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Vol. VI. No. 1181.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, MABOH 29, 1899.
Puioh 5 Cents.
THEY ATTACK CHAMBERS
TAUSSIG AT WAKE ISLAND
THE SMALL BOAT FOR HILO
H, I. J. M. S. CHITOSE HERE
AN AGORESSIYE ADYANCE
Berlin, Mnroh 22. A petition
was recived fit the Foreign OlBco
bore tddav, signed by nil tho Ger
mans in Samoa, protesting vehe
mently against tho retention of
Chief Justice Ghnrnbors and tho
furthor maintenance of tho Berlin
trentv, which is characterized an
nn longer-bearable TIip petition
era detail a number of alleged con
tiavoutions of tho treaty by Mr.
Chambers, nud epeoially toward
Herr GroHBinuhi, tho Chief of
Polico. Tho notitioD and tho offi-
oinl.roDnrts will be Hent to tho
United States EinbnBsidor, An
drew D White, in support of tho
Tfirrlbts llolnl Fire.
Now York, Match 10. Tho
Windsor Hotel, for thirty yeaB
ono of tho famous hotels in New
York, was whipped up in flame
this afternoon nuu its ashes aro
the funeral pyre of probably
twentv oorsons. In addition to
the dead, half a hundred maimed
and burned are in tbo hospitals.
Thirteen bodies have been found
and identified and tho search titill
?opb on. Thore is an ominous
ist of missing and it is almost
cortain thr.t tho numbor of dead
will go to tho fignro stated.
l.lquor Itevenue Hull.
Tho Supiomn Court is hearing
tho Buit of W. 0. Peaoock & 0.
Lid ' for the refunding of duties
on liquors on the ground, gen
erally, that tho Hawaiian Govern
nient has no jurisdiction to levy
such duties under thp sovereignty
of tho United S'atos. 'Kinney,
Ballon & McOlanahau for the
plaintiff; Attornpy General Coopor
lor tliu respondent.
t ftlrilrlnu Ilrlil.
. Judge Stnnloy nn hearing argu
motit tiHS refused to grant tho mo
tion to dismiss A. P. Mocloiios
from tho bankruptcy proceeding
against Medoiro it Decker. Mr.
"Wilder poted- an appeal.
Staple and Fancy.
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
Washington, Maroh 21. In his
report on tho taking possession of
Wako island, Commander Taussig
of tho Bennington describes the
"Tbo inland was moro heavily
wooded than was shown on tho
chart. Patches of grass wore
growing on tho lngonn side of tho
western inlet, nnd tho shrubbery
afforded nesting places for many
i-oa fowl. Fish worn plentiful in
the lagoon, and there W09 a swift
current running out of tho south
ern passage The lagoon on the
south sido wns Bbort, but ou tho
north sido there wns a long strip
of deep bluo wator, oxtendiug
nearly its eutire length. Outsido
of tho lauoon many sharks were
Been crowding around our boats
and around tho ship.
"Had I boon ablo to have found
an anchorage I would have ro
mainod iu this vicinity for two or
three days to reoounoitor more
thoroughly .tho island and tako
astronomical and magnetic ob
servations, but having carried
out the orders of the department
in regard to tho inland and deora
ing it necessary to save as much
coal as possiblo, I took my de-
Sarturo at 5:35 p. m. for Guam,
luring tho attesnoon tho naviga
tor, Ensign Campbell, was en
deavoring to find a possible an
ohnrago on some light patches of
water to tho westward of tho out
let. He found thirty fathoms,
coral bottom, and one patch about
3 0 vnrds from tho reef wall, but
it looked too close to tho breakers
to bo med Tho white bottom
could bo seen in patchings, where
soundings of twenty fathoms were
obtained closo in to the breakers."
Dr. Hall' Nuecrsior.
Now York. Maroh 19. The
committeo of tbo Fifth avenuo
Prosbyterian (Or. John Hall's)
Church decided at a meeting to
recommend the Rev. Alexander
Council of London bo called.
useful and orna
New Big Steamer to Call on Way Ont
Garonne to Go In Alaska Trade
Season Hay Return to
The steamor Garonne will not
call at Hilo any more. Instoad
tho small steamer Elihu Thomson
will make connection for the
British American Lino at that
port. The Garonno will arrivo at
Honolulu on April 4. Sho will
only mako ono moro trip
on tbo route, if tho now steamor
arrive m tuno to relieve her. The
Garonno will go into tho Alaska
trade for about four months. At
the end of (ho season, if tho busi
ness warrant it, she will be put
baok aloug with the now steamer.
