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Vol. IX. No. 150S
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1000.
PjtHT, 5 OnNTn.
ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN
ft mm. -
London, July 24.-4 n. m. The Chi
nese Minister, Chili Chen Lo Feng Lull,
has communicated to the press the fol
lowing dispatch from Sheng, director'
nf .l.n ftilrwib. vnllniii'. nnrt f rlfr rnnl I
Ul .,1.7 rflllVCV IIIMiiiVD b..,.. '
and Tnotnl of Shanghai, dated Shang
hai, July 23d: "Information from Pe
king, dated July IStli, says that the
Tsung LI Ynmen deputed Won Jul, an
tinder Secretary of the Department, to
seo the foreign Ministers and he found
every one well, without any missing
the. Herman excepted.
"Oencral Yung l.ti Is going to mem
orialize the throno to send them all
under escort to Tien Tsln In the hope
that the military operations will t'in
The Shanghai correspondent of the
Dally Mall, telegraphing July 23d say
"A letter from a Chinese ofllcial In
Shantung has liccn received by an ac
tive functionary here, containing 'he
following passage: 'At the beginning
of the. month the foreign Ministers
made several attempts to send niesi.
nges out of Peking, but thank to ihi
strict watch kept on the city the bear
ers cwerc all caught and executed. On
the 4th Inst, only 400 foreigners, much
exhausted, weic left nllve In Peklni.
nnd one night, when the big guns wre
Incessantly rid, It was known that
nil tlm Ifw.ntlniitt nti.l ff,r.lLMierc were
finished, although pretending tele-'
grams contradicted these facte.'
Col. Cornwell Will
DC 111 3t lllC rlnlSn '
Col. W. H. Cornwell, Hawaiian mem
ber of the Nntlonal Democratic Con
mlttee.looks as bright as the Hawaiian
delegation button he carries on his
coat lapel. It Is a pretty button, de
signed by the colonel himself, manu
factured by Shreve. Its center Is a
vignette of Diamond Head with a
cocoanut palm. The colonel's friends
on both sides of politics would hold
him up against store window railings
to shake Ills hand and make him t-;ll
nil uboi'i 'Cnnas City.
"They (j. ly say what they lllie," the
Hawaiian committee-man remarks,
"about Its making no difference
whether Hawaii Is represtend or not at
Democratic or Republican national
conventions. Dut I want to say that I
would not have missed being at Kin
sas City for $500. It was an education
"I Intend going to New York the ltt
of October nnd staying with the Na
tional committee until the close of the
Not that I can do anything
for the party there, but 1 want Just ,o
sec how things arc done. It will be an
education, I have no doubt."
Washington, July 2J. The State De
partment has received a cable dlspat-l
from Consul General Goodnow but it
Is stated that It contained nothing U
clear up the situation at Peking. Mr.
Goodnow says that I.I Hung Chans I
will lemain In Shanghai for the pre-.-1
cnt and will conduct hlo negotiations i
from that city.
No answer has yet been received
from the second dispatch sent to Mil.-
lstcr Conger through Minister Wu. Inn
It Is stated that when a reply Is re
ceived It will probably set at rest all
doubts ns to Its authenticity.
Washington, July 25. The State De
partment has received a cablegram
from Consul McWnde at Canton bas
ing that Viceroy Tak gives assurance
that all the foreign envoys at Peking
were alive and well on July 21.
BRITAIN WON'T ACCEPT IT.
London, July 23. Tin lliltlsh Pre
mier und Minister ol rumen Affalie.
Lord Salisbury, today notified the
United Stntes Am' jswdo'- heie, Mr.
Joseph II .Chonv, that li wa Inpot
slble to accept tho uvile;ir? so far u b
mlttcd by the CImim. or that tians
mltted by the Units I States regarding
tho safety of the forelmi Ministers at
Lute SiiLiar Iccport.
