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Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Vol. XI. No. 1925.
HONOLULU. TKHHITOKT OF HAWAII, SATURDAY. AUGUST 24 1001.
PiUOB 5 Okntb.
V tJKi AtpetVMopuliir
tjonolhru Miihu Hull
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ATTORNEY GENERAL KNOX
RULING ON THE CHINESE
Bears on Recently Deported San Fran
cisco M erch in ta Protected by
Their; Certificates of
Washington, Aug. 14. Attorney Gen
crnl Knox, in an opinion rendered at
the request of the Secretary of tha
Treasury. llold tnat a Chinese may
engage In the manufacture of gooda
for sale and still be considered a mer
chant. In the sense In which that word
Ir used In the, treaty nnd laws relating
to the exclusion of Chinese, whoro the
mercantile iart of the luslness, cither
wholly or in part. Is the selling of
The rate under consideration Is that
of a member of a firm In San Francisco
engaged In the manufacture and sala
of cigars, and the question raised Is
whether this Chinese may he readmit
ted into the United States as n return
ing merchant. The Attorney Oeneral
holds that he Is entitled to admlsstonn,
In the course of his opinion the Attor
ney Oeneral says that he doca not
think a manufacturer, as such, Is en
titled to admission Into the United
StatcH. nor Is he disposed to think that
a bona fide merchant Is any less a mcr
chant because be Is also a manufac
The Attorney Oeneral lias also held
that all Chinese persons who have a
right to be In the United States, ns evi
denced by valid certificates of resi
dence or registration, are entitles to
pass from the United States to the Ha. I
wiillau Islands and to be protected
while there by their registration cer-jlbe
tlfUatc. as they would be In any or -
gnnlzrd territory of the continental
and Integral domain of the United
The Attorney General, however, spe
cially limits his opinion to this one
question, and does not pass upon their
right to return to the United States.
He also Btrlctly limits Ills views of the
liberty of passage of Chinese 'persons
tf the different portions of flie United '
States to this particular case, which
sitbmlu the qaestlon as affecting this
particular Territory of Hawaii.
i, EH Mo
The San Francisco Cufl of Aug. 15
publishes the following Interview:
John Emmeluth, leader of tho Hawa
iian Home Rule party, is at the Occi
dental, ostensibly on hu way to visit
ins oiu nome in Cincinnati, uuio. lie JACKSON
arrived Tuesday evening In the Pc-.BOWcRS
king and will leave In a few days for BROWN
the Kust. When seen yesterday aniPKAAl
nsked concerning conditions In the Isl-1 GLEA80N
nnds nnd the object of Ills tilp, Mr, Km- LOUIS .. i
mctilth said: MARCALLINO ..
"I nm irolnir Imrlf In niv nhl hnnin Im SHELDON
Cincinnati for n short visit and whlla
I am cast will do nil I can toward help
ing along the effort ol those right
mumi'ii ptupie uo are vnuenvoring '"ICUMMINGS
obtain nn American system of govern-1 CASTLE ., '.'. '.'.
meiit for the American Tenltory of PERRY (JUDGE)
iiawau. as imngs are now in tne isl
ands very little of the Ameilcan phil
osophy of government Is manifested
All the officials from the Governor to
tile louast ronstabiR nre annnlnti4.
and every man of them Is using huPA,2'A8.
official position, not for the public
good, but to further the ends of t ho.ro
who secured his appointment.
"The Ootcrnor and the Sccietary of
the Islands are Presidential appointees
They W turn, have the power to appoint
the lesser executive ollkers who con
tiol the positions of the hundreds of
lesser oniclal lights. This system
mnltes theBe two gentlemen the poli
tical autocrats of the plate nnd the only
outs benefited by their rule nro thosi
who stand In with the ring. It Is u
splendid exemplification of wTiat you
people have been fighting hero uom
Ism. "Yes, I am chairman of the tax com-
HAVE YOU SEEN THE
They are cut for a trial every day or
two now, and in a few days will
run every 20 minutes to
Have you seen the excavation ot
Wilder avenue ooposlte Alexande
strsct? The foundations are no
ready 10 bolt down the new hlgh-llft
pumps to supply the water for Collect
Two -weeks will give resldonts 'n
College Hills Transportation and Wa
ter. Give the Sales Agents a chance to
show you the property.
