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The Bulletin Speaks for American Interests in Hawaii.
Vol. VTE. No. 137d.
HONOLULU, H. I., PllIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1899.
PbIOB 5 (JfcUTB.
WEAVER'S YARIED CARBER
STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT
COBLIfl REPORTS ON ARMY
NATIYES TO TOUR WORLD
RESORTED TO MANLY ART
W Wm- Department on llmvaii
M v ' rA
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New York San Gives Details of His
War-a High Roller la the East-Remark-
able Scheme for Newspaper Ttat Ac-
counts for Some of His Stories.
The New York Sun publishes In con
nection with iho despatch, dotalllng
tho troubles of Nicholas J. Weaver and
the- yacht Noma In Honolulu, tho fol
lowing review of Weaver's career:
Weaver and tho Noma hao had lots
of cxporlencoH. Weaver was arrested
In this city In 188S In connection with
a case In. which a Chicago business
liouso had been swindled. Another
man, Edwniri Huidman, who was ar
rested at tho same time, was sent to
Jail for a year. Weaver was discharg
ed. Weaver wns afterward heard of at
1xb Angeles, whero ho ran n newspa
per, In which, It Is said, $50,000 wns
In 1S05 ho turned up In Now York
nnd took rooms at an expensive hotel.
Ho announced that ho was tho repre
sentative of n Boston newspaper that
wns going to print nn International
edition lu flvo languages. Ho engaged
a largo corps of reporters nnd artists
who reported to him nt tho hotel every
day nnd at other ofllces which ho had.
Ho left Now York suddenly about Fob.
28, 1896, saying ho was going to his
yacht for a crulso In Florida waters.
He was arrested in Juno, 1896, in
this city on tho chnrgo of somo nows
papor men ho nnd engaged and of the
Uoston newspaper. Tho polclo were,
liowovcr, unablo to produce any com
plalnnnts against him and ho was dis
charged. In August ,1897, Weaver had
tho Noma at Gosport, England, nnd
flow on her not only tho Hag of tho
Atlantic Yacht Club, of which ho was
then a member, but also tho Commo
doro's flag. Ho lived expensively In
LoBdon and talked of starting a nows
paper there. -There weio stories afloat
of lgh play on tho Nornn, to which
vacht a number of ctabmen wore ln
" duccd to -visit. The yncht was seized
for debt, hut tho debt wns paid off and
sho was released. Tho nows that Wea
ver waa flying tho Commodore's flng
was brought hero aloug with somo
other nows nnd Weaver's connection
with tho Atlantic Yncht Club was
Weaver started In tho Noma on hor
present crulBO In October ,1898, from
Now York, Tho nowspnpers were sup
plied with lists of scientific men, ox
plorors nnd Journalists who woro go
ing along, nnd of tho nrmnmont sho
took to protect her fiom casual sav
ages HotchkUs guns, rifles nnd re
volvers. It was nllegcd thnt in addi
tion to her crow thcro were on board
A. B. Howlett, naturalist, Dr. Theo
dora A. Worrell, phyBlclan nnd botan
ist, nnd H. P. Tabor of Huffnlo. Dom
bny, Ceylon, Borneo. Tasmania ,Now
Zealand, tho South Sea Islands, Now
Guinea, tho Philippines, Coicn, Japan
and AlaHka woro to bo visited.
Tho State Department wns notified
on March 14th last by tho American
Consul at Aden that a schooner yacht
supposed to bo tho Noma had prob
ably been lost in the western part of
tho Red Sea. Fr6m that tlmo until
this nothing had been heard of the
Nornn. Tho yacht Is a keel yacht,
schooner-rigged, 115 foot over all.
She was built In Brooklyn In 1879.
UNFORTUNATE FRENCH GIRL.
