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NO ZERO MARK IN BANK BOOKS
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FOR THE MONTH OF
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Vol. XT. No. 1941.
IN 1 I
Fire Claims Commission
Makes an Important
FRAUDULENT FIRE CLAIMS
Sensation is Produced in Proceedings
of the Commission This Horning
By Evidence of a
There was a sensation developed be
fore the Ktrc Claims Commission this
morning. Hitherto there has been a
good deal n( nmuacment In the court
over claims that were ubstird on their
(ace, .requiring no largo degree ot
astuteness on the part ot the Commis
sioners to guard agulnst frsru"d."upon
Now, however, the Commission was
brought face to face with an Instance
of seeming perjury upon the top of
fraud. It camoabout through the evi
dence ot an obrlousl) honest claimant
rhts was no other thun Alex. Smith, a
welt known ship carpenter and Ha
waiian national patriot.' Before an
nexation he was in about every at
tempted re-volution for the supposed
emancipation or the natives from the
domination of the foreigners.
It will be remembered by llulletln
nadurs that a woman claimant was
questioned strictly the other day us to
whether she had not saved a number
of calabashes, for which a stiff Item ap
peared In her clnlni, by burlng them
hi fore the lire and digging them up
afterward. Commissioner Testa when
asked after the hearing If there wcro
grounds for the Inquisition replied, as
reported In that day's paper, that the
Commission had Information that
ould not yet be published.
When Alex. Smith was tcstlfylng-to
his own "claim this morning he told
the, story of the burlng of household
goods by some ot the natives. He bad
saved valuable articles of his own In
that way, but did not Include any of
them In his claim.
J. K. Paele, a member of the legis
lature mho was present as an attorney
for some of the clalmauts, objected to
the hearing of evidence relating to
other claims not then before the Com
President F. W. Macfarlutie said that
If there was anything In the evidence
of this witness to damage Mrs. Ui
bnpa Muullawu's claim let It come out.
Mr. Paele suggested that Iihapa's
claim might be called up again and this
witness subpoenaed to give evidence
Commissioner T. J. Testa' said tho
Commission wus the Judee of Its own
torm of procedure. It wus not sitting
to receive Instructions from attorneys.
President Macfarlane added that
rIi lie they were not bound by the rules
of the Circuit Court they jet followed
ordinary judicial practice In tho main
"We shall use every means In our
power," the president went on to say,
"to preent the allowance of fraudu
lent claims of a handful ot Hawaiian)
kwhtch tend to damn tho cases of
honest Hawaiian claimants. We art
here for the Hawaiian,"
Mr. Smith, In answer to Commis
sioner Pratt, said ho could not remem
ber what goods other than calabashes
were burled In Lahapa's pit.
President Macfarlano here remarked:
"Here Is a Hawaiian who was long
headed enough to get ahead of tho
Hoard of Health by burying his chat
tels beforo the burning reached his
house and you do not find the articles
he thus sated In his claim. He Is an
honest Hawaiian, one, of whom his
race has reason to be proud. Then be
does not even put In his claim 'for
Koods stolen from him. which he had a
perfect right to have done?. This Is a
true Hawaiian which l.ahjipa is not.
"I want to say that this claimant,'
referring to Smith, "is not nn Inform
The Snly Vacant House
IN MANOA VALLEY
Has two bedrooms and all modern Im
provements; $40 a month.
Also large residence on the Walklkl
Beach near the Annex; $60 a
month for seven months.
L 4y r-i ,j ...tflV - i ,.UjV-. trtViv,-
ant, but what be has told us lias been
drawn out of him by questioning."
Upon further examination the wit.
ness snid the hole, that Mrs. Lahapn
Mnullawa had caused to be excavated
for a cache was about 12 feet long.
tVi feet wlilo and fi or ! feet deep. It
was covered with hoards over which a
layer of earth was put and then cor
Thc,peoplu are reminded that tho
above unique and clever company
open their season next Wednesday,
September 18, with "Thu Geisha, '
which will hold the boards on Wed
nesday and Thursday. On Friday and
Saturday "The Belle of New York"1
will he Iven, and as them Is bound to
be crowded hunters. It Is advisable to
book early to avoid disappointment.
A rand matlnie of "The Uelle of Now
York" will be given on Saturday Aft
ernooii, September "I. The sal of
tickets Is at Wall, Nichols Co.
