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"- "yyi' "ir-y iv .- . - w ? T Mystic Lodge No. 2, Knights of Pythias, fleets To-Night - IF YOU WANT TO ASCERTAIN When Other Societies MEET CONSULT Fraternal Evening Bulletin D -rectory On PAOii 2 of THE BULLETIN Vol. V. No. 1021. HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 181)8. PniOB 5 OnKTd. wacarr Jf tz vwv NATIONAL GUARD REYIYAL ABOUT MATTERS IN SAMOA CITY OF COLUMBIA LIBELS MORE PLEAS FOR CHINESE FOUGHTINMANILATRENCHES Colonel Fisher Offers Words of Cheer and Hope to Company B. What J. C. Jenkins Has to Say On the Siloatlon, The First Case Now Being Tried Be Two More Memorials Go Before the Hawaiian Commission. Corporal Leatii Returning Komi on the Senator. fore Judge Perry. fir T" I. .1 'i '2m 1 I'M "". m ' -jM It- ( t ,! i FOR GOLD IN PHILIPPINES The First Miner ilack from Klondike Goes to Manila. Tells of Heavy Chances Against Fortune In Yukon Country-Hopes Banked on Ame rican Rule In Philippines. Ernest Michael, nn experienced miner of Ballarat, Victoria, Aus traliii, has been the first aelua old minor tore turn this way from tho Yukon goldticlds. His father m oiih of tho successful pioneers of old Ballarat and Bondigo plozn all i o' Victoria, auu jur.iuiuimui, long sinco tho diBcowry there, -worked aa a lad with his father on those lipids nnd in Long I'uuuel, Gippblnnd, in that couutry. lie has foil inl mining all Ins life. Mr. Miohaol went to Mt Brown in Wild West, New South Wales, whom uold wis discovered and n jush mad. Wter i h-i o wa- v- ry scareo and tho gold had t bo elf nuod by dry blowing pro 'ossee. llo wo iked thoro wi n varied sue cesstr ayoir and a half, then wot to Conlgardie, Western Aus tralia. Water was selling thoro at four shillings u gallon, an J dry blowing tho process for oloaniug cold. At this pWuo tho gold wti nil on tho surface, no drop sink ing, I'he field was rich, itsjield rang-n.' fiotn20l)oz nuggets down to tinodust. Fr three years Mr. Michael worked at Ooolgardie, Oilguolie, Kaialpio and Mouut Margaret, fields o ivoriug n radius of abou 300 milos. Water f r driukiug nn.i il.uniMiio uurpobes there was all condensed fr tin salt lakes, hav ing a porcontago -above ocoan water, heat and tho dry, of salt mud) Owing to ill -nrid nature of the country 1'noarEoroits usnn camels as the only succes'ul mau of carrying on operations. Let Mr. Miouaol now tell tuo rest of In .,. -tnrv. which ho does through n friend ho met in Honolulu a fow days ago, on tho evo of his depar rturo tor Manila: Id tho ond o '96 I struck out for New Uuiuea, where the oiscov ery of gold had caused some o oitemout. On reaching the fiold 1 fouud tho nntivos vory hostile. Many prospectors who asceudod Mombora river in canoes never xoturuod, having been KILLED HY THE NATIVES. The Government eont fifty native police up tho river under Sergeant Browu and tureo white poti eim-n to stop tho trnuble.butih-j weroal killed. 1 left the mainland on no count of tho natives' hostility and -wont to Woodlaik islaml, a few miles away, where, mi .ing wan going on and the natives were moro friendly. "I wotbd tli- re foiiit en mouths, when, hearing of tin Klondike, 1 pnllod up utiiko'i ami started for that fiold in May, lb'J7. glad ouough to got away from ouo of tli9 moat trying climates on th. fnco of earth for a wlnto mau Hoavy, contiuu us rains aid n temperaturo ranging from 120 to laOdporoos nroduced a malarial atmophoro woreo than tho hostile nativos and VENOMOUS KErTILES. "I roaohod Dyeu, Alaska, in August following nnd Btarted for Dawson Oily via tho mountain paBS, 27 milf s to Lako Lindorman My pmvit-ious and outfit wore conveyed this far by Indians at h coHt to mo of -15 couts a pmnd I then purchased a canvas boa' and shipped my goods and niycolf down ihrouiih Laos Bennett aud Le llargo. In this