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Vol. VII. No. 1301.
HONOLULU, H. I., FBIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1890.
Pbiob 5 Ohntb.
BIG DEAL NOW GOING ON SURPLUS IN THE TREASURY
IN THE' CIRCUIT COURT
700 JAPS FOR PLANTATIONS
ON PORTUGUESE LABORERS
JAPAN AT THE EXPOblTiQrt
Combination Seeking to Obtain Control
ot Hawaiian Electric Co. Stock.
Six Hundred Shares Already Purchased by J.
S. McCandless Some Stockholders Id
There is just now a doal on in
town that involve! thoPeople's lco,
Hawaiian Eloctrio and tho Rapid
Transit companies. Although
the people concerned nro unwil
ling to talk, a few points have
leaked oat. Oao of those came to
light the other day in the publio
ation of tho story telling of the
pnrehase by J. S. McOandless of
600 sharps of stock in the Hawai
ian Eleotrio Go. Further points
have been learned since. A man
who has intimate businpss connec
tions with somn of the men con
corned in the deal had tho follow
ing to say this morning:
"I know as a mntter of fact that
a certain combination of which J.
8. McOindless is one, is trying to
pain control of tho stock of the
Hawaiian Electric Co. ' I have it
from ono or two of thi combina
tion that they have already gained
Bach control. In what manner?
Well, in this way. McOandless
has bought G '0 shares. Now then,
there are a quite a nnmb-r of the
men in the Electric Go. whi hav
stock in the People's Ice Oo. and
they expect these men t join
hands with them.
"Now then there is anothor side
to this qa'stiou. I for one do not
believe that control hat yet been
obtained by tbo combination for
some of those men of ih Eleotrio
Go. who have stock in tho Ice Oo.
will not. join in. Tnore is one
man, a Qerman, who controls
quito a lot of the stock, may Uht
the combination if ho is uot elect
ed proBident of the Eleotrio Oo.
"Now you ask mo what the ob
ject of this is. It is iajt here.
The men fighting for control on
the outside are interested in tho
Rapid Transit Oo. Does it not
look to you as of an attempt is be
ing made to gain control of tbo
Hawaiian Eleotrio Oo. so that the
Rapid Trausit Oo can dictate to
the Pain company that is now
putting in doable tracks for eleo
trio cars ?
"You, of course, know that the
Pain company cannot put in
poles, as there has been no right
granted them to do this. Tbo
Hawaiian Electric, People's lco
and Rapid Trausit Oompauies are
the. only corporations that have
each riiiht. Mr. Pain and his
peoplo will have to get their power
f'om uuothor source than thoir
"Hero is another thing to be
looked at. In seven years from
now tbo agreement between the
Eleotrio and Ion Companies runs
out. At that timo the former will
Very probably say to tho lattor,
'PleiiBO move, for wo want to
manufHoture our own ice, as there
is money in 'tho business.' Under
such oircu'uiBtinoes the Ice Go.
Will have to jo to tho expense of
pattiug upa powerhuuse, and then
they will bo lorcod into a competi
tion with the Elodtrie Go., already
poseasing 'everything necessary
to proceed at ouce with the miuu
facture of ice on their owu hook
" I'ho scheme is a deep one, and
I believe that there are two ob
joct, tho ones I have just men
tinned. At all event there ii a
and not n little pornuasivo elo
quence is being used to get certain
parties who aro watching the fight
to oome into tho combination.
"There aro 2500 shares in tho
Eloctrio Oo. To obtain cnutrol
for tho oloution of officers it is
necossary fur tho oombiuatiou to
Becnro 1251 shares "
On To Mitnll.t, a complete his
tory of the Philippine campaign is
handled Inclusively by the UUM.H
What Minister Damon Has to Say of
Bas Not Yet Figured Out What Surplus h
Will Do So As Soon As Hatters For
Hawaii Are Settled.
Following up tho matter of
shortage in the appropriations for
tho various departments of the
government a Bulletin reporter
called on Minister Damon this
afternoon for the purpose of as
certaining the surplus in tho gov
ernment treasury that might bo
put to the uso of tbeBO depart
ments in sufficient sums to make
up the shortage and thereby in
sure them of enough money to
carry on tho work as it should be
carried on. Rephing to the
question of the surplus, Mr. Da
" I have absolutely no idea
whatever as to the surplus bnt I
can say that the balance on hand
is between SUOO.OUO and ',8t,WJU.
000. To ascertain just what the
surplus is would mean oareful fig
uring on all the appropriations aud
what has been spout in the va
'I havo delayed doing this be
cause I do not think it necessary
uutil the timo comes when the
Legislature raeots and decides jut
on what kind of a basis wo are to
"How much do you consider it
stfe to k-op in tho treasury to
meet contingencies liable to arise
under tho change of law noh as the
toe of receipts from the Custom
House?" was asked. m
"To tell'Toirtbe troth, I cannot
predict. Who c n tell what will
happen., What I raijht Bay in re
gard to tbo conditions of today
might be outirely changed six
mouths from now. In faot the
conditions aro changing right
"Yes, I know that money is
short with tbo different depart
ments. This has, of course, been
caused by tho increase . f work.
