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HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. AUGUST 14 IflOO.
Phh'i: o 0i:n7.
"' !. fw v.hiNiMftrv
Ordered to Pay No Heed
to Advice Given Them
IN A LIQUOR CASE
A Criminal Charge Most Be Presented
in Writing Other Matters
in Court and Clerk's
Jud6e Hnmphre)s sent for the gran J
Jury, at the opening of the Circuit
Court this morning. He cautioned the-n
against palng any attention to advkc
offered them In tho newspapers. Their
function was to Investigate criminal
cases submitted to them, together with
such other matters as the Court might
direct. They were to look solely to
the Court for Instructions.
The address was taken generally
about the court room precincts to
have reference to a published rcquet
from W. A. Kinney that the Republi
can's alleged charge of corruption
against courts and nttorne)S be
"searchlngly Investigated" by th
grand Jury. It has the same bearing
upon requests from the Republican for
Henry Holmes was admitted to
practice In the United States District
Court this morning.
Geo. Hawkins was naturalized as an
American citizen. T. B. Murray, one of
his witnesses, said the applicant's oc
cupation wns "dispensing liquid re
freshments." "Then he gives away
cold water," Judge Estee dryly ob
served. The Court yesterday afternoon be
gan hearing testimony In the Lau Sin
habeas corpus case. This was resumed
Judge Estee made an order, quoting
authority therefor from the Federil
Reporter, that the court reporter re
ceive $10 a day and J3 a half day for
taking the evidence, and this would
have to be paid by the petitioner. Th
Court thought the fee reasonable, be
ing the same as that paid In other
courts of this circuit of California.
The complaint against V. C. J. Ott
man for selling liquor without a li
cense was quashed by Judge Humph
rey jesterday, on motion of Fredk. V.
Hankey for the defendant. The
ground of the motion v. an that his con
viction In the District Court, from
which he appealed, was not upon a
J. T. De Bolt for petitioner has flUl
a Joinder In demurrer In the case of
Kauamakaole Lazarus vs. II. A. Jucn
and Ester P. Juen, bill to declare del
void and for an accounting.
Davis & Clear have filed a bill of ex
ceptions for defendant In Desky vs.
Lack, stating six grounds for the re
versal of Judge Humphrey's decision
In favor of plaintiff.
After but a single day on the reco;.l
the divorce case of Geo. A. Davis
against his wife has been discontinue!.
Robert W. Cathcart, executor , rus
filed an amended Inventory of the es
tate of James Dodd, showing the cas'i
balance to Its credit as J1K3.71.
In the case of Mary C. Aldrlch and
others against Prlscilla E. Hasslngcr
and others, the defendants by their a
torneis, W. 0. Smith, Abraham Lewis
Jr. and Robertson & Wilder, have ap
pealed to the Supremo Court from th
decision of Judge Humphreys.
of Foreign Royalty
Edinburgh street, the short one run
ning from Queen to Halekaulla street
past the Union Feed Co.'s stores, was
named after Queen Victoria's second
son whose death has JiiBt been an
nounced. Until he succeeded to the
Dukedom of 8axe-Coburg and Ootha In
Germany a few )ears ago, he was the
Duke of Edinburgh and as captain of
H. B. M. S. Galatea visited Honolulu in
1SC3. The hotel whero he put up Is
now the paint shop of the Hawaiian
Carriage Manufacturing Co. in tho
street since named for him.
The Dunreggan began discharging
her cement at tho old flshmarket vvha.f
this morning. A diver has been busy
all day trying to ascertain Just wheif
the water Is getting Into the vessel.
Her plates have undoubtedly been
sprung In several places.
HER DEFENSES' ARE
NOT OF THE STRONGEST
Volunteer Force,. Mustered to Its ull
Complement Warships Patrol
the River-Imperial Troop3
Attempt to Mount Guns.
