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12 PAGES HONOLULU, H. I., SATUKDAY, JANUARY 13. 190012 PAGES
PttlCJH f) C EN i.
LAND SALES MADE GOOD
MANAGER PAIN ARRESTED
BULLER . PREPARES TO FIGHT
ONE PLAGUE CASE TODAY
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victor in 1 owed
Provisions for Life Tenure or Judges Knocked
Ont Mtaiare Will Bo Taken Up After
Finance Bill - Other Aimrican Law?.
Washington, Jan. 4. The Senate will
dlnpoBO of the Hawaiian quostlon with
out delay. The Comralttco on Foreign
llelatlons today flled Its report on the
Ciillom bill, which Is tho rncasnro draft
ed by tho Hawaiian Commission, con
sisting of Senators Cullom nnil Morgan
nnd Representative Hltt, who visited
Iho Islands In tho summer of 1898. Tho
report la favornblo to tho bill as It
stands nnd recommends only two or
three minor amendments.
Chief among tho amendmruts Is tho
following section: "All saies, grants,
leases and oinor disposition of tho pub
lic domain and agreements concerning
thu same and all franchises granted by
.o Hawaiian Government in confor
mity with tho laws of Hawaii prior to
September 11, 1889, arc ratliled and
It is probablo that this amendment
will bo subjected to closo scrutiny be
caiibo of curtain legislation that was
uss - by tho Hawaiian Legislature in
July, 1898, while Congress was con
sidering tho question of tho annexa
tion of tho Islands. Other amend
ments of importance aro that tho Chief
.Mistlco and Justices of tho Supreme
Court shall servo for nlno years and
not during good behavior, as was pro
ided in tho original bill. Tho com
mittco also recommends tho appoint
ment of a. United States District Judgo
nt a salary of $5,000 by tho President in
iiddltlon to tho other Federal officials
named in tho bill. Other amendments
recommended by tho Commlttco on
- foreign Relations havo to do only with
matters of legal phraseology nnd tho
Himpllflcatlon of tho provisions of tho
It Is probablo that as soon as tho
Senato has disposed of the currency
bill It will tnko up tho Cullom bill, pro
viding a government for tho territory
of Hawaii, and It is a foregone conclu
sion that tho bill will pas3 tho House
mid tho Senato without amendments of
Tho Senato Committee on Commerce
also reported favorably today two bills
Introduced by Senator Fryo providing
for tho extension of tho laws relating
to commerce, navigation and merchant
seamen over the Hawaiian Islands and
Tho report on tho Hawaiian bill
states that nbout 75 per cent of tho
trade between the Islands and tho
United States is carried in American
vosbols, or 200.7CO tons In American
nottoma and 101,264 tons In foreign
bottoms. It recommends that all ves
sels owned by citizens of the Hawaiian
Islands bo accorded registration in tho
United States, as was done nt tho time
or ',!iO acquisition of Alaska nnd Louis
iana. It disapproves, however, of tho
lrglstratlon of vessels admitted to Ha
waiian registry since annexation to
Both the Hawaiian and Porto IUcan
lillis provido that coaming trade bo
tween those islands nnd any other por
tions of tho Lnltcd States shall be
regulated in accordance with tho pro
visions of law applicable to such trade
between any two great coasting dis
tricts. Representative Grosvonor of Ohio,
chairman of tho House Commlttco on
Merchant Marino nnd Fisheries, has
introduced in tho Houso bills identical
with tho Fryo bills, nccordlng Ameri
can registry to Hawaiian nnd Porto
MORE LAND TAKEN.
WneiilniTtnn. .lanuarv s. The President
li.is issued an executive order designating
all of lot No. i, known as Emmes wharf
site, at the head of Honolulu harbor, all of
esplanade lota four, five, six, seven, eight,
nine and ten, as shown on Government
Mirveys registered map No. 1867, and all
of that lot of land known as the "barracks
lot," shown on Hawaiian Government sur-
eys registered may No. 327, as military
reer -rations, subject to outstanding leases
and private rights.
AiiuJnaldo'8 Wife Cupfurcd.
