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V. I Best,
SsiElnEV NING BULLGTIN
The Oldest 8 Vage
Evening Paper Published
on the Hawaiian Islands.
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Vol. III. No. 623.
HONOLULU, H. I.; MONDAY, MAY 31, 1897.
Prick 5 Ccnts.
THE EVENING BULLETIN.
Published every day except Sunday at
210 King Street, Honolulu, H. I.
Per Month, anywhoro in the Hie
walian Islands 3 76
Per Year. 8 00
Per Year, postpaid to America,
Canncln, or Muxico 10 00
Per Vpar, postpaid, uther Foreign
Countrios 13 00
Paynblo Invariably In Advanoo.
Telephone 250. P. O. Box 89.
B. L. FINNEY, Manager.
.. of the ..
is mado by
parilla. At this
warm and de
aro with us,
thero is noth
ing like Ayer's
put now mo
into tho slug
It sweeps away
lack of appe
ness, and pain,
as a broom
docs not brace
up. It builds
up. Its benefit
is lasting. Do
you feel run
R. J. LKftJil CO., Lowed, ., H. I A.
Aymr'm PUl; Mil but XjTecttve,
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bole Agents for the Repnblio of Hawaii.
Have lust opened Cases of
Blaclf Wool pyjrtanfi
' Italian Cloth,
"New Tailor Goods
i Etc, Etc., Etc.
Von Holt Block, King Street,
Real Estate . Broker.
209Vi Merchant Street.
1 Burrcy in fino order; prloe $200.
House and Lot, 75x155 ft., on No. 71
Young street) piirlor, 3 bedrooms, kltoben
Lot on Wilder avenne 100x300 ft., fenced,
Lots on Kinau and Piikoi streets.
Honse on Beretanla streot, near Fiikoi
street; 4 rooms, dining-room, kltoben, bath
room and an empty lot to keep a horse.
Architect and Superintendent
i, Office: 305 Fort streot,
Sprockets' Block, Boom 5.
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THE LEPER SETTLEMENT
HALF YEARLY IN'NPfcOriON BY 1 UK
IIOARIt OF HEALTH.
PleaHmit Trt of I In- Ixinlmil-Tlie
Tin IliilHC-.-fwlllrl Dil
Anybody who wanted a smoother
sea thun was the Eaiwi obannol,
whun tho Board of Health expe
dition crossed it Thursday night
ought to confino his voyagings
to tho surface of Honolulu harbor.
The yachtlike steamer Iwalam, of
tho Inter-Island Steam Naviga
tion Company, meandered across
to Kalaupapa at half speed, as,
leaving port at 10 o'clock, it was not
desired to reaoh the destination
before daylight. Diamond Head
was not cleared before the pas
sengers were invited to the saloon,
where a .substantial supper was
spread, which bat few declined to
partake of. Then they scattered
about the decks in groups and on
joyed cigars and wellspun yarns
and tales of travel. Tho soft night
air soon coaxed a general somno
lent mood, however, and, some in
state rooms and some on mattress
es bestrewn upon the decks, all
were shortly in tho land of
dreamB. Those who lay in the
cool open undoubtedly had tho
most refreshing slumber. Only
one case of seasickness was re
ported in the morning,,1 and tho
victim was a member of tbo Board
of Health. Strangest of all, it
was David Eeliipio, whose ances
tors spent half their lives on the
heaving ocean's breast, gaily
grasping the paddle and the spear.
He is supposed to have began to
grow squeamish when the motion
was recorded at the Board fixing
the date of the expedition.
As the landing was slowly ap
proached about sunrise, a large
school of sharks was seon on the
starboard quarter, in the slack
water at the base of the mountain.
They were big fellows, but there
Was no inspector of schools on
board, nor anybody who desired
to make a closer investigation.
At Kalaupapa thero is the sub
limest conjunction of mountain
and ocean to be soen in this
group. The face of the precipice
rises almost perpendicularly from
the snrf line until its forest
crowned battlements oleave the
sky at an elevation of perhaps
1500 to 2000 feet. Mr. Reynolds
gratified those who did not know
the place by pointing out the trail
that runs zigsag from the lofty
verge to the bottom. From the
sea it seems impossible, but while
thex eye was being di rooted to
streaks of the way and to a grove
of knkui trees about throe-fifths
of the way np, it fell upon a mov
ing object attending a little be
low tho giove mentioned. It
might have been taken 'for the
white plumage of an albatross
sweeping upward against the dark
background, bat it moved not fast
enough for that and a little too
fast for a pedestrian. "Excelsior 1"
was not heard ringing from the
mountain faoe, but it came into
the ear of the mind. Tho object
proved to bo a white shirted
traveler on horseback. Speaking
of sound, thore is a grand echo in
the vast bulwarks of Eamapapa.
