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10 PAGES. HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1910. 10 PAGES.
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MAYOR FERN TALKS ABOUT PROHIBITIONS
Garl On Tai
U. S. Finally Secures Conviction
For Purchasing Soldiers'
Carl On Tai ban finally been con
victed of purchasing property of tlio
United State government.
Shortl) after 8 o clock hiHt evening
the Jury In the case nf On Tai, charged
In the Federal Court with dealing In
United 8tates soldiers' clothing,
brought in a verdict of guilty. t
The trial has occupied two whole
days of tho time of (he Federal court
and the case was given to tho Jurjmen
last eveplng at d o'clock. After being
conducted to tho Young Hotel where
tbejr partook of a good dinner, the conviction of On Tai was practical!)
twohe tried and truo returned to the the samo as that Introduced at the for
Jury room and In two hours from tho mer trial, which resulted In an oc
time Jhe caso was given them by the qulttal and Involved the purchase by
Court, they brought In their verdict. I On Tai of clothing from soldiers sta
(Judge Robertson will pronounce sen- Honed, nt Ytort Bhafter.
Comet In Transit -
Gas Visiting Scientists
1 , Are Disappointed
Aqcordlng to tho astronomers, tho tho appearance of tho sun yesterday
comet has made Its transit ncross tho and that tho comet did not show up
face of the sun, and the predictions of whllo In transit across tho fact of tho
those who -aid thut the world would sun
uutrcr some (Knitter In tho brus'i with
the comet's tall are knocked Into
While it is'' claimed thnt sun spots
were seen by the scientific wntchcr
at threo different points on this Island 0f weather prevailed nt Halelwa ex
no other Indications of anything out copt clear, Tho heavy rain storms
of the ordinary were noticed. The durnB tlle day put an end to any ob.
locnl "astronomers aro agreed that tho servatlons In that section of tho coim
hcad of the comet Is but a ball of gas. try
Tho small telescopes used by the
observers hero were not satisfactory
and tko big glassos'at some of the ob
servatories on the mainland may tell
a different talo or at least a more sat
Professor Ellernian, when seen last
evening after his observations, said:
"All tliero' Is to be said about my
observations here Is that tho result
was negative. There Is nothing to re
port. I had had some Idea that per
haps we might seo something of the
comet. In transit, hut not the faintest
trace was to, be seen."
Professor Donaghho states that
there was no porcepllblo difference In
D.'rector, Cables It Is
Inadvisable To Give
"it will ba inadvisable to give out
any figures of the census enumeration
j M . EBECTED TOE DECORATION DAY
HAWAHAN,IRON FENCE AND
tence upon On Tai on Saturday morn
lug ot 9:30.
The conviction of On Tai In a rosult
of n determined effort that has hern
mado by the United States District At-f
torncy to put a Btop t othe purchase
of clothing by local merchants from
the soldiers. Tho prosecution of On
Tai hag been In tho hands of Assistant
United States Attorney Ilawllns and
the careful prosecution of the accused
merchant was responsible for tho ver-
diet last night.
The testimony that resulted In the
Gives No Sign
To Be Bali Of
Professor I.ord and- his assistant,
Professor Coddlngton, who were
watching tho transit from a spot near
llnlelwa, are much disappointed over
tho result of the day, Kvery condition
Tho United States magnetic observ
atory at Sisal Is yet to bo .heard from
In regard to any effect on the delicate
instruments nt that point. Professor
Gardner was to koep a close watch
during tho transit but ho has as dt
made no report,
The wireless operators report that
there wero no out of ordinary effects
noticed during the transit' of tho
About the only thing that happened
out of the ordinary yesterday was tho
fact that after tho hour if transt had
passed many pcoila teemed to be' dis
gustingly disappointed by " tho fact
that all hands were not sizzling up.
from Honolulu," la tho "gist of a cable
recehed this morning from the direct
or of (ho census at Washington by
Governor Walter Frear,
Late In April tho Oovernpr wrote
the census director asking that pro
llmlnary figures or a rough estimate
might bo mado public here at the'close
of the enumeration.
iwo uays ago, as tho work was
practically completed, he cabled tho
samo official asking a cable reply
about making public the figures and
the cable received this morning was
(Continued on Page 6)
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180 S. KIne Street
WASHINGTON. D. 0.. May 19.
