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VOLJJ.XXIV., NO. 4400. BONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBfcB 8 1896. PRICE FIVE CENTS. J- Q. WOOD. Attorney at Law And Notary Public. OFFICE: Corner King mid Bethel Streets. SPECIAL BUSINESS ITEMS. Dr. C. B. HIGH. Dentist, Graduate Philadelphia Dental College 1892. MASONIC TEMPLE. A. C. WALL, D. D. S. Dentist. Hotel Street, - Arlington Cottage 4280-y A. J. DERBY, D. D. S. Dentist. Alakea Street, Between Hotel and Beretania Streets. Hours, 9 to 4. Telephone 615. M. E. GROSSMAN, D.D.S. Dentist. 8 HOTEL STREET, HONOLULU. Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. I. MORI, M.D. OFFICE, Corner Fort and Kukui Sts Res. Arlington Hotel. Hours: 7 to 8:30 a.m.; 4 to 8:30 p.m Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Telephone, 530. H. MAY & CO., Wholesale and Retail Grocers 98 FORT STREET. Telephone 22. P. O. Box470. M. W. McCHESNEY & SONS WHOLESALE GROCERS AND DEALERS IN Leather and :- Shoe Findings. AGENTS Honolulu Soap Works Company and Honolulu Tannery. LEWIS & CO., 10 0 e and Reiaii Grocers 111 FORT STREET. Telephone 240. P. O. Box 29. HONOLULU IRON WORKS CO., Steam Engines, BOILERS. SUGAR MILLS, COOLERS, BRASS AND LEAD CASTINGS, And Machinery of every description made to order. Particular attention paid to ships' blacksmithing. Job work txecuted on the shortest notice. BEAVER SALOON, Fort street, opposite Wilder & Co.'s, H. J. NOLTE, Proprietor. First-flaes benches Served With Tea Coffee, Soda Water, Ginger Ale or Milk. Open from 3 a. m. till 10 p. m. Smoker's Requisites a specialty. J. T. Lund. 617 Fort street, opposite Club Stables, makes Brass Signs to order. Nickel Plating a Specialty. Bi cycles repaired and for sale. All kinds of SECOND HAND FURNI TURE sold cheap for cash at the I X L, corner Nuuanu and King streets. If you want to sell out your furniture in its entirety, or for bargains, call at the I X L, corner Nuuanu and King streets. THE SINGER received 54 flrst awards for sewing machines and embroidery work at the World's Fair, Chicago, 111. beine the largest number of awards ob tained by any exhibitor, and more than double the number given to all other sewing machines. For sale, lease and rent. Repairing, done. B. BERGER SEN, 113 Bethel street. City Carriage Company have removed to the corner of Fort and Merchant Sts Telephone No. 113. First-class carri ages at all houis. JOHN S. ANDRADE G. R. Harrison, Practical Piano and Organ Maker and Tuner, can furnish best factory references. Orders left at the Hawaiian News Co. will receive prompt attention. All work guaranteed to be the same as done in factory. ill! f I 4 I LL Mia II IN ) ON SUGAR MARKETS No Change in Prices of Refined Sugar in Local Market. FOR SALE. : KEGS OF :- S Butler IN COLD STORAGE, : BY : Henry Davis. Tel. 225. 320 FORT STREET. 4358-tf. WILLIAM C. PARKE, Attorney at Law AND Agent to Take Acknowledgments Office at Kaahumanu St., Honolulu. Sans Souci Seaside Resort. The pleasantest, quietest, shadiest and most perfectly appointed seaside resort on the Islands. It is only four miles from the heart of the city and within easy reach of the tramcars which run every twenty minutes or oftener. Elegantly furnished detached cottages or rooms are obtained on easy terms. The table is superior to that of any of the city hotels, and all the modern con veniences are provided. Picnics and bathing parties can ob tain extra accommodations by telephon ing in advance. The bathing facilities of Sans Souci are superior to those of any place on the beach. 4157-tf KEFI ROOT PROGRESSING WELL Condition as Viewed in London House Trade Continues in Active-Situation in Cuba Unchanged -Falling Off of Yield in Java. America in Sympathy With Europe. Etc. LEWERS & COOKE, Successors to Lewers & Dickson. Importers and Dealers in Lumber And All Kinds of Building, Material. NO. 82 FORT ST.. HONOLULU. H. HACKFELD & CO., General Ciisi floents. Corner Fort and Queen Sts., Honolulu. ATLAS ASSURANCE COMPANY OF LONDON. eSETS : : : 10,000,000. AGENCY OF Kobe Immigration Company. Robinson block, Hotel street. P. O. Box 116. Telephone 870. 