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" On to Manila "
A Complete History of the Campaign in the Philippines.
Vol. VII. No. 1307.,
HONOLULU, H. I., FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1899.
Pkior 5 Gents.
EXPERIMENTS WITH CANE
"Wizard" Burbanfc to Work In In
' teiests of Hawaii.
WIHJert to Develop Larger Cane" With
Large Saccharine Qualities -Intended to
Corpe to Hawaii.
HONOLULU PEOPLE ABROAD
What They Are Doing and Where They
Some Baind lor Etirops Others Who Find
States Good Euoush Some Seek
' -lug 'Pleasure.
Santa Robs, August 10. Luth
er Burbank of Hub city, known all
. i . it
over tne world as tuo "wizra or
horticulture," on account of his
wondoiful evolntions in the voge
tablo kingdom, promises an evolu
Hon in sugar onltnro, which at
prosont is stirring thu planters of
the Hawaiian Islands. In the
Hawaiian Islands thore are two
favored varieties of sugar cano a
Bmall variety, which' grows all the
way from six to ten ti;ut in hoight,
ana is about one inch in diameter
and contains from twenty to
twenty-six per cent of sugar; the
other variety attains a height of
from twenty-five to thirty feet,
with a diameter of two inches, and
contains only about ten per cent
The planters in the islands are
desirous of having a larger caue
which will contain the same per
coulage of sugar as the small
cano. They have approached Mr.
Burbank in the matter, and he
has undertaken the work. When
seen today by "Tho Examiner"
correspondent, Mr. Burbank said
thoro was no doubt at all th-tt
such a cane could be produced ih
dcsiied, although it would tako
..yeara. to bring it la-perfection.
j namely, to contain the same per
' cootaue of euor as the small cane.
Mr. Burbank had ptirposod visit
iug the islands this fall, for the
purpose of rcsearoh, but the ouor.
mous amount of work ho has on
hand will prevent him. The
seeds, however, will bo sent him
from the islands in September,
and he will propagate them at bis
experimental grnuuds here. In
order to do this be is now making
arrangements to have a boiler anil
appliances put in mm of his largo
greonhouses, so that the seeds can
bo sown and nourished iu tropi
Mr. Burbank says that so far
Very little experimenting has been
dono with tropical plants. He
will visit the islands next sum
Another important branch of
evolution in plant life is being
considered by the wiztrd, which
may mean a complete revolution
in coffee production. Coffee plan
tors in several parts of the world
have mado propositions to Mr.
Burbauk to propagate a plant
r . which will yield a purer ooffm
. L What is most needed, says Mr.
Burbank, is a richer flavor and a
better quality of ooffoe. He lia
recoived many requests to under
take the work and will probably
visit Vera Cruz and Central Amo
rica to solect his own seeds. He
Will also experiment with India
Mr. Bur bunk's wondorful
achievements in the past iu the
oreations of fruits, vegetables,
flowers, trees, shrubs, etc., are
sufficient guaranteo that iu the
evolution of sugar and coff.io cul
ture he will be just as sncoustiful.
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Ilnll, Kanno and Kka,
CaptainB Holi, Eanao and Ko
kni wont to the Iwilei range yos
torday afternoon for the purpose
of examining a targot. Arriving at
the waahhouso they detected tlio
smell of opium. Iu room No. 5 on
the Ewa side wore four or five
Chinamen smoking away at a
i great rate. The officers mado a
rush and arrestod thoir mou. This
woruiug, two of the number
pleaded guilty and wore Quod $50
and costs eaoh. Tho captains got
Homothing ovor 810 apiece.
STRANGE DEATH AT' IAKA0
Chinaman, Being Raided By Police,
Drowns in a Ditch.
Brother of the Victim Charges Halite Officers
With Murder Attorjej iunhreys and
Dr. Carter vTe'..
A Honolulu young man who re
ontly returned from the States,
leaving San FraooUcT on the 19th
inBt. tell of various Island people
he camo across or herd of during
John Sopor left San Francisco
for the ea-tt on business, August
12 or 13 He will tnako a flying
trip, returning to Honolulu as
soon as possible.
Messrs. Georg Angus and Lil
lie of T. H. Davies & 0 i. have
already gone to New York on
Misses Rkoda and C'trrie
Greene wore visiting in San Fran
cisco. The Mouaua hotel is their
HARBOR'S DAINTIEST GRAFT
Macr&rlanes's Tacht La Paloma Arrives
fran San Francisco.
Experienced Hmtj Weather Becalmed Four
.Men Her Crew A Fast Yeesel Cabins ,
t Work of Art.
Success Still Crowns the Efforts cf
the Celebrated Players.
J. A. Hooper aud wife and Ro
bert Lowers aud wife wi'h .Wil
liam Lew -re wore at the Occi
dental It is uuderritnod tliat Wil
liam Lnv-'rs is thinking about re
turning to the stage.
