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nfjiwi Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher ?
ONE VOTE FOR
VOTE EARLY AND OFTEN.
run .MOST POPULAU
Vol. VIII. No. 1&1S
12 PAGES HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, APHIL US 100012 PAGES
Prick 5 Oi:ntb.
Free Trip to San Francisco
for Hawaii Teachers
Following is tho stnndlng of the
Teacher's Contest up to this morning.
Tho names corresponding to tho num
bers may bo obtained nt tho Uullctln
office. Thcso numbers apply to
tho same names throughout the con
test: 1. , Royal-School 49
2. . Knlulanl School 22
. " 10
, lolanl School io
. " 8
, Kaakopua School 6
Jo. -i 4
, lolanl School .: 3
, Kauluwela bchool 3
. kelorm bduol 2
, " 2
, Lahaina School 1
' nnai c-hnnl 1
mo z 1 Hlph bciool I
io. , Walmea, Kauil 1
Tho teacher who shall havo secured
tho most votes at the end of tho. con
test will bo given a free trip to San
Francisco and return.
Passage has been secured on ono of
tho flno new boats of thr Toyo Klseb
Kalaha lino which arc said by all who,
havo traveled in them to bo tho best
and most comfortable boats on tin.
run between here and San Francisco.
Tho America Maru will bo tho steamer
on, tho trip up, leaving hero July 17.
Either tho America Maru on August 3
or tho Hongkong Maru on August 29
may bo selected on tho return trip ac
cording to tno length ot stay it is de
sired to make at tho Coast.
A'voto wll appear In each Issue
ot tho paper on tho upper
right hand corner of tho first pago. In
addition to this, votes will bo given
with nil NEW subscriptions to tho
paper. It should bo understood in this
connection that a new subscription
docs not consist In transferring tho pa
per to some other name in tho samo
house nor in stopping the paper and ro
subscrlblng. Votes will bo given to all
now subscribers as follows, tho coupon
being attached to tho receipt for tho
1 MONTH 40 votes
3 MONTHS 150 "
a-MONTHS 330 "
lYKAU 750 "
Teachers on tho other Islands should
not I080 sight of tho fact that this con
test is open to all teachers ot tho Ha
waiian Islands and that they havo as
good a chance as nny one of Bccuring
The BULLETIN offers to the per
sons who, between February 1st and
July 31st, shall send In the largest
number ot new subscribers, the fol
lowing prizes :
1st Prize Cleveland Bicycle, 170.
The winner of the 1st prize Is it liberty
to choose between models 00, 02 and 04 of
the 1000 Cleveland Bicycle. Model 94 is
road racer, weight 20 pounds. Model 92
Is a'llght road wheel, weighing 22 lbs , and
Modeloo 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 1st prize be
Snd Prize, Singer Sewing Ma
The winner of this prize may choose
between these three stvles of machines:
that with oscillating shuttle and top cover,
that with vibrating shuttle and cabinet
ton. both five-drawer machines, or the
"Automatic," with three drawers. This
michlne will be furnished by B. Bcr-
gersen, sole agent for the Hawaiian
Brd Prize, Prcmo Senior Camera,
4x5, with Outfit $40.00.
The Premo, Sr., has Double Swing
Back, Double Sliding Front, and Rack and
Pinion for focusing. Tills camera may be
used with either Plates or Films. The
outfit Includes 1 Plate Holder, Tripod, 3
Trays, Developer, Fixer. Negative Rack,
Graduate, Stirring Rod and Lantern.
Camera and outfit are from the LeMun
yon Photo-Supply Co., sole agents.
4th Prize, a Zonophone, the Lat
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 be
elected from the stock of the Bergstrom
Music Co., sole agents for the Hawaiian
The following conditions of the contest
nust be observed :
1, All subscriptions must be prepaid at
least three months In advance.
3. No renewals or transfers of subscrip
tions will be counted in thU contest as
new subscriptions. Each name must be a
bona fide addition to the subscription lists.
j. Subscriptions should be sent In as
toon u secured, together with the name
snd address of the person to whom the
wbscrlptlon Is to be credited, as well as of
the subscriber. Great care should be taken
to give ACCURATELY the full name and
sddrtsi of each new subscriber.
