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Wl'liPlmlna . , , . , Apr.
Tor San imncuco:
ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4598
WATER RATE RAISE ROUSES
J. J. Webb, Mailer of Obscene
Cards, Pled On The
Circumstantial evidence hns pmv inulil "Maintop," In recollection, of
oiPbeyond Hip possibility of a d mi lit Ills sallurlug dus. Webb frequent-
the Identity ot the man who mulled y addressed (lertz us 'Mulntop," and
the obicena untl-Cuthollj curds uml with this pionilslng clew, almost
who has been eurclied' for by the conclusive In Itself, Jnrrett called on
United Stutes uml county officials. J. United Stutes District Attorney
J. Webb Is Uio man's hame, and he llieckons and told him wlmt he had
Is now safe from the jurisdiction of discovered.
the law of the United States, hav- It woh next learned that Well)) had
Ing left the Territory on the Mnl- left the country on the Multal. The
tal, sailing for the. Colonies un April postofllco wus visited and the signed
2. We.bb,J' now. In Brisbane, and
ns the onensu or semiuig improper of Ills mall to llrlsbnue, was coin
mutter thiough tliu United States pared with the handwriting on the
malls Ms not an extraditable one, cttcr to Ilonlne and the curds. It
Webb Is apparently safe from pun- wub found to correspond exactly.
Ishment. ' ' There Is not tho slightest doubt that
The evidence that shows Webb to the mailer of the obscene cards and
be the ulun Is conclusive, and In ad- Webb nre one and tho same person,
illtlon to proving his guilt, amounts Another strong link in the evl-
to a vludlcatjonfortno "Holy Hon
eis," who fell underBusplclon, ihe
"Tngtlionut,hors of tho"obsceno cards
that attacked the Catholic faith.
A lurge amount of the credit for
gathering up the scattered threads
of; evidence uml finally proving the
case. nguliiBt Webb belongs to City
nnd County Sheriff Jurrett. It was
by Inquiry among the employes of
the Honolulu Iron Works that Jur
rett first had his. suspicions aroused
ngulnst Webb. One ot the connect
ing links In the chain of evidence
was the fact that one of the men
employed at the Iron works', William
Qcrtz, who received several of the
enrds and a note through tho mail,
was addressed us "Malnlup." Webb
Knew that Hertz, n former teafarlng
man, had tamed his homo In Knl-
Water Rate Increase
Arbitrary Action Of Superinten
dent v Campbell Arouses
"III my opinion, tho contemplated jti active to tho outside world, In that
ralso In tho water rates Is a wrong 'it Is adorned with a beautiful attire ot
move, as Honolulu depends upon Its perpetual spring. The suburbs, which
beauty spots and many penpla will do.aro being developed by tho pioneers.
auiy with their lawns rattier than who lia'vo already hardships ot all
Riibinlt to paying any extra taxes," so kinds to bear would be. particularly
stated Mr. 1'red U Waldron, president neglected ns to lawns and general up
of the Merchants' Association, this building.
In continuing, Mr. Waldron said:
"The people who should take tills mat-
ter up are the Improvement Clubs,
such for lustanco as the Central I in
provement Committoo, under the chair
manship ot Cuptaln Kldwoll. Hut I
am afraid this organization Is almost
out of existence
"I am keeping up ona and a half
nenw of lawn around my place, and I hae resources unlimited as to arto-
kiiow what a tax It is, and It is bound lnn supply, nnd what groater adver
to causa somo lmrdshlp among the I tlsement cun Honolulu givo out to tho
poorer classes If tho water rutes nro woild tlmn that our mains hold only
Increased. Tho water rites havo moro artesian and thereforo absolutely puro
than kept up tho wuter works. When water. Any Individual will then be
we imy our water rntea we don't ex ablo to go to the fnucot In hh yard
pect to havo this money utilized for with tho samo safety us he would to
public Improvements. Tho beuuty n water filter. Personally I would do
i,pota of Honolulu aro an assot to tho anything to In Ing about tills perfect
city." laitcBlan supply.
