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Hawaii's Popular Sea Captains !
Register Your Votes for Your Favorite !
OtfE VOTE FOR
I HB MOST POPULAR CAI-
TAIN Or THE ISLAND
Vol. VUI. No. 14SL
HONOLULU, H. 1.. Till DAY, iWAHOli 10. 11100
The BULLETIN offers to the per
sons who, between February ist and
July 31st, shall send in the largest
number of new subscribers, the fol
lowing prizes :
Iit Prize Cleveland Bicycle, 970,
The winner of the ist prize Is it liberty
to choose between models oo, 01 and q4 of
the looo Cleveland Bicycle. MoJel 94 Is
a road racer, weight 20 pounds. Model 92
Is a light road wheel, weighing 22 lbs , and
Model 90 a heavier road wheel, wt 24 lbs.
The bicycle to be selected from the stock
of the Honolulu Bicycle Co.. agents
for Cleveland Bicycles. (The choice may
be made between the corresponding ladles'
Models, should the winner of ist prize be
2nd Prize, 8lncr 8ewlnJ Ma
The winner of this prize may choose
between these three stvles of maJilnes:
that with oscillating shuttle and top coyer,
that with vibrating shuttle and cabinet
top, both five-drawer machines, or the
"Automate," with three drawers. This
machine will be furnMied bv B. Ber
orsen. sole agent for the Hawaiian
8td Prize. Premo Senior Comern,'orcnnizntlon wna disbanded
4x5, with Outfit, 840.00. ' tempted to enlist for the Philippine!!,
-.. u. c, i, rt.uVit. c;,tniY ' but no recruits were taken here, so ho
B.Tk DoubTelldneF?ont ndRad an5 , worked his way In tho City of Pucbt.i
PlnKrt SKWmeray "tS when that transport took tho Tennes
usedwlth either Plates or Films. The bc ; rcslmcnt to Manila. Ho got work
outfit Includes I Plate Holder, Tripod, 3 wlt,h n Mnnl " mcrcl,!,ant M"R ctnrioat
Trays, Developer, Fixer, Negative Rack, 'and went with tho Colorado regiment
Graduate. Stirring Rod and Lantern, on tho firing lino toward Calaocan.
uamera anu ouiw are irom me lci-iuii-yon
Photo-Supply Co., sole agents.
4th Prize, a Zonophone, the Lat
est Improvement on the Gramo
phone, with O Records, $30.00.
This Is the loudest and most natural
talking machine yet Invented. It Is to be
selected from the stock of the Bcr gstrom
Music Co., sole agents for the Hawaiian
The following conditions of the contest
must be observed :
1. All subscriptions must be prepaid at
least three months In advance.
2. No renewals or transfers of subscrip
tions will be counted In this contest as
nesv subscriptions. Each name must be a
bona fide addition to the subscription lists.
3. Subscriptions should be sent In as
soon as secured, together with the name
n1 nl1ri of the Derson to whom the
subscription Is to be credited, as well as of
the subscriber. Great careshould be taken
to give ACCURATELY the full name and
address or eacn new suoscnncr.
4. Any person In the Ha
waiian Islands is eligible
to try for these prizes.
During the continuation of the contest
for the Most Popular Captain, coupons
entitling the holder to cast so many votes
for the Captain of his choice accoidlng to!
the term 01 nis suosenpuon. win ue given
to each new subscriber attached to the
receipt for the subscription, as previously
Subscription Rates: $8.00 per year,
J2.00 for three months; strictly in advance.
TBK MOST POPULAR CAPTAIN
The captain who shall have the largest
number of votes on Saturday, March 31,
will be given an elegant pair of Binoculars
from the store of H. F. Wichman. I hey
are the best that can be obtained and may
be seen on display at Wlchman's store.
In addition to the votes hlch appear
each day In the upper right hand corner of
the first page, which are to be filled out
and deposited at this office, new subscribers
are entitled to cast votes as follows. A
coupon for the number is attached to the
1 MONTH.. 40 VOTES
itMONIHS 150 V JThS
oMONMS 350 VOTES
rYEAR 750 VOTES
The standing of the contest Friday.
