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THK WRBKLV IIII.O TRIDUNR, HII.O, HAWAII, FRIDAY, MARCH ifl, 1904,
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oat, ntul you must dlgost your food,
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good digestion, thoso uro essential.
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lilm much pwl, Tlio lint Imttle worked
wonders for nic. Soon my appetite came
Imck, my liullRestlon Mas Hired, and I was
strung and hearty."
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1 TIIK (JHKMUI.l'O KIHHT.
Korean Kmppror's Advisor in Ik In
, Honolulu, March 8. The first
ninn to pass through Honolulu Irom
Korea since the wnt began is a pas
sengerahourd the transport Thomas.
V. F. Sands Is his name and he
1 has for the last four years been the
chief advisor to the Emperor of
I Korea. Mr. Sands was previous t,o
that time connected with the diplo-
malic service of America. He is
j going to the United States on busi
ness. He joined the Thomas at
Nagasaki. He did not personally
, witness the naval fight at Chemulpo,
'but he has brought a clear account
of that affair and is also able to tell
much of the conditions in Korea.
, "I left Seoul and Chemulpo on
1 February i8," he said this morning.
. "Up to that time we had not heard
much about the operations of the
"Japanese fleet against Port Arthur,
I although, ot course, we knew all of
I the details of the naval fight at
Chemulpo. Previous to February
8 the Russian cruiser Variag, which
was an unprotected vessel, the gun
boat Korietz and the Russian com
mercial steamer Suugaria were in
the harbor at Chemulpo. There
were the British cruiser Talbot,
Italian cruiser Elba, French cruiser
Pascal and American gunboat Vicks
burg. On the afternoon of the 8th
the Koreitz started to leave the har
bor., She had not gone very far be
fore she saw the Japanese third-class
cruiser Chiyoda and five torpedo
boats completely encircling the
mouth of the harbor so that she
could not get past. The Russian
' vessel af once returned to the har
jbiir. That night ' the lights from
'the vessels, evidtutly of 'a large
On the next morning word was
sent by the Japanese commander
calling on the Russians to surrender
i or leave the harbor by noon. The
last alternative meant that they
would have to come out to be at
tacked by the blockading fleet. The
officers of the other foreign vessels
had received word of the situation
and the approaching fight was
"At 11 o'clock the three Russian
vessels formed and started out of
the harbor. The Variag went first,
under her lea to be protected came
the Koreitz and then the mail
steamer. The Japanese were drawn
up at the entrance of the harbor.
The'e were three or four larger ves
sels in addition to the ones that had
been seen the first day, one of the
heavy boats being a battleship.
There is a dispute as to which ves
sel discharged the first shot. It is
hard to determine. Some claim
that the Koreitz did, while others
assert that the Japanese did. In
any event, one of the first shots dis
charged by the Japanese fleet was a
twelve-inch shell and it was fired at
the Variag. The shell struck the
officer who was on the bridge. The
man was shattered into atoms aud
the shell wrecked the bridge. '
"The Japanese had the range, for
they were just outside of the mouth
of the harbor, and their marksman
.ship was excellent. Within a short
; time several shots struck the Variag
about the water line aud also struck
, at different places about her. She
! was soon in a bad way. She began
j to list to one s deaud was evidently
I filling with water. It soon became
apparent that there was no possibil-
ity of the vessels escaping. There
was every prospect tint the Variag
j would sink, so her commander then
1 made a circle, trying to inflict as
; much damage on the attacking ves
I sels as possible as he made his way
back ino the harbor. 'Both I he Ko
reitz and the Sungaria returned to
the harbor. The firing lasted about
fifty minutes aud during that time
109 men on the Variag were killed
and wounded. The wounded were
badly injured and the majority of
them died or will probably die of
"After the Russian boats returned
to the harbor a demand for them to
surrender by 4 p. m. came from the
Japanese fleet. The Variag was
evidently sinking, so her commander
ran ner aground. AH ot the
wounded and the crew and some of
the dead were gotten off her, but
about thirty or forty dead were lelt
Inboard the Variag. She was th.-n
blown upaudsauk. It wn.s decided
to destroy the Koreitz, so her crew
was taken off and the vessel blown
up. The mail steamer burnt nnd
"The foreign men-of-war sent '
their boats out for the purpose of
rescuing the Russian sailors from
the various ships. The boats from
the Vicksburg were sent out, but
they did not pick up any of the
men. The Russian sailors and offi
cers were distributed about on the
other warships that were in port.
