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THE LVBN1NG BULLETIN'. HONOLULU, H. 1., FEBRUARY 13, 1899.
Published Every Day, except Sunday, at no King
trect, Honolulu, II. I., by the
BULLETIN PUBLISHING COMPANY.
W. R. FARRINGTON !. ... . . Editor
DANIEL LUOAN Cltyldllor
MONDAY, FliB. 13, 1899.
"Willi n murder mystery nod a
Bcoaforitil olocliun, Honolulu kpojH
up with tin1 tiiueb hb evidenced iD
contompornrirs of tho Stntos.
Tim expoHitioo fml it) enlisting
tlie yiu'irdinus of the niuioual
tr-'nsury to tnigfji'ot that the limit
of the itdvcrtisiug funds has about
It Ainericnn laws hiv not ex
tended hooii, tho uon-vming spec
tutor at Iliwiuinn eledimiB will
bo tho iirimdpiil feiitvue of tho lo
"While paint of pence again ap
pealing on tho worships going to
tho Philippim'H suggests that if
Undo Sum lias troubles of his
own they will not ho consideiod
Tho time was vrlwn the bano of
n Congressman's life hhb appli
cations for ponsioLS. Now appli
cations for discharge of men in
volunteer repinunts aro added to
0 uigressional duties
Thanks may bo offored for the
bluejackets having, taken to bi
cyclts instond of horses for thoir
outings on shore A jolly JHck
tar on horseback is uot always u
thing of beauty and joy forever.
The resolution expressing dis
approval of tho Central Committee
in 6orao of its recent acts did not
make its appearance at the pint)
convention Saturday nicht. Yet
in days gone by we havo been
told that tho Central Committee
did not express tho Bentiment of
the paTty. Strange isn't it?
A Minescta legislator has intro
1ujk1 a bill requiring school
teachers to instinct th-ir pupils in
t'je UBe of fltearms, this with a
view to decreasing tho "didn't
kmw it was loaded" accidents.
ThJ chances aro that a good por
tion of tho school marms would
have to take several lossons before
giviug much valuable instruction
Tho latest thing in the nowspa
par field is tho Sunday iVolcano
that made its first appearance
yosterday. TIu'h paper starts in
with tho bright prospects that
usually attend tho launching of
new weeKiieB nere. xi is origin
and woll edited, and in general
make up not unlike The Timo
published mme years ago. The
Bulletin oxtends bot wishes for
It is interesting to unto Hint
tho champion of MugKumpeiy
stiggeeta that tho horrible Does
Piatt of Now York shows more
common sense in dealing with tho
expansion policy than dooa Sen
ator Hrnr tho gret lawyer. Tho
practical man in politics is usu
ally found tho practical man in
dnnliug with natiouaL affairs and
bettor adapted to carry out tho
will of the people.
Gen. Shafter tells his story of
tho Santiago campaign in tho cur
ront uumbtr of tho Ooutury. Gen.
Shutter does not dotail a single
mistako, and fuithormoro btntes
that hi i general hoiulquartora
whon first established was not in
roar of his fighting lino. Whilo
ho gives a more roseate hue to his
work tlmn has guuorully boou
given by othorn, Shafter should at
least bo given tuo credit of to
fusing to attack those with whom
his relations were not particularly
THK SJMTmtlW. .M1IUTK.
Tho seleoti u of i'hoo. J?. Luu
e'ng to fill tho senatorial vacancy
of tlio logislaturo is ouo that will
mpct with general approval irre
ripective of party or faction. EHb
public aud pnvato career line
boon HiiH) that nomtuntion in
practical assuranco of election, as
it is not likolv that the adminis
tration or those in the Amoricau
Union puny opposed to the pres
out olliuiiil admitiitratioti w ill
offer auy candidnto in opposition.
Mr. Lansing is a people's enndi-
dite who accepts the nomination
of the organized party in tho lsl
atirls, aud will recoivo tho united
support of the voters and tho
nioial oudors ment of tho nou
voters of t lie territory.
In national politics Mr. Lan
sing Iihs been a Republican ami
tdmuld the occasion ariso cau be
depended upon to support tho
principles of thnt party.
Judging from tho remarks of
Hilo papprs aud peoplo thero are
wharves and whnrves; structures
that run out into tho wntor and
an- useful to business interests,nnd
b collection of piles and planka
that me up monoy and offor no
pitticiilar bonelits to a long suf
fering public. Frojn all accounts
the now Hilo wharf comes under
the latter hoadiug. Of course
Hilo Iihb tho namo of being hard
to satisfy, but tho ontire aggrega
tion of tax payors has an intorest
in seeing to it that whon public
mouey is expendod it shall bo with
an eye to the future, and that
future is, in thw particular case,
that Hilo shall havo wharf fncili
ties that will accommodate sea
going ships not whalo boats.
