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Vol. III. No. 628.
HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 1897.
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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
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210 King Street, Honolulu, H. I.
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That Tired Feeling
I GENERAL DEBILITY.
S Tho causo 13 poor, thin blood,
! resulting in deficient vitality. To
. ovcrcomo this, tho" blood needs to bo
enriched and vitalized, and for this
thcro h no medicine in (tho world
equal to Aycr's Sarsaparilla. The
, cures it has worked, tho men, wo
men and children it lias restored to
health, nro countless iu number. One
such experience, is related by Mr.
Robert Goodfellow, Mitcham, South
Australia, as follows: "I have used
In my family for years, and would
not bo without it I used to suller
. with boils and skin eruptions.
d attended with great I.issittido' and
ireneral debility. In fact, I was so
ill that 1 could not attend to mv bus
iness. Jleiiiff advised to try Ayer's
Sarsaparilla I did so, and 1 am happy
to say that the medicine restored mo
to perfect health. I havo sinro used
Ajer's Sarsaparilla for my children,
in various complaints, and it has
A i always proved effective. I can safely
'Ml C reconmond it to sulTcrer3 as
Bkwaup nf Imitation. Tho nmo Ayer,n
sarnaimrUln H prominent on tho wrapper
aud blown iu the gloss of each bottle.
I AVER'S PILLS, IH SMALL, GLASS PHIALS.
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bole Agents tor the Repnblio of Hawaii.
Have just opened Cases of
y Linen Holland,
- Linen Drills,
BlacI Wool glprtiiij
New Tailor Goods
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Von Holt Block, King Street,
Real Estate Broker.
209 Merchant Street.
1 Surrey iu fino order; price $200.
Houbo and Lot, 76x155 ft., on No, 71
Young street; parlor, 3 bedrooms, kitchen
Lot on Wilder avenue 100x300 ft., fenced.
Hoase on Berctania street, near Piikol
street; 4 rooms, dining-room, kitchen, bath
room and an empty lot to keep a horse.
Architect and Superintendent
K& Office: 305 Fort street,
Sprockets' Block, Room 5.
CALIFORNIA FOR TREATY
THE KXAMINEIl TOUCHES VP PER
KINS PUR IIALtInu ATTITDDK.
True Ntintvluff ofNalure of OpioICIon
What I lie TreiUy line for Bnii
TJador tho heading, "Ono View
of Reciprocity, Iho San Francisco
Examiner thus refers to Senator
Benator Perkins lias written a
letter to Mayor Plielan explaining
that be is for the Hawaiian Recip
rocity treaty in practiso but
against it in theory, or for it in
tbeory bnt against it in practise
he is not certain which; but at all
events, ho has no doubt that he is
in "an embarrassing situation." It
is beyond doubt a matter of pain
to Senator Porkins that his con
stituents cannot agree on tho sub
jqot of the Reciprocity treaty, but
such being tho case thero'isno
reason why he cannot work for
the best interests of the State until
tho subject is put to vote. It is
true that tho Sugar Trust people
on tho Coast want tho Reciprocity
treaty to go, for their contracts
with the Hawaiian planters aro
about to expiio and tho planters
will not consent to the trust's
terms of renewal. The trust con
trols the Watsonvillo and Ghiuo
beet-sugar factories, has an inter
est in the Salinas factory that is
now under construction, and
hints that it may build more boot
sugar factories in the future
Therefore it is able to get resolu
tions against the treaty from the
sugar-beet farmois and from
formers who would like to raise
sugar beets, and from boards of
trade in places before which it
dangles the bait bf a possible
beet-sugar factory to bo built if
tho treaty is smashed.
But outsido of these classes the
value of tho Hawaiian treaty is
recognized by tho peoplo of tho
State, and as Senator Porkins de
clares that he is ready to "be gov
erned by tho wishes of a majority
of tho peoplo of tho State" he
ought to have no hesitation in
tained. Senator Perkins as a
commercial man and owner of
shipping understands tho valuo of
the Hawaiian trade to San Fran
cisco. He knows that it gives this
port from one-fourth to ono third
of its foreign commerce, that it
maintains a largo fleet flying the
American flag, , and that it brings
to this State a largo prom in ro
turn for tho capital and the enter
prise its people have furnished to
the islands. If ,he has not the fig
gures of this profit by him he
can find them in The Examiner
of May 24, in which it was Bhown
that during the existence of tho
Reciprocity treaty wo had, in re
tarn for 862,587,346 in goods and
a balance of !s9,588,G91 in gold and'
silver, received from Hawaii $170,
144,801 worth of merchandise.
