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NOVEMBER 25, 1898.
No. 2044
Hake your own
Poi with an
An evenly baked, all
around crusted Loaf of
Bread can be had by using
Purchase a
and use pure water.
Gil i OF FEfilGIIIIWOiftllS
Harrowing Talc of the Alaskan Eldo
rado Broke and Disgusted Men on
the Aorangi.
Thirty much disconcerted, if not
thoroughly disgusted, Australian min
ers, are passengers by the Aorangi for
their homes In the south. Most of
them passed through Honolulu last
winter in the steamer Cape Otway on
the voyage to the Alaskan Eldorado,
the Klondike. They were hardy and
brave men, and went forward with
fearless hearts. Their return is not
the same. They are dead broke, and
wish to get as far from Dawson City
oh steam and better fortune can take
"Alaska, curse the name!" said one
of them with emphasis this morning.
"I would os soon be alone, without
money, in the desert of Sahara. We
are fortunate in getting back on a
steamer. Most of our party are mnk
ing their way as best they con down
the coast, to Vancouver. I doubt if
many will ever get out of the place
"For us Australia is good enoucrh.
There are no hardships there, and
when we prospect wo know what we
are doing. None of our whole party of
tnree hundred has mode a stick in
laska. We ore nil ont. Those of 11s
who hod grub sold it at Dawson to
pay our way back. We are traveling
on it now."
The Australions are reallv much
discouraged. They looked neat and
enthusiastic when they passed
through here some months ago. Now
iney appear seedy and worn, wenr
bush beards and inquire the price of
meal at a restaurant before they
sit down. 1 hey will return to Knnca
roo Land firmly resolved never to
strike out again on a venture in the
frozen north.
The sale of fifteen shares of Ookola
at 08 was reported as made between
boards. At the regular session today
twelve shares of Ewa went for 2371,
The bids this morning were: Ewa
2371., Onhu assessable 70, Hawaiian
government bonds 100, Oahu R. & L
Co.'s bonds 100.
Asking prices were Brewer & Co.
GOO, Ewa 2.)0, Hawaiian Agricultural
400, Hawaiian Sugar 100, Kahuku 120.
Onhu assessable 71, Qahu Sugar ISO,
Ookola 100, Pepeekeo 200, Pioneer 300,
Wailuku 285, Waininnalo 170, Waimea
125, Waionae 210, Tnter-Island 145, Ha-
woiian Electric 200, Onhu railroad 80.
Life and Fire
Insurance Agents
ROME, November 10. Considerable
excitement has been caused here bv
a report that n French warship re
cently landed an olllcer and some sol
diers at Kohelta in the Dannkil coun
try, on the west shore of Bab-el-Man-
deb, the strait connecting the Red Sea
with the Indian Ocean, and only re
embarked after a protest by the Ital
ian oincers there.
This is the evening of the dance of
the Ilealam Root Club. Music will
start at 8 o'clock sharp. Tickets may
be had of Dr. A. C. Wall, C. R. Gray or
W. H. Wnll. Parties wishing a 'bus to
call for them should telephone a mem
ber of the ticket committee.
Mabel Craft of the Chronicle has
written a book which she will call
"Hawaii-Nei." William Doxey, the
San Francisco publisher, will issue the
The engagement is nnnounccd of S
E. Damon, eldest son of the Minister
of Finance, to Miss Gertrude Mnckin
non of Glasgow, Scotland,
Honolulu Messenger Service deliver
messages and packages. Telephone,
Elaborate Spreads for the Well and
Flowers for the Sick True Chris
tian Thanksgiving.
Capitalized at $180,000, witli Privilege
of Increase Newspaper Concern
the Other.
By the S. S. Australia, Camarinos re
celved cherries, rhubarb, asparagus.
celery, cauliflower, fresh salmon,
crabs, flounders, oysters (in tins and
shel) , apples, grapes figs, lemons,
Burbank potatoes, pure olive oil, dried
fruit, new crop of nuts, raisins, etc.
California Fruit Market, King Street.
In no line of mechanics is excellence
of construction of such vital import
ance as in Typewriters.
The PEERLESS is especially noted
for its durability, simplicity and its
Considering first cost only the
PEERLESS is not one of the so
called "cheap machines," hut looking
at it from a business point of view,
comparing quantity and qual
ity of work, loss of time from break
downs on steamer days, when the
Typewriter is most needed, nnd cost
of repairs, as well os the life of the
Typewriter, the PEERLESS is with
out an equal and is the cheapest ma
chino on tlio market.
