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FRIDAY, OCT. II, 18SU.
Tfl 1 of A lb rl Iiuuiiiviik f.irTrdiHon.
Tiiuusuay, Oct. lOlli.
Lilly Nott sworn, stated Am a
daughter ol John Jiott, live on King
street. On July DOtli iu the morn
ing I was at Mis. Singer's bakery.
Have seen tbe defendant at Mrs.
Klngsley's. He roomed there. I
anv him on July 30th come to Mrs.
Singer's bakery and ask for 2 or
$3 wcrth of bread, to be delivered
nl the baek of the Palace. The de
fendant is tbe same man.
Qustav Sehumnn sworu, stated I
am a carriage trimmer. Have re
aided here for Ave years. On the
SOth July was on duly as a Hono
lulu Rifle, in uniform and arm d.
Was stationed at corner of King and
Likeliku btrects. A native on the
Palace wall fired a pistol, heard the
report. I got Into a row with the
natives outside and Wihox called
out fiom Palace yard for them to
bring the hanle in. They look me
iiibiile. I saw Markhain and spuko
to him. Wilcox came up and asked
mo some questions. He said he was
the Hawaiian Government, I staid
in the yird an hour and was then
let out by the back gate. I saw the
cannon fired. It was dangerous iu
the Palace Yard. I do not know
the defendant, saw him in the Polico
Cross-examined Suppose the na
tives made trouble because I would
not let them pass. Do not know
what martial law means. I had no
commission as a police ofllcer that
William Larsett sworn, stated I
was captain of the police on Jul'
SOth. Have noticed defendant
around time previous to that dato.
Saw Looincns on Hotel street oppo
site Bay Horse saloon on July SOth.
He was talking to a Chinese hack
driver. I asked him if his uame
was Loomens. He said it was. I
told him I arrested him for treason
and then searched him. Found a
bull dog pistol loaded. I asked him
if he bad been in the Palace thst
morning, he said he bad. I took
him to the Police Station. He has
been locked up there since.
Cross-examined A good many
carried Eims on that day. I took
the pistol out of his pocket. He
did not show any resistance. He
was a little nervous.
S. M. Damon sworn, stated I
was Minister of Financo on July 80
lasc. I remember the disturbance
in town on that day. I was at tbe
Station House between 6 and 7 in
the morning with tbe Minister of
Foreign Affaiis, and the Attorney
General. We talked the situation
over and what was best to be done.
The Cabinet undertook to secure the
surrender of Wilcox and his party.
Between 9 and 10 o'clock I went
with a written demand to the fiont
gate of the Palace, knooked at the
gate, but was refu-ed admittance. 1
made a demand to see Wilcox on
behalf of the Government, but it
was ignored. The available forces
had been stationed around ihe block
and Col. V. V. Ashford was placed
in command. I was at the gate a
short time, but it seemed long Wil
cox had possession of the Palace
yard decidedly against the authority
of the Government.
At 11 :50 the Court took a recess.
The Court resumed at one o'clock
p. m. The examination of Mr. S.
M. Damon was continued as follows
After failing in my attempt to
communicate with Wilcox I went
into the Government stable yard. I
heard two shots fired as if from di
rection of bungalow. Firing soon
after became general from the Mu
sic Hall and the palace yard. I
heard cannon fired from the palace
yard. I recognized one person in
the Music Hall. Thoie in that
building were there and acting by
authoiity of the Cabinet.
Cross-examined Col. Ashford
was placed in command of all tbe
forces to support the authoiity of
the Government. Not aware of any
orders given to shoot .anyone, the
intent was to get back tho authority
of the Government. No martial
law was declared, am awaro some
men were killed. The Ministers
considered themselves responsible
that day. The King said ho was
not a party to the taking of the
palaoe yard. My commission as
Minister of Finance is signed by the
King. I wanted to beo Wilcox as
the head of the revolutionists. I
did ot hear the Bentry say I could
get through the Richards street
gato. I heard shouting from the
Music Hall for me to go away. A
verbal authority was given to Col,
Ashford. The ono I noticed in tbe
Music Hall was Mr. Brown.