Manila, Jan. 1. Agulnaldo's wife, sis
ters and eighteen Filipinos have surrender
ed to Maj. March's battalion of the Third
Infantry at Bontoc, In the province of that
Three Fhllipino officers who surrender
ed to Mai. March and the Filipinos gave
up two Spanish and American prisoners.
Tho Evening Bulletin, 71 centa per
Hawaii's Bill Reported From
The Executive Employs Force to Main
tain Its Authority.
Action Follows Rtfusal of Hawaiian Tramways
Company to Suspend Tracklaylo Arrest
of Four Oihers With Mr. Pain.
"I have put the matter in tho hands
of tho Attorney General," tho Minister
of tho Interior, said a eleven o'clock
this morning, when asked if
there were any now developments In
tho street railway embrogllo.
"Then tho Hawaiian Tramways Com
pany are still obdurate?"
"Yes, they refuso to ccaso operations
at our request. They say they Intend
going ahead until they connect their
"That means another street fight,
Minister Young laughed, observing
that they could not tie ono man's
hands and then allow the other fellow
to thrash lilm.
At 12 o'clock Marshal Drown ap
peared at the point whero tho laying of
rails by tho Tramways gang was be
ing completed closo to tho end of tho
rails put down by tho Kapid Transit
people. Mr. Pain, manager of tho
Tramways, was at tho spot, whllo Mr.
Ballcntync, manager of the Ilnpld
Transit, was doing reconnolterlng duty
on tho adjacent sidewalk.
Marshal Brown ordered Mr. Pain to
cease operations, under penalty of hav
ing himself nnd his workmen arrested
for common nuisance In digging up
nnd obstructing tho streets without
Mr. Pain thereupon, to test tho Gov
ernment's nuthorlty of Interference,
ordered his forcmnn to keep three men
nt work. Just afterward a platoon of
police, under Deputy Marshal Chilling-
worth, came swinging nlong tho makal
sidewalk from Fort street. When a
hundred yards nway tho police at u
signal camo up doublo quick time. Mr.
Pain and his four employes quietly
yielded to "tho strong arm" and wcro
conducted to tho police station.
Ball for $50 was accepted for each of
tho Ave men.
ACTS OF EXECUTIVE.
Tho Executive Council has granted a
wine and beer Uconso to W. Hceb for
a placo In Hamakua.
C. B. nobcrtson has been appointed
District Maglstrato of Wolliiku Instead
of W. A. McKay, resigned.
It has beon resolved that any peti
tion for amendment of n corporation
charter must hereafter bo accompanied
by a copy of tho charter as it would
read when amended.
Government PacHIc Steamers.
Washington, Jan. 2. Upon tho re
commendation of Quartermaster Gen
eral Ludlngton, Secretary Boot has di
rected tho establishment of a Govern
ment line of steamships connecting San
Francisco, Honolulu nnd Manila simi
lar to that running between New York
and Cuban and Porto Rico ports.
Tho vessels which will bo attached
to the Pacific lino are tho transports,
tho property of tho Government, now
in the Pacific ocean. All tho steam
ships chartered by the Quartermaster's
Department will bo released lmmcdl
ately upon tnelr arrival at San Fran
cisco, nnd tho supplies, recruits and
olllcers lutended for the army in tho I
Philippines will go to Manila by tuo
proposed line. Tho discharged enlisted
men and officers ordered homo will re
turn in the vcssols.
Tho government dispensary Is to bo
destroyed along with tho other build
ings In tho infected block bordering
on Palaco Squaro and, as It Is absolute
ly necessary that tho Indigent ot the
community havo n placo to go for
treatment for various ailments, Dr.
Wood has given Dr. Howard authority
to cliooso a suitable temporary placo
for tho carrying on ot tho dispensary
Transports May Stop Here.
Washington, Jnn. 4. Surgeon Gen
eral Sternberg Is not alarmed by tho
conditions in Honolulu, as set forth In
the report of Major Taylor at tho mili
tary hospital, nnd believes that tho
measures adopted at Camp McKlnloy
aro adequate. He will not recommend
that the army transports bo prevented
from touching' nt Honolulu.