The unfortunate French girl spoken of
In a BULLETIN of recent date Is' still at
Oahu jail where jailor Henry Is giving her
the kindest and most watchful care. She
is allowed the freedom of the gardens out'
sldf butts cautioned to call fur the guard
at the gate should there be d.inger lurking
about One attempt has already been
made to get her away from the jail and It
Is fiared that other attempts will be
Slice reading the article In the BULLE
TIN many Honolulu people have become
Interested In the young woman's welfare
and have promised to do all In their power
to assist her. Money enough to pay her
passage back to France has already been
scored and a letter apprising her family
of her Intended departure In the near fu
ture for the beloved shores of her native
country lias been sent forth In the Nippon
Mau.. . t
-ru. i( ihf turn Fipnrnmen to he
tried in the Police Court Saturday fore-''
noon will uemanu me young woman
presence, she being the principal witness
for the prosecution. As soon as the trial
Is over she will begin her preparations for
To Jail for Drunkenness.
Wm. Crews was arrested yesterday
afternoon on the same old charge. The
police officer who took him to the station
house was forced to put his hand over the
t man's mouth to keep him quiet. He was
so noisy at the police' station that he was
finally sent over to Oaliu Jail. This
morning Judge' Wllco sentenced him to
one one month's Imprisonment at hard
labor on account of his continual appear
ance In the Police Court on the same old
St. Andrews Fair and Luau Netted
x Good Sqid,
Treasurer Kltcat Reports Total Proceeds as
$385.60 -Fair More IProQtablo Fancy
The following 'is a statement of ac
counts of tho St. Andrew's Cathedral
fair nnd luau of September 30, this
THE FAIR. ALONE.
Fancy Tablo J142.G0
Flower Tablo 91.0U
Sewing Tablo 63.20
Ice Cream Tabic 93.30
FIJI Tablo 59.40
Grab Box , 64.30
Hawaiian Table 47.80
Candy Tablo 40.90
Coflco Tablo 38.05
Sunday School Tablo 14.05
Lemonade Table 21.65
THE LUAU ALONE.
Proceeds .n 209.85
Proceeds of fair and luau $885.60.
V. II. KITCAT,
HAWAIIAN SOUVENIR CALEN
DAR. The prettiest Hawaiian Souvenir Calen-
dar that has ever been seen In Honolulu
has just been put on the market by Wall,
Nichols Co. for 1900. The arrangement
of the views Is artistic and appropriate, a
most excellent selection of photographs
having been made.
There are thirteen parts of heavy white
card board, held together with silk cord.
The title pace h.is a tine view of Honolulu
'narbor nnd shipping taken from the boat
nwse. utner views include me loinni
palace, Kamehameha statue, Punchbowl,
Rainbow and Kapena falls, Crater of Kl
lauea, Diamond Head. Walklki and surf
boats, Cocoanut Island, Mauna Ke.i, Vol
cano rond, native luau, Cook's monument
and the Pall. One of Princess Kalulanl's
best photographs occupies a prominent
The parts for the different months are
printed In different cplors, nnd surrounding
the views are artistic sketches of Hawaii
fruits and flora. On the last page Is a
man of the croup with table of distances.
and a detail of our trade with the United
States for 1806 as compiled by Worthlng
ton C. Ford.
The calendar sells for Si, and will make
a very popular holiday gift.
CRICKET CLUB SMOKER.
Tho Honolulu Cricket Club smoker
In tho Waverlcy Club rooms will begin
promptly nt 8 o'clock this' evening.
Everyone 1b oxpected to light his clay
pipo at that time, Tho program is an
Tliero will bo music by Messrs. Rog
eiH, Alex. Joel, Chas. van Dyne, Carl
Mclvln and Jack Lawton of the Boston
Lyric Opera Co.
Vocal solos will be ..given by Guy
Livingston, Geo. Allen, D. W. Ander
son, Robert Anderson and Wm.
Thompson. Robert Anderson will sing
Scotch selections nnd Mr. Thompson
will sing a song that will delight all
tho Tlrltlshers presont,
J. W .Wlnton will glvo an exhibition
of ills powers as a ventriloquist and
Paul Egry nnd Prof. Yarndley nro
down for violin selections. Prof.
Yarndley has been ill and it Is Just pos
slblo that ho will bo unablo to attend
Mr. Marriner has kindly consonted
to glvo a selection on the mandolin.
