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Why Did llic Commissioners Officially Address the Hawaiian Exclusively in the Bulletin ?
THE PAPER THAT
Why Do Merchants
Address the People in
THE BULLETIN ?
Vol. V. No. 1021.
HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2-1, 1898.
Piuou 5 Cunts.
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HAS IT BEEN A BLESSING?
Question that "A. H." Asks
0. R. & L. Co.
Where Pleasant Homes Could Be Located
About Landlords -Power of the Press So
licitedMatter or Acreage.
Mil. Editoh: Hob tho Oahu
Railroad and LaudCorapouy been
tlio Incasing to ua that tbo promo
tors promised ? Flowery speeches
wore made iu the Legislature to
obtuiu tho liberal subsidy of
$3300 pr mile of tux-payors'
money on govommont bonds.
Without this the O. It. & L. Co.
could or would not have been
built. It was advocated by its
promoters that (his road would
open up the couutry along tho Boa
coaat for Binall homes, farina,
orchards, beautiful villas, otc.
Tho writer, being a fairly largo
rat1 piver, oncouragod aud gave
what little assistance ho could in
thuy way of tolliug its manager
that any laud owned by him or
uuder his control tin) lt.lt. could
pa-s through without charge. Wo
took a rouud trip over this excel
lent road a lw days ago. Tho
faro was reasonable, cars clean and
airy, attendance courteous aud
tho hennery, boautiful; but do
cosy lhtlo homesteads could
bo seen anywhoro ouly coolie
camps from one ond of tho road
to tho other. It tins roau was
built for tho plantations, tho Gov
erumout may have put its raonoy
to better use, as tho plantations ou
Oahu havo hotter landings than
they havo on tho othor islands.
Is it not a fact that tho manager
of this road (which Ho could not
have built without tho Government
wfQubaidy) has beon tho advauco
agent of tho road aud gobblod up
all availablo large t acts of land
as well as small kill -nuns?
Wo know of aovonl small home
steaders who i" n ted or leased
land from tho said company, built
houses, planted fruit troos and,
aftor a fow years of strugglo, had
to leave as they could not pay tho
. rent, wator rates, etc
" Thoro is no landlord so exact
and cruel as tho middloman,
Speculator or second landlord.
i That has boon tho case in Ireland,
'Australia and othor countrjoB and
i it is hore today;but with tho advout
I of ono man, ono vote, under our
now Americau laws, it is to bo
hoped tho power of corporated
wealth in this littlo country will
bo held in check.
Tho valuo of such association
can easily bo apprecia'ed, but the
question is how to b ing tho sub
ject before tho small settlors of
thoso Islands. As it seems to us
thero is but one w ly, and that is,
through the P pbs of Honolulu
If you gentlfii u of tho Press
will tako tho iu tt u in hand and
advocate a system that has proved
such a marked success in tho Old
World, it should insure succossou
Wairaea Vulloy, adjoining Wai
nlua, has an area according to Mr.
Gay's survey, of G074 acres
onough land to sottlo our whole
Portugueso Cob my. Tho boauty
of scouory and tho fertility of tho
land is indoacrlbable, Somo
40 years ago or moro
a company of , natives pur
chased this land aud formod a
cooporativo association. This Ilui
has hold togothor for over 30 yoars
and prospered. Tho Honorable
Jes'0 Aniaro, its president, says
that ho bad SC00 in tho treasury,
until tho ovor hungry laud ogonts
got in and purchased 23 shares
out of tho 48 and it is only a ques
Hon of time now till they have tho
notivos away from tins charming
It would bo of moro valuo to
our government to havo ono thou
sand men with SI each in Wai
Jmea and Waialua valloys than to
' lnivo threo men with throo millon
dollars. A. II.
CRICKET MATCH FOR TODAY
W. G. Grace, the English Veteran, Still
Wields the Willow.
Heavy Scoring In This Year's Matches How
Lancashire Avoided a Defeat In
Face of Heavy Odds.
This afternoon a cricket match
botwoen "Australia and Hawaii"
and "World" elevens will bo play
ed on tho Makiki reservation.
