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Vol. III. No. 625.
HONOLULU, H. I., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1897.
Price 5 Cents,
TORRENS LAND TRANSFER
IN THE HIGHER COURTS
TWO RIVAL BOAT CLUBS
PROTEM. WHARF FOR HILO I WOMAN'S BOARD MEETING
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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
Published every day except Sunday at
210 King Street, Honolulu, H. I.
Per Month, anywhoro lu tho Ha
waiian Islands S 76
Per Year. 8 00
Per Year, postpaid to America,
Canada, or Mexico 1000
Per Year, postpaid, other Foreign
Oountrlos 13 00
Payable Invariably In Advance.
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B. L. FINNEY, Manager.
Beautiful eyes grow dull and dim
A the swift year steal away.
Beautiful, willowy forms so slim
" lose fairness with every day.
But she still Is queen and hath charms to
Who wears youth's coronal beautiful hair.
will preserve your hair, and thus pre
serve your youth. "A woman is as
old as she looks," says the world. No
woman looks ri9 old as she is if her
hair has preserved its normal beauty.
You can keep hair from falling out,
restoring its normal color, or restore
the normal color to gray or faded hair
by the use of
GOLD MEDALS cZVZ'
Hollister Drug Co., Ltd.
Bole Agents for the Itepublio ot Hawaii
Have lust opened Cases of
Black, 7001 girting
New Tailor Goods
Etc.,- Etc., Etc.
Vou Holt Block, King Street,
I ,David Dayton,
I Real Estate Broker.
209 Merchant Street.
1 Surrey in Qno order; price $200.
House and Lot. 75x165 ft,, on No. 71
Young street) parlor, 3 bodroomi, kitohen
Lot on Wilder avenue 100x300 ft., fenced,
Lots on Klnau and l'ilkoi streets.
IToubo on lleretania street, near Pilkol
street 1 4 rooms.diuing room, kitchen, bath
room aud an empty lot to keep a horse.
Architect and Superintendent
13l. Ollico: 305 Fort street,
Bprockola' Block, lloom 5.'
fHiflt rf i-Mftn. l.tiWii1.i.iiiiitliii ' '"'TffllM, i
ri.ni: the local ronmiNsioN
Legislature Kltnnlil Iaa This Need-
ed Rploriu Next Year -Much
Time nnd Expense Naved.
Tbo last Legislature would
probably liavo passed Represent
ative Robertson's bill to simplify
the transfer of laud titles under
what is known as tbe Torrens
system had it boon better acquaint
ed with its actual workings. In
stead, however, of passing the bill
the wholo subject was referred to
a commission of which Represent
ative Robertson was made chair
man. If the Bulletin is cor-
rectlv informed that commission
has not yet held a meeting or
done anything toward accom
plishing the work delegated to it
by the Legislature.
It is time the matter wob agitat
ed and something done. The
costly system of transfers at pres
ent in vogue is too far behind the
ago tor present requirements,
let alono the constantly increasing
expense incurred in fees for
searching titles, drawing up trans
fers aud recording, all of which
are douo an ay with uuder the
Tho Torreus land transfer sys
tem is the best, if not the only,
system for the retorm of our cum
brous aud costly methods of
changing tho ownership of real
estate. Tho disadvantages of tho
present system aro well known.
The cost and annoyance of get
ting abstracts of title, of having
legal ( 1 ) advice upon the suffici
ency of the abstract, of getting
deeds, etc, has been impressed
upon every man who has had oc
casion to buy or sell land or raise
money on mortgago. This cost
and annoyance increases every
voar. The system is simple today
compared to what it must become
in a century if it is allowed to
develop on present lines. No in
vestigation of titlo is now conclu
sive unless on a suit at law, aud
at every transfer the whole series
of records must be traced back to
the original titlo.
The Torrens Land System bill
to bo reported by tho commission
to the next Legislature and which
should bo promptly passed by
that body will make the beginning
of the end of tho present costly
methods. It will provide means
by whioh a title once investigated
and certified by a court and reg
istered may thereafter be trans
ferred by certificate bb readily as a
share of stock. The state's certi
ficate of title will thereafter bo
conclusive evidence of ownership,
and a transfer of that ownership
becomes a simple matter of sur
rendering ono certificate and
taking out another. Tho measure
is not compulsory. It interferes
with no present rights or customs
of tho poople. But it opons tho
way to plaoo property under tho
new systora and gives an owner
the opportunity, when he has
once gono to tho expense of veri
fying the title to his property, of
making it needless to examine the
Nobody would think of making
the purchaser of a bond or a
share of stock or a ship search
tho record of every transfer back
to tho origiual owner before he
could feel safe in buying it. Such
a proposition would bo considered
absurd. There is no loss absurdity
in maintaining tho prosont system
for transferring land.