Jh n Ca'iipbell of Hoaeao was
at tho Occidental.
The Wideminus wero all at the
Dr. Herbert was in 8an Fran
cisco. He had b-en to Italy to
see Ins mother and from there,
hid traveled to various prts of
Europe - Thodooior oxpoota to bo
back b for" lone.
Willie Wilder is still working
in the Hawaiian Consulate.
Tom aud Arthur Wall wtth their
sister IIi were at the Occidental.
They will bv home iu the Austra
lia of S-pteinber 25
Henry Gr"-ne, former collector
for the Pooplo Ice Co. was up in
Seattle on a vacation. It was his
intention to vinit Oregon.
Senator Lyman of Hilo was
visiting with relatives in Chicago.
On his way homo in the near fu
tuto ho w II stop at Akron, la., to
visit his daughter.
Win. Forbes who is off on a
vacation, was in San Francisco.
8ymour Hall and Harry Klue
gel wero iu the city. The former
is attending the university and
the latter is at another educational
H. P. Eakin was in San Fran
cisco. It was his intention to go
to some watering place in Califor
nia to spend the romaiuder of his
Irene Brown was still in San
J. T Lund, the bioyclo repairer
who had n shop on Fort street
fomo time ago, was working iu
John Carter is cashier in a bank
in Seattle. Ho is doing very well.
Louis Marshal was just out of
the hospital aftor quito a siego of
Mrs. T Hobron has taken a
cp tage in Oakland. Others liv
ing in Oakland ara Mrs, A. B.
Wood and Mrs. Oorbett.
Mrs. W. D. Alexander was stop
ping in Berkeley with her son
Arthur who is a professor at that
Win. Alexander was in San
Francisco on a vacation.
Goo. Kaiser was about to start
for the east on business,
Mary Alexandor was about to
start for Europo with friends, ex
pecting to bt away about a year.
Dounl Ross 'and W. Buchanan
were spending a delightful vaoa
tion iu San Francisco.
Postmaster General J. M. Oat
was iu San Frauoisco on business
and pleasuro bent. Ho will be
back in tho next China.
A birdseye view of the region
about Manila.. It is given In On To
Judge Wilcox was eubpoouacd
at 0 o'clock this foronoon in tho
Fitzpatrick case. It was therefore
necessary for tho Judgo to dis
continue tho aossion of tho Police
Court until an hour later,
A crbo of death at Makoo, Koo
lauloa, under rather peouliar cir
cumstances, has just come to light.
Attorney A. S. Humphreys who
returned from tho place three or
four days ago tells the following
''I went down the road to Hau
ula Sunday to appear in a case
in which Dr. A. B. Cartor was in
terested. When this was finished
I was approached by a Chinaman
who whhod to retain mo in what
he said was a murder caso.
"Through Judge ltatbbum, act
ing as interpreter, the Chinaman
stated that his brother's houso at
Makao, near tho residence of Dr.
Carter, had been raided last Sat
urday night by polico officers in
soarch of opium.
"The brother bad appeared on
tho sceno and, seeing the officers,
started to ruu. hie was pursued
by ono of tho natives, overtaken
and struck across the forehead
with a olub. Tho blow stunned
him and, falling into a ditch hard
by, he was drowned.
''The Chinaman .was unable to
pay the fee I anked and that en
ded my connection with the case
in a professional way.
"Whilo at Dr. Carter's place
afterwards thu same Chinaman
appeared and askod us to go to
the houso where tho corpse lay.
This we did. Evidently' death
bad come fully 48 hours before.
Tho body was swollou and thore
was every indication that death,
had como by moans of suffo
"Thore wa? au ahraisiou on the
left oar and across the right eye.
From the color, these wore post
mortem. Thore was, howovor, a
contusion on tho loft sido of tho
forehead whiob Dr. Carter said
was caused by n blunt instrument
of some kind. This must have
renderod the Chinaman uncon-soious."
"An Hawaiian livincr near bv
and supposed to know something
about the caso, was called in. All
ho knew was that at about mid
night Saturday night some people
had run by outside. Tho langu
age used was Hawaiian and the
people evidently greatly excited.
Ho could not distinguish what
was being said.
"While riding by tho placo
Monday morning ho had discover
ed tho dead Chinaman in the
ditch. It was further learned by
us that tho complaining China
man had based his statement ou
hearsay. After sifting the raattor
as completely as I cuuld I came to
tho conclusion there was uo evi
dence which would jiutify the ar
rost of anyone on the charge of
having murdered the Chinaman
aud gave this as ray opinion to
tho man who had sought to retain
"Tho Chinamen in tho district
are very much excited over tho
matter. Sinco my return soveral
leading Chinose merchants huvo
Bought to retain mo to proceed
with the arrost of the native polico
otficer on tho charge of murder.
