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Vol. VII. No. 1334.
BOERS REPLY ONCE MORE
Resistance to Great Britain Shows No
Sign of Weakening.
Talk of War Again Rife British Troops
Gathering la South Africa Orange
Free Stale an All;.
Pretoria, Sept. 1G. Tho reply
of tho Tronsvaal Govornmont was
handed to tho British agent hero,
Mr. Conynglmm Greene, at 11
this morning It will ho officially
published hero Monday nt !) a. m.
Thero aro no f urthur developments
in tho situa'iou.
London, Sept. 1G. Indications
from nil soaroes point to the ex
treme Gravity .of the Transvaal
situation. Pretoria advices, ema
noting from n Boer sourco, say
that tho Trausvnal'a reply is uu
compromising and that propara
tion for a ataunoh resietenoo is
Another Pretoria speoial, datod
September 15, Bays tho sitnatiou
is now regarded iib all bat hopo
loss, uulesB Qroat Britain retreats
from hor position. The dispatoh
" Tho governments of the two
republics consider that the Trans
vaal should refuse to concede any
thing furthor, and it is bolioved
that tha Boers will have the sup
port of all tho Afrikanders
throughout South Africa."
It in now definitely statod that
tho- Orange Free State has agreed
to unlto with tho Transvaal in ro
listing the British claims.
Of all tho numerous channels
through which South African
.-newo reaction Loudon, not ouo
.gives the faintest hope that the
Boor roply will be favorable, tho
majority taking the view that war
is extremoly probablo.
Tho Boor representatives hero
and on tho Continent reiterate
that the British government is al
lowing itself to be influenced by
those wauting to dominate over
the whole of South Africa and
that conviction of tho truth of thin
is so tirmly rooted in the minds of
tho burguoru that it is impossible
to hopo that thoy will accept the
constantly prourod friendly ad
vice regarding tho settlement of
tho nutter on Groat Britain's pro
The Urst battalion of tho North
umberland Fusiliers, 900 strong,
and detaohmonts of tho army ser
vice corps, ordnance corps, sailed
on tho steamer Gaul at 2 p in. to
day from Southampton, on route
to Natal, amid great enthusiasm.
Tho men appeared to be in splen
did condition and openly anxious
for fighting. Tho Fusiliers wont
direot from Aldorshot; but many
of tho officers of that regiment
and numbers of speoial servico
offioers started from London, re
ceiving at Waterloo station an
enthusiastic Bend-off from tho
largo crowd prosed. The por
ters cried "All aboard fur Preto
ria 1" which was taken up by tho
General Sir Georuo Stewart
Whito, V. 0., former quartor-master-goneral,
who is going to
command tho troops in Natal,
sails with his staff on the Tantal
Oastlo from Plymonth. He left
Loudon eubsequeutly to tho de
parture of the main body of offi
cers, Word From Maanolcl,
Word has boon received from
Mannalei plantation on Lanaithat
the seed oano, recently planted,
has done bo woll that quito a lot
has been sold to the plantation at
Thero is much discussion among
those interested in the race Lo
tweou tho Gladys and La Puloais,
There are many opiniona aid
groat likelihood of another race
in tho near future.
POSITION OF GOVERNMENT
On Question of an Hawaiian Exhibit to
Minister Molt-Smlth Speaks of Decision Re
cently Arrived At-No Funds Arallable
The subjocl of an Hawaiian ex
hibit at tho Paris Exposition in
1900 has been under dis
cussion for several months past.
Tho first talk about was wbon cer
tain correspondence from those
in charge of the Unitod States'
exhibit was rocoivod by Ministor
. A. Mott- Smith. This was
turned over to the Chamber of
Commerce with tho result os al-
ioady published in this paper.
The Chamber decided it could
do nothing but signify its willing.
noas to allow tho Omaha exhibit
to bo sent to Paris Bhould tin's lm
desired. Tho correEnoudencn wni
referred bick to tho govornmeut.
oiuce that time disoussion about
the exhibit has boon rroirm nn
steadily and the govornmont at a
recent uiotuet meeting took deci
sive action, which is bet told in
tho wordd of Minister Mott-Smilh,
wuo was seen tuis'roronoou:
" Tho Government ennnnt nond
an exhibit to Paris on its own nn.
count because thero aro no fuuds.