March 2, was as follows. This list will
be changtd every Saturday.
CAPT. S1MERSON 3698
r.iPf. CAMERON 3207
CAPT. CLARKE 1870
CAPT. PEDERSEN 1412
CAPT. BRUHN. 1260
capt. Mcdonald 750
capt. freeman 284
capt. tullett 259
r-APT. McAllister m
CAPT. J. DOWER ..'. Oo
CAPT. NlUHUUJBN - 4
CAPT. SAMSON 49
CAPT. WEISBARTH 9
CAPT J. ULUNAHELE 8
CAPT. THOMPSON 7
CAPT. CAMPBELL i
Bob English On Deck.
Walluku, March 13. Pilot Robert
English nnd his family and Mr. W. I.
Ball and bis family oro out of quaran
tine now. Mr. English has moved to
Walluku for the present.
THE) WATERMAN IDEAL- FOUN
' UN FEN. All bIxos, all shapes. II. F.
SPENCER WANTS TO KNOW
Wan Confined la Prison by Gen. Oils for Five
Monibs Without Knowkdge of Cause
Not Told When Released.
Charles Spencer, at one time a mem
ber of tho National Gunrd of Hawaii,
returned to Honolulu recently after
having gone through an experlenco In
Manila that is highly Interesting. Now
Spencer has lodged a claim for $50,
000 damages against tho American
Government to pay for several months
resldcnco in a Spanish prison without
knowlcdgo of what ho was "In for" or
why he was finally released without
Spencer Is an Englishman by birth.
Ho ran away from homo when a boy
and after various wanderings turned
up In Honolulu In '90. Ho worked on
tho plantations nnd later joined tho
regular Hawaiian army. When this
Whllo with tho Colorado boys ho as
Blsted tho hospital corps on the battle
field. Spencer's troubles began when ho ac
cepted tho Invitation of a chance ac
quaintance to go on to Malabon which
wns then occupied by tho Filipinos.
'Arriving In tho town ho was put un
der arrest by tho insurgents and put
down in n Spanish dungeon for thrco
days. Ho says tho Filipinos used him
all right except that his quarters were
not palatial a largo stono chamber
in which the only light and air camo
through n holo In an iron door. Fln-
nlly ho was released with tho admon
ition that another appearance in tho
Filipino lines would result In his being
mado a prisoner of war. Spencer im
mediately mado tracks for tho Ameri
When he returned ho was taken in
tow by some American soldiers who
wanted to know his business.
cer replied "none of your business,"
and was forthwith hustled before Gen.
Otis for Investigation. His explanation
was not satisfactory. MaJ. Strong ask
ed what he was doing with maps,
which, according to Spencer's story
told by tho Manila Freedom, was tho
first ho know that ho had any maps.
At all events Spencer was sent to
Santiago prison tho latter part of Feb
ruary. 1809. Thero ho stayed through
March, April. May, Juno and part of
No chargo was brought against
Ho had no trial. Ho simply
stayed thero with a lot of Spaniards
anr Filipinos for companions In what
ho says was an old Spanish 'dungeon..
Ono flno day In July tho officer of tho
day camo to Spencer and announced
that ho could go. Spencer could not
oven find out why ho was released, but
Ilka a wlso citizen ho did not loso time
In getting free of tho prison. Ho Im
mediately put his case In tho hands of
somo local American lawyers :it whoso
ndvlce ho wrote the provost marshal to
find out why he hud been Imprisoned.
Ho has yet to receive n reply to tho
For his work with tho Hospital
Corps In tho field Spencer was given
freo transportation on any trans
port from Manila. After a stop in Ja
pan whero ho was taken sick ho went
on to San Francisco on another trans
port. In San Francisco somo more
lawyers took up his caso and while
waiting results ho shipped on thn
Sherman and worked his way to Hono
lulu whero ho has been slnco last De
comber. Spencer says ho will keep at It till he
finds out why ho spent five montliH In
rt Spanish prison, nnd gets damages fur
Imprisonment without proper trial. Ho
expects soon to go to Manila and foreo
his caso beforo tho courts there.
