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I THE EVENINC
2 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1908, Jj
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Vol. XV HI No. 33i3
HONOLULU. TKURTTOftt OP HAWAII. WEDNKBDAY. MAltOH 23 I(J5
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Johnson , Told How Child Was Butchered
Details Of Murder
DESCRIBED HOW HE KILLED WHARTON CHILD
Considerable surprise was created "When everyone was looking for tho
by Attorney Oencral Peters wben no
In his ononlnir statement to the Jury In
tho Johnson murder case, read tho. con
fession, which tho defendant modo of
his atrocious crime, giving tho full de
tails of his ghastly deed.
The confusstou Is verbatim as fol
lows: Question; "Who killed tho llttlo
Johnson: "I did."
Question: "That was the oldest son
of Henry Wharton t"
Johnson: "It was at 10 or 11 o'clock
on the day before yesterday. Tho llt
tlo boy was playing with llttlo Jack
Ku" (or a name sounding similarly to
that) "and two brothers. Played un
der the mango trco near the tank.
"I called the boy, and told him to
conio with me. Ho came.
"I went down In the klu bushes with
lilm. I went down through tho cane
nnd the wire fence. I did not lead the
boy. He followed me.
vucn i goi 10 me uhsuch i cm--means t0 Me ,hl(t a comes wUh
him over. j,UZ2-
"Jle said: 'What you want? McKaddn and Nelson are training
"I said: 'ou come over here. ou nard for ther match, overy afternoon.
-on! er here- , , L McFnd Is trying out up In Wavorlcy
"He then came over to rac and then ,u n(i Neison'i .quarters, are above
I, caught him by tho cloth over tho j0p Bpltzer's on Hotel street
ribs with my hands and lilt him In. tho- one of the great preliminary enter
stomach with mo fist, and then I stuck tnlnmcnts will be a six-round go be
my knife Into him. I took my knife tween Bl)y Truscott of the Urltlsh
out alter I hit him In the stomach. man-o'-war Cambrian nnd '"Frenchle"
"When I hit Mm ho cried a little. I 0f the U S. 8. Manning.
struck him on the side witu my Knit1;,
and then I hit him on tho head with
the bnck end of the handle of the
knife, hard, nnd then cut him on tho
heaj afterwards. He did not cry after
that. 1 "Kid" I.annl, the Hawaiian marvel,
"Then 1 scratched a hole In the nnd "Kid" Corrca, the Punchbowl won
ground with my hands and also used der, will put up a lively and stirring
the knife. The hole was too small, so scrap.
I cut off his legs and arms. I cut out
his guts am threw tnem away.
"t think I cut hi nose. Tho reason
I cut off his head wns because tho holo
was too small. I cut out his eyes and
nlso after-I burled tho boy I went out
and wiped my hands on a bag nnd
took a walk down the. track,
"I came bnck
a i.fc . r m ;V,t
Mrs. Wharton. I did not
noon. I saw
tell her because I was afraid.
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boy I went searching with a Japanese,
I didn't take him to tho place, as I was
afraid. I went and saw tho placo when
the boy was found. Everything was
In tho Bamo way In which t left it. I
did not tell as I was afraid."
There will bo .strenuous entertain
ment at the Orphcum theater Saturday
evening, when as interesting a bunch
of fistic events as ever drew an excited
crowd will hold down tho stretched can
vas on tho stuge.
Fred Kllcy Is the promoter of tho
fun nnrl glnnrA finmhlnnttrin nn,l (in
The fight between "lied" Dixon and
Jack Jeffries of tho Honolulu iron
Works, both heavyweights, over 20U
pounds, will alone bo worth the admit-
S rACKA3LERESIGNATK N
The report has been general for some
tlmo that Collector of Customs Stack
able contemplated resigning. This
na cnnAU'Ail iiilimi Iia tirna enntAn rt no
contemplated for tho trip to the Azores
, gccuro lmmlgranU frora tho ranks ot
Portuguese farmers. It Is now stated
j that he contemplates resigning whether
l10 Koea to Portugal or not
' There was some heartburning anion.
shippers ot Island produce today when
tho Alameda sailed, leaving behind a
lot of freight. Including 700 bunches
bananas, 500 bags cotTco and over 40')
rases pineapples, a new freight steatn
IJ er Is being talked of more than ever.,
It Is said that a large shipper went to
tho wharf and declared tha the pine
apples must bo shipped.
