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Established July 8, 1856.
VOL. XXIX., NO. 5215
HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN" ISLANDS, WEDNESDAY, APKIL 26 . 1899. TWELVE PAGES.
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J. Q. WOOD.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Honolulu, H. I.
DR. C. B. HIGH.
DENTIST. PHILADELPHIA DENT
' al College 1892. Masonrc Temple.
BR. A.!C. WALL. DR. 0. E. WALL.
DENTISTS OFFICE HOURS: 8 A. M.
to 4 p. m. Love Building, Fort
M. E. GROSSMAN, D.D.S.
DENTIST 98 HOTEL STREET, Ho
nolulu. Office Hours: 9 a. m. to
4 p. m.
DR. A. J. DERBY.
DENTIST CORNER FORT AND
Hotel Streets, Mot t-Smith. Block.
Telephones: Office, 615; Residence,
789. Hours: 9 to 4.
GEO. H. HUPDY, D.D.S.
DENTIST FORT STREET, OPPO
slto Catholic Mission. Hours:
From 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
DR. A. N. SINCLAIR.
413 KING ST., NEXT TO THE OPERA
House. Office hours: 9 to 10 a. m.;
1 to 3 p. m.; 7 to 8 p. m. Sundays:
12 m. to 2 p. m. Telephone 741.
DR. W. E. TAYLOR.
OFFICE AND RESIDENCE, CORNER
Richards and Beretania Streets.
Office Hours: 10 to 4 o'clock and
evenings. Telephone 517.
C. L. GARVIN, M. D.
OFFICE 'No. 537 KING STREET,
near Punchbowl. Hours: . 9:00 to
12:00 a. m.; 7:00 to 8:00 p. m.
Telephone No. 448.
DR. WALTER HOFFMANN.
.CORNER BERETANIA AND PUNCH
Jbowl Streets. Office Hours: 8 to
10 a. m.; 1 to 3 p. m.; 7 to 8 p. m.
Sundays: 8 to 10 a. m. Telephone
510. P. O. Box 501. .
T. B. CLAFHAM.
VETERINARY SURGEON AND DEN
tist. Office: Hotel Stables. Calls,
day or night, promptly answered.
Specialties: Obstetrics and Lame
ness. Lorrin A. Thurston. Alfred W. Carter.
THURSTON & CATTER.
- Street next to Post Office.
CATHCART & PARKE.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, HAVE
moved their law offices to the Judd
block. Rooms 308-309.
F. M. BROOKS.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, (FORT AND
Hotel Streets) Over Fairchild's
Shoe Store, Honolulu, H. I. 5158
FRANCIS J. BERRY.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
Law. Will practice in the U. S.
Federal and State Courts. Pro
gress Block, corner Beretania and
Fort streets, rooms 5 and 6.
W C. Achi. . 1 Enoch Johnson.
ACHI & JOHNSON.
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
at Law. Office: No. 10 West King
Street. Telephone SS4.
GHAS. F. PETERSOH.
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND NOTARY
Public. 15 Kaahumanu Street.
LYLE A. DICKEY.
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND NOTARY
Public. King and Bethel Streets.
Telephone 806. P. O. Box 786.
I. M. KANEAKUA.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
Law. Office: In the Occidental
Hotel, corner of Kins and Alakea
0. G. TRAPHAGEN.
ARCHITECT- MERCHANT ST
Be-twee Fort and Alakea. Tele
phone Ho11 H. I. .
FOR SALE BY ALL NEWSDEALERS.
215 Merchant St.
Makes a specialty of ancient Hawaii
an Curios, and also carries the be3t
assortment of modern Hawaiian work
to be found in Honolulu, including
Mats, Fans, Leis, Bamboo, Lauhala
and Cocoanut Hats, Etc., Etc Tel. 659.
NUUANU VALLEY, 21,4 MILES
from post office. Cottages to let fur
nished or unfurnished; beautifully lo
cated. Apply at
W. W. WRIGHT'S CARRIAGE SHOP.
Or Telephone 1057. 5197
PIANO THOROUGHLY. TAUGHT,
theory and practice, toy a graduate of
the Leipsic Conservatoire. Terms $5
per month. Special attention given to
adults. Address "Music," Advertiser
PERSONS DESIRING INSTRUC
tion in English Literature, Elocution,
Etc., should communicate with Miss
Prescott. Queen Hotel. 5209
MISS F. WASHBURN.
PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER AND
Typewriter. Office: Room 202, Judd
Building. Telephone 1086. t
STOCK BROKER. FORT AND HO
tel Streets. Will buy and sell for
you any stocks or bonds on .this
market. P. O. Box 771.
P. H. BU8NETTE.
STOCK AND CUSTOM HOUSE BROK
er, Real Estate and General
Agent. Office 639 King street, near
Alakea. P. O. Box 262. Telephone
A. J. CAMPBELL.
STOCK AND BOND BROKER. OF
fice Queen stf-eet, opposite Union
T. McCANTS STEWART.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, HAS MOVED
into Model Block, Fort street, op
posite Catholic Church.
AGENT TO TAKE ACKNOWLEDG
ments to Instruments, District of
Kona, Oahu. At W. C. Achi's office.
King Street, near Nuuanu.
W. H. BRADLEY.
PIANO TUNER AND REPAIRER
(Late of W. H. Glen & Co., Mel
bourne and Sydney). Sixteen years
experience, London and Australia.
Representing Hawaiian News Co.
P. O. Box 684. Yearly tunings con
WM. T. PATY.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Good work. Reasonable Prices. Res
idence 720 Fort street. 5195
S. E. LUCAS, Parisian Optician.
Office: Love Building, Fort street.
pectacles at AH Prices.
Will buy for you
In this market or abroad.
GEORGE R. CARTER. Manager.
Office: 409 Fort street.
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A BEACH HOTEL
Revival of an -, Old Enterprise of
Peacoci & Co.
A CORPORATION IS FORMED
Main Building: and Groups of Cot
tages Resort with 1st Class
A new first class hotel for Honolulu
is assured. It nvill be situated on the
premises now occupied by Special
Agent Sewall and adjoining property
at Waikiki. The promoters are Pea
cock & Co. The incorporation will be
capitalized at about $100,000, the etock
of which, it is understood, has all been
The (hotel will be run on a strictly
first class basis. There will not be
lacking a single one of the many mod
ern improvements which have trans
formed .hotels from taverns .- into
homes of luxury and ease. The xans
will be somewhat similar . to those
which were drawn when the hotel was
first proposed two years ago.
The mainystructure will occupy the
spot where rae residence of H. M. Sew
all is now. The present building Tvill
be enlarged and adapted to hotel
needs. On each side of this large and
spacious cottages will be grouped.
This plan meets the needs of a trop
ical climate far better than a single
large structure does.
The articles of incorporation will be
filed in the near future. The prelim
inary work will be begun at an ,;ry
date. The idea of having a first class hotel
on this site was first brought forward
by W. C. Peacock about two years ago.
The project -was talked up and the
plans were -drawn. But when it came
to getting a license the promoters and
the Government could not agree. The
proposition subsided for a time, only
to be taken up now in such a manner
as leaves no doubt but that it will be
There is no more suitable site in
Honolulu for a hotel than Waikin-i.
The fine road affords a lovely drive,
and being in such close proximity to
the beach a magnificent opportunity
for bathing is afforded. One of the
features of .the proposed plans is an
elegant bath house on the beach. The
grounds will be extensive and well
laid out. The conduct of the hotel will
be along the lines of the best of the
great hotels and will prove anotner
illustration of the progress of Hono
lulu. Orpheum Theatre.
An entire change of programme will
be given tonight. Mr. Post will present
for the first time his new comedy en
titled "An Indian Outbreak."
Mr. Wm. Howard will entertain with
a new comedy act.
Miss Violet Dale, the clever acrobatic
dancer and comedienne, will present
Miss Myrtle Graham will sing new
coon and Italian songs.
Mr. Matt Keefe, the popular tenor,
will sing all new songs.
Mr. J. H. Du Bell will introduce
some new tricks in hi3 aerial perform
ance. Mr. Post and Miss Ashley appear in
a new comedy sketch.
A grand complimentary benefit will
be tendered Jas. Post Saturday night. A
special program will be presented.
A Bunk Needed.
Q. H. Berrey, of the Hawaiian Mer
cantile Agency, has recently returned
from Hilo, where he was for a fortnight
on business. Mr. Berrey regards Hilo
as a place writh excellent prospects. He
thinks the greatest need of the growing
town is a bank. There are others of
the same mind. The field has beon
looked over a number of times by local
men as well as visitors from the States.