lattor lake tho water was usually vory louuh aud many adventurers wero drownod in it. "On reaching Dawson 0 ty 1 Mound a great fc-i'oiiy i-f pn vi- 3ious Flour was sellinc at from Continued on eighth liuge, Prospect ol New Armory and Improved Arms Loomed Up -Captain Zlcgler's Former Regulars are Drilling. It is beginning to look as if the National Guard of Hawaii wor about to enter upon a now hnse ol life uuilor tho Stais aud Stiipes Tho liitlo talk it was novor niort than ttlk about mustotiug in a Hawaiiau batta'ion for garrison duty may bo accounted pau. Oj. B pulli-d itself tojjetbor las' night for a moo iuir, uot a full one by a long chalk but yet a meoting. Onptaiu L. T. Konako presided. Au impresBiou g tiiug abroad lint the National Guard was to bo dis tinnded has oauso I a fnliiug olF of attendance at drd's aud meotiugs. uoioiiHi r isiier raiuie a speo -n to Oo. B on this occasion, which was woll calc ul ii tod to have an iu vig noting ettVot He tol I tUo com puny that tho National Guard of tluwaii would continue llin bamo as beforo annexation, upon an equal Btaud ng w.tli tho corres ponding b .dies in tho Statos. Gou erals Merriam and Kiug had been seen by him on the mailer, aud their opinion whs favorable to the p opositiou. For himself ho was .loing all he coul I t keop up the interest iu tho N. G. H, aud h dosired this oompauy to get iu a 1 i ho recruits it could. It was likely (hut they would havoa now armory beforo long. Ho was doiug all he could to that ond, aud limi men tioned the matter to Generals Mer riniu and Kinu'. They bad assured him that the N. G. H. would re ceive equal considoratiou with the Nutional Guard organizations on tho mainland. It should bo tho aim of tho body to inn It o the soci able fraturo more prominent in futuro, which would of courso bo fuciliiatod by tho pissession of a new armory. Aftor tlm wnr excito- ment iu ilio United States had quieted dowD, it was probablo that iuo Hawaiian euards would be supplied with Krag-Jorgensen or ho latest pattern SpriugGold rifles. Uo. B eloctod a now mpmbor nt this meeting. It uIbo appropriated money for tbreo new class medals to bo shot for by tho company. Medals for tho past thioo mouttis woro prosontod to the winners. Captaiu Zieglor had Co. F, late Hnwaiian regulars, out for drib vi-storday oveuing. This company has foity-uino men on its roll, nearly all of them having beou in tho regular service. Tho esprit de corps of this command is excel lout, giving promise of a shiniug iccord as voluuteer militia. Vrtlulil lluckle. E. 0. Uolst. in, clerk in th. niiMC department of tho Hawaii au Nows Co., fouud recently on ins premises, vinoyaru street, a belt buuklo used during tho dnye if Kameh iraoha 111. it is a vt ry arc thing, and already a biu oil or has beau mnd Mr. Holstoin. Tho buckle has on it a er wn and, ho neath, "ilamohameha ill." Royl make tho looj pure, wboloome anil dellclMt. Wkrc m$ POWDER Absolutely Pure ROVU lUKINO POWDtR CO.. Ht VtWK. WVAk Thinks England Should Have the Place -Not Much of Yalue There-First Filibustering Expedition Story of "Peerless." Thoro is porhaps no ono in Ho nolulu so well informed ou innt 'i rs in yunoa tlnu is J. O. Jen kius, an omployo of W. G. Irwin & 0 ., who, althouah ho has boon awny from tho inlands for sevoral years, keeps in vory cloo tonch tnrou.di letters and uowipapors. Mr. Jenkins does nutbeliovo tuero is any truth in tho report that a partitiou of Samoa o twoen th governments of tho United Stales, Gormany and England is on tho tup s. "Why," snid Mr. Jenkins, "tiiero is uot enough of the place for tlireo. besides that, thoro is not enough of valux to woriant VHiy much of au objection on tho pnit of America should Eiulaml or Germany wish totakoSimoa "As to Gormany, tho natives down there hate tho very uamo. 1'he English nro by far