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FIND SATISFACTION IN THE BULLETIIN.TM
Vol. IX., No. 16$
ftONbLUETJ, TERRITORY OP HAWAII, THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 15. 1900.
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Letters of A. Y. Gear
to the Republican
AND. REPLY GIVEN
Suggestion of Executive Committee
Accepted to Save Possible Defeat
of Other CandidatesPosi
Following Is tho correspondence ex
changed between tho Republican Ex
ecutive committee and A. V. Oear re
garding Mr. dear's candidacy for the
Honolulu, October 20th, 1900.
James A. Kennedy, Esq., Chairman Re
publican Territorial Committee.
Dear Sir: I have been urged by In
tlmato political friends and n largo
number of voters to become a candidate
for the Territorial Senate as an Inde
pendent Republican. Thes'j jequosts
have become particularly urgent since
the nomination of Henry Waterhouse
on the Republican Senatorial ticket.
Rclng a Arm believer In "party" I
find myself In a very trying position
and refer the matter to your Committee
for consideration and suggestion.
On one hand, a sufficient number of
voters hae voluntarily proffered their
support to assuro my election with the
knowledge that I am a Republican,
and a supporter of Republican princi
ples as expressed by the national and
local organizations. A largo propor
tion of theso voters as you aro doubt
less well awaro absolutely refuse to
vote for Mr. Waterhouse. This of
course weakens tho wholo Republican
ticket and seriously threatens Its de
feat. On the other hand, the question
arises whether I as a Republican run
ning Independently of th eorganWa
tlon would In any way lessen tho
strength of Republican candidates now
practically sure of election.
Tho party harmony, to secure which
I was willing to withdraw has ns you
know been nullified If not utterly de
stroyed by moro recent action of tho
nominating conventions. (The Repub
lican ticket as a wholo cannot be elect
ed) I am thoreforo relieved from any
obligations to be Inferred from my ac
tion at that time. This Is borno out
by the numbers now urging me to run,
who accepted tho ticket as originally
framed. Also by tho fact that certain
supposed supporters of tho present
ticket havo openly advocated fusion
with the Democrats.
At no time have I sought a legisla
tive nomination and while personal
prefeicnce would lead mo to remain out
of the field. I feel that In Justice to
those urging my candidacy and election
I cannot remain Indifferent to their
request. You will doubtless nppreclato
tho necessity of Immediate action on
A. V. GEAR.
Honolulu, H. T.. Oct. 23, 1800.
Whcicas this Committee Is In receipt
of a communication from A. V. Gear,
Esq., addressed to tho chalrmun of thla
Committee, stating that ho has been
urged by a largo number of voters to
become a candidate for the Territorial
Senate as an Independent Republican,
and referring tho matter to this Cont
mltteo for consideration and sugges
tion; For Rent, if
A 5 Room Modern Residence
and Barn, Etc., well located
Rental $40,00 per month,
Also a large 6 Room Modern
with Barn, Servant's House,
McCLELLAN, POND & CO.,
Tel. Main CO, Judd Building.
Now, after dfue deliberation had
thereon, It Is
Resolved, That, because of Mr. Gear's
position In the Republican party, and
his strength as a Republican leader,
and because of the confidence In htm
as a loyal man, this Committee would
regret to see him appear as an Indepen
dent candidate, and would suggest that
he advise his friends, that such a step
on his part would Jeopardize the suc
cess of tho party, and seriously Injure
his usefulness as a Republican.
Honlulu, II. T., Oct. 23, 1900.
A. V. Gear, Esq., Honolulu.
Dear Sir: Enclosed please And copy
qf a resolution passed by tho Executive
Committee of tho Territorial Committee
of the Republican party at a meeting
helS'on that date.
" Very respectfully,
JAMES A. KENNEDY,
E. R-HENDRY, Chairman.
Honolulu, II. I., Oct. 25th, 1900.
