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EVKNINO BULLETIN. HONOLULU. T.'H.iSATim'DAV, 'XUfi. 20, lfldSJ
TESTIMONY BEFORE SUPERVISORS IN INVESTIGATION
It ".. -
Two Days Information Gleaned By Special Com
mittee of Supervisors Isni Tells His Story of
His Dealings With Sheriff's Office-Presents
He Made And Other Transactions
TRANSCRIPT OF TESTIMONY AND'
PROCEEDINGS IN RE INVESTI
GATION OF C. P. IAUKEA,
SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY OF
Saturday, Aiir. 8, 1908.
Testimony of Itoi.
Question. What In our name?
Answer. Klklchl Isol.
Q. Where do you live? A. At Iwi
lei. Q. How long hnvo you lived there?
A. About tin co joniB and eight
Q. You leaso property over there
bonne and lot? A. Yes.
Q. And sub lease them to Japan eso
women? A. Yes.
Q. It Is twllel wheio you reside,,
and generally speaking It is that part
of Iwllel that has been kept by women
for the purposo of prostitution? A.
YeB. Wo havo some other people who
are not prostitutes, but most of them
q. That part of Iwllel where pros
titution has been segregated, is It not?
Q. Do you-know Sheriff Iaukca? A.
Q. How long 'hnvo you known him?
A. I knew him for the last year and
Q. IIhvc you known him that long
personally to talk with him? A. I
had first conversation with tho Sheriff
on tho 7th of April of this year, prior
to that date I had no conversation
Q. And whero was It that j cm first
had the conversation with him on tho
7th of this year? A. At my house
near tho verandah.
Q. Who wbb present besides your
self and tho Sheriff ? A. Chief Talor
and Special Officer Townsend was
Q. Was that In tho day time or In
tho night time? A. During night.
"Q . What did tho Shcrlrf Ba' to you
thero. If anything? A. Yes, tho Shor
iff told me'llieri that the stockade must
bo closed on the namo evening, and ho
told-1110 to tell the women to that ef
fect. Q. Was that all that he said to you
thcrwat that time? A. That was all.
Q. How did ho say It to you, in
English, or through Townsend the
Jaimneso Interpreter? A. Ho spoko in
English and Townsoud Interpreted.
Q. What did jou say to the Sher
iff on that occasion? A. I did not say
Q. Ileforo thU tlino, you never had
any convocation with the Sheriff had
you ever met him before? A. Prior
to that time I knew him only by sight.
I neither had any conversation nor
saw him anywhere personally
Q. Had yon made any presents to
him or any kind beforo this? A. I
made 'a present to him January last
year- not January, but In December
at Christmas time,
Q. What was tho present? A. Four
Q. What kind of chairs? A. Ord
innry chairs, but they wore valuable
kind; each chair cost $7.00.
q. Tell us how you made that lires
ent, how you delivered it? A. I went
up thero to Sheriff b houso with Town-
send, but tho Sheriff was absent ut
that time. tI saw Mrs. laukea and
through Townsend I niado a present
of tho chairs and said that was my
Christmas piesent to tho Sheriff.
Q. Did you state who you were? A.
Townsend told Mrs. Iaukoa who I was.
Townsend put down my name on n
slip of paper in English and I left
Cigars to Taylor.
q. Did you mako any other presents
to tho Police Officers at that time? A.
I made a present of clgais to Mr. Tay
lor. q. How many cigars? A. I do not
remember tho liumbor of boxes, but I
know thu value; I paid $20,00 for ephonod over to tho hack stand,
them. I q. That is, tho telephone In Iwllel
Mil. AIlCirEH ut tho hack stand? A. Yea.
q. .Manila cigars? A. I do not q. Ho telephoned over to you for
know what kind they were. I bough; you to send tho note over that he
It at GtuiBt-Eaklii's Cigar Store, ut tho wanted to pay It? A. Yos, that was
time I bought about $40.00 worth' of . it.
cigars. q. Now you then did not see tho
MR. CATHCAKT Sheriff personally at any tlmo about
q. And $20.00 worth of It went to this loan up to the tlmo of Its pay
Taylor? A. Yes, made a present of ment? A. No, I never had any con
It at tho offlco of tho Police Station. , variation with the Sheriff directly, nl-
q. lly you? A. Yes, I wont up wnyt, through Townsend as u go ho
thero accompanied by Townsend, . twocn.
q. Is that all tho Christmas pros-1 q. You saw tho Sheriff personally
cuts you mailo to thu Police officers? oiutho night of tho 7th or April of this
A. Yes, that is all. , year, when did you see him personally
$100 Loan, again to havo a talk with him? A. I
q. Now uftcr tho 7th day of Am.il, next buw tho Sheriff about tho 18th or
when did you havo any money trans- 20th of May.
-tlonB with tho Sheriff, if you did havo q. Whcio was It jou saw him on
nny? A. On 1st of last May 1 mado tho 18th or 20th of Muy? At. At his
u loan or $100.00 to tho Sheriff. .office, Police Station.
