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Knives Freely Used and Ugly Cuts
Given Testimony of on Eye Witness
of the Bloody Pray.
The Oceanic Avharf wag the scene of
a bloody f ree'fighf on Saturday evehlng.
The participants were employes of the
transport Flintshire, which was lying
at. the wharf. Not only lists but knives
as well were used, and before the en
counter was oyer some of the men were
badly injured. That there were no se
rious wounds Inflicted was only a mat
ter of good luck.
The dispute appears to have originat
ed over some order given by one of the
men lu authority, who was called 'cap
tain." There were three or four men
on each aide, according to the stories
of eye witnesses? and they went at one
another without ceremony. There was
no ne n hand to Interfere, and tne
Dru'taPscrimmage was fought to a con
clusion. Some of those who took part
had to bo ' helped qn board the ves
sel. One went up. the gang plank with
"his ear so badly cut that It appeared to
he almost severed from the side of his
head. Others had black eyes and loos
ened teeth. Altogether It was an excit
ing affair for spectators as well as par
ticipants, i
At the-end of the fight the "captain"
as he was called, though he was not
Captain, Dwyer of the transport, order
ed thejnien on board, but they did not
go. Instead one of them resumed hos
tilltlesTby smashing his eye. 'It was a
horrible fight while It lasted," said a
customs officer who witnessed the af
fair. "When a man was down they
simply jumped on htm and It Is a won
der that some serious hurts were not
received. I don't "know what it was
about, but I think one lot of men was
from another vessel than the Flint
Hawaiian Lodge No. 21,
V. & A. M.
There will he a stated meet
ing of Hawaiian Lodge No. 21,
F. & A. JI., at its hall, Mason
ic Temple, corner of Hotel and Alakea
ING, at 7:30 o'clock.
Members of Pacific Lodge, Lodge le
Progres, and all sojourning brethren
are fraternally invited to be present.
By order. of the W. M. -- . -K.
Honolulu, January 1, 1900.
All depositors in the Hawaiian Postal
Savings Bank are hereby urgently re
quested to deliver their PASS BOOK?
to the nearest named Postal Savings
Bank Office (receiving a receipt there
for) between the 1st and 20th of Janu
ary, 1000, In order that the same may be
forwarded to Honolulu so that the In
terest' may- bo entered therein for the
year 1S09.
i Postmaster General.
Approved:;,. (
s; mSdamon,
.-Mlnlster.of Finance.
Honolulu, Dec. 1. 1899.
' Hawaii Hllo, Kohala, Pahala, Hono-
lna, Laupahoehoe, Paauilo, Kukulhaele,
- Hookena,' Naalehu.
Maul Waiiuku, Lahaina, Pala, Ma-
- kawao, Hamakuapoko, Hana.
I!l Kauai Llhue, Kploa, Kllauea, Wal
men Kealla.
Oahu Walalua, Walanae, Walpahu,
Molokai Kaunakakal.
Sugar Plantation
Are desirable investments
for trust funds.
Wo mnko a specialty of the bonds
of such companies as have first
' been subjected to a thorough
legal and financial examination;
and wo aro proparod to furnish
- full data regarding the proper
ties of tho companies whoso
bonds we have purchased and
offer for sale at prices to yiold a
safe Income and good Invest
ment. Wo will tek) subscriptions for the
following at 2Hrpromlum:
KA.HUKU, .i-10 ycnrO gold bonds:
security, $750,000;
issue, $200,000.
EWA, 3-10 year 0 ", gold bonds;
security, $5,000,000:
issue, $500,000.
Wo aro TRUSTEES for both of tho
, abovo lasuos.
aiiO. R. CARTER, Treasurer
Tel. 184. 400 Fort St., Honolulu
Throe Deaths From the Pestilence on
Sunday The Mortuary Record Sus
picious Cases That Were Investigated
The pestilence took a seemingly for
ward movement Saturday afternoon
which determined the Board of Health
to take the action that resulted In the
burning of the buildings on Nuuanu
street yesterday and on Maunakea
street today.
