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Vol. III. No. 518.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1897.
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THE TALE OF THE TAUPO
C'AITAIX .nACUKTII-H HTOItY OP
JtlKKTINU THE DWAMMILIK.
What Transpired When the Hwan-
IiIIiU Wn Simken Lltlln Itonbl
Thnl flutter Ii mi llonrd.
Captain F. W. Macbeth, ot tho
on steamship Tiiupo, was in
terviewed on tho nrrivnl M Iiih
vessel ut Wellington,- Now Zea
land, and gave -tho following ac
count of his mooting with tho
Swnnhildn on which tho Austra
lian murderer, Frank Butlor, ib
endeavoring to cscapo:
"At the timo wo sighted the ship
I know very little about the mur
dors. The vessol showed hor
numbors but she was too far off
for mo to raako thorn out. I
altered my course so as to como
within rango and found she was
tho Swanhilda, bound from New
castle to San Francisco, and
wished to bo reported all well. As
soon as the vessel's nnmo was
made out tho second officer told
mo it was thn ship in which the
supposed murderor, Butler, had
shipped, and produced a news
paper containing particulars of
tho tragedies. I did not then
know that the murderer was sup
posed to have shipped under the
nnmo of Leo, the man he had
murdered. I wish I hail, as I
should have acted differently.
After what the second mate told
mo, I at once signalled 'Heave to,
I have important communication
to make.' My signal was ob
served, tho vessol was brought up
and I ran up close to her. I
then dispatched tho second officer
in a boat with a verbal message to
Cnptain Fraser, along with a file
of Auckland papers, containing
particulars of the tragedy. I gavo
explicit instructions that ho was
to make his communication pri
vately to Oaptain Fraser. Whon
my officer boarded the ship, he
and Captain Fraser retired to tho
hitter's cabin, where thoy talked.
No ono else was present. At tho
termination of tho intorviow Oap
tain Fraser sent mo his warmest
"None of tho orew in tho boat
with the second officer knew the
reason of the visit, and I gavo
special instructions that they wore
to remain in the boat in charge of
the boatswain while the second
officor boarded tho Swanhilda.
Several of tho men of that vessel
came aft while tho boat was along
side and wanted to know what wo
wanted. The answer was given
that I was moroly sending off a
few late papers to tho captain,as it
would bo a long timo bofore ho
got to San Francisco. The boat
swain says that one man who kept
well forward in tho ship soomed
to display considerable excitement
and spoko quickly to some of the
othors. He thon came aft and
looked ovor the side exclaiming:
'"What tho holl do yoa fellows
wapt? You must bo aftor some
thing ?' Tho boat's crow, however,
made tho same reply bb they baa
to tho othors. Tho boatswain do
scribed tho man as of stoutish
build with a heavy gingor-colored
In roply to tho question: "What
do you think Captain Fraaor would
do when ho got your communica
tion," Captain Macbeth said "If
ho is tho sensible man I tako him
to be Butler, or whatover his name
is, would havo been in irons in
a very few minutes after
my boat loft tho ship.. Haying
been placed on his guard as to the
character of tho man on board his
vessel, there would be no othor
course open to him. Ho was
bound to confine tho man in irons
at onco to protect himself, his
crew and his vessel. It seems to
mo there was no othor course
open to htm. I should not hesi
tate n minuto in such a case, al
though if it should turu out to bo
tho wrong man it would bo torm
ed a highhanded proceeding. If
I had known what I do now. I
should have gone aboard tho
Swanhilda mysolf and if Captain
Frosor hnd beon willing have
ho! pod arrest tho man oud taken
liini toAuoklnnd on my own vessel.
Of course, ther is no law for
such a procedure, but the end jub
tides the means and I think it
would havo beon done."
Those facts, coupled with tho
cabled report from Wellington
that tho boat's crow of tho Tnupo
had recognized a photograph of
Butlor as the man who caused tho
excitoment aboard thn Swanhilda,
ought to prove conclusively whero
tho man who is supposed to have
murdered Captain Woller and
young Preston now is.
Citicl)t by h I.nliMnn Plxhrrmnn's
Hook nt h ( rent Depth.
