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Vol. VI. No. 1201.
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 1890.
PuiOE 5 Cents.
TRIED TO COMMIT SUICIDE
II turns out that thero was auolhar
peculiar caao Saturday in which a
Chinese woman was concerned.
Tho woman referred to is Ah Kin,
a woll educated Ohiueso, tho wife
of Mon War, the Ohinoao clerk in
Attorney Paul Noumann's ollico.
Early Saturday morning sho
was found in her room near tho
corner of Nnuanu and Vineyard
streets very closo to denth. She
hud tried to commit suicid'-by
Hanging. t mourner pairuimau
pot to tho house in timo to save
tho woman's life. Sho is pow at
tho homo of her stepfather, Chong
Mei Hing on Fort Btroet, and tho
police nro investigating Mm case ns
rapidly as possible Tbo womuu
is in a very dangorous condition.
Tho story of Ah Kiu is sub
stantially this. It was reported
at police headquarters Friday
morning that the woman was very
sick. A captain of polico was
sent to the placo, Ah Em consent
ed to bo removed to tho hospital
for treatment and got droBecd
whilo tho captain waited. Sho
was then taken to tbo father's
houso. The parents signified their
willingness to tho plan and the
woman was ramovod to tho bos
pital. Sho had not beon thnro
very long before Mon War put in
an appearance and took tho woman
back to tbo liouso.
On Saturday morning sho tried
to commit suicide. Sho says that
her husband has beon cruol to
her. When Captain Holi tried to
take her away from the house,
Mon Wor.d'd try to persuade her
not to go but he was soon pushed
Among tho passengors in tho
Kinnu for Maui and Hawaii ports
this noon wero tho following:
-Mrs. J. A. Hassinpor, A. 13.
Loobonstoin, F. M. Wakefiield,
Col. Alboit Whyto, Geo. Daviu.A.
Lindsay, Dr. Ituyraond, Sam
Parker, J. T. Crawl y, R. Ivors,
and 0. G. Camp
By the "Australia:"
' Asparagus and Celery ;
hancy JNavel Oranges,
Lemons and Apples;
Frozen Oysters and Fish,
And Refrigerated Poultry ;
Smoked Halibut and Salmon;
Salami and Cervelat Sausage;
A fresh stock of Hams,
Bacon, and Breakfast Cereals.
AND IN "SWEETS:"
Gruenhagen's Bon Bons
YOU'LL FIND THEM AT
WAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
Established 1851 Leaders 1800
THE BANNER PLANTATION
Tho thieo now pumps to servo
tho bic irrieation ditoh and reser
voirs on Spreckolsvillo will start
up tho lGth of May. Mr; Lowrto
is treating largo fields with ferti
lizers after his modo at Ewa,
which brought forth record yields
and tliero is eomo splendid cano
maturing. Thoro is no doubt
that iti a littlo while, and for a
little whilo. tho old H. 0. A; S.lCo.
wmifi8ntict-ariy other plantation
in tno islands tor amount oc pro
duction. THE OLA A LAND.
Prolmliljr but One Plantation
l'ttlillo Ultra Chanco nt Stock.
Mr. Thurston says there was no
meeting of tho Olaa plantation
promoters yesterday. There are
a thousand and ono dotails to bo
completed. So many landhold
ers have to bo negotiated witu, it
will tako timo to transact all tho
It is admittod by Mr. Thurston
that thero is a question as to
whothor thoro will bo ono or two
plantations organized out oHbo
Olaa lands. Howover, it might
bo taken as practically decided
that thoro would be only ono
Although applications torsnaros
cover tlio capital stocK over anu
over, it is intendod to offer a largo
block for public subscription. Tho
allotment would be made pro rata
to individual subscribers.
J. L Notley of Olaa has Bold
his ooffoo nlantatiou of 200 acres
for $18,000 to tho Olaa Sugar
Plantation. Mr. JNotley will soon
leave tho district.
EiD. Baldwin and W. A Hardy
have spent a portion of tho week
in tho low Olaa section apprais
ing tho lands soon to bo put on
tha rr.oj&ct by"t!'.a.goTernniont.
Captain Fitzgerald, who bought
tho liordon land at Eaumana re
cently, has sold tho same to Mr.
