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Vol. VI. No. 1117.
HONOLULU, H. I., Till DAY, JANUA11Y 13, 1899.
1'ltIOH 5 C3NT8.
ONLY SIX HUNDRED YOTERS
SAD ENDING OF H. WILCOX
CASE OF CHARLES CLARK
CONNECTIONS MADE CLEAR
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They Will be Entitled to Name Mr.
Detail of the Yotrs by Precincts Taken from
Register of the Last General
Illness lift Takes
The approach of a spocial olec
tiou, aud probably tho last under
tbo Ropublic of Hawaii calls up
the, question of who can vote.
Under tho laws of tho Republic
only those who registered at tho
last general election aro ontitlod to
vote, and consequently reference
to the former registry list makes a
short and spicy conclusion.
This election is opeu only to
tho voters of the first aud socond
districts of Oihu. Tbo first dis
trict includes that portion of tho
island east of Nauanu street and ft
line drawn from tho pah to Moka
pu point. The second district in
cludes tho remaining western por
tion. Tho total registered voters on
the Island of Oahn at tho last
election was 16. Of this numbor
G03 aro qualified to vote for sena
tor. Tlireo of theso havo died,
leaving just GOO people to deter
mine who shall fill Mr. Sahmidt's
placo iu tho senato.
The voters aro divided in pro
cincts as follows:
First Precinct 43
Startling News Came by the Kllohana This'
Homing A Sad Return Home-Fun-
i eral From Llhue Cburcb.
Attorney Kanlia Repudiates all Impata:
tlon of Collusion for Fraud.
Consent to Judgment Batch of Accounts In
Probate Motions In Maritime Reg
istry Cases-Supreme Court.
That's what we claim to be, with
our big stock, big, busy store and
We are ready for
Orders, when you recover from the
stuffing administered recently. We
anticipated both the Xmas and New
Year's Feast Days in recent addi
tions to our stock, and havo in
reserve, for your trade, almost a
complete duplicate of what you
found with us last week.
Kxprilltlnn to Kulllil Ilnrbor.
Somo day next woek an expedi
tion by steam launch will go to
Kalihi harbor. Tho object is to
pain information at first hand of
tho capacities of that body of
water for becoming a complement
or an annex to Honolulu harbor.
L. A. Thurston, who takes a livoly
interest iu harbor expansion, will
bo ono of the party It is hopeu
also to havo the pies 'U00 of both
American aud Hawaiian official).
The expedition will make a day
Charles Rose and Miss Uoso
Semna woro murriod in tho Cath
olic cathedral last evening. A re
ception was hold later at the homo
of MrB. Hopkins in Knlihi. After
their honeymoon the newly mar
ried couple will (fettle down in
' Lenders 1808
Hade from Pure drape Cream
of Tartar .,
Tho sad yet startling intelli
gence waB brought by tho Kiloha
na from Hanamaulu this rooming
of the death of Henry Wilcox of
that placo Wednesday afternoon.
Tho news spread vory rapidly and
wad known by people along the
waterfront oven before Judge
Luther Wilcox, a brother of the
As soon as it waspoBsiblo Judgo
Yilcox got to town and was given
letters from R. W. T. Purvis and
George Wilcox oE Lihuo.
Henry Wilcox had been suf
fering for years from neuralgia
and, several months ago he had
added to this trouble, that dread
ful complaint insomnia. This
was not nil. Doctors told him he
would bo liablo at any moment to
dio from apoplexy.
It was nt about 4 o'clock on the
afternoon of Wednesday, January
11, that Mrs. Wilcox and her eis
tqr, Miss Carrie Greon, who was
paying a visit to her sister, re
turned to the homo in Hanamaulu.
They had been over to Niutunlu,
on tho other sido of Nawiliwili,
fixing up tho new homo into
which it was tho iutention of de
ceased aud his wife to movo as
Bonn as possible.
The two Indies walkou into tho
home and then into the bedroom.
