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"On to Manila"
A Complete History of the Campaign in the Philippines.
Vol. VU. No. 1313.
HONOLULU, H. I.. JflllDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1899.
Pkioh 5 Omnts.
V, . FREES
1 ' v.
Porto Rico Left to ConreHH fc
Washington, Aug. 2$. It Is be
lieved In high quarters here that
many of the Important questions
relating to Porto Rico will be left
for Congress to deal with Instead of
being settled by executive action.
One of these relates to the free
exchange of commodities between
Porto Rico and this country. This
It Is said, was considered during the
recent conference at Lake Cham
plain, but the Impression Is growing
among those usually well Informed
that favorable consideration was
not riven to the proposed plan.
Another plan for relieving Porto C
Rico was to permit her tobacco to g
enter Cuba free of duty. This R
& would give an easy market to A
& Porto Rlcan tobacco but the
k has been raised that It would
C press Cuban tobacco. As between
g serving the Porto Rlcans and Injur
S Ing the Cubans In this respect much
N perplexity nas arisen.
LABOR DAY IS ENDORSED
At n meeting of tbo Executive)
Council this forenoon, a communi
cation from curtain Inborers and
mechanics of the city, requesting
that the Government use Us iu
fluonco with tho Honolulu ora
nlovo in tho direction of pre-
vniiiut! udou thorn to give thoir
employees n chunco to observe
Monday next as Labor Day was
Tho heads of tho various do
pnrtmoDta hnvo boeu instructed
to-dny to relievo from duty ou
Monday as many mechanics and
lttborurs as may bo practical.
A communication from An
drew Audorsou, .a bolder, of a
Grown loao in Olaa, for a chance
to purohaso additional land undor
tho Land Act, was referred to
Attorney-General Cooper. Tho
law requiros that, in order to ac
quire moro land, ono must lmvo
at least thirty acres undor cultiva
tion. Mr. Anderson has bat
twenty-three acres under cultiva
tion. Attorney F. M. Hatch was pres
ent nt tho meeting, on bohalf of
tho O. It. & L. Co. A proposition
regarding tho uso of tho railroad
wharf by tbo company, was re
ferred to tho Attornoy-General.
E. M. Boyd of the Land Office
was grantod n commission as Wo
tary Public, and 0. P. Sbjpraan
was grantod tho samo privilege
for Olaa, provided ho passes tho
necessary examination before tho
E roper Circuit Judge. Mr. Boyd
as nlroady been oxamiued.
Hooked far Hn FrancHco,
Per OSS Australia, Tuesday,
Sept uth: A. Hszzard, M Kirk
land, Major G G Cornish, Mrs H
G Boswoll and daughter, Mrs
Kennedy, Miss Maamillan, Geo
W Smith, Clement G Smith, Mrs
G W Smith and child, Bruce Ken
uedy, Mrs W J Whito, Mrs E
Beuuor, Mrs S L Dexter, Mrs
P Y Wakefield, Mrs Du R01
W O Atwator, wife, 5 ohildrou
and Borvont, A Atliorton, J U
Athorton and wife, 0 F Wall, T
MStarkey, WB Godfrey Jr. H
G Spencer, W B McLean, LT
Grant, J E Murphy, W D Bald
win, l)r and Mrs Molokai and 3
children, Mrs 0 Graham aud 2
children, H P Frankliu, D A Bay
Miss Holou Smith, Mr Withers,
W T Rawlins, A F Afong, 0 D
1 m 1
Collector Gouoral of Customs
Ivors has resignod, his resignation
to take effect Ootobor I. No ono
has yot beon appointed a successor
to Mr. Ivors.
Nleil Hetdmntl Ded,
Now York, AnguBt 25. Tho
death is announced of Honry
Do Vilmoroin of Parid, a famous
Boedsman, well known in tho
United States from his visits in
tho study of seeds.
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FLOATING IN THE HARBOR
A Hundred and Twenty Tins of Opium
Captured This Morning.
Vigilance of Custom House Officers Good Work
Ml Around Well Grounded Suspicions
Staff From S. S. China.
Two whito .men, ono a resident
of Pearl City and another, a bar
keeper of Honolulu, wero arrested
oarly this morning by Customs
Guards Kealakai and Kekona in
connection with nomo opium fonnd
in the ohannel, near tho light
house. As thoy woro immediate
ly released, their names are not
It was yostorday afternoon that
tho Custom Houbo inspectors wero
warned to watch the movomonts of
the two men concerned. There
was aboatd the S. S. China a
quantity of opium supposed to
belong to tuetn. umcers remain
ed aboard the steamer until al
most midnight, Then nil wont
homo but the iuspector in charge
nf tbo night watch, Mr. H.
