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Onnoslte Peacock it Co., I11I.O
A WOltTIIY OAKFXIt.
Incorporated Under tlie 1iws of tin '
Territory of Hawaii.
CAl'ITAJ,, f 200,000.
1'EACOCK BLOCK, HILO.
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The lute Judge Morris M.
I'. I'HCK I'reiltlcttt.
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or .Mollis M. liter
would linvc been sixty-nine yenrs
old had lie lived another two weeks,
lie was horn in the little township
of Freehold, Warren County, Pa.,
on November 10, 1834. His father,
Ausel Estee, a native of Buffalo, N.
Stale outside of the Metropolis and
tlie rest of the Republican ticket
was elected but the Imiiriiilriit work
in Snn Francisco could not he over
come. tN NATIONAL A I'l'AIRS.
Judge Kstce had a. name in na
tional politics. He whs one of the
presidenta) electors when Ruth ford
B. Hayes was elected President and
ily and Morris was tlie eldest.
When a mere child his parents
moved from Freehold to Erie coun
ty, in the same State, and there
Estee spent his early life the same
as other children of farms did.
lie attended the public schools and
later a st-called select school. But
his ambitious were beyond the lim
its of his father's farm, and after
SDctidini! two years at Wakerford
Tlie National Hank of the Re- I ,.,,. , , ,r ,. ....
r w......f," 1 V.tUi;il , u JHU IMlllllJ, ilK 15-
I oniloii soiveu to siriKe out aiuiic in 411 est
! while a delegate to the National
Y., was a Well-to-do farmer of the RepUblicati Convention of 1888 had
time honored Kastern type. There j the mmma mi0T of ljeIl,K eiectcli
were nine children in the Estee fam-1 president thereof, Mr. Kstee was
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m Invitations Uncle Sam's Cigar Store1
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B Announcements ' R0BERT NNES LiLLE
WSm Call at lribmic Office commission merchant
Mhk and iirokrr.
SaEvgiS , - ! Hspnrter of Island 1'roduce.
of fortune. The stories that came
eastward concerning the great
riches of the then undeveloped Gol
den State made Kstee eager to join
the great army of young men that
traveled west. At tlie age of twen
ty he found himself in California
and at once wciu to the Kl Dorado
county gold mines, where he spent
two yeais. While leading the
roiiL'h life of a miner he continued
to work as a student, and he soon
' learned that his way to success lay
through intellect rather than muscle,
lie then took up the study of law
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in 111c uiin-i.- ui j iiugu i-. ill. i illllU-
ing, a fellow l'ennsylvaniau, and in
1859 was admitted to the practice
of law. He hung out his shingle
in Sacramento and during his first
years as a struggling lawyer found
that his business was not sj heavy
but what he could dabble in poli
tics. In 1863 he was elected to the
lower house of the Legislature, his
work during the session of that
year being recognized by the people
of Sacramento by his election to
the office of district attorney, which
he held until 1866.
SUCCKSS IN SAN l'KANCISCO.
Ill 1868 Kstee removed to San
Francisco. There we-c brilliant
opportunities at the Golden Gate
at that time for young attor
neys. He soon had a large prac
tice and built up a reputation as
one of the leading lawyers of the
State. In 1871 he made himseli
politically felt by his fight for Booth
for the Governorship. After the
latter's nomination Kstee was made
secretary of the State Republican
Central Committee, in which posi
tion his ability as an organizer of
political forces was apparent in a
remarkable degree. In 1875 Mr.
Kstee was sent to the State As
sembly from San I'rancisco, and
was chosen Speaker of the House
with little or no opposition. In
187S he was a member of the Con
stitutional Convention which framed
the new constitution for California.
At the close of this work he re
turned to Sau Kraucisco and re
sumed the practice of law. In 1880
he was selected as one of the fifteen
freeholdeis to frame a new city
charter for San Kraucisco.
Mr. Kstee was once described as
"A man who combines a hitherto
unsatisfied desire for office with a
recognized fitness for it." His
ambition was a great one. He
wished to be Governor of California,
haps later President of the United
disappointing uphill work. In 1882,
the Democratic tidal wave year
when even Pennsylvania and Massa
chusetts elected Democratic execu
tives in protest agninst the machine
proclivities of the Arthur adminis
tration, he stood against Gen. Geo.
Stonetnan for Governor of Cali
fornia. Mr. Kstee's high qualities
were unable to counteract the anti
Republican mania which had swept
a member of the Pan-American
Congress of 1890, and left the im
press of his ability on the delibera
tions of that body.
Mr. Kstee tried more than once
to become a member of the Cnbinet
but the factional snirit and rniliv.iv !
opposition 111 California mid the
nolitie.il itieniisemiiMir,i nf iln 53tnti
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,. ltl!1,ii,, , t.i c i.: 1 oiciiiiciB 1.1 mi- innivc iiuc miming 111 uoiiiieeiuiii wmi me vauauiau raciuc nuil-
was usually accountable for his de-, WftV Company, 11. C, and Sydney. N S. V and calling at Victoria, 11. C, Honolulu,
feat. Yet -President McKinley Suva and Ilrisb.ine. Q., are duo at Honolulu on or about the dales below
would have undoubtedly made Ks- 8 " u , z-
Iv. IMJRlsriSR OO.