A raro find was made last week
by somo Japaneso fisharmen
whilo fishinc between Molokni
and Lauai. Thoy found one of
their hooks had caught a very
curious inhabitant of tho sea. Oil
pulling tho hook to thn surface
they found attached lo it a per
feet specimen of mnrino vegeta
tion which thoy had curiosity
onough to carefully preset vo nud
bring ashore. This little wondor
of the deep to unsciontifio eyes
is now in the possession of
Deputy Shoriff Sholdon of Laba
ina, who has it on view in his
office iu tho Government building,
and who has beou kiud enough lo
allow many prominent people to
view it. The curiosity is in fact
a marino tree, we might say. It
is 5 foot 2 inches high aud 1 ft. 2
in. in diameter with branches
complete and .coverod with long
needle- liko leaves. Tho base of
tho trunk is 4J inches in diumeter,
wood of a petrified appearanco,
and is well sot or rooted
in a block of ooral, of tho
nature of lava almost, forming n
vory pretty natural sotting. Sot
at intervals amongst the branches
Tho fact of tho abovo boing
fonnd in water botwoou 150 and
200 fathoms in depth would indi
cate that it is a rare sight on earth
and a curiosity Mr. Sheldon is
fortunato" in possessing, however
common they may be 200 fathoms
under tho sea. As an addition to
a museum or collection of Hawai
ian curios this spocimon would be
Lahainn, Jan. 25, 1897.
KMPEHOH WILLI tn.
Thlrty-Rlcllttl Hllllldny of III KaUnr
From 12 to 1 o'clock today Mr.
J. F. Hackfeld, His Imperial Gor
man Majesty's Consul, kopt open
houso at the officoB of Hackfeld &
Co., whero tho Consulate is lo-.
All of tho diplomatic and con
sular corps who woro not prevent
ed, either by absence from the oity
or illness, from ''being present
called on the esteemed Consul to
tender their congratulations upon
tho auspioipuo event'. . Also the
liighor officials of tho Government
Au el'egunt lunch in which a
groat Variety of rich salads ap
peared wa3 served, and the health
of the young Kaisor wob pledged
in champagne wino of the finest.
Mr. Haokfeld reooived alono but
was fully equal to tho ocoasion,
and his partners and omployoes
of tho firm woro eager to tender
hospitalities to tho gnosis.
Notwithstanding tho great suc
cesses of Kaiser Day, undor throe
difforent Emporors, at tho Gor
man Consulato hero for many
years, it was noted today that
thero was a largor attondanco than
usual of roprosontativo men iu tho
publio and privato lifo of tho com
munity. Mr. Hackfeld is to bo congratulat
ed not only upon the high regard
in which his sovereign is hold in
those Hawaiian Islands, but upon
hiB owu popularity as a man of
business and n social outortaiuer.
Long ltvo Emperor William and
may hid roign bo long and glo
rious, is tho sincero wish of tho
w ..i- 1. .-.i ,r ... e? v .
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-sfti-fcrifrrt r,y ,i,i-fv- hTnr -a.ijift
IN THE HIGHER COURTS
Tfvw nKciKinx itENnritED my tiik
II IU II EST Tit! IM!X A L..
Iiitcrrtlnir I'ninU ol I,nw Drlrrnilurd
i .llulli-ro ItrlHtlnir to the
A unanimous decision of tho
Supreme Court,Cccil Brown, Esq ,
sitting in placo of Chief Justice
Judd, disqualified, was filed this
morning iu tho old caso of H. G.
McGrew, non compos mentis, by
his guardian G. L. Curtor, vs. Al
phonsine McGrew on a motion to
place the samo on the calendar
and.sottlo bill of exceptions. Tho
motion was denied, the bill not hav
ing been refused allowauco by
tho ttial iudgo. A. S. Humphreys
for tho motion; Kinney & Ballou, i
Tho same Court has also unani
mously decided the case outitlod
Republic of Hawaii vs. 0. G. Par
soiiB on exceptions from tho (Jir
cuit Court of tho Fiist Circuit.
Tho points decided in tho opini
A charge in tho District C-urt
may bo leBS formal than an in
dictment. Tho charge iu this
case held sufficient against
numorous objections nmdo there
to and set forth in thn opinion of
Tho Penal Codo of 18G9 was as
a wholo ouautod as a stututo by
tho Act of July 7, 1870, and, there
fore, auy particular section or
chapter would be law throafter,
evou though it might havo betn
previously as n pepatato statute
beforo the compilation aud on
nctment of tho Code, unconstitu
tional becauso its object was not
sufficiently stated iu its titlo.
It ib the privilege of a witness
nnd not the right nf the party
against whom he is called, to ro
fuso to give testimony that would
tend to crimiuato him; and the
judgo is not obliged, at tho in
stance of such party aud in tho
absence of any objection by tho
witness, to instiuct tho latter that
ho is not bound to givo tostimony
that would tond to criminate him.