Every dollar that is speut on
Hilo harbor iinprovoment that
has uot this end in view is juat
so much monoy wasted, aud whon
Hilo gets tho wharfage in wants,
as it eventually will, the make
shift structures will simply stand
as a monument of unnecessary
INFLUX OP VICSHKLS.
Sinco Saturday evening there
hai bem another string of foroign
s tiling vessels arriving in port.
Tho firt was tho American bark
ontino Jane L. Stanford.
Tho Stanford camo in about
G:33 p. in. Saturday with a cargo
of coal fiora Newcastle for W. U.
Irwin Si Co Sho left Newcnstle
January 13th. Coming in colli
siou with the S. S. Lornica, she
whh forced to return to port. The
SUnford did not sail Benin until
The American schooner La
Ninfa, a small vessel, camo in at
(i:50 a m. Suuday from Seattle
via Hilo. If it is possible, she
will be sold hero. Tho Ninfa
sailed from Seattle, Novomber 7,
1808, Bnd from Hilo, Fobruary 9,
The American sohooner 0. S.
Holmes arrived from Seattle at
8:30 a. m. Sunday. She has a
curco of lumhor for Allon & Rob
inson The Holmes took thirty-
live days to get hero.
The Amoiicau schooner Robert
Lowers camoin at 5:30 p. m. Sun
day with general morchaudiso for
11 Hackfeltl ,fc Co., as well as 350
lings and a horso. Tho Robert
Lowers hailed from San Fraucisco
January 23 Ono of tho sailors
took sick on the trip.
The American schooner Muriol
camo in trom JNowcastlo tins
morning with coal to order. Cap
tain Carlson is suffering from
Tho British ship Linlithgow
shiie, 1357 tous, W.B. Audoreou
master, arrived in port at noon
timp, 130 days from London, Bnc
land, laden with a cargo of 1975
tons rif ueueral merchandise for
H. Hackfeld & Co.
Besides tho above thero is still
another schooner off. port, the
namo Of which is unknown at the
time tho Bulletin goes to press.
Thi. Vlmlriil Ashore.
Tlftur Arlmirnl TCnn. vuna nnlinrn
from tho Philadelphia yesterday,
spending eonio timo at tho Ha
waiian hotel. Tho gallant naval
cnmmnnilnr ifl n lirnllinr nf tlin
late M'tjor Goneral Kaulz, who
was prominent in tho civil war
and distiugui-ihed as a cavalry
loador of great energy and success.
MLO' AND THEREABOUTS
Notes of Progress in Town and Country
Are All the News.
Addition to Coasting Fleet Building Opera
lions and Land Sales Dry Weather
All Along Coast.
Items from Herald and Tribune:
A tourist takes nenrly a page of
tho Herald to express his' opinion
that Hilo is superior to othef
winter resorts hero or on tbo main
land. Tho Mntson lino's cold storage,
having lauded boer in good con
dition, fresh buttor from the
Coast is next lo bo tried, thou
fruits and vegetables.
Tho Koua Sngir Co. has bought
the schooner Alton and will run
between tho plantation and Houn
lulu as soon as u counting license
cau be procured. She will ho
commanded by Capt. John Noil
eon, formorly master of tho steam
er John A. Cummins.
Water has liopp turned on in
tho brnnzo fountain erected by
Bruco Waring it Co. in Riverside
park. Littlo Miriam Stacker,
daughter of tho editor of tho
Herald, porformed tho coromouy.
Town lots at Olaa aro being ad
vertised. U. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd., aro
expeuding, about $5000 ontheir
The previously published state
msut, that two Chicago men clear
ed S1G.000 inside of threo mouths
by a deal in govornracnt land,
proves to bo a fiction.
Tho building of both dwelling
houses and places of business is
fully as active now as at any time
in Hilo's modern growth, showing
both a considerable influx of pop
ulation and much business act
ivity. Tho marriago of Miss Lizzie
Cunu'mghain and Dr. H. B. El
liot is announced to tako place no
Tho schooner La tfinfu cleared
for Honolulu on Friday. It iH
not known whether sho will bo
sold or loaded with sugar for the
A traveling man reports the
dtyest woathor from Hnmakua,
right the coast and to the Volcano
that ho ha over experienced Not
one occasion for using an oil coat
tho whole trip.
