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THE KEY TO HONOLULU'S
From San Francisco: .
Mnnrlmrln Aug. 31
I'or San Francisco:
Atniupitit Aug. 26
Manuka Sept. 19
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THE EVENING BULLETIN
VOL. X. NO. 4089
IO PAGES-HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 26 1908-10 PAGES
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 2G.
The Pacific Flcst ur.drr Admiral
Swinburne reported today by wire
less. The Fleet is 500 iniirs from
rort and making satisfactory prog
less in pleasant weather.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 26.
Wade Ellis of Ohio has been appoint
ed Assistant Attorney General. Ellis
was Attorney Ocneral of Ohio 1904-G
and drafted the Municipal Code of
WON BY INFANTRY
CAMP PERRY, 0., Aug. 20. Tho
Infantry won the National trophy for
the marksmanship contest. The Na
vy was second.
CANNIBAL OF RUSSIA
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug.
20. Lnmut. a tribesman of Siberia,
killed and devoured his brother, his
wife, end four children.
BAUER IS CHAMPION
SYDNEY, Aus., Aug. 2C In the
boxing contest held tonight Bauer
defeated Frederick and won the fcath
f.rwcight championship of the Amer
REFINED SUGAR DROPS
.HEW YORK, N. Y., Aug. 2G. Re
fined sugar was today reduced ten
cents a bundled.
ATLANTA !S FLOODED
AUGUSTA, Ga Aug. 2G. The
city of Atlanta is flooded,
OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 20. J. R.
Knowland was today renominated for
Congress by tho 'Republicans.
IS SULTAN OF MOROCCO
TANGIER. Morocco, Aug. 20.
Mulai Hand lias been proclaimed Sul
SW BULLETIN AD8 PAY
IS A DBESS SUIT
That's about what it amounts to in Honolulu, where
the men wear their coils open, or no coal at all. The neg
ligee thirt is really the most dressy Garment a man wenrs
during business hours.
, Our CLUETT, STAR, nnd WILSON BROS, negligee
shirtr, afford you a vnriety that cannot bo. equaled elsewhere
in the city. As we carry nil three lines, we ore enabled to
offer yo;t exclusive patterns. .
You probably arc already aware that the nbovc lines
skin anything else in the shirt line.
Wc have a new Hue of E & W Soft Shirts.
The Kash Co, Ltd.,
Corner Fort and Hotel Streets
WILL BE ARRESTED
K. .1. Lout, tonti actor, will bo nr
reulcd thh uriciiioiiii on thu cliarRO
Hint lie has Ijccii "excavating from a
harbor without tho consent of or uu
tliorlty from the War Department."
Captain Olwoll and United States Dis
trict Attorney ltrcckons had a long
consultation tills morning and it was
decided that this would probably lio
tho best mnnnor of stopping the work
that la at incbcnt going on in the har
bor. It Is thought piolialile that I-ord
will secure hia iclcaso on ball at
once after arrest, but It Is belloved
that ho will bn rc-arrcstcd. as tho
attitude of the. nuttiurltloH Is to pi ess
their point until they secure tho ces
sation of work objectionable to Capt.
Ah Yau Hangs Himself
At The Chinese
Ah Yau, a. patient at tho Chinese
Hospital, committed sulcldo at that
Institution last night. He had been
under treatment there for soimi tlmo
past, suffering from tuberculosis, and
It Is thought that despondenco caused
! by bis prolonged Illness led him to
(nku his own life.
A nurso who wanted to glo Ah
Yau mnio mill; at about t o'clock this
irornlng. found that tho patient had
loft his eot, and went to look fur
him.. Sho found him hanging from
tho ernnda, lifo being at that timo
extinct. Tho man had fashioned a
lope from his undershirt, 0110 end of
which he had tied to tho lattice on
tho veranda. The other cud ho had
tied around his neck, whereupon ho
had climbed I bo raiting nnd jumped
to Ills death.
