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ESTABLISHED JULY J. 1888
rXXXlV., NO. 5924.
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1901. .SIXTEEN PAGES.
MD
THE ION
ARE BUSY
l I T A y- l SW I
tCnOUl leauitia in
Favor of Early
Marriage.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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urm
CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE.
WEDDINGS MARK
THE STOP HERE
The Captain Refuses to Tie
Knots so Local Clergymen
Are Requisitioned. .
Bkomaa bringin' schoolmarms,
That's a funny racket.
Used to transport boys-in-blue.
On that same old packet.
Fightm' mon with fightin' tools,
Goln' for to slay
Filipino patriots who
Blocked link. Samuel's way.
hi another regiment
To the East is bound.
Arme-1 with pens and spelling books -
hrulite, profound.
Several hundred schoolmarms
An1 'masters coin' through
To the torrid Philippines,
to teach the rule of two.
t t-.
Hearty h thir alrntno
rlenteous their reward
Gosh! the boxwood ruler
a mightier than the sword.
H. M. AYRES.
CIPII
flv
thp
PID kas been at work among- the
ve hundred passengers on board
the transport Thomas, in good
arnost. Something like four hundred
of the passengers are school teachers
bound for the Philippines to drill the
Juns Filipino idea how to shoot, and
ii H among these that the little god
Ma been busy.
Tliere are thirty pairs of happy brides
nd grooms on board, all married with
in a week or so of the date of starting,
Ike young pedagogues having decided
their fortunes in their future
and, since they must work, to
"ff'en their labors among the dusky
Juveniles by the sunshine of conjugal
Mtitv.
la addition friendships have Bprung
"P among the sehoolma'ams and the
ym men who will rule nvor tho
'I'PPlne schoolrooms, these having
Pftr ripened into closer relations as
tte big transport cut her way through
blue waters. The beautiful moon-
at hlch has lasted nearly alLthe
Jage maJ" have been largely respon
se & the state of affairs, as the
ft COrDerS f the Upper deck U was
e most of the time occu-
77 by M80rte5 Pairs of pedagogues
the soft eht of the orb.
is a romantic story of one
- -ucuiar. They were intro-
e by a mutual friend on shore as
HB stood .u
- ure ran when the trans-
w a Duliinp- -
o Duuie ita ieei oi
, "Cisco Bay dividing the lady
" I '-sent- iUr. -
vair, irom the pres-
Thii ini..i....i.
"""uuuuoa, oowever,
1 l!l formal. PvMoniiv
vry effective- v.
fcy J., s time e shades of night
ttled and the Mainland bad faded
. r- uoruon. it was
THEY'RE coming from Chicago, from the great and windy city
A regiment of amorous young men,
To these Islands where the dusky belles are young, and rich and pretty.
And the ratio of sex is one to ten;
They read it In the newspapers that men were badly needed
In these Islands by the languorous, sut -kissed sea,
And they didn't count the chances but to Hawaii proceeded,
Imploring fate that they in time might be.
THERE'S Jack, and little Willie, and Augustus, Fred, and Johnnie.
And a host whose pay in Chi. was ten per week;
And they've left poor Mame ard Sadie and the others blithe and bonny.
The young Hawaiian heiresses to seek;
We shall greet them at the landing stage these love-lorn malihinis,
With curious eyes and large will watch their fate
What will happen when they chance to meet our poi-and-flsh wahines
Is a matter that my pen may yet relate.
H. M. AYRES.
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MAY END SOON
OWING TO DEATH OF KRUGERS WIFE
hot
evident that
Hay ,. caLa oiners com-
9 oT2J!0a80,atioi tor the hard-yir-,'06
thrlr haPPv bomes to
U' left th! Ur Country. The second
t'iolenUy in loTe
e5 maiden to the anta,
tUil6ot -i. vuuvuill. n llii
..at the twain be trsnrlo nnt
, . oa ni. vu.
1 ' tin) could tie the
jPtaln
Eufrd. however, ha-
with JXprlnce, -and has
. "tin B,-, vw
Kli.i. "ume care the
had
ob-
y-.
sea, and he advised the
NEW YORK, July 21. A cable to the
Tribune from London says: The death
of Mrs. Kruger may have some influence
in shortening the war. Kruger himself
has been reported to be exceedingly de
spondent over the military operations,
and the correspondence between Reitz
and Stein has Justified his discourage
ment. His domestic bereavement may
cause him to lose heart for continuing
the hopeless struggle. His Dutch physi
cians have been warning him for months
against the consequences or excitement,
since his heart action is abnormally
weak.
q A story is brought by influential South
Africans that Commandant-General
Botha was strongly disposed to surrender
but did not consider himself at liberty to
do so against the Judgment of Kruger.