.McClellan, Pond & Co.
or Castle & Lansdale
Washington, Aug. 16, 1901.
Colector of Customs, San Fran- -f
Cisco, cai. ' j
Attorney Oeneral decides Chi-
t- ncso laborers registered la Unit- t
f fi States entitled to ndmlsslon
- port of Hawaii.
Advise Collector of Customs
at Honolulu by first steamer sail-
Ing from your part.
f H. A. TAYLOIl,
f 4 t -f -f -f 1 1 1 t
mission, the legality of which body is
now a matter of contention. The hill
creating the commission and npproprlat
lng $3000 for Its expenses wns passed
on the 1st day of May, the last day
of the session of the Hawaiian Lgpj;
lature, according to our computation,
though the session ended on April 30.
according to Governor Dole. It wns
only by using the joint agreement con
cerning the hold-ovor Scnatorshtps ns
a club that we had the tax commission
bill passed at all, and ns scon ns It was
passed It was put In the hands of the
Attorney General that Its legality
might be tested and that It might bo
4efcntcd It possible.
"The present system of taxation U
based on real estate and l.nprovcJ
property and every sugar plantation Is
assessed on Its actual cash value. Thcro
Is also an Income' tax of 2 per cent on
alt Incomes of over S1000. This sys
tem needs much remodeling and many
amendments and It Is for the ;.utpvio
of Inaugurating these reforms thiu tJio
commission has been creoted.
"Wo are a Territory of the United
States and we want a regular Amcircnn
Territorial form of government Wo
don't want all the patronage that comcj
with omdal position and the authority
to distribute several millions of dn'larj
to be controlled by a few peop'e v!i.'
iie It to further their own end.i We
vaul u regular Territorial count gov
eminent, which will Induce white iwu
pie to coma and settle among us wltn
knowledge that they win be pro
tectod In their liberties and their
rights. While I am emt I will do all l
I oislbly can to obtain this wry much
Uctlicd condition of affaire for Mo lla
mil Ian Islands, In whose prosperity 1
bm most deeply Interested."
For groceries ring up Dlue 911.
.. .. 900
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THOMP80N .. ..
MOSSMAN .. ..
WILLIAMS .. ..
In addition to the coupons tu ho cut
from the first page of the llulletln,
new subscribers nre to be given re
ceipts with coupons attached, entitling
thcin to votes a follows:
One month 40 votes
Three months 150 votes
Six months 350 votes
One year 750 votes
Weekly Edition, 1 year.. 100 votes
These coupons are detachable and
must bo torn from tho subscription re
ceipts nnd deposited In tha ballot box
the same as the first page coupons. It
will be seen that for $S, the subsclp
tlon prlco of tha Evening llulletln foi
one year, 7S0 votes are allowed to a
new subset Iber, whereas the same
amount of money would buy only l'i0
, votes It apent for slngio copies of the
llulletln on the street. The sum of t
will buy eighty votes If spent lor
eighty sluglo copies of tho Uullelin
with the newsboys or at the business
' office. This amount of money, If ex
changed for a receipt for a six months'
subscription to tho DuUctln, will se
cure 350 votes. Ono dollar for ono
year's subscription to tho weekly edi
tion entitles the subscriber to 100
The prlr.o ottered by tho llulletln Is
on exhibition In tho window of II. F.
Wichman, 517 Fort street, and will bo
presented to tho player receiving tho
greatest numuer of votoa at tho closo
of tho contest Oct. 15.
Friends of Her Majesty Quern Lin
uoknlanl havo received Invitations,
soma to bo present at n hreukfusi aim
others at a limit to hi given at her
home, Washington I'lico, on Monday,
September 2, tho ovvnt being tho
birthday of the royal lady. The break
fast will tako place at 9:30 o'clock and
the ltiau at 2.
