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ESTABLISHED 1682. NO. 4543.
STEAMSHIP KING IS
Manchuria Brings Host
Of Tourists To,
The Big Faciflo Hail' Liner Crowded
With Travelers for Islands and
the Far East Sails at 5 o'clock
Honolulu drew 127 passcngors out
of a total of 217 cabin, ton second
and 120' stcorage who arrived from
Ban Francisco by the' Pacific Mall
liner Manchuria at noon today.
Tourists made up the greater per
centage of the arrivals this morning,
comparatively few Honolulu people! :
ueing round among me uni-ciasa
"With the exception of a good deal
of , rain, we had a fine trip down
" from the Coast," declared Purser Jl
P. Bourne. The. aea.was cairn most
of the way, and everybody mJoyed.yiBli"-y
me voyage, tnougn an were prevent i
ed from Indulging In outdoor-games,
sports or dances because of the' In
Those who left the vessel at Ho
nolulu Include 115 cabin, seven second-class
aria nVo 'Asiatic steerage.
Purser Uourne reports 5800 tons
of cargo on board, of which 247 tons
nro for Honolulu, as follows: 178
packages merchandise, 10 cases
champagne. 92 packages Iron and
hardware, 11 automobiles, 129 pack
ages paint, 100 caso3 sapollo, 20
packages groceries, 100 cases maca
roni,' SG packages express matter, 0
packages arms and ammunition, 21
cattes automobile parts, 23 cases dry
goods, GO caBes cigarettes, 2 pianos
and 3 (limits of quicksilver.
The cargo for (he Orient consists
mostly of cotton, of which there are
(473 bales consigned 'to Japanese
ports; also 22S bars silver bullion,
valued at 1132,812.18, consigned to
" On board were 23G packages of
mall for Honolulu.
Promlnont among the through, pas
sengers Is Robert, Dollar, the 'steam
ship and transportation magnate of
tho Northwest coaBt. Mr. Dollar Is
making one of his annual trips to
tho Far Bast. The .Robert Dollar
Steamship Company operates - tho
well-known Dollar Line freighters,
which not only carry on a large
trade along the west coast of tho
United States, but also maintains a
line of' 'tramp freighters which ply
between Beattlo, Tacoma and Port-
land, Ore., and the Far East. The
vessels carry large consignments of
'flour' and lumber, for the ports' of
Japan, and also for Shanghai and
Hongkong. It Is'triore' than possible
(0ftttnn& on Faga 3)
BALLOU IS REELECTED
PRESIDENT OF CLUB
S. M. nallou was reelected presi
dent of tho University Club at the
annual meeting held on Saturday
evening.' Other members of , the
board of governors elected were F.
E. Thompson, A. U Castle, Major
Dunning, R. D. Head, secretory,, and
William Williamson, treasurer.
One of the Interesting announce-
' mepts of tho meeting waB that on
that 'day, Saturday, the first work on
the foundations of the new club-
.house had been started?1
President Ilallou presented a sug
gestion from Mr. Farrlnglon of the
Public School Fund Commission, that
a committee from , tho University
Club be appointed to cooporate with
the commission In Its work for tho
advancement of school and college
legislation, as might bo reported to
tho Governor. ' The prcaldont was
authorized to appoint 'a committee
of three. .
rhlnf Pvnj.ntiiro nAnoA Ta'RaIIaF TU-f
iiiii7.i i .ait a aiaiw il. iisi isisilii ii iiilbihb iicil
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YUIC lb IU DK Ull LUIIglty
Governor Frcnr has oxurcssed tho In the absence of deflnlto Inform'
belief that (ho cablegrams, that have
Leon rtctlred in regarq to tne joint
resolution that" has been Introduced
In CnnKress whereby the question of
prpnlblllon is to Do. rercrrcd to tne
ueonio of llawnll. means' that' the
pleblclte Is to determine whether the Congress Is to be acked to enact) leg
people do or do not waul the enact-1 Islatlon for Hawaii. "'
ment of a Fetltral prohibitory law. It Is oxpoctpd that, full dctalln .will
The Governor's views on the quoa- ,be forwardod .to' the Territorial. Got
tlon ar not, very doflnlto' but the chjcl ernment as boon as Connives "thie.'
