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Voii. X. No. 17-14;
HONOLULU. TKkKITOHY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY .JANUARY 22 1001.
Pitiui: 5 Oi:nib.
TO J REVISED
Governor Dole Appoints
Commission for That
RECEPTION TO COL. JONES
BY THE HIL0 COMPANY
He Pays Them a High Uompliment for
Efficiency Promotions iu Com
panies A and G First
A revision of tho N. 0. It. law will
piobably bo one of the measures to
como Ijeforo tile Legislature. Anjprdor
of the '-cotnmanderMnclilcf has been
promulgated by Ailjutant General J. II.
Soper, appointing Major 12. 0. White
of the general .staff, Major J. M. Go
nial n anil Captain W. 0. Ashley a com
mission to revise the Military Act gov
erning tho National Guard of Hawaii
nml report to the commander-ln-chlcf
at tho earliest date practicable.
Outers havo been promulgated by
Lieut. Co.JJL McCarthy making the
following promotions In tho First Reg
iment: Co. A Cftrporal E. Delnert
to bo sergeant; Co. G Corporals A. M.
Kaklna and S. Kamaloplll to be ser
geants; Privates D. K. Kane, J. II. Mn
hoo and J. K. Kaukua to bo corporals.
Colonel J. W: Jones, commanding the
First neglmont, was at Itllo last week
attending tho Fourth Circuit Court.
Co. D, recently organized there, ten
dered the colonel n reception at tho ar
lrory on Thursday evening. It was In
tho form of a complimentary smoker.
Music and merry-making abounded.
The Hlto hand and a glee club were In
In n short address to the company,
Colonel Jones said he had witnessed Its
frilling with a great deal of pleasure.
H assured officers and men that they
drilled exceedingly well, indeed bet
ter than might have been expected for
the tlmo tho company har been In ex
istence. Co. D Is about CO strong and
Its commissioned offlcers nre Captain
Tetter and Lieutenants Beers and Lud
loff. KILOIIANA ART LBAGUE.
The Literary Clrclo of the KUohana
Art Le.iguo will hold Us third enter
tainment on Saturday afternoon, Jan
uar 2Cth. In the League rooms.
Tho entertainment unquestionably
will be of rare excellence, as Mrs. W.
F. Frcar will speak on "Sidney Lanier."
There Is up ono In Honolulu; In fuct,
In tho Tcrrltury, more capable to han
dlo the subject than Mrs. Frear. She Is
a poet f soulful thought and grace
ful expression and in beauty of Ima
ge iy Is tho peer of Ina Coolbrlth.
"Sidney Lanier," In Mrs. Frcar's deft
handling, will bo poesy that will par
take of elegance In Its spirit and Hues.
Tho entertainment Is nt 3 o'clock and
tho announcement assures n largo and
Snllor (Sermon In Court.
As Officer Needham of tho police
force who was assaulted on the night
' or the 20th Inst., was able to bo at the
police station today after a couple of
da s In the hospital, the caso of John
Benson, the sailor charged with as
saulting him with a bottle, was called
before Judge Wilcox. Tho charge was
rend and tho defendant told that Jio
could lako his chplce of having a hear
ing In the Police Court or of watting
YOU WILL BB
To know that lots 100x175
in this Best of Suburbs
will be sold at from
Do not buy ANYWHERE until you
have looked this ground o er very
carefully and got prices on the
lots you want.
examination and taking his caso before
ttib Circuit Court.
Benson hesitated quite n while and
then decided to take the chance of be
ing acquitted after examination In the
Police Court'. Deputy Sheriff Chilling
woTth stated that he bad made an at
tempt to get an attorney for tho de
fendant but had not succeeded. He had
also spoken to the captain of the S. G.
Wilder about the matter, this being the
vessel In which the defendant was cm
plojed. Uenson stated that thero were sev
eral witnesses he would like to get and.
on this showlng.the case was continued
until tomorrow forenoon. As the S. 0.
