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Vol. X. No. 1737.
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY. JAXl'ARY U 1001
PltlOE 5 Oknts.
111 OF HV
Youthful "Janitor of U. S.
DRAFT ON SUB-TREASURER
Confesses Quilt and Pleads Being Hard
Up Awaits Trial in Jail in
Default of $3000
Thomas Saffrey, n part Hawaiian em
ploved ns Janitor of tlio navy paymas
ter's office, In In custody for a RtupM
forgery. It Is that of a draft on tho
assistant treasurer of the United Statoj
at San Francisco for $1G 50. The blank
having been torn out of the front of
the hook. In consecutive order of the
numbered blanks, the assistant pay
master was enabled to given timely
warning to all the banks. Saffrey. with
the only gleam of cleverness In the
whole lorry business, presented the
draft at the, Yokohama Specie bank,
but even without any warning the gen
tlemen there could never have been
fooled with such a piece of paper.
The draft Is In favor of Mr. McWll
kle clerk to the assistant pa master,
but his name Is written "Mcwllklc." It
Ins the word dollars superfluously
written In, so that tho order Is to pay
"the sum of Fifteen dollars and bait
Dollars." Then "ARst." Is written j
fote "Eugene F. Hall" Instead of bo-fori-
the engraved words "Paymaster
t P. N." The blank under the direc
tion, beneath n vignette of Admiral
Fnrragilt, "State object for whMi
drawn." Is filled with the halt English
phinse "For one week working."
Although the signature Is too rudely
trade to be called an Imitation, the law
makes no distinction In that regard.
The maximum penalty for the offense
1 JlfOO fine or fifteen ears' Imprison
ment. Saffrey was arraigned before Com
missioner W. J. Robinson this morn
ing In the office of District Atttorney
Dalrd. prosecuting. Ho waived hear
ing and was remanded In default of
J3000 ball for appearance nt next term
of the I'nlted States District Court.
Saffrey had been arretted by Polio
mun Pea At the station before being
nrtalgned, he confessed the offense
with the excuse that he needed tho
Just recently, n native with three
children moved from Kapalama to
Walklkl and naturally took the little
ones with him. He now makes com
plaint that ho has applied to the prin
cipal of the Kalulanl schoool to have,
his children transferred from that In
stitution to the Walklkl school and has
been refused. He has applied to hi?
Mends and nn Investigation of the af
fair will be mail... There may have
been some misunderstanding. At all
events, the native has been pnvlni;
ninety cents every day for the street
cm fare of his children and this on n
veij small Income. He cannot afford
to do this nny longer and will now
ti. uufer his children no matter what H
Home Rule Charter Committee.
The sub-committee of the Indepen
dent Home Rule party's Commlttco of
Thirty will meet this evening for tho
The Splendid New-a
now being laid out by the
THUSTLhb OF OAHU COL
LEGE above Rocky Hill.
and Streets are t
Prices and Terms will be An
nounced Soon by the
purpose, of considering drafts of a
charter. Should the deliberations of
this sub-committee be completed In
time, its report will be turned In to the
general commlttco on Wednesday
night next. It Is the Intention of the
commlttco to rush work along an quick
ly as may be, In order to have a char
ter In shape for presentation to tho
Legislature early In the session.
Mr. Sommerlleld Returns).
Walluku, Jan. 12. Frank Sommer
lleld, formerly head luna of the Wallu
ku plantation, returned to Maul this
week after seven months' nbsence
spent among the famous springs of
California for tho benefit of his health.
Mr. Sommerflcld sns that his trip urn
very beneficial to his health. He left
for Lahalna yesterda) to work with
J. K. Hlgby putting up the new rail
road track for the Pioneer Mill from
Lahalna to Kaanapatl.
I FII HRT
ANOTHER PHASE OF
FAMOUS COLLISION CASE
Attorney McClanahan Trying to Clear
Up Ambiguity-Perfecting the
AppealAnother New Ame
rican Citizen Made.
Judge Estcc naturalized James Lino,
native Madeira, at the opening of tin
Fcedral court this morning.
The bonds on appeal In the Claiullno-
Carson cases $16,000 and $2000 respec
tivelywere approved by the Judge,
with tho consent of both parties repre
sented by Messrs. Neumann and Mr-
Clanahan. Then a request for leave
to correct the record, on a curious qui
tlon, was made by Mr, McClanahan for
tho libelees. When the cases were on
trial before Judge Estee, some of the
testimony from the Hawaiian Circuit
Court was Introduced by stipulation.
