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Vol. VIII. No. 1400
THE WIDOWWINS CONTEST
Mrs. Kafaookano Has Her Nominee for
Rather Ancient Matters In Cleghorn ?s. Castle -
Estate of Late Mrs. Wilnelm Chinese
Tho widow of the Into J. K. Kahoo
kano won her contest of administra
tion of her husband's estate. Enoch
Johnson, secretary of tho Hawaiian
Land Co., petitioned aa such for letters
of administration, alleging that said
company was a creditor of tho estate.
Mrs. Kahookano gnvo notice of contest
and at tho hearing yesterday heforo
Judgo Sllliman, through Mr. Ballon,
asked that tho Hawaiian Trust nml In
vestment' Company bo appointed ad
ministrator. This tho Court ordered,
tho bond being 15,000. Achi & John
son for petitioner; Kinney, Ualou &
McClanaban for contestant.
In tho caso of A. S. Cleghorn, ndmlu
istrator of Antonio FUlpt., etc., vs. W.
R. Cnstlo et nl., tho defendant Cmtlc
lias filed a lengthy answer. Tho cist
of tho answer is contained In tho fol
lowing points: In 1878 he was letalnad
as attorney for Ana Mormona, widow
of Flllpe, to collect certain funds which
alio alleged to bo duo her by Cleghorn.
After ho had dono this business to tho
best of his ability tho woman had ap
pointed Antono Rosa as her attorney in
Ills place. He had accordingly trans
ferred her Investments to llosa. At dif
ferent times ho had Informed Cleg-
horn that his recourse ns administrator
was against Rosa on his estate, and ho
had actually brought suit ngnlnst Ro-,
sa'B estate to preservo Cleghorn's I
rights. Some of tho property is dill
hung up In tho courts under different
proceedings. Castle urges that now he
should not bo made responsible for tho
negligence of Cleghorn, and calls uttcn-1
tlon to tho fact that Rosa's estate Is
able to pay Its obligation in the matter.
Judgo Sllliman has approved tho ac
counts of F. J. Wllhelm, administrator
of tho estate of his deceased wife, also
tho master's report thereon. Ho Is to
deliver over the personal property,
consisting of shares In stocks, to Mb
hey Ulll Smith I cj, who I found to he
iho sole heir of deceased. The admin
istrator waived credit for over SI 000
expended In Improvements on tho real
estate, also all expenses over receipts
and commissions duo him. At the time
of her death Mrs. Wllhelm owned real
cstnto on tho Islands of Oahu and
Molokai of tho value of about $9900
and personal property chiefly thirteen
shares In Oahu Sugar Co. valued at
11680. P. L. Weaver appeared for tho
administrator, and D. Tj. Marx, as guar
dian ad litem for Frederick Albert
Smith, adopted minor sou of Mr and
tho late Mrs. Wllhelm.
Judgo Slliman today dissolved tho
Injunction and sustained tho demurrer
of defendants in Lum Ah Lee et al. vs.
Ah Soong ct al., a water controvetsy,
but without prejudice to complainants
to bring amended proceedings. They
had forgotten to say where the laud
was and what was taken. C. F. IVtor
son for plaintiffs; Robertson & Wil
der for defendants.
END OP Y, H. G, A, YEAR
There was a largo attendance at tho
annual meeting of tho Y. M. C. A. but
night. Before tho general meeting tho
directors elected J. P. Cooko and Thoo.
Richards to succeed F. J. Lowrey nnd
W. F. Frcnr, and C. H. Atherton for a
second term. An amendment to the
constitution makes tho association
hereafter elect tho directors, who
choose their own officer.
Geo. A. Howard. 8. P. Perry und Dr.
Durness nro a committee to havs
cliargo of tho nnniversaiy meeting on
tho 19th Inst.
S. P. Perry reported four Dlhlo
classes with a special ono nt Camp Mc
Tho project of nn association board
ing houso was supported by Secretary
Coleman, W. R. Castle, W. C Wocdou,
A. D. Wood and II. u. urown.
The directors had personally "dm
up" $30 to cover n -loueicnc In ex
penses of association work last year.