COASTING LAW AND HAILS
Will Foreign Yessels Carry Hail Between
Honolulu and Coast Ports?
Tb9 Lccil, Authorities at Sea on
Qutstlon Wbat tbe United Slates
Tho question as to whether after tho
extension of tho United States shipping
laws to the Territory of Hawaii, for
eign vessels will be allowed to carry
malt to the Coast from Honolulu, has
rnlscd considerable discussion. In
quiries thtis far mado have failed to
settle tho question and tho only sec
tion In tho United States Revised Sta
tutes bearing on tho point Is not ex
plicit. The section In question says:
"For transporting tho mall between
tho United States and any foreign port,
lUUllIlllfe 111 U lUiVibii 1'uibi iiw vuv-
master General may allow as compen
satlon, If by a United States stonm
ship, any sum not exceeding tho sen
and United btatcs Inland -fostago; and
It by a foreign steamship or sailing
vessel, any sum not exceeding tho sea
postage, on tho mall so transported."
When tho question was asked of Cap
tain Merry this morning ho stated
that It was his opinion, nlthougii there
wcro no direct Instructions, that the
general United States statute, which
provides that the United States malls
shall only bo enrried In American built
vessels manned by American officers,
would cover tho caso here, as this ter
ritory would bo under tho coastwise
trade Tho question in tho absence of
specific Instructions he conmdcriid a
hard one to answer.
Mr. Doyd of the United States con
sular office was not certain wnat tho
ruling would be, but was Inclined to
think that Bcctlon 4,009 ot me L. S. He
vised Statutes, quoted aOove, would al
low malls to bo Bent to tho Coast af
ter tho extension ot tho shipping laws
to this Territory. In tho meantime in
quiries ot tho Washington authorities
will bo officially made regarding the
Sections 3977 and 3978 of tho llcvlsed
Statutes provide that "the matter of
any steamboat passing between ports
or places in tno United States" shall
deliver all letters or packets brought
by him to tho postmaster at tho port
of arrival, nnd that ho shall receive
from tho postmaster two cents for each
letter or packet so delivered, "unless
tho same is carried under a contract for
carrying the malls" failure to so de
liver tho matter making tho master
llablo to a penalty of ono hundred and
fifty dollars: and that "tho Postmaster
General may pay, to tho master or own
er of any vessel not regularly employed
In carrying the mall, two cents for each
letter carried by such vessel between
ports or places in tho United States."
Thcso provisions contain no exclu
sion ot foreign steamers, and, ns
American steamers under contract to
carry tho malls do not recclvo tho sea
postage of two cents n letter, the ques
tion of discriminating in favor of
American steamers with mails between
contract dates would very rarely occur.
It would only happen In tho caso ot
two non-mall contract steamers, an
American nnd a foreign, without anv
odds as to speed, leaving cither end of
tho San Francisco-Honolulu roato on
tho samo day. In such n caso there
should be no question at all, for, as n
matter of course, the mall would bo
sent by the American boat.
Commissioner's Lout Luuu.
Last evening the Phlllpplno Commis
sioners and staff nnd a limited number
ot Invited guests, wero entertained ut
a most successfully arranged luau at
Aloha Cottage, Fern Place, Emma
street by Mrs. B. F. Wotkyns nnd Mr.
Ceo. P. Thiclen of Alexander Bald
wln, who has a personal acquaintance
with somo ot tho commissioners. Tho
spread was In truo Hawaiian stylo and
was enlivened by music by Solomon's
quintet. Tho floral decoration of tho
cottago and rooms was elabornte, oven
for this land of overgrcens. F.'om the
luau tho guests wcro escorted to tho II.
S. troopship Hancock's launch, wheio
tho parting alohas wcro given.
Baflcbnll lor Charity.
Tho Hogan minstrels and Itoglmcnt
teams will pluy a gnmo ot baseball In
tho near future, tho proceeds to go to
tho Hawaiian ltellef Society. Mrs.