C. W. Ashford sworn, stated I
was Attorney-General of the King
dom on July SOth. I did not go
to my offlco that morning. From
information received I went early
to the Station House. In company
with Mr. Austin we drove to tho
raakal gate of tho Government
building yard, but were refused ad
mittance by armed guards. One of
tho guards brought bis nQo to port,
and would not open the gate. Wo
bad just been to Ills Majesty's
boathouse, whero we had conversa
tion with him. Wo were acting in
accordance with the King, told him
that wo proposed to get back tho
Control of the palace yard, and re-
ftsesrt tb authority of tbe Govern
Cross-examined Tho Cabinet was
aware there was a stiong ftnee in
the palace ynrd and we hesitated
until our forces wcte stronger. We
did not expect the King to zo to the
palai'e anil stay there. I was awaro
that ho had been sent for to go
there and reiuscd. The King Is not
n nervotii man. Ho was self-possessed
u lien we saw him mid was
placently smoking a cigarette. Do
not icuo lectue ?aUl his life was in
danger. Tt-n or twelvs of tho
Household Guards were stationed
in the lower part of the boathouse.
We assured the King wo would pro
The prosecution here rested.
Mr. Rosa for the defense asked
for the discharge of tbe defendunl,
first, because the Indictment did not
set forth any offense. He then read
tbe si'cllon on treason from tbe
penal code, and argued at length
that by the adoption of tho new
constitution there was no tieasou
act. In the second place there hud
been no evidence produced to show
th.it the defendant committed any
treason. It had not been .liowu
that lie took part in the levying of
war. That he was present was not
sulllcieut to support the charge. It
seemed blrange that tho foreign jury
cases should lie called llrstthis term;
it was something unknown.
Mr. Hatch for the Crown said, lie
did not propose to discuss the pio
vislons of the penal code. It would
be left to the Court to say if there
was a section on tr ason. He con
tended that abundant evidence bad
bacn produced against the defend
ant. He read the definition of
treason and said it had been shown
that the defendant took part in pre
paring and using force.
His Honor overruled Mr. Rosa's
motion, to which exceptions were
The Court here took a recess of
fifteen minutes on motion of Mr.
Rosa so that he could consult with
Tho first witness for the defense
was Robert W. Wilcox who, on
being sworn, stated I know Loo
mens. Have known him about two
months. Know R. N. Boyd and
Geo. Markham. I remember a
meeting at lwilei. It whs a kind of
political meeting at which 1 laid out
some plans. I planned on some
political ideas. I saw that some
Hawaiians were not satisfied with
tho affairs of the present Govern
ment. They said the whole power
was taken away from the King. I
said we might organize as a society
at once. It was called the Liberal
Political Association. I was ap
pointed president. Someone sug
gested Loomens as vice-president.
He ws a stranger. I told him to
act honorary vice-president. We
had an oatb. It was for a pohtii al
object, to obtain the rights of the
natives by legislative or some fir
ways. Had other mcetinus, one
was on Punchbowl. We talked
about means at that meeting. We
had meetings at Palama. The Ka
mehameha Rifle Association was
formed, and met at my olilee. The
Rifle Association had no meetings at
I'ii lama. Loomens was at tbe meet
ings at Puluma by my invitation. I
r member a meeting in July, do not
recollect the date. The la-t three
meetings natives were admitted. I
explained matters at the meetings.
At Qi st meeting whn natives were
t'icre I tiied to see how long they
could keep a secret of the society.
They agreed to join as they thought
it was for the good of them and the
King, and they were willing to
swear to the oatb. I told then the
oliject of the mteting was nothing
but uphold the King and the peo
ple, both natives and whites. The
principal meeting was the last one.
The others were only to feel what
patriotism they had. Loomens said
something at the last meeting but
one. Notbtng was sai I about de
throning tho King. We wanted to
get a new constitution and have the
Ministers dismissed. I had a new
constitution in my hands all
prepared, Wr wanted the King
to sign it, then tbe old one
would be no eood. We ex
pected to get our new constitution
signed by a fair way. I had pro
mises the thing would be a success
lieforo I came down to the Palace
the morning of the SOth. Did not
intend to uso force against anyone.
The promise I had was that the King
would sign the proposed constitu
tion. Before I matched into the
Palace I did not see the King. I
had a communication from him
through a person whose name I will
not mention. I went to see His
Majesty at tho Palace on the Satur
day before the SOth. I saw the
Queen. I went round the Palace
and the yard, saw where the cannons
and ammunition ware kept, I saw
Loomens in the Palace yard on tbe
SOth, he came in to 6eo me and talk
ed for a timo. 1 sent him down to
tbo King with a message, it was
written on ono of my visiting cards.
