Newspaper Page Text
If you Don't let the World Know What you have, the World Won't Know you've got it
From San Franciico:
AUmwla . . ...... Fob. 14
Hongkong Maru ...Fab. 17
For San Franciico;
America" , Maru . .'..Feb; 14
Alameda Feb. 19
Aorongl Mnr. 7
Moana (. , .Mar. 4
Bulletin Phone Numbers
Editorial Room (new) 185
Business Office (old) 256
THE QUIET BABY GETS NO MILK
VOL. X. NO. 3927
HONOLULU, TERRITORY 'OF HAWAII. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 17. 1908
PRICE 5 CENTS
Henry C. Iluiml mid Oeorgt. V.
Smithies hnvo bowl mentlone I for lliu
position of Tax AFBi-ssur left vaunt
by Jus 1.. Holt, and tholr imiucu nru,
I now among those w'hlch nre htltut con
sidered by-'Oovornor Front for that
position. Hiipil Is the lteglstrar. of
l'nbllc Accounts and ACBlstnnt Trear
urer and Smithies 1b tho Deputy In
MirnncL' Commissioner Doth hao
boon connected with tlio Treasurer's
cilllcu for sot oral e!irs and hao been
In tlioiumptoy uf tho goornment for
i long time, holding excellent iccords
for emclency and honesty
The names of theso two gentlemen
were proM!ntm! to tho Governor last ,
Haturda) noun by thu delegation of
lending Republicans consisting of A.
(J. M. ltobeilron. W. O. Smith. Senator
Howllt. John C. Lane mid C K..Chll!
llngwurth, which called-'ipon Tlio ex
lciUIvo to discuss tlitf- tax ufflce mat
ter. Tho name of Ebcn I-ov. was also
suggested byiho delegation and poj
lbl tho5"it other Hepubllciins Tho
name of Tim L)nns was, it 1b under-1
stood, not mentioned.
Tho delegation stated to tho Gov-
mor thnt what It particularly wished
to see done was to lulvo a Hawaiian
Amerlcnu appolntul t6 succeed Holt,
mid In this connection tho Importance
of harmony between tho administra
tion and the Republican party wad
bridge m dims i
Honolulu, Tob. IE, 1908.
Editor 11 u 1 1 o 1 1 n : In a certain
homo In Honolulu thcro Is n fierce
brldgo whist contest raging. It has
nttrncted tho attention of numerous
people. And pretty well all over
Honolulu thcro are bridge whist se
ani.es nightly which are Interesting.
In this connection there Is somu
talk as to what Kind of tables and
chairs are proper for use in this most
fiihclnnttng game. You hne a hand
somely furnished home. It repre
sents your Individuality, nud ou
hao spent thought, tlmo, and money
In selecting uud hujlng your furnish
ings mid brlp-a-brac.
ou have done this for jour fnm-i
uy, uui yuu uibo wish yuur irieiius iu
enjoy the atmosphero )ou hae cre
ated In our homo.
Whist parties and certain other so
i lal functlonn require temporary Fold
Ing Tables and Chairs Don't nil your
looms with tlio clumsy, glnrlng, hea
vy, poorly flnUhed Kind, which up to
G von Sim
JUST THE THING
FOE RAINY WEAR
They nre light, absolutely
rain-proof, and always look
You couldn't tell one of
them from a regular evening
overcoat, neither can any
If it rains, you are prepar
ed for it; if it doesn't, it does
n't mutter. How does that
They are all tailored by
Alfred Benjamin & Co.
PRICES .... $15 TO $22.50
The Kash Co. Ltd.
