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HONOLULU. M. I., MONDAY, IMSBRUABY 20, 1899.
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TOI.II IIV TIIK'IHIWV'
Jiiat as tho AV.O.UhII wiw about
to leave Nawiliwili Saturday after
ntiou, a lolophono message hub ro
ccivoil by Shorilf Conoy, tolling
li i tn ti rumiwiiy Japsnoso from
Makaweli. Ollicors wero BODt
aboard but tho man could not be
found. Sheriff Coney was a pns
seuger Jo Houolulu in tho Hull,
and just beforo thu arrival of that
steamer in port, he went into the
Btcnrago to look for tho JitpauoJO
II o bohii spied a man with rod
dirt ou tho collar of his shirt and
began questioning the follow, who
gave his homo as Wnhiawa and
bis occupation as that of a r:co
plauter. Tlie ollicer was sine,
from tho tod tilt t and tho mail's
actions, that he wan tlio ono want
ed. As ho nnproHchcd to arrest
tho man, thu latter deftly removed
a couple of letters from hid pockot
and Mas about to tear them up
whon ho was restrained. Tho loi
ters provod his identity. Tho
Japanese is now at tho polico sta
Tho red dirt mentioned has
often boon the means of dotcctiug
Japtriose and Chiuese runaways
ou Ivmiai. The plieo have become
so a.iept thiitthn color of the dirt
from places such as Makaweli can
nem ly always bo told. At Malta
woh it is very red.
M'hiiImI In Out Homebody.
Tht-re was a whito man in tho
vicinity of tho California Fruit
mark-1. King stroet, Sunday
inon.iiu', uio ha I control of the
street for i li'tlo while. He was
drunk anil kept walking about,
threatening to cut somebody with
a knifo he lrtul in his baud. A
pol'co oilicor wa9 called and the
John Ballentvne, father of 0.
G. aud Thos. G. Ballentyno, of
Honolulu, died at Brampton,
Canada, on Jaonnry 30, in his
BY " AUSTRALIA.
Fresh Breakfast Cereals.
A fresh supply of Gruenhagen's
JSon Boris, and Townsend's
Glace Fruits, and a general
replenishment of our fancy
aJk&iN. B.On account of the
repairs to the cold storage room
on the Australia, she brought no
refrigerated goods this trip.
YOU'LL FIND THEM AT
GROCERIES .e- CROCKERY e. HARDWARE
VnliiHliln lilinlii i Irprly In Court
Full satisfaction of judgment
has boon filod in Kahauuu Meek
vs. Chang Soo and others by
Cecil Biown, attorney for plain
tiff. Judge Perry has refused to
grant thu mution of G. A. D.tvis,
attorney foo plaintiff, for a now
trial of Vida vs. Carty.
Tint will of Kckapi Robinson
was befiiio Judgo Perry for pro
bale this morning. H. Smith for
propouout; Kahookauo for the
Judge Perry has ordrod dis
continuance of tho Star of Franco
mandamus for Hawaiiau mari
Clerk J. N. K. Keolu of tho
Maui Circuit Dourt sends.up this
item: Mrs. L. A. Choy of Laba
fna was on Saturday appointed
guardian of tho persona and pro
perty of the minor children of L.
A. Uhoy, now i;i China, under a
bond of $3000. The estate is situ
ate oa Front street, Lahaina, and
considered very valuable proporty.
It is at present und-jr loiso to II.
llackfeld As Uo., bid., for use oi
thoir Libaiua store. A big sum
has already been offorofl for the
property. Mrs. Choy will both
return to China to resith with her
Auonclllo of Pence IJnvoyi.
Montreal, Fob. 11. Agom-illo
today maintains that tho coming
of now1 peace onvoys, Goneral T.
Riogo Do Dios and Senor M.
Riviera, who arrived in Sun Fran
cisco, prove- that the Americans
brought on the war intentionally.
Tho envoys carry, according to
Agoncillo, importaut proposals
and dispatches from Aguinaldo.
Morn CauB lluriioil. "
Ou Thursday last, six a'cres of
cano at L'hue, the property of
Goo. N. Wilcox, were completely
burned. The tiro was causod by
someone smoking in the fields
while the wind was blowing hard.