General Agents.
312 Fort Street. Telephone 505.
What should be said at the end of
this story will be stated right here
in a paragraph. The Thanksgiving
feast given by the ladies of Honolulu
yesterday to the soldiers now within
the city h gates went oil In a manner
entirely satisfactory to the residents,
nnd in n way that was most gratify
ing to the boys in blue, who found
themselves, on this day of days, so far
from home and friends. It has shown
the soldiers that Honolulu does re
spect and appreciate them, and has
drawn the people of the town move
closely to the men in the tents than
ever before. The departure of the
New Yorkers will be regretted by the
city, which is just beginning to know
them well, nnd the boys from the Em
pire state have mode friendships here
which will be most reluctantly sev
ered. Following is an account of the
Thanksgiving feast at the various
camps and hospitals:
The real big Thanksgiving dinner of
yesterday was in the camp of the
First New York regiment ut Waialae,
containing something like 800 men.
Lute Wednesday eight long tables
from the grounds of the Executive
building were arranged near the
white city beyond Knalawoi. There
was one for the oilicers and seven for
the companies. Early yesterday
morning the ladies appointed to enrrv
out the feast authored there. The
food was taken out in wagons suppli
ed by Colonel Barber.
It was 1 o clock when the companies
"fell in" at the tobies. At thot time
appetites were whetted and nil wre
in thorough trim to enjoy the feast.
lhe tables, orrunged parallel to each
other, were loaded with all the good
things afforded by the mnrket and
were prettily decorated with flowers
and evergreens. On the bill of fnre
were fish, potatoes, turnips, turkey
and cranberry sauce, potato salad,
chicken salad, bread and butter, chic
ken pot pie, coffee, ginger nle, soda
water, ice cream and cake, nuts, ra
isins and n half dozen other dishes,
The effort of the ladles was to make
the boys feel that they were at home
nnd were having an old time Thanks
giving. In this spirit the soldiers
were concordant, and entered into the
feast with homelike enthusiasm. The
dinner lasted nearly an hour. Nearly
an hour more was spent at the tables
talking. Several times cheers were
proposed for the ladies and were en
thusiastically given.
Mrs. Dole was manager over all of
the feast arrangements at the New
York camp. Besides a corps of young
ladies, who assisted greatly in enter
taining the boys in blue, the follow
ihg were in charge of the separate ta
bles: Mrs. F. M. Hatch, Mrs. C. B.
Cooper, Mrs. S. M. Damon, Mrs. In
galls, Mrs. II, E. Waity, Mrs. T. G.
Thrum and Mrs. Harold M. Scwoll.
These ladies were thanked during the
afternoon cordially by individual
members of the regiment for the eiv
Another Teal pretty l.east on
Thanksgiving day was ,ut Kapiolani
park. About 350 men sat down to it
Grace was said at 12 o'clock sharp.
Four lonir tables covered with snowy
linen, flowers in large vases and viands
to tempt the gods, presented them
selves before the sturdy westerners,
The attack was immediate, determln
ed nnd successful. At one table, super
vised by Mrs. Robert Lowers, sat the
officers of the battalion, with Major
Langfitt at the head. At the others
were the enlisted men. It was nil the
heart could desire. In charge, of the
tables occupied by the enlisted men
were Mrs. John A. McCandless, Mrs
John II. Soper nnd Miss Nellie Judd
At the conclusion of the feast three
cheers were given for the ladies and
for tlio good people of Honolulu.
Une ot the prettiest and most uu
press! ve feasts of the day, and one pir.
haps most appreciated, was that to
the sick in the military hospital at In
dependence park. Here nil the cheer
that tender hands, kinds words, flow
ers and the good things one longs for
and expects to have on Thanksgiving
day, was brought. About 118 men
were nble to sit down in the ninin din
ing hall to the feast. Each was treat
ed witli the tenderness of a child
Most of those ut table were allowed
by the physicians to eat anything in
sight. This they lost no time in do
In the sick wards were perhaps
hundred men. Gruel, soups and lit
tie delicacies, os allowed by the physl
clans, wero prepared for them. By
each cot wero large bouquets of pretty
flowers. "It is wonderful how bright
nnd cheerful the men have become to
day," said an attendant. "Tho now
nbout going home and tho reception
by tho ladles today have dono more
good than n barrel of medicines."