The remaining officer watched
carefully aud camo to the conclu
sion that "something would drop"
so ho Bent out Guard 1 Kealakai and
Keknuri in a boat and told them
to take a position near tbo light
house. Tho guards wont out,
armod to the teeth just as the
China hauled away from tho Paci
fic Mail wharf. Their instructions
wero to overhaul auy boat that
panned in or out of tbo ohanuel.
The guards remained at thoir
post until daylight when they
Hpied a Uoat of -hau vooi near lh
second buoy. Tho men hauled
this in and found a piece of tarred
card. Hauling this in they camo
to a piece of half inch rope and
pulled iu 120 feet of it. Then
oarao a cook float and then a bag
painted with tar. They took tho
whole thing into tho boat aud then,
seeing a boat with tho men re
ferred to in it, nrrcoted aud took
thorn to the Custom Houso with
On opening the bag it was found
that thero wore 122 tins of Hong
kong and "RooBtor" brand opium
contained therein. As thore was
no evidence against the mon, they
wore allowed to go freo.
Tho greatest credit is duo the
Custom Houso officers for tho
tho clover oapturo. Port Survoyur
Stratemeyer and all tho District
Inspectors woro on tbo China and
tho Pacifio Mail wharf up until
The guards who made tho cap
ture Btate that, as it was daylight
when thoy spied tho float, it was
impossible to "lay low" and watch
tho operations of the men in the
boat. Thoy had already seen thorn
Tho work of litst night certainly
spotks woll for the vigilance of
tho (Justom riouso officers and,
although no ouo was onught "red
handed," even tbo enpturo of
tho opium was a fine pieco of
Willi Coloroil Ofllcvri,
Washington, August 25. Groat
pressure has been brought to
bear ou tho Administration to
organize a colored rogimoot for
Barvico in tho Philippines. The
matter is still uudor consideration
by Secretary Root, no decision
having beon reaohed. It is
understood that if a rogiment is
organized, it will bo officered
by colored mon.
Ocennlo Alliletle Club.
As will bo seen by reforanco to
tbo advertising columns the Ocea-
mo Atniotic Ului) will now a
grand opening exhibition this
evoning. Tho events ore varied
and interesting the prinoipal item
boing a ton round go for points
between Martin Danny and Jim
Piokett. Tho admission is two
dollars and a half. Indications
tend to show a full houso.
Within the next ten days the Galiclans Imprisoned in Oahu
prison for failure to fulfill their contract with Oahu plantation
will be released.
The government is now at work on this proposition. The re
ports on the treatment of these laborers nre in the hands of
Attorney General Cooper, who stated today that the reports
were not in shape to give out for publication.
A feV days uro when asked for th reports after a Cabinet
meeting, Ytr. Dole said they were In the hands of Attorney
General Cooper, for him to give a decision upon as Attorney
General. By what means the release of the Galiclans will be secured,
the Government refuses to divulge.
It can be stated definitely that these contract laborers will
be released from prison before it is possible for habeas corpus
proceedings to be brought before the Supreme Court of the
United States. .
Minister Cooper said to-day that ''they will be released this
afternoon if 1 get a letter from the Company."
Deputy Attorney-General Dole said : "They will be re
leased if the Company comes out and asks for their release in
plain English. The Department has already received over
tures from the Company."
What Company, neither Mr. Cooper nor Mr. Dole stated.
RACES AT PEARL HARBOR
Arrangements Made at Meeting of Row
ing Association Last Night.
Judges Elected from Three Clubs-Starter and
Other omcers to be Chosen Later -Course,
A mooting of tho Hawaiian
Rowing Arti'ioMlion was held Wt
night at tho reaideuco of A. G. M.
Robertson, ilB president, for the
purpose of electing tho judges for
tho Pearl Harbor championship
racos. A good attendance of the
delegates was ou hand.
Prince Cupid of the Leilams,
H. M. Whiuoy, Jr., of the Heala
nis and Alfred W. Carter of the
Myrtles wero elected judges for
tbo races, Saturday afternoon,
September 9th, at Poarl Harbor.
Thoao judgoi will solect ono of
tboir number to not hb startor
Timekeepers, oto , and othor offi
cers will bo chosen lator.
Tho trains will loavo tho city
for tho races nt 1:45 aud 3 p. m.,
tho events taking place shortly
after tha arrival of tho second
train, rrovisiou will no made
for thoso who doeiro to return to
Tho nrrangoraonts for the cele
bration of ltegatta Lmv are pro
grossing favorably. T. J. King
and Captain T. J. Campbell will
go about town aud solicit sub
scriptions. Program will cloBely
follow the one of last year, wuiuh,
as is well known,- gavo general
satisfaction both to tho boating
fraternity and the public.
The lleuatta Committee, com
posed of V. 0. Parko, (MyrtleJ;
S E. P. Talor, (LuiUui); and
W. E Wll, (Uealaui); lmvo the
program under consideration and
will shortly mako it public.
