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WRITING IT UP.
Vol. V. No. 1039.
HONOLULU, H.!, WEDNESDAY, OOTOBEll 12, 1898.
Pmou 5 Ounts.
'SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION
THE SPRECKELS STEP OUT
TIIK COMMOUOIIK'H OAHTLK.
Terrnclnir llttrnonllniiry lor Itrslilenc
ORGANIZATION OF WAIALUA
ciiim:si: l-o.mui aiuuveh.
War Department Commission Will In
All the Pacific Coast and the Philippines
Queries Hade to Generals -Mer-rlam
Washington, September 20.
Tbo War Department investiga
tion coinmilt'o today deoidod to
include in the work an inquiry
into the conduct of tho War De
partment in tho Pacific as well ns
in tho Atlantio region nnd to this
ond letters wero written to Gener
al Merrinui, iu command of the
Department of the PnciOc; to Gen
eral Otis, in command of tho Phi
lippinefl, and to Goueral Merritt,
who occupied this latter post until
recently. The letter to Gonernl
Merritt is as follows:
' Wo havo tho honor to request
you to furnish us, ns early as pos
sible, with such iuformatiou at
you have ns to tho adequacy or
inadequacy of tho qunrtrmastor
and commiesnry nud medical sup
plies ami medical staff for troops
under your command while iu
this country, whito on routu and
whilo you wore in command at
Manila, nnd whethor or not such
supplies woro promptly and suffi
ciently issued to all troops. Also
as to tho proper and irapropor
preparation of tho transports for
tho transportation o-f your troops
to that station. Wo will also be
pleased to bo informed as to tho
ration issued to tho troops."
Tho lotters to Generals Merri
nm and Otis are copies of tho let
tor to Gonoral Morntt, oxcopt that
Merriaro is nsked to supply in
formation concerning tho expedi
tion to Hawaii.
Tho committee confined it's work
to a classification of complaints
many lottora Imvo been received,
mostly dealing in g uoralitios.
Tho writers will bo aUid to send
charges based on their own knowl
edge Most of tho lotters on hand
deal with conditions at Camps
ThoraaB and Wikoff.
Dr. Nancy Alico Guilford wob
placed in tho dock of the Bow
Btroet Police Court, London, on
Oct 3, and formally charged with
complicity in the Yollow Mill
pond murder at Bridgoport, Conn.
Hor counsel resorvod dofonso and
;n ten minutes she wns led back
A jury of tho Pacific Methodist
Conforonco, by a voto of 8 to 5,
doclarod Rov. Dr. R. J. Brigga in
nocont of immorality and false
hood. Thon tho Conference, by a
voto of 32 to 30, suspond'd him
from tho ministry for one year.
Tho torpedo boat Fnrnigut did
a milo iu less than two m nuteson
Captain Whito takes command
of tho Philadelphia at San Fran
cisco. Forest fires are ravaging "Wis
consin timber lando.
Tho Union Iron Works will
build ono of tho four new moni
tors nt S875.000.
Samuel M. and Charles M.
Shortridgo are being uuod undor
foroolosuro of mortgages for largo
amounts, nud thoir paper, tho
San Joso Mercury, is involved.
II. W. Corbott will bo the He
publican caudidate for TJ. S. Sena
tor from Oregon.
Tho Democratic Convention of
Now York Stuto has nominated
Augustus Van Wyck for Gover
nor, Elliott Danforth for Lieute
nant Governor, Goorgo W. Battou
for Sooretary of Stato, Edward S.
At water for Controller, E. P. Mor
jris for Troasurer, Thomas F. Gon
"way for Attorney Gonoral and
Martin Sohonok for Engineer and
Constitution Ailuiitdt anil Other Mit
Tho mooting of tho Mid-Ocoan
Golf Club at tho home of Dr. Ho
ward last night, was very well at
tended, thero boing about twonty
in all present, this not counting
Tho constitution was adopted
aftor a number of changes had
been made. A new clause, admit
ting visitors to the privilege of tho
links for tho spaco of thirty days,
Tho initiation fco for men was
raised from ten to fifteon dollars
whilo that of the women whb re
duced to fivo dollars. Tho monthly
dues for men has been sot at a
dollar and for women half that
Tho namos of those present nud
othors who have signified their in
tention to join, woro entered in a
book. Thoro will bo about twenty
five chartor members. Among
this is 0. M. Cooke who was pro
eont at tho mooting Inst night.
