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Vol. VI IL No. U07
HONOLULU. H. I.. W Kim SUA V. FEIMUAKY 28 IHIO
Pkiob 6 Cknth
The BULLETIN offers to the per
sons who, between February ist and
July 31st, shall send in the largest
number ot new subscribers, the fol
lowing prizes :
1st Prize Cleveland Bicycle, 70.
The winner of the ist prize Is it liberty
to choose between mode s 90, 0; an 1 p4
the 1000 Cleveland Hl.ycie. Model 94 l
road racer, wtlsht 20 pounds. M-del 92
Is a light ntad whrel, eighlne n lbs , and
Model 90 a heavier road wheel, wt 24 lb.
' 1 he bicycle M be selrct-d from the stock
of the Honolulu Bicycle Co.. cgents
for Cleveland Bicycles. (The choice may
be made between the corresponding ladhs'
Models, should the winner of ist prize be
8nd Prize. 8lnfer Sewing Ma
The winner of this prize mav choose
between thee thrre stvles of mi hln.es:
that with osclllitlngshutll an 1 top cover,
"that with vibrating shuttle and cabinet
top, both fived'awer machines, or the
"Automa Ic," with three drawers. TI.U
machine will be turnl-hed bv II. Ber
gersen. sole agent for the Hawaiian
3rd Prize. Premo Henlor Cnmern,
4xS, with Outfit $40.00.
The Premn, Sr has Double Swing
Back, Double Sliding Frnnt.and Pack and
Plnl.m for f..cnsing. This camera may be
used with either Plate or Him?. The
outfit Includes I PUe Holde', Tripod, 3
Trays, I Kveloue-. Fixer, Negative Rack,
Graduate, Stirring Hod and lantern.
Camera and outfit are from the LeMun
yon Photo-Supply Co., sole agents.
4th Prize, a Zonophonc, the l.at
' est Improvement on the Gramo
phone, with 0 Records, $30.00.
This Is the loudest and most natural
talking machine yet Invented. It Is to he
selected Irom tne stock of the BerftHtrom
Music Co., sole agents for the Hawaiian
' The following conditions of the contest
must be observed : I
1. All subset iptlons must be prepaid at I
least three months in advance. " I
,- 2. No renewals or transfers of subscrip
tions will be counted In thi contest as
new subscriptions. Each name must be a I
bona fide adJlilon to the subscription lists.
3. Subscriptions mihuiu pc s-m us
soon as secured, togeiher with the name
" and address of the person to whom the
subscription Is to be credited, as well as of
the subscriber. Great careshould betaken
to give ACCURATELY the.full name and
address of each new subscriber.
4 Any person In the Ha
waiian Islands is eligible
to try lor these prizes.
During the continuation of the contest
for the Miist Popular Captain, coupons
entitling the holder to cast so many votes
for the Captain of hUihnlce accoidingto
the term of his subscription, will be given
to each new subscriber attached Jo the
'receipt for the subscription, as previously
Subscription Rates: J8.00 per year,
fi.co for three months; stilctly in advance.
THE HOST POPULAR CAPTAIN
The captain who snail have the largest
number of votes on Siturdav, March 31,
will be given an eleijant pair of Binoculars
from the store of H. F. Wuhman. 1 hev
are the nest that can be obt-lned and may
be seen on displtv at Wlchman's More.
In addition tn the votes h'ch appear
each day In the upper right h ind orn-r of
the first page, which are to be filled out
and deposited at this office, new subscribers
are entitled to cist votes as loll ws. A
coupon for the number Is attached to. the
I MONTH 40 VOTES
MONTHS t5 V ; .1 1-
6 MONTIS 350 VOThS
t YEAR 75' VOIES
The standing of the contest Friday.
Feb. 23, was as follows. I his list will
be change 1 every Saturday.
CPT. SIMERSON f075
CAPT. CAMERON IQ4
CAPT. O ARKE 1600
CAPT. PEDERSEN . 1 59
CAPT. URUHN 921
CAPT. FREEMAN 260
CAPT. TULLETl- 250
CAPT. J. DOWER 7
CAPT. NICHOLSEN p
CAPT. WEISBAR I H 0
CAPT. SAMsON . 8
CAPT. THOMPSON 7
CAPT. J. ULUNAHELb I
Congressman's Futnl Fall.
New York, Feb. 13. Congressman
Charles A. ChlckcrlnB of Copenhagen,
N. Y., was found dead outsldo the
Grand Union Hotel In this city today.