While there has been a saving to
the government by a cossatiou of
expenses such as those in connec
tion with the military, still otbor
work ha come iu to eat up those
Kalntakl Water Works.
Pumping machinery fortho Kai
mukl water works has been received
and is now being takon out to tbe
pumping Btatian near tho Kapa
bulu road. Water will be sent
through the pipes of tho tract
within sixty ds
Long Lai was acquitted of the
chargo of h iving opium in posnes
sion by a jury iu Judge Stanley's
Oourt this aftoruoou. '
Whon last heard from George
Angus wan having a splendid timo
iu Sin Francisco in company
with bis Bister, who is visiting at
the home of Mi-s Grauo Ruuyou,
here not long imo.
Captain Elebahu of the Hoala
ni crew is bulferiug from a bad
cold aud a lame bak. Ho is thus
haudtcappi-d for tho pieseut in
the matter of praotine.
One coupon and 25 tents, On To
"To Throw O"od Slonry AllrrlUcl
Will but increase my pain." If
you havo thrown away money for
modioinoB that did uot uud could
uot cure, why should you not now
begin taking Hood'a Sarsaparilla,
tho modioiuu that uovor dUnp
poiute? Thousands ol peoplo who
wore in your condition and took
Uood'a Sarsaparilla say it was the
bout iiivoHttnoiit tlioy over inndo,
for it brought them health.
Hood's I'lIU uurouiuk headache,
J. B. Atherton and E. D. Tenney On the
Stand In Waiilna Case.
Opium Case Before Judge Stanley Appeal In a
Horse Dealing Case Petition for Probate
of Babcock Will-Other Matters.
In tho Waialua Stock case th's
morning J. B. Athorton was on
tbe stand again. In the conrso of
tho toBtimony tuo witness was
asked if tbe publication of tho
Waialua plantation scheme tond
ed to embarrass him in his dealing
with B. F. Dillingham in tho
mattor. Ho said that bo thought
tho article published in tbo Bulle
tin was premature and that ho
would havo rather at that time
not havo had it given publicity.
Tbo morning aft-r tbo "Bnllctin'a"
publication of the intended flo
tation and tho fact that Oastle &
Cooke wore to have tho ogenoy
tho offices of Oastle & Cooko
were boseiged by intending sub
scribers. Asked regarding the
listing of the stook ou tbo Hono
lulu atock iiixcuaugo no could not
recollect exactly whon it was done.
Tho subscription lists were ad
mitted in evidenco. From them
it appoars that the nssoseablo
stook was $2,1100,000 ovor sub
scribed. E. D. Tenny followed Mr.
Atherton on tbe stand.
A petition asking that the last
will of William Babcock, deceas
ed, be admitted for probate. The
estate consists of rout and pergonal I
property to the value of SadOU.
ivn appeal irora me juameni or
the District Court in the case of
Lillis vs. Oarty bas boon filed.
Tb case grows out of a deal in
horseflesh consummated some time
ago between tho parties, in which
ono man claims to have been sold
an unsound horse.
The ohso of Leong Lai, oharged
with having opium in possession,
was on before Judgo Stanley and
a jury this morning. It will go to
the jury this afternoon.
In tbe case of Mary E. Tibbetts
vs. S. Pali tho jury returned a
verdict for defendant. The case
involved tbe possossion of certain
property which it was claimed
the defendant as guardian of
Oliva Lehola bad unlawfully
taken into his possession and
converted to his own use. The
verdiot was rendered without a
diriceuting vote boing recorded.
An exception was noted to
tbo vordiot by plaintiff's attorney.
NOT K.IOUGII I.VDUCBnBNT.
two men who remained on
when the last installment
City of Columbia's
oamo away on the Iroquois,
returned to Honolulu.
Clark and Co k arrived from
Waimea on the Noeau this morn
iog. They hid intended working
on the plantation there, but com
plain that insuUioient remunera
tion was offered for their servioos.
Indignant on discovering
that they wore expoctod
to pay their fare to this
city, they appealed to the Sheriff
of Kauai, lbat othoer informed
them that they had forfeited their
right of free transportation by not
ijoing on tho Iroquois. Oonso
quoutly they sold euough of thoir
clothes to py their passage hero.
Cook has beou wrecked before
in these waters, having boen one
of tho orew of tho Mokulole whon
sho wsb lost off Haualoi aomo time
ago. He climbod tho hilh, ho said
on Kauai to soe if ho could
seo anything of tho Columbia, but
failed to sight hor.
