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Vol. IX. No. 1712'
HONOLULU, TKKRITOKY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 14, 1900.
Piuok 5 Okktb.
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J3j V JJN IN iJr
Against Robert Catton
and George W.
WHO UNTIL 1899 WERE
Macfarlane Also Bring3 Action Against
Catton for an Accounting Mat
ter One of Long
Two rather Interesting cases, each
having n bearing on the other, lmv:
,jiist been filed In the Circuit Court.
Theynre suits for an accounting.' In
one, John Fowler & Co., Ltd., of Leeds
, and London, nre the plRlntlffs and
Robert Catton and Qeorgc V. Mac
farlane, the defendants, while In tho
second case. George, W. Macfarlnuo Is
the plaintiff nnd ltobert Cation the de
fendant. The complaint In .the first case con
tains among other statements the fol
lowing: That defendants were on the flrn
dny of January, 1893, authorized by
the company to negotiate sales of ma
chine! y, steam plows, etc.. for them.
This agency lasted until about Pobru
nry 2S, 1S39.
That the 'defendants, In pursuauco of
t the agency, effected many sales of ma
chinery and other goods, wares and
merchandise, for nnd In behalf of tho
company they represented.
That the defendant Catton for and In
behalf of the company, collected nn
received large sums of money, aggre
gating many thousands of dollars In
payment for goods and merchandise, a
considerable portion of which aggie
gating upwnia of $13,0U0 ho wrong
fully withholds from the company.
That thq exact amount wrongfully1
withheld cslnnot.bo stated as the mini
her and nature of all sales and tne
amount of the proceeds therefrom, U
not known by the company but lie
within the knowledge of the defendant.
That the. defendant, Catton, wronc
fully refuses to nccount to tho company
for a large portion of tho proceeds of
such sales so collected by him In be
half of the company nnd wrongfully
withholds and refuses to pay the Bame
ocr to the company as In equity and
good conscience he Is required to flo.
That the account Is long and compll-
cntcd and coders many transactions
extending over n considerable period
of time and that these are confidential
between the defendant and tho com
pany. That the account referred to Is still
open, unpaid and unsettled ami the
nature, of the account Is suclf that It
m cannot bo conveniently nnd properly
"adjusted nnd settled In nn nctlon at
law and can only bo properly be taken
In a Court of Equity.
In tho second case, George Macfar
lane complains that prior to 1893 he
was agent for John Kowler & Co., und
that for a long time previous to tint
time, the agency had been carried on
by Robert Catton and W. L, Green. In
the year mentioned, Green died nnd the
plaintiff took, his placo so that a Joint
agency existed between Robert Catton
nnd himself. It was arranged that this
agency shoulif bear tho nnmo of Hon
ert Catton and that tho proceeds from
commissions on sales made should be
divided, tho plaintiff to receive two
fifths nnd the defendant to receive,
Tho complaint further states that
If you wi3h your
at a fair market price,
list II with us, We
can sell it for you if it
is saleable and rea
'McClcjiflii, llund & Co,
Trl, Main 01).' Ju4d liuMIng,
during the year named, an accounting
was made on the basis agreed but sfflce
that time the defendant has refuted to
make an accounting. The commissions
and earnings, of tho agency are placed
by the plaintiff at $21,000' and Tl Is
claimed that no part of, this has been
Hatch & Sllllman and Robertson &
Wilder are representing the plaintiff.
MONBY FOR RAPID TRANSIT.
Now that monted men of Honolulu
have Been a start made on the work of
Installing the rapid transit system In
Honolulu, some of them have come
forward with an offer to take up a
considerable amount of the bonds, This
was known before tho departure-of-Mr.
Thurston for tho Coast'. It was found
that the sum, although large, would not
bo adequate to the present needs of
tho company, nnd Thurston therefor.)
decided to hunt elsewhere. The expen
ses of construction are very great and
ready money Is greatly needed.
America Gecnt Gift to India.
New York, Dec. 5. It Is estimated
that more than $1,000,000 has been sent
to India from the United States for
the help of the famine and plague suf
ferers. The New York committee,
which disbanded today, raised $272,SSS.
