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til Majesty Hie King will hold u
reception nt Iolaul I'alarc on llu- even,
lug of Mnnilny, llie 17th Inst.
Government OlllrlaN fiom T."0 j. m.
to S l M.
Diplomatic imtl Cmiimlnr Corp? from
8 v. m. to 8.8(1 r. M.
Public from 8.150 P. m. to 10 p. i.
U. 11. .IUD1), II. At.'s Chamberlain.
Chamberlain's Ollho, )
Ulam P.ilnre, Nocmber 1(1, tfSI.
NOT 1 CIS.
'I'lic Worltl'N I iitliiHl 1'iul mill 'cii(rii.
,ln compliance with tin Invltntion fiom
the Sveictary of Slate of the Unllcil
.Stute.s of America. the Government pro
poses to tend to the above named Expo
sition, about to be held in New Orleans,
an ample a representation im may be
foiiiul possible of the products anil
manufactures of ihh Kingdom.
All appeal l Ibereforc earnestly made
to all persons engaged In Agricultural
and Imtiiilrinl puiMiiits to furnish speci
mens for Kxhiblllon showing their pro
ducts in all the Maget of growth and nf
All private ovhlblts will be taken
charge of and forwaulcd to and from
the reposition by the Gowriiinent free
of expen-e In the Inhibitor. The e.v
hlliils will be In the custody of Special
Comiiii.-.loncii who will alteinl to their
display, and see tint they arc pinperly
A limited number of forni'i for appli
cations for space have been received by
the Government, together with papers
explaining the rules to be followed by
Inhibitors, and the facilities which
liavo been piovidcd for their benefit.
These will be furnished to intending
Exhibitor, on application being made
to the Secretary of the Foreign Olllcc.
Those who have nolthe opportunity of
obtaining those blanks should send a
written statement to the Foreign Olllce,
giving ,i concise deseiiption of what
they arc going to send, and stilting what
amount of space will be lequlrcd for its
Packages containing exhibits for
transmission should be sent to the Gov
eriiincnt before the -'"lb intaiii, ad
(Ircssil as tollnws:
Xew Orleans Imposition,
Care of Hawaiian Government.
From (sender's name and aildicss)
And advice of the same eut to the .Se
cretary of the Foreign Olllce. If any
intending Kblbltor requiri an exten
sion of the time for sendiii.; in exhibits,
notice of the same should at once be
given. The Oo eminent have received
an asiurauce that all the latitude in this
lepect that is possible will be granted
by the Management of the Imposition.
Any further information requited may
be obtained by writing to the Seci clary
of the Foreign Olllce.
WALTER M. GIBSON,
Minister of Foieign Allah's.
Alliolaiil Halo,;Xov. 11, 1SSI. MiStf
1USIIOP & (Jo., ISAXKHKS
Honolulu, Hawaiian Island-.
Draw Exchange on the
UlliiU T OiilUorniji. S. l-
And their agents in
NEW YORK, BOSTON. HONG KONG. ,
Messrs. N'. M. IiothM-hlhl AiSon, London.
The Commercial Hani: Co., of Sydney,
The Commercial ll.inl; Co., of Svduev,
The Hank of Now Zealand: Auckland,
Chiistchiireh, and Wellington.
Tim II ml: or Hritlsli Columbia. Vic.
torla, H. 0. and Poitland, Or".
Transact a CJeueral Hanking HiihIiicss.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
Bat eitiblUial fir the benefit of all,
THURSDAY, NOV. Ill, 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
Gymnasium, Skating, 7.
Monthly Meeting, Y.M.C.A. 7::i!)
Mystic Lodge, No. , 7:.1(l.
E. 1 Adams will sell at the store
of II. Ilackfeld & Co.. at 1(1, dry
goods, &c, &c.
Ladie' I'rayer Meeting, Fort SI.
Church, at tl o'clock.
THE NEW ORLEANS EXPOSITION.
Our morning contemporary is au
thorized to stale that.it had always
been contemplated that this country
should bo represented at the Wotld's
Industrial and Cotton Centennial
Exposition by an olllcial exhibit and
by u Commissioner. It was Infor
mation brought back by the Hon.
