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Vol. Y. No. 1031.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1898.
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THE JAPANESE STRIKERS
Nihoa Jin Tells What He Knows of
Ho General Strike Intended Japanese Gov
ernment Will Protect Thoughtful Employ
ers -Labor Guilds Not Common.
Editok op the Evening Bul
Lr.riN: Tlicra has boon ao much
said about tho labor question es
pecially as regard to tho Japanese
that I fool it is my senna of duty
to correct misrepresentations
made in ni-wapapora. 1 particu
larly rcfor to an article that ap
peared iu a certain local prfper on
tha luiraiiij of Ss.JtumrJ ,
It states, "This paper's account
of tho Japineio strike that was
proposed for a fow weeks ago and
that wa-t hoadol oil only by tho
intorforeuce of tho represontative
of the Jupiueao Government was
correct in ovory particular, etc."
After tho above articlo was pub
lished, I took tho trouble to hives
tigato and 1 have discovered that
it has bi'on simply a rumor fabri
cated by somo irresponsible party.
Tho rumor no doubt ha been
based ou n circular letter by tho
represoutntivo of tno Japanoso
Government to tho laborors ou
Tho Japanese Government Bim-
ply acted in good faith and sent
' tho above circular letter informing
' the laborors of the chaugo of Gov
ernment and udvisiug them to con
tinue to work peacefully as they
havo been doing. This was done,
not because tho laborers woro to
strike, but'to prevent any misun-
. dorstaudings likely to ariso bo
tweou the planter and laborors on
account of bo many false rumors
Thoro has never been any oou
tomolation ou the par of tho la
borers to havo a goner il striko so
as to paralyze the p nutations, as
there is absolutely no cause for so
tloiu'. I fail to seo where tho
loenl Danor has learned of tho
Japaueso as boing orgauizers of
labor guilds and that tho working
noonlo in Japan oro poweriuny
v A't and thorouchlv organized from
tho "rickshaw" men up into the
skilled trades. Probably; the pa
ner Iihb learned it from iuforma
tion furnished by somo ono who is
in tho habit of stating talso tacts
or from a person who wishes to
appear as knowing something.
Thero is so far, to my knowl
edge, not a single labor organi
zation in Japan organized for tho
purposo of striking in order to
get BaUBiauUUU uum no iihimvjuio.
Tho Japanese pooplo nave pro
fited by the oxporioacps of their
"Wostern neighbors foVthey kuow
that "striking" is ineuioirious, as
tho result is gouorally in favor of
the employers. Th most com
mon method practico i iy tho Jap
oneso is to send a deleguto or
dologatos to state their grievances,
if any, which raothod is more or
loss being employed by tho Jap
anoso laborers hero. Tho poor
and innocent "rickshaw" mon are
inoludod by a certain paper as
"atrikors." Yes, tho "rickshaw"
man is a striker in one senso.
You can depend on him that he
will Htriko in a polito way for his
money when the ridor forgets to
pay him. utnor mau hub, o i
I caunot seo how tho Japanoso
laborers can over bo able to have
a gouoral striko so as to paralyze
tho plantations. . Although tho
laborors aro more or1 loss iguoraut,
1ipv roa izo tliat it moy sinno,
they aro liable to loso
Or.,rmniit. Thoro are
tries other thau plantations mat
employ largo numbers of men at
ono timo. It would bo hko tho
old man that killed the goose that
laid golden eggs. Tho situation
of the plantation in ono way pre
vonts them from participating in a
general strike A general strike
can uevor bo accomplished unless
the laborers are united for tho Banio
cauHO or giievance. They ciiunot
unite for tho simple ronsou tuai
tho laborer do not como from the
arao district but from different
districts who speak different
dialects which in a measuro inter
feres in reaching an undrstand
ing. Tho grievances of the labor
ers aro all different. Tho laborers
como through difforont immigra
tion c mpimies in dillorout lots at
There has boon no serioiiB
strikes in tho past and thero is no
roason to fear disastrous strikes
in tho future, so long as the plan
ters' would work the laborers as
per? agreement. Occasionally
grievances como from tho laborers
of tho ill treatment received at tho
hands of iguorant luuns. Uicho
lunas sometimes aro liko police-
mou who think they havo the law
iu thoir own hands.
