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VlQTOlY for American Principle !
The Bulletin Speaks fop American Intepests in Hawaii.
Vol. VLL No. 1380.
HONOLULU, H. I.. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER. 17, 1899.
Piuob 5 Oentb.
WITH CABINET MINISTERS
Various Hatters Considered at Session
Position from 0. R. & L. la Rfgird to Wharf
"at Yosnun's Slip -Preposition Cannot be
Entertained by Government.
There wob u long session of the Calil
net this forenoon, but very llttlo for
publication was accomplished.
A proposition from tho 0. 11. & L,
Co. was placed heforo tho meeting. Tho
railroad corporation proposes to clvo
up a piece of Its land on tho Youman'c
lip just niakal of tho present wharf,
this being sufficient for n good sized
wharf. Tho railroad pcoplo nuk that
certain government property bo hand
ed over to them In consideration of the
Tho government decided that It could
not consider tho proposition as It Id one
for tho Federal Government.
Communication)! from people living,
on lower Boretanla street asking tor
damages, wcro considered. It seems
that when tho now road was built and
tho old one abandoned, tho latter was
not closed. Tho government then sold
strips of property taking In parts of
the old road and tho property between
It and tho now road. Now tho people
In tho vicinity whoso property direct
ly onco fronted on tho old stieet Is shut
off from tho new ono by a building.
President Dole admits that tho old road
should have been closed. Nothing re
garding damages was dono although
tho matter was thoroughly discussed.
Correspondence was received from
Washington but tho nnturo of It could
not bo learned ns Mr, Dole refused to
give out nny Information. It '3 Known,
howover. that somo of this Is from Un
official Dclegato Hartwell.
Mr. Dolo stated that Mr .Hartwell
was watching things carefully and
would do what he deemed bc3t to bring
about an early consideration of the
Territorial Act. Senator Cullori was
In favor of this with slight modifica
tions. Mr. Dolo could not say what tbo
The Uoston Lyrics played to ono of
tho largest, most critical and most en
thusiastic audiences of tho season last
night. 11 Trovatoro, tho opera given,.
will bring out a big Honolulu uudlcnco
at nny tlino, nnd tho people woro moro
than satisfied with tho perfonnunco of
tho Lyrics. Miss Andrews, Maudo
I.eckley nnd Mr. Parmley wcro tho
bright particular stars of tho evening.
They wcro nt their best nnd tho en
cores left no question of tho highly fa
vorable judgment passed by tho audi
This afternoon tho Lyilci aro ren
dering Said Pasha. This Is tho first
"school matinee" and tho lnrgo attend
ance, of tho school children assures the
popularity of tho plan.
Tomorrow afternoon tho MuBkotecrs
ni ta thefcvcnlng La Hello llolenc.
Hawaiian Exhibit Assured.
Uintnter Mott-Smlth received by tho
China last oventng a telegram from T.
.. V.. Sklpp which nssureu enough
spate nt the Paris Exposition in tho
par alloted to tho United States for
at exhibit from tho other Islands. Mr.
Ifatt-Bmlth states that tho assurance
Is pack that the work of preparing the
Hawaiian exhibit will bo pushed for
ward with all tho enorgy possible In
rr (hat Hawaii may mako a showing
Mnd to none in Paris.
"PAU" A WEEK PROM TOMORROW
Following Is tl:e standing in the BULLETIN'S Boys Tribune Bicycle
ra.ee, up to and including yesterday:
1st Prize Tribune Bicycle. 2nd Prize Suit o!
Clothes. 3rd Prize Pair of Shoes. 4th Prize
The twenty boys at the head of the list when the contest closes will be
given free tickets to such performance of the Boston Lyric Opera Com
pany as they may select The pext batch, twenty boys below' the high
est, will be given free tickets to the Orpheum.
Ah Far 7319 David 236
P. Lubeck 7159
C. Louis 189S
Frank Stone 1280
WiUie Sylva 744
Ed. Medelros 621
Jatk '... 557
Ah Kin 525
Sing Chong 356
Ptmcr Oual 312
deorge Crowell 282
TaVesh : 273
NOW FOR THE RAILROAD
President Gehr of Ullo-Kohala Road
Engineer and Workmen to Follow Earlj in De
cemberYarns Tbat Caused Delays
' Herbert B. Oehr.PresIdcnt of tho Ko
hala Hllo Railway Company returned
to Honolulu In tho China yesterday.
