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THE HONOLULU REPUBLICAN
HONOLULU, H. T, TUESDAY, OGTOBERI16, 1900. PRICE FIVE CENTS
VOLUME I. NO. no.
A URGE MEETIHG
The Orplieum Theater
Crowded by a Fine
MANY LAOIES IN ATTENDANCE
i" soke splendid speeches and
wtuch: enthusiasm ex-
J O. Carter, E. C Mncfarlano, E.
B. McCln.nnb.an, C J. Hutchins
and Kany Othors Among
The democratic larty had probably
'.e finest and target meeting held this
u at the OrpbeoBi theater last
cuing. The pretty auditorium was
fiHed and alxHit twenty per
l it It was a beautiful
a dinc lojkwk upon and proved inter.
i'hL aiMireeiative awl discriminative.
A very good band was in attendance, I
1 it otherwise it wa the most
meeting, being free from tawdry
7 '.ration and trimmings, no effort at
-play having been made.
Col. C. J. McCarthy, chairman of the
territorial central committee,
I 'sidwl. On the idatform with him
- j. 0. Carter, K. C. Mucfarlan.
. D. Holt, Jr., J. M. Camara, II. J.
MoBsman, P. K. Harvey, F. J. Testa.
V ralwui Fornandez. C II. Bishop i)f
h mi, C. J. IltUdilnfi, S. IC. Knlou and
1 'hers. .
IIHIMi .1.,. V ,V. ..l"... V" w
I platform he was wildly received and Sir
j IVta aUohnd a most cordial welcome.
, Promptly dn time Chairman McCarthy
called the laeeUng to order after
mg quite an ovation, which he pleasantly
acknowledged and said that, as many
sintvlius were on tlie program, he would
simply say that the object of the meet-was
to ratify the democratic nominations.
He then introduced Mr. Kaloa, one of
the candidate for representative.
Mr. Kaloa spoke in the Hawaiian language
and at some length, being frequently
applauded, on several occasions
Abraham Fornandez " was the next
speaker. He, too, is a democratic nom-
inc for representative and also spoka
in the vernacular. He had the audience
with him from the outset. He was
interrupted by the applause of
J. O. Cnrtor on Issues.
O. Carter was then introduce 1.
In H wan orae minutes lcfore he was
a to peak. Tlie audience nro.e almost
a fu man and shouted Itself
It wa a magnificent reception
and it visibly affected Mr. Carter. When
lie was permitted to go on he addressed
himself to his "fellow countrymen of
Hawaii uei." He said he cnm lo speaK1
a few wohKwords of soberness, and, he
iH'lievedflr'woru's of truth.
Wlic"nIRpoke to you Inst." he said,
somewhat solemnly, "was in the days of
Knlnkaim. Things are wry different
now. Today the Hag of your country
ha, pfttoed: today tht ling of America
fiinix over us. I am free lo say that
I am sorry for the change, but as a good
itizeu I accept the result nnd make th
best of the conditions about is. There
nre sonionmoiig the Hawaiians who
have counToilHl atid advised that the Hawaiians
feland aside by themselves. 1
The speaker then went on to say that
nil ere here. Hawaiian and whites
alike; that this is the land they loved
and that they were, one and nil, in dutv
lvoutul to do the best for the country.
"There arc some who have said." continued
Ir. Carter, "that Iwcause 1 accepted
the nomination from the democrats
1 have set my face about aud deserted
the I beg you do not
believe that. I have beou among you
us a boy, as a youth, as a middle-aged
man. when fully matured and eveaimto
my gray hair., and 1 say to you now
that my feelings for Hawaii nnd Hawaii
ans are as loyal as eer.
"I say to you that we are bound to do
thar which is fcr the good of the nathe
nnd the I am a democrat
levU!o my reading, becntte my experience
becauM? the administration pf Grower
Cleveftlhd haw made me one. It
lor Hawaiians to divide yourselves
where to go to the democrats or the
republicans. I have decided to go to the
democrats. If vou follow tue 1 will .
Mr. Carter then said that the democrats
h'ad never shown any feeliuj;
against tlie Hawaiians and their chiefs
In paying a triuuic io i u
Sir. Carter taid: "I at" VtoUil to be, on
Hie tickVt that he is- on."
