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HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, MARCH Id, 1899.
Piiiou 5 Ousts.
SPAIN'S 'NEW CB1NET
THEY WERE NOT CONFIRMED
CONGRESS' SGL0SIN6 HOURS
WAIALUA MILL ORDERED
LATE EYENTS ABOUT MANILA
THE ACTUAL CIRCULATION
1RTC T PASSENGERSPBY THETOSTRitlffTlFMOEROWWllL HAVE WANTS.
Mi'lrid, March 4. Tho new
Cabinet took tbo oath of office
today The Ministry is composed
Siiuor 8ilvela, Premier and
Mi"ister of Foreign Affaire.
Senor Dato, Miuister of tho In
terior Marquis Villaverde, Minister of
Seuor Uarau, Minister of Jus
tice General Poliovnji, Minister of
Marquis Pidal, Minister of Pub
lic Affairs and of the Colonies.
Admtril Oamara, Minister of
It is oxpcted that Genoral
Mnrtintz de Campos will be Proai
dent of tin) Senate.
Tho brother of Marquis Pidal,
it is thought, will be chosen as
Proddont of tho Ohambor of
There was sorao excitement in
the cafes last night when tho
fortuatioii of tho Sdvela Cabiuet
was announced. The "Marseil
laise" win sung and thoro was
cheers fur liborty.
Thoro was nu immediato sur
rounding of Senor Silvola, who
says Inn Hole id"n is to regenerate
tbo country. He holds that tho
Queen Regent can rutify the treaty
ot pence with the United Statos
with ut th vote of the Ohambors
and tiaf, therefore, thpir dissolu
tion no.'il not defer the rotiflci
Atlmtllo Ijirntrer Hute,
New York, March 4. The
Allan Lino of ato.uners has mot
the cut of tho other transatlantic
lines by cutting its rate to S45 for
first cabin and $30 for soeoud
cabin. At the ollice of tho French
lioo the au noun com "tit was made
that the first cabin rate was rduc
cd from SOo to 853 and the Hum
mer (schedule from S90 to -.05 for
Staple and Fancy.
Everything useful and orna
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
Washington, March 4. Among
the most important nominations
that failed of confirmation are the
Senators Morgan and Cullom,
representative Hitt, Sanford B.
Dolo and Wnltor L Froar, to bo
Hawaiian Commissioners; tho
naval advancement for conscien
tious conduct in the battlo eont in
with the Sehloy and S'inipson
nomiuatiouH: H. G. Ewart, of
North Carolina to bo United
States Dmtriot Judge Esstorn
District of North Cnrofiua.
Samuel J. BarrowB of Massa
chusetts, to be Librarian of Con
grn. all of tho army brevet uo
raiuatious eont to tho Senate were
not confirmed. Theso include
mon nominated for gallant action
in thoSpsnisb war.
Lnst Stood for llawnll. k
Washington, Mar. 4. Senator 3
P.ilrlvinlc mnvpil thp ronclilrMnn M
of the bill extending the I mm I era-
k tlon laws to tlieiHawallan Islands, k
I muj wujvtvvu vii- Lilian "ll-J V
colleague, 'Morgan. . Tlie'blll.how-
ever, 'was taken up, and Petflgrew 5
spoke upon It. He "asserted" that
since the annexation of the islands
10,000 Asiatic slave laborers- had
Perkins also uged action at the
present session, declaring that the
contract laborers In Hawaii were
secured at one-third the cost of labor
to the sugar makers of California
or Louisiana. Without action a
motion by Morgan to go Into execu
tive session was carried ayes 32,
noes 22 and the crowded galleries
were soon' vacated to permit the
last executive work of the Congress.
Tho Knmehameha baeeball team
and another from tho collier Scin
dia, will play on the college
grounds tomorrow afternoon. Ad
mission will be froe.
Dramatic Incident Between Reed and
Cheers For Admiral Dewey Songs That
Yere Sung and Hearts That Gave
Vent to Patriotism.
