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Vol. X. No. '2128
Sailors' Union is Beaten
By the Barkentine's
AMONG VESSEL'S CREW
Captain Chase Ships Colored Gentle
men and .Finds Thtm Hard
Willing Workers Two
"Ain't lat a shame, n misery shame;
I Veep youar hon-oy out In dcr rain
e.v-ie In harmonious belfowlng fem
tin- lore topsail yard of tho barkorune
Planter during the trip of tho tight nnd
peody craft from San Francisco, us
two dusky sailors bunched tho shell
on the yard during a sudden rain
quail. The Planter, Captain Chase, arrived
In port from San Francisco this morn
Inn after a pleasant trip of twenty-two
tas. bringing a full cargo of general
i erchandlsc, Including a largo quan
ta) of flour.
Notwithstanding the fact that tho
S.IIors" Union of the Pacific has con
t acted with tho Merchants' Associa
tion or San Tranclsco to supply men
'o ships at $35 per month, when tlio
l'lunfer was ready to sail from the
Coast for Honolulu ine Union attempt
cd to hold the vessel up by demanding
$b per month for every man required
a hoard the Planter.
The Union thought It had Captain
ChascVln a tight place. The Planter
v as loaded and ready for sea, had
leaied at the custom house and wqb
anxious to get away, when the skipper
tiiutid that he could not get a slnglo
I -.an from the Sailors' Union unless he
agreed to pay them $5 more a month
Irnn the contract with the Merchants'
association called for.
Captain Chase, however, politely In
v'ted the Sailors' Union to take them
elves to realms celebrated for their
Tho skipper thereupon started out
along the beach on his own account
end succeeded In drumming up n crew
of colored gentlemen of African do
se, nt. The dark sailors were all no
gines o( the West Indies with the ex
eeptlon of two white men and two Vlr
5.!nla gentlemen who have seen service
a. minstrels with the famous Hogan,
! well known In Honolulu tho un
Tho colored congregation was soon
n beard and the Planter was soon nt
a. kicking her heels defiantly nt tho
vanquished runners of tho Sailors'
I never sailed with a morn obliging
nnd Industrious crew," eald Captain
Chtse this morning. "Kvcry man in
the fo'castlc was as happy as could ho
all the way down from, tho Coast nnd
v.-e have had singing nnd plenty of
work every day."
II seems that the two cx-mcmbcrs
ed Hogan'a minstrels Inspired their
I lethren with caTio-walk activity nnd
foo-goooyed happiness for ovory mo
ment of tho time occupied nt sea. In
stead of old-time shanties being in
dulged In when thcro woro ropes to
1 ,' pullud on nnd sails to bo handled,
the rigging rattled with many a song,
n fide famous by Hogan.
"Anln't dot a shame," they sang
when llin gentle dew from heaven fell
Mi the deck beneath, "to keep youar
hrn ey out In do rain."
They Invariably sprang at tho word
Our Imprint on n photo
graph means tho very
best of work and mato
ilnls. Como and seo samples
on display In our studio.
Rice & Perkins,
Oregon Block, cor. Hotel and
Union 8ts. Entrance on Union.
. .Apr. 22 X
Apr. 26 !(
Apr. 25 J)
Apr, 30 y?
RUSSIAN OFFIGIAL SHOT
f St Petcisbtirg, April 15. The
f Minister of the Interior. M. Slpla-
f gulnc, was shot and fatally
f wounded at 1 o'clock this after- -f
f noon In tho lobby of the Minister- t
lal unices, by a man who held n -f
pistol tloso to the Minister's per-
The wounded man died at 2 p.
f m. -t-
J. C. AXTELL IS AFTER
HENDRICKS FOR $10,0110
Charges Former Associate in Business
With Malicious Prosecution
Case Was In Police Court
J. C. Axtcll, the man who at tho In
stance of II. K. Hendricks, was arrest
cd on April 11 on the charge of em
bezzlement by fraudulently converting
to his own tiso tho sum of (COO tho
pioperty of Mr. Hendricks, has brought
i ult against his former associate in
1) tslness for malicious prosectulcn
and he nsks that ho bo awarded dam
ares In the sum of $10,000 for family
end maliciously and with no reason
nlle or probable cause charging him
lit fore Judge Wilcox with embezzle
ment. It will be remembered Hint this cairn
In which Mr. Hendricks appenr-vl
against Mr. Axtcll, created quite n
I'urry In business circles as the In'ler
has always been known throughout
Honolulu as a straightforward, hoi.tst
u.rn. The enso came up before Judge
V llrnx on the 15th Inst., nnd the do
irndnnt nfter a long trial was acipit
ted, thcro being not a whit of uvldurro
to show that he hail done what ho Wfy.
