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2:30 EDITION Anything you need or want for Christmas may be found in the Bulletin r.
AornngI Jan. 6
VOL. X. NO. 4104.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUE8DAY, DECEMBER 29, 1908. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Supreme Court Upholds
Former Action Refusing
Recount to Republicans
The ballots will not be recounted,
nml IVin la Mn)or.
The t lilt il nml list decision or Him
Supreme Court on tin- Mi) until) con
test mih delivered this morning. Tho
w.m iiiailo In cacb case, that bo bad
knowledge of illrcct Information of
sonic fraud, accident or mistake- which
would Invalidate or cluingu tho result
of tho election. It mintt bo it real and
not an assumed or b) potbctlcal fraud
lin mill miih. iiu .------- -
text of tho deilsli.n Is given In. full, "cciiiem or nimiixu . """ " .
,... ... . i I on which n controversy between candl
Ailir nailing i ic opinion in inv, . , , ,
mojorlts of the Kutneino Court H.Ih I n. arise. There Is no contest or
PLANS FOR PEARL DEMOCRATS OPPOSE COST TO EDUCATE I 71
HARBOR DOCK HERE AMENDMENT BILL YOUNG HEIRESS PATH (IF F ARTH AK F
is nm vi . "-
morning. Chief Justice A 8. Halt
well staled that It was the thought
ol Die Court that a leroutit should
bo held whcrecr possible, to cle.u
tip any fogs Unit might hung ovel
tho election of a lauilldate
Iksiiu of fact or law presented by n
ht.itement Hint n decision of Inspectors
ought to bo reversed, corrected or
changed liecniiso petitioners bellue,
wltbnut definite Infiirinntlon. Hint tho
decision was Incoirect The petition
' trs Insist Hint It Is unnecessary thai
, IIO Suggested t IlII t n UlllVnHSIIIg ,., ,,,,,,., i. ....in,.,! nt nil mid Hint
Hoard ho appointed for tho purposo , r0lrt artL,r ascr nlel. had no
of conductlnR recounls, nml also tit jr,ilctliin, befoie henrltiR oltlcnco,
tldliiR whether or not n recount was , refluiro n10 110tltloneis lt print) nny
Jtislin.iblc. If it point of law nimo of ltR,r atcKnttciiH. This has not been
up, tho matter tnultl then be properly ( required further tbaii to ascertain from
.referred to the Court for final tied- (10 j.tltloners whether they all hail
slim. The Chlcr .lustlco also staled kuowtcdgo or direct Information con
that ho felt that tljo Massachusetts ccrnliiR their charges, Ilia object be
plan or nllowltiK ten citizens to poll- nB to iivohl icexamlnliig ballots upon
Hon fot n rcumnt u Rood ono I meio suruilso of pctllloncrB or tilhurs
With tho llonnl nf Supervisors as ibnt (hero wtrn IrreRiilarlllcs. Ono
the CnnvnsslnR llonnl, as tho Chief
Justice siiRRcstcd, when a ballot was
questionable. It could bo referred to
tho Supremo Court for final decision
of lis validity. The opinion of the
of tho altoincjs or the petitioners Is
consistent In claiming that tho law
does not require or any petitioner nny
knowledge, or direct Information ntf
to any IrrcgulnrlllcB charKod. In this
!cw any qualified olcr, It he can got
Specifications And Blue
Prints At Naval I
Prospective bidders can gel coplo3
ot tho plans and specifications for tho
l'carl Harbor tlrjdock by calling lit
tho Naval Station and depositing tho
sum of $100. Tho belated documents
huo arrived, nml any contractor can
hccuro copies by making tho required
According to the nfllclal advertise
ment calling for bids, plans nml speci
fications were to linvo boon hero by
December Hi. Through some delay In
niacin! circles they railed to arrive,
however, and It was not until tho mall
brought by tho Korea was distributed
that tho waited for papers mado their
Tho specifications will not bo nitidis
public until they hnvo boon placed in
tho hands or contractors. The payment
or $100 will secure n copy or thu speci
fications nml also tho necessary bluo
prints to explain them.