tho most p ipulur people England has the othor two groups near by. Why nhould sho not have Samoa ? I bolievo that to bo tho oasiest way out of tho difficulty." Mr. Joukijs was captain of tho schoouor yacht PeerlosB which wont to Samoa iu 187-1 oq fi tali buatoring expedition. Ool. Stoiu bergor was in charo and it was woll understood that, should ho succeed in making tho proper nr- rangomeuts, ho was to havo tho backing of no Amorican man of war. Several inlluontial mou woro nt tho back of tho tchomo of send iLg ut tho Peorloss. Strango to say, among these was a German thm. The Peorloss had no meu outside the crew aboard her as it Mas tho plan to uso tho natives However, thoro wo o two Howit zors on deck and a stand of arms bolow. "Unfortunately for Ool. Steiu borgor," said Mr. Jenkins, "ho did uot "take" very well and, in a short time, had fallen out with the uoverumeut, myself nnd tin amo ticnn Consui. Tho last mi mod becamo suspicious of Stoinbergor and his two Howitzers, p tttiug nim down as a filibuster. The hip was virturtlly soized. "Col. Sloiuberger mado a pro position to mo to sneak out in tho dead of night, I could have done it as there was nothing in tho har bi r that could catch the Peerless, but tho papers could not be ob taiued and, be ides that, I badu't auy gro-it desire for tho job. The p au was to tuko tho Peerless to Honolulu. I snu-lled a rat und, a w di.jt a'er, 1 w-nt aboard as a Unit-d States polico ollicor, eoiz-d the ship with a crow and iu a littl.- vuilr, had her alongside a British uan-of-war thon iu port. Hr ticks were puilod out to mak- tiro of uo one got i ing aw With ier. Later hhd was sold. "Ool. Steiubergur was dopirtod. nut first to Fiji and then buck to he United Stntes. Sinco that imo ho haB been steadily suinu' he British Gov -rumen t for biu nmngos. The last I heard of uim, ho was in Now Yoik. "As for myuoif, I remained in Samoa nnd speut twonty four ettis iu that pluoo and neighbor ing group." OuiiKrul arrfno u a Cunillclattt. NewYoik, Sept. G. Governor Black's biipporlors dealnre that I'latt is uot for Roosowlt, but has i ca didato undor cover. Gou ial Francis V. Greene- is said to ie Mr. Piatt's real condidato for denomination. TheGrceuosug eftion is hniled with joy by tLo 'latt henchmen. Ho moits nil tho requirements possessed by olouol ltoBrolt, aud is frei rem 8omo of the hitter's objec 'onablo fouturee. Iu a military way ho eeoms to fill tho bill. Two More are Docketed -Swarm of Witnesses Other Matters In the Higher Courts Today.. Judgo Porry is hearing thelibol of RujsqII Oolegrovo nctiust the steamship Columbia, claiming damagoi for false imprisonment on board that vessel. Thoro are to other libels to be tried ouo brought by tho above complain nit's brother aud ono by Hjso Berliner. In tho preseut caso K-nuoy x Ballou appear for libel laut, and F. M. Hatch und E. Oaypless for the libelee. A large numhtr of witnesses are waiting to ho called. Oaptaiu Mil i, or was ou tho stand this morning. TIip courtroom is near ly fillot with 8pjotators, most of i bom passeugurs of tho Columbia from Soattlo. If tho wholo s'ory of tho ship, from tho time sho came into the bauds of her present ownois uu til she (loik)d in Honolulu, is bo told tlireo timoj, the bmauas supposed to b- waiiiug at Udo for hor roturu earjo Mill bo over- rtpo before they nro loaded. A stipulation has boan filed to vacate u decree by Judgo Perry, iu the caso of Maria S Davis, a next frioud of J. K. Samuer, vs. ( K. Sumner. Tho decreo ad judged Sumnor to be non compos mentis aud nppoiutod J. O. Carter as Ins cuardiau. Maria fc. U.ivib declaros lit Is not hor de-ire to press the proceedings any further, heuco sho couseuts to the vacating of the dooroo and discontiuuos hor appeal to the Supreme Court. Kinney & Bnllou for plaintiff; Castle and Woaver for