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The Bulletin Speaks for American Interests in Hawaii.
Vor,. VII. No. 1342.
HONOLULU, n. I., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER d, 1899.
Pbiod 5 Obntb.
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PASSENGERS ON TBE GRANT
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London, Spt. '25. Another
woek has opened with tba Trnua
vbbI 6ituntion marking time.
No news Ixus y't been received
of tho delivery ut Preloiia of tho
last British dispatch 1'be nest
big news will ho tho decision ar
rived at by tho Hand, of tho
Orange Frco State, wluxe eccret
deliberation is pxpeotul to oloso
tomorrow and it will come hb a
rnnt Piirniiso iftho Iliad does
not deoido to link arms with tho
Neither tho Jiugoa nor tho anti
war party aro very proud of yes
terday's affair on Trafali: r Squaro
which proved nothing fxoopl that
a mob fa alwuya "jingo."
A telegram received fem Cal
cutta announces the dopirtnro of
the tranHport Scliidhann for South
Afriua and tho hat transport for
the Capo loaves India tomorrow.
1IOTKL UAND CO.NdKlir.
Thn Tweutv-Bixth Iti'uimont
band will give a ooneort at tho
grounds of the Hawaiian hotel
this evonioB. becinint; at 7:30
" o'olook. Tho following program
has been arrangod:
March "Hands Across the Sea"
Overture "Poet and Peasant"...
List of Thoso on Their Way to tlie
Big Transport Excites Interest of All HcKtc-
ley and Roosevelt Received 2Gih Regiment
In Platlsburg, II. Y. Dr. Kellogg.
Navy and Peaii
Comet Solo "Yankee
Fred. W. Lewis.
Medley "Popular Songs of the Day"
Selection "II Trovatore" Verdi
fnt Srherrn "WhlstllllS Rufus"
(b) Rag Time "Hellol Ma Baby"
Concert Waltz-"iooi Nights"
Descriptive "A Ride on a Railroad
(Synopsis: Start, full speed and
Medley-'Mrlsh Airs" Tobanl
(Introducing Buck Dance by Mr.
NaUoiial Sings "Blue and the Gray"
Flnale-"Soldlers In the Parle"
THAT BASEBALL TKM.
In tho morning paper is a state
ment from some of tho members
of tho Star team aiyiu that the
game with the Sherman team an
nounced veBtorday aftorooon was
not authonzod by the trnra. The
announcement was mndo in the
Bulletin Monday afternoon on
good authority. There was cer
tainly ample time betw-on that
and Tuosday afternoou to change
matters and announce to the
publio that the Stars would not
play but this was not done by any
members of tho team. Aa it was a
number of people went out to the
baseball grounds and saw a fiasco
of a game between tho Sherman
boys and a piokod team, after hav
ing paid twenty-fivo cents. To
moat peoplo it would look as if
the Sta'-a are to blame for the
YACHT DKWEV ADIlirT.
Johnson's yacht Dewey got
adrift yesterday and was far out
in the channel when spied by
Ohas. Reynolds and Albert John
eon. These two boys were joined
by H. M. Dow'a sous and tho
quartet wont to tho rescue, bring
ing the Dewey back to a safo
anchorage, in tho habor. Ohas.
Reynolds and Albert Johnson
were each presented with a silver
dollar by the owner of the yacht.
T. W. Uobron Leave. .
T. W. Hobron left for San
Francisoo in the Australia yester
day. Before leaving, Mr. Uobron
gave out tho following to a Bul
letin reporter: "You may say
that it is my intention to bring
back with mo from tho Coast a
verv fast vaoht a boat that I cal
culate will beat anything in these
waters. She may not be vory
large but Bhe will have- speed.
Went ( WaUIn.
The 760 men from the Trans
port Tacoma marched out to Wai
alao yesterday morning with band
playing and banners flying. They
camped outall night and returning
to town this morning, went aboard
ship to prepare for departure.
Many visitors were aboard thr,
huge TJ. 8. A. Transport Grain
l)ingnt the Ocoanio dock, this
morning. A great many ot tuo
boys are kuown to Honolulu peo
ple as in many cases thoy are ro
enlisted men, and have passed
I hi way before
On tho Grant thero aro 1210
mi n of tho Twenty-sixth, the en
tiro regiment; 332 recruits; G'l
passengers, iuoluding oIHomb nnd
about 200 offioera and raon bo
longing to tho ?hip, ombrncing
The Twenty sixth Infantry w
roviewed beforo starting nn its
long journoy to tho Philippines
in I'lalteuurc. new xorK, oy
President Moliinley and Govornor
llooseveit. it is as uno a iookior;
lot of men as over passed through
The only casualty on the Qrant
during ber trip from the Coast
was the sudden death ofFiremun
Edward Stanloy probably from a
disease of the heart.