Tho rulo permitting the uso of
his minutes by a District Magis
tral to refresh his memory, when
called as a witness, hold sufficient
ly complied with undor tho cir
cumstances set forth in tho opinion
of tho Court.
An instruction that tho age of a
girl must bo proved by sworn tes
timony and that hor personal,
bodily or physical appearance
nhould not bo taken into consider
ation, held proporly rofused, thore
being sworn testimony as to hor
In a trial for tho offenso in
question, an instruction that, in
order to render crediblo tho testi
mony of tbo person with whom
tho offonBO was alleged to havo
been committed, thero should bo
corroborating testimony by othor
witnossos, was proporly refused,
thero boing no rulo making suoh
corroborating testimony absolute
ly eseontial and thoro boing buou
testimony iu this caso. E. P.
Dole for tho prosecution; J. T. do
Bolt and J. L. Kaulukou for the
In the mattor of tho estate of
Boruico P. Bishop, tho trustees,
by their attorneys H. Holmes
and Kinnoy & Ballou, have ap
pealed from tho order of the
Chief Justico filed pn January
21st inst., or from so much there
of as relates to the disallowance
of commissions on tho gross pro
ceeds of tho Molokai ranch and
tho surcharge of tho sum of 8113.
15 to the truetoos in their noxt ac
count. Iu the caso of Emily Mohrten
vs. John Alfred Mohrten, bill for
ilivorco, tho libollaut discontinues
proceedings theroin. Kinney &
Ballou for plaintiff.
Iu giving tho list of cases to bo
tiiod at the February Term in last
Mouday'a papor, tho fact was in
advortontly omitted that Hon. A.
W. Carter would bo tho presiding
judge during tho tor in.
- - ..
Lares Andlrnc that Proved Hi De
licti! tilth the Miuic.
Bnt n-fow rows in the orchestra
division, besides tho gallery of the
gods, presented an aspect of
inhabited desolation whon
Marquurdt concert began
night. Besides boing largo
attendance was comprehensively
Tho pnrformauco might fitly bo
characterized asnn elegant draw
inn room musicale. There was
much enthusiasm on tho part of
the audience, every number of a
single solection bringing n recall.
Tho tenor singing of Mr. Donald
do V. Graham and thn baritono of
Mr. H. M. Gillig were both de
servedly admired. Mr. Graham
sang with equal facility in Ger
man, French nud English.
Madame Broitsclmk - Mar-i
quardt'B soolections on tho harp
created a furore of applause, but, i
chord8 tho ptoVorbial pin if
while she produced tho finer
dropped would havo produced the
reportorial "dull thud." Miss
JesBio Hoove Axtcll, of tho staff
of Oahu College, ably sustained
local talent iu soprano saloizing.
Although the program as printed
was rather exacting in tho propor
tion of work nllotUnl to her, tho
audience like Olivor Twist relent-
lenBlyj called for more of hor
, Prof. Oacar Horold was the
able accompanist on tho piano,
, excepting for Mr. Graham' clos
i iug song, which was accoiupauied
i by Madaiuo Marnuardt on tho
Mrs. W. G. Irwin hail as
guests of tho evening in her box
Mrs. J?. M. Swanzy, Mrsr H.
Gunn, Miss Spalding, Sen hor A.
de Souza Canavarro, tho Portu
guese Charge d'Affaires, Captain
Hanford of tho U. S. S. Alert and
Mr. Walter F. Dillingham. With
Mrs. 8. G. Wilder Sr. in tho op
posito box were Mr. and Mrs. S.
G. Wildor, Miss Wildor and
Messrs. G. P. aud Jamos Wildor.
Tho concort was over at 9:30.
Will Komi Over a Team
Join the LcngHo.
There will bo a meeting of tho
Board of Delegates of tho Hnwai
iun Basoball League on Thursday,
February 4, at which matters will
bo arranged for tho coming eea
Bon. J. O. Cartor, Jr., a dolegato of
the Star club, has received a com
munication from tho Maui team
in which ho is authorized to lay
boforo tho board nt tho first moot
ing sevorol propositions looking
to tho enrollment of tho Maui
boys in tbo League. Thoy offor
to organizo a strong team and
contest in tho Loaguo series if
snitablo arrangements as to time
can ho made. Thoy want to play
threo consooutivo Saturdays, so
as to tako advantage of roduced
steamer rates which havo boon
offored them. Mr. Cartor says tbo
Maui toam will bo welcomed and
whatovor propositions thoy havo to
make will bo favorably consider
ed. Ho also thinks tho Stars will
bo strongor than ovor this year
and will havo no difficulty in
taking tho championship.
