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I can't keep from being continually Something before the shadows of
surprised tit Hie K-nlency of our local I'vo'ilng presugo tho coming of the
Judges toward the slackness-l had ym tllero Iune ,)ccn RtranKO doings
tilmost Bald dliscouitcs) displayed by about the old palnco of late, Lights
fcomo of tho nttornro who appear In have appeared nt hours when no
their courts. That the attitude r 'JlRbtn should chine Sometimes It ha
some members of the bar toward tho t ? fltful Bleam bhojilng moment.
bench does nq.t fall far short of M, ,-j-,-" , - mr
respect. It not absolute contempt. n.),0 aovcrn()r und Secretary would bo
brilliantly Illuminated, as If some
l;lng of old wcro returned to earth
Tor n night
Two nights ago tho Janitor of the
building, passing nlong the street, no
ticed that tho rooms of the upper floor
on the table and pull hi. trousers hat nobSly Tm.l w business In thro
nearly up to his knees so as to exhibit al ,hnt tmo of .,. milo m,Bllt
n fine lino of giddy hostel y clothing iij,tf the Governor or the Secretary
pair of attenuated shanks, tho wlillo tiurnliiR the midnight electric light
he Interrupted his examination of tho (for tho benefit of the Territory. He
unfortunate lady who 'was being sub act out to Investigate. Softly enter
Jected to tho ordeal of Iho witness ;'ng tho building, he ascended to tho
one who Is much nbout tho halls of
Justice enn doubt, jet It Is but rarely
that a Judge takes one of the lawyers
to task for his circles') manner.
, Tho attorney who would squat on
tho back of his neck, cock his feet up
box, to squill tobacco Juice out of the
side of his mouth, would in mmiio
courts receive n reprlnnnd tint would
make his teeth curl. There aro black
beep In every profession, ami there Is
executive floor mid went out upon the
lanal, Going around to where ho could
see Into the rooms. Thuo was no
one there. He entered tho chambers
iiml mnilo :i search, but they were
empty. He thought lie felt dump
n certain class of lawjera to bo found winds fanning his cheeks, mid was It
everywhere who nnko It n prartlcu i Imagination that gave him the sensn
to browbeat nnd Insult witnesses, .but
It Is unusual for them to he allowed to
try the same tactics on the Court. Yet
I hao heard n local attorney In open
court Insinuate that tho Judgo was
venal and the nttornejs for tho other
rldo corrupt, j ct offer to adduce no
lion of ghostly flutterings about him?
Ills hair began to rise. Suddenly the
lights went out, leaving him In dark
"less. He went suddenly and stood
not upon tho order of his going.
These strange happenings cro get
ting on the nerves of tho Capitol pco
lie and It Is no wonder they stmt
.proofs of his charges, and tho Insult when somo ono npproaches them from
was passed out without comment. I behind. It Is stated that Ciller Clerk
Elsewhere the lawvers would June ' Conkllng Intends to arm hlniseir with
been sent to l:ill for rcmtemnt. as be ! a shotgun nnd a rubbll's foot lilltl lay
for tho midnight wanderer.
'FOUND GUILTY OF " "
CHEWING -WIFE'S EAR
3- ! -5-
Is tho Capitol haunted?
Does some ghost of tho dead past
htalk solemnly through the echoing
halls and empty rooms at night wjek-J The -Jury In Judge. Hobliison'B court
K itJKSF&iSS J ., " i -'"
queens Bat upon their thrones In stuto ically did chow off his wlfo's light
and dispensed the mbldlo Justice, tho ; tar and accordingly returned n vcr
high and the low? Does tho sprit of ,ct r guilty. Thp Judgo sent him up
some gay coi-rtler wander dlsconso-j for sl yenr nml fllle(1 lllm 1)ll0 ,,oUar
lately through the corridor seek ng I , , A Lanlncll ,, wlu
tZZX palac' "..Pointed to defend the negro put up
or Is It some fair but shadowy lady of ' ' tr"S flS". tho Grounds of tho de
tho royal circle who nits noiselessly , fe"MJ ut''uB epileptic Insanity. Tho
nbout the looms whero rho once
wielded the power that beauty gives?
