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HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, WEDNESDAY EVENING. APRIL 21, 1897.
ftillfil III ill 1 1 HI Ill's IS I IE I 1 1 fi STORM III Of ill ns
THE AMERICAN OFFICERS RE
CEIVED IJV TIIU cahinj:t.
vNTIRE CUUW UNDER A Kit EST
NATIONAL GUARD'S HIGHEST OF- ITERRIHLE HURRICANE OFF COAST
SEVERE DRAUGHT IN KULA AND
FOK REFUSING DUTY.
F1CKUS TAlilv l'Klii;i,1. OFNEWZF.r.AVI).
liaving met with success, and wishing
to accommodate our patrons In
Furnishing Their Kitchens With
we concluded to add to our already
large stock of House Furnishing
Looking carefully through the dif
ferent works in the East, we find
of Detroit, Michigan,
re the large t manufacturers of this
class of goods in the world. They
make the largest and be-t line that
is particularly lapted to this coun
try. We secured the Agency for these
Islands, and now have on the way a
large shipment of the
Justly Celebrated llanges and
They will he here on the arrival of
the bnrkc,ntine Archer, which will
probably be about the 20th of this
month. Anyone contemplating buy
ing a new range will do well to wait
a few days and liave the finest assort
ment to select from ever brought to
this market, and at prices to suit the
Due notice will be given of their
LIFE AND FIRE
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Minister Damon .Makes His First Of
flcial Appcarnncu ns Minister o For
eign Affairs Turn Out of Military,
At 11 o'clock this morning President
Dole and members of tliu Cabinet re
ceived Admiral Hcardslee and other
high oilicers from the American men-of-war
in port, including the Philadel
phia, the Marion and the Petrel.
As tlie party approached the King
street entrance of the Executive
grounds, the Government band, under
t lie leadership of Professor Revger,
began playing the "Republic of Ha
waii." Companies 1. and F, of the Na
tional Chin rd, under command of Cap
tain Zeigler, were lined up on the Ewa
side of tlie approaeli to the building.
t the steps tlie party were received
by ollleers of the National Guard and
members of tlie President's staff, in
cluding Adjutant General John H.
Super, Lieut. Col. .T. H. Fisher, Maj.
Pratt, Maj. Potter, Maj. laukea and
Tlie distinguished jiarty was ushered
to the Foreign office, on tlie second
floor, where they were received by
Minister of Finance Samuel M. Da
mon, who is also Acting Minister of
Foreign Affairs. From tlie Foreign
ofliee the otlleials were escorted to the
great hall on the first iloor, where
they were received by President Dole,
Minister Damon, Attorney General
Smith and Minister of tlie Interior
King. Tlie Gilded furniture was m
the hnli. There were hardly any floral
Tlie reception lasted but a brief
time. Only the pleasantest courtesies
were exchanged between the Govern
ment ofticials and the naval ofiicers.
Tlie personnel of the party included
Admiral L. A. Hcardslee, United States
Charge d' Affaires ad interim Ellis
Mills, Capt. C. S. Cotton, of the Phil
adelphia, Capt. James A. Greene, of
tlie Marion, Lieutenant Commander
Wood, of the Petrel, Captain of Mar
ines O. C. Herrynian, of tlie Philadef
pliia, Lieut. G. M. Stoney nnd Ensign
A. L. Willard, on Admiral Heardslee's
personal staff, and Chief Engineer
John Lowe, of the Philadelphia.
A fine of $250 and cost, together
with imprisonment at hard labor for
two months, was imposed upon John
liadin, the back man, late yesterday
afternoon by Judge De la Vergne of
the Police. Court. Ratlin was found
guilty of having opium in his posses
sion, lie was lined $250 last week for
u similar offense. Ratlin has appealed
Tlie annual vestry meeting of the
second congregation of St. Andrew's
Cathedral will take place in the school
room of the Cathedral on Thursduy
evening, April 22, 1897. All the male
members are expected to be present
The meeting will commence ut f
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Newell and Mrs.