New York, July 23. Sugar Uvv
strong; fair refining, li": cciitrlfugul
U0 test, 4?c; mohihs siu'.n , lac
Great sale of boots and shoes at 5
cents on tho dollar at L, II, Kerr U
Co.'s shoo bouse, corner of l'ort auf
Ejectment Suits Do Not
Lie Against the Gov
ernment. TRAMWAYS COMPANY
HAS MORE TO SAY
Disputed Deed Case Nearly Closed
-Medelros & Decker Divi
dend Appeal of
Chief Justice Krear writes the first
decision of the Supreme Couit of fie
1 Tnt-rllni-v nt Hnwnll. With blrn M.it
! Justice Gulbrnlth and Clruilt J i lee
Humphrey In place of Justice Pcny
I The opinion Is upon th tl'c'nu.it
suit of John 13. Hush, Mary J. Hucli
i K. Kunulnkea. Knhlllopua end I;lua
ngalnst the Territory of Hawaii. Tli
demurrer Is sustained nnd the com-
The law ettablbhcd,
as by a short syllabus preceding the
opinion, Is: "Ejectment dees net lie
ngalnst the Government under the Ait
of March 1G, 1893, relating to mill
ngalnst the Government."
land in Honolulu, part of whrt was
foimerly known ns the Cbatlea hanii
Magoon & Long for plaintiff?; L. M.
Robblns, Assistant to the Attorney
General, for the defendant.
Argument was reached thlB after
noon In the llnpn deed case btfote
Final receipts have been filed In the
bankruptcy of Medelros h Dicker by 1
V. M. Hatch, Holmes & Stanley and
Paul Neumann for defendant file a
supplemental affidavit by W. H. Pain
In the suit of J. A. MrCand!t 3np.r
tntendent of Public Work, af-alrvt
Hawaiian Tramways Co. til. Ily mrHim
of a diagram it Is shown th.it by obiy
Ing the direction of the Superlntnd'cn
the side of the street car6 would run
over the sidewalk three or four. Inc bra
There nrc full-grown tries In the pie
scribed location, also, which allow
only nine feet for the track when foui
tcen feet are required.
Judge Humphreys has appointed
Haaleleuma ns temporary admlnlHlrn-
r 0f the estnte of Kamal.
cd, under $25 bond.
J. 1 Colburn, administrator cf th-
ittntc of A. Hosa, denand. hnH ap
pealed agalntt the decision cf J idi'.o
Humphreys upon the esta'e cf A
Rodrlgues. I.orrln Andnws Is nttui
ney for appellant. The ground of au
peal Is Improperly admitted evidence
Judge Humphreys has appointed
Sidney Smith administrator of the es
tate of Thomas Cavanuagh under bond
of (250. Isaac II. Sherwood Is mrcly
on the bond.
Hebecca Dodd by her attorney, Kin
ney, Ilallou & MiClnnahan, move for
an order to Hubert W. Cath'ait.
executor of the will of James, Dodd, ta
deliver to her one diamond dud.
Itobertson & Wilder have fllid a bill
of exceptions for defendant In tin Ho
gan minstiels damage tare if Hmiiy
TIivoiib vs. Citiiaillnn-Aucti.ill.iii
PRON PRESIDENT McKINLEY.
In answer to a letter sent to Pi evi
dent McKlnley sent by th- leaders
of tho Independent party exprtotlui;
thanks for th eextenslon of American
laws to this country, Mr. Kalauukalanl
received the following communication
by the Australia today:
Executive Mansion, Washington, D.
C, July 18, 1900.
My Dear Sir: Ily direction of the
President I beg leave to acknowledge
the receipt of tho communication of re
cent date signed by yourself nnd other
members of the National Committee of
Hawaii, the contents of which have
Assuring you nnd your nssoclatcs of
the President's cordial nppi relation of
our good wishes, believe me.
Very truly yours,
(Signed.) OHO. II. COIITKLYOIT,
Secretory to the President.