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The Question as to whether tho John
son case Jury should be taken to Wal
a lua to visit the scene of the murder
was raised this afternoon by Attorney
General Peters. He stated that while
It was Immaterial to him whether this
was done or not, the defense wanted it
done, nnd It It be done he thought the
Jury should see tho premises before 11
heard any evidence. Harrison argued
strenuously to havo the 'Jury visit tho
place, but tho Court denied his nppll
cnuon on mo grounus uiai mere wns
nothing to show that the premises were
the same today as they were on the duy
?f tho murder.
Mrs. Wharton was then called. She
Is a rather small, quiet and sad appear-
Ing Hawaiian woman. She was all
dressed in black and spoke In Hawaii-
nn, her nnswors being rendered Into
English by Interpreter Hopkins.
After auswerlng preliminary nues-
llnna frw U'hnrtnn lM thnt tier 1.(111.
was 3 years, 2 months nnd 10 days old
on the day be was killed. Sho was
then examined with reference to thu
location ot various places on tho map.
Czar's Minister To Toklo
On The Way. To
BUSINESS DELLQATES ARE
. KEruRNiNQ passengers
n ,i, o. i.. ih. -r,ini
master of tho Korea, who Is alwaya n
frUnil nf llnnnliiln nrnvcit tl thin
morning by bringing In this beautiful
'liner of tho Pacific Mall and docking
her ot tho comDanv's wharf at 8
o'clock sharp. A One trip Is reported
by all on board and everyone looks
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HUTU piUUlCr Ullll BICUIUBIIIJ, UWU WlIU IIVU IllU.lllia, (lUlllin nillV,, limw u ..a
lost a thousand-dollar solitaire dial- visited Manila In connection with wa
modn on board last nuir, ter works contracts.
1 On tho Korea nre tho following
Daron Makhlmcteff, the Russian Am-
ibassudor to tho courr of the Mikado,
accompanied by Mine 1 Makhlmetcff,
I who aro en route to Toklo. .
Mrs. Huntington of San Francisco
accompanied by her daughter. Miss
Huntington, who are on a tour of Jo,
I I'. Hcllyer, accompanied by Mrs.i
Hollyor: 11. Guggenheim. W. J. Scroth,'
C. S, Decbco, W. Hohmoyer. accom-
panled by Mrs, Hohmcycr, all proml-
ncntly tdcntlflcd with business inter-
) ests In tho States and the Orient, who
1 aro on route to China and Japan.
II. M. Allen of Roston who with his
family aro en routo to Japan for a
1 pleaturo trip.
T Knmnsnn nf Rhsnclial. who Is re.
turning nfter a business visit to Now
Mrs, Admiral Goodrich, accompanied
by her daughter, en routo to the Phil
ippines to Join tho Admiral.
A. W. 81a,ttford of the Colver Tour
ist Co., who is conducting a party of
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Look For Success
ENTHUSIASTIC OYER STEAMER PLAN
With one accord the Federal revenue
icfund delegates declare that Hawaii's
'nrcRnrrtfl nrn brlcht for Beientv-flvftl
Fcr cct 0f tho revenue derived by the
united States from this Territory, foi
n term of years nnywhere from no to
j, , 0aiti jiaru noblnsbn, B. A. Mt-
icrny und Geo. W. Bmlth. members of
u,0 delation to Washington to urge
lnc refund bill, returned from theli
n,8on this morning In tho P. M. S. 3
n--u.. rnrmn i, Mill
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J. It. Gait, seen by a llulletln report
er this morning, said: the grentest courtesy.
"When we lqtl Washington the mat- "Senators and Representatives gave
ter wag hanging fire, awaiting tho re us much of their tlmo and exhlbltml
port of tho Commltteo on Territories ot great Interest In everything pcrt<ilnx
the House of Representatives. We feel to Hawaii.
that the report of this committee on "After leaving Washington the del
Hnwall'a I'ederal revenue refund pto- egntcs separated, somo going to New
position will be favorable. York and some to Doston. I went to
"Whether tho report will favor se- Connecticut on a visit,
cnty-flve per cent of the revenue da- "I would not say that tho Kansas and
rived here by the United States bcluu California delegations gave us any
turned over to the Tcirltory for fort!- more encouragement than other dclo
flcatlons and Improvements for a per- gallons but there wcro memberrs of
lod of twenty years, as originally tec- the party who were particularly ac
ommended by the President In his mos- (Continued on Page 4.)
tourists to tho Orient.
Capt. Vm. Matson of the Matson
Navigation Company, on a business
visit to Honolulu. K ,
K. K. Walsh of Los Angelei. who Is
accompanied by his family, on a visit
to the Islands.
Geo. W. 8mlth. M. P. Robinson, E.
A. Mclnorny. J, It. Gait, dolegateR who
went to Washington to work on return
of rcvenuo as recommended by tho
President In his last message to Con-
Jho- A. nuck and son. on his annual
bu,ln" rP t0 ,h ,B,and8; .