The situation today is shown by the
diagnoses and determinations of the
Board of Health In the cases of sickness
and deaths Investigated.
Saturday afternoon a case was re
ported at Smith and Pauahi streets.
The patient was removed to the Chi
nese hospital and died Sunday. The
plague death roll since the last publica
tion In The Star Is ns follows:
Kon War, Chinese, male, 40 years of
age, Smith and Pauahi streets, removed
to Chinese hospital, where he died.
Ah Pow, Chinese, male, 24 years or
age, Nuuanu street In one of the build
ings burned.
Quan You Quan, Chinese, male, 25
years of age, died In Kapuukolo.
Wong Hlng, Chinese, male, 37 years of
age, at the Sal Sang restaurant on
Maunakea street near No. 3 fire house,
attended by Dr. Howard.
Chinese, unknown, about 2d. found
dead In the swamp at Iwllel; believed to
own a wash house there: autopsy not
yet held but Dr. Garvin believes It is an
undoubted case or plague.
The case of the Chinese fount! at iwl
lei this morning Is very peculiar. One
of the military guards found the man
in the swamp, crouched down in a Jap
anese position with his head on tne
ground. The guard reported tne mat
ter at once and Dr. Garvin was sent
out. When he arrived the man was
dead. Every Chinese in the neighbor
hood denied knowledge of the man or
of his name. It is thought that he is the
proprietor of one or the wasn nouses
out there. An autopsy will be held,
though Dr. Garvin has little doubt that
it (s a case of plague.
Saturday; S. Tshll, Japanese, aged 50,
Pauahi and Smith streets, autopsy
held, plague or syphilis, body cremated.
Native girl, name unknown, aged 9,
Maunakea street, diagnosed by Board
of Health physicians as having typhoid
symptoms. '
Yoshero, boy, 2 months old, gastro
Sunday: Kachl Narltona, Japanese,
murer 6 monthV '"oldl'rBefetanra- ,aiur
Maunakea streets, diarrhoea.
Leong Nun Pun, Chinese, male, aged
3S, Nuuanu and Kukul streets, diag
nosed by Dr. Raymond as malurial
Coroner's Verdict in the Case of Young
The coroner's jury in the case of J.
Borges accidentally shot by Jacinto
Banavitz on Saturday brought In a ver
dict of accidental death. While the evi
dence clearly justitled this verdict and
in fact permuted no other, to leave no
doubt that full Investigation could clear
up, Deputy Marshal Chllllngworth made
a charge or manslaughter against -Banavitz.
This will be heard In the Dis
trict Court. Meanwhile Banavitz was
released on his own recognizance.
The testimony showed that Banavitz
was followed by a crowd of boys and
that he had told them not to follow him.
Later the gun was accidentally dis
charged, killing the little Borges boy.
Scattering shots struck some of the oth
er boys, but even these testified that It
was their own fault and that Banavitz
was not to blame.
The people Immured in the quaran
tine district sought this morning to re
lieve the monotony of quarantine and
at the same time to celebrate the New
Year by firing off bombs and Are crack
ers In the street. For nearly an hour It
sounded over In the quarantine district
as though the British and Boer armies
had got at each other In earnest. The
police made a score or more of arrests
for firing fire crackers In the streets,
but the military guards would not al
low them to take their prisoners to the
police station. Marshal Brown there
upon gave orders to release them all
saying he did not see that they could do
much harm with this pastime In tne
quarantine district.
PUNALUU. December 28. There was
quite a heavy rainfall In Kau yesterday.
Only one mill Is grinding nt present.
Beautiful trimmed hats, choice rib
bons and flowers. The latest patterns
as shown In the Delineator at Mrs.
Hanna's Fort street.
Clearing sale of harness and vehicles
this week at W. W. Wright's.
You're Another
Sufferer from the result of poor re
pair work.