It was noticed in a clear and
sonorous reply to tho Iwalani's
whistle calling for tho party's re
turn in the afternoon.
TIIE DANGEROU8 TRIAL.
Ooming back to that mountain
trail over the pali, abundant in
stances prove it almost fully as
dangerous as it looks. One's
nerves have need to bo under
healthy control to tempt the dang
erous way. An esteemed citizen
who is no more, when a formor
, Board of Health expedition had
to cross the island owing to tho
impassable surf on the occasion,
needed a man on each side of him
to bo able to walk in tho proces
sion. The lato Kato Fiold, on tho
same occasion, evinced not the
slightest failure of nerve. Two or
threo yenrs ago Dr. Oliver, phyni
cian at the Settlement, had his
horse lose his footing.' The ani
mal tumbled down the moun
tain to a shapeloss mass, while tho
uuuiui uuiy bbyuu uiiuBuu rrom j
the Bimo fate by agility in frewrig
himself from tho sadillpry on tho
Hide of holding ground. Engineer
ing ukill bucked with niouey tuny
yet, when the necessities of traffic
demand, inakn a perfectly bafe
road of oaay nrndo, as the faco of
tho range is long enough for tho
purpose. Thoio is annthor trail
formerly used to be Been from tho
road botweou Kalaupapa and Ka
lawao. DroTes of cattle Bent down
tho mountain invariably count
fewer head at arrival than at de
parture THE LANDING.
There was a pretty heavy Burf
breaking on the rooky landing
this morning, bat a couple of
boats put the passengers safely
ashore, making several hips each.
An oar snapped in two with one
boatload, but the experienced na
tive Bailors prevented a casualty.
Captain Gregory and officers never
for a moment relaxed tho koenest
vigilance against mishap until
every man and woman stood high
and dry at tho depot. It wrb an
interesting sight to see tho boats
boing maneuvered on top of the
rollers till a big ouo would break,
and then with a horoulean spurt
of oars being shot into a littlo
pocket of swirling water beaido
the Blippery landing platform of
rock. Hands were ready for
snatchiug passengeis out of tho
boat who wcro not quite in timo
to clear it beforo tho inevitable ro
coil that made it jump like an un
THE BIBHOr HOME.
On coming ashore, the visitors
were directed to the reception
house,two hundred yards from tho
landing. When all had assem
bled there and rested a while, the
day's tour of inspection began.
The Bishop Home for Girls, estab
lished by Hon. O. E. Bishop, was
first visited. It contains a school
house, a chapel, and fourteen
cottages 20x30 feet in size, besides
a house for the Sisters in charge.
Thore are threo rooms in tho
schoolhouse, oponing ono into
another lengthwise of the build
ing. The room at one end con
tains eix sewing machines, which
the girls ure taught to operate In
the room at the opposite end are a
piano and a melodeon. Daring
tho visit Prof.Berger gave a piano
recital of national and sentimontal
airs, which was intensely enjoyed
by the girls who swarmed around.
To bear their merry laughter one
couiu noc reauze, nut ior tue tell
tale evidence of their faces, that
they were .subjects of the living
Each cottage has twelve beds
and a dressing and wardrobo
room. Neat iron hospital beds,
covered, with snowy white bed
ding, and floors of speokless clean
liness, together with ourtainB on
the windows and pictures on the
walls, give an aspect of comfort
and oheeriness to the interiors
which is indeed homelike. Help
less women with no relatives to
live with, or attendants to take
caro of them, share the comforts
of the Bishop Home with the un
fortunate girls. Thero aro 121 in
mates at present, more than half
of them girls.
There aro beautiful gardens
about all of the houses. The pa
paia seems to be the most numer
ous among fruit trees growing in
the sandy soil, but the strawberry
guavu is also doing woll and other
speoies are coming along with
much promise. Flowers of many
kinds aro thriving oven bettor than
in Honolulu, especially in the caso
of roses. The Japanese beetle
has thus far been kept out, but a
blight has made its appearance
which may do harm.
Mother Superior Marianne,
head of the four noble Sisters of
Mercy in charge of the Home, ac
companied the visitors in the
round of inspection. President
W. O. Smith of , tho Board of
Health made the remark, for all
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MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES
THK KIAnMIFIflKNT PltOfl'S9ION T
The l.lnu ol Tlnrcli itiitl Onn-tcrj
lliruum-ll Willi pitenlnli.r llunll-
Hill I'li.rn I I. nihli-i.il.
Palace square, whoro tho pro
cession formed, and all the streets
along tho liuo of raurch to tho
cemotory woro oiowded on Satur
day afternoon with those anxious
to view one of the lurgest military
parades over seen in Honolulu.