Tho dcccaf-cd was about 35 jears
of age. A coroner's jury was taken
to view tho remains this forenoon and
will ho In schslon this evening.
(leu. .1. II. Super has made a splendid
present to tho Territory of n fluo fni).
loot Hag pole, and It will piobably bu
set up liy Superintendent of Public;
Woiks Mnrhton Campbell In .Maklkl
""333"irk within a few days.
However, according to Mr. Hrock
oiih, stringent measuios will not be
reported to, unlc3s they are found
necessary. An Inforiiiutlon will ho
filed against tho dredging company
home time today on tho name
gi omuls as tho charge against Lord.
The object of all thli is to bo suro
to came the discontinuation of tho
work In the harbor as It Is now being,
Tho warrant for arrest will bo
Eprved on Mr. Lord this afternoon.'
The dispute between tho eontractors
land tbo United States Knglnecrs Of
fice has arisen over tho fact that the
former have, been dumping the spoil
rained by their dredgcrtt along a por
tion of thu waterfront other thiiu
that designated by Captain Otwell.
Chinese Application Is
Turned Down By
The Hoard of Liquor Commissioners
held their icgtilar meeting yesterday
'afternoon. Only rontlno IniHluers was
transictoil, for then: were only two
matters of any Importance tint eamo
bcfoie I ho Hoard.
Tho application of Tims Chn.ig Tong
for a lotall liquor llcciibu for p. haloon
on thu comer of Maunakeu and Hotel
utreets was lefm-ed, on the ground
that tbero was no need of a Chinese.
saloon In that vicinity, them liallig al
ready nnti on tho opposite t-ldo of tho
Micet. It has also developed that
Tung Choug Lung Is n nnu with a
ivery unsavory reputation. Ho hail a
saloon In tho samu location some tlmo
ago, and It was a notoriously bad
placo. Tung bus been n legnUr up-
plleant for a llcenso of Into, but ho
has been consistently turned d'jvvn,
Another matter that win b, ought
before tho Hoard was tho opinion of
tho Attorney Ocneral with regards to
tho application of Mrs. Klenime for a
Sunday privilege for hor AIoIm Alna
restaurant, for which tho now hnldn a
restaurant license. At tho time she
was granted hur restaurant llcenso.
she becured the written permission of
the property holdcis In that vicinity
In her Inning a license, without a Sun
day piivilegc, nnd. when she made, ap
plication for tho Sunday pilvllcge, tho
Hoard asked tho Attorney fieneral
whether or not she would havo to get
tho permission of tho property holdern
for this. Mr. Ilcmenwny has lendcind
tho opinion that Mrs. Klemino' will
have, to go through tho sumo formality.
'An Injunction will bo taken out
against tho Hawaiian Dredging Com-
Ipany tills afternoon to arovont any
fuither work In tho harbor. This
was fo stated by United States Dis
trict Attorney llreckona shortly after
noon today. Kd. Lord has been nr
icstcd by United States Marshal Hen
dry, and It Is probablo that ho will
furnish hail Immediately.
. A Burglar
Has No Chance
of getting into our safe deposit vault.
Neither has fire. Whatever you put
I in it yon may be sure that you can
take out again in perfect condition.
I We furnish a private room for safe
deposit box renters, where they may
I examine papers, etc., privately.
Only $5 a Year
W. D. SMITH SEES LITTLE PROSPECT
OF GOVERNMENT BY COMMISSION
Those who spenk of tho rxcrllen'
government of tho District of Colum
bia by Commission do not ntways stop
lo think of tho great difference there
would bo If such a government were
established In thepo Islands," Mild V.
