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"SUNDAY 'TnJLLSTIN, HON0EUM7, II. T SUNDAY. MA11CH 9. 1902.
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JVpepke, the former
akotn .soldier ft hose
srteen clliuiruml rlnes wero
.?tthn in..'..,r' ...!... .u
tfS ''' -vi"" " reining inu lull'
.tfmitlojrSl status of the Phil
Hipine Islands, recovered his
property only recentl). The
diamonds wero returned to
him by United States Marshal
Ames, who hns kept them In a
safety deposit vault In Chicago
since they were sclicd hy Col
lector William Pcnn Nixon a
5 ear ago. Pepke, who Is an
Itinerant Jewelry peddler, Im
mediately put the fourteen
rings on his Angers to sec how
Two of the fourteen dia
monds will not go hark to
South Dakota, however. Attor
ney Charles H. Aldrlih took
on ring, set with a diamond
and two luhlcs. and Attorney
Harmon took another set wl'h
thieo diamonds, as memento
of the suit. The other lings
Pcpke put In his pocket and
tnen started out to huy sonio
new clothes and fresh stock for
his peddler's wagon,
Pcpke was a peddler before)
he enlisted in the First Nortn
Dakota Infantry and started for
the Philippines, Being of a
thrifty disposition, ha saved
his money and exchanged It for
bargains In diamonds which ha
found In the Manila pawnshops.
He also loaned money to his
comrades, taking their ilia,
monds as security. In this
way he acquired the Interna
When Pepkc was arrested In
Chicago n year ago all ho pos
sessed was the fourteen dia
monds and $l.i'0 In money. Tho
rasa was carried to tho highest
court In tho land, and It will
tako nearly all the gems aro
worth (939 to pay the costs.
Hut Pepkc bellees the Jewels
may bring mote than their In
trinsic value, because it was on
theso Jcwela that the Supreme
Court decided that the Consti
tution follows tho rlag.
She Got the Soother.
A middle aged woman called at a
chemist's In Camden Town ono even
ing and asked for morphine, and tho
shopman replied to her request with:
"Is It for your husband?"
"Ob, no. sir, I have not got any."
"You don't think of suicide?"
"Par from It."
"What do you take It for?"
"Must I tell you. sir?"
"You must, or othcrwlso 1 can't sup
"Well, then, don't you think that a
woman 40 jenrs old, who has had her
first offer of marriage less than an 1
hour ago, naturally wants something I
to quiet her norus and give her a good
Tho druggist thought so, and
went away contented with tho nervo
soother. Londop Spare Moments.
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r ! vt.
Birds That Can Live Without Any Brains
It Is a very common Idea that If the
brain of an animal Is completely de
stroyed It wilt die, or It It lives It re
mains In a "comatose" condition. An
ingenious German has cut out some
pigeons' brains with care, given tho
wound time to heal, and shown that
the birds can run about, fly, measure
a distance, cat, go to sleep In tho dark,
wake Up with the light, and, In fine,
do most of tho things a healthy normal
pigeon can do. Only memory and the
mating Impulsed are quite gone. It ic
possible to discriminate very neatly
between tho reflex acts and thoso In
She Didn't Give it Up.
"IVibson; do you know way jou aie
like a donkey?"
"LTko a donkey?" echoed Itobcon,
opentng his ejea wide, "I don't."
"Because youi better half Is stub
The Jest plcaacd Robson Immensely,
for he at onco aaw the opportunity of
a glorious dig at his wife. So when he
got home he Bald:
"Mrs Robson, do jou know why I
am like a donkey?"
Ho waited a moment, expecting bis
wife to give It up. Rut Bbe didn't She
looked at him somewhat pltjlngly as
kilo answered: "I suppose It'n because
jou were born bo" Chicago Journal
1 ho girl wroto feverlshlj-. turning
out four or flvo great hlstorljal novels
Aa Bbe wns but fifteen, her entour
age were concernod and remonstrated.