J. A. Kennedy, Chairman Republican
Dear Sir: Yours of October 23d, en
closing Resolution passed by the Ex
ecutive Committee Is acknowledged.
After due deliberation I have decided
to Inform my friends that I consider
tho Interests of the Republican party
any man.nndthat Its success Is of moro
stands sponsor will best bo served by
my refraining from accepting an Inde
pendent Republican nomination for tho
Your action relieves mo from any
responsibility for any of the universal
ly recognized weak points In the Re
publican Senatorial ticket. My action
should convince you of the utter falsi
ty of the Impression emanating from
members of the Executive Committee
that I was personally Instrumental In
Instigating the petition to which I havo
drawn your attention. I believe that
the Republican party is greater thin
any an, and that its success is of more
Importance tha nthe fulfillment of tho
ambition of any man or men repre
senting a minority whose acts or per
sonal opinions are not acceptable to the
people. Truo party harmony consists
In harmonizing candidates with popu
lar sentiment, giving the opinion of one
honest voter at least equal weight with
an almighty dollar. As you consider
that this has been accomplished I
abide by the results with you, hoping
that Republican principles will triumph
at the polls, a triumph that will only
be secured by the election of a Repub
lican majority from Oahu to the Hoime
I cannot agree with you that my canal
dacy as an Independent Republican
would "seriously Injure" my "useful-
ncss as a Republican." Tho character I
and number of those urging my candl-
dacy Is of such n naturo that I need
have no fears on tho personal grounds
you mention. At no time havo I con-
sldcred the situation from the stand-
point of prejudicial personality. My
single purpose, aim nnd desire In thla,.
campaign Is to secure tho success of tho ,
uepumican party. 11 is wim tms end 1 ve8llga,0, Tne fimerai took place
In view that I accept tho opinions of j tno Bamo nfternoon.
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have acted in equally good faith and . .,,, ,.,,, ,.
with equal disregard for personality at
a Unit when defeat Is by no means an
Yours very truly,
A. V. GEAR.
Capt. Dray of the Sailors' Home says
that sailors are very scarce now. Theie 1
are many seamen who havo steady em
ployment on shoro and do not deslro to j
go to sea. Those open to sea servko
uro very few. To this fact ho attrl- 1
butcs the success of thn Sailors' Union I
In putting a crow on board of tho Star ,
of Russia yesterday and ho beliefs'
that, as long ns this condition exist?.!
tho Union will be able to hold prices up
to )S0 to the Coast.
'It Is a pity," said Capt. Ilray, "htat,
after Frank Cooke has spent so much
money In fitting up the Sailors' CIjj
that It should havo fallen Into tho
hands of tho Seaman's Union for their
exclusive benefit. Of courso non-union
seamen can go to the club It they daro
to. Hut they aro afraid to go theio.
Tho other day a non-union sailor wei.t
to tho club and was actually Imprison
ed for soveral hours. Ho claims that
he was struck In the faco soveral times
by tho union Beamen. Being a for
eigner he docs not understand our
ways here and wondered If ho had got
Into the station house."
Election Saturday Night.
Major Camara having resigned hU
position In the National Guard, an elec
tion (0 choose a successor will take
place Saturday night at tho Officers'
Club. It Is understood that Captain
Kenako Is the only man who Is slated
Cotton challey S cents a yard; shirt
ings, twenty yards (1.00; new styles in
ginghams 14 yards, (1.00. Liberty silk')
15 yards, $1.00. L. D. Korr & Co. Qucui
The latest styles In shirts and tloa
are to be found at Iwakaml's, Hotel
street. Tel. J3B1 White. "
The Evening Bulletin. 78 cents pet
Three Well known Portuguese.Are
Struck Down-Drank Liquid Sup
posedly Wine While in . House
Where Sudden Death Recently
Occurred Others Drank and Are
Augustine Medclros, horso trainer. "Mcdclros urged mo to take a drink
Joe Sllva ("Hotel Joo"), guard at the
Joaquin Cabral, driver of hearses ot
the undertaking establishment of H. II.
