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IT IS A PAVINQ INVESTMENT.
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HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, DKOEMBKR 11. 1000.
Plantations on Hawaii
Generally Are Up
" NOT A THIRB IMM
Suitable Labor from Any Quarter Eag-
. , wly DemandedNature'sFayors '
Vain Without Bone and
j. , (.;) Sinew.
Colin McLennan, manager ofLaupc
fhoehoe plantation, came up from Ha
waii, In the Klnau. He -was met at the
4 Hawaiian hotel by a Bulletln'reporter,
to whom he Imparted a blue opinion of
.ho labor situation.
Ijiiipaliochoe has not a third of the
labor It .requires. Mr. McLennan has
not deemed It expedient to expel the
...loafing Japanese from quarters; Ho Is
glad enough to get an occasional da;-'s
work out of Borne of-Uiem. When flie
.general stampede took place nil over
the Islands, upon the abolition of con,
'tracts through United States law, thero
was a dispersion to the towns espe
cially Honoluluand Jlllo. Many of the
Japanese, however,' hung around tho
plantations, on wblch.they had been ur.
"dor contract. Thoso mot Inclined to
labor engaged In gambling and general
If one' of these Japanese gets a dollar
a day, Mr. McLennan says, he will work
live, days In the month, and it he could
only get flvo dollars a month he would
work every day.
Mont of the plantations on the Island
of Hawaii are In the same bad fix.
There will be an extremely severe
pinch for labor within two months nil
Mr. MceLnnan was naked If he hoped
to obtain any of tliu Porto Hlcans now
on the way out. His reply was that he
'had applications on file with the As
soclntlon for anything In sight. It wa3
V Impossible, In his opinion, to exagger
T ate the serious condition of laborsup-
ply to the country at large". Fine grow-
Ing weather was only tantalizing with
tho prospect of there not being suffi
cient labor to take off tho crops,
i Victor H. Olmsted, a commissioner
x of the Federal Labor Bureau, has ar
.i rived from .Washington. He will In
i vcstlgute all labor matters of Hawaii
and report thereon.
a Important Mining Suit.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Dec. 1. An Injunc
tion has been granted tho Union Pacific
Railroad restraining" the operators of
'"""the Copper King mine near Tie Siding
from removing ore or further Interfef-
1 lng.wlth.the property. The question .u
Issue Involves the right of the Union
Pacific Railroad Company to mlner.il
deposits within the bounds of the area
granted to them by the Government.
Tho defendants, baso their claims to tho
property upon the reservation by the'
Government of all mineral lands grant-
iw..ed to the Union Pacific or other rail
road .companies. The question Involv
ed is an Important one and will lie
watched with great Interest by mining
The Czar Improves.
Livadla, European Russia, Dec. ,1c
Tho bulletin rocardlnb the condl'
Hon ai Emperor ''Nicholas issued (to
day is as follows:
"Tho Czar passed a very good day
yesterday and had n -yory good nlgnt.
If you wish your
at a fair market price,
list it with us. We
can sell it for you if it
is saleable and rea
sonably priced. .
McClellan, Pond & Co.
Tel. Main 69. Judd Building.
Lanat to Maul.
News was. received yesterday
by F. J, Cross that tho ex-
perls now at work on the wire-
less telegraphy system on the
Islands bf Maul, .Molokal and
Lanal, had succeeded In get-
ting a connection between the
Lanal station affii the one nt
Makcna point on tho Island ot
This shows, as everyone who.
has followed the development
ot the Marconi wireless teleg-
raphy on these Islands will
see. that success In the matter
of communication between all
tho Islands, Is assured. The
connection between the two
'4t Islands named means that no
more stations need be Install-
cd. The circuit Is complete, for
It has been proved that mess-
ages may bo sent both wayB,
from the Island of Lanal.
Mr. Cross and Expert Hobbes
. went up In the Klnau today to
assist In the work that 'the.