He said that success would come by al.
working for th- ticket and by striving t
see thaijit b iu the band of all countrymen,
tie taiJ akso that while fatf stoo.1
he was not ore
with tft democrats now.
whit ids loyal to the party of the Inde
pendent After declaring that the
had received had .warmed hw
heart, Wr. Carter retired.
He wis frequently interrupted r P
tumult of cbeerius.
plauseand a sreat
nd camping followel his
? V Sjncer, one of the candidates
for prVcnWtiw in.tke:Fouth district.
vm Infaiduwd whH the house had re
snmedlitH nonad state. He too. wa
frenueatly interrupted by applause IK
lHgedli5s countrymen to use tbe ballo
.jKtrophe to Prince
with a Rlowing
J)aviLfne xawed n JWJh by TU
that he interpreted 10 to 1 to mean that
David would receive Hi rota t 1 for
J. X. Caxaaxa topfk. J
J M. Camara. a detsocratic aosinre
for representative, ns next introdaced.
He discnsed the platform of the democratic
party and defended it. He called
the attention of the natives to the fact
that an. effort had been made to put
uriaz to t&eTr franchise. One of thes.
be raid, was the property qualification.
He opposed tt increase of territorial
tax. He !aid it had been stated that
if he would be the representative
of th Portuguese colony. He
.tatuird th'H i an untruth and said that
if elected he vould be the representative
of the whole Fourth district. He dwelt
upon the injustice that would be don
to the Portuguese residents under tlw
republican platform, ne paid his
to Sam Parker and the meat tniH
and the hardship it worked on the pool.
He a id Mich a man should not be elected
Frank Ham-, another candidate for
representative, was the next speaker
and proved himself an orator and a wit.
He just shook up the house, though h?
spoke in the tntive language.
E. 0. Xacfarl&ne's VIewa.
E. C. Mcfarlane, another nominee for
tepresentative. was then introduced and
made a most interesting talk. He ignored
national issufj because there are questions
here to be disposed of that would
require the highest ability, devotion and
patience, so that the future course of the
Territory of Hawaii may be properly
shaped, ne thought it was not that
Hawaiians mit sooner or later becomo
nn important fnctor in our politics. He
taid it required no prophetic foresight
to ee them ranged in the ranks of th
democratic iwrty, for, in the light of the
past they could scarcely be anywherx:
else the would surely not stand with
those who had robbed them of their independence
and stamped their nation out
of existence. He did not wish to reopen
the old wounds ndr to revive the memory
of those days. The things that have
passed can never again be restored.
That government is gone forever.
Make up your nrinds to that.: the sooner
this is recognized the better. With the
privileges granted them under the Organic
Act the Hawaiians will have to be
reckoned with politically.
He pointed out that they had been
robbed of their country, their birthright,
their flag, by the men now dominating
the republican party. He said he felt
confident they would never ally them
selves with their natural enemy, the republican
37r. Macfarlane said he had been
amongst the first to protest to the United
States against the annexation of Hawaii,
believing that the absorption of the country
by the great republic would prove
detrimental to the native people. "AnJ
at that time I believed it would be detrimental
to the commercial Interests of this
untrj " he added.
Tin thought that as annexation
was crjsUillizing it proved to have
Iteen. pcrhnps, the that
could jttssibly have befallen the
!eope. He said that the present imperial
policy threatened disaster to these
islands. If carried to its ultimate conclusion
it means the annexation of Cuba
and the Philippines and that would ruin
sugar and other of the islands staples.
He said that the democratic party was
unalterably opposed to the extension ol
the empire. He spoke most admiringly
of the democratic platform being straight
forward and unequivocal in expression
aud will be so considered by a majority
of the voters. He spoke of the repu
platform us clumsy and false in
its specious pleadings.
Take the plank with reference to the
plague tires. It declares for the paying
of the losses, but cunningly provided
that the losses should be paid from the
customs receipt, when the framers of
the platform knew that those moneys
must In? conveyed into the national
and cannot 1k touched. "It is a
deliberate and cold-blooded statement
made with a view to deceive. False in
one thing, false in all," he said.