.ii.jii;uiijuii;f;iriiiji!iejjMi)iij.wi'H:iimiirtiiiiii !! iffi'ijngwwr
Fmtl Neumann which lcil tho Gov
ernment to invito the community to
lake it lmml in making u creditable
sliiiw. Our criticisms of llio late
ness of the hour nt which the public
is invited to participate, and of the
neglect to enlist tho sympathies and
services of tho l'lanler.-.' Company hi
thewoik, are (strengthened by this
authorized statement. We believe
no small benefit would accrue to this
country from having itt icsouiccs
advertised as they might bo at this
universal show, and would never
object to a reasonable expenditure
for thai purpose, indeed, it will
be n matter for congratulation if the
rest of the appropriation for foreign
missions be not spent upon less use
ful objects. Still, as important in
ternal services arc likely to go beg
ging tho whole of the current period,
there ought to be better reasons for
undertaking the necessary expendi
ture than the enthusiasm rather than
information imported by tho At-torney-Oeucral,
regarding "the gt eat
interest that is being taken in Ameri
ca in the Exposition and the disap
pointment experienced by the olll
eials of the Fair at the absence of
any application for space front Ha
waii." As to tho "great interest,"
not a dollar had been subscribed by
the commercial mctiopolis of the
United States toward the show up" to
two or three weeks ago. The dis
appointment regarding the indiffer
ence of .sweet iWiss Hawaii probably
represents tho influence of the Expo
sition tootcrs upon her impression
able legal guardian, in their eager
efforts to obtain her to set up in a
corner, like the prettiest girl in a
church fair, as one of the attractions.
If she cannot go they will only have
to get the next best substitute, and
that is all there is of the "disappoint
ment." However, public money is
going to be spent in sending a gen
eral exhibit from here, and probably
about as much if it is a poor as if it
is :i good display. Therefore, we
sincerely hope that the public will
co-operate with the Government to
the best possible advantage in the
meagre time allowed. Instructions
will be found in an olllcial adver
tisement in another column. The
rumor as to one of the Commis
sioner to be sent, given etinency
and credence by us yesterday, is
authoritatively denied this morning.
Nevertheless, our source of infor
mation justified making use of the
rumor, the importance of which
simply was that it gave strength to
an appearance that' one object of
springing the Exposition scheme on
tho public nt the eleventh hour was
to reward a newspaper in an indirect
way for supporting the Ciovernmcnt.
Personally the gentleman mentioned
is unobjectionable as a Commis
sioner. L. P. Patten Shot and Killed
on Fort Street by H. A.
Particulars of the Tragedy
Shortly after five o'clock yesterday
afternoon, a terrible deed was com-'
milted on Fort street opposite the
Hawaiian Hazar. Mr. 1'attcn, for
several years a salesman at No. 10
store, of J. T. Watcrhousc, was seen
to suddenly run out of the store with
a long stick in his hand, rush across
the street and strike a man with the
stick on tho head. The attacked
man turijcM on his assailant, and
drawing a pistol of !)8 calibre from
his pocket llred two shots in quick
succession. Patten moved on a few
steps, saying he was not hurt, but
immediately after reeled and fell
down. Ho was taken into Uenson,
Smith & Co.'s store, but only lived
a few moments. The street in that
vicinity was soon crowded with
people, and a9 tho news spread ex
citement ran high. The man who
fired the shot ran up tho street,
turned on to Hotel street and into
Horn's bakery. His Ex. W. M.
Gibson, who witnessed tho affair,
followed after the man in his car
riage, and found him in the rear of
tho building and advised him with
success to give himself up. He
asked whether Pulton was dead, and
was then taken to tho Police Station,
nnd afterwards moved over to Onhii
pvlsoii. The bfowd assembled was !
very llercc over tho affair, loud cries I
of " Hang him ! " " Gel u rope I "
"Tie him to a telephone post!"
being heard. Deputy Marshal Day
ton, who is coroner, at once em
paneled a jury, and an inquest was
held at half-past seven o'clock in
Uenson, Smith & Co.'s store.
'i it i: ixjt'i:sT.
The following jury were duly
sworn: J. II. Paty, G. V. Smith,
J. T. Watcrhotisc, Jr.,. I. II. Fisher,
W. 1$. McAllister, Chas. Ilnssclman.
Mr. .1. Hrown acted as Coroner's
Wai.tkii M. Ginsox (Minister of
Foreign Affairs), being called and
sworn, testified as follows: About
half-past live this evening I was
seated in my carriage near the door
of Wonner & Co.'s jewelry store,
and while there I observed Mr.
Patten, whom 1 know very well,
standing near Walcrhousc's door. I
observed him particularly because I
had been listening to a great deal of
talk about him and other parties, cal
culated to attract unusual attention.
