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Korea i . .' l'cb. 19
Monnn . ,' l'cb. 19
The day, when Ihe poorly llflhletl
ctore, below the level of the street,1!
will be patronized, ha none anl
riddance. The clean, well lighted store
easily entered and advertised In the
D ul I e 1 1 n wins.
Makurn , Mch
In 'Honolulu It's the Evening Bulletin
VOL. XI. HO. 4236.
,10 FAOES. HONOLULU, ,TEBRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY FEBRUARY 16, 1909. 10 FAOES.
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5 CENTS. -V
MATSON TO HANDLE TOWING BUSINESS
WHO IS MAYOR FERN'S DICTATOR?
Oceanic Company Disposes of All
Towing Interests; New Owners
of Tugboat Have Monopoly of
Business In Honolulu Harbor.
Henceforth nit (if tlio steam tow bo it
InslncbH of thu port will ho In Ihe
IiiiikIh of the. Mat boh NnUgntlon Com I
pilij. inu uccumc liiKtitmi, me in
trcpld, litiH heen purchased lij the Mat
Word of the mile of the Intrepid, mm
Instructions to turn the boat out to
Captain lljdo, her new commander,
came hy the l.urllhu thin morning, anil
as booh as the neccssnrj legal foil iih.'
lilts hac been gono through with, W
O Irwin & Co, Hawaiian rt present u
Hos of tlio "Oceanic HtuaniKhlp Com
pan), will turn Ihe Intrepid over to
the legal representatives of the Mat
A letter, advising Irwin & Co of tlio
deal, wan mailed hoiiiu wtcks ago, un
cording to mlvlccH recohod this morn
ing, lint It failed to arrho, In (niMe
nuenco it was not until a diipllralo
reached hero thnt W M. OlfTanl, the
manager of the company, had am Ink
ling of what was In tlio air. 1 litis tlio
Maor Kern and hlBjtf)cnlot.rnlla
supporters get a Hohrarifor their 01
her In tho reply to tho return and
answer to tho alternative) writ of
mandamus In tho "County taso," filed
today on behalf of tho petitioner,
Charles Coster, hy County Attornoy
Ci.thuirt and his deput), I'red Mil
crton In their return and ntiswci, Trcaa
incr Trent, and of courso Major Fein
and tho Democrats, charged tlio He
publicans with conspiracy to dcprlvo
tho Major of liln rights and privi
leges under tho Munlclpnl Art. In
(lib reply filed todas tlio County At
torneys department makes tlo coiiii-ter-chnrgo
that nil tlio nits of tho
Major In attempting to appoint cm
plojcs of tho City and County Go
ernment and committees of tho Hoard
of Supervisors wero not Ills own free
mid Independent ni ts, hut wcro dic
tated and controlled by tlici Demo
cratic Centrnl Committee
Tho reply i-ajs In part'
"Petitioner alleges Hint all of tlio
uttB nnd proceedings of Iho said
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. Let us show you some of our fine Spring trousers.
THE KASH CO., LTD.
CORNER OF FORT and HOTEL STS.
I.urlluu brought both Iho now torn
mnndcf and tlio news of thu unto
Last December tlio HprockeK tit-eld
td to dispose of their towlmat Interests
In Han Krnticlsco, and all of their boats
there vera sold to tlio ShlOwncra
.mil Merchants' Tugboat Compiny.
Tlio deal included tlio tug Intrepid,
but, as tlio new company has no rep
icscntutlvo hero, thu business contln
mil to bo handled bj Irwin S. Co ntid
nil n turns wcro mado through tlio
Oceanic Steamship Company
The Shipowners and Merchants'
Tugboat Company did not find It ad
lsublo to operate n boat mi fir from
Han l'raiu'lsco, lioweer, so an offer
from the Mntson iicopln wan accepted
and thu last Sprockets, tugboat passed
into other hands
The Intrepid is Iho only tug In tin
harbor doing n roglilar Inning buol
ners, in, with her purchase, tho Mat-
sou Navigation C(inipan comes Into
control of thu ontlru towing IiuhIiiosj,
Hoard of Supervisors of tho City nnd
County of Honolulu . . . were dono
In nil endeavor to carry out tho will
and desire of tho pcoplo of tho Terri
tory of Hawaii, as oxprcsscd In . . .
