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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU T H., SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1911.
SHEFFIELD CHOIR WONDERFUL
' MUSICAL ORGANIZATION; TWO
CONCERTS HERE BIG SUCCESS
A wondei fill tuii'dcnl company pro-
sided ovei In io men with posltlv
Heiilus fur organization, wns heaid li
Inn concerts by Honolulu oatenl.i I
CjiDU.ln tlmt filled tlio Hawaiian Opcut
House both afternoon nnd evening Hx-J
toj.rd In iho Rliolllolil choir with as
iniilxliini'iit tlinl m time nlmost ap
proached nwo and with vory llel
t Tills jiiuch ri'lntcil cliolr deserves I
nil tlio Haltering ndvnnrc notices Hi ill
nil) pioccilhig It tirnnnd tlio wnrhl In
(flu drat pluco, It Is tilt: enough to tic
Imptpislvc. And II lias liecn drilled
iiad IrultK'il nail taught hy lis run-'
tlucloi mid diicclur until the two linii
dred men and women In tlio choriiv
King as one olio and Hint a mighty,'
ili.cp-lniipil, full-lhruntpd voice thatl
nwelli llko a splendid oiiran.
I)r Charles HnrrlKs, founder of tho.
'.mimical sui'lproclt) nuiiiiiil the
woild. ' and director of Iho iluilr and
Dr Henr Cuwnnl, the coiulnotor, nro
the twin kiM'ih liohlinl IhlH Ihioiio
of song. Tlio Kelectloii.of Iho ulcus
has licen ndinlruljle. No section over-'
rlunlown nnother, not cen does tlio'
Brent tunic liaiso sicllon overwhelm
the lalatlvcly lighter foiiiluliip alto tll-j
vision The four sections are illvrilcd!
broadly llko a ipnrtot, and within each
fheio In evident a petfcctlnn of fliilth.i
while the four work togplhnr In nl-1
must alnoluto Irirniony Tlio Huleo-I
t Ion of "ho voices wn ovhleullv fol
lowcl hy the inont uiliiuto nllil Inlcl
Itfpnt trailing. !
I'poii this great Ryniphoiilp Rtruc-I
turc (f vnkn the conductor playvd anj
one would play an organ, or an onp
niJsht lead a symphony orchestra Tho'
loi nil U amazing n I'h possibilities
for liit'MprPtatliiu. The choir's ono
voice iImr and fallH In the clangor of
a hell, winmlng to tlio sweetness of
cI'Iiiipd: It roars out patilotli or as-j
nail Mincn with lnlllcklng mlith, or It'
Rilbdiie-i Its many liny lonipimenls In
to into low niuimir nad palntn a plc
tuio of moonlit scronltv.
"The his ninllonccs were all that
cdlilld lin desired In point of nutliusl
as'ii. The climax of tlio choir's ef
forts wim lenched last night when
liail of I lander 1o till t fill and stlrr
In niatulo "Tito Messiah" w.n sub
stituted for Hip I tut pait of the urlg
li.jl phi i un Tho groat Hallelujah
i bonis that eniiK Hip licst-known of
ihli ni.ntei'H cinii!(HltloiiH wat a re
velation of tin eliotnl power. ,
Soloists Less Prominent.
Itexlden tho ii'allv majestic effort
of tlie rlitintH thu soloists are rel.i
ttelv less prominent, ami while none
of them are mediocre theie tuo no
great singer among them, l.nlj No.
lnh Noel did not seem an well liked
us MIsb .leiiule Tnggart, whoso tlranri
tlc Kopr.tno voice, linn gtenl strength
nllhuiigli It fIiiiwh the pffcctK of tho
henvv deinandu lnnde uiion It on the
Ioiik tour, llohert Cliinlosuorlli 1 a
fine hntltone, Willi n iiiiiro that euil
tlci hint to contddorntlon ni a Intnii,
mid ho vvas much applauded Inst nlulit.
Miss TaRgart siuib "Comln" Thro' tlio
ltye," which iiimlo the hit of tlio
evenlnc, Its wliIeHprend populailtv
RiiaratiteeltiK this under almost any
clrciiniRlancPR Miss (lertrudo lotiR
dalo Is an linpipsxlvo contmllo and
Wilfred Virgo and Henry Turn
penny nro both above the nveraKe an
"Aloha .Oe" In English.
The choir fani? "Aloha On" In V.nii-
lish last iilnht as it farewell sour. The
novelty of the rendition vv.ih tiioro
striking than Its execution, as the
HliiRuru had little chance In prppnio
It, and the volume of tlio chorus was
At inldnlRlit tho blR cliolr left on
the Zoalindln for Australia, lonvinu
behind tlicm very ploaBtitit memories.
Tho aftprnooti concert did not start
until about I o'clock, the siro of the
cliolr made It almost overrun tho
stnee. mill the sltmors had no oppor
tunity to appear In anything except'
ovcry-dav clothes, owing lo tiiolr
ahoil stov, but they can slnK. and aft-
or all, that was tho tost of the or-
AiniuiK the nntnblc mimbcrs In tlio
iifti'inoim were nn nrlu by Wilfrid
VlrRo. 'On. Awn. AvviiKo, nclovcd":
TxcliulkiiwKl.y'n "I'llKrlnrH SoiiB." kiiiir
bv Itobcrt C'lilKiitdl; Miss Maud Will
ie's sliiRliie of two sillies, lAlinian'K
"Tlio I'uckuo" and "Wbnt'H In the Air
Tod.is," by Itobirt lalcii, and l.ndv
Nornli Noel's "Vol elm Snpctl," by Mo
The chorus work was line thtotiKb
out both afternoon and evinliiR
- . --MimaaMiUua
NATIONAL GUARDSMEN GIVEN
PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION IN
WAR GAME" At CAMP FREAR
National Guard Officers in Front of Mess Hall, Fort Shatter
'&. rthvim ,&& W
Non-Corns Being Instructed In Camp Police By Regulars.
In tlio rvrnlliK tint sudden di-cbdon
to Rive lurl of lliindirs oratorio, "i'b
.MpKnlah," (smsisl it xwlUli rnnil tho
printed prom inn, mid "Tim lb tin of Kt '
.Mleliiiol'M Tower" wns Kolixlltulfil forj
two inndrlinilr The lirnRrnm in the
evening wns us follow ft: , j
flleo Sisters of the Sro Jnel.non
Air Ho. Jolly Jenkins (Ivniihoo)... I
Hubert Chnrloxworlh j
Ob'o Tho Hells of Ht. .Mleltael's
Tow it Kiiyvetl-Hlevvartl
SniiKs to)' Down hi tlio Korwl; (b I
l.oie, t HnvetWoii You I
.Miss (iirtrude I.oimilalc I
t'irt fioni; I
(n) MiioiiIIkIiI I'iiIoii I'nnliiK
(li) You Ktolc My Love.. Miicfm nn
liitnou'H Chorus from Dreams of
The AliRtl's Whisper Hi nr Cowiud
Wait?. Konit. . . I'.ilHurd Oerman
MIks Jcnnte TnKK.irt
Men's l'art Soncs--
(n) Long" SM Closes Sullivan
(b) A l'riiiiklynui V Dojjri
. A. (' Mnckiiizlo
SmiR The MesFiu;i Illlilni nllinl
Orulorlo Toe .Mesxliih Hnndil
Sololuts inn Chorus
Hawaiian Soni; mill Cliorus Alolm
(1e Queen l.llliinknhinl
Kor Ihe part slv days more than 100
ollkers nml non-coins of tho National
(Iiiiiul of Hawaii have been under can-
vox nl f '.imp Treiir, Kort Shatter, and
under the limtriu lion of Major V. 1.
Itiiiiiliaiii mid bis assistants of the reg
Tho bal men m nt nut lo the camp
hist Sunday, mid bcRlmilng on Monday
tnornliiR at fiMS o'cloclc Ihelr days have
been fully occupied by the Instruction
Klven'thun by tho olllccrs detailed from
the riKidnr istnlillslunvnt.
Mnp-innklnf, tactical walks, mntters
of discipline, and tunny other subjects,
b.ivo been Imparted to tho olllccrs of
the Kttnrd, while tlio non-coms hnvo
been Instructed In making entrench
nn nts, the proper policial; of a camp,
uso of troops la cl II disturbances,
. ' f'
plichlni; entiip nnd throw Imt up hasty
tntreiichments, besides several other
Important' matters toniicted with
routine army worn.
In all this ltruUlon tho Riiard
LimMiiliorh hnvo been under direct chnreo
of oflleers nnd men of tho regular es
tablishment, one company of tho 20th
Infantry belilg stationed nt Camp
Dnrlnir the week the camp wns In
spected by Oovcrnor Krear and by
llrlRadlir-Oencriil Mnromb nnd staff,
mid both Chilian and army olllclul vvcro
pleaxeil with what they saw.
To Major W. 1 lliirnham, 20th In
fantry, Is dfie the credit for tho suc
cessful conduct of tho camp, nnd his
ndjutunt, Lieutenant Wiitklns, nnd oth
er o'llecrs have been ablo assistants.
States Nothing Received From
Washington and Kcriger
Says No One Talked.
Tho Illinois Celilil - III Hpeipl $,.
fnii.pon at Now Oilcans lo furnish
faellltipB lu view of the comlnR com
pletion or the' I'liii'im i fallal.
The loRliilatitie of AllchlRnn hns
passed n twj-cent lallniad fare hill.
To build Its poithm of tilt l'alt-
Ameilcan tnllvva. the Rovernuient of
rtiiRiiev Is lutylim in.nnd Ions of steel
rails In this cotintrv
WAGE LAST BATTLE
OVER COAL LANDS
Lieutenant l.eo Sahm. If. R Navy
IIkIiHioiiso Invpictor for tho district of
Hawaii, denies that ho has received
any report or communication from
WushliiRton In rcRiird to tho action
taken by tho authorities on the Kukul-
Mnl Wnhlno InvestlRntlon, nnd as far
ns bo known, the statement In the
mornlnK paper that ho was criticized
Captain KcrlRcr of tho Kukul staled
to tho Mullet In this mornlnK that
neither he nor nny olllcer on the Kukul
had made tho statement that Sahm
wns criticized In tho findings of tho
There has been a report nn the
street for the past threo duys to tho
i ffect that tho Washington report on
the disaster had been received In Ho
nolulu, Hut nny ollloljl who would re
ceive this report has coustnntly denied
1 that such n report had been received.
WASHINGTON, May 8. Tho gov
ernment nnd tho Cunningham claim
nnlH locked horns today at tho Itito
rlor department in a flnrl struggle
for the possession Of 52&0 acres of
Alaska coal lands estimated to bo
B C. Hughes, of Bonttlo, Wabh.,
rcprcsonllnK the claimants, opened
tho hearing' with a general attack on
fm titer KorcRtcr Olffoul I'lnchot nnd
others who stirred tin tho Inquiry
Tho tilbttnnl, consisting of Secre
tary Klsher, of tho Interior depart
inent; CommlEsloncr Dennett, of tho
land otllco; Clilot1 Ijiw Oftlcer Wlttcn
nnd liutges lcl'linnl and Ilullcr, of
tho land oince law hoard was de
clared hy HiirIicr to bo a combina
tion of Judges and prosecutors.
Reproved, He Apologizes.
He Intimated that it was Improlv
able tlmt tho members would hand
down a fair nml Impartial decision
Ho vvas Immediately and sharply re
proved by Dotinctt, following which,
he apologized. '
Plnehot was denounced hy Hushes
for filing a brief which ho declared
Incomplete, Inaccurato and mislead
ing. Tho genoral public wns scored
for hnvlng been unnecessarily bitter.
"Usually," said Hughes, "a man Is
Innocent until proved guilty. In this
Swimming Case Against
Lightfoot Continues Be
Tho Inking of testimony In' tho caso
of tho Tnriltoiy against Hert I.IrIiI
foot, chntRcd with violating the regu
lations of the, lloaid of Health, win
lcsumcd bofutc .ludgo Cooper In thu
Circuit Court jestord.iy afternoon. In
lino with the Intention of F. W. Mll
vertou, who Is prosecuting the case,
D. W. Anderson, whojlves In tho vic
inity of 1'oit Do Hussy, win placed
upon tho stand nnd told of Ilia threat
ening conditions that exist In that lo
cality by ienon of the jilnclng of lava
tories for tho soldiers along the shorn
line. It was staled by Anderson that
ho considered Iho conditions dangor
ous and accordingly stopped bathing
In the vicinity. ",rlH"lX1
President Mott-Smlth of the Hoard
of Health was also placed on Hid
stand by Mllverlon who examined him
at length ns to tho conditions that
resulted in tlio promulgation of the
regulations connected with tho chol
Attorney I.lRhtfoot, In his cross ex
amination, made n great attempt to
show that "Mr. Mott-Stnlth Is tint nn
expert," although tho attorney could
not nvofd giving oniphnslB to tho fact
that the President of tho Hoard uf
Health hail n great practical knowl
edge of tho health and sanitary con
ditions or the city.
Tho case will he resumed Monday
morning wlion members uf the Hoard
of Health will bo placed on the wit
ness land In behalf of tho prosecution,
Tho International opium conference
which wns to have been held at Thu
Hague July 1, has been postponed lor
one year, as Ocrmany, Japan and Por
tugal were not prepared with tlio dala
It Is csllmato.l that tho coming crop
of figs In Smyrna will not exceed 7.r,
000 enmel loads. Cold weather Is said
' to have been a big factor Iti'Citrlall
, Ing Iho crop.
A !. J J $ a j.".j .$ v ; t
ease, from the beginning, Iho Cun-
ningnnm ciniiuuiiiH iiiivo nccn consul
erod guilty and hnvo had to prove
Hughes then declared that eyon If
tho claimants had agreed to combtno
their Alaskan claims they had not vio
lated the law.
reat Bargains in New and Used
We have taken in exchange
on sales of Steinway Grands
and other new pianos some
good used pianos, which our
tuner, Mr- Giesecke, has thoroughly overhauled,
and renewed, and rebushed the worn parts.
siviiir ii.w.i (imi)
ST l Kit 1'IAXO, STVI.i; 0.
These we are offering from
which is two-thirds less than
real value. We have Steinway Grands and Up
rights, which we sell at San Francisco prices.
STK1XWAY JiIMATUItr, UHAXJI
We have Seven Starr Pianos, Four Packard Pianos, One JCranich & Bach Piano, Five
Richmond Pianos, One Regent Piano, Two Gecilian Player Pianos,
One Regent Player Piano
All of these 21 Pianos are guaranteed absolutely new and first class. Our store is over-stocked and we have more pianos on the way.
BETWEEN MOW AND JUNE 10th
We will sell-any of the above Pianos, excepting the Steinways, at from seven to twelve per cent discount from. our regular marked
price, which can always be found on any piano in our store. Terms cash or on easy installments.
We do everything in the way of tuning and repairing, and guarantee our work to be first class.
Thayer Piano Company, Hotel Street
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