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TAX COLLEOTOIl'S NOTICE.
District of Kona, Island of Oahu.
It tiny personal taxos, tlint Is to "my, poll
tax, road tax and school tax, shall remain
unpaid after tho 30th day ot September, ten
per cent, of such taxes shall bo added by
the Assessor and shall be collected us part
ot suoh taxes.
Assessor 1st Division.
Approved: S. 51. DAMON,
837-8t Minister of Finance.
Pledged to neither Sect nor Party,
But Established for the Benefit of All.
TUESDAY, OCT. 3, 1893.
HUNG IN A LUMBER YARD.
One More Japanose Takos Choice of
Flying tho Ills of Info.
Tho doad body of a Japanese was
found hanging in the lumberyard
of Wilder & Co. on the city front at
8 o'clock this morning. The finding
of the body was accidental. A wharf
laborer had gone into a narrow pas
sage between two lumber piles, and
Bat down to rest. On turning arouud
ho saw hanging just above his head
a man's legs; the man jumped up
and ran for dear life. He notified
several others aud a telephone mes
sage brought police officers to tho
scene, and the body was cut down.
Thero was a slip knot rouud tho
man's neck, at the end of a rope.
Boards had boon pulled across the
passage several feet from the ground,
and the rope thrown over them.
The body was a little warm, so it is
surmised tho mau could not have
been hanging long. His clothes wore
The body was taken to the Police
Station to be identified. At 10
o'clock two Japanese men aud their
wives called aud identified the man
as Akimatsu, formerly a plantation
hand at Kealia mill, Kauai. Akimatsu
has a wife and two children living in
town. A coroner's inquest was held
The wife of the Jap who com
mitted suicide was seen by a Bul
letin reporter and stated that they
came here from Kauai about a week
ago. They had very little funds,
and these soon ran out. Tho hus
band sought employment, but could
get none anywhere. Tho wife be
lieves that her husband became des
pondent and in that state committed
suicide. He was about thirty years
The jury empaneled rendered the
following verdict: "That said Yam
askawa Akimatsu came to his death
the morning of October 3d
Hnnolulu, through Btrangulatiuu
caused by his hanging himself with
a rope around his neel
Tipsy P. G. Guards at Target
Co. F. of the P. Gr. army wont
down to Kakaako yesterday after
noon for target practice. Several of
the guards were seen to be tipsy,
and handle their rifles in a reckless
manner, the bullets in most instances
flying wide of the target. The lieut
enant in charge of the squad, ac
cording to a spectator, stood by
Brooking a cigarette and laughed at
the unsuccessful efforts of his men
to hit the target. Either tho mou
had a "square-face" hidden near by,
or the liquor had been gradually
working on them, nevertheless, sev
eral wero boisterous on their way
back to the Government building.
Hero some were pacified, but one
fellow threatened to clean out the
whole building. A message was sent
to the Police Station and two stal
wart native officers were despatched
to fetch the obstreperous guard.
With the combined efforts of guards
and police the man was bundled
into a hack and booked at tho Po
lice Station as a common drunk.
Borba Bankruptcy Case on Hearing
Another Case Waiting.
The Borba bankruptcy case was
being hoard by Judge Cooper all
morning and was continued into
this afternoon. Mr. Bolte, assignee,
is objecting to the discharge of the
bankrupt. Carter & Carter for the
bankrupt; Hatch for tho assignee.
Borba was a National Reform can
didate for Noble on Maui in 1890. The
Court decidod that, on Borba's re
turning $200 to the assignee, he be
discharged from bankruptcy.
iuu uiuerent Alien a iiouinson
vs. Lincoln ot al. cases came on for
hearing next. Hatch for plaintiffs;
Peterson, Kinney and Magoon for
defendants. Some side issues had
to be settled by the Court before
proceeding to hear the merits.
Tho first Japanese divorce case on
record in this country has been filed
in tho Circuit Court. It is said that
Japauose generally got rid of their
"incompatible" spouses by sale.
A PROBFECTJVK OLD MAID.
