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HONOLULU, H. I.. MONDAY, DECEMBER 30. 1895.
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PKKSTON HAHUISONN NAItllOYV EN
:CA1'U J'HO.Il DEATH.
Ill Comrades Killed and Tliclr Ho-
dlc Cooked and Eaton by
Many .rouders of tho Bulletin
will remctubor William Preston
Harrison, who .paid Honolulu u
visit about a year ago, and whoso
father was tho murdored Mayor
of Chicago and proprietor of tho
Times newspaper. Mr. Harrison
'hus boon dotailing some of his ox
periencostostho Cull, in whioh ho
flivea the particulars of some of
his narrow escapes among tho
: Solomon Islands. He pushod
into somo of tho wilder parts and
foil in with tho hoad-hnnters,
.and his partner and a sailor, who
had ..gono down with him from
Sydney, wore killed aud'oaton.
Many other people, among them
ovor a dozon white mon, shared a
similar fate just beforo and uftor
Mr. Harrison's arrival. He sayB
that tho natives are practicing oan
nibalisam all tho time, and that
no nntivo is considered iairly in
tho Ewim till he has taken a hcud.
This usod to bo so in tho old
times, as most people are aware,
but most of.thom havo an idoa
that the oustom was now noarly
obsolote. The summor campaign
of tho islanders, however, has in
evorytway, ho says, been a re
markable busy ono.
Ho saw in Bomo.placos as many
as sevontyfivo boadfl in a bsnoh.
Thoy wero Btacked up over the
OHiioo houses as the trophies of
prowess. The bodies woro oaten,
in conformity with -the long-standing
Mr. Harrison has boon absent
from the United States about a
year, and vns in tho Solomon Isl
ands, from which ho has just
arrived, for throo months.
"I went down there from Syd
ney ou tho littlo coasting schooner
Chittoor," said Mr. Harrison at
tho Palaco last night, "and
cruised about, visiting many dif
ferent parts of theialands. Amorfg
tbo passengers was Charles At
kinson, a bright young English
man, who became my friend and
companion in visiting different
"There was also on board a
( sailor named flood, formerly of
Jf nilndelpbia, with whom wo bo
came acquainted. Ho was a very
good fellow, and after wo had
landed at the native village of
Rubinna wo all throo became very
"One day it was proposed that
we all go aboard tho littlo sclioou
orNarova.that had touched thoro,
for a cruise np the island. It was
agreed to and wo wero. till ready
to go aboard. My buggHgo waB
already on tho vessel, when at
tho last ininuto I docidod not to
"1 did not like the looks of
things. I hud been advised by a
whito man at linbiana not to risk
it, ad the natives were especially
dangerouB whore the littlo craft
firoposod to go. It was too lato
or mo to get my baggage off, so I lot
it go. It wub a lucky thing I
"Thut night, ton miles from
Rublunu, while tho little schoonor
was tied up, tho natives came
aboard and killed everybody, and
Atkiuson, Flood and tho rest were
killed whilo they woro Bleeping on
tho dook. Then tho natives stolo
all tho goods, rifled tho baggngo
and finally dragged tho bodies to
the buali and ato thorn.
"Just boforo that two whito
mon who had beuu wrecked near
tho satiio pluco were also killed
"Busidos thoso, twolvo Solomon
Island bovs'i who hud boon work
ing In ono of the oolonios, and
who woro on their way homo.wore
landed at tho wrong villugo and
woro killod and oaten by a war
"Early in Soptombor an attack
was made on Another schoonor,
some of thoso aboard being killod.
I was in twonty or moro difToront
places, and ovorywhoro I went I
saw ovidences of cannibalism.
"A native may take you into his
houso at night and treat you tho
host kind. Ho will nover molest
you there on tho scoroof hospital
ity, and you can romain thoro and
bo perfectly safo. Novortholess,
thonext day.aftor you start away,
ho is just as liablo as .not to over
take you and knook you on tho
hoad with his club. The sooial
ethics are then off.if itrauy bo con
sidered that boing boiled in the
head-taker's pot is not a social
"Thoy aro very bad people and
I find thorn vory necessary to
watch. I, hnwovor, learned to
eat tho native food, and in gono
ral onjoyed it very well. I had
previously been initiated in some
of tho island modos of living by
staying for nwhilo in Samoa, Fiji,
Now Caledonia uud othor wilder
"The Solomon Islanders I
found by fur tho worst of all.