A terrible sight met their eyes
Stretched out before thorn wns tho-
man whom they had left in the'
morning with a bullet bole
through his head and a revolvor
with ono ompty cbnmbor at his
side. ' The ball had ontored the
It was a fortuuate thing that
Mrs. Wilcox had hor sister by her
at tho timo for, so sudden was the
shock, that the poor lady was iu a
Kiud friends soon bogan to
come from all directions aud will
ing hands were set to work nt
once. Tho physician of tho dis
trict was called and found by ex
amination that deceased had beeu
dead for four or five hours so that
the deed must have taken place at
A coroner's jury was called and,
of tor nil the evidence was in, a
verdict of doith by suicide was
The funeral took place Thurs
day afterijno i at it o'clock from
tbo Lihue church. Thn sorvices
were conducted by the Rev. J. M.
Lydgatf. The n amorous friondB
who attended took lloral offerings
ot great beauty.
rioury i ilcox wns born in Ha
nalui, Kauui, something over 40
yeard ago. It was hero that he,
as well as his brothers, was reared
and received his early eduoaliou.
When a yonug mnn, ho went to
the States to bo educated, upoti re
turning to tho Islands, ho went
back to Kauai aud launched forth
into business. He, lik his
brothers, wns vory successful nud
at tho time of bit) din'h was worth
about $80,000. For n lone timo
he was virtually head man at Ha
namaulu, although his brother,
Albert, was tho real manager.
Deceased married a Miss Mary
Green, oldest daughter of tho late
Porter Green aud a nioco of the
Rov. H. H. Paikor. No uhijdrou
aro left so that it is very probable
the entire property will go to the
It was but last year that de
ceased went to tho States to see if
ho could, not obtain in some quar
ter relief for the droadful tortures
he was Buffering. Although ho
wns better for a while, ho soon
Vent back into tho old state again,
becoming worse and worso ovory
No Doubt That United States Exclu
sion Laws Are in Force.
These Stand Differently From Other Hawaiian
Laws Temporarily Perpetuated by the
Raymond Royes bns filed his
annual account as guardiau of
each of sevoral tniuors. Henry
Machado has a balance of 25.0I
from receipts of 859.01 J. Mary
Ann Mnchado had SI '180 ex
ponded for her, and n balance is
duo tho gunrdian of $48.30. David
Callihan is in debt to the guardi
an S27.28J after an expenditure of
830.781 on his behalf. Mr.
Reyes, ns trusteo of tho ostato of
Andre Machado, deceasod, renders
an account balancing at $949.
Tho Kaawaln Coffee Co. by its
manager, A. W. Crockett, con
sents to judgment in favor of the
Oahu Lumber aud Building Co.,
for $1200.24 as a just obligation.
Jus. K. Kaulla, trustee, has
filed an answer to the bill in
equity to execute a trust brought
by Ellon P. Clark ogaiust himself,
theEititnof S. G. Wilder Ltd.
aud Charles Clark. He denies
any agency of defendant Clark in
bidding in tho proporty in ques
tion, nud any collusion with tho
samo porson to obtain from tbo
defondant corporation a convey
ance iu fraud. Tho truth he al
leges to bo that by bid in tho pro
perty tor his wife and for
REOKGANIZUD CHURCH OF JUSUS
CHHIST.--Servlces In Mllikml Hall, rear
of Opera House, next Sunday as follows:
to a. m. Sunday School; preachlnc In Ha
waiian ii a. m. and 6:30 p. 111. Preach
ing In English at 7:50 p. m. by Elder
U. W. Greene; subject, "Hell I Are Hie
wicked punished therein forever? Is It a
place of literal tire?" All are invited
come and hear.
