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Vol. VIII. No. 1405.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20,
Pkiob 5 Oentb.
QUARANTINE OP PASSENGERS
Consul General Haywood's Interview
In this paper on Saturday was not In
tended to throw any blamo whatever
on thoeo In control of the Oceanic
Steamship Company's dock for the
actions of passengers on tho eve of
their departure. As a matter of fact,
tho ConBul General has right along
commended tho company's officials for
their assistance to tho Federal officers
In keeping a strict quarantine, which
has been done to tho best of their abili
ty In tho Interests of Intending passen
gers. All complaints wcro against tho pas
sengers going, Bomo of them having
given considerable trouble to all the
officials concerned. After disinfection
they Insisted on communicating with
the outside of the gates whenever an
opportunity occcurred. It Is In order
to prevent a repetition of thl3-that tho
Federal officers aro contemplating to
Insist on n complcto quarantine and a
dlfforent mode of embarkation.
In tho lino of a possible carrying out
of Btrict United States quarantine, tho
Oconnio Stcamsnlp Co. havo been try
ing to get a place for quarantining pas
sengers. They cannot got any of the
largo hotels, their managers being dis
inclined to shut their business up In
quarantine. It is suggested that in
tending passengers themselves might
club together In groups of fifteen or
twenty and rent cottages for tho pur
pose William Thompson, sail maker of
tho British bark Inverness-shire, haf
libeled Captain Pcattlo for $1,000 dam
ages in an action, "civil and maritime
sounding In tort," for assault and falso
imprisonment. Captain Peattlo was
arrested and released on a bond In $C00
with ?aul Muhlendorf as surety, to
appear In court on tho 28th inst. Geo.
A. Davis is attorney for complainant.
Rev. Westcrvelt went out to tho Ka
llhl detention camp Saturday night and
thoro gavo a stcrcoptlcan show for tho
benefit of tho natives. Tho lantern
was placed whero the natives still in
quarantine could see tho pictures.
Thoso simply staying at tho camp
wcro allowed to leave their houses
and gather about tho lecturer,
Native Lawyer Dies
J. Kaltia Kahookano died at Walklkl
yesterday. Ho was one of tho brightest
native lawyers at the Hawaiian bar,
and served as a representative from
Kohala In tho Legislature of 1S90. Mr.
Kahookano was admitted to practico
in tho lower courts on November 10,
1885, and to practice in all the court!
of tho Hawaiian Islands on April 9,
1890. Ho leaves a wife whom he mar
ried about a year ago, and several chil
dren by a previous marriage. His
brother, a former pollco captain, died
in Honolulu a week ago. Mr. Kahoi
lcano died in early mlddlo ago.
Funeral of J. Weir Robertson.
Tho funeral of the late James Weir
Robertsdn took place from Central
Union church yesterday afternoon. It
was largely attended and many friends
sent flowers. Services wcro conducted
by Rev. W. M. Klncald, pastor, and
Rev. Mr. Drown, assistant pastor. Tho
full choir of tho church was In attend
ance. Tho pall bearers were B. W.
Jordan, Fred. WnterhouBo. G. Water
house, J. O. Young, Frank May and H.
Hayselden. A beautiful casket en
closed tho urn containing tho ashes,
and was placed In a box before lower
ing Into tho grave. Interment was In
'Nuuanu cometery. Tho absence of a
hearse with Its sablo trappings, besides
tno very Bmnll amount of clod shovel
ing, tended to rcmovo from spectators
of tho solemn rites any prejudices they
might havo harbored against crema
Fire In Bast African.
Tho coal in the hold of tho East
African, anchored in tho stream, was
discovered at about 3 o'clock Sunday
afternoon to bo on (Ire. The tug Eieu
was called but sho could do nothing
with her small hoso. At 6 o'clock a
messago was sent to the Iroquois and
7 o'clock sho was alongside the East
African with two big streams on tho
burning coal. Tho Iroquois worked
until 9:15, purdping 350 tons of water
into tho vessel. Then sho stopped and
remained alongside all night. As there
was no furtber'appearance of fire this
morning at 9 o'clock, tho Iroquois went
back to her old place.
Had It not been for tho Iroquois tho
East African and other vessels might
have been burned.
Herbert Blanchnrd, a half white boy
at tho Reform school. Slight swelling
In tho axilla caused by a soro hand.
Sailor of the Lucllo, cramps. This
man was suffering Intensely when seen
by Dr. Davis. '
The house on tho Asylum road on
which Ah Sing lived was burned this
afternoon. Other buildings and out
houses In the same enclosure were also
SEASON OF 1900.