Hut If you brlr-s your Bicycle, Gun,
Typewriter or any article of fine me
chcnlsm to us when it needs repairs,
anfl it will be overhauled and put in
such shape that it will meet with your
thorough satisfaction.
Better still, telephone us C65, and we
Tfe employ only the best skilled help
anil guarantee ail our work.
Kodaks repaired, Tennis Rackets re
Keysmade. Fine enameling a spe
in fact repa'vlng done in all its
branches., '
312 Fort Stroot
Remember tho 'PhonSOS
No Clue Yet to the Murderer Motive
for the Deed Three Similar Crimes
Within a Month.
PAIA. Maul. December SO, Huelo
has again been the scene of a. fatal
cutting affray. Yesterday morning the
dead body of a Japanese, Ogata by
name, was found in the Spreckelsvllle
dltcn house at llonopu, occupied by
Surveyor Vander Nalllen, when work
ing on the ditch out that way. Only two
weeks ago Mr. vander Nalllen lost a
Japanese cook through the little brown
man being arrested for cutting a native
there, and now this one is found dead
in the same house. Ogata had been
alone on the premises for the past few
days, and so It Is not known just when
the deed was committed, but most prob
ably during Wednesday, or Wednesday
night, the appearance or the body indi
cating that conclusion. The dead man's
throat Is cut. and there are many cuts
and lacerations about the head, indicat
ing without doubt that It was murder
and not suicide. Sheriff Baldwin and
Deputy Sheriff King are at present on
the ground looking for some clew and
evidence, but as yet have been able to
discover none. No one has been fouhd
yet. who can throw any light upon It,
so the Identity and whereabout of the
murderer Is a mystery. Circumstances
Indicate though that It was most likely
done by one or more Japanese. The
dead man Ogata, had been a roving
character, and at different times had
acted as a spy and Informer for tne
police, and was very unpopular amongst
the Japanese here, which fact might
sucgest a motive for the crime. Sev
eral months ago the deceased got Into
some trouble at Klhel: and was wanted
by the police department, but kept out
or their way.
A Coroner's Jury will be summoned
and every step possible taken to dis
cover the guilty party.
This is the third cutting affair with
in the month, the other two not result
ing fatally, and all within five miles of
each other.
Captain, Goodman Not After the Sail
ors' Home Management. ,
Captain Goodman of the schooner
Robert Lowers says that he Is not a
candidate for the office of manager of
the Sailors' Home. Tho captain states
that he would not accept the position
under any circumstances. Some years
ago he was offered the management of
the San Francisco Sailor s Home, but
refused it. '
Captain .Goodmnn'i,,.Bchponer Is one
of the largest that has come here. It is
at the foot of Fort street, nt the lum
ber yards, close by the Alice Cooke,
which Is a twin schooner. The vessels
are owned by the firm of Lewers &
Cookd and bring lumber here from the
Found. Both are first class schooners.
far aboc ths average lumber carrier
not only In size but In build, finishing
nnd appearance. The schooners aro
alike from stem to stern nnd are paint
ed the i me color.
The transport Athenian, which ar
rived this morning from Manila, will
tnke some of the horses nnd mules thnt
are here now. She anchored outside the
harbor and will not enter till all is
ready for her to receive stock.
Deputy Marshal Chllllngworth raided
Harvey Chase's resort In Wnlklkl again
last night. Ho arrested H. Chase,
Ano ICalknpu, W. Davis, alias B. B.
Courtery, Mary Enos, W. Grant and
Mabel King. They are all charged on
the police records with adultery. They
were released on ball.
The water front quarantine has
slightly changed as regards the Island
steamers. The Kinnu and Claudlne
this morning wore fastened within a
few feet of their wharves and received
freight direct from the dock. This
greatly lessens the difficulty of loading
the vessels nnd will enable them to be
get away much more promptly. None
of the crew were allowed nshore. No
passengers are to be received under any
PAIA, December 29. A. H. Lnndgraf,
a luna on Pala Plantation, nnd Miss
Kaulla Louise Eckardt, daughter or
Max Eckardt of Walluku, will be mar
ried on Monday next.