Thoy aro nothing liko so hand
bome, being hard-featured and
showing in every wny that thoy
are warlike. Thoro aro but
twenty-fivn white men in all tho
Solomon Islands, whilo tho na
tive population is supposed to bo
about 100,000. As to that, how
over, no ono can actually tell.
"There aro whole tribos in tho
intorior that no whito man has
ever seen. This is learned through
natives at the coast.
"I discarded all clothes, ex
cept a nativo garment about my
loins, ."'and lot my beard grow
long till I got back to Sydney.
Whilo goingunkedthesun burned
my back till it became exceed
ingly sore and tbo ekin peeled-off
in patches. Jbinally it healed np
and got as hurd and as imper
vious to tho sun's rays as that of
"I saw in boiuo places as many
as seventy-five skulls in a placo,
all relics of tho hoad-hunters.
Thoro were many placen where
such lots of skulls could bo soon.
Tho moro beads a bravo had takon
tho higher he was esteemed. They
hold tho heads in tho samo estim
ation us an Indian dooa his scalps.
Thoy add renown to him accord
ing to the number ho has. As
long as this stuto of fooling pro
vails it can bo seen thut it will
"Anyway if any civilizod power
set out to stop it, I don't eeo how
it could bo done. No ono can
traok them to their camp it) tho
bush. It would be too dangerous
even if pursuors knew how to do it.
"Tho weapons of tho savages
aro very formidable. Thoy uso
long war clubs, whioh are fitted
into rounded pioces of granite,
and murderous blades thut will
fetch ofl'a head at a single blow.
Worso than those by far are tho
poisoned arrows, whioh aro so
deadly as to cause instont de
struction. 1' collected mauy bar
barous relics. I havo knives and
swords with human bones for
hnndlos. Thoy woro easily got,
for thoy werovory plentiful. I
also got many other articlos, in
,oludingartioles of wearing nppo
rol, but thoso aro very simple
contrivances, for in general the
Solomon Islanders, male nnd fo
malo, go stark naked.
"I also spent considerable timo
during my ubsonco in tho Intorior
of Samoa. 1 slept night after
night with Moliotou, Tumasoto
apd other ohieftains. They told
me agrentdeal about their trouble
My opinion is thero will bo an
other war thero, and it may come
soon. Tho correspondent)) at
Apia don't givo tho facts. They
don't know thorn. They do not
go into tho Interior, and u man in
Alaska tnlaht iust as wall ho
quoted on what wuh going on in
tho United Btatos.
LATEST FOREIGN NEWS.
NOTES HCnU AND TI1EIIE ON THE
Intermtlus nudsrt of nonernl Sew,"
iriglitluit Io Ho I'orood In Cuba by
Tho following selection of for
oign intolligonco is from tho City
of Poking's ndvicos, up to and in
cluding Dooomber 21.
The New York Sun names the
Venezuelan boundary commission
as follows: ox-United States Son
ator Goorgo F. Edmunds of Ver
mont, Androw D, Whito, ox-presi-dont
of Cornell University and
ox-Minister to Gormany, and Ed
ward J. Pholps, ex-Ministor to
the court of St. Jamos.
President Scott of tho Union
Iron Works denies that bo has
received orders to hurry work on
tho battleship Oregon.
Major General .Miles says tho
country is in n doplorable condi
tion for defenso with its obsoleto
and docayod coast urmamnots.
It is nllegod thero is n secret
agreement with Bussia filed in
the State Dopartmont, whereby
that country will holp the United
Stntos in a war with Groat Bri
tain. MoKinloy is said to havo cap
tured, tho majority of tho Louisi
ana dolegation to the nominating
A firo damp explosion in a Tn
nossco coal mine killed thirty
Tho luto Sen tor Thurman's
will showed lie wat worth from
U60.000 to 170,000.
Another trial of the- battleship
Texas had to bo..abandoued, after
steaming for three hours, owing to
struotnral defoots in tho vossol.
Harry E. Hayward, the Cali
fornia murdorcr, made a full con
fesuion at Minneapolis, before his
execution that took placo lately.
Ho committod murders in differ
ent parts of tho Union.
Senator Halo has introduced a
bill for the inorcaso of tho navy.
