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,- 41', " I ' ft The Hawaiian Star, PUBLISHED EVtSRY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY, BY THE HAWAIIAN STAR COMPANY. Dr. J. S. McOrkw, Walter G. Smiiii, Editor-in-Chief. Managing Kililor. SUBSCRIPTION It A TES: Per Year in Advance, $G.OO Per Month in Advance, 50 ' ADVERTISING RATES: Rates for transient and regular ad vertising may be obtained at the publication office : Bell Telephone Number 237. Hawaiian Star Company. J. S. McGrew, A. S. Haktwkll, G. W. Sun 11, E. A. Jonks, John EMmeluth, President Vice l'rcsiden1 - - Secretary, - - Treasurer, . Aud'to NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. The Hawaiian Star Publishing As sociation has placed the responsibl Editorship of this paper in my hands, and has employed Walter G Smith staff correspondent of the San Fran cisco Chronicle, to act as Managin Editor. Mr. Smith has been connect ed with some of the leading journal of the United States, and is a news paper man of experience and an an nexationist whose pen has already done the cause acceptable service. Jno. S. McGrew. THE HAWAIIAN STAR. This journal is established by th mechanics, tradesmen and professiona men of Honolulu in the interests of good government fur the Hawaiian Islands. The founders and supporters of the enterprise are ambitious to serve th political, social and industrial welfare of the country, and will, as a vital ci-n dition of public order, business stability commercial progress and pure adaiinis trative methods, support the cause o annexation to the United States. While sustaining the Provisional Government in such of its measures, as may seem wise, necessary or prudent this paper will not hesitate to diffur from it or to criticise its couise when over the demands of public well-bein may be met by such a service. Fidelity to the annexationist cause with its obligation to be firm and un yielding in the grapple with resisting dogmas, does not blind the Star to the fact that, in discussing themes o highest national concern, courtesy, fair ness and good nature should b imposed upon the leaders of debate This paper will not deal with Hawaiian politics from the standpoint of personal acrimony. To the deliberations of sovereign people, summoned in the midst of peril to decide momentous issues, there must be invoked a spirit of earnest and sober inquiry, of pa triotic respect for law and of reasonabl attention to the views of all well meaning men. Apart from its character as a politico journal the Star will be, so far as the limitations of island life and distance from the centers of the world's activity shall permit, a modern progressiv newspaper one which shall keep abreast of all the events that enter into the sum of Hawaiian history and progress and into the cognate develop ment of America and Polynesia. CIVIL RIGHTS FOR ALL. It serves the purpose of those wh are leading the native Hawaiians astray in politics to declare that annex?'.lon ists desire to withhold civil rights from men of Polynesian blood. Unfortun ately, the hot resentments of a month or tw ago found relief in such a threat but the lapse of time and calm study of the American constitution have con vinced rrjost thinking men that, if Ha waii comes into the Union her peopl will, eventually, receive the voting privilege. The fifteenth amendment to the United states Constitution reads as follows: Section i. The right of citizens of the United State to vote shall not he denied or bridged by the United States or by any Mate on acc-.unt ol race, color, or previous condition ol servitude. That amendment is a charter of equal 4-hts by which the negro of the Southern cane fields, the Hungarian peasant of the Eastern cities and the of New Mexico and Arizona who h or natura'iztion obtained 'Tcuohip, is empowered to i and vei'fc The only o the rule -.re against j lunatics, convicts, irredeemable savage like the reservation Indians, and Ori entals who refuse to adopt the manners, customs, politics, language and relig ions of the country and are not fit subjects for naturalization, To none of these tabooed classes dues the Ha waiian belong. His education, Christ ianity and civilization are the boasts of seventy years of cfT .ft on the part of the American perple. He is the mental and moral equal, to say the least of him, of the enfranchised nr-gro. He reads, writes and worships the Christian God. The political rule his race has oxer ciscd on these islands has been honor ed by all the great powers in the per sons i f their envoys and