This action on the part of the for
eign commanders later caused con
siderable of a mix-up, for, after the
Russian vessels were destroyed, the
commdudcr of the Japanese navy
sent in a demand that the men be
surrendered as prisoners of war to
him. This demand was refused by
the foreign vessels. Captain Mar
shall, the commander of the Amer
ican vessel, had foreseen that some
complication might ensue as the re
sult of the rescue of the men and
the attempt to hold them, so he had
not been n party to the decision by
the other commanders to refuse to
surrender the prisoners. The mat
ter was undetermined for some days
until the commanders could be ad
vised by their governments.
"It was claimed that the Japanese
did wrong in attacking the Russians
in a neutral port. The Japanese had
probably drawn up their vessels out
side of the harbor line of Chemul
po, hut they did not let the Rus
sians get out, aud the Russian ves
sels were practically inside the har
bor of Chemulpo when the fight
occurred. It was subsequently de
cided by the various governments
that they would hold the rescued
Russians until the end of the war.
Those token by the Talbot will be
sent to the British settlement at
Hong Kong, the French to Saigon
and the Germans to Kiuo-Chow.
The German vessel did not arrive,
however, until a day or so after the
.V Kcckless Payment.
According to the Kelly (Kan.)
Reporter it does not pay to be
facetious. It relates that a lawyer
in a Southern Kansas town recently
received a note for collection against
a wealthy business man. The note
was outlawed, because the business
man had not always been in a
position where the debt could be
collected from him. The lawyer
wrote him that as he was now able
to pay he ought to do so. The
business man replied that he refused
to pay the note, but if the holder
was in need he would contribute,
and inclosed a bread check. The
la'wyer credited the note with the
value of the check, which renews
the note under the laws of this state,
and he will now proceed to collect
the note, with interest. It is pres
umed that the business man has
Uehr Returns From Washington.
Honolulu, March 8. A. C. Gehr
of Kohala ditch fame returned from
Washington yesterday on the China.
Gehr went to the capitol for an
order to stop the sale of the Kohola
ditch at auction, but the Secretary
of Interior refused his request, hold
ing to the former opinion that the
Territorial government had the
right to dispose of the lease without
the interference of the Unite'd States.
Mr. Gehr said yesterday, "I have
been away 011 the Kohala ditch
business and was in Washington on
that account. I am not at liberty
to disclose the plans made, but I
will be present at the advertised
sale of the Kohala lease 011 March
12th. I have not sized up the
.situation yet as I do not know what
1 win uo, out i nave not given up
hopes of securing the water rights."
It is said that Gehr will make nn
attempt to prevent the sale when
the lease is offered at auction.
Whether this will be by legal means
or otherwise is not known.
Russians Cliot'i' Their liCailurs,
St. Petersburg, March 12. Ad'
miral Makaroff, who will command
the Russian naval forces in the
Orient, was the hero of a
Tokio, Japan, March 12. The
Japanese war loan bonds have been
over-subscribed nearly five times.
l,iititnilioilioi .lint lee (JIvpk Mini
.MoiidiM us it Common Vng.