An tho bids must bo In tho hands of
tho Ilurenu or Yards nml Docks or tho
Navy Department not later than 12'
o'clock on February 15 noxt, locul con
tractors will hao to mako hasto If
(hoy want a chance to bid on the work.
Opinion ol the Court by Hartwell, C. J. (wpnt)-nlno others to Join hint Hi n po
AccoidInK to tho pracllco In former tltlon BottliiK forth that any ono be
clcctlon contestH the defeated candl- lloes that there has been error of tho
ilato could not nblHlti reoxamlnatlon of Inspectors, can require tho ballots ox
lallcts unless upon n showing. which1 (njinuedon Page 3)
Campbell Goes After
Wnlklkl reclamation will be
next blR loci) inatlei that Biipcrlii-I
tho reclaimed now, nnd this will probnbly
be finished liv the first of tho year,
uliiin c.iiiiiitielt nnd the other Com-
tendent ot Public Works Maiston InhbonprH WM ,nn m,,ss mcotlnR
Camplx l, who was home tlmo ago ap
pointed cb.ilrni.in ot the Wnlklkl Itec.
tarnation Commission b) tlnvcrnor
Prenr. The problem or reclaiming
(he nasty maishes, the6 Ill-smelling
duik-tiiiuds. nnd tho great nrca ot
or pi operl) -owners nnd citizens for
the piupo-o or listening to sugges
tions mid plans for tho reclamation
of these lands. In fact, Campbell Is
mil) walling for tho tomplctlon of
llin iiihii lo mil the meeting.
land along Knlnkmia avenue Hint ls A number of schemes for saving
111 for no good ptitposo as It now Hio valuable lands have been propos
stnnds, will bo taken up In n sjstem- ed, hiiiio of llicni bolng ncceptablo.
atlc manner nnd finished na soon ns mid the wishes or the cltlrons whoso
possible. I pmpcity is tiffed pel will bo taken ln-
A special man Is being drawn of to consideration when a cholco
nil tho Imnls nt Wlklkl that will ho mado.
INTEND TO EXPLAIN
In tho early part of January, pos
sibly on the Mb, n mass meeting will
bo held In the Japancso IJieatro on
Maunakca street, under thu auspices
ot tho Hawaii Shlnpo and Hnwall-Jap-onesa
Dally Chronicle to explain tho
position taken by thosn two Japancso
newspapuru on tho hlgli-wugo proposl
Since tho high wngo proposition was
brought up by Iho Japanese associa
tion, tho Shlnpo and tho Chtonlclo
hnvo said ciy littlo about tho Increase
or wages of tho plantation Jnpancso.
On this account they vtoro scored by
Iho spenkeis or tho SUnday-nlght
meeting. The) now. thrmijb their
spcakois, piobahly tho editors them
selves, will come out publicly mid ex
plain their reason for not taking an
uctlto part In thu fight.
Multitude of Letters Sent
To Members Of
December 28, 1908.
Hon. Itobt. 1 Owen, U. S. Senate,
Dear Senator: 4 Although tho
pcoplo ot Hawaii have had no oppoi
tttnlty to be heard An to sweeping
changes proposed In (he Organic Act
of Hawaii (Act approved April .'10,
1900,) wc lenrn that Governor Krcar
of Hawaii has had such bills Intro
duced in both Senate nnd House.
There U much Indignation hero at
tho course pursued by tho Governor,
which Is not confined to nny political
part), but Is general.
Only within the last two da)s have
wo been nblo to get nny copy otsuch
measures and then only through tho
There Is much need for n uniform
homestead law for Hawaii, much
Hko the Philippine Islarid homestead
law, but there Is very strong opposi
tion to tho continuation1 of the old
Hawaiian land laws such as Govern
or Krear seeks to amend, taase,
sale, and exchange of public lands In
this Territory should be stopped with
out delay It Justice Is Intended to be
done to the people and the best In
terests of the Territory subserved. Wo
havo written to ScmitorKoraker and
Senator Newlands and have also
written to Representatives Champ
Clark, James T, Lloyd, and others.