Washington, March 4. Wearily
tho IIouso sat through the eiloat
watches of tho night, taking recesn
from timo to timo whilo awaiting
conforonco reports upon tho ap
propriation bills. The iloor of tho
IIouso was littorod with waste
papers, which drifted anklo deep
about the desks and made tho hall
look as if it had boen swept by a
snowstorm. Still tho weary and
beavy-oyed legislators kept to their
posts through tho night. The
leadprs,upou whom the strain and
burden of the closing hours fell
most heavily, and tho Spenkor,
who had the groatost responsibili
ty of all, remained constantly in
their pjaoes watching vigilantly
the progress of. tho contests be
tween the two houses.
The final agreement on the river
and harbor bill, containing the
compromise on the Nicaragua can
al, was spcured about 3:30 a.m.,
tho sundry civil bill, in which tho
Houso forced tho Senate to sur
render the provision for the Paci
fic cable, about C o'clock; tho Dis
trict of Columbia bill, with tho
provision for sectarian institutions
eliminated, about 7 o'clock; the
deficiency bill at 8:30, and tho fin
al conferonco report upon tho nav
al bill at about 0:30 a. m.
At 10:30, when tho Houso re
convened, the galleries wore agaiu
packed to tho doors, and tho hall
buzzed with the confused murmur
At 11:15 o'olock tho assistant
doorkeeper, with a long pole, sot
back tbo hands ton minutes. This
raised a loud laugh. Immediately
afterward catno a most dramatic
General "Wheeler of Alabama,
who has carefully refrained from
oxorcising his privilege es a room.
ber of the House, ponding tho de
termination of tho question as to
his right to his seat in tho House,
arose from his old seat down near
the front on tho Democratic sido
atd loudly asked for recognition.
"Mr.Speakor!" ho called.
Tho Speaker's fnco wob flushed
slightly, but he looked Btraight
ahead as if he did not hear.
"I ask unanimous consent to
speak for five ininuos," chouted
the general But tbn Speaker
disregarded him. Every oyo wos
now riveted upon the diminutive
figure of the grizzled old vetorau
of two wars. The situation wan
intensely dramatic, but Payne,
tho floor loader of tho majority,
hurried to tbo rescue. lie moved
a reress for ten miuuten.
"Pending that I nsk unanimous
ooueeut to pponk for threo min
utes,"doraandod Goueral Wheeler.
Tho 8poakor then turned toward
him for tho finst timo, and, 1 loking
straight into tho gray eye- of the
gonoral, ignorod his reqm-t com
pletely, putting tho motion of
Payno and declaring it ennied.
Congressman Payno t(jik tho
ohair, tho Speaker rotirod and the
usual complimentary resolutions
for tho Speaker wore introduced
by Bailey of tho miuority. When
Reed returned to tho House, ho
replied feelinjjly to tho vote of
Half a dozen timos during the
progress of his remark tho Speak
er was obliged to pause owing to
tho spontaneous applanso which
arose from all sides, and when ho
concluded with tho nnnouncoment
that tho Houso stood adjourned
sine die tho applause and chocrs
wore deafening. The galleries
joined tho outburst. Suddenly
sorao members down near the
rostrum began singing, and above
tho din arose tho etroius of "My
Country, Tis of Thee."
Continued oil Pago 1.
Directors Authorized to Make Contract
With Honolulu Iron Works.
Three Thousand Acres Cane for This Year's
Planting-Extensive Pumping Plant Order
edStupendous Reservoir idea.
E. D. Tennoy of Castlo &.
Cooke, Ltd., has just mado an in
spection of Waialua plantation
and reported thereon to tho direc
tors of tho plantation company.
Mr. Tonuoy is very enthusiastic
over tho prospects of new Waia
lua. Ho ha? kindly given a Bul
letin reporter somo items of in
formation on tho status of tho
Thoro is now planted closo on
to 1000 acres of cane for this year's
work. Manager Goodalo calcu
lates to plant up to 3000 acres bo
foro the close of tho year.