Wilder Is supposed to sail for San
Frnnclsco sometime tomorrow, Ilcnson
will have a hard tltrfo gctlng away. Of
course, if enough evidence Is adduced
to show that a Jury might com let the
defendant on tho charge, he will not be
able to go at all.
Brltlnli disunity Lint.
London. Jan. 10. The Hrltlsh casual
ties In the fighting on January 5th,
between Colonel Habblngton's forces
and Boers under General Delarey and
General Stecnkamp. nt Naatiwpoort,
when the burghers were forced to re
tire were 12 men killed and 33 wound
ed. ESTATE Hlli
CASH FOR WIDEMANN
Hawaiian Youth Who Disappeared
Guardian for Ho Sun-New Move
in Macfarlane vs. Catton-
Judge'Kalua on Bench,,
Judgo Humphreys has Blgnel a de
cree ordering a distribution of tho
residuary cft.no ut tho late JuUc II.
A. Wldcmann, and whet. i it Is done
tho discharge of thj trustees llcr.ry
II. Mac'arlani'. Vridk. W. Macfarlane
and John M. Dov-b t The real estate
has been apportions! according to tho
111. without the uaoutitty f u"lllng
any of it. There is , Mi? balance on
hand of $12,653.."3 wM'i is to bo di
vided In equal portions of S1I10.40
nmongst nlno holrs nt law and residu
ary legatees, besides certain securities
amounting to about $2000 to be en
dorsed over to them. Hegardlng tho
eldest son, Otto, whom the decreo ad
judges dead, at the age of ten jenrs ho
was sent to Germany to bo educated
but about tho year 1871 all truco of
bjm was lost. Tho living heirs arc
nmlllo Macfarlane, Martha Berger,
Hermann A. Wldcmann, Anna Wlde
mann, Alwlne Conradt, Carl Wide-
mann, Hmmn Macfarlane, Wlthclmlna
Dow sett and Gertrude 12. Lanz.
Ho Sun. tho retiring gnaidlan of Kan
Yco, minor, petitions for tho appoint
ment of P. Dauson Kellett Jr. In his
stead. The minor's estate of $1912 Is In
the possession of tho clerk of tho Flist
Robert Cntton, by his attornejs.
Holmes & Stanley nnd Kinney. Bal
lon & McClannhan, Is executing n
flank movement In defense to the suit
of Geo. W. Macfarlane. Ho moves that
William Llshman, tho signer and nm-
nnt of thu bill of complaint as agent of
tho plaintiff, be required to produco
before tho court his authority as such
agent to Institute tho proceedings.
Return of summons has been made
by Deputy Sheriff Pnhla In the eject
ment suit of Kwong Mow against Kill-
ona, for 8 15 acres of land nt Punaluu,
Oahu. claiming $1500 damages. F. M
Brooks Is attorney for plaintiff.
Defendants In tho Malolio bill for
partition file an answer consenting to
the prayer of plaintiff. They nro ten
nnts In common with plaintiff as holrs
at law of their dead father,
Judgo Knlua of tho Second Circuit
camo to tho bench In tho Judiciary
building this morning to hear Haw a
llan Commercial &. Sugar Co., argu
ment on demurrer, hut tho parties wcro
not ready and the hearing went over
RUBBER PLANTS COMING.
Wray Taylor reports that the De
partment of Agriculture, and Forestry
has sent to Cejlon for 500 rubber
plantB for distribution on theso Isl
ands. A largo box of rubber seeds was
received from New York somo months
ago and, out of the whole lot. only four
or Ave havo como to anything.
Of late, there have been a great many
Inquiries for seeds or plants by people
Interested In the rubber Industry and
it was on account of these Inquiries
that tho order was sent to Ceylon, Tho
plants sent for are known as the Cas
tllloa elastlca, tho ccffimicrelal value of
which Is known tho world ocr.
The ship Iroquois was supposed to sill
today, but It Is barely nnslble that she
may not get away before Wednesday.