"Will you talto time to bud Into
womanhood?" said they
"Well, I should say nit"' replied
he, "Why, that can he done any
time, regaidless ot market condl
PROPOSED MUNICIPAL CHARTERS
Method of Procedure
Exercise of Municipal Powers
of Council, Composition
and Qualifications of
Council Judge of Elections.
Establishment of Offices. Meet
ings, Determination of Rules
ARTICLE V THE COUNCIL.
Sec. 1 Council to Exercise Municipal
See. 2 Composition of Council.
3 Council Judge ot Elections and
Qualifications of. Its Own
4 Ineligibility of Councilors.
5 Council Elects Its Own Offi
cers and Determines Rules.
Sec. fi Quorum of Council.
Sec. 7 Coune.II Meetings.
Sec. 8 Council May Establish Munlc
AUTICI.E WOP THE COUNCIL.
Council to Exercise Municipal Powers.
Seitlon I. There shall uc a City
Council which shall hne full' power
and authority, except as ntherwlFe
prolded. to exercise all powers con
ferred upon the ilty, subject to the
veto of tho Major, as hereinbefore pto
ldcd. Composition of the Council.
See. 2. The Council shall consist ot
fifteen members, who shall serve with-
out pay At the first election to bejopen doors, shall keep a Journal
held under the provision of the Act.
fixe Councllmrn shall be elected to
serve for two jears, five Councllmen
to serve for four jears, and five Coun
dlmen to serve for six jears. All per
sons elected to office at such flrirt
election except the four and six- ear
term Councllmen. shall hold office
from tho 1Mb day nfter their election
until the 1st day of January following
the next municipal election, or until
their successors hnvu qualified. There
after at each municipal election five
Councllmen shall be elected for a
term of six years. Any vacancies In
tho unexpired terms may be filled in
like manner for the remainder of such
term. Outgoing members of the Coun
ell shall bo eligible for re election.
The Council to be Judge of Election
and Qualifications of Its Own
Sec. 3. The Council shall be tho
Judge of the election and qualifications
of Its own members, subject to rev' w
'v the Courts.
Ineligibility of Councilors.
See. 4. No member of the Conn' 11
l shall hold any other public office r-r
hold any office or emplojment the
shocompcnsatlon for which Ik paid out ot
public money; he shall not be elcccM
or appointed to an) office created or
volving some use of the memory. Thus
a brainless falcon was put in a cego
with borne mice. Every time a mouse
moved the falcon Jumped for It and
caught it. There the act ended. Tho
normal falcon eats Its mouse. When
Its brain Is gone. It pays no more at
tention to Its raptured prey as soon as
the mouse ceases to move. These and
a gieat variety of other experiments
on rabbits, dogs, ftshe-s and still lower
orders have shed n deal of light on the
obscure phenomena of "mental" ac
tion. With this hnve come vtry mate
rialistic views. Por If the larger part
ot bodily actions can be shown to ho
nothing more than simple mechanical
OUB UNCLE IN
cwf n Th 1 t HHP rW Lk. Bniii L.iv tA
ymrmP i rail lav?
Uncle Sam finds his social engagements with the power very pressing.
-New York Evening World,
for the Organization!" designated u) me council.
of All Cities,
the compensation of which Is Increas
ed by tho Council whllo he was a mem
ber thereof, until one ear after the
expiration of the term for which he
was elected: neither shall he be Inter -
csted directly or Indirectly In any con-
tract with the city, or be In the employ
of nny person having any rnntract
with tho city, or of nny grantee of a
franchise granted b) the city
The Council 8hall Elect Its Own Offi
cer and Determine Its Own Rules.
See. 5 The Council shall elect Its
own otneers, determine Its own rules
of procedure, may punish Its members
for disorderly conduct, and compel the
attendance of members. With the con -
currenco of two thirds of nil the elect-1
cd members. It may expel n member,
Any member who shall have been con-1
vlctcd of brlberj shall thereby forfeit
Quorum of the Council.
Sec. fi. A majority of tho members
of tho Council elected shall consilium
n quorum to do business, but a smaller
number may adjourn from time to
time, and may compel the attendance
ot absentees under such penalties as
may 'bo prescribed by ordinance.
Sec. 7. The Council may prescribe
by ordinance the time and place of Ita
meetings and the manner In which
pedal meetings thereof maj be called,
lint the Major may call a special meet
tag of the Council at any time hy pre
vious written notice mniled to the
postofflce address of each member of
the Council at least twenty-four hours
before such special meeting. The
Council shall elect one of its own
members as piesldcnt, shall sit with
Its, own proceedings, which shall
public nnd printed. All sessions
committees of the Council shall
public. The Council shall act only by
tidlnance or resolution, and all ordi
nances or resolutions, except ordi
nances ninklng appropriations, shall
be confined to one subject, which
fdiall be clearly expressed In tho title,
and ordinances making appropriations
fhali be confined to the subject of ap
propriations. The ayes and najs shall
),e taken upon tho passage of all prdl
nances or resolutions and entered up
n the Journal of Its proceedings, and
every ordinance or resolution shall re
quire on final passage the affirmative
Tctes of a majority of all the mem
bers. No ordlnanco or resolution
shall be passed finally on the day it is
Introduced, except In ease of public
emergency-, and then only when re
quested by the Mayor and approved by
the affirmative votes of three fourths
of all the Council. Except In case
of such public emergency, each ordi
nance when Introduced shall be refer
red to a committee and printed for the
use of members, and shall not he sub
sequently so altered or amended as to
change its original purpose It shall
be reported to the Council at the next
regular meeting thereof, unless nnoth
responses tn appropriate) stimuli, the
suspicion grows that the more intricate
forking of the brain Is really only the)
result of a highly complex arrange
ment of the same automatic character.
This is. Indeed, the drift of present
day scientific opinion; and this ex
plains why the reactionaries, of whom
Prof. Lombard appears from the news
paper accounts to b one, are driven
to find "reason" in the kick of a dead
frog's leg. Por the live frog demon
strates his disgust of science in pro
clselj the same fashion, and this
whether he have a brain to think about
It, or hate had his thinking apparatus
cut out. Harper's Weeklj.
n in-ti imj i iTii-iu-utu in uiauv ui ill u
subsequent meeting thereof.
Ilefore any grant of a franchise shall
be made, the proposed specific giant
embodied In the form of an ordinance,
with all tho terms and conditions. In
eluding the provisions as to rates,
fares or charges, shall be published at
tho expense of the applicant for the
franchise In one or two newspapers
designated by the Major, having a
( Renera, crullaton In the cltv, Sucn
pull,cat,on sha ,ako plaC(I as ,,,,
L,, hpreln anil llpon la0TabU, ,lt,t(,r.
! n.in.tion hv n,ninri,v nf the r..ltnr.
cd electors of the city, the City Conn
ell and Major may proceed furth"i as
herein directed ,
Council May Establish Municipal Of
See. 8. The Council, except ns here.
nbefore provided, shall have power to
' ostaUllsli any office that may In Its
lopon bo necessary or expedient for
the ronrtct of the cltv 'a business ol
government, and may fix Its salary
aml duties; but no city official shall be
elected hy popular vote except the
Major. Controller and the members of
the Council The Incumbents of all
offices established by the Council shall
1 1)e appointed by the Major, as herein
provided, except that the Council may
i elect its own officers
A case was being tiled In a country
court. A horse had been stolen f om
a field, and the evidence all pointed to
n certain doubtful character of the
neighborhood as the culprit. Though
bis guilt seemed clear, he bad found
a lawyer tn undertake his defence. At
the trial the defendant's, counsel ex
pended his energy in trjlng to confuse
and frighten the opposing witnesses,
especially n farmer whose testimony
was particularly dnmaglng. Tin- law
jer kept up u file of questions, asking
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..lull; iu..,intl iiui-n, utlil II'JI"UIII1K null
self ugaln nnd ngaln In the hope of de-
' roying inu witness into a conirauic
J "You say," tho lawjer w'ent on
1 "that you can swear to having seen
this man drive a horse past your farm
on the day In question?"
I can. replied the witness, wear
11)', for he had already answered the
question a dozen times,
' "What time was this?"
