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   Hawaiian Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1895, Honolulu, Hawaii                               I VOL. XXX., NO. 14. HONOLULU. II. I.. FRIDAY, FEUUUAKV 22, WHOLE NO. Hawaiian Gazette, Semi-Weekly HAWAIIAN GAZETTE COMPANY BVBRY 1DE8DAY AKD FRIDAY MORHING Geo. H. Paris, Business Manager. Wallace R. Farriagton, Editor. Per month Peryear 5 Per year, Foreign 6 Payable Invariable In Advance. ll communications Hawaiian Gazette Company p. O. Box O, Honolulu, H. L PROFESSIONAL. CARTER KINHET 1858 -No. 34 Merchant Street. A. ROSA, No. IB KAAHUOANU I85j Honolulu. H I. C. PARKE. And Afient to take Acknowledgments. 13 KAAHUMANC STBBE, 1398 __ ._ Q W B. CASTLE, And Notary Public. Attends all the Coarts of 1856 the Kingdom. 7 J. AUBJED MAQOON. Attorney and Counselor At Law- Merchant Street, Honolulu, H. I- 184S__________------------------------------ CO. King end Bethel Streets, Bonolula, H. I., and CommiiBion Merchants, 1856 _ _ HYM.AN BROS.. Impprtert ttl General Merchandite, WIOM PBAKCK, BNGLAHD, UBBMANY AND THB UNITED STATES. IS78-7 Vo. 68 Qneei Street. Honolulu. H.I, HYMAN BROTHERS. Commission Merchants. 808 Front Street, San Francisco. Particular attentlonpald loaning and eh pplng 1878 Island orders. __ 7 F. A. SCHABFEB CO. Importers A Commission Wire's. iSSB Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands. y H.   go It In Faded With Age But Otherwise 1 n U uml Condition AuclentLlteratnre OUNTHYMEN and admirers of George Washing- ton, of whom there are many in this conntry, will be in- terested in the fol- lowing obituary 'notice. It appears in the Baltimore American under date of December uinety-six years ago. It was clipped from the paper by Walter H. Bromley's grandfather. The clipp- ing is yellow with age, bat otherwise it is well preserved. TUESDAY, -Dec 17, "HUNG BE THE HEAVENS IN BLACK.' Of all the difagreable engagements which have devolved on the Editor of the AMERICAN, none have ever oc- curred equal to the announciation of the DEATH of the moft virtuous ftatefman, tbe moft able General, and the moft inflexible patriot, that ever dignified human nature; GEO: WASHINGTON, tbe hero, patriot, fage, Is no more. This amiable character, this virtu- ous ftatefman, this inflexible patriot, yielded up bis pure and unoontam- inatedfoul, at about eleven o'clock, on Saturday night laft; about 24 boars preceding which, he was feized with a violent inflammation in the throat, and expired "without a flgb, without a on tbe following evening. -------Oh, reader! a more melancholy, a more dlftrefflng event never oc- curred to thy in the trying moment, of one of tbe greateft advocates .of thy political independ- ence; at one stroke oj trie in- flexible tyrant, DEATH, of the admir- ation of tbe world, thy grief muft be inconfoleable. By this difpenfation of Divine Pro- vidence, is tbe United ftates deprived of tbe brightefl ftar that ever illumin- ated its political this demand of the unerring will of Heav- en, Is the world deprived'of a man who was the ornament of humanity, and whofe illuftrious deeds reflected honor on tbe author of his creation. Oh WASHINGTON thon hero, patriot, face, Friend of all climates, pride of every age, Were thine the laurels which the world could raife. The miehtv harvest were penurious praife.1' On this melancholy and diftrefflng event, the workmen on the AMERI- CAN claim this day to join in fympa- thy with their fellow-citizens, in con- fequence of which tbe next number of this paper will not be published until Thursday. Klemme Will Depart. Carl Klemme was released from prison yesterday, on the same un- derstanding that others have been. He will probably leave for San Francisco tomorrow. Klemme was formerly captain of the mounted palrol, and for a time he made himself very objectionable to his superiors. He was at the head of a local political organiza- tion that attempted to dictate a policy for the Government to carry out. They failed in the attempt. Klemme was finally dismissed from the police and, it is alleged, joined hands with the rebels. He was arrested on a charge of con- spiracy. met wilL little success He finally bt-cauje dependent, his place was bold and hie family moved to Gtiil- ford. Coon where they DOW reside. Mr. Seward is 55 years old. He was a