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Vol. VI. No. 1138.
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1899.
Piiiob 5 Cents.
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2UOIIOAN CITY NOTES.
.8eend Traniport 'gallfil far Manila
Tho Transport Morgan
.Dillon commandor, sailed
the old fishmarkot wharf at
. m, today for Manila.
Tho band was on the wharf to
play a farewell concert and a
largo crowd of people was down to
Tho decks of the Morgan City
prcsouted a very gay appearance
Men and women wero decorated
with lois. Tho flower girls on tho
wharf did a vory good business.
3Ir3, Nicbol, wife of the former
captain of the1 U. S. S. Benning
ton nod nresent commander of tho
Monadnook, was visited by a largo
number of friends whom sho mot
when hero last.
There are ten postal olerks go-
inc through to Manila in the Mor
gan City. They put off calling at
the Post Oilico uutil tho vory JaBt
moment so that it was impossible
for tho employes there to do any
thing in tho way of ontortaining
Evidently, tho pooplo hero who
Tiavo friends in Manila, do not
Tilaco much conGdenco in tho
speed of the Morgan Oity, for on
ly I half u bag of mail was taken
from this port.
The threo men left hero by tho
Scandia was sont aboard tho Mor
gau City this morning to be taken
on lo join their regiment
Captain Dillon of tho Morgan
City stated this morning that his
ship would return to this port on
her w.iy to San Francisoo.
About a half hour previous to
tho doparlure of the transport,
the whistles woro kept going at
intervals of ton minutes. This
was for tho bonoGt of any of tbo
passengers who might happen to
bo uptown. This proved very
useful in the caso of two soldiers.
Tho Honolulu Drug Co. will
sorvo freo soda at their opening on
HERE'S THE LIST:
GUNPOWDER. The kind that
Grandmother has such pleasant recollec
BASKBT-FIRED JAPS. "Spider
Leg" types pure, uncolored teas.
PAN-FlltED JAPS. Commonly
called "Green Teas."
YOUNG HYSONS. Another of the
"Green Tea" types.
Richest, heaviest, most bracing of
all 1 eas. You'll find ours perfect.
OOLONGS. From Formosa, one of
the banner tea districts of the world.
CEYLONS. A line that's making a
name for itself in the world.
ASSAMS. (Orange Pekoes). Teas
of India. Similar to the Ceylons, though
of flavors peculiarly their own.
BLENDS.-Our "Waverley Blend,"
from fanciest blacks; "Premium Blend,"
from fanciest blacks and greens: and
"Guafan-Tea Blend.'Trom standard blacks,
are scientific combinations of the most
delicately flavored of the above-mentioned
varieties, and teas which we guarantee to
be of greatest strength and most delicate
flavors obtainable, and, above all,
1 nn I AUd ftvt I rt A U fltAAjl I ift I A n I
UiUy 111, CAUHMIIC UUI &UUU3, VlC31 Hllll.
J Good Tea 1
V Honolulu ? I
line inquiry into our methods, then decide
uiry into our metnous, men ueciue wnere
Y.ur neighbors tried if, AND THEY'RE
J. T. WATERHOUSE
ju CROCKERY .
A $3UO Reward.
A roward of $500 has beon offor-
ol by Marshal Brown for tho ar-
r.'st of Saito, a Japanoaa who is
supposed to havo beon implicated
in the recent rapo ense-of Maida,
now in jail. It will be remem
bered that tho woman who was so
brutally assaulted by Maida. died.
It was not known that Saito had
anything to do with tho matter
until just recently. When thoy
camo to look for him, it was found
that Saito was missing. He had
hoird tho officers wero after him
and with the assistance of friends,
For Importing Opium.
Ah Ohoy, a Chinaman in quar
antine, was arrestod this morning
by Quard Kamai. Ah Choy was
caught with a largo teapot in tho
false bottom of which wbb quito a
largo quantity of opium. The
gnard noticod some black stuff
oozing from a small holo in tho
bottom ot the teapot ana, examin
ing moro closely found opium.
Thoro was tea in the pot but it
bad novor beon pat on tbo firo to
Orrgon Dojrt A.Uor.
Yestorday afternoon late blue
jackets camo nibore from tbo
Oregon in the steam launch which
is now making rogular runs to the
boat landing. The boys had boon
on tho wator soma little time, so
somo of them celebrated. Two or
threo made th'ir preseuco at the
Orphoam very obnoxious by howl
ing and using loud language dur
ing the progress of the play.
Itrapect for Judge Widemann.
