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Vol. XI. No. 19.18.
HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY. SEPTEMKKR 10 1901
Price 5 Oentb.
OPINION AWAITED FROM
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
The Government Refused to Sell Land
to Promoters Because Hawaii
an Law Forbids the
I'uptuln John M. Sass, with Frank
llrnwu and othris, has for stoictlm"
1'ii't been promoting tho election "of 'a
distillery on this Island. Its raw ma
tcrial'ls designed to be molasses from
the sugar mills, and the product rum.
A corollary o( the enterprise Is the
leaping of hogs on a laige si a lo, tu
he fattened on the residuum of the
tills. This contains a percentage of
hiiihnrlnc matter and fed with nu ad
mixture of barley. Is said to produce
I he Ilnest of pork.
'I lie promoters have secured nil no
ies.ii) data from tho planters regard-
Ing the supply of raw material nnd
liKve calculations of profits down to -dot.
1 hey hae also selected a situ,
milking all due arrangements with tho
pictcnt holders of the .land, hut this
p .rt , of the preliminaries has beet,
hung up with some other things In the
I'dihco (if.' Ill e Attorney General.
Arrangements were concluded with
the Dotvsett Hstute fov a tract of gov
irnment land near Walanne on the
-ashore containing twenty-fit e acres,
being part of a leasehold having eleven
)ears of Its term yet to run. The slta
is an excellcut one for many reasons,
among these being proximity to tun
railway and facility of drainage Into
lliu ocean. According to the Federal
law, a distillery must stand upon land
n.vncd In fee slmplo by Its proprietary.
Therefore, Captain Sass and associates
dcalrcd to purchase, five acres out of
the twenty-five, subject to tho Dow
They applied to Land Commissioner
K. S. Uoyd for the purchase of the
(.Milling site of flvo acres. Mr. uoyd
Two of the rejected .lapntiese luinil
gii.iits iif several confined at the Chan
nel wharf, awaiting transportation to
Inpnn, have evnped. The esrapc of
the men It Is thought, was aided by
dome of ' the Japanese fishermen who
moor their boats near the wharf where
I Ik: Japanese are confined.
Although the rejicted people are tin
ler watih by a guard In flic employ of
he steamship agents, they managed
to elude his vigilance and some tlmt
lute Sauiiluy night or early Sunday
morning' they .kipped. A oareful
MLtefi Is being- niad1 lor them and
falling their capture, the agents of the
olr.imer which brought them here will
have to pay a line of J3M for each of
Several of the other rejected pas
sengers will be senf home In tho
Hongkong Maru, due to sail for the
For groceries ring up Blue fltl.
JUDGE LITTLE TRIES CASE
OF HOBRON vs. HELM
Will E. Fisher Gives Expert Evid
ence and Is Eicused From
Answering a Personal
T. W. Ilobron vs. I. n. Helm, suit
to recover J2000, the amount of ad
vance on a Klondike outfit, was before
Judge I.lttle without n Jury this morn
ing. Ilobertson & Wilder for plain
tiff: Cieo. A, Davis tor defendant.
W. E. Fisher, a returned Klondike.
gave expert evidence. The mines were
replied In positive terms, to the effect! " 1& miles from Dawson City, the
lhat the government could not con- Witness Bam. nnu u man comet not tra
shier the atnllcatlon because tho law there more than ten miles a day.
of the Territory did not permit the! In J"')- the temperature was llfi In tho
il'itllllng of spirits.
The distillery promoters were not
Judge I.lttle. wanted to know If tho
Bit'hllcd with the reply. The) hod nol! witness meant to ay, ns he had ans.
wermg questions at cllncient times,
that II cost twlee ns much to go nut
by the Ice while It was cheaper to re
turn by the Ice route. Wltnccs said It
was even so
Mr. risher told of his own hardships,
he having been frozen badly and made
III, This recalled the fnlso report pub'
llxlied In San Francisco that Mr. Fish.
er had lost both feet In tne Klondike,
which' was republished here before hi
ai rival In the Islands. The news had
much local Interest fiom his brother's
long residence In Honolulu.
The witness refuse! positively to
state what his own expenses between
Seattle and the Klonlllke were. Attor
ney Wilder fought to compel him to
Answer, but the Court while holding
that witness might be bound to answer
said It was not necessary.