' q. Just stale how that loan wbh1 q. Who was present besldec your
made descilbo how It waB lliado? A. helf and tho Sheilff, If anybody? A.
About 4 o'clock In thu afternoon of Townsend.
Mny 1st, Mr. TowiiBond canio to my I q. Tho conversation you had thero
hoiiho and nsked a loan of $100.00, and was through Townsend ua intcipreter,
when I asked him who thnt monoy waa Is that right? A. Yes.
for ho said It wus for the Sheriff, tho q. What convornntlon took placo
Shcrlrf waa in n financial stress and between jou and tho Sheriff on that
wanted to get tho loan of $100.00, nnd occasion? A. I wont up to unk tho
I said alright Iwlll loan tho money,
but I wanted a'nota'for It, thou Town-
hend told mo ho would go and get It. Talk With Sheriff.
Well, Townsend catno back with a q. State as well as you can remem
noto from tho Shcrlrf and I nsked him lior, whnt ho said and what you said?
to sign his name to It, to bo witness. A. Tho Shorlff said he, himself, was
I gnvo him the $100.00. In favor of keeping Iwllel open, but
q. How longwns tho noto to run, thero wa3 a law which forbids It, so
do you remember. A. Ono month. ' ho could not do otherwise
q. Whero Is that noto now, havo Laborers Don't Count,
you got It? A. I gavo It back to tho q. Anything olho? A. Nothing
Sheriff on Juno 2nd lust. I morn was Bald ut tho first Interview,
q. Ho paid It then on Juno 2nd. A. but I went up to boo him for tho samo
No; money was not paid on that dato. purposo em tho 25th of Maj Sheriff
q. How did jou happen to give it.
hack to tho Sheilff on Juno 2nd. '
A. In this way. Townsend sent a
linckHo my houso and requested mo to
come ncr to his house, when I went
to his house, ho told me he asked If
I had the Sheriff's nolo in my posses
sion and I Bald "Yes," then Townsend
usked mo to havo that substituted for
tho ono of his own noto and I agtccd.
q. Thai Is Townsend asked you to
give back tho Sheriff's noto and take
In Its) place a noto signed by Town
send. A. Yes. That Is It was to be
made such 11 way that Sheriff give
Townsend a noto for $100.00 and on
tho part of Townsend It was this
way, tho Sheriff was to give a noto to
Townsend for $100.00, and Townsend
was to pass that same noto to Isol.
Q. And then you wore to mm under
the nolo which tho Sheriff had given
to you, and which was payablo to you?
A. Yes. 1
Q. So that tho noto In your posses
sion for tho $100.00 would bo a noto
from the Sheriff to Townsend Instead
of ono from tho Sheriff to you? A.
q. When TownBcnd told you this at
his houso, what then occurred? A.
Well I surrendered Sheriff Iaukoa a
noto and took tho other note In Its
q. Did yon havo tho noto of Inuken
to you In your possession thero at
Townscnd'H house? A. YeB.
q. And did Townsend havo tho sub
stituted noto from the Slier I IT to Town-
send at tho time. A. No, ho did not
havo It ready then, but lie said ho
would get it next day, and 1 surrend
ered tho Sheriff's noto then upon tho
promise of Toynsend that he would
bring it to mo tho next day.
q, Ho did give tho substituted note
tho next day, did he? A. Yes.
q. Now you say this was in the
night tlmo or tho 2nd day of June,
what tlmo of tho night was It! A. It
was about midnight about 12 o'clock.
q. Up to tho tlmo that Townsend
sent a hack for you that night for
you to conin to his house, had jou nny
talk with him or Iaukoa In rofcrenco
to this, noto? A. I did not hear any
thing prior to that tlmo.
q. How was It that you happened
to have tho Sheriff's note In your
pocket when you went to Townsend's
houso? A. That Is about tho tlmo
that tho noto oxpfrcd. Tho term ex
pired so I thought I better tnko tho
q. This substituted note, whero Is
that now? A. When tho money was
paid later I gave back the note to
q. When wiib (ho money paid? A.
About Juno 7th or 8th. I am not nu to.
q. Is thero any Interest In tho noto
mentioned? A. No Interest was men
tioned. q. What is tho idea of changing
that noto from Iaukoa to Townsend
nnd then from Townsend to Isol? A.
Townsend explained the. matter In tl-.'s
way, that the fact of $f00.00 loan be
enmo known to Chief Taylor and Sher
iff laukea did not llko It bo ho wanted
to havo tho matter covered up by sub
sctltutlng tho old noto with tho new
ono, which had no name of mine.
q. You say that Townsend told
you Taylor hud found out about tho
loan nnd tho note, had you told Tay
lor? A. No.
q. You know how Taylor had found
It out? A. I do not know how ho
found out. '
q. The substituted noto was paid
on Juno 7th or 8th, whero was'lt paid?
A. I sent my cleik with tho noto and
ho came, back with tho money, so II
do not know whoru It wns paid.
q. Whero did you send him to? A.