charged with doing. Mr. lleiuh'lc ts,
the principal witness, wns vague in
his answers nnd thought that such .mil
stub n thing concerning the trans ic
tinps of Mr. Hendricks was so. The
Couit expressed tho opinion at (lie
t'mp that thinking a thing wns so va3
nr. evidence. This wns tho character
of alt the evidence adduced.
After tho arrest bf Mr. Axtell ho
fi'iind it necessary, to put up heivy
ball, the newspapers came out u'l'h
n mints of his an est, and he was
kept from business for live days, ile
sates that the loss to ti I in flnnncla'.ly
tTirlng those Ave dnys, together wl.h
li ok and the like, amounted to at
The date of tho nllcged embezzle
ment as set forth In the complaint wns
Ut comber 17. 1901, while Mr. Hen
dricks was away on tho Mainland. Mr
Axtell made tho statement nt the po
lice station tho other day that Mr.
Iiindrlcks owed him more than the
jiiOO ho was alleged to have converted
iiaudiilently tq his own use.
rb r-s r ra f a Ra Pa r.s ru & p m
cl command, with a snatch of merry
luetic on their lips, and Jumped aloft
a Itli refreshing alactrlcty mid bursts
if harmony from their broad chests
nnd dusky tluoats.
In the otherwise stilt wntches ot tho
night, when tho Planter, with all sail
set, glided smoothly nnd enBily
thronga the moonlit water, tho watch
or deck lounged forward of the main
maBt, icady to answer tho call ot the
irate at any moment, nnd unllmbered
their lungs making tho night melodious
Willi their catchy repertoire of songs
beloved of their rnco and universally
popular with tho. white folks. At tich
time tho captain postponed slumber
and llbtcncd entranced to everything
from ragtlmo raptures' to old planta
"They aro just llko a lot of chll
drcn," said Captain Chase, "and they
ore splendid workers; tho best 1 ever
Tho Planter was to havo brought
Bomo chickens down on deck, but the
chickens were left behind. It would
never havo done to carry chickens on
dick with a crow of colored gentle
men. Chickens figured largely In tho
songs of tho crew on tho voyago and
it Is moro than probable that tho tooth
st mo birds would also havo flgure.l In
the fo'cnstlo mess, If thoy had beon
Tho Planter Blghled the Olobe Navi
gation Company's fast and furious
lielghter Tamplco, heading for San
!-"runclscn, and the United States Army
transport Grant, bound for tho same
port, on Sunday.
Tho Tamplco had her noso doop In
the brlno and was pushing along nt n
"gicat" speed. Tho Planter saw tho
Grant ovortnko tho Tamplco and Icavo
nor far behind, goiffg at a "greater"
Tho Planter Is lying nt tho end of
brewer's wharf. Sho will bogln to
ditchargo her cargo this afternoon.
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HONOLULU. TMRKITOHY OF HAWAII, TUTtSDAV APRIL '22, 1 11(12
Supreme Court Majority
Disallows a Motion
ARGUMENT TAKES PLACE
IN SMITH. CONTEMPT CASE
The Petitioner Allowed to' Leave the
the Court Room During Argu
mentAndrews and Lewis
Opposed by Davi3.
Walter (I. Smith appeared befoie the
Supremo Court under a writ of hnbens
corpus, which challenged his sentence
to Imprisonment without hard labor
thirty days by Judge Gear for contempt
of couit. The offense tonsisted of the
publlt-utloii of what Is known as the
"McSwIlllgan" cartoon In the Adver
tiser, of which the petitioner Is editor.
