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A BULLETIN AD. IS NOT AN EXPENSE;'
j Evening BulletTn j
IT IS AjPAYUNQ' IN VESTMENT.
' - Vol. X.- No. 1758.
' -HONOLULU.' TKERJTORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY JfEISKUAltY 7. 1901.
Pkiok 5 Oknts.
Editor Gill Uses Revolver
AFJEB HE HAD BEEN
'; STRUCK FULL IN FACE
Stevens Sent to Queen's Hospital
Case Not Dangerous Gill Gives
Himself Up at Police
At a little after 9 o'clock last night,
E. S. Oil), editor of the Honolulu Re
publican, shot Mortimer I. Stevens, ono
of the new men on the reportorlal staff
of the Advertiser In the editorial room?
of the former1 newspaper. Immediate
IvTtfter the occurrence, the wounded
man wag removed to the Queen's hos
pital In a hack. Mr. Gill went to the
police station, gave himself up and
was placed in a cell to await the ar
rival of High Sheriff Drown, Dall in
the sum of $1000 was required. A check
for this amount was made out by Man
ager Johnson of the Robert Grieve
Publishing Co. nnd Mr. GUI was re
leased from custody.
Dr. Wayson, tho private physician
summoned by Mr. Stevens, found that
tho bullet had entered Just a little
above the left hip. It was probed for
but could not be found. Dr. Wayson
stated to a Dullctln reporter this morn
ing that the bullet was not In a danger
ous position and that no harm would
bo done by leaving It where It Is. Ho
stated further that his patient was do
ing very well and that ho would be
about again In a week or so.
In the Police Court this forenoon, Mr.
Gill nppearcd before Judge Wllrox
with F. W. Hankey as his attorney.
Utah Slwrlff Ilrown. made, n "general
charge of assault and battery with a
weapon obviously and Imminently dan
gerous to life and asked that the case
go over until Monday. There being no
objection on the part of the defense, tho
caso went over to tho time mentioned.
The shooting of Stevens grew out of
nn editorial nnd a story in the Repub
lican referred to In yesterday's Bulletin
which caused a cousin of one of the
young ladles concerned to call on Mr.
GUI at his oincc In tho morning.
According to Mr. Stevens' statement,
published by the Advertiser, he went to
tho Republican ofllco to try to prevent
further reference to the story which
appeared In tho morning. Ilelng the
life long friend of one of the oung
ladles, he considered it incumbent upon
him to net.
At all events, Mr. Stevens and Mr.
Gill had some argument about th mit
ter. Then Stevens struck GUI in tho
fnce. The editor aroso quickly, put
n chair between himself and his assail
nnt, grabbed a 3S-callbre revolver and
shot at Stevens with the result m ul
ready given above.
Witnesses say that Stevens when ho
entered the room, was very angry nnd
that, before properly announcing hl3
business, he began a tirade against Mr.
GUI who sat at his desk until the lan
guage became such that some words
were necessary to call the young man
to his senses.
Just as Mr. GUI was starling to rise
from his seat, Stevens dealt him a
savage blow in the face and he Immedi
ately took measures to defend himself.
Tho latest style of Btraw hats will be
exhibited In our store. Iwakaml, Hotel
Wc have Customers tor
LOTS AND HOMES
If you have such property and
wish to market It at a reason
price, bring It to us.
Phoenix Assurance Co.,
JcClellan, Pond Co.,
Tel. Main 6?. , Judd Bid.
MISS ADAMS-MRS PRE6C0TT,
A very qftet'-weddlng look place this
afternoon ojt 2 o'clock, tho contract
Ingpartics being; P, O. Prescott and
MAntEthcl Drew Adams.
Twfi marriage was nt the residence
of L, F, Prescott who Is a brother of
the groom, and the happy couplo will
leave on the O. R. & U train this af
ternoon. The honeymoon will bo arent
at the Hawaiian Hotel. i"
The. young couple have known each
other for the greater partf of their
lives, -having resided In Alameda
county for years. The bride's father
is one ofthe leading public officers of
thatllacc. Mr."Prcscott'a father 'is
well known on the Coast, being man
ager for the Pacific Coast branch of
the Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine
THE WATERMAN IDEAL FOUN.