The Parts Exposition.
Miss Wheclor Is the painter of a good
portrait ot tho late Princess Kalulanl
on tho cover of a round porcelain dish
for the Paris Exposition. Major Potter
has assembled articles in tho Execu
tive building, of an cxcollout variety
withal more than sufficient to fill with
advantage tho Bpaco allotcd to Hawaii
nt the great fair.
Interest Centers on Operations
' at Tng-la River.
Germany Aroused by Seizure of Shps;'0
-Disastrous Sortie at Hafeklng
SkirmUes Devoid ot Ad
vantage to the Britlsb.
(Special to the Bulletin.)
Lisbon, Jan. C. A scml-ofllclal note
to tho press regarding tho Anglo-German
agreement hns Just been Issued.
It Is ns follows:
"Iho British and German Govern
ments having previously reached nn
ngrccment between themselves In
formed Portugal that In tho event of
her contracting n largo loan for tho
purpose- of reorganizing tho flnnnccs,
tho two Governments wcro disposed to
guarantco the success of tho operation.
At tho same timo tho Governments of
Great Britain nnd Germany assured
Portugal that the basis of the agree
ment between them wns the recogni
tion of tho Integrity of tho Portuguese
colonlat dominions and the legitimacy
of Portuguese sovereignty over tho
Portuguese possessions. They further
suggested that In tho event of Portu
gal accepting a proposal concerning tho
loan, tho lnttcr should bo guaranteed
by tho colonial and customs receipts.
Tho Portuguese Government tben de
clared that it had no need of such n
loan, nnd nccordlng to our Information
has no such need to the present day."
Fight nt Tugclti Expected.
(Special to tho Bulletin.)
London, Jnn. (i. Though nothing
dcflnlto Is permitted to pass tho censor,
Biilllclcnt transpires' to contlrm tho be
lief that an important move on tho Tu
gcla river Is Imminent.
The continual bombardment kept up
on tho Boer entrenchments, ami the
numerous reconnaissances nro appar
ently connected with a well defined
Thcro nro somo indications that the
British plan of nttack includes nn Im
portant movement via Wcenene.
Colonel Baden-Powell's defeats In
the sorties at Mnfeklng raises serious
doubts ot his ability to hold out much
longer. Today, however, comes n re
port that Colonel Plumor reached Mo
chudl, from Fort Tull, nbout January
1 with tho Bhodeslnn relief force. As
Colonel Plumcr has at his disposal
nbout 2,000 men, It tho news Is correct,
ho ought to bo able to ralso tho rlego
Tho Inconclusive fighting around
Colesburg wns renewed this morning,
tho British artillery opening to the
westwnrd of the town. Tho dispatches
Indicate that an nttack Is developing
Into a general engagement.
Anvlces from Belmont say that two
companies of Canadians, dispatched to
cover tho return of Colonel Pllchcr's
column, occupied n pass six miles out
to prevent any attempt of tho Boers
to cut oft the force.
A dispatch from Capo Town relatlvo
to tho steamer Mashona having a quan
tity ot American flour on board, says
tho caso arouses less interest than that
of tho Bundesrath. which. It Is claimed,
has been ..nown for n year ns a carrlir
of war materials to tho Transvnai
Colonel Sir Charles Howard Vincent
1 fiaert tor gouth Afrlca todny although
tho doctors have not permitted him o
accompany the London volunteers.
Colonel Vincent Is determined to glvo
Ills unofriclnl services at tho scat of
A special dispatch from Capo Town
today says it is rumored there that
Gencrnl French hns entered Colesburg.
Boer Shell Carries Death.
London, Jan. 1. The following ho
liograph messago has been received by
way ot Weenan from Ladysmlth dated
Wednesday, December 27th:
"The Boers aro actively bombarding
tho town. Ono shell struck tho Devon
shire mess tent, killing Captain Dal
zell and wounding soven Lieutenants,
Dent, Twlss, Trlngham, Caffyn, Byrno,
Scafo and Kano."
