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Vol. VI. No. 1187.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1899.
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GERMANY AMD MATAAFA
Washington, March 27. The
lively discussion of Samoan affairs
ia the foreign press Boema to be
tho sequel of the developments of
Inst week, which lmo not been
followed by any material change
in tho situation. Secretary Hay
has had further conferences witb
Embassador von Holloben of Ger
niHur, and Sir Julian Pauucefote,
-tho British Embassador, but these,
it is stated quite positively, bavo
nof advanced the subject toward
Tho Berlin roport in one of the
London papers to tbo effeot that
tho Gormans had determine I to
abandon tho support of King
Mataafa in order to induco tho
tho United Status to withdraw
Obiof iTustico Chambers is not
boroo out by any proposition
made here. It is tho viow of the
State Department that if tbo Ger
mans withdrew support from Ma
taafa tho trouble would practically
bo ovor, as tho kingsbip is at the
bottom of tho present affair.
TIiub far, however, thoro has
beon no intimation that t he Gor
maus would abandon Mataafa.
On tho contrary, the understand
ing has beon that the contention
botwoon Mataafa and Malietoa
would go over to await fuller in
formation, tbo only action in tho
meantime boiug restricted to the
controversy botwoon Gorman, Am
oricnu aud British Consular and
Capl. Ijrer Orilerril Home.
Washington, March 25. A dis
patch received from Admiral
Dewey this morning states that a
board of modical survey had ex
amined Captain N. M. Dyer of
theBultimora and found him phy
sically uuGt for Ionizer sorvico in
tbo Philippines, and ho has been
ordered sent homo. One of the
nowly promoted Captains under
tho naval personnel bill will be
Assigned to command tlio Baltimore.
Staple and Fancy.
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality consid
WAVHRLCY BLOCK! BDTIIEL BTKCET
FOR UNIVERSITY EXTENSION
Hon. W. R. Caatlo, who return
ed from a long visit to the main
land in tbo China on Friday night,
ia asked by a Bulletin re
porter if bo bad not brought uni
versity extension for Hawaii
home in bis pookot. Ho answer
"I brought a largo amount of
printed information on tho sub
ject. In southern California
(hoy are starting a university ex
tension society, and it is doing
"Whon I oamo through I mot
Mi. Itolfo, who is the lecturer
from tho UnivorBity of Ohicnco,
and one of tho greatest and most
interostiug lecturers in tbo field
on this subjpot. Ho is on his
way hero in tho Doric duo next
"Yes, be is going to leotura
here. Tho idea is to start a society
in those islands. It has boon
taken up by tho Univorsity Club
" Tho theory of univorsity ex
tension and it works best when
carried out strictly is that adults
as well as young peoploaro afford
ed tho opportunity to got the edu
cation givon by tho universities,
through attending lectures. Theso
are prepared and dolivored for tho
benefit of tbo working poople.
11 Mr. Rolfe, in talking with mo,
said they could not consider tho
thing a success hero unless that
idea bo carried out.
" Here is tho foundry, whioh I
cousidor is tho largest aggregation
of intelligent working people in
this country. Thoy aro people
who would, I should judgo, bo
very much pleased to got hold of
such opportunities as theso lec
tures would present."
Freih FUh and Poultry.
Tho Metropolitan Meat Com
pany received a consignment of
fresh fish and poultry by tho S.
S. Garonno from Seattlo today.
useful and orna
AGUINALDO AGAIN MEETS DEFEAT
Hardest Fighting Yet Done Col. Egbert
Killed -Insurgents Mowed down
with Bayonet and Bullet.
Washington, Maroh 28. The
following dispatch haB been re
ceived from Genoral Otis:
"Manila, Maroh 28. Adjutant
General, Washington: There
was sovero Jjghiing yesterday
afternoon' above Marilao, aud a
brilliant chargo by the South Da
kota volunteer, led by Frost,
agniust tho famod troops of Agni
naldo, brought from Maloloi.