In the course of Its reading Judge Ea
tcco occasionally Interjected a qucstloi
or n remark, which .the reporter would
take down ns "by the court," that be
ing the usual formula. The transcrip
tion of the record docs not show wheth
er the court stands for Federal Judg
Estee or Circuit Judge Sllllman. Judjo
Estee ruled today that he could not
make any order for corrections where
no exceptions were tnken, but ho ac
ceded to the request far enough to dic
tate the Insertion of certain cxplani
tory notes. Tho court slls again this
afternoon for proceedings required to
perfect the appeals.
COAL THIEF ARRD8TBD.
Kcokl. a native wharf hand, was
caught red-handed by J D. McVeigh on
tho quarantine whatf early this morn
ing with 200 pounds of Untie Sam's
coil In Ills possession. Ho was Imme
diately arrested and taken to the pollrc
When called up before Judge Wil
cox, Keokl made a clean breast of the
whole affair and said ho was guilty.
Tho defendant was committed for sen
tence to tho next term of the Circuit
Klloluina Art League.
Tho afternoon at home, conducted by
the literary circle of tho Kllohana Art
League will bo held the last Saturday
of every mouth.
At tho January At Home Mrs. W. F.
Frear will give an Interesting talk on
Mrs. Dillingham will have an Hawa
iian At Home In February.
Mrs. II. M. Mott-Smltb, Mrs. O. P.
Emerson and others arc making prep
arations for the At Homo during the
In tho near future the chairman of
tho literary circle, Mrs. Kinney, will
call a meeting of active members of
that circle to discuss Important woik
along their line.
City Editor Doollttlc.
James D. Doollttle, who arrived flora
tho Soast In tho barkentlno Wrestler
Saturday morning, has been appolntoi
city editor of tho Republican In pla:o
of Mr. Branson, resigned. Mr. Dou-
llttlo's namo belles him for he has tho
reputation of being a very hard worker.
Tho Republican Is fortunate In securing
such a valuable, addition to Us rcpor
Tho schooner Twilight Is being
rapidly put Into shape for going to sea.
This morning her set of new sails wa-i
being placed In position and such re
pairs made ns recommended by the
Hoard of Survey,
A complete, new stock of shoes has
been received at L. n. Kerr & Co.'a
shoe store, corner Fort and Hotel
ttrects and will bo sold at tho merest
shaving of profits.
Fine Job Printing at the bulletin
In Connection With Death
LOOKS AS IF SHE MAY
HAVE TAKEN A POISON
Story of a Quarrel Between Father
and Son Woman Tried
Hard to Adjust
Mlamoto Tori, n fine looking Japan-
eso woman, died at tho Kobavasht hos
pital on Lillha street at -1:30 o'clock
vestcrday afternoon, after a lingering
illness of ten days. The circumstances
connected with the death of this wo
man wero suspicious and Deputy Sher
iff Chllllngworth was notified to this
effect. Shortly before 12 noon, he sum
moned the following Coroner's Juty
and with them, went to tli ehospltal:
Wm. Savldge, S. Kubey. W. E. Hlvom.
Ernest Kaal, Chas. Phillips and E. E.
Tho bory was In a smal room at the
rear of the hospital. A powder was
burning In the place and the room was
filled with the sorrowing relatives ut
tho deceased. On the veranda outside
was a black coffin. Tho Coroner
swore the Jurors in the presence of the
body nnd set the time for the ses
sion at 7 o'clock this evening.
This done, Deputy Sheriff Chllllng
worth began to ask questions of the
husband, n backdrlver, Mlamoto
Chtllsje by name. Thoe questions
were brought out by a short story
learned by the deputy sheriff from what
he deems to be a reliable source. It Is
On the day preceding the first Illness
of Mlamoto Tort, the father of tho
hackdrivei, Mlamoto by name, dee Jed
over to the son, n certain fish pond It.
Walklkl which ho had secured some
time before. Ry way of celebrating
this event, Mlamoto Chulsjc Invited a
lot of friends to his house and gave
them n good time. Sake flowed freely
and soon, the Japanese, the host In
cluded, were In a hilarious mood
Words sprang up between father and
son and the former soon found him
self living out of the house, impelled
by the strong arms of his son. A plate
It Is said that this made the wife
feel very badly. To think that her f-i-thcr-ln-law
should hnve been trented
In such n manner after having done
her and her husband such a good turn,
filled hci with shame. She remon
strated with hei husband but ho main
tained that he had done perfectly right.