The name of tho now vessel is
tbo Port Albert. She is bran
now, having all tho modern im
provements for a firstclass com
mon carrier. Her carrying capa
city is C00O tons. Tbo Port Albort
is now on tho way out from Lon
don to Sydnoy, from whence sho
has a cbartor for San Francisco.
Sho will call at Honolulu
on the voyage. From
San Francisco she will proceed to
Soattlo and begin eorvico in tbo
Tump particulars have all come
to the local agents, Henry Water
bonso & Co., from tho hoad otbco
by today's mail.
FHANCIC W1TI1UH.VWH OIMKCTION.
London, Msrch 22. The Pek
ing correspondent of tho Times
sayB: France has withdrawn her
objection to the extension of the
coHmopolitnnsottlempnt at Shng
hai ou conditions that have been
accopdbytbo foreign Consuls,
and it now devolve npon the
British, American and German
Ministers to insist upon the imme
diate granting of the extousious.
TUB OltKQON lli:CIIKH MANILA.
Washington, March Tho Navy
Dopartmont has boon ndvised of
tho arrival at Manila of the battle
nn... -n : !- it li
.ma tuiiuwiiig j iuu ctiuirgrnm
received from Admiral Dewoy:
"Manila, March 18. Secretary
of tho Navy. Wnshinclon: Tho
Oregon and tho Iris arrived to
day Tho Oregon is in fit con
dition for any duty. Dewey."
Ganrrxl Kajran Will Net f!oini.
San Francisco. Murch 18.
Brigadier-General Churles P.
Eigan, United Sta'es Army, who,
witb his wife is registered at tbo
Palace Hotel, is not to go to Ho
nolulu, as has boon statud. Mrs.
Eagau will sail on March 25 for
Honolulu on tbe China, which
arrived yesterday. She will visit
her son, who has oxtonsivo colToe
plantations on tho island of Ha
waii nnd who has lived there for
two yeors past. General Eagau
will return to Washington im
mediately on the departure of htB
wife, uud will tako up his resi
dence at 21 13 S street iu that city,
tbo family homo since their goiDg
to tbo oapital.
Colored Tronpa Not I.lkaly.
Upon high nutbority it is stated
that tbero is little probability that
colorod troopB will be sent to gar
rison Honolulu. It is likoly that
a detachment of tho Sixth Artil
lery will form tbe garrison.
T HeUet Army Po.i Sit.
uenerai ueo. xu. uompton ar
rived in tho Alameda. His er
rend is to select a sito for a mili
tary post to bo established bore in
tho near future. General Comp
ton is an old army officer of great
Takcu the onth,
E. A. Mott-Smith took tho oath
of offioe as "Minister of Foreign
Affairs of tho Hawaiian Islands,"
before Ohiof Justice. Judd this
Now on the Way to YoXosoga Naval
s Record of 23.76 Knots-Perfect In Every
Detail -Ship's Principal Dimensions
List of Officers, Etc.
H. I. J. M. 8. ObitoRo, tho fast
cruiser built by tho Union Iron
Works of Sin Francisco for
Jnpin and turned over by the
builders to tlio JapaneHo Govern
ment through Ci piuin Sakurai on
March 1st., arrivod iu port and
anchored in naval row at about
8:45 o'clock this forenoon, having
siiled from Su Francisco, March
'21, aud corao down under mo
derate speed. Tho Cbituse will
remain hero for about a woek,
taking on coal. Sho will then
sail direot for Yoko&ug, tbo Japa
nese naval station.
The Obitose is a cruiser, porfect
in every respeot. Sho stands to
day, ouo of tho largest and swiftest!
in tbo world, tier dimensions
aro as follows: Displacement,
G000 tons; oxtromo length, S9G
feet; breadth, 40 J feet. Her indi
cated horse power is 16500 and she
doveloped a speed of 23.70 kuots
ou her trial trip. She has thirty
guns two 8 inch, twelve '1.7 aud
sixteen rapid fire, as woll as fivo
The Cbitose's engines aro of tbo
triple expansion type, twin screw.