V. McCants Stowart gave a ;eport of
tho Literary Club, nn.l Mr. Coats of
Aqulsttlon to Bar.
Harry A. Bigolow, a native of Massa
chusetts and 20 years of ago, has been
admitted, to tho Hawaiian bar. He
comes to Honolulu to enter tho law
office of Kinney, Ballou & McClauuhan,
with a high recommendation from
James Darr Ames, dean of Harvard
law school. Mr. Bigolow Is a B. A. of
Harvard, and a Bachelor of Laws of
that University's law school, where ho
latterly was assistant Instructor.
The majority of fashlonablo people
of Honolulu rather buy their hats In
Iwakaml's Hat Department than any
THB WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN
TAIN PEN. All sizes, all shapes. H. F.
MONEY F0RCLA1MS COURT
Causes Sharp Discussion Id (be Coun
cil nf state.
Referred to Committee Criticism of Fee Charged
Fire Department Appropriations Re
pair of Public Bulldln?.
Present at tho Council tf State meet
ing yesterday were: President Dole,
Ministers Mott-Smltli, Young, Damon
and Cooper; Councillors Isenberg,
Achi, Ena, Allen, Ka-ne, Robertson,
Kennedy, Bolte, Nott, Go.v, Jones,
Robinson and Knulukou.
Minister Young Introduced a bill ap
propriating $2500 for further mainten
ance of relief camps No. 1 and 2, which
Minister Damon Introduced n bill to
provldo $20,000 for expenses of (ho
Court of Claims, estimated for six
months, nnd moved It pass. .
Mr. Achi found fault with the pro
mulgated regulations for tho Court.
People having small claims wero put to
moro expense than the amounts of
their claims. Ho thought tho cliargo
for expenses should be pro rata.
Tho President said tho deposit was
only to pay witnesses of tho claimant.
If it was not all spent, the balance
would bo returned to him.
Object to $20 Fee.
Mr. Achi persisted in his objection.
Tho poor peoplo wero tho greater cuf
fercrs relatively, and thero ought to bo
somo means of cheapening tho cos: of
presenting small claims. Ho did not
know, however, that the Council of
Stato could remedy tho rules.
Tho President stated that while tho
Council could not change tho rules, It
could make recommendations. In ans
wer to a criticism by Mr. Kaulukou of
Mr. Magoon's appointment, on account
of his being n largo property owner lu
Chinatown, tho President stated that,
whero Mr. Magoon was pecuniarily In
tercsted, ho could not sit.
Mr. Kaulukou moved that the bill bo
referred to n special committee, which
wob seconded. Mr. Ka-no thought it
should go to tho Flnanco committee.
Mr. Kennedy asked it Mils vns nn
emergency bill, In. tho, lino of euppres
slon of bubonic plague, or wob It a
mcasuro requiring BUDm'ssIon to th
President of tho United Stated. Mr.
Kalukou joined In the question, con
cluding with the remark, "I think we
uro all mixed up."
Authority of the Court.
The President and Ministers Damon
and Mott-Smlth all gavo their opinions
to the effect that President McKlnley
had given tho matter to tho Executlvo
for action, with tho understanding that
tho expenses should bo provided for
by the Council of State.
Mr. Achi moved, seconded by Mr.
Jones, that tho bill bo referred to the
Tho President, answering Mr. Kau
lukou, said tho Supremo Court was a
court of claims under Hawaiian law,
but it could not entertain these tiro
claims becauso they were matters of
Mr. Robertson thought that, as Pres
ident McKlnley bad authorized the pro
cedure, they should go on and carry
it out Still ho was not In favor uf
tho Court of Claims, is thero were uo
funds In sight for paying tho amounts
of judgments. Few people have recog
nized tho magnitude of tho undertak
ing. The bill was referred on a voto to tho
Judiciary Building Repair.
Minister Young repotted on tho re
pairs needed by tho Judiciary building.
Mr. Ouderkirk, employed as nn expert
to go over tho building, had submitted
an estimate, which ho read, amounting
to $4300. Laid on tho tnblo to bo con
sidered with tho appropriation bills.