Sho asked him to go to his father nnd
nsk forgiveness but he would not. Find
ing that she failed In every attempt
and being covered with shame, she tock
On tho morning of January 3 sho
complained of being 111. There were
awful pains In her stomach. She at
tempted to put on hor shoes and. while
In the midst of this occupation, her
limbs beenmo numb and Bho could
hardly move. The woman was taken
to the Japanese hospital whero, aftir
llngeilng nlong for tho length of tlmo
mentioned, sho died vestcrday nftei
noon. Deputy Shciiff Chllllngworth states
that Dr. Kobavashl who was In nttend
nnce on tho woman, gives tho Bmp
toms ns those of poisoning. The only
peculiar part of the whole thing Is that
tho woman lingered as long as sho did.
Tho funeral was arranged for this
afternoon btu this plan will probably
have, to bo changed as tho circum
stances surrounding tho death are, con
sidered by tho police as being suspici
ous enough to warrant n post mortem.
DAVID CBNTER ESTATE.
Walluku, Jan. 12. Petitions for tho
administration of tho estate of the Into
David Center of Spreckclsvlllc, Maul,
wero filed this week In tho Second Cir
cuit Court by Attorney A. N. Kepolkil.
Hearing for the appointment of n tem
porary administrator was heard this
morning nnd E. Faxon Illshup of Ho
nolulu wns appointed temporary ad
mlnlstiatnr to serve under n bond of
$13,000. Tho estate Is valued at $30
000, $20,000 In BUgar stocks, and $10,
000 llfo Insurance policy,
WBIJH WATCHING ,'IAIKAU."
Twenty-thi ee Chinamen nnd ono J
paneso wero arrested In a ganibllm;
den Saturday night by Deputy Sheriff
Chllllngworth nnd others nnd, upon be
ing tiled In tho Police Court this fnio
noon, wcie fined $3 nnd costs. They
werclu attendance at a big gume of
"Palkau." One of the number pleadel
not guilty and his case was nolle pros d
One of the gang was old Akuna, a
Chinaman about sevent) sears of age
who has been In the Islands for over
thirty vears. It was In his house the
gamblers were caught. Judge Wllcn
told the old fellow that the next time
he undertook to make a gambling den
out of his place, he would very prob
ably be arrested on the charge of keep
ing a disorderly house.
The following dividends were deehr
cd and disbursed for the twelve months
ending November 30. 1000 to those w ho
held stock In the following sugar plan
Hawaiian Commercial Co, ftiOOQQfl,
Honokaa Sugar Co , $3S3 000; Hutchin
son Sugar Plantation, $300,000; Kllaui i
Sugar Co... $120,000; Makawell Sugar
Co, $243 SSI; Onomea Sugar Co., $170.
000; Paauhua Sugar Co, $375,000. To
A notice of election of orTlrers of the
Chinese Hospital appears under New
CLEARING HIS CALENDAR
Fortune Left By a Rich Chinaman
F. L. Waldron to Administer
Hutchings Estate Few Con
victions at Hilo.
Judge Humphrevs made considerable
progress with his long chambers calen
dar this moinlng. So many people In
Interest nttended court that the court
room had tho appearance of term time.
Mary Jane Clench has been appointed
administratrix of her late husband'
estnte under $1000 bond.
W. It. Sims has been nppolnted ad
ministrator of the estate of Katy Ellin
Sims under $100 bond.
tail Yin nnd Lau Tong have been ap
pointed administrators of the estate of
Lau Tseung alias tail Chong under
bond of $23 000. The w 111 of decedent
was probated In Hongkong. He left
a large estate here.
F. L. Waldron has been nppolnted
administrator of the estate of James
Hutchings under $12,000 bond
The will of August Kraft lias been
admitted to probate, and W. L. Howard
appointed administrator with the w'll
annexed under $C000 bond.
Mary Medelros, admlnlstintrlx of her
late husband's estate, files nn Inventory
showing land at Kallhl worth $1300
Daniel Porter, clerk of 4th Circu't.
writes that the grand Jury would have
another session Friday and wind up
business. The court hnd got rid of
quite a number of criminal cases but
with few convictions.