I sent him to tho Police Station be
cause Townsend telephoned over from
q, Townsoud you hay telephoned
over to you? A. Yes, Townsend tel
SlicrllT it thero wns un piospcct oi re-
told mo that no perbonauy wanieu iwi
lcl open, but thoro wns u mlsslonaryl
mooment which wanted the place '
closed and ho could not do anything
against tho missionary, except by the
petition of prominent citizens. I nuked
him If he was not going to o.icn tho
placo with that petition signed by a, with tho note, but Townsend was nb
thousand nnmes, lie said that petition tent nnd Mrs. Townsend nuked me If
did not count anything because It was I had that note arid flic; said Town
signed by all laboierB. ' f,rnv left word With her to oxchango
q. That Is tho petition, Is it not,
that was. signed by Hnwallaus? A. bo
q. Was thero nnythiug more on
that second conversation on tho 25th
of May? A. I asked him If they woro J
not some piomlnent citizens who had
made a petition In a paper ror oienlng
Iwllel, Sheriff Bald thero was 110110. Mo
(.aid further that If members of either
tho dram! Jury or tho Do.iul of Hup
crvlsorH would sign to tho petition
then he would open Iwllel.
q. When this money wns loaned,
$100, was Iwllel closed down? A.
Yos. certalnlv nfter Iwllel wnH closed.
Iwllel was closed about tin. 7th of
April and tho noto was made May 1st.
q. And was It closed all up to tho
tlmo that jou went to see Iho Shcr'f
on tho 2r,tb or Mnv. tbn Inst tonv, run-
Hon jou talked nbout7 A Yos, wl-
lei wns closed right along until about
q. Whether all theso piocuU to
Iaukca or to Tuylor anl with HiIb
$100.00 that Iaukoa lion era oil fiom
Inuken or to Townsend, wns It n
hrlbo? A. I did not mean to make
any brlbo to these officials, but I
know It wns tho custom among tho
white people to mnko presents.
q. And tho loan of $100 wns r.ol In
tended by von iiH u bilbe. was It? A.
I did not mean nt nil to mako n lirlli'
or had no such meaning. I inuc'b tho
loan ut tho request of the Sheuff.
12 M. Tho committee adjourns un
til 10 n. in. Monday.
Monday, August 10, 1908.
Examination by Mr. Mllvcrton. In
terpreted by Mr. Sheha.
I wish to ndd something mora to tho
statement which I made day bofoiu. """ "" ,, , . ..
yesterday. On tho night of tho 7thl Q- Aftci this note tinnsactlon was
of April when tho Sheriff caino Io my , ' c "V 't tin. Mh of Juno. v. lien
house he said another thing that tho ' '' "xt "J" "' ,bllfc' "', A-
prostitutes would bo arrested any- Sometltno after Ji Jltli I don t re-
whero. If found. (I did not say thnt member which It wns. lie ween Juno
Saturday, bo I wanted .to put It In ) 2" ",,(1 I,0,-Rt lJ,nT "f ",0 ""I" .''
The first tlmo I Baw Sheriff laukea w sllcI"lrf twlto-oueo on Satur
wan about April ICth was on April ,laP I11"1 "co "" b'l
5tju Sheriff Wanted to Know.
Mil. MII.VEIITON I q- Which enmo first Iho Saturday
n v.., .... ,i. Tii.9 a rin ti.n Ititoivtew or Humlds A. On that
7th, tho Sheriff came In my house.
but tho first tlmo I went to his oillco
was on tho 15th of April
O. Did nu f.tnto nn ttin Till
April, J908, that wns tho flint comer-
satlon you had with tho Sheriff? A.
Yes, that was the first tlmo I had .1
I conversation with him.
ant. .mii.veki um
AIK1 Hint WUS UIO UlllO IIO CnillO
up to Iwllel? A. Yes, he canio to
my house accompanied by Mr. Tuylor
und Mr. Townsend.
q. How long did that conversation
last thero? A. Very short time.
( At that time, did Townsend
Introduce jou to tho Sheilff? A. Yep.
q. What did ho say In Introducing
j-oii? A. Why ho pointed to tho
Sheriff nnd told mo he wus tho Sheilff.
q. And whnt did you tell tho Sher
iff? A. Well, I didn't say unj thing.
q. Did Townsend tell the Sheriff
who you were. what your name whb?
A. Townsend said to Sheriff, point
ing to mo, this Isoi nnd I heard Mr.
Tuylor also toll It to tho Sheriff.
(J. About how long did thnt meet
ing last about how many minutes?