He loved n young lady from Me.,
Who looked upon him with dibdu. ;
"What, you for my beau I
I don't think you leneuu
Enough to come out of the re."
m m t i
TrustB and Combinations
Aro unpopular. But tlioro is one
form of trust nguinst which no one
has anything to say. That is tho
trust which tho public ropoBos in
Hood's Sartmparillu, and tho best of
it is tho trust is fully justified by
tho morit of tho inodioino. For, ro
uiombor, Hood's Suraaparilla Cures,
Hood'B Pills aro purely vegetable,
aud do not purge, pain or gripe,
Sold by oil (IrtitfgutB.
Hard Luck of the Steamship
Miowera from Sydney,
RESULT OF COMING TOO HEAR THE
SHORE BEFORE RECEIVING
Shortly after sunsot last ovoning,
a tolophono messago from Diamond
Head announced that the C. A. S. S.
Miowera was ton miles off port, ou
her way from tho Colonies to Van
couver. About 8 o'clock, when the
Miowera was off Waikiki heading
for tho harbor, Pilot Lorenzen, Har
bor Master Fuller, Dr. Andrews,
Port Physician; Agont C. B. Rey
nolds of tho Board of Health aud L.
T. Kenako of tho Post Ollico, put
off in tho pilot boat.
In the meauwhilo a largo crowd
assembled ou tho dock of tho P. M.
S. S. Co.'s wharf, ospoctautly await
ing her arrival on tho dock. The
buoys lining eithor side of tho en
trance to tho harbor wero lighted
up, and tho passage way was clearly
discernible from the wharf.
Tho steamer, which was seen to
be slowly moving into tho entrance,
suddenly came to a standstill. The
crowd ou tho wharf, unconscious of
tho cause of her long uola' m com
ing in, wore generally of tho opinion
that tho stoppage was duo to the
inspection of tho Port Physician.
This surmise, however, was soon dis
pelled by the arrival of the Harbor
Master's boat, which was despatched
ashore to call in the assistance of
the tug Elou, bearing the unfortu
nate message that tho Miowera was
aground on the Ewa side of tho en
trance, about two buoys further in
land than tho turning at tho spar
bteam on tuo tug was hastily got
up, and with quite a lot of curi
ous sightseers aboard, including
press representatives, sho lost no
time in going to the rescue. A stiff
breeze from shore was blowing at
the time, which compelled tho at
tempt at ap'proachiug the stranded
ship to be made with groat caution.
EFFORTS TO FLOAT THE STEAMER.
On arrival at the scone, it was
found that tho Miowora was lying
in a very dangerous position, and
tho only thing that prevented hei
from becoming a total wreck was the
comparatively calm water which
prevailed. She had ventured too
far beyond tho confines of deep
water, and she lay with her bow dia
tiouallv pointed Waikiki-ward of tho
I entrance, her stern at the time she
struck being gradually carried hiva
ward until she lay apparently with
her whole length on the reef.
After some necessary delay, the
work of fastening tiio hawser to the
starboard quarter of the Miowora
was accomplished, and the tug,
laboring under ninety pounds of
steam, commenced the work of pull
ing tho Miowora off, assisted by tho
steamship's own propeller. This was
unremittingly kept up for over au
hour, without any noteworthy mis
hap occurring, when our reporter
loft the tug to board tho steamer.
BOARDED THE MIOWERA.
When the plight of tho ship be
came known on shore, Messrs. F. M.
Swanzy and E. W. Holdsworth, of
Theo. H. Davios & Co., tho former
ropresoutiug Lloyds and the latter
the steamship ageucy, put off in a
shore boat to tho vessel. They re
mained on board till near midnight,
when, hailing a shore boat from the
tug, they went ashore.
OUT IN A SHORE BOAT.