It would sooiu to be tho duty of
tbo Commission to gather such an
array of facts and figures con
cerning tho now systom a in
roadinesa for uso in supporting
tboir bill that the Logislaturo will
havo nc possiblo oxouso for not
passing it, bittorly fought as it no
doubt will bo by a few attorneys
and soarchors of records who liavo
a lucrative monopoly in tho pro
Hout cumbrous inothodu.
V. liniOSD MIN K. C. .MAC-
fam.ank Fou iu.rli i.or.
IJectnciil Null of lr. Ferunnilpx .
S. C. Dwlalu-.siiiiilrj- Mntlrrs
W. W. Dimond hai brought it
bill in equity Against E. 0. Mac
farlanc, to compel him to oxeeuto
a sublease) of premises at tho Wui
kiki beach, in accordance with au
alleged agreement, and for an in
junction to restrain tho respon
dent from aHsiguing tho leaso
from tho Bishop Estate covering
the property of which that in
question is a part. The complain
ant alleges that he was the origin
al lessee of the main property,
and assigned it to the respondent
on condition of getting a sublease
of a beach front lot, but that tbe
sublease given to him cuts out the
beach frontage and therewith the
bathing and fishing privileges that
formed his chief desire. A bond
in S1000, with Geo. H. Paris as
surety, has been doposited in court
by tho complainant, against nnv
legal damages that may accrue to
the respondent as a result of the
lu the case of Raymond vs.
Paiu Plantation, plaiutitl objects
to ouo exception of defendant,
entered to judgment, because it
was not noted in court.
An order to Bruco Cartwiight,
trustee of Holt estate, has been
made by Judge Perry, tor pay
ment of necessary, expenses, in
the guardiauship of John D. and
James It. Holt.
Judge Perry refused a motion
of A. G. Correa, attornoy for
libellant, to restoro the discon
tinued divorce caso of Arayal vs.
Arayal to the calendar, no new
libel having been filed.
Abraham Fernandez has
brought a suit iu ejectment, with
a claim of $500 damages, against
Samuel U. Dvinbt, for 38 1UU aero
of land at Kalihi.
THE SEW LAWYER.
Halls from New Jersey mid Hakes
Ab stated yesterday, Samuel
J. Macdonald was admitted to the
Hawaiian bar that day. Papers in
connection with his admission in
clude the highost testimonials
from the State of Now Jersey, in
which for more than thirteen years
he has practised as an attorney
arid a counsellor bucIi distinction
in the profession being made in
that State. Mr. Macdonald was
also a master in chancery for New
Jersey. A card elsewhere shows
that Mr. Macdonald haB already
enterod into partnership with A.
S. Humphreys, who for some
few years now has been a pro
minent and highly esteemed mem
ber of the local bar. Mr. Mac
donald at one time held tho res
pousible position of Oity Attorney
of Newark, N. J., filling the samo
to the 'satisfaction of the City
Gouucil and tho peoplo at large.
Tho new firm has the bost wishes
of the Bulletin for a prosperous
It Is Now Csutnlu llericer.
This is the 25th anniversary of
Professor Henri Bergor's employ
ment by tho Hawaiian Govern
ment as band master. In re
cognition of his long and faithful
services President Dole today ap
pointed him as an aide-do-camp
on bis personal staff with the rank
of captain. Tho Bulletin congra
tulates you, Captain Borger.
Wo don't oxpoct you to givo ub
tho proforouco if what wo havo to
soil is inferior or our prices high
er than our rivals, but whon wo
offer n suporior artiolo for Iobb
monoy, you do yourself a wrong
by not looking into tho matter.
Call and hoo our samples of
portrait work. King Ilroa,, 110
ifalani ortnr.iiH jtitk of ob
miu: myiitli; iiaiige.
Fnlr VI ur Wmilril Cmiipptltliui Tint
Ik Klillnir-AllPKKl Hitler
At least ono nf tbo prominent
members of the Healani Boat
Club iloos not think that his orga
nization lino bepn getting a square
deal in some of the papers. When
interviewed regarding tho rumor
ed intention of that club to follow
the example of the Myrtle Boat
Club in getting a new racing
bargn ho talked straight up and
down about the relations existing
between those two aquatio bodies.
