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A Complete History of the Campaign in the Philippines.
"On to Manila"
Vol. VII. No. 1309.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 1899.
Piuob 5 Cents.
MAY FREE THE GAMCIANS
SIX TRIPS TO HILO A MONTH
IN THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
IN WAILUKU SOCIAL SWIM
TARO PLANTERS OF MAUI
An $85,000 Option. K
By arrangement between the par
ties In the case of the John 11 Estate
vs. L. L. McCandless, the latter has
given the II Estate a'slxty day op
tion on his lease from them of the
lands near Oalm Plantation, the
price being $85,000.
The option will undoubtedly be
S taken up by Oahu Plantation.
The land consists of paturage land
5 and water-rights and about 1400
6 acres of the land Is fine suear land.
MAUI'S MURDER TRIAL
Wailuku, Aug. 20. On Wed
n oad 11 y tbo caso of tho Republic
of Hawaii vs. Yong Lock Neo
charged witb munler in tho first
degree camo up at tho Wailuku
courthouse beforo District Ma
giatrnto KBloikau. Goo. Hnns
nsisted the prosecution. Tho
prisoner was brought iu court but
reserved his ploa. No one ap
peared for him.
During the trial about half a
dozen Chinese appeared and testi
fied for ttio prosecution, aud at
tho end of each direct examina
tion nnd when the prisoner was
asked whether he hud any ques
tions to ask the witnesses, ho
would either say that he had no
questions or that he was not eou
neotud with tho murder of Lee
See in any way at all.
When thrt prosecution produoed
the ugly looking 8 inch blade
knife with which Lo See was
cruelly murdered, the defendant
shown I signs of affectation and bo
camo more morose aud haggard
looking in iro thin ever as thv ho
felt the seriousness of the crimt.
The ugly looking guu which tho ilu
fend nut had carried ou his person
was also produced in court. This
gun is about 11 inches long. Il
is a muzzle loading flnt-gun with
the butt cut off at tho neck and
tho barrel out off about ten inches
from tbo trigger, making tin
weapons appear like a good sized
bull dug. It seems that tboso
woapou had beon left in the
custoay ot ono lium yuan, me
woapous wore hidden in tho
ground by Lam Quau.
Lum Quan was imprisoned for
several days whon he got tired of
his solitude aud gave information
to sheriff that he knew the where
abouts of the knifo and the gun,
and last Suuday, Sheriff Baldwiu
together with Lum Quan wont up
toKulaand unoarthtd them.
Look Neo his been om ployed
forsonotime pist as a doteotivo
by Deputy Sheriff King, and ho
was considered a very good raau,
being very quick, aolivo and al
ways wide awake whon making
arrests of opium fiouds. The
weapous now in tho hands of tho
shoiiff uro very clovorly made and
would place L ck Nee amoug tho
cloverost bandits iu Hawmi noi.
Sovoral wiluos3es ou the r-taud tea.
tided to having seen these instru
inent in tho possession of Lock
Neo for sometime pint, aud when
asked why he carried thm, he
iiuil it was for self-defense that
when ou his rounds stealing
chickens, dudes aud pigs, wh-u
assaulted by a mm bolter than
him ho would uso the kuife, aud
got away. Look Neo will bo
taken to Oahu prison per Maui
this ovouiuL! where ho will remain
until his 0 iso comes up at tho
next December torm of the Circuit
Court, us trial Judge Ealeikau has
committed him to tho said torm.
Jailor Orowoll found a small
Eiooo of tin which tho prisoner
roke off from a ohambor tin in
bis cell aud had cnucealod bohiud
thadnor. Whon asked why ho
wauted it, he said ho kuow noth
ing about it, but it was supposod
that Look Noo wanted to commit
Mr Juntos Hponuor, tho poptiln
and busy "man in tho olllen" on
tho Inter- Island wharf, iu Imak
again at his old ilutlus, having r il
lumed from 11 two weiilt' yuoutlnii
on Hawaii by tlioOliiiiiliiin yrntur
Matter Discussed at Meeting of Execu
tlve Council This Forenoon.
