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Yoh. VI. No. 1247.
HONOLULU, H. L, THURSDAY, .TUNE 15, 1899.
Pkiob 5 Okxts.
THE ALASKAN BOUNDARY
DREYFUS RETURN TO PRANCE
THEY KNOW A GOOD THING
FIVE THOUSAND SOVEREIGNS
REBELS GIVE UP ARMS
THE COOK GEORGE H, WADE
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Loudon, Juno 8. Embassador
Ohoato bad Another conference
wilb Lord Salisbury at the Foroign
Oflico Inst evoniny, with tho re
sult that a provisional agreement
upon tho Altekan boundary ques
tions wns roaobed. Tho, Joint
Coruuiinsion mean while will con
tinue tho negotiations. The point
discussed between tho Embtesi
dor and Premier was Daltou's
trail, which has boon tho only ob
stacle in the way of n settlement
durimr tho last two years. Tho
(taestion has been continuously
negotiated betweon tho Foreign
Ofhco and tho American Embassy
for tho past week. Tho agree
meat reached last evening ouly
required ratification by Canada.
vrmlilni;t"n Uorroiiomlunt Here.
E. M. Boyd who ha been for
four or five yoira pat Washing
' ton correspondent for the Sou
Fraucisco Ohronu-lo, arrived in
the China this noon. Mr. Boyd
comes to tnko u sis weeks' rest.
After that, ho will return to his
post. Mm. Boyd arrived in the
S. G. Wilder a co'uplo of days
I.lrut. C.l. ricijitiirt Ilcl.u.rd.
Paris, June 3. LioutenantCo,
lonel Picquort hasboen provi'ion
allv released from enstoday.
Lioutenaut Picquart was im
prisoned in July last, charged
with communicating conGdontial
documents nnd ho has since boen
accused of fabricating a document
intended to compromieo Major
P. C. JonO Hack.
Among tho passsugors in thu
China today were Mr. and Mrs.
P. C. Jones aud Mis Jonos. In
a short talk aboard tho China Mr.
Jones stated that ho had come
homo to stav. Miis Jones will
return to Philadelphia to school.
The China saih for Chiua and
Japan at 3 o'clock tomorrow after
Parip. June 3 -Tho Court of
Cassation today renderod a verdict
in favor of a rovision ot tuts JJrey
fus case, and ordering a new
courtmartial to sit at Bonnes,
sixty miles from Nantes, for tho
trial ot tho pneouor.
Caftuno, French Quiaua, via
Hayti, June 6. DroyfuB refuses,
as yet, to wear the military uni
form which ho was permittod to
do by tbo French Governmout,
the verdiot of tbo Court of Cassa
tion having restored him to the
same status ho held ptior to tho
courtmartial of 18!) 1.
Tho dispatch boat Goalaud,
which left hare yesterday for
Dovil's Island having on board the
superintendent of the penitentiary
aud tuo commander ot tue rorces
in French Guiann, who were delo
gatod by tho French Government
to officially notify Dreyfus of his
new trial, has returned after ful
filling its mission.
Dreyfus, who was awaiting tho
arrival of the dispttch bo 4 on tho
beach of tho island, displayed the
greatest joy on receiving official
confirmation of tho uows, which
had already been cabled to him
by bis wife.
Crncker Comblns Pall. Through,
8nn Fraucisco, Juno 2. Tho
$5,000,000 combino of tho Pacific
Coast cracker factories has fallon
through, owing to tho inability or
disinclination of its Eastern pur
ceptors to make good financial
emoluments held out by tuem
some time ago.
AitiUifldo Not Iti'mly to Ul
Paris, May 31. The Filipino
junta m Paris has received a
cablegram from Aguinalda con
tradioting tho report of his death,
and ridiculing tbo idea of bis
Japanese Can't Be Restrained from Com
ing to Hawaiian Plantations.
From G500 to 7000 LVvIng for Contract Labor
Hero Despite Prcclanulion o
Missing from Steel Treasure Room of
Theory of Film Flam Game at Sydney
Oceanic Steamship Company Makes
Good the Loss.
Peaceful Dissatisfaction Reigns
Many Want to Have Rebels Punlsh'd
Commission Taking Testimony But
Giro Out Nothing.
Krurjrvr Can't Agrrr.
London, Juno 7. A Bpeciul dis
patch from Bloomfontein says
tint the conference between Pre
sident Krupcer aud Sir Alfnd
Milner proved abortivo.