Mr. Hobrou, the defense having rest
ed, was put on the stand In rebuttal.
vet asked the Territory tor permission
to manufactuie rum. ami did not think
that this phase of the msttcr had yet
btcome a matter for Territorial gov
ernment determination. Probably the
thought struck them that tho I.ogl.
tat lire would consider the establish
mint of the distillery Industry here,
utilizing waBte products or contem
plated, with no less favor than upon
I he brewing Industry lately establish
ed Tecll nrown, attorney for the pro
molers, being consulted wrote n lettet
In reply to the J.and Commissioner
iHklng exceptions to the summary re
fection of the application for land. No
limine- having been received from Mr.
llojil. he was seen yesterday afternoon
by Captain Sass to know If any atten
tion was being paid to the matter.
Tho Commissioner stated that the
attorney's letter was upon Its receipt
handed to the Attorney General with Thn Court sustained an objeitlon to
a icqucst for his offlcfal opinion iipm the. flrBt question and the witness was
the question raised, nnd It wus Impos- withdrawn, Mr. Wilder noting excep
slide to. say when nnjthlng .further tlans to the ruling. Mr. Davis then
Mould he heard about It. I moved for a nonsuit on the ground
Attorney General K. I'. Dole Is away that the plaintiff and defendant were
' getting married and his tleputy'and two partners. The Court required the niO'
utslstants are Immersed In business In, tlon In writing .and It was so furnish-
several counts. Besides tho distillery ed.
matter suspended as described above, I Judge I.lttle took the caso under ad
there is the public question t tho'NIu vlsement.
load, between the Public Works Do- Hlta C. Tew ksbury was granted n dl
purtment nnd Judge Perry which, voi it- against Irving Q. Towksbury, on
awaits oner of those erudlto, dellvei- the grounds of desertion and non-sup-
uuecs iui which iiiu iiuriii' rutjrni , pori, uy juuge i.uuu mra iuuiiiiiik.
A MISE SUICIDES TO (LOSE ITS DOOItS
STEWARD AT J. F. BROWN'S
- IS FOUND DEAD TODAY
Had Quarrel With His Wife at 2
a. m. Slashed at Her With
Knife and Then Ran
evidently believing tbul he bad kill
d his 'wlfw and. tliHt therjora there
was no chnnce for him to be a freu
man again, n Japanese. Ichl lij name,
an dtbe steward at the home of J. F.
drown on the loner W'alkIM road,
Lommlftcd sulilde nt an early hour
thli moinlng. Tlie news was brought
.) town by Sheriff Drown, who per
tonally made Inquiries regarding the
rnuscs leading up to the tragedy, Mr.
Brown told the following storj tu
"I learned the whole story from the
Rife of the dead Japanese. It seems
that, at about 2 o'cluck this morning
vhe nnd her husband had a quarrel In
their room In the servants' quarters.
I'lu quartet continued for a long white
chl accused bis wife of being unfaith
ful to him nnd would nut llsttn to any
if her protestations of Innocent e.
"Finally, Ichl seemed to breoms
fnnzliMl. He procured n earvng knife
am! told the woman he Intended to
kill her. She made mi attempt to
nave hertelt by running out of the
room, but the jjrnlous husband ran aft
er her and, before she could get away,
struck with the knife. Fortunately the
blade did not enter the woman's body
but caught her arm and gashei? It
"At this point, the woman screamed.
This woke up the three Japancm liv
ing at High Sheriff Drowns place and
tl'ej ran to the assistance of the wo
man. She told her story us briefly as
possible and they started out on n
search after the assailant. Dy this
time. High Srelff Drown and J. .
Oilman had got out Into the yard and
they too assisted In tin- search for
Ichl, who tould nut be found.
"At about S o'clock this morning, a
native found the bod) of the Japanesa
llug on thu load In front of the Tlvoll
Imtbs. Upon examination, It wits
found tlial thn sulclik1 had plunged the
1(11 Ife tbiuugb bis thio.it, thu end 1011.
ing out at the back. Tho weapon wa.i
lying at the side of the body. A trail
of blood was found all the way from
the gate to the place where the deed
whs committed, show lug loucluslvcty
CHINESE THEATRE WILL
QO OUT OF BUSINESS
Impossible to Get Talent From China
Under American Laws -,
Government Will Lose
$4 Source of Income.
