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From the Progressive Bulletin.
Vol. IX. No. 1011.
HONOLULU. TERR1TOHY OE HAWAII, THURSDAY, AUGUST KirlOOO.
Pint n 3 Oi:.v.s.
T T, i A
Boston Lyrics Are If
Coming Here Again
The Northern Pacific Railway Ins
Just completed the bookings (or the
Boston Lyric Opera Co.
The tour will take two years and
cover thousands of miles, beginning
and ending at Minneapolis, Minn. It
Includes two round trips to the Pa
cific Coast and an Oriental trip to Ja
pan, China, the Philippine Islands, Aus
tralia and return playing Honolulu,
Melbourne, Sidney, Hominy, Calcutta,
Singapore, Hongkong, Manila and -Yokohama.
The sum of (24,000 has been paid to
the Northern Pacific Railway by Col.
W. A. Thompson (or this, the longest
tour ever made by any theatrical com
pany. 6ACK OF THB MI66I0N8.
New York, Aug. 5. In a letter from
Rev. Father Marquette, Superior of the
Roman Catholic missionaries In the pro
vince ot Chill. China, just received here,
"With the exception of three communi
ties, which for seeing what was about to
happen, haj armed themselves, an two
others which were protected by pagan
village chiefs, every Christian mission at
Klang Tchou was sacked. At Leoupa
Tchoang, a Christian, who wanted tosive
his house, was stabbed, an Inflammatory
fluid was poured over his body anJ set on
fire while he was still breathing. A few
days later It was the turn of the Christian
establishment at Pou Tchung Keaou Ho
and Tong Koang. The district of Father
Andlauer, the real hotbed of the Boxers,
"First of all, the Christians wire asked
to apostatize, but J) far as Is known none
did so, and every Christian community
was devastated, Altogether fortvfive
Christian communltlesuere devastated, In
which no religious service of any k nd can
beheld. Should the soldiers which will
be sent toour help be recalled by events
occurring on the sea coasts or at Tien Tsin
we would again be at the mercy of count
less hordes who cherish in their hearts an
Implacable hatred of Europeans and the
IT'S A FRUIT COUNTRY
Professor Koebcle, the government
entomologist, Is making up a list of
fruit tret 8 and plants growing In the
Hawaiian Islands for Dr. Stubbs,' the
visiting expert of tin- Agricultural De
partment at Washington. A Dr.
Stubbs leaves for home this week the
Professor has no light Job on his
hands. Although he has scores of
plants 0:1 the list, he says he has but
Just begun. This ruther Indkatee th.it
Hawaii Is a fruit country after all, not
withstanding the l.oor variety to bo
seen expoted for sale In the local mar
kets. WHAT 18 NEEDED.
ndltor Evening liulletln: The po
litical discissions In the newspapeu
has brought to my mind a question
that may have occurred to other?. I
have been In Hawaii about three years,
and have each year paid 15 poll tax
(without, however, having a poll, so far
as I could discover.) 1 formerly re
sided In California, where iny nunc,
was duly enrolled on one of the county
Great Registers. Of course, new Regis
ters have been printed since I have
been here, and my name has been
dropped because ot ubsence, ns Is hi
custom. What I would like to know Is.
when It comes time to vote In this new
Territory of the United States, mutt I
have any papers from ray former horn,
showing that I am a full fledged citi
zen of the United States? or" will the
election otllclals here take my word for
It that I have as good a rlghftis in
other citizen? If I must prove my
Identity by affldavltsfrom the Mainland
I want to know In sufficient time to ob
Hoping you will kindly give the in
formation desired, ..for the benefit of
mself and other prospective voters, I
s ubscrlbe myself, y$
Guessed He Was Drunk.
Conradt, a sailor, appeared in the
Police Court this forenoon on tho
charge of drunkenness. When be wos
asked by Judge Wilcox if he was guilty,
ho replied: "Well, I guess we'll call
It guilty." The Judge made answtr:
"Well, I guess we'll coll It two dol
lars and losts, since I have the last
llyron O. Clark, head of the Wahiawa
colony of California farmers, has fur
nished the Acclimatization Society of
Southern California with the seeds of
about a hundred subtropical plants to
bo sent to South Africa.
Gunrdnnicn Ready tor Duty.
Portland, Ore., Aug. 7. The eervlcas
of the Thlul Regiment of Infuntry,
Oregon National Guard, have been ten
dered the United States Government
for duty In China,
Wailuku Water Works
Will Work Wonders
for the Town.