4211-tf GONSALVES & CO., v'HOLESALE GROCERS AND WINE MERCHANTS 25 Queen Street, Honolulu, H. L H. W. Schmidt & Sons, Agents for the Hawaiian Islands. SCIENTIFIC MASSAGE. Will do Massage at tufiee or at Patient's Residence M. MIZAWA. Office and Residence: 'or. Nuuanu St. and Kukni Lane. Dp tairs. lira livery ond Booming Slate Cor. Merchant and Richard Sts. LIVERY AND BOARDING STABLE Carriages, Surreys and Haks at ail hours. TELEPHONE 490. li US. SCII CM AN. PROP. C.H.HKLLINA, MANAGER CLUB STABLES, Livery on en 8 ales THOMAS E. COOK SURVEYOR rffir- with Howard & Train. Spven years' experience' with M. D. 4390-lm Fort St., between Hotel and Beretania. Telephone 477. Honolulu, H. L , HAWAIIAN HARDWARE CO., Hardware. Cutlery Mid Glassware. .07 Fort Street Honolulu. SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 28. Sugar: There has been no change in the prices of Refined sugar in the local market or for export, and the last price list of the Western Sugar Refining Co., of July 27th, continues in force, which we quote as follows: Cube, crushed and Fine Crushed, 5 7-8c; Powdered, 5 3-8c; Dry Granu lated, 4 3-4c; Confectioners' A, 4 3-4c; Magnolia A, 4 3-8c; Extra C, 4 1-4c; Golden C, 4 l-8c. The above prices are subject to the usual rebate of l-8c per lb. Price for export, 4 l-2c net for Granulated. The three Beet factories in the State are in full operation and the Alameda Sugar Co. of Alvarado will commence marketing 'its product of dry Granulat ed in a few days at l-8c per lb. below Refinery net prices. The Watsonville factory manufactures only raw sugars, which is delivered to the Western Re finery and the product of the Chino factory, which is refined, is also con trolled by the Refinery here. Importers of Hong Kong Refined are storing and jiot fnarketing, their sugars to any extent, on account of the low prices now ruling. Basis: Continued at 3 l-8c net until the 6th inst., when it advanced to 3 l-4c net, but declined on the 12th inst. to 3 1-8 net, and since that date there has been no change. The sales of Centri fugals 96 deg. test reported in New York are as follows August 4th, spot 4300 bags at 3 3-8c; 6th. spot 8000 bags 3 l-2c; 10th, spot 10,000 bags 3 l-2c; 12th, spot 3000 bags 3 3-8c; 13th, spot 8000 bags 3 3-8c; 14th, to arrive, 900 bags 3 3-8 c; 17th. spot 500 bags 3 3-8c; 21st, due to arrive, 1200 bags 3 3-8c; 22nd, spot 1300 bags 3 3-8c; 25th. spot 5000 bags 3 3-8c; and 26th, 4000 tons, 3 3-8c. EASTERN AND FOREIGN MARKETS. The g,eneral features continue with out material change, although earlier in the month, following a better feel ing in the European markets and an advance in prices in London, the New York market exhibited more firmness than previously shown and an advance of 3-16 to l-4c per lb. was established, the larger advance being on Muscova dos and Molasses sugars, of which Re finers were especially in need. Cen trifugals 96 deg. test were sold at 3 l-2c; Muscovados 89 deg. test at 3 l-8c and Molasses sugars 89 deg. test at 2.8125c. Later, however, with advices of dull and lower markets in Europe, prices reacted to the figures ruling at the be ginning of the month and have contin ued on this basis since and while there have sales from time to time, some im porters are holding their stocks and as a rule buyers' and sellers' views have been apart. Refiners have been will ing, to take all available stock at the decline. Refined grades advanced in New York on the 5th inst. to 4.69 for Granulated, less usual discount, but declined on the 17th inst. to 4.56. We quote London Beet Sugar 88 deg. test f. o. b. Hamburg as follows, since our last circular: August 4th. 9s 8 l-4d: 6th. 9s 11 l-4d: 7th. 10s; 10th. 9s 10 l-2d; 12th, 9s 9d: 13th. 9s 8 1-4d: 14th. 9s 6 3-4d: 17th. 9s 7 12-d; ISth. 9s 6 3-4d: 19th, 9s 8 1-4d; 20th. 9s 7 1-2 d; 21st, 9s Sl-4d; 22nd, 9s 6d ; 24th, 9s 6 3-4d; and 25th. 9s 6d. The condition as viewed in London, according to Czarnikow's latest cir cular of August 15th, is as follows: Sugar: The day after our last is sue