At 10 o'clock a shore boat was en
gaged by the Bulletin management
to go out to the steamer. Besides
the two oarsmen its occupants wore
Messrs. F. Godfrey, editor of tho
Paradise of tho Pacific, Mr. Siuglo
hurst of T. H. Davios & Co.'s store,
and D. Logan and W. F. Wilson of
this paper. After passing tho light
house a strong northeast breeze and
heavy swell was encountered, bo that
it was somewhat difficult to keep the
boat one of the smaller onos of tho
flotilla from drifting to leeward
with danger of getting into the
breakors on tho Ewa side of the
Miowora's position. Not much wator
was shipped, however, but ouough
to wot tho seats aud cause somo dis
comfort. ON BOARD THE ELEU.
As the night was quito dark, and
tho electric lights of tho Miowora
were productive of optical illusions,
it was deemed tho safest plan to keep
away from tho steamship for the
present. Tho boat was stoorod to
tho leeward aido of tho tug Elou, ou
board of which tho boat's company
clambered. Thoro wero found Har
bor Master Fullor, Port Surveyor
Sanders, Mr. 0. L. Carter, Messrs.
W. McGurn aud A. Smith, shipping
reporters of tho Bulletin and Star
respectively, aud others, Capt. Rico
of the Elou was on tho hurricane
dock with tho harbor officials, whilo
Engineer Farnsworth stood by tho
lovers, his hand ready to stop or
start tho engine's throbbing instant
ly on command.
Tho tug was straining at tho huge
hawser, that over aud again, slipping
ou tho bitts, sent a shiver through
Iho email steamer. Several times
the ordor to slop camo iu a mullled
roar from tho Miowora, whon tho
hawser having bomo strands givo
way from chafing had to be hauled
aboard for a frown hold, About 11
o'clock Capt. J, A. King, Minister of
the Interior, and Mr. vi. O, Smith,
Attorney-General, lu a shore boat
camo aboard tho tug. Uupt, Kiug'u
knowlodgo of tho ground onablod
him to givo valuable advico. As tho
tug ou ono occasion whou stopped
was drifting rapidly before tho
broozo to a point astoru of tho
stranded ship, ho shouted for tho
load liuo aud insisted on soundings
being takon ovcry few inomouts.
"Throo fathoms, sir," and tho ordor
was given to go ahead. Thou "four
fathoms" was called, 03 which timo
tho hawsor was ready for another
On a comparison of notes botwoou
Capt. Fullor and Capt. King, as to
tho bearing of the can buoy when
each caino out, it was declared that
tho Miowora must havo moved sev
eral fathoms. Indeed it was tho
impression of tho oxpononcod obser
vers that, whon tho tido was at its
height about 11 o'clock, a distinct
movement of tho ship was effected.
The main object of tho tug's exer
tions was to prevout tho ship from
being driven farther on tho roof by
tho stroug wind and swoll.
BOARDING THE STEAMSHIP.
Ministers King and Smith decided
soon after midnight to go ou board
tho Miowora. They kindly took tho
pressmou iu thoir boat. Compara
tively smooth water was found on
IUU lUUn (til. iSlUO JL bUU OlUlUUOUIt
whoro tho gangway was lowered and
accessible without difficulty. Bo
sides Pilot J. C. Lorenzen, Officers
C. B. Reynolds and J. D. McVeigh
wero found on deck. They wero
more concerned for the safety of the
ship than tho health of tho passen
gers, ot whom thero wero about
twenty and all well. As tho purser
had just retired, tho list aud report
of voyago could not bo obtained.
In conversation with two of tho
few passongors who wore out of
thoir berths, it was learned that tho
Miowera came direct from Sydnoy,
not calling at Brisbane. Sho was
detained, however, to await passen
gers and mails by rail from Bris
bane. Tue passengers spoken to
wore a dejected air over tho mishap
to thoir gallant ship, involving a
possibility of prolonged detention
m their journey to themselves.
Every now aud thou a dull grind
ing sensation ran through the
stranded ship, giving ouo a startling
idea of what the results would be if
a storm wero beating on the reof.
PLANS 01' ESCAPE.
Tho officers wore attending to the
tug's hawser and their own ongiues.
