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A NEW YORK WORLD EDITOR'S
Views of Mr. Cleveland Blount
Hard as a Board High
Fraise of Fres. Dole.
Dr. Bowen, of the editorial staff
of the New York World and special
correspondent of that paper, returns
to the Coast by the Australia
this trip and will proceed 'directly
to Washington. Dr. Bowen
is a man of marked ability. He
has made a study of the Hawaiian
situation and is on the inside,
so far as the American side
of the question is concerned. " I
was with Mr. Cleveland, said
Dr. Bowen, "when the news of
the Hawaiian revolution arrived.
Mr. Cleveland is not a man who
expresses an opinion without an investigation,
but he remarked at
once that the United States could
not suffer any European power to
take the islands. That is the only
comment he made."
"What do you think are Mr.
Cleveland's views on annexation?"
"The' are in abeyance."
Dr. Bowen had a conference with
Mr. Cleveland before leaving the
East, and he is familiar with the
nature of Mr. Blount's instructions.
Speaking of the tatter's
call on the ex-Queen,
he explained that it was entirely
unofficial, and had no political
significance whatever. It was the
result of an intimation from
which was conveyed to Mr.
Blount that she was disappointed
at his not having called upon her.
The American Envoy said nothing
during the interview, but listened
to what she had to say.
The absurd hopes entertained as
to the ex-Queen's restoration being
brought by the reporter to Dr.
Bowen's notice the latter stated
that he had himself told the ex-Queen
that she had nothing of the
sort to hope from Mr. Blount. He
thought she had no more illusions
on that point.
Mr. Blount's investigation, Dr.
Bowen thought very exhaustive and
unprejudiced "He is after the
facts and has no more sentiment
than a board, ' The question of
annexation Dr. Bowen regards as a
complicated and intricate one, both
from the American and Hawaiian
standpoint. He does not attach
so much importance as some
to the strategic argument. On the
other hand he looks on the settlement
of the question as a matter of
national policy, not of sentiment.
From the Hawaiian standpoint,
the worst feature is the delay, with
business stagnant and little pros
pect of a settlement before the late
fall or winter.
Dr. Bowen expresses himself
with warm admiration as to the
islands, their climate and people.
He speaks in especially high terms
of President Dole. "You are very
fortunate in having such a man at
the head of the Government with
so much moderation and firmness."
In an extensive acquaintance
with political life in Europe
Dr. Bowen intimated that he had
not met many who surpassed him.
President Lincoln on Hawaii.
It may interest your readers to
know whether Abraham Lincoln,
if he had been spared to us until
the present time, would have approved
the treaty for the annexation
of the Hawaiian Islands, now
pending before the Senate of the
United States. The following incident
gives an indication of his
views upon the general subject.
In 18G4 the Hon. Elisha H. Allen
came, to the United States as an
Envoy, and, if I rightly remember,
the first Envoy Extraordinary from
those Islands. On June 11th in
that year, when Mr. Allen presented
bis credentials. President
Lincoln thus addressed him :
"Sik : In every light in which
the state of the Hawaiian Islands
can be contemplated it is an object
of profound interest for the United
States. Virtually, it was once a
colony. Jt is now a near and intimate
neighbor. It is a haven of
shelter and refreshment for our
merchants, fishermen, seamen and
other citizens when on their lawful
occasions they are navigating the
eastern seas and oceans. Its people
ant free, and it laws, language and
religion are largely the fruit of our
own teaching and example. The
distinguished part which you, Mr.
Minister, have acted in the history
of that interesting country is well
known here. It gives me pleasure
to assure you of my sincere desire
to do what I can to render now
your sojourn in the United States
agreeable to yourself, satisfactory
to your sovereign, and beneficial to
the Hawaiian people."
This address was made nearly
thirty years ago. The words of
Abraham Lincoln do not deteriorate
by time. L. E. Chittenden
New York. Feb. 2-1, 1S93.
N. Y. Tribune.
FIRE INSURANCE RATES.
A New Rate Book Will Shortly
If there is anything which the
ordinary business man or any other
person in the islands desires more
than another it is to get his fire insurance
rate lowered. Much com
plaint has been made that our
rates are higher than in San Francisco
or even in other Pacific coast
The Honolulu Board of Fire Underwriters,
mindful of these complaints
and desirous of yielding all
possible aid to their patrons, have
finally secured from the Pacific Insurance
Union the services of Mr.
