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XENING JtSULLETIN .
Vol,. XL No. 1920.
HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII. MONDAY. AUGUST 1 101
VROOMAN HAS HEARD OF
STRIKES ON ALASKA LEASES
Metal is Scarce Now&on Account of
Boer War and Curtailed Out
put of South African
Mr. Vrooman, who Is'ln Honolulu In
the Intel est of the Hultln Educational
movement In lielialf ' of laboring men,
Ik a mnn of Indomitable "III and ener
gy. He Is an expert with the rlllo.and,
whenever occasion offers goesari a.
tramp for big game. In the spring t
1300 he mt Into the Ilrltlsli North
west. He wanted an oullngancf got It.
He undertook to combine moose and
bear hunting with n search for mica,
which he believed would lei cl n for
tune If found In such quantities as re
puted by returning gold hunters. 1
went over the Edmonton trail, cross
ed Great Slnve lake and navigated
Peace river. In a raft with seven
horses aboard, Vrooman was caught
napping nt Flndlay rapfds, and was
precipitated over a thirty foot water
fall. A whirlpool at the base of tho
fall deafened the men with Its roar
nnil sent the creaking raft with Its
cargo of trembling horns over n sec
ond foil of twelve feet. The remark
able feature of the Incident was that
not a hand or hoof was lost.
Vrooman has seen ill the phases of
fieczlng and starving In flie north and
one or two ttorles he tells of provl
(trntljl succor, would io Incredible If
told to anone who had not been up
against tho same real thing. Vroo
iilan found the mica jv the shipload:
but he abandoned the proposition when
lie mw how much u mountain weighs
mid i ami' to fullv real 're the obstacles
in the way of Alaskin transportation.
The best M'ol.e made by Viooninn
v hlle north was to se-uro leases to the
Hoot'illniiui river from Its mouth to
source. Ciold has been found on the
liootallnqua bj cver.v miner who has
prospected It at all and Is considered
nr good a dredging proposition as th
country affords. It Is far enough north
to ii In the mineral bell and far
enough youth to permit of operations
without thawing attachments in tho
The mod Important announcement
made recently In AJaskun minim; mat-
tcis, is mat or the discovery or pla
tinum on the Hoot.iHr.iiuo. The manu
facturing world especial!) slnc tiu
shrinkage of the platinum supply, on
in count of the Doer war, has become
uneasy as to the future supply Any
statement of new discoveries of pla
tinum Is greeted with even n wider
welcomo than a new discovery of gold.
Mr. Vrooman will on 'ill return to the
Mainland take up tho matter of his
liootallnqua leases am .rress the de
velopment of the prop'iitles. He has
late reports which leifi him to believe
that theie Is platinum along the I loo
talino.ua (o command the situation.
David Haushs, of the depaitment of
I'oiestry write Commissioner Taj lor
from Walmea, Hawaii concerning his
prellmlnarj Investigations of tho fin
est fires In Hamakita He snjs that the
lire lan still be seen burning In the
foicsts fiom Walmea. Ho consulted
with Mi Foibej, manigcr of the Pa
cific Sugai Mill Mr. Forbes' opinion
is that nothing can be done with the
lire. The onlj way It urn be quenched
or stopped Is b ralnff 11.
Saturdaj morning Mr. Houghs con
fcired with Albert Hornn of Kuknlaii
Mr. Watt of Hnnokaa and Mr. I'ullar
of Honomu This morning, In company
with these gentlemen all of whom an
llantutlnn managers Mr Houghs will
go to the si ene of the fire
Ml. Huiij.li .,i.o Willi's of bis visit
to a tiuiK farm near Wtlmca, opernted
b.v Mr Ornlbfstnue The farm Is enn-
HAYE YOU SEEN THE
They are out for a trial every day or
two row, and In a few days will
lun every 20 minutes to
Have you seen the excavation O'l
Wilder avenue opooslte Alcxandr
street? The foundation's are nov
ready .a bolt dawn the new high-lift
pumps to supply the water for College
Two weeks will give residents 'n
College Hills Transportation and Wa
Give the Sales Agents a chance to
show you the property.