O. Smith this morning In speaking of
tho renewed talk of (iovcrnniout by
Commission for lluvnii,
"Tho District of Columbia Is tho
Capital of the Nation Tho affairs of
the District nru under tho dally ob
servation of thu members of Congress,
and vtn must not forget thai Ihcro Is a
special commute u of Congress to deal
with tho District. Tho meinbers of
Congress Hru a part of llio District so-to-spejik,
and there Is no ground what
ever for comparison of conditions that
would exist under (Internment by
Commission in these lalan.ls fur from
TO AID CONCERT
Kawaiahao Singers To
Render Selections At
Not an empty teat. -This Is the hope
of tho committee for tho concert next
Saturdny night lor tho bonefit-of tho
lepers' Moving I'lcturc fund, The sale
of tho tickets has been steadily gotng
on nnd before tho box ofilco opened at
Dergstrom's this morning thero were
applicants awaiting reservations. Tho
probability Is that tho splendid pro-,
gram provided will causo society and
music lovers lo roll up In strength, In
which caso n bumper houso Is assured
nnd thai n splendid machlno arid good
supply of films will bo purchased to
bring tho settlement Into closer touch
with tho outside, world.
Tho generous response to nld the
concert from every ono approached,
sho'ws that Honolulu's sympathy Is
with tho project. A program of music,
hong nnd nrt has been provided which
will plcaso all classes of the commun
ity and two items of unique Interest
nro promlbcd. Tho beautiful sketch
of Ella Wheeler Wilcox entitled "Art
versus Cupid." which was first pro
duced hero by Mrs. ilumphris and
little Miss Fsrrlngton, and which has
beer, such a great success East that
it will be put on by Kroliman, will be
given with tho original cast and tho
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tho center of legislative, authority,
(live Hawaii tho United States Con
gross in cession at Honolulu nnd there
would be a somewhat Hl'iillar situa
tion, hut not otherwise'.
"Furthermore, I think there Is a
great deal of exaggeration Indulged in
In connection with tho Japinese vot
ing population. I don't think that tho
Japanese voto will be overwhelming
or that It may lie classed as dangerous
to American interests.
"Assuming that this Island Is to lie
made, as we hope It will, a inllltar;
and naval stronghold. It h nafn to na;
that the strictly Aniorlon ixipulBtlnu
that will be added to our voting lists
as a result of tho development of the
various military and naval stations
will more than overbalance any In
crenso that may come from tho Japuv
STRAUSS GUN WAS
LOADED FOR LAWYER
Took Gun From Attorney
Who Wanted To Kill
An Investigation which was mad
to ascertain whence Lawyer BtrausB
secured the revolver with which ho Is
alleged to have trjed to threaten Julia
Dtedrlch, a fair hello girl, Into a
speedy marriage, has led to the dis
covery of the fnct that If Strauss hud
not managed to get hold of tho weap
on, the owner thereof would quite
Piobably have committed murder
with It himself.
It was learned Indny that Strauss,
while ho wai wnltlng at the Y, M.
O. A. to meet the fair Julia, encoun
tered another legal gentleman, who
is alleged to have had a revolver, a
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Will Not Lower Rentals
Of Kapaa Lands
Colonel 'ft. S. Spalding, ovner ot
the Makee Sugar Company, called on
Governor Krear this morning, and
submitted the old proposition regard
ing Kapaa lands. In other words,
Mr, Spalding says that If the Govern
ment will reduce tho appraised rent
als on ccrtnln of these lands, and will
then put them up, tho Mnkce Sugar
Company will consider Mia proposi
tion. And, from the attltudo tnken by
the Territory throughout, and the
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S.S. ALAMEDA, Aug. 26
ALLIGATOR TEARS, PINEAPPLES,
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
J. Hopp & Co.,
1B5 S. KING STREET.
esc-Amcrlcan citizens. I do not think
the fear Is well founded.
"I can very well understand how
military and naval men looking over
tho field from a purely military nnd
naval standpoint would bcllcvo that a
strict and absolute control was the
only proper thing. Hut tho Idea Is not
In keeping with tho general scheme of
American government, nnd It seems
Improhablo that Congress would start
out on such a policy of governing any
recognized Territory of the United
States. Ours Is not a strictly military
nnd naval Government.
