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A Complete History of the Campaign in the Philippines.
" On to Manila "
Vol. VII. No. 1298.
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1899.
Price 5 Cents.
CLAIM FOR ROAD DAMAGES
SURYEY SHIP EGER1A HERE
ALL OF COLUMBIA'S CREW SAVED
A DORIC QUARTERMASTER
AN AIEA JAPANESE SUICIDES
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Government Asked to Pay $15 Per
Square Foot on Fort Street.
Otter Business Transacted by Executive Council
In Extra Session This Forenoon
Application to Operate Quarry.
Sounding for a Pacific Cable from
the COast to Australia.
left Portsmouth In February, 1897 KlnH
George Cannot Aboard Officers Will
Stay Here i Week or Tvo.
Although, Tuesday is not p. reg
ular meetingday for thcExooutivo
Goaucil, a mooting was beld
this foronoon on account of the
largo amount of business that
piled up during the abeenoo of Pre
Thoro was presented a claim for
road damages for that part of Fort
street in front of tho old May gro
cery store taken by the govern
moat for street widening purposes.
Tho estimate in the claim is 125
feet at S 5 per square foot. The
'government bas bon in the babit
of paying about $4 for suoh land.
No action was taken in the matter.
An application from tho O. R
& Oo. for certain Btrips of land
couuccted with tbe railroad wan
rend bat action was deferred
Some of these stripB constitute part
of tbo right of way over which the
road pacses. Others sro plaoes on
whioh the company wishes to erect
Iii giving nut this news Mr.
Dolo stated that tho matter should
havo been attended to a long time
An application from Mr. Fatzig
to operate a quarry in tho Nuuanu
Borne, just back of the royal Man
Boieum was reaa dui acuon uo
The reports of Dr. Shaw, tho
government veterinary surgeon,
dealing with tuberculosis in im
noitod and nativo cattle, wero
read. Dr. Shaw was pre
sent and gave a verbal report on
tho results of his work on the
dairy herds in and about town.
The application of W. R. Castle
for au exchange of mountain lots
was read but no action taken.
Iroquois Brings Captain Walker and Rest of
Shipwrecked Men Last Two Boats
Landed Same Place As First
Two A Tough Crowd
Some on Kauai, ;
Some In Jail.
ON JAPANESE LABORERS
The annonucemont that tho Ex
ecutive Oounoil yoatorday approved
of the application of tuo sugar
planters for 9,310 more laborers,
ban caused no littlo speculation on
tho part of Honolulu people in
terested in the matter. President
Dole was seon this morning, and,
in reply to a question, made tho
following statement :
"You perhaps romember that
early in the month of May last the
Excoutive Oounoil informed tbe
plantors that after tho end of the
present quarter (September 30th)
there would be no further np
proval of applications for extra
dapauese. Uy 'extra' l mean all
those over and abovo tho numbor
necessary to make up the proper
proportion of Asiatic laborers.
"You hoo from this that the
9,310 is the oud of Jnpancso im
migration, aB it has beon going on.
Tho plantations nre all furnished
with their full quotas, aud it will
bo somo little tirao boforo mora
are wanted to ranko up for loss
through various causes."
Mr. Dole's statements gn to
show that the present applications,
approved yesterday, call for just
9,310 Japauoso over and abovo
tho number requisito to makrt up
tho proportion Bpiken of above.
In fact, Mr. Dole stated this morn
iug that he believed tho planta
tions wero ovou now carrying
moro laborers than tho proportion
The British Cble Harvey bH'h
Egeria arrived in port this morn
ing about 6 o'clock from Esqui
maalt via San Francisco, and
anohorod in naval row.
The Egeria loft Esquimault on
tho 18th of June; she arrived in
San Francisco early in July
where sbo stayed about a weok
leaviug there on July 14th. Sbo
sounded all the way down along
tho lino of tho proposed cablo,
getting to within GoO miles of
Finning Ilind in her survoy.
Where tbe vessel will go from,
hero will depend altogether on tho
orders expected torn rtow via San
Francioco on the Giolio or Moaua.
Good weather has been experi
enced during tbe whole of tho
Egerm's voyago and nothing ot
startling interest is to bo recorded;
tier otboirs are in uopos thst tuo
ordors will take thorn buck to the
coHht. sounding over tho saihug
route, as they are anxious to get
back home, having loft Ports
mouth, England ou the second of
February 1897; the survoy vessel
having beou commissioned at
Sheeruess in January of that
The followiug is a list of tho
Egeria's officers: Morris H.
Smyth, Commander; Henry
15. T Sotuerville, Lieutenant;
Frederick 0. Lenrmontb, Navi
gating officer; Lieuteuauts Fred
erick H. Walter; GeotlW B. 8.