embassadors. Fnni any point of view his claim upon the suffrage cannot be argued down without putting the letter and spirit of the Americ n charter to an open shame Perhaps in no better way can the enlightened policy of the United States towards the voting privilege bt shown than by reciting the acts that have conferred it upon the Creek, Choctaw and Seminole Indians. These are of enfranchised tribes of the Indian Territory. So long as they were mur derous savages they were kept under restraint; but the moment they began to cultivate the arts of peace they were treated with a generosity and justice that did not stop short of home rule. To-day they have their own legislature, courts, police and governing chiefs. Is the Hawaiian likely to fare worse, in view of the greater advances he has made ? It must m t be forgotten that annex ation itstlf will not dispose of theques tion of the elective franchise That can be treated only by Act of Congress for the simple reason that by the Con stitution of the United States legisla tion ci ncerning American territory em inates from Congress and is not a part of the treaty powers of the President and Senate. Congress, being a popu lar body, is accustomed to deal with franchise questii ns in the populai American way. The Star, as an annexationist jour nal, bids the natives of these islands be of cheer. Under the hrot.d folds of the American fl g there is no room for dis tinctions of race and color at the bal lot box. If there should be any tem porary suspension of the franchise, due to a desire to settle the Oriental issue without friction as well as to the neces sity f preparing a full code of laws, a work which requires time and care, it would be one that should include whites as well as natives, Americans as well as Polynesians, in its necessary and remedial scope. In the end all would share alike in the privileges and immunities of citizenship. PIGS IN POLITICS. It is common enough to propitiate the Goddess Pele with presents of live black pigs and strident roosters, but when it conies to getting on the right side of Uncle Sam by the same means, the proceeding grows unique. Still the experiment is to be tried. As may be seen in our local columns the native Hawaiian women intend to give the Yankee commissioners a hookupu on an even greater scale than the one which turned the Charleston into a barnyard two years ago. They will do it in thexheerful hope that if Mr. Blunt, General Schofield and Admiral Brown are given pigs enough they will ex change the Quten for them and put her on the throne again. A fair ex- change is said to be no robbery, but likely enough the Commissioners, even if their appetite for pork is good, will hesitate on the brink of restoration. However, it is nut best to prophesy. Common geese saved Rome and if this kingdom can be redeemed by the 00 cult aid of pigs and poultry by all means let the thing be tried. It would be worth knowing that with mankind in the western hemisphere pretty general ly opposed to royalty the pakcrs and chickens are yet in favor of it. The interview with Hon. C. A. Mac Arthur of New Y rk, which appears elsewhere in this impression, is worth the careful reading which it will no doubt get from members of all Ha waiian parties. Col. MacArthur is a veteran observer and is able, as few men are, to mark the course of public opinion in the Unittd States. When he says that popular sentiment there would swamp the Democratic party, in case Mr. Cleveland should attempt to haul down the American flag on these islands, he states a fact which finds verification in the instincts and character of the Anicriran people, as well as in the utterances of the New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco press. It would be wise in the rcstorationists to take council of men like Col. MacArthur once in a while, and give the kahunas a rest. It is an idle thought which may account for its prevalence in certain quarters that deftitt t f the annexa tionist movement would mi an a return to monarchy In point of fact tegal rule in Hawaii, like French rule in Mexico ?nd Bomb n si vctiignty in Brazil is dead and so deeply buried that its resurrection, if it even happens, will be on the other side f the globe. The men who made the revolution of 1893 will not 1 f their own accord sur render its fruits; and, the idea that thty would bec.inpelWd to do so by the Unittd States or that the American government wou'd permit any other 11 ti n to use S'.ch compulsion, is plain ly absurd and pi crile. Anntxationis to reasonable minds, the