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Vol. VI. No. 1177.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, MAKOH 21, 1899.
THE SOGAR TRUST WAR
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Puiob 5 Ohnts.
FORCED TO WALL LAND FOR THE ARMY 1
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The S. S. City of Columbln,
now owned by Captain Harry
Evans, Is to be a regular liner be
tween this port and Hongkong.
Already, twenty men are at work
getting the Columbia Into shape
fur Hie Initial trln to Hontrkontr.
fei It Is the present calculation that she
k will get away In about three weeks.
lie uipiuiu anu ,ii&iuv.-io uuvw mi
ready been chosen and are now In
The Columbia will be fitted with
yards and she will sail to within a
short distance of the China coast.
Then she will use steam to get Into
the port of Hongkong.
The .Columbia will follow the
same plan as the old bark Velocity S
that sailed between Honolulu and g
China for many years.
MR8. NObrK DEAD.
Phmci Away t Clann'a lloipltal After
a Urlrf lllnrfti.
Mrs. Kahalo Nolte, wife of H.
J. Nolto, died shortly before two
o'clock this afternoon at the
Queen's Hospital. She had been
ailing of a cold for four or five
day, which settling iu tbo kid
neys brought'tho good woman to
a dangorous state yesterday after
noon. It was doomed advisable
to reraovo her from tho family
residence' at Kapiolani Park to
the hospital. Mrs. Cocil Brown
acanmpanied her there.
Mr. Nolto was a very estima
ble Hawaiian lady, prominent in
religious and charitable work. She
was a member ana a regular at
tendant of Kawaiahno church.
Her manuors were most amiable
and lotinod. and nono know who
did not hold her iu the highest
regard. She was probably about
51 years of ape. BesideB her do
voted husband she lews a loving
dauL'h'or to mouru hor loss Mi38
Frederika Nolte, the accomplish
ed vocalist and porcelaiu painter.
As y t the arrangements for tho
funeral are not auuouuced,
New York, March 1C It loak
od out from inner circles today as
a feature of tho skyrookot work in
tho sugar stocks that a meeting
will take place here soon at which
all tho gluco'O, sugar and coffee
interests of the United States are
expected to be present. It oannot
be definitely ascertained whether
the principal ownerB of these
properties have instigated the
conference, or whether outside
financial interests aro at the bot
torn of it.
It is known that tho great fight
between the sugar trust and the
Arbuukle8 lias readied a piano
where tho sugar trust is making
lntOHUs on tue paaxauQ coueo
business of the Arbuokles. Tho
Arbuckli'8, on the other band,
with their groat sugar plant, aro
leaving no otono unturnod to
break into tho sugar trado of the
Tho attempt, it is said, will bo
made to regulate the business by
leaving Bugar to the trust and
coffee to tho Arbuckles. H. O.
Havemeyer, president of tho Am
erican Sugar Refining Company,
is said to bavo acquired large in
terests in tho glucose trust, tnd
rumors of a combination of these
interests aro believed to have
caused today's riso in the stook of
The Quaker Ooncort Go. are
giving free shows on the corner of
Alakea and. Berottuia street-
every evening. Situnrny night
they give a grand dublo bill and
don't fail to see Ed. Youug, music
al comedian, Eldie Armond,
swaer and dancer. Master Iroidio
Lynch, violinist, and Harry
fowortu, tlii) king or tue nigu
swinging slack wiro. Froo to all.
Oaron Kuitoll, Chlof Jaitlce.
London, March 1G. Baron
Russell, Chief Justice of England,
has been appointed successor of
Baron Herschcll on the Venczue
Ian Arbitration Communion.
Contract Let for Construction of the
New Line to Operate Between Hawaii
the Eastern Coast Union Iron
Works Gets Contract.
THE SAMOAN AFFAIR QUIET
Understanding Readied Between the
New German Consul to Yistt London and
Washington-Stories of Trouble
San Francisco, Maroh 17. Tho
Union Iron Works has just been
awarded the contract for two of
the Iargst freight stcamors over
built iu the United States. The
vessels aro for tho American Ha
waiian Steam Navigation Com
pany, with head quarters at New
York. Back of tbo company are
such firms as Dearborn & Co and
Flint & Co., two of the most im
portant and bo-t-known of Amer
ican shipping firms.
The construction or tue vossels
moans tho entering wedge of East
ern competition in tho commerco
Possibly Another Line. K
3 J. P. Cooke of Alexander &
K Baldwin, consignees of the steamer,
ald In answer to a question that
2 the Manauense was a trial boat If
her Initial business seemed to justify
S the project, a regular line would
) be established. This would mean
jtj a larger and better steamer, and
kJ perhaps more than one.
3 From another source It Is learned
3 that the original Incentive to the
g chartering ofthe Manauense was a
sj large amount of freight that the
a D. A. liner Garonne was unable to
k take off the wharves at Seattle.
3 This clog at the outset of the
2 Garonne's career was due to large
g eastern freight contracts she had to
SI tirrv nut.
Expected at Any Moment Prls-
Taken by Hundreds -Small
Staple and Fancy.