member of tbe Masonic lodge at Greenport. He was a personal fnend of Senator Hawley of Connecticut. He served m the Union Army. A letter received today by Secretary Greenport of the Masonic lodge from Mrs. Seward, asking the lodge to take some steps in behalf of her unfortunate husband. This in- terested many of his friends on East- ern Long Island, and the letter fcas been sent today to Congressman Covert and to David B. Hill, urging them to interest themselves ic the matter. They Want A full-fledged claim for damages has been brought against the Gov- ernment by the Gibson estate for the destruction brought ou Arion hail by the falling of the Opera House wall. The claim recites that the pat the premises under guard, and pre- vented the owners and taking measures to strengthen the walls, and ia therefore liable. The officials do not see it in that way however, and the claim yjgH not be allowed. _ A State Document, United States Minister Willis called on President Dole'yesterday morning to hand him a documen from President Cleveland, in which the latter re-accredits 'Lorrin A Thureton as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary o: the Hawaiian Republic. President Dole and Minister Willis exchanged greetings. Another to Leave. Frank Hoaecke, formerly a mem- ber of Company G. H., was released from jail after- noon on condition that he leave the country. It will be remembered that Ho- necke turned ont against the rebels in the recent rebellion hot was ar- rested later as an alleged conspira- tor against the Government. A Charge of Misprision of Treason Entered Against Him. Wan to be Blade Elder of Uie Hawaiian if tbe Ke- belllon Was Successful. David Kawananakoa, who was formerly in the "Prince" business under the monarchy, is now just an ordinary prisoner on the reef. He was arrested yesterday morn- ing on a charge of misphsion oi treason. David will not be lone- some, however. His brother Jonah is in jail also. Kawananakoa has been very quiet of late, and has been seen SEWAKD'S CAREER. Masons Asked to do Something to Save Him. RlVEHHEAn (N. Feb. Colonel William T. Seward, condem ned to death in Hawaii, formerly lived at Orient, Loiig Islatd. He was very prominent in Eastern Long Island. It first became known today that the tu fortunate Colonel Seward nf Hawaii is the same William T. Seward who for many bad charge of the extensive Long Beach fish works. Colonel Seward came to Orient many years ago from Hart ford, Conn, to be employed at the fish works as n chemist. The nsb works were sold ten years ago, and Seward went to Fort Royal, S C, nd engaged in the phosphate works. That waa not successful From there he went to San Francisco and sailed for the Hawaiian Islands After leaving Orient, Mr Seward DAVID KAWANANAKOA. Now under arrest for misprision of treason. but little in public. He did have the temerity to visit the Oceanic wharf on the Saturday when the Mariposa sailed he wanted to say goodbye to bin friend Carl Wide- mann, but Carl did not go, as ruujor paid be would. David can eeehia friend day now. He is a nephew ofKapiolani and along with bin brother was made a prince by Kalokaua. They are not of po-called royal blood. It is tbe Cdinmnn b 'ief in royal- 1 1st circlr-a that K was to be maiie king if 11 rebellion had been The story poesthat Mrs wuuld ab- dicate in hia favor m order to pre- I vent Kaiulai.i f.-'im gnu ,ng Un- throne j The will of the latn Charles L Carter has been admitted to pro- hate. The estate valued at -f 000. Rebels Met at His Residence and Were Assigned for Duty. KMStTKI) THE EX -OCEEN They All Said "Mahalo'' VI hen tbe Toau Was Say tho Kaae Was Present While the Plotting UoloQ Say Junius Kaae's case was continuec before tbe Military Commission yes terday. Lawyer Neumann occupiet the counsel's desk and the usual ob- jections were prepared and introduced without delay. .The trial proceeded as usual. The prisoner, on advice of counsel, declined to plead and a plea of not guilty was entered. W. A. Kinney was appointed by the Judge- WILLIAM B. CASTLE, Who is rendering valuable assistance to the Government m securing evidence and preparing cabes for trial before the Military- Oonrt Advocate to assist in the prosecution. Robert Hakuole Sllva was tbe first on Fort street, Hono lulu; know Kaae; was at his bouse Thursday, January 