A. h. I.BCy, OCCOmpaniCU liy
brother, both of San Francisco, who
arc on n business and pleasure trip
to the Islands.
K. J. Lord of tho local contracting
firm of Lord & Reiser, who Is return-1
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1..A n.tt.- .1. .-!-. .. tilnh ,ltn fin I. ft a !
p, m. Lowls nnd J. T. McCrosaon, .
returning from 8nn Francisco, whore'
ih0y have been In connection with thot
business of Hamakua Ditch Co.
J. W'. Cathcart and wife of this city.
wll0 have Lcea on a vl.lt to the Coast.
Tbe Korea brings thirty tourists
fro,n the States for Hawaii. Sho sails
for lh 0rlcnt at 5 o'clock this utter-
Harry . Couzens has reslgnod ni
cr,cr deputy of the Intcrndl Revenue
bureau, which post. he has held for sov
eral years Deputy Drake will prob-
ably be his successor. "
rjr. Waller R. Ilrunkcrhoff, a spec-
laltst on lonrosv. arrived today on tho
Korea. He will havo charge of the
Inrm lnvHiniilmi station on Molo -
jS I desire to announce to the public !P'
Sl that I have moved from tho Union tfg:
, Barber Shop to 928 Fort street, oppo- tC
-a site the Hawaiian Trust Co., where I ZT
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sage, or or a lesusr period of ten year,
or of five rears. It Is Imnosstble to but.
"Five nnd len-vpnr terms werp beliut
discussed. It Is likely that It will bu
for a period of five years, but what we
don't get at this session of Congress
I we stand nn exccllecent chnnco of se
curing at some future session.
"Wo all sized It up to tins ftivor with
the Senate Committee! there Is no con-
ccrn felt ns to what tho ScnaU Com-
mlttce will do and wo have reason f
Heel that tho proposition will g.t
through the Senate.
"On every hand wo worn treated wlln
WAlIi I (1
Prosecution In Johnson
Case Has Abundant
PLACID in evidence
HARRISON RESERVES RIGHT TO
OBJECT IF JURY 18 INFLUENC
ED BY MEANS OUTSIDE
1 Ti, trial of tho Johnson murder case
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.j ''''",""'" Although tho trial
"2 tho nrosccutlon has
( Tct'got thrUh wth Its "
nary testimony regarding the various
data which are to be offered In evi
dence. Roth the mattor of maps and
photographs, which aro to bo used,
wcro very carefully gone Into by At
torney General Peters, as well as by
T. M. Harrison, who Is keeping a very
watchful cyo on mo proceedings
Shortly before noon tho examination
of O. L. Borcnson of the Snrvey Do-
i nartment was comploted. Sorcnson
(Centlnued on Page 8)
Geo. W. Perkins
Charged With Larceny
(AttoeMdl I'rett Fpeclal Cable)
NEW YORK, N. Y-, March 28 George W. Perkins, formerly Vice Pres
ident of the New York Life Insurance Company, was today arrested on the
charge of grand larceny, based on his transfer of Insurance funds to the Re.
publican National Committee. He was released on habeas corpus proceed
ings. Perkins has long been prominently associated with J. Plerpont Morgan.
Neill Of Oregon
(Attoclnltd i'reii Special Catle)
HELENA, Mont- ,March 28-Henry NelU believes that the man from
the battleship Oregon found In Honolulu harbor Is his brother.
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Mafia's Deadly Work
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 28.
In a battle with knives that took place
murderers escaped. It Is believed that
APRIL FIRST WILL
CROCKETT, Cal., March ?8. The
HALF A MILLION
JOHNSTOWN, Pa- March IS The loss from the fire that has been
raging In the business portion of the town will reach half a million dollars.
A fireman was fatally Injured.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cat., March 27
Parity 3.74 cents. Previous quotation.
Kdltor Evening Rullctln' Following,
the series of efforts made since Septem
ber last, wo havo secured the Insertion
In the Legislative and Judicial Appro
prlatlon Hill of (30,000 for expenses ot
the Legislature. Tho appropriation of
the Item is worded as follows:
"For Legislative expenses, viz.: Fur
niture, light, statjonery, record cases
nnd files, i;rlntlng,and binding, index
ing records, postage. Ice, water, clerk
(Continued on Page 8.)
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Tho Portland (Ore.) Telegram ot
March 1C publishes' tbe following:
After Investigating trodo conditions
nnd volumo of business between this
port, and Honolulu, tho Portland Hoard
ot Trade announces that the question
of making tho Hawaiian city a port ot
call far tho Portland & Asiatic Steam
ship Company will bo taken up will
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