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Vol. VII.i No. 1308.
OPIUM IN HIS POSSESSION
Michael McCann of Barkentlne Planter
Areata This Horning.
Haj Fire Tins Io His Pockets Would Not Say
a Word Captoro Hade by
Michael MoCann, socond-mato
oE the, barkentine Plantar, is look
ed up at tbo polico elation on tbo
obnrgn of unlawful possession of
MoCann attempted to got ashore
from bis vessel while lying at
Brewer's wharf but Guard Kanuu
had bis eyes open and, notioing
cortnin suspicious actions on tbo
part of the sailor, followed and
soarchod him. In his pookot wero
found fivotins of California opium
wrapped in ordinary paper.
MoOauu did not say a word but
walkod along with tho guard to
the" boat landing. Inspector Drum
mond was sent for and. in a few
. minutes, hid his mau on the way
' to tho police station.
Tbo arrest of MoOann goes to
show bow watobful tho Custom
H iiiso officers aro at tbo present
time Tbo foroe now under control
of Port Surveyor Stratomeyor baa
been brought to a state of efficieu
cy that has never been exoelled.
The inspectors are willing to do
their duty in thn best way they
kuow how because they have a
just man at tho head oE affairs.
Th guards aro over watchful be
cause tbo inspectors troat them
lik) meu and iu plaoe of ordering
with gfuft voicoa, suggest what
should be done.
After Inspstor Drummond re
turned to the Planter ho and a
couple of guards mado a complote
search oE the vessel. Far up for
ward they found ton more tins
hiddeu in the vioinity of the chain
locker. This is the plaoe from
which McOaun cimo wbon ho
mado the attempt to get away from
"IIANH. THIS HO ATM AN."
Today thore will be two per
formances of tho lively comedy
"Haas, the Boatman" at tbo Opera
House, a matineo and the ovenipg
'Miss Maggie Moore will play
"Jetlio," while H. R. BobertB will
take tbo part of "Hans Beckel."
A great many ohildren have boon
rehearsing for tbelr part of the
Songs and dances, original and
delightful, will bo introduced, in
cluding "Pleasures Await You,
My B.y," "Gee Up," "Spirit ot
th Lake," "Blind Man's Buff"
and others as entrancing.
M.VIllNli'S 7IUDAL.OF HONOII.
Washington, Aug. 17. Tho
Navy Department has issued a
g-Mioral order awarding a medal
oE honor to Corporal MaoNeal, of
tho Marino Corps, for gallantry
on boaid tbo Brooklyn during the
fight with Gervera's fleet. During
the heaviest fire of the notion Cor.
poral MaoNaol climbed out on a
six pouuder gun under tho foro
ensile and cleared it of a jammed
shell after several other privntos
Bio do Janeiro, August 17. -It
is declared by well informed
persons, in spito of official denials,
that tbo object oE the allianoe of
the three ropublics is to couutor7
balauco tho iulluenoo of tho
Fatal I'fti-ryboM Accident.
Washington, Iud., August 17.
A carriage containing six persons
was proolpltatod into Whito river
last night as it was being driven
uhouui u ferry boat, ft mi all wore
m 9 m
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12 PAGES HONOLULU, H. I., 8ATUEDAY, AUGUST 26, 1899.
THE TRAMWAYS FOR GUAM
Mr. Bell Writes There is a Great Open
ing for Old Cars.
Fineen Americans Had. a Red Hot Fourth
'.Horses, Plows, Hoes, Rakes are f
A market has boon opened for
tho cars and tracks of tho Ha
waiian Tramways whon it gots
ready to soil ont.
D. Boll who went to Guam
sometime ago haB written to F. J.
Gross of this city detailing tho
opportunities for tramcar transit
in tbo new island possession of
tbo Uaited States. Bell says
Agana, whero he is located is five
or more miles from the harbor,
and the only means of hauling
freight and passongors to and
from tho landing place is tho
bullock carts. "A tram line
would pay well" says Mr. Bell
and ho asks that one or two oars
of tho Tramways Company be
sent to him as ho anticipates that
by this time "tbo rolling stock
can be bought cheap."
Horses cannot bo had in Guam
Eor lovo or tnonoy and Spanish
refugees going to tbo Lndrono
islands state that horses cost an
enormous figure in Manila at
present. Horses iu Hawaii are
cheap and Boll guarantees a
handsome profit Eor tbo man who
sends tho first vessel load oE Ha
waiian horses to Guam. Tram-
cars, rails una horses aro pro
mised groat profits.