Fill 10 1. iV
YOUNG PEOPLE OF HIS
CliUHCH GIYE SOCIAL
Parting Tributes to the Retiring Pastor
from Other Local Preachers
Leaves His Charge in Good
The Young reo'ple's Society of tho
ChrlMlnn church ncquittcd Itself with
great credit last night In the, social
with which It treated thocongregaton
nnd guests for the purpose of taking
pleaennt farewell of tho retiring pas
tor, Hev. J. C. liny, who lcares In tho
Zcalnmlln today after a most arduous
and faithful Incumbency' dating t rpm .
the first of the year.
There was n novel cliarm In tho dec
orations of the church, which for n cen
ter plcco bad a banana plant with n.1
amphitheater of chairs about It for the
chief guests. Hev. A. tt. Cory, who
takes the pastorate temporarily, pra
slded, allowing a goodly season for
sociable greetings before starting the
Mr, Wallace gavo n solo on the banjo
ns an overture, proving himself an
adept upon that Instrument. W. C.
Wccdon being asked offered an Invoca
tion. Very feeling addresses were deliver
ed, by Major Wood of the Salvation
Army, Rev. O. .. Pearson of the Meth
odist church, Kov. Silas J'crry of Kn
mehameha schools chapel and Prof.
I lowland of Oahu collego and president
of tho Y. P. S. C. U who closed with
tho presentation of a souvenir from tho
society to Mr. Hay, Other presents
were quietly given the guest of honor
In the course of the evening. All of
the addresses, together with a closing
prajer by Ilov. W. K. Azblll, took n
tone of high nppreclntlon of the strong
devotion of Mr. Hay to his high call
ing during his stay In Honolulu. As
was expressed", tho church had been
strengthened and tho town made better
by his piesence. A letter of regret from
Hev. W. M. Klncalil of Central Union
church breathed like sentiments.
Mr. Hay responded to tho warm ex
picsslons of Christian fellowship nnd
goodwill In n speech of rcmarkntdo
aptness and fraternnl cordiality, evinc
ing us well most earnest personal Inter
est In tho welfare of tho flock he was
leaving. If It wcro not that n way ha 1
been divinely opened for his dcpartu.o
he Bald ho would mot hnvo-.dared tn
'leave. Hut ho know that ho was giving
I (ho pastorate Into good lunula until tho
i nrrlvnl of tho now pastor, Hev. Mr,
' Moore, from St. I.oufs tho mlddlo of
Major Wood and Prof, 1 lowland In
their icmnrks recalled tho beginning
of their acquaintance with Mr. Hay
ns having been when they enmo to
Honolulu with him In tho steamer M.t
lliona last January. Hymns vvero sung
nt Intervals In tho exerclc, After
thesn had closed a riir quality of lem
onade with enko was served iimhTst re
newed general sociability. Miss Wheel
er at this ulugo f u wired the giilhcrlra;
with a finely delivered recitation, nil I
wllli it few donlng words from Mr.
Cory, who linked nil In reserve Hie r
final gondii? for I ho il(K nf tho
Nlivnmr, llio people dUp'raed. Mr. liny
Kiva it word iiinl h Iwiiilaliiiki) In every,
body at llio imlir door.
A utility I'lwo t liniwwnrn or
wma ikIiiIoIIiih Jitiuiiie witln vvoiill
lllui an Mwdltdii CIiiMdhm irwit,
Or Ml by wkiiii!, IIU tit.
TIIU WATJIIIMAN JlilfAl I'MIN'
TAIN I'lMi. All dm, ll i4pmi, M
Independent Leaders Have Selected
Eighteen of the Thirty Men for
Corrimisslon ?What Business
.Men Have to Say for and Against
, the Municipal Program Talk
AboufTaxe'S',' OpportuneTime for
Law to be Passed and Possible
The Independents are Just now In deliberation over names of men
to be put on the committee of thirty who are to frame n charter for
presentation to (ne Legislature In February. So far. eighteen men
have been decided on by the Executlce Committee nnd twelve more
names will bo voted on at tho meeting of that body to he held to
night. Following Is the IIbI of eighteen already chosen, together
with their occupations:
Hon. A. S. Humphreys, Judge.
C. C. IliT.iiig. Attorney.
II, 8. Townscnd. School tencher.
Allan Herbert. Capitalist.
JoTin Cast1..-, Licrtrlclan.
E. C. now. Painter.
James C. C.iluii Hack Driver.
J. Edward1). Ccntractor.
John II. WHti-p. Contractor. .