" other experts are attending
to. It Is certain that In a very
short time, all the Islands will
be connected by the mysterious
agency that workB through the
.There was a .fair attendance at the
annual meeting of the Hawaiian His
torical Society at Y, M.-C? Agnail lam
night. Dr. N. II. Kmerson. president,
was In the chair besides the essayist nf
the evening. '
Officers were elected for the ensuing
year, viz.: Dr. Emerson, president;
Governor S. B. Dole, Joseph Kmerson,
W, F. Allen, Mrs. Emma Nnkulna and
T. Q. Thrum, vice presidents; l'rof.
W. D. Alexander, corresponding secre
tary; Chief Justice W. F. Frear, record
ing secretary; Miss Burbank, treasur
er dud librarian.
Rev. W. D. Wcstervclt, T. F. Sedg
wick, Rev. Principal A. M. Smith, E.
A. Mott-Smlth nnd II. M. Mott-Smlth
were elected members and the fornntr
election of Lieut. W. E. Safford was
confirmed on accoupt of having bein
accidentally left oft the records.
Dr. Emerson's paper on the. Honolulu
Fort was intensely Interesting. It told
of the standing off of Russian conquer.,
of tho trouble with France nnd of the
great riot of American sailors, with all
of which events the long-Blnco obliter
ated fortification hnd Intimate connec
tion. The paper 'was ordered printed.
and Its author accorded a hearty vote
. Supplementary stories of the fo'l
were given orally by Governor Dole,
Mr. Allen. Mrs. Nakulnn.i W. C. Parko
and Thos. G. Thrum. Mrs. NakulnVrf
father was the first Marshal of the
Kingdom and Mr. Parke'a the second,
while Mr. Allen's father, later Chief
Justice, was mentioned In Dr. Emer
son's, paper as' having prominent part
Tri one of the stirring events.
A suggestion from 'one of the mem
bers was wpll received .nijd will, prob
ably be carried out, 'being to have the
oral statements following a historl:al
paper reduced to writing for publica
tion as part of the proceedings. Thus
most Interesting" and valuable nuggets
of history may be proscrved which oth
erwise would be lost.
' J, i Program ontellk.
Mfti. Walter Hoffmann.Uhe lady who
has so kindly taken charge of tho busi
ness affairs In connection with the con
cert for tho lepers' merry Christmas,
has made arrangements with tho Pa
cific Import Co., Whitney & Marsh,
E. W. Jordan, B. F, Ehlers &, Co. nnd
Albert Blom to;furnfih silk on which
the program tor the concert Is to be
printed. Tho Mercantile printing uo.
has volunteered to do tho printing.
New 'Japanese Paper.
Tho Honolulu N.ews, a Japaneso pa
per to be published on Tuesdays
Thursday and Saturdays, will make It
first appearance on tho Bccne tomor
row, Tho proprietor Is Dr. T. Mltamu
ra and tho editor, Y. Klraura. Two
thousand xoples of the first Issue will
lie printed and sent broadcast to tho
Japaneso of the different islands of the
Affairs) of Panuhau.
San Francisco, Dec. 2. At the
annual meeting of tho Paaulmu Sugar
Co. hold yesterday President W. O.
irwln reported that owing to labor
troubles In Hawaii last summer,
had not boon possible to harvest tho
wholo crop. Tho present year'B crop
to be taken off Is estimated at 10,000
tons. Tho not balanco In cash enrrloe
over was 1106,304.34.
A dainty piece of lacquerwnro or
some odd-loklng' Japaneso curio would
mako an excellent Christmas present.
For sale by Iwakaml, Hotel street.
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN
TAIN PEN, All sizes, all shapes. II
F, WICHMAN. .
The Gratifying Outcome
of Operations of
ELECTION OF McKINLEY
HAS Q00D EFFECT
Great Britain and NicaraguaRestor
ation of, Guam Lieutenant
Hobson 111 The Far
Washington, Dec. 3. The War De
partment today received the following
dispatch telling of the voluntary sur
render of a large number ot Insurrec
tionists to General Young, nt Santa
Maria. The omission In the telegram
comes of faulty transmission or nn in
ability, to plausibly decipher the mill
"Malacanan, Manila. Adjutant Gen
eral, Washington. 2180 Kntipunan In
surrectos whom Conslque enrolled,(bo
lomen)cnme from Mountains and sur
rendered" t5" General 'BamuelB. M.
