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YOL. VI. NO. 11G3.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, MAllOH S, 1899.
Piuou 5 Cunts.
ARMY BILL ACCEPTED
POPE LEO'S CONDITION
FOR HAWAIIAN CABLE
ALL PERMITS ARE YALID
IS NOW LYING IN STATE
WILL BE NO H1WAII LAWS
Washington, March 1. Tbo
Hmiso Military Committen has
agreed to accept tbo Senate Array
bill without amendment.
Great intesest was manifested
on tlio meeting of tbo Houso Mi
litary Committee, as it was folt
ilint a ooroplota nccoptanco of the
Sonato bill largely if not outiroly
removed tbo ohnnco oF uu extra
Tbo session of tbo committee
was very Bpir ted, and at one
foint lioprosontativo Marsh, of
lliuois, withdrew on tbo ground
that the course of tbo cnmmittco
adopting on amendraont would
opan up tlio wholo contioversy
and precipitato au extra session.
After his withdrawal, tbo amend
ment was reconjidered and with
drawn, and Mr. Marsh roturned
to Hi j commitloe.
Tbo final voto on agreeing to
tbo Sonato bill whs 10 to 3. Three
Democrats, Sulzer, Ojx and Jott
voted with soron Republicans in
the allirmative. Two Democrats,
Lent.", and Hay, and ouo Repub
lican, lirownlow, voted in tlio neg
m:i.i:i: hah hbtuiinkd.
Tho Helena arrived in port from
Kailua and Lnhaiunthis forenoon.
She t-ailotl from hero Monday,
reached Ltbaina tbe samo day and
Kiiiiun tbo next morning. At Kai
lua she took Princo Oupid Kalani
ntiHolo and wifo aboard and re
turned to Lihaina where sho pick
rd tip tin following passonuers:
II P Baldwin, Androw Adams,
Morris Koohokalolo and Mrs 0
Haysolden. When tbo Uelene left
hero Monday, sho bad not taken
from her bold a single bag of
sugar. However, sho is getting
it out no quiokly as possiblo now.
Cricket practice on British Con
sul Hoare's. grounds at Palama
Staple and Fancy.
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
Rome, Marcb 1. Tho follow
ing oliicial builolin lias noon
issued: "His Holiness under
went an operation at 10 o'clock
this morning for tho removal of a
long-standing cyst, wbicb nud-
donly becaino inflamed. His
Holiness bore tho oporation ro
markably well, although it was
impossible to uso chloroform.
Tbo PopVs condition is now fairly
It appoarB that yesterday's fov
oriBb symptoms woro entirely due
t tbo cyst from which tbo Pope
has long suffored. He now has
110 traco of fevor and Dr. Mazzoni
thinks no complications will en
sue. Strict measures have been takon
to excludo outsiders from tbo
Vatican. Some of tho morninj
papers asserted that the Pope was
suffering from rhoumatio fevor
following a obill and that it was
feared pleurisy would supervene.
:& p. m. Ine t'ope yostor
day desirod that tbo cyst bo sim
ply lanced, but bn cousonted to
its removal, on tho doctors in
sisting upon tho poiut.
Tho1 Popo as this dispatob is
sent has just partaken of eggs,
bisouits and marala wine. Dr.
Laponi, who romainod at tho
Vatican, saw tbo Pope nt 1:30 p.
m. and found him to bo in a fair
ly BatisfactHry condition. Num
bers of dispatobos of inquiry as to
the Pope's health have boon re'
coived at tho Vatican and diplo
matic nud other callers are ar
Unllotlwr fur Q,aay.
Hnarisburg, Pa March 1.
Thirty-seven ballot for Senator:
Quay, 105; Jonk, 30; Dalzoll, 18;
Stewart, 8; Huff, 7; Widener, 2;
Markle, 1; Irwin, 4; Stono, 4;
Tubba, 1; Rico, 2; Smith, 1; Grow,
useful and orna
Senate Appropriation Committee Makes
Goes As Amendment to Sundry Civil Bill
About Same As Passed by the House
Washington, Fobruary 2G.