As iidk been smCbd above, other names will bo suggested nt tho
meeting that U to be held this evening.. Among the names to be
brougM fo.wurd at that time will bo the following: John Hna. presi
dent of ihe IiK.-. -Island Steam Navigation Co.; Prince David KWn
nannkoa. cif.Uallst; John D. Holt, merchant; J. M. Poepoc. nttu.ncy;
K. C. Macfarlane, merchant: Alex. Young, capitalist; Samuol M. Da
mon, banker and capitalist: Abraham Fernandez, manager for the
Hawaiian Hardware Co. and John H. Wise, clerk.
As will be seen from the nbuvo.Hsts, all thrco parties are repre
sented on tho proposed committer Of course, the proposition has
not yet b"cn made to the various men named but the Independents
feel that thcro will not bo ninny refusals to serve. As soon as tho
list Kits been completed, this work will bo attended to.
Undoubtedly thcro Is no question nnd tho sooner tho bettor. Ta5.es would
that Is bulng to lively discussed In be raised, of course, but l know i
Honolulu ji it. iresent time ns that would bo perfectly willing to pay nn
of municipal gov. tiimcnt. It Is some- Incroiibe, for 1 know I would thcil Iiilv i
thing that llnns a placo in tho minds some representation. As It Is now, wo
of all thinking people, for with Us , nro paying our taxes nnd getting ,io
adoption i-cstu tho future of tho city. , representation whatever.
In tho homo, on tuu streets nnd In tho Franklin E Nlcnms of Wall. N'hhols
public places this question Is being Co. I believe tho proposition of n mil
discussed nnd good arguments nro be- nlclpnl form of government Is a little
Inj: presented on both sides. premature. What is nil tho liuiry
There is no cIbbs of citizens moro , "bout, anyway. I am nsalnst nn thing
deeply concerned In tnls mutter than that means an Increase in taxation,
thoso who come under tho general and I believe that such will be tho re
head of "business men," for they aro suit If wo havo municipal govern
tho ones In whoso hands may bo found nient now. Why would it not bo tho
tho greater pnrt of tho money. It la best plnn to wait n year or so?
with an Idea of gaining tho opinions I Hon. J. I.. Kaulukou I havo the
oi theso men that tho Bulletin hns same cry ngalnst municipal govorn
stnrted out on a tour of Interviewing, I ment that all tho other peoplo who do
mi- from tlmo to time thcro will bo ' not favor It aro making. I know It
published In this paper opinions glean-1 win mean an Increnso In taxation, and
o hero nnd there In that portion of j that I think Is a condition wo do not
tho city where, from 7 until D, nil Is
hustle and hurry, llclow will bo found 'hero will bo no Increnso In taxation, In a dying condition on tho C. 1-. Cai
thu opinions of a few of tho men who 1 1 would bo hearii.y in favor of the ier )rcmlBcs ut Wnlklkl, Wednesday
havo been Interviewed. As will bo P-nn. but .1 have i heard no wronMo afternoon
seen, tho number for nnd tho numbar that effect. Ihoso who favor n mu- "' , ., ., .,
ngalnst stnnds about equal. nlclpallty say thero will bo an Increaao "s Deputy Sheriff Chllllngworth, the
Judgo Wlltox i think It Is evident I ,n tnxntl"'i but that great good will ' coroner. Is too busy attending to other
on tho very fueo of thu thing that wo
aro not yet ready for municipal gov
ernment. Wo cannot pay ono set Jf
officers us It Is now. tlovr can wo ex
pect to pay a second set? It Is my
opinion that wo should not go too fast
about this matter. It Is a very serious
ono and needs a great deal of thought
by a great many men.
Oscar White, of E. O. Hall & Son.
Municipal government Is a thing that
must come sooner or. Inter. I do not
bollovo wo enn very well get along
without It. Whether wo Bhould mako
plans to get It right nwny Is a ques
tion, but I think wo nro as rendy for It
ns wo over will no, Tho principal
thing Is to get a good set of citizens on
tho committed to whom Is to bo en
trusted tho work of preparing n char
ter to bo presented tn tho lcsl3lnturo
In Fobrunry. I haven't given tho mat
ter very much study, but It seems to
mo that wo nro behind tho chartered
e ties of our f-lzo on tho mainland.
