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VOL. XI. NO. 4235.
LEGISLATORS CAUCUSING FOR SESSION OFFICERS
PEARL HARBOR DOCK AWARD DELAYED
Tlie "Princess Theresa" Is married.
Since (lie 10th of February Mr. ami
Mrs. Lewis T HellUcau have been
heme) mooning after n very quiet wed
ding nl which the Major of tho city
wns the gueBt of honor nml Hev. Muses
Nnkiilmi "tied the ntiitlnl knot."
The announcement of tho niarrlngQ
naturally created much Interest In the
rlty as the "Princess Theresa" has
been n very prominent factor In tlni
public lire of tho islands. Hho has
usually been n gieat political factor
during Ih'j legislative period but tier
Robert Shingle's Name
Is Suggested As
Robert Shingle Is being spoken of
an ii possible candidate to oppose Hol
steln for the Speakership of the
House. Oahii members feel that, as
this Island has neor had a represen
tative in tho Speaker's chair. It Is
about time that koine steps be tul.en
tn set in e recognition.
Just whnt action tho members will
take no una Is prepared to say, but
the rumor that Shingle's name will
be brought up, and that bo may have
n build Oabu delegation liehlnd him,
will not down.
Should Shingle not be the one chos
en to presldo over the deliberations
of the lower chamber of luwamkers,
It is suggested that he bo given tho
chairmanship of the Finance Com
mittee. On the other band, there are
many who think that, out of courtesy,
Illce should again be named for that
Jimmy Ixid seems to be the gener
al choice of the prophets for tho boith
u( clerk of the House.
' A'. O. Smith Is generally conceed
ed to be tho man who will ptcsldo
over the Senate Tho next strongest
man Is pi nimbly Eric Knudsen, whom
marly all of tbo 0. O. I Senators
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THE BEST THAT MONEY
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
There is more to the cut. of the Trousers than most men
imagine ; in PARAGON trousers, there is a distinctiveness
that men know and like,
They are pre-shrunk, correctly tailored, and rightly
priced.1 Let us show you some of our line Spring trousers.
1 3:30 EDITION
marrlngo Is presumed to Indicate that
sho will finally give up politics en
tirely. Lewis T nclllvcati Is registered In
tho marriage certlflcato as 29 years of
age, and .Mrs. Wilcox as J8. tlolllveau
Is nn American, born In Minnesota.
Ills father was of French potentugo
and his mother Irish, He Is apparent
ly n newcomer.
Princess Theresa Is the widow of
tho lalo Hubert Wilcox, leader of tbo
Hawaiian people ntut first Delcgato
from tho Territory or Hnwall to Con
gress. Tilal of tho "County case" will bo
begun In the Circuit Court of Judge
Koblhson tumurrow afternoon at 2
o'clock, to becum a ruling from the
Judge on n number of disputed ques
tions of fact before tho cube as n
whole Is reserved to tho Supreme
It wns hoped that there would bo
no dlsputo as to the facts, In tho case,
In which event tho whole matter
would luivo gone directly up to the
Supremo Court. Hut this afternoon
In court W. A. Kinney, for Treasurer
Tient, put tU plnlntltT upon bis
proof ns to a number of tho facts al
leged. He Insisted that tho plaintiff
must show tho nationality uf Coster,
and refused to admit tho appoint
ment of Coster by Thomas Cummins;
also that tho action of tho Hoard of
Supervisors was unanimous. Tho
plalntlrr Is also put upon his proof
ns to tho allegation that tbo refusal
of TreiiBiuer Tient to pay the salary
warrant Is based Mitely upon his
questioning of the validity of the
Fred. Mllverton, for the plaintiff,
nlto lefuse's to admit all the facts
claimed as true by the iespondent.
So these matters will all have tn be
i In called out before the caso can go
to tbo higher court.
Dr. Hdwnrd H. Porrln will suo John
A Ilonbon for land scrip or $80,000,
iU hiring revenge and vindication of
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1909. 10 PAGES.
"GUILTY" IS PLEA
OF JOS INSTAYTON
Post Office Employee To
FEBRUARY TERM OF U.S.
DISTRICT COURT OPENS
Many Important Cases Koki Trial
March. 15 Rosenburg Mat
ter To Come Up To
morrow John Stnyton, nsslstant postmas
ter who was charged with having
opened certain letters addressed to
Postal Inspector Hare, tills morning
pleaded guilty to tho chargo In tho
United States District Court. Ho will
nppcnr for sentence next Friday. This
Ii the speedy and rather unexpected
ending of a matter which promised
ti' engage tho attention of tbo court
for soma time.
Staylon's plea was entered at tho
first session of the special February
term of tho court. Tills term will bo
a busy one, its there are n number of
important cases on the culendar
which will coma up for trial. Among
them is the case of Moses Kokl,
against whom there uro eleven moio
Indictments charging him with rob
bing tbo Unltml States mall.