Young today at Santa Maria. They re
nounced Insurrection 'and sworo' al
legiance to the United States. The ojtlt
was administered bythe, padre (priest)
at tho church with impressive cere
monies. General Young attributes the
surrender to the President's reelection
nnd vigorous prosecution of the war.
Although no rifles surrendered this Is
Important as Indicating a reaction
among the people.
"Moveable' columns, Snmar, Panay.
Commenced operations 28th Regiment.
United States Volunteer Infantry goes
Santa Maria U a .town of 10.QOO In-
habitants sltuated.in miles irom vignn
In the nrovlnce'of Ilocos Sur,
General MacArtlni'r also transmits
the following casualty list
"Manila. Adjutant General, Wash
ington. Killed. November 26th, Umbac,
Luzon, Troop D, 9th Cavalry. Samuel
Walker; Nov. 24, Malolos, Luzon, Co.
F, 3d Infantry, Jos. II. Wenkcr.
"Wounded Co. L. 3d Infantry, OUa
Kruger. Daniel O. Harklns, wounded
In head, serious. Nov. 12, Cabatuan,
I'anay. Co. II. 26th Infantry; O I
Manchester, wounded In chest, sllgh
The Guam Dlsanter.
Washington, Dec. 3. The follow'
lng cable message has been received at
the Navy Department:
Cavlte. December 2. Bureau Naviga
tion, Washington. Detachment marines
and somo Yosemlte's officers arrived by
General Alava. Left Guam 2Cth ult.
Restoration work there progressing fa
The Far East.
Tien Tsln, Dec. 2. It Is the Impera
tive order of tho Czar that the Russians
are handing over the Shan Hat Kun.i
railroad to .the Germans. Tho neces
sary documents were signed this morn
ing. Port Bald, Dec. 3-The United Stntes
gunboat Wilmington has arrived hero
on her way to China.
The NIciirauan Question.
London, Dec, 3. Regarding the dis
patch from Washington as published In
New York this morning saying that
Great Britain Is endeavoring to ne
tlato a treaty of amity and commoiro
with Nicaragua, which Is alleged to
have disturbed the American State Dh
partment officials, a representative of
tho Foreign Office Informed the Asso
ciated Press today that Great Britain
"is negotiating' with"'-Nicaragua for a
renewal of tho existing commercial
treaty but that nothing whatever has
been suggested of an exceptional char
acter. Oscar Wilde Burled.
Paris, Dec, 3, Funeral services over
tho remains of Oscar Wilde wero held
today In the Church of St, Germain uea
Pres, ono of tho oldest In Paris. Tho
ceremonies wero of the most modest
character and only a few friends, mojt
ly literary personnges, attended. The
body was removed from tho hotel
where the deceased had stopped recent
ly, followed by five carriages. The cor
tege proceeded to the church, wlwro
the casket was placed before tho chapel
ot St. Joseph, behind the main nlt.tr.
Many flowers covered tho colIln, Mails
was celebrated and absolution was giv
en. Wlldo embraced tho Catholic faith
thrco weeks ngo. Tho Interment occur
red hero, In tho cemetery of Bagneux
on tho outskirts of Paris, Tho Mnnims
of Queensberry ffctcd ns chief mourn
er. Among the llteratcurs present wcie
De Witty, Ernest La Jeuncsse, Paul
Fauro nnd Henri Duseroy,
City of Mexico, Dec. 3. The festivi
ties connected with the sixth Inaugura
tion of President Disc ns prestdtnt of
the Republic of Mexico culminated las:
night In a grand ball. Mrs. Illax was
the center at attraction.
New York, Dec. 3. Lieut. Richard
Pearson Hobion, U. S. N., a ho is III
with typohtd fever at the Presbyterian
hospital, was said at that Institution
today to be resting comfortably vilth
every Indication toward recovery.
