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Vol. Y. No. 1059.
HONOLULU, II. I., PIUDAY, NOYEMBEll i, 1898.
Pjiioe 5 Cents.
CAMP OTIS IN BAD STATE
While Camp McKlnley Has Been Very
Strong Demand for Sewerage A Fair Deal for
Druggists-Other Proceedings of
Board of Health.
A mi'oting of tho Board of
Health whs culled for yesterday
afternoon. Tlii'ro were present:
W. 0 Smi'h, president, Dr. Eiunr
sou, Dr. D.y, Dr. Wool mid D.
Eiliipio, members; Ohns. Ayilcox,
secretary, C. 1$. ltoyuolds, execu
tivo oflicor; Dr. Myen, Dr. Alvarez
nud Dr. UotTmtinn, visitora.
Somo timo wu spent iu iliB
cuisinu; a subject thnt was de
forrod for lator consideration.
Mr. S uith reported advicos
frm Liliue, stutiiig that tuborcu
losis among cattle wns increasing
tlioro. Dr. MonHarrnt, V. S., had
been Mfi't over there this week,
with instructions to visit other
sections of Kauai and roport.
Dr. A. N. Siuchir tendered his
resignation as gdrnmuut physi
cian of Watanae.
Tho fish receipts at tho public
market for throe weeks past have
beeu 53,351, 75,872 nud -15,883.
From October 19 to October 2G,
tho animals slaughtered at tun
public- abatoir hero have boon 153
bullocks, '10 calves, 23G sheep and
141 h ig. Fluked livor appeared
in 23 bullocks aud 24 calves.
ltccoipts of tho Maternity Homo
for Soptombor, including prior
balance, w-ra $1918 59, aud dis
bursement $231.50, leaving tho
balance tltJ07-9:-rThero wore
Dr. Weddiek rppoited a caso of
measles from Wailuku, and of his
warning tho family agaiust inter
course with uoiuhbora.
Mr ltjynolds, answering the
president iu regard to preventing
the landing of taro at tho Sottlo
meut.said there was no taro blight
on Mlokai and it was deemed ad
visable to take the precaution of
prohibiting taro from Oahu nud
Muni, whore tho diseaoo ib preva
lent The man complaining bad
only lo3t S1.75 by tbo regulation.
It was agreed that the regulation
be approved and the aggrioved
persjii reimbursed for his los.
Dr Wm. L. Ludlow, who arriv
ed in tho Geutenuial, applied for a
plnco as government physician,
submitting New York diploma
and other credentials. Deceived
nud placed on file.
It was reported that government
physicians were Boudiug applica
tions for supplies direotlv to local
druggists instead of tlnotfgh the
Board. Thus there- is Imtuhty of
unequal division of the cutoin.
Ordered, that the si or t.uv notify
the physicians to npp' for their
drugs and medicines thioughfthe
Board of Health oflice. l
Dr. Wood reported upiri the vi
sit of Geo. W. Smith aud Umifolf
to the military camps last Sunday.
Matters at Camn McKinloy show
ed a groat improvement from a
former visit. The amp was clean,
hero was no refuse, tho' old sinks
wore coverod up and now ones
woro boing properly treated with
At Camp Otis things wpro not
looking so well. "While the camps
had been movod, tho sinks woro
in the saino placo. From four to
sis inches of wnter stood iu the
bottom of ouo new sink. Another
one was too full, boing
within 12 or 18 inches of tho top,
and not Bufliciently coverod with
earth. Nono of them was proper
ly coverod with earth.
Continuing, Dr. Wood took
oocasion to briug up the matter of
sewerage, which ho held to bo
most important. Whilo bofore
tho stationing of soldiers in onmp
thoro had boon occasional cases of
typhoid fover, it was evident that
typhoid gorras had now become
Cipro extensively disseminated in
Continued ou Page 3,
STEAMER "CITY OP COLUMBIA" II DIRE DISTRESS!
Runs Four Hundred Miles for Hilo With Bursting Seams
Trouble Begins Directly After Leaving Diamond Head
Several Passengers Severely Injured Rare Heroism
of Officers Insurance Claimed for Total Loss.
By the ship 0. W. Bryant, nows
is recoiral of tin nrrival of tho
stentner Oity of 0 dumbia at Hilo
in distress. According to tho state
ments of fact tho steamer,
af'or leaving Honolulu last
Saturday, plunged into a "sea
of troubles" which made all her
previous ill fortune appear alto
gr-thor iusignificaut in comparison.
Early-risors in Hilo Wednesday
raorniug wero surprised to seo
what appeared to bo a strange
steamer enter tho harbor anddron
auchor. It was not until a couplo
of hours lator that tliny saw it was
tho Oity of Columbia, which had
returned to Hilo
At uitie .o'clock Captain Milnor
camo ashore and gavo a statement
toaroprcsentativoof the Bulletin.
