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Vol. V. No. 100S.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1898.
PlUOH 5 OKNT8.
FROM MANILA HARBOR
WORK OF THE COMMISSION
MORE CHINESE ADMITTED
PLANS OF THE PORTUGUESE
FOOD INSPECTION BEGINS
IT IS ALL SPECULATION
Julius Ebel Writes When About to Land
From the Newport.
Cabinet Officers Examined Today About
the Local Situation.
Held They Are Beyond the Scope of I Their Ideas to Be Presented to the
Protection of People from Fraud In Food
So General Merriam Says of Examiner
Statements About Honolulu.
A Typical Soldier's Letter Boys Cheer Admiral
Dewey Manila Warm and
L. II. Meaiok, editor of V o Ha
waiian, bti8 received the following
letter fr jui ouo of tbo boys who
-went through boroou the Newport.
Tho letter iB written on a scrap of
thick brotvu piper. Tho wrilor
apologipcs, Btatiug tbat tbpre is "a
great scaroity of papor at tho front
And ink is out of tho question :"
Deau Sin: At la3t wo have reach
ed our destination and are eafoly
anchored in Manila hay in plain
view of tbo ciiy of Manila
At this writing tho city is still
in possession of the tin my, bu m
completely surrounded li tbo
troops of our two former expedi
tious and also tbo iosuigen s.
The steamer Newport, Irom which
this communication is eout, sailed
iu advance of tho balance of the
ileet, comprising tbo third expedi
tion, aud it is doubtful whctboi
the General will wait for tbo bal
ance of our ships to at rive before
takiug the city.
We aro preparing to go ashore
today aud shall proceed toward
tbo city at once. Thero is plenty
of evidonco scattered about the
harbor of tho battlo that touk place
tho morning of May 1st, thoro
mains of several of the Spanish
battle shins poking their funnels
and masis just above the water
lino, Severnl small gun boais have
been dit-manthd aud are plying to
anil fro iu the buy beiug used as
tow boats, and Beem to be doing
cxeollout servico for our govern
ment. Tho weather is very warm and
heavy showers have been prevail
ing over since we have b.-en iu
tho-o wators. Tho laud surround
ing Mtuila is very low, but gra
dually inclines upward aa it ox
tonda toward tho interior. Far iu
tin distancn high mountains ex
tend in all direciious and seem to
remind ono of California vory
The cily of Manila preeeots a
beaut. fill Bight at night with its
clectno lmlitrt in tho diotauce.
Admiral Dewey called on the
General yesterday aud tbo cheer
ing he received from our boys wa
something tromeudous. It it
understood that notice has been
served upon the Germans and
English warships to withdraw
from the vicinity of Manila as the
cily will be bombarded prior to
our making an assault upon the
sarao from tho sea. Ono of the
soldiers during picked duty
around tho city was shot on Snu
day night. I have been uuable to
learn whether it was an ttccidcnt
ordono by tho enemy. Ishall have
to bring theeo liuo3 to a close now,
as wo aro receiving tho order tu
prepare for landiug.
Battery H of tho 3rd Artillery
desiics mo express thoir most sin
cere thanks to tbo liiud and goner
ous citizens of your fair land aud
are happy beyond tho bounds of
expression that tho stars and
stripes now float over your homes.
May they continuo to do bo until
tho end of timo.
Manila Harbor, July 20.
ItauKli at Karma.
Said Captain Tullett of tho
James Makoo this moruing: "I
never oxpocted to find badwoathor
at Kapaa when I reached thore
Saturday as tho channel was veiy
Binooth. Howover, when I not in
side, the Bwells were ouormous.
Tho waves reaobed from the bhoro
leaving tho whirf high and dry.
Tho Temple of l'ashion tins
week offers big bargains in Gout's
furnishing goods. Silva adver
tises cropo suits for 51.85.
Visit to Molokal Settlement on Sunday-Kauai
Gets the Go-by Early Departure
"Wo woro hearing officers of the
Cubiuot on the situation here.
Th it is about all wo did tbi-
morning. ouou is uuairmuu
Outturn's accouut of tho session ol
tho Hawaiian Commission.
"I think it likely wo shall go to
fll.. : R.hml.n mui.!,.., "I
ALUIUtWIi UU wuiuiwr.jr urutu,
he said in answer to a question.
"Thero will not bo time, I am
afraid, to visit tho island ol
Mr. Cullora Baid it was still tin
intention of tbo Commission ti
leave tho islands on the 20th o'
this month. "If a steamer comes
alone a few days ononor wo mu
try to get away in it.
On hearini; from ono of tho re
porters questioning him that the
steamer Australia was liablo to b
delayed, in arriving and departing
hero, two or throe days beyond tho
dates already published, he ex
"Then I shall go at onoo ami
engago passage by the Australia.'
