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HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1897.
PlllOE 5 Cknts.
THE EVENING BULLETIN.
Publi(fbo(I ovcry tiny except Sunday at
210 King Street, Honolulu, II. I.
Per Month, nnywhere In the Hn-
wallnn IsIandR $ 75
Per Year. 8 00
Per Year, postpaid to Americn,
Canada, or Mexico 1000
Per Year, postpaid, other Foreign
Countries 13 00
Paynblo Invarlnblr In Advance
Telephone 260. P. O. Box 89.
B. L. FINNEY, Manager.
For Cold, Coughs, Bronchitis, Sore
Throat, Influenza, and Incipient
Consumption, no remedy approaches
Ayer'a Cherry Pectoral. It has long
been tho most popular and successful
anodyno expectorant in Pharmacy,
and is everywhero approved and
recommended by tho Faculty. It
soothes tho inflamed membrane,
breaks up irritating mucus, allays
coughing, and induces repose. As a
family emergency medicine, Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral takes the lead. For
the relief and cure of croup, whooping-cough,
sore throat, and all the
pulmonary troubles to which the
young are so liable, it is Invaluable.
No household Is quite securo without
Dr. J O. .Ayei- 8a Co.,
LOWELL, MASS., U. S. A.
Cold Medal at the World's Ehlel Expultlou.
nr Beware of cheap Imitations. The
same Ayer'f Cherry Pectoral Is proml.
cent on the wrapper, and ia'blown in the
Elat ol each bottle.
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bole Agents for tho Republio ol Hawaii.
Bitnated ou a Beautiful Uillslde Orerlook
Ing the Ocean, and 1300 feet
above Hen Level.
Ouly 24 hoars' bail from Honolulu.
Climnto mild, clear dry atmosphere, free
from fogs and malaria,, especial proviaion
for quiet and rst na well as for amuse
ment and outdoor life. Rates $2 per day
or $10 per weeK. Medical attendance extra,
DR. H. A. LINDLEY, Prop.,
325 tf Kona, llowali.
The Itedidenco of E. It. Hendry, corner
Kinnn and Pensacola streets. House con
tains Eight Rooms and has all the modern
conveniences. Large grounds, Tel. 301,
Corner of Lnnalllo and Pensacola streets,
Five Lots, 75 feet by 125 feet each. The
most desirable resldonco properly for sale
on the plains. For terms apply to
MR8. E. R. HENDRY,
485-tf Telephone 301.
The Honolulu Sanitarium
1082 King Street.
A Quiet, Homelike Place, where Trained
Nurses, Mossaso, "Swedish Movement,"
Baths. Electricity and Physical Training
may bo obtained.
P. 8. KELLOGG, M. D.,
Telephone 039. Superintendent.
Kawaihau Quintette Club
All orders for Dance Mnsic, Pionics.
Luaus, Receptions, etc, etc., will be filled
at short notice.
pjT Leave orders at Wall. Nichols Co.
or with P. Silva at W. O. Achi's office. Ring
np Telephone Mo. 834. 617-Om
During my absence from the Ha
waiian Islands, Mr. Charles A. Rice
will have full charge of the business
of the Walnlue Dairy and Ranch.
Honolulu, Feb, 5, 1B97. 620-2w
OPINION FROM THE COAST
"I si: A IX iio.vohaiim: MKAIKN TO
IIAVi: lilt: INLANDS ANNEXKII."
Tlie'lliiunllnu l'coptc Will Alii in Ad
dine Wcnllli mid I'ru-tperlly lu
All 't f lllc lliicklrx.
llolow is a letter, slightly abbre
viated in reprinting, from th
Evening Herald of Novada City,
California a paper which in an
othor lato issue warmly endorsed
the viewo of the Bulletin on an
nexation: Nevada City, January 25, 1897.
The Sandwich Island question
has lately received some attention
by tho present officials of tho Na
tional Capital. Although closo to
oar Pacific possessions, but littlo
is known of thotrue merits of a
quoetion of vital importance to tho
enterprising and intelligent Amer
icans who, by long years pf toil,
suffering and untiring persover
anco, have convertod what was
onco a barren and uninhabited
country, excopt for a fow Kanakas,
into an earthly paradise. It is
now one of tho most healthful,
ploisant and inviting countries in
tlin world, nnl nnflnr tlin nrnfni.
tion of tho United States Govern
ment it would bo one of the
wealthiest, and would encourage
men of intelligence and wealth to
locate in it.
