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THE HONOLULU . REPUBLICAN
VOLUME I, NO. s HONOLULU, H. T., FEIDaY, JDXB 22. 1900 PRICE FIVE CENTS
ATKffiSOTS STRONG PLEA.
RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY
VON HOLT DIRECTED TO
BOARD OP ESALTH.
Minor Matters of Importance to the
Tl Arst meeting of tho Board of
IfrtotttHHt under th Territorial
wm held ytterday afternoon
at :. o'clock. There were present
of Public Instruction A.
T. Atkinson and Commissioners of Education
Mrs. W. W Hall, Mrs. E. W.
Jordan. Professor Alexander. H. M.
Von Holt and Charles Hopkins.
In opening the meeting Mr. Atkinson
said that it was necessary to hare rules
of order drawn up and that, if such
woro not already in existence, before
the elOKO of the meeting he should ask
the appointment of a committee to take
the matter in hand and report.
The minutes of the previous meeting
wore read by Secretary Rodgcrs and
Superintendent Atkinson suggested
that horeaftor the Committee on Teachers
should moot the day before the regular
mooting, so as to be able to report
promptly. Profossor Alexander said
the Committee on Teachers had already
made a preliminary report on
salaries and were now engaged in pre
paring a schedule of salaries, which
would bo contained in a further report.
Superintendent Atkinson stated that
as soon as possible he wished to g"t
things so arranged in the department
that the constant applications for increases
in salaries would be stopped.
Ho uudorstood this was the desire of
tho govornmont under the new order
of things, and he wished to accomplish
it with the aid of the rest of the commissioners.
In order to aid dispatch he
would hereafter be present at committee
meetings, as an member,
and wished to be notified .of all such
a request from Mrs. Walker, a teacher,
rotating to her position, was
to the committee.
Tho question Of tho lease of certain
land at Kauluwola was brought up,
where the tenant had refused, and still
refusod, to pay the rent due tho Board
of Education. Aftor discussion, the secretary
was ordorod to make a demand
in writing for the back rent, the land
now being in the possession of Mr.
In connection with the matter, Superintendent
Atkinson said that Mr.
Wells, the teacher at Kauluwela school,
was desirous of having an extra room
added. In fHct this need had brought
out the coudition of the leased piece of
land in question. It was decided that,
as thoro was only about $23,000 left for
repairs, which would not allow of the
withdrawing of a sufficient amount to
put up the kind of a structure desired,
uio matter of an addition at Kauluwela
had bettor be deferred and, on motion,
it was so ordorod.
Superintendent Atkinson stated that
tho old Royal school had recently been
examined by experts, who had decided
that the structure was unsafe. Under
the circumstances, he did not think
tho Board of Education should allow
tho usual closing exercises to be held
this year, which would bring an unusual
crowd Into the building. On motion,
itrwns, therefore, ordered that the
secretary notify Rev. Alex. Mackintosh,
Uie principal, uiat the closing qverclses
could not be held in the school house
this year, but he must secure some
Superintendent Atkinson, at this
point, brought up the condition of the
Forst-street School building and pointed
out that, as a matter of precaution,
the building should be examined by
experts at once. After a short discussion.
It was ordered that the Superintendent
of Public Works be sent up to
examine the building and report
Superintendent Atkinson read the
following self-explanatory letter from
Dr. Waiter Maxwell, who leaves for the
Colonics within the next three months:
"Honolulu, June 21, 1900.
