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KDL. XXVH., NO. 4394.
HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1S9S.
PRICE FIVE CENTO.
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J. Q. WOOD,
Attorney at Law.
T11. C. 15. HIGH,
Philadelphia Dental College 1892.
jaasonlc Temple. Telephone 318.
A. C. WALL, D. J). S.
LOVE BUILDING, : FORT STREET.
M. E. GHOSSMAX, D.D.S.
98 HOTEL STREET, HONOLULU.
Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
DR, A. J. DJEIMJY,
X)RNER FORT AND HOTEL STS.
MOTT-SMITI I BLOCK.
Telephones: Office, C15; Residence, 789.
HOURS: 9 to 4.
GKEO. II. IIUDDY D.D.S,
FORT STREET, OPPOSITE CATHO
Hours: From 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
DR. M. WACHS.
University of California.
Beretanla near Fort street.
Office Hours: 9 to 12 a. m. and 1 to 4
C. L. GARVIN, M.D.
Office No. 537 King street, near
Hours S:30 to 11 a. m.; 3 to 5 p. in.;
7 to 8 p. m.
Telephone No. 448.
THE HONOLULU SANITARIUM.
10S2 KING ST.
A quiet home-like place, where train
ed nurses, massage, "Swedish move
ments," baths, electricity and physical
training may be obtained.
P. S. KELLOGG, M.D.,
Telephone 639. Supt.
CIIAS. F. PETERSON,
Attorney at Law.
15 Kaahumanu St.
lyle a. dickey,
Attorney at Law.
14 KAAHUMANU STREET
william c. pakke,
Attorney at Law.
AGENT TO TAKE ACKNOWLEDG
MENTS. Office: Kaahumanu St., Honolulu.
O. Gr. TKAPILVGEX,
223 Merchant Street between Fort
Honolulu, H. I.
H. HACKFELD & CO., Ltd.
Cor. Fort and Queen Sts., : Honolulu.
Eaplanade, Cor. Allen and Fort fits.
BOLLISTER & CO.. - - AGENTS.
P. O. Eox
Now and First-Class
OF ALL KINDS
SOLD CHEAP FOR CASH,
bf fghest Cash Trice paid for 8econd-Hnnd
Fnrnitare at J m Corner King
and Nuuanu Streets.
S. AS. UEDERER.
Do Not Buy
tocks or Bonds
Our charges are well known and we
adhere strictly to them.
There is a chance that we can save
some money for you.
Hawaiian Safe Deposit and
r.Fnnr.P r padtpd M-,na-
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Office in rear of Bank of Hawaii. Ltd.
CllT7nr4T DTTPTXTTnn TT'PI Td
OnHjlilL BUdllMrjdd IliiJld.
IF YOU BUY A SINGER,
You will receive careful instruction
competent teacher at your
You can obtain necessary accessories
direct from the company's offices.
You will get prompt attention In any
pare oi tne woria, as our omces are ev-
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erywhere and we give careful attention
machine may have been purchased.
You will be dealing with the leading
company in the sewing machine busi
ness, having an unequalled experience
and an unrivalled reputation the
strongest guarantee of excellence.
Sold on easy payments. Repairing
done. B. BERGERSEN, Agent.
16 Bethel Street, Honolulu.
The City Carriage Company possess
only first-class hacks and employ only
careful, steady drivers.
Carriages at all hours.
JOHN S. ANDRADE.
FOR SALE BY ALL. NEWSDEALERS
215 Merchant St.
HAWAIIAN CURIOS Leis, Kapa,
Niihau Mats, Calabashes, Idol3, Fans,
Shells, Seeds, etc., etc.
SAMOAN TAPAS, Carved Emu
Eggs, Hula Drums, Gourds, etc., etc.
Point Lace Handkerchiefs, Doylies,
Fayal work and Hawaiian Dolls.
DR. GEO. J. AUGUR.
Homcepatiiic Practitioner and
Special attention Given to Chronic
Richards street, near Hawaiian hotel.
