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Much Rain Reported Along
Kona Coast.
Much rain is retorted along the
Kau and Kona -f-oast by officers re
turning in the Inter-Island steamer
Kilauea. With a cargo made up of a
wide variety of merchandise,, includ
ing crates of poultry and suipntents
of horses, cattle, calves, , crates
of turkeys, 13 tvates of pi,;s. lot
bunches of bananas. 82 sacks of taro,
2281 sacks of w Jee. 80uo saofcs of
Wtgar and 29J packages ot sundries.
I Bringing one of Am largest Iisia of
cabin and deck passengers in many
weeks, the Kilauea was an early ar
rival this morning. I Purser Sheldon
reports 2854 sacks of sugar at Puna
luu and 431 .sacks of sugar at Honaa
po awaiting shipment. After leaving
the Kona coast fine weather was ex
perienced on the voyage to Honolulu.
Passenger Arrived
Per str. Manna -Kea from Hilo di
rect Miss M. J. Iteeslde, M. Brown
ing and wife, D. D. Robinson and wife,
W. J. Land and wife. R. H. Allen and
wife, M. F. Metzing, W. F. Desha, C.
F. Drake, R. S. Chase, W. Py per and
wife, W. H. C. Campbell, A. H. Ford,
J. ' Stlckney, G. H. Gere, T. Newman,
F. E. Jarvis, G. .F. Wittemore and
wife. Miss Wittemore, W. H. Rice Sr.,
S. Pla and wife. Miss Pla, L." Brown
and Wife, L. Lenhart, W. D. Adams,
Rev. K. lto. ? " -
Many Island Stelmers at Hilo.
A fleet of Inter-Island steamers re1
xnalned at Hilo at the time of depart
ure of the steamer . Manna Kea for
Honolulu. : According to report
brought to this city by Purser Philips,
the steamers Claudlne, Wailele Kalu
lani and Keauhou were at Hilo either
loading or discharging cargo. The
Mauna Ktea was an early arrival from
the Big Island this morning, .bringing
34 cabin and 27 deck passengers. The
vesseris reported to nave met witn
moderate trade winds and -.smooth
aeas for the greater part of the voy-,
age. . . - ' :Vv " " "'
The cargo .included shipments or
21 Vu feet of hard wood, barrels of cod
fish, 10 cords of Wood, crates of chick
ens. and 85 packages of sundries. '
ine Matson Navigation '.steamer
jionoiuian was to nave sauea irom
Hilo for - Kaanapall late Monday
.v ' r - '.: '
Many. Depart for Coast In
, Korea . . . ' ' .-. :
i '-The departure of the . Pacific Mail
liner Korea from the Alakea wharf
at ten ociock mis morning -yrovtsu
an animated one. The territorial
iT. .....It .,,.,.nt
weeks was a feature in the leave tak
ing of Beventy cabin and. forty-five
second class nassengers. who are des
tined for the mainland. v
' The Korea was discharged of seven
teen hundred tons Oriental freight
.during the brief lay over at Honolulu.
One hundred and fifty tons Hawaiian
products Including shipments of cof
fee, pineapples, rice and sundries were
placed aboard ,the vessel. "A consign:
ment of coal was also supplied the
vessel before the hour of sailing.'
One of the; largest crowds of spec
tators to gather at the wharf in many
weeks was present as the big liner
Bteamed from her berth and headed
, for the sea. Many well known Hono
lulans were included in the list of
departing passengers.
Thirty Thousand Tons Cargo
': for Hawaii
Thirty thousand tons of " cargo
awaits shipment from Pueet Sound ro
the Hawaiian Islands but no tonnage
Is available for this mass of, freight
.The United States navy department
has purchased thirty thousand tons
of gravel to be used fn the construc
tion of the dryddck at Pearl Harbor.
At the time of departure of the Sierra
from San Francisco it is said that
overtures were made to a number of
coasting shipping companies- with a
view of securing one or more suitable
steamers. It will.be remembered thai
some months ago the United States
government authorized the purcharo
of a vast quantity of sand to be for
warded to the island naval station.