"Hon. A. T. Atkinson. Superintendent
of Public Instruction:
"Dear Sir: In view of tho circumstance
that I shall be leaving Hawaii
in the course of a few months, I must
decline the honor of serving with you
upon the new Board of Commissioners
"Had I been remaining In Honolulu I
should not have asked you to receive
my resignation, but it appears advisable
that you should begin your aew
work with commissioners likely to be
"I sot oaly cosgratul&ie your per-
sonally, Mr. Superintendent, on your
appointment, but I wish yon unqualified
success In this paramount national
work. Very truly,
The Superintendent stated that ne
had now a serious question to present
to the board. He wished to call their
attention to the case of a teacher, sick
with consumption. The rtport from
f wnich he read was by the Inspector-
general. In his qpinion. It would be
almost a crime for the Board of Education
to allow a consumptive to mingle
with and teach children in the public
schools. He had read up very carefully
on the scope and danger of tuberculosis,
and was of the opinion that it was
e duty of the Board of Education, as
puimc officials, to guard the school interests
especially at this point.
Commissioner H. M.Von Holt said he
was very glad to hear the Superintendent
express the opinion he had. The
question had already been brought up
at a previous meeting of the Board of
Education, and he was as fully convinced
as he had been then that immediate
action should be taken by the
department to put itself on record.
Superintendent Atkinson suggested
that the proper thing to do was to ask
the executive officer of the Board cf
Health to examine all suspected cases,
including the present case.
Commissioner Von Holt thought a
resolution should be passed by the
Board of Education and placed on record
covering the subject. He therefore
offered the following, which was unanimously
"Resolved, That in view of the fact
of the great increase of tuoerculosis in
the Territory of Hawaii, that it is the
sense of the Commissioners of Public
Instruction that the employment of,
teachers and the attendance of pupils
suffering from tuberculosis or any contagious
and infectious disease is
against the interests of the schools,
and that the commissioners request
the Board of Health to require of its
executive officers throughout the Territory,
that all teachers In the employ
of this board, and all pupils attending
tho schools, whom they have reason to
believe are suffering from tuberculosis
or other contagious or infectious disease,
be at once reported to this department
through the Board of
Superintendent Atkinson said he
believed this official protest would
serve to call the attention of the public
to tliis question of so much vital
importance, and would serve to point
out that immediate action was necessary.
He had already discussed the
matter with Dr. Day, who was deeply
interested in some plan for general relief
from the scourge, and he was sure
he "would shortly be able to present
oio results of Dr. Day's ideas to the
board for action.
The question of a committee on rules
of order was again brought up, but deferred
until the Inspector-General was
present, as it was learned that a set of
rules had already been drawn.
The matter of salaries was again
brought up, and the Superintendent
stated that the monthly limit for the
salaries of teachers under the Territorial
government and until the Legislature
met would be $25,000. At present
there was being spent a little over
$19,000. This meant a saving of about
$5,000 a month. It was now a question
if the money could bo used. Was it
wise to use it In , e as it had been
, , ,.. Bead ,
used in the pat would suggest
that in the future the appropriations
for school buildings should be general
and not specific, as it was impossible to
foresee the wants of the future.
Dr. Rolgers read several applications
for positions as teachers, which were
all referred to the committee.
Action on a petition from the residents
of Punalua to have a school
moved was deferred.
a. petition from the teachers of North
Kona about vacations, asking a change
and demanding that they be paid for
extra work was read. A letter from
M. F. Scott was read relating to the
petition of the teachers of North Kona.
Mr. Von Holt made a statement of the
position taken by the Board of Education
when the coffee pickers petition
was up for discussion. The schools In
question wore closed under the orders t
of the board on June S and would not
again open until July 9. It was difficult
to see how the teachers could get in
five weeks extra time. This, however,
was finally admitted, and upon the suggestion
of Superintendent Atkinson
the matter was deferred until the presence
ot the inspector General.
iue question of salaries was again
taken up, and upon motion of Mrs. E.
W. Jordan it was ordered uiat the sal
aries of Teachers Taggart and Brodle
be raised to $1,200 a year from the 1st
of April, 1S0&
The board adjourned at 4 p. m.
It Saved His Baby.
"Mr baby was terribly sick with the
diarrhoea, we were unable to care him
with the doctor's assistance, and as a
last resort we tried Chamberlain's Col
ic, Chotera and Diarrhoea Remedy,"
says Mr. J. H. Doak. of ililams. Or.