I.orrtn Andrews, nttomc) for the
Hawaiian Gazette Company, awaited
the entry of the Justices nt lu o'clock.
entrenched behind n battery of eleven There was no attempt to Introduce new
law books marked with )ellow slips Issues.
of paper. Abraham Lewis Jr. was also Chief Justice Frear remarked tbot
bfoiehand us Immediate counsel for the facts appeared In the iccords nt-
pvtltloncr, also with an uimament of tnrhetl to the petition. He questioned
legal tomes. If the amendment were not making
George A. Davis was a few seconds conclusions of law.
late. The court asked for him but had Mr. Davis, said the amendment stat
not long to wait. .Mr. Davis, amicus ed whnt was not true, for Judge Hum
curia for Judge Gear, was preceded by Phleyn had never Issued the citation.
Uallllf Hills carrlug In two armloads The Chief Justice, nftcr a few mo
of books. These numbcied twenty- ments (onsultatlon with Justices Gal
two, exactly in lie the strrngh of th" bralth nnd Perry, announced that the
Andrews battery. .Mr. Davis sauntered amendment was disallowed, n majority
Into couit while the bends of the Jus- of the couit bellciing It was uiiucces
llces wire all bowed oer parts of the sary.
pleadings, and the) failed to catih his Mr. Andiews asked If it were neces
noil of respect us he seated himself sary for Mr. Smith to remain In uiiirt
behind his sheepskin aimoied bairi- dining the argument,
cade. J Mr. Davis had no objection to his re
Mr. Lewis opened with n lequest 10 tiring If the couit consldeied proper to
have the mittimus w hlch hud bi en excuse him.
Illed. made 11 part of the petition. Then Tho Chief Justice told Mr. Smith his
be lead the petition nnd the i-eluin of presence was excused, nnd the restruln-
Dcpul High Sheriff l F. ('hilling- ed citizen picked up his Sat and left
woith to the wtlt. ,lhe courtroom.
Mr Andrew lenewed his motion of Mr. Lewis then began his argument
jisteiday to omend the unswer of Will- on the merits of the case. He first went
ter (I. Smith. J Into the question of constructive con
Mr. Dals said he had nevir he.ud of tempt, punishment for which wns abol
a petition for writ of habeas mi-pus Ished by the Hawaiian law of 1SSS.
being ameiuleil after the return was1
made. Of ionise he objected to It. The ' The Coronet's Jury In the mse of the
citation was Issued merely in the name death of James K Kaulln Sunday after-
of Flist Judge lltimpliiey.', the same
as wrlls out of this louit were In the
name of the Chief Justice, but It was
signed by the clerk ami bote the seal
of the f'liciilt Court.
Mr Lewis contended that the pin-
posed amendment only pointed out Ir-
legul.irlticH shown In the pleadings
v m iij m s r i 1 u r; n
COMMISSIONER JOHN BARRETT
Portland, Ore., April 11. The liven
ing Telegram snys:
IC11 mute to Honolulu, Asia mid Aiif
linlla to Inteiost the countries of tho
Oilent in the Louisiana Purchase Kx
position, John Ilarrett, evMInlster to
S am. Is spending n few days In Port
land, his home. Ho Is nil cnthus'usni
over the St. Louis Imposition, and p.r
diets that tm' Lewis anil Clark Fair
t" ue held In Portland In 19U5 will also
bo a success.
Arrangements have been mado by
v hlch Mr. Ilarrett will address tlio dl
r. ctors of the Lewis and Clark Ccnteu
mat tomoriow afternoon at 1 o'chu li
Saturday Mr. Ilarrett will appear bo
fore a public meeting arranged by tno
Seattle Chamber or Commerce, and
Monday evening ho will speak befora
the Portland Chamber of Commoicn.
in a week or ten days he will leavo for
Ssn Francisco and thcro embark for
"Tho mission on which I um en
gaged as Commissioner General of tho
Louisiana Purchase (exposition," said
.Mi. Ilurrett this morning nt tho Port
land Hotel, "Is to complcto negotln
t'ona with the countries of Asia nnd
Australia for a largo participation in
tho St. Louis Fair. It is not to collect
inhibits, but to discuss all matters
pertaining to the plans nnd scopo of
tho exhibits which wo hopo they will
"I carfry Bpeclal Invitations to the
monarchs of Independent countries
and to the Governor Generals of do
pe ndent countries to tako an lntorcst
In tho exposition nnd to appoint nom
mlsstoners for tho fair. I shall n.cct
clinmbers of commorce, boards of
tinde, merchants and manufacturers
i.r tho various districts ns to tho nnturo
nnd character of tho exhibits thoy ore
Between the Help
DOLE 1IIIS ABOUT
I II l;l I IliHilH
S Washington. April 10. Oocr-
;' nor Dole of Hawaii nrrhed here
today to confere with the Piesl-
dent, at the bitter's request, re- i
r gardlng conditions In ' Hawaii.
pending legislation affecting the
- Uovernor Dole said to day
v there Is some complaint. among
t- business men of Hawaii ,011 nc-
count of tho tightness, of the
v mono) market. There arc no fall- '
lire or assignments of Import- -'
nnce. The enterprises, however.
are too largo for the available ?
