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Yol. VI. No. 1155.
HONOLULU, H. I., 10NDAY, PEBRUAltY 27, 1809.
Pkicb 5 Ousts.
V,. I .
THE SALE NOT CONFIRMED
Judge Perry Orders a Resale of the
S. 'S. City of Colombia.
Attorneys Tor Evans, (be Purchaser, Appeal on
' Various Grounds and Apply to the Supreme
.Court to Take Jurisdiction.
Jud'go Perry on Saturday nftn'
, noou ronderGcTii decision, declin
ing to confirm tbe snlo of thn
steamer Oity of Columbia and
orderiug n resnlo nt noon of
Wednesday. As reported ex
clusively iu tho Bulletin on
Saturday, two tendors of $3000
vcach for tho vessel wero inter
pointed into tho hearing.
Attorneys Davis nud Dickey
havo not only nppoaled from tliu
decision of Jndge Ptrry, but have
appealed on questions of rnnritiino
law aud fact, excess of jurisdio
tion, no jurisdiction, that Evans
was a bona fido pnrclinsor for
valuo, thnt tho vessel wan twico
ordered nid decreed to bo Bold,
this being the second Bale, that no
moro thin 830J0 has boen offered,
that tho rights of bona tide pur
chasers tu u it b protected, that
oven fraud ami gro'S inadequacy
of pri-o uro not grounds foi cot
ting na ill e the Halo unless tho pur
chaser is cognizant of tho fraud
and collusion on his part is es
tablished. Tho attorneys for Captain
Evaus uro alio making npplii-a
tion to tho Supreme (Jouit for a
writ of piohihitiou to prohibit the
Circuit Jtulgo fnm further pro
ceeding in tho case., and to pro
hibit tho Marsh d from sidling tho
steamship under tho order of re
sale. They ar also npplyinij to
"tho Supretnn O'Uut far a wiitof
error to reinovo tho entire rojoid
from tb Oirouit t the Supromo
Court, sitting in admiralty.
Staple and Fancy.
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
n .... . . - ... . L
Coining to California.
Washington, neb. 14. President
McKlnley probably will visit San
Francisco' next summer. This In
formation was given to The Call
correspondent tonight by Hon. Julius
Kahn, who called on the President
"I expect I will see you out there
In the summer." said the President,
as he bade the Congressman-elect
Mr. Kahn left tonight direct for
STEAMSHIP LINE TO HAWAII
Tncoma, Feb. 17. James Wnrd
of tho shipping firm of Saundors
& Ward has returnod from a visit
to England aud announces tho es
tablishment by himself and other
of a steamer lino between this port
and tho Hawaiian Islands. The
Hrilisli steamer Mananauseuto
will be tho first vessel out and will
snil next week.
Mr. Ward is understood to be
working ou a proposition for a
new'lini) from tho Souud to Mani
la nd way ports in China mid
Japan.. Tha famous ClydaBfuk
Euuinoeriug aud Shipbuilding
Corapauy in said to bo backing
him in this line, and to havo hhv
oral steamers it can put iu tho
trado. It is expected the trado will
bo opeueil soon.
IMUS. FIII5I). WIHTNKY HOIinKD.
8aoramanto, February 1G
Late list night a burglar entered
the residence of Mrs. Dickey, at
Roeville,Plioor county, and stole
SlOC from her daughter, Mrs.
Fred. Whitnov, of Honolulu, H.
I , who is on route eait on a
plensuro trip. The burglar ovor
lo iked a valaablo diamond ring
and a gold watch.
useful and orna
AMERICANS AT ILOILO
Desultory Fighting About Manila-California
Doys Attacked Again Harsh
Policy Not Favored.
Now York, February 14. A'
cablp to the Sun from Manila,
Siletl February 15, ld?S& ' a. m.,
says: Tho village of Jnro, a milo
north of lloilo, was captured dun
day nftemoon by a battalion of
the Eighteenth Infantry. It was
learned that Iho robots wero as
sembling thre, nnd to prevent
tho possibility of thoir making an
attack on the city proper our
troops wero dispatchod to drive
It was not oxpooted that any
serious resistance would bo mado
by tho insurgents, but they mndo
a better defense than was antici
pated, with tho result that tho
American losses wero heavier
than in tho capturo of lloilo.
