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LEE LET STORY
TO THE JURORS
Efforts of the Defense to Show a Fatal Variance
Between thz Indictment and Proof Offered
The taktap T ilhwiiy tn the Lee
Tjm. uri fci,:M ygsMofeqr jwendng be-
JMpt JMMBMn &sd the Jury
mU prove. This
was brief sad merely that
at Le Vat's Mtiatfve. bad bad
CaapbeH has made Ms
tar Tax Assessor and Col-
leesar of Maul It is Joseph H. Knnewa.
Cuag&eB wS send the same to the
Sepc&Oesa Territorial Central Com-s
aad Use Republican County
Pntrrmtelee f Mas! for endorsement.
Scaewa las been Deputy Tax As
sessor ani CoHector for the Districts
ff E aafl TValanae .for three years
xx ss tees ccsnectet with tbe tax
stsat Zae ve wrs aad mere.
Ijected to by Larnach and the objec
tion was sustained, Judge Robinson
turning the laugh on Thompson by
they were correct. Lee Let said they
were. This was introduced In evidence,
THE THIRD VISIT.
Oa the next visit he again met Lee
Let alone. On this occasion Lee Let
said that the hui desired to start other
games than those which had already
been proposed and asked how much
this wonld be, to which Taylor re
plied that it would be the same as the
other Taylor inquired how he was to be
assured that he would get the money
and Lee Let said that he himself would
(Continued oa Page Ten.)
JOSEPH H. KUNEWA FOR
TAX ASSESSOR FOR MAUI
"He has always done his work
excellently," said Treasurer Campbell,
"and is In line for promoUon. I selected
him some time ago but made no
announcement of the selection before
because I did not have his consent to
the appointment. He has finally consented,
and I shall submit his name to
"He was bom and educatedon Maui
and so be Is going back to his old
sayiug that while the original
slon was .the best evidence of what
against Lee Let' ihe commission contained, the
ment committee by giving the boys
something they would be sure to want
The Princess spoke of the matter to
her friends and mention of it appeared
in the newspapers.
Now there is another hula magnate
in Honolulu besides the vivacious Princess,
Madame Puahi, justly famed for
the recherche little wriggles which she
ever and anon gives at her Kapiolani
When Madame Puahi learned that
Princess Theresa was' planning big
things in the hula line .she got not
only mad but busy, and making a' tour
of the local hulaeries engaged every
dancer in sight for fleet week. She
will entertain in the name of the
"When the Princess got wise to Madame
Puahi's stratagem she got hot,
to put it mildly, but determined not to
be outdone, in communicating with the
dancers of Laie, Hauula, Punaluu and
other places on the windward side of
the island, with the idea of rustling
up any hula talent available in the
"Mrs. Puahi has got all the old, ugly
girls in town," declared the Princess.
Their bones crack when they try to
"Mrs. Wilcoxrxan't get any good hula
girls outside of Honolulu," remarked
Madame Puahi: "the country kind aro
all. too tame. I'm the leading tula lady
in Honolulu and when I give a dance
there is lots of fun and good time and
everybody likes to come and see."
It was stated yesterday that friends
of the two ladles are trying to get
them to agree in a joint plan of cam
paign, and while- nothing definite Is
known. It is far from improbable that
Honolulu may be the happy possessor
of a hula trust in the not distant fu
TIE BIG COLLEGES
The College Entrance Examination
Board hold its examinations at
Oahu College June 15-20. The certificates
of this Board now admit students
to all colleges in the United States.
President P. L. Home of the
Schools will be in charge of the
The examinations for admission to
Harvard will be held at Oahu College
June 22 to 27. President Home is also
the proctor at these examinations.
The examinations for Yale are also
held at Oahu College, and are under
the charge of Dr. O. ifontague Cooke.
They are scheduled for June 24 to 27.
Oahu College will have ten candidates
for the College Board examinations,
three for Harvard and one for Sheffield.
In addition a number of students will
enter various colleges on certificates
without anv examinations.