BaBhaw for S4000.
WHITE LABOR PROPOSITION
Colonel Whylc Submits His Flan
California Colonists on Ewa Plantation Will
Give Testimony Colonel Wbjto Soon
Goes on Mlsson.
Golonol ,Albert Why to, pro-,
motor of tho' Hilo Railroad Com
pany, loft in tho Kinau for tho
scono of operations. Ho goes to
look after some preliminary de
tails. Aftor ho roturns from Ha
waii; Colonel Whyto will leavo
immediately for the Northwest in
tho interest of his American labor
This morning Colonel Whyto
delivered to C. Bolte, secretary of
tho Hawaiian Sugar Planters As
sociation, tho plan of action in
this matter. As stated in tho
Bulletin last woek, this inclndos
a form of agreement to bo sub
mitted to tho men desired to bo
enlisted. Details aro for tho pres
ent confidential. Thoy may bo
given out after submission to tho
trustees of tbo Association.
Colonel Whyto will tako away
with him on his mission lottors
from members of tho California
colony installed on Ewa planta
tion by Mr. Lowrio shortly boforo
he removed to Spreckolsvillo.
Those lettors will describe tho ex
periences of tho colonists and'
state thoir viows upon the experi
ment as affeoting themselves.
In conversation with a Bulle
tin reporter beforo leaving for
ill lo, (Jolonol Wuyte spoko.in
substanco as follows:
"Hawaii etnnds in a bettor posi
tion for labor than any Stato or
Territory on the mainland. The
twenty.fivo hundred miles of,
water intervening botween horo
and thero makos rathor bad walk
ing. This fact will go far toward
eliminating tho tramp olemont.
"Tho danger at present is from
the quieting down of tho labor
scare by tho Government's retract
ing of its rofusal to grant permis
sion for furthor supplies of Japa
noso contract labor. This respite
is liable to causo a lull of intoroat
in tho movomont to procuro whito
labor from tho Coast.
"In my opinion, this casing
down of tho situation ought to bo
takon as the opportunity for tho
work in tho interest of American
labor. Otherwieo, when tho
change of systom does come, the
planters will be just as badly pre
pared for it as thoy wero when
tho Government (he other dny an
nounced its policy since abandon
ed. "Those islands may obtain good
material for citizenship in a labor
supply from the Count, for the
roason I haw uiven. I tell vou,
I saw a Chinese camp on Maui
for which I should not becomo
rosponsible for all the sugar stock
in tho Hawaiian Islands. Tho
Name Olit Urlcvance.
Tho Road Supervisor, instead
of Bonding a construction gang in
tho wako of tho pipe lnyors of tho
Superintendent of Wutor Works,
only sont tho steam roller. In
consoquonco tho streets in ques
tion, from being among the clean
est and smoothest driving in tho
city, aro now among the dirtiest
and rnggedest dusty in dry,
muddy in wet weather, and with
awful ruts at tho (crossings. It is
tho samo evil that has existed
from timo immemorial in much
greator cities, one branch of pub
lio service tearing up tho oxpon
sivo work of another, and proper
ropairs awaiting eomo indefinite
timo in tho futnro.
Chinamon and others are being
roped in at tho Police Station for
non-payment of taxes. It is a
rather peculiar fact with many
Ohineso that they neglect to pay
thoir taxes and then wbon thoy
aro arrested and confined at tho
Polico Station, it doeB not tako
long for Eomo friends to presont
themselves and pay tho required
President Dole kindly permits the publication of the text of
his letter to the plantations on the matter of labor. It appears
below. The desertions on which information is sought are those
occurring the first three months of this year:
" Since the meeting of a committee of the Sugar Planters As
sociation with the Executive Council on the 17th inst., the Pre
sident has received advices from the American Government
which justify a change of the contemplated policy of the Hawai
ian Government in regard to labor immigration.
" All applications for labor immigration permits" filed before
the end of this month, accompanied with the additional state
ments as heretofore requested in regard to desertions and num
ber and nationalities of employes, as of the 31st day of March
last, will be considered.
" A further statement is also requested with such applications,
showing any contemplated extension of present area of land de
voted to sugar cultivation, and other particulars which deal with
the actual necessities for the applications presented."