Office and Residence the same.
Office hours: 10 to 12 a. m.; 3 to 4
p. m.; 7 to 8 p. m. Sundays 9:30 to
10:30 a. m. Telephone 733.
M. W. McCHESNEY & SOWS.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in Leather and
Agents Honolulu Soap Works Company
and Honolulu Tannery.
LESSONS ON CORNET.
The undersigned will give lessons on
the Cornet to a limited number of pu
pils. Individual instruction. For terms
Music Dept. Wall, Nichols Co.
All Kinds of Boats
Built to Order.
CHAS. D. WALKER.
692 KING ST.
rIany Wate Crasifler By
ilea n mm.
LETTERS FROM THE SETTLEMENT
Beneficial Herb Commercial
Project of Mr. Feary.
The attendance of Executive Officer
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. .w-j iiwiuo ui'uu ciJt,- jumu ui il tail il
meeting yesterday afternoon had the
effect of swelling the volume of trans-
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aetlons ana aaaing to the importance
of the session. Mr. Reynolds has just
Pr-siflPnf Smifh was in th h,n Mr
tne meeting ana secretary vvncox was
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on hand as usual. There were also
present Dr. Emerson, Mr. 'Keliipio, Dr.
Monsarrat, Dr. Oliver and Theo. F.
Dr. Monsarrat's report was on 152
hnllnelfs RlaiiP-htPrPd ami thp usual irn-
portion of calves, sheep and hogs.
Stock is becoming more healthy.
During the past fortnight, according
to Mr. Keliipio there have been handled
at the market 95,273 fish.
Reports were read from Koloa and
Hilo hospitals. Nothing out of the
Dr. F. S. S. Jerome, lady graduated
physician and surgeon, from France,
was recommended by the Board to the
Minister of Interior for a license to
practice medicine and surgery in this
Dr. N. Russel, of Hilo, submitted a
bill for attendance upon a supposed
case of diptaieria. The Board will ask
for further information from Hilo.
Caution will be exercised before a
precedent of paying other than a Gov
ernment physician for services. Mr.
Lansing said allowance of .the claim
would open up an extensive claim field.
Fifty-two people in Koloa and sixty
in Lihue send a petition asking that
Dr. Waughup, acting temporarily be
made the permanent Government phy
sician for the places named. Action
deferred. 'The secretary will acknowl
edge receipt of the letter. Many natives
are in favor cf Mr. Waughup.
Three petitions advocating the ap
pointment of Dr. F. Macmillan for Gov
ernment physician in Kau were read.
There were 123 signatures. Nearly all
of the signers were Hawaiians. Final
disposal of the petitions was post
poned. A native woman of Hcokena com
plained to the Board of swine running
at large in that place. Referred to the
W. L. Wilcox notifies the Board of
the scarcity of taro on account of blight
and drought and of his unability to
supply the contract amount of poi.
Mr. Wilcox states that he has made
every effort to get the vegetable. More
than half the Chinese poi shops of Ho
nolulu have closed. In Koolau. Oahu,
natives are making poi largely of flour.
Mr. Wilcox suggests that all effort be
made to have rice and bread used at
the Molckai settlement. President
Smith said Mr. John Ena had told him
of the extensive use of wheat flour poi
in Kona. Mr. Keliipio said taro and
poi were very scarce. Dr. Monsarrat
being questioned. 50 per cent, of the
natives were pilikia for poi. Dr. Oliver
said the change to rice and flour poi
during the cholera term in 1895 pro
duced much illness for a long time.
The Board recognizes the plight of the
contractor and will simply request him
to furnish all the poi possible. for the
settlement. Mr. Wilcox will not be re
leased entirely from the agreement to
supply paiai. The Board will increase
the shipment of wheat flour to the
A number of people at the Molokai
settlement write of herbs growing near
Kalaupapa which they have used for
bathing lotious with much benefit. It
is represented that the field in which
these herbs grow is about to be used
for pasturage. The natives wish the
tract reserved. Dr. Oliver said the
patients who had used these baths
seemed to improve as under the other
bathing treatments. This matter is re
ferred to Mr. Reynolds, who will in
vestigate and report. It is certain that
the herb supply will be kept for the
use of the patients.
A haole at the settlement asks for
leave to make and sell sweet cider,
using the following besides water.
Raisins, grain, sugar and cream of
tartar. This is represented as a non
intoxicant. The man says the cider will
stop the "swipes business." The Beard
will look into the cider proposal on
the next visit.
Mr. Reynolds spoke of the posslbili-
ty of raising a large amount of taro
near the settlement. Superintendent
Feary and others desire to engage in
the business and ask for a ten-year
agreement, presenting a contract. Mr,
Feary has made some start already,
President Smith and Mr. Lansing saw
much objection to Mr. Feary, as all
official, conducting such a business
privately and receiving for the Board,
goods from himself. Mr. Reynolds be
lieved the idea a good one and cited
that while in office Assistant Superin
tendent Hutchinson had several fish
eries. There might be a change and
Mr. Feary was a resident of the set
tlement for life. Dr. Oliver said Mr,
-beary was a man oi energy and in
tegrity who could be depended upon
absolutely. Mr. Smith cited that Feary,
when taking the superintendency, had
been compelled to give up a coffee
shop business, as suggested by Mr.
Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds said the dif
ference was that in the coffee shop
the owner came into direct personal
contact with settlement people, ah
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members seemed to question
the proposed arrangement. Mr. Lan
sing agreed with dir. Reynolds that
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ii u in wis m pyie wuuiu &u mw
business. Mr. Reynolds said he now
ir&icLLcu lia.viii& eivcrjj. i caij ruui-
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agement m tne enterprise auu uaviug
sent him some tools, 'the Board win
nn-r.viAm. V,Q nHor. oraf,.llv hof.iro
voting and will investigate on the
ground next week. Mr. Lansing, in
response to a question by Mr. Reynolds
said the Board had best reimburse
me uusiiiess oui oi an omciais nanas
Dr. Jordan writes from iHong Kong
that small pox has practically died out
but that the plague ihas appeared again
and that there have been as many as
42 cases and 40 deaths in one week.
disease seems ,to appear every two
vears and be preceded bv rinderhest
amongst cattle. The incubation period
of the plague.is nine days and as there
is disinfection at Hong Konff, tt.he
danger of Hawaii is slight. Dr. Jordan
will send bulletins promptly and will
give timely warning to the Islands.
The plague in Bombay is violent, one
day's report being 1S1 cases and 17
From Yokohama the Board agent
writes that health in the Empire is
good, but that quarantine has been de-
clared against Hong Kong on account
of the plague. There is some plague
in Formosa. President Smith said he
had held a conference with Dr. Day,
Honolulu port physician and that un-
usual watchfulness and care would be
exercised here in the inspection of all
immigrants and travelers. All steerage
clothing will be thoroughly disinfected
Dr. Emerson brought up the mat-
ter of failure right in Honolulu to re-j
port births and deaths. Officers of the
after these details.
Among the 148 through passengers
for Vancouver and Victoria on the
Warrimoo yesterday were the follow
ing: Ca.ntain Brand, brother of Lord
Hamden, Governor of New South
Wales. Captain Brand is on his way
Captain Howard, wife and family,
wh nr nnW thpir wnv to London.
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men in the Colonies.
Mr. Wise of Wise Bros. Sydney, who
is on his way to Canada and from there
around the world.
prominent millers of Sydney.
Mr. Jonas, late Mayor of Timaru,
New Zealand. Mr. Jonas is on his way
to Vancouver to look into the frozen
General Hogge, who intends to spend
the summer in fishing on the Canadian
Archdeacon Giinther of Parramatta,
near Sydney, who, with wife and
daughter, are taking a trip around the
For 1900 Exposition.
