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ONE VOTE FOR
THE MOST POPULAR CAP
TAIN OF THE ISLAND
Vol. VIII. No. 143(1.
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, JANUAUV 2.1. 1000.
PbIOB 5 (JENTft.
THB MOST POPULAR CAPTAIN
Announcements Once a Week How lo
Vote Cameron Still In tbe Lead.
Votes in The Most Popular Cap
tain'Contcst are coming in steadily.
The results ofsthe weeks voting
'will fcbe announced" each Saturday
the 'votes being counted every Fri
day evening. As the contest pro
gresses and the strife grows keener
the announcement may be made
more frequently. The prize is one
well wortli winning, it being a pair
of the finest binoculars that can be
obtained in Honolulu. They may
be seen at any time in Wichman's
In addition to the votes which ap
pear eacn day in the upper right
hand corner of the first page, which
are to be filled out and deposited at
this office, new subcribers are en
titled to cast votes as follows.
i month 40 votes
3 months 150 "
0 months 350 "
1 year 750 "
Cut out your vote each day,
fill in the name of your choice for
tiie most popular captain and place
them in the ballot-box in the Bul
letin Office. Every vote will count
at the end for the contest is sure to
be a close one. This is a case where
you should vote early and vote
The standing of the various Cap
tains in the contest is announced
below. This list should have appear
ed Saturday but was omitted on
account of lack of space. The
changes in this list will be made
weekly as mentioned above
Capt. Cameron 335
" Clarke 208
" Simerson 187
" Tullett 47
" Freeman It
" Nicholson 0
" Wdsbarth 9
" Pederson 7
" Thompsen 6
" Samson 1
CHINA'S TROUBLESOME BREW.
Tacoma, Jan. 14. According to Hong
kong advices received today the war be
tween French ?nd China over the Kwong
chauwan boundary dispute has assumed
serious proportions. A month ago the
French got their six warships Into action
and bombarded numerous Chinese towns
along Kwongchuawan Bay. Chinese
troops, under Marshal Su promptly desert
eJ and moved farther back. Two Chinese
Punboats were taken possession of by the
rench and their officers taken aboard the
French flagship as prisoners. Guns and
ammunition were removed from the Chi
A severe fight took place at the village
of Vongluoc, when the Chinese regulars
were found strongly fortified behind a su
gar cane field I he Chinese were driven
back, but only after a fight of four hours,
in which the French lost four killed. In
cluding Adjutant Rogle, and twenty-eight
wounded. The Chinese finally broke and
tied. The French then pillaged and burn
ed many villages, the French force consist
ing of two battalions of Infantry and two
sections of artillery, being divided Into
Four mandarins In this vicinity surrend
ered to ihe French forces to save their vill
ages. They were taken prisoners. All of
Southern China Is greatly arou'ed at this
forcible seizure of Kwongchngwan Bay,
which the French troops will hold.
Four pirates captured by the villagers
on the wesi river, near Canton, were ex
ecuted last month. Orders have been Is
sued to behead every pirate caucht. with
object of driving out hundreds of pirates
who imest mat section
American Flout Released.
Washington, Jan. 13. Secretary of
Stato Hay Bald tonight that tho Brit
ish Government had released tho
American soods on tho Dutch vessel
Maria and that thoy were now In Dela
goa Bay. Tho goods consist of flour
nnd other provisions which the Eng
lish authorities seized as contraband
ot war, Intended for tho use ot tho
.TanBvaal troops. This selzuro was
mado the subject ot diplomatic discus
6lon botwecn this Government nnd
NO NEW CASES TODAY
RecDrd of Last Twenly-four Hours
Work at Ibe Various Camps -Mr. Lowrey a
Board Member Dr. Wood Speaks Hope
fully -Chinatown Stores.
2 p. m. The situation Is
moro hopeful today that at
any tlmo during the second
outbreak of the plague. China
town Is now out of tho minds
ot tho Board of Health, tho
work of cleansing the city has
arrived nt n point whero an
opening can now be seen, the
homeless peoplo nro being nm
ply provided for and their
camps kept In n cleanly condi
tion and the peoplo ot Hono
lulu arc all nt work. As n cli
max tho Board of Health an
nounces no suspicious cases or
deaths from tho plague in over
President Wood of the Board of
Health went out to 'Knllhl this morn
ing and found that J. D. McVeigh could
take GOO moro peoplo If It was found to
bo absolutely necessary to send them
out. After today ho will bo able to
tako the people as fast as thoy may bo
Today tho Chlncso in tho house on
Punchbowl street, opposlto Kawalahao
church, 150 In nil, will bo sent out to
Knllhl whllo tho Kawalahao peoplo
will bo kept until later. Tho former
placo will then bo cleansed nnd pre
pared for any people In Kawalahao
that might bo taken sick.
