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Mystic Lodge No. 2, Knights of Pythias, fleets To-Night
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When Other Societies
On PAOii 2 of
Vol. V. No. 1021.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 181)8.
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NATIONAL GUARD REYIYAL
ABOUT MATTERS IN SAMOA
CITY OF COLUMBIA LIBELS
MORE PLEAS FOR CHINESE
Colonel Fisher Offers Words of Cheer and
Hope to Company B.
What J. C. Jenkins Has to Say On the
The First Case Now Being Tried Be
Two More Memorials Go Before the
Corporal Leatii Returning Komi on
fore Judge Perry.
I. .1 'i
FOR GOLD IN PHILIPPINES
The First Miner ilack from Klondike
Goes to Manila.
Tells of Heavy Chances Against Fortune In
Yukon Country-Hopes Banked on Ame
rican Rule In Philippines.
Ernest Michael, nn experienced
miner of Ballarat, Victoria, Aus
traliii, has been the first aelua
old minor tore turn this way from
tho Yukon goldticlds. His father
m oiih of tho successful pioneers
of old Ballarat and Bondigo plozn
all i o' Victoria, auu jur.iuiuimui,
long sinco tho diBcowry there,
-worked aa a lad with his father on
those lipids nnd in Long I'uuuel,
Gippblnnd, in that couutry. lie
has foil inl mining all Ins life.
Mr. Miohaol went to Mt Brown
in Wild West, New South Wales,
whom uold wis discovered and n
jush mad. Wter i h-i o wa- v- ry
scareo and tho gold had t bo
elf nuod by dry blowing pro 'ossee.
llo wo iked thoro wi n varied sue
cesstr ayoir and a half, then
wot to Conlgardie, Western Aus
tralia. Water was selling thoro at
four shillings u gallon, an J dry
blowing tho process for oloaniug
cold. At this pWuo tho gold wti
nil on tho surface, no drop sink
ing, I'he field was rich, itsjield
rang-n.' fiotn20l)oz nuggets down
Fr three years Mr. Michael
worked at Ooolgardie, Oilguolie,
Kaialpio and Mouut Margaret,
fields o ivoriug n radius of abou
300 milos. Water f r driukiug
nn.i il.uniMiio uurpobes there was
all condensed fr tin salt lakes, hav
ing a porcontago
-above ocoan water,
heat and tho dry,
of salt mud)
Owing to ill -nrid
1'noarEoroits usnn camels
as the only succes'ul mau of
carrying on operations. Let Mr.
Miouaol now tell tuo rest of In
.,. -tnrv. which ho does through
n friend ho met in Honolulu a fow
days ago, on tho evo of his depar
rturo tor Manila:
Id tho ond o '96 I struck out
for New Uuiuea, where the oiscov
ery of gold had caused some o
oitemout. On reaching the fiold 1
fouud tho nntivos vory hostile.
Many prospectors who asceudod
Mombora river in canoes never
xoturuod, having been
KILLED HY THE NATIVES.
The Government eont fifty native
police up tho river under Sergeant
Browu and tureo white poti eim-n
to stop tho trnuble.butih-j weroal
killed. 1 left the mainland on no
count of tho natives' hostility and
-wont to Woodlaik islaml, a few
miles away, where, mi .ing wan
going on and the natives were
"I wotbd tli- re foiiit en
mouths, when, hearing of tin
Klondike, 1 pnllod up utiiko'i ami
started for that fiold in May, lb'J7.
glad ouough to got away from ouo
of tli9 moat trying climates on th.
fnco of earth for a wlnto mau
Hoavy, contiuu us rains aid n
temperaturo ranging from 120 to
laOdporoos nroduced a malarial
atmophoro woreo than tho hostile
"I roaohod Dyeu, Alaska, in
August following nnd Btarted for
Dawson Oily via tho mountain
paBS, 27 milf s to Lako Lindorman
My pmvit-ious and outfit wore
conveyed this far by Indians at h
coHt to mo of -15 couts a pmnd
I then purchased a canvas boa'
and shipped my goods and niycolf
down ihrouiih Laos Bennett aud
Le llargo. In this lattor lake tho
water was usually vory louuh aud
many adventurers wero drownod
"On reaching Dawson 0 ty 1
Mound a great fc-i'oiiy i-f pn vi-
3ious Flour was sellinc at from
Continued on eighth liuge,
Prospect ol New Armory and Improved Arms
Loomed Up -Captain Zlcgler's Former
Regulars are Drilling.