General Botha has a family to provide
for and is poor and without resources.
South Africans assert he is dependent up
on allowances which Kruger has agreed
to make for him If he. continues the
struggle as long as possible.
PHETOKIA, July 21. Mrs. Kruger, wife
of former President Kruger of the South
African Republic, who died yesterday af- i
ternoon of pneumonia, had been ill only
three days. She was 67 years old. Mrs. !
Kruger's long separation from her hus
band," combined with the death of her
favorite daughter, Mrs. Smith, last week,
had completely broken her spirit. Mr.
Eloff, and many other members of the
Kruger family, were at her bedside when
she passed away.
LONDON, July 22.-AU the morning 1
papers publish kindly editorials concern
ing the death of Mrs. Kruger and ex
press sympathy with Mr. Kruger. The
Times begins thus: "The English people :
will feel genuine sympathy with the aged j
ex-President in the severe domestic be- t
reavement which has befallen him
is followed by an eulogy on Mrs. Kruger.
"Owing to the Sunday telegraph hours
in Holland." says a dispatch to the Daily
Mail from Hilversum, "Mr. Kruger was
not informed of his wife's death until
the evening. The news was broken to
him by Dr. Heymans and Secretary
Boeschoten. Mr. Kruger, who had Just
returned from church, burst into tears
WeWAeWeWWWeW-WeWe-WN
ONLY SYRIAN
IN THE ARMY
Surgeon Tahy-Ud-Deen is Now
on His Way to
Manila.
Former President and the Late Mrs. Kruger.
SUGAR STOCK I ITALIANS ON i
TO BE SWELLED THEIR WAY
Among the interesting passengers on
board the transport Thomas is Sur
geon Tahy-Ud-Deen, the only native
Syrian holding a commission in the
United States Army. That honor and
success are possible to any young man
who has the requisite energy and per
severance, and that without regard to
his color or nationality, is afforded a
striking illustration in the case of Sur
geon Najid Tahy-Ud-Deen, who has but
two months since been commissioned
as an assistant surgeon in the regular
Army service. He is a native of Mount
Lebanon, Syria, where his father is
president of the Supreme Court.
The young man received his early ed
ucation in the Protesiant college at
Beyrout, and came to America imme
diately after his graduation. Here,
soon after declaring his intention of
becoming an American citizen, he en
tered the University of Maryland, from
which he graduated with high honors
in a course of medical study. He was
then offered a position as resident
physician at Bay View Asylum, Balti
more, but declined to accept, preferring
an Army career. As soon as he ob
tained his degree he enlisted in the Ar
my as a hospital steward and was as
signed to Washington barracks.
1 Shortly afterward he took the exam
! ination for acting assistant surgeon,
and was placed on the eligible list. He
: received his appointment February 26.
and remained at Washington until he
received orders on March 16 to report
for duty at Columbus Barracks, Ohio.
t Surgeon Tahy-L3d-Deen is only twenty
i three years old. t
TAX COMMISSION
IS ORGANIZED
John Emmeluth Chosen as
Chairman of the
Body.
The Tax Commission, authorized by
the legislative concurrent resolution
passed at the close of the regular ses
sion, met and organized yesterday. The
members of the body are: Appointed by
Speaker Akina of the House, Represent
atives Emmeluth, Robertson and Ma
kanai; appointed by President Kaiue
of the Senate, Senators Kalauokalani
and Kanuha.
The session was held in the office of
A. G. M. Robertson at 4 p. m. and the
organization was effected by the selec
tion of John Emmeluth as chairman.
There were no other officials chosen, as
the commission decided to go ahead
with its work in the form of independ
ent investigations for the present.
The compiling of the information
gathered will be done later, as the
commission will not make any report
until the sitting of the Second Legisla
ture of the Territory. The work of the
commission will go on during the ab-'
sence of the chairman in the States.
Mr. EmmeluthJ expects to return with
valuable ideas gathered in the East.
The commission has $5,000 for its expenses.
NEW YORK, July 22. The stock- NEW ORLEANS, July 21. A large
This holders of the American Sugar Refln- party of Italians left here today un-
How China Will Pay.