Deducting all tin cane that is to
bo used for seed for this enormous
plautiog, it is estimated that noxt
spring there will bo BOO acres of
cane to take off.
Tho cane of tho old plantation,
this season's crop, has beon sold
outright to tho Kahuku mill.
Tho directors havo authorized
tho agents, CaBtle & Cooko.Ltd., to
contract with the Honolulu Iron
Works for theorection of Waialua's
new mill. It is to bo ready for
operation noxt year, about April
Tho directors havo ordered
pumping onejno of a total capa
city of 20,500,000 gallons daily,
ouo of which of 10.0 0,000 gt.llons
capacity is now on tho way.
Two deta of steam plnwB aro iu
operation, aud threo now 6ets on
tho ground being orectnd.
Material for fifteen miles of
railway is on the ground, whilo
Bradiug tor tuo trncki is well un
dlrr way. Two locomotives arc on
hand, besidon material for 300cars.
One thousand laborers aro now
employed on the plantation.
Mr. Teunoy, in answer to a ro
mark about tho higher platcaub of
the estate, siiul that irrigation of
such lands waB tho only problom.
Yot ho showed on a map whore a
concrete dam could bo placed, at
tho confluence of two streams,
which would give reservoir capa
city for tho enormous qunntity of
two miiiou gallons ot water.
Ciucinnatti, March !. Tho In
tornatioual Kiudercurten Union
adjourned this afternoon to moet
in Brooklyn during easter weok
of l'JUO. The following oCicors
Prosidont, Miss Carolina H.
Haven, of Now York.
Vice Presidents, Miss Alice H.
Putonm, of Chicago, and Mrs.
James Ij. Hughes, of Toronto.
Corresponding Secretary and
TniRHurv. Miss Marry D. Ilunyan
of New York.
Itccordiug Secretary, Anna W.
Williams, of Philadelphia.
Auditor, Miss Pntti Hill of
P. A. Dias, of H. Hackfold &
Co, leavos this afternoon on tho
Kinnu for Hilo, Hawaii.
flaile from Pure drape Cream
Skirmishes With Rebels and Small
Commissioners Arrive Gunboat Bennington
Does Some Fighting-Dewey's New
Manila, March 5, 10:15 a. m.
General Otis, nccompaniod by bis
aides, Captain Murray and Lieu
tenant Slado, this morniug piid a
formal visit to tho civil members
of the Unitod States Philinine
Commission which arrived hore
yestorday afternoon from Hong
kong on board tho Baltimoro.
A houso on tho Ermito water
front has beon propared for the
residonco of tho commission.
Colonel Charles Danby, tho only
ono of tho commissioners who ban
not arrived yet, is oxpected on tho
noxt steamer from Hongkong.
Tho vossol which arrived here
yosterday and waB roporlol aa tho
transport Uuio, turuB out to bo
tho gunboat Manila. Tho orror
was causod by dense- fog. Thn
troops brought by tho transport
Senator aro still on board that
vessel. A permanent cable has
been established botwoon Manila
LMrton nt Hlngaporr.
Washington, March -1 Gonoral
Law ton has arrived at Singaporo
on tho transport Grant. Tho fol
lowing cablegram was receivod at
tho War Depirtmont from him
Singaporo, March -1 Arrived
tonight. Stop six hours for coal.
No eorious illness. Favorable
conditions still. Probably reach
Manila early morning 10th. Have
so mformed Otis. Lawton. The
Grant has abourd all of the Seven
teenth Iufnutry and four compa
nies of tho Fourth Iufantry.
Drtrrjr Ilemlara rii'nki.
Washington, March 4. Admi
ral Dowey today cabled Secretary
Long as follows:
Manila, March 1. Plaso ac
cept for yourself, the President
and Congress, and my country
man, my heartfelt thanks for tho
great honor which has boon con
ferred upon mo.
Uwey Italic Admiral' Klnga.
Manila, March i. Admiral
ueorgo ijowoy raisou ms tug ns
an Admiral on board the Olympia
this morning and was saluted by
the gunB of the forts, of tho foreign
warships, tho British orniser Nar
oissub ana tno Uorman cruiser
Kniserin Augusta, and by the
American ships in port.