TAIN PEN. All sizes, all shapes. H
Bid (HE FEAST
TO CELEBRATE MARRIAGE
OF AH 1100 AND MEU LIN
Over Fifty Foreigners and 225 Chi
nese PresentBride and
Groom Toasted by
Ah Hoo, a rising Chinaman of the
city and a fellow who has many warm
friends among the officers of the police
station and Custlm House as well as in
other localities, gave a big Chinese
wedding banquet yesterday afternoon
that was undoubtedly the most elabor
ate of tho kind that has ever been giv
en in Honolulu for years.
Tho banquet wns given in the new
Sing Wo block on King between Kekau-
llke and Maunakca streets and was at
tended by about 223 prominent Chi
nese of the city besides about fifty for
eigners. Thero werp atcast sixteen small ta
bles for the Chinese nnd two long ta
bles for the others. At about 4 o'clock,
the guests were asked to take their
seats and about n half hour later, the
food was brought on the tablo nnd set
amongst the flowers nnd fruit amidst
the firing of firecrackers and bombs
from a back window,
Tho long tables wcro served first
with pork cooked In the ground nnd
sweet potatoes. Then came about a
dozen Chinese courses and everyone
set to w 1th n will. Tho scrvlro wns per
fect, Oltlcer Apann being nt tho head of
affairs. At the long tables wcro no
ticed. Mr. nnd Mrs. S. F. Chllllngworth,
Mr. nnd Mrs. K. O. White, Mrs. Rob
ertson, Mrs. Mossman, Miss Mossman,
Henry Vida, A. G. M. Robertson, John
Short, Wm. Crawford, members of the
Custom House force nnd a Inrgo num
ber of others.
When tho banquet was nearly over,
the bride nppearcd on the scene dressed
In the most approved Chinese stylo nnd
accompanied by two nurses according
ti Chinese custom. Sho was met by
Ah Hoo and together they made the
rounds of tho tables, the guests at each
rising nnd drinking the health of the
bride as the wedding party passed by.
Later on, Ah Hoo went around alone
and once again did the Chinese, lnves
tlgate the contents of tho flowing
Ah Hoo had left nothing undone. At
his house on Vineyard street, provision
wns made for about fifty Chinese ladles
who, nmld the firing of fire crackers
and bombs, ate of tho many good
things set beforo them. Even at Ah
Hoo's stables whero Japanese are em
ployed, ample provision for a feast had
Ah Hoo was married by n Chinese
priest yestorday to Men Lin, a high
class Chlneso girl whoso homo is In
Mnnoa. In two or threo days or when
the usual ceremonies of Chinese mar
rlago are over, Rev, H, II, Parker will
marry tho couple according to Hawa
AccuhciI Other Men.
Ah Wal appeared In tho Pollco Court
this morning on the charge of chicken
stealing. When asked what ho had to
say, Ah Wal replied that two other
Chinamen did the stealing of tho chick
ens nnd then ran away, leaving him nt
the mercy of the police.
Sheriff Drown stated that tho Chi
naman had given him the nnmes of tho
two men who had run nway. Tho caso
was therefore continued until tomor
row. The most Interesting place in the
city for the ladles Is tlu City of Paris
display at the Hawaiian Hotel of Im
ported costumes and fancy dry goods,
plquo nnd nppllquo laco skirts, novel
ties In neckwear, parasnh, fine French
flowers for corsages and hair orna
ments, all In the latest styles and most
.'ni trl 1 iimtMtAhJkJ, ' 1 rih :-U,,
As They Passed Over
The Bar This
ISLAND STEAMERS OUT
TO VARIOUS ISLANDS
Kinau and Glaudine for Hawaii and
Maul-Wind Has Shifted
and Sea U
'When they reached tho bar. they
began to bump Just n llttlo bit." These
words of n lato popular song were
very true when npplied to tho stcameis
leaving port this morning.
During the night, the wind which
had been shifting all day yesterday to
the westward had moderated a great
deal and, ns the forco of tho wind died.
the rough sea that has prevailed off
the harbor, went down considerably
so that, by this morning, It was pos
sible for the steamers which had been
detained for two days, to leave port.
The tug Fearless was the first to go
outside this morning. Captain Urokaw
went out to have a look around nnd
dump ashes. He returned and reported
that, although it was Btlll nasty weath
er. It was not nearly as bad ns It had
About 9 o'clock tho Klnau left her
wharf and was followed a few min
utes later by the Claudlne. A large
crowd of people had congregated at
the Wilder wharves to seo the vessels
off and. as they went over the bar each
roll and lurch made wns greeted by a
roar of laughter by the onlookers.