Minister Cooper has things in fino
shapo nt tho drill shed camp so that
thcro need bo no worry about that
A. L. C. Atkinson Is working steadily
Just now preparing his placo at Kakaa
ko for tho reception on Thursday of
tho 250 natives at Honukaha. Presi
dent Wood stated that tho peoplo at
this placo were being well cared for
nnd that, as soon as it was vacated,
cleansing operations would bo institut
ed and tho recently erected buildings
prepared for tho reception of tho homo
less freed from quarantlno from time
Lleut.-Col McCarthy Is post com
mander at Knllhl, whero tho N. O. H.
camp has been named "Camp Jones"
after tho regimental commander.
Capt. T. B. Murray is post com
mander nt Kawalahao church.
Work at Camp S3.
At tho Drill Shed designated as camp
22, Attorney General Copperas general
superintendent has chnrgo of 1,231
Asiatic fugitives from tho Are. Mr.
Cooper has Chestor Doylo and Walter
Doylo as assistants. Dr. It. P. Meyers
Is tho physician In charge with Dr.
Hodgins as assistant. Two ladles, one
from the Salvation Army, tho other
from Peniel Mission, aro attending to
tho comforts of the womon. This
camp is fast showing tho results of the
untiring efforts ot thoso In chargo to'
mako tho surroundings comfortable
and Bocuro tho continued good health
of the peoplo. Tho physicians make
two inspections daily of each person,
nnd 110 serious Illness has appeared.
Two births wcro registered In tho last
twenty-four hours. Mothers and chil
dren nro reported as doing well. Al
ready bathing accommodations have
been provldod and this aftornoon the
hospital and drug room will be com
pleted. Tho Inmates of tho camp aro
quickly adapting themselves to the sit
uation and appear happy and content
ed. Dr. Myers has been on duty slnco
tho first outbreak, having first been
assigned to work at the National Guard
Dr. Peterson Despatched.
In anowor to tho call of tho Board ot
Health, Dr. Morltz appeared at the
office lato yestorday afternoon, but was
bo 111 that his trip to Molokal as pro
posed by tho Board was out ot tho
question. Dr. Poterson was then sum
moned and ordered to Molokal. Ho loft
In the Mokolll between 8 nnd 9 o'clock
last night, his orders being to Investi
gate into tho epidemic that has recent
ly nttacked peoplo on Molokal.
Franchise for Women.
(From the Bulletin's Washington K
Wnillinrttnii 1... . C. k
nator Warren of Wyoming, JS
win oiler an nincmlmpnt n tho &
xj bill, providing a form of Guv-
9 eminent for Hawaii, extend- B
S ing the franchise to women. K
Fire In Chinatown.
At about midnight last night guards
nt tho Kwong Sam Keo building In
Chinatown telephoned to Marshal
Brown the information that the placo
wns in danger of taking fire. Tho fire
department was telephoned to and It
was learned that a hoso had been left
near tho building. Marshal Brown nnd
Deputy Marshal Chllllngworth went to
tho placo and found thnt tho kitchen In
tho rear of tho building was blazing,
rinding the hose, they attached It to
tho hydrant near by and began work.
It was not long beforo tho flro was put
out and tho main building preserved
Tho kitchen had taken fire from
Bomo of tho smouldering remains of
About Island Steamers. .
It has been definitely decided by tho
Inter-Island Co. to lay up tho Mauna
Loa, tho Konn-Knu packet, os thero Is
not enough work, to warrant sending
her out. Tho Iwnlanl will sail Thurs
day, If possible, on tho Mauna Loa's
Tho W. O. Hull will Ball for Kauai
ports at I o'clock this afternoon nnd
whllo nt the Garden Isle, tho majority
of her tlmo until Saturday will bo giv
en up to tho work of loading tho nob
ert hewers with sugar. Tills Is being
dono to relievo tho Nllhau, now engag
ed in that work, as It is desired to put
her on tho ways for cleaning and re
pairs. Tho laying up of tho W. O. Hall nnd
other steamers all depends on tho
amount of work thcro Is to bo done.
Mistake ot an Inspector.
