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VOL. 'XI. NO. 4280.
S PAOBS. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1809. 8 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
SEARCH FOR LITTLE GRAFT
CITIZEN FISHERIES BILL
REAR ADMIRAL 9EDREE, U. S. N.
WASHINOTON, D. 0., Anril 15.
Admiral Sebrec will succeed Admir
al Swinburne in command of the Pa
cific Fleet. Admiral Berry will suc
ceed Sebrec in. command of the First
Division., s '
'PETROLEUM TO BE FREE
.WASmNOTOND. C. April. 15.
The Payne-tariff bill was returned
to the House,' today so as to include
the products of petroleum on the free
ROOSEVELT AT ADEN
ADEN. Arabia, April 15. Colonel
Roosevelt's party arrived heretoday.
Rjgu!ai Rates Are Paid
On Popular "
Ono hundred and hlxty-two thou
baml dollars' In dividends were re
ported on tho Stock Kxrhunge this
morning us paid out today. Theso
nrp tho resulnr dividends of the lGtli
of thu month, unit Include Hawaiian
Sugar, Uuhii plantation, .Oaliu Kail
road, I'epeekeo, nnd Wnlalua. With
the exception of 1'cpcckeo all tliei,o
AN assortment of
" the nifty ties
such as are being
worn by fashionable
New Yorkers this
C0RN1R OF PORT aid HOTEL 3T3.
Mott-SiiiilhjGRAFT HE ARINGS
DcBplto tlic repented announcement
that Mark Hoblnson will remain pros
lilcnt of the Hoard of Health, anil
(k'Bplle the fact that tho Senato con
firmed IiIh apiiolntment last week, tho
rumor that Hccrctnry Mott-Smlth will
soon bo at tho head of tho Board will
Tho Secretary tills morning denied
any knowlcdgo of any proponed
change, though lio declined to hazard
any guesses concerning tho probable
action of tho Scnatu on tho Appropri
ation bill, which. In reality. Is the
chief factor In tho wholo discussion.
Thcro Is a party that would llko to
hno tho presidency of tho Hoard of
Health tacked onto tho Territorial
Secretary' job, and thcro was oven
an effort mado In tho Houso to hno
Mott-Smlth mndo ox-omclo president
of the llonnl, until It woh pointed out
that that could not bo dono under tho
With tho general sentiment In favor
of retrenchment, and In lino with tho
policy of amalgamating ns many of
tho public ofllccs as posslblo, It Is con
sidered not unllkoly, however, that thu
Solna,to may make such a cut In tho
salary of Iho president of tho Hoard
of Health, as (to mako tho office unat
tractive or Itself. Should this bo the
fuel, It In generally conceded that
Mott-Smlth will Btcp Into Robinson's
J'rurn tlmo to tlmo thcro has been
considerable talk of having tho Sec
retary, of tho Territory act p -president
of tho Uoartt of Health, and tho
fact that nothing has been dono to
ward filling tho placo of Dr. Wayson
nan lent color to tho bullet that thcro
Is something In the air.
'On April 1, Dr. Wayson's term ex
pired, hut, ns tho law provides that
members of tho board shall hold oftlco
until their successors aro appointed,
(Continued on Page 2)
stocks "aro widely held nnd the money
will be very gononilly distributed.
Tho market continues firm. Wal
luku took n Jump of 12.50 a share
over the last salo. Many feel that
one hundred and fifty per cent, above
par is n good flguro at which to sell
and get lnr on somo of tho
stocks, despito tho 3-per-ccnt
Kwn Is hold strong at twenty
eight mid three-quarters, Oahu drop
ped bad: n f met Ion, selling on tho
hoard at thirty-one nnd three-quarters.
Twonty-flvo shares of Hawali-
Inii Commercial went Jt 1116,25.
There Is very Utile of this stock of
fering. All stocks nro strong despito
. the ninny projects that have been
taken1 up lately that call for good
sized lumps of money. Tho slight
I drop in the price of sugar has had
practically no Influence. Tho rnw
I sugar market Is strong and, conditions
aro generally favorable
WILL BE PfBLIC
Investigating Committee Decides Not to
Hold Star Chamber proceedings;
First Meeting Being Held This
Tho Investigations of the
Committee" aro not to be star-chamber
proceedings. They aro to be pub.
lie, so far as members of the House
and representatives of tho press are
concernod. This much was decided
upon this morning at the first meet
ing of tho rommttteb, held In the
Speaker's prlvato otllce, where tho
commlttco Is to mnko its hcndqupr-jsucli action 'would prevent tho othqr.whot looks like u hopeless mlx-up.