Can't Remit Taxes.
Minister Mott-Smlth reportedJ!rom
tho Executlvo Council udversely to the
potltlon of 800 Jnpancao for remission
of taxes. Mr. Achi moved, Mr. Robert
son seconded and It was passed, that
tho report bo adopted.
Tho same Minister reported from tho
Executlvo Council, recommending that
H. Zerbo's petition for buck salary bo
referred to tho Legislature.
Mr. Kaulukou claimed that, so far as
appropriations wero concerned, tho
Council of Stato was tho Legislature.
Ho moved the report ba referred to tho
commltteo on Flnanco.
Mr. Jones moved tho report bo adopt
ed. Mr. Gear said his attention had been
called to tho fact that tho Justices of
tho Supremo Court wero unanimous In
(Continued on page 6.)
HONOLULU t SCHOOL
Day and Night Cusses
cowan and harris
ROOMS ii-i, ud Floor 9 A, M. 4 P. M.
HOUR l 7i)-o:o P. M
HONOLULU, H. I., TUESDAY, APKIL 3,
SIMERSON WINS BY 30,000
Captain of the Mauna L6a Gets the Bino
cularsFriends Turn In Ballots On
Last Day With a Rush Others
Have Many Friends.
By a typographical error the names . of Captains Gameron and
Simerson were transposed in last evening', announcement. Simerson's
name should have appeared in first place.
The final count was not reached until jmo o'clock, hv Mpr rM(t
Paris, Maguire, White and Cross,
iimsn ueiore tne paper went to press.
A number of new names came in the last day, to show the respective
aptains that they were not entirely fornotfen.
Captains that thev were not entirely
Following are the official and final
Captain Slmerson :
Captain Slmerson , .
Pedersen , . .
Freeman . . .
Hilbu's .'.'.' '.'.'.'.' 7.7.
GRUESOME SUICIDE FOUND
Man Found in Room ot th FW.w fr
Hid Been Dead for Days Apparently Was
Well-to do Supposed to Be Frank
Peroutka Rtcent Arrival.
A ghastly discovery was mado at
Tho Villa, a collection of lodging
houses In n yard opposite tho Orphcum,
shortly before noon today. It was tho
dead body of a whlto man fur advanced
In decomposition. Tho room wns tho
middle ono of tho second cottngo from
Fort street In a row of three on the
mnuka sldo of tho walk.
Embert M. Brown, a salesman of tho
Holllster Drug Co., vho occupied an
adjoining room, camo homo for lunch
ut 11:30, Ho sat down to read n let
ter when his nostrils weto assailed by a
Btcnch that made tho pastime impossi
ble. Coming out on tho veranda to in
vestigate ho met a lodger from a room
adjoining the one in question on the
other side. Each had tho samo report
to make to the other about tho offen
Tho two men Hiimmonod Mrs. Bet
ters, landlady of Tho Villa, and asked
her to open tho room between their
rooms. Sho tried different keys with
out success, and then Mi. Drown forced
In tho door. A sight moro horrible to
his eyes than tho other offense to his
noso was revealed.
Tho occupant of the room lay on his
back with arms and legs stretched a
Uttlo outward and dispused Blrnlght
with perfect regularity, ns ono might
Uo down when dead tired to tnko solid
comfort. His faco was blacker than
that of any Ethiopian from advanced
decomposition, and Infested wlth.n
swarm of flics. About six inches from
tho head lay a revolver. Tho cotpso
was dressed In flno whlto llanucl trous
ers nnd undershirt. Ono glunco of tho
Investigating party was enough. Tho
door wns closed again and the Board of
Health ofllco nnd pollcs station wore
notified of tho discovery of u dead man.