EXAMINATION OF TITCOMB
HoarlDg of the Chargo of Murder In the
Judge Stanley as Committing Magistrate Young
Foster Son of Accused a.ChUf Witness
Theory of Prosecution.
Jules Titcomb appeared before
Circuit Judge Stanley, sitting as
committing niHgintrnte, at 0:30
this morning, for preliminary ex
amination on the charge of tnurd
or iu tho second degree. Marshal
A. M. Brown is proaeculiug, as
sisted by J. T. De Bolt. Tho do
fendaut is represented by J. L.
Kaulukou nud E jgur Caypless.
Jules Liiliii Kauluwehi was the
first witness called. Ho is a boy
of olevcu aud a half years, tho
foster hoii of the acuused. This lad
and a Japaueso servant aro tho
chief witnesses for tho pro3ccutiou .
Kahel, mistress 7f tho defend
ant and sister of his formor wife,
was the alleged victim of the
crime. It is alleged that Titcomb
clubbed the woman with a ritlo on
tho ovouing of Saturday, Decom
bor 3, 1803, inflicting injuries
which causod her death early in
tho morning of tlio following "Wed
nesday. This was all at YVuioli,
district of Hanaloi, Kauai.
Jules Iitcomb is a woll-known
taro planter at Wain ill a Kanai.
Ho ia probably thirty-fivo to for
ty years of age, of good figure and
au intelligent looking countenance.
With a pronouucot ltoman nose
ho has a Inch sloping forehead, a
receding chin nud a strong dnrlrj
mustache. He wears gold-framed
Wlinrf for Ktiiinnlfnluil.
The American Sugar Company Is K
to have a wharf at'KaunakaUal. It tj
Is to be built y the company Itself, jl
but will le a public wharf notwith
standing. Having this gwpul.ir
character, Its construction Is to be
aided by the Government from the
5000 appropriated for wharfs and
landings on Molokal. This scheme
was approved tills morning by the
There Is to be a stone pier 2400
feet long by 12 feet wide. Upon
this pier a tramway will be laid,
and at its outer extremity will be
me wiiiiu nuKv, mis is iu ix-a
pile wharf 50 feet by 15a feet In dl-
After t 10 Can llurm.
Ifjill goes well, LJrof. Koobele
will leave for Kuui iu tho XV. G.
Hall tomorrow afternoon, to tako
up tho study of the ravages of tin
cano borer. Hh will 0 -operate
with Dr. Maxwell, now ou tho
Garden Isle, iu this uork. Tl.-o
cane borer has been pirticularly
bothorsomo of lat and Prof.
Kocbele will do his best V find
moans of doing way with the
Made from most highly re
fined grape cream qf tartar.
Makes pure, delicious,
MEAT OF THE HILO PRESS
Mr. Wight Believes Tobacco Growing
Will Be a Coming Industry.
Record Figure or Tonnage In illlo Harbor
Volcano Stables Company Expansion-
Business and Social Items.
The Chntnbor of Commerce is
Washington's birthday will bo
celebrated by a dinner and ball at
tho Hilo hotel.
"Observer,1 writing in tho
Tribune ou (ho sugar industry at
Hilo, lays that for sugar culture
tho weather of tho pastfow months
could not be surpassed.
Tho long contiuueddry woathor
is regarded ns favorable to tlio
Tho Kilanoa Stables Co. has
been absorbed by tho Volcano
Slablos and . Transportation Co.
II. llackfeld it Co., backers of
tho formor, tako H-50U0 stock iu
Tho Ililo tennis club has beon
Honry Fiterro, an experienced
printer, arrived iu tho bark Annio
Johnson with liis wifo. Ho takes
charge of tho Herald printing
AV. 1). Schmidt, bookkeeper of
Houomu plantation, is sultering
with blood poisoning iu one of his
0. L. Wight, president of Wil
der Sloatnship Co., believes thero
aro thousands of acres of land in
Pnnn wliipli i-inl(l tin morn nrnfit-
Bbrycullivated in tobacco than in
oithor coffee or sugar. He will
advocato a bill carrying $10,000,
at next Legislature, to secure the
services of an expert to conduct
experiments in tobacco cultiva
Six voaeols aggregating C932
tons, tho largest tonnago on record
at ono time, are now in Hilo har
bor. Tho ship Stnrbuck is expect
ed to bo landed for New York by
next Saturday. Tlio Henry li.