& capital. The HnwnllunCoern-
' men-Is limited by the rucnties. ?t
v which are Inadequate for carry-
s- Ing mi necessary public (improve-
i mciits. The current 'Vccnues
' will be sulllclent only to tarry out
r the administration expenses. The -1
last Legislature failed to enact
! legislation for needed loans. The
country lost n large part of the
revenues ot the beginning of the
i Territory by the transfer of the
v custonu revenues, amounting to
ubout $1,200,000, to tho Federal
(lovcriiment. Hut we are getting
along. The Territorial Govern-
.; ment is doing something In tho 1
v way of public improvements, but
v not nearly so much us 'ought to
v have been done.
fi 8 .? J- up . S .5 f ii i S
noon, met In the ofllie of the dcput
high sheriff, pnllie station, last night
and nftei due deliberation, retiiined a
crdlct of death b heuit failure The
I witnesses were Mis. Kaulla. the widow-
Judge Asa Kaulln. the uncle anil Dr.
McDonald, the autopsy physician of
the Hoard of Health
t - i in mi yv p.i r M f Ks r ?: p
NOW ON HIS WAY TO HAWAII
"There aro three high commission
ers sent out by tho Louisiana Puicliiiso
Imposition W. J. Iluchnnnn to South
America, Thomas W. Crldler, formerly
Thin! Assistant Secretary of State, to
Huiope, nnd myself to Aslu and Aus
tiulla. Under us there are assistant
commissioners or ngents. who will go
to the Individual places for tho pur
pose of encouraging exhibits.
"To appreciate) the Importance of
this foreign work it need only be un
derstood that there aro fifteen men
abroad, who arc working on this mat
ter now. Tho oxposttion will spend
ully $100,000 on foreign exploitation,
if somo countries decline to act In tho
matter of making exhibits, these
agents muy do something, but It will
probably not bo necessary. ,
"Ah a forecast of what will bo dene,
I can say that tho foreign countries
will spend over (7,000.000 In their ex
hibits, and tho total cost of tho expo
sition will bo over (25,000,000.
"I shall bo gono eight or nlno
months and cover 30,000 miles in my
territory. I go from Sun Frnnclscj to
Honolulu. 1 may then go to Austra
lia, but moro llkoly to Japan, Hnstorn
Siberia. Corea, China, tho Philippines,
n'nin. India ami t'uen Australia nnd
Persia. For tho past threo montne
sl'ice my return from tho Pan-American
Congress, held in Mexico, I havo
lii-cu devoting my time nnd energies to
working up tho matter of foreign ex
hibits with tho Ministers of thoso
countries In Washington. Thoy nro
nil highly fnvorablo to tho exposition.
From tho present outlook, nnlcBS
something happens, tho Louisiana
1'urchnso Imposition should surpass
'he Chicago and Paris fairs. It Is ten
vnnrs Inter, and as much monoy l to
!e expended. Then thcro will be 200
- seeker and Unemployed
Judge Estee Emphatically
Declines to Modify
THEY WILFULLY VIOLATED
THE QUARANTINE LAW
Jury Out Lonj in High Siis Assaul
CiseManase on Trial For
Assaulting a Mail
Omar l.owls nml Frank Turk wero
sentenced tills morning by Judge V.
tte to Imprisonment for thirty duys In
O.1I111 prison nnd to pay a line ot $:'
occh, for violation ot Federal quaran
tine laws. They had boarded the ship
Arthur Sow-all berore her admission to
rratique and being arrested under nn
ir formation sworn to by Collector
Stockable they pleaded guilty In court.
An effort wns made by their nttor
iiiys, Gill & Fatlcy, to havo tho sen
tence modified. Judge Kstee emphati
cally denied n motion In that behalf.