The speaker adverted to the fact that
while annexation was pending a committee
of gentlemen were sent from here
to Washington. Their sole mission was
to secure a limitation to the franchise
and they labored night and day to
the incotue and property
clauses. "Had they been successful,"
said Mr. Macfarlane, "you would again
have been deprived of your votes in
your own country.
"Bear In mind that these were agents
of the republican party, who said the
Hawaiians were incapable of self-government
and wholly indifferent to poli
tics." He asked that this insult be
and resented, being an imputation
of dishonesty, incapacity and corruption
in their political methods.
Mr. Macfarlane said there would hi
many natives in the legislature and that
the democratic party stood sponsors to
the American people that honest, clean
and wise legislation would enu.
"Wheneve and wherever your rights ?re
menaced," concluded the speaker, "we to
it that none but democrats are placed
C J. Huichips was the next speaker
and he paid his rejxpJ to the locl
press. He dwelt wholly on natioaai
defending the free and unlimited
coinage of silver, raked up McKiuley
silver ircerd, scored imperialism. He
said it was a Q,uian of the republic
and an empire. "Sup Sd the
swaker. "one of the trusts should
pf McKinley that he shackle Hawaii
as I'WSf Uico had been shackled
It is possible ifff congress to do w.
Lawrers the QrfM A -""J"
changed and a raociiatin ma ike McKinley
is capable of dele it"
B. B. McCMnafc J k-
cr. IT did wt rry fce patkrce Ae
audience, but Iff IWif M K M
tis Philippine qnesiton held his acdlencs
and made an excellent impression. He
said lie Filipino had been fighting for
liberty and independence for more than
fifty years. Thjr sonsht tie richt to govern
The United States
found them so arrayed when 3Ianila fell
and later they stood shoulder to shoulder
with the American troops. Like the
Cubans they were fighting for liberty.
Now Tre are shooting them down.
Sir. McClanahan spoke at considerable
length, drawins a pathetic and effective
picture- He said it was not true that
it was "loo lateT to inaagurate a new
policy, as the republicans claimed. But
the democrats say it b not too late.
They would top the fightin? and tell the
world to keep hands off until the Philippine
people had organized a government
satisfactory to themselves.
He said it would be a mistake to elect
Parker. He may have friend in
but should heo to Washingtot
he would not find any of them therc
They will be retired by democrats. He
eulogized Prince David, whose name invariably
produced great cheers.
Mr. McClanahan made a brilliant
speech, which neither time nor space will
permit to publish, but it held the large
audience very closely and was a fitting
close to a burcctsful meeting.
The break in the independents ranks
is steadily growing and the defection is
now said to be very serious.
J. A Kennedy, chairman of the republican
territorial committee, 's devoting
himself almost exclusively to the
work of the campaign.
E. B. McClanahan is the chairman of
the democratic campaign committee and
is proving himself a hard worker. Uj
is spending much time about headquarters.
A beautiful banner flaming with a
bonier of electric bulbs spans Hotel
street at republican headquarters. It
bears a splendid likeness of Sam Parker,
the next delegate to congress, and is i
credit to tlie designer.
The Young Men's Republican club will
have charge of the big mass meeting
advertised at the Orpheum Thursday
night. The boys have been doing good
work at their headquarters and the meeting
under their auspices Thursday night
will be a hummer.
Y0DN6 WOMEN ABE TO
Classes Organized at the Y. "W. C.
A. Yesterday Afternoon by
The gymnasium clashes of the Youti
Woman's Christian association began
yesterday. Miss Bacon met a class of
girls at '! o'clock for organization. At
the outset a rcgaidin
costume had to Iks cleared ap. It' had
been announced that a costume of
black or dark blue divided skiri
blouse and tenuis shoes had been adopted, i
"Divided skirts" is the Montreal term
used to designate the garment, known
in Honolulu as "bloomers." The girls
came in divided skirts, which are litt'c
better for Y. W. C. A. calisthemics than
a fancy ball dress. When it was Mated
that "regular bloomer costume" was
what was meant iu the aunouueement
they all said "Oh!" and understood.
At 4 p. in. and 7::0 p. m. yesterday
Miss Bacon met women and organize 1
classes. These classes will meet twica
a week Mondays and Thurdays. There
will also be a class for women on Tuesday
and Saturday mornings at ft :S0.