It is also stated in tbo letter that
"nuotlH-r party" ia to write to
Honolulu on tho same matter.
thus indicating that the rapid
transit problem is stirring the
publio mind oE Aaana. Shortage
of modern implements is evi
denced by Bell's remark that he
has bought a nice pieos oE land
but ho will not attempt to cultivate
it until he can get "An American
plow, rako and hoo." Whether
tboro aro bpanish plows, hoes and
rakes in the island ho does not
Tho postscript is interesting:
"Fifteen Americans hero now and
wo had a red hot Fourth oE July."
They All Pleaded Guilty.
The four boys arrested yester
day on tho charge of stealing
toys from E. W. Jordan's
store, appeared iu tho Polico
court this forenoon before Judg
Wilcox. They all pleaded guilty
to tho charge. One was allowed
to go free, two hnd sentenon sus
pended for tho term of six months
nnd the other, John Bull by
name, wbb sentenced to a month
in the Reform School.
New Ie Tank.
A new iue tank is being built at
at tiio iroikn of tho Hawaiian
Elootrio Co. to supply tbe imme
diate increase in demand for ice.
This is bat n temporary affair.
The new tank, a duplicate of the
one now iu use, is on its way from
.Ifuney All Up.
A. G. M. Robertson has been
retained as attorney io the case oE
Detogui Marcollo, chargod with
tho murder oE Biasi. Tbo money
for attorney's fee was put up by
Minibter Damon, OoubuI Hack
fold and Maroello himself.
Huprrute Court He"rt.
Volume eloven of tho reports of
tho Supremo Court of Hawaii has
boon issued, Tbo decisions includ
ed aro those mado from March 25,
1897 to April '20, 1899.
Thoro was no session of Judge
Perry's court this morning. Tho
Wniulua case has gone over until
HAWAII'S SCHOOL EXHIBIT
Will Have Place With' That of Am
erica at Exposition.
letter Justf, Received From Director Rodgers
BjlHhusend-GeDet i Plan Laid
Some little timo ago Inspector
General Townsond sout a letter to
Howard J. Rogers, Director of
Education and Social Economy,
who has charge of the educational
exhibit- ot the United States at the
Paris Exposition; asking him if
any spaco would bo reserved for
Hawaii in tho exhibit of tho
Just recently Mr. Townsond re
ceived ji lotter from Mr. Rogers
dated from bis headquarters in
Albany, N. Y., stating that space
would bo set apart for. the Terri
tories and Colonies of the United
On account oE the limited space
assigned him for tho exhibit (35 x
100 feet) bo would have to ask Mr.
Townsond to condense as much as
possible. The f.dlowiug outliue
was given iu tho letter :
1. Albums or poriEolios oE pho
tographs of typical sobuol build
ings, and tbo work of tbe schools
in tho rooms.
2. Statistical charts showing
tbe growth of education in the
Islands, methods oE administra
tion, courses of study, etc.
3. Spocimeus of work of pu
pils, arranged in order b as to be
4. Pamphlets or monogrphs
on publio education in tho Isl
Speaking of tho exhibit, Mr.
Townsond Baid: "Now that wo
have had space assigned ns I shall
begin work on a plan. Of coun-o
you understand that money js
short so that I, will havo to work
on tho basis of economy and still
keep to the plan mapped out by
Mr. Rodgers. Photographs will
provo the groatestexpeneo connec
ted with tbo exhibit.
"Tho schools all over tho Isl
ands will be asked to oontnbuto
matorial This does not mean tbo
Government schools alono. Pri
vate Bchools Eor tho general pub
lio will bo invited to contribute.
"Tho exhibit from the Islands
must bo in place at the Exposition
by April 15. This will mako it
necessary to forward it abont the
middle of tho winter term as it
will first have to go into Mr.
Rogers' bauds for arrangement."
AT TUB ORPIHV9I.
A very croditable performance
was given at the Orphoum last
night. The curtain raiser was
very good. Miss Ethel Dixon ex
colled. Sho was most pleasing in
both her sentimental nnd coon
songs. Miss Dixon was encored
three times. Al Htzzard, the ven
triloquist, introduced nn entirely
new set oE jokes ns woll as two
more Httloi sawdust folk. The
performer kept the audience in
coutinnal laughter thus proving
himself an excellent entertainer.
Mr. Hazzard's cornet solo at the
end of his part, was very cleverly
done. Tho remainder oE tho pro
gram was up to tho usual btaudard
Anothor sleepingroom has been
added to tbo fishmarket house.
This is for Fish Iuspeotor Kellii
pio who is soon to movo iu thero
permanently. Tho other part of
the house !b now occupied by
markot kooper D, Gravos.
There will bo a meutiug of tho
fliipurintondeula of the Free Kin
dorgarleuu at 9:30 on tho morning
or I' riday. Hoptombor 1 to iUhoiihh
and decide on arraignments for
tho fall torn),
NUGGETS FROM KLONDIKE
Joseph Barry Brings Specimens of Rich
Deposit He Found.