Hawaii II L Horboi t, ltev.
Lano, Harvoy, Ilatfiold, Vincent,
Jordan, Dr Murray, Liehmon,
Woedou, Hogge, Ballontyne, Sey
mour. World EAR Ross, Donald
Roqb.S P Woods, Willis, Barrett,
Catton, T Low, SEP Taylor,
Walkor, Blashki, McComaB, Har
ry Wilder, W Ohamborlain, A St
O Piianaia, W T MonBarrat and A
St M Mackintosh.
As cricket ia a live aport in Ho
nolulu, some itemBfrom tho birth
place of tho gaino will hardly lack
W. G. Graco, the great English
cricketer, is still at it. Tho pru
sout mouth he was to play at tho
Hastings Festival for England in
Surrey and Suaaox va. England,
and a London papor rccallB that
31 yoars ago, when Graco was a
slim young man of 10, ho played
for tho samo sido in an identical
match. Of tho other 21 players in
that match thoro aro ten survivors.
In tli9 table of "first-clasB nver
acos" in the same paper, Graco is
eighth ou tho list of 87 players. His
fiuuros aro: Innings, 35; runs,
1372; most in the innings, 1G8;
times not out, G; average, -10.73.
W. G. Quaifo, at tho head of tho
batting list, has this record: Innings,-23;
runs, 881; most in an
innings, 157, and not out; times
not out, 7; avorage, 01.50.
Albort Ward did some Quo work
at the bat iu a recont match be
tween Lancaahiro and Surroy
which ended in a draw. He car
riod his bat out for G3, to tho
credit of Lancashiro,' aftor playing
with extraordinary pationco and
skill for nearly four hours. That
was good for a dofensivo game
such as ho played, but was totally
eclipsed by Hay ward for Surroy,
in carrying his bat out for 315.
In this match Lancashiro play
ed for the draw in their second
inningB, having had o follow on
against a balance of -101 runs.
Thoy Bimply had to koop up their
wickets for four hours to avoid
being botiton. Wheu stumps were
drawn at Bix o'clock thoy bad
r-corod 210 with a lqas of four
wicketp. Tho Daily News, in re
porting the game, Bays tho Surroy
elovon had roason to regret tho
time thoy wasted tho first day in
making ruus that were no use to
thorn. "Thoy would havo had
a much bettor chance of winning
if thoy had been coutont with a
total of 500."
Tho Minneapolis Times has
published a vory attractive folder
giving tho itinorary of the big ex
cursion that is to loavo Minneapo
lis for Hawaii on Saturday, Nov.
5. Tho first excursion is limitod
to 150 pooplo.
Royal makes the food pure,
wholesome and dellcleaa.
ROVAL IMknM POWOm CO.. NfW YORK.
LATEST AMERICAN NEWS
Changes and Orders In Both Army and
Admiral Cervera Expresses Gratitude for Kind
ness of Americans Camp Scandals In
Commodoro Kautz is assigned
to the command of tho Pacific
Station to succeed Admiral Miller,
who is to rotiro in a fow weeks,
beine tho senior admiral in tho
navy. Commodoro Kautz ia
ordered to tako a Bteamor from
San Francisco for Honolulu by
General Shatter has been placed
in command of tho Department of
tho East, with headquarters at
Governor's Island General Shaf
tor will ontor his now command
at onco, and Goneral Bates will
romain at Camp Wikoff.
Tho rovonuo cuttor Boar has
reached St. Michaol, Alaska, re
turning from the Arctic with
moro than a hundred rescued
sailors. Tho Boar was imprison
ed in the ico thirteen days at
Point Barrow and narrowly es
Tho battleships Iowa and
Oregon, accompanied by four
large steam colliers, will leave
Now York for San Francisco tho
last of this mouth. Thoy will
likoly be sent on to Manila.
Tho directors of tho Amoricau
Sugar Refining Company have
declared tho regular quarterly
dividends of 3 per cent on the
common stock and 1 31 per cent
on the preferred stock, payoblo
Sonator Hoar has been offered
tho post of Ambassador to Eng
land in placo of Mr. Hay.