Tbe Sonato Committoe on Appro
priations lias completed consider
ation of tbo suudry civil bill as
passed by tho Houso and roported
it to tho Senate. Tho most im
portant nraendmont is a provision
for a cablo to Honolulu. Tbo
amendment provides that tbo cost
of tbo cablo shall not exceed
$2,500,000. Tho text of the
That thero shall bo constructed
by tbo United Stato3 undor tho
Secretary of tho Navy, for mili
tary, naval and postal purposes, a
submarino tolegraphic cablo and
connecting land lines from a Pa
cific port in tbo Stato of Cali
fornia to be designated by the
President, to tho city of Honolulu,
in tbo Hawaiian Islands.
Tho Bocrotary of tho Navy is
hereby authorized, ompowerod
and directed to detail ono or moro
vessels of the Unitod States for
the purpose of making survoys
aud taking careful uocessary
soundings in order to determine
tho most praoticablo lino for said
Tbe construction and laying of
such cablo or cables shall bo un
der tbo general control and direc
tion of tbo Secretary of tbo Navy
and ho is heroby ompoworod and
required immediately attar tbo
passage of this act, to prescribe
aud canso to bo prepared- tuo
plans and specifications for tlio
construction ana laying of said
ino of telegraphic cablo to be
constructed and pat in operation
at tho earliest practicable date.
Contracts for tbn construction and
laying of said lino of tolegraphio
cablo and for supplying tho ne
cessary instruments and appli
ances connoutod therewith, oxoept
Buch work as can bo ad
vantngeously and efOoiontly
done by tho Navy Depart
ment, shall be awarded and
executed to tbo lowest responsible
bidder or bidders after suoh notice
by advertiioment for soaled bids
as shall bo deemed reasonable and
sufficient by the Seoretary of tbo
Navy; provided, that in all adver
tisements for bids it shall bo pro
vided that all appliances and ma
terials shall be of tbo best quali
ty, adapted for tbo highest ellici
When such telegraphic cablo is
completed tbe operation of the
samo shall bo under tho control of
the Postmaster-General, who sbull
establish a rato of toll for com
mercial messages not' exceeding
25 cents per word to Honolulu
aud for pross messages at a rato
not exceeding ono-tbird of tbo
abovo namod ratos; and tbe sum
of $500,000 is hereby nppropriat
od toward tho construction of said
cable, aud tbo total cunt of said
line shall not exceed 82,500,000,
to bo paid for from Mint to time
as appropriations shall bo mado
Tho total incroosps of tbo Son
ato amount to $4,093,100, tho bill
as reported to the Senate carrying
KIPLING 18 UtSTTKIt,
Now York, March 1. At 7
o'clock this morning Rudyarcl
Kipling was rostiog quiotly.. Dr.
Dunham, who was seen shortly
before 7 o'clock, said:
"I am woll pleased with. the
condition of Mr. Kipling. Ho
has had a quiet night."
Col. Z. S. Spalding is in San
FrnnoiBco. "Writing to E. D.
Tenney, his brother-in-law, ho
waB unable to fix a dato for com-
Good News for Chinese in Detention
Liberal Ruling or United States Attorney In
spector Brown Takes Prompt Action
to Release the People.
" TllEASUIlY NOW HOLDS VALID
ALL PEItMITS, INCLUDING: THAVEL
EIIS', ISSUED 01 TO BnOWN'S AltlllV-
Such is the wording of a tele
gram from A O. M. Robertson,
dated at Washington, February
27, and directed to Consul Gener
al O. T. Wilder at San Fraucieco,
with an order to forward to Arthur
A. Wilder at Honolulu.
Travelers' permits oro IboHo io
sued to Chinosa not previously in
tbo islands, allowing thorn the pri
vilege of six mouths' residonco in
This latost ruling i9 exceedingly
liberal. It goes boyoud evon tbo
claims made by the attorneys for
tho Chiueso before the local courts.
