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Vol. VI. No. 1153.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, PEBUUA11Y 21, 18U9.
Pitioi: 5 Ojjnts.
WORK ON THE ARMY BILL
WORD' ON AALA PARK EDUCATION FOR NOTHING AN EXCITING ELECTION!
CITY OF COLUMBIA CASE
A NEW IMPORTING FIRM
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Washington, February 10. Tho
Army appropriation bill wa9 com
pleted today by tho Houso Com
mit'oe on Military Affairs and by
diutof protty sovero cutting of
mituerouH items it wa brought
down to $79,081,372. It is framed
on tha basis of an army of about
100,0110 mou, and contemplate thp
enactment -of th Hull bill for the
. increnso of, tho Army or the rcton
tion of volunteers nnd regular up
to that number. SpfciGc provision
is tnado for nine Major-Genorals
aud twelve Brigadier Genera's.
Among the reductions mado by
tho committee today was that ou
conlinuencies for the Army from"
8150,000 toS20',000; Cuban relief
from S2'il,500 to S100.000. The
clerical forco of tho h-ndqunrters
of tho Army was reduced ouo
eixth. C. H' Olllcer. Hick.
.There was much comment last
evening ou tho non-appearance or
Co. D last evening at regimonlal
drill. Tbero was, however, a
pood excuse. Captain Bergstroui
nnd First Lioutenant Timmoiii
wero both under iht weather, aud
.Second Lienteiinut Need ham was
appointed Adjutant of the First
Battalion. This left tho Company
without an officer, eo tho mou
Prists for tho Company D.
ehoot were awardod last evening.
Lieut. Tim moils took tho first
priz, n old modal. Henry Cook
was second anil was awarded a
silvor medal. The third prize, a
bronze medal, wn9 awaided to V.
Pollen Oourt MHn,
In the Polico Court this fore
noon Malu Adam was eontcuced
to six months in tho reform
school on the ohargo of trnatioy.
Tho case of Kawai for assault
nnd battery on T. E. Nowcomb,
wad nollo pros'd.
Staple and Fancy.
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
WAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
Established 1851 Leaders 1800
Hirer park is not in abeyance,
though it may appear to bo so.
Matters in connection with tho
projoct nre going forward in the
hands oE llev. F. W. Damon and
as90oiatefl, who aro recognized as
a voluntary committeo by the
Government to superviso opera
tions. Tho apparent delay in
completing tho p'trk is only un
til the Bureau of I'ublio Works
has built tho retaining wall aud
""Whenever tlljue operations lay.e
been accomplished, tho com
mitteo will take steps for cariy
i g out i s plans. Trees and
pl.uts will bi set out, walks Im
laid down aud facilities for differ
ent kinds of juvenile amneomeut
provided. Thy' primo motive of
tho pat ft. it will bo reinembarod,
is that of a ehildrou's playground.
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Hlmlliir to Klliel llriiU.
Thero wero sovoral Chinamen
up ou the charge of gambling in
the Polico Court this foronoon.
All pleaded guilty and Judge
Wilcox, before lining each man
$d aud costs, spoke- as follows:
"You men havo pleaded guilty to
gambling. You played dominoes
and thorn waB an interohnrjjo of a
few couts. Thero is a vory. simi
lar thing going ou in Kiliei stock
just now, hut thon, that's differ
ent. I fine you SI and costs for
Curt Notci. . P-
Tho Aid rich forgery case' is still
on, and tho Titcomb mnrdor hear
ing has gone over till Monday.
Todd vs. Davis and Hoopor,
garnishee, has been continued to
Humphreys & Gear havo filol a
bill of exceptious for Young Tai,
convicted of importing opium, one
of tho points being that the vorcyct
having not boeu nnauimous is
contrary to tho constitution of tho
useful and orna
Bat Promoters of the Scheme will
Pay Big Price.
Banco Gune Unwllicd In New York by Which
Thousands were Bilked Income
York, Feb. 11. Two
a mother aud daughter
fit!! tl ITirill tint Im..i ., Al
who say Hint the prisoners have
been engaged in ii-gcniona nnd
and extonsivo schemes for obtain
ing monoy by means of tho most
alluring advertisements over
known to the authorities.