AS TOLD BY ONE OF
YOUNG MEN CONCERNED
How Cockett Struck Japanese and
What FollowedArrest and s
Trial-Farden Wm H
Oilier Akau. the young man who.
with others, was arrested recently In
Maul for some trouble which develop
ed on the night, of Saturday, August
SI hi. and whose case was nolle prosd.
In the District Court at Watluku bo
cause he was not concerned In this
trouble, came to Honolulu In the Man
na Uia this moruln. Ho told n Dulle
tn reporter the following story of the
trouble which led to the arrest of thu
joung men, a story which differs ma
terially from reixirts of the affair
which have, from time to time, romo
"On, the Saturday night in question
ten of us young fellow started from
I.ahaliia and went toward tho Keltua
tamp. August Raymqnd and Sam
Hen went ahead, of us because they
wanted to call In at the camp and
leave mimu orders about sending a
number of packages to Honolulu.
ThU wain between 11. and .12 o'clock
tat night. i i
"Upon the arrival of the remainder
of, the party at the native's house In
tho camp. I went In and saw Ray
mond Inside. While I was outside on
the steps, Thompson and Bradley
ennm In Cockett ot off his horse and
went on the veranda, giving mo
thai go of his horse. I remained seat
ed In mysaddle.
"Jmt the-n a number of Japuuc.se
came runnln around the turner of
the house. I asked them what, tho
matter was and they told mo thit
tlieie wus a nathe In tho camp who
nan stolen something. Just then
I'oenet canin running out and. before
I knew- what bad happened, lie had
knocked one of thu Japanese sense
less. Tho other Japanese started to
run away and Cockett chased them.
"Just then bidlc-y came out of
tho house and Inquired after tho
Jupuui-tm that had been hurt, satin:;
unit he Intended killing him. My
hiirmi becamci frightened at this tlmo
and galloped away. As I turned to
look back, 1 saw Cockett on his horso
chasing after bomu Japanese. I then
Joined the other boys and we started
on our way again. Just then wo
heard a iebher shot.
On Monday wo were arrested on
tho c barge of rioting. This was later
changed to assault. Six of the party
Die ailed iruiltv. Almost ttiivum lmll-i
and Bradley were each fined I If. and
costs aim too ohers IS and costs, Ray.
mond appeared In tho Walluku court
on the charge of carrying a deadly
WfUKin nut his case was nolle .prosd.
unaiies I' union, who was reported
us having been arrested, was In fsct
the only ono of the party who did not
land In jail. He left the boys at an
opportune, time and went home, so
that he had notliln at all to do with
COMtNC TO OPFJI UP
As tlmo goer on, applications for
stores In the Alexander Young build
ing aro coming in In numbers,' So
far no allottment of space has beun
contracted for except thu King street
corner store, to be occupied as soon
as ready by tho Von Hamm-Ynung Co.
From San Francisco firms several
applications have been made, tho
most Important Aim bespeaking
space being Vandersllco & Co., the big
Jewelers In the city. Of the local ttrnm
many applications havo been received,
among tho applicants being Lewis &
Co., the Dergstrora Music Co. Wall.
Nichols Co. T. G. Thrum & Co, tho
Hawaiian Nows Co, and II. F. Wlch
man. For tho offices upstairs aboir
three times us many applicants as
theie are offices havu asked accom
modations. in i
The case ot Osakl Mankichi, the Ja
panese who was released by Judge Ks
tee eatcrday und who wob soon after
that, arrested again by Special Officer
Dojle, camo up In the Police Court thlt-
torenoon. High Sheriff Drown wo?
present and read the charge ot mur
der In the first degree against tho de
fumlant. At the lequest ot the piose-
cutlon, tho case then went over for u
week, pending the sitting of the Grnml
Jury. There will be no preliminary
hearing In the Police Court.
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TERRITORY OF HAWAII. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 13 1901
Will APPEAI mWK iEVlE
HABEAS CORPUS GOES TO
FEDERAL SUPREME COURT
Deputy Attorney General Cathcart
Talks About Mankichi Case and
Judge fistee's Ruling on
Deputy Attornt?) Ucneral J. W. Cath
cart sajs the appeal he noted In the
Mankichi habeas corpus case, from the
decision ot Judge Estee, will be prose
cuted notwithstanding fue rearrest ot
the discharged prisoner on another
charge than' that of the crime for which
he wus sentenced two years ago.
