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Vol. III. No. C37.
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1897.
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Many people, after a long spell of
opprcsslvo heat, suiTer from las3l.
tude, los3 of spirits, and a gonrral
"run down" fooling. They need a
courbo of Ayer's Sarsaparllla, a
mediclno which lius rovlved and
restored to actlvo lifo nnd health
thousands of such sufferers. A lady
recently returned to England from
South Africa writes concerning this
"Whilo In Capo Town tho past
summer I suffered greatly from the
long-continued heat. I was com
pletely worn out ; my blood seemed
to become as thin as water, and I
lost all energy and interest in life.
My friends recommended Aycr's
Sarsaparllla, and a courso of this
wonderful mediclno restored my
health and spirits. My husband suf
fered in tho 8amo way as I did,
though not to such an extent, and
ho also was greatly benefited from
tho uso of
AYER'S PILLS. MILD BUT EFFECTIVE
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bole Agents for the Ilepublio of Hawaii.
' . ". havo now marked down
il 'all thoir goods and invito
' They guarantee tho
lowest prices and satis-
Now goods by every
., iV steamer.
Old goods below cash
Von Holt Block, King Street,
Real Estate Broker.
200 Merchant Htruit.
I Burrey In Uo onltri price fiWO.
tlouwi ami Iot, 70x155 ft., on No, 71
Tooiig tmt iwrlur, 3 Uxlruouni, kitchen
Lot on Wilder aveune I00i300 ft,, fcucod.
Koum on JlortUula vtrtwl, near l'HM
(trull i roownlliiliiK-iiwJiii.kltclttii.UtU'
room Htnl ait eiuply lot lu lump a Ihjmb.
Architect and Superintendent
fc3u Olll!! .'I0fi Kort "trout,
Bjirockoli.' Block, Jtooro 0.
THE BOARD OF HEALTH
Mk-MRKHN UNITE IN KtlLOOIXINfl
TIIK E.ATK K. W. NKIKH.
Petition iid Complalata from tba
I.rprr Neltlrnirut Acted On-Varl-
oaa Repurla from Officials).
At yostordny's session of the
Board of Hoalth thoro wore pro
Bent Attorney-Goueral Smith, pre.
Biding; Drs. Emerson and Wood,
T. F. Lansing, O. A Brown nnd
D. Eoliipio, ruombors, Executive
Officer Reynolds, Secretary Wil
cox aud Drs. Mousarrat nnd Al
varez. After tho reading of tho minutes
of last meeting tho Attorney-General
"Before proceeding to dispose
of tho two weeks' business boforo
us, I wish to make official notifi
cation of tho death of B.W. Meyer
nnd to plnco on record 'my per
sonal appreciation of his untiring
and faithful sorvico to tho Board
of Health. In his death not only
has the Board lost a valued serv
ant but the country at largo. It
is now more than 35 years since
this government first began to take
hold of the leprosy question and
from tho very incoption of the
movement Mr. Meyer has been
identified with it. Difficult ques
tions have been mot and solved in
this long period of time and others
are yet to come, but simpler and
easier of solution now perhaps
than in the past I have been
personally associated with Mr.
Meyer in these nnd other matters
pertaining to tho Board of Health
for nearly thirty years, since I
was a member of the Kauai board.
In all that time I can say that no
one has been more faithful.honest.
untiring or has givon more thought
to tue subjeot tuan Mr. Meyer.
He is gone now and we can do no
more than express our great ap
preciation of his valuable services
and our sympathy for bis family.
It is true there have been in
stances of fault-finding but no
man is perfeot and we Know that
no ope could havo been more cor
rect in his work. I desire again
personally to record my high ap
preciation of his services to this
board, services which as nearly as
we can ascertain have extended
over a period of some 33 years.
