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HONOLULU. HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 6, 1897
No. 1 190
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DELEGATION WILL BE SENT TO
WASHINGTON IF NECESSARY.
The Matter Has Been Carefully Con
sidered by the Government ;Thc Ex
ecutive Are Willing to Assist.
It is finite within the ranire of nos-1
sibility that a commission will be sent
from the Islands to Washington to as
sist in the campaign for annexation.
The matter has been given most care
ful consideration by the Executive and
while nothing definite has been decid
ed on, the Government is quite willing
to do its share in the premises. Should
circumstances arise making such a
Iirocedure necessary, a commission
will be selected and desiatehed to the
Minister Smith, in discussing the
Xrobability of such action on the part
of the Government, said the Hawaiian
Legation at Washington has not asked
for assistance toward securing annex
ation, but if such a request should
come from Minister Hatch, it would be
ncted upon, without delay. He ex
pressed the belief that everything pos
sible was being done by tne Hawaiian
r,tirRfntatlvn! iilirn.nl tmvnnl iinvhur
the way for closer union with the !
United States. Then again the pres-j
ence of Mr. Thurston in the States
yould, no doubt, be the means of much
good in the direction sought. The
Minister concluded ills remarks by
saying that tlie Government would be
equal to the occasion if an emergency
arose calling for the services of a com
mission to go to Washington, and that
prompt action would be taken toward
Two Baldwin locomotives were
among the cargo of the Australia.
One is destined for the Hawaiian Agri
cultural Company's plantation at Pa
hala; the other for Pauilo. The latter
bears the name of "Charles Notlcy,"
in honor of the plantation manager.
The one for Pahala Is not yet named,
but will 'likely be called "Daniel Fost
er," after one of the former managers
of the ilacc. The engine for Pahala
will go out next Tuesday by the
DIMOND CASE DISMISSED.
Judge Carter this morning dismissed
id contempt case of William W. Di-
mond vs. Carrie II. Dimond on the
ground that the allegations in the
complaint are not sustained by the
IT'S A PUZZLE.
To find a more pleasant or conven
ient way of seeing Honc'vla and en
virons than on a wheel. Fir-tt class bi
cycles to rent at the HAWAIIAN
CYCLERY", Way Blojk, King sli ret-
Weekly Star, $4.00 per yenr.
Repairing typewritcis is ono
of our specialities. Wo can do it
right, with despatch, and guaran
tee our work.
Old typewriters taken in part
payment for the rcovless. Inow
and second hand machines on
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REATS TIER BEST PREVIOUS TIME
BY EIGHT HOURS.
Speedy Run from Yokohama to This
1'ort 200 Tons of Freight for This
Port Four Passengers for Honolulu
The Occidental & Oriental steamship
Doric arrived in port bright and early
this morning after a banner run of
0 days and 10 hours from Yokohama,
She beat her best previous time on the
run by 8 hours 22 minutes, and the
Coptic's best time by three hours, com-'
ng within four hours of the record
now held by the crack steamship.
China. Had it not been that it would
have been impossible to dock at a
much earlier hour Capt. Smith thinks
that he might liave taken a few
shingles from' the China's record.
The whole run o the Doric since
leaving Honolulu has been an excep
tionally speedy an pleasant one, nnd
she cracked nearly ull of her old
records between ports. On the out
ward voyage the run to Yokohama was
made in 10 days, 9 hours; from Kobe
to Nagasagi in 1 day 1 hour 20 min
utes; from Shanghai to Hongkong in
2 days, 2 hours, 20 minutes; from
Shanghai to Nagasaki in 1 day 4 hours
42 minutes and from Kobe to Y'oyo-
hours 5 minutes, fine
weather was experienced during the
entire voyage. The1 vessel has been two
trips on" the drydock, and no special
effort was made to get siecd out of
her, but the conditions were favorable.
She gave an exhibition of what she
can do without handicaps.
The Doric is deep with freight for
San Francisco and has 2G0 tons for
this iort. Mer iassengcr list is not
large, but contains the names of many
Xeoi)le of more or less note. Caxt. P.
A. Dithlcfsen, an inland sea iilot, is
among the passengers for this xort.
He is in search of health, and will re
main here for some time. Dr. A. Ila
buer, a "globe trotter," will remain
over here a steamer. The only other
passengers booked for Honolulu arc J..