Captain Coyno is pno of tho
delegates of tho regiment tdaro.
Ho told a roportor today that tho
soldior boys would bo heard from
this year. Thoy intend to havo a
strong nino in tho field, but ho
was not prepared to furnish tho
namoB of any of tho players at
this early dato. A. Ounha will
probably bo tho captain of tho
nino. . ,' .
Captain Thompson of tho St.
LoniR olnb is after, tho ..pennant
also, and ib gathering' 'together a
coterio of old am) reliablo ball
Clayers. His club eyutontly moans
With theeo four teams, and pos
sibly ono oif twor others, Jixl tho
Looguo it would lpok as if baso
ball profjpeots for .this your, woro
deoidodly g'dod. l
Mannaor LnVrie 'of E
tatiou was iu the city today
KILOHANA ART LEAGUE
KOO.MH VIKMVIIKtl Wirit AD
.IIIHDHH Of AltT l.HT NIftllT.
Incident In the ltrcritlon Jlt-t. f
Arllil I'rrd Ynto. - exhibition
Onrii Till, Afternoon. -.
In ppito of tho counter ufttne
tion at tho Opora Honse Inst 'vn
ning, the rooms of tho Kiiuhuun
Art Leoguo wero comfortable fill
ed during tho two hours in winch
tho recoption to Fred YBtes laded;
indeod, many pooplo woro present
nt both functions. Tho main room
was neatly decorated with trailing
vines, intortwined about the pic
tures, the walls being occnp'wl
with specimons of Mr. Yntcs'
handiwork done in Honrli in,
while on the stage wore uuinrrnm
pottod plants, ferns and pl"a.
Mrs. C. L. Carter rooeive'l i.e
guests of tho Leaguo in her iinual
Of the pictures thpniBelvpH, Hint
of General Hartwell occupied tlio
contral position on the wall racing
tho stage It is the target! of too
portraits painted iu this city nnd
tho ono on which tho artist has
lavished tho most caro and nth'ii
tiou. It was much admired dining
the evening. On tho riilit
General Hartwell's nortri.il ,
ono of Rev. O. M. Hydo ami on
tho loft that of President D l ,
both of which wero warmly
praiged aud aro excellent like
uesBess. 'iY tho-vr(terV mind, "
however, tho portrnit of Dr. Ats.
Kibbin is by far tho best of Mil.
Yatoa' efforts. Ho has succeeded
iu catching the natural poo nud
expression of the face to t-u;h an
extent that ono cannot Imho u
casual glance nt tho portrnit with
out saying at ouco "That in Dr.
MoKibbiu." Tho likentv is
suoh a speaking one that tho
critics havo nothing to criticizo.
Tho little portrait of Paul Neu
mann, destined to grace tho walls
of tho Bohemian Club in S.in
Fraucieco, of which thoorLimtl
has so many times bei-u t;.d
honored and welcomo guest, is
nuothor gom, but ono needs to
stand somo distance away to catch
its full beauty.
Tho largo portrait of Mr.Georgo
Alfred Rogers, the celebrated
English wood carver and engraver,
occupies the rear wall of tho stage
and its boauties nro fully brought
out by tho strong light thrown on
it by a screen. At tho left is tho
largo portrait of Madamo da
Maurierand facing it that of MJ83
Hartwell. llieso threo pictures
are tho only ones in tho collection
not painted during the prosont.'
visit of tho artist to this city.
Tho exhibition will bo open to
the general publio from 3 lo 5
this afternoon. In tho ev"nig
the rooms will bo reserved for
mombors and their guests, dosing
at 10 o'clock.
Mimt lie Appropriate.
To tho porson Buggosting tho
uiost appropriate namo for tin)
lako now in course of construction
nt Kewalo, Messrs. Bruco Wariuuj
& Co. will givo a deed in feo i tu
ple. Soud in your guess to their
Tho Vacuum oils aro sold in
tho Hawaiian Inlands by tho Paci
flo Hnrdwai'flGoLtu'.jof Hon"'uIu,
and aro lolfvored fp tho purchas
er in original packages as shipped
from our ttvorks. j Vacuum (, Oil
Co., EdwardiPrizor; SoorotaTy:.'
For l?enroFFor Said
Tho' Reslileuce o( B. It. li.iVf-,
Klnau anjl i'onsacola etieots, 1"-' (or
rent, r furnished or uftfurnlBlieil ami
that flno piece of Property, canter of
Lunnlllo and Pensacola street-, 1 r
sale. Tills Is ono of Ihe finest pleitta
ot propettjos onthe gains'. . '?'
jpaV For terms, eto., apply to
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