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HONOLULU. TERRITORY OP HAWAII, THURSDAY. KKR1UTARY II, 1001.
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Habeas Corpus Writ
CASE WAS CONTINUED
TO TOMORROW MORNING
Attorney G. A. Davis was Not Ready
to Take Up Argument
on Subject of
The hearing on the application of C.
C Hitting for a writ of haheaa corpus
came up In Judge Kstcc's .court this
morning at 10 o'clock. There were
picsont Inourt, C. 0. Hitting and his
attorney. Gcorgo A. .Davis, U. S, At
torney Dalrd, .'Attorney Ocnernl Dole.
F. M. Hatch, A. L. C. Atkinson and
other memhers of tho local bar.
Tho matter was called up promptly.
Judgo Dstee asking It tho return had
been made. Tho petition was lead
by Attorney Davis, together with tho
leturii made by High Sheriff Droit n.
Tho return stated that tho prisoners
,ln Oahu Jail arc divided Into thrco
classes, viz.: ..those Jn for felonies, for
misdemeanors, nnd those held for trial
or for witnesses.
It set forth, that Dlttlng was held
ns one jif'the third class and that ho
received better treatment nt Oahu Jail
than could be given him at any other
Judge Dstce said: "Tho Court will
not consider anything except tho con
stitutional phases of tho case. It will
not hear testimony as to the facts gov
erning tho nctlon of the First Judge
of tho Circuit Court."
Tho Judge wanted to hear testimony
Attorney Dals nsked Attorney fjeneral
Dele If he w'oubl not admit that there
was no law segregating the prisoners
Into three classes. Mr. Dole replied
that the facts were In tho return of
the High Sheriff nnd that he would
admit nothing else.
High Sheriff Drown was called to tho
stand. Ills testimony was that Hit
ting had been classed with tho prison
ers awaiting trial; that ho was given
three meals per day. He sleeps In the
guaid room under a mosquito net and
lias the freedom of the wholo upper
room of the warden's quarters.
"Are ou sure about the mosquito
net?" nsked Judge Kstcc. "Yes, sir."
replied tho sheriff. "I am sure." He
said further that this was much bet
ter treatment than could bo git en a
pileoner at the police station.
There wcro no further witnesses call
ed. In his uigmncnt, Mr. Davis snld It
was not bad treatment they were com
plaining of. "Wo do not care If on
nie wining nnd dining Mr. Dlttlng.
Ho Is Incarcerated In n penitentiary
ttlth murderers nnd thieves nnd In vio
latlon of his constitutional rights. It
Is unconstitutional to confine this man
In a convict's prison," said tho attor
ney. At different times In his argument.
Mr. Davis was told by tho Court that
tho Court was opposed to Incarcerat
ing men convicted of misdemeanor
along with haidened criminals and
stated that "a bastllo cannot he erect
ed on American territory." Judge Diteo
Intimated that the question should
have been taken to tho Territorial Su
premo Court nnd expressed his doubt
of the Jurisdiction of tho Tederal
Attorney Davis was not thoroughly
prepared to nrguo on tho question ot
To Insure Fairness
to the large number of applic
ants, the first choice of lots in
this splendid sutnirb will
Saturday, March 23,
a low iet price Is placej on
the lots; this, with their loca
tion, improvements and condi
tions, make them the best
home Investment In
Apply to the SoIch Afients
McClellan, Pond & Co.,
and W. R. Castle, Jr.
irtsdlctlon and nsked a continuance
mill tomorrow morning to look up
the authorities on that point. The fur
ther hearing In the case will come tip
nt that time.
Tho remarks of Judge Kstcc In tho
course of the ptoccedlngs, Indicate that
he has pronounced objections to the
prison methods In this Territory. He
said to Attorney Davis:, "What kind of
an order can t make to compel the
sheriff to Imprison men differently?
This Court does not believe in put
ting men guilty of minor offenses to
gether with contlcts etcn under the
same building. It don't seem right; It
Is un-American, hut this Court Is not
Mr. Dlttlng was ordered released by
Judge Dstee on bond of $250 pending
the determination of the proceedings
upon tho matter of habeas corpus,
WAS IT EDWIN S. GILL ?
The Grand Jury reported a number
of bills In Circuit Court nt 2:20 today.