These arc tho questions that are ag
itating the members of tie Governors
offlclal family mid the thought o '
which causes the brave clerks and
charming lady stenographers to glance
trial lasted u week.
Hugh Donncr, fire commissioner
of New York, died of a complication
of Hrlght's dlscaso and pneumonia.
Mr. Homier was ono of tho ablest and
nervously over their tlioulilorj nnd I'csf-knovvii firemen in tho country,
hnstcn away from the Mvsterlous Ho vms born in Ireland in 1839.
.Electric Rebates And
At tho meeting of the directors of
the Merchants' Association yesterday
afternoon tho keeping of the Hcstor
er In this port was tho principal
matter among many which wcro dlo
eussed. Wnkefleld reported for tho Com
mittee on, Trade nnd Flnnucc, to
which was referred the matter of
uniform nctlon by tho mcrchnnts on
the subject of cartage, stating that
tho men who li.ul been seen wcro
much In favor of tho proposition.
The Committee on Public Affnlrs
lcporlcd on tho matter of tho pro
posed Children's, Hospital, stating
that J.sfi.BOO had been promised on
condition that nbout $19,000 more
'Hie committee warmly rccomnictd
ed that n resolution be drawn up In
favor nt assisting tho proposition.
t his report was adopted, but thoso
present felt that no resolution could
well bo passed.
A committee reported on the mat
ter of rebates alleged (to have been
given by tho Hawaiian Klcctrtc Co.,
I'bout which complaint had been
made, stating that the company gavo
iiono such, except that n discount
was made on the price for tho amount
used by each lliiht nbovo n certain
umount. Tho committco suggested
that no action should be taken,
which com so wan ndoptcd.
A committee Tcported that tho
American-Hawaiian Steamship pin
pany was considering a plan u en
argo its wharf shed, and that tlfo
matter would bo brought up when
tho company's Pacific Coast manager,
Mr. Cooke, arrived here.
The Committco on tho Pacific Mall
titcamshtp Company's passenger pro
position reported favoring that no
action bo takeir boforo tho proposi
tion bo mado In n moro tangible,
A circular letter from tho New
York Chamber of Commerce, nuking
for iisslstnuco In Its opposition to
tho Aldrlch currency bill, was re
ferred to Macfarlano.
Ono member wnnted to know what
Ftnnd other members had taken In
regard to tho P.icllie Mall calendar.
It appeared that some had advertised
.i nil others had not. Ono director
en lit ho thought this kind or adver
tising should bo particularly dis
couraged. Paris suggested that such
matters should bo icfcrred to the'
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sn ,,i. mi, ii uj uni;iii;iii 11 11, in u- ,
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:iui:il II, nriill 11 icnei ill luiiuuiuiitu
on tho dentil of Sir Slovens.
Purls said that the cable people
were very dlsratl tiled with the ticat
ment they had rcclvcil liere. They
had been taxed on the cable Inside
tho three-mllo limit, and an offoit
had been nindo to tax tho Itcstoici.
They had tilfo had to pay $400 u
month for water. Now it looked ns
If tho Restorer might remain at Van
couver, mid It might bo well to as
certain If tho Tax Onico was holding
up tho c.'iblo company. Tho cables
were not taxed at other places, and
the company was much displeased.
General regret was expressed, It
being tho general opinion that tho
Hcslorcr wii3 n valuablo visitor for
Honolulu. The matter was referred
la the Trade nnd l'lnnnco Commit
tee, and Wnkelleld, who Is Boon go
ing to tho mainland, wns nsked to
confer with tho main ulllco of tho
company tit New York.
