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Telephone , 256
Post Office Box 718
SATURDAY MAUCII 2. 1901.
Weeping over the remains of Its lot
prestige the ponderous old Morning Or
gan once known ns the Advertiser,
speaks of "the long service It has ren
dered tire cause of good government
here." Hllnded by Its superabundant
ponderosity the Advertiser seems to
think It can make the people to forget
that "Applause" In Central Union
church. Oood government' Is It. the
rule or the ruin policy of the organ
that Is "good."
What about that wonderfully super
ior newspaper plant of the Advertiser?
The Hiilletln had Its extra containing
full details of tho Rio disaster on the
street nt 10 o'clock. Tho ponderous old
Advertiser enmp bumping nlong forty
five minutes later with a one-sheet
poster called "Extra." The Uullctln sold
800 copies of lis extra, How many pos
ters did the .Vhertlser sell? Further
more, how does tho ponderous organ
account for this, having, ns It says,
such a remarkable popularity nnd won
The terrible fate of the steamship
Rio dc Janeiro nnd Its passengers wns a
shock tothlscommuulty such ns has nev
cr been expcrlemej since steamships
have called at this port. A security
born of remarknble freedom from ocean I
disasters has always been felt by rcsl-
depts bidding final farewells to friends
departing on stenmcrs bound to San
rranclsco. A sincere sympathy goes
thusu families In our midst whose loed
ones have gone down to an ocean grnc.
A n deep sympathy also goes out to
out to the families of noble olllcors who
lost their lives to save others. Theso
officers by their uniform courtesy to
travelers and pleasant associations
through frequent calls at this port worn
regarded ns part of the community, a
very Important and universally respect
The appointment of Ocorgc D. a"r
to the second Judgeship of tliu First
Circuit will meet with general appro
a except nmong bitter enemies he ha
made by reuson of his more recent le
gal mission to Washington. Mr. Gear's
ability us a lawyer and Jurist Is admit
ted by nil falrmluded members of tho
Ilench nnd Dar. Ills appointment to the
llcncli tukes him out of tho 'Held ot
politics nnd the community will gaugis
bis work by the Integrity with which It
may be anticipated Justice will bc dis
pensed without fear or favor. In Its
political aspects, this appointment
shows that the I'lesldent is beginning
to tee through the blindfold which
caused him to make grievous errors lu
bis exccutlw- appointments. The
President, a Republican, could not be
expected to appoint the cuudldntc of .1n
opposition party. With McKlnley nnd
Attorney General Griggs the decision
wns merely between the Bo-cnlled Kum
lly Compact nnd the honest liberal Re
publicans. The Wilcox tight wus a side
Issue and had little Influence for or
Rio de Janeiro
Finds Her Grave
(Continued from page 1.)
was on the brldgu with tho captain,
tho first matu and tho pilot when tho
vessel struck. He was probably tho
last ono who saw tho commander
Coghlail Is but i" years Of ngo and
Is a wiry, athletic giltty joung man
oi less man me medium iieigm. n is
tnu onl son of Captain Joseph Cogh'
Inn of the United Stntea navy, tho
lino of Sublg Hay nnd the humorous
singer whoso rendition of "Hoe der
Kaiser" at u New York banquet cre
ated u newpapr sensation Jubt after
ho returned from Manila in the vic
torious cruiser Raleigh.
When seen Inst night at tho resi
dence of Captain John Ilermlnghnm,
Coghlan was mitTecing from a splitting
headacho aim frum an Injury to his
right leg, both resulting from his vio
lent experience nnd his arduous res
cue work for two hours after tho Rio
"We ai rived off shoro and anchoied
nt 5:11 o'clock Thursday afternoon,"
said Coughlau. "It was somewhere
Just Inside the fairway buoy. In thir
teen fathoms of water. At, 4:10 o'clock
In thn mnrnlnf? Mil fnir d'unminnrfxl
nnd wo could distinctly see tho Point
Ilonltn light on tho north shore nnd!'"" "Pre in mo uio tor an iTunnsro,
tho lights of the Cliff House to tho
southward. It was clear. When wo
were about to start tho mato went for
ward to tho windlass to superintend
tho heaving of tho anchor, and I went
on tho brldgo nlong with Captain Wnrd
nnd I'llot Jordan.
"When tho anchor was up the mate
Joined us on tho brldgo. Wo started
In nt 1:30 o'clock and were proceeding
at half speed that Is, tho engines
wejo making half their normal rovolu-,
tlons and driving us nlong at possibly
Ave or six miles an hour.