Ermlnle, rollicking llvelv Ermlnle Is
the bill for tonight ut tho Orpheum.
Ermlnle hus always been a steady fav
orite with the lovers of comic opera.
The plot Is an amusing one, the ex
ploits of the "Jail birds of a feather"
as the quasi noblemen furnish many
opportunities for laughter which Kun
kel and Henderson will not fall to take
advantage of. The music is well known
to everybody, the lullaby song finds a
place In every popular song-book while
the many catchy airs have furnished
material for many a set of wultzes and
lancers. The Boston Lyrics were es
pecially happy in their previous rendi
tion of Ermlnle and a large house will
probably attest at a favorite In Hono
If you wnnt to decorate your home
buy one of those 14-4 rugs that are be
ing sold at L. B. KERR'S for W. They
uro good value, exquisite patterns,
charming colors, and must be seen to
be appreciated. Do not fall to see
them before they are all sold.
Going out of the business of import
ing harness and vehicles. Rare chance
for bargains. W. W. Wright.
Now that the scare Is over there will
he quite rush no doubt to THE BERG
STROM after the pianos thoy are sell
ing for 1225 and upward?.
Fine Book and Commercial Printing
at the i.tar Office.
Board of Health Takes Radical Action
in' the Right Direction Quarantine
for 2200 People.
The entire block In Chinatown bord
ered by Pauahi, Smith, Beretanla and
Nuuanu streets, except five buildings
adjudged sanitary has been condemned
by the Board of Health and will be de
stroyed. Barracks are belnir erprtpd nn tlm
site', of the old kerosene warehouse to
nccoinmodate the refugees from the
block, some 2200 In number. These will
all be quarantined and will have to be
supported by the Board.
The live buildings to remain standing.
nfter a process of fumigation, etc., are
the Louvre saloon, a new building at
Pauuhi and Smith and the Chinese
brick establishments on Nuuanu near
Beretanla. The owners of the property
In the block are the Bishon Estnte. Sll-
vlera, Ahl, Henry Vierrn and the Holt
estate. The first two named own most
of the land while Sllvlera owns the most
shacks. Many of the shncks are owned
by the tenants, they being lessees ot
the land. The Holt property Is worth
more than the rest of the block togeth
er. -Vlerra's property Is in a sanitary
condition and will not be Interfered
with. Ahl's entire premises will be wip
ed out.
The Board has taken up this block ns
a beginning. It takes some little time
to provide accommodations In a new
quarantined district for the people re
moved. When this block Is disposed or
the next one to It will be treated In like
manner. Alleyways will be laid out and
rebuilding will be under regulations of
the Board or Health.
The Board will not be called upon to
pay for "any property condemned for
sanitary reasons. Property destroyed
by accident, however, will have to be
paid, for, and there will likely be a grent
deal of this. There will also be a great
loss to merchants whose business will
be upset for a long time If not alto
gether destroyed.
"We fully realize the necessity for
thorough work as expeditiously as pos
sible." says Dr. Wood. "But, you see,
there ore many details to be looked aft
er. Take the block condemned Satur
day night: It Is easy to say 'throw the
people out and burn the shacks;' but
what are you to do with these people?
They can not be turned into the streets,
nor can they he left in Chinatown, .but
must be quarantined elsewhere. We
must first provide barracks for them';
then they may be removed, after which
the houses may be attended to. Each
block will .have to be attended to in the
same way, and progress must neces
sarily be slow.
charge has been made tiat we
are-afraid of some of the "big estates'
owning property in the Infected district.
I say that the Board of Health Is not
afraid of any owner of property in the
Hawaiian Islands, and If a building ot
block Is found to be unsanitary It will
be condemned and destroyed, no mat
ter whom It hits or hurts. Anyway, the
Bishop Estate and some other holders
are fully In sympathy with the present
policy or the Board.'