Save that brought down here in tail
ing vessels, the bulk of this materia!
still awaits transportation.
Suspected Smugglers In the
: Siberia ' .
Acting under Information received
from special agents in the Orient that
there were a number of smuggled
coolies on board , the Pacific Mailer
Siberia, which arrived at San Fran
cisco during the past week, immigra
tion Sleuths made a close search of
the vessel. The raid was under the
personal direction of General Backus,
Commissioner of Immigration, who
was assisted by twenty inspectors.
In order to detect any possible sub
stitution, the inspectors who ex
amined the Chinese crew "and the
Asiatic :. passengers were .unusually
stringent In fhelr work. The search
failed to reveal anything to substanti
ate the "advance information."
Murder on Board Minnesota
Advices frpn the Orient tell of a
marder on branl the steamer Minne
sota of the Great Northern line, while
the vessel was en route, from Yoko
hama to Puget Sound ports.
J. L. Dunn, refrigerator engineer of
-the big liner, fctabbed Robert Wank
fetrom. a deckhand. In a quarrel and
the. seaman died shortly after. The
vessel was lying at Hongkong at the
time Dunn was arrested by his ship
mates and loft t Hongkong for trial.
Citv TraHsfer
m n m
Transport Skipper in Queer
SAN FRANCISCO. November 30.
Michael Healy, who told attaches
of the Central Emergency Hospital
that he was captain of the' army
transport Thomas, sprained his back
in a peculiar accident Saturday night.
According to a police report,
Cuarles C. Nelson, 3639 Mission
street, was awakened late Saturday
night by the sound of footsteps on his
front porch. He opened a window-
and called out, and a man jumped
to the ground, eight feet below, light
ing on his back. 1
The police were called and the in
jured man said he Is Michael Healy,
captain of the transport, and that
while intoxicated he mistook Nelson's
home for his own.
Sookane Beat the Alice Cook.
PORT TO WNSEND, Nov. 1 4. The
rchooner Spokane is reported in the
Strait, nineteen days from Honolulu.
The Spokane and the Alice Cooke
sailed the same day from Honolulu,
(he masters making a friendly wager
as to which would reach Puget Sound
first. The Spokane wHl load at Port
Gamble and :f he Alice Cooke will re
ceive orders here.- -
The schooner Gamble' was towed
here this morning from Port Gamble
with lumber for Hilo. She will pro
ceed to sea as soon as a crew Is
signed. , . ;
Mauna Loa to Carry Milling
Machinery. y .. ' -
A , large i shipment of sugar milling
machinery "will be placed aboard the
Inter-Island steamer Mauna Laa
which . is to be , dispatched for Mahu
kona and Kawaihae at 4 o'clock this
afternoon '. .' ; : "
Several large boilers .are included
In the consignment that will be left
at the Hawaii ports. The Mauna. Loa
will also carry freight destined. for
intermediate ports. A late mail from
the mainland will be dispatched to
the Big Island In this vessel.
A Million' Feet of Lumber
For Honolulu . .!.
The American schooner Helene has
been placed on the berth at Port
Blakely to load ,1,100,000 feet lumber
for Honolulu, according to advices re
ceived here. The Vessel and caTgo
are consigned to Allen & Robinson of
this -city. - - : " '
Per P. M. S. S. Korea from Hong
kong via Japan ports For Honolulu:
Jos. A. Green, P. H. Burn'ette, Mrs.
Bnrnette, H. P. i Budnette. - Through:
Mr. A. P. Bungey, Rev. E. J. Camp
bell, Mrs. E. J. Campbell. Master
Clarence Campbell Miss Crothers, Mr.
J, E. Danbenspeck, Mrs. B. Fairman;
Dr. J. E. Griffen, Miss A. ' Jbhnsoil,
Mrs. Jew Shu, Master Lem Yon Joh,
Master. Lim Gay, Mr. R. H. Lee, MV.