Very truly jours,
Secretary Democratic Territo
rial Central Committee,
Territory or Hawaii.
"I "i- iii Mmmim. t M i a
'BtnjtmW Otwdtrd DiA Gait
nrc recosnized everywhere as
the STANDARD of ELE
OANCE and REFINEMENT in
They arc tailored in the lat
est New York fashions, but
never FLASHY or OVER
DRAWN distinctly and de
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Corner of Fort and Hotel Sts.
Tart discusses Cabinet with Roose
velt. George A. Knight recommend
ed by McKlnlay.
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for your valuables, papers,
jewelry,-etc., in one
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023 TORT ST.
The above. Is a sample ot the let
ters which the Democratic leaders aro
now sending by every mall to Wash
ington In tho hopo or blocking the
Flint bill, through which Governor
Krear is trying to pass his amend
ments to the Organic Act. Tho prop
osition Is being handled in the main
by John Emmeluth and T. J. Rryan,
tho Illlo attornoy, who has come to
Honolulu for this purposo, with the
support of other prominent Demo
crats, as, for Instance, National Com
"We are doing this as a matter ot
principle, and are merely following
out the principles laid down In the
Democratic platform," said Kmmol
uth this morning. "We claim that
It Is unjust that the Oovornor should,
on his way to Washington, framo Im
portant legislation, As If It were a
personal matter, and not ono in
which tho entlro community Is Inter
ested. One ot his proposed amend
ments eliminates the only feature of
safety In the prctcnt land law, and
that Is certainly unjust enough, by
doing away with appeals to the
courts, and takes all tho power to
R)an compared tho amendments
proposed by Frear with tho now Phil
ippine land law, which tho Democrnts
want followed In -the main In land
legislation tor Hawaii. He states
that the Democrats will do all In
their powor to stir up tho matter In
Congrcbs, and Unit whllo they may
not he ablo to havo nny ot their own
proposed amendments passed, they ox
pect, at least, to bo ablo to block the
I'rour amendments until they can bo
more definitely explained to tho com
munity and discussed,
In addition to tho lottor to Senator
Dwen, which Is quoted aboe, letters
( Continued on Page 4)
Court Allows $500 Per
Month To Mary S,
Five hundred dollars a month for
Iho malntenanco and education of
Mary Ilcntrlco Campbell, daughter of
tho lato Mrs Campbell Parker, was
allowed by Judgo Do Holt on tho peti
tion of Robert V, Shingle, who was
recently appointed guirdlan ot tho
person, properly and rights ot tho
Shingle brought an action at law
to compel tho trustees ot thu cstato
or James Campbell, deceased, to allow
this and other sums for the malnjfrn-
nnco ot his jouthtul ward, quoting a
clause from tho last will and testa
ment of Campbell, which sns that tho
trustees shall provide suins for tho)
suitable malntenanco and education,
and funds for foreign travel, for tho
children during their minority and an
long as they remain unmarried, and
such sums shall bo charged to tho fam
ily maintenance, and none charged to
the children Individually.
Mary Dcatrlce Campbell Is fifteen
ears of age at tho present time. She
will leave tor the slato of New York
shortly whero she will continue her
rtudlcs at some fashionable academy.
Sho Is now residing In tho family resi
dence on Emma street. ,
Shingle stated in his petition to tho
Court Hint tbo $50C per month forJhe
support and education of, Mary Beatrice.
was "absolutely necessary for her sup
port and malntenanco by reason ot tho
Increased expenditure necessary to
support her In her condition and sta
tion In life."
It Is also slated that the expenses for
tho Kmnm street residence, In which
Muriel Campbell and Mary Ocatrlco
hnvo lived for somo tlmo past, wcro
$405.43 during tho month ot December
past, and one hilt of this sum belongs
lo tho latter glil, an I It rhould there
for bo paid by tho trustees.
Shlnglo asked for tho sum ot $r62.10,
which would bo necessary to fit thu
)oung girl out for school.
