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HONOLULU, TERIUTOKY OP HAWAII, SATUKDAY. TEHltUARY 22. 1902.
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HONOLULU WITHOUT PLAQUE
CASES AT PRESENT TIME
Vice-President Dimond Disclaims
Any Idea of the Merchants' Asso
ciation t6 Create a
Dr. H. C. Sloggctt, president of the
Uoaril of Health, was asked how he
regarded the action of the Honolulu
Merchants' Association In Inaugurat
ing an appeal for Federal asblstance
to place Honolulu In a sanitary tondl.
I am In thorough sympathy with
the merchants In their oKorts to
clean the town. The Board of Health
Is strapped for funds to carry out iho
sanitary measures that are necessary.
If the Federal authorities could bo
Induced to cleanso tho town It wnuld
be n great blessing.
"The Doard of Health, I am nivc, has
made seventy-five cents do the work of
a dollar right along. Wo have got the
slaughter houses on tho move. A bo
ginning has been maed at Knkaako.
Now we aro driving all tho nogpens
out of the town limits. Still you know
we aro up against a fearful condition
of things In Honolulu, with filthy gar
ters so Inviting to epidemics."
"How many cases of plague have
you on your hands now?" tho reporter
There aro nono whatever, lei tho
port of Honolulu Is always exposed to
Infection from being the first calling
port of-Bteamers from the Orient.
There would be little danger of an
epidemic, however. If tho city was kept
In n sanitary condition.
No. I do not consider tho bubonio
plague half as dangerous as, would be
a visitation of typhoid fever, or diph
theria or measles. Only tho very
name of It carries dread from knowl
edge of Its ravages where It has gain
ed headway. Sporadic plague cases aro
not such a serious matter, but there
Is always danger of Its becoming epi
demic when It enters Hn Oriental quar
ter. "It may be very doubtful If Uncle
Sam will do anything for the sanita
tion of Honolulu, as this is not a con
nueied country like Cuba.
"Still, even with our limited means.
I am confident that before the next
session of the Legislature tho Hoard
of Health will have the town cleaner
than It ocr was before.
"I shall regard with favor any meas
ures that the citizens ma take for
helping out the Hoard. U would be a
great thing If Federal assistance were
obtained for filling In tho low places of
the town. Wo have no money for
large works of that kind, which aro ab
solutely necessary for placing the town
In good sanitary condition.
"The merchants are for lis, not
against us, and we welcome their as
sistance." Dr. W. M. Moore, a member of the
Hoard of Health, came Into Dr. Slog
gctfs ofllco the latter part of tho In
terview and fully endorsed the senti
ments of tho president,
W. W. Dimond, vies president of the
Honolulu Merchants' Association, who
presided at the meeting yesterday, tes
tified to the unanimity of sentiment
that led up to the action "taken.
"No, I -do not think that the effect
of the resolution should be the creat
ing of a scare," Mr. Dimond said.
"In fact, such nn eventuality was
discussed and tho general opinion was
that the ,actlon was solely Intended us
a precautionary measurn called for by
the peculiar position of this port Id.
Its exposure to Infection.
You waul a good
After some thinking
wo decided that what
Is needed In Honolulu
Is a strictly up-to-now
and we havo gono
ahead with tho Idoa,
fitting up tho handsomest place
in this city.
Wo present to the pub
lic the facilities, ability
and experience, neces
sary to do the highest
grado of work
Rice & Perkins,
Oregon Block, cor. Hotel and
Union Sts. Entrance on Union,
"It was stated at the meeting that
the Federal authorities wero soma
time ago Intending to expend two hun
dred thousand dollars in improving tho
quarantine facilities of Honolulu, but
were blocked by a claim presented to a
lcsso of Quarantine Island, I think
thcro Is too prevalent a disposition
here to hold up tho United States Gov.