A later dispatch from Ladysmlth by
way of Weenan, dated Friday, Decem
ber 29th, says:
"All well. Tho Boors have been fir
ing plugged shells containing plum
nuddlng and tho compliments ot the
season. They aro still fortifying their
positions nnd are evidently determined
to mako a Arm stand."
Criticising the Generals.
London, Jan. C Tho Morning Post's
military critic discusses tho details of
General French's and General Gatacro's
skirmishes and operations nnd de
clares that both need reenforcemonts.
"Each sldo of Modder river (whero
Methuen is) wants to bo attacked, but
neither cures to attack. The conse
quence Is likely to bo a pause until the
arrival of recnforccmcnts. These will
J reach tho British first If General Bui
1 Icr wins a battle. In Natal. If not, they
may cross llrBt to tho Bocr.i, who in
case of their second success nt Tugola
- 'eltn,;.,'m81'arumua,OBOlowr8 -
Both tho News nnd tho I.lall again
attacK the Ministry, submitting a se
ries of questions, much alike, to be
propounded In Parliament when It as
sembles, ns to the conduct of the war
and tho preparations. Thco? questions
nro aimed at Sir Michael Hle. Beach,
the Chancellor of tho exchequer, I ord
Lansdowne, the War Secretary; Lord
Wolseley, tho commander of all Her
Majesty's forces, and nil the members
of tho War OftlLC, both In tho civil and
the military branches.
Pllchcr's limply Victory.
London, Jnn. 5. Tho latest news of
Colonel Pllchcr's raid shows that sonio
of the first accounts considerably ex
aggerated Its effect on tho Boers und
their sympathizers. While It Is truo lie
successfully drove a couplo ot hundred
rebels from Siinnyslde, killing und
wounding thirty and enpturlug forty
three, Colonel Pllchcr's Immediate
evacuation of Douglas scorns to provo
that ho had Information that there was
n sufficient number of Boers In the
neighborhood to mako his position un
safe. There Is reason to bello'vo that
only the dispatch of tho cavalry bri
gade from tho Modeler river prevented
the force of COO men sent by General
Cronjo from attacking Colonel Pll
chcr's column, a.td as noon as tho cav
alry returned to the Moddcr river Gen
eral Cronjo's troops reoccupled"Suniiy
Blde. Disastrous British Sortie.
London, Jan. 5. Tho War Ofllco has
iccclvcd, thinugh General Forcstler
Walker at Capo Town, tho following
dispatch from Colonel Baden-Powell,
dated Mnfeklng. December 2Cth:
"Wo attacked one of the enemy's
works this morning, endeavoring to
push back the cordon northward. Our
forco consisted of tin re guns, two
squadrons of tho Protectorate llegl-
nuint ftm nf fltn TlnnlilmMntniiil Dlllita
tumoral trnlm'c'tr. Thtficiicmy hail 1
strengthened fw-lr workHTHirlng tho
night nnd doubled tho garrison since
"Nevertheless, our nttack was car
ried out nnd pressed homo with tho
greatest possible gallantry and steadi
ness under n very heavy lire. But nil
eitorts to gain tho interior failed, the
fort being practically impregnable. Our
attack only withdrew after six of our
officers nnd a largo number of men had
been hit. Nothing could havo exceed
ed tho courage and dnsh displayed. The
gencrnl situation remains unchanged
mid tho health and spirits of tho garri
son aro very satisfactory.
"I regret to it-port the following cas
ualties: "Killed: Captain J. It. Vernon, Cap
tain II. C. Sanfrcld, Lieutenant H ,C.
Paton, eighteen non-commissioned olll
cers nnd troopers,
"Prisoners: Thrco troopers."
General Forcstlcr-Wnlkcr points out
that whllo tho dispatch gives all tho
names It falls to show that six officers
Seizures Rile Germany.
London, Jan. C Tho question of con
traband seizures takes almost para
mount placo In tho thoughts of tho
public, the vaguo possibility that they
may be made a pretext for Continental
intervention disturbing official and pri
vate observers. The Government's un-
devlatlng purposo to enforco strictly
the right of search has been set forth
In detailed instructions dispatched yes
terday by tho Admiralty to tho British
naval commanders in South African
wators, giving them weighty warnings,
without exception, to uphold tho Gov
ernment measures for tho suppression
of tho Importation of contraband by
way of Delagoa Bay.