WASHINGTON, July 22. The State
Department received a dispatch today
frcm Commissioner Rockhill at Peking
announcing that a plan for the pay
ment of the indemnity to the powers
ing Company will receive in a day or der charge of Dr. A. J. Fulton of New by the Chinese Government had finally
two a communication from the board York under" contract to work on sugar been adopted. The authorization of
,Mn in whirh it i nronosed Plantations in Hawaii. The quarantine me bonds to be issued will begin in
of directors In which it is proposed J an(J thft contemplates the
authorize the - iinuMntion of both nrincloaJ and
Hawaiian laiiLia iiciuuig invic kiuui,
1 Honolulu Until they arrlv
V' bat It i, ' - , s they unwillingly
' said that th i
.7' last nt; v.: left alone. He exciaim
hnnc.. J a iwai,u -
ed: 'She was a good wue. we vwu..
only once, and that was six months after
SrtheZ00n riJe being tak-
8t ,!,0,,uent
-- w.ere are oth
out to Wai-
aea waves marr;PI
time, and s now
sort
pending
III J'Ph of J
-"nine v..
er
the funda-
assoclation of
,J"gestion to have
'matrimonial epl-
& i..
t Jnd of
fcnti... .
"U"U
He prayed for 4 long
calmly sleeping, his
Bible beside his bed.
"The Transvaal and orange Free State
flags flying above the white villa were
draped and half-masted. Shortly before
the news came a crowd of country girls
h&d been singing a folk song outside the company and will
business uses.
villa."
that the stockholders
issue of 515,000,000 of new stock of the
company. The communication will be
sent to each of the 11,000 stockholders j
as soon as it comes from the printers, j
The company nas expended in the
acquisition of property for its busi
ness, permanent improvements, etc.,!
over $15,000,000. The $15.OOU.0u0 which j
the proposed increase will bring to the ',
treasurv of the company will be used
for its business purchases. The strength
of the business consists in its free-a-.
mm mortsrace debt and its en
tire pecuniary independence. The en-;
tire amount realized from the new j
stock will come into the treasury of the i
be available ior its
they have resolved to try aliens from
Louisiana, as many of them have
worked in the sugar fields, and under
stand the cultivation of - sugar cane.
Several small parties have already
been taken to Hawaii and have given
such satisfaction that the planters
want more. It is said that the Spreck-
interest by 1940. It is expected that
China will raise 23,000.000 taels annual
ly. This sum is to be used to pay the
interest on the bonds and to form a
sinking fund for the ultimate liquida
tion of the principal.
Italians for California.
NEW YORK, July 21. Secretary ke
els plantation alone has contracted for Sweeney of the Immigration Bureau
2.000 Italians. Another party will leave says in January the total arrivals of
next week, and shipments will be kept Italians were 4 021; destined to Califor-
up weekly until the number of labor- nia. 127: in February, 7,184; to Califor-
ers needed in Hawaii is secured. nia- 280 March. 11.655: to California.
539; April. 21,413, to California, 683;
Mky. 24.823, to California. 471: June.
The keeping of books is entrusted to 1(1,058, to Cnlifornia, 304. There are no
convicts in San Quentin prison. figures on July so far.
TO REDUCE
ARMY COSTS
MANILA, July 22. The conference
between Adjutant General Corbin and
General Chaffee, recently held here, will
probably result in radical economical
and administrative reforms in the army
of occupation. It is estimated that the
total cost of maintaining the American
Army in the Philippines can be reduced
by 60 per cent in the course of one year.
The principal change will be the re
duction of the present force to between
1 20.0UO and 30,000. The abolishment of
i the present Army districts is contem
I plated and three brigades with perma
nent headquarters at Manila, Dagupan
jand Uoilo or Cebu will be instituted in
I their stead. The troops will be concen
' trated at three points selected, aban
doning all minor posts.
Generals Corbin and Chaffee have al
so decided upon one single general mil
itary hospital, to replace the seven mil
itary hospitals in Manila and vicinity.
The insular constabulary is now be
ing organized. It will be maintained
by the insular government, and is ex
pected to be amply able to preserve
peace and enforce the law. This con
stabulary will, as -a general rule, be
armed with rifles, but its members
have been given 5.000 shotguns and 2,
000 ponies relinquished by the Army.
A Michigan lodsre of Elks are to have
an a-Hnual convention, the expenses of
which are to be paid in copper cents.
Tniovn thousand dollars in coroer3
' were sent to Chicago for this purpose.
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