An ablo labor report was
furnished by Mr. AVray Taylor to
tho Government in which ho callB
attention of tho ill-troatmout of
tho laborers by tho luuas. A lit
tlo caro in solfcting lunas by the
plantations win easily renieuy uiu
evil. If, however, tho laborers
should attempt to -strike notwith
standing tho fact that tboy are
being well treated and jnstico is
accorded thotn, then it will bo the
duty of the Japanese Govornmont
to prevent such strikes and to pro
tect tho planters. I am conlilout
that in such event, tho Japanoso
Government through its reproseu-
tat.vo, will i.c. promptly and etloc
I would like to. tauo tins oppor
tunity to correct a misleading arti
clo published in a San Francisco
paper of September 4th, 1898.
is entitled tho " Slaves of Ilawi
It states that tho "Laborers are
netted liko fish along the water
ways of China and heidod from
tho populous districts of Japan
itild those men and women, by tho
hundreds aro boiug shoveled into
Hawaii. How many of thom are
shanghaied, or coerced or doeiov
ed, no ono will over kuow or caros
As regard to tho Ohinoso, I
know nothing about, but for the
Japnneso, a great injustice has
beon done. Iu an interview bo
tween a S. F. Chronicle corros
pondent and Mr. W. M. Giffard,
secretary and treasurer of Wm.G.
Irwin & Co., Ltd., which appoared
in tho papor of July 28th, 1898,
tho latter gentleman's statement
that tho Japanoso contract labor
ors on tho plantations woro not
euforcod or slnvo labor is corrout.
An extract is thus: "People in
tlio-TJnited Statos do not under
stand what our contract systom is,
It is associated in their minds
with enforcod or slave labor. It
is nothiug of tho kind. Tho plan
ters outer into a contract with the
laborers to work for them for a
cor uin number of years for cor
lain wagoa. J. no couuitions oi
labor aro all in tho contract aud
thero aro laws both for tho pro
tection of tho laborer and by
which ho can secure and maintain
his rights. Thoro is no Suuday
work permitted on any of the
plantations and work ceases early
on Saturday afternoon."
Besides tho above, tho laborord
aro allowed all holidays that tho
Hawaiian Islands onjoy aud oue
or two of thsir own. When work
ing overtime they are paid extra
aud when sick thoir medical at
Continued ou eighth page'.
Royal make the tixul pure,
wbolcsonie aud ilfllcleaa.
ftOVAt BAklNQ POWDM CO.. HfW TOOK.
WALCOTT WRITES OF MANILA
His Experiences With Ballet and Shell
In the Trenches.
All the Honolulu Boys Well and Happy Enjoy
the Hard Life of Soldiering Plenty of
Rough Work and Some Hardships.
The following lettor from a
Honolulu boy at Manila was re
ceived by Capt. F. S. Dodgo of the
Cami' Dewey, neaii Manila, )
Aug. o, 1898. J
My Deau Caitain:
When this reaches you probably
the news of tho fall of Manila will
havo been brou to Honolulu.
Possibly you remember that when
I was thoro in town some folks
were saying that wo would nover
fire a shot as Manila had sur
rendered, but these pooplo would
havo been surprised hod thoy
been with us a few nights since
Wo havo been out, that is our
regimont, just fivo nights. Somo
protty hot "smokors" havo been
experienced. So far only fifteen
of our mon havo died, while- sovo-
ral hundred of tho Spaniards aro
positively known to havo boen
killed aud rapro wounded. Our
list of wounded is sixty.
