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.(Special Bulletin Cable.)
KAN8AS CITY, Mo., Feb. 9. Dr.
B. C. Hyde is charged with admin
istering a dose of strychnine that
killed Millionaire Swope. The ver
dict of the coroner's jury was re
turned today after a most searching
investigation of Swope's death.
Swope died very suddenly and an ex
aminc'Jon of the contents of the
stomach developed the presence of
strychnine in such quantity as to
suggest foul play.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 0.
, The Senate today passed the bill ere
'ating Commander Peary a rear-admiral,
in recognition of his contri
bution to the geographical knowl
edge of the world and his efforts that
were crowned by reaching the North
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
PEKING, Feb. 9. The Chinese
and Japanese governments have sign
ed a postal agreement.
Why Food Is
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 0.
The compromise resolution directing
an inquiry into the high costs 'of
living nassed the Senate' today.
GOVAN, Scotland; Feb. d'. The
tor-edo destroyer Parramatta was
launched from the local yards today,
This is the first of the torpedo de
stroyers authorized by the Austra
lian Government and furnishes the
nuqleus of the Australian. navy.it
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8. Sug
ar: 80 degrees test, 4.11 cents. Pre
vious notation, 4J85c,
tt Politics nmonir the Portuguese tt
nre woll under way na Is Indlcat- tt
iii uy wiu luviiaiuniH sum oui uy
tt tho Lincoln Club to a meeting it.
U that Is to bo hold on Saturday til
n nt.J!, This club Is made up it cnn.awallan lino, Is reported to have
it of puiig J'ortugueso-Amorlcans it SQlloil from iiii,for Rllln. rrll, nn
tt and tt will occupy uii Indepcnilcnt ii
ji losiuon in pontics. JI
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tt A cablegram, a full tramlAtlon
tX United States omclals, was sent (q
tt Japaneso consulalb In coonsctlou with the arrost of the Japanese at H !
tt Lnysan Island by the revrnuo cutter Thetis. '',11
a Tho tenor of the cnb.o has not
tt Ueved to be an appeal tor asulitance on behalf of the nrresteJ Jlp- tt
tt ancso, who are charged ltU poaching on a bird preserve tf the ii
It United States. ffv
St The cablegram that was sent this morning, It Is also bellevodls If
tt In responso to direct Inquiries that have been made by the Jap&neapV' N
tt foreign office In regard to tho capture ot thiJapanesoblrd poaoher,' M"i
n at Iaysan.
tt As stated In, the Dullotln last week, the Japaneso government
tt has arked for definite advices covering the Thetis sclture, ami the
tt 'cablu this morning was presumably In answer to the Toklo govern
Jl merit's request' that the Japanese Consulate secure a plain statement
tt from tho arrestedtsubjects ot the Mikado In regard to their version of
tt theLaysan Island epUdklo. The cable' contains a statement as to the
tt construction tho arrested Japanotc have placed upon tholr employ;
U mhi by Max Schlemmer and Is believed to contaln.the further state-
It ttent that Schlemmer Is responsible
R The feglnnlhg of negotiations
tt once and the Department of Stato
tt on the-outcome of the mossaxe sent
II United State tHstrict Attorney Breckons Is continuing an Inves-. tt
tt ligation Into the documentary'records siiod with the poachers and tt
tt Is prepared to mako a fiill roport to
B the selsure. ,
tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt a tttt
Many Extend Greetings
On First Day Of
Tlio Chlnoso United Society gavV a
reception today from 12 o'clock noon
to 2 p. m., In honor ot the Chinese New
Year. Refreshments were Bcrved, and
the Royal Hawaiian blind, which has
never missed playing at this Import
ant event for the past thirty-four
years, was In attendance and dis
coursed aweet music. The committee
appointed to receive, the guests were
as follows: Yeo Chin, president of
tho Society; Lao Tong, vice president;
V. Y. Kwnl Fbng, secretary, and Ho
Among tho guests who wero present
were tho following: Mayor Joseph J,
Fern. P. O. Jones, C. R. Collins, E. L.