He has been identified with the
Leper Settlement since 1870, but
I believe he was made an agent of
tne board as early ob ib04. Tnere
are few if any public officials in
the history of the country who
come up to him iu point of con
tinuous Borvioe, Marshal Parke's
thirty years in offico being the
Dr. Emerson I desiro to add
my testimony to what has been
ably said of tho valuo of Mr.
Meyor's long services. His death
is not only a loss to tho people of
tho settlement and to the Board
but moro especially to tho island
of Molokai. I wish to offer the
following resolutions for tho con
sideration of tho Board:
AVhorens It haB pleased Al
mighty God to romovo by death
Mr. It. W. Moyor, a faithful and
honest officer of tho Board of
Resolvod Thnt in tho death of
Mr. Meyer, tho Board has suffered
great loss, and tho public a ser
vant who has romlered it sorvico
of ini'stiiniiblo valuo. Thnt tho
momboru of tho Board horoby do
niro to testify thoir high cstoem
of lua merit nud to toudor their
sympathy to tho widow nnd mom
born of tho family of tho dooonsed
iu thoir borunvomout.
Thnt thouo resolutions bo spreml
upon tint roconls of tho Hoard,
nud u copy of tho Hnmo soul to tho
family of tho docoasod,
Mr. l.iiiiHiiiKiii seconding tho
adoption of tliu resolutions 1 can
Hiiy porHotmlly that 1 heartily on
dorsu what has boon wild by tho
Mr. Brown 1 luiwi nrolmhlv
known Mr, Moyurnwro intimately
in iirivntn Ufa limn any member
of tliu board, Otliura linvo loati
tied to his publio worth nnd I feel
it due to him to add a fow words
asto his private life. It was cor
tninly a remnrknblo one romark
nblo in tho way ho brought up and
kept together soon a largo family.
His strict boubo of justico scorned
to actuate his whole lifo. No
member of his family was requir
ed to do anything without receiv
ing the exnet equivalent of his or
her work. Every member of it
had a trocjo and worked at it for
the general good. It iB a pity
thoro are not moro families liko it,
In putting tho question presi
dent Smith said it was a source of
gratification to him that all tho
raiso of Mr. Meyer had not beon
oft until after his death. Ho had
rdpeatodly beon tho rboipionl of it
in life, not only from tho Board
but from others.
The resolutions thou passed
Dr. Monsartat's roports from
the slaughtor house for two weeks
were road and filed.
A joint report from Drs.Monsar
rat and Shaw on dairy cows ex
amined for tuberculosis showed
CI cattle had beon tagged during
tho provious two weeks. Of thoso
39 had been tested and 18 con
demncd and killed. Twolvo had
not been tested owing to thou
tomperaturo but were segregated.
Fish inspector Keliipio roport
ed tho recept of 29,779 fish at tho
market for the week ending June
6, and 35,000 for tho week ending
The Board of Medical Exaniiu
ers reported favorably on tho ap-
filication of Dr. A. Sinclair for a
iconso to proviso medicine and
on motion the same was granted.
Mr. Ahlo of Haualei, Kauai,
petitioned tho Board for leavo to
set apart a Chinese cemetery on
land belonging to him, and, for
Eermission to remove thereto the
odies of such Ohinose as were
buried at Hanalei.
The Board did not like the idea
oE establishing private cemotories
at will and referred tho matter to
Sheriff Garter for further particu
lars as to location and extent of
Two convicts who havo been
confined in tho jail of the Lepor
Settlement since September 28,
1894, petitioned for pardon, stat
ing that "on their sacred honor"
they would nover offend again.
Mr. Boynolds said tho mon
were both hard cases and had
been concerned iu various rob
beries, cattle stealing, and burn
ings previous to thoir conviction.
They were supposed also to have
broken into tho store on several
occasions. The men had not yet
served half of their sentences.
Attorney General Smith said
tho meting out of justico to
criminals at the Settlement was
ono of the matters that the gov
ernment had under consideration.
The present system was faulty
and objectionable in that it de
nied prisoners the right of appeal.