Akwnl received his permit for the
construction of a building nt the malt
ka. Ewa corner of Ilerctnnla street and
Kamanuwal lane Saturday, the san'e
having been Blgned by Superintend! nt
of Public Works McCandless nt that
time. The application was made by
Akwal on June 2- and hnd been pend
ing up to tbe time of tho nctlon of tho
Hoard of Health on Fildny While Mr.
MtCnndlcss signed the application on
Saturday, ho neglected to nfflx tho dat
and Mr. Akwnl will return the permit
today for this Important part.
Suit for Ejectment
Kwong Mow has brought suit In the
Circuit Court agalnBt Kcllona, a native,
for ejectment. Resides this, tho plain
tiff claims $1300 damages and states
that tho land In question Is In I'uni
luu, Koolauloa. this Island. It rovers
an area of S.1R acres. The plaintiff
ptnlmfl thnt Klltnnn tins neollllled till
hand In question for enrs, unlaw
fully. Attorney Hrooks will nppoir
for tho plaintiff.
Another Chinaman LnndH.
Deputy Collector Halley of Hnwl mill
has report! d to Collector Stackable
that a Chinaman has escaped from a
vessel at that port. Mr. Stackable re
ported the matter to District Attorney
Dalrd this morning.
Special attention Is called to the dis
play of tov s and XmaB goods at L. B
Kerr & Co's. A full line Is In stock
and of the very finest.
Residents of the country districts will
find tho wccklv edition of the Evening
Bulletin Just what they need to keep
Tho annual meeting of the People's
Ice nnd Refilgeratlng Co. Is advertise 1
for Jan. 17th under New Today.
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN
TAIN PEN. All sizes, nil shapes. II
Proceedings in Governor
HEEIA IS TO HAVE
LIGHT BOOZE SALOON
Honolulu Iron Works Company Wants
to Retain Old Site-Meeting To
morrow to Hear Reports
F M. Hatch attorney for the Oihn
Oahu Ilillwnv . Land Co, appealed
beforo the (lovernor'B council thU
mo.-nlng regarding the everlasting
question of an exchange of land on the
west side of Honolulu harbor.
There again failed the necessary con-
Junction of minds ns to details of the
transaction, and the question remains
In the unfinished business pigeonhole.
An application from the Honolulu
Iron Works Co. for a renewal of Its
lease of land nt the site of Its old works
was referred to the Superintendent of
Public Works to find out what Im
provements the company would engage
Mr. Raldwln. land agent at Hilo. sent
tm n 'imposition for nn exchange of
land with L. Turner nt that place, ns
shown ono nn accompnnvlng map. It
Treasurer tanslng submitted an ap
plication from Fred. Wright for a light
wine and beer license nt Heela, Oahu,
and It being accompanied by a favo.
able petition from residents of the lo
cality no objection was raised tn
Mr. Lniising submitted his annual re
port. Tho council will meet tomorrow
morning for the reading of departmen
tal reports for 1900.
GEHRING BUTZEKE SUE.
(lehrrhg & llutzkc. plumbers, havo
brought suit against W. W. Ahana, the
Chinese tailor, for the recovery of
$2889.13 which the plaintiffs claim Is
due them for maaterlal furnished for
and labor expended on fifteen frame
buildings of the clt, built on land
owned in fee simple, b the defendant
It Is stated that Ahana promised to pay
the amount nt n certain date but thn
he fallnl to do so It Is furrier state I
that this debt wns Incurred during the
two sears last past. The plaintiff asks
the Court to grant n lien mi tho premi
ses in question and that they he sold
In order that the debt may be paid
Magoon, Thompson &. Peters for the
Against RccklcHH Riding.
J. M. Tucker cnlled at this udlce thU
moinlng tn register a protest again it
fast riding and driving within the city
limits. Yesterday whllo crossing tho
street from the opera house he was run
Into nnfl knocked down by a reckless
rider That Mr. Tucker was not seil
ously Injured wns by no means the
fault of tho rider.
Charged With Larceny,
II, Liming, a voting man about town,
has been arrested on the charge uf
stealing n boat from J K. Sumner of
tho band who makes his home on Sum
ner's Island and uses the boat for the
purpose of going bark and forth. This
rase came up for trlnl In 'the Police
Court this forenoon but was continued
to another date
Will DIhcuhh Toxch.