Ho Is accompanied by his wife.
Mr. Gehr comes with all his prelimi
nary preparations completed and work
on tho railroad will now forgo ahead.
By the Nippon Mart! of Dec. 2, Chief
Engineer John Carglll with tho work
men of tho line will arrive. Mr. Carglll
for the past blxtecn years has been
assistant chief engineer of the Pennsyl
vania system, which alono Is a guaran
tee of tho high class work that will be
dono on tho Hllo system. Mr. Drown in
In tho East buying and forwarding ma
terial. Ho will be In Hawaii about Feb.
"Everything has gone on satisfactor
ily," remarked Mr. Gehr this morning.
"Had it not been for tho fool reports
sent out regarding tho land order and
the volcano, I should have been back
here beforo this. Dr. John Dewey on
arrival In the States published nn in-,
tcrview that tho Presidents land or
der had knocked out our franchise;
that tho local government held to that
view consequently tho deal was off.
Following this tho now York Herald
camo out with a half page picture of
tho Island of Hawaii undergoing de
struction from volcanic eruption. Vfo
could easily rcfuto tho misrepresenta
tion, but It took time.
"I saw no indications of rescinding
tho land order, but wo nro not worry
ing over what Congress will do.
"I could better say whero I haven't
been In the East. I met Senator Cul
loin nnd with him met tho President
when he was in Chicago."
Tho wor kon tho railroad will go for
ward quietly and steadily. After a
meeting with tho local officers of tho
company Mr. Gehr will go to Hllo.
IIDALANI MEETING TONIGHT.
Tonight's election nt the4' Ilenlanl
Club gives promise of somo lively
times. Thcro aro two tickets In tho
field nnd probably three with A. L. C.
Atkinson, W. E. Wall nnd George II.
Carter for president. Among others
Blated for tho directory on tho three
tickets nro Guy H. Gere, Fred C.
Church, C. D. Murray, A. S. Prescott,
Jim Lloyd, C. S. Desky, F. D. Damon,
C. 11. Gray, Kirk II. Porter, II. M. Dow,
I Thcro Is n split among tho club mem
bers as to president, Bomc of tho older
members wanting cither Carter or
Walter Wall, anil tho younger nnd
moro nctlvo members pulling for A, L.
Tho fact that F. W. Klehban, tho
present captain has refused a seat In
tho directory, has caused much uneasi
ness ns ho is looked upon as tho best
man avallablo for tho position ho now
Frank Carpenter Here.
Frank G. Carpenter, ono of tho best
known newspaper writers in tho United
States, is a through passenger in tho
China. Mr. Carpenter Is on ono of his
well known tours in the interest of u
syndlcato of metropolitan papers. Ho
goes to Japan, tho Philippines. China
and through tho East Indies. Mr, Car
penter will probably stop in Hawaii on
hiB return to Washington.
J. Keki 222
Divld (Liilii) 218
Ah Fong . 216
Ivan Shunk 199
M, Smith 142
Manuel Costa 139
Enrato Sylva 124
Johnnie Sylva 114
Frank Yasso 104
Jno. P 102
Charlie Williams 93
M. Marks .. . . , 90
Willie Cunha..ff 94
S Opening of Census Office, n
S The Census office under ALitau N
T. Atkinson will bs opened In the
uovemment building tomorrow In ft
ilfY.nn, r.-.ll..-.. I. .Ik.. I l I?
..,vwi iticiiuy unupicu vy J. IT.