THR WATCHMAN IDHAL TOUN
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John f. llalrd, United States District
Attorney for Hawaii, arrived In the
Australia today -from his home In do
yenne, Wyo., nccompanled bv his aon,
II. K. Halrd, who will be his clerk.
Mr. llalrd was horn In Pittsburg, Pa.,
In IS." 2. He was educated In the pub
lic schools nnd for some time followed
the trade of Iron molder In the Pitts
burg lolling mills. After that he be
came n newspaper man, wns editor of
the Pittsburg Herald for a time nnd
In 1878 moved to Cheyenne and bceamt
im M la Ka ta Pa Pa ra pa ta pa mi
London, July 23. The tone of the zabeth and Aspcrn have sail, d for CM
Huropean press with regard tc, the na.
message dated July 4th receive I hciel There Is some fear In 1-oMdon that
estvrday from the Ilrltlsh Minister at
Peking, Sir Claude MacDonald, con
tinues pessimistic and the endleS4 and
extraordinary succession of iMiinese
dispatches pill potting tn dc4iiib the
situation at Peking only serve lo be
wilder. However, the earlier unques
tioning belief that a massacre tool
place. Is to some extent been .diaken
and It Is now admitted, dcspl; the
heavy load of evidence suppoitlng 'l.e
rcpoits of the massacre, that as Sir
Claude MacDonnld's letter disposed of
the llrst story alleging that tlis crime
occurred on June 30th, so Minister
Conger's dispatch nnd other storlei re
porting the legations safe July 11, 14
and Ifitli give ground for nssumliu the
possibility that second repoits vvero
Another version of the story which
reached General LI, command?" of the
Pel Tnng forts, by n runner from Pe
king, who brought to him jestcr.lay
tho repoit of nnarchy In the Chinese
capital, which General LI communicat
ed to the British ofllccr conuiiani'lns at
Tong Ku, says the British Legation
was being bnmbaideil when the mes
senger left Peking, July 14. Prin-o
Chlng. this icport says, was assisting
the Mlnlsteis and bis place win pre
lected by ten thousand Chlneie troopi.
Pilnce Chlng, according to this re
port, considered himself alil to cope
with the situation.
Accoidlng to a dispatch frou Che-
foil, ii'cclvcd hcie today ilui'ri Soy
niour has started for the Y'lug I'se
river to arrange for the pioleetion of reprisals. Ills exub,-tit com tesy iny
the local ports, which are throatcieil not, however, have iiimcIi bad lesult aa
with attack, I generals must soon take the conduct
The Austrian warshlns Knlserln UII-of nfTalrs out of jxjMI Ir ,il hands."
P-jj Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa a Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Ta
Chinese Back Broken
by Allied Troops
Chicago, July 23. A despatch to the
Recoid from Tien Tsln, dated Satur
day. July 21 (via Shanghai) sas To
day's pel foi mam e will break the back
bone of the Chinese war paity. At day
light this inclining the combined foi es
tunnel their attack upon the Chinese
left which was peuelialed. As the
Russians failed to iiinko u suitable
hildge ih loan the- canal, the Chliiosi
maibi n smiiit c outlier attack on our
light nnd left outposts. This was ie
pulsed b a handful or two of men,
who fought with great biavery, but
editor of the Dally Leader at that
place. He wns admitted to the Wyom
Ing bar In 1880 nnd has been a practlc
Ing attorney ever since, nlthough mt.ch
of hl time has been devoted to public
life. He wns Judge Advocate General
of the State for nine enrs, served two
terms ns District Attorney ot-'nramli
county. In which Cheyenne Is'sltuated.
has been piomlnently Identified wit a
the Hoard of Trade of Cheyenno and
served ns n member of the last Wy
Pa ta na a la P-o ra a rm ta r.a la
For Chinese Blood
the Husslan claim to 'onlio! the rill
wu from Tnku to P-l.lin will del.')
the proposed advance of the allies to
Peking. It Is thought thai this claim
Is In pursuance of Russia's nlegel
fixed principle to prevent any power
but herself from procvdln,! to Pekltrj
In sufficient force to be effective and
to piocure for herself Siile occupation,
either as conqueror of peaicmaker.
Special despatches recel.Td today
fiom lleilln counteract the replies of
President McKlnley an.) tne Germ.cti
Minister of Foreign Art ilp, Count von
lluelow, to the Chinese Huipcror'a ap
peal, from the standpoint obtaining at
ilerlln, that the object of all Clilnvse
assurances is to gain time for mili
tary preparations and undermine tho
unity of the Powers. The Morning
Post's Ilerlln correspondent asserts
that the attitude of the I'nited States
Government Is regard 3.1 as n decld',il
triumph for Chinese diplomacy, while
the Dally News savs tlu attitude o!
tho Washington nuthor'.lej Is regard
ed In Ilerlln as a regrettable aft r.