Mrs. Riemehsehneidcr decoroted tho
rooms for the feast. Mrs ,T. N. Wrlgh
was superintendent over nil. She wos
assisted by Mrs. Parke, Mrs. J. B
Atherton, Mrs. Oilman, Mrs. II. Pratt
Articles of incorporation of the es
tate of James 1. Dowsett have been
filed. The nnme of the corporation
will be "James I. Dowsett Estate, Lim
ited." Tlio incorporators are: Ed
ward Dowsett, Alex. C, Dowsett, Annie
K, Brenham, David A. Dowsett and
Rowena N. Dowsett. The business is
o continue -the routine of the estate.
Capital stock is placed at $180,000, di-
Ided into six shares of $.'10,000 each,
with the privilege of increasing to
$1,000,000, by issuance of new shares.
Judge J. W. Kalua ot Maui and W.
Aehi, Charles Wilcox, S. L. Knku-
nouu and C, L. Hopkins have associat
ed themselves into a corporation to be
known as tho "llawaiion National Co.,
Ltd.," to engage in the printing and
newspaper business. The proposed
:apital of the company is $5,000. divid
ed into 500 shores of the par value of
$10 each, with the privilege of extend
ing the capital to $25,000.
Win. Patton, an engraver who work-
d for some time for Wichnian, died
ut the'Qiieen's hospital this morning.
Typhoid fever, contracted on the new
plantation nt Holawa, was the cause.
l he remains will be embalmed and
ept until the young man's relatives
can be heard from.
Mr. Patton, after leaving Wichmon,
on account of bad health, was lima for
a short time on Onhu plantation. He
was in Company E, N. G. H. regulars
at the time of the flag raising. He
was well and favorably known about
the city.
(Continued on Page Five,)
Pigs and Turkeys Galore Cheers Up
on Cheers from Little Throats The
Little Chaps Have a Glorious Time.
Musician C. Graves, Company C, of
tho Twentieth Kansas volunteers, ilieil
at the military hospital at 5:30 this
morning of typhoid fever. The fun
eral will likely take place at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning.
Private Alfred C. Weller, Company
First New York, is at death's door
at the hospital, nnd will probably not,
live through the day. ire has both
consumption and typhoid fever. His
body will be embalmed and returned
to his home in New York.
L. B. Kerr Purchases Loudon Bank
rupt Stock.
L. 11. Kerr, "the Queen street dry
goods merchant, has returned nfter u
very successful trip nbrond. While lie
was absent, he visited the important
manufacturing centers of Europe and
made heavy purchases for his house.
On his return to London he made the
best business deal of his career. He
found that the big house of Nemo &
Co., 10 Regent street, a very fashion
able quarter, had gone into bankrupt
cy; the receiver m charge was anx
ious to wind up the allairs of the hrm,
and made an offer to Mr. Kerr, which
was accepted on the spot. The offer
was to sell the stock nt 50 cents on
the dollar, spot cosh. Mr. Kerr paid
the money and in a few days the new
goods wero packed and shipped to
Honolulu, The packages are expect
ed tomorrow nnd the people will have
on opportunity to inspect the goods
on Monday,
1 ho stock is composed of fashion
able goods for ladles, and includes
millinery, dress goods, hosiery nnd
many other seasonable goods. It will
be the largest and best display of dry
goods ever ottered to the people of
Honolulu. The Prices will astonish
Elizabeth K. Wilcox, infant daugh
ter of .Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilcox,
nged 10 months. Funeral will take
place at 3 p, m., Saturday, from the
Komnn Catholic church.
There was quite u little excitement
in Fort street yesterday, ami though
the stores were closed, the sidewalk
near The Star otliee was crowded with
little chops ready for their feast.
They began coining about (1 o'clock In
the morning and amused themselves
till dinner time by running races in
to the side streets, playing tog, climb
ing the staircase to see whot time it
was, and returning to announce that
it was only nine, or ten, or eleven. But
when twelve o'clock arrived the ex
citement wos intense, ond they then
crowded the staircase and cheered.
At 12:30 promptly they wero drawn
up in line anil marched up Fort street,
along King and up Nutmnu. to Love's
bakery, where their feast awaited
them. Tt was one continuous cheer
us they approached the wished for ha
ven. The band of sixty come two and
two together, the smallest first. Each
boy hod o ticket ond very tightly he
clung to it, for no ticket, no dinner.