The Claudlne followed nnd she too
had an exciting two jor three minutes
In crossing the bar. Ilelng n much
smaller vessel than either of tho oth
ers, It was much harder work.
Of the Inter-Island vessels, tho Ke-
auhou left for Hawaii at 10 o'clock
The Iwalanl was to have left for the
same place at the same time but blew
out tho gasket of a manhole Plato and
wns detained a couple of hours.
The W. O. Hall leaves for Kauai at B
o'clock this afternoon nnd the Nnenn
and Nllhnu at 4 o'clock ,also for Kauai.
Kaily this morning, the little steam
er James Makoo from Hnnnmnulu ar
rived with a full load of sugar, after n
most trying trip each way. The ves
sel with the Mlkahala left here Monday
afternoon for Knual. On the way over,
sho had very heavy weather and, for a
couple of hours, had to heave to. Land
was sighted and finally Hanamaulu was
There, tho vessel was compelled to
lay for n whnlo day, being unable to
work on account of the tremendous
swell. No communication could be had
with ports of the island ns tho tele
phone lino to Wnlmea had been blown
On the way home, the vessel did not
have such n hard time but for a few
minutes whllo coming Into the harbor,
those on tho little vessel had a very ex
NEW8 FROM EWA.
Deputy Sheriff Fernandez of Ewn ar
rived In this city Wednesday, his busi
ness being to net as a witness In the
caso of Kawlka In the Circuit Court,
tho defendant was arrested by Fernan
dez on the charge of larceny in the
Tho deputy sheriff reports a perfect
mud puddle nt Pearl City. The stato of
affairs is such that It Is hard for peopis
to get about. Tho streets ore likened
to tnro patches. Mr. Fernandez re
ports that a largo treo standing near
tho court hnuso wns blown ocr yes
terday. It crashed Into tho telephone
pole near by and topped that over.
Tho deputy sheriff went over to
Alen with a number of his pollco offi
cers Tuesday and captured fourteen
Japnneso who wero plnying at tho game
Y. M. C. A. Lecture.
Miss Jessie Ackprman will lecture to
night at tho Y. M. C. A. hall on the
subject: "Klght Hundred Miles on
Horseback through Iceland." No ad
mission will be charged, A collection
will bo taken at tho closo for temper
HOO RAISING INDUSTIiY.
A new enterprise Is now being form
ed In South Kona, Hawaii, for tho pur
poso of engaging In tho Industiy of hog
lalslng nn a largo scale. Tho promoters
of the company whloh Is known ns tho
South Kona Stock Company, Is com
posed of men known in tho South Kona
' 'ml J.
district, and tho success of the enter
prise Is already assured.
The company have practically ac
quired some three hundred acres ol
ladd which Is peculiarly adapted for the
Tho company have Incorporated
with a capital stock of $10,000, nnd,
during the first year, expect to declare
MEMORIAL SERVICE NOTES.
Members of the committee In charge
of the memorial sen lee to take place
In Kawalahao church tomorrow after
noon at 2 o'clock, have been busy nil
day preparing the church for the event.
The combined choirs bf St. Andrew's
Cathedral and St. Clement's chapel will
lng. Wray Taylor will preside nt the
organ, while Joe Rosen, violin, and
H. M. Mott-Smlth. 'cello, will nssls't.
The band will play outside the church
for a half hour previous to tho begin
ning of tho services.
Ily Davis & hear, his attorneys. John
Cook Med today complaint against
B. Colt Hobron In the Circuit Court,
asking for n Judgment of $1000 as dam
ages Resulting from, tlwlleged failure
of th defendant to keep the terms of n.
certain contract. 'The complaint stnes
than in February. 1S99, plnlntllf pur
chased itbiln lots from defendant
situated" lrt Kaiiilahiu. inndj thnt he
erected buildings thereon, also that de
fendant agreed to open a road to the
premises and,' af water pipes hyAugust
11899. Alleging that the defendant
brbke tio (erms of the. contract, the
plaintiff asks jndgmant for damages as
Complaint was filed in the United
States Court today by the Toklo Im
migration Co., Ltd., vs. Tho'Mnunalel
Sugar Company of I.anal. bringing suit
for $1,497 ns damages. The claim for
damages rests on an alleged violation
of ji contract between tho parties by
which defendant agreed to pay so much
per head for plantation laborers fur
nished bythe plaintiff.