Lam Mow, Mrs. Geo, E. Lerrlgo, Mr.
W. L. Locke, . Miss ' Helen Locke,
Master Allan Locke, Master Charles
Locke, Mr. E. C. Miller, Mrs. E. C.
Miller,; Master Elbert Tdiller. Master
John Miller. - Mr. H. H. Miller, Miss
MA. Parkburst, Mr. H. E. Parkinson,
Mr. C. Russell, Mrs. C. Russell,
Master Francis Russell, 'Prof. P. S.
Treat, Mrs. P.- J. Treat, Mr' Tan Yao
Ten, Mr. Ng Snn, Mr, Tan YI Sun,
Tong Sum, Mrs. Tong Sum, Miss
Tong Ho,' Mr. Wong Nguey, Dr. S. J.
Woodbridge, Mrs. S. J. Woodbrldge,
Master Charlie Woodbridge, Master
John Woodbridge, Miss Jean Wood
bridge, Mrs. Burns, Dr.. W. J. E.
Da vies, Miss R, ; M. Farrell, Mrs. S.
Isaacs and nurse, Mrs. G. L. Lansing:
Mrs. H. Moore, Capt F. L. J. Parker.
Miss S. B. Stevens, Mr. Dj. D. Streeter.
Per str. Kilauea from Kon and
Kau ports F. Llnderman, G. ' J.
Becker, C. G..Macumber, H. Leslie,
Mrs. R. Leslie, F. -Guard, W. M. Gif
fard, E. M. Ehrhorn, Robt. Hind T.
W. Bewh?y, Dr. E. H. Back, J. A.
Maguire, Mrs. R. H. McWayne, Mrs.
J. Coelho, W. K. Namauu, L. Vascon
celld, Y. Van, Hing, S. Hamamoto,
N. Hokoda, M. Natamourl, R. R. Elgin,
Mrs. Elgin, Mrs. Kearns, G. A. Be
schof, Mrs. Kopa, Capt E. H. Parker,
3.' James, H. B.v Weller, Mrs. Lyons,
L. W. Branch, T. W. Wineberg, W. S.
Brown,' C J. Schoening, Mrs. J. Lit
tle; 122 deck.
Per str. Korea, for San Francisco
J. Walter Scott. Mrs. Scott, Miss R.
SCbtt, Alfred Magoon F. 8. Stratton,
Master Stratton, Miss Stratton, Frank
Andrade, Mrs. Andrade, E. E. Pax
ton, Mrs. Paxton, W. F. Dillingham.
Elsie Smith, Meda Hansen, Dr. F. J.
Newberry, Mrs. Newberry, Judge N.
C. Van "Fleet. Z. Gushing, W. S.
Brown, J. B. Stewart, R. B. McGill.
Mrs. E. P. Bernard, Jas. Escolle, F.
A. Ross, Mrs. Ross. F. B. Gedge, B.
von Damm. F. M. Pattigree, W. L.
Steward. C. D. Beaton. Mrs. Beaton.
E. -S. Aldrich, Mrs. Aldrich, Mrs. G,
Cole, T. IT. Kelly. S. Pla, Mrs. Pla.
H. G. Piatt, Miss Piatt, Mrs. T. M.
Bales. Mrs. E. Root. C. A. Lett. Mrs.
Lett, Capt. W. H. Johnson. Mrs. A.
M. Silver, S. Van Wagner, H. P.
Marble, Mrs. Marble, Mrs. C. K.
Cooper, H. G. Gray. Geo. Flood. E. M.
Jones, Christ Anderson, Mrs. E. West,
H. E. Smith, J. E. Jaeger, C. H.
Birdseye, D. Williams .
4 f
Per T. K. K. Nippon Maru from San
Francisco and due at Honolulu Dec.
13. For Yokohama Tangue K. Asa-
Tuesday, Dec. 10.
Temperature 6 a. m., 72; 8 a. m.
76; 10 a. m, 77; 12 noon, 7f. Mini
mum last night, 72.