defen dant. J. A. King, receiver of J. K Sumnor's estate, has had his ao counts appro rat uud himself dis charged. Ejoctmont summouH has been served at the suit of W. G. Irwi against 0. W. Macfarlane, 0. R. Collins and Ah Iui, for laud at Knpiolani Park and, $1000 dam ages. Solomon Barlinor was ypstor day substituted beforo JuJgo Porry for Boso Borliner. by tho dosigua tion of "hor noxt friend," as libel laut of tho steamship City of Columbia, claiming damages for false imprisonment. Geo. A Davis for libellant; F. M. Hatch for libelee lion. X'aul JNoumaun is n;aiu on tho Suprorao 0 urt bmch to Iny, with Chief Justice Judd and Justico Whitiug, in plnco of Jus tico Frear, absont. m m Philudrliihlu Uncle. Tho U. S. S. Philadelphia.Wad leigh commander, returned to port this forenoou after a cruiso in the direction of Kauai. Her appenr nice oil Waiatmo this morning was tho caurje for all kinds of sur mises. It was bolieved sho had gnuo off in tho direction of La haina. American Messonuor servhe. Masonic Tern ple.T lephnno li Bailey's Honolulu Cycler?. 231 King Street. Ui been appointed agent In the Hawaiian UtanJt for (fie (Amous "SfORMER" nicycle'n well known (or their ability lo ttini lurJ wear. They are LOW In price but HIGH In quality. They toe MORGAN & WRIGHTS DOUIILE TUIU TIKIIS, (lush joints, I auber hanKers, U Mock chain and every moJern Improvement, Enamel ana iin!h equal to any. Tully guaranteed as to material an. workmanship In every way equal to high priced ma chines for hard work and wear. Price spot cash $40,00 Ladles and gentlemen's In slock, Contracts taken to repair all punctures and keep bike In good order at $1.00 per month. Proposal to Continue tho Favorable Conditions ol Hawaiian Law Mr. Thurston's Exposition of Rice Industry. W. Horaco Wright, barrister and aesociato editor of tho Indo pend-nt, was tho only person to ombraco tho opportunity of this "opou" morning of tho Hawaiiau Oommifsion. Tho doors were closed behind him, eluttiug out his brothron of tho press. As n newspaper man himsolf, however, Mr. Wright knew what wns what and told all about it whon he osmo out. Ho had appeared aa the envoy extraordinary of tho Chineso colony, to preseut its 1 bird or fourth momorinl thus far, also n petition signed, it is leani 0 I, by many Ohiuosn and busi ness mon of othor nationalities. Mr. Wright also mado a point for his clientole, verbally, in in forming tho Ojramiasion that, ac cording to Hawaiiau ouitom, pnmi'gouitoro is derived from tho mother's sido. Tho memorial has a preamblo reouiug tho natnro of Chineso ex clusion laws iu tho United Stalo, aud tho differing conditions in Hawaii which doprivo those laws of their initiatory roasous. I'lion tho memorialists suggnst that tho proposal for a now form of government shall embody sag gebtlnns for a lihornl Ohiueso im inigritiou law, perramiug nu mo Chineso residents now entitled by law to tho right of n return permit 11 continuance of that right; also that Ohinoso merchants nud tra vo'or8 may bo permitted to visit Hawaii for a period not to oxeced six mouths, good bonds being til d 10 warraut thoir leaving nt the end of that thno; also that Obiuot-o laborers may bo permitted to so journ in Hawaii for a period not to oxcood throo years, good boudn beiug filod to guarantee their de parturo: also that Chinese wnnen aud minors under ten years of ul"'. who havo relatives by blood or marriago residing in Hawaii, bo permitted to como to this couutry. Tho petition, uudorstood to hnvo bcon propared by L. A. Thurdtou, gives particulars of the rice iudus trv. Amonu othor thiucs it says that (ho tablo or rico exports does uot fully demonstrate tho impor tsuco of tho industry to tho Ha waiian Islands, for tho reason that rico forms tho main nrtioloof food for nearly one-half of tho entire population tho