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OCA7. AND GENERAL.
taro flour. -Ask your grocer !
The custom hou:
plied with electric
( is now
At last accounts, Hawaiian Commercial
stock remained unchanged.
It was quoted at $5.
The session laws of 1892. pub
lished in Hawaiian and English, j
are ready for distribution.
J. S. Maby, formerly manager of
the volcano house, is now connected
-with the police force in Hilo.
Dr. M. E. Grossman will leave on
the Gaelic for San Francisco. He
will be absent about six weeks.
The Pearl City Fruit Company
sent its first shipment of pineapples
to the coast by the Australia.
Choice berths on steamers leaving
for the coast have already been
Eecured as far ahead as September
The Pacific Hardware Company
have something to say today about
Disston's saws, files and cane
Thp. camine renresentation of
the "Gondoliers" bids fair to excel
anything of the kind presented in
Mr. Jonathan Shaw has been
-appointed tax assessor and collector
for the first division of the
island of Oahu.
Goo Kim, the merchant tailor
on Nuuanu street, advertises a
great reduction in prices in the
line of clothing, etc.
A Chinese named Ah Kam was
arrested the other day for smoking
opium. Judge Foster has ordered
him to pay a fine of $50, or else go
to jail. '
Dr. R. I. Moore, dentist, who has
been absent for some time on Hawaii,
will return to town on next
Friday, when he will resume his
Four hula dancers and two native
musicians left the Australia
last week. They attracted a good
deal of attention from the crowd
on the wharf.
The Hawaiian Hardware Company
have a few straight tips in
this issue. Their sage has something
to about the merits of the
A flagpole was hoisted at the
J3now cottage Tuesday, and an
American flag thrown to the breeze.
The cottage will hereafter be known
as the American Legation.
Captain Schmidt, of the
Irmgard, Pilot Lorenzen and
Captain Jacobson of the C. D. Bryant,
have the thanks of the Advertiser
for late San FranciBCO papers.
The government pay day will
hereafter,bo on the last day of each
month, the same as prior to March
of this year, so says Minister
Porter in the "By Authority" column.
Geo. C. Potter has been appointed
an aid-de-camp, with the
rank of major, on the personal
staff of the President of the Provisional
government of the Hawaiian
The report to the policy-holders
of the Equitable Life Assurance
Society is a very interesting pamphlet.
Bruce and A. J. Cartwright
are the local agents. They will
furnish you with a copy.
MAY TERM ENDED.
Judge Cooper Decides to Dispose
of Some Chestnut Cases.
The May term of the circuit court
came to an end on Saturday last,
after Judge Cooper lia'd decided
the following cases :
Joaquin M. Sozo was granted a
divorce from Beke M. Makalena.
Desertion was the grounds.
A woman named Kalua was
granted a divorce from a Chinese
named Ahana. Extreme cruelty
and failure to provide was complained
The court made an order to the
effect that all pending cases not
heard at the term just closed would
go over until the next term of the
The judge also announced that
all cases that shall have been upon
the trial calendar for two terms
without being heard may be
striken off by order of the court,
and will not be reinstated except
upon motion and all cases that
shall have been upon the docket
for more than one year will be dismissed
for want of prosecution,
unless good cause is shown, come
Annexation Stables HnciuR Items
Cae Personal Shipping!
Maui, May 27. Waiopai, situated
on tho south-eastern side of the island,
between Kabikinui and Kaupo,
is famous for the rich qualities of its
grasses, and was purchased not long
aeo bv the Haleakala Ranch Co. for
the purpose of fattening cattle intended
for the market.
James Lua, a Hawaiian, most expert
in riding and iu all the other
arts of the vaquero, has been in
charge of the place for some time,
and has given complete satisfaction
to his employers.
Early on Monday morning, the
22d inst., James started up the mountain
on a well-known cattle mule, intending
to drive the horses to water;
ho had his lasso hung on the pommel
and was well equipped for any emergency.
What happened afterward to
Lua must be left to conjecture, farther
than, after several hours had
elapsed, the wife of the unfortunate
man beheld the mule trotting down
the mountain side with no one in the
saddle. On looking more closely she
discerned the body of her husband
dragging several feet behind.
The animal voluntarily stopped
after reaching the dwelling, and upon
examination James Lua was found
to be dead, his head being badly
bruised, though none of his limbs
It is presumed that the mule must
have reared and fallen backwards,
and in the scramble that ensued Lua
caught his foot in one of the loops of
the lassoo coiled on the nomme), unrolled
it somewhat, and before he
could extricate himself or remonnt
the obstinate brute was up and away,
dragging the vaquero to his death,
four miles down the mountain side.