They repulsed tho enomy with
slaughter. Adjutant Linn and
Lieutenants Adams and Morrison
and four onlistcd men of the regi
ment were killed, and Lieutenant
McClelland and twenty-two enlist
ed men were wounded. Tho loss
yesterday was mostly confined to
"Partial destruction of tho rail
road, which is being rapidly ro
paired, impodos MacArthur's pro
gross. The supply railway trains
have now roaohed Marilao, and
MaoArtbur is pushing on. Our
small gunboats aro in tho Bula
oan river, whoro great exeoution
was dono yesterday. They will
relievo preesnro on MaoArthur'a
front materially. Tho troops are
in excellent condition and spirits.
"A proclamation, signed by
Lunn, general in-chief of tho in
surgent forcoB, directs that all
towns abandoned bo burned. In
consequence theroof much coun
try to tho north is in flames.
Tho abovo dispatch was receiv
ed iu Washington at 2:40 a. m ,
March 23. It is obsaryed that it
refers only to tbo fighting yester
day, nothing being said of tho
operations of today.
The frost named in Ueneral
Otis' dispatch is Captain A. Frost
of tho Twcnty-Bocond Infantry,
now colonel of the First South
Dakota Volunteers. Tho threo
officers killed in tho rogimont are
JoBopb 11. .Lien, nret lieutonant
and adjutant; First Lieutenant H.
Adams and Second Lieutonant
Sidney E. Morrison. Tho wound
ed man is Captain H. E. Mc
Clelland. A dispatch from General Otis
announces that the Third Infan
try has taken tho place of tho
Twenty-third Infanty, which was
at tho front. Two battalions of
tho Twenty-third were brigaded
with tho Oregon Volunteers and
havo Boon sovoro Ggbting. The
Twenty-third has been recalled to
Washington, March 2fi. Tho
War Department tonight received
Manila, March 20 Adjutant
General, Washington: Mao
Artbur has advanced boyond Now
Oanayan, two miles boyond Polo,
nine miles from Manila and fif
teen miles from Majolos. The
railroad will bo ropaired to tho
advanco point tomorrow and
troops supplied by cms. Mao
Arthur will press on tomorrow.
Ho is now in tho open country.
Tho insurgontS( stoutly resisted
bohind succeeding lines of in
tronohmonts from whioh tho
troops continually drovo thorn.
The city is porfectly quiot and
the nativo inhabitants appear to
bo relieved of anxiety and foar of
tho insurgents. Captain Krayon-
buhl, Commissary Lieutenant,
Third Artillery, was moi tally
Tho following cablegrams from
Geueral Otis wore received by
tho War Department this morn
ing: "Manila, Maroh 20. Adjutant
Goueral, Washington: Attacks
on tbo hall nncl pumping station
Inst night easily repulsed. Mno
Arthur, witb his moving column
tins driven the onomv back, but
onnnnt gain a point north of Polo
iu iiooount of tho roiiuluu'Bs of
tho country, Ho must tttrikn tlio
railway south of that point.
This will onabto most of
nnldo'fl troops to escapo
still no may opposo us,
best of his army consisting of ro
leased prisoners of war and form
er nntio Spanish troops are con
ceutrated thoro. This northorn
army will bo pressed. South of
tho city 3000 insurgent troops
from Southern Luzon provinces
bavo concentrated. Lawton will
tako care of them. Affairs satis
"Manila. Maroh 26. Adjutant
General, Washington: Entire
asBualtios yesterday, ono officor
and twonty-fivo onlistod men kill
ed, eight effioers and 142 men
wounded. Tho officer killed is
Captain Stowart of the First Colo
rado. List cabled immediately.
Today's fighting south and around
Polo is determined, MaoArtbur,
with threo brigades united, having
bia artillery and cavalry engaging
tho enemy. Colonel Egbert of
tbo Twenty socond Infantry was
killed. Our loss thus far is
modoralo and the enemy's heavy.
Tho Army gunboats on tho coast
and in the ostuarios west and
nort of Polo are verv efficient.