Passongers for tho Philippines
on the transport Qrant are as fol
lows: Officers of tho Twenty-sixth
Infantry, TJ. S. V.; Colonel Ed
mund llioe in command accompa
nipd bv his wife: Majors E. D
Anderson, U. a. Mason, uuy v.
Henry, F. A. Cook, O. M. Smith,
(Japloins Btevens, i1. a. v nan
burn, William Connell, John
Bordmao, Reuben Whipple, Elli
ot, Alvin A. Barker, O. M. Brown -ell,
John Hiokey, William Tu
therly, F. H. Peck, Geo. E Hub
bard, Alex. Groig'Jr, Harris Pen
dleton, Thomas Talbot, F. W.
Meeke, Littoll, F. MoDonald.
Lieutenants F E Edwards, Wm
Sullivan, Roy L Feruald, James
P Clare. Timothy Couablan, Al
fred Mason. li Wortnincton, 11
M Fales, H Olin, John L Ryan,
A E Jennett, uarrity, usuea,
McNarney, Chamberlain, Peck, J
T Dickman, H G Orookett. G R D
McGregor, William F H Plum
mor, Max Wagner, Georgo D
Rice, H E Gomstook, P S Golder
man, bolomon, Avery, James R
Goodale, R H Sillman, G R For
tesoue. H B Giant, Alfred Has-
bronck, D J Moyniban, Garrison
Ball and it U Uriswold.
Tho medical men aboard aro:
Doctors Roland, Roed, MoAndray,
and Kellogg. Civilian passengers
are: Messrs J F Wollooe, Harry
GTutt, William J Oroley, Soth
Moblev. and Tavlor.
Dr. Kellogg is well known in
Honolulu havincr formerly been
connected with tho looal branoh of
the Battle Crook Sanitarium; bo
was in Manila during the Spanish
war, was invalided home and is
now returning again to the soane
The following aro tho officers ot
tho Grant: Captain Bufo'd: First
Officer A Crosky; Seoond Officer
E Pecks; Third Offioer J t Mur
rv: Fourth Umcer U J!i i'etorson:
Chief Encrinoer J Lindloy; First
Assistant Engineer G R Lindsay;
Purser H J Harrison and Uniof
Steward Wm Herbert.
Captain Baker is the Quarter
master in ohargo of the Grant;
Doctor Spiller is the ship's
Tho Grant is not without her
mascot, having tho usual small
The United States tug boat Iroquois, Lieut Pond commander,
returned this morning after an absence since last Friday during
which time stops were made at Lahalna, Maui, Kealakeluia Day
on the Kona coast and Hilo. Captain Merry, commandant of the
Naval Station here, was the only passenger in the Iroquois. In
fact, the-tug boat went out at his orders, the idea being to make
the circuit of the islands of Maui nnd Llawaii for the purpose of
inspecting various places with an eye to sending information to
the United States Government. Captain Merry was seen at his
office this forenoon and, in response to questions asked by a
BULLETIN reporter, gave out the following:
" No, the United States Government has no particular design
so far in regard to harbors but information has been asked for by
the authorities and for that reason alone I made the trip in the
" Neither Lahaina nor Kealakekua can be recommended as
places for harbors. A few hours' inspection proved that very
" When von come to Hilo it is a different matter. With the
building of a crescent shaped breakwate) (n matter of very lit
tle trouble) a very fine harbor could be produced. This inform
ation will, of course, be sent forward.
We remained in Hilo two days and the whole situation was
studied carefully. -j
" As you know, my first intention was to go to Kauai, the
Garden Isle, but this was changed. From what 1 saw on the
coasts of Maui and Hawaii, a trip to Kauai wilfnot be necessary.
Now then as to harbor matters in general and Pearl Harbor
" You know that Pearl Harbor whs conceded to the United
States some time ago. Now that the flag of the United
States tiles over the islands, the appropriation of $ioo,odo has
been made for dredging.
" This appropriation still stanJs, but it is insufficient and the
Navy Department has recommended, that nothing be done until
a situation on land is obtained.
