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VOL. XXXVIII, No. 22. HONOLULU,-II. T., TUESDAY, MARCH 17. 1903 SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE No. 2470.
LAST PRINCE OF THE KAMEHAMEHAS A GREAT DAY FOR
'3 THE BODY OF PRINCE ALBERT KUNUIAKEA LYING IN STATE. t y vey.)
(From Monday's dally.) i Island, to gather sprigs of myrtle to CROWDS. IN THRONE ROOM. i bowl, and ns the poolas moved away
The last of the line of Kamehameha put upon his bier. It was to show thWr Fop ho crowd passed into from the Capitol the ilrst minute gun
the Great is at rest with his fathers. ' ,(ve tllIU, the yunff chlefs hU)a "" I the throne loom and made a half cir- of the Punchbowl battery spoke. Dur-The
citizens of Honolulu, Without ."mJ',,. ! f 'iwJYH, V ii?'i cult of the bier and its guaidlans In an '"& the Prosslon to the -Mausoleum
'"nd 'toC tf we'd " unbroken .Ine. When the church ""
tlnction to race, turned out yesterday ade 1 stenln 'f "f
o? nX ' "" congregations The companies of the National Guard
to pay the last honors to Pilnce Albert , ehantfng the thnt tobl of his l
JKunuiakea and to his line at the state """th and lineage. It was to show their c"me to ,tU,e ,a tnl ",nu, vlewe1t' tnl: under Col. Jones, which had been lined
fnerTof Tl,l ! '" 'hat 'he' f" "" 4 l",' TV" "if T'" betwm "1 up '" B,U,er Ji. Pi thQupitol
of the Pilnce. Tine wap, mid . , . , . ,.. rti vfr ith faces l " clock the crtnvtI was s" den'le tliat ay, received piesent
noto many year JCOplo ,, to paMMIllolIBh tllc ..,,, ul, u.eri thP,rvIiBclL.il Into
of the Ivamehamehas stoiKl for ull that d ', ; chamber thtce ubieast. Coneplcuous to marching line, and the sad Joulney had
H'0 V!r'U"'S, WU' tWO ",ln,s"l" slllt "tnrted. The procession Was In the
in these Islands. Time still is that th , ' f ,. . t f Hawaiian Hags draped over the en- lowing order:
'name of Kamehumebu is honored he I . Kn nehameha s But 1 evV? '''"e ' trance and exit of the cha.nl.er. In the , , .,
whole world around. It is only the mK The II. long line which streamed through were '"'S' Sheriff Brown Deputy High
name of a Polynesian chief, but .t,"', sLe "" " '"" ' "'1 ani in life. Sllel; Chill ngworthand Senior
s so,"e silent consolation to
stands for progress and for the re- - f.uT"" Ve Ivamonln.ib and mallhlnis rubbed el- Cu"V',lM lArkfT' M"""'1-
"lese ,ood people hat lie state ,.as
demptton of a race. It was the name of .Mounted Police with carbines under
a man who, upon the stage that he was ' 'ue "n - Islle'
cmopolltan as only a Honolulu
t lie of Heir love , ,.
called to, lilayed a part that made a a.J ,Ub"! f""era, I',1 If. '""," ".,! A'. .e; erlwr can be. Offlcials. business men. v '"t PMce untler Captain Kanae.
nation of a conuerles of related tribes 'l ".'" " '""' "' "' "" "'".- " ,, t, .,.,., ,'.., ..., ...., ' St. Louis Hand.
nar,i n , f ioin,, t. do-that state whose deep foundations " '?"'"'-'-."""". . " """ """'c. " st r.nnis riin st, !.,.
was the name of a man who, upon a
Wider stage, would have made history
that might have changed the destiny
of the world,
...... . -
Kamenamena nau ine genius lor
statecraft, though he was but a savage, '
and the talent that has made gre.it
kings. He was, before everything else,
a warrior, but he was a strategist, also,
and a statesman. There wore other
warriors of his people in his time, and
other strategists. There wns none who, Kiand, n cousin of the late Queen Em- ' royal Jewels, at one end and Adiuiial
as Kamehameha did, could have turned I ,na. prnce David Kawananakoa split Geurge Beckley at the other
to account the Instruments that destiny ' handsome wreath of pansles nnd ,,
sent in his way tfKaccompliHh his great p,Ilce Kulanlunaole's tribute wad a , bbliuu'op 1 ,tTr, CHURCH,
purpose of the union of these Island?. I beautiful piece with gates ajar. Many The clergy of the Roman Catholic
Kamehameha did not despise the white prominent residents and societies sent ' church, preceded by crucifix and can-men,
as the savage so often does, be- et j,eces nnd the clusters of hlnomi. ' die beaieis, then filed Into the chum-cause
he sees them in possession of , Throughout the night the ceaseless her. Pro Vicar Libert taking his place
agencies of power that have been de- V,B of the was kept us olllciatlng pi lest at the foot of the
nled to him. He used them and their 'nbout tlle bier. At dawn chanters of bier. He was assisted by Fathers
talents to make himself and his people , tlic, n)ees of the Kamehamebas told Valentin and Stenhen. The Catholic
great. And the white men never uhed ,no ffeneal0K. t the late Prince and ' choir wns stationed in the innuku end
ltamenamena ror tne rurinernnce oi i
any purposees of theirs. He wuh a
"Hawaiian, but he wns the greatest man
of his time in this region. He would
liave been one of tho greatest men of
his time, no matter where fate had cast
his destiny. I
iv: u..:u " .-mum, .. ...