Whou tho snbieot oamu un nt n
rocont Oabinot meoting tho mom-
uuo .jLiuudbi'ii iiiair enure wil
lingness but, for obvious reasons,
no aotiou could be taken.
"Should the neonle iIrhii-a tr
send an exhibit, thero will be
hearty cooperation on tho part of
the covornment 03 far aa it r rnn
siblo to go. Should it be dosirod
to givo an offloial stamp to tho ox
bibit tho Government will do thin
and will recommend to tho noxt
Legislature an appropriation to
covor expenses. This is as far as
wo oau go.
"I for one certainly bolievo in
an exhibit from tho Inlands tn bn
sent to the Paris Expoiition but
os l liavo already tuggestod, the
spirit is welling but tho flesh is
"It is of course an ombarrassing
position, for the government to bQ
forced to appeal to tho poople in a
matter of this kind but thero is
nothing loft to bo dono."
DREYFUS TO BE PARDONED
London, Sept. 1G. Tho Paris
correspondent of tho Daily News
Tho Promior, M. Waldeck-
RouBaeau, has promised dofiuitoly
to proposo a pardon for Dreyfus
at uext Tuosday'a Oabinot counoil
London, Sept. 1G. M. do Bio
witz, tho Paris correspondent of
tho Timoa, says:
"I learu that Oaptain Dreyfus
will shortly withdraw his appeal
for a rovision of tho Renues trial,
which will leave the ground clear
for tho Govornmont to take imme
diate stops to pardon him. This
pardon will not annul tho civil
and military consoqueuces of the
verdict aud bo will, therefore, no
longer bolong to the army.
"There is nothing, however, to
prevent mm from applying to tho
Court of Oassation to qunsh the
Bonnes trial whenever the new
facts required by law aro produced,
When liberated ho will settle in
the south of France, us the mem
bers of his family do not wish to
expose him to suoh demonstrations
of sympathy abroad as might bo
need against him by his adversa
ries at hotne."'
Mare n Surplus.
Wbon all bills for tho Regatta
D.iy expenses of this year have
been paid, tho Regatta Committeo
expects to havo about 200 surplus
in tho treasury. -
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1899.
MANY MORE MEN FOR MANILA
Remaining Companies of Thlrty-Fonrth
Regiraent on the Belgian King.
"Fighting Joe" Junior Aboard-A Model Lot of
Soldiers-800 to Swell the Army
of the Philippines.
Officers of tho U. 8. A. Trans
port Belgian King Bay that the
800 men aboard on thoir way to
tho Philippines aro a model lot of
fellows; and thoso who met tho
soldiors of tho new Thirty Fourth
Regiment, TJ. 8. .V., yostordoy,
out all ovor tho city in whito cot
ton duok suits, bear out the testi
mony of tho ship's officors.
The Belgian King left' San
Fnii'i"i ou Saturday tho 16th
instant, at about C o'clock in tho
afternoon with sovou companies
of tho Thirty Fourth and 30 ro
omits for tho regular army aboard.
Tho companios aro: A, B, O, D, I,
E and M, numbering 745 men.
Military officers aro as follows:
Lieut. Col. Howze, U. 8. V.,
commanding; Lieuts. 13arno9 and
Shaw, adjutauts; Majors W. A.
Shunk aud Joe Wheeler, Ji.: Cap
tains Oarr, Galverly, Sullivan,
Rice, Lients Green, Gibson, New
ton, Dietrick, Mntson, Montgom
ery, Dorrinaton, Lyles, Dunn, Mc
Allietor, Rittnnhouse, Oorl s.
Ilirst anct Peterson: Lieut. Dav.
commissary; Capt. Groen,quartor-
inautor ot snip; Major Suellonber
uer, U.S. V., surgeon; Liout. Bell,
U.S. V., assistant surgeon.