The annexation stables is the name
of a new racing establishment recently
at the Kahului race track. Its
string of horses includes the
trotting stallion, Charles S.;
his stable companion, Oregon Boy (a
runner) ; both lately imported from
the States; the noted horse,
and native bred.
The stable is a strong one and it is
sincerely hoped that they will be able
to win their oats and carry their
colors (red, white and blue) to the
Tho latest news is that Lord Brock
and Billy C. will not visit Honolulu
Tonight, the 27th, the Wailuku
Minstrels give their entertainment,
and next Wednesday, the 31st inst.,
dont forget the "Smith family" and
"the mousetrap" at Paia.
Faia plantation will as usual beat
tho record. It will stop grinding
about tho middle of July, and will
show a crop of between fifty-three or
fifty-four hundred tons, which, it is
said, will be its largest annual yield.
The plantation will also make a most
agreeable exhibit in the matter of
Hamaknapoko, in spite of various
setbacks, will produce a crop of between
forty-three and forty-four
hundred tons, and the mill will prob
ably finish its work during the last of
During Tuesday, the 23d inst., a
"rabbit" case the first on Maui and
perhaps on the islands came to trial
in the Mabawao court. It seems that
aKula Portuguese is the owner of
fourteen rabbits that are or have been
continually escaping from a poorly-constructed
pen, and running on a
neighbor's land. It was not shown
that the little animals had done any
damage, but had simply ran about
upon the adjacent lot for short
periods of time until caught and returned
to their house by their owner.
The plaintiff in the case, having
nursed a grudge against the defendant
for some time, "got even" by
causing the latter to pay 10 and
costs. What convicted the man was
that he had eaten one of the rabbits,
and that fourteen was rather a large
number for pets, which the amended
law of '92 permits.
Mr. Magoon (the elder), of Honolulu,
has been visiting Quaker Jones,
of Makawao, during the past week.
Dr. Frazer and daughter, of Cali-
iornia, are expected to arrive in
.Honolulu, June 1st, but cannot come
to Maui until the following week.
Mrs.Bartlett returned to Honolulu
on Tuesday, after a brief visit to
Mrs. D. D. Baldwin, Miss May and
Mr. Willow Baldwin returned from
Kauai yesterday; the young gentleman
has come to Maui to convalesce
after a severe sickness.
It is reported that Mr. W. Nicoll,
whose condition has somewhat im
proved, will, as soon as possible,
of the cases on the calendar are make a trip to Scotland.
three years old
turn to Honolulu today, after seeing
their friends, Mr. and Mrs. B. D.
.Baldwin, well established in their
An unusually lengthy blow of the
corn mill's whistle was the only
noticable celebration of Queen Victoria's
anniversary in Makp.wao.
Maunaoln seminary holds its closing
exercises during the lGth of
The Waihee glee club gave a con
cert to a slim attendance of people at
the Hamaknapoko church during the
evening of the 20th.
It is rumored that carpenters arrived
on Wednesday, per Claudine,
for the purpose of rebuilding the
Wailuku manager's residence.
The Wailuku gun club celebrates
the 11th of June at their Kahului
range by a rifle and trap shoot.
Waikapu mill will grind no more;
cane planted on the lower lands will
be flumed to Spreckelsville.
During the past week there has
been a petition in circulation in several
localities on this side of the island,
asking that the question of annexation
be put to a vote of the
citizens. The paper has received
quite a number of Hawaiian signatures,
and several foreign names
were added at Spreckelsville.
" Weather: The dragon-fly has been
flying low, and there has been wind
GIVE TBEM ANOTHER.
The School Bovs Add Another
Feather to Their Cap.
The base ball game on Saturday
between the Kamehamehas and the
Hawaiis resulted in a victory for
the school boys by a score of 9 to
7. At the start it looked as
though the Hawaiis would be victorious,
as they commenced to slug
the ball in a surprising manner.
In the first inning they scored three
times and things were going their
way until the third, when the
commenced to straighten
out the curves of the opposing
pitcher, and, aided by an error now
and then, the champions managed
to tally four times in the inning.