I hud sent three messages pievlous.
1 invited tho King to come back to
the Puluco for the proposed question.
I seut a squad with his royal car
riage, but -ho did not come. Said
ho was waiting for the proper oppor
tunity. That was tho first raesaago
from him. I received auother which
was to tho effect that as I had the
Palace and everything I wa to hold
on with my men. Loomens did not
take part in any of the transactions
in the Palace yard. I did not bear
Loomens auk Mahaulu anything
About provisions. Loomens know
about' us getting a new constitution.
IU did not UVo c part in handing
clolhos and arms to tho men. Tho
natives acted politely towards him.
When I knocked. at the Palace yard
gate the sentry said "onl kelu?"
I said in answer it is Wilcox. He
sai tail rigbl,this is for mutual bene
fit, iiiid the sentries all ran Into tho
Pulacc. Did not receive any resist
ance. I called Robt. Parker, the
olllcur on duty. I told him my body
of men was for the King and the
people. His men and mine guarded
the gates together for a lime. Had
uo resistance at the barracks. Asked
the captain for primers. Ho dodged
lound and said the Minister of For
eign Affairs had them. I told him
I knew different. At last be gave
me the prlmess. The men at the
barracks were In my favor, I could
see that from tbeir looks. Captain
Kalmlcwai made a soft speech to his
men, told thi m I was a noil educated
man and was there for tho rights
of the people. Kahalewai was cap
tain of the King's guards. We
guarded the Palaco waiting for the
King to coind. The cannon rere
put there for appearance. Did not
go there to fight. Went to uphold
the authority of my constitution
and the King. Did not see Mr.
Damon that day. Hoard tho next,
dny while iu prison that lie had
made a demand. I gave oiders if
anyone wanted to he admitted from
the opposition party to let me know
first. think I know Mi.Schumau.
He wis brought in the Palace ard
by outside people. I told tho people
to lei him go. I knew fiom the
papers that seven of my men died.
I saw Loika dead in the yard. I
could have taken the Palace if I had
wanted to. I received a message to
preservo the uacieduess of the
Palace and leave Parker and his
men in there. The message was
deli vet ed by the same person as
the other one. I never told anyona
I would proclaim mjelf dictator
and proclaim martial law. It was
street talk. My only object was to
get tbe new constitution. I received
a message from the same source who
to associate myself with and who
not to. I was to be independent of
another paily that was getting up.
On tbe Sunday before the SOth I
was in the Palace. On the morning
of the 29th Poomaikalani was in the
1'niace bungalow, she went down to
Waikiki. I do not remember seeing
the young Princes there.
Cross-examined I camo back
from America in April. Had been
absent over a year.. I was here in
November and December 1887, my
wife was with me. We left in Janu
ary 1888. When I camo with my
wife I was returning from Italy
where I had been sent by the
Hawaiian Government. I returned
in April last because it was my
country. I left before because the
Government did not treat me right.
I had promises from the former
Government. I was recalled with
out regard to my studies. I did not
bring my wife back with me, she
does not like tbo Islands. I first
stayed aKhe Arlington,then was in
vited to the Piincess Liliuokalani's
residence. I did not come back
with the intention of fomenting po
litical disturbance. The plans I
laid out included a new constitution.
It was like tho constitution of Ka
mehamcha V. Eight to a dozen
weie present at tbe meeting at Iwi
lci, only the feelings of tho natives
and kamaaiuas were talked about.
Most of those present at that meet
ing are gone away. Loomens was
there at my invitation, I also invited
Boyd. It was merely talk about the
oath being that if anyone divulged
secret9 they should meet with death.
We met on the t ip of Punchbowl
on a Sunday a tei-noon. We dis
cussed the matter of means, did not
snv much about guns and rifles
to help to cany out our object.
On the 10th of July natives neic
first admitted to tho meetings.
Testa; Cummings and I think
Crowningberg did not take the oath.
We had lilies there, I bought tbem
in the city. They were mine. I
had pait of them for the Kameha
me ha RiQe Association, the oilier
pait to carry out our political phus
and to prevent the unnecessary
shedding of blood. I proposed to
arm my men and when we marched
down they had rice guns for appear
ance. I expected attack from those
in opposition to us. My plan em
braced the expelling of the Minis
ters. I hau the new constitution
with me on the morning of the SOth.
