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PIQIllmtfAY CHARACTERIZE THE ADVERTISER'S COMMENT ON THE BULLETINS SAN FRANCISCO SUPPLEMENT.
Willie on' Contemporry j
APPROVAL of the
Alt Patrons of the Progressive Bulletin Do Business on a Business Basis.
Vol. VI. No.,,1130.
HONOLULU, H. 1., SATU11DAY, JANUARY 28, 1899.
PltlOK 5 OlJNTS.
MAY BE THE W.B. STARBUCK
SAN FRANCISCO SPECIAL
EAGAIJ COURT MARTIAL
WAS FIGHTING IN SAMOA
U. S, TUGBOAT IROQUOIS
j. "v -y
The Noenu 'arrived in port this
foroDoon with fullor details of the
wreck oE the vessel found nlong
tho Hnninkun coast. Sho is Dot a
three raaetod sehonner ns report
od by tho Upolu, Dor yet is she on
the Kolialn count. ijho is a very
Inrge vessel and isvon tho Hama
kuo coast at-Apnn,,iicar Loupa
hoduM ' Pursot Tom Whito tells
the following Htory:
"Wo did not nppronoh close to
the wreck as did the Kiunu, but
nntivos ennui nboard the Nopiiu
nud told ns nil that had boon
learned up to yesteiday ufterno n.
"At Apua tiro throe gulch' s In
two of these an) uutivi1. In the
third tli i' re arc none. Near this
liiit is tho wreck. Sho id broken
iulo Four pii'ocs nud only her hull
romnins. Parts of the vessel are
at Wiumauu, near Wnipio.
"An Ainerioan flng was found
on tho ship by natives.
This would in.hcite hr register.
From nppoirnuce, tho wreck
would eeoiu to bo that of tho W.
II. Stnrbuuk that took fire at sea
some timo ago.
"L'hu name hal not yet been ob-
taiuod when wo loft as it was so
Tough, no ono c.iuld gt(nen'.
Pare of it was under w.iter und
the otlior part in tho sand
"It id pi)8iblo that tho wrock
rnny have been at Apua for some
time as the place i vbry seldom
visite I. Twi uativo fishermen
discovert d it Grst. On the boaoh
near by, wns fouud a body without
bold, arms and one leg. It will
1)0 remembered that, whoa the
crew oE the S nrbuck darted th-i
ship, the c ok disappeared nud
was'not heard of agsin. It may
bo his bo ly that w is found."
A vpry clover reminder of tho
Cresln Blauoa wiunt is being sunt
out ty ftliiclHriaiin & uo. it is a
spriij of grape vine attachrd to n
posttl card on which tho excel
lence of the Grrsta Ulauca vine
yard uroduota-id &et firth.
To Our Lady Patrons !
We extend a special invitation to call,
spect out displays, and then order for the
We've out forth a special effort to make
our handsome establishment attractive and
our varied stock tempting, from window dis
plays to rear counters.
In the line of extra dinner stock we have :
Dressed Turkey, Geese nnd
Celery, Culitornlii Cnbbnfic.
Fresh Apples, Novel Oranges.
JScw Nuts and Raisins.
We're talking about PURE TEAS (which
we have in great variety) now-a-days, too,
and backing up our arguments with "Tea
Leaves," the latest booklet out, and last, but
by no means least, the "Simon Pure " article
itself. Ask for "Tea Leaves" when you; call.
J. T. WATERHOUSE
The special San Frnncieco sup
ploraant published by the Bulle
tin met with general commenda
tion in J ho business community.
These good words spoak for them
W. E. Brown, broker It was a
vtry attractive edition. I am sure
every one was well pleaded with it.
Col. J. H. Fiehor, Bishop Uank
A fine looking paper. Had lnid
it aside to road ut my loisure. Will
take it homo to cut the pictures
out this aft 'moon.
Juo. II. Soper, Hawaiian Nows
Co. It will certainly do those ad
vertising in tho issue a greid deal
of good, bringing them to thn no
tice of poople. here in an entirely
new way. It was well gotten up
Eakin & Whitmnn, bicycle deal
ers It was a good sehomo. Every
body speaks well oE it It hIiows
enterprise on the part oE the Bul
letin. Golden Rulo Bazaar, nows deal
ersIt was n pood edition. Tho
work was fine. When yojt,cnn't go
to Hau Francisco it is a good thing
to bring San fc rnnnnon to you.
ManuEacturor'- Shoo Co. Good
looking paper. Think it would be
n very good number to send to
peopb in tho States. It giv s im
ports nud exports nnd buoab trade
relations between Hawaii and the
Hf Broken Op'n.