Passenger from San Francisco on Bark Mohican
. . .In Black Mountains 18 Months -Will
' Return In tbe Spring.
Tho Amorioan bark Mohicnn
docked at Brewer's wharf this
afternoon 14 J days from San
Franoisco with a general cargo for
Castlo fc Cooke and two passen
gers for this city.
Mr. H. T. Lake, former head
carpenter of tho Baldwin Hotel in
San Franoisco, destroyed by fire,
eoino timo ago, is ono of tho pas
sengers wbilo Mr. Joseph Barry
who has recently returned from
Klondike, is the other.
Mr. Barry Btarted for tho gold
fields Erom Fort Yukon in July (if
1893 being one oE a party of four
who went prospecting iu the
Black Mountains Eor tbo yellow
'Shortly after tho sotting out two
j)E the party bocaine nfUictod with
"o ld feet" and turned back.
Burry and Dullield were the re
majniug two, and Dullield died oE
scurvy beforo he had been sub
jected to hardships aud privations
Mr. Barry wa iu tho Black
M mntaius almost 18 months, dur
ing which time bo was prospect
ing Eor tbe most part in places
wlittio prospectors had not been
before. Ah a result of this inothod
oC work tbo woalth seoker dis.
covered n rich deposit of gold
yielding about $19 to tho ounce,
almost reaching the limit.
Mr. Barry will not sav any
thing in regard to the sizo oE bis
pile, as he intends returning to
tho Klondike early uext yoar to
work his claim. Ho is afraid that
in 'the event oE his talking too
much about it. others would bo
likely to tako ndvautago oE his
discovery to his detriment. OE
course he will say nothing more
than that his find is somewhero in
tho Black Mountains.
Among his effects Mr. Barry
has many very fiue specimens of
tho cold which his discovorv
yiolds. Tho return Klondiker
is a retirod mate and
has spqnt eleven years oE his life
at soa. Ho is a young man and
can tell many most interesting
and adveuturous stories of his 18
months experinco in tho' gold
fields of tbo Klondiko. He is
making the round trip with Cap-,
tain Kelly unless Honolulu tempts
him to linger hero until ho again
returns to his claim in the far
That l.o,rre Letter.
Although a thorough search wns
made by tho clerks aud others of
Castle & Co ke, for tbo letter writ
ten by Manager Lowrio to that
firm, they wore unable to G d the
same. Iu tho interval Mr. Tenney
wroto to Mr. Lowrio, aud a copy
of tbo letter wes produced in court
The Waialua case wont over
from i'riday afternoon to Monday
morning. Col. Soper was on the
stand at tho timo oE i.diourumont
and hiB testimony will probably
take tho whole of Monday. Mr.
Super will be tbo last oE tho wit
nesses on tho side ot tho plaintiff.
PlBUe on Deorente.
In a letter from Dr. Rokaku,
Modical Inspootor at Yokohama,
to Minister Mott-Smith is con
tained tho inFormntioiitliat for th
weok previous to doparturo oE tho
Nippon Maru, thoro wore only 31)
casos of plaguo, This ia a great
Accurate history ntul Interesting
stories of the cnmpalnn ure told In
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IN THE SPORTING CIRCLES
What is Being Done in Football, Row.
ing and What Not.
A Heavy Team for Gridiron Personnel of
Myrtle and Healant Crews Lellanl's Not
In Championship Races.
The enthusiasts on athletics aro
coming to tho front now. Tho
baseball fever has died out, aud
now comes football. Tbo Town
team is organizing, and thero is
talk of a Punahou toam. How
ever, tho greatest surpriso in the
football lino is the recent forma
tion of a team oomposod of somu
of the heaviest and best players in
Hero is a list of tho men who
have givon thoir consent to play :
Prince David Kalanianaole, J.
Wiso. D. Notloy, I. GrockutF, Sam
Johnson, Chris. Holt, M. Hough-
tailiug, Vivian iliobarusou, D.
Koii, D. Kupihea, John Lauo,
Paban and Kaubane.
A glanco at tbeso names will
recall som'o brilliant work done on
the gridiron during previous foot
John Wiso, manacor nnd coach,
has played on the Ohorlin team,
one oE the best football orgnniza
tious in tbo West. He states that
ho will have-his men out for work
in a vory short time. Tho name
of tho team has not yet beou pick
ed out. "Invisibles" was thought
or nut tuo sizo ot some ot mo mou
was pointed out aud this name I
had to be discarded.
Boating matters aro also receiv
ing n great doal ot attention just
now on account oE the champion
ship races at Pearl Ilarbof on
Soptombor 9 and the Regatta in
tbo harbor a wook aftor.