Cato of Hnlvatlor.
Tho caso of Salvador, a Spani
ard, charged with assault with a
deadly weapon on Moses Kahale
hili during tho early morning of
April 1, camo up for trial in tho
Polico Court this morning aftor a
dolay of noarly a month, niado
necessary by tho detention in the
hospital of tho native who was tho
victim of the assailant's knifo.
Salvador stated that ho was too
drunk at tho timo of tho assault to
know if ho committed it or not.
Tbo native went on tho witness
stand and testified to tho assault.
Tho sweater and tho undershirt
through which tho knifo had pass
ed, woro offered as evidence. Then
tho chest of the witness was bared
at the request of tho prosecution
and tho wound, an ugly gash
across tho breast banowas shown.
Judge Wilcox sentence Salva
dor to six months' imprisonment
at hard labor, Baying tuat no would
have made tho term longer but for
tho fact that ho had already been
imprisoned for about a month.
Drunkenness was no excuse for
tho uso of a knife.
The Orjilifum LtcCnir.
Judgo Porry has signed a do-
cree in tha matter of tho petition
of Chas. S. Desky for a writ of
mandamus to compol tho Minister
of tho Interior to issuo a liconso
fortho Orphenm theatre. Tho
petition is dismissed, and tho
altornativo writ dissolved. Mr.
Desky has tho way open now to
appeal to tho Supremo Court. His
demand is for a liconso to tho ond
of tho ye(r for tho feo of fivo dol-
uru ciuiraou uy mo lumiHiur iur a
single .performance. Ho holds
that tho tax imposed is oxcossivo
and thereforo unconstitutional.
ANOTI1RR IIOIiHK RACK.
Another raco is on tho tapis for
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Jim Quinn'a Violin and Wm
Norton's Directress aro tho horses;
$100 the purso. Tho outcomo of
last Saturday's raco was by no
means satisfactory to oithor of tho
horse owners and they havo de
cided to try it again, with tho
prospect that tho public will wit
ness ono of tho greatost horse
races seon on tho Kapiolani park
track. Quinn feats that tho public
has been harsh in its criticism of
lust Saturday's raco, but it will
tako a gook deal of criticism for
him to loso any confidonco in his
m 9 m
W. O. Smith leaves for Lahaina
in tho Olaudino this nftornoon.
Tho Helena is oxpected in from
Hawaii ports tomorrow morning
with a full cargo of sugar.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woods loft
for thoir home in Woimoa by the
Kinau this noon.
A surprise party was given Mrs.
Craig in "Pensacola Btroot last
night by a few of hor intimate
friends. It proved a vory ploas
ant event. Tho occasion was tho
intended departure of Mrs. Craig
in tho Moana on a visit of three
months to hor old homo in
TO THE PLANTERS
lilt Willi a Ilelnylnir Pin,
Tho second mato of the Fresno
preeonted himself at tho polico
station this forenoon with tho in
tontion of swearing out a warrant
for the arrest of tho first mato on
tho chargo of assault and battory.
Tho poor follow was covered from
head to foot with blood that flow
ed from n deop wound on his
head, caused, as ho Mated, by a
belaying pin in tho hands of tho
tirst mato. l'bo two had gotten
into trouble about s littlo mattor.
Whilo tho man wa& awaiting for
tho warrant to be fixnd up. tho
captain appearod and told him to
bo present at tho consul's offico at
1 o'ekek. Then tho captain ond
man went outside. Deputy Mar
shal Chillingworth sout Bn officer
after tho sailor who, whou ho Bp
peared ncaiu, was of a different
mind, Btatingl-6imply that ho did
not caro to make ar.y fusa and
also that tho captain had prom
ised to pay him off and free him
from tho ship. That was all ho
Front Nharlng on Nprrckelirllle.
Manager W. J. Lowrio has now
cloven companies of Japanese
workinrz each a field of cane on
Spreckelsvillo plantation upon tho
profit-sharing system. Ho allow
ed threo Japanese all tho timo
thoy required to go to Ewa to
look Into tho system. When tho
ueiegaieB returned tuoy tooK up
tno systom eagerly with tlio result
stated. Mr. Lowrio is ready to
givo tho samo privilego to laborers
of any other nationality.
