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Vol. VII. No. 1418.
HONOLULU, H. I., THUltSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1899.
Pkiob 5 Oknth.
BRITISH NOW ON DEFENSIVE
ONE SUSPICIOUS DEATH
BKT. WM. CARSEN RUN DOWN
NO, 21 HAS NEW OFFICERS
Fears For Army Id
Relief or British Garrisons Delayed
for Month Boers Hay Assume
Offensive Operations Bri
tish Blood Is Up.
London, Dec. 21, 4:30 p. m. Tho
War Office has received tho follow
ing from Gcncrnl Forcstlor-Walk-cr,
tho British commnndcr nt
"Cape Town, Wednesday, Dec.
20. Methuen wires that he has re
reived n rudo reply. from General
Cronjo respecting his representa
tions as to Llctiteiinnt Chandos-l'ol-Qcl,
saying that this offlcer Is
regarded ns a spy. General Cronjo
also states ho will hold no further
communication with Methuon."
On December 20 the Drltluh War
', Ofllco received tho following, dated
Sunday, December 17, from Gen
"Methuen reports that Lieuten
ant Chandos-Pol-Gel was taken
prisoner last Thursday evening,
meeting a flag of truce. Ho waved
l' n handkerchief In responso nnd
Situation In London.
London, Dec. 21. Thcro was no
news from South Africa up to 3 p. m.
today, otuor than fragments nnd dis
connected Btorles of past events. Their
sllonco is having tho nntural effect of
Tho splendid patriotism of tho vol
1 untccrs continues to bo evidenced on
nil sides. Tho newspapers noto with
satisfaction tho effect that this display
of British spirit and ovldcnco of tho
- resources of tho Emplro is nblo to com
mand Is having on continental critics.
Tho Westminster Gazette, however,
-, sounds a noto of alarm. It thinks tho
moment Is peculiarly unpropitlous to
send abroad tho home defenders, slnco
no ono Is quite easy as to the effect tho
proceedings In South Africa will havo
' on Great Britain's neighbors.
Belated stories from Chevcley Camp,
all concur in saying the British did
marvels in an lmnosslblo situation.
'' Tho oldest war correspondents say they
never saw anything comparable with
tho bravery of tho men and officers.
I Tho naval contingent created an Im
mense furoro, engaging tho Boers
slnglo handed and hailing slmrpnel and
' lyddlto snells on tho fort nt the north
of tho town In a vain effort to sllcnco
tho murderous flro of the Boers, whllo
the British forced n pnssngo of tho
Tho advanco of tho Second Brigade
nlong tho road leading to the front In
tho face of a deadly fusilado Is descrlb
w ed as magnificent. The British forced
r their way across tho flro zono under a
perfect storm of bullots froiii tho lnvl
Hlhln liners. Tho natter of tho bullets
on the dry plain, It Is ndded, raised tho
dust llko heavy rain uropa on waier,
' Tim hrat throughout was Intense,
Thero were many stories of apodal acts
Tho Duko of Marlborough, wno is a
lieutenant In tho Oxfordshire Yeoman-
ry, and who has volunteered for uer-
- vico In South Africa, will tako with
him flfteon men and horses of his
troop. Ho will personally turnlsh tho
equipment for these men.
Tho Earl of Warwick, tho Earl of
Dudloy, tho Earl of Lonsdale, nnd Vis
count Galway aro among tho other
members of the aristocracy who havo
volunteered for service In tho cam-
V palgn against tho Boers.
Tho parting message which General
Lord Roberts sent yesterday through
tho Associated Tress to the American
people Is ro-publlshed In London to
day and occupies tho foremost placo In
the afternoon papers horo, which char
acterizes tho straight, slmplo wordB na
eminently soldierly, and as hnvlng tho
' ring which, it Is claimed, should mark
tho relations between Anglo-Saxon
Although It arrived too lute for tho
usual editorial comment on Its con
tents, the display headlines show that
his reference to America's friendliness
nnd Canada's patriotism and his re
pudiation of tho charges of Irish dla-
,, loyalty aro widely approved.
w Queen Victoria and Princess Bo-
ntrlco went by train from Windsor to
Farmborough-thls morning and spent
an hour with ex-Empress Eugenie.
