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THE KOLDA EPIDEMIC.
nuroivr of the imiksidcxt of the
DOAltD OF HEALTH ON THIJ FKVKR
Dr. N. B. Emerson, President of
the Board of Health, visited Koloa,
Kuuai, Inst week, and lias presented
the following report to tlio Board :
Gentlemen": Tlio labor biipply
of tbe Koloa Plantation consists
chiefly of Germans, a small number,
mostly lunas, and skilled workmen.
Portuguese adults 70
llawaiians, adults, mules 67
New. llebridians, both sexes ... 41
South Sea Islanders, both sexes. 08
Japanese adults 108
And n few miscellaneous workmen.
The deaths from January 1st to
October -1th, 1888, inclusive, have
been as follows:
Portuguese . , 0
llawaiians, consumption 1, drop
Negro, rupture of the bladder. . .
New llebridians, consumption G,
South Sea Islanders, dysentery. . .
Japanese, fever 5, dysentery 2. . .
"While this does not constitute an
epidemic of formidable dimensions,
it nevertheless is of sullicient im
portance to demand attention, and
to call for such measures as the cir
cumstances of the case demand.
At the time of my visit to Koloa,
Mr. Cropp was prostrated from ty
phoid fever and unable to attend to
business, so that I did not sec him,
but Mr. Louis Kahlbaum, Assistant
Manager, and Mr. Martin Richter,
book-keeper of Koloa Plantation,
willingly offered me all the informa
tion they weie possessed of and ex
pressed themselves as anxious to do
everything possible for the health
and protection of their men.
The present epidemic began about
the middle of June, and was marked
by tho occurrence of cases of ty
phoid fever, accompanied by bowel
trouble, diarrhoea and dysentery.
The number of cases of typhoid
reported among the Japanese alone
was about 30. In addition to this num
ber, 3 German employees, of the
Koloa plantation were affected, viz:
Mr. Cropp, the Manager and two
It is probably safe in reckoning
with this epidemic to charge the
cases of continuous fever and of
aggravated bowel disturbance such
as dysentery, to one and the same
It is tf well known fact that con
taminated water which will in one
case produce typhoid fever, will in
another produce diarrhoea or dysen
tery. The number of deaths then
chargeable to the typhoidal poison
may be put at eleven, as follows :
New llebridians 3, South Sea Isl
anders 1, Japanese 7. Total 11.
The first death among the Japan
ese took place in the last week of
In searching for the causes that
have produced the present epidemic,
I have considered: .A
1st. The water supply and drain
age. 2d.- Other causes of pollution ;
such as night soil, cattle, etc.
3rd. Food and general habits of
1st. Water Supply :This comesfrom
two sources, the Koloa stream which
rises in the water-shed back of the
town of Koloa at a distance of 4$ to
5 miles north of the Koloa landing.
About 2 miles from the ocean
this stream is joined by the stream
which is the outlet of the Palena
Swamp, flowing cast.
The Koloa stream has fiom time
immemorial been the source of water
supply to the people of the district
of Koloa, for drinking, bathing,
washing, irrigation, in line forall
Before the Koloa plantation was
established the supply of water was
pure and of good quality ; but sinco
the founding of that plantation the
pollutions that have found their way
into this -stream have increased
"pari passu," with tho growth of
It will readily be seen that when
tho output of the plantation was but
500 or GOO tons of sugar a year, the
amount of pollution finding its way;
into this stream which is the only
passage for the escape of surface
and ditch water into the ocean,
must necessarily have been much
less than when "it is as now, 2200
or 2400 tons in one year. Originally
tho Koloa stream contained an
abundant supply of potable water.
At tho present time much of it is
diverted for irrigation and mill use
by tho Koloa Plantation.
What remains is rendered unfit
for drinking, or oven bathing or
washing long before it reaches the
village, by many sources of im
purity. These consist of tho ordinary
drainage and filtration from culti
yatcd fields, stables, and also
much of tho refuse and wash of
tho mill, imparting to it n dark
muddy color, and an offensive
In addition to tho causes men
tioned it should be staled that tho
Koloa plantation has within a few
years drained an extensive marsh
situated to the N. 13. of the planta
tion, known as tho Pulena Swamp,
which adds a turbid stream to the
river abovo mentioned.
