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VOL. XI. NO. 4494.
12 PAGES. HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1909. 12 PAGES.
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Want Site For
U. S. Engineers Instructed to Decide
Location of Lighthouse
Tlio United States authorities tiro
searching for n Kite upon which will
ho located n lighthouse depot
supply station wtilcli will cost mer
? 100,000. It la stnleit that uuthoil-
s.ntlon ling lice n lecehed by
Wlnslow to proceed nt onto with tho
election of a slto on the watci- figures wore drawn up by this omco
front of the city thut will provo nnd submitted to thu Lighthouse
nimble and available for the orec- Hoard for the construction of u
Hon of a depot for the lighthouse cs- pioper wharf and dep'Jt. These es
tablishment In tho Territory. tlmntcs were passed upon and ap-
The amount asked for tho con- purently have now been forwarded to
ilcmnntlon of land and construction Congress, hence the report that an
of u site Is $102,000, tho estimates appropriation has been made."
having been placed in the hands or The recommendation of previous
the Washington authorities romo ears for 'the establishment of n
time ago. The "He bus not et been lighthouse depot has been renewed
determined upon, but will lequlro a and pushed with such vigor that tho
taroful Investigation by the local amount asted for originally has been
engineers' department before n Anal Incicused from J, 0,000 to $102,000.
lecommendnllon Is made .to tho this Increase being considered neccs
Wnshlngton authorities. n,ry In view of tho additional space
The establishment of a llgbtboun required for storage nnd for hnnd
ilfpot Jn Honolulu was dwelt on at ing plant for largo lighted buoys
toiisldernblo length In the report of and for the accommodation of tho
Governor Frcur for 19011. tender and storekeepers.
Road Is Blamed
For Auto Tragedy
Coroner's Jury Views Scene of Miss
- Smith's Death- Danger
This morning thn coronet's Jury big lamp on tho machine was not lit
which Is enquiring into the death of-as there had been some troubfu with
MIsh Harriot Smith who was killed
In an automobile wreck on WedneB
day night, visited tho scene of thu ac
cident. Tho Jury-was taken out In an ntilo
mobllu and Deputy ffoorlff Itoho ac
companied tho parly, A start was
mailo at 0:30 o'clock from tho police
court, and tho Juiors returned to town
ut 11 o'clock. Immediately upon
reaching the Shorlrl's nlllco tho Jury
handed In thn following veidlct:
"We find that Harriet Smith died
from a frncturu f thu skull ut tho
base of the brain, caused by tho acci
dental overturning of an iiutomobllu
driven by ono O. U Sorcnsnn, on lug
to n mlsjudgment on, bis part, of the
road, said accident occurring at a cul
vert nt'jr Ha) mom) Orove, f ii the dis
trict of nwa, City nnd County of Ho
nolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
"This Jury feels that 'tho approach
lending up to thu cohort where the
accident occurred Is miHaro for public
traffic and should be propeily guard
ed." At tho Inquest, which was huld last
night at (ho police station, tho first
witness called was Olllo Sorcnsnn, who
was driving tho mnchlml whon the ac
Soicnsnn deposed that tho car was
not traveling nt a hlghor rale of speed
than ten or fifteen miles nil hour. Thu
Till New Years
' THe ALAMEDA, sailing 22ND
INST., will take to the coast a con
signment of our choice fruits.
Island Fruit Co.
72 S.s King St., I'hone 15
Major Window. In regard to
leport fnmi Washington that the
Rovummcnt intouds erecting n
HKiiuiuuEc uopot oi u cost oi nuoui
f loo.ooo, today said:
"The necessity for n lighthouse
tiei)ot was considered so pressing -
u,nt nhoiit a ic.ir neo estimates anil
It; (be smaller lamps did not glw suf'
flclciit light to muko tho road clear,
Witness thought that ho wus past the
place wheie the accident happened. It
ull happened so suddenly that he could
not remember much about thu affair
till he climbed out of the ditch luter
on, Hu thinks that at the moment the
car went oer the embankment that
ho cut off tho spark,
Ah soon ns he recovered himself ho
heard two groans from Minn Smith and
(hen overythlng was quiet, until Will
Uotli tried out for help. Itoth was
pinned down under tho car' and was
complaining that bo could not breathe,
and saying that he did not think he
could stand It much longer.
