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Vol. VII. Xo. 1411.
HONOLULU, H. L, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1899.
PniOB 5 OBKT8.
COUNT LOSS BY THOUSANDS
All British Forces Brougnt to
Boiler's Defeat Was Crushing Yol-
nnteers From Colonic Accepted
Boers Are Jobllant And
Losses Not Heavy.
I.ondou, Dec. 17. Although no more
' news of Importance has como through
from the front since tho. depressing dis
patch telling of General Duller'a re
verse, It was quite enough food for talk
nil day yesterday. Tho people marvel
now one general nfUr another, and
Duller Inst of all, allowed his troops to
bo drawn Into such traps. What was
done in tho way of scouting Is, of
course, not known hero, but It Is cer
tain that very llttlo had been learned
of the enemy's position, nor do tho war
balloons appear to hnvo helped In any
Military experts hero do not see how
the action of Duller, from whom so
much had been oxpectcd, can bo do
fended, viewing It by the light of his
dispatch. Dut military men think this
dispatch was written hurriedly and re
fuse to take condemnation from his
own mouth. Thoy prefer to believe
that Generals Hart mid Hlldyard at
tacked simultaneously, and that whllo
tho former failed tho latter would havo
probably succeeded had not tho reck
less action of tho commander led to
tho destruction of tho batteries and
consequent abandonment of tho at
tack. Duller, having been taught a lesson,
may try again very soon. He Is qulto
strong enough tor cut lit J wny through,
but not to give points to his ehomles.
Therefore wo may hear more from him
In the course of a few days.
In any caso tho Government hero Is
very active, If not alarmed. A hurried
Cabtnot council was hold yesterday.
Preparations for sending strqng rein
forcements arc proceeding npace. ,
A telegram from Pretoria says that
the Doers on Thursday attacked a
small Drlttsh force near Mafeklng
with good results, tho fort being de
molished. A skirmish has also taken
placo near Colesburg, the Doers having
been attacked at Vaalkop. .
The list of casualties at Magersfon
teln Issued from the War Ofllco yester
day shows how terribly sevcro wero
the losses sustained by tho second bat
talion of tho Royal Highlanders, better
known as tho Dlack Watch. Their
total casualties numbered 325.
The Government has telegraphed to
Harl Deauchamp, Governor of Now
South Wales, an acceptance of tho of
fer of a further Australian contingent
for service in South Africa. Tho au
thorities suggest that nil men should
bo mounted and bo good shots and
should provldo their own horses.
Lord Methuen sent out artillery to
Rhell tho Door lntrenthments and out
posts. The enemy replied and a sharp
artillery duel succeeded. This was of
brief duration. No casualties occurred
on the Dritlsh side.
Tho Doers between tho Modder river
and Klraberley are believed to number
from 15,000 to 20,000 men.
The Mafeklng garrison is reported to
bo running short of provisions. Heavy
cannon fire by both tho besieged and
the enemy continues dally.
The Doers on Thursday wero attack
ing Kuruman garrison In forco. The
British were, It Is stated, making a
gallant stand. Tho result of the attack
is not known yet
London, "Dec. 16. General Duller re
ported to the War Ofllco that his Josses
in yesterday's engagement wcro: Kill
ed, 62; wounded, 667; missing, 348
n toUl of 1,097.
Tho revised lists of the Dritlsh cas
ualties nt tho battlo of Magersfonteln
shows the total to bo DG3, of which
number 70 wore ofllcjrs.
The Dlack Watch wcio the heaviest
sufforers. Of tho rank nnd Mo 42 were
killed, 182 wero wounded and 111 are
DULLER'S LONG LIST.
London, Dec. 16. Tho War Ofllco
lute tonight iBsued tho following list
of General Dullcr's casualties:
Killed Field Artillery, Captain A.
H. Goldle and Lieut. C. D. Schrlober.
Dublin Fuslleors, Capt. A. H. Bacon
and Lieut. II. C. D. Henry. Innlsklllen
Fuslleors, Major J. F. W. Charley nnd
Capt Frank C. Loftus. Medical Corps,
Capt. Mi I. Hughes. Thornycrofta
Mounted Infantry. Lieut. C. M. Jen
kins nnd Lieutenant the Hon. F. H. S.