DEATH OF TOM GAY-
Tom Gay, aged about G3. well known
in nnd ubout Honolulu, died at Moku-
Icia ranch nt an early hour this morn
ing. Deceased had been III for many
years past. Cecil Ilrown. administra
tor of the Gay estate, was notified of
the death ns snnn ns possible nnd, by
his order, nn undertaker wns sent to
tho ranch. The body will lie brought
to town, this afternoon ami not until
then will arrangements for the funeral
Tom Gay was born In Scotland. Enrly
In life he went to Australia and lived
thero until about twenty years ago
when ho came to the Islands nt the In
vltntlon of his brother. J. W. Gay, late
Deceased was a half brother of Fran
els, Georgo nnd Charles Gay of Ka
uai. Ho was a well known sheep ex
pert and ranchman. When his brother,
J. W. Gny, died. Tom Gay took chargo
of the Mokulcln ranc lion behalf of
tho nephews nnd nieces under the Gny
estate. He leaves no family.
NEW CHINESE THEATRE.
On Saturday night tho new Chinese
theater on Llllha street will bo opened
by tho management.
The theater Is known as tho Po Wo
(Happy Wall) Theater, It is owned and
will be operated by n hul of Chinese
among whom nro Yo Wo, Ah In, Hnng
Tong nnd W. H, Crawford.
Tho theater Is brand new in every
detail and has a seating capacity of
over 26ou. This Is a much larger seat
ing capacity than either of the old play
houses destroyed by lire during the
During the Chinese New Year which
begins ontho 18th Inst, and lasts four
days, special attractions will be put on
and thero will bo a performance every
afternoon and evening,
Onlng to continued stormy weather,
Road Supervisor Campbell hns stopped
all street work except that of the
cleaning brigade. Tho workmen have
all been laid off until fairer weatherf.
Tho storm has developed all the weak
places Intho maendnm nnd tho depart
ment Is now confronted with anothef
big Job of street patching.
Work was suspended this morning nt
the lock crusher on account of the
slippery condition of the premises.
Tho conditions wero such that woik
men could do nothing to ndvnntnge,
Operations will bo resumed on the re
appearance of the sun.
During tho Chlneso New Year which
begins on the 18th, thero will bo many
entertainments by tho big Chlncbo
firms of this city. Tho Chlneso Consul
nnd tho Chlneso Club will keep open
house for the whole four days of tho
Question of Custody of
BILLS UNPAID AND
Governor Dole Agrees to Turn Over
the Custom House Absolutely
and the Federal Offices
t'nlted Stntes Attorney Ilalrd and K,
It. Stackablo. Collector of Customs.
were before the Governor's U01me.ll tn
riaynr the imipose of settling, if pun-
sioie, me Flatus or public milliungs.
ns between' he Territory and the Fed
The question hns been more or Ichh
n40otedSlnce the taking effect of the
Organic Act Inst June and, upon the
arrival of the Federal Court In August,
tho lssueUcauie clearer by reason of
tho positive' position taken by Judgo
Dstec In the matter.
.Tho acute stage of the Issue between
the Territory and( the government nt
Washington comes up now on the re
fusal of both the Territory and the
Secretary of the Treasury at Washing
ton to pay bills for the repair of rooms
nnd buildings occupied by federal ofll
cers. When Judge Hsteo arrived last Au
gust, he was assigned temporary quar
ters In the Judiciary building by let
ter from the Territorial Executive.
Judge I'stee refused to accept the tem
porary assignment nnd would not re
cognize the authority of the Territory
to collect rent. Somo repairs nnd al
terations were made In the federal court
-tiKinn and paid fcr by the Territory.
I'. 8. Marshal Ray had some further
repairs made, the bill for which is $S85.
This the Territory refuses to pay. Tho
Treasury department nt Washington
also refuses to pay the hill until tho
exact status of public buildings here
has been settled,
Collector Stnckable has been having
similar troubles. The warehouses
have leaky roofs and goods In Btorngo
nre subject to damage nnd tepalrs nro
necessary. Tho Territorial ofllclnls re
fuse to make the repairs and tho Treas
ury 1lep.11 tinent will not net In the mat
ter until the Territory Indicates that
It hns relinquished all claim to the
The whole question Is one of differ-1
nee between the Federal olllclnli and'
Governor Dole. The Federal officers
contend that tho government buildings
were turned oer nt first without quali
fications of any kind. Governor Dole
Insists that only temporary possession
Tho matter was discussed In the
Governor's olflco this morning at
considerable length nfter which ngree
ments weer arrived nt.
