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Vol. IX. No. 1708
HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY. DECEMBER 10, 1000.
PniOK 5 Okntb.
Its Sunday Divorce Dish
Sticks in Crop of
JUDGE HUMPHREYS TO
ACT UPON AFFIDAVIT
lien Against F. J. Berr. Declared
OffCharles B. Wilson is
Out of Court Bruns
The Andrade divorce case la still on.
This forenoon Charles Crelghton, of
counsel for the libelee, complained of
the report of proceedings In the Sunday
nepubllcan. Judge Humphreys askel
Mr. Crelghton to file an affidavit on the
subject, and then the court would take
cognlianco of the complaint.
Kwong Vlng Fat Co. vs. F. J. Berry,
action of Hen, has been discontinued.
Charles B. Wilson's motion to llle au
amended bill In equity against Lllluo
Jtalnnl was denied by Judge Humph'
Itobert Parker Lewis has appeals 1
from the Judgment of District Judge
Dickey for $113.40 In favor of Burnetta
& Decker, real eetato agents. Tho suit
was for commission on sale of propcrt;'
to S. K bey for $2000.
Accounts of tho estate of tho laie
John Henry Brims have been referred t?
J. A. Thompson for a master's report.
There was nothing beforo Judge ns
tee in the United States District Cou-t
Constantinople, Nov, 30. The ru
mors tliaf a rupture of diplomatic rela-
tlonsv botweenf theUnlted States and
Turker Is ''imminent," are unfdundol.
The relations between the Porte and
the United States Legation arc excel
lent. In fact, the United States
charge d'affaires, Lloyd C. GrUco.il,
has been received In audience six times
this year. Only a fortnight ago he was
Invited to a musical entertainment a
the Yltdlz palace. This proves he Is
persona grata at tho palace.
The visit of the battleship Kentucky
to Smyrna does not influence the na
ture of these relations, though it does
Induce the Porte to more strictly Con
cern itself with the United States
claims for indemnity, which were al
ready on the point of solution.
Dr. Thomas II. Norton Is going to
take possession of his post at Harpoot,
The United States Legation will con
tinue to press Its demand for an exs
quatur but a prompt solution of this
question Is not likely.
The order loathe Cramps of Philadel
phia for a cruiser will be small, the
price being less than 600.000 Turkish
CANAL TREATY SIGNED
Washington, Dec. 1. Secretary Hay
this morning for the Government of tho
United Stntes and Senor Corren, the
Nlcaraguan Minister, for his own gov.
crnment, signed, a treaty whcreTiy tho
latter government concedes to the Gov.
crnment of the United States the neces
sary rights and privileges, within her
bestowal for the construction of tbo
Paris, Dec. L Mr. Kruger left tho
Hotel Scribe at 1:10 p. ni. today In a
closed carriage, surrounded by a squad
ron of mounted municipal guards. Th'
crowd which gathered aObut tho hotel
was decidedly small compared with
tho size of those which greeted M:
Kruger a week ago. The Boer leader
was cheered as he drove away, swing
ing his hat from tho landau window In
Berlin, Dec. 1. An official of the
Foreign Office Informed tlio correspond
ent of the Associated Press today thtt
It was notified late yesterday that Mr.
Kruger will arrive here Tuesday. Tho
official admitted that Hmperor Wil
liam's traveling plans may prevent him
from seeing Mr. Kruger.
Was Convened in Lahaina
Maui, on the 5th
GRAND JURY PRESENTS
Man Poon Gets Seven Years for Burg
lary-George Hons Wins First
Case Under New System
Other Court Motes.
NEWSPAPER MAN'S WBDDING.
Saturday evening was the appointed
time for the wedding of Archibald C.
Steele and Miss Helen Willis at tho
residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Scott
at Wnlnaku Lawns, HIIo. Mr. Steele'n
friends of the Honolulu press doubtless
all thought their congratulations at tho
time as near as they could guess tho
moment when the declaration of 'man
and wife was made, and would have
made them visible wero tho wireless, in
operation. The Bulletin knows It makes
no mistake In conveying to the young
couplo the.assurance.of the bcstwlshcH
of everyone In Honolulu knowing .tnem,
for a long and unclouded union. Mr.
