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Vol. VII. No. 1312.
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1899.
Pbioh 5 Obnts.
SUGAR WAR IN CHICAGO
THE BOYS ARE HOME AGAIN
PASSENGERS BY THE CHINA
IGNATZ STEINHART HERE
Independent Refineries Seek to
Arc(m(nt With National Wholesale Grocers
Anticipated-Redaction to Be Made In
Scale of ReDned Sugars.
California Regiment Greeted
Three Deaths on the Yojage-San Francisco
Wild With Enthusiasm-Crowds
Chicago, August 24.- The fight
against thojBUgar trust by tbo in-
aopenaeni rennones or mo country
has boon transferred to Chicago,
which will bo the base of oper
ations from now on. James H.
Post, representing tbe Mollenhau
cr Sugar Refining Company and
tho National Sugar Refining Com
pany, boih of New York city,
arrived in Cbioigo this evening
He stated that tbo trust is plan
ning au important move, and it is
this that independent refincriuR
are anxious to meet tbo minute it
is njnde. Mr. Post's companies
are two of tbe most powerful out
side of tbo trust, having a capacity
of ti iOO barrels a day out of k total
of 16,000 barrels, which is tbe
average daily capacity of all the
independent refineries combined.
Tbo coup planned by tbe truBt
ifl outlined as follows: The trust
oxpc-c'o to make au agreomout with
tho National Wholesale Grocers'
Association through the executive
committee, of that organization on
September 1st, by which it will
give to various members of tbo as
sociation, who are to agree to buy
exclusively from it, au extra re.
auction or rebate of one eighth of
n cent per pound, tbia rebate to be
paid through various Btate associ
ations The agreement will also
provi le, as at present designed,
that BaleH shall be made at pricts
named by the trust, from which
the dealeis will deduct three
sixteenths of a cont per pound. If
a bill is paid within ten days an
allowance of 1 per cent for cash
will bo mado.
If this plnu proves satisfactory
tbe trust will give its customers
within sixty days ouo eight of a
cent robate. This would make
sugar sell at a net price of $5 08
in Chicago, which would be the
conter for all transactions with
Middle Western buyers. Tbe
trust wauts to get control of tho
tnark-t through its rebate and
after it gets the market to mani
pulate it to its own advantage.
CHINESE ARE EXCLUDED
MISTER DAMON BOUND FORITALY
Will Leave Monday on Immigration Business
Planters to Pay Expense T,wo Pro
positions to Present Resig
nation Harided in.
Wuhington, Aug. 24. The
State Department does not appre
hend that any international com
plications will arise over General
Otis' action in excluding Chinese
from tho Philippines, as this is
said 1 1 be only a temporary mili
tary expedient, leaving the general
qneitiou to be determined by Cou
giees Moreover it scorns that tho ex
clumou comes about through the
ad iptiou of the military regula
lions following tbe line of Uuitod
BMes laws and not by tbe detail
cd enforcement of the United
States statutes relating to Chinese
exclusion. While tbe same end
is attained, yet the distinction id
mado that Congress is the only
body which can apply a United
Stated law to the Philippines, al
though tho military authorities
may adopt temporary Bteps con
form i n g totheeelows
Ulllk "ml WHter.
The ciiho of adulterating milk
iu whioli Norbri,iga is defendant
id on trinl in Jtulgo Stanley's
court before n iury,
The oitBo of Muramoto has been
continued until November torn)
on motion of Doputy Attorney
A Hun FrunolHco despatch niiys
(JoiiiiiilHbloi)fir PowiUrly Imh du
olilDil lliut Mm. Todd iiiuul ruliirn
to (Im Molokiii jupsr Mlluinoul,
.Ban Francisco, Aug. 23. The
United Stales transport Sherman
was sighted about four miles
outside tho Heads at G o'clook this
evening. She is twenty- nino
days from Manila, via Nagasaki
and Yokohama. She brings tbe
First California Regiment of
Volunteer Infantry, and Com
panies A and D of the First Cali
fornia Volunteers, Heavy Ar
tillery. She has 860 oflicers and
enlisted mon and 25 discharged
men from various regiments now
serving in tbe Philippines.