O. S. Newell left today for a trip
around the island of Oahu, They will
remain over at P. C. Jones' place one
night, at tlie Halstead's, in Wuialuu,
another night and expect to return to
the city on Saturday. Tlie Newell
party will return to the States by the
China on May 4.
Greater bargains than ever will be
offered at L. H. Kerr's clearance sale
tomorrow, last year's stock of dress
goods will be cleared at a-y price, Re
member the sale ends this week.
We boldly announce that we have
the best values in bedspreads; see our
$1.25 bedspread, hemmed, ready for
use. NT. S. Sachs, 520 Fort street.
Fine repair work.
Wo avo in position to turn out
first-class work on Typewriters,
Bicycles and Firo Arms.
Having secured the services of
a oxpert Gunsmith from the
Coast avo can guarantee satis
faction in this lino.
Wo runko a specialty of fine
enameling, and will bo pleased to
show you our samples.
Hawaiian cycle & piauTg. Go.
. opposito, Lowers & Cooke.
Outcome of the Row Hetweci Cnpl.
Fitzgerald nnd Shipping Master An
drews A New Crew Is Shipped.
Twenty members of the crow of tlie
steamer Ilelene refused to turn to this
morning, because Capt. Fitzgerald
was returned to the vessel. Warrants
were sworn out for their arrest nt
once, and by 11 o clock seven were De-
hind tlie bars at the police station,
charged with mutiny.
There lias been trouble brewing
:i board the Ilelene for some time. Tlie
crew, backed by Shipping .Master Hon
ndrews, were nrrnyed against Capt.
Fitzgerald. Tlie inside facts concern
ing the beginning of tlie feud are hard
to get at, but it appears to have
originated in some personal matter be
tween Fitzgerald and Andrews. It
blossomed out full blown last week,
when the two men came to blows on
the dock. Tlie sailors took the shin-
ping master's part, and, it is said,
saved him from u sound thrashing.
dipt. Fitzgerald was taken off tlie
boat last trip and Capt. Freeman, of
tlie Likelikc, took tlie Ilelene out. Up
on investigation tlie Wilder Company
determined that Fitzgerald was in the
right and he was restored to his com
mand yesterday morning. Hob An
drews resented this and resigned his
position, saying that he would not re
turn to work again so long as Fitz
gerald is in tlie employ of the com
pany. Tlie crew of tlie steamer also took
exception to the Company's ruling and
refused to turn to as long as Capt.
Fitzgerald is in command. They arc
a stubborn lot of fellows and argu
ments proved of no avail with them.
Capt. Fitzgerald met them in tlie olliee
this morning to talk the matter over
and try to ascertain their grievance.
The sailors said they did not -get
enougli poi. J lie captain replied that
that wan not his fault, they must make
proper complaint to tlie company for
such grievances. Still they refused to
turn to. They only kept repeating
that they had no complaint to make
except as to tlie amount of poi served
Tlie Ilelene was booked to sail at
noon, hut up to tlie press hour uad
not yet got away from the dock. Nine
teen of the mutinous sailors have b"en
arrested and are locked up at th" i'o
lice Station. They appear to be a de
terniined lot of fellows. Thev sav that
if Capt. Fitzgerald goes to sea in the
ilelene they are content to remain .n
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mil in the Ilelene, under Capt. Fitz
gerald, they must go hungry.
An ollicial of the. Wilder Company
said this morning that the men :irst
learn that they are merely employes
of the company and must not attempt
to dictate. "If we give in to these fei
lows now," he said, "we should never
be able to control them again. Thev
imagine that we cannot do without
them, because they have been in our
employ for so long. It is hard to get
a new crew at this season of tlie year,
but we must do it or tie up the Ilelene
rather than give the crew tlie upper
At a late hour it was learned that a
new crew had been secured for the
Ilelene, and that she would probably
get nwny before It o'clock. Tlie old
crew are in jail and show no signs of
changing their minds.
MINISTER DAMON INSPECTS.