Itoberts, son of Lord Itobeits of Cau
dahar and Wnterford.
Officers wounded Devonshire Regi
ment, five; Rifle Brigade (tho Prlnco
Consort's Own,) one; Fifth Drlgado
Staff, one; Innlsklllen Fuslleere, eight;
Border Regiment, three; Connaught
Rangers, two; Dublin Fuslleers, three;
Irish Fuslleers, one; Hoise Artillery,
one; Field Artillery, live; Medical
Corps, ono; Mounieu iniuiury. lures,
v Natal Carbineers, three; South African
- Light Horse, two.
' Tho wounded Include Captains N. J.
Goodwin, J. F. Radcllffo. P. U. W.
, Vlgore, Hon, Bt Lcser Jarvls, A. J.
V . Hdawfk. W. F. Hoey. B. J. Beckley,
J. E. S. Probyn, H. M. 8. Lowin, J. B.
R. Drush, H. D. White Thompson, H.
I. Reed, F. A. O. Elton and W. N. Con
grevo; Majors R. N. G. Hcygate, A. W.
Gordon and F. A. D. Raycington; Col
onels 1. O. Drookc, Long H. Hunt nnd
Lluct Ponsonby of Thornycrofts
Ofllccrs taken prlsanots or missing
Field Artillery, five; Devonshire Regi
ment, threo; Essex Regiment, ono;
Royal Scots Fuslleers, six; Royal Ar
GENERAL DULLER'S REPORT.
London, Dec. 16. (12:47 a. m.l Tha
War Offlco has received n dispatch an
nouncing that Gen. Duller has met with
a serious reverse, losing eleven guns
In nn unsucccsssful attempt Id cross
tho Tugela river.
Tho following Is tho text of Gen. Dul
lcr's dispatch to Lord Lansdowno:
Chlevcley Camp, Dor. 15. (0:20 p.
m.) I regret to report n serious re
verse. I moved In full strength from
our camp near Chleveley at I this
morning. Thcro aro two fotrinblo
places In tho Tugela river, nnd It was
my Intention to forco n passage
through ono of them. They are nbout
two miles apart. My Intention was to
forco ono or tho other with ore brigade
supported by a central brlgad". Gen.
Hart was to attack tho loft, Gen. Hlld
yard tho right road and Gen. L,ytIeton
to attack tho center and to support
Early in tho day I saw that Gen.
Hart would not be able to force a pas
sage, and I directed him to withdraw.
Ho had, however, attacked with Brent
gallantry nnd his loading battalion,
tho Connaught Rangers, I fear suffered
a great deal. Col. I. G. Drooko was se
I then ordered Gen. Hlldyard to ad
vance which ho did, and his loading
right, tho East Surrey, occupied Colon
so station and tho housoi near tho
At that moment I heard that tho
whole artillery I hod Kent to support
tho attack, tho 14th and 66th field bat
teries nnd six naval 12-pounders,
qulck-flrers, under Col. Long, had ad
vanced closo to tho liver, In Long's
desire to bo within effective range. It
proved to be full of tho enemy who
suddenly opened a galling flro ut close
range, killing all their horses, and the
gunners wero compelled to stand ta
their guns. Somo of tho wngon teams
got Bheltcr for" tho troopp in a donng,
and desperate effort) wcio mndo to
bring out tho field guns. The -fire,
however, wns too sovcre, nnd only two
wero saved by Capt. rfchoodold and
some drivers, whoso tinmen I will fur
nish. Another gallant attempt with three
teams was made by an officer, whose
nnmo I will obtain. Of tlu eighteen
horses, thirteen wcro Killed, nnd us
sovoral drivers wcro wounded, I would
not allow another attempt, as It seemed
that thoy would bo a shell mark. Not
wishing to sacrlflco llfo to a gallant
attempt to forco tho rnssago unsup
ported by artillery," 1 directed tho
troops to withdraw, which they did In
Throughout tho day n considerable
force of tho enemy was passing on my
right flank, but was kept back by
mounted men under Lord Dundonnld
and part of Gen. Barton's brigade Tho
day was Immensely hot and trying to
tho troops, whoso conduct was excel
lent Wo havo abandoned ten guns nnd
lost by sholl one.