"I am happy to say it gave Immediate
relief and a complete cure. For sale
by all dealers and druggists. Benson,
Smith & Co., general assets. Hawaliaa
Peopl Here Will be Hit
if -the United States
Pails to Pay.
VIEWS OX THE SITUATION.
SMALL SOLDERS MAT HAVE
TO SACRIFICE THETR
The Only Kay of Hope is the Payment
of Nearly a Million.
on Postal Deposits
The"question of .the payment of the
Hawaiian bonds Is of more vital importance
than at first sight it might
appear. The individual interests of the
Is-ands are largely bound up with the
payment of the Hawaiian bonds.
It was generally understood that
when the Newlands resolution was
passed that that would be a sufficient
warrant to the United States Treasurer
to apply money to the payment of the
Hawaiian bonds. This view was taken
by prominent Senators who were in
touch with the administration at
Washington. Private letters have been
received here by men close to the
Washington administration which
showed that the view of the United
States authorities was that the Hawai
ian bonds would be taKen upovlthout
It was the presence of such knowledge
here that caused large 'local investments,
which are now threatened
to be tied up under the failure of Congress
to pass special appropriations for
calling in the Hawaiian bonds.
The late announcement which has
reached here that the Secretary of the
Treasury has arrived at the conclusion
that the Newlands resolution will not
be deemed sufficient for the calling in
of the Hawaiian bonds, without a special
appropriation bill, has been received
with some consternation in
A prominent financier said Iat everting:
"I do not wish to say that the
non-payment of the Hawaiian bonds
at the time specified will cause more
than a panic; I do not like to say it
would create a crash, which, by the
way, would relieve the situation, but
would crush hundreds in the
istt. Thevc arc investments made
hsiu ly tli 3 hundred, snd made by men
of lln.l'v.d means, who have heretofore
put their savings Into Hawaiian securities,
which would bo first struck down.
"TUue have been largely
the supporters of the annexation movement
and always the supporters of
American authority in Hawaii. Now, i
Congress has failed to pass tho act of
relief expected by these men, It means
that the United States Government is
tying up the savings of a lifetime by
the change of government, to the ruin
of the, men who have stood by American
interests here in their hour of
Another gentleman who has been
prominent in financial matters in Hawaii,
past and present, said to a Republican
reporter last night:
"I believe that the bonds will be
taken up as proposed. I cannot imagine
that the United States will stand for
an instant on the bare interpretation
of the Newlands resolution, when
thousands here will suffer in
quence. I do not believe they will do
this, informed, as they must be, of the
present state of our money market. A
refusal to pay the bonds, as promised
and expected, will cause much suffering.
It is not the moneyed men that
will be hit; It is the small holders of
Hawaiian bonds who will he forced to
sell, if the bonds ar enot paid."
The only ray of hope that could be
gleaned in half a dozen Interviews was
furnished by an official, who said that
it was understood the Postal Savings
deposits, .amounting to ?760,000, would
be paid depositors during all of July.
Some hold that these payments would
take placeraly on the 1st of July. This,
he did not think, would be the case.
RUSSIA HOLDS WHIP BUD
BELIEF IN FAS. EAST THAT SHE
CONTROLS EXPRESS DOWAGER.
Hentae of German
Navy Talks of Stirring- Events
Lieutenant-Captain Hentze of the
German navy, on & leave ot absence,
en roue ib San Francisco on the Nippon
Maru, made some very interesting
statements to The Republican last
night. He was here 17 years ago on the
Princess Albertina and has vivid
ot former days.
Captaln, Hentze. has been in the Chinese
station foirfive years, and Is well
posted oa affairs Ib the? OAeat, although
be diptoBiaiically started th
twview with (he atateaest that he
knew nothing and had seen nothing,
having been, only at the ports.