Tho son of "Fighting Joo"
Wheeler, Major Joseph Wheeler,
Jr., is among tho officers on their
way lo tho front. TboJJlth Re
giment was rooruilted in Denver
and includes representatives of
most of tho Western States.
Some of tho officors havo seen
Cuban service; Liout. Day was a
Rough Rider and Col. Howze was
promoted on account of gallantry
at Santiago. Others also hold
Two boy mascots havo chargo
of tho good luck of tho voasol.
Ouo is 17 years of ago, whilo the
other claims tho age of 13 years.
Tho officers of tho Belgian Kiog,
aro: Capt. Thos L. Weiss, First
Officor Geo. O. Coles, 8eoond Ofli
cor W. Bradbury, Third Officer 8.
Thompson, Chief Engineer M. F.
R. Venus, Second Engineor G. A.
Crawford, Third Engineer O. E.
MclIeury,Fourth Engineor Frank
Collins. She carries a crow of 72
mon, including 4G Chinese.
UANN1NQ I.OHT IllH VAL1HK.
When B. R. Banning arrived at
the Occidental on his return from
the islands ho lost his valieo con
taining $50,000 of securities. It
was thought that tho valise was
sent by mistake to tho Nippon
Maru bound out.
As a result of inquiries at H.
Hackfeld and Co.'a office, ii was
learned that tho Occidental people
were right in tbo supposition that
tho valiso and other paokagos
were left hero by tho Purser of
Tho valiso was oponcd on tho
wharf in tbo presence of tho Mar
shall and other witneuseu and
found to contain sugar stocks, ouo
envelope containing 750 shares of
Honokaa stock. The packages
aro with tho Marshall, soaled and
Nlon a Transport.
Seattle, Sept. 14. Tho stoamor
Charles Nelson has been charter
ed by the War Department to car
ry troops to Manila. She will
leavo for San Francisco next
Tho Bureau of Agrioulture has
scoured a watering cart and now
the oocoanut trees recently plant
ed along Alf Moana will bo water
ed twice r. wook. Tho Japanese
who hau uhargo of tllO Hoes will
do tho, work',
TO INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS
Government Wishes to Compel 0. R. &
L, Co. To Render Account.
Outcome of Railroad Wharf Differences Abso
lute Refusal or Corporation-Cabinet Also
Takes Decisive Action.
At a short mooting of tho Cabi
net this forenoon light wino and
beer liconees wore grauted W. A.
McKay of Kuknihaelo and John
do Mollo of Eeokoa, South Eona.
The subjeot cf most importance
at tho meoting was tho consider
ation of tho present stand of the
O. R. & L. Co. in regard to the
railroad wharf and a communi
cation to tho government of re
It appears that the O. R. & L.
Co. has rofuaed to givo an account
of tho revonuca of the railroad
wharf after the notico in 1897 that
aftor ninety doys tho government
would tako possession of tho
Tho Govornment considers that
it has given the O. R. & L. Co.
suffiuiont notico, and now that that
Company has como out with a
flat-footed refusal to comply with
the request of tho Government,
tho Inttor hau also taken decisive
ki'hon all points were disonsood
ut the meeting this foronoon, it
was deoidod to. rofor the matter to
Attorney General Cooper, with in
structions to institute proceedings
to compel audi accounting ai has
already boon requested.
The decisiuu now brings tho
mattor to au opon fight, with tho
O. Rt' & L. Co. on the defonsivo
and tho Govornment ou tho other
Sohnonvr Norma Sold.
At noon todoy, by order of the
mortgagees, tho sohoonor Norma
lying out in the harbor near the
yaoht Noma, was sold at public
auction nt the boat lauding.
Captain Wuiiibarth secured tbo
vessel at S810 aftor Bomo lively
bidding on tho part of Charlie
Aohi and others.
