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The Bulletin Speaks for American Interests in Hawaii.
Vol. VII. No. 1358.
7 HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1899.
Pbiob 5 Cents.
FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN KING
TO SWELL TRANSPORT FLEET
KIHEI STOCKHOLDERS MEET
CABINET MEETING OF TODAY
DAYIS AND CLARK TALK
Change at Bucnn Vista.
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By Side of Wife's Father-Large Turnout
In Precession -Masonic Services at
Temple and Grave.
The remains oE the late Captain
J. A. King, Minister of tbo Inter
ior, -were intorred in the family
plot in Nuunnu Cemetery Sunday
afternoon. The funeral was one of
the largest that has been seen in
Honolulu for a lone time.
The body lay in state during
the late forenoon imd early aftrr
noon, hundreds of piople viowing
the face of the deceusrd for the
Shortly before the time set for
the funeral the Mosoob gathered
in tho Temple and there beld ser
vices. After this thoy innruhed to
the Executive buildinp and then
around the coffin, viewing tho re
Shortly after 3 o'clock, eight
stalwart nativo policemen lifted
tbo coffin fiom its place in tho
throne room and, preceded by the
pall-bearers E. A. Mott-Srnitb,
W. O. Smitb, J. A. Hasaiuger, W.
,F. Allen, J. A. MoOand ess, 0. B.
Ripley, 0. L. Wight and K. R? G.
Wallace carried it down tho
front steps under tbe Groaned
Bwords of tho Masonic Commaui.
ery and placed it in tbo boarso.
The procession was formed
very quickly, Marshal Brown,
with Deputy Marshal Ohilling
worth on bis right and Oaptain
Parker on his left, taking tbe lead.
Just behind were about twenty of
tho Mounted Patrol under Captain
Spill ner.andtbon about thirty foot
police under Captain Ivanao.
Tbe National Guard was beaded
by tbo band, at the head of which
rodo Col. Jones and his staff.
Each battalion was preo?ded by its
major and staff. Following tbe
National Guard was nno battery
of the Sixth Artillery under Cap
tain Marsh and tben u detachment
of bluejackets from tbe Iroquois.
Tho Masons, headed by tbo
commandery and numbering over
a hundred strong, marched just in
front of tbe bearao.
Following tbo hearse were tho
Chief mourners, President Dole
and staff and tho remainder of tho
localand foreign officials as alroady
agreed upon. There were in the
neighborhood of eighty carriages
As tho procession started from
the Exeoutive building the firing
of minute guns from Punchbowl
began and continnod until School
Btreet or a little beyond bad been
Upon arrival at the cemetery
the band marched around to tho
grave,the cornmandery swung in
to tw'o lines, making an avenuo
for the passago through of the
body and the other masons form
ed about the plot, Norman Gedge,
master, and assisting masons,
standing at tbo bead of tho
Preceding tbo colli u wero tbo
obief mourners wbo took their
places near tbo grave.
Tben began tbo always imprea
sivo Masonic sorvico, performed
by Norman E. Gedue, master of
Pacific Lodge and assisted in by
Geo. Oompton, master of Lo Pro
pros Lodge and Archie Gilfillan,
Passed Master of Hawaiian Lodge.
Ono part of the plot was devot
ed entirely to a largo number of
bocutiful floral designs in nil
colors which wore placed on the
. grave when tbo diggers had ceas
ed their operations.
The funeral was witnessed by
hundreds of people both along the
lino of maroh and at the cemetery.
" And what a wealth of enjoy
ment did, tbe first detachment of
America's army of invasion derive
from this day at Honolulu." From
On fo Manila.
Remains of Late Minister
teiior Laid to Rest.
Russian Steamer Dainy Yostok Chartered
by U. S. Goiernment.
Delayed Two Days By Typhoon Brought 700
Japanese Immigrants-Dae In San Fran.
Cisco Not. 41b.
Tho Russian stoamor Dalny
Yostok from Kobe, with about 700
immigrants for Honolulu, now
lying in tho stream, will in a day
or two got away for San Francisco
where sho has beon, chartered by
tbe United States Government as
an army transport.
Tho Yostok is duo in San Fran
cisco on November 4th, so will
slay here only as long as is neces
sary to discharge GOO tons of coal
at the railway wharf; the 700
immigrants were landed in quar
Twenty Japanese for the Coast
are aboard and tbo steamer's crow
numbers G2 mon.
