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Vol. III. No. 527.
HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1897.
PllIOE 5 CBNT8.
THE EVENING BULLETIN.
Published every day except Sandny nt
210 King Street, Honolulu, H. I.
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Hospital Flower Society
FRIDAY, Fob. 12, 1897,
At 8 o'clock p. M.
Proceeds to be nued in Md of a Free Bed
i- at the Hospital.
Tiokets, - $2.50.
Admitting Gentleman and Ladles and in.
)mT Tiokets on sale at the Leading
Kawaifiau Quintette Cliib
All orders for Dance Mntio. Picnics.
Luaus, Deceptions, etc., etc., will be flllod
at short notioo.
XST Leave orders at Wall, Nichols Co.
or with P. bilva at V. O. Aohl's office. King
up Telephone No. 851. 517-Cm
On and after January 80, 1697, my
Ofllce will be in tho Allen Cottage,
Richards street (raauka) next to cor
oner of King. Telephone 346.
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NEWS FROM THE ORIENT
ci.ipri.inn pnon fii.hs nnovatiT
n'v the nwHio.
Gonernl '.tinurfttj- AITeclIng 70,000
Prlajnera to be PromulBated by ,
ibe Jnpaneie Moveriinteut.
Cases of smallpox aro increas
ing in Yokohama.
Tho Nippon Yushen Kaisha
steamer Knnngawa-inaru, C000
tons, )eCt Glasgow for Japan on
31st ult. 'V '
Tho Nippon Yushen Kaisha has
chartered tho British steamer
Strathtay whioh is duo horo short
ly from Hongkong.
It is reported in Peking that
Wan Wonshao, Viceroy of Chili,
will resign his post on account of
age and Li Hang ohang will suo
The new steamer Keelung-mnru
ordered from England by tho
Osaka Shosen Kaisha, having
boen completed, left London for
Japan on the 15th inst.
During the half year ended tho
31st of December last the Omi
Hemp Spinning Company made
a not profit of 41,938 yen and a
dividend at tho rate of 16 per
cent, per annum has been de
clared. About one o'clock on tho morn
ing of the 14th inst. a terribln
noiso" like that heard at the time
of tho seismic wavo last year was
heard twice at Bendni. It was
ascertained that Mount Zootoge
had broken into eruption but
whether there were personal
casualties is not known as yet.
A notification has been Jssucd
by Count Matsukata suspending
the execution of capital punish
ment for fifteou days commencing
on tho 12th inst. and on the day
of the late Empress Dowager's
fuucrnl. All tho prisoners in
gaol throughout the county will
be released from labor for five
Of 211,993,993 yon paid by
China to Japan, Htatos a Japanese
paper, 101,891,817 yon has
already been brought or is now on
its way to Japan, and of tho re
mainder 110,092,176 yon 100,
GG(J,o7G yen is deposited in the
baukof Euglaud, and 9,-25,760
yen in the bunk of Germany.
It is told by a Japanese paper
that tho Into Empress Dowager
was vaccinated with some reluct
anco on the 30th ult, on the advico
of her medical attendants on ao
count of her projected journey to
Kyoto as small pox is prevalent
in some parts of the country. The
vaucinatiou developed good results,
but n few days later Iter Majesty
took to her bod from which she
was never to riso again. It may
bo meutioned that the Emperor
Koraei, the consort of the Empress
Dowager, died of small pox.
A general amnesty will bo pro
mulgated in a few days. Accord
ing to this, capital punishment
will bo reduced to life imprison
ment, and those who have boen
sentenced to tlio lattor punishment,
will be reduced to 12 years, while
as for those prisonors who have
been sentenced to certain terms of
imprisonment a general commuta
tion of one-fifth of their terms will
be extended. This applies to
political as well, as other prisoners.
It is estimated that of 70,000 pri
soners now in gaol throughout
Japan about 14,000 will bo liber
ated by this means.
At Fntnia Square.
Tho program for the band con
cert at Emma square this after
noon ia given below:
Overture -Klnc's Lieutenant... TJtl
Comet dolo Brighton Beach (uew)..Norrl
Mr. Cnarles Kreuter.
Irwin March (new) Berber
Melodies of Northern Europe., .... Kulmcr
Waltz -Lion Du Bal QUIet
The Vormont Legislature has
adopted a law requiring heavy
wagons to have wido tires.
IN THE HIGHER COURTS
tiik m:mu"uh routti' irrri.i:
Tin: 'iituu.NNKiu vahk.