Everything useful and orna
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
WAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
of the Pncifio. Tho company is to
ply ib craft bntwoon Now York,
Pliiladelphin, San Frauciaoo nnd
Honolulu, wilh tho possibility of
extending tho route
Tho first stOHin-r is to be turned
nut in April, 1000, and the second
one fit a later date.
The now steamers will onch have
a oarryinu otpaoity of 8250 ton.
The brst vessel to be built is of
the first cIhhb c rgo typo, and is to
bo built under thn throe-deck rule.
H-r dimt'nsions are:
LouRth, 415 feet; boam, 51 foot;
depth 32 feet. Tho draught, loml
ed, is to be 26 foot. Sbe is to bo
ringed as a two masted schoonor
and iB to bo trained on tho deop-
frnmn system, olio is to nave an
open topgallant foiccastle, a poop
deck 20 feet, and a center
bridge about 100 fin't. Sbe will
have Bix complete wator-tipht
bulkhends, and will be fitted for
water billast tho complete length
of the vossol, having a cellular
bot'om. Sho will carry from
12' 0 to 1300 tons of water ballast.
The coal bunkers, including the
reBOrvu buukers, will havo a enpa
city of 1500 tooB. Thero will
bo sev&n steam winchoa to operate
the various hatches. Tho main
engines will bo triplc-expniisioii,
with a working prenbiiro of 180
pounds, aud will develop 2200
horso power. Sho will be fitted
with steam steering gear, olectrio
lights, and approved ventilation
Work on tho first of tbo now
vessels for tho Amerioan Ilnwai-
ian Stoam Navigation Company
will bo commonced aa soon as the
material arrives from tho East.
Tho work on tho steamer will ro
vive old times at tho Union Iron
Work, and with that to bo contin
uod on tbo war vessels under con
tract, it is raoro than probable that
tho workmen laid oh? a month ago
will return to their tools.
Washington, March 13. After
nuraerons confereno-B and tho ex
change of notes between Secretory
Hay, tbo British Embassador and
the German EtnbiiHftvlor, a satis
factory underbtamliug has boen
readied mtweeu the tlireo powers
intoro t-d iu Snmna ns to tho con
ditions there. This weeks to open a
new accontit at Suuou nnd to oblit
orate thf troubles among officials
which bavo recently occuned
To this oud, Dr. Wilbelm Salf,
who has been nominated by Ger
many as president of tbo Munici
al Council at Apia, to succeod Dr.
Rnffol, will bo rccocnized by tho
British aud United Stntos authori
ties. Already this recognition is
assured, but it remains for the
Consuls at Apia to carry it into
formal effect, in accordance with
iho letter of tho troaty of Borlin.
In ordor that this may pavo tho
wav to ngreeable and harmonious
adjnstmout, Dr. Sulf will go to
London, and mako himself ac
quainted with thonuthnrities there,
aud afterward come to Washing
ton and becomo acquninted witli
our olbViuh, so that tht-re may bo
0,ulrl In HamOK.
Washington, March 1C Tho
Stato Department b-lijvon thoro is
littlo proli-ibility of a clash in Sa
moa, tit IprbI not ono that will in
volvo the European and American
colonics. Admiral ivutz waB
specially charged to maintain tho
peace and to givo protection not
only to American intercuts, but
thorti of Great Britain nud Ger
many, aud tho broad instructions
may event warrant him in inter
vening forcibly to prevout a clash
botwo-n the. native factions, al
though our Government iB loath
to tako any suoli steps, excopt in
case of an omorgoncy.
Commander Tilley of tho A.ba
reuda has come to WiiBhingtoa to
cousult with the authorities of tbo
Navy Department prior to start
ing for Samoa. He goes to opon
the coaling station at Pago Pago
which tho United Stato holds
under a xpccial treaty with tho
Sainoau Governmont. Tbo Aba
renda carried on this trip a littlo
over 4000 tons of coal and about
1400 tons of stool building mate
rial. Tho latter is intended for
tho construction of a wharf and
Properly to be Taken for U. S. Military
Washington, Maroh 17. Ad
vices havo boon received from
Manila which iudicate that tho
climax may occur at any hour.
The officials hero aro very well
pleased with the condition of af
fairs, but will not at presout dis
cuss the details of thu dispatches.
Tho indications aro that hostili
ties may oud within a vory short
timo. President McKinloy has
More PrUonrrl Captured.
Manila, March 17. 4 p. m.
Company G of tho Washington
Volunteers has captured 160 addi
tional prisoners near Tngsuig and
also soized sorao ammunition.
Department Will Act-New Bank Will
Soon Open Offices
Here. . -"
Moat of the rebels' arms woro
hidden or thrown into tho river.
The engineers threw a tempo
rary briduo across tho Pasig river
ior mo ariiuery anu commidsary
Tho Twentieth Regiment will
roturn from the front today.
WliratOn Brljrail Adranee.