The fee for afternoon and evening
classes is !?," for twenty-four lessons:
morning class, S10. The time of meet
ing may be changed if necessary and
other classes will be arranged if
Any women desiring the work can arrange
for the classes at the otiiee and
can obtain any information from the
secretary. All classes meet in the association
rooms in the Progress block.
Miss Bacon, who has the direction of
this part of the association work, has .:
distinguished record in Montreal, from
which place she came. She wears two
gold medals for proficiency besides possessing
a number of minor prizes. In ?
contest nt Montreal. Miss Uacon scored
ITS points out of a pussMo lSQ. securing
the highest mark ever taken In any
gymnastic competition for women.
Mast to Corded and Sealed by
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27. The
order relative to baggage or
through passengers on the
steamers who stop off at Honolulu has
been issued by the treasury department:
"Treasury Department. Sept. 25. 1900.
Sir; The department, in a telegram
dated the 0th instant, instructed the collector
of customs 3 San Francisco o
notify you that when through passengers
en route to Pacific coast ports stop
of at Honolulu an official stamp should
be'afixed to their baggagecertifying to
the proper examination thereof at Honolulu,
and thai baggage 2? stamped need
aot be re-examined at Pacific coast ports.
"Upon representations made to the department
by Special Agent J. D. Power,
stationed at San Francisco to the effect
tfet the foregoing requirement is
eftcieat for the projection of the rev-
bm. th department hereby directs yon,
la addition to affixing the aforesaid
ttasap, to cause each piece of examine!
Tupiii i belonging- to through passengers
ea rest fa Pacific Coast ports, stopping
eC at Hoaoiuin. ta be copied and sealeJ.
"O. I. SPAULDING,
Ml OVER GUM IS
BELIEfED TO BE CERTAIN
SUCH IS TH VIEW OF
If Partitioning of th Eiapire Takes
Place" the United States VTill
Demand Hsr Sphere of
IStaff Correspondence The Republican.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 2S. At th
present moment the Chinese mudd'e
stands like this:
The United States, has ordered its so
i'iers to get' out of China, with the
of 1.400. whwh are to remain hi
I'ekinz and guard the legation. The
United States has ordered six ships of
go to China right away.
that the Boxer leaders bo caugh:
and put to death before peace negotiations
are Opened. Some nations agrci
with her. The United States says thar
it is ready to open negotiations now. and
is appointing its peace commission. Enj
land says she otands with the Uniti
States in this matter. So do Russia and
France, according to latest reports. Japan
stands with Germany.
The attitude of th other nations i-
clear enough, but just what the Unite-l
Ftatcs is up to is not lwrfectly clear.
The fact that tlie soldiers have been ordered
to leave China indicates that
leliees the trouble to In?
aioi:t over. That is what a man with
ordinary intelligence would think alwut
it. But the ordering of a big fleet of
war vessels, into Chinese waters would
indicate that more trouble is expected
and that this government expects to havo
a hand in it.
Whatever happens next, there is a verv
great diplomatic game going on and when
it is all over it may be found that the
nations of the earth have lined up
In tlie event of the re-election of
President McKinley, which is not to be
doubted, the Chinese matter will be dealc
with after a somewhat different fashion.
These letters said long ago that if China
is to be partitioned this government cannot
and will not allow this whole thing
to slip through its hands without getting
tome of it. There must be kept
a market for American products
in China, and if China, as Chiim
is to pas out of existence, this
country will, in self-protection, be compelled
to take' and keep a foothold of its
own upon those shores. That will be
the next great step in the far east without
a question, and the knowledge that
this event cannot much longer be
is what impelled the American"
jK)venuient to order its ships of war inti
he Pacific, so that they will be qu hand
aLcii Hie troub'c still
it U not esnectwl that war will ensu
I'.sring th- next few weeks or months.
fSut' with diplomacy in its preseut tan-ed
stat it may" start even before this
letter reaches The Republican readers
"More likely the event will be postpone 1
through quibbling, while the" gap between
'lie natiot'.s grows wider. There seems,
however, to be not a single diplomat in
Washington at the pres"nt time who does
nof lejicve that war is sure to come.
