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Vol. VI. No. 1151.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1899.
PlUOfi 5 OlJNTS.
CAR BUILDING OPERATIONS
EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY
PHILADELPHIA TO SAMOA
JAS. KAULIA IN THE HOLD
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It is expected that the- five now
tfirst class coaohes, on the blooks
at tho O 11. & L. Oo.'b carsbops,
will he finished in twenty duys.
A- previously described In the
Bulletin these eoacbes are frnm
od and trupsed for exceptional
strength. The coveriug and fit
tines, bo far a advanced, assure
elcuaupo widi convenience. Just
now tlie wiudowa aro boing in
serted. They huvo only spaco
for their casings between tue
panes, so that tuo coaches are
-quite of the observation typo.
Seats will be of w ven tattau like
those of the old coaches on tho
line. Four ventilators in the roof
will give exit to smoke and with
the wiudowa afford thorough oir-
culation of air. A dozon bronze
parcol rncks of graceful pattern
are to be put up in eaoh coach.
Ten more new passengers
conches aro to bo built without
delay. Two cabooses aro also to
bo constructed, and no less thau
75 box and platform freight cars.
Besides all this work for tbe com
Tmnv itself, the stoadv demand
from plantations for the HugheB
patent cane cars is not likely to
Fo omaii J A. Hughes and a
largo fmce of skilled mechanics
it roav be imagined, are'eortain of
buBy months ahead. To acoom
moiiato the greatly increased work
of the e-tablitihuient, ft new buijd
iug eighty foot square is boiug
er-cb d for a paint and finishing
The freight traffic on the lino
as at n hi-jli ohbtMe. Tbore is no
fear that tlio increased rolling
ninnk will, miv of it. deteriorate
from lviuc idle in the yaid. Thir
teen loaded freight cars went out
at 7 o'clock this morning, and
seven or eight more followed in
tho Kahuku mixed train at 9:15.
Tho parts of tho big Bill wiu ten
wheeler locomotive that nrriyed in
tho Australia have been delivered
nt tho terminal yard and will be
A moating of gentlemen was
held at the office of H. Haokfold
& Co. this morning, for the pur
pose of taking steps to establish
an Eye and Ear Infirmary in Ho
uolulu. J F. Hnokfeld acted as
chairman, and E. A. Mott-Smith
It was decided, after brief dis
cussion of tho necessity of such an
institution, to proceed with tho
organization of n board of direc
tors, lulu was done wuu tuo ioi-
ilobert .Lowers, president; J. x .
Hackfeld, 13. F. Dillingham, Thos.
Hpbrop, L. 0. Abies, and E. A.
Mutt-Smith, secretary and troasu-
They Resent Minister Cooper's Action
Regarding Beretanla Schoolhonse.
Are Trumping the Minister's Cird la San Fran
ciscoAnd Allege Ibat Bidding Was
Fair and Reasonable.
Sails This Afternoon
Sclndla's Plllklas Seem to Continue-No More
Electric Lights-Chang's of Officers
Notes of the Navy.
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Dr. H. 0 Sloggett.who was pre
font, wob appointed as surgeou in
ohirge of the hfirmary, who hopes
to have tho aotive co-operation of
Dr. Andrews as hia colleague.
Subscription lists woro opened
for the purpose of obtaining funds
to supply instruments and equip
ments for tho institution. Those
present subscribed handsomely,
and no time will be lost in start
ing the infirmary. For tho pro
seut a cottage will 'bo rented in a
contralTloeation. Later more per-
raauout "accommodation will bo
Poor patients will bo treated
frco rjf charge on three day of
tho woek and recoived iuto tho
infirmary for operations when
deemed necessaiy by tho medical
staff. Thoso coming under this
head must apply at the hours to
bo proscribed, aud furnished with
a card ,nf recommendation front
thoso authorized to give Buoh, it
beiug understood that only thos"
unable to pay a doctor will receive
tho fioe privileges.
N' OrffHtilxatlon Yrt.
Thoro was no organization of
the Society of Irisumeu as an
nouueed in the morning paper.
Tho tneoting is sot for tonight and
therefore, did not tako place laBt
Staple and Fancy.