He had oltbcr fallen or Jumped from
a fourth story window of the hotel.
PBASON OF 1900.
Iwakaml rough braid straw hats for
he 'joa of lbOO.
n-vn zvn wn aajn mi miji mji mi kji m mim Mill Mutaujiaaui l auiiaiUll JOmitlJI MHl
1 CONTRACT LABOR WIPED OUT.
Washington. Feb. 20. The discussion of the Philippine question was
resumed for a time In the Senate to-dav, Kenney speaking against the re
tentlon by the United States of the Hands and urging that the Filipinos
be accorded the right to govern themselves, wftrr the passage at fnty-two
pension bills and a number of bills on the general cilenda-, consideration f
the Hawaiian governmei.t bill was resumed. Some amendments were
agreed to, but consideration of the measure was not concluded.
The bl I to pmvlde a government for the territory of Hawaii was laid be
fore the Senate and Its consideration resumed. The section 10 ol the bill
providing fr the continuation ol existing cot tracts, Nelson offe ed an
amendment excepting from such prutectlon contract. for labor ente:ed Into
since Augu 12, 1808.
Cullom accepted the amendment and it was agreed to with an ameid
m?nt offered by Vest of Missouri, providing that no bonds should be Issu
ed or Indebtedness be Incurred without the approval ot the President of the
A long dlcuslon resulted over a proposed amendment to extend tn fa
wall the Inhibition against contract labor Importation which exists In the
United States. Th- Senators were asked to frame the I iw so as to ellml
nite absolutely co tract labor In Haw ill. To this end the section ot the
bill relating t'i contract was amended finjlly by the addition of the follow
ing paragraph, framed by Hoar and perfected bv Spnoner: ,
'Provl ed. that no proceeding shall be pa ntalned for the specific per
formance of anv contract heretofore crhereaiter entered Into for person il
labor or service, and there shall be no criminal proceeding for the breach
Spooner offered an amendment striking out the section providing that
the Supreme Court of the territory jhould be the judge of the electlo 1 of
members of the Hawaiian Legislature and conferring upon each branih of
tne Legislature the i.ower to determine the qualifications of Its members.
After some dUcuvlon It was adopted.
Sp.cial Appropriation Bill
for Council of Sta'e
With regard to the Board of Health
resolution, suspending tho Introduction
of foodstuffs from Asiatic ports so long
as plague lasts thcro, it wa voted by
tho Executlvo Council today that the
recommendation of tho Board be
adopted and such action taken as may
be uecessary to carry out tho resolu
tion. The payment of $C90 waM authorized
as excess of military payrolls for Feb
ruary. It was recommended that tho appli
cation of H. Juen to locato his saloon
nt tho corner of Queen and bouth
streets be- refused.
The offer of land by tho Bishop Es
tate for tho widening of King street
Minister Damon mado the following
statement: "I have prepared a rough
outline or estimate of requirements a?
far 08 ray Department goes, and re
quest estimates from the other De
partments for a special Appropriation
Bill, to bo passed by the Council ot
State and sent to President McKlnloy
for his npproval, for moneys that will
bo needed in excess of the present Ap
propriation Bill, or for ?uch speclar
objects as may bo absolutely necessary
to bo called for during tho coming pe-
rlnil hpfnrn PnncrPSB shall liaVO liaSS-
cd our Act or our own Legislature
miM not nndor thn circumstances.
Whether the bill receives tho approval
of president nictuniey or not, 1 mum
we should put ourselves on record as
to having tried to do something to re
lievo tho situation."
An amendment was approved to tho
charter of tho American Sugar Co.,
1. it el vine thn cornoration nower to
borrow money, to mortgage its proper
ty and to issue Donas sccureu ny n
deed of trust.
Drnaiitnnt nnln nml Minister Mott-
Smith read letters from Mr. Hartwell.
that to the Minister 01 foreign Auairs
enclosing n letter from Secretary Hnv.
It was hoped by Mr. Hartwell that tho
Hawaiian bill would bo passed by the
Senate in a fortnight. A copy of the
House bill ns ampnded by tho Commit
tee on Territories' has been suit to
PrpRiiipnt nolo, but ho had not yot re
ceived It from tho postoilico,
Chinese Mirchnnt's Comptnlnt.