After they filed out. Judge Humphrcs
took up one bill nnd said to Deputy
Attorney General Cathcart: "The fllo
I hold In my hand Is a matter In which,
while this Court Is not technically nor
legally disqualified from sitting yet,
under the circumstances, it would not
henr the case unless It Is absolutely
Arraignment of the parties will be
mado tomorrow morning and until
then the public must guess as to the
Identity of the person against whom
tho bill In question lies. The Indict
ments were ordered placed on the close
A meeting of the charter member
candidates ot the Dlks will be held at
Wavcrley Hall Saturday evening next
nt 7:30. The meeting Is 'for 'the pur
pose of perfecting arrangements for the
Institution of the Lodge of Elks in
A barrel of elk's milk specially Im
ported for the occasion, will be dispen
sed at the meeting.
THREATS OF TAR AND
FEATHERS ARE HEARD
Mrs. Nation Visits Leading Drug Store
But Doesn't Smash Liquor
Praying for Protection
from Bodily Harm.
Topcka, Kan., Feb. i. On account
of the heavy fall of snow jesterday.
Mrs. Cnirlo Nation has postponed her
demonstration against the Joints scliS'
dulcd for today until tomoirotv morn
lug at 7 o'clock.
She (.onllncd her operations' this
moiuing to visiting tho drug stores.
She fii at called on the Hobart drug
store, one of tho lluest In tho city,
whero she found a quantity of liquors
In tho basement. Mrs. Nation lectured
the proprietor In a caustic manner, and
notllled him that his place would ho
smashed tho same as tho lowest Joint
unless ho quit selling liquor.
Knnsas City, Mo., Teh. . A special
to tho Times from Topeka, Kan., says:
rollccman Luster has reported to
City Marshal Stahl a plot on tho part
of the liquor men to tar and feather
Mrs. Nation, the Joint smasher. Luster
says that a negro "tough" whom hn
onco befriended gavo him tho tip. Mar
shal Stahl Is making an Investigation.
Tho report has frightened Mrs. Na
tion and her sister" crusaders, but they
,lleclaro thnt they will cnntluuo the
woik of destroying "murder shops."
They met nt 0 o'clock yesterday morn
ing nt Mrs. Nation's loom nnd held a
session of prayer, asking tho Lord to
protect them from bodily harm In tho
dlschnrgo of what they termed their
duty to tho community.
BIG COOPERATIVE SCHEME
Drldgcpoit, Conn., Feb. i. A plan
has ben proposed to establish certain
financial Institution hero on n basis of
co-operntlon. It Involves the raising
of $0,000,000. Forty thousand citizens
nro expected to find the money, each
taking $173 worth of stock. Six cor
poiatlons are to bo chaVtcred.
Of tho $175 subscribed by each $2.'i
will form a deposit In tho savings bank,
one of tho corporations whllo tho re
mainder will pay for ono shaio In each
of tho other flvo companies.
With tho schemo Is n pioposltlon to
pay tho debts of the municipality by
Insuring tho lives of pinmlnent citi
zens. Tho city will prnvldo the prem
iums and bo tho beneficiary. Sevcuil
residents hnvo ngreed to tako out poli
cies If tho scheme goes tluuiigh.
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THE WATDDMAN IDEAL FOUN
TAIN I'KN. All sizes, nil shapes. H
MATTERS SET FOR HEARING
AT CHAMBERS TOMORROW
Demurrers Indictments Are Heard This
Morning Minor Papers' Filed
Today With the
In the Circuit Court this morning.
Judgo Humphreys excused the trial
Jurors until next Monday afternoon nt
Tho defendant's demurrer to tho In
dictment agnlnst Hooknn Hoolcwal,
charged with larceny In the occond de
gree was overruled this morning.
Demurrers In two other second de
cree larceny cases, were overruled and
The following matters will be taken
up by Judge Humphres nt chambers
Estate Dllza Jane Uoardman. petition
of executor fofydlijohnrge. etc.
I'atate John Smith Walker, petition
of executors for (Uncharge.
Dstnto Captain Harry Dngllsh. petl-
tlon by administrator for discharge I
t ,Kstnto A. A. Dolron, petition for pro-
jiato of will. (
1'stntr John Phillips, hearing on
Idi-K. Lamb vs. G. W. Smith, it nl.,
confirmation of sale.
S.C. Allen vs. O. W. Smith e't al..
confirmation of sate.
Replication was filed yesterday hy
Hatch 'stlllnian, attorneys for tho
Hawaiian Automobile Co., to tho aim-
vvcr of the Territory of Hawaii to
plaintiff's bill for Injunction.
Tho enso of thcTerrltory of Ha
waii vs. Wong Kul'for hnvlng opium
unlawfully In possession, has been nol
le pros'd In the Circuit Court.
Robertson & Wilder for defendant In
ttespass case of Drama M. Nnkulnn vs.