executlvo la luullued to (be bt'II6f that deflnlto action on the-lolnl rci'.'.lutl' n
that Is whut the tables, In regard to
the joint reaoiuuou ami too referring
of the niattor to tho rolcoipf the peo-
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The United States Government .will
claim all of the plumago seized by the
revenue cutter Thetis at Uaysan Island
and the United States District Attor
ney's office Is Instructed to Institute a
vigorous proiecutlon of the captured
This Is the gist of a cablegram that
was received today by United States
District Attorney Breekons from the
Department of Justice at Washington.
As to whether the United States
was entitled to hold the property
seized by the Thetis was a perplexing
problem and consequently a cable was
sent to Washington for a final opinion.
The cable received this morning bear
out the stand taken by. Breekons and
The Instructions to Institute a "vig
orous prosecution," coming (llrectly
froms Attorney General Wlekersham,
shows that the United States Govern
ment Is determined to enforce the laws
against the Japaneae poachers and Is
taken to Indicate that there Is strong
feeling on the subject at Washington.
(6pecial Bulletin Cable.)
SAN JUAN DEL SUB, Nicaragua,
Feb. 14. Three thousand .Govern
ment troops made an attempt to re
capture .Matagalpa, which town is
held by, the rebels, , bat were unsuc
Not For Haike
(Speoial Bulletin Cable.)
NEW Y0KK, Feb. 14. Secretary
Haike of the American Sugar Befin
inpr Company has been denied in
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 14. Sug
ar: 00 degrees test, 4.14o. Previous
quotation, 4.11c, ,.
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1). S. Clattns Friar Land
roacnefs saie 10 wt
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tlon from Waishlrurton. the problem oft
tne tpccial election is ueing anxiously,
dUcnssed around tbe Capitol and tho J
general opinion Is Inclined to the sujr
position that tne pcopio,aro to voto aa
to whether Ornot the paternal hapil of
.and that Secretary Mot'.-Bullth vw.lli i'
inave .ample time to nuKo.tni incos-,
(pary arrangements for tli Mtclal eiK:-
tlon If It ls-to bo. '
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WASHINGTON. D. C.Feb. 14.
Congressman Martin of Colorado In
troduced a resolution today that may
start a newtline of sensational inves
tigation. Martin calls for an inves
tigation of the alleged illegal sale of
fiftv-fivi thousand acres of Friar
lands in the Philippine to Haver-
.a 1 .
Mana tit tha NttMi Titt Martin in '
his soeech denounced the action of
the Departmenrbf Justice for
holding the sale of these lands
Just what lands this resolution hni
leference to Is not stated In tbe prcM
cable, 'but tho affair may have a
local Interest, as ono of the Haver
meyers Is Interested In the company
for which tho Honolulu Iron Workrf,
has contracted to construct a sugar
roll), and the Jands to be cultivated
are Friar lands, recently purchasod.
, Fall Flat
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 14.
After a cross-examination of Glavis
on the charge of official misconduct
he has made .arainst Ballinger and
Dennett, the- investigators find no
acts savoring of corruption.
, In 'Frisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. i. The
ships of the 'cruiser lleet, in, com
mand of Admiral Sebree, arrived in
port today from Honolulu.
PORT ARTHUR. Feb. 14. The
Korean assassin who killed Prince.