Tho Queen has been greatly annoyed
T by tho unfounded statements that sho
Is In Ill-health and perpetually weep
ing. A paragraph contradicting theso
stories appears in the papers, which
add that It has never been her Majes
ty's habit to "display grief llko a hys
I tcrical school girl."
Tho Allan lino steamers lJurontlan,
,i..i.i.n nn,l Pnmnrntn. hllVO .been
k' chartered by tho Government for tho
purposo of convoying Canadian troors
to South Africa.
Duller Retreats Five Miles.
" New York. Deo. 21. A dispatch to
i t tho Horald from Chloveloy Camp, Do-f-,
comber 10th, Bays:
Thcro Is an nrmtstlco till midnight In
order to bury tho dead and remove the
Meanwhllo tho enemy Is placing
fresh guns so thnt they may cover our
They express thomselvcs as satis
fied with yesterday's battlo and boast
that they cannot bo turned out of their
present position. The Dutch stripped
During tho fighting some heroic
deeds were performed, tho irregulars
vicing with tho regulars for distinc
tion. Lieut. Ponsonby, of Thorney
croft's Mounted Infantry and Prlvnto
Farmer of tho Natal Carbineers at
tempted to savo Bomo of their com
rades at Imminent peril of their own
lives. An Injured man carried by
Lluot. Ponsonby was mortally wound
ed whllo In tho arms of that officer.
A dispatch to tho Herald from Chlo
vcloy Camp, December 17th, says:
General BullcWs army moved hack
five miles today, tho march beginning
at 1 o'clock this morning, two brigades
going to Frero In order to defeat n
posslblo attempt on the part of tho
Boers to executo n flank movement to
destroy tho railroad on tho British
Tho barkcntlno William Careen had
trouble beforo sho reached Hawaiian
waters. On November 17 when ten
days out from Newcastle, ono of tho
men was washed off tho Jlbboom.
Every nttempt wns mado to savo tho
fellow but tho sea was rough and ho
was not seen again after ho went down
tho first time.
British Losses 7030.
London, Dec. 17. Thcro Is no doubt
that Gatncro's peril will bo greatest
during tho month of inaction which
must now ensue. A largo part of War
ren's division will probably soon re
enforco him. News of Great Britain's
tremendous preparations may spur tho
Boers Into serious aggression beforo
fresh British troops nrrivo, but thus
far they havo shown no deslro to at
tack intrenched forces whllo tho Brit
ish disasters navo been caused by Just
that thing. All Indications now point
to tho beginning of a great campaign
late In January. Mcantlmo Ladysmlth,
Klmberlcy and Mafeklng must wait
Their situation is porllous, but accord
ing to ail accounts thero Is no serious
danger that famlno will bo ndded to
tbolr other sufferings. Tho British
losses In South Africa, not Including
deaths from disease, now reach a to
tal of 7,030.
WAR TIIRBATENDD IN CHINA.
Tacoma, Wash., Dec. 18. Hongkong
mall, advices state that another
Franco-Chlncso war is Imminent over
tho delimitation of French "leased"
territory at Kuang Chou bay, on the
Tonkin border. This dlsputo is of sev
eral months' standing, tho French hav
ing demanded thrlco tho amount of
territory which China Is willing to con
ccdo under Franco's, original demand
for an open port thero under French
domination. "Marshal Su, China's
most famous general and victor of tho
battlo of Liang Shan In tho last
Franco-Chlncso war, was sent to,
Kuang Chou bay with 30,000 well drill
ed troons. Ho boro special orders from
tho Empress Dowager to uphold tho
Chlneso cause nnd light, it necessary,
without further orders from Peking.