J. M. Vivas, leading Portugueso nt
tornoy There Is no doubt whntovcr In
my mind thnt wo should buvo somo
tort of municipal government. I deem
mix absolutely necoBsnry to tho well
being of thu community. All this tall,
nbout an Increase In tnxntion Is per
feet rot You may, say for mo that If
nil tho moiiojcd men owners of largo
tracts of ronl cstato wero to pay tax
In tho same propoitfon ns tho poor
peoplo thero would ho no need for .in
Increnso In taxation In) tho event of
the establishment (,f n municipal form
of government. Thero would bo plenty
of money In tho treasury tn pay tho
salaries of tho other officers that would
nf neresHlty hnvo to bo employed. Tho
moneyed class I refer to nro not pay
ing tho taxes they should, and I
W V. Dlniond- I am not in favor of
municipal government. It cpiii to mo
mat wo nro getting nlong very well
now Why lint let well unoiigh nlono'1
Thcro uro two rensons for my oIiJt
Hon In iiiuiildpnl government. Tho
llrfet Is that w' will ho moro heavily
luxeil, nnd believe wo already hnvo
our sluiro in pay now, My sikoiuI
reason In t hut tho okliibllslimeiit of
lilUlili'lpnl gineiiiinem hero will mini'
ly iihuii iiimiptlou. It will ho ii direct
ii iiipiiiiinii inriiwii in ion wiir in pi"iM upeiiu inn ninuoy this win no none
pin nf llio cnmmunlly mid there will by t lit. piofoiuiloiinl pollllrliins. Hie
lm "bnodlliiK" Minnie Hint will on , men who me looking nut fur Hie nig
Imlr minors. Hon I'mnilwn. befuin , fnl Jobs. These iiihii me not lhn nin
Hie new ibHller mine Into fone ulld who puy the lutes thnt nru roqtilrud
l(ie IwtfUdslNro khIiiwI eoiilrnl, was fur the emryliiK on of I lie iiivriiiiisnC
it In hi I its etwrMpI h piMHn ua one imii AtmlH. we iiiIhM Iri I lie form of itnr
ll low Bin I 11144 lb iirutuuJtlilii I rml In vimue In Milne nf ln ellles
erf mmmMtwI minmM U m l(lll Imi.lii ItMHbuel Then tit best mi .if
(Hfi we MMHtM wwi H yr or
i m wtU'ti
iU'H wveuttHMMtiii. mere
urn Ut tw trf w
flyMMWti4 IMtw MitI HMh
Jns. K. Kaulla. Attorney,
ltobert N. Iloyd, Surveyor.
Solomon Meheula. Printer.
S. K. Pua, Farmer.
George Knl.i, Printer.
J. K. Xakookoo, Attorney.
W. H. Knlllmnl, HaclTllrlvcr.
I.. M. KcaTu'u. Farmer.
J. K. Kaunamnno, Attorney.
want, u u can uo snown to mo tnnt
result to tho community nt largo.
fall to seo tho point.
(!. S. Dnflkv Tirnmntor ! nm mir
that n municipal form of government , 0"B " lat Dr. Walters was sent
Is tho thing for us. but whether or not ! for. He could do nothing and death
tho tlmo Is propitious I nm not pio-1 resulted nt 1 o'clock on the samo day,
SoaV&ow&u?Axrr rry r''," of T,rph,no
should bo used to extend, widen nnd ' Poisoning, but whether by accident o.
repair our roads and to mako other lm-1 design, Is not known,
provements that overyono can boo nro I
necessary, Tho whole of tho burden' A surprlso party was given to Mr.
should not fall cm us of tho present an(I Mr8- slIva llist CVenlnBnt tho homo
generation. Posterity should rnmo In ... , ,, , r. i.
for a share of tho paying, for tho fu- ot Mr- aa,i Mr8' A- '' ral,ca' Koru"v
turo will see tho results of what Is Fort and School streets by their nu
dono today. 1 do not think that wo morons friends. A general good tlmo
should Jump Into tho thing Just now. wn8 ail uy tllosc wll() participated In
for the property owners do not seem ,,, ,.. ,, .,,i Mr- oiu... iM on
to control tho city's nfTnlrs. and I do ' tlla nffalr' Mr' aml Mrs' Sllvn lenyo on
not think that they will bo ablo to tho Zealundln this afternoon. Mr. Sllva
control them on nccount of tho success Is going to Southern California to so
of tho Independents nt tho leccnt elec-, clir0 lllUor for several plantations.