Commissioner Vossion, resident rep
resentative of the Government of
France, called on the Hawaiian Minis-
ter of Foreign Affairs yesterday. The
garrison guard was paraded for the
diplomat. M. Vossion interviewed
Minister Cooper on the matter of an
exhibit from the Islands for the grand
World's Exposition to be held in the
City of Paris in 1900. Minister Cooper
will bring the subject to the attention
of the President and his colleagues.
It is very likely that the- sentiments
of the representative of France will be
placed before the Legislature now sit
ting. CRISP PARISIAN NOVELTY.
Gren a bandes, the latest Parisian
craze in dress goods for summer, street
and evening wear. Lightest and hand
somest goods ever placed on the mar
ket. Every conceivable color and com
bination of colors and figures. To be
had only at L. B. Kerr's, Queen street.
0H00L TAX BILL
Meets With Soie Opposition in
HEW AMENDMENT TO TAX LAWS
Appropriation Bills Minister Sew-
all Sends Message of Thanks
Fiftieth Day, April 14.
The members gathered slowly and
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-c "ao lcau' iU1 uuo,u
until iu:zu oc:ock.
i a communicatian was received from
th Unnco Tirvtifvino- tvio. Smnto thnt
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fho Din reiatinjT to iouncis artel estravs
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na(1 Deea ii on the table,
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5y owners Of bonds Of tne Uanu liall-
road Company representing $2,000,000
protesting against any legislation shut-
ting .out the Railroad, from wnarf privi-
leges on the harbor. The petition was
reterred to the Committee having the
wnarf bill in consideration.
The House bill, providing for pay
ing school taxes into the public treas
ury directly as a Government realiza
tion instead of ibeing held as a special
deposit, came up on second reading.
Atuthf Prefent timo?2S 1 S?eciaI
school fund of over $95,000 in the treas-
"r n mi!on to f, blll
Senator McCandless moved to lay on
LUB LfuT.uu Vlv 6,uu L"e Ulli
waa '"6 ue uirecuou ot rai-
traiiAuuou to w men me is opposeu. wotk was imposed on both Air. VVII
Under existing conditions, he said, the cox and Mr. Reynolds from the time of
money from the several districts for
school tax must be expended in the
district in which it was collected. Were
tne passed the Government could
spend it where they pleased. It was
all very well for Honolulu where the
district could see that the schools re-
After explanations "by Minister
Damon and Cooner of the Interior
of the system of book-keeping neces-
sitated by the existing acts, the bill
passed second reading. Third reading
was set lor Friday.
The sake bill was read by title and
went to the Commerce Committee.
The House bill relating to claims
against estates of deceased persons was
read by title and went to the Judiciary
rlhe Senate bill to amend the act
relating to appeals and bills of ex
ceptions come up icn. second reading
and passed. Third reading was set for
The report of the special commit-
tee on the bill in regard to Schedule
B was taken up with the bill. The
committee offered a further amend-
ment that nothing contained in sec-
tion OS "shall be continued to authorize
the Tax Assessor to demand the re
turn authorized by this section from
any person, copartnership or corpora-
tlOT1 whose business consists solely m
the buying and selling of merchan
dise." It was explained that this
amendment sustained the division of
the Executive last year. The bill then
passed second reading. Third reading
General appropriation bill 4 was
taken up. An item amounting to ?6,600
for bridges in general on Kauai and
an item of $700 for Waikae bridge on
Kauai were inserted as was an item of
2,500 for expenses of the Bureau of
Immigration. The bill then passed by
sections and went to the committee on
enrollment and revision.
o'clock the Senate
Rep. Isenberg introduced his
relating to barbed wire fences
barbed wire on fences and Rep. Robert
son followed suit with his bill relating
to the decent of property.
Rep. Robertson gave notice of his
intention to introduce an act to relieve
the Sailor's Home Society of taxes
and another relating to the carrying
of mail by coasting vessels.
Rep. Wilder read three reports that,
for length, must surely have satis
fied the members who. early in the
week, objected to the handing in of
reports for passage, indefinite post
ponement or laying on the table, of
certain bills without further comment.