Everything useful and orna
M U I'll 111 l I'll
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
The building contractors of
Honolulu, so far as aeon, strongly
deny Minister Coopot'a imputa
tion of a combine to obtain exor
bitant prices for erecting school
houses. At the samo time thoy
aro disinclined to talk back at the.
Minister of Public Instruction.
Thoro are other ways of tneot
ing tho Minister's attack. Tho
same mail that took uway tho iu
vitatiou for biilB in San Francisco
to build the BoroUnia street, or
Kulaokahua plains, echoolhouse
also conveyed a statement from
local contractors to tho Builders'
Exchange of San Francisco, ro
tating all tho circumstances of tho
case as viewed by tho builders of
Minister Cooper's comparison
of bids for tho Palatna and th?
PUinB buildiugs is declared by
different contractors to bo very
unfair. A fairor comparison
would have been between the un
successful bid for tho Pnlama
houeo with tho lowest bid made
by the same contractor for the
S'Vernl contractors quoto Mr
Paizig, tho builder of tho Palatna
schoolhouse, as soyiug, that ho
loat all the way from $2000 to
SIO'HJ on tho job. Being aw aro
of that unprofitable job before
they mado their bids for the other
structure, they figured with all
the more care upon v la.ter.
Tho Jowest bidder th"reupou
avowa that at the outside his pro
fit, if he got tue work, would not
exceed tbirteou por cent.
Heavy advances in both wages
and material sinco the bidding for
the Palama houso tire also men
tioned as. proof that Min
ister Gnoper is nnroas ui
able in his attitude. There nro
also the matters of fieight and
transportation for nmtorinl which
should bavo been considered the
firnt boing on 'a sharp rise, the
utcond next to impossible to ob
tain. "You can't get n cargo of
brick hero now to save your soul,"
is ouo nssortion heard.
Moroovrr, it is alleged that
there is enough difference between
the siza and cost of spcuifirated
work, to the disadvantage of the
Plains etructute, b tween tho two
buildings plHund in comparison, as
to account for heveral round
tnonBnnu doll rn.
A member ot ouo largo building
concern deuouuees Hm action of
Minister Oooper ,h h most iuju
nous assault on the local builuing
trmln. It yill ho Buys have a ten
dency to prevent people intending
to huild Iroin going abend pres
ently, through tho fear of what
would bo done to them by the
Came Near Making a Trip to San
Charges Henry Vida and Jack Gibson with
Assault and Batter; Says Former
Tramped on Mis Stomach.
The Fligship Philadelphia sails
for Apia, Samoa, this afternoon,
in order to bo well on her way
before dark. Thero nro not many
of.tlie officers aboard who aro an
xioua to mako tho trip as this is
tho disagreeable part of the year
and thou, some pooplo do Bay that
a greon growth covora shoes
during tho space of a night.
How long the Philadelphia is
to remain upon returning hore
is not known just yet.
Tho Philadelphia, it will bo
femombored, is tho only
ship on this station and, being the
tligsuip, muon is expected or her.
Lieut. Steveus, the Executive
Officer of the Philadelphia, has
been ordered homo on account of
ill health. He will leave for the
States on Hie stoamor of the 28th.
The Philadelphia is the sixth ship
of war of which Mr. S'ovons has
bpou tho executive officer.
Tho collier Sotndia that is to
follow the Philadelphia to SamoH,
hauled alongiide the Pacific Mail
wharf yesterday aftornoon. hav
ing finished coaling the flagship.
Siio will now proceed with her re
(Japtain Wntflon does not expect
to get away for nt least three woekB
yet. The topairs aro of a vory
important nature and not much
prottress seems to be mado.
REORGANIZED CHURCH OP JESUS
CHRIST holds meetings as follows la
Mllllanl H.ill.rearof Opcr.iHouse: Sunday
to a. m. Bible class; 1 1 a. m. preaching In
Hawallanj 0:30 p.m. prcachlnc Hawaiian;
7:50 p. m. preaching In English ; Wednes
day 7Qo p. m. prayer meeting.