"Ab we stood thero together tho
captain said- 'I'm glad wo did not
como In laH night; It was m thick.'
"A fow moments later the fog drift
1.1 In y shut out1'u,o'llghts a
closed In nnd shut out the lEbts nt
tho Cliff House. Then I didn't seo any I
thing isoro until tho Fort Point light
showed closo by. Wo woro rlghti
abreast of Fort Point when wo struck
It must havo been very closo to lj:25
o'clock, nosslblv a fow momenta Inter.
wo nau been steering all right on
tho northeast course when I was look
lni nt the compass. Then thn captain
tol mo to go down Into tho wheoj
house and get ray coffee. While 1 was
off the bridge sho was hauled up to the
northwnrd, but how much I cannot
sny, ns I wa3 not ngnfn at the compnss,
though I returned to the bridge. We
were hendlng nil right Thero was a
very strong current. There must have'
been to set us In like that
"Suddenly wo struck, something
lightly. 'Hello!' exclaimed Jordan, the
pilot, 'we must liovo hit the buoy.'
I said: 'Wp hit something.' Tho Jar
was barely perceptible.
"It was the second blow that did
tho damage. It followed nltnost In'
stantly and shook the vessel from
Btem to stern, ,
"'Stop her!' sung out the captain, i
fts ho threw over tho indicator for the
slgnnl In tho engine roqni. 'To your
stntlons" he commanded, and rang
tho lire alarm for stntlons nt boats
preparatory to abandoning tho Bi,p,
TJie engines had stopped Instantly ' mems, wnicn win receive consincra'
but the momentum carried the shlnltton at, the ..next -'meeting.? 'if1'
along and sho rnked and scrape
nga.nsi someming nn.i oumpeo severnij
...' . , , , , .. . ,
"Tho captain hurried aft to superln-
i,i .vJii,i i .,. , i,v ,i,.ran
of tho lowering of tho starboard boats.,
Tho first mstp also hastened to the
lowering of boats. I did not see what j
uecnmc or ine pilot, as me inrusn oi
waters to the fire room had extin
guished the electric lights,
Every one seemed to be on dock In
In few moments,
The men whoso dutv
It wns to arouse them evidently did
their work thoroughly. There was no
shrieking; there was no tlgn of panic
I bbw no disturbance, Everyone be-
hnved admirably. When wo came to!
lower the boats there was no crush or,
Interference except In one Instance,
when some Chinese had to be kept un
til tho boats got clenr. Then we let
them come on nsaln. The people had
hnd several minutes to get ready. On
my side of tho ship I saw none In un
dress. I noticed mnnv passengers, but
I cannot recnll Just who. though I know
the Wlldmnns were not rtmnng them,
t suppose It wns ten minute's from the
tlmo sh" 'trmk until she sank.
"The boats were lowered away and
tho lashings of the life rafts were cut
loose so thev would float when the
ship went down. The deck wns crowd
ed with people. Then she began to
lltt to stnrboard. Wp had to get tho
passengers In from the main dck be
"nine i.ie upper deck wns tilted po
f"r ' One boat got away. The
otl,cr wn" my ,10Bt' ' ? "" ""
men nnd seiu the carpenter nnd the
watchman down to thp main deck to
nut them aboard. I sent tho steward
below to be sure even-one was roused
from the cabins, and I hurried bar'
to the Wlldmnns' cabin, opening Into
the upper social hnll nnd looked for
them. All the stateroom doors were
onn and no nno was left In that pirt
of the hlp. .lust as I was leaving tho;
cnptnln entered, looking for the Wlld
mnns. Wo did not spenl Ho turned
nnd started forward toward his cabin.
I hurried back to the davits.
She wns further listed to starboard
and was beginning to settlo forward.
My boat was clear and a little dlstanco
from tho ship. In n swirl of floating
wreckage. I Jumped frpm the upper
deck, a distance of fifteen feet, n'nd
struck some wreckage that injured my
"As I bobbed nbove tho surface and
looked up the lowering mass of tho
stern of the vessel seemed to bo sud
denly rising high out of the water
above me. I made for the boat and
drew myself up and across tho gun
wale, and lay there, face downward,
waiting for un expecting the end. As
I clung there, my heavy high top sen
boots thrust out over the edge of the
boat, I heard nn appalling sound, n
mighty, a peculiar mid terrifying roar
of wnters, as the Hlo sank.
