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Vol. XV HI No 3L2
HONOLULU, TKttKITORY OS HAWAII. TUK8DAY FKBRUAKY 20 IUUI
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Will Test Emigratiofh Agent License Law
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ELECTION, HAWAIIAN FUNDS, PUBLIC BUILDING
Editor Evening Bulctln: My hear- that my right to alt In thla Congress
Ins on the subject ,of fortifications for will bo sustained by tho voto of the
Hawaii, which was scheduled (or Jan- entire-. committee, with tho possible
nry 27th, waa deferred until the 30tb, exception of one member,
at which time I appeared beforo tho Numbered Ballots,
null-committee of tho Commlttco on It la expected that tho Commlttoo'a
Appropriations. My chief object In roport will disallow, all of the five thou
thin hearing waa to correct mlstato-;sand or mora ballots which wero cast
mcnls which were made last year In with numbers on the same, and that
regard to the land to be used for tho my election Is sustained upon the ma
fortifications' sites, and also io show jorly. of unquestioned ballots tha
that In some cases tlmo would bo re-(were cast without 'any numbers upon
quired for condemnation proceedings. , them: tho Commlttco will also recom
on account of tho form In which tho mend that legislation bo enacted which
, tltlo of the land Is hold. Tho general shall provldo In full for tho' election
question of tho location of tho pro- j of a Delcgato from Hawaii,
posed fortifications and their distances Public Building Bills,
was inquired Into by tho members of In order to further, If possible, far.
tho committee, who expressed somo orabta action on my bills for public
surprise that no beginning of any sort buildings at Honolulu and Illlo, I have
had been made In the actual construe- asked Senator Warren to Introduce
tlon of tho fortifications. 1 duplicates of my House Dills In tho
That Quarantine Bill.
ome lime ago a local PKorney in
Washington requested mo to Introduce
n bill appropriating1 thirty Ave thou
sand dollars for tho filling lit of Quar
antine Island with tho material be
ing dredged from tho harbor. I at
mice submitted tho proposed bill to
the 'Treasury -'Department arid asked
for an estimate of what Mould 'bo a
proper-sum for this purpose. As they
loldVmo that a' ronslderable'leta suml
would bo ample, ana that tney would
disapprove the proposed bill It It wero
referred to, them, I declined to Intro
duces bill fqr that, amount. Mr. But
ler of Pennsylvania whs then asked to
Introduce the bill, whlch .was referred
to the Comnilttee bit Territories. On
Friday lost-'wo' bad 'a hearing on Mr.
Ilutlcr'a bill; which had been referred
to tho Treasury Department. Assist
ant Secretary Taylor, In reporting on
tho same, showed that' an appropria
tion of twenty thousand 'dollars would
bo sufficient for the purpose, allowing
n price of ten rents a cubic yard for
tho material deposited on tho Island,
and allowing four thousand dollars for
tho construction of wlers and retain
ing walls. Lfcuionnnt Slattory hnd
also reported to the samo effect, and
that letter was presented In the Com
mittee hearing. Tho commlttoo ac
cordingly decided to frnmo a new bill
lor this purpote'approprlatlng twenty
thousand dollars, to bo Immediately
available and to be expended undor
-tho War Department. That bill was
Introduced by aovernor Powers, of
tho Territories Committee, on -Saturday
last, lit was today brought, iip for
consideration and after a brief state
ment In regard to It, was reported fav
orably by the Committee on Terri
Election Is Sustained.
The Committee on Elections Num
ber 3 havp not yet, made their' formal
report to(he Hotiso, but I have' been
'personally advised' by th'o chairman
Henry Waterhoust Trust Co.. Ltd,,
Stock and Bond Brokers,
Offices: Cor. Fort and Merchant 8ta.
Telephone Exchange .No, 4.
( Senate and the samo has been dono
uy mm. ineao uius wero ai onco re-
ferred to tho Supervising Architect of
tho Treasury Department, and on Sat-
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nartment to secure tho nromlso of
prompt reports on both of theso' bills,
which win nrnlmtilv hv & honrine
heforo tho fiennto CommlttPn on Puli.lfn Pacific Itallroad Company made
He nulldlnga within the noxt ten days,
As tho question of public buildings
la entirely nonpartisan, it Is posslblo
that, after the delegation has completed
Its work on tho revenue bill, two or
tnreo of them may appear at tho com
mittee hearing on these, public build
ing' bills. "
Add to-Sundry Civil Bill.
