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Vol. V. No. 1022.
YOUTHFUL BOY WANDERER
Story of Jimmy Smart, How at Police
Tells ot How he Came to be Here-Lett Father
and Mother -Worked In Skaguay
Ever since tho arrival in port of
tliH City of Columbia thero has
beon confined at tho police station,
nu eleven your old hid, who wont
nbonrd tho steamer as a Btowaway
for IIouolulu, whoro ho expected
to miiko n living. Jimmy Smart
is tho Diwno the boy uses but his
correct namo is James O'Brien.
IIo has traveled up in tho cold
Klondike regions all by hiuiBolf,
making onough to travel from
place to place. In Honolulu ho
seemed to see a futuro and, for
that rensou, did his best to got
horo. Jimmy's story is best told
in bin own words:
"My mother and father lived up
in Mouto Cristo in tho Cascado
Mountains whoro dad worked in a
mine. Mother aud father had
frequent quarrols and I couldn't
stand it auy longer, so on May
21st, 1895, I rau away, saying
nothing whntevor of my inten
tions. I wout to Snohomish aud
then to Maohias. Thero I got
employment in a mill, nailing
bauds, working for S3 a week,
with board and lodging.
"Business bocamo dull and 1
wout to Everett and from thero
to Soattlo whoro I orrivod about
12 o'olook at night. A policoman
collared mo but I told him how I
was situated and ho allowed mo to
go. Tho next day I got an outfit
. and went to shining shoes but
"" business was not good, and after
two weeks I oast in my luck with
the Nowsboys Union. Again
thero was a dullness in business
and I went to Taoom . I wont in
had onough money to buy him
out. In another month I sold out
for $20 aud staited out for Junoau
whero I worked in Slim Jim's
theatro long onough to make $20.
Then I went to Skaguay.
' In Skaguay I romainod for ton
months working in a thoatro. I
did a 'coon turn' with Schwartz
and then wont back to Soattlo,
' landing there with $50 in my
" i was thoro whon Soapy Smith,
a frioud of mine, was shot. I was
rustling beor on tho floor of tho
thoatro when Soapy Smith ran
past with a Winchester. I know
there was going to bo troublo.
Alter tho shooting men rushed up
and down tho streets with Win
chesters and revolvers. It was tho
roughest place I wrb over in.
" From Soattlo I went to Kont
and worked on a farm for some
1 time. Then I wont Im.-k to Seattle
1 and stowed awtiy in ihe City of
Columbia. When ihn bontswain
found mo in tho forecastle, ho
caught mo by tho back and used
mo very roughly, saying all the
while ho would 'keel-haul' me. It
didn't turn a hair of my head.
Then I wont to the captain. Well,
tho long anu sunn oi u is iiiui x
was mado to work vory hard and
at tho eud waB locked up.
" I like the country well onongh
what littlo I've soon of it. Jack
Melanphy, tho othor turnkey, De
tective Kaapa and all tho oflicors
bavo been vory kind to mo. I
shouldn't run away if I woro al
lowed to go out."
Jimmy is a littlo boy but he
has on his shouldors tho head of
an old man and speaks as if ho
J. NnllTtm Sentenced.
J. Sniffon, one of tho Palaraa
hoodlums, arrested recently, plead
guilty in tho Polico Court this
morning to tho charge of assault
and battory on Sin Wo. IIo mado
) ,tho assertion that ho was drunk at
( Mho time ho struck tho Chinumau.
Judge- Wilcox imposed a sentence
of two months' imprisonment ut
SUPREME COURT HEARINGS
S. S. City of Colombia's First Libel
Good for Four Days.
Summonses Returned Tor November Term ol
First Circuit U. S. V. Offlcer Ad
mitted to the Bar.
Hon. Ceoil Brown is tho substi
tute Justico iu placo of Justice
Froar on thoSupromo Court bench
Cases thus far argued and sub
mitted at Supremo Court term nro
tho following: H M Mist vs. S M
WKawolo, FLDortch vs. AV
Goar, Tong On vs. Tai Keo, G K
Wildor vs. C S Bradford and K
Kahoomana ot al. vs. V A Car
valho. N. ltussol vs. Tax Assessor of
Hawaii was continued till Decom
Joe Floras ot al. vs. J. Mdka
was submitted without argument.