Mr. Gill presented tho motion after
mess was declared at noon, rising
while Judge Hsteo wns giving the
tirual tautlon to the jury trying tho
Manaso ease. Deputy Clerk Hatch
rolled tho Court's attention to Mr. Gill
In the nick of time to be ahead of th
bailiff's proclamation of recess.
Judge lCstce asked District Attorney
Lurknns If he knew wnnt was going
on and received nn nfflriuntUo answer.
Gill bad served a copy of his mo
tion nn the District Attorney, and Mr.
liieckons hud prepared an answer that,
however, was not required to sec tho
light. Judge Ksteo cut Mr. GUI short
In quoting a case from tho 18th Federal
Iteports where a court hud modified n
hi ntenro of four years' Imprisonment
Tho Judgo said:
"Tho Court gave theso men the low
ft penalty known to tho law and the
Court will not change It. Imprison
ment was Included In the sentence bo
cnuso tho defendants knew exactly
what they wero doing. They had been
ghen timely nollco nnd warning of
be toiisequentes If they violated tho
No; the Court will not modify tho
tlnree." (ho Court again Interrupted
Mi. Gill by saying, "it was on tin-
Peasant responsibility tor tho Court,
I should have preferred a trial by Jury
ra r r c iu - Be t r r r p. r-s r
ni res nunc of ground.
"While 1 cannot speak officially, tho
Indications point to n postponement ot
tho exposition until loot, 'ehlelly be
cause the fuielgu tountrlcB nro anx
ious to have It done, so Hint their ex
nihlts may be moro comprehensive.
I'hey say they are not iiccustomc'l to
moving as rapidly as wo YaukecB, and
want moie time.
"If tho exposition Is postponed until
1U0I it will be beneficial to the Lewis
unil Clark Centennial of 1903. Tho
foielgn governments will havo their
exhibits here and wltu little urging
can bo mado to send their exhibits to
tho Pacific Coast, whciens they might
consider it too expensivo to keep their
commissioners In 1-.0 country for n
je.ur. as would necessarily bo tho caso
should the St. Louis imposition bo
held In 190.1.
"Whllo I am a representative of tho
St. Louis Exposition, I can nnswer the
questions nuked mo In Asia and Aus
tidla regaiitlng tho Lewis and Clark
I'nlr. Portland Is certainly to bo
congratulated upon tho start that has
Turning to National questions, Mr
Ilarrett wns asked IiIb views 011 tho
scandal lu icgnrd to tho Danish Isl
ands, nnd replied:
"Thorn Is absolutely no question in
my mind that theso allegations ot
Christmas nro without strength.
ChrlstmnH once operated In Slnin, nno
when bo left the people regarded him
ts nn adventurer. His allegations car
ried llttlo weight, and thoy havo paid
llttlo attention to It In Congress."
"How about the Miles controversy?
"It has fallen flat. Tho people nro
tlted of Individual men being In oppo
sition to tho Administration, nnd tno
general fooling In Washington Is .that
Miles was wrong In pushing h person
ality forward as ho did."
Washington. April 11 llepr-
sentntlve Itoblnson toduy Intro-
duced a bill restricting tho leases.
sales, etc. of the public lands of
Hawaii until Congiess otherwise
dlrcrtK The bill grows out of a
recent decision of the Interior De-
pnrtment that the Goiernor of Ha-
wall had the right to base Ibe
lands and that Governor Dole
might grant extension of present
lenses. Itoblnson ins Securrd the
- adoption of a resolution Inviting
Governor Dole, who Is now here
(11 appeal before 'he H.iuse 10111-
HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
BY NORMAL TEACHERS
Plan is Meeting With Much Success
Annual Fees Not Yet Col
lectedMeeting In Sept
Teachers of the Normal school in
this city are at present making prep
arations for th eestabllshment of ,t
teachers' lefcreiite library and have so
fnr met with muih success, having se
cured a number of names and quite a
sum of money for the project.