tcrs, so as to he within call whenever, members of the House who are Inter- Tho estimates sent down by tho
any member Is needed In tho House. I ested in the proceedings of the Intcs- .Governor In his message were pro-
Shlngle declares Jt Is his intention
to go to tho very bottom of the mat
ter and If thcro Is nny graft to bring
it to light. At the same time, ho
eajs that he is firmly convinced that
thero is nothing wrong, and expects
to bo able to give the Houso R clean
bill of health,
- The a raft Committee will sit as n
MurT,"TJe"pu'Jjr( Attorney General Whit
ney being present ns tho attorney for
the committee. The reporters wero
called In this morning nnd n state
ment made by Mr, Whttny for tho
committee, Mr. Whitney said It had
been decided that the newspapers
might bo represented, on condition
that no comment be mado on tliQ
proceedings until after tho report of
tho committee Is mndo. Tho com
mittee, ho said, has all the powers of
n court to Rubpocnn ami cxumlno wit
nesses, and any failure or refusal to
oboy a BUbpocna may bo treated as
contempt of court.
The first witness was culled for
2 o'clock this afternoon.
There was considerable discussion
among the members of the commlt
tco previous to this statement being
mado as to whethor or not the pro
ceedings should bo behind closed
doors, but It was finally decided that
the public would be liable to placo
more confidence In tho sincerity of
im ' n J . i i
"Courtesy and Prompt
ittentioi to Patrons"
li the standing order in our
Please let us demonstrate.
The value of a home consist
in the comfort you are able
to derive from it,
A well-located lot, with an
unpretentious houae upon it,
all your own, is the surest
ttart for a home that has real
Come in and investigate
some of the choice building
sites we now have listed. It
will be worth your while,
EEAL ESTATE DEPT.
913 PORT STREET
the Investigation If it wcro allowed
to know what is going on.
The matter or the Investigation $120,000 above the cstlmnte BUbmlt
ciimo up In the Home this morning ted by the Wob and Means Commit-
when Coneymoved that tho draft
Committee .bo .allowed to hold its
meetings whllo the Houso Is In ses
sion. Cohen objected on the ground that
ligation from being present. '
Coney snld that the very Idea of
his motion was to enable tho com-
mlttec to get" hold of the members
when It wanted them.
, 'Shingle sfd this It a serious bust-
nes and not horM-play. ;,lle wanted
to got nown to business and.o clear
to tho.jb6t(om If the matter, al-
thdughne-dld not believe' that any
members -of the House hare'been Im-
Mcated In graft.'
Bhlhgle added that he understood
o.story of the graft charges had been
cajileil to tho mainland by the 'Asso-
cis icci t'ress nnu niners, nnu is prou-
ably known In Washington nowv
Knlelopu pointed out tho very ob
(Continnedon Page 5)
OUT IN THE HOUSE
Substitute Medical Bill
Allows Tiiena To
4Utn uay morning Session
... iuu.o uu u u.B uu, ,,ui.
this morning, disposing of no less
than eight moasurcs on third read-
Ing. Of theso nil but ono passed,
and one was tabled,
Coelho's fishing bill, which has
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( Continued on Pe 4)
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In small e-uantitiea sanitary may " lnoro u0"n' '" ho ac
t.. Ym. mt . " knowledgmcnt of written Instruments
taineti. Leave owlets) for aellvsw tha Territory as compared with va
wlwi rlous Qtatcs and Territories of the
Island Fruit Co., 'unltcd statCB-
TB 8. K1H9. PH6HB 15. '
Seats for the i
may be, had through this ofloa and
at a ilifht advance over the regulai
Sea of tickets. Thar Mil be, o
apiwintmenU. I "
PRVICH, PHOHB 881,
mw smPMiKT of max grade, imported
BTRIHG HATTRB8RES, POR WOOD 012 IROJf BED,
tout jamyaD. , m . i ajzXa
J. Hopp to Co., .
18S xraa st.
BILL MIXED UP
Senate Gets Into Tangle, and Exceeds
Ways and Means Committee Esti
mate $126,000 No Increase for
Already the Senato tins managed
.to chase the Appropriation Dill up
'ce, nnd tho end Is not yet In sight,
The readiness with which overy ie
quest for a salary Increase was gran
ted yesterday afternoon, plnjctl hav
oc with economy nnd put things Into
'nounccd too steep by the Was and
Means Committee of the Senate, and !
cuts were made,rlght nnd left. Sit-
ting In Committee of the Wholo, tho
Scnnto Jolted tho committee's draft
of a bill In every direction, and tflo !
hill now chows Bomo $80,000 moro.
called for thnn was incorporated
the Governor's messapu.,,.