Tho troops aro in oxcellont condi
tion and spirits. Oris."
Washington, March 27. Tho
following dispatoh from General
Otis roached Washington at 8:55
"ManilB, March 27. Adjutant
Gonornl, Washington: MaoArtbur
holdB Marilao: aevero fichtint? to
day and our casualties about forty.
xuo insurgents uavo destroyed
bridged whioh impeded the pror
cress of tho train and artillery.
Our troops mot tho concentrated
insurgent forcos on tho northern
line, commandod by Agninaldo in
person, and drovo thom with con
siderable slaughter. Thoy loft
nearly 100 dead on tho fiold and
many prisoners and small arms
wero captured. Tbo column will
press on in tho morning.
Tripped Up an Ofllccr
Thoro was much hilarity on
Kinc street in the vinmitv nf the
Anchor saloon yesterday after
noon, wuen J. Jmel, a soldier,
was arrested for drunkonnnss by a
nativo officer. Bovoral tiraos
Friel tripped up the ofiioer bo that
bo foil flat. This aggrivated tho
nativo until ho was about to ubo
bis club. The soldiers round
about threatened him and ho put
it up. Frank Forreiro. happened
along and, getting a (rood crip on
flta r1flinlran dn1llA'a &tm 4n1p
bim to tho police Btation. This
morning, tho case agaiuet Friel
for assault and battery was nolle
pros a .
Mr. Landors, general agent for
tho Pacific Coa9t of tho Lion, Im
perial ana otner insurance com
panies, is visiting Honolulu. Ho
is one of tho leading insurance
men on tho Coast, and is horo
looking into tho fire department
and wator supply of Honolulu.
Mr. Landers makes his headquar
ters at the otlico of W. it. UastlP.
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
EXPLOITING BFAUTIFOL Nffl.AU
Henry Waterhouse & Co. Secure a Fifty Year
Lease of Entire Island and will
Start Sugar Plantation.
ed into tbo
of Niihau has pass
control of lionrv
Waternouse & Uo.
For somo time past negotiations
havo been ponding betwoen that
firm and Aubroy Robinson, ro
presenting the moinbors of tho
Robinson family, who aro tbo
owuors of tbo inland, looking for
ward to tho purobaso outright ol
this fortilo spot.
Mr. Robinson was in tbo city
several days in tho latter part of
March on this business. When
bo loft for Kauai ho leased to tbo
Waterbouso firm the ontiro island
for a term of fifty years. Mr.
Robinson rofused absolutely to
entertain 'any proposition for the
purchase of tho proporty, and
only consontod to tho loaso with
the understanding that ho should
bavo tho privilego of securing for
himself a largo block of stock in
tho corporation that wiU tako hold
of tho island with tho view of de
veloping it for sugar oano pur
posoj. This morning H. Watorhouso &
Co. lt-t a contract with L. E.
Pinkham for tho boring of a num
ber of artesian wells on tbese
lands. The contract calls, for im
mediate work to bo rushed until
Samples of tho wator of Niihau
already develonod bavo beon re
ceived and placed in tbo hands of
Prof. A. D. Ingalls of Oahu col
lego for examination. Prof. In
galls has mado his report on these
samples, which como from an ar
tesian well and tho spring of Wai-
nkanio. Ho finds it "all right for
tho irrigation of cano."
This, rogother with reports from
engineors who have examined tho
property, has oncouragod tho pro
motors to such an extont that they
will go ahead for wator regardless
Tho island of Niihau has at
tracted the- attontion of four othor
parties, oaoh of whom ondeavorcd
to secure control of tho pro
porty. Ono of theso was
Mr. E. K. Bull, manager of
Heoia plantation, who spent boy
oral years on Niihau stock ranch.
Mr. Bull states that there is not
the slightest doubt in tho world
that wator will bo found in suffi
cient volumo to place tho ontiro
island in cano.
It was rumored that Mr. Bull
will bo tbo manager of now Nii
hau, but this could not be vorifiod
at Henry Waterhoueo & Co.'s.