Cutting, Mrs. H. A. Withers, C. M. V.
Forster, A. E3. Murphy, C. D. Wright
Mrs. C, F, Clark, T. F. Lansing, R, E.
HalBey, Mrs. BoggB, II. Y. Ahong, S.
M. Damon, A. W. Bottomloy, J. F.
Child, 8. Do Freest, J. O. Spencor, A.
V. Gear, P. B. R. Strauch, E. H. Paris,
J. F. Morgan, R. F. LangOj W. C. Em
ory, J. H. Sopor, E. A. Poe Newcomb,
A. Ii Dens. R. Irwin, R. Dodleck, Con
sul Pfotenhauer, F. L. Waldron, A.
Oartcnberg. MIeb M. Lum, Mrs. W. M,
Langton, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Weodon,
II. K. Hendrlck, E. Bennor, John Wat
erhouse, D. w Anderson. J. L. Col
born, Judge Whitney, H. Olade, Victor
S. Clark. En Sue Kong. J. Wakefield,
Cm Ot Farm, J. 0. Hammond, K. Ishl
do, S. A. Lcong, J. Bean, His Excel
lency the Chlneso Consul, Loong Kwon
rYlng. W. R. Castlo, I. JI. Cox, Mrs. I.
M. Cox, J, B. Cox, F. Macfarlano, C.
jW. Ashford, H. E. Loo, W. J. Pascoo,
III. n Mnv. I.. W. I Jin Wnnir Chaa P.
U Davis, R, A. Jordan, Q. M. Rlggs, vi
yuk Hon, Ng Chan hat, Chung Wong,
Choy Loin. W, Sal Cun, Kan Kin Yin,
Hoy On Tong, 0. Joe Kong, K. Yet
Chlng. Chang Lin. Y. H. Leo. L. Y.
Jim,-Hong Chack, Y. S. Young, H.,T.
'Chin, Chu Gem. Chun Ming, Wat
King, Chlng Wun. Ijio Tong. 0. Kal,
G. Kim Fook. F. TV. Damon. D. Scud-
der. It. I. I.II4le, H. C. Ordway, U S.
Mathews, ). W. Pratt.
Mcinbcm pi Hawaii Chaptor. No. 1,
Onlor of Kamohameha, and visiting
brothers nrn requested to attend the
funeral nf thoh late brother, Edwin K.
llart, which takes place from Wil
nan,g undertaking parlorB tomorrow af-
tcnioon at 2130 o clock,
mnv. MiHHmmiAN f ii,. Am,i.
salted from Illlo for Sullna Cruz on
las; Saturday, taking a largo shipment
or Hiigar, pines and other Hues ot Ha
ot which Is In the hand o( k
Toklo this morning through :hc SI
bocn ninilo pnbllo but It U bo- II i L
for the bird killing on Laysan.
between the Japanese Foreign
at Washington la said to rest up
to Toklo this morning1.
Washington In connection wlttf tt
tt tt tt tt tt o tt tt tt it tt u tt tt tt tt tt
IN LIQUOR CASE
Atty. Chillingworth Puts
Up Good Fight In
Omoto. an cmnloto-at Frank tlari
vey's saloon, was up before tho police'!
court this morning charged with so,I-
Ing liquor without a license. Ho was
defended by C. F, Chllllngworth and
after thoiovldenco In! the casa w4
heard; counsel for thef defense 'moved
for a dismissal on tho grounds that the
chargo did not cover tho alleged of
fense. V ,
Omoto Is alleged 'to havo sold two
bottles of gin after the legal hour tot
closing, and Chllllngworth maintained
that the correct charge had not beep
laid as the premises wero licensed and
tho only offense, It any, was that pf
selling after hours. "S
It appears that at U:45 p. m a man
went to tho saloon door and knocked,
Tho door was opened by the, Japanese,
who, on receiving halt a dollar, passed
out a bottlo ot gin. Then later In
spector Fennel! camo on the sccno and
ho too, got a bottle of gin through an
Informer for fifty cents.
