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Vol. 1. No. 231.
THE. EVENING BULLETIN.
Published ovory day except Sunday nt
609 King Street, Honolulu, H. I.
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Por Year, postpaid to Auiorlca,
Canada, or Mexico 1000
Per Year, postpaid, other Foreign
Countrioa ... 13 00
Pnynlilo Invnrlnblv In Advance
Telcphono 250. P. O. Box 89.
B. L. FINNEY, Manager.
Mr. diaries Stephenson, n well-known
Hallway Employo at Kulapol, Now
Zealand, write I
"About ten years ago, while en
gaged in shunting, my foot caught
between the rails, and my leg was
fractured below tho knee. It healed
in timo, but I have been troubled
ever slnco with swollen veins, and
have been obliged, at times, to wear
a bandage. About a year ago it be.
camo much worse, and I feared I
should bo obliged to give up my
, work. A friend advised mo to try
r Ayer's Sarsnparilla. I did so, and
after taking four bottles tho swell
ing disappeared, and I have not
been troubled with it since."
Gold Medals at the World's Chief Expositions.
AYER'S PILLS for Biliousness
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bolo Agents for tho Republic of Hawaii.
Something Interesting !
Imports of Champagne In-
to the United States,
) V FROM JAN. 1ST TO JUNE IsT, 1895.
I ' :
G H Mumm it Co.'s extra
Poramorv & Grono 11,708
Mont & Ohandon 9.G08
Hoidsieok & Co., (dry
Lonia H adorer 3 4558
Porrior Jouot 3.28G
Vvo. Olioqnot 2,378
St. Maroo'.ux 33l
Krug& Co 270
Olins. Hoidsiook 8f6
VnriouB .."... 5.419
'COMPILED FROM CUSTOM
IVIacfarlano & Co.,
Bolo Agents for G. II. Mumm & Co.
for tho Hawaiian Islands.
MOIIi: WHMtl'ACJK VH 1IONO
LULU AND IIII.O ADVOCATKII.
I'mxl- lur o IIimkIn on llmmlt niul
Oitliu niul iiiher IniiirutcmoiitM
to lie llnlneal by I.oitu.
Senatoks and Repkesextativeb:
Since lho ndjournmont of tho
special session of tho Legislature
our relations with other govern
ments have continued to bo of a
During this period tho District
of Honolulu experienced an epi
demic of cholera violent and fatal
in character; but which through
tho prompt and intelligent action
of tho Board of Health and tho
voluntary and onergotic assistance
rendored by citizons of all classes
irrespective of political sentimonts,
was confined to Honolulu nnd
finally suppressed. Although tho
epidemic lasted but n fow weeks it
caused tho Government a largo
expenditure of money for which
special appropriations wore made
by the Council of State. It was
also Hie source of serious inter
ruption to business in Honolulu
and general inconvenience through
tho Islands to trado on account of
TltESIDENT DOLE DELIVElttNG HIS MESSAGE.
quarantine regulations and tho
alarm and uncertainty that was
everywhere felt in viow of its
Tho lessons taught tho commu
nity by this experience are point
ed as regard tho necessity of san
itary measures and regulations
that Bhall make impossible tho re
currence of cholera or tho prova
lonco of other dangerous epi
demics. Tho Govornmont has
collected information from abroad
bearing on this subject, and im
proved its machinory for destroy
ing disease germs that may bo
brought hero from other countries.
"With the exception of tho inva
sion of cholera tho state of public
health has beon as usual.
Tho last year's expenses wore, in
spito of tho largo outlay on ac
count of tho insurrection of Jonu
ry and tho cholera epidemic, kept
within curront funds, though not
within tho actual current lovonuo
for tho year; this was accomplished
by means of the largo surplus
balance carried over from tho
Although it is tho policy of tho
Government to study economy in
tho oxpondituro of public funds,
an increased appropriation for tho
coming period is deemed noces
sary; partly on account of tho
rapidly increasing number of
school children requiring addi
tional outlay for school buildings
and toachors, partly for tho sake
of increased efficiency of tho civil
service in some Departments and
partly for.tho sake of public im
provements nocossary to industri-
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19.
al and commercial development.