Interest in the game was kept alive
by the closeness of the score and
the lively coaching done by Palmer
Woods and Thompson of the
They shouted like professional
players and their noise rattled
their opponents somewhat. An extended
"report of the game would
not be interesting, and for the benefit
of cranks the score is appended :
AB. B. BH.O. A. E,
Willis, C, 1 b 4 3 2 9 0 1
Thompson, J., 2b.... 5 116 5 0
Kaae, W., p. - 2 0 0 110
Woods, P., p. 3 10 13 0
Pryce, T., c - 5 2 3 2 11
Cupid, c. f. 5 113 0 0
Holt, E., 1. f 5 0 2 10 1
Hart, s. s -10 2 2 2 2
Woods, P., r. f. 4 10 10 0
Davis, P., 3 b 4 0 0 10 2
41 7 11 27 12 7
AB. K. Bir.O. A. E.
Manuka, 2 b ' 5 1
Ruevsky, 1. f 5 1
Meheula, p 5 1
Kaukn, r. f 5 2
Iiindsay, 1 b 5 1
Kaonoi, c. f. 5 1
Cummings, s. s 5 1
Baker, c 5 1
Wahinemaikai, 3b. 4 0
Total 44 0 12 27 21 3
SCORE BY INNINGS.
Hawaii 3 0 0 110 2 0 07
Kamehameha 0 14 0 0 2 11 09
'Summary: Earned Eun3 Kame-
hameha, 1. Bases on balls, by
5; by Kaae, 4; by Woods, 1.
Struck out By Meheula, 10; by Kaae,
1. Left on bases Kamehameha, 8;
Hawaii, S. Stolen bases dimming,
Pryce, Hart. Two base hits
Kauka, Thompson, Willis. Passed
balls Baker, 2; Pryce, 2. Wild
pitch By Meheula, 1; by Woods, 1.
Umpires H. M. Whitney, Jr.; C. L.
Crabbe. Scorer M. K. Keohokalole.
j Time of game 1 hour, 45 minutes.
BROKE A RIB BONE.
Chinese Prisoner Tries
Hand at a Brake.
An accident happened on
volcano road last Monday,
which a Chinese prisoner had a
miraculous escape from death.
The man was braking a train of
cars down a hill, and in some manner
the car on which he stood
jumped the track and turned over
with the Chinaman underneath.
The unfortunate man was extricated
and sent to Hilo for treat
ment. Dr. Williams examined the
man and found that one rib was
The Arlington Hotel.
Mr. T. E. Krouse,'the manager of
the Arlington Hotel, has been hard
at work getting the Bishop premises
ready for occupancy. The house
will be opened on next Thursday
completely furnished throughout.
The office for both places will be in
the annex, and hereafter the main
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. V. Forster re- entrance will be on King street.
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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAY MAY 30. i8f)3 9
COLLAPSE OF THE JAPANESE
The Fire Company at Work A
Lady Coffee Planter Sale of
a Plantation Moonlight Picnic,
at Cocoannt Island A
Quiet Wedding, etc.
Special to the V. C. Advertiser.
Hilo, May 25. The Japanese
liquor cases that occupied the court
so much of late met the fate that
mignt be expected, copsidering the
source from which they originated.
The case before the court was made
a test case, as all the others depended
for their proof of guilt on one or two
ot the three informers. Tho principal
witness in this case, after testifying
that he obtained the liquor on such a
night at the defendant's' house at
Papaikou, was proven by the books of
a restaurant-keeper in Hilo to have
spent the whole day and night at his
house in Hilo. Dpon receiving this
testimony the judge threw the case
out of court, and so all the other
caBes collapsed as the result. The
probability is now that this informer
will himself be prosecuted for perjury,
and such cases our juries up
here handle without gloves. When
the government employs and uses
such material as these gamblers to
put up jobs on innocent people to
give the court business and make it
appear that they are very careful of
the public welfare, it is no wonder
that they are brought into contempt
and are so unsuccessful in the prosecution
of so many criminal cases.
That there is more of a desire to
create business for the court than a
proper consideration of the evidence
and the source' from which it comes,
before cases are instituted is quite
Mr. Andrew Brown has been here
daring the past week investigating
the fire service, and the needs of the
town in that line. At a meeting of
the fire company, held at the courthouse
a week ago, after a great deal
of discussion on various subjects, it
was decided to use the balance of the
appropriation, about 600, to build a
house to store the engine, and to ask
the town hall fund-keepers to turn
over the amount collected for that
purpose, say 400, to the fire company
to assist in the building. Now
that the steamer is here and in the
process of being polished up and
made bright and clear, it might be
well to give a public trial of it as
early as possible, to see how it will
work, and to lot the community
know what they can rely on in case
The sale of the Sunter coffee plantation
at the mauka edge of the lower
woods to Captain Eldarts was consummated
a few days ago for $900.
The plantation is about four years
old, and has fifteen acres of trees,
most of them one year in bearing.
