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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1905.
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OPPOSITE SPRECKELS' BUILDING
Notice lo Creditors.
In the Circuit Court of the Fourth Circuit,
Territory of Hawaii.
AT ClIAMllKKS IN 1'ROIiATM.
In the matter of the Estate of ALBERT
O. ZIMMERMANN, deceased.
Notice i9 hereby given that the under
signed 1ms been appointed executrix
under the will of the Estate of Albert
O. Zimmerman, deceased.
All creditors of said deceased are
hereby notified to present their claims,
secured or unsecured, duly verified and
with proper vouchers, if any, to the
undersigned at Mountain View, Hawaii,
T. II., within six mouths from nud after
the date of this notice, otherwise such
claims, ifntty, will be forever barred.
Hilo, Dec. s6, 1905.
W. S. Wish
Attorney for Estate. 94
PROPOSED RUSSIAN SETTLEMENT MAY FAIL
OF DELINQUENT SHARES OF THE
WAIPIO LIMALAU, LTD.
By order of the Board of Control of the
WAIPIO LIMALAU, LTD., for non
payment of assessments due, I will sell at
public auction at Honokaa, Hamakua,
County of Hawaii, on Saturday, Decem
ber 30th, 1905, at is o'clock noon, all of
the following numbered Certificates of
Shares issued by the above Company,
unless the amounts due are paid to the
undersigned on or before the above day:
The prospects of a speedy settlement of the Kapaa land question, ns
propliecied by the Honolulu papers, seems to have received a set back!
'owing to the disagreement between th; Makec Sugar Co. on Kauai1
mid the renresentntives of the Russian seiners. 1
Col Z. S. Spauldiug, tcpresentiug the plantation has not entered into
any contract with the prospective settlers for grinding of their cane and
until a satisfactory and unequivocal urjieemcut to that effect can he nr-
ranged, it seems likely that the proposition may fall through. A board
of appraisers appointed by the Commissioner of Publjc Lnnds has placed
a very low valuation upon the land, with a view of inducing the Russian
'settlers to locate permanently upon it. Their report has been given to
Commissioner Piatt, but ils contents will not be disclosed.
Governor Carter is heartily in sympathy with the movement and it is
1 claimed is doing all he can to further negotiations to an amicable settle
(incut. On the other hand it is conteulcd by Jas. B. Castle, who repre
isents the Russian settlers, that unless a contract can be drawn up secur
ing to the planters a market for their cane at a reasonable figure and at
I the time for harvesting, it is better that the land remain idle or in the
hands ot the present lessee, which ts the Makee Sugar Co.
Unless such a grinding contract be assured to the Molokaus, the
government cannot offer them an acceptable proposition for settling upon
the lands. Governor Carter disclaims iiiy power in the premises to
compel the plantation to enter into such a contract.
The Makee Sugar Company holds from the goveimcnt from 3,000 to
4,000 acres, under lease which expires in about eighteen mouths. In the
latter part of November, Captain Demons representing the Molokaus, a
Russian sect not unlika the Quakers, investigated the possibilities of
settlement of cane land by his countrymen. Providing the Makee Sugar
Co. would cancel a certain tract of govei.nent laud and to take the cane
grown by the settlers, Captain Demons proposed to bring to Kauai a
colony of about 130 families, or between Soo and 1000 people, who
would become permanent settlers.
It is stated that these people are the v cry best kind of settlers. They
will make their homes here and will spunl their money here. It will not
be sent back to Russia, as the Japanese send theirs to Japan. The idea
is to have them take up the laud ns a settlement association in tracts of
about 40 acres to each family. About half of it is suitable for cane cul
tivation and the rest can be used for ether agricultural purposes. It
will, if the plan is carried through, be opened on the purchase lease
system, so they will be able to spend the first money they make on im
provements and pay for the land later on. These men arc not paupers,
but have money with which they can make a good start.
Owing to the disagreement between the plantation and the Russians'
representatives the plan seems likely to fall through.
Dated Honokna Dec. 13th, 1905. 8-3
President Against Jap Exclusion.