McClellan, Pond & Co.
or Castle & Lansdale
ly In need of rain 'but fine specimen!
of cauliflower, cabbage and tomatoer
were shown to flic visitors. Mr.
(laughs believes that the Grabbestone
farm will demonstrate) completely that
all kinds or fruit and vegetables may
be profitably grown.ln Hawaii, Ueforc
returning he will visit numerous other
truck farms and small homesteads.
PAYMASTER AND CLERK.
I'n master Hall and Clerk McAVII
klo returned to Honolulu In the Solnci
this morning. Tho a master an 1
clerk are the gentlemen who organ
ized the Navy pay station Heio and so
efficiently carried on tne work. Thou
many trlends In town will bo glad to
see them ngaln nfter an absence ot
PREFERS SUPRFME COURT
TO DECIDE RAY CASE
Recommends That Test Case be Made
to Settle Whether Federal
Salaries Are Taxable
Attorney flcneral Dole submitted
tho following letter and opinion there
on to the Executive Council thU
Honolulu, 11. I., Aug. 14th, 1901.
Honorable m. 11. Wright,
Treasurer of thu Territory of Hawaii.
Dear Sir I beg to ncknow ledge re
ceipt of a copy ot tlio letter or Mr.
Panlnl A. Hay, United States MarsluL.
which Is as follows:
"Daniel A. Ita.
United States Mmshal.
Department of justice.
United States Marshal,
District of Hawaii.
Honolulu. 11. I., July 3tHt, HtOi.
Huu. W. It. Wright,
Treasurer, territory of Hawaii
Dear Sir bectlon t oi the law con
cernlng assessment and collection oi
Tax on Income (from the Session
Laws of MOD. Territory of Hnwail
provides as follows:
'Section eighth, when any peisou
nr corporation having a taxable In
rome refuses or neglects to lcnclor
liny return or list required by law, oi
declines to tnko oath or ntllrmatln'i
tliereon, tne Assessor may ninko hikIi
ruhnsamntila na Iwt mnv fnnalil.it li.a.
I and .io same shall bu udlng and
conclusive upon all parties, and shall
not bo subject tn appeal. In case ol
I any fault or Irauiiulent return or vnlu
at Ion b) any tax puer, the Abbc-hsm
I shall add 2UU per cent, to the Just
I valuation o. the income of each tn
pajei, mid tne amount oi the tnx
i assessed on such Inciense shall l.o
I ionic part of the tnx on tho said l'i-
I I ome."
I I, Daniel A. Itny. a citizen of tlw
United States and a temporal y resl
dent of tho Territory of ilnwull, lesld
Ing In said Tcriltiny and holding nil
odlco under the nutliorit or tho Unl
ted States, to wit: thu United States
Mnrblml or the unlj 1'entory or llu
wall, and not sublect to or requlicl
by Inw to letmii nr make any list
which may be Imposed by tho laws
ol tho Territory or Hawaii, Known a
an Income tnx, upon any Incoinu oi
pi ollts accruing tn mo, the said Dan
lei A. Itay, which may be imposed
upon the Income received by me, ths
raid Daniel A, itay. Ir.im the United
fetates for my salary as such Marshal
or tho United States for tho Territoiy
I rurthcr state that nny tax or Im
position known as nn Income Tay,
authorized by tho 'territory of Hi
wall, upon the Incomo arising to me,
tho said Daniel A. Itay, tiom uny sal
nry paid me by the United States U
Invalid mid Improper and ennnot
rightfully or lawfully be demanded or
collected of me.
And I, the said Daniel A. Hay, Mar
shal ot tho United Stntes lor the Tor
litoi) nf Hnwail, luither state that 1
have no otlier Incomo ttimi that 1 to
celvo tiom tlio United States as my
wlntv as United states .uarshal for
lie Te i ill or j of Hawaii.
Signed) DAMLL A. It AY,
United States Marshal
For tno Torritoiy of lluwall.
I think tno most sitlslnctory ills
position thai can be ma e of the mat
ter Is tn submit tho question of .Mr.