Ito'was today sentenced to sutler the
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1 death penalty. ,, I
to BENCH '
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.Alexander 0. MJ llobortson received
an 'flhproeedontcJ.') wolcomo to the
htnnh-nrt'thft Unlli'd Htntna niitrlct
Court' - 'Oiis'niornlnsi at 10 o'clock when
he tod, tho oath'.pf offlce as the .col-
Kffi?.. Jud'J0, "n'""-Pai
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Th'i 'tfnlloil Stto nintrlpl Pnnrl.
room,MVr hold To many ioplc, and
M. ROBERTSON. UNITED
standing room was at
There were a- number of speeches
Judge, Dolo lojuiing-nnd being followed
tin HiiMnKsmi rt elm lino tirftn Adirieeiiil
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HOW thi company
STAND READY TO
Whtlo the public has a gen
eral Idea of .the buktness of
Bj, trust company, there are
many who do not know In Just
what manner 'such an Institu
tion as ours can serve their
'Individual needs. Therefore
wo enumerate the following
features of our Trusl Depart
ment: Our.Company acts as Trus
tee and Biocutor of wilts,-and
ss Administrator and Guar
dian, Our Company acts as Trus
tee' under mortgages and trust
deeds, as Trustee under agree-
monts relating to Life Insur-.
ance and declarations of trust
generally, and receives and
manages' sinking funds.
Our Company acts as Trus
tee for Inteeting money, col
lecting Incomes and caring for -estates.
Our Company acts as Depos
itory for Trustees and Officers
having the management of es
tates and. funds.
.Our Company acts as Re
ceiver, and Assignee under ap
pointment by court,
Our Company acta as Regis
trar and Transfer Agent In
the Issuing and recording of
stocks and bonds. ""
In addition -.to these trust
Our Company writes surety
Our Company writes Are,
accident and life Insurance.
- Our Company Insures auto
mobiles against Are and acci
dent. Our Company acts as brok
ers in the purchase and sale
of stocks and bonds.
,Our Company has an up-to-date
real estate and rental de
partment. Our Company routs safe de
posit boxes. , i
TRU8T COMPANY, LTD. I
Fort and Merchant Rtrocta.
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lsssssBssHssslB T iHIIIIH
onp : Poachers
THETIS TO MIL
ON SECRET MISSION
United States Revenue Cutter Believed
To Bev0n trail Of Opium
Tho revenue cutter Thetis sails to- later making a trip out to sea from tho
morrow, on a secret mission, destlna-. cot of Kauai and knowing where to
tlon unknown but, believed to be in
search of opium smuggling sampans
which have been conducting their
work unmolested for some time with J
Neptune ae an accomplice, according!
to (ho reports that have reached the
nanus oi united states omciajs.
It Is significant that the secret mis
sion Of 'tho Thetis la.undertaVen Just .
at a time when tne Pacific Mall unci
Mongolia Is approaching Island wateri.
tne' nonet naving oeeq wen round4
for a. long period that opium was
Idg smuggled into tlm Territory by j
being dropped from the.jrlentnl liners,
attached to floats, Japineeei sampans'
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14. Mrs.
Spreekels, widow of the late Clans
Spreckels, is seriously ill. Mrs.
opreLkcis is tar aavanccu in years
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MIU MM Kill lUiWJ( IM WIVi
PORTLAND. Ore., Feb. H.'-The
jurr before which Congressman Bin-
eer Hermann has been on trial for
defrauding the Government, return
ed to court today unable to reach a
verdict. Tne jury was discharged.
Hermann's was one of tbe most fa
mous of the land fraud cues.
One of the incidents of the trial
was the arrival in .town by speoial
train of a band of citizens from his
home, who expressed their 'confi
dence Jn his integrity and their in
tention to oacK urn again lor tne
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 14. A boiler
tube exploded on board the torpedo
bot destroyer Hopkin. today i Seven,
members of the crew were Injured,
nd two WU1 die t
M. T. SIMONTON
M, T. Slmonton,, who returned from
a visit to the Coast on q -transport
Hlierldan last nlffht, was suddenly af
fllctod with what appeared to be a
case of heart failure this piorning
whllo on the streot greeting friends.
Mr. Slmonton was at first takon to
iho .Elks' IoiIko rooms and later re
moved to tho Queen's tiospltal.
By tho laUwt report, from tho doc
tors at, tho hospital Mr, 'Slmonton .was
reported to be resting "easy 'and noth
ing serious Is anticipated.
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look for the contraband drug.