Jas. A. Gilmau, tho secretary
aud treasurer, was appointed a
committtto of ono to apply to tho
Board of Trustees of Oahu Col
logo for tho lenso of Punahou pas
turo for a term of years and also,
for tho privilego of putting up a
small club houso.
Many othor minor mnttora wero
attoudod to aud tho meeting ad
journed. War Hciimlul Invritlsratlon.
Washington, Oct. 3. When
Major Gonoral Miles appears as a
witness beforo tho war scandal
commission, ho will bo nsked to
tell in detail tho clans of tho "Wnr
Departraont in the early stages of
tuo war. Mis eviuonce will turow
light on tho charge that Secretary
Algor, in selecting officers nt tho
opening of tho war, Alger allowed
tuo politicians to namo rnw mon
for field duty, whilo tho regulars
wero Kopi in uasuington, per
forming routino work.
City of Prklnir I'"f nireri.
Among tho arrivals from San
Francisco in tho City of Poking
this morning wsro tho following.
Mrs. E. B. Waterhouso and 3
children nnd Mrs. M. F. Bluxoin.
wife of tho kooper of tho Sailors'
L. M. Votleson, manager of tho
Hawaiion Hardwaro Co., who has
just returned from a throe months
pleasant visit with his family ami
friends in Norway. Ho returns
ia fino health and ready for busi
ness that ho has already carried on
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Stoinor who
have boon travolioc in Gormanv
and Austria for tho past six
montus. jur. otoiuor disposed of
a largo number of Hawaiian
stamps. He says theso woro sought
auer wuorover ue went.
Jas. R. Benton of Kukaiau who
has returned from an extended
trip to tho btntos.
To Tukn tho Vole.
Among tho through passengers
on the City of Poking is Samuel
S. Steel, who is now on his way to
nianua to uiko tuo voto of tho
Pennsylvania troops, having boon
commissioned for such work by
tho Governor of tlmf nlntn fmm
wliioh ho hails. Ho is visiting
tho Pennsylvania troops at Camp
utiB today. JJocumonts woro loft
with tho boys hero.
Royal make the food pure,
wboluome and delictus.
OYAt CAmwarowmn ro., rw yog.
Spreckelsvlllo Plantation Transferred to
Entire New Board of Directors.
Edward Pollltz & Co. and Associates Assume
Control No Change In Working Force
' or Plans.
Tho Call of tho 1st inst. gives
tho nows of a comploto change in
tho control and directorate of tho
corporation owing tho big Sprock
olsville plantation. E. M. WnUh,
one of tho now directors, was form
erly mauager of Pala plantation,
and a "big gun" iu plantors' con
ventions. Ho loft tho islands and
became a lawyor, but occasionally
comes horo on n visit, having large
property interests in Honolulu.
Tho Call's report is as follows:'
Ono of tuo biggest deals of tho
season was consummated yestor
day whon Edward Pollitz & Co.
and their business associates as
sumed tho diroctorato nnd busi
ness managomont of tho Hawaiian
Commercial and Sugar Company,
nnd tho resignations of 0. A. nnd
Rudolph Sprockets nnd tho rest of
tho old board of directors wero
Tho rotiring directors are: 0.
A. Spreckels, Rudolph Sprockols,
M. H. Hecht, Mouutford Wilson
nnd Chnrlos S. Wheolor. Tho new
board is cotnposod of Edwnrd
Pollitz, Albert Mayor, Ohm-leu
Sutro, E. M. Walsh ...... K. G.
Sinco tho early part of tho year
tho members of tho old board havo
been gradually diminishing thoir
holdings of tho stock of tho con
corn. It has boon thoir intoution
to retiro from tho business ns soon
ns tho chnngo could bo effected
without iu any way injuring tho
business through throwing tho
management into new and inox
In tho moantimo Mr. Pollitz
and his frlonds, knowing tli
worth and promiso of tho stock,
havo been gradually buying it up
and now control tho major portion
Whon asked yesterday for the
rontons that caused tho gonornl
resignation, Mr. Pollitz said: "Tho
resignations do not como ns a sur
prise, for the Spreokels brothers
announcod at our last annual
mooting, on tho 11th of May last,
that thoy had beon disposing of
thoir Block and did not desiro to
bo re-olooted to tho directorate, as
thoy intended Boon to withdraw
from tho company.