Kmll A. Berndt when soen this' "As I understand It tho faucet ratu
morning said: "1 told Mr. Marston. Is not to bo raised, but only wuter for
Campbell that I did not think tho Irrigation purposes will be chorged ex
Merchants' Association would take tra for. Tills raise will tie from $22,60
this matter up until It became a nues-'per annum to,J30. Tho water rates
Hon involving commercial Importance. ' havo boen too high for vessels touch-
"Personally, I would ba opposed to Ing nt this port. This chargo Is bup
nny change n tho prebpnt water rates, posed to take otT tho overload on shlp
for itlio reason that Honolulu Is ut- (Continued on Page 3)
curd, to piovlde for the forwarding
- . deuce u that a number of copies of
- .lb.V(iitiVO.cvowM. anti-Cut-
oltc publication, have been accumu
lating at i the YoBtoince.
"We have located "the man, nil
light' said U. S. Attorney llreckom)
this morning, "bntlio Is bejond our
leach. There Is no doubt that Webb
Is the man, and this discovery
amounts to a vindication for the so
called 'Holy Hollers.' Sheriff Jar
rett is deserving of the credit for tho
discovery of the clex Hint led to the
establishing of Webb as the mailer
ot the cards," ,
The Indictment of Webb has been
oted on by the United States Grand
Jury, nnd It Is believed to be. cer
tain that n truo bill will be returned
In the next partial report ot the Ted-
"A now district opened up requires
twice ns much water as older rcslden-
tlnl bectlons. If theso new districts
jaio not watered twlco n day. they will
retrogrado and Honolulu will cease to
"If this raise In rates Is going to
be tho moans of ultimately brlnglng
un nrteslun supply for tho city, then
I sny the ralso Is fully Justified Wo
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY.
REDDING, Conn,, Apr. 20.
''Mark Twain'' is critically ill at his
home in this. city. Mr, demons is
nearly seventy-five years of nge. i
Sugar Up; '
"Usually Federal work Is done by noon the success of Foss in Mflssa- "1" "I" ,ho records nf tho local tie- Internal Itcvcnue Department tumor
SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 20. the supei vising architect of the chuse'tts. They also point to the fact nartmor". wa uelorc "'o Hrani1 Jllrr r"w-
aimui. ueKic ii, ,):. jtic- iieaaury, nut miner tins n.t ine that the President included Roches
Vious quotation 4.255c. bicrutnry ot the Treasury, in cer- ter in his speaking tour of New
SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 20. tain cases, may provide un outside York. I
.Beets: ,o analysis, i, ja.; parity,
Previous quotation, 14s. '
WTTIT flTf ATTTWRQ
" A iA JVXA. X XJ1IM
NEW YORK, Apr. 20. President
Hoffstot of the Pressed Car Steel
Company was arrested here today on
the charge of bribery and conspiracy
in connection with the irregularis
ties of the Pittsburg municipal trov.
ernment. Mr. Hoffstot. was released
on $10,000 bail.
PITTSUURO, April 10. The In-
d ctment of Frank N. Horfstot, pre-
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uifinnr nr tn fiMritinn KnTintiiii iinnic.
n.i ,.,..i,i.n. f .h i..n.,i b,i
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uir company, uy -1119 grunu jury in,
connectlou with 'the graft crusade Is
to be followed by half u dozen other
sensations, uccordtng to District At-'
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tornev Ilhilielev. Mr. Horfstot lives
In New York more than half of his
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Apr. 20.
Thnmfl. Tnnwort th. TI-mnArnHn
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leader who was chairman of the
Democratio national committee dur-
ing the campaign of Judge Parker
for the presidency, has announced
himself as a candidate for election
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IU HIO UllliU UlnVCS UVUaiC 4iUlU .
nfinTMiTiimiir v. n . AA
kBBv i 1
m u 1 ' j L ' ,7 " The boxing exhibitions nro given n bn seen Hint tho county will bonent In
Uispatches received here today an- n, entertaining feature while waiting bavins 11 fixed sum to provide for
nounce the reelection of President for tiIH track poutestants to get prop- while Its time win be saved In exam
Cabrera of Guatemala. er attention between eventH, Inlng and treating patlonts of Hawaii-
ARCHITECT TELLS OF
Louis Ayres Describes
Ideas For U. S.