CLERK J. W. PRATT
IS WELL RECEIVED
He Measures ' and Rate3 . the Town
and Finds Only a Brace of
Kickers Against the
CaptalD J. V. Pratt, chief of tho
Water Works bureau, has been over at
W&lluku rating the town for water
privileges. He had all the premises
ziitaturtd In accordance with the Ho
nolulu schedule ot charges.
"They have a splendid water stip
ply," Captain Pratt sold this morning.
As to the reported kicking against the
rates he observed:
"Thty bad a wrong conception of
what we meant by measurement.
have teen what jour correspondent
over there Bald about the rates. Yet
only two mtn objected to tho rates
when quoted to them. One had to pay
tji and the other $10 a year. I sup
pose thty would have kicked If they
had get theFr water for nothing.
"I have to go back next week with
books and papers for tho office, and
give the buperlntcndent a fair start on
the system of rating.
"W. E. Hal, the superintendent, Is a
part Hawaiian and very popular over
tFiere. He learned tho machinist trade
In the Itltdou Iron WorkB, San Fran
cisco. "I was 1 1 tu ted with the greatest
kindness at Wailuku. The people
rendered mt every nslstanco possible.
"Wailuku with Its regular wnter sup
ply can be made the garden spot of t!in
Hfvnilan Itjauds. Some of the peoplo
there bad lirignttng ditched bcfoic.
Now they can make Wailuku the most
beautiful town in the Hawaiian Inl
ands The way plants grow there Is a
marvel. Japaneso beetles have got In
there, but tbeso pests can bo over
come." LA GRIPPE IN HAMAKUA.
The Noeau came In from Kuktil
haele this morning with n load of 011
t,r.r. Purso Adams reports as follows:
There were 3000 bags of sugar left ut
Honokaa and 3000 at Kiikulhnelo.
There have been good rains nil over tho
Harnakua district. The buoy at Hono
kaa is reported ashore at Paauhuu. The
bow buoy at Kukulhaele went ndrflrt
Sunday morning. The Noeau picked
it up nt 12 noon the next day. There- Is
an epidemic ot la grippe In the Harna
MRS. FARLEY DEAD.
Mrs. J. K. Farley of Koloa, sister of
W. O. Smith of this city, died at that
place Wednesday morning, August 13,
after an illness of about three weeks.
Deceased rallied a short tlmu ago and
It wats thought that she would recover
but the dUease fiom which she sulteied
finally ''oneiuercd nnd she paused nwny.
Deceased was born un Kauul ami
epenthe pientcr part of her life there.
The adoption by men ot the shirt
iwalet in New York has stirred up all
kinds of complications in that city, and
the tact that the man with the shirt
waist Is on his way West opens up a
vlttn of queer possibilities. As a mat
ter ot fact, this new wrinkle In men's
apparel is simply an emancipation
proclamation on tho part of the mm
who tuffer during the torrid season
from a superfluity of clothing. Conse
quently ho feels like taking ott his coat.
and In doing so, ami in so deflating his
rights to do so, he has become tbe
' shirt waist man,"
The shirt waist for men Is not llko
that worn by women, n thing of flimsy
and almost transparent texture. Nor
has it the commodious sleeves of 111')
latter. It is a blouse to be worn over
the undershlit and stispeudeis or IHt.
It has tho low (ollar of tho usual Mitt
shirt, or It may ho had with neckbuul
only, permitting tho wenrcr to uso a de
tachable collar of any sort with suits
In material It Is of all sorts to iult
the wearer's fancy or convenience, but
heavy percale, madras or French plquo
are tbe most popular. Somo ot the bo
A couple of years ago she married J. K.
Farley. Previous to that, she had been
manager of Matumaltt school In the
I.I hue district.
W. O. Smith nnd others will leave for
Koloa In the Walaleale this afternoon.
The funeral will take place tomorrow.
LIBEL SUIT P08TP0NBD.
i:. S. 0111, editor of tho Republican,
appeared In the Police Court this fore
noon on the charge of libel. Magoun
and llankey appeared for the defendant
and Kinney, Ration & McClanahan for
W. A. Kinney, the plaintiff.
The general charge of libel was en
tered. Attorney Mngoon objected, say-I
lug that he had a right to know the
exact naturo of the charge. Judge Wil
cox allowed the general charge to be
entered nnd Attorney Magoon was Im
mediately furnished with a copy ot tho
charge by Attorney McClanahan.
Attorney Magoon asked that the case
go over until Monday. There being no
objection on the part of the prosecu
tion, this course was followed.
HUNDREDS OF PLANTS
FOR PUBLIC GROUNDS
The Donor Is Going Away to Stay
a Few Months and Makes Do
nation in Memory of Her
Mrs. Jager has donated to the Un
real! of Agriculture a few bundled
plants for public grounds In memory
of her departed husband.