Students who propose to take any of
these examinations and who have not
already made application for them
should arrange with the proctor or with
.President Griffiths at the college.
i COMES TO THE
The Dominic! children and their
mother have been provided for. Judge
Hart, after reading the account of
their destitution, hurried up town and
saw that two of the little ones were
put in the Salvation Home at his expense.
A lady, whose name Is not
given, paid for the care of another
child, and Staff Captain Bradley look-,ed
after the fourth one. The baby, as
already stated, Is in the care of Its
godfather. Mrs. DomlnicI has been
taken to the Queen's Hospital by Dr.
Bumham. Night before last the ten
by ten room in Chinatown where the
stricken family lived was occupied by
ten people, the seven Dominicis having
given shelter to three friends as
unfortunate as themselves- Clothing
is now needed for the children, and'
some money for the purchase of delicacies
for the sick mother would help
The S. C. Allen made a smart passage
up from here to Grays Harbor.
She saiTed oh May 13 and arrived
S. WEATHER. BUREAU, June 4. Last 24 Hours' Rainfall, .00. SUGAB. 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, ,4.36c Per Ton, $87.20.
Temperstcre, Max. SO; Min. 72. Weather, fair. 88 Analysis Beets, lis. 3d. Per Ton, $87.40.
TOX-. LI OX 45 HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 1908. SEMI-WEEKLY WHOLE NO. 3013
aewcra' iMrficws with Lee Let In
rkach the latter had proposed that
Taylor for a c rMnrartn of $909 a
we& sbdMld a. 1ml whieh Lee
Let classed to fee dK spokesman carry
5-- v' torasat of this pacpese.
A F Taytor vrae the first witness
m..i Be we
Ho 4r and CMef , Detectives.
Ht h,J keen r lal Inn it. tot the
r. comnriiwt had been mislaid.
A , 1 tu Cered in evidence.
Tb n ;r aarrowty
TV ' as to haw the tana mission was
a .- He time ahjeeted to its in-X'
siouoo oa twa giwcaAs first, that
tu f the commission
t. r.vt ibeea sufficiently explained.
mony of the appointing power that he
.had made an appointment was quite
as good evidence as the commission
issued to the appointee.
Taylor's status as a police officer and
an executive officer having thus been
established, he was recalled "to tell the
story of the alleged bribery.
TAYLOR MEETS LEE LET.
Taylor testified that he knew the defendant.
He first met him on
Kebruarv 5, at tho stor of
aad ted paid hiraj Yuen Chong. He went there in com
pany with H. M. Ayrcs to meet a
Chinaman whose name he did not then
knoTr' but wnom he has since learned
that he was a
jrrv xtru nc went uv
.ment made by H. M. Ayres. They
entered at the King street door and
were met by Lee Tong. who conducted
them through the store to a back
room, where the four sat down and
refreshments were brought in.
PRELIMIXART SMALL TALK.
The convention at first was on in
different subjects, the lichee nuts,
which formed part of the refresh
ments, furnishing one topic, their original
habitat and their place in the
1 Mvmnrrw tT CiTiLa lirtcnttnlitr wlnr
i.'. ..... J u. . ..J. ..w.. -. ..... .j .f.....,
aiec iir at ,uwc vmuxuxui finally xejet sam tie naa
tftw infill 1 ill Charged the Sefendantlsomething private to say to Taylor.
1 bnbiag a. aScer." which j The latter asked if Ayres might not
-. . . .ti ' remain, out iee ust. saiu not, ana iee
iv;-:v Axtacaey General
zsiroi that Ue ladtctmant charged the, speak about something which would
BavaUaB Reports la which tue
Co art had held that the terms
piHrg odacex and police comstaMewere
A search disclosed the
tmex. however, that this decJsVw was
la a T cae where e qnasdoa was
thf acency of service of dfU proc-
m i that it was at a tune waen
thr otatate spoke indiscriminately
,Bo r and constables, while the
BT.tv a- ander which the present
SitrrJ! was acting seemed to provide j
oavT ; r nntice aficets
Judce nobmaoa examined Taylor
fartJer ;.- determine Just what search
had ttKX mad? for the origiaal
I: aeeme that Taylor, before
laaviac iv San Francisco, bad
a? a larse aamher of papers of
vain t pnt ta a safe place daring
m ahaence He had Intended to take
nt tajLitiva with him to Saa
cfcwo a a meanfi of his own
there and whiV he had seen
U vim jrathertng up hte papers, he
1 mile not say positively that he had
ncmaEy taken It to Saa Francisco.