A tariff ineech, snappy with epi
gram, bristling with aphorism,
preaching the doctrine of the lira
pie life as the bulwark of civilira-
of prosperity. wa delivered in the
House today by Jlepresentative Ham
ilton of Michigan, It pictured nine
months of increasing revenues and
encouragement of American indus
try under the Payne bill. It drew
on the legitimate spoils of trade and
the policies and declarations of for
eign statecraft as the justification of
the protection policy. It attributed
the hich cost of living to increased
(Continued on Page 2)
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 10.
In passing the bill to amend the Or-
ffanfA Act nf TTnurnft vttfrnv 41.
House of Representatives also elim-l
mated section seven, which provided
for appeals to the Supreme Court Of
the United States from the Territo
rial Supreme Court, in cases that
were Drought berore the Territorial
tribunal from the lower courts on
bills of exception. MONK.
LONDON, May 10. Kaiser Wil
helm of Germany arrived here to
day to attend the funeral of his
late uncle, King Edward VII. The
German Emperor was most cordially
greeted by King Qeorge.
FOR LATE KING
Banks Will Close During
Tho business community of Hono
lulu will generally observe tomorrow
as the funeral day or tho lata King
Edward Virof Great Britain. All of
the bank of' the city will close tomor
row between )0;30 In tho morning and
ono o'clock In tho afternoon. During
tho sntm period, rDavles & Company
wll cloio their doors of business.' Oth
er business houses will also remain
closed for 4he Bnme time,
Tho memorial services at St. An
drew's Cathedral In tho memory of tho
Into King will begin at 11 o'clock. The
Cathedral will bo open to tho public
with the exception of reserved sections
for officials and others.
It Is requested by the British Con
sill, IUIjm G. IC. Fprster, that thos'i
nit receiving official Invitations en
ter the Cathedral by tho side aisles.
nail far Chaurfeur Clunay has. beon
set at, $5000. but no bondsmen 'have
becnlfo'undf vot. ' . t .
IN TAIL OF
Judge Beatty Declares
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prohibition, for it work. against the
object which It aim. to accomplish."
Thl. rt.ten.Mt w. m.d. to a" Dot-
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..,. .... mw.n. .wi., ujr vnil .jus-
tlce VWIllam H. Beatty of the Su
prem. Court of California In answsr
to a quest on as to his standing on
tt-.j question that I. now agitating Ha
wal. X.11.1-. uu..v lira., MIXIUIUU Willi'
out qualification thut he Is on advo-
Chief Justice neatly declared with
cato ot a licensing syistem and that
pithlbltlon 01 the kind now advocat
ed by Mr. Woolley and his followers
1 sfalse legislation.
Justice Heatty wait born In Ohio, al
though, its his parents were Kentuck-1
lans And 'ho was taken back to that
state at tho hTIUt six. Weeks, ha &???.?" throuhe U.U today,.and
. CoBtiHtt.Wp.W 8)' lbly never. t '
Slott-Smith Suggests tak
ing Over Dispensary
The Territory of Hawaii stands
ready to relieve the City and County
of Honolulu of a portion of tho burden
taken over from tho -Hoard of Health
at a time when the municipal act went
The destruction ofthe territorial
morgue building tho latter part of
April and the uecosslty for new quar
ters for morgti5 and pox,! morten ex
amination for the Joint uso of the Ter
ritory and County, and also a suitable
building for the bacteriological and
tuberculosis bureaus, has brought the
matter to the fore.