Kay's llabih.v to make a leturii u(
and pay tuxes upon his olllclnl In
ome, to tho Supremo Court upon nu
igieed statement or tacts.
v'ery respectlully yours,
(Signed) !:. 1'. DOi.i:,
FOR IMPEDING U. S. MAIL
II, Hooney, the hackman who rs-
used to get out of tho way of tho Unl
ed Stntes mall wagon at tho wharf
when thu Mariposa carao In, was nr
lalgned in Perietal Court today. Ho
wus without an nttoinoy, nut pleaded
not guilty to tho chargo. Ho was
bound over to appear at tho Octoh u
term for trial, being released under
bond of J3U Tho olfeiiBO Ih punish
ahlo by n lino of $100 nnd thieo
MOST I'LOPLb PATROM7B Till.
Merchants' Parcel Delivery
WHY DON'T NOW?
Call up tlLUn (l'M when you wish
to senJ anvthlng down town, and te
qust your dealer to send vnur goods
home by the . M. t D. Cu.
Prompt delivery and
careful attention assured.
SOLACE WENT THROUGH
VOLCANIC ASH PATCHES
On arrival tlili morning, oillctis of the Solace made lnqulrj as
to the activity of the volcano.
They staled that jestcrday, the Solace passed through pitches of
nshes and scunvflTpp.irently of volcanic origin, floating on the watci.
All hands seemed te, ngrce that, with the hot weather experienced
when Hearing the Islands and the appearance of the ashes or dust
on the vvntcr, there must sinely ba volcanic disturbances of some
kind In Hawaii. The water In plices 'tons very mitddv md iTIrtv.
SAYS SCALE BUG ARMY
SHOULD NOT BE FREED
Qoes to Maui to Persuade Ranchers
Not to Seek to Destroy
Vtflt. Kocbele will go to Maul tumor
row upon nn Important en an. I. Word
has been received that' some of tho
ranchmen on Maul propose tn a Unite
the lantana growth by turnup loose
a blight, a scale bug. known as the
Dorlhcsla. Prof. Kocbele hurts to
arrive In time to stop such a proginm.
He will strenuously advise against tho
step. The fear Is that tho scale will
not stop its campaign of devastation
with the lantana, but wilt spr id to
other shrubbery, trees mid dull trees
and coffee. I'rof. Kocbele hits been
to great pains to eu-oiiiiige and pro
ifct the coffcu industry on Miiui und he
It afraid all previous precautious may
be uullltlcd b) turning loose ,iu army
of scale hugs.
HARRY CONGDON DEAD.
harry Congdon, a knmaiilnn. ngort
50 ears.dleu at the Queens Hospital
iiiih niornniB ni z iiliocu iiiut itr,
Illness. The funeral will take pla.
!mm,..n'i0 ,ln'lc.r,"MnK l,a,' "'
ll. Williams at 1 o clock this nltei-
noon. Tho body will be taken to Pea. I
City ror burial. .... ,- ,-.
Deceased was a Biifferer fror.i I The Legislature convened lVbruar)
stomach complications. He went toiSOth Counting the ilajs on the calm
the hospital on Tuesday last, and. ijar. It had continued sixty dajs .il
although tho very best of cai. was nldnlght Airll 3()tb. exiluslve of Sun.
given him. he did not rally Congdon , Un)H mrin. tMA tmt WnshliiBtoii'P
had lived In Honolulu lor the past bl(ll(a .Uirlul. ..,,. Int.rvenea
(iiiii j eiu Di nu nuo uv uue; ititit- ur
socdnted with Allan Herbert In thu
wholesale liquor business on I'mt
street, but latterly no kept n liquor
store on Hotel street.
For groceries ring up Illue 911.