.tho Municipal Act, nnd with tho hon
est endeavor to carry on the Govcrn-
jment of tho City nnd County of Ho
nolulu strictly In at cord with tho
provisions of said Munlclpnl Act, and
not with any intont or tloalro on tho
'pnit of said Hoard to dcprlvo said
t Major of any of tlio duties, privileges,
or powers granted lilm hy said Mil
iihlUp.il Act. ... All nets of tho
Hoard of Suponltors . . . which In
ter foul . . . with any action or at
tempted aitlou on tho part of said
Major wero done. In an attempt . . .
to prcvtnt said -Major from arbitrar
ily, illegallj, and without authority
of law, usurping powers nnd func
tions not grnutcd to him olthcr di
nt tly or liullroctly by said Munici
pal Act, and In nn endeavor to pre
ont tho said Major from hindering,
dilajlng and Interfering with tho
duu administration nnd progress of
(Continued on Page 3)
GOX KNEW NOTHING
OF CUT JNJAYROLL
Police Committee Took
Action In Absence
WILL DEMAND THAT
Sheriff Had Been Assured That No
Reduction Would Be Made and
Not without some plllkla will tlio
Supervisors put through tin ir scheme
of cutting the pollco pajroll Hvcrj-
thing wns nppnrcntlj slipping an along
as smoothly as any ono could wish un
til Cox teppcd onto tho scMio.
Though Cox Is tho chnlrmiii "t th"
pollco conmlttcv, ho was not present
when tho other committeemen got in
their pruning work, and In fact, tho
first thnt ho know about the affair ho
read In tho II u 1 1 o 1 1 n last night.
Cox had already assured Sheriff Jar
rott thnt thcro would he. ho cut In tlio
IhiIIco appropriation, nnd, when ho
beard that, In his absence, Quluu and
Ahla had sliced some $385 from thu
monthly pajroll of tho guardians of
tho hmc. Iih. figuratively shaking.
went UP In the air.
Although Ills perpetual gopd humor
una, as over, In evidence this morn
ing. Cox was, npp.irt.ntly, far from
"I assured Sheriff larrott that (hero
would ho no change In the ixillco ap
propriation from that of last month,"
said Cox this morning "I knew nodi
ing of this arrangement until I read II
In tho nowspniiers. I wns not present
when tho other members of thu com
mittee took action, and I knew uoth
lug of whnt was contemplated"
Cox snjs that tho matter wilt be
brought up at tho meeting of tho Sup
ervisors this evening, and there Is no
doubt but that ho will make a slrenii
oils effort to havo tho work of the
Hoard, In regnrd to salary cutting, un
A copj of tho committee report, re
ommendlng tho cut In salaries, wns
filed In thq Auditor's office, with Cox's
signature attached. As soon us thu
Irato Supervisor mado tho dlscovcrj.
ho descended upon tho office forio mid
had his name orased
(Continued on Page 3)
"Tho College of Hawaii With Itola
Hon to Our Communltj Interests" will
ho tho subject of a tnlk by President
Gllmoro of Hint Institution nt tho hi
monthly meeting of tho Chamber of
Commerco tomorrow afternoon at
o'clock. President Morgan of tho
Chamber of Commerco has Issued a
general Invitation to tho business men
of this city to bo present. Tim mock
ing will ho held In tho rooms 'of the
Chamber In tho Stangcnwald building.
CAUCUS At 4 O'CLOCK.