The pioneers, in making this
great change, havo been mainly
Americans. As so littlo is knowu
of this country or of its great re
sources, a brief statement of its
greatness may have a little ollect
in causing those who will soon be
in power to make up tho im
portance of the question,8o justice
will bo done to a suffering pooplo
with a just causo, who in tho near
future will aid in adding wealth
and prosperity to all tho peoplo
this side of tho Bocky Mountains.
Tho oldest pionoor in develop
ing and bringing tho resources of
tho Islands into notico is Capt.
Castle. More than seventy years
ago his ship was wrocked on the
coast near whore tho present city
of Honolulu stands. Ho hnd no
way to "return to his homo in ono
of tho New England States. Ho
treated tho natives kindly, and did
not havo the same fate as Capt.
Cook. Castle was tho first man
to appreciate the climate, as well
as tho great resources. He was,
I believe, tho first ono to com
mence the production of sugar.
He was also the first, after Cali
fornia was admitted as a State, to
bring his own and his neigh
bors' sugar to San Franoisco.
On one of his annual visits with
sugar, I was introduced to him by
my old friend L. P. Tenny. Capt.
Castle fully detailed his condition
and trials, tho ground, olimato,
scenery and resources, and ex
pressed the hope that at no dis
tant day the islands would bocomo
a part, of our common country.
Heraised a family on tho islands,
giving each a good education in
nnr nnnnfrw VI,oti una nf li.a
sons had graduated from Yale, ho
reau law witu William M. Jivarts.
All are true, high-minded Ameri
cans. They all want an American
President, and tho American laws,
In using tho Castle's name alono,
neither ovorsight nor insult is in
tended to a singlo one of the
thousands of intelligent Ameri
cans that are in the same position
and are fighting for principlo, and
aro anxious to be admitted as a
part of our country. My aim ib
to assist thorn all. The islands
produce everything that grows in
eo mild and oven a climate, but up
to this timo coffoe and sugar aro
tho two staples that have received
most attention. The yield of sugar
for tho last season amounts to $12,
500,000. Tho production of coffoe
will soon yield moro than sugar.
It is tho best coffee in the world,
brings tho highest price, and will
yield a greater protit per acre.
Men of onterprise and capital aro
going into tho production of coffee
The islands in tlio last ten yetn
hnvo advanced greatly in popula
tion, wealth and education. Tlio-e
wli linvc iiiiule the country what J
it in fire tired of the. Kanaka law
and are extremely anxious to be
annexed to our country. Its loca
tion, climnto and resource1!, with
thu small bonded debt of lebs thnn
four million dollars, tlmt we would
hnvo to pay, make it bo desirable
that tho people not only of the
Pacific Coast but of thin Nation
should say unanimously nud
promptly: "Use all honorable
means to have the islands anuexed
to tho United States at the first
session of Congress nftor Presi
dent McKinlny takes his seat." In
case England had the same oppor
tunity she would bo mistress of
the situation. It would bo a part
of her possessions in less than
Whon money was scarce we
paid 810,000,000 for tho barren
Alaska possessions. Who dares
say it wob not a grand investment?
"Our work and acts shall
be the greatest good to the
All tho representatives from
the Pacific Coast should, and I
hope will, and especially all Be
publicans, bo a unit to act prompt
ly, with zeal to do justice to all.
It will add to tho Nation's credit,
as well as to its treasury.
W. D. Long.
The Livenuore, Cal., Echo says:
"Tho Honolulu, H. I., Evening
Bulletin of Jnn. 21 coutaiun an
ably writton article in which the
weakness of the chiof objections
urged against tho annexation of
the Islands by tho United Stated
iB clearly proven;" A summary
of somo leading points of tho
article in question, with copious
extracts, is given by the Echo.
Inlormntlnii for Tourliti.