Owing to Suntor's having practically
abandoned tho place for one of the
lots on the volcano road about 18 miles
up, it uas got into a very neglected
condition, the crop of a few months
ago being allowed to drop from the
trees unpicked. It was attempted to
stock this place a couple of years ago
for 30,000, but the effort was not
successful. Captain Eldarts has
taken hold and a large clearing has
already been made, showing tho
coffee trees but slightly injured, so
in a short time the whole place should
be much improved. Lying, as it
does, jnst on the road, it is very desirable
that it be successful, as it is
about the first place of note pointed
out to tourists for the volcano. And
now we have a lady lawyer who has
taken up a claim on the volcano road
and intends to plant coffee like the
rest of them up there, with two lady
lawyers in this district and two lady
doctors within easy call, it is safe to
call a halt in the evolution of women
so lately emphasized by Mrs. Potter-Palmer
driving the golden spike in
the woman's building at the Colum
bian r air, and ask who are to be the
progressive leaders in the near future.
A very large picnic party occupied
Cocpanut island on Tuesday evening,
and in the light of a brilliant moon
enjoyed themselves till near midnight.
A plentiful supper was provided
and dispatched, and the row
over the smooth bay was highly enjoyed
and many expressions of pleasure
were given to Miss Hattie Hitchcock,
who got it up.
A very desirable work is being conducted
by the Puna road board in
the lower volcano woods in cutting
away of the weeds, that have
grown so high as to shnt out the
tropical vegetation from view, and bo
encroached on the road as to whip
one in me iace in anving tnrougn.
It makes the place very much more
attractive when the beautiful Bhrnbs,
plants and ferns are exposed to view
and form a border of great beauty
along the roadway.
Subscription lists are circulating
for the Stevens silver service and are
meeting with ready response.
Mr. Kufus A. Lyman, Jr., has been
appointed port surveyor here, in
place of George Nakapuahi.
xne oars .Harvester. Johnson, ar
rived from San Francisco on the 21st
inst, fourteen days passage with a
cargo of general merchandise.
The bark Annie Johnson, Bock,
sailed for San Francisco on May 24th,
with 26,555 bags sugar, 317,901 lbs.,
valued at ?123,999J4.
Miss Almeda E. Hitchcock was
married to Dr. Moore of Ann Arbor,
Michigan, at the residence of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Hitchcock,
on Wednesday evening, the
24th inst The wedding- was private,
none but the immediate family being
The Trials of a Local Barkeeper
Rumored Changes in the
Hawaii, May 24. A Japanese
laborer lost the most of his right
hand by being caught in some of
the machinery of the steam plows
at Paauhau on Thursday of last
week. Carelessness on his part is
said to be the cause.
Dr. Greenfield has been laid up
for some days" with inflamatory
rheumatism of the knee.
Hamakua has just had its annual
visitation of the book agent.
Business being dull, he gave up the
chase at Honokaa and left for
Honolulu by the Claudine.
Thus far, the Hamakua jail is
the only house prepared to entertain
guests that will attend the
sitting of the circuit court in July
at this place. Some effort should
be made on the part of our people
to place all comers at as good
advantage as possible. We can
certainly do as well by them
as Waimea formerly did, but unless
we "get a move on" we will
not. It is stated that the docket
is rather large, and that will bring
many people as jurors, witnesses,
It is strongly rumored that the
end of the month will witness a
number of changes in the make-up
of the police force of this district..
It may be well to suggest to the
powers in control of this department,
that they discharge the entire
force, and only employ one man in
the future. Where the plantations
pay their own. police, one man and
the deputy sheriff is all the force
needed to do the work that is being
done in this district now. There is
room for quite a saving here, and
no corresponding detriment to the
Louis Longfield left for Honolulu
by the last trip of the Claudine
from Paauhau. He was closed
out of the "Honokaa Dew Drop," on
a judgment in favor of Peacock &
Co. for $150. He has had quite a
career in this place, purchasing it
some two and a half years ago for
$800 cash, did a fair business for
a while, was caught in the general
drag-net of tho police and fined
$200, and next came into notice at
the time Fred Kingcomb died from
over indulgence of drink. At that
time he was induced to sign an
agreement to quit selling,
which he afterwards refused
to live up to. For some
reason the power of the police
could, never again be got to work
against him, so the citizens had no
recourse but to resort to a systematic
course of " freeze-out," which
resulted as above stated. Adieu,
Louis ; and may we never see your
It has been very dry and dusty
here for more than a month past,
with a strong wind blowing to keep
the dust, moving. Quite a good
rain fell this morning to help out a
little. It is to he hoped more will
loUow soon and often.