In referenco to the federal court room
nnd offices In tho Judiciary building tho
Governor agreed to act to set aside tho
use of tho same for such purposes, the
ptemlses to revert to tho Territory
when the United Stntes should no long
er use them for such purposes. The
Territory will also pay the bill of $8SD
As to the Custom House, Governor
Dole agreed to turn them over absolu
tely for the use of tho United States.
Letters will bo prepared by the Gover
nor In n few days carrying these agree
ments Into effect.
WOMAN'S EXCHANGE MOVED.
Tho Woman's Kxchnngo has moved
Into a now storo at 314 Fort street.
Mrs, Marques, tho hustling manager. Is
confident the new locality will bring
Increased business and hopes tliJt all
tho friends of tho Kxchnngo will con
tinue their patronage,
Nothing but Hawaiian articles nro
sold at tho Hxehango and, between
50 and 7S native women nro earning n
legitimate livelihood by means of the
wiu,k which they place at tho Hxchango
Albert llnojvt to VfiHlilngton.
Albert Hoogs, who left here In tho
Zenlandla for tho Coast, will go from
Salt Frnnclsco to Washington to ac
cept a position ns secretary to William
Hnywood. tho representative of tho Ha
wnllnn Planters' Association.
NEW CIIIEP ENGINEER.
John S, Puidle of tho tug I'entless
has been promoted to bo chief engineer
of thnt vessel vice Itert Wheeler, te-
slgned. Mr. Purdy yesterday passed a ,
splendid examination before the In
spectors and was complimented upon
his examination papers. He was grant
ed a certificate to be chief engineer on
nny steam vessel up to one thousand
tons on any ocean.
Chief Ptirdlo came here as first as
sistant In the Fearless. Ileforc going
Into the Spreckcls line he was an
steamers of the Pacific Mall both on tho
China nnd Panama runs as assistant
The new chief of the crack tug boat
was congratulated by his many friends
on his promotion both yesterday and
EVERYBODY IS INVITED.
W. G. Irwin wishes It specially stat
ed that all the citizens of Honolulu aro
cordially Invited to attend the memor
ial services to be held In Knwnlahno
church tomorrow afternoon. Special
Invitations nre being Issued to offlrlals
nnd tho local foreign representatives.
The Invitations to the people generally
Is extended with equal cordiality.
ii usrat bus
WILL TAKE MEASURE TO
PROTECT THEMSELVES HERE
Special Meeting Will Be Held in
Headquarters Tonight Building
'Laws will Also be
The regular rconthly meeting of tho
Master Uullders' Association wns held
In the headquarters of tho organization.
Kllte building, last Monday night. Rou
tine matters wero attended to. It was
shown that tbu membership wps In
creasing nt the rnto of two or threo
members nt each meeting. It was fur
ther shown thnt the organization Is In
There Is to be a special meeting ot
tho association In headquarters tonight
for tho transaction of several Import
ant matters of business. Among theso
will be the consideration nt a recom
mendation ot certain building laws to
the charter committees now sitting.
The members of the Mnstcr Rudders'
Association have had occasion to notlco
a tendency on the part of prospective
owners of buildings and architects to
misrepresent to contractors on tho
Const, tho conditions here with n view
of getting low bills on various proposi
tions. This they think Is most unfair
nnt only to themselves but to the men
on the Coast to whom the misrepresen
tations have been made. This will ho
one of the matters considered tonight.
On several occasions during the past
two or threo years, this very thing has
been done nnd builders from the Coast
have Invariably been the losers. Their
figures, based on tho representations
made to them of the conditions In Ha
waii, were found to be altogether too
low when negotiations reached a stngn
whero the buildings must needs ba
The Master llttllders' Association la
now in communication with tho Uulld
ers' Hxchnnge nnd Uullders' Associa
tion, two organizations of San Francis
co. The object of this communication
is to promote good feeling between the
builders hero nnd those on the Coast
and to furnish back and forth, Informa
tion that mny bo asked for from tlmo
The builders here feel that they must
not only protect themselves but thnt
they should also protect those on tho
Const In their same lino of business.
Fair competition, they do not object to
but when conditions nro misrepresent
ed, they feel It Is tlmo tobe up nnd do
ing. A Shoe
For Comfort !
How many men are troubled
with perspiring fuet, caused
by the shoes being tight or
by too much walking.
Wu Have The Shoe which
is made to prevent prespera
tioi, it Ij called the
The shoes are neat, stylish
and attractive, made In tan.
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