San Francisco, Juno 2. There
was groat excitemont on board the
stearaor Alameda upon her arrival
from Australia today when it
wits discovers! tuat a bos con
taining five thousand sovereigns
was missing. Seven hundred and
fifty thousnud dollars in gold bad
been sent hithor from Sydney.
The money was shipped in thirty
steel boxes, each containing S25.
000 in British gold. When tho
steamer's treasure room was open
ed upon tho arrival of tho Alamo
da at this port only twenty-nine of
theso boxes were found instead of
thirty. Tho theft is apparently
shrouded iu tho deepest roys-terv.
So common a featuro of the
cargo of tho steamers from Aus
tralia uro these shipments of gold
that each vessel belonging to tuo
Ooeanio Steamship Company hns
a steel tank constructed for the
safe carriage of treasure. This
tank is composed of stool plates
each five-Bixtbs of an inch thick.
Tbo only mode of ontoring it is
through a small trap dour secured
with an iron bar and Yalo lock.
After tho boxes of sovereigns had
boen received and counted by th
purser and chief officer, tho tank
was locked up, tue Key placed in
Victoria (I). C), June 7. Des
pite the vigorous offorts put forth
by Japun's most prominent states
man toward restricting emigration
for a timo at least, iu viow of
Oriental discord, today's Northern
Pacific steamer from Yokohama
brings advices that no fewer than
G50 i or 7 UH) laborers will loavo
Japan during tho current year,
undir contract to work on tho
Tho Japanese Government lino
issued a proclamation plainly
stating its antipathy to tho con
templated migration, but, in viow
of tho terras held out by tho con
tract employment agents and the
comparative fortunes other Japa
nese nave mado uoroao, it is im
possible to hold back the laboring
army. Tho first batch of tho ro
ciuits for Hawaii's plantations!
will lenvo Japin during July.
I'nUrri Htntfi. Arbitrator.
London, Juno 9. Tho West
minster Gnzetto this afternoon
says a rumor is current from a
woll-informod source that at has
been proposed in a reap insiblo
quarter that tho United States
mediato between tliu Transvaal
and Grout Britain. It is added
that the suggostiou is being con
sidered and it is "uot evou impro. tuo Bn( j,J tuo l)Ur80r'a room and
oamo mar lnoiuttuon inuy uo un- tne 00i. wmJ Bealed up with wax.
dertaken." Tho kov did uot leave tho nurser's
His Crime Raises Question of Hawaiian
Alleged Probability of tha Negro's Trial
San Francisco Lawyers Chary of
Gooil Xmt from Llul. (lllmorr.
Washington, May 31. Tho fol
lowing dispatch received by the
Navy Department, tho first news
Liut. Uilmore that has been ro-
coived for ovor a Wciik, h taken
by tho departmout as a hopeful
indication of his situation:
"MHiiila. May 31. Secrotary
Navy, WrtDhington: Eaciped
Spanish prisoner reports seeing
Gilraore and Homo uuilors well.
Gilmore allowed horso
Messrs. J. T. Waterhouse de
sire to notify their customers
and correspondents that on June
1st, 1899, their Grocery and Pro
vision business was absorbed
and taken over by Henry May Zr
Co., Ltd., and the Hardware and
Crockery departments by the
Pacific .Hardware Co., Ltd.
As our Messrs. Waterhouse
will continue to be identified with
the Corporations named, we de
sire, in thanking the public and
our natrons for past favors, to
request a continuance of their
&ood will to the Corporations
succeeding us, and of which we
The Grocery and Provision
business will be continued at our
present stand, Bethel street, and
the Hardware andCrockery stock
will be moved to the stores of
the Pacific Hardware Co., Ltd.,
Bethel street. (Signed),
J. T. WATERHOUSE.
Dated Honolulu, May 28th, 1899.
I'llliiVno Actor. My I. ml.
Washitiutou, June I. It has
beon decided to allow tho compauy
of Filipino actors now dotainod at
San Francisco to euter the United
States for tho purp se of giving
exhibitions. They will bo required,
howovar, to lurnisu a bo ml that
they will return to their hoiiies
a'ter tho expiration of their en-gBgemont9j
London, Juno 2 Tho Queou's
birthday honors wore aunounced
today. L. Alma Tadoma, tho ar
tist, and Josoph Boyd, Chancellor
of tho High Court of Ontatio, aro
knighted. tlenry M. btanloy,
member of Parliament for Lam
beth, i made a knight commander
of tho llath.
Dewey Leitvc. Hongkoiii;.