H. S. L.
HOW DOTH THE BUSY BEE.
Star1 Tells How Five Young Men
"Were Stung to Death.
"A part" of venturesome pedestrians
yesterday had a most unusual and dangerous
experience. It was that of be-Ti'S
stuns to death by wild bee
or in the maddening pain caused by ths
stinging of the bees losing their precarious
foothold as they descended Kon.c
huanni into Nuuanu valley." Star.
The youn men wlio were the pedestrians
are pot dead, notwithstanding th"
Star's statement. They are all nlivo
aril have !e?irneil to have n great respecr
foi the business end of tlte "busy beti"
which (loth sting besides "improve each
On Sunday Henry and Arthur GileJ,
Emil and Otto Berndt and Tom Doolan
started out to scale tlie "highest peak of
Nuuanu pali. Yesterday they were telling
of their experiences with the bees
and pne of the party, when asked how
he felt, sAid, "I -feel, nil oyer in s.ots."
The boys ran into a nest of wild be3
on their walk;the leens not knowing of
the Sunday law had their working clothes
on. They tackled the boys, who were not
expecting -'them. and things ivere very
lively for a time. In trying to escape
from their tormentors some of the young
men narrowly missed seripus falL; on
the steep liiilsubus down which they
' Exbibitioa of Clnb Swinging-
Since the illness 'of Miss Bacon prevented
her giving an exhibition of Indian
club swinging, and bar-bell exercises at
the Y. W. C A. rooms last Friday night,
she has decided to give a special exhibition
next Thursday afternoon at
o'clock. All members of the association
are invited to be present.
FOR TIE LIST MONTR
Temperature mean for the month. 7S.4 ;
normal. 77.5; average, daily maximum.
5vk3; average daily minimum. 73.7: average
daily range, Il.R degree: greatest
daily range. lp degrees : least daily range
S degrees: highest" teaaiwntunC 87 :
G9. The whole summer has had an
average temperature cf 15 above the
normal, which & a. large duferea for
tfais latitude; .ffll
Barometer average, 29.ro3; normal.
29.909 (corrected for gravity. .00 ;
jhisbest. lowest. :LS3; greatest
basse. .0i. Tfc UuwaeJer hoi
ieea low tbronspout th summer, wfaki
aoay indicate heary rain for the winter.
Relative fesniidity G7 per cent; normal.
tjS.4 : mean dw point. tLS: normal.
tVv 2; absolute raOisfure. 7JS1 grains per
cubic feet; normal. 7.tI
Iainfaik ima. normal, 2.Q5;
,rain record days-, tii: normal. IS; great-"est
fall in one day. 0Ji -
The artesian well levri fell slightly
from--321)0 to 32K fet above mean set
Trade wind days, 2tS (2 of JN. N. E.) :
normal number of trade- wind day. 2d.
Average force of wind, Beaufort seal?,
2.0. Cloudiness, tenths of sky. 33 - normal
ditto, 4.0. v
Approximate percentages of district
rainfall a compared with normal : Hilo.
per cent : Haraakua. 3-" per cent :
"30 per cent : Waimea. 70 per cent :
Kona. ir0 per cent: Kau. 23 per cent.
Puna. GO to per cent ; iaai. 100 per
cent: Oahu. ."0 to 120 per cent; Kauai.
GO to 100 per cent.
Average temperature: Pepeekeo, Hilc,
100 feet elevation, mean maximum. S2.7 :
mean minimum 70.3. Waimea. Hawaii.
2.730 feet elevation. 7S.7 and CG.9:
TS5 feet clevationr'te.2 and 72ii.
Kealakekua. 1,TS3 fun: elevation, at ti
iu in., : Paia. l."iO feet elevation, highest,
: lowest. : Kulaokahua (W. R.
Castle's). 00 feet deration, highest,
lowest. i"(U: average 7S.3; Kilauea.
Kauai. 32." feet elevation, average maximum,
S2.I: average minimum, 72.G.
CURTIS J .LYONS,
REPORTS OF EXECUTORS
IN PROBATE COURT
Distribution of jthe Charles F. "Wall
Estate to the Eeirs.
In the matter of the estate of Char!?
T. Gulick, the report of Master P.
Danson Kellett. Jr., was filed Saturday.
