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Vol. V. No. 1020.
WILBURTON' S TALE OF WOE
He Has Shaken- His Job on Cllpperton
The Japanese Laborers Shipped at Honolulu
" Struck on Him-Altogether It's a
Lonely Old Isle.
Mostly everybody in Honolulu
knows Frank Wilburion. Ho lian
been a hustling overseer of work
iug gnugs in town and country
for about n dozon yours. A fow
months ngo Frank was engaged
horo to take a gang of laborers,
ch'elly Japanese but sorao Ha
waiinuB, to Clipperton Island to
work gunno. The expedition went
from San Francisco in a char
Mr. Wilburton is not at Clip
nnrton Islaud any more. His
Iriond Ohas. lloojcb at Wilhelm's
carpontor shop baa received a let
ter from him dated at that island
"on July 28, in which he speaks of
holding out until tho spring but
.uot any longer. However, Mrs.
Wilburton has recaivod a letter of
lat-r date, in which her husband
says ho win about leaving for
boms. To Mr. lloi'soh ho gives a
lugubrious picture, of life on a
guano island. Ho says in part:
"I could no moro think of tak
ing my wife to this island than of
Jiving. You havo no idoa of what
kind of a placo it i, ami I shall
be glad whan I oau lenva it.
"I nra protty well physically
and I uuess I can staud it all riuht,
but mentally it is terrible. Tho
Japs shipped in Honolulu, wbou
they saw tho placo and fouud out
tho kind of work thoy had to do,
wont on a strike and wo bad a
devil of atirao to get thorn to work.
Now jutt imauino, Gharloy, what
my work must bo to take a lot of
Japs like that and work them
" When wo lauded thoro was not
a house fit to live la a lot or. rot
ton nld nhnntiuB loakiniz and
some of thorn had to sleep in the
gu'iuo warehouses. Y o nnvo noi tour
men that had ever.soen a boat bo
foro, aud wo bad to get rigbtuu
and get this froight ashore in
boats throuch n heavy surf.
" Wo havo tho steamer Alioe
Blanchard and Bhe will make thin
trip to Ban Diego. I expect to got
her loaded in a day or two, and
sho will return with our winter
supplies, ond take ono more load,
and then no more ships can eorae
here till next spring, when I will
leave hero aud come home.
" It is a small island of curious
formation. Not a blade of grass or
a tree or a shrub of any'kind. Tho
placo is alivo with Bfabirdn nud
lundorabs, but I think the general
cliraato is uot bad. as tliro is plen
ty of fresh wind nparly always and
wo get plenty of rain water to
Olipperton Island is about 800
miles off tho ooast of Mexico.
"A Church on Muul."
Lono, formerly a hack driver,
left for Maui in the Kinau this
morning. JuRt beforo tho steamer
haulod away from tho wharf, he
went forward and, with bible iu
hand and coat tails tluttoriug in
tho wind, dolivored a sermon in
questionable English. Ho pro
claimed hirasolf all sorts of things
and then walked astorn with the
tread of a somnabutist.
Lono has, during the past few
days, collected over 5300 in Hono
lulu for "a church on Maui." No
one Booms to kuow whore the
church is and some go far as say
that it exists only in tho disorder
ed mind of Lono.
On Important limine".
B. F. Dillingham and L. A.
Thuraton were paesongers on tho
Kinau to Maalaoa this morning
From that plain tho two will go
to Makawao whore they havo im
portant business to transact. Thoy
will be oaeu ni mo ami 01 uie
NEWS FROM GARDEN ISLE
Accident to Luna While Out on Hunting
Exploded a Cartridge Through Accident -Party
In Walraea Saturday Night Weather
Tho Noeau brought tho news
this morning of a distressing ncci
dout in tho mountains back of
It was last Saturday when Frilz
Knisor, a luua on Waimea plauti
tiou, went into the mountains to
shoot goats. Ho took his riilo aud
asked a Portuguese to accompany
Tho two had journoyod along
well into tho mountains when,
through some accidout ouo of tho
enrtridgos exploded at tho breach.
Tho rillo was boing carried over
Kaiser's shoulder so that tho point
of explosion was closo to bisjface.
Tho result was disastrous. The
face was out up, ouo of tho oyes
all but put out and a pieco of tbe
lip almost sovored.
Tho Portuguese, thinking ho
was doiug a roat fav r to K isor
took out his knifo and sevorod tho
hanging pieco of lip. Tho result
lator on can bo imagined.
Kaisor was carried back to W
mea. Ho was getting on quito
well when tho Noeau Bailed.
On Saturduy night Mr. Blaok
stad of Waimoa gavo a party in
honor of his two daughters who
are to comu to Honolulu to sch hi .