It Is the plan to erect on the grounds
of the Normal school, at (he corner of
Fort and School streets, u smull, at
tiacllve building which Is to contain
the library. This library Is not to con
sist of books alone but casts, drawings,
photographs ami. as a matter of fast,
everything bearing upon the study of
natuie, art. geography. Hawaiian his
tory, eti.. will be unbodied in the col
lection. As this 11 rfali' will be the only thing
of this nature In the Islands, It Is ex
pected thut many outsiders will take
an Interest in the prcijeit aud will help
I'p to the present lime there have
been no annual dues collected ns It has
not been decided yit exactly how much
the assessment is to be. So fur. the
money collected has btcn made up of
Initiation fees nt a dollar for each mem
ber When the scheme has gained moro
of a sart, a regular meeting will be
called. It Is expected that this will
take place some time in September
but having come before me tho other
vay. the Court had to deal with the
crse. No." be responded to a request
1 11: a stay of execution; "the Court has
t ot the power to stay execution."
I lie motion thus denied stated that
the defendauts woro willing to pay
uny nddlllounl money penalty ths
Uuirt might Impose lu place" of lnj
I'llsonmeut. Tho defendants nre part
i.crs In the firm of Lewis .c Turk, ship-plng-mnstors.
The Jury trying Itlchnrdson for as
sault upon tho high sens retired to
coisldcr Its verdict about 9:30 this
P'ornlng nnd tame back for Instruc
tions nn hour later. Retiring again
the Jury .maele no sign up till tho noon
recess. C. It. Hemcnwny, by assign
ment of Court, defended tho accused.
The Jury returned a verdict at 1: 13 p,
r.i. finding Charles A. Itlchardson not
A. Mniiaso was put on trial for as
saulting a mall carrier named Bllva.
K I'. Chllllugwnrth appeared for tho
delensc. District Attorney Ilrcckons
prosecuting. The Jury conslstB of H.
It. Sniythe. II. II. Hitchcock, W. C.
Wilder, John Lucas, Win. Mutch, H,
A. Ilaldwln, W A. Ilaldwln, H. S.
Cunha. J. M. Gciuvea. J. C. Cluncy.
Ceo. . Allen and E. 12. Hartman.
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, Letter Opposing to
SAYS ACTION OF CONGRESS
BY NO MEANS NECESSARY
Land Laws of Hawaii Provide for
Dealing With Such Questions
Status of the Measure
Washington. D. C, April S. (Spe
cial) An Important decision hns been
renelered by tho Interior Department
lei the effect that Hie land laws of the
Territory of Hawaii apply to the Isl
ands regardless or United States laws.
The history of theTcaso In which tho
decision was rendered Is briefly as
An application was filed by James
Walter Jones of Hawaii before the of
ficers or the Territory for n right of
vny to construct reservoirs, dams. Ir
rigation ditches, canals, etc for tho
purpose of erecting Irrigating works;
Mid also that he might be allowed tho
rnvllege of Hiking from tho public
lands, rock. soil, nnd trees, with which
te construct, mnintnln, and operate
The Governor of the Territory Bent
the application and other papers to
the Secretary of tho Interior, rerom
riendlng that the application be grant
el ami asking that the Secretary ap
P'ove the- grunting of the application.
The papers came regularly beforo tho
wcivtnry. nnd ho referred them to tho
Arslstnnt Attorney General for the In
terior Department for ait opinion, etc.
The Assistant Attorney General's opin
ion, given to the Secretary on Satur
day last, nnd approved by the Sccre
trry. holds thai the public lands Irws
if the United States do not apply to
the Territory of Hawaii; that under
the public- land laws of tho Islands ex
Irtlng at tho time of annexation, which
laws have been continued In forco by
an Act of Congress, and modified to
meet existing new conditions, tho of
ficers of the Territory havo tho right
t. grant easement over tho public
Lulls of the Territory, for tho purpose
of constructing, maintaining and oper
ating elnrns, ditches, reservoirs, etc.,
ni'cessary for tho Impounding and
delivery or wnter fnr Irrigating pur
lores: and thut such officers also havo
1 He tight to authorize tho grantees of
such easement to tnko from tho lands
subject to the- easement nnd adjacent
thereto, soli, rock, and timber, for tho
construction, maintenance, nnd opera
tion of said works.
Assistant Secretary Ryan, In Sep
tember, 1901, refused a similar appli
cation. In tlii1 opinion delivered by
Attorney General Van Dovnnter, It Is
frlil that tho power of tho oltlcera of
the Territory to grant tho privileges
nrked for, exists by vlrtuo of the Ter
i:torlal laws of tho Islands, which tavo
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