Iwakaml rough braid Btraw hats for
tho -son of 1900.
DISCBARGED FROM SHIP
Naval Court Finds Inverness-shin Sea
men Gollty as Charged,
Sodm Special Cmmiri Passed Penalty i Par
tial Forfeiture of Wages Release from
Custodj Follows JotyOMBt.
When tho British Naval Court re
convened at 4 p. m. Saturday, tho
judgment was not reedy and the court
adjourned until 10 a. m. today. Judg
ment was then delivered by Consul
Hoaro as below. Immediately after tho
court rose It was arranged that the
men recclvo their dlschnrgo from tho
ship at 11:30 a. m. tomorrow. The
Consul then came to the pollco station
and had tho sailors released from cus
tody. He kindly advanced two dollars
npteco to the men for their mainten
ance until paid off their balances to
morrow. Following is the full text of
FINDING AND ORDER OF THE
Having heard and carefully consider
ed the evidence given before tho Court
In tho presence of tho accused, a:f also
their statements In defonse and the
pleadings of their advocate, tho Court
Michael Swanton, James Hudson, K.
Kasperson, A. Peterson, 1'. Alsua, Hen
ry Gouldcn, J. Bowles, H. Johansen,
Henry Mainland, Hans Jaansen, John
Markuson and William Thompson,
seamen of the bark Inverncss-shlro, of
Glasgow, official number 102.CS6,
Guilty of continuous refusal of duty,
and that their continued wilful dis
obedlcnco of tho lawful commands of
tho master of tho said ship was of a
very aggravated character; and, In
pursuance of the powers vested In It
by section 483 of 57 and 58 Victoria,
Order sthat each of the said seamen
bo discharged from the said ship.
Having regard to tho difference) In
tho amounts of wages of tho respective
seamen and the expenses that have
been incurred, and may yet have to be
Incurred, by the master In conseauonco
of the continuous refusal of those sea
men to perform their duty on board
tho ship, tho Court, In pursuance of
the powers vested In it by the aforesaid
Orders that Michael Swanton, James
Hudson, Henry Gouldcn, J. Bowles and
H. Johansen, do each of them forfeit
out of his wages tho sum of twenty-
tnreo pounds (23.)
To mark Its special disapproval of
tho conduct of P. Alsua, K. Kasperson,
and A. Peterson, the Court orders that
P. Alsua do forfeit out of his wnges
tho sum of twenty-fivo pounds (25;)
and that K. Kasperson and A. Petersen
do each of them forfeit out of his wages
tho sum of twenty-four pounds (21.)
That Henry Maltland do forfeit out
of his wages tho sum of six pounds
That John Markuson do forfeit out
of his wages tho sum of one pound
fifteen shillings (1. 15. 0.)
And that Hans Jaanscn do forfeit
out of his wages the sum of ono pound
ten shillings (1. 10. 0.)
The Court further orders that the
whole of the sums so forfeited be re
tained by the master of tho said bark
Inverness-shire, on account of tho
owner and owners of that ship, by way
or compensation for the expenses tho
master has Incurred as aforesaid.
Tho Court, in pursuance of tho pow
ers vested In it by section 483 of 57
and 68 Victoria, chapter 60, decides
that tho balances of wages duo to tho
said seamen aro as follows:
Michael Swanton 10 5 Wi
James Hudson 7 4 5
K. Kasperson 9 17 Gj
A. Petersen 9 11 10
P. Alsua 12 5 8
Henry Goulden 10 12 10
J. Bowles 6 11 214
H. Johansen 8 19 4V4
Henry Mainland 4 7 1
Hans Jaansen 1 11 2
John Markuson 2 0 5&
William Thompson 4 19 10
Tho Court having directed tho bn
foro mentioned forfeitures of wagc3 to
bo retained by tho master on account
of the owner or owners of tho Invor-ness-shiro,
It orders that tho costs of
the proceedings of this Naval Court
bo paid by the master out of such for
Tho Court finds that tho costs of such
proceedings amount to 27.18.0.
Tho Court In conclusion Is of onln-
Ion that any allegations mado by cer
tain or mo accused seamen In their
evidence In the course of this investi
gation In regard to tho insobriety of
tho master are wholly without founda
tion. (Signed and sealed.) W; R. HOAP.B,
Her Britannic Majcsty'U Consul,
President of the Court
Dr. Walters Swindled.