Dincmg was tho feature of tho
On Friday night, Mrs. Walter
Wright of Waimea gave birth to a
The woathor on Kauai has mod
erated. Last week it was very
Thero aro in all about 12,000
bag of Jsugar left on tho Gardon
UKCOIIU CAMP 1'lllK.
First Ileunlon f Veterans Under Hears
For many years tho annual
camp firo of Goo. W. Do Long
Post, G. A. II., has had a note of
hope in it, that beforo many more
had como rouud tho flag for
which tho veterans fought in tho
dark sixtios wouldi be floating
Now that tho fulness of time
has elapsed ushering in the hap
py couBUination, it is intonded to
nake tho ensuing camp firo a
record one. The ovont is fixed for
Thursday ovoniug, at tho time
honored place tho homo of Com
rade J. N. Wright, Little Britain.
I'ost Gommandor II. Jay Greene
and Col. do la Vergno hnvochorgo
f the arrangements.
Gone to llllo.
0. S. Desky, accompiniod by J.
G. Pratt, a newly arrived lawyer,
and his clork, L. Poachy, wont to
Hilo this morning. Mr. Deeky
ifoos up to altoud to his affairs
wuiio Mr. Tratt will vory prob
ably locato iu Hilo.
Royal make tbe food pure,
wbolcsomo and dcllcleaf.
BOVAIBAWNO FODf N CO.. hf YOSK.
Know on Which
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20,
HE INVESTIGATED COFFEE
Tbe Errand of. Colonel Gorton of New
New Zealand to Hawaii.
Decides That Hawaiian Government Issued
Extravagant Information Pointers
Lieut. Col. E. Gorton of Ilangi
tikoi, Now Zealand, and Mrs.
Gorton, havo roturned to town
from a visit of two or throe weeks
to tho islaud of Hawaii. They
aro at tho Arlington hotel.
Mrs. Gorton is a sister of Hon.
Percy Smith, chief of tho Govern
ment Survey ot Now Zealand, who
is i corresponding momber of tho
Hawaiian Historical Socioty aud,
while visiting theso islands about
a yoar ogo, doliverod several ad
drosses of great interest and valuo
beforo that organization. Mr.
Smith is tho most accomplished
linguist of his country, as well as
ono of tho vory highest living
authorities in Polynesian lan
guages aud lore.
Colonel Gorton was waited on
this morning by a Bulletin rep
resentative, to whom he gavo an
exceedingly interesting talk chiefly
on tho Hawaiian cotloo industry.
Substantially he spoke as follows:
"Your country id at a ratfior
critical stHgo just now. Nobody
can toll oxnetly what your indus
trial conditions aro going to bo,
until it is known how and whero
you are going to eecuro your
"Tho romarkablo trausao ions
in sugar plantation shares c n
hardly bo regarded as investm u s.
They partake rather of tho nature
of speculation tho doubling up
of capital, and shares running to
210 and upward.
"True, as you say, the valua
tions may be upon a proper bajis.
Tho yields of sugar ton and oleven
tons to tho acre, at Ewa and Pa
hala are most extraordinary.
Still, whon Cuba bogins to pro
duce sugar again, aud tho Philip
piuo Islands, tho prico of Bugar
must come down. And even if
tho bounty system of Europe be
abandoned, thero is a great deal
of beet sugar cultivation uow oven
in tho United Statos.
"Yet Bucar is. and must con
tinue to bo, tho groat industry for
Hawaii. To make it profitable
you must have a large proportion
of colored labor. Whito men
simply cannot stand tho intense
heat of tho cane fields. Tho strip,
ping of tho cano is foarfully warm
"Annexation will undoubtedly
prove to bo a groat improveraont
ovor your tormor conditions. But
I bolievo a protectorato by tho
United S ates i.onld havo boen far
mor preferable. You could theu
raako your own laus to suit the
poouliai conditions of tho country.
All you required was tho flag of a
strong power to protect you, and
with that you could hnvo an indo
pendent govorumout similar to
that of tho Colonies. Protection
of a strong power was certainly
essontial, for, without it. if two
groat nations wure at war uny ono
of them Duould bo euro to tak.-
possossiou of tho inlands. Their
geographical position makes them
ono of the strongest points of ad
vantage to whatever power may
hold them. And the United States
is strong enough to protect them
against any nation.
"While on Hawaii I miulo a
caroful examination of tho coffee
industry. My object was, if the
climate was not too warm for Mrs
Gortou, to go into tho business
and havo two of my youngest sou
epmo horo and engage in tho cul
tivation of coffeo. I have boen all
hrough tho districts of Olia and
Puna, and bocoraa convinced that
cotrVo grows and bears well in
"Yot it is clear that tho stand
inc of tho industiv is far from
bemi' d tprrniti"d. The bonk j.