Speaking of the Russians, he said
they were magni3eently equipped for
the coming struggle. They have a very
fine fleet, and their officers, he declared,
were picked men, the flower of the
Kussian navy. "Why, I remember when
I was there some 17 years ago, they
had only an old frigate and one or two
other ships. Now they have, a splendid
fleet and the best officers of their navy.
It Is no use to try to discount their
power. All the papers, the Chinese papers
especially, credit Russia with having
the Empress Dowager entirely in
their control. Their diplomats are very
shrewd and very successful. The railroad
they are supposed to be building
is probably not a Russian enterprise.
They have interested a great deal of
Chinese capital and also considerable
Fiench money. It will eventually connect
Peking with the Siberian railway."
Captain Hentze confirmed Prince
Dorogororikoff s statement thatthe Siberian
railway is completed, and said
he understood it was already possible
to go from St Petersburg to Vladivostok
by rail, except where a lake Inter
venes, which has to be crossed by
small ferryboats. He intimated that
Prince Dorogoroukoff was more likely
on diplomatic than commercial business,
as he corresponds to the Duke of
Norfolk in England, is of the royal
family and an accomplished diplomat
He did not seem to think the Siberian-American
steamship enterprise much
more than a diplomatic dodge. Captain
Hentze left China at the end of May
and stopped off in Japan.
"Did you see any preparations for
war in -Japan?" he was asked.
"I saw the maneuvers of the combined
Japanese fleet in the Inland Sea.
There were probably 150 vessels taking
part, including the torpedo-boats. I admire
the Japanese and have often visited
their ships. They are extremely
patriotic, and now not a foreigner is
employed aboard any of their men-of-war.
All the foreign engineers have
been discharged. They have by far the
laigest fleet in the East. Their ships
are trim and weR managed."
"Do the English and Germans get
along cordially in China?"
"Oh, yes; very much so."
"Have you seen anything to indicate
any ill-feeling' between the Germans
Captain Hentze hesitated, and when
the question was changed tS the relations
of Atli liral von Deidricks and Admiral
Dewe.. he said he believed them
to have b . n good friends. "I do not
think Admiral Dewey would have written
the letter he did otherwise."
"Is it not lealiy a matter of Russia
and France against the rest of the
world in China?"
"My opinion is that all nations,
America included, are in favor of preserving
the integrity of China," said
he with evident- sincerity. "America
has rec ntl obtained from all the powers
a statement to that effect. Should
a crash cc.ae, however, America will
do her part and take her share. Her
commercial interests. are growing immensely.
Many German merchants in
China tell me that they are now buying
in the United States in preference
to Germany Of course, it is all right
to talk of moral interests and protecting
missionaries, but it is the commercial
interests that count when it comes
to diplomatic action.
"I am glad there is no cable here,"
said he in closing, "else I might be
ordered bacit to duty. I have not seen
America for 12 years, and look forward
to a pleasant tour."
"It would be too bad to spoil your
pleasure," remarked the reporter.
"Yes, but you know what duty is. If
there is ready going to be trouble, I
want to be at my post"
Captain Hentze took a trip to the
Pali and praised the improvements Honolulu
has made in the past 17 years.
He saw the Queen playing golf or
cricket this afternoon and remembers
her as a princess at Kalakaua's court,
where she was a lady of dignified
presence. "In fact" said he," there
used to be many a Hawaiian dame and
maiden at the King's entertainments
then, some with shoes and some without,
but all with tnat peculiar grace
and dignity which mark the Hawaiian."
Uncle Sam Won't Trust.