Similarly the London morning paper'
legtet "that the I'rsiie it of ibo
fulled States has taken i Mile tl'at
can hardly fail to eii'oniag" the CM
ui se to fin tber iluplhitv."
The Pall Mall Gazefe mj:
"Surely this Is not th'i tipi.i for ami
cable tea-table talk about settlements.
President McKlnley has mrely suc
ceeded In conveying the Impiesslou to
Peking that the I'nl'.i I States will en
ter healf-bearledly In'o a campalgii of
with heavy casualties. No American
At 1 o'clock In the afternoon the al
lies homh.iidfd the native cit and af
ter an hour of magnificent wink by
two l-iuch guns and tluee 12-pciuuch-is
the fcut and adjoining tiillltiu pago
das were In M. lines Their destruction
was complete The fort leplled feebly
with a feu louiids when one gun got
the exact i.inge and llrecl seveinl 1I
dltci shells This Is the fort that has
been shelling iieu Tsln since June 17
The Milled fences have spaied the
portions of the native illy fiom uhi'li
operations have not been dlrvclciV
Republican Party in Full
Force Comes in the
OVER THEIR TRIP
Call on McKlnley One of Pleasant
Features President Wants
Claims of Hawallans Ful
The Republican reception commlitre
on board Larsen's laim.ii were ie.va:d
cd on their trip to the liiromttig Aus
tralia this morning by slgl.tln;; ire
portly form of .Judge Kpolkiu and
hearing the hearty call of Hon. Sam
Parker The full deb-gallon of l'i-
wall s Republicans wuo vveiu to th"
national convention arrive 1 hale ami
hearty. Allernnte C. li. WIIsjii was
with them, also National Committee
man II. M. Seuall.
The reception conimltteo I ad pro
pared lets, which were passed over th
side unci as soon as the doctor patsud
the ship, went on board to grcetMlie
leturncd travelers. I'rlnco David nnd
National Committeeman W. II. Corn-
well of the Democratic contingent were
also on board, glad to get home an.1
properly enthusiastic over their trip.
The wharf decorated with Hags and
the McKlnley and Roosevelt banner
was a happy surprise to the Republi
cans ns well ns the stirring strains of
Capt. Merger's band. On arriving 'it
the wharf the Republicans with United
States District Judge M. M. I'.stee and
Attorney General llalrd were conduct
ed to carriages and driven to the Ha
waiian Hotel. Mnnaaui--lUeu -Jiajjj
decorated the hostelry very prettify-
and after1 a short chnt pn the verandt.
the party adjourned t6 the Innnl where
Col. J. If. floyd'-proposed the health of
the del-gates and the nntlonal leade.T
President McKlnley. Col. Parker,
chairman of the delegation, replied.
"We have a whole lot to say. but we'll
save It for the Lilly Saturday night
Aloha, Aloha, We've hail a good trip
and ue'ic glad to get home.' '
National Committeeman Seuall in
lespondlng to a toast.sald. "The Itepu'j
lli-an party has In these delegates thr- e
men of whom It lias lenson to be
proud. They have been enthu-dnstlcally
tecelved all along the Republican Hue
and they have upheld the honor of II i
wuil with dignity and care. In tlie con
vention nnd during tho tall upon th"
President your delegates made a hut
lug Impression that has raised Ha
waii's standard higher thnn ever. I
repeat. Hawaii has reason to be proul
of the reiord made by the representa
tive Hnwallnns whom the Republicans
sent to Philadelphia."
The delegates are particularly e;
thuslastle over their reception by tho
President, who greeted Col. Parkr
vvith great cordiality. When Mr. Wil
son wns Intioduced, the President i
mnikiHl. "I'm glad to see ou here wlih
the Republicans, Mr. Wilson." Th"
Picsldcnt In talking over the situation
f.i Id he wanted to see Hawallans In
office and their claims n cognized. Ho
also stated that he was sine to come in
Hawaii next jenr If uialile was laid.
