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N 'HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. MARCH 18 1902;
PltlOE 5 Oknth.
MY tt HAD
II IIW fflflK
Who Wanted Japanese
Shut Out of Their
AND SO TilEY GATHERED
LAST NIGHT F0R ACTION
But Had The Tables Nicely Turned
On Them By Rev. W. D.
WcaterTelt Who Was
Agitators have made their 'appear
nine In the ranks of the membership of
the Francis Murphy Club, No. 1. An
Httcrapt has been mado to draw tho
race line and this attempt has railed
'Upon due consideration by the mem
bers present.at a meeting last evening,
It was decided that the agitators wero
lu the minority and these Immediately
throwing up the sponge and Incidental
ly their membership, withdrew.
The trouble nil came about by the
Inviting of the Japancso temperance
workers to share the assembly hall of
the club with the regular members and
this Immediately raised n bowl among
borne ot tho men who do not .believe In
tho missionary work which Is being
tarried on among the Asiatics of this
Iast evening there was a scheme to
have the members ot the club assem
ble In the hall and not allow the Ja
nanese to occupy It. Rev. W. I. Wes-
tervelt, who has been Instrumental In
the formation ot the new club, was on
hand, howevfr, to see that the Japan
ese were not molested. In the enjoy
meut ot the hall and what looked like
u concerted attempt to keep the Ja
.pances from meeting, was nipped In
the bud oy the calm action ot the rev
He called the malcontents aside and
asked them to meet In another room
and discuss the matter with him which,
after a parley, they did. In some man
ner not explained., the report gained
cilrrency thnt the Japanese were to bo
niliwed all the privileges or tne emu
Ineommon with the regular members.
This made most of the men angry nno
they straightway determined that they
would not brook any Interference from
the Orientals and would settle matters
Some ot them spoke against the ad
mission of tho Japanese to the ossco-
elation with them, saying that as work-
ingmen they protested against asso
ciating with Orientals. They claimed
that It the Japanese were permitted to
use the club once a month, It would
"'boon become common and a loafing
place for these people.
tfter the agitators had had their say
they were addressed by Rev, W. I).
Wcstervejt who explained to them that
as an Invitation had been Issued to tho
Japanese having temperance work
h'moag the race in their hand, to meet
In toe club hall, It would be highly
improper at the present time to rescind
the Invitation. It could not, In honor,
It was also explained to the members
at the meeting that theMurphy Club
did not own a single stick of furniture
In the building. The whole was held
In trust for temperance work by Mr.
Westervelt. This explanation put an
entirely different face on tho matter
and after the explanation, most ot the
member)! present decided that they
would not object further to the meet
"Ingi ot the Japanese once a month In
the assembly hall.
However, members Beck and Don
nelly were not satisfied with the deci
sion reached and declared themselves
Irrevocably opposed to the reception
of Japanese or other Orientals In the
building, fo they resigned their mem
bershlp then and there.
The temperance work among the Ja
here's Two Ways ol
praying that they will bo done
right, and seeing that thoy are
We prefer the lattor method.
That is tho reason our work has
the distinction It does. It rUes
above the ordinary. Coma and
see our samples,
Rice & Perkins,
Oregon Block, cor. Hotel and
Union 8ts. Entrance on Union,
JjnA. Ju-: JzkVX.-tJLL-,,. -: M-' ,.-. 'ASmiZJUM
mMmnmwmwmmmmiM ; .twmm&mgmjml mi smwamm
pancse Is being carried on by Rev.
Mltamura and his assistant pastor.
Their meeting held last evening was
well attended and gavo promise ot
great good being accomplished In the
One of tho Irishmen naturalized as
such on Bt.. Patrick's Day In tho morn
ing had benefited so much from his
coaching that he perpetrated a thor
oughbred bull at the Moana Hotel Just
before the banquet. An appetizer was
proposed when the new-made Milesian)
whose birthplace Is not far from the
Acropolis of Athens, meekly declared:
"1 be drink ail day this morning."
It was very touching.
1. 1. 8. N. CO.'8 MEETING.
The annual meeting of tho stockhold
era of the Inter-Island Steam Naviga
tion Company was called to order In
the offices on Qifecn street at 10
o'clock this morning lasting until noon,
the reports of officers wero read and
accepted and placed on file and the
annual meeting adjourned until April
NEGRO MISTAKEN FOR
'THE ESCAPED CONVICT
Stir Caused on the Waterfront' This
Morning By a Man Resembling-
One Wanted By
Something of a stir was occasioned
on the waterfront this morning owing
to the presence of a negro bearing a re
markable .lesemblance to the publish
ed photographs of Woods, the escaped
He was first observed on the Klnau
wharf, where drays and numbers ot
busy people are engaged In the bust
ness usual to the departure ot the Kl
nau for illlo and way ports.
Cantaln Harry Flint of the water
'front police was on hand scanning tho
faces of tho persons Intending to leave
at noon In the steamer. I
Flint saw the negro and approached
him from behind, unobserved. He was
tor. the moment sure the man was the
escaped cinvlct for whose capture a re
ward of $100 is offered and tor whom
the police, mounted, on bicycles and
on foot, have been and are still scour
ing the city and suburbs night and
Captain Flint was about to lay his
strong hand 'on the shoulder of the sus
pected negro, when the fellow turned,
revealing his full-faco and Flint real
ized that tho,man was not tho one ho
was looking for. The hundred dol
lars which Flint a moment before had
felt tingling in the palm of his hand
lu anticipatory Imagination, vanished
Into thin air as quickly as did the re
semblance, which, from a certain posi
tion, was most remarkable.
"The negro,, from where I first spot
ted him, was a, dead ringer of Woods'
said Captain Flint, "and I was Just
going tp nab and, take htm down, when
he turned his face and I set eyes on his
map. It w'as not the flag I thought
It was, though, the resemblance was
Flint was not the only man whq mis
took the strange negro for Woods. The
fellow with the Woods face passed by
the office ot Lewis & Turk on Queen
street about 10 o'clock, going In the
direction ot the police station,
Turk flipped the ashes from his Ma
nila smoke, tipped the wink to Lewis
behind the desk and started hot toot
in pursuit of the man hesupposed to
be WoodB. He followed the suspect
around the corner and finally secured a
better look at him,
"Foiled again," ho muttered, or
words to that effect, and retraced his
steps to tho office where he broke the
news ot the remarkable resemblance
to a bunch of sailors waiting for a
Ae the negro passed up Nuuanu
street a policeman on the corner open
ed his eyes wide and gave chase In a
leisurely manner, so as not-, to excite
susnlclon Ho soon illscoverefl his mis-
!t'jkeph'py'qve'j,and staniped tb4iok ' to
" The innocent cause of all tlAl.'ex.
cltement paused meditatively on tho
corner of King and Nuuanu streets,
felt In his right trousers pocket and
finding n beer check went In and had
The Advertiser came out .this morn
ing with, a story about Woods, the
negro fugitive, which Sheriff Drown
holds Is perfectly absurd. It states that
Woods might probably have gone
aboard the Egbert and that one man
had told another the negro had board
ed that transport in soldier guise qt
khaki. Sheriff Drown said this morn
ing: "Not only yvcre my officers on
watch near and aboard the Egbert but
the transport military offlqers them
selves were on the lookout for Woods
J day and night. Every man who went
aboard the transport was, examined and
Woods certainly did not succeed In
passing my officers and the guard,
It Is still believed by the police that
Woods Is In hiding somewhere in Ka
II hi valley and that he Is giving hy
robbing different places. The -iy
school teacher In the school in Kallhl
valley says that he broke Into that
place and that be had a revolver in his
band at the time.
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HE HAD A WOOD'S FAGE
Causes Much Havoc
With a roar and a rush and carrying
terror to every one near its headlong
path.Niiuanu stream suddenly grown to
a prodigious size, hurled Itself toward
the harbor, overflowing its banks on
tbc way shortly before noon today,
A cloud buist up the valley had In a
slnglo moment transformed the usual
ly gentle stream to a raging torrent
and, thick with red earth, banana tree
brush and loose timber, the boiling
watery' mass galloped for the sea,
spreading Itself out over Its banks
where they wero not high enough to
In less than ten minutes after the
drat wild rush of water, blocks of
houses' along tho stream were
tounded by water from six Inches to
two feet deep. In some places, where
houses happened to be in a hollow, the
water 'was deeper.
Bridges In Danger.
Tbc bridges along the stream wero
put un'der a severe strain when tho
muddy torrent first burst upon them.
Tho water ran over the bridge near
St, Louis College and threatened for u
moment to carry It away.
Farther down, toward the harbor,
tho flood struggled to get out Into the
salt water. It passed under tho steel uorno along until caugui anu Held uy
bridge of tho Rapid Transit Company, the supports of some bridge.
comlng'wlthln an Inch or two of wwh-l ' uyj!u ?
i, k. i. ..t nn ,t,arn'aDd tore down the hill In the gutters.
Ing oyer It. then It raced on to whero h, oyer roafl man.Bpla.,.
the new Hackfcld wharf blocks the prc.joneg from hlg rCBidence near
stream. , , , the river, looked anxiously from Ms
Dashing angrily nga(nst the sturdy Wn(i0w at tho little Niagara speeding
piles of the new structure, the fierce, past. Ho has a stone wall between
waters pounded against the boarding off him and the rapids, however, so bin
the wharf as It It would burst the.
planking from It fastenings.
Fishing Boat Smashed.
A Japanese fishing boat which had
been moored near King street was
relzed by the torrent and dashed
agaliiBt tho supports ot the Hackfcld
wharf. The boat was overturned and
smashed to pieces. Fortunately no ono
was In It at the time.
At the Intersection of Pauoa road and
Nuuanu street, a tonent of muddy wa
ter came rushing down with a thun
derous noise, dashing over Nuuanu
Smalt Buildings Flooded.
Small buildings on the tanks ot the
stream were flooded and the popple liv
ing In them forced - to run for their
For about half an hour the stream
ran with great fury. All along the
i,mt.. imm Pnnn. ronrt in st i-mila
rolleee. houses on both sides, were
On both sides ot Nuuanu street as
far down as Vineyard, the yards were
running knee deep In water. In the waBhed away several houses and en
low district, of Kamnnauwal, adjacent dangercd lives. People nro remarking
to the ruins ot KaumakapllI church, on the peculiar coincidence of today's
the water Is sovcral feet deep and
many chicken coops have been depopu
lated. At the Club stables annex several
horses became frightened by tho ris
ing waters and one of tbem broke away
and was" washed down the stream Into
the bay1. There several men In boats
went after him and ho was landed and
taken to Cle police station.
Along the wall of the stream near
St. Louis College' the wafer was with
in a foot ot' the' top and jewing at a
tremendous rate. "
'Trestle Loses Supports.
Tho .trestle across the Nuuanu
stream on 'tho makai side of the Rapid
Transit b rid go lost several of tta sup
orta and braces and Is even now
threatened with utter ruin.
Numerous cases of horses becoming
frightened by-the rush and roar of the
water have been reported.
When the cloudburst first sent its
terrific flow down the narrow bed ot
Nuuanu stream, two horses attached
to a dray on the upper part ot Nuuanu
street became frightened and bolted,
'iho driver escaped Injury by Jumping
In thp-plck of tlmo.
v sudden Subsidence.
Thirty minutes after tbe cloudburst
thevwater fell almost threo feet. This
was iplalnly evident by the marks on
the fltono retaining walls flanking the
river bed In tbe down-town district.
Tho. water was within a foot ot the
top .of 'those walls at the start, drop-
ping lo four feet below the top nbout
i5.-u?iv,ir,cir . .
'. Tho torrent , -piled .. Vantltlea, ot
danger to these tides are crowded with Information
"Crowds Watch 8tream. ll8cful aD(1 entertaining relative to
On every bridge after tho first fury'tho Mauds. A feature Is a poem
of the flood bad subsided, crowds of breaking over threo pngeB, embellish
people gatnered to watch the angry el with a doublopage width picture of
stream, half expecting, many of them, I Nuuanu- valley, entitled "Kaulla and
tuat perhaps some nfortunato people "written by N. E. Kolsoy. S. 8. Amort
had been caught In tho torrent nnd Mjru, under date of March 3, 1902.
were perhaps drowned or still strug- U ' Inspired by a gift to the author
gllng for their Itvos In. tho swift,
Pollcs on the Scene.
Mounted pollco galloped up tho val
ley to ascertain the exact, amount ot
tho damage and to see it anybody was
Injured, and business men down townj
whose homes aro near .the stream
ailed hacUB and hurried to their houses
to learn their condition.
S, S, ALAMEDA, MARCH 19
Next express steamer to
the Coast. Express closes
10 a. m. day of sailing.
WELLS, FAR6D, & GO.
TEL. MAIN 109.
Masonic Temple, with Amerlcn
Messenger Service, '
T. "H .-
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HlilwH ffllMlM nwi Mann I'lii wuaa,Armixis"f. , .'Btfcsatogtimai.
Some landed In front yards up to
their knees In muddy water.
s Reservoirs Overflowing.
Communication with those In charge
of the Nuuanu reservoirs resulted In
tho Information that both wero over
flowing". Superintendent of Water Works An
drew Drown said, when asked concern
ing the reservoirs: "Wo switched tho
water from the Nuuanu reservoirs Into
tho Nuuanu stream at 3 o'clock thit
morning. The Maklkl reservoir water
wo turned Into tho Maklkl ditch."
This foresight ot tho Superintend
ent probably saved tho reservoirs.
Two cloudbursts arc reported, onn
I near tho Pall and ono above Maklkl
I There, are some signs of flood In tho
i.tiaKiKi uisirii'i, uui uoiniag to com
sur-.pare -w-Itli the Hood along Nuuanu.
As one stands on tha corner of UK-
or and Kukul streets and looks to-
ward the mountains, two magnificent
waterfalls can bo seen tumbling down
the sides ot Konnhuanui, one on villi-o-
Whirlpools, Cascades, Waterfalls.
In many places along the path of
the flood whirlpools, cascades, water
falls and rapids were evident. In the
rushing stream branches of trees,
fenco rails, boards, hen coops, banana
troes, taro stalks, kerosene tins, boxes,
straw and all klndB ot rubbish were
homo Is not likely to surfer.
The Pauoa Stream.
Many natives who grow taro along
the bed of the Nuuanu stream will flrd
but tittle left of their crops when tho
Whiro the Pauoa stream, a branch
of thb Nuuanu. crosses Nuuanu street
near the end of the car line, the water,
when the flood started, was up to tho
Hi or of tho bridge. For many minutes'
It remained In this condition, subsiding
when the body of tho waters from tho
rcountalns had passed down toward
tho sea. tt?V
Mud in the Harbor.
In the harbor the water was soon
mado the color ot a mud pond by the.
middy stream from the hills,
Tholtarge driMger; 'working nearthe
new Hackfeld wharf, suspended work
and wondered what was coming.
An Immense amount of rnbblsh Is
now piled up under the Hackfcld
wnarr ana a lot oi mua nas heen piled
lnl the harbor, making moro work for
The Last Flood.
Four years ago. on this very day,
March 18, the last big flood In Nuuanu
flood occurring on tho same day as did
the last one.
The river Is now gradually subsld
Ing. No accidents to life or limb ha-4
After the St. Patrick's banquet a
tramcar crowded with departing guests
and others was held for half an hour
by te driver, who answered all re
quests to start the veblclo by saying
It vni r-hnrfprnrl for 13 T.O nnd ho wnulil
not move until he got the. money. In
five minutes he could have obtained
two or three times tho money by ask
ing double faro, as the custom has been
with tbe Hawaiian Tramways Com
pany for trips after hours. Captain
Derger, the bandmaster, on ascertain
ing tho causo of the holdup, promptly
handed tho driver his money and
took up a collection. Ho didn't lose
anything, which probably cannot bo
said of the progressive company. Tbn
passengers got their money's worth In
THE HI PARADISE
The March number of the Paradlso
of the Pacific pays homage to St. Pat-
rick by having Its beautiful .embossed
cover tltlo dono In brilliant green. II-
'"A"01" of Hnwallan.scene.m.lioth
vated and v IW .lp jh . ..
c"8 tjailo from n spear used hy
Kamehameha I. at the battlo ot Nuu
anu, April, 1795,
LOUIS Died In San Rafael. Cal Mr,
J. J. N, Louis, beloved father of Mrs
Rodanet, Mrs. Husbands. Mrs. Mc
Queen nnd Mrs. C, F. Herrlck. Dorn
In Paris ' November 5, 1819, died
February; 27 1,902.
', i I, ,
Kodaks, cameras and nil supplies al
ways to be found at Honolulu Pbota
"Can you do much?" asked, the
merchant who bad advertised for a
"Nope," replied little Dobble frankly,
"but I'm wlllln' ter learn." Columbus
Another Inaccuracy of the Adverti
ser has been nailed. This morning's
Issue camo out with tho statement that '
Colonel Samuel Parker had given it
out nt tho Moana Hotel last night that '
he intended going to Washington. As I
Colonel Parker was right there at the
hotel, the truth or otherwise ot tha
statement could easily havo been as-,
certatncil. A Uulletln reporter waited
for Colonel Parker at the Klnau wharf I
tnls noon, knowing that he Intended
going to Hawaii on business, and this
Is what he had to say in answer to a '
q,,3".n; . .
Moana Hotel last night, t never In, I
liiuuu iiu niitu BiHii'uiL'ni ai nit;
tended going back to Washington, nor
have I any such Intention now. I havo
had my say there and all my business
ward, It tvlll reach tho Capitol long
before Governor Dole makes his ap-'
pcarancc there. I am going to Hawaii
on business nnd will return next week ,
to remain in Honolulu."
EXECUTOR VALUES IT
AT NEARLY $11,000
Widow Desires Her Portion Equity
and ProbateFederal Reporter
Reynolds Admitted to Terri
J. Alfred Mngoon has petitioned to i
be appointed administrator of the es-
tato of Harriet 1C Kawalnul, deceased, I
which Is valued at $4900.
Judcn noblnson has slened a decree;
under stipulation In favor of plaintiff
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LA I AIL IIL .III III lIUi
L01H1L HI MILriLLHl
without costs In tho equity suit of ratoon cane.
Frank Godfrey, trustee for Thomas As the plantation Jias used no kind
Mctcalf, vs. Antone J. Lopez. Thjs of fertilizer for the past thirty years,
gives title to lff.43 acres of land, a , analysis has shown tie soil to be very
grant to the late Tbeophllus Mctcalf. ; poor In avallablo plant foods. As a
Tho late Representative A. F. Oil- consequence, fertilizers will have to
Allan's estato Is valued at (10.C66.4C In I ho largely used to insure good crops
an Inventory filed by Cecil Drown, ex- .In the future.
ecutor. ' " '' I li' thc"matt'er of irrigation the ru
in the matter ot the estate ot John port says: Development work was
Uml, late of Walanae, deceased, Mllla completed In February. 1901. The
Uml, widow, by her attorney, J. M. young enne had a poor start owing to
Vivas, moves as guardian of John Uml j dry weather during months of Sep
oplo and Kalll Uml, minors, that C J. tember and December, 1900, The yield
Holt, administrator, be notified to file from tho Irrigated area -Ui estimated
his accounts. and that.Bhe may be paid I at 1500 tons. This yield though 'small
what the law allows her as widow and j for Irrigated cane la due entirely to
sufficient money for the maintenance the Irrigation plant, as this portion ot'
ot tho children. the plantation has the least rainfall.
Helen A. Holt, administratrix of the Tbe cost of pumping nnd Irrigating has
estato or J. R. Holt Jr., deceased, has been 127,990.15, and to hls may bo
filed her annual account up to October credited the above mentioned amount
15, 1901. Receipts are $7616.13 and.nr sugar, which would otherwise nave
payments 5440.33, leaving a balance , been lost.
Charles F. Reynolds baa been ad -
mlttcd to the bar of the Supreme
Court ot tho Territory. He has beenlferred to a stock account. The report
an official court reporter for twenty-(goes on to give tho following:
nlno yearB In Nevada, California and Forestry About ten acres hovq been
Hawaii, holding that orrico now In the
united States District Court for this
Territory. Mr. Reynolds studied law
under the guidance or Judge M. A.
Edmonds In San Francisco and was
admitted upon examination to practice
law in the Superior Court for tbe City
and County ot San Francisco In Octo
ber, 1886, afterward practicing there
in and in the Superior Court of Santa
Barbara. Ho was born In the State
of New York and is 47 years of age.
EDITOR CJP DOWN
Emmet May, the officer of tho Hono
lulu Investment Company referred to
by Jhe Advertiser, called on lh. editor
of that paper this afternoon and de-
nounced to his face as a He the editor-
lal statement regarding the caller's
attitude on the Grand Jury toward
him. He similarly denounced tbe other
statements in the same connection
about the tenements dubbed ly the Ad-;
vortlser as "Gearvllle." The editor
was uaablo to offer any fact In rebuttal
of the accusations that placed his paper,
In such an unenviable position.
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hide sole and rubbor heels; Just tho
thing for housowear or for those who
are on thetr feet a good deal, It Is
dlBo, properly, a shoo for nurses. , . ,
$2,50 BUYS A PAIR
If you wish a
one that gives
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IIICCLIIIC, rUdlUUIIGU fUl
Two Weeks From.
'MANAGER OLD NQ N
FAYOR OF PORTO-RICANS
! Dis Regarding Issuance of Bonds
Fertilizers Must Now Be Used
Forests Have Been
A meeting ot the stockholdirs ot th
I Kohala Sugar Company was held this
morning at 10 o'clock In the room
above the offices ot Castle & Cooke.
The reports of the treasurer and man
nger were presented to the stockholders
In printed form. They were approved.
In his report, Manager Oldlng gave
the estimate of. the crop ot 1901 as
amounting to 31C0 tons. Of the 1902
crop, 220 acres ot plant and 280 acres
ot ratoon cane had already been liar
vested on the date of the report, Felr
tuary 6, 1902. This yielded about one
half ton ot sugar per acre. On account
ft the !.t--mcly dry weather during
the gi hiding Beason, the tops of cam
could not be used for seed, which ne
cessitated the using 106 acres of plant
and forty acres- of seed cane for this
purpose. There remains to be har
vested 530 acres ot plant cane and 180
acres ot ratoons. The yield of this
nrua Is conservatively estimated at
1S00 ions. The 1903 crop consists of
I fi20 rcrcs of plant and
430 acres of
Tbe reservoirs havo been enlarged
' and Improved, The cost of tunnelling
for tho present year has been trans-
i planted with trees or tne aigeroDa anil
, lronwood varieties. It has been found
that algeroba trees do well In shelter-
; ed localities to an aitituuo or wu reel
, and will bo of great value In the future
, for stock feeding and fuel and are
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pmuiuu Ull luiiu uui u.ni.auic iui vui.n
growing. Delta of lronwood are plant
ed to protect tho algeroba from the
Profit-sharing Companies Owing to
the disastrous dry season the compa
nies working on the profit-sharing sys
tem have worked at a loss.
Labor There has been a great Im
provement In tho labor situation, the
Porto Rlcans have turned out welt apd
are amongst tho best laborers on' the
plantation, and are Improving greatly.
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j, 0 atlon8
Tho rrgnton p.ttnt recently Install-
C(1 wlu undoubtedly be k. good Invest-
ment, but the expense bears heavily
on the first year.
There was some discussion regarding
the Issuing of bonds but as new sug-
gcstlons cropped up which made it ne-
cossary to confer with persons in Ko-
hula. It was decided to adjourn the
l . .-. n -.!. 1 InltfiH IihS iVa liMitaiinlltf
meeting till two weeks from today.
neat - looking shoo and
solid comfort, try a
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