After watching him for some time,
saw him enter the store and reappear
shortly on the street, with a stick in
his hand, which I noticed particu
larly because it was a stick of white
wood. (Piece of stick produced
and identified by witness. ) Saw him
then run across the street, but did
not think anything in particular was
the trouble. Saw him rapidly ap
proach a bhorl man ; could not say
it was Hridgcs. Then saw Patten
raise the stick to strike the other
man, and called the attention of my
family to what seemed to be a serious
affray. Saw Patten strike tho man
said to be hridgcs on the back with
the stick. Then saw their hands up
in a struggle, and shortly heard two
pistol reports ; heard distinctly two
reports. After the second report,
saw Patten walk away as if nothing
was the matter. This struggle took
place opposite the Ten Cent store.
When Patten got opposite Lycan's
music store J saw his face change
and baw him stagger, and friends
carry him into the store. Thought
it was Uridgcs because he had been
proposing to sell the hoard of Health
a house and lot in Ililo for a branch
hospital. Could not tell from seeing
the affray that it was hridgcs, but,
on the strength of what I knew about
him and Patten, Went at once to
Mr. Horn's shop, nnd said to Mr.
Horn, "Ho ii unquestionably inside
this building, and had better sur
render." Looked through the build
ing, and found him in the wood
shed, and told him lie might as well
surrender, as it would be futile for
him to try to escape. He came out
then, asking, " Is ho dead?" After
coming from the station house, I
asked at the Ten Cent store if any
thing was found, and was given a
hat supposed to bo hridgcs'. The
affray happened within two min
utes: hridgcs was arrested within
ten minutes. Could not say, with
out further knowledge beyond what
1 saw, that he was the man.
hy the Attorney-General Within
live minutes after the shooting I
found him in Horn's place. Was
probably !)0 to -JO paces from the
affray when it happened. Heard
distinctly two shots and saw the
Hash of one. .Immediately after the
flash Patten, ns it were, disengaged
himself, and I said to my daughter,
"He is not hurt." After he walked
about ten paces, I saw him change
in countenance, .stagger and fall.
When I saw Patten start fust I did
not know what he was going for
until T saw the struggle. Had I
known nothing of the circumstances
I should not have gone any further,
bul feeling satisfied that tho man
running away was Hridgcs I pro
ceeded at once to Horn's hakcry.
By Jurors When l'atten was
outside the door, I did not see him
conversing with anybody, but I
recognized one face in tho group
which was familiar. Do not recog
nizo that hat as tho one worn by
one of the men, but believe it to bo
thesnmc. Q. " What did Bridges
say?" A. Said I, "Bridges, you
shot Patten." He said,' "1b he
dead?" "He is. I saw him car
ried into a store. You had better
surrender yourself, as the people nro
threatening to lynch you."
(Aside I heard a well-known
citizen call for n ropo to hang him,
and told him lie had better bo. care
ful or he would go to jail with this
Man.) As he Went along he made
tho remark, "What will this be
called I" and the Deputy Marshal
said it would be entered as murder.
Bridges came out of llio woodshed
J.vmi'.s F. Noiiix, being sworn,
testified as follows: Was on Fort
street this afternoon about ten min
utes past five. Was standing direct
ly opposite Williams's photograph
gallery, on the sidewalk, and saw
Patten and Bridges struggling. I
know them both. Patten was look
ing up the street and hridgcs down.
When I saw them first they were in
a rough-and-tumble, Patten with a
stick in ids hand. Tlicy had their
hands on each other, and the stick
was in Patten's right hand, lie had
his left hand on hridges's right
shoulder. This struggle lasted per
haps for a minute, neither getting
the advantage. Just then I saw
Bridges put his hand behind him,
draw a revolver and lire. When I
heard the first shot I ran across the
street. They were facing each
other, very close together. When I
got half-way across the street the
second shot wns ilrod. They were
then standing at an angle toward
each other, diagonally across the
street, opposite Thrum's store.
Biidges was facing makai. After
the second shot, Bridges ran up Fort
street. I noticed his hat on the
ground before he fired the second
shot, and I think before any shot.
It was a hat like the ono produced.
When Patten ran in fact he walked
down 1 got hold of his arm. Saw
ids waistcoat on lire and put it out
with my thumb and finger, and said;
" hen, come with me to a physician ;
you are wounded." His reply was,
"Oh, I am not hurt." I said,
"You arc; you arc wounded on the
side; your vest is on fire." Just
opposite Lycan's storo ho reeled and
fell, and I had hard work to keep
him from striking on a packing box.
Just then a gentleman was coining
up street, and 1 said, "Help me
take this man up to Benson, Smith
& Co.'s drug store; he's shot."
This gentleman assisted me, and we
brought him up to this store where
he now lies.