J. II. Schnack, tiled answer today.
In tho matter of the tatato? of
James Hoare, a minor. Judgo Humph
reys today made nn order appointing
Lylo A. Dickey master to examine tho
accounts of Antonc Rosa, guardian, do
ceased. Fred Harrison nnd William Mutrh
nxecutors under the will of It. G. Italic,
filed on Inventory of property, amount
ing to $3,373.11.
Preparing for the Leglnlnture.
Desks and furniture nro being put
In place for the use of the Legislature.
The Scnato will meet In tho wide hall
way on the. top floor of the Capitol
building. A screen will protect the
Senators from the view of casual call
ers nt the departments on tho upper
lloor. The House will meet In the
LriHt Mo rill GniH Meeting.
Tho very last meeting of tho Mnrdl
(ras committee will be held In the drill
shed nt SATi o'clock Friday afternoon
to nuiko final arrangements. Tho pn
finesses nnd committees nro all urged
to bo present.
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KAM'ALO IS ON
If ono happens to meet on tho street today n holder of Knmalo stock
ho will undoubtedly see stamped on Ills face, n plcturo of happiness,
this despite tho cloomy weather. Ask him what has happened nnd he
will tell you that K-.m.i'o Is on Its feet again and tlm the tilals, tri
bulations and vicissitudes of tho last fy,v n.oniLu have passu! ami gono
Tho c eparturo of Attoi noy W, A. Henshnll for Snn Francis M In the
Rio dc Janeiro this mm nlng has u special alqnlMcance, II'- tho last
mall from tho Coast, Mr. Hcnuhall lecelved a letter from Pi'il Neumann
In which It was staled that n big Seattle firm, bomo of tho members of
which were hero n niontlngo, li i.( decided to recapitalize 'the planta
tion In question nnd tnk? over all tho responsibilities.
Tho letter particularly auked that Mr. Henshall take the first steamer
to the Coast and tnko with him Ml
clso pertaining to the business of
stiindstll not long ago.
Upon arrival In San Tranclsco, jr. Henshall will proceed Immedi
ately to Seattlo to confer with Mr. Flncke nnd the other two members
of tho firm mentioned, to plnco In their hands all tho facts regarding
Knmalo (Molokal). He will return t0 Honolulu as soon as this work
has been completed.
It might he stated Just hero that, when Mr. Neumann went to tho
Coast to attend to his Bldo of tho Claudlne.Carson case, ho was also
empowered to communicate with tho Seattlo firm referred to. In his
letter to Mr, Jlcnshnll.he stated that the Arm had decided to tako over
tho plantations ntTnlia at onte, to establish tho agency at thnt place
and to send out ns soon as tho business affairs had been nettled up,
vessels with tho necessary supplies to carry on tho work nt tho planta
tion, Tho company which, by tho vvay. exports extensively to this
city, will take over the controlling Bhares whllo such men ns II. It.
Hitchcock, Harry Evans nnd Larry Dee. will retnln their largo hold
ings. The company In question will appoint Its own manager nnd send out
Its own Implements and supplies .is Boon as possible. The land will bo
plowed nnd tano will bo In tho ground by the nrst of September. Tho
mill will be put up noxt uir bo that It will bo In shapo to grind tho
big ci op of cana In December of tho jcar following.
It will bo seen by theso statements that Knmalo will soon tnko Its
place among tho most favored of tho plantations of tho Islands.
When Mr. Flncko and the other member of the firm wero hern
about a month ago, they went to Kamalo with sonio of tho principal
stockholdeis After looking caiefully into the affairs of the company
and going over tho laud, they decided that the pioposltlon wns a good
ono to tnko up but decided to go hack to Seattlo to consult w It li lliy
er members of the firm Ix'foio deciding on uiivtlilng dellnlto:
Jl )t Jl K H II it 11 K it X Jl K K n It
TERRITORY WILL PURCHASE
ELECTRIC STATION LAND
Sidewalks on Fort Street will Be Con
structed by the Territory and
Pioperty Owners will
In tho Governor's council this morn
Ing, Superintendent McCandless recom
mended the purchase of the Mnrsden
land on which tho Territorial electrl"
light station Is situated. The recom
mendation met with tho approval of
the other memhers nnd $0000, for tho
purchase, will bo added to the esti
mates to be submitted to the Legisla
ture by Governor Dole.
Mr. Deck of Hllo applied for permis
sion to Incorporate a private bunk. In
this connection, Treasurer Linslng
stated that he was too busy now to go
over nnd make the examination re
nulrpfl lit law. nnd nftkei! if hr nitilii
not dclegnto a man tor this purpos".
In the opinion of the m.nbor.i of the
council, sucih delegation of nuthoilty
would be proper.