Judge Pcrrjr Dcildnt Hint the Mlnlxlnr
of Interior llo. DUerrtloiinry
Power to tlraut Lleeneea,
In tho enso of D. Lualnalei,
tried boforo a native jury yostor
dny in tho Circuit Court on a
charge of lorcejiy in tho secoud
degree, the defendant was ad
quitted by 9 to 3. Tho jury wbb
polled by order of Judge Carter
and afterwards discharged from
further Bttondanco at the present
Tho case of KaimioU Gray and
Kahuno vs. Pila Knpule and rfoo
mana, an notion in ejectment,
commenced before Judge Perry
and a native jury yostorday after
noon, was continued today.
Tho case was still on trial at 1
o'clock this afternoon.
In tho Circuit Court this morn
ing Jndgo Carter decided the Di
mond contempt matter bv dismiss
ing tho proceedings on tho ground
that the allegations made in plain
tiffs affidavit and complaint aro
not sustained by the proof.
The Supreme Court in a long
derision written by the Chief
Justice, E. P. Dolo sitting in the
place of Justice Whiting, disqun
lifted, has decided the appeal in
tho caBe of Madame Edmii G. V.
Trousseau vs. Rruco Cartwright
and H. b. Mclntyre, executors of
tho will of G. P. Trousseau, do
ceased, on exceptions from tho
Circuit Court. Tho points decid
Though the defendants admitted
that a will had been admitted to
probate and that they were tho
executors of the testator, it was
proper to allow tho plaintiff to
introduce the will, as it
was a Btateineut by tho testator of
his financial condition uiuutetial
fact m itjimp
T!r older of proof is largely in
tho discretion of tho party offer
ing the evidence.
The competency ol nn expert
in n foreign lnngunge is n matter
within tho discretion of the
A written agreement becomes
ovideuco on proof of itH oxecutiou
by the party whoa legal repre
sentatives aro sought to bo charg
ed. A witness uhotostiGes toad
mission-) of a party to u'n agreo
rnont may stato tho length nnd
character of his acquaintance
with said party.
A letter of tho testator remitting
a payment in pursuance of tho
agreement in question is evidonco
tending to show his admission of
his obligation thereunder.
A foreign cod of law may be
introduced as a whole nnd there
after specifio portions of it appli
cable pointed out.
Admissions of tho testator con
firming expressions in the agree
ment as to his rolatious with the
othor party to the ngroouiont nre
Oral admissions by a part- to
nn agreement as to its existence
and effect aro competent evidonco,
without introducing tho agree
ment, as to whnt a party admits
agniust himself may reasonably
bo taken J6 be true.
It was sufficient for this case
that by Hawaiian law a separated
wife could mako an agreement
with her husbaud.
Tho exceptions aro ovorruled,
A. S. Hartwell for plaintiff; 0.
Brown and L. A. Diokoy for de
fondants. In the matter of tho application
of Tai Koe for n writ of manda
mus to be directed to the Minister
of tho Interior requiring him to
issue to tlio said Tai Keo a licenso
for a lodging house to bo conduct
ed on the corner of Beretania and
Pensacola streets, Judge Perry has
refused to grant tho writ, holding
that tho Minister is vested by law
with discretionary power in tho
matter of tho issuanoo of lodging
house licenses, and has dismissed
ho petition with costs.
In the case of Ed ma G. V. Trous
seau vh. Bruce Cartwright nnd H.
E. Mclntyre, executors, otc, plain
tiff's remittitur of fivo thousand
francs nnd interest thereon from
January 1, 1694, tho samo boing
covered by a former judement, has
been filed by Antonio Porry as at
torney in fact for Mrs. TrouBsenu.
Tho following divorces wore
granted by Judge Carter this
Lata K. Malielona from Moses
Malielona for extreme, cruelty.
Mary D. Heffornan from O.
Heffernnn on the grounds of ex
treme cruelty and habitual drunk
ennes. Tho defendant is order
ed to pay n &0 rounsol foe and
Manuel Nitotn from Moraea
Louisa, on account of the lattor's
desertion for -more than three
Kiha from A. Welawelo, cause,
desertion of libellee.
Moving Sceni In Ainrlr and ceu In
It is only lately that tho world
was informed that Edison's gon
ius mndo it possiblo to throw an
oxact picture of moviug scenes
upon a screen. Honolulu people
saw it done last night. Thoy saw
tho Empire State express train
rolling mto tho depot at Albany,
N. Y., mon walking on the plat
form, tho crossing bars riso to al
low vehicles to pass, and a hack
taking the opportunity to cross
the track. Then tliero waa tho
immonse railroad ferry boat "Chi
cago" (looking at New York, with
tugboats rushing past, tho foam
from propel I era and smoko from
funnols being clearly dofinod.