Further questioned 1 did not see
anything in Patten's hands besides
that stick. There was no other
scullle on the street at the time.
Bridges ran up the sidewalk on Fort
street. I saw the pistol distinctly
at the second shot.
Fiii:. II. IIaysi'.ldex was called
and sworn. He was in tho carriage
with -Mr. Gibson, and his evidence
agreed with the lattcr's in every
E. W. JoitiMN, being sworn, testi
fied: Patten worked in Water
house's store, No. 10, Fort street.
J belong to the same store. A little
past fl o'clock, Starkcy, Patten and
myself were standing at the door
talking. Wc were just about to
close up. Patten suddenly left us
and went in and came back with n
stick in his hand like the one pro
duced. It is used to roll American
oil cloth. I said, "What is up
now?" lie made no reply but ran
across the road and up the sidewalk
until ho overtook a short tnan, whom
he struck over the head several
blows. Then they struggled. The
last 1 saw of them then they had
reached the street off the sidewalk.
Not wishing to be a witness in an
assault and battery case against
Patten, I turned to go into the store
and heard a report as of a pistol
shot, and whilst again turning I
heard a second report and saw smoke
blowing down the street. The two
men then parted, the shorter one
running up the street nnd Patten
walking down tho sidewalk'. A
moment afterwards I saw a man
take hold of Patten and 6aw him as
hoifell.- Then saw Patten carried
tip the street and that was all.
Further questioned I saw noth
ing in Patten's hand excopt the
stick. Tho slick would be about a
yard and a quarter long before it
was broken. Saw no one else in tho
fltrugglo, would have known if there
had been. They seemed to have
mutually drawn back before the
shots were filed.
T. M. Stauki:, sworn, testified :
I belong to Wntct house's lower
storo. Was up to No. 10 this even
ing on my way to dinner, on busi
ness, about five o'clock. After some
conversation with Mr. Jordan, Mr.
Patten disappeared in the store and
came back with it stick like that pro
duccd. Saw him go across tho road
to a shorter man whom I believe was
Bridges. I know Bridges by sight.
Saw Patten strike him over tho neck (
with the stick, and after seeing one
blow struck 1 returned to the store.
In a short time heard two shots
fired. Next tiling 1 saw was Patten
being helped up the Street. Hccog
nlzcd Bridges as the man Patten
The inquest was then adjourned
to Lc Progrcs dc l'Occanic Lodge
room, nl half-past nine this morn
ing, a post mortem examination lo
be held an hour earlier.
Tills morning at ten minutes be
foro ten o'clock the inquest was re
sumed. I)u. RoimiiT McKiiiiii.v, sworn,
stated he had :nailc a j)ost mortem
examination with Dr. N. B. Emer
son. Found three external gunshot
wounds. Rigor mortis distinctly
marked. First wound 1: inches
above navel on medial line. Second
wound over ninth left rib at the
intersection of a line drawn perpen
dicularly from the axilla and a
second horizontal line drawn from
4 inches below left nipple.' Third
wound about 2A inches distant from
wound No. 2, upwards and back
wards from it. Wound No. 1 in
the abdomen allowed the introduc
tion of the forefinger. From this
wound a largo quantity of blood was
found. The wound on the side, No.
2, was marked by the skin being
scorched, and passed along the rib
nnd did not enter the cavity of the
chest, meeting No. IJ as it passed
out, distance 2A inches from entrance
to exit. On opening the abdomen
the pcritonenl cavity was found filled
witli a largo quantity of fluid and
clotted blood. The ball was found
to have traversed downwards and
backwards, passing a little to the
right, about 0 inches. It entered
the abdomen and was found lodged
in the soft parts (from which it was
extracted) of the right internal sur
face of the ilium, making in its
course a largo wound in the right
external iliac artery which produced
deatli by causing profuse hemor
rhage. By the Attorney-General What
is the nature of the wound.
Dr. McKibbin The nature of
such a wound as No. 1 must neces
sarily prove speedily fatal.
The pistol ball was here produced
and identified by the Doctor as the
one found by Dr. Emerson.
Dn. N. B. Extnitsox, sworn, con
curred in the above statement, add
ing that he found the bullet and
handed it to Dr. McKibbin, and saw
him give it to Coroner Dayton.
The Jury after being absent about
twenty minutes returned a verdict
that the said Leonard Kowley Pat
ten came to his death on tho 12th of
November in Honolulu, from the
effects of a pistol bullet discharged
at him by Hiram Alfred Bridges.