You see w built breast works
and those follows had the uorve to
try to drive our forces out at
night. This has been douo somo
six times nlready. Tho intrench-
monts were simply put up to keor.
tho enemy from our camp which
is not moro than a milo and a
quarter fromtuo4iriug lino. Our
torces never did intend to attack
thom, that is, not boforo Dewey
should begin his bombardment
aud so the men wo havo sont out
each timo havo beon less than
fiftcon hundred and sometimes
not more than a thousand. Each
time, howover, tho enemy Iibb
been driven back notwithstanding
thoir several thousand troops.
Perhaps you would like to
know how it fools to be under a
hot fire with bullota and shells nil
around you. Ono becomes quite
excited naturally and ho duukB too
whou a sholl breaks very close.
The power of those things is aw
ful. The bullutB go "shu, bIiu,
shu," but thoso big ones, woll,
thev do it thus: boom floudl sh
coming ah sh a
nuBtv noise I and thon I timo to
duckl bang fono that seems to tear
the air, etc., wide opon. Somo of
iIiobo guuuers had our range quite
fair for thoy knocked two of our
boys off the bank and hit it seve
ral tiniis, while another sholl des
troyed tho sight of the battory's
gun, which wo wero supporting
aud aimther covored it with snud
and fi my burst beforo, behind
and ov r. Tho offeot of a sholl if
it hits a person is to make wuat
Now about tho country and
what I think of army lire. The
latter is hard but a. I right. 1
havo enjoyed it ovory day sinct
joining aud expect to so coutinuo
if I do not got uu'lor tho sod.
Sometimes wo go forty - oight
hours with wot clothes and a
board bed or no bed but usuully
have onough to oat.
Tho country u hot aud very
wot just at this timo as it is now
tho raiuy season. Tho resources
are not doveloped. The pooplo
aro lazy and ignorant. Thoy
look very much liko tho Japauose.
Fruit is not very pleutiful and is
dearer than in Hawaii nei. I
think that will uhungo whou the
war is over. i
Givo my aloha to all tho boys
in tho oflico and tho company. All
tho Honolulu boys ore well.
Harker wishos to bo reraombored
as doos also Whito of T. II.
Davies who iH in my compauy.
Very truly yours
Allen M. Walcott.
Co. K. 1st Colo.
TO LCT-Spce In tlie WANTS column of (ho Dul
I letln, ijiuiibj line firkt inuilliin, 10 cents a
line kL-conJ, )o cent a week, 30 cent 4 month.
GENERAL KING FOR MANILA
Goes . In Command of Brigade .Now
Ordered to Sail.
Troops at Honolulu to Leave S. S. Arizona'
for General King's Flagship-New
Yorkers Take the Road.
Brigadier Gonotal CGas. A.
King has received his orders from
Washington to sail with his brig
tido for Manila as soon as the
transports aro furnished. B'l'ho
brigado in command of General
King will consist of tho Clstlowa,
tho 20th Kansas, tho 1st Touues
seo and detachments of 'othor regi
ments now at San 1' rnucisco, and
detachments of tho 18th U S. In
fantry, 10th Pennsylvania, IbI
Colorado aud 1st Nebraska at
Camp Otis, Honolulu.
Tho transports bringing tho
troops from Sm Francisco will
probably be the Zeilandia, Senator
nud Valencia. Tho Arizona is
being ordered riht back from
Manila, to bo General King's flag
ship. She is not expoctod here
before the 20th of this mouth. The
othor transports may arrivo from
San Francieco in about two weeks.
The whole expedition will sail
from Honolulu togothor.
General King has rocoivod no
instructions as yet from tho Seo
rptary of War rojiirding tho sito
for a porniauout garrison at Ho
nolulu. Captain Hitchcock's Company
of the First Now York will sally
forth from Camp Mckinley to
morrow morning for a inarch
Found tho inland of Oahu. The
remainder of tho garrison regi
mont will do tho satno circuit by
battalions as ordered by Colonel
itr.u citos-4 icnpoicr.
An executivo mooting of tho
Kod Gross Society was hold in
29. Tho first business ws tho
roport on the recent ball in Pro
giess hall which was as follows:
Itocoipts Bod Cross ball
Expenses of supper,
tickets aud sundries,
Bulauoo iu treasury 8317.30
A voto of thanks was tondored
tho following for favors received.
Mr. C. S. Desky for his kind
proffor of Progress hall.
Professor Borgor and tho mem
bers of tho orchestra, for kind
service on tho ovouiug of Sop
Mrs. Jas. A. Hopper for tho
gouorous donation of $50.
The work of giving gruol, sou p,
hot toa and bread and buttor to
the sick at both Camps McKiuloy
aud Otis which has been carried
ou daily for the last fortuight,
was stopped for tho presout.
Tho ladios aro ready to resume
the work wheuovor tho necessity
Honolulu MessongorSorvico do
livers messages nud packngos
Bailefs Honolulu Gyclery.
231 King Street.
lias been appointed agent In the Hawaiian KlanJj
(or tlie famous
Rlcvcle's welt known fur their abllltv to stand hard
They are LOW In price but HIGH In quality. They
have MOKGAN & WKIGH1S DOUBLE TUllE
TIKbS, flush joints, fauber hangers, 11. Slock chain
and every modern Improvement. L'namel and finish
equal to any. fully guaranteed as to material and I
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 stock.
Contracts taken to repair all punctures and keep
bike in good order at $1.00 per month,
Will Furnish Its Shareholders with
The 'Partly Co-operative Basis on Which
hlku Plantation Is Worked Good
Ookala Plantation Company is
going to ninko n now departure,
which it is h p-l i-,v gonoral in
vestors will be followed by other
compani m. This is tho issuing
of a periodical statement of tho
affairs of the company. Tho first
isBiio will bo sometime this month.
Tho shares of the Nahiku Sugar
Company are nearly all taken up.
This company is formed ou a now
plan of operations.
Tho promoters have entered into
a preliminary agreement with
partios ownig about 3500 to 4U00
acres of good sugar land in close
proximity to the proposed mill
sito and lauding at Nahiku, Maui,
for a term of U5 years. Thero is
also 1000 acres additional which is
available and can bo plant.nl by
tho company or private iudividu
als, and 1500 to 2000 acros a few
miles distant which might bo
brought iu later.
Tho compauy proposes to erect
a sugar mill at Nahiku for manu
facturing sugar from cauo grown
aud furnished by the plautois
who own the laud. The mill will
staud ou laud ownrd in fee simple
by tho company. The plauter is
to plant, cultivnto, ship, cut and
pilo the cauo alougtmle the Humes
or cars. llie company to trans
port tho cano, weigh it, paying so
uiucii a ton tor it. ami mauuino
turo and roark"t tho sugar from
such cano. Tho prico of tho cauo
is based ou tho avorngo prico of
tho sugar during the your iu
which it 5b marketed, bo that the
cane will not bo paid for" iu full
until tho compauy has received
tue tun returns ior mo crop.
2 The capital stock of JNalnku is
$500,000, payable in assessmouts,
ton porccnt to bo paid boforo in
corporation. Dividends are figurod
of ton porcout for eaoh of tho
second and third yoars,nnd fifteen
porcont for the fourth year. The
mill will be of larger capacity
than is nocesBary for tho first two
or three crops, as tho promoters
feel confident that tho output will
CATIIOI.IO Mi:.1IOIMAI hkiivioi:,
Will ! Ilelil Wpile.iliiy Moriilnir for tin-lloj-fl
A memorial servico for tho
American soldiers who havo fallon
in tho war with Spain will bo held
in tho Catholic Gathodrul at 0
o'clock Wednesday moruiug. This
service is hold at tho request of
tho soldiers in garrison, anil overy
otlort will bo mado by tl o Uatuo
lie society to fulfill the desires of
the boys in bluo.