The report shows that' the accouuts of
Sarepta Adeline Gulick were examined
and the court's approval recommenced.
The executrix charges herself with the
sum of .510,224.67. Shfalso asks for
credit in the sam? amount, as it was al!
paid out in settlement of claims against
Cecil Brown, executor of the estate
of Charles F. Wall Jiled receipts fro.a
the heirs lat Saturday for the distribution
of the property under the will.
Annie Miller was paid S15.S70.97; Margaret
E. Graj. S13.741.01; Allen S.
Wall, $.".S7!).22, thirteen shares Oahu
Sugar Co.'s -tock and six shares of Inter-Island
Steam Navigation Co.'s
stock: Mrs. Nellie Ball, S3.S70.22, thirteen
shares Oahu Sugar Co.'.s stock and
six shares of Steam Navigation
Co.'s stock: W. Wall. $9,tt)S.0C,
thirty-four shares of Oahu Sugar Co.'k
stock and seventeen shares of Inter-Island
Steam Navigation Co.'s stock.
J. A. Oilman, administrator of the
estate of John Phillip:!, filed an answer
Saturday iu the suit of.Dalziell &
of San Francisco to enforce their
claim against the estate. "The answer
admits that the petitioners are creditors
of the estate. It also states that the
administrator litis on hand ?12,700 and
that there ar- claims .already filed
against the estate nmounting to .$ltl,4S0.
There are also chums in favor of the
estate outstanding to the amount of five
or six thousand dollars. . .
II. P. Baldwin J. P. Cooke, A. Hocking
and W. II. Iloos, who have lately
visited Nahiku plantation, are very
much pleased with the condition in which
they found things on the estate. What
cane is growing looks fine and some
cane will be used for seed
The financial position of the plantation
is about as it has been and until
next year there is little hope qf much
leing done towards n reorganization.
The prospects of the place becoming ultimately
a money-making proiosition arc
good, but it will take a good deal of
capital to develop the plantation.
YESTERDAY'S POLICE; COUBT.
Long Calendar Gotten Rid of by
Saturday night and all of Sunday were
busy times for the police department.
Many arrests were made, most of them
for drunkenness. In the jtolicv court
yesterday morning there were fifty-eight
cases on the calendar. Twenty-nine
were for drunkenness. The usual fine
of $2 and SI co.ts n impeded In all
except two ca-e us the jveple charged
all pleaded guilty.
Two women,. Pearl Andrews and
Reyne, keepers of a resort on Merchant
street Appeared for trial on a
charge of breaking, section 370 of the
penal laws. Their case was postponed
unij lomortyw. It. t'cvauschelle, who
was arested on a warrenfsworn to br
his wife charging him with desertion,
promised to go home and so the case
against hinuiias dhunissd. -
Konir Poland Hannah, a RUvc woman,
were charged w'tfc the "Ilegal sale
of liquor. The Chinaman was found
guilty and fined $100. Tb" woman"
case was postponed and she was Allowed
to go oa her cve rworohanee J
appear tomorow for trial- The action
taken iu her we wss on actonnr of her
inability to furnish JbaH and' because
she had a ckjMatacKM
which needed fcer vare.
The appeal of Husswee & Co.s driver.
wbo oavl S23 and eofc for heedless
driving, withdrawn and the fine
paid. Kapuse. King. Anderson anil
BKscn, charged with disturbing the
nniia, nf nii4i, vim norrfnBfLi,l n.l
,,.,. w ....,. .of. ... -
discharswL Ah Mas. unlawful possession
of opium, was unvd ?T0 and cwa.
A penal sosuaoa was served oa
George Lycurgus. proprietor of tke
Union Grill ywterday aftetmooa. He
is charged cith seiiin: liquor without
a license and on Sunday. Tb polic
claim: to have a good case against him a
it ts said that on Sunday- evening anions
others served with liquor was an facet
in disguise- The case will be heard in
the police conrt WednesIay.
There will be a smoker and fish chowder
at the Healani boat house Saturday
eveninc It wilt le a love feast by the
members of the losing crews in Saturday's
race to the victors. A fine musical
program is Deing arranged in which
Paul Egry, Prof. Sharpe. Joe Mariner,
a quartet composed of Dan Ranear, Fred
West. Frank Woodbridge and "Old
Pal" Reynolds will participate. A taLt
on finances and labor will be given-for
the edification of those present by C.