Uncle Sam does not believe in giving
credit to his customers. Notices left
in the mail boxes, telling boxholders
to come and pay up short postage and
get their letters out of soak are common
these days. In days gone by the
short postage was. charged against the
box and at the end of the quarter th
holder paid his box rent and postage
due. Now, you pay your money and
get your letter. Parsers of Island
steamers, pursers of foreign steamers
and conductors of trains can no longer
carry letters out of kindness, unless
they are in a'stamped envelope. There
Is a heavy penalty attached to so doing;
The Honolulu Reublkaa wilL be delivered
to any part o the city for iac
per moath or $2 per quarter-
Many new1 haadsese bwelBefiB blocks
; are going up is1 HqmJbIh, soe of theia
1 of femr and tve stories.
Work of tne Scouting
SUFFERED FROM HCXGER.
2TTJHBEB OF IMPORTANT PAPERS
CAPTURED BY THE
They Show That Many of the Local
Officials Appointed by Mc-
Arthur Are Spies for
MANILA. June 6. A dispatch from
Candon, dated June 4, says .Major P. C.
March's men of the Thirty-third Regiment
returned to Candon to-day by
steamer from Aparri. A majority of
them were ready for the hospital.
They are thin and weak, having traveled
250 miles in the mountains, during
which hey suffered greatly from hunger.
Of the 50 horses which started
with the battalion 13 survived. The
remainder died on the march or fell
into canyons. The battalion practically
collapsed at Pial, 30 miles from
as the result of fevers and ex-
nausuon. or tne men
were conveyed from Pial to
in bull carts, and those falling on
the way were carried in litters by the
Igorottis with the column.
The officers accompanying Major
March were Captains Henry L. Jenkin-son
and Edward Davis, Lieutenants
Carroll Power and Frank L. Case and
Dr. John O. Greenwall, assistant surgeon.
They say it is all guesswork as
to whether Aguinaldo was shot Before
the Americans struck Sagat the insurgent
chief divided his forces into parties
of 10; following different trails.
The officer shot was perhaps
secretary or adjutant The report
among the natives of the region is that
Aguinaldo was wounded in the shoulder.
The captured papers show that nearly
jail the presidents installed by the
Americans In Gen. Young's territory
are treacherous and have been making
ing regular reports to Aguinaldo as to
the disposition and movements of
American troops, and that they have
been collecting and forwarding taxes.
The papers also prove the disloyalty of
the native telegraph operators whom
the Americans retained on the Caya-guan
A'alley line. When Tirona surrendered
Filipino forces in that
section these operators professed loyalty
and took the oath of allegiance.
But it is now shown that they had been
sending Aguinaldo copies of important
teiegrams exchanged between the
Letters were also found relating to
large contributions forwarded tc A' ..
naldo from Spanish and other foreign
WASHINGTON, June 6. The President
to-day sent to the Senate the reply
to the "true version of the Philippine
revolution" In that statement Aguinaldo
says, among other things, that
the Spaniards had captured six guns
from the American soldiers in front of
Manila before the surrender of that
city to the American forces, and that
they were recaptured by ae Filipino
and returned to the Americans. This
statement was referred to the Sen-
late, which the correspondence fur
nished to-day shows caused Secretary
Root to refer it to General F. V.
Greene, who was in charge of the
American troops, with thex request for
an explanation. GenerajjGreene referred
Aguinaldo's statement to- the
battalion and battery commanders who
were engaged against the, Spaniards at
the time referred to and he forwarded
their replies in refutation of the
General Greene himself says: "The
statements msde by .iguinaldo are
ahsolutelv without foundation; each
and every one of them Is untrue. The
united States did not fall back; dn
abandon a single rifle nor a single field
gun; did not make a precipitate
the Filipinos did not rush to our
assistance; did not recapture the rifles
and field guns, and did not return them
to the Americans. The Filipinos took
no part in the engagements between
the Spaniards and American- troops.
Every single statement In the extract
quoted in your letter is false."
PROTJD CUBANS DISLIKE TOIL.
Bitter Protest Against Strict Police
Regulations in Havana.