If Sonator Hoar accopts the
post of Embassador to Eucland,
and Secretary Long is appointed
his successor, Colonel Rooaovoltl
may uecomo bocretary or the
Captain Bradford, chiof of tho
Bureau of Equipment of tho Navy
Departmont, was notified at tho
last minuto that tho Prosident do
sired his attendance upon tho
Commissioners at Paris in the
capacity of an expert, for no ono
iuv tho Uuite'd States navy is so
well informed as this officer as to
tho needs of tho navy in tho mat-
tors of coaling and naval stations.
Colonel William Jonnings Bry
ant will resign his commission, to
go homo aud attend to tho fall
election campaign, unless his rogi
mont bo mustored out. Prosident
McKinloy has docided to keep the
Fust Nebraska in sorvico, not be
cause his late political rival is
colon ')1 of tho regimont but bo
causo this ono romaining regi
ment from Nobrasku is needed for
Horwco in uuba.
THE admiral's gratitude.
Admiral Pascual Cervera, on
tho evo of his doparturo for Spain,
under dato of Portsmouth, N. H.,
Sept. 11, addressed a letter to the
president of the Associated Press,
in which ho snjs: "I sad with
my hoart fuirot gratitude for tho
sympathy that tins beau shown me
by tho people of tins country
My tarowoll toon takes with u
every assurance that tho momory
of this sympathy 1 slidl warmly
and actively countrvn during tho
rest ot my life."
CAJtr SCANDAL INVESTIGATION.
Those accopting momborshipon
tho Commission to investigato
nrray pamp scandals aro: Evan
P. Powell, Atlanta, Ga.; Former
Minister Charles Donby, Indiaua;
Colonel Jamea A. Sexton of llli
nois; D. O. Gillman, presidont of
Johns Hopkiua Uuiversity, Balti
more; Dr. W. W. Keouo of Phila
delphia, Pa.; Goneral Granvillo
M. Dodgo, Now York. Tho Pro
sident is urging Lieutenant Guno
ral Suhofiold to make up the com
pleto number of sovon.
Hiiiuou Coullnic Mutlon,
Of oight bids for tho coaling
station structures at Pago-Pago,
Samoa, sovon aro from California
firms. Thoro is an enormous dif
formce in tho amounts. Cotton
Bros, of Oakland tondor for the
work at $133,307, whilo the Risdou
Iron Works' figure is $255,000.
Commander Tanner docs not
consider that it will bo necessary
to havo a United States man-of
war at Pago-Pago harbor during
tbo work of construction, which
will probably occupy over a year.
But it might bo advantageous as a
method of keeping tho natives in
order and asserting Undo Sam's
"Now that tho war to ovor," ho
pointod out, "probably tho usual
round of naval visita will bo re
sumed, and undoubtedly one of
our war Bhipa will visit Samoa.
Tho Uauninutou will o to Ho
nolulu, but if sho should got nows
of importanco by tho Australian
mails sho might go on tho Samoan
HloknttM nt Mutilln.
Tho hospital ship Rio do Jauoi
ro is on the way out from Manila,
taking homo the sick and wounded
iu charge of Dr. Daywalt. There
arc thirty men from tho Astor Bat
tory, Tenth Pennsylvania, Thir
teenth Minnesota aud First Cali
fornia. About 100 additional men of tho
regulars and othor voluutoor rcei
mont are sick. Thoy suffer for tho
most part from chronic dyaentery
aud a stubborn form of typhoid
peculiar to that region. Strenuous
efforts are boing mado to clean the
walled city. Tho Spanish prison
ers aro filthy iu their habits, and
unless some heroic measures aro
adopted thero is danger of an epi
demic, as tho hot season is increas
ing tho mnnbor of cases in all tho
Tho branch Sunday Schoola of
KaVaiiiboo church will havo their
quarterly exorcised in tho mother
church tomorrow, beginning at 10
o'clock An intera-itinc program
has boon prcparo 1. A cordial
invitation is nxtanilpil to all thoRO
wh0 might caro to attend.