FRESH ENTERPRISE DOCK.
Tho first of tho season at the Mer
chants' Exchango Just arrived by last
Australia. This Is brewed only onco
a year. Come boys and quench your
thirst, for It's n long tlmo to wait for
tho next brew.
Go to tho Pacific Vehicle and Supply
Co. for flno carriages.
HONOLULU t SCHUOL
DAY AND NIGHT CLASSES
COWAN AND HARRIS
Rooms ii-u, vdPo-r f 9 a. m p. m.
Hours 1 :o rv p. m
Review of Hawaiian Bill As
Passed by U, S, Senate,
Amendments Given in Detail Judges
Hold Olllce for Poor Years Ho
Properly Qjaliflcatlon .
Crown Lands Dis
The Bulletin has received from Its
Washington correspondent u copy of
tho Hawaiian bill as passed by tho
United States Senate, March 1. Taken
by and largo tho bill follows nioro
closely tho original mcasuro than doe
tho House bill, except that tho fow
amendments Inserted upset tho upplo
cart of tho principal features In tho
original which followed closely tho
Constitution of tho Hawaiian Republic.
Tho section on citizenship Is un
changed, all persons who wero citizens
of tho Republic of Hawaii, August 12,
1898. being declared citizens of tho
United States. Any American citizen
may bo nppolntcd to public offlco in
Tho first vigorous amendment conies
In under sec. 10 relating to "construc
tion of existing statutes." Tho words
"obligations and contracts" In tho first
lino are stricken out and at tho end of
tho original section Is added, "Provid
ed that no suit or proceeding shall be
maintained for specific performance of
any contract hcrctoforo or hereafter
entered Into for personal labor or ser
vice, nor shall any remedy exist or bo
enforced for breach of any such con
tract except In n civil suit or proceed
ing Instituted solely to recover dam
ages for such breach.
"Scttlon 11. That all contracts mado
slnco August 12, 1898, by which per
sons arc held for scrvlco for a definite
term, nre hereby declared null and void
and terminated, and no law shall be
passed to enforco said contracts In nny
way; and it shall bo tho duty of tho
United States marshal to at onco noti
fy such persons so held of tho termi
nation of their contracts."
Tho section relating to general elec
tions reads "that a general election
shall be held on tho Tuesday next after
tho first Monday In November, 1900,
and every second year thereafter:
Provided, however, That tho Governor
may, In his discretion, on thirty days'
notice, order n special election beforo
tho first gcncrnl election, If, In his
opinion, tho public Interests shall re
quire a special session of tho Legis
Each House Is mado tho Judgo of tho
"elections, returns nnd qualifications
of its own members " Al! reference
to tho Supremo Court Is wiped out.
"Each House may determlno tho rules
of Its proceedings, punish Its mem
bers for disorderly behavior, nnd, with
the concurrence of two-thirds, expel n
Under Section G3 relating to appro
priations biennially by tho Legislature
tho following amendment Is Inserted:
Provided, however, That pending the
time when this net shall tako effect
and until n session of tho Legislature
of Hawaii shall bo held, tho President
may, In his discretion, nuthorlzo and
direct the uso of such money In tho
Treasury of tho Republic of Hawaii as
well as of tho Territory of Hawaii, as
ho shall think requisite nnd proper for
carrying on of tho government of the
Hawaiian Islands, tho preservation of
tho public health, the completion of
tho sewcrngo system of tho city of Ho
nolulu nnd such other expenditures as
In tho President a judgment shall seem
to bo appropriate.
Tho clause rcopproprlatlng tho last
appropriation hill pending action of tho
Legislature Is stricken out.
No bonds or Indebtedness enn bo In
curred by tho Territory until approved
by the President.
Section 07 rends, "That tho Legisla
ture at Its first regular session shall
(tho original bill read "may") creato
counties, nnd may from tlmo to tlmo
crcnto town nnd city municipalities
within tho Territory of Hawaii and
provldo for tho government thereof."
Qualification of Vot.ru.