R. Mott, General Secretary of the
World's Student Christian Federation,
and his wife. The following is the list
f passengers booked lor ban j? raneis
co: Mr. 1. Ayrcough, Gen. J. II. S. Al
ber, R. A. Rev. W. H. Cissum, Mr. J.
S. Feason, Mr. Fred Aaylor Gance, Mr.
.1. Hunt, Mr. .1. Llddell, Mrs. M. R.
Morris, Mr. Jacques Tnssott, Mr. II.
P. Whitney, Baron J. S. Aehunthal,
Chief Engineer Burnay, U. S. N., Rev.
E. II. Van Dyke, Mrs. Thos. Gittens,
Ling. G. P. Lumsden, U. S. N., Mr. A.
1. Simpson, Mr. L. A. Trapman, Mrs.
H. P. Whiting and maid.
There are 137 Chinese for Honolulu
nnd ilfty-two "Chinese and four Jap
anese for San Francisco.
These are the .passengers booieU to
leave by the steamer Doric tomorrow " is paniK l"-
morning: Mr. nnd Mrs. Paul Isenberg, ' duces a laugh every time he "rubber
Mr. nnd -Mrs. Paul Isenberg, Jr., Misses necks." The arrival of the Empire
Isenbenr f2h Mrs. Carl Wolters, wife i States express train at Albany, and the
of lie manager of the Lihue planta
tion, nnd George Carter. R. H. McLean,
late Colonel of the Hawaiian National
Guard, is not down on the departing
Bakery, Lunch and lee Cream
Will open Monday Morning, February
8, at 5:30 O'clock.
Everything will be cooked to order,
and the menu will lie complete. The
following are a few of the many , nectlons are rapidly made by the tlre
dlshcs: Ham, bacon and eggs, eggs ' men, who dash about; the liose Is ob-
nny s'yle, or in omelettes, rolled oats,
with milk or crenm, hot cakes, toasts,
cold meats, pickled pigs' feet, lamb's
tongue, sandwiches, oysters in any
lee cream soda with fruit flavors,
and ice cream made to order and deliv
ered to order.
Ten, coffee, milk, cream, hot milk,
cocoa and chocolate will lie served
with ideals or to order, as the case
AN ENJOYAHLE AFFAIR.
Miss Rose Roth handsomely enter
tained a large, number of her friend
at her homo in Maklkl Inst evening
Dancing was the pleasure of the even
ing. Dainty refreshments were nerved
during the Intermission.
Tho very smallest reduction made on
staple dry goods at Kerr's means a
great deal to purchasers. We are at
present supplying about throo-fourths
of the population of Honolulu with
dry goods, nnd are now straining a
point or 'two to catch the remaining
fourth. Will you lielp us to do It?
I ill ROUGH 111 il H
A. S. HARTWELL DEPARTS
Denies That He is Going on Cable
Business Partly for Change and
Pleasure Will Visit New York.
Gen. A. S. Hnrtwell, attorney for
Pacllle Cable Company, will leave on
the steamship Doric tomorrow morn
ing for San Francisco and thence to
Washington. It is intimated that his
mission is one of great importance to i
the cable project and news from the
Capitol City will be eagerly awaited
upon his arrival there. Gen. Hnrtwell,
however, stoutly denies that his trix
will have anything to do with the
"I am not going to Washington on
cable business," he said in an inter
view, "nor am I going there cither at
the instance of the Government or of
any other person. I am going partly
for the change and jileasure of travel,
but mainly-in order to sec certain pcr-
sons in Washington with whom I am
acquainted. I shall then call on a
few friends in New York nnd Boston
and hoxe to return by the Rio on April
"The fate of the cable measure now
before Congress will probably be de
cided before my in-rival there; but I
have nothing to do with advocating
the cable arrangement proposed by
the New York Company. But while
absent I shall certainly not hesitate to
say what I think about annexation
and treaty matters."