Thn lntpst sivln nf straw lints will he
exhibited in our store. Iwakaml, Holell
S TIE IS
in Stomach of Dead Man
From the Sailors'
DR. PRATT'S STATEMEMT
TO THE DEPUTY SHERIFF
Proceedings of Coroner's Inquest To
dayFellow Passenger Gives Testimony-What
It was thought that tho session of
the Coroner's Jury In the caie of ,tho
death of the man nt the Sailors' Home
Sunday night or early Monday morn
ing would. finish Its dellberntlonsat JUv
session la A night. When .Uin? (furors
assembled a,t the police Btatlon.C(Sio
ncr ChllllngworJh made the statement
that DrJ Pfa'tt had performed a post
mortcavlxamlnntlon on the body of the
deceased but.that he had .not been
nble to nrrhe at any conclusion as to
the cause of death. The session was
then adjourned and the next -meeting
was called for 12 noon today.
At today's session, the first witness
put on the stand wnB Captain Bray, the
manager of tho Sailors' Home. He
stated that he did nol know much about
the man.- He nrrhed at the Sailors'
Homo between 1 nnd 3 o'clock Sunday
ancrnoon and mado arrangements for
a bed. He paid for two da) a' In ad
vance. The witness stnted further that
he did not make any particular In
quiries about tho man's nnme. Ho
thought that It was Samuel. However,
ho could not be sure about this. One
of the sailors who slept In the same
room to which the dead man had been
assigned, stnted last night that, whrn
he went to bed nt about 11:30 o'clock
on Sunday night, he saw the roan on
the cot near the open window. He
heard someone groan during the night
but did not think tho circumstance
of enough Importance to bother about.
When ho awoko In tho morning, ho saw
that the man on the cot near the win
dow was blng In the very same posi
tion ns on the night before when he
pnlsod by on his way to his own cot.
He thought this was rather peculla.
The omy other Tltnoss examined wn
H L. Stroud who was n fellow passen
ger from Vancouver with th cdeccased
They were both together In tho second
cabin. He met tho man when nliput a
da) out, bound for Honolulu On the
trip, ho learned thnt ho was from Se
attle and that he had, of lat. been
fishing at arIous placet ilonp 'ho
Sound. He was troubled with hemt
disenso and during tho past two or
three months, this jnulady had brer
growing on him. It was his Intention
to come to Honolulu and then to pro
cced to Hllo In tho Klnau today to ir.ee.
his brother who wns n compositor on
ono of tho papers nt that place.
Tho wltmsa wint on to say that tli--mnn
suffucd a gieat deal on tho trip
down and that nt ono time, ho v.'.n
forced to call to his assistance ono of
tho passengers nenr him In older to be
able to get to tho port hole for air. It
seemed as If ho would suffo j'c. Af
ter this spell, ho was very weal, and r
nialncd so throughout the trip. He
saw the man Just ns ho was about to
get Into a buck to go from tho a earner
to his lodgings, Ho looked very weak
nt that time. From tho way t-o man
talked, ho bellovcd him to bo a jur
man. n Swede or a Norwegian l!a did
not Inqulro as to tho man's nariu
When this witness had nnlsl.rd lus
testimony, Deputy Sheriff Chilling-
w oi th announced thit he would !mo to
nsk the Jurois to como buck again
on Thursday us tho contents of .ho
dead man's stomaih weio now being
anal) zed by Chemist Shoiey who had
stated that he could not have a lepott
ready until that time.
The deputy, sheriff stated further that
Dr, Pratt of tho Board of Health had
discovered u degeneration of tho heart
hut not serious enough to causo doth.
He was of the opinion that thero was
poison of somo kind In the stomach.
Theio wns certainly something wrong.
Chemist Shorcy jivould not sta'a thrt
there was poison In tho stomaiii but
he did say that thero was some kind
of an Irritant present.