Tho sixth clnuso In tho section re
lating to voters for Representatives
reads: "lie ablo to speak, read and
wrlto tho English or Hawaiian lan
guage: Provided, howovcr, That tho
Legislature of tho Terrltoiy may at any
tlmo after January, 1, 1903, submit to
tho lawfully quallucd voters of such
Territory such changes and modifica
tions In tho qualifications for electors
as they shall see fit, and tho samo be
ing ndopted by n majority voto, taken
In the mode prescribed by tho Legisla
ture, shall bo valid and binding as
The propei ty qualification of voters
for Scnatois Is str.cken out. Thus no
property qualification of nny kind Is to
In Section 74 relating to public land
laws Is this amendment: "That, sub
ject to tho approval of the President,
all sales, grants, lc.iRcn, and
other disposition of the public do
main and agreements concerning tho
same and all franchises granted by tho
Hawaiian uocrumcnt In conformity
with tho laws of Hawaii prior to tho
eleventh dny of September, 1899, aro
hereby ratified nnd confirmed.
Section 7G placing the Investigation
01 public land matters with the Secre
tary of Agriculture Is wiped out and
tho following substituted:
"That tho sum of $15,000 or so much
thereof ns may be necessary, Is hereby
appropriated, out of any money In tho
Treasury not otherwise appropriated,
to bo Immediately available, to cnablo
tho Secretary of tho Interior to ex
amine tho laws of Hawaii relating to
public lands, tho proceedings there
under, nnd nil matters relating to pub
lic lauds, Including tho selling, grant
ing, leasing, or other disposition of
tho public domain and agreements or
franchises concerning tho same, grant
ed by tho Hawaiian Government prior
to September 11, 1899, nnd subsequent
to tho twelfth dny of August, 1898.
And to enable tho Secretary of Agrl
culturetocxamlnelntonll matters con
cerning agriculture and forestry and
nubile roads in said Territory which
duties shall be performed with all con
venient speed; and each of said officers
shall report to the President of the
Lnlted States with recommendations
upon the matters concerning which ho
Is herein charged. Tho appropriation
herein provided for shall bo divided
equally between tho Department of
Agriculture nnd tho Department of tho
Interior, ns tho necessities of tho In
vestigations of each shall demand.
Appointment of Judges.
Tho appointment of judges of tho
Supremo and Clrctlt Courts Is placed
In tho hands of tho President nnd tho
term of office of nil Judges Is mado four
years "unless sooner removed by tho
President." Al lothcr local offices aro
placed at tho disposal of tho Governor
who appoints with consent of tho Sen
ato of tho Territorial Legislature as in
tho orlglnnl bill.
The provision retaining tho present
Judges In office Is struck out.
Section S3 as amended reads: "That
tho Judicial power of tho Territory
shall be vested In ono supremo court
nnd In such Inferior courts ns tho
Legislature may from time to time es
tablish: Provided, That writs of er
ror, bills of exceptions, and appeals
In nil cases from tho final decisions of
tho said Supremo Court of Hawaii may
bo taken to tho Circuit Court of Ap
peals of tho Ninth Judicial Circuit of
tho United Stntes whero tho valuo of
property or amount In controversy
shall exceed f 1,000. Except that a writ
of error or appeal shall bo allowed to
Bald Circuit Court of Appeals of the
united btntes rrom tho decision of said
Supremo Court of Hawaii or of any
court or Judgo upon nny writ of ha
beas corpus Involving the question of
All tho section relating to thti im
peachment of judges is wiped out.
Section SS, ns amended, reads: "That
thero shall bo established In said Ter
ritory a district court consisting of 0110
Judge, who snail resldo therein and ho
called tho district Judge. Tho Presi
dent of tho United States, by und with
tho ndvlce and consent of tho Senate,
shall appoint a district judge, a dis
trict attorney and a marshal of tho
(Continued on pago 4.)
COL. ALLEN APPOINTED
At tho Executlvo Council session this
morning a written complaint from J.
II. Shnrpo was considered, that the
Btcamcr Lchua does not mako regular
trips to Lahalnn although subsidized
to carry malls to Maul, Molokal und
Lanal. President C. L. Wight of Wll
der's Steamship Co. mado a statemont.
which ho was asked to put In writing.
