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BARKENTINE HELGA IS
VESSEL IS TOTAL LOSS-NO INSURANCE
The Ilrlllsh liurkentliiu llelgn, ono
hundred and twenty-three days out
from tlip l'orl of Newcastle. N. 8. W.
with ii cargo of fourteen bundled Inns
of Australian lonl destined for Han
Kranchio went nshoro ofT Wallilkl
beach shortly before two o'clock tills
morning mill though not abandoned
by her new, she Is fust going lo pieces
and doubtless become a total
Captain 1). P. Wall in master ot Hie
iinfortiin.itu vessel Hint lies some three
hundred ynrds dlstiiiil from the Cu.iKldy
plate. Ilo wan acionipaulcil liy his
wife anil n fourteen year nld daughter.
CounlliiK tho shipper, lilx family, niri
ecru ind crew tlicin were iiliielecu pen
plo ou lio.irtl tho vesxol when she lilt
t lie reef this morning.
Tim .Mat mmi NnvlRiitlon tug Intrc
plil, with ("nplnln llyilo In eommuiiil
wns tho first vlsllor o tho barkonllnc
and tho shipwreck) d peoplo were ink
in from tlm iloomeil vessel nml trans
ferred In small boats to the tug and
Boon afterwards weic drought to tho
Mutton wharf where Captain Wall,
Mrs. Willi ami daughter, mates ami
erew wcro taken In hand liy Manager
John K, Chirho of Hind, Unlph & Co.,
Iih-.i1 iigeney and amuiRements mado
for tlielr earo whllo at tlio port.
I'oIIowIiir the arrlvnl of the Mat
ton tug, came the Inter Island steam
er Noenn. Ii evident and Octieral Man
ager Kennedy of the steamship com
pany Issued liistruilloiis through Cap
tain Maeuiilny of the (illots. for-'ljic
Noeau to stand liy the HelR.i. The
rteiimer Claiidine was alo dispatched
to the seenc of the wreck.
Tho position of the Helca quickly
demonstrated tp lex nl seafaring men
the utter hopolossucs of ntteinplliiR
to pull her from the treni herons reef.
Kin! Says Maui Has Done
Good School Work Bui
In hlB report as inn nml Inspector,
Cljarlcs IJ. King calls attention to
serious detects lu the school Hjstem,
teieral of which have heun lUiiiedled
eluio the loport was in.ulo by lliu
adoption of now mcnuuies for thu
Inspector King calls attention
(list to tlio system of diiecllou and
Eiipeivlslou, i.tullng that the prlucl
pals of schools aro hampered In stt
peivUlou work fiom tlio fact that
they Imvo ilasjos of tlielr own to
attend lo and can not sparo thu
time necessary to mipoivlso other
mtlvltles of thn schools.
Now schoolhouscs liavo been
'planned In many places for the coin
ing J ear, unit Mr. King leeommcnds
that additional land bo obtained for
schools, at Illlii, Walliee, llalawa ami
I.ali.iliin, all of which are eiunipcd
lor room. .
, Couccutratlou of schools so as t
ceruio gioatcr elllcleney has been
cuirleil out wheiover possible, and
additional teachers aro recommend
ed In several places where there aro
mine pupils than tho piesent fotee
can well handle.
Hut one teacher was dismissed
during tho year as thn result of an
Investigation of ehaiges biouglit,
and there wkih nine of these Inves
ligations held by Inspector King
One teacher was suspended and a
gill was sent to lliu Industrial
Mill lieu Total l,is.
Tho llelRii will prove u totnl wieek.
There is a heavy surf riiuultiR outside
and over the ifefs this momliiR. Seas
arc IneakliiR over the nfler pail of the
hnrkentluc anil great green waves aro
sweeping tho decks clear of the up
pcrworks and her gear. The back
hone of tho vessel has been lirokeu
fiom the heavy lni,i(t iihii the html
ior.il nil k. Sho was almost li o.iIhIiI
to the lieaeli at iiumi today though
whi'n t-lio first lilt tho p-ef her Ikjw
was pointed ulmiMt directly towards
the Moana' Hotel.
The Hclga Is n woqdcn Imrkentlne,
iiud has been In coniiiil.tslnn nearly
twenty enrs. She Is a prodmt of Nor
wegian builders, Inning been launch
ed In tho year 18U2 from the yards of
0 0. Krnmncs ut Sandcfjoril. Accord
ing to Captain Wall, the llrlga should
wilhvlnad a lot of pounding. Ilu pro
fered to hnvo great faith In the, stay
ing ipi.itUVH of Ihv li:ii'.iiil!iio mid for
that M-aton wns loath' In iihiridnn tho
vessel lo whoever might come along
and claim her as salvage.
The veiscl soon lllled with water.
Through tho rapid Inrus.i.nf water all
the luitihcd were blown off and she
soon went down at tho -stern. Thn
Ikiw continued to htnnd well out of
the water at noon today. It has been
almost Impossible to appronih tho
wreck owing to tho high surf now
rolling In fiom the sen. The tnliin
was about half full of water and It Is
presumed that the bottom is pretty
well out of the veSoel especially In
the after part.
Ilt-lmi Was In Distress
The Hulgn was In dlsliess and was
putting Into Honolulu for miiiio much
needed repairs ncconibig to n state
ment mnile by Captain Wall this morn.
Tho In 'irtor calls attention to
the fnU that poor seivlco Is lecclved
fiom trtuuit olllceis, duo to tho fact
that these ollliers are not under tho
Jurisdiction of tho school authori
ties. It Is reciimiueuileil that school
agents he appointed In the different
districts, as In this way tho truant
piohlem can bo better handled.
Speaking of Maul, tho Inspector
sna that this county has taken
gieat prldu lu keeping hchixilhoimes
In satisfactory condition, and that
contracts for several now structures
have been let for buildings to ho
completed for tlio coming school
Tho rniliiM of Hawaii Is not doing
mirh. but the Inspector hopes that
during this vioatlon some piovlsluu
will he made for lepalrlng school
Htlicl Canlleld, thu famous vio
lin virtuoso, accompanied by l'ror.
AmlniMiii of Now York, will enter
tain tho diners at the Alexander
Veiling Cafe ou Momla). Wednesday,
c'llday and Saturday nights.
Tiimoliiy and Thursday nights site
will Im lium il ut the Young Holol
dluliig-roiim, on Hie sixth floor, and
at tho M o.iii a ilotol on Sunday night.
THU SrcC'ONI) of the new steam
ors being hullt lu Unglaml for the
C. P. It. Is tn bo named the I'rlncess
Mary and will be launched next
month. It Is expo 'ted she will ar
rive nt' Vancouver befoio tho end
of tho ear, This boat Is designed
especially for the iun up the coast
of Vancouver Is'ujul In the place of
tlm (ilv of Naualmo. The I'rlnress
delnlde, which was latincheil re
eentlv, Is being pushed ahead ami
will he reiulv to le;e for the 1'aeHl
Coast In October.
"Tire llrlga coiiimeniiil to leak
nlsmt n week aftir we dcnreil New
cnrtle," said the skipper "The long
pasMage brought about b b.id wea
Iher ami followed by aim made
a flop at this port Imperative The
Helgn continued to miike water ami
to add to her troubles the donkey boll
er anil engine gave out nud greall)
Interfered with keeping down the wa
ter now finding Its nay Into the hold
I was lompcllcd to mil here ami went
ashore ofT the Walklkl beach at I If.
this morning. The llrlga was the
llrrt vesiel to leave the jhmi of Now
ensile. N. 8. W., nt the termination ol
tho great strlko theie last spring.
I'pon the arrival of Captain Wall,
nml his new ut the Milium wharf this
morning ho wns met by Mr. Clarke of
Hind, ltolph & Co, au.l W O. Singh
hoist Hie local representative of
l.fnyih,- These gvntlemcn,hehl rjiille a
lenglliy eonrerenie with Captain Wnll
(oneernltiR tho lusuranie. on tho vov
set, a possible salvage ami dispoilt'ou
of her (nrgo of coal.
Long 1'iissage ami .Sickness.
The Helgn was first ciedlted by the
Mmltlme Iteglsler as having arrived
at ile(lniitlon on July liltli. The ves
sel appeared to have met with unfor
tunate weather almost from the ihite
of leaving the Australian eoal port.
On tho way up from the Antipodes.
Hie dilef male, was taken down with
malignant fever and that ollhe ro
Hiilred the assistance of two men In
his removal from the distressed ship
to the tug. He was soon aftur taken
to the .Marino hocpllnl for treatment
A sailor suffered a most painful no
elilent this morning through tho ex
plosion of n rocket Soon after go-
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IS ON TRIAL
Trausjiort Is Here On
Her Way To The
The lntlnlltitlon of t.ie He Korest
sparkleiis wireless on the Culled
States army ti.insoort lllx now nt the
port Is iirnuoiimed u dUtinct smeeim
liy tluee who have hud to do with
the system and its operation ou tho
vovnue down from Shuttle.
The lllx arrived at Honolulu lust
owning nftrr u lather uneventful voy
age The army vessel Is carrying a
shipment of hoiscs nud muloti num
bering 175 head. These wein disc tu
bal hed at and taken to the Uult"d
Hlntes army icirral where they will
remain until the sailing of tho vessel
for (luam and Manila tomorrow after
noon. Tho lllx wireless Is aid to hnvo
worked very-satlsfactory. It was per
sonally Installed by Dr. On I'orest the
Inventor of tlm system. It Is under
tood that ho will nlwi given his at
tention to Insinuations on thn other
transports, tho llufuid, Kllpatrl'k and
Tho Dlx Is the first vessel on tlio
Pacific Oiean to use the new spark
lets transmitter The, apparatus Is
nolsoless and works on a different
prlnrliutl from tlio spark system, yet
It can ho piierated directly with any
existing spark telegraph, both sending
Tho spaikless apparatus weighs
much less, than tho spark -transmitter,
uses relatively low Kitentlaln and.
therefore, there Is no longer reason
for the difficulties which csscl own
ers hnvo oxpotiemod with the spark
system lu the way of Insulation or
Indmthu ttleil ou tho shift's rigging
(Special Bulletin Cubic.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. Auk. H.
Ailm ml Southeilaitil, the inspector,
general of shore fortifications, will
leave for Unwafi foe the purpose ot
makinc n Ihorontjlt int'.cction of for
tificntiers on the hi. mil of Oahu.
McALESTEIt, Okla.. Aug-. 11.
The Concessional committee, com-
Figure In i
noted of Kcprcjentntives and Scm-'er,
tors, investigating the charges of
bribery made bv Senator Gore re-'
carding crooked dealing with the In-1
dian lands, has developed the fart
that the McMurrav contracts weic
signrd bv Iud an children. I
Thctc findings by the committee
will complicate the investigation to
NEW YORK. Aug. 11. Mayor
Oaynor passed a fniilv good night
and is, so his physicians report, get
ting stronger, nml there seem to be
no complications scttng in, all signs
being fnvornblc for the patient.
crs. the proprietor of a shooting gal-
lory, today killed his wife, son and
nml then committed
UP FOR PERJURY
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
CHICAGO. 111.. Aug. 11. Thomas
.Lee, secretary of the Armour Pack
ing Company, was today indicted for
. perjury in connection with testi
mony given in the trust inquiry.
FRANCISCO, Aug. 11.
86 annivsis, 14s. 101-!d.;
5.17c. Picvious quotation,
OyBUULETIN ADS PAY
i nen m
Aug 11 -W. J. Mcy
FORT ST. VALUATION
LONDON, Aug-, 11. Considerable
anxiety is Icing- felt for the safety
of Explorer Scott and his party, who
sailed some time ago in the steam
ship Terra Nova, bound for an ex
ploration of the South Pole, if pos
sblc. ! The Terra Nova is considerably
'overdue at Capetown, her first port
of call, and from which port she was
i to set n course for the South Tolar
CHICAGO, Aug-. 11. At the con
clave of the Knights Templar being
Held Here. William B. Meltsh or Cin
cinnati was elected grand command
and W. F. Pierce of San Fran-
cisco as generalissimo.
' "- ' "
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug, 11 i
United Stales troops have been or
dered out to fight the forest fires
now raging in Montana which
iitrcaicn some oi tnc smaller coun
DAILY SCORES OF
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.- 11. The
scoics in the big leagues' plays tcday
National New York S, Cincin
nati 4; New York 3, Cincinnati 2;
Philadelphia 0, St. Louis 3; Brook
lyn 0, Pittsburg 3. Other games
American Cleveland 0, Washing-
'ton G; Cleveland 3, Washington 4;
Chicago 1, Boston 0; St. Louis 1,
Now York 3: Detroit 6, l'hiladcl
.Standing of AiiiiiIciii I eigne, Aug. 10
New York fid
HI. louls .11
Standing of National Uuiguo, Aug. 10
Club, VI. I.
Chicago .-. fiO 3D
l'ltlsbiirg .; M 31
New Vcnk 52 3!l
Cinclnmill I'i l.
I'hll.-iilelphla K , 17
llrooklyn '3!l M
HI louls 37 r.7
Ilo. ton 37 HI
- s -
RILEY IS ILL1
- - - j TlmiB was a court martial at Kort I morning. Two police olllrers gaVn
(Special Bulletin Cable.) linger this morning, ami 'a private evidence in the case, and then lofc
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 11. named llagett was tho rulprlt. It for town. The lesult of the court
James Whitcomb Riley, the well- appears that llagett was arrested at maitlal has not jet ben made pub
known writer, is critically ill at his Iwll'-I n July 29. and that he put tic, hut It is believed that (lagett
home, iJ' fctrcmwuu light befoio lio wasas been found guilt).
FORT ST. PRICES
Mahuka Site Cable Received
From Washington Contain
That tlio fulled States Covcrii- tnlncil, exclusive of the huldlns,
incut plans lo proceed without dc-j'he title paper to be nt the expfiit'o
la) for the acquirement of the Kurt , "r "" !'r,,'"-,,' owners.
, , , .. , , liislriiitlon for the careful Invcstl
sliect property to provide n whole I .. . '
Indicated today, when n cablegram
was received ftiiin Acting Hecreturj
of the Treasury C. I). Ilillls contain
ing Instructions for the prcllmln.ir
The cable states that proposals for
the sale of laud between the present
I'eilcriil site and Kurt Blreet bo oh
Oahu Management Declares
Advertiser Article Gross
firr nls of Oahu plantation declared
today that the artlclo appearing In
this morning's AdverlUor, declaring
Hint the water supply of Oahu planta
tion Is falling, is a gross libel and It
Is probable that some legal recourso
will Im taken by tho officials of Oahu
plantation ngalnsl Thurston's paisir for
tho publication of tho false and dam
lu addition to the denials that were
made this morning by Manager Hull
of Oahu plantation and Chief Kuglneer
Scnvllln, Marston Camjdiell addressed
a letter to llackfeld & Company In
which he stated that he was in no
wise responsible for the statement
mnile by Iho Advertiser.
CainplK'H's biter Is as follows:
Honolulu, Aug. 141. lull).
flenllemen: In rending over this
morning's paper. I find mi article on
"Artesian Water Supply" which Is
credited to me In that article nm
curtain comments on tho water supply'
of Oahu rianlHllon, which I lieg lo
Inform you did not In any way cmnn-J
atn from me. It was published purely
ou Iho nuponi-lblllty of tho I'aiiflc
Commercial Advertiser. My comments
lo tho reporter on the artesian supply, I
Itlil-fl htftr-nlft ifAHAPiil lit ilio'htji "
" l I u "M (Jl isilis-lltl IIS lliniiuill.
Verj truly yours,
Siiperlntcndrnt of I'ublle Works.
MKHHItH. II. HACKKIII D & CO.,
Agents Oahu Sugar Co,
Chief Engineer Heovllle declared
that there Is not the slightest ground
for thn libellous stntotnent of the Ad
vrrtber that thu water supply of tho
! plantation Is failing and Iho water at
j fhu present (lino Is brackish
1 " mnnnt understand svlint Is back
AT FORT RUGER
ed In Hie (able nnd tho report I
"late whether condemnation In advisa
ble or not.
This undoubtedly means that the
Kcderal (o eminent will not lose any
time ami in making use or the ap
propriation made, by thn lat Congress
for the mnulrcmcnl of the whole
of the ruhllcutlon of n fal e report
or this klml." said Scnvllle 'Al a
matter i)t fuel the water upply Is bet
ter now; and contains a smaller per
centage, or salt than It has ever be
fore. Instead of the ortcjlati head
hcing Vowercd ten feet It Is higher now
than Ii has liecn for four years p.ot.
The nsport is an nbsmi lo untruth and
Is uc doubtcdly publlsici) in n Uctlre
lo Injure the plantiitlon."
Jlilcf Kiiglnwr Rem I No's rtatemrnt
wna corroborated In eicry inrtlcular
by Manager Hull who also cliararriT-l-il
the AdvcrtlMer arllcio as a cioia
Tho pumps on the plantation aro
tlm-larcil to Ihi working nl their ordin
ary capacity nml that the "gravo fears
expressed for tho futtiio" are without
t'.m slightest eemblamo of truth.
The nttmk on the plantation to
, wlili h denial Is mnde win publljhed
in tho Advertiser tbl.l mnrnlni- :,n lr..
"This condition, Is Is authoritatively
stated, has already lieen reached on
Oahu plantation, whero through exces
sive uso, the artesian head has been
lowered more than ten feet below Its
original level ami tho wnler Is already
turning brackish, so much so. In fact,
that gravo fears am expressed ns tn
tlio future. This, it is raid, accounts
lu largo part for the plan of tunneling
through Hid Koolnli range of moun
tains to bring ncrciis the water from
the windward sldo of the Islam!,
Thn pumps on this plantation, it li
Hated, nro now wors-.ng much lieyond
their originally planned capacity In
order to ralso tho vvnter Thin i ojt-'
IM'iinlve, hnrd on the pumps nnd gener
ally unsatisfactory. leaving out ot con.
slderatlon the poorer iiiallty of th
wnler so obtained.'
lodged In tho pnllco station Hn
Is alleged to have used tlueiilenliis
language Inwards the pollro ofllcera,
and when taken to the station Mill
gave a lot of trouble.
Tho civil authorities handed Hag.
ett over to thn military officers and
they held tho court martial thU
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