"York & Sawyer .ft ere selected by
the Tieasury Department to draw up
plans for the new Federal building
in this city by, means of an arihl-
tectural (ompetitlon nccoidlug to
the Tnrsney Act. Theie were about
ten architects In this competition,
maieu i-ouis Ayres 10 a n u i i e 1 1 n
repieseutatlve this morning. -
architect for Kederul work. I
"The new Fedeial building for
this city will piovldo for a postoffice,
customs offiecs, ,internnl revenue do-
partment, Kedeiul courts, lighthouse
Inspectors' olncejsi.oagt survey. Unit
ed Stales engineers. Weather liurenu.
t'Thrt ulntiu tvill Ita Minnnn.l titnrn
ASll 1JIUIID lfllS . VUII lll'
or less from those submitted In com-
petition, after I hue had a consul-
tntlon wltli the various heads of'thn
departments which are to be housed
in the new building. The plans In
their present condition will be shown
to the membeiH of the Chamber of
Commerce this afternoon, and ut
their request, as they are naturally
enthusiastic over this new Federal
building, nlthough, they will hnve no
official say In the mutter,
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"The new building will be three
or four stories in height, and will
bo a fireproof sttiictuie. The build
nig mnieriuis uuve noi ns )ui neeii
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SPORTS PROGRAM s
Entries And Officials Are
Ready For New
On Saturday afternoon tho Hots'
. Plplfl uflll lia thn QPAnn nf anvArnl nl.
I W . ". .. MV
tempts at record breaking, und from
all Indications homo of the old llRuren
nro going to be broken for sure. Closo
tub will be kent on tho watches and
Hen Holllnger. who Is about the best
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Rtuil tn nntph tli., rienr.l hponUom
The following lathe full program of
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I events and omclals for Baturduy:
UIVIIID W..U V, .... ,.1 UttlUI 11,1. .
2;3oioo.Vard Dash. Island record
10;i.b Sec. Kntrles: Will Itlco, W. U
Rosa. Kenneth McOiilru.
2M0 S80 Yard Hun. Island record
2 mill. 8 sec. Kntrles: John McCand-
less, K.. II. Wlthlngton, Berl Nqtt.
2:45 Three round boxing exhlbl-
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3:00220 Ynrd Dash. Island rec-
ord 23:3-5 sec, Kntrles: Will Mice,
John McCnndless, W. U. Ilosa.
3:05 Ono Mllo Hun. Islnnd rec-
ord 4 mln. 08 sec. Entries; Abo Nor-
ton Bert Nott, K. II. Brown.
llin .1. 1 I1VI1THH Hllfl V lllMlllf.r.
I 3:15 Three round boxing exhlbl.
tlon- " Benl,y alu, '' nosa-
a: JU iiii juru 111111. isinmi reccir.i
n . An irn r t it. m 1
5 gtc Kitrios: John Cnroy, w. UIcq,
F H withlngtou, K. McOulio, C, Ncu-
Aunouncer John C. Anderson: start-
er, J, I,. Hopwood or Paul Wlthlng.
n: clerk of courm, P N. Folsom:
Itoferee. Paul Super: timers, C. K.
r,,.1,.,, r n r.ilrnll T II
V.l!illllltn"l HI w, ... w-hivii, .. ...
Illanchurd W It. Chilton, Jr. V. ..
Stevenson. Ben Hollliiger. K. II. Hand.
M, Kerrelrn: Judges. 1'.' u. Home. u.
T. KlttB, C. J. II111111 H. 8. Gnult, Then.
'Illchards I.leut Bowon or l.lout Chll-
Secures the news and hence many subscribers
APRIL 20, 1910. 10 PAGES.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Apr. 20.
The report was general about Wash
ington today that Senator Chauncey
Depew from New York will not be'a
candidate for reelection.
WASHINGTON. D. C..-Anr,
Returns from Rochester are the talk
of the nolitical circles of the Canitol
today, me Democrats are jubilant
over the result, following so'Closelv
The Democrats are claimine that
they will elect a majority of
next House of Representatives.