Tho above Is a list of the I'ortugueso
who have died since yesterday after
noon from the effects of Bomo liquid
found In tho house of J. A. Sllva, tho
Punchbowl florist and fruit raiser who
was found dead In his room last Tues
day. Medelros died at 3 o'clock yester
day afternoon, Cabral at 9 o'clock last
evening nnd Sllva at 4 o'clock this
morning. Although medical aid wua
summoned In the case of each, noth
ing known to medicine was found to bo
of any avail. All manner of reports
were spread about on tho streets this
morning and the Pollco Department
was simply swamped with Inquiries ns
to the true state of affairs. Portuguese
Charge d'Affalres Canavarro was on
the scene early this morning and, at
about 10 o'clock, he and Sheriff I)rovn
started out on a trip of investigation.
in order to get tho story In all Its
details, It will be necessary to go back
to the death of the florist, Sllva, It
seems that this man was living alone
In a shack on the nursery grounds, his
family not being in the country at tho
time. He was not seen by any of nil
friends on Monday nnd on Tuesday
morning several of these visited his
home. There were no signs of life
ubout, so the men went directly to the
room known to be that of Sllva. They
knocked but no answer was received.
The door was tried and found to be
This aroused the susplclonu of those
who hud gone to Investigate and so
the door was kicked In. A ghastly
scene was presented to view. On a
chair In the middle of the room was
the body of the nurseryman, facing the
door. At flrst, It was thought that tho
man was either asleep or Intoxicated,
i,ut this theory was soon proved cr-
roneous. He was dead and his body
was cold, showing that life had been
extinct for some time,
,s ,,,., was not congl(lerC(, Bllspl.
L,oll8 aml ft cerlnCato of burial was
ranlPli iiv n- Prflt, ,h .,,.,-om.
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Bmmone(1 to the placo to make an In-
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tho Port.gucsc Journalist, hurried to
the scene. While a list of tho things
In tho house was being taken, a num
ber of Portuguese who had heard at
tho death, paid a visit to the houso.
Among tho number were the threo met
whose names head this story; J, I.. F.
Sllva, tho police olllcer, and a number
of others, Including a woman. All were
I'ortugueso living In th clmmedlate vi
cinity of Sllvn's nursery.
It was not long before Medelros, who
was Intoxicated nt the time, spying a
number of bottles In tho room which ho
believed contained liquor, suggested
that the crowd Join him In a drink. Mr.
Ozorlo remonstrated, stating that al
though Sllva was dead, ho could still
sec. Tho liquor or whatever was In
the bottles, belonged to him while
alive and no one had a right to disturb
No heed was given to these words
and Medelros proceeded at once to help
himself to the contents of one of thu
bottles, in this ho was Joined by Ca
bral and Kllva, as well as the police
man J. h. F, Sllva, the woman men
tioned above and a number of others.
The drinking continued until Medelro.i,
Cabral and 8llva were In n very hilari
ous state and tho crowd left the houre
feeling very happy.
Yesterday afternoon Medelros was
suddenly taken III. He complained of
great thirst and an Inability to see any
thing going on about him. At 3 o'clock
ho died, ovldently In great agony. The
same symptoms were experienced by
tho other two men end they died at the
times stated, When It was found last
evening that Cabral was very 111, Henry
Williams, his employer, was sent for.
When ho saw the condition of the man
ho-'sent.for Dr. Wayson who nppearod
on the scene Immediately. He did nil
that ho could for the man but ho was
unable, to save him. Cabral was too far
gone. Ho was unable to recognize tho
features of Mr, Williams but ho could
tell him by his voice.
Officer Sllva, ono of tho men who
visited tho home of tho florist on tho
morning of tho discovery of tho body,
was seen by n Bulletin reporter this
morning. He had tho following to say:
tout of one of the bottles found In tho
room and, seeing that all tho rest were
drinking, I took ono glass and no mora.