Miss Hegemann came to his assist
(Continued on Pure 3)
unco and between them they managed
STOCKS AND BONDS
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Hawaiian Trust Co., Ltd.,
023 FORT ST. .
Z EL AY A
NICARAGUA, Dec. 17. Presi
dent Zelaya has cabled President
Taft that he has resigned his office.
He declares that his purpose in talc-
me this sten is to enable, Nicaragua
to resume friendly relations with the
He announces hit intention of
leaving his country, but says he is
jieady to account for any and all his
,i. ,l,,rlnn M. tra m .
WASHINGTON. Dec. 17. Con
pressman Sulzer of New York intro
duced a resolution today authorizing
the -President to -rtconiie General
Estrada as the President of Nicara
gua and proceed to punish ex-President
Zelaya for his outrages against
American citizens and their nation.
Mayor Fein City nnd County fcleik
Knlauokalanl and Members Qulnn
Ahlii. Cox and Katie of the Hoard of
City and County Superxlsorrf Ml thu
morning to pay a Uslt to bunie ut the
new roads now under cuisliucllin or
lecently completed In tho countv of
Tim party will also make an lnspte
tlon of that portion of the road in the
vicinity of Huymond Grove where it
passes over the small culvert ut which
Miss Smith Inst her life on Wodnes.
The county officials will travel over
such portions of thu Kaluanul and
Kuhana rouds thnt aro completed. The
party left Honolulu In an automobile
nnd expect to return late this evening.
Q. I. Notmun. a prominent archltetf
of Atlnntn, Ou.. committed sulcldo by
shooting. Ill health Is supposed to
havo been the cnuse.
SIERRA READY BY
FIRST OF MARCH
May Bring Several Excur
The Oceanic Steamship Sierra is
now being comprted Into an ull bum
Ing vessol and before the alterations
and repairs which tho steamer Is now
undergoing' 'are completed, tho Sierra
will bo placed in first clans condition
and will be In every wny on a paf with
tho best equipped llneis which now
make the port of Honolulu.
The Sierra will be ready for sea by
March I, according to the latest ud-,
vices received at the local agency by
tho Alameda this morning,
Tho contract has now boon let which
will tesult In it fuel-oil burning appar
atus being Installed in tho Sierra.
Tho liner will bo njody for going on
the San Kianclsco-Honolulii run ns
soon as she has .completed two or
throe special trips which are now
mooted, wheieln excursion parties aio
to be brought down from the coast to
In n letter fropi thu Oceanic Steam
ship management, It Is stated that
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OFF HALF CENTURY
Still Hale and
Popular Ferry Brings Big Cargo,
New Automobiles, Over One
Hundred Passengers and Christ
mas Mail Kaaimanias Return.
Captain ThomaB Dowdell rounded
out fifty years at sea only n few daji
ago nnd tho completion of a Inir cen
tury spent In going down to the sea
In ships wits not allouod to pans with
out a demonstration from tho offlcets
und other members of the staff of the
good ship Alameda,
Captain Dowdell, with (he care and
responsibilities of the crack Oceanic
liner resting upon him. might havo
been Inclined to let the event escape
his notice, but the reception that ho
received nt the hands of his fello"
associates on the Alatnedt Is some
thing that will require, long iears'to
The fiftieth milestone of continuous
service nt sfu was fassed by tho u ell
liked skipper its the 'Alameda win
nearlng San 1'rnnclsco on her last
trip up from Honolulu Thp first In
tlmntlon thnt Captuln Dowdell had cf
the celebration was when he was led
down the companlon-uny into a pret
Illy decorated dlntiig saloon and he
iheiu viewed n wealth of aitlstlc dec
oration rhowlng the handiwork of Pur
ser Tom Smith and J, Carleton and
All thu pissengers participated In
tho celebration. Many n toast was of
fered to tho continued health nnd ser
lco of the popular skipper.
The Alameda ennio ulongslilo the
Oceanic wharf shortly before 9 o'clock
this motulng, bringing gn cabin nnd
33 steeiage passengers. The vessel
canie down from Snn KrnncTsco In S
das. 20 hours, 51 minutes and 14 sec
onds to follow the exact notation In
tho report kept by Purser Smith.