It was probable tho government
would ask tho next, Legislature to
act on the matter. In the mean
time tho present petition would
bo taken into consideration.
G. K. Ahai, recently appointed
deputy Bhoriff at Hanalei, was ap
pointed agent of tho Board for
A long petition from a lepor
who signed himsolf "assistant
resident physician at Kulaupapti
dispensary," asking tho Board to
require tho resident superintend
ent to pay him 818 back salary
was referred to Executive Officer
Another lopor complained of
tho exorbitant priuo charged for
fish. Tho Board decided it had
uothiug to do with tho salo of fish
at tho Settlement.
A potition from a Molokai Sun
day School uuporiutendeut to visit
tho Sottlomout at will wns douiod
for tho pruHont.
Dr. McUottigauof Huna report
ed four cases of chiekonpox among
Jnpnnouo, recent arrivals from
Mr, Swaddling of Jlilo nppllcd
for tho position of superintendent
of tho new Jlilo hospital nud bin
application now ropoHUH peaceful'
ly with half n do,on Milium,
, PrenMuiit Hmllli called ntlon
lion lutlioiinHO of rliomiiH linn
noway, u clerk iu tliu olliuo o the
board, whoso frequent obsoncos
from tho offico for a week or moro
always oeciu right aftor pay-day,
and on motion his position was
declared vacant. Clerk Wilcox
was authorized to appoint his suc
cessor. A protest from tho Woodlawn
Dairy against tho killing of their
cattle for tuberculosis was receiv
ed and filed.
President Smith read n lottor
from Chni lea Elliot, nn English
voturiuaiy surgeon rosiding at
ritlo, coutnimug seVBrnl sugges
tions on tho stamping out of
tuborculosis amoug cattle. Mr.
"Elliot's principal suggestion was
that tho district of Koua, Oahu,
Bhould be quarnutinod against tho
rest of tho islands.
The Attorney - Gonoral thon
gave tho Board an account of his
visit to Hilo, saying tho new hos
pital building was approaching
completion. It was much
lniger than ho supposed
to have beon possiblo for tho
contract price S'2500. As far aB ho
could judgo tliu building would be
a substantial one. With regard
to tho pioposed Victoria annex, ho
had talked with Mr. Elliot and
others who had tho matter in
hand. They would not complete
their arrnugoments until after tho
Tho Board then went into exe
cutive sossiou to consider the ap
pointment of a successor to Mr.
Hojn nnd GIHn to ll,o a Rood Time
on Jnbllco Mornlnir.
Tho SportB Committoo of the
Jubileo Colobration has formulat
ed the following children's races
to bo run on Jubileo morning,
commencing at 10 o'clock:
1 100 yards daBh for boyB un
der 14 years.
2 80 yards dash for girls under
J 4 years.
3 Half-mile bioyclo race (free
for-all J for boys.
4 Half-milo bicycle race (free-
lor-auj tor gins.
5 80 yards dash for boys under
G 00 yards dash for girls under
7 GO yards dash tor boya under
850 yards dash for girls under
9 50 yards dash for boys under
1050 yards dash for girls un
dor 8 years.
11 Kopo skipping contest for
12 Bopo skipping contest for
13 Sack race for boya under 14
14 High jump for boya under
15 Broad jump for boyB under
1G Post Offico race for girlB.
17 Wheel tace for boys.
(For tliu 1JUM.ET1N )
I lmo drinnied tliu nightmare tlrcams of lire
Ami worshipped 1 lu Idols of tiny,
Till I loii); for tliu sun to ct lu Us tt
Ami kUu mu tlio night nnd a peaceful rctt,
Like n child that Is tlrnl of play.
Let mo llvo no moro In lt Iicmcii of love
And burn In IU hell of hate,
Kor tliu atnr ol liopo Is u beacon light
On n far uway nhoru tbrouult an endless
Thin why should I hopo nnd wait?
I liuo tilled and town as best I kuuw,
As If It unsull my on u.