Simaon and Horace O. Watson;
Robert F. 0. Eames, Paymaster;
James Bradley, M. D., Surgeon;
JSJward J. (Jwnpbeil, limgineor
aud James MeGeaeh), Boat
swain About 120 bluejnokots are
aboard, all armed with Lee-Med-fords;
the vessel carried several
guns, 2 twenty-pounders of 1861;
2 maobine gun; a 7 pound rauzz'o
loader boats' gun aud an interest
ing 6 inch mortar, b-ariug the
coat of arms of King Georuo tbe
Fourth and tho date 102,2; this is
used as a signal gun.
Tho Egeria is a bark rigged
vessel of 91 tons, length 103 feet,
bam 32 foet; she was built in
Sailing between soundings, the
Vessel only steams while engaged
in surveying; consequently she
carries little coal au t will only
take aboard about 10(1 tons here.
Sbo will remain in port one or
two weeks, during which time
paintiug nnd general overhauling
of hor deck ud upp-r works wilt
be looked afior.
Official visits were exchanged
this morning between the Boston
The deepest Bounding record d
during tho survey from Esqui
mau was d17 fathoms.
TheEeua is a fa-t sailer and
a most comforthly tilted vessel,
tho cabius hoing Riipplied with
small open fireplaces bo doar to
the hoarts of tho English.
OauadiaiiH aud Australians nre
very anxious that the Britinh gov
ernment should uuiWtaku to lay
the Pacific Gable. As yet, however,
It is uncertain hy whom tho cable
will be laid The British Govern
ment is complying at presont with
certain agreements in making the
preliminary soundiugH, (bono
soundings are aim wanted for
All those who started out for jior sf cond start for Hongkong are
Hongkong on the ill fated steam- in town '';
ship Oity of Columbia aro ao Oaptain Harry Evans has two
counted for; the majority at pres- or three in jail and is on tho
out onjoying much needed rest scent of othors,, he nlso has ossur
ashore in this oity aftor their long od Captain Walker that be will
hours of peril and hardship on get bis gold watch, aneroid, baro-
tho deep in a leaky hoodoo vosboI, meter aud perhaps his table-
and oxposure aud weary palling silver,
for the sunken steamer's boats. ' The talk of tbo'waterfrout is
jVloBt or tne suipwrocjtea Bauora mo nooaoo noat. natives are
aro leuiug ineir aionea iu buhuuo
friends todav. some havo remaiu
od on Kauai, preferring to work
witn a lino on a sugar piamauon
than with an oar in an unwieldy
boat; somo aro iu jail as tbe result
of too great an auxioty to save
the captain's gold watch and
nautical in trumonts from the fast
Tho U. S. Tug Iroquois which
went to tho rescue of the Colum
bia's remaining 21 men on Sun'
day night returned to port nbouf
8 o'clock thin morning with Cap-
tai'i Walkor, Navigating Officer
whispering of kahuiiaism and the
more knowing salts all declare
that just prior ( to the Columbia's
departuro thoy, observed an army
of rats making for tho shnro.
Captain Pojd of tho Iroquois
in speaking of his first trip to
Kauai referrod to the description
of tho Garden. Isle that he found
in "The PhciGc blinds," Vol. II.,
on pauo 447. It runs ns follows:
"Hio wholo district botwocu
Waimoa and Koloa consists of a
series of sunburnt hills and the
Caught With Eight Tlos of Opiam In
Two Natlre Guards Make Dlscorery Man Says
a Job fas Pot Up On Him Will
Hot Plead Guilty.
Tho Coroner'a Jury in tho caao
of BiasBi, tho Moanalua Italian,
returned n vordiot of doath at tho
hands of Maroolln, On tho books
at tho police station tho chargo of
murder in tho first dogreo has
boon outored iigniust Muroollo,
Port Hiirvfor fur llllo,
Collector Genet al Ivors and
Captain R. M. Macaulay wero
parfsougots in thu Olamlino for
Hilo. Captain Macauluy goes to
fill tho office of Port Surveyor at
that port while Inspector Neoly
of llllo will oome to Honolulu to
till tho vacancy loft by tho Cap
tain, Mr. Ivors gous to Hawaii
Harris, Chief Engineer Delaney
and tbo balance of tbe ships
company which went ashore on
Kauai iu the, Inst two boats troni
the wreck shortly after the 19
men in tho first two life-boats had
Tho Iroquois arrived at Wi-m-a
about I o'clock yesterday
afternoon aud found tho ship
wrecked mariner on the dock
About 4 o'clock last ovoning the
tug left Waimea anil came direct
to Honolulu, Captain Pond learn
ing from the crew that it was ab
Bolutely useless to go iu search
of tbo Columbia, as when they
left her she was due to sink iu
about an hour.