Tliu Alameda brings general cargo
to (ho amount of u- trifle over fifteen
hundred tons, Included In this aro
eight new automobiles for local lm
There Is 11 Christmas mnll of 200
Thu trip was signaled by fair weath
er most of thu way down. There were
no galos us the steamer apparently
kept ahead of the bad weather which
followed along the California Coast
after the sailing of the Alameda. Ono
of thu steerage passengers Is n Jui
iinesQ who was deported from Hono
lulu some weeks ago. He Is belUncd
to have been of unsound mind and
made one unsuccessful attempt to end
his life by cutting his throat.
Chief Knglneer Frank Putzer of tho
Alameda has resigned Ills liosltion to
accept an important omco with Iho
Selby Smelting and Lead Company In
tho metal department. Putzer has
been chief on tho Alameda for the past
thrco years and his brother offlccis
are sorry to see him go, Ueforo tak
ing charge of affairs In the Alameda s
engine room, Putzer "wus chlof on tho
(Continued on Page 5)
A NEW ARRIVAL
Among'tho many packages Included
In the freight o( the S. B. I.urllnu,
which arrived hero a few iIuVb ago,
was one for ii B. Kerr & Co.. whloh
contained a large assortment of tho
latest In Jet and shell barrettes, sldo
combs, hand bags, collars, bronchos,
back combs, bead bags, feather boas
and a great quantity of other goods so
dear to Xmas.
Thcso goods aro Intended ab samples
from which to mako up tho coming
fining orders, but It being thu Hell'
day Season Kerr & Co, havo decided
to put them on sale nt once, Heiueui
l.er there are nofrwn ullko nnd thuf
(hey are the xery latest,
Toys niu one of tliu, specialties here.
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BRUSSELS. Belgium, Deo. 17.
It is reported that the son of the
Baroness Vanehan will make a con-
TRIPS test for the throne or Belgium. It
lis said th&t.t! Vatican hat confirm
ed the marnafe.
CORINTO, Nicaragua. Dec. 17.
Americans are asking for protection
from the armed supporters of the Ze
SENDING MORE MARINES
WASHINGTON. Deo. 17. The
naval transport Buffalo with seven
hundred marines has been ordered to
The sppctacle of a woman .Hunting
for iKtssesslon of the body of tho man
she killed was seen In court at Reno.
Nev.. when I.ieutenant-Colonel Talbot,
of the Canadian Parliament, obtained
an Injunction preventing Mrs. Moty
Talbot from sending the body of her
husband to Snn Francisco for crema
tion. Mrs, Talbot, 11 former opeM
Blnger, shot her husband.
The City Commissioners of Wichita,
Kim., passed an oidlnance providing
for a censor of pla)s and moving pic
ture rliowR. In order that they might
legally stop the reproduction of the
Coffeyville Bank raid by tjie Oaltou
Dlioctors of the Iron Mountain rail
road called a meeting of stockholders
In February to approve of thu absolu
tion of the twenty-three auxiliary lines
of the s) stem In Arkansas and Louis
iana and a $25,000,000 bond Issue.
it was announced recently at 1011
tlac, Mich., that the Orand Trunk bjb
tent has practically closed a deal lor
the purchase of the Pontlac, Oxford &
100 miles In length. I
r 1 af .
The ProiKiscd Merger of Copper In-1
terests Is still In progress according to
announcement by J. P. Morgan & f...
t t .
WARD SAYS WAS
Stands by Resolution and
Says Something on
George Ward, president of tho Ma
line Engineers' Association, was
misrepresented by the morning pa
per whether Intontlonully r not
ho does not know when he was
published aa not knowing that tho
taustwtse law suspension movement
hud to do with passengers only, Mr.