Hop Wo, merchant tailor, who was
burned out In the Palace square fire
called at tho Bulletin offlco this morn
ing and asked when tho government
was to pay for .ts fire policy. Not be
ing an official organ of the Hawaiian
government, tho Bulletin was unable
to give tho desired information. Hop
Wo stated that everything ho possess
ed, goods, personal clothing, every
thing In fact, had been given to the
flames. "I no got five cent pleco, hut
I have a family. What shall wo do.
starve while the government Is wait
ing?" Hundreds of Chinese merchants
are In tho same position as Hop Wo.
Their property Is gone; they are with
out funds and no place to do business.
PAUAIII STREET EXTENSION.
Minister Young has requested Justice
Frear of tho Supreme Court tn scire
h panel of 21 11.1110 1, from which tin
Marshal shall draw a Jury ot vlx per
sons, to InvcstiKule nnd report uprr
'he proposed extension of paunhl to
ANOTHER PLAGUE DEATH
2 p. m. Another case ot
plague was discovered this
morning. Tho victim was n
Chinaman, Keo'Mung by name,
taken from tho Yuen Chong
lodging house off Richards
ntreet in tho vicinity of tho
placo where Mary Kaalhtio re
cently died of tho plague.
Thcrp Is reason to believe the
man was from tho fish market.
The Board Is discussing quar
antining tho market.
Cnse of Kce Mung.
DOteCtlvCH nrn nut hlinOni .... ..!
uenco in tho case of Keo Mung. today's
plaguo victim. According to tho story
of tho only natlvo woman in tho build
ing in wuicn no Ulcd, tho fellow ran
away from the place when Mary Kaal
huo's placo was burned. Ho wont to
Callhl to live and, on becoming sick
ast night, returned to tho louglng
louse. Dr. McGrew was called in at
10 o'clock last night and tho man died
it 2 a. m. today.
When Keo Mung died pcoplo began
to leavo tho lodging house and the na
'.lvo dwelling placo next to it Trunks
ind clothes were found in the sower
?ipes outside this morning. Dotectlves
iro chnslng up theso people. Tho sixty
or moro natives and Chinese In the two
houses were removed to Kallhl this af
ternoon. v 'Difference of Opinion.
Dr. Wood states that there was ab
solutely no dlffercnco of opinion be
tween Drs. Hoffman and Howard as
stated in yesterday's Star. Continuing
Dr. Wood said: "On Monday tho Star
published ono case of plaguo nt Kallhl.
Now tho reporter mado up that case.
There was no such report on our bul
letin board. Dr. Howard, Dr. Herbert
and I myself all thought tho Kallhl
'case plaguo until nftcr the post mor
tom which showed typhoid fover. Tho
Star reporter to make good his story of
the previous day Immediately reported
a dlffercnco of opinion when wo woro
ill agreed It was not plaguo. Neither
Dr. Hoffmnn, Dr. Howard nor myself
Wonts to do to Kniifil.
At n meeting of tho Board of Health .
yesterday nftcrnnnn .T. r. tfmiiubr.n n,i '
dressed tho meeting on tho proposed
trip of Attorney General Cooper to
Knual. Mr. Kaulukou stated that ho
and a couplo of other men had Im
portant business on Knual during the
sourt term, having been retained In
several Important cases. If the Attor
ney General was allowed to go he and
his associates should also be given tho
Dr. Wood told Mr. Kaulukou that his
proposition would be entertained but
'hat Mr. Cooper ha,d not been granted
Hirmlsslon to go to Kauai or any place
New York, Feb. j1. Sugar raw,
iteaoy; fair refining, 3 15-10 4c;
entrifugal 96 test, m3U 7-lCo; mo
.asses sugar, 33 13-lCo. Refined,
Mr. Van Ness, delegate of Sap Fran
Isco underwriters having risks on
iroperty lost In the Chinatown ilres
arrived In the Alameda.
John Watcrhouse and brldo arrived
In tho Alameda from 8an Francisco
DON'T PAHS our OPERA OLA88E
for the World. That - fnot ... t
Malr. "Nuff said." H,T. WICHMAN
MCKINLEY'S VIEWS STATED
Impcrtaot Iodrvlew of Question of
Constitution Does M Eitend to Countries Ex
ctpt Tbosa Aiulrcd by T.ealy-Wbat
Hgtiis Coigrm Das - FneTrade.