Marshal Su arrived last month from
Kwong Chou Wan, on Chou bay, ana
a skirmish between Chinese nnd
French troops followed his refusal to
longer temporize over boundary nego
tiations. Halt a dozen Frenchmen were
wounded and sixty Chinese. Marshal
Su has a reserve force of 0,000 regulars.
Anothcp Ejectment 8ult.
C. K. C. Rooko has brought suit for
ojectment in tho Fifth Circuit ugalnst
tho following defendants: Ohumu
klnl (w.) Lolsa Moko (w.) Mrs. J. W.
Lota, D. Kuanalo, Lahela Nowltln (w.)
Tashlro, Hanamura, Ah Kin, Lan
Leong. C. Akeonl, J .Kaklna, W. E. II.
Deverlll, Orlgawa, Kabalyashl, Wnk
suka, Ah Sam, J ,B. Kanamu and Sco
Tal Wal. Tho property In dlsputo Is
at Hanalel, whero tho defendants are
at present residing. It includes somo
10G acres. TUO caso win como up do
foro Judge Hardy in tho Fifth Circuit
during tho March term. J. A. Magoon
will appear for tho plaintiff.
Orders to Depart.
Commander J. F. Merry of tho Naval
Station hero received orders by tho
America Maru yesterday to proceed o
San Francisco by tho very first steamer
for tho purpose of taking his examina
tion Incident to-his promotion to tho
rank of captain. It will ho imposslblo
for tho captain to get away beforo tho
end of tho month as thero Is a lot of
work that must needs bo dono beforo
departure. Ho will depart as soon af
ter that as possible. Tho examination
will tako about two days mid as Cap
tain Merry Intends hurrying right hack
to Honolulu ho will probably bo gone
not much longer than a month.
Lovcjoy & Co. onMerchont Street
Lovejoy & Co, the liquor dealers, nave
tempotarfly moved their place of business
to the warehouse opposite the
Police Station. Thus notwithstanding the
Quarantine customers will bo served
Chinese Boy Near Sheridan Avenue
Two Cases Last Night-Quarantine of China-
town- Serrants Caught Again and Res.
laurants Short- Board of Healih.
2:35 p. m. A Chlneso boy 11
years of age who rosldcd at a duck
ranch on Sheridan avenue, Just
below tho vegetable garden premi
ses now In quarantine, ulcd sud
denly this forenoon. The body
has been brought to town and a
post mortem will bo held this af
ternoon. Tho doctors hvo not yet
rendered any report on tho case.
Sovcral "suspicious" cases havo
been Investigated by Board of
health doctors and found to be
frco from Bymptomb of the plague.
Two of theso were Jnpancso wo
men. Chlneso Consul Yang Wcl Pin and
Vico Consul Goo Kim called on Minis
ter Cooper this afternoon and announc
ed tho appointment of n commlttco of
twelve prominent Chlneso to nsslst
tho Board of Health. Later on six
Japanese physicians, headed by Dr.
Kobayashl, called on Minister Cooper
and gavo tho Information that they
had formed a patrol of thlrty-ono Jap
anese to do work In tho Infected dis
trict nnu that they themselves had
employed two assistants each. Minis
ter Cooper thanked both parties and
accepted their proposition.
Two moro cases of black plaguo havo
mado their appearance Blnco yesterday
afternoon and now tho whole- of China
town Is under n strict quarantine, Iho
National Guard having been called out
and sent to thnt placo for duty.
Tho first caso was that of a young
Chinaman, aged about 26 years, name
unknown, who was founa dead outside
tho gato of tho Chlneso hospital In
iwllcl at about C o'clock yesterday af
ternoon. 1 ho discovery camo about in
Tho Inspectors of tho Board of
Health had known of tho sickness of
tho young Chinaman and yesterday
afternoon went to his placo In Chnla
town accompanied by call doctors of
tho Board of Health. It was soon
learned thnt tho sick Chinaman had de
parted and following up tho duo they
found that ho had gone In tho direc
tion of tho Chlneso hospital. Hasten
ing to that placo they found tho fel
low's bod" as already detailed.