I "I told jou It was kbout the middle
of the forenoon."
i "Ilut I Uou't want any 'abnuts' or
'middles.' I want you to tell the Jury
1 exactly the time."
"Why," said the farmer, "I don't al
ways carry a gold watch with me when
I'm digging potatoes."
i "Ilut jou have a clock In the house,
"Well, whut time was it bj that?"
"Whj. by that clock It was Just 19
minutes past 10."
"You were in the field all the morn
ing?" went on the lawjer. smiling
"How far from the house is this
"About half a mile."
"You swear, do jou, that hy the
clock In jour house It was Just 1!)
mliiutis past 10?"
The lawjer paused and looked tri
umphantly at the Jury. At last he bad
entrapped the witness into a contra
dictory statement that would greatly
weaken bis evidence
The farmer leisurely picked up his
hat and started to leave the wltnnro
stand. Then, turning slowly about, ho
"I ought, perhaps, to say that too
much reliance should not be placed on
that clock, as it got out ot gear about
six months ago, and it's been 19 min
utes past 10 over since "Cincinnati
Passing of the Populists.
Kate has moved swiftly to remove
I the last vestige of the Poputlst party
In the United States ot America. Thero
Is not now a Populist In cither branch
of the national Legislature. The
death or Got. Rogers of Washington
takes away the only remaining State
Uin Mle belonging to that party.
Theie piohahly will b no further at
1 tempt to 1 tin a Populist State ticket In
.any p.nt of the Union.
(!nv Rogers was elected last tall for
a trim of foui J ears Por some rea
son, he tan ahead of his ticket and
lariled the election, while all of his
associates failed The Republicans
elected the Lieutenant Rovernm, and
therefoie hy succession they now
come Into roll control of the Washing
ton Stale Clovernment Kansas City
As to Giving,
"I was one of the eaillest subscilli
eis to your fund, and heie you i
asking me to subscribe again.
"Well, he wlu'i gives quickly give
twice jou know "
Women are too ndvaneed to mauj.
these dajs '
"Maiy' Why thej 're almost toi ad
vanced to try at weddings, even' '
Draft of Charter for the City -and County
pf Honolulu, SubmitteH to the
x twuouibt lis iiavwwuvi wivu
Over Financial ' Affairs
and Enforcement of
Powers Vested in the Auditor,
R,J U D. .!.,! f- T?.:li.
UVA1U KJ Ub llMUIiiVI tvt A Ullii
ful Performance of All His
Department of Finance The Treasur
er; Duties Of.
See. 58. It shall be the duty of the
Treasurer to have n general supervis
ion over the financial affairs ot thu
city and to fnlthfully and Impartially
execute the duties assigned by law to
his department. He Is charged with
the enforcement of all revenue laws,
the collection of tnxes, the safe keep- amount or the appropriation made by
Ing and disbursement or tho public the Hoard of Aldermen. All moneys
monejs nnd with all such other mat- received by any department of the
ters ns may hy law be placed In his tty on tmullc account shall be prompt
charge and all city revenues or every iy ,m, nt0 the treasury and' thero
nature nnd kind whatsoever shall he ,eld subject to legal disbursement,
payable to him. , Auditor. Duties Of.
See. 59. It shall he his duty to 8tc ,.- TIu, A,..mr ,, bcforo
make nn annual report to the Hoard of , ,,n,cr..K ,lpoI, the ,lut,eg or t.xerclslng
Aldermen in the mouth of July of tho
transactions nnd business of his de
partment, showing the levcmie and ex
penditures the preceding Jenr ending
See. hi). He shall keep or cause to
he kc-pt (n appropriate books a clear,
distinct and fulhncord of nil the truus
nc (Ions nnd business ot lilt, depart
See. Hi He shall from time to time
Instruct the officers nnd employes of
his department in relation to their du
ties and business. ,
Safe Keeping of Money.
