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Vol. VIII. No. 1420.
HONOLULU, U. I., PlilDAY, JANUARY 5, 1900.
Priob 5 Oents.
PLAGUE ADYANCE IS SLOW
OFFICIAL FOR COMMERCE
UNCLE SAM AND CARGOES
THREE MORE ICE FACTORIES
S Hartwell Cnllccl Down. 3
K Chief Justice Resigns.
Action Continues In
Against Its Progress.
Mr. Hatch a Member of the Health Board
Council of State Appropriate- Fires
in Chinatown Tomorrow.
2: So p. nt. Thero Is i( decided
lull In tbo plnguo pltiiation today v
Imt, notwithstanding this fact,
tho officers of the Hoard of Health
nro as busy its over doing every
thing In their power to 8 1 temp out
tho dread dlsciiBC.
The caso near Knumakaplll church
Is being closely watched, but ns
" yet there Is nulling ho very aus
picious. A caso on Queen near
Nuttnnu street was rumored about
town this morning, but Inquiry nt
tho Hoard of Health office showed
that thero was no such case on tho
The cases of tho two Chinamen
who died yesterday were both pro
nounced bubonic plnguo nftcr post
mortem examinations yesterday
afternoon. Their bodies were crc
jniited at Mnullola. Doth theso
cases vero mentioned In yesterday
Tlio only case of tho plague to
day Is an Hawaiian who wns sont
to tho plagilo hospital In Knkaako
Dr. Bouman has been given charge
or the plaguo hospital In Knkaako.
Work on tho quarantlno barracks at
Wnlakamito Is being rapidly pushed to
day. To Scare Awav Devils.
Tho streets, of Chinatown are strewn
with tho remains of firecrackers tint
are flted ort dally by Chinnmcn to
frighten nwny tho dovlls of tho blnck
plague from tholr dwelling plnccs. Tho
night time Is when most of tho firing Is
Case of (i Japanese.
Drs. Mltamuru and Mori reported tho
case of u Japanese near Smith brldgo
this morning. Their diagnosis was
malarial fever. Dr. Scaparono was
Mit to make an examination and ho
teportcd tho enso na sllgtly suspicious.
A post mortem examination wns nd
vlhed. Council of Stutc.
' A meeting of tho Council of Stato Is
In progress ns tho Bulletin coos to
piess. Tho notlco to members called
them for 2 o'clock. Tho matter under
dlsuisslon Is tho request of tho Board
of Health for mi appropriation of $250,
IKIO to combat tho plnguo. '
Aloi'c Japanese Carpenters.
Twenty-flvo more Japanese carpen
ters wero taken out of qunrnuttuo this
morning for work on tho detention
hospital. Chester Doylo attended to
, tho work of rounding up the men. J.
' Mitchell, a white man from tho quar
antine district will bo tho foreman of
A Guard Posted.
A guard has been posted at tho
house of n Jnpancso just on tho other
sldo of Kaumnkaplll church. The-Jap-uneso
has qulta a high fever but Is
nblo to get about and smolco and oat.
His wife is living with him. There
nro no developments in the case today.
A meeting of tho Medical Association
' of Hawalhirlil bo held in Progress Hall
f at 8 .o'clock tomorrow evening. All
members-are requested to bo present-
Tho'toplc for discussion win bo the
nanltary condition of tho city and its
Block 10 Tomorrow.
Chief Hunt of tbo Flro Department
has been studying Block 10 In China
town today in order to bo fully pro-
pared in tho matter of stationing his
onglnen and men for tho fire tomor
row. Japanese, Chinese and natives of
tho block liavo beon very busy today
with the work of gottlng out their
Tho inspcclors nt Walklkl nro doing
good work under tho direction of Geo.
Mason, who is' in charge of tho dis
trict from Sunny South to tho Park.
,1. H. Boyd has chargo of that section
from 8unny Boutli to Mnnson'a housoj
Mr. Mnnson from his house- to Long
Branch and Mr. dartenborg from Long
Branch to tho Park. G. J. Waller has
iburgo of that section along tho old
Walklkl road; Georgo Castle and Percy
Pond look nfter tho Park district.
