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Fron San Francisco:
Manchuria Jan. 29
For San Francisco:
Mongolia J nil. 29
N Aorangl Feb, C
Monna . , .....Feb. 3
With the advent of Spring-activities
in business will come to each
merchant, to each man who is con
ducting a business, the opportunity
to say a lone; good-bye to hard times,
or to cling to them a little longer.
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VOL. XI. NO. 4221.
12 PAOES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. FRIDAY, JANUARY 2D, 1009. 12 PAOES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
ADVANCE GUARD OF TOURIST SEASON
LINING UP FOR
CORPUS CASE HEARD
Is Magoon's Main
SURPRISED THAT LAW
UAS SURVIVED SO LONG
Magoon Says Even in Russia Such
Outrageous Laws Would Not
Tlio Dr. Atcherley habaH corpus
caso came up before J"' go rtuiilni!
thin afternoon. CIU AMorney C.Mi
enrt, his deputy, Kiu.1 Miheitou, anil
Hid Attorney (lenernl npi-uii'il fm Hip
ii'Hponiluiil, Dr. Peterson while J. A.
Mngoon uppuuiiMl for Hr. Alchorlej
.Mlherton preheutod both a motion
lo iiiali mill a return to the w It Tlio
latter roferi-ed to the lieann,; cf tlio
Atcherley case befoie Judge Amlrartc
ami tliu facta relatUo to his commit
ment. It denied that tlio District
Court liail no Jurisdiction to commit
Atcherley, that Atclicrlcy was Hano
and not a menace to tlio imlillc salct
that lio was entitled to an appeal ami
his relunsu puuilliiK thlr, ami that Hit
law was unconstitutional
Magoou niovvil that tlio allegations
lelMlvii to tlu- District Court proceed
ings bo stilcken from tlio rut urn as
belli); Immaterial ami Improper. This
Mngoon then nskei that the allegn
Hon (it Atchcrloy's sanity lie taken ns
confessed, tliere being no denial there
of, the allegation In the rtturn based
on tliu commitment beliiK useless. Ma
i;oon did not expect that tlio Court
would ro behind Amlrailo's finding
but that only showed that Atchorly
was lasano at that time and Mugoon
proposed to show that at t lie present
time AtcheHy'wns iuiio. Mo wan
tbeieforo entitled to .in order taking
bis Bnnlty as confessed. "If they claim
be Is Insane," said Miigoon, "I iropose
to them light now that he Is s.mii "
The motion was denied and tliu
Couit told MaKoon that It was up lo
(Continued on Page 6)
STOCKS M BOOMING
Tho following iiuovatlons on Ho
nnliilu stocks were received by cable
today fiom San I'ranclsio:
11. C. & S. Co 10i 107
Onomea 42 4.'
TBciJtnvto" Ot.ntVd Oid, Quit
COME AND SEE OUR
Corner of Fort
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WILL MAGOON FREE
Lawyer Says They Are
All Held Without
CAN MEET SITUATION
Gives His Reasons Why General Asy
lum Delivery Docs Not Appear
To Be Probable
Will tliere be a general delivery
Irani the Insane Asylum this after
noon? If the contention raised by J. A.
.Ma goon In the Atclicrlcy case that
the law under which I una no persons
are committed Is unconstitutional,
will the Inmates of tho foolish liouua
who are .thus Illegally held In cus
tody Hwarm from the gates ot their
present home nnd swarm on tlio
streets of Honolulu?
Will the man who thinks he Is En
peror Napoleon bo directing Imagi
nary battles from the cornel- of Fort
and King street? Wilt the seH-lmag.
(tie I Hnitus try to nssnsslnnU) Mayor
To. n .' Will the man who labors un
dor I le delusion that he Is U; poached
egg be clamoring at the Grll for' a
piece of toust to sit on, or will would-
be Diogenes be going on Ids seutch
to the meeting of the Hoard ot Super
visors? Tliu1 possibilities seem Inexhaust
ible, and the question only -remains:
Will It happen?