Thro deaths occurred on board
oarly iu the trip, tho victims being
Private John Holman of Company
G. dysentery; Private Luther H.
Densmooro, Company 13, typhoid
fever, and Sergeant Ernest Ooelig,
Battery A, Artillory, typhoid fever.
With these threo exceptions overy
one wbo left Manila July 25th
arrived hero safely aud in good
San Francieco, Ang. 24. Ju
bilatiotis over tbo safe return of
tho California volunteer are
being continued tonight without
any sign of diminution in the
volume of joyful enthusiasm with
which the Sherman was erected
this evening. It had been sup
posed that til Bomewhat hilarious
happiness of tho p-opl would
soon wear itself out but more
than twenty-four hours of prao
tically continuous demonstration
noems to have abated in no degree
the general excitement.
As the transport, with tho boys
still on board lies off tbe dock to
night she is tbe center of a splen
did marine illumination. Steam
ere, tugs and launches, all moving
masses of light are sailing around
and about tho Sherman, sending
up rockets and Ron: an candUs
aud burning red fire, while
whistles maintain a continuous
tooting. There are simultaneous
picture display from the offices of
the daily newspapers, and tbo
many points along tho water
The new forry building and tho
City Hall are brilliantly illuraina
ted and tbero is a universal ri
valry in the effort to make tho
home-comiog of tbe troops au
ideal happy as well as a memo
The streets are so crowded with
p opluus to be almost inipansable
aud dowu nar tbo wharves tbero
are tens of thousands of cheering
a linkers of the returning soldiers,
luciiminu trains aud boats have
brought delegations from almost
every town in tho State and it is
entiinated that tbero are ono hun
dred thousand visitor in thi city,
j iuiug iu tho popular demonstration.
Minister of Finance S. M.
Damon leaves in the Rio de Jane
iro for Italy Monday. This do
oision was reached at a special
meeting of the ExecutivoOouncil
this forenoon. v
This mission of Minister Damon
to Italy has boen on tbo tapis for
several weeks but only reoently
did tho matter became publio pro
perty. Since that time Mr. Damon
has worked harder than ever on
the proposition and has finally
brought it to a successful culmi
nation. At the Cabinot meeting this
forenoon tbe proposition was very
thoroughly discussed and it was
finally decided to recommend to
the Hoard of Immigration that
Mr. Damon be commissioned to
represent the Board in the matter
of securing Italian labor and in
attending to other business in
connection with this.
Tho recommendation having
h'on settled, tbe Cabinet took up
the form of contract o bo pre
sented to the Italian government.
In connection wi'h this matter
President Dolo said to a Bulletin
What They Have Been Doing While
Away From Hawaii.
connection with tbo modified con
tract is given out there might be
a stumbling block placed in his
Action was taken at tbo meeting
authorizing thV expenditure of the
appropriation-mnao tor mo pro
motion of immigration other than
Asiatic, or what remains of it, to
assist iu tho immigration of
families of contract laborers. This
contract labor scheme is tbo first
proposition upon which Mr. Da
mon will work.
Should this fail, Mr. Damon
will then seek to securo froo lab
orers with their families to an ox
tent within the limit of the ap
propriation already mentioned,
tho planters, of course, guarantee
ing to employ tho Italians upon
thoir arrival iu the Islands.
Asked as (o Mr. Damon's ex
penses to Itajy and return, Pre
sident Dolo says: "The plautors
will settle that."
In rosponse to n question asked
him hi' a l.flllntln rnnnrlnr tliia
.aft'-rnoon Mr. Damon said:
"1 will resume my dutioa as
'Minister of Finance wbon I re
turn, if Preaidont Dolo asks mo.