Kaupeua Kuimana vs. 0. II. Pu
laa and J. H. Kamauuu was on
this forenoon. This is somowhat
thu colobrated caso of falso impri
soumont upon a chargo of practis
ing tho arts of a kahuna.
Russell Colegrove vs. S. S. City
of Columbia first of threo man
timo libols, is on its second day
before Judgo Perry. At least two
days moro of it nro in prospect.
This libel is for damages on no
count of broach of contract, not
false imprisonment as inadvortont
ly stated yesterday. Complainant
claims ho was uulawfufly removed
from tho position of manner of
Summons iu ejectment for tho
November torm has beon sorved
on the Bishop Eitato Trustees, on
the complaint of Waikulani w.,
clnimiug '1-1 acros at Manoa and
1 94 chains of land at Kalihi, with
damages of $3000.
Hoe Pilipi, w., brings a suit in
ejectmont against Lolokaua, k.,
and Y. Ah In, for laud atKalauao
with $100 damages.
Frank Smith Brittain is the
latest acquisition to the Bar. Ho
is a first lieutenant of U. S. V.
Engineors, stationed at GampMc
Kinloy, Honolulu. When ho was
commissioned for the war ho was
a momber of the law Arm of
Shortridge, Beatty & Brittain, San
UllOPPKD FIIUM THIS CLOUDS.
Iiulmaui TolW Tlint a Htransa Man
Chicago, Soptembor 4. A spe
cial to tho "Times-Herald" from
Winnipeg, Man., says: Indians
reaching Dauphin from tho far
north roport mooting an Esqui
maux who told of tho appoarauco
among thorn of a straugo man
who doscondod from tbe clouds ou
tho shores of Hudson bay. Tho
opinion among the whites is that
tho man is And roe, tho Arctic ox
ploror. Left With Iteiruttft Commit m.
The decision iu tho two yacht
rncos of Saturday has not yet
beon announced. Tho judges havo
UniBuect tho deliberations and
havo handed over tho matter to tho
Regatta Committee for final set
tlemont. Royal mike tho food pure,
wholesome and ddlclwia.
ROYAL BAKINO POWDCN CO., Hrw VOflK.
War Department of the United
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22,
AMERICAN UNION PARTY
Thinks It High Tims Somebody Spoke
for tbe Annexationists,
Therefore Formulates a Memorial to the Com'
mission on the Hatter of Hawaii's
Yestorday ovoning tho Central
Committeo of tho Amorican Union
Party hold a mooting, to consider
tho mattor of prosonting a memor
ial in tho namo of the party to tho
Hawaiian Commission. G W.
Smith prosided iu tho absouco of
J. A. Kennedy, chairman, aud W.
B.Sims, secretary, waB at tho desk.
Thoro was a good doal of discus
sion upon proposed -m of
tho party'a desiros, hut tho conclu
sions ordcrod to bo drafted into
form wero adoptod almost unani
mously. Tho momorial will be presented
tomorrow. It sots forth that cue
American Union party wasorau
ized March 1, 189-1, as tho out
growth of tho Annexation Club
and tho Amorican League No
other political body supported tho
polioy of annexation.
Tho main object of tho party
was to assist and support tho Pro.
visional Government in tho for
mation of tho Republic of Hawaii,
then to maintain tho Ropublia
until annexation should bo ac-
chioved. It proved its ropreson-
miivu uMiuuuiur uy electing us
nominoos to tho Constitutional
Convention that gavo tho Repub
lic its fundamental law.
Tho party olocted its candidatos
for both braucuos of tho Legisla
ture in 1891, and for tho Houso of
Representatives again iu 1897.
This Contral Committoo was
elected by tho nominating con
vention that sat in the latter year.
