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Vol. VII. No. 1304.
HONOLULU, H. I., "TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1899.
PttlOB 5 Oentb.
NUISANCE ON FORT STREET
Inexcusable State of Affairs on Principal
REPORT ON THE GALICIANS
IHARH DAYS NUMBERED
A THOUSAND ACRES MORE
J. R. HI6HBY ACQUITTED
CHINA'S QUEER ATTITUDE
nothing Can Yet Be Given Ont For
Unless Court Grants His lotion For
a Hew Trial.
Pioneer Hill Company Preparing for
' ' Next Tear's Sugar Crops.
Jury In Jodge Stanley's Conrt So De
Calls Horses for Americans "Contraband
cides This Horning.
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Busy People Forced To Go Out of Their Way
Obstacles On All Bands Only a
Dozen Hen at Work.
People Wondering on Ibe Whys 'and Where-
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torn A Tan wun b.
On a day like Tuesday when
tbe largest of the island fleet of
Btoamers loaves port for tbo other
islands it 'is vory annoyiag to
peoplo who havo businoss oa Fort
Btreot to bo forced to go out of
their way for even a few feot.
Tbero was more gonnino kick
ing figurately speaking, on the
part of people and aotaally, on tho
part of horses, at the intersection
of Fort and King streets today
and particularly this forenoon,
than has boon uotioed for many a
day. Tbo oauso was the opera
tions of a gang of mon on the
tracks of tho Hawaiian Tramways
Oo. Hern uro tbe facts.
In tho first placo thuro were as
many as twelveT Asiatio laborore
employed in tho work. First
they would work awhile along tho
track from Fort to tho end of
where the digging has been done,
about opposite tbo Wnikiki limit
of tho Arlington grounds. After
working for a little tboro they
would walk slowly to the inter
section of Fort and King to make
Bomo kmd ot a snowing.
King stroot is torn up for about
Bovonty-five foot towards Kapa
lama and carriages wishing to go
to tho wharves must mako a very
sharp turn around on King, drive
seventy-five feet, make another
Bbarp turn over the traok, drive
Beventy five foot hack toward Fort
and then finally turn down Fort.
For pedestrians it is necessary
to bavo a first class guide and an
Alpine stick. To carry eggs is
out of tho question Women bavo
not attempted to oross today.
Tho have preferred to mako the
turns like the carnages.
Tbo sumo contortionist's triok
must be performed if a trip up
Fort streot is dosirod. In the
event of two vehicles going around
the upper corner of Fort and King
streets from opposite direotionB,
"there is a blookado and ono must
go over the pile of rooks and tbe
bare tracks or be bumpodfrom
behind by ono of tbe tramoars.
Tbe laborers are evidently
looking to th'oir interests and try
inc? to nroloncr their iobs for tbov
go through all sorts of unntcessa
ry motions before making a single
stroke with tbe piokaxe or shovel.
With the gang of twelve men it
is very probablo that tbe public
will bo troated to this deligbuul
state of affairs for two or throe
days yot and tbore will really be
snmo incentive to tho use of tbo
oars which are tbe only moving
things that can get over the tracks
with safety to tbe bones and dis
positions of human beings.
When tbo work began a few
days ago tbo situation was better
for croosings over tho tracks were
left. Even these bavo been taken
away now. If a person in a wa
gon outside tho Arlington wishes
to got across tbe stieot, ho has a
choice of driving out King street
for a block in either direction.
Either is aggravating.
Said a portly man in a vory bad
humor this morning: "I never
saw it otherwise with tho Tram
ways Oo. The peoplo at the head
of affairs soora to think that tho
whole community must wait for
their pleasure. A gang of thirty
or forty mon could do the work in
a little while. Yot pooplo muBt
wait two or tbroo times as long.
I really think tbat tbe courts
should bo resorted to iu this nat
ter. It is outrageous that the
Erincipal businoss stroet should
o made impnesablo for such a
longtb of timo and that too when
tbero is not tbo least bit of excuso
m m m
Throe countries are at prosont
laughing over tbo Prodigal Father.
Scaffold Has Been Set Up-Only Thing
Necessary Is toPut.lt In Place -Others
Held at Othn Jail.
The reports of Dr. Peterson on
tbe Gnlician laborers aro still in
tho hands of President Dole and
havo as yet not been brought up
in Executive council. It is un
derstood that tho conteuts of tbejo
reports aro very interesting as
showing the situation of affairs
and contradicting tbe wild reports
of oruelty and the like that bavo
been circulated from timo to time.
Of course these reports cannot
bo socured for publication until
they have been presented to tho
Ministers. The public has been
informed of tbe existence of tbeso
roports, and has wondered why
they have beou kept back so long.