New York, Feb. 17. Tho World to
morrow will publish a summary of a
long statement mado by President Mc
Klnloy to Henry Loonils Nelson, as to
tho American nollcv tnwnni tim nnw.
ly acquired islands. Tho article Is
vouenca ror as nn ntithnritntivn into...
prctatlon of tho President's views. Ac
cording to Mr. Nelson, "it Is Mr. Mc
Klnley's belief, nnd It will bo his pur
pose to carry tho belief Into operation
that tho Constitution does not apply
to any of our new Islands; that thoso
pcoplo nro not fit for self government
beyond Hint proposed for Hawaii; that
our now possessions must not bo per
mitted to Injure any of our protected
Interests and thot free trade with Porto
Hlco Is right because our protected In
terests will not bo Interfered with
"Tho President believes that Con
gress has plenary powers over Hawaii,
Porto ltlco and tho Philippines.
"He holds Hint flnnrrnaa mnv nn.
one tariff law for Porto nico, another
ror Hawaii, another f,or tho Philippines
nnd that all mav hoiHlTorant tmm timt
of tho United States.
"It docs not appear likely to his
mind that nnv nilpstlnn ran nvor nrlon
as to tho civil rights of these places.
"Air. McKiniey'B attltudo then, to
ward the natives Is lmnnvnlonf. Ho
desires to elevate them, to cducato
them, nnd ho hopes thnt in tho end
they will become worthy of being In
tniBtcd with local self uqvernment. Ho
docs not think nny of ''these worthy
now, , except tho few In Hawaii upon
whom It is Intended to bestow tho sut
frnce a few moro than nnnRPsaml ih
suffrage under tho Dolo government.
- jur. wcjvinicy Holds that tho Con
stitution only applies to a territory
when it Is snt lin liv n trnntv nn 1...
legislation. Upon this point there are
auinoriiics in nis ravor, but he goes
boyond tho authorities and holds that
Concress Is not bouml hv thn limita
tions of tho Constitution when it en
ters upon tho task of legislating 1. 0.,
It rany rcfuso to tho nntlves and to the
American citizens whn mnv n nm.
colonics tho right of trlnl by Jury, tho
ngni 01 rrco speecn, tho right to bear
arms, tho right of peaceable nsscra
blaco nnd nctitlnn. frroitmn frnm nn.
warrantable arrest, freedom from
searcn nn tnoso rights wrlch the Con
stitution guards Jealously.
"But the main nnrnnan nf tlm nrnsl.
dent Is to deal with the Islands ns mar
kets ror American products and ns tlm
subjects of commercial exploitation
"Tho President Is a thorough believ
er in tho moral nnd Intellectual value
of commerce and ho proceeds on tho
theory that when a nation Is doing
well as a buyer and seller It Is pre
sumptively well governed nnd its peo-
ino are morally sound.
"He looks forward tn hnnnflttlnc thn
natives by expanding tho blessings of
i-roicsiani unrisuanuy ana civiliza
tion by means of commerce."
Services for Lent.
Kov. V. II. Kltcat has sent out tho
following relative to Lenten services nt
di. Anarow8 uatneurni:
On Ash Wednesday thcro wjll bo a
celebration of tho Holy Communion nt
C:30 a. m.; matins, litany and commi
nution nt 11 n. m.; Pule Ahlahl at 3:30
p. m.; special services with address at
8 p. m.
Matins will bo said dolly (except
Thursday and Saints' Days) at 7 n. m.;
Gcnsong (oxcrnt on Wcdnesdnvsl nt
5 p. m.
On Thursdays and Saints' Days thero
will bo a celebration of tho Holy Com
munion nt C:30 it. m.; matins at 9 a.
A short scrvico with address will bo
held every Wednesday evening nt 8
p. m.; tho nddrcss being given by the
Hev. Brian C. Roberts.
Thn I.ltnnv will lm tmlil nr.,1 n .Knrf
address given on Wednesdays nnd Frl-
uuyn ui 110011 uy me nev. v. 11. Kltcat.
Tho services on Sunday will bo at
tho usual hours.
Estate of J. K. Kahoolcano.
Tho Hawaii Land Co., Ltd., a credi
tor, petitions for letters of administra
tion to Enoch Johnson, lu s:crutaiy.
un tho estato of tho lato J. Kulmi ICn
hookano. The estate consists or one
plec.0 of land at Makapala, North Ko
liala, valuo unknown; a policy foi
$3,000 in the New England Mutal Life
Insuranco Co., 8 shares tn Olaa Sugui
Co., 25 shares In Kamalo Sugar Co.,
10 shares in tho Hawaii Land Co.. Ltd.,
and somo money In Bishop's bank. The
heirs aro thrco daughters and two bons
ranging In ago from 14 to 3 years, nml
., Hf, Tho hearing Is appolntod
for April 2.