1110 toiiowiug tamo gives a
record of the different champion
ship races rowed at Poarl Harbor,
showing tho winuors, loaors and
Oct. 8, 1893 Pearl Harbor,
KU J, iB9)i-ean llartw
myrue ig J)
1BJ4, No Kace
The '92 aud 1I3 races woro row
ed in flix-nared bargoa over a
threo mile course with a turn, the
races from '36 in four oared prao
tiso shelU over a milo aud ono
half straightaway course, which
explains tho differonco in time bo
tweou tho first two and tho last
Get a complete history of Philip
FLYING VISIT OF EDITORS
Hawaii's Exhibit Furnishes Souvenir
for Pen Pushers.
Towse Has Arrived In Omaha and Will
Search for What Was Lost John Soper
Also on Hand.
Omaha, N-b., Aug. 18. The
flawtiiiiui exhibit received a Hying
visit from a contingent of tho
Nebraska editors' party late ou
tho afternoon of the 15th. Thoy
woro being rushed by Dr. Miller,
president of the oxposition, along
to meet the Indians. Howover,
tho nowspapor peoplo paused
long ouough to receivo, and with
oager pleasuro, a souvenir in tho
Hhape of tbo government hand
book. Captain Ed. Towso prosidont
of tho Hawaiian Commission, ar
rivod ou Wednesday. Ho had
been assured, when ho roachod
Ohoynno two or threo weoka pre
viously, that his duties at the Ex
position wero really not ready for
him, aud advised by a verbal moa
sago from tho seorotary that ho
might just as woll tarry a while
among his old friends in Wyoming
until pooplo began lo como to tho
fair from outside of Omaha. Cap
tain Tnwso had a delightful time
at Oheynno. Ho wis ontortainod
by Governor Richards, Snnator
Warren aud tho Press olub, bo.
sides renewing scoros of old ac
quaintances. The chief of commission
brought boiuo of tho pictorial ex
hibits that hud beou lacking to
complete tho Hawaiian display.
He also was satisfied that tho de
layed freight would be traced be
While the provident and secre
tary wero completing a viow of
what was roally tho first lively
day on the Exposition grounds,
they woro delighted to meet John
H Soper who had only just ar
rived. Tho trio had a fino tinio
seeing the Midway that oyoning,
and, Bftor a run to Couuoil Bluffs
on tho motor yesterday, taking iu
tho bortt parts of tho fair and sido
shows, including Pain's fireworks
und "Battle of Manila." Mr.
Soper goes on to Chicago today.
ICarthquuke nt Oporto.
Oporto, Aug. 25. At 1 o'clock
this morning a motoorlto orossod
tho sky here. A slight oarth
qnako shook was felt nt tho enmo
time. No damago reported.
Dewey, the man,
On To Manila.
is depicted in
SKELETON ON THE RR TRACK
Unearthed on Monday Near the Ware
house at Kaanapall. Hani.
Purser of the Koeau Brings Iba Hews Purser
A. J. Clapham of the Keaubou furnishes
the Latest Kaual Items.
On Monday last, Aug. 2d, while
Bomo laborers were ongaged in
leveling off along the railroad
track near tho warohouso nt Ki
anapali, Maui, ouo of the men
drow tho overseer's attention to
the portion of a human skeleton
that ho had disolosod.
Tho Baud was quickly dug away
around tho disoovored bones, un
til tho comploto skeleton of a man
Tho skolotou was in perfect
condition aud was fonnd lying
full length on its back, measuring
slightly over six feet.
Many wore of tho opinion that
it was the remains of a Chinaman
I by tho formation of the skull, but
Warehouse Manager Robb insist
ed that tho bones wero thoso of a
Thoso who wire present at tho
discovery believed that not over
six months had elapBOd since the
death of the man.
The authorities woro notified
and Deputy Sheriff of Lahaina
empanelled a coroner's jury cou
sistiag of Captain Wyrnan of tho
Noeau, Captain liruhn of the Kau
ai, Purser Simorson of tho Kauai,
Mr. Robb aud sevoral othors, who
after examination of, and consul
Ution over tho mysterious skele
ton agreed on tho verdict of "ac-
cidontflrdeath." - -
The rorcaius wore packed aud
shipped to Lahaiua for interment.
Notwithstanding tbo "accidental"
verdict, thoro oro many who firmly
believe that thero is a tragedy at
tho bottom of tho affair, aud that
tho deceased becatno a skeleton by
meanB foul aud unknown.
Tho bones woro found about
four feot boneath tho eurfaco, aud
altogothor too far away from a
neighboring graveyard to bo by
any ohanco connected therewith.
Purser A. J. Clapham, of tho
steamer Keauhou, which arrived
from Kauai this morning, reports
tho severe injury of four Japanese
laborors ou tho Molirydo Plnnta
tion, in tho liiBt fow days.