I declined to occpt retainer, foil
ing it would bo an outrage to
arrest tho policoman in question
upon the ovidenoo ot baud."
At tho Coroner's inquest tho
evidonoe was brought out that the
Chinamau jumped out of a window
whilo a raid wiib iu progress, and,
falling into the ditch, wasdrowned.
Tho verdict was accidontal death.
When La Paloma sailed grace
fully from tho Goldon Gato bound
on her v6yago to Honolulu, all
the yachts and pleasuro craft in
"Fortj-Nlne" Captures the House-Haggle
Moore Popular With All H. R. Roberts
Surprises and Amuses.
THEY BUY ANOTHER RANCH
Gear, Lansing & Co. Parchise tho
Enos Cattle Ranch.
Combined With Yciirfi Hie Raccb Hike? a Fine
Properly - Deal Closid by Mr. Lac
sing at Walluku.
On To Manila, a complete his
tory of the Philippine campaign is
luiniMed Inclusively by the UtlLLU-TIN.
tho harbor saluted and she return
ed tho courtesy with many salutes
from her little brass signal gun.
It was. half past two in tbo
aftornoon'J of Thursday, Aug. 3
when La Paloma got away from
San Francisco with all sail sot,
her colors flying and four men
composing her entire company.
Captain, Archibald MaoPhail
wbb in command assisted by his
first officer, William H. Harold.
The culinary department was in
charge of an Hawaiian, Harry
Kia, while ..Willie Payne wus tho
Captain MaoPhail is tho first
officer of tho Andrew Woloh which
left tho CoaBt six hours ahead of
the little yacht, ho will return to
San Francisco with tho Andrew
Woloh from this port.
La Paloma passed tho Wolch as
she was just clearing tbo harbor
and reports bor heavily loaded
and down by tho head.
Tho voyage down was inuoh
longer than was oxpeotod on ac
count of alternate hoavy weather
nd iienu calms. .La Paloma is
not built for rough sailing and
carries a lengthy boom for so small
a vessel, she is also a lofty craft
and it was impossible to carry
muoh sail in tbo woather expe
rienced as there would have been
considerable dangor of being
conditions, however, tho seaworthy
littlo boat did not tako a drop ot
wator aboard, and rodo tbo sons
like a cork. She has 9 tons of
iron in hor koel and carries be
sides nearly 15 tons of pig-iron
ballast; it can readily bo soon
how risky it would bs to crowd on
more sail than sho could just got
For throe days La Paloma was
becalmed off tno Farallnno Islands
and for four days not a broath of
wind stirred her canvas in mid
ocean. Onco or twice sho hove to
under a double reef in her fore
sail on account of the heavy
A British bark heading for the
Coast was sighted, but hor name
could not bo ascertained.
La Paloma is 43 foet loner, 14
feet 7 inches beam, and G feet
depth of hold. Sho is fitted out
regardless of expense, and houstH
davits on either Hido for small
boats. Tho greatest distance cov
ored in ono day, coming down,
was '248 miles; undor favoiailn
conditions tho yacht can make 15
knots iu tho hour.
Hor cabins are most beautifully
and artistically outfitted and ar
ranged. They aro fitted out iu
California redwood veneering; and
doliotte carviiig, bnndsomo inir
rors, costly tapehtnVs, Grociau
skylights, highly. polished bras
work, cut gloss and ohoico obina
woro, oil help to impress one
dooply with tho general msgnifi
ceuco and luxury of tho littlo tloat
Mrs. Maufarlane went aboard
La Polomo soon, aftor hor arrival,
and is charmod with tho elegantly
furnished aud fast sailing pleasure
ornft. Mr. Mocfurlauo went
aboard later in tiro day.
It. I). Tinnty Nubpormird,
E. D. Tonuey was this morning
subpoenaed in tbo Woialuacase
and ordered to tako with him to
tho Circuit Court a ronort by W.
J. Lowrie on certain Woiolua pro
perty anil oIho a lottor from W, .1,
Lowrie about uaiiu for the said
The Maggio Moore-H. R.Roberts
Company of celebratod players
entertained everybody at tho Opro
Houso last night with their master
ly presentation of tho famous old
California play, "Forty-nine."
This vivid romance of the "dig
gin's" in the Goldon West fifty
years ago, brought out n lot of
very amusing characters and good
.cting. Tho audiouce was kopt in
a state of oxpectaucy and deep at
tention from tho rise to tho foil of
Maggie More played "Carrots,"
an unsophisticated young lady
brought up among the miner?, to
ojperfection that delighted nil.