No longer will residents of lower 1.1
llhtt'.street and those living within a
radius of u half mile or so, be foiled
to listen to the squeak of Hie Chinese
dddlc, the clash of the cymbals and the
nolldw sound of the Chinese drum
lhat p haw been wont to send forth
nlglitly for months pnst, a combination
of ear splitting, discordant noises. In
limit, tin, Chinese thcitt r Is to lose ll
doors for good.
One of the memters of the but that
icnttd the new building from Yee Wo
and others, said today. "American
laws make It impossible for us to ob
tain prufcislonnls from IJlilna any
longer nnd so we will be fori'ed to dis
continue our performances. We have
run the present company for a longer
time than we had anticipated at first
but their plays have become old and
the Chinese theater cimth hale heconui
lit. i( .if tk.im
"No. there Is-no possibility of our
getting any more plaes. We might
get some from California but It has not
been decided whether they can get
back to the Coast again when nnco
tliry have landed here. VJesldctt that,
what talent we lould get from San
Prune Isio would not lie of the best. To
get the talent that pays to put before
the theater goers you must send
llralght to China."
lUhas not )it been decided what
n.i.ll ho done with the theater building.
The company that owns It will very
likely have partitions put In nnd rent
nit various parts is store or living
The iissatlou of the plavs at the
Chlm se theater means quite a lews In
I he government. Tho management has
hi en In the habit of pajlng Ml every
week $:M for sir days' license nnl !
for the stamp.
MERRILLS FAUST WON
FALK IS SUSPENDED
At n special meeting of the Honolulu
Stock exchange held yesterday after
noon, the mutter of the Insolvency of
broker Chas. J. Falk n member, was
discussed. In view of Ills assignment
the board took action In the premises
nnd he was suspended from the hoard
pending the settlement of bis financial
difficulty. This action was taken ac
cording to the by-laws, as there Is an
other member of the exchange, a ere
illtor of the Insolvent brokers.
No statement of the condition of Mr.
Talk's affairs has as yet been made by
the assignee and It Is not known how
much the liabilities exceed the nssets.
Mr Talk's fillure was due to the con
tinued dropping of securities bought
on margins, and his Inability to put up
more security, as demanded for loan".
All his personal property, life Insur
ance policies, and the seat 111 the ex
change have been assigned to George
It. Carle r for the benefit of the creditors.
(11) Wireless Telegraph.)
Hllo, Sept. 10. The sporting frnter
nlty was all assembled at the race
track Saturday afternoon tu witness
tlin mnli h f K. lifitM-ii.tt. r.illl'u L-v..t.
that he had plunged the Rnlfe into his ,,,,. ,,,,, ;rpe.
tliiint fin iittiiirir I ti (i feniii Mm tu rtrri la.iU
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and bud evidently fallen fiom loss of
blood at the plate wllere he wis
The body wns removed to the morgue
nnd a Coroner's Jury having been
summoned, the temalns were viewed. I
won out In 1:1!',.
ItRING QUICK RETURNH.
-department has become famous.
ST. CATHERINE AT HILO
(Uy Wireless TneKraph.)
Hllo, Sept. 10. i ho hark St. Cather
ine arrived in the harbor Sunday four
teen ilaj s from San Francisco'' The'
ship brings a good cargo of Supplied
that put an end to any danger of short
age In consequence of the strike,
Davis for llbelhint, no Appearand- ol
or for libelee.
Judge I.lttle adjourned his court un
til it o'i lock. tomorrow morning, when
the trial by Jury will begin of Gulstun
l". Uopert trustee of John K. Sumner,
vs. Solomon Kauai, Kukull Kauai nnd
HAYE YOU SEEN THE
They are out tor a trial every day or
two now, and In a few days will
run eyery 20 rrjlnutes tq
Have you teen the excavation on
Wilder avenue opposite Alexande
street? The foundation! are no
ready 10 bolt down the new high-lift
pumpa to supply the water for College
Two week will give residents In
College Hills Transportation and Water.
Qlve the'8ales Agents a chance to
how you the property.
McClellan, Pond & Co.
or Castle & Lansdale
QucHt'on Practically Settled.
There "was another conference In
Cioveruor Dole's ottlce this morning
over the Kohnln mountains water ques
tion. It was practically settled to
grant Samuel Parker the privilege of
taking the water, but final determina
tion Is deferred until thefregular execu
tlve meeting on Thursday.
Mr. Deaky Not III.