"Thero were eight In the boat, the
threo women passengers nnother pns
senger and my crow, consisting of the
carpenter, ono snilor, one (lreman nnd
a firemen's mess boy. I pulled off my
heavy boots, put tho ratpenter In
charge of the boat and got on n detach
ed life raft, from which to help seenro
passengers. The wntcr was full cf
floating people In a thick mass of the
wreckage. I secured one Chinese, one
pnssengcr nnd then swam over and
grabbed n Japanese nnd towed him to
the rnft. Then I went back to the
boat, and cutting the hand lines of the
raft for tow rope, took tho raft In tow. i
Mcanwhilo the boat's crew xvero haul-1
ing In people. Wo took ono man, a i
Japanese doctor. Into our boat from
tho quartermaster's raft, ns ho Bcemcd
to bo fnr gone nnd on the vergo of.
dent... but he recovered later. As -A'e
drifted round I secured two more rafts,
nnd took them In tow nnd got them
bunched. Ily that time wo hnd eight
,, ,nn.. In llm Imnt nlnn nn nn
mfti Mx on nnotllor nll(1 two on ,lu.
,,.,rii TllPI1 ..... ...,,. for . ch.cf .,.
glneer nud picked him up floating cu
njilt of wreekago a long way fiom the
ship. Afterward 1 took tho two from
tho third raft Into the bent nnd act
t.io raft adrift as It was nn Incum
brance. As it was we were drifting
out to sea, unable to row, ngalnst the
"Tlu fog was still thick when two
naphtha Inunchra owned hv fishermen
overhauled ub two miles from the
wreck. Ono wo sent to tho rnft. Tho
other took our boat In tow and brought
us In to tho bargo office at Melggs
wharf, where I telephoned to ,tho
first report of tho wreck."
0f tl10 twenty-two passengers who
eighteen were drowned or missing nt
Following Is a list, of those departing
and reported dead or missing: Mrs. 9
W. Wakefield, Miss N. Wakefield, V.
A. Woodworth and wife. W. A. Hen
shall, Miss It, Jehu, O, Kawah.ira and
wife, Yeong Chung, A. Orossonl. A. W.
n!M- !In"7 Quyanr Takatnjnnil wife
Snkural, Oda, J. 8. Johnson, Chas. r.
Those from here who woro saved
are II. H. Long, Mrs. Francis Illploy
Win. Caspar, V. 11. Mcessenblntt.
Tho City of Purls Just received on the
Mntlposa a big lino of elegant new
t tho Hawaiian Hotel.
:eecci ffiD'C3- .n.n
MAulL : neadacnee
li WAFERS 3; dressing.
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EVENINO BULLETIN. HONOLULU
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There was a minority present it the
meeting of the Republican Charter
Committee nt their headquarters last
evening In the Elite building, Inconse
quence of which, thefo was simply an
lnforma) talk and tho meeting nBoJurn
ed until next rlday evcnlng.at. samp
place and hour.
There were present the following
members of the committee: A. V. Gear,
v. u. smun. j, ii. i-isner, j.,11. iioyu,
E. Johnson. E. C. Uowe. L. L. McCand-
loss and 'others.
complete set of revised proofs of
ftho City charter was presented hv the
charter committee wljh all Uiyanuud-
Several hundred copies of tho pamph-
,tU wl bc ,,,,,, nn( Wltl, rpa(,
for distribution to the members of the
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commission nnd others Interested In
'hp matter. V
The charter as presented, contains
C7D sections, and represents a large
amount of careful compilation, com
parlson and research and, In drafting
the charter as a whole, the committee
has made It a point, to follow aoag the
lines 10 mane me conuuionsappuca-
ble to the present Territorial laws.
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TO CUHn a UOLO IN ONE DAY.
fake Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablet.4
All druggists refund tho money It It
fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature
Is on each box. 25 cents.
Silva & Vif aS
and Financial Agents.
500 Lots in the Kaplolani, Kaiu
lani, Magoon, Kalmukl, Mc
Cully, Kapahulu, Kapiolanl
Hark Addition and Puunul
Lands in This City, Suburbs, and
i,i.i ',.. n -i j ., n
ISItlllU, ill .,.,1111 illlU I1UW.11I,
INVESTORS AND HOME 8EEK
ers will do well to see us be
fore buying elsewhere.
Post Office Lane,
Honolnln, T. H.
SPECIALLY FOR CATTLE. NEAR TOWN.
SILVA & VIVAS,
1775'tf POST OrriCE LANE
. . . THE . ,
at Waikiki Beach. (
Raft For Diving
In good canoes with
A CUISINE WELL'
AN IDEAL RESTING
Jf Vi Jf i Jf i t
Just . i
Smow Flake Salmon
' " -Succotash' '
Van Camp's Pork and Beans
Etc.. Etc. ., .