See. B2. The Treasurer shall be ner-
sonally resiHjuslble for the safe keep
ing of all monejs paid into the public
treasury nnd for the disbursement
thereof, pursuant to thu iiidllinnres.
provided, however, that in case of the
lurcenj or embezzlement of any such
monejs by any officer of his depart
ment, or other persons, said Treasurer o'clock m. and further excepting Sun
shall be allowed to state that fact, nnd days and all legal holidays,
that he had no collusive! knowledge Se-e. 71 The Auditor shall give a
thereof. In evidence and the establish 10nd for the faithful performance of
ment of surh farts shall discharge him his official duties of an amount and In
from personal responsibility.
Sec. h3. Said Treasurer shall appoint
on his own faith and responsibility a'
registrar ot public accounts removable
at his pleasure. Such registrar shall,
before entering upon his duties, give a
bond with good nnd siifilelent sureties'
for the benefit of thu c Ity to the Trens I
urer nnd his successors In office in the'
penal sum of not less than J."i00 nor
more thau J10.000 conditioned that he
will well and faithfully keep the ae-
counts of the department of finance,
Different Methods for Keeping Eggs Fresh
On no subject, perhaps, is there a
greater conflict of opinion than on the
preservation ot eggs. Some urge that
the newly laid egg should be kept
dry and others that it should bo kept
moist or even Immersed In a fluid. Of
rout se, by effectually sealing the pore
of a shell as with wax or crease tho
moment tbc egg is laid, no difference
In weight by the loss of moUtuie can
occur, and It is unlikely that anything
can enter the egg from the outside.
There la little doubt that the change
from a fTeah to a stale condition ts
partly a question ot the losfl of moist
J Hull "Well, Sammy you've
only thing I've got left." Ht. Iiuls
that lie will not embezzle or in any
'other way wrongfully convert to his
I own use or to the use of nnother any
'of the public monejs. nnd that in all
respects ho will faithfully discharge
I the duties of his office.
I Vouchers and Documents.
I Sec. fit. Said Treasurer shall havo
the power to administer all necessary
oaths connected with the duties of his
See. C.V Snld Treasurer shall have
power to certify under the seal of his
i department copies of vouchers nnd
I other documents deposited In his office,
nnd such copies, so certified, shall be
as valid evidence In any court as thu
I Sec. CO. Tho head of each admlnls
trntlve department shall be responsible
for the correctness of all vouchers ap
proved by him in pursuance of appro
priations and tor tho proper disburse
ments of all appropriations for hU de
partment. The responsibility c,f tho
treasurer In such cases shall bo limit
ed to the payment ot the aggregato
the powers vested In him by this Act,
make nnd subscribe before the City
Clerk an oath ot offiie or declaration
In the form of Schedule A, hereto an
nexed, and every such oath or declara
tion shall he kept among the records
of the city.
See:. CS. The Auditor shall not use,
exercise or follow nny other profession
or employment whatsoever during Ml
term of office nnd he shall be paid such
anmia, xn,ary ag ,,lu 1)0ari, ,,, ,ppro.
S)1(.' ri9 , cag,, of tho mnw ,,,.
sence or suspension of the Auditor, the
Ma"r wllh tllc approval of the Hoard
shall appoint nn auditor pro tern.
Bond to be Given.
See. To. The Auditor shall bo in his
office dally from 9 o'clock a. m. to
4 o'eliKk p. m. on every elay except
Saturilaj', when his business hours
shall ! from 9 o'clock a. m. to I:
I a form as the Hoard may require and
Scc..71!. The Auditor may be bus-
pende-d or removed from office at anj
time by tho Hoaril for Incompetence.
misbehavior, uhusn of authority, ninl
administration of office, or failure to
perform the duties of the offices for
more than thirty elavs Anv vacanrv
occurring through death, leslgnatlon.
removal, or suspension, shall he Hied
by appolntmeht of the Major with the
Inpproval of thu Hoard.
ure and partly a disturbance ot equi
librium by external agencies. The
simple method described by Sir W, T.
Calrdner about a year ago would ap
pear to establish this view.
The method consists merely in
gre-aslng the eggg the moment Hey
are laid and beforo they have coolod.