Honekonc, Juno (5 Tho United
States cruiser Olympia, with Ad
rainl Dowey on board, ieft hero at
1 o'clock this afternoon. Thoro
ws no demonstration Tho ueatli
or was wot. It was blowing and
raining hard at the timo of the
war ship s uYptrturo.
I'liuncnfolH til Ha n IV er
Loudon, Juno 1. Sir Julian
Pauncofote, tho British Umbasa
dor to the United States aud head
of thu Uritidh delegation at the
Peace Conference, will bo olevated
to tho peerage.
Auilrullim 1'rlcUet Mutch
London, June D. Tuh Cam
bridge University mou iu the
crickot match with tho Australian
team wero all out today for -103
runs in their first inninns.
Now York, June 9. Sugar, raw
strong; fair refining, -1 3-10; con
trifucal 90 test, li ll-10o. Mol .s-
ses BUgar, '1 1-lGc, RtiDnod,
strong; crushed, Go.; powdered,
5yc, granulatod, ba.
possession during tho voyage
the seal ovor thn lock was un
brokou. Officials did not suspect
tho puro.'r, who had grown gray
iu tho (service of tho com
pany and whoso character wa
considered abovo reproach, and
he alono could have opened the
steel tank. Tho thoory of tho
Dol ico is that a mm nam oamo
was enacted uetoro tuo noxes oi
gold wero looked up. Each box
weighB ninety pounds nnd two
pnrters, as the purser and chief
officer checked them off. deposit
ml tho boxes in a stool lank. It is
nowBunnosed thntounof tho boxes
was nevor placed in the Bteol tank,
but that the porters passocl tuem
to ronlederatO'j, who, after
oponing thom, divided up the gold
and oither took it ashore auaiu or
Secreted it on hoard the ship.
Mndo Good lit. Lo..
San Francisco. Juuo 5. Tho
mvstory surrounding the stealing
of $25,(00 from tho specie tank of
tbo stoaraor Alameda on her last
trip from Sydney to this port is
still unsolved. Tho steamship
compauy has mado good tho loso
of the monoy to thn bauk.
Apia (Samoa), May 31, via
Aucklanu, N Z,, Juno 0. Malio-
toa and Tamisoso have visited tho
members of tho Simonn Commis
sion ou board tuo United states
transport liadgor, and Mataafa
visited them tho following day.
Neither of them was recoguized
Mataafa blamed tho Europeans
for tho trouble here. Tbo Com
missionors informed him that
they bad power to establish a gov
eminent with or without a king.
Mataafa thoucbt tbo Samoaus
should havo a king, but expressed
his willingness to disarm his fol
lower?, aud leave the matter in
tho bands of tho Commission.
The Gormans acted for the first
timo in mauy months with tbo
representatives of tho other pow
ers and have officially sent a
Tho Commissioners are reti
cent, but it is undorstnod they aro
considering a reduction of the
cost of administration as estab
lished by tho Berlin treaty, and
that tho number of officials may
Tho roaidonts of Apia express
dissatisfaction at tho indications
civon by the Commission that the
reoels will uot Im punished and
lint they will also bo paid for
urms illegally imported. They
consider this a bad precedent, but
it in admitted tiiat this is too eaily
to crilicHO tho action of the Com
Tho American engineering staff
has arrived here aud will proceed
to erect a naval jetty aud coal
stores at Pago-Pago.
San Francisco, Mny 31. George
II. Wade, tho negro cook of tho
steamship Australia, who ran
amuck ou the vessel ou May 1, off
Diamond Head, Chhu, and bru
tally murdered Saloon Steward
William Gillespie, will, in all pro
bability, bo tried for his lifo in tho
United States District Court in
Beforo Wado is placed on trial
for his lifo iutrioato questions of
Inw will have to b. settle 1 by tbo
departments of justico of tho Unit
ed States nud Hawaii.'
Tho important point to bo do
oided in Wade's caso is whether
Hawaii can be legally coutrued
as part of tbo United States,
wherein tho laws of this country
Apart from tbo annexation of
tho islands by Coug'0-in aud tho
ceromony lsstyoarof raising tho
Stars and Stripes over tho palaco
in Hiuolulu. uo stops havo boen
taken to mako any chango in tho
laws of tho former Pacific repub
lic. United States District Attorney
Coombs and bis assistaiits.M-ssrB.
Banning and Wood worth, declined
to give an opinion in tho matter,
which is uow uuder the oon-mlor-
ntiou of tho Att jrnwy-Gonoral.
UUi;KN nriL,L, MVb.