It had been thought from nil known
of tho man that ho had died from the
cffeits of suffocation, but theso state
ments go to show that there Ib flimo
ground for the supposition that tl i
man died from tho effects of some poi
son. Now thnt the matter has gone
that tar, tho case will ha most thor
oughly Investlgatid by tho police and
ll" olUccrs of tho Board of Health ' on
ccrned In tho matter, it may bo that
(he deceased suffered such Intense pair,
from the affection of the heart be com
pallnedl about, that he decided to stand
It no longer and took poison.
EGRY'S SECOND RECITAL
Paul Egry, the distinguished Hun
garian violinist, will give his second
violin recital at the Hawalanl Opera
House Thursday night. January 21, Mr.
Bgry will open his recital with the G.
Minor concerto by Bruch. This con
certo, which Is pla)ed by every first
class artist In America or Riiropc. w III
bo familiar to many. The last prove-
mont of the concerto shows the finished!
technique of the violinist while In the
p-cond movement tho adagio, tho In
terpretation is Just ns difficult, To un
derstanding)- Judpe Fgry's marvelous
technique now nor. he should be
heard In the "Othello" fnntaslc by
Hi list which he si)8 Is the most dim
cult piece In his repertoire. He has
been practicing steadily on this piece
now for the last four months. There
will be also on the program the second
trio by Goddard. an Adagio for two
cellos and it string qunrtet number. Mr.
Egry s.i)B thl.i will be the best program
ever gheh in Honolulu.
IT IMPS (HUE
MRS. SCOTT LOSES THE
CASE IN 1IIREE COURTS
Supreme Court Rules that Credibility
of Witncssis and Weight of Evi
dences are Matters for Trial
Chief Justice Frear and Justice Per
ry rcndei the opinion of the Supreme
Court, wiltten by the latter. In the
caso of Mettle L. Scott s. J. K. Nil
hale. Plaintiff claimed $160 damages
for trespass alleged to hac been com
mitted by rattle on lnnds of tho plain
tiff nt Holualon. North Koua, Hawaii.
The detcrdant denied In the District
Court, as veil as In the Circuit Cour,
that the cattle trespassing belonged to
him. Plaintiff appealed to the Supreme
Court, which finds that the questions of
the credibility of the witnesses nnd
weight of their cldcnce were for the
trial court to pass upon 'No further
trial on tho facts can he had." the
Supreme Court decides, therefore dis
misses tho appeal. Holmes & Stanley
for plalntllT, Achl & Johnson for de
fendant. KIhhccI nml Aliitlc Up.
Mrs. H. K. Hithbtirn appeared In the
Pollco Court this forenoon on the
ihnigo of deserting her husband, II, K.
Rnthburn Tho defendant explained
that on Sunday lust, her husband went
nway from tho house nnd left her alone
Slio was sick nnd to derided tho would
go to tho home of her patents Until
burn stated that his wife was In tho
habit of folug nway fro mills house
without uotlf)lng htm and the only'
n-UMiii lie liiiti uruiiKUL cur iuiii imi-
Pollcc Court was to havo 'ho Judgo tell
her not to do It again.
Judgo Wilcox had no difficulty In
getting tho pair to say that they would
go back to their house and lle hap
pily, llowoe', ho told them that they
should each grant a little to tho other.
If the wlfo wanted to go on a visit to
her relatlCB for n short space of tlmo,
she should be nltowcd to do so. On tho
other hand, If the husband w Ished to ho
nbsent from the liouso for a short time,
he should ho nbio to do so without
there being an) thing said about It.
Wlleler-'H Khtn Chandlery.
Tho ship, chandlery department of
tho Wlldci Steamship Company on
Queen stiect Is being rapidly put In
shape. Goods in large quantities have
arrived by Btenmers nnd sailing ves
sels, and in a short tlmo tho various
steam and sailing craft entering tills
part can obtain anything from a sail
nccdlo to an anchor. Tho management
of this important branch of tho oxtcn
slxo oporntlons of tho Wilder Steam
ship Company has been placed in the
hands of Captain C. J. Campbell who
Is well known among sea-faring men.