J. A. Mngoon, tho mau who l pull
ing the string, sajs he dot's not think
It will. This, at least, Is cncouing
"There Is no doubt but that tho
law Is unconstitutional;" said Ma
goon, when ho was asked what no
thought would be tho consequotUcs
of his action. "Consequently the hi
mutes of the asylum liave not been
legally committed, and are' not legal
ly held. However, there are many
icasnns why they will not bo let locse
on the community. First of all, they
are kept there because they are men
met to the community, nnd tho com
munity will have an Inherent right.
though not a legal olie, to protect It
helf, but It must be very careful that
it detains only such persons as are
actually n menace, who will probably,
and not iolbly, do some crlintu.il
net; otherwise, tho authorities will
link suits for heavy damages. Sec
ondly, tho present Inmatcx of the
asylum do not wnnt to got out, or
they ni e being kept there at the wish
of their relatives and friends, who
wldh to be relieved of tho responsl
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A Man's Taste
IN DRESS MEANS A
GREAT DEAL. It isn't
the PRICE of the fab
rio that counts, so
much as the quality of
tailoring and the "col
or scheme" of the pat
tern. You may depend en
are all that could be
desired in both these
respects. That is what'
made the house ot Ben
jamin & Co. New
York's most popular
clothing store that
and the high quality
of materials used in all
and Hotel Sts.
YET HANGS FIRE
Mi I verton Mum Regarding
Stand City Will .
CRAWFORI CLAIMS IE IS
SAVING CITY MONEY
City Hall Is Expectant and Mayor Is
Ready for What May Come No
One Knows What's Next
"Wo hno ghen tho Auditor no def
Inlte niUlce regarding Ills action In
connection with those salary do
mands." said beputy City Attorney
Mllverton this morning. "Of course,
wo have discussed the matter In form
ally, but no decision has been urrlved
at nnd Mr, Illcknell has not been ad
vised from this nulce us to what hu
That there will be a test case In thu
courts befoio very long. Is evidently
Lellevcd by Ills Honor's supporters.
Kor uonio days, It Is understood, the
Mayor has had his caso ready and .1
summons to court would h.tvo found
hi m prep.ucd.
Whether or not tho City and County
Attorney's office contemplates taking
any militant action cannot be ascer
tained. "Tliere lias been no change In
tho situation since yesterday." Is Mil-
M-rton's stereotyped answer. ttcquestM
for Jurthei Information ewiku n pleas
ant smile anil nothing else. Question
lug Cuthcatt brings forth the answer,
"Bee Mllverton, this Is In his hands."
Tho Auditor Ik tho most unhappy-
looking man about tho promises. He
admits frankly Hint hu does not know
what his next steps will be, and looks
as though he might have com to look
upon oince-lioldtug ns a delusion and
There is a growing feeling that no
action will bo taken until some em
ployo comes forward and brings suit
for Ills pay.
That In making Wllllo Crnwford's
npiiolntmcnt as messenger In the City
and County Attorney's office date back
to .January 15, an actual saving of
money has been made, Is tlio claim of
Deputy City Attorney Mllverton
Crawford's dairy shows that ho was
employed ns an Interpreter In Chinese
cases on January 14, and that ho was
employed steadily until tho 27th, when
Ills nppolnttuent as messenger was an
According to Crawford's statement,
he would have been entitled to 5 a
day for tho time Hint hu worked, hud
ho chosen to put In u bill for it. In
consideration of the fact that the ap
pointment wob dated back to tlio lSth,
he agreed to walvo the extra icmiiu
.Crawford Insists that ho has been
working oery day, except Sundays,
slnco the 14th, ami, that he did not put
in a bill for "5 for each day, Is duo la
advice received from Cuthcart,
You Don't Know
at what moment you may
meet with an accident that
may incapacitate you from
work for months,
A policy in the
pays $25 per week while you
are totally incapacitated from
work, with many special ben
efits for -eroianent injury, at
an annual cost to you of ? 25.
Let us see ypu about it.
923 FORT ST.
MANY ARE SEEKING
Six Candidates Running
For Clerkship of
Ur atriAIC rOMUin
W. 0. Smith Probably President of
Senate, Kalama Vice President
and Holstein Speaker
Now Hist 'the session of the I-cgls-
lutureils In sight, the matter ot tho
uppplulniehtt to the positions Incl-
dental thereto Is becoming a burning
question wltn the politicians anil
thove Interested In tho Jolm.
The position of Clerk of the House
is the one which seems to be the most
coveted; at least so far there are
fur more applicants for this position
known than for uny other. It. A.