Tltnt Ihla work hna tiAn PHfrlml nn
extensively has been nno of thu :e
suits of the seaichlng lnvosllgatl-..n oi
opium smuggling that have, followed
in the-wake of tho arrests 'of upturn
smugg'ers both at 8an Francisco and
jneopersiioos or ino incus are ue
M,h ivwikvi-u wi.i, ti.v bi-rmii ui nck'(.i,vnig .n v.'.iniii.itiviiiuiiijr i,i UIQJ
recy and according to tho statement rctiori of the Kcvln-d Laws under if
-of the officers the. are unavaro oi
tneir domination until tuey jovo- no.-i
bo-Captain Jacobs being a Arm yitevei
In, the efficacy of secrecy lu c.nmctlni
with chafing the eluslwe stiiut'icr and
bird poacher, i , ,1
'AhfforCfin CrOOH TaIIc
ftllUvljUll UltJvC IGIIS
Full Details Of
n. wruien cunieasion uy Anoerson
Clraco Is In the .hand, of Ilnltod
ln,Au m.l.ii A,Hnc. n.nni. - 1
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which mo uegru gives mo mil oe-i,
talla of the murder of the Hawat-
Ian watchman, Mahu. nt Wnter-
Tho confession, tells how Grace
wuylald Mahu In the darkness and.,
after 'shooting him, Btruck his victim
over the head wfth an Iron bar.
Slncenls first admission that he
.. ih ., nr , .k- .....i...
Grace haa apparentlr decided that the
onv wav tosavo himself from iho
la to tell al, that ho knows
and ho has accordingly epont! bis leis
ure moments writing' his confession
of tho.sla'ylng of.Mahu.
WANT TO VOTE-'
VOTE THE LADIES
Hold Meetings On '
Theleadlng women ofMhlg city,
at tbe Instigation of Mrs. W. F.
Frear, held A number I of special
meetings this morning at the Cen
tral Union church arid at the Royal
Hawaiian Hotel, with a view to peti
tioning Congresa to allow the women
of the Territory 'to' vote for prohibi
tion. , The Women'a Christian Temper
ance Union met In the parlors of the
Central Union churoh at 10:30
o'clock this morning. In the absence
r j;'; wh.tey -uUnt t e
-Mr w ICXUp,od uy Mr8. D. Scuil.
der tha 'nni vice-president. Mrs.
ovuuuer inieu iuui u was, inrougn
tbe Instrumentality of Mrs. Frear
that, this special meeting was called
In order that the different women's
organisations of this city might be
unanimous In petitioning' Congress
to bo allowed to voto for prohibi
tion. Amongst those present at this
meeting were Mrs. D. Scudder, Mrs.
A. Jordan, Miss F.- Yarrow, Mrs. W.
Olson, Mrs. J. T. Waterhouse, Mrs.
K. Wood. Mrs. J. Qullck. Mrs. V. O.
SmUh, Mrs, O. Qullck, Mrs, Coan,
Miss Qullck, Mrs. Uagwell, Mrs. J.
K. Peterson, Mns. II. Ilrojvn, Mts:
Rico, Mrs. Lawrence, Mrs. W. W.
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TBIOS 5 OENTi. l
DREIER TRUST MUST
PAY TAX OF
Supreme Court Rules Inj
Suit Brought By
Cecil Brown Ii
IN HELD COLLECTAKEf
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.ulBn" innunai JOKes View Tftat
Execution of Trust Deed Was m
Testamentary Act Upholds
constitutionality of lmw.