Houses nro visited twice each day and
earoful watch kept of the cntlro dis
trict. Damages for Orientals.
Minister Mott-Smlth stated yester
day that tho Japaneso Consul, had
tailed on him and that the Chinese
Consul had written regarding damago
to goods of their respective country
men from tho firing of tho different
portions of Chinatown. It was agreed
that tho question of damages should
bo left for futuro judicial sottlemont
and tho assurance of tho cooperation of
tho respecttvo consuls in fighting tho
plaguo would bo given this government.
More Talk of Adding to Mr. Mc-
Great Commercial Progress Forces Quesilcn to
tin Frcot Cbanccs for Favorable Ac
tion at Th!s Session.
Washington, Dec. 26. Tho fact that
President McKlnloy's administration
has beon ono of marked commercial
nnd Industrial activity will bo used as
an argument before Congress this win
ter for tho establishment of tho De
partment of Commerce, with Its head
a Cabinet officer. Tho movement In
favor of such a department Is not now,
for tho matter was discussed quito ful
ly In commltteo last year. Bills liavo
been Introduced in this Congress, both
In tho Sennto nnd In the House, and
will bo taken up by tho Senate Com
mittee on Commcrco nnd tho House
Committee on Interstato hint Foreign
Commcrco nt nn early date. Senator
Fryo and Representative Hepburn,
chairman of tho committees, nro
heartily In favor of tho now depart
ment, which would mako tho present
Cabinet consist of nine Instead of eight
members. It Is urged that such an In
creaso would bo entirely reasonable,
as tho present number of Cabinet offi
cers Is very small, when compared with
tho Cabinets of other governments
Canada, although In a senso a depend
ent Government, has thirteen Cabinet
officers, and Great Britain has no less
Thero Is, however, nn nctlvo move
ment on foot among tho mining Inter
ests for tho establishment of n depart
ment of mines nnd mining. Tho Cali
fornia State Miners' Association has
been foremost in tho agitation, and
most of the other Western mining
States nnd Territories have lent their
Influence to tho same end. Western
ers Bay that their section needs such
representation In tho Federal Govern
ment, nnd nrguo thnt tho Department
of Commerce would bo more to the ad
vantage of Eastern business Interests.
Tho Commltteo on Mines nnd Mining,
o. which Representative It. O. Crump
of Michigan Is chairman, will t alto up
n bill providing for tho creation of 'tho
Department of Mines and Mining soon
after tho holidays. Probably Bonio sort
of a compromise will bo mndo eventu
ally between tho advocates of tho two
departments. Final legislation may
not bo secured nt this session, but tho
advocates of tho Department of Mines
and Mining nro not unwilling, If neces
sary, to accept n commissioner of such
a bureau under tho Department of
Commerce. Tho program Is to have
tho mines nnd mining bill reported
from tho commltteo beforo the depart
ment of commcrco bill Is considered.
If tho friends of tho two measures can
como together It Is thought thcro
might bo a chnnco for tho enactment of
tho law this session.
MOANA DID NOT STOP.
Tho mnll steamer Moanar Carey
commander, arrived oft port early thld
morning but-stayed 'only long enough
to throw what mall she had for Hono
lulu Into tho pilot bont. Nino passcn
gers sho hnd on board for Honolulu
wero carried on to San Francisco, and
not oven a lotter from hero was taken
Captain Caroy of tho Moana stated
to Fred Whitney of Irwin & Co., tho
agents of tho steamer, that if it woro
cholorn instead of bubonic plaguo
present in Honolulu ho would not hesi
tate to land his passengers and tako on
tho United States mall, fumigating it
on board on his way to San Francisco.
Not knowing under what conditions
his vessel would bo received at that
port It ho touched at n port infected
with tho black plague, In Justlco to his
owners ho would not tako tbo chanco
of being quarantined and bo delaying
tho vessel, sho being a Royal mall
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Washington Dec. at. An Inter
esting Incident In Hawaii affairs oc
curred the other night when Mr.