Tho presont Executive of Ha
waii has not at any time consulted
with tho party or its logitimato
roproaontatives, as to recommend
ations to bo mado to tho Commis
sion rolativo to tho futuro form of
government for Hawuii. Thoro
foro tho Contral Committeo ad
dresses tho Commission.
Contidenco is expressed in the
wisdom and integrity of tho Com
missioners appointed by Presi
dent MoKinloy for tho purposo
just mentioned. Tho momorial
auks that a territorial form of
government be rocomraended, with
only such limitations as may bo
necessary to conservo tho best in
terests of nil concornod.
A liberal suffrage is requested.
Also, a spoody oxtension of tho
United States tariff and shipping
laws over tho torritory of Ha
Satisfaction is expressed at th
prospect of tho construction of
the Nicaragua canal and tho lay
ing of tho Pacifio cablo.
Whilo advocating appointments
t) office from bona fhlo residents
of tho torritory, yet the memoria
lists beliovo it would be to tho best
interbBts of nil that the first Gov-
ornor should bo (.no not bound by
any ties, politiciil or otherwise, to
any party or clans in this country.
They beliovo such an appointment
would conduco to m ro rapid pro
gross toward American ideas, stan
danls and inbtiiutioiiH.
Tho CentralCommittoe, of which
a quorum look tho uction hoio re
ported with tho knowledgo aud
consent of sorao absont mombers,
is composed thus:
J A Konnedy, cbnirinan; W It
Sims, secretary; G W Smith, J H
Fisher, T F Lansing, J A Mc
Candless, W U Hoogs, Ed Towse,
E O Winston, J S Martin, B F
Dillingham, J A Low, F B Mo
Stocker, W J Lowrie, Wm Honry
and E B Mikalemi.
Mr. Plunkett, brother-in-law of
Dr. Williams, is in town from
A rownrd is offered nt this oflico
for a lost dross coat.
States May Escape Investigation d
ON THE CAMPING GROUNDS
Company H Will Go on Hundred Mile
Baseball Game Yesterday Another on Saturday
No RID Range Yet Engineers
Busy Figuring on Drainage.
Tho boys in camp at Eapiolani
Park aud on tho slopes of Dia
mond Head aro busy thinking up
various kinds of recreation. Bubo
ball was started a fortnight or so
ago, and now each battalion has a
A gamo botwoon the socond and
third battalions wns playod mi tho
diamond insido tho raco course
yesterday aftornoon. Tho third
bnttalion was victorious over tho
second, scoriug 15 runs to tho 12
of their opponents. Tho game
was a good ouo and quito full of
Bliarp playing. Tuo second bat
talion team olaims losing the gamo
by an attempt on tho part of one
of tho players to mako a couplo of
There will be another gamo on
Saturday uftcmoon. Tho public
is cordially iuvitod to all events of
At tho present timo, Captain
Hitchcock nt the Binghnmton
Company of Now Yorkers is figur
ing ou n hundred miles march
around tho isluud fur his mon,
this to begin about Octobor. Tho
march will tako up ton days and
ton miles each day will bo all tho
mon will do. Asido from bointr
vory much of a pleasuro, tho mon
will beabloto Bousomothincof tho
country. Thoy will carry their tents
and rations. Wacons will be
used to transport thoso necessary
Tho Y. M. C. A. houso is prov
ing a groat thing for tho boys.
It is occupied during all hours of
tho day aud tho oarly evening, and
tuo boys unci raucu pleasuro in
reading tho mattor sproad out
tor moir accommodation.
Tho "U. S. Oyolory" is doing a
big business. Mon who tako out
whools do so by a tickot with tho
signature of tho captains of tho
companies in . which thoy happen
Tho fuct that nothing moro is
being said about a riflo ran go is,
in tho opiuion of a largo numbor
of tho men, a sign that thoy are
soon to bo roturnod homo for
Tho onaineers havo boon very
busy during tho last week figuring
on uraiuaco for tho camp of tho
Now Yorkers in anticipation of
tuo coming wintor rains.
Would Send Delegate.