1 ho comluir throng tuny gather tho grain;
Kor them 1 tulKd through nun and ralu
To lay mo down unknown
Ood gave mo a place lu that counllu host
'IhatllghU thobnttluof llle,
And u by da) my orders tamo
To luttlo or nst: his now tliu amo
To tho soldier homu (rum tho strlle,
Hie III YflMlNHHIe,
Senttlo, Wash., Juno 2.-Tho
Japanese man-of-war J Ii Voi.usod
moro especially ns n training
ship, arrlvod iu port tonight from
EsquimaH, having aboard twenty
of tho Miltado'a naval cadets, in
addition to its regular comple
ment of ofllcurri, After n sojourn
of pnrhmm it foituiuht on the
sound the III Vol will proceed
south to Han Frnuulsuo uuil
lliitiioo to tliu Orient by way of
MMtera In Probate and Rankrnplrjr
An Ancient fne.
Qcorgo Andrews has petitioned
for lottors of administration on
tho estate of tho Into John Ken-
nody. This is the salosrann of
tho California Fruit Market, who
diod Biuldonly. His ostato is
valued at but 8200, monoy iu
Qoorco Bodtok. administrator
of tho estate of Achow, has peti
tioned tor approval of accounts
Judgo Cartor is hearing argu
ment on a bill to dcclaro a trust,
of Mary O. Aldrioh and othors
atjainst the hoirs of tho late W.
Jas. Smith. Tho caso originated
boforo Judge Dole in 1891. Mr.
Smith then alive boing tho defend
ant. Kinnoy & Ballou for plain
tiffs; Boborteon for Mrs. Boss; V.
u. omitn for Mrs. HasBincer:
Thurston & Stanley for Mrs. Tur-
In tho cuardianBuio matter of
Stephon" Samuel Moses Barrett,
minor, Maluaaikoo tho guardiuu
has beon discharged. Henry Smith,
clork, represented the guardian.
Dnslitrdlr Attempt to hot Fire to n
Tho followers of tho Bov. J.
Kokipi havo recently built a small
church for thoir own use on a lot
in tho rear of tho premises of
Paul Kanoa on King streot, and
tho carpentors and painters arc
engaged in putting on tho finish
On Tuesday night some mis
creant attempted to Bet fire to tho
placo. On opening the front door
yesterday morning the workmen
found that the floor for a con
siderable distanco around- the
door was badly charred. The
partly consumed remains of n pair
of overalls worn by ono of tho
painters wero lying in the middle
of the charred surface and all
about wore burnt shavings and
pieces of wood.
Tho matter was reported to the
Marshal and investigated by De
tective Kaapa, who says tho
church had a narrow oscapo from
destruction. Ho has no cluo to
the firebug at prosout.
Tlie Country List-Downtown Office
Following aro the numbers of
voters registered in, tho country
districts of this island: Kaneohe
42, Hauula 21', Kahuku 7, Wai
alua 19, Ewa Courthouse 30, Ewa
Plantation 17, Waianae 13, Hoae
ao, or Oahu Plantation, 5. Total,
154. Some country votors havo
registered in town. Many moro
are expected to bo rogiatered in
the country districts, who from
absenco and othor coubos failed to
come before tho Board on circuit.
Tho total number registered for
Oahu, including Honolulu, up to
1 p. m. waB 538.
Jet Kveu on Uuuu.
Charles Dunn is n desorter
from tho Philadelphia. Some
time ngo ho ovorstayed his shore
loavo and was posted ns n desor
tor. With two othorB ho was
captured by tho police nnd takeu
back to his ship. Whon close to
it ho and tho othors throw Lieut
enant Chamborlaiu into tho wator
whilo they clumbored on board.
A day or two siuco Dunn was
again pnstod ns missing from tho
snip aud every man on tho forco
hits been waiting for u chnuco to
nvougo tho insult to Chamborlaiu.