In regard to House bill 59, relating
to fraud in sale of foreign gcods in the
Republic of Hawaii, the Committee on
Commerce recommends passage with
out amendment. "This Act is aimed to
promote honesty in business dealings
and to promote and protect Island
production and manufacture. It i3
clearly an imposition and fraud upon
the purchaser to have the quality or
make of goods misrepresented in the
way sought to be guarded against by
this Act. The bill is calculated as above
stated, to protect and foster Island
manufacture and produce, and It has
a commendable end and one which
has already induced considerable legis
lation. The second report was on House bill
Gl, "An Act to facilitate the recovery
of rents." The committee recommend
ed passage of the act. The report In
part, is as follows: "In the opinion of
the committee the method of enforc
ing rent by distraining the goods of
the tenant gives undue power to the
landlord and is likely to lead to abuses
and also occasionally to positive
breaches of peace. Many of the State
legislatures hav eabolished this method
of procedure, and we are of the opinion.
that the landlord will have sufficient
protection by suit for the recovery
The third report of the Commerce
Committee was on House bill 51, "An
Act to amend Section 14 and 15 of
Chapter 44 of the Session Laws of
1SS2," and to repeal Sections 17 and
18 of said Laws, relating to the sale
of spirituous liquors. The committeo
iumuieiiutHi luuemiue postponement.
There was some discussion on this
report. Rep. Wilder, after reading his
rPr,nrt RiP-niH ihu wn mn thrtrt
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iuuk. it ivep. jsenuerg iw
is signature. Rep. Richards, the
minority of the committee. obeiected
cv mai. me icyun w uuru
rented. Ren. T.obPnsfPfn tflf thA
stand. Rep. Wilder aoologized. sayinc
that he thought he and Mr. Isenberg
had already signed it. There was more
objection and Rep. Wilder arose, ask-
ing, under suspension of rules, to again
read the report. This was not favor
ably received. The Speaker ruled that
the report should be allowed, as Mr.
Wilder had explained matters.
All three reports were laid on the
table to be considered with the bills.
Rep. Isenberg asked leave of absence
from 11 a. m. for the rest of the day.
Minister Cooper presented answers
IO questions propounuea Dy uep. Acni.
i. a large amount or additional
Mr. R. W. Meyer's death.
2. ""Mr. Reynolds has not thus for
J received additional compensation for
these services but, owing to the ex-
pense he has incurred in making visits
to the leper settlement, an allowance of
$50 per month has been voted to cover
In view icf the largely increased work
which has devolved on Mr. Wilcox
and Mr. Reynolds, an increase of salary-
has heen asked for them.
3. "Mr. Hassinger was absent on
leave between three and four months
during the early part of 1896.
4. "Since Mr. Hassinger's return he
has been confined to the house once,
that is for the period of six weeks
I during February and March last.
"During Mr. Hassinger's absence
from office, Mr. Jas. H. Boyd, first as
sistant clerk, performs the duties of
6. "Mr. Boyd has not received any
extra pay for these duties, nor ihas he
asked for any, so far as I am aware."
Minister Cooper presented the fol-
lowing communication from the Amer-
ican Minister, relating to the resolution
recently sent by the Legislature to the
Government of the United States and
dealing with the disaster to the Maine:
Legation of the United States,
Honolulu, H. I., April 9, 1898.
Hon. H. E. Cooper,
Minister Foreign Affairs.
Sir: I have the honor to inform you
that I have today received instructions
from my Government acknowledging
receipt of the resolutions of the Ha
waiian Legislature, expressing sym
pathy with the people of the United
States in view of the disaster of the
I am instructed to convey through
you the deep appreciation of the Gov
ernment ct the United States for this
manifestation of the sympathy of the
Your obedient servant,
HAROLD M. SB WALL,
E. E. and M. P. of the United States
Minister Cooper asked for more time
(Continued on Fifth Pago.)
Royal makes tbe food pure,
wholesome and delicious.
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