Hydo has nrriyea from 5in Fran
cisco, r..uia tho Schofiold, 1700 tons,
is duo from Yokohama, both to
load supar for New York. Tho J.
M. Griffiths, Arcy roaster, has ar
rived from Port Townsend, with
lumber to H. Hnokteld ,& Co.
J. N. Janes and Mrs. Nollio W.
Givons were married Saturday,
So popular are tlio Friday even
ing band concerts at tho hotel, that
l1.H Sl!H I 1 II 1 i rr
tho citizens have subscribed S150
to erect a band stand.
An organization of tho Sons of
Kamnharaeba has been formed at
Hilo through tho efforts of two
young Hawaiians from Honolulu.
W. O. E. Brown is chairman, and
W. H. Boers secretary and treas
urer. F. W. Beokloy is an envoy
to secure recognition from tho Ka
mehameba Alumni Association ns
a branch of that body.
Frf Cncrt to lie In Y, M. CI. A. 1111
Wednesday ICvCnlnjf Nxt.
Following is the program to bo
prosonted at tho Y M. O. A. hall
Wednesday ovoning in honor of
Georgo Washington's birthday.
Tho entertainment is freo to all
and will commonoe at 8:15 o'clock
1 Overture Queen of the lsle..lsenman
2 Song Tit for Tat Pontet
Miss Kate McCormlclt.
3 Violin Solo-Selected
Mrs. Mabel Chamberlain Mead.
4 Male Quartette Selected
Messrs. Elston, Mott-Smlth, Richards and.
5 Waltzes Daughter of Love...Bennet
6 Recitation Selected
Mr. A. E. Murphy.
7 Piano Solo The Troubadour Dorn
Miss L. M. Krueger.
Rev. W. M. Klncald.
9 Song Selected
Mr. R. Mueller.
10 Alarch The Liberty Bell Sousa
HOPE FOR THEIR RELEASE
Rather Favorable Reports from Wash
ington for Rejected Chinese.
An Early Decision Assured at Least Intense
Feeling Over Cblnese Deported In
Inspector Joshua K. Brown has
received preliminary advices
from 'tho Troisury department re
garding the rejected Chinese hold
ing Hawaiian return pormits.
They aro to tho effect that eo soon
ns tho Chinese nppeals were re
ceived thoy would bo taken under
Word has also been received,
privatoly, from A. G. M. ltobert
sou, attorney for tho Chinese to
support their appeals at Washing
ton. Ho was hopeful of an early
nud n fuvornblo decision.
It is lcarnod further, on good
authority, that tho Chinese Minis
ter at Washington has had an in
terview with the Secretary of State
which has resulted in encouraging
reports tu the local representatives
of tho etnbargood Chinese. Vilh
out giving his official opinion the
Secretary of State, it is understood
mado n commendatory reforence
to tho decision of Ohiof Justice
L.I.I.IW.T .- V.J... .
Judd in favor of tho validity of
Hawaiian return permits issued
prior to annexation.
Consul Pin has received, amoug
other advices, some intimation of
tho way his exclusion from intei
courso with arriving Chinese is
regarded by tho Washington au
thorities. As ho did not have the
dispatch with him when he s'tw
Mr. Urowu.tno latter is btill iu the
dark as to tlio views 111 question.