WEUOINO STATIONERY. Engraved rorts of tho rollef of Ladysmlth. And vnn u,in nnt r..rth.. 1 .i - 'M
iv-ds, Embossing But this does not prevent tho pul- , And you wl" not 0 furthtr- I r m !!
THE RELIEF OF LADYSMITH
London Belies the 'I ask Is
Crooje In Retreat Bat Fear Is Ftlt
lor Mens' Forces Gen. Mc
DjDdld WjDDded B)ors on
Associated Press Special.)
London, Feb. 21. At a meeting
of tho Town Council at Windsor
this morning It wns announced
that news had reached Windsor
Castlo that Ladysmlth had bctn re
lieved. '1 ho announcement was re
ceived With shouts of "Brnvo Bul
ler." The rumor of tho relief of Lady
smlth has again been current on
tho Berlin nnd London bourses.
Thcro Is no confirmation of the ru
mor. Private telegram received here
from Berlin this afternoon de
clares that Cronje Is in a bad po
sition bearing out yesterday's Ber
lin rumor that Cronjo was sur
rounded nnu that a timo limit
had beno given him within which
Tho War Offlco announces that
General Hector MacDonald, com
mander of tho Highland Urtgado
was severely wounded yesterday.
MacDonald and Highlanders were
i o U-'g Offhilnl Report.
Protnrln Mnmfnv IVIi 91 A nnr-
tion oftan nftlrlnl rrnnrt frnm Prnnln
dated Sunday has been given out as
ioiiowh, -xesieruay morning about 6
o'clock while removing the laagor
near Scholtz Nek wo were attacked by
the BrltiBh. Fight lasted until 7:30 in
me evening. Aimougn on tno wliolo
tho British w?ro driven hack, they cacti
time resumed tho nttack. Ioss to
British must' havo been considerable
Thus far tho Boer loss has been 8 kill-
P(l nnd 12 wnumlnil. Tllla mnrnlntr Ikn
British shelled us with cannon. Chief
commandant 'rcrrernlras forco was
too small to ston rnvnlrv frnm nntnr.
Roberts Reportft Losses.
(Associated Press Special.)
London, Fej. 21.-5:47 p. m. Tho
following dispatch has been received at
tho War Offlco from Lord Roberts:
"Paardcberg, Tuesday, February 20.
Between February 10 nnd February
19, Major Knox was wounded; Major
General Hoccor MacDonald sovcrely
wounded and Lieutenant ColoneUAld
"Other oulccrs killed wcro Captains
Wardlay and Newbury of tho Duke of
Cornwall's light Infantry nnd Llcutcn
anta McLure of tho Scaforth High
landers; Cortenay of tho Argyll and
Sutherland Highlanders; Slordcl and
Ncavo of tho YorkBhlro regiment and
Bright nnd Ballycton of tho Oxford In
fantry." Then follows a list of wounded offi
cers Including Colonel Bowles, of tho
xorKBuiro ucgimcnt; uoi. uarthew
YorkBtoun, ot the Black Watch (Royal
Highlanders;) Captain H. M. Arnold
(dangerously) and Lieut. J. C. Mason,
B.iguuy, ooiii or tno Canadians.
Thn Wnr DfTl on ndiln thnt nn ilntnllo
ol tho fighting havo yet been received.
inese casualties occurred in iigntlng
In thn IIIcrlilnTlrl Ttrlrrndn nlvtortr. nfll.
cers were wounded, including Major
Uencral Hector MacDonald; Major, tho
Hon. H. E. Maxwell, of tho Black
Wntrh Ttnvnl HlohlnnrlnrH n hrnth.
er of Lord Farnham, and Lieutenant
Ackers Douglass, of the Argyll and
Sutherland Highlanders, son ot thd Rt
Hon. ArctaB 'Acker-Douglass, First
Commissioner of Works.
London, Feb. 21,4:27 p. m. Tho Wnr
Ofllco lias received the following from
General Duller: "Chloveloy Camp
Wednesday, Fifth Division crossed Tu
gcln today by pontoon nnd drove bacl
enemy's rear guard. Our naval 12
pounder silencing nil tho enemy's guns
Boers Evncuaiing Natal.