The losses in Gen. Hart's brigade
are, I fear, heavy, although the propor
tion of severely wounded Is, I hope,
not large. The 14th aud 66th field bat
teries also suffered severe losses.
Wo havo retired to our camp at
Germany Is Ncutrjil.
Berlin, Dec. 14. In tha Reichstag to
day during tho debate on the Budget
Estimates, Herr Eugeno Rlchtcr, Radi
cal leader, commenting on the Em
peror's Hamburg speech, defended the
Houso from tho reproaches of per
sistently refusing to lncreaso tho Navy.
"If, however," ho proceeded, "tho Bun
desrath is reduced to tho position of a
body of men whoso solo purposo is to
fulfill tho supremo will, then the
Reichstag must revert to tho demand
for the Institution of responsible Min
istry." Referring to tho Transvaal situation,
Herr Richter said: "Whllo tho sym
pathies of Germany are with tho
Boers, tho Government must and Is
FLINTSHIRE IN PORT.
The United States animal transport
Flintshire from San Francisco, De
cember 17, arrived In port this morn
ing with 321 mules on board, being the
same number she started with. The
stock arrived In flno condition. ThlB
Is tho first lot of animals to be shipped
from San Francisco without shoes'.
Washington, December 16. Lieutenant
Brumby, who has been seriously III with
typhoid fever for several days, had a bad
day and his physicians said tonight that
he was worse than he had been.
WKDDING STATIONERY, Engraved
II. F. WICHMAN.
NO MORE NEW CASES TODAY
Spaniard's Sodden Death from Mural
Precautions Following New Outbreak -Chinese
Deaths Investigated -Departure of Steam
ers and Passengers.
NO NEW CASES.
2:30 p, m. No now cases of
plaguo havo been reported today.
Jose, a Spaniard, died very sud
denly at his homo on Punchbowl
street, opposito Kawalahao church,
at 4 o'clock this morning. Tho
body was removed to tho morgue
this forenoon nnd an autopsy was
held by Drs. "Scnparono and Gar
vin this nfternoon. It was found
that tho fellow died of cerebral
troubles. Thcro wero absolutely
no signs of tho plague.
Dlack plague has agotn mado Its np
pearanco In Honolulu. This Is tho
official statement of tho Doard of
Health ngrced on nt a meeting of that
body last evening, after duo considera
tion of tho statements of Dr. Hoffman,
tho government bacteriologist and tho
other medical members of tho Doard.
Bthcl Johnson, tho Iwllel girl, who
wns so clocsely watched, for several
days on nccount of suspicious signs,
died nt her homo nt 1 o'clock Saturday
afternoon nnd was cremated Saturday
night At 4 o'clock on tho same day an
autopsy wns held by Dr. Hoffman.
There wcro present Drs. Day, Wood
nnd Carmlchacl. All tgreed that tho
patient died of bubonic plaguo.
Ah Fong, male Chinese nged 27,
died at 7 p. m., December 24, at Kapa
lamn, having arrived from Kaneoho nt
noon of tho snmo day. Tho body was
cremated yesterday. Chong Mon Dow,
malo Chinese, nged 21, died at Pnwaa
yesterday. Dr. Hoffman performed tho
autopsies nnd In both cases found tho
symptoms tho samo aa those In the
At tho Doard of Health meeting last
night tho report of Dr. Hoffman was
accepted and It was declared on motion
that Ethel Johnson and tho two
Chinamen died of bubniitc plague.
STISAMEKS HAUL. OUT.
This forenoon tho Island steamers In
port hauled out Into tho stream accord
ing to tho orders of the Doard of
Health agreed on at last night's meet
ing. This is dono to prevent possible
contagion by means of infected rats.