"Theie will bo no chnngo in tho
working f rco or tho plan so far
as I know now. I havo succeeded
as tomporai-y manager to Mr. 0. A.
Spreckols, bough whethor or not
I shall retain that oflico I havo not
Mm. Lovy Lecture.
Mrs. M. S. Lovy, wifo of Rabbi
Lovy, dolivored nu interesting
lecturo at tho synagoguo of tho
Congregation Both Ir-raol hist
night and most graphically re
lated hor oxporionoo on tho Ha
waiian Islands during a rpcont
trip thoro. Sho described her
ocoau trip to tho mid-Pacific isl
ands nnd various personal exper
iences of a ploaBant character aud,
in dotail, told of tho ohnrnetotistics
of tho nntivo Hnwaiiaus. Sho
w,as present at tho raising of the
American flag at Honolulu. The
lecturo was well dolivored and
Mrs. Lovy received many compli
ments afterwards. Examiner.
Willis to Hellevti tVlltlo.
Captain Geo. F. F. Wildo is a
through passongor in tho City of
Poking. Ho is on his wny to
Mauiln to relievo Captain Wilde
ns commander of tho Boston. It
will bo romomborod that Captain
Geo. F. F.'Wildo commanded tho
Ram Khatadin during tho war
Honolulu MessongorSorvico de
livers raessagos nnd paokageB
f Tolon bono 378.
on Punchbowl Slopes.
Much tho biggest job of terrac
ing over dono in Honolulu is that
just comploted by Frod. Harrison
for " Cominodoro" Goo. C. Beckloy
on tho largo Punchbowl foothill
near tho powdor mogazino. Thero
aro four terraces, nnd a carriage
drivo winds up to tho second high
est. Tho drivo is deoply laid in
brokou stone to bo covered with
gravol. It ouds iu a loop for turn
ing carriages on, which takes tho
wuolo -1U teet widtu ot tno terrnco.
0. V. E. Dovo, civil ouginoor, do
signed and surveyed tho schomo.
Thoro has been somo question of
tho beauty of tho gonoral plnu on
tho ground that the result has tho
appoaraucoof fortifications. It will
bo beautiful onough,howovor,whou
tho terraces aro clad with trees,
shrubbory, grass and flowers.
Terracing waa a necessity from
tho formutiou of the lot, which was
too stoop sided for simply treating
unturo with landaoapo gardening.
Thero was besido a fall of sixty
feet to tho rear that neoded cor
rection for making a good houso
Tho effect of the terraces as boou
from tho upper heights of Punch
bowl is qu-ito agreeable. Whon
built upon nud cultivated tho
homestead will bo ouo of tho most
conspicuous aud attractive land
marks ot Honolulu. Ono of tho
tallest flagpoles ovor orectod iu
Honolulu stauds ou tho brow of
the highest torrnco. It has borno
tho largest Hnwaiiau Dug ovor
Tobacco Trust Tiiinlile,
Ja-n h li Koone has mado Sl,
500,000 out of Amorioau Tobacco
Compnuy stook iu a weok. Ho was
ono of a combination of fivo big
oporntors who had ngrood not to
sell tobacco stock until tho ply
manufacturers had boon forcod
into a combination. Keouo dis
covered that three of his associates
wero Belling tho stook, and ho dis
posed of his eutiro holdings bo
foro tho raou who had sought to
tako ndvautogo of him know whnt
was happening. Tho drop in tbo
stock is from 8151.75 a shnro to
tluen of Festival.
Topokn, (Kas.), Soptorabor 28.
This nftornoon 20,600 peoplo
groetod Miss Anna Eanniua Roso,
tho young Hawaiian girl who will
presioo as quoou ovor Topoka's
fall festival. Miss Roso at the
conclusion of her long journey
waa this ovoning tendered a ro
coption in tbo Senate chambor, nt
which all tho etato official wero
prosont. Topoka's festivities, ovor
which Miss Rosa is to prosido,
will bo continued until Thursday
night, whon sho will bo formally
crowned nt tho enruival ball to be
Tho battleship Iowa had passol
quarantino ou tho 3d inst., under
way for tho Pacific, whon sho put
bank to hor nnohorago off Torop
kiusville, whore sho had been
lying since tho 1st with tho Oro
gnu. It was learned that tho
Navy Department had changed
the sai'ing dato of tho two battle
ships to October G.