Tho Japanese laborers are being re
leased fiom quarantine, this afternoon,
HAUGIIS RETURNS WITH
. DISCOURAGING RLP0RT
Fire is Still Burning and Great
Efforts Are Being Made to
Save Th ealeceJ
Oavld Haughs of the Department of
Forestry nnd Agriculture, returned by
the Klnau today from a tour of .Inspec
tion through the burnt district "of Hit
makun, Hawaii. He r-'poits thp fires
still burning and nltogethcr, an area
of between two nnd three thousand
acres of forest has been burned be
sides a few hundred acres of cane.
Albert Horner has nbout COO planta
tion laborers nt work fighting the lire
which Is ndvanclng townrd the Paauilo
homesteads. These laborers arc cut
ting down and clearing lines nhead of
Mr. Hnughs snjs he t'oes not believe
tho fire can be extinguished until rnlti
comes to do It. As to the future of the
trnct, Haughs conferred with several
plantation managers none of whom feel
that their plantations, care to go ex
tensively Into the Imslncss of refor
esting tho burnt district. The ipcom
mendatlon will be made that nothing
be done for six or eight months. This
will glvo thp young timber shoots a
chance to come up, and then some Idea
may be formed of the necessary course
tc pursue. The burnt tract Is above
the rnno fine nnd the forests Were valu
able chiefly as a conserver of the wa
ter supply. To reforest will rcqulro
fencing 'and the expenditure of a lot
Mr. Haughs says all the fields and
gaidcns on the Hnmaki n side of Ha
waii ore suffering fro.u thn greatest
drouth known In twenty ears. In
some places, water Is scarcely available
for domestic and drinking purposes,
or mi m isunds
The trip of Superintendent J, II.
Hoyd throughout the Islands to study
tho heeds In all the districts for public
improvement is something of an Inno
atftm and marks the Injection of good
business principles In the administra
tion of an Important department. Mr.
Hoyd will bo accompanied by his as
sistant, Marston Campbell. They will
go to Hawaii first, then to Maul, then
the other Islands. In each district
conferences will be held with business
men nnd road boards nnd make close
observation themselves. When they
get through with n district they will
huvo a complete knowledgo of Its
needs. The appropriations will he
consulted ns the trip progresses nnd
when tho round up is complete, Mr.
Boyd will know exactly what can be
done nnd what ought to be done In
PLEASANT SURPRISE PAUTY.
A very pleasant party was given last
evening nt the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Q. 11. llcrry on Matlock avenue. The
pnrty was a birthday furprice gotten
up for Miss Pllklnston nnd wns a
success In every particular. A clever
entertainment schenio devised by Mrs.
Derrey was u contest of amateur ar
tists. Each guest was furnished with
crnyon.nnd paper and In so many min
utes drew four portraits. The winner
of the first ladles' prize, wns Miss Carl
son, plaque of Mozart. Miss Herrlck
won tho consolation which was a hair
pin receiver. The best artist among
tho men was Mr. Wallace with Mr.
I ne nouse decorations wcro green
ferns nnd palm leaves. The table col -
ors 'were pink and green with carnn-
tlons and roses. The company wns n
lively ono and departed after an even -
ing of much pleasure.
CLAIMS HONOLULU HOME.
Snn Diego, Augut 13. William
Jones, who arrived hero from Hono
lulu n fow weeks ago, member nf
I-odgo No. 1, A. O. it. A., K. of I'.. Ho
nolulu, committed suicide in a lodglu;;
housu hero at noon today by shooting
himself through tho head.
Beaumont Smith Dead.
Denver, Aug. 16. Beaumont Smith,
well known throughout the Bast as an
actor nnd recently connected with a
Kansas City stock company, died In
thin r-lK- nc-fffl 19 vanri Smllh'. .ifino
career Included seasons'wlth Ilooth and
Barret, Modjcska and ilobson.
Tho Inquest In the case of the Stock
Yards fire was continued throughout
yesterday and It wns not until uhout r
o'clock that tho work of tho day was
completed. It Is expected that the
Jury will complete Its deliberations to
day. Assistant bookkeeper Harris,
Irby, on employe, of tho stables, John
Foster, day foreman, nnd a number
of the Ch.nesa hands, wero examined.
Thoy all told about tho same story nnd
throw nhsolutcly no light on tho causa
of tha fire.
CRESCEUS MAKES NEW
Mllclied Rac is sPlcndid Exhibition
ss-The Abbot unable to Keep
the Pace Wjnderfui
Ntw York, Aug. 15. The tiottlnR In
tertMs of the b'uiplre City have not
tecilti'il such a boom m n quarter of a
century as wns develojied today at tho
Drlghton llcarh Hack v. lien, under the
niisplccs of the New Vol k Trotting As
sorlntlon, thn champion stallion and
rhamplon gcldiijg. Crcsicus and The
Abbot, came together ur a purse uf
$12,000. The Abbott with his record
of :;0;M of Ian se.iiwn. and Crcsieus.
with his mark nf - j.'i. made at Co
lumbus recently, wuc to decide the
question of wmiii fci lo go down In
history us the Msiut Hotting horse
It was about 3 30 o'ttiHk when th
drivers, Kclwar.t .ml Ctcers. appeared
before the fc.ind :cil and olilnineii
their posltloii foi a surt by a flip of u
coin. Luck was with the driver ot
Cresceus, us ne miured the pole, u de
elded advantage whtn two horses su
nearly equal In point of lecord are con
Aldercd. Wl.cn the horses come from
tho paddock they were wildly cheered,
rintli looked tit for the work before
them. Fortunately, too, the wind had
died down to n dead cajjn, so there wns
no obstacle In that lliic.
Each, was driven up and down th
stietch fev a warming up, and when
they reached the atH-ter Ciescms was
jllghtiy in me Iced mi they were call
ed back. The next time down, how
ever, they were nose to nose. Im
mediately nfu-r t'l.e word had been
given Cres:us lushed to tho rront anil
f.ad n lead of a length, which he held
tc the quarter, making that mark In
n!".ir',. inls lead l'hc Abbot had I
allghtly reduced at the half, which was
reached In l:01'i. and lie wns a very
-lose second lit the three-quarters pole: noon. Aiwrney .vnurews appeiimi mr
In ItasU. The vast crowd realized tl' defendants. One of the Chlnamr.j
that a world's record was nbout to be had his cai.e nolle proa'd and wns iuc-1
made, and those 'n the grand stand as a witness or tho prosecution. He
sroee. while the iWiltltude whlcU waii'dld not piuvt very profitable, statlun
in the apace between the stand and
tho track cheered wildly. Coming
down tho stp'tch It was a battle royal
with The Abbott very close up. but
Cresceus was game, and, with nostrils
extended, kept on. Jual managing lo
beat bis opponent by half a length In
2:03Vi, the world's frottluu record in a
race. The announcement created tre
About half an hour later the two
grand horses came out for the second
heat and wcro started m.der the same
conditions that existed in the first.
They were sent nwny beautifully, but
The Abbot had not traveled 100 yards
before ho made a dls-istrous break,
and before he could recover his gait
Cresceus was In front. The Abbot, once
settled, made a grand effort to over
take his opponent, but the son of Itoli
ert McGregor was on his mettle, and
kept on, passing the quarter In 0:3iy.
he half In 1:0214, the three-quartern
In 1:35. and came rushing home In
2:00 1-fi. with Tho Abbot luck of thn
flag. As the raco was the best thrc
V live, Ketcham consented that Cre
scents go another heat. This ho did
shortly before 5 o'clock, accompanied
bv a runner for th" flrst half, where
he was Joined by another runner, and
ue did the quarter In 0:30'A, the half
In 1:01!, tha thrco-qimrtcrH In 1:34
and the mile In 2:05.
Ti the credit of The Abbot It should
It- said tlmt not only was this his lirst
tare, but he has also oeen sick, mid bis
belt mile since his recr-'ery was In the
vicinity of 2:09.
Tho dlie-etors of tho Stock Yards Co,
1 held a nibctlng ye-slerdny. nt which
,thu treasurer, I, do I.. Wurd, was glvoa
i power tu attend to all Insurance) rnil
Item In connection with hid recent fir",
This was about all that was done. An
other uieoilng will bu held on Monday,'
at which tlinu tho proposition of re
building will bo discussed.
C A. HI co, manager of tho stable,
when seen by a llulletln reportor thUi
morning,' stated that hu was sure tn-i
company would dccldci to rebuild.