M. J. Woman who was formerly purser
of tho wtecked steamer Kllanca Hon,
has been given a position In tho house.
KIMBALL COMING IN.
Tho steamer John 8. Kimball of tho
Brltlsh-Amerlrnn lino was off Diamond
Head at 2 o'clock this afternoon, nnd
within the hour will havo reached her
berth in tho harbor.
THR WATERMAN IDRAL FOUN
TAIN PRNV All Blzes, all shapes. H
Tho color work that tho HONOLULU
PHOTO SUPPLY CO. Is offering this
)e.ir Is the prettiest thing of Its kind
that wo havo ever seen. It will well
pay jou to drop In nt their art rooms
and g!o them n call,
R. W. Shingle of Opinion
BETTER FEELING PREVAILS
, ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE
Ea's Big Crops Tell Old and New
Crop Returns Will Come Together
-The Labor Situation
Seeing many transactions In Kua ag-
grcgillng kOu m MO shares. In toda)'s
Stock Bxehange list, a Bulletin rcpor-
ter nsketl Iloht. W. Shingle of II. Wa
terhotiKO & Co If the) signified any Im
portant iixncnicnt. Ills answer was In
the negative. The silcs had been made
by himself, nnd about 2u00 shares of
Hwa had changed hands, within the
past two or three da) nt from -7"j
to 2S There was nn eWdont rol'al
of acthlty on the Stork Hxchaiige.
"I'wn )lelded n beautiful crop of
28,000 tons of sugnr last year," Mr.
Shlnglu continued, "nnd Is now taking
off a crop that will run between 30.
000 nnd 32,000 tons. These facts nre
sulllclcnt to account fur the demand
In thnt stock."
Mr Shingle was asked If last crop
returns were all In, and If money was
"A largo part of the sugar went
round the Horn.V was the reply, "nnd
It will bo several months jet before
all of the returns will be received. This
of course nffects tho supply of money,
)ct there Is nn Improved feeling In the
stock mnrkct. Walalua started grind
ing jesterday, and many other plan
tations have also begun on this year's
"Most of the plantations report the
labor conditions improving. You will
hnc noticed that tho Porto Itlcans nnd
Southern negroes have all been sent to
the other Islands. A good deal of
floitlng labor has been found nnll
ablc on this Island. When the break
In contracts camo there wns a Hock
ing of Japanese to Honolulu. Many
of them hne begun to llnd that they
must cither work or starxe. In conse
quence quite a number have even nskrd
of their own nccord for work on the
"I think tho stock market Is going
to pick up the way ordci-t are coming
In. There is no lock of confidence,
merely n lack of money With the bal
ance of returns from last crop nnd re
turns f i oin tho new crop coming to
gether, tho market will undoubtedly bo
The bark Ceylon which arrUed here
on January ITth with n largo of lum
ber finm Port Gamble, consigned to
Mien & lloblnsou, lias been purchased
fiom thu above firm who nro tho own
th. by II Hnckfeld & Co. Sho will bo
placed) at onco In the La) sail Island
run, bringing guano to tho Island plan
tations and elsewhere.
It Is the Intention of tho Hnckfclds
to keep her in tho Laysnn Island run
nil summer, when she will be placed
In tho lumber and coal conveying
trade. Tho now owners of tho Ce)lon
havo concluded to retnln tho services
of Captnln 11. Wilier tho present sail
According to tlu rcportB of tho Com
merclnl News of San Francisco, tho
C'c)lcn wns built ut lioston. Mass, In
185G, her homo port being Port Town
A WIRELESS SEQUEL
Thero Is a funny sequel to an even
ing paper's expcrlenco with tho wire
less telegraph messages between La-
hnlna nnd Honolulu after Manager
Cross had Installed tho I.alialim sta
tion. Mr. Cross had Intended to send
messages through to Honolulu nnd to
that end has left word for Mr. Hobbs
to ho nt tho Walalae station cin Friday.