Tho Dslny Vostok was formerly
tho Brfndisiof the Peninsular and
Oriental S. S. Co., and carried tho
East Indian mail for soveral
years. She was built by Boxford
and Sons at Sutherland, England,
in 1880 and was sold to a private
Russian concern scarcely a year
As a transport tho
Russian boat will be
a useful addition to tbe govern
ment service. Sho is 387 feet
long, 40 feet beam, 29 feet depth
of bold and can maintain a speed
of 12 kuots. Sho is registered at
222G tonB and can carry 3500 tons
of coal in her bold. Tbe coal
bunkers carry G80 tons.
Tho deck works will be changed
considerably in San Francisco to
meet I ho needs of n transport and
tbe Yostok will be painted white
and receive the red, wh'to and
blue bands nrouud her smoke
stack. Th Dalny Voetok left Kobe on
the 5th inBtunt but hud to put
back into n small harbor on the
coa6t owing to the near proximity
of a typhoon. On tho 7th tho
wind changed favorably and tbe
steamer put out to sea ouco mora.
The officers of tbe Russian vos
eel are: Captain T. Eriksen,
chief officer W. Brodibin, second
officer Belobjoffski and chief en
gtneor A. A. Danie.
CLAY CLEMENTS LtST WKEK.
This ovening Clay Clement and
bis company will begin their last
week with Robertson's best come
dy "Caste." Mr. Clement appear
ing as "Old Ecoles" an old toper,
a charaoter splendidly fittod tohim
On Tuesday "Tho Mountebank,"
one of tbe great melo-dramatio
b accesses in tho States. Tburday
ovenincr by general request "Tbo
Now Dominion" will bo repeated.
Saturday evening will be dovoted
to Hnakespei n s famous traoedy
"Hamlet." Mr Clement is credit
ed with boing ono of tbe best
Hamlets on tbe American stage.
On Monday, Oot. 30tb, the last
performance of tbo company tbo
world romowned melodrama tho
"Tioket of Leave Man" will be
Tho case of J. F. Colburn,
charged with asault and battery
on W. O. Akana, was finished in
tho Police Court Saturday after
noon. Tho polioe officers concern
ed stated that Colburn did not
once lay band hands on Akana.
Colburn and his attorney bad
hardly got ont of tbe room before
Louis Marshal, his agent, was
arrested on tho charged of assault
and battery on W. O. Akana.
This was evidently tho outcome
of tho testimony of the officerb
who said that Marshall pushed
Akana when bo was near the door.
Tbo case has beon set for the 2Gtb
What Was Decided on at
Hawaiian Commercial to Grind Cane Alex
ander & Baldwin Accepted as Agents
Various Matters Discussed.
A meeting of the stockholders
in tbo Eibei Plantation Company
was hold in tho Chamber of Com
merce tbis foronoon. Some 86,
000 shares, wero represented by
the forty or moro present. H. P.
Baldwin was in tho chair and L.
A. Thurston acted as seoretary.
It was first voted to accept tbe
agency of Alexander & Baldwin
as per contract. It was also voted
to accept tho proposition of the
Hawaiian Commercial Co. to have
Eihei ;ano ground in tho mill at
oprociceiBviiio at me rnio or ivs
per ton, a cneapor rate tuan uas
ever been matio in mo uistory ot
the sugar industry iu the Hawai
Tbis agreement will be sent to
San Francisco in tbe China for
tbe owners on tbo CoaBt to sign.
This matter of having the cano
ground at Spreckelsville means
about $500,000 saved for that Is
tbe amount it would tako to put
up and furnish a mill in Kihei.
It is gleaned from tbis by many
of tbe stockholders that thero will
bo a calling in of only two-third
of tho amount in aoseKsraeote.
Tho ramor that Mr. Baldwin
had said bo was willing to give
back some of tbo money because
bo thought Eihei capitalized too
high, waH brought up and discuss
ed. Mr. Baldwin denied having
made any such statement.
Messrs. Thurston and Baldwin
both mado tho statement today
that thero would probably ho an
amalgamation between Eihei and
Hawaiian Commercial. It is sup-
posfU tuat tuis Btato ot ailajrs is
what made the stockholders at the
mealing thi) morning vote for tho
grinding contract mentioned
above. It is also held to mean
that all tbo asseesments will not
bo called iu as soon as beretoforo
A Monkry Case,
John French appeared in tbo
Police Court tbis forenoon on tho
charge of assault and battery on
Mano, a native, and was fined $5
and costs. French went into an
uptown saloon with n pet monkey
Saturday night and got ioto a lot
of pilikia. Mano's feet was bitten
and tbe barkeeper, Thompson by
name, used a gun with such tell
ing effoot that tbo brute died of
bis injuries later on.