A groat orowd met the Iroquois
at tho Waikiki eud of the PuoiGc
Mail wharf and Captain Walker
and tho others wero surrounded,
congratulated and questioned un
til they managed to get away in
Contain Walker was mot by his
sons aud Mr. Rowell and kept
awav as much as possible from
everybody else. The captain look
ed worried, but beyond that show
ed no effects of his lato exciting
Ho spoke of the good work of
his offieors and the bad work of
tho crow "We had as tough a
crowd as you cau well imagine,"
said he, "thev stole my gold
watch from mv cabin, to say
nothing of mv valuable aneroid
It snemB that tho mon helped
thomselves to what they wanted;
all the table silver and anything
at all of value thoy diligently an
nexed. The story of the 825,000 in
Mexican money hns been modi
tied by the captain's report. As a
matter of fact 8800 in Mexican
silver was brought back by the
Iruquois and also tho ship's pa
pers aud other coutents of tho
Columbia's treasure tank.
Wheu tho loak was first dis
covered on the IobI steamer early
l riday morning, Jbugineer Ham
mond voluutuored to uncertain its
whereabouts. Armed with n lan
tern hu crept aft iu the lower hold
but ou noariug tho stern his light
was extiuquinhfd and ho was
knooked down by the terrific iu
rush of wind nnd water through
tho gaping leak in her stern.
Several times ho pluugod for
ward, aud each time was ho driven
bad: uutil foraed to givo up aud
return ou deck.
Two mon of tho ship's compauy
wore loft on Kauai at their owu
roquest us they woro desirous of
working on sugar plantations
Tho rest of thoso who origin-
nv went with flin Cnlninlitii mi
M. H. Kealokai and J. W. Lei
aloha, two Custom Houso guards,
havo reason to pat themselves on
tho back today. While Morris,
tho quartermaster of tbo Dorio
who always casts tho lead while
that steamer is entering port, was
going through tbe gato of tbe Pa
cific Mail wbnrf last night, they
found upon searching him that he
had opium concealed about his
porson. They held Morria and
sout a meesago to Inspector Drum
mond, who was in chargo of tbe
As soon as Drummond arrived,
Morria was searched. Two tine
wero found in his trousers, jutt
above tbe anklo whilo six more
wore strapped about his person.
Morris was immediately put un
der arrest and removed to the
police station. No ono would put
up bail for tbo man so ho was loft
On tbo way up to the police
barren plniua,' sloping gradually
to tbe shore from the mnnntmnn.
and bore nod there intersected by station Morris stated that thie wan
rnvinos. Tb&ro is no cultivation, tuo ursv urae uo unu over aanoieu
Body Found Floating In Water Hot
Far From Hospital.
Went About Job Deliberately, Leaving Shoes
and Water Bottle on Store Continued
Sickness Probably tbe Cause.
and the soil only produces a kind
of coarse grass quito unfit for
"Things have changed consider
ably siuco this was published in
1891" said Captain Pond. "If I
had followed tbiss description I
would never have found Kauai"
GARNISHEE FOR W. D. EARL
Han With an Alias Cannot Get Hooey
Oat of Bant
Some Allegations Against Him -Merchandise
from Honolulu Returns After Many Days
Same Mao With a Different Name.
iu opium but in the Police Court
this forenoon bo said a job bad
put up on bim by a higher officer.
The charge of unlawful poseo-sion
of opium had boen mado with the
understanding that tho defendant
would plead guilty but ho refuted
to do so when brought before tho
court. Had this been known
Morris would havo had tbo charge
of importing opium lodged against
When tho officors eot their man
safe in jail they went back to the
JLforio and mado a search of Mor
ris' room. In a large tin wtro
twelve half pound tins, tho re
mainder of the caso of twenty that
the quartermaster supposedly bad
broken opon just boforo going
This afternoon Morris changed
his plea to that of guilty and was
fined $250 and costs.
A rathor interesting caso will
come up in the Circuit Court bo
fore Judgo Perry in tho near fu
ture T. R. Mossman has eutored
a garoishoo suit against E. A.
Monroe alias W. D. Earl whom be
claims is a fraudulent debtor. J.
H. Fisher, H. E. Waity and 8. M.
Damon will also bo cited as do
feodants as it is in Bishop's bank
that Monroo is said to havo do
The sum claimed by Mossmau
is $2274, this being n dobt with
intorest that has accumulated dur
ing tho pnst two yeors.
Plaintiff claims that while living
in El Paso, Texas defendant
ordered dry goods nod merchan
dise to be sont to that place. In
April of thU year ho came to Ho
nolulu undor tho name of W. D.
Earl, shipping his goods nboad to
that addross. Upon arrival hern
he got tbo goods from the Custom
UousQ under tbo same namo and
has oontiuuod to uso that namo
during hie Btay hero.