In a docirlon homlcil dowa this?
mnrniug mo jerrucinai yiipirmo uouri vij
wblch nn Inherltanco tax of1 tlO.SCi'i
waa icvieu npon tiie.' corporation ,'stock
In ixissess'kn of Cecil Iirown aa trns-'4
too, upon the. death kif the' lato August y
Dreier. . v
The caso was taken to tho Buorome
Coyrt on exceptions by tho attorney.-!
for Cecil Brown, trurteo, under " tho
iufiiiiLureit-r aeou ui iruBi. u ueingf.
ci-.raea inai ine act- was unconstltu-.
uuntu oy reason oi discrimination and
Isiy'U.oriJWilorin.nrotectlnn. . As,
tne imierltanoe tax of two norvceni
wss levied upon SSP3.200. the agreed
yaltio of Z99K chare of stock which
Ion Noemter 0, 1907, August' Drelcr
assigned to Cec 1 Iirown Drolur to
rocelve lh0 Income during his llfol
and Ulion his ilimtli rtnnvn un in inir',
to each of his four children the tucome'?
from T9, the trustee Msd having tho'
right after Drelcr's dpath to deed tho' -sharcg'outrlKht
to, tho children.
n dealing with tho legal question'
involved in the caso. Iho onlnlon of
f"io aupri-ma Louri, wrnion uy unioc
Juttlre Hnrtwcll. says: '
"The net In not mion tn rnncfnii-Mnn
iand iloen not liv nnt-wnv nf liMiklnc aft V
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pressAl prnvlsloiiH. require that onlyk
"'""ll un no tiiiiri ,
,,, pro,iorty be tnxou as passes by
will or descent or1 by transfer frbm
one dying seized or possessed pf lt.it
Thu transfer inaito by tlio owner lit
,1iIh case, which secured to him thorn
i enjoyment or tho property until hlsli
'iViVf'.tti''? 'JP.nni ilttl
i meaning of tho act. It cannot bo tild
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'on. ".8 ncl C"."V . altlio HBh In ord-
r;vok rr, " ""'". ,""". 7,' l
Ifi il dttnun r If tn- UMiU hunn n
self of the munlmentp of title, asithe
stockvcortlflcati's may bo termed. f
"Coming then to tho question bfj
constitutionality. Is this u tax oslu
property or on tho right to tako If up-Ji
on the owner's doath. for if a nropertir
tax In the ordinary acceptation of the-
term It may bo open t gravo constltu-yi
iiuiini fiujeciiun. ino tax is not levies' '
until tho owner a doatli. for by Section!
6 "All taxes Imposed by this act, uu-?
less omurwite ncrejn provided for.-iiJ
shall be dun nml navaliln nt Ihn tlnnth'J)
or tho decedent." and nro to bo paid by
executors, adiulnlstrators or truiitee
who aro required by Section 7 to d-
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duct tho tax from tho legacy or "prorA jW
crty ror distribution, winch Is subJoctM
to tho tnx, collecting tho tax uponm'
the market value or tho property: Aski
,l,n ln1.l In lnl-n I... .I11 .... .1 ...& I-
m Hhiiv w liinu u nil! ur IICHVVIll IB J-l
derived solely from tho sUtuto a tax i
rlnntnnaJ mm Vmu OX ft
IRWIN PAID S82.S00
x ' mm
R Eighty-two thousand flvo bun- StAj
u urcii noiiarii wob tno amount paid K
U by Win. O. Irwin for tho sharo IS
U of Claua Spreckels In tho bank ot'
Spreckels & Co. of this city, Tho'ttK
If its tfn Urdu rtimln nniilt t.. O. ,
n ' ini ii un iiiuuu iiuuni. an ciaaia ss - t
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tt tlrnia,t Itin nnllnn nf i. a nr..T'
ww hiimvu MV "VtlWH Ui IMC UJWV
t utors. ,jSa
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Sugar stocks were comnaratl
quiet this morning but there were
evidences of wonkneFs at any Doisk
along tho line. Ewa is holding upatcl
34 with the bidding a shado bolowvvj'
Ollhll rlnunH f:.lrlv elMini. nf- UK IK nit2
.. .wuv.. ,, ,.u..0 1.V WV.1W Mt,
ton shares of Hawaiian Commercial
sold at 38.875 proved tho sustain
Btrcngth ae Maul plantation'
siock. waiaiua sold at 1Z7,5Q and t
Block shows nobldi McRrydo Bold
7.50. Ilrowery sdck streng(hen
selling hotwocr. boards nt 19.25. '
nokaa nlso Improved to tho oxteni
an eighth on a sale, of ten shares.