Miss Mullinger returned home
from Honolulu by this trip of the
L. P. Lincoln is spending a week
seeing the volcano and the sights
in and around Hilo.
Rev. Mr. Collender held services
in Honokaa Sunday morning, and
his regular afternoon service at
Harry Overend is our first departure
for the World's Fair. He
will visit " tho old folks at home "
in Cincinnati, Ohio, before he re
turns or decides not to return. Mr.
Chamberlain will leave for Chicago
in July. Several others hope to be
able to go, but have not completed
Miss Grace Allison has gone to
Hilo and the volcano, from which
place she will return to her old
home in the east.
An Alarm Sounded to Drill
An alarm was rung in on Saturday
evening for a fire supposed to
be on the corner of Alapai and
Beretania streets. In a moment
a hundred voices thundered "Central,
where is the fire?" The obliging
operator answered, "No re;
false alarm," which proved to be
the case. It afterward turned out
that Chief-Engineer Hustace caused
the alarm to be turned in in order
to see how quickly his men would
MEED MM DEAD.
GEN. S. G. ARMSTRONG PASSES
AWAY AT HAMPTON. VA.
ltrlef Sketch, or a Mravf SoMIer ana
Saccerssful lid urn tor.
San Francisco, May 12 Superintendent
P. L. Weaver of the almshouse
received a dispatch yesterday
announcing the death of his brother-in-law,
General Samuel Chapman
Armstrong, at Hampton, Va.
General Armstrong was born
about fifty-two years ago in tho
settlement of Wailuku, on the island
of Maui, in what was then the
Hawaiian kingdom. His father was
the Rev. Richard Armstrong, one of
the first missionaries to the Sandwich
islands, and was one of the
founders of the public school system
there, afterward being tho
minister of public instruction. His
mother was a sister of tho lata
Chief Justice Chapman of Massachusetts,
Young Armstrong passed his
early childhood on tho islands.
When he reached manhood he left
the islands and came to San Francisco,
where he became a lumber
merchant and was singularly successful.
When the war broke out
he went east and entered the army
as a private. At the close of the
war fie was a captain, and was subsequently
brevetted general for gallant
conduct in the field.
When tho war was over the question
of what to do with the newly
freed people, ignorant and incapable
of self-direction as children,
was tne most stupendous problem
of the day. Freedraen's bureaus
were established in various parts
of the country, and General Armstrong
was placed in charge of the
one at Hampton, Va. Here, through
his efforts, a great industrial
school was established, and tho success
of this institution in overy direction,
morally, intellectually, in
manual training and financial
management, has made it one of
the most famous schools of tho ago
and its founder one of the most
celebrated men of tho day. Long
ago 'the institution ceased to bo
merely a school for the negro race,
and the broader idea of raco culture
from the world's standpoint
became it3 dominant purpose, so
that today the negro shares its ad
vantages almost equally with the
Indian and Chinese, and even Persians
find a place within its boundaries.
The effect of its influence
upon the Indians was put to a crucial
test during the late uprising of
the Sioux. Eighty-two Hampton
students had come from Standing
Rock, the home of Sitting Bull and
the locality of the chief excitement
during the "Messiah" craze. Only
one of these, and that the son of
old Sitting Bull, took up arms, all
of tho rest remaining loyal to tho
'General Armstrong leaves four
sisters Mrs. Beckwith, wifo of Rev.
E. G. Beckwith, D.D., of Honolulu,
Mrs. P. L. Weaver, matron of the ,
almshouse, Mrs Banning, and Miss
Jennie Armstrong, who resides with
the Weavers. S. F. Chronicle.
THE POST OFFICE CLERKS.
A Busy Week Staring Them in
The post office employees have a
busy week before them, as no less
than .four steamers will arrive from
and depart for foreign ports. The
first steamer to arrive is the Gaelic.
She is due today from the Orient,
en route to San Francisco. Two
steamers from the Colonies will be
due on Thursday, the Alameda and
the Miowera. The last named vessel
will take a mail for Canada
only. On the same day the
will be due from San Francisco
with l5te foreign news.
Successful Sale of Stocks.
Ja3. F. Morgan held a successful
sale of stocks at his salesroom on
Saturday. Fifteen shares of Inter-Island
stock sold for $183 per
share; fourteen shares of Wilder
S. S. Company stock at $110; eight
shares People's Ice Company stock
at $96, and ten shares of Fruit and
Taro stock at $28 a share.
Any kind of printing at the Gazette
Office equal to work dona