The great MoKinley election cam
paign parade in Now York, a bull
fight in Spain and a run of the
firo brigade in New York were
other living scenes displayed as
real as life. It was lifo taken by
tho snapshotsof photography, and
reproduced by oleotrio mechanism.
Iu tho fire department scono a
span of majestic horses attached
to the ongino looked, soemingly,
right over the heads of Silva's or
chestra. Thoy tossed their heads
and switched thoir tails, while tho
hose sent jots nnd sprays against
tho burning building.
It was tho most wonderful
thing ever seen in Honolulu.
Editor Bulletin: Iu tho mat
ter of tho now Central Firo
Station, would it not have been in
kooping with wisdom and pru
dence if the Cabinot Ministers
had more fully considered tho
pros and cons boforo placing on
record the awarding of a contrnot
whioh gives $1945 more to a con
tractor whoso own bid is consider
ably larger than four othor con
tractors who hava as good a
record as any contractors in this
city. Tho S1945 which tho
taxpayers will bavo to pay
is not givon for a bettor quality of
work to be done in stone, brioks,
carpentering, paiutiug, plastering,
or plumbing; this large sum of
mouoy is given for tho stono as it
now lies in tho quarry.
Now would it not bavo been
more advantageous to tho tax
payers if tho Ministers had select
ed the stone from the government
quarry and saved (ho sum of
$1945 by so doing, thon all this
absurd talk about a "bolter quality
of .tone" would never bave boon
beard. Tho amount of stono re
quired from nny quarry to build
tho new Contral Fire Station is a
pieco25 feot long, 25 foot wido and
25 feet deep, and it ia for this
pieco that the tax-payera have to
pay 81945, a piece of stono whioh
can bo found in many quarries
within a milo or two from tho Bite
of the Firo Station and whioh would
cost in its native stato less than
ono hundred dollars.
O. M. White.
Tho Artograph is a vnluablo
aid to anyone wishing to learn to
sketch from nature without an in
structor. Price S8.00. King Bros,
havo them for salo.
MADE A FINE RECORD
NtiTiE nu.vs jitui: nv tiik nomo
THIS Tit I P.
I In-!li I ii a' Iternrd Urtween Yobolm
run nnd Honolulu Hud a
Tho Occidontnl and Oriental
steamship Doric arrived off port
nt 2:15 this morning, fully 24
hours .ihoad of schedulo
timo. This fino vessol has distin
guished hersolf on tho present
voyago and mado a number of re
oords whioh tho courtesy of Purser
Niswandor enables tho Bulletin
to make public
From Honolulu to Yokohama
over a courso of 3513 knots, tho
run was mado in 10 days, 9 hours
and 6 minutes, which breaks the
record for the distance sailed, but
the China has mado it over a
shorter course in less time.
From Kobe to Nngusaki tho
vessel's time was 25 hours and 25
minutes, breaking all records.
Tho previous record from
Shanghai to Hongkong was also
smashed by n trip of 2 days, 2
hours and 29 minutes.
The Dorio also took tbo record
between Shanghai and Nagasaki,
making the voyago in 1 day, 4
hours nnd 42 minutes.
Ou tho run from Kobe to Yoko
hama she established a record of
23 hours nnd 5 minutes.
From Yokohama to Honolulu
wns mado iu Delays, 10hourri,beating
her own provious timo 8 hourB 22
minutes, nnd the Coptic's best timo
2 hours 39 minutes. Sho failed to
break the record for the shortest
passago between Yokohama nud
Honolulu, however, which is still
held by tho China, that vessel's
timo being 9 days 7 houn- 35 min
utes from port to port, but enmo
within 2 hours 5 minutes of doing
With fino weather on tho up trip
tho Dorio will undoubtedly try to
establish n record for herself if
not for hor competitors botweon
this port and San Francisco.
Following 'is a raornoraudum of
tho voyage, whioh is her fifth trip
homo: Left Hongkong Jnnuary
1G, Shanghai 20, Nagasaki 22,
Kobe 21 and Yokohama 28, arriv
ing in Honolulu February G at
2:15 a. m. Experienced fino
weather on tho ontiro trip.
at tiii: riNiiTiAiuinT.