The Myrtle boys go down to
tho Peninsula every afternoon nnd
aud como up on tho morning
train. Sam Johnson oE the
junior crow is forcua to drivo up
iu a brake ovory ovoning on ao
oount of tho illness of his wife.
Tbo Healanis will not co down
into quarters until next woek and
tho Lieilanis will not row at nil in
this year's championship races,
Following is a list oE tbo prows
to pull in thoohampionsbip raoes:
Healani Senior Klebahn,
stroko; Rennar, No. 3; Rhodes,
No. 2, and Damon, No. 1, Charles
Reynolds will bo coxswain.
Healani Junior Church, stroke;
Boisse, No. 3; Waterhouse, No. 2,
and Mnrray, No. 1.
Myrtle Sooior 8oren8on,strokoj
Soper, No. 3; Lishmau, No. 2, and
Mnrtin, No. 1.
Lyle, No. 3; Roes, No. 2, anil
Jobuson, No. i. No coxswuin for
either crow yet chosen.
Tho crioket mitten between tbe
teams of the H. C. O. nnd Eeiia,
on the old baseball grounds, will
prove an interesting ono. All
those interested aro cordially in
vited to attond.
A wook after tho Regatta will
come tho shoot for the bilver cup
put up by O. J. McCarthy. Each
one of tho military companies have
tho privilego of entering a team of
fifteou men. The cup must bo
won twice by any toam beforo it
can be takeu away.
The hunting soason onous with
the first day of uoxt month nnd
tho jolly hunters are cleaning
their guns and running their dogn
in preparation. No doubt the
Waialua preserves will bo patro
nized to a great extent. Tho
huuting lodge in connection with
the Waialua hotel is completed
hut not cntiroly furnished, This
placo will mako an excellent rut,.
iIozvoub For hunters,
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tory of the Philippine campaign Is
liiiudled Inclusively hy the HUl.Lli'
Pbiob 5 Cents.
OOKALA PLANTATION BONDS
C. Brewer & Co. Take the Whole Issoe
of $80,000 at Six Percent.
Action ol Directors Ratified New Mill to
Be Purchased Dividends Assured
Greater Yield of Sugar.
At a meeting of tho sharehold
ers of the Ooknla Plantation held
this morning tbe notion ot tho
directors in bonding tho planta
tion iu the sum oE $8G,0OJ was
Tbo action oE tho directors was
to increase the utility oE the mill
which has been run at a'lnes here
tofore. Tho raouey realized from the
bonds will go to tho purchasing
of n now mill of tho latest nnd
most approved style. It is figur
ed by tbo directors that tho saving
in extraction will he over 10 per
cent and that this saving will pay
Eor tho mill in four years time.
Iustond oE curtailing the month
ly divilouds ns was at first sug
posted it was donmod for the best
to issue bondn for the sum re
quired and arrangements wero
made with urever it Uo. hy which
that firm took over tbe bonds at
0 per ceut interest. Tho bonds
aro payable after three years Erom
date oE issuauce nnd aro duo ten
l3y,thiB arrangement the regu-
I lar mniuiiiy uivuieims are assur
ion and a uroater yield ol suar
will titturally he tho result of the
1 installation of the new mill.
WVK TIIANSIMIItT MfOWAlVAYN.
There uro at tho present time
five stowaways from vsrious trans
ports in custody at Oahu Jail and
no one seems to be doing any
thing about them. By rights
thoy should bo sent out of tho
country and the people at tho
Police station are waiting for the
appearance of tome of tbo mili
tary authorities to attend to tho
matter. Some of tho fellows havo
boon locked up For over six woeks.
Cltjr of Coliilibla'a IloaU.
Whon the Mikala arrived this
morning from Knaai bo broujjhl
on her deck the Four metal life
boats of the lute Oity -of Colum
bia, in whioh boats her entire
company of 39 persons landed at
Mana from tbo wreck. Tbe boat
arc io good condition aud will bo
sold in all probability for what
thoy will bring.
Did Not !.
Four Ohiuoso tdowuds employ,
cd on tliB Nippon M.iru, armed
with pisses from tbo obieF stew
ard were desirocp of coming
ashoro last uight. Th guard at
tho gate of tho Pacific Mail wharf
sent them hack to the ship nfter
searching thorn foronmm, m they
are not allowed to hn 1 here.
A Ulvurco Denied.
The divorce c&o ur Vuuakehau
vs. ICawBi wan tried I 'i Judge
Stanley's oiurf this morning. The
llbellau'B bill whs limia.o.
A runt obpi chiAU or tartar rowoct
HlKhe.it Million, World's Fair
Hold Mcitnl, Midwinter Pair
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