Cor. Fort &; Hotel
brought out and tho sorvlccs of tlio
party1 In the mutter of upholding tho
ndmlnlHtrntlo'i in tlto past were re
Gtivorncr I'lenr stated that It had
always been bis wish, and would bo
his policy In tho fuuirc, to give Ha
wnlUn-Amorlcaus tho preference
whenever they wero honest and cm-
dent Ho did not, how over, glvo any
spcillle answer to tho matter of the
The executhe committee of tho Re
publican Central Copiniltteu will hold
u nicotics this evening to discuss the
matter of tho candidates for tho tax
Judge Lindsay has ordered that let-tt-rij
of administration on tho l-stato of
James S Bailey lssilo to Jacob S,
llalley. without bond Tho estate Is
allied nt $2700.
know how good a meal you can get
at our Cafe any time of the day at
within a recent tlmo have been In
nucn general use. People can not fall
to get a wrong Impretslon of jour
liciio where theso lough articles nre
In evidence. It Is Impossible to sco
nn j thing else. If some hook or pro
jection doesn't tear "My LadyV cost
ly gown, some of tho sticky varnish
will probably spot and ruin It.
To bo up-to-date now one must
hnve Toldlng Chairs nnd Tables In
ono's own homo Tho best of thoe
are tho Hurrowes Featlior-Wolght
Toldlng Tables and Chairs, tho hand
somest, lightest, simplest, bost finish
ed articles of tholr Kind on tlio mar
ket. Tlioj nre In perfect Keeping
with tho refined furnishings of nny
well nppolnted homo. Wo have sold
jou nice furultuie for jour homo.
Let us sell J on the smaller articles
which nro good enough to go with It?
Ono window of our store contains
a big display of theso goods. Stop, as
jou pass, and Inspect them.
About tho vhlst light, well those
who didn't win, ran second.
J. HOPP & CO ,
Lowers & Cooke, Illdg ,
MADE IN NCW VO Ilk.-
iwms mam j
AND HAPAI NAMED FOR ASSESSOR
Writ Of .Habeas Corpus
Another effort is being mado to ob
tain the release from Oahu jail of
(leorgo Wade, the man who killed
William Gillespie In 1899 on board
the Bteamshlp Australia, and who In
now serving scntenco of life and ten
)enrs for tho crime.
C. C. Ulttlng, as counsel for Wade,
this morning filed a petition with
Judge Dolo of tho U. S. DlBtrlci Court
for a writ of habeaB corpus, claiming
that Wado Is Illegally deprived of his
liberty and Is confined In prison in
violation of tho Constitution of tho
The petition sets forth that Wade
Is now In Jail by lrtuo of n mittimus
Issued August 10, 1S99, based on n
sentence imposed upon him upon his
conviction of the crime of murder In
the first degree. The sentenco was
for Imprisonment at hard labor for
On August 20, 1901, tho petition
alleges, Wade was discharged from
the custody of the High Sheriff, and
the order of dlschargo has never been
annulled, reversed or set aside, and
the petitioner Is therefore entitled to
his discharge thereunder.
On February 6, 1902, Wado was
again tried and convicted of tho same
offense, and was sentenced to Imprls
onment for a term of ten years. He
Is, therefore, serving two sentence.
ono of life Imprisonment and ono of
Imprisonment for ton years. It is
claimed that he. Is held without due
process of law, that ho has twlco been
put In jeopardy of his life for the
same offense, and that ho has been
made to suffer cruel and unusual
punishment, and Is now Held undnr
the first mittimus from which he was
duly and legally discharged.
Judgo Dole was expected to ren
der his decision at 2 o'clock this aft
ernoon as to whether ha would order
the writ of habeaB corpus prnyod for
The news has been brought over
by ono of the Inter-Island steamers
of a very sad nnd fatal accident at
Knanapall. Only tho barest details
have been learned, but It Is known
that little Edward Robb, tho 3-year-Lid
t.on of William Hobb, while play
ing with matches, accidentally set
his clothes nil re and before the flames
wore extinguished had' been burned
terribly His breast and face wero
scorched black, and it was only a
bhort tlmo beforo tho little fellow
passed away. The accident happened
on Thursday of last week.