Judgo Andrada took the cose un,dor
advisement and will give his decision
In the matter on Tuesday next. Omoto
was allowed to depart under bonds of
Thero was a big gathering nt the
Drelcr Hall laut wvenlng nan Maloi I
Maglnnls, who addressed the audlonco
on tho subject of Catholldt), was lis
tened to with the greatest Interest I
Tho speaker, who was Introduced
by. Father Valentin, showed a great
knowledge of the history of the Catli
olio Church, and he tracca the head-1
way tho Church had made allvor tho
world. The Catholics weie numorous
In the United States, aid tho freedom
of religion there was moio In ovldonco
than anywhere elso In the world.
After thd orchestra had placd nouio
selections, John Lano adJibssed tho
meeting. Ho, too, spoke on the sub
ject of tho Catholic religion and 'tho
history ot the Church. Then rovert
Ing to the question of prohibition, tho
speaker declared: "I.ot us adjust
things ourselves In our own way. Pio
hlbltlon Is a question for tho people of
Hawaii to decide; ve should iao a
say lu the 'matter."
At tho closo of tho procoodlngs a
hearty 'vote, of thanks was prOpoao.l
to Major Maglnnls for hi address.
This was qarrled with acclamation and
tho gathering broko up.
C. W. AshfoH 'will be endorsed by
tho Ba'r Association Oils afternoon for
the vacancy on tho bench ot the Cir
cuit Ccntft tf the Association abides by
tho resH fit Jhe canvass that was
made bjybo special committee,
The result of. canvasii. of fdrty-flvo
membcri of the,' Association showed
efevom' W favor of Ashtord, ten for
Wad Warren Thayer, nve for William
T. Ranrffas, Ave for-Dlstrlct Magistrate
Andradat six frI,ylo Dickey and
seven far judge LMatlhpwman.
DIVISION IN CLUB
Thtse art th'mn who voted against
Federal orohiblt'om for Hawaii ai tka
mtetlpcf of. the'Coclal Science Club1
.'that was hild,M1dy evthlrg at the
hnno nt htk JlMlflra Uartu.!! nl tk.
fwyrwmw wwwn ,
mr. u. .omiin, v. n. nimmwuy, u.
(Tenney peck, D. L, Wllhlngton, A.
nludd and Dr.-Judd. '
Ttie atntlment.of the 'club wis dl-
vldsd and 'the following Intervlawa
Continued 'onSPaie 4.
a w - wm
V 6TAND8JRBADY TO
' J i rf- t
While the public has a V
cral'.ldoa of the biUlncis'.of
a ' trust comtHUiyl tbero are
many who do not know In Just
what manner such an Institu
tion as ours can serve their
InUlvtdual needs. Therefor
we enumerate the following
features of our Trust Depart
ment: ' .
Our Company ncta-as Trim
to and Executor of -wills, and
as' Administrator and Q'uar
dlan. Our Company acts as Trus
tee under mortgages and trust
deedj, as Trustee sjhder agree
ments relating to Ufe Insur
ance and declarations ot trust
generally, and receives and
manages sinking funds.
Oiir Company acts aa Trus
tee for Investing money,, col
lecting Incomes and caring for
Our Compsny acts as Depos
itory for Trustees and Officers
having tho management of es
tates and' funds.
.Our Company acts as Re
ceiver and Assignee under ap
pointment by court. ' .
'Our Company-acts as Regis
trar and Transfer Agent 'In
the Issuing' antj.. recording, of
stocks and bonds'. '
In addition to these trust
Our Con)pany writes suroty
Our Company writes fire,
acefilent and life Insuranco.
Out-'Company Insures auto
mobiles agsluet Are and acci
dent. Our Company acts as brok
ers In tha'purchase and'sle
of stocks .and bonds.
OurLCompauy has an upto
date roal estate and rental d,o
Our'.Company rents safe de
TRUST COMPANY, LTD.