Freight Is being taken aboard the
steamers leaving today by means of
Minister Cooper, President of tho
Doard of Health, hns been busy all day
with Bhlppers of freight. Each person
Is required to stato the contents of va
rious packages and boxes and their
origin, nnd permits must bo signed by
Minister Cooper before freight is allow
ed to pass. In tho caso of Japanese
and Chlneso freight most rigid ex
amination has been Instituted. Freight
of this nature If taken from tho Cus
tom Houso or from the warehouses of
people other than Chlneso or Japancso
Is allowed to go. All morning and up
to the tlmo tho Bulletin goes to press
there has been a continual string of
shippers of freight reaching from Min
ister Cooper at his dC3k In the Doard of
Health ofllco to tho entrance.
EXAMINATION OF PASSENGERS.
Dr. Howard, City Physician, has
been ordered to remain at tho Gov
ernment Dispensary throughout tho
day to examine Intending passengers
by local and foreign steamers. Dut
very few havo boen refused health cer
tificates. On tho receipt of these, pas
sengers aro required to go to tho Doard
of Health ofllco where their cases are
finally passed upon by Minister Cooper.
Somo Japanese who claimed to havo
resided for ten days In Wnlkikl wcro
refused passage, It being found that
their statements wcro false.
Although all posslblo precaution in
tho matter of freight and passengers
on local steamers Is being, taken by
tho Doard of Health, it is a question In
the minds of many as to whether these
steamers will be allowed to land at
ports on tho other islands. Kauai is
very strict about such matters and,
from remarks of prominent people
there heard by a representative of this
paper while on the Garden Isle, It is a
question If tho Hall will bo allowed to
put passengers and freight ashore at
Nawlllwlll tomorrow morning.
WORK FOR POLICE.
Tho wlfo of tho Chinaman who died
In Pawaa, the only other occupant of
tho shack, and the vegetable Chinaman
In Palama in whoso house Ah Fong
died, have botlt fled nnd their where
abouts havo not yet been located. Tho
police havo been notified and Marshal
nrown now has his men out after tho
runaways. They will undoubtedly bo
dcalth with summarily If caught.
LIMIT OF QUARANTINE.
The guards on" duty nt tho homo of
tho South Sea Islander on Queen
street, Wing Wo Tal's store on Nuu
anu, Ah Heo's promises lu Chinatown,
tho premises above Ah Heo's and the
Maunakea street premises wcro remov
ed today, tho limit of the quarantine
set by tho Doard of Health having been
reached. A guard has been placed on
the Johnson place In Iwllel. The Pa
waa and Kapalama premises have not
been quarantined as there are no resi
dents in tho places. Health Agent
Reynolds csterday drenched tho two
shacks with n solution of formalin.
DEPUTY MARSHAL INVESTIGATES
Deputy Marshall Chllllngworth wns
sent out this forenoon to Investigate
Into tho mattor of tho movements of
the two Chlnnmen previous to their
denth. Ho gavo out tho following to a
"I went out to Pawaa first nnd found
tho placo where Chong Mon Dow died.
it is on mo. Ewn sldo of Sheridan ave
nuo .about half way between King
street nnd the sea where a lot of
Chinamen aro carrying on a vegetablo
garden business. It seems that, until
three or four dnys before death Chong
was In tho big hou"so where nil tho
vegctamo ciunnmen mnko their home.
At the end of this tlmo ho wns taken
out nnd put Into tho shack near by In
which ho died. This latter plnco Is to
be burned, I collected nil tho China
men on tho place and nlaced them In
quarantine, with Detectives Knnpa
and Chun Poon and Officer Apann as
guards. Later on these wcro relieved
by Doard of Health guards under tho
"In the case of Ah Fong, I found that
ho and two other Chinamen, making
up a vegetable firm, lived In a shnck
abovo tho last brldgo on King Btrect
before reaching Kamchamehn, Just
back of Y. Ah In's rlco mill. About
threo weeks ago Ah Fong left tho placo
nnd enmo to town whero ho remained
until a short tlmo before his death. I
understand that when his friends In
town found out his condition they re
moved him to his old place. I learned
further that ho had never been to
Kaneoho nnd that this statement was
mado up out of wholo cloth. Of courso
I shall search untiringly for the Chlnn
men In town nt whoso plnco ho was
previous to being taken to Kapalama.