I have destroyed it, I talked with
the Queen ono day when I went to
the palaco to see the King. I told
her very little, told her it was noth
ing against the royal family. We had
a meeting ou July 11th, J. T. Baker
of Hilo was present. He promis
ed mo to attend. I did not expect
to iiBo the cannons much, for it I
did I would have fortified them, hav
ing had plenty of time. If the new
constitution had been signed aud
tbo ministers would not havo gone
out, I would havo fought for thi
King. I did not see the King per
sonally. I first met Loomens in the
city. He was presented to me, ho
wanted to get nork. -He said it wsb
a fine country but hard fur a white
man to get work. After, I met him
often and talked with him, with tho
result that he camo to the meetings.
Ho knew all Unit was going on. He
was at my olllco a good deal. Wo
talked very little outside the meet
ings, He was at the meetings,
came very lato. Tho arras were dis
played at tho meeting that John
Baker attended. It was discussed
that wo had better wait until we gut
mom arms and men. Had no meet
ing betwoon tho 11th and 29th of
I July, This oauio of no moulings
ltl T firt(Ar1 Ia era mma numn '
lf3 IUAV A nUtH&V fcV jW UiV4 Cl IUU
and men. I gave notice myself of
tho last meeting. 1 telephoned to
Boyd in Italian to como from Kai
lun. At our last meeting we had 35
rifles and about 35 rice biid guns.
I paid for them. It ie nobody's bu
siness whether I had money or not.
I saw the King at Ilonuakaha, nn
other person was present whom I
will not mention. I received three
verbal mcssaiies from the King.
They were delivered by one of tho
King's staff. I believed this mes
senger told me tho truth, I had con
fidence iu him and he in me. The
messenger was Colonel Robert Hoa
pill Baker. Capt. Kaaha took my
first message on the morning of the
SOth. He took tho royal carriage
and returning said ho had seen the
King at Honuaknha. I wanted the
King at the palaoe to sign the con
stitution. It had not been passed
upon at the meetings, only passed
upon by myself and private friends ;
ono was Judge Pahia, he approved
of it and made remarks. F. J. Testa
read it, he thought It good, approv
ed of it and thought that the King
might change for the better when
he got into his new position. Show
ed it to several others, no baoles.
I told Col. Baker tho contents of
the constitution. It was understood
he would tell the King. I talked
witli some of the kamnainas on the
subject. Kaaha's message was that
the King would not come right
away. Col. Baker took tho second
message to the King. It was after
6 o'clock in the morning. Ho soon
returned and said ho had seen the
King, delivered my message, and
the King replied that he would come
at a favorable opportunity. He told
me not to put my soldiers in the pa
lace. I understood I must get more
men before the favorable opportun
ity arrived. The King told Baker
that I had all the guns and ammu
nitions in tbe palace. I intended to
get a large party so as to repel any
attack that might be made by those
in support of the government. I sent
Loomens to tho King with a mes
sage. It was written in nativo nnd
said that I was waiting for his Ma
jesty. Loomens did uot return,
next saw him in the police station.
I heard rumors that the Ministers
had been to sco the King at his
boathouse. The Queen slept at
Waikiki the night of July 29th, the
princes were at the same place. I
did not know they were not to he at
the palaco. I found no pnmors in
the magazine, went to the barracks
to get tbem. I wanted to get the
cannon ready, as I heard rumors
that there was to ho opposition from
outside. I did not know I was in
the wrong when my men assembled
in the palace yard. Wo waited for
tbe King. I was prepared to resist
any uncivilized attempt on the part
of the government to dislodge us.
I experimented with a fuse, it did
not work, then went and got the
primers. Capt. Kahalewai gave me
the primers, from a trap door over
the ontrance to the barracks. I did
not threaten bira. Kahalewai after
dodging a little gave me the primers
willingly. On July 2!)th I received
a message from the King, it referred
to a former message. The message
said the ministers were going to
take the cannon away, they had al
ready got the gatling guns. I kept
secret these messages from the
King. The message was delivered
to me near my oflio. Think it was
before noon and was verbal. I did
not know Mr. Damon was at the
gate. I did not think of sending
word to the Miaisters of iny inten
tion to march to the palace. A sug
gestion was made that I should be
a dictator a the Kin a was weak.
