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VOL. XI. NO. 4285.
10 PAOES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1909. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
7 " ''" -I"' "" v '.' 'l'mr?p'"V '
OF GRAFTTO DAVIES & CO.
Ugly Charges and Counter Charges in
House Fierce Fight Between In
surgents and Speaker's "Regulars"
Charges nnd counter-charges of
graft, allegations of unjust arid lilgh
bandod methods used by the Speaker,
throats, Insinuations of bribery, and
other pleasant features tore the calm
of 'the House to ribbons this morn
ing. Tho determination on tho part of
soma of the members to hare a thor
ough and complete Investigation
mado of everybody and everything
connected with the work of the
Houeo promises to bring out even
more startling charges than those
that have already been made.
draft Is In the atmosphere, nnd
every man soems to bo suspicious of
his fellows, Kalelopu made the flat
assertion on tho floor of tho House
this morning that there Is graft 'In
connection with the clerk-htre of
bomj of-tjio committees, and he de
manded that the matter be probed to
thV.'bQt'tPm. ..Ii&jitateil that ho was
CLOSE VOTE ON
House Is Now Doing Its
Work Without Any
Forty-Eighth Day Morning Settlor).
Ily tho closest voto of the session tho
House this morning sustained tho Gov
ernor' veto of tho bill to mako tho
counties pay their road laborers at tho
rate of 11.50 a day. The voto stood 14
to 13 for sustaining.
Thero was so much rowing over tho
allegations of graft, and so long a fight
over tho question of whether or not
the Breaker should bo sustained in bis
action In regard to IJoyd, that thorn
was not time enough to finish mora
than half tho business on tho Speaker's
(Continued on Page 3)
AN assortment of
" the nifty ties
such as are being
worn by fashionable
New Yorkers this
CORNER OF I0RT ud HOTEL STS.
preparing another resolution that
will provide for a complete Investiga
tion of every member and officer o(
the House, from tho 'Speaker down
to the messonger.
"Tho II u 1 1 e 1 1 n was absolutely
correct In the graft story, It publish
ed yesterday afternoon," declared
Long this morning. "I did Intend to
demand that a thorough investiga
tion be made into the charegs of
graft and bribery that havo come to
mo, nnd I Intend to stick to my
guns and see that the investigation
is mode. We don't want the commit
tee to do any whitewashing. We want
to' gel to the bottom of this matter."
There Is a strong' and determined
band o( Insurgents In Mie House now
who have mado up thYlr minds that
they are not going to bo. led by the
nose by the Speaker. Ld by Cohen,
they fought, n'hnrd baltle,.wl(h tho
(Continncdvorfl' Pste 3)
SENATE OUT AFTER
RECORD FOR SPEED
Many Bills Pass Upper
Chamber On Third
Forty-Eighth Day Morning Session,
Tho Senato tore through a stack of
routlno this morning In record time.
At 9 o'clock, when tho chamber con
vened, tho "order of the day" box on
tho Clerk's desk looked hopeless, but
by 11 o'clock everything had beer.
cleared up and tho solons wero ready
to go Into Committee of tho Whole on
the tax bill.
Tho emasculated loan bill, which
started life by calling for moro than a
million dollars, and ended by usking
only $100,000 for tho Kula plpo line nu
Maul, passed third reading without any
(Continued on Pace 3)
New Articles of Association Will Be
Prepared and Property 'Continued
-Price Rumored to Be Near
Tho property of the Ooknln Planta
tion of Hawaii has been purchased by
Theo. II. Davles & Co., Ltd., nt the
rumored flguro of $250,000.
Tho plantation will bo continued
under a new corporation with Theo. II,
DovIob & Co. as the ngentB.
Tho stockholders of tho old corpora.
lion, wIiobo charter expired tho first uf
tho month, will reallzo from twenty
threo to twenty-four dollars n shnre
according to present prospcctB. Tho
par value of Ookala was twenty dol
lars n share.
This moans that the mucb-dlscussed
Ookala deal Is finally consummated,
and It Is presumed thnt tho plantation
W. O. WALKER
Manager Ookala Plantation
will bo continued under tho manage
ment of Mr. Walker, who was one of
tho actlvo factors opposing tho closing
up In tho first place.
