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VOL. XI. NQ. 4409.
16 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRIT ORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23. 1909. 10 PAGES.
PRICE S CESTI.
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FRIAR LANDS ARE OPENED IN PHILIPPINES
Attorney General Of U. S. Blames Feder
al Judges For His Quick
Omphalic condemn ilimi has been
cdct',i h) Attorney General Wicker
sham mi Hit' act Ion of I vUi-r.il .lulgo
W(Micrult In i entailing his placo after
ho linil been In tlio Territory less than
nix months. Tho Attorney (Icnernl of
llio United Stall's lias not tnlnceil
words In opicsslng IiIh tinrinalllleil
illsilent!tiru lit Woodiuff's action, anil
iiIIIioiikIi local ciltlclsm on tills n.unu
liolnt Iuik lieen moro or less restrained,
It echoes the suutliiicnts cxpicsscd l).
W'lcUorsliiini when lie received the
cable fioni Woodttiff iitnllui; tli.it. lie
ilcslicd to resign to accept n lucra
tive offer fioni a New Yoik coal com
rolloulni: tho leLelnt of tlm rnhlii
fioni Wood luff Attoiney (tent-nil Hem
enwuy, who wns then In Washington
p.ilil IiIh formal call upon Attorney
"What In 111;' matter MlttiWooil
riirr?"' was the qnor) hy the chief of
tlio national ligal ileptrtment. nml
Ilemuiwuy hastened to pay Hint ho
didn't know that ho was ipiltu sorry!
mid surprised to hear of the new l'ed
rial Judge's decision to reKlKii.
When he dlsrnvoied that the officers
of the Tenltorlnl Government then in
Washington were ns much In the ilatk
iih iinjnnu c imci't ultiK the cause) that
actuated Woodruff, Wickcrshnm add
ed that ho wns displeased with Wood
ruffa action stntltiK that It was hardly
fair to either the people of tlio Ten I
lory In accepting Hitch a resixmalhlo
and Important position for such n
brief period and resigning, and to the
Oo eminent In making, u request al
most for an Immutlutu acceptance of
Among tlio rumors and reports that
have drifted hack from Washington
tlnough irlato channels Is the nil
qualified statement that Woodruff's
experience will surely preclude the
npi ointment of another innlulnndcr for
the federal bench and that A", d. M.
Hnhertsou Is practically sine of the
Woodruff was foiced on tho Tart ad
mlnlttrntlon and tho fact Uliat hi)
legal Interiirctatlons do not coincide
.ulth thos of AttorneyUuiKiiul Wick
ershnni has been shown plainly In tfio
co iii-he of tho rinchnMltllllngcr con-trovcisy.
Woilian stiffraKo advocates thtoush
out Now York State aro raising a fund
of several thoiisind dollats to lie used
for rnmntlng tho suffrage bill which
will be put lief i u the U'glslatuii! of
New York States this winter.
Decide To Bring
More Porto tans
Careful Selection Will Be Made
Por Tine Next Batch
The Hawaii. in Planters Association
has piarlldill decided to Inanimate
a dellnlto campaign for thu bringing
of more Porto Hlenn laborers Into llio
Tenltoiy, The decision has taken
mom dellullo form since the last ex
pel lint nt with I'cu tiwuoso under
tho provisions of the special
two per cent JlftOn Incnino tax
law, passed hy the last legislature
when by tho Teirltoilal llo.ud or Im
initiation Is empowereil to use thtee
fourths of tho tax pioioeds for tho
"stimulation of immigration,' '
Tho mission of A, .1 Campbell to
the ArniPH and Madeira was only par
Hall successful iiud tho tesults oh-
tnluod nip not considered commensur
ate with tho sum npproptlated from
tho Teultoilul Tieasmy.
Since tho crlmltinl class has been
weeded out, the plantations that have
had expei lenco with Porto Ulcan lab
or havu found tho men from thu West
Indian possession of tho United States
to bo dewenilublo and efficient, some
of tl.eni now holdliiK remunerative
phues and giving good satisfaction.