I remember making a statement to
Mr. Peterson. I do not remember I
told him the King had nothing to
do with him, I did not want to say
anything then. When I asked
P.irker for the palaco he told me to
go to Kahalewai. LoomenB marched
down with us part of tho way. He
was dressed in a big gray coat. We
held up a lot of policemen and mado
them fall in line so as they could
give no alarm at the station house.
Loomens saw me experimenting
with the fuso, he said it would only
make a noise and scare tho people.
The flnt message fiom tho King was
about my idoa of getting up the Ka
mehameha Rille Association. The
King knew I was patriotic and he
had confidence m me. Ho said it
was a good thing to teach the men
to shoot straight. He said tho whole
city was talking about it nnd it was
a good thing.
At 5:30 the Court adjourned to
9 :30 Friday morning.
Fmday, October 11th,
Tho Court opoticd ut 9:30 a. m,
The cross-examination of Robert
W. Wilcox was coutinued as fol
lowsWhen I was speaking with
Loomens in the pulacc yard I bad a
roll of paper under my arm. It
was a plan of the city. " I did not
explain it to him, 1 did upon it,
but think Loomens was not there
just at tho timo. I was not showing
Loomens the streets leading to tbe
boathouse. Hu knew where tho
boathouse was, bo had been pre
sented to tho King by Charlie Wil
son. Our chief discussion on Punch
bowl was with regard to tho means
to carry tbo project. I think you
bad no right to ask mo whether I
bad money or not, After a time wo
raised the means to get arras and
uniforms to carry out tho project.
It is nobody's biibiness whero I got
my cash from. Loomons was at the
Punchbowl meeting, ho did not fur
nish me with a cent. He did not
panvass for funds, and did not know
whoro tho uionoy cmno from. It
took Bane time to tccutuul&to the
arms. Did hot have any conversa
tion with Loomens about where to
get the guns. I got them myself.
The rico bird guns were not for the
Katnehamehn Rifle Association.
They were for appearances, and
were loaded before wo started on
our march. They were loaded so
that it anyone shot at us like ducks
iu the palace yard we could respond.
I gave tbe command "ready" when
wo arrived at the palace gale. The
rifles wore loaded at the gate, I
gave the command "ready" for ap
By Mr. Rosa When we were dis
cussing meaus Loomens did uot say
anything. At any meeting Loomens
did not say anything more than
that he sympathised with tho na
tives. The meetings were conduct
ed mostly in Hawaiian. Loomens
does not understand Hawaiian. The
rico bird guns were loaded at Pa
lama. I saw Loomens a little time
after I opened tho map In tho palace
yard. I could not say whether Loo
mctiB came in the gate with us. I
saw my men but not Loomens after
I came from Robert Paikor. It was
between G and 8 o'clock when I saw
Loomens again. It was then when
I handed my card to him to tako to
limiting. I. wrote on it, "Eia au
ianci me na koa, i ka pa alii, ke kali
aku nei i ke Alii," which means, "I
am here with the soldiers at tho
palace yard, wailing for Your Ma
jesty." I signed my name to the
message. The message sent by Ka
aha to the King was a verbal one. I
received a message later by tbo staff
ofllcer about the sanctity of the pa
lace. Col. linker told me ho had
seen His Majesty. I was at the
front of the pulacc when the first
shot was fired, it came from the
Opera House. When the firing be
came general my men responded.
We had arms nnd ammunition
enough to have destioyed the build
ing ir the cannon had been fortified.
I leceivcd a raeisage on the day of
the 29th that it wns the proper time
to set to woik and also a message
that the King had had trouble with
his Ministers about the cannon.
By the Court It was when they
commenced firing tlmt I first thought
the King would not come.
By Mr. Rosa Previous to that I
thought he would romc. I heard
thu Ministers wanted to shoot me,
then tbe war would be ended. I was
fired at all day as if I were a
chicken, but was not hit at all.
By the Attorney-General If I
had seen Mr. Damon and the King
would not have come, I would not
have surrendered. I was for the
King and the people.
Jona. Austin sworn, stated I
was Minister of Foreign Affairs on
July 29th, SOth and 31sl. On the
29lh I was technically in charge of
certain field pieces and ammunition.
On that day thoy were in the palaco.
Previous to that time they were un
dor my control. Suppose I could
have got them if I wanted to. They
were carted from the palace yard to
the Station house after tbe affair.
Cross-examined Some of them
camo from the barracks.
