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Vol. VII. No. 1293.
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 1899.
Pkioh 6 Oknts.
DEPARTMENT CALLED OUT
NO DOUBT IN HIS MIND
KAIMUKI WORK BOOMING
KILLED, TIED TO A HORSE
A HUELO HAWAIIAN II U I
TIYOLI PEOPLE WON'T COME
Fire In J. A. Hopper's Planing Mill
Early This Horning. '
Walalua Plantation Was Bound to
Native LidiHas His Neck Broken
Rldlig Wild Horse.
Bring Snit In Clrcnlf Court
Against Chinese Hni.
Robert Scott Receives a Letter From
Great Damage to Machinery, Belting and Wood
work Alarm Turned In By Inspector
Macauley-Cause of Fire Unkown.
Ab Customs Inspector R. M.
Macnulay, in cbargu of the night
to tcli, was walking from the
office to tbo uptown wharves on
his regular round at about 5:10
v o'clock this morning ho noticed
-that tbo iron front door of the
machine shop at Hopper's planing
mill on Fort streot soot forth a
great deal of bent. Approaohing
closer bo found it was almost rod
hot. Running around tbo roar,
the dame condition of affairs was
noticed. Seeing three mounted
patrolman in front of Wilder's
steamship office he rushed up,
asked ono to go tho fire depart
meut and took the other two with
him back to tho mill.
The department arrived in
about five minutes and rau all the
hoso toward the front door. Ma
cs iu'ay saw a man who seemed to
have charge of tho operation? and
told him the firo was in tho baok
part of the building and that the
hoso were placed wrong.
The doputmeut loft at about
G:'!0 o'clock and a scene that must
have been oxtromely discouraging
to Mr. Hopper ami the mill peo
ple, was dlscln-ed.
Tho floor and boams above wore
badly charred, particularly in the
rear part and in places the firo
i hud burned through. The floor
L proper and the pillars wore also
( badly burned The bolting in the
whole shop, that must have cost
over a thousand dollars, was com
pletely destroyed. Tim-woodwork
for tho machinery was almost nil
burned away, and the machinery
beatrd to an eztromo degreo Al
though it bad been deluged with
The most damage to machinery
was found in back, whore the fire
started. It is probablo that the
moulding maoblue, band Raw, jig
saw, and ono other machine can
neverbe used again. The othor
machinery, although in bad con
dition on tbo outside from the
heat audthen the water,can all be
J. Asoh, the foreman, is busy
with his men getting thing) into
shape. Most attention is being
given to the machinery. It will
take at least a week before the
machinery can be put into proper
shape for a resumption of opera
tiooB, and probably a month
beforo everything can bo gotten
into old trim sbapo.
Tho origin of the firo is a mys-
t ry,a't lougb tbo accepted opinion
seems to bo tuot. it was the result
of spontaneous combustion of a
collection of oil, shavings, saw-
dust and tbo liko in the rear left
IihikI corner of tho mill near tho
furnao-1, ami opposite tbo pilo of
rioe bran. Every door in the
plane was shut as usual, and tho
extreme boat that must have de
veloped in the place undoubtedly
helped the tiro along. It is the
belief of the mill poople that tbo
fire had been smouldering for the
greater part of tho night.
The mill and its machinery aro
compltely covered by insurance
companies represented by Castle
& Oooke aud F. A Hohaofer & Go.
The schooner Ada, Captain
Moses, arrived this morning from
tho wreck of La Niufa off Barbers
Everything has boon saved, in
oluiling anohors, ohaiiiB, fixtures
and much of her deck work.
Tho 8500 bugs of paddy rocov
ero I from the wrecked vessel woro
iusured for $10,000.
m m m
Bulletin patrous are respect
fully roque6ttd uot to buy papers
on the street marked "Subscribers
"Hen, Women and Children Cried For il"-
Mr. McClanabao and the Washerwomen
School For Financiering.
The Waialua stock case goes
merrily on in Judge Pprry's court
room 13. F. Dillingham is still
on tho Btand. There is not a dull
moment in tho hoaring. When
tho onswers are not amusing they
are interesting. Tho witness and
Attorney McOlanaban are at it
hot and heavy, and thoro aro
many f miles that aro audiblo.
As a sohool of financiering tho
caso is a success. The way in
which, without catching a broatb,
millions of dollars and asseesnblo
and paid up shares by tbo tbon
sand aro spoken of is enough to
turn tho bead of an ordinary
work-a-day citizen. It is bewild
ering in the extreme Tho ques
tioning this morning was to ascer
tain whetbor or not at tho timo
Oolonel Sopor went to the coast
to float soran of the stock tboro
was a doubt in the mind of tbo
promoter thai tho whole amount
of tho stock would be subscribed
AJIotter from Mr. Dillingham
to Castlo & Oooke, in which Mr.