VeriscoiH! Presented in Honolulu for
A select audience, not large in num
bers, but generously appreciative,
witnessed the veriscope exhibition
given at the Hawaiian opera house by
Frank R. Clifton last evening. It was
the ilrst time this wonderful bit of
i.icchanism has been exhibited on the
islands, and while the conditions were
unfavorable 1o its perfect operation,
the display was meritorious enough to
win the hearty plaudits of 1 le aud
't'lice, who repeatedly denial, led en
The veriscope is a contrivance by
means of which series of instantan
eous photographs of objects, animate
and inanimate, in motion are pro
duced in life size upon a scict n in
quick succession with such accuracy
that the picture, presented has nil the
life and motion of the original scene.
A 'watermelon contest" between two
darkies is a laughable scene, and the
gentleman who cranes his neck au
peers over the footlights at the aud
ience while the great McKinley parade
..A -N- -v 1 ! !... ; . . .1 . ......
Pennsylvania railroad ferry steamer
Chicago entering her slip are very life
like reproductions. The choicest and
most realistic scene in the set, how
ever, is the New York fire department
and salvage corps turning out to n
lire. The engines, ladder trucks and
hose carts are seen coming down the
street, nnd men, women and children
lly in all directions to get out of the
way. For nearly four minutes every
movement of the firemen Is faithfully
counterfeited. They unreel the hose
and attach It to the fire plug: the en
gine puffs black smoke and clouds of
steam escape from the exhaust; con-
served to swell as it fills with water,
and then the powerful stream bursts
from the nozzle, nnd Is played upon
a burning building in the background.
Thd whole thing is as realistic as In
There will be another concert at
Mokee Island nt 3 Sunday afternoon.
Professor Berger nnnounces the fol
Overture Victor Emanuel .... Kllng
Finale Daniel (new) Moore
Cavatlna Lucia (new) .... Donizetti
Selection Sullivan's Songs .. Knppcy
Cornet Solo Old Folks At Home
(by request) Bernard
Mr. Charles Kreuter.
(a) Reverie (new) Vlenxtcinps
(b) Spring Song (new) .. Mendelssohn
Gavotte Old Tapestry Bogetti
Chorus Day of Judgment . .Schneider
Hawaii Ponoi. 1
Your business must have some pus'i
in order to have some pull.
ARRIVAL OF THE WHALER JOHN
WINTHROP FOR SUPPLIES.
Teachers of North Kona Hold Quarter
ly Meeting The Tux Gatherer
Around C. Uedeuianu Visiting.
Kona, February 4.
The teachers of North and South
Kona met on the 28th and 2!lth at Ho
lualoa, as a regular quarterly meeting.
The following Is the program carried
day, 10:D0 a. m., opening ex
Roll call with quotations.
Short observation papers A. Aiu, fa.
Aiu, S. Pitero.
Reading from Quiney methods of
Botany Miss F. Scott.
Nature Study The Coffee Plant.!.
'Schools" O. Law.
Second Day, 0 a. m. Tonic Sol Fa
Paper on Page O. Law.
Criticism nnd Discussion.
Paper "Enthusiasm in School
Work" If. T. Mills.
Short Essays Toro, R, Amnlu; The
Orange, S. Pitero; Medicinal Plants of
Hnwaiiaus, S. Aiu.
Rending "Errors and Remedies"
Tonic Sol Fa Singing.
The meeting was considered fairly
successful, most absent members send
ing valid excuses. Singing enlivened
the gathering, at intervals, and sam
ples of pupils' work in form with put
ty as media was a new and noticeable
feature and a good one. The next
gathering will be in May, at Kona Wa
ena, and in the meantime the precept
ors of the North will meet monthly at
Holualoa, for practical study under
Mrs. Scott, and those of South Kona
at Nnpoopoo with Mr. -Mills as leader.
The era of cold nights seems to be
past and as the thermometer said 49
degrees early one morning nnd at 1500
feet elevation, the hill residents are
The 30th was memorable as being
one of the roughest days, from the !
freight-landing point of view, for n '
considerable period. Several landings
were made with difficulty, and at Ken-"
lckekua the commodities ol life were
put nshore at Kaawaloa. Nopoopoo
wharf being too exposed, except for
hurried transfer of mail bags and a
few drenched passengers.
Hookena mail and passengers were
boated to the coast near Honaunau
and freight carried along; the low
platform at the regular landing being
considered dangerous. Goods are be
ing landed this (Thursday) morning
on the down trip.
Messrs. C. Hedeninn, C. Davies and H.