Lieutenant Frank Bolles of the
Eighteenth Infantry and four
men wero wounded. Lieutenant
BoIIhb' injury is sliiiht.
Tho inuriMiits held thoir posi
tion for nn hour, but the Amer
icans mado thinus so lively for
them that they were compelled to
withdraw. The enemy appenrs to
have lost heart aud it is sunpeoted
thnt they ha'vi heard of untivo ro
verseH on ih" isluudof Luzon.
Business has beon resumed at
lloilo. The port has beon open
ed, with Ei sign L H Everlmrt
of the B -st n h captain of the
port Tho 1 Hiding fore, under
command of Li. utenant Niblnck,
navigating ollicer of tho Boston,
who W'-ro tir-t mhore, consisted of
sailors and not mariuos, as whs
Dsubory filing on the Cali
foruia R giuient near Caloooan,
a few mijeB from Manila, contiuu
ed last iiiht and fur Americans
wero slightly wounded.
t'nlirurnlu I'luliW Aanln.
Manila, February 10.-11:45 a.
ra. Four companies of the GulL
'oruia Vnluuteeis, which had beou
clearing tho country in tho vioini
ty of PoturoB, ton miles soulheaet
of Manila, and which hud been re
called, were folio wod by tho ene
my today as they retired.
On reaching San Po iro Msoati
tho Americans made a t-taud near
the churchyard and the rebels
wero driven bok. Tho Californi
oub again advanced and are now
occupying the Bamo ridge, com
manding the vnlley of the river,
which tbuy h. Id yesterday.
A guubtiat near tho Pasig river
is clearing the jungle.
What McKlnlry Think..
Washington, February 14 Tho
confirmation of thepreseut repot Ih
detailiug tho captuie of lloilo was
received nt tho Wur Dopartmout
today with considerable satiafao
What tho future will bring it is
hardly anfo to 6n. Tho Presi
dent, from tho iueoptfiu of tho
Spanish wori has been earnestly
Made from most highly re
fined grape cream of tartar.
Makes pure, delicious,
in favor of the most humauo po
licy, nud it is not intended to fol
low tho severe check to the Fili
pinos with a war of subjugation if
the insurgents will allow this
Government to avoid it. They
have had a stern lesson at Manila
and at lloilo, and if thoy are con
tent to profit by it, and coiuh
peaceably into camp, they may do
so without fear of further chas
tisemont. Still, it is recognized
that Admiral Dewoy nnd Uoueral
OtiB havo a much bettor grasp of
tjie local situation thnu is possible
hero, nnd the Administration does
not propose- to tie thoir hands
Swith uuueceBnry instruments.
m Now a Bushwhacking War. k
fl New York. Peb. 21. A dlsn.itdi O
3 to the Herald from Manila says:
The enemy were concentrating all
day nt the waterworks and In front
of King's Brigade, They became
so nagging In front of King's posi
tion that the General sent two
companies of the First Washington
Infantry over the Passlg river.
They swept the country for two
miles nnd then swung .over to the
river bank opposite the Insurgent
trenches facing the American posi
tion at Macatl and opened a flank
fire on the Insurgents across the
Tu'ii mitKiif th Rlvth kMWmr &
under Lieutenant Scott at Macatl, K
while the troops from Macatl
charged and drove the enemy be
fore them. Fifteen Filipino dead
were found and four wounded. Two
American soldiers were wounded
by the explosion of Springfield
The declaration of Agulnaldo that
he has made a humane war Is an
other fabrication. In the past few
weeks the Red Cross has been like
a red dig to the Insurgents.
Chaplain Pierce of MacArthur's
staff, testifies that he has been shot
if ri kdiarniiMAntarr tf ttt IIma.i !
11. fcijr flllll'3lll'JtCI? III iy IIMIC9 U1V
the provisional hospital. Not an M
nmhlll.'inn- nr litter r.imr vulilrli b
Swas not the signal for a shower of ej
- Ntl.t O
The surgeons of the hospital g
corps, who were giving aid to the S
J Flllplnos.aswellas to the Amerlc- g
an wounded were a target for the
k A wounded man who was being K
carried from the field was killed by kj
S Insurcents concealed In a tree. The 3
g Red Cross people are now going g
SHIP "ON THE" REEF
Tho Amerioin ship Edward
O'Brien, Lathrop master, with
3500 tons of Departure Bay coal
for tho Iiiter-I-land Co, arrived
off port at about '2:30 o'clock this
morning and, instead of standing
out until daylight, came to an on
oliorngo outside, on the Waikiki
side of the mouth of tho chnnuel.