Continued on eighth page.
Side Their Bread
RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS
Presented the Commission by Laha
Inaltes Yesterday Morning.
Action of an Annexation Club Send Com
mittee of Three to Honolulu What
Senator Cullom Had to Say.
Thoro appeared boforo tho
Commission in tho Executive
building yostorday nftoruoou, a
committoe of throe from tho An
nexation Club of Lahaina, Maui,
composed of D. Kahaulolio, D. H.
Knhaulelio aud Goo. Dunn. They
had boon dolegated to present to
tho Commission resolutions bear
ing upon annexation. Their
work was done quietly and in n
D. H. Kahnulolio nroso when
tho timo cumo and, with a fow
preliminary romarks, rend tho
resolutions as accepted by tho
Annexation Club of Lahaina.
Summed up tl.ey contain tho fol
lowing: 1. Thanka to tho Prosideut of
the United States for recommend
ing thnauuexntion of tho Islnuds.
2. Thanks to Congress for
passing the lesolution as intro
duced by Congressman Newlauds.
3. Thanks to Congressman New
lauds for framing the resolution
which resulted iu tho annexation
of tho Islands.
Sonator Cullom oxprossed tho
appreciation of tho CommiBion at
tho receipt of tho resolutions aud
nssured the representatives of the
Lahaina Annexation Club that
thciio would surely bo embodied
in tho reports of tho Commission
to both tho President and Con-
Two of tho representatives ro
turned to Maui on tho Kinau this
raorniug whilo tho other will (ke
the Glaudiuo tnis afternoon.
It might bo interesting to know
tnat tuo Annexation Club of La
haina is composed for tho moat
part of Hawaiians.
Y. M. C. A. CLASHES.
Educational Yoar Ileitis on Mumlay-.
Tho Y. M. C. A. Boviow for
September has boon received. Se
cretary Column and his assistant
nro making this publication a
valuablo roviow of tho work dono
by tho Association. Special at
tention in otllcd this month to tho
educational department in which
active, work begins next Monday.
Tho opening lecturo will bo givou
Friday evoning in the Association
hall. Advancod arithmetic, ad
vanced bookkoeping and practical
horticulture aro tho additional
features this voar.
Soveral members hnvo given
their names in for thn nrrntii'n
tion of n Camera Club, A dark
room will bo built and plnced at
itieir disposal tor a small foo.
MeOtioUS will be held nnnn a wnnk
or at tho appointment of tho club
for tho disouBdion of all the diffor
ont phaBes of photogrnphy. Lec
tures by exports will uUo bo ar
ranged. American Messongor sorvico.
Masonic Templo.Telephono -111.
Bailey's Hoili Cyclery.
231 King Street.
lias Wen arpnlnlvd agent In Hie Hawaiian Man.l
for the famous
Ulcyclc't well known for their ability lo Kan J harJ
They are LOW In crlre but limit in n.i..iiu ti,.u
have MOKOAN & WHIOIITS DOUHLL TUDE
TIHLS, fluti Joints, Tauber liangm, H Work chain
anJ every moJern Improvement. Tnamvl nnJ rinivh
e.ual to any. fully guarantee.! as to material anJ
workmankhlp In eery way equal to high prlceJ ma
nmi ior nara worn ana wear I'rlce spot cash I40 uo
La J Its an J gentlemen's In stock.
Contracts taken to repair all punctures anJ keep
tike In gooJorJer at Ji.oorer month. I
IF THIS IS SO, WHY SO?
Committee of Hawaiians Shot Out from
They Address Chairman Cullom to Ascertain
the Reason They Want to Petition
Tho following lettor was pre
sented to Sonator Cullom this
Sonator S. M. Oullom, Clmirmnu
of tho U. S. Commissioners.
Silt: Boiug elected n commit
tee of tho "Hui Kuulaua o Loahi"
to present a memorial to your
honorablo body today regarding a
protest against annexation of thodo
islands to tho United States of
America by tho nbovo organiza
tion of uativo patriots who parti
cipatod in tho rovolution of Juuu
arytj lb'Jj, for tuo restoration of
tho indopendonco of thoir boloved
And as tho wish of this 11a
wniian organization has becu bar
rod out by your commissioners
through Mr. SanfordB. Dole him
self who told Mr. J. V. I3ipi-
kano (a mombor of this coin
raittoo this morning tho that
four commissiouurs havo de
decided not to recoivo our Com
mittee and other committees who
nro boaring a uioinorial of this
And as Mr. Sanford 13. Dole,
boing a party of those who coin
mitted the crime of destroying tho
iudopondenco of our boloved
country to tho United States of
America without a titlo, so we ask
your commissioners through you
tho chairman if it bo possible that
your commissioners havo taken
such stops not to liston tho voice
of the native Hawniians.