A passenger by tho last Colonial
steamer was met on tho dock by
a "Milesian American friend, who
resides in Honolulu. As tho pair
waited to have tho newcomor's
gripsaok scrawled ovor with chalk
marks by tho Customs Inspector
at tho gato tho stranger remarked
to his friend "Do you 'ave much
rain 'oro ? " ItxiNiEit mo boy,
gallons of it, just como up to tho
Anchor Saloon where they keep
it always, clear and cool. We'll
ust bo in time for lunch too and
that's tho only ploco in town
where they sorve it up in propor
stylo with a glass of JUiNiEn
Beer to oquilibrializo the solids
ItInko lilantl Concert.
The program for tho couccrt at
Makeo Island tomorrow afternoon,
commencing at 3 o'clock, is as
The Old Hundred.
Ovtrturo La Dme Blanche Hololillcu
Adagio Sunatu Fathetlque Heetliovcn
FanUU In tho Chapel Ellvuberic
Cornet Solo -Lullaby Short
Mr. Charles Kreutcr.
Overture William Tell ltosslnl
Selection Tnnnlmuser Waguer
Fantatla-aoldhectle'a Soiree Kllng
Flnalo loluuthe Sullivan
To Investigate tlie Plague.
Tho Gorman government is
about to send a special commis
sion to Bombay to investigate tho
bubonic nlacrua whioh in rnrrinrr
there, with a view of adopting a
uiuuuuuuuury wuauuro ngainis mo
introduction of tho diseaso into
Euronn. Dr. Konh. the nminnn-f.
bacteriologist, has boon summon-
eu irom ooutu Atrica to nead tho
Hawaiian Miss A. Goldstoin,
S. Einaldo, San Francisco; Mel
ville Stoltz, S. Q. Lano, B.
Mandell, Now York; Leo W.
Myor and wife, Auckland; Goorgo
Worle, Munich, Germany.
Sans Souci H. Snaldinc and
wife, Oakland; Ohas. Piatt aud
wife, Spokane, and A. E. Col
burn aud wifo, Indiana.
TAX APPEALS DECIDED
OAlllt UIII.WAY WIND ANlt OIIII.lt
CliKril Dnnr mi tltturci 'I till
. Wtirl. of Jiirl-ntrnc' '
ltlrr m! CliAiitber.
A uuuuimous opinion of tho
Supreme Com t, written by Chief
Justice Judd, lias been rendered
in the nppenl of tlio Oahu Rail
way twid Lnud Company against
Jonathan Shaw, Tax Assessor.
The Court decides questions as
to methods of valuing leaseholds
for taxation, and concludes thus:
"A leasehold may vary in valuo
from year to year. Wo might,
using our own judgment, and con
sidering all the circumstances of
this particular case, put tho valua'
tion at various amouuts between
that put by the assessor, $103,000,
and that relumed by the taxpayer,
S40.000. ,But in view of tho
meager evidence before us, we
profor not to make an arbitrary
assessment which might bo wide
of the maik, aud we, finding tho
assessor's method of calculating
tho valuo erroueoun, hold that the
amount returned by the taxpayer
must slaud. Judgment accord
ingly." Circuit Judge Cartor sat on the
case in place of Associate Justice
Frear, disqualified. C. Brown ap
peared for appellant, and Thurs
ton & Stanley for tho assessor.
In the lax appeal of James I.
Dowsett and John K. Sumner, the
Court sustains tho valuation of
188,000 fixed by tho assessor and
affirmed by tho. Tax Appeal Court.
Counsel the sumo rb in1 tho first
case above reported. The law de
cided is in briof that the moiety
not leaded otv a valuable trect of
land, held by two tonants in com
mon, may bo properly considered
as of tho same valuo as tho moioty
under lease, and that the statutory
method of fixing tho valuation of
tho wholo land at eight times the
annual rcutal that is, double
that of tho moiety leased for
eight years, iB applicable to this
In tho appeal of tho Inter-Island
Steam Navigation Company
ogainst tho judgment of tho Tax
Appeal Court, affirming tho valu
ation made by Assessor Shaw, tho
unanimous opinion of tho Sup
reme Court, by Assooiato Justice
Frear, is adverse to tho appoal.