3, 1895; Lot Lane told me to go there that night to was ready to go for the guns; Kaae get there at a meeting January 2; he heard the conversation'. Lane said if the guns came on Thursday then we should be ready to fight the Govern- ment; went to the house that Thurs- day night about 6 o'clock. Lane brothers and Kaae were there and later Robert Wilcox came. He went out and came back about 11 o'clock. When he came back tbe second time he told Lot Lane to pick out six men to go with him on the boat to the steamer to get tbe guns. This talk was in the bedroom of Kaae's house. Wilcox, Lane boys, Kaae and myself were the only ones there. Jim Lane and I were kept outside for a time. After Wilcox asked for six men, we went out two or three at a time. John Lane and I were together. We went as far as Thomas Square when Jim Lane came up and told us to come back. We met Wilcox near Catholic cemetery. He sent the others home and took me out to Bertelmann's where we got a canoe and went out to the steamer and as sisted In landing the arms. Walked overland to Bertelmann's place arriv- ing about 6 o'clock in the morning. The next time I saw Kaae was when I went to his house Saturday evening. Told to come there by John Lane as time had come to right. We talked very freely about our mission. I left the house about 7 o'clock with Lot Lane. We went down town and then to Kahalo. Went out once before on an errand with Miss Jessie Kaae to jet a bottle of brandy. Went to John Ena's to get some money on a mort- gaged house of Lot, Lane's. He wanted ;he money to get men to go out to Ight. When we returned with the brandy the crowd drank it. We drank the health of tbe queen and to our success in our mission. Mrs. Kaae of- fered the toast. Kaae was there. We got for tne house; I got and ipent part of it to nay the train car 'are of the boys, and bought shoes for myself. Lot and I left the house tc- jether and went to E. O. Hall's corner yhere we separated. I went to Kaa- awfti, cleaned guns and used them to fight the Government troops. Cross to iaae's house after sunset Saturday, "rom my house on Fort street. Went o the bouse as I bad been told by Lane ,be day before to go there and be ready. Jim Lane told uson Thursday that the attempt had been a failure. iOt Lane said, "If the arms don't come tonight, come again on Satur- day. Conversation took place Thurs- day at 9 p. m., I think. Others were >ear enough to bear what was said. I iad been ordered to go to Bertelmann's he night of the Kakaako affair, five of us left the house, leaving t Lane and Kaae there. Mrs. Kuae was not at the house Thursday night. Later, Wilcox and I went out to Her- mann's, and went out and helped and the amid. Kaae was present when Wilcox told Lot Lane to pick ix men to go to Waikiki. Went to Kaac'-i house late Saturday afternoon rom my place; waa alone. Haw on Kaae, Jessie, Jim, Wlllip 1 Lot Lane, Charlie Bartow and Left the house about dark to o to Ena'a nothing was said of thn rniH and orders before we went to OIIU'B. When we got back the talk Went to Ena'H in a hark, MCH Kaae did tbe talking there. Lot told Jessie to go and mortgage IUB horse to his sister, Jeutde got three 10 gold pieces. 1 paid the fare of twelve men out ou the tranjcar. Changed my gold piece ut a Chinese clotblug shop inakai of the Empire saloou. Hatur- day uight I went to Kaae's house about and left with Lot Lauc be tweeii 7 aud 8 o'clock. Did not couie back that night. Gave money to the boatman about s o'clock, after Lane had left me. In drinking tin- toasts Jessie said: "Now we will drink to the health of the queen and to the success of your expedition." We all said "mahalo." When Jessie and 1 came back from John Ena's we stop- ped at the Bay Horse and I went In and got one bottie of brandy; I did not see Jessie give Lot Lane any money. Been before Commission once before, in Tom Poole trial. I told Mr. Kinney what I knew about Kaae aud what I have said today. I think it was last Monday. This was the first time I spoke to anyone about Kaae. No one present during the examination. Was told I should be called as a witness. Charge of treason was served on me after I had been examined. No promise of len- iency was made to me for giving testi- mony in this case. The Commission took the noou re- cess to AFTEKNOON SESSION. Tlie