Natives have beou Rotting up
parties to gobutiu boats iu search
of wreckage, but no rosults are yot
Clark claims to be tho last man
iu tho lost steamer's hold,
in m mm
The campaign against Agulnaldo
Is described in On To Manila.
Toyo Mara Brings Immigrants by tbe
900 More on the Way from Japan Carmar
thenshlre andB ankoku Hani Soon
Seven hundred Japanoso immi
grants, men, women and children,
destined as laborers on tbe sugar
plantations arrived from tbo Ori
ent this morning on tbo S. S. To
This large living cargo is con
signed to the Japan Immigration
Company, in tbo hold of tho ves
sel are 400 tons of general mor
obandiso for Tboo. H. Davies &
Nino hundred more Japanese
wero ready for shipment whon the
Toyo left Yokohama; by this time
thev are on thoir way to these isl
and on the Carmarthenshire aud
The Bankoku Mam will bring
700 of tbo contraot laborers while
the Carmarthenshire will arrive
The Toyo carried bb many
the regulations nllow, and ar
rives with all well on board.
Tho Toyo-Maru loft Yokohama
on tuo 5th and experienced good
weather all tbo way over. She
arrived off the harbor early this
forenoon and waited outside until
it was ascertained by inspection
that all of the 700 passengers wore
free from disease. .
Shortly after noon tho vesBol
steamed up alongside tbo Pacific
Mail wbarf, where sho will imme
diacy prooeed to discharge bor
cargo and take on tbe necessary
Sho will stay hero two or threo
days, and in tho meanwhilo tho
contraot laborers will bo landed
with their personal baggage at the
Tomita is thi captain of the
Toyo, tbo stoamBbip is a Japa
neso vessel and commanded
throughout by Japanese officers
Nothiog was seen of tho lost
Columbia by tbo Japaheee boat
on her approaoh to these islands.
W II BATON'S VIEW OP TUB WAS.
San Franoiaco, August 7. In
spito of the doMut tales or the
troubles of tbe American army in
tbe Philippines and the reports
that tbe Geld officers believe that
tho Government has an ondless
war ahead of it, General Lloyd
Wheaton, in whom every sohlier,
volunteer and regular aliko,
places confidence, believes that
tbe war will come to a speedy
termination in the winter when
the rainy season closes, provided
tbp Government shall havo a
well-equipped army at hand at
The report of an authorized in
torview with the nallant ollicor
has reached this city from Manila.
It is as follows:
"A littlo eneruy on the part of
the army in tuo fall aud winter
will soon cIobo the campaign.
Tho Filipinos cau bo driven off
the inlands if npotfssary if the
Government souds ua tho mou it
promises. The war will end at
tho close of the rainy season.
"Tho American regulars and
volunteora deurvoall tho praise
that has been heaped upon them
Even tho rawest rocruita that havo
been sent here havo, aftor their
first engagemont, showed splendid
courage. Iho.oldor commauds of
regulars havo uono nil that could
bo oskod of men. The volunteers
aro invulnerable, When our new
forcos aro received aud givon a
good idoa ot tho movements or
tho euomy aud their method of
fighting, tho ond of tho lobollion
will bo uoar at hnnd,"
It ia understood that Lcslio
Soolt has beou linked to take n
Hunt in tho bunt of tho Myrtle
Communication From Washington Re
garding Statiments of Consul.
Government Exchanges Land With C. S, Desky
Patslg Cannot Operate a Quarry Hear
Hanwleam HUo H, B.
At a meoting of the Exocutive
Council this forenoon tho princi
pal mattor of business was tbo
reading of a communication from
Washington in regard to Portu
guese laborora destined for the
Islands. Tho communication
states that tbo roports of Mr.
Jones, tho American Consul in
Madoira, wero full of falso stato
moots in regard to the Islands.
Tbo situation was pictured as en
tirely unfavorable for the intend
ing emigrant", as tho Inlands were
under American rule, and had a
territorial form of government.
Their ontranco into the country
would bo illegal in overy p lint.
Consul Jones also wroto tbo
United States Government sotting
down tbe intonding emigrants as
a set of anarchists, and altogether
a bad lot.
Tbe communication goos on to
state that tho Oonsul had boen
corrected by the United 8tates
Government in his misstatements.
Tho matter was roferred
to tho Givernmont horo,
tbe communication having been
received through Speoiil Agent
Sewall. No action has beon taken
in the matter.
Mr. Dole statjd this morning
that-the misstatements of Consul
Jones had created a lot of trouble.
Many of the intending emigrants
bad refused to come ou tho rwpro
touUtiotJS of the Consul and
many more had deserted when the
time to set sail approaohed. In all,
there are but two hundred out of a
much larger number on thoir way
to this port.