Dillingham asked the lattor firm
to use their influence "at homo
ar.d abroad" to make a success of
tbo scheme, was taken by the
plaintiff's attornoys as ground for
doubt in tho mind of the promoter
as to tbo ultimate success of tbo
Mr. Dillingham stated in ans
wer to the question, that never
from the first inception of the
Waialna Plantation had he had
the slightest doubt as to tbo ulti
mate success of floating it hero.
Ho was led to believe this from
the wuy in which tho Oahu Plan
tation scheme was fldated for
1,800,000 in five days. He fur
ther said that when the scheme
was generally known thoro was
not a man, woman or child on this
Island who was not crying for the
Iu answer to the direot question
as to whether or not ho bad called
people whoso names wore on a
cortain list as subscribers, "washer
women," Mr. Dillingham said ho
did uot recollect having aeon a
Biuglo woman's name on the list.
Mr. Dillingham will probably
bo on the Btand again Monday.
Mirklr Hri(i Sold.
To satisfy a claim of $217 80
mado by Dom Lin on E. Markle,
the three horses and a dray outfit
of the latter wero sold at auction
at tbo Police Station at 12 uonn
today. The sale realized $302 a
much larger sum thau was autiot-
J pated. When Dom Lip went to
get bis mouer ho found tboro was
a garnishee of $127 out against
hi in by C. L. Hopkins so that he
could not get his money.
Tbo work of tbe men omployod
in laying tho Honolulu sower is
spoken of most favorably by many
observers. A street is closed in tho
morning, a gang of inou is sot to
work and in the afternoon at quit
ting time, tbe work is finished aud
tbe street reopened. Soldom is it
necessary to oloso tho stroet
No word from President Dole
haB been received by any of tho
Cabinet Ministers The Kilo
haua is due tomorrow morn
ing. Sho may come in this
afternoon with tho President.
However, this night's festivities
will proceed even though ho does
not put iu an appearance.
Tho Minister of tho Interior
gives notice of tbo appointment of
P. H. Burnett, and Cbns. F.
Chillingworth as Notaries Public
Road Now Today.
Water Pipes Laid and System to Be
Completed In 60 Days.
Sites for Hagolflcent Homes In , Close Proximity
to the City -Cool Breezes and Fine
Scenery Few lots Lett.
"Put your money in real estate"
is what some of the wise men said
when stocks were flying thoir high
est and preparing to drop. Good
evidence of tho wisdom of these
financial foroenstors is givon in tho
way houses aro going up on tho
suburban tracts. Whore a year ago
wero pastures aud rook piles are
now pretty homos and tho busy
hum of the home building indus
try, tho sweotost music any town
Out at the Eaimuki traot a good
sized town is in process of con
struction, a town that iu a year or
two will equal in population what
Honolulu itself bnastod of not so
many years ago. Whero a year ago
survey stakes wero lost in tbo Ian
tana', are now broad street, ready
for macadamizing and pipes laid
from the big well that will furnish
all tho water needed to put ou tbe
finishing touches to the grounds.
If all tbe pooplo of Honolulu
havo not viowed the beauties of
Kaimuki tract it is not tho fault of
W. M. Minton, selling agent for
Goar, Lansing fc Co., tho owners
aud promoters of this now suburb
an homestead tract. During tbo
last nino months, over five hundred
lots havo botn sold to the best peo
ple of Honolulu and many tourists
looking (or investments and Bites
for winter homes.
Progress, rapid progress is ap
parent all along tbe lino from Ber
otania street to the Eaimuki reser
voir, nuder construction in tho olef
crater that forms the high ridge
between Waialae and Honolulu.
A survey has already been made
for widening and macadamizing
Beretania street from the Tram
ways stable Ht Pun a huu to tbo
corner of the Eapahnlu and Waia
lae roads. Tbe money for tho im
provement of tbe street has boen
appropriated and within a few
months a fino boulovard will bo at
tbe disposal of tho residents of Ka
imuki who cau easily make tho
trip to town in thirty minutes.
A gang of over two hundred men
are rapidly bringiug tbe Kaimuki
water works to completion under
tbo direction of engineer F. E. Ill
cbardson. Tbe wells having a ca
pacity of over four million gallons
of water in twenty-four hours are
located jast below tho Kapahulu
road and close to the junction of
this and tbe Waialae road. The big
Babcook boiler is already iu place,
the coucreto foundation for the
pump, which arrived on tbe Fort
George, has been completed and
work on the pump houso and en
gine houso.that is to be construct
ed of tho Hawaiian bluo stone, is
going forward rapidly. Tho eigh
teen inch pipe for the big water
main passing through tho centor
of tho tract has been laid as far as
tho reservoir. This reservoir has
now the appearance nf the old
stono mill at Newport. Tbo outsido
wall, thirty-live feet high, has been
completed; this is to bo faced on
inside with cement, and cut stouo
four feet thick, and tho floor
cemented to a thiokuess of two and
ouo-half feet. Tbo reservoir when
complete will havo walls twenty
fivo feet thick, and a capacity of
three and one. half million gal
lons. Tho water main has a
capacity of nearly two million
gallons, thus giving a, total supply
of over five million gallons in
twenty-four hours, sutlioient to
supply a traot twico the sizo of
For beauty of surroundings,
magnificent viow, and cool atmos
phere the residenters of Kaimuki
will have tho best location in
Honolulu. The olovation of tbe
lots ou tbo ridgo give the widest
Continued ou 1'ujje 4.