"And as for this matter of our pres
ent elcctorato nnd tho government of
tho islands as carried on under thn
Organic Act, I am suro that tho rec
ord of our government slnco tho Tor
rltory was established will compare
BIG INCREASE IN
Absence of Leafhopp
Accounts For Big
The good price of sugar and tho
total absence of leafhopper from this
year's crop his so swelled tho earnings
or the Onomca plantation thnt at a
meeting of tho Board of Directors of
that corporation held yesterday after
noon It was decided to Increaso the
dividend paid to the stockholders, the
Increaso being, however, moro In the
nature of an extra dividend.
"It was decided to Increaso the dlv
Idcnt from forty cents to a dollar a
share," said Oeo.'H. Robertson, the
manager of Drewer k. Co. agents
of the plantation, this morning. "This
win ug in force during thu months of
September, October, November nnd
December. Tho increaso really takes
the form of an extra dividend, nnd
will have no effect on tho dividends of
"Tho big prices paid for sugar this
year has enabled tho plantation to pay
this dividend, and tho total absence of
leafhopper from the cano this season
is to my mind responsible for tho big
crop, which, though It has not all been
taken off yet, can be expected to run
up to 16,600 tons, which is n wonder
ful crop, far beyond our expectations,
"The absence of tho leafhopper has
been marked In all tho plantations In
the llllo district, and has mado all
plantations turn out crops far In ex
coss of the original estimates. Thus
Peeekeo and Honomu havo exceeded
the original estimates by 1500 tons
each, and the Ookala plantation has
turned out 1300 tons more than was
The Pacific Meet Executive Commit
tee will hold n meeting tomorrow af
ternoon, at which tho chairmen of the
sub-conimltteos who wcro npoplntcd
yesterday, will report on tho member
ship which they havo chosen on their
1051 Fort StTMt.
I favorably with any Territory of tho
United States nnd with a good sliaro
I of the Stales. We havo nothing to be
ashamed or. We tiavo reason to oo
proud of the record. Tho Hawaiian
Ameilcnus have done well. Suppose)
there have been sonio mistakes mado
In the beginning, it was to bo expect
ed that some friction might nrlso from
tho radical changes. The record ot
the Territorial govcrlimenl Is a gooil
'one. What might be necessary If tho
I whole placo should run wild. Is an
other thins, but wo haven't gono wild
jet. Our government nnd the general
capacity of tho pcoplo for self govern
ment Is Improving all tho time.
I "I do not soo nny good reason or
probable case for tho United Statei
Congress to turn us over ;i flovorn
ment by Commission. Not yet."
USE OWN POWER
r.Long Yoyage or several
Years Ago Is
It Is probable that through at least
a part of the present voyage of tho
Pacific Fleet tho destroyers which nro
coming with tho cruisers will go un
der their own steam. Leaving San
Kranclsco, they wero towed, but It la
not at nil certain that this mode ot
procedure will be kept up throughout
Tho trip between this place and
the Coast Is not so difficult aa somo
which have been negotiated by theso
little craft, or others like them. Sev
eral years ago, llvo destroyers of tho
same class steamed from Norfolk, Va
to Manila successfully. On ono leg ot
this trip, between San Juan nnd tho
Canaries, the little vessels wro buck
ing Into the teeth ot tho trades, In
stead of coming along with them, an
they will in tho trip down from San
The cadets of tho Jnpancso train
ing bhlp Talsel Maru, which arrived
yesterday nro this afternoon giving
a tea party on board her for tho Kclo
bareball team, which puzzled anil
beat the Diamond Heada last Sun
day. A largo number of tho cadets aro
visiting the city this afternoon, re
turning to tho ship in time to meet
tho Kelo boys, many of whom wero
their schoolmates In Japan.
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