Albert Loomons sworn, stated I
am a Bolgian. Arrived in Honolulu
May 4th. It was on the lGth I first
mot Wilcox. I was asked by Wil
cox to attend a meeting of a society
at some place unknown. It was a
society of white men for tho good of
the country and people. Boyd ap
pointed mo Vice-President, I ob
jected. They accepted mo, how
ever. They wore all Italians, nnd I
did not understand them. Boyd
told me what they said. He told
me be had eight or nine hundred
acres of land in tbo country and was
going to try and form n colony. I
was to be Vioe-Picsldont of tbe col
ony. I was at Punchbowl meeting,
invited by Wilcox. Did not under
stand much, they wore talking Ital
ian. I was at the meetings at Pa
lama. Nothing was said about over
turning the government. 1 remem
ber tho meeting where wine was
diunk. It was in the Princess'
dinin.r room. I made somo remarks,
as ono man took me for a spy, told
them I was invited by Wilcox as his
friend. Boyd forced me to take a
pistol. Did not hand any arras or
uniforms to tho men,nover gavo any
orders. They met to talk about tho
King's rights. Did not understand
much, as thoy talked in native. I
started with them from the Princess'
rcBidenco and when we got to thu
palace gato I went to my rooms at
Mrs.Kingsley's. I returned to the pa
laco yard and talked with Wilcox.
Hu sent me to the King's boathouse
with a message written on a visiting
card. I delivered It to a soldier.
Ho camo back and said there was
no answer. I did not talk with any
native about provisions. Someone
outside of tho palace askod mo to go
for bread for the pcoplo inside. I
had nothing to do with tbo guns. I
went baok lo the palace to toll Wil
cox there was no answer, and then
went to my room. I was arretted
betweon 12 and 1 o'clock. I had a
pistol on me. On the way down I
was last in tbo line of march ; was
not my business to hold up the po
lice. I saw Boyd and Markham
giving out arms and shirts. Tho
room was public whero they were
kept. Speeches were mado iu na
tive. Sometimes Wilcox translated
them for mo, I did not use arms in
the palace, did not direct anything.
Did not buy any bread at all that
day, I wus in my room when tho
firing commenced and on going out
Mrs. Kingbley told mo I had better
take the pistol with me, I did so.
The only cartridges I had wore iu
the pistol, had uouo about mo when
Croa8'eArolnd I have been
toast of the timo In the hotel busi
ness, I was in Paraguay in 1873.
Was six years in the Silver Palace
Hotel at Sacramento. After that
I opened a sample room on 2d street
in the same place, then went back
to the Silver Palace Hotel. I got a
letter f row Mexico to go as manager
of n hotel there. I staid there n
shoit time nnd then wont to San
Francisco. 1 traveled around a
great deal for some timo with n gen
tleman. I was in an oyster palace
at Oakland. I came here on.-the
S. S. Umatilla,-which VefW3auImn
clsco April 26th. Wilcox wa9 not a
passenger, did not know him before.
1 met him one or two days before
going to the first meeting. I joined
this society for tho good of the
country, to get the rights of tho
King; if there is a King, ho ought
to be King. I did uot know exactly
the rights he had been deprived of.
That was tho sole object of the so
ciety. At the first meeting Boyd
and Wilcox were there, also some
sailors. I did not take any oath,
never was sworn at any time. Wil
cox never mentioned oatli to me. I
was there as a representative whito
man. I knew they intended to carry
out their objects by good means. I
frequently met Wilcox ou the street.
I intended to return to Sau Fran
cisco on June Glli. 1 was promised
employment which detained me. I
applied to Mr. Macfarlnuc once for
work. Did not notice guards posted
al the meetings. I did not Btay the
meetings through; never had any
trouble in going or leaving. There
might havo been guards. One was
once stationed at the dining room
door, don't remember if he had a
gun. A was stoppeu once by a
guard at the gate. I called to Wil
cox, he said all right. Think Wil
cox wore uniform nt two meetings.