An I 'stated In my last letter, wo
have been In frequent communication
with Col, Hepburn and Chairman Taw
(Continued on Page 4.
The next witness was Cornelius Dore-
inus, president of the Oermanla Life
?i,r' Doremus said there wore 64.000
policy holders In his company. Each
one had a vote In the management fori
VIVI f.VU Ul ,CI 1C UCIU U&UlMHb 111!
Q. What Is tho amount ot Insur
ance In force? A. About 1 11 0,000,000
I should say.
Q. I-Jiotlce that your aurplus has
been steadily Increasing? A,
Q. Do you find It necessary to watc',
the ticker In order to ascertain wheth
er you have made money or not!
A. No, sir. The' New York Globe
and Commercial Advertiser, December
The next consignment of the Trople
Fruit, Co.'a selected pineapples will I go
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meoa ren. it- ucvo orucri mi vvcua-
Fargo office, King 6t.
are tailored from the choicest fabrics
of foreign and domestic looms. Only
cloths are used which will give perfect
wsaar and possess superior finish.
- Never before have Wo been able to
show 'such a diversity of patterns, all
In harmony with good taste, for the
cxtremest dresser and the conserva
Alfred Benjamin & Co.,
When George P. Thlelan, stock and
bond broker of this city, waa on the
mainland, representing J. D. Castle In
the matter of the transportation heie
of the consignment of Molokans which
arrived yesterday evening In the steam
ship China, he met an old friend In
the person of ono of tho englneera In
charge of construction, of the Western
Pacific Ha 1 1 road Company, the big en'
terprlso which Is rushing a railroad 16
tho Pacific Coast, to connect Salt Lake
City, where tho line now reaches, and
Tho conversation dealt largely with
tho ultimate plans of the company and
Mr. Thlelan was Informed that when
the railroad was completed, wlilc'.j
would be Inside of two years, tho com
pany expected to put on a line bl
steamships between the Orient mid the
Pacific Coast and would Include In
I (a service two large, modern steam
ships' for' tho lotal tra.de between HpS
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ot cour "clent business wai
Thu company Is rushing business.
During tho wceK prccodlng the con
vcrsatlon nbove reforrcd to, the West
j contrncta lnvolvlngIM,000,000.
HICH Cfllnill Df IV-
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Tho members of tm Se.nlor claai
of tlio Honolulu 'Hugh School present
"Jlla Excellency tho Governor" at th
Hawaiian Opera Houso, Saturday
o'vcnlng February 2i. Tbla play, which
Is a high class repertoire, Is tho one
In which Ethel Barrymnre, the well
known actress, achieved such success
recently. It Is a farclal romance In
three acts, lively and stirring. The
n..nnru la tw.nf.ii nn.i t.n M. t..mA.
up to date., i
From thq rehearsals, which aro ill.
rccted by ono of tho most popular local
nrnfen.innnlii. li nrnmi.o. fn i.a ono n
(tho most finished nmatoiir perform-
lancea over given In Honolulu dramatic
crcCI Tno chnractcrs aro woll chos -
en, and everything points towards n
ARTHUR LAING DIES
In the death of Arthur I-alng, at 11
o'clock this morning, there came an
end to an unfortunate life, and a pathe.
tic side of human exlstanco Is shown,
Latng wns the man who took thi
body of- Livingstone, the African ex-
plorer from Zantlbar to England. Ht
delivered a lecture-In Honolulu at one
time concerning the African country.
There aro no frlpncla of Importance
of the unfortunate man In 'Honolulu,
and owing to a weakness for drink, ho
sterns to have been almost deserted by
hl t-1 a 1 1 i-nai 11a liarl llvnf.ln llnnn.
lnimfmir-vrari. iiu hrwi. wiiMiarr.
mated, and but little' ceremony will b
Had In connection with It,
of adultry, alleged to have been com-
Nagaml. a Japanese, was arrested
mltted last October with one Nul Ka
meda, tho. wife of Tsunl Sakl Kameda
If 'the trcft is known only by Its fruit
you had better Bolert your trees In
Is assured when valuables are deposit,
ed In a box In our safe-deposit vault.