Thprn aro tosets. One is high
pressure, another intermediate
aud two, low piot-suro. Fred. A.
Gardner, tho only white man
itbonid tho ship, is tho guarnuteo
engineer rout out by tho Union
Iron Work. He wid remain with
tho ship ayear.
There aro nineteen officers and
two hundred meu iu the Chiloie.
Plio latter i only half the full
complement. The other two hun
dred will bo secured iu Japan.
Following is a lint of tboChitose'a
officers: K Sakurai, Captain; I
Mori, 0 mma'id-r; EI Qidoshima,
First Lieutenant Commaudor; J
Unli'da, Seomd Lieutenant Cora
mauder; R Earaaya, Third Lieut
nant Commander; K Takamatzu,
K Sawazaki, lieutenants; G Kats
ki, U Suzuki, T Yoko and T Ta
ziri, sub-lieutenants; H Hirabi,
Chief Euginoor; H Kisaki, T
Okazaki and I Ikeda, assistant
engineers; YShimizu, Paymaster;
K Yamnzaki, Assistant I'aymastor;
li Harada, Surgeon and S. Tedu
ka, Assistant Surgeon.
A perpetual injunction has is
sued from tbe Supreme Court,
ntrictly onjoiningand commanding
tbo Oabu it ail way Company from
all or any other proceedings in
regard to tbe condemnation of any
of tbopromises or rights of way in
or adjacent to Hounlulu harbor,
which are described in tbo bill of
complaint of James A. King,
Miuister of the Interior.
Patrick Walh Dratl.
Augusta f'Ga.), Maroh 19.
Patrick Walsh, ex Uuited States
Senator and Mayor of Augusta,
died at his residence today after,
threo months' illness of nervous
prostration. Tbero had boon
little linpo of his recovery, but his
death wnB not thought to bo so
near at band.
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
the Program Laid Ont for
Rumors of Strife From Negros
General Wheatoa Continues
Bis Washington, March 22. De
partment officials expect the mo-d
important nud stirring period of
tbo present campaign iu tho Phi
lippines to begin within tbo next
fw davs. Advices received from
Goncral Otis aud knowledge of
tho program of tbo Philippine
Commissioners bear out this ex
pectation. From now on the
efforU of Gonornl Otis will bo re
doubled in bringing tho adherents
of Aguinaldo to torms by force of
arms, and, at tbe earao timo, tuo
Commissioners will endeavor to
couviuco the inuahiiants or. tno
islands that the United States
Government, while it will sup
press any armed uprising ngainst
its authority, ii desirous of otdah
lishing a government that will
provide for the largest measure of
homo rule consistent with tbo
ability of tho Filipinos to oxeroiso
It is tho intention of tho Ad
ministration to have Gouornl Otis
follow up tho announcement of
tbo Commission by an aggressive
advance, if the Aguioaldians do
not como forward in obedionco to
tho terms of the proclamation and
acknowledge the authority of the
Uuited Slates. Genoral Otis has
informed tbo War Department
that ho is preparing for a general
movement of that character This
is a campaign which, according to
dispatches from Gouornl Ottx, is
expected to terminate armed re
sintanco to .American aii'liorily
within three weeks. Officials of
tbo Adiuiuistiatiou aro hopeful
that tbo proclamation of tbo Com
missioners will bavo a good effect
in causing largo mi in hers of
Filipinos to lay down their arms.
Rear from Nrjrroi It'and.
Manila, Maroh 21. Reports of
fiuhting in tbo islnnd of Negros,
without any paiticulars, have
reached Manila. Tho transport
Indiana is leaving 'now for Negros
with ono battalion of tho First
California Itegiment under Lieu
tenant Colonol Duboce.
Iloilo, Panay Island, March 21.
A soare is reported in tho island
of Negro. Upward of sixty
Spanish refuceo planters have ar
rived at Iloilo and slate that a
native tribe, 2000 strong, liviugon
the Montescos River, twenty miles
south of Hacoloo, threatens to de
stroy haciendas and orops. They
bavo few firearms, hoing mostly
equipped with spears and bows.