Fort nnd.Morrhniit Stieets.
Telopliouo, 730, lti,
W 0. SMITH.
A most Important statement on sugar market conditions Ik con
tained In the sugar market review of the Federal Sugar Refining
Company, published under date of January 25. It shows that there
nothing in world maraet conditions to presage a decline In sugar
prices, and a , treat deal to assuro
son that hat been known In the last ten years. The statement lot
' One of our European correspondents writes under date of Janu
ary 15, as follows: l '
"This week has seen -a further advance In beet of about 3d. per
ewt., and a decldad upward movement In the American market put
ting any chance ot business In Cuba, with Europe still further off.
''With tho publication of the December figures ot beet production
It Is now possible to estimate the position In Europe more definitely.
It Is evident that there will be a shortage In stocks of 460 000, toon In it
sight, as against last year, and a large part of this will ha ye to he. ii
tnudn good by September, seeing that last year's stocks vtcre.at the tt
end of tho soason, pretty near the Irreducible minimum. The qucs- it
tlon Is where. 1 this sugar to conio from? For the most part It must! it
come eltheriftom Cuba or Java. Only new crop Javas are available! tt
and looking td the requirements In that market for the East twfclch tt
will b Increased by the division from China of a certain quantity a It
Philippines) It does not seem aa If more than lSu.OOQ tons' Would be t:
gottto Europe within the limits of (he present aeason. It looks! it
therefore as It a large part of the shortage would have to cumq It
from Cuba, and If the demand Is lostponed for, a' few months while J
beet sugars are still comparatively plentiful, l might set In Juit 11
. when Cuban i holders are beginning to assume a firm attitude, after JK
, getting rid of 'the first half ot tholr crop. Altogether we do not seel tt
.much prospect of any serious fall on this aide or even fn America! f tt
For the Irst time America may
it wltbobt haying to adjust Itself
,11 by tna supplies ot preferential sugar for your markets. f,-hoeer
tt a largb quantity of Cdbai-were exported to Europe,-' AAwylefwaWv
tt In the autumn have totUke some Javas. and o that'plnrthe'tv.'.
Writ Of Attachment
Nailed To Mast Of
'The bark AJden Ilesse Is In plH
kla again. This time the vessel Is
held here by a writ of attachment
Issued today by Judge Robinson, at
tho. Instance of Jacob Rosenberg,
who claims thre thousand dollars as
dike him In', payment of a lot ot scrap
Iron whfitf has been going Into the
vessc) for the. past five weeksr
i The Aiden t)es?e was to have sail
ed for Redondo, California, tomor
row. She la taking a cargo of scrap
Iron, supplied by Rosenberg, and
also by llrown of the Honolulu Scrap
It appears that the Insurance un
derwriters refused to write, a policy
for the shipment of old Iron It ad
ditional cargo was placed aboard the
ancient bark. This left a portion ot
the shipment remaining on the Fort
The matter Is now being thresh
ed out In the court, --and It Is be
lieved that an amicable adjustment
may be reached and the Alden Ilesse
will bo permitted' to get nway for
IN RUNAWAY ACT
There was a runaway soda water
wagon down near the Oahu Jail this
morning, and although nodamago
was done, there ras considerable ex
altement while the horse was doing
It appears that the animal took
(tight at a locomotive and bolted up
tho road at full speed. The driver
kept his seat and pulled onto tho
lines with all his might; the horse,
howovcr, had the bit between his
teoth ami for a while took no notlco
of tho strain on tho lines.
After running about a quarter of
a tulle, the driver managed to ger
cunttol of the animal ,nnd shortly
afterwards the hqrso fell down. Do
yond scaring a few pedestrians and
tio barking ot the horse's knees,
there was no damage to speak ot
dono. The ginger ale and other
prohibition drlnkf .escaped for a bet
the beat price for the coming sea
bo able to run a, whole season, .tf
to the European parity. as,ho-vr
Contended That Kaimuki
Is Outside The
The width of sidewalks in Kaimuki
Is a mattor that is likely to stir that
otherwise peaceful suburb of Honolulu
ironi center to ctrcumrerence.