(Signed) Jno. O. Lane,
" Koueiit W. Wilcox,
" Lot K. Lane,
w J. W. lill'IKANE,
" John Mahuka.
Honolulu, Sept. 20, ISL'8.
Deserted Contract Labor.
Two deserters from Oahu plan
tation wore caught this morning
whilo attempting to got away on
ono of tho Inter-inland Htnnrrmra
The mon woro quite well dressed
and lintl a considerable amount of
raonoy iu their bundles. Thoy
wero given in charge of an otlicor
from tho ulnntatiou. hnnrinnfrVil
and roturned to whero thoy belong
Thoro havo boen nnitn a nnmlinr
of desertious from Oahu planta
tion of Into.
Captured t Una.
Officor Kalmlelau wont to Ewn
plantation last night and, follow
ing tho instructions of Harry
Evans, capturod iho two deserter
who loft tho ship Yiucpnt without
permission niuo days ago. They
woro fouud near tho pumps. It
was their habit to remain in hid
iug during tho day and theu t
(iorio out during the night timo.
Thoy wurc simply waiting until
tho Vincent should snil for the
Sound ou Thuraday.
Police Court Noles.
Tho following cnees wero dis
posed of in tho Police Court this
Pain Fook, opium in possession,
S7C nud costa.
Ah Kui, samo charge, nollo
Akina, common nuisance, sen
tence suspended six mouths.
Elia, assault nud battery on
Mrs. Lomning, $10 and costs.
Kileikioi and Kamakeo, nffrny,
$G and costs.
Matsua, violatinu cainago re
gulations, $5 and costs.
Sin Wo, opium iu possoseion,
SCO and costs.
All Chnn, sumo charge, nollo
tUH U I
Prion 5 Onxrs.
.RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS
Workers, Not Honey Is Kow the Call
Oier 400 Ailing Boys In Blue In Camp-
Meeting In Y. H. C A. Hall To
morrofflAlternoon. Tho lied Cross Society wants
It is not money, but pooplo to
assist in tho now work which is to
be taken up.
Thero are now some -100 sick
soldiers nt tho garrietms near
Diamond Head. These men oro
not sick onough to go to the hos
pital, but are suffering from tho
ffects of the water they havo to
drink nt tho garrison.
This matter has boon brought to
the attention of tho lied Crocs So
cioty and it bus been decidid to
establish two lied Oios-, tents,
ono nt Camp McKinley aud ono at
Camp Otiri, whero various drinks
will bo served to the hoys iu blno,
from 9 to 12 in the forenoon.
These touts will bo established to
morrow and it is hop-d that tho
response will be so cordial, that
they can b- continued for bome
timp. nt least as long is thoro
seems to bo necessity.
A muss meeting of tho lied
Cross Society is called for tomor
row (Wednesday) afternoon at
h'M in the Y. M.O. A. hall. All
members of the Society and all
peoplo inteiesttd iu the work aro
requosted to attend. It is hoped a
laruo number will lie pn-Hent.
ThoBO willing to volunteer will
tako chaigo of the iqptt during
the hours mentioned ou days to bo
designated. Tho,desire is to have
the number la;ge enough o that
tho ont're wvrk will not fall upon
Ilomember tho hour, !);!!0 Wed
nesday nftornoon iu Y, M 0, A, .,
lira. U'omltviiril'i Cliiors.
Mrs. Woodward who hns ro
umed hpr classes, has tidied
with the most noted ariista of
America, and visiting artists from
tho old world, nmoug whom nro
Madamo Murio Cefli (Patti'a
teachor) Agromoute, Cappiuni,
Dudley Buck, O. li. Haw ley and
others. Sim linn Binuf nn lm
concert Btago from Georgia to
Northern Now York, has hold
sevoral vory fino choir positions
in New York city, and has had
largo clauses of pupils in tho
tuburbs Moutclair, Nowhurtjli und
A Veteran Ilnrnris-iiuiki-r.
In this issuo nppoara tho advor-
tisomont of A. Ohisholm, tho ve
teran harness-maker of Honolulu.
Mr. ChiHholm is a thorough work
man. Ho understands the busi
ness in nil of its branches. For
thirty years ho has followed tho
calling, thirteen of which ho hns
spent in this city. For tho last
three and ft half years ho has boen
in business for himsolf. Ho una
uovor turned out a slovenly pieco
if work. Aii)t'iiiK iu the bnr
iiosb line Mr. Ohisholm will mnko
to your entire- satUfactiou.
Highest Honors World's Fair,
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Orape Cream of Tartar Powder.
10 YEARS THE STANDARD
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