Tho aBsossraont is upheld accord
ing to tho following syllabus:
"Under sections 17 and 08, Act
51, Laws of 189G, which provide
that real and porsonal property,
or uovoral classes or kinds or par
cols of real or personal, property,
when combined and made tho
basis of an onterprise for profit,
shall bo assessed as a whole, tak
ing into consideration tho net pro
fits, gross receipts and running
expenses of the onterprise,
and, in the caao of a 'cor
poration, tho market valuo of its
stock, and all othor facts bear
ing upon tho value of tho proper
ty; held, thut tho earnings, and,
in tho caso of a corporation, the
market valuo of tho stock, should
not be taken as the solo or conclu
sive test of the valuo of tho pro
erty but that thoy aro neverthe
ess important factors in deter
mining suoh value, whether the
proporty consists chiofly of real
estato as in tho caso of a railroad
company, or of personal estate, as
in the case of a steamship com
pany. "Proporty so oombined may
as a wholo bo of rauoh groater valuo
than tho sum of tho values of its
several parts regarded separately.
"In this caso, tho assessment of
tho plaintiff's property, consisting
chiefly of steamships, ship olmnu
lory. coal and real estate, as a
wholo at $-171,300, is sustained,
though tho plaintiff roturned tho
aggrogato valuo of its proporty,
roRardod as separato itoms, at
"Proof if made, that tho assessor
did not proceed in tho sarao way
in estimating tho valuo of tho pro
perty of all corporations, would
not be sufficient to invalidate tho
entire assessment on tho ground
of fraudulent discrimination."
Kinney & Ballou for the appol
lant; Thnrstou fe Stanley for the
Theso decisions sustain tho new
mode of assessing real aud per
sonal proporty as ono mixed whole
Tho three Chinese on trial for
asnault and baltory yesterday were
found guilty. Judgo Carter this
morning sontonced Ng Chee to
pay a fine of $25 and Ngau aud
Lee Yau $5 oaoh, with costs $18.50
for all. They paid their fines.
D. Pipi was sentenced to pay a
fine of $200 and costs $18.50, for
selling spirituous liquors without
license, nnd went to jail in dofault
of cash. l
Ah Tuck, Ohu Kun aud Ah
Chira were tried for opium in
possession bofore Judgo Perry
yesterday by tho following jury:
A. Larnach, A. E. Weirick, Thos.
E. Wall, F. J. Krugor, J. A. Gil
man, F. J. Turner, B. F. .Beard
more, J. G. Spencer, W. F. Dil
lingham, J. M. Sims, H.E. Waity
and O. K. Demont. Tho verdict
was "guilty." E. P. Dole for tho
Eepublio; G. A. Davis for defen
dant. Judge Perry this morning
sentenced Ah Tuck and Chu Kuu
to pay $100, and Ah Chim $75,
Tho Diraond divorce caso was
begun bofore Judgo Carter this
forenoon and continues this after
noon. Mr. Kinney of counsel
for plaintiff suggested that the
public should be excluded, aud
opposito counsel concurring the
Court so ordored. Kinney &.
Ballou for plaintiff; P. Neumann
and Thurston & Stanloy for do
fondant. Judgo Perry is hearing tho
divorco caso of J. M. Alexandre
vs. Augusta J. Aloxandre. Creigh
ton & Correa for plaintiff; defend
ant answers from San Franoisco,
consenting to a decree. j
Judge Porry granted a divorce
o Kau against his wife Hanaua
lani. Castlo for plaintiff; no ap
pearance of or for defendant.
In Theo. H. Davies & Co. vs.
H. Loso, assignee, tho dofondant
by his attorneys. Messrs. Hart
well and Henshall, has filed a dis
continuance of his motion for
payment of costs and commission.
Mrs. Emma Nawahi haB been
appointed, by Judgo Porry,
guardian of her two minor soub.
Ilouorliia; Lady Aberdeen.
Chioago, February 2. Prosi
dont Harpor of tho University of
Chicago announced today at the
chapol sorvico that tho wifo of tho
Governor-General of Canada would
be tho convocation orator at tho
Univorsity commencement oxer-
ciuea iu tho Auditorium April 12.
Lady Abordoon, who ingratiated
liorsoll in tho good graces of tho
Chicago peoplo during tho World's
Fair, will have the honor of being
tho first woman engaged for such
an occasion in this country.
At Emm Sqnitre.