Mlnlnture Experiment Stntlon. , ll8ei, , , ()rsnne A(.lf 8 limited
Wrny Tajlor Is utilizing the back , ixcluslvel) to statutory holldas; but
vuril of the Capitol grounds for the to he a holiday without statutory
iiiirpose of propagating In n small wa cudctmeut. thu ilaj must be such bj
various kinds of Held crops. He has settled and general usage, n da set
ome thriving patii"s of alfalfa, sowed spurt for festivities, iccreatlon or cer"
broadcast and In drills. Dry land r'cc, ti.onlal, In which tho ordinary oicu
i urn and panlcum grass ure nUa patlons of the lomniunlt) nre suspiud
tlourUhlng In this miniature expert- fd guiei ally and bj lommon cousin
incut station, If a day can be n holiday within con
Ilobertson has again taken the lead. These coupons arc detachable and
and (iorniaii la a close second The
vote Tor tho leadeis Is very cloae, each , "llltt bo toin from the subsiilptlon ic
coiitestnnt'B suiipoiteis lighting liaij ce,rt8 am, a...osttr.l In the ballot box
to keep then man In thu lead, nnd th"
result Is going to he veiy close Jinlv the same as the Hist page loupons. It
!ms rccHved". """"'" " lontwrtnt will be .ecu that for ??. the subscrlp-
Tho pilzu olieied by the Bulletin Is Hon pilce of the Hvenlng Ilulletln foi
on exhibition in tho window or II ''. ' uno jenr, "30 votes are allowed to u
JCZ "'- ""-"-
greatest nntnoer of votes nt the close amount of money would liny only 1M)
of the contest Oct 15. votes If bpuit for single copies of I'm
The Htumling of tho contestants ,.. on thc, htu,ct. .,,, snm of j,
vnti il me will ho ivii liliahnd itnrli fivim.
Ing In tho llnllutln mull tho close or
In addition to the coupon to be cut
from the Hist p.igo of the Ilulletln,
new subscilbers uie to he given .e -
elpts with coupons attached, entitling
tl.em to votes ns followa:
One month 40 votes
Three months 150 votes
Six months 360 votes
One year 750 votes
Weekly Edition, 1 year,. 100 votes
ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS
LEGISLATURE HAD ENDED
Before the Tax Commission Was
Created Counts the Day
of the Session Over
Tim commission appointed b the re
cent Legislature to examine the sub
lect of taxation mid leport on the same
.3 Iq the opinion of Attorney Ucneral
Dole an Illegal body. The follow lug
opinion was read at the 1-xeiutlvr
Council meeting this morning.
Honolulu II. I., August 13th, 1U01
Honorable Win II. Wright, Tre.siuei
of the. Tirrltory of Hawaii.
Do.ir Sir In conturmlt) with join
request, I Wne the honor to submit
the following opinion us to whether
) oil would bi JuaIIH d In apprnv Ing the
vouchers fur expenditures made pur
.. to House Concuricnt Itisoiut.on
Ko, C, adopted on the 1st dny ot May
1'jUI, and pioildlng fur und atteiuptlni;
to create u lominlssloii of live members
of the Legislature for the purpose of
Investigating the system of taxation
and repotting upon plnas looking to-
"'' reorfcnnUntlon of tlw sn-ii, at
J Juilae session of the Legisbi-
The llrst two Items of Section 43 ol
(lie Organic Act declare' "1 bat each
I session of the Legislature shall con
. . , .. . . .
, U, , . " r ' ; f" " " 'j1''' "V
t'cbruaiy 2M Is not n statutory holl-
iu). mrr ujni wj in. m
lurJ' or b) the laws of the L'nlteil
6taus, unless In the District of Co-
lumbla although by State or Territor
ial law It Is a legal hollilaj In ubuiil
thiee-fourths of the States and Ten I
torlcs. I doubt If the word holldjv
wl" l)ll cK'll ,t's 'f !"' r
rlghtv single coi les of the Ilullot n
wlh ,,. ,lengi1JK or nt thc )1I6c88
, .. . . .