HAVANNA. June 6 The order of
Captain Pitcher, Police Magistrate,
that men sentenced to the rockplle
shall all be treated alike, each being
compelled to work, has provoked quite
a storm of hostile cooiiBent in the local
papers. The Magistrate is accused of
being aatocratic and overbearing; The
Cubaao declares that it is unfair ta i
rsake such people work like ordinary
laborers. The Naclon observes:
"By what right does the Intervening
I power constitute itself the master of i
the Cubans? What satanic power
forces the Americans to ride roughshod
over us. with a pride passing the limits
of the most intolerable autocracy?
"It is high time the Yankee authorities
began to undo the past and to
upon what they are doing. General
Wood should stop the abuses of
Captain Pitcher, who is, perhaps, the
prey of delirium of despotic grandeur.
He is surely following the path that
leads to the abyss that swallows alL"
Captain Robert Parker and his two
young sons. Stephen and Clement,
made very creditable pistol records
yesterday at the range at IwileL Captain
Parker made two scores one of
47 and the other of 45 out of a possible
50 at the 30-yard target, and
Stephen made a 47 and Clement a 13
score at the same distance. The police
have all been doing pistol practice
lately at the 30-yard target Next week
the 50-yard range will be tried. Some
of the men are developing Into very
fair shots and some good scores are
looked for in the course of a couple of
HAVAL CADETS GRADUATE
SIXTY-ONE 2EEN COMPLETE POUR
Secretary Long- Presents tho Diplomas.
Congressman Berry Acts as Orator
of the Day.
June S. Graduation
week at the Naval Academy ended today
when 61 cadets received diplomas
delivered by Secretary of the ravy
John D. Long. The ball at night, an
elaborate social function, completed
the festivities. On Monday the cadets,
other than those who graduated to-day, of
will enter upon the summer voyage on
the Chesapeake and Newport Thoy
will return from the cruise the last,of
The Academy chapel, where the clos
ing exercises were held, was to-day
crowded long before the ceremonies began.
At the last minute Congressman
Robert S. Bprry. was .substituted tor
orator In place of the Hon. Thomas E.
Watson, who, on account ot sickness,
was unable to be present Congressman
Berry said he had watched the course
of the academy with deep interest in
the four or five years he had been in
Congress, and he had been in hopes at
that to-day this class would have entered
immediately into the service. of
"You deserved it," he continued;
"you showedat the beginning of the
war with Spain an anxiety to serve
your country. Some of you besought
me to aid you to do it Many of you did
serve in that war, and some ot your
class sleep the -long sleep. You are
auout to receive the reward of four
years of service. It ought to have been
a greater reward the diplomas of final
On the platform were Captain Clark,
formerly of the Oregon; Commander
Wainwright, formerly of the Gloucester,
and Captain Cook, formerly of the
Brooklyn. The diplomas to the graduates
were delivered at te band stand.
Secretary Long said In part:
"This is not the commencement of
your official life. It is the extension of
it You are the representatives of your
country, and recollect, as you each personally
perform your duty with honor
and credit so you will by that much
more reflect the honor and glory of
your country. This school has the widest
of curriculum of any in the land
and yet you cannot depend on that to
stand you In good stead. George
Washington. Alexander Hamilton and
Andrew Jackson could not pass the examinations
of the schools, and yet
what made them, great will have to be
your reliance character. You must
follow their rules of manliness and the
character. You must go forth as the
representatives ot a policy of peace and
concord with the whole world. You
must carry the flag as representatives
of the American citizens."
William McEntee of Minnesota was
the honor man of the class. Cadet H.
Tamura of Japan also received his diploma,
as did Naval Cadet Sinclair Gannon
of Texas, who, on account cf an
accident, did not finish his examinations.
Secretary Long this evening entertained
on board the dispatch-boat
Dolphin the Board of Visitore and ladies
and the Superintendent
The Board ot visitors will finally
adjourn to-morrow. Among their rec
ommendations will be the changing of
the name of naval cadets to that of
midshipmen and placing the maximum
age for entering at 19 years, instead
cf 20. The minimum age now is 15.