It Is Intended to ttso .more caro In
tho selection of tho next batch of Por
to Ulcnns, n course which Is appirent
ly neccssaiy in view of tho number
who have (lgnied In tho criminal rec
The PRUDENTIAL'S Guaranteed
Five Per Cent Twcnty.Year Endow- M
tt To Insure change of nfter- tS
ment Policy doubles the amount of ," Christmas advertising, In tho Jt
lit Monday Issue of the.Bvonlng tt
insurance in twenty years, which is1!!""".0"" " nocf Ilber " ,u "
, i j i . will bo necessary to send In tt
., ' ,, . . .. , chaugoorcopy on Filday orearly
then payable IN CASH, thus mak- tt Monday morning.
tt Kv ot y effort will bo niado to U
in "ASSURANCE DOUBLE SURE." mako timely changes m tho ad- tt
tt vertlsements. but as over seventy tt
J! columns of ndveitlslng typo must tt
tt ho handled It Is requested Hint tt
tt pntrons cooperate to tho oxtent tt
tt of ptoparlng and hetidlng In their
St copy In nil v unco tt
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. Sec
retary of the Navy Meyer is in fav
or of the naval dry dock at Pearl
Harbor being; seven hundred and
twenty-five fel long, his ideas on
this matter coinciding; with those of
Congressman Foss of Illinois de
clares that the dock to be construct
ed at the Pacific naval base should
te built large enough to cover the
anticipated needs for all time. He
objects to the idea of building- a
comparatively small dry dock when
the warships that will have to use
it arc steadily increasing in size.
Two Inotheis named Gouvea vveto
fitowned wlillo skating on Lake Sn-
liuunr, ;uv i uri a circio ;a teet
HnUAiian TrilCt C( I M ln' ill'Hetr was bioUen in thu Ice,
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023 TORT ST.
iwlug evidence of n stiugglo b
one biothei to save tho othei.
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
NEW YORK, Dec. 23. A com-
nittce of the Arctic Explorers' Club
which has been examining the Cook
records of the ascent of Mt. McKin.
ley declare their belief that Cook
never reaohed the summit and that
(he reports are faked.
Albert I Is
BRUSSELS. Belgium. Dec. 23.
Albert I, successor to King Leopold,
entered the city in state today, took
the oath and formally ascended to
the throne of the Belgian kingdom.
King Albert was given a great ova.
tion by the people of the city.
OTTAWA, Canada, Dec. 23. Not
withstanding the report that Cana
da has given up its plan for build
ing a navy of its own, the announce
ment was made today that the Do
minion Government has contracted
to purchase the cruiser Rainbow
from the British Government and is
now negotiating for the purchase of
PHILADELPHIA. Dec. 23. The
monster battleship Utah was suc
cessfully launched here today. The
Utah is of the same type as the most
BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua, Dec. 23
Gen. Estrada's victorious forces
are advancing on Managua, the cap
ital of the country, where it is pre
sumed he will enforce his claims to
Imposing Array of County
Employes Have Not
AND STREET SWEEPERS
IS YOUR MME IN PAH PCI I ln.;.t.
KIHIMir "?" 0"-LI5li
Man In Prison
Attorney Peters, Who Prosecuted Japart
ese, Now AsRs For His
In Mnnli, liiOS, Knnslorn Tanbor. id to eighteen months' gaol.
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. Riot
ing is going on throughout all the
side of Nicara
cities on the western
The Tax. Gathers Believe Patience
Has Ceased to Be a Virtue and
Will Institute Garnishee Pro
ceedings If Sums Are Not Paid.
Is my name written theioT Is prov
ing nn Interesting conjecture over
which nt least two-thirds of tho totnl
number of officials and emplovccs of
the City and County government aro
devoting much silent contemplation
At the city hall there Is on exhibi
tion a formidable list of prominent
dignitaries and others of lesser rank
who nro declared by Tax Collector
Wilder jBb delinquent In tho puvmeut
or their just dues to tho Territorial
Thomifh.es of those who are lrnw.jphm , wh tkm' m thoul.
