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In the Circuit Court of the Fourth Circuit.
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Iu the matter of the Estate of David
PETITION FOR ALLOWANCE OF
ACCOUNTS AND FINAL DIS
CHARGE. The petition of D. MacKeiuie, admin
tstrator ol the estate of David Greig, de
ceased, having been filed, wherein he
asks that his accounts be examined and
approved, and that a final order be made
of distribution of the property remaining
iu his hands to the persons thereto en.
titled, and discharging him from all fur
ther responsibility as such administrator.
It is ordered, that Tuesday, the 16th
day of February, 1904, nt 9 o'clock a. 111.,
is the time set for the hearing, iu the
Courtroom of the Fourth Circuit Court at
South Hilo, Hawaii, at which time and
place ali persons concerned may appear
and show cause, if any they have, why
the prayer of the petition should not be
Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. 11, 1904.
liy the Court:
DANIEL PORTER, Clerk.
Ily Chan. Hitchcock, Deputy Clerk.
Wish & Ross,
Attorneys for Administrator. 11-4
Rome, Jan. 12. Boris Snrnfofl,
the Macedonian leader, is here.
Seoul, Jnn. 11. Additional Rus
sian and Itnlinu marines have ar
rived. .St. Petersburg, Jan. 12. The
Czarina is again ill. An abscess of
the ear is feared.
Shanghai, Jan. 11. The Chinese
general in command at Szechuan is
raising troops to prevent the ad
vance of the British into Thibet.
Aden, January 11. The British
forces in Somalilaud defeated the
Mad Mullah in a recent battle,
killing 1,000 of the Mullah's men.
Tientsin, Jan. 11. It is stated
that Russia has threatened to oc
cupy Peking in the event that
China forms an alliance with Japan.
London, Jan. 11. It is reported
on the best of authority that Ger
many will maintain strict neutrality
in case of war between Russia and
Berlin, Jan. 11. Russia has in
formed the Powers that she will re
spect the right of any nation in
Manchuria, guaranteed under treaty
Washington, Jan. n. Senator'
Morgan of Alabama today intro-1
duccd a resolution calling upon
President Roosevelt to construct the
Washington, Jan. n. Secretary
Hay has sent another note to Gen
eral Reyes, the Colombian commis
sioner, finally declining to reopen
the Panama case.
Washington, Jan. n. Senator
Morgan today introduced a res
olution calling upon the President to
proceed with the construction of
the Nicaraguau canal.
Aden, Jan. 12. The British Losses
iu the recent battle with the Mad
Mullah Somalilaud were two Eng
lish officers and seven men killed
and thirty-two wounded.
Aden, January 11. The British
forces in the'Somalilaud have had
a severe engagement with the army
of the Mad Mullah, killing 1,000 of
the Mad Mullah's followers.
Paris, Jan. 11. Severe gales on
the Mediterranean are reported to
be incommoding the Russian fleet
of warships. The battleships and
torpedo boats are detained by the
storm at Sudabay.
Tokio, Jan. 11. The Russian
warships are reported to have re
turned to Vladivostok. Despite
the impatience over the length of
the diplomatic negotiations with
Russia there is little excitement.
San Domingo, Jan. 11. The
revolutionists continue to throw
shells into the city. General Cas
tillo is reported to have defeated
San Cristobal in a bloody battle in
which many were killed and
Washington, Jan. 1 1 The Senate
today confirmed the nomination of
Mr. Buchanan, Minister to Panama;
Wm. II. Taft, Secretary of War;
Luke Wright, Governor of the
Philippines, and Henry C. Idc as
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upit:, j.ni. 11. int. J'M''" - ai -
cruisers have arrived here and em-
uarKea nrtuiery nun lorpcuo tunes
which were awaiting the war ves
sels. The cruisers made but a
short stay, sailing immediately for
Japan via the Suez.
Seoul, Korea, Jan. 11. The Jap -
anese Government made a demand
to the Korean- Government for the
recognition of a Japanese protec
torate over Korea. The demand
was unsuccessful as the Korean
Government has declined to recog
nize such influence.