It is beginning to look as if the
National Guard of Hawaii wor
about to enter upon a now hnse ol
life uuilor tho Stais aud Stiipes
Tho liitlo talk it was novor niort
than ttlk about mustotiug in a
Hawaiiau batta'ion for garrison
duty may bo accounted pau.
Oj. B pulli-d itself tojjetbor las'
night for a moo iuir, uot a full one
by a long chalk but yet a meoting.
Onptaiu L. T. Konako presided.
Au impresBiou g tiiug abroad lint
the National Guard was to bo dis
tinnded has oauso I a fnliiug olF of
attendance at drd's aud meotiugs.
uoioiiHi r isiier raiuie a speo -n
to Oo. B on this occasion, which
was woll calc ul ii tod to have an iu
vig noting ettVot He tol I tUo com
puny that tho National Guard of
tluwaii would continue llin bamo
as beforo annexation, upon an
equal Btaud ng w.tli tho corres
ponding b .dies in tho Statos. Gou
erals Merriam and Kiug had been
seen by him on the mailer, aud
their opinion whs favorable to the
p opositiou. For himself ho was
.loing all he coul I t keop up the
interest iu tho N. G. H, aud h
dosired this oompauy to get iu a 1
i ho recruits it could. It was likely
(hut they would havoa now armory
beforo long. Ho was doiug all he
could to that ond, aud limi men
tioned the matter to Generals Mer
riniu and Kinu'. They bad assured
him that the N. G. H. would re
ceive equal considoratiou with the
Nutional Guard organizations on
tho mainland. It should bo tho
aim of tho body to inn It o the soci
able fraturo more prominent in
futuro, which would of courso bo
fuciliiatod by tho pissession of a
new armory. Aftor tlm wnr excito-
ment iu ilio United States had
quieted dowD, it was probablo that
iuo Hawaiian euards would be
supplied with Krag-Jorgensen or
ho latest pattern SpriugGold
Uo. B eloctod a now mpmbor nt
this meeting. It uIbo appropriated
money for tbreo new class medals
to bo shot for by tho company.
Medals for tho past thioo mouttis
woro prosontod to the winners.
Captaiu Zieglor had Co. F, late
Hnwaiian regulars, out for drib
vi-storday oveuing. This company
has foity-uino men on its roll,
nearly all of them having beou in
tho regular service. Tho esprit de
corps of this command is excel
lout, giving promise of a shiniug
iccord as voluuteer militia.
E. 0. Uolst. in, clerk in th.
niiMC department of tho Hawaii
au Nows Co., fouud recently on
ins premises, vinoyaru street, a
belt buuklo used during tho dnye
if Kameh iraoha 111. it is a vt ry
arc thing, and already a biu oil or
has beau mnd Mr. Holstoin. Tho
buckle has on it a er wn and, ho
neath, "ilamohameha ill."
Royl make tho looj pure,
wboloome anil dellclMt.
ROVU lUKINO POWDtR CO.. Ht VtWK.
Thinks England Should Have the Place -Not
Much of Yalue There-First Filibustering
Expedition Story of "Peerless."
Thoro is porhaps no ono in Ho
nolulu so well informed ou innt
'i rs in yunoa tlnu is J. O. Jen
kius, an omployo of W. G. Irwin
& 0 ., who, althouah ho has boon
awny from tho inlands for sevoral
years, keeps in vory cloo tonch
tnrou.di letters and uowipapors.
Mr. Jenkins does nutbeliovo tuero
is any truth in tho report that a
partitiou of Samoa o twoen th
governments of tho United Stales,
Gormany and England is on tho
tup s. "Why," snid Mr. Jenkins,
"tiiero is uot enough of the place
for tlireo. besides that, thoro is
not enough of valux to woriant
VHiy much of au objection on tho
pnit of America should Eiulaml
or Germany wish totakoSimoa
"As to Gormany, tho natives
down there hate tho very uamo.
1'he English nro by far tho most
p ipulur people England has the
othor two groups near by. Why
nhould sho not have Samoa ? I
bolievo that to bo tho oasiest way
out of tho difficulty."
Mr. Joukijs was captain of tho
schoouor yacht PeerlosB which
wont to Samoa iu 187-1 oq fi tali
buatoring expedition. Ool. Stoiu
bergor was in charo and it was
woll understood that, should ho
succeed in making tho proper nr-
rangomeuts, ho was to havo tho
backing of no Amorican man of
war. Several inlluontial mou woro
nt tho back of tho tchomo of send
iLg ut tho Peorloss. Strango to
say, among these was a German
thm. The Peorloss had no meu
outside the crew aboard her as it
Mas tho plan to uso tho natives
However, thoro wo o two Howit
zors on deck and a stand of arms
"Unfortunately for Ool. Steiu
borgor," said Mr. Jenkins, "ho did
uot "take" very well and, in a
short time, had fallen out with the
uoverumeut, myself nnd tin amo
ticnn Consui. Tho last mi mod
becamo suspicious of Stoinbergor
and his two Howitzers, p tttiug
nim down as a filibuster. The
hip was virturtlly soized.
"Col. Sloiuberger mado a pro
position to mo to sneak out in tho
dead of night, I could have done
it as there was nothing in tho har
bi r that could catch the Peerless,
but tho papers could not be ob
taiued and, be ides that, I badu't
auy gro-it desire for tho job. The
p au was to tuko tho Peerless to
Honolulu. I snu-lled a rat und, a
w di.jt a'er, 1 w-nt aboard as a
Unit-d States polico ollicor, eoiz-d
the ship with a crow and iu a littl.-
vuilr, had her alongside a British
uan-of-war thon iu port. Hr
ticks were puilod out to mak-
tiro of uo one got i ing aw With
ier. Later hhd was sold.
"Ool. Steiubergur was dopirtod.
nut first to Fiji and then buck to
he United Stntes. Sinco that
imo ho haB been steadily suinu'
he British Gov -rumen t for biu
nmngos. The last I heard of
uim, ho was in Now Yoik.
"As for myuoif, I remained in
Samoa nnd speut twonty four
ettis iu that pluoo and neighbor
OuiiKrul arrfno u a Cunillclattt.
NewYoik, Sept. G. Governor
Black's biipporlors dealnre that
I'latt is uot for Roosowlt, but has
i ca didato undor cover. Gou
ial Francis V. Greene- is said to
ie Mr. Piatt's real condidato for
eftion is hniled with joy by tLo
'latt henchmen. Ho moits nil
tho requirements possessed by
olouol ltoBrolt, aud is frei
rem 8omo of the hitter's objec
'onablo fouturee. Iu a military
way ho eeoms to fill tho bill.
Two More are Docketed -Swarm of Witnesses
Other Matters In the Higher
Judgo Porry is hearing thelibol
of RujsqII Oolegrovo nctiust the
steamship Columbia, claiming
damagoi for false imprisonment
on board that vessel. Thoro are
to other libels to be tried ouo
brought by tho above complain
nit's brother aud ono by Hjso
Berliner. In tho preseut caso
K-nuoy x Ballou appear for libel
laut, and F. M. Hatch und E.
Oaypless for the libelee.
A large numhtr of witnesses
are waiting to ho called. Oaptaiu
Mil i, or was ou tho stand this
morning. TIip courtroom is near
ly fillot with 8pjotators, most of
i bom passeugurs of tho Columbia
If tho wholo s'ory of tho ship,
from tho time sho came into the
bauds of her present ownois uu
til she (loik)d in Honolulu, is
bo told tlireo timoj, the bmauas
supposed to b- waiiiug at Udo for
hor roturu earjo Mill bo over- rtpo
before they nro loaded.
A stipulation has boan filed to
vacate u decree by Judgo Perry,
iu the caso of Maria S Davis, a
next frioud of J. K. Samuer, vs.
( K. Sumner. Tho decreo ad
judged Sumnor to be non compos
mentis aud nppoiutod J. O. Carter
as Ins cuardiau. Maria fc. U.ivib
declaros lit Is not hor de-ire to
press the proceedings any further,
heuco sho couseuts to the vacating
of the dooroo and discontiuuos hor
appeal to the Supreme Court.
Kinney & Bnllou for plaintiff;
Castle and Woaver for defen
dant. J. A. King, receiver of J. K
Sumnor's estate, has had his ao
counts appro rat uud himself dis
charged. Ejoctmont summouH has been
served at the suit of W. G. Irwi
against 0. W. Macfarlane, 0. R.
Collins and Ah Iui, for laud at
Knpiolani Park and, $1000 dam
Solomon Barlinor was ypstor
day substituted beforo JuJgo Porry
for Boso Borliner. by tho dosigua
tion of "hor noxt friend," as libel
laut of tho steamship City of
Columbia, claiming damages for
false imprisonment. Geo. A
Davis for libellant; F. M. Hatch
lion. X'aul JNoumaun is n;aiu
on tho Suprorao 0 urt bmch to
Iny, with Chief Justice Judd and
Justico Whitiug, in plnco of Jus
tico Frear, absont.
Tho U. S. S. Philadelphia.Wad
leigh commander, returned to port
this forenoou after a cruiso in the
direction of Kauai. Her appenr
nice oil Waiatmo this morning
was tho caurje for all kinds of sur
mises. It was bolieved sho had
gnuo off in tho direction of La
American Messonuor servhe.
Masonic Tern ple.T lephnno li
Bailey's Honolulu Cycler?.
231 King Street.
Ui been appointed agent In the Hawaiian UtanJt
for (fie (Amous
nicycle'n well known (or their ability lo ttini lurJ
They are LOW In price but HIGH In quality. They
toe MORGAN & WRIGHTS DOUIILE TUIU
TIKIIS, (lush joints, I auber hanKers, U Mock chain
and every moJern Improvement, Enamel ana iin!h
equal to any. Tully guaranteed as to material an.
workmanship In every way equal to high priced ma
chines for hard work and wear. Price spot cash $40,00
Ladles and gentlemen's In slock,
Contracts taken to repair all punctures and keep
bike In good order at $1.00 per month.
Proposal to Continue tho Favorable Conditions
ol Hawaiian Law Mr. Thurston's
Exposition of Rice Industry.
W. Horaco Wright, barrister
and aesociato editor of tho Indo
pend-nt, was tho only person to
ombraco tho opportunity of this
"opou" morning of tho Hawaiiau
Oommifsion. Tho doors were
closed behind him, eluttiug out
his brothron of tho press. As n
newspaper man himsolf, however,
Mr. Wright knew what wns what
and told all about it whon he
osmo out. Ho had appeared aa
the envoy extraordinary of tho
Chineso colony, to preseut its
1 bird or fourth momorinl thus far,
also n petition signed, it is leani
0 I, by many Ohiuosn and busi
ness mon of othor nationalities.
Mr. Wright also mado a point
for his clientole, verbally, in in
forming tho Ojramiasion that, ac
cording to Hawaiiau ouitom,
pnmi'gouitoro is derived from tho
Tho memorial has a preamblo
reouiug tho natnro of Chineso ex
clusion laws iu tho United Stalo,
aud tho differing conditions in
Hawaii which doprivo those
laws of their initiatory roasous.
I'lion tho memorialists suggnst
that tho proposal for a now form
of government shall embody sag
gebtlnns for a lihornl Ohiueso im
inigritiou law, perramiug nu mo
Chineso residents now entitled by
law to tho right of n return permit
11 continuance of that right; also
that Ohinoso merchants nud tra
vo'or8 may bo permitted to visit
Hawaii for a period not to oxeced
six mouths, good bonds being til d
10 warraut thoir leaving nt the end
of that thno; also that Obiuot-o
laborers may bo permitted to so
journ in Hawaii for a period not
to oxcood throo years, good boudn
beiug filod to guarantee their de
parturo: also that Chinese wnnen
aud minors under ten years of ul"'.
who havo relatives by blood or
marriago residing in Hawaii, bo
permitted to como to this couutry.
Tho petition, uudorstood to hnvo
bcon propared by L. A. Thurdtou,
gives particulars of the rice iudus
trv. Amonu othor thiucs it says
that (ho tablo or rico exports does
uot fully demonstrate tho impor
tsuco of tho industry to tho Ha
waiian Islands, for tho reason that
rico forms tho main nrtioloof food
for nearly one-half of tho entire
population tho Ohiueso and Jnp
tuesu and also forms a vory con
siilorablo part of tho food of tho
omaiuing portion of tho people of
" Tho raising of rico is and for
yeais has bcon almost exulus.voly
iu tho hands of the Ohin-se.
