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HONOLULU, H. J., WEDNESDAY, MAHOH 15, 1899.
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GERMANY'S HEW CONSUL
CIRCUIT COURT MATTERS
REBELS ARE STILL FIGHTING
HITT TALKS OF HAWAII
THE JUDD BLOCK COMPLETED
THE MAUNALBI PLANTATION
Washington, March 7. Al
thnu.h Heir Salf, the newly ap
point' d Consul of Qerrauny to Sa
mim, has not yet started for his
post, the nctiou of the Gorman
G wnnueut iu appointiiiK him
uu I recalling Dr. RalTol is con
strued as a virtual admission tliRt
the latter exceeded his authority,
and mat Germ uiy disavow his
act'. It in also interpreted to
moan tliut Germany is inclined to
do nuvthiuiz ininlo to restore
hnrmonious relations with the
TJuiU'd S'ates. Iu viow of tho re
cunt wi'lulrii-.var of German war
shim from Manila this fact is re-
gnrdod an significant.
liurr oiui win go 10 o'hihi'i iy
way of tho United States, and it is
expected that ho will have a cou
feroneo with Seorotiiry H'iy, stop
ping ovor in Washington for that
purpose H W119 to Iihvo left Ger
miny for his new post ou tho 22d
of F-nrliarv. TI10 German Gov-
ornmout oiiuld not withdraw Dr.
ItalTel, because he wan in contempt
nnd not pormitted lo leavo tho isl
ands. This situation, was oxpl lin
ed to I ho Uuit-d States through
diplomatio channels ami it was
repro out-id that if tha Uui'td
Stnto mid Great Britain would
iguoro tho ontempt procoedings
Gormauy would withdraw Dr.
RatTril at ono-1. An ngreemi.nt was
mado, and tho appointment of the
succMHirti Dr llafM followed.
As (ienii'iiiy has practically dis
avow d tliM nets of her Consul, it
is not ivdiovod that any fnrthor ac
tion will he taken hy any of the
government involved iu tho pro
tectorate of the islands.
The Kona Sugar Co. is doing
very well just at present with tli
work of plautiug cane. Several
hundred acres aro now coming up
in good shape. The oa looks wmII
I, and tho outlook is promising. Uu
'doubtedly Kona caue gnvv enno
that will bo unequalled a , where
else ou the Islands.
Staple and Fancy.
Everything useful and orna
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
Judgo Stanley has rendered a
decision in favor of tho dofondant
iu tho action to quiet titlo of Ku
alaku vs. Suniuol Andrews. Tho
defendant wins on tho ground of
advorso possession. Humphreys
& Gear for pliiintiff; Castlo &
Weaver for delondont.
Threo cases for the May term
are: Bishop Trustees vs. Jona
than Spooner, ejectment; Gioilia
A. Ah Lock vs. Ah Lock, divorce:
Tano Wntauabe. vs. Seiji Wata
nnbe, divoice Tho libtllant in
tho Inst case alleges ill treatment,
also the possession of $2000 by
her libolled husband.
Chambers, summonses have
been served in tho following cases:
Thomas Chrislley vs. J. Alfred
Magoon and wile, bill to set nido
deed; W. 0. Achi vs. Dibblo K.
Ilae, Mole llao ontl Vm. ti. Ma
liuka, bill for partition of land;
Kanooho Ranch Co. vs. Oharlotto
King, et al.. petition for right of
way for drainage; Antono Morris
nnd W. 0 Aotii vs. Joe Morris
ami othors, bill for partitiou of
As guardian of David Mnnuel,
Mr. Magoon accounts for receipts
of $353.29 and payments leas that
amount by $110.29.
J. Alfred Magoon, as trustee or
eBtate of J. F. O. Manning, do
cased, exhibits iu his annual ac
count receipts of $48,108 nnd a
balance dao tho estah of S91UG 84.
This balanco roprosouts tho ca-h
uninvested in tho entiro estate
amounting to $7-1,055.
Mr. Mncoon, as cuardian of
Jns. Lovo, receivod for tho past
vear S1S30 and expended $1923.99,
leaving his ward indebted to him
in tho sum of $399 99.