A. Only about five minutes.
Q. To that tlmo Iwllel had been
miming? A. Yea, up to thut night.
q. You hnld in your examination
on Saturday It was closed up to about
lime 15th? A. It io opened nbout
that tlmo never been opened until
O. And on Juno ICth it did ro-oncn?
A. Women Ihemsches opened tho
place at that time. "ay- . . ,
q. What occurred nnd what was q What Siimlnv was It llat you
the cause of Iho ro-openlng nt that1 saw tho Sheilff tho following Sun
tlmo? A. Well, thoy opened the I day? A. Yph. next ihy.
placo on their own account I don't' Asked Sheriffs Pardon, f,
know why tlmy ill I ll; prior to that Q. How did jou happen to r.ome to
time they camo and asked mo to boo the Sheriff's placo on Sunday? A.
what I could do In legard to tho ro-J Next day 1 went to teo Iho ShurllT lo
opeulng of tho place, but I told them ask IiIb pardon for letting tho matter
I could not do anything. - of $100 lenk out, and I nlcb bald I
q. How much property do jou con- scolded my wife and nsked his pir
tiol over there? A. I owned at tho I don ngaln. Tho Sheriff raid ho would
time six houses containing 48 looms ' pardon mo at that explanation I nudo
altogether, but I do, not own it now.
q. When did jou censo to own that
property? A. I told tho lesibo to
others on July ICth.
q. Tho whole?' A. Yes.
q. So yon hnvo no InteiestMn Iwi
lei now? A. 1 havo none since that
q. Hut what air.ingonient did you
havo with tho women, did jou simply
leaso tho rooms out' at so much u
month? A. That Is nil I get, tho rout
from thu women
q. I did not get your first name tho.
oilier day? A. Hlklchl Isol. (
O. That Is tho only name jou havo? .
That Is tho" only name jou havo?
A. Yes. although Bomctlmeu f mil
called Sone. My true namo Is Hlkl
chl Bonn, but I wiib udopted to tho
family of Isol later on, and sometimes
I uni called Bono und sonntlnios Isol.
Only One Isol.
q. Do jou Know wiietnor inero is
any other Isol lu town here, in Hono-, Townsend Bald that tho Sheriff want
lulu? A. Never huvo. Isol Is very td to sen me, but I again lefusod lo
well somo Jaimneso nnmes mo very go, then in tho evening tho Sheriff
common, for Instance Moto and n-
mnmoto thoy aro very common among
Japanese I think theru is no other
Isol u Honolulu, nut mybcir,
q. When was tho last tlmo jou
.... ., t.l. ,1... CI., .(,'
nun any cuuvL'ihuwuii nan iiiu .iiiuiiu
111 tefeienco to that nolo thai Is with
Townsend or with tho Sheriff? A.
About Juno 7th.
q. What occurred then? A. Well
didn't huvo tho co.iivoisallon with
either tlio Sheriff or Towiipcml un
that date, I made a iuIeiuKo, It hap-'
pened In thlb way, I went to Town
tend 8 houso either on ihe 7th or 8th
or 9th, of .Tune about that time
the noto with tho cash, which was
q. That wns tho last transaction
In legnrd to that llote? A Yes, that
was the last transaction.
q. Now ou say ou omitted to
speak of a conversation jou hud at
tho Sheriff a oillco on April lutli,
state what occunod at that tlmo? A.
On that dny when I saw the Shcilff I
asked him if I could not do something
to reopen Iwllel, and tho Sheriff said
Ithu missionaries are against It and
'they aro doing everything In prevent '
tho re-oponlng of Iwllel, and us it si'c wmiM allow Iwllel In be le-opened?
nirMiml tho lnw of the Torrllorv lull A. Oil tho 2Slh of ,lnj.
could not do It very well, although
ho, himself, favored Its opening. Ilo,1"" n" ' w" """ "unt p.ilng
told me that there were two Japanese
mlsslonarlcH who rathe with white
i q. This convercitloii occurred nt I
'tho Sheriff's officio did It. or at his I
.house? A. No, it did tint tnko place !
at tho Shorlff'B oirtco but in Chief Tay i
lor's office. There were present tho
Sheriff, Townsend and m self.
q. And what time of Iho dny was
It you went thero? A. I think it I
was between 10:30 and 11 In the
q. When ou went there did tho
Sheriff know who ou were? A. Na
turally ho ought, to havo known mo
becnuso I met h(ni on tho night of
i "O. Did ho say am thing which led
jou to' boliovo that he did know you?
i A. Of course ho knew mo by tho way,
ho talked to mo and the conversation
wo had, why 1 could tell he know mo
q. Uctweon tho time that ho first
ratno down to Iwllel, which w us Api II j
7th, and tho tlmo when jou Mgnod
tho noto, which. was Maj 1st. did yon
have any conversation with the Sheilft
I" "R".1"'1 "' ,lmt ""to' A- N"' u,al
Saturday n hack Was ent to mo fmin
tho Stntlon-Townset.d sent tho hack
'" to my houso, telling mo that tho
Sheriff wanted to see me: he wanted
to havo a conversation with me, tho
Sheriff inked mo Iin tho matter of
iu." man leaKcu inn, nun i unu
him that iny wife Clilso stioweii it l
.l r. lirccKtms. llivil (lie niii'liii (
...I .. I.nn, II tin ..! (hot ri.ln
I.,,. , A,.n.. .. I , ll ,..