Lansing, Mich., Dec. 3. General W.
L. White, of Grand Rapids, cx-Quar-terniaster
General of the Michigan Na
tional Guard, today pleaded guilty to
the charge 'of complicity In the state.
military clothing frauds and was sen
fenced by Judge Wlest to ten years.
Washington, Dec. 3. The first bill of
the session Introduced In the House
was by Representative Crumpackcr,
Republican, Indiana, "making an ap
portionment of representatives In Con
gress under the 11th census.
It provides an Increase of member
ship from 357 to 3G5. The following
States have the Increase In representa
tion: Arkansls, 1; Colorado, 1; Cali
fornia, 1; Connecticut 1; Florida, 1;
Illinois, 2; Massachusetts, 1; Minneso
ta, 2; Missouri, 1; Now Jersey, 2; Naw
York, 3; North Dakota, 1; Pennsylva
nia, 2; Texas, 2; Washington, 1; West
Virginia, 1. The following Stntes lose:
Kansas, 1; Louisiana, 2; Mississippi,
Nebraska. 1; North Carolina, 4
South Carolina. 3; Virginia, 1.
New York, Dec. 3. The suit of An-
tone J. Dlttmar against Jay Gould,
Howard Gould, Edwin Gould and Helen
M. Gould, as trustees under the will of
Jay Gould, to restrain them from pay
ing the Count nnd Countess dc Castel
lane ajiy portion of their Incomo from
tfie Gould" property, wbb called In tho
Supreme Court today before Justlr"
Leventrltt. Colonel E. C. James, who
appeared as counsel with Charles A.
Gardiner, on behalf of the Gould family,
asked for an adjournment. The case
was adjourned until December 17 .
London, Dec. 3. The Court of Ap
peals has rendered n decision upholding
that of a divisional court In the suit of
tho Attorney General vs. the Jewish
Colonization Association claiming es
tate and succession duty upon the
death of Baron Hlrsch de Qereuth. Th3
crown of this decision gets upward ot
JC 1.250,000. -
London, Dec. 3. The MancehsUr
Guardian today says It' understands
Queen Victoria has decided to confer a
Dukedom on Lord Roberts and that
Parliament will be asked to vote him
London, Dec. 3 The opening of the
Initial session of the Fifteenth Pnrlla
ment of Queen Victoria occurred at :
olock tills afternoon. It was a fnnml
affair and of little public Interest A
small crowd assembled to sec the Beef
Eaters, who carried out tho usual
search for possible conspirators In the
vnnitu lmnpath thn ITntiHes of Parlia
ment, with the customary cereinonl.il,'
nnd with the customary result. Theio
was llkcwlso tho usual competition of
zealous members of Parliament to bo
tlm on tho scene and J. C. McDonu,
Conservative member for tho Rother
hlthe division of Southwark. easily s
cured the choice of Beats, arriving In
the House at midnight.
Although tho only business befote
the House was the election of a speak
cr. the attendance of memberB was
good, in spite of the absence bf tin
Irish members. Mr. Balfour, the gov.
crnment leader In the Houso nnd First
Lord of the Treasury, and Mr. Ch.im
berlatn, the Secretary of State for the
Colonics, arrived promptly at 2 o'cloik
nnd were cordially welcomed by the'r
supporters. Sir William Vernon Ha:
court nnd Sir Henry Campbell-Bannov-man,
the Liberal leader In the House,
wero similarly greeted from the opposi
tion benches. There Is no opposition)
to the reelection of William Court Gul
ly as Speaker for a third term ,
Berlin, Dec. 3. Count von Alvcn
lcben, German Minister to Belgium,
succeeds Prlnco von Rndolln, the Oor
man Ambassador at St. PetersBurg.