I am informed by Mr, Kahlbaum
that bcpro tho swamp was drained
the water which overflowed from
the oame and found its way by tho
outlet previously mentioned into tho
stream, though high colored like an
infusion of strong tea, was potable
and not offensive.
Sinco tho deep drains have been
cut, tho wator that passes into tlio
stream by way of tho outlet is
muddy and offensive.
When grinding is going on nt the
mill, a laigo amount of wash from
the mill itself, charged with a cer
tain amount of saccharine matter,
often in a state of fermentation, is
discharged directly into the stream.
At such time the emanations from
tho stream arc in a high degree of
fensive, filling tho air with sicken
The Koloa stream is used by the
population, chiefly Hawaiian, who
live along its borders below tho mill,
for purposes of irrigation for domes
tic uses and is perforce their chief
avail for drinking water.
The houses occupied by tho plan
tation hands also are scattered along
the banks of this same stream, and
many of them doubtless resort to it
, for a supply of drinking water.
The degree of its pollution at
times may bo inferred from the fact
that when pollutions from the mill
are discharged into it, the fish
principally oopu that live in its
waters rise to the surface and die in
Tho Koloa Plantation, awaro of
the necesssity of pure drinking wa
ter for its own employees, has
within a few months laid down three
small flumes which are filled from
the upper part of the Koloa stream,
and offer a supply of excellent wa
ter accessible to all of their people
who will take the pains to go for it.
Tho large part of the population
of Koloa, however, including the
Hawaiians and many of the planta
tion hands, are so situated that they
must use of the polluted stream or
The well-to-do foreigners have
been compelled to lay pipes to con
vey clean water to their residences.
One considerable cause of pollu
tion of this stream is that the cattle,
horses, and mules of the Koloa
plantation are allowed to enter into
it to drink.
2d. Other causes of pollution: The
lay of the land iu the Koloa district
is not favorable for drainage.
The result is that surfaco water
and liquid impurities of all sorts
that are not confined by banks,
walls or receptacles finally reach the
Koloa stream as the ouly outlet to
There is also considerable marshy,
undraiuable land which detiae'ls
from the health of the place.
This is especially true of tho im
mediate surroundings of the Koloa
stream itself. At a number of
points its low banks spread out into
The general condition of the sur
roundings ofthe mill itself is un
clean and more than usually sour
and redolent of the odors of fer
A nuisance that is much complained
of which makes a strong impression
on the passer by, when the wind
blows favorably is a number of cist
erns of puddled earth that arc used
to contain the waste molasses and
various impurities comin'g from the
These are posted on a piece of
high ground makai of the mill, and
wes.t of the Government road lead
ing to the landing.
At the time of my inspection the
cisterns numbered five, and they
contained a dark colored, seething,
fermenting mass of molasses waste,
the odor of which resembled bilge
I am glad to say that I could find
no evidence of pollution of tho Ko
loa stream from privy-filth. The
Koloa plantation has in large
measure adopted the receptacle plan.
It is only necessary to add to this
the use of dry earth, and the system
will be nearly perfect and capable
of being managed without offense to
3rd. l'oouanu general habits ot
tho people. After diligent inquiry
and investigation I became satisfied
that the food of the Japanese was
insufficient for tho maintenance of
such health and vigor as is neces
sary to withstand disease.
Inspection at the time of their
midday meal in tho field where it
was eaten showed their food to con
sist of boiled rice, a dark salty
sauce called "soy," a very weak
beer said to be made of rice, and
now and then a few onions.
Two or perhaps three times a
mouth a few of them would club to
gether and buy a little beef. Other
wise butcher's meat did not form a
part of their diet. Fresh meat I
was assured entered largely into tho
food of the laborers of other nation
alities. Rico is in my opinion insufficient
to nourish and sustain the strength
ot an active laboring man, and tho
fact as abovo related, that this forms
the bulk of the food of tho Jupancso
laborers is an answer to tho question
why the mortality of this national
ity Is so much greater than that of
the people of all other nationalities
on tlio Kolon Plantion,
I will not leave this point without
stating that tho responsibility for
tho diet of the Japanese rests en
tirely with themsolves, and is not
shared by the Koloa Plantation in
the slightest degieo.