This will undobutcdly bo ono of the
best numbers on tho program .
AUnn Dunn nnd Gus Murphy will ro
clto somchumorous selections. Tho
word "somo" Is used because thero is
no doubt vhntovor that tho two young
men will bo heartily encored.
Prof. Sharp and Captain Derger will
bo tho accompanists. The latter will
be Into, but when ho does appear on
tho sccno ho will mako up for lost
time. Prof. Sharp will open tho pro
gram v.lth a piano solo.
Fop Heedless Riding.
Jno. Cummlngs, who was tried before a
jury In Judge Perry's court and convicted
of 'furious and heedless riding, will be
sentenced this afternoon. In the lower
court he was fined $7$ and costs and ap
pealed from the judgment.
ATTENTION Co. F, N. G. II.
Every member of Co. F, winner of
tho competition drill, is requested to
bo at the drill shod this evening, Tho
prlnclpal'buslness will bo a discussion
of tho disposition of tho money won
at the prizo drill. s
The roll of honor among the na
tion's defenders Is given in On T
Suggests Thorough Change
Number or Troops In the Field Increase Wist
Point Appointments StalT
Wnnhlttnlnn K7.f 1 PI nn.nl ,-
report of tho Adjutant General of tho
Army, llrlgudlor General Corbln, to tho
Secretary of War, was made public to
day. General Corbln sums up tho mili
tary forces now In service of tho
United States as follows:
Regular army, 61,580; volunteers,
34,574; total, 99,160.
Tho regular establishment consists
of ten regiments of cavalry, 'sovon of
artillery, nnd tvvent-flve of Infantry.
Tho volunteer establishment consists
of ono regiment of cavalry, twenty
four of Infantry, and n Porto Rico bat
talion. Tho distribution of these troops up
to October 1, last, was as follows:
In tho United States. 34.229; Porto
Rico, 3363; Cuba, 11,187; Philippines,
32,315; en routo to tho Philippines,
17.099; Alnskn, 499; Hawaiian Islands,
General Corbln adds tho following to
"It is ordered that by December 1,
next, all the Infantry regtments.
United States Volunteers, shown nbovo
as in tho United States will havo sail
ed for tho Philippines. These, with
the troops now there, will give a to
tal strength of 2117 ofllcers nnd 63,605
enlisted men (an aggregate of 65,725)."
General Corbln recommends that tho
volunteers who rc-enlUted In tho Phil
ippines, office is and men, bo awarded
suitably inscribed medals.
During tho year thero havo been 62,
175 enlistments and ro-cnllstmcnts, of
which 53,021 were nntlvo born nnd 9,
151 fprclgn born. In point of color
56,154 vcro white, 6000 colored and 20
The following recommendation la
made for extra pay for the officers
serving in 6ur now possessions:
"Tho pay of all ofllcers below tho
grado of brigadier gcncrnl should bo
Increased nt least 33 1-3 per cent, vvhllo
on duty In Cuba or our new posses
sions. Most of theso gentlemen havo
families that they aro unablo to havo
with them and therefore nio compelled
to maintain two establishments."
Of tho criticisms of tho staff organi
zations of tho nrmy, Gcncrnl Corbln
says: "Much has been written or lato
concerning n better staff system.
Ours may bo, una doubtless Is, open to
Improvements, but It should bo borno
In mind that tho present organization
is tho result of years of legislation
born of tho best thought and labor of
our best military men nnd has stood
successfully tho test of all our wars.
The criticisms of our system nro too
often tho result of disappointment.
Seldom has thcro ono appeared in print
whoso author has not been a long
standing applicant for n placo in one
of tho staff corps or departments. Tho
suggestion that our staff officers aro
not experienced in tho duties of lino
officers Is not borno out by facts."
Tho rtpdrt dwells oh tho courtesies
ehdwn our troops by tho British Gov
ernment officials, whllo stopping at
Gibraltar nnd clsewhero on route to
tho Philippines and says this Inter
national courtesy will long Hvo In tho
memories of both parties to the spon
taneous exchange. -?
