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VOL. XI. NO. 4216.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, SATURDAY. JANUARY 23, 1009. 10 PAGES.
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AIMED AT ALL
"I linvo n Christian splilt, unci I believe Unit ou should do titilo other
mi j on would hao oIIicih do iiiitu oi" mid. Link McCandlcss IIiIh morn
li'B In ro tho cimsIwIkq shipping law suspension. "Hero wo hro getting a
I'ounty of $32 u Ion mi our hiikii', amounting to miiiic fifteen million ilotlaia
r year, mill Loulsson Ik nsklug Tor u InillT on coffee, and still no nsk that
protection lio withdrawn rrom llio American ship owners, who mo up against
llio liiiiullcip or having to build vessels nt a cost 3D (o ID. per cent greater
Ulan the cost of building the name kind of ships In Imgland,
"Tim flinernor says Hint llio Hlilp owners want llio suspension, hut 1
wiw a letter lo I'. C. Jones from tho Cuist ship owners, wlitcli showed Hint
theyweio iniieli npiKircd to It."
I'. C. .Ioiioh, when seen, produrol n letter dated List July, In which the
Coast elilp on net h thnnked him mi I ci umiondcd tho HonllinentH lio had
olrcd ngnlnst suspension In IiIh Koiii Hi of July speech.
"I 'think that attention should bo called to the misstatement of facta
"hlch Is contained In tho first paragraph of the resolution which waa patted
yesterday," said Jones. "It speaks of- the absence of ships operating be
tween here and the Coast, while, as a. matter of fact, there are nine Ameri
can ships which will take passengers between Honolulu and San Fran
c'sco, namely five Pacific Mall boats, three Matson vessels and one Oceanic
POLICE PAY ROLLS
No Changes Are Made In
Salaries Fixed By -...
. Sheriff ,
Tlio Hoard of Supervisor held u
Hhort meeting tills afternoon nt 1
o'clock, tlio mnln feature thereof be
ing tho passing of tlio police pay
rollM. which wore Hiihinlttccl ny tho
1'ollce Committee In tho form recom
mended by tho Bhcrlff.
Cox reported for tho l'ollco Coin
inlttee, rcininmciidlng tlio pnyniciit
of hiilary ilemandK amounting to $2,
110.20 for police department em
ployee K'nne moved to accept tlio
report. Ahlu seconded It. Korn do
cllned to put tlio motion, unci I.ogaii
nut It on tho ono-twn-thrcn count. It
passed by klx uyoq to one no, tlio In t- J
ter by McClcllan.
Knno moved thnt tho Auditor ho
authorized to Issue tho warrants,
which motion carried In tho name
Tim rominltteo report covered llio
police salaries, Rome of which ' li.nl
been raised by Sheriff .Inriett, while
oIIicih had been cut. Anions those
who had their p.iy nil wiik Chief ol
DotectlvcH Kalaklela (rrom SIM) to
(Juliin moved thnt tho DlHtrlrt
Magistrate be glvou an ollleo 111 tho
Mclntjio building. TIiIh paused.
Tho Hoard mljourneil until 7:30
p. m. Monday.
jgsy BULLETIN AD3 PAY -J
SOLID WHITE AND STRIPED
tp and ?p OU
These are all new Spring Goods, and correctly tailor
ed in the Spring Fashions.
. Take a look at them in qui windows then come in
and try on a pair. They give a stunning cfTcct with a
H. L. GLOTWGRTHY
dM Ends Long Jour
II. I.. Clotworthy, special corrc
upondent of tlio United l'rcss, Is n
passenger on tho Aula returning to
his homo In California nftcr hnvtug
tiaveled with tlio Atlantic Fleet from
Sim KrnnelKco and tliroiiKhout Its
ti.ur of tlio Orient. Mr. Clotworthy
left tho Fleet when It nailed rrom Ma
nila on tlio way home.
