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HAWAIIAN   ISLANDS,	391
[Inclosure 3 in No. 79,]
HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, January 17, 1893. 
PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
[Order No. 1.]
All persons favorable to the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands are 
hereby requested to forthwith report to the Government at the Government build- 
ings and to furnish to the Government such arms and ammunition as they may have in 
their possession or control as soon as possible, in order that efficient and complete 
protection of life and property and the public peace may immediately and efficiently 
be put in operation.
SANFORD B. DOLE, 
J. A. KING, 
P. C. JONES, 
WILLIAM O. SMITH,
Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands. 
JOHN EMMELUTH,
ANDREW BROWN,
C. BOLTE, 
JAMES F. MORGAN, 
HENRY WATERHOUSE,
S. M. DAMON, 
W. G. ASHLEY, 
E. D. TENNEY, 
F. W. MCCHESNEY, 
W. C. WILDER, 
Advisory Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands.
[Inclosure 4 in No. 79.]
HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, January 17, 1893.    (Issued 6 p. m.)
PROVISIONAL  GOVERNMENT  OF THE  HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. 
[Order No. 2.]
It is hereby ordered and decreed that until further ordered, the right of the writ 
of habeas corpus is hereby suspended and martial law is hereby declared to exist 
throughout the island of Oahu.
SANFORD B. DOLE,
Minister of Foreign Affairs, 
J. A. KING, 
Minister of Interior, 
P. C. JONES, 
Minister of Finance, 
WILLIAM O. SMITH, 
 Attorney-General, 
Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands.
[Inclosure 5 in No, 79.]
[Daily Pacific Commercial Advertiser, January 17, 1893.]
MASS  MEETING - CITIZENS DETERMINED TO RESIST AGGRESSION - AN ENTHUSIASTIC 
GATHERING AT THE RIFLES ARMORY PROTESTS AGAINST THE REVOLUTIONARY 
ATTITUDE OF THE QUEEN - RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED AND THE COMMITTEE OF 
PUBLIC SAFETY AUTHORIZED TO TAKE FURTHER STEPS.
At 2 p. m. yesterday the Honolulu Rifles' armory was the scene of one of the largest 
and most enthusiastic mass meetings ever held in Honolulu. It was called by the 
committee of public safety for the purpose of protesting against the revolutionary 
aggressions of the Queen. At 1.30 citizens began to assemble, and before 2 o'clock 
the large building was crowded to its utmost capacity, 1,260 being present, by actual 
count, while many others came later. Every class in the community was fully rep- 
resented, mechanics, merchants, professional men, and artisans of every kind being

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