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Vol. YI. No. 1213.
HONOLULU, H. I.,
MAY 5, 1899.
PltlOB 5 Oknts.
T- ST5"''" v(8?fr Yt T"" ' " ',tS!'"' Artr?1' WWfflW'T A-
Be Known 2-
ANOTHER CABLE SHIP
CHINESE IN TRANSIT
Now York, April 28. The
United Stales Gableship Hooker
ia btfing fitted to flail for Manila
on MoDday. When the Hooker
arrives thoro work will bo stmted
immediately laying the '250 miles
of cublo which is on board.
Hy moans of this Oiblo, all the
principal inlands in tho Philip
pinu group will bo connected and
til a ImiuUtrution of tho islands
will bo muo'i facilitated for the
officers in oomraand. Although
the Hooker is not a largo ship, the
Government has spent SMO.UUO in
repairing her, and tho valuablo
machinery on board has brought
tho expenso up to a largo nmire.
"Tin! cablo alono cost about SIOJ,-C00.
The Hooker is tho old Spanish
nrizi. Panama, the second to be
taken in tho war with Spain. She
still bears many reminders of the
Spaniards in the decorations of
her cabin. Ouly one design was
removed and that was a baud
Bomuly executed Spanish coat of
Tho Hooker has been entirely
refitted from stem to stern, and is
said to bo a model cable ship. She
is 325 feet long and thirty-rive
foot bam. Hor tonnage is 2035.
On her Btarn are mounted tw G
poundurs rifles and in the maga
zine is a large amount of amuui
tion. Sho also carries magazine
llonaUonir SlHru Off for Time.
The liougkoug Mam U sched
uled to nrrivo ut this port from
China and Japtn, May 1G, but
eh will not get hero at that time
Advices received in the Coptic
Btuto that bIio will be in Hong
kong for repairs ovor one trip at
least. She may havo to skip two
AraoDg tho arrivals from a
Maui and Hawaii pirts in tho W.
G. Hall this forenoon were the
following: G. P. Wilder, R-v.
Azbdl, J. D-Paris, C. It. Well,
O. Shipman nnd Prof Richards.
President Dole has received n
reply from tho Secretary of Stato
to tho inquiry of tho Hawaiian
Government regarding H. Hack
feld fe Co.'s application for per
mission to land Chinese contract
laborers for Samoa at quarantine
in Honolulu whilo awaiting
transportation. It is to ho effect
that whilo tho United States Gov
ernment has no objection to tho
landing of such Cbinopo under
proper precautions.it donbta tho
expediency or propriety of allow
ing Chincso contract laborers to
be introduced in oamoa uuring
the present complications. Presi
dent Dole regards tho roplyns
being rather vsguo for direction
in the matter to Iho Government.
The Art 1'xhlbltlon.
WednoHdav next will bo rocoiv
Inn dov for tho Spring exhibition"
of tuo luiouana .art uenguo.
Opening day will be a week later.
Tuis will bo the first exhibition to
be hold in the fine now ball of tho
Leagno in Modol block. D. How
ard Hitchcock, for one of the ex
hibitors, will bo equal to tho occa
sion. Ho has tomo works that
will bo a revolution oven to people
who have watched his progress
from tho haginning. Sovoral
landscapes of this island, ou both
sides of tho Eonlau range, will bo
found remarkably beantifnl and
true. Mr. Hitchcook will also pro
sent something of raro excellence
in portrait painting. It is expect
ed that other contributory mem
bers of tho Leaguo will offer suo
cPBsful ovidonco of their ability to
advaneo with the progress of tho
Desired Supply Halved and Mono for
Planters Abasing Laborers.
The Oahu Railway and Land Company Called
Down Blastlojt en Panctbowl
Huuanu and Puna Roads.
FILIPINO DESIRE FOR PEACE.
Government Main of Loata.
On Mouday, June 5, lB9i). at 12
nonu, nt thn front entrauce of the
Executivo building wilt bo sold
by publjp auction tho lesBOf
government lot No. 44, Esplauntlo,
Honolulu, Oahu. Seo ad on page
8 for fuller information.
Tho transport Ouio is off port
as the Bulletin goes to press.
If you're looking for the best goods,
ctly modern methods, AND A SQUARE
AL all around, you'll find them at
Some rather important business
was dispatched at tho mooting of
tho Executivo Council this morn
ing. Tho labor supply for plantations
was tho subject of two decisions.