San Francisco, Feb. 13. A warrant
was Issued this afternoon for the arrest
of L. R. Hare, a mining broker and In
vestor, at tho Instance of Dr. St Oyn
'als Walters of Honolulu, who claims
that he was swindled out of 13.245 bv
tljo operations of the financier.
CRONJE IN FULL RETREAT
At Last Headway Has Been
Made Against Boers,
Bailer Abandons His Task Robert
and Kitchener RtlleYo Klmberley
and Advance Towards
(Special to the Bulletin.)
London, Feb. 17, 2:37 p. m. A
special despatch from Sterkstroem
dated today says tho BOers, wltii
artillery commenced an attack
early this morning on Moletno,
near that place, occupied by
troops commanded by General Gat
acre. London. Feb. 17. Tho following
despatch has been received at the
War Offlco from Lord Roberts:
"Jacobsdal, Feb. 17, 5:50 a. m.
General Kelly-Kenny's brigade
captured yesterday seventy-eight
wagons laden with stores, two wa
gons of Mauser rifles, eight boxes
of shells, ten barrels of explosives
and a largo quantity of stores, all
belonging to Cronje's laager which
Is still being shelled by our ar
tillery when Kitchener despatch
ed his messenger."
New York, Feb. 17. Tho Com
mercial Cablo Company this morn
ing sent out tho following notice:
Tho British postofllce requests
us to cancel yesterday's notice In
regard to Klmberley. There Is no
telegraphic communication at
present with Klmberley.
Gen. Cronje's Retreat.
London, Feb. 17. With General
Cronje In full retreat and General
Kelly-Kenny harrasslng his rear, hopes
run high that a decisive action will oc
cur if It has not already been fought
Tho despatches from Jacobsdal con
firm this belief, saying General Cronjo
hns been obliged to "outspan," In oth
er words, form a laager or camp, in or
der to rest his oxen. This explains
General Kelly-Kenny's latest despatch
referring to tho shelling of the laager,
which also brought long expected word
of General Kitchener's whereabouts.
That the General who so relentless
ly pursued the Khalifa to hlB doom is
supervising the pursuit of General
Cronje adds greatly to the confidence
of tho nation so eagorly awaiting fur
If General Tucker, with tho soventh
division, Is nblo to effect tho projootid
Juncture with tho forces of General
Kelly-Kenny while tho ninth division,
under General Colvlllo, is rapidly com
ing up from tho rear, tho hero of Khar
toum should havo a sufficient force to
decisively engago General Cronje, pro
vent him from reaching Bloeuifontoln,
with an effectivo force. In tho whole
Modder district there Is such tremen
dous activity that It Is hard to realize
tho area covered or grasp tho full
meaning of tho movements.
Tho Boers, though retreating from
Magcrsfonteln, aro active elsewhere.
A special despatch from Orange
river, dated Friday, February 1C, Bays
thoy aro attempting to cut the British
lino of communication at Graspcn, but
It is said they are not likely to effect
a serious result. They aro, however,
undoubtedly making a streniiom effort
to cut the British lines to De Aar.
On tho other hand comes the news
that General MacDonald has again oc
What precautions Lord Roberta has
adopted against countor-nttarks are
not yet known, but the War Offlco and
public aro thoroughly convinced that
ho is fully nblo to cope with all contin
gencies and that, if It is within human
possibility, ho will Inflict tho defeat
on General Cronjo that is so mmh
moro Important than tho relief of Kim
bcrley, brilliant ns was tho latter
While General Kelly-Kenny's, or
rather General Kitchener a despatch
referred to tho Boer rear guard us be
ing General Cronje's. It la 3tlll doubt
ful If that General Is pertonally with
It, and it is possible ho may bo em
ploying moro than ono line of retreat.
Tho reported capture of a largo Brit
ish convoy by tho Boers is still not
Then' Is no news of Import incu from
rl"-, l.ero on the "reno of war. Des
pptches from Cu,o Town niimuince
that enthusiastic demons tra tic lis f.
Jewed tho announcement of the ii'llef
Tho first unit of tho special rorps of
yeomanry called the Duk3 of Cam
bridge's Own, left London this morn
ing to embark at Southampton for
South Africa. Tho force Is compo3.d
entirely of men of rooJ social position.