Tho local stvedoros have formed h
union lor their protection In tho mat
ter of wages. At a meeting held yes
terday arrangements wero mado which
will tend to- tho taking In of all tho
dock laoorers oxcept tho Japanese.
At the present tltno there are mauv
!mor,0 lauof on f1'0 wntr front "
num lull HU IMIIIIll lui, MIK1 ua u nam
tbo Btrlko of the stuvedures for a re
sumption of tho scalo of 30 cents an
hour Ik not making much headway,
Tho stovedoro firm offiirs tho men $2
n .In. n.i.l n t 1 1. ........Anr .1..... tu m.
' ploying Japs at a Ichh into. Those of
tt iiuj mill nv viiu iii.'dviii, nil, u in vui-
thn strikers who deslro to go to work
on Monuay nt tho now rnto will hi
given until this afternoon to let tli'i
boss stevedores know about It.
Washington, Aug. it!. The Hanger,
which is at San Diego, Cnl., has been
ordered to I'linnmn. It is expected she
will bo abU to leuvo at once.
TO REBUILDSTOCK YARDS
J, M, Vlvns, the attorney, re
ceived by the transport Mcido
last eenlng. a letter from Por
tuguese Charge d'Aftftlrcs A. de
Souza Canavarro. under date of
August IR and written at San
Francisco, In which ne states that
ho was to leave for Portugal a
couple of das later, perhaps
f never to return to Hawaii.
Mr. C.iuavnrni wei't to Sati
Pranclsio a short Hue ago. ex
f puctlug to there lecover his
health, hnt tho cllirntc did not
4 seem to do him any good and
4- put i (til friends In Portugal at
cucp 1hUo It possible for him to
return to his native country. iMr,
Canavarro Is high up fn tho dip- t
4- lomatlc corps of Pottugal and he t
f will undoubtedly be sent to an-
4- other place on duty.
AFTER THE HOODLUMS
The police are on the track uf the
young hoodlums who, on several occa
sions ri-crntly. lay In wait at a dark
spot In KnkaaKo and fhn-w stones nt
passing hacks Fle boys were ar-
rested yestcrdjy on the chnrgu of hnv
lug been accessories. They gave the
police the names of the bo)s who
really did the throwing and officer
were rent out ut once. In some wny
or other, the boys ,iot wind of the
matter nnd hid uwny. This morning,
It was learned by the police that the
hoodlums were seen at Hauula. The
police all uit the Island have been no
tified and detectives from the city hae
been pent out so It Is very probable
that the boys will be npprehended be
furu tomorrow. When cutight, the oth
er bo) who were arretted yesterday as
having been accessories, will be sum
moned to testify again ugalnst their
friends. Their cases were nolle pros' J
Ir the Police Court this foreuoon.
Twelve Chinese were arrested l.i't
night by Deputy Sheriff Chlllingwoitli
aim a numuer ot ouiccrs on me cnarge
"t gambling. They nil plcnde J not
, B'""y 'n me ram mini una in-
hnl tne eiowd arrested Had only gam-
creil together for the purpose of play
ing a friendly game and that the but
tons and Chinese money on the tabic
was only used for the purposn of count
ing. Another Chinaman had his case
nolle pros'd and he too was placed tn
the stand as a witness tor the prooocu- of jthl.w thul lc nail no jurisdiction
tlon. Ills story wus o little better but t0 occ,e t a5 the Act of Congress pro
file case was not n very strong one mid vdcij (ur an apl,cai guch cases tu
so Judge Wilcox allowed tho dercn- tho Secretary of the Treasury,
dants to go. ThC counsel for the merchants can-
1 lie police believe they nave run up
against n snag In the lino of gamb
ling. They think that, in the future,
the Chinese gamblers of the city will
not nllow money to he used In ii'iy
game, lluttoiis, Chinese money nnd
the like will be used and the cashing In
process will tako place when the game
has been. completed. This will glvo Inn
I'0'1'" "'' smnll chance to make
i any mom nrresis among me uiunron ui
the charge of gambling
In tin- matter of the estate of J. W
Winer deceased, II. I-. Marks, admin
istrator has tiled a petition asking that
tho estate be declared Insolvent nnd
an order entered for a pro rata distri
bution of the nssets. The total of tho'
claims llled Is 1.VI7R.83. The value ot
tha estate Is $18. cash In tho hands of
MOST I'LOI'LE I'ATFONIZE Tllli
Merchants' Parcel Delivery
WHY DON'T YOU?