Drs. Wood and Jobo soon arrived and
viewed tho body from tlw door. Depu
ty Marshal Cbllllngworth camo nnd
took possession of the revolver. It Is
a 32 caliber Hopkins ft Allen, with
yollow Ivory handle, nnd had ono nf
tho flvo cartridges it contained dis
charged. A coroner's Jury tho Deputy
Marshal had empaneled to investigate
tho death of a Chinamau, Full Moon,
was sworn also over this body at tho
Villa. Their names iro S. H. Kubey,
J. H. Schnack, Fred. Ooddlo, Chas.
Hyde, O. L. Clement and W. E. Blvcns.
Tho Villa people did not know tho
name of tho lodger who had come to
such a terrible end. Mr. Betters, hus
band of tho landlady, said tho man had
come to tho placo the first ot March.
"Ho did not havo to work," was tho
answer to a question as to tho man's
Charles Soar, a plumber employed by
although everv effort um mn,i
s the contest to
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Pmrnninih a r- -T.i i
wHt? mJ litS ' ' U8h h0 looms
lui. wiVh iE ca!n0, to IIono
lnlti rHh , . . , --
not ehl hh n.m "" VouId
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Am-.T v'umocT, y nationality on
ial O!".???: ?
h?2L . . .tUr m.ul hcavy huM' Pl,bllc Works nml th" Minister of tho
v?0""1'8 aml was 4S or 50 .Interior, us well ns representative cltl
Th iLfBMm .i ZCI1B of lm thnt tho wl,0,e of the $50.-
L;'1 "1 m,nn wns seen nlUc'oOO will bo required to provldo proper
?,S" 0n lhat nftcrno the sewerage for tho city of Hllo.
i i,aVl1B ,cn,ro I1 hl3 rooml c,18tom "Bo nnd Post Office,
t, ., ,l00,r l0,ckc'l. nnd reported tho $11,000. Your commltteo recommend
...v-i. iv, iiiu juuuiuuy. sno concluded
thnt ho had gone for a J.umt sorue-
wjiere. i,mio or no account was there
after taken of tho closed room until
tho neighboring roomcro took notion,
ns already stated, resulting In tho dis
covery. Tho description of tho man rnswers
to tho npeparanco of Frank Peroutka,
who arrived In the Mariposa on Jnuu
ary 4 and, after staying nt Mrs. Lim
ing 8 for n time, went to tho Villa.
Tho third week of Hogan's cngago
mont opened bit: and the show .-nf
weii ior a nrst night. Heardo nnd Mur-1
ray having tho first chunco at the end.
ctiairs acquitted themsolvcs creditably.
.... uu Rivera coming ncxc created
tno usual amount of merriment. Mr.
Chonnult sang "Irene," beautiful
song well nnd deserved moro npplnuso
uiuu un iravu. sir, HauisiMirV'B Iml.
lad was encored und Justly too.1
leasers, ncnriio ana Chennult In a
batch of oddlHrn tiin.ie.wi ti. i ...,,.
nudlenco and won theniHelves much
praise for their clover work. Miss Moas
sang "Every Roso Must Havo Its
Thorn." from "Wane" vorv rwooM..
In fact It Is tho best tho lady hns given I
us so fnr. Tho slight carelessness In
uiKing a iiign uoto notto voco will
hardly occur ngaln and It Is to ho
hoped tho prnpor appreciation of a
good song well sung will ho ithown.
DERANGDD WOMAN MISSING.
Inspector Harris renorted tlil nmm.
ing thnt Mrs. Purdy hnd run away from y
lint linitnn I. 1.TlltAU .,.u 1. a.
..v. ..vj.,nu in i.iiiiur uncut Hoineuino
during last night, whllo Blck nnd In
sane. Sho could not bo located. Tho
pollco had been notified by neighbor.
ThH woman had been on tho Inspec
tor's sick list slnco March 20.
Tho coroner's inquest Into tho death
of Poal, of whoso murder tho whlto
man Downing la accused, will bo hold
tonight. At 2 o'clock tomorrow tho
Jury sworn In the cases of Full Moon,
the Chinaman who poisoned himself,
ana tho whlto man found dead at tho
Villa today, will begin Its Inqulsltlona.
No Plague Today.
3 p. m. No plaguo alarms
today. Tho pollco have found
no traco of tho woman who ran
away, whllo sick nnd Insane,
from her homo last night.