The cost is only
85 PER YEAR
and upwards and this nominal outlay
may be the cause of saving you hun
dreds of dollars and the loss of valu
able documents, which when once de
stroyed. cannot be replaced.
Trust Co., Ltd
Fort Street, Honnl Din
Without a License
Tanabashl, a Japanese who has been.
soliciting the emigration of his coun
trymen from the island by Inducing
them to go to Seattle to work, was
arrested this afternoon on a warrant,
charging him with violating Act 87 ot Iters and others hiring Japanese l:i
the Session Laws of 1M5. providing1 large numbera ore determined to keep
for licensing emigration agents. George, tho laborers here If possible, and It
I). Gear Is serving as his attorney, and
It la understood that the constitution
ality of the law will be tested before
the matter fa settled.
The accused Jspanesc cannot speak
English, but through an Interpreter
he explained that be. Is acting as an
assistant to a licensed agent, and that
thorcforo he. does not think be can be
legally arrested. This, however. Is a
mistaken Interpretation of the ,law ou
tho part of the Jap, for It provides
that every person soliciting emigra
tion, either as the agent or assistant
to an agent, must pay 1500
From Northwest Canada
Coming To Hawaii
200 FAMILIES WANT WARMER CLIME
Two hundred families of DouUha-lshln
bars may come to Hawaii to take up1
land and establish a community. Tbcyillttlo pppe. Thla Is ono reason why
&TG nnxIoUB to migrate from tho north-'thev wish to Amlerato. Another, nnd
I west of Canada to a warmer climate
and Hawaii Is being seriously consld
ere" n lnclr permanent camping
ground. Tho coming of the Molokans
,0 Hawaii has Increased tho posslbll-ibcen
,"y ' ,ne Doukhabars coming hero.
l Tho Doukhabars are Husslans nnd
thcro are now several thousand fam.
llles of these peopio In Canada. They
went to Canada five or six yenrs ago
from Russia, whero they wero tired of
Like the Molokans, they are a rcllg-
A few years ago the papers of the
country wer full of stories of the fan
atlclsm of certain of these Doukba-
bars; 'how they tramped the country,
drawing all their earthly belongings
in wagons, discarding beast of bur-
den. It bclnr aafd that they did not bc-
lleve it right to use animals for work
that they themselves could r-erform,
At 'one tlmo they wanted to cross tho
border and enter California, but tbla
dream was never rcallied.
Tbo two hundred famlllea which
may come to Hawaii to sottlo aro not
fanatics. Thoy are sturdy. Industri
ous, thrifty people who aro tired of tho
yoke they now bear under tho leader
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managers, Terr, of Hawaii
Tho opinion has been expressed that
tha law governing the emigration
agenta la not constitutional, and that
If It should be ever taken into court
It would bo killed But the local plan-
the present law Is found to be void,
thon some othe rlegal step will prob
ably be taken to protect tho local labor
It waa learned shortly after the ar
rest that some technical error had been
discovered In the warrant used In' mak
ing the arrest, and this may thro
tho case out of court. In that event
another warrant will probably be Is
sued, and the case renewed.
Tho 'Acting Ooverner states thnt
he Intends to call a meeting of the
a year Board of immigration tomorrow niter
noon at 3 o'clock.
of ono of. their number who car-
7'rles himself after tho manner of a
I perhaps tho principal reason. Is that
j they would seek a warmer cllmo. They
aro great peopio for leadership ana
theso 200 families hnve for a long tlmo
nt loggerheads with the leador
;of tho community of which thcy'nro a
Ono who represents theso peopio
has been looking for an opportunity
for them to emigrate. He has heard
of Hawaii nnd ho has been encouragod
Iln his favor of Hawaii as a home for
the Doukhabars by tho Immigration
of tho Molokans here.
An Investigation In the matter of
land available will bo mado hero at
onco and thero nro certain local peopio
who will do all In their power to get
the Doukhabars hero.