scenuants ruiea tnem out tne mat neir
i'Wv!"00","0" .'."lllfr '
was never king. His line lost the king
ship, and the kings had lost their '
han" indeed he did "no have It in 1, n
n Pt kin? ''ever Th'n e men. 'nn" I
,.! ln i,ii, ,ia.mv. . . .
JUUI(IJ uw o M-... I.n 1. I
iua ity or some lack w.thl themselves I
jio other man can fathom. But Prince
'Albert had high blood within him. and
the veriest scoffer at Island royalty
felt In his presence that tho man was I
conscious of his birth. Perhaps it was I
Ills line, more than the man himself.
whose memory was honored with a ,
state funeral yesterday. Though the
anonarchy has passed ort the stage for
ull time there Is n sentiment yet In I
the minds of many good people of the
islands thnt holds the dnvs ot tho '
monarchy dear, nnd a sentiment in the I
minds of all citizens that the blood of
Kamehameha was worthy of nil honor. '
Prince Albert had tuken some part In
public affairs. , und It was an honorable
part. Those here of American blond I
who knew him, honored the mnn for
his personal worth and his own people
loved him as only Polynesians can love
their chiefs. It was to' show their lov
for him that many came from their
homes In the distant hills to put themselves
In the place of horses to draw
the honored body to the tomb. It wns
to show their love for him that some
of them climbed the heights of Kaala,
the most lofty summit on this rugged
vipro lnlil 1 Tils errpnt fnihenr.
SCENES ABOUT THE BIER.
At dawn verterdav the nrnmrotloni
ihh ii n rnnmni iiiinir ......... in firnin nf.i,Tmn.Mnii .
" ir ..... ......b .,,.,.-,
commenced and (loral pieces and ilow
ers and greens began to nnlve. A
beautiful cross about five feet In height
..... , ..,., . -,. ., i
nrin cnninnspn nni r v in en in jinn i
. . . .
ferns was sent by George Rooke of En-
,, nni.1( nnPP,tnrs. Tho weird chants. I
....,....-.-...,.-- , . ..-..-. .,..fc t.. ...u '"IIVI , '""-kill juilllllh
now pitched to a high key, now to a that bodymd leading the singing. The
lower, always monotonous and often i priest sang everal beautiful solos and
rendeied with almost indescribable ten- the Pro Vicar solemnly intoned the
(lerncso, filled the throne room. service.
lnwlllir o!ns lmnn these inelnnchnlv I At h rnnr ItMlnn nt thn uapi'tiui tnn
dirges came the music of Hawaiian
inKers. sud unit pathetic, and bung us .
.. .. nf ., ,,,,, ,,
the Tail kahilis, some of black
and yellow feathers. Indicative of
mourning, other composed ot white
felher!' w,th """ ot ",ack "rrounded !
" '"' The latter Wnd were used ex-
fluslvely by the kuhlll hearers to wave ,
over the casket. When the doors were
-? b ,h rt "
llls ?" nrrnnKed about the bier.
u,,n "'" c"s,kL,t ' " '
Tl w'" n!
ulttH' rellcs of ancIt!l,t "aull. The
UKU kahJ" at th, 1,c'ad ot ll": ,
b'er "a8 "no "f "'? "n1 on v,clv a"1
llY. '""?, whlch l ll t78 'lra?,ctl '
"lth llk cr"" '" o "nwull. Be-
f(" thls 'esteJ n crown draped In i
At l "clock when the public might
('"tPr' ,ho were changed
anu ,lvo n,en arranged on either side
"f lne clket, among them being Solo- ,
agaln be iepeated In Hawaii. I
I At , ().clocIc thp tloors WC1P closed1
'"na" when perron In the passing I
I line nau gone, ine cniet mourners were
...,.,,, ,n .., ,, ,., ., .. .
orniinliap f"Wtlrtln1u nf 1.. n..r. n
.wk. V...U4UI.V.1 wiui,iuin Ui 111 I- J-ill Ul II-
nient, members of tho l.cglslatuie and
friends of the family were given seat
e sewhere. The tin strin.V In .