Rocks were being conveyed on
tint cars along the R. R. track,
whon ono of the cars jumped tho
rails and rolled over down an
ombankment; throe Japanese
sustained, broken logs, while a
fourth was severely injured about
Tho enterprising Eleoln Mer
chant J, J. Silva is constructing
a $10,000 two story up-to date
gouoral storo at that placo and
lias tho finest building ou the
island undor way.
A largo now orano is boing
constructed at the Eleolo landing,
capablo of lifting 40 tons; it u
quite a piece of arohitojturo as
On its next trip tho Kenuhou
will carry botween 300 anil -1110
tons of pumping machinery for
tho MoUrydo plantation; thiugs
aro booming thoro in great shapo,
it is reported.
A.VOTlim DIIKVFUH .tlVHTICUV.
Paris, August 25. A dispatch
from Lyons says a bag has been
found in tho River Rhino thero
containing a papor with this pen
cilled inscription :
"Labori to Loramer, Basle.
Nothing will bodnno. DroyfuB is
innocent. Voluntary suicido. Ord
The Img waB handed over to tho
police, but no explanation in tho
raattor has boon forthcoming.
Thoro is a possibility that th
lottor is a hoax. Loramer was the
lato Lieutenant Colonel llenry'n
Secretary nnd ho committed mi
oido at Daslo, Switzerland,
Shamrock Mull Twisted. kT
r New York, Aug. 25. The Trl
Attune says: Men whose opinions
anu yaciumg Knowledge are te-R
spected and esteemed declared yes-V
Litieruav inai inr Mamrww uati
k twisted In the midship section and
iSthat towinc ha J caused a strain
which has "worked" her plates. SST
One yachting expert who has Jl
Ut.li. ..-.I.. . I I t--. 1 I -4
uum yH.iii.inu nas uocitcu nun-
idreds of ships told a Tribune re-
porter last evening that this after-!
noon he was surprised while look
ing at the English cup chalteneer..'
C to see that she was badly twisted
vtin the midship section.
I hi U'.im U milt .1nMr.nl.":
he continued, "to anyone whoft
lnntc nnt'thlnrr ikAttf tl.j llnd nfk
. ..- .....r . ........ ..,.,'......,
p a yacht. I fancied that I detected
Jathe twist yesterday afternoon. I.
am sure of It toJay as by llghtenlngw
the bhamrockls much higher otitX
.vi me water touay man sue was-j
If. yosterday. Naturally tow lng cans-
r&ed the stralningand made the plates,.
draw and on that account 1 bellever
the theory of a leak Is quite prob-4
it unquestionably there Is some-
Ctlllnrr wrrnr In Mi mldcliln cj-tf.mfc
on the port side of the yacht. Mr. Vy
ji Barrle, Dr. Mackay and Otptalnjl
TL liogarth spent most of Wednesday
'ft tin a raft alongside the Shamrock
rau . .
,anj anxiously siujieu the lines ana;
plates In the section named.
Me.intlmp u'.iUr .t n!imnil I
9 great quantities out of the yacht.
iYir. name and his triends were
am n-.k d4 IamI lftM mm a .! m.4
L from denying the stories about au
Fle.ik a twist or a centerboard lt.id74
r nothing to say.
& Men who have worked nrnunU
the basin for twenty vears were-
unanlmously of the opinion that thei
ryacht had sprung a leak through'J
Ji the straining to w hlch she had been
r&CllM-t.l Plllm.C lall.a.t !.., t..&y
ik or stra n nroDab v a rruiii
of the accident which happened tou
k aground In her trial trips with the 1
5( I'rinc.e of Wales' Britannia. 1
Tho Bnard of lmmiprr.tinn met
this nftnrnoou mid isbiiod
corumieHious to Hon. S. M. Du
mon aud Corydon P. Renton to
engage Italian Laborers for this
Tho form of contract was ap
proved for 1312 Italiau laborers
Muntrrnili InfKntry In .tlxnlln.
Washington, August 2o. Tho
following has boon receive J at
the War Department:
Mauih, August 23, Adjutant
General Washington. Trauiport
Ohio arrived this morning. No
ca'unltioa. Pivo sick loft at
m 9 m
I.Olliln'a Hut It y,
London, Aug. '25. Thin is the
hottest day that has b en experi
enced hero this year, the thermo
meter rogislored 00 degrees iu tho
shadt). A ilo.ou ont-ot of tun
stroke wore reported hrfnro noon.
Attorney General O-mper has
alreinly taken hold of the work of
tho FiimiK'O Denttrimont
a runt chart cmam or tahtr powoti
Highest Honors, World's Fnl
Qold Medal, Midwinter Fait
Aintit TJntln; I'nw ' - rnntiljlny
alum. II10) ir liijnt to hvullt
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