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From San Francisco:
Siberia Aug. 17
For San Francisco:
Manchuria Aug. 10
Aornngl Aug. 22
Mnnuka Aug. 19
VOL. X. NO. 4073
GRAND JURY ON
Pineapple People '
Big Gainers In Report
Of Tax Appeal Court
IMin Tni-rlim-v tt llnwnll Inst nv
cry plmnpplo tut uppcil case on the
Island of Oahu, Tho decision In me
appeals of tho Wuhlawn l'lneapplo
Co, Honolulu Packing Co, Pearl City
Packing Co, and tho Hawaiian Pine-
uppla Co, was handed down this
morning by tho Tax Appeal Court,
which Is mado up of James V. Mor
gan, chairman: Walter 1 Dilling
ham, and J. V. Hi own. In tendering
thu decision tho court takes occasion
to slam tho last I.eglslatmo right
rojally by inferences.
Tho decision of the Tax Appeal I ptoductu) Bhall be exempt from tax
Ilomd meuus a matter of many thou-jntlon thereon; the only exception to
sands of dollais. as all the plneipplo this Is the protlso, 'That such ex
laud is now exempt from luxation, cmptlon shall not apply to any land
Tho Toirltoiy held that only forty In excess of foit ncres so used by
acres were exempt. any one person, Mrm, or corporation
"Tho appellants in those cases In the cultivntlo.i and production ot
claim that umloi tho existing laws of pineapples.' Whatotcr the Leglsla
a tho Territory, all propel ty lucd In turo mount, this Is what It said and
tho production of pineapples Is ex- the only question that appeals njec&s
onipt from taxation except as to land jsary for further consideration is whe
In excess of forty acres, the Tax As- "titer tho exemption applies, as claipi-t-essor
holding that the amended act ed bj Tax Assessor, only to the raw
as passed April l'.th, 1907. was In- product, and not to cinnei(es nnd
tended to?exempt"from taxntlon only ( machinery used for Inter, disposition
forty acres of land und such other of the "raw product."
property as Is actually and solely The court thus disposes of the up
used arid necessary to properly cultl- peals, and the Territory is the loser,
.te such forty acres; that such ex-'while tho ptno men are considerably
emption does ,not Include canneries, richer by tho decision.
laukea Will Insist
On Isoi Prosecution
INVESTIGATION BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
The inqulsltotlal committee ot tho
Hoard of Supervisor to which the
Investigation of the conduct of Sher
iff laukea in connection with the fa
mous Isot transactions has been
turned over, will go Into action to
morrow morning, when Jt will hold
Its first active meeting at the office
of County Attorney John Cathcnrt.
The meeting will start at 8:30
o'clock, and It seems likely that It
will bo quite a long one.
need a suitt We can show
you the finest in the city
the latest styles, single and
double breasted, iron.
They are custom made in
the latest styles, ot good, hon
est cloth, for a good, honest
Come and see them, Sir!
I The look IV
Corner of FORT and HOTEL,
fiml itntillpu nnlv ta itrnnnrtv used In
tho production of the'iuw product.
tiio viow or 1110 tux Assessor, now
.uter, this court ennnpt take.
"The wording of the law la clear
and tho couit cannot go hack ot tho
law Itself to find intentions not ex
"Section 1223 of tho Revised Laws
as amended . . . protldes that for
Hvo jeaia from Dec. 31st, 1907, All
piopert), teal and personal, solely
and actually In use In tho production
of pineapples (and othoi specified
County Attorney Cathcart has had
In hand the preparations for the
meeting, which huvo.ln the main con
sisted In gathering the documentary
evidence In the mntter, such as the
statements made by tho Sheriff, Isoi,
and Detective Townsend, whose offi
cial career, by the way, will end to
morrow. Isoi and the Sheriff will be the
main witnesses, it being the Inten-
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Petition Against Allow
ance Of Reyes' Final
In tho matter of the guardianship
of David Callllinn, a minor, to flnul
accounts of Ititjmoritl Iteycs us gunr-
j'"n' '" 1110 ln ' "v'ro "HI-
clsm, and now CuJIIhan, through his
nttorncjs, I.lghtfoot & Quurles, has
filed a petition In the Circuit Court
that tho final accounts of Reyes be
not apptoved or allowed.
Exceptions are taken to the ac
counts on a large number ot grounds,
among them bolng the fact that tho
final accounts ure seven In number
Instead of one, ns they should right
tuny uo. ic is aiso uiiegeu inai uiu
accounts are not (nil and 'complete,
and, in nil, 175 in rentals In differ
ent periods not accounted tor. Ex
ception Is taken to tho statement
balance" after each account for the
lenson that it is false, say the attor
ney of Culllhan. -It Is also charged
that the estate has been woefully
mismanaged, and has been handled
without regard to Its best Interests.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6.