New York Stocks
New York, Dec, 3. The trading In
stocks showed considerable animation
n' the opening and tho majority showed
moderate declines. Baltimore & Ohio
fell away sharply 19i on tho attempt to
enjoin tho payment of tho dividend on
tho common. Pacific Mn shof up C',4
on the strength of tho reported Inten
tion of the Senate to give precedence
to a ship subsidy measure. Sugar ral
lied a sharp frnctlon from Saturda'a
acute depression. Pronounced strength
developed In Bpeclal stocks, causing a
moro Improved tone throughout. With
hut few exceptions prices advanced
over Saturday's final figures. Profit-
taking lowcrod Pacflc Mall 2V4. Shorn
In Sugar becamo alarmed and" boimht
heavily advancing It 4?i to 13't. The
stock then fell back a point, but the
list held pretty firmly.
In tho Pollco Court this forenoon,
Daniel Knalwal was committed to tho
Circuit Court for trlnl on tho chargo
of larceny In tho second degree.
Tho Meado will not bo ablo to leavo
beforo Thursday ns she will not have
her one thousand tons of coal on board
beforo that time.
. mm city
Is Headed by Counselor
Cannon the Utah
SERIES OF JUBILEE
' EXERCISES AT ORPHEUM
The Party Received at Church Thl3
MorningReligious and Social
Events of Coming
The reception to the deputation from
Salt Lake Cfty at the Mormon church
this morning was largely attendcl.
First Counselor George Q. Cannon is
accompanied by his wife and thuo
children, Including his son Clawson
Cannon, William Cluft and wife, Mrs.
E. Clnwson and son.
Mr. Cluft has been In Hawaii at dif
ferent times and speaks Hawaiian as
fluently as a native.
President fa'now found It Impossible
to absent himself from the duties of Ills
high otlicc. Their extent may in pait
be Imagined when It Is stated that "OfiO
missionary elders are sent out oer thtt
faco of tho earth every bIx months.
Tomorrow morning Counselor Can
non will conduct services nt tho Or-
pheum from 10 to 12 o'clock.
In tho afternoon the grand luau will
be held at the Drlllshcd from 2 to 4.
Services will be held again nt tho
Orphcum nt 7130 p. m.
On Thursday there will be three
meetings morning, afternoon and
evening at the Orphcum.
Mr. Cannon Is a 'Very distinguished
looking gentleman, short .of staturo.
with almost silvery white hair and
goatee. He was one ot tho first emi
grants to Salt Lake. He wns born In
Liverpool, England. .At it constltj
tlonal convention held at Salt Lake
City In 1872 he wns elected a delegate
to present tho constitution and mem
orlal to Congress for the admission of
Utah Territory Into the United States.
He was a delegate from Utah to the
Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses
and In the Forty-seventh Congress ills
election wns declared illegal becauso ol
his religious beliefs.
Tho occasion of Mr. Cannon's visit nt
this time, ns the Bulletin has published
In advance, Is the celebration of the
fiftieth anniversary of tho founding of
the Mormon church In tho llawalla.i
The divorco mill has taken on more
rapid motion since tho case that lit
mudo the present term of tho First Cir
cuit Court memorable was decided.
The bill ot costs In the Miner divorce
case amounts to 185.50.
Judge Humphreys granted a divorce
to John S. Andrade with tho custody
of his child against his wife Adelaide
on tho ground of adultery with A. G.
Correa. The llbellant is required to
pay tho libelee's attorney n further fto
In the matter of complaint of Mr. An
drade'B attorney against Leon M.
Strauss, attorney, chnrglry; htm wlin
contempt of court In trying to get wit
nesses away, the accused lawyer Is en
tirely exonerated and the complainant
required to pay ;osts. E. 11. .McClnna
han, complainant; Paul Neumann for
r :Emlly Kapuaala Kuhla Is divorced
'from William Kuhla on tho ground .if
Ellen K. Pua Is divorced from W'l-
Ham K. Pua on account of his extreme
cruelty, am she Is given custody of
W. C. T. U Convention,
Washington, Dec, 3. Tho ."ifflon.il
Convention of tho Woman's Christian
Temperance Union began hero today.