Steele began his Hawaiian career
modestly as a compositor on a city
newspaper but was quickly advanced
to the foretnanshlp, from which he
was within a few years called .to, tUo
management of tho HIIo 'Trlbun.
whose business In every department
has prospered wonderfully .In 'hi
Chrlatlantt Regain Confidence.
ParlJ)ec. 1. At a meeting of the
Cabinet this morning Minister Del
Casse announced that the Christians
had reentered tho towns they former'
ly lnhnbtted in the province of Can
ton, District of Shun Tak. and escorted
by French military and Chinese troops,
Official notices,, ho. added, had been
posted In the villages requesting tho
population not to disturb the Chris
tlans and announcing penalties for fur
ther outrages. Tho Chinese authorities
have been notified 'that they will b&
dismissed and their goods confiscated
In case of renewed trouble. Tho Chi
nese who are known to have been guil
ty of murder will he executed In tha
presence of the French troops.
Special attention is called to tho dh
play of toys andXmas goods at L. B,
Kerr & Co.'s. A full line Is In stock
and of the very finest.
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN;
TAIN PEN. All sizes, all shapes. It"
Tickets Selling Rapidly. ,
It Is certainly most gratifying to note
the readiness 'with which people" ara
buying the tickets for tho concert got
ten up to buy Christmas presents fur
the poor unfortunates on Molokal.
Very fow'peoplo are refusing the per
sons, who.are out with the.tlckets. Mrs.
3L s t..1,3 i
nonmnnn is ai'ine neau ui uuuins nun
she Is being kept very busy supplying
tickets to thoso who arc onxlous to
help the work along.
A ticket seller approached ft very
busy man this morning und, handing
out a ticket, asked for a dollar. "Not
on your life," rtplled tho,.man, "Then
he lokcd at the ticket and said: "That'e
'different' altogether." With .that, he
reached down Into his pocket and pull
ed out a couple of dollars.
Great Fight Progressing.
London, Dec. 1. Tho Evening SUn
dard reports that a great fight. Is ,Iu
progress between 'General Knox and
General Dewet, nearltaixvlllo,ln tho
Southeastern extremity of the Orano
Itlver Colony, and that, tho capture of
Gccnrnl Dewet seemed Imminent.
London, Dec. 1. The British had
Qvo men killed and CG wounded In th3
fighting with the Viljoen and Erasmus
commands near Ileltfontcln Nov, 29.
Wailuku, Dec. 8. The December
term of the Circuit Court of the Second
Circuit wnstconvened at the Lahaina
court house, Lahaina, Maui, at 10
o'clock on the morning of December fi.
The proceedings were opened with
prayer by the aged Kev. Kekela. Hon,
John W. Kalua was tho presiding
Judgo and Deputy Attorney General J,
W. Cathcart was there as the prosecut
ing officer. Among thoo present wers
the following: Sheriff L. M. Baldwin.
Deputy Sheriffs A. N. Haysclden, It.
C. Lindsay and Sam E. Kalama; Cap
tains of Police Kauhaahan and W. E.
Saffery; Lieutenant of Police Wm. Ke.v
nu and Attorneys Qcorge Hons, J, M.
Knncakua, John Itlchardson, Wm.
White and P. N. Kahokuoluna; Chi
nese Interpreter LI Cheong; Hawaiian
Interpreter Charles Hopkins and Ja
panese Interpreter Chester A. Doyle.
Stenographer D. H. .Case arrive!
from Honolulu Friday evening ami
then Judge Kalua delivered his charge
to tho Qrand Jury.-- All the cases In
which Judge Kalua. was disqualified
wero continued until the next term i
It had been found lmposslblo to get a
Judge from Honolulu to net in his place.