CLOSER TO WAR.
"st Front, Orient Show ft lloswli
tips Aro luimlticiit.
Tokio, Jan. 12. The Chinese
Minister to Japan has cabled his
government that the -Russian reply
to Japan's second diplomatic note is
unacceptable and that immediate
war will ensue unless Russia re
cedes. He urges China to observe
a strict neutrality.
Tokio, Jan. 12. The secretary
of the Russian legation has left
here hurriedly on a warship with
important dispatches to Viceroy
London, Jan. 12. Russia's last
reply is practically identical with
the previous one except as to minor
concessions in Korea, which Japan
Manchester, Jan. 1 2. Premier .
Balfour in a speech referring to tjie
exigencies in the Far East said that
Great Britain would fulfill all her
Berlin, Jan. 1 2. Japan is buying 1
howitzers and Krupp guns in the
Washington Jan. 11. Advices
were received here today that Japan
has requisitioned thirty merchant
I vessels to be used as transports.
Seoul, Korea, Jan. 11. The Jan
anese Government has made an tin- J
'successful demand upon Korea that
it recognize n Japanese protectorate
over Korean domain. The Korean
Government will endeavor to main
tain its individuality even in event
Tokio, Jan. 11. Japan's formal
reply to the latest Russian note has
,-not yet been delivered.
Berlin, Germany, Jan. 11. Rus
sia has informed the Powers that
the Russian Government will re
spect the rights of any nation iu
Manchuria under treaties made
THE COUNTY IMIYS10IANS.
Hoard of Supervisors Divided as
Whom to Appoint.
Following the action of the Board
of Health, abolishing the Govern-
ment physicians, the Board 0f
Supervisors last Monday considered
the appointment of a County physi
cian. The subject was discussed at
two or three sittings of the Board.
The applications before the Board
were those of Dr. Stow, Dr. Rice
and Dr. Holland. After numerous
motions and cross firing of resolu
tions the matter was settled for the
time by the adoption of the follow
W11KRKAS, the Territorial Board
of Health has indicated a desire to
confer with the Board of Super
visors of the several counties of the
Territory relative to the appoint
ment of Health officers under sub
division 16 of Section 22 of the
County Act; and
Wiikkhas, it is desirable that
such conference shall be held prior
to the time of making such appoint
Whereas, Doctors Stow, Green-
field and Curtis, late Government
physicians of Hilo, Hamakua and
Olaa, respectively have kindly
tendered to the County of East
Hawaii their nrofessional services,
1 frce of charge, until such time as
lSaid appoimments SMaU be made:
I Now, therefore, be it resolved
'that all appointments under said
1 subdivision 16 and tinder subdivi
sion 3 of said section 22 of said Act
I be deferred until such time as the
1 Board of Supervisors of this County
shall have had an opportunity to
conferwith said Board of Health
with reference to the matters con -
tained iu said subdivisions, and that
in the meantime this Board accept there was any time limit, or that , " tWr
said offers of Doctors Stow, Green- there could be such, on the preset)- '" K KRNTWKLL. jK
!-,,-,. . . r , Getieral Manager HE
field and Curtis. tation of claims. Rrw
RICH OAIIU COUNTY.
Revenues Would llnye llecn
Twice Her Necessities.
Honolulu, Jan. 12. Oahu county
will have just double as much in
come as is necessary for the actual
maintenance of its government
salaries and current expenses as
well. From a rough estimate made
yesterday by Chairman Hocidug of
the Board of Supervisors, with the
assistance of Clerk Murray, it was
found that the cost of maintaining
the county government for one year
would be approximately $428,000.
This is entirely exclusive of any
improvements and included only
fl,o cnlnrffia rf nmmtt. nfTn.rc orl
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employes and the necessary cost of ,
The income for the year from all
sources has been estimated at S860.-
j000. which is about double the an-
tieipatcd amount of expense. This
includes income tax and licenses,
water receipts, and one-half of the
property tax of which the Territory
receives the other half.