He was checked at tho outset of
his talk with a question about an
assertion freely made around
town by some Myrtle men, to tho
effect tbat on every occasion of
cross purposes their Club gives up
more thau half of tho road and a
piece of the drain.
"About tho dances, for in
"Yes, take tho mattor of dancos.
Tho lleahiuis beitfg in debt de
cided that a monthly moonlight
dance would be a nico way to
help got out of debt. Thore was
nothing of the kind in the Myr
tles' program, and, when they went
to havo a dance on tho samo night,
wo tried to arrange otherwise by
a couforonco, but they would not
give us (iuy satisfaction.
"Now, about boats. Tho con
staut driving of ono club to get
better boats than tho other for
racing takes more monoy than
any of tho clubs can stand. This
sort of thing wbb going on, how
over, until last 'year, when, under
an arraugemont of the Rowing
Association, it was agreed that we
should get those two four-oared
practise shells, identical in ma
and ono for each club, from Au
"So for so good, but lately tho
Myrtles determined to got a bettor
racing barge yes, six oared a
bettor ono than ours. They sont
an order to Rogers of San Fran
cisco for tho barge, but taking
care not to notify the Healanis
of their purpose beforehand.
"Well, I may as well tell you
that the last steamer took away an
order from us for a barge to be
made by Rogers and exactly on
the same modol as tho one order
ed by the Myrtles.
"If ours prove to be twenty
pounds heavier, so long as the
model is strictly followed, we
won't kiok, or if ten pounds light
er thau theirs they will havo no
right to kick. Wo take our
chances on that point.
"I think our action in this mat
ter shows that we want to bo
square, as well as avoid ruinous
competition in getting now boats.
We might if we chose had ordered
a paper boat from Waters of New
York, which would bo far lighter
than the Myrtles' barge, and they
would havo had no reason to com
plain. "Wo roally do not want to row
in better boats tha"n our opponents,
as thou if we won tho victory
would be attributed to the boat.
"It is charged by some of tho
combativo members of tho Myrtlo
that we aro in league against that
club with tho Leilani Boat Club.
There is nothing in this chargo,
although wo may mako any com
bination we ohooso, especially to
ensure a fair field and no favor in
Tho Healani man, in tho courso
of conversation, said thoro woro
no nicer follows than eonio ho
named in tho Myrtles. But
naming othors ho said thoy woro
very radical and unduly bittor in
Tho oldest woodoH building in
tho world is a churoh at Borg
Biiud, Norway. It was eroded in
tho olovonth contury anil froquont
ooutn of pitoh have prcHOivou tho
wood from decay.
FOR ACCOMMODATION OF PANSt.M)
EMS AND FRKIGIlr.
( erve Ifnlll n dp Water Whorl
Chii Be Ilullt mi Well Con- I
sldered Plans. I
James A. King, Minister of tbo
Intorior, was spokon. to regarding
insinuations of the Hawaii
Horald, a Hilo paper, to the effect
that ho was not well disposed to
ward a wharf for Hilo.
"The Horald thinks that, bo
cause I am in tho Wiilder Steam
ship Company, I am opposed to a
wharf at Hilo," he laughingly
"Hilo is going to havo,a wharf
right away, for passengers, freight
aud mails. It is to bo at tho
mouth of tho Waiakea river, run
ning foro and aft with tho stream.
"Tho wharf is to bo 100 feet
long, and covered by a warchouBO
shed that will overlap the water
eight feet, so that passongers will
land or embark undor shelter.
Its width will not be less than
"No, this is not to be a finality
in supplying Hilo with a wharf.
But, whilo necessary investiga
tions are boing made for a doep
water shipping wharf, this one to
bo built right away will serve for
the purposes already mentioned.
"Tho main wharf intended for
shipping will bo at Cocoauut Isl
and, which is not near the landing
wharf now about to bo mado.
"The building of a powder
magazine and a kerosene ware-
UHMiMiat Hilo is also to go right
. vv -.
KALAWAO BAND UNIFOB1TI8.
,niiat Good pJnmnrltitis Will Coulrl-
unit sue iiiennT
'Anyone wjlliug to sharo in tho
pleasure of giving the poor leper
band boys of Kalawao uniforms
may bring their contributions to
tho Bulletin oflicp, 210 King
street, and tho amouuts will be
duly acknowledged in this papor.