Before Hxport Gray left ho told Hobbs
not to go to thn station, Consequent
ly no messages were" put through until
Sunday when Cross had returned nnd
went to tho Walalea station himself.
Mr. NellBen wns nt tho Lnnal station
nnd Mr. Andrews nt Iaihalna.
Tho evening paper representative
wlio had gono to Lnhalna for tho ox
press purpose of sending n mossago
through to Honolulu, remained on Maul
taking the local boat homo Instead of
tho Hllo steamer, Consequently ho
wns on Mnul when messages camo
through "signed Cross."
Notwithstanding tho special chnrac-
1KFE1J) JP (Ell
ter of the ropreepnUtr'-Vuullon ho
eUlftnll) old not hue suinrlent gunip
'tlonionttemp4 to test the Iniegrlt) of
he messages 'signed Cross," t,y send
ing a return message to Honolulu.
Transport Hhore Leave.
Considerable feeling has been arous
ed oi er the fuct that the soldiers ou
board the transport Warren hae been
denied shore leae, In consequence 'of
which, many hate lolated the rules,
nnd laid themsrlies Unfile to court
martial. This condition Is the result of nn order
from the War Department In Wash
ington which 'pi'rlncally states, that
"nil transports plying to and from
Manila by the way of pan Francisco,
that no permits tm shore lenr shall
be Issued 4 to soldiers ;n transit,'
The measure was oritfnnlT) passed to
ao!d quarantlno delo)s In Son Fran
cisco, but the lack of tufflclcnt piards
has enabled the soldiers on board the
Wan en to run the gauntlet and take
In the numerous sights of Honolulu.
Tho arrhnl of a transport In the har
bor of Honolulu Is alwa)s welcomed
by many, ns it means the distribution
of more or less money, nnd the presence
of Uncle Sam's nephews generally
makes maters quite lively.
WILDER STEAMERS NOW
ALL HAVE FULL 0U1FIT
Requirements of American Law tause
Addition -One Passenger Makes
Steamer a Passenger
Tho steamer Albion of the Kimball
lino of steamers which arrived hero
)estcrday, brought as part of her car
go additional life saving equipments
for the steamers owned and operated
by tho Wilder Steamship Conip.ui).
Tho consignment, which consisted of
six life saving rnfts and three "Lyle"
patent lino carrying biouzo guns, com
pletes the equipment of the various
steamers operated by the company be
tween this port mid tho Island group.
When these appliances nre placed In
position on their steamers, the com
pany will huvo uimpjled with every
regulation required by tho department
of navigation of the United States
Heretofore tho company has had tho
appliances required by Inw.butn recent
decision Is to the effect that all steam
ers carr) Ing parseugcrs must bo pro
Wdcd with proper life sa'lng appli
ances. As Is well known, several of tho
steamers belonging to tho company are
not tegular passenger carriers, but nro
devoted piluclpally to tho freight busi
ness format least ten months during
each )ear, but even In these cases
where ono jasscngcr Is carried, tho
steamers must bu supplied with life
snvlng devices, as prescribed by law.
In the past where a largo number of
passengers were cnrrled on a trip, the
deficiency of life saving appliances
was dinwn upon fiom somo of tho oth
er steamers to comply with the re
quirements. Tho law miking it im
pctatlvo that all steamers carrying
passengers must he so supplied, ne
cessitated tho purihnso of aililltlon.il
appliances whtci have arrived as stat
ed and which will bo Installed at once.
With tho Increaso in travel to the
Islands, tho Wilder .Steamship Com
pany with tho facilities nt hand nro
endeavoring to nssuro tho safety of
those, whom business or pleasure
causes them to travel In the boats own
ed by tho company.
For Comfort 1
How many men are troubled
with perspiring fret, caused
by the shoes being tight or
by too much walking.
Wr. Have the Shoe which
is made to prevent prespera
tion, it Is called the
The shoes nre neat, stylish
anJ attractive, made In tan.
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