A reporter of the Advertiser
called on me and wanted my per
sonal statement In regard to Just
how I stood on tho coastwise law
suspension question, I referred him
to the resolution of the engineers,
passed at their lust meeting, and
baked him If It was nut clear
enough for him or an) body elo thnt
As regards tho statement that I
was In fuoi or suspending the coast
wUo laws for passengerB only, I wish
to say that I never made any such
statement, nor did I hear any such
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Spaulding Alleged to
Belonging to Public
Chnrged with the misappropriation
of a public water sttppl) Colonel
Spaulding and the Mnkee Sugar Com
pany are probable defendants In a
BUit that may be Instituted against Or
sugar magnate nnd the corporation by
the officials of the 1crritort.il goc.
menu the case Inn Inn hcui plated l!i
tho hands of Acting Attorney General
I-orrlti Andrews by Mnrston Caripbi II
In his capacity as land cnufmlxlon?r
Thu Mnkeo Sugar Compuny nnd Its
president Colonel Spaulding nt-e ut
cused of Inning used for1 thu tolu an I
exclusive bineflt of the plnntntiaii
wuter halug Its Kource In the mnukii
lands, ndjolnhig the plantation, whirl,
are public domains.
Spaulding refuses to admit th it l
has been uilng water for. lrrl-;Mli"
and power purposes which belong U
right . tJr,;Mi'jllcjuiil.lias uccuidliu.
ly. It Is understood refused to admit
the contention advanced by Campbel'
(hat he should relniburrc thn Terri-
w uu,crttrn rccccivcu -na w i icier
Arthur Wilder Is no lor.;cr an u-eio-ciatu
Justlco of tho Suprcu.e Court or
hiwnll. A cablegran was rcitl.nl
by him this morning fiori PreHliienl
luft accepting his cabled rerlgnnlli it
In Uke effect Immedlatcl and It be
came operativo as soon as it war
placed In the hnndj of Jus'.lcu Wilder
The terms of t'res-dent t.vv- nc-
ttfiilUlive uiu ua luiiunBi
' "Your tolograni ol nccembcr 15th
received nnd resignation as n-woclnlo
J""lco Supreme Omit of lluwulf Is
hereby accepted t ) i.iku nlfect luiuird-
"WILLIAM H. 'TAI'T."
I Wilder Is consequently now ficr to
dike up his dutleH ns a member of
the law firm of Thompson & demons
and his period or nble ben Ice as n Jus
tice or the; Supreme Court has ceased.
I Nothing has been heard from Wash
ington as yet on the uppolutment or
Only One of Our Long Line of
1051 FORT STREET.
Have Taken Water
toiy for the water applied wrongfully;
and without right hm
1 here Is a phiilblllty of coursu that
tho wutcr difference existing betwtetT
the Oowriiment ami the Spauldlnsluj
terests 111 regard to tho Kap.ui wnlrtj
rights may he amicably adjusted, -rfSfi
history of Kapau and Its many InTcra
Chtlug ramifications or administrative
contiol indlrate that It may notj?
necessary for tho noveininent to pr'oSi?
Us contemplated suit against tlio'llti
kee Sugar Company which huietotnig
has, profited material!) thiougli t'hS
fates of the Kajiaa lands. r I8'!
It Is understood that Campbell has
delivered an ultimatum to Siiiiuldln?
to the general efftct that hojliust psyj
a MtpiiloU'd sum for the water used
uyer a date kpeclllod and 'that If thfs!
Is ni.t agreed to by tho .Mnkee Sugar,
LComiun; tho Attorney Ceiicruls fr-
rmrtmviit''wlbp niked tt) proceed -cat
.ill.... 'urlll. ltfAV,.u u.H...r ,....(
"..-.- n.... ...v ,trt.i nmu if, iiiw ijuui-
teptcd that tliu
lueut of the llur
Jiuleu Do Holt the place. 'rftjj
Judgo WoodiulT, retiring froniMhc;
bench of thu United Stales Federal
cnuit, stated this morula; tliatjhls
resignation has been sent to-Washing
ton to tuko effect on January Oaifd,
hu expressed thu hope thai It might
haw been accepted and his successor
named before hu left the TenlfoiyJ
which ho Uned on the Koiea Monday,'
.Maurice uornen, n surlor ortluj
urt-ci)- mirin poiu expeiiiuoii, Hectares,
his belief that fir. Fiederlck A. ciiuls
rcathi'd tho pole. " '."'"iN
Col. Cyrus I.oars, who rommnndod
Iho rorl)-nlntli Negro Infantry duS
Ing the CIW1 Wnr, died at Upper San!
dusky, O. sM
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