BAILEY'S BIKE BITS.
ITKMS OK INTKHKST TO lllCVCT.K
Rubber Is very scarce and steaJlly aJvanilns In
price, lllcycles lire and lubes, also Carriage tires
are likely to advance In rrlce, so cents a PAIN ad
ance already on some tires. NO ADVANCE
The jo Inch wheel will not take the place of th 8
as advertised by some manufacturer In w canvass
ol various makers has resulted In an estimated of
from 1 14,10 per cent. "The C cle Aee' says It Is
a passing lad. like the jo Inch iront wheel nl a few
j ears ago. And the very low head of this ear pn
portlonate strength has to be followed out to Insure
reliability which gains and keeps the popular favor.
Illcycles will be docorated, and appearance In '94,
studed even by those makers who have held back
from using transfers striping, etc . the demand Is
for decoration and Hikes will be ornamented to suit
the taste of the purchasers.
nAILEVS HONOLULU CYCLLKY. n King
street has good second hand wheels at $15. with new
tires $ to $ij. NI'.W Illcycles $10 '07 model The
Reliable btormer Wheels '08 model at $40 guaranteed
1 ear, Aland W tires.
Repairs ol all kinds.
$1 per month keeps your Bike cleaned, oiled and
punctures repaired a popular feature at
231 King Street.
Officers of $3,600,000 Plantation Elect
ed and Charter Accepted.
Drop In Sugar from Fight of Trust and Inde
pendent Refineries Reduced Prices
East of Salt lake City.
Ab previously announced in tho
Bulletin's news columns, n moot
ing of tho promotora of tho 'Wnia
lua Sugar Company wbb hold at
tho oflico of Castlo & Cooke, Ltd.,
at -I p. m. yosterday. Tho articles
of .association, under which tho
company is organized with a capi
tal of 83,500,000, woro iidoptod.
Officora woro nleo olectod ns fol
lows, thoy constituting tho board
J. 13. Athorton, president.
B. F. Dillingham, vice-presi-
W. A. Bowen, trensurer.
E. D. Tennoy, secrotnry.
II. Wntorhouse, auditor. .
No .otion was takon with tegard
to outsido applications for stook.
BUOAlt MAIIKET DEOLIN'O).
Castlo fe Cooko's advice by tho
8toaraor City of Peking stato that
centrifugnl 0G dogroo test sugar
declined ono sixteenth on Septem
ber 30. This was was duo to a
fight between tho Trust and tho
independent refineries. Thoro
wns a drop of o iu rofined on
Sontombor 2'J, nnd of in. nioro ou
tho 30th. Reduced prices nro
notod nt all points east of bull
Lako City. '
FltEEZEOUT OF THE 81'IIECKELS.
It is locally known that the
Spreckela brothers woro frozen
out of tho Spreckolsvillo corpora
tion, tho transfer of whoso control
is elsowhoro roported.
Thov woro simply out geuor
nlod in a schomo to corral a Inrgo
amount of tho stock. Mr. Pollitz
nnd his associates saw them and
wont somo points hotter,
Tho SprcckelB "boys" tried to
rotriovo the disadvantage nt which
thoy now found thomsolvos, by
tho schomo of doubling tho stock
and holding onough to maintain
tho control. Mr. Pollitz heard of
this doal in Honolulu, and hurry
ing to tho Coast stoppod tho gamo
with tuo result now puuusueu.
At San Francisco on tho 4th
inst. tho steamer Senator wns ex
pected to arrive noxt day. Tho
Indiana was tnirty-two days out
from Manila, tho Ohio thirty days
aud the Pennsylvania twoutyfour
davs. Tho Rio do Janoiro. which
lias on board nbout 300 sick sol-
diors from Manila, loft Hongkong
on September 27th.
Tho Nowport wnB out twenty
days from Manila and Knbo on
Sontembor 22. Tho City of Puobln
sailed from Hongkong via Naga
saki on tho 20th ult. Tho St.Pnul
was out twonty-sovon days. No
report baa boon rocoivod regard
ing the Bailingpltho City of Pnra,
Morgan City, Valoncin and Pom.