Further, the legal representative ot
the Territory sas the appeal will b
taken direct to the. Supreme Court c;
the United Stales, Instead of the Cir
cuit Court of Appeals tor the Ninth Ju
dicial District. Mr. Cathcart how
Federal authority for this course,
which holds that appeals In habcis
corpus cases go direct to the-hlghest
court of the nation. ' 1S
Mr, Cathcart contend, under Fed
eral authorities of which he has notes,
that Judge Estee erred In declining to
bold the discharged prisoner to ball
as one ot the quotations noted has It
"to answer to the final decision."
Moreover, the Deputy Attorney Gen
eral said to a Bulletin reporter that
counsel for the petitioner hail not ans
wered and could not answer his con
tention that by the Organic Art the
Hawaiian courts had the status of
courts of states Instead of that of
courts ot the other territories. He
claims that Judge Estee himself haa
practical)- Ignored this contention.
FUNb8 FOR RACES.
There has not much been kutd tnls
jear of the funds necessary to de
fray tho expenses of the Regatta Itay
events but. nevertheless, work has
been going on. Captain Campbell. A.
A. Wilder, A. L. C. Atkinson and
Charles Gray have boeu around on
n collecting tour among the various
business houses of the elty nnd huvo
Hiccee-ded In ralsitu within l.'OO or to
of what It Is deemed will be necesury
to defray the expenses. This commit
tee will go around again soon to make
up this amount. They do not antici
pate uny trouble. Tho merclinntH
have, responded most liberally, so far.
' The entry book for tho races will bo
open at the offices of the Pacific Hard
warefeCo. on next Wednunaay for that
day only. This Is done In 'order that
the programs may be properly prlnled
and got out on time.
For groceries ring up Blue 911.
Some of the saloons are now selling
locally produced beer at ten cents per
ghiHs hut cithers nrc still holding out
ngalust what they believe to be a bad
precedent. It was thought that some
agreement could be reached but, since
this whs not possible, the representa-ttve-M
of each side ot the controversy
will go on their respective ways rejoic
ing. f - t -t-4-1
GORMAN HOLDS FIRST
JACKSON .. .. .' '
WILLIAMS K. ., ..
DAYTON .. v. .. .
MARCALLINO .. .
RICHARDSON .. .
In addition to the coupons to be cut'
from the first page ot the Bulletin,
new subscribers nre to be given re
ceipts' with coupons attached, entitling
them to votes as follows:
One month 40 votes
Three months 150 votes
8lx months 350 votes
One year 750 votes
Weekly Edition, 1 year. .100 votes
These coupons are detachable and
must be torn from the subscription re
ceipts and deposited In tho ballot box
the same as tho first pngo coupons. It
will be seen that for ?S, the subscrip
tion price of the Evening Bulletin tor
one ear, 750 votes are allowed to a
new subscriber, whereas the samo
amount ot money would buy only 100
votes It spent for single copies of tho
Bulletin on the street. The sum of 4 ,
A KICK AGAINST TBE
im$ .RAH! TRANSIT RU. E
Han Who Know3 Claims That Com
pany is About to Discriminate
Against the Greater Portion
of Its Patrons.
Complaints are being heard over
the arbitrary rule of the Rapid Trail
sit Company in prohibiting smoking
on Its cars. Tho proposition to run
a trailer tur on tho regular cor ior
Orientals and smokers Is also ca'islng
a discussion and tho effort to nut
white men who are- smokers In the
same category as Orientals is making
some of the smokers somewhat hot In
the collar. '
In conversation with a HtlU tin re
porter this morning the newmle as
being enforced was conrteraamt by u
gentleman who Is familiar .with' the
custom of railways away from here. In
regulating the use ot tobacco on their
cars. In San Francisco the great ca-
om car city oi me world, smokers are
given. the privilege of smpklng on tint
dummy, which Is In front of the car
and 'separated from tho rear by a
partition, in open earn as they are
run In the summer and on warm days
smokers are relegate to the four rear
seats In tho cars and the back pltt
At the speed with' Which the electric
cars travel in this city, and .the fart
that they are entirely tiepen. smoking
would not Interfere with eassenirern It
the smokers sat on the front seats.