Tre conclusion to condemn the notori
ous Paunhi street block was reached at
a special meeting of 'the Board or
Health held Saturday night. President
Cooper reported on nn Inspection of tne
block made during the afternoon. Then
the legnl status of the Board In the
matter was discussed. In addition to
the condemnation proceedings the
Board decided that In all cases of
plague the patient should be removed
at once to the pest hospital, persons In
the house sent to Isolnted quarantine,
house burned, and such other precau
tions taken as may be deemed neces
sary. The matter of an assistant to Mr.
Reynolds, to tnke charge of the work of
disinfecting In houses nnd tho fumiga
tion of freight, etc., was discussed but
no action was taken.
It wns voted to condemn the military
and Sharpshooters booths at Kakaako
and to fix the place up for a quarantine
ntntlnn. About f,00 neonle can be ac
commodated there. A wall on the sen
side and floor are being put in today.
Dr. A. N. Sinclair and Miss Flora M.
Perry were married just as the new
year was being ushered In last night.
Thd Bishop of Pnnopolls officiated. The
wedding, which wns a private family
affair, took place at the residence of the
bride's mother. Dr. and' Mrs. Sinclair
have gone to Wnllupe for n couple of
weeks. The bride Is a sister of Judge
A. Perry.
A tretty cottage Is nearlng completion
on 'the plains beyond Camp 5, Spreck
elsrllle, which will be the home of Wol
terLowrle and bride, upon their return
fro)n the States,
Manager Martin, ot the Plerson drug
store, Informs us that he is having
a great run on Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. He sells five bottles of that
medicine to one of nny other kind, nnd
It gives great satisfaction, In these
days of la grippe there is nothing like
Chamberlain's 'Cough Remedy to stop
tht cough, heal up the sore throat and
luhgs and give relief within a very
Bhbrt time. The sales are growing, and
al who try It are pleased with its
prompt action. South Chicago Dally
Cillumet. For sale by all dealers and
druggists. Benson, Smith & Co., gen
eral agents, Hawaiian Islands.
the Golden Rule Bazaar has Juat re
ceived a new edition of "David Harum"
which they are selling for S5 cents. They
also have a full line of Dally Journals
aid Diaries for 1000. See their "ad" In
tlfls issue.
'Dreus goods In beautiful designs can
bf found at L. B. Kerr's, Queen street,
affd at prices that are remarkably low.
mt ' Tr'iLA..,.. r .4n
ljfver. messages and packages. Tele-
"Fine Job Printing.
Star Office.
One of tho Daring Reformers Who Had
Almost Overturned the Medievalism
of the Chinese Empire.
Leung Chi-tso who with Kwang Yu
Wet was one of the most prominent
leaders of the reform party In China, Is
In Honolulu. He arrived yesterday
from Y'okohama by the Hong Kong
Leung Chi-tso is one of the thirty re
form leaders who for about three
months, something more than a year
ago, through their Influence with the
Chinese Emperor, secured that start
ling series of reform edicts which were
Intended to revolutionize the ancient
governmental, educational and Indus
trial systems of the Chinese Empire.
He Is one of the thirty leaders, who,
when the Empress Dowager made her
Napoleonic coup nnd seized the reins
of empire, paid for their daring efforts
at reform with their heads, their lib
erty or their fatherland. He was the
close friend and companion of Kwang
Y'u Wei whose romantic and almost mi
raculous escape from the reactionary
element, which came into power with
the Empress' coup, was written about
In newspapers and magazines from one
end of the world to the other.