When Pearl Harbor was conceded, the concession was
made without any land and that is just where the big pilikia
comes in now. s
" The land all along the water front is owned by private par
ties and, when it was sought by the United States Government
to purchase some of this, the parties concerned held their posses
sions at such an exorbitant price that it was decided to allow
the matter to drop for a while.
" However, something may be done in the near future. The
Bureau of Equipment has recommended to the government that
condemnation proceedings be instituted against some of the
land already referred to.
The law of Eminent Domain is very clear here and if the
lands are condemned they will be valued according to the taxa
tion of previous years. There will be rigid kicks and court pro
ceedings of course. Nothing more is to be expected. That is all
1 have to say in regard to harbor matters.
" I might add that several people wereMnvited to go In the
Iroquois but, on account of that recently arrived malady term
ed in American slang "cold feet," none of these people showed
up. The Iroquois made a very quick trip and was blessed with
the delights of a smooth voyage."
PRINCE DAVID IN NEW YORK
He Is a
Guest at the Waldorf
Favorably Received -Speaks of Hawaiian
Affairs to Yorld Correspondent Visited
the Queen In Washington.
aOVKtlNMKNT LAND IBATTKHB.
A list of the land transactions
by the government sinco tho pas
sago of tho Newlands Resolution
is now being prepared by tho In
terior Department. The work will
take about two days yet to com
plete. It is stated on tho very best of
nnthnritv that tho list published
in another ntternoon paper a iew
days ago was totally misleading
and unauthorized The majority
nf thn transactions named wore
made boforo the passago of the
Nowlands Resolution and, for that
reason, hay nothiog whatever to
do with tho proclamation from
President MoKinley, received a
short time ago.
WILL HOON CLOSE.
But four more days remain for
securing season seats for tho Bos
ton Lyric Opera season. 'The
sale will positively close Satur
day. Oot. 7. The sinclo admis
sion salo will open on Monday,
Oct. 23, at Wall, Nichols Co.,
from, 10. to 4 p.m. doily, when
seats for any performanoo oan bo
In Tight Place.
In tho slip between tho Irm
nard and Sorouson wharves the
Hospital ship Relief and TJ. S. A,
Transport Tacoma are wedged.
How they ever got into thoir
present tight predicament is the
wonder of the water-front; not an
inch of space is there between tho
docks and the vessels or between
tho vessels themselvos. The Ro
lief is expected to Bail for Manila
via Guam tomorrow and will bavo
to solvo the problem then.
The mortuary record of tho
Boatd ot Health for tho month
onding Soptember 10 shows a to
tal of 70 deaths, 67 beinp male
and 22 female. Of these 37 wore
Hawaiians, 12 Chiueso, 11 Portu
guese, 11 Japanese, 5 Amoricaoe,
L Britisher and 2 of othor natio
The causes wore as follows:
Consumption 10; pneumonia 7;
meningitis 5; peritointis, enteritis,
disrrnoea and bronohitis 4 eaob;
drowning, favor, malaria fover and
premature birth J eaoh; -aooident,
Bright s disease, convulsions, deb
ility, remittent fever, heart di
sease, hemorrhage, 2 each; aneur
ism, beriberi, cancer, dormatitis,
dysentery, entoro-colitis, exhaust
ion, typhoid fever, gastritis,
herms, old age, paralysis, tumor,
suffooation and ulcer of stomaoh 1
In Soptember of 1805 (oholera
time) there were 112 deatus; in
1896, 43; in 1897, 53; in lb'JH, 6U;
and in 1899. 79. Death by wards
wero as follows: First ward 13,
seoond, 17; third, 11, fourth, 19
and fifth, 19.
Annual death into per 1C 00 for
month, 27.08. Hawaiians, 38.G1;
Asiatics, 25.09; all others, 18.24.
New York, Sept. 18.' Tho
World says: Princo David Ka
wauminkoa of Hawaii, whoso
mother was a sister of Queon Li
liuokalani nnd whoso father was
one of tho powerful chiefs under
the old rem ran iu Hawaii, is at tho
Prince David, an ho has always
beou called in this country from
tho timo ho went to school in
California, travels back and forth
between tho Unitpd States and his
uativo islnuds ruthor frequently.
Ho in tho handsomest native ot
Hawaii, and ho is an exquieito in
his droas . Not loDg ago he gave
a poi dinner in Washington,
bringing tho principal edibles all
tht way from Honolulu.