Ono of tho Inspectors under tho Citi
zens' Sanitary Committee mado a mls
tnko In arresting eight Chinamen In
a houso In Knllhl last night. After ar
resting thorn he took tho Chinamen to
tho pollco station, making tho state
ment that ho did not find tho men in
tho Kallhl placo In tho afternoon at tho
regular tlmo for inspection. Ho there
fore concluded tho men woro guilty of
changing their placo of residence Jt
was learned that the men wcro In tho
employ of tho O. L. & B. Co., that they
wero in tho habit of taking their meals
at tho business placo of tho company
and that their regular living place was
tho building from which tho Inspector
had taken them.
Minister Damon's Offer.
Minister Damon this forenoon called
nt tho Board of Health ofllco and stat
ed that ho had accommodations for n
hundred people freed from quarantine
at his Moanalua home. Tho Board will
accept his offer and send peoplo thero
as Boon as this Is found necessary. Mr.
Damon prefers that nil tho peoplo Boat
bo of ono nationality.
Will Open for Business.
Prof. Ingulls has Inspected tho brick
buildings on Nuiianu, Hotel and King
streets occupied by Chlncso and finds
thorn in good sanitary condition. Tho
Board will allow tho Chlncso to open
for business provided no ono Is allowed
on tho premises nt night. This notifi
cation will bo sent In after tho work ot
disinfection has been attended to.
Speaking to his colleagues In tho
Board of Health this morning Presi
dent Wood said: "Tho situation looks
very hopeful today. For twenty-four
hours thero hasn't oven been a suspi
cious caso. Neither has thero beon any
deaths of plague patlonts."
Mannuense Oft Port.
Tho U. S. Transport Manauonso ar
rived oft port this forenoon on her wny
from Yokohama to San Francisco. Sho
needs 300 tons ot coal and will come
Into port as soon as arrangements can
Tho Evonlng Bulletin, 75 cents por
WIPE OUT CONTRACT LABOR
Full Text of the Bill Extending La
bor Lws to Hawaii.
Senator Fairbanks Fathers lbs Measure -Com
plete Destruction of Present Labor System
(Special Correspondence to tho Bul
letin.) Washington, D. C, Jan. 10. In tho
Senato today Mr. Fairbanks Introduced
tho following bill to extend tho immi
gration, contract labor and Chlncso ex
clusion laws of tho United States to tho
Bo It enacted by tho Senato and
Houso of Representatives of tho
United Stntes of America In Con
That all laws nnd regulations of tho
United States now In forco In regard to
immigration, including tho Act ap
proved August ad, 1882, entitled "An
Act to rcgulato Immigration;" the Act
approved February 2Gth, 1885, entitled
"An Act to prohibit tho Importation
nnd immigration of foreigners nnd
aliens under contract or agreement to
perform labor In tho United States, its
Territories, and tho District of Co
lumbia;" tho Act approved March 3d,
1891, entitled "An Act In amendment
to tho various Acts relative to Immi
gration and tho Importation of aliens
under contract or agreement to per
fom labor;" the Act approved March
3d, 1893, entitled "An Act to facilitate
tho enforcement of tho Immigration
nnd contract labor laws of tho United
Stntes," nnd nil Acts amendatory
thereof and supplementary thereto;
and tho Acts to prohibit tho coming of
Chlncso persons Into tho United States.
approved March otli, 1892, and Novem
ber 3d, 1893, nro hereby extended to
nnd over the Island of Hawaii nnd all
adjacent islands and waters of tho isl
ands ceded to tho United States by tho
ovcrnment of Hawaii and accepted by
Joint resolution of Congress approved
July 7th, 1S9S, so far as such laws may
Section 2. That Immigrant stations,
with n sufficient number ot officials,
shall be established at such places In
tho said Islands as, after duo Investiga
tion, the Commissioner General of Im
migration shall direct.
Section 3. That tho circuit Judges, In
chambers, of Hawaii aro hereby Invest
ed with tho full power and authority
now vested In tho United States Judges
under tho Acts to prohibit tho coming
of Chlncso persons Into tho United
States, approved May 5th, 1893; and tho
marshal and deputy marshals of Ha
waii shall perform nil tho duties now
dovolvcd upon United States marshals
under said Acta; and tho Collector
General ot Customs and his deputy col
lectors of Hawaii shall Issuo certifi
cates ot rcsldcnco to Chlncso citizens
in tho islands of Hawaii, under tho pro
visions of said Chinese exclusion Acts,
to tho same extent and In tho manner
now required by tho collectors of In
ternal revenue of tho United States;
and they shall also perform all duties
now dorolved upon collectors of cus
toms ot tho United States by said Acts.