This Information waa obtained today
from an authoritative source, from
ono who has had correspondence cov
ering a long period, In tho matter, and
It la certain that an earnest effort will
bo mado to got theso people hero and
It Is moro than probable that they
will eventually find a homo In Hawaii,
S. D. Kingsbury has opened law of
fices in the Boston building, rooms
ZOO, SOI. 202. Telephone Main 182.
oassea a Better
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$500 RACE CUP
(AtHKtattd i'rVu HptcM Cable)
BOSTON, Feb. 20. Elr Thomas Llpton has offered the Boston Yaeh
Club a $500 cup to be raced for by members of the Yacht Association of
Massachusetts. The offer has been accepted..
Panama Tidal Wave
PANAMA, Feb. 20 Fifty-two famlliec have perished In, a tidal wave
that swept Helemll, Cauca and other
PEKIN, Feb, 20. Foreigners here
outbreak among the Chinese agalnct
CAIRO, Feb. 20. An explosion la
British barraeka at Khartoum, accompanied by loss of life.
THREW CHILDREN OVERDOARD.
FAL LRIVER, .Mass, Feb. 20.
dren overboard today andthen committed suicide by Jumping from the.
steamer Plymouth of the Fall River
Do'nt Want To Mix
tlMolokhns Of Different '
Religions At Kapaa
RUSSIANS COMING VIA PANAMA
Rcllelu'us sectarianism accounts for
the camming to 'Hawaii In' the China of
but 110 'Molokans. Others, expected
to como, wero not ready to Join tho
first lot of settlers for Knpaa. Many
Molokans, not originally reckoned
with, wero willing and even anxious
to Join tho crowd aboard the China,
bnt they wero of a sect different from
(hat .ot which, the Knpaa bottlers are
disciples, and It, was tbo'ught'best, not
to Interfere with the wishes ot those
who planned to go to Knpaa and who
objected to any but members of their
pwn clan. being. Included,
George P. Thlelant who brought trie
forty famlllea of Molokans hero on the
China yesterday, acting for J. D. Castle
who pi up tho money for their trans;
portitlon,' stated to a -Bulletin report
er this morning that tho' reason only
110 Molokana came on the China waa
that the rest of tho sixty-five families
booked for Kapaa wero at the time of
leaving Los Angeles not ready to
"The rest of tho sixty-five families,"
said Thlelan, "will como here on the
Manchuria. You know the Molokans
are' divided Into different religious
soots and these sects do not mingle.
The people destined for Kapaa are all
members of ono aoct and they object
to having folka of other sects Joining
"There were fifty families, ot anoth
er .sect, anxious to como this, trip, put
wo could not bring them "without ills-
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jgi Discomfort Jk$S
is undoubtedly considered the greatest annoyance any one cap have In.
a warm climate. .fUJII'.,1 i,
A pair of our coarse mesh LINEN CANVAS oxford ties assures
you a great deal of comfort. ALL THE TOURISTS SAY THAT.
Canvas' Shoes throughout the States are quite the fad, but that they
have had to come to Honolulu to find out the Foot Comfort In them.
Our line Is strictly the most carefully selected In town and the Prices'
make you buy. Get a pair from us and then go sight-seeing.
Manufacturers Shoe- Co.,- Ltd.
'PHONE MAIN 282 1051 FORT STREET HONOLULU
HAVE NO FEAR.
are not alarmed by the rumors of -an
foreigners . -
reported to have taken place In -the
Mrs. ohn Walters threw her three chil
turblng thoso arranged with for the
"Thcro aro. altogether 130 farullle.
to go to Kapaa, CS from Los Angeles
and CS from Russia direct. The bal
ance of tho 85 from' Los Angeles will
come on tho Manchuria and the other
C5 famlllea will come from Russia
within threa months by way of I'aiuu
ma. Arrangements have been made
for their transportation.
"Wo had a great send-off at Los An
geles. Borne 1B00 people, all friends
ot tho departing Molokans, lined up
to see us off. Our train was soveral
hours late and there waa some doubt
whether wo would connect with the
China at San Francisco, so we "were
given a special train wblch took us '
(Continued on Page 6)
I Good. Furniture
Ti Largest Stock In the City
ft from which to make selections.
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'. "Old Reliable Furniture House." 5
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