Glrvln as secretary of the Chinese
Bureau. Like all other government
offices the Census office will be
opened at 9 o'clock sharp. George
1.. Blgelow will assume his duties
under Mr. Atkinson as his assistant
tomorrow. Mr. Blgelow was "ap
pointed by1 Governo'r Merrlam, the
head of the Census Department of
ihe United States. The other offi
cers for the Islands, nuniberlntr
about to in all, will be named by fe
Mr. Atkinson. I
The Census office Is the first J
UnlrH St ites government office'.to CJ
te opened In either the Executive or S
the Government buildings although
the one under Joshui K. iir.vi at
the Custom House was the first to te
be established In tle Islands. W
? Chicago, Nov. 8. Frederick J. Cross
of Honolulu has arrived In Chicago
from New York, whero ho has complet
ed arrangements with tho owners of
tlio Marconi system for Its establish
ment In tho Hawaiian Islnnds. The
system of wireless telegraphy In tho Is
lands Is expected to bo in working or
der February 1.
"Tho Hawaiian Islands," Mr. Cross
said, "heretofore wcro without nny
communication beyond that which
brought by boats that land In Honolulu
about twlco n week. Tho laying of n
telegraphic cable between tho five Is
lnnds nnd Honolulu would bo a (11(11
cult and expcnslvo undertaking, be
causo thcro nro a grent many coral
reefs along the coast, nnd tho storms
i frequently would damago tho cable and
entail n good deal of expense
its buuii u 1 ileum ul iiiu .narcum
system I was detailed by a number of
Honolulu capitalists to invcstlgato It.
I was In Now York aud saw Its work
lugs nt tho yncht rnco and later was
on board the battleship New York,
where I noted tho experiments by tho
"I obtained solo rights from tho
Wireless Telegraph and Signal Com
pnny of London, which owns tho pat
ents for tho Marconi system. Tho work
will begin January 1, and in a. mouth's
timo wo expect to be Hashing messages
from tho Island.
At 11:30 o'clock last night Guard 11.
Kallt haw a man near tho Pacific Mall
whnrf draw u sack up from tho water.
Tho man kept his cyo on Knlll who
was In full view, but was asleep. Ho
soon discovered lilt) mistake for no
sooner did ho hayo tho sack safely on
tho dock than Knlll mado for him.
Tho sack was dropped In a s:cond
nnd tho man sought safety in flight.
Knlll reached tho sack a minute lat
er, nnd swinging It on to his shoulder
mado after tho fugitive. Then began
a merry race along tho wnlor front
with Knlll, desplto his burdon, gain
A stern chaso is a long chase, but
finally the guard overtook and captured
tho fugltlvo at tho flshmarket wharf.
He was turned over to Inspector Ncel
ey nnd lodged In Jail.
Tho sack contained 30 tins of opium
nnd tho would-bo smuggler Is Frank
Smith, quartermaster of tho China, an
old and trusted employe.
In tho Police Court thlii forenoon
Smith pleaded not guilty to tho chargo
of opium in possession, but after a
trial that lasted fifteen minutes or
thereabouts, defendant was found
guilty and sentenced to pay a lino of
1250 and costs.
Tho recent captures of opium along
tho water front speak very well for tho
men under Port Surveyor Strntbmoyer
nnd demonstrate tho alertness ana at
tcntlon to duty that is to bo found
nmong custom houso men.
On Saturday afternoon nt tho regular
timo and nlaco teams from tho II. C. C.
and Britishers from vessels In port will
Indulco In a cricket match. Thore aro
somo good cricketers among tbo visi
tors and an Interesting matcn is looKca
Injured By Falling Coal.
A sailor of tho Hawaiian Isles was
qulto badly Injured by tho falling of
a bucket or conl from aloft on his ship
lato yesterday forenoon. Tho coal fell
full upon him. Tho patrol wagon was
called and tho unfortunato man taken
to tho hospital.
Wm. M. aifford was on 'chaugo this
morning for tho first timo In many
Fanciers of pretty horses, swell rigs,
etc., will bo entortnlncd by attending
tho opening of tho now King street sta
bles tomorrow afternoon, from C to C.
Thero will bo music, etc.
NOW DEWEY IS MARRIED
Ceremony Performed With Cbaracteilsttc
Mrs. Hai;n tho Bride Held la Catholic Cha
pel OjIj Immediate RMatWcs
of Bride Present.
Washington, Nov. 9. Admiral
Georgo Dewey and Mrs. Mildred Hazcn
wero married quietly at tho rectory of
St. Paul's Catholic Church In V street,
near Fifteenth street, this city, shortly
neroro 10 ociock this morning. The
ceremony was performed by ltev. Jas.