Dunn was captured by Captain
Parker nud others thin morning
nud IniH beon kept iu irons siuco
nnd will be delivcrod ou board iu
thnt shape. It iu not customary
to nut utraculorH from tho war
ships iu irons, but nu exception
wiih tnuilu in JJunn's case, nun
now tho Inuuh In ou him instead
iii:t.i i.v HONett or i'irr.i
NTAIRft HINIrrM . tl.L.
Irrnl Tliraug if I'ruule mi the
FIKihl-nrcnrMil-iii. In I'lnirn,
1llttilN mill I'l.ior.
It is a bi ship, th U. S.
cruiser Philadelphia, with spaci
ous decks and rooms, but, it was
much crowded last niylii. Boar
Admiral Beanit-lee, Conmmiulor
in Chief of the Pacific Squadron,
Captain Cotton and officers of tho
flagship, gave a reception to tho
people of Honolulu, for the pur
poso of meeting H. M. Sowall, tho
now Minister of the United Statos,
and Mrs. Sowall. And tho peoplo
came, several hundred of them.
PreBidont, and Mrs. Dolo, mera
bors of the Exocutivo aud the
Judiciary Captain Kurooka and
officers of the Japatieso cruisor
Naniwa, Captaiu Buck aud officers
of tho U. S. cruiser Marion, with
the diplomatic aud consular
corps, wore conspicuous in the
Admiral Beardsleo, Captain'
Cotton, Lieutenant Stoney and
Minister and Mrs. Cooper received
tho guests aud presontod
them to Minister and Mrs.
Sowall. The recoption party
dissolved, however, within three
quarters of an hour, so that
people arriving a little Into oithor
presented themselves or had
friends perform tho office. Mrs.
Sowall, it was learned with general
regret, was not feeling quito well.
Dancing began early but pro
ceeded with a little difficulty
owing to the crush. Excellent
music fur tho purpose was fur
nished by the flagship's band, also -delightful
botween the dances.
Decorations were elaborate and
of great beauty. Tho gangway
was draped with flags and arched
with colored electric lights. Upon
a crescent screen, facing tho
quarter deck, the Hawai
ian salutation, "Aloha" glowed
in incandescent bulbs. ;There
woro cosy alcoves of flags along
tho bulwarks on the port Bide, and
pavilions of similar material form
ed resting places on the quarter
dock. Near the companion way
was an armory, its floors strewn
with ferns and flowers, tho center
piece of which was a rapid fire
field piece, about which were dis
posed stands of arms, old-fashioned
swords, and pistols, etc. Bunt
ing screens and festoons depend
ed on all hands from the upper
works. Perhaps most admired of
all the compositions was a rockery,
containing a profuse display
of calla lilies, variegated leaves,
fernB, etc., a lively fountain play
ing in the center. The decorating
committee, that did itself so proud r
consisted of Lieutenant Com
mandor Ingorsoll, Dr. Hcssler and
Bofreshments wero served at
tablos in tho Admiral's quartern
and in tho officers' mess rooniB,
They wero choice iu quality and
sumptuous in varioty. Tho of
ficers wero most assiduous im
making all, both old and now
frionds, wolcomo .to the best tlit
A chock system for taking ca ro
of hats and wraps was managed
by tho bluojackets as perfectly
well aB tho trained staffs of largtr
hotels do ou great occasions,
Whon President Dolo nud wifo
left tho ship, shortly beforo tlio
dosignutod limit of 11 o'clock, the?
band played "Hawaii Ponoi." At
tho departure of Mr. nud .Mrs. He -wall
tho salutatiou was tho "Star
Praiso cannot bo too liiyh fur
tho manner iu which the trans
portation between shore and slii
was conducted by tho Philadelphia
nnd Marion's steam InuucliPh..
Thoro was neither crowding nor
confuHioii, yet there wiih no huic;
uniting nl uiluor end of the loulu.
Altogether this reception covered
tho lioblo wbitu cruUur nilh glory.