increased firmness was perceptible, especially for new crop Beet, but when on Saturday Licht's figures of weight were published, business became ir regular, and with buyers holding, aloof, an easier tendency manifested itself. This week commenced with a dull tone, and owing to realizations, prices re ceded about 4 l-2d for old crop and 6d for new; besides, the more encouraging news respecting the growth of the Roots created some hesitation on the part of the speculators. The Home Trade continues inactive, and both refiners and dealers have again shown unlooked-for indifference. notwithstanding their present low stocks: business has therefore been upon a very limited scale. Crystallized grocery has been offered in small quan titles, of which only an insignificant part found buyers at slightly easier rates. Refining grades, both high and low. are neglected. The situation in Cuba remains un changed. According to the latest ad vice there is sufficient cane in the field to make 500,000 tons of sug,ar in 1896- Un normal times there is enough to make one million tons and more), but as the chances of making a crop are now much worse than they were a year ago, it is not likely, with the present aspect of the political situation, that the last crop can be exceeded. From Java, recent cables report a further falling off in the yield, and some go so far as to estimate the defi ciency in the present crop about 100,000 tons. This must tell upon later ship ments; the earlier ones being largely in excess of last year, and these being chiefly shipped to U. S., may bring ar rivals there during September up to 70,000 tons, a not excessive quantity considering the requirements. The ac counts from other Can-producing coun tries are favorable, especially those of the Louisiana crop, which promises to be an early and abundant one. America, in sympathy with Europe, is dull, and has for the moment with drawn all buying orders, but as im ports during the present month cannot be large, a revival of demand is looked for. Beetroot: The weather on the Con tinent has on the whole been favorable, and as shown by Licht's figures, the Roots made satisfactory progress, though still somewhat behind last year's. This has doubtless affected the speculative market, which is lifeless, and the premium on new crop is be coming less marked. There being for the moment a want of demand from our refiners as well as from America, the value of prompt sugar has suffered a decline. Today we close: 9s 7 l-2d August, 9s 7 l-2d September, 9s 9 3-4d October-December; fair to good Sec onds 7s 6d to 7s 9d; Russian crystals lis 3d c. i. f. ; Granulated, ready lis 6d, new crop lis 6d. Paris has frequently been subject to fluctuations this week. August moved from fcs. 29.81 1-2 to fcs. 31, and October-January from fcs. 28.87 1-2 to fcs. 28.05, thus showing a considerable premium on old sugar. The visible supplies in the different countries at the dates given below were as follows: SAW" "OLD SOL'S" r amp 1 1 ECLIPSED inn be visible in India only. I hope to see it." LANDED A KM 9 AND Mis. Was With One o the Success ful Astronomical Parties. FROM MANY FOREIGN FIELDS, Account of the Fram's Home Journey -Forest Fires in Washington-Filibusters Landed in Cuba Labor Troubles in Glasgow-Manitoba School Question -Harry Hill Dead. United Kingdom, 8th August France. 1st July.... Germany, 1st July.. . Hamburg,, 12th Au gust Austria-Hungary. 1st August Holland, 1st August Belgium, 1st August 1896 Tons. 169,107 303,653 291,014 1895 Tons. 126,889 239.433 318.884 187,200' 149,800 232,828 33,542 42.148 334,591 31,663 38,467 1,259.492 1,239,727 Cargoes Afloat to Europe 12,841 25,844 1,272,333 1,265,571 United States, 12th Aug., Total Stocks 276,000 279,593 Cuba, six principal ports, 12th August, Total Stocks 55,000 250,004 Cargoes afloat to U. S. (Licht) 3rd Au gust 10,677 22,867 Total 1,614.010 1,818,035 In 1894, 994,831 tons; 1893, 812,011 tons: 1892, 974.403 tons. Willett & Gray, under date of August 20th, give total stock of sugar in four ports U. S., 271.682 tons against 269,699 tons