V.. ...U ..." IV HU IP .. .. .. '
lll un ll lu nil, liliTMim .iwi i mm, V
have any cxpl'iuutlim to make, hi I
said to him by way of oxcu?u that I
wns on good terms with Mr. Hi column
and one day Mr. Hrcckons called on
us and nsked Chlso how tho was get
ting along and Chlse thought to tell
lliu truth to Mr llicckons sho said
wo were doing alright und then she
showed the check to Mr. lliockona.
That was not tho truth but I had to
mako Komo kind of excuse, bo I ex
plained tho mutlci In that wuj
q. Then what did tho Sheriff say?
A. I aUo said to thu Sheriff by way
of excuse that I scolded my wife for
showing tho note to Hrcckiius, then
tho Sheriff wanted mo to make n writ
ten statement Well then I said that
I will go homo and consult with my
I wife. At tho tlmo Iho Sheilff Bhowcl
mo the petition fiom tho mlssluu-trlo:,
I saw about 25 namc3 on It nu 1 tho
Sheriff said that i all tho n'ason he
could not allow me to le-open Iwllel.
0 Did hi iipp'T ung-y rt tint
tln tint the S'imi loan had leaked
out? A. I thought ''. '
q. Did anything upif liccu- on that
,. Tint, Is nil o:i Satur-
he was rather pleat.cd, but ho Bald
he did tint llko the attitude of Mr.
Uieckons in this matter.
q. An j thing etsu?, A. Then 1
rhook hand with him und. thou r.iinii
q. No other tnlk at that tlmo? A.
That Is nil,
q. When la tho other tlmo that jou
had a tulle with Iho Sheilff? A. Next
tlmo I met him at mv liuit.
q. At Jour housn? A. Yes.
q. When was that? A. Tho fol
lowing Monday night.
J, How did ho hip.iLti lo conn
theio, do you know? A. On Mm
morning Townsund nn' for. Chlso,
wife, but Chlso did nut llko to go
iiiiuiiuiiK j uwiiauiiu red' lui'iaunu, uij
wife, but Chlso did nut llko to go and
boo tho Sheilff hccnun tho had told
everything to Mr. Hreckons, then
Towiihcnd sent for pie, but I rorusoil
to go also, then Mr Townsend' c.imo
to my house In tho afternoon and
Bpol.o about tho matter.
q! What did ho bpeak about? A.
camo to my house with 'Iowiibciui.
q. Then what nccuned ut that
tlmo? A, Ho asked mo first If Iwllel
wns open, nnd I told him ho can look
nnd boo for himself whether It Is open
I ui inn,
q. Tho Sheilff usked Isol ir It was
open? A. 1 lold him ho, could look
mid boo, tho place was closed nt that
time, und tho Shorlff usked mo lo
innko a stutemortt ng.iln nbout what
I told I1I111 In regard to the note nlj
hit) office. Hu hald that he had pre
pared 11 statement himself In Knglish
nnd ho would havo Timnsend trans
Into It to me but I refused to hear It
Hu said Iwllel must bo closed, but
If the women who moved to town and
opened a place theio, ho would be
q. Whnl else was Hald? A. That
was about nil ho said that night.
q. And when did you next hnvo a
talk with him? A. Thnt was tho last.
q. That was the last talk jou over
had with him at all? A. That Is tho
veiy last time I saw him.
(J. Havo not seen him slnco? ' A.
(J. When was tho talk you had
wu" " ,,m l"R Mm 1MQ.01 If
Q- Was tint the first time that cnt
him nny money to allow you to hnvo
Iwllel re-opened? A. No. we did not
hnvo any conversation about It be
"rn turn naio. in.ii wiih iii uivt tintw.
Q- Wlieio did Jim have n talk with
"lin at what place. A. At tho
" Q- What time did mhi go there? A
I think I uiilved it tlio SherlTs houe
nt 7 o'clock In the evening
0. State what occurred there? A.
I went thero with Townsind. Well. I
nsked tho Sheriff If ho could not do
something so thnt Iwllel could bo re
opened. q. How did jou happen to go there,
did nny ono uitk you to go there? A.
llecauso women usked mo to woik
.for tho to-opening of tho place.
q. Did Townsend ever speak to
you about It? A. No.
q. Did Townaend ever suggest that
you go to tho Sheriff nnd talk about
tho reopening of Iwllel? A. No.
q. Or did any ono connected with
the Pollen Depaitment suggest that
ito jou; A. .no.
q. Now go and stnto what tho cenv
vol nation was about? A. Tho Slier
Iff said ho could not ovndo tho lnw,
then thete wiib tho effort of tho mis
sionaries against him.
q. Then what else wna said? A.
I gave tho example of San Kranclscn
and Eomo other towns nnd told him
that they wero doing tho very satno i up my mind to go Into kiiiio other
thing In thoso placon theio. and I inislnesa, but nt their repented re
aigued with the Sheriff why thoy I t.st thought I would go and loo
could not do It iiero. Why, I said. If, dm Sheriff
jou will oiicii tho place I will work
for jour own benefit.
Q. Did jou say how you would
w rk '"' ll H.m ' l. ' enf l.T , ; .!" '
did not explain to him but I told h in.