Judge Kalua appointed F. W. Hardy
foreman of tho Orand Jury and" the
Jury Itself elected W. A. Kay as Its
clerk. This body went Into session on
Wednesday afternoon. When they re
turned Into tho court room Thursday
afternoon the Grand Jury found truu
bills of Indictment In the following
Territory of Hawaii vs. Man Poo.i,
alias Wai Tal, alias Nal Wei, charged
with burglary In the first degree. Ter
ritory of Hawaii vs. Ah Fu, Ah Sail
and Ah Fook, charged with assault and
battery with a weapon obviously and
Imminently dangerous to life. Terri
tory of Hawaii vs. Kaula, charged with
assault and battery, with a weapon oh
vlously and Imminently dangerous to
llfo, on one Malkcalue. Territory of
Hawaii vs. Kaula, charged with assault
and battery with a weapon 'obviously
and imminently dangerous to life on
one Keanu. Territory of Hawaii vs.
Dyo, charged with larceny In the se!-
The Jury further reported that they
found no bills of Indictment in the fol
lowing cases: :.
Territory of Hawaii vs. Ah Ltiuc,
charged with selling opium.
Territory of Hawaii vs. John Eucrl,
The Judge thanked tho grand Jurors
for tho prompt manner In which tlnjy
had .transacted, (the business brought
before them and then excused them for
the term. '
C. D. Lovcland of Hamnkiiapoko
was ono of tho grand Jurora Biibpocn'
ed for this term but ho failed to appear
on opening of term and not even a no
tification of'ariy kind was given the
J Judge. At noon on Thursday, Decem
ber fl, Judge Knlua ordered tho clerk
of the court to Issue u bench warrant
for Loveland and nt 1 p. in. that day.
an officer was dispatched to Hnmaktm-
ney Hons now bears the honor of win
ning the first case In the circuit unler
the new Juny system.
In the case of Ter. Hawaii vs. Man
Poon the defendant pleaded guilty to
Indictment presented by grand Jury
charging him with feloniously and
burglariously stealing and taking away
goods and chattels from the Kahu
lul itore on' the night 'of September 3,
1900, to the Taluo of $400. Defendant
was sentenced to seven years Imprison
ment at hard labor.
The cases of Ter. Hawaii vs. Kaula,
assault and battery with deadly wea
pon on his wlfo Moelkeahl and his
mother-in-law, Keanu, defendant
plended guilty to two different Indict
ments by the grand Jury. Sentenio
was reserved until Tuesday.
Fourteen civil causes have been con
tinued until next June term, and dU
clalmers filed by defendants In two
civil causes. There remained for trtul
two criminal cases, about seven civil
causes, one divorce and five causes to
be heard In vacation. This term will
likely terminate either next Thursday
or Friday. Several Honolulu attorneys
are expected next week to hear some
oH HAY ON
Letter Received by Gov
ernor Dole on Last
EXILE COMMITTED ON
ACT OF HIGH POLICE
Matters Handled in Governor's Council
This Forenoon Treasurer Lan
sing Hakes Estimate
SHE WAS FORMERLY
AN ATLANTIC GREYHOUND
Carries Christmas Gifts as well as
Recruits to Army in Philippines
basins, $115.50 and back excavations,
$3.00 per foot.
J. Duggan put In a bid of $5010 tor
the whole Job,
These estimates have not been figur
ed out yet so that the one to whom tht
contract will bo nwarded, cannot bo
decided on yet.
"Take a Club."
In the Police Court this forenoon,
Hannh Kealoha appeared on the charge
of assault and battery on I). Hannmil
kal by biting him. The defendaut
stated that the man had made Impropnr
proposals to her and that she had douo
her best to get away from him. He re
taliated by pouring watir on her and
declaring ho would arrest her. He wai
a special policeman under Coptaln Par
ker. Judge Wilcox called the com
plainant beforo him and gave him a
lecture that he will not soon forget. Ho
then turned to tho defendant and told
her to go. As she was walking out.
Judge Wilcox said: "The next ttnio
don't bite; take a club to him."
If you wish your
at a fair market price,
list it with us. We
can sell it for you if it
is saleable and rea
Tel. Main 09 Judd Builifinfi.