The bill provides 'for tho construc
tion of twenty-five torpedo boats
at a cost of $175,000 oaoh and of
six Boa-goine; coast lino battjoships
designed to carry the heaviest ar
mor and most powerful ordnance
upon a displacement of 11,000
tons, at a cost, exclusive of arma
ment, of $4,000,000 each.
Tho North German Lloyd
steamer Sproo is ashoro on tho
iBle of Wight.
Tho tone of loading Russian
papers is against Englund in the
Venezuelan dispute Ono papor
anticipates that tho hour of retri
bution may bo noar for tho past
upon whioh Englishmen pride
thomsolvos, forgetting thatsuo
coss gained by forco and guile is
nover enduring. Another sug
gests tho best way out of tho dilli
culty for England is a vote of
uoiifiuro on Lord Salisbury and a
A. O. Butler of South Africa has
arrived at the City of Mexioo with
a letter of crodit to tho amount of
$15,000,000 from Birnoy Bumato,
Cecil Rhodes and tho Rothschilds.
Ho invosU sovorul millions in tho.
druinago tunnol and wator works,
also takes an option ou tho stroot
railway Byatem for 57,000,000.
Tho Venezuela rebels woro go
ing to stop fighting and holp tho
govormnont ugaiuat England, as a
result of Prosldont Cleveland's
Canadian officials olaiui that
iu tho event of war Canada could
put 30,000 men fully oquippod
into tho fluid in twenty four hours
and hold uny Invading forco in
check for n oouplo of months at
H. B. M. S. Royal Arthur made
a cruiso searohing for tho missing
steamor Strathnovis, and might
make anothor ono after Christ
mas. The Cuban War.
Advices from Havana stato that
Campos will mako desperate ef
fortsiinmodiotoly Jo breuk tho
powor of tho insurgents, 'llo has
dotorminod to force tho fighting
becauso of urgont orders from
Madrid. Tho Cabinot has in
formed Cnmpos that unloss doci
sivo victories nre won over tho in
surgents immediately it will bo
impossiblo for Spain to procure
monoy to maintain hor array on
tho island. Tho Minister of Fi
nanco has said that tho Spanish
treasury is ompty, and the insur
gents havo mado bucIi a showing
that it is impossiblo to float a now
loan in a European capital.
He Tltlnkn Cleveland Will Aeaeni Io
Wasiiinoton, December 20.
Before starting on his roturn trip
to Hawaii Thursday ox-Minister
Castle expressod himself vory free
ly as to the futuro prosptots of his
country. "Inasmuch as' I was
born in Hawaii," su'd Mr. Castle,
"I am a full-fiodgod Ivannku, and
naturally interested in everything
pertaining to my country's wol
fnro. On my return to Honolulu
it will bo n source of prido as well
as pleasuro to toll tho representa
tives of my Government that the
prospectB were never" better fot
amicable relations between Hawaii
und the United Stntos. Although I
have not had a diroct assurance
from the Whito House, my in
formation is Buch as to load mo to
believo that any measuros taken
by Congress regarding Hawaii
will bo promptly sanctioned by
President Cleveland. Should a
bill pass tho two houses of tho
National Legislature favoring an
nexation or any other course of
procoduro toward Hawaii, thoro
need bo no foar ontortainod of a
voto at tho Executive Mansion.
"Our pooplo uro very rouoh en
couraged by tho munly vigorous
tono of the message of President
Clevoland on tho Vonezuola mat
tor, becauso it gives them an as
suranco against further British
encroachments or aggressions iu
tho Paoifio ocean. This intolli
genco will bo gratefully recoived
and appreciated by thooo inter
ested in the preservation and pro
tection of tho Republic of Hawaii,
und it will be a source of pleasure
for mo to bo tho boarer ot such
good tidings to my people"
PIKES ON THE OLY.IIPIA.
Coal In lite Dunkera Ignited by Spon
Washington, D. C, Deq. 11.
An official report on tho firo on
board tho Unitod States cruiser
Olympia during the recent voyago
from San Francisco to Yokohama,
recoivod at the Navy Department,
shows that after loaving Honolulu
firo broko out no less than four
different timosintho coal buukers
of tho vossol.