Lord Ablnger wean corporal' stripes
while Lord AIIesburv3 son Is a troop
er. Each man has to piy 1-0 for the
privilege of Jolninjj, the monoy going
to purchase their outfits, while their
Legislature Is Obsolete. I
President Dele read a letter from
Mr. Hartwell dated February 12,
anJ Minister Mott-Smlth one of the
same date from Mr. Hartwell to
himself. From the tenor of the
ccmmunlcatlons It Is judged that
President McKlnley regarded the
old Legislature of Hawaii as obso
lete. Still, he contemplated send
ing a message to Congress on the
subject, which, however, was de
layed but may come up again for
An amndment to the charter of
the Kohala Sugar Co. was discussed
and action deferreJ.
Minister Cooper rjid briefs from
the Attorney General's Department
In, regard to the Court of Cla ms
a id the title of the Sumner Estate
to Quarantine Island. Both mat
ters were discussed at length.
pay is donated to tho fund for the ro
llef of tho widows and children of tho
killed soldiers. Inimcnso crowds ovnt
ed the "Gentlemen Rankers" as they
wero termed, on their way to tho sta
tion and the train started amidst re
markablo scenes of enthusiasm.
Tho Thikn nf f!nmhrlrliA nml nflmi.
titled personages went to Southampton
yesterday to bid tho yeomanry fare
well. General Rnhertu rennrla thn ld-Ulet.
casualties during tho fighting nt Jn-
coosaai as ioiiows: ono killed, four
teen wounded and threo missing.
Marching on Blomfontcln.
London. Feb. 17. Tha Phrnnlela'.,
second edition this morning has tho
following dlsnntch frnm Wntervnnl
Drift, dated Friday, Feb. 16, morning:
Lrfjra iiooerts wmt tno sixth and
seventh divisions and the cavalry divi
sion in niarcning to relieve Klmberley
rendezvoused at Enslln and then
marched toward tho Free State. Tho
sixth division crossed tho Rtet river at
Watcrvaal Drift and marched alons
the rleht bank. Thn rtnera phnu-nri
light and we had several casualties.
Tho division then mnrrheil nn tn in.
cobsdal. Tho cavalry captured Brown's
unit on mo icrt flank of tho Doers'
"oth coh.ii.ij nro now inarching
.rrth parallel with ei-n nti .
'"llf Brit!,. 1 l"llifl..-l ,,.ns ii.lann
ers but their casualties wero Blight."
Tno Chronvlj alaj ha tin following
despatch from Wesedolloa. undiitid.
via Modder rlvir, February 16, morn
"General Kelly-Kenny with tho sixth
division has entered Jacobsdal. Tho
Boers mado a fceblo attempt to hold
thO Ca&tCm rlrlcen hilt Wltrn nnlflnntfBj
by the mounted infantry and retired.
mere wero rew urltlBtt casualties.
"Tho division then evacuated Ja
cobsdal. marchlnc north In thn hn.l,
of French's cavalry, which crossed the
Aiouaer river ana engaged tho enemy,
who retired with heavy losses.
"Tho seventh division crossed the
Riot river cast of Koffyfonteln and
drove the enemy before them.
"General Tucker Is now on Kelly
Kenny's right nnd probably will effect
a juncturo with his forco. Tho enemy
is retiring north. Tho ninth division
under General Pnlvllln to in ,. -,,..
-.... M .H ... ...W ...U.
of the sixth division. Tho enemy thus
inr uas maae no determined stand.
"Wo captured thousands of stock."
Gen. French Promoted.
London. Feh. 17 -Tim rttmn.i i.n
promoted General French to bo Major
General. French, heretofore has only
ranked as a colonel In tho army with
tho local rank of Lieutenant leneinl.
Lieutenant Colonel Kckewlch has
been nromntert fVilnnnl fnr o,..., !., i
the defenso of Klmberley.
Marconi Experts Afraid.
Mannccr Cross of thn Tnter.Tainn.t
Tolocrnnh Co. reeelve,! n KnMn,
from Marconi yesterday: "Afraid to
enu experts 1111 quarantine Is lifted."
Manager Cross will reply by tho next
steamer requesting by cablo and letter
that further delay must cease. If tho
experts are afraid to como tho equip
ment will he shipped and established
by Mr. Cross.
It Will nrobablv bn n ennnln nt ilnva
beforo tho torch is applied to the Ho-
101 ainuies. ruo Hoard will visit tho
DlaCO today. Dr. Wnnil wlnhea In .nil
tho attention Of thn members to anmn
other udjolnlng buildings that should
aiso uo aesiroycu.
Beforo the flro department In online
upon to do Its part of tho work a cor
rugated Iron fenco Is to bo put up on
at least two sides of tho premises. Tho
street sides may not be fenced.