I could get u great deal of Information
and would give It Io tho Sheriff, that,
In what I wns thinking then.
How Much Money.
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thero was no other who knew ftbo.it . "'reived buck aftcrwnrds
the poi.vcrs.Hlon except Townsend' " "J" ? ' ' .' ?"'
and ho asked nio fii.nr much money I1"1? ""J Hh;rllT IWJ)9 Mthout Intel
would offer him. ,tst und without .euirity? A Town
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q. Who nsked first? A. The
Shorlff ns'iod flrht.
q. What did ho say about that? A.
Ilo usked mo how much I would offer
q. For whnt? A. When I said I
might do homethlug beneficial for him,
thou tho Sheriff nsked mo how much I
would offer him.
q. Then what did you say? A.
Then I thought the Sheriff was after
money I never thought of that lie
fine, hut I began lo suspect him,
Aflei thinking a little while 1 said I
would glvo him $5lio.00,
(J. Then what occurred?
Sheriff smiled then nnd said that he
wou'd give mo an iiuswor In two oi '
Unco dajM, and tho flibt Interview
1 ' ,'
(J. You Rt'ited Townsend was
rierci v. ios. in ii way us nu imor-
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. ,.... 'rt... Ul...rlff ,,.1.1 ..... ,1,,, 1
.- n H" ' I'lnuoviri i,u h '. - ,. -
SW'Or. lie sal.l ho V.'Ol.ld inonk to
Townsend mid I can get tho ttlic lff'a 'lucarle u. ' ll'a I'omitiy. Ho 1ms been clmlr,inail
naswer from him. j q. Tho b.i:iio stu:y jou toll the of the Neb.-.isku Stato Ccntial Com
MH, AHCIII'.lt j fir .ml Jury is the saitio an yon nro niHtco for two joiib, but will reydsn
q. In two or three days? A. YrH ' telling hero? A. Will tho miry Is m RVo lilj full tlmo to his new du
ll, two or Ihreo days. ' Iik nnd npy bo u llttlo eonirllcalot. t(,,
MH. MII.VEHTON Jmt -list I t Id t'uoo .-, r .'mt-ntl-l- K', f t , . , t f ,
() And thnt wns all Hint occurred ly llw same, lomethlig m- ' Ine t1' KCt ,7 ,nrUOT ""' ' Bmp"
thattlnio? A .Thatw-asnll. been o.ulltod theio, I ha I it Hate- did llguie, ho la a nnn of strlklug a,
0. When was tho next llmu llul , ment propirod wlilch nppeired In Iho pe.nanco. and looks nioro than his .11
jou bpoko to him nrtor .May 26t'.i llnwall Dl'l.ipo. tiio. ptor- Is written je.iin. Ho waa born In Nebraska City
about pajltui' him any mon " ' 'it In o d'-r of tho d :.s ,-.n 1 l!"l vu und hia beo:i practising law thero
On the third dav 1 called un at Town tho co loci f itomnt Llr:o hn waa graduated from tho
ii1 that '
hend n houso and asked Him If Mr.
Iaukoa gavo him nny nnswor-
w"s Mondav Juno 1st. and Tow.
inia in., iimi iiin Hhorirr w.intoit Jir.aii
I told him that waa loo much and Hint , Q. How did y.iu lianiion to mako
I vi't.M go honie and tulk with my i nnd publlBh Hut sl'itouieiit? A. I
fi lends nnd then conio back. On tho ' thought of making the statement be-
iiut dny Juno 2nd. nbout 3 o'clock In c mi o on hcumiiH nl H-n iun nolo
tho afteinoon Towi.moh'I sent u luck jhailns b-cipie lir.oi.i t-i Hi- p.r,):c
for mo mid I went to his hciiibo. iluikca bliraid Hue .. in, I heird
(j. Whoso houso? A. Towns'und'8 that rotpo cth.r i.orii.a who hsrt
house Ho lold mo then Hint Iho mat-1 nothing at all to do wl'l. lb- mat'c-
lee of $103.00 loan -Mr Tajlor hciudgl tho Id imo from the Shoilff. and I
nb 'Ut II and wuntej I'i know who ""nloil to cluir there p up'o frou.
lold Taylor then ho nsked mo If Iho
nolo wis In my tiossosnlon und I
promlred him that I would show It to
him When I showed tho unto to
iilm he wan wondmlng who lold It
to Mr. Tajlor. Townsend told mo
Hint as tho matter of $100 had been
levelled to Tajlor he thought It bet
lor to drop thu other matter ior n
while until It Is unlet again, mid I said
I will enmo back In n week nffer, hut
I didn't go thoro nny nwio, no ono
sent fur mo and I didn't go back thoro,
q. This wus thu tlmo that laukea
was to uxchaugo for tho Townsend
nolo tho samo day? A, Yob,
q, When did you next havo a talk
with Townsend or tho Sheriff nbout
paying money for tho io opening of
Iwllel? A. All business waa dropped
theio and wo never had any moio
q. Never at nny other llnio? A.-
Tint coiivoisallou on Juno 2nd was
tho Inst lu legnid, to this matter of
Offered $1CDO. t
q 1.1,1 tint not on nao oppisI 1
nf . i, flrsi talk alnn. ie $jim..i.(i .
have ino'lm talk with the Sheilff '
lilimit llw. S.onilllil iitnflxr? A Thnl '
was during this cotiersutlon the 2nd '
of Juno, when Townsend said tho
Sheriff wanted I.'no and I then offer-
ed$IO(Mj.i)ii, I raid then $1500.00 wan
too mush I could offer $mj(00 right
nwny then, lint would not give $15110.