Once inside there wos such a clatter
of knives as made people on the side
walk stop and look in. When the pig
and tho turkeys arrived the assembly
rose and go.o three cheers. Such
plates were served out, ond there was
lots of gravy and roast potatoes, and
soft bread and poi ml libitum. What
they could not eat the little chaps
stowed away in their pockets. When
the iced soda water and ginger beer
came on, there was another irrond
cheer. The mince pies, such big ones.
caned lor the wildest enthusiasm and
the boxes of candies raised u small
It was fun to see Mnnager Hoogs,
the editor and other members of the
stair, rushing round in the capacity
of waiters, handing plates, cutting
pies, and there wos one small mer
chant who had to have his meat cut
for him. He was such a mite of a
All were very happy and thorough
ly enjoyed themselves, and to see them
eujoving themselves was a great
pleasure. I here was quite a number
ot visitors to look on. Among them,
Rev. F. M. Damon, who said? ''Tl,.,l
sight to me shows an advance in civ
ilization. It. is nn object lesson The
star nns given." For which coinpli
nient The Star returns thanks.
lhe following, ore booked at the
office of W. G. Irwin & Co. to sail bv
the Australia next Tuesday afternoon
for San Francisco: Miss M. L. Clancy,
Miss Botes, Miss MeVicker, Mr. Mc-
Quarry, Mr. Weaver, Miss Allen, Miss
foster, J.. .). Kezzeminn, F. Paeheco,
J. Q. Wood, M. Emery, E. J. Vawter,
.ir., .Master J,. Davis, .Mrs. L. R
Wight and child, T. Luther, Mr. Rob
ins, Geo. Trimble. L. Morosco. Clnr-
ence M. White and wife. Dr. B. S.
Nichols, P. C. Snyder, Mr. Curtis, L. R
Stockwell, McKoo Rankin, J. Griflin,
.Miss OWeil and mnid, Alex. McLen
nan, Mrs. H. P. Milliken. , Mrs. Me
Vieker, II. Carr, H. B. Gelir. Dr. C. A
Ruggles, wife and daughter. Miss F
Sherman, and F. L. Gordon and wife
Burt & Pnckard's French calf, hand
sewed lace, congress, all shapes. Our
price, ifa.uo.
There Is ice cream, but the Ice
eream served at the New England Ba
kery is the most delicious in town.
Any proposition made whereby you
can snve money is good. Look at L.
B. Rcrrs advertisement and sec the
proposition he makes you,
Of ladies will tako place ot L. B.
Kerr's store, Monday and Tuesday,
where they can buy all dress goods at
1U per cent discount.
Strong, durable, easy running,
slmplo in attachments, all tho result
of constant study for many years, of
men who have made n life study of
perfecting tho singer sewing ma
With few equals it has no superior,
and is sold ns low as any other first
class sowing machine. Buy n Singer
nnd you take no chances. If you
doubt our word ask your neighbor
who has been using a Singer for the
past ten or twenty years. For solo
by B. Bergerson, agent, Bethel street
Blanche Bates is the Cause of More
A late dispatch says that the
Blanche Bates mystery is deepening,
The question ot whether or not she
will leave I rawley and rejoin the Daly
company is now agitating the Atlnn
tie as well as the Paeitlc coast. That
she is not to 1111 the part of Nerissa in
the production of the .Merchant o
Venice ut Daly's next Saturday nigh
has been definitely ascertained, a
Mobel Roebuck has just been billed
for thut character. Ada Rehan ns
sumes the role of Portia for the firs
A curious fact in connection wit!
this matter is that in Mine, Sans Gene
which is to follow the Merchant o
Venice, Miss Bates is cost for the port
of IJueen Caroline. Daly, therefore
appears to have "lent" Miss Bates to
Frawley for some time in the future,
but, ns before stated, the chnnccs are
that she has no intention of ever re
turning to Daly's company.
The Gruee Capitalists Expect to Get
to Work in 1899 Mnritime Compa
ny May (Jive Up Before.
NEW YORK, November 10. Mr. E.