Conroy to re-rate Honolulu. He
arrived by the last Australia and
after surveying the field for a few
days made a very interesting and
instructive report to the Honolulu
Board last week. Mr. Conroy is
a practical and experienced insurance
man. He looks over the field
in a practical and business-like
way. His talk was not only entertaining,
but was very instructive.
Although not so well situated as
either Portland or Seattle for extinguishing
fires, Honolulu will
probably hereafter be allowed the
advantage of similar rates. Portland
is supplied with water from the
Willamette river by eight fire
pumps, which raise the water to a
high level whence it is distributed
by gravity, and can also pump
directly into the mains. In addition
a company which supplies
power for all of the elevators, etc.,
can put sixteen lire streams on a
fire. The fire department has eight
steamers, besides several hook and
ladder and hose companies.
Seattle draws its supply from
Lake Washington, a magnificent
body of water, and it is supplied by
gravity or direct pumping, as in
Portland. There are six steam fire
engines besides hose carts and hook
and ladder companies, and a splendid
fire boat capable of putting
twenty-six streams on any fire
within three blocks of the water.
Portland and Seattle have wide
streets and well constructed fireproof
buildings. Honolulu's streets
with few exceptions would be
classed as alleys in thoso places,
and our brick buildings do not
come up to the standard in thickness
of walls as well as in other
Mr. Conroy will proceed to a
personal inspection of Honolulu
fire risks, ana it is probable that
our insurers as well as the insured
will be well satisfied with the results
obtained, which will shortly
be published in a new rate book.
Engaged to Clive DaviesMr.
Cleghorn Denies It.
The ADvtKTiSEU has received
information from a private source,
of great credit, to the effect that
the ex-Princess Kaiulani is really
engaced to 'be married to a son of
Theo. H. Davies. The young gentleman
in question, Mr. Clive Da-vies,
is now studying at the Institute
of Technology at. Boston. It
is stated that he admits the fact
of his betrothal with the ex-Princess.
It is well known that Kaiulani
was often a guest of Mr. Davies at
his home in Southport, England,
and the intimate relations subsisting
between the families concerned
might naturally lead to the formation
of the closer tie. The prospect
of such a union would account
in some measure for the extraordinary
zeal lately displayed by Mr.
Davies on behalf of the ex-Princess.
Governor Cleghorn was seen by
an Advertiser reporter last week,
who asked him whether it was a
fact that Kaiulani was engaged to
"There is not a word of truth in
it," exclaimed Mr. Cleghorn hastily.
"It is absurd and
The missionary packet Morning
Star is lying out-in the stream off
the Fish Market receiving a general
overhauling. Capt. Garland
says that his vessel will leave for
her regular annual cruise among
the South Sea Islands about next
June. The Star will go on the
Marine Railway Eeveral weeks
prior to her departure.
HAWAII GAZETTE. "TUESDAY, MAY 2, 198.
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GENERAL KIKBY SMITH AS A PROFESSOR.
And yet, as the world knows, Kirby
Smith was a hard fighter He comes of
a family of fighters. He was born in St.
Augustine anil graduated from West
Point in 1S43 In the Meiican war he
earned two brevets for signal gallantry
at Cerro Cordo and Contreras. He served
In several campaigns against tho Indians
and was wounded by tho Comanches in
Texas in 1859. Ho was tenderly nursed
by a lady whom he afterward married.
He became a major of the United States
army in January, 1SC1, hnt resigned in
AnnL when tho state of Floridajseceded,
General Smith was the last survivor
of the seven distinguished
generals of the Confederate army,
and the last of the list of full generals
on both sides. He was appointed
a brigadier in the Confederate
army under Gen. Joseph E.
Johnston, and was badly wounded
while leading his brigade into action
at,the first battle of Manassas.
Made major-general in 1SG2, he
was transferred to East Tennessee
and placed in command of that department.
Under General Bragg
lie led the advance in the invasion
of Kentucky, and routed the Union
forces at Richmond in that State,
advancing to Frankfort. Promoted
to the grade of lieutenant-general,
he engaged in the battle at Perry-ville
and Murfreesborough. He
was then placed in command of the
General Banks in his Red
River campaign and engaging in
the battle of Jenkins Ferry. He
was the last to surrender the forces
under his command, May 25, 1SG5.
After the war closed he became
President of the Atlantic and Pacific
Telegraph Company, but in
1870 he found "more congenial occupation
as Chancellor of the University
of Nashville, which five
years later he resigned for the
professorship he held at the time of
his death last month. New York
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