in tne opinion of the genaeman tho
Rapid Transit Comtmnv Is iinwlie. In
pinilng restrictions on tie greater
number of their patrons, when a prop
er regulation of the manner In which
smoking can bo done would serve the
purpose Just as well and make every
. .,r Instance- a man Koine to town
after breakfast or dinner many times
enjojs a smoke, ir he can travel on
the electric cum and enlov his Hum
or cigarette he will be liable to pa
tronize the line. Feeling that he la
restricted ho will not be as. comfort
alilu and naturally will not feel as
kindly towards the new- cars as lis
would under ordinary etrcuiattdm,
in.- Kitnwr utiriiun 01 me piicroni
of the uew cars are- smoke rs It x, emu
that their likes should be taken Irtu
consideration us well kh those of tin
few who object to the use) of tobai e-o
und by a sensible regulation of tin
use of tho weed on the cars main
everjone satisfied and happy.
11. F. DUUnghum drew a Bulletin
aside on the Capitol steps this morn
ing and said:
"I consider It Is decidedly rough for
several papers to pitch Into a man day
ufter day, attacking his character, be
fore he hud had the opportunity of a
hearing In his own defenss.
"I refer to tho ease of Austin, a man
who bus been doing a good work 'n
this community and is certainly en
titled to a full and fair hearing before,
"It has really comj.to this, that ro
'. 1 791
i ., .. .. 18
win buy eighty votes -if spent for
eighty single copies ot the Bulletin
with the newsboys or at the business
office. This amount of money. If ex
changed for a recolpt for a six months'
subscription to the Bulletin, will sc
cure i-M votes, one dollar for ono
year's subscription to the weekly edi
tion entitles the subscriber to 100
The prlxo ottered by the Bulletin la
on exhibition in thu window of II. !'.
Wlchman, 517 Fort street, and wll". bo
presented to tho player receiving the
greatest number ot votes at the close
of tho contest Oct. 15,
Votes deposited at this office will
bo Included among thu scattering until
the contestant has recolvcd a total ot
10. Prom that tlmo the names will b
man's character Is sate !n Honolulu
with such Journalism. It Is eltow
journalism ot the worst -ird.
"The Advertiser has for some time
past followed a course In this respect
which Is highly reprehensible."
MURPHY LUB CALL
I hereby call a meetln of thcTrau
cis Murphy pledge signers in the city
of Honolulu, and all persons Interest
ed In the cause of temperance, to be
hold at Francis Murphy Hall on Sat
lirda) evening at S o'clock, when I,
shall address the public In my own
behalf to vindicate my honor. Integrity
and sincerity before the public from
the blackmailing slanders that have
appeared In some of the newspapers
of this j.lty. . -
Pres. F. M. JVC. A.
JAPANESE BOY WITNESS
TANGLES UP LAWYERS
Psycologial Study of His Competency
to Give Evidence Jftfvding His
. V Dwth.
The trial ot Nakamura for man
laughter before Judge Gear has made
no proareM since the middle ot yes
terday afternoM. At; that time a hitch
occurred In a eortwisy over the ad
missibility of the evidence ot a Japan
ese boy tea years ot age, son of the
woman alleged to have been killed b)
Under the common law as quoted by
Mr. J)outhltt for' the procecutlon there
l considerable latitude regarding Ju
venile witnesses, but the Hawaiian
statute Is more strict. It requires that
the court must be perfectly satlsAed
w Ith tho competency of the .hlld pro
duced .as n wltnos.
All the- renmlnde r of the afternoon
was occupied In wrangling li"f.,c'n
Messrs. Douthttt nnd llrook nu une
tide and Messrs. Davis and Wilder on
the other, with the Judge taking ,t
l.nnd favoring the view ot tho defense.
also In exhaustive examination ot the
little fellow upon his theological views
and ccmprchcMion of things pidl Irl
Thu )uung JupHiiebe provcu to be. :.
poljthelst It injlbluu, sujlng lit
thought there were-as mini) gods us he
had linger. Asked It he knev of Bud
dha us u deity who would punish bin
If he did not tell the truth, hu first ask
ed where Buddha was and then sal)
he did not know tint dlvlnlt). Ah the
word flgnlllcs u pig In Jatuncss- the
bo)'s inftdcllt) wus scarcely atrocious
One god he belleve-1 In was n great
general who died long igj and whom
some nconlu worshiped.