manifest destiny f these islands. If the Un ted States should sec fit to defer action upon the issue for a time, a continued protector te would result. In tither case the monarchy wi uld gain nothing, and the sooner the ex Queen makes up her mind to that and acce ts the logic of the revolution, the better for her arid for the country she pn fesses to 1 ve. The most curious spectacle which Hawaiian politics affords is that of half-white leaders whose fine proper ties ate mortgaged to the last acre, or ganizing leagues against a policy which would retrieve their fortunes ai d give them wealth and influence t- be had under no other political sinus. As citizens of the United Sutes, with fur tunes at their back and with a 1 yal and devoted native following, men like these might become, b ilh at Honolulu and Washington, publicists of place and reputation. Tin ir present course, if successful, would mean sh' riff's salts of all they have in the world and con tinual discords, for the o-untry. Yet a sentimental allegiance to a brumuingem throne, a deposed Queen and a flag that never stood for power at home or strength abroad, keeps them from grasping the prizes i f a great opportu nity. Men never stood more in their own light. The first issue ( a newspaper is al ways incomplete and the Star is no ex ception to the rule. Many advertise ments intended for Ihis number could not be set in time, but will make iheir appearance to-morrow and on the day following. Within the next few days the paper, in all its departments, will be materially improved. There are other great enterprises besides the Oahu railroad which de end on -the success of ai.mx.'tion. Is there anything of equal or approximate value that would come from its defeat? We put the question to the fervid ora tors of the Cummins league w h are at liberty to retire to the ante room ar d consult. Three months after annexation the Oahu railroad people would put $9,00, 000 in circulation heie. Within two years and a half the amount would be doubled. A stable government means that all the avenues of Hawaiian prosperity would be opened f.r the common benefit. Annexation means equal rights, ex panded commerce, a trebhd population and a return of good times. Royalty stai.ds for a privileged class, stagnant business and uneasy politics. There is only one way f. r a patriot to go, whether of native or white i.ncestry, and that is towards the Unittd States. The Japanese want Hawaii, no doubt, but they stand about as much chance of getting it ns a colony of fighting wrens would to secure an island on the moon. PERSONAL. Marshal Hitchcock left to-day for Hilo to be absent a week. Photographer Williams accompanies the Raymond tourists to the Volcano. James Philips Smith and wife of Santa Cruz expects to return to the isl ands next season. Miss E. A. Knapp, the Call-Bulletin correspondent here, will leave for home on the Australia. Frank Godfrey starts fur San Fran cisco to-morrow on a brief business trip. Hon. M. S. Smith, General Alg. r' partner, who is a guest of t'ie Hawaiian Hotel, expects to depart on the China. Miss Kate McGrew will accompany her friends Mr. and Mrs. Whiti ey to the coast by the China. IT. F. Glade was struck on the head by a piece of wood blown from the roof of the Marshal's office yesterday. He suffered the loss of some b!o d but under Dr. McKibbin's care is doing well. BY AUTHORITY. FOREIGN OFFICE NOTICE. Korrkin OrncB, IIoNOI.ut.lj, II. I., March 23, 1893. His Excellency the I'residcnt of the Prnvl sinnal Government of the Hawaiian Islandi has leceived an autograph letter of which the following is n copy 1 11ENJAMIN HARRISON, President of the United States of America. To His Excellency SANDI'OKI) 11. DOLE, President of tin; I'rowsional Government of the Hawaiian Islands, Grkai ami Goon ErtlKNt) : I have re ccived the letter i.f January 24th, 1893, by which rou inform me that the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands has been quietly and peaceably established under a Proclamation formally and publicly made at the door of the Government llulldlng in Ho, nolulu i.n the 17th ihy of January, 1893, and that the said Government has honored you with the office of l'tesident of the Provisional Government and Chairman of the Executive and Advisiny Councils of the P.ovisional Gov eminent of 'lie Hawaiian Islands. I pm pleased 'o note the expression of your earnest desiie to maintain and strengthen the strong friendship which has for so many years exisied between the United States and the Hawaiian Islands, and to assure