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NEWS OF TUB DAY
Vol. VI. No. 114(1.
HONOLULU, H. L, THUKSDAT, EEBHUARY 10, 1899.
PniOB 5 Ohnts.
GENERAL EAGAN'S POSITION
GOMEZ MUST ANSWER
NEXT SPANISH MINISTER
DETAILS OF OPIUM CATCH
THE COON OPIUM BOND
Wellington, Feb. 8. An inter
ostinu fti'tni in connection with
GetiOMilEnnu's suspension in the
army v h developed today on in
quiry at tho war department. Al
thiniu'ii General Eauau has been
Btih(j(ude(l without rank or duty,
ho 14 r-til t comiiiieHnry Genoral of
tho army, drawing pay for it, and
unlike tho nnvy thero is no way in
whieii ho can be diiohnrgod until
ho is n tired. In that branch of
tho service, Buoh btaff appoint
ments are made for n torin of four
jviub nt tin end of which time
tlio incumbent may bo chnuced or
reappointed. Iu tho army, tho
appoiotrucut is for the remaining
term of service.
Goueinl Eagn is still in Wash
ington and the acting Gomminsary
General, Col. John Weston is sick
in Now York, nover having boon
ablo to take biti placo iu Washington.
' Tho Kilioi plantation pros'pect-
us will bo issued shortly. Its enpi
tal will bo 83,(100,000, in 850 shares
and one-half paid up. Tho land
does not include tho public do
main in tlntl di'rict, which it was
anuouuui-d some time ago was to
bo allotted to independent fanners.
It is property that has been own
ed by Messrs. Alexander and Bald
win for a long time. Mr. Dillint,'
bam Hud th'H morniug, howpver,
that the piomoters stood ready to
tako iu adjac-nt land boloaging to
W. H. Corriwell, and have it plot
tod for i-limb fanners to raise caue
for tho coipurati'Mi'rt mill.
Mrt;an Sule Tomorrow.
Tomorrow at 10 o'clock is tho
hour sot by Aaclioneor Morgan
for a sale of dry goods, oak bed
room sets, office desks, n Iudies
bicycle, a riding pony and boxeB
of pnnsios, ferns nnd palms. This
is a housekeopor's and business
Fresh Breakfast Cereals.
A fresh supply of Gruenhagen's
Bon Boris, and Townsend's
Glace Fruits, and a general
replenishment of our fancy
(fjA&N. B.On account of the
repairs to the cold-storage room
on the Australia, she brought no
refrigerated goods this trip.
a-i993a9 YOU'LL FIND THEM AT 6SS&S
GROCERIES ..u CROCKERY ...e. HARDWARE
H ivann. Feb. 8. It is roport
that a speoial mooting of the exo
cutive Cuban army have decided
that tho committee will not wel
come Genornl Gomez to tho oily,
that it will not be present wbon the
arrives iu Havana, and furthor,
that if General Gomez doos not
go beforo the committee and ex
plain his rensouH for oxcoptiug
the proposition of Robert P. Por
ter, tho ropref,entativo of Presi
dent McKinley without consulting
tho committoe, ho will bo officially
notified on th port of the com
mittee to appear beforo it and ex
plain his conduct.
This Loolm Different. k
Col. G. W. Macfarlane was ask- S
eJ for the latest about the First g
National Bank of Hawaii. His re-
IV irAnA (till t lis lin.UlvtnAil II ill An If W
k sponse will be understood when It K
kj Is remembered that the Issuance of W,
the bank charter awaits the passage
of the Hawaiian territorial bill.
Col. Macfarlane produced a letter of
latest San Francisco date, quoting
this telegram just received from
"Committee will report on bill at
next meeting. Horfe foraction with
In two weeks."
Miller Wrllr. if ItaMriUI.
Tho Australian Town and
Country Journal published iu
Sydnoy contains nn interestinu
article on Hawaii written by J.
Martin Miller, the Chicago Intbr
Ocoau correspondent who was iu
Honolulu during the annexation
ceremonies. Tho general tonor
of the articlo is to givo tho Austra
lians a general kuowlodgo of con
ditions hero nnd reviews the posi
tion of tho United Slates toward
tho Inlands. Photographs of the
roy.il family and notable features
of Hawaiian scenery are pro
duced. Oopics may bo obtained from
the Hawaiian News Company.