Tho liquid tasted very much to me llko
wine and I did not think anything was
wrong. When I got homo I began to
feel great thirst and drank water at '
frequcnt Intenals throughout the dav. I
I now think that the fact that I took
only one glas sof tho liquid and drank
so much water on tho top of It, saved
mo from death. As soon as I found that
Medclros had died under suspicious
circumstances, I went to tho doctor nnd
got some medicine. Tho other people
who drank with mo arc not dead yet.
although we hao nil felt naiuscatcd at
times since we took tho liquor. All
nwful burning sensation In tho region
of tho stomach has been felt by all cf
"There Is ono very peculiar thing '
about this whole matter. PlmenUn,
the night watchman at the depot.
drank four glasses out of tho same, hot-
tlo from which Medelros poured hU
liquor and he Is perfectly able to attend
to his work today. He has felt un
comfortable at times but, otherwise, he
Is perfectly well."
Thcro are a grout many theories as
to tho contents of the bottles from
which the Portuguese drank. Some say
that there was a great amount of fuill
oil present whllo others say tho bottlts
contained methylated spirits. Vhl
chaves, who visited tho houso while
Medelros was still present, sajs there
was red liquor In tho bottle found In
the back part of tho house and jello-v
In those found 'in the room with tho
One bottle of tho. latter Is now In tho
possession of the police nnd, as soon
as possible, an analysts of the contents
will be made. A post mortem cxamlna-
tl(re i$ 4tn limllna m I n tfA mim 111
also be made to ascertain Just what
they died of. Tho bottlo at the poltco
station Is about a fifth full of a yellow
ish liquid which looks for all the world
like dirty alcohol.
It Is thought by a great many that
the nurseryman, Sllva, died of tho same
thing as tho other .three, Portuguese
nnd there Is a great probability that his
body will be exhumed In order to as
certain definitely. He was found ileid
with the bottles In tho room nnd tho
direct cause of his death was i.ot
known. Then ngaln Sllvn was known to
bo a drinker and an Illicit distiller ofi
liquor. He mny havo been experiment
ing with some of his concoctions and,
drinking some, expired before help
could bo summoned by him.
Dr. Pratt was Been today In connec
tion with tho death of the nursery
man, Sllvn, and, In answer to a ques
tion, he had tho following to sav:
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IIICIU IO UU UUUUL WI1UIUVIT 111 III
iiiiuii mai ine man wen or a disease 01
long stnndlng which was perfectly.
uppaient when I called at the houso
and made an examination In tho pies-
enco of the Portuguese Consul. Tha
door of his room was not kicked In as '
has been reported to you. On tbo con-1
trary, there was a man In attendance
on Sll.' a all day Monday nnd this same.
man was with him when he died. Tho
symptoms nt tho tlmo of death wero
not nt all tho same as those of the threo
victims of yesterday and today."
An autopsy was held by Dr. Kmersan
on tho body of Sllva who died this
morning. Drs. McDonald, Herbert, 1
Wayson. Pratt and others were prea-
cnt. The stomach was removed and the
contents will bo examined by Dr. Hi-
galls, assisted by Prof. Shorey and
others. Tho coroner's Jury was called
this morning and the bodies ot the de
ceased wero viewed, but there will bo
no session of this body until tho ex
perts hand In their report.
The bodies ot Medelros, Cabral nnd
Sllva will bo burled this afternoon.