Mr. W. It. Castle attended at the
inquest and watched the proceedings
on behalf of Hiram A. Bridges.
LEONARD ROWLEY PATTEN.
The victim of the sad tragedy
enacted in our midst yesterday was
born March 21U1, 18J18. A certificate
of baptism found among his effects
show that lie was baptized in a
church ut Marrictte near Atlanta,
Georgia. He was an officer in the
Southern Army. The deceased en
tered the employ of J. T. Water
house about nine years ago, being
recommended by Deputy Marshal
Dayton. He was a member of
Lodge Le Progrcs l'Occanic, Mystic
Lodge No. 2 and Oahu Lodge No. 1.
Knights of Pythias, and formerly a
member of the Improved Order of
Bed Men. He came hero for his
health and remained because the
climate suited him. It is said he
leaves sonic property. Itumor has
it that he had a wife and family
living in the United States, but those
professing to know deny this.
HIRAM ALFRED BRIDGES.
The man who shot Patten yester
day is a native of St, Louis, Mo.,
where his parents now reside. He
came to those Islands about five
years ago and went to Ililo, where ho
was employed in tho storo of the
Iteed estate. His wife died in May
last, leaving him with two small
children. Ho camo to Honolulu in
July, and on August 2nd married a
daughter of Mr. Horn, the Hotel
street baker. It was his Intention to
leave on tho 3tatlpo3a on Saturday)
with his wife, if lie could have got
his affairs at llilo properly settled.
I lo is 2!) years of age.
Great Credit Sale
H. HAOKFELD & Go
w it. i. in: coxo.vi)i:i on
Friday, BSov. 1484
Commencing :it 10 a, m.
NEW DHESS GOODS,
PHINTS, DEKIMS, vto.
E. P. ADAMS, Auct'rl
rpilE MAIL liv the
WtU close nt the Post Olllce,
At 10 iMii., Saturday,
Nov. 15, 1SS-J.
" LATE LETTER 15 AG " will lie
l:enl nnmi till 11 .Rn. n.tn. t rvn.ni.lv n
late letters, mi wlilHi nn mMltlmvil I'nr.
of Five Cents each letter inuit lie paid.
Persons mailing correspondence on
the morning of the steamer's departure,
nre requested lo stump all letters before
II. 31. WHITNEY, P.M.G.
Post Onice. Honolulu, Nov. Kith, 1884.
SITUATION AV ANTED.
BY A GE1JMAN 22 years old, u dor
Htnmls Gnidenlnjj, Milking Cows
nnd is n good Hostler. Applv to
J. E. WISEMAX.
80S lv aSMcichiinltticet.
LOST on Tuesdav night,
the 11 til hist., a Hunting
Dog. Color, diirk.ted with
bushy crey tail, medium
S&sssizc, hair recently clinntd.
answers to the name of "Iliinio," about
13 months old. A reward will be given
on returning same to
"W. W. DLMOXD,
At Watcihoubo's King St. Store.
J. I. OAT, JR. k GO'S.
Has just lcceivcd per Mariposa,
Bxs Choice Apples
Atmorc's Mince Meat, Cnmbcrrks,
Whlttnkor's Star llnm. Bacon,
Lard, Cal. Cheese, Kits Mackerel,
Kits Salmon Bellies,
Kegs Family Beef, Kegs Porls,
New Orleans Molusses,
Saloon Bread, Crackers, I'otalofi.
Family Klo'ir, Wheat, Corn,
Oats, Bran, Onions, &c, &e.
807 ' TELEPHONE 11!). 2w
rpilE ANNUAL MEETING of the
JL Stockholders of Wilder' Steam
ship Co. (Limited), will be held ut the
olllco of tho Company on Monday, No
vember 17, 1881, at 9 o'clock a. jr.
S. B. HOSE,
Secretary Wilder's S. S. Co.
Honolulu, Nov. 12, 1831. 807 -It
J. F. SHOWN,
Special nttcntlon given to Surveying
in Honolulu and vicinity.
Records searched, and plans showing
titles carefully prepared.
Office, Room No. 5, upstairs,
Campbell's Block, Fort St.
JNO. A. PALMER,
Collector, Hen I Estate,
cuernl Hiihiiicmh Agent.
Oflko In Campbell's Now Block,
815 tf Boom No. 7, rp-Stalrn.
A FEW CHOICE BUILD1NO LOTS,
also Residence properly on thu
Plains ut a bargain.
For Rent Several woll furnished,
rooms, in private fiimlHu gool loca.
tlon. Pleasant rooms for two gentle,
men, with privilege of keenln;; 2 horses
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