A part also of this increased ap
propriation will bo required for
carrying out tho land policy of
tho Government under tho land
act passed by tho Legislature at
its last Bcssion.
While it is recommended that
cortain public improvements bo
provided for by loan, it is expect
ed that tho balance of tho proposed
increaso ot expenditure will como
from tho natural growth of revenue
from duties and taxes, and from
tho action of special rovonuo laws
recommended by tho Minibtor oE
Finance, providing for nn in
creased tnrill on cortain imports,
for tho consolidation of statutes
rotating to public licenses, and for
a readjustment of tho period of
tax assessment. It is hoped that
from theso sources tho rovonuo
may bo reasonably increased
without a necessity for tho in
creaso of direct taxation.
Tho subject of public improve
ments doinands careful study, for
while borrowing to an extreme
degree for such purposes would
tend to cripple tho future ad
ministration of affairs, tho neglect
to make certain improvements for
fear of debt would delay tho mate
rial and social progress wo need
and hope for.
Tho Island of Hawaii with groat
natural resources yet with a small
population in proportion to its
area, rugged with lava fiows and
cut up with numerous and pro
cipitous gulches, roquires a largo
outlay for good roads. Road con-
struction on this island from theso
natural conditions is mora ex
pensive than on tho other islands
and tho length of necessary roads
is greater, lint tho work ought to bo
done and dono woll and quickly,
as it is an essential factor in tho
development of our largest island
to a uegreo that will materially
and beneficially affect tho desti
nies of all tho Hawaiian Islands.
Our increasing commerce calls
for largor wharf facilities in tho
harbors of Honolulu and Hilo.
This need is specially imporativo
at tho port of Honolulu. Tho ex
tension of tho basin of this har
bor is desirablo for tho shipping
requirements of tho not very
Tho prosperity of tho Koolau
side of Oohu would bo greatly
stimulated by bettor communica
tion with Honolulu.
Upon those grounds I recom
mond adequate appropriations
for now roads on Hawaii, for tho
Nuuanu Pali road on Oahu, for
Honolulu wharf and harbor ex
tension, and for a wharf at Hilo,
and that tho funds therefor shall
bo raised by loan.
Tho many instances in which
streets in Honolulu and Hilo re
quire extending or widening, has
led tho Executive Council to con
sider tho desirability of legisla
tion which will dofiuo tho extont
of such extensions and additions
to width, with authority to con
struct tho Bamo, and also provido
against tho erection of buildings
Continued on JUi Page.
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THE LEAP YEAR HONORED.
DKMUItTirUI, HA LI, OIVEN HY
LAUtKM AT IJfDrPENnil.NOJErAIIK.
ViKlr IlnnioH niul DimiacN Assume the
Hole of (Jixlluiifry 'I'copln
Wlio Were 'I here.
Invitations to a "Leap Year
Dance" at Independence Hall on
Tuesday ovoniug woro signed by
tho following named ladies: Mrs.
T. R. Wnlkor, Mrs. O. L. Wight,
Mrs. F. "W. Macfarlano, Airs.
J. H. Sopor, Mrs. A. Fuller,
Mrs. Croighton, Mrs. Wm. Wilder,
Mrs. R. Lowers, Mrs. T. J. King.
That the lesponse was a largo and
brilliant assembly tho list given
below not from tho invitation
book but from observation of those
actually present, with no doubt a
number inadvortontly missed in
the over - moving throng will
Tho committeo of arrangements
consisted of Mesdames Walker,
Fuller. Wilder. Hnnnr. AVidif
j Macfarlano, King and Cioighton,
wimo tuo iioor malingers woro
Mrs. P. Makeo, Miss Mollio
Atkinson, Mrs. Noonan and Miss
Annio Paty. Thoro was a sche
dule of sixtoon dances, which was
lengthened by several extras.