Judgo Stanley this morning
partly hoard the claim of Kolii
nnn, Molokni, for a share iu the
Kepola estate, continuing it until
11 .deposition can bo obtained from
Eehei, a resident of that islnnd.
Judgo Porry is hearing Kahn
nnhnokahi Faawola vs. Nuihe,
Seeking to Gain the Water Works of
General Hale's Forces Do Good Work Men
Prostrated by the Heat
Now York, March 8. A dis
patoh to the Herald from Manila
General Halo determined this
morning to clear away tho enomy
from the frout of tho right of his
Tuo gtinhoat Lngnnn do Bai,
under Mijor Graut, het?an shH
iu the ouoray'8 position. Two
uompiuioj of the Twentieth lu
fantry and threo companies of tbo
Firl Nobrnska, under Colonel
StatenhnrR, swunjj iu from tho
road to tue water works, driving
tue robels towards tuo L'asiu river.
The 1' irst Wyoming advanced
directly on tho insurgent position
in front. Meanwuilo tuo Laguna
de Bui pounded tho foe from the
Thus attnekod ou throe sidoi.
the iusurgonts wore drivon back.
Oipttin J. D. U'Uriouof tho
First Wyominc was shot iu the
rfcht wrht, and Major Shill of
tho Buroau of Information was
(J tmplete reports of tuo wound
ed are not yot in.
Geueral Hale estimates the ouo
my'd loss at 250.
At the time of tho Bonding of
this dispatch tho Wyoming troops
occupy an advanced poiition.
The insurgents npenod firo
acrois tho river from Guadeloupe,
killing Private Lovojoy of Com
pany O, First Washington, and
wounding two other.
Tho FilipinoB have boen con
ceutrnting to the eait of thj city
nnd will prohablv try to attack
from that sido Their principal
object is to cut off tho wator sup
ply of Manila. Tho Araorican
positions are strong and their at
tempts will be futile. Their losses
h ivo boen severe tho last few days.
The Madrid authorities have
offered Aguinaldo a ransom of
SlOOOfor oach otBcor, SlOO oach
for tho privates and $50 for each
civil servant. They have not
offered to ransom tho priests.
Aguinaldo declares that he lias
paid filibusters $70,000 and has
received COO riQos and 2,OCO,000
rounds of ammunition. The fili
busters say tho rest havo boen
capturod, but probably thoy woro
Ilflfulnra In Action,
Now York, March 7. A cablo
to tho Sun dated Mauila, March 7,
8:50 p. m, say: Detachments
from the Twentieth ltegular In
fantry and tho First Nebraska nnd
First Wyoming regiments, with
tour guns of tho Ligh' Aitillery,
advanced this morning on tho Fi
lipinos soutti of tho water works.
The Twentieth Infantry nud Ne-
brnskans flanked tho light, while
a battalion of tho Wyommc troops
attacked thorn in frout. The ono
my were in strong force, but after
two hours' fighting thoy 'lonorted
their trenches and rotroated to the
Pnsig river. Tho weather whs ex
tremely hot and several of tho re
gulars woro prostrated.
California Dnyi at Nagm
Washington, March C. A cable
gram from U3neral Otis nt Maui
la, received in Washington, indi
cates the satisfactory and agroeablo
reception accorded to tho Americ
an troops which recently landed
at tbo island of Noros. Ono bat
talion of tbo First California Itogi
niont was sent there by General
Miliar nt Iloilo, in command of
Colonel James F. Smith, with
orders to take formal possession
for thp United States, which he
did without trouble.
Mr. and Mib. Olarouco M. White
returned from the mainland this
morning after an absence of sev
eral months. Mr. Whito is in im
proved hoatth, which wqb tho ob
joct of travel.
Failure lo Legislate Will Cause
Legal Conditions Cases In
May Cause Trouble.
Washington, March C. There
has been considornble speculation
as to tho effect upon tho condi
tions iu the Hawaiian Islands
owing to tho failure of Congress
to oimct the legiilntion demandod.
llepreentntive Uitt of Illinois,
chairman of tho Committee on
Foreign Affairs iu tho lint Con
gress, who was
of tho Ha-
wniinn commissioners, is nrobnhly
as conversant witli Hawaiian
affairs as any public mnn in
Washington. Mr. Hitt was asked
today for an expr-ssionof opinion
upon wlint ni'iy he oxpected in
Hawaii betweeu this timo nnd tho
reassembling of Congress nud tho
enactment of proper lawn.