Tho abovo facts in my opinion,
justify the following conclusion;
1st. That the water of the Koloa
stream is not fit for drinking and
tlmt such use of it in tho present in
stance, has been instrumental in
produciug and in the future is likely
DAILY BULLETIN WEEKLY
to result In filth, discuses, viz.:
typhoid fever and bowel troubles.
That the interests of public health
In the town of Kolon demand the ap
plication of the pioper, remedy for
this state of things ; viz. : to provido
good diinklug water brought in suit
able Iron pipe, from a reservoir lo
cated at some point remote from
danger of pollution, along the
upper part of tin Koloa sticam.
2nd. That the Koloa Plantation
cease to discharge molasses or water
containing saccharine matter from
its mill into the Koloa stream.
3rd. That the Koloa Plantation
mix a sufficient amount of dry eaith
ashes, lime, sand or trash, with tho
contents of the puddled earth cis
terns now used to hold the molasses
and waste matter.
Tills would minimize tho offensive
ncss of tlijs stuff, nuil the mixture
would doubtless prove a valuable
lth. That the Koloa Plantation
provido di inking troughs and water
lor their cattle and other animals,
thus guarding against tho fouling of
the water iu this stream by the
droppings of these animals.
5th. That it is of tho highest
importance to the health of the
Japaneso laborers on the Koloa
Plantation that thoy receive n sulli
cient ration hi fresh meat, vegeta
bles, bread, etc.
In view of the fact that the oper
ations of the Koloa Plantation havo
lesultcd in polluting the chief source
Of water supply of this town and
district of Koloa, and have thus set
in operation a series of causes that
havo resulted disastrously to tho
health, and lives of the inhabitants
of that distiict it seems right and
just that said Koloa Plantation
should bear part of the expense of
providing that town with a supply
of good drinking water iu place of
that taken from them.
N. B. Emkilson,
Pros. Board of Health.
THE JURY CHALLENGE.
in iianco iinronn run. hunch.
The King vs. Kahele.
Opinion of the Court bi; Judd C.J.
The Attorney-General moves to
quash the array or panel of jurors
for the term on tho ground that the
Act approved on the 2Gth day of
August, 1888, devolved the duty of
selecting the list of fifty persons to
serve ns jurors and from which the
panel is di awn(theretoforc perfornu d
by the governor -in concert with a
judge of a court of lecord) upon the
'chief clerk of the Supreme Court."
The Clerk of the Supreme Court was
absent from tho kingdom on the 8lh
September last, the date when the
list was by law to be made up, and
this woik v as done by the deputy
cleik who signed himself "Henry
Smith, deputy clerk, acting chief
cleik in the absence of William Fos
The Act of 29th August, 1884,
(Chapter 42 of the Session Laws of
that year) enacted that the Deputy
Clerk and the Second Deputy Clerk
shall have "all other powers and
duties pei tabling to tho office of the
Clerk of tho Supreme Court or nc
oessaiy for the transaction of the
business of said Court, subject to
the direction of tho Clerk of the Su
preme Court and the approval of
the Justices thereof." Under this
statute the two deputy clerks can
perforin any duty which the law im
poses upon the clerk, concurrently
with the cleik. But the Act of 1888
in distmgiiibhing the clerk who is to
pel form the duty of selecting the
list of jurors as the chief clerk indi
cates that the Legislature did not
intend that this function should be
executed by the other clerks con
currently with the Clerk. This be
ing inconsistent with the Act of
1881 is a repeal of it to this extent.
But the Civil Code, Section 8G7,
prescribes that iu case of the ab
sence or death of tho Cleik his de
puty shall act as clerk, etc. It was
not necessary to re-enact this pro
vision of law in tho Act of 1888, for
it was not repealed by the Act of
1884, although it was made unne
cessary, for if the deputies can per
foi in any duty which devolves upon
tbe Clerk when ho is present, they
can perform these duties when ho is
But although tho use of the title
"Chief Clerk'' indicates that ho and
not his deputies is to perform this
particular duty when a clerk is in
commission ami present for duty, it
is loo violent an assumption to say
that the Legislature did not have in
view the very neccbsary statute of
long standing which contemplated
thn probable contingencies of death
or absence of this important ollhor
and piovidcd for them by designat
ing the person by whom these du
ties could bo performed if Bitch con
tingencies should arise.