Leung Chi-tso, like most of the other
reformers Is a young man who made
his way through the Chinese education
al system of competitive examinations
to the degree of Master of Arts and the
rank and title of Private Adviser to the
Empress. His work for the reform
movement began with the editorship of
tne bee Jlu l'ao, or "Chinese Prog
ress" published at Shanghai, and de
voted to the reform propaganda. With
the accession of the Emperor to the re
form movement Leung Chi-tso was
called to Peking nnd took an active part
In formuatlng the edicts and Inaugurat
ing the measures of the brief reform pe
riod preceding the Empress' return to
active administration of power. When
the reaction came and with it the san
guinary acts which sent some of the
best men ot China to the block, others
Into exile and still others Into prison,
Leung Chi-tso succeeded in escaping to
Yokohama. Despairing of opportunity
to return to China he beenme naturaliz
ed as a subject of the Emperor of Jap
an. He has adopted the Japanese meth
od of wearing his hnlr and dresses In
the,,puropenn style as that style Is In
vogue In Japan. In fact he looks very
piuch like a Japanese of the better
qlass nnd might readily he mistaken for
one. Ills appearance now Is in marked
contrast with his nppearance n yvr
ago as shown by his photographs when
he appeared In Mandarin dress with
queue nnd shaved hea1.
As a Japanese subject he has ndoDted
the Japanese name. Kasuabaln. He Is
now the editor of the "Ching Yee Pao"
nr "Chinese Dlsrusslon" published nt
Y'okohama and devoted to the effort or
I rejuvenating China. He Is now on a
. tour of the Chinese colonies throughout
I th" world in the effort of unifying and
, solidifying the various reform societies
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one movement for the advancement of
China. He expects to remain here about
a month and will then go to snn i ran
Cisco. New York and Washington. He
brings with him letters of Introduction
nnd recommendation to the Japanese
Consul General from Count Okuma, for
mer Japanese Minister of Foreign Af
fairs and from Count Knto, former
Japanese Minister to England. He wns
received yesterday by the Japanese
Vice Consul nnd will be received to
morrow bv the Consul General.
"The hone and objects of tho reform
party" said Leung Chi-tso, "are to
awaken the Chinese people from thPlr
medieval sleep: to creat a national and
patriotic spirit among them: to bring
them Into touch with the progress or
the world and with European civiliza
tion. We want to reform tho educa
tional system which Is now In the
chains of ancient custom and obsolete
learning nnd Introduce modern science
and occidental learning. We Wnnt to
reform the government and Introduce
honesty and efilclncey. We want to re
form th system of revenue nnd taxa
tion and the methods of disbursing tax
es. We want to bring the Chinese peo
ple up to the plane of their cnpaclty
and abreast ot the world, and maue
China one of the great empires of tne
"The strength of the reform move
ment Is In the provinces nenrest the
Pacific ocean whore the people have
felt the Inlluenco of western civiliza
tion nnd seen Its progressive character.
In proportion ns provinces are distant
from this lnlluence the reform move
ment Is weak. There is hope for China;
there Is hope for the Chinese people.
China Is a slumbering giant which
needs only to be awakened to tnke Its
part In the gront deeds nnd In tho prog
ress of these modern times."
Leung Chi-tso hns been warmly greet
ed by scores of his compatriots resi
dent here who share his hopes nnd his
polltlcnl views. He Is a guest at the
Arlington Hotel where his room Is a
Mecca for the reform element of the
local Chinese colony.
PAIA, Maul, December 29. The first
Kona rain of the season has been fall
ing this morning.
Hanan creates the style and leave
others to follow.
For light running, easy adjustments,
and good work the Singer Sewing ma
chine hns few equals and no superiors
B. Bergersen, agent. Bethel street.
Speclnllst for Eye, Enr. Throat ano
Nose dlseasos and Catarrh. Masonic
Per S. S, Australia Peaches, Grapes,
Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Celery, Cauli
flower, Cabbage, Pears, Plums, Fresh
Salmon, Flounders, Halibut, Crabs,
Eastern and California Oysters (In Tin
and Shell), alt Game In Season, Tur
keys, Chickens, New crop of Nuts and
Dried Fruits, Onions. Burbank Pota
toes, Swiss, Parmasan, Rockefort, Now
Zealand and California Cream Cheese,
Olives. Ail kinds of Dried Fruits,
Block Belonging td.Hlshorf Museum and.