Authority on Halter Interviewed Says a Pro
position bj Government Will Prob
ably Be Acted On.
Thero was a discussion in the
Executive Council this forenoon
on a proposition to freo tbo Qah-
cian laborers from Oahu Jail and
from their obligations to the Oahrr
Plantation Company. Asked about
the matter this forenoon President
"Tboro is nothing official. As to
frcoiug tho Ualicians, I supposo
Haokfeld may free thom if he
On extreraoly g )od authority it
was learned lator on that Mr.
Hackfeld osu do absolutely no
thing. Tho five hundred stook
holders iu tho Oahu Plantation
Company are tho only ones who
cau act. If they decide to let tho
laborers go free they can. For
passage money and other expenses
the (Jalicitns owo toe corporation
Finishing the conversation tho
authority referred to, said: " If
tho Giverniuoat mke a pioposi
tion it is very probable that tho
matter will bo given consideration
by those who can."
MO UK VOLCANIC HMOKB.
A. L. 0. Atkinson, who returned
from Hawaii in tho Olaudine Sun
day morning states that Manager
Qranberg of tho fluinuula sheep
station teleph med to Mann, Sam
uol Parker's home, Friday last,
stating that be had seon quite a
good deal of smoke issuing from
four of tho recently formed cones
on Thursday night. Ho bad watch
ed them aarofully nnd had uoticed
quite an increase in volumo as
Mr. Atkinson states further
that on Friday nig it thero wero
numerous eight earthquake shocks
Mt at Maua, Gnishiug with an ex
tremely heavy shook botween 4
and G o'clock Saturday morning.
Manager Qranberg stated that
ho believed confidently another
outbreak would bo forthcoming in
tho near future.
XiA. PALOMA A FLYBIt.
The yacht La Paloma was taken
command of by Clarence Macfar
lano Saturday afternoon and
sailed to Pearl Harbor. As tho
La Paloma wout out of tho
chin uol, tho Gladys and other
yachts followed to see what the
inalihint could do. It was the in
tention of Mr. Hobron to ooort
the La Paloma to the entrance of
Pearl Harbor aud as hIio started
off, tho Gladys male an attorapt
to foil w. The La Paloma Him ply
ran away aud Mr. Hobrou con
sidered it ui-oleBS to attempt to
escort her and roturned to port.
Mr. Micfirlane to ik down n
party consisting of Mr. aud Mrs.
Maefarlaue, J. 0. Carter, Jr., aud
Funeral of John U' III tor.
Tho funeral of tho late John
Winter took place from tho rosi
deuce Sunday afternoon. A largo
numbor of friouds woro prosout.
Tho sorvioes wero ooiuluutoJ by
tho Roy. Alex. Mackintosh. In
torment took plaoo iu Nuuauu
llli l N, Amlrctr't.
Mis Ida Duiiwoll, ngod 17,
ilaiightor of Oliarlus Dmiwall,
il led or rovr at Ht, AniUow' 1'rlo.
ry IIiIh mnriiing, The funeral
will lake plaoo from Hi, Anilrnw'w
Ciillnnlriil al 1 o'clock lliix uftur-noon,
Wilder Steamship Co. Meets Require
ments of Increased Truffle.
President Wight Gives Details-Extra Passenger
Aecommodatlon Board of Directors
Decided on New Schedule.
In an Interview with President
Wight,, of the'Wilde-i- Stoamship
Company this morning in regard
to tho extra ( trips to Hilo, Mr.