MORE VOLUNTEERS WANTED
Tho story spread by tho pas
sougois of tho Miowciti to thu
effect that the ex-Queeu Liliuoka
Inni had died nfter an operntiou
performed in Now York haB been
proveu a clear "fako" by iiowb
which camo iu tho China today.
J O. Carter rocoived a Utier from
tho Queen horself.statiug that sho
had never left Washington aud
that ebo was in tho vory best oE
Last night a first class program
was presented. "Tiio Coming
Man" proved a strong hit in which
May Ashley as tho crazy Ophelia,
like Mrs.HarriB,doraonHtrntcd that
tragedy was not altogother out ot
her lino. Jim Post, tho high sal
aried crazy la Ho' attendant,
causes no end of fun, finally fin
ishing his term of servitude by au
enforced suddou and fugacious
oxit. This illustrated tho Coining
Man. Violot Dalo reodored Uo
rattling jockoy songs in cotuiuo
with her ticcmtomeu vim. nilly
Howard in hia pathetic ballads
with steroonticon illustrative
views won loud applause. Frank
Barton in oon sonm, the tla
wtiian nightingales nud Glorino
all presented (in is hod and artistic
work coucludiuf; a pleasant even
It. V. llliml Vry l."w
Lobiuou, Mo., Juno '9. Hon
It, P. Bland was still alivont 9 a
ra. with no poroeptible change in
bis condition. Judge. 0. O. Bland,
bis brother, arrived this morning.
Mr. Bland is in a stupor and haB
been eincoyestorday morning. Ho
a rt j- nIHrtn w n n nnrl Ann
I iuuukui&cd uu uuu nuu vnuuui
Washington, Juuo S. Thirty
thousand troops will bo ueeded iu
tho Philippines for active service,
exclusive of tho forco required for
garrison purposes. This nuu a
dihtitict disagreement betwen
Otis and Scburman aro related in
a cablegram from Otis received by
tho War Dopartmont today and
suppressed. As a result of this
information tho dopartmont this
aftornoon sent telograms to all ro-
cmiting station urging tho rapid
oulistmeut of mou for the regular
Tho disagreement botwoen Otis
aid Scburman is distinct and pro
nounced. ochurman has been
conciliatory to an oxtroaio not
warrantod by the conditions and
wholly distasteful to Olis. Scbur
man is uow a visit to lloilo and
other poiuts in tho south, inclu
nerimiiiy liny, niu '.. r..i im".
Mtdnd, Juuo 3. Gennaiy it is
announced, pays 27,U0O,U)O peso
las for tho Caroline, Pnlaoi and
Mariuno islands Spain retains
three coaling stations, ouo in inch
group, and Gormnuy undertakes
to defend these stations iu caso of
war. Germany, in addition,
grants Spain tho most favored na
tion troatment in Germany and in
tho colonial islands.
A Temp.rHnc. Ilou.r.
Rov. Victor Morgan hns' takon
tho mnnagomeut of tho Eaglo
Houso and will conduct it nt tom
perauco club house to bo open
July 1st. There will bo a tem
peranco barroom, hot lunches,
billiard and pool tables. Mr.
Morgau has uo connection with
About .Mpiion IWaru.
Captain S-obury of tho China
was seen this afternoon nbnut
news of the China, Uo stated that
up to tho time of leaving Sau
Fraucisco, nothing had boon Heard
of tho belated steamer. Ho was
surprised to find that flhe had not
MoBt ot tuo p-opie lutoresteu
... .. r .1 - xt
seom to tuinu inai tuo lMppnn
has had a breakdown ot Borne kind
while on tho way from Hongkong
Wilder .. Ou. U.t It.
Tenders for 70 I tons of coal to
bo delivered at tho pumpiug sta
tion at tho comer of Alapai nud
Beretaui i street havo been receiv
ed at tho Inlorior office. Tho bids
woro ae follows: Allon fc llobin
Bon. 87.75 per ton; Wilder &. Co,
7.70 per ton. Awardo.l to Wil
der fc Co.
Aiiuu.tlu Daly l)o.il,
Paris, Juno 7. Augustin Daly
died horo today of henrt failuro at
tho Continental Hotol. Mrs.
Daly aud Ada llehan wero with
According to tho Sau Francisco
papers of Junr, tho transport She
ridan would not bo reody to sail
for Manila until a mouth from
that time. A test of tier boilers
had been mado and theso woro
found to bo very weak. Whou tbo
China sailed there whs uo immedi
ate propped of tho Shernlnn get
ting away for quite a whi'o.
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