Tho Circuit Court in torm will
adjourn over all of Thursday out
of respoot for tho lato Judgo
Widemann, a former Justico of
Foreign Jury Oiled.
Judge Stanley has called the
foreign jury for tomorrow morn
We awoke to a realizing sense of
your "pilikia" months ago, and
have since been systematically at
work searching through lines of
samples, as we could procure them,
(any old thing won't satisfy us when
buying), for just what we desired.
At last we have accumulated a stock
which we are willing to submit to
you. Pure, delicious teas they are,
in the old-fashioned lead-lined chests.
Teas that we'll sell- to you by
honest sixteen-ounce weight.
Teas that you may examine in
broad daylight before you hand your
have never been
since they left the
UUIIIC. fll UUI
you like. AT OUR
vou wish to trade.
ON OUR LIST.
Think It over.
' Can Get It
FRED. J. CROSS INSPECTOR
Accepts Position Offered by Board of
States Some Facts la Connection with Bis
Work Wiring In Honolulu Not
F. J. Cross, tho expert electri
cian has accepted the position as
inspector offered him by tho Board
of, Underwriters. Tho first move
of tho Tnew inspector is to send to
an persons lurnisuing oiecirio wir
ing for public and privnto houses
a lotter calling attontion to the ro
gulations of the underwriters and
asking strick observance.
Speaking of tho important -work
he now has on hand Mr. Gross
"You ask mo why a buildincr
improperly . wirod for electric
lighting a moro hazardous risk
for the firo underwriters than one
n which the wiring has beon dono
in conformity with our rules, in
auswer io which I.might give you
multiplicity of ronsoiiH, suuico
it that I give you a few of tho
"Moisture and olectrolvtio
action causing surcharging and
deterioration of conductors are the
cnuso of more than fifty per cont
of all Gres originating from tho
ubo of olectricity and I venture to
say that many thousands of dol
lars in losses throughout tho
United States annually cdnld bo
traced to luoso two causes. Many
Gres which are passed upon as
cauBO unknown, would, woro evi
dence not destroyed, bo charged to
tuo oleoma light wiring.
"Wherever a current of elec
trioity passes, bo it ovor so small
in oyer so largo a conductor; a
certain ratio of beat is goneratod,
and under certain conditions an
amount of electricity will flow in
excess of tho safe carrying capa
cityof fho conductor as to heat it
sufficiently to ignite any combus
tiblo material it may bo in con
tact with, consequently wo aim
to havo all wires so strung that
in the ovont of thoir becoming
superheated to such nn extent
that should tbo hydrocarbon or
rubber insolation drop off as a
result of it, tho baro wiro would
nt no point bo in contact with
"Do you consider tho wiring of
tho buildings in Honolulu as sa
tisfactory or in accordance with
your roles ?"
"Some of them ure, and some
"Will you condemn thoso that
aro not ?"
"I shall mo'ely notify tho board
and they will nu tliir pleasure.
"Do you anticipate any troublo
in enforoing your rules ?"
"No, tho rules wo have adopted
are the ones made and compiled
by the national boarc of Gre un
derwriter at Chicago, and tho
various electrical farms here havo
assured mo of their williugnous
and intontionof working by them.
I do not think tnoro will bo any
friction, as I believe every ono
will u,ct in harmony with in in
my onderfvor to raise the standard
of publio e,afety."x
Do not, because the alum
baking powders may be a
little lower in price, risk
your health by using them.
Royal is a pure Baking
Powder, free from alum,
and makes healthful food.
It is really more economi
cal in use than the lower
priced powders, because it
is of greater strength and
JUDGE WIDEMANN IS DEAD
End of Long and Honorable Lite Comes
Career of Dead Publicist from Birth Was a
Jurist and Statesman In Hawaii
Funeral on Thursday.
Judgo Widomann died at his
home hi this city ot twenty min
ntos'aftor nino this morning. The
event wh9 not unexpeetod, having
been imminent for many weeks
past. Infirmities of ago consti
tuted the last illness of tho vonor
nblo patriarch. Dr. F. L. Miner
was in attendance on tho dying
man, but medical skill could do
nothing excepting to assuago the
pains of doath, The roan who has
thus passed nway was ono of tho
oldest, as woll as most prominent
residents of tho Hawaiian Islands.
Although soveral times within tho
past few years he has had to go
into retirement on account 01 ill
ness! the iutorvals aro only recont
wbon his erect and statoly Gguro
hasbeon a familiar object on tho
streets. The Judge made a valiant
figb against iuexorablo Timo.