Section 4. That all expenses Incurred
In tho enforcement of this Act shall bo
paid from tho permanent appropria
tion "Expenses regulating immigra
tion," except thoso nrlslng In tho en
forcement of tho Act of February 2Cth,
1885, horclnboforo mentioned, and tho
Acts amendatory thereof and supple
mentary thereto, and thoso nrlslng In
tho enforcement of the Acts to pro
hibit tho coming of Chinese persons In
to tho United States.
The Sixth Artillery.
Tho soldiers of tho 0th Artillery, bo
kindly furnished by Col. Mills for duty
at Kawalahao church during Saturday
and Sunday wero sent back to Camp
McKlnloy yesterday aftornoon and sol
diers ot tho National Guard put In
their placo. Tho men of tho 0th had
thrown up tonts temporarily In tho lot
on tho maknl sldo of Kaplolanl street,
opposlto Thomas Square.
No Fires Todny,
Thcro will bo no ilres today. rfiP
firemen nro nil very .lred 'i-ozn tho
steady work slnco Saturday and ro
qulro n good rest. Tomorrow morning,
tho recently condemned shacks in tho
Aula district will bo destroyed.
THE WILL OF JAMES DODD
Peronalty of $GO,000 and Real Es
tate of Yalne Unknown.
Tho Stranded and Submerged Barkentlne Will-
lam Carson to Be Sold on Saturday Pa
pers In Yarlous Cases on Files.
John Plltz, master of the barkentlno
William Carson, appeared with Paul
Neumann as his proctor beforo Judgo
Stanley yesterday, petitioning for n
wnrrant of salo.of tho vessol. It was
ordered that a warrant lssuo to the
Marshal, directing him to sell tho ves
sel, as bIic lies Btrnnded nnd submerged,
with her tnckle, apparel, furnlturo and
cargo, at public auction to tho highest
bidder nt tho Judiciary building at 12
o'clock noon, on Saturday next. Also,
that a copy of the petition nnd order bo
served on tho Wilder Steamship Co.
Tho owners nro: Captain Piltz, Geo.
Hind, C. A. Sprcckcls, Rudolph Sprock
et, G. Wcnlfo, Wm. Carson, H. D. Bcn
dlxen, James II. Nelson, M. O. Slvcr
son, F. O. Johnnscn, Geo. A. Nelson,
N. J. McL-cod, G. M. Fagcrlund, J. S.
Hclllngscn nnd Henry M. Wothcrbee.
These consider It to their Interests to
have- tho vessel sold Immediately.
nobcrt Parker Walpa petitions that
ho bo appointed guardian of Kuaklnl,
Malla nnd Puoa, minors of whom ho Is
Knnlu Walpa petitions to bo appoint
ed guardian of her minor daughter Iwa
Nannlo It. nnd David Hlce by their
attorneys, Cecil Brown nnd F. M.
Hatch, answer by general denials tho
complaint of Kaplolant Kstnto, Ltd.,
ngalnst Kancoho Itnnch Co. and others.
Nellie A. Cook by her attorneys.
Robertson & Wilder, enters a Joinder
In demurrer In her case ngalnst Hollls-
tcr Drug Co.. Ltd.
A petition for nrobato of tho will of
tho lato Jatnea Dodd has been filed by
Robert William Cathcart. of Wilder &
Co's office, tho executor named In tho
will. Thcro Is real estate In Honolulu
nnd San Francisco of value unknown to
petitioner. Personnl property consist
ing of cash, merchandise, Pantheon
saloon fixtures, etc., Is put down nt
$00,000. Tho brothers, sisters and
nieces of tho testator nro tho devisees.
subject to tho widow's dower. It is
said, but not In tho petition, that tho
widow Is living In San Francisco.
Business Men Agree.
The following named business houses
have agreed to open at io a. in. and close
at ? p. m. dally In accordance with the res
olutions of the citizens' sanitary commit
tee and the request of the Board of Healtn:
W. C. Peacock & Co., Ltd., C Brewer
& Company, Henry Waterhouse & Co.,
The von Hamm-Young Co.. Ltd., Califor
nia Feed Company Limited, H. Hackfeld
& Co., Ltd., B. F.-Ehlers & Co., Pacific
Hardware Co., Ltd., Lewers & Cooke, E.