With regard to tho matter of a
public session on Wednesday, tht
ohairman of tho Commi-siou said:
"Instead of having irregular
heunncs wo have thought it bett
to sot Wednesday morning apart
to hear auybody who might hav
auything to pay to us. It aoybodj
comes forward to ask a hearinu.
bo doors will bo open to tho pub
lic. Otherwise, tho session on
Wednesday will bo privato as
During this morniug's session
Sorgeant-at-Arins A. S. Berry Jr.
wa-i dispHtohed to tho Land Office
aud tho Registry of Elections for
data required by the Commission.
It is evident that tho session wan
important. Groat woight will
naturally attach to tbo informa
tion and opinions of the gentlo
mon who have for the past five
years tho transition period bo
twoen tho monarchy and uuiou
with the United States administ
ered tho affairs of tho Hawaiian
Arliono, anil NcnniUa.
Tho Arizona, acoording to pres
ent calculations, w io sail on
Wednesday. Sho will come along
side bpforo hor departure for
The Scandia will bo here for a
week yet. Sho cannot got out
sooner on account of tho faot that
a lot of plumbing is nocessary ie
fore th) ship can put to soa again.
An Able Physician.
M s. Savant Jerome M. D.,
homeopath, offico Progress Block,
has attended several of tho famed
medical institutes of Europo whoro
sho acquirod honors. She has
made a s pocjal study of diastolics
Royal malt the food pure,
wholesome anil dellclMt.
row MKiwa rowom eo., Kfw row.
itidtoHteaijijj mmmmm lillWk
No Federal Officer Here to Enforce Exclusion
Classification of Hundred and Sixty
Arrived In the Coptic,
Tho annexation resolution sign
ed by Prosidout McKiuloy on July
7 HHyn: "Thpro shall be no fur
ther immigration, of Ouineeo into
tho Hnwaiiau Islands, orcopt upon
such conditions ns ara now or
may hereafter bo allowed by tbo
I tw'of tbo Uuitod SUteB."
Iu viow of this caBtiron pro
hibition of Ohineeo immigration,
nomo public interest attaches to
'ho arrival, in tbo steamer Coptic
last Friday uicht, of nbuut 1G0
Chinese. Miuistor Coopor was
nskid this morning us to the
status of these Cbiueso under pro
sout oiuditions. He answered:
"I'hey will bo allow! to land
uudor their permits. Tharo i
io United States officer horo to
prevont them. Tho permits woro
i-Biwl before tho passago of the
annexation resolution, and we
-null navo to houor our own per
mits." This was to a roporter then on
his way to the Chinese Bureau to
ascer aiu the cla-sificatiou of the
Chinese who arrivod iu tho Coptic,
dncrelary J. W. Girvin furnishon
this classified liat of tbeso Chinese:
Hawaiian born 10
lleturn permit 35
Traveler's bond 88
Ooly two of those classes may
rcquiro explanation. It haB been
Hccording to the restriction laws of
Hawaii to graut return permits to
Ohineso leaving the islands for a
vittit to Chiua. Somo frauds in
tho way of selling theso permits to
Ohineso who had never bcou hero
were porpetrated at first, but lat
terly precautions to prevout theso
have bjon bo well onforcad tint it
is soldora a man is rejected for
porsouatiug tho mil owner of u
Traveler's bondB aro issued to
allow Ohineso to enter tho country
and remain six months. Mr. Uir
viu bays all the traveler's bonds
will lupiO by January 12 next, as
uo now ouos havo boen issued
sinco the news of tho paesige of
the annexation rcBolutiou was ro
ceived. It is said there are six
more bond men iu tha Coptic's list
than Umbo reported by the Consul
ut Hongkong. Tliia excess is
easily accounted for by Mr. Gir
viu in the foot that it often hap
pens that Ouiueso intonding to
come aro detained from embark
ing in tho steamer for which they
aro roturncd. Tho extra six men,
therefore, aro probably men who
failed to connect with u previous
Native Woman Hun Over by I'olli email
anil llaitly Hurt.
Between C and 7 o'clock yostor
day evoning tho wifo of Karaaka
okaloni, a Bulletin typesottor,
was knooked down by a bioyclo iu
Liliha stroet. Sho was badly
bruised about tho body and in one
arm. Dr. Humphris was called to
attend to her injuries. Sho was
still suffering so much this morn
ing that her husband had to sum
mon tho doctor again.
It was a policoman who ran
ovor tho woman. Altbounh ho
did not havo a light it could not
havo boon very dark at tho hour.
Tho policoman is willing to pay
compensation for tho results of
his carbleBsnoas without being
subjected to legal proooedings.