Mr. Clotworthy hn mnilo n very
pleiiHntit trip through the Orient and
rxpcctH to jeturn nt a later dato .ib
tho guest or tho Jnpnneso Govern
incut on n tour through .Manchuria
mid Korea. This In' tho nectlon of tho
world In w'lilch Japan's moat vital In
tcreHtH lie, and tb'iro tiro groat possl
I 1 1 1 1 1 oh for peace or war nlong tho
Urdcni of China, where Russia still
During 111) stay In Japan Clotwor
thy liecamn ery woll acquainted
with the lending ofllrlalH anil, among
ollinic, the Milliliter or Communica
tions. TJiIh man ho round to know
(Continued on Page 2)
Wo Ship Fruit
again by the
Hilonian, Jan. 26,
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KING. PHONE 15,
This Is Said To Be Resu.t
Of Coi. Norris'
Col. Bain Norris today filed a. re
lensu of nil tho mortgages held against
his ranch by tho Sprcckels Interests
The Knhuku ranch dent li attract
ing wldo attention among tho grnz
lers of tho Islands and thero is lio
doubt thnt lively competition is go
ing on to get first hold of Col, Nor
lis' valuahlo property.
Tho lenso to Kauhnno reported In
this paper through III lo ndviccs is
snld to bo tho Indirect means by
which W. II. Shlpmnn will add to his
scry large holdings. Tho program Is
halt! to bo thnt Kauhane will trnns-
fer to Hhlpmnn.
This mnkcs Knuhnno a vory popu-
Inr man nt tho present time. It Is
claimed that a number or men, In'
eluding Snm I'arkor, hnva been chas
Ing Knuhnno around tho Island or
Hawaii In nn effort to head him off
mid prevent tho transfer to Shlpmnn,
Tlio Hawaii Herald saysV tho deal:
Control of Knhuku rnnch tins pass
ed trom tho (muds or Its ownor, Col.
Sam Norris. fora period of live years,
through lease to Sam Knubane. 'who
holds tho position ot Inspector to the
Hoard of License Commissioners of
tho County of Hawaii.
Tho tcrms'a'f tho leaso, which will
be In tho hands or Iteglstrar Morrlnm
this morning to bo olUclally recorded
In Honolulu, are peculiar nnd decid
edly In favor of tho lessee. As told
to tho Herald, the entire ranch tins
been leased for u period of Ave j cars,
Knuhutio to have tho right to use,
kill, or sell tho f!c thousand head
of cattlo that nro supposed to bo on
tlio property during thnt period. Tho
(onsiderntlou is a totul sum of 130,-
090, or which Jir.,000 was paid In
ensh upon tho signing of tho papers,
tfiOOO Is to bo paid In six months,
and the remaining $9000 nt bomo sub
At tho low price ot $70 n head,
tho vnltio or tho entile is $100,000
nnd the salo or tho wholo stock
would thus leato a profit of $120,000
for tho tlvo years' work, less running
expenses. Hut this la not tho strong
point of tho lease. Tho property Is
piactlcally tied up and cannot be
Fold, nnd the lesseo has tho inside
chance of getting it. It is well
Known thnt Ihoro'nro men In Hono
lulu who liavo been anxious to secure
tho property for tho last twenty yenin
or more At one time evVn tho deeds
of salo were drawn up but, nt tho
last moment, Colonol Norris wns
afraid that his rnnch would fnll into
tho hands or those misslonnrles and
icfuscd to sign tho papers. Ho has
long wanted to tell his property, but
could novcr feel assured thnt tho
missionaries, ns ha called Honolulu's
oldor business men, would not gobblo
It up. Kbcn Low Is credited with
negotiating with Colonel Norris for
When you put off
making out your will
beeauio "there's, plen
ty of time for THAT,"
you are forcing your
family to take risk
of losing the estate.
There's no reason
for putting it off when
we are willing to pre
pare your will free of
"Send Sugar Only On
"If the sugar planters and shipper
want Increased passenger ncconimodn'
tlnns, they have 'N remedy nt hand."
bald n prominent local inin who has
mndo a careful study of shipping mat
ters today. i
"This matter Is distinctly up to thu
vhlppcra, nnd there in no need for nny
i.urpcnclon of the cointwUu shipping
law to nccompllch the end either. Why
Is It that, flio big steamers of the
Oceanic Company nre not running
hero? Why Is It, thnt n lino of steam
ors has not been put on between Ho
rolulu and Southern California? In
bold cases thu aimucr Is 'Thoy can gel
110 sugar lo carry.'
"Had they been assured of return
enrgoos, steamers nould havu been
running between here snd Han Pedro
tow. The Alameda carries only such
sugar as Sprcrkols controls. The sug
ar carrying business of thu Mntson
ships Is limited to that controlled by 11
"Tho American-Hawaii m ships that
touch hero carry no passengers, they
will tako none: ;ct they carry the
bulk or tho sugjr to tho I'acinc ('0.1st
There aro practically threo of thosu big
freighters plying: between hero , and
"SuppoKo that 'he iiluntom and .hlf
pcrs, when thu time crimes to inakit
t.cw transixtrtatlon contracts, should
say 'Wo will havo our sugar carried
to tho Coast only on ships thntVnrry
imsscngcrs.' If such wero.to bo done,
how long do you suppose It would take
to get thoso big freighters itno'shaix
for pnsrengcr Ira (lie.
"They may say that they nro only
rig, clumsy freight ships. They aru
O110 steamers, and were they rim at
En thing like full speed, they could
leava any ship of tho Matson lino
"Tho feasibility of having passenjgers
curried on freight ships has been dein
onstrnted by tho Matson company. Tho
i.amo rould bo done by tho American-
Hawaiian nnd would bo done, wcro It
tho property, but tho Colonel wanted
tho Kau boys to have It.
If the lessee, or his backer, should
decide to kill or sell nil tho entile on
Knhuku rnnch the property will be
far less valuable at the expiration of
the leaBc than It Is today, and there
Js nothing to prevent this from being
done. Thero Is one mortgage of $11,
S00 on the property to Irwin & Co.,
which tho owner pays from tho rent
al received from Knuhnno nfld his
bncker, nnd Illshnp & Co. aro snld to
hold another. It Is stilted that he
will also pay tho taxes, which amount
to $1250 n year, so that ho will only
have II 1 1 to left for himself ns the net
proceeds or tho lenso for,, llvo years.
Opinions as to tho site of tho rnnch
have varied from 12,000 up to lsr,,-
000 acres. Colonel Norris claims
that It Is 184, 29R acres; .but Asses
sor Wlllfong's hooks show that It Is
officially recorded for taxation pur
poscsat 172,000 acres pf a value or
$12s!i)00, on which par, cent. Is
collected annually for taxes.'
YOU WANT WHAT
you want when you want it, applies
to a messenger boy. Ours are all
"JOHNNIES ON THE SPOT." '
TERRITORIAL MESSENGER "
SERVICE. PHONE 361.
Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW I0T JUST RECEIVED.
made one of the conditions under
which sugar carrjlng contractn would
"Ilcie Is n remedy for existing condi
tions. Deinaml that the AmorlcniMIn
wnllan ships carry pasreugcrs, or give
'.he tugar to ships that will.
"This conjectlon of trnmc Is not
I crpetual, It Is only occasional. Time
r.fter time tho Alahicda sails from hero
with only half n parscngor list. It Is
only some times lint discomfort Is
ruffered by travelers. Three passen
ger carrying ships on tho Amurlcan-
Hawnllnn line would fix thlims nicely
Spread out thu sugar contracts 11 little
Isriifuthcr ships will bo built for this
ti, ......nn.i...i ..r n,..r..-.iin tw
ns far ns passenger traffic Is con
cerned can only bu an entering wedgo.