This procedure Ih so successful that
eggs so treated aro said to be as fresh
to the taato when weeks and even
months old as thepr are when eaten an
hour after being laid. It is also sug
gested to Immerse eggs In a strong
solution of silicate of soda or water
glass. In this case the preservative
effect Is probably dun to the formation
Invaded Hntland, and this Is about the
HINDOO WINS THAT I
ARE SEPARATED BY 1
SURGICAL OPERATION i
Paris, Pch. 9 The Hindoo 3
twins, Hadlca and Uordlna, who
were united In a manner slim U
lar to the Siamese twins and i
were exhibited throughout the 3
world, were separated todav by JJ
Dr. Doyon. The operation last- 4
ed twenty minutes and was t
successful, but, owing tn tho
weak condition ol the patients,
due to the Illness of one of the
twins, who hns been suffering
from thrush, the final result of
the opcrntlon Is still dou'itful
The Plgaro publishes an In
tcrvlew with Dr. Dojcn, who,
nfter explaining that the oper
ation was undertaken undT
exceptionally unfavorable clr
cumstatices, ns both the twins
were nttacked with tuberculo
sis and almost eljing describes
the operation, which was per
formed under anesthetics.
The membrane was com
posed of stretched tissues,
which soon contracted. The op
eration will leave only a
straight scar, extending from
the xyphold appendix to the
navel, which has retaken its
normal position, one halt ol It
remaining on each subject.
The membrane connecting
tho twins contained three large
arteries, and the patients lost
between one and two ounces ot
blood The only complaint they
mado was that they felt pain
In the membrane. They were
very weak, and had some fej.
ver. At last reports one of
them had died.
Not at All Excited.
Out In Prairie du Chlen, Wis- lives
an old (icrmnn, now- past SO, who has
for years been In the hotel business.
The old gcntlenina. Is very fond of card
playing, nnd "pitch" is his favorite
One day a couple or j'ears ago a par
ty was sitting nlKiut a table playing,
and Just as the cards bad been dealt
and sorted and It was up to the old
gentleman to bid for the trump, a boy
rushed Into the office nnd In great ex
cltement said the barn was on fire.
Without showing the least perturba
tion the old gentleman turned to
him, and the following conversation
"Hid you get out the horse?"
"Did you the buggy get out?"
"Well," turning to tho players, "I
bid three." Gentleman's Magazine.
He laid his heart at ner feet.
"Hut this is a heart of oak, while wis
burn only coal!" the maid protested. In
Showing that she knew absolutely
nothing of love, as yet.
I'lrst Ilulgarlan Bandit The chief
has cut the ransom to 11000.
Second Ilulgarlan Handlt Yes. his
Idea Is to close out all the missionaries
on hand, to make room for new stock,
of a hard glastry slllrato of lime within
tho substance of tho shell, forming, so
to speak, u perfectly airtight envelope
of glass. The egg la In a way hermeti
cally sealed. This, however, Ib no ar
gument In favor of wet storage, and
even by the slltcatlng process wo lm.
agine that tho absolutely newly laid
warm egg must be selected for toe
purpose. It Is well known, further,
that water-glass possesses a powerful,
onUseptle action. Begs treated In
this way aro said to preserve their
fiesh. milky taste for six months and
to be Indistinguishable from tho egg
taken straight from tho nest. Prom
Where He Would Go If He Lied.
In Kqulru Roberts' court recently a
boy was put on the witness stand, aad
to ascertain ir he knew the nature ef
an. oath the Justice interviewed him
'Do you know the nature ot a.a
"Don't know whether I do or not,"
"Will, If jou should tell a lie do you
know where )-oti would go when you
"Well, when we moved nut here pas
said If any nf us lied he would take us
back tn Arkansaw, and I reckon he'll
be as good as his woTd." Pulton (Ky )
Speaking of the Imported play, If It
doesn't mean what It ought not. then
nobody should be able to gueia what
It means: othcrwlsgjlt Is not adapted
to the American gtage,.
(liildo Reno -painted with ( nyich
pomp He d reused hlmbclf magnifi
cently, and had his pupils attend him
In silence ranged around him.