Decorations woro less olaborato
than on other festive occasions in
tho great pavilion of Indopoudonco
Park, yet in tho matter of living
foliago thoy woro novor surpassed.
Besides potted plants at tho bases
of tho pillars, tho American and
Gorman ilags woro draped at ono
end of, tho main hall, and tho Ha
waiian and Amorican at tho other.
Flags of sundry nations woro
sproad over tho front of tho or
chestra Btand, and the outranco
was draped with tho Hawaiian and
Amorican flags. Stars and stripes
bunting, placed on a former occa
sion, was twined about pillars and
Lonionado and a mild wino
punch woro available throughout
tho ovoning, and a supper of
sandwiches, cake, coffeo and ico
oream was sorvod about midnight.
Tho utmost cordiality prevailed.
Nothing could doscribo adequate
ly iuu laugning grace witn wnicn
tho ladies for tho nonco took tho
part of tho rulers of tho lords of
creation. So much cannot in
truth bo said for tho way in which
tho said lords acted the rolo of tho
weakor vessel. "I havo droppod
my handkerchief; pick it up!" is
a sample of tho way in which
malo tyranny assorted itsolf under
veil of tho leap yoar code.
Some of tho ladies woro detail
ed to tho door, to escort the gloat
ing wretches to tho hat room;
whilo a staid committeo of dames
and grandames received the guests
at tho head of tho hall. If viva
cious conversation and gleaming
countenances form a criterion,
thoro has not in a long timo beon
a social ovont in Honolulu moro
intensely enjoyed. Following is
n carefully gathered list of thoso
present paragraphed nlplinbetic
ally: W. G. Ashloy and wifo, Miss
Angus, Georgo and Fred Angus.
Frank Brown and wifo, O. A.
Brown and wife, Mrs. M. Brown,
Capt. Broome, Prof. Bergor, E. B.
Borgor, S. M. Ballon and wifo,
Miss Alico Brown, E. F. Bishop
Mrs. J. O. Curler, J. O. Carter,
Jr.,Mis Carter, Judge A. W. Car
tor and wife, J. 0. Cook and wifo,
Dr. Cooper, Mrs. I. Croighton,
Bobt. Catton, tho Misses Cornwall,
W. R. Castle, Jr., W. H. Coney,
S. M. Damon, Ministor of
Foroign Affairs, and wife, Mrs.
W. W. Dimond, J. M. Dowsott
and wifo. Miss Bona Dowsott,
Edward Dokum, Mr. Du Boy,
Boubon Doxtor, Walter F. Dil
lingham. Mrs. Fuller, Miss Kato Fiold
' C. M. Y. Forstor and wifo, H.
Fooke and wifo.
W. M. Graham and wifo, Dr.
M. E. Grossman, H. J, Gallagher,
E.B. Giffard, Mrs. Helen Graham,
Ueorgo lirau and wife, J. W. Gir-
vm and wifo, Miss Girvin, Miss
Groco, N. F. Gedge, Henry Giles.
A. G. S. Hawos, British Com
missioner; Dr. Herbert and info,
Ohas. Hustaco,,MissHustace, Mrs.
j. i. nonary, v. XX. liitclicock,
Jr., E. W. Holdsworth and wifo, ,
tho Misses Hartwoll, Miss Hemic-
ffhim. f ra lliifn lincirm v lli,i
borg, L. W. Hough ami wifo, W.
W. Harris ond wifo, Mrs. J.
Hoting, Dr. Howurd and wife, II.
von Holt and wifo, Miss von Holt,
Prof. Oscar Harold, Senator Hock
ine, Clins. Hyde.
W. G. Irwin, Prof. Ingolls, Miss
Chief Justice Judd, Major J.
W. Jones, E. A. Jones and wife,
Aruuir iv. Jones.
T. J. Kin or and wifp. Misn .Tnlin
King, W. 0. King and wife, Mrs.
T. F. Lansing and wife, tho
Misses Lishman (3), Mrs. Lorcu
zon, H. Lose ahd wifo, 0. A. Long
and wifo, the Misses Ladd, J. S.
Low, D. Logan.
Dr. J. S. McGrow and wife,
Miss McGrew, Walter D.McBryde,
E. and W. Mclnorny, Ed. Moss
miinn, Mrs. F. W. Macfarlano, J.
A. McCandless and wifo, Tom
May and wifo, B. L. Marx, Major
Geo. McLood and wife. E. C. Mac
farlano, R. Monteagle, E. M. Mar
shall, Dr.W.T. Monsnrratand wifo,
J. M. Monsarrat, Prof. Maxwoll
and wife, Mr. and Mrs. McCam
mon (Now York).
Mrs. Paul Noumann, Mrs.
Noonan, Miss Nolto.
Samuel Parker, Miss Helen
Porker, Major J. W. Pratt and
wifo, Major Pottor, M. Phillips,
Geo. Paris and wife, AY. E. Pet
tingor. Miss Porry.
J. G. Bothwell and wifo, Miss
Elsio Robertson, Miss Roth.
F. A. Schaofer and wife, Mrs.
H.W. Schmidt, W. Schmidt, E.
Suhr and wifo, Mrs. Geo. W.
Smith, F. L. Stolz, Dr. Surmaun,
"W. G. Singlohurst, Ed. Stiles, E.
R. Stackablo, Col. J. H. Soper
Mrs. Tenno3 JMiss Julia Tnnor,
Miss Thrum, Mrs. John Thomp
son. U. S. S. Bennington officers
Lieuts. Elliott, Speyers, Alldor
dico, Bluo and Stearns, Paymas
ter Phillips, Mr. Addison.
U. S. military visitors Gonoral
Wariiold. Dr. Mnmi nnd wifn.
Liout. Nowcombo and wifo. Lieut.
Troat and wifo, Lieut. Lissak.
L. M. Votloson, F. It. Vida.Miss
A. S. Willis, United States Min
ister, and Mrs. Willis, Mrs. T. R.
Wolkor, Mrs. S. G. Wildor, Sen
ator W. 0. Wildor and wife, G. P.
Wildor and wifo, Miss Lita Wil
dor, Chas. L. Wight and wifo,
Harry Wildor, WiHio Wildor, tho
Misses Ward, Dr. Williams
(Hilo), W. Woltors, J. S. Walker,
tho Misses Walker, Mr. Weight,
Prof. A. B. Wood, Miss Alico
Wall, W. W. Wright, L. do L.
Tho Missos Young.
Officer llniiiiiicr'N Hard Time.
Most pooplo who witnessed tho
arrival of tho Kinau yesterday
thought Officer Hammer had
gone to Maui and got married
instead of looking for Redpath.
Ho had a lady with him on whom
lin liivlslipd nil tlin oiirn mid iittnn-
tion that could bo oxpocted of any
nowly-married man. Tho woman
turned out to bo a crazy Portu
guese, who had had four fits on
tho trip and was liable to havo
ouothor any minuto. Tho oflicor
got hor into a hack and soon
turned hor ovor to tho tondor
inorcioB of Jailor Evans.
In tho meantimotho report that
Hammer was married had reached
tho police station ami ho has boon
busy ovor sinco oxplaining his
lovor-liko attentions to tho lady.
Tho graduating oxorciBos of tho
Honolulu Kindergarten Training
School woro hold yesterday nftor
noon and diplomas presented to
tho following: Miss Abngail Ai
kuo, Miss Frances Bindt, Miss
Nullio Kahuila, Miss "Mildred S.
Kinnoy, Miss Ito Ozawa, Miss
Laura L. Piros, Miss Flora M.
Smith, Miss Carolino Snow, Miss
Ella L. Thrum, Mrs. Isabol F.