The largo saEo in tho ofOco oE
Gear, Lansing & Co. wns broken
ii.to early this morning and all oE
tho money it contained extracted.
A gang of men under the direction
oE V. L Hopper did tho work.
On account oE something going
wrong with tho mochanism oE tho
combination lock it made it ne
cessary tQvdxill through the sides
(o gain an entrance. '
Mrs. Moannuli and fivo deck
passengers wcro all the Noenu
brought from Hamnkua.
and oersonally in
The famous "Snow Flake" brand
of Canned Vegetables I Corn,
Succotash, Tomntocs, etc.
And Fancy Groceries In cndlcws
CROCKERY .. HARDWARE
General Merrill Is. at the Head of
Largely Regular Array Officers General Miles
May Also Have to Face a
Court of Inquiry.
Washington, Jan. 18. The de
tail for tho court-martial which is
to try Commissary Qenoral Engan
on charges growing out of his
BtntementB boEoro the War Inves
tigation Commission latt week, in
which he attacked Qenernl Miles,
wns made public nt tho War De
partment to night.
Tho court is made upoEthirteon
army oflicis, of whom Major
General Wotdey Merritt is at the
head, and a judge advocate, nud it
is to meet in this city on "Wedues
dny, the 25th inst.or ns soon
thereafter ns practicable, this
qualification being nocossary be
cause a number oE tho members
nre nt distant points und will ro
quire soma ilays to adjust their
affairs and reach this city.
MIXK4 MAY HAVE TO ANSWEIt.
New York, Jan. 18. There is
serious talk in administration cir
cles ns to tho advisability df court
martialing General Miles or of
rolieving him Erom duty as com
maudirig general oE tho army. It
is ranuifost that tho President and
Secretary of War nro not yet
done with Genorul Miles, nnd thnt
it is proposed to take notion of
so'ne kind against him; but what
its ohnrnctor will bo will depend
largely upon developments oE the
Engan triabnud of tho report of
tho War Iovestiuutiou Commis
sion. J. he administration is in
censed at General Miles becnuse
of tho tenacity with which he has
continued tho beef iuvebtication.
notwithstanding that tho war com
mission fouud, ns a result of its
inquiry, that tho beof furnished to
the army was good and had not
undoigone chemical tioatmout.
Tbe Walmea llrltlur.
Superintendent W. E. Unwell
went to Waiinea iu the moruiug
train, to give tho lovold to tho car
penter eroding tho steol bridge
ovor the river. All oE the material
is on tho ground and the erection
of the bridge is a government job.
To avoid rinugnr from the impact
of drift iu floods, two long spans
will tuko tho place oE trestlo work.
The hddg is sitna'ed mauka of
tho railwny bridge.
The hauling c inin oE the mar
ine railwuv is being doctored with
tiro and iiu'iimer a' the Honolulu
Iron Work-. Its text im lias bt
come cryrt allized fiom loi ser
vice, whio't has cans d sovernl
breaks latoly. It will bo some
days before any more hauling o n
be done on tho was. A n w
chain U, meantime, on the wy
out from New York.
Cricket match hetwenu teams
from the H. 0.0. and Theo."H.
DavieB & Co. at ' :30 o'clock this
afternoon on tbo old pnrade
The Royal Baking Powder
was specially selected
for use in both the Army
and Navy because of its
purity, strength and per
fect keeping qualities,
which render it service
able under all conditions
of climate and tempera
ture. These qualities are
peculiar to the Royal
and make it indispensa
ble for domestic, as well
as Government use.
Mataafa Objects to .Decision of
Said to Result from Action of German Con
snl Press Dispatches not Fully Cred
ited In Washington.
Auckland (N. Z.), January 18.
Samoan advices just received
herd say that Chief Justice Cham
bqrs, on December 31et, declared
Maliotoa Tnmus to hnvo been
flee tod King, in 'succession to the
into King Mnlieton. The ChioE
Justice also announced that Ta
maeeBO had been elected Vice
King. Chief MataaEa was dis
qualified. The consuls oE the United States
ana ureal uritain, and tue cap-,
tains oE the German warship
Fttlko and tho British warship
Porpoise, met the Gorman Consul,
who refused to recognizn Malio
ton Tamus abd declined to co
operato iu tho disposal of the Sa
moan, who thereupon assembled
iu large number nt Muliuu, armed
themselves and surrounded (he
municipality. Mnlioto Tamus nud
Taiuasese mustered about 201)0,
well armed, but supplied with de
fective ammunition. The British
and Amoricau Consuls eudeavor
ed to avert hostilities, but fighting
wns aommoucod on Jaunary 1st.