For the information of peoplo in
terested, and by way of setting
forth tbo exact truth, poople have
wondered why these reports were
not pnbli'ihod immediately after
the arrival home from Kauai of
Among tho peoplo most anxious
about tbo matter is J F. Hack-
felil, German Consul, who is now
on Tantalus. While he was pre
sented with a copy of tbo first re
port, early in the year and after
the first trouble with the Qalioiaus
at OhIiu plantation, he has not yot
seen a copy ot the second report
and wonders why.
E. Snbr, who is acting for
Consul Hackfeld during his ab
sence from business was seen this
"Yen," said Mr. Suhr, "wo are
anxious that the reports ,bo pub
lisbed and can nee no reason
why they should bo held
back. Wn have a copyot Dr. ire
trrson's first report but 'cannot
give it ont for publication since it
is a consular matter and a request
has been made by tbo govornment
that it bo not given out for public
ation. "Do you not think you ate in a
position to demand, a copy of tbo
last report for1 publication Mr.
Suhr?" was askod.
"I do bolieve that we aro in
jastBucha position andfutther
niore, I believe that is just What
wo will do if tho matter is not
actod on in the very near futuro
and a copy furnished us. I can
see no reason why tho reports
should not be published in toto.
We certainly want them publish
ed but our bands aro tired."
ni'N OVKIt AND INJUKICD.
Improvements Rapidly Progressing Output
Will Soon Reach 2200 Bags a Day Purser
Slmerson Talks With Manager.
Ibara, the Japanese who was'
sentenced to death for tbo murder
of a Obinaman in an attack of
Japanese on tho Ohinoso camp at
the Kahuku plantation will hang
between tbo hours of 8 and 9
o'clock on Monday morning, Aug
ust 23 unloss the Court interferes
in tbo meantime by granting tbe
appeal of A. G. M. Robertson, at
torney for tho defendant, for a
new trial. x
Tbo jail authorities bavo been
making preparations for tbe event.
The soaffold used in tbo hanging
of Kapea f r the murdor of Dr.
Smith of Kauai will bo used. It
ban nlreadv been set un outside
to see if it is in good working
Tbe three wiros will be used as
in the case of Kapea and tbreo
Guards will push tho buttons bo
that no, ono will kuow who eont
tbe Japanoso to his death.
Twice a week a Japanese priest
calls at the j ill and closets him
eolf with Ibara. Tho fellow seems
to be rosigued to his fate but is
hopeful that the Court will be
heard from before the-28th.
Then are uow two otbors hold for
mur.lor at Oahu jail waiting trial.
Ouo is Kan hi, tbe man charged
with murdering his wife iu Ko
hula. The other is Dtogni Mar-
cello, the mau charged with the
murder of Biasi. Kaubi will bo
tried On' Hawaii and Marcollo in
A Japanese also obarged with
murder in the first degreo is at
Kanooho awaiting trial.
Liquor Case This Afternoon Jas. A. Thompson
Appointed Master Walalua
As the result of a collision bo
tweeu n brake and a bioyalo this
morning Mrs. Goavor of tbo Ka
piolani "Park grocery is at tho
Queou's hospital, paiufully iu
Shortly after 9 o'clock hIio was
on her way to her placo of bui
noes when just by tho Paoifio Ten
nis Court her wheel slipped into
tho mud, tho ridor falling io tho
grouud, and a brake, driren by a
young Portuguese boy ran over
tho prostrate woman. Sho was
picked up by Dr.Siuolair and taken
to bis otiioo where an examination
showed bad braises of tbo shoul
ders, a out scalp and bruised
wrist. A wheol of tho brake
passed over tho body or also tho
horse stopped on her. This may
have caused internal iujurios
whioh aro liable to bo serious.
Tbe injured woman was taken to
tbo Queon's hospital. The boy
driver Btoppod to inquire the ex
tent of the injuries and loft his
name at tho Polico Station,
A bytdandor eays it was
carolesaneus on the part of
boy, who was driving slowly,
Folic Court Note.
In the Polico Oourt this fore
noon the following cases were
disposed of: A. Sbaofer, laroony
in tbo sooond degreo, continued
nntil moved on; Mary Marks,
profanity, August 23; A. L. Porry
oommou nuisance, reprimanded
and discharged; Maka, deserting
contract service, ordered to return;
Puhi, loaving baok uutied, repri
manded and discharged; D. Ioela,
disturbing tho quiet of the night,
$2 and costs; Obing Mow', larceny
in tbe second degree, August li.
Alliance Wlh England.
Houston (Tox.), July 28. Con
gressman J. W. Bailey today
said: "I am fully p-rBuaded that
tho National Administration has
entered into a full and complete
agreomont for an alliance between
Groat Britain and tbe United
States. This alliance, in my
opinion, is to be b th defensive
and offensive. I think tho reason
it has not been published to tbo
world is that for politiual lessons
tho President is afraid to do so."