Washington, Sept. 17, special to
the WorlJ. Princo David Ka
wauanakoa of Hawaii, nephew of
Queen Liliaokalani nnd momber
of tho royal family, has arrived
hern on bis way to aevr xork to
sec tho great yacht race.
Ho will call on his aunt while
boro and mako her acquainted
with tho political situation in thu
"Tho natives," he said to Tho
World correspondent, "aro auxi
ously awaiting tho assumption of
American au'hority. To change
an established covernraput is
dangerous, and they roalizo it.
Hawaii was wall govertiod by tho.
monarchy. Capital puniahnipnt
was almost unknown. There
wero no thieves. Tho laws weru
universally obeyed. This situi
tion has been changod u.derthe
republican government, although
its record is not as deplorable as
thoso of othor coantrioa.
"President Dole n:d his col
leagues aro autocrats. Although
a fow roforrus havo been institut
ed, they aro not enterprisiug, nnd
tho ialauds have not beon benefited.
I A majority ot tho peoplo are op
posed to tho present government,
anu wnne not sure mo unueu
States will inaugurate onothnt is
bettor, they will accept what is
given and judge of its merits
In tho Polico Court thia fore-obstructing-and
noon uojjarty appeared on
the charge of coarse of jus
tee. Deputy Marshal Chilling
worth asked for a nolle
pros but Mr. Fogarty objected,
saying his sister had been jerked
off her wheel by n polico officer.
Judge Wilcox told the dofendent
that, in enso ho wanted to bring
in n complaint later on he could
U AnxIoiiH to Fight.
jj Tired of staying In Honolulu and
L anlous to go to the front to fight
Sunder the American dig In the
Philippines as they had started out
K from home to do, some twenty men
k from the Artillery stationed here
Q and Buena Vista hospital, left In
S the Transport Sherman for Manila
g today. Of course, It Is very prob-
able that the men will be court
jj martlaled upon arrival but, even
L realizing this, they stated to
friends that they were perfectly
willing to take their chances.
3 The soldiers went about the mat
S ter In a deliberate way, borrowing
9 the proper uniforms, walking
h aboard the transport and mingling
W with the rest of the soldiers.
SThey said good-bye to friends and
told them their Intentions asking
S that nothing be said until after the S
departure of the transport. . N
IJVTrLtWIlIP KII.WIHAIUIU Tltl.VL.
Ill any Tax Our.
Delinquent tax payers have
been decidedly on the increase
this year. It was announced by
Judge Wilcox this foionoon that
toere aro now 74U cases on nis list
that must bo ttied in tbo immedi
Boston, Sept. 23. Tho now
battloahip Kearsargo left her an
chorage about four miles off Bos
ton Light today for tho trial
course off Cape Ann, who to sho is
to havo hzr speod test today.
Rockport, Mass., Sept. 25.
The Kearssrge started on ber of
ficial trial off this point today,
crossed the lino at 10:26:40. Aa
the big battleship crossed tho lino
under full headway, her bow
pushed up an enormous volumo
ot water, and great waves wero
thrown up astern by tho scrows.
She mado good spoed, however,
although tho tide was against her
nnd tho wind nearly abeam.
Rockport, Mass., Sept. 25. Tho
Kearsargo crossed the finish lino
at 2:17:10, having taken four
hours, tweuty minutes, thirty sec
onds for tho iun.
An estitcato, deducting thirty
minutes for turning at Capo Por
poise shows that sho exceoded 17
knots by a fraction.
Tho Oceanic Athletic Club will
give n grand boxing exhibition in
thoir hall on Monday evening,
Oct. 9, when a uumbor of highly
interesting ovonts will bo contest
ed. Aloe, Hanson will havo an
eight-round bout with Will Smith,
a recent arrival from 'Frisco;
while Martin Donny and Charley
Lambert will indulge in a ton-
round spar in addition to sev
eral other attractions in tho samo
line Sam Johnson and bis pupils
will perform on tho horizontal
bar. As the participators aro
mostly men of looal fame a good
and exoiting program may bo an
ticipated. On Time Uiael.
The Australia got away for San
Francisoo at 4 o'olook yesterday
afternoon, on time, not at 5:15 aa
stated iu a morning paper. Horr
Berger's Government band ac
companied the alohas of frionds
of the departing with tbo usual
Dr. Posey, specialist for Eye,
Ear, Throat and Nose diseases and
Catarrh. Masonic Temple.
Dewev, the man,
On To Manila.
is depicted in
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