Several Califomians called on the .'.e'ent, among them one or two
members of the California Congressional delegation, says the dan Fran
cisco Chronicle. The President was in a furious temper over the intro
duction of the Japanese exclusion bill. One of the Califomians told
this story of what occurred:
"What on earth did you Califomians mean by introducing such a
bill?" burst out the President as he erected them. "Don't you know
Czar Re -
London, December 22
cision of the majority of
Minions tor Panama.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 21. President Roosevelt today signed the
bill appropriating eleven million dollars for the Panama Canal.
Latest Sugar Quotations.
San Francisco, Cal., Dec. 22.ofr Test Centrifugals, 3.025c; per
ton, $72.50. 88 analysis beets, 8s. id.; per ton, $74.80.
Mutiny in Manchuria.
Vladivostok. December 21. The mutinv in the Matiohiirimi nrmv is
extending. The Cossacks fired the barracks at Tomsk where 000
mutineers were confined. It is reported that all of the prisoners per
ished. The Cossacks also fired other houses and massacred 120 persons,
Bob Fitzsimmons Meets Defeat.
San Francisco, Dec. 20. O'lkien got the decision in the thirteenth
round. Fitzsimmons collapsed.
San Francisco, Dec. 20. The betting on the fight between Fitzsim
mons and O'Brien is 10 to 8 for Fitzsimmons.
For Hawaiian Lighthouses.
Washington, I"). C, Dec. 19. Bills providing for lighthouses at Maka
puti Point and Honolulu have been favorably reported.
Philippines To Be Exempt.
Washington, D. C, Dec. 19. The Committee on Ways and Means
has reported a bill admitting Philippine products to the United States
free of duty, with the exception of sugar and tobacco. These products
are to be admitted at 25 per cent, below the Dingley rates until 1909,
when they shall also be free.
Embezzlement and Conspiracy.
London, Dec. 22. Hugh Watt, formely a member of Parliament,
liar, bet.: rculciisx'il to five yea..- unal scivitude fo coiupriy to murder
the divorced wife of Sir Reginald Beauchamp.
New York, Dec. 20. Abe Hummel the theatrical and divorce attor
ney, was convicted of conspiracy in a divorce suit and sentenced today,
to serve one year in prison and to pay a fine of $500.
Abe Hummel is one of the most noted attorneys in the United States,
Trouble Ahead in China.
-Martial law has been declared in Shanghai. For
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such a thing is preposterous? With our great trade openings in the TeiR iy Known as counsel aim attorney or actors mid dramatists.
Orient, and our peculiar relations with those countries, and with our He ,ias been connected with many cases made notable because of tne
solemn treaty with Japan, which is the supreme law of the laud? Do I prominence of his theatrical clients He was formerly of the firm of
you suppose I would approve a bill that would be in violation of a treaty I Uo"?, Hmn which defended Carlyle Harris in one of the most
and an affront to Japan? Why, I would veto it if were passed iinani- I otablc ,ul,rilcr trials -'vcr held v York.
"This bill represents the sentiment of a large part of the population
on the Pacific Coast," replied a California!!. "It is introduced by the
Calirornia delegation, composed of Republicans. We understand that a
committee is coming here with the intention of having a similar bill
introduced by a Democrat, who will try to make it appear that the
regular delegation is opposed to the anti-Japanese sentiment in Cali
fornia." "Who are these people?" asked the President.
"Well, the committee is headed by Mr. Livemash, and other mem
"Send them to me! Send them to me!" exploded the President,
gritting his teeth and pounding the desk with his fist. "I'll veto the
bill and deport Livcrnash!"
The Califomians promised to suggest to I.ivemash and his associates
that they call at the White House.
"Send them to me!" shouted the President, as the Califomians de
parted, "I'll tell them what I think of Japanese exclusion."
It is said Senator Perkins intended to introduce a bill identical with
McKinlay's bill, excluding the Japanese and Koreans, but when he
heard of the President's threat to deport Liveruash he concluded to let
the House wrestle with the subject.
Speaker Cannon met ex-Representative Loud. "Loud ' he exclaimed,
Shanghai, Dec. 19.-
eigners are firming.
Shanghai, China, Dec. 19. The news received from the interior
disquieting. Missionaries are being recalled to the coast cities. .
Shanghai, China, Dec. 19. An armed patrol is maintaining order.
Additional warships are arriving.
Shanghai, China, Dec. 20. The situation here is quiet. Volunteers
and sailors from the warships are remaining on duty as a precaution.