Communication with tho tugboat
was difficult owing to tho wind, or
ders having to bo given iu deep vol
ume and loud pitch. Ministers King
and Smith conforrod with Captain
Stott of tho Miowera on the bridge
Mr. King said there was deep water
right ahead, thero being 21 feet iu
the vicinity of the buoy a few yards
off tho starboard bow. It was Lib
opinion that tho most practicable
method of getting tho ship off was
to lighten her aud pull her over the
reef, instead of trying to back her
off the way sho came ou. There
wero dangerous shoals close by
astern, and, as it was likely tho ship
had swung with the wind after
touching, it was quite problematic
in just what direction tho ship had
coujo into her perilous position.
It was decided to adopt Minister
King's counsel. Preparations wore
at once made to discharge -100 tons
of coal easily accessible out of the
1500 tons in tho bunkers. Anchors
wero to bo got out forward as a pur
chase for tho steam windlasses.
Word was sent ashore by tho Minis
ters' boat, which had been goner
oual' loaned to tho press represent
atives for lauding, to hurry up tho
lighters for receiving the coal.
There was comparatively smooth
water for tho row to the shore, the
boat shipping no water although
heavily laden. Besides three press
representatives, tho two health offi
cers and Mr. T. R. Robinson, of Theo.
H. Davios & Co.'s store, who had
also boon on board tho Miowora,
wore tho passongors. As tho boat
passed tho steam lightor of H. Hack
fold & Co., there was as 3'ot uo light
nor sign of life on board that craft,
aud thero was uo response to tho
boat's hail. It is learned that tho
lightor was manned aud steam cot
in quick time alter word reach-
Commodore Simonsou that the
the craft wero in requisi-
DESCRIPTION Or THE MIOWERA.
Tho following particulars aro from
a full description of tho Miowera
printed iu this paper ou tho occa
sion of hor initial trip, which in
augurated tho Canadian-Australian
Steamship Lino in May last:
Tho Miowera is built ou what is
known as tho throo deck grade, and
has a long poop deck which extends
over her engines and boilers, with a
long top-gallant forecastle, and a
comploto system of water ballast on
tho cellular double-bottom principle.
Her decks are of Bpecially-solocted
teak wood of more than ordinary
thickness, aud tho strength of the
vessel gonorally is far iu excess of
Lloyd's aud tho Board of Trade
rules the exceptional weight of tho
framing admitting of hold beams
being disponsod with. Hor fino linos,
double bottom, and watertight com
partments combino to make hor a
very suitable vessel for war pur
poses, should any emergency occur
to render hor boi vices necessary.
Sho carries six largo lifeboats (two
of which aro constructed of steel,
and aro practically unsiukabloj, with
a cutter aud dingy. Her dimensions
nro: Length botweon porpondiculars,
310ft.; length overall, 3(50ft.; breadth
of beam, -13ft.; depth of hold 28ft.
Sho is fitted with engines of '1700
horao power, constructed, as wore
tho stool boilors, by tho Wallsond
Slipway Engineering Company.
When tho Miowora arrivod hero Juno
1 hIio drew 17 foot of water forward
and 20 feot aft. Sho has a record of
381 miles a duy.
OPERATIONS OK TO-DAY.
A matter of dispute 011 tho water
fiont this morning wan as to tho
point from which the Miowera mado
tho entry of tho passage last ovon
ing. While some maintained that
she followed tho usual route from
the bull buoy, passing tho spar buoy
011 hor Htnrboard Hide without malt
ing the necessary turn at this point,
oilier assert that hImi entered ftoin
the Ewa side of tho passage, and tho
uaptaiu, finding himself Huddouly iu
shallow wator, gavo orders for turn
ing around and heading hor out
again, andthaUt was whilo making
tho turn that sho wont aground.
Tho place whoro tho Miowora
grounded is iust about that point of
tho Ewa siuo tool which stoamors
from Wninnao and Kauai round in
ontoring tlio harbor. It is a locality
woll known td yachtsmen, who givo
it a wido borth on account of tho
rocky shoal adjacont with broakors
in tho near distance.