Short Fight With Ilia IWbrla.
Manila, March 4, 11:55 a. in.
At daylight General Whoat m's
outposts discovered a largo body
of rebels attempting to cross the
rivor for tho purpose of reinforc
ing the onomy at Guadeloupe, and
a gunboat advanced under a heavy
fire and poured shot into tho jun
gle on both sides of thq river and
shelled tho "enemy's position at
Gnadaloupo effectively, and tem
porarily scattering the rebels. The
enemy's loss was heavy.
Private John T. Oise, of Bat
tory O, Third Artillery, was kille,d
On board the gunboat Privates
William Wheeler, of Company L.
and Louis Barron, of Compauy G,
California rogiment,was wounded,
Jlriiiilnuton In Action.
Manila, March 4, G:10 p. m.
Tho rebels in tho village of San
Joso fired on tho United States
gunuoat uonmngton today an '
the warship shelled that placo ntx1
other suburbs of Malabou tin.
Judge Perry has signed nu ord
or authorizing Antonio Uichard,
oxcoutor of tho will of Munuol A
Bnrete, to sell real etdate. Noli
of sale is to bo published in th
Evenino Bulletin and tho K
koa. Cecil Brown appoared lo
Manav Spalding of Sprcckels Bank
Makes It Five Millions.
Government Returns ol Deposits a Poor Cri
terionCurrency In Banks and
E. I. Spalding, mating r of tho
bonk of Clans Sprcckels & Co.,
voluntarily addressed a Bulletin
representative 011 tho subject of
the circulation of monoy in tho
Hawaiian lilimrt-i. This was on
Saturday. Tho timo is ot inter
est here, becauso tho Advertiser
(otyostordny had another editoriil
It was iu comment upon the
statements previously mado by
tho Advertiser that Mr. Spalding
spoko. Ho wondored how that
ptpor bad readied its conc'usions,
excepting where it hud quoted tho
government returns ot bank do
posits. Tho returns ot deposits for as
sessment mnde by the banks, Mr.
Spalding said, aro misleading.
Formorly tho deposits wore tax
ed directly, tho banks boiug re
quired to furnish tho tax assessor
with their names and tho amounts
deposited. This resulted in a
practise of dodging by tho de
positors which caused great in
convonionco to tho banks. A groat
aggregate of depositors would bo
withdrawn auaiust tho dale of as
sessment, only to bo replaced
whenever the nsoossor had gono
A cliango was mado in th- law,
whereby the banks pay tho tnxes.
on the deposits Ihey hold. For
their own protection, as they are
not ruiir)ursed by the depositors,
tho bauks mauiiuo thiough loans,
etc, to havo the least possible
amount of depneils on hand at
the data of imseisuiout. Therefore,
the government returns of bank
deposits form an untrustworthy
criterion for the estimatino of uir-
Mr. Spalding nave his estjuiato
of tho monoy iu sight, between
tho four btnks and the treasury,
at about 82,500,000-cuitainly not
less than two million dollars. In
enlculations of tho Roueral circu
lation or tho money available for
actual transactions Mr. Spalding
holds that sulliciont ncooutit has
not boen takou of tho amount
floating between the different isl
ands and Honolulu, including the
volume constantly flowing throngh
tho monoy order branch of tho
lhn entire monoy circulation of
tho Ilawaiiau Islands at tho pro
sent timo is estimated by Mr.
Spalding to be about five million
dollars. In this ho agreos with
tho view of Ministor Damon given
in this papor a fortuight ago.
The rm'iui Cnuk Itvatl.
London, Mar. 4. Mr. J. M.
Cook, tho head of tho great tourist
agency is dead. Ho never re
covered from tho illnoss which ho
contracted whilo conducting the
recent tour of Emperor William
of Germany iu Pnloslino.
a unYaiupt ckcam or tartar powocr
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Jo!d Alcdnl, Midwinter Fair
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