If this place Is found It will bo quar
antined. In tho mcantlmo the shack In
Kapalama will bo. burned."
FOOD COMMISSIONER AT WORK.
Food Commissioner Shorcy Is busy
this afternoon with tho work of ascer
taining whether or no plaguo Infection
can bo carried by means of Japancso
sako or Chlneso Boy.
MEETING OF CHINESE.
A meeting of the Chlneso Consul,
Vlco Consul and prominent Chlneso
merchants, together with Minister
Cooper is being held as tho Bulletin
goes to press. Tho object of this meet
ing Is tho discussion of tho situation
and tho agreement on some line of ac
tion to bo carried out In Chinatown
with refcrenco to thoso Chlneso who
havo become ' obstreperous nnd TCfuio
to comply with tho regulations of tho
Doard of Health. Tho help and co
operation of theso prominent China
men will be asked for by Minister
KOIIALA-IIILO ROAD BEGUN.
Tho actual construction work of tho
Kohala nnd Hllo Railway has com
menced near tho Wnlakca river ter
minus. Tho road mny not be carried
mauka during tho first few miles of
Its course, as was formerly projected,
and may follow tho coast pretty close
ly, not more than ono hundred or ono
hundred nnd fifty feet trom tho high
tldo line, through tho town of Hllo,
and keep closo to tho ihoro for a con
siderable dlstanco north of tho town
also. Contractor Whltehouso will havo
chargo of the road bed construction.
A Straw Lady.
Manuel Pasacho was arrested In the
Portuguese locality on the slopes of
Punchbowl at about to o'clock Sunday
night and charged with common nulsince.
To have a little fun Pasacho had manu
factured a straw dummy and dtesslng it
In women's clothes, was parading the
streets with It. The case was nolle pros'd
In the Police Court this forenoon.
Sunday Baseball on Maul.
Walluku, Dec. 23. There will be a
gamo of baseball on Sunday morning,
Dec 24, between nines from tho Path
finder and Walluku. The church pco
plo aro Indignant nt this violation of
the law of tho land, for heretofore a
Sunday baseball gamo Is an unheard of
affair, but such Is civilisation nnd Its
Recruits for Philippines.
Washington, Dec. 16. The War De
partment has arranged to send about loco
recruits to Manila to fill the regiments
which are running short on account of
death, disease and discharge. The steam
er Sumner Is being transformed Into a
troop ship nt Norfolk.
Recapture of Churchill.
Lourenzo Marques, Delagoa Bay, Dec.
iC It is rumored that Mr. Churchill, the
newspaper currespondent who recently es
caped from Pretoria, has been captured at
Waterfalboven, about half way between
Pretoria and Portuguese terrltoty.
Hayselden Silver Wedding.
Walluku, Dec. 23. Mr. nnd Mrs. F.
II. Hayselden of Lnnnl celebrated their
silver wedding at their homo at Lahal
na this Saturday evening. A large
number of Invitations havo been Issued
to their largo clrclo of friends.
Changed Their Places.
Tho savings bank and Insurance de
partment of Bishop & Co. have chang
ed offices. The savings bank Is now on
Merchant street and the Insurance
office on Bethel street. '
JUDGE KAMA'S FIRE LOSS
Business Portion of Wallah Was
No Water And No Engines - Law Books
And Furniture In Flames-Quick
Woik of Citizens.
Wnlluku, Dec. 23. A wooden cot
tage In Judgo Kalua'a premises, Wal
luku, was burned to tho ground laBt
Sunday morning nbout 1 o'clock. Threo
little boys wero asleep In ono of tho
rooms nnd tho first tluy knew of tho
flro wns when they wcro nwakencd out
of their deep slumber by thoso who
went to tho rescue. Judgo Knlua wns
at Lahalna at tho tlmo and only Mrs.