SUGAR: 96 decree Centrifugals,
4.1S5 cents, or $88.50 per ton. Pre
vious quotation, 425 cents,
BEETS: 88 analysis, 10s. 2 l-4d.
Parity, 4.15 cents. Previous quota
tion, IPs. 3d.
Hawaiian Ballasting Co.
Builds Sacred Heart
The contract for the construction ot
the buildings for tho Academy of the
Sacrod Heart at Kulmukl, for which
bids wero opened yosterday, wus to
day awarded to the lowest of tho three
bidders, tho Hawaiian Ballasting Co.,
a Japanese concern of which K. Mat
sumoto is the manager.
Tills concern's bid was for 155,750,
but some modifications have been
made In tho plans In order to make
(hem coma within the approbation,
which will Bhavo down the contract
price a fow thousand dollars. It Is ex
pected, however, that tho features
which have been cut' out at present
will bo added to the buildings later on,
probably before tho construction has
A small blaze called tho fire de
partment to tho corner of Alapal and
lleretanla streets this afternoon. Tho
ft re was controlled shortly after tho
signals wero sounded.
Honest Executors are
no scarcer than honest
Dont Take Chances
We charge no more than the regu
lar fee allowed by the courts for Executors.
913 FORT ST- Honolulu
Bulletin Advertising Patrons
TORY OF 4 WAT, FRIDAY. AUGUST 7. 1908-8 PAGES
Sheriff-laukea and Ills various pill
Itlas were heard this morning before
the Territorial Grand Jury, and, from
the aspect of 'things at the present
time, there should be a warm report
emanate from that august Inquisito
rial body when the) have llnlshed
their searching' Investigation. Dep
uty Attorney Oeneral I.nrnnch Is
handling tho Grand Jur, and has
been busy the lost few dujs collect-
ami examining wit-
laukea was called before the Grand
Jury this morning, as was also Town-
send, tho officer on whom the Sheriff
teems to wish to'shtft blame. It Is
probable that laukea will not be call
ed before the jury again, but this Is
hardly true of Townsend, who will
probably be recalled
'"isoi, tho nole-gWr, has been sub
poenaed as a witness, und was wait
ing In the hallway' his morning. He
was, however, not called betore the
Grand'Jury. but wilt he called prob
ably some time lh!i afternoon. 'James
Hakuole, the rcjwrter 'who' secured" a
statement from Isoi. was hIso sub
poenaed' as a witness, but was not
called, this morning. Editor Sheba
of the Japanese newspapers here had
Ms hearing before the body. It Is
probable that Sheba's 'connection IU
the case came through hi 'publica
tion of a certain statement whlcH
came from Isoi. ' '
ALL ACCEPTANCES OF
BIDS ARE NOW MADE
Matter Of Food
Fleet 'Is Closed
G. J. Waller, manager of tho Metro
politan Meat Company, called ut tlu
Naval Station this morning and had
a conference with Paymaster 1. It.
Horenbcrgcr on the bids for supplies
for the Fleet.
The matter of bread supplies was
Tho following firms which Wero
awarded the contracts, give the do-
tall ot their bids as shown below:
Metropolitan Ment Co. Iioef, 16,200
lbs. at 9c: mutton. 19.700 'lbs. at llttc:
voKl, 43,000 lbs. at He; .pork, 50,000
lbs. at 17vic; bologna sausago, S3,' to
lbs tit 12Vc; C. sausages, 10,700 iTis.
at 14c; pork loins, 15,000 lbs. at 16s;
ham. 14,000 lbs. at 17c; hamburger
btcuk, 9900 lbs ut 10c; fish, 19,800 lbs,.
(0ontaud m Kg 4)
W. M. Olffard has been reaniiolnted
La member of the Park Commission by
Governor Froar. This was unnounced
J. Hopp & Co.,
185 S. XING. STREET.
Parcel or Letter
Our boys are as reliable as Uncle
Sam's postmen. Always on Call.
are never clafted among the unawakes
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. . WILL TOUR MAUI
The Central Commlttcu of the Dem
ocratic party will hold u meeting this
evening nt which It will decide on tho
date fdr the ratification meeting at
which the nomination of llryan will bo
ratified as well as tho actions of tho
local Democratic delegates to tho IX li
It Is probable that the meeting will
bo set for noxt Thursday, this date be
ing chosen on account of the fact that
Link McCundless and Ed. Ingham arc
punning in iase a trip to aioiokui ana
Maul, startlns nyxt Krldav.
The Democrats hate been apprised
nt ttlii.fnnl tlin, ll.mnl,,. O..... lnlnMnl
u. iiiuini tttu, .it-unit,, fiAiti nui.uiu
has already started on a tiiur around i
MAul tot the pin pose of Htlrrlng up
Interest In the ItepublicHii runks, and
tho trip of I.luk and Inghnni uppcuis
to ba something of u counter mote.