Inspector Jos Inn K. Brown of tbo
Treasury Departmont arrived nt
Honolulu on tho twentv-thlrd of
November. Honco tbo ruling al
lows tbreo months and oleven
days after tbo hoisting of tlio Am
erican ling lor tbo lssuano ot per
mits to Cbinoso by tbo Hawaiian
Inspector Brown recoived of
ficial instructions from tbo Treas
ury Department in tbe Peking's
mail. In transmitting the fol
lowing dispatch to President Dole
and the .bxocutivo Council, Mr.
Brown says: "I bee to assure
you that no ono can feol greater!
satisfaction over tbo contents of
thG'ilispatclf tbau mysolf."
"Washington, D. 0., Fob. 27,
1809. Collector of Customs, Snn
Francisco, Cal. Forward by mail
following. Joshua K. Brown,
Obiueso Inspector, Honolulu.
Inform Hawtiian Government,
Attorney Genornl holds all Obi
ueso, including wouion and chil
dren, presenting pormits of Ha
waiian Government admitting
them to islands aro entitled to
suoh admission. Troasury in
structions modified accordingly.
"W. 13. Howell, Asst. Secy."
This communication was ono of
tbo principal subjscts before tbo
Execntivo Counoil this morning.
No timo was lost in issuing au
thority to Collector General Mc
Stooker for having tho Ghinoso ut
quarantine, rofusod admission
undor tbo original instructions to
Inspector Brown, roloaBod from
thoir protracted detention.
Attorney General omitn replied
to a roportor's remark: "Yes, it
is a very liberal ruling. 1 wish
thoy had given tho matter tbe
same thought boforohaud. It
would havo eavod a great doal of
Truimraya Want Privilege.
An application of tho Hawaiian
Tramways Co. for loavo to put in
additional loops on the Wnikiki
road was considered by tho Exe
cutive Council and deferred to
await further specifications.
Do not, because the alum
baking powcLs 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
of Laic Princess Kainlanl
Yiewed by Hundreds.
Shrouded In While Satin and ChllTon Ka
hilis Stand Like Sentinels Crowns
Tho body of tbo Into Kaiulani,
beloved priuccss of thollawaiians,
is lying in stato at Aiuahau today.
All day, hundreds of natives nnd
Hawaiians havo takon a lust look
at tbo body. At 4 o'clock this
nftornoon tho doors will be closed
and then, nono but tho relatives
and closest friends of tho dead
princeaB, will bo in attoudnnce.
Tho body, in a, shroud of while,
satin ami chiffon, lies on a large'
catafalque in tho ceutcr of tho re
ception room. A beautifull pull of
purplo and gold falls away from
this most gracofully. Surmount
ing this is tho royal spread of the
Dowagor Queen Knpiolani, on
which tho bedy rosts. Around tho
dod piiuccas' neck is a lei mamd,
worn only by thoso of royal blood
among tho Hawaiians. At tbo
bead is a crown of whilocarnations
on a yollow satiu cushion. On tho
catafalque aro purplo and whito
orchids, together with a spray of
orauge blossoms. On a small ta
ble nt tbo head, is a crown of mai
lo and ilima, tho lattor boing tho
Tho four largo while kahilis of
tho dead princess stand like senti
nels at tho four corners of tho oat
iifalquo and two black ones of
equal size, tho property of the
iDowagor Quoeu Knpiolani, occu
Ipy prominent placos. Other
kabilis, less protentious.nro set in
various plxcos. Ferns, palms and
flowers aro on all hands. Noar
Iho door loading out on the Dia
mond Head side, is a nhotoaranh
of Kaiulani surrouudod by lois of
Evory two hours, 'six mon al
ternate with tho samo number of
womou in swaying tho kahilis
ovor tho body. At 11 a. in.
Princoss Kaiulani's closest lady
friends, Mrs. Alex. Dowsott, tbo
Misses Oartor, tbo Missas Ward
and Miss Widomnnn, took the
o-o foather kahilis. Each woro a
At tho samo hour Captains Pratt
and Gartonborg took (heir posi
tions at tho bond, completing tho
guard of honor. This morning,
Col. Sopor, Major Potter aud Cap
tain Prntt weroon guard.