Ktarna, the stenographer, Is uinsld-
ercd the favorite by many on account
I his ability nnd as he has the ad-
vintage ,bf having had experience
with this '(kind of work, uy holding
the position of stenographer of the
House In tho scsstou two Jeurs ago.
,11n gnlyrltt In Ream's luto appears
in be the fact that Holstein of Krv- Wudmmir-uccompanled by tho otllctuls
hala, who is oue of the powers of the (f tho church, were there, to mu that
House, la believed to bo against' him. tbelr distinguished guests were given
Jimmy !(iyd l another strung special attention. Tho lllshop, on
uindidate'tor.tuo1 clerkship. He has landing, thanked tho Japanese chll
the strong point-In his favor thut he drou for the reception accorded him
acted as clerk of the Republican Cen- kCf and his wife,
trul Committee Ulirlng the campaign, Among the passengers who arrived
and should thus be able to enlist the was J. A. Kennedy, president of tho
support of many of the local leglslh- Inter-Island Hteam Navigation Com
tots and iKilltlcluns, jiiiiy. He went up In tho Manchuria
Among the'pthcr candidates for nd returned today In I ho same boat,
this position are A. St. C. Pllunala, Mrs. B. T. Dreler, Mrs. Emma Dreler
who ran for the nomination for Au- fcI Edwnrd Dreler, Jamlly of tho lato
dllot. but 'was defeated In the con- August Dreler. also returned, lodsv.
vcntlon; Jas. I. Holt, the former Tax
Assessor; Woodward, why held a po
sition in the House last session; and
W. II. Ilccrs of Hllo, who Is tho only
man from thepthor Islands known to
be In the race.
There has been for some time n
move on foot to abolish the position
nt stonogrnpher ot the House, nnd let
the Clerk do the work of both post-
tlons, but It Is understood Hint this
will meet with strong opposition, et,
peclally from the members from the
other Islands. It It Is decided to re
tain both positions, 'those of the can
dldates mentioned who are stcnogru
pliers stand double chances of ap
polntment. though In every case tho.
clerkship Is considered the plum
With regard to the minor positions
In the House nothing definite enn be
(Continued on Pago 2)
can be aided in no more effective way
than by sending away a Cate of our
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KINO. PHONE 15.
YOU WANT WHAT
you want when you want it, applies
to a messenger boy. Ours are all
"JOHNNIES ON THE SPOT."
SERVICE. PHONE 301.
Chairs, Hookers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLD0.)
TOURIST RUSH IS
Manchuria Brings large
RETURNING MEMBERS OF
SPPriAl EMRACCV IRninn'
iffcUAL kflBAttl AHUAMD
Decks of Bifj Liner Are Black With
Humanity As Vessel
liming aboard a number of prom-
Incut Chinese Government officials re-
turning from their mission to Wash-
Ingtoii, and ono hundred and ninety
cabin passengers, ninety-seven ot
whom were for Honolulu, tho big I'a-
clllc .Mall liner Munchurla, entu-Ml the
harbor nnd docked at the Oceanic
wharf at 11:20 o'clock this nioinlug.
Kim wus gi cited by tho largest crowd
that had assembled there for many u
The Japanese Methodist school chll-
iireii, attired In their uniforms, were
at the wharf to lecelve and welcome
lllshop Charles W, Smith, who arrived
witli his wife.
On behalf of tho Honolulu Meth-
odlsts, Hev. J W. Wudman and Mrs.
Itov. J. T Jones and lfe are well
known to u 1 1 S3 number of Honolulu
people. A. W. T llottoinley, the
tanker, returned from a business trip.
Among the through passcugers thu
the members of tho Chinese Sieclai
Kmbassy, which went to Washington
with tho High ComrulsBlonor to thank
President Itoosovcll for Hie return of
, chlneso Indemnity. They are Dr.
Hsu Shi Chang. Tons Hong Chenic.
Wong Yuen Ciieng. Aslao Chilian, l.lu
sh,h Chung, l.lu Yin l.lng. Van Yh
Sue, Ow Ucng Tsang, Yang Yu Ylng
and Chu Hlng Yuen. At the wharr
they wero met by tho Chlneso commit
tee, who escorted them to tho Chlneso
C()I18Ulat(,( w(lcI1C0 1iey ,,rocetH,cd
The tourist rush Is now fairly on.