The Spaniards requested arms
from General Miller to defend
themselves and tbeir property.
There is no chango in the situa
tion. Tbe wouudod mon aro re
covering. Onod Work of Wkratnn.
Washington, March 11). Tho
War Department today received
tho followiug despatch from Gou-
oial Otis regarding opointioua
against tbo insurgents:
"Manila, Maroh 10. Tho Ad
jutaut Goneral, Washington: Our
improvised guuuoaii uuuer uan
tain Grant, Utah Artillery, bavo
full possession of Laguda de
Unij troops, inhabitants aud pro
perty on ehoro of lake at our
mercy. Whoaton's brigade on
Pasig River line drovo enemy
northeast in provinoe of Morong.
LaBt eveuing enemy attacked por
tion of his forco south of Pasig,
killing two mon and wound
ing twonty of tho Twenty-second
morning Wheaton movod against
this insurgent forco, driving it to
tho south fifteen miles, experien
cing vory slight loss, Enemy left
200 dead on field. Oris.
It will bo about a week yet be-
foro tuo liauuku Japanosu are
brought up for preliminary trial.
ORGANIZE NAVAL MILITIA-
Mr. Castle's Suggestion Meets With
Officer Soon (o Come lo Honolulu (o Organ
ize War Department Assigns Slxlb
Artillery to Honolulu.
New York, March 22. A Wash
ington ppociil to tlio Tiihuno
Bays: Hawaii in to have a naval
militia organization siuiilnr to tbo
auxiliary forces p-8-hsp(1 by
many of the Staten, which wero bo
valublo iu the recent Spanish war.
Secretary Long leceivul n letter
on the fulij' ct today fnm J. B.
Castle, who was Hawaiian secre
tary of legntion nt Washington
bofore annexation was accom
plished, asking tor all necessary
regulations regarding the, militia
in order that steps could be taken
at once at Honolulu to perfect an
Tho Navy Dopartmont is highly
gratified with tho prospect of such
a reserve forco iu tlio mid Pacific,
as Mr. Cattle and the Hawaiian
interested with him proposo to es
tablish, especially as it is impos
ible to maintain as large a rogular
naval forco thoro at presont as tho
irapnrtauco of the locality would
justify, did Admiml De.wey not
requiro so many vessel in tho
Philippines. It is exp cted that a
naval officor will soon bo sptre'd
to undertako the instruction of ths
Hawaiian battalion in technical
matters, drills and routine ship
life, nnd if possible n mouitor or
gunboat will bo aligned to the
tmttaliou for criming duty.
AUTILLKHY AHtUNI:i TO MAWMf.
Washington, Mnroli 2U. The
War Department hai ordered''
battalion of tho Sixth United
Slates Artillery, uouHiHtiug of
Batteries A, I, K and N, to duty
in the Department of California,
with station at Honolulu. Major
Samuel M Mills has beou assign
ed to comraaud tbe battalion.
Au order by tho War Depart
ment todav provides for the organ
ization of Batteries N and O to
oaah of tbo h-vuu rgiluonU of
ofa nrtillery. Tho commanding
officora nro authorized to maka
siich transfers of eulinttd men to
tbo new batteries as will best in
Biuo tho efficiency Of tho roei-'
monts. Tho two now batteries
of the Third goto tbo Presidio,
Ntorki In Han Francltco.
The Chroni.ilo's otock roportof
March 23 says: Outsido of the
sales of Sugar shares yostordsjr
thero was not much douo in se
curities. Tbero was an under
current of'wenkuess nnd price
were lowor on some of the leading
Blocks. Paauhau Snuar Bold quits
freely, opniug at $33, dropping
to $36 25 and clot-iug steady at
S38 25. Hawaiian sold at 77 25
and scarcely any wa offering.
Hann Plantation closed at $17 37 J.
Oceanic was S75 in tbo morning
aud 2Go lower iu tho afieruoon.
of the Ninth In
in San Krancisoo
on tho 22nd. Both sections wera
to'embaiknu the City of Putbla
nud sail for Manila tbe 21th.
Highest Honors, WorldrsFnlr
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Arntil IlnlihiR INwrirr containing
alum. Tlu-yuro Iiijiulmn to livalth