same time last year. Stock in six principal ports of Cuba at same date by cable, 54,825 tons against 241.794 tons last year. Total stock in all the principal countries, 1.543.607 tons against 1.708.088 tons last year. Our latest mail advices from New York of August 22nd state that market for Raws is steady and firm with small transactions in Centrifugals at full quo tations, viz.. 3 3-8c and 2.75c, but there is little sugar offering at these prices, and it is anticipated by importers that there will soon be an upward turn in prices. There is a fair to good demand for Refined products and the market is called firm with local granulated quot ed at 4.47c net. German. 4 l-8c to 4.25c and Dutch 4.35. London Cable of above date quotes Java No. 15 D. S.. at lis 6d ; Fair Re fining,, 10s: Beet. August 9s 7 l-2d; Sept. 9s 7 1-2d: First Marks German Granu lated, lis 6 3-4d f. o. b. Hamburg, equal to 3.8Sc net cash delivered New York duty paid. Flour: G. G. Ex. Family 3.50; El Dorado 2.65 per bbl. f. o. b. Crown. 3.45 per bbl. f. o. b. Bran: Fine 12.00: Coarse 12.50 per ton f. o. b. Middling: Ordinary 16.50; Choice IS. 00 per ton f. o. b. Barley: No. 1 Feed 70c per ctl. f. o. b. Grd. or Rid. 14.00 (5 14.50 per ton f. o. b. (Continued on Fifth Page.) NEW YORK. Aug. 28. Seventy hap py excursionists who had made a two months' voyage to the land of the mid night sun safely landed tonight from the American liner Ohio. Not one of them had seen the midnight sun. They were too late for that, but they wit nessed another sight whic amply re paid them. This was the total eclipse of the sun. Miss Mary Proctor, daughter of the late Richard Proctor, the noted as tronomer, was one of the passengers. She was a very close observer of the eclipse, and she also made a good sketch of it during the brief interval of total obscurity. "Those on the Ohio are the only ones who had a clear view of the eclipse," said Miss Proctor tonight. "Our vessel, after touching at Southampton, went to St. Petersburg, allowing the excur sionists a week to visit that city and Moscow. Then the Ohio steamed to a point near the Island of Stott, off the promontory of Kunnen, Norway, and early on the morning of August 9th we were aroused to witness the eclipse. "Our object, at least mine, was to ex amine the sun's corona, or crowa of glory. Ordinarily, as you know, it is impossible to look at the sun, as its chromosphere is an ocean of glowing hydrogen from 5,000 to 10,000 miles in depth, which envelopes the sun as the air envelopes our earth. "It was impossible, however, to use a telescope, as the vessel was not stea dy enough, and we had to content our selves with field glasses. This I re gretted greatly from a scientific stand point. At exactly 2:53:25 o'clock in the morning the first contact was visible; that is. the dark edge of the moon's disc began to creep over the face of the sun. "One hour later, to a minute and a second, the sun was totally eclipsed. The light had slowly faded during the hour until it was like summer twilight. It was barely possible to read if one had good eyes. The sea gulls had fled, screaming, as the darkness settled, and we could see the light fading out of the sky as we all stood on deck, silently watching the black disc that nearly covered the orb of day. Around that disc of black appeared a ring of light, and on the edge of the ring were several bright red spots or projections that gemmed the edge of the moon like so many brilliants. "On the western edge a strong red streak made its appearance and there j appeared also the filaments of pearly j light forming the corona. These colors i shot, too, from the eastern edge, but I not so far as from the opposite side of ' the sun's disc. There the light-seemed i to shoot into space a distance equal to twice the sun's diameter. It was as if the moon had been brought in front of the sun as a huge reflector, and as j we were behind it on the earth we j could only see the rays that it shot out j on all sides. "The total obscurity lasted one min- ; ute and thirty-five seconds. It ended at 3:55 