The mishearing of a telephone Inter
vlew yesterduy caused the printing of
a, report that Charles 8. Desky was 111.
The fact Is that Jos. 0. Pratt received
a letter from, Mr. Desky stating that
owing to he precarious state of his
Wife's health, he could not return In
Honolulu, Sept. '.I, llidl.
Pif.nlfti. llnllr.lln lu n cu.l. ..? n...
The Coroner's Jury Is composed of ...ivi-rtlHenient In your inluibln paper
the following: J. S. Walker, E. U nine ed a good sized onler this day for
MuiHinnu. K. 1.. Uerndt, II. Cooke, A. npal rings. Yours lespectfully.
Lucas and O. St. John Uilbtrt. The ti. DIKT..
Inquest iv III be hold this afternoon. I "
i I Then' has been n great rush all
ill-ink hcokK nr nil .mi. i,iL.,.r ..I.. ,ll"8 ll1" waterfront this llllirillllg. It
niaiih nooks or all soils, ledgers, etc. ,u ,,. Ml, ,,. ,i,. , ,i ,i.
manufaitur.d by the Bulletin Publish- N(.8elH liming are taking full imgum
Ing Co. , mil many pnrsengcrK.
JIM GORMAN AGGRESSIVE
GORMAN . 3,741
THOMPSON , 1,777
MOSSMAN ' 811
CHILLINGWOR1 H 33S
WEL8H -.. 13
MOORE .. ..' 14
Imnddltlnn to tho coupons to be cut
JOHN HAPA TELLS VEKY
DRAMATIC TALE OF WOE
Prodded With a Bayonet He Drops
Bis Treasure When Fleeing
From the Burning
John Ilapa, the well-known charac
ter, did his part in contributing to tho
gaiety of nations before tho Klrc
Claims Commission this morning. Ills
claim Is for Wl. It Is fearfully and
wonderfully made, like the human ana
torn). Seven new suits of clothes never
Horn at $lr was one Item, but under
lire- of questioning this princely ward
robe dwindled to five more or lesi
threadbare units and two suits yet to be
MEMBERS OF MAINLAND
UNIONS ARE ASSESSED
Send Money to Strike Headquarters
In San Francisco to
Buy Food for
Prom reports brought by the Marl
pita of strike conditions existing In
San Pranclsco at tho time tho vessel
left there, there Is liable to bo news
of a serious clash between the strik
en, nnd the authorities, brought by tho
Hongkong Maru, due here this after
noon. When thu Mariposa sailed
girat preparations were being mnde for
a big demonstration of labor Interests
on Labor Day. A parade having all
the striking Union men In It was being
picpnrcd and It was anticipated that
thli would lead to some overt art on
thci part of the strlkrrs'or guardians of
the peace, tbereoy precipitating riot,
Honolulu Is taking its sh-tro In the
fight of the strikers to enforce their
den nnds and members of labor fed
erations here which are affiliated with
Mke organizations on the Mainland,
inve already been assessed for funds,
which go towards providing for the
leeds of the strikers. This local strike
In San Pranclsco Is not the drain on
thu unions which a general strike nil
over tbo United States would be nnd
the reason that It has been so stub
bornly continued Is that from all parts
of the United States funds are poer
Ing In weekly to the strikers, who are
able to live for the time being without
working. Kvery one of the thousands
of Union laborers In tho United States
Is being taxed a small sum to help the
Bt-lkcrs In the enforcement of their
demands, and so ns far as funds go,
tin re Is no Immediate probability of an
cud being put to the lockout by tne
It is snld that many of the strikers
not wishing to becomo a char on
their associations, have gono out Into
the country to pick fruit and hops.
Tlie fruit pickers have nearly nil been
taken to San Francisco to do the work
broken In. 'left by the strikers so the country
A saddle, bridle and blanket stood dud city laborers have In a mcasuro
for 129 although thn panoply bad dun chinned places,
valiant service for six years. Then a
pair of spurs was charged separately ALLENS IN A HMAKtl-UP.
,'h '"" .,:':" .. .T-. ""."': I"!' Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Allen mot with
drawing for thirteen jeara.