Tarboll, tho graduates of '9(5.
Pjhob 5 Cents.
wiru tiii,UAiiy iio.Noits, musia
AN1 SOI.I.J1N PltAYl'U.
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At 12 o'clock noon this day tho
first regular session of tho Repub
lic of Hawaii was oponed witit
simple but dignified ceremonies.
The place was in tho former
throne room of Iolani Palaco un
der the monarch)', tho assombly
hall later of tho Provisional Gov
ernment's Councils and, at the
special session of tho Legislature
last year, of tho Houso of Ropre
Thoro was a goodly attendance
of citizens, but tho hall was not
crowded as was anticipated. To tho
right of tho platform were seated
Mrs. Judd, Mrs. Cooper, Mr&.
Damon and MrB. Smith, wives
respectively of tho Chief Justice..,
tho Ministor of Foroign Affaire
and tho Attorney - GenoraL
Further down tho right fac
ing athwart tho hall were
Ministers H. E. Cooper, J. A
King, S. M. Damon and W. O
Smith; Chief Justice A. F. JudA,
Associate Justices Frear ami
Whiting of tho Supremo Court,
and Judges Carter and Perrj
of tho Circuit Court. J. Morton:
Oat, Postmastor General, and.
wifo, Prof. W. D. Alexander,
Surveyor Gonoral, and wifo, ami
othor Government officials witfr
ladies had seats behind tho Ju
diciary. To tho loft of the
platform was seated the diplo
matic and consular corps ar
follows: His Excolloncy Albert
S. "Willis, Envoy Extraordinary
and Ministor Plenipotentiary at ,
tho United States.with MrsWillfe;
Sonhor A. do Souza Canavarra,
Charge d'AlFnires and Coubut
Gonoral of Portugal; Mr. A. O. .
Hawes, Commissioner and Con
sul General of Groat Britain;
Mons. Vizzavona, Consul Com
missioner of Franco; Mr. ,Ellis
Mills, Consul Gonoral of the
United States, with Mrs, Mills;
Mr. F. A. Schaofer, Consul for
Italy and dean of tho con
sular corps, with Mrs. Schaofer:
Mr. J. F. Hackfeld, Con
sul for Germany and Aua-tro-Hungary
nnd acting for Rus
sia; Mr. S. Kusakabo, Elovo Con
sul for Japan with tho secretary
of legation; Mr. F. W. Mac
farlano, acting Consul for Den
mark; Mr. II. Renjes, Con
sul for Mexico; Mr. Julius.
.Hoting, Consul for Chili; Mr,
Bruco Cartwright, Consul for
Pom; Mr. H. Focko, Consul foe
Bolgium; Mr. T. R. Walker, Via:
Consul for Groat Britoin; Gua
Kim and Wong Kwai, commer
cial agents for China; Mr. 'W.
Porter Boyd, United States Vic
Consul Gonoral; Mr. W. M. Gif
fard, acting chancellor of th
Farther down on tho loft were
two rows of choirs for tho pres,
which woro ocounied bv ronrosour
tativos of tho Advortisor, Stan;
Commercial Journal, Paradiso ot
tho Pacific and Evening Bulletin-.
Miss Kato Field, representing tli
Chicago Timos-Horald, sat in s.
chair in tho front row of tho seats
for tho gonoral public, close to tlia
press gallory. Sho was intonselj
lntorostod in tho opening ceremo
nies, remaining to the causoss re
ported below, and will doubtleftfi
givo a graphic report of tho day's
proceedings in hor paper.
Seats for tho Senate and House
of Representatives woro placod.f wr
ing tho platform, and bohind,wilk
a passage loft between, woro seats
for tho gonoral public. Just be
fore tho oponing hour tho Senator:
ond Representatives ontorod s
bodios nnd filod into thoir places.
A fow moments after tho noon
whistles sounded President S. KL
Dolo ontorod by a sido door in tho
rear, accompanied bj' Liout. CoL
Continued on 8th Page.