The question hits nl ready been the
causo of much acilmonlous comment
in municipal board circles.
SupenlsofQuInn, who Is also chair
man of tho City and County Road Com
nilttee,, has been feeling tho public
pulse ns.lt were. Ho took a rap at
City Engineer Guy Gcro at last night's
mooting and charged tho official with
"butting in" on business that was out
of his lino of duty.
McClellnn and Logan took sides with
Oero and they participated In the
wholcsalo distribution of oratorical
bon mots. Each stated that they il.il
not propono to sit Idly by and havo
Qulnn "bull) rag" tho City and Ccttnt
Engineer while ho engaged In tho per
formance of his duties.
Qulnn contends that somo forty res
idents and property ownors ot Kaimu
ki district got together at a recent
meeting of their Improvement Club
and declared for a uniform width ot
Bldewnlk. They stated their prefer
ence ror tho eight-root guago. Accord
ing to Qulnn, but ono or two objectors
hrue Died protest Lgalnst tho decision
of the majority.
, Engineer Qoro set tho ball rolling
nnd opened tlio conversational flood'
gates by filing a roport with tho May
or In uhlc hho cited Section 737 of tho
Revised Laws, which provides for tho
apjioliitmont of Orado Commissioners
whose duty It Is to'establlsh street
grades, and width and grades ot aldo
wulka. Until the Roard of Supervisors by
ordinance provldos for a siibstltnta
method of performing the dutlos Im
posed upon jho flradu Commission, tho
fixing of street grades, and sidewalk
widths and gradps. probably rest with
tho Orado Commission.
Whllo tho Orado Commission has
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Stock buyors are apparently watt
ing to see whether tho Fobruary
slump will materialize, but unless It
comes within the next five days,
thero'll be nothing of It this year.
One of tho most Impressive com
ments on tho sugar market Is that
contained In tho excerpt from the
Federal Reporter, published In an
other column, although Wlllet &
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
PARIS, Feb. 8. Fear of a recur
rence of the horrors of the floods of
the past weeks was aroused today,
when the river Seine began to rise,
an-1 tome of the reclamation work
had to be abandoned.
M E N .
!k;jK,V0at Feb. D.-TheNa-,
"TtionarHeflnins Company vaii? the
Government today $601,304, that is
claimed to be due by reason of the
underweiRhins of sujjar imports. The
National paid the Government in the
vicinity of five hundred thousand
dollars some months ago, on the same
(Special Bulletin Cable)
MADBip, Feb. 9. The Spanish
Cabinet resigned today.
Taft Opens Up
WASHINGTON, D. 0 Feb. 9.
President Taft, by .his adoption of'
the Pinchot plan for the reclassifl
caticn of public lands, today brought
four millions of acres of the nublio
lands into the list of lands available
for homeiteadintc purposes.1 '
Withdrawo WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 9
Secretary of the Interior Ballinger
took action today that wijl pause the
withdrawal from binds available for
settlement or on which claims mav
be filed or fifty thousand acres. This
land covers water-power sites and
dray's circular, voicing the senti
ments of tho tust, endeavored under
a date ol a few days previous to tho
Federal Reporter's appearance to
copvlnce tho public that the ten
dency of the European market wan
llond snlcB wero tho principal
Items of tndny'b stuck business. Fivo
thousand dollars was distributed be
tween Olaa 6s. Walalua Cs and O.
R. & L. Co, Gs.
Ewa sold at 3L2G and Pcpeekco
nt 100. Tho Uetween, Hoards snlea
showed five hundred Onomen nt 06,
ISO llrcwery at 18, and 350 Olna
at C.B0, Tho market generally
seems firm, but thero Is a feeling
Hint Bouio iof the lilgh-prlred stocks
aro high vnouglr until tho extra div
idends aio In sight, ''
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