If tho Legislature intended that
only tho Clerk of the Supreme
Court and not the deputy clerks iu
case of his deatli or absence from
whatever cause could legally dis-
cnargo tlio duty of preparing the
list of jurors, it could havo expiess
cd this intention in words admitting
of no doubt. But it lias not dono
No statute other than that of
1888 names the clerk as the "Chief"
Clerk. This statute however does
and wo arc bound to give effect to
every word o.f a statute if it is pos
sible so to do. Wo give force and
effect A tho woril "chief" by tliu
inlcrpietation thus put upon it.
The list of jurora under consider
ation having bet-en prepared by tho
Deputy Cleik in tho absence of the
Clerk, in concert with u Justice of a
Court of Record, it Is according
law and the motion is overruled.
A. F. Jum,
It. F. BtCKEKTON,
S. B. Dole.
opinion or Mil. .iustioe m'cullt.
It must bo considered that the
phraso "tho Chief Cleik of tho Su
preme Court" designates the officer
who is elsewhere in (the statutes
named the Clerk of the Supreme
Court. This office was established
and tho duties of the officer pre
scribed, by Articlo xxxiv of the
Civil Code "Of tho Clerk of the
Supreme Court," including sections
8G0 to 8G9, Compiled Laws, page
245. Section 8G5 provides that "if
necessary the justices may employ
a deputy clerk to assist said clerk in
keeping up his records and in the
discharge of his other duties," and
section 8G7 provides that "in case
of the death or absence of tho clerk
his deputy shall act as clerk."
In the earlier years of the Court,
tho clerk requiring assistance, a
person was employed on the footing
above prescribed, and business in
creasing ho was retained as a per
manency. His duties were confined
to attending judges iu piobatc and
keeping probate records. He signed
his name as "Assistant Clerk." Ho
was at a later period directed
to sign as "Deputy Clerk." He
was appointed by the Justices of
the Court and not by the Clerk and
did not sign tlio Clerk's name. In
the course of time it grew to bo the
practice that he should administer
oaths and perform some other duties
of the clerk without regard to the
"case of absence." A few years
ago a second assistant or deputy
was required and was appointed and
commissioned as such by the Jus
tices, and he exercised many of the
functions of a clerk. Without in
tending to throw doubt upon the
validity of acts done by these de
puty clerks, it may be said that it
seemed quite desirable to place
their appointment and their powers
upon'explicit statute. Chapter 42
of the Acts of 1881 is "An Act to
provide for the appointment of a
Deputy Clerk and Second Deputy
Clerk of tho Supreme Court and to
prescribe the powers and duties of
said clerks." By this Act tho
clerks so appointed arc empowered
to issue process, administer oaths,
take depositions, assess damages on
delaults, etc., and to have nil other
powers and perform the duties per
taining to the office of the Clerk of
the Supreme Court or necessary for
the tiansaction of the business of
said Court. The exercise of these
powers is not made dependent on
the absence of the clerk.
In my view the statute of 1881
supersedes the provisions relating
to a deputy clerk of the Civil Code
in tho sections cited above. One
effect of it is-to repeal the provision
requiring the absence of the Clerk
in order to empower the deputy to
perform the Clerk's statute duties.
The deputy clerks, "subject to tho
direction of the Cleik and the ap
proval of the Justices" as a matter
of order and subordination, arc
legally competent at all times to
execute the duties of the Clerk. It
is an original power not deputed to
them by tho Clerk.
The statute under consideration
now imposes a new duty upon the
Cleik of the Court, styling him the
Chief Clerk. The contention of tho
Attorney-General is that the use of
the word chief limits the function to
the officer who is designated, in or
der that the word have some effect.