Rochester, n. y., A0r. 20.-
PnlltlrifltiB flr filrflflv 11lft1(P ll
waavavavvH fw V AVStVIk W
name of Congressman-elect Havens
as a leader omontr the candidates for
the governorship. The tremendous
reversal that Havens brought about
in the electic yesterday Has for the
moment made him the loidcal candi-
date to lead the Democratic forces,
NEWCASTLE, N. S. W .Apr. 20.
fri.-. Timx. -i- a v
i"c " raer ouiara nas
The fate of the crew is
Queen's Hospital Sought
v Even Thousand
Kx-Oovernor A. B. Clecliorn an-
penred before the members of tho City
?.!"! ???,"$ 50!-:! "'- Supervisory nt
word of ! cxplaiiatloii cuncernlnV the
I - ..n .
request rora nat rato of one thousand
i dollars per month to ho puld by the
City und County to tho Queen's Hns.
I Heretofore .the charity patients have
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I rnln nf n dnltnr nil I It linlf n ilnv thin
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sum being paid by tho municipal ty.
I Tim oiiliufltiitlnn if n flnl .tn In It...
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opinion of Mr, Cleghorn would obviato1
the shutting out of Hnwallans who
are now sold to shy at certain formal-
IIIcb connected with their being admit-
Itr to the instltutldn under the present
Tho hnsplta stood ready to accept
I III! ITIHUILV IlllllUVlllH llllllr IIIU UMTri'l
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ment now ruling. Tho hospital will
nccept Hnwatluns, or part Hawallans.
1 with or without tho authority of tho
county. That is if a Hawaiian appllen
for ndmjsslon at tho hospital, tho hos-
pltal authorities will exercise their
own discretion In accepting the pa-
,lent' an'1 no lnllan .ee;l llty to
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couuiy iiuiiiurii.e. i.ir .i.ii.i.iU.i.
Tho county however, to hnvo tho
samo privileges tegnrdlng entrauco of
HnwallaiiB ns heretofore.
In order to protect the hospital from
nu nverllux of patients of nny nation-
ullty sent by the county, a limit of
hospital days should ' be tlxod ns n
maximum for nny one month. Wo
suggest' that 700 hospital days bo thu,
limit lor patients, other than Hawaii.
mis lor wiiicn in-nospiiui win no re-
s,ionslble to the county under a flat
numthly allowance of f 1000.
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Ill II11IIMI1K Ulin iiiuiiudiiiuii i mil
He use to
Grand Jury Probes
Special Agent Thomas Appears
Before The United States
An Investigation of the records of
the United Stutes Internal llevemi
Department hns been begun by tho
United States flrand Jury and It Is
not yet known what tho result will be The full iiiiriioso; of the luVcstlga
on or ' causes that hnve led to the (Ion hns not ja become public nl-
ti.l.iirltii. nf ...An h,Ii, tt . I. .. 1, ..!...,
uiiubi.ik i ivuiiib in intj uiiiit-ii
States Internal Itev ntie Department
ho bederal Inquisitors.
Speclul Agent Thomas, w ho Is now
In Hawaii on his usual trip In check-
Offered For Grace
Fugitive Murderer Still Evades
Anderson (iraco is still at largo,
but the probabilities lire .that ho
will be captured toon now. High,
She .,i Henry has decided lo offer a
nviu d of tlfiO for tho taking ot tho'somebod to betray i.ie wanted man
negio murderer, and It Is thought
Hint many more people will now Join
lnvtlie man hunt In the hopes ot
getting the blood money.
Chief Mclhtllie wus out- nil night
and hns had little sleep for scera!
das i.ow. Ills staff is kept busy
night and day on tho proposition,
'and the regular police force also has
been working overtime on the Orace
The usual crop of stories are flout
ing uround, nnd numerous people
who think that every negro they see
Is (Irnce still roll up and repeat tho
oliLstory of hnvlng seen the escaned
MlH. Hrilco u 8 nl tho ,10,co
8,ntlon- whero 8,U "l"""18 "cr nlBl,t8 -
nl... .....u nlln.irn.l
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uui uguia mi"
morning In order to go homo nnd from the prisoners' gang at Kaplo
get some wearing apparel. The wo- laul l'nrk, and the Btory fit his he
man does not appear to worry much Ing seen on a bicycle making gool
nbout the affair, and she smiles and time for Koko Head Is just as truo
jokes with nnyone she huppens
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K..n when ulin omnrfrAu frnm Mm tin.
illt'O COlirt VUrd.