t understand that a request wns mndo
yesterday that licrlshablo fruits bo
Included in tho suspension. Just
watch nnd leo what tho next deinnnd
"I don't bollovo Unit tho law," will
oer bn suspended,, t nm fairly well
In touch w((h conditions at Washing
ton, and I .know ho.w m6it Congress
men feci about any niunkolng with
OVER 1000 MILES
While, yet 1000 miles out nt sea, the
Associated Oil Company's steamer Por
ter got Into wlrcloss communication
with tho (nhiiku wireless station last
night. The ship reported nil well on
loan) und Hint sho would reach hefo
Tho I'orter has Just been given a
Wireless equipment, and last night wns
thu first iK-rnrloti nn which sho has
been In communication with tho local
station. Tho service worked ierf"Ctly
nnd messages wero exchanged without
General Manager J. A. Hatch has con
cluded In order tho new-model spark
gap which ho lin,s been considering
With this gap liibtalled, It Is claimed
Hist messages can bo sent through to
tho 1'aclflo Coast under all atmospher
ic or climatic conditions.
It Is hoped thnt the big transformer
which has been ordered, will bo bore
within a month. With thnt Installed
nnd tho spark gap In place, which
Ilnlch bcllovos will bo within two
months, tho company will bo prcpired
lo handto commercial buslucss between
hero and tlio Pacific. Coast.
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif., Jan. 22.
SUGAR: 96 degree Centrifugals, 3.73
cents, or 574.60 per ton. Previous
quotation, 3.67 cents.
BEETS: 88 analysis 10s. 3d. Par
ity, 4.18 cents. Previous quotation,
10. 1 l-2d.
nar-Ter Bale" cardj at Bulletin.
ALEXANDER YOUNG CAFE.
SAflRAMENTO. Calif.. Jan. 23
Legislature today requesting CongrcM
WHITE STAR LINER
I nncTOM r.. T 01 Tli
lision today with an unknown vessel.
she began to sink almost immediately
were rescued without loss of life. The
a million and a half dollars.
LONDON. England. Jnn. 23.
trail of death behind them today. The men were pursued bv the police.
They killed three nnd wounded twenty of their pursuers. Tinally, when
cornered, the Italians committed suicide.
China's Foreign Leader
PEKIN, China, Jan. 23. Lain
dent of the Foreign Board.
Heavy Shock Recorded
VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 23. The
shock of earthquake occurring today
ISLANDS COVERED BY FLOODS
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 23. rivfi of the river islands nrc flood-
WHERE ARUJESE MEN?
Kurckn, Jnn 15. Inclosed In
nn airtight bottle, thu following t
f message wns found on the beach
near HJinosi jesterdny:
"November 13, 1905. Whocwr
finds this message will plense no
tlly United States revenue serlre
that wo aro on unknown Island In
f Tnclllc ocean near Hawaiian l
lands, l'oler Johnson, Nels IVt
t- union, John IsaaeVsen "
f Tho bottle ront-ilnlng the uie-
In a Store in which all the Attention is centered upon ONE
Buy Them from Us
Because we have the finest nnd largest stock of goods to se
A resolution was introJuced lit the
to exclude all Asiatic from tho
Wli!t Clr llnrr Prmilillp u-n? in rol
Shr- wns so scvcicly iniurcd that
after striking. The passengers
steamer and cargo arc valued at
Two Italian robbers left a terrible
Tung Yen has been appointed Presi
seismographs here rccoid n
3000 miles distant.
sage bore evidence of htivlui; boon ,j
in the water a long time. Al- j
though the cork had been work lo "x
tho neck in the botllu, tho Infer-,.
lor was perfectly dry mil tho 1
message quite legible. It hud ;f
been written with Ink on a mere 'i
fccinp of whltu papei. . '1
Attorney General Hcmonway nnd
Deputy Attoluo) (ictieral Whitney nro
putting tho finishing touches on tho
preliminary drnfts of a number of bills
which will-be submitted to Uiurl.oglslH- 1
023 FORT ST.
The Kasii Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Fort and Hotel Sts.
Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd.,
1051 FORT ST. The Place To Buy Shoes, TEL. 282.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDG.li