Wind 6 a m., velocity 1, N. W.; 8
a. m., velocity 3, N. E. ; 10 a. m., ve
locity 8, N. E. ; 12 noon, velocity 9.
N. E. Movement past 24 hours, 18"
Barometer at 8. a. m.. 30.10. Rela
tive humidity, 8 a. m.. 64. Dew-point
at 8 a. m., 63. Absolute humidity, 8 a.
m 6.179. Rainfall. 0.
Special Cakle o Merchant'
. Exchange , ,
Tuesday, Dee. 10."
SAN FRANCISCO ..Arrived, Dec. 10,
7 a. m., S. S. Wilhelmlna, hence De
cember 4.
VANCOUVER Arrived. Dec. 10, S.S.
Zealandia, hence . Dec. 3.
SYDNEY Arrived, Dec. 10, S. S.
Ventura, hence Nov. 26.
MUKILTEO Arrived, Dec. 10, schr.
, A.' F. Coats, 'hence Nov.10.
kura fi, Attie, F.: O. Bryant, -IL- H.
Cochrane, Mrs. J. Cook, Re v.. Mr. Cur
tis, J. AKurea, g.' Hullshoff, Mrs. A.
Hullshoff, T. Kemsten, Mrs. H. Morri
son, Mr. Watanabe, Lieut.. C. Yamada.'
For ' Shanghai Dr. M. G. , "Kir by
Gomes,; Mrs. S. C. KIrby Gomes, Mrs.
E. Kirby Gomes, Miss Silib KIrby
Gomes, H. R. Wilson." ' . ;
Pertmf! Llkelik, for Waul and Mo-
1okaI ports, Dec ;10. Mr; and Mrs. . J.
F. - Brown, A. A. Meyer, H. R. Hitch
cock, w: M. Vincent. - c, : ?;:
Per tr. Kilauea. for Kona and Kau
ports,: Dec.1 13. Mr.' and Mrs. E. E.
Conant, Francis Lyman, "Mrs. F. A.
Lyman, Master U. Lyman, Miss Ar
nold, Dr. ' and - Mrs. Goodhue, v Miss
Goodhue(l George LIndley, - Stanley
Mott-Smith. Ernest" Mott-Smith, Miss
D." Lidgate, "Miss M. Lennox, Miss A.
Meyers, Miss M. Meyers, Miss L.
Mutch; Andrew. Guild, Thos. Guild,
Miss M Tavlor.' Miss Mrytle Taylor.
Miss E. Lidgate, J.. Hurd.
Per str. Ciawllne. for Hilo, via way
ports, Dec. 13. Miss M. Taylor, Miss
Myrtle Taylor, Miss O. Lindsay, Miss
M. Deas, Miss I. Gibb, Miss E. Gibb,
Wm. Hitchcock, J, Chalmers,- A.
Wadsworth, D. Wadsworth.. Miss I- G.
Meinecke, Miss E. Chalmers, Miss A.
Chalmers, Miss O. Robinson, ; Dr. G.
W. McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Ca
macho, B. Si Aiken,; Mr. and Mrs. G.
R. Lindsay, Master1 Lindsay, J. Bish
op, F. Wittrock. " . . ,
Per 0.: S. S: Sierra," for San, Fran
Cisco, Dec.,14. W.L A.Hman'. Mrs.
Allman and two children, Miss W.
Blackle.JH. H. Blood, W. S. Brown,
Mrs.. Brown, Mrs. 'Alex. Chalmers, Dr.
Cowes, H. A. Davis. Mrs. Davis, Mrs!
A. DureiflEd win K. Fernandez,' J. W.
Flynn, Miss Marguerite Flynn, Capt.
H. Ford, M. J. Getz, Mrs. M. A. Heb
bard, W J: G. Land, Mrs. Land, W. F.
Markham, -Mrs. Markham, K." Mayer,
Mrs . Mayer, F. Mayn, Mrs. Maynjiiss
A E: O'Connell, C B. Reynolds, P.