Ohiueso and Jnp tuesu and also forms a vory con siilorablo part of tho food of tho omaiuing portion of tho people of Hawaii. " Tho raising of rico is and for yeais has bcon almost exulus.voly iu tho hands of the Ohin-se. " i'hu census of 189G shows that out of 8-1-1 rice plantation owners, 718 woro Ohiueso. " Almost without oxceplion the persons doiogthe nctual work up on ho ricaplantutioujaroOhiuero, evon upon plantations which aio uot iwuod by Chinese." Tho following resumo is giveu of tho effects of legislation tlm will drivo tho rico business out of oxistonco in Hawaii: " 1. Au industry which directly supports COOO people aud iudirect l fiUOO moro will ba oiushed out of oxistonco. " 2. An industry which brings into beneficial uso 10 OUO aoros ol and. and which produces rontalB tmouuting to uot lo'S than S200,; J.,0 a year will beextinguiahod.'' Tho petitioners concede tho dif- tioulty ut outaiuiug spuoial legisla tion. 9 m The Senator will not get away until Friday. Sho is now coaling it as i apid a rate as pos-ihlo. "Professor" Lombard, taken to tho polico station yestorduy for icting queerly, was reloased from custody this forouoou. Tells of Exciting Times with Spaniards Almost Entered from Flanks Nebraska to the Rescue - It is not generally known among 'ho peopto of Honolulu that tlm seven regular soldieis wh return ed from Manila on tho l'rausptrk Senator have all been under tho lire uf tho S,iniards ami tint two or throo wpro iu simoof tho ho tost fighting. Of tho hitter, Cor poral Loath of tho 23rd lufautry Is one. Mr. Leath is from A'nbanm toward which S tj ho is uov jotiruoyiug to visit his homo nnd he dear ones and to tell them ol ill that has happened out iu tho Phil ppines during tho variona -ngageinouts His limo of sorvico, ike iho remainder of the man aboard, is now up. Sposking of tho work of tho American troops iu Manila, Mr. Loath said tho following: "Wo did uot have nay vary bil engagement nt any timo during tho turee weoks previous to thn Htirreudor of tin Soaniarls in Manila but we were almost niuht ly, uudt-r a worrjiuu fire. Whim digging tho douches, particularly on dark aud rainy nights, tho Spaniards, having discovered oar weak points, would concoutratn thoir tiro thore. Houovor, wo persevored and finally got a vory strong position. "Of o urse, tho stoiy of tho various tights lias uou tola in the pnp.Ta but 1 would liko to 'iv ou the story of tho niahi of tho uMi of Auijuot as I was in tho thick of that. " The 3rd Artillery and tho 11th nnd 21) rd In fan tries had boen sout out to tho iutrouchmouts, whom they wero kept at work all day making tho trouohes. Just as it turned dnrk, theSpiniardsopouoJ tiro. "Cos. F E and D of the 23td wero on tho Hanks. Thn rent oE tho regiment woro on tho main tiring lino. Co. H of which I was a member wns on tho oud of thia ol bo to tho think comp mit-s. Tho Spaniards had fmuid tho weak spot, the ilank, nud having aravtled through a bamboo thicket and cmorgod into the clearing about a huudrod yards away, woro makiug btraight for Oo. P Our mou kept up a coutiuunl firo and Oo. F used up about 7000 rounds ot ammunition iu about n half hour. "The situation was most gravo. Tho Spaniards wero seeking to break tho lino, get in nohiud us aud, ilaukiuu tho main tiring lino, cut us oil from our resuive fnrre. Co. V wns almost out of miiiii nit ion and tho Spauiard wero closinir in. when down along an old road cumo the Fiist Nebraska Volunteers ai loublo time. Swinging around iu line, thoy tjuickly took their plncos behind thn iutronohments, poverod such t galling tiro into tho Spaniards that thoy relioitol behind tho Continued ou eighth p;ie. Awarded Highest Honors World's Fair., Oold Medal, Midwinter Fair. DR CREATE mum m A Pnrc Orapc Cream of Tcrtar Powde& 4Q YEARS TIE STANDARtk m m $ '3 $, ;i s 45 w V VAi