In speaking of tho bravery and
eoolnosB ol the mou ho was visibly
affected. A summary of tho cap
tain's story as published by the
Hawaii Herald in given below:
Tho Oity of Columbia loft Ho
nolulu on Saturday, October 29, at
10:15 a. m., and experioncodTionvy
weathor directly she cleared JJia
motid Head. That night the feed
pump bocarao disabled and tho
steamer ,had to stop for repairs.
Theso wero accomplished and the
stenraor resumed her voyage. On
Sunday morning nuother pump
gavo way and again tho steamer
stopper! whilo repairs were boing
" All this timo," says the cap
tain, "tlioro was a heavy soa run
ning accompanied by a strong
easterly swell. Tho vessel was
headed N. by E. E. and a etrong
northeast trndo blowing. Tho
stenraor rolled aud pitched nnd
piisaengora woro tossed about like
leaves. It was impossible for tbo
malo passengors to walk on deok;
tbo ladios ware kept in their
rooms. Ouo of tho firemen was
thrown down while at his post and
had HHVoral ribs fractured.
"Then, amidst this rough timo,
came tho'duu announcement that
tho steamer was taking iu water
aud tho pumps were put to work.
On Monday thoro wai a continu
nnco of tho bad weather, nnd an
oflicer ropurted a sonm opened
amidships, tho steam pipes strain
ing nnd steam escaping from
Captain Milnor wont into tho
ongine room aud found that water
was streaming over the cemont
places on tho sides of the room
opposito tho engines. Tho boilors
had brokon looso from tho comont
foundations. The matter was be
coming extremely serious and tho
Royal mk tbo food pure,
wbulctouio and dollclM.
ROVAl BAKIN3 POWOf II CO . hfw VOfllC.
' . iHjwjvm
captain oxtonded his investigations
to other parts of the steamer.
"In tho stern," he says, "I found
soven stieams of water from six to
eight inches wide nnd about otto
inch iu thickness, pouring through
tho nniidsuips senm. Another
stronm, 12 inches wide, mado its
way iuto tho fire room."
Captain Milnor called a consul
tation of tho oHiceiN, It wns de
cided impossible to reach Cape
Flattery uuder tho circumstances.
nn Francisco and San, Diego
were discussed as points to run to,
on account of hotter weathor to be
oxpeo ed, but the ongiuoars insist
ed that tho condition of the steam
pipes mado tho journey imprneti
cnblo. Honolulu wa9 given up on nc
count of the direction of the wind
nnd sea. Then the advisability
of making tho nearest land point
nnd beaching tbo vesHOl wns sue
gosted, but Captain Milnor felt, as
master of tho vessel, that it was
his duty to reach a port if possi
TJT6TA8"HiIo was tho most ad
vantageous nnd nearest, on account
of wind and weather, they decided
nt 9:30 Mondny mnrniug to hend
for that port. The City of Colum
bia wns then in latitude 20 14'
N., loneitado 153 4' W., and
nbout 400 miles from Hilo.
"Wo hnd no sooner turned
nrouud than tho pipo connecting
tho steam stopring gear broke aud
we wero obliged to couplo on tho
hand gear. In all this time thoro
was no abatomont of the weather,
nnd tlioiteamor coutinuod to roll
so that it wns almost impnssiblo to
Btnnd ou tho bridge Two more
seams opoued up in tho stern and
tho one amidships was constantly
wrowing wider. Another iu the
sleeve of tho atom benring per
mitted the wntor to come through
with n rush. The shnft had beoo
knocked out of placo and was
turning at an angle lruioh caused
iutoiiBO friction; tho result was that
water entering through that part
of the vessel becamo heated
through outact. Tho water tight
bulkheads in tho lower hold,
separating 'ho boiler nnd ongine
rooms from the foro nnd aft com
partments of tho ship toro loose
through incessant straining until
apacos two inches wido oponod up
on either .stuo. TliPfl- spacer
would opou and close with
the rolling of tho ship. In th
meantimo the wind itier-amul to a
gale and tho backbone) of tho ship
parted at midshipi; tho dock
seams oponod up and it becaaie a
fight for life. Standing upon the
Thoro was a short sossion of the
board this morning. No sales
woro mado nnd none reported
from tho stroet Honolulu Rapid
Transit nnd Lnnd Co. with a capi
tal nuthorizod of S200.000 divided
in 2000 shnres of n par vnluo of
$100. ton per cent paid in, was
listed. Tho now stock of tho
Pioneer Mill with capital sub
scribed of $1,125,000 was listed.