Thero is much indignation iu
local OhincBO circles over tho do
portation of tho eleven Chinese
who arrived in the Coptio by the
sumo steamer departing hence on
Saturday last. It is strongly felt
by the Cbiueso that tho fair
conrso would have beon to detain
their countrymen in nurantiuo,
along with those in whose cut-o MlQ
appeals oro ponding, Uu;;; n ll)cj
sion oi 1110 wuqi.3 matter 0f jj(l
waiian permit's comes from Wash
Mr.Brown wns aeked nbout this
latest doportation. He said Hint
tuo option given to Chineso nrriv
ing in the Ilio do Janoiro, eithfr
to stay with the ship and go back
to China thoreiu or laud at quar
antine and tako their chances of a
decision favorablo to thomtwas tlie
result of an arrungomont made
with Mr. Robertson to iuojudo the
Bio immigrants with those iu
whoso bohalf tho appeals had been
It would bo unfair to tho stoam
ships to requiro thorn to tako their
rejected Ohmeso passenuers back
in somo futuro round trip, as the
steamship pooplo stood ready to
tako thorn back in thosiuno trip as
that whoroin they had beeu
brought. TheBQ Chinoso had
simply boon rejscted upon ex
amination, Mr. Brown said,
that under his original instructions
thoro was no appeal from the ac
tion. If any of the rejected Chineso
had askod to soo au attorney, the
inspector replied to a question, it
would have been granted, but at
torneys could not be allowed to go
among them fishing for business.
NO PETITION YET
There has beon no petition,
such as recommended by Mr.
Kinney, prepared to Bend to
Washington upon the customs or
other laws. "Thero won't hi any,
80;far as I-know," Mr. Athorton
said this afternoon.
Capt. Lydig of tho Commissary
Dopnrtmont calls for bids for
furnishing beef for tho (J. S.
Arm post. Beo Now Today.
RUOKGANIZUD CHURCH OP JliSUS
CllKIST holds meetings as follows in
Milium! Hall, rear of Opera House: Sunday
10 a. m. bible class; it a. m. preaching In
Hawaiian! Ono p. m. pre.iching Hawaiian;
7:30 p. m. preaching In English ; Wednes
day 7:30 p. m. prayer meeting.
VERSION OF THE FILIPINOS
Say Tfcat Cen. Oils Attacked Them
Reason Talk About Troubles In
Hongkong, Foli. 11. Tho Fili
pino Junta has posted the follow
A Manila steamer- has arrived
here with American censordiip,
giving it version of tlm recout fiyht
which is utterly false. The Am
ericans commenced bombarding
heavily and by tho treachery of
General Otis, sirnnitnueously hy
lnud and by sen. Agniuailo pos
sesses n signed guarantee from the
American commissioners that thero
would bo no hostility on their
part. Hotico tno l'lliuum troops
were resting ami ma y
of the I1 i-
lipiuo ofricorH worn at the theatro
on Sntnrdav night and were ar
retted shortly before the out
break. The bombardment nF the do:.
foueeless towuH of Mutate, Pact),
Santa Aua and Mnlal-ou uauncd
frightful- daughter atnoug tho
women mid ehildion. It U ertim
.iteil that -1000 of them were killed.
The Filipino troope, whoso loss
was comparatively munll. touaci
nusly held their positions.
The conduct of the Ameiicans
in the suburbs was outiageous.
They compelled the inhabitants to
leavo their houses and then shot
them down regardless of sex.
There is a reign of terror -'
Manila. Civilians are ' ,, "."'
streets without ' lMn ;,0,t, l
,t iV. "W OoiiimissioneM arrived
-. -Manila at Hie invitation of tho
Americans and then they weTd
starting to loturn the American
soldiers Wt-ro looting and pillaging-
1 Aguinaldo sent commissioners
to inquiru of General Otis the rea
sm for the hostilities, offering
summary punishment if tho Fili
pinos were found to be at fHult.
Ho received no satisfaction. Tl 0
Americans are apparently determ
ined ou a war of extermination,
similar to their doing iu tho Caro
lina iu November, violating tho
rights of raankiud and of civilized
war-faro aud committing a mons
trous outrage ou civilization.
There is uo doubt that tho uc
tion of Genor'al Otis was a politi
cal move to influence the vote of
tho Uuilod Stntea Senate, fenriug
an exposure of tho corruptions at
Manila. Four vessels aro leaving
Manila to bombard Iloilo.
Mr. Gear aud Engineer
Ilicbnrdttou selected tho location
for tho new roervoir at Kaimuki
tract this morning. Work will
begin at once.
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