The first canes to bo tried wlH bo
those In which Rosenberg, the Junk
man, Is tho defendant. Ho was first
Indicted about 16 months ago on tho
chnrgo of icccivlng stolen property.
and It wns charged nt that time that
ho was In tho habit of encouraging
young boys to steal so that he could
buy the pilfered goods from them.
Tliero are two indictments pending
against him. Trial on the flrst ono
will bo begun, tomorrow morning, and
the second enso will bo taken up ns
soon us the first is llnlsbcd. Attorney
I.ion Straus appeared In court this
morning as lawyer for Hosenborg.
No other canes nro set for a time
certain yet, but most of them will
cpmo up FiliUy to bo sot. Among
them Is tho awe of Isoi, charged with
Importing women fur immoral pur-
Thero wero two discharges In bank
ruptcy this morning, the petitioners
being Stanley A. Cutter und S. A.
Tho Grand Jury was sworn1 In and
nt onco began Its labors. Judge Halo
appointed Norman B. (ledge foreman
and Dr. Rogers wus sworn In ns ball
Iff. Judge Dolo's charge to the Grand
Jury was along tho usual lines, only
ono special recommendation being
made. The Judge ald:
"I am Informed by tho District At
torney that several indictments wero
found by tho Grand Jury for tho Oc
tober, 1908, term, charging certain
persons with the Importation of worn-
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$5 a Year
The Bulletin Way
Day after tomorrow, the Fifth Leg
islature of the Territory of Hawaii
will begin Its labois and will probably
continue In session for sixty working
dnK. Some hope lias been explod
ed that the full lime may not bo tak
en up. but there Is little piobnblllty
of the session being shortened any
under the full time allowed by tbo
The first session of the House will
be opened by Hcprereiitullve O. F.
Affonso of Hlto undei the House rule
that the temporary cl, airman shall bo
tho Ileprescntntlvo from tho First
liepresentntlvo Dlstilct of the Dig
Island who received tho largest num
ber of vutes at the election.
II. I.. Holstelu, Speaker nt the last
session, will undoubtedly be chon
to occupy the Chair again this ses
sion. Charles A. Itlce will probably
bf re-elected Vlro Speaker, and will
nluo'hend the Finance Committee
The Senato will probably bo open
ed by Senator lliown ns temporary
1'iesldent. Ho will. It Is conceded,
surrender the President's chair to V.
O. Smith, who Is expected to bo elect
ed wltli but iiiirjuncfory opposition,
to preside over tho deliberations dur
ing tho session.
Senator Kalama la slated far tho
Vlco Presidency of tho Senate, Wil
liam Savldgo has no opposition for
the elerkshlp, and Charlla Clark Is
expected in his old eupaclty of scr-geant-at-arms,
to bustle absent mem
bers Into tho -Senatorial chamber
when a vote Is called for.
Tho chief fight uf the session prom
ises to develop over tho Governor's
recommendation fur the pussago of a
special Inconio tax law, tho ptoceeds
to go Into a special fund to be deuted
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GARDEN ISLE WILL HAVE
Kauai will bo represented by a
daughter of the Island among tho
"princesses" on Washington's
Illrthday. Chairman Mclnomy
this morning received a wireless
message Trom Francis Gay, an
nouncing that n princess mid her
mount will arrive hero Thursday.
This completes the list of Is
land princesses, and makes It
possible for tho committeemen to
f go ahead with their plans. Gay
originally promised to supply
-f princess and steed, but later suld
that ho could not do so. Ho will
hold by his original promise.
Our Boys Are
to climate and hard runs. They nev
er give up when told to rush.
SERVICE. PHONE 361.
NEW SHIPMENT OF HIGH GRADE, IMPORTED
SPRING MATTRESSES, FOR WOOD OR IRON BEDS,
J. Hopp & Co.,
185 KING ST.
Is not the only way, but
WITH HOI RULER
Achi's Office Is Chosen
VISIT LABOR CHIEF
Representatives Won't Admit That
Political Advice Is Sought and
Say "Friendship" Prompts
Already u number of the Democrat
Ic legislators have commenced to
gioup around W. C, Achl, evidently
In search of pulnters. Yesterday uf
ternoon about threp mcmoerH wero
In consultation with Achl. What
their subjects wero no ono I able to
tell nor prophesy, but, at any rule,
they appeared to bo In earnest.
Senator Makeknu, nn old friend uf
Senator Achl, wus among those pres
ent. When asked what matters In
terested them most, Makeknu declined
tu say. Ho stilted, however, that ho
was there to sen Achl ns n friend.