For American Sugar S1074 was
nskod. Ewa offered nt S237J, Ki
pnhulu $110, Pioneer Mill (now
Btook) $300, Wnimnnalo 8190,
WniuieaS120, Hawaiian Eloctrio
200. Hawaiian Government Bonds
0 per cent at $101. For Oahu
S152A was bid, for Kahuku $115
and for Olowalu 8110 with $120
askod for tho latter stock.
deck of a stoamer," coutinuod tho
Cnptaiu iu. n rominisccent wny,
"that i-j literally falling ,to nieces
and coutomplatiog tho possibili
ties of roaching shore is not a
pleasant ojcupitiou. Particu
larly bb the vessel is several hun
dred miles nwiiy from Innd."
"The wnter had been gaining on
us at the rato of an inch and a half
an hour aud wo had put all pumps
t)work. Wo also manned the
baud pumps but found afterward
thnt tho stoain pumps on our now
courso ounbled us to keop tho
iwator down although they could
not reduce the quantity nlrcady
shipped. Our safoty doponds
largely, almoit entirely upon the
engines nud tho men nt work in
tht depnrtmont; nil the boilers
are connected with one sapor
heater mid from that, one sinulo
pipo supplies tho rootivo power of
the machinery. ThiB pipe was
suBpendcd from tho di-ck ovorhend
iy jiul:u uiuutu. x muuu ucojut-
xty engineers, down-uudec that
pipe and looking up saw
tuo upper works move n
distance of twelvo inches
from side to side; the braces part
ed under tho strain and tho only
supports loft for this pipo wero
tho two connections, ouo at tho
boilers, tho other nt thoonginos.
Tho parting of that pipo, swinging
above tho heads or thoso men,
meant cortnin death tooverynno iu
tho ougino room. And thoy knew
it but not ouo mnn thoro offered to
loave his post. Doath stared them
in tho fnco nnd thoy know it, but
ench mnn stuck to his poet nnd
performed his work nB cheerfully
ns if he hnd boon nboard the
stauuehest vessel that evor sailod
out of port. 1 womlored at thoir
coolness and bravery during this
trying timo aud I saw what kind
of stuff tho meu wero mndo of
whon one of them came to mo nnd
said 'Captain, you havo stood by
us through this voyago now wo
will stick to yon as long n3 tho
ship holds togothor.'
"With tho stoamor iu her condi
tion it did not seem possiblo for
tbo vessol to roaou port; uuo was
rolling fully thirty dogroes nnd
had acquirod n heavy list to star
board nnd wnu groaning and crenk
uig iu n manner that was terrify
iug to tho passongers. Without
letting thorn know, I had fresh
water placod in the lifo boats and
tliH biscuit beakors filled. Every
thing was mado ready for the
sp oily abandonment of tho steam
er iu case it becamo necessary on
ITKMS OF INTKItUST TO IHOYOLK
Rubber Is very tcirco an J tteaJltyaJvanclndn
price. Illcydes tires aiU tubes, also Carriage tires
are likely to advance In price, so cents a I'AIK ad
vance already on some tires. NO ADVANCE
The jo Inch wheel will not take the place nl the 38
as advertised by some manufacturer In n, canvass
of various makers has resulted In an estimated of
from 1 to 10 per cent "The Cycle Age" says It Is
a passlncfad, like the la Inch front whre of J lew
years ago, and the very low head of this jear Pro
portionate strength has to be followed out to Insure
reliability which gains and keeps the popular favor.
Ulcycles will be docorated, and appearance In '00.
studed even by those makers who have held back
from using transfers striping, etc., the demand is
for decoration and Dikes will be ornamented to suit
the taste ol the purchasers.
IIAIIXYS HONOLULU CYCLERV, si King
street has good second hand wheels at J15. with new
tires $ to $s. NEW Ulcycles J)o 'or model The
Reliable Stormer Wheels '98 model at $40 guaranteed
year, M and W tires. .
Repairs of all kinds
St per month keeps your Dike cleaned, oile I and
punctures repaired a popular feature at
231 King Street.
account of our inability to keen
"During tho storm ono lady was
thrown to tho floor of her slate
num and her faco badly bruised
by coming iu contact with the
etand in tho room. Lawyer Edcnr
Caypless was Bitinc in mv room
and a sudden lurch of the vessel
throw him to tho floor, wrenching
his knoo cap. The chairs in the
dining room, fastened to tho floor,
were torn loose. Altogether our
oxponouco was ono to be remem
bered. Wo sighted Pauka licht
at 2:30 Wednesday morning and
droppod nuohor in Hilo bny at
4:dU. I want to say bore that too
much cannot be said iu waiBO of
Chtof Engineer Turner nud the-
mou in his cepartmont. Thv
stood by their posts unflinchingly
and by their Bunorhumau efforts
ennblrd ub to reach shore.
Captain Milnor asked for n Bur-
vey of tbo stenmer by tho board
of underwriters. Captain Whituey
.of tho Centennial. Captain Bar
nesson'late of tho Arizonn, nud B.