00 nnd I told him In a way I would
((insult with mj lil.uda, bit I did
not go and see him nny more.
q. Did you hnvo unv talk of nny
kind with the Sheriff hlniie'".' A.
No, I didn't have anv fu-tlicr talk
with Hie Sheriff himself Biuo tho
fiist meeting h.rniuc the Sheriff told
im that the whole matter could hu
at ranged between Townsend nn 1 my
self, and that I could pet tin S'lerirfa
answer through Townsend
q So then nu oiriy had up "!':'
I with the SI erirf hlmuclf nil ut li
q ,,,tl ,;,,t w13 Ci, tl0 nM or
May? A. Yo.
q, Theso looms thnt you were
leiitlug up thero, IS rooms, they woio
nil loom that wcto built nnd used
l lor the puiposcB of pioiitlltitlon, v.xvo
tlioy now A. Aiiynody can rent ine
q. Yes. hut they were built for tho,
purposes of prostitution, wo.-e thoy
not? A. I "do not know that It wns
nlieady built when I rented It.
q. Thnt had been used up to the
tlmo Iwllel was closed for tho pur-
pobcs of nroslltiitlon. wero they not?
A. Mixed, home wero prostitutes and
othera were laboiers.
q. You wero nctlug In theso
negotiations with the Sheilff for your
self and for theso women who asked
jou to Bi tu tin Sheriff and see If
iwllel coidd not bo opened up. wero
jou not? A. Not onlj for tho telllfh
purpoeos, but 1 thought the piosll
lutes If Iwllel should ho closed tho
piostltutcH would go Into the town
nnd evil would not bo !ct.sctid nt ail
mid I thought It wns bettor that they
bo segregated at Iwllel, and lis I was
Inteiosted In Iho women 1 thought 1
would woik for It.
q. About how many of tho v.oi.ieii
requested jou to wo tho Sheriff? A
Only two or thioe, they came to me
seveinl times nnd uiged mo to woik
for it. About that time i had made
q. Who was tho loisc assigned
to by jou' A. 1 assigned tho pioper
ty Io Umcdn slnco the luth or July
q. You received no Interest for
tho lo'iu of 5100 to tho She ill; did
jou? A. Ni
No Interest nnd no nermliy
q And jou leducted nothing from
tho principal amount in titiniiu tho
amount over to the Sheilff or Town
hend? A. Tho samo nnioimt of $100.
O'l was tinned oier to tho Sheilff und
send camo over and naked mo to
mal.o a loan becnuso the 'Sheriff wns
In trouble financial tumble I
q. And jou did it n's u personal
fawir to the Sheriff? A. You
q. You never had loaned him any
money before? A. No. i
q. Hnie jou loaned him any ove-
slnco? A. No that was the only
q. And have jou made any pics
outs to tho Sheriff since Christmas
or nny, other tlmo? A. No, tint was
nil, c.nly nt that Chrlstmaa tlm?
q. Havo jou ever testified to tho
A Tlio'01""111' ,'"rv '"'fore In '1118 Iwllel mat-
IU1I J, K'P.
(J. And la 'egirl to tho note? A.
Yes. lu -oL"inl to the ?1C0 loan and
nl so tho $1500.00.
q. Yoii did not testify beforo tho
lfii - iii'1 Jurv that jou yourself Inil a
talk with laukea p3rbOin!V abut th"
mm anil ulioui mo rnvo artoi
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,!, HU, I 111(1 Illll ISliy ilUJllllU Ul 111V
k'Mit llinrn o,.vi li.ln-iprtn.l Bitrli nn
O "."U mci'l"1- i''" wrnto f.tat
stoiy J'ourself, d hi jou.' Ni I nii'lo
n'vorb.11 slatoment anl Oglao. who
Is mv cleik. wiotu It out.
being blaino.l. .
Lenient witn tuners. ,
(). Is the.e uiy other nn Kr jou
;;:" :r.!;a,z ':";. ;!:;
Sheriff for allowing It to 'in open.
I other than that you have ii'ioiuy e-
plained? A, I think tint Is aluut all. When ho wan mado Stato Lhalrpiau
Anuthoi thing' tho She -Iff was haul on w dovlted u cm d Bjstem und perfeet
tho women who wore icnllng my (,(1 tt sucli a dcgieo that 1'ranU 11.