I You see I nxpoot to bo away two
Postmaster General Oat Among Number
Mrs. Horace J. Craft Brings a Thor
oughbred Racing Filly.
Arrives With Col. Macfarlane In China
What He Is Here for-Interview Regarding
First National Bank Something About
Honey Affairs of New House.
''I cannot give out just now the or threo months and duriug that
exact form ot too o mtraot ap
proved by the Cabinet at tli
se-sion this forenoon as it might
balk Mr. Damou's plans. I cau
nay, however, that it is a modifica
tion of the regular contract, such
modification heinc due to require-
meu s or guarantees insisted on
by the Italian government and
not customary here. Mr. Damon
will attempt to get the' very beBt
terms ho cau and if anything in
time, circumstances may be such
as to make my resignation neces
sary. I have therefore loft my
leHiynation iu the hinds of Presi
dent Dole to bo acted on should
It wbb learned from Mr. Dole
that ono of the other ministers
will take Mr. Damon'o placo dur
l!KJthut, latter'u absence. The
choice will probably fall on
Attorney Goneral Ooopor.
SULTAN OF SULU SUBMITS
NO 1IKCOIIOS UKOKKN.
Tho Chief Engineer of the Chi
na gives tho time of that hteamer
from San Frauaisco to this port
as 5 days, 23 hours and 55 minutes
and states further that the China
started nut on tho 25th inst. with
absolutely no intention of break
ing any records. Sua came along
bor ordinary rato of speed tbo
Dr. H. W. Homo is surgeon
aboard tho China during her pre
sent round trip Dr. Roach has
beou given a leave of absence and
bus gouo to New York.
llpln 'Imllor Arretted,
Manila, Ann, til. The Mayor
of nan IVilro Miioall, wan arrested
last lu i, brickyard iiimr town,
Tlifro U abundant ovldoiico that
limy worn rurlliK for llm Fili
Washington, Aug. 24 General
Otis today cabled tho War De
partment that Goneral Bates has
returnedllfrom his conferenco with
tbo Mores and confirming .the
dispatches as to the results of tbo
mission. Goneral Otis Bays:
''General Rates has returned.
His mission was successful. An
agreement was made with the
Sultau and Dittos whereby tbo
sovereignty of tbo United States
over tho entire Jolo archipelago is
ackriowlegon, its tltg to tly on
land and sea; the United States to
oconpy and control all the points
deemed neooecary. Introducing
firearms is prohibited. Tbo Sul
tan is to ashist in suppressing
piracy. Ho agrees to deliver
criminals Hocused of crtinn not
committed by Morns ngaiust Mo
ms. The relatious between the
Uuitul States troops and all Mo
ros are very friendly. Two other
points in tho nrchipMngo wi'l be
occupied by tho United Stati-s
troops whou trade and commerce
cbii be controlled. Tho Moroa iu
Western Mindanao aro friendl)
and ask permission to drive out
iusurgouts. Reports by mail.
tlltiit IncmiiD Taxoa.
Now York, Aul 23. A special
to tbo Suu from Washington says:
Sooretary Gage and other officials
of tbo Treasury Depaitmout think
that tho ouormously incr-asod ex
penditures, which will be mado
necessary on account of tho in
crouso of the army in tho Philip
pines, will not inako it necossary
lor the Government to inorosse
tho war taxed, or to issue bonds.
The only possibility of this Id nil
that the Treasury official are will
ing to admit, is that It may lie
necessary to secure a small loan
by iu'tliliu ourtillimlUH of (IcdohII
iiouiirdliig o tlm proviHloim of ihn
war rnveuuu not, but uvt'ii this
wintiiiuQiioy I not oxpuclml o
The Control Pnsscs.
i ne reporting ot tne sale of 2,000
shares of Hawaiian Sugar Com
piny's stock at 225,011 the Stock
Exchange this morning, was the
first news of a deal Involving
$1,450,000. By the sale of this
b'ock of stock the control of the
H. S. Co. passes from the hands of
locil parties to the Makaweli Syn
dlcate of San Francisco, that icon
cern now owning over 10,000 shares
of the total 20,000.