D. RobIhson, Mrs." Robinson, F. C.
Ruffhead, Miss Kathleen C: Ruttman,
Mrs. E. A. Rumney, E. Splegelberg,
Miss -Sarah Storie, ' Miss Josephine
Storie, Walter F. Suthers't. Mrs. J.
H. Taplln, P. H. Watson, .S. D. Wil
son, Mrs. Wilson. " : ' ;
' Per Btru Mauna Kea for Hilo, via
way ports, Dec. 14. L. Gay, E. Gay
R. Gay, Elsie Gay, Mary Gay, C.
Baldwin. W. Paris,' Alleen Gibb,
Ester; Gibb," Miss M. Austin, Miss V.
Austin," D. Wadsworth, A. Wadsworth,
8: Austin,' W. Bond, K. G. Bond, Miss
M. Renton;' Miss E. Renton, E, Bald
Win, H. Baldwin,' Mis? Ethel Paris,
Mrs. 'J. D. Paris, A. Paris,. Mrs. E.
Aungst, Miss Akedman. Miss Madden. :
Nora Moir. Grita MoIrw Herbert Cul
len. Miss V. Madden, Miss F. Lidgate,
Miss E Lidgate, G. Molr, Miss C.
Rcld, Miss M. Forrest , Mrs. G.
Wright. E. M. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Falke.
Per str. Mlkahala, for Maui and
Molokai ports, Dec. 17. Miss M. Mey
er, Miss A. Meyerr Miss Annie Meyer.
Per str. Kinan, for Kauai ports, Dec.
i 7. J. P. Cooke, Mrs. W. 11. Vincent,
.Miss G. E. Vincent
Per str. Mauna Kea, for Hilo, via
way ports, Dec.,18. Miss H. Robinson,'
Mies L. Robinson, Miss Jeau Prltchard 1
Miss Maggie .Pritchard, Master A. Mc-i
Kenzie, Mrs. H. McKenzie, ; Mr. and
Mrs. H. P. Wood, Miss H. Caldwell,
Miss L. MarwelL -
Per str. W. G Hall, for Kauai
ports. Dec. 19. Miss A. G robe, Miss
C. Bettencourt, Miss D. G robe. Miss
V. Wenselau Miss H. Schimmelfen
nig. Miss A. Miller. j
Per sir. Claudine, for Hilo via
way portsDec. 20. Miss S. Kalino,
Foster Robinson, A. Robinson, C.
Robinson. Miss R;. Hansen, Miss M. !
Christophersen, Mrs. M. H. Puley,!
Miss I. G. McDonald, Mrs. M. E. Per
ley. Per str. Claudine, for Hilo, via way
pcrts. Dec. 20. Miss Robinson, Mrs.
if. E. Perley.
Per str. Kinau, for Kauai ports. Dec.
2: Miss H. Sch'eramingfly, Miss J. A.
The passengers on the British
Ironsport Soudati Elected $96.88 on
behalf of the four men rescued from
u wrecked junk outside of Hongkong.
The prediction was made by a Ma
rila business man on board th Pa
cific Mail liner Korea this morning
that William Jennings Bryan would
he the next Governor-General of the
When the United States Geodetic
Survey steamer Patterson arrives in
Hawaiian waters, that vessel will be
lound to have a first-class wireless
equipment. It is stated that the de
lay in the installation of tlie appa
ratus has resulted in a delay in sail
ing from Puget Sound. The predic
tion is made that this vessel may re
gain in the islands for the better part
ol the winter months.
Preparing for its annual Christmas
activities, the Salvation Army is
sending out broadcast the following
Dear Friend: Once again the Christ
mas season is upon us, with Its fes
tivities, its gifts, its comforts for
those blessed with this world's goods;
with its deprivations, its realizations
of need and its heart-lonliness for
those who are not.
We are planning a more thorough
distribution of good cheer in this city
than has been possible in the past.
For Christmas itself we must prepare
our usual gifts of substantial aid, sup
plying well-filled baskets to as many
as will be found to be in need, that
the family may partake together of
the good things in their own homes.