Captain Walker and Harry
livans woro among thoso at tho
sale. In epeukiug of the Norma,
Captain Walker said: "She's a
good boat, 1 sailed G300 miles in
her and never took a drop of
Post's benoflt look place on Sat
urday evening in tho Opera
Houeo. The building with tho
exception of the boxos was filled
in every part. No program was
advertised, but tho seatboldors
though well aware that tho show
uiubI of necessity be almost ex
clusively amateur woro contented
to "tako chances" well satisfied if
only they contributed to tho
financial success of tho ontortain
ment. The andionoo woro very
gonerous in tho mattor of ap
plause apparently croeting each
porformor as a friond to tho causo.
Prof. Berger presided at tho
piano. At the conclusion of tho
untortainment Mr. Post stepped
hofore the ourtaiu aud on behalf
of himself aud May Ashley thank
ed the audienoe for thoir gonorous
support. Jim also bid the house
a short farewoll but trusted to
again meet his friends in tho
Hut Driver ArrriOd.
Ah Sam, a driver, was arrested
yestorday by Captain Parker for
allowing hiB bus to stand outside
of Sing Loy's store on Eing street.
Tho captain explained that ho
could not soo why a bus should
bo allowed to do what the hack
men aro not. Tho bus drivor ro
fuaed to obey tho ordora
to move on or to go to a regular
standi honco tho arrest.
VETERANS AT CAMP FIRE
Tho Goorco W. DeLono Post.
G. A. R., held its annual campflre
gathering Saturday evening in
Harmony Hall. Tho oxercises
this year wore not on as laroo nn
a Bcalo as usual owing to tho task
tho Post has assumed of raising
tho flag on tho schoolhouses of
Hawaii. Nevsrtheleas thoro was
a good number of comrades and
invited guests a?sombled to awnp
stories of tho old days.
Post Commander L. L. Ln
Pierre actod an master of tho in
formal ceremonies and in his ever
affablo mannor kept things going
with stories, cigars, and the r
lions that are novor missing when
the votorana get togotbor. The
guests of tbo evening woro Special
Agont Sewall and Commander
Mr. Sowall was called upon
and SDOke in hia ever nntrtnMn
strain. Ho reforred in no uno.r-
tain terms of tho citizens who
COald belittle ihnrnnnlvna Iiw
speaking slightingly of tho Hair,
nun urew attention t3 mo public
remarks of tho President in which
honor to tho flag of tho nation
was novor wanting, in fact is evor
presont. Speoial Agont .1. K.
lirown, a voteran of tho civil war
mado remarks appropriate
to the occasion, Dr. N P. Eiht
son rospondod to the toast George
W. DoLong Post, Sorgt. Major
Wilson spoko for tho Army and
Navy Union, Col. Littln of Hilo
paid his usual eloquent tribute to
the voterans of two wars aud Col.
Do la Vergnogavo a short story of
days in tho Bold. Othor speakers
woro Comrados Lame. Omen.
Francis, Cooko and Larkm.
Tho SDOeahas warn infnrtini-rMl
with war songs aud the Quarter-
umuiurs uopariment 8upplid a
bountiful ropast h tho Hute-xaaBi.
JIAtVAII'8 KXIIIIUT AT t'AIIIN
Tho Bulletin spoko rocentlvcf
the obstacles in way of roprosontr.-
tiou nt Paris in 1900. In the
courso of an editorial it was asked
"Whore ib tho Moaeo to lead lh.
government of tho dilemiin." Hy
tno arrival of Mr. P. N. BoriuiT
on behalf of tho Southern Pa!uo
Co., the ontiro problem is solved
as it is onld that Company pio
poses to shoulder all theespo-ibeH.
Mr. Boringor is at tho Hawaii
Hotol. Will ChnnSe Next JUmtli,
A Japanese, a tough fcbarnoter,
nppoared in tbo Police Court this
foronoon after being fined Judgo
Wilcox said:"You Japaueso want
to be careful. Thoro is qnito a
good denl of complaint about you
pooplo and frequent appoarauces
in tho Police Couri havo rando me
decide to change my tactics next
month. At that timo I will coast
to fine you but will send you over
lo jail to help Mr. Henry build
that new wall.