" Wo generally givo Honolulu
tho first news of any changes or
improvements in our inter island
service, but in this case a meoting
of the prominent merchants in
Hilo in connection with the pro
position of increasing the runs bo
twocn Honolulu and that port,
rendered it impossible
As it was, howevor, things wore
not definitely sttlod until tho
meeting of the Board of Directors
of tho company was held on Sat
urday last, when it wai docidod
that six trips Bhould bo made
from this city to Hilo evory month,
steaicors leaving hero ouco every
four days; sailing from Honolulu
ou Mondays, Fridays and Wednes
days, arriving at Hilo tho next
day, spending about 24 hours in
that port ami returning thou to
Honolulu, arriving bore about
dark 011 the day nrecoding the
"Tho Kinau is being fitted with
six extra upper deck cabins, and
the lower deck cabins and tho
saloon aro being furnished witb
electrio fans, her boilers and ma
cliiuery aro bing cirofully over
hauled nnd it will be Been to that
sho is in every way iu excellent
' Tho company does not consid
er oxpouse at all where the matter
of tho best accommodation, effec
tive service and perfect safety are
concerned. Evory year wo over
haul thoso boats whioh requiro al
terations or repairs in any way.
"The Clautline will follow the
Kinau in tho matter of overhaul
ing, alio will receivo a now pro-
potior and nlBn a now shaft; tbo
Maui and tho Helon wero so per
fectly constructed by tho Union
Iron Works that they require no
work at all in thoir connection.
"Steamers Eilauea Hou and Ha
waii aro at present well ablo to
handle freight and produce going
11110 J3.uo irom .uauaiuu, ixiuoi
Mahukona aud Kawaihae.
"The unusual increase in pas
songer (ravel recently is of course
on account of tbo volcano and tho
school children, but ontsido of
those causes, a gradual incroaso
has been steadily taking place
and it is our otiBtom always to be
prepared in advauoe with the
most efficiont ftorvico possible.
We arrango to accommodate 30
per cent, inoro pasueners, for
inntauce, than we actually oirry."
The Wilder Company is pre
pared to doublo transportation
facilities botweou Hilo aud this
port in any evont, and will not
consider outlay in connection
with tho requirements of the
servioe. The cow steamer, now
b-iug built in Hau Francisco, the
Kaiulaui will in the uear future
also greatly added to tho inter
island shipping facilities.
Full particulars iu regard to
tho movements of t-teamors ac
cording to the new solmdule will
be advertised very shortly.
UU01VKNOH KOIC (iOVHHNOII.
Prehideut Dole states that ho
has heard from a parly iu town
that Congressman Gnmvonor of
Ohio is nut for tho governorship of
thoHO islands, Mr, Dolo uoiild
not rnmombnr just where ho hail
hoard tho information. Nothing
as yet has bono published in (ho
papiim regarding (lronyjiinr'
Onnllio u mu( from
Communications from Chinese
Consul Yang Wei Pin Read.
One Refers to Death of Chinaman at Kaneohe
Another Deals With Deported Chinese
Others Acted on.
.At a meeting cf tho Executivo
Couucil this foronoon two com
munications from tho OhinoBe
Consul Yong Wei Pin, woro road.
The first of theso dotls with tho
recent death of a Chinaman in
Koneobo ou tho night of an opium
raid by country police. Tho Cou-
sul states no uas ueon intormeu
that tho Chinaman question was
chased by police officors, struck
over the head and, falling iuto a
ditch whilo stunned by tho blow,
was drowned. Tho Government
is asked to inako an investigation.
The matter has boen placed in tho
hands of Attorney General Cooper
The socond communication
doals with the claims for passage
money and payment for lost of
time of Hawaiian born Chinamen
sent back to Ohiua at thu ordors
of Joshua K. Urowu and who, re
turning again to Honolulu, wero
admitted iuto tho country. This
innttnr was also reforred to Attor
ney General Cooper.
The W. It. Castle Tnntalus land
matter was brought up. It will
bo romerabured that, as tho out
come of a suit, sorao clients of Mr.
Castle woro told to soloot thirty
acres of land in tho Tantalus re
gion. The laud was selected and
thon tho Goverumont referring
tho mottor to the Survey Depart
mout, found that Mr. Castle had
selected sorao very good land that
ho should not havo solectod and
left unttelectod eomo inferior laud
that he should havo selected. The
roport of the Department recom
mending the changes was adopt
It was voted that the Minister
of Finance bo authorized to give
precedence to island sleamors over
sailing vossols in tho in at tor of
using government wharves. This
action has grown direotly out of
tho recant ocoupanoy of tho Hilo
wharf by foroicn vessels.
