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HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, APRIL ' 10, 1897.
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Willie I lie t'oiiiitiUMiHiorn Hold nNr
crrt cmliiii Willi (lie .llnniivfi-
of Knit I'latifatlon.
Tho Commissioners of Educa
tion inot yestorday afternoon. In
tho absonco of Minister Coopor,
Profossor Alexander was olectod
to tho chair. Othors prosont wore
Mrs. Dillingham, Mrs. Jordan,
Mossrs. yon Holt and Bowon,
mombors, Deputy Inspector Gon
oral Scott and Secretary Iiodgors,
and u Bulletin roportor who had
tho temerity to put in an ap
pearance At the hour appointed for tho
mooting tho roportor started to
enter the room in which tho meet
ings woro hold, whim Secrotary
Bodgors stopped him saying:
"You can't go in thore, they urn
having a private meeting." Aftor
cooling his heels in tho main ofBco
for some time, the secrotary for
getting to ask him to take a Heat
whilo waiting, Deputy Inspector
Scott emerged from tho Star
Chamber and told tho secretary
tho 'Commissioners were ready to
hoar him read his minutes. The
roporter followed thom insido
without invitation and was
courteously given tho uso of tho
Doputy Inspector's chair and desk
by that official. Tlierd were no
other reporters present.
After the reading of the
minutes of last meoting tho acting
president read in a very low
voice a communication of which
tho roportor caught only a word
hero and there. As near as he
could make out it was an offer
from W. J. Lowrie of tho Ewa
plantation to givo $400 worth of
now lumbor for tho school lot and
building at Halawa.
Mr. von Holt wanted to bo sure
if tho word lot was raontionod.
Being informed that it surely
was, ho said he had never under
stood that tho lot was in tho trado.
Ho supposed it was only tho old
Othor mombors coincided with
Mr. von Holt, who was then asked
if ho would examine tho propor
ty aud roport on tho offor.
Mr. von Holt intimated that it
would take a day to do it. Ho
thought ho was doing pretty well
to servo as a commissioner without
pay and that such matters should
be loft to tho paid officials.
Mr. Scott said ho was acquaint
ed with tho Bchoolhouse and its
value. It hod boon cvilod nino
years ago at a cost of 1800. Thoro
was nothing tho matter with tho
building, it was in good ropair,
had a good roof aud, with tho ex
ception of one sill which had boon
laid on tho ground and lrnd rottod,
tho building was about as good as
over. Even at tho presont low
prices in tho building trado ho
doubtod if it could bo replaced for
S1200. Besides, if a new sill was
put in, tho building could bo
moved at any tirao.
Othor mombors of tho Board
stated that land in that viciuity
was daily becoming more valuable
and that tho lot alone was worth
moro than tho prico offered.
Tho matter was roforred to tho
Doputy-Inspootor for further in
vestigation and report.
A communication was noxt read
from J. C. Lonhart or Bernhardt,
tho reporter could not catch tho
name, of tho Kalaoa school on
Hawaii, who callod the attention
of the Board to the urgont neod of
moro accommodations. Tho ro
porter could hoar only a littlo of
what was road but caught on to
tho statement that tho aisles be
twoon the seats in tho school woro
only 10$ inches wide. The Board
ordered that Suporintendont
Townsond bo notified by today's
mail to go thoro and investigate
Miss Kolsey, who rocently wrote
asking to be trausforrod to Hono
lulu from her presont school, had
nnothor lottor in this week. In
tho ovout of hor failuro to got a
Honolulu school sho now wants
tho Makaweli school, which she
understands will be vacant, lto-!
ferred to tho Teachers' Commit
tee. At this juncturo Doputy In
speotor Scott was sent for by
Bomoono in tho outer room.
Ho returned in a moment or
two and a whispored conver
sation took placo between him
and Professor Alexander, at tho
ond of which the professor turn
ed his chair round so as to see the
roportor aud said: "You will
havo to fro out. Tho Board wants
to go into executive session.''
The Deputy Inspector kindly saw
the scribe outside, whispering his
condolence and mentioning that
tho Board had somo socrot busi
ness to transact with Mr. Lowrie.
Ab tho roporter stopped out, the
gonial manager of Ewa plantation
stopped in apd the door closed.