The wind was blowing strong
from tho northeast and the O'Brien
drifted to the southwest. The an
chor chains becarao fouled aud
could not bo given nut.
Tho ship drifted until alio
slruuk tho coral reef Ewa of the
Miownra roef. This was at about
4 o'clock. Blue lights wero seut
up and (ho tuj boat and Captain
Macaulay in the pilot boat, wont
out to tho tobsoI.
It waB hiuh tido at tho time,
but the vessel was fast on tho
coral. The Eleu did what she
could aud at about 8 o'clock tho
Maui was sent out to assist. At
about 8:30 o'clook, tho Iroquois
wont nut to assist.
The tide has fallon about four
foet and tho coral is playing havoc
with the bottom of tho ship.
Seven feet of water is now in thu
It Js feared that, should tho
O'Briou bo gotten out jnto deep
water, eh will sink. Again if
Bho is gotten off and an attempt is
to bo mado to pnt her on tho Band
on tho other Bido of tho chnnuel,
she may sink. in mid channel nud
Tho O'Brien was to havo load
od Aloxnnder & Baldwin's sugar
for New York.
HAWAII'S CHANGES SUM
Contract Labor Law Bid Fair
Small Hope for General Legislature Although
Committee on Rules Has Made
Washington, Fobruary 18
Members of tho House who art-
interested in tho passago of tho
bill providing n form of govern-
mout for Hawaii nre mauifer-ting
coucorn nt the statue of that mea
sure. With but twolvo legislative
days of this session remaining
aud with such a largo amount of
public business pressing for atteu
Hon it is felt that action on the
bill is doubtful.
Tho nocossity for tho onnct
mntof Uws to cover conditions
existing in Hawaii is admitted on
all sides. Even tho Democratic
minority, who opposo some feat
ures of tho bill, which has boeu
reported to tho ' House aud is
awaiting right of way from the
CoinmittCO on Ituloa. concedn the
desirability of putting tho bill
Chairman Knox of the Commit
t"o ou Torriorioi nud Chairmau
Hitt of tho Committee ou Foreign
Uelatious, tho latter a membur of
tho lato Hiwaiiau Cnmini-i-iou
ami wiorouuuiv convorsa.it with
the Bituatiou in Hawaii, havo been
untiriug in (heir efforts during
tlie pust week to soouro tho teoog
uition of the bill. They havo
succeeded to tho extent of secur
ing a promise from tho Commit
too on Kules to consider enrl
next wotk tho pmo icnbi itv of ro
port!uu,arruJp,, giving ttmn tu.thu
inn. ins snia that if tins 0 m
irvBi ndiourtis without fnriiiHliin,
a form of govornmout for Hawaii,
me manor coos over until
next wintor, embarrassments of a
serious nature aud oxtout will re
rult in Hawaii.
HKMATOII !UM.OM AT WORK,
Washington, Feb. 19. Senator
Gullotn says ho will mako an
effort to get up tho general bill
providing a goverumout for Ha
waii, but tho chances of success
are very slim. Senator Fairbanks
will nli-o undertake to call up the
bill extoudiug tho auti-coninict
labor laws to Hawaii. Thore may
beau effort to amend this mens'ure
and it also may fail Senator
Latter will continuo to press tho
Aia9Kan mil wuonover opportuu
lONTHACT LAIlOll LAW.
Washington, February 13.
Sonator Perkins today reportod
tho bill to extond tho contract labor
laws ot tins oonntry to Hawaii.
The only amendment which was
put upon tho bill was the ono
which makes tbe Chinese exclus
ion laws npplicablo as well.
Dndor tho Newlands resolution
further ontranco of Obiuuso is
prohibited, but there is no provis
ion to tnke care of thoBO who may
effect an entrance into the ooun
try. Tho application of the ex
clusion nets will make the head
tax and identification etHtulos
A rune aiiArc ciiiam or taktah rowocn
Highest Honors, World's Fair
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair
AtoIiI llulilnj; I'owdrr rontnlnlnc
alum. Tlmy in Injurluun to lirnltli
llawnllnn Ship Rcjitstry.