I am of opinion that the Legis
lature did intend to vest this power
in the Clerk and not in the deputies,
but in my view tho intention has not
been expressed in words which con
trol, and exclude the operation of
the statute of 188 1. There arc no
words of limitation to the Clerk and
prohibiting the deputies, for calling
the Cleik the Chief Clerk docs not
exclude tho deputies from any
powers they possessod by a general
statute, and they are therefore em
powered to perform this duty of tlio
Holding with tho opinion of tho
Court that the list was legally drawn
by tho first deputy and overruling
the challenge to the array, I only
differ, very respectfully, in the view
that the legality of the act dopends
upon the absence of the Clerk, and
that there is any legal obligation
that he alono must perform this
function when he is present.
I concur in the foregoing opinion.
Attorney-General Ashford for the
Crown, A. S. Hartwcll, W. O.
Smith and C. Brown, per contra;
Honolulu, Oct. 8, 1888.
TUB KINO V. KAHELE THU JUDOK's
ADDKKSS AND THE SENTENCE
OK T1IK COUKT.
Kahele having been found by the
jury in the Supremo Court yester
day guilty of the offence of extor
tion in the second degree, the
Court, Mr. Justice McCully, on his
being arraigned for sentence, said :
I am very sorry to see you, my
neighbor, in this position, and I am
very sorry for your wife and eliibt
children, but it was for you to have
considered them before committing
the offence. It is clearly proved,
and not denied by you, that on the
night of July 21 you being the local
policeman of Moiliili, got together a
company of eight liawaiiuns and a
Chinaman and took them to tho
premises occupied by cloven China
men who ruu a rlco plantation. You
H. IM OCTOBER J6, 1838.
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posted your men about the house
and then entered It yourself. You
claimed that they were unokiug
opium, and called your ( men inside
to help you inVest tlicm.' You ami
they, by your oidtrs, most insult
ingly and unnecessarily tied the Chi
namen together in couples by thi-ii
queues, then took them out upon
the road and moichcd them half a
milo to a cow pen. Then you de
manded that they should pay ym
seventy dollars as the price of their
liberation, employing .your Chinssc
confederate as interpreter, your cap
tives not understanding suOluii'tit
Hawaiian for this business. There
was nothing far them to do in tl eir
ignorance of everythine uxecnt fiat
you were an officer of tho law ,
in their helplessness, guaided per
haps not very gently, and in the
dead of night, but to comply with
your demand if they could. They
had not tho 11101103' with them, and
if the testimony of ono of them is
true you had already stolen fifteen
dollars when you searched their
house, so it was arranged that one
of their number released for this
purpose should be taken into town
by you in a caiiiagc, with also your
Chinese confederate and interpreter.
After the drive of nearly three
miles to town, at two o'clock in the
morning you brought him to the
house of the Chinese agent of this
company. He goes in, states the
urgency of the case, that all hands
arc iii this miserable custody, and
that he is waited for outside the
door, and obtains the demanded
ransom. Driving back, this money
is counted out and paid to you and
you fairly kept your word and let
them go home. One of the natives
whom you had called in to help you,
suggests that this money is good
evidence in the case and that you
should keep it safe in your pocket.
You tell him that you know some
thing better than that, and bid lorn
call at your house in the morning.
There was "honor among thieves,"
and you then paid him seven dollars,
his tenth. You had uo light if you
made an arrest to demand money as
a condition of release. It was not
bail, and you could not have de
manded or taken bail, and this you
must be held to have well known.
A more clear and flagrant case of
the extorting of money, con uptly
and for his own benefit, by a public
officer, under color of his official
authority, cannot well be found. 1
am very desirous to apportion 'y ut
punishment, within the law, fail ij to
this circumstances of the case. In
my view it is an aggravated oae of
wrong and insult. It savors of
highway lobbery or brigandage. -
The sentence of the (Joint
fifteen months imprisonment
hard labor, but without costs.
THE WILLS OP S. O. WILDEIl AND Z.
y. sQOinns nuFoni: the couiit.
In the matter of the estate oT
Samuel G. Wilder, heroic Dole, J.
The taking of testimony of the sub
scribing witnesses to the will -md
codicil was begun on the 2nd iist
and concluded on the 8th. The
Court this morning ordered that said
'will and codicil be admitted to pro
bate and-thaf letters irfsue to II ins.
A. F. Judd and W. F. Allen ns ad
ministrators with the will annexed
under bond of 850,000.
A rciiunciation of their appoint
ment under the will, was filed by
the following named executors : W.
C. Wilder, C. L. Wight, G. P.
Wilder, Samuel G. Wilder and A.
F. Judd. Hence the appointment
of the abovo named administrator
with the will annexed. Tlio will
dated March 10, 188G, was witness
ed by Samuel B. Rose, Wm. G.
Brash and W. It. Simn. The codicil
dated November 1, 1887, was wit
nessed by Samuel G. Wilder, Jr.,
Charles A. Kibling and Wm. G.
Brash. All these witnesses not be
ing in Honolulu on the fiibt da j' of
hearing, necessitated tho continu
ance fiom day to day.
The estate consists of stock in
lumber business, shares in the Wil
der Steamship Company, Kahului
Itailroud Company, Hawaiian Kail
road Company, Honolulu Ice Works,
money und effects, tho estimated
value of the whole of which is put
down in the application for probnto
at $200,000. Besides this valuation
the life of deceased was insuicd in
various compauies for about C'Go,
000. The administrators were or
dered to advertise notice to crcdi
tors in the English, Hawaiian and
Portuguese languages and within
sixty days to file their inventoiyof
the property of the deceased. There
arc Bcvcinl devisees mentioned in
the will. Mr. A. S. HmUell ap
pearcd for the pioponents of the
will. No opposition was made.
In re estate Z. Y. Squiies, of
Waialua, Oahu, deceased, belore
Judd C. J. Tho application ot the
widow Mrs. Harriet Squiies, for
probate of the will was heard and
granted. Tho widow and Caspar
Silva, were the executors named In
the will, but they renouncing, the
Court appointed Hon. W, O. Smith
as administrator with tlio will
amexed to act under bond of SI 000.
The estate consists of ft houno lot.
pasture land, hoi boh and cattle in
Waialua, 011 this island, valued at
51,000. Tlio will devises all per
sonal property to the widow abso
lute, and the real estate to hci for
life, and after her death to go to
one Mrs. Frances K. Jnckbon, uistci
of tho dcco.ised. Hon. W O.
Smith appeared for the widow W.
A, Whiting for tho sid MiS Ji.ok
son The deceased loft no children
rfHM - WiHHI V. WlW.?ltB'ftfylgi
The examination of tho ten can
didates for the bar in the Supreme
Court jeslerday, resulted in lour
nly passing tho tost. Those an
Isaac I), lava, Sol. Nnawan, J G.
lloapili and Jos, A. Ahum, all of
whom have received inferior li
censes. S. M. Kniukai, was ex
amined for :i full lieen-e and order
ed to appeal again uefnic the CcUrt
on Wednesday, fo fuither osnijin
ation. MUTUAfTELEPHOSn COMPANY.
A special meeting of the Mutual
Telephone Company was held thi
mornhg with .1 'all nUtudniiCe
Tho by-laws weie altered so Itial in
luture meetings win ue ueiu win 11 a
majority of tho stock is pies tit.
The balance of tho slock Mime S'.8,
000 was taken up ai p:ir. The Com
pany is in .1 flemishing condition
and will probably pay o dividend
next yoar Oct. 10.
At 2:30 o'clock ihis afternoon a
horse attached to a carriage belong
ing to Dr. C. M. Hyde, ran awnj
from .t store on Nuuanu street. The
Doctor was about to enter the .ar
riage when the animal made .1 Mid
den stait throwing the Doctor to thu
ground, cutting his head rather
badly in several places, the blood
flowing freely. The doctor was
picked up and taken to his home.
The horse was stopped by Frank
Fcrrcira, a Portuguese, without any
damage being done to tho carriage.
This makes the tenth runaway Fcr
rcira has stopped. Oct. 10.
A TEST CASK UNDKIt Till: NEW LAW.
A Chinaman, Lau Kin, was charg
ed in the Police Court thia morning
with not keeping his books in the
English, Hawaiian or some Euro
pean language, he being licensed 011
October 2d, 1888, to tell goods at
retail in Honolulu, contiar3'to chap
ter 41 Session Laws of 1888, the same
being "An Act to legulatc the keep
ing of books of accounts by whole
sale and retail licence.''