Tho charter of tho Ookala Plantation
Company expired on tho first of tho
month and under tho laws qf tho Ter
ritory tho directors of the defunct cor
poration became trustees for tho
stockholders. Thceo trustees, have
sold tho property and In addition to
this fund tho stockholders will gut
tho benefit of tho present crop of sug
ar. Tho Ookala capital Is $500,000.
The prospect for tho present crop Is
very bright and tho stockholders aro
certain to reallzo moro than par.
Whether tho transaction calls en
tirely for cash Is not known. Tho old
stockholders who wanted to contlnuo
The value of a home consists
in the comfort you are able
1 ,to derive from it.
A well-located lot, with an
unpretentious house upon it,
all your own. is the surest
start for a home that has real
Coma in and investigate
some of the choice building
sites we now have listed. It
will be worth your while.
REAL ESTATE DEPT.
IS SOLDICH ANGE
the plantation had very nearly If not
qulto a majority (und they wilt pre
sumably take stock1 In the new com
Thbse Involved In the deal will not
utnto what the uuw corporation will
bo. One man said thin morning that
Ookala might bo curried on undur tho
l.uupahochoa Bugar Company, which
la tho adjoining property and 0110 of
tho Davles plantations.
Tho oxact details Imve not been
worked' out but tho salu has been con
summated and tho 'Ookala property
will be 'continued.
- MAKEKFHONE WAR
Basis Of Combination Of
Mutual Co. 'And
The nows of tho telephone, deal pub
lished exclusively by the, D u 1 1 0 1 1 n
yestorday afternoon was ono of tho
most widely Interesting pieces of busi
ness Information Honolulu has had In
a long time.
The pcoplo want somo chango in tho
telephone system nnd the assurance
thnt tho now and tho old company wero
to get together does moro to promise
an Improvement than anything that
has conio to Honolulu in many years.
There Is now only ono doubtful fac-
(Omtianaa' om Pigt S)
SAN FRANCI3CO, April 13 Sugar:
96 degree centrslfugats, 3.92 cents, or
$78.40 per ton. Previous quotation,
MrB. W. Savldgo and threo children
wero nmong the outgoing passengers
In the Alameda, whleh loft at 10 o'clock
this morning. Mrs. Savldge Is tho wife
of tho clerk of tho Senato.
la small quantities taaituy mm.
aunen. ive oroeab 10 (euvtar
Island Fruit Co.,
78B.K3K5. M1W Iff.
Seats for the
nutj be had throufh this olc aad
at a tliffht advance over ,he mguhu
mm of tiokets. The will' be o
ORYIOE. raOHB 881.
JTEW BHTJPHZHT OF HIOX QRADD,, IMPORTED
fPKTJia MATTRESSES, FOR WOOD 01 IRON BEDS,
JUST RECEIVED. , , .-J
J. Hopp & Co.,
185 KIrTQ ST.
Senate Confirms Hemenway As Attorney-General
Coelho Springs Sen
sation and Secret Ballot Is Taken
Charles Rood Hemenway was this
morning confirmed by tho Senate us
Attorney-General. A secret ballot was
taken, nnd when the slips wore, count
ed, It was found that nluu of tho solons
favored' Hemenway' confirmation,
whllo but four opposed it. There was
one blank ballot.
Tho following message of nomination
was this morning sent down by the
I Governor, and tho Senate at once took
.action, with tho result that. In shoit
order, the Attomcy-Ocnoral was as
fcurnd of tils Job:
j "I hereby nominate and proiKjse,
with the ndvlco and consent of the Sen
ate, to appoint Charles It. Hemenway
as Attorney General.
I "1 do tills on Ahe understanding that
tho non-ronflriatlon of Mr. Hemcn
way's fnrinur liiinolntmnnt wn. tint rn.
suit ln.rlrt of".-ml8undenitajidnga as to
"T".--V,-,- MOTHIV I7VMVI IIIUU llln
1 uu .inn, .lagia nr moro . m(iy- uuaui
na xacui '
P W UTILITIES
iTO BE INVESTIGATE
Charges That Gas Co.