Jnde Kohtnson ruled that the copy
not be tntmancea at iais ubib
it naa not aeea mwh unit.
aearch had been made for the
tptna As ta the second point.
vrhether there tens a fatal variance
the indictment and the
It wa sat passed oa. and seems
now not to be mtpartast, as Taylor
wm temporarily withdrawn and Sheriff
iaahe was caned, and he testified
I appelated Taylor a police
TATLOR A POL3CEMAX.
at tmte pefert ta Had out if he had
laontd a mi and' ton, but this was ob-
. . ... .,. , . . Wh
nttiie at ECCm otdcer. to tvu: i fc"1 r wt" "c" l"-
a (Klc wTirar." &m& that the words
pajice oaBrer Might fee tneatad as
Te this Tbanpsoa repHed
chat a: that oa the Indictment would
have beeai dennrrrahle as aot
aitaKinp the crime charged; for
the Attorney General was an executive
officer, and though aa Attorney
iri; had boen attempted to be
reached la tht way. this was not that
cj Depot? Attorney general Sat-a
prodnoed a from the
Larnach j were ajone Lee Let said he wanted to
muMii, mug, wuicu .u auiit up
gambling games, and
but that Lee Tong was new to the
business and that he, Lee Let, had
better represent him. Lee Let said
Lee Tong had good "backing, and that
what they wanted was to be allowed
to start games at Chinese
Xew Tear's time and that they would
pav Taylor J550 a week. In addition.
Lee Let offered to supply a detective
at informer, who would supply Taylor
with information as to other games
that would start up, so that raids
could be made on them. There was
discussion as to details of the plan,
and an engagement for the next day
THE SECOND DAT.
The next day Taylor went,
, ! panied by Officer Leal, to a point
I - A. ... -I'.. l-
across ine sireti mini we mm tuuus
store. Taylor went into the store and
went to the back room and found Lee
Let alone. On this occasion there was
further discussion on the general sub
ject. Further details were gone Into.
Lee Let said that the hul which he
represented thought $900 a week too
much and that $700 a week was
enough: that that was the amount
they had formerly paid. Moreover, in
case any of the gamblers at the Lee
Let hui gambling places were arrested.
Taylor was to furnish them a lawyer
and pay their fines, if they were
fined, out of the $700 or $?00 a week.
Lee Let read from a paper written in
Chinese characters an outline of the
whole plan. As he read Taylor took
notes and afterwards read his notes
back to Lee Let and asked him if
. IS POSSIBLE
The Entente Cordiale Between
Princess and Madame Is
There Is a feud between Honolulu's;
hula purveyors and Madame Puahl and
the Princess Theresa don't speak as
they pass by.
It fell out thus:
The Princess, who presides over a
cosy little Terpslchorean parlor at the
corner of King and Alakea streets, conceived
the idea that by furnishing a
series of refined hulas to be given
under the auspices of the Aliiolani
Royal Dancing Club, during the stay
of the ileet. she would not only be
doing herself some financial good but
would be helping out the entertain
TIE CHE OF
What Was Done at the Recent
Meeting of Park
The last regular meeting of the Ho-i
nolulu Park Commissioners, held in
the office of L. A. Thurston, was quite
an Interesting one from many points
of view and was attended by A. S.
Cleghorn, who presided; H. E. Cooper,
E. S. Cunha, Marston Campbell, L. A.
Thurston and W. M. Giffard; also Superintendent
Toung and Eben Low, by
&fA. ,t.j. (nnillim n .. .3 n .....u...!..
the minutes of the previous meeting,
hr Mr Cnnr&r dptnilPil thp
(Associated Press Cablegrams.)
SEOUL, June 5. The Japanese government has begun an aggressive
campaign against the Korean insurgents. There have been
sixty-nine engagements within nine days, during which 372 insurgents
were killed and 55 prisoners taken.