H. T., SATURDA.Y, MAHCU 2. WOJ,
PACIFIC HARDWARE CO.,
f - f - f - f - f - f - f - f4 - - - -
Sterling Blue Flame Oil Stoves
Having closed out our old stock of the old
patterns, we are now offering the latest
Improved Patterns. Call and ex
amine them. . ' .
Royal and Pat. Gen. Steel Ware
In Household and Kitchen Utensils
these are NEW GOODS and the QUAL
ITY and PRICE will please you,
Refrigerators and Ice Chests
NhW INVOICES TO HAND.
A Urge stock
and a large
HOLD UTblSILS now being opened up.
Retlie1 Street Ifniisehnfil DeiMrtme.it.
ICS ! m ! TBBTB F"I
WE HAVE ON EXHIBITION AT OUR
Merchant St., bet. Port and Alukcn.
We Invite you to inspect our Up-to-date Vehicles and get our
price if you contemplate buying.
This Is No Lead Pipe Cinch.
I am not out to rob the public
but simply to earn a living In
a legitimate way. My motto
Is "Honest Work at Hon
I Have Moved
my plumbing business to the
CORNER OP BERET ANIA AMD
EMMA STS. Telephone, White
3571, where I have In stock the
following goods :
enameled Iron and steel clad,
with nlckle p'ated trimmings;
als) wood, zinc lined.
Water Closets, Wash Out,
and Syphon, jet style.
Sinks of Pressed Steel, both
galvanized and enameled.
Lavatories enameled Iron,
and mirble with nlckle plated
Wash Trays, enameled Iron
with wood cove.
Slop Sinks, enameled Iron.
Hot Water Bol lers and Stands
Water Pipe, Faucets and Trim
m'ngs, Galvanized Iron, Gut
ters, Cornices, Stone Pipe, Tin
Jobbing Promptly attended to.
Work and Materials Guaran
teed. Your Trade Is Solicited.
JaS. Notf, Jr., Sanitary Plumber.
R. W. ATKINSON
Purnlnhed or UnfurnlHhcd.
ROOM,! i, MAGOON BLD.,
' All. kinds of Carriage Trimming
done bjieaper than at nny other
VINFARD ST. NEAR RIVER ST.
- - - - t - - f:f -;
arrive on the "W. G.
assortment of useful HOUSE
18 THE BEST
It Contain only 8 37-100
pep cent Alcohol.
Per Barrel, 6 dozen qilarts
Per Case, 4 dozen quarts
KISO AND IIETHEL STREETS.
JUST THINK !
Beats any proposition ever offered to
the public before In Honolulu. You
can buy an artistic mqdem six room
house, first-class plumbing with en
ameled fixtures for J3000.00, right In
the heart of the city. Electric and
horse cars within one block.
$40.00 per month.
If this does'nt beat paying rent, what
See plans and learn particulars from
Chas. E. Moore & Co.,
Room. 8, Magoon Block',
1 746-1 m Merchant and Alakea Sts.
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd.
Large tract of land situated In Nuuanu
Valley, Honolulu, containing 20 acres,
more or less,' and known as the Nuuanu
Pall Sa'oon premises, with buildings and
oiner improvements. .
.Grounds cultivated with fruit trees, etc
Apply to A. G, CORREA,
1702-tf ' 15 Kaahumanu St.
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The Kapiolani Tract ex
tends from King street tothe .
Beach. A rosd 60 feet wide
will be opened on the easr.
side of the property adjoin
ing the Kamehameha Girls'
School; said road will ex
tend to the sea.
Cross-roads will beopened -
between blocks. Every lot
will have a frontage on a
road. The elevation varies
from forty feet high to ten
feet high above sea level.
' No swamps -.around the
premises. No freshet wilP '
enter the property. v AvJ
There is an offer to buy a
part of the property by a
great manufacturing com
pany. The chances are the
offer may be accepted. There
is every reason to believe
that the prices of lots will in
crease in a short time. The
owner of the property will
give all chances to purchasr
ers to make money on their
The ground is superior to
any tract in the market.
The premises are situated
within one mile and a half of
The Government watei
pipes are laid along the upper
portion of the property.
The prices-are the cheap
est of any tract within two'
miles from the center of the
The termsv which will be
given to purchasers will be
the best ever given by any
real estate dealer or broker
during the last twenty years
For terms ormore particu
S. M. Kanakanui
Surveyor and Manager of
Kapiolanl Tract Co.
W. C. Achi & Co.
Real Esiat Dealers anJ
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