Stiff- Each member is expected t
bring a gentleman friend.
Referred By Supreme Court.
A remittitur was issued by the supreme
court yesterday in the case of
Keliiilihune vs. Vierra. The plaintilf
confessed error in the judgment of the
circuit court, awarding one-sixth of
certain described real estate and $GG
damages, and consented to remit the
damages and one-forty-eighth of thi
land awarded. The court accordingly remanded
the cause to the circuit court
with instructions to enter judgment in
conformity with the above.
TEMPE8T IN A TEAPOT.
Tweedledum and Tweedledee Time
About Paloma Dewey Race.
It takes two yachts to make a yacht
race. It also takes two yachtsmen to
make a fight, Clarence Macfarlane wants
to nice: he also wants to growl if he
don't get the nice off. Tom Ilobron
wants to race also but he won't race
till he gets ready.
Macfarlane says Hobron has cold feet
because La Paloma is in racing trim now
for the first time since she has beeu
here. Hobron doesn't say anything about
cold feet, but wants to wait and not
have the race just now. as he expects
a relative shortly from the States wb;
is an enthusiastic yachtsman and wanU
to have him wijh him. Opinions are
about evenly divided among the other
yachtsmen. Some think that as Hobron
has beaten Macfarlane two times already
the owner of the Paloma should wait
until the captain of the Dewey gets ready
to rave. Others think that the rnev
should take place as soon as possible so
that the Palomn will have a chance to
make the round trip to Lahainn and
back this year.
Mr. Hobron says that he has been
asked by Mr. Macfarlane to start the race
on n Friday morning so that the boats
may sail iu the daylight and keep in sight
of one another. This would be inconvenient
for Mr. nobrou, as he is quite
busy at this time and would be unable
to get a crew from the ranks who' could
leave their business to go yachting on
THE KAHOLA KIDNAPPING.
Chong Kyau and Muk See Released
for Want of Evidence.
From Kohala comes the news that
Chong Kyau and Muk See, charged with
kidnapping Ng Fai Pin, were acquitted
in the circuit court of that place last
Monday. It probably would be an easy
matter to decide upon the guilt or
of the men by the people of Ko
ha In. nevertheless there was no evhlenc?
to convict and the accused regained
The alleged kidnapping was a most
bold and daring deed. It took place
a year ago last September at North
when the 2-year-old child of Ng
Young, whooccupicd a small tract of land
on the edge of a wood, missed the child
during the course of the afternoon. It
afterwanl developed that the child was
seen in comjiany with Chong Kyau. that
being the last time the child was seen. A
thorough search snd reward followed
but without success.
EXPLAINED A PLANK TO HXsTL.
Judge Wilcox Tells Xaauwa Something
New About 16 to 1.
Kaanwai. a native, with his skin fuU
of swlpey. descended upon the Penlel
Mission meeting Sunday evening lib; a
wolf on the fold. He had evidently become
much Interested in politics, for
when he broke in upon the religious service
he declared in stentorian (ones that
he was a democrat and that he was glad
of it. No attention wa paid to him at
first but when he interrupt! one of
the women who was speaking and informed
Ur that she ought to be a demo
crat, an attempt was made to make the
man subside. This, instead of having
the desired effect, caused him to ay
things that were not at all njeo, and b
tntil ?i KumhlMl TT,u!t!ttft that thr
were any old thing but democrats. ATbrin" ln Cn.warr aal!r,p &ofore VrU'
iiieeman was called in to eject the mar:
and he was locked up and charged wjtU
profanity and interrupting n ivMgfon.
The story of the occurrence was told in
tin; palirv co:rt yesterday and Judgw
Wilcox, to make one of the plask of the
democratic platform appear ia its right
light to Kauwi. kim 8. "Fifteen
dollars and II cents," sad Ma toaor.
'That is 1G to l,w
Th,? Itobert Grieve PubUshJBff Co..