crnment whenever it Is ready to ex
pend money In tho country for na
"It was unanimously considered by
tho meeting that a great deal of mon
ey would bo necessary to put Honolu
lu in a good sanitary condition. It
the Federal Government could be
made to see Its own Interest In guard
ing this outlying position against in
fection, whatever assistance It might
render would bo a relief to the local
ROWELL In Honolulu. February 20,
1002, to tho wife of Joseph W. Itowell,
WARRANT OUT FOR TWO
Robert A. Cunningham and Elmer
Trout are Both Wanted By
Major Davis Police
It Is not often that Camp McKlnlcy
has desertions to report for tho men
out there havo always seemed to bo
very well contented and havo hut very
little to complain nbout. Jlowover, on
the 9th and 10th of this month, two
men deserted and now tho officers nt
the local post are pn the sharp lookout
for them, It Is believed by some of
the men that they have stowed away
on some transport and are now on
their way to the Philippines or to tho
The first man to desert was Itobert
Al Cunningham who left the camp In
kbakl uniform on tho 0th Inst. He Is
about 26 years ;')f age and enlisted at
Galnsvllle, Texas, September 6, 1901,
for a term of three years. He Is fair,
has blue eyes and dark brown hair
and weighs about 115 pounds and is C
feet 6V4 Inches tall. There are two
scars on tho left arm, back.
Elmer Trout Is the second man who
deserted. Ho left the post the next
day. He Is 25 years of age and 5 feet
SVi Inches tall, weighing about 175
pounds. There Is a scar on the left
check, another on the right wrist, an
other In the left palm and still another
on the right knee.
These facts have all been left nt the
police sfutlon In the form of an order
and the men will bo arrested by the
poltco If they can be found anywhere
about tho city, which Is not at all like
ly. Tho two papers aro signed by Ma
Six natives who went out to fish this
morning near the sewer outfall In or
der to get an exceptionally good meal
for their Washington birthday dinner,
are now nt tho police station.
One of tho men emplajed at the
tower pumping plant called at the po
lice station late this forenoon and laid
in a complaint to the effect that some
natives wero throwing In giant powder
near tho sower outfall In order to fa
Sheriff Drown sent Jim Kupiue to
the place and after a llttlo watching,
Iho policeman caught tho natives
throwing In some giant powder and
Immediately arrested them. They gave
the orflccr a llttlo trouble but a half
a dozen ordinary men, more, or less,
did not make any great difference to
the powerful oinccr.
There is a very heavy penalty at
tached to the misdemeanor of fishing
with giant powder and If the men are
found Eulltv they will eo over to lall
'for a term. ,
Following Is the program of sports
for today npd tomorrow;
Feb. 22 Yachting, Hawaii Yacht
Club's cruise to Pearl Harbor.
Golf, Honolulu Golf Club's stroke
competition at Moanalua.
Daseball, St, Louis College against
High School, Maklkl at 2:30 p, m.
Football, H. M. S. Phaeton against
Honolulu, Maklkl, at 4:15 p. m.
Feb. 23 First race of third clas
yachts for lloth trophy, Pearl Harbor.
Captain Janes, who since his arri
val here somo months ago has'become
a popular figure on tho waterfront,
celebrates his sjxty-tblrd birthday to
day. The captain is as hale, hearty and
lively as over -and this morning was
recalling the times when he first visit
ed this port as the mate of a Tahiti
bound schooner, thirty-three years ago.
Among the people ho became friends
with then are Captain Cluney, John E.
Bush, "Dill" Williams and several others.
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1 FEB IT
While Employed Supply
ing Water to H. B.
M. S. Phaeton.
FOREMAST WAS PTLLED
FORWARD IN BAD SHAPE
Subsequently Sawed Of on Account
of Its Condition Captain
Brokaw's Advice Was
Tho tug Fearless met with nn acci
dent last evening between 5 and l
o'clock while employed In supplying
water to tho British cruiser I'hncton,
which Is now lying In tho stream.
Captain Urokaw of tho Fearless luil
requested the Englishman to remove
tho long boom to which the boats am
attached and to swing In his dav.t.
as It was a very difficult ma' tor to ma
neuver tho tug close up .o tho war
ship on account of the turrets. In
addition to this, the boom and davits
made tho task almost impossible
The man-of-war would not remove
tho obstacles, and Captain IlroUaw
skilfully took bis boat up until It was
within a few Inches of the davits. All
went well until the Fearless backed
up. Just then, a swell heeled tho
boat over nnd ono of the davits caught
In tho forestay. Tho foremast pulled
by the stny was bent far forwards but
even then the stout stick would not
break. As It was put In such shape,
however, that it was rendered useless,
It was subsequently sawed off.
Captain Itrokaw will now havo tho
mainmast taken out In order to havo
ns few obstacles on his boat as pos
sible. A new foremast will bo put In
as It is necessary to havo ono mast
as a derrick mast.