Bcckloy, secretary of tho society men
tioned, telephoned this ofllco today
saying that tho directors most willing
ly gave their consent to tho proposi
tion. HONOLULU t SCHOOL
day and Night cusses
Rooms ii-ii, yi floor 9 , .-4 r.
IfUUKt I TilVf r
YOUNG CHARITY PROMOTING
The Minister of the Interior and Hos
pital lor Incurables.
Ia Ills Private Capacity Mr. Young Is Urging
tbe Scb'coe to Rslse tbe Endowment
and Building Funds.
Hon. Alex. Young is making a spe
cial effort, In largo confidence of suc
cess, to have his $20,000 offer covered
with four similar ones for an endow
ment fund of $10,000 for the Hospital
ror Incurables, also to ralso another
equal amount for building inJ equip
ments. Ho is sending out a circular.
which Is reprinted below, to people
deemed likely to give n favorablo re
sponse: Honolulu, April 2Gth, 1900. My Dear
Sir: 1' or many years a great want has
been felt In Honolulu, nnd throughout
the Islands generally, In the r.uturc of
n hospital, or homo for Incurables, who
are of various nationalities, nMldcnt In
Tho Board of Health has recently
published n report of tho mortuary ot
Honolulu for tho months during which
the plague has been causing so much
uneasiness, which shows that tho num
ber of deaths from consumption Is
enormously greater than from my oth
Tho Incrense of lung trouble to mark
ed amongst' the native Hawallans,
which, I presume, Is duo to tho fact
that they havo neither tho kuowlcdgo
nor conveniences to prevent its spread
among them. Sec extracts Or. Wood'u
report Inclosed. .
Most of tho afflicted people belong to
tho poorer classes, nnd they nro un
able to provide means ot segregation
and tho proper Intelligent care of their
unfortunate sick ones.
An attempt was mado In Honolulu
over two years ago to raise money to
organize nn Institution for the caro and
treatment ot incurables, but the mat
ter fell to tho ground, partly because
there was no endowment fund to
guarantee its permanence after organi
zation. Tho Council ot Stato has voted an
amount of $25,000 for Hospital for In
curables, conditioned on nn endowment
fund of 1100,000 being raised by the
It is sought to have five parties sub
scrlbo 120,000 each toward said endow
ment fund, nnd I havo placed my own
namo at tho head ot tho subscription
list for this amount.
Further, It Is sought to havo twenty
parties subscribe $5,000 each toward a
fund to provldo buildings and equip
ment for said hospital. This list I
have also headed.
A third list for subscribers for any
amount placed opposite tho name is
May I ask you to authorlzo some one
In Honolulu to insert your names on otic
of thoso lists, tho first mentioned If
possible, so that tho much needed hos
pital may bo established.
Was Not Vagrancy.
M. D. Schocnflcld and Joseph Llch
tlg appeared In tho Pollco Court this
forenoon on tho charge of vagrancy,
tho premises in question being Mrs.
Levey's boarding house on Alakca
street. Deputy Mnrshal Chllllngworth
asked that tho case bo nolle pros'd as
Mrs. Levey had found that tho two had
been invited to tho boiiBo by a man
named Brown. Judgo Wilcox allowed
the men to go on their way.
It seems that Schocnflcld and Lich
tlg returned Thursday night, tho for
mer from Ewa and tho latter from
Mnul. Finding their former uom oc
cupied they began to look nbout for
another. They met Brown who asked
them to tho Lovey house. Arriving a:
tho iiouso at about 1 o'clock In tho
morning tho men went Into tho room
next to Brown's and went to sleep.
Yesterday Mrs. Levey got out a war
rant for tho arrest of tho men.
Suit tor Damages.
The John 11 Estate, Ltd. has brought
suit against tho Club Stables Co., Ltd.,
for damages In tho amount ot $1,000,
alleging that tho defendant caused to
bo torn down u fenco dividing Its
property from that of tho plaintiff
and destroyed valuable trees on tho
property of tho latter.
Gent's Hermfldorf dyo black box su
perior quality, two pairs for 23 cant,
at L. B. Kerr & Co.'s, (Ji'ecn street for
ono week only; dou't fall to seo them.