- --. .-.
line on the Walklkl side of t lid Mi t nnu
.,.,th , h ,,..,. ,..,,,. , ,
..f h,o r.,n i.',iti,o ri.i
sang dirges and other
Hawaiian airs and as the last note died
,,,.. ,,, ,, ., i
the took up the caskrt!
and, encompassed by kahilis und tlifc
tabu stlckn, it was home to the funeiul i
cur which was In waiting at the foot
or the steps to the Capitol. The car,
which was deblgned and draped by H.
F. Davison, was covered with bluek '
? "' " "lie rlnge u imn.lngs, the
Wheels being similarly draped. A
T1?' reSt"f ,".P" foUr ,,0StH wu
raised over tho bier leaving an open
8Pae on M. The canopy was
surmounted by a crown, the same one
tlmt has been used for royal funerals
.for many years.
The catafalque was drawn, not by
horses, but by scores f stalwart Ha-
wnlnns. One hundred tnd twenty men,
all poolas, pulled at the white and
black brnlded ropes attached to the
cur, each one wearing a white sailor
cunvus nn i. oiue siiiri anu wniie
sers. .acn one nlso wort upon nln
I shoulders a yellow cape, oi ahuula, of
cloth In Imitation of the gorgeous
, feather ohuulas which ere worn In
. ancient times. These men were
der the direction of William Olennn.
wearing a full-length cloak of yellow
' JIcn l's TO iiniitp GUNS,
! When the casket wns adjusted upon
the car, a soldier stationed on tho top
of the Capitol nulldlng wig-wagged
with a red flag and waa answered by
wig-wag from the summit of Punch-
.nun iiiiuin anu .no unu nun
u"u then they broke Into meiuuies m.
Hawaii, alternating with the melo
chnnters. A guard of honor from the
Vlmt Regiment, N, G. H., was posted
on tho outer square of the kahllla, the unmet!
Btundlng ut parade rest with fix-
ed bayonets. Col. Soper. Captain
"White, Cnptaln Kenake, Captain Camp-1
bell, Captain Atherton, of tho Gov-1
ernor's stoff. all In full dress uniform
stood, two at each end of the bier. In
one of the old throne room chairs
ed near the head of the casket, snt tht
widow Hanked by the mentor for the
.scene wnic:i inav t once or i wiot ' v nb '" "
St. Andrew's Prloiy Gi(ls
Kamehameha School Band.
Kamehamehu School Cadets under
Hawaiian Relief Societies (Men and
CoU Jo"eTs'C"'m"""'1cl.",,'.F.lrSt Ue,B'"
hiuii, .i. u. i.., unu .ium, ...i.u..icu,
Hawaiian Government Band under
Dium Corps, First Regiment.
First Battalion, Flint Regiment,
Company F at the head.
National nnd Regimental Colors.
Second Battalion, N. G. II.
Hospital Corps, N. G. H.
Crucifix und Candles.
Cnthollc Choir nnd Sodality.
Altur Boys In Vefitnients,
Pro Vicar Llbeit. Fathers Valentin
One hundred and twenty Poolas drawing
Alexander Illhn, Kainehiimeha (Grandson
of Kuinehuiiieha V.), Henry
Peter Mlkoua and Kauhola
each standing upon a
corner of the car bearing
Pall-bearers: David Hoopll. Jesse .Ala-
kalnal, St. Clair Pilanalu, Hon.
Fied Kuhapula Beckley, Curtis
Iaukea, Hon. James Lewis,
A, K. Puleknluhl, Hon.
Junn "ker, Jleaiur of Royal Jewels.
i niny miiiiui ami i.urge ivunills
Mis. Ktinulnkea, widow of the latu
Pilnce, and Mm, Grace Kahooalll.
Mrs. Mnlulanl Pilanalu and Mrs, Keo-
Mrs. Kuoanachu and Mr. Kuhooalll,
Ptlnce Kawaiinnukoa'H Carriage. ,
Mrs. Peleuli Amulu and Mis, Theresa
Misses Taylor und Miss Kekauunohl.
MIhs Lucy K. Pcubody nnd Mrs. P,
Mrs. Elizabeth Booth and Mrs. Lucy K.
Mrs. Kahaawelanl Kahea and Mpi.