Hon Political pintles should not bo i .
cnllrd upon to finino n chuitcr for this
city If ono Is prepared. That woik
Bhould bo left tn n committee of rop-j
utnblo, non-paitlBnu citizens who havo
tho welfare of tho community nt henit.
Colonel J. F. Sopor of tho Hawaiian
Mows Co. I do not think wo nro ready
for munlclnal eovernnipnt hero. A
commission of nnn-purtlsun rltlzens
should bo appointed, melr work to bo
tho framing of n c baiter. Instend f f
liroanntlnir thlu , Imrtof to ll.lc l..leln.
turo for consideration, thoy should
bo.il It over until tho next one, so tint
tho peoplo most Interested In It may
havo a ehanro to look It over nnd seo
whnt chnngos they wnnt to make. I
do not believe In rushing tho thing
through. What do wo know of a mu
nicipal for mot government? Why,
Just look at tho failures In thn States.
!.mk nt Memphis, Tennessee. Thnt
city struggled along with municipal
government for Bovernl years and wis
then forced tn ask the legislature to
bring to nil end lis existence as n mil '
nlelpitlllr Tho form of government
III tho IllKtrlrt of Coliitnblii Is otin well
worth considering for Ibis clly. The
present form of government In thu
IIMi olio tiled by tho people of that
pliuo, and it Is working like a charm.
Tim trouble Is lint hero . we Imvn
municipal government the iiponlo win
, puy lhn taxes will not be tint linen ini
i ne im men tu cHrJeke the or
, im, tm mmnt ut nneiim
llinawr. tw by wv irf whIm( ttt
fur t6y trite tti(r mUm
ENTERED IN FAVOR OF
RISD0N IRON WORKS CO.
Miner Divorce Case Appealed to Cir
cuit Court Proceeds Newton Sale
Go Into Court The Federal
Judgment has been entered In the
First Circuit Court for plaintiff In the
nssumpslt suit of Hlsdon Iron Works
vs. Maunnlcl Sugar Co., for $ 15,335.73
damages, $920.14 Interest, J390.30 at
torney's commissions, etc., and 117.5'J
costs of court nn aggregate of JIG.C'JD.-
Exception has been filed In the Miner
divorce etiso by Cecil Drown and Ma
goon', & Thompson, on behalf of Dr.
Miner, to Toe decision of Judgo Humph
reys overruling motion for new trial.
This' sends tho caso to the Supremo
Upon the motion of Henry Holmci,
with Albert F. Judd npd A. S. Han-
Mvell, nil attorneys In the case, consent
ing, Judge Humphreys hns ordered thai
It. I). Mead, commissioner to partition
the Newton cstntc, do 'forthwith ,'ay
Into .court "instead of Kftiio parties In
the suit nil proceeds of the partition
Thff .United "States DjsUict Couit
stands adjourned until Motufuy nuxt.
Governor Dole. Has
' Been Searched For
On the 1-tH days of this month a sub
poena was Issued for tho appearance of
Governor Dole In tho Circuit Court In
the case of Carrie Kaot vs. 'Ernest Knm,
libel for divorce. As It happened, tho
Governor left for Kauai on a visit nn
tho iiftcrnoon of the preceding day and
Deputy Sheriff CmTllngworth wns com
pelled to wind In the following return:
Duo nnd diligent search hns "jecu
made for the within named Santord U.
Dole, but he ennuot bo found. T nn
reliably Informed that bo Is now on the
Islrn I of Kniml.
This Biibpoenn Is returned unservid
this I2th day of December. A. I)., 1900.
Mounted Men Inr Houth Africa.
London, Dec. (i.- According to the
Dally Express no moro Infantry drafts
will bo sent to South Afrlrn. The only
troops to go to tho front hereafter will
bo mounted men.
Cone OI Clara Hclincldcr.
The coroner's Jury In tho enso of
Miss Clara Schneider, who wns found
work. It will bo lemembercd that the
deceased was found on n bed In '.he
Hawaiian postofilco records aro
l smashed today. From tho opening of
tll0 rCcclvIiiK nnd etnmp "Windows In
., nllirI.ln .....n ,i. i1()..r . ii.iil..