Those present at the meeting were
President gco. V. Smith, Secretary
Ed. Paris, T. II Pctrle, O. V. Hush,
Mr. Wakefield, V. W. Mlicfnrlanc nnd
V. ti. Wnldron.
MUST NOT JOKE
ABOUT MONEY LORDS
Chicago, III., March 13. John Ds
Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, nml
other rear admirals of Industry, will
have their epaulettes of offlco re
spected hereafter In Chicago raudo
Major Ilusso has decided that
ilUrrlng Imitations of such men as
Rockefeller nnd Cnrncglo should be
rtopped In order to reduce to a mini
mum tho repented criticism of tho
men of wealth by the anarchistic cl
ement Accordingly n quiet "tip" has gone
out, through tho offices of tho pollco
department, to tho managera of vau
deville, houses, tliat It would bo well
lo stop tho ctarS of vaudeville nets
It nlbo Is possiblo thnt n letter will
Issue from tho ufflco of tho Corpora
tion Counsel to tho representatives
of tho various theaters calling to
their attention tl(o fact that thcio
Is much unrest among, ninny of the
leoplo of" tho clty'Pi()nil thnt such
sketches glvo rise lo' open criticism.
HcpiibllcnnB'ot thtfTvlrblfth Con
i;iesslonalOlo"trlct"6r Missouri elect
ed tho first delegates for Hughes.
Much Business Done
More business wim attended to ut
the regular weekly meeting of tho
Hoard of Supervisors last night than
has been done nt nny nfcctlng for
f.oino time. Tho members had tho
business bee In their bonnets nnd got
down to leal work. Tho meeting
dragged. out nearly two hours nnd it
half, but the tltno wns not taken up
by aimless talking or tongue-lnshtiig
as Is often tho case. Of couri-o.
Archer thought that contractors
could build bridges u great deal
ilioapor than could tho County, nnd
ho tnfoimcd the Hoard of tho fact,
but ho didn't forco his views. He nlso
aroused n hltof excitement by his
learned dissertation on mules, and
why Ih'cy should bo bought for
rush nml load work bo stopped
lor u month. Hut theso things nil
"come out in tho wash," and tho Su
pervisors positively refused to wrnnglo
Tho first matter to como beforo
tho meetong wns that of tho
paving of Queen street. After con
ddorablo discussion pro and con, It,
wns decided thnt the wood-crcosoted
blocks wcro better fitted for the
work, and Sam Johnson was In
structed to go ahcail with the work.
Lcttcis were" read from Hacktcld &.
Co. nnd -from Lowers & Cooka, rela
llvo lo tho paving work.
Two petitions wero then presented
nnd read from tho citizens. It wns
reported that Kawnlnhno street, Ko-
vviilu, was In very bad condition, so
bad that It wns dangerous to travel
over it, nnd tho citizens nsked thnt
tho street bo repaired. They nlso
nsked that a II ro alarm box bo placed
nt, tho corner of Wnrd nnd Queen
streets. Another petition wns rend
which had tho saino road, for Us t ob
ject, nnd both wcro referred to the
proper committee. f
, "Mules" wcro next Intho order
of discussion. Archer had Ills own
Ideas nbout buying tuiilcj. "When
you buy mules, pay for mules," said
he. It wns pioposcd to purchase A
pair of tho long-cared animals on tho
Installment plnn, their cost to bo
$!i00. Notwithstanding Archer nnd
his system of paying for mules first
nnd let Iho Wnl.inao road work gfi
for u month, tho Hoard voted lo de
vote ?'-"'0 to load work nml $!fft lo
It was icpmted by the l'lnanco
Committco (after considerable llgui
lug) thnt thcro wns n halr-iico of
fiC,0."2.21 mi hand March 1. Chair
man lluutsico mado sovornl Miggci
(Ions, among them being for appro
priations for rnnd work, nu follows
Honolulu, $12,000; Kvv.i, $2lT,l; Wu'.N
tno, KiOii; Wiilalim, $2000; Kimljmlm
liud Koolnupoko, JlS.'o.