o'clock, and at 4:50:03 the con- 1 tact ended, and the sun shone as bright ly as before. "I shall never forget the awed feel- j ihg with which I viewed that eclipse. J It was as if the sun was being slowly snuffed out. I had never witnessed an eclipse before, and my father never saw one in his lifetime. "Thf next eclipse is in 1898. Tt will llottiru or h sucf-iHful KlllhtiMtorftag Trip i ulm. NEW YORK., Aug. 27 The Herald's Key West special says: A sensation was caused this afternoon by the ar rival of a large black ship's boat with twelve Cubans aboard. The flrst to land was Major General Carlos Roloff, followed by Dr. Nunez. The steamer from which they landed hurriedly put to sea. going up the gulf and disappearing before the pilot Itoats which had started toward her could distinguish her name. From one of the party it was learned that three landings wi re effected, at all of which diseinbarkment was made un der cover of the insurgent forces. The first contingent consisted of thirty men under Colonel Rafael Cabrera. Alto gether forty persons were landed. Hut they were insufficient, it is asserted, to properly handle the arms and ammu nition put ashore. It is alleged that the expedition consisted of 4.000 rifles, l, 500,000 rounds of cartridges, 4 Hot eh -kiss guns and large quantities of dyna mite, machete and clothing. -X- SCIIOOL QUESTION UNSETTLED. Premier I.aurler'H EfTort Seem to he Fill He. WINNIPEG, Man.. Aug. 28. Premier Laurier's efforts to settle the Manitoba parochial school question seem to be fu tile. The compromise accepted by the Greenway Government does not suit the Roman Catholics. The official organ of Archbishob Lan gevin, who is now in Rome consulting with the Pope on the question, has this to say in a leading editorial: "Nothing but our separate parochial schools will satisfy us. A settlement which restores to us only the ghost of the shadow of our rights we will never accept. The bare permission for the clergy to visit schools and teach the catechism will not do. To put a plaster over a festering sore only makes It break out with renewed virulence else where." X URITAIN OrVEt UP TKIN1DAD. Formal Notice of Action FHVorlnir Brazil. NEW YORK, Aug. 26. The Sun's Washington special says: The Navy Department has received a cablegram confirming the rumor of some days ago that Great Britain had relinquished her claim to a protectorate over the Island of Trinidad, off the Brazilian coast, and saying that a British war ship had sailed from Rio for the pur pose of hauling down the British col ors, which have been flying since the attempt was made to hold the territory. -X- IIOMK VOYAGE OF THE Kit AM . ciiin Cotton UmmI Co Etoroe PiMHMMee Through the lee. LONDON, Aug. 27. A dispatch to the Chronicle from Tromsoe, signed by Dr. Nansen, gives Captain Sverdup s account of the voyage of the Fram after Dr. Nansen left the boat. The dispatch says: "The ice pressure was never as severe as upon several occasions before Dr. Nansen left us during June, 1896. We were regularly exposed, however, to violent pressure, caused by the chang ing spring tide. "The Fram was once or twice lifted from six to nine feet, and th - bottom became visible. It rested on the ice. So little effect did this have on the Fram's timbers that the men continued their slumberings undisturbed. "An easier Arctic exploration trip one could hardly imagine. The principal work was to take regular observations, sleep and eat. The health of the men was perfect during the entire expe dition. There was not a sign of scurvy apparent among any of the men. When all efforts to advance the boat through the ice by the force of steam or a pro cess of warping failed, it was found that gun-cotton mines proved the best means of shattering the ice. "As a rule very high ice flows pre vailed, so extensive that their termina tion could not be described, 'vti the telescope. Often it looked like a hope less task breaking our way out of the lee foot by foot, but with the liberal Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report ABSOLUTELY PURE Monsarrat.