RECORD OF DEATH
Among tho passengers who sailed
on tho Hllonlnn today was Captain
Tullett. dclegato to tho national con
tention of the American Association
of MaBtcrs, Mates, and Pilots. Tho
convention wilt bo held nt Washing
ton and Captain Tullett goes to rep
resent the local "Harbor." While In
Washington, ho will take an active
part In tho campaign for moro light
houses nnd other safeguards to navi
gation In Island waters.
ROME, Italy, Dec. 29. The total death roll in the city of Messina
from yesterday's earthquake is estimated at 50,000 persons. The total m
all districts will probably be double that number.
Many citirs and towns are in ruins and it is impossible to obtain ex
act figures of the extent of the deaths and disaster.
Reggio is isolated and the city is believed to be destroyed.
The Straits of Messina have been altered by the seismic disturb
ance and navigation is therefore mtidc extremely hazardous. Great los
has been suffered by shipping.
Messina is being looted and fir? adds to the horror of the situation.
' Mount Etna it particularly act he.
The King and Queen of Italy w'll co to the scene of the disaster.
Pope Pius has started a relief hi rl wit'' n subscription of one mil
lion lire. The world is responding to the call for assistance. Many for
eigners are among the victims of the disaster.
The -prison at Messina collapse a with the first shake, and the pris
oners readily escaping aided in'sacking the city. The Chief of Police is
dead and the barracks are demolished. The commander was killed in
All "of the Province of Calabria is devastated.
The tidal wave did frightful damage along the coast and scores arc
reported to be alive but penned beneath the ruins. A thousand arc dead.
At Palmi hundreds were killed. Bagnara has a thousand victims.
Cassemza reports Ave hundred dead. The tourist hotel at Palermo was
All the pnests and nuns at Messina perished.
Relief is being organized as ranidly as possible. The Red Cross is
doing splendid work. i
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 23. The will of the late Claus Sprcck
els was filed today. He gives his wife a life interest in his estate.
After the death of Mrs. Spreckels the estate will be divided between
Augustas, Claus, Rudolph, and Ferris. In case of the death of any of
the children before the mother the s hares are to be divided among the
survivors. Claus and Rudolph arc named as the executors without bonds.
They are given absolute power to m anage the property.
The sons John and Adolph arc a heady provided for.
We have had a most successful
year. Here's the reason: we adver
tise for the business, in the first
plato; then, when we secure it, we
pav strict attention to the little de
tails of the orders entrusted to us.
Theic things will win out in business
Island Fruit Co.,
Wireless warfare between youthful
operators of 8an Francisco Interferes
with Government messages.
Vomcn ot Hush tract In Mnrin
County jilock attempt to license gro
cery ns saloon.
Hoosctclt dcclnres ho Is no btitiber
'ot anlmnls In letter In Smithsonian
President Kllot or llart.ird fln)s
Details or killing of Annls told in
trial ot T. Jenkins Mains.
Tipping system on Pullman cars in
subject ot stunt investigation.
President trnnsmllH to CongnsH
letter Horn Secretary or War showing
archives or Panama Canal Company
THE PROMPT DEL1VFRY
OF AIL MESSAOES LEFT IN OUR
CARE IS A FEATURE WITH US.
YOUR CHRISTMAS AFFAIRS WILL
HAE OUR ATTENTION. :: :: ::
Organization to nid shell IMicrle.i
Is planned by Eastern Statin.
Tho women ot South Dakota hnvo
the election or Seiiatoi Vesscy ns got
criior as an added tcasou for thankful
ness this )car Last )ear ho led Iho
fight In tbo state legislature for wo
Mmo. Nordlcn di lights Foclct) with
concert lit tbo St. I'rancls.
Joseph O'Connor of San rrancltco
Ho ml of IMucatlon leturiiB from In
Epectlon ir pol)tccbnle schools of
Kngland nnd 1'innce
1' A. Ilclnzn, deposed copper King,
attends gay dinner with thcatrlc.il
Peculiar meteor diops In Kansas,
did not disclose list or stockholder, leaving while streak in lis path.
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