Unless the bill goes'to the Kxo'cu-
tlvo chamber at 4:30 o'clock tomor- Hemenway. He expressed the bo
row afternoon thero Is the possibility lief that the salary of tho Attorney
that the pocket veto may upset all General should be nt least $400 a
that has been dono nnd throw mat-! month, but ho dwelt on the necessity
terR back Just where they were when for getting a $400-man In tho office,
tho session opened. The bill ns it Chllllngworth said that he believed
now stands Is so hopelessly divergent $D00 was not too much to pay the
from that passed by the House that Attorney General and that he thuoght
It Is difficult to see an what grounds that Hemenway was certainly worth
LOOK WELL TO
New Law That Has To
Do With Registrar's
An Act which was Introduced In tho
Legislature, and now has become n
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.lf,ln;iH. uuu utvbuilllt v n.iiti;,, .,,-
BtrumonU affccU gomo or tno Corpr.
n(ong of tn,, Territory when acknowl-
edging documents, bb by tho provision
of this Act, It Is nccessnry that tho
officers of tho Corporations shall tako
')tt'h t.h"tJhcy"cc"te'1 ,tho. document
by authority of tho Board of Directors,
which authorlrailon has never beforo
This Act nlso amends other norlloim
of tho heretofore existing law nnd
provides additional forms so that thcro
A. Y. CAFE
n conference committee could effect ,i
This morning tho question of rais
ing the salary of tho Attorney (Jen-
icrnl furnished ammunition for a
first-class scrap. Senator Smith in
traduced an amendment making tho
salary (400 a month. He said that.
$300 was too little to offer n good,
He said that thcro was no pcrronnl
significance In his attitude nnd Hint
it was tho office and not the Incumb
ent that he was thinking of. Ho
stated that, having held the post
himself for sir yea rs lu ring thq
lulter two ears of which term ho
received. JliOOO 'a Jfeatr ho believed
that ho was qualified to talk with
some dogree of authority,
. Robinson took adtantago of the
opportunity to take n covert crack at
Moot Point Raises Much
40th Day Mornimr Session
Whether or not the Counties should
have the power to discontinue school
houses proved n big bono of conten
tion when Houso ItllliXo. 88 eamo
up for third reading this morning.
The bill as "it canio up provided th.it
the Counties Bhould have the power
to regulate, maintain, etc.,' hospitals,
school houses, etc.
President Smith took tho floor nnd
arguod against the hill, insisting
that, should It pass, It would bring
about a conflict between tho Coun-
(Continued on Pajre 5)
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.
Manufacturers1 Shoe Co., Ltd.
1051 Fort Street Tel. 282
WASHINGTON D C. April 15.
I' ic i a ,t i w ' .' nc3-
S4gc to Congress today dealing with
the Philippines and transmitting to
CtneTm a lull dcsimcd to aid the
islands in the American market.
WASHINGTON, D. C April 15.
Senator Stone introduced a bill today
that provides for free trade with tho
Philippines and guarantees the isl
ands independence in fifteen years.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal April 15.
The Calhoun jury of thirteen men
was completed, today and .Prosecutor
Heney made his opening speech this
IliOO a month, lie, however, object
ed to making any chango al this
time, under the circumstances.
Until Quliin and McCarth), though,
speaking highly of llcmcnwny, nnd
expressing n belief that $!00 a month
Is none too much to pny the Attor
ney General, asked Hint no action bo
tuken at this tlmo.
On request of Senator Chllllng
worth, Senator Smith withdrew- his
REV. CHAS. DOLE AT
"Honesty, generosity, and gopd
treatment of your fellow-men is n.
golden rule for success."
Itev, Cliarlo:! 1' Dole, who was a
guest of the Commercial Club nt
lunih today, made a most Interest
ing speech before an enthusiastic iiii
dlenco of business men. He said tho
business men should treat others
kindly and falrl). This, ha t.ild,.
would Induco bu)ers to ronio again'
stores, He emphasized tho fact that
and purcluiHO more things from tho
business men should tint bo selfish,
toward their uhsoclntca.
With tho business which Is grow
ing tod.iy. It would bo well to con
duct nrlous businesses lu mutuality.
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