Tho Kalaiaina Socioty nro now
contemplating Bonding two dele
gatus to Washington to bnok up
tho momorial recontly haudod in
to tho Commission. It seems to
bo assured that Robort Wilcox is
to bo one of tho mon. Some of the
natives of tho socioty are making
vory much of a howl over tho pro
position ns thoy soe nothing in it
but a pleasaut trip for two mon.
No good can bo douo.
Amorican MeBRongor sorvice.
Masonic Tomplo.Telephono 444
Bailey's Honolulu Cyclery.
231 King Street.
Ha been appointed agent in the Hawaiian '''anJs
(or the famous
Itkycle'i well known lor their ability to Hand lurd
They are LOW in price but HIGH In quality. They
have MOKCiAN & WKIGIITS DOUBLE TUIIE
TIKUS. flush joints, I'auber hanger, I). Hock chain
anJ every modern Improvement. Enamel and finish
equal to any. Tulty guaranteed as to material and
workmanship In every way equal to hlh priced ma
chines for hard work and wear Price spot cash $40.ut
Ladles and gentlemen's In stock.
Contracts taken to repair all punctures and keep
blko In eood order at Ji.ou per month,
What "A. 11." Thinks the Islands
Something About Recently Arrived "Steerage
Passengers" Men of Yarlous Industries
What They Can Do.
Mn. Editoii: Tho iutorost wo
tako in tho cultivation of tho soil
and our connoction with the
Bureau of Agriculturo brings us
a number of callers from tho
ranks of tho much-talked of stoor
ogo passongors arriving iu Hono
lulu of lato nud, in justico to thoso
strangers, wo desire to say that wo
aro agrooably surprised to find
that all thoso we havo had the
ploaBiiro to meet, aro intelligent,
clear hoadod, progrossivo mon.
Amongst thorn nro fruit growers,
fruit packers, prcservois, confoo
tiouors, brick makors, mechanics,
larmors ana agricultural exports,
and canners. Thoro is certainly
more room for cannors, brick
makors and agricultural oxports at
this timo in Hawaii than thero is
for moro lawyers aud dootors.
Most of tho mon who havo arrived
recontly havo money, tools and
soeds and somo camohoro to mako
observations for capitalists iu tho
East and Wost. A mau cortainly
should not bo blackballed or
suoerod at bocauso ho happeus to
arrive iu tho stoorago. Somo of
our most thrifty and woll-to-do
Honolulu mechanics como nud go
as stoorago passungors, ns thoy
oauuot make $50 a wook oasior.
Ouo of tho fruit men desires to
start n modern cannory for tho
preserving of tropical and semi
tropical fruit and vecotablos.
Such a factory would provo of in
ostimnblo vuluo to small fruit
growors nnd would give employ
ment to nativo boys anu girls.
Why should wo not have a fac
tory of this kind on each island'
A fow industries of this kind
would bo of moro value to Hilo
thau a half dozon fruit carrying
steamers. Look ovor tho report of
tho Collector of Customs and see
tho amount of canned goods wo
import pickles, jams, jollies and
canned goods ot all kinds. Tho
export of chutnoy nlono from
Liongal and Calcutta is more thau
our wholo coffeo export. Wo havo
here all tho ingrodients for mak
ing chutney-tamarinds, mangoes,
poppers, onions nud torantoes.
For the fiscal year, ending Juno
30, 189G, thero wus imported into
tho United Htatos, 11,900,700
pounds of figs, valued at thej port
of export, at $039,512 Tho figs aro
sold at auction iu Now York from
nine to twenty - five couts per
pouud. Assuming that tho nvorage
sum paid was ton cents per pound,
tuo amount paid tlio oxporters in
foroiuu couutrios for lies would
nverago about 1,200,000 a year.
Iuib amount of 1ms could ho
grown in Waianao, Waialua, Wai
mea and Kahuku mountains, uu-
dor proper conditions. It would bo
a low estimato to say tiiut one
million dollars' worth of figs
for homo consumption, stuumers,
men-of-war aud shipping genorally
would bo used. Who would not
eat figs at tivo cents per pound ?