Thcro will bo new talent nt tho Or
pheiim this evening, that arrived In tlio
Zealandla. A character woman for tho
stock company comes and little Clulro
Fox. who Is expected to bo a gro.it
card by the management will como 'n
th esamo steamer. The orclustra will
be completed by th eaddltlim of a co.'
net player and a chellolst ami may now
fairly boast tho claim of being tho belt
vaudeville orchestra in perhaps nil
America. Conloii and Hilor have a
complet change for tonight,
Tho Cnr IScttcr. ,
Llvadla, Dec. 1. The follow lug bul
letin wus Usued today: Tlio Kiupo.'or
panic d a veiy good day crd.iy mil
slept very well last night. Ills .M i
Jesty's condition l very witliiiitiir
A dainty piece of lucquerwaru ;
soiiiiHiiliMnlililu Janiiien.ciliii wotil I
lllllllO III! I'lid'llil't (Jlirlilll iltw'Mt.
For Mile by lunkciml, Hut stmt.
poko to get him. On tho,Cth C. p. Lov.
land obtalnedija 'iertincato$fromVl)i.
McConkey stating that Loveland' was
111 and under his treatment. Sheriff
Baldwin left for Wailuku today. Tho
officer has not returned yet with Mr.
Loveland. On Thursday morning that
gentleman was at Pnla depot to sea u
Ball was forfeited In tho following
cases: Itcp, Hawaii s. Dan Mahul;i
assault and battery: Ter. Hawaii vs.
Flng Teong. opium In possession; Ter.
Hawaii vs. lllruta and wife, kccplu
Territory Hawaii vs. Ten CIim,
opium In possession.
Tho case of tlio Territory of Ha
waii is Salyou (w), liquor selling, w.i
nolle pum'il, whllo In that of the Ter
iltory of Hawaii vs, Kokuiilole, liquor
soiling, defendant plcudvd guilty. Hen
leiuo wus sintpviidi'd until the lu'U
Julio tirm. Tim caso of Tt'irltury ''
Hawaii mi. Trunk (liiirlu, llipiiir h'dlliu
was tlio Hut tiled bcfoie Hut liiul Jury
oil I'rldiiy. Deputy Altoiliey (lenum!
Cuihcurt for piixt'i iiilnn mid dm Iloiu
for iWMiie. At 5: IK p. in. tho Jury,
aftr Mug In Hi tooiu for two lHWr
it till twtlve nilnulf, irtMiiM H lliiDAl'
ihmus wdlt (H k dW"liiHHi, AMei-
Tbo transport Meade docked at the
Navy wharf last Saturday at 3:30, hav
ing left San Francisco at noon on De
cember 1st. She will tako on a thou
sand tons of coal and expects to get
away by Wednesday, and nrrlte in Ma
nila lh time to distribute somo '--i0
Christmas presents. She Is loaded with
(supplies. and has 23J soldiers recruited!
to fill up the regular reglmentB lu Mi
Tlio Meade Is a remarkable boat In
many respects, besides which she has a
history. She was built in 1874 and In
1S75 she was the champion Atlantic
liner. She was UrBt constructed for the
Inman lino and was named the City o'
Berlin. When the Inman line w.iu
merged into tho American line she wai
called the Berlin. The Meado was
purchased by the United Stutes Gov
ernment In July, IMS, and was rebuilt
In ISM. Shu Is a sister ship to tho
Cheater, now called tho Sedgwick, ami
when in the Atlantic service she held
the gold medal for her splendid record
In crossing the Atlantic. She Is good
for 10V4 knots but to do this would re
quire an enormous consumption of
The Meade Is constructed on lines
that offer the smallest amount of re.
Blstanco when driving through the w.-v
ter. When she wus rebuilt last year
tho most modern appliances and 1m
provements were Introduced nnd be
yond question alio Is ono of the fln.'U
nppolnted transports In the service. On
her trial trip out from Now York Just
ufter she was rebuilt by tho govern
ment sho roado her 18 knots an hour.
Walking through from one department
of tho vessel to another one bet-onus
impressed with tho completeness of the
arrangements. The electrical Installa
tion Is moat complete and somen hit
Tho Meade Is In command of Captain
Geo. Wilson, who has sailed her evur
since she became the property of the
Government. V. II. Harstedt Is llrat
officer und W. II. Kelly chief eiiglnoor.