Vurloua Improvement IleccuUjr
Made Iu the Vicinity.
The attontion of a reporter was
recontly called to some improve
ments mado at tho fishmarkot
which aro deserving of mention.
Among them are a row of hitching
posts along Alakea street, whioh
will provo a groat convonionco to
ladies and others who havo occa
sion to drivo to the market.
The grass plots on tho Alakea
street sido of tho market aro neat
ly kept and woll-watorod. Thoy
havo been lately onclosod with a
low fence whioh keeps children
and animals off tho grass.
Insido tho market Inspector
Koliipio soos that tho vendors
koop things neat and clean about
thoir stalls, and all refuse
is regularly carted away. As
at presont conducted the fish
markot and its surroundings are
a oredit to those who havo charge
The mnd flats on the Waikiki
side of tho markot aro being ra
pidly filled up with debris From
excavations now boing mado by
tho dredger for tho new docks,
Whon this work shall havo been
completod tbo whole neighborhood
Waikiki of tho market will present
a much improved appearance.
Hawaiian Harry Weber and
Colin McOulloch, London, from
Auckland; C. F. Johnson, Carbon,
Wyomiug, from Yolcauo; Mrs. L.
FROM THE BIG ISLAND
OPl.lttllONH Ol' 8' MAR LNTATES
1 - i
Itrmior lllln Tnmi-Plea'llns: for tho
Library Attack on Ibe t'a.toiu
Tho Hilo Tribune of last Satur
day is to hand.
The Tribune has developed into
nn eight page pnpor.
The circus has been giviajg .
nightly shows sitice oponing.
Kaiwiki homesteaders nre peti
tioning for a school.
John A. Scott is pushing work
on the new hotel.
Hilo has boen in darkness for
wnntof a wheel that ought to havo
como from San Francisco.
L. Severance is pleading for
more interest in the town library.
AtLaupnboehoo the enno is fin
or than it Iiob boon for years.
Honorau is running night and
day, nnd tho now manager, Mr.
Moir, is wished success.
W. W. Goodalo is making tha
now mill hum at Onomea.
Tho Hilo Sugar Company is
turning out fifty tons of sugar n
Waiakoa has added two now
clarifiors, from whioh Muuagnr
Kennedy expects good results.
Rain has been so scaro on that
plantation that 4000 gal. of wator
has to bo supplied to tho differ
ent camps daily.
Mr. Goudio has Begun to market
eolfee from bis JL'uua farm.
In its leading editional the
Tribune more than hiuts at a.bad
state of affairs in the Hilo cus
tom houso. If tho innuendoes
aro not well founded, oertaiub
thero is a firstolass opening for k
These nro days of oonsidernblo
anxiety and porplexity to all who
havo possessions orotner interests
in tho Republic of Hawaii, and it
is timo that our citizens came to a
mutual understanding ou several
important issues. Tho prospects
for Annexation appear at present
vague and indistinct, nud our
destiny cannot bo forotold with
certainty. Thero aro thoBe, also,
who still fondly oliug to tho hopo
of d roturn to tho old order of
things, and who cannot bo per
suaded othorwiso, yet this out
look appears farmoro hazy than
that of Annexntiou even to tha
most hopoful disoiploB of th
Monarchy. But, fortunately, is
the midst of all this uncertainty
thero is solaco in tho fact that
Buffalo Beer has came to stay and
that patrons of all sorts and)
opinions may equally -bare tue
benefits of its invigorating nnd
sustaining proportios. Wa nro.
moreover assured that this favorite
brow will continue to bo dispens
ed as herotoforo at tho .Royal,
Pacific and Cosmopolitan Sa
loons. 1 m
THE SUNDAY CtlNCIiUT.
Ptojjrnm or Klimlc nt Makes Inland 4
Following is tho program for
tho Makoe Island concort tomor
row afternoon, commoiming at
The Old Heodree.
Overture Victor Emannel ; . .Klli
Klnalo -Daniel (new) , Mnort
Cavatlna Lucia (new) , UtmUitll
Belcctlou flulllvau'a Hour. Rajiet
Cernet Solo Old Folks at Home (by
reipiett) ...... Ileruir-
Mr. Charles Krenter.
() Reverie (new) Vltaxtenips
(b) Spring Bong (new) MendcUtnh6
Oavotte Old Tupeatry Bn;ettl
Chorus Day of Judgment BclineMr
aft r3iaf ti 4V?d-J-E -; " A .bf-ififfi tyMifl'fiaW-- Wi friilmi&?ii