(". Austin were in Kona the end of
last week, the former are en route to
Hilo and feeling the pulse of the coffee
patients. The Tax gatherer of high
degree wended his way to Walniea. A
scion of the Wnterlioiise family has
been in the Konas for several days and
has succeeded in getting the old com
bination business nnd pleasure.
The whaler John Winthrop, one
month out from San Francisco,
droped anchor In the old bay at 2 p.
in. of the 2nd. She is taking in bal
last from the rock piles and getting
supplies of fruit and vegetables qire
paratory to sailing up to the Straits
on an oily mission. A trim looking
craft and a crew of thirty.
Judge Carter heard divorce cases
this morning. Manuel Nitoru was
granted a release from Maniea Louisa
on the ground of desertion.
Lain K. Mahelina vs. Moses Mahe
lona Is now being heard.
THEY HOLD THEIR CAPTAIN.
Cajit. Charles McCarthy of Company
1) will not retire from the command
of his company as he at ilrst contem
plated. The captain explained that it
was the lack of attendance on the part
of the members that gae him the In
tention of resigning. To induce Capt.
.Mclnr.iny io remain in rommnuti oi i
the company the boys obligated them
selves to attend nt least three drills a
month until August 1. WUlinih W.
Harris was chosen treasurer of the
company and S. L. Rumsey secretary.
GOES TO KAUAI. .
Attorney J. (). Wood will leave for
Kauai In about ten days to remain on
that Island for some little lime. He
goes on court business and witl attend
to business matters for .a number of
GRAND SECRETARY MOTT
RIVES THIS MORNING.
An Active Member of the International
Committee of the Y. M. C. A. Tour
of the World May Lecture Here.
J. R. Mott, general secretary of tho
World's Student Christian Federation
olid nn active memler of the Interna
tional Committee of the Y'oung Men's
Christian Association, arrived on tho
steamship Doric this morning, and will
remain several days in the city. He is
accompanied by his wife. Mr. Mott Is
just completing a tour of the world
in the interests of the Student Federa
tion, which lias consumed nearly two
years of his time. He has traveled
through fifteen countries in Europe,
India, Austral Asia jmd Asia, visiting
all colleges and universities and or
ganizing 100 college and live national
Mr. Mott has been engaged -n tho
college Y M. C. A. work for nearly ten
years, taking it up Immediately after
he was graduated from Cornell univer
sity. His first labors were in the
United States and during that period
the organization of American colleges
the first National organization in ex
istence was perfected, with a roll of
500 college . societies in the United
States and Canada. loiter Mr. Mott
made three tours of Europe, organiz
ing the National societies there and
doing much good work in the colleges
and universities. Through his earnest
endeavor every college and university
of any consequence 1m the world is rep
resented in the World's Christian Stud
ent Federation. The Federation now
lias 8(00 societies, with a total member
ship of 50,000 students. It is now tho
largest student organization in the
Mr. Mott started on his present tour
from New York in the early summer
of 1805, first visiting Europe, then
passing over into Africa and thence to
Asia. He spent three months in Indiit,
holding six conventions there in dif
ferent large cities and organizing
twenty- five college associations. Ho
found five organizations in Japan, and
organized twenty-five more, forming
them into a national society. In China
he organized all but four of the thirty
societies which now make up the na
tional body there, and In Austral Asia
twenty societies were added to the five
already in existence.
Mr. Mott will remain in Honolulu at
least one week. During that time ha
will visit the colleges and schools :f
the Islands, and organize wjicti
wherever practicable. Although his
special work is among students he will
visit, the local V. M. C. A. and probably
speak one or more times before that
body. Mr. Mott is a young man of
great personal magnetism, and a fine
NO LICENSE FOR KEE.
Judge Perry has dismissed the peti
tion of Tai Kee for a writ of manda
mus against the Minister of tho In
terior to compel that olliclnl to issuo
to the applicant a lodging house li
cense. The Judge holds that the Min
ister is vested by law with discretion
ary power in the matter of issuing
DENY IT WHO WILL! I
It is nn absolute fact that buyers at
Kerr's save from 25 to 50 per cent on
every dollar spent. Kerr's has become
a household word, which goes to prove
that the ladies are well pleased with
their bargains, and TALK about
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