As the Increased army calls for an
additional number of Military Aca
demy cadets to fill vacancies, It is re
commended that tho President be au
thorized to appoint ten annually and
that two bo appointed at largo from
Satisfaction is expressed that tho
nrmy canteen embarrassment has been
removed from tho War Department by
tho action of Congress In establishing
Recommendation is mado that non
commissioned ofllcers bo given addi
tional pay In order to attract to those
places a worthy class wining to stay in
th'oso Rrades, and tho twenty-flvo
years servlco as an enlisted man shall
bo sufficient to admit to tho retired
list of enlisted men.
Tho condition of tho artillery ser
vlco, especially of tho sea coast, tho
report describes as not altogether sat
isfactory. It is bellovcd that tho tlmo
has arrived when tho artillery branch
of tho service should bo reorganized
and tho field artillery separated from
thnt engaged in tho coast defense
It is recommended that tho regimen
tal organization of tho artillery bo
abolished and that a corps of field ar
tillery In and of sea const artillery bo
provided for, separate and distinct
from each other.
V rnriTiiniNn NRnnnna.
Now Orleans, Oct. 28. Tho Gambrell
murder and resultant torturing at tho
stake of Joo Leflore, ono of the negro
criminals, has left Leak county, Missis
sippi, In n stato of supremo anarchy.
Ever slnco tho crlmo tho pcoplo of tho
vicinity havo been endeavoring to se
cure ovldenco against Leflore's accom
plices. Sovoral negroes woro whipped
nnd ono tortured with flro brands to
extort confessions, hut ull'in vain.
Party of Some Thirty to fo America
Orgin'zitlon Now Being Formed -Competmt
Man at Head of Affairs Offer from
There is just now being formed In Hono
lulu a select party Of young Hawaiian men
and vomen singers whose Intention It Is to
tour the world, giving people at the differ
ent places an opportunity to hear Hawai
ian muslc,,both vocal and instrumental.
A young Hawaiian, well known as a
man thoroughly acquainted with Hawai
ian music and one who has frequently had
occasion to form musical organizations
among the Hawaiian, Is at the head of af
fairs. Already nearly all the material has been
secured and, as soon as letters from differ
ent managers in the States and Europe are
received, the work of the preparation for
the long trip will be begun.
A splendid offer has just been received
from a German Count and it may lie just
possible that the singers will go to Europe
first. An answer has been sent to the
Count and further word will be awaited.
The scheme Is an excellent one and will
undoubtedly prove a success. An attempt
on such a large scale has never been made
Hawaiian music is much appreciated
by all musically inclined Americans who
come here and there is no doubt u hatever
that, the young Hawaiian's will make a
hit In America.
THE DAY'S STjGK REPORT
Amerlcnn Sugnr as .... 105 115
Ewn , 27 27V6
Hawaiian Agr. .....,. 320 350
Hawnllan Sugar. ...."... 230 230
Honomu 102V4 190
Honoltua 34 3114
Klhel iu.J toy, ioy4
Klpahulu '.. 115
Konn as 50
Mcllrydo ns 4?J 4S0
McBrydo pd 17 1814
Onhu pd 180 183
Ooknla 19tf 20&
Olaa as 2.05 2.20
OIna pd. liy, 16
Ifloncor Mill 230 235
Wnlalua Agr. ns 86 90
Wnlalun Agr. pd 122 121
Walmnnnlo .7. 145
Hon. Rpd. Trn
Onhu Ry. & Ld
Haw'n. Govt. 6s
Hnw'n. Oovt. 5s
I In. G Post Sav 4 p c.. .
Oahu Hy. & Ld
Today's session This
Klhel, J10.75; 20 Mcllrydo, 4.75,
Session Yesterday nftcrnoon 25
Ewn, 27.25; 25 Klhel, 11; 10 Walmca,
110; 10 Walalua pd., 124.50; 10 Wnlalua
pd., 125; 60 Klhel, 10.75; 5 Oahu as.,
132.50; 10 Walalua pd., 124.50; 10
American Sugar pd., 110.
PORTO RICO WANTS LAWS.