When tho steamer Kauai was at
Lahaina ou her last trip to Maui,
Parser Simerson had a conversa
tion with Manager Kruso of tho
Pioneer Mill Oo., Ltd., in which
the manager spoke ot tho many
improvomonts rapidly progressing
on the plantation.
In tho first place tbo steam
plows and a large gang of men
have recently startod to prepare
over a thousand now acres for tho
planting of next year's sugar crop.
This land has nevor been used to
grow cane before, but it is as gord
for the 'purposo as could bo de
sired and can bo very roadily sup
plied with an abuudanco of water.
At presont tbo Pioneer Mill is
not grinding steadily, hut this is
on account of alterations and tho
addition of six now centrifugal
machines whioh wore taken to La
hatha by tbo Kauai on her last
run to that port. Sevonteon con -trifdgals
aro at prosont in com
mis'sion at the mill, and when the
other six aro in working order it
is estimated that tho output of the
Pionoer Mill will amount to
twonty-two hundrod bags of sugar
It is only a matter of a few days
before the now machinery will bo
in dperation and tbe above largo
amount bo produced.
Work haB been commenced ou
the-' now Kaanapali landing, tho
rocks are being broken up and
leveled off and a substantial wharf
will bo constructed, enabling
steamers to load and unload along
side thus saving much timo.
Large buildings aro being
erected on the plantation; 5 houses
for tbe laborers, new oottages for
lunas, sheds, stables and other
buildings and improvomonts ren
dered necessary by tho gront in
crease in tho business of tbe
May lead to Serious Compilations -United
States to Vigorously Protest
J. R. Higbby charged with as
sault and battory was this morn
ing acqnittod in Judgo Stanley's
court by a jury. After hearing
argumont the jury rotirod at 10:15
and roturned to Oourt shortly
afterward to hear road tho testi
mony of defendant which was
done. Aftor deliberating fifteen
minutes thoy roturned with tboir
verdict. The defendant was dis
charged. Paul Nouman and E.
P. Dolo wero attorneys for the
prosecution and Ohas. Oreightou
The defendants iu tbo case of
O. E. Williams vs. Ruth Horn
aud Geo. D. Gear havo moved
to have tho appeal dismissed. The
motion will be presonted for argu
ment on tbe 23rd inst.
The answer of Albert Horner
ono of tbo defendants in tho suit
of Makaio has boon filod.
Jas. A. Thompson, ha boen ap
pointed mastor in tho Keahenn-
kani Naholowaa vs. E. H. F. Wol
ters. The suit is ou a bill for
accounting and cancellation of
mortgBgo. Tho following jury
men wero impannelled to try
tbo caso of tho Republic of Hawaii
vs. iiorges charged with soiling
liquor without a license. P. EI.
Burnetto, Ohas. Weight, A. J
Campbell, T. J. King. C. Pfoiffer,
A. F. Oooke, E. D. Tonny, Jas.
Steiner, O. B. Huston, F..W. Mo .
Oliesuey, LrO.'SingorTT. 13.
W. A. Bowen was on tbo stand
on tbe Waialua Stock caso today.
He testified regarding the manner
of making stock transfers by
CATTLE AND THE FORESTS
When tbe Kauai.left Kaanapali,
3200 bags of sugar wero awaiting
A quadruplo effect for the mill
will be plaoed in tbe near future.
Threo thousand acres aro at tho
present time bearing cane, while
two thousand more are iu course
of cultivation; 14.00 laborers aro
employed and things are booming
PIlODIQAI. FATUER TO-NlUIIT.
just au acoidout and unavoidable.
Get a complete history of Philip
Council of Mat.
Tho mooting of tho Council of
Stato, set for tomorrow forenoon,
is solely for the consideration of
the petitions of six or soven
prisoners at Oabu jail to bo par
doned. . Among tho number is
Georgo H. Rnttman of Hiln who
was in oouferenco with President
Dole this forenoon. Tbo prisoner
was allowod to don "citizens'
clothes and was attended by one
of tbe prison guards.
Got Threo Month,
In tbe Polioa Court this foro
noon, Mikaolo Paulo, a native lad,
was sentenced to threo months'
imprisonmont at hard labor ou
tho obargu of larceny in tho seo
ond degreo, l'aulo is tho boy who
stole a whool the other night,
found it was punotured and thou
onohanged it for another wheol
outsiho of tho Orphoum.
Theater goora aro promised
somothing raro and funny tonight
at tho Opera House. There in
every promise that a crowded
house will greet tbe sooond per
formance of the Maggie Moore
H. It. Roberts Company. Tn
night's play is a genuine fa.-ofl
comedy, a piece that has been n
great success throughout Englhud,
America and Australia and played
for GOO consccutivo nights in tbe
Strand Theatre, London. Id"nti
cally tho same oast as assisted in
tbo phonomenal twelve weeks run
in Sydney will appear tonight.
lleli t. Franca.