John Lawrence, for many cara resi
dent. In. Ehanuhal and still having bust-
enees, intemtu thrfe was a tiuiigh,iaB.
ennerin the HonckonK MaruTspeaK-
Ing of the all absorbing topic of lift
day, Mr. Lawrence said:
"Whta-cl left Shanghai. It was un
doubtedly In a very critical predica
ment. OfthlB the foreign residents
were fully aware and In order to cope
with possible exigencies, they have or
ganized their volunteer forces up to
the fullest possible strength, com
prising In the British-American settle
ment one Ameilcan company 75 strong,
one Japanese company 200 strong an I
one Portuguese company 100 strong
from the Portuguese colony of Macio.
This In addition to the fully organis
ed volunteer corps consisting of A nml
B companies of infantry, one German
company cf Infantry, undoubtedly tho
pick of the crowd, ono battery of field
artillery and a ver) attenuated troop
of light horze. Of course it goes with
out saving that the latest Wickham'a
swashbucklers aro drawn from the elite
of Shanghai toclety.
The Powers teprcscnted by warships
stationed In Shanghai Include somo
eleven shipB either gunboats or cruis
ers. Thus the total defences of Shang
hai npart frcm Imported troops amount
to possibly 1200 volunteers including
the French, cf whom there Is no au
In event cf a sudden rail to arms one
gun Is fired to recall all men from
shore and landing places and at once
proceed to their respective consulate.
Having fully guarded these the bal
ance patrol the streets to protect for
eign resident!) of all classes. In addi
tion to these there aro lying nt Wo Sung
the entrance to tho Yang Tbc, a British
man of war, ami a first and two hccouJ
class cruisers. Each day a naval dem
onstration Is mane by o'nc of the shipj
for the double purpose of drill and
overawing the natives.
Recently the Chinese Imperial troops
attempted to mount some iulilltlnn.tl
guns at their forts at Wo Sung under
cover of darkness nut the British war
ship searchlights illscoveied this un
derhanded proceeding nnd promptly ill
formed them If they did not desist their
guns would be dismounted for them
In quick time nnd with scant courtesy.
At lrst there seems to be some In
terest in baseball and, from the out
look, the lovem of the game, will see at
least a few games this fall. There Is a
large section of the old baseball
grounds that have not yet been occu
pied by houtes and It Is In this field
thnt the Maklkt and Kakaako teams
will play Saturday afternoon, tho game
beginning at 3-30 o'clock. Following
Is the personnel of the teams:
Kakaako J. Aklna, catcher; H.
Defrles, pitcher; I). Kahaulello, lb;
L. Kanekca, 2b; J. I.xo, 3b; Jolincn
(captain) ts; II. Kolowcna, if; C.
Kunklnl cf; and R. Lcleo, rf.
Maklkl 0, Kaholwal. catcher; J.
William, pitcher; J. Sjha, lb; II.
Rodrlgues, 2b; A. Medclros, 3b; .1.
Bento (captain), ss; M. Simpson, rf:
F. Freltas, cf; and J. Fernandez, If.
The winning team will very probably
challenge the St. Louis College boys.
Both have been practicing a great dua
of late and are In n nosltlon to put ap
a gpod game.
B. O. Hall & Son has organized i
team and has challenged the Punahou
Team to a game to tfke place In the
Ahana Fined $IOO.
W. W. Ahana, the tailor, was fined
$100 and costs in the Police Court this
forenoon on the j charge of violation Maxwell and myself will decide wheth
Bourd of Health! regulations. J. A. I er or no we shall recommend n grant
Magoon appeared, for Ahana but nelth-1 nB ()f the petition by the government,
er he nor bis client had anything to j ve will also look Into the matter of
say. The plea of guilty was entered
and the fine was promptly paid.
To VUlt Ills Home.
George Roedtck of IUlo lenves for
his home In Germany curl) In Septem
ber, his intention being to remain six '
niontht. August Hamburg will taku
hla place as manager of II. Hackfeld &
Iwakaml, Hotel strcot, Is offering a
new line of linen centerpieces for ta
bles, embroidered In fancy colors.