From Kauai ports the W. O, Hall
yesterday brought 6000 bags sugar,
10 bags cocoanuts. 20 nackaces sun
If You Knew
just when Fire, Aceident, or Death
will strike you in the dark, there
would be no neoessity of insurance;
certainly no chance for insurance
But you DON'T know. So the only
w&v it to "Be prepared for the worst,
and hope for the best."
The worst won,'t be so bad, if you
are insured. If you are not. well,
you'll get a lot of sympathy! , But
"that won't buy you anything."
We'll tell you about insurance.
Fort 8t. 8cnoIuln
Hops for1 Leasehold
, WASHINGTON, D. C,
! February 17.
V UOYiiJlMUtt JUUSAK,
Leasehold Hill favorably re-
ported: alio (Fish Hatchery
Bill. I KUHIO.
The above cablegram was
received from thn Delegate to
Congress this morning, and
Indicates that Hawaii Is com
ing In for her share of good
things fiom Congress, oven If
tho Pearl Harbor proposition
has been hard hit.
The Leasehold Hill Is one ot
th matters taken up by Gov
ernor Kre.ir during his recent
visit to the National Capitol.
The Organic Act as It now
stands provides that tho Ter
ritorial Government may not
leaso agricultural land for n
longer term than (Uo cara.
The disadvantages ot this are.
oblous Lessees do not wish
to tako land for so short n
term when in somo casos It
takes a good share of tho time
to get the land under cultiva
tion and icady to yield crops.
An effort was Ilrst mado to
get the time for which agri
cultural land might be leased
Increased to 20 years, and the
bill as introduced provided for
this change. The Committee
on Territories, however, to
which tho measure was refer
red, has, as thq message shows,
reduced the tlmo to IS years.
Hut ccn this change will
greatly benefit Hawaii.
Tho Klsh Hatchery Hill,
which Is favorably reported by
tho Committee on Fisheries,
provides for the establishment
In Hawaii of a Government
fish hatchery, where joung fish
may be raised with which to
stock the streams of the Terri
tory, OUT K Miff
Writ Of Habeas Corpus
is Dismissed By
Judge Dolo this morning rendered
his decision In the John Marks ha
beas corpus matter which baa been
hanging fire for many woeks. Ho re
fused to free the prisoner, dlsmlssod
tho temporary writ ot habeas corpus
and remanded Marks mice moro to
tho custody ot the (Ilgli Sheriff to
Fero out his torm.
George A DavlB, Morks' attorney,
excepted to the decision and an
nounced his Intention of taking the
case up to the United States Circuit
Court at Appeals To this end ho
asked tho Judgo ta certify to tho rec
(Continued da Page 4)
Hawaiian Fruits To Be
Used In Manufacture
The first brandy still ever made In
the Hawaiian Islands has Just been
completed In tho Bhop of John Km-
meluth. It was made by Kmmeluth
under the direction of Managor Ja
cob Coerper of tho Kona Vineyards
Co., for which concern It was order
ed. It Is tho Intention of the company
to engage in the manufacture of var
ious kinds of brandies from Hawaiian
Irults. The still, which Is quite a
largo affair, will be shipped to the
company's plnce of business at Kcatn
l.okua, Kona, In tho Mauna Loa noxt
week, and after It has been set up
and started, which work Is oxpected
to consume nboflt four weeks, tho
manufacture ot brandy will be becun
Immediately, In about three or four
months the first product will be plac
ed on tho market. The still has n
capacity ot sixty gallons a day.
