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Vol. VI. No. 1148.
HONOLULU, H. L, SATURDAY, PEBRUA11Y 18, 1899.
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CONTRACT LAWS FOR HAWAII
Washington, February 10.
Senator Kyle of tho SeDato Com
mittco ou Educatiou and Labor
l)is decided to report favorably
nt once tbo House bill providing
for tbo extension of tbo contract
labor laws of this couutry to Ha
waii. This measure was rusher!
through tho lower body and will
be brought before tho Ssunto im
mediately. At tbo Hdiuo time Sen
ator Fairbanks, chairmau of the
Immigration Committor has ready
for report Parkins' bill exUndiug
tho Chinese exclusion and con
tract labor laws, and both bills
will reaoh tho Senato tomorrow or
TIIK OAllO.VNI'. HHPOilTH.
Una HrcarPil 1000 Ton of Huifar
from Honolulu Pnctori.
Tacomn, WaBb., Fob. 11. Fivo
ocoau ships arrived at Tacoraa
and three departed within an hoar
The Garonne from Honolulu
brings nows that she has contract
ed for 1000 tons of sugar and 201)0
bunches of bananas on the next
Tho Honolulu ships cannot
clear ' th' clonks of outgoing cargo
but return cargoes have thus far
m 9 m
Hansen aud Kalaukoa, charged
with imputing opium, appeared
bfi'.ri'Jirlgo Wilcox this morning.
Miwrs. Catbcart aud Kanlia ap
peared for defendants; Attornoy
General Smith for the prosecution.
There was uo proof that the two
men had uuy ihini to do with the
opium captured at Koko Head by
Gmtora House authorities wore
and Mr. Smith asked for a nolle
pros., which waB granted.
lZxtra MriiUm Ponsihlr.
Washington, Fob. 9. Tho Post
tomorrow will say: The Army re
organization bill must pus or the
President will call extra uossiou of
JUST RECEIVED !
BY " AUSTRALIA,"
Fresh Breakfast Cereals.
A fresh supply of Gruenhagen's
Bon Boris, and Townsend's
Glace Fruits, and a general
replenishment of our fancy
rsAfeN. B.On account of the
repairs to the cold storage room
on the Australia,
refrigerated goods this trip.
aa$3"33 YOU'LL FIND THEM AT
GROCERIES .e- CROCKERY ..e. HARDWARE
Established 1851 Lenders 1800
TO ATTACK ILOILO
Now York, Feb. 9. A Sun's
Washington special says: Tho
scone of official interest in the
Philippines has changed from
Manila to Iloilo, nearly 300 miles
distant where, if instructions sent
by Major Uoneral Otis to JJriga
dior General Miller, tho American
commandos tbero, are carried out,
tbo town and its dofonses will bo
in possession of the United Stutes
forces or else bo undergoing a
bombHnlmeut from two or three
war ships aud a battery of artil
lery befuro this dispatch is pub
lished. a An Alarm of Fire.
An alarm of firo was turned in
this forenoon and tbo fire depart
ment hurried to the building near
tbo King street bridge on the
Waikiki side of King street. The
fire was in a room up-itaiis. A
bed caught fire and the flames
workod up to tho roof. Tho ownor
of tho place is said to have been
absent. It is believed, however,
that Bomeono was smoking on tho
bed and that the fire started in
that way. The chemical engino
arrived on tbo spot first and put
out tbo flames.
Three Clunrtcri Century.
Morris Louisson, treasurer of
M. S. Grinbaum & Co., reached
the Bovouty-fifth year of his ago
yesterday. He is brisk and cheor
nil, attending to business eveiy
day. About forty years ago Mr.
Louisson was travelor for an im
porting houso at Halifax, N. S.,
and he well remombora tbo staue
coach journey amidst snow bauko
in winter aud green Golds and
forests in summer.
A New Hul.
A new society, called the Hui
rfnokuouoono, has recently boen
formed. It is composed of natives
of Katihi aod is designed to take
charge of small savings of these
people. Frank Harvey is ono of
she brought no
NEW PACIFIC HAIL STEAMERS.
Newport News, Va., Feb. it.
The contract for the two i2,ooo-ton
Pacific Mall steamships, each cost
ing f2,ooo,ooo, has been awarded, It
Is stated, to the Newport Ship
building and Drydock Company,
but no official statement to that
effect can be obtained.