Great sale of boots and shoes at 5
cents on the dollar at L. B. Kerr U
Co,' shoe home, corner of Fort an.'
yu.t, - a J...
Arrival of the Vehicles
on Board the Bark
They Come All Set U and Will
Conditioned-Mr. Desky and
His Right Hand Man
What might have been taken at a
short distance for two big cuges of a
muiugcile passed through the streits
this afternoon. They were two cirj
for the Pacific Heights electric rail
way loaded upon Union Express X'o.'i
(I rajs. The articles arrived, all set up
excepting the trucks and motors, on
the deck of the bark Andiew Welch.
C. S. Desk) and J. S. Pratt of Urine
Waling k Co, promoters of Pacific
Heights addition and builders of the
electric railway, inspected the lars on
board ship this morning. They aro
mlghtll) pleased with them, a well cl
with the perfectly "good order nnd
condition," as the bills of lading nil',
In which Captain Drew and his officers
deliver the bulky paikages.
W. L. ilolman, San Francisco, Is the
builder of the cars. The) arc very
substantial, besides being of hand
some anpearance. The capacity Is 32
pasBcniVrs with two In a seat, the
seats being crosswise on either side
with an aisle between the rows. As til's
seats are of good length nnd have no
aim next the aisle, three sitters of
averagcly small size can be comfort
able enough on one. Two of the seats
nrc In the motor compartment at eneh
end, which Is separated from the mam
seating part with n close partition
whireof the upper half Is glass. Sll I
Ing doors complete the segregation oi
the compartments and these will be al
lotted to smokers. The scnts arc of
white ash with turned upright rungs
In the backs, nnd the backs nie rcvci
slblo on sliding gear underneath tin)
sent. There Is ample knee room be
tween the scats.
The sides of the Interior nre open
and provided with rolling weather cm-
tains. They are fitted with strung wire
guards of lattice pattern to prevent
enter or leave only nt the ends. Next
the roof are panels of henvy, hurt
colored and corrugated glass. Highly
polished heart of birch panels of beau
tiful gnarly grain adorn the partitions.
There will be a 35 h, p. motor at
each end, also a cash register. A
warning gong of deep tone Is oter tho
motorman's head. , The call bell fo
conductor ami passengers is a separate
article with a more gentle sound.
Double-acting safety chain brakes nri
operated at either end. Bright yellow
Is the exterior paint, "Pacific Helgh's
ltullwny" appearing In red along tho
The cars will bo running In four or
five weeks hence, when ever) body will
be nble to ride In them to the peerless
viewpoint nt the summit of Pacific
MAXYVBLL AND TAYLOR.
Among the departures for llllo In
the Klnau today were Dr. Walter Max
well and Wray Taylor, Just before t'.io
departure of the steamer Mr. at lor
gave the following to a Bulletin repor
"Wo aro going to the Portuguese su
gar mill at Pllhonua to make an Inves
tigation, a petition for more acerago
having recently been received from tho
plantation. It Is tho desire of the com
pany to develop moro governmert
, lauds on tho higher levels nnd Dr.
the further supply of water to the plan
tation. "Whin this work Is finished, Dr.
Mnxwell will go to Olaa to look Into
some mattcis there. I shall return to
Honolulu in the Klnau Saturday,
"On the way tn llllo I shall stop .it
Maliiikonu Just long enough to dis
tribute blanks, etc to the Boards of
Ileglstiatlon, I shall do tho same
thing In llllo. I have all the mnteiUl
Tho General ralrrhlld hauled along
sldf Emme'H wharf today nnd begin
I think I'll tako a rldo myself this
year on a now 1900 blue Tribune. It
seems to bo the popular wheel.