BBRQBTROM MU8IO OO.
TO EXTEND FORT STREET
Petition (or Action Placed Before
Will Coma Up In Executive Executive Council
Monday Generally Signed by Properly
Owners - Importance ot Work.
The Minister of Interior received the
following petition for the extension ot
Fort street this morning nnd slll lay
tho matter before tho Executive Coun
cil at Monday's session for action:
Tho undersigned, residents and prop
erty owners In the vicinity of tho pro
posed line or extension of Fort street,
hereby respectfully request that Fort
street be extended according to tho
surveys heretofore made.
Vour petitioners believe that the ex
tension of (his road was projected be
foro nny other road which is now un
completed, and If extended would bo of
great use to the entlro public ot Hono
lulu. It will open up a large tract of
land which will bring about a material
Increase of taxes. Fort street, tho
prnclpal business street, now ends nt
School street, almost In the heart of
T. Cllvo Davles, H. M. Molt-Smlth,
Jno. E. Bush, L. A. Thurston, Albert
Judd Jr., Henry Wntcrhousc, by A. B.
Wood, ntty. In fact, Arthur B. Wood,
James A. Kennedy. Wm. W. Hall, P. C.
Jones, A. Perry, N. B. Emerson, A. M.
Stangenwnld, J. I). Cockctt, J. Alfred
Magoon, G. It. Carter, Kaplolanl E
tnte, Ltd., per John F. Colburn, treas
urer, H. M. Mist, P. A. Mclntyre, H. M.
von Holt, Chas. S. Dcsky, Alatau T.
Atklnson.John M. Vivas, A. N. (Sinclair
M. Agay, C. Bolte, Mary E. Foster, J.
E. Wodchoiisc, L. L. McCandlcss, I).
Hownrd Hitchcock, P. W. Glade, Peter
High, E. A. Mclnerny, John I). Holt Jr..
J. 8. B. Pratt. Jonathan Shaw, II. H.
Parke, Henry Smith, ChnB. A. Brown.
MEET IN THE DRILL SBED
Col. J. W. Jones and Minister Mott
Smith bavo granted permission to tho
Republicans of Honolulu to hold their
organisation mass mooting in the Drill
onea on next wcunesuay evening.
The CamnrlnoH Estate.
Judgo SUUmnn this morning henid
tho matter of tho catnto of tho lato P.
O. Camarlnos. Geo. A. Davis appear
ed for Geo. Androws, ono of tho heirs,
petitioner for an accounting, otc. Chas,
Crelghton represented D, G. Camnrlmn,
guardian and administrator, who was
also present. Tho Court ordered tho
nccounts referred to Clarence M. Whltu
as master for examination and report
also that Mr. White take charge ot tbe
business, receiving and disbursing nil
moneys connected therewith, until the
final distribution of the estate.
Murcello Has Escaped.
Dctogni Mnrccllo, under scntenco ot
ten years' imprisonment nt hard labor
fur tho killing of a comrado during a
spreo at Moannlua, escaped from a
large prison gang at tho Kallhl quarry
this morning between 8 nnd D o'clock
and is now at lurge. Pollco ofllcers
havo been despatched In every dliec
tlon to apprehend tho prisoner-if pos
sible. It Is tnought that Marccllo
changed his ciothcs nt the house of a
friend near Kamchnmcha school and
then went townrd Ewa, passing tho
guard nt Pukukl.
'iho twenty-eighth clear day finds
everything quiet and tlio opinion is
general In Bonrd ot Health clicks that
tho situation will remain unchanged
until quarantine Is raised on noxt Mon
day morning. Tho Fcdernl quarantine,
allowing elenn blllH of health to out
going vessels, will not, however, hu
formally raised by Dr. Cnrmlc'inel un
til Wednesday, May 30th.
Bulletin Bos Ahead,
The Bulletin newsboys nlways In the
front rank played an exciting gninu of
baseball with tho Star team on tho
Drill Shed grounds this forenoon. Fol
lowing Is tho scoio by Innings:
1 2 :i 4 r c 7 8 n
Bulletin 1 1) 2 3 1 3 1 10 2G
Star 0 2 4 113 3 1 013
For flno full dress shirts nt $1.00 each
L. B. Kerr & Co., Queen street. These,
shirts aro strictly high grado as to tit
PLAGUE IN THE COLONIES
The Epidemic at Sydney Has As
snmed Serious Proportions.