Tho steamer Jamos Makoo this
moruing was engaged in assisting
tho tug Elou in towing tho Miowora,
but without apparent success. Tho
Makoo was relieved later by tho
Mr. Jorry Simonson wont out to
tho Miowora with his scow this
morning about 2:30 o'clock, coming
back about 11 o'clock with his first
load of coal. In tho meantime tho
work of jettisoning tho coal from
tho steamer wont on by dumping it
into tho wator alongside of hor.
At 8 o'clock this morning, so it is
said, tho position of tho Miowora
was noticed to havo changed from
that maintained by hor last night.
Instead of hor bow pointing shore
ward, sho was assorted by somo to
havo almost turned around with
hor bow pointing soaward. This
assertion is, however, gravoly doubt
ed by tho knowing ones, who attri
bute it wholly to a different angle
of observation from that of observ
ers of tho steamer's original posi
tion after stranding. The steamer
had a list to starboard of 10 to 15
decrees at tho height of tho tido,
which increases of course with tho
obb. It was believed this morning
that tho steamship is caugnt on a
coral hummock amidship, which
would account for tho slight swing
ing of stem and Btorn thought to
havo been observed.
Tho Glaudino's boat camo in Jit
1:30 o'clock this afternoon to get a
new hawser. One of those who
came by her said that the work of
dumping tho coal into tho wator
from tho Miowera was still going on.
At 2:30 tho Elou was seen from
shore to bo very restless in hor
movements. She would ruu away
off, then return until tho steamship's
hull concealed her from view. Tho
steam lightor was hurrying out for
another load as tho steamer Kiuau
sailod, tho latter passing hor in tho
channel. Tho course of the Kiuau
showed distinctly how far out the
Miowera struck in trying to make
POSITION OF TnE STEAMSHIP.
An excellent view of tho stranded
steamship is to .bo bad from the
tower of tho Judiciary building. To
that point of vantage many resortod
during tho day. Mr. Wray Taylor
was met there by our reporter this
afternoon. Ho said tho steamship's
bow was almost dead ou to the
tower iu the morning, whereas at
this time tho whole port broadside
was exposed diagonally to view from
tho samo point. This evidence was
confirmed bj' Mr. Dodge of tho Gov
ernment Survey who showed on the
map tho vessel's direction in the
morning, whon tho bow pointed
across tho chanuol to the Kaknako
battery. It now points toward the
middle distance botweon hero aud
Our reporter wont to the Survey
office to obtain the houudings about
tho ship on tho harbor plan. Attorney-General
Smith was fouud thoro
on the samo business, getting a
marked plan for use in the efforts to
save tho vessel. Whon ho had got
tho plan ho hurried off with it.
Minister Smith had been ou board
until 3 o'clock this morning. His
colleague, Minister Iving, stayed on
board where he lay down for a brief
Close on the port (Ewa) sido of
tho Miowora tho soundings from
stem to stem run 17 (at bow), 15, 11,
13, 12, 13. On tho starboard side
they run from tho stern 14, 14.
('midships), 15 (opposite bow). Dead
ahead tho depth is 20, between 22
toward tho harbor anil 23 soaward.
Those figures go to show that Min
ister King's idea of saving tho ship
which apparently had been do
parted from after it was given is
the proper ono. As tho tugging
steamers aro pulling now thoy would
drag tho vessel, if thoy moved hor at
all, into more shallow wator than
that in which sho lies.
Mr. C. J. Lyons, clerk of the wea
ther bureau in tho Survey office, in
formed our reporter that the small
high tide, that camo up within two or
throe hours of tho stranding or at 11
o'clock last night, was a foot and a
halt lower than tho largo high tide,
that was up at 10:15 this morning.
Since tho steamship was not got off
at this latter tidal opportunity,
thero seoms little prospect, unless
sho bo very much lightened in tho
meantime, of floating her into deep
wator before largo high tido to
morrow forenoon at 11:17. Tho
night hih tido is not ui) to mean
Thoro is somo insurance on the
Miowera. How much and iu what
company ouly Captain Stott knows.