This law it will be remembered
was passed at the last session of tlio
Legiblatuic, and this is the first ar
rest under it.
Deputy-Marshal Hopkins said
th'it in company with Hang Sam he
vi-.iiL'd the defendant's saoie on Ho
tel street and akert htm how he
kept his books, lie eaid lie lm I
them in Chinese, as he knew no
Quong Seaiig Sen was employed
by defendant and knew all his
books. Defendant was sole os-ner
and proprietor of tlio ttore, nnd the
books are not kept in the English,
Hawaiiau 01 any Eurorcim language.
Tlio case was continued to the
12th for judgment, the defendant
being allowed to be at laigo on hij
own recognizanccd Oct. 11th.
In the Police Court this morning,
Hon. Paul Neumann, counsel for
Lau Kin, charged with not keeping
his a-counts act outing to law, made
a motion that thu Couit r-open the
case to intioduce Lie ovhleuec of 1
piotcst in the Intirior oillct. The
motion was granted.
Geo. E. Smithies a clerk in the
Interior Department produced a
license issued by this department,
Oct. 2, 1888, with a copy of a pro
test filed in the department wheio
the defendant made a request for a
license without the condition of
keeping his books in English, Ha
waiian or some European language.
The defendant was found guilt v
as charged nnd fined ?25 with ?3.90
An appeal waB noted. Oct.
A dispute aiose between some of
the sailors on board the British
bark Carnarvonshire, lying at the
Mail wharf, last evening, which
ended in one Jumes Stewart stall
ing A. Williams iu the bad: with a
knife, inflicting a wound about an
inch long, but not 01 a dangerous
character. The police being sent
for Stewart was ai rested and taken
to the Station House and there
charged with assault and battciy
with a deadly weapon. Tlio injured
man was taken to the Queen's Hos
pital and in doing well. Oct. 12.
Mr. John Good, Assistant Port
Surveyor, was united in marriage
last evening to Mhs HeimChillhurg,
at St. Andrew'b Cathedral, the
ceremony being performed by ftev.
Alexander Mackintosh. Tho bride
was attended by Mn., J. II. Supei',
Mrs. J, Sutherland and Miss J. Mc
Gowcn, and the bridegiooni by
Marshal J. II. Sopor. A iccepticn
was held after the ceremony ut the re
sidence of the newly niurtied. couple
on Alukea strcet,whurt they received
the congratulations of their friends.
A pTEASAtJT QCIABLE.
The ladies of tlio Central I'niou
Chiuch held their regular mouth'y
sociuUle last ecnuig in tho ptirlo.s
of tho church. 1'litre was a veiy
1 irge atteiiduncu and liu affair pa.'
il off in a very pluabunt manner,
Tho proceeding's opened with it lite
rary nod iiuukul entertainment.
Mrs. J. II. Paly, MU., Patch and
Ilev. A. D. Bis( n .gj Mis3 May
Dillingham plnyd u. piano -.oln j
Mish ltuUUii) iiu' a icoitatipii add
M.ibUii Willie Luwoi'a read a (oum.
Coffeo ami cake was served duuug
tho evening.- CM,'J2,
FliTil 0RQAH RECITAL.
A large nnd fashionnblo audionco
attended the fifth organ recital at
Knuinakapill Church, Thursday eve
ning, given by Mr. Wray Taylor,
A. GUI. O. Among those present
were noticed II. 11. II. Princess Li
liuokalaul, H.s Honor thu Chief
Justico nial Mis. A. F. Judd, Ma
jor J. II. Wodehouse, II. B. M.'s
Commissioner and Mrs. Wodehouse,
Mr. T. H. Walker. British Vice- .
Conuul and Mrs. Walker, several of-
fleers of the men-of-war and a num
ber of our most prominent citizens.