Berlin, Jan. 5. Tho seizure of tho
Bundesrath remains tho dominant
topic of the Gorman press. Influential
papers llko tho Berliner Tageblatt,
Cologne Volks Zcltung, Berliner Ncusto
Nachrlchtcn, Hamburger Correspon
donz and the seml-ofllclal Berliner
Post strongly hint nt tho possibility of
Germany's forming an nntl-Brltlsli
coalition with Iiussla and France. Tho
anti-British feeling is clearly growing.
A scries of anti-British demonstrations
in tho various cities is being organized
by tho Pan-Germanic League.
Filipino Plot Failed.
Manila, Jan. !. Four explosive bombs,
a few arms and 500 rounds of ammunition
were discovered In a house in the center of
Manila this morning whip the police were
seeking Recarte, the Insurgent leader, who
was said to have come to Manila In the
hope of effecting an outbreak yesterday by
taking advantage of the mobilization of
the American troops at General Lawton's
Yesterday It developed that the plot In
cluded the throwing of bombs among the
foreign consuls attending the ceremonies
in order to bring about International com
plications. These, It seems, were to have
Deen thrown from the Escolta'shlgh build
ings, but the avoidance of the Escolta by
the funeral procession spoiled the plan.
Home Building for Homeless
Dispensary and Engine House Must Go Occi
dental Hotel Probably Will Be Lift-Chinese
at Valklkl- Rumors Still Active.
2 p. 111. Physicians have Just
finished a post mortem exami
nation on the body of a China
man who dropped dead near
Knuinakaplll church at a little
jBfter 12 o'clock today. Ho was
bclng' assisted nlong by two
Chinamen who, when their
charge fell dead, ran awny.
One wns caught, while the
other escaped. Tho body ot
tho plague victim will bo cre
mated, 1:30 p. m. No n4v cases
havo been reported tc'ay. A
Spaniard. Antono Fernandes
Dlas, was found lying near tho
keroseno wnrehouso detention
camp this morning. Upon ex
amination It wns found that he
had a very high fever. Ho wns
removed to on Isolated place In
the detention camp and Is be
ing wntched ns a suspect, but
tho physicians of the Board are
certain that It Is not n caso of
the plague. Dlas camo from n
two-story tenement house
about half-way down tho road
that leads from Queen street to
tho detention enmp.
Plague Notes 01 Interest.
Dr. Hoffman haKfComplcto control of
the prst house, while Dr. Bowman. Is
confining his attention strictly to the
Tho Board of Health Is Just now con
sidering tho matter of n location for
cottages that quarantined people ot
means and standing may wish to put
no to keen from brim: thrown In with
tho lower classes. This was brought
l by tho case ot Mrs. Ahlo mention
cd nt the BoanV'of Health by George
II. Carter yesterday. Mr. Ahlo Is per
fectly willing to build 11 cottngo nnd
pay nil expenses of quarantine.
The flremen ore resting today after
yesterday's very hard work on Block
10. They certainly descrvo It.
Tho patients nt tho pest houso arc
lingering nlong. There have been no
deaths there today.
Some Japanese Figures.
At a meeting of the Board of Health
Nesterday afternoon President Wood
rend an anonymous communication,
ovldently by a Japanese, which con
tained the following statistics: Num
ber of Japanese affected by tho quaran
tine who wUli to go to plantations to
work, ti42; number who wish to return
to Japan, 31 ; number who wish to re
main I11 tho city, D70; number whoso
employers nro hero or nbroad, 20G;
number who will be deprived of their
means of livelihood nnd who wish tho
government to provido for them until
they can find employment, 1,000; totnl,
Want No Strange Chinamen.
Tho Chinese- nt Walklkl have become
so frightened at the possibility of the
plague being communicated to their
places that they havo put up signs all
about forbidding nny strange China
man from entering. Incidentally they
nro firing off firecrackers dally to keep
oft the devils.