Othor matters, not in shapo to
be Rivon to tho public, woro dis
President Dole stated to a re
porter of tho Bulletin that tho
Galician labor reports were taken
up this foronoon but, as thoro was
not a full cabinet present, no ac
tion was taken.
HAH' II AN COTIMISIIOIAU
News oomos from Maui that the
Hawaiian Commercial Sugar Co.
is ruuning two ditohoi from Koo
laa, a place about fifty miles from
Wailuku. These aro about twon
ty feetwido aud six feotdoop. At
ICakipi gulch tho ditches have
b on tuiiuellod a distance of '-'OOD
feet. Thero will be no Huraiiig
whatever. Natives and Japaueae
iu largo numb r- am at work.
W. .1. I.owrln HuliiHcnaeil.
Tho plaintiff's side in tho Waia
lua case is all but finished. Col.
Soper is tho last witness, with tho
oxceptiou of W. J. Lowrio, who
has bodu subpoenaed to bring with
him the loiter written by him to
Castle & Cooko iu whioh tho pros
peuts of Wainliia aro outlined.
Hack No. 101 of tho 113 Btand,
started 011 a run from a position
ou Merchant street, near Paul
Neumann's ofllce, this inoruiug.
The bridlo broke, and, when nour
the Qnvnriimont building, the
driver Jumped out. Ou turning
ilowu ttmitli street the hack bo
rami) ilotaahed and the horse con
tinued ou its way to thu stables,
At a meeting of lin Itapld Trail
nit and Land Co,, 0, II, Atlmrlou
was nieuiiMi Hnnrulnry prolmn,
An nntmiiniiil of l) nerimnl h
iluvaiiil paynlilo nil Hupl. I. Hmi
Lnaus and Driving Parties Pleasantly
Stir : Honotomy.
at Lanal Weddlnji Soon
Held Birthday Party-General
Wailuku, Maui, August 2G.
Tho dauco given at Eahului last
Saturday ovening was very largely
atteudod. Tho UBnal supper was
served to tho d-mcers at midnight
and tbo dance broke up n short
A big danoo will como off at
Lahaina next Saturday ovening.
preparations aro already being
maclo. Many from Spreckolsvillo,
Kahului aud Wailuku will attend.
Rev. Wm. Ault assisted by Ho v.
Lane of lolnni College, Honolulu,
will hold service at the Anglican
church tomorrow morniug.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lyons gave
a birthday luan at their Wailuku
homo last Thursday afternoon, tho
evont being tho first anniversary
of tho birth of their youuaest son.
Many of tho oliteot Wailuku were
invited to the luau, tho affair bo
ing quite nn olaborato ono.
Tho Misses Oummings aud
Cornwoll of Waikipu gave moon
light ridiug partios on Monday
aud Wednesday nights of this
week. About a dozen young ladies
and gentlomon turnod out on both
occasions and had a very onjoy
ablo timo. After the ridiug ou tho
first night, thu members of tho
party ropairod to the homo of Mr.
aud Mrs. T. Gumming of Wuika
pu nnd were sorved with icecream
and light refreshments. On Wed
nesday oveniug, after the parade,
tho rulors were iuvitcd by Miss
Kato Cornwell to her Waikapu
homo aud refreshments wore serv
ed. Sorao of tho members of the
Wailuku Citizen Guaid wero out
at targot praotiso last Mouday
morning on the Sandhill, tho first
time in eight mouths. Somo pret
ty goods scores woro made the
highest being 37 by Geo. Cu tu
rnings and 30 by Ed. Montgomery.
Those scores wero raado with rus
ty Winchesters and poor ammuni
tion. Doputy Sheriff A. N. Hayeolden
of Wailuku returned today after
spending several weeks vaoaf'on at
Deputy Sheriff R. 0. Lindsoy
of Lahaina together with six po
licemen wont ovor to Lauai in
whaloboat yesterday morning and
arrested two Chinese for opium in
possession hud liquor Belling
without a license.