Fig troes produco two crops of
a year in Hawaii. A fig treo neods
but littlo caro. Bugs aud othor
jests keep away from tho treos.
Birds are tho groatest ouomy.
Tobacco is ouo of our most pro
misery industries. Thoro is no
tobacco grown iu Cuba but what
could be raised in Hawaii uuder
Waiinoa valley is tho homo of
tho whita mulberry troo, upon
which tho silkworm feeds. Tho
wondorful prospority of tho silk
iudustry in tho Uuitod States in
dicatos tho prosperity of its peo
ple. Tho vnluo of tin production
of silk fabrics iu tho United
Stntoswill roach 110,000,000. Iu
189S, tho silk toxtilu iudustry of
America greatly exceeded that of
France, which has for a long
while beon tho loading producor
of silk goods. A. U.
And Its Columns are Read
PltlOE 5 OI5NT8.
THE HONOLULU PLANTATION
Ultimate Output of Ten to Twelve
Thousand Tons of Sugar.
First Field lo Contain One Thousand Acres
The Irrigating Plant-No Shares
for Local Market.
Work on tho new plantation
named after tho capital city is
progressing. There aro about 200
laborers omployed, aud 200 acres
of laud has been cleared. Thirty
acres hns been planted in soed
cane, which will bo increased to
150 acres by next February.
Planting for tho first crop will
begin in June. The first fiold
will contain 1000 acres, tho levol
lands to bo planted first.
Tho nrea of tho plantation ex
touds from Moaunlua to tho bor-
dors of Orthu plantation in Ewa
district. It is intouded to work
up tho output of sugar, in four or
fivo years, to ten or twelve thou
One pumping plant is now on
tho way from tho Coast, whoro
most of tho equipments of tho
plantation nro purchased. This
plant will bo immediately put iu
operation for irriimtino tlm aneil
enno, which is below tho Tovol of
the flowing wells. Two moro
purapiug plunts will bo erected by
June uoxt to irriimto tbn first
All of tho canital HtncL- una anh.
scribed in Sau Francisco, as tho
result ot tuo promotion of tho
plantation there by Jus. A. Low,
tho only local iwiu in tho eutor
IrinO. Mauv imnliennta in ITnnn-
lulu for shares aro therefore dis
appointed. Tho oflicors of tho
company aro these:
N. Ohlandt. nroKiilnnl? Rimmnl
, I -...v.v -...Ui.
aussman, vico president; M. Ehr
man. treasurer wlin form )
board of directors with F. Till.
man, .Jr., Wm. Matson, J. L. Ros
ter nnd John A. Buck: E. II. 81ml.
don, secretary; A. F. Morrison,
oan i'riiucisco, ana iviuuoy
Ballon, Honolulu, nttoruoys; Jns.
A. Low, manager.
Cunii Fire Tonight.
Comrades E. A. Strout, R. Jay
Groono nnd Qoorgo Do La Vergno
of tho G. A. R. Camp Firo com
mitteo make tho otlicial announce
ment: "The sixteenth nnnnnl
camp firo of Geo. W.Do Long
L-os: jno. 40, u. A. tt., will behold
at the home of Past Commander
J. N. Wrinht (Littlo Britain nn
Thursdny ovoniug, Soptembor 22,
hii:ou. an mourners ot tuo u.
A. It., togethor with nil sojourn
ing comrades, and their families,
irocordiallv invited to bo nrfiRnnt "
Comrado Strout has worked in-
defatigably to mako tho Camp
v iro a success.
Nick Haulier on .ralundl.
Tho Senator brought tho nows
that tho sick Boldiors iu Manila,
ivhnm the mou in command saw fit
to Bend homo to America, woro nil
on tho Zealandia. It was thereforo
particularly unfortunate that sho
should havo boeii caught in the
typhoon that partially disabled
Highest Honors World's Fair.
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Urn fie (Jream of Tartar Powde
40 YEAP S HE STANDARD