All Doubt Dispelled.
The announcement of tbe pas
senger list of the steamer Australia
with tho names of the Lyric Opera
Co.aboard caused iudespread satis
faction. All doubts, which had
been in order, gavo place to great
preparation for tbo coming event.
Tho salo of soats today opened up
bier, at Wall, Niobol Co. Tomor
row seats for any performance
will be in order. Tho sale today
will bo confiued to .tho opening
night only, Tuesday, Oot. dl.
A communication was received
in tho Amelia Maru acknowledg
ing tbe toceipt of tbe telegram
sent by Minister Mott-Smith re
lative to space at the Paris Expo
sition for an Hawaiian exhibit.
Ab yet, tho commissioners had not
been seen and so nothing bad
beon deoided on in tbo matter of
Tho appointment to tho vaoant
position in tho olenoal force cl
the Circuit Court of a popular
young man of tbis town at present
employed on one of tho planta
tions is soon to bo made,
F. Parsons Appointed District
Magistrate of North Hilo.
About District Magistrate of Wailuku Word
Received From Minister Damon Regarding
There waB a short meeting of
tbo Cabinet this forenoon for tho
discussion of various matters (bat
havo como up sinco President left
The matter of tho choico of a
man to fill tbo vacancy in the In
terior Department as Minister of
tbo Interior occasioned by tbe
death of Capt. J. A. Eing, came
up for discussion but no deoision
was arrived at. Tbo mattor will
be decided on either to dav or to
It, was voted that a commission
be issued to Charles F. Parsons,
an attorney of Hilo, appointing
him; to tbo office of District Ma
gistrate of North Hilo in place of
Judgo Barnard, resigned. Mr.
Parsons is au attorney who has
beon in tho country for Borne timo
and who has taken out letters of
Tbe Cabinet also discussed the
mattor of tbe District Magistrate
of Wailuku, Mam. The Commis
sion of Judge McKay expires
shortly and it was -voted that tbo
present incumbent be correspond
ed with in reforenco to hu accept
ance of a now coraraisicn.
Io reply to a question as to tho
progress of Minister Damon's
work, President Dolo answered:
"When Mr. Damon was in
Washington, I received r. letter
from bim. The only matter of
publio intorost in tho lottor was
the "subject of the retention by
bim of tho oflico of Minister of
Finance. Tho government thought
that such a cnurso would bo of ad
vantage to Mr. Damon-whilo on
bis mission in Italy and wroto
bim of their willingness that ho
should i-till retain tho office if tho
authorities in Washington would
consent. Mr. Damon wrote saying
that tho authorities were perfectly
A Construction Co.
Papers, havo been filed iu tho
Interior Department by the
Whitehouse Contracting and Con
struction Co. asking for a charter.
As yot, these papers havo not been
acted on by the Executive
Tbe mon concerned in the now
company are as followe: Jj. JU.
Wbitebouse, (J. McLennan, D. JU.
Wakefield, Carl Smith of Hilo
and J. Wallor Jones of this city.
Tho buainoBB of tho new company
will be to construct railroads and
firivato roads and other work of a
Tho principal offico will b sit
uated in Hilo. Tbo capital agreed
on is 825,000, this to bo divided
into 250 shares at a par value of
Hay Choion Olovei.
Tho gloves for tbe glovo contest
at Independence Park Saturday
night woro chosen this foronoon,
both tho Marshal and Deputy Mar
shal being present. Tbe heaviest
gloves that could bo found woro
deoided on by tbe Marshal al
though thero wero those present
who wanted lighter gloves.
Lambert and Hanson, Denny
and Armstrong and one other pair
of contestants constitutes tho pro
gram for Saturday night.
Word has been received that J.
Q. Wood and Harold Spencer
have taken apartments in Quincy
Houeo at Cambridge and aro get
ting down to routine work.
On To Manila, a complete h'i
tory of the Philippine campaignl t
handled inclusively by the BULII'
Suggestion That Hawaii's Constitution
Be Organic Law.
Clark Voices the Local Sentiment for Territorial
Organization Similar to Territories of tbe
Mainland Philippine Rule.
Washington, Oot. 13. Senator
Davis of Minnesota, chairman of
tho Committee on Foreign Rela
tions, is of tho opinion that Con
gress at its coming session will
not attempt to establish civil gov
ornmdnt for tho Philippines bat
will leave tbe islands under tbo
control of President McKinlev.
who will thus bo enabled to con
tinue military control for an in
Senator Davis thinks President
McKinley will also be permitted
to continue the government of
Gnba indefinitely, for he believes
it will bo several years boforo tho
Cubans can be trusted to manage
their own affairs and maintain a
stablo government. He is con
fident Congress will tako up Porto
Rico early in tbo session and pro
vide it with a civil government.