Albert Jager was for many ears In
charge of the government nursery and
forestry work. He it was who started
the forest on Mount Tantalus wh'ch
has grown to magnificent proportions
and must luxuriant life In the sixteen
to eighteen years since It was planted.
Thousands ot cords of wood havo
been yielded from the necessary culling
of the Tantalus' forest, and still It Is
woods thick enough to delight tho
heart of a Robin Hood.
Among tho plants donated by Mrs.
Jaeger arc two rare palms the yen
media nnd the sacclnla, the latter bear
ing acidulous fruit.
Mrs. Jaeger leaves In the steamer
Mariposa next Friday for a visit ot .1
few months nt the Coast. She will be
attended by the heartiest good wlshij
of a multitude ot friends.
Police Court Adjourned.
Attorney KhiiIiiIioii was the cause of
an adjournment of the l'ollco Coirt
fiom 9:10 to 10:30 o'clock this foie
noon. He had been summoned to ap
pear In the Circuit Court ut 10 o'clock.
The cases, excepting those In which he
appealed aa attorney, were finished
before that huur. When Judge Wilcox
adjourned Court ho stntcd th.it he nns
going up to the Circuit Court to see
Just how" many attorneys were cm
Iwakaml, Hotel street, is offering a
new line of linen centerpieces for ta
bles, embroidered In fancy colorr.
The pntrol wagon Is laid up for io
pairs. A delivery wagon with threo
seats U being used In Its place.
Great sale ot boots and shoes at 5
cents on tho dollar nt I.. B. Kerr U
Co.'s shoo house, corner of Fort am'
MAN" RISES TRIUMPHANT
soms arc plain, but more ure plaited In
folds from an Inch to an inch and n
half wide. These plaits are also to
be seen on the back as well as tho bo
fcotn, although some of tho backs are
pluln. Tho plain white material Is of
tenest shown, the figured stuffs look
ing somewhat outre and being 11 little
too startling to suit timid men.
In one ot these plain white garments,
with trouscis to matih and n suitable,
cap or hat, the average man cannot but
feel at once cool and well dressed.
There can bo no charge of link ot pro
priety, for the cut and finish make tho
new garment nt onco a shirt nnd n
bummer coat. It Is no more unilriu
than the soft shirt, for the material Ik
heavier than tint of the averugo simi
liter shlit nnd Its sleeves with their
nariow cuff bauds iro not so different
fiom tho sleeves ot the light summer
coats so much woin. Tho band ut '
belt nnd tho plaltlugs give It n co.it
finish nnd nil that is i cully ucgllgco Is
the tie or collar on tho outside.
The "shirt waist man' 'Is one of the
lending topics discussed nt the piebcnt
time In tho Kast, Here aio the views
ot somo tho newspapers;
Eugene Avery Is One of
Them on the Charge
H. A. P,.AXER ESTATE
Mew Japanese Interpreter Is Appoint-
t ed Insurance Cases Go Two
Ways-Dr. English Sues
.Judge Humphreys was occupied nil
morning In hearing arguments on law
points In different cases.
The prosecution was ordered to file n
bill of particulars specifying the exact
time ut which Ah Chung was charged
with selling opium. Deputy Attorney
General Cathcart for prosecution; De
Holt mid Robertson & Wilder for de
A motion to quash tho Indictment of
Amlmuto for murder first degree was
overruled. Atkinson At Judd and Han
key for defendants.
Mr. Kinney's demurrer to the In
dictment of Kane for robbery was sus
tained, and the case goes back to the
The grand Jury presented Indict
ments as follows: Eugene Avery, em
bezzlement; Samuel Iiarney, theslajcr
ot Lorhccr, murder first degree; John
Antonc, uttering forged Instrument.
Judge Sllllmnn Is hearing the an
cient libel suit of J. n. Gomes vs. Ha
waiian Gazette Co. On November 30,
1893, the Advertiser had n report ot
Mr. Gomes' arrest for opium In pos
session on which the action was taken
the following month. A Jury gave n
verdict fur defendant with $.'00 dam
ages, n tenth of the amount claimed.
Upon some legal ground n new trial,
was granted and here it Is. Neumun
for plaintiff; Weaver, Andicws and
Thurston for defendant.
Jos. O. Carter and Geo. It. Carter,
trustees of the estate of the late 11. A.
I'. Carter, have filed their annual ne
count. Receipts l"2.SI!i.lb; pn) incuts,
?I20,S22.85; balance, :'0:'.33.