The regular monthly inspection of
Companies E and F and military head
quarters took place ut 10 o'clock this
morning. S. M. Damon, Minister of
Foreign Affairs ad interim, conducted
the inspection, accompanied by Lieut.
Col, J. II. Fisher. Everything was
found in npple pie order and he
Minister seemed pleased with the way
he found things.
Rev. S. E. Itishop, the Hawaiian cor
respondent for the United Press, has
received notification that this associa
tion has gone out of businers entirely.
Ily the last steamer Mr. ilishop was
informed that no matter would be re
ceived by tlie association after 2
o'clock on tlie morning of April S. lie
has been a correspondent for tlie
United Press for over four years.
HEST FOR WHEELMEN.
Careful wheelmen are never on the
road without Reading's Russia Salve.
It is the best thing extant for bruises,
sprains and cuts Sold by Holllster
An effective advertisement is a fair
Col. Fisher Tells of What Will Happen
to Government Employes Who Do
Not Attend to Their Drill Reform.
Military troubles were fully ven
tilated at tlie election for captain of
Company H, In the. drill shed last even
ing. Five of the highest olllcials In the
National Guard were on hand and hnd
something to say, every word of which
Was of the greatest interest. The re
sult of the conference between the of
iicers' committee and President Dole
over recent embarrasments in the mi
litia was made known. This is the
first time tlie ollleers have opened up
so extensively on the meeting witli the
Coininander-iu-Cliief and many new
matters wereli rought out.
The most important information giv
en out was the statement made by
fnpt. Paul Smith, of CompanyA, that
President Dole had assured the mem
bers of the committee that he would
dee to it hereafter that appointments
to vacancies in tlie Government ser
vice would be chosen from men in the
ranks of the National Guard. "The
President also gave us to understand,"
continued Cant. Smith. ' 'that the
young men already in the Government
employ and not identified with the
.National Guard would be notified that
their enlistment in same would be ap
preciated by the Government."
After Capt. Smith had finished
speaking Lieut.' Col. J. H. Fisher gave
Company II members an idea of what
would lie done with the Government
employes who are now in the Guard,
but who are dilatory in their duties.
They arc to be court martiiiled, and if
found guilty, to be given a dishonor
able discharge. Such treatment ad
ministered to nny Government em
ploye would necessarily cost him his
position, for u rule in tlie military reg
ulations provides, that any one dishon
orably discharged from the National
Guard shall be disqualified to hold
olliee unless interference is made by
the Commander-in-Chief. Col. Fisher
announced that the captain of any of
the volunteer companies who would
prefer charges against those Govern
ment employes included within the
ranks who make no effort to get out
to drills, or take any interest in tlie
company, a court martial would lie
"We must make an example of some
of these people," continued the Col
onel. "I have been told tonight by Mr.
A. F. Cooke, a member of your com
pany, and I have noticed it before,
that the Government employes, gen
erally speaking, are tlie poorest mem
bers in the National Guard. Why
they should liave this indifference I
cannot fully explain. They should be
among the first people of the land to
give the militia their support.
"I feel that, tlie National Guard can
be brought to excellent condition if
matters are properly handled. 1 have
a letter, which is more of a private
nature, from President Dole and deliv
ered to me this evening. In it the
President speaks hopefully of the
Guard and I am convinced that we
have the fullest support of Mr. Dole
and the Cabinet, and It is right that
we should have it."
Maj. George F. Mcl.eoil, of the First
Itattalion, of which Company li is a
part, gne tlie militiamen an inkling
as to what is being done when he
stated that the men should not be sur
prised if twenty-live new members
were added to Company 11 very shortly
after the first of tlie month.
Tlie other volunteer companies, and
especially D Company, which liave
been manifesting a lack of interest
lately in military matters, were also
to be recruited, so the Major said. Evi
dently n great deal of quiet work is
Capt. Sehaefer could not understand
how men could remain away from drill
when they had taken an oath to attend
drills and meetings of their company.