Then there will be the homeless to
provide for, in a sit-down dinner at
our Working Men's Hotel. We- must
make them forget that they are lone
ly and far from home and friends.
In addition to these there are the
little ones in the Manoa Home, for
whom all the delights which mothers
plan for their babes must be provid
ed. This has reference to . both the
Xmas turkey, the well-filled stock
ings and the inevitable Xmas tree.
' But we must not forget the child
ren I of Poverty's homes; " they, too,
must have' their Christmas tree at
our hall, and there must be the usual
quota of toys, candies, huts, etc They
have so little to brighten the sombre
mornings of their lives.
All this Is to be united In one great
scheme, for the first time in the
Army's history in Honolulu, as all
branches, are now under one head.
, We cannot attempt, or work to a
happy conclusion any of these de
sires without your generous aid. Will
you give It freely ."In His Name,"
even to a larger extent than in the
past. 'and you have ever been kindly;
and generous."
Enclosed you wm find a sjp,1 aesig-.. too much for the small tyacnt, which
nating the different purposes, to .which was beaten back to the coast.
your money , can be directed, " the . The owners of the yacht. Hie' auto
choice is yours. Gifts of toys, food, jmobile and stolen goods, accompanied
candies, etc., will be gladly received ;fcy a number of police, set out to can-
and called for. .
Looking for ah early response, x be
lieve me,
.. Yours to carry blessings to
those having none,
(Continued from Page 1)
Angeles. - There tvas a reunion there
on the volcano road, while Mr. and
Mrs. Copp and Dr. and Mrs. Robin
son were shaking hands and thanking
their stars that ; everybody was safe.
The Robinsons and Copps -are old
friend l from : Los Angeles, and al
though Dr. Robinson had heard that
the Co'ppsi were in the islands, he
hadn't expected to meet them,, last of
all down Under an overturned auto
on the volcano road.
As for the escape, it was miraculous.
The back car had turned .turtle com
pletely, but as luck would have it, the
front end of the car was up on the
top of the three-foot bank, and the
radiator cap caught on a piece of
rock and held the machine from drop
ping lower. The, passengers got a ter
rific shaking-up but not so much as a
scratch, and the driver suffered only
the cut in the knee, which was given
the benefit of some rude surgery and
didn't bother him. . But the passen
gers In both cars were given a fright,
didn't look as if anybody could come
alive from under the car that had been
flung from the load like a stone from
a sling.
No blame was attached to either of
the drivers, though the passengers in
the cars declare that the autos on the
road should be equipped with louder
horns or sirens, as it is almost im
possible to hear cars coming and
tbere are many curves on the narrow
The other two passengers in the car
were Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Wilcox of
Santa Barbara, Cal. Mr. Wilcox was
the last of the quaret taken from be
neath the. machine. He was pinned
down by the back of a seat across his
shoulder and his shoulder was slight
ly strained, but nothing serious. Ever,
pinned down, by the car and hardly
knowing whether he was dead of alive
he pluckily insisted that the rescuers
help out his wife and Mrs. Copp first.
Both of them had been taken out, how
ever, before the car was lifted enough
tc show Mr. Wilcox -underneath.
As for the auto Itself there was only
the top and windshield broken an:l i
damaged wheel. A new whtl v,'a9
brought from Hilo. the car pir on its
"feet," and it ran down to Hilo wiih
out trouble.
The four people were taken bark-to
the Volcano House, and a,'tr a short
rest proceeded on their w.iy. .
Silvertown Comes Into Print
The British cable steamer Si!er
town, which brought the submarine
cable laid by the Commercial Paeifio
Cable Company from San Francisco
to Honolulu some twelve years arc.
and remained in these waters for
some weeks pending the landing and
adjustment of the line of commvra
tion with the mainland, is referred to
by Australian newspapers as having
arrived at Sydney. The Silvertown
was to have proceeded to a point i t 7
Bondi. where the operation of laying
the shore ends ot the new cable be
tween Bondi and Auckland will b"
commenced. This work will probanh
last under favorable conditions until
about 11 a. m. Immediately after
laying the shore ends the Silvertown
will steam away for New. Zealand,
paying oat Cable as she goes. It was
expected that she will arrive at th
New Zealand end within a short time.
auto mm
Five pirates were captured near
Brisbane, Queensland through being
driven ashore In a storm Just when
they had made plans for a successful
escape with which they intended go
ing to the Solomon islands, according
to late Australian advices.' The men
have been caught by the police.