Ltd.. k prepared to do first class1 job
work. The tak9koae aamber Is 4,T-The
office la located at Hi Mtrckarit
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Delegation of Longshoremen
SAM NIKEK IACX FROM HAWAII
JOHN C. LANE NOXINATED FOB.
BKPBJSSEJTTATTVS IK THE
Xepablicans Decide to Not Announce
Their Meetings in Advance
Hereafter WiU Copper
The natives on the Ieifie Mail Cat.
paays wharf are Tery much exerefeI
over politics, and as to whether or not
they will be affected as far as work go
by the way they vote. Yesterday a delegation
waited Uwn Archie Giifillan, who
is the chief on the wharf. Archie knew
that something was up. but what it wu
was a mystery" to him.
The men hung around as if they wanted
something, but none of them socmen
to bo willing to talk.
Pretty soon Archie asked one of thn
what was the trouble, and the man
seemed loath to answer, but pretty sewn
"Suppose kanaka o republican, y m
kick out your wharf, no give workT'
"Of not," said Archie. "You
can vote as you damn please, so Jonas
you vote for Sam Parker.'
"Om man he speak us, "suppose we n
republican, us pau ivork. Suppose yu
speak, if no republican you no kick ot;
Election day ought to be generally; observed
as a holiday. This can be done
only by general consent.
There will be a republican Meeting ,ic
Kalihi tonight. Tlie speakers will be tae
republican candidates from the Fifth district.
A marching club of big proportions
will be a feature once a week on the
republican proeram In Honolulu from
now until election day. Torchea mul
strictly down-east paraphernalia will ee
Sam Parker returned from his tour
of Hawaii feeling good over the prospect
of the republican party in that island.
The democrats are said to be following
the procession over there, while at thto
stage ot tlie game it looks like the republicans
and independents would break
The independents held a meeting it
tho home of Joe Aca, Waikiki, lat
night. The speakers were W.
Wilcox. It. N. Boyd. J. a Quins,- II.
Kalauokalani. J. K. Nakookoo. B. G.
Macfarlane, S. K. Pun. Joe Clnrk an-I
The republicans of the Fifth district
held a convention nt republican headquarters
yesterday to fill the vacancy
caused by the resignation of L. J. Me-Cabe,
the candidate for representative.
John C Lane was chosen for the placv.
The resignation of Mr. McCalw wiw
caused by the serious illness of his
The republican committees held long
conferences yesterday and the result of
their deliberation was a decision, to
prosecute the campnign from now until
election with renewed vigor. The tactic
of the independents have Iwcn comprehended
at lastt by the managers awl
henceforth measures will be taken to
nullify their car-like manoeuvers Some
of the independrnt leaders having clean.
insight into thr native's character
upon his nature, greatly
to the discomfiture of republican orator.
The more republican meetings have beeu
advertised the 1ms the crowils that appear.
This set the managers to Investigating
and they found that independent
outriders go forth and tell the slrapfcf
natives to remain at home. All sorts
of bait nre held out to lore the Hawaiian
anywhere to keep them out of hearig
distance of the magnetic thunder of tlie
republican campaigners. Luaus are got- '
ten tip to coi.Hict with republican date.
Parties nre given at appropriate time:
musical festival are planned, first here,
then there, vherever they will disconcert
attentiox from a republican political
The foxy Wi'cox fa at the bottom Sf
this negativi system of winning roten.
But hi game will be coppered.
meetings nil! U
ont and reported bnt not aa
nounced. Th- executive committee will
Jeclde, on the p"are and the date. Secrc
messengers will notify the. orators who
are appointed o held the boards. Thcst
an army of workers will forth and
tor cm hear of thfc Meeting ind deviae
concttr aitraclloa. In addition to convincing
efaaue&cr. rncsle of a
(haim vJ" also be. a feature. Sounding
bran and thisdering drum fail to touch
the native heart. He will be given
(trains Treat the guitar and the melodr
of Ulaad sQtgt. He will bs given tei
ora'ory asd mote hnrt to keart
He will not i electrified or commajxle
He will be moted air won. ThU i the
plan that will t tried for a vek. Titf
places an ett of these meftings will
net W made public. Therefore. The It.--
1 pahlicaaJrusN :t reader wilt one atsl
all have tips from headquarters, in time
to get a fwat seau