Tim cnucus of Itopuhllcan auteniblj
linn, which was M-heduled to como off
al 2 o'clock this afternoon, will bu held
ul I o clock at llopubllrau hcadnuart
$5 a Year
Tomorrow morning the House of
Representatives or the Fifth l.rcls
Icture of the Tcrrtnrj of Hawaii will
be Called to order bj Representative
Affonso of llllh, rind the nn days' la
bors of the lawmakers, which promise
to exceed In Btrenitoslly the work of
Hercules, will begin It may ho too
much to say thnt thcro arc any An-
genu Ftablrs to bo cleaned, but tho
t nances are thnt that little stunt of
liu (Irerlaii tletnl-god were a snap
compared with what Speaker llols
Tho organization of the House will
be the first order of business. Of i
course, this has been more or less cut
nnd dried In caucus, but thcro will
be some formal opposition, although '
r.o stiong fight Is looked for Mr
Ilolstdn will he elected Speaker and
Charles lllro of Kauai will he tho
Upon taking his soil, Speaker ltol-
stein will name his tommlttecs. Notb-1
Ing radical In this line Is looked for.
at it Is generallj known who will
head the Important committees
.mi mere may uc fcome irouuio oier
tho general make-up of tho commit-
(Continucdjm Pago 6)
ARE COMING HERE
Two Warships Of Nippon
To Bring Cadets
Tho Japnneso cruisers Sojn mid Aso,
commanded by Admiral II. IrhlJI, will
urrlve from tlio Yokosuka navy jord
111 tho early part of next month, prob
ably on tho 14th. Tho cruisers hau
on board tho cadets of thu Imierial
nay Captain Mochi of tho Japanese
tramp steamer Klbiigatn Maru, binupht
tho nows hero
Tho cruiser Soja, which was nrlg
Innlly named Vallan, was captured Chltllngworth wcro responsible for his
from tlio Itusslans during tho It'isso- making tho first affidavit. "Kaaumo
Japan war. Shu wns badly damaged nna's statement wns made right In this
then but wns repaired, Sho Is u fi'iOO-
ton cruiser. Tho Abo Is of 77116 t'mK
Admiral IchlJI, u eteran of thu Hut
so-Jnpan war, who was with Adml-iil ana made his statements voluntarily.
Togo nil through tho conflict, will. Now, after tho demurrer has been bus
have, as bis flagship, the cruiser Hova. (Continued on Page 2)
now long inn cruisers win stay hero
no ono is able to state, Tho Japanese
Consul General has not as yet receded
a dispatch from tho Homo government
but It is expected that such Info'iia
Hon wllj bo sent .after tho cruisers
havo left Japan.
Tho officers of tlio cruisers, nccoid
Ing to tho "Mnlnlchl." a Japaneso
lumiHiiuni uu ngo (,)
NEW SHIPMENT OF HIGH GRADE, IMPORTED
SPRINOvMATTRESSES, FOR WOOD OR IRON BEDS,
J. Hopp & Co.,
185 KING ST.
TO LIEJN SAFETY
No Probability of An
ATTORNEY QENFRAL THINKS
LAST AFFIDAVIT A LIE
Doubts That the Grand Jury Would
Indict The Charge of Coer
cion Comes in lor
"I)ald Kuaumoana undoubtedly
committed perjury In one nfTldnvIt or
Iho other and I am Inclined to belluvu
that It was In this latter afflibult I
am convinced thnt ho told the truth In
the first amdivlt when ho said that lit
was hired by Charles Booth to kct fire
to llixjth's hoiiBC.