Tho nrisonors aro William V,
Skinner, manager oE.Clio Sawyer
Publishing Compauy, oE Water
ville, Me, who has an oflico in tho
Temple Court building; Mrs.
Viola If. Ilae, the proprietress of
the Helen Marke Company, which
ndvortisps to remove suporlluous
hair, and Mrs. Augio II. Wing,
Mrs. Hun's daughter. Tho Helou
M-irke Company Iihb oQicos in the
The arrests wore mado on iu
dictmenU fouud bv the FpiIpi-ilI
grand jury in Maine. Tho au
tuorities say the prisoners formed
thoFairhVld Floral Company, of
Maine, with an ulleuod capital
stock of S OQ.OQJ. Tnoy adver
tised extensively for porsous who
wished an education for nothing
tosond two two-cent stamps. Thou
followed an elaborate sys'om of
plucking thmo who hud answered
tho advertisement. Outfits to
make nrtifioial ilwrs were sent
them. For a consideration, ma
terinl whs s .Id them which tho
company aijro-il t buy back when
it was made into flower.
Some victims, it in uniil. mntn
let in' for l 10' A-man emolovcd
by Jho pritonors told the post
ollice authorities that the com
pauy had recived 2C5.(10U letter
The prisnuors wre held in S5000
enoh. Mm Wing got bail, the
othors wero locked up. Thoy
will have a heating today boforo
Ntr or lh V.iclitn.
Tho Abbio M has boen cleaned
painted nnd overhauled and is in
finlrntn l.-.nrt : a...
been making some good records
The' Marion has beon clean,,!
oiiu iJituiu'ii (uirtw nri'i sails almiL'
id painted nn n...l H.il. ,.l' .
like a witch now. Mr. Tii.iiif,.
I.. .!.!. .. .. , . "'""h
tho owner, is out quit- oft-n. '
xno roku ami Jiditli L aro in
good shape ngiiiii. They Imvo
boon doing a lot of sailing of lute.
m r II
oir t r.Hiiiii,
It is rumored about town that
A. V. Goar and T. F. Lansing of
tho Grni of Gear Lmsing Co.
lmVO CODO to the ixlnnil nf T,n.,;
in the interest of a strong hui of
onu i'rauoiBco ana eastern capita
lists. Minister Cooper calls for ten
ders on the finrntunin oi.w
sjhoolhouBO undor Now Today.
The Royal Baking Powder
was specially selected
for use in both the Army
and Navy because of its
purity, strength and 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.
Thirty-Three Yotes Cast Up Till Two
O'clock This Afternoon.
President Dole the First of Four to Yole In
Fourth Precinct All Quiet Eieept
Theo. F. Linping, tho only can
didate for tho vacant seat in the
Setmto, h today formally nnd
regularly receiving the suffrnnes
of tho free aud enlightotiod olec
torsfof tho Third Senatorial Dis-
Evorything u quiet oxcepting
business in tho Stock Exchange
ami mo mercantile commumtv
gouerally. It boing tho Koua
steamer dupirturo day may partly
accofint for this. Anothor reason
for lite normal condition of things
is that tho Marshal has not usod
his prerogative of clomig tho
aaloonH. If ho had done so, bun
drols of people might have known
nu olectiqu was in progress.
Tho voting hai boon light. It
might Imvo boon lighter but for
frequent shower of rain. At 2
o'clock a BoLtiKTtK reporter mado
the round of tho booths to get a
eouut of the votes cast. It is ns
1 Government Nnrsory 2
2 Hftrt'tiinlii htreot Ih
3 Niitliinit iivonuo 1
I KowiIm'IuioI a
f Kaptitituii imililluK :i
0 No. 1 uimlnu houso 8
Jonathan Shaw, oliief Inr nnnpn
sor aud colloctor, is the lone votor
nt me water works othco in Nuu
JJreM'dent Dolo was the first man
to vote at tlfo'ltoyal school. -Widen
the ronorter c-dled tho itiHneelnrn.
stationed ou the veranda, wero en
joying tlio singing of the scholars
The voters nt Kapuaiwa build
ing woro Iiisportor P. II. Uur
neito, Lieut. Col. J. W. Jones aud
AInjor Geo. O. Potter.