Hot natural vim and splendid
voice, to say nothing of her in
itnitoble characterizations and
catchy manners, won her the favor
and sympathy of an appreciative
In tbo sparkling songs of the
pteco she excelled, aud brought
down tho houso in her rendition
of "Becauso I Love TJou." Mnn
times did tho popular star gener
ously respond to tho encores of
her admirers, aud the applause
with which sho was rowanloil after
each success spoke volumes for the
estimation in which tliTgr-M
actress is held by tho theater-going
public of Honolulu.
H. R. Roberts as the "Bedrock
Gpnoral" showed an ability most
onviablo. As the over-thirsty
minor, his acting loft littlo r no
room for improvement. His ver
satility is remarkable, and people
no soonor witness one of his im
personations before they aro im
patiently awaiting his next.
The strong support wero po ex
cellent generally that it is difficult
to pass upon tho membors indi
vidually. To morrow two performances
will be uiven, o matinee and even
ing rendition ot "Hans, tho Boat
man." This is a musical comedy
by Clay M. Groone, and the rights
aro held by Mr. H. R. Roberts
from Mr. Charles Arnold. Twen
ty children are specially trained.
Wailnkn, Maui, Aug. 23. T. F.
Lansing, of tho linn ot Gt-ar,
Landing it Co., Honolulu,, was in
Wailuku this forenoon au 1 it is
learnpd that h sneccded iu pur
chasing fi.r bin firm the largo cat
tle ranch of A. Enos & Co. on
This, it is sail, tether with
the Young Hoe rnnch purchased
by Gonr, Lansing ifc Co somo
months ago will mako ono of the
finest and most pro luctivo cattle
ranches iu the islauds.
Mr. Lansing loft this afternoon
for the island of Lauai to look
over the progrcBB of tiie work on
tho Mauuolei pi miction.
Mr Gear, of tho firm of Gear,
Lnusing it Co, was so n coiieern
ing till purchiiso toilay nnil stat
ed that he believed Mr. LiUHiug
had closed tho dent. , Mr Gear,
howivor, rofusod tu give any
CUSTOM HOUSE FIGURES
Wright's Villa has boon incor
porated, tho now company to bo
called tb j Waikiki Beach Co., Ltd.
Tho capital stock is $20,000, par
vnluo of shares $100.
!iiunlMlon-r( "f I!tuctln.
Dr. Maxwell of tho Experiment
Station is expected back from Ha
waii in tbo Oloudino Saturday
night On tho following Thurs
day a meetiug of the Commission
ers of Education will be held to
transact some important business
that has como up. Dr. Maxwell
will make tho extra Onminissiout-r
neoesBiiry to a quorum.
Maunaliia, Urati Claudlne.
Tho steamer Noeau brings tho
ni'ws that the M&una Loo which
left Honolulu forty minutes be
hind the Cloudine on Tuesday
but, got into Lohaiua one h mr
aud twenty minutes ahead ot the
latter boat, aftor having touched
at a port iu Molokai.
To lis InynllgHtrrt.
Four boys wero arrested this
morning by Captain W, L. Bow
ors for investigation. It is believ
ed that thoy aro tho young fellows
who havn boeu stealing toys and
thu like from E. W. Jordan's
slum. Tho caso will como up tu
At a recent meeting of tho Exo
cntivo Council Minister Dtiuon
read tb)) following pnnnunica-
ion from Co'lector General ol
diatoms, Rielmr.l Ivert:
Honolulu, II. I.,
August 2'2d, 1899.
Hon. S. M. Damon,
Minister of Fiuanco.
In reference to your communi
cation of the 23th, alt., request
ing certain Htatistical figures from
ibid bnroau, I now beg to submit
the following data:
Duties collected uoon raerclmn
Iho from tho Uuited Sates
betwoeu .Augunt 12 b, 1898 and
August 12th, 1809, 8109.931.77.
Duties collected upon American
rpirits during samo period, $88,
20C.C2. Value of invoicos from U. S.
free by t rooty, even datos, $7,917,
Valtio of invoices from U. S.
freo bv Civil Code, oven dates,
1 have tho honor to be, sirt
Your moHt roHpeotfoJIy,
(Signed) RioHAito Ivtuia,
Collector General of Customs.
Annllirr lllryclu Ntnlett.
David Koii is tbo latost victim
of bicycle thieves, A niht or
two ago he loft his whoel standing
outside o friend's honsi and went
in. The lamp won burning
brightly. When ho wont out about
twenty minutes later tho wheel
wiirl'oiui. The muuh'i' and des
cription of the who-l has been
lift at tho pli ;e station
Although th-ro have been a
number of convictions of bicycle
thieves of lain there seems to bo
no diniMioti m in tho epidemio
that has st' nek Ilnnlu'n.
A PURE CnlC CREAM or TARTAR POWOU
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dold Medal, Midwinter Pali
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