Mnlieton TamilH nud Tnmasose
fought brnvely, but COO of their
followers wero captured. Then,
disheartened and outnumbered,
tho two ohiefs sought rofuge on
the liritish warship nnd then fol
lowers sought 1 protection under
tho nnuB of th" Porpoise. Mata
a fa's loss wns siity-onn men kill
ed and wounded, and Malietoa
Tamus lost twolvo men killed and
Tho foreign readouts were
placed under the protection of n
detnohniont of men belonging to
the British ship and Chief Justice
Chambers nnd his family wont on
board of her.
Tho followers of Mataafa looted
and burned Apia, destroying the
plnutntions and pillaged consider
ably in the couutry.
Toe Consols decided to recog
nizo Matnufa and his chiofa as a
provisional government, ponding
tho receipt of instructions irom
Afterwards, Dr. Raffel nud tho
German Consul closed the
Suprome Court, declaring that tho
power was vested in them. Tho
British and American Consuls
thon appealed to the Captain of
the British ship Porpoise, who
landed a force of bluejackets, and
Chief Justico Chambers, undor
their guard, took his sent.
Mataafa hold aloof Erom theso
Inst devolopmoutd. Tho excite
ment continues. '
WILL MAINTAIN OVR niGUTN.
Unlttd Hlnlr. Will' llr.ent Garman Air
Washington, January 18.' The
situation in the Baraoan islands is
realized boro to bo full of gravity.
F r Borao timo past there has beon
an oxobange of corrospondouco be
tween tbo throe governments, par
tios to tno treaty ot uoriin, res
pecting ( tho choice of a successor
to tho 'late King Maliotoa, and
some friction dovolopod owing to
tho strict adherence of the United
States Govornmout to tho terms of
the treaty .
The statements iu the dispatoh
from Auckland aro not regardod
here ns conclusive, for tho ronBon
thnt they nre in coniliot with tho
provisions of tho treaty. IX as re
ported, Rfiffel tbo Prosidont of
the Municipal Council at Apia,
and the Qorinan Consul, Rose,
have seized tho Suprome Court
and pronounced (uemsolves prac
tically dictators, it is said hero
that thev havo violated tbo treaty
absolutely. Tho Chief Justice,
Continued 011 Pago 4.
Arrival From San
Lieut. Chas. F. Pond In Command Has
Crew of Thirty- Fire Bluejackets
Twelve Hen la Engine Room,
Tho U. 8. Tugboat Iroquois,
formerly "tho Fearless of San
Francisco, arrived in port and
nuchored in nnvnl row nenr Sum
ner'd Island at about 8:30 o'clock,
a little over 8J days from San
Francisco. A pleasant trip was
spnnt nnd tho Iroquois enlore'd
port in ns good shape ns if sho had
left San Francisco yesterday.
The Iroquois comos here to re
main permanently and is classed
ns a station vessel, oiuco elio
wns bought by tho United Statot
Govorniuent nt the opening of thn
war with Spain, sho hns been iu
tbo Nnvy nnd is now officered by
nnvnl officers nud manned by
bluejackets. She wns put in com
miHsiou Ducorabor 13, 1893
The Iroquois is n fino looking
boat, built for wear and tern.
Her record ou tho PaciDc
Coist when owned ,by J. D. Spree
kel & Co., is well' known. She
is of 720 tons displacement and
her iudicated horse potior is 1200
Her maximum speed is 14 knots
Tho Iroquois is 145 feot long nud
27 feet bentn. Her conl capacity
is 205 tons and with thnt nniouni
she cu trnvel 3500 miles, flow
over, she hns n record of tiOOO
miles nt a stretch. To do this, it
was of course necessary to curry
coal on the tug'B deck
Lieut. Oh'as F. Pond, Com
maimer oE tho Iroquois, was here
two years ngo on tho Alert. After
ho went back from bore, ho to
ported for duty at tho NewYorkNn
vy Yard. Lieut. Pocd wsh uaviiia
tor of tbo Panther throughout tho
war in Cuba and saw very active
Tho other ollicers of tho Iro
quoin nro Ensigns B. B. Biorer
and G. L. P. Stone. Thoro are
two potty officer, Hospital Stow
ard llitz who has tho same dutieB
us a Burgeon on a reuular mau-of-war,
and Chief Machinist Au
borlin, who has tbo duties of
Ohiof Engineer. Thoro are thirty
fivo blu jackets and twelve men in
the engine room.