Attei wuiliug' u lew minutes
and seeing no signs of tho socrot
mooting coming to an ond the re
porter withdrow, wondering on
tho' way homo whether tho public
had any right to know tho naturo
of Mr. Lowrio'B socrot business
at a publicly called mooting of tho
Commissioners of Education, or
whother tho public had any right
to know anything at all about tho
proceedings of the Commissioners
Tn thin connection it nifty not
bo amiss to stato some of the
difficulties experienced by tho re
porters in their efforts to inform
the public of what is going on be
hind tho scenes in the Depart
ment of Education. Porhaps
acting undor ordors, Secretary
Iiodgors haB no uso for reporters,
treating thom almost uniformly in
a brusque and at times discourte
ous manner. Thore aro no ac
commodations whatever provided
for thom in tho board room, whero
everything is arrunged with a
view of discouraging their attend
ance. Thoro is no room for
tho roportors at tho main
table and tho only other articles
of furnituro in tho room are a
small table and tho Doputy In
spector's privato desk. Both of
these aro behind tho president's
chair and somo distance away.
Mr. Scott courteously gives up his
desk to tho first roporter who
comes, tho noxt haB to tuko the
littlo table.which is generally cov
ered with books, whilo if a third
comes ho either has to stand or
squoezo in at the main tablo be
tween tho members, whioh is un
ploasant for both, Thoro is no
roason why tho main tablo cannot
bo lengthonod and reporters Boat
ed at tho ond opposite the presi
dent and secretary whoro they can
Hee aud hear wluit ifi going ou.
This is tho plan adopted by the
Boaid of Health and it gives gen
eral sr.tinfartjon. No on" i inrrr
anxious to givo a correct roport of
tho proceedings of any meeting
than tho roportors thombolvcs, but
as tho meetings of tho Commis
sioners of Education nro now con
ducted this is an utter impossibi
lity. It was only a few weoks ago
that ono high in authority rathor
censured the fluLLrrtv for not
giving moro extended roports of
tho proceedings of tho Commis
sioners of Education. That gon
tlornan himsolf could remedy
many of the matters complained
of above if ho so wished.
A process hafe boon patented in
Gormany for muking n substitute
for tho natural skin for uso in
wounds. Tho muscular coating
of tho intestines of auimals is di
vested of mucous membrane and
thon troated iu a popsin solution
until tho muscular fibors aro half
digested. Aftor a second treat
ment with tannin and gallic acid
a tisBUo is produced which take
the placo of tho natural Bkin, and
whioh, whon laid on tho wound, is
entirely absorbed during tho hoal
Waiter seeing dissatisfaction on
guest's fuco Wasn't tho dinner
cookod to suit you, sir? Guest
Yes; all but tho bill. Just tako
that back and tell thom to boil it
down a littlo.
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KMimlrilgr ul Olllccrs.
President Dole was seon yester
day oveniug on' his way to Wai
kiki. Ho siiiil that tho Jnpuuoso
steamer Kinai had not been grant
ed her clearance papors up to that
time. It was determined to havo
a thorough iuvidtigatiou into tho
origin of the smallpox cases
among tho passongors brought by
f'o Kinai and now in quarautino
before permitting tho steamer to
If there was no sickness on tho
passage, tho President sukl, a
serious question was raised. Tho
outbreak at tho quarautino station
would then upset conclusions
of tho medical faculty held
firmly for many years. Whilo
it was true thu tho germs
of smallpox were carried in
clothing, yot all tho clothes of
these passengors had beou fumi
gi.:ui oeforo leaving Japan and
again ou arrival hero.
It might havo been, howovnr,
that thoro woro cases of varioloid
so light as not to require their
subjects being confined to their
bunks. You know that a light cobo
of varioloid will communicate
tho disease, and tho one taking it
havo a moro sovoro typo according
to his physical conditions. Thoso
Japanese having been all vaccin
atod before leaving Japan woro,
iu possible cases of infection
dovoloping ou tho voyago, likely
to huvo tbu disease in but a mild
Tlfeso views of President Dolo
fit with the fact that tho cases in
quarantino are of a mild typo. It
would indeed bo a marvol of col
loctivo docoptiou if tho officers of
tho stoamer agreed upon a fatso
statement of tho doath occurring
on board, and secured tho solid
evidence of nearly soron hundred
snnplo minded witnesses to back
it. That there should not bo a
break in the uniform answers of
so many people, when subjected
to a sovoro individual questioning,
makes tho statement of the officers
appear worthy of belief. If that
unfortunate man had not fallon
down tho hutohway, and if thoro
had boon noticoablo sickness
among either crow or passengers,
it is almost impossible that tho
truth would not have leaked out
somowhero in such a great crowd,
pficiil' "' ' ' prof"' o
deep oftifial probing.