K. A. Mott-SmltU. president or the
Territorial Hoard or Health, has of
fered to remote Kk. bacteriological and
tuberculosis bureaus and tho examin
ation of lepers Into the Dispensary
Ilulldlng and resume again the treat
(Continued on Page 6)
IN addition to writing
policies that cover
Loss or Damage by
Fire we have a special
policy that covers
or damage to the
ed by being in
any moving or
for damage to the
perty o? others
caused by collision.
TRUST CO., LTDU
FRANCISCO, May 10. Ac
"F V.0 "tronomerV it is pos
rTl.. .fi Tw.ll" 1
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the earth has not yet pass-
voivumtiuua uavc uccu uplCl OJ
Astrrninm.r. of ,. T Jot. nv
tcry and observers throughout the
wona agree mat the transit of the' appear that he has consented to bo
comet across the fate of the sun took como a member of tho "committed of
place yesterday, but the earth has one hundred." and that he win' sup
not yci pasiea xnrougn me tall of
TtlA ftttlny .F 41, jw.mt 4a
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isfy calculations regarding the tail; -i nm not In favor of prohibition for
is said to be accounted for by a sud- some of us." declared the Maor this
r 4CnrTilu i. hav,n Veloped in morning, "and I am going to send
tue tail, thereby unletting all calcu-.ovcr to this committee' of one nun-
Astronomers state that the
WASHINOT0N. D. 0.. May 10.
The Venus left Blueflelds today.
WINS FIRST PLACE
Clarence Peterson Gets
Fine Position As
NTiaiva nnmoa fpnm tlA Mn !.
.... k.Wmo "um hip Wiini IIIUU
Clarence I'e crson. one ot he llono-
.u.u uu), nnu K.uuiiuieu iruin ino
School, has won signal honors
In a lively competition for a position
....... . ...
as mining engineer with the Tonopah
.Mining Company ot Tonopah, Neveda,
The position was awarded after a
competition among a large number of
applicants, there belug six from Stan
ford Unlverslt) of which Institution
Mr Pnllirunn In .. n-rn.l.intn III. .,,n.t
.., . . ........, .... .u.',wnl mrougn me to ou. in lite
icon id u ini-iiuiu inuuie 10 ins
It) when put agoust the best men In
his line or work that California pro -
duces. He is the eldest son of Dr. and
Mrs. C. A. Peterson and gained tho
foundation for his education In tho
public schools of Honolulu, Ho
ters upon Mm duties or his now post
tlon on May 30,
COMET DAY TIE
Itt The only comet day phenomena Jt
tt noted among the Yosemlte-Call- U
tt rornla contestants yesterday was tt
it tho tlelng In tho thousands or U
B tho vote total or two 'chaperone tt
! tt candidates Tho tie Is between tt
jUMrx. Ileggs and Mrs. Slehison, tt
tt the latter retaining second place tt
a by only n'few hundred votes tt
tt arter Mrs. Ileggs had cast more ti
tt than six thousand votes, tt
tt Tho tlo Is rather remarkablo, tt
. consuionng tnnt tuo totals are m nix strenuous efforts are being mado
tt hundreds df thousands and that tt to raise the uecessary mouey to fl-
m iius is uiu ursi iiiuu iwo cbhiii- u nai:ce t,a yucnt t8WB for tbe
dates have ever tied arter they tt truuspacltlc ruce, nnd numerous com
tt had passed the ten thousand tt mltteea hate been appointed to can
tt murk. tt vans the city and business houses. K.
tt Miss Johnson District 1 cou tt v, Macfarlane has come to tho res
it teotant, mado tho greatest voto tt cue, and everybody will be asked to
lit Increasu In that district nnd by ii help the cause and send the Hawaii
,it so doing ' passed the hundred it off fully equipped lu every way to
ti thousand mark, tt compete for the race that Is aStract-
ti Contest scores and unnounce it lug the attention of the whole
ii mentH nro Kb en on page ten, tt world. '
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Not For Mayqf
Committee Of 100 States
Mayor Pern desires It to bo distinct
ly understood that he Is not a member
of tho "Committee of ono hundred"
that will pledge Its support to the pro
paganda of John O, Woolley.