Duke D' Arcos to Exchango Ratifica
tions of Peace Treaty.
Ho Has Personal Ability and Is Related to a
Connecticut Family Philippine
Now York, Feb. 8. A dispatch
to the Herald from Washington
snys: Private information has
been received horo that Duko
d'Arcos, f rmorly Spanish Minis
ter to Mexico, is likely to bo do
signnted by tho Madrid Govern
ment as iU Minister to "Washing
ton to exchange tho ratiGcations
of tho tieaty of Paris.
Duko d'ArcoB would bo tho
roughly acceptable to Administra
tion, not alone becauso of his nor
Bonal ability, but becauso of his
alliance with an American family
the Lowprys of Connecticut.
Duchess d'Arcos, who is a
daughter of Archibald Lowery of
Connecticut, was a society bello in
Wnshinctin beforo hor marriago.
It is recalled liat immediately
after the departure of do Lome,
Duke d'Arcos and his wife woro
visiting Washington and tho Duko
was afrnid that ho would be do
signated as Ministor, a post ho
did not caro to accept beenneo of
tin1 imponding war. His friends
here say that ho would now be
willing to return Ho was secre
tary of tho Spinish Legation hero
before being transferred to Mon
tevideo several years ago.
A high oliiuial says that tho
Fiesidout has not considered the
question of a successor to General
Woodford ns Miuister to Spain
but ho desires to send a represen
tative to Madrid tho moment the
ratifications nro exchanged.
Tho Spanish Cortes several
months ago authorized tho Queen
Regent to cede sovereignty ovor
Cuba, Porto Rico, Guam and tho
Philippines nnd tho treaty did
not necessarily have to be present
ed to the body but Sngasta has de
termined to convoke tho body ap
parently to secure a vote of uon
Bdenco in tho government rather
thau for any othor reason. It is
hoped that the Madrid Govorn
ment will promptly tottlo the
Until the Spaniards act, tho
Filipinos will remain subjects of
Spain and while this government
will not be much embarrassed by
tho distinction, it cannot mnko
representations to China, Great
Britain and France, which would
prevont tho Bhipm ut of arms ni.d
ammunition fiorn tho A iat'o on
tiuent. All that cau b dnuo is to
appeal to the good wi.l of these
nations and rely muni tlm vigil
auco of tho Anient mi m u-of-war.
Trnverir tlie Iti'lurna.
Fred. W. MoOhesno has a kick
agaiijbt the Stock Exchange state
mouts. It is that some sales are
suppressed iu publication Ho
sold Kipahulu stock yesterdiiy at
120, aud refused more at that
figure, but that the traduction is
not published iu tho ofiioia -ueet.
Also, ho says that Hontloiu has
sold at 200 aoveral times rrce'dly,
yet not reported.
The Royal Baking Powder
was specially selected
for use in both the Army
and Navy because of its
purity, strength aud 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.
Good Work of Custom House Officers
Correct Story of Eleu's Trip How Hansen
Gave "Snap" Away Bags Found Float
ing Near Koko Head Other Points.
Fuller details of tho etory of
tho opium seizure made by Port
Surveyor Georgo Slratomoyor and
othor Custom Houso oflicers and
pnblished exclusively in tho Bul
letin yesterday, will bo found be
low. Thoro was no raovo mado by tho
Custom Houso oQicials until nfter
tho arrival of tho Anstralin. Some
of the men of tho ship were nudg
ing each other and looking very
happy over something. This
made the Custom Houso suspicious
and Mr. Strntoraoyer was ordered
out ou the Eleu. With him ho
took Guard Knnuhn, one the best
men on tho force, nnd sent In
spectors Noely and Drake, O. O.
Rhodes of tho Custom Houso
ollico and Guard Makalha out the
Wnialao road to Koko Head, on
Upon rounding Diamond Hoad,
Japanese aud Chinese fishing
boats woro espied. Thoso were
overhauled but nothing could bo
found. Suddonly Captain Ililbus
of thoEIon noticed a sail off Koko
Head. Thero wero two natives
and u white man in a boat, and
they woro pnllinc toward shore at a
good rato. Tho Eleu followod, and
tho men in the boat seeinc this.
turned and pulled for tho tug boat.