Your Excel lency that I shall omit no effort which may conduce to the accomplishment of a purpose which 1 so hc.11 lily desire. May God have Your Excellency and the People of the Hawaii n Island's in His wise keeping. Your Good Friend, 11ENJ. HARRISON. Uy 'he I'residcnt : William V. Vhrion, Act'ng Secictary of State. Government House, Honolulu, March 20th, 1893. J Notice U heieby given that His Excellency THEODORE C. PORTER has been appointed a Commissioner of Crown Lands of the Hawaiian Islands, vice Mr. P, C. Jones, resigned. The Hoard now consists of J. A. King, T, C. Porter and C. P. Iaukea. Government House) Honolulu, March 23, 1893. j Notice is hereby given that EDWARD GRIl'I-IN HITCHCOCK has this day been appointed Marshall of the Hawaiian Islands, vice Mr. W. G. Ashley, res gned. (Signed.) WILLIAM O. SMITH, Attorney-General. Government House, .II0N0 ulu, March 20, 189). Notice is hereby given that WILLIAM FOsTER, E,Q., HON. AL11EUT FRANCIS JUDD and CECIL 13P.0WM, Esq., have been appointed Commissioners for the purpose of Revising and Codifying the Penal Laws of the Hawaiian Isl nils in accordance with the provisions of an Act of the Hawaiian Legislature approved August 6, i8g2, provM ing therefiir. I NOTICE. Office of the Board of Health. The following named persons have been chosen and appointed Officers of the Board of Health : Hon. W. 0. Smith President. Charles Wilcox Secretary. C. 11. Reynolds Executive Officer. David Dayton Agent on Leprosy. L. L. La Pierre Inspector and Manager of Garbage Service. (J. W. C. Jonei Inj-pector. The Committees of the Board are : On Leprosy Dr. V. L. Miner, John Ena. On Quarantine and Contaeious Diseaes, other than Leprosy Dr. F. R. Day, J. T. Waterhouse, Jr, On Public Health and Sanitation Dr. G. P. Andiews. J, O. Carter. CHARLES WILCOX, Secretary Board of Health. The members of Waialua, Oahu, Road Board having resigned, the following gentle men have been this day appointed to consti tute a new Board : , EDGAR HALSTEAD, Dk. D. F. ALVAREZ, ANDREW COX. J. A. KING, Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, March 18th, 1893. Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the joint action of the Executive and Ad- sory Councils, THEODORE C. PORTER, has been appointed a member of the Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands to administer the Depart ment of Finance. (Signed) SANFORD B. DOLE, President of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands. EDGAR HALSTEAD, Esq., has this day been app linted a Notary Public for the rirst judicial Circuit of the Hawaiian Islands. J. A. KING, Minister of the Interior, Interior Office, March iS, 1893. WM. G. ASHLEY Esq., has this day bc.-n appointed a Notary Public for the First Judicial Ciieuit .( the Hawaiian Islands. J. A. King. Minister of the Interior, crior Office, Mar. 25, 1893. -ii nV "1 Ti r riifi WrfiTiThiiTiiniiiwf.iilitf Government House.) Honolulu, March 20th, 1893J Notice is hereby given that Ills Excellency ' THEODORE C. PORTER has been appointed a Commissioner of Crown Lands of the Hawaiian Islands, vice Mr. P. C. Jones, resigned The Hoard now consists of J. A, King, T. C. Porter, C. P. Iaukea. SALE OF THE LEASE OP THE GOVERN MENT, LAND OF KEPUHI, PALOLO, OAHU. On MONDAY, April 3, 1893, at 12 o'clock noon, at the front entrance of Alilolani Hale will be sold at public auction, the lease of the Government land of Kcpuhi, Palolo. Oahu, containing an area of 11 25-100 acres, a little more of less. Term Lease for 15 years. Upset price 870 per annum, payable semi annually in advance. J. A. KING. Minister of the Inteiior. Interior Office, March 3, 1893. SALE OF THE LEASE OF GOVERNMENT LOTS, NOS. 74 AND 7Sl ESPDANADE, HONOLULU, OAAU. On WEDNESDAY, April t2, 1893, ' 12 o'clock noon, at the entrance of Aliiolani Hale, will be sold at Public Auction, tne lease of Government Lots Nos. 74 and 75. Esplanade, Honolulu, Oahu, containing 10, 000 square feet, a little more or less. Term Lease for 10 years. Upset price 8300 per annum, payable semi-annually in advance. J. A. KING Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, March 14, 1893. SALE OF GOVERNMENT LAND IN NORTH HILO, HAWAII. On THURSDAY, March 30, 1893, at 13 o'clock noon, at the front entrance of Aliiolani Hale, will be sold at public auction 310 2-10 acres of bush and woodland, about ii miles atove the main road, in the district of North Hilo. Hawaii. The Government reserves the right of way for a road through this land. It is conditioned that the purchaser of the above land shall pay cost ol survey and plot ting of same. Full information in this regard can be obtained upon application to the Land Office, Inttrior Department. Upset price ?3lo. J. A. KING. Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, February 23, 1893. SALE OF THREE TRACTS OF GOVERN MENT LANDS IN NORTH HILO, HAWAII. On THURSDAY, March 30, 1893, at 12 o'clock noon at the front entrance of Aliiolani Hale, will be sold at public auction, three Tracts of Government Lands, in Mauluaiki North Hilo, Hawaii, viz: Tract No 1 Containing an area of 21 67-100 acres, upset price $108. Tract No. 2 Containing an area of 18 30-100 acres, upset price S91.50. Tract No. 3 Containing an area of 13 99-ico acres, upset price $69-95. It is conditioned that the purchaser of the above lots, shall pay costs cf survey and plot ting of same. Full information in this regard can be obtained upon application to the Land Office, Interior Department. J. A. KING. Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, February 23, 1893 SALE OF A LEASE OF GOVERNMENT LAND IN HILO, HAWAII. On MONDAY.April 3, 1893, at 12 o'clock noon, at the front entrance of Aliiolani Hale will be sold at public auction the lease of a portion of the Government land of Kaapoko, makaiofthe Govornment road in Hilo, Ha waii, containing an area of 15 rcrcs, a little more or less. Term Lease for 15 years. Upset price 880 prr annum, payable semi-annually in advance. J. A. KING. Minister of the Interior Interior Office, March 3, 1893, SALE OF GOVERNMENT LANDS IN KUAIA AND KAHOAHUNA. On THURSDAY, March 30th, 1893, at 12 o'clock noon, at the front entrnce of Aliiolani Hale will be sold at public auction, (4) sec tions of land in Kuaia and Kahoahuna, N. Hilo, Hawaii, as follows; Section 1 Containing an area of 39.2 acres. Upset price Slob. Seciion 2 Containing an area of 37.7 acres. Upset price $189. Section 3 Containing an area of 40.43 acres. Upset price S203. Section 4 Containing an area of 9.5 acres. Upset price $45. It is conditioned that the purchaser of the above lots, shall pay the cost of survey and plotting of the. same. Full information in this regard can be obtained upon application to the Land Office, Interior Department. J. A. KING Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, February 22d, 1893, SALE OF ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER FRANCHISE. In accordance with the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate and control the production and furnishing of Electricity in Honolulu," approved Janu.ny 12th, 1893, there will be sold at Publjc Auction, On WEDNESDAY, the 3d day of May, 1893, at 12 o'clock noon, at the front entrance of Aliiolani Hale, the exclusive rightland fran- rhisc to furnish and supply electric light and electric power within the district of Honolulu during the term often (10) years from the date of such sale. The following privileges and exempted from said franchise t 1st. The right of any person or corporation to erect electric apparatus nnd produce clcc tricity for cither light or power for his or Its own use upon the premises where produced 2d. The right of the Hawaiian Tramways Company, Limited, under the franchise al ready granted to it, to erect a plant, poles and wires for the purpose of furnishing power for the propulsion of its cars, or for making a contract with any one or more of the contract ors to furnish it with such power for use on any of its tracks, whether the same is wilhln the district of such contractors or not. 3d. The right of the Government to furnish to any part of Honolulu, electricity for light or power, produced by the power now obtain ed from the piescnt water supply of the cily, up to the capacity of electric dynamos now owned by the Government. The sale of such franchise is subject to the Rules, Regulations, Inspection and Tariff of Rates to be chaigcd to Consumers, asset forth In the said nb ive-mentioned Act. The UrsF.r Phice, at Auction, of said Franchise is 2 per centum of the gioss re ceipts of the Contractor from nil elect, ic light and power furnished to consumers. The Bids for such Franchise shall be for the peicentage of such gross receipts, which the bidder is wil'ing to pay to the Government over and above such percentage. The Contractors shall be exempt from paying such peiccn'nge of receipts for the first two years of such contiact. A Deposit of $500 cither cash or n certified check on a Honolulu Bank, will be requited from the successful bidder on the fa" of the himme'i which deposit shall be a foiefeit to the (jovc nmcnt it such bidder nils to e.