The Evening Bulletin, 75 cents per
INCREASED BY THOUSANDS
Report or the Committee
for Public Work.
Recommends Complete Sewer System for Hllo
Funds for Roads on All Ibe Islands Asks
Nothing Not Absolutely Ntedtd.
Following Is tho report of theCouncIl
of Stato committee on Act 4, which
makes appropriation for public work
from tho Loan fund:
Tq Snnford B. Dolo, President, and
members of tho Council of State.
Gentlemen: Your committee on In
terior Department to whom was refer
red Act 4, beg to submit tho following
report on same:
Section 2. New Wharf nt Paplha, Na
hlku nnd Approaches (Unpaid Hills,
1899) 1191.20. Tho annronrlatlon In
this ense was exhausted. The bills tho
commltteo find nro correct and should
" nnltl- Wu therefore recommend tho
' itom pass as In tho bill.
$200,000. Your commltta recommend
that this amount bo inrrcascd
1200,000 to $300,000 as tho Minister of
t tho Interior has Impressed upon tho
commltteo tho necessity for thlsJPurposo of opening up Government
nmount in caso tho contemplated c. -
tensions are made nt riio north end of
Increase fop llllo.
Hllo Wharves, $20,000. Your com
mltteo recommend that this bo amend
ed to read as follows:
"Harbor Improvements, Hllo, $40,
000." Wo find thnt the cstlmntod
nmount necessary for extending tho
I vidlng a second whari affel" with tho
first one. to accommodate the Incrr.,!
, shipping in Hllo harbor, Is $40,000. and
your commltco therefore recommend ,
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" " V.?" '". ". EST,? """ umcnu-
I ed and passed at $40,000.
Survey nnd Soundings for Harbor In
Wnlloa Itivor, Hllo, $2,000. Your com-
mlttce find that this whole amount will
b0 "quired for mnklni; surveys of
u ii'iuiii-u iui uiuKiiii; surveys OI
what Is commonly known as the Wain-
luuraiuw ii'iuiiiuii'im inni una
Item bo Increased to $30,000 as they are
Informed by the Superintendent S
that this Item bo Increased to $22,000
and bo amended to read us follows:
"Hllo Custom Houso and Post Omco
(stono nnd brick,) $22,000." Tho rcn-'
sou for tho incrcaso recommended by
mo commltteo is that tho amount ap
pears In tho present Act is for a wood
en building, nnd your commltteo be
lieves In making permanent Improve
ments and that Government buildlnga
bo erected In tho future should bo ol
stono nnd brick.
Roadt (or Iluwall.
Widening and Extending Hllo
Streets, $10,000. Your committee re -
commend that this Hem bo Increased
to $25,000. Wo find thnt tho whole
amount of $25,000 will ho required ns
per tho estimates of Superintendent of
, I'umio works nml tho Minister of tho I
I Interior nnd ns per lottors received
from prominent citizens nt Hllo, nnd
that tho lncreaso Is espcclnlly needed I
OWlntr to the necessity fnr w don nir
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and properly constructing tho whole of i
Front Htrect along tho Hllo harbor.
Homestead Road, Hilo. $10,000. Your I
commltteo recommend tills Item 'bo in-
creased to $20,000, ns that amount will
bo requred to properly complete- and
inyfnnrl hn Tff.iimr.,.n n,i n, iri.
w(kl Homestead Rond nnd tho Plllio-
New $'.25,000 Item.
Your commltteo will recommend that
a. now Item bo Inserted as follows:
' Kallmann to Olna, $25,000. This Is
iiBkcd for by tho Superintendent of
Public Works ns it shorten tho dis
tance from certnln Olaa Homestead
lota to Hllo seven miles. Therefmn
our commltteo recommend thnt Mm
Roads, Puna, to. Complete Con
tracts, $8,000. Your commltteo find
thnt this Is to complete contracts for
work on tho roads at Puna under ap
propriation under tho Loan Act, thnt
tho work, however, had been rushed
during tho latter part ot tho period and
slnco this Act was prepared nnd that
only $7,000 will he required. Wo
therefore recommend thnt tho Item bo
reduced to $7,000.