String of Accldenls-Other Walmea News
Rough Weafber Athletic Club-Purser
Hapten Glm Information.
Last Saturday night about 10
o'clock af young native lad cm
ployedjod (Jay & Ribiuion's ranch
in WoimeaJ while riding an un
broken horse with his feet strap
ped together undor the animal's
body to prevent his being thrown,
was killod by bis mount falling.
The boy's neck wob brokon and
the korse injured sufuoiontly to
render moving impossible.
Theodore Blackstad camo along
the road scircoly an hour after
wards, on horseback, and his
horso seeing the inanimate object
at tbo roadside, shied and throw
Blackstad over its head.
Tho man was only slightly in
jured, and examined the obiojt,
discovoring tho nativo boy, dead,
and still strappod to Ins injured
Blackstad summoned aid but,
of courso, nothing further than
removing the body could be done.
Tbo victim's namo is at present
Shortly before 12 o'olook of tbe
same night O Roth, a well borer,
was on Ilia way from Waimea to
Mana, also on horsobaok. On
neanng the samo point in tbe
road whero tbe tragedy and tho
accident that led to its dis
covery had occurred, his horse
stumbled and threw him heavi
ly to the ground. Ruth was
not seriously injured but was
badly shaken up. Tbe threo ac
cidents all occurred, between 10
and 12 o'clock of the same nicrbt.
Saturday, the 5th instant.
rursor Olapbam of tho steamer
Keaubou. whioh arrived from
Kanai this morning, furnished
tho Bulletin reporter with tbe
Tbo Keauhau experienced ex
tremely rough weather on her
trip down, moeting with bad
weather all over Kauai ond strong
N E winds with a hoavy sea in
Waimea is soon to have an
Athlotio Club. Messrs. Sheldon,
Powell, Hoffgaord and otberB
have things won undor way and
several plantation owners have
contributed 100 each toward the
establishment of tbe now organ
izitioo. A build inc? will be erne.
ted, fitted with tbe latest improve
meuts and all sports will be en
couraged. The sito has been
ohoBon and the hoarty support of
Waimoans is assurod.
Tomorrow afternoon there will
be a base-ball match between the
Waimoa and Kekaha teams. Tbo
Waimea playors havo boen very
successful of lato and a lively
gamo is anticipated.
Lawyor Sholdon coaches tho
Waimea team, whilo storekeeper
Powell, a New STork baseballist,
has boon giving tho Kekaha's
That Aiylnm Hoil,
Many complaints are biiug
mado about tbo insane asylum
road of lato. It is iu such a bad
condition that insane people who
are taken to the asylum must cer
tainly be iu a worse mental condi
tiou upon arrival there than when
starting for the place.
Special A(pt AtMnaiin.
Washington, July 29. Alaau
T. Atkinson, editor of tbo Hono
lulu Star, has been designated by
Census Director Merriam as spoo
ial agont in charge of tbo census
iu Hawaii. Ho had ohargo of tho
Hawaiian census in 1890.
, The Indiana formerly
plied in Atlantic waters, sho is
chartered by tbo governraont and
costs tho dopartmont 3800 a day.
Alleged Misrepresentation on Part of Chinese
Action of Agent Smythe Hot Ratified
Natives Claim to Have Been Bluffed.
i Judgo Kalna will bo hero on
Monday next to hear argument in
n very important case a case that
involvos a largo number of na
tives who bought certain Huelo
lands in 1896 and a Chinese cor
poration now planting cane on
tho land. Tbe whole history of
tho caso is as follows:
In 1890 tbo native residents of
Huelo woro notified by the agont
of tho ownors of tho Huelo aim
puaa that if they wanted tbo laud
they could have it.
Aotinfr upon that offortbo ua
tivo residents of Huelo called a
meeting, formed a hui, appointed
J. K. Smytho their agent and in
struoted him to mako an offer of
$7000 for the land which was oc
ccptod later by the ownors of th
J. K. Smythe, upon obtaining
tho land, made a satisfactory
mortgage. After some months
and without tbo authority of tho
native hni, he executed a twenty
yoar lease of tho whole place
without reservation to a Cbiuose
hui, the intontiou of the China
men boing to start a plantation.