Tho steamer J, A, Cummins Is at
present on the marine railway where
she war ordered by the board of sur
veyors whb Inspected her after her re
cent accident. A force of men are at
work on her today and a first class Job
Is being done to the stnunch little boat
Tho rock which the Cummins struck
hit her on tho starboard bow on and n
llttlo above tho gnrboard stroke. A
couple of new planks are being put In
right above that portion and u new
piece of timber Is also being put In on
the top of the garboard atrnko Itself.
Two new' floor timbers have been put
m uciwecn tuc oiu uoor ttmuers in or
der to stiffen tho repaired place thor
oughly. As tho planking on both sides
of the vessel was loosened at several
places by the sudden shock, a number
of these planks are now being fasten
ed with copper bolts.
BACK IN OLDQUARTUR6.
The pollco officers nro now back In
their old quarters on the second floor
of the police station which have been
fixed up anew and are now In tho very
finest shape. There aro new lockers
and everything has been painted until
tho officers are really afraid to walk
about for fear ot doing some damage.
There Is carpet on the floor and alto
gether tho rooms look like new ones.
While, all this has been going on, tho
officers have been occupjlng the hall
ways of the Jail downstnlrs and tho
various watches have all beeu sent out
"I wonder who this man Is who
wants to know whethor or not life Is
"Oh, probably somo fellow who has
more money than ho knows whut to
do with." Life.
DI8CU88ED HJLLY IN TIIH
FIRST TOOK TWO SHOTS
DIRECTLY TO HIS WIFE
Next Turned Revolver On Himself
And Later On Completed
Job In His
Another sulcldo has been added to
the pollco records of this city. This
tlmo it was a white well-borer, Wil
liam Meyer by name, vho was mar
ried to a native woman The two
havo been having a great of trouble
of M. a (ml Meyer had bout drinking
heavily and often, upon rctuu.iug
home, ho would beat his wife minier
clfully, Ilecently he was fined $2." and
"Ceis cu the charge of assault and
buttery ru the woman.
uu Thursday night last, there was
another quarrel and at that tlmo Mey
er threatened to shoot his wife, who,
thinking that he would int carry out
bis threat, did not pay much atten
tion to what had been said.
Yesterday afternoon lit about V
o'clock, Mrs. Meyers called at tnn po
lice Btatlon and stated that'h-r hus
band had lust taken a couple of shots
nt her with a revolver. Sho wished to
havo him arrested Immediately,
she was In fear of her lire, i
Sho explained thnt her husband had
icturned home nt about 3:30 o'clock
anil had met her In Anln lane, near
their residence. She was in company
with another woman. Advancing to
wards her. Meyer drew n revolver, i
pointed It 'at her and said ho was go-
111,, ft, ,ln wlint In, hn,1 lirftntntwwl rn
the night previous. At this he pull ed
the trigger, but Sirs. Meyer, Bering
her danger, made a Jdmp and thrust,
her hu'sband'H arm aside, so that the
bullet went wild. She then dropped
to the giound and clung to his knees, i
ifnon rislni: Ream, bo took another
shot at her. but she again thrust tho
Weapon asldo and wns saved. lluw-
over, the revolver wns so close to her
that It burned a great hole In her ho-
At the second shot she dropped to
the ground, stunned by tho roport no
nenr to her. She lieard Inldstlnctly
uiu Dunlin ui umiiuei nuui uuu iihjiiu i
up saw a great, gaping wound In l.cr
husband neck. He bed evidently
niought that he had killed bis wlfo
nnd intended to take his own llfo. The
aim had been unsteady and she had
not been killed.
Mrs. Meyer thon arose from tho
ground again and called to her hus
band to stop shooting. Ho consented
and asked her to go with him to tho
house. She mndo as If to go nnd ,,,' "M retainer to tell where tr-i mon
when thev lind nlmnHt renelwul tholr.ev hod been Hidden. Sh.- did all nan-
place, she turned nnd ran away. Talj -
Ir.g n hack she went to the pollco sta-
Omccr Itobert Parker Jr. was sent
nut tn tin. nlnre in nrrri Mevnr i.ntldld nil manner of things to get him
upon nrrlwil tliuru ho found thnt the!'" 'Hvulse the secret but he remained
man wns dead. After his wlfo had ,lrm- telling her that such action on .
urn away from hlny.ho bad gone Into "' lmrl w"ultI ll' ,l10 '"-'trayal of a
tho room nm . nuWTnir Mm mvilvnr In.
to his mouth, hnd blown tho top of
his head off. This part of tho affair
Mrs. Mejer did not know, but as soon
as she was told of the happening, nil
the courage which sou had shown for
sook her und sho broke down c ,id
plctely. A coroner's Jury wns summoned and
the remains wero viewed at 'lie hoiuo.
Ihe Inquest wus held In tho vveiilug
at the police station, and the follow
Ing verdict was rendered:
"Thnt W. Meyer tame to his death
in Honolulu on tho 21st day of Febru
ary. 1902, from Injuries to tho brnln,
tho result of a gunshot wound, cause I
by a bullet discharged nut of a revol
ver held In the hand of tno said Wiu.
Meyer, said shooting being Inflicted
with Biilcldal intent,"
The Jury consisted of tho following:
Fred. W. Weed, Chas. It. Carter. II
Carter, I.. C, Winston. W. C. Vlda, J.
8. Walker and Allan Dunn.
Tiio rovoUer with which tho deed
was done was a now .38 caliber of
Ivor Johnson make. Mrs. Meyer stat
ed that she had never seen tho weapon
before. Meyer had evidently bought
it In tho morning of tho day on which
ho hud shot himself. Mrs. Meyer fur
ther stated at the luqifest that she
had not been living with her husband
for about a month on account of his
extreme cruelty to her, and that sho
had been trying to obtain a divorce.
In her opinion, hor 'husband was drunk
when ho did tho shooting. Ho had at
other times threatened to shoot him
self. Deceased was about 43 years of
W. A. Hall testified that three, shots
had heon fired nn tho outside. A. no
card said that Meyer had been to his
house on that day and had asked after
his wife. He wanted to know where.
s.,0 was, A llttlo whllo later ho heard
a shot In tho Meyor houso and going
there, found Moyer dead in his room.
PRINCESS AND COLUMBIA.
The Princess, Prince Cupdi's new
yacht, put It all over tho Columbia
yesterday afternoon op a Bpln In the
harbor. As the Prince gets more used
to his new boat and gets on to tho fine
points in tho handling ot her she Is
showing greater and greater speed. The
will,! n. IlL-ht VMlerrinv nft.r'nnnn
and the sea choppy which was against
S.S. ALAMEDA, FEBRUARY 26
NEXT EXPItESS 8TEAMEII TO
Wells, Fargo & Co. Express
TEL. MAIN 199.
'Masonic Temple, with American Mrs
I nenger Service.
In Cave About Waiohinu
District of Kau
VALUABLE GOLD SLUGS
LEFT BEHIND BY CHIEF
Had Story From Father-Iu-Law Who
Put Value on Treasure
Before It Was
Mr. Bartels of Waiohinu. Kau, Ha
waii, Is searching for hidden treasure
and has been doing so for n number
of years. He Is an old resident of tho
districts and as such, has got wind of
the tucking away in tho recesses of
some dark cave of a couple of thou
sand dollars in gold bars by an old
chief who lived there sumo fifty years
It seems that this chief was at ono
tlmo ery inuc.li put (T It for spam
cbbIi and Jn order to secure the
amount lie levied on the people til
lectly under his Jurisdiction for nn
amount to make up the sum In which
ho was of need. At that time whaler
visited these Islands In great numbers
nntl flit, enltm-u until Tnr tl lint thov ent
In the gold bars or slugs which thn ,
old-timers tell or jet. A lot or mis
had come Into tho possesion or the j
Kau natUcs who seived the chief In j
question and so they paid It over ns
their share of the levy.
lor some reason or otlier. tne cnier
decided to hide his money and ho n ,
the darkness of the night he stole Into
ono of the caves of the Welnlty nnd ,
placed his treasure In a place that lie
knew would be hard to discover. With j
him was nn old nnd faithful retainer
and ho was the only one outside ot
the chief who knew where the money
n..A ..f ,1... frlnml. nf lliA Mitff Wan I
i,n r.tknin.i.w nf Mr. iinrtnla nnd
this was the man the chief called In
to count the money before it was hid'
vii. It was from this man that Mr.
lluitels received his first .nformatlon
about the hidden treasure.
It seems that tho chief died shottly
after havi.ig hidden tho money nnd
that his widow tried to prevail upon
l nor of things to get lilm to divulge, the
""""I but he reimlned firm, t.llliig
H'tr thnt siuli nctUm nn his part wo'il 1
''"' bctraynl of a snereu trust, br
snereu hum. one niiKiii nni mm iu
death but he would never tell. The
woman flnnlly ihrcnUned the old un
live nm' so much did he fear for hla
life that he .-an awiy to -mother ills
trlct nnfl finally died wlln the seeic'.
loeke I In his bosom.
For many years Mr. Ilartels has
been seeking for tho hidden treasure
but ho has not been able to get a sin
gle trace of it. He Is surn (hat it is
1.1. f.l I.. ...... ... l.n nr...n In .1... Im
medlMe'-'viclnlty of tho ptacVwh
the old chief died, but tho very clos-,'"
est scrutiny of every posslblo place ot
hiding Known to tho old kamaalnns ;
has failed to show any trace whatever.
Tho National Guard parades today
in honor nf Wnshlngtnn'R Illrthday,
starting linm tho drill-shed at about
1:30 p. m, Doth bntnlllons, consist
ing nf Companies A, II, C, K. F, G and
II, will participate, a'ti'd the hand will
precede tho march playing martial
Tho line of march will he from tho
drill shed down Miller street to Hero
tanla, to Fort. In King, m Niiuanu, to
Merchant and back to tho palace gate.
Pll'.n ALARM 6YSTEAV
Tho Gamewell pollen alarm system
has been nil but completed tn the city.
Tho wires havo all been put up nnd
the wires than run to thn pollco sta
tion aro now In tholr proper pl.n ?s.
All that remains is tho Imtrllatlou of
the now desk, which shouH arrive In
tho Alameda. As soon as this Is pit I
In place, tho wires will bo "oni.ecled
up and tho system will taen ho In
working order. Two weckf, will prob
ably see tho now systom In woiklng tr
der In tho city. Although most of the
wires for tho flro alarm have been put '
up It Is not proballe that t : system
will bo In working order for bomo ,
tlmo to come.
AT rr.URPIIY HALL.
Tho regular Satuiday ovenlng enter
tatnment of the Murphy Club will bn
held tonight at 8 o'clock. II. S. Swin-
I '" Will rCCltO 11 poem. MCSSrS. TOIU
Taylor and It. D. Held will render two!
romlral sketches, one entitled "Tli
Champion Thread Chewing Mntrh,
nnd the other "Fuu In Johnson's Ho
Messrs. D. Ward, F. II. Wnrd and J,
II Lynch will put on a sketch entitle I, ,
"Troubles In Mr. Johnson's I.av j
Ofllce," nnd tho entertainment will ;
close with a burlesque on hypnotism,
by Prof. Donnelly. There will be song
and Instrumental selections betweni
the three sketches.
III !. II. C. 1,
A social was held In the Y. W. C. A.
rooms last night In commemoration of
tho birthday of Washington. The
rooms wero prettily decorated with
bunting and ribbons In the national
colors. Mrs. Giles Gere, Mrs, W. H.
Mays and Miss Tliora Oss In gowns of
the days of Washington nnd with
powdered hair, rccclled the guest.
The following wns the program, five
minutes conversation being given cac'j
1. Fashions of 1TTC.
2. How l'assed They ye Tims,
Marching Through Georgia.
3. Where Is Valley Forge?
I. Dolly Custis.
5. Mount Vernon.
Miss Felkcr, Music.
C, Dames of 177C.
7. Cherry Trees.
JUDGE HUMPHREYS GIYES
UP HOLIDAY IN YAIN
Witnesses In Senator Kahilina's Case
Not Arrived Heavy Discount
of Fire Claim la
Judge Humphreys has appointed Lau
Ng as administrator of the estate of
-au Sun Meo under 12500 bond. Tho
ni u lamni m n,vu, a nre ciaim
for 12245. " being put down nt J300.
The dliorce case against Senator I.
n. Knhlllna was set for today. Judge
.Humphreyii foregoing the holiday so
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nio Dvgrcncs divorce case wns con-
Hn"" one week.
There will be no polo at Kaplolanl
i,al" ,hl" ""ernoon on aerouu of th
other attractions about the city,
On March IS or 22 two picked Kama
will play a match ut Kaploinnl I'nrk
for the benefit of the McKinley mem
orial fund. The teams which aie as
yet unnamed, will be made up as fol
A. F. .ludd G. I'otler
I.leut. Hancock It. W. Shingle
W. F. Dllllnglnm
C. S. Dole It. W. Atkinson
ACCIDENT TO DUIJUGCIt.
A slight accident put Clarke & Hen
ry's new diedger nt l'earl Harbor out
of (ommlsslnu for a little while yester
day afternoon. The dredger was work
ing when ono of the lines got afoul of
the drum, the result being that one of
tho piston rods wns broken. The dam
age will be repaired Immediately and
".'" "r,.',B"r .Wl" ' bo ' work
"'"" " BOU"'
A large number of Inventions have
been issued by Mrs, William Lowers
Hopper for nn afternoon reception at
her homo, corner Keenumoku and Dn
mlnls streets, from 3 to C February 27,
to meet Mrs. T. II. Hauna nnd Mrs. M,
HIGH SCHOOL HACKS OUT.
It tins Just been learned that thern
will be no baseball game this after
noon between tho High School nnd
St. I.ouls College tenms. All ar
rangements had been made, but nt the
ninth hour the High School team got
a rase of "cold feet" and decided not
wo offer you a pair or Hamilton-Drown Security Laco Shoes.
know thoy will bo most satisfactory and ninko you a permanent cus
tomer of ours.
Manufacturers Shoe Store
105T PORT 8T.
Batches Being Sent
Maui and Hawaii
THERE WILL BE NONE
TO SEND ON NEXT BOAT
Poliw Keeping an Eye On Every
Man, Woman and Child Who
Arrives in City
There has been but Utile complaint
of lato nbout the Porto Itlcajii and the
credit for this must be git en the po
lice department which has been seeing
to It that all ot tho uneniplo)ed people
of this nationality are snipped out of
the city as soon after their arrival here
ns possible. This has been going on
tver since the time a number of weeks
ago when the crowd of Porto Hlcans
railed at the headquarters nf the As
sociated Charities on Alakea street
and asked for something to eat. It
will be remembered that at that time
Sheriff Drown locked up the whole
gang ot men and their cases came up
In tho Police Court the next day ami
the day after.
Tho majority of the Torto Illrani
were discharged but some went oer to
Jail. Somo of the former had places
of business nnd these were not bother
ed. However, those whn had nothing
to do together with others In the lt
who were unemployed were gathered
together by Detective Kaapa and Ma
cauluy, the Porto Ktcan Interpieter,
and sent to Maul nnd Hawaii.
Slnco that time, this recruiting hai
been going on quietly and eery Tues
day, men, women and children have
been sent away to plantations on Ha
waii and Maul. Thus the city bai
been rid of an undesirable clement and
the plantations nt Hawaii and Maul
that have been clamorhig for Porto III
can labor, havo been satisfied.
The last batch of these laborers was
gathered together on Monday last and
sent to tho two Islands mentioned on
tho Klnau of Tuesday. IX appears that
now there are no more unemployed
Porto Hlcans In the city so that when
i.ext Tuesday arrives tliero will bn
none to dispatch to the plantations ot
Hawaii nnd Maul as has been done
during two months last past.
There Is, of course, always a possi
bility ot more Porto lltcnns arriving
from the plantations but It Is learned
that nearly all tho discontented ones
have been weeded out from the ranks
of the laborers on the plantations down
the road and that there will be cry
few more leaving now.
Porto nicans who have come from
the plantations down the road havn
evidently thought that they would be
allowed to remain In the city but In
this they have been mistaken. Every
single one-man, woman or child
who arrives in tho city, Is watched
closely, an dlt no work Is being done
by them, they nro gathered together
and sent away to tho other islands.
It has perhaps been noticed that
since tho police department Inaugu
rated this new means of getting rid
nt the unemployed Porto HkansJn th
city, there has bean a diminution of
petty thieving so that the claim that
these people were the ones doing most
of the Jobs of the kind seems to have
been woll founded.
Kenrly all the vessels In port are
showing a goodly display of colors to
day In honor of Washington's birth
day. The Drltlsh cruiser Phaeton
makes a splendid display and the navy
collier Alexander as well as several
vessels of the merchant fleet are decor
ated from stem to stern.
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ii ally so whllo ut school.
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