Tho application of '.. llnckfcll &
Co. for n wholesale liquor llceus fu
their houfe at Iibalna. wni referred to
! at I.
LDcputy Sheriff Haldwln.
Superintendent McCandlco reported
that he had ,n number of i Ptltluns for
sidewalks on Kort street between Hotel
It wns ordered by the council that
ho proceed to put down J.ilil fddcttalks
and bring suit against tho propcrtv fur
tho total cost of construction.
O. UERG8TR0M 18 DEAD.
O. Dcrgstrom, who for years has
been superintendent of the O, 11. & L.
. Co.'s wharf, Is lying dangerously 111
nt his residence,
' He Is bilng attended by Dr. Gal
bralth who reports his patient very
low with pneumonia, complicated with
heart trouble, which he has been com
plaining of for some time.
Shortly sfter tho noon hour he was
I visited by Dr. (lalbrnlth who stated
that, unless a marked Improvement
l took place In the condition of his pa
tient by midnight, his demise would In
all probability occur nt any hour after
Mr. Hcrgstrom was at ono tlmo cap
tnln of ono of tho local military com
panies. Ho Is a member of Lodge I.e.
I'rogrcs, F. & A. M.
Mr. Dcrgstrom died at 2:30 this af
ternoon. Tho funeral will probably be
The transport Solace arrived this af
ternoon nnd mado fast lo Navy wharf
No. 1 al - o'clock. She Is from Manila
by way of (iuam.
The htcst style of strnw hats will be
exhibited In our store. Iwakaml, Hotel
Franklin II. Austin Is to be married
this evening at G o'clock.
)(k. if ;C iJ x ;i jt it )t jitOirfifKifit
ITS FEET AGAIN
the stock papers, books nu.l evcr thing
Kamalo, bo suddenly brought to a ti
i(JI II If It H It K K it ) It It )l K SI
Boers Make Successful'
Raid on British
D TWO GUNS
1400 MEN AND TWO GUNS
DID QUICK BUSINESS
Kitchner Dispatches Tell of Progress
But Few Successes De Wet
in the Field and Still
London, Feb. 4 Lord Kitchener,'
commander-in-chief In South Africa,
reports to the War OIHre as follows: i
"Pretoria. Feb 3.-Our casualties at i
Moddusfontcln were two oHUers kill-
ed and two wounded. It appears that
the post was rushi.il on a pitch dark
night, during a heavy rain, the enemy
iiunibeilng 1 100 with two guns.
"Campbell, south of Mlddtcbiirg. en
gaged 500 Doers, who were driven back
wlth loss. Our casualties were tvcnty
killed or wounded.
"French Is near Hethel, moving east
and driving the enemy with slight op-
position. Four of our ambulances,
whllo seeking the wounded, were cap
tured. The doctors were released.
"De wet's foice is teported south of ,
Kitchener's first illHpatcli rcRnnllng,
the capture of the British post was ns
"Trctorh. Feb. 2. Our post at Mod
dersfontcln on the Oaterran. southeast
of Krugersdorp, was attacked by 1000
Doers. The relief column sent out
from Krugersdorp failed to prevent the
fall of the post. No details et nt hand.
but oincers nnd men captuied nt tho
post are arriving at Vereenlglng.'
In PortugucHc Territory.
Lourenzo Marques, Teh. A. There Is
a lonunnndo of two thousand Doers on
Portuguese terrltoiy. It Is supposed
th.it the Intention Is to rescue the Hoers I
Tho Portuguese authorities have de-.
elded to move to Madeira such Hocr
refugees ns decline to surrender to the!
Plot to Kill
King of Italy
Paris. Feb 4 Lo Ilnppel publishes1
n dispatch friiiii'ltunie. saving. I
Agents of the Italian detective de
p.irlmcnt In the I'nited States report
that C'.ilgnno, the nnnrihlst Ins left
for Europe today to make nn attempt
on tho life of King Victor Emmanuel,
and that he Is at ting under tho orders
of tho Pateisou niiaichlsls. The Italian
police are watching tho ports and fron
POREIGN KINOS ATTEND.
Loudon, Feb 4 Tho Kings of Por
tugal, llelgluni and Greece returned to
Windsor this morning to attend the
ceremony of placing Queen Victoria's
remains hi side those of the Pi luce Con
sort at Frogmoie.
DUKE OP CORNWALL. IJETTEU
London, Feb. 1, Tho Duko of Corn
wall and York has recovered enough to
sit up for a brief period today.
Hun Dlcgo Uclle ActreHH.