One Item In ilriu's account was of
peculiar dramatic interest. It was for
J 1.10 cash. When the flight from the
burning town was at panic height. Ha-
an accident while driving Into town
on King street this morning. They
stopped In front of Singer's bakery to
get come brcud. Having accomplished
this mission, Mr. Allen picked up hi-
t-nlna (iritis mm tinnrl n n .1 lullk Attn
.":L..,'!'kl'".,.,!' " 'J. --'",';- other, took hold of tho lap robe with
Yesterday morning the AdvertUer
came otu with u 'fieak" story that was
n freak. It pertained to the Deputy
Sheriff Chllllngw'orth und his brother
Sam, It stated that the latter was
expei ted to box before the Murphy
Club us well ns some other things In
which the namo Deputy Sheriff Chlll
ingwnrth Is mentluned. The same pa
per cume out this morning with a re
traction. There Is nothing raoie to bo
said. The opinion at the police Bta'
tlon U that the sporting part of the
Advertiser Is Just as unreliable us the
remainder of the paper.
ed along a soldier prodded him with
a bayonet, which ranscd htm to tiros
the trunk and, remembering Lot's wife
he never tinned back.
Of course the Commissioners gavn
full credence to Ha pa's story.
Ono native claimant today testified
iibuut a razor for which lie claimed f3.
On being asked from w horn he bou-h
It. he said It was a sailor on one of
thn local steamers. Judge Kepollii
nsked If the fact was not thiit he had
won thn Implement playing craps. Th
cialmnnt meekly replied that It was
iv en thus.
At 9:110 tomorrow morning the Com
missioners will hear the Kaumakaall!
which to cover hlmso!f and his wife.
He did not notice that there waa n
brake belonging to a Chinaman, tied
a short distance down tbo street. When
he did seo this vehicle. It was too laU
and bis carriage collided with that of
the Chinaman. The result wa3 that
both were overturned.
I'ortunatcly, In the th'rowtng over
of Mr, Allen's carriage., the horse waa
also thrown. This gave a Jnpanovu
near by, time to catch the head of tho
animal nnd thus in event further dam
age. Mrs. Allen was gotten away from
the smash-up and both rigs were right
ed. Mr. Allen says that he has been
driving for nigh upon fifty years hi
I Honolulu nnd this Is his very first tko
tldent. He states that ho waa entirely
to blame. Fortunately, no one wua
WAKI'V CAD mm nnrir . hurt In the accident.
iuviui ivn niLV UULM
(lly Wireless Telegraph.)
Hllo, Sept. 10. C. C. Kennedy leaves
in thn Klnau Uils week for Honolulu.
It In his present plan to accompany B. i
i . Diiiingham to the coast in the in- The Merchank' Parcel Deliver-v
Uresis of tho Hllo dock Improvements. , ,,,B "1-rfcllan,! rdrci UCIIVery
Tim barkentlno Coronndo, soon to
arrive here from San PrttncUco, has
a bridal couple aboard. 'Ihoy are Dr.
Picdcrlck n, Starr nnd wlfo, who am
coming hero to pass their honeymoon.
The Oregnnlan was slglTtcd off Koko
Head at 1:05 this afternoon.
Delivers packages to any
part of thu city for 10c up
wards. Try them. Phone Blue 621.
Packages shipped to
all parts of tho United
States nnd Uuropo.
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opposite. Honolulu Market
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eighty single copies of the Bulletin
with the newsboys or at the business
offlie. This amount of money, If ox
changed for u receipt for a six months'
subsirlptlou to the Bulletin, will se
cure 350 votes. One dollur for cine
yenr's subscription to the weekly edi
tion entitles the suliBcrlner to 100
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from the first page of the Bulletin,
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tlon price of tho Kvcntng Bulletin for
one year, 750 votes are allowed to a
new Bubsi-rlber, whereas tho same
greatest numDer of votes at thu tloso
of tho contest Oct. 16.
Votes deposited at this office will
bu Included among tho scattering until
amount of money would buy only 100 the contestant has received a total of
votes If spent for single copies of tho io. Piom that time tho names will b?
Bulletin on the street. The sum of H published.
FROM A BUSHEL
The Distiller Gets 4 gallons of Whis
key, which Retails for $18. The Gov
ernment Gets 4; the Frmi Who
Raised the Corn Gets 50c (Borrtlmes);
the Railroad Gets 20c; the Manufac
turer Gets 4; the Retailer Gets T,
the Bartender Gets a Rake-off and
the Consumer Gets
But Drunk or Not Drunk, Buy Your
Footwear of Us and Save Money,
Manufacturers Shoe Co.,
1087 Fort Street.
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