Every little will holp, and any
thing less than a dollar, if the
giver does not want his name
mentioned, may recoive due credit
undor an anonymous mark. An
average of a dollar each from a
small proportion of our town sub
scribers would pay for the uni
forms. Any surplus that may re
sult from the appeal will be placed
where it may be best applied for
doing good to tho unfortunates at
O. B. Reynolds has favored tho
Bulletin with a sight and
porusal of a copy of tho London
Sun, printed Thursday ovoning,
Juno 28, 1838, giving a full ac
count of tho coron tion, on that
day, of Quoen Victoria. Tho first
page bears a largo medallion
portrait of the Queen, with a
crown abovo and Her Magisty's
autograph in fao simile be
low. According to an advertise
ment, tho regular edition of the
day was printod in gold. In all
Erobability it was quickly ox
austod, and ordinary ink used
for later editions, as this copy is
in black. Gold printing at that
timo would havo boon a slow pro
cess. At all ovonts this is a
valuablo relic, containing much
exact information on tho great
ovont of its date. Victoria was
crowned a year and eight days
after hor accession, and will have
roigned sixty yeors on tho 20th of
Printod duoka aro just aa good,
if not bettor than anything else
for boyB Bliirt waists. Thoy wash
and wear well, two vorv important
considerations. Korr has thorn in
a largo variety of pattorus atoight
yarda for ono dollar,
LIHT OF OFFICERS ELECTRO FOK
THE COWMU YEAR.
aiiiiiikI Rrmrl f Hip lreanrerns
Vcrelnry mid Hcnd of lie-
The annual meeting of tho Wo
man's Board of Missions, held in
Central Union Church yesterday,
was presided over by Mis. O. M.
Hyde. The session lasted all day
lunch being served to those pro
sent at noon in tbo church par
lors. The election of officers for the
ensuing year resulted as follows:
President, Mrs. C. M. Hyde; vice
president, Mrs. Hiram Bingham; .
vice prosideut, Miss M A Cham
borlaiu; vico presidont, Mrs. D. P.
Birnie; vice-president, Mrs. S. K-
Bisuop; recording secretary, Mrs.
G. P. Andrews; homo correspond
ing secretary, Mrs. W. A. Bowen;;
foroign corresponding secretary.
Mrs. A. F. Judd; treasurer, "Mrs B.
F. Dillingham; auditor, Mrs. AV.
Mrs. B. F. Dillingham as trea
surer reported tho receipts of the
year to havo been $2141 11, the
greater part of which had been
paid out iu carrying on mission
work in Hawaii aud Micronesia.
During tho day reports wore
read from the following:
Foreign corresponding secreta
ry, Mrs. A. F. Judd.
Homo corresponding secretarry
Mrs. W. A. Bowon.
Tho Hilo branch, by its secre
tary, Miss HatueJlJoan.
The Missionary Gleaners, by it
secretary, Miss Hattio Forbes.
Tho Lima Kokua, by its secre
tary, Mrs. A. F. Cooke.
Work among Hawaiian women,,
Mips Mary E. Green.
Work amoug Chinese women,
Mrs. F. W- Damon.
Work among Japaneso women,
Mrs. O. H. Gulick.
Work among ' Portuguese wo
men, Miss A. Fernandez.
THE CIUCKKT Ct.DB BjlOKlK.
Program to be Ulveai at Amerliau
League Hall Tomorrow Nlsrlil.
The comraitteo in charge of the
smoking concert to bo given un
der tho auspices of tho Honolulu
Cricket Club tomorrow evening alt
the American League hall have
formulated the following program,
which, however, is subject t
chauge or addition:
Overture Professor Morolu.
Spng A. Cunha.
Song- E. Ross.
Violin Solo B. L. Marx.
Topical Song 0. A. Doyle.
Song W. L. Stanley.
Zither Solo Theo. Wolff.
Coster Song A. St. M. Mackin
tosh. Song Captain Walkor.
Song J. F. Scott.
Song D. Shanks.
Overture Professor Borger.
Topical Song O. A. Doyle.
Cornet Solo 0. Krouter.
Song A. Cunha.
Zither Solo-Theo. Wolff.
Song D. Shanks.
Thoro aro two reasons why
poople aro now paying car fare
all tho way from Waikiki to the
Palama Grocery and back. Rcasois
1. It is tho only plaoo on tho
Islands where tho colebrated Sal
vation Army toa is sold. Reason
2. Aftor paying car faro botlu
ways patrons find thoy aro mouox
in pocket by dealing at this "live
and let live" establishment. AVc
bIbo delivor goods botwoen Diit
inond Head nnd Moanalua fretx.
Opposite Railway depot, Khi