Tho army officer In 'command Is II. M.
Scholleld, captain und assistant quar
termaster, U. S. A. Italph L. Tajlor is
The Ico inuchlnes on tho transput t
have u capacity of twu tons dally, an J
tho soldiers aro supplied with Ico u-
Tho dining loom .Is
Several very Important matters wero
brought up during the session of the
Governor's Council this forenoon. Tho
first matter was brought up by At
torney General Bolo who spoke about
tbo articles of corporation asked for
by tho Hawaiian and Honolulu News
.Co. He reported that these people IwJ
not compiled with tho law In regard to
the tiling of oaths of tho president.
vice president nnd secretary. On this
showing, tho meeting decided not to
grant the papers nsked for.
Applications from the following lor
retail liquor licenses for the sale of
light wines and liquors wero rend and
denied: AhJ.ec, Kapaa, Kauai; J. I)u
dolt, Kallhlwal, Kauai; N. Hamano,
Kullhlwal, Kauai; i:. Palmer, Kapaa,
Governor Dole read a letter from
Secretary John Hay stating that tho
papers In the Cranstowu claim had
been received. In this letter was, en
closed a copy of tho letter to the Brit
ish Ambassador at Washington, stal
ing that Cranstuwn was in the con
spiracy to overthrow the existing gov
ernment of the Hawaiian Islands, nivl
that this would Justify his expulsion
from Hawaii as an net of high police
This opinion upholds thn action of
the Provisional Oo eminent. A Bulle
tin reporter nsked for n copy of the let
ter but this was refused.
Mr. Lansing read figures of the es
timate of receipts for the coming year.
These will be In the neighborhood iof
$2,300,000 of which $1,500,000 will come
from taxes. These receipts will como
from licenses, stamps, water works
here, at HIIo, Laupuhochoo nnd Wai
luku, rents of public lands (Including
laundries), market Incomes, fines, cojih
and forfeitures, harbormasters' re
ceipts from towago, etc. Mr, Lansing
Is unable to make an estimate of ex
penditures becuuso he cannot tell whit
tbo Legislature will do. However, th.
bare running expenses and pay rolls
he has estimated at $1,800,000. This Is
outside of Improvements, the pay of
district magistrates and tho like.
Mr, McCandless Bpoke of the appoint'
nient of Mr. Richards of HIIo as'tho
government agent at that place, under
the Superintendent of Public Works.
Tbo meeting made no objection to this
but, as there was no appropriation for
the ofllco, Mr, ltlchards would have to
wait until the Legislature meets tor
Mr. McCandless presented a petition
from C. S. Desky and others for the Im
provement of tho I'auoa and Booih
roads. The mooting decided to Impro-e
the I'auoa road If tho people living
along tho route would appropriate tha
requisite laud. In the matter of tho
Booth road, tho government could not
net as this was a private thoroughfare.
Mr. McCandless read n communlci
tlon from John Kmmoliith to Superin
tendent of Water Works Androw
Brown nbklng for an estimate of re
ceipts from the reservoirs and the val
ue of tho laud, No action was taken.
Mr. McCundleBS read u letter from
Kev. J. M. Lydgate stutlng that the
sub-contractor to whom the contract f
Fire In Treasury Department
Washington, Nov. 30. At 11:30 to
day Are was discovered In room CO on
the third floor of the Treasury Depart
ment, which Is occupied by the auditors
for tbo Interior Department. It de
stroyed somo temporary supplies used
in tho office. Tho loss Is small. Tlu
cause of the tiro is not definitely know n
but It is supposed to have been cither
from spontaneous combustion or a de
Vesnelx Arrived at HIIo.
Am. bk Annie Johnson, A. II. Nelson,
master, 23 days from San Franclsc?,
with general merchandise and 10 pas
Am, brig Courtney Ford, Donald '
Murchlson master, 37 days from SUka
via Kllllsnoo, Alaska, cargo D25'toua
Race Horses For 8nle.
Venus, the thoroughbred mnre that
holds tho record In these Islands for
tho and i mllo dash. Is for sale.