In the beginning brandy will be
manufactured only from pineapples,
grapes, figs, and berries, as the use ot
these fruits only Is allowed under the
permit at present hold by tho com
pany. Permission Is, however, at
present being .sought from tho au
thorities at Washington to use other
fruits na woll, and as soon as this has
been grnntcd the company will begin
to manufacture brandies from ba
nanas, mangoes, papains and other
fruits. Tho fruits will bo obtained
from tho numorous smnll farmers In
the district, and It Is oxpected that
ns soon as they realize that they havo
a steady market for their products
the Hawallans nnd Portuguese will
mgnge extensively In tho cultivation
On the To)o Klsen Knlsha liner
Hongkong Maru, which arrived here
shortly after noon today, nre eighteen
cabin passengers for Honolulu. Tho
Mnru carried n pretty fair number
of passengers, but the most of them
nro going on to tho Orient, Of tho
eighteen who are booked for Honolu
lu, fifteen of them are stop-overs.
Tho trip of the beautiful, yacht
lllio ei.sel down from tho CoastVis
unusually uneventful, nothing hap
pening to cnuse a ripple ot excite
ment over the dead calm ot the voy
age. A Chinaman, going homo to dlo
cf consumption, died, but tho fact
hardly reached the ears ot those In
the costlier apartments. Anyway, It
Say, When Are You
aotually going to send that orate of
pines that you have intended to ssna
so long i
ISLAND FRUIT CO.,
72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
that have a delicate, yet last
ing fragrance. We have all
the btt makes those of
Whitlatch, Houbigant, Piters,
and Roger & Gullet.
See our line of Ivory Baok
liol lister Drug Co.
I G&RI& 4 lH i
Crater Again Active
(Special Dullctln Wireless)
HILO, Hawaii, Feb 1'. A
lnrge cone has appeared In the
House Is Favorable .
Towards Ovr Bills
WASHINGTON, D. C Feb. 17. The House has reported favorably
on the bills raising the limit of the duration of leases of agricultural land
to fifteen yearsr and that providing for payment of Hawaiian postal sav
ings bailk deposits.
m i i
$5500 Taken From
RENO, Ncv.,. Feb. 17. A Wells-Fargo express -wagon -was robbed
of $5500. while the driver was delivering a package.
i i i
Enormous Drop In
Refined Sugar Price
ft . - ',
NEW YORK, N. Y Feb. 17. The price of refined sugar has been -reduced
ten cents per hundred pounds.
' GET READY FOR WAR I
TIF1IS, Bulgaria, Feb. 17. The Turkish army reserves are mobilis
ing on the Persian frontier.
BANK REOPENS ''
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 17. The Merchants National Bank has rf-'
opened for business. f1
Is a common occurrence for China
men who have contracted fcotne fatal
or lncurnblo disease In the States to
dlo on the ships whllo on their way
Considerable mall came down on
tho Maru from tho Coast, and Borne,
though not much, freight. The. sail
ing hour has been announced as id
o'clock tonight, when the vessel will
leave for the Orient. -.
tfudga Parsons has decided tho 11a
pai homestead case In faor of Judge
Hapal. Hapal Is one of tho Olaa lot
holders, but has failed to resldo nn
his lot and tho Land Ofllcs attempted
to make Mm surrender It. Hapal
took the case Into court nnd huB won
P. 0. Box 4GQ.
crater ot llalcmaumnu and n
lake of flro Is forming and Is
In constant motion
Among tho passengers who came
down on tho steamship Hongkong
Mnru were Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Lob
dell, accompanied by Miss Lobdcll.
- i 'j
Gcorgo G. lluck, who was among
tho arrivals In the Hongkong Mam
today Is n well known business man.
Mrs. L. S. Ualnbridgc, who arrived
In the Hongkong Maru today, will
remain here for some time.
It II. Oregory was n passonger In
tho liner Hongkong Maru, which nr-
rhed from San Kranclsco.
MIbb riorence llarllott arrived to
uny on tho steamship Hongkong,
The Heywood Shoe
We have another big ship
menf of this famous shoe just:,,
in, in two styles.
Style No. 453 is a Vici Kid,
with soft, flexible Welt and"
Medium Round Toe, 'from the
Highland Last. Style No. 505,
is exactly the some shoe with'
Rubber Heels. Price $5.00,
. ' ,
JH'U. '.i,mUWH, A