Thcro havo been several courts
martial of volunteers tor violating
regulations whllo on quarantine duty.
Ono wns fined 20 and dishonorably
discharged. Another was reprimanded
In presence of the comrades ot his own
relief always u bitter pill with tho
hoys. Fines havo been lovlcd in a few
Occidental Hotel Block.
At n meeting ot tho Board of Health
yesterday President Wood reported
tho caso ot the Chlneso lad with plague
taken from tho corner of King and
Richards streets. In his opinion, all
tho buildings with tho exception ot
tho Occidental hotel, pcrhapB, should
bo destroyed. .Tho Board declared the
block Infected and ordered Its destruc
tion. Tho matter of leasing tho hotel for
..10 housing of whlto famlllties quar
antined was suggested. Dr. Wood tried
to make arrangements this morning,
but could not get satisfactory terms.
As tho hotel Is in a block declared in
fected, tho Board may condemn and
tako it anyway. This action was men
tioned at the mooting.
Tho Board of Health Is trying to
complete operations so that tho pco
plo may bo removed from tho block to
day but It Is doubtful If they can suc
ceed in this. The buildings may be
set afire tomorrow or Monday.
Manila, lanu.trv 6. The British
steamer Victoria, Cartnin Hlakeley,
arrived here t -day in tow. The
Victoria, left San Francisco Oct. 17,
for Honolulu and Manila. She was
spoken on November 9 in latitude
19 North, longtltue 159 East, pro
ceeding under sail, haing broken
her shaft io:j8a. m.
ban Francisco, Jnn. 3. Samuel Par
ker, tho Honolulu capitalist, left for
Washington last night with United
Stntcs Senators George L. Shoup of
Idaho and C. D .Chirk of Wyoming ns
their guest In tho parlor car. Mr. Par
ker returned from the national capital
several days ago nnd his pudden de
parture for tho East has set tongues
wagging In tho locnl Hawaiian colony.
Parker, during tho royal rcglmo In
tho Islands, wns prominent nnd Influ
ential In n political way. He has hosts
of friends In tho Islands and Is prob
ably stronger than o"er todny because
ho was favorablo to annexation.
Georgo D. Gear, tho Honolulu lawyer,
who Is nt tho Palace, said last night:
"It Is my opinion that Mr. Parker
has gona East nt tho request of Presi
dent McKlnlcy. I believe that ho has
the best show of any man at this time
to bo Governor ot Hawaii when It Is
admitted us a Territory.
"A few days ago In Washington I
was w Ith Parker when ho called on the
"President. Tho lnttcr nskrd him If ho
rcmemboied his brother David, when
ho was an American Consul nt Hono
lulu. Parker replied In tho ninrmatlvo
nnd then Informed the President thnt
he had sent his brother to Snn Fran
cisco ns Consul General for Hawaii.
Tho Ptesldent nsked him many per
tinent questions und got much Infor
mation from him. I nm fully convinc
ed that Mr. Parker la not necking thu
olllco of Governor."
DELEGATES FROM HAWAII
Washington, Dec. 30. Tho Hawaiian
Inlands may be represented In tho na
tional conventions next summer If
Congress disposes In tlmo of tho ques
tion of government for them. General
Hnrtwcll, special agent hero of the Isl
ands, ralolil today nt tho office of Sec
retary Dick ot tho Republican Nation
al Commlttco to lnqulro nbout thu
right ot the Hawaiian Islands to be
represented by delegates at tho Phila
delphia convention, becnuso tho Na
tional Committee lu its published call
lino made no allotment of delegates ti.
It was suggested to him that tho Re
publicans In the Islands elect delegates
and send them to the convention to be
id on Juno 19th, nnd It Congress by
that time hns decided to establish the
territorial form of government In the
islands the delegates will undoubtedly
bo admitted with tho samo privileges
as delegates from other territories.
It Republicans tnke such steps It is.
probablo the Democrats in tho Islands
will follow their lead. There is an ovl
dent desire, howover, on tho part ot
Hnwaiinns to avoid a division on poli
tical lines until they shall have run the
gauntlet ot Congress.
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