(Associated Press Special.)
Berlin, Feb. 21. Tho Tageblatt pub
italics special dispatches from Brusseh
which say tho Transvaal Legation
'.here announces that all tho Bocra an
ovacuat'.ng Natal, their positions ti
that colony being no longer tenable.
General Joubert, It Is added, has or
icred tho concentration of all th
ivallablo forces to oppose Lord Rob
Tho siege of Ladysmlth, It furthe
announces, will bo raised and It Is ox
oocted General Duller will enter thT
town nt tho end of tho week.
War Of tlce Is Doubtful.
London, Feb. 21. Tho War Offlco dc
lares It Is unnblo to substantiate re
rorts of tho rollef of Ladysmlth.
But this does not prevent tho pul
Ic. from believing the Queen has again
forestalled tho authorities at Pall Mall
and preferred to communicate Ihe
glad news direct to the public througn
tho Mayor of Windsor Just as ycstciday
she dramatically nnnounccd through
Lord William Cecil, commander of a
militia corps, the tidings of General
lluller'o success hours beforo the Tar
offlco wan nblerlo relieve the irnatlent
anxiety or tho United Kingdom, tycv
crthclCBs ar. tho Queen's words are not
actually quoted in today's announce?
nient official confirmation Is eagerly
awaited and especially as Duller' des
patch of yesterday is very generally"
regarded as foreshadowing a Juncture
of his and General White's forces somo
time today. '
Public Interest, expectation and anx
iety therefore sway unceasingly and
Impatiently between Ladysmltb and
Blocmfontcln. Practical rcllot of the
former place is regarded as duo more
to Lord Roberts' brilliant strategy In
drawing on tho Boers than to Buller's
numerous assaults and news of tho re
sult of tho battles ht-.m Kltrlinur-
nnd Cronjo relnfatl by the' forco
thus drawn off fni L-udysmitn, is ex
pected to almost synchronlzo wltn tho
That General Duller has reached his
objective accomplishment of the latter
event, howover, is regarded with great
er conlldcnco thnn Is tho ability of
Kitchener to thoroughly cripple Cron
jo, for the Boer General has pioved
himself so clover nnd daring In slip
ping tliruugh the British lints that
even If Roberta quickly occupied
Blocmfontcln, thcro are many fears ex
pressed that Cronjo might still pro
servo effectiveness of his mobile force
Tho war offlco this evening announced
that it had no nows from other sources.
Thcro is yet nothing to throw light
on tho main Issue. Regarding military
conditions tho military critics In tho
afternoon papers express the keenest
satisfaction at tho phaso of the cam
paign us revealed by the latest news
drawing attention to tho fact that
whether or not Roberts succeeds In af
fecting decisive defeat he has forced
the Doers to release their grip on Lady-
smith, KImberley, Zuuilnnd nnd-Lccr
Natal, though admitting that tho slcgo
of Mafeklng may bo mado moro severe
by tho arrival of a portion of the Boer
forco driven off from KImberley, en
deavoring to nvengo Itself on Colonel
Tho Arundel despatch of Tuesday
shows that tho Boers in forco mado a
determined attempt to Invest Arundel
but were baffled by tho smart maneu
vering of tho British mounted troops.
Cecil Rhodes 1b expected to arrive In .
Capo Town, February 24th.
Further details ot tho attack made
by Colonel Plumer's forco on tho Boer
positions defended by a 12-poundcr
near Crocodile Pools not far from Qa
bcroncs, show that as tho British wcro
struggling up tho hill In tho dark,
through a net of barbed wiro, they
alarmed thn Boer watch dogs which
gave the alarm.
Tho Boers opened fire nnd tho Brit
ish charged but tho Boers exploded dy
namite mines, doing much damage and
the British retreated.
THE HAWAIIAN BILL.
Telegrams woro received In Ban '
Francisco Just beforo tho Alameda
sailed with tho latest from Washing
ton. Tho Senate was nearly through
discussing tho Hawaiian bill. Thcro
wero hopes that the United State? cus
toms laws would soon bo extended to
Hawaii. Tho House was still discuss
ing tho Porto Rico bill, which was to
be followed Immediately by tho Hawa
Inn bill. Prospects woro of a quick
settlement of tho Hawaiian malior.
Are hap J to find,
Know where to
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