Scheme Mapped Out By Leading Members of
the Colony J. M. Vivas and Others
A number of prominent Portu
guese met Friday night for the
purposo of talking over what
should bo done, if nnything, to
ward presenting tho views of the
Portuguese to the Commissioners.
General talk was indulged in.whon
it was decided to appoint a com
mitted with J. M. Vivas us chair
man, to consider tho best methods
of procedure in tho premises.
This committoe will consider
matters for a few days, will hear
what tho Portuguese havo to say
tud will then ask for auother
It is not intoudod that anything
like a mass meeting shall be bel i
Tho affairs of the Portuguese will
lie discussed by the leading
iujd among them and the
courso of action will lie in their
Thnso who attended tho last
meeting were invited, and it is
proposed that tho future meotings
nhall follow tho same plan.
Tho Portuguese have not showu
vory much froling ouo way or the
other over annexation and a gr at
many of thorn, J. M. ivas in
eluded, aro not in favor of pro'out
ing a inomxrial or anything of tho
aind to tho Commission.
It is probable that tho Com
mittoe will recommend that noth
ing wbatovor bo done.
WITH HAWAIIAN MOCIBTIKW.
What tint Nallve. Arc llolntf on Tide
Tho Hawaiian National Leagne
has held uoiueoting since tho ono
last held but tho Executivo Com
mitteo u hard at work sending here
and thoro, lists to bo sigao 1 by tho
natives in favor of tha recently
Waiauao has entered tho lists.
At a meeting recently held, noarly
all tho natives of ttio district woro
present. Carl Widemann was
aiven tho loader-hip and ho in a
speech of well chosen words,
counseled tho natives to join iu
and ak for thoir right'). Another
mooting will bo held this evening,
at which time a dclegato will bo
appointed to present tho views -of
Waianae HawuiiauB to the Com
mission. Win. Whito and Karaakelo are
tho first of Iho Hui Aloha Aiua
duleuatos from tho outer districts
to arrive. Theso mon aro from
Maui aud camo on the steamor
Tho Americau bark Wilna,
Slater master, arrived in port this
forenoon nftor a run of 20 days
from Nanoirao, B. 0,,'witha cargo
if 2177 tons of coal for tho Iutor
Colonel B. 0. Spalding leaves
for Kapaa by thp James Makoe
Fop $1.00 Per Month.
HAILHY'S HONOLULU OYCMJUY,
211 - - King Stroot.
Will repair all punctures, clean InslJe an! qui,
aJjust and ull your bike.
On and alter September ut contract! will be maie
with riders to lake all the work oil their hands, Icjv
Ini; bike rljlnj; without any alloy. We all like utlng
the "silent Heed," but we really do not like playing
troom to It. No more necessity even on the score
of economy. Contracts at graduated rates taken to
dnall repairs and take all risks In bicycle work
renewal ol tires, etc. I'utly stocked and equipped for
any amount uf business, established first In Hono
lulu and we meant to keep there.
For $2.00 Per month
V will guuniutoo your tlron ami ronow
thorn whon worn out.
Arthur Johnstone the Inspector Fairly at Work
Hasan Equipment ot Drugs
and Fine Apparatus.
Ono-hah of tho old Legislative
Assembly hall in Aliiolani Hale
h now the similitudo of a drug
store. It haB beon fitted up foi
the purposos of food inspection.
Thoro aro sbolves containing n
variety of drugs and chemical
necessary for use in telling th.
f tlso from tho truo iu food and
diink, in pretty .glass stoppered
Scales thero are too for weig' -ing
things, but not tho fiuest tli.it
aro to bo provided. There will be
so iles in tho oflico shortly that
will show the difference in Wi-uut
of a piece of papir after a lead
pencil mark is made ou it. On a
dosk is seen somo beau'iful piece
of mechanism in tho art of micros
copy. Arthur Johnstono the in
spector bus long boen au outbu
siiistio microecopist. Tho princi
pal instrument on his official desk
is a microscopo be had iiiado spo
cially for himself in Germany. Ii
hxB fine but substantial median
ism iu the way of slides, holders,
mirror, thumb screws for regulat
ing tho focus and shifting parts,
etc. A caso of leusos for ihe in
itrumont, it is interesting to loar ,
is much more costly thau the in
Mr. Johnatone had water laid
into'his office oilly on Saturday,
yet he has douo a lot of inspection
already. Ho has booked 21samples
of grocery articles and is ready tu
report on a numborof thorn. A
reporter was shown iu tlio micros
cope a eaaiple of staudard aud
well advertised cocoa from Lon
don. It looked nt tho Gist yiow
as if tho particl-'B waro of a single
kind an unmixed and houest nr
ticlo of whatever it purporled td
bo. You slowly turn a screw closo
to tbo eyopioco, whou,iprcuto, bald
grain of starch appear bearing a
cross on oaoh grain which iJetiti
tios it as starch and not a cocoa
Tho inspector explaius, iu auswer
to a quostion, that a certain pro
portion of sturcb is allowable, but
this was exceeded in tho s.nnplo
under tho inspection.