"Hut whether I shall proceed against
liltn for perjurj nnd cndoinor to hao
him Indicted on that charge by tho
(Irani! Jurj I hau not jet decided, aH
I hnvu not had time to consider thu
"llowojer, I doubt If tho presmt
Grand Jurj would return an Indict
incut against Kaaunioann. And I mj
self do not think that It would be en-
Iro I iih Htm In ciinvlrt KnuiitnnknH nf
IK.rjury nIui ot ,ho rca criminal go
I This Is tho way Attorney Oenoral
lllcmenway sums up tho situation as
regards Kaaumoana,, who was charged
with having, at tho Instigation of
Charles Hooth, set fire to tho houLO of
the lattor and burned It down, and
who, In an nffldaWt confessed that ho
was guilty of tho crime
Tho Attorney General Is not jet do
l elded as to whether or not ho will
take any action In thu matter, but Is
Inclined to bclloo that ho will lei It
rest where It is, and leato It for tho
Insurance cur"inles to proceed
against Hooth In a chll action. "I
i tailed up tho agents of tho Insurance
companies and had a talk with them
after Judge Do nolt rendered his do
creo sustaining tho demurrer," said
Mr Hcmenwny. "I do not know what
they Intend to do, tint If thoy nro going
to tako any action, hey will liavo to
do so pretty soon, or tho statute of
limitations will mako It Impossible for
them to brlug a civil action to recocr
, tho Insurance money paid Hooth
I Mr. Hcraenway ridicules Knaumc-
'ana's charge that tho threats of Charlio
office In tlio presenco of five people,
Bald Iho Attornoy General, "nnd thern
was absolutely no coercion. Kaaumo-
THE BEST THAT MONEY
Island Fruit Co.,
Our Boys Are
to climate and hard runs. They nev
er give up when told to rush.
SERVICE. PHONE 361.
SKAGWAY, Alaska, Feb. 10. An
tcday. No damage was done.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Turkey. Feb.
day caused buildlnps to collapse, and
BUDAPEST, Hungary, Feb. 10.
in various parts of Hungary.
TARIFF MEN MEET
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. Feb. 16.
iff Convention are here in large numbers. The convention was formally , '
LONDON. Enclnnd. Feb. 10.
liament today. The speech from the
the country in no warlike mood.
THREATENED WITH DYNAMITE
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16 Lawrence Jones, a millionaire mer
chant, was today approached by a m in with a revolver in one hand and
a stick of dynamite in the other, wht demanded the immediate payment
of ?7000, The man was overpowered.
' "- " ''Vitf'-.
THREE JURORS EXCUSED il .
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.. Feb. 16 Thrc: of the jurors drawn to try 1f
Patrick Calhoun were excused today. , -
CARTER COMING HOME S
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 10 Ex-Goernor Carter sailed today"
for Honolulu on the Mongolia. n,
Pew Changes From Personnel of
Of Lower House Solidly for Hoi
stein Shingle INot a Candidate.
COMMITTEES Or THE SENATE
1 WajB.nnd Means ralrchlld, C'oelho, Moore
2 Judiciary Kniidscn, Chlllliigworth, Makekau
3. 1'iibllc Kxpendltiire Clillllngworth. Kill una. Woods.
4. I'uhlle hands, Ktc Knlamii, Kniidsen, Harvej,
fi. Public Health Coolho. nilrchlld. Ilnnoj-.
0. Education llnblnson, Drown, McCarthy,
7. Knrollmcnt, Kevislon, and Printing Drown, Qulnn, MiCnrthj-.
8. Accounts Qulnn, Hoblnson, Woods.
9. Hulcs Kalama, Kniidecn, Dal.ei.
W O Smith will bo 1'rcsldent of
tho Senate This wns decided upon
bj the Republican Senators In cau
cus jestcrday afternoon. Ho will
serve, Thcro was neer a time when
there was any doubt concerning tlio
sentiment of the other Republican
In a dress shoe, you wnnt ono that is comfortable. You
can't get it in a cheap shoe.
Our CHIEF is madt. with a hand-wcltcd sole of tho
finest selected material by skilled workmen. Very few boot
factories can make hand-made shoes because they don't
keep the, skilled workmen.
Manufacturers Shoo Co., Ltd.
carthqttako shock was felt here
1G. An earthquake at Sivas to-
thirty people were killed in the
Earthquake shocks were felt today'
The delegates to the National Tar- .
Kintr Edward oncned the British Par
throne was pacific and presented'
Senators In the matter hut there was
a slight doubt iih to whether or not
Smith would iiccupt tho honor.
S i; Kalama hi slated for tho Vlcn
I'rtsliloncy, while William Savldgo
will bo Clerk T he t holto of S ivldgu
(Continued on Page 2)
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