The travels of the delegates extend
ed as far cast as New York, the Main"
tiip being glvui up as Col. Parker bud
some hoihiB he wanted to look after In
it was the plan of both Col. Parker
and Judge Kepolkal to leave for the
other Islands Friday, but on hearing of
tho rally of Saturday night them tut-1
mediately changed their plans anil re
plied "Weil be nt the rally Saturday
WHY KEA1PPP DIDN'T PIGIIT.
Washington. Jul 2'i The N'ivy
Dcpaitmcnl toda) male public th
mull reports of Rear Adl'iluil Keniplf
explaining his reasons for refusing lo
Join with the ships of the other pow
ers In the attack on the Tnku foils
and giving an aiio'int of the utti.ik
Admiral Kempff alsj eiielonej the re
poit of Commander Wlie of the tomi
ciicy. Hear Admlial Keiiipff'i: expla
nation for icfusln,; to panic piate on
the attack of the fol title alloliS of a
pouei with which v wele at pi.ccr Is
waiml iiiminenilecl by Secieiai."
Ivvnkainl, Hotel stieet, Is ottering a
new line of linen centerpieces for ta
llies, embroidered In fancy colors.
Pour nice lots are for sale cheap
See Pot Sale column oti page 8.
Washington. July 20 The following
statement has been given out ,it th
On the 11th of this month the Still
Department communicated a brlf
message asking tidings from Mlnlitrr
Conger In the State Department clphr
code. Minister Wu undertook to yrt.
tills Into Minister Conger's linmli If ha
',' i'.' V.' i i it i'J i'.t ,i a it it it it T
LntCHt Prom Conner. if
A' Washington. July 23. The fol- v
!. lowing cablegranl has been re- 3
it cehedit the Navy Department:
- i'Chefoo. July 24. Navigation
it Bureau. Washington: The will-
v. ten messago signed Conger and if
it dated July 4, received nt ITen fc
it Tsln on the 21st, says: '.I
it "'Hnvo been besieged two
it weeks at the Hi Itlsh Legation. 3
it Theie Is grave danger of a geu- f
it eral massacre bj Chinese sobllers, H
it who are shelling the legation
it dally. Relief must come soon If 9
it nt nil. The Ity Is without gov- it
i! eminent except by the Chinese t
it army. They are determined lo5
it massacre all the foreigners In Pe if
it king. The entry of relief forces V-
it Into the city will prolnbly be tl
it hotly contested.' THOMAS" ir
it The message conies from Cap- it"
t' Villi Charles M. Thomas, com- &
X maimer of the Ilroklyn. a-
it it it it it it it it it it it it it 9
witiIIvc. He has succeeded In dolnr
this. This ino.-nlng the State Deprn
ment neoiVeil n teligram fiom Cnmnl
General Goodiloxv- at Shanghai. salns-
"The Governor of Shantung Inform
me that he has received today a clphtr
message from Conger of tho ISth."
Mr. Conger's cablegram!. U ns. fol
"In British Legation. Knder continu
ous shot and shell from Chinese troopi
Quick relief only can prevent general,
The message Is not dated, but it U
understood was sent from Peking tt
Tlic reftfV." Hie State f)ep.
ment clplicr. aliil It Is regardcil
State Department nicenulne.
much as forgeries seem under the cir
Gold DcmocrntH Inactive.
Indianapolis. Ind., July 23.- -If tl-.
matter Is left to the National Com
mittee of the Gold Democrats head
quarters lien this afternoon there wl'J
be no gold standard ticket In the HeM
While the committee cannot lettle it
question Its action will have grw.
weight. There Is a feeling with Ihi
Gold Democrats here that the nntl
Imperlallsts can put a ticket In IV
field If they wish to and that It will t.
Independent of the Gcdd Democrats.
Chlcngo Plre Horror.
Chicago, July 23. An explosion oc
curred Just before noon today In tt'.
five-story building nt 123 Dearborr
street. In a tew minutes the hulldlnCt
fas a mass of Haines. It Is reported,
that several employes of the firms oc
cupying the building were stunned nr
the shock of the explosion and It hr
feared that several lives have bfs.
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