Hearing of this, the natives call
oed a mooting and ended up by re
fusing to approve the action taken
It is asstrted that, aftor a whilo
tho Chinamen, bearing of the
threats of the members of tbe hui
who had paid in their full quoja,
hired meu to work a gamo of
bluff on tbo shareholders who
stood out against the ratification
ot tho loaBO. This took pluco
outsido of a meeting and was, uu
fortanntoly for the natives, sue
oessful. Tbo matter has been
hanging fire for a long time aud
now Lanford, an Amerioan, Ka
Inns, an Hawaiian and Moons, a
Portuguese, havo brought suit to
set asido tho lease. Paperd wore
filed in the Cirduit O.mrt of
Tho natives who ratified tho
lease outside of the meeting sign,
od tho ratification in May of this
year, ond signed their nora'B
before a notary tho next month.
By tho articles of tbo hui oaoh
shareholder is allowed four aorea
for eaoh share as a roservrtion for
a homestead, ond tbeao four acrei)
have boen givon awoy, it is
ollegod, through mbrepiosenlii
tion. It is also al'oged
that tbo men who worked
thp bluff not represented to the
ualives that the plantation would
ho a gjod thing for thorn, mul that
they would bo protocttd iu their
Certain mombcrs made n do
maud ou tho company to guaran
tee them their reservitiou, which,
it is alleged, was rofusod.
A meeting of tho uative hui ir
tp he called in the near future t-r
tho purpose of enforcing tho re
solvation. If this is not gionted
there will bo nnothor snit.
Of the fifty uino members of
the nativo hui, representing 70
hares, or 1500 acres, forty have
signed tho ratification of tho lease.
I'bis work was done outside of
the moetiug- Mauy of those who
sigued are now sorry, and havo
asked holp at the bauds of thoir
Looking fr a ChlnHinn.
Tbo police aro looking for tbo
drivor of Hack 15, who lau into a
Portuguese lad yesterday aud hurt
him bo badly that be is now in
bed at bis homo on tbo slopes of
Punchbowl. A vi-it was paid yes
terday to tho stiblos whero tho
drivor puts up, but tho number
was found to bo scratched olT thu
back ami tbe Ohineso drivor guuo.
And Mr Scolt Glres His Opinions Thanks.
To The Public For Support Was
Dealing "On The Square."
Editor Evesino Bulletin:
Sir: In tendering to you my
grateful ocknowlodgnints for
your kindly advanco notices of tho
Tivoli Opera Co., I deem it my
duty to enclose copy of lettor
which reached mo Aug. 10th in
order that you aud tho Honolulu
public may nndetstaud that tbo
company through its manager
Geo. E. Liisk has broken faith
and repudiated his contract with
mo without any cause or reason.
Aud 1 uowoffor my bumble
apologies to tbe public and you
for having mado statements which
I am unablo to carry out. Indi
vidually I hav Mind ovory ar
rangomento bore and have gone to
much oxp-uso believing I woe
dealing wth an honorable busi
ness man but find that I havo
boen cruelly doceived.
I nm. S r,
R. L Scott.
Honolulu, Aug. 11, 1899.
Mr. R. L. Scorr, Honolulu, II. I.,
Dear Sir: Lottors and contracts
to hand. Find it impossible to
sign or fill same had intended to
furnish tho best wo could but
8miio body must bo loft hero to
nlay and keep the homo open.
Tbo Company wo intended to Bond
wero to be ot people, who had
played aud those who aro to opou
in tho next comic onna season.
Jjenru lt ly you woro nocotiatina
with Ohas. W. Southwell of Phila.
Thanking you for your trouble,
:iud sorry to havo put you to any
With best whIiob,
Gr.o. E. Lask.
San Franoi3co, July 21, 1899.
When tho Indiana sails for Ma
nila she will take 1-1 men from
Honolulu, left over hero by pro-
vious transports on account of
All tbo officers aboard have re
ceived uivitations to tho Govern.
meut Ball touigbt; thoy eay, how
ovor, that tbe transport is to sail
tor Mauila at 5 o'clock.
A largu nuuilxn of tbe troops
-pout tho day at Wtikiki swiming
aud otborwiBe. oxoicising prepara
tory to the 22 days passage from
this part to Miniln.
Tbo six stowaways were tskon
ashore this morning and turned
ovor to tbo civil authorities; thoy
vero not discoveicd aboard the
ttansport until the cook noticed a
disirpancy in tbe rations.
The I'hilippiuo hold the friend
liest relatious with tbo crew and
mldiern aboard; it is uncertain
whether tbo former will be dis
charged in Manila or not, they
make good sailors and in'iny of
bom are rieairous of staying by
a rune ciurc cuca-i or tabtapi rowoci
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