Tho planters had applied for per
mits to obtain a supply for six
months. It was voted to allow
them to amend thoir applications
so as to couuno tuem to tue re
quirements of three month".
Whore this is not done, tho appli
cation will be allowed for half the
number of laborers applied for,
subject to other reasons for delay
ing or refusing tho domed per
mits. Tho last proviso is explained by
tho second decision, which was
that no permits bo allowed rhero
controllablo sanitary conditions
are unsatisfactory, or where brutal
treatment of laborers is permitted
to bo practised.
A communication from the Oaliu
Railway aud Land Co, was receiv
ed, giving notice of th company's
taking of govern inont landn. The
Minister of. Interior wn9 instruct
ed to inform the company that
tho Government does not recog
nizo tho nuthority of the company
to condom n government land.
But if any land is required for
the notnal use of the road, for its
main lino or other purposes, uu
application for such land will re
ceive consideration. Land to
qnired for Uih r -purpurea nhould
bo applied for to tho Laud Com
It having been reported that
blnstinu was still being conducted
at Li-hman's quarry ou Punch
bowl, the Minister of the Interior
was authorized to bpcin proceed
ings to rostrnin tho owner.
Tho sum of $1200 was author
ized for th road from Nanawalo
to tho Kaoho homesteads in
As to tho Nnuanu road, tho
contract for which has been givrn
up by Mr. D wight, it was voted
that the contractor's bond bo de
clared forfeited. Tho matter was
referred to tho Attorney General
to report on the rights of the Gov
ernment uuder th bond. At tho
samo timo the Superintendent of
Public Works will report upon tho
amount of work dono by Mr.
Dwicht under his contract; and
what amounts may bo due to him
oyer tfhat has been already paid
It was resolved that tho work
on tho Nuuanu road bo onntinu-d
by day labor nndor the Superin
tendent of Public Works and such
foreman as ho may employ.
OLAA IS IIOOMINO.
Manila, April 28, 4:25 a. m. The Filipinos will seek peace.
Col. Manuel Arguelesez and Lieut. Jose Bernal, chief of Gen.
Luna's staff, entered General McArtbur's line bearing a flag of
truce:. They are enroute for Manila by train to confer with
'General Otis regarding terms of surrender.
Manila, April 28, 6:25 p. m. The Filipino advances for peace
'"have been fruitless. Colonel Manuel Arguelesez and Lieutenant
Jose Bernal, who came into General McArtbur's line with a flag
6f truce, told Ceneral Otis that they were representatives of
General Luna who had been requested by Aguinaldo to ask
.General Otis for a cessation of hostilities in order to allow time
for the summoning of the Filipino Congress, which body would
decide whether the people wanted peace.
General Otis replied that he did not recognize the existence
of the Filipino Government. There will be another conference
GERMANY TAKES HOPE
Belief that Admiral Kaatz' Attitude Is
Gnat Britain Now Credited with Being the
Stumbling IMcck Natives of SamM
Indulge In More Serious Collisions.
Manila, April 23, 6:50 p. m.
Tho Filipino officers walked down
tho railroad track to tue ilauBas
regiments outpost at 9 o clock
Too Kansas oaptain in com
mand there escorted them to Gen
oral Whoaton's headquarters,
whero thoy wore provided with
horses and sent to tho headquar
ters of General MacArtbur. The
latter invited the Filipinos to sit
down at luuch with htm and con
versed with thorn for some timo.
Ho refused, howevor, to speak
authoritatively on the subject of
their crraud, retorring all inqui
ries to Uouoral Utis.
The I iliuiuoi wero than oicort
ed by Mtior Malloney, of Goneral
MacArthur's btaff, to Manila,
reaching this place at 3 p. m.
Goural Otis aide, Lieutenant
SUdau wbb awaiting their arrival
rtt tho depot "with a carriago in
U'M u they wore drivon to the
palaci entrance. The Filipino
ollicors attracted much attention.
Thoy wero drensed in uniforms of
checked blue and white cloth and
wore straw hats.
Thoy carried no side arms.
Thoy wero escorted direoily to tin
nllico of General Otis. Jacob 13.