Tho Minister of tho Interior was re
quested to proceed with tho opening
of Mllllanl street from Queen to Mulo
Minister Young read n communica
tion from J. P. Cooke stntlng that tho
funds for maintaining relief camps
Nos. I and 2 wore almost exhausted,
and suggested that another appropria
tion for tho purposo bo nindo.
Col. W. F. Allen's nomination by
President Dole as n member of tho
Council ot State In placo ot tho lato
John Phillips was confirmed.
Maul Police Reduced.
Walluku, March 13.fl About four of
tho Maul police nnd ono on Molokal
will bo cut oft from tho pay roll after
tho 15th Inst. Lack of appropriation
la tho cause.
SUCCESSFUL SELF DEFENSE
Foreign Jury Trying Chinaman
Larceny First Degree.
Herlcourt Insurance Trial Still On Mrs. Ka-
bookano Contests Admln.stration - Mr.
Franz Presents Fire Claim.
Jock Magulrc, who conducted his
own defense, was acquitted of perjury
by tho Jury. Ho showed that, after giv
ing his evidence In ono case, his com
panions on the occasion In question
convinced him that he was present
when ho had testified ho was not, and
that In a subsequent case referring to
tho samo transaction ho hod purged
himself of falso swearing beforo by
testifying to whnt ho now believed was
Chum Tnl Is being tried beforo
Judgo Perry for larceny first degree.
Dole nnd AndrewH for prosecution;
Robertson & Wilder for defendant.
Tho Jury Is ns follows: L. II. Deo, W.
W. Mall, E. L. Marshall, Samuel Ku
bey, II. U. French, J. Schncfer. S. G.
Wilder, F. J. Wllhelm, D. F. Thrum,
Geo. Dillingham, W. L. Howard nnd
II. F. Wichman.
Tho Merlcourt Insurance case Is still
on trial beforo Judgo Sllllman.
Lizzie K., widow of tho late J. K.
Kahookano, by her attorneys, Kinney,
llallou & McClannhan. gives notlco
that she will contest tho appointment
of Enoch Johnson, secretary of tho Ha
waii Land Co., ns administrator of the
estate of her husband. She claims
priority of administration for herself
or her nominee.
Frederick Franz, husband of a re
covered plague patient, hns presented
a claim of $7G7.35 against tho Hawa
iian Government for property burned
nt Hotel and ruinclibowl streets by or
der ot the Hoard of Health.
SECOND 1W1LB1 SUSPECT
1:30 p. m Shon Knni, yes
terday's suspect from IwIIcl, is
nt this hour classed as "very
suspicious." A Japancso at
tho Ocean View' houso, Wnlkl
kl, reported as suspicious' yes
terday nfternoou by Dr. Jobo,
was examined later by that
physician and Dr. Wood. Ho
had throat troublo and it was
concluded not to remove him
for tho tlmo being.
Pent lloHpttnl Report.
Thero have been no alarms in Hono
H. M. Levy's tenipcrnturo Is 99, pulso
SI; ho has 11 good appetite
Tho nlno plaguo convnlcsccntH havo
been removed to Kallhl detention
Shon Knm's temperature is over 103,
pulso 92. Ho has eaten a little rlco and
drank a drop of tea; has no nppctltu
and Is nervous. Very suspicious.
A number of attorneys held 11 meet
ing this morning In tho ofllco ot F.
M. Hatch for the purposo of endorsing
applicants for judgeships. It Is under
stood that Judge Whiting Is not en
dorsed. Judgo Frcnr Is scheduled for
Chief Justice with A. Perry for ns
boelato and possibly Judgo Stanley.
CLIJAR FOR 10 DAYS.
Walluku, March 13. No deaths from
tho plaguo nnd no suspicious cases In
Kahulut for sixteen days now slnco the
death ot Miss Julia English on Feb
ruary 23th. A native died suddenly
at Walluku last Saturday afternoon,
but post mortem examination by Dr.
Garvin revealed tho cause of his death
to bo from opium, or rather from not
Cnpt. Klltgard Entertain.