Manila, Mirch 15. 8 a. ro. Lato
yesterday General Wlieaton's col
umn oucountered tho onomy iu
such force between Pateroi and
Taguig oh to necessitate a ohange
in the original plans. The cavalry
attackod a rebel sirougbold in tho
iuncle, driving tho enemy into
JL'ateros. lno Amortcans bad one
killed oud two wounded. SoottV
Queen Signs Treaty. k
Washington, March 13.-rAfter
mature consideration the War
Department has decided to tako
advantngo of the pmvi.ioii of tho
act by which Hawaii whs annexed
lo the United State, transferring
the public lands to the genoral
Government, to acquiro such
tract in the islands ns may bo
luceHnary fur military pnrposos.
To thin end an officer will bo sent
to Honolulu and wi 1 begin tho
work by taking posBeHsion iu the
name of the War Department of a
considerable tract n'or the capital.
Tho Navy Department has boen
forehanded in this particular,
having through Commander Han
na pocsessed itself of some fino
water-front property within a
short time after the annexation
resolution was adopted.
SEW IUNK IN HAWAII.
Madrid, March 17. The Queen
Regent has signed the treaty of
peace between Spain and the
The signed treaty of peace will be
forwarded to the French Ambassa
dor at Washington, M. Jules Cam-
bon, for exchange with the one C
signed by President McKlnley. No g
decree on the subject will be pub- S
llshed In the official gazette. 3
Tho Rev. Dr. Alfred Kumner,
pas-tor of tbo First MethodiBt
church iu San Jose, Col., orrived
this mnruiug. He will deliver
sovoral lectures iu tho oity for tbo
Y. M. O. A. and will spend sev
oral weoka visiting places of in
terest. Admission to tho first" of
those lectures in tbo Y. M. O. A.
ball tonight will bo twenty-fivo
Putier J. Derby,
J. Dorby, woll and favorably
JKUUWU MU1U IU UUUUUUIIUU WllU
0. & O. S. S. boats, has boen
Jiuiuuirvi iu iuu uiuuu ul jiuioui
of tbo Hongkong Maru, a posi
tion which ho woll desorvos. Mr.
Loaders 1800 Derby's frionds oougtatulato him.
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.
battery shelled the city and woods
Later tho onomv crossod the
rivor from Pasig. Two companies
of tho Second Oregon lufautry
cleared the right bank after a sharp
ongagoment and then retired with
In tho meantime tho Washing
ton Volunteers closed in, drivinu
small bodies of tho rebols back
upon Patoros. One man was kill
During the night tho oneray
burned tho town of Pasig.
Wlirmmi'i Ailvne 'nnllnu.
New York, Mroh 1G.--A cable
to tho Suu dated Manila, March
10, 5:40 p. m , says: General
Wheaton is still actively engaged
in clearing tbo insurgents from
the country to tbo eastward of
Manila and today tho villages of
Cainta and iaytay were captured
by tho troops belonging to his
provisional brigade. Tho enemy
havo now boen driven from the
country botwoon Manila bay and
tho western shoro of Lagua do
Bay, and today's operations were
conducted in tho territory north
oast 01 .Lagua uo my. unly a
fow of our troops woro eugagod,
tho attacking forco counting of
Companies F, O, L and G of tho
Twentieth Rogular lufantry, un
der tho command of Major llodg-
ore. The losses of tho onomy are
not definitely known, but ore be
lieved to havo boon heavy. Our
troops sustained no loss in taking
Taytoy, but in the engagement
yrior to the taking of Ciuuta more
men wore wounded than in any of
tho fights that havo occurred sinco
I Lioutenont Kilbourn of the
I Signal Corps communicat -d tho
nowB of tho capture of Cainta
I from tho front by wire. Giiioiul
Anderson visited Pasig today.
Annlo.Calirornlnn and Srllirmatli Will
K.lnblUll a llnu.r.
Washington, March 13. Porry
S. Heath, first acsistaut I'owtraas-ter-Geuoral,
and the Anglo Cali
fornian Rank of San Francisco
nud Seligmnu Brothers of Now
York havo completed arrange
ments for organizing tho Amori
cnu Bank of Hiwaii, with offices
in Honolulu, It will be desigunt
d as tho Governmont liRcal ngont
for tho islands, and when tho lawa
of the Uuitoil States are extonded
over Hawaii it will bo chartered
hb the First National Bank of
Neur.papr General it.urt.
Lob Atigolen, March 15. Briga
dier Genoral H. G. Otis cables tho
Times ns follows:
Manila, March 15. 9:15 a ra.
Tho Twentieth lufanliy had an
all-day fiht at Pasig Threo
thousand rebels were encountered,
defonted nnd routed with heavy
loss. Onr loss is small. Threo
hundred and fifty Filipino sold
iers woro in ado prisoners near
Taguig. Wboatnu's brimido now
holds tho lowuB of Pasig and
Patoros. This news iB husod on
official information. Our river
guutioHt9 fought their wav into
Laguna. H. G. Otis.
Koki, an employe of the Ha
waiian Gnzott" Co., had his arm
cut off at tho shouldor this afternoon.
O. S. Desky will tako control of
tho Orpheum theater.
Engineers JMutttcrcd Out.
Washington, March 17. Four
W companies of the second volunteer
wj engineers, now at Honolulu, have S
S been ordered to S.in Francisco to S
S be mustered out. 9k
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Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Alcdal, Alldwlnter Fair
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