The Btalllon Star Is another bcnutlful
nnlmal that Is offered. Both these
horses aro tho property of W. II. Corn
well. An advertisement In today's pa
per gives full particulars.
Tho band will tnko Its holiday on.
Wednesday Instead of Friday this week,
tho latter, day, the boys will play for
tho Mormons. On Friday, tho band
will play a farewell concert' for tho
Zealand la passengers on the Oceanic
wharf. Thcro will be a concert on the
grounds of the Hawaiian hotel Thurs
day night as usual.
ItenchcH Have Not Arrived.
Although the order for Iron benches
fr that part of the Capitol grounds
surrounding tho band stand was seat
In to n local agency somo four orfivii
months ago. not a single ono has yt
put In an appearance. They aro very
necessary ns the crowds at the Stind ly
concerts aro Increasing every week.
New York, Dec, 1. The American
Kenning Company advanced the list
price of Hb fine granulated sugar to
day to S.3S cents per pound.
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caoab 0 of seut PR 120 persons anil Is ,i .. ' . ..
model of neatness and ioii entente.
In a gamo of football between the
Catton, Nell! & Co. and the Honolulu
Iron Works Saturday afternoon, tho
Bcoro stooil 1 to 1, This was tho result
ut tho end of tho first half and the
playeis wero bent on bcorlng In tho sec
ond but they couldn't do It. There wne
too much stubborn playing on both
In tho game between lolaul nnd En
gland, tho former won by a score of
2 to 0. When It ranm to tho second
half, It wus found that (he ball hail
collapsed so there was no more playing
fur thut day.
A portion of the wrecked dredger
which collupM'il ut Navy wharf No. i
bus been icmowil to tho Honolulu Iron
Works fur repairs, Vimltrduy nil liutnlx
wciiiut work pltlilng up imrtluiis nt th
machinery from tha water. All mmmI
bl pn will bo Mudi in' plum Hw
ilrN4iw III MltUjU) foi ClllllllMlllIK llr
wnrli of ilrtxlirlllic IWt h slip,
had ceased to work. Ho waB out 'if
funds and unable to go on. No action
Daniel J. Kuahval appeared In tin
Police Court this forenoon on the
charge of carrying a revolver. Ho
made tho statement that ho was drunk
at the time. The police tell the story
that tbo fellow was endeavoring to
"stand off" n gang ho thought was in
tho net of attacking him. A line of $10
nnd costs was Imposed.
A completo new stock of shoes has
been received nt L. B. Kerr & Co.'s
thee store, corner Fort nnd Hotel ,
Mrcc-is and will be Bold at tbo merest
shaving of profits.
Storm Dam Bids
Opened This Noon
Bills for tho construction of a stor'n
sewer at tho corner of I'nrt and Queen
streets were opened in the office of tlio
Superintendent of 1'ublle Works ut
noon today. They wero ns follows:
W. II. KiiHsell & Co. 27-lu. pipe.
$0.2fi; 21-lu,, $5.00; IR-lu.. $1.1,0; lMn..
$l.r8; IO-Iii,, $1.50; man hole $7l.7fi.
catch busliiH, $5K.7D. ntiil luck cxniv-i-tliins,
$1,25 per foot.
Illliimlliiiiis Hock Paving Co,. Ltd.
27-lu,, pipe, IS.r.0. 2Mll $1.95. IK-lll.
$1.75; 12-111,. $ Jo, 10 In.. $1 10, nun
hob, fW; oHteli IuiuIiih. l in iiml back
Kuwiviitliins, ll.no pr foot.
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We have Enough Ties In stock to
suply all the
Ladies of Honolulu.
These SLIPPERS are In Vlcl
KM and Patent Leather, and of
the LATEST EASTERN FASH
IONS. Thev are, without the
least bit of exagcratlon, the most
Stylish Line of SLIPPERS ever
placed on Sale In Honolulu.
They are on exhibition In out
I'rlccH Rnngc Prom
6l.no to $7.ftO.
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wA(H,Sm 1 1 H mi mir iwammimmiitmmmmimtt