Walluku, March 13. Captain Ktlt
gard of tho Clovclnnd entertained a
number of his Walluku and Walkapu
friends on board lbs vessel nt Klhel
laut Saturday evening. Tho Cleveland
leaves Klhel this afternoon nt 3
o'clock with 1,200 tons of sugar for
Council ot State.
The prospects nt u late hour were
that all tho financial memoranda would
not bo ready for tho opening of the
Council of Stnto at 2 p. in. Thero aro
thrco appropriation bills to submit.
Ono Is for current expenditures, anoth
er for pay rolls- and a third for loan
Sold Without License.
Walluku, March 13. Maglstrato S.
E. Kalelkau fined J. J. Combs, lato
agent ot tho ll. C. & S. Co.'h store at
tho Walluku depot 1100 for soiling
liquor without a license. Tho One
was paid Immediately,
LIST OF PAID INSPECTORS
Captain Towse Commands a Corps ot
CblDese Inspector Vindicated Against Attack-
Is Recommended Strongly by Attornej
E. B, MtClaoahan.
Following Is the complete list of the
sanitary inspectors under Captain Ed
S. J. Harris, John B. Hopkins, John
Edwards, II. C. Abcrcromble, W. Kel
ly, A. W. Wheeler, T. W. Carroll, Fred.
Leslie, W. J. Law, Fred. Atkins, Wm.
MeWnync, F. II. Phillips, Wm. A. Hall,
Charles Hopkins, Mnjor Wood, S. A.;
F. Uerger, Arch, DodB, 11. M. Levy, J.
W. Shnrp, A. Fcrrelra, Albert Hoogs,
W. J. Smith, E. N. Vocllcr, J. A. Grif
fin, Pung Ung Yet, Jack Miller, Jos.
Morgan, II. 11. Woller, Philip Naono, C.
W. Eccles, C. M. Ulalsdell, J. M. Spen
cer, It. E. Lockwood, Fred. West, KlpI
and C. C. Eakln.
An attack is mado In tho Advertiser
upon the choice of Pung Ung Yet, upon
the ground that ho had written 11 uoto
In not particularly good English. In
quiry of Captain Towse nbout this In
spector caused tho production ot his
written recommendation. Ho was re
commended by E. 1). McClnnahan of
tho law firm of Kinney, Uallou & Mc
Clanahan, who, at different mass meet
ings of tho volunteer Inspectors, has
been listened to with profound respect
when Imparting stimulating counsel.
Mr. McClnnahan, In nominating Pung
Ung Yet, writes: "Ills namo has not
been suggested by me beforo because it
had not occurred to mo that he would
accept It. Ills work under mo Induces
me to to tho belief that n better or
more faithful man cannot be had.
His knowlcdgo of three languages will
bo of great valuo In tho work ot In
specting my district."
Excepting three or four men. all of
tho Inspectors havo been proved capa
ble In tho volunteer inspection.
NEW STORAGE WAREHOUSE
Construction of a now storngo ware
house located on King street Just be
yond tho Oahu Lumber and Building
company premises is to begin In 11 few
days. This Important addition to the
buildings of tho city Is to bo built by F.
J. Cross and his brother W. W. Cross,
a builder and architect of good rcputo
who camo recently to Hawaii to enter
Thcso gentlemen hnvo leased for a
long term of years this nnd ndjolnlng
property of tho Railroad Company nnd
will Immediately proceed with oxton
slvo building operations. Tho Btoro-
houso will bo an Iron structure 100 by
200 ft. Resides this tho Cross Hroth.
rs will build fifteen first class two-
utory stores. Tfieso will bo built of
wood, with cement floorings und in
full accordance with modern Unitary
and architectural regulations. Somo
Idea of the rush for places to do busU
ness may bo obtained from tho fnct
thut nil thcso stores havo been leased
foi n long term nnd will bo hurried to
completion nt tho enrllst posslblo day,
hat as good as Iwakaml's hat,
for tho samo money. IwnkamI Hat De
partment. Hotel street
Are hard to find,
Know where to
COME TO THE
And you will not go further. Trom th
cheapest to the belt can be found there.
11 ir .;. it"
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