"I nui by no means inclined to
tako n hopeless view of ihe situa
tion," said Mr. Hitt. "It is truo
that embarrassments will nriso.
For instanco, n strict construction
of tho existing law, or rather ab
sence of law, would permit
criminals to go free because of
tho conflict betwion the United
States laws and local 'egulitions.
But it is not to be onaidorol that
any such construction will be
placed upon the case. Tho courts
will see to it that public order is
"Another gront source of diffi
culy will tie iu tho determination
of admiralty questions. As a
matter of fact, they will uot bo de
termine, hut the people will havo
to worry along as b"t they can.
As for customs questions, I think
the Preoidont will have sufficient
power, in tho abseuca of specific
legislation, to settle them.
"I believe thnt when tho noxt
Congr ss convenes it will ho pos
sible to seoiirt consideration for
tho Hawaiian bill and to onnct a
coraproheusivolaw for tho inlands.
In tho meantime, tho ability and
integrity of the mnn in charge of
tho government will bo a suffici
ent safeguard for the intorosts of
the people "
The usual Wednesday night
chango of program will take place
this evening. A laughable, one-
act comedy tuo croation ot Mr.
Post entitlod "Blue GlaBS ltemo
dy" will bo produced for tho first
timo. The entiro force of tho
company will appear in now spe
cialties also Martin's dog oircus
in novol tricks. Friday will bo
amateur evening. Saturday after
noon a children's grand matinee
will take placo to which admis
sion to all p irts of tho houso will
bo 25 couts.
Kir. Knml to Lav Hoon.
Mr. Kuust, tho new owner of
Robert Louis Stevenson's place in
Samoa, will return to Europe
shortly. Ho will remain there
until the fall, returning to Hono
lulu in October or Novomber.
From bore he will go to his
n. von Holt, wife nnd family,
hhavo returned from Kauai.
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
Is a Splendid Addition to Business Ar
chitecture of Honolulu.
Was io Be Handed Orer by Contractor Today
Some Leading Features -Partial
List o( Tenants.
By far the most imposing busi
ness block ever erectod in Hono
lulu is handed over to i's owners
by tho contractor, Fred. IWrisou,
today. This is the Jinld Building
It stands nt Fort nud Merchant
streets, upon n site formerly
owned by Chief Justice Juld.
When Mr. Judd decided lo have
tho former buildings there, iu
eluding on 3 that was comparative
ly new, roplaced with nn edifice
becoming the locality, ho ontrust
od the outorpriso to n limited lia
bility corporation boariug his
It is the first buildinc four
storieB high to hnve boen erected
in Honolulu. Its mntorinl of Bo
man brick, with stono portals and
terra cotta trimmings, is a novolly
and plonBing withal in effect.
Solidity nnd symmetry, besides
tho added strougth of reinforcing
stool girdors, are characteristics of
tho building. Massive nillnrs of
polished gray granite supporting
a stono nrohway for tho main en
trance impart dignity to tho fn-
cade. Tho interior is eleuantlv
finished in calcined plaster with
paneled wainscoting of Oroon
pine. There is sanitary plumb
ing on every floor. Door and
window fittings of yollow metal
loud richness to tho gonornl
Threo concerns will o:oupy the
entire lower floor, nud there nie
ton lnrgo office npartmonts each
on tho socond nud third llous,
and nino on tho fourth. Tlir
Bauk of Hawaii has the comer
apartments on tho ground. Goar,
LaiiBing & Co. enter into the ad
joining suite on Fort Btrcot. Ttio
Hawaiian Investment Company
takes tho remaining rooms on
Merchant street. A spacious ves
tibulo tiled with marble and a
wide hallway communicate be
tween tho main eutranco on Fort
street and tho elevator and stair
ways. Tho elevator is of Chicago
make and the latest pattern, filled
with nntomntio stops that preclude
all dangor in case of n break. It
has a capacity of 2500 pounds,
but, owing to doOoienoy in size of
electrio conductors from tha Ha
waiian Electrio Co.'s work", can
not as yot take quite its full
Thero aro wide hallways on tho
floors above tbo first, nnd some of
tbo rooms are capablo of being
divided into two. Every floor has
a roomy lavatory with tho most
approved sanitary appliaucos
Another groat convenience is n
metallic mail chuto opening from
all tho floors, with a largo lock
box in tho main hallway ou tho
Tho building will soon bo a
teeming hive of business.