San Diego, Feb. 2 Miss Francis Ada
llallou, daughter of George 11. llallou,
President of tho San Diego Chamber of
Commerce, nnd one of the most chnrm-
Ing oung ladles In San Diego, has le
celved and nicepted an offer fiom New
York to slug with the Floindoia Com
pany, which Is plajlng the Boason nt
tho Casino Theater In tho eastern
Prince Henry Honored.
Kiel, Feb. I. Prlnco Henry of Prus
sia has been placed a la sulto of tho
COL. OLCOTT'S LtCTUREH.
Them was a full nttendnnco of the
memhers of Aloha Lodge of Thcosophy
at tho resilience of MIbb Nclllo HIco last
ovcnlng to meet Col Olcott.
The colonel has made the question of
Theosophy u life long study nnd, dur
ing his ono week's sta In Honolulu,
will give svernl lectuits.
Among other things ho will till how
tho mciety has spiead thioughotit the
world, tho mulling of the am lent
sages and adepts In I elation to the uni
verse Its origin nnd its liws ehowiiig
Its ultimate agi cement with the latest
discoveries of bileiue. lie will also
- v -y.
discius titan. Uff origin, evolution.
manifold po,(.'tisp(M ts of conscious
ness irtiohia ptnncs.uf ac tlvlty.
ThecotoM hold f levee at tho Ha
vtnalati hotoMdavfrom 3 to 12. wIitp
u lruiuber ofiielleters In the principle
of Theoso'pjVpali, telr respects to
t.miiiier tanu.'w esHieiu iu in mi-
Ziegeftftj&tf dmi a
I H. V Seymour? dlinr,and proprietor
!'' tne-MaVlla AWrlum. paWnger on
ft. th 'Ai.W.tMfitiil . nffenm.
luuii.tuy 'itnm (innii ua xnp -uoau lie,
Is n jo'uriiallK' nf hc 'old .V;Voi ami
has piospned In tho Philippines.
When the Ilfo docked yestenla.v. he
planned to go Into hiding while In
port nnd made a special effort to avoid
Honolulu newspaper men. He wound
up hy being captured in the basement
of the Hawaiian hotel, where he sur
rendered and gave himself up.
Camnrlnus. the fruit nun, found Sey
mour full of Information about the
prrsfiit conditions nnd future prospects
of c- - Zlwnfuss nnd. when tho
Manila Journalist said that reporters
worp sca," "1 ,ho 0rlpnl "' :no l,er
month, oil the bojn began figuring how
to work a giaft on the next trnnsport.
Seymour will bo hack through Ho
nolulu In March and will probably take
"" n ma11 W of Honolulu repor-
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nrnTI PH MMQ W A MT
DLn I LLIYl AllllO YY All 1
TO SELL THEIR LAND
Agent is Now at Work Trying to Get
a Buyer Property is at
Pilaa, Kilauea, Kauai Will
Get About- $100,000 Apiece.
An attempt Is being made by F. C.
I nnd II. G. llertletnann of Kauai,
I through an agent, to sell their prop
I neighborhood of $100.1)00 apiece. Tho
figure which the joiing men will re
ceive, if the land Is sold, will be In
neighborhood og $100,000 apiece. Tho
bucrs will be mado to put up $35,000
more which, ncronllng to tho provi
sions of the wlll'of the father of the
i Jiei lienianns menu go iu mo hijc nm-
ters and the mother ($5,000 apiece),
whui the land Is sold.
This will Is peculiar In that It makes
It Incumbent upon the three sons to
piy.the $13"i.000 when tho property Is
i Mild If one of the heirs sells his share
he in ns". put up the amount mentioned.
If two of the heirs sell, they must dl
vled the amount between them and If
tluin sell, the same course must he
The agent for the two llertlemnnns
has run up ngnlnst a stump In the per-
son of Father Svltestor. guardian for
the third of the lielrs, who Is still a
minor The guardian refuses to sell
his charge's share of tho property.
E. Pollltz wished to purchase tho
laud In question has, It Is under
stood, had some conimunlcntlon with
the agent. It Is also understood that
G. N. nnd AlU'rt Wilcox of Kauai nro
after the property and that they nro
willing to pay a higher price for It
than Polllt?. & Co.
1 his land Is under n long lease to
the KUnuen Plantation Co. nnd It has
fifteen cnrs moro to run. It Is hard
ly probablo that the deal will go
through unless the property
minor ran bo secured for snle In con
Junction with the remainder. Tho Wll
coxs' own land Immediately adjoin
ing the property In question.
WHEN You Are Ready
to Procure your
KINDLY INSPECT OUU AS
They haw Larpe Buckles.
These slippers will help
make your costume attractive.
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