It is anticipated that tno soldiers
will turn out in a body aud vory
likely will maroh to tho Cathedral
iu company formations. Tho
liishon of I'onopolis will conduct
tho service. Aftor tho oxercisos
in tho church tho Ladies Catholic
liouevolont society will servo n
lunch in tho cathedral yard.
Normul School Teacher.
Miss Minnio Egau, a well
known toaoher in tho public
schools of Los Augolos, Cal hor
homo, arrived in tho Australia
Saturday, having boen called
away suddenly to accept a posi
tion iu tho Normal school horo.
Miss Egan has taught in tho pub
lic schools for Bovoral yoars, has
boen a critio toaohor in tho Nor
mal school of Southern California,
and has had special training as a
Normal school toachor. It was
for this lattor reason that Mrs.
Dillingham, nud a 1'rofosBor m
California, ompowoiod by tho
Board of Educatiou horo, dotor
miuod on Miss Egan to fill the
place in tho Hawaiian Normal
RECEPTION IN MOANALUA
Pleasant Function at Minister Damon's
Trains To and Fro Constantly Prts!d;nt ant
Mrs. Dole Present Danclnj In the
Pavilion Music, Etc.
Tho reception given by Mr. aud
Mrs. S. M. Datttou at their Moa
ualua homo Saturday to tho offi
cers of the Unitod Statos Army
aud Navy now here, wns iu ovory
way tho success tint pooplo Toll
it would bo. The day was a per
fect ono for a function of the kind
and, at least five hundred pooplo
availed themselvo of the kind in
vitatiou of Mr. ami Mis. Dnmon.
Trains, free of ohargo, wero kopt
running back nn 1 forth with a
frequeuoy that all we.l all to go
and come at tht-ii pleasure. A
largo number of po plo wcut
down iu carnages.
Mr. aud Mrs. Damon received
their guostB ou tho laudi of tho
main hotiso. Standing with th mu
was General King, representing
tho army. A little farther on
were President and Mr. Dole.
I rouo the mum, tlie gueatH pass
ed out upon the spit -ions and well
kept lawns or walked across the
rustic bridges and among tho
numerous smull Nkps that givu
Moanalua such an attractive ap
pearance. Stationed under a newly erectol
tent on u wutor imi rounded pioco
of land, was tho buid, giviug, at
interval-", popular in is for tho en
joyment of the guo-trt Thou thoro
was the dancing pmliou, a very
large Ktrnctino, decorated with
flags, bunting, ereons and flowers.
Throughout the afternoon this
was ono of the centers of atti ac
tion. An orchestra furuibhed
musia for the dancer.
This was not all. Hero and
thero about the place wore stands
wlioro liquid rotre-lnueuts woro
always ready for pannerH by and
passing about constantly woro tho
waiters With thoir trays of light
Tho occasion was a charming
ono, made doubly so by tho attrao
tivenosB of tlie conutry hune of
Mr. and Mrs. Damon and th fuel
ing of perfect easo inspired by tho
cordial welcomo of the host nud
I'ollct. Inrctl in.
Marshal Brown inspected tho
wholo polico force in tho stntiou
houso yard Sunday morning. Ho
spoko to the men of thoir duties
and told them to be even moro
careful thau thoy had hurotoforo.
Ono thing referred to by tho Mar
shal was a Utile incident of Fri
day moruiug early. He happen
ed to walk in uuawares and found
some of tho officers asleep.
A rather peculiar fiud was
mado by Tong Knu on Nuuanu
streot, Saturday afternoon. Ho
"aw a necktie box ou the street
aud pickiug it up, took off the
cover. To his surprise ho found
two white neckties, a plain solid
gold wedding ring and a
boutonior of artificial orango
blossoms nnd leaves. Ho has
left tho box at tho police stntiou.
Highest Honors World's Falr
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.
40 YEARS 17 STAND ARJX