The building has taken oight
months to tho day in aoustiuotinn,
excepting tho foundation. O. G
Trnphagen is tho architoot.
Geo. R. Cartor, agont of the
building, did not havo tho list of
tenants ready to give out this
afternoon. Ho named tho follow
ing allotment, however, from mem
Second floor E A Mott-Smith,
W O Smith and Goo D Goar, law
Ttiird Uoor Kinney, Ballou &
McOlanahnn and Parke & Cuth.
cart, law offices both.
Fourth floor Union Feed C-.
and Alexander it Baldwin.
On Mondny from 2 to 4 p. m.
tho building will bo thrown opou
for public inspection. -Ladies es
pecially aro invited.
Liout. Opunui of tho police
court was a closo watchor of t! c
Kiuau before hor departure yes
terday, lie hnd pajiera to se-te
on a man who had booked to 1 avo
but who had changed his mind,
Stock la New Project is Already at a
Manager Soon to Be Named and Work Begun
Allotment ot Stock-Ten Percent Assess
ment Paid Promptly,
Now thai tho Government has
aecopted the artielps of incorpora
tion, tho Mnunnloi Plantation
Company may bo said to be in full
Noticos of allotment of stock
woro Rout out lnt ovening ind to
day the firet teu percent nsaosa
mout is being piid at tho office of
Gear, Lansiug ,fc Co. agents for
tho plantation. Tho capital stock
is'Sl.OOO.OHO with tho privilege of
incr.nsing to SD.OOO.OOO. Par
value or shares SI (). All sul's
ecribera aio required to pay the
first ton percent asaes-mont today
in order to hold their ulloftmeut
Tho Mnunalei proposition is
comidored by conservatie linsi
uess men ns ouo of the )0Ht on
tho market. Applications for stock
ran for nbovo the capitalizition of
the company nnd in order to give
tho investors equal recognition
Iho promotoiR allotted tlm
shnres aecirdinc to tlm
amount npplied for. henco tho for
tunate ones received ouly about
forty percent of tho number np
Work on the plantation will bo
gin immedinttdy. Iu H (ny or two
the now managor will be named
who will procood to pl-tco ono
th msaud acres of cauo umlor cul
tivntinu. Iho incorporators ot thp com
pany are T. F. Lansing, W. M.
Miuton, O. B. Gray, G-oreo D.
Gear, A. V. Gear and W. II. Sims.
TheolhVers elected are":x TF."
Lansing, President; W. M. Min
on, Vice Pro.idout; C. B. Grnr,
Secretary; A. V. Gear, Treasurer;
W. U. Sim-, Auditor. Tlieso con
stitute the boaid of directors.
Henry Wnterhouse & Co., agents
of the British-American Line, liav
received a telegram front Prank
Wnterhouse, President of the coir.
pany, stating that "another steam
will be due at Honolulu about the S
nrst ot April. I lie name of the
steamer Is not given.
Klpllnit' IXhiiIiHT IlrHll,
Now York, March fi. .Tosephino
Kipling, tho six-year-old daugh
ter of Itudynr I Kipling, and tho
oldest of his three children, died
shortly nfter (i o'olock this morn
ing from pnoiunonia. Tho child's
death took place at tho home of
Mrs. Julio do Forest io this city.
Mrs. do Forest is n friend of the
Kiplings, and Joopbino hnd beon
taken to hoi homo so thi.t she
could be nursed apart from hor
fhthor. Tho girl been mo ill tho
day after Mr. Kipling took to his
Mr. Kinney's law partners havo
no word from him this mail.
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Highest Honors, World's Fair
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair
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