Upon getting alongside, the boat I opposito counsel nnd iu his crops
wns Bearched.Provisioue, blankets, examination. Onco tho Court, it-
overcoats, n rifle and n revolver,
together with some oraba and
squid, wore found. Tho whito
man provod to lie Hansen, the
man caught with opium a short
time ago, an old uativo fisherman
and John Knlnukoa, whoso homo
is ou tho othor sido of tho island.
Ab the boat was leaving tho tug
Hanson cried out, "It wns that
d S y that gavo tho thing
away. Ho gave you tho tip thu
last time. J.'H fjs him." This
gavo tlm ollioers n cluo and tho
tug continued her senroh. It was
not long beforo Captain Hilbus
spied floating cbjzcts just inside
Koko Head nnd closo to shoro. A
South Sea Island sailor of tho tug
stripped, got on a small improvis
ed raft aud paddled to what prov
ed to bo bags. Tho tug could got
no closer. A ropo was kept tied
to tho raft for tho safety of tho
siiilor. Threo trips wero mado
and 913 tins landed on tho Eloa.
It is supposed that thero
thousand tins in tho lot.
Iho man in the boat saw tho
,'iunH was up and pullod for Paul
Isenborg's place at Wnialao. As
thoy wore trying to find a placo to
got in, the Inspectors on horse
bock, ulndo thoir appearauc". A
dgunl wis given and they boro
down toward shoro. Tho mon
found they woro cut off and, seo
iu a signal from tho tug, pullod
out and wore taken aboard. The
liuiiH were not in tho boat. Evi
dently thoy hnd been thrown
Kalaukoa and Hanson woro
locked up on the chnrgo of im
porting opium. Tho former waB
bailed out but tho lnttor is still at
tho police station.
Much crodit is duo Inspector
Short for conducting eo well, tho
work along tho wharves with a
force short two inspectors nnd two
guards, considering tho fact that
tho shipping was vory heavy yes
terday. Tho work of yesterday, ompha
sizes the need of a bteam launch
for tlm Custom House. With
such a oiaft, tho work of yeator
day could have boon done moro
quietly, with greater despatch and1
nt for less expense.
Twenty-ono Chinese gamblers
woro fined $1 nnd costs each in
tho Police Court this forenoon.
Messrs. Larsen and Hawkins
on W. J. Coon's Bond.
Judge Stanley Removes Any Possible Im
pression That the Court Was a Circus
Two Juries Silling.
Tho action on bond of Republic
of Hawaii against W. Larson and
George HawkiiiB was called for
trial this morning. It is oil ac
count of tho Coon opium. Tnles
mon bad to bo called in to com
plete n jury satisfactory to the
Amusoraont was caused by tho
examination of Mr. Muhlendorf
by Attorney Davis. This tales
man declined to swear that ho had
not Brtid at Nolto's cafe that Coon
ought to bo locked up in jail. Mr.
Davis thought Mr. Muhlondorf
ought to be excused. Judgo Stan
ley saw no reason for excusing
him. Coon was not on trial. As
Mr. Davis had exhausted his per
emptory cuallonges tho juror stay
ed In, nnd these twelvo good mou
and truo wero sworn to try tho
A O Davis, D W McNicoll. JaB
Mclnerny, J Schnack, M Phillips,
J L McLean, F J Kruger, II A
Parmcloe, M A Gonsalvcs, D E
Thrum, Goo Kltegel nnd P.
E P Dole nnd A L C Atkinson
for tho Republic; Geo A Davis
for tho dofondant.
When Marshal Brown was ou
the stand, Mr Davis caused Gen
eral mirth, both in disputes with
self smiling, remarked to tho jury,
'Geutleraon, I desirn you to rid
your minds of any idea that this
is a circus."
Tho Marshal admitted the pay
meut by Hawkins of S500, half
tho amount of tho forfoited bond.
Mr Dolo called Mr Davis him
self to tho stand to prove tho
signnturo of W J Coon, principal,
on tho bond. Tho witness refill
ed to answer whether it waB Coon's
signature, on Ino ground that it
nno iJiiviu'ijuu luiuriuauou given
him (ib an attorney. Ho wns
orderod to answer, the Court not
regarding the matter privileged.
At a quartor to twelvo Mr Davis
raoveii lor n nonsuit, nnd the jury
was' excuaort until 1:30.