TIkibp who exercised (lir nlori-
ous privilego nt tho Governmout
nroory. ". Inapector Geo.
Maueon and Principal Ilosrnor of
Voter No. 15 in tho banner
D0,A ni B!J'5l,l!1inL80,1ioolhoUHO'
wan mo ropmir uiiubou.
nn.ol.nt. nnl.AnJ wnc J.. t..M
swing despito the election on the
au lULniiiii niiuiiiii nun in iiiii
It is not ernoclnd that tha vnt
ing this nftornoon will chaugo the
Summary votes cast, 33; neces
sary to elect, 1 if properly marked.
Deputy Marshal Ohillingworth
and 0. Fabouf had nn exciting
timo iu a gambling den at tho
corner of Pousnoola and Beretanla
streets betweou 12 and 1 o'clock
this morning. On nMn.,t ni
aoveral complaints of tho piano nt
ponco uenuquariors, tuo ollicers
wont out and raided tho polico. As
thero wero but two of hm Hw.
task was a ditfianU nnn. Mnmn r.r
tho mou inmnod throunb Hi a win.
dows and others cot tlirmmTi
doors. Howovor, sonio oight out
of n largo gang wero corralod aud
tho ovidonco money and gambling
On Hawaii noadt.
Tho contract for building t tho
road botwoen North Koua and
Kohala, a distanco of oight miles,
has beon let to J. A. McGuire.
Work has nlroady bogun.
The contract of duilditm tlm
road on the othor eido of the isl
and, botwoon Papa, South Koun,
iu ivau, uas ocon lot to Mr. Vas
Harry L. Eyans, the Present Owner,
Files His Answer.
Declares Purchaso was Hade In Good Fallh
Affidavit of Marshal Brown Attorneys
Davis and Dickey for Purchaser.
The attempt on the part of cer
tain parties to invalidato tho sale
of tho S. S. City of Columbia to
Captain Harry Evans, is tho
main topic of conversation along
tho water front today.
Captain Evans snid this mora
ine: "It 13 imntlRHl'llln fnr nntt
one to take tho City of Columbia
awav from mo now. I wan ut !.
nuclion and ray bid wns a bona
fide one. No ono bid nnv hhiher
aud Auctioneer Morgan knocked
down tho vessel to me. Due
notice wns ciiveti in minora f tin.
city and the auction came oil at
tho annointed timo. T Imm n hill
of sale signed by Marshal lirouu.
xno sum ot sioUU was paid down
twouty minutes after tho sale was
made. Of course, a lot of troublo
can bo mado for me, but I do not
lnioiKMo lot tliat worry mo a bit.
Tho ('i'V of Col 11 in Ilia in ininn In
do with her what I seo (it. If
pooplo wero lato at tho sale, that
is not my fault."
Captain Evans has retained nt
torneys Davis and Dickoy to rep
Ooorgo A. Davis and Lylo A.
Diokt-y have made an appearance
f.r tho purchaser of tho steamer
City of 0'iluinbir.. They .Jilo the
niiBwor of II. . Evan, who
bought tho vojboI, declaring that
tho imrchaso was made in (jowl
faith and with tho purpose of
bnaking tho vessol tip for tho
salo of its mntoriul, furniture,
equipments, etc. Other doeu
ments filed aro an iutorvenor in
tho prolost ngainst conlirraatien of
nalo made bv W. ,T. Smith unit
others, officers and seameu of the
ship; nn alhdavit of Marshal A.
M. Hrown that tho tnlo was law
fully mid regulaily conducted in
compliance with the order of tho
court, and au nflidavit by H. L.
Evans Ihnt tho protest will causu
him prcuuiary loss aud damage,
and that tho protestors have uo
nrnnrtriv in tlm Unwniinti Tatntwta
Thoioforonfliant prays that thoy
be oiderei: by tin? court to furnish
security for costs.
Mlird III Dale.
A soven year old truant was
sent to K,auai a short timo ago.
Ono day ho was summoned to bo
a witness in a caso. On being
asked how old ho was, tho little
fellow answered tuat lie was jimt
uuiuu. JUKI DOXl Mww..w.. ....