'"1"10' T,,, amo,,I,t of ",,le. If
ilwKI 'ot a receipt for n six uionthh'
j jubai ilptlen to tho Ilulletln, will se-
j litre 350 votes. One dollni for one
Uenis subscription to tho weekly oil-
I .. .... .. ,
tloq entitles the subscrloer to 100
r. .'. .. 1
temptation of the law without stitu
tory enactment. It must be suili bj
ell established and genenl imge
It seems, to me cleir that Washing
Ion's blrthdaj has never been unserved
111 thec Islands as n nubile hollilav la
mi extent -vhlch would make It such
ui roe nnsrnrc of statutory enactmcui
If this be so. on Mav 1st the term
of the Legislature had already expiree'
by limitation of time, and the Joint
resolution passed on that day Is u nul
lity If the foregoing premises are sound
the question whether such u Joint
resolution would otherwise be valid 'i
Tefy respectfully ours
i: p nou:,
NUUANU STREET RESIDENTS
WANT REPAIRS MADE
Number of Liquor License Applications
.. , ,, ,, ..
Considered LXCUUVC Council
Holds Session of
the Hxecutlvc Council held u session
of three hours todaj. Two opinions
by Attorui) Ceueral Dole printed else
where were reaJ. '
The cliurter for the ICona- Kan rnlU
mad wus pronounced ail rlglw unit
thu 1 reamm iLstructid to giaut It w
A deale-'s liquor lliense was giunt-
cd to Senator Wiu. White at Uihalna
Appllintlons for light wine and bcot
licenses from r. U. Johnson. Wulanac;
r . ..Wj. . UUalna . "amamo.o Vol-
-u. lu.iu uiiii lUlllilllllHU ,H (1.11.1-
lua were referred to the High Sheriff, them by (Soiernor Sehroerier and tha
A letter was rend from J. M. Oat lack of sulllcieiit loori. The ll mil Is
poKtmasler. to J, II Ilojd usklng per- not h .ng well looked niter by th.i
misrlon to erect mall box pohts at varl- niitliorltles ,nnil as it tule. provisions
ou place. In the streets. 'I he request" arc scnicu.
was granted, locatluus subjict to Mr. Tw" "R" ln clerical positions sent
Rovd's upproval. '" 0,1!"n remalneu but n very short
Nmunu strut residents sent lua p tlme ,)n;' WIX8.1' M- HanMns. wl,u
tltlon iisking fo, lepalts to be mid. )"", "Z?. " ?lw1, "l" """"'' '
nn the .trmt qlll.Pi.ii....,i...,t i ii for t""'I'tlon home nnd wns n-
.i ..I .' " fused, so ho stowed nwn) on tlo
llo)d stated that iitiangeinciits uio transport Lawton nnd was taken to
under way to ilx up Hi eroad. Manila. On arrival there he wii
Kcport wns read from Harbor Master placed under nrust and sent back tu
Fitzgerald of llllo recommending thai the .Mainland.
lb. erequest of Theo. 11. Dailet to tnuoi The supply ship Justice with mnnv
s hulk Iu the llllo bay be granted. The Blc,x """lues was to have left (liiam
Council approved. Mr. Fitzgerald also ''", Jlla n couple of days after thu
reported ut length on the equilltioii of iM'ai" Bnl ''''' , h'"' a n,s. to
the government propeitj in the harbor 'X lltottt ""'
,'ttr",r" V.' ",?" Th.ie tiro about twentj five Pill
which he will transi.lt to the Hawaiian 'im, prhoners on the Islainl or
Tramwii Co with lustrilctlonH and (lunm who are lam- iiufilmr ir.
ri-Kiiiaiiuus as io uie location ami
bulldlni, of sw III lies.
WINTER HAHLHALL MEI1TING.
Theie wilt be. n meeting of the win
ter Imsebill league In tne rooms ot
thii Honolulu Atluetlr Club nt the
usual time this evening for the pin
poso of settling u siiii-ilule of games
lor the eimilng season I'ver) lepie
uilitntlve ot .no various teams In the
league are expected to be piesent In
onler to attend to their part or the
'lllClo Is lllik fit tituxlni- uiiv,.,, Io
stead or nine Inning games, but tho
old baseball men mo not at nil Iu fa -
vol of this plnn The stated tint
they wish to pi ly baseball.
A LONG THIP.
The Ilrltls.. RlUp Albania, from N.v
York lor Manila, airlveil at that puit
July 2Jiul nfter u vojage or 311 iliis
Horn New York, i or a long time tho
vessel was on the overdue list nut
then puiti'il as missing ileis Is the1
longesc i np on ii-eoril between tlio
two purls Tho vi'ssel carried a car-
go or 6S.0U0 caHes or otonduid oil.