French Canadians have been men
tioned among other sources of planta
tion labor that might be tried. It la
very unlikely that success would ro
ward efforts nt recruiting In that quar
ter. Two or threo years ago a large
number of French Canadian families
wero Induced to go to llrazll. When
ttlAV nrrlvml thn ..nmlltlnna worn fnnml
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so different from what tho recruiting
ncpntft linil nrnmlRoil thnt tlin nnnr tien.
pie made a Bcramblo for home and
friends again. This experience will
doubtless mako it a dllllcult matter to
Induce the peaceful habitant of Quebec
to lcate his happy home again for un
known regions. Resides, there Is a tru
mendous dcclopmcnt in coal, Iron and
copper mining, copper smelting and
steel manufacture to n large extent
with capital from the United Stales
going on at present in the eastern
provinces of Canada, which makes tho
labor demand greater than the supply.
Employe nnd DmployecH.
It will bo with n feeling of relief no
doubt that It is learned that at last one
may obtain help without the trouble
and disappointment of skirmishing
among friends nnd acquaintances, thus
In many cUscb causing unpleasantness
nnd Ill-feeling, Again, on the other
hand It will be a pleasure to any In
search of positions to bo able to regis
ter with a responsible business agency
and be saved tho discouragement of a
sarcastic "Not nt present," or In other
words "Don't bother me" that so often
meet an application for work. By regls-
terlngln this, manner and leaving rofo--
enecs, etc.. much running hither nnd
thither, with consequent disappoint
ment, Is saved, and owing to tho numer
ous applications for help and situations
on fllo In such nn agency the securing
either of a position or of help Is much
Robt. W. Atkinson at the solicitation
and with the encouragement of many
prominent local business men, as well
as of the religious community, has es
tablished such nn ngency here In Hono
lulu. Mr. Atkinson has long held a
prominent position In New York nndL
"rooklyn whejo he has done good work
out at tlie behest or his phslclan and
on the adlce of local-friends bo has
made Honolulu his place of business
for the future. He has established
an advertising, commercial and general
business agency which will attend to
Job printing nnd public typewriting
and wM fdrnlsh awnings and tents Jor
picnics, -meetings, church parties, etc.,
this latter being a specialty and
satisfactory work being guaranteed at
reasonable prices. In addition to the district. The council would not con
employment agency a general house, slder tho application for n moment,
renting agency Is maintained nnd by Superintendent of Public Works J. A.
registering your wants with Mr. Atkln-' McCnndless reported upon a leakage In
son whether a house, room or a tenant I "10 sewerage system which was moro
Is wanted much time and expenso will
'TODAY S JURY TRIAL
IN CIRCUIT COURT
Wllder's Steamship Company Files
Heavy Bond Winding up Late
A. A. Todd's Estate Peti
tion by Consul
Kll put on trial this morning before
.lliilui. llliimihrpvu tin tu i'tinnrnfl u'llli
, mn,dmlg bllrnng of 8ll(;ar cano ,t
Walannc. Deputy Attorney General .1.
W. Cntlunrt Is prosecuting, and L. M.
Strauss defending the prisoner. The
Jury consists of Chns. Ilwrctt. J no.
Jones, Ed. 8. Holt, Geo. Macy, Saml. P.
Woods, Carl C. Rhodes, HarUn T.
Walty, James Stciner, Chas. R. Dement,
rlmu rt l.mnn Mnnlt. Ifitillnu ntnl
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Mr. Strauss objected to further pro
ceedlngs on tho Indictment, on tho
ground that It contained two distinct
chnrges. Tho Court overruled the ob
jection on the ground that defend in t
had already pleaded nut guilty to tho
Jurors nut engaged wero excused un
til 2 p. m.
Wllder's Steamship Company hi
filed n bond In thu nggregatu sum of
J 1 10,2 JO, with William C. Wilder nnd
William G. Brash ns sureties, to stiy
execution of tho Supremo Court Judg
ment against tho principal for (51,-
n --,,,,, frnm Mnv , ,nn
,, c08tB of ,G23iC0i ,I1B tho rMU,,
I f npl,eal ,rom guch juilgment to the
Unltca gtatC8 Court ot Apncalll ,or ,,,
A, do Soma Canavarro, Consul for
Portugual, petitions for the appoint
ment of J. A. M. Osorlo as administra
tor of tho estate of Joso Antonio do
Sllva, which Is valued at (1S75. Tho
holrs aro brothers and sisters residing
J. A. Rodanet, executor ot the estate
ot A. A. Todd, deceased, has filed his
accounts with a petition for discharge.