,The passengers aro Col. Evor
nrd Bieror, father of Eusigu
Bieror and a voteraa of the Civil
War, hero on a pleasuro trip, nud
Master John Pond, son oE tbe
commander of tho Iroquois. , Ho
is from Hiawatha, Kas.
Tile Iroquois carrios two 37 mm
Hofebbiss 1 evolving cnuuoui and
ono G mm Colt's guu.
OPPOSITION TO THE GABLE
"Washington, Jan. 18. The
commjtteo on intorstato and for
eign, commorco had the right of
way in the House today, aud buo
ceedod in passing quite a number
of bills of minor importance, most
of which authorized tho construc
tion of lighthouses, fog signals,
Thou tbe bill to grant the Paci
fio Cable Company a subsidy of
8100,000 a year for twenty years
for tho construction of and opera
tion of a cablb was called up nnd
a very s'Airited debate, which con
sumed the remainder of tho duy,
The"opposition was headed by
Corliss.Oll.) of Michigan, who nd-
vocatedthe construction of a Gov-.,
omnium cauie. xm conclusion woh
reached at tho hour of adjourn
ment, and as tho speoial order un
der which thn Houso was operat
ing today expired with the ad
journment, and as objection wa
mndo to fixing another day for iU
consideration, it goes ovor in
definitely until the committee cun
got another day or until a special
order is adoptod.
REORGANIZED CHURCH OF JESUS
ClIRIST.-Servlces In Mllll?nl Hall, rear
of Opera House, next Sunday as follows:
10 a. m. Sunday School ; preaching In Ha
waiian 1 1 a. m. and 6:30 p. m. Preach
ing In EtiRllsh at Vyo p. m. by Elder
U. V. Greene; subject, "The S!Rns of
the Times." All are Incited to come
W Pique nnd Jealousy.
The Advertiser this morning pays
the following compliment to the
enterprise of the I'rogresshe Bulle
SAYING AND DOING.
Hulletln, Dec. 7, i&)3. It (The
Bulletin) publishes no foreign ads,
like that of the Emporium (San
Francisco) to conillct, jeopardize and
assassinate the Interests of local
Bulletin, Jan. 27, 1809. The
(S111 Francisco) business houses re
presented in the Bulletin's (today's)
spechl San Francisco) edition nre
cordially recommended. Their re
putation for business integrity iind
prompt attention to the demands of
tltr triilf ct mile i Itli 4li Mirhtt
among American firms.
Here Is a list of the San I'ran-
O 1ei mi.. r t. i,..fi.lr .. k
VI-H.UIMUUII3UI IMC UU1ICUII, II1U11) M
O of whom already have Honolulu JS
Agencies, and none work a detrl" g
ment to Hoifolulii business Interests: S
Singer Siwlng Machines Hono. s3
lulu Agency, i6J Bethel Street. S
Christy and Wise, wholesale K
llounr nirents. 3
John G. Ills & Co. .Manufac
tures of ranges and kitchen utensils.
L. I. Degen. Manufactures of
belting and lace leather.
O'Brien Sons. Manufactures of
high grade vehicles. V. W.
Wright, Honolulu Agent.
Pacini States Type Foundry.
Type in mufacturers and dealers.
Orlrntal Stenmslilp Company.
H. IbcUteld, Honolulu Agents. .
Neville & Co.-1J.irs, twine, etc.
Lachinan & Jacob!, California
wines. II. HackfelJ & Co., Hono
Union Gas Engine Co. Gasoline
Holl Bros. Co., manufacturers of
carriages. W. W. Wright, Hono
Haas Brothers, Importers of blue
point oysters to Honolulu.
California Fertilizer Works.
Have done satisfactory business
with Honolulu firms for years.
B iil of California. Charles R.
Bishop, vice president.
F. B. Dillam. & Co.-Sells
brooms to llnnoluuWirms.
Francis Valentine Co. Printers.
Blake. Moffitt & Towne, paper
Otis, McAllister & Co. Buyers
of 1 lau'.illnn Coffpe.
Tubles Cordage Co. Sells to'
Hlsdon Iron Works. Sunnlles
Sugar firms, and has already many
The comment of the Advertiser
ciiTfrfvli: Itc rui'n nrrmniiMit iliit Ic
universally condemned by fair I
minded business men.
Href from California.
TJiei Mtlropolitnu Meat Co. will
soon inaugurate, a sobeme for the
deliveiy here of prime beof froia
California. A re.gularcold htongo
room is being inndnon theAuftra
lia, which will- accommodate sev
J. T. WntarhoiiHo invite tho la
dies to call at their store today.
Highest Honors World's Fair
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
X Pure Orapc Cream of Tartar Vovtitt
40 YEAP.S 17" STANDARD