The advantages of this trade would
be sacrificed by abandoning tho
Senator Porkins advances some
other reasons for supporting the
treaty when ho says: -
"Wo aro paying to China, tho
East Indies aud other countries
with which wo havo no reoipro
oity treaties tons of millions of
dollars each year for sugar, aud
as long as wo' aro compelled to
purchase sugar from foreign
countries it seems but right that
we should give to thoso granting
ub reciprocal benefits an advan
tage in removing tho tariff from
their staple article of export. If
we were not paying out such vast
sums to sugar-produoing countries
thoro could bo no question that
tho reciprocity treaty with Ha
waii should bo abrogated. But as
long as wo aro unable to produce
sufficient sugar 'for our own con
sumption it is not, to my mind,
good polioy to radically change
our relations with a country with
Continued on 4lh Page.
AT ST. LOUIS COLLEGE!
ri,E,SI.V(l KNTKHTAISfMKXT II Y
TUB LITERARY NOOIKTY. I
Ilia Colleice Orchestra Promt n J'luc
NuMcal Program-Homo. Pretty I
Nceuery nnd' Direct. - I
The audienco which assembled
to witness the second represonta
tion of tho dramatic entertainment
of the St. Louis Collego Literary
Socioty last eveniug was not as
largo as tho character of tho per
formance merited. Commencing
with a solection from "Faust" by
tho St. Louis College band, which
by the way numbers sovonteon
pieces, excellently rendered, the
musicians vied with tho actors in
their efforts to please und that
they did so was proved by fre
In tho play of "Marmaduke"
tho honors fell to C. Roso, J. A.
Thompson nnd H. E. Murray .The
latter in the charactorof an Irish
servant mado the audionce roar
with merriment, particularly one
excited, lady whoso hysterical
laughter monopolized the atten
tion of the audienco several tiineB
during the ovening.
Tho part of Marmaduke,
assigned to O. H. Roso,
was hardly suited to him.
He shows to much better advaut
age nnd is much moro at home in
ldor characters. Still ho mado
tho most of a difficult part.
James A. Thompson's acting in
tho part of an unscrupulous land'
agent was careful aud conscienti
ous. Fred Weed, E. A. Berndt
and Bon Zablan nil did well in tho
parts assigned them.
Much caro had evidently been
taken with the scenery, which sui
priaed thoso unacquainted with
the resources of tho college in this
respect. The gardqn scene in the
second act, with moonlight effects
from concealed electric hunts, was
Tho ono not comedy of "Down
You Go" and the comio solo and
chorus "Little Ah Sid" were
mirth-provoking and sent the au
dience home in good humor.
TABLE OP t'ONTENTM.
Til Intra to be Seeu at the Opera
Houae Th I a Evening.
Tho entertainment entitled An
Illustrated Magazine or "Manao
Noeau" (Bright Thoughts) to be
given at the Opera House this
evening under the auspices of the
Y's is undor tho management of
Mrs. E, W. Jordan, president of
Tho drop ourtain to be used
during the evening represents tho
cover of tho book and the follow
ing table of contents is given:
Advertisements illustrated by
Travel sketch, "Rocollections of
Switzerland" by Mdllo. Bogli and
P. H. Dodgo, with steroopticon
Poem, "Hawaii," by President
Reproductions of four famous
Short story by Mrs. F. R. Day.
Greek Mythology for tho chil
dren under tho direction of Miss
Tho stories and poems aro to bo
illustrated by tableaux. Mrs. W.
E. Brown and V. A. Wall will
havo chargo of tho advertisements
and Miss Farmeloo of the music
The tableaux are under the di
rection of Mrs. Walbridge, Mrs.
Graham, Mrs. Atherton, Mrs.
Holen Kelloy, Miss Gorhardt, Miss
Sorensen and D. Howard Hitoh
cook, assisted by a numbor of so
ciety ladies and gentlemen.
If you contomplato ordering a
portrait onlargemont wo invite
your attention to tho superior
work wo odor and would ask a
comparison of prices and work
manship before placing your
order. King Bros., Hotel street.
ITEMS BY- THE BELGIG
TWO Il.tTN 1. ATEK Til AN ALAItltnA
Matter In Cn,ir- Turkey nml
Greee-Amcrlcn mid Itrl-
' tlih llrm I
t UMTLD NT IT UN.
Whitelaw Roid, Gonoral Milen,
Admiral Miller und Odon .Mills
will form the special embassy of
President MeKiuley at the Victo
Tho funeral processionists nt
the burial of Mrs. Jane Rea, Eli
zabeth, N. J., rodo on bioyclea.
It was the first bicycle funeral on
A cotnmittoo of 100 has been
appointed iu Butto, Montana, to
make terriblo examples among
tho lawless element that has over
run the town.