The stock which has just changed
hands consists of the stock of R.
ty Catton, C. M. Cooke, Henry Water-
house, C. Brewer & Co., and Gay
The brokers making the deal were
Harry Armltage.Geo. R. Carter and
This sile brings nearly one half
a million foreign capital Into the
country. It Is thought tint Alex
ardrr& Baldwin will continue as
local agents of the Hawaiian Sugar
"I ' '""" t1
ENGLAND READY FOR WAR.
Among tbe people who arrived
from San Francisco in the China
this forenoon wore :
J. M. Oat and wife, who have
been sponding a very pleasant
month in San Francisco. Mr.
Oat states that, although he went
ovor Bololy for pleasure, he called
at tho Gonoral Postoffico every
day and took notes on tho way
things wero run.
H. M. Whitnoy, oditor of tbo
Plautors' Monthly, who wont to
Vancouver a short time ago, and
from thero travelled along tbo
coast to San Francisco.
Tbe Misses L. and N. Adams,
sisters of E. R. Adams of this city,
who aro returning to the Islands
for good. Tho latter is tho lady
who will have charge of tho physi
cal culture department for womou
in connection with the Y. M. C. A.
Mr. and Mrs. Horaco J. Craft,
who are returning after a pleasant
trip to California. Among Mrs.
Craft's possessions aboard tbo
China is a thorougbbrod five-year-old
filly, the present of Oba. T.
Boots of Milpitas. Her name is
Aggravation; siro, imp.irted Bru
tus; dam, Gladetto; grand dam,
Luorotia Borgia, record four mile
A short tirao boforo Mrs. Craft left
San Francisco, the owuor of, Brutus
refused 50,0u'0 for that animal.
MiaB Bates, who will take a chair
in tho faculty of tbe Kamehameha
School for Girls.
Harry A. Wildsr, who has just
completed a nine-mouths course
in Ueald's .Business Uollege in
O. E. Egan of Olaa, aud D.
Conway of Hilo, who have been
to tho States on business.
Mrs. E. R. Stackablo, wife of
the Deputy Collector of Customn,
and Mrs. J. R. EaBtman, bor
Mrs. Golinsky, mother of Mrs.
M. Phillips of this city, who
comes to make her daughter a
Miss O. S. Bond of Knhala, and
A. Hoogs, brother of W. H. and
Frank Hoogs of this city.
Among tbe through passengers
iu tho China aro: Mrs. J. F
Bass, wife of tho correspondent
for Harper's Weokly, who goes
back to Mauila to join her hus
band. Mrs. Barton, n former Island
lad, nnd tho daughter of the late
W. A. Ald'iuh, of the firm of
Aldrich, Walker & Co. Mrs. Bar
ton is making a trip urouud tbe
Mrs. Sleeper, wife of Lieutenant
Slo-per, who passed through Ho
nolulu with the Oregon ttoops,.
aud who has tiuu beeu trans
for rod to Ous'niu Huuso service
Among tho important arrivals
in tho China this foronoon wero
Col. Geo W. Macfarlano and Ig
natz Steinhart, the latter tho seni
or mauager of the Anglo-California
bank and representative of tho
Seligmans in Now York. Mr.
Steinhart comes to Honolulu for
tho purpose of appointing the pre
sident of tho bank and getting the
First National started. Col. Mac
farlano, who has been to the Statos
011 business councctoi with tho
bank, returns to complete nrrango
moots at this end ot the line. In
a talk with tbe Colonol aboatd tho
China this forenoon ho had tho
following to Bay:
"Wo have brought along with ub
in the China a quarter of it mil
lion dollars in gold com which
will bB trnusforred to the vault of
the bank on Fort street to. lay.