Abraham Kaulnkou, son of
Hon. J. L. Kaulnkou, Bpoakor of
the Houso of Representative, is a
guest of Judge and Mrs. J. W.
Tho wedding of Misd Prances
Koouaona to Wi lio Ayers ot tli
Lahaina telophoue office comes off
at tho home of Judge Kahnululio
ou Saturday of uoxt week.
liiuu JjUii wni fiuoil s?200 and
$3 costs this morning by district
magistrate Kilikuu for brihinLF
officer Win Koatiu, of tho sherilFV
ollice, not to mrost the uhe fa
bankers. Tho caso has been ap
noaled to next terra of Circuit
Tho divorco case of Miller vs
Millor has gone over till next Sat
urday. Iu tho Pnlico Court this fore
noon J. C. Cohen, charged with
smuggling, had his case continued
until moved on.
Col. S ipor was on tho stand in
thu Waialua stock case this morn
ing. It is expoaled that ho will
be the last witness iu tho case,
In tho Pollim Court til Ih fore,
noon two Chinaman woio lined
f)0 anil costs each ou tho nUvgo
ot unlawful pouaoiiHiou of ipiuin,
The HUr bannlm!! loam will In
all IlknlllioiMl go to 1 1 Ho I" play a
snrd'H of ifaiiio A iniHilInu yllio
liulil (ll iillnriinon lo ninl'" ail ar-rtinoiiioiiri.
Hawaiian Hni Formed In Wailuku
Friday of List Week.
Natives Will Now Be In Position to Dictate
to Chinese John Richardson, Judge
Kalua and Others Interested.
There is just now a very im
portant move going ou in Maui
a move that meaus the consolida
tion of thu native taro planters of
that island for their nv 1 protec
tion. At a meeting held in tho
skating rink iu Wailuku, Friday
night thoro were thirty natives
presout. Judge Kalua oxpUinod
the purposo of the moetiug as
being tbo formation of a hul or
corporation for the purpoio of
gaining control of tho taro iiud
pot trade, now carried o-i by Chi
neso. Sam Kltinoi was ohoson
temporary chairman and J s. N.
K. Koala acted as secretary.
The followiug committeo wero
appointed to draft a ohnrtor to bo
presented at a meeting to be held
iu thu near future: John Rich
ardson, J. W Kalm, Tins. Olark,
1'. Pali Silva and J. N K. Kooln.
Moetings will be hul I at Wai-
ehu and Wnihee distric s this
week to oxplain the purpose of the
formation ot the corporation.
The lmi will h capitalized at
$30,000 and the sum of SoOO " will
be collected iimni-diiitoly from tho
stockholders. Shares will be $5
och. Iho hoi lers of tlijm will
not be confined lo Maui alone.
Anv of tho natives on the nthor
islands, interested iu the ma'ter,
may take Block. A oaffu' watoh
wdb b-? kept for ntijono who
might wish to enter the bni with
money from Chinese plantors.
Tho formatiou of the hui is tho
first move of the kind that the na
tives havo mads and, iu ihe opin
ion of ono who knows all about
tho poi trado, the Maui uativos
will honcorurth bo iu a position
to diotato to Chinese whorcia in
the past, tho Ohinoso have had the
ii if ri. piir.
Pooplo who returned from Ha
waii in tho Kinau tell of a Jspa
dese at Puakala who has adopted
a most novol way of hunting wild
pigs. He was offered ten cents
for ovory pig killed and finding
hunting with dogs too slow a me
thod ho caught n yellow pig.
tamed aud trained it to follow
him wherever he might happon
Now when ho good out the pig
follows aud, gruuting along tha
way, is answered by any piga
that might happen to be around.
Tho dogs aru then turned loose
and tho work with thoritle begins,
Iu tho Poliue C.mrt this foro
noon Michni-I MsCitun uf tho
I'lautor ploulol guilty to the
hargo id' unlawful I pa iS'esiou of
opium and was lm.-d Sh.O aud
co-Is. McLauu cannot pay tho
money hiins-lf but it is mdor
itood tho li'ic will be ftntliu -miug
a runt onPt crcam or .-mtah powdii
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