.......is and wus lonlont on the other IIlcllC0(K tcK,tfcd him as a highly
women, nnd I felt Hi it the reason , , , , . , . ...
why ho was so stilet Willi tho women '".iblo mau t- hnvo connected with
tu my (piailers nnd wns lenient with U'' National Cat inilttoe. He Is mar
tin, other women, Is because 1 brought lied and has ouo child.
Iho matter of tho $I3H0 business up. m .
0. Has Iwllel been running opoulyi Pilegt Is killed in nutoi.iohlle wrcck
from tho Juth day nf Juno until tho In Ohio. - '
piesent tlmo? A. Tho women woroi
doing tho business uiiletly ever slnco
up to about the 22nd of July, when It
became known that Iho loasoholdois
would bo prosecuted, und so they shut
down again. Dining Iho visit of lluil
Meet tlm placo was wldo open,
(. Wldo open? A. Hvory where,
Kiiino w'iricii t.cro
ro utrri, .e ( 1 no,
1 fi. 11 th .jcr
pni ( r.
jlvp 1 ho d..fo Hint i 111
wrote tint stntmenl ror tho in,. 17
A. Oil August 3rd i gave Hie i.t,. o-
nielli to the i:-. elllng Dulleilll.
q. When (111 you have ipr ,i "
innnt written itad) for the .lap i n
paper? A. On tho 5th I tnink ji
thing was mention? I In iho lli.vi.ll
Shlnpo nn the 2n I.
q. You sHld Jitft now that -n-i o
pared this statement In Jn,uic i? or
romu one prepaid It for on dm
Japanese paper, when was i'i i t
A. About .Inly 27th or 28th I pit a'od
tho statement, r.o 1 wouldn i i
tho dates to refresh in in . i
q. As I understand ou Hi. iy
reason why you consed
with tho Sherlg for Iho rcninmnn of
Iwllel wan becauto Towii.m ml ,. n
thnt tho Sheriff said that t i o.i
of the matter of the note h.i it " -come'
public, ho thought It i . J
better for tho tlmo bolus to h
matter clropiril In tho m;tt,i i, no
io opening of Iwllel. A. Ye-
Q. And because they made no
further ndvainiK to ou In .ig.i ! c
iho matter, you did nothing fu it'or
J. Any questions iho torn im
would llko to ask?
(J. You iisk Isol how 1 mg did Iip
hold thtiso premlroB down at Iw lol?
, A Utile over threo joars
. three years nnd n half.
O. How much rent a innnib v as
he getting on nn nvcrago? A. 1 I'i 'ik
on nn averngo of $110 or $1 lo . "i K
q How much rent n month i-i ho
piy? A. I pay S7S.00 m n. .. .
Wuterhouso & Company a rn iih
ii'il th"ti I p-iy tho -water lute a 1
for Insurance Tho Insurance If (iIhi'.
fso.iai a voir.
t) Taxes too? A. No I do . -t
pay tho taxes, nnd I pay tho lloeu .
q. Is ho wealthy? A. No I -im
Mil. .MII.VEIITON '
q What nverago rent docH he qH
per loom? A. $3.00 n nuniili
q. And jou havo 48 roomt? A.
Most of Iho rooms arc vacant.
(J. Is this $130 or $140 a nu ath
gioss or net? A That Is the c " "
Income I pty for the garbage nnd I
have to stand for iho lepaltlnc
12 M Tho Hoard adjourim to 0 A,
M Tuesday morning.
I William Hnyward. who Biiccccds
Elmer Docr ns sccrctnry of tho Ho
oitbllcan Natloi.iil Koiiimlttce, and
who will huvo chargo or tho campaign
In t)ip West c;ul Mlddlo Wcjt. has
tbn'dlstiuctlon of being the youugoat
i,,,!,.,. . , ,ni,ni-ni iiriimiir rwi."
i-ral In his native State,
and the youngest Stato chad man in
Llr:o l.o waa KMill.atcil from llio
i;nlvi!I.aUy r .vt.i,rsk.i, in 1901. He
. ., , , . . , , . ,
'" fall fortune. Inherited from
PI. fatlici. M I,. Hnyward. who was
eleet-d to H-o I'nlted States Senate
froiii Nebraska in 1902, nnd died on
tho day ho Waa t' take his seat.
'nio r,on vv. i elo'led c'ounty Judgo
- Ne1i-.ibku LOvoral joars ngo. but ho
. . .,.,. ,1u.
f..nc tip II. placo and resumed 11 o
pracllso of Ur. Ho was n cailalti In
tho So-oud Nebraska Heglniont and
letiirned fiom Chlekumauga with tho
lanit r i t.l jsiol. I.ntor ho wns made
hrlgidlcr gcmural of tho State nillllla.
WL. ,limvn ,hlml;hout ,ho
w. ... mm been .o,..od , fQr
riiveial jeara as the coming man In
ttiu State Hepitbllcan organization
Hov. Dr. Dlllo bayK men who fight
against p'osecutlon of graficn mo
the woist knockers In tho city.
Klnlniralo ceremony Js held nt lay-
lug of cm m Mono of. how Mouroo
eit.iun.ur hchool, San Francisco.
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