. l" nlurilini, Illllll IIIO IIOUT 1110 I1IIIIL-
ll11 B0I' to l,rc8s ln"B processions cf
people, thu fair hex In moro numerous
pioportlon, hnvo been "moving on tho
works." Package, newspapers and le'
teis have kept tho clerks busy -weighing
tho missives nnd shoving out stamp.
Whole nrmlo.iilM of Christmas pack
ages could bo seen at any minute
thrown upon the glass counter nccoiu -
pnnltd with n sigh of relief from the.
bearers. Tho clerks Instead of being
IMIIor Evening Ilulletln - llellovlug Hint the flnverninent us innk.
lug a iiilsluke Hint will be very costly tn thn niiiiiiiuiilly In Hie future. --
Ii) liiklng over Hie sower iilidnr rinidllloiis nvowi'dly violating Hie
I'MUm lerniK of Hie nililiuil. und believing Hint lhn Huperllilriiilc-iit
nf Public Works U inlsliifiiriiiiHl uliiilvo in niiiilllloii on Hie Main.
hind, I w iinlil link him In Inform inn kihkiiiI public HirniiKb lhn col-
iiihii nf Hie llullHIn h 111 elites having In iIhnw of newilge under
4- wmilltliiiiH sluillur m I hone wlil.li winfronl nureily, mnl wliiwn 10 jur
nut nf liil.He is periHllled
4 ItcllNble liifuritmtltm i tbi piimi wmibl m rt4HiriHH In Hi
publU HM I WUttlrf vlrffH.-e lk iei. fill lb lH ttbUih. Ib IWVef IIIUHHt
wM Im ibta Wiiihtf TA.NI'AYIIII.
4 Hottwlulu. lm. It IWio
1 4. t't 4
Irrltnted over tho pressure of work
appear even more than ordinarily
cheerful, ns If they had caught the con
tnglon of good feeling emanating from
Honolulu people toward friends far
awny and seeking nn outlet through
Uncle Sam's unexcelled postal service.
At 2 o'clock It was estimated that
more than one hundred packs will bo
filled, for the Zealandla's mall closing
an hour later, with newspapers Hint
packages. Nothing like this postal ex
port of Christmas tokens has until now
BIMUTII-UL HOLIDAY GOODS.
For the last six months Mrs. II. 11
Williams has been steadily working
getting r6ndy a stock of holiday goods
which Is one of tho finest and mo. t
beautiful ever seen here In Honolulu.
Thero nro dozens of pillows, every one
of them n beauty, and n true work of
nrt. The burnt leather work Is f.or.10
ot the prettiest and most nrtlstlc ev:
shown; being made up In pillows, leitli
cr cases and other useful things. Tho
burnt wood maintains the same stan
dard ot art and beauty, glove boxos.
Jewel cases, table stands, etc., being thj
articles decorated. Most beautiful of
all, however, Is the fancy work, em
broidered linens nnd so forth. The
combinations of delicate oolors ire
most exquisite and the designs niDst
nttracllve. The whole stock makes one
of tho most attractive lots of holiday
goods to ho seen In tho city, nnd Mrs,'
Williams' sale, which bcglrs Monday
next will uo doubt be largely attend "1
nnd will certainly relievo tho early
cnmeis of imHi of the perplexity tlmy
havo experienced In selecting suitable
TO AMERICAN SHIPMASTER
WHO DIED 98 YEARS AGO
The Slab Has Fallen Down-.Sug-
gestion for Its Preservation
Its Old St 1)
Old residents arc nwnro of n monu
ment that has stood on the Mobsman
premises, King street near Indepen
dence Park, throughout living memory.
Lately tho house of the lato Charles T.
(lullck In town has occn removed 11
Within a few dns past II. (1. Allen,
real estate agent, found tho monument
lying prostrate. Ho Is strongly of
opinion that It should bo removed to
n cemetery und thcro preserved. Per
haps tiie Hawaiian Historical Socletv
may Beo fit Jo attend to that mattter.
The monument Is nn ordinary marble
headstone slab from four to five feet
high, nnd bears the following Inscrip
tion. Its lettering Is In old stylo with
tho long h;
"In memory of Charles Derby, Esq.,
lato Commander of the Ship Carolina ot
llostou, N, America he died on thin
Island Sept. 25th 1802 AEtat 32 his
friends In testimony of his virtue nnd
their Esteem havo erected this monu
ment." This memorial being only two years
short of a century In nge should he
awarded considerable historical value.