afternoon session opened at the usual hour, with Keliikuewa on the witness stand. Before his testimony was over, it became evident that, he had no idea of time. His answer, when asked the time of any event, was al- ways. "Aohe Saturday previous to the Sunday of the uprising was at Kaae's house; was asked to go there by Kaae'e wife; met me at Marine street; said, "Lot wants to see you this am related on my mother's side to the Lane's; was drunk and do not remember much of anything that took place; many others were there who drank with me; did not fight on my way home; went to Kaae's again next day; it was ia the morning; was sober then; when I ar- rived there they were getting ready to eat; ate with them; when 1 was through I started to go around town and then went ont to Kaalawai; went out to get ready for war; fought there, as was my intention; while eating, Jessie Kaae asked me if I was going out; she said I wouldn't be able to get back; told her that part of it was al- right; from what Jessie said I under- stood that everything was ready at Kaalawai; when she said, "out I understood what she meant, for I knew beforehand that Lot Lane and others were out at Kaalawai; when I arrived there found Lot; found it Just as Jessie said; got there and could not get away; the place was guarded and that is why I supposed everything was upon arrival they asked me what the pass-word was; got near them and said I knew no pass-word; they told me and I passed on; Kaae was also present when Johnny Lane gave me money for car fare. say what time in tbe morning, it was when I was at Kaae's honse; it was morning, as I say, but am not sure of the hour; was not drunk then; am sore of that; remained at Kaae's house only a little while after eating on Sunday morn- ing; do not know just how long I was there; some time in the afternoon was when I arrived at tbe end of the ear line; waited in town for the tram car; went straight from Kaae's house on Beretania street; thought to get my money's worth by going down town to catch the car instead of going to a closer point; it was afternoon when I left the car for Kaalawai; do not know what time it was when I arrived there; do not know anything about the time at all; was drunk on Saturday got drunk in the afternoon and was so during the night; was not drunk on Sunday morning; got drunk at a saloon; Kin- ney questioned me a few days ago and i told him all that Jessie Kaae aad said to me; Kinney and Carter were together a few weeks ago when was questioned at i he police station; Kinney asked the questions, which ivere about my prtsence at Kaae's louse; told tbe same thing then that have told today; was arrested a good while ago, for participation in the late was taken while at Telegraph 3ill; it was from love of truth that made the statement to Kinney; was not told what would happen if I did lot tell the truth; nm very well aware hat 1 got five yt-ars as my punish- ment; all the conversation took place fter I had received my sentence; do lot remember how long ago my trial place. Charles at Kaae'a louse previous to Sunday of uprising; 'emember what took place there; >ottle of liquor waa brought in; was asked to drinkjpolitlca were discussed after Jessie Kaae came in; after hat our tumblers were filled; Jessie >roposed the health of the queen and jot Lane said, "Here's to our a toast was made with vic- by either Kaae or his wife; do not remember now which one it was, ibout four of us went out of the house ogether; Kaae told us not to go to- gether when we got near Waikiki, dvised us to go singly; followed his advice; Jim Lane and I went on first when we got to Waikiki bridge, went n the tramcar. Lane, Lot Lane, William Lane, Hakuole rillva, Kelilhuewa., John Lane, a native boy, Junius Kaae, his wife and myself were present when Knae gave the advice for us Ui spparalp ou reaching Wai- kiki; live near Kaumahapili; Lot Lane asked me on Saturday night to go to Knae H houtte; reached there about 7 o clrx'lv, there were four per- sons present when I arrived; later, Kaae, his ift> and Hakuole came In; nothing talked of at that time; toasts took place shortly after my arrival, Lane was the last to come in, was In the dining room all the while, (Continued on page r> IN FW SPA PERI NFWSFAPF.R!   

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