A ropr esontative of a syndicate
of K (ie tern capitalists came to Ha
waii and is now in tbo city far the
purpose of securing Niihau for
sugar purpoBos. Upon ascertain
ing that Waterbouso & Co. was in
control, this gentleman approach
ed that firm for all or the greator
part of tho etook. It is for this
reason that Mr. Waterbouso is
undocidsd upon tbo details of tbo
FPlin TT did nil an MirAftlAvn fsit
189G-7, in an interesting descrip
tion of Niihau from first hand,
"There is a carriago road
through from Ki to the ranch
houso and Nonopapa. From tbo
road you get a viow of tbo most
fertile portions of tho island. On the
occasion of this visit, although it
was a dry season, the grass and
othor vegetation looked wondor-
fully healthy, and tho cattlo and
horses wero elock and in good
condition. Tho grass was four
teen iuobes high. Several artifi
cial ponds, water holes and cis
terns for watering stock wero
noticed, also windmills." Again:
"Thoro aro ton thousand aorce o'
land on tho ottato wall aduptiil
for raising sugar oano,and a pi in-
iniion oi mat extent would m t in
terfpro with the grazing buBiiiciH"
UnleuH water is found in alum
limit qtiatitltlos nothing will bi
dono and Niihau will coutinuo as
today a sheep ranch. But as
this is altogether improbable somo
conclusion will bo roached in
which to g!vo tho out-u'do capital
an opportunity to itivoBt. Mr.
WatorhoiiBO was uuublo to stato
to lay whothor or not any shares
would be placed at the disposal of
be Honolulu publio outside of
MUV AND OI.II.
Nuhlka Hagnr Plantation Or,Bnlarf
Ohiiiite u OnoineM Hoard.
Tho lands of Nuhiku on Maui
aro tuo usbio or a new sugar
corporation just floated by Jas. F.
Jas. F. Morcan and Horrv
Armitago. It was intended
to havo tho capital of 750,000 all
privately Biibscribedbut before this
wbb effected tbo word got out and
thcro was the uual run after now
sugar stock. Tho shnros aro of
tbo par valuo of 910, ton por cont
called in at issno aud fivo moro
within the yoar. Tbero is an
amplo water supply, tho rights
for which aro secured in a thirty
year lease. OwnorH of homo
stoads iu the district have como
into tho scheme on satisfatory ar
rangements to them.
At the mcoling of tho Oaomorv
Sugar Co., held at tho odico of
Castle & Cooke this morning, n
change in the bj-!avr was adopted
admitting of Hoveral new ollicors.
Mt'bsrrf. O. M. "Verier and D. G.
Aloxander of Sun .Francisco nra
now on tho board. Mr. Robinson
tho auditor holds that office iu
fourteen different companies,
traveling from ono p'nntation to
another in the exerciso of his
duties. Tho full list of Ouomea's
officers is advertised in today's
Maunu I.o'i PJUkJa.
The Mauna Loa arrivo 1 in port
shortly after -1 p in yesterday,
about threo hours lator than her
usual timo. Pursor Tuft roports
as follows: Clonned oot Honu
apo and loft 0J0U bags sugar at
Punaluu. No rain, and rough
wcathor most of tbo trip. The
Tho Kinau arrived at Punaluu
last Sunday evening. Sugar at
H S Co: 12,000 bags; at P 8 M,
2400 bags. No rain and consider
able wind. 3000- baas sugar at
The Mauna Lou's delay was
caused by accidents to her ma
chinery. At Hsnunpo, one of tbo
boiler tubes blow out aud at Man
laea, another ono blow out. This
caused a delay of an hour and a,
half at oaoh plnce.
With regard to tho matter of a.
hospital for inourables, about
whioh somo impatienco has beon
oxproscod, President Dolo inform
ed tuo J50LLETIH a tow days ago
that it was coming beforo a con
ference shortly with tbo new
a runt outre cum or tartah rowoin
Highest Honors, World' Pair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair
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