. A guard of eight policomon un
dor Lieut. Gardner is on duty and
tbo best of order prevails on nil
sides. Tho benches undor tho
banyan truo aro oocupicd by
old natives whoso voices give tbo
hea inane as of old.
A word of praiso must bo said
for the ladies who havo managed
tho arraugemont of flowers, Their
namos aro as follows: Mrs Goo
O Beckloy, Mrs Pattv Boreer, Mrs
Irono Brown, Mrs E D Tonney,
Airs JNoonan, Mrs Uoorgo Her
bort, Mrs George Smithies, Mrs
Hastings, Mrs Christian Couradt
and Mrs Oreighton.
Tho body of tho lato princess
will be taken to Kawaiuhaochurcb
Friday ovoning and, on Saturday,
it will Ho in stato again in that
honso of worship.
Bishop Willis will be assisted
by tho entiro Anglican clergy
inoluding llov. A. Mackintosh,
paBtor of tbo Second Congrega
tion at tbo fun&rul services of
In acknowledgment of TW.
H. H. Parkor's kindnoHB in eiviiiL'
up KawaiahnoOhuroh for thefuuc
ral, the ohoir of that church will
sing a hymn in Hawaiian besides
tbo two hymns to bo given by 8
Androw's Cathedral choir.
A. G. JI. Robertson, who J'js
succeeded admirably in his, Chi
nese commission to Washing .on.
iu tho Gaec 03
the Special Bill
Rush or Appropriation Dill Has Sldetracl cd
Hawaiian Affairs Generally Alaska
Also Musi Walt.
Washington, February 20. No
comploto codo of laws for Hawaii
will bo adopted nt this session,
although at the timo the Commis
sion submitted its report condi
tions seemed favorable for the en
actment of sotno comprehensive
form of govonunent for tho isl
ands. It ib oven probablo that
tbo singlo provision applying to
Hawaii tbo contract labor laws of
tho United States will not get
through. Tim last and a Bomo"
ways among tho most important
of prospective failure; in con
templated legislation J9 tlio coJo
of laws for Alaska, rbicb has
passed tho Houso and has been
reported favorably from the Com
mitteo on Territories of the So
nato for consideration. It is
fenred, hpwover, that until the
noxt session of CougresB. Alaska
will continue to bo governed by
tho laws of Oregon.
NKW MM! TO HONOLULU.
Ilrport Tlitlt ,a I'urbU Will Klr.t
Leute 1'utfvl suuml.
Seattlo (Wash), Fobruary 27.
It is reported that tbo Pacific
ConBt Steamship Compnny will
establish a Hue between Pugot
Sound and tbo fJuuntiau Islauds.
The lirnt vensol to bo ilibpatcbed
will bo tbe Cily of Puobla, which
is to bo taken out of tho Govern
ment transport service. Sho is
duo from Manila absut March 5.
Ou her return sho will be mudu
rendy for tbo new lino. Ono trip
a month will bo mado.
wuuinui vmt4iti in ciptnn. k
Madrid, March i. Senor Sagasta
has handed the resignation of the
ministry to the Queen Regent.
The cabinet crisis is ejected to
last for two or three days as it will
be necessary for the Queen Regent
to consult with the presidents and,
other political leaders. In the
meanwhile the chambers will ad-
joum until;.! new ministry Is form-
eJ. The ministerialists hope the?
Queen Regent will support Senor S
Sag.istJ nnJ dissolve the chambers. )
Nfbrtk,a NrnntorUl Vlgtit.
Lincoln, Nob., March I. Tbora
was' no chaugo recorded in ilia
ballot for souotor today. Tbollo
publicaus havo agreed to go into
a OHuem tonight, all but ono sign
ing tho call nnd he lias indicated
his intention to bo present and
No Delawar htnittftr.
Dovor, Del., March 1. Sovouty-
soyon ballot for Senator: Addicks,
if, vjuani-oiior o. i. rucuoiscii,
(D),2l; Dr. Hiram II. Burfon.ll;
rum oiupc cmam or tahtar rowoin
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid Hiking l'uwclor ronlnlnlilK
ulum. limy lire liijurloui tu lirultli
will rolurn homo
I ing to tho islands.
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