ST. CI.K.IIKNT'S rilAPHL.
No ono knows better than Jns
K. Kaulia, tho attorney, how .very
eloso ho camo to making a trip to
San Francisco yosterday aud not
until a dishevelled gentleman
bleeding from a cut in the hand,
camo down tho gangway otthe A m
tralia,did people know that trouble
of somo kind had taken plnco
aboard. Kaulia had juBt orae
out of tho forward hold of the
steamship, Australia, iuto which
he claims be was pushed by Hanry
Vida and Jack Gibson. The story
of the affair as told by Kaulia
himself, is as follows:
"When I undertook to defend
Hansen, the man arrested by Geo.
Stratemeyor on tbe charge of im
porting opium, I was told by him
that,' if I uot him cloar, he would
pay me S1UU for my sorvices. 1
took up the proposition, tfnnsen
was clenred iu tho Polico Couit
"I waitod around for my money.
Garvin, nn em ploy en 011 tho Aus
tralia, promised to stand good for
tho amount, and Henry Vida acted
as a sort of go-betwoon.
"It was not until yesterday that
I began to rush about pretty live
ly for tho fee. I spoko to Garvin,
who said that ho had placed all
the money in Vida's hands.
"At about 2 o'elock vesterdav
aftornoon I met Vida and, taking
At tho last meeting of the mem
bers of St. Clement's chapel it
was fouud that the land upon
which tho chapol is built, had in
creased bo much in value that it
could bo inortnged for enough to
build a rectory on thu place. This
was authorized. The members
foel that, with tho rector on the
grounds, tho church will tlourish.
Tho chapol will bo finished in
Atlor tho meeting spoken of,
'ight collection books wor issued.
These woro handed in Saturday
Brfd it was fouud that SG50 hntl
EJv. John Usbnrne, rector of
St. Clement's chapl, will not
preach on Sunday evenings dur
ing Lent but will nnswor ques
tions on tbe bible, hnmlod in by
momburBof the congregation.
tiii: Kttn:i stock.
The Kihoi stock rem litis today
just a about whero it was yestor
day. It was bought tlis morning
at SO and i7 advance while small
blocks wero sold nt SIO. The
sales koep up ns lively as ever.
All tho doaling is now on the out
side. The paid up stock mentioned
as selling at 8115 wna Wnialua
aud not Kihei.
The Scindia is about ob far Jack Gibson with us, wo went to
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IWU IU lilt' UI'JIIIH as HUB citu gui.
Ihe whole trouble started with n
City or Columbia Atfln.
The S S. City of Columbia will
The meeting of tho Republican
Party Organization i'b postponed
from Thursday to Friday eveuing,
as Captain T. 13. Murray the
prosnlout has to drill his company
the former evening
YVAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
hroakdoo of the coudonser at
sen. This necessitated the uso of
salt water and tho boilors refused
after a while to work. Ono boiler
broke down and close to port the
Tho worst trouble was whon
thero was nn explosion in ono of
tho boilers. Four mou wero very
Now cornea the last straw. Tho
electric plant aboard is "pau."
Bolh dynamos nro in bad shnpo
and cannot bo repaired hare bo
causo tbe Elootric Light Co. baa
not tho proper sized wiro to place
about tho armature. AJdmiral
Knutz refused to allow the Scindia
to get anothor plant horo so that
kerosone oil will have to be usod
all the way to Samoa and then
back to San Frnncisco.
Naval Cadet D. 0. Hnnrahan of
the Philadelphia has been assign
ed to duty on tho Soindia.
Honolulu is to have a station
sh p before long, Tho Badgor, an
auxiliary oruisnr in command of
Capt. J. M. Miller, haa just about
left Norfolk for this plaeo. Tho
Bttd.-or, bought by tho Govern
ment during tbe Into war, is n
vory largo vessol. She will be
stationed at this port but will pro
bably make trips to San Francis
co nhen necesHity doraands.