Ponce, Porto Rico, Octob:r 25. While
commerce and commercial enterprises of
every kind are waiting for the United
States to give to Porto Rico a market In
place of the one taken from her more than
a year ago, nature seems to be trying to
show how much she can do for this fertile
Young sugar cane that was broken down
and flooded by the tornado has straighten
ed up of its own accord and Is growing all
the more luxuriantly on account or me oe-
posit 01 muu nnu sou rrom me mountains
which was washed dou n on It. It Is true
the older cane was ruined, but cane that
was mature nnd about ready to cut was
renlanted In nature's own wav.
The change In postage between United
States and Porto Rco from foreign to do
mestic rates was welcomed by everyone
with much rejoicing. It makes the Island
seem much nearer to the new mother
country and already the quantity of mall
matter has nearly doubled.
Spanish law still prevails, but it Is mo
dified and otherwise changed by arbitrary
military orders and everything Is In a
great state of confusion and uncertainty.
'!. ..aIIi,- Ayiilt4f ltnl Cnnnl. It Inm
I lie liuuvc Luuiia, uiiuci optimal! law. tiu
minister justice according to&panisn ideas,
which very frequently differ very materi
ally from the American conception of
justice. The methods of taxation are suci
as have not been known in most countries
since the middle ages.
And yet, In spite of these conditions, and
It Is claimed the lack of proper recognition
by Congress, much progress is being made
In Americanizing the bland. But, the fact
must not be overlooked that the Porto Rl
cans are losing the kindly feeling they
have had for Americans, and, It Isasserted,
unless Congress acts and acts promptly, It
will take years to overcome the evil ac
complished by a few months' delay.
Japanese Causes Flurry on
Jack McYelgu Believed There Was a Proper Time
Tor All Things Accounts Settled
and Jack Wins.
The troubles of tho Nippon Marti
novur wcni to end when nt Honolulu.
For somo time past thcro lms been
considerable feeling between freight
clurk L ,M. Ver Mehr of tho Nippon
Mnru, and the customs aud health ofll
cers of this poit nnd last night it cul
minated In n rough and tumblo fight
between Ver Mehr and Health Officer
J. D. McVeigh. Tho fight lasted a min
ute, but It wns t'nougb for tho freight
clork.ns.lio rnmo out s6cond best, nnd
has u right eye draped in black this
When the Nippon Maui came off port
yesterday tho captain, on discovering
tho Pacific Mall dock occupied, con
cluded to nnchor whero ho wns until
today, but tho harbor maBtcr cour
teously tendered tho uso of tho Oceanic
dock which offer wns accepted and tho
Nippon Mnru wns docked at 5 o'clock.
Tho freight clerk, Ver Mehr In the
mcantlmo wns preparing to land all
the Japanese Immigrants nnd asserted
that he Intended to havo them all on
shore at 12 o'clock that night.
On McVeigh Informing him that such
would not bo tho enso and that no Ja
panese could bo landed until 5 o'clock
In the morning, and then to bo taken to
tho quarantine station, ho became
abusive and excitedly said that ho
would land them Irrespective of tho
custom houso nnd health ofllco depart
ments. Ono word led to another nnd when
tho steamer reached tho dock McVeigh
Invited Ver Molir on to the dock nnd
ho would demonstrate whether ho nnd
tho departments here could bo Insulted
by ono holding tho position of freight
Owing to tho Influence of E. R.
btncKnlilc, however, apparent praco
was restored, but tho freight clerk coh
tlnucd to mako assertions that officers
of tho port favored every other lino
but the Toyo Klscn.
This Incensed tho port offlceis, who
up to ditto can not seo wherein tlioy
havo shown any favoritism towards
nny stenmer, treating nil alike.
Mr. Schultze, seeking to restoro good
feeling told Ver Mehr to go to Mc
Veigh on tho dock nnd apologize. In
stead of doing so ho squared off at
McVeigh and tho fight commenced, but
wns quickly ended by tho Interference
of tho onlookers
Tho health nnd custom houso officers
wcie on hand nt 5 o'clock this morning
to commenco tho landing of tho Japan
ese, but were compelled to wait in Idle
ness until 7 o'rlock beforo thoy could
begin. This, of course, delayed tho de
paiture of tho stoamor by fully two
Hack-fold & Co when seen hud no
complaint to make about their treat
ment by tho port officers.