These two ships for the Pacific
Mall will be the largest so far built
at an American yard, their dimen
sions being greater than those of the
American liners St. Louis and St.
Paul. The two new ships will be
duplicates In every particular. Their
length will be 550 feet and their
CALOOCAN WAS CAPTURED
Gallant Work by Troops Under Brig.
Monadnock and Charleston Do Good Work
American Losses Small Beat Gets
la lis Work.
Manila, Feb. 11.-11:55 a. m.
Tbo following additional particu
lar regarding tho capturo of Ca
loocan bavo beon obtained.
Tbo insurgents bad been con
centrating tboir forces for days at
Galoocan aud Major Qoneral El-
woll S. Otiu, tbo American com
mander determined to attack them.
He instructed bis commaudsrs
accordingly and requested tln
aesistunco of tbo naval forces un
ci or tbo command of Roar Admiral
Major Uoneral MaoArthur ro
ported Ibat all was rpady and at 3
o'clock bo received tbo following
"The commanding goneral or
ders you to go ahead witb tbo pro
Tbe attack began immediately.
Tbe monitor Monadnock and tbo
cruiser Obarlcston sbolled Galoo
can and tbo country nortb of it
for balf an bour. General Mac-
Artbur's artillery also did effec
tive work from a bill in the rear.
Brig. Gen. Harrison Gray Otis,
witb his brigade consisting of tlio
Kansas regiment and tb Third
Artillery, regulars, acting as in
fantry, advu ced Imuilnomely,
pushing forward iu tbe fnco of tbe
Filipino bulloU as cheerfully us
u tuey uau been snow-halls.
Tbo enemj win utterly routed
and tied to tbe mountains.
At G o'clock "pease tiring" ind
"recall" wore sounded.
Tbe troops were tbon well
through Galoocan and north of it.
General MacArtbur established
bis left at Galoocan aud Mrength
oned bis lines for tbo uigbt.
By tbo capture of Cnloocan tbe
control of muob of tbo rolling
Powder to be
er and better
than any other
KOrAL aAKma rowDtn ca., new vork.
beam 63 feet. The dimensions ot
the St. Louis, the largest ship of the
American line are: Length 535.5
feet; beam, 63 feet; depth, 26.8 feet.
Thus It will be seen that the Pacific
Mall, liners will be 14.2 feet longe"
than'the St. Louis. They will have
a tonnage of 400 greater than the
The ships will be fitted out In
luxurious style, and the passenger
accommodations will be unsurpass
ed. They will also have facilities
for handling freight and mall, and
when completed will ply between
San Francisco, Honolulu and China.
stock of tbo Manila Degupan rail
road was obtainod. Tho city is
now quiotor and business is bettor
than at any time since tbo out
break of hostilities.
Tbe Amorican losses yesterday
were three men killed and thirty
two wounded. Among tbo wound
ed nro gallant Lieutenant Colonel
Brace- Wallace, of tbo Montana
regiment and a lieutenant of tbo
Second Cavalry, who was shot
through tbo lung wbilo leading a
charge across tbo opon country.
Tbo enemy lost heavily.
Ilrat Knocked Them Out.
Mauiln. Felirnnrv 1 1 fin in
Tbe boat today knocked out many
moro of our raon than did the Fi
lipino bullots, especially in tbo
lands nortb of Malabon, where
tbe Kansas regiment was station
ed. Fully a score of them wero
utKon 10 mo uoapital.
Among tho accidents ot tho day
it is cited that Privates Hartley
and Fitch, of thn Minnnantna tv.irn
both wounded in tbo legs by tbe
samo OU et nnrl I'nvnln Alitnlmll
of Company B, of tbo Kansas reg-
imout. wmiH assisting a couplo ot
men to tho rear was shot iu tbo
Tbo railroad is now open to
oaioocau nna supplies for tbe
troops aro being forwarded by
OTIS' LATKST HKl'OUT.
T'ltnl Llt or CaauBllle 0'J-Men lu
Watbinoton. Feb. 11. Tim
-War Department receivos tho fol
lowing aispatcu from Uoneral
Manila, Feb. 11. MaoArthur'a
division is nortb of Paste river.