There are 500 families, or about
2000 persons, on the streets of EI
Paso, having been driven out of
house and homo by flood.
Architect McKim has withdrawn
his gift of tho Bacchante statue
from the Boston Public Library,
being indiguaut at the way his
well meant oilor was received.
Secretary Gage declared at a
banquot of commercial clubs, held
in Cincinnati, that President Mo
Kinloy wanted him to say for the
Administration that thoro must be
proper revenue raised, and that
thcro must bo a sound systom of
Another new steol bridge over
Niagara Falls ie to bo tho groat
engineering feat of this year.
Human remains found in tho
sediment of a vat in a sausage
factory are part or tho ovidenco in
a Chicago murder case.
There are sevoral candidates for
the postmastership of San Fran
cisco. It is not belioved at AVash
ington that either B. F. MoKinloy,
the President's uncle, or Gen. 8.
W. Backus, the two most strongly
pushed, will got tho place.
William L. Chambers' nomina
tion for Chief Justice of Samoa
by President Cleveland has been
cordially affirmed by Great Brit
ain and Germany. Ho is a native
of Georgia and did groat work in
Samoa on the Land Commission.
Too Senato has suspended the
operation of Presidont Cleveland's
forest reservation order until
March 1 next.
Jas. G. Blaine Jr. is taking the
gold cure at White Plains, N. Y.
Henry O. riavemeyor of tho
Sugar Trust has been acquitted of
contempt of tho Sonate committee.
The national executive board of
tho United Mine Workers of Am
erica have decided to order a gon
oral strike throughout Ponnsylva
nia.'Ohio and West Virginia, to
seouro the 69-cont rato for mining.
More than 50,000 minors will bo
affected by the order, and a des
porate strugglo between the mon
and operators will result.
It is reported that President
MoKinloy ib about to tondor tho
position of Minister to Spain to
ox-Presiden$ Harrison, and it is
said the latter will accept.
Anti-toxin has proved a remedy
for lockjaw in tho Gorman hospi
tal at San Francisco.
A thousand convicts in San
Quontin, Cal., nro in mutiny
against work. Throe hundred of
them are on bread and water diet,
and seventy locked up in dun
geons. On party votes the Republicans
havo rojeotod a number of amend,
monts proposed to tho tariff bill
in the Sonate.
John F. Johnson, lato president
and cashier of the Stato National
Bank of Logansport, Ind., was
sontonced to ton years' imprison
ment for wreaking the concern.
Tho Prussian Diet rojeotod a
olauso in tho association aot
amondmont bill, which gave tho
polico power to prohibit mootings.
Continued on 4th Page.
FIGHT IN SPANISH SENATE
THE DDKr, OP TF.T1IAN HLAPKl
ftpueral CnnfllA mill Uproar Rele
nullon of the. ItllnmcrSXii
Madrid, May 21. Tho Duko of
Totuau, Minister. of Foreign
Affairs, has resigned no a result of
tho incident iu the Sonate today
when ho boxed tho ears of Sena
Senator Canovas, tho Premier,
will take the portfolio ad interim
Tho Liberals of the Senate have
decided to attend no more sessions
of tho Sonate until full satisfac
tion has boon accorded to Sona
tor Comas and the Liberal party
by tho Duke of Tetuan.
The exciting incident which
culminated in a free fight was
provoked by tho statement of tho
Duko of Tetuan that Senator
Sagasta's speech tho other day to'
tho Liberals had contributed to
bring about tho voto in tho Ame
General Luis Pnudo said: "Tho
thing now happening is duo to tho
cowardice and feebleness of tho
Senator Comas said: "You will
discuss that tomorrow."
"Wo will discuss it," roplied tho
Duko of Tetuan, "but I will accept
dictation from nobody."
"Nor I either," retorted Senator
ComnB, at tho top of his voico.
At this point tho Duko of Tot-
paio wnn excuomeni, uoxeu-
both ears of Senator Comas and
foiled him to the floor. The son
of Comas throw himself upon the
Duko and struc him a heavy
blow with his fist." Several Sena
tors intervened, and a 'general
scuffle ensued, with great confu
sion, and it was some time boforo
order was restored.
The Duke of Tetuan tendered
his resignation immediately after
tho incident. It is bolioved that
ho misunderstood tho reply pf Sen
ator Comas, as he is regarded as
an extromoly courteous and hon
Senator Comas is a professor in
tho University of Madrid, and is
held in high esteom iu scholastic
and political ciroles.