Following is the program ar
ranged by Professor Borger for
tho band concort at Emma square
this aftornoon, oommoncing at
Overture Morn, Noon and Night 8nppe
Fantasia Mosquito Dunce ,', , KIlenucrK
Cornet Solo Sea Flower KoUlnton
Mr. Cbarlea Kreuter.
Selection- Hoso of Castillo .. , Half o
Walti Artlat Life Struun
8uieudrl Odd Fellow.
Oakland, February 8. The trial
before Fountain Lodgo, No. 19G,
I. O. O.F., of William Young,
charged with improper conduct
with the wifo of Stuart Puckott,
who is also amembor of tho lodge,
has terminated with, a deoision
suspending tho accused for two
years. Young has left tho oity
and it is understood ho is in Ho
nolulu. Meohanics' Homo, corner Hotel
and Nuuanu streets, lodging by
day, woek or month. Terms: 25
and 50 cents per night. $1, and
$1.25 por week.
SUGAR IS DOWN A TRIFLE
(ii.ostMJ o.t.or i rioN s iivi:.n
it v fihri.t: a: t'oitttr.
Arrlnt,lpnrurr ml Mailing llntra
uf Vchm'I In llie hiiiinr Fleet
Ou tlir llrrtli.
Castle '; Cooko's circular letter
No. 218, issued this mprniug, has
tho following about tho nugar
trade: By tho arrival of the S. S.
Monowai wc aro pleased to give
you the following uqwb dated to
the 5th inst.
Ceutiifugals have dropped off
1-1G cts. the present basis being 3
1-8 cts. for 9G but one sale is
reported, viz: 4800 Bags Spot on
tho 3rd inst, 3J for 90.
Granulated There is no change
iu price iu San Francisco or in
Boots have improved a trillo
riinco the bailing of the Gaelic;but
ono quotation has boon recoived,
viz: 9s od per owt. on 3rd inst.
Sugar Stock has dropped off
sovoral points. Wo givo you bo
low tho 'closing quotations on,
Fob. 2 $ 11GJ5 $103
" 3 llGi 103
" 4 114J 102j
Arrivals It W Baitlett, Kahu
lui, Fob. 2; S N Castle, Honolulu,
Fob. 3; C D Bryant, Honolulu,
Feb. 3; W G Irwin, Honolulu,
Fob. 3j Nokomis, Hilo, Fob. 4.
Sailings Aloha, Honolulu,
Vessels Discharging Mary
Dodgo will finish today or the Gtli
inst. E. W. Bartlott will finish
about the 9th inst.
Vessels Waiting to Discharge
S.N. Castle, W. G. Irwin, C.
D. Bryaut, Nokomis.
Vessels on tho Berth Andrew
Welch, Honolulu, expected to get
away ou the 0th inst. ; S. G.
Wilder, Honolulu, no sailing date
given; Santiago, Hilo, advortised
to sail ou tho 9th inst.
Tllf. CAMCO 11 A LI..
I.adlva ofllie llunpltnl Flower Htoilou
Scon- n lllgNuccaaa.
The calico ball given last ovon
ing at Independence park under
the auspices of tho ladies of tho
Hospital Flower Missiou wqs
ono of tho most successful
affaira of tho kind over
held in tho city, and tho ro
coipts from the salo of tickets
must have gladdened the hearts
of thoso who havo been working
for such a charitable object as tho
purchase of a bod in tho Quoon's
The affair was moro of a fancy
dress ball, howovor, than a plain
calico ono, but that did not intor
fero with the enjoyment of the
many society pooplo who wort)
present. It was impossible to learn
this morning tho amount realized
from the bail, as the returns from
tickots on salo had not been all
mado, but there is no doubt that a.
largo sum will be realized.
Tht Rimao-Chlna Hank.
Branches' of tho now Eusso
Ghina Bank have boen opened at
Shanghai, Hangkow, Peking aud
olsowhoro in China. Business is
already divortod to tho now insti
tution from British and Gertnau
houses, and this fact together with
Great Britain's exclusion from
sharing in tho construction of now
railways in China, is regarded as
marking tho doom of English com
mercial predomiuauco in that
February G,an engineer of long
oxporionoo writos tho Pacific
Hardware Co., as follows: "1
received your oirculars concern
ing Vaouum Oil and as I havo
used them since, having tho power
of Bolooting my own oil, I can
only echo tho facts which they ex