"How many yenrtf Uiiv yu DOen
in school r" Tho roP'y CHn"-
onitAn rpi.A nnnaflnn tvna
promptly: "Ton years h. ad a unU-
The Hlin,T i,, NlirhC
A Browors Luck isonoc'ftu0
most pleasing plays so far nnt .on
at tho Orphoum. It is full at
fun all tho way through nnd tho
firrit Bet niVrmriH tlm nmlinnnn f..-
tho fuu that is to follow. Tlm
houso last ovoninc? wan nnt nu
area as usual but the amiimmn
was an npprociativo one.
Japnc A.iault Ca..
Tho Polico Court was filled this
morning with Japnnoso, present
at tho caso of Minmoto. oharued
with asBault and battery on a
countryman ueionctaut wns found
not guilty and discharged. At
torney Do Bolt appeared for do
Station IUfuii, Ilaty.
Thero aro at tho nolice station
just now nine sailors from tho
Willscott aud W. F. Bnbcoe.lt.
who havo refused duty aboard
Hiaira respective ships. Whatdis-
DOsitl'ou is to he miuln nt tlm n,u.
has not yet boen arranged.
The Model Block, Fort stroot,
is being rnpidly pushed forward
pn paratory to tho advent of its
nw tenants. Tho lVilic Import
Company of San Francisco and
N-w York, hnvo secured a loato
of the stores, and intend opening
up a local branch ot their buid
iieBs. Mr. S. EhrhVh, amlor
whose rnmauemeut the house will
bo conducted, atats th-U it is his
intoutiou to cnminHiie" oprations
about the middle of March, with
a heavy nnd carefullv selected
toek of dry and fancy goods.
Keady mado garments of tho
latest stylo and fathiiu will bo
kvpton hand, and a ep-cial fea
ture will be the Juveuilo Depart
ment, which will tin rurilnh. ,.;!.
ii choiqe assoitmenl of boys and
Kins renay-maae ciotinug. The
stoio fittings, light Hnd mirrors
will bo so arrnucod that intcod
ioK purohnsorH will bavn nmplo
facility for the inspectiou of goods.
tun nn Sliiiupa ('litckcil,
Thero have bpou no vorv start-
ling sales of stamp at tho Post
Utticb sinco thero was a run on
tho two-eout stntups. It will bo
remembered thnt, at that timo,
thoro was a run on (he one-cont
htiimps. This was soon checked
ns it waq found (tint nr unm
not mauv of tlnvn l.it uml iiin
date of arrival of a new lot was
not known, nlthouuh this had
boen onlered. Ouly lots of a
very few wero sold.
Nut ii Merlon. A.ikiiIi.
Captain Qroijory of tho Iwalani
states thnt tho trouble ho had with
his sailors whi'o at Kauai, was not
veryurent. Several of tho men were
drunk and ono fellow caught him
by tho collar, while another struck
him in tho jaw H- hnd tho men
arrested for drunkeuuesa aud not
assault and battery.
lurrn' ll.ilul Itriiulr..' t" -.
Lucas Dros. aro laying new
lions throughout tho Qacen'a
Hospital. A skylight is also to
be built iu the opera'inc room.
Still another 'improvement will bo
the reconstruction of tho t-tnir
wayB with a landing in tho middle
The present single lights are too
ingu nuu hteep lor oitiieronse or
l'rlnc Cuplil t Kunit.
Princo Cupi I Knlanianaole nud
wifo returned to Kailua in tho
Mnuna Loa this foronoon. Princo
Cupid has recovored somewhat
from his rccout accidout, but is
not entirely woll. Tho quiet life
in Koua he cousidors bettor for
himself than Honolulu.
Third Hrrvloc Strip'..
First Sorgoaut W. 0. Weedon
of Co. Ii is tho first member of
tho National Guard of Hawaii to
obtain his uniform with tho third
servico Btripes. Thoso nro oarn
od by six full yoars fultillod in
tho force, and make a vory hand
gns -all ads. in the Bulletin arc not
cntM or tahtab powocn
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair
AtoIiI D.ildnc Tinvde contillnln
Hi urn. 1 liiy nru Injiirloun to health