Yesterday bis loft winrr ntia
bridgade, made a partial wheel to
right, restini? left brioada on C,n.
loocan, whore tbo insurgents who
were in considerable force, wore
sharply drivon, leaving a good
Troops iu oxcellont condition
supplied witb all necessities
Hospitals, notwithstanding trnnnri
oil bavo fowor patioutsthan boforo
engagements ot fourth and fifth
lusmntB. Jtestorday's ougaco
mout most successful. Boliof of
old roHidonts that Aguinaldo will
oe uuauio to gatiior in future any
couririorabla forca. TUnlm fntul
202 evidently refors to total ca-
John V. Uau Wounded,
New York. Feb. 11. John F.
HaHB. tbo artist nnd cnrrnnnnnrlnnt
01 iiarpers weoKly, wuo was shot
in tbo arm during tho (recont fight
ing near Manila, is about 30 vears
TT 1 in . . r
of age. Ho is a craduato of thn
'90 class of Harvard, and nnrvnti
i.s war correspondent for tho Daily
News of London, during the Turkish-Greek
Tmt rJho,r To-nljfht.
Tho new attractions aro Bon
Cms and brotbnr. Fillininn. nnlivn
acrobats, who give 0 fine exhibi
tion, ijowis Xjamar and Joe abat
tuck, soncr and dance artists, wlm
orrived by tho Australia. Two
new sketches tonight, "Dutch
Juntice" and "Fun in a Barber
Shop." Low prices continue.
SUPREME. COURT DECISIONS
Sustain Two Yerdicts and One Deci
sion of Circuit Jndge.
Losing Parlies are Star Newspapar Associa
tion, Emllle Macfarlane and Theodore
Boffman Star Still Kicks.
Thrco decisions were hauded
down by tbe Supromo Court this
Exceptions aro overruled in the
libel caso of H B Saylor vs Ha
waiian otar Association. Chief
Justice Judd writes the oniniob.
which is unanimous by hiniBolf,
Justico Whiting and substitute
Justice L A Dickov. Oroiuhton
and Henshall for plaintiff: Kin
ney, Ballou & McClanaban for
defendant. It is remarked, "that
tbo verdict for S500 damages seems
large to as, considering tbo
prompt correotion mado aud the
fact that tbo obnoxious item was a
pure mistako of fact, but tbo
amount was dourly within tbe
province of the jury, and it is not
reversible according to tho rules
of law governing verdicts alleged
to bo excessive"
Tho Star concorn Iiqb sued out a
writ of orror to overturn tbo ver
dict, on tbo ground tbat it is con
trary to tho United States con
stitution from being assonted to by
only ten out of twelvo jurors.
".uvulenco held sufboiont to
support tho verdict," is tho unani
mous opinion of tbo court in tbo
pjcctmont suit of iimilio Macfar-t
lauo vs Elizabeth K Wilder aud
0 L Wioht. Justice Wbitinc?.
wlin tvrilna tliu nmninn ant M.Uti '
substitnto Justices L A Thurston
and J T Do Bolt. Tbo vordict up
held was for tho dofendant. It is
observed in tho opinion that tho
evidence was vory contradictory,
aud would support a verdict for
either party. 0 Drown and A G
M Bobortson for plaintiff; Kinney
& Ballou for dofendant.
Exceptions of plaintiff to tbo
judpmunt of Circuit Judgo Perry
without a jury in tbo assumpsit
suit of Tbeodoro Hoffmann vs. J.
S. Bailey aro ovorruled. Justico
Whiting is author of tbo decision,
tho Chief Justice and Judgo Stan
loy having sal with him. Davis
for plaintiff; Henshall for defen
dant. Tbo court bolds, as it has
repeatedly done, that tbo findiug
and decision of tho Circuit Court,
jury waived, aro equivaleut to n
verdict of a jury, aud will not be
disturbed unless dearly contrary
iu inu eviuunoo. 1
Q. H. Berrey vs
ot nl., ejectment,
came on for
trial yesterday before Judgo
Perry. Humphreys & Gear for
piaintitf; Thurston & Andrews
for defendants. Tbo following
jurors wore drawn aud accoptod:
u w uicicey, T B Uouglas,
viiuam oaviage, u u. uiapp, Jas
B Gorman, 0 II Collins, A B
Wood, Louis Marks, Geo Mc
Nichol, G A Schumann, I A Bur
gett and Carl du Boi. Shortly
boforo noon tbo court, jury and
counsel drovo out to Emma street
to view tbe premises in dispute.