Other Property? Destroyed, Plugu
Victim There. ' "'"',
Another big sanitary ' In
town came off between 11 and 12 o'clock'
this morning.
The fire department was most sucr
cessful, controlling the blaze within tha?
lines prescribed by the Board of Health
The space burned over extended from,
the alley at the middle of tho block be
tween Pauahi and Hotel on Maunakea
and running around In Pauahi to tho
ilraf nlliv" wnv mnrnt elrln
The Maunakea street side was occuv'4$&
pled by one two story block owned bj-a
tne uisnop .Museum, it wns ion feet in m
mum ana auout me same nepui, inougu "i
a house farther back near the' mlddfei "jf
Paunhi street side wns a series of small
snacKS anu one two story lodging nouscifce
ine owner ot tnis section or tne prop- , if
eriy is not Known touay, as it uoes noctv
appear on the Government mans.'' ''"
There were a half dozen small stores
uuu i esitiui urns in uie iuuuiiutteii Bireeu
building. Near the center of the struck
ture. In the Sal Sang restaurant, the;
plague death of this morning occurred- '
Thnt was the cause of the burning. The
corner store wns occupied by S. Matsuo,
a wholesale and, retail dealer with a
considerable Island trade.
When It was decided this morning to
burn the district Matsuo was allowed;
to move everything except bedding to'
the middle of thejroad below Maunakea.
'to be carted away and fumigated. All
the other stores and one of the restau-'
rants were treated In much the same
way. Nothing was moved from the Sal
Sang restaurant, every particle of tne
property being consumed with the
Kerosene oil was placed In the Sal
Sang restaurant nnd In the two story
lodging house on Pauahi street. .The
flames leapt up immediately and tne"'"
fire was terribly hot. Five streams ot
water were kept on the fire and the
neighboring buildings. Excellent work
was done by the department. Absolute
ly nothing was burned except the places
designated by the Board. v
An Incident of the fire was the hearty
co-operntl0n of the Japanese. The sight
of nalrs and dozens of them on house
tops with water buckets and broomsln
hand prepared to extinguish sparKs mar.
might fall was quite picturesque. Ev-
ery houie for blocks around had Its
corps of protectors and they did good'
Chief Hunt, of the fire departments
was oulte hurt Just after noon at the
fli-rt In fhlnntnu-n. Ho wns nttemntlnir
to pass through the alleyway "frpW3
Smith to Maunakea streets when the
wall of one of the burning buildings
toppled upon him. He was knocked
down and badly bruised. One piece of "
timber severely injured his right Instep.
The chief wns rescued before being
burned. He was taken Into a neighbor
ing blacksmith shop. Dr. Garvin ad
ministered stimulants and as soon us
the patient revived a bit he was sent.
Dr. Gnrvln does not think there ares
internal injuries mougn it is too enriy
yet to tell.
G. W. R. King and force of workmen tfj
are engaged cleaning out tne japanesev
... ..nuA..nn cr......ln. rri.n.. ftti.ak
that a large portion of the sakl and s'olM
stored there ns well as a consiuerauie?5
quantity of canned goods were In the
cellar and escaped Injury. Chances nre
now that the loss will not be over av.
half of what was at first surmised.
W. C. Weedon has been selected by
the Board of Health to appraise the
value of the goods actually destroyed.
KOHALA. December 2U. On Friday?
nlirlit nf Inst wppk. n limit 11 n'elnnk. tWV.c'Stl
careless natives on horse back ran tnti&
airs, iioistein ana uaugnter, also rid
ing. Mrs. Holsteln and dnughter were
quite badly hurt. The men were arros
ed and lined J100 each for fast riding
They will go to Jail to work out their'
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