E. Guard wore appoiuted n board
of survoy and wont to work Thurs
day morniug. Thoir roport will
bo sont to Captain Fuller, harbor
mnscor of Honolulu. The voseel
is iusured for $80,000, aud Cap
tain Milnor will make application
for the lusuranco after the Burvey
has boon mado. Ho Bays that no
ouo on tho vessel will risk going
to so in hor again nnd ho does
not boliovo it possiblo to repair
Two Drntlia Yvttvrilny.
Private Thomas F. Lemon, Co.
A, First Now York, wns n second
victim of typhoid fover, iu that
regiment dying yesterday. Ho
belonged to West Stockbridge,
MnsB., nnd wns 22 years of age.
His funeral takes placo from tho
Catholic cathedral at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. Tho funeral of
Private Van Kureu will be from
St. Andrew's catuodral at 10
Advance TkraUr Katri.
The ndvonco enlo for sonts for
tho McKee-llnnkin Company that
opens noxt woek has beon highly
satisfactory. Tho season sale has
boon 60 largo that thoBO dosiring
the best seats will do well to make
selections promptly. The reputa
tion of this company is such that
Honolulu people do not hnvo to
wait to "eeo if tho plays nro good."
Tho football game botweon tho
Pennsylvnnin nnd Punahou teams
promises to bo n good ouo. Tho
lino up of tho Pennsylvnnin will
bo nbout tho samo ns the Inst timo
thoy played. Tho Punahou tenm
will bo ub published in tho Bul
mjtin yosterday. Qurao will be
called nt 3:30. Boforo tho game
a-match raco 100 yards dash be
tween two of the sprinters at Camp
McKinloy will tnke place. Ad
mission 25 cents.
Dr. nuuter, pro torn manager of
tho Kickapoo entertainments, pro
mises n groat bill for tonight and
offers ns an inducement to visitor
freo sont, free entortaiument, frei
soap; all for a dime.
SHADE FOR THE HIGHWAYS
The Board of Agrlcnltnre Transacts -a
Yarlety of Business.
Professor Koebele (o Return and InvesttfiaU
CofTee Diseases Ccmailss'.cner to Do
More York on Outside.
There was n meeting of tho
Board of Agriculture this morn
iug: Pitfietit: Minister J. A.
King, pre'ident ex olh'cio; Allnn
Herbert, E W.Jordan, T.J. King,
Wray Taylor, mombors, nnd By
rou O. Clark, Commissioner of Ag
riculturo and secretary.
It wns ngreed that tho work of
forebt plnnting is to bo complotud.
An additional mnn is to be hired
Tor cleariug the Japaneso vines
from foreBt trees.
Tho bcubo of the Board wns re
enrded, that, whon the Nuunna
Pali road is fiuinhed, it should bo
plnuted with shade trees.
Tho Commissioner was autho
rized to plant shade tfos ou tho
public highwnys genernlly. He
took occasion, in this connection,
to call attention to tho destruction
of shade nloug tho Palama road by
telephone linemen. Iu answer to
a question by T. J. King, tho pre
sident said the telephone linemen
wro not authorial to "mutilate"
trees nlong tho highways, but had
tho privilege of trimming them
away from their wires.
The Becn-tary was directtd to
write to Piofeifsor Koebele, euto
inologUt of tho Board, to return
and take up the itiNPStigatiou of
coffee, blights nnd other plnnt
diseases. Ohm, where a fung.iB
has attacked the coffee, is to ho
first visited. Mr. CIrk is to au-
C'lmpany Profos'or Koebolo in a
tour of all distiicts.
Mr. Taylor wns appointed to
look up a young clerk, Hawaiian
lad preferred, to assist the secre
tary in minor routiuo and attend ,
tho office, while Mr. Clark goes
out t) Mipei intend tho practical
work of tho Board and visit plan
tations. Iu nil probnbility m ex
periment station of, say, fire ucrcs
will bo started bouio" hereon ,o
government reservations, whoro
Mr. Clark will tako up his abode
nud conduct experiments iu culti
vating valuable plants.
Quern or Curnlval.
Minister and Mrs. H. E. Cooper
are to givo a public reception to
Miss Anna Boso of Hilo, the re
turned Queen of tho carnival nt
Topekn, KansaH, ou Monday oven-ing-
It will bo the first largo
social iimciion Held m Mr. Loop
or's new mansion in Manoa val
ley. There will bo a bus service
from the trnunvnys terminus nt
Punahou to tho plnco. Tho ro
caption to Miss ltoso is iu har
mony with t ho wishes of many
Thoro wns n good turnout of
eighteen luombnrB, nud n fine
practice, of tho Y. M. O. A. Or
cheBtra yesterdny ovening. For
tho first time Indy members took
part, thero being two of them
Highest Honors World's Fair.'
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure urnp.-CfCflni of Tartar Powder.
40 YEARS IT STANDARD,