EVIDENCE OF SEVERAL
WITNESSES IS TAKEN
Kahojpii Says Lorbeer Jumped
Of Car and Assaulted Bar
ney Looked Like
The.ioroner's Jury, In tho case of Hie
dnth of Lorbeer and consisting of the
following, met at the police station
yVsterday afternoon: W. C. King. J.
Oswald Luttcd, J. (Hills, II. J. Mo-h-
man, M. 8. Ievy and B. Lemon. Af'er
the examination of several witnesses,
the following verdict was rendered:
"We, the Jury, find that the deceased,
John Lorbeer, came to his death r-t
Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Territory of
Hawaii, on August 12, 1900, by shock
and hemorrhage caused by bullets dh-
charged from a revolver held In tho
hands of one Samuel Barney."
Dr. Wood was the first witness. HU
testimony was as follows:
On Sunday morning, about half p.ut
nine, J. W. Lorbeer was brought IntJ
the Queen's hospltul In a state of col
laspse. There were two wounds which I
was sure had perforated the abdominal
tavlt). There was ver) slight chame
for the man's life. I told him whit
should be done and 'he 'consented to
the operation, Wc sewed up the nine
wounds In the Intestines nnd those In
the ktoninch. One of the kldnc)8 w.H
shattered. He died nt 12120. Dea'h
was caused from shock nnd hemor
rhage restullng from n gunshot wound
In the abdominal cavity, pcrforatlm;
the stomnch, Intestines and left kl 1
ne). Any one of the wounds could
have been a cause of death. One bul
let was removed from the back. The
other bullet could not be found. I'lio
revolver when fired wns held very
close. Sonic of the grnlns of jiowder
hnd penetrated the wounds nnd weto
Inside. There were no scattering pov
der spots. Had the revolvei been held
further awny the powder would have
muttered. Deceased did not mako any
d)lng statement. Before being put un
der the anaesthetic I asked Lot beer if
an)one hnd seen him shoot nnd he re
plied that plent) of people had seen
Superintendent Dcnnlson sild he hit I
known Lorbepr since 1887 and testified
to his good character. Ho had hc-i
told that Barnc) was going to "fix '
Lorbeer. Cabral, the Portuguese who
had the trouble with llaruc) testlft'd
to having been struck by him. He did
not see tho struggle between the two
Herbert Hughes had the following to
say: "I saw Barney nnd Loihee'.
They were talking. What they were
naj Ing 1 don't know. I saw Lorbeer
make a move towards Barney and Dai
no) diew his revolver and fired. Lor
beer stepped back and said, "You've
got me." He then made another Jump
for Bainey, and as he took hold of him
the other shot was fired. The two
men fell to the ground with Lorbe?r
on top. Ills knees were on Barncy'a
chest and he was holding Barney's
hund that had the revolver In It. He
told me to run and telephone for the
police nnd a hack. I ran up to the
office and on t hn way up spoke to somo
of the train bo)s, telling them thai
Lorbeer was shot. We telephoned for
Dr. Cooper three tlmes.beforo we could
get Mm, and llnnlly sent a hark fin
Ilcul Kahoopll's testimony Is Impor
tant In thnt he was very close to the
two when the trouble took place and
that It Inclines toward,self-defense. It
was as follows:
"I don't know whnt the cause of the
trouble was between I-orbeer and Bar
ney. I saw Barney strike Cabrnl .vim
saw Cabrnl run away. I then saw Lv.
beer Jump oil tho end of the car md
Jump on Barney, several blows wem
struck and then I heard tho report of
When I heard the shntu
I ran tn the round bouse for assistance.
I got another boy and wo went bad.
I held Bnrnc)'s hands nnd the other
boy took the revolver away from lihn.
What I saw was this Lorbeer Jump
ed off the train nna struck Barney
twice In the chest. Barney did not
tire until nfter he was struck. I was
about fourteen feet away at the time.