High 8herlff Henry's mon wcro "Human Orgnn," and gao ninny per-
out Inst night, too, but up till one forinances ut smoke concerts downnt
o'clock today they hnd got no cluetho Houlnnl Iloat Club
" "'"'"Q iiuamni o.u t,iuu.
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n presenting the matter before the
lli.np.1 ll.un. l.-Av.t a.ntA.I II. ... .... .I. - .I
"Vai", .'.....I liu n.uil'll llllll .IB IIIU
arrungoment for paying 11.50 per day
ws nt the suggestion of tho hospital
trustees themselves, and as they re-
cived practically Stooo per month
Hlnri the ngreehicnt wns made I feel
that we had better leave well enouuli
nlono at any ruto In the financial
Kt,,.SH which we are undergalng at
lireuniit llu.rn lu n rlinnrn rnp Iho rtv
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,mtelit. B0M10 imforseen enldeinle cron.1
,,, I, would recommeiid that wo keap
to u, ,,roHeiit agreement ut least uu-
hi iniv Ami
Tho members of the Chamber of
Commerce will hold n meting this af
ternoon at 3 o'clock, to hear a report
from Mr. I.ouls Ayres, representing
tho Di in of York & Sawyer of New
York on the proposed plans for tho
now Kedernl Building.
A pugilist' diary Is not neces
sarily a Bcrnp book, Albany Jour
If there is ANY day on which
your store's ad SHOULD be printed,
is there, then. ANY DAY on which
it should NOT?
Are there some days on which it
is not necessary to advertise your
store ? Some days when enterprise
may be suspended?
PBICI S OEHTf.
thin morning with a book from thj
local office fur thu purpose of wiiic'
questions that wort- propounded to him
liy the Clrund Jurors answering.
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iiiuuhii im-if iiic u minuter n wen .
defined opinions regarding the caus-j
of tho Investigation, It Is stated that i
tho Clraud Jury , will rnntlnno their"
pioceedlngs In connection with tho
to the negro's whereabouts. There. ,-,i
Is no doubt that tho necrn is obtain-
Ing food Fomcuhcrc, nnd It Is
thought that the reward -will Induce
It Is alio thought by the police
derailment that draco may ba . lo-'
cuted ner the other side of the Is
land, and that the now8 of his es- '
cape Iuih not reached the Chinese or-
Jupuuese with whom he may bo
ii wus reported last night that u
negro, supposed to bo (I race, had
dropped Into u Knllhl kaloou and
after mopping up n few1 beers and"
all the free lunch In sight, hud de
parted. Then the totenhono bccaii '
to wotk and a couple of police offl-'tj
iers were dispatched to the saloon.
The iieern hud wundervd otr br tli
tlm n,B ..nir.r. rnnt,,i n, .!,,
am, no trnce rolll(1 be ,. . . ,-'
' No""nB """X a"'"'" !. been
iieurii in uruce since no. nepnrieu
as tho one that he went by aeroplane
tn 1 mini
I llrnCn Willi ntlPA 1rmtvn na liL .
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,1 rVlllinril VnfltlP
ALtAAillJrK YllilNIl 'S
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Alexander 'Young ls recovering
siciKiiiy irom tno nltacK or which he
wns the victim estcrdiiy, Mr. Via'
Huiuni stiiU'd this nfternoon (hat the
PallUIll WUS 111 11(1 ditllKer and that
tno attending physlcTans were conn-
iieM "1!l1 no serious consequences;
,sou1'1 (ol,ow ,B Illness. Mr. Young,;
,s N"11"'! comfortably at his home at ,
The United States transport Dlx.
Captain Ankers, with a shipment of
over five thousand tuns of coal from
tho Milkl mines of Japan arrived otT'.-l
the port this afternoon.
Thu Dlx met with n lot of rough '
weather and encountered the samo
storm that Iho Japanese Bteamenl
Chlvu Mnru picked up off tho cos
Thu Dlx goes to tho naval wharf to5
discharge and w,ill probably remain air.
iiiu jiui i iui uuuui. icu ua.