" i'hu census of 189G shows that
out of 8-1-1 rice plantation owners,
718 woro Ohiueso.
" Almost without oxceplion the
persons doiogthe nctual work up
on ho ricaplantutioujaroOhiuero,
evon upon plantations which aio
uot iwuod by Chinese."
Tho following resumo is giveu
of tho effects of legislation tlm
will drivo tho rico business out of
oxistonco in Hawaii:
" 1. Au industry which directly
supports COOO people aud iudirect
l fiUOO moro will ba oiushed out
" 2. An industry which brings
into beneficial uso 10 OUO aoros ol
and. and which produces rontalB
tmouuting to uot lo'S than S200,;
J.,0 a year will beextinguiahod.''
Tho petitioners concede tho dif-
tioulty ut outaiuiug spuoial legisla
tion. 9 m
The Senator will not get away
until Friday. Sho is now coaling
it as i apid a rate as pos-ihlo.
"Professor" Lombard, taken to
tho polico station yestorduy for
icting queerly, was reloased from
custody this forouoou.
Tells of Exciting Times with Spaniards
Almost Entered from Flanks Nebraska
to the Rescue -
It is not generally known among
'ho peopto of Honolulu that tlm
seven regular soldieis wh return
ed from Manila on tho l'rausptrk
Senator have all been under tho
lire uf tho S,iniards ami tint two
or throo wpro iu simoof tho ho
tost fighting. Of tho hitter, Cor
poral Loath of tho 23rd lufautry Is
one. Mr. Leath is from A'nbanm
toward which S tj ho is uov
jotiruoyiug to visit his homo nnd
he dear ones and to tell them ol
ill that has happened out iu tho
Phil ppines during tho variona
-ngageinouts His limo of sorvico,
ike iho remainder of the man
aboard, is now up.
Sposking of tho work of tho
American troops iu Manila, Mr.
Loath said tho following:
"Wo did uot have nay vary bil
engagement nt any timo during
tho turee weoks previous to thn
Htirreudor of tin Soaniarls in
Manila but we were almost niuht
ly, uudt-r a worrjiuu fire. Whim
digging tho douches, particularly
on dark aud rainy nights, tho
Spaniards, having discovered oar
weak points, would concoutratn
thoir tiro thore. Houovor, wo
persevored and finally got a vory
"Of o urse, tho stoiy of tho
various tights lias uou tola in
the pnp.Ta but 1 would liko to
'iv ou the story of tho niahi
of tho uMi of Auijuot as I was in
tho thick of that.
" The 3rd Artillery and tho 11th
nnd 21) rd In fan tries had boen sout
out to tho iutrouchmouts, whom
they wero kept at work all day
making tho trouohes. Just as it
turned dnrk, theSpiniardsopouoJ
"Cos. F E and D of the 23td
wero on tho Hanks. Thn rent oE
tho regiment woro on tho main
tiring lino. Co. H of which I was
a member wns on tho oud of thia
ol bo to tho think comp mit-s.
Tho Spaniards had fmuid tho
weak spot, the ilank, nud having
aravtled through a bamboo thicket
and cmorgod into the clearing
about a huudrod yards away, woro
makiug btraight for Oo. P
Our mou kept up a coutiuunl firo
and Oo. F used up about 7000
rounds ot ammunition iu about n
"The situation was most gravo.
Tho Spaniards wero seeking
to break tho lino, get in
nohiud us aud, ilaukiuu
tho main tiring lino, cut us oil
from our resuive fnrre. Co. V
wns almost out of miiiii nit ion and
tho Spauiard wero closinir in.
when down along an old road cumo
the Fiist Nebraska Volunteers ai
loublo time. Swinging around
iu line, thoy tjuickly took
their plncos behind thn
iutronohments, poverod such t
galling tiro into tho Spaniards
thoy relioitol behind tho
Continued ou eighth p;ie.
Highest Honors World's Fair.,
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pnrc Orapc Cream of Tcrtar Powde&
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