Canadian-Australian Royal Mail SS. Co.
tee Secretary ol the Interior had
Hitchcock resigned that post in
March of last year. Kstee was a 1
candidate for U. S. Senator fiom
California in 1S90. j
HIS Al'I'OINTMHNT TO HAWAII.
From Vancouver nnd Victoria B.C.
For llrisbaue, Q.uiid Sydney:
MOANA SHUT. 26
AORANOI NOV. ai ,
MOANA I)l-C. 19
From Sydney, Brisbane (Q).
For Victoria and Vancouver, 11. C:
AORANOI OCT. 21
MOAN. NOV. 18
MIOWKRA DISC. 16
Kstee was appointed Kederal
District Judge of Hawaii by Presi
dent McKinley June 4, 1900. Ik
was appointed for six years at an
annual salary of $5,000. It is said
that he was President McKinley's
own special choice for the post and
the endorsement of Senator Per
r ins cinched the decision. He was
opposed for this nomination by '
Judge W. K. Gieene, of Alameda
county and quite a bitter fight was '
waged for the appointment by tlie
Judge Kstee thus served but half '
of his term. He spent exactly
three years in Honolulu before tak
ing a vacation on the Coast during '
last August. On that occosion he
was banqueted by the Union League
club in Sau Krancisco. On his re-,
turn to Honolulu his health did not
seem to have improved.
Judge Kstee rendered a great i
many decisions here that have been I
of vital interest to the Territory. I
He has had to wrestle with difficult !
proinbles in the matter of Chinese ' n. ohUndt.
Kxclusion, the insular cases and the J.c. OhUndt,
cases in which the United States j
secured land for the works at Pearl .
Harber, but it has been universally
recognized that his decisions were j
fair and according to law. He was j
a good type of that rugged honesty '
that is wanted upon the American
bench. He worked very hard. His ,
law library numbered some four
thousand volumes and from six or
seven o'clock in the morning until !
late at night one could find him
busily engaged among his books
looking up innumerable authorities
to back up every decision rendered. '
But despite his heavy law work
he had time to make a reputation
as a speaker. His Memorial Day '
addresses, speeches at Bar Associ-'
ation banquets, and his Washing
ton's birthday speeches of the last
two years brought out a high phi
losphy and patriotism. He was an 1
authority on what the duties of a 1
citizen of the Republic should be I
and in the easy and unconstrained !
utterances of his speeches, piquant,
humorous, scholarly and forecful,
he made a reputation as an impres
Judge Kstce was a Past Grand
Master in the Masonic Order.
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Judge Kstee was married in 1S63
to Miss Faucis Devine, a daughter '
of Judge Devine of Sau Jose and
his family has always been a pleas
ant one. His widow is well known 1
in Honolulu social circles. Besides ,
his wife, Judue Kstee leaves one1
daugter, Mrs. Charles J. Deering,
whose husband is cashier of the
Union Trust Company of San
Francisco. Mrs. Deering was in
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a cabinet minister, antl per-, '" vimi.H ..-, imikuw nvu
later President of the United 'e"f. a0 Jmle ,aml ,Mrs- XfK?lc,e
,WH 1 fnf lnnif ltniitwritr flnMlilif KTnlw.1
is political career from . by dcaU, in Murci. I000 lhree
onward was one of stern and 1 months before they came to Ha
oncic vi:rv wKAvrirv.
Outside of law and mining Judge
Kstee had a great deal to do with
horticulture. He was at one time
President of tlie California Horti
cultural Society. He had an ex
tensive vineyard in Napa and the
hospitality of his home was cele
brated. He was once a man of
considerable wealth but it was al
most all swept away by misfortune.
His extensive vineyard was ruined
over the country and he was de- by the phylloxera and to enable
featod. Among his enemies was him to to replant it with resistant
the Southern Pacific Railroad. vll,es ,le ,m(1 to mortgage the prop-
the fight for the California Govcr- ai,d oliler personal effects of 110
ship. He headed the Republican , great value, Judge Kstee leaves
ticket against James C. lludd but iTe insurance of $10,000, and some
was deprived of the governorship property interests in California.
, r 1 r 1 .1 o Judge Kstee has closed a disting-
by successful fraud in the San , u4e(lh cam.r , whch he ,,,
braucisco voting precincts and by risen from the boy of the farmyard
railroad opposition. He carried the 1 to become n national figure.
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to he correct.
Agent for the Hawaiian Islands
0KD1-KS FILLIvl) AT SHOUT NOTICE.
To call your attention to a new collection of
Hawaiian Songs just published by us entitled
'SONGS OF, HAWAII "
f his collection contains a number of old Songs
and Jlulas never previously published. This
book is beautifully illustrated. Price $1.50
postpaid. Order direct of the
BERGSTROM MUSIC CO., Honolulu
Box 576, Honolulu, T. H.
The HILO TRIBUNE
JOB PRINTING DEPARTMENT