Is Collecting fao
, High Rales
Tho rates char god by tho Oas Com
pany, Electric Light Company und
other public service corporations aro
exccsBlvo and exorbitant nnd tho ser
vlcu Is In somo Instances Inadequate
according to complaints that havo been
made to Representative Castro, and he
proposes to have tho matter lookid
For Instance, complaint was mado tn
Castro by ono man that bin gas bill
ono month amounted to $7, whllo tho
I dWM tm. 1 HJJU1
''Courtesy sad .Prompt
Attentiei to Patrons"
is the lUndinf order in our
Please let us demonstrate.
A. Y. CAFE
stood, tho appointment now proposed
will provu satisfactory to your honor
That the fact that Hemenway was
knifed through the medium of a trade
proposition when his name first ennm
up, was genorully recognized, was
mado plain when, after the fending f
tho message, Scnntor Kulrchlld arose
and said that tho Governor had assured
him thut he had no Intention of send
lug Campbell's name down axalu for
the Treasurershlp, unless tho Seimlc
fchould express n desire to havu him
do so. 1
Thoso who wanted Campbell's scalp j
voted iigalnst Hemenway In order tn I
accomplish their end. Fulrchltd's Unto I
inent showed that there was no further !
excuse far opposition on that scoro.
Senator CoolhU sprang a bit of n
sensation when ho called for a secret
ballot instead of tbo customary qatl of.
next month the bill' amounted to $17,
although only n small gas store was
used, there wero tho sumo number of
persona In tho family both month's, the
samo number of meals wero served
and tho stovo used no longer ono
month than It wub another.
On account of such complaints Cns
tro presented the following resolution.
"Whercns, there are now existing In
tho Territory of Hawaii certain cor
porations by vlrtito of franchises grant
ed by tho Legislature and approved by
Congress for the purpose of furnishing
to tho public electricity and gas for
lighting, power and domestic conven
"Whereas, said corporations nro gov
erned by tho provisions contained in
their respoctlvo franchises and subject
to further legislation that may bo en
acted for their regulation, and
"Whereas, public complaints nro
mado thnt the services rendered by
said corporations aro Inadequate nnd
tho prices charged by them for the
furnishing of electricity and gns for
lighting, powor nnd domestic conven
iences aro regarded as excosslve und
"Whereas, public opinion Is such
that a public Investigation of the In-
etjultablenesH of tho said charges and
tho Inadequacy of the said services
should bo made with a view of effecting
legislation to better regulnte said cor
porations In this rospect, therefore
"Be It "Itesolvcd by tho Legislature
of tho Territory of Hawaii:
(Coatinued on. Pago 2)
There are times when economy
is the worst form of extravagance.
Not so when you buy our
They are economical at all times
because they wear so well and look
so good until they are worn out.
Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd.
1051 Fort Street Tel. 282
CONSTANTINOPLE. Turkey, April
14. The now Cabinet lias be:n in
stalled but the situation is still sc
rioas, Tho rioting continues with
sailors cud marines of the navy join
ing with the populace.
HEW YORK, N. Y.. April 14.
Jack Johnson, tip negro heavy
weight, and Slanlev Ketchcl havo
been signed to fiaht n 20-round cham
pionship contest nt Colma on Octo
Tho ,iursc will be made up o one
half the gross receipts, the winner
to take sixty-five pjr cent.
WASHINGTON, D. C, April 14.
The sale of old Government arms lias
been forbidden, as it is found tlint
they havo been shipped to Spanish
America, presumably to arm revolu
GUAYAQUIL. Ecuador, April 14.
A plot for tho overthrow of the Gov
ernment has been, discovered.
WASHINGTON, D. C. April 14.
President Taft will make liis sum
mer home at Bcvcruy, Mass.
OFFICERS ARE PARDONED
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, April
14. Admiral ReRoriell and Lieuten
ant Smyrnotf. who were imprisoned
for surrendering to the forces of Ja
pan, have been pardoned.
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