Receipts were (I9G.25 and payments
D. Kalauokalanl Jr., son ot Senator
elect Kalauokalanl, ono of the foremost
and most highly respected men In tho
Independent iwrty, lias been namul by
Robert W, Wilcox as nls secretary to I
Washington. Mr. KanuoknUni '' aj
graduate of Oahu College and Is a
i-miti,. man Irnnnm fri lila utnrllnir mini. '
young man known for bis sterling qutl-
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Itles by nil Alio htvo had anything to
I iln iv , 1 mi Hit nnrmLs linth thn l?n. '
gll'li nnd H.wallan langu ip,s fluently
and will undoubtedly till his post In n
A. B. Loebenstein Takes
ATTORNEY GENERAL DOLE
WILL NOT ENDORSE PROTEST
Leakage in Sewers Degraded Official
Refused Liquor License Fire
Station Contract Hangs
Most of the time at the Governor's
council this morning was occupied with
a protest against thg.elgcUon of Ilobo-.t
Wilcox ns Dclcgalo to .Congress.
Dals & Gear, attorneys for A. B.
Loebenstein, hud lodged tho protect
with the Attorney Qcneral, requesting
his endorsement thereon to give it effect
Tho ground of protest was that the
election was held without authority of
law, tbo Legislature having yet to pro-
tide for tho election of Delegate to
Attorney General E. P. Dole reported
having answered Davis & Gear to thu
effect that he had no olllclnl concern lu
the matter. Ills view of the question
was submitted In the form of a brief.
Robert Walalcale, who lately resign
ed the olllco of Deputy Sheriff of Ko
I0.1, Kauai, under a cloud, had applied
to Treasurer T. F. I.anslng to grant
him a liquor dealer's Ucenso for tint
than tho contract allowed. Tho Gov
ernment need not accept the contract
If tho leakngo exceeds sixty gallons'.a 4
minute. Mr. McCandless was Instruct
ed to havo the contractors set the
thing to rights.
Mr. McCandless reported the bldstog.j'r ,
No. 4 engine houso ns printed jMf'V
where. Tho contract has not -beo'f
nwnrded. After the meeting Mr. Mc
Candless said tho lowest bid was above
tho Government's estimate, but It would
glvo a better building.
PAYING PROPERTY TAXI 8.
There was a long lino of taxpayers
at the Tax Olllco all forenoon. This
Is tho last clay for paying taxes on
property to savo tho 10 per cent ndJI
lion for dclinqucni
ncy. Payments liao,1(JW.
ear, and It Is not.cSP " "J
nllnminnt list trf nt.1t L a.4'
been givod this j
peeled that tho delinquent list for pub-k
Mention next inonin win no long or
heavy. Tax Assessor Jonathan Shaw
estimates receipts for this month at
ubout (200,000. A
Eniilne House Tenders?
Tenders for building No.4 flrc en
gine House nt I'ainma are as roilows:
J. V. Rcllly i18,94i
Lucas Ilros 19,971
Ik. J. Onens .. 20,150,,
Arthur Harrison 21.013
J. Ouderklrk 23.913
I). L. Davis 27.153",
W. Dunbar i'M?
Shirtwaists, splendid tut and latest
stjlcs from 60 tents to (1.00 at'L.-U.
Kerr's big sale. ' , , V ,
TIIK WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN1-
TAIN PDN. All sizes, all Bhapes. II.
FOR MUDDY1' STREETS.
Tlie Doctor's Advice
Is to Utep vour feet dry and
This Is what OUR HEAVY
BOX CALF IN TAN
BOX CALF IN BLACK
4 50 PcpPalr.
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