Judge Humphreys esterdny obtain
ed, at his icqucst, tho resignation of
Chester A. Doyle us Jupanese Interpf
ler. No reason was assigned oxept
Ing the geueinl one of the interests of
public Justice. Today James Harbottlo
Ilnkuolc, a student of the Rojul Aca
demy of Japan for flo cnrs, applied
for the position. He Is recommended
by tho Japanese cunsul and vice con
sul, the Yokohama Specie Hank, sev
eral Japanese Immigration companies,
and J. I.. Katilukou, Juo. Nakooko.i,
Enocli Johnson, F. M. llrooks, S. K.
Kane, Sam. F. Chllllngworth, Judge W.
I.. Wilcox and Deputy High Sherllf
Chas. F. Chllllngworth. It Is learned
that Hakuole has been appointed.
The Wahiawa Sugar Co. has brought
a bill In equity for partition of lease
holds against the Walalua Agilculturiil
Mary Reyes and Raymond Reyrs
have brought 11 bill for partition of
land nt l'alama against David Cullllun,
minor, and Henry Machudo.
Charles 11. English, M. D. hai
brought action at law against l.ydla
Domlnls, better known as Queen I.lll-
COMFORT DURING HOT SPELLS
ilostoh Transcript GIvo the biiBlneia
man his shirt waist, by all means, thU
hot summer ot averages awry and
nearly all records broken. Hut before
he gets too familiar with that style ot
comfortable clothing nnd meditates ex
tensive variations on the theme, let
us decree ut once no lace effects nor
open work nor embroidery or the IlKp
shall ever bo used by him, even If It.
does In theory If not In reality con
due 0 to his coolness.
Cincinnati Commerclal-Trlbuno Tho
Junction of the shirt nnd trousers can
not be made to look llko tho smooth
meeting place of the skirt and the shirt
waist. There are physiological dilllcul
ties that cannot be overcome. A man
dicssed In accordance with the sugges
tions will look Just as uncouth ,18
formless women without a iornct.
Comfort can ho secured, but not beauty
Illimliighaiu News The subject of
tho shlit w.ilbt for men Is certainly 0110
which would seem to demand serious)
consideration at least In the large rltl:s
uheio tho mortality Is very meat ns a
result of the excessive heat.
uoknlanl, for $5000 damages for breach
of professional engagement
Judge Sllllmnn gnu Judgment for
plnlntlrf In Yce Wo Chan & Co. vz.
Transatlantic Fir Insurance Co. on rt
$3000 policy. Judgment was given for
defendant In the suit of the same plain
tiff against the Madgcburg Insurancn
Antonc. G. Cunhn has petitioned ti
be appointed guardian of his nlec,
Florence Hell Tewsbury. n minor
whose mother has been committed tn
the Insane Asylum.
HoHpltnl 8hl Solace.
The hospital ship Solace will prob
ably be here In about ten darn. She
was at Yokohama onrthe Sth and ex
pected to leave there about tho Tth on
her way to Guam. She will undoubt.'d
ly call here on her way to San Fran
cIsco. The Solace has aboard the
wounded 'from Tnku and the sick from
the hospital In Yokohama.
A complete new stock ot gent
shirts, collars and cuffs at L. D. Kerr's,
CALLS ON REPUBLICANS
Election of Delegates to Be Held
at Precinct Voting Places
Two Weeks From
Republican primaries for the elec
tion of the delegates to the District
and Territorial conventions will b
held throughout the Islands on Satur
day, September 1. This time was Bet
atjast night's meeting of the execu
tive committee of the Republican Ter
ritorial Committee, and the cnll Is pub
lished today with tho full directions us
to procedure outlined In the rules pass
ed by the last Territorial convention.
At these prlmarlcH to be held at pro-
clnct polling places two weeks from marched to the scene. At the plantn
Saturday delegates will be elected to Hon, more arms were furnished the
the ybjtrjlct conventions which at i men who Joined forces with the plantr
meetlngs to be held the following I Hon people for their protection, There
Thursday will nominate candidates . w-as no serious trouble but, undoubte J
Tor tho local Senate and House of ly, the martial nppiar.mce of the rap
Representatives. The District com en-, lain nnd his men, made Hie strikers
Hous will also elect delegates to the tremble lu their boots. It Is understoni
Territorial iiiuveiitlon which wilt that Captain Parker carried a shotsna
nominate the Republican candidate for so as to be able to hit more than one
delegate to Congress and elect the Tcr- In case it cumc to 11 point of open con
ritorl.il committee to iarry on the can- filet.
'I'iils Is the first step townids open- Popularity Proved.
Ing the Republican fall campaign and In the second column on page four
the ball will he kept briskly tolling till , ale printed some figures that are
the ballots iiro counted lu November. startling but lnstructle. It appear
fiom the l S. Custom House record!