Senor Canovas, Senor SagaBta
and tho president of tho Senato
had a long conference on tho sub
ject of the affray this afternoon,
but all maintain the greatest re
serve. The Sonate resumed its session
this evening, but no roference was
made to the incident. 'It adjourn
ed at 10 o'clock.
Aftor adjournment tho Duko of
Tetuan and Senator Comas select
ed Bocouds as a preliminary to a
duel. Tho seconds havo decided
that as the aggressions were reci
procal, a duel was not necessary.
Tho immodiate witnossos deliber
ated with tho seconds of tho Duko
of Tetuan and Senator Comas for
an hour beforo the seconds docid
od that, under tho, code duello, a
duel was unnecessary.
Senator Comas is tho man who,
in June last, in tho Spanish Son
nto, supported tho uniondinont to
the address asking that treaties
with tho United States might bo
canceled on tho ground that they
wore a sourco of constant danger
to tho poaco of Spain and the
United States. He mado a speech
bitterly assailing tho United States
and wolcoming a conflict, which
ho lookpd on as inevitable.
BY POLICE AT CALLAO.
Inquiry here confirms the oory com
ing from Lima to the effect that the
State Department has lodged a de
mand with the United States charge
of legation at Lima for the release of
the mate of tho American bark "Uncle
John." He wis ashore on December
19 lost at Callao, and was arrested be
cause of his constant demand for "Rai
nier Beer." On tap or in bottles at the
BRITISH PACIFIC GABLE
RCnAINS TO KITABIiMII A UIIIDI.K
mound the tartii.
Oeatrnctloit of Oniilr In Ilec;i Water
Would Not tie a l ciilr lor on
Sir Ilnnry .Manco, thePreai
dent of Electrical Eugineers of
Great Britain, ou tho occasion of
his electiou to that position du
ll vored an address ou submarine
telegraphy. Ho mado the follow
ing remarks on tho quoslhu of a
The invention of tho telegraph
and its subsequent development
is closely associated with the
reign of Her Graoious Majesty.
But the work of the telegraph
engineer is in one respect incom
plete. It still remains for him to
establish a girdle round the earth.
The question of n Pacific cable
has again come to tho front. A
committee has been sitting at tbs
Colonial Office for the purpose of
cousideriug tho matter. Tho
points which suggest themselves
for consideration are: Is the Pa
cific cable desirable for strategic
roasonB ? Is tho scheme feasible ?
To these .question-! any statesmaM
or telegraph engineer would, I
think, unhesitatingly answer in
It would bo difficult to over
estimate tho stratogio valuo of the
Pacific lino. At tho same timo
do udt attach too much import-
nnco to the mucu-talkeu-ot tele
graphic isolation of England which
is feared immediately we nro in
volved in waifaro with any great
European power. This is hold up
to us as a sort of "bogey." If
our fleet does its duty, and it gen
erally does do its duty, any
cable - cutting craft which may
advonturo into the shallow waters
near our shores, or uoar those oL
our Colonies, may be expected to
meet with an unpleasant reception.
On tho other hand, tho wholesale
destruction of cables in deep
water will not prove an easy task
to tho comparative amateur. It
takes a certain amount of time to
grapplo a cable in deep water,
even when tho oxaot position is
known. The popular imagination
pictures tho work of destruction
as being carried out by 20-knot
cruisers in something liko tho
twinkling of an eye.
Cablo catching is not to be
learned in a day.. I do not think
tho malicious damage to cables in
deep water nood be greatly feared,
and it mayv bo takon for granted
that our cable ships quickly re
pair the damage inflioted in shal
low water, unless tho enemy held
command of the sea. Neverthe
less, the more telegraphio routes
wo havo to our Colonies the less
tho probability ot their being
isolated in tho event of war, and
tho loss tho ohanco of panic in
time of peace. Nothing moro dis
heartening for the would-bo de
stroyer of cables can bo imagined
than tho knowledge that there are
bo many routes available for send
ing messages, so that tho destruc
tion of any ono cablo would hard
ly bo worth tho risk. When our
network of telegraphs is complete,
with cablo ship's judiciously
placed for ropairing purposes,
and fast cruisers to watch the
moro exposed portions of the
route, there ought to be little risk
of Great Britain boing completely
isolated from her Colonies in time
BuKKlea and Phaetons,
Gua Sohuman bocs to inform
publio that he has on hand a
fine now line of 8urroys, Buggies,
Phaetons, Road Wagons nnd Carts; '
Doublo and Singlo Buggy, Ex
press and Hack Harness made
specially for the Hawaiian trade.
These goods aro now on exhilu-
tion at tho Club Stables.
Nicely furnished rooms
Popular House, 154 Fort
from $1.00 per vreok up.