Kalua was in tho main houso. Tho
houso destroyed by flio was used as
servants' quarters. In It was also
Btored Judgo Kalua's books and pri
vate papers, which, together with
trunks containing dresses for Miss
Knlua and also for tho lato Miss Agnes
Knlua, wero all consumed before any
nsslstunco could rench tho burning
Owing to tho lack of wnter, tho
hundreds of people who wero attracted
to tho scene, could do nothing but look
nt the flro finish its work of devasta
tion. Judgo Kalua wns notified of tho flro
by telephone nnd ho reached homo
about 7 o'clock In tho morning. As
only tho two big cottnses In tho yard
aro Insured, this flro Is n total loss to
Judgo arid Mrs. Kalua who cstlmato
their loss at Boveral hundred dollars.
Thcro being no flro tnglno nor fire
bell In Wnlluku, a great mnny of tho
residents wero not aware of the flro
until next day. Tho causo of tho flro
Is not known, but there. Is n belief that
It was tho work of an Incendiary.
Whllo tho flro was l aging, tho Chln
eso community wns busy removing
their Roods out into the street, as It
wns tho general belief from tho nenr
proximity of tho burning houso to tho
business block thnt the flre would
spread nnd destroy Market street, tho
samo ns tho big flro or 1885 did to
Chinatown, Honolulu. Luckily thcro
was no wind nnd with tho nsslstnnco
of ready hands the flro wns extinguish
ed. Thl3 fire demonstrates tho urgent
noca or n uro engine tor wnlluku and
Kahulul and nbove all tho completion
of tho long dreamed of Walluku water
works. Somo of the residents of this
town, however, do not believe that tho
water works will over bo completed for
many yenrs to come, for thoy say, all
their 'Kicks" havo all gono to the
wind, tho "Idlo wind which wo respect
8UIT I-'OR INJUNCTION.
Wing Chong Wal & Co. havo brought
suit for relief and Injunction against
Margaret V. Carter. Tho caso Is ono
that deals with a certain pleco of land
In Makno, Koolauloa, tlilf. Island, upon
which tho complainants are nt pres
ent conducting business. It Is stated
that defendant has refused to accept
tho rent on tho ground that complain
ants hnvo not lived up to tho agree
ment nnd that the lease Is therefore
forfeited. Tho caso will come up be
fore Judgo Perry.
Weddings on Maui.
Walluku, Dec. 23. There will bo
weddings galore on Maul nt the end
of this month. Walter Lowrle will be
united In marriage in Miss Blanche
Allen tho latter part ot next week, at
Spreckelsvllle. A. II. I.andgraff, also
of I'uunee, will bo married to Miss
Kiiulla Max Eckardt of Walluku. The
wedding of Rev. Wm. Ault to Miss
Hayselden will nlso bo solemnized at
the end of tho month. Another wed
ding recently announced, will be that
of Mr. Kohler. bookkeeper ot tho Pio
neer Mill, to Miss Josea ot Lanlann.
Death of C. E. Lake.
Christopher Lako died at his homo
on Queen near Richards street, Sun
day morning, tho symptoms being
thoso of opium poisoning. Deceased
had been In tho habit of taking opium
pills for a chronic complaint ot which
he was tho unfortunate possessor. Sun
day morning early ho sent his son after
pills and, upon receiving them, took nn
overdose. His denth occurred shortly
afterwards. Dr. Burgess was sum
moned nnd reported tho mntter to the
Lyrics nt the Orpheum.
Tonight tho Boston Lyrics, compris
ing forty members; tho company's full
forco, will mnko their first appearance
at tho Orphcum theater In tho opera
"Said Pasha." Tho cichestra will bo
composed of ten pieces, including two
pianos under tho Joint leadership of
Messrs. Hnzlowood nnd Glover. To
tho energy and tact ot Manager J. C.