Tho recent movement of United
States war-thipa hnvo mado things
look na if thero would bo no
station ship at Honolulu but that
has nil been changed by tho state
ment of one who is in n position
to know what ho is talking about.
mVvusirai.a lor.ue purno-e o bo fio,(, ns a)n) ftg ft HUnU!i(.nt pum
BUKIUU (lk&VlU. ITU WflllUU niuuuu
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
K0U0 Head Plantation,
Now plantation schemes fill the
the uir. Some people say Lauai
will bo tho next to get a boost like
Kihei, nil that is lacking being
tho right names to conjure with.
Wise ones say tho "biggest sohorao
of all" is coining, bat are not
giving pointers as to tho laud
basis. It is explained to bo other
thnn a scheme for u big plantation
on tho eastern wing of Oauu. This,
howevor, is now part of common
rumor. The idea is to secure too
Wnialan ranch and nil tho adja
cent flat lands clear out to Koko
until 3:30 o'clock, 'n all hnnds
aboard wero very busy. At that
time Garvin appeared and invited
mo forward near tho quarters of
the sailors. I was asked to be
seated while Vida, Gibaon and
Garvin wont to seo Purser Mo
Combe. I did this williimly
"At nbout 3:45 tho ineu return
ed. Vida had a bottlo in bis
band and. jurapiug on one sido
of the batch, called to mo to do
the samo. I refusod becaueo I
was afraid of the hold.
"Suddenly Gibson trippod me
up from behind. 1 fell, buj caught
the edgo of tho hatch and saved
niysolf. Thon Gilisou pushud me
from behind and 1 loll torftam.
However I held on and managed
to get my feot and bauds across
tho corner of tbe hatch. It
was at this moment that Vidn
tramned on mv stomach and
I fell amongst tho articles of
freight below Before I could get
up, tbe cover of the natch was put
down and I was in darkuoss. I
pushed my way up and managed
to get a little opening. Thero was
someone on tbe nntou at tue timo.
A man ran nbovo and shouted:
'There is a kaunka down in the
hold, trvinc to stow away.' Olfi-
cors Halolau and Kaili came down
and got me out. I wat stunned
nod badly cut about tbe baud.
VidanndGibson deny iu toto tho
story told by Kaulia. Thoy na
sert that thoy had nothing to do
with Kaulia nnd that his story
originatod from tho fertility of hiB
own imagination. They wero on
the Oceania wharf nil tho time, n
thoy can prove by (Custom Uoubo
inspectors nnd others.
A wp.rrant for tho arrest of
Honry Vida and "John Doo"
(Jack Gibson), for assault and
battery on Jas. K. Kaulia, wa
ixsuod this morning nnd signed by
is offered. Said Captain Harry
Evans, tho owner, this morning:
"I have had one offer atroidybut
it did not c mo up to my expecta
tions and I declined. LetleiH wout
to San F.rancisco yesteidny sum
moning mou from Soitt'o to cotno
to Honolulu to pen wh t can be
douo. For my part, I am very
much elated over ttin purchase.
I could get thru times m much
money a I piid for the Columbia,
by Bending to Japan.
Till Incurutilu Moapltul,
In mentioning tho selection of
n sito for the proposed hospital
for consumptives and incurables,
this paper on Saturday gavo tho
wrong sido of the opening
of Kal hi valley. Tho placo Is
not on tho west but on (he
east side. It is upon tbo second
terrnce of the mountain spur on
this, or tho town, side of the val
ley's mouth. Tho name of tbo
place is Moknuna. It is well pro
tected from the Btroug winds by a
E H. F. Welter's bitthday
dinner at tho Occidental today
noon was muqh enjoyed by hia
guests, who over n delicious roast
bird congratulated him on tho
light burdou of bin forty five
Palmar Cou' UrovrnUa.
MieB Long, who dohvers a
lecture nt the Y. M. 0. A, hall
Monday, has made a mnrked suc
cess in staging tho Palmer Cox's
HrownieB. Ladies of tho Coidrnl
Union churoh aro couloiuplntiug
arrangements to have tho piece
I put on in Honolulu.
fURC GIUPC crcam or TTH powotn
Highest Honors, WorlcTs Fair
Gold Medal, Alldwlntcr Fair
Avnhl lliTtliij- PniTtlrn containing
alum. Thvyure Injurious tw health
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