The opinion generally has been that
it would take some time to place a
bank on a paying basis. However the
changed outlook has caused further
talk on the project and some men
from the Mainland have declared their
intention of giving Hilo a bank.
Castor Oil Refinery.
C. Koelling, who was at one time,
one of the principals in the Prjnce
ville Plantation Company, has' now es
tablished himself at Kaneohe, this Is
land, and is engaged in an entirely new
enterprise. Mr. Koelling has secured a
plant from the Honolulu Iron Works
and proposes to engage in the produc
tion of castor oil commercially. He
has erect3d the machinery and build
ing himself, having been occupied for
the past five months in the work. Mr.
Koelling is .confident that he will make
a success of the new business.
There was a rarge turnout last even
ing at regimental drill. Colonel Jones
was in command of the regiment with
Majors Zeigler and Camara in com
mand of the battalions. The band was
in attendance and headed the anarch
to Makiki, where an exhibition drill
A TROLLEY SYSTEM.
The Upper Wire Will Likely be
Another meeting was held yester
day of the directors of the .Honolulu
Rapid Transit and Land Company.
It is said that it is now the same as
settled that the new company will give
the city a trolley system. All plans
for compressed air were dropped some
time ago, largely on account of the
report brought back by Manager Bal
lentyne. There was for "some time
con's i deration of underground wire
plants- and the new "ground contact
system" lately placed at Washington,
D. C. It is believed by the promoters
that after .all the trolley will be the
The company's orders for track,
oVrer ami transmission plant snd cars
will isoon go torward. Iri the mean
time rights of way will be acquired and
a site for power house selected.
THE NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL.
The Princess Kaiulani school
in Palama opened yesterday
morning -with a full attendance.
The preparatory work of or
ganizing the classes and get
ting under way was , accom
plished. Today the regular
school work will go on.
Principal Armstrong Smith
has compiled the following sta
tistics from the records of the
first day's total attendance of
Hawaiians 51.... 87
Part Hawaiians 53.... 64
Portuguese ...... . ; 10 8
Norwegian 1 2
German . 1 . . . . 3
Chinese j 5 1
Japanese 2 1
American 3 1
British 0 2
Spanish 1 1
G years old 22 18
7 years old 19 19
8 years old 11.... 30
9 years old 15 10
10 years old 12 17
11 years old 10 16
12 years old 10 L7
13 years old 17 19
14 years old 7 14
15 years old 4 8
16 years old 0 2
Piipiilani Mitchell, cruelty, to an
imals, fined $2 and costs.
Salvador, assault with a deadly wea
pon, was sentenced to six months on
Ah Wai, having che fa tickets in pos
session, $20 and costs.
Yong Kee, opium in possession, con
tinued to April 2Sth.
A FREE GERMAN STATE.
Liechtenstein, a free and independ
ent German state, is celebrating the
two hundredth anniversary of its ex
istence. It is still at war with Prus
sia, as it joined Austria in 1S6G, and
was forgotten in drawing up the treaty
of peace. Its contingent to the Ger
man armv was seventy-nine men.
The Qlaa Government lands have
been appraised by E. D. Baldwin and
W. A. Hardy.
A GREAT PLANT
Monster BnMinis for .the Hono
lulu Iron Work
KAKAAXO SITE IMPROVEMENTS
Extensive Additional Equipment Electric
Cranes Compressed Air Many
. New Tools.
The whole town was surprised and
pleased when it was published in this
paper several months ago that the Ho
nolulu Iron Works Company has ac
quired a large tract of land in the Ka
kaako district and would establish its
plant on tlhe new acreage. It was
then stated that the .business of the
concern had outgrown entirely the old
stand on. Queen street. A few weeks
ago the news was given that the Iron
Works Company was putting up a tem
porary building on the new site. This
structure is now finished and is occu
pied. Much material is taken to it
direct from ships. During the past six
months the ground in Kakaako has
been prepared for buildings.
The buildings for the new home of
the Iron Works will be of Iron and
steel and will come from Milliken
Bros., New York. This is the firm that
furnished the buildings for Oahu plan
tation and that has the contract for
Waianae plantation houses Shipment
is to be made to the Iron Works in
June. The Iron Works will have one
of the largest and most complete plants
to be found anywhere and will be cap
able of handling- about anything that
comes along. The company now builds
mills and boilers complete and has had
some important contracts for ship re
pairs. The new home and the new
equipment will greatly increase the
capacity and efficiency of the plant. and
will mean the employment of a still
larger force. Here is an incomplete
list of the -most important buildings
Boiler shop 300x85 feet.