The programme was a varied one
and jiiugiu fiom tlio frequent ap
plaini' gac much satisfaction to
t loso pies. nt. The Itcv. A. D. Bis
sid, he new utui-icoi instructor at
Oali 1 College, made his first appear
ance In foru a Ilonoh lu public, and
hi i Fong '-Fclioef displayed a
cry fine tenor voice, well under
control. Miss Mabti Rhodes has a
ncli conlialto voice and she used it
with much "kill and taste iu singing
"Valley of the Shadows," the violin
obligato by Lieut. E. It. Pears of
11. li. LI. S. Cormorant, being well
played. The number was exceed
Miss Fredericka J. Koltc surpris
ed the audience by the talented
manner in which she gave n song
entitled, "The Waiting Heart." Her
high notei were p irticularly clear
and sweet and she received many
congratulations for her fine singing,
as well as a large bouquet. Prof.
Bergcr accompanied tho song on the
organ with skill. The Kaumakapili
Church choir sang an anthem "O
Praise the Lord" in capital stj'le.
Handel's celebialcd Largo arranged
as a trio for violin, violinccllo and
organ was given in a very effective
liiauuci, and w'us quite an innova
tion to the programme.
The laigc organ was during the eve
ning exceedingly well tested in solos
by Messrs. Myron IT. Jones and
Wray Taj lor; and their perform
ances on the instrument brought out
all its finest qualities both of light
and shade, for while its sweetness,
purity and delicacy were drawn
forth on the one hand so were nil its
stronger and trumpet-like tones on
tlio other, its character generally
eliciting the highest commendation.
"Any one cau arrange a conve
nient depk telephone from the ordi
nary Bell instrument, at trifling ex
pense. Unscrew the back-board
and take it off, leaving the bell-box,
the battery-box and tho transmitter
detached. Screw the bell-box to
the wall, within reach of your chair.
"Deposit the battery-box on the
llooi', or in any convenient place
where it will be out of the way. Af
lix the transmitter to the' end of a
.'-inch brass tube of suitable length,
'jent at a right angle, nnd hinged to
he wall by brass sockets. Run tho
wires irom the hick of tho transmit
ter through the (tu, and complete
the connection as they were before
the instrument was separated.
. "The transmitter thus arranged
can be swung over the desk, or
ptit-hed back agnins the wall. The
operator can answer messages with
out lc:,ving his cliai", and can note
dov, n an keni or ad erlisenient while
seated comfortably at his desk. My
ollice telephone was reconstructed
111 this way four years ogo, at an ex
pense of less than a dollar, and has
worked perfectly ever since." f Ex
change. GORED BYT BULLOCK.
Early Thursday morning, a num
ber of natives started from Hon. J.
I. Dovsctt's ranch it Mikilua, with
a drove of cattle for the market.
On reaching Halawa, several of the
animals got into a patch of Mimosa
scrub. Two of the drivers dis
mounted their horses and proceeded
on foot to drive the cattle out.
While doing so a 3'oung bullock
charged at Maia, one of the men
goring him 011 the right side just
above the collar bone. Dr. Wood
was, nt once sent for and after mak
ing the injured nan comfortable
had him removed to the Queen's
Hospital. He is resting easily to
day and his condition is favorablo
ADVICE TO CHINESE LOAFERS.
The leading Chinese merchants
have caused uHl posters to be placed
on the walls in Chinatown advising
all loafing Chinamen to go at onco
to work. They have five weeks in
which to follow the advice given,
and at thu expiration of that time if
any of tlio above class a 10 found,
the poster says they will ho handed
over to tlio police to bo dealt with
according to law.
Calom W. Filson was found dead
in a cabin about one milo from Sis
sou, Cal., on Sept. 12th, 1888. Ho
wiu 11 .'ty years old ami unuiarriod.
-fS. V. Examiner. Sept. 14.
hlr. Kilsou was a former resident
of iheso islands ami was well known,
lie was a cm pontes by trade, and at
oiiu ti ne while thn biidges were in
process of cuiistriiLiion worked for
the Mahukoua liailroad Co. He
was mo.t eccentric, hut by his
generous, gonial disposition made
many friendj. ,
The sugar trust has resolved
increi.se the price cf sugar.
Koi thn lh st tlniu in horjoyal his
toiy, during her recent visit to
I Glasgow, while she was responding
to the address of welcome, some one
in ihc bin.k of the hall shouted to
1 Queen Ytglosiu, "S'peak up."