InKr- from 'ii-Clty ami County of'.-j. . ' . , ,! Irj" i!.j
llonoliifii, hut wro lava failed to pay J S?l. 1? fL'fJ'
n-nltasnnt call nt tli lax offlc mr 'l-- "" .""r-"''
M 'tho Judiciary building and pttnglo
up the required stlieml opioslto their
names, Includes somo of tho highest
officials In the local government ser
vice. These must pay tir tnko tho same
consequences as meted out to tho rest
of tho common humanity who endeav
or to rub along oter In theso blessed
Isles mid maintain all the luxuries to
bo found on tlio miilntund.
On tho hooks Is the sum of SI 088 22
which Is claimed duo tho tax office
(Continued jm Page 7.)
Mayor and Supervisors
Investigate . The
lloacl Supervisor Paulo of Koolau
poko district received a call fiom a
party of city nnd county olllrl-'U
this morning. Included In thaTT
her being Major rem, Supervisors
Qiilnn nnd Ah la nnd City and Conn
t Engineer (lore.
Puele Is thi'iofflclnl against whom
Tom Watson, a former eniployu of
tho road department, has filed an
affidavit charging Irregularities In
the administration of affairs by the
Watbon alleges In his affidavit
that the signature to bo found oppo
site his unmo on the road depart
ment payroll Is not genuine, lie de
clares that the roll had not been
presented to him for signature.
This was for a day's work done by
Watson Inst May; Ho further de
clares that when he next Bav the
pay sheet, what purported to be his
slgutttuie followed the name on tho
In the uffidnvlt which vvub pre
pared by Deputy Attornoy (leneral
Andrews and passed over to Deputy
County Attornoy Mllvertou. Watson
Is saig to have declared that while
ho received (ho ono dollars and fifty
tents due him as an employe, ho
Etntes thnt tlio sum was set clown as
an Item in tho bridge pay roll when
Wntpou states as n matter of (act
that he novcr worked with tlio
bridge department on the dnto men
tioned. City nnd County Kngtnrcr (Jcra
completed tlio wotU on tlio Whlkune
bildge seveial Dion Mm ago it wus
Lit ono of the sulaty tolls foi em
plovcs upon this stiucture that Wat
miii'b name hud been carried more
(Continued on Page 8.)
nli av i
kilted a coiititrvmiiii was llteil
The principal "witnesses ngiini
the nuuM'd man were two JiipauVa
, named Mnrgo nnd Sno. These nlen
have been tluio mid again arrested
for Herlim crimes, nnd at times
charges of nipe, ahditrtlou and as
sault hnve been Inlil against them.
Murgo nnd Sno at last were con
victed for nsmtiilt and weiu henteuc-
This is occasioned bv the clashiner
of factions favoring Estrada and Ze
(Special Bulletin Cable,)
NEW YORK. Dec. 23. Refined
sugar dropped ten cents on the hun
dred pounds today.
IN CHRISTMAS COVER
A Chrlstnns edition of tho Porctl
Kmplre, tho now book dealing with
timber land frauds of tho north west
ern States, has Just been issued by
tho book department of the Even
ing 11 ii 1 1 o 1 1 n and is now on sale
at nil tho book stands. Tho edition is
beautifully 'hound In un illustrated
covet In gold nnd colors, Tho book
would mako a fine gift for unvono
who likes nn Intel estiug stor) that
Is based on facts.