Owing to the intense heat while Secretary
Long was Addressing the
several cadets fainted in the
ranks. They were taken to the hospital
From, Honotela to Saa Fraaekco 13
2169 miles; to Vascoevar, 23:TSae,
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CALL FOR BIDS
Off ARMOR PLATE
Department Adopts a
New Policy in
PLATE TO BE CLASSF1ED
PRICES MUST BE GRADED TO
Armor Makes to bo Required to Give
the Government Advantage of
WASHINGTON, June 13. The Navy
Department has completed the
ation of a circular calling for bids for
supplying armor plate in the navy, and
it will be ready for issuance as soon as
certain typographical changes have,
For the first time the department
has adopted the policy of classifying
the armor called for in the advertisement
Under the price heretofore, paid
for armor it was scarcely worth while
to make any distinction between the
various grades of armor required. At
the enhanced price now prevailing a
considerable saving can be effected by
classifying the armor. Thus, the advertisement
calls first for the highest
quality of face-hardened armor.'treated "
by Krupp process. The second class is
composed ot armor of generally lesser
thickness than class 1, used In plates,
where the requirements are not so severe,
and In this case the ordinary
armor will serve. Class 3 will
be made up -of thin plates, bolts, nuts,
etc, material not requiring any kind
hardening process. The latter requirement
Is that the manufacturers
must furnish armor of a certain specified
The new circular contains an Important
addition in that the annormakers
are to supply armor ot the very highest
grade. Under that clause, if there
are improvements in production tend- ,
ing to enhance the quality ot the armor
the contractors must give them to the
Government without any extra cost
The circular, as already forecasted,
provides for the reception of bids for
three specified quantities of armor, and
the largest quantity needed is called for
once to test the ability of the Government
to secure a reduction in price
armor by placing a large order.
The ordinance bureau has not yet
been acquainted with the reported Intention
of the great steel-working concerns
in the United States to enter info
competition with the two companies
which have supplied armor for the
navy heretofore, 'it Is known to the
bureau that this particular concrrn ha3
spent a large amount of money during
the past year in very extensively enlarging
its plants, but so far a is
known the additions are adaptable to
the production of commercial .iteel and
are not specifically devised for armor-making.
ALLEN AND PETTIGREW
8AEO TO HAVE FOUGHT.
WASHINGTON, Ji ue S. Shortly before
the tinal adjoun oient ot Congress
yesterday a scene w. s enacted in the
Democratic cloakroom of the Senate
that was- not down or the bills. Senator
Allen addressed som free and frank
remarks to Senator Sutler concerning
the latter's alleged violation of an
agreement that thei should, be. no
nomination for Vice resident at the
Sioux Falls convent! n. The remarks
fitted Senator Pettigrrw. apparently, aa
well as Senator Butler, and he took the
matter; up. Allen the a
as' a traitor. JcttlgrcV reeestedf1
term, and the two Populist statesmen
clinched. Friends Interfered ber
fore many blows wer struck
affair was ended for the time being.
The trouble grew out of the nomination
of Charles A Towne for Vice-President
by the Sioux Falls Populist
Convention. It seems that there was an
understanding between Alien, as Bryan's
nearest friend, and Butler and
that no candidate should be
named. It Is now charged that Butler
and Pettigrew went back on the understanding
and helped to nominate
Towne, thereby disarranging the plans
ot Bryan and Allen, whose program it
was to have Bryan named for 'President
by the Populists and to leave the
second place on the ticket unfilled.
' The Hilo braBch store of the WalL
Nichols Company keeps The Republican
Some of the native woods of the Hawaiian
Islands are ot the very finest
kind for furniture and
purposes, bt the forests are rapidly
exhausted aad tfcfr supply of
these woedi is getting scarcer every
The Esgitea lasgmge ealy is me& ia
th Ftblte schools of Hawaii.