-.ccute the contract pioviucd for in Section 5 of sjid Act, within twenty days from the date of sale. A Bond, in the sum of $5000, with two approved sure: ies or a deposit of $ 2500 in gold coin in lien (hereof will be requi'ed, for 1 he faithful obseivance of all of he .crnis of the contiacl, and for the obseivance of all the terms tnd conditions of the law under which the fianchise is granted. J. A. KING, Minister of the Interior. Interior Office, Feb. 21, 1893. Communica.ioa.l The Question of the Hour. Editor of the Star : The broad fact that the final destiny of Hawaii is incorpoiation with the United States has not been denied by those now in opposition to the measure. The only excuse given for resistance is that the time has not come, that the occasion is yet inopportune for the proposed change. i his is a familiar plea, Any great change in matters sor ial, moral or political, always lias us opponenis and detractors. Consciva tism, inertia, the lazy habit of m t wish ing to face a problem, or whalever the cause may be called, is characteristic ot a large part of humanity. It is, in this latitude, sometimes attributed to the climate. However that may be the time has corre in our opinion, and now is, when no less radical a nieasuie than annexation to the United States is needed to save us from endless political complication, or perhaps from anarchy. The measureless benefits to be reaped by b,.th countries in the im mediate and the distant future are nut, perhaps, easily realized except by the close student ot poltt cal history. 1 o realize them take a map of North Paci fic Ocean, with the western coasts of North America and the eastern and southern coasts of Asia! Draw lints from the great commercial cities on each coast to those of the other and note how nearly these lints pass to ihe Sandwich Islands. then get tellable statistics regarding distances and com merce, where will be found that, upon the completion of an Isthmian, inter oceanic canal, New York, Liverpool and London will be brought within from six lo eight days nearer the eastern coast of Asia than by the present route, through the Suez canal Hawaii lies almost in a direct line be tween the gnat commercial cities of Asia and this projected waler way. With a finished canal, a cable connect ing us with the United Stales, both of which will be accelerated, it not made ap absolute necessity by annexation, who cannot see the commi-rcial and sir geiic importance of these islands. Hong Kong alone has an import and an export trade of six hundred millions of dollars yearly. A large part i f this must of necessity be turned into this new channel. 1 hus Honolulu will be come the center of this traffic, either as a port of transit, or as one of dis tribution, to say nothing of its growing importance as a stopping place between the western coast of Not lb America and Australia. The long sought for north-west passage will have been realized. Is it possible that the United Slates, with the proverbial astuteness of her statesmen, her merchants and her people generally, will let this occasion pass? We do not, for a moment, believe it. Then as lo our selves, we speak not for, nor in behalf of any one nationality. We hsi"e the extreme of an heterogeneous "pula tion. We ought to live toge ler in peace and pull altogether, V have not done this fur sevcral'yc is past. It should most assuredly not lo so in the future as an independnt state, either republican or monarmcal. A proteclorate would invo ve us in endless complications and difficulties, both internal and external. Union with the strong, just, and great Republic is our only safety. It would bring capital and an indusfrh us, saving population into the country. Contract labor, a synonym for degraded labor, would be abolished. A new impetus would be given thus to production. Wages of all classes would enhance The kith' anas of Hawaiians would be doubled or trebled in price. Our dead markets would pulsate with life; our valleys imile, our hill tops rejoice. 1 THE ADVISORY COUNCIL. To-day's Session of the Local Legislative j Body. Thtf Executive and Advisory Coun cils tii.et in executive and open sessions Ibis morning. Hurt. Francis M. Hatch, member of the Advisory Council, was ginnted a leave of absence for f ur weeks, during which tune he will visit San Francisco on business. T. C. Poller, Minister, of Finance, read tin; repot I of the Finance Com mitter, and also the weekly tcpqrt of the FiiianTo office. A request was placed before the Council asking that the Provisional Government allow the American flag, which was raised on the t5overnment building on Febuiary 1 st, lo be fur warded to Ch capo to be raised during the opi ning exercises of the World's Columbian Exposition on May 1, 1893. The, request, afjcr consideration, vas tabled for future action. Joseph Marsden, C mnrssioner to Wpshiii;ton, was present and answered questions nfcounrilincn regarding the state of feeling in the United Slates, as compared with that existing there when the Commissioners first arrived. Mr. Mardscn's replies were to the effect that while, ji-.