Roads, Kau, $32,000. Thla is to cou
tlnuo tho work on tho road from tho
Volcano to Fahaln, Piinaluu to tho
main road, and Walnhlnu to South Ko
na, to complcto contrnct. Theso Items
are shown to your commltteo to bo
necessnry and wo rccommond that tho
Item pass as In tho bill.
South Kona Roads.
Roads, South Kona, $2,500. Your
commltteo recommend that this Item
bo Increased from $2,500 to $19,500.
Your comlmttce find tho estlmato of
the Superintendent of Public Works
Pbiob 5 Oknti?.
and tho Minister of the Interior for
th eroad from Kau to Pil.uchoo, widen
ing and straightening same, wns $12,
000, but that it had been cut down to
$2,000. Tho Superintendent of Public
Works states that It will require tho
whole nmount of $12,000 to do this
Wo find that tho estimate of tho Hoo
kena Upper Road was $0,000. This
Item has been stricken out. But tho
road Is considered necessary to onablc
travelers from Kau to North Kona and
vico versa to make a direct lino of
road Instead of going down somo thou
sand feet In clevntlon and will save
a long pull of some eight miles up and
down a steady grade. It would bo n
great benefit to the roildcnta of North
ivonn, South Kona and Kau.. Tho
nmount of $1,500 Is required to com
plete tho contrnct for tho Kacl Itoad.
Your commltteo' therefore recommend
that tho Item be Increased and passed
$30,000 for Nortli Kona.
Itoads, North Kona, $23,000. Yom
commltteo recommend that this Item
bo Increased from $23,000 to $36,000.
Tho Increase of $12,000 recommended
by tho commltteo Is for n branch of
tho Keauhou Itoad to Knllua, which
will benefit a largo number of people
living in Kona traveling towards Kal
lua. This will save two miles In dla
tanco nnd will cut off umg grados.
Six thousand dollars Is for a home
stead road above Kallua and Is for tho
1 property to homesteader, nnd It Is do-
i sirou oy uio Superintendent of Public
Works as an Innovation to tho ccnerni
plan of selling the laud and somo tlmo
aftcrwnrd building a. load for the
homesteaders; ho desires In this caso
to build tho road first.
Roads, South Kohaln, $18,000. This
Item Is for tho purpose of completing
road to North Kona, $12,000, and to
. '"i el e,
Th ettcms were bhown to tho
B,n""B0 lo "1 n.ecel
necessao. Wo there-
",': v..,u .-,..
same pass as In
Itoads, North Koha a. $1,000.
item tho committee recommend bolnc
Incrensed to $3,500. The amount, ori
ginally, to complete tho road to Ma
luikonu from Puakea was estimated at
$1,000. Tho Superintendent of Public
Works Informs tho commltteo that the
work cannot bo completed for less
than $2,000. ' "
A further nmount was asked for to
complete thoAwlul Itoad. This is a
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therefore recommend tho Increase
IncrenHc fop Homokuq,
Itoads, Hamakua, $19,000. Your
committee recommend that this item
bo increased to $37,000 to cover roads
as follows: Walplo ttoid, $9,000. Up
per Road to Walmca, to (omplcto $23,-
00. Branch Itoad to Ockala from Up-
Per Road, $0,000. Thcso roads arc all
' necebsary as explained by tho SuDcr-
intendent of Public Works, and your
commltteo recommend the appropria
tion pass as nmended.
Roads, North Hllo, $3G,000. Your
committee recommend that this Item
bo Incrensed to $40,000. This la shown
to be necessary to your commltteo In
order to properly complete tho main
road, build two steel bridges nnd com
plete the contract. Homestead Road
' Muulula and Walkomnlu, nnd to ex-
tend said road. Your commltteo re
commend Inserting a ii'j wltom, as fol
lows: New Bridge Walluku River,
Your committee lusurt this Item at
tho solicitation of tho chairman of the
Road Board, Hllo, nnd prominent cltl-
(Continued on micro 4 1
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