Opium for Hawaii discovered, 1894.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

At the port of San Francisco on the 11th of April on the steamship, “Queen” from Victoria was discovered boxes containing 800 tins of opium marked on the outside for Rev. Father Wendelin of Molokai

in care of the Spreckels Brothers. It was declared to be boxes of books, but because it was suspicious, it was actually opened up and the amount of opium above was found. It was said that they were doing that for a long time, and this was the first time they were caught.

(Kuokoa, 4/28/1894, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXIII, Helu 17, Aoao 3. Aperila 28, 1894.

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