Until compelled to retreat, on
every threatening occasion, his
voiao was strong, his step brisk,
his, bearing courageous and his
Tho funornl will tako plnco from
tbofCatbolio Cathedral at 3:30 p
m. on Thursday.
Hermann A. Widemann has had
a remarkably active and varied
career. The story of his life is
ono that convoys a lesson of in
dustry and porseveranco Jo all
yoang men with nto before tuomlrus urn not own tho land m quos
and nothing to draw upon for
raising thoraBolvcs in tho world
excepting their own resources of
intelligence, stamina and pluck.
'(HermannA. Widemann wnnbnrn
ajHildceoim in Hanovor,Qermany,
on .uecomuor za.ioa, maicing uim
sevonty-six years of ago last Christ
mnsEve. He camo of a military
family. His father had eeon sor
vico during the Napoleonic ora of
1812-15, both in Russia and in
France. Besides receiving a thor
ough general education, young
Widemann was especially trained
for tho profession of his father.
He becamo restive under his pros
pects of promotion, howovor, when
ho saw his classmates taking pro
codenco over him in receiving
commissions for no reason but
their moro aristooratio connec
tions. Being also restless in private
mercantile busiuoss.ho left it and
went to soa as la cabin boy in 1810.
After serving in the Baltic and
Mediterranean for two year?',
Widemann shipped on a whaler
bound for tho Pacific. It was up
on this voyage, in tho yoar 1843,
that he Grst landed in Honolulu.
From hero ho stayed with his ves-
sol during a oruiso to tho Arctic,
and roturning to Honolulu in 1811
he went back to .buropo and
studied navigation. He roturnod
to Houolulu in 1816 and, seeing a
groat future for tbo Hawaiian 1b1
nods, decided to mako this his
Mr. Widomann began lifo hero
as private tutor in an English
family. He caught tho California
poldfover in 1818,and was one of tho
oarliost pionoors in that Eldorado.
Aftor being engaged a time in tho
oustom hoaso at Ban 'Francisco,,
ue wont into mining nut uiu not
Gnd it profitable. Concluding that
California was not tho country ho
had pictured to himself, he roturn
ed to tho Hawaiian Islands' in
June, 1819, since whon this has
boon his homo. Ho entored poli
tics aud many of the highost posi
tions in the country woro givon
him to occupy.
Mr. Widemann, for his Grst Ha
waiian office, was sheriff of Eauai.
Kamohameha IV on July 10,
1809, appointod him as Socond
Continued on Page 8.
H0UGHTAIL1NG IS CLEAR
The Government Loses Its First Two
Cases Tbis Term.
ill of Opium Possessor Is Forfeited Ad
Answer Contradicted Somo Probate
Matters at Chambers.
Dan Houghtailing was put on
trial this moruiug before Judgo
Stanley for Belling liquor without
a liconBO. Tho jury consisted of
John Ahsing, S Laanui, W H Ka
humoku, Peter Souza, D Kama,
Chas Silva, John Makaonn, Geo
Hooknno, M Keliina, Solomon Ee
kipi, J Nalau and S H Oni.
Mossrs. Dolo and Atkinson prose
cuted, J. T. Do Bolt nppeariog
for tho defendant. Ti? dofeneo
bad no witnesses excepting somo
of thoso for tho prosecution ro
callcd. At 11:53 ,tho jury retired
to consider thoir verdict. At
about 1:15 thoy returned with a
verdict of not guilty, throe dissout-
John Kalaukoa was ftCqailted
of larceny socond dogree by a na
tivo jury yesterday afternoon.
Ah Tin, for whom J. M. David
son appeared, bad his bail for opi
um in possession forfoited by
order of judge Stanley this morn
Hii Pilipi by her attorney,
Cocil Brown, has discontinued her
suit against Lolekaua and Y. Ah
Eauimakaolo Lazarus by her
attorney, W. A. Henshall, has
mado a replication to the nnswer
of Aloxnndor Lazarus to her com
plaint. She contradicts him iu
saying that tho lato Joseph Lnza-
1 " " - . . -.
Judgo Porry has approved tho
accounts of J. A. Magoon, guaid
ian of Jamos Love, spend
thrift, upon the report of Jns. A.
Thompson,ma8ter, on the 1897 ao
count, and that of P. D. Eellott,
Jr , master, on tho J898 "account.
Tho guardian is givon SI under
charge of commission, aud ordered
tochargo eight percent interest
instead of nino percent on over
drafts as heretofore. The ward
has gono in uobt to the guardian
$721.18 for tho past year.