Cohen nnd his directors tho public Is
Indebted for this opportunity to wit
ness opera at popular prices. Tho
charge ot admission will bo fifty cents
and seventy-flve cents; box scats one
dollar. Tho season will bo two weoks
with a probable extension to one
month, this latter arrangement being
contingent on tho liberality ot the pub
lic support Tho present Orpheum
vaudevlllo company, including Prof.
Sharp and bis orchestra, proceed to
Hllo this nfternoon to perform during
tho Lyrics' stay In Honolulu. Mr. M.
D. Curtis will pilot tho show. It Is to
bo hoped tho public will show Its ap
preciation of tho Orphcum company's
enterprise by according the Lyrics
Chns. A. Brown, through his attor
ney, J. A. Magoon, has brought suit for
ejectment ngalnst J. D. Spreckols
Bros., Kum Leong, Sang Chun, Maria
Nlau, Al Ping nnd J. Cameron, com
plainant alleging that tho abovo defen
dants have, contrnry to Inw and In vio
lation of his rights, taken possession of
n certain pleco of Innd In Hllo. Tho
case will como up before Judgo Wilder
In Hllo. Papers nrrlvi il In tho Klnnu
Saturday for scrvlco on defendants re
Miss Edith A. Preston of Los An
geles, nnd Georgo C. Howard of this
city wero married at tho homo of Dr.
nnd Mrs. A. B. Nichols, Kceauraoku
street, last evening, tho Rov. Wm. M.
Klncald, of Central Union church offi
ciating. Tho parlor where tho cere
mony took place was beautifully decor
ated In pink and white. A wedding
dinner to sixteen, most of whom were
Immedlato members of tho family, was
served when tho ceremony wns over.
Tho newly married couple went to tho
Hawaiian Hotel for tho night, and this
morning took tho trnln for Waialua
where their honeymoon will be spent.
Death of Captain Christian.
Captain Christian, tho Diamond
Head llghthouso keeper, died ot cere
bral hemorrhage at the Qucen'u Hos
pital Sunday afternoon. Ho wns
stricken with pnralysU nt tho llght
houso Saturday morning with the re
sult of total blindness. Ilo was (alien
to tho hospital but did not rally.
Captain Christian was a native of
Denmark, aged 61. He leaves tho fol
lowing children to mourn his loss:
Mrs. Cunningham, Ml63 Mamie Chris
tian, Mrs. John Taylor, Albert Chris
tian nnd John Christian.
Wanted n Ride.
Malkcha, n young Hawaiian, wns
this morning given threo months' Im
prisonment nt hard labor by Judgo
wllcox on the chnrgo of malicious In-
Jury. Malkcha stolo the horse nnd
brake of a Japancso nnd kept them for
n day and a half. Ho pleaded guilty
nnd gavo ns his excuuo n great desire
for n ride. Judgo Wilcox stated thnt
sinco ho was bo fond of tiding ho would
now havo an excellent chance going to
and from work on the roads In tho
Police Station Feast.
Thcro wcro a largo number of nr
rcsts made Saturday and Sunday, so
that tho police statllon was very well
filled yesterday. Keiillzlui; that the
men in Jail wcro not hanng n very
morrry Christinas, Marshal Drown or
dered a lunu which was served up In
tho lower hallwnyB. Tha policemen, ot
course, came In for their part of the
Plague on a British Ship.
PIvmouth.England, Dec. t6. Ths Pen
insular and Oilental lln steamer Ballarat,
from Calcutta November 15 for London,
has arrived with a native Indian fireman
on board suffering from the plague.
Not on Pawaa Tract.
The caso of plague which was stated
this morning was nt l.waaa la at Kc
walo, Pawaa, about a mile from the
Pawaa residence district
Grover Cleveland III.
Princeton, N. J., Dec. 16. Former Pre
sident Grover Cleveland is confined to his
house with an attack ol rheumatism.
Dr. Posey, specialist for Eye. Ear,
Throat and Noae dlseaaea and Catarrh,
Mrs. Wall treated tho boys of En
gine Co. No. 1 to a lot ot Christmas
delicacies yesterday. They aro duly
thankful for tho kind remembrance.
the very thing
to gladden the
hearts of the
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