Schurman, president of the Phil
ippine Commission nud Hon
Charles Duby, a raomber of the
commission soon joiued the parly
there. The uows of the arrival of
Filipino oillcers under n flag of
tracesprend through Ihecity rapid
ly and many olDcers gravitated to
the corridors of tho palaco. while
a crowd of natives gathered in tho
squarn opposiio the palace.
:U 6 ocloclc tho two 1'ilipiuo
officers, escorted by Lieutonant
Sladen and Major Malloney left
the palaco. They did not look ut
all elated as n result of their meot
iug with General Otis and the
member of the Filipiuo Commission.
Auckland, (N Z ), April 27.
Dut'iils of tho ligluinc in Samoa,
contained in the advices received
hero from Apia under date of An-
IrillS, show that the battle be
I ween tho friendly natives and tho
rebels (ook placo at Vnilele, and
that the latter lost one hundred
men in killed nod woundod.
Suntrlle, the principal rebel
chief, ran uw.iy aud told his pi
plo a hundred UiUibu had booa
On April 15 a battle was fought
at Mangia, fifteen miles east of
Apia, about 20UO robe s MUckal a
Gaunt landing parly, conflicting of
about it U men. luo latter wero
Tho Montana recimout made a
rush to capmro thn traiu, run.
ning np tho track, yelling shrilly,
aud even dropping their guus in
flwi nimaulit Itti t tint tnnirm ltn.1ml
off hastily,' leaving the bodies of "Uoted to h hot tiro aud retreat
six warriors to their enemies. ?,' to , ,0 !iBlym bench, hero
Twenty Filipinos who camo to '" enueu inemseives uavr.y
meet the conquerors, bearing a f",r, "'i?0- T1 , nftr1w'ml ,8wnm
white flag, declared heartily that lPmck? f lY:H,B ?d" lvy
thoy wero sick of fitfktin?, ad linn ?r.- Jiet Au,,n 'T' w.,tl' twl
that food was very short in their "" onUyee, refnjod to.'ctirD
cambs. Thev ate tho armv ration.' 'i11!1 purged m o nburutng Villago,
;,.., i i,r.m ..in. ,.-...,o0ltlnviuu a uumbo
KMOii iui.ua mill nu uni;cj uroo 1 , , .i I i' 11
that testified to tho truth of tho th"m th flPlom,,' J!'ckl
latter statement. One uho hndi' Gauut a party then rel
beou aeveroly wonudnd, dragged
himself aflor his comrades, show
ing remarkable nervo.
Fifty Americans wore ovorcomo
by tho heat and Col. Funston
dropped ntteily exhauted after the
battle. Tho meu of the Kaueas
.!..... i. o .i. T..i'ed tho bushes. The rebels had
niulit the flames 0f i,uruino vil-oight men killed and many wound
Ingea and scattered huts gavo the lc"'
horizon a glow as of sunset and
to tho uasititanco of tho frieudlio
and tho whole party retirtd.
Four ram wero wouuded and
neveriil of the pirty had miractil
ous escapo-. The cutter bolnnuiog
to the party fired all it Nnwlou
foldt ammunition duriuu the tiulit,
iii it m .1 ill
iiuu iiio 101 poise irequotiii sueii-
WAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
Olaa is booming along and thn
hopes of the promotors iiavo boeu
realized. Tho peoplo who have
gono into Olaa bavo dono so by
way of a permanent investment
and there is an absenco of the
Bpeculativo tendency. Tho pro
mo'ors are mora than pleased for
they foel that the standiug of the
men who havo put their money in
to Olaa only goes to prove what
thoy have already claimed for the
It W Ur 'ariru W'tcli.
It wbb Dr. Carter's watch that
was stolen by the Japanese Kato
tho other day at Hauula. In the
Police Comt this furcnoon, the
fellow pleaded guilty and had
sentence suspended for tho terra
of one year. The prosecution had
an understanding with Kato that
ho would leave th country at the
very first opportunity.
No attending physician's certi
ficate being forthcoming, an in
quest is ordered into the death cf
l.izzto Wnikulani, Hawaiian fem
ale aged 26, dying at Auwaiolimu.
Plllplnoi Fight In llm Op Hi.