A policeman came in from Iau
, pahochoe Tuesday with the famous
the very much
the Porto Rican
of knife wielding and ball-and-chain-losing
fame. There had been
an offer of reward standing for the
capture of J.opez since his escape
in January. How miserable the
valiant Lopez must have' felt when
he was brought into Hilo may be
inferred from the following circum
stances ol his capture:
He Was taken by a Porto Rican 1
officer at Waipuuai .i,uear Laupaboe
hoc, last Sunday. He was arraigned
before Judge Rickard'at Laupahoe
hoe as a common vag with no visi
ble means of support. Upon this
charge he wa3 found guilty nnd
sentenced to eleven mouths' impris
onment. "Whether the police at
Laupahochoe and the judge of that
village knew they had Hawaii's
(finest "gentleman of the road" and
mm 11 JULi: won uu uis ucuu iiua uui
beeu stated. It may be that their
ignorance of Lopez's bad qualities
made nil the proceedings tame. Or
it may be that with Solomon-like
wisdom they chose to convince the
great outlaw that he was nothing
more than n harmless vagrant, with
occasional uncontrolable impulses to
carve his fellow men with cau,e
Mountain View, Hawaii,
March 14, 1904
Editor Triihtnk: Generally thej
people of Hawaii are astonished to I
find that the Territory is "broke"1
and begging. It is not hard to ac-'
count for. The causes which have
produced the effect should have
been removed at the proper time.
Dole should never have been ap
pointed Governor. He was a fail
ure as manager and financier long
before the passage of the Organic
Act. It is now a question as to
whether or not Carter can rise
above his surroundings. In my
opinion he cannot. You may search
the Senate Journals in vain to find
a case wherein Carter opposed by
voice 6V ote any one of the many
existing evils to which this Terri
tory fell heir at its birth.
However, I am willing to give
him a .chance to redeem himself,
and many citizens all over the Ter
ritory are, no doubt, watching to
see what his policy is before passing
judgment upon him.
I have always held that salaries
in this Territory are far too high
and out of all proportion to every
thing else. Salaries should be re
duced 25 per, cent. 011 general prin
ciples and cut to stay. The Gover
nor now recommends that salaries
should be reduced 20 per cent.
Why did he not so advise when he
was a member of the Senate? H
now advocates cutting incidentals.
Wily "did he not so advise when he
was a member of the Semite? Then
he voted for incidentals galore.
1 here should be no such word as
incidentals or any synonymous term
used in an appropriation bill
Is Governor Carter now going to
advocate what Senator Carter failed
to advocate? That's the question.
Is he going to advocate that the
public lands be turned over to the
Federal Government, thereby re
iieving the Territory of. the euor-
mous expense and the obtaining of
a better service and legal titles?
Is he going to advocate the turn
ing over of the leper settlement to
the Federal Government, thereby
relieving the taxpayer of this euor-
moUs expanse and obtaining better
Is he going to advocate that the
Federal Government pay the ex-
nenses of the U-gislature.as is done
in other Territories?
As Senator he voted large appro
priations for militia and the baud.
UM,I ...ill 1... ,t no r5.,r..0 Ao
Senator he voted against county or -
ganization. What will he do as
iGoveruoi? Will he trade 7r,oooi
acres of the public domain on the "itely and fixing the price of gas
Island of Hawaii for a town lot in n'ul electricity was favorably re
Honolulu? T. J. RYAN. ported to the House today by the
Washington, D. C, March 12 A
House committee to investigate the
Postal frauds was appointed today.
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i Told lu Washington.
! The squabble in the House when
Pennsylvania, said the election of
Mayor McClellan in New York
meant "free rum and free immora-
, Hty" reminded Leon R. Bailey of
New York, who was here at the
meeting of the Democratic National
Committee, of the Western repre
sentative who went home to plead
for re-election, says the Washington
correspondence of the New York
"Fellow citizens," he said, "I,
I "avc rcir"eu lo "3 UK"' 'r r j
1 . 1 . ..i. :.. r 1
isunrages. 1 Know j nave ueen
accused of many things.
been charged with being drunk in
the street, with consorting with
improper perso s, with selling my
vote, with lobbying for corrupt
measures, with taking money not
my own, but, thank God, my fellow
citizcus. I have not been charged
with immorality I"
Paris, March 12. The agiee-
( tuent between Turkey and Bulgaria
1 to preserve peace in the Balkans
.i!ll nrlnlitti Ka L!r..n.l tnlnu
"'" I"""""' "b""' IWW..L
' Washington, March 12. The
bill extending the franchise of the
Hawaiian Electric Company mdefi-
Committee on Territories. The
bill, while not establishing n limit
to the franchise, gives the Terri
torial Legislature and Congress the
right to amend,
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