Ho was of course unapproachable
in the engrossing caros of tho night,
and could not bo sooii since it was
found that tho information could
not bo obtained at tho agoncy.
Neither passongor list nor mem
orandum of J ho voyage has boon re
ceived by Theo. H. Davios & Co,,
agont s. Tho passongors havo boon
Stone Remanded Again.
Richard Stono was brought up in
tho District Court again this morn
ing, for breaking jail Stono pleaded
a misnomer, claiming that his name
is William Moyor, Tho ploa to tho
jurisdiction was overruled. Defend
ant then refused to plead. Tho
Court onteiod a plea of not guilty
and the case was again continued
until to-morrow, Iu tho inoanwhilo
Stono gets his throo meals of P. G.
Tho lecoiptB for customs at Now
York during tho first ton days of
August woro .51,800,000 less than tho
Baiuo period lam year. Ah two-thirds
of the customs revenues am collect
ed at Now York the total falling off
in revenue iu a third of a month iu
Hawaii! Hare Co., L'il
Saturday, Sept. SO, 1898.
There are many advantages
to be derived in buying goods
from dealers who make the
wants of their customers a
daily study. Twenty odd years
contact with people in a com
munity as small as Honolulu
enables one to judge their
likes and dislikes and their
wants in a business way.
When we order goods from the
United States or Europe, we
get what we believe is most
wanted by the people rather
than what we think is good.
In followinc this course since
the inception of our business
we have been able to offer
you at all times new goods.
We have no shelf-worn stock,
nothing to warrant our hold
ing "clearance sales" or to tell
you we are giving you goods
at half price. As in every
other line of business we often
give you double value for your
money, but that is, because
you get from us a superior
aualitv of p-oods. Mixed
paints have been sold here for
a long time but they, were of
a aualitv that could be im
proved upon: hence the advent
of Hendry's Ready Mixed.
We told the manufacturers we
wanted the best paint ever
sold here and we got it; the
people who buy it from us get
something better than they
have ever used before and
better than they expected.
We have added to our num
erous lines that of Flower Pots
and Vases for flowers or plants.
Two or three of the latter are
of exquisite design, and with a
little work with paint and
bronze powder may be made
beautiful ornaments for parlor
or veranda. These extra em
bellishments are not necessary
except to the lady whose taste
runs to decorative art. Hand
some Majolica pots are offered
you in some stores, but while
they are pretty to the eye they
are death to the plants, lack of
porousness in their composition
kills their practicability in so
far as plants go. Ours are of
Terra Cotta and the sort that
plants thrive in.
"Hope deferred maketh the
heart sick." We have waited
and hoped that an assortment
of lamps ordered from Eastern
manufacturers would have
reached us a month ago. But
the wind was against the
"Planter" and consequently
"agin" us. Now that they are
here we have forgotten our
anxiety to get them sooner
and our heart reioices in the
fact that we are able to offer
you to-day the largest and
most varied stock of Hanging,
Stand and Banquet Lamps we
have ever had the pleasure of
calling your attention to.
There is always a lamp wanted
either to replace an old one or
to improve the appearance and
light in some particular room.
Our new arrivals all have the
celebrated Bradley & Hub
bard burners, which for light
ing qualities are pre-eminently
the best. With our lamp
goods we have a few very
handsome Onyx Top Tables
which should catch the eye of
people of rehned tastes.
Hardwood Ice Chests and
Refrigerators like Pansy
Stoves are always in demand,
consequently we are import
ing them twelve months in the
year, In iron stoves we have
found, after a great deal of ex
perimenting, that there is noth
ing quite so up to the mark as
the "Pansy." It burns wood
or coal, a quick baker and an
economist in the way of fuel, a
matter for consideration by
the housewife and the bread
winner as well. Our sales of
this style stove average, the
year 'round, two a day.
For the plantations we have
the most complete stock of
Packing in Honolulu. We
mention this because the mills
are starting up and packing is
one of the articles most
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