' "Readjustment ofTnxes" Is tho topic to
bo discussed nt a public meeting of the
Young Men's Research Club to bo he'd
In Paunhl hall, Oahu collego next Filday
evening nt 8 o'clock. Among tho speak
ers will bo W. R. Castle, J. 11. Athet
tnn, P. L. Weaver, Royal D. Mend and
others. This Is ono of the leading
topics of the day and It Is hoped there
will bo a largo attendance.
Kauai Japanese is
About a week ago, there was boin to
a Japanese woman of Llhuo, Kauai,
thieo daiightcis, ono making her ap
pearance on ono day nnd tho other
two on the next da). In cases of thU
kind. It Is most alwavs tho experience
that the Infants or ono or two of them,
arc sickly. Hnrdl) ever do nil threo
live along to maturity. However, In
the ease of theso Japanese Infants nil
thieo aro as llvelj ns crickets The)
are nlwnvs hungry nnd nre endowed
with lung lap.icltj that Is astonishing
To till nppeninuces, the bibles me in
to live to a ripe old age The father la
natural!) despondent for he Is a hard
working man and, having other chil
dren already, he can hardly see how ho
Is going to provide for three more
mouths all at once. He makes the
statement that his patron saint ha3
been bad to him and Is unkind enough
to say that, had the Infants been boys,
he would not have minded.
Joe Gomez Discharged.
Tho case of Joe Gomez, charged w llh
stealing six pounds of grapes from a
native woman's vlnevard, came up for
trial in the Police Court Oils forenoon.
Attorney Knulukou appeared for tho
defendant nnd a plea of nto guilty wa)
entered. After a short trial, the do-,
fendant wns discharged Judge Wil
cox remarked that he morally certain
of the guilt of the Portuguese but that
the evidence against him was not suffi
cient to warrant n conviction.
It will be remembered that the ar
rest of Oomez wns made at 1 o'clock
Saturday morning by two special offi
cers. He wns sneaking along on Kln
street with a bag of green grapes.
LADIES WHO WILL
CARRY OUT THE AFFAIR
Prizes Will be Awarded Most Notable
Costumes-List of Committees
-Leaders in Society
The executive committee who are en
gineering the Mnrdl Oras for the bene
fit of the Ec. Ear and Nose Infirmary
met again this morning at 9 o'clock
In Dr. Sloggctl's offices In the Progress
block to hear reports of the varlora
committees. From present appear
ances this affair will be the society
event of the year the commltee on lady
patronesses reported the follow Ins
names of Indies who consented to net:
Mrs. S. M. Damon, chairman; Mrs. Wil
der, Mrs. II. F. Dillingham, Mrs. T. R.
Walkei, Mrs. J. M Dow sett. Mrs. WW
dineld. Mrs. Paul Iscnberg. Mm.
Schaefei, Mrs. Clcd. Herbert. Mrs. A. T.
Atkinson, Mrs. A. M. Turner Mrs. J.
Spencer. These ladles will also net as
reception committee, with power to ndd
to their number by the chairman, Mrs.
S. M. Damon.
Decoration committee Mrs. C Els
ton, chairman; the Misses Paty. Juliet
King. Mrs. R. Mist. The other commit
tees reserve their reports until tho
meeting next Friday at 9 :30 a. m.
It wns decided that masks will bo re
moved after the grand march and Inter
mission which will tnko place nt 'J
p. m The master of ceremonies v III
glvo notlco when the dancing Is to
commence. Six prizes nro to be given
ns follows: For handsomest ladles'
costume, for handsomest gentleman'
costume, for most original ladles' cos
tume, for the most original gent's cos
tume, for the most comical ladles' cos
tume, for tho most comical gent's cos
tume. Wrny Tnvlor has kindly tendered
tho services of the Amateur Orchestin
for concert music nnd other music wilt
bo provided for dancing. The executlvo
committee nro vigorously working up
nil details. Tho committees will meet
again nt 9:30 a. m. on Friday next at
Dr. Sloggett's office.
A dainty piece of lacquerware or
somo odd-loklng Japanese, curio would
make an excellent Christmas present.
For sale by Iwakaml, Hotel street,
For Comfort !
. , How many men are troubled
with perspiring feet, caused
by the shoes being tight or
by too much walking.
Wr. Have the Shoe which
is made to prevent prespera
tion, it Is called the
The shoes are neat, stylish
and attractive, made in tan.
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