Dole's unofficial delegate Hartwell
and .Mr. W. O. Smith gave a din
ner to a party of Congressmen and
Senators frlendlv to the Island cause.
K Inclu Jed In the guests were members ju
2 of the Commission. 3
8 Delegate Hartwell began talking y
about Hawaii not being annexed, S
S following out the fallacies contain- g
S cd In the constitutional decisions of
B Hawaii's supreme t-ourt. Un com-
W pleting his talk Mr. Hartwell was
C very promptly called down by one
ui uic iiicmucrs vi uiiRress present
ii'lii f"nrMf it, Itlm tltit tli tltits M
. I , .
expressed were very much In error, A
that the Hawaiian Islands were so a
much annexed that they could net fl
get away from the United States g
nor could the United States get 8
away from them.
The prompt answer of his state
ments took I lartwell's breath away,
nnt nft.r n cnmnurlmf .ItctrAcctntr
W silence the conversatlo.i was turned
W to more general lir.es. ti
'Iho Council of State convened nt 2
o'clock, President Dole In tho chair
and theso Councillors present: C. Bol
tc, secretnry; Ministers Mott-Smlth.
Young and Damon: Paul It. Isenbcrg,
.lolin linn, W. U. Aclil, John Nott, A. G.
M. Robertson, A. V. Gear, Mark I Rob
inson, P. C. Jones. S. K. Kn-nc, J. A.
Kennedy nnd Cecil Brown nnd M. A.
Minister Damon read a statement by
tho President of tho Board of Health,
relating tho financial nnd other steps
taken thus far to suppress tho plague.
President Dolo spolto of tlicreferenco
o President McICInley of tho perma
nent sanitary improvements, ns stat
ed by the President of the Board of
Health. Preslden McKlnley hnd very
largo powers over tho affairs of tho
Islands, nnd It wns deemed tho proper
courso to consult him beforo Incurring
obligations for permanent Improve
ments. Tho amount now asked for was
approximate to tho lmmcdlnto neces
sities of tho Bltuntlon.
Tho motion was to pass tho resolu
tion appropriating $230,000 nnd $20,000
for garbage crematory passed by a vote
of nlno to three.
DAVID KELIIPIO RESIGNS
David Kelllplo has resigned ns n
member of tho Board of Health and F.
M. Hatch has been appointed to tako
his place. It will bo remembered that,
at tho last mcotlng of tho Board Mr.
Hatch gavo soma valuable suggestions
for tho stamping out of tho plaguo.
PRESIDENT C. B. WOOD.
Dr. C. B. Wood was this afternoon
appointed President of tho Board of
Health. Minister Cooper continues a
Tho cases of prlvnto exhibits from
Omnlia aro expected by tho next Aus
tralia. With them aro some flno va
rieties of seed corn from Nebraska for
our farmers and mineral specimens
from Colorado for St. Anthony's
school, Watluku, tho latter obtained at
tho request of Brother Francis, prin
cipal. Tho corn secured by the secre
tary Includes tho Egyptian variety, of
which tho head is bushy and tho grains
aro round. It makes an excellent meal,
whllo tho wholo grains aro right for
chicken feed. Tho superintendent of
tho Douglas county, ..cbraskn, exhibit,
who kindly donated tho seed, assured
tho Hawaiian secretary that tho Egyp
tian corn would flourish in our cllmato.
The Irwin Mansion.
Campbell & Pettus, San Francisco,
will build W. G. Irwin's now homo nt
Walklkl. Tho contract was signed on
December 20. tho price in round figures
being 550,000. Tho contracting firm
built tho Cliff Houso at Golden Gate,
tho Poodlo Dog in San Francisco, tho
largo Navy buildings at Goat Island
and other big structures. Tho tllo roof
of Mr. Irwin's house and stable will
bo replaced with terra cotta by tho Ak
ron Tllo Co. of Ohio for $5,100. Theso
contracts lncludo everything except
tho electric wiring. Rlploy & Dickey
nro tho nrchltccts of tho Irwin struc
tures. Tho contract of Campbell &
Pettus bents tho Honolulu bids by tho
enormous flguro of about $30,000.