WEDDING STATIONRUV Wno,i
H. V. WICHMAN.
HAWAII'S Bm REPORTED
Chairman Knox of House Committee
UnlTtrsil Suffrage Granted Comments on
Asiatic Laborers -Judges Appointed by
(be President -An American Territory.
Washington, Feb. 11. Representa
tive W. S. Knox of Massachusetts,
chairman of tho Houso Commlttco on
Territories, has completed his report
on tho bill for the creation of tho ter
ritorial form of government In Ha
waii, and It will bo submitted to tho
Houso tomorrow. The report is a
very voluminous document, going ex
haustively Into nil tho questions In
volved nnd thoroughly covering overy
phaso of tho bill, which tho commit
tee has agreed upon after many hear
ings nnd much Investigation. Chair
man Knox says there Is Imperative
need of early enactment of nn organic
net for Hawaii, as It has becomo ap
parent that there Is much doubt of
tho extent of tho power granted to tho
local government of Hawaii by tho
provisions of tho Joint resolution of
annexation, nnu in many respects
thero Is something like nn Interregnum
QUESTIONS OF DOUBT.
Many doubtful questions of admiral
ty and marlnn lnrlsriietlnn hnvn nrlaen
as Well nn nf rrtmtnnl nrnreihirn ran.
derlng It uncertain whether thero Is
now any iriDiinni ror tno decision ot
Important questions affecting prop
erty nnd nnv PTlntlnr method hv urhlMi
criminals may bo Indicted or legal Jur
ies impanelled ror tholr trial.
Thero Is also grave doubt concerning
tho power of the Hawaiian Govern
ment to irrnnt fram-hldea fnr Imlimtrlnl
nnd commercial enterprises, or for
railways which havo been projected.
In many respects the business affairs
of thn terrltnrv nrA hrntip-ht in n atnnH-
Btlll. Many Americans have bought
wovernmeni innu since annexation, on
which they havo built residences nnd
planted crops, but their land titles are
now in uispute ana cannot 00 settled
until tho pnssago ot this bill.
Meanwhllo no Americans enn settle
In Hawnll nn hnm0Rtfnrla nr lnn.1 In Ha
bought from tho Government, and a
very dcslrablo class or citizens Is
thereby shut out of this now territory.
Tho local government Is unablo oven
to make public roads over any part
of tho public domain ot Hawaii or
carry out plans based on legislation
nrlor to nnnintlnn fnr wMnnln, nnt
straightening tho streets of Honolulu.
WUB.ST1UNS UK NECESSITY.
Tho nrrnimrn In flint Htv nf tha hi,.
bonlc plague Is calling for drastic
measures by tho Hawaiian authorities,
involving tho expenditure of hun
dreds of thousands of dollars. In or
der tn nrnvlrlA fnr Ilinnn AvnnnilUnMa
and to compensate for tho destruction
01 ouuuings wnicn nave ueen burned
In tho effort to suppress tho pcstllenco
It Is nrnner nnd hint thnt n torrltnrlnl
legislature bo provided by Congress
wnn no unnecessary delay.
Slnen thn nrlnntlnn nf thn rnanlittlnn
of annexation large numbers of Ja
panese contract laborers havo been
brought to the Islands. Their number
Is uncertain, hut nt lnnof I7nnn .im
probably moro than 25,000, nnd delay
in extending 1110 laws or tno united
States to tho Islands will bo taken
advantage of to Increase their num.
Tho form of government proposed
by tho bill far tho Hnwullnn Tslnmla la
territorial In form, similar to that of
tho later territories of tho United
States n Governor, a Secretary, both
nnnolnteil by thn I'rrnlilnnt- n Trnnuir.
cr, Attorney General, Commissioner of
i-iioiic innus, uommissioncr of Agri
culture nml Fnrentrv Rnnnrlntnn.lnnt
of Public Works, Superintendent of
Public Instruction, Auditor nnd Depu
ty Aunuor, surveyor nnd High Shor
Iff, nppolnted by tho Governor.
A lectfilntlirn In nrnvlriprl nnnalnllni.
of a Senate nnd House of Representa
tives, elected uy tno peoplo. Tho ter
ritory is to bo represented by a dele-
Cato In Concmsn. Thn tnrrltnrv In
made a judicial district of tho United
States, with a District Court. The Ju
dicial power of tho territory Is vested
In a Sunremn flnnrt nml In Rniurinr
Courts, to bo established by tho Legis
Tho Constltutlnn nml lnnra nf thn
United States locally nnnllrnhln nm
oxtended over tho new territory, nnd
tno taws or tiawau, not inconsistent
with tho Constitution nnd laws ot tho
United States, are continued In tnrn
The territory Is made a customs and
rovonuo district, ana becomes subject
to the tariff laws of tho United States.