O. Hall & Son, Ltd., N. S. Sachs Dry
Goods Co., Ltd., M. Phillips &. Co., F.
J. Kruger, Will E. Fisher, H. P. Roth,
Pearson & Potter Co., Ltd., J. M. Webb,
Manufacturers Shoe Co., The Porter Furni
ture Co., Benson Smith &'C, Ltd., Thos
G. Thrum, Falrcbllds Honolulu Shoe
House, Lewis & Co., Henry MaycVCo.,
Pacific Import Company, Bergstorm
Music Co., Coyne Mehrten Furniture Co.,
Ltd., S. J. Salter, Whitney & Marsh,
Ltd., Hobron Drug Co., Ltd., Pacific
Cycle & Mfg. Co., Ltd., Hawaiian Dry
Goods Association, J. J. Williams, F.
Divey, The Kash, The Kash, Ctstle &
Cooke, Ltd., W. W. Dlmond & Co., J
Hopp Si Co., Hawaiian News Co., Ltd.,
Wall Nichols Co., Ltd., J. Lando, H. W.
Foster & Co., Hyman Bros., Charles
Brewery Bulldln Bcun.
Tho work on tho brick part of tho
Honolulu Brewery & Malting Co.'s
building on Queen street was started
this morning. It Is expected that the
Iron parts will arrivo In tho near fu
ture. Lowrey Succeeds Winston.
It was decided by tho Exocutlvo
Council Mils aiornlng to romovo B. C.
Winston from tho Board of Health, on
account of his long-couttnuod absence
from tho Islands. Frod. J. Lowrey wnB
appointed in his Htend us a member ot
k llnrtwcll and Lands.
3 (From the Bulletin's Washington
3 Washington, Jan. io. Al-
fred S. Hartwell called upon
S President McKinlev todav and
k.' ' 1
presented a statement nude
by President Dole of the pub- a
j lie land system of the Islands, b'
S "The present land system,"
said Mr. Hartwell, "is de
j signed to keep the public
lauds out of the hands of sne-
q dilators and to encourage
S small settlers."
Fire In Star Office.
What might hnvo been a disastrous
flro occurcd in the printing room of
tho Hawaiian Star on Fort street nt
about 6 o'clock this morning. For
tunntcly n pollco ofllccr discovered tho
fire nnd turned In nn nlnrm, afterwards
calling nsslstnnco nnd attempting to
put out the flames.
It Is supposed that spontaneous com
bustion wns tho causo of tho Arc. In
tho maknl corner was a lot of oil rags
and the like for tho lluotypo machines
and It was from this point that the
llames originated. They spread to the
caso containing tho machine tools and
charred this badly.
In addition to this they attacked the
window casing near by and then the
first llnotypo machine. Tho celluloid
keys of this lnttcr were burned off, tho
belting twisted nnd burned nnd the
rubber parts of tho machlno destroyed.
The second machlno wbb not touch
ed. The first will probably bo repaired
nnd put Into working order by tomor
Nippon Aliirti In Port.
Tho T. K. K. Nippon Maru, Allen
commanding, arrived In port ut noon
today and anchored near tho Pacific
Mali wharf. Sho hns 10G tons of gen
eral mcrchandtso for this port as well
as tho following passengers: 14 stcer
ii go Chlncso nnd 2 fomnle; '195 steerngu
Japanese, 10S femalo nnd 2 children.
Tho tlmo ot Balling of tho Nippon
Maru hns not been decided yet but sho
will probably bo here until tomorrow.
Vessels Clinic Into Harbor.
Tho Hawaiian bark Snntingo, Kn
galls master, from San Francisco, Jnn
uary 4 and tho Mauna Ala, Smith mas
ter, from tho snnio port, January C,
camo Into harbor from an anchorago
off port this morning. Tho formor has
1,800 tons of general merchandise, 30
horses, 9 mules and 3 cows, whllo tho
latter has 1,000 tons of general mer
chandise consigned to W. G. Irwin &
A Double Purpose.
Tho object of sinking tho 12-Inch
artesian well nt Kallhl Is not alone to
provide nbundanco of water for tho
camp, but to supply sufficient water
for flushing tho Bowago drains and thus
nvold tho oxpenso ot pumping Bait wa
ter. It will probably tako from three
to four woeks to completo tho well,
when tho camp will havo wator in
abundance. It Is contemplated that tho
now well may bo n valimblo standby in
caso of any accident to tho city's con
trol pumping station.-
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