Fortuuatoly tho automatic torn
perature indicators in tho hunkers
worked porfectly, and ouch firo
was quickly suppressed by taking
out ub much coal as possible and
thou Bonding streams of steam
It is stated in the report that
firos woro caused by spontaneous
combustion, inducod by the qua
lity of coal with whioh tho Olym
pia was storod. Thero was no
danger at any timo, nnd no dam
ago resulted. Tho report is made
by Captain Rood, commander of
Bubtiuribo for tho Uvi:.MN(i llui.
opitt.n .SMLi;i.i:iis coxvicrxsv
JNdge t'rrry Rom!cr III ncc!4
In the District Court this uw"c
iug Judge Perry rendered a d
sion in tho case of the ttenriefcSr
crtw, churgod with sniuggTa
opium into tho country. Alltho;
defendant M f mud guilty ia.
i! l urged. Captain' A11dornon fflc?v
Gain, (he puS'-ngGr, were ecear '
sentenced to oightoon months?"
impiis unntint at hurd labor aaa'
a fine of ?50'J m.d coots. Tio
crew consisting of M. (JonuelL. IL.
W. Wheeler, J. H. Brown oml ffi.
Wui woro sentonced to Ihroar
mouths each and tho samo fimi
Tho ciise has been uwpi'ulcd to:ir.i
Supreme Court on points otlvwz.
C'loie of Honolulu Knisaseineiit an tw
nurture for llllo.
Wirth's circus lavos by iSsu
Kinuu today f jr tho other Isltvuirs
and will not roturn for two woe&c
Saturday's mntineo and eveiubgj
performance closed thoir ong.
mont in Honolulu und they Itatr
on thoir in tor-inland tour withtiw
best wishes of the wholo commu
nity. Their show is tho besnfl
the kind ever seen here, and aV
will probably ho u long time I'm
fore wo aro fortunnto enough n.
Wituess another as ga&
Tho merabsrs of the troqxu
havo each And ovory ono Dnife
many friends here, uud their &
parturo is much regretted.
Miss Lyudhurat, Miss Vercuc
aud tho littlo girls have hate
applauded to tho echo in ovcrrp
act they have given during tlut
25 separato performances gir-a,.
while tho male mombors have nir
peatodly astonished and deliglAkC
tho audiences by their marvebac
foats of daring, sticngth aiL
agility, an woll as by tho vorsoiTK
ty thoy havo all displayod.
If thoy sliould.sotne timo inflne
futuro, roturn to show horo ngaa.
they would without doubt soimt
as decidod a success und reoenwt
.igain tho liboral patronage wo
woll desorved. At tho Saturfcijj
matinee, little Muriel rocoivedv.
ovation which illustratod the key
ing of tho public very woll indL
Mmo. Musin prcsontod hor wifcLc.
handsOmo floral omblem and vow
gratulatory card. The momkazc
of the company guvo hor an if
gant silver cup, whilo there hch
bonquots and fldwor pieces galas.1
from tbo spectators in genec&.
Thoro was u fino attendanco, wbfc
in tho evening tho canvus m.tz
Prof. Borgor assisted the bza.
with his violin. Both of Satur
day's programs contained mtnrc
new foaturos, all extremely vW.
oxecuted. Miss Lyndhurst &.
especially woll, tho spirit ia
dush of her riding act bringing
forth hoarty oheen from tho 15t
T. M. C. A. Celebrity Dead.
H. Tlmns Millor of CincinnttL,
Ohio, is doad. For more thox.x. .
quarter of a century ho had btv.rt
prominout at intornatianal Y. If.
O. A. convoutions, having bear
solooted as president theroof 4c,
moro thau ono occasion, lie e
an orator with a strong humor
ous voin, and a singor of remanc
ablo powor. Through ull tfe
period Mr. Miller was blind. Ec
was president of tho Mount Au
burn IiiBtituto, a woman's oiillqre
Dealli or U. A. Sala. '
George Augustus Sala, deet
wollknown English journalist ck
author, dlod at Brighton, Eng
land, on the 8th of Dooomber. ttet
was iu tho GBth your of his arc.
Mr, Sula wuh ontortainod by 4ttt
uowspapur fraternity of Honokki
about 11 yeut'8 ago, whilo ttim
Htoumor ho was journoying fck
Australia in was iu port. AUt
Biln of Komi, Hawaii, li a brotiar:
of tho doconiod.
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