The Major stated this morning that
an attenint had been miidi. tn tnnlrn It
port the Idea of prohibition. This the
I Mnnr .tectaroa. ! linunrrnnf.t.1 nn.1
I -.- .
,dred' tod,ay And let them know I will
have nothing to do with their prohlbl-
Asks The President
To Help Russians
Editor Of New York Papefl
Takes Up Trouble Of Local H
nl at. . !-. .. .- v...
iUlB.n,I8. .ent to President Tnrt
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larini n laiAmsin ti it a nabs
'"" 'ca.uoiii iu n uiiu mo uins-
ed cruel treatment of Uusslnns work-
tug as laborers on sugar plantations
In Honolulu. The telegram reads:
iinvn receivea a leiegram mini
uussian peasants imported rrom tne
hast to Honolulu to work on plan-
iniions. uanoiiiona outrnceous. Thev
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auii-jname or humanity help us."
The telegram which caused Mr.
' Okuntsov to ask tho President for
help In behalf of his countrymen In
Honolulu wns received on Mnv 1. It
j wns signed, "Russians or Honolulu,"
en-'and reads: "Delegate Vnslllorr nnd
three others nrrested. We were mnl
treated estenlay afternoon. Walt
for advice and help. The twenty
The editor said he believes the
Russians In Honolulu have sont
twenty-one other messages telling or
HAWAII YACHT RACE
Strenuous Efforts Made
To Raise Hard
The, following commllfi
The, following commllleesi 'havolthla' inomlnr'.aJiWoolIV:h'ir
To Join "Dr
The Mnjor spoke with finality and
his unqualified statement on tti Wool
le)ltes and tlu-lr advocacy of a pro
hibition law, Indicated that ho Willi
participate In tho ncthe ino onion t
against the schema for n dry, Hawaii
when the campaign becomes a little
SAN FRANCISCO, Mav 103
Beets:. 88 analysis, 14. 10 l-Sd-ll
parity. 5,17c Previous quotation
us. v l-za.
Tor Hale'1 cards at nirllotlnTn
their condition to the outside worldl
nud that tho meninges hao boe'n lujl
tcrcepted. Jlii sees no other mean-1
Ing of the words "twentv-seeoVil
.. . .
,iir. uKuuirov nuued mat soma!
time ago a man whom the peasanTi
tall Perle Strauss went to Jlnsalir
and by promising 11. SO a day, goodj
lodging conditions and frye ni6dlcalj
tare, persunded 2000 Uusslan peas-
ants to go to Honolulu to work forj
tiin ntnitam it,A ti.abm ....rL.i
'""" o ic.lu.lir
nt once discovered thnt
they wero I
taken to v. or), as substitute! forlthel
Jnpnnese coolies who had goiieTJonl
strike against the wages paid byit'hej
ino eunar niso said tne peasants!
soon lounji nun their real woosj
Binounieu io rrom CO to 70 centnS
uuj- niieau ot me promised si. CO;
Mr. Okuntsov said that some tlrn.oj
In the near future a meeting "of
Russians In New York will bo called?
with tho Idea In view of brlnelne
nuout measures that will heln thai
Honolulu plantation workmen.
Hnnlfirap lnimt In CnlinJ
suiuiuo nuuai ia oaua'Li
fled With Present M
I aw $
Uepreser.tntlve J II Coney ejf.J
Kauul, the second of Kauai's legU
latorB to go on record us opposed toj
prohibition, declared this morning!
that he would not support the Wool?
ley propaganda and (Irmly believed
that the maintenance of th6'eilM
Ing law was to the boat IntorcstafJ
me lerrnory. .
"The statements that have be4i
made by some of tbo iiroulbltlouTad?
vocates on Kauar aro dlttlnct)yuts!
leading. said ItepreeentatlTeICoVyl
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rwf? 1.. wth