One lot of twenty acres in Kau
maua, suitable for tho growth of
sugar, was sold this wooli to It. 1
Forrest, for S1000. A considorahlo
amount of laud iu Eaumnua is bo-
ing devoted to oano, which will bo
ilumed down to YVainuku.
There is a in ivement on font to
have a man appointed by tho Gov
ernment to bo permanently on to
look after whatovor blights and
pests may appear, and to work
generally for tho iutorests of the
plantors and farmers iu tbo lino
of work of which Professor Koe
belo has chargo.
Prof. Koobelo roports that tho
damago said to have been dono by
the cano-borer at Ouomea has
been exaggerated. Very littlo re
sult of work has been perceived
on the part of this pest. The bad
appearance of cortaiu fields results
from other causos which will be
Tho New England bakery made
nn ovntion'Stttnrday night by treat
ing its patrons toamusicalprogram
throughout tho eveuiug. Tho
Hawaiian Quintet Club stationed
in the roatauraut gavo tho popular
Hawaiiau airs that aro so highly
appreciated by old residents and
now coiners. Tho usual refresh
ments which tho Now England
bakery always has on hand, woro
An Old I'loncr.
T. L. Willis, who died at Pa-
hala, Hawaii, was a vory old resi
dont of tho Hawaiian Islands. He
was a California pioneer nud camo
to Hawaii in tho early fifties. Mr.
WillB was tho father of T.O.Willa,
tho wollknown merchant, who has
boon in business nt Pahnla many
years, lie was nimsoit an active
and public spirited man in tho days
of his strength, and has held va
rious government commissions.
IRIS AND SG1NDIA HERE.
Continued from Piikc 1.
up to join the Special Servico
Squadron and to proceed with the
Battleship Oregon to Manila.
Leaving Now York Octobor 13,
the Iri-4 proceeded to Bahia where
she furnished tho squadron thero
with water. From Bahia ehe
went to Punta Aienas, Sirnits of
Magellan. Here sho was joined
by the Oregon, Iowa and tho rest
of the Bquadron that had stopped
at Rio do Janeiro.
From Punta Arouas, tho
Iris and Scindia went to
Lotn, Chile, for cotl. Tho
remainder of the squadron pro
ceeded to Valparaiso and then to
Callno, where tho Iris wniored tho
Iowa. Threo days after leaving
the lntter port the Iowa and tho
rofrigorator ship Coltic left the
squndrou and proceeded to Snn
Francisco. Tho Celtic ran ont of
moat and returned to tho port
mentioood for a now supply. She
is expected hero before loug, on
hpr way to Manila Tho Celtic
hnd 7000 carcHsecs aboard whon
Bbe left New York.
The Iris sailed from Galapagos
for Honolulu as already given
Tho function of tho Iris is to
furuish water to war vessels iu
the fcqna'lron sho accompanies.
This muked the Government in
dependent of pooplo at different
ports who sometimes nBk exorbi
tant prices for a sufficient supply
Tho plant aboard the Iris is
com pns A of twelve evaporators,
six on tho starboard and six on
tho port side. These constitute
four sets of three evaporators oach.
The steam from tho ships' boilcrj
passes through tbo pipes to ono of
tho evaporators of each set through
tubps which aro surrounded by
salt wider. This water evaporates,
tho steam passinc through tho
second evoporator of each sot,
converting tho salt wator there
Intostoam aud producing steam in
what is kuown as tho third effect
This goes into a condenser and is
converted iuto fresh water, which
ib either pumped into storazo
tanks or directly aboard a ship
taking water. Besides supplying
water tho Iris koeps oil aboard for
Uncle Sara's ships.
Tho Iris is capable of producing
75,000 gallons of fresh water per
day. Thero are at present, threo
water ships in the U. S. Navv.
Liout William E Safford is woll
kuown in Honolulu. Ho was
here some ton years ago in tho
Mohican and, at that timo, saw
muoh of tho country and tbo peo
plo. His last trip hore was iu the
Alort three years ago. Mr Saf
ford is now Exocutivo Officer of
tho Iris nud is most efficient iu
Liout W N Littjo is another
officer aboard tho Iris who is well
kuown in Honolulu. He was
horo lastun the Philadelphia as
Passed Assistant Engineer. He
has sinco rison to tho rank of
Chief Engineer aud to him is duo
muob credit for bringing the Iris
safely into port without accident,
when it is considered that the
ship's boilors aro far from satis
factory. Tho Scindia remained off port
all morning. As tho Bulletin
goes to press, she is boinp; towod
in hy tho U S Tugboat Iroquois
and tbo Government Tugboat
Eleu. She is unable to steam iu
hiMself on account of her recont
Oaptain Engono Watson, oom
mander of tho Scindia, is well
kuown in Honolulu, Ho was horo
not long sinco as commandor of
the U S S Adams.