Ncliley Aki tor Hen Duly,
Washington, Sept. 13. Tho
Navy Department has under con
sideration the application of Ruar
Admiral Sohley for sea duty with
a view, it is undorsto3d, of tender
ing him tho command of a naval
force on the South Atlantic stn
tion. No action will be taken un
til Admiral Howison's rotiremni t
for ago, on Oot. 10, oreateB a v.
canoy in that command.
Uer Deellnci Nomination,
Boston, Sept. 14. Secretory
John Willis Boor of tho Society
of Christian Endeavor addreeeod
a letter today to F. W. Clark of
Boston Seoretary of yesterday's
Prohibition StaJeGonvontiou, 'in
Worcester, declining ito nomina
tion for Govornor. Socretary
Uaer oives no reason for his do
Throe hundred tons of "coal
wore put aboard thn Belgian King
in thlB port. Liehtora oro now
being loaded in readiness for com
Pbioc 5 Gents.
8 Pli-Ht Flag Returns. (3
l! We. the Underslirnftt. nrnrmMnir S
3 the patriotic anJ enrnmniil.iM
offer of Geo. W. Di Long Post, G.
A. R., to place the National Fl.icr
upon the Public Schools of the 1st- k
""p "u i viucr iu rcnaer mem
W assistance In so doing agree to pay
O tne amount set opposite our re
SI spectlve names:
3 P. C. Jones $50 S
SB. F. Dillingham 50
C. Brewer St Co 25 3
o uanK ot Hawaii 25 &
U Castle & CooIe 25
K E. A. Mott-Smlth 25 3
ji J. A. McCandless ....25 3
fl A. S. Hartwell 10 S
Q P. PI TVnni. .- M
C. At. Cooke Z......... 25 2
viaus spreciccls St Co 25 k
rJ Lewers& Cooke 2e 8
C A. V. Gear , 5 g
J Total f325
FIRE ON AMERIC.4-MARU
Snn Francipco, Sopt. 1G Tho
Toyo Yushij Ii(U3ha, or Japanese
Steamship line, has received word
that tho America -Mam ban been
obligod to roturn to Yokohama
with her coal bnnkors on fir6.
The diDatch enrao via Lnmlnn
I ho otpamer had nteamod quite
a distance from port in tho bulief
that tho fire in her bunkers that
started a short time before she
rrnohed tho port in Japau from
Hongkong had been extinguished.
Somo doys wo tho steamer left
Yokohama aftor having had a
hard timo mil tine oat n. flrn that
.was discovered in the buukars.
Tho ngonoy hero wos notified that
tho Urn whs under control and
that tho ves3ol would cama in a
ff-vr days lat.
rho Amdrioau-Mrn finally got
away and wan duB at Honolulu
tinc. row, but thin morning word
waa rooeiwd that tho h.d been
forced to pnt baok, a the fire had
broken out ftyftin and nnn tlirnnt.
oning tho destruction of the vessel.
IH HO YFlt OMI,
Thero in a nntivn in Mimoa Val
lV opposito tho plao whoro the
lnboitrta aro now working on the
road who is 110 years old. Ho re
members woll tho time when Kn
muhameha fought tho King ot
Otthn and gained control vf thU
island. The poor old follow is uot
treated well. Ho (jets what hf
wauls to oat but is not made very
comfortable. The government phy
sician made a oill on him Satur
WrlM DlronKO Acro. i'lmniii-l,
Dover, Sopt. 13. The British
seociation for the Advaucomont
of Suiouco euccoistully oxebaug
od courtesiPB with tho French So
ciety for tho Advancement of
Science, now iu session at JJou-
logiio-sur-Mfi-, tilling wirelcnatelo
yruphy for the pmposti.
Dr. Posey, speoialist for Eye,
Ear, Throat nud Nosedisoafif and
Catarrh. MnsonioTemplo. '
A pure ciiapc cnctM or T.niAB powei
Mlphcst Honors. World's Fab
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fl
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wluui. Urr nra liiJurUivii to hfa)i .