In addition to tho foregoing
tokons of voracity iu tho stoamer's
roport is the fact given in this
papor yestorday, namely, that thu
officors, whon confidentially ques
tioned by the agouts, gavo strong
assurances that thoro had been no
sickness on tho voyago.
Tho Warrimoo that is expeclod
hoio April 1G from Victoria will
brings a largo consignment of
Oiigmal Book I?eor for tho An
chor' Saloon. Whilo thoro has
boon Bock Boor ou tho Honolulu
market, it does not begin to cora
piuo with the consignment that
tho Anchor will havo on tap after
tho arrival of tho Warrimoo. Tho
roason for this is that tho Book
that has alreody arrived is too
froflh. . Tho Book Beer in tho
States is made at tho first of tho
yoar nnd kept till May 1. Tho con
simnont to arrivo is some of tho
original boor and is guaranteed to
bo bettor than any 'Book ovor im
ported. Wait for it. It will bo
on tap at tho Anohor aftor tho
arrival of tho Warrimoo.
"In slimmer time," said tho
loud-voiced man in tho streot car,
"you should drink tho coldost
wator and koep all your eatables
cold." "I suppose you aro a doc
tor ?" said tho lady next to him.
"No, madam; an ico doalor."
imu:i nv tiik houk.
l)erl or UlTcr Tor Haklnir UE
A great doal of comment haB
beou in ode along tho wator front
over tho Bearch of the wrecking
Bleomor Whitolaw for tho safe that
fell out qt the steamer Suuol, says
a late San Pranuisco, Chronicle.
Tho,Whitalaw has been dragging
back and forward over the placo
whoro the ouuol was capsied
since lfM Sunday but, str'auge
to Bay, it has not brought up any
thing but a guy rope of tho smoke
stack. Tho Pipor-Adou-Goodall
Company employed Whitolaw to
search for tho safo at $250 a day.
A f aw years ago two silvor barB
woro dropped ovorboard from the
Sunol whilo the vobbbI was lying
at tho wharf. A divor was hired
at S10 an hour. Ho put in sev
eral hours presumably looking
for tho silver bars, though he had
found thom within a fow minutes
aftor ho wont down. Ono of tho
mombors of tho company made
thoromarkso that it could be over
heard that tho drvor could ktop
at work aB long as he ploasod, but
that if ho did not bring tho bricks
up within an hour he could bo ar
rested for obtaiuing monoy under
false protensea. Tho bricks woro
found within ton minutes. Whito
law is fond of tellinc a similar
. uioiy, whioh alioug tho pcculiari-
! i.nti 11 ilinniui Tin lll.nil n na.
nun Wl UIVUIO. UU 1111 CU UUU U11UU
by tho hour to hunt up an anchor
that was lost near tho Heads. Tho
man was recently from tho EaBt
und was not aw aro of tho clear
ness of ocean water. Whitolaw
saw tho man go down and find
tho anchor and, instead of report
ing tho discovory, sit down quiotly
on tho fiuko to lot his bill roll up
at so much au hour.
Thcso are days of considerable
anxiety and porploxity to all who
havo possessions or other intorosts
in tho Republic of Hawaii, and it
is time that our citizons camo to a
mutual understanding on Bovoral
important issues. Tho prospects
for Annexation appear at presont
vaguo aud iudistiuct, and our
dostiny canuot bo forotold with
certainty. Thoro aro those, also,
who still fondly cling to tho hopo
of a roturn to tho old ordor of
things, and who cannot bo per
suaded otherwise, yet this out
look appears far moro hazy than
that of Annexation oven to tho
most hopoful disciples of tho
Monarchy. But, fortunatoly, in
tho midst of all this uncertainty
thoro is Bolaco in tho fact that
Buffalo Boor has camo to Btay and
that patrons of all sorts and
opinions may 'equally sharo the
bonpfits of its invigorating und
sustaining properties. Wo aio
moroovor assuied that this favorite
brow will continue to bo dispens
ed as horotoforo at tho Koyal,
Pacific and Cosmopolitan Sa
loons. The Jupuiiesi, Nlouiimr.
Of tho 082 Japanoso who arriv
ed in tho Bteamor Kinai only 13!)
havo beon pormittod to remain in
the country, which loaves 519 to
bo roturnod to Japan by that vossel.