Lyman J. Gage has given ns the
upiumn 01 me unitej btates Treas
ury department thnt nn rnmltriii.-A.
C. Set Sllolllil Im .nllnu..,! nictn. ..
dSr,ne'1,a,wailan H-iR after Julv 7, jj
JJ iboS. This was the date when S
r-i...:.i 1. . v" ". -
-- ii.i wm.11 inuenenaence ceased.
W Tills opinion will be a strong now
J1 er In influencing legislation which
relates to the extension of American
W shipping laws to Hawaii.
effeelive in tho Maud-, aud will
permit the sending homo of any
aliens found .in the new territory.
Whil. (here is n dipn-ition 00
the purl of many S'uatore t pro
vonj tho passnjeof any lejjirtlntion
until tho coGtrnct labor laws nro
put through, thorn is a movement
on font on tho part of friends of
Iho island:) to havo conpolidated
all omergenoy legislation. Thus
thero m drawn today 11 bill
which will b moved as a Biilnlit
nte which not only deals w'tK
labor, but navigation, custom's
and rt'vonno Jaws ns well. Thero
proini'os to bo much opposition
to this, nud it in ty be pulled down.
H. H. Am'rlct Mnru.
Tho America Maru, Cope com
mander, appenrod off Koko Head
a nbont 7 o'clock ihi nmrninir,
rauoh to Ihe surprise of Honolulu
ptopio who were not looking for
her until this afternoon or even-
Itl'. Ohe H'lllml frnm Hull Vrnn.
cisco February 21 nt 2:30 p. m.
uer arrival oir port nt 7:30 o'clock
mtkes tha trip 5 days and 16
IllllllM. fl rOPillil til it v rtr i...,..li.
approaches that of China. Tho
'iiiiHriiTii uisru inna' uie trip to
San FrniK-iseo 'from Him nri i.i !
days nnd 10 hours but was forced
tr ruin !ti nuLii 1 . .!..!. k !....
w i-m iii uumv - ClJJIll 11 111) i9 Ull
nccnuutoE tho fog. This epiiltcl
REPORTS -FROM -HRKINNEY
llepirts have boen roceivo.l
from W. A. Kinney at Washing
ton, of si much impnrtniice that
tho Trusteed of tun Hawaiian
Sugar Planters' Association nrn
called in epeial s-ssinn at 3
o'ol.tck this aftoruomto (Uucusb
Col. W. C.;.TohnM)n of Cincin
nati is tho now coiumauder of tho
Late Report Promst lloilo.
Washington, Feb. 21. The War
Department h is received the follow
Ing: M-wila, Feb. 21. Adjutant
Miller reports on 15th -instant. In- H
k surgent forces few miles fout from 2
iviiii. 11 iiimi iiiiii: npni .
Hollo, believed to be disintegrating. JJ
Can maintain his position with g
present force. Business in city be- g
Ing re.umed. S
He has sent up for representative H
men, ofTiclnls from tlu capital of.the
Island of Ncgros, where American
(1 lg was raised and American pro
tection requested against small In
surgent force In Island.. Affairs
there and in Cebu very encouraging.
Shall endeavor to maintain and
improve present promising condi
tions. Affairs here iiiiet. Small
S insurgent lorce east or city driven
away with a considerable loss 'to
o Additional casualties: First
S Company L, Private Orson Ellis,
elbow, accidental. Killed, Febni
S nry 20, Company K, privates ' Al-
ton A. Relnhart; M.. John F.
k First Gillfomla, wounded, Feb-
maryso, Co. L, Privates Arthur
Buhl, thumb; John W P.inw.-nnn;
Max R Kmr, armi Thomas C.
Haley, thigh. Casualties near Ho
rn, ranay isianus, l--nruarv la:
k Eighteenth Infantrv. klllrd. r.n a.
kj Corpoml Robert S. Grlgsby.winind,
O ed, Co. A, Sergeant Robert Jen-
jji ntngs, thigh; Co. J, Corporal
( James H. Saunders, nipple, al
t wounds above slight.
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