I went to the meeting because Wil
cox invited me, and it passed tbe
time away. At the meetings it seem
ed to me those present were not
satisfied with the Ministers. They
proposed to put them out. I went
to Palama on the night of the 29th
at 10 o'clock, got no orders while
there. A pistol was given me by
force. Boyd did it. I have got no
idea that it was unlawful to meet
and march with arms. I went back
to the Palace to see if the King had
come. If he had I should have
been his man. Would have obej'ed
his orders. 1 went homo because I
saw the King was not there. It was
between u ana o clock, wlieu I re
turned from the boat house. Wilcox
was excited when 1 saw him. Firing
was going on when I went for the
bread. I never asked anj'one to
join tho society. Never talked with
a man named Worry. Never saw
Wilcox administer an oath. I at
tended the meetings after they got
arms, thought it was tho Rifle Asso
ciation. 1 was not the ruler of the
body of men, was with them up to
the PaIa:o gato. I know Lucca. I
saw him at the Station House. I
do not remember whether 1 shouted
out to him in French to keep his
mouth shut and say nothing; I was
excited. Don't know whether he
was at the first raeetiug. I went
with Lucca to Worry's place at tho
Halfway House on Sunday. I nevor
went there again, never talked on
the outside about this business. I
saw a Minister pas Werry's place
that Sunday. Did not ask Wcrry
to join the society, or toll him that
its object was to turn tho missiona
By Mr. Rosa I talked with Wor
ry at his place. Boyd was notthore.
Do not remember him telling mo
there was a society.
James II. Boyd sworn, stated It.
N. Boyd is my brother. Two or
three months before Julv 29th he
was in charge of ray mother's cnttlo
ranch. Part of it is suitablo for cul
tivation, between a thousand and
fifteen hundred acres.
Joe Acn sworn, atatcd I am n
bandsman. On Ihe 30th of July I
was iu Honolulu, ot the corner of
Likclike aud King streets. I was
stopped by a person who had a rifle,
he held it against my side. Ho had
on a dark military uniform. IIo
appeared to be a German, his name
was Schuman. Ho stopped mo and
the bayonet of his gun touched my
neck. I got hold of it and also tho
trigger, for it was cocked. Others
had passed him. A crowd collected
nnd I heard Wilcox call out from
the palace wall to tako the gun from
bim. Tho crowd closed up and tho
gun was taken from lulu. I heard
the report of a gun directly nfter
wards. 1 was not arraud.
Cross-examined I do not know
it is the custom to carry the trigger
nt half cock. 1 was not nt Palama
on the night of Ihe 29th. Never at
tended any meetings. I do not stop
at Mrs, Dominis'.
At 11 :55 the Court took a recess.
Tiu: steamer Australia leaves Sau
KruuciEco to-day for this port.
lUnr.ACKS and Koads and Nudges
will havo n bahcbull match at Makiki
Messkh. J. E. Brown it Co, adver
tise branch olhces of tbeir imrncv of
Pitt it Scott'a Express.
Tuk Court while inline; on .1 point
this morning icmiukcd that it alrnoul
looked as if thu King was ou trial.
Tuih evening thero will hu a coin
plimentiuy band concert at the Hotel,
in honor of His E.tct'lloncy J. L.
Stovene, American Ministor, and
Mn. Jab, T. Shorwood still inns tho
Long Blanch baths in cood rbanu.
Those wanting a fiut-iato surf bath
aro uutci of all tho acceneorioj for
comfoit at this establishment,
THE TRIAL CLOSED.
Verdict or Unllty.
Mr. Rosa rested tho case for tbe
defense soon after tho opening of
tho Court this afternoon. Attorney
General Ashford called Col. K. H.
Baker in rebuttal, who conlradioled
Wilcox on several points icgardlng
communications with tho King. At
1 : 10 Mr. Ro&n began addressing the
jury for the defense, and at 2: IS
Mr! Hatch began his addres9 fpr,
the Government. Tho roomna ,
crowded. Chief Justice Judd .had-J
delivered his charge and the jury
retired at 3. -10, and at 3:38 rcturnod
n verdict of auiirr with a recom
mendation to executive clemency.
The prisoner showed a keen realisa
tion of his position, weeping bitterly
on hearing the verdict.
EVENTS THIS EVENING.
Complimentary Baud Concert, at
tho Hotel, at 7:30.
Drill Co. D Honolulu Rifles,
Service St. Andrew's Cathedral,
Hawaiian Council No. 089 A. L.
of H., at 7:30.
Pacific Degree Lodge No. 1, D.
of It., at 7:30.
Majoh J. II. Wodehoube, 11. H.
M.'n Comiuissionei ; Senhor Caua
vano, Portuguese Commissioner;
Lieiits. RittenboUHC and Merriaw of
Admiral Kimbcrly's Staff; and a,
largo number of piomineiit resident
were in Court this morning to hear
the Loomens trial.
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