Hawaii, Davis thinks, will also
receive tho promised considera
tion and bo suggests tho enacting
of tbe Hawaiian constitution,
with some modifications, into an
Senator Clark of Wyoming has
arrived iu Wnshington after
spending two months in Hawaii
to study its needs. He prodiots a
bright futuro for tbu island. In
speaking of legislation in their in
tere3ts he says: "The peoplo
wish Congress to bestow upon Ha
waii a regular territorial system
of government, puch as h in force
in Arizona and New Mexico. In
my opinion, that is tbo most do-
suable policy to nursno when
Conur'ss comes to' lecislato for
tho islands. At present tho gov
ernment is Vory awkward and
cumbersome. There is no muni
cipal or county government and
tho peoplo residing at a distanco
from Honolulu aro put to eroat
inconvenience, for publio rpcords
are kept at no,otber placo. Hono
lulu itself is making rapid
strides in tho march of progrees.
Even tho most (.rdent royalists
aro forced to admit that American
supremacy in tbe islands is the
host thing that could have hap
pened. Tho material develop
ment of Hawaii has boon greatly
assisted and accelerated by annex
ation. Coming ucdar our flag
has boon of onormoos bonefit. It
has given confidence to the peo
plo, and the guaranty of a stable
government brightons their whole
Tomorrow tho China from Yo
kohama is due, on Wednesday the
Australia will arrivo on time from
San Francisco and tho Miowera
and Aorangi from the Colonies
and Yiotoria, rospectivoly also get
bore during tho latter part of tho
Dr. Posey, specialist for Eye,
Ear, Throat and Noso disease ano
HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE CO.'S
For Salo by Manufacturer' Shoo
There was a rumor about town
today that Surgeon Major Wood
would soon leave Buena Vista hos
pital and that his place would be
taken by Surgeon Major Taylor now
on his way to Honolulu In the Aus
tralia. When asked about the mat
ter this forenoon, Col. Mills said: fl
" I know there Is such a rumor and H
cm say I believe it to be true al- 5
though, as yet, I have not seen the li
order. Major Wood has been ordered S
to Jefferson Barracks In Missouri. C
WAILUKU'S NEWS NOTES
Wailuku, Oct 19.-Noarly half
an inch rain foil in Wailuku,
Waikapu and surrounding country
on Thursday. There waa also
rain in Lahaiua.
The competitivo drill of Wailu
ku polico which was to come off
last Wednesday ovening has been
postponed until next week on ac
count of tho death of Minister
"Alabama" Mitchell is still
supervising tho digging of a diloh
up Iao Valloy for tho Wailuku
plantation. A distanco of nearly
25 J fcot haB beon completed. The
depth of tho ditch is about seven
feet and the width in some placos
six foet. Mr. Mitohell will soon
commence tunneling Iao Yalloy.
Tbo flag of tho Wailuku sher
iff's offico was at half mast yoster
day and today out of respect to
the memory of tbe late Minister
J. A. Eing.
Tho barkentiue Ruth, Captain
Oloisn, arrived )ait Monday 12J
days from San Francisco with
general merchandise, including a
dook load of fino looking mules
for tbo Haiku plantation.
Tho wedding of Miss Ellen
Henneesy to Jno. Bell of Kihei
took placo in tho Waikapu
church Inst Saturday evening
at 8 o'clock. Rev. Kolino of
Paia officiated. Mr. James
Smith of Waibee, was best
man, and tho bridesmaid tins
I one of the relatives of tho bride.
A luau and dauce followed the
A new American flag for tho
flan pole iu front of tha sheriff's
office has been completed by Mrs.
David Crowill, th? wife of tho
C. H. Dickoy of Haiku takes
tho Mauna Loa for Mohkai this
evening. He goes in tho inter
est of the tax collector's depart
ment, and will incidentally tako
in the Eamalo and Eaunakakai
Threw Hot Oil.
Leo Hing appeared in tbe Po
lice Court on tho ohargo of
aisault and battery on Man Hing.
Tbo lattor told Judgo Wilcox he
did not wish to proaecuto Lee
Hing but the Judgo told him tho
machinery of law had alroadj
been Bet to work. It seems that
hot oil bad beon thrown on Man
Hinc's arm, a frightful series of
burns resulting. Tho case will
como up tomorrow.
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