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Established July 2. 1856.
VOIj. XXI.. -NO. 3927.
HOlNOIAJIiTJ. HAWAILV ISINDS, MOXDAY, FEBKUAEY 25, 1895.
PBICE: 5 CENTS.
THE HAWAIIAN SAFE DEPOSIT
HONOLULU, II. I.
Have Safe Deposit Boxes of various sizes
to rent by the month or year.
Stocks and Bonis Bought and Sold
Sun Insurance Office of London.
Great Northern Kail way. Tickets
Sold to All Points.
The Hawaiian Land and Improve
ment Company (Limited).
Some of the finest Coffee and Fruit
Land on the Inlands for sale upon very
favorable terms. 3878-tf
6. BREWER & CO., LIMITED
Qneen Street, Honolulu, H, I,
Hawaiian Agricultural Co., Onomea
8agar Co., Honoma Sugar Co., Wailoku
Sugar Co., Waihee Sugar Co., Makee
Sugar Co., Haleakala Ranch Co., Kapa
Planters' Line San Francisco Packets.
Ohas. Brewer & Co.'s Line of Boston
Agents Boston Board of Underwriters.
Agents Philadelphia Board of Under
writers. LIST OF OFFICERS:
P. C. Jojtxs President
Gxo. H. Robxbtson Manager
E. F. Bishop Tres. and Secy.
Col. W. F. Axlkh Auditor
O. M. Cooks )
H. Watebhousk r Directors
O. L. Cabtsb )
The Hawaiian Investment Co.
Desirable Property in all parts of the
Four Houses on Punchbowl street at
A 4-acre Lot at Makiki.
Lots 4 and 5, Block 25, Pearl
A2)-acre Lot at Kalihi.
Residence at Kalihi with barn, pig
pens and chicken coop, 120x10; suitable
tor a Chicken Ranch.
13 and 15 Ea&hnmann Street
Castle & Cooke L'd.
LIFE AND FIRE
NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL
Life Insurance Company
Btna Fire Insurant Compy
W.W.WRIGHT, - Proprietor.
Carriage -: Builder
CSAll orders from the other islands
in the Carriage Building, Trimming and
Painting Line, will meet with prompt
O. BOX 321.
HOS. 128 AND 130 FORT STREET
MRS. PRAY WOULD ANNOUNCE
that she will attend a limited num
ber of patients. Address at H. M.
Whitney's, King at. ; Bell Telephone 75.
DR. R. I. MOORE
02m: Arlington Coltiga, Hotel Stra
"Office hours : 9 a. u. to 12 h.
and 1 r. m. to 4 p. y. 3860-1 m
EI. E. Grossman, D JJ.S.
Japanese Provisions, Dry Goods,
Pancy Goods, Etc.
PKICES VE1SY MODEKATK.
Foster Block, Nuuanu Street.
A FINE ASSORTMENT.
TILES FOR FLOORS !
And for Decorating Purposes;
Matxiko ov ajlx Kinds,
WING WO CHAN A Vi
F. V. MAKINNEY,
Cenyeyancer and Searcher of Records
FIRE. LIFE AND
Accident -:- Insurance.
All kinds of Typewriting done, promptly,
cheaply and accurately.
'office: 318 fort street 3848-t
WM. L. PETERSON,
Notary :- Pablic, -: Typewriter
Office: Over Bishop & Co. 's Bank.
DR. J. UCHIDA,
Physician and Surgeon.
No. 5, KUKUI LANE.
O ffice Hours: 8 to 12 a. m. and
S p. m.
Mntual Tel. 532.
HONOLULU IH0N WORKS CO.,
Boiler. Hnfur Mill Cooler, Craa
and Ieavd Caallnr.
And machinery of every description made
to order. Particular attention paid to
ships' blacks mi thine. Job work excuted
on the shortest notic.
LEWERS & COOKE,
Successors to Lowers & Dickson.
Importers and Dealers in Lumber
And all Kinds of Building Materials.
yp, 83 FORT STREET. HONOLULU
P.O. Box 3S6. Mutual Tel. 544.
NAN-YO COMPANY, LIMITED,
IMPORTERS AND DEALKR8 IK
Japanese -:- Provisions
AND GZHER1L MERCHANDISE,
411 KING STREET,
Honolulu. Hawaiian Islands.
0"New Good3 by every Bteamer.
JENNIE L. HILDEBRAND, M. D.
Opposite Y. M. C. A.
CXT'Omce hours: 9 to 12 a. m. and 2
to 4 r. jr. Mutual Telephone No. 610.
C. J. WHITNEY,
Teacher ot Elocution ana Dra
8. T. ALEXAKDKR. n. P. BALDWIN.
ALEXANDER A- BALDWIN.
No. 3 California st., San Francisco.
T"Island orders promptly filled.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
And Notary Pablic.