Committed to Circuit Court.
Chun Tnl, the Chinaman xni back
from the Circuit to the Police Court on
account of some irregularity, appeared In
the Police Court this forenoon on the
charge of larceny In the first degree.
Evidence on theslde of the prosecution was
taken and then Judge Wilcox committed
the defendant for trial before the Circuit
Cruelty to Anlmulu.
J. McQueen was fined $10 and costs In
the Police Court this forenoon on pleading
guilty to the charge of cruelty to animals.
The case was reported by Dr. Carter.
McQueen admitted hitting the horse over
the head with i billet of wood because he
was stubborn and, sat down In the
road, refusing to get up.
Douglas White who wrote On To
Manila has dene his work accurately.
HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE CO.'S
For Salo by Manufacturers' Shoo
Washington, November i. The
Adjutant-General Corbln In his an
nual report to the Secretary of War'
sneaks of the unsatisfactory condi
tions In Hawaii In relation to land
for military uses, saying:
" Sales of government lands and
leases of crown lands have continued
to the present time and there Is very
little cf either class left In lmmedi-
ate control of the government.
Should this action be permitted to
continue It will result In embarrass
ment to the United States.
" It is urged, therefore, that cer
tain tracts be taken without delay
from the control nf th H-i,-,n-.,
W Government and secured to the fu-
ture uses of the UnitcJ States or
e UnitcJ States or H
ired as reservations 1
n have them declared
S for military purposes,
Up to Her Old Tricks.
Sweet Emelle who came out of the In-
sine Asylum not long ago has taken t
her old habits again. Last night shsMf
raised such a disturbance in her locality
that the police were summcneJ. it took
just four policemen and the patrol wagon
to get her to the police station. In the
Polke Court this forenoon defendant was
fined J4 and costs and told that the next
offense would mean lmprlynment at hard ,
Russln Financially Sound.
St. Petersburg, Nov. i. The Novostt
says M. Dewitte, the Minister of Finance
has recently addressed the directors ofn
number of private credit Institutions nnd
assured them that the Russian financial
condition excteJs that of France or Great
Britain. The dearth of money, he added,
wa. the result of the world's generat
financial position and did not afford
ground for uneasiness.
A Vetrnn DIch.
Jas. Shearn, a vetrnn of the U. S.
who fought in the 18th Rhode Maud dur
ing the Civil War, died Monday night
and was burled yesterday afternoon by
Co. u, N. G. H.
DeceaseJ was an old-time resident of
the Islands, having come here soon after
the war. He was well known by many.
Capt. W. L. Howeif of the Merchants'
Patrol has taken nn office In the Model
BJock where he is now prapared to do all
kinds of detective work. Captain Bow
ers has built up a big business for the
Merchants' Patrol and has given perfect
satisfaction. He can be reached by ring
ing up Telephone 708.
Flrtit In the Field lor 1800.
Souvnler Art Calendar of "tj cards"
choice selection Hawaiian views. The
handsomest calendarever produced. Ready
for mailing. Price li.oo. WALL, NI
CHOLS CO., LTDV
To Lcnrn Boer Loftses.
Russels, Nov. 1. Dr. Leyds, the diplo
matic agent of the Transvaal, has received
the consent of the British Secretary of
State for War, the Atarquls of LanJowne,
to allow a telegram to be sent to Pretoria
to ask the number of killed and wounded .,
on the side of the Boers. '
THE ART LEAGUE EXHIDIT.
Tho work for tho Novombor exhibi
tion of tho Kllohuua Art Lenguo yittl .
bo received on Nov. 18th. Saturday,
tho 25th, will be VnrnUh Day, nnd tho
first view or Membors' Reception will
bo on Monday evening, tho 27th .
Dr .Posey, specialist for EyoS Ear,
Throat and Nose diseases and Catarrh.
Co., Fort St., Sign o! the Big Shoe.
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