Continued on Pugo 8.
in equity and pond conscience, en
titled to tho benefits of tho fore
closure sale, or, that sho will be
able to conclude satisfactory ar
rangements with tho Wilder cor
poration us soon as tho ealu is de
clared to bo ono to plaintiff for hor
F. U. McStoeker, Collector Gon
eral of Customs, by his attornoy,
Henry E. Goopor, has filed a mo
tion iu each of the throe maritime
registry writs of mamJamnB pend
ing, to quash the alternative writ
for reasonB givon.
The Supromo Court is hearing
tho Agnes Jones property controversy.
A Cureln Practice.
Thoro aro four young Portu
guese of tho city who are in the
habit of scorching on thoir wheels
along tho principal thoroughfares
ui uigm iimo, iriguioning nom
peoplo nud horses. Last night,
one of theso young fellows came
to griof but,.iu doing en, iujured n
young man now at a desk of ono
of the steamship offices of the
city. Tho four Portuguese were
riding Bwiftly past a car just as
the young man in quostiou jump
ed off. Ho was run into by ono
of tho riders nud thrown to tho
ground. Scratches on his face
and hands resulted. Tho rider
was likewise thrown to tho ground
and his whool badly smashed.
Humlay Kchnol Union.
The Sunday School Uniou will
meet at tho Y.M.O. A. nt 4:30
o'clock this afternoon. Dr. Bis
hop will discuss "Helps from tho
original text;" Rev; T. D. Garvin,
"Ooutral truth 111 its preservation ;"
Mrs. Frazier, "Primary tieat
mout;" P. H.Dodgo, "Blackboard
illustration;" W. A. Bowen, "Tho
Review;" Mrs. Tarboll "Illustra
tion by story." The spocial dis
cussion will bo lod by W. A.
Bowen, his subject boing "Dnn
gors in use of lesson, helps;"'
P. T. fl(Nntas.
Harold Mott-Smith, tho artist
and A. T. Brook, assistant secre
tary of the X. M. (J. A., have been
eloctod to active membership in
tho Pacific Tennis club.
Tho P. T. O. will vory soon be
gin its "Ladies' Day" again.
This will be every Tuesday in tho
month, tho labt expected, On
WeduoBday of tho last woek, there
will bo a spocial funotion.
To cleat: up tho Chinese restric
tion mattter to tho public mind
whero thoro seerna to bo many
misconceptious on the subject, an
abstract of parts of the correspon
douce between the United States
Govornment and tho Hawaiian
Govornmeut is hero given. It will
bo seen that tho Hawaian customs
authorities havo their instructions
from Washington, bb well ns Mr.
Brown, inspoator of tho Treasury
department. Attention may also
bo called to tho possibility official
ly hinted that tho United Stntes
exclusion laws may bo modified
by Congress with regard to the
Chinese in tho Hawaiian Islands.
Under dnto of Honolulu, Nov
ember, 2, 1898, Haiold M.Sowall,
Special' Agent of tho United Slntes,
addresses Henry E Cooper, Min
ister of Foreign Affairs, announc
ing that Mr. Brown "is suit hore
charged with, tho direction of tho
execution of tho law nod treaty
betweon tho United Stales mid
China respecfcug.tho oxnlusion of
Ohineso which havo beeu held to
be at prosent nppliuiblo t tho
Mr. Sowall concludes this noto
by saying: "In accordance with
request of Air. 11 row 11 1 havo
lation,nud donies that plaintiff is Lj-j
to ask that you will arrango for
tho co-operation of tho Hawaiian
customs officials in tho execution
of his duties, upon which ho ou
ters at once."
On the same date Mr. Sewall
wroto to Mr. Cooper, transmitting
the substanco of instructions he
hud recoivod from tho Secretary of
Stato ou the same subject. In
this communication ntteutiou is
drawn to tho fact "that the Secre
tary of 8tate is requested by the
Secretory of the Treasury to direct
that collectors of customs h1iii.1I
submit reports to this department
monthly "of Chiueso persons de
parting from and returning to
thoir respective ports uudor tho
trouty heroin referred to, debiting
thoinsevles with the number of
coitificates received from tho de
partment, crediting themselves.
with tho numbor ibsued, and re
porting the number remainiug on
Among the documents trans
mitted to tho Hawaiiau Govern
ment is a letter from L. J. Gage,
Secretary of the Treasury, to the
Secretary of State, giving forms
uBed in executing the Ohineso ex
clusion laws of tbo United States,
for the instruction of Hawaiian
collectors of customs.