F. Cragiu of Chicago, who engineered
the purchase of the concession for tho
building of the Nicaragua canal, In
the interest of the Grace syndicate,
arrived here today on the steamer Al
legheny, from (jreytown. Ho was
accompanied by Colonel Bacon and
.Mr. Evre, of the linn of lirace & Co.,
and a corps of civil engineers, belong
ing to the corporation. Mr. Crngin
says that the syndicate which he rep
resents has full control of the bulki
ng of the inter-oceanlc canal, and tho
old grant, or Canleniis-Monocal con
cession, for years held by u syndicate
controlled by Warner Miller, has been
cancelled. Mr, Crngin says: "This
new deal is doted when the Warner
Miller contract is supposed to end in
lMit). I here is, however, a possibility
that the Maritime Company will give
ip the work when thev understand.
the provisions of the new syndleato
purchase. This may permit a cancel
lation of the old contract in advance
of the time set and that would tr'tvo
us a chance to begin work immedi
"Will the purchase of the Niearagu-
an government's steamboats, railways
and natioifol lands by the Atlas, a
British corporation, interfere in nny
way with the concessions to the old
Grace syndicate?"
"Not in the least. The Atlas con
tract specifically states that there
will be no interference witli grants
made by the government prior to or
nfter purchase."
Mr. Crngin, in closing, said that, tho
route of the canal will not bo chang
ed and that enough capital to com
plete the work has already been sub
The engagement of Major Davis,
chief surgeon of the United States
military hospital here, and Mrs. Chns.
L. Carter will be formally announc
ed at a dinner to be given by Mrs. H.
A. I'. Carter and (ieorge 11. Carter thin
evening, at which will bo present
President and Mrs. Dole, Colonel Bar
ber and u number of oilicers nnd
friends of both contracting parties.
W. J. I.owrie, the new manager of
Spreckelsvillo, and family will leave
next Tuesday for Maui. Walter, son
of Mr. Lowrie, will be left in charge
of Ewa, until the arrival of Mr. Ren- ,
ton, about a week later.
Koluawoa Kalaikini, an uncle ot
Mrs. James Campbell, died yesterday
afternoon. The remains will be in
terred in Knwaihao cemetery nt 3:30
this afternoon. Kalaikini has been
quite n prominent Hawaiian for a
number of yenrs.
Saturday afternoon, last matinee,
"True to Life." Saturday evening,
the greot comedy drama, "The nan
Res," will be given at the opera houso
by the McKee Rankin Company.
Tho November meeting of tho
Hnwaiian Mission Children's Society
will bo held at the residence of Mr.
nnd Mrs. Frank Cooke nt 7:30 this cv
ning. All members and candidates for
membership nre invited to be present.
The ladles of Honolulu are fully
alive to the fact that the goods ad
vertised by Sachs & Co. are everything
they aro said to be. The special offer
ings set forth for this week aro no
exception to the rule. They aro reliable.
Tlio Silent Barber Shop, on Hotel
street, which has been so successful
an up to date establishment In every
particular, has mndo a change in its
ownership. Frank Pnchcco retires
from the firm and Joseph Fernandez
assumes full ownership. The place
will continue its excellent service and
lie conducted in the same first clnss
manner os heretofore.
The secret of our success lies In the
value and attractiveness of our shoes,
Anyone who is open to conviction
as regards the merits of . different
mokes of bicycles are requested to
call at our salesrooms and allow us
to explain why the STERLING is the
best wheel on enrth. Pacific Cycle
and Manufacturing Company, agents.
Masonic Temple. Telephone 414.
Friday, November 25, 1898,
Annual meeting Hawaiian Sugar
Planters' Association, Monday, No
vember 28th, nt 10 o'clock a. m.
Annual meeting, Onhu Sugar Com
pany, Ltd., Monday, November 23th,
at 3 o'clock p. in.
Scnled tenders received until 13
o'clock noon, Tuesday, November 29th
by Attorney General for furnishing
Oahu Prison for one year.
Annual meeting, Ookala Sugar Plan
tation Company, Wednesday .Novem
ber 30, 189S, at 11 o'clock a. m.
Scaled tenders for construction of
tramway grades at I'apiha landing, re
ceived until Wednesday, November 30
Sealed tenders for construction of
Section 1, Olaa road, received until
Wednesday, November 30, 1898.
Proposals for furnishing the U. S.
Commissary Department with 10,000
pounds of Kona coffee, received until
11 o'clock n, m., November 30, 189S.
Sealed tenders for rood from Kapa
hulu summit towards Waialae, receiv
ed until November 30, 1898.
Senled tenders for road from Hona
unau, Mauka, received until Novem
ber 30. 189S,
Sealed tenders for Government
bonds, received until Thursday, De
comber 1, 1898.
Sealed tenders for Court House ond
Jail nt Kipahulu, Mnul. received until
noon of December 5( 1898.

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