I nm not mistaken In what I have said.
it Is Just as I saw it. They were both
on their feet when the first shot was
fired. When the second shot wns fir.U
they weie wrestling nnd fnlllng to tlio
Louis Brown, Lester Pctrle, John
Yates and Thomas Muiray wer tl
other witnesses but none of theso weio
vpiy clow to the scene of the trouble
A complete new stock of gents
shirts, collars and cuffs at L. B. Kerr's,
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN
TAIN PEN. All sizes, all shapes. H.
k Pi I
Accounts of Trustees of
Estate of W. C.
Manager of Lunalilo Home Makes
Interesting Report Old Men
Go Out and Come Back
W. O. Smith has filed his annual ac
counts as managing trustee of the es
tate of tho late King W. C. LutiallU
On August 1 they held Investments and
ash amounting to )22ti,8it til, an In
ciease of $2t8li.!G over l&'Jll. The cur
rent receipts were $lS,3t5 3o, and "x
penses $12,C78.llt. Maria J. Forbes,
manager of Lunalilo Homo for Aged
llawallans. In her appended repo.t
gives the following particulars:
Inmates August 1, 1899, 43. Reielv d
iiuriiig je.ir, in mines ami b lemaies, zi.
Died, 11 males and 2 females, 13. Dis
charged, S males and 1 female, (!.
Highest number nt one time, 40; Ida
est, to; average, 13.74; present numb-r,
"We nre sorry to note a tendency
among some to go off and return ihe
wurso of liquor.
"Among those who were discharged
were two men who were taken to the
Insane As) lum.
"Thre other men were dissatisfied
and found friends to wlmni they could
go one of them being the 'bouq let
man who is such n inmlllar charaC. r
on the streets, wearing n silk hat ind
'The woman, wife of Kauhane, in
other noted character (the Hawaiian
dimly), at his death wus discharged ?t
her own request.
'Our grounds still show the effe.'ts
of the continued drought.' '
MR. THURSTON EXCUSED
Judge Humphrc)H has excused L. A.
'Ihiirston from the defense of Kil,
ibaiged with malicious burning, at the
attorney's riquest. J. L. Kntilukou
was assigned to the defenso In l,H
stead. Mr. Thurston. In his request to
be excused, stated that he had last
car announced his Intention of retir
ing from the uctlvu practice of law.
C. Lomb.i Is being tried before Judge
Humphreys, on tho complaint of FojiI
Inspector Shore), for adulterating milk
with wnter and Irish moss. The Ju.y
consists of C. M. l-awclawo, H. W.
Green, M. K. Keohoknlole, E. Oscar
Willie, J. II, Schnuck, Geo. W. Hasl
den, Wm. M. Templcton, Geo. 12.
Smithies. 12ugene Sullivan, W. C. Wil
der Jr., W. W. Dlmund and R. A. Dx
ter. Deputy Attorney General J. V.
Cathcart for prosecution; J, A. Ma
goon for defendant.
J. M. Davidson for defendant has en
tered an appeal lo tho Supicmo Court
In J V. Keal.ikiut vs. Yeo Kce.
Judge Silllmnn has found ikfeni"j vs
In Gehrlng K. Butzko vs. J, Cook et 1 .
liable for costs.
Judge .Silllmnn Is hearing Yee Wo
Chan & Co. vs. Transatlantic Fire In
surance Co. Neumann and Whiting
for plaintiff; Thurston and Robertson
. Wilder tor defeudant. This Is me
first of tho Chinatown fire cases to
come to trial.
Mary Anna Lee petitions that she V
appointed administratrix of the estate
of her sister, Mrs. Amalla Joy, Intes
tate, deceased. The estate Is valued at
about (1)70. The heir Is a son aged IS
who consents to the petition.
The Andrew Welch arrived fiom San
Francisco lute )estcrduy afternoon, 13
dii)s from San Framlsco with a largo
of 2000 tons of general merchandise
for C. Ilicwer & Co. The Wel-h Is at
the "Pacific Mall wharf.