County Muglneer tleio nsked foi
$200 fur Koohmloi mad work and
!$1000 for lcputrlng work to"tho Wn-
jhl'iwa bridge, which requests wcro
, r.ianted. A vote of thanks was or
fdercd sent to tho president of tho In-
i irr-iNuiiiu v.iiiiimuy inr ino trip on
Iho .Mauna Ken. The meeting ad
journed until prtl 1st. '
mmh & it-
This Is tho text of a letter re
ceived by n buslnc33 house Inst
s ''e Information to you to refer
ence that tho tobacco uto com
ing ut your stock7
"During you havo It. I Intend
wish you Bond ono enso tobacco
to mo. Anil 1 will to Bend the money
to 5011 ns following mail or your the
tomlngtip to tnlto order.
"Plcaso send to me ns soon ns your
possible and oblige,
"Yours very truly,
ARE TURNED DOWN
Washington, D. C, March 1C.
lly the voto of 3 to 2 tho sub-coni-mlttco
of tho Scnnto Committee on
Judiciary today declared uiicanstltu-
' llnnnl nil Ms Intended to removo
I'cucrai unrners against mates exor
cising control of their pollco powers
for the regulation of the liquor traf
fic. Hearings on thoso measures have
been held covering fulmost tho entire
present session nnd tho bills wcro
ndvoc.ited by representatives of prac
tically all of tho States whero thcro
is n Ftrong prohibition sentiment.
, Tho imMiibcrn of the Biih-coinmlttco
nro Senators Knox, Nelson, 1'iiltoii,
llacon nnd Uayner.
Tho smelting of copper hau boon be
gun nt Aiinconihi at tho Wnfhno
Hiuoltcrs of tho Amalgamated Copper
Company, Iho largest In thn world.
Any man or woman troub
led with constipated Bowels
will bo greatly benefitted by
Inking the Bitters. " " n
wonderful lecord of such cures
to Itu credit. Try it for Poor
Appetite, Hcndache, Heart
burn, Dyspepsia, Indigestion,
Co3tivcnc3?, or Malaria, Fever
... . i. ii. i-:trTT.-nmWmimiini 1
MORALS AND THE STAGE"
New York, March 9. Otis S'dnuor,
tliu nctor, pleached at Iho Mt. Vol nun
Hnlvcrsallol Church yeM.n1.iy morn
ing. Tho actor's nephew, Uov.
Chnilcs I. Skinner. Is pastor of Iho
church nml his father, grandfather
nnd grent grandfather wcro preacliem
of tho denomination.
Sklnnor did not tnko u biblical text
ns tho basis of his dlscouise. Ho
thoso ns his eubject "Tho ICthlCi of
"Tho drama stntids recognized." ho
said, "ns onq of tho methods In which
tlie human mtlul has In nil ngcA sill
veil to utter Itrclf. There Is n dr.uua
tic element In our cnnuium intuid
vhlch lllcr.ituro and nrt, and moro
csperlnlly tho prercntntlons of Iho
Eli'Kc. meet, lululeler to, nnd Knllrfy
n 1101 nml demand by theco ruppllod.
Plist of all. thcro can bo Int'ono ii-ply
to nny Inquiry as to tho normal worth
of tho drama nnd Its relation to. tho
ilfo of tho community.
"A chirgo brought against Iho (hea
ter Is thnt It represents vice. Of
cdur?o It does; as It -lcprrKcntM vli
tuc, why not vlco? All people mo
not paragons of vlrlne. Hut for mo
rals, nu such. It Is rank absurdity lint
wo should uso them In tho theater"!!'
nny other nrt Nature pltllo33, beau
tiful, barbarous, soothing, murderous,
exalting iinturo Is Indifferent .to
them. Why rhoiild nrt tho haiil
maiden of nature, who takes only
bints nnd primal truths from her mis
tress, nbsorvo llieni? And our acta
must bo mortal for nil this."
Honolulu has well gained the repu
tation of being a clean city. Tho only
way we can maintain same Is by key
ing at work.
f - . .
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