Call up BLUE (MM when you wish
tu s-nj ,i"VthliiR down town, and re
quest yuur dealer to sen I vour ifor-di.
home by the . ...... M. I D. Co.
Prompt delivery ami....
rartful attention assured.
Are you Going to the Mountains ?
Are you Going to the Volcano or
any place w&ere -vou want a Tramping Shoe.
If you are, we would like to have you
call in and see our Ladies' extra hlph
tramping boot ; Made of extra strong
vici kid with a heavy welt sole. Just
the thing for comfortable walking. We
have them In two grades, S3. 50
and $4 50. : : : : :
Manufacturers Shoe Co.,
IOS7 Port Street.
TO RESUME EXECUTIVE
DUTIES IN FEW DAYS
Denies That he Has Resigned and
Goes Bac to OIcj Greatly
0oernor S. I). Dole returned by the
Klnau this morning from n two
I months' outing on the Island of Ha
I wall. On lauding ho wms at once drlv
rn to his Kiiima street lesldence. Dur
ing the morning he held consultations
with Acting Governor II. H. Cooper
nnd Attorney General Hole, who called
ut Ills home.
To n llulletln rcpntcr. Governor
Dole cheerfully granted an Interview.
He has gained much by his extended
vacation nnd looks the picture of
health. He has added to his stock of
avoirdupois and his features arc ruddy
with the complexion of health.
"Is It true that you have resigned as
Governor of Hawaii." was a question
promptly answered In the negative by
"I have not bien writing letters to
Washington, while 1 have been away
and have not worried myself about
government matters at all. I have had
a conference with Mr. Cooper this
morning and so far as I know every
thing has moved along satisfactorily
Ir my absence. I presume within a few
days, I shall tesumc my duties at the
Mill 10 (IKE
At the hearing last week In tht
United States District Court of the case
of the Chinese merchants who camo
here from San Francisco to tak
charge of the business of branch housca
.r 'ri,nl. Flieh mul w S. Flemlnir.
tuplr coungrt contended that the Joint
rc,0ulon of CongrcsB, prohibiting fur
tber Immigration of Chlnc-.se Into tho
Hawaiian Islands, was Intended to ap
ply only to Chinese Immigrants frotr
China, and that a Chinese merchant
domiciled In California nnd coming
here from San l'ranclhco was a person
lomlng from one part In the United
State's to another part In tha United
States, and was not a Chinese Immi
grant. The Collector had previously
overruled thlo contention and Judge
i.-..n without nnaslnir nnon the merits
not niiuce ti,c collector not to send
the merchants back to San Francisco
In the Mariposa but to permit them to
remain hero In charge of deputies until
an appeal from his decision could bo
heard and determined by tbo Secretary
of the Treasury. The appeal was In
process of preparation hen ncwr. camo
fiom Washington by the steamer which
ftrrlved last night that the Secretary of
tho Trcnsury In n parallel case has
decldid the very point raised by Mr.
ntcli nnd Mr. Fleming, nnd ordered
the Chinaman In that case to bo dis
charged. The collector will presfin.ibly
amend his rulings to conform to tha
decision, and hereafter Chlneno mcr
chants can land without objection.
Sam Mahuka, who was recently ap
pointed deputy sheriff of the District
of Wnlmeii, writes to Deputy Sheriff '
Chllllngworth that be has material for
u lino baseball team and that he Is very
anxious to get the boys together for
work as soon as possible. Ills pet Idea
1.1 to form a league on his Island, the
champlun tenni uf which Is tu come to
Honolulu nud piny the champion team
of this Island. Miuiuka Is an old liasu
ball plaer and, In fact, one of tho best
that tho Islands hnvo ever prolluced.
His fort Is on llrst base.
Tho I'nclllc Import Co. Is selling Im
ported organdies cheap. See ad. lit
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