Machine shop 300x90 feet.
Foundry 300x88 feet.
Blacksmith shop 110x48 feet
These and other single story build
ings of the plant will be between fifty
and sixty feet in height and for the
loads to be carried from the upper
works will ge of truss construction.
Pattern shops Two stories, 200 feet
front and 60 feet deep.
Suitable offices ind draughting
Extensive dipping plant for .the ap
plication of tar or composition to water
Sheds for storage of general material.
Stores for material in constant use or
A tram system reaching every part
of the grounds.
Engine room, tool room and boiler
room 120x35 feet.
A number of ten, fifteen and twenty
ton cranes, in addition to those already
in use in the present shops. Several
of these will be electrical traveling
cranes. In the .machine shop alone
there will be two traveling cranes and
one that will be stationary.
Drills and hammers with compressed
air as power.
The electric plant will be a large
one and will include beside the power,
the necessary lighting dynamos.
Mr. H. Hedemann, the superintendent
for the company, is now in the States
placing orders for additional equipment
for the new shops. Some of the tools
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
already ordered will require ten months
for building at the factory.
The whole plant is to be enclosed
by a high board fence. The new site
is but a short distance from the liar
bor channel. None of the gentlemen
connected with the company will say
anything about plans for a dry dock.
but it is believed that the company
will move in that direction so soon as
the arrangement of the harbor la set
tled by the United States.
At the Iron Works at p-esent there Is
the greatest activity. Tlhe concern Is
patronized extensively l' new and old
plantations and Is doing satisfactory
work.: The stock of the company was
recently Increased. , All the new shares
were taken by old holders.
A Trial of Rioters.
The trial of the seventeen Kahuku
rioters began in .uie Police Court yes
terday morning. A number of wit
nesses were examined. They testified,
in regard to tne beginning of the riot.
The case will probably be concluded,
by the end of the week.
NOTES rROM KAU.
Rain After Dry Winds Cane '
Mills in Operation.
Kau, Hawaii, pril 23rd. 1899.
EDITOR P. C. A, : For nearly two
weeks we have had strong dry winds.
This was beginning to make the water
supply short, but fortunately on Friday,
the 21st, heavy rains fell in the moun
tain and the water came up again,
have had several copious showers
throughout the district on the low land
Dr. It. I. Moore, the genial dentist
of Honolulu, is here on a professional
visit, and has been kept very busy.
The Kickapoos are here entertaining
the people, and are selling a great
deal of medicine. . t
, " Rev. Mr. Hill of Olaa make two trips
a month now to this district to hold
services, the first Sunday of the month
at Pahala, and the third Sunday at
On the 15th inst. Mr. and Mrs. Ander
son of Naalehu were called upon to
mourn for their oldest daughter, who
ied after several days of typhoid fever.'
The young lady was almost sixteen
years, and was greatly beloved by all
who knew her. She was buried at Wai
ohlnu on Sunday, April 16th, Rev. Mr.:
Hill officiating at the funeral services. ;
Pahala mill is still grinding, and Is
doing big work, has made fifty-one tons
of sugar in eleven hours' grinding.
Honuapo mill commences on the 24th
to grind the Hilea cane. Honuapo is
to have a new mill similar to the Pa
A petition has been sent to the Board
of Health asking the Board to remove
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Thos. McMillian, the government phy
sician for this district.
The Charitable Organization Society
will meet tomorrow afternoon in the
offices of the Hawaiian Trust & In
vestment Co. Invitations are to be ex
tended to prominent business men of
tihe city to be present and take part in
At the meeting tomorrow the amend
ed constitution will be discussed and
the purposes of the society explained.
There seems to be a diversity of opin
ion as to the intents and purposes of
organization, -This doubt will be clear
ed away at the meeting tomorrow.
Economy in sthese times is the
watchword of success and those prud
ent mothers and housewives are going
to Kerr's for table linen, sheetings
and the like, that they may need while
they send their daughters to get one
or two of those beautiful shirtwaista
iint are beins: sold at half the value
and former price, which even then was
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