Iture Miulcnl Feint.
The concort at tho Y. M. C. A.
hall Tuesday ovoniug October tho
lth, under auspices of the Ama
teur orchestra promisos to bo a
vory lino affair. Among thoBo
'who will tako aro Miss Maud
Kinnoy tho talented young vio
linist aud piauoist, Prof. JacobB
tho blind tenor vocalist, Mr. Ed.
Sherman tho lino basso, Mrs. F.
W. Glado, soprano soloist and a
mixed quartotto. Tho orchestra
will play two numbers of now
muBic. The program is in charge
of Wray Taylor. Admission will
bo for mombors 25 cents, for othors
50 conts. Tickots can be obtain
ed of II. E. Coleman, tho Gonornl
Secretary, at tho Y. M. O. A.
V. N. T. H. Hcnutor Nulla.
Tho U. S. T. S. Sonator sailed
botweon 12 and 1 p. m. today for
San Francisco, having beon do
layed ono day. Among thoso who
wont up on tho Senator" wero
twolvo convalescent soldiers from
tho military hospital, as woll as a
nurobor of soldiers from the camps
who havo complotod thoir terms of
Mrs. Sowall ia aponding a fow
days at tho Irwin country homo,
Mauuawili, on tho othor sido of
this ialaud. Mrs. Hormanu Focke
went ovor this forenoon to join
Bailey's lili Gyclery.
231 King Street.
Mas been appulnteJ a sent In trie Hawaiian l&lanJs
for the famous
Diodes well known lor llielr ability to tlanJ hirj
They are LOW In price but HIGH In quality. They
Ime MORGAN & WHIGIITS DOUHLE TUUE
TIKES, flush Joints, Tauber haiiKera. 11 Illock chain
anJ every moJern Improvement. Enamel anJ finish
e ual to any I ully 'guarantee.! as to material anJ
workmanship in every way equal to high prkeJ ma
chines (or har 4 work ana wear Price spot cash $40 00
LaJlesana gentlemen's In stock.
Contracts taken to repair all punctures anJ keep
bike In good orJer at ii.oo per month,
DISGUSTED WITH INSURGENT
American Boys Write of Dealings In
Natives Are Regular Thieves Fruit Inferor to
That of Hawaii Boys Want to
A letter roccivod from Quartor-master-sorgeant
Frank Godfrey of
Co. B of Rosobury, Orogou troops
by his local namesako contains the
uows in detail of tho capturo of
Manila and tho part takon therein
by tho Oregon nnd California com
panies. Ho describo sconoa con
nected with the lauding aud occu
pation, dutailiug the music played
by tho bauds iu tho march through
Manila's stroots and states that the
hearts of many of tho boys wore
iu their throats, and eyes wet with
tears whou tho familiar "Marching
Thro' Georgia" was played, as tho
troops marched over tho city draw
bridgo and passed through tho
main cato to tho city, tho keystone
of which gato boro tho inscription
ot building and tho dato "Anno
1783." The exhibition ot reeling
was occasioned by tho remoin
brances of homo aud tho dear ones
left there, and tho hopo of soon
boing ouablcd to aeo them.
Sergeant Godfroy states that the
American troops occupy tho quar
ters formerly hold by tho Spanish
troops, and reports that the build
ings are largo, roomy and woll
voutilated. Cos. B aud Uof Oro
uon aro in one building about 300
feet long, 30 to -10 font wido ond
well ventilated thus enabling
evoryouo to bo iu good health.
The Filipinos say that tho Amer
icans aro "much buono" very
good but the rebeU or Aguinaldu
crowd aro "very bad."
Tho "kid glovo" soldiers, the
Astor Bottoiy of Now York havo
won tho esteem aud respect of nil
tho troops for their conspicuous
bravery and dotormiuutiou. It is
stnted in this lotter that but for tho
aid givon by this battery at a cri
tical timo tho 18th and 23rd U. S.