Among thu rcusoi.s for Judge Gear'-)
difficulty In admitting satisfaction with
the wan ess was his saving he had
never told a lie-. "I never kn'w f
more than one bo who arrived nt his
age without telling a lie."
Mr. Douthltt caused amusement b
showing that he did not himself know
the dlffeieiu-e between an oath und un
affirmation, considering that the latter
was swearing bj any other name than
that of the God of Christian worsulp,
When he asked the Court to refer to
the Century dictionary. Judge Gear
recommended the- attorney to read up
for himself us the Court did not re
quire to i onsult uuthorttic-8 upon the
Mr. Douthltt admitted that he had
never seen a judicial affirmation ad
P. C. Jones from tho Jury box smiled
tt this part of the discussion and men
tioned that Rev. Dr. Bingham of this
city was among those who, taking
scripture- literally, would not take an
oath but affirmed fnstead. '
Judge Gear took over ntght to con
sider a ruling on die boy, but was still
unsatisfied when court opened, thlt
morning. The lawyers went at It
goln und kept the contest up until
11:30, when Judge r Gear adjourned
court 1:30 to give- nlm time for fur-
1 ther consideration. , .
Manufacturers Shoe Co.,
PUIOE 5 OENT8.
A REPLEVIN SUIT
Ung Sung Wants to Re
cover Certificate of
- Naturalization, .
CLAIMS BOCUMENT IS
Thought to be Test Case for Chinese
- Suit Will Be Heard
By Judge Lyle A.
There will be served on Henry E.
Cooper, Secretary of the Territory, to
day or tomorrow, papers In a replevin
suit brought h) Ung Sung, a qnlneso
resident of Honolulu. The case will
come up before Judge Dickey.
The complaint sets forth the follow
That on the day of
plaintiff delivered to the defendant and
entrusted to bis keeping for and on bo-
half of said plaintiff, the following
Original certlBiate ot naturalisation ,
ot L'ng'8ang, dated August 3, 1R92.
That the plaintiff It now owner of
the said described property, and la en
titled to the possession thereof, but
tha defendant, though requested, has
refused and still refuse to deliver up
and give such personal property to
plaintiff and unlawfully holds and de
The plaintiff places the value of the
certificate at $50'and hat attached to
tho complaint, an affidavit which seta
forth this fart as well as other facts
In connection with the alleged unlaw
ful holding of the certificate by the
Secretary of the Territory.
The plaintiff has put up the usual
bond required In eases of the kind. He
will bo represented by Andrews, Pe
ters & Andrade.
The case Is a very Interesting on
from the- fact that It Is the first
of the kind that has ever been (lied
here under the new dispensation and It
Is undoubtedly a "feeler" by means ot
wlili h a large number of Chinese of
the Territory similarly situated ex
pect to gauge their own method of pro
cedure. The papers were filed at the polka
btatlon this forenoon.
The rup offered by Harr) Armltage
und known as the Armltage Cup,"
is now on show In tho window of Mc-Ine-rny's
clothing store, corner of Fort
nnd Merchant streets. The cup Is for
the slx-onred bargn race and must be
won three times In succession by ono
crew before It becomes the propert) ot
W. E. Fisher, auctioneer, will hold a
vale of several valuable pieces of real
estate at 12 o'clock noon at the entrance-
to tho Judiciary building tomor
row. See page 7.
The Ilev. O. I). Grundy, vicar of
He), uged 94 years, has held his living
siyty-threc jeais. He was admitted to
dc ccon's orders In 1830.
The Merckaits' Parcel Belivery
Delivers packages to any
part of the city for 10c up
wards. Try them. Phone Blut (21.
Packages Hhlpped to
all parts of the United
Htates and Kurope.
, Office-, 1047 Bethel St.,
i opposite. Honolulu Market.
The Distiller Ottt 4 QMone f Whis
key, which Rttallt for 91. Tht Gov
ernment Qtta 4; tht Farmer Who
Raised the Corn Gets 50c (sometimes!;
tht Railroad Gets 20c; the Manufac
turer Qett 4; tht Retailer Gets 97;
tht Bartender Gett a Rake-off and
the Consumer Gets
But Drunk or Not Drunk, Buy Your
Footwear of Ut and 8ave Money.
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