Th .nl..nn l
land in Manoa valley with O. S.
Desky for land necessary for street
wideniug was approved.
JLho application of Mr. i'atsig
for a license to quarry stono ou
the leage in tuo JNuuauu gorge
back of tbo Royal Mausoleum was
refused. The government may
want the land iu tho near future.
The Hilo Railway matter came
np for discussion Imt was deferred
as wero a number of other matters,
such as etreot damages along Ala
iriAoaiu nooHB in cominu.
In today's Bulletin is an ad
vertisement itivinu all tbp particu
lars concerning the engagement of
Maugio Moore and H, R, Ui b-rtc,
that i, to begin in this city tomor
row night. "Struck Oil" with Ali-s
Moore as Lizzi Stofol and Mr.
Roberta bb John Stofel is tbe pla
for tht- first uiyht. This is to hr
followed by the amusing after
piece, "Tho Ohiuoi-o Question,"
op-cially written for Mi a Moore.
lickets aro now on sale at the
WhII, Nichols Co.'s store.
Tho appearauoo of the Macgie
Moore company hero is certniuly
a pieco of good fortune for Hono
lulu people. It iB but once iu a
ureat while ouly fhat po iplo of
such exoellenoin their prnfoiou
in Miss Moore nnd Mr. Riburls
make thoir appearano- h-io.
Tho baseball team 00m posed of
employees of E, O. Hall & Son
havo challenged a team mtd up
of toaahors from tho summer
school. Tho gamo takes plnce
tomorrow at 3 p.m., at the lm
ball grounds, AdmisHiou will Iih
(roe. Tho members of the
toucher's toam and thoir posili'iiiH
aro as follows: W. II, Hours 0,
W, K. I-aao 2nd b, W. Crook
1st b, M. K, Malukoa ,'lnl b, N.
Hnopil hs, W, Lahaiua p, h,
Kiiptu rf J, Frultiu o.f,, 1)
Making Great Plans for Representation k
. n.. ' B
Second Largest Appropriation of Any Country
Ycry Thorough Display of Japanese
Productions and Art.
London. August 5. Few coun
tries will be more thoroughly nnd
characteristically reprosoutod at
the Paris Exposition tliuu Japan.
This newcomer among the great
powers does nothing by half, bo
that it is not surprising tint the
Japanese Parliament has made
the second largest grant of public
funds toward tho expenses of tbo
exhibition of nil the 0 mnttiee that
will bo reprosentod. The original
gruut was for '2,200,000 fraues, but
Mr. Hayashi, the Commisiouer
General, finding that this sum
would be insufficient to cover tho
enormous expensva incurrod, did
not ho-dtato to apply for over half
a million more, which Parliament
imraodiately voted without a dis
Throughout Japan the greatest
desire prevails to msko a thor
oughly effective disply. Ovor 5J00
exhibitors have applied for space,
thonuh not more than half of them
will be nhle to put in an appear
ance, owing to the inability of thD
exhibition to graut sufficient room.
Kashtro Salto, asbisiaut cimmis
sinner, says that the exhibit will,
as much as possible, be conliue'd
to lines which are peculiar to Jap
an, or in which buo particularly
excels. Thus furnituril,ifecoatinn,
silk fabrics and other artistic arti
cles will abound. Tbe Japanese
department of mines is preparing
a complotn collection of ail Jap
anese minornls; the department ol
forestry will exhibit a similar col
lection of all native wjiods and
seeds; the fisheries departmont
will exhibit nn aquarium contain
ing specimens of all fresh water
nab, especially eucb as aro pecu
liar to Japan, such as red otrp
and threo tailed fish. Tho collec
tion of art treasures will bo tha
finest ever made.
HAIKIY BVANM 11APPV.
Harry Evans is one of tho
happiest mon in town today. Ho
returned from tbo wreck of the
La Ninfa this morninu and says
that, after payiuu all debti iu
connection with tho transportation,
of tho cargo of rico to Honolulu)
anil the wrpoking of the vo'sel, hft
will have jut tho sum ctili 0.J5
to tho good. Howover.to m.ike that
venture a suceos, good lmd work
was necessary. The weather was
iu faor ot Evans aud fo'tuua
smile ou all baud.
In regard to an item iu another
afternoon piip-r snjiug that nr
money was mudo off the wreck of
the Mokul-lo, Evans stated this
morn in u' that lie. uialu a gooil
The first of the. reini'iir weekly
ineetiugH of tho Kaiiiohainehn
Aluiuui A-sncitliou will bo held
'it Mi uiuiil timo and place fliis
A rune Gitirt chcam or tartar powoc
Hlglie.U Honors, World's Fair
Oold Medal, M'dwlntcr FmU
AtiiIiI HuMiifi I'ntiil t iitutal.iluA
alum, llii-j uru liijnrluiulu btalttt