Auckland, Ntw Zealand, Proposes to Dave
Steamer Communication With Sidney
Entirety Cut OH.
The ofTlclal plague report of Sydney
up to Saturday, April 7, brougnt by
the Alameda showed, up to that date,
84 cases of w-ich 2G had died and one
recovered. There wero 67 persons un
der treatment, the number reported
for the last week being 29. Telegraphic
advfccsto Auckland, N. Z., printed be
low evidence n continuance of the epi
demic: Sydney, April 12. The following
fresh cases of plague aro leported.
Two women named Cummlngs nnd La-
fenz, employed In a hotel in King
street; Harvey, employed In the quar
antine area; Llndall, resident In Mar
garet street; nnd Colncy, resident In
Tho Government offers a bonus for
Tho plague Is seriously affecting the
attendance at tho agrlcultuial Bhow.
Tho number present at tho olllclal
opening was fully two-thirds loss than
last year. Sporting men, too, in largi
numbers, nro absent from their usual
haunts nt this season.
Hoscn, whoso caso was reported on
Tuesuny, is dead.
The cases of Miller and vnuhnn havo
also proved fatal.
llanuury s caso turns out not to be
Melbourne, April 12. An Intercolo
nial Conference of health Ulcers, to
consider tho plague and preventive
measures, has opened. New South
Wales is unable to bo represented.
New Zealand Precautions.
Auckland, .prll 14. Tho question of
the plaguo wa slntroduccd by tho May
or (Mr. David Goldlc) at tho special
meeting of tho City Council last night.
Ho said ho considered that thoy should
ask tho Government to Bhut o'f steam
er communication with Sydney, for a
time at least. It was a serious matter,
of course, but he really thought that
somo steps should be taken. Auckland
was ono of tho worst places that the
plaguo could como to, and It was the
nearest to Sydnoy.
Mr. KIdd considered tho course- a
very wise ono to adopt. Ho tnought
It would be far wiser, considering tho
small amount ot trado that wbs now
dono with Sydney, nnd considering tho
risk attending that small imount of
trado, to shut oft communication. The
question had como to be ono of vory
serious import. Ho had spoken to sev
eral medical men and they quite agreed
that the proposal ot the Mayor was ono
of the steps thnt should bo taken. Ho
would move that a deputation, consist
ing of tho Mayor and thrco councillors,
wait on tho Premier and see what could
bo done In tho matter.
Mr. Salmon, who seconded, admitted
that tho step was a serious one, but
considered that the present Elite ot
affairs demanded it.
Mr. Warren was ot opinion that they
should cut off communication with nil
Mr. Entrlcan said tho mutter would
bo serious In the caso of largo cargo
boats from Homo to Now Zealand,
which tailed In at Sydney.
Tho motion was adopted. .
Wellington, April 12. Tho Govern
ment consider there Is no means of
detecting passengers who havo traveled
overland from nn Infected placo, to
tho port ot departure, and havo there
fore, declared tho wholo ot Australia
an hifected country, and nil vessels
from there will bo subjected to rigid
quarantine. As Fiji, Samoa, a.id other
Islands nro taking steps against tho In
troduction of tho plague, no restrictive
action is taken against thoso places.
In consequence of the Central Boaid
of Health declnriug nil Australian ports
Infected, the Wellington Harbor lloaul
win throw tho onus ot fumigating ves
sels on shipowners or masters, tho
Board having no expert knowlcdgo of
tho effects of tile chemicals tecum
mended for that purpose.
Proposed Ynclit Run.
8cernl of tho best known y.icntsmen
of tho city havo proposed a big run to
Pearl Harbor when tho quarantine Is
lifted. Tho yachtsmen of tho city have
met tho proposition most favorably.