It is estimated that the county
will have at its disposal for building
bridges, new roads, etc., and for the
erection of county buildings, if
necessary, the sum of $400,000. Of
course there is a chance that a large
proportion of this balance may be
expended for aiding the health -de
partment, and in assistance to hos
pitals. There is also being talked
setting aside of a sum of
for permanent improve
such as building bridges,
The heaviestdrain onthecounty's
income will be the police depart
ment, which will require an annual
expenditure of about $180,000. The
road department will be the next
most expensive department of the
government, while thecotirts are ex
pected to cost in the neighborhood
of $25,000 a year.
Assessor Pratt has furnished to
the Board of Supervisors a state
ment of the probable revenue for
the first six mouths of the present
year, before the heavy taxes are
'l,aid ' November,
jis as loiiows:
poll $ ic 699.00
Carts and drays 3,220.00
Dogs and taxs ii5457o
The county will not have a surp
lus on hand until after the Novem
ber collections, but no permanent
improvement will be made until the
money is available, although plans
may be made beforehand.
Atkinson Assumes Olllee.
Honolulu. Jan. 12. A. L. C. At
kinson, Secretary of the Territory,
took actual hold of his office yester
day morning. His commission was
only received from Washington the !
evening before he left in the U. S. J
1 S. Iroquois with the Government I
I expedition to Lanai and Kalioolawe, '
which returned in the first hour of,
I Sunday morning. Secretary At-1
kinson's instalation relieves Gover-'
I nor Carter of much routine iu ad-
ministrative affairs, as the Gover
nor has been keeping up the ordi
nary business Oi" the office since his
own incumbency of it.
This morning the Secretary will
resume the settlement of the Chi-
many as possible will be sent in,"
j Mr. Atkinson said yesterday after-1
! noon, "as I want to get through
I with them." He did not think
I iiese fuud claims. "I hope as J """" "" tjifl
WAY TO MARRIAGE.
Attorney (lencral Ulros Legal Ad
Vice to the Cupid Enthralled. .
The following opinion will be in
structive to those who entered wed
lock between January 1 and 13,
Honolulu, T. H., Jan. 11, 1904.
Hon. Geo. R. Carter, Governor
Territory of Hawaii.
Sir: Iu answer to your request
of even date, as to the right of
agents dulv authorized , to grant
marriage licenses, pending the
qualifying of tax collectors for the
County of Oahu, I would reply as
Sec. 353 of the County Act reads:
"It shall be the duty of the tax
,, . ,.
collector to grant marriage licenses
in conformity with the laws; and
for each licens the said tax col
lector shall receive a fee of one
dollar to be paid by the party ap
By Section 49 of the same Act,
tax collectors may appoint deputies,
who shall have the same power as
their principals iu regard to all acts
required to be performed by said
Under these sections the power
is undoubtedly taken from the
agents as provided by the Legisla
ture, and placed iu the hands of tax
collectors and their deputies, but
such power cannot be exercised by
such tax collector and deputies un
til they have duly qualified, and
until there is such an officer those
holding licenses from the Territorial
Government continue to act.
It is .1 well set principle of law,
that there should never be an inter
regnum when officials whose term
has expired, by limitation that
otherwise can be made to hold over,
and as the present agents issuing
marriage licenses wquld have con
tinued iu office iu the absence of
the provisions of the county law,
they shall continue iu office, iu my
opinion, and have the right to act
until the officials under the County
Act have duly qualified.
It is. also a matter of public policy
that there should be persons within
the County of Oahu, Territory of
Hawaii, who should have the right
to issue marriage licenses, and only
those duly appointed under the
Territory have that right until the
qualification of the necessary county
Washington, Jan. 11. The Jap
anese Government has requisitioned
thirty merchant vessels for service
as transports. These advices indi
cate that Japan is nearly ready to
begin the invasion of Korua and
that she Will within a few days
more take the initial steps towards
dislodging the Russian forces from
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