Some, people might not think much of
an (Kith, but he did. Capt. Sehaefer
believed that if tile delinquent mem
bers thought of tills a little there
would be larger turnout at drill.
Maj. J. Walter Jones, of the Second
llattallon, made a few encouraging re
marks. Col. Fisher later in the evening rose
to say that he still had great hopes
that mi armory would be constructed
within a short time. The project
might have to remain in abeyance un
til the meeting of the next Legislature
when an appropriation of part would
rirobably bo made. The Colonel sin
cerely believed thnt the militiamen
(Continued on Tago Fire.)
Tlie Vessel Was Hound for Honolulu
Hut Had to Put Hack and Discharge
Her Cargo Captain's Report.
Full particulars of the terrible hur
ricane off tlie coast of New Zealand
on Februnry l'Jth and 20th that came
near sending the four-masted schooner
Charles F. Crocker to the bottom, were
received in the last mail from San
Francisco, Capt. Piltz having forward
ed his report to the vessel's owners
there. The Crocker was bound for this
port with a cargo of coal, but, after
the storm, she was compelled to put
into Auckland, discharge her cargo
there, receive temporary repairs and
sail in ballast to San Francisco, to go
on the dry dock. At last reports she
had not yet reached her destination,
but no fears are entertained for her
Capt. Piltz describes the hurricane
as tlie worst he ever encountered in
his long experience at sea. Tlie wind
was blowing brad and the sea running
high when the Crocker put to sea, but
before tlie day was over a regular hur
ricane was blowing.. The vessel had
an opportunity to show her good qual
ities as a sea boat. She was heavily
laden, but rode the waves well, though
the seas were piling up around her un
like any that the schooner's sailors
had ever viewed before. When about
10(1 miles off the New Zealand coast
the American nark Sea King, reduced
down to her last stitch of canvas, and
with crew, working hard at her pumps,
wiis sighted. Tlie Sea King was wal
lowing decks under and the Crocker's
men never expected" to .see her afloat
again. I he King put'into port in dis
tress, it was afterwards learned.
All or the morning of the l'Jth the
wind blew violently in squalls. The
sky assumed a ery peculiar shade of
gray, which turned to u dark., green,
like the sky that is a forerunner of a
cyclone in latitudes where cyclones oc
cur. Tlie gale steadied at noon, hut
blew harder than ever. All light sail
had been taken in and the spanker
reefed, lint Capt. Piltz ordered the up
per topsail double reefed, tlie jib
furled and reefs put in tlie main and
Tlie sky continued overcast all tlie
afternoon and the atmosphere seemed
charged with electricity. At 11 p. m.
it was blowing so hard that when an
attempt was made to furl tlie foresail
it was blown away like a piece of
paper, and the men who clung to it
were hurled violently against the rail.
The foretopniast staysail was whipped
out of the ropes with a loud report
and carried nearly a hundred yards
away before it struck the water. While
working witli his men trying to sae
the mainsail, dipt. Piltz was dashed
violently against the mainmast. His
side was bruised and his right foot
badly sprained. The first mate and
two sailors went to the rescue of their
chief and hurried him below out of
reach of the mainsail boom, that
swung violently over the deck, threat
ening to knock the heads off the sea
men, the schooner having broached
and come up into the wind, the helms
man having been thrown off his feet.
Capt. Piltz gave orders to his olll
eers to heave the schooner to, which
order was obeyed. Though It was
thought that the force of the wind
was as great as it possibly could be,
the gale increased. A fearful sea re
sulted, and though the vessel hail here
tofore succeeded in keeping clear of
water, the, waves now broke over her
fore and aft and swept her decks clear
from stem to stern.
Early on the morning of the 20th
tlie wind chopped to the west north
west, and a lull resulted until noon,
when tlie gale ennuneiiced again. The
pumps were worked by the donkey
and kept the vessel pretty, clean, but
she was so disabled and leaking so
badly that dipt. Piltz was obliged to
put in at Auckland.