Tho dead wagon was summoned nnd
tho body removed to tho morgue whero
a post mortem oxamlnntlon showed
unmlstakahlo Blgns of tho blnck plaguo.
Tho body wos then removed nnd cre
Tho second caso was that of Ko
Chun, n Chinaman, aged between 35
and 40, found In the Kapookolo dis
trict by somo natives. Ho had been
taken sick In a houso In Chinatown
and, from appearances, an at
tempt was being made to spirit him
away, as ho was In a hack with a com
panion. Tho natives stopped further
progress, tho Chinamen alighted and
tho hack hurrrlcd away. Another hack
was summoned and tho two Chinamen
wcro hustled to tho Board of Health
ofllco by tho natives. Examination by
tho doctors showed unmlstakcablo
signs of tho plague.
Tho, suspect was Immediately remov
ed to tho hospital In Kakaako whero
ho died this morning. Tho doctors did
not perform a post mortem examina
tion ns tho case was too ovldont. Tho
body was removed later and cremated.
A sick Japaneso at Dr. Kobayasht's
hospital on Queen street was reported
by Board of Health Inspectors last
evening and later on by Dr. Mltamura.
Tho patient wns removed to tho Ka
kaako hospital, whero he is now under
tho care of Drs. Mltamura and Kobay
ashl. Dr. Scaparono reports tho caso
at present freo from symptoms of tho
At Board of Health Office.
There Is unusual activity at tho
Health ofllco today and from orders
Issued from that placo, Inspectors and
doctors aro hurrying back and forth.
A kitchen and dining room Is being
erected In tho close proximity of tho
Board of Health ofllco for tllo accom
modation of tho men who aro doing tho
work. Extra cots aro being arranged
for In tho old Legislative hall and
thrco tents havo been placed under tho
banyan -trco outside tho Board of
Health ofllco for tho mon who drlvo
tho wagons. Everything posslblo Is
being dono to conccntrato tho forces
of tho Board of Health at ono point
bo that every man can bo found when
This morning bo many people- wero
clamoring for their Chlneso help that
Minister Cooper decided to allow any
persons wishing their servants to take
them out of Chinatown provided they
supply them with a completo now out
fit of clothing, that tho Chinamen be
mado to unuergo a bath and that tho
clothes previously worn bo fumigated.
This work Is being carried on at the
Boy's Brigade headquarters at Kauma
kaplll. Tho calls for servants havo
been very numerous. Restaurants, ho
tels and prlvato houses havo been very
soilously Inconvonlencd by the non
anncaranco of their servants this
' morning, but by night all will ho well
New Vessel From Newcastle
Ron Into by Steamer
Position, Fonrtetn Miles Off Port
Time, 8:40 Last Might Stories
of Captain and Others
At 2 o'clock today" DIumond
Head Charllo reported tho tug Elcu
eight miles south of Diamond Head
towing a wreck supposed to bo tho
ship William Carscn.
Tho four masted American barken
tlno William Cnrsen, I'lltz master,
bound from Ncwcnstlo to this port
with a cargo of 133S tons of coal, was
run Into by tho steamer Claudluo of
tho Wilder Steamship Co. somo four
teen miles outside the harbor In the
direction of Diamond Head, nt 8:40
o'clock last night nnd probably now
lies at tho bottom of tho sea. FIvo
minutes after tho collision the Wil
liam Carscn had settled nnd tho decks
wero awash. Thero was barely tlmo
for tho crew to get out n boat. Tho
Claudlno put out two boats and In n
short time Captain Plltz nnd wlfo,
First Mnta Harrison, Second Mato Nel
son nnd tho six men of the crew wcro
safe aboard tho steamer.