Infantry and tho Pennsylvania
voluntoors would havo fared much
Hopo is oxpresBed that from the
appearaucos then presented Aug
ust 15th that thoro would bo no
trouble with tho uatives as Aguiu
aldo was becoming daily moro
cognizant of tho "iron hand be
uoath tho glovo" of Gouoral Mor
ritt's apparont easy way of govern
ing and tho robol chief waa com
moncing to appreciate Amorican
power. Tho OregoniauB yot ro
mombor tho kindness shown thorn
by tho Honolulu peoplo aud the,
writor oxprossos tho hopes of all
tho contiugont that thoy may bo
ouablcd to stop iu to Honolulu ou
L. P. Tennoy has rocoivod a lot
tor from A. N. Waite, a San Fran
oisco boy in tho First California.
II o speaks of the uativo roudors of
edibles as the worst of thioves.
"Such n contrast to tho natives of
Hawaii. Thoro wo found thara
gonorous and trustful. Horo thoy
aro mercenary, auspicious aud dis
honest. Wo are all disgusted
with thoir treatmont of us espe
cially os most of the boys show a
willingness to bo loniout. The na
tives aro making moro money
than ovor bo f oro and all comes
from tho soldiers.
"Tho tropical fruits are not bo
compared with tho products of
your islands, cithor in size or
flavor. Tho bauanas, or some at
least, actually havo not flavor but
tasto moro liko applos. Wo aro
all looking forward to a speedy
sottlomont o this troublo as we
want to got homo, and tho stop at
Honolulu is ono of tho grotitost
For tho weok ondinn Sundiy,
Soptombor 18, thoro wero 50,00 J
fish received at tho mnrket. Th
number will bo slightly less thi
SAD HEARTS GRATEFUL
Relatives of Sergeant Fletcher Thank
id no News of His Illness Kindness and
Sympathy Highly Appreciated by Loving
Wife and Family.
Tho following lotter waa receiT
ed by tho Masonic body that took
chargo of tho funeral of Sergeant
Fleteuor, who died iu the United
States hospital here:
Mil. E. Dekum,
l)-ar Sir: In behalf of my
daughter, Mrs. Dimond Fletcher
1 wiite to thank you for tho great
kinduesq, shown to her late hus
band at tho timo of his sad death
so fat from home. It is a great
consolation to her, to kuow that
he was so woll cared for iu ovory
Sho feels deeply grateful to all
who wern so good, and for tho
mauy tokens aud loving words of
sympathy s -nt to hor, enabling
her, to moro fully roallizo, tho
tender caro ho had from thoso,
who, although, Blranuers, were in
word and deed dear friends. It is
a comfort to know, ho was buried
with Masonic rin-s, as wo know it
would be his wish, ho thought it
was a beautiful sorvico.
Mr. Fletcher was born in Tor
onto, Cauada, Sept. 10, 1858. Ho
wns always n Btrong healthy man,
until ho went iuto camp at San
Francisco, where it scorns ho con
tracted rheumatism Wo wore ter
ribly shocked to hear of his death
as we never leuew lie nail been in.
His death wni so uttotly unex
pected, wo can hardly bolievo it to
bo true. This dreadful war Iuib left
many sad hearts.
Agaiu nnd again thanking you.
1 romaiu sincerely
Portlaud, Ore., Sept. 12, 1803.
Tho U. S. T. S. Valencia arrived
in port this morning aftor an un
eventful trip from Manila. Sho
moved alongside tho wharf occu
pied by the Senator, after tho de
parture of tho latter for San
Francisco. The Valencia will do
part as soon us she has completed
Intiilnr Sheet Muelr.
Ou Monday morning, Septem
bor 20, the Bergstrom Music Co.,
will inaugurate n spociul ealo of
musical instruments aud popular
shoet music. Attoution is called to
tho window display of goods to bo
Bold. As the salo will only last for
one weok, thoso interested will loso
no timo in tnking an early advan
tage of tho opportunity offered.
Arrnttl a Iroir.
J. W. Luning called at tho po
lice station this morning with a
dog in tow. Ho wanted tho nni
inal looked up immediately as it
had succeeded in coming out vic
tor iu a fight with his dog. Tho
polico took tho dog and let it go
iater. The puzzle now ia to "find
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