Chairman Knoz savn It neetla nn nmi.
ment to convince that it is possible to
give to the Hawaiian Islands a gov
ernment like that of tho United States
territories a government which has
met the approval of Congress and the
American peoplo since tho Constitution
was adopted, and has proved itself
adapted to the needs ot a free and pro
gressive peoplo It is desirable to do
Tho American lilen nf 11nlvem.1t nf.
frngo presupposes that tho body of citi
zens wno aro to cxcrciso it In a free
nnd Independent manner have, by In
heritance or education, such know
ledge and appreciation of tho respon
sibilities of frco suffrago and of a full
participation in the sovereignty it tho
country as to bo able to maintain a
republican government Tried by Uils
test, he says, the Hawaiian peoplo meet
tho requirements for tho government
Tho report discusses tho population
of tho Islands with n view to estab
lishing this proposition. Of tho 100,
020 Inhabitants In 1896, 31,019 wcro Ha
wallnns, 8,485 part Hawnllans, 3,085
Americans, 2,250 Norwegians, 15,190
Portuguese, 21,407 Japanese 21.C16
Chlncso and 1,055 ot other nationali
ties. Tho report says thero has doubtleett
been some Incrcnso In tho population
since 1S96 from American ant Euro
pean immigration, nnd very consider
nblo Incrcnso from tho importation of
Japanese laborers since tho passage of
tho annexation resolution, which may
bo taken nt 20,000, bo that tho popula
tion of tho Hawaiian Islands nt pres
ent may bo placed nt moro than 130,
000. Of this population tho greater
portion nro Asiatics Chinese nnd Ja
panese. With the passago of this bill
tho Chinese will bo excluded nnd the
Importation of Jnnnnenn enntrnrt In.
borers prohibited. Neither tho Chinese
nor Japaneso havo political power, nnd
are not eligible to citizenship under
tho republic of Hawaii, nor could they
obtain homestead rights. The Chlncso
havo como to Hawnll Intending to re
turn to their nativo land whoa posses
sed of what to them Is a competence.
The Japaneso largely havo tho same
AMERICAN IDEA RULES.
Tho Portucnesn will fnrnlah n nirl
of tho citizenship of Hawaii. They
aro orderly, pcaceablo, intelligent nnd
Industrious. Tho nativo Hawatlans
will furnish also n nnrt nf thn pillion.
ship. Thoy nro Industrious, pcaceablo.
anu generous people. The freo school,
frco church, frco press and manhood
Btlffrncn h.ivn mnrkeil their npn.riu
The government ot tho Island.! has
snown tho samo progressive develop
ment, ah tno younger nawallws
speak, read and write tho English lan
guage. Rut perhaps the chief son
slderatlon as to tho fitness of tho Ha
waiian peoplo for n territorial govern
ment Is that tho dominant class, both
In DolItlcS nnd business. In Artinrtenn
The government nnd policy of Hawaii
win do snaped in accordance with
American ideas. Associated with tho
Americans In Hawaii nro tho -English
nnd Germans,, nnd It seems certain that
tno cnici Hawaiian Immigration in
tho future will be from America and
QUESTION OF CITIZENSHIP.
Tho persons who wcro citizens ot the
Republic of Hawaii on August 12, 189S.
nro defined In nrtlclo 17 of tho Consti
tution of Hawaii.
Article 17 All persons born or natu
ralized In tho Hawaiian Islands and
Biibjcct to tho jurisdiction ot tho re
public aro citizens thereof.
This includes nil who wcro subjects
under tho monarchy and all who be
enmo citizens of the republic
Tho bill proposes to strlko ont tho
disqualifications mado under tho re
public to permanently disfranchise
many of tho Inhabitants, especially na
tivo supporters of tho monnrchy. Bi
ennial sessions of tho Legislature are
(Continued on page 3.)
British Loss IO.OOO.
London. Feb. 14. The total British
casualty returns up to tonight are:
Officers killed. 152; officers wounded,
380; officers missing, 112; men killed,
1,477; men wounded, 5,050; men miss
ing, 2.731. Other fatnlltlcs reported,
503. Grand totnl, 10,515.
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