At noon today the jury, two
dissenting, returned u verdict for
Judge Porry oxcused the jurors
until 9:30 on Tuoiday moruiug.
Mr. Davis has filed his motion
for a now trial of tbo Coou bond'
NKW PIIANK bN NAHOlM MATTKIl,
IlrltUli Intimation That Slxtanfu May
Washington, February 10. Tho
Samoan troubles is assuming a
somewhat now pboso, according to
the viow of leading diplomatic
authorities, and one likoly to bring
about an adjuBtmouton linos bore-
toforo not contemplated. TIii'b is,
in parr, loresUndowed in tho oili
cial Btatemont of the Parliameu
tary Soruratary in tho Houbo of
Commons yesterday to tho effect
IJEnnnAN'iypn milium nc ikchc
r.HIJKT ...n.lo tr Mllllo.,1 11,11 ,..
of Opera House, next Sun Jay as follows:
Hawaiian 11 a. m. an J 6:30 p. in. Preach-
llll? In F-flIllll nf ?!ln n m hi Bl.l.r
U. V. Greene i subject, "Baptism fur
me remission ot bins," All are corJIally
invited to come and hear.
that further information would bo
awaited bofore cousi loriuu tho re
cognition of Mataafa as King of
Mutnafa is not tbo claimaut who
has thus far received tho support
of tbo British aud American iiitth
orities, as they uph.-ld runiifiloa
Tani'ta, who lias been decl-red by
Chief Justico Ub'tmbors,au Amer-"
icon, ns rightfully Ontitled to tho
throuo. Wbilo the announce
ment in the Uoubo of Commons
is opou to various intt-rpriMations
yet it Bcompd to indicnte clearly
that the recognition of Maaafa,
who was upheld by the Gurmans
mBy bo taken into consiloration.
Choice lloHpltnl Situ.
No time was lost In Kttlnc to
work by the committee appointed
at the conference last Wednesday
on tlie matter of a Hospital for Con-
hills to the northwest of the city,
looking for a site for the Institution.
jjj Thev found a very favorable sltua-
tlon. It Is a natural terrace on the
spur of the mountain, w est side of
C Kalihi valley, just beyond theKa-
luapalcna suburb where streets are
S beinc made. The nlace k rtnu In
jj where a trlannulation station of the
Government Survey Is marked
b; "Haulkl" on .Mons.irrnt's larce map
W of Honolulu. There Is unanimous k
k nntntnn In tlii f iitnmtt4A K l.a 3
J spot Is an Idcil'one for a hospital.
J A report of. this finding will be
j drawn up forthwith and submitted
Q to the Executive Council.
JAPANESE INJURED AT EWA.'
Three Jauntiest im tahan
from the traiu at tho depot this
morning aud placed iu tho Queen's
Hospital. One bns a brokou
baokbbuo aud tho other two aro
pretty badly injured. Tbo men
are free laborers and they wore
injured In an accident at Oahu
sumptlves and Incurables. Yester- S
day the committee conslstlnj; of k
J President bole, Dr. Herbert, Dr. W
J Cooper, Dr. Wood and Geo. W. 3
oiiiiui roue on norseoacK over tne !
i ittiiwuiou yoBioiuay. uaron von
Hyderbrand very kindly brought '
tbo men to the hospital today.
Tbo accideut would seom to bo
tho renult of cirolossnusa. A
Japineso was given tbo ooutruot
to build a dam for tho plantation
railroad at Waiawn. He was or
dered by tbo plantation when
working ou tho trostlo to al
low only ono car to approach from
either end at ono time. Instead
of this, four cars wore sent from
each end witb rooks. Tho brakes
W(Ti nut on lull llin imnulna .....
.- - .-w a.fwt0 imo
too great. Wbon thn rookn woro
being dumpud out, the cars went
over, tbo men with them.
Tho Kauai makes a sptoial trip
to Hanamaulu todiv.
A PURE OKAPI CP.CHM Or TBT" POWDCD
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aold Medal, Midwinter Fair
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