City of Prklnu's Delay.
It turns out that tho City of Po
king's delay was caused by defec
tive machinory. Sho loft tho dock
at tho appointed time on October
1, but beioro buo got out oi tuo
harbor, it becamo necessary for
hor to drop an nnchor. Later sho
was towod to a position off tho
Pacific Mail wharf.
ft nmipnrn that tho two new
cylinders woro too lnrgo and whon
thoy started to worK, tuo louowora
broke. Tho cylinders woro sent
to tho Union Iron WorkB whoro
thoy woro eased up.
Tho Poking got undor weigh
ngain on tho night of October lth
Dr. J. T. "Wnyaou will return in
KANKWAXUI In thin city, Kapa
liimn, to tho wlfu nf I). Ktuiowii
mil a girl, Out. 11th, lbi)8.
Yatiir Wt'l rln loin, to Knlile In
Mr. Yang Wei Pin; Ilia Imperi
al Chinoo Mnjes'y's Consul
Qonornl to Honolulu, his secrotn
ry, Mr. Yuen Chong nnd clerk,
Mr. Loong. arrived iu tho City of
Peking this morning. Mr. Yang
Wei Pin is just frrsh from Wash
ington D. 0., whoro ho whb an
attache' of tho Chiuojo Logation.
Ho is been threo years in tho ser
vice and has spent ono year in
Mr. Yang Wei Pin, n native of
Canton, is a tall, wvll builtmau
of fino appearance. His ago is 31.
Accompanying liim aro his wife
nud two fine little sons. Father,
sons and under officers wero nil '
dressed in gorgeous raiment, sig
nifying tln'ir rank.
Spoken to about tho rcportod 'i
death of tho Chinese Emperor
Mr. Yang Wei Pin eiiiil: "There
is not an ounce of truth iu tho re
port. If such had beon the fact,
wo would hno been hi for mod by
tho 'Foreign Oflico iu China. I
beliovo thero is a deep laid tchomo
at tho bottom of falno minora."
Tho now ChinetioCoubul brought
pipers uuthoriziug Goo Kim and
Wong Kwni to act as Yieo Con
Hon. H. M. Sowall, Special
Agout of tho United Stntes Gov-t-rnmont,
received nu official dis-
patch from Washington, announc
ing that tho exequatur of Mr.Yaug
Wei Pin nB Consul General for
the Hawaiian Islands had been
approved by tho Government. Mr.
Sou nil cnlled nt the Foroigu Office1
and road tho dispatch to Miniate'
Cooper, who through Sccittnn
Potior immediately requested tL,
Collector General of Customs t
fee thit th. landing of tho Chinos
Coiihul Goueral and his ctToctj
hhould be facilitated with all dm
courtesy nud rPBpect. As tho
official recognition of tho Consul
General's exo quntnr was dono nt
Washington, tho Hawaiian Gov
ernment is not iu n position to
mako tho proclamation usual
whon it had sovereign powers,
mninudiug all poisons to givo
it faith and credonco to tho offi
i nets of tho functionary.
Proliulily it Fuke.
Chicngo, Octobor 3. A Daily
News Washington says: Hawaii
is to havo a government pnttorned
nftor that of the District of Colum
bia, if reports aro truo. Tho es
tablishment of this system for tho
Hawaiian isluuds will avoid all
tho ombarrnssmenta and compli
cations which it is feared would
result from a terri'orinl form of
government iucludiug ovou a
modified sulTrago. '
Klniiii-Muunu l.oa Itui't.
Tho news came from Dinmoud
Hend yesterday afternoon Into
that, when disappearing from view,
tho Kiuau and Mauim Lou woro
still abreast of onch othor ou thoir
way to Lilmiua. Evou 'though
tho two should arrive at tho Bamo
time, tho Kiuau would bo the wiu- $
nor ns alio started fivo minutes '
lator than tho Manna Loa. .J'
Tho Alameda will bo in bright
nnd onrly tomorrow morning. Tho
City of Peking brought tho nows
that she would he delayed a day
on account of tho eastern mails.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Oold Alcdnl, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Orape Cream of Tartar Powder.
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