"Achl and I," said Makeka'j, "ore uld
schoolmates. Wo were educated to
gether In I.uhalnuluua Seminar mid
as such I eft I led on him to renew our
.. Robert. Nawahlne, another caller nt
Achi's Iibuse, wns diplomatic lu Ills
answer. Ho would not divulge what
he was talking about with Achl and
his friends. Nnwahlno Is a now hand
so far as legislative matters aro con
cerned. Ho Is said to bo a candidate
for the chairmanship of tho Military
J. W. Moanault this morning was
In consultation with Achl. He stated
that ho Is prepared to help all mcas
uics that are good for tho rich and
poor alike. Hn would not say what
paitlcular bill l.o Intended to Intro
duce when tho Leglslatuio meets.
II. M. Kanlho lias been, It Is said.
In lonsultatlon with tho Home Rulo
leaders, He lias bis bills prepared,
hut tlje "Cunnon Hall of Kohala" will
not give them out for publication. 11.
I,. Kawewebl, no wa legislator from
Konn, Is keeping himself busy, sizing
up tho games of the other legislators.
I This afternoon at 2:30 o'clock tbo
llbmie Hulo and Democratic members
from Hawaii will hold a caucus In tho
office of W. C. Achl In the ICaplolnnl
building. Whether Achl will remain
In his office to gtvo them pointers or
not, no ono will say.
A caucus of the Republican part;
loaders, which was called for today
lit noon, wns adjourned till tho same
iA late wireless to the agonta states
that tho I.urllno will nrrlvo tonight
it's the Best Way
WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 15.
bids opened Saturday for the construction of the Petti Haibor drydock.
WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 15.
ine New Mexico and Arizona as Slates
WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 15.
ed in the blowing- up of the battlcsli'p Maine in the haibor of Havana
were held here today. Admiral Sigsbec who commanded the ship at the
time, was the principal speaker.
' m i
KNOX MAY BE
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 15.
moving the Constitutional bar to thi
Secretary of State. The bill reduces
of State to former figures.
CHICAGO, 111., Feb. 15. A severe storm prevails throughout
Middle West. Traffic is blockaded.
THIRTY LIVES LOST
Belgian steamer Australia today. Thirty lives were lost.
Judge Seidell II Kingsbury this
inoi nlng took the oath of olllcu mid
vus sworn In by Chief Justice Halt
well us Judge of the Circuit Court of
Judge Kingsbury bus not yet re
ceived his commission, but ho had n
cablegram fiom Attomoy (icitcrnl
Ilcuapurle stating that "Your com
mission was signed and forwarded to
day " This was dated February 11,
so the commission should nrrlvo in
about ten days.
The Republican senators am caucus
ing this artcrnuon tu tho oltlco of Hon.
W. O, Smith, Tim session opened nt 3
o'clock with ten unions In attendance,
others entering tho mom soon after.
Tho will of nobort William Martin
off, who died In this cltv Januaiy S,
was probated this morning. Mr Mar
tlnoft left all his pioperty, nmomitlng
to HG20.G2. to tbo trustees of tho Knul
kealani Children's Home. Charles Don
wns named ns executor or tl.e will
In a dress shoe, you want one thnt is comfortable. You
can't get it in a cheap shoe.
Our CHIEF is madt- with a hand-wcltcd sole of the
finest selected material by skilled workmen. Very few hoot
factories can make hand-made 'shoes because they don't
keep the skilled, workmen.
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UNLESS you have tried a B ti 1 1 e ?
t i n Want Ad., you have not tried
the SUREST METHOD OF FINDING.
A HOUSE OR RENTING ONE.
IW ONE CENT A WORD!
PRICE 5 CENTS.
No award litis bejn made under the
The separate Statehood bill creat
of the Union passed the House of
Memorial services for the men kill
SECRETARY OF STATE
The Ho3 nassed a bill toJav re-'
appointment of Senator Knox as,
the t:laiy of the oflicp of Secretory
WEED DECIIIES III
ACCEPT MS WIWIMIS
Fied Weed. I'oltce Cotirt olllccr.
puliation utiicer, mid Hawaiian In
terprctei. did not get his Biihiry war-
liint this moiiilng Ho called for llio
pink slip, but when It was prcscntod
'to lilm he made tho dlseovery Unit,"
Ills salary hud been cut.
j The rut was the i raull of tho ilifc
I Hon of tbo Committee on I'ullco at
tho Hoard of Supervisors. Tho Hi fit
payroll that cumo mi went tluough
all right, but the last one did not
faro to well.
Weed's position, under Drown
paid J 1()0 a mouth. During laukea'b
'Inriimbency It wns reduced to 8d;
ami now it is tut to $75. As tbo tcr
vlces had been rendered beforo tho
cut was made, thoro mo those whit
claim that the Hoard hail no light
to make tho ledtictlon.
Four other policemen who found
j their warrants short declined to ac
cept them, and there Is now n possi
bility that a new dispute, which wlI
licqiilrc u legal declilon, may luivo
i been started. .
President of Stnnfonl senior
I mimes (ommlttecs for festivities lu
(Connection with commencement ex
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