Although tho procession waB not
advertised to leave tho Grand Army
headquarters until 3 o'clock tho
streets were filled with sightseers
an hoar before. Tho naval bat
talion from tho Philadelphia and
Marion left tho ships at 2 o'clock
and marohed to Palace square
whoro " they wore drawn up in
front of the main ontrnnoe of tho
Executivo grounds and extending
in semi-circular lines to tho gates.
At a quarter to 8, the National
Guard of Hawaii undor tho com
mand of Lioutenant Colonel
Fisher left tho drill shed and
marched by way of Likoliko street
to tho square. At the same time
tho carriages containing President
DoIh and stair, the members of
Cabinet, Admiral Beardslee and
Charge d'Affaires Ellis Mills
passed through, tho main gatos
and along tho lines of tho naval
bittalion to the places assigned
them. As tho Hawaiian Boldiers
passed the United States troops
the latter formed behind them
and followed. On reaching the
headquarters of the Grand Army
Post tho lino of march to the
cemetery was taken up in the fol
Platoon of Police.
Marshal: O. H. Eldredge.
Lieutenant Colonel Fisher and
Followed by Non'-Com. Staff.
First Regiment, N. G. H.
U. S. Naval Battalion, 10 Com
panies, R. R. Ingersoll Com
manding. Carriages Containing Members
G. A. R.
Presidont Dolo and Staff.
Members of Cabinet.
Admiral Beardslee and Charge
d'Affaires Ellis Mills.
Officers of Flagship Philadelphia
and Marion and "W. Porter
Boyd, Deputy and Vice
Representatives SonB of Veter
ans. Representatives of . Citizens'
Escorted by Mounted Reserve,
Commanded by Marshal A. M.
Upon reaohing the cemetery
President Dole, Admiral Beards
lee and other distinguished peo
ple were accommodated with
reserved seats in front of
the Grand Army plot whilo tho
members of the George W. Do
Long Post and kindred assooia
tions and such of the spectators as
could get within reach of tho
chairs sat on the other Bides, the
United States troops being station
ed nenr by.
Aftor muBio by tho Philadel
phia's band, came the G. A. R.
ritual by Commander R. J.
Greene of Geo. W. De Long Post,
No, 45, G. A. R., and the various
officors of the post, after whioh
came tho placing of floral tributes
by members of the post on the
graves of the docoused veterans.
Following this came raoro musio
from tho band and the oration
by Col. Gilbert F. Little of Hilo.
The roll call of the dead came
next and then the firing of three
volleys -by tho United States
troops. The proceedings wero
brought to an end by the singing
of "America" by tho audience,
Rev. D. P. Birnie pronouncing
In another part of tho comotery
tho membora of the OitizonB
Guard had gathered about tho
grave of Charles L. Cartor, which
was covered with beautiful floral
offerings,while Captain B. F. Dil
lingham delivored a short address.
The beautiful floral pieces con -tributod
by tho naval battalion
were borno on a platform carried I
by four men. Tboy wero so artis
tically arranged as to deceive I
many into the bnlief that tho
whole formed ono piece Tin's was
,uit so. Thofo woro crosses,
anchors and Ameiican flags beau- )
uiuiiy worteu in turners wnioli
woro placed on tho graves of Car
penter Cooper and other American
sailors who are buried in the
cetnetory as well as on those of
tho Grand Aimy veterans.
Tho graves of deceased mem
bers of tho National and 'Citizens'
Guard, as well ns those of many
others, wero also decorated.
AN RXfKKIKMCKO TFACIIKR.
Richard J. Fann Bring' fllh Tcall
monlata mad Diplomas.
Richard John Fonu, who ar
rived on the steamship Aorangi
on Wednesday night to take a po
sition atlolani College, is a teach
er of moro than ordinary ability
and experience. He commenced
his scholastio career by acting for
five years in the capacity of a
pupil teacher in a large boy's
school in London, gaining a
Queen's Scholarship at the end of
that term. Ho then spent two
years in the Normal School, gain
ing a firstcloBs cortificate. For
threo years afterwards ho was a
student at King's College, Lon
don, whore ho obtainod an Asso
ciateship. Ho was then appointed head
master on tho training ship Goliath,
in which capacity ho served live
years, having about SOU boys un
der his charge. Later he was ton
years head master in a large boys'
school in Loudon undor the Lon
don School Board.
From London ho went to Now
Zealand to assume tho position of
head master of the Wanganui High
School, whioh he held for nine
years. For three years and a half
after that ho conducted a largo
Srivate school at Obristohurch,
few Zealand, of which bo was
Mr. Feun brings with him tho
highest of testimonials from tho
Lords of the Committee of the
Privy Council on Education of
Englaud, tho Minister of Educa
tion of New Zealand aud others.
In addition to his thorough univer
sity training, Mr. Fonn has Eng
lish certificates entitling him to
teach drawing, tonic sol-fa, pre
liminary and company drill, etc.