The corridors of the hotels present
ni unlimited appearance, nnd every
.where there arc little knots of eager
j visitors. Though the big Manchuria
brought 100 passengers hero today,
ery few of them were local people.
The passengers on tho Manchuria
ten or other parties preparing to
tome here and thero Is every Indica
tion that the coming season will bo
at the ,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Jan. 29.
substitute bill today covering the nioitn.cnt oriRinally started to preven
I Japanese from holding land in California. Thia bill provides that all
'aliens shall be prohibited from owning land
OAMBLINO OPPOSITION WILL BE DEFEATED
SACRAMENTO, Calif, Jan. 20,
track jMg has been unfavorably
lieved, however, that the bill will
WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 2D.
has asked for the appropriation of a
NEW YORK. N. Y Jan. 20.
Cheney and his family, who weie hilled in the Sicily disaster, nrrivcel
here today. The hearse bearing th: r.rraii's was cscort-d from the
steamer by thousands of Italians.
'QUAKE AT MALAGA '
MALAGA. Spain. Jan. 20. An earthauakc was felt lire tr-dnv.
There was no damace.
m i m
MESSINA, Sicily, Jan. 29. Severe shocks of earthquake were expe
rienced here today,
m i i
OMNIBUS CLAIMS B'LL PASSED
WASHINGTON, D. C Jan. 29. The Senate today passed the omni
bus claims hill.
$10,000. BY DYNAMITE
CARLTON, Texas. Jan. 29. The State Bank of this town was dyna
mited today. The robbers obtained 810.000. and escaped
LOOKINGJP DAM MEXICANJAS MAIL
I.eglslatUo work is beginning., Thlt i llil. cln. fun. t!u' mall hum -forenoon
a party of flu- legislators u ,..,,.. (- ,, ,,. Anu.rlra, ,,llttll)
Ited tho Nuiiaiiu dam on a tour of in . , , .
snertlon Tlii.- ..r ft.,i.-.i,.r. M...-
McCarthy, Qiilnn and Coelho, mid Hop
resentatlvu Kuitado of Hawaii. They
tdmply took a look around to aciiuaiut
thenikelves with tho lay ot tho land
and whnt has been done
Miss i:thel Arnold and Mrs. TiirnVr,
listers of Mrs. Humphrey Ward, are
as enthusiastic In faor or woman suf
frage ns Mrs. Ward Is opposed to It.
Miss Arnold Is now lecturing on eninl
suffrage In New York, nnd Mrs. i:ng
land has taken to tlio platform In Kilg
land. Peter Jackson (colored) of Spar
tanburg, S. C, wus sentenced to five
ears In prison for stealing n cheese.
remarkable for the number of persons
Thore were no vnrant accommoda
tions on the Mnnchiirln, and it Is re
ported that other ships headed this
way ure booked well ahead.
In a Store in which all the Attention is centered upon ONE
Buy Theni from Us
Because we have the fiptst and latest stock of goods to se
1051 PORT ST. The Place
As'cmblvinan Drew introduced
The bill to put nn end to r
repotted to the Senate It is
Scrctarv of the Interior Garfield
million dollars to ficht the Iniu.
REMAINS OF CONSUL
The boiics of United States Consul
I "''"" '"... is i-mk-i-iimi licnir
The M-;i nn u.i due to nrrle yest
d.i). m whin she sailed from Sut
I'rantlfcco, she took all of tho mail
Tho Manchuria sailed later and tin -what
mall had accumulated' slnco I'v
sailing or the Mexican, but tho bulk if-,
tlio Mtppl) Is mi the freighter. Tl.o
Mexican -Is ulsu bringing u largo ci
Hlgnnunt or supplies for work on tlu
permanent post nt I.cllehua.
Mrs llarrv Holt Iiuh been chou n
lo represent the Island or Oahu iu
the ranks of Hie Hawaiian prlncetf. .-
who will be one or tho chief featiii'-
of flu Plural Parade on WasliliK
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif., Jon. h
SUGAR: 88 analysis Beets, 10s.
3-4d. Parity, 4.12 cents. Previou
quotation. 10s. 1 l-2d.
Shoe Co., Ltd.,
To Buy Shoes.