In approving tho account for
tho year ending April, 1898, of J.
A. Magoon, guardian of ltobecca
Panoo Humeku, spendthrift, on
tho report of P. D. Eellott, Jr.,
maBtor, Judge Porry instructstho
guardian to credit the ward with
$12. GG ovorcharge of commissions
in his next account. The priuoi
pal account shows receipts of
8G993.51 and a balance of $1993.
51, and tho income account re
ceipts of S1G25.13 and a balanco of
8381.20. Tho amonnt invested is
M. N. Sanders petitions for
letters of administration to him
polf on tbo oatato of his lato wife,
Mario J. Sandors, which consists
of about SGOO in tho Postal Sav
Ifrnrjr Villa In Chrjt,
Nothing has yet beon heard of
Stanmore, tho man for whom the
police aro looking. Ho wau bpou
aboard tho Scandia Saturday after
Honry Vida, ono of tho young
mon who handed ovor cash to
Stanmoro for tho latter's interest
in Long Branch, is now in ohargo
at that placo.
Run Hat Stopped.
Tho sales of tho now issuo of
two-cont postage stamps at the
Post Office has settled down to tho
formor lovol. The thousand dol
lar purchases havo stopped. How
ovor, oven with the ordinary pales,
it will not bo many moons boforo
tho snpply runs out.
Tho Gshing schooner Mnlrlo
camo in yesterday with quito a lot
of fish from tbo Molnkai fishing
banks. Sho will sail again some
Reorganized church of Jesus
CHRIST holds meetings as follows la
AMIIIanl Hall, rear of Opera House: Sunday
io a. m. Bible class; 1 i a. m. preaching In
Hawaiian; 6:30 p. m. preaching Hawaiian;
7:30 p. rn. preaching In English ; Wednes
day 7:30 p. m. prayer meeting.
Articles of association havo
been filed iu tho Iutorior office
for theCoyno, Mchrtcn Futniluro
Co., Limited. Its purposes aro
buying, soiling and otherwise
dealing in goods, wares, morohan
diso and otner pprsoual property;
also, carrying on of the uphol
stery and furnituro bueiness, tbo
manufacturing and repairing of
furniture, mattroBBOs, etc.; also,
tbo buying, selling) leasing and
etherwiuo doaling in real estate,
Tho torru is Gfty yoars nqd tlio
capital stock is 810,000
with tho privlleco 6? in
creasing, it to 50.000 and
tho par vaho of shores $100 each.
Artl"lU Ooyuo, J A Mehrtou, Wm
t mute, 11 Armitiigo and J A
Magoon are tho incorporators.
Messrs. Coyno nnd" Mohrten,
whoso existing business is the
foundation of the company, nro
rcopectivoly presidont and vico
president, Mr. Armitago, secre
tary and troasuror, nnd Mr, Ma
Charlrr In l'rrll.
Castlo it Cooke, Ltd., declino to
load tho bark Wilhcott with sugar
while she U without a registered
flag. Geo W Mucfnrliiue, appli
cant for Hawaiian registry, is
pressing for the carrying out of
charter. Notwithstanding tho
stipulation Gled in court on Satur
day, hetwoen the Government aud
soveral applicants for Hawaiian
icgistry lo the effect that tho
venBolH might bo measured for
such registry nnd proceed on their
voyages the charterers decliuo to
risk ono nnd a quarter million
dollars' worh of sugBr in vesaalav
that may nrrive at thoir destina
tion without a Gig that will be re
cognized. MOHUAN C1TV ACCIDENT.
Tho Morgan1 Clly started out
wi h Gying colors this forenoon '
but tho did not get away as soon
ao anticipated. It was 12:30 p. ra.
beforo she filially stoimod out the
At first Capt. Dillon backed tbo
ship into tho mud, and when off
tho OcoHuio whorf the stern line
fouled tho propollor.
That Ml.ilnic Link.
Tho contract fur building tbo
Eaupakuteu section of tho Hilo
aud Hnumkua road has beon
awarded to tbo Volcano Stables
Co. for SG719. A kick made by a
Hilo paper-saying tho section
would bo built by couvict labor
aud tako two years is proved to
havo beon prpmaturo, '"
The Hawaiian Gizetto Co. has
beon awarded tho contract for
printing tho nuuual roport of tho
Minister of tho Interior. The
prices aro 80 cents a pago for plain
matter and figures, aud $1.20 a
pago for figures aud rulowork.
Strangers consult The Bulletin's
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