Peking, China, Dec. 20. The Kinpress has ordered an investigation
of the Shanghai riots.
Shanghai, Dec. 2 ir Order has been restored.
Revolution Is Spreading.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 20. The revolutionary forces of Russia
are confident that the great sti ike will break the Government's back.
The telegraph operators have refused to send messages signed bv the
"what in do you lellows out in (Jalitoruia mean by introducing bills F,mperor to Linevitcn. 1 lie strike lias already begun at Moscow.
to exclude the Japanese from the United States? Are you trying to stir St. Petersburg, Russia, Dee. 20. The strike promises to be extensive.
up tilings so mat we win ngiu uuiuese exclusion: you ci oetier icave 1 Many of the largest lactones cease work today. Papers suspended by
well enough alone."
These incidents, taken with the comments of Eastern Senators and
Representatives and Kastem newspaper discussion, indicate how long
and hard the fight will be before the exclusion of Japanese laborers is
accomplished. Several Southern Represeutrtives who formerly favored
Chinese exclusion are now nnxious to have the Chinese admitted in
order to meet the labor scarcity in the South.
Kauai's Election Contest Case.
The insurgents have
Luna, man of experience. Right pay
to right mini, Foward application to
'Ambitious" Tkiuunk Oi'I'ICK. 9-3
the censorship are appearing under other names,
seized the State treasury in Tecum province.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 21. The great strike throughout the
empire has begun. The leaders at Moscow declare that the strike is the
beginning of a revolution.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 22. The city is quiet. Two workmen's
councils have been arrested. The Berlin train with European mails
departed with a soldier crew. Reports from Moscow indicate serious
collisions and disorder. Ten thousand armed revolutionists are in posses
sion of Khartoff. Troops are preparing to recaptuie the town.
The Supreme Court has reversed Judge Hardy's decision ousting D. Moscow, Dec. 22. The town is in darkness. Fifty thousand factory
Kanealii from office of Supervisor of Kauai County. The court holds bauds are idle and the troops are confined to barracks. .
that the election is valid even if the conditions required prior to election -
were not complied with. The suit vas brought by the late C. II. Wills,
Kanealii's competitor in the campaign, it being charged that signatures 1 .MOSSS StNKfi Th miiehni it RllSRia
to Kanealii's petition had been fotged. The syllabus says: ; u
I "The provisions of the election laws relating to nominations arc man-! St. Petersburg, Dec. 19. The general htrike which has been called to
I datory in the sense ih.it the officers to whom they apply are obliged and be effective throughout nil Russia next Thursday, the 28th, has been
I may be required to comply with them before election; but a failure to endorsed by the union of the unions, the railroadeis union, the union of
1 comply with them does not, in the absence of a provision so declaring, ' the peasants and by the councils of woikingineu in both St. Petersburg
I invalidate the election unless it prevents a fair vote. The election of a and Moscow.
county supervisor is not void because the signatures to the petition for ' The strike will effect every industry in the empire. The strikers de-
his nomination were forged." The opinion of the court, by Chief clare that this colossal strike is the direct result of the recent arrests
which nave ueen mane 01 iaor leaders, tne orders to newspapers to sus
pend publication and other attempts to supress the present strikes.
They maintain that the Russian government has virtually thrown
doubtless the office would be vacated or he could be ousted, from it , down the gauntlet for the final struggle. Predictions, 011 the other
iiatui, are maue tnai tne striKe win ne a lauttre on account 01 tne ap
proaching holiday season. As an indication of the temper of the people,
Admiral Rojestvensky, who commanded the Russian fleets in the disas
trous battle of the Sea of Japan, arrived home yesterday nud was given
a hearty reception by the populace. A delegation fioin the Bourse has
arrived from Moscow for the purpose of imploring Premier De Witle to
prevent the proposed strike. They predict that if it is permitted to go
forward the country will be plunged into general bankruptcy,
"The circuit judges did not liud that tne respondent lumselt was im
plicated in the fraud or forgery. If he was, and should be convicted,
tinder section 18 of the Organic Act.
"The judgment appealed from is reversed."
Famine in Manchuria.
Courland, Dec. 20. The railway union has resolved to run troip
trains to Manchuria to convey grain to the famine districts.