Pearl Harbor has always been n fuvor
Ito placo for runs but, slnco thu quar
antine, there hnB, of courses been no
Hailing down In that direction nnd the,
yachtsmen aro huukirlng after another
sight of the place
Kllohunii Art League.
Works for the spring inhibition of
tho Kilohiiini Ait l.eagun will lio in
eel vert nt tho League rooms on May 9th.
Exhibitors' varnishing day will ho May
19th. Thn members' Hist view recep
tion will bo hold Monday evening, Mty
2lHt, at S o'clock.
GoiiNiilviH, photouwplii r, llcrctniiln
near Alnpal. Oun lOx'Ju crayon por
trait nnd one doin cabinet photos f5.
OFFICERS OF THE TERRITORY
Senator Cullom Prepares List for
Use of President.
Salaries and reallocations As Provided by Beth
Bills -Slates Probibly Completed by Tills
Time -Large Patronage.
Washington, April 13. The question
ot appointments has as yet not como to
tho surfaco and those who aro working
arc doing bo very quietly.
Thnt It will soon become a llvo ques
tion Is not doubted. This Is Indicated
by tho fact that President McKlnley to
day requested Senator Cullom to fur
nish him with n list of the olllccs to bo
filled as Indicated by the Houso and
Senate bills. In rcsponso to this ro
quest Senator Cullom furnished tho
following list of officers nppolntlvo by
tho President nnd provided for in tho
Governor, salary, $5,000; term, 4
years; qualifications, 35 years old,
citizen of tho Territory.
Secretary, $3,000; 4 years; citizen of
Supremo Court: Chief Justice
(Senate Bill) $5,000; 4 years; citizen
ship not required by Scua,t0 bill.
Houso Bill, $5,500; 4 years;" citizen
ship required by House amendment.
Associate Justices (2) Senato Bllhj
$5,000; 4 years; citizenship not ref
quired. Houso Bill, $5,000; 4 years;
citizenship required by Iiouso amend
ment. Circuit Court (Senntc Bill) Six Cir
cuit Judges; two in Honolulu district,
$4,000 each; term 4 years; four In four
other districts, $3,000 each; 4 yours.
Citizenship not required by Senate
bill. (House Bill) Five Circuit Judges
Flvo for flvo districts (salary not
provided) term, 4 years. (Citizenship
required by Iiouso amendment.)
U. S. District Court: (Included in
Nintn Circuit) Ono United 8tntes
District Judge, $5,000; term (Senato 1
6 years; (Huusc) not fixed. Cltlrcnshlp
not required by cither bill.
One United States Marrhal, $2,000;
term (Senate) 6 years; (House) not
fixed. Citizenship not required by elth
erlll. One United stales District Attorney.
$2,000; term (Senate) fi years; t House)
not fixed. Citizenship nut required by
Ono Collector of Customs for Ter
ritory of Hawaii (salary not lixtd.)
Ports of entry nt Honolulu, llllo, Ma
hukona nnd Kahulut.
One Collector if Internal Revenue
(salary not fixed) at Honolulu; nnd
deputy collectors is tho Secretary ot
tho Treasury shall direct.
Note: Tho Postmaster nt Honolulu
and other post olUcei, together with
such other offices nppolntlvo by tho
President under tho laws of tho United
PAY YOUIt BILLS.
Tho Moirh.ints Collection Agency,
No. 113 Kinliumunii street, has charge
ut nil amounts due tho PEOPLE'S
EXl'HESb CO. pi lor to March 10th,
at which tlmo they changed hands.
Call at their olllrn nnd settle at once.
TWO WEEKS ONLY.
Wo will hold 11 reduction Balo In
every line, commencing from May Cth,
1900. Call In and Judgo for yourself:
Iwakaml, Hotel street.
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN
rAIN PEN. All sizes, alt shapes. 11. P.
A LARGE SHIPMENT OF
, Just opened by the.,
Our stock is now replete with Rood fits,
good style and good wear.
If you cannot come In with vour
children, send tlirm In .111J they will re
ceive just tile same cure and attention,
and their fret wilt be just as carefully
fitted, as if you were with them.
We'll fit the foot If you'll foot the
bill, and promise you that both will be