ON VlilZV. DELIVnRY.
As speedily ns possible, tho para
phcrnnlki of the addition to the Poit
Olllto Is now being Installed and Poui
mnster Oat Is confident thnt tho work
In thnt placo will l.o In full blast before
tho advent of tho now year.
The most noticeable pieces ot furni
ture In tho lower pnrt of the nddltlaa
nro distributing desks for tho null
carriers. Postmaster Oat had tho fol
lowing to say mi nils' matter today:
''I do not think wo will bo nblc to
liistltulo our freo delivery system on
tho first day of the now year hut It
will noftto lortg nftcrwiirds. Of coma",
everything Is dependent on tho street
numbering now going on,
"It Is my plnn to stnrt nut with thir
teen or fnurteon carriers. We hnvo
nindo provision for eighteen In all."
' The horso transport Axtec will get
away Saturday. Tho horse nnd mules
will lm put nboard In tho morning.
The Reported Discovery
NOT UNUSUAL PHENOMENON
IN THESE ISLANDS
Mr. Pratt's Second Light Visit, of
of Mr. Desky to Coast He Re
ceives a Handsome Token
The report of the discovery of what
might prove an oil Tiow on Pacific
Heights, given In yesterday's IluITetlii,
made an Interesting topic of conversa
tion everywhere. SVeral gentlenvin
lost no tlflie In going tothe spot to
see the phenomenon for themselves.
Among the number were F. S. Dodge,
surveyor. W. Melncrn. merchant, and
F. L. Hongs, manager of tile Star.
Mr. Mclncrny makes light of the
discovery not In a lamp but figura
tively. It Is not muddy water he ad
mits, but ho says a similar exudation
from the soil may be found nil over tho
Mr. Pratt, the rlghthand man of
liriicc Wnrlng & Co. next to Mr. Deskv,
Is rnlm nnd collected over the manifes
tation, hut there may be descried avv.iy
back In his keen optic ncrvo n vision or
petroleum oil wpll derricks1, n douhlo
trnck on tho Pacific Heights trolluv
lino to accominodato tank cars and,
with subsidiary trifles. Immense steam
ers ut the wharves loading Hawaiian nil
for tho world markets. Tho ooze looks
to him very much like crude petro
leum. There hns. been a slight dimin
ution In tho flow within the past day
C. S. Desky's announced departure
for San Francisco put In many mints
und some mouths the Idea that ho wns
going nfter oil experts. Ho told a re
porter that he vvas'taklng n five-gillon
tin of tho stult nlong, but n peculiar
glimmer In his eye compelled thoncvvs
Inquisitor to warn him that whatever
ho said might bo used In evidence.
Then ho stnted that he was going to llio
Const to visit his family. Mrs. Desky
Is unhappily not so well ns niThTTt bo
A few days ago the office associates
and employes of Ilruce Waring & Co
on the Initiative of those connected
with the electric railway, presentoj
Mr. Desky with an elegant gold watch
and chain with diamond charm, tho
tlmepleco suitably Inscribed and con
taining n phoogrnph of Mr. Desky
standing on n car platform with ono
hand oil tho motor lever. Even tho
Chinese nnd Jnpanese workmen cheer
fully and voluntarily contributed to
tho token of esteem,
A New Hlngcr.
A complete new stock of shoes has
been received nt U II. Kerr & Co.'s
shoe store, corner Kort and Hotel
ttroets and wilt bo sold at the merest
ahsvlng of profits.
Special attention Is called to tho dis
play of toys and Xunis goods at h. U.
Kerr & Co.'s. A full lino Is In stock
nnd of the very finest.
We have Enough Ties In stoclt to
suply all )e
Ladies of Honolulu.
These SUPPERS arcln Vlcl
KIJ and Patent Leather, and of
the LATEST EASTERN FASH.
IONS. 'I hev are, without the
lent hit of rx.iKeratlon, tlicmost
Styllili Line of SI.II'I'I-RS ever
placeJ on Sale In Honolulu.
I hey arc on exhibition In out
I'cIcch Itiniic Prom
Sl.flO to OT.HO,
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