Tho Evening Bulletin, 75 centH per
Ofllcials Not Worried Over Action of
Place Confidence In Decisions ol Prize Courts
No Protest Will Be Hide Care for
Rights of American Citizens.
Now York, Dec. 2S. A special to tho
'tribune from Washington says:
Tho equanimity at tho Stato De
partment Is not jt all disturbed over
tho significance attached In legal and
mercantile circles to tho stopping by
British warships of British nnd Dutch
merchant vessels bound for Delagoa
Bay with cargoes exported from the
United States. Tho omdalu express
confldenco that tho British Govern
ment will make full reparation for nn
act committed by its naval agents if
It turns out to have been Illegal or un
justified nnd they profess n profound
conviction thnt Englishmen nro not
taking nny hazardous chances Just at i
present of antagonizlnc nnv consider.
nblo popular clement In America.
It Is not known to tho Secretnry of
Stato whether tho cargoes In this coun
try hnvo been actually confiscated, nor
precisely what ni tides Great Britain
proposes to regard ns contraband dur
ing tho continuance of tho South Af
rican war. it Is said that every nation
on becoming engaged In hostilities
make? Its own rules ns rigid or as lax
as tho occasion seems to demand and
seldom takes other nations into Its
confldenco on the subject. This wns
tho caso when tho war with Spain be
aan. Neither nation having subscribed
to tho privateering clause of tho treaty
of Paris, a proclamation wns Issued by
tho President announcing adhesion to
Tho Queen Regent Issued a decreo,
which, while reserving tho right of p'rl
vntecrlng announced thnt letters of
mnrquo would not bo grunted. Hut
Spain did not nnnounco whnt course
sho Intended to pursuo In other mat
ters, nor did the United States except
In confidential general ordoro to naval
officers, fix any definite policy us to
splztires and contraband.
Tho supremo bcrenlty of tho State
Department regarding tho flour seiz
ures Is perhaps best Illustrated by tho
steps nlrcndy taken to ascertain the
fncts of tho case, which aro nn essen
tlal, preliminary to further nctlon.
On tho receipt of complaints from
American exporters that tholr products
had been detained nnd that their deliv
ery nt tho noutrnl ports of destination,
Dolngoa Bay, had been refused, tho
Secretary of Stnto Immediately trans
mitted tho complaints to Embassador
Choato at London and Consul Hollls
nt Pretoria for Investigation and re
port. Theso notes went by mnll and
Mr. Choato has barely received his own
by this time, whllo that of Coiibiil Hol
lls will senrcely reach him beforo
Mnrch 1, 1000.
As agents of tho Stato Department
reply to communications by tho snmo
means of transmission ns tho original
query, no official information Is npt to
00 in tno possession of tho authorities
In Washington for weeks or months.
Tho reason thero was no resort to the
cablo to deternilno whether American
Interests have been injuriously affect
ed .s found in precedents established
over a year ago, when, notwithstand
ing tho scizuro of British nnd other
vessels by American cruisers, Euro
pean nStlons realized that this Gov
ernment In its admiralty courts would
dctormlno tho merits of ench caso as
rapidly as possible as well as nmen
ablo for damages In tho caso of every
mistake and that tho greater tho mis
tako tho longer tho delay, tho greater
would bo tho damages to bo satisfied.
Tho consideration shown by foreign
ers whoso vessels hnd boen captured
last year and sent under prizo crows to
an American port of detention wns
extremely gratifying to this Govern
ment, which would liavo been Berlously
embarrassed had neutral governments
by a show of Impatience forced tho
Exccutlvo into tho uttiludo of hasten
lng tho judiciary.
Tho point officials mako Is Unit tho
British imperial authorities In Lou
don aro not yet moro acquainted with
nil tho facts in tho detention of ships
off tho south coast of Africa than aro
American officials and as these ships
admittedly did not fly the American
flag thoro is no national affront in
volved calling for drastlo measures, as
when tho Alliance was fired on or when
Captain SlgBbeo brought to tho Rcstor
mel. In tho latter caso tho British
Government mndo no complnint whnt
over. On the Warpath.
Business men it tho city aro on tho
war path today on account of tho ac
tion of Captain Carey In carrying tho
Moana straight on to San Francisco
without oven stopping for tho mnll.
Thoy Btato that if tho mall was prop
erly fumigated thcro could liavo been
absolutely no harm in allowing it to
go. It tho fumigation hero was not
satisfactory tho mall could havo beon
fumigated aboard tho ship.
Another criticism Is on tho action of
Captain Carey in roftiBlng passengers
for this port to land. What harm
could havo been dono by allowing pas
sengers to land hero is not quito clear
In tho minds of many.
Pennsylvania People With Gov. Stone As Prime
Mover -L. C. Abies and Thco. Hodman
Also Have Their Plans.
If all the lco In the speculative at
mosphere of Honolulu crystallize, It
will produco cold enough to consider
ably affect tho climate. The par
ticles are rumored to bo focusing nt
threo or four centers. Whnt should
nppear Inevitable Is that this tropic
town will ero long receive tho boon
of chenp cooling material, unless tho
local history of tho subject repeat It
self nnd tho people bo Inld out on dear
Ico Instead of laying In cheap lco for
tholr dally needs.
Ono report Is of n company orcnnlzcd
under tho laws of Pennsylvania, with
Governor Stono nt tho head of It, to
mako ico for Honolulu. Several local
capitalists aro nnmed In this connec
tlon. It Is said that tho plans aro here,
tho machinery on tho wny nnd tho Bito
of plant selected. This concern will
havo a cqmprchcnslvo cold storage an
nex. P. II. limnetic, stock broker, wns In
terrogated regarding tho foregoing ru
mor nnd made reply substantially as
"Mr. .locker from Philadelphia, who
Is hero, has letters, plans and specifica
tions with him, nnd ho can probably
tell you something.
"The capital Is $100,000. Ono of the
lntest plants Is ordered, nnd I believe
lias been shipped. It Is known ns the
'Mndo' Ico machine, nnd manufactured
by Wolfe & Co., Chicago.
"Tho in Ico will bo tho snmo ns tho
other peoplo nro chnrglng 20 a ton.
Cold storngo Is tho principal, object.
"Yes, Governor Stono Is nt tho head
of tho company. Tho principal own
ers are lncmbcis of a leading law firm
In Philadelphia, whero the head office
will be, tho business managing ofllco
Another schemo mooted has tho cre
dit, by common talk, of having nt Us
head u C. Abies, tho hero of many
fights for a fair slinro of tho Ico field.
Tho capital mentioned Is $150,000. Mr.
Abies was tho first man found, though
this fact was purely accidental, by n
Bulletin reporter hunting down fncts
behind rumors. Tho most Mr. Abies
would admit wns that tho rumors in
general weio probably all tight and
thnt ho Intended "getting In some
where." Thco. Hoffman, lately manager of the
Hawaiian Electric Company that has
now for years been making nil tho Ice,
selling Its cold storage surplus to sup
ply tho public through tbo People's
Ico Co., Is reported to havo bought the
plant formerly used by the P. I. C, also
rour lots at Kowalo as n site for the
works. This rehabilitated outfit would
uegln tne manufacture of Ico In about
Regarding whnt there Is In Ico hero.
ono man who Is taking an active Inter
est In thg coming battle for tho trado
"Tho ice made nnd distributed for
iho lust twelve months was about 5,000
toiiH. Tho manufacturing corporation
received nbout $30,000 by selling It at
$C 11 ton. Theso 5,000 tons were retail
ed by tho purchasing company at a
price averaging nt lenst $17.50 n ton.
"In addition to its receipts for Ice,
tho makers iccclvcd for cold storage
room about $15,000. So that altogether
tho. ico bill of tho community for the
year amounts to nearly $100,000."
With referenco to a statement that
tho rumored competition would have
new patent lco machinery from Chi
cago, tho gentleman Just quoted mndo
"You always hear of n new patent
from a now Competitor. But It Just
nmounts to this, ro many pounds of
coal aro required to produce so many
pounds of Ice.