Papers havo boon served in tho
caBO of M. A. P. Rois vs. A. F.
Franca, assumpsit, tho amount
claimed by complainant being
$599.74. Tba following will be
sold at auction to satisfy the
olaims of the complainant: 5 2-10
acres on Quoen street, lcaso for
25 yoars at $350; portion L. O. A ,
077, lots 7 nud 8, South and Queou
stroots, 11,809 squaro feet; Ohas
rhlllips to Li. U. Ablos, at-sign
mont of loaso, date of June 4,
1891, consideration of if 0(10; L. O.
Abies to A. F, Franca, alignment
of lease, date of April 8, 1897,
Ono of tbo Commissioners of
Agriculturo who wont down tho
road a few days ago in tbo interest
of tho Board, returned tbiB fore
noon after having made a careful
investigation of forests from Kaena
Point to Kabana Valley. Speak
ing of tbo trip tbo Commissioner
"I was in Hauula tho otbor day
when the fire took placo. This
was duo to the carolossnoss of
some natives, who woro arreted
later aud tried at Huuula. They
pladod guilty, but fcntunco was
suspended. It appears that thoy
sot tire to tbe lantaua to burn it
off in order to give the stuck a
chance to feed. The flames got
beyond thoir control aud spread
to valuable vogetation.
"Aftor leaving Hauula I wont to
Kabana Valloy, aud iouud that an
enterprising rancher bad allowed
a Io' of oattlq to ruu loose there, to
the gnat damage ot tho forests.;!
"if this kind of thinu is not
e topped tho freU will bn de
stroyed. I shall recommend to
the Board of Agriculture that
something bo dono to cotnpol
nuohors and tbo liko to desist
from tho praotico of letting stock
loosn whero forests abound,
"Kabana valley is uot the only
placo whero this was noticeable.
I saw marks of tbo ravaues of
uattlo all the way from Kaena
"By tho way, I would liko to
mention tho Mormon settlement
at Laio. Tho forests thoro are
beautiful and this is all duo to the
fact that they bavo but few oattlo."
Tho Commissioner will uiaki
his roport at tho next mooting of
New York, August 8. A special
to tho Herald from Washington
Somo uneasiness prevails in
military circles relative ti tho at
titndo of Ohina with respect to
the Filipinos as tho result of her
refusal to permit the shipment of
horBra purohnsrd by nponts of
General Otis to Manila on tbo
ground that thoy are "contra
band of war."
While tho Peking Government
has not formally recognised lho
belligerency (f Aguumldo and bis"
follow ors, her announcement that
horse are "contraband" in regard
ed as daugeroutly near such
recognition. Otlicials interpret
her action to meau that China
holds that this Govornment, in
stead of being iiagd in tho
suppression of nu insurrection, is
involved iu a war an I tint goods
purchased by it iu her umpire for
4hu uso of llio Amoricau annv is
oonsequeully contraband. This
Government has taken no diplo
matic notice of Ohiua's declara
tion that hordes are contraband.
L'ho TJnitod States would vigor
ously protost against recognition
of the belliuorency of the Fili
pino and for Homo time, the au
thoritio havo been satisfied that
there was uo danger of any of the
foreign states gr.intiug bucu reo-
" Repm3VTocoivod"liere 'li&ve
shown tbe desperate efforts made
by the iMlipiuos to secure recog
nition of Aguinaldo's government
thoy having gnno so far as to re
fueo to permit the releasoof Span
ish prisoners unless Spain first
recogniZ'-d tbo belligereucy.
Because of the great change
which would occur iu tho status ol
tho Filipinos by recognition of
their bolligerency by any nation,
and tbe consequent embarrass
ment to tbo United States, this
Govornmont is doing everything
possible to preveut. It is helievq
ed tbeso efforts will bo successful
at least until tbe result of tho next
campaign is apparent.
Should tho dry season ond with
tho insurgents still in the field,
tbe difficulty of preventing foreign
recognition will be materially in
creased. In somo quarlora there is a dis
position to belioro that Ohina has
been stirred up to her extraor
dinary action by Europan iuter-
osts, but sho is regarded as alto
gether too friendly to the United
States to formally recognize tho
M'rll Kriu llllo.
A writ from Hilo in the cue of
J. G. Serrno vs. Anton de Coute.
assumpsit has arrived aud the
papers have beon served The
oliiin iu for S189 74, the complain
ant nveriiig that Mio p oh rty of
tho d-ft!tidant is bo'nir snereipd.
rune cnArr. crim or ?&hth rowou
Dewey, the man,
On To Manila.
is depicted in
Highest Honors, World's Fat
Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair
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