Captain Plltz when seen this morn
ing stated that ho was hardly in a
condition to speak of the disaster, ns
the shock of losing his new ship on
her mnlden voyage was too great. Ho
takes It very hard, but still has 11 lin
gering hope thnt tho William Carscn
is still nfloat and may bo saved. Ho
bases his hopo on tho fact that tho ves
sel was still abovo water when tho
Claudlno left her nn hour nftcr the
collision. Ho blames tho Claudlno for
tho accident nnd can .not understand
now tho captain cuiild havo been bo
blind, as tho ship's lights wero show
ing In their proper places and tho
night wns perfectly clear.
Mato Harrison hnd tho following to
say: "Wo wcro steering southwest for
this port at n rato of between lour
and flvo knots. I wTufqlpw at tho
tlmo of tho collision, biuTtho men
abovo say thoy saw tho Claudlno at 8
o'clock. Just beforo sho struck us her
holm wns put to starboard and then
quickly- to port. A whlstlo wns blown
and then tho Claudlno struck us bow
on on tho starboard bow. It Is calcu
lated that tho Claudlno was traveling
at a r.Uo of eleven knots. Our -green
sldo light wns mistaken for tho mast
head light of nnother Island steamer.
I lost all my Instruments, charts and,
In fact, all my belongings."
Ono of tho crew, n man named Mac-
Donald, wns at tho wheel of tho Wil
liam Carscn at tho tlmo of tho collision
and gives tho following account. "I
saw tho lights of tho Claudlno for
about an hour beforo sho struck us and
thought sho was a towboat coming out
to us as sho was headed straight for us.
Shortly after ono bell sho camo right
at us and wo saw sho was bound to
strlko as she was traveling at about
eleven knots nn hour. Captain Filtz
shouted to them: "Whero aro you
coming?" and a mlnuto after sho
Btruck us. About thrco minutes bo
fore striking tho Claudlno blew one
whlstlo and changed her courso a lit
tle, sho was coming head on at first
and I think would navo passed us
astern If It had not been tor the chango
In her course. This chango brought
her at nn angle towards us and sho
Rmnshed Into our starboard bow. maK
Ing a clean gash Into our ship, cutting
away from tno caineau lorwaru.
"Somo of tho outrlgglng and tho main
gaff camo tumbling clown to tho decks
nnd tho nnchors of tho two vessels
fouled, but tho Claudlno got cleared
quickly and Bhccrcd off, but not beforo
most of us who wero on deck had
jumped on board. Water wos rushing
Into the William Carscn and tho watch
below rushed on deck. The small boat
was lowered and tho captain's wlfo
placed In It, but tho Clnudlno had also
lowered hers and coming alongside
took them all on bonrd tho Claudlno.
"From tho decks of tho Claudlno tho
ship Becmed to bo on her beam ends,
her qunrter being vlslblo nnd sho
seemed to bo sinking. Sho remained
In thnt position for lit least an hou;
all hands waiting for her to sink. Tho
Claudlno then put back to port and
landed us at 1 o'clock.
"Tho mato of tho Claudino was In
chargo at the tlmo and must havo tak
en us for a steamer when tho ono
whlstlo blew, as that means that ho
had put his helm hard aport. At all
events ho must havo been stono blind
and then again a sailing Bhlp has tho
right of way and tho steamer should
havo kept clear.
Tho William Carscn Is n now ves
sel valued nt SG5.000: having been
launched last June at Eureka, Cal.
Sho left thero for Sydney with a cargo
of lumber and then to Newcastle whero
alio took on n cargo of coal for Hono.
lulu, sailing for this port Novomber 7,
Tho coal belonged to tho Pacific Mall
Steamship Co., by whom tno vessel
wns chartered and the cargo wns con
signed to II. Hackfcld & Co. This wns
valued at $lu,000 and Is Insured nt San
Francisco, but to what amount Is not
Tho crew think that thero Is no hopo
of tno vessel still being afloat.