GLAD TO MEET HIM.
Assistant Attorney General Robblus nearly halt of the total Imports, there
was present In the Police Court this being over n dozen other brands un.l
forenoon. He uroso to address tl.o they were over three times as great ai
Court in the matter ot the assistance the next champalgne on the list. These
to the prosecution by Kinney, Ilnllou figures speak volumes for the popular
& McClanahan In the Gill libel suit and Ity ot this well known champagne,
had only spoken a tow words when
Judge Wilcox remarked: "Excuse me, I Archlvot Placed.
sir, but 1 haven't the pleasure of your 1 The archives of the old Foreign offlcs
acquaintance. I do not know whether of Hawaii, Including the Immenis
you represent the prosecution or not." , tomes of the Chinese bureau, have been
Deputy Sheriff Chllllngworth came 1 stowed away In tho Capitol basement
to the resciio ut once and Introduced
Mr. Robblns, wheicupon Judge Wlkux
said: "I am very glad to meet you,
I think I'll take a ride myself this
year on n new 1000 blue Tribune. It
seems to bo tho popular wheel.
Richmond Dispatch Anent tho dis
cussion upon tho question ot coat or no
during the dire heat of the summer,
wo feel Impelled by common honesty
to say that a man ot good figure ap
pears well enough in business quarters
In his (negligee) shirt sleeves, while
one. who Is scantily endowed with 1
symmetry appears at a disadvantage,
Providence Journal The discussion I
a limit tho propriety or Impropriety of
u man's casting nstde his coat In warm '
weather and appearing wltluuiUlt on
tfie street continues lu many quar
ters. The (onscusiis ot opinion Is tint
Hie custom is Jiibtlllulilo within certain
limits. Meanwhile, tho practice spreads
Richmond Times Hverjliody favors
the Shirt Waist Club In Richmond, and
there Is little doubt that It Is destined
to becomo a lenllty The organization
has taken on some form, and n move
ment Is now 011 foot to get the ntb
started. The club Is being pushed
along by come of the most piomlneiit
society nnd business men In the city
Many of the clothing stores, seeing the
wao of approval for the new styl,
have nrdeied belts and shirts that will
be Just tho proper thing.
Avery Libel Suit
Euge'nc Aveiv has sued the Hawaiian
Gazette Co., Ltd.. for $20,000 for llbM.
The summons Is In the hands ot the
high sheriff. Davis & Gear are at
torneys for Die complainant. The oc
casion ot the suit is n wrlteup of Mr.
Avery In tho Advertiser when he want
ed to leave In the steamer Australia for
San Francisco nnd was stopped by W.
C. King's criminal proceedings agalntt
him for alleged embezzlement'. Mr.
Averjr'ssiilf for damagcs'nalnst Mr.
King has already been reportecf., K
Mr. Avery has been cont?mp)nt!nz;
this suit ever since he was honorably
discharged In the Police Court. Aftr
having been hauled off the Atistralli
and arrested for embezzlement
All this trouble that has come to the
Advertiser came about on the Sth day
of August when one ot Its reporters
wrote up Avery as an embezzler. Th
head lines ns follows:
Caught on the ship.
Actor Avery would bo an absconder.
Tnken off the Australia.
Collector for King Ilroi.'and formr
Southwell singer a defaulter.
Avery complains that by the publi
cation ot this article, the Advertlm
contrived Io Injure him In his reputa
tion, character nnd standing; and to
bring him Into public contempt ar.l
ridicule by falsely and m.itlcloiialr.
writing, publishing nnd circulating the
matter referred to.
Avery lurtlularly objects to that
part ot the story which refers to the
"morphine outfit which he begged the
olllccrs to allow Mm to keep, stating
that, by this, It was sought to convey
the meaning that ho was addicted to
the habit of using the drug referred
" " V
CAPT. PARKER TO THB RESGUE
During the recent strike at Papaaloj,
tho steamer Mnul happened to be there
taking on sugar. When Captain Par
ker heard ot the trouble, he Immuit-
1 utcly mustered halt the crew anil, toft-
lug what firearms he had aboard.
that the Imports of Munim's extra dry
champagne Into the United States w cr-
Till: WATERMAN IDRaL FOUN
TAIN PDN. All sizes, all shapes. IL
Nothing equal to It.
A blue Tribune wheel.
Equal to what?
IL-ace . .
CLOTH and KID TOPS
BLACK nnd TANS
These are handsome goods at
more than satisfactory prices.
The wearin; qualities
Try .1 pair and see If we are
iml truthful In our statement.
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