This money, represeuting Miocoin
subscribe! by foreign subscribers,
taken together with tbo quarto-- of
a million subscribed here, mkoi
up the sum with which tbo hank
iutouds to start business.
"All the tiauk furniture is
aboard tbo China. This will ba
laudod iinmoJiately and, as toon
as possible, will bo transferred to
the bauk quarters
"ThoS5uO,.lOO the bank intends
to commeuco business with tepre-
sents oO peroeut of the capital-
stock. ThH leaves 6250,000 of the
capital subj ct to call at any time
and S2.-)Oi(jOO of tho stock in tho
treatiury, all of which will be
called iu as soou as tho business
of tbo bank warrants it.
"Mr. Lilionibal, asscciato man
ager with Mr. Stoinharl,vii-itod tbo
east recently and there mado ex
ceptional arrangetnout for favor
able exebanue ratoa with east
ern Europe, Asia and Australia."
A meeting of tbo Board of
Directors of tho First National
lin.ilr iirna inlln.l tr- 11 n ma
uuuu .a i..ii;i, itll 11 CI. UJ.
today, it boing supposed that tbo
China would nrrivo last night.
As Mr. Steinhart is anxious to
go ovor the grouud and study tho
conditions, the meeting will not
be hold until late t'tis afternoon
or tomorrow. At that timo Mr.
Steinhart will formally appoint
tho presidout of tbe bank and
deoido on tho exact dato for tbo
commencement of bnino-H.
Durban, (Natal). Aug. 21. Tbe
men belougiug to tho Biitish first
class rchervi) resl ling here, havo
been ordeied to hold themselves
in readiness to iiumodinlely joiu
Southampton, (Eng ), Aiiit. 21.
The Briti-.li steninur Arundel
Castle Hsiled from this port to-day
wmi iniriy ouicors ami laimeii oi
various regiments, bound for Capo
London, Aug. 21. The Marquis
of Salisbury snout tbo afiornoon
and nvoiiing with Qoneu Victoria,
lttHbolievod the giavo t-itiution
of affai-H in tho Transvaal was
partly rckpniiHlblu for tlm l-nunior'u
vihll to her inajohly,
IIAYNM-At lluiiiih'l, Kanul, Auk.
'ii, lolhii wliiMiflt, H, nyi)c, it
The Mime of llvmi Mnlllnml"
Tonight at the Opra Uous) the
Maggie Moore-II. R. Roberts Co.
will prosotit " I he Silenco of Di-an
Mnitland," the only dramatization
of Maxwell Grsy'B book.
Tbo solo rights of tho play for
Australia, Enjland and America
aro hold by Mr. II. R. Roborts.
Special paiutcd scenery will bo
usod including Barohoster Cathe
dral. Maggie Monro appears as Lil
lian and II. II. Roberts in Ojril
Maitland; and tlm usual success,
fill and delightful oveulug of
choice oiitortiiiiiineiit is assured,
K Here Rohc Decorated.
Berlin, Aug. 25 Emperor Will
lam has conferreJ the Order of the
Ked E.igle of the 1 hlrd Class on
Herr Rose, the German Consul
General at Apia, S.uno?.
vuruKdKd TjrArAVjerjrjr ra
Prof Snarp has rmowl his
coutiact with the Orpl eum Thea
ter Compaq- as niu-i al director
fur six month from dale.
a rune cnrt cntAM or iahtr rowou
A match will ho played no Mon
day, Kept. III), ooiiiiiiniioliig at 11
a, id, liiitwimii Mr. Harry II, Him
berl'n Dninmtlti Uniiiimny and tlm
MlBlmat Honors, World' rU
(lohl Mcd.il, Midwinter I'ali
AtiiM HnMuif I'""' m iiiitiM
um. 'Mm) Hi' 1 :"i' ile hrnlil
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