-rhaps, the sau e pitch of en thusiasm had not been maintained, yet all classes of Amer can citizens were equally favorable to annexation and showed a quiet determination to work for and sV cure, if possible, that desira ble end. POLICE COURT. In the Police Couit to-day several Chinese gambling cases went over on motions for discharge and judgment was reserved. In the case of Ah Fook, charged with having opium in possession, judgment was rendered and a fine of $50 impo? ;d. Judgment was reserved in the case of AndradJ', charged with selling liquor to minors. HYMAN BROTHERS ROBBED. An Attempt to Force Their Safe Theft of Goods. During last night a burglar enlered the store of Hyman firos., on Queen s'reet by breaking through the sky light over ihe large double ofiil'e at the ' rear of the salesroom. An at.empt was made to force the safe, whkh Vasonly given over after one of the door hai dies had been knocked off and Ihe combination had been so injured by violent blows that it took an expert locksmith most of the morning to moke it work. The bu'glar made a general search along the shelves of both ihe lower and upper salesrooms, and selected, the most valuable small articles he could carry away. At present the extent of the goods stolen is "lncertain. The thiof made his exit through one of the upstairs windows. Dep- lure of Mrs. Ashley. M s. W G. Ashley will leave by the Australia tpmoTow for the Coast and will be rbse;nt from eight months to a year. She 'will be accompanied by her. children a,nd will nsido in San Jose, Cal., when the lat.' r will he placed in scho 1. San Jose is Mrs. Ashley's old In me where she lesided at the time of her maiiiage and where she has many friends and 1 datives The Makaha Coffee Company. The Mak3ha Coffee and Fruit Com pany, which was started a few weeks ago, is rapidly Hearing compi'ei.u.v. Tlie prospec.us set forth q.iie fully the plans and expectations 1 f he new enterprise, tigtther with the ditails of expenditures reaching into tie thous ands. The s'c ck of the new company is nevertheless being fully siiDscribcd by many enterprisii g citizens, who have the habit of looking ahtad, and already $30,000 in st ck his been taken. Mr. L .w, the pn j ctcr of the enterprise, slates that as soon as $10, 000 more is subscribed the company will begin work in earnest. Probably by the next 'hrugh' steamei to the Coast the company wijl send Mr. H. J. Rhodes to San Francisco tojM purchase plants and fruit trees to bef set out this year, if possible. AniontW the varieties inipoited wiM be orangesjEU lemons, limes, currents, gooseberries."' rubarb, asparagus, etc. . g ti. von werinen succeeds the late D. L. Huntsman as English Editor of the Liberal, , Wesley Newcomb, Jr.,' a Well re membered islander is a clerk in the stale txeculive department of New Y.rk. THE AUSTRALIA'" "ASSENGERS. The following pas; ers are bonked to sail by the Ausira for San Fran cisco, at nocn to-nic v : C. L. Unto, M. lialous. T. E. Andre, P. Opfergel f.tm., E. B. Mitleton, wife & ch., ..CWhite, Rev. Dr. Lucas, Mrs. J. M. 'Oat & 2 chils.. Win. Goidon, T. Captan. W. B. E)!b. Mrs. I. V. Knapp, P. R. Fulton, Mrs. W. G. Ashley eV 3 chils., W. J Fernn, F. C. Ewing, M. McFrecor. R. Wet- ster, Mrs. Muller, Miss V. R. Feellin, Misses Hopper, M'ss Young, Owiyang Kee, Mrs. Kisklard, W, A. Johnston, C. Kaiser, Dr; Micdonald and wife, Mrs. F. L. Gtilick.jMiss I. Stiles, Mrs. and Miss Hicks, P.'W. White, wife eS: 2 clnls , Mrs. W. J. Rowell, F. Lewis, Mrs Owen. Theo. Barlow and wifi. M. Louisson. Miss Gililand. Mrs. E. S. Cunha it 2 chils , Dr. Corwin, J. A. lav. Miss Greenwood, Miss SherlirttT. Miss Schemh. Miss lViillins. IF. T. Hecber, Mrs F. J. Heck'er and son, J. ) W. Center and t aunhter. S. C. Allen - wife, Col. E. D.Judd, M. Greenwood wife, J, L. Stoddard, B. R. Banning, P. 1. Hi''L'ins it wife. 1. II. Mnc'ilnnnlrt - - no rf- - ... J. W. Mocdonald, Mrs. V; C. Wilder, ivr:,.,. tt ...... ri lir a ...rr 111193 xuiciauii, 41, iUUIIUiUll IV WUCT, Mrs. A. J. Cartwrighf & 2 :hils.