Tho tug Eleu Btnrtcd out at 9:30
this morning with Captain Plltz of tho
William Carscn nnd Cnptnln Clark of
tho Wilder Steamship Co. on board to
look for what is left, If nny, of tho un
Captain Cameron being ill, Captain
Wclsbarth, first officer, had command
of tho Claudlnc. As sho was sent to
Maul ns soon ns sho landed tho
crow of tho William Carscn, tho stor
ies of none of those aboard could bo
Captain Plltz wns formerly mnstcr
of the C. F. Crocker nnd Is well known
at this port.
COL. LITTLE IN WASHINGTON
Washington, Dec. 17. O. F. Little
of Hllo, Huwnll, arrived hero yester
tlny, ns n representative of tho party In
the Islnnds opposed to tho Dolo ad
ministration, to watch legislation now
pending In Congress. Ho hopes that n
territorial form of government will bo
established nt once, but looks for n
few changes In the Cullom bill.
"Wo want tho homestead lnw of tho
United States enacted granting 100
ncrc3 to settlers, so that tho country
can bo developed," ho sold. "Tho Hn
wnllnn labor question, which has agi
tated tho Americans resident in the
Islnnds, will bo easily adjusted by giv
ing Hawaii a territorial form of gov
ernment. Tho present form of gov
ernment Is simply an oligarchy In
which n half dozen domlnnto every
thing. Tho American sentiment In
Hawaii Is ugnlust this. Tho only way
to Americanize tho Islands Is by set
ting them up as a territory. All that
the people nsk Is thnt tho bill bo pass
Lumi to Police.
Mrs. Horace J. Craft has Issued In
vitations to Marshal Brown, Deputy
Marshal Chllllngworth, Senior Captain
Itobcrf Pnrker nnd nil tho members of
tho pollco force to be present at a luau
at Ksbank on Thursday next. It may
bo that tho present outlook In tho mat
ter of tho plague, mnklng tho service of
ovcry policeman doubly necessary, will
causo n chango In plans, but tho pres
ent calculations aro ns already given
To Fight 8ugnr Trust.
Dover, Del., Dec. 19. Tho Colonial
Sugar Ilcflnlng Co., tho alleged rival of
tho Amorlcnn Sugar Refining Co.. was
Incorporated hero today, capital $100.
000, with tho prlvllcgo of increasing it
to J100.000.000. Tho company Is char
tered to cngngo In tho production of
sugar In Cuba, Hawaii and Porto Hlco.
The refining Is to be dono by special
process on tho plantations.
Letters From llurtwcll.
President Dolo stated this forenoon
u.at ho had received communications
from Unofllcll Delegate Hart well nt
Washington, but that ho could not glvo
out nny of tho contents o fthese until
after tho meeting or tho Cabinet to
morrow. Probnbly something would
bo given out for publication nt that
Whllo In Chicago Mr. and Mrs. J. J).
Athcrton led tho grand automobile pa
rado In tho finest carrlago on tho list.
Mr. Athcrton Is authority for tho state
ment that somo of tho finest automo
'biles mado will soon bo on their way
to Honolulu for tho automobllo com
pany recently formed hore.
Inspection of Sailing Vessels.
Dr. Howard, City Physician, has
been mado temporary port physician,
with orders to Inspect thoroughly all
outgoing sailing vessels. Tho Ada, af
ter inspection yesterday afternoon, wns
allowed to proceed on her way to
Makawell. None of tho crew will bo
allowed to go.
Losses at Strombcrg.
The Boor forces In action at Strom
berg numbered 800. Their losses wcro
S killed and 14 wounded.
Tho British forces In notion num
bered 2,000. Their losses wero 25 kill
ed, CS wounded, C07 captured.
On the Quarantine.
At midnight last night a largo num
ber of tho members of tho National
Qunrd were got together and placed
about Chinatown at tho orders of .Min
ister Coopor. This forenoon tho whole
regiment was summoned nnd now
Chinatown Is under stricter quaran
tine than during tho first outbreak.
LI Hung Again Degraded.
Peking, Dec. 21. LI Hung Chang
has been appointed acting viceroy of
Canton, It Is belloved this Is prepara
tory to his degradation In compliance
with tho French demands.