President Mrs. Lillian N. Stevens de
livered her annual addiess. Nearly
500 delegates wero assembled, repre
senting every State and Territory In
tho Union, among them delegates from
flvo colored Btnte unions; three super
intendents, twelvo ovangcllsts and
eight lecturers. Tho delegation Is lar
ger than In ten years preceding. A ca
blegram was sent I.ndy Henry Somer
set, President of tho World's W. C. T.
II., expressing tho loo and loyalty ot
her American constituency.
Tho young women called the "YV
aro In larger number at this condi
tion. The Zcalaudla Is rapidly dlsrhnrgliii
her cargo and will leavo for tho Coist
on the lltli. She brought n quantity
of mall which will be transferred to
the transport Meado.
The Kiccutho Committee of
the Itcpubllran party at Its
meeting this morning decided
la decline the Invitation of tho
Independent party and to ap
point a committee of thirty
citizens to prepare a charter
for Honolulu on behalf of the
The following resolution was
also passed and ordered pub
lished In English nnd Hawa
iian: Resohed, That this Commit
tee records Its appreciation of
the uniform courtesy, the
sound Judgment, tho unceasing
energy nnd the cm slant
watchfulness with which the
Chairman of this Committee
discharged his duties In the
last campaign; nnd
Rcsotvcd, That this Com
mittee further expresses its
sense of obligation to the par
ty workers, who at headquar
ters and In the field, helped to
start, with, measurnblc suc
cess, thcjlcpubllcau party of
the Territory of Hawaii.
Signed. E. R. HENDRY,
Charles Purdy in
a Serious Accident
Charles Purdy. well known in Hono
lulu nnd particularly along tho wharves
where he Is employed by the Wll.l-r
Steamship Co., met with a very disas
trous accident while riding along on
King street early yesterday morning.
on his way from his homo in WnlklM
to his post of duty.
Day had not dawned sufficiently for
Mr. Purdy to ride without a light and
so, on leaving home, ho had fastenoj
his lamp a short distance from the
Wnlklkl turn, the front wheel of Mr.
Purdy'8 bicycle struck n stone In tho
road, causing 'it to swerve off. Tho
lamp, belug Jolted loose, swung around
Into the spokes of-tho front wheel.
brought tho bicycle to a dead stop anl
the rider was thrown over the handlo
bars upon the hard street.
Peopln who nhppcned to bo near by
at the time picked tip the dazed man
and carried him Into tho house or Dr.
II, Hownrd. Upon examination. It
was found that twojrlbs had been brok
en, the chin badly skinned and the
chest brulBed. Dr. Howard attended to
Mr. Purdy's Injuries nnd then had him
taken to his bqmc.
Democratic Army Bill.
Washington, Dec. 1. A caucus of
Dcmociats of the Houso has been called
for next Monday afternoon. Tho pro
posed bill for the reorganization of the
army will bo tho subject for considera
tion. It Is understood that many Dem
ocrats favor the Idea of offering n sub
stitute for the army reorganization bill
a measure extending for two or threo
years the present temporary army ar
rangement. 8ugar Rising.
New York, Dec. 3. Sugar firm:
fa.r refining, 3 15-lCc; centrifugal, DO
test, I 7-lCc; molaBBCB sugar, 3 U-lCc.
Refined stoady; crushed, G.OOc;
powdered, S 70c; granulated, C.COc,
A complete new stock of shoes ha'
been received at L. B. Kerr & Coa
thee store, corner Fort and Hotel
ttretts nnd will bo sold nt tho merest
shaving ot profits.
Special attention Is called to the dis
play of toys and Xmas goods nt L. B.
Kerr & Co.'s, A full line Is in stock
nnd of the very finest ,
We have Enough Tits In stock to
suply all the
Ladies of Honolulu.
These SLIPPERS are In Vlcl
Kid and Patent Leather, and of
the LATEST EASTERN FASH
IONS. They are, without the
least bit of cxagcratlon, the most
Stylish Line of SLIPPERS evtr
placed on Sale In Honolulu.
They are on exhibition In out
I arte window.
I'rlccH Range Prom
8I.BO to $7.50.
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