Bccretnty Inhn Kmmeluth of tho
Central Commltto- stated this morn
ing that the main purpose of the trav
elers would be to organize- homo pre
cinct clubs in localities where tho
Democratic part had heretofore
lacked organization. On Molokul thou
were three Democratic precinct clubs,
hut an additional one was needed,
while In Maul there were flto more
precinct clubs needed, while there
were three clubs which were at pres
ent only Indifferent!) organized, lug
ham and McCandles would orgauliu
new.preclilct clubs whii"sMh
were needed, and they would also con
duct a campalgu of education, explain
ing the now rules of tho party, In
order that everything might tun
along smoothly when tho time came
for tho primary elections. ,
FATHER AND SON
Fllmer Jr. In Charge
When tho Hongkong Maru urrttes
In port next, week, she will have as
her skipper W. C. T. S. Fllmer, son
of Capt. W. E. Fllmer, who Is In com
mand or the America Mum, now in
port, Tho Hongkong ' Maru comes
Irbm Yokohama, and the America
Maru Is going out to tho Orient this
kfternoun, so that father and son will
pass at sea. ,
Catitaln Kilmer. Jr.. is only. 3& years
of .ago, and the nows of his appoint
ment comes as a, pleasant surprise fo
shipping people both horc and In San
Francisco lie has had his present
lank as captain for two yearn past.
Hr'Tor Rent" cards
en salt at
S.S. Hilonian, Aug. 11th
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ALLIGATOR PEARS, PINEAPPLES,
, Island Fruit Co.,
72 .8. XING. PHONE 15.
FINEST IN .THE CITY AT
Drug Co., Ltd.
IT'S FINE! TRY IT ATTHE
A. Y. CAFE
FLEET NEAR PORT
AUCKLAND, N. Z , Aug. 7.
in port. The American Atlantic Battleship Fleet is 360 milc3 from nort
.and is encounte"g gtoy wtather;..
TEHERAN, Persia, Aug. 7. Tlie Shah has borrowed $250,000. from
the Russian bank, giving the crown jewels as security.
m i i a
WINNIPFO Munitnho Amr
. WiflHirtU, BaiUtODa, Aug,
,pnB "Bht against the strikers.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Turkey. Aus.
of War. and others have been arrest
a plot to assassinate the Sultan.
ARMY SHuOi BEGUN
CHICAGO, 111.', Aug. 7. The shooting 'contest for marksmanship
ors in the Army has begun at Fort Sheridch'.
' ZEPPELIN'S NEW AIRSHIPS
different models from which he will
one lost. .
DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM INTJOSTON
BOSTON, Mass, Aug. 7. A thunderstorm passed otcr the city to
day, doing much damage.
CHOLERA IN RUSSIA
BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 7.
Almost all the principal Japanese,
houses suspended business this aftcr
roon In honor of Consul and Mndam
Salto, who Icatc by the America
The Japancso Consulate is 'being
crowded by the prominent Japanese,
extending their farewell uloha to
their Consul and his wife. The flow
ers' nnd lois are plentiful, and a largo
number ot the Japanese community Is
In waiting for the Consul.
Announcement from a semiofficial
I source at Itomo Is thnt the murrtage
oi miss itaincnno KiKlns and tho
Duke of tho Abruzzl will bo in be to-
When This Stamp
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is on a pair of shoes you know they are right in every way,
in wear, correctness of style, perfect fit. We are .sole agents for
these shoes and have some nice styles to select from.
Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd.
1051 Fort Street- Telephone 282
Slow stocks in merchandising usu
ally begin to move as soon as a little
Special Publicity is dcotid to them.
Knotty timber requires sharp wedges
and hard hittinir. The Bulletin
is easily Honolulu's Best marketplace.
PRICE 5 CENTS
The supply ship CuIroa has arrived
reparations are under way for a
7. Rina ?a3ha, former Minister
presumably for complicity with
Aug- 7. Count Zeppelin has
construct airships to replace
. i m
Cholera is epidemic in Southeastern
FLOAT DITCH BONDS
Tho I hi malum ditch bonds hate
ctorj promise of being tloatcd suci
eessfully b) a I-ondon sjndlcato uc
tordlng to the Information received
In this morning's mall by Harry
Low Is and his associates.
"Ot eourso there Is many n slip and
wo do not want to be too sure." said
Mi. Ix-wls this nftVfnoon, "but the
Indications arc tory fatornblc."
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif Aul. 7.
SUGAR: Beets, 88 analysis. 10s. Par
ity, 4.11 cents.
10s. 2 l-2d.
The Weekly Edition of the Evening
Bulletin gives a complete summary of
the news of the day.
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