A LARGE INVOICE
Winchester 44 Carbines.
Winchester 45-70 Sporting Rifle.
Winchester Magazine Shot Guns.
Rice Dird Guns.
Single and Double-Barrel Shot
Smith & Wesson Revolvers.
Pacific Ilardwam Co, Ltd..
B. S. SACHS DRY GOODS COMPANY, LIMITED.
Tho People's 3?rovilcvH
rr&si Will show this week
some recent importations of
bleached and unbleached Table
Linens and Napkins, and Linen
and Cotton Towels.
Special attention is called to
the above, as the qualities are
guaranteed, while the prices
N. S. SACHS DEY GOODS COMPANY, LIMITED.
Tlie I?eoplo's Providers.
Machines Sold on Installments. Renting and Repairing.
Parts and Needles for All Machines.
L. F. PRESCOTT,
Wheeler & Wilson
LUl,K ANU I.UAIN STITCH COMBINED.
FORT, NEAR HOTEL STREET, - - HONOLULU, II. I.
FEB. 14TH !
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY!
The Golden Rule Bazaar received by the
last steamepa NEW AND BEAUTIFUL
which are now on display In their win
dows, 316 Fort street. All those Interested
are Invited to call and Inspect the line.
"NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS."
Is the best place In the city to buy STA
TIONERY FOR FOREIGN CORRE
SPONDENCE. YOU SAVE 25 TO
40 PER CENT I
316 FORT ST.
Other Goods :
-64 crates and i8cisks of CROCK-
ERY and CHINA WARE, containing a
new supply of our well-known
In BLUE, FADE GREEN and RUSSET
BROWN colors, with our new 1899 pat
tern called LYTTON.
Also a fine line of WHITE SEMI
PORCELAIN, and Including a complete
stock of IRON STONE for HOTEL
and RESTAURANT trade.
We are also displaying the "Red Poppy"
In French China, which Is very peat In
appearance, reasonable in price, and Is sold
In quantities to suit the purchaser.
W, W. Dimond & Co,,
-Von Holt Block, King struct.
BSTSole Agents, H iwailan Islands, for
"Jewel" Stoves, Gumey Cleanable Re
frlgerators, Primus Oil Stoves.
"city repair shop
115 Bethel St., opp. Castle & Cooke
Strictly new 1898 Cleveland Illcycles lor Rent.
Repairing promptly ani thoroughly attended to.
All work guaranteed.
iuj-6m R. CLARK.
J. A. MORGAN
Has Removed to
JOHN A. NUNES', 127 QUEKN btrcot,
Near Richard street
The Use : :
of paying big prices for out-of-date
clothing, hats and furnishings, when
you can buy new and stylish goods
for less money? Ours' Is all new
and up-to-date stock, bought at the
lowest cash prices ever known, and
not an article In the store has been
there more than one season.
Come unci Compnrc
Our men's suits with those that
others are asking more for, and you
will appreciate what we are selling
Come and Compare 1
Oursplendld line of hats, underwear, J
boys' and children's suits, gloves,
sweaters, shirts, collars, with any- j
thing shou'n you, and you will say '
our styles are up-to-date .and prices
the lowest named by any first-class
house in the city.
9 Hotel Street : : WllYerley BlOCl
AfontH (or Dr. Dtiniul'i! Linen-Mesh N
TTiiitorwir. aPii'' 'or Catalogue.
Wo Make Shirts to Order.
Tolophono No 070.
My Guitars aro noted for tho purity
of their tono.
Guitars, Mandolins, Violins, etc., Repaired.
o9 lloitl street, noposlte the Arlington.
F. IT. OTREMBA,
Wood Carving and Polishing.
Lessons Given in
Fancy Wood Carving.
TORT STREET. HONOLULU, H. I
and floor Honolulu Planing Mill. tn
Is a kplendldly equipped establishment. It Ins cour
teous drivers, line horses, and rubber-tlresd,
Ring up Telephone 32 l
v Manufacturer ol
TAKO TATCII FIDDLES.
Workmanship and Material Guaranteed. Repairing
1130 ;: Xo. 210K KING ST.
TAKA'KI & CO.,
And HOUSE PAINTERS.
ii5;i Nuuanu street, 4
Honolulu, H. I, V
400 Nimnnu Struct. .
Chairs of nil Kinds, Mntting,
Cigars, Silk nud Clilncso Teas. 1130