John K. Rioharde, acting At
torney Gonornl, writing to tho
Secrotnry of the Treasury, at
Washington on October 21, says:
" I understand gouerally from
tho papers submitted, although
you do not bo stato, that iu certain
respects tho Hawaiian Chinese im
migration laws are moro stringent,
aud in oertniu othor respects ant
more libornl, than our own, aud I
may state hero that iu duo time
and in pursuance of constitutional
methods Congress may modify,
enlarge or rostriot tho application
of our Ohineso laws to the Hawai
ian iBlanda, in view of the special
or poculiar circumstances oxiting
there nffooting tho rights and lia
bilities of persons of Ohinoso birth
Mr. Richards refors to an opi
nion ho rondored on July 22 rela
tive to the collection of tonnngo
tax.upon vessels coming from Ha
waiian ports, in which hejeaohed
thn conclusion that Congress iu
respect to this and othor questions
has affirmatively indicated its ,iu
tont that tho United Slates laws'
and, as he says, he might now add
CAPT, BER6ER DECORATED
At the meeting of tho Executive
Council todny, sundry mntt-rs re
Tho addition to the polico sta
tion wriB authorized for immediato
An application for n uinn aud
boor license for Elulunloa, North
Kona, was refusal. This was on
account of tho plsce, not of the
man. Ministor Conper objected to
having adriukiug place theroowiug
to the proximity of the bcIiooU
bona". It was also taken into
consideration that the community
is largely native Uawnutu and
therefore just us well without
facilities for getting "Iioozq."
Dr. A. MaWaynu's ronewnl of
commission ns district magistrate
at Kailua was approved.
Tho matter of additional appara
tus for tho Honolulu Firo De
partment, for which the Legis
lature made an appropriation, was
deferred till a conference, appoint
ed for Monday next, hut been held
with tho Board of Fiio Coiiiiun
sionors. What iaesprcially desir
ed by the department is a hook
and huUIor equipment suitable for
coping with tires in tho tall build
ings now coming iucrosingly into
vomit-, also for surmounting us
well as pissihte the dillicultied
created by the miiltiplieily of
electric conductors iu the streets.
It was decided to order the
blasting for tho new t-lip at tho
Pacific Mail wharf di-continuetl.
The Council decliuod to nll.iw
tho leasing of tho dredge to a pri
vate coatrauior. who had applied
theretor conditional upon his ob
taining tho contrnct fiom the
United Stntes Government for
completing tho excavation of the
Permission was grantod to Cap
tain Henri Berger. bandmaster, to
wear a decoration conferred ou
him by the Emperor of Got many.
This is a medal .struck in c m
niemoratinu of tho centenary of
the late Emperor William 1. It
comes to Captain Berger ns a
vuterau of tho Franco-Prussian
Ilral Katlltn llurilni, ,
Attention is drawn to somo fine
real ostato bargains offered by J.
M. Vivas notably Hamakua
farm, boing n complete homestead,
partly coffee lauds showing a
good rotnru. Also livestock com
prising horses, milch o')w and
lino opportunity for an enter
prising settler. Present wut-r
making a sacrifice on account of
domestic troubles. "Four lots at
Mnkiki, a sploudid site for a fin
residence. Seven nud a half icies
of laud near town good as a specu
lation. A forty roomed Limiting
llouso. A largo aud beautiful
resideucn silo ou Makiki and
Wilder Avenue, nud several other
choico invostmen ts. See Now
Today column iu tips iHin.
Continued on rage 8.
Highest Honors World's Fall
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.
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