S. S liilonian
Will be our next
Island Fruit Co
72 S. King St., Phone 15
K. C l'elers. who was deputy at
toiney general nt (he time of the
, Although convinced at tho time
of the guilt of the prisoner, Peters
has since become absolutely cer
tain that nn injustice had been dona
Knusloin, and that tho man's udmls-
' I fell ho sure that an injustice
liinl been donu Knnslorn Tanbor nud
thnt the stor) he told of the shooting1
was absolute! true. 1 ho ehlef wit
WASHINGTON. Dee. 23. The
Friar lands in the Philippine islands 1
covering thousands of acres through
out the archipelago, and for which I
the United States Government paid
something over seven millions of '
dollars, mav be sold in unlimited ,
areas, according to an opinion that n .la pan ese. 'was tried on a charge of icrved their lime mill at present) nia1
has been handed down by Attorney minder In the Hist degtce befme supposed to bo si.mewhero luithui
-. J7 .J'Kersnam today. iJudge lloblnson The man was countrv 2 fl
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-- 11.1 7 Vi 1 ;-!""! nm'ij "i uiiini'-i in in" -
heretofore withheld these lands on d degree nnd sentenced to thirty
(MM .nl, 1H ft. lM.nl. 1...4 tana a. '
..v.i. huv .1. 11.G Biiiit'fc, uu. una cir
deavored to secure tenants on ex
tended leases. The limitations im
posed by the United States Govern- trial, prosecuted on behnlf of
..... ,,..v.,,,u i.s. vviMvinuui.. 1 ll'lTllliry
or oincr ooaies 01 organizea capi
tal from entering into the extensive
cultivation of sugar or other pro
ducts, owing to the restrictions plac
ed upon the size of the parcel of
land which could be given to a sin
The opinion bv Attornev Wicker-
I sham is a sweeping one and it means
resses are mugs and tliero Is no.
doubt In my mind that Knii'slora
I'lilj fired his tevolver when ho saw
that the thugs were Intent upon co-
Ing him up And." continued Mr.
I'eleis. I will not rest until the
nialter Is tetllcil properly. I niti
not con null for Kmislora. and 1 have
slon that he tired the fatal shot that not received a cent In any way frotu
nun or mi of his friends. I wunt
to ftralghten out u mli-carrlago ot
wilee, nnd hnvo fiom tlnlo to tiuie!
liuwArileil transcript of the-, evlj
dencp and letters lo the OovernW.
Tli-ie was rank perjury com-
miited in tries wUnct.sesi and 1 wane
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iuiprlfonmpnt rpi nn nbholuto par
tM 1 1. !.. .. . "!
. nun 1 uauuvu my irHiRna-
(ContinucJ on Pace 7) Ml
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For the New Year
Merchants Will Hold VW
The Merchants' Association of Ho. appointed
nolulu will hold their 11111111.il meet- (irs for the otisiiltig ve.ii, T
lug some time In the middle of .hum- (,f the committee mipolnle
. 1 . . -
iiomlnule nine direct!
ed u re 1 hi
cry, the dnto to bo set at their next
directors' meeting after tho Christ
inns holldavs. Several Impoitnut
u.nlters are to be discussed at thH
meeting, uotiihlv tho widening of
Hotel street between Aluke.i mid
Ulchurd streets. Title to this strip
of land Is nl present held by the
government, nnd, considering
leiessity of widening this strPet
(he association will try to get the as :i Hoard of lll.i.cinr. f.ir n,.r".!,.'S
county to take action cm thu mat- ing voar Other members ot itlii
tfr- 1 111.sncl.it Ion mny nlfo makn nnmlliaj
1 ted I.. Wnldron, president or tlm.tlons for directors, provided bucI"
Merchants' Association of Honolulu, I nominations nte handed to tho sccref
has Just received a ettr from J II 'tury nt least llvo ilas before th(
Hertsch, chairman of tho committee J election. .
follows. Kinll A. Ilerndt, Mniulcl
ll,v,i-r.l. n M II. ...1. ,,...!.. .-At-..'
Hughnni, Carl D11 ltol, Olivorfil
Swain, C C Von Hattitn. Ki
Wiililron and Norman WntKiii
According to tho bvlavvs of th"o"hs
t-ocliitlon, ut least ten dnvi, prlprjtt
the annual election, tho iiressldeiil
tliOiMiall appoint n couimltteo of threj
pet, to present nliio nnmes for elect loi
THe Best to
Our Gun Metal Calf in several styles or our Golden
Brovyn Calf Double-Solt Blucher are the right kind for this
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