"Thero Is llttlo doubt," ho added. In
reply to another query, " that tho new
brewery .will throw some of Its ico on
tho market. It Is already rumored that
tho Electric peoplo havo mado over
tures to tho brewery people."
Stump Machines for Olaa.
F. Owens, of Ohm plantation, who ar
rived In the Mariposa, is bringing
down four stamping machines nnd a
thrity-horso power engine to operato
thorn. Ono of tho stumpers is capable
of clearing nn nrea of threo ncres with
out changing its position, tho pulling
forco being exorted through a cable.
Mr. Owens has had Klondike experi
ence, and what he does not know about
that gold region Is not worth going to
school to learn.
Omaha Exhibits for Paris.
Secretary Logan left six cases of ex
hibits from tho Greater American Ex
position In storago nt Omaha for trans
mission to tho Paris Exposition. Near
ly four hundred framed pictures are In
the lot, nlso tho exhibits of Kameha
mehn nnd nt. Anthony schools, besides
a variety of other articles.
American Mcssongor Service, Ma
sonic Temple. Tel. 111.
Schemes Galoro on Foot
rresiueni uoie to-j.-iy continued
the report published by the Bulle
tin some weeks ago regarding the
rpctcrnntlnn nf Phff tuetli- li,.l.l
'V.e li. li ...I l l.t- ...! K
vj 11 iiaaniii ill 3 ICMKIIU-
Hon," the President replied to a
uuestlun. "It has not been acted
upon yet. j?
"I have written to President Mc 8
Klnley, as It Is an Important mat- g
ter. nreferrine to consult him." m
PUT IN A BOX.
inspectors In Chinatown on their
regular lounds last night, discovered a
young Japanese, lto by name, stowed
awny In n box arrangement In tho rear
of tho Japanese church on River street.
This was reported to tho Board of
Health at onco nnd Dr. Gnrvln was
sent out to Investigate. It wns dis
covered, contrary to tho statements of
residents of the locality, that tbo Jap
aneso was not suffering from tho
It semes thnt lto was about from
placo to place trying to get a room but,
on account of thu nnturo of his dis
ease ho wns refused admittance every
where. Ho then fixed up his bo in tbo
placo mentioned nnd covered It with
canvas to keep out tho rain.
THE SINEWS OF WAR
At this morning's session of tho
Executive Council tho cntlro business
rolnted to the ntnmplng out of tho
It wns voted to recommend to tho
Council of Stnto tho appropriation of
$20,000 for building n garbago crema
tory, nnd $250,000 for tho suppression
of tho plague.
Tho Minister of Foreign Affairs wns
authorized to Incur extra expense for
tho maintenance of tho National
dual d in connection with special du
ties of tho prcbent emergency.
Tho Minister of Finance renij no
tices respecting storage for freight
from Infected ports nnd tho relict of
tho congested stnto of tho wharves.
Purls Exposition Work.
The following answer will be sent by
Minister Mott-Smlth relative to Ha
waii's exhibit at tho Paris Exposition.
"During the piesenco of plague,
steamers rcfuso nil freight from this
port. Can special concession bo ob
tained to Install exhibit say In April
or May? Qitarnntino may continue
two months. Lists of exhibitors sent
ORIENTAL WAR CLOUDS.
Victoria. 11. C. Dec. 27. Mnll ndvlccs
received from tho Orient today stato
that Russia and Franco nro conniving
together In encroaching on Chinese
territory nnd against England nnd that
Japan Is buying Immense quantities of
rice. It Is bollovcd thnt wnr will break
out In tho spring.
Mnscotte at the Orpheum.
To night the Boston Lyrics will
present Mnscotte, also at tomorrow's
mntlneo and Saturday evening. Tho
music Is light and catchy and tho play
full of humor. At tomorrow's mntlneo
children will bo ndmltted to any part
of tho houso at 25 cents apiece,
Tho band will play on tho grounds of
tho Executive Building nt 3 o'clock
Saturday afternoon Instead of In Em
Monday night there will bo a con
cert In Emma Squoro; Tuesday, Thom
as square; Wednesday, Makco Island;
Thursday, Thomas Square again.
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hearts of the
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