F. Mackln, pastor of tho church, assist
ed by tho Hov. Joseph II. Foley, assist
ant pastor and tho Ilev. Sidney Hurl
but. The ceremony was of tho simplest
character according to tho rites of tho
Catholic church and tho only witnesses
besides the officiating clergymen were
Mrs. Washington McLean nnd Mrs.
Ludlow, wlfo of Admiral Ludlow,
mother nnd slater, respectively of the
brldo, nnd Lieutenant Caldwell, Ad
miral Uowey's secretary.
The arrangement for tho wedding
were mndo with nil tho secrecy which
has attended tho wholo .uTnlr. After
procuring the llccnso for thj wedding
yesterday, Lieut. Caldwell called on
Father Mackln, of St. Panic, of which
church Mrs. Hazcn is a comimmkntit,
nnd arranged for tho wimUIIid; thin
As Admlrnl Dewey Is not a Catholic.
a special dispensation was rcipilrod for
tho pcrfornumco or tho ceremony and
this was procured by Father Macula
from Dlshop Curtis, vicar f.ciiciul of
the diocese of Oaltlmoro, vim granted
It In the absence of Cardinal dlbbons,
who Is nt present In Nuv Orleans.
Father Mackln wont to Ilaltlnioro for
this purposo yesterday afternoon.
A 9:45) this morning ,two carriages
containing tho wedding party drew up
beforo the modest red brick rectory In
tho rear of St. Paul's. Tho gi'iiornl
public had no Intimation of whuro tho
ceremony was to tnko place mid not n
single- spectator was present ns the
party alighted. Admhal Dowy nnd
Lieut. Caldwell quickly stepped from
their cairlages niul tho Admlrnl assist
ed tho-rldu-elect and her mother mid
sister from tho other carrlagn.
ttyon entering tho rectory they wero
ushered Into tho reception loom, where
Admiral Dewey wns prcsento-l to Fa
ther Mackln nnd tho two clergymen
who wero to assist In tho ceremony.
Mrs. Ilnzcu removed her wrap nnd slm
and tho Admiral Immediately took
their places In the center of tlio little
reception room where tlio ceremony
was pet formed which mado thrm man
Uoforo tho ceicinony, rather Mackln
addrcsbed tho contracting paitlc3 as
Heforo pionounclng tl.t- solonm
words which will bind you forever to
gether, It may bo well to forgot for a
moment tho things that nro mound us
and to look upward. Wo nro tho chil
dren of God, nnd wo hnvo a rlilit to
call upon Him In Joy nnd In sorrow.
wo need His help In both extienics and
nover moro thnn now, for although tho
promises you nro about to mako nro
easily mnilc, and tho work of a mo
ment, their fulfilment Is tlii work of a
lifetime. Wo call upon God to witness
and to bless this union, of which Ho 13
tho author and which Ho has mado
sacred. No mnttcr how generous and
devoted you may bo to each other,
thcro uro In every Ufa moments of
trial, when wo, In our weakness, need
tho help that comes from abovo and
this help will bo given In Us fullness
in return for tho faithful fulfilment of
"Tho higher your position In 1IM, tho
moro incumbent upon you is the faith
ful fulfilment of your obligation, and
tho moro rigorous tho uicountH that
will bo enacted. Tho neglect of these
obligations will cast its shadow upon
eternity. Ilut this hour we hope marks
tho beginning of n carcor, which will
mako you wiser, better nnd moro use
ful to your fellow creatures in this llfo
and tho life beyond nn'd whun dealh.,nt
Inst shall break tho link which binds
you, ns death alono can break It, may
that last hour find two bauds ns fond
ly clasped and two hearw as closely
Joined ns they are today nnd may the
Joys of this llfo bo a forotnsta of the
Joys that nro to como."
Tho ceremony was performed with
tho ring, according to tho nuptial rites
of tho Catholic church. M
Including tho address of Father,
Mackln, it consumed less than fivo
minutes. Father Mackln wis tno first
to hall the brldo as Mrs. Dowey. Con
gratulations nnd felicitations followed
and tho wedding party drovo directly
from tho rectory to tho re3idonco or the
bride's mother, Mrs. McLean, whero a
wedding breakfast was served.