Mrs. K. Nahaolelua and Mrs. Kekul
Mr. and Mis. Wllllu Slmo;ison.
Mr. Kahakuhunkol and Mrs. Muluhl
Mrs. E. S. Boyd and Mis.- K.
flecretury of the Territory Carter und
Chief Justice Frear,
(Continued on Page 4.)
Senators Brown and McCandless and
Representative Gandail Rise to
Questions of Privilege.
The House was called to order halt
nn hour ea'rller than usual yesterday
morning, It being the understanding
that Iho county bill would come up at
once for consideration, but it didn't.
iV message was received (roni the Gov.
ernor reciting that he i.. signed ...J tlio
Territorial ling bill.
III response to a resolution passed on
Friday, Chief Clerk White, of the Hoard
of Public Works, submitted a state-
tnent of tho amount of material on hand
In that department, the (luantity ul
material loaned, and u full report of
the loss of the dredger loaned to Cotton
Bros, at Pearl Harbor. The statement
went to the translator without being
road, tho Speaker wishing tho members
to consider It at some future time
with full understanding.
Tho Clerk of the Board of Public-
Works submitted a second
tion Inclosing the report of Harbor
Master Fuller on the lecolpts of his
office for wharfage 'and harbor dues.
The report was as follows:
"Wharfage collected: 1SSS, J25,GSS.30;
1SS9, I25.137.S2; IS90. $2n,9SS..S0; 1S91,
1S92, $21,Sr.l.SI: 1893, $24,912.55;
1S9I, $23,S03.SI, 1S93, $25,050.01; 1S90, $35,-
GR3.S9. 1S9", $35,987.09; 1S9S, $45,855.59;
1899. $61,183.05; 1900. $92,268.05; 1901, $53,-
S72.0S; 1902, $3G.192.So. Total, $574, C81.52.
"Wharfage at Railroad wharf, collect-
ed from July, 1S90, to August, 1S99, $18,-
The Secretnry of the Senate reported
two bills that had passed third reading!
In that body, and they were tnken up
and rend by title, as follows:
Senate Bill No. CO. An net to amend1
the penal code.
Senate Bill No. 77 An net for the Incorporation
of societies for the prevention
of cruelty to children.
The following petitions were presented:
Hllo taxpayers, asking for $35,000 for
removal and construction of enlarged
Jail, police court and police headquarters
building, remodeling police station,
Hllo courthouse, painting, repairs, etc.;
referred to the police committee.
Wnm Hiin nitixoiiH. fnr Him.
Ject. Tho whole matter of the
band;1 coua n,'d enlto "soouraBo tho settle-referred
port and maintenance of the Hllo
to the military committee. ot llle Territory by farmers and
From citizens ot Hllo, praying for an homesteaders; and
annronrlatlon for Hllo nark and
vard; referred to police committee.
From citizens of Honomu, Hawaii,
asking that (heir request for opening up
a homestead tract be granted and that
the survey be made at tho first oppor
tunity; referred to the public lands
From citizens of Walakea, Hllo, Ha
wall, asking that the lands of Walakea
under lease to the Walakea Mill Com
pany be opened up for house lots; referred
to the Judlcinry committee.
From citizens of Hilo asking for
$10,000 for repairs on the Volcano road,
from 21 miles to the Volcano House; referred
to the committee on public expenditures.
From citizens of Hllo, deferred to be
considered with the county bill: That
the county bill pass this session; that
the direction nhd charge of public
schools be left to the county: that the
management of the Board of Health bo1
vested In the Board of Supervisors;
that the bonds to which the county oni -
tlon was threshed out, and then the
motion tq table It was lost. Next it was
amended to refer tho proposed Investigation
to tho finance Instead of the
judiciary committee, after Kuplhoa had.
said something In Hawaiian which led
the Speaker to say to him: "You are
Fernandez got tho floor now and
u.nntHl to know how tho House was to
,)aBg rcvGnuo measures If tho finance
commttco was stubborn. This brought
a rso from Harris.
HAnniS FEELS HURT. '
"Jlr. Speaker," said ho, "I do not
think tho llunuco committee Is stubborn.
I have several measures now
which it is my purpose to Introduce
this afternoon. But If this resolution
Is passed, It will bo tantamount to a
voto of want of confidence In tho fl-
nance committee. There will be nothing
for the coinmlttco to do, in that event,
so far as I can see, excepting to stop
tho work It Is engaged upon. I would
nulc Instructions from tho Spcnker as
to what tho finance comlttec Is to do.
In the event of the passage of this resolution."
Knnlho, as a member of the finance
committee favored tho resolution, nnd
Hald the House had been wnstlng time
talking nbout a trivial matter. After
that tho resolution was adopted as
Long gave notice of tho Introduction
of a bill to nllow tho distillation of
lhpior In the Territory, and repealing
nil laws prohibiting distillation and
Halo of liquor.
The Judiciary committee, under
pension of the rules, reported on tho
bill for the appointment of a Public
Administrator, and tho report was
Kuplhea Introduced a bill to reorganize
tho Board of Health, and to define
reading by title.
FREIGHT CHARGES TOO
Pulan Introduced tho following concurrent
resolution, which was adopted
"Whereas, It appears that the rates
of freight transportation charged by the
several Inter-Island vessels are outrag.
wnereus, it is lining mat tne repre.
scntntlves of tho peoplo should give
small farming encouragement; therefore
"Resolved, By the House of Representatives
of the Territory of Hawaii,
the Senate concurring, that a com
mission of three members bo appointed
by tho Governor to examine Into the
matter of freight transportation from
tho different iBlni.d ports, to draft legislation
covering the same, and to report
to tho next session of tho Legislature."
Kealawaa Introduced the following
resolution, which wont to the committee
on public health:
"Whereas, The Board of Health has
built a certain stnble at Kakaako, adjoining
tho PIo Joint, which Is menacing
the good health of the community
around there, being especially In the
morning and evening when the people
)ero ,lt "'o. the wind coming from
"lr"1 "i Kaaa ""I ?ce,n,i Ve.r U'.at
rl,0"..f ted by the
niintlln lll'ltltv in nlnon in Hill.. t.
i" " " ".
therefoie lie It
"' f'V? .eBJ"'ftu of.the,
Sr , lnw","U ",ar1
"c0n't1' '" '" "" ne" "y-,"pa" ?
" "' r"BoIutlo",bj; l H'
,,, ,,," ,, . ..... , . , . ,
'"v'nnt' r,f olutlon., Naknlelca
went to the health committee:
"Z'rnT "'"""I '" .18?9,
V""'"' "ff ,opl WB c,m1pI,0';e? hy,
,,B,"Kent ot t,le Roard of "calth at
various ports nt Molokal; and
"Whereas, They were ndt palil for
their services till up to date; bo It
"Resolved, That the sum of $1,020 bo
Inserted In the appropriation bill to de
fray tho same.''
FLY THE FLAG.
Haiti Introduced the following:
"Wheiens, The Secretary of the Ter-
rltory has sent u communication to this
House to the effect thnt the Governor
lias signed tho act to adopt a
rial Hag; and
"Whereas, Tho Hawaiian Hug Is
tlieieby made the Terrltoilal ling; belt
"Resolved, That tho clerk Is hereby
Instructed to notify the Secretary of
the Territory that he'-Is requested to
hoist the Territorial Hag aloft dally
over the Capitol building while this
honorable House Is In session."
There wns a motion to adopt, and
Chllllngworth wnnted to know what It
was proposed to hoist the flog on. Ho
wns told on n fiag pole, and the resolution
Kealowan gave notice of Intention to
Introduce a bill regulating the district
Kuplhea gave notice of his Intention
to Introduce a bill to provide for tho
examination of steam boilers and the
licensing of engineers, and was told by
(Continued on page 6.)
cers are to be subject to be equitable
citizens of South Kona,
for $9,000 for repair and widening of
roads of the district; referred to the
From Keo Knllna (Joseph Green).
asking for payment of loss by plague,
fires; referred to the public health com-J,
Petition by Mr. Wright from citizens1
of Kau asking for $73,500 for road work,
of the district' referred to the nubile'
I-ULL Ot ERRORS.
Mr. Knudsen, from tho special com-
mlltee on rules, reported that tho cop-1
les of tno ruies were so tun or errors
that his committee had como to a stand
still, and recommended that tho copy
go back to the committee on printing,
for better proof reading. It was so
Chllllngworth reported progress from
tho health committee In tho matter of
Into tho affairs of the Board
Kelllnol nBked for further time for
tho special committee to Investigate!
the Rapid Transit Company, and It wns
Kuplhea offered the following resolution:
"Resolved, That tho chairman of tho
Judiciary committee be Instructed to
Investigate the tax laws and license
laws of the Territory of Hawaii, and to
file n report thereon within five days
This was something of a bombshell,
ns showing that the finance committee
wns being interefered with unduly, and
Kelllnol moved thnt It be tabled.
In explanation, asked for by
Harris, said that the Hauuo was about
to enter upon the discussion of the
county bill, and It was Important to
have thorough knowledge on this sub