Tha Molnaa Hchcnte.
It is authoritatively stated that
the Moloaa plantation schemo,
Kauai, will not mature for somo
months to eomo. Even tho pro
motors cannot know much about
tho proposition until they receive
a roport from M. D. Monsarrat,
surveyor, wuo is now engaged in
prospecting survoys. Then thoro
will bo a host of leaseholders
with whom to treat.
Itoad Contract Awarded
Tho contract for tho second
section of tho Olaa road haB been
awarded to J. E. Qamallolson nt
$7524. Other biddors woro N. K.
Lyman, J. D. Supo, H, Eldarls, J.
P. Amaral and Sam Kumukau,
their bidB ranging from S77G1 to
Looking After Water,
Tho Suporintondont of Water
Works has been requested to ro
port on a proposition made by
John Ena, in regard to water
rightB and a resorvoir sito in Ma
noa valloy. Also, on water rights
in Pauoa valloy now iu tho mar-
Deach Ilonlevartl Numull,
What has been called tho beach
boulevard tho now shore road to
Waikiki has beon named by tho
executive bb "Ala Moans '
Mr. Htarkrjr Aiioli ,1.
Thos. M. Starkoy hat. been op
pointed a mombor of thu liomd of
Immigration. Thero is another
seat yot to bo filled on tho
SCHOONER FROM SAN DIEGO
Has Crsw of Eight Men and Tonnage
Comes Consigned lo H. Waterbouse 4 Co.
Has Cargo ol Fertilizer, Sail, Dry Flsb,
Elc Captain a Portugues.
Thoro arrived in port at about
10 a. 111. today tho trim littlo Amo
rican schooner T. 8. Negus, Frank
J. Manha master, from San Die
go, Cal., with a cargo of about
aixty-iivo tons of fertilizer, salt,
etc. Sho cleared from the port
nbovo montioncd on tho -llh inst.
but did not saM until two days
later. A fine trip was tho expe
rience of tho vessel. Sho is con
signed to Honry Watorhouso ife
Co. Tho Negus is now anchored
in tho stream near tho light
house. Tho littlo Hohoonor wbb at ono
timo a pilot boat doiug duty on tho
Pacific Coast. She lnul the samo
naino wbon bought by the prenent
captain and his lirothor during
tho Klondiko boom. Tho Negus
was counted ono of tho smartest
vossels of her kiud. Sho is built
vory muoh liko a yacht and is a
beauty throughout. Thero havo
of courso boin n great many
changes in tho interior of tho ves
sel iu ordor to make her a paying
investment by carrving freight bo
twoou Southern California ports
and San Diego. Tho price paid for
uer was SittUU.
Tho captain sifted that ho bo
licved this trip of thn Negus to
Honolulu would bo a losing pro
position for his brother mid him
self. Ho only gets SI per ton for
the freight sho ha aboard and as
thoru aro but G7 tons aboard, tho
whole cargo stands tho oivuerj in
Tho Nogus cleared from San
Dingo with niuo men but ono do
sorted just beforo leaving. This
is an unnecessarily larco crow for
surh a small vesxc, hur tounago
being but 03. To wbnt uso all
these follows could havo been put
is hard to boo. Tho oldest man
aboard is a nrav beorded follow
who is down on thu Hhips papers
ns being but -12 years of aije. Tho
others aro all ablo bodied mon
from 32 to 45.
Captain Manha is a Portuguese.
In speaking about his country
mon on those Islands ho nsked if
it was possible for him to get
freight enough to inako it pay for
him to trauo between theso Isl
ands, which would go to show
that thero was somo intention on
his part of making Hawaii Lei his
At tit Ornhoum.
Thoro was an excellent atten
dance at tho Orphoum Wt night.
The various artists did thoir work
well. Miss Myrtle Graham cap
tured the houso whon she sang
her favorite Italian song. Sho
had already appeared threo times
but tho audienco domanded a
fourth appearance. Jim PoBt was
as full of lifo and fun as aver,
calling forth laughter and ap
plause. Miss Violet Dale in her
dauoing act was hotter than ububI.,
Included iu her aot wns a bit of
gymnastic work that surprised tho
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