Tho Admlrnl and Mrs. Dowey left nt
12:45 for New York. -
Buglers at the Corners.
Two buglers from the transport
Pennsylvania had their hands full this
forenoon. They blow their bugles on
all tho corners In tho business part ot
tho city In order to call In whnt-strng-glcra
thcro might happen to be. Tho
provost guards marched about the
streets and collected qulto a number
COURT WILL NOT INTERFERE
Verdict la Ibard's Gise Is Upheld By
Denny and Armstrong Jas. R. Holt's Estate
-Kamalo Sugar Cas-N!col Divorce
Ca8 - Rtquest to Attorneys,
The Supremo Couit has handed down
Its decision In tho appeal of Iliavti tho
Japanese rioter, sentenced by n Jury to
be hanged. Tho decision, which Is u
lengthy one, affirms tho verdict saying:
"While It Is difficult to reconcile n.any
parts of tho testimony, wo find that
the Jury had sufficient ovldwic.) beforo
them to Justify them tu arriving at tho
conclusions they reached and wo de
cllno to Interfcru with tho verdict. The
exceptions aro overruled."
Tho decision Is signed 'jy Justices
Fiear nnd Whitney and Judo Stanley.
Nothing now remnlns to snvo tho
cnnylng out of tho sentence on Decern
her 1th, except tho clemency of Presi
dent Dole, to whom an appeal for com
mutation of sentence will bo mado by
tho attorneys for tho guilty ninii.
Martin Denny pleaded not guilty tu
tho chargo of conspiracy in Judgo
Pony's court this moriilns nnd
Hilly" Armstrong gavo notlco of mn-
tlon to be argued tomorrow for a sep
arate trial on tho feame chaigc, he re
bel vlug plea.
Lllzabcth Mcol has filed a complaint
In divorce against Henry Nicol, alleg
ing cruelty and failure to provide as
the causo of action.
Sing Chung & Co have sue.l Lin Mop
Wnl Co. Claiming that defcudnnls
have unlawfully taken unto them pos
session of ccitnlu lands r.t Watplo,
Bwn. which the plaintiffs claim, to tl.el.of such o en bio Is not ., ono for m II.
damago of plaintiffs In tho sum of $tM. ?, "" 1 ' i ? m ft ii'r
,1. M. Monsarrnt has sued 3 M. W,
Knwclo for 1 (formation of deed to cer
tain lauds at Kamnillllt and Walklkl.
Helen A. Holt, wlfo of tho Into Jaa.
It. Holt, Jr., petitioned for lotteis of
administration on the estate nf d'u cas
ed. The cstntb Is valued at .thout $49,
000. Consisting of personal propcity,
$9000 llfo Insurance) -In tho .Manhtitlan
Llfo $10,000 and In tho HqulUililo $o000,
rcnl estate 825,000.
Notice of motion to Join tho Kamalo
Sugar Co na n party defendant to tho
suit In ought against tho promoters by
Ilnrry Uvnns ot nls.. Iuib been filed.
Tbo motion will bo argued boforn Judge
Stanley tomonow nt 9 n. 111.
Tho flnnl accounts of M. N. Saunders
administrator of tho cstato of tho Into
Mario J. Snundcis, havo been appro veil
by Judge 1'nrry and tho nduilnlBtrntoi'
discharged nnd bond cancelleJ. Thi
property lemnlnlng lifter tlo payment
of tho debts of tho estate Is oiderod i!c
llvored to tho daughter of dcciased,
Klslo M. Sunders.
Judgo Stnnlcy.thls mornliu; approved
tho accounts of David Dayton In tlio
matter ot tho estate of Lorenzo M.
Hammer and at the request of tho ad
ministrator tho court ordered tho ad
ministrator o deliver over the prop
erty In his hands Into tbo hands of the
Clerk of tho Circuit, to bo held by him
until such timo as It shall bo dot'irmln
ed ns to who aro entitled to sumo.
Tho attorneys in cases numbeied 10,
11, 12, 15, 1G. ISA, 1811 on tho foreign
Jury criminal calendar aro requested to1
bo ready to proceed with said enses on
Monday morning next.'