OiEce: Over Bishop's Bank.
WILLIAM C. PARKE,
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW
Agent to uka Acknowledgments.
OriCB No. 13 Kaahnmanu Street. Hono-
GONSALVES & CO,
Wholesale Grocers and Wine
Queen Street, Honolulu, H. I.
H. MAY & CO.,
Wholesale 2nd Retail Grocers
OS FORT STREET.
Telephones 22. P. O. Box 470.
HAWAIIAN HARDWARE CO.,
Cutlery and Glassware
307 Fort Street.
FORT STREET, OPPOSITE WILDER k CO.8
II. J. NOLTE, Proprietor.
First-class Lunches served with Tea, Cof
fee, Soda Water, Ginger Ale or Milk.
OPEN FROM 3 A. M. TILL 10 P. M.
Smokers' Reouisites a specialty.
WM. F. THRUM,
Room No. 11, Spreckels' Block.
3 85 9-6 m
lewis & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Grocers
111 FORT STREET,
Telephone 240. F. O. Box 297
Soda Water Works Company, Limited
Esplanade, Corner lllen and Fort Sts.
HOLLISTER & CO.,
3710 1553-1 y Agents.
11. W. McCHESNEY & SONS
AI?D DEALERS US
Leather and Shoe Findings
AfVENTS nnolalu Soap Works Co.,
AUlillAO Honolnln Tannery.
H. HACKFELD fc CO..
General Comraissum Agents
Cor. Fort andSQngen Pts.. Honolnlu.
T. E. LINDSAY,
Hanufacturer of Natire Jewelry
Gold and Silvenvare,
Just the thiugs suitable for the holiday?.
S08 MERCHANT ST.,
Between Fort and Kaahumanu streets.
Li Hung Chans Restored to All
SriCIIKS OF HIGH OFFICERS.
The Charleston Rescues Fourteen Mis
sionaries and the Yorktown Est Gone
to the Assistance of Others The
Korean Ministry Resigns. Etc.
London, Feb. 13. The Standard's
Tien Tsln correspondent says: "Li
Hune Chang and Prince Fung or Sir
Robert Hart will shortly be appointed
High Commissioners and Envo)Ts
Plenipotentiary to arrange a treaty of
peace with Japan. This step will be
taken In accordance with the advice
of the foreign Ministers inPekin."
A Tokio dispatch says a report has
been received from Wei-Hai-Wei
stating that Chinese Admiral Ting has
proposed to surrender the Chinese
forts, ships, etc., provided that the
lives of the crews and foreigners are
guaranteed, and under these provis
ions a formal surrender is being ar
ranged. The Japanese general reports
;the losses since January 29th, as
83 killed, 219 wounded and the Chinese
In confirmation of the report re
ceived today from its correspondent
in Tokio, the Central News saj's:
"Admiral Ting, Commander-in-Chief
of the Chinese fleet at Wei-Hai-Wei,
has surrendered. Admiral Ito granted
him the desired conditions and the
surrender is now being effected. When
the Chinese land they will be received
with the honors of war."
The Times has this dispatch from
Hongkong: "The Chinese at Foo
Chow, are preparing to resist the ex
pected attacks. The officers of H. M.
a. SDartan confirm the report that
ithree Chinese warships at Wei-Hai-
Wei were sunk and that all the tor
pedo boats were captured or sunk,
tight of the latter sailed out to make
an attack. The Japanese ran along
side the flagship and they all surren
dered." London, Feb. 14. The Standard's
correspondent in Berlin says: "When
Pekin shall be seriously threatened
the Chinese Emperor will retire to
Palgan in Mongolia. When Pekin
shall be captured Prince Kung will be
authorized to conclude peace. Japan
has altered her terms and declines to
inform the powers yet of her views,
but suggests that the foreign diplo
matists ascertain what China is will
ing to pay and what territory she will
The Central News correspondent in
Shanghai says that after the surrender
of the last forts and the Chinese fleet
at Wei-Hai-Wei, Admiral Ting and
the Chinese General committed sui
cide. Washington, Feb. 15. The navy
department has heard from Admiral
Carpenter at Cheefoo that the Char
leston arrived there after having res
cued fourteen missionaries, and that
he had directed the Vorktown to go to
the south coastof Shantung, China, to
the assistance of missionaries in that
locality. He also stated that the Chi
nese still held the island points and
Tokio, Feb. 15. A commission of
experts has been ordered to Wai-Hai-"Wei
to examine the sunken Chinese
warships and report whether it will be
feasible or profitable to raise and re
pair them. It is believed that the
warship Ting Yuen can be raised and
refitted at moderate cost.
Shanghai dispatches say : The vice
roy of Nankin has apologized to the
English representative for the attack
made by the Chinese soldiers on Cap
tain Cartwright of the British war
London, Feb. 15. The Shanghai
correspondent of the Central News
says that the Japanese have made
great efforts to save the life of the
American, Harris, arrested by the
Chinese recently aboard the passenger
steamer Sydney, hailing from Sydney,
and held hy tim on the Liu Kang
Tao in Wei-Hai-Wei harbor. It is
not known whether they have suc
ceeded. Tientsin, Feb. 15. The Emperor
has restoieti to Li Hung Chang the
yellow jacket, peact.rk ftathers and
other li'Hiois. He will le sent to Pe
king, where he will bt- given an audi
ence by te Emperor.
The Koiean ministry hs resigned.
London, Feb lwh. A Shanghai
dispatch fays F.nxlHtid ;iid Russia
have ode red ! uiediau between
Chin:i and Japmi. It. is r.-ported at
Sbaugbai th.U th foreign miuitters
at Pekin have ordered the guards as
signed to the various Jegatnu'H to re
port at once. It is r ported at Chefoo
that the Japanese have grantt-1 free
dom to all foreigners enptured t Wei-hai-wei
except the American Howie,
who was arrested at Kobe some time
ago in connection with the Chinese
plot to blow up the Japanese fleet.
After his release on parole he went to
Wei hai-wel, where he was engaged
in a plot preparing an explosive to
destroy the Japanese fleet.
A Shanghai dispatch says ex-Gov
ernor Wang has been appointed to re
lieve Li Hung Chang as viceroy of
Pichill in the absence of the latter as
peace commissioner in Japan. The
Emperor has ordered the beheading
of all officials, civil, military and
naval, connected with the defence of
A dispatch to the Pall Mall Gazette
says Chinese Commodore Lieu and
General Chang committed suicide at
the same time that Admiral Tin?
A Shanghai dispatch says the ma
gazine of the Saracen fort at Tokao
was exploded, destroying the fort,
killing fifty and injuring many. The
explosion also damaged a number of
houses and injured many inmates.
THE HAWAIIAN EXILES.
Suit for $50,000 Damages Com
menced Against the Warrimoo.
The following is taken from a
late number of the Vancouver
Messrs. Muller, Cranston and
Johnstone, the Hawaiian exiles,
are now quartered at the Oriental
Hotel, Col. Peterson, the genial
United States Consul, having made
arrangements to provide for their
Messrs. Muller and Cranston
were yesterday shown the dispatch
from Washington published in yes
terday's News-Advertiser contain
ing an official announcement from
Minister of Foreign Affairs Hatch,
to Minister Thurston as to their
alleged crime. When asked about
it, both again denied having any
knowledge of the alleged dynamite
plot and said that it was the first
official announcement they had
had of the charges against them.
They, however, said that on the
advice of their counsel they would
prefer not to say anything further
Yesterday Messrs. Wilson fc
Campbell on behalf of the exiles,
issued three writs against the
Canadian - Australian S. S. Co.
claiming $50,000 damajges. Messrs.
Davis, Marshall, Macneill & Ab
bott have been retained by the
steamship company. The case will
be tried in the usual manner, and
as the company have complied
with the necessary legal formali
ties, the vessel will not be libelled.
The "exiles" have requested the
News-Advertiser to publish the fol
lowing letter :
Sm: In your account of our forci
ble deportation from Honolulu, a
slight misstatement is made in say
ing "while their cells were very dirty
and swarmed with mosquitos and
other insects." It is true mosquitos
occupied the same apartments as our
selves, but the cells were kept very
We do not wish to make the slight
est assertion that is not absolutely
true, and do not intend to be unjust
even to the men who so cruelly treat
ed us, and ask you to make this cor
rection. Yours truly,
Jas. B. Johnstone,
Vancouver, B. C, Feb. 12, 1895.
THE PACIFIC CABLE.
Routes and Estimates From Vancou
ver to the Antipodes.
Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 16. Sanford
Fleming, the Government director of
telegrams, places the cost of the
Pacific cable at 2,000,000. This in
cludes maintenance for three years.
Offers received by the Government a
few months ago have been made
Sublic and are as follows: Route
iO. 1. From Vancouver via Fann
ing Islands and Fiji to Norfolk isl
and, there to divide, one cable going
to New Zealand, and the other to
Australia, 1,517,000. Route No. 2.
From Vancouver via Neckar island
and Fiji to Norfolk island, there to
divide, one cable going to New
Zealand, and other to Australia,
1,416,000. Route No. 3. From
Vancouver, via Neckar island, to an
island in the Gilbert group, there to
divide, one cable going by way of
Fiji to New Zealand and the other
by way of Solomon islands to
Queensland, 1,103,000. Route No.
4. From Vancouver via Neckar isl
and and Gilbert and Solomon islands
to Queensland only, 1,068,000.