Plaintiff further states that
Monroo or Earl, recontly deposit
ed cortain money iuEishops bank.
Tho garnishee Is out to stop tho
paymont of any of this until the
Moseman bill is settled. Tho
court has issued nn ordor to attach
tbo monny and tho plaintiff has
filed nn approvod bond of $2 i00.
Zono U. Olardy, attorney for
the plaintiff, states undor oath
that Mourno or Earl, absoondod
from Toxas to tho injury of his
creditors Tho obaugiug of tho
goods to Honolulu is purported to
bo a part ot a gnmo hntohod up to
doiraua uis creditors,
How Giitttn was taken is told In
On To Manila,
UIIIQADlKIt GF.NEKtL, IMLIS.
Brigadier Gonoral Irving M.
Halo is a through paBBenger in the
Doric. General Hale passed
through bore as a major with the
troops in command of General
Mcrritt. For bis bravery aud most
valuable service to his government
in the Philippines he has beeu
promoted to bo u brigadier general
iu tho roular army, a signal dis
auction, uiuco bo Has a mxjor in
tbo volunteors and iu tho youngest
officer of tho rank named in the
United States Army. As an nutbo
rity ou gnorilla warfare thoro is
nouo muro generally accepted
tbau General Hale.
Oily or Columbia a Mcnueo.
Whilo in all probability the
Oity of Columbia is now at tho
bottom of the sea yet thoro in m
chance that sbo is still afloat. If
tho latter is tho caso f.tenm-ih
going to nud coming from th
Oriont stand in danger from the
hoodoo ship. Steamers have
kuowu to go down through col
liaiou with objects not ns formi
dable as tbe City of CoIiuiiIuh.
Situated as sbo was whon Captain
Wnlkor and tbo iomaimng IhuhIh
wore picked up by tho Iroquois, it
would not tako much to put hor in
tho path of stoamers.
Somo pooplo along tho water
front do not bolievo tho City of
Columbia has sunk, nnd expro-r
tho feeling that sbo will, through
forco ot habit, como drifting back
into tho harbor,
Doputy Sheriff Faiiout of Ewa
arrived on tho morning train to
day. Asked ns to tho nows from
the country districts Mr. Faneuf
told the followiug story of n sui
cide at Aiea Sundny morning:
" Fujimitsn, a Japanese laboror
in the employ of tho Honolulu
Sugar Co., committed Miicido by
drowning, some time between 1
and 2 o'clock Sunday morning.
" The Japanese bad been sick
for n long time and was an in
mate of tbo plantation hospital up
to the time of hu death. It was
probably the worry and pain caus
ed by the diseaso that led him to
"Ho was not missed until about
4:30 o'clock in the morning. Tbo
alarm was given aud it was learn
ed that tbe fellow bad left tb- boa
pitnl bfttweon J and 2 o'olook. At
atiout 10 o'cl ick tho body of tbo
Japanese whs fmnd floating in
tho water seventy-hve yards away
from bIioio riml not far from
tho hospital. TIito woro no marks
of a violent death. The fellow had
none about tbe thiou d liborately.
leaviug his shoes and a bottle of
water on shore before wading oat
into deep water. He was dressed
in a kimono whon found.
" I held an inqu-et at Aiea yes
torday. The verdict waa unani
mous that Fujimulsu bad met
death by cuicide "
Agninnldo Wan la nn lalaiid,
Loudon, Aug. 5. Interesting
information comes from tho Bri
tish North Borneo Company io
that it lias received a request from
tho Philippines Hsking tbo compa
uy to leasoor sell to tbe Filipinos,
Bauguey island just south of Pala
wan island. It is only spar el?
inhabited by natives. Tbo Fili
pinos who aro eugiueeriug the
dpal say that iu caae of their de
feat, Auuinaldn and other leaders,
with a luruo section of tho b'ili
piuoe, may settle at Biuguoy un
der linti-di protection and the
company's rulo. The board i
now couside ing tbo question but
it is understood tho company i
not averse to leasing the iland on
very favorable terniH being offorod,
Hubert Vh, tho imon Dutch
artist who lias been in tin Orient
forseeral months p liming por
traits of the types of various na-t-ous
for tho P.ris Exposition, re
turned wim his v'i fe in the Dorio
yealerdsy nftei noon. Mr and Mrs.
Von wit' r main here for ah tit sit
.v oks or so, .ftr uhch they will
.o to the S at h, thou- to remain
mtil time to prow I to the. Exp).
Complete pictorial Imtorv of ml
'itary operations in the Pacific Is
'iven in On To Manili.
On To Manila, a complete his
tory of the Philippine campaign is
handled Inclusively by the HUU. ti
A punt grafc cRtkM or tmah rowon
Highest Honors, World's Fat
Oold Medal, Midwinter Var
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