Mauila, April 28,8:'20 a. m. At
Calurapit for tho first time a largo
body of Filipinos attorapted ti
face tho Americans in open
ground. The Filipinos in the
trenches wero dispersed nfter
making n ridiculously foeblo re
sistance; but Gouerel Luna'
brigade camo up on tho field from
Macabelos on the doublo quick,
the two regimonts preserving a
Tho Americans from tho south
bauk of the river, which is higher
than tho north bank, couul see
Gen. Luna, mounted on a black
horse, galloping frantically olnnu
tho lines nnd apparently exhort
iug his followers to make a stand
Ho finally succeeded in getting
them sproad in an oxtonded
lino of battle whioh would have
doue credit to a civilized army.
But when tho American bullets
dioworod thickly among them,
stiring clouds of dust from the
sandy soil, tho Filipinos acain
rhowod that no amount of drilling
0 mid fortify them sufficiently to
innko them face the American
ritlos aod their train puffed up the
track, loaded with dead and
wounded, in plain eight of the
Americans who wero entering the
town so closely that tho rebels
barely slippod out of thoir victors
tho crackling of tho bamboos ns
they caught firo aouuded like
musketry in battle.
If tho American troops worn not
lighting tho bent as well as tho
rebels thoy might pnrsue the na
tives until they compelled thoni to
I scatter into the mountains; but
the soldiers wore so wilted that
they must jrost while the insur
gents havo timo to reorganize, dig
now trenches anil fortify Han
D'oruaodo, whero it is expected
they will attompt another bittlo.
Tho matter of the transpnrtuti in
of supplies also hampers G on oral
ftlaoArtnurs movements; niu.-o,
with tho railroad out at the bridco
over the liiig-Iiog, it is difficult to
eapp'y so largo au army iu such a
Mauila, April 23, 11:45 a in.
Yesterday furnished addoi proof
that tho United Stato troops have
a fear ut bushwhacking that is
above thoir fears of battle. The
Waahinijton rogiment which is
holding Tiigaig with three com
pauieB of tho Twelf h llegulars,
engaged a large force of lusur
gauts in a fight in the juuulo. The
Amoricau lost twj killed and tun
Tho Filipinos havo been mass
ing at tho mouth of tho Vntiia
river and it i'b estimated that tlfore
are 2000 of them now there. They
navo mounted two guns 0110 a
threo-inoh Krupp and have
thrown a number of elioll-i into
the American linos. The gunboat
Nnpidan, which is guardiug tho
outrauco to the river, shelled a
launch which was carrying sup
pliiw. Yesterday a largo forco of rcbola
approached tho town, seemingly
bent on luring tho Americans f run.
Calumpit. Three companies of
tho Washington troops sullied
from the town and attaakod the
natives and found that they had
thoir hands full. Two other com
panics of tho WahingtonH and
threo of tho Twelfth Reuhrs
roinforced thorn aud drovluul;
tho ou'iny, who remove 1 la ir
dead aud wounded ns thoy 1 ire
M"to I'lzlillnir In Namo.
1 ?i .if, mi
.rtpiii zo. rue news-
pap-ra here, commenting today on
th. JitOft nows from Samoa, ex
press Batififaolion with tho iii!!
tude of Admiral Kau U. S. N,
interpreting it us a sign that tho
Uuitod States Government will
heueeforth tile with Germany in
the Sainoau troubles.
The Uooraen Courier Bays that
tho Araoriotu admirnl's p sitiou
may indicate how differently tho
Americans aud the Euulish ia
Samoa iutorpret instructions ro
It is believed hero that nn tin
ders anding has boon ronched be
tveou tho governments of tho
United ytatoj aud Germany, not
only m to thoir relations in Simon,
hut in regard to other portions of
tho world as well.
S imo of tho Berlin uowepapera
today condemn a upoch made ro
coutly by tho United Stated
consul at Amsterdam, Mr. George
O. C'orroy, in which it was said,
tin t from the year 18GS Priuoo
Biitmurck had been constantly
sahemiug to hiez Holland. Tho
North Gorman Guzliio, com men t
iug on this nsHurtion, says that
Iho Umt'd States Beema to pick
nut singular specimens of ruau
ktud for diplomatic posts.
Tho Star of Bengal arrived ia
Sin Fraucittoo from this port,
April 20. The schooner Muriel
arrived in Sau Fraucisoo from
tinnoipu the same day.
Brokers arol)iniuu' options rn
Olaa assessable at 20 and 25 couls
promium per sharo.
a punc cnpc crcam or trth rowocn
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
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