Sir Isaac Pitman has testified to
his ability in tho use of shorthand
and he is a member of the Pho
netic Society. Add to all this that
Mr. Fenn is an accomplished or
ganist and musician and it will be
seen that Iolani College has ob
tained quite an acquisition in its
The Bou Ton,
The New Confectionery Store,
The Bon Ton, was opened Saturday
in tho building formerly occupied
by Cowan's grocery store on the
corner of Union and Hotel streets.
The store has been renovated
throughout and 'presents a very
attractive appearance. A fino line
of candies, such as "Log Cabin"
"Salt Water" toffy, Boston cocoa
nut cake, and the original French
liosa, will be found on hand. For
tho thirsty iced sodas, ice cream
soda, Hire's root beer, Damiana
lemonade and delicious ice oream
will be served. G. Miller, who
will be remembered as the origin
al French Boss man, is the man
ager of this enterpriso and his
well-known aptitude for making
confections ought to securo him a
portion of Honolulu's trado.
BuiTBles an Phaetoni,
Gus Schnman bogs to inform
the public that he has on hand a
fine new line of Surreys, Buggies,
Phaetons, Road Wagons and Carts;
Doublo and Single Buggy, Ex
press and Hack Harness mado
specially for tho Hawaiian trado.
These goods aro now on exhibi
tion at tho Club Stubles',
LETTER FROM LAHAINU
It! Altflll OF I'UOORKSS at mi:
Ilrrcrlr 1'i.upr i.im) L1:-lit-I'rui-nl
ly -Ivitrtii ...i.?i"iiYloif
LaIuina, Mriy 29. Everyone
feels deeply interested in tho sno
cess of Captain Ahlborn'ri 6teai
iirigatiou pump, now almoErt
ready to commence operation.
Tho captain is indefatigable in
his endeavors to develop Lnhainn'-e
sugar yield. Among other imjf
provements is proposed an electri
light plant for tho mill, thus en
abling grinding at night.
Olowalu Plantation will run
tho pumping plant at that place
by means of electricity developorl '
by tho water fall from tho moun
tain. Tho manager offers to pro
vide electric lights for the tows.
A new era of prosperity and en
lightenment has opened out foe
the aucient burg. ,
Fritz Kobler will shortly reluru
to Germany to pay his family a six
mouths' visit after an absence oiF
twonty years. Mr. Fredonberg wiR
act for him as bookkeeper for the
Pioneer Mill Co. v Wo wisfc
friond Kobler a happy rouuiom
and bon voyage thero and back.
Georgo Hnyselden, recently of
Honolulu, has accepted a position
as timekeeper for Captain Albora
on tho Lahaina Plantation. Mr.
Hose, who has acted in-that capa
city, will now assume tho man
agement of the pumping water
works. Our distrust magistrate, D. Ka
haulelio, will shortly leave for a
tour of the islands on a six
months' leave of absence. Twen
ty years, successive, of labor for
the right have earned for him
rest's season of brief respite.
When, a few weeks ago, 0. F
Short passed away, his crippled
sister was left alone. Tho
good people of the town
most nobly responded to ef
forts made to alleviato the
distress of her loneliness. Miss
Short leaves for Oregon on the
3rd, and many sincere hopes tor
her prosperity and happiness ac
company the one who for so many
years has lived with us and borne
Last evening tho Teachers' As
sociation with local talent provid
ed an interesting little program,
enjoyed hugely by the favored
few. Recitations by Miss Horner
and Mr. Abbott, a vocal selection
by Mrs. Roseorans and. an instru
mental one by Mrs. Decoto were
highly appreciated. Mr. Rose
orans, the crayon artist portrayeA
different subjects on the Bcrceo
After he baa create roars oE
laughter by sundry comio present
ations, wise and otherwise, tb
audience was subdued into the
enjoyment of Longfellow's Bridgo
The author appeared on the
bridge, with the lights of Boston
in the distanco. Tho moon rising.,
behind the church, and reflooteel'.
on the water surging beneath the
bridge, presented a very real
istic picture. The effect wti&r
heightened by Mrs. Abbott fling
ing tho wordB of LongfollowV
poom to appropriate music.
The last piece on tho program;
was a ono aot farce, entitled, "Acv
Economical Boomorang,"iu whiclz.
the husband in an effort to toactt.
economy to his spouse, suffers.'
sundry bodily and mental injurioKr
through aoting as dbmmy fox
skirt fitting. Of course the pins
enter his floBh and vigorous ot
joctions aro noted. The appeal Saw
ineffectual and habeas corpus?
rules. Callers find him parading:
in feminine olothing and nol
understanding the peculiar cir
cumstances prompting his erraticv
aotions are much surprised tcu
find him so dressed. His inonntm-
of leaviug their presence whota
discovered tends still moro to im
press them with tho faet of his bo
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