W.K ,,N , MAIVIt
WAS ON I IIH MAINIJ.
ii ... ,. ,, , ,
Ll.uttom lloliuun who was imvl
gating olllccr or the t S S Maine ui
the time. si... was blown up in Ha
vann haiboi. Is a passenger Iu th-
Money invested in a pair of
these Oxfords saesou a third
less than you can find elsewhere
1057 Port Street.
U. S. S. SOLACE ARRIVES
FROM GUAM AND ORIENT
Trouble at Quim Marines Mutiny
and Are Put in Irons
Something of Govern
Arter traveling nbout ld.noo mlbis
since leaving this port on .Ma) 3 last,
mo u. . h solace arrived this morn
Ing, 13 dnjn from (liiam Sh has
I man) pissengers aboard, returulitn;
Home n .er a stay In the O'lent. Phil
ippines mid (liiam, nnd among tli.'iu
ate several ladles, wives ot Navy ofti
Leaving here last May, the Solace
went to Otiuni, men io Lnvlte and Mv
nlln I rum the Philippines the ves
sel went to China nnd Julian tlirou-'ii
the Inlani. Sea. ntu nor officer ha I
opportunity or usting siinngiu'i.
ICheefoo. Tientsin and lol.ohniiin.
I'rum Yokohama she went hack to
(I ii.uii and . ten c.imc to this nort.
Matters at lUam lire reported to bn
111 quite nu misu leu condition, and
the reports or trouble wltn the 'iu
rlnes nre continued by passengers uu
It seems that early ,n Mny luu of
tne marines mutinied nnd hruko
camp, going to tho nlils hack ol thu
station. There they remained about
two weeks until compelled to como
back thiomrli Inrk nt nrovi.i,....
The country nlrorus no Irult. nnd
fish Ik scarce nnd cannot be cnugit
with a hook and line. When tne Solnm
arrived at uitam the Governor g"i
slxi' l"lr'1 "r linndcuffs Irom th
""'n"1" n" "le no used on tnn
-"- ? &
The lenson for the mutiny Is elolm-
ni.11,111,1 ... Iinnl ...,..l .!.... ,
near woiii m incur release Mom cus
tody. Ihese- men, while prisoners,
nro being iri-ntc-il ver kindly nnd al
low ml many privileges. The) glvo no
trouble, but ore anxious to have their
libei ly ri'E.ured to them.
The" Suiacei will tnko coal and wa
ter bore nnd will bee le'ady to hall lor
San riiini Iscn miout Tliursdn) uveti
llig When Hiii' nrrlvcs at Hint port
she will have covered, ilurlng her
ciulse, about Hn.uOil miles
LiiIiiii Onv Money,
KuIIii'vIiik tire the additional latest
biibs"rlptlniis to the Libor Da) eelc
, HulfocliijeRcr Co, Ltd. .
1 ''" Island S S. Co. . .
Allen & Iloblnsnn, Ltd. ..
Dank nf Hawaii, Ltd
I.ovejo) A. Co., Ltd. . ..
II I' Dillingham Co , I Id
W. a. Irwin & Co loo 00
J'levlously acknowledged .... 1 100 00
Total JlllO 00
Aflcr Liquor Kellers
On Saturdnv and Sunday tho neill.o
"'re oui uuer illicit, liquor seller i.
Tlio lesuli wns the arrest of the fol-
i lowing people, who appeareri In thu
,1'ollee Court this lorenooii and ha I
lV"!,r (a,K'H ''"""I'' ' Um U T"
riaj ami some to Wedncuhy morn-
'""' J J Houza. M Souzii. C Vlcr-
in, TuilemUhl Pnrusuha, Hhlmodi
Mlmnl. MnIlto Dent.. Mrs At ml o
Dmto und Louisa Wnlmere The last
nu I Is n little girl the ihughtcr or
Mrs Dnito hj ner llrst husbanil.
Isn't This a Beauty for