IIAIRD-MAV In this city. April 20,
1807, nt St. Andrew's Cathedral, by
the l!ev, Alexander Mackintosh, as
sisted by the Uev. John Usborne,
William II. llaird, to Fanny, the
fourth daughter of the late Thomas
May, Usq., of Xewurk-on-Treut, England.
VALUES NOT TO HE I1EATEN.
There are no better values to be
found on the islands that nt L. H.
Kerr's. For bedspreads and curtains
we lead the wny. Likewise for hosiery,
gloves and ribbons. These are posi
tive facts. What arc you going to do
Details of the Daniel's Suicide An Im
pressive Funeral Haiku Sugar Com
pany Put Up a Pumping Plant.
Maui, April 10th.
About 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon,
April 17, iitKalluu, lluelo, Mr. W. H.
Daniels, of Wniluku, committed sul
cido by shooting himself witli a pistol.
For tlie past year or so Mr. Daniels
has been in charge of the improve
incuts being done to the Sprcekclsvillo
ditch, at Knilua and beyond, with his
residence at Knilua. Last Saturday
morning he came in to the plantation
olliee at Spreekelsviile, and got the
money to pay the men under him their
monthly wages. On his way buck just
before noon, it was noticed that he
rode along with his head down, appar
ently very low spirited, nnd paying at
tention to nothing. Meeting some of
his men nt Huelo he paid them their
money, and reached home shortly be.
fore 2 p. in. Going into the house, he
paid no attention whatever to his wife
and children, who were there, but pro
ceeded to a small side room. Here he
found one of his boys and talcing him
out of the room, lie reentered it again
and shut the door. A few moments
later a pistol report rang out, ami
rushing in, the family found him ly
ing on the' iloor, dead. He had placed
the pistol in liis mouth, the ball pass
ing through his brain and killing him
instantly. Notified by telephone. Dep
uty Sheriff King, Mr. Spreckels, Mr.
Itoote, A. N. Keoikai, Chas. Copp and
others proceeded to the scene as
quickly as possible. No inquest was
held there being no doubt of suicide.
Yesterday morning tlie body was
brought to Wniluku, reaching there
ibout 0 o'clock. Tlie funeral was held
at 5 in the afternoon, nt the family
residence, and the body was interred
in tlie Daniels lot, but a short distance
away. Rev. E. G. Reckwlth delivered
the funeral sermon, nnd the house
was crowded with friends and sympa
thizers. Mr. Daniels leaves a wife and
nine children. His self destruction is
said to have been the result of family
troubles. He and his wife have dis
agreed of late, and Saturday morning
lie found that she had drawn or spent
till of his wages, so upon reaching
home he put an end to it all. Mr. Dan
iels was formerly police justice in Wni
luku and was one of the most promi
nent and brightest Hawaiians on Mnui.
Me has been a staunch Royalist and
in him that party here lose their fore
most leader, lie was well known all
over the islands, and many friends
will mourn his death.
Kula residents are already suffering
from want of water. They now barely
have enough to drink and cook with.
Mr. L. von Tempsky is looking about
for a place to move to, as he is nearly
out. of water, and may, perhaps, bo
obliged to locate in Kahului, for a
time. Even Makawao residents are
scarce of water, and if a good rain
does not come soon great distress will
result all over the island.
Mr. .1. S. McCandless is expected on
Wednesday, from Honolulu, with
workmen to bore a well In Maliko
Gulch. Haiku Sugar Co. intend put
ting u pumping plant there, to pump
water up to their cane fields.
A vessel is in sight nt last. It is too
far out to tell what it is but It is sup
posed to be the three masted schooner
Jenny Wand, which is now nineteen
days out from San Francisco. She
brings merchandise for the Pain and
Haiku Sugar Co's. stores, and will take
HlKhcst Honors World's Fair,
Oold Medal Midwinter Fair.
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from Ammonia, AUm or any other adulterant.
In all the great Hotels, the leading
Clubs anil the homes, Dr, Price's Cream
J5alcjg Powder holds its supremacy.
40 Years the Standard.
LEWIS & CO., AgcnU, Honolulu, U. I.
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