Chnngc of OlflccPH on China.
Mr. Iicnt, former chief officer of the
China, has been succeeded-, by Second
Officer Captain G. linker, formerly mas
ter of tho Mary A. Troop. Mr. Daker Is
widely and favorably known in Hono
lulu nnd Is a very efficient officer.
Kauai Plantations Grinding.
Tho steamer Kllohann arrived this
morning and reports that tho Llhue
plantation starts grinding Monday and
the Walmoa plantation will probably
begin about tho first ot noxt mouth.
Tho bktn. W. II. Dlmoud for Hono
lulu, nnd tho brig Consuolo foi' Mnhu
kala, both sailed from San Francisco
HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE GO.'S
For Salo by Manufacturers' Shoe
Salisbury Will 'Talk. g
London, Nov. g. LorJ Salisbury, M
.. ,i.. ,.. . . . . . i'
ui me uunj mayors banquet tonlRiit
will outline the government's po
licy In regard to the futurccovern
ntent of the Transvaal and Orange
Free State -and expl.iln that the re
ferences in the Queen's speech to
military operations "not War," and
restoring peace and good ovem-
ment to that "portion of my em
3 plr-;" meant nothing more or less
S less than in the opinion of the gov
N- ..., ikiu.iii niutt, uy m.m
lug war on the Queen, destroyed
an claims to Independence granted
by tlje conventions of i88t and
1884, and consequently the country
had reverted to Its previous status,
and is thtoretlcally, part of the
The address therefore, is awaited
with unusuil Interest, and It
seems certain that Salisbury w III at
least be able to announce that the
talk of European Intervention Is
GREELEY SPEAKS FOR CABLE
Washington, Nov. C. The report of
General Grcely, Chief Signal Officer,
says as to a Pacific cablo: "In order
to Join closer together tho United
States and Its Paclllc colonics It Is es
sential to span tho Paclllc by a sub
marine cable, 11 h recommended by tho
ricsiueni to congress In ills messagu
nt t.vi....t.... in lenn IM... ...... ...i
the fostering of Industrial interests in
tlio new colonies and In order to faci
litate commercial operations."
General Grecly suggests that nn In
ternational cable conference should
consider tho wholo subject of the rights
of cable property In timo of wnr.
SUPPER TO CAPT. SMITH.
Tho following letter under date of
November 13, has been received by
Captain Paul Smith:
cnptaln Paul Smith, I'. S .V. Sir
At u meeting of tho officers and mem
bers of Co. A, N. G. H hold in their
loom in tho Armoiy last Saturday
night, it was decided to tender you n,
supper beforo taking your flnnl leavo
of tho Islands and tlio company which
you hno so long nnd honorably com
manded. Next Saturday night, tho
18th Inst., was fixed on ns tho time and
tho drill shed tho place. Wo shall ex
pect to seo you then.
You will meet all tho members of
your lato command ns well as sonic of
tho ofllccrs of tho First Battalion. Hop
ing that this arrangement will Milt
your convenience, I havo tho honor to
bo sir, your obedient servant,
(Signed). JAS. R. MILLS
Sec. Co. A, N. G. II.
Police Court Noteti.
In tho Pollen Court this forenoon tho
following enscs wro disposed of. Ah
Lung aud Wong Chan, opium In pos
hcsslon, $7u and costs each; K. Taket.i,
heedless driving, reprimanded and dis
charged; Ah Ktina, opium In posses
sion, 50 nnd costs; Klnoska, cruelty to
animals, $10 and costs; John Kluach,
assault and battery on Leo Tuck, $5
Austrian Officers Here.
Captain Pockets and Lieutenant Fer
dinand It. von Llcblcg, two Austrian
army officers ot note, aro guests at tho
Hawaiian hotel, whero It is their in
tention to remain until tho arrival of
tho Doric which will carry them on to
China and Japan, Captain Pockols nnd
Lieut, von Llebteg nro on a tour
around the world, 1
Dr. Posey, specialist for Eye, Ear,
Thront and Noso diseases and Catarrh.
Co., Fort St., Sign of tho Big She,