Route No. 5. From Vancouver via
Neckar island and Fiji to New
Zealand, 1,291,000. Route No. 6.
From Vancouver to Honolulu and
there dividing, one cable going to
New Zealand and other to Australia,
1,319,000. Route No. 7. From
Vancouver via Honolmlu, Gilbert and
Solomon islands to Queensland ODly,
1,081,000. Route No. 8. From
Vancouver via Honolulu and Fiji to
New Zealand, 1,230,000.
The Advebtiseb is the leading
daily paper of the Hawaiian Islands.
It has a larger circulation and adver
tising patronage than any paper
(juuiiBueu iu me n aw an a ii xmuu.
SCHOONER VAHLBURG SEIZED,
Commissioner Hawes Recoives His
A DESML FROM THE WHITE HOCSE
Blizzard In the Southern State Two
Men Frozen to Death In Mississippi
Uncle Sam Will Pay the Behrlnff Sea
Award Outlaw Cook Gets Fifty Tears
San Diego, Feb. 14. The schooner
Wahlburg arrived at this port yester
day, uud was siezed by Collector
Fisher on the charge of having vio
lated the neutrality laws by trans
porting arms and ammunition to the
Hawaiian country for the use of the
revolutionary royalists. Captain Mat
thew S. Martin professes Innocence,
and persistently declares he has been
on a hunting expedition. Simultane
ous interviews with the captain and
steward resulted In marked divarg-.
ence in statements. The steward said
they had been experiencing good
weather throughout the voyage. Both
have the outlines of the hunting story
by heart, but differed in respect to de
tails, hedging when questioned as to
the amount of salt on board and the
supply of provisions. Hawaiian Con
sul Wood expressed the opinion that
a straight case can be made out against
the Wahlburg, and has advised Min
ister Thurston on all the facts relat
ing to the seizure.
London, Feb. 15. The Government
stated in the House of Commons to
day that the British Commissioner at
Honolulu had asked the Honolulu
Government to reprieve Rickard to
enable theCommissioner to send to the
Home Government data of the Rick
ard trial. The sentence imposed on
Rickard has not yet been confirmed
by the President of the Hawaiian. Re
public and the English Commissioner
has been instructed to ask for the de
lay of execution of the sentence. The
English Commissioner was also in
structed to act in concert with the rep
resentative of the United States at
Honolulu, who has received instruc
tions similar to those directed to him
self. Washington, Feb. 15. The truth
of an extract from the diary of ex
Queen Iiiiiuokalani, read at her trial
and contained in Honolulu advices by
the Mariposa, stating that she had re
ceived a present from President Cleve
land, was denied at the White House
today. It is stated there that the
President sent no present to her and
that she was imposed on if any were
given her with the statement that
they came from Mr. Cleveland.
Blizzards In the South.
Memphis (Tenn.), Feb. 16. Ten
nessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Ar
kansas are now experiencing the most
severe and protracted season of cold
weather ever known in this part of the
country. Suffering with man and
beast is widespread. During the last
forty-eight hours snow has fallen al
most continually. At Canton (Miss.)
there is five inches, and at Birming
ham (Ala.) it is two fet deep. In the
latter city seventy families are suffer
ing from the extreme cold and have
been relieved by the associated char
ities. In the country the cattle are
dying in droves.
The Behrlnjr Sen Award.
Washington, Feb. 16. When the
general deficiency bill comes up for
discussion Breckenridge will offer an
amendment asking for an appropria
tion of four hundred and twenty-five
thousand dollars for the payment of all
claims made by Great Britain for
damages in connection with sealing in
Behring Sea. Among the appropria
tions authorized by the deficiency bill
is $50,000 for the enforcement of the
Chinese exclusion act.
Frozen To Death In Mississippi.
Memphis (Tenn.), Feb. 167 From
Arkansas City comes a report that the
river is blocked with Ice, and many
steamers, tugs and tows are frozen
fast. From Winona (Miss.) it is re
ported that a farmer named Thompson
was frozen to death.
A special from Aberdeen (Miss.)
says a section hand on the Mobile and
Ohio railroad was frozen to death yes
terday. Bill Cook Gets Fifty Years.
Fort Smith, cArk.), Feb. 12. In
the United States Court today, Bill
Cook, the notorious outlaw, was found
guilty on half a dozen counts and sen
tenced to fifty years in the New York
State penitentiary at Albany. He
took his sentence unflinchingly and
will be taken to Albany tomorrow.
A Healing: Monopolj-.
St Petersburg, Feb. 13. The
Grashdanin says that the Russian
Government has granted a Russian
company the concession to take seals
and other marine animals In the
North Pacific and Polar seas. This is
the first concession of the kind granted
Will Go to Samoa. .
London, Feb. 14. The Times cor
respondent in Berlin says: "Dr. O
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