The 'pirates began stealing stores
and firearms m Brisbane from dif
ferent . merchants and after securing
what they needed for a long cruise
stole an automobile. In the latter
they conveyed their loot to the aux
iliary yawl, Dora, owned by Mr. John
McTaggart, and moored in Brisbane
harbor. Hastily cutting loose from
the " moorings the five freebooters
sailed out to the open sea, but their
piratical cruise did not last much
over a day.
Had Read "Treasure Island."
The barometer had dropped shortly
after the signal station at Cape More
ton had reported the craft was pass
ing out to sea and thereafter a gale
began to blow directly on shore. It
is reported that the pirates, who ' had
secured a good store of rum from one
merchant, were singing as they pass
ed the cape, "their ditty being the fam
ous pirate song and chorus:.
Fifteen men on & dead man's chest;
Yo ho, and a bottle of rum.
Drink and the devil have done for
the rest , '
Yo ho, and a bottle of rum."
The- quintette could., not have sung
for very long, however, as they were
soon at their, wits end trying to keep
(he craft from being driven ' ashore.
One of the number had recently lived
in the Solomon Islands and had fired
the imagination ' of the rest with
stories of restful realms under "palms.
They all knew that no regular steam
er .would leave Australia for the - Isl
ands inside of a month and -they had
planned well. , The : rough weather
which had set In, however, proved
tttre the boat and men While one
party went by rail along ' the shore
line the rest vthartered the ; steamer
Albatross and set out In pursuit. ;The
chase did not last long, . however, aa
the five men were driven ashore near
& lighthouse. -'.v;- ; .
They told, conflicting stories to the
lighthouse keeper.who detained them
tntil the police arrived and took them
back to Brisbane to jail. The suspi
cions of ' the lighthouse keeper! had
been aroused by Beelng the name of
the stranded,; yacht-painted out. and
although he ' knew nothing of the pi
racy the delay he caused them gave
the shore patrol , its chance tp fjnd
the men. j . ' -.
That the1 Chinese Government will
help to finance the Ios Angeles-Hongkong
steamship project; that five vessels,-
costing about $1. 000,000 each.
rwill 'be built on the Pacific Coast,
and that arrangements have practic
ally been completed Tor the acquisi
tion' of seven other ships, now In Ori
ental waters; also that the vessel3
will be operated between California
and. the Far Bast by the ' time the
Panama Canal is opened, were among
the confident statements given out by
Goon Lee, represehtatlng the Los An
geles Chinese on his return from San
Francisco, where be has been enlist
ing the co-operation of the Chinese
organizations and concluding" negotia
tions for the establishment of a large
dally paper in Hongkong, which will
be the official orgap of the Chinese
American trade Interests.
Goon Lee, in this report to the Los
Angeles Chinese Chamber of Com
merce, stated that definite assur
ances have been received from the
Chinese of HaXvaii,, Mexico, South
America and British Columbia that
they will heln to finance the project,
pledging their patronage td an ex-1
tent that will justify the operation
of several large vessels and assuring
Naval Officer desires room with pri
vate family. 5414-3t.
Special Sale: Floor coverings, Chi
nese grass nigs, matttngs and lin
oleums. Tel. 1261.
Lewers &. Cooke, Ltd., King St.
Puunui Lot, 7rxl.0. Price reason
able. David A. Dowsett, real es
tate agent. Tel. 1168. Kaahumanu
St. kr413-tf.
The Grenville (Neuman Homestead),
1054 S. King St. Kverything new
and up-to-date k."414-tf.