Tho steamer is ready to Bail
whonovor Iho can got hor clear
ance papors. Besides tho investi
gation iuto hor inward bill of
health thoro is a serious quostion
as to. giving hor un outward bill of
health, owing to the fact of small
pox prevailing at tho quarantino
station whoro tho passongors1 aro
By tho, Bteamor Miowera, tho
Criterion Saloon recoivod a largo
consignment of thocolobratod bock
boor, browed by tho Seattlo Brow
ing and Malting Co. This is tho
first book to mako its appoaranoo,
aud is a suro indication of hotter
Mrs. McSraith roturnod us much
choapor coffeo than she borrowed
of us." "Well, put it in n jar by
itself and loud it to hor whon she
LAST NIGHT'S BANQUET
Japan .m; CKi.r.nitnii; .tut. mil
JIAiUlllt 1S I'ltlMlOIION.
NrMlu', Jlnilr On Ihc OrcKKliiu mill
I.I-.I l llinac lrrcnt lliiunllnn
Hint Jiiiuuin llcriirfillnii-i.
There nure forty-two poroous
presont at tho lmtiquat tendered
to Consul-Gouaral Shimamurn,
last night at tho Hawaiian hotol.
Tho dinning room was tastefully
decorated with largo Hawaiian
and Japanoso flags, lanterns,
llowors ond ferns and presented a
vory pretty appearance.
Mr. Takedznwa, of tho Yoko
hama Specio Bank, made the
opening odciross saying that Min
iuistor Shimamura aud tho officors
of tho Legation had beou invited
on behalf of tho Japanoso resi
dents to paiticipato iu tho present
festivities which were to celebrate
tho occasion of tho promotion of
tho Consulate-General to a Lega
tion, coupled with a desire to pay
duo compliments and congra
tulations to tho Minister him
solf, uridine that it was very
gratifying, bincelho establishment
of the Legation here must bo duo
to tho fnct that tho importance of
the residents here.thoir rights and
consequent relations betwoou the
two countries have been recognis
ed by tho homo goommont. Ho
expressed tho hopo that the uow
minister will coutiuuo to endeavor
to protect aud further tho richtu
aud interests of tho Japanese
residents, whilo tho latter should
also try to self-manago aud pro
tect theii own rights and not de
pend too much upon tho Legation.
Minister Simamura thou rose,
and aftor thanking thoso presont
for tho honor conferred on him
said tho occasion would ever be
remomborod with thankful re
collections, and after endorsing
tho former part of Mr. Tnkedzawa's
speech said tho occasion was also
a sourco of congratulation to tho
resident Japaueso as woll as him
self ou tho recognition given by
tho Japanoso Government to its
Those who woro present at the
Prom tho Logatiou U. E. Min-"-ister
II. Shimamura, Mossrs. S.
Hirui, K. .Mimasu bud C. Nii
kuui. Committee ou Arrangements
Messrs. P. Tnkedzawa, Jv. Wata
uabe, S. Ozaki aud Dr. I. Mori.
Guests MuoBis. N. TgoraBhi.S.
Kimura, T. Murata, K. Uota, K.
lwakami, H. Ilamauo, K. Xarita,
T. Masuda, 8. Fukiula, K.Puruya,
Dr. Kobayashi, Dr. Kojima, S.
Kojima, M. Afeahura, Y. Sato, R.
Takuta, II. Midzuno, S. Takomura,
T. Matonoka, T. Kishi, C. Shic
zawa, Dr. Uchida, lLSusumago, 'A.
Ota, S. Shimamoto, S. Yasumori,
M. Kaui, K, Kawasaki, M. Koba
yashi, S. Misawa and T. Harn
moto. Tlia KiiiiiiI Trouble.
All that can bo learned for cer
tain from incoming steamors from
Kauai regarding tho Lihuo"riot ia
that the trial of tho Chiuesa
prisouora was in progress. There
was a rumor of a spcond disturb
ance, but a vory hazy rumor. All
was quiet at Lihuo at latest ac
counts, wbatovor may havo hap
pened betweon thon and tho ori
Brown Do you think you caa
judgoa man by tho kind of sIhach.
ho woara? Do Flyppo I ulways
judge a girl's father that way.
Crushed Again, Editor Who
was tho first humorist? Author
J really don't remombor. Editor
1 thought you miglitj you hava
been bringing us in his jokes.
Church Do you believe what
they say about our Congressman
buying his 'way to Washington? '
Gotham No, I dou't: I hajipor
to know that ho went there on a