Liverpool, Dec. 21. Tho Whlto Star
line's Oceanic, from New York, I)o
cembcr 13, nrrlved hero nt 2 o'clock
Installation And Banquet Held by the
Veteran Masonic Society.
Grand Lodge RepreseolatlTes-Tbe New Rosttc
Large Gathering at the Temple - Din
ner Toasts aid Responses.
Thcro was no departure this year
from tho custom Hawaiian Lodge, No.
21, K. & A. M adopted long slnco on
tho date for tho Installation of officers.
St John's Day Is always Bet nsldo by
tho organization for this purposo and
thero wcro moro than 100 of tho Craft
at tho Temple hero last evening to wit
ness tho ceremonies nnd to partako of
tho banquet nnd hear the specchmak
mg. Andrew Brown, Inspector for this
district of tho California Grand Lodge,
assisted by W. M. Graham, another
well known past-master of 21 direct
ed tho exercises, which wero In form
bonutlful and wero carried out with un
affected solemnity. Tho new ofllcers
nro: W. M., J. Mort Oat: S. W.. Wm.
II. Wright; J. W.. Frederick Whitney;
Treasurer, II. J. Durnlston; Secretary.
K. It. G. Wallace; S. D., Frederick
Gaudlc; Chaplain, Hov. Alex. Mackin
tosh; J. 1)., K. II .Porter; Stewards,
Chas. Hall and Bro. Coolcy; Tyler,
Joshua D. Tucker.
Tho thrco compartments of the ban
quet hnll woro filled for tho feast. Tho
dinner was under tho direction of Ca
terer Chapman nnd wns ono of tho best
over served In tho Temple. Prayer was
offered by Chaplain, the Ilcv. Alex.
Mackintosh, after which tho new mns
tcr, Mr. Oat, presented Paul Ncumnn
as tonstmastcr for tho evening. Theso
wcro the sentiments nnd responses:
Tho Masonic Brotherhood Edmund
Our Grnnd Lodge Col. W. F. Allen,
Our Sister Lodges Clarence M.
White, P. M.
Tho Retiring Ofltcors W. M., J. M.
Tho Incoming Officers E. I. Spald
ing. P. M.
liiflucnco of Masonry in tho Affairs
of Nations C. B. Illplcy, P. M.
Masonry In General and this Lodgo
In Particular Hov, Alex. Mackintosh.
Tho Tyler's Tonst John Smithies
and Paul Neumann.
Music Bro. Braddlck.
Auld Lang Sync.
Mr. Dolo read two chapters from his
latest novel soon to go to tho pub":
Usher. This section of tho book
brought out n phase of tho application
of tho principles of Masonry that mado
n decided Impression on all present.
Clarenco M. White, tho master of
Lo Progres Lodgo, spoko for that or
ganization, for Pacific of this city and
for Kllauen of Hllo, and wns most
eloquent nnd graceful In his nddrcss.
Ho feelingly rend tho list of tno dead
for tho past year.
In the addresses of the new nnd tho
retiring mnsters thcro wns a brief ro
vlow of tho remnrkablo record mado
during 1899 nnd of tho hopes for tho
period now current
Tho paper on "Our Grand .lxidge,"
sent by Col. Allen, who wiih unnhlo to
bo present, was read by Justlco W.
Austin Whiting, tho master-elect of
Pacific Lodge, who mado appropriate
Tho. speeches of C. B. Ripley, P. M.,
nnd of Rev. Alex. Mackintosh, P. M.,
wcro notable for showing thought and
study and familiarity with Masonic
loro and clear understanding of the
principles of tho society and their
Mr." Smithies wns very brief, but had
tho for tu no to havo tho toastmastcr
come to his rescue. Mr. Neumann was
at his best In speaking to tho Tyler's
toast, his effort under this head bolng
tho culmination of his brilliant work
for tho evening.
It was midnight when tho gathering
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