The Alcove, 134'. Krnma. Tel lo7.
Centrally located, cooi, select.
College, school and fraternity. Sang
Lev, 4 Mannakea, below King.
New line woolens just in. Sang Loy,
U64 Mauna Kea, below King.
la which la combined the HAWAIIAN
Publishers, Commercial Printers, Bookbinders,
Photo-Engravers, '
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TRANSIENT RATE. 1 1. GO first insertion and' subsequent lasuet pro r&U
CLASSIFIED, Ona Cent per wtrd 30 cents per Una per week.
main offices;.. .V.'V.-. i .V.V. ..... ........ toss alakea street
, Telephonei Editorial lioomi 2I8i Pnslness Cfflre
BRANCH OFFICE ;. .. . .. ..... . . .. . . . ... . ; . . MERCHANT, STREET
v' -: ' ; v- v Telephone 23SS . :. - -.
Per Month, taywhere In United SUtes ;.....;...............;,.,.,..$ to
Per Quarter, anywherw In UnJted SUtea ...................... 3.00
Per Tear, anywhere lu Unltert States.. 100
Per Tear, postpaid, foreign ........... .. .. ..,..,.,,..,...,,, 1100
Per Six ilonthi ....... ........ l . . .v. I '...1 1.C3
Per Year, anywhere In Unitod States.; 100
Per Year, anywhere in Canada ........ .. ....';. 109
Per Year, postpaid, foieign .. r.. 4.C0
Address iO Cdramnnlcatlons to Honolola Star-Bnlletla ItdU Tleaolila, T, JL
prospects which, by . the time . tho
canal Is ready, will necessitate th?
use of the number planned twelve la
all -, -
Two of the vessels to be construct
ed on the Pacific Coast, : either a.
San Francisco or Long. Beach, Cal.,
will be larger than the Manchuria or
Siberia, now operating between San
Francisco and the Orient; one will be
Of a type and capacity almost equal
to the ill-fated Titanic, and the other
two will be smaller, but representing
the most modern ideas of boat con
struction.' -"; .
The International Commercial Bu
reau of Shanghai has taken charge of
the Oriental end of , the projept, and
Is now actively co-operating with the
Chinese of ; the .west coast. More
than 25 of the leading manufacturers
and merchants' associations of Hong
kong, Shanghai and Canton also are
aiding , the American-Chinese, and
within the next two months it is be
lieved thevprdject will have become
an ; International undertaking with
Government approval'; and assist
ance. p , ' .-Vi. : V;-' t J ' y--y
.The project Is reported to have the
indorsement' of several New York
capitalists, and, according to intima
tions received, these captalists are
planning the establishment of several
immense - tourist resorts sear the
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W. C. PEACOCK & CO., Ltd
Wine and Liquor Merchants. '
Merchant, near Fort St.
STAR, established 1SU, and tht
Issued Dalljand Semi-WMZly If
. . .General Business Mauser
coast of China, which are to be main
tained in connection with the pro
posed new steamship line. The trans
Pacific line,' It is generally conceded,
will operate, In connection with a
modern passenger and freight service
extending along the western coast
the New World, from Vancouver, v-
C, via Seattle, Tacoma, Portland. San !
Francisco, Los Angeles, Saa Diego.
Guaymas. etc., to Rio Janeiro. New
York Maritime Register.
Strange Craft Skims Waters
of North China
.'A half million Chinese, residing In
the vidnlty of Shanghai, f displayed ,
intense interest over the maneuvers
of the American aviator. W. B. At
water. who at the time of the Pacini
Mail liner Korea's departure from the
North China port was conducting a
series of sensational flight over the .
water and in the air in a new typi of
Curtis Hydro-aeroplane Atwater, who
passed through Honolulu months ag
is provided with' a number of ma
chines, of modern maaufactnre He is
said to have been very successful in
his exhibition throughout Japan.
The Crown Prince Danilo of Monte
negro has been Beriously wounded in
a baLle with the Turks, v .

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