A ohomical test of coffeo bought
in a Chinaman's stors was m ide
iu tho prdsonco of tho reporter.
L'ho difference botwoen pure and
badly adulterated couV, howover,
could bo detectod readily enouyh
by sight and feel. In the chemi
cal test it appeared that tbo sam
ple contained only about 30 per
coat of coffee. It was simple
enough. A thimbleful of tho stuff
was put into a small class of chlo
roform, and tho coffeo boiug of
lightor specifio gravity than that
liquid floated. Not chicory, the
usual adulterant of coffee, but
, round podbC and beans was bus
pooled by tho inspector iu this
Mr. Johnstone will havo a ro
port on many articles inspected
ready for the Board of Health
within a fow days.
Thoro has been an agitation for
food inspection horo for many
years. At last this necossary pro
tection to tho poople's hoalth and
pockets is provided.
Cricket At Muklkl.
Another interesting oriakct
match was playod at Makiki Sat
urday afternoon botwoen "All
England" with H. Herbort as cap
tain and "Tho World" with Don
ald Boss as captain. Tho former
wou by a Bcoro of 4'J t) 41.
Ono of tho featuroB of Iho gamo
was tho bowling of Piianaia. Big
scoreB wero mado as foil- ws: H.
Ht-rbert, 22; Stanley, 14; Piianaia,
12; MoOomus, 8, nud Blushki 0.
Including Mention of Large Sums for Buildings
and the Substitution of Regiment or
Regulars for Volunteers.
A Into S. n Franoisco Examinor
has a story of llon'olulu garrison
nw8,conla?ping eomot' ingsold to
readers of local papers aud somo
things new. This isa synopsis ot
1. General Merriam is author
ed to piy 510,000 for tho hos
pital site selected by General Mor
r tt while in Honolulu, and to ex
pond S2.'51000 for tlio erection of
mildiug to occommodatu niuoly
2. Tho garrison of tbo Firpl
New York Voluuto-B aud 30D
uen of tho Second Itgimeut of
Volunteer Engiueers, now at Ho
nolulu, is to brf increased by iho
enlietmout of a battalion of -1UD
.nou from tho Hawaii in militia,
darracks for tho garrison aro to
io orectod at IIo'uolulu, at nn
mthorizod cost of Sl'JO, 00. And
llii!i-rt' qinrtors, inc'u l'nihouP8
Tor 41 officers, have $58,000 nutho
n'zed fur thoir construed u tlener
al Morriam had, two weeks before
ho article was written, coutrctol
for tho shipment from Sin I''raa
o'sco and So ttio of a lnrje quin
tity of lumbor. Thirofoie tho
contractors at Honolulu would bid
on tho basis of freo lumber fra ra
4. It is g uernlly bolirvcd that
ho g'irriioii. foicos ubno men
tioned will bo supplautwt! iu ttxa
next few mouths by a full regi
ment of regular troop-i. Ii fluenoe
are already at work iu nnuy cir
cles to havo this regular rvgimeut
tent to Honolulu, and it is gOLcr
illy beliowd that Gonora! ;M0rrT
im will ovoutually ask the War
Department to assign eithor tbo
i.'ourieeuiii,iiguieoutli or l wonty
ihiril Uuited S'ates regimout to
permanent duty thoro. Theso
thron rouimonts are now under
Genontl Morritt iu the Philippines.
u. Uouoral Merriam is outi lin
ed with tho survey of Honolulu
harbor, with a viow to hiving it
quipped with dofeutos, aud tho
geuernl opini hi in army circles is
(hat tho dotouBo of iionoluluif
horbor will not differ materially
from what the army ouuiueerj
lnve given San Francisco.
Ueneral Merriam was shown tbo
Examiner article this afternoon.
and upon it ho made tho torso com
" That is all speculation. Thero
is nothiuc settled yet. Probably
something of tho kind will bu
Muul unit Hawaii.
H. L. Chase, photographor,
Wailuku, has photographs of all
the chiof points of interest visited
by tho Hawaiian Commission be
tween Honolulu, Uilo uud rotuni.
They are well dono and evcryono
of them is a beautiful landr-capo.
Mr. Chise is unforlunatoly in poor
health or ho would have been on
hand iu Maui to take picturos of
tho Commibsiou'a visit
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pare drape Cream ot Tartar Powder.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD