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K 8N A LEAVE
Cap!. GUes, I), S. N, od the
Way to the States.
ttMMANKD THE CHAMESTM
Taking tits : Ladronua-Flaot and
Army at Manlln-Amsrlcn
I From Saturday's Advertiser.)
Capt. Henry Ohm, U. 3. N.. was a
jiaMt'DRvr for the Stntca by the S. S. Hlo
do Janeiro ulid during his slay In port
jeatwday renewed many idvasunt Ho
nolulu acquaintanceships, Capt, Class
la well known In this port anil U a
general favorite. Ho Ib now off on
leave. For a. time a couple of months
jigo, bis health was quite bad, but hu Is
now almost entirely recovered and yea
lerday was looking qulto well.
Capt. GlasH took the Charleston out
to Manila, convoying a portion of the
lint flurt of United States transports
.and Incidentally raising the American
Hag at Guam. The Captain talked
.freely of ills experiences and of lm-jH-essIons
of the people and the country
10 the Bouth and east, but was silent
when there was trenching Into the field
of iiolltlcs. He does not say whether
lie Is an expansionist or an antl-ex-jianslonlsU
He is quite content to
suggest that those matters will fpe
looked after satisfactorily In 'Washing
ton. Cept. Class Is earnest In his
praise of the American soldiers and
sailors who have been on duty In Ma
nila and says they are the best In the
world. Capt. Class hus been in the
tservloo a long time and was naturally
biased somewhat In favor of the regu
lar, but declares that the volunteers
did magnificent work In Manila. Tho
Captain considers Admiral Dewey now
one of the great naval heroes.
in speaking of taking the Ladrones,
Capt. Class 1h inclined to be modest
over tho affair and to recall only thv
comical incidents. He says one of the
really funny things was the fact that
quite without intent he carried away
the most popular and probably tho
most skillful doctor of the place and
.did not learn of the passenger till it
was too late to turn back. The Span
ish officials at Guam, of course, had no
knowledge of the declaration of war till
they were informed by officers sent,
.ashore by Capt. Glass. In accordance'
with instructions the place was taken
KssessIon of without parley, thougli
.iome of tho Spaniards were In for hold
ing a convention of a few weeks to
Capt. Glass says tho men of both the
Meet and the army at Manila are in ex
cellent health, but speaks of tho un
easiness of tho several hundred over
time men In the navy. However, re
lief will reach them so soon as tho
JJuffalo arrives. Capt. Glass said ho
had no later information of tho situa
tion at Hollo than papers had brought
here. Ho believed that tho Americans
would have no troublo whatever In
taking any place In tho group that they
were ordered to occupy. IJota tho
Spaniards and the natives have had
ample evidence of tho fighting abili
ties and the modern equipment of tho
forces of the United States and will not
bo inclined to resist should dispute
reach a war appearance. Capt. Glass
.says that government is well estab
lished In tho capital and that there can
bo no trouble In maintaining order In
the centers of population. As for tho
outside dtstrlots, a few good police or
military officers can see that- tho laws
are enforced. The people In the Inter
ior seem to bo indifferent about tho
Government so long as they are tin'
molested in their occupations and per
mltted to escape with fair taxes.
In the command of the Charleston
Capt, Glass was succeeded by Capt.
Whiting, late of tho monitor Monad
nock. When tho Charleston was here
lost spring she had an Interesting pas
sengor list and her visit was a marked
ono. Aboard wero Sheridan, Jones,
White and ono or two other noted cor
respondents. While tho Charleston
was In port tlioro was a presentation
)ry Princes David and Cupid on behalf
of Queen Dowager Kaplolanl of an
American flag, with an address. It
was tho Charleston that brought tho re
mains of the late King Knlakaua from
Composition ot the Companion in
NEW YORK. A fight is being waged
between two corporations to eecuro
Government concessions for cables
connecting Hawaii, Guam, the Philip
pines and Japan.
Ono corporation is the Pacific Cablo
Company of New York; the other Is tho
Pacific Cablo Company of New Jersey.
Tho !New York company Is capital
ized at $20,000,000, and its chief stock
holders are J. Pierpont Morgan, J. S.
Uowdoln, J. Kennedy Todd, James A.
Scrymser, Edmund U Baylls, Herman
S. Ieroy and Charles D. Wetmore.
The active man In the New York
company is James Scrymser. He la
president of two cablo companies,
which, together, operate 14,000 miles of
cables In the West Indies, Central Am
erica and Mexico.
The New Jersey corporation is com-
4 nt Atafttn H llrwKt, ImHu 0
Milk tlii M IMtv (Ion, lri l
llniftf len V-r M'h Jimr J
Hill .iiliiM ( Id llfiMt NorihHU
IMIIivnd f. II PpsldlnK of rUti I'tith-
rlioi Kiel John II HrofttmiK and M
m V IfXtt of Sw Jrfary
V t. H Kptldlnft I Hi im mm
in Hi Nf r Jftwy Jinp.iii)
run iwticcn or hiiiiu
AWiut twehc months eo shlpbutld
rt ( an Cmtllsli clinr) u
prepared (o contract for rnritu itsum
er of fi.WK) torn rapacity on n moderate
draft for f I60.0UO, nnd many contract!
win) booked on thoto trrmn. At tho
picrtii tun similar rontrnrln com
mnnd flfcS.vuo, or more, According to
data of delhery A number of tho new
boats which were contracted for at the
low prlix-n ruling alxnit a year uko hate
lecently chAngcd hands at a handsome
profit. Such amounts as f 2.1.U0O, $30,000
and 135,000 Jmvo been made on single
transactions, and In ono cam as much
as $I?,CiOO profit has been wciircd on a
7,000-tonncr. I'rlces nro well main
tained, and In view of the payable
freight obtainable, there Is every In
dication of n further rise In value at
no distant date.
ENDED HIS PAIN
Harassing Illness Drove
Henry Wilcox Mad.
Took His Own Lire at His Home
on Kaual-Neuralgla and In
somnia the Causes.
(From Saturday's Advertiser.)
Yesterday morning, the steamer Kl
lohana brought from Hauauiaulu the
sad news of the death of Hunry Wil
cox, brother of Judgo Luther Wilcox,
of this city. Upon receiving tho startl
ing Intelligence Judge Wilcox left his
homo and came into the city, where
letters were awaiting him from George
Wilcox, of I.lhue, and from It V. T.
Purvis. Despondent from Illness,
Henry Wilcox took ills own life. Mr.
Wilcox was a sufferer from neuralgia
and Insomnia. His physicians had
warned him that death might coiuo at
any moment from apoplexy. Suffer
ing intensely with pain, looking into
a future which seemed hopeless, his
mind perhaps for thu moment weak
ened and the desire to end it all was
carried into action.
.Mrs. Wilcox and her sister, Miss Car
rie Green, had been to Nlumalu, be
yond Nawlllwili, and did not return to
Hanamaulu until late last Wednesday
afternoon. As Mrs. Wilcox entered the
house she expected her husband there
to greet her. Not meeting him at the
threshold, she passed on Into the bed
room. Almost overpowered, sustained
only by the comforting presence of her
sister, tho woman saw on the floor be
fore, her, lying in Jus own blood, the
man front whom she ihad. parted but a
few hours before dead. Tho stained
templo and tho pistol by his side, told
the story' One chamber In the pistol
A coroner s Jury was called and gave
a verdict of death by suicide. The
physician who examined the body an
nounced that the. man had been dead
between four and five hours when dis
covered. The funeral services, which took
plaeo Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock,
the Rev. J. M. Lydgate conducting
them, were largely attended and many
beautiful lloral offerings camo from
friends of the deceased.
Henry Wilcox was about 40 years of
age. Born at Hanalel, Kauai, lie, with
his brothers, grew up to manhood
there. It was in Honolulu ho received
fundamental education, which he after
wards completed in tho States. With
a mind well trained, he returned from
America and entered upon a business
career in Kauai. Mr. Wilcox was a
man of splendid business ability, hav
ing accumulated at the tlmo ot nis
death wealth estimated at $80,000. Ho
was a man of force and a loader, hav
ing a thorough acquaintance with
plantation work, both theoretical and
from experience, nnd up to tho tlmo of
his death Mr. Wilcox had, though not
in name, tho direction ot Hanamaulu
plantation. As tho youngest, Mr.
Wilcox was tho favorite with Ills
brothers and his death is deeply
mourned by them. A sufferer for many
years, 'his death was not unexpected
and yet tho manner of its coming was
a shock painful In tho extreme. He
sides his brothers and many relatives,
tho deceased leaves a wife, but no
children. Mrs. Wilcox was Miss Mary
Qreon, daughter of tho lato Porter
Green and nleco of tho Rov. II. II
Parker, of this city.
WASHINGTON, Jan. C Senator
Gear today gave notice of an amend
ment ho would offer to the Nicaragua
canal bill, authorizing tho President to
purchaso right of way for tho canal
from Costa Rica Nicaragua and provid
ing for tho construction by the Gov
crnment of tho United States. Tho
amendment appropriates $140,000,000
lor Doin purposes.
AbMlutolr true nod perfect,
GUITARS AND MANDOLINS
Thf bare no equal. Mad
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tt.A.wbo will be pleated to
nod a beaallfnl cataKwne.
containing portrait of loo
artists, post tree Write for
It. Ask jour local muita
dealer (or l.jon & llealr'a
(Julian. Mandolins, lfanjoa.
uanu aan urcnosira instru
ments. Tney are the beat
made and tell at the most
reasonable prices. The gen
uine are plalnlr branded.
Manufacturers of 100 UBJIu.
alcal Instrtunenta a rear.
CHICAGO, U. . A.
TO BE A VISITOR
M Ckas. Bembrtl to Reach
Here Neit Ml
LMD ITCH-NER TO WID
Uunon toTravel-A Japanese Tariff
and Export Duty-Warship.
The S. S. America.
IX) IU) CIIAUU'.rf.
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 30. According lo
Japanese paiwrs I.ord Charles Ilerrs-
ford Is expected to arrlvo at Yokohama
about tho middle ot next month. He
will remain In Tokyo and Yokohama
till the departure ot tho Amerlca-maru
for San Francisco about the 25th prox.
KITCHENER TO WEI).
YOKOHAMA, Dee. 31. A London
correspondent announces that Ird
Kitchener will presently bo related by
marriage to Mr. Thomas Ralll to whoso
granddaughter ho Is engaged. The
lady Is Miss Mario Evelyn Morcton, the
nleco of liord Ducle, and daughter of
the dlon. Mrs. Richard Morcton, who
Is Bedchamber Woman to the Duchess
of Albany. 'Mrs. Moreton was tho
daughter of Mr. Thomas Ralll. Miss
Moreton Is 28, Is good-looking, nnd will
have a large fortune. Iord Kitchener
met her in Egypt.
QUEEN WILL TRAVEL.
lX)NDON, Dec. .8. The President of
the British Chamber of Commerce at
Paris, speaking at a dinner, was able
to state that the Queen's visit to NIub
hud been decided on, proving the ex
istence of better diplomatic relations.
TO BEAT TARIFF.
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 31. Owing to the
coming into force of the new Tariff on
und after the 1st of January (says the
Nlchl Nlchl) iiuporters In this country
ure making strenuous efforts to get In
their foreign goods beforo that date.
Nagasaki being tho first port of call
for vessels coming from Europe, all
vessels coming from the continent nro
delivering goods at that port even
though they are consigned to Kobe
and Yokohama Importers, because then
th goods will bo exempt from the new
Tiiriif. Probably this Is the first time
so many vessels assembled at Naga
saki since It was first opened to for
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 31. Various opin
ions have been expressed as to the date
when tho export duty will be entirely
abolished. Tho Chugal says these ru
mors wero to the effect that tho aboli
tion would take place either from the
beginning of the now year, the 1st of
April, or simultaneously with tho com
ing Into force of the new Treaties. It
appears (continues our contemporary)
that tho Government has decided to
abollBh tho duty In question on and
after April 1st next.
NAGASAKI, Dec. 29. It is reported
hero that Vladlvostock Is closed to
navigation by frost.
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 31. As previous
ly reported (says the Chuo) the Mit
subishi peoplo ure at present making
preparations to construct a shlp-bulld-ing
yard In 'Hyogo. As a first step a
sca-frontago to the extent of 2S.155
tsubo Is to bo reclaimed, and an appli
cation to that effect has been mails to
tho Governor .of Hyogo Prefecture. It
Is said that tho new dockyard when
completed will bo large enough to build
n vesRol of over G,000 tons.
SHANGHAI, Dec. 29. It Is known
that two detectives have arrived In this
city from Peking for tho purpose of
arresting local Reformers and all sus
pected of adhering to them. Tho mem
bers of the party aro consequently on
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 31 Tho JIJl hears
that the Government has ordered a new
battleship of over 1C.000 tons from Vic
kcrs Iron Works of England. Tho order
was given on the 19th jn'st., and tho
agreement has been signed.
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 20. Tho Toyo Kl
sen Kalsha new steamer Amerlca-maru
went on hor official trial on Dec. 22nd,
leaving tho harbor In tho forcrioon and
returning In tho afternoon. Several cf
tho officials of the company and their
friends were on board, among the latter
, ttuytHHt SStMy i-w3
AFRICA A BATTLE OROUNI).
Prophet of a Croat nrlii tliectninir hnurt of lire .Vinetoentli Century are looking
In Africa fur their ctmlirinutiini. Willi KneUucI nnd Prune In Mllssrent attitude
toward e.trli other orer the chlml of Major M.ircliainl at I'.nlirxl.i, and Ueneral Jotlbeit
of "Oniii Paul's" army Hchliutr the horde of Chief Opefil in the Trantroal, the
situation i ominous.
being 'Mr. 11. V. Irwin, former Hawai
ian Minister, whllo the experts preaent
comprised Capt. Efford nnd Mr. .Mac-
nab representing Lloyd's. Tho iverage
speed attained over the six runs ot
threo miles each way was 17 3-4 knots,
which Is the highest, recorded at the
trial of a merchant vessel In Toyo Bay,
and reflects credit on the builders as
well as on Capt. Cope, und Chief En
gineer Williams nnd his able staff.
There was little or no vibration; pres
sure of steam was well maintained;
and the ship steered and behaved
splendidly. The visitors sat down to
an excellent tiffin after the trial runs
were brought to a clote.
The Wnlniuu Bridge.
Mr. Howell, Superintendent of Public
Works, Is now having operations rush
ed with the new Government bridge
across Wnlnuu gulch and stream, this
Island. lbivy wooden piers aru being
built. This Is under the foreiuanshlp
ot Mr. 'McClellan. The brldgo is of
steel. Flno calculations havo been
made and It Is believed that the bridge
will withstand any flood that may come
along. There is ample provision for
the passage under tho brldgo ot any
amount ot debris. Tho crossing for
wagons is abovo the railway bridge.
At ono tlmo there was a proposal to
have the two In ono, but nothing came
of the suggestion.
"I take pleasure In recommending
Chamberlain s Colic, Cholera and Dlur
rhoea Remedy to all who suffer from
pains In tho stomach," nays Mr, Milt
McKlnlcy, etlltor of the Hnwson (Ohio)
Herald. "Until I used this remedy it
was. at times, lmposslblo for mo to
lie in my olflcc, owing to attacks lasl
Ing from ono to two days. By taking
It as soon as tho first symptoms of tho
attack are felt, I no longer suffer this
unpleasant sickness." For Balo by nil
druggists and dealers. Benson, Smith
& Co., Ltd., ngents for II. I,
School for Sugar Industry at Brunswick.
Kstablished 1872. Subsidized by the Government. Knlurged 187C. Fre
quented hitherto by 1003 persons.
COMMENCEMENT OF THE COURSES, 1st of Murch, 18M.
The Direction: fc,
DR. R. '"HLING AND DR. A. ROSSING.
we i 1 1
Your Promise to Pay
A LITTLE EVERY MONTH Is what wo would liko.
(U(l litr'ir'iziitxr'caftir is Yck
"jIlT5 'MaW HUN qTUCtTTtCl
(iiivcniincnt Party Vur. out I'l
(Japan Times, Dec. 23.)
The proceedings ot the Diet now
seem to be practically alt smooth sail
ing In faor of the (o eminent. On
Thursday tho bill for Increasing tho
sake tax from 7 en per koku to 12
cn, mid at the samu time prohibiting
tho brewing of sako for private con
sumption, in order to protect tho trade,
was passed In the Lower House, In tho
f.ico of amendments proposed by Mr.
Tnkagl and other Progressives.
With regard to the making good of
the deficit of about six million yen, tho
Liberals nnd National Unionists aro
proposing to raise the rate, of tho to
bacco monopoly, bcsldett increasing the
taxes on urban land nnd the Bank of
Japan. The matter has already been
referred to the consideration of the
Go eminent by Messrs, Sassa and Ha
scba, of tho National Unionists, and
Messrs lloalil mid Matsuda, of tho
Llliernls. Tho Government, however,
npiteara to consider It impotulhlo to
obtain the necessary funds by the
measuio suggested, nnd therefore. It Is
very probablo that charges on telo
graphs and railways will be raised In
addition to an increase ot the rate of
After IS Ycurs.
The members of Kaiimakaplll Church
desire to acknowledge tho goncrous
manner in which their friends have
come to their aid, by donating sums
of money, which has mndo It possible
for them to pay off the mortgage, that
lias been on tlwir Church for (Ifteon
years last past.
Wo dealro to thank eniii ono who
has assisted us to raise tho money ns
well us all those who havo donated
tho funds for this purpose.
On tho Instalment Plan,
Wo aro Solo Agonts for
tho two Bost Makes, viz.
"WHEELER & WILSON'
AND THE "DOMESTIC."
lloth of which we (luarunte e.
All kinds of Machine Nnedlet und Machine
1'nrts kept in stock or Imported
J - t&r
75 cents a Month
Tilt) I I At lllfi lowMi
A Nice Line of
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J Of American
NOW IN STOCK.
Some Yery Prettj
i Centre Rugs, i
I J. HOPP & CO. I
Leading Farnitars Dealers, o
KING BETHEL STS.
w-w-w w-w-w w-1
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WATER HOUSE 'S
Ah a rule peojilu do not
wibIi to bo rushed into buy
ing anything they would
prefer to tuko their own time
their leisure moments and
Hhop to fco what storo keeps
tho prettiest nnd best dis
play. Wo believe wo have tho
best and handsomest line of
Crockery and Glassware.
For this reason and tho
ono stated above, about
luisuuro time, wo want you
to see our line at any timo
and as ninny times us you
witih. These are a few of tho
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white uiul Krt'tMi.)
(In white ami blue,
Queen's Jubilee Jugs,
B & H Art Lamps,
Amorlcan and Europoan
All in tho handsomest and
very luted designs.
S You will confer upantis a
'T favor if you will tnako our
storo your headquarters when
on n shopping expedition.
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I Waverley Block.
5s Bethel Street.
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