Judge Stanley overruled tlio
motion without argument on tho
Ahlo vd Apa wnB' still cm" before
Judge Perry this morning.
As tho Fort Georgo was about
to Biil this forenoon, Harbor
Front polico wont aboard and suc
ceeded in finding n stowaway. As
tho officers wero taking him off
tho ship, tho stowaway cried, "My
name ia O'Koilley nnd I am from
tho St. Frances. Now what are
you going to do about it." Not .
withstanding this romnrk, it is bo
liovod that tho man is a doserting
uiuojacKot irom tuo ruilortelplnu.
As tho Bulixtin goos to press
it ia learned that tho man arrested
is L. H. Gardner, and that ho is a
bluejackot from tho Philadelphia
Ho has alroady been takon nboaid
Mennlnr Turpls Ilrtter,
Indianapolis, Fob. 8. Sonntor
Turpie, who camo from Washing
ton to his home here nearly four
weeks ngo with nn attack of tho
grip, which wnB followed by
pneumonia, ia now, tho poiut" of
dnugor having passed, slowly re
On n Whaling Trip.
Tho whaling bark AndrowIIicks
nnd not the Gay head, arrived ott
port this morning. Sho is twenty
one days from San Francisco and
comes to sond mail antl tako an.
moro provisions Tlio Audrow
Hicks is on her way north.
REORGANIZED CHURCH OP JESUS
CHRIST holds meetings as follows In
Miiiiani H.ill.rc.irof Operatioiw: Sunday
tiuiii.iiii ii.iii, ii-.m ui (n:r;mouse: oun
10 a. m. Bible class; n a. m. preachln.
Hawaiian: 6:30 p. m. preadilnc Haw;
7:30 p. m. preaching In English ; Wednes
day 7:30 p. m. prayer meeting.
HITCHCOCK FROM RUSSIA
Famine Taking up the Government Attention -Coming
Home to His New
Now York, Feb. 8.--A dispatch
to tho Herald from London says;
Mr. Ethan A. Hitchcock, former
United Slater Embassador at St.
Petersburg aud recently appoint
ed Secretary of the Interior is
now in London on his v.ny to
Washington. A correspondent
called upon him and oudenvored
to ascertain his opinion of the fu
tnr.i of Pinlippinod, iu view of tho
attract made by the insurgenta
upon tho United States troops.
"You must exeuso rao from eny
ing nnythiug on that subject," said
Mr. Hitchcock. "Youunder.tand
why. I am returning to Washing
ton to tike my now pout.
"It would not do to discuss
matters which are hot engaging
tho attention of the Govern
ment." "How do the poople of Russia
look upon tho Czar's proposals for
It 1. It. .1 . r
-in, uiii ib Hometuing I am
very glad to spenk about. Iu tho
first placo you must remember it
is only a portion of tho population
that reads the newspapers. Among
this class thoro is universal satU
foction expressed at his majesty's
initiative. I believe the confer
ence will lay the foundation for a
future couditiou of affairs that
will bo of inestimablo beuelit to
tho peoplo of Europo. It will bo
tho preliminary to a belter under-
standing liotwo'Ui the powers,
At p.esent the ntteutiou of tho
Kusiian government is largoly
given the fomiro which prevails
in Borne of tho provinces. This
is not a (amino ns we understand
tho word. I can best explaiu tho
condition of nllairii by saying tlmt
if tlfore was plenty of grniu iu
Ohio and none in Missouri and
tho menus of commuuicnUou wero
vory poor, or almost impossible,
wo wouhl hnvo to deal witli a
nituation similar to that which
now confronts tho Ptuesiaq GY
ernmont. Iffmva Flildd .Mrrl-(.
Kansas City, Mo., Fob. 8. At
tho home of the brido'a parents in
tln'B oily nt uooa today Miss
Maude- L. Fritz, daughter of Mr.
and M.rs. John Frilx and Jnmea L.
I'loo.l of Snu Francisco, son of
tho Into Janios Flood, the Bouan
za King, wero united in mnrriage.
Tho British ehip Star of Franco
camo into port this forenoon from
her anchorogo off port.
a runt orapc cucam or tartar powder
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Mcdnl, Midwinter Fair
A mill Hiking rnnilnr cmitiiliilnK
ilium. MIk-) urn Injurluuo to licultli