1 he funcial of tho late John W. Lor
beer will tnko place from the Odd Fel
lows' hall on King street this after
noon. The body will b cdeposltcd In 11
vault in Niiuanu cemetery.
Rev Weedon, Mr, llecrln nnd Mrs.
. cralu were passcngets In the lnr.'i An-
drew Welch which arilwel fruli. Sin
rranclsco this morning. j
Captain Gregoiy of the Iwilunl will
take the W. G. Hall out tl.ls after
noon Captain 'Ihompsou Is oT on n
A penal summons will bo terud on
S, Yasumorl this afternoon on .lu
charge of selling merch 111 Pre wltluut
The grand Jury diove out this after
noon to Investigate public institutions.
OUT AFTER "ROCKS"
Ha3 Bought Out Business of Rudolph
Duncan -Large Stable3 in
Kalihi- Ready for
Attorney II. R. Hitchcock has bought
out the entire rock furnishing and
dirt and sand hauling business of Ru
dolph Duncan and his nssoilutes need
not be a bt surprised If In the near
future they see "Rex" lfstllng about
the city In his shirt sleeves In an
Interview this morning, Mr. Hitchcock
"Everything In connection with Mr.
Duncan's business has been turned over
to me nnd I have the bill of sale of Au
gust 1, 1900. I nm now prpired In
furnish rock ballast to vesselt. do ex
cavating b) contract, furnish whlt4
or black sand In nil) quantity an 1
send out dump carts b) the day.
"At the end of the month I will U4
able to furnish nt least twcnly.lo.ir
dump carts and three or four heavy
dra)s for hauling purposes at an hour's
Mr. Hltchcoik's stables arc In Ka
lihi, Just above Kamehnmeha schools
and n ver) few fectawa) may be found
a large quarry, covering three icrea of
the Knlulanl tract. This he owns In
In connection with the largs sta
llion already put up by Mr. Duncan, a
new set, C0x72, Is being built. Oter
thlrt) animals can be accommodate J
"Rex" has been working his scheme
very quietly nnd now thnt he !s In gojl
shape, he is able to spring it on tho
public. The attorney Is n hustler and,
although his law practice demands the
greater pirt of his time, he hit enough
left to devote to the new business, II.
will have good men under htm i ml
living near the scene of operations as
he does, he will be able to see that the
work of those who give their buslnctj
tn him, Is done In good shape. Th
man) friends of "Rex" wish him suc
cess In his new venture.
LcvvIh unci Turk.
'1 he case of Lewis & Tin k for a fcaiilt
and battery 011 McC.irt) vIL probably
come up In the Police Court tomuiiuw.
Turk and Lewis both asset t that Mc
Carlj was looking for ti mlilo und that
he made an attempt to .usaillt bjtli of
them Lewis first struck the mail aul
then, on McCait) turning 10 Turk, tho
latter got In his work. McCarty, when
arrested, had n revolver on his iiinon
and It was found In Just tin: place
where' both Lewis and Tur't say the
man reached when he ns-MUlti-l tlim.
The arrests were made tiy Oihecr Mc
Crad) of the boat landll.
The case of All Che, the Walalua
Chinaman charged with selling liquor
without n license, has been on nil day
In the Police Court. Attorney Stnnly
is appearing for the defrndan and
Deputy Sheriff Chllllugnorth con
ducting the prosecution. Tj show tint
Attorney Stanle) intends to get at the
bottom of the mntler, It may bo staled
that he spent over nn hour cross ex
amining one of the wltncxs.M for the
Harney, who shot Lorbeu- Sunday,
has signified his Intent! m of ret lin
ing Attorney Mct'lanahaii as lil.c coun
sel, T adies'o
CI OTH und KID TOPS
BLACK nnd TANS
rhtse are hanjsome gooJsat
more than Mllf utory prices.
The wearing qualities
Try a pair and see If we are
not truthful In our statement.
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