NEW YOKE, June 2. The steamer Mauretanla, with 35 nautical days
record for the Cunarders, has earned an annual subsidy of $750,000.
PORTLAND, Oregon, June 2. The result of today's election was two
the secretnry read a letter from the Republican Congressmen. The single-tax and woman's suffrage were beaten.
K. R. T. & L. Co . stating that It had-
CARSON CITY, Nevada, Juno 2. The Democratic State Convention in
wired and turned on lights in the . . ' ' . , ,
sesslon here instructed its delegates for Bryan.
buildings and grounds of the Beach
Park at an expense to- it of $23i 63 and HARBIN, Manchuria, June 2. A serious boycott of Japanese goods has
further notified the commission that been declared throughout Manchuria.
there would be no charge made by, LONDON, June 2. General Redvers Buller, who commanded the British
the company for the power used, but . . .. . , . .
., . .. , . . forces In the Transvaal war. is dead.
that the company would not be re-
sponsible for maintenance or damages MADRID, Spain, June 2. The accouchement of Queen Victoria is expected
accruing through use of the current. during this month.
The commissioners requested by let- PORTLAND, Oregon, Juno 2. The torpedo flotilla arrived here today,
nrrexamine 2r2 -d CINCINNATI, June 2.-Pinkola won the Latonia Derby. Time, 2:35 3-5.
see that it was in a safe condition and ' WASHINGTON, June 3. Secretary Garfield is en route to San
also by letter thanked the Rapid Tran- Francisco, whence he will sail for Honolulu on the battleship Maine
s!tmrnVor,Us dna,Uon, d ac; to investigate labor, the coastwise trade, and harbor improvements,
cepted the offer for the furnishing of
SAN jfcAXOIBCO, June 3.-The remains of Prince Kawananakoa, who
There being no electric lights In the died yesterday, will be sent to Honolulu on the Manchuria, leaving here the
keeper's cottage on. the beach, it was 9th of June.
intimated that if asked the Hawaiian WASHINflTON, June 3. John Hays Hammond has entered the contest
Electric would install and
for Vice president.
lights free of charge therein. The re- . . . . . . ,
letter. ST PETERSBURG, June 3. The cabinet proposes to issue an internal
quest was made by
The next matter of interest was the loan of $100,000,000 to make good the deficit in the budget, which provides!
request .of Eben Low for the use of a for famine relief, war debt, and the purchase of military stores,
portion of Kapiolani Park for a cow- WASHINGTON, June 3. Severe rains at Panama decreased, during May,
the a01"1 f soU to be excavated in the canal cut 500,00.0 cubic yards,
lantic fleet in this city. The request
was granted and Low will be allowed LEIPSIC, June 3. Herr Schiwara. the author, has been sentenced to
to fence In a portion of the park and twelve years' Imprisonment for disclosing military secrets to France,
change admission to the shows held PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 3. Today Grover Cleveland celebrates
within the enclosure. He will have to , r j r . ;
pay a portion of his net profits to the
commissioners and leave the park in
he condition in which he found it.
The debts of the commission were
next touched upon and very feelingly
LISBON, June 3. Three anarchists were arrested here yesterday while
disembarking from Buenos Arres.
CHESTER, June-3. Three street cars navebeen dynamited by strikers.
WASHINGTON, June 3. Embassador Takanira, in an interview, states that
ber of sleepless nights he had passed P2111 te taking measures to entirely stop the emigration of laborers to tha
on account of them. The back ac- "United States.
counts were soul-wracking and weigh- RIO tje JANEIRO, June 4. The Brazilian training ship Ben-
Jamm Constant, en route from Honolulu to Yokohama, picked
and he had undertaken personally to
see could be done in the way of up twenty shipwrecked men on Wake island.
raising money to settle them. In con- Wake island is one of the chain of sand islands extending northwestward
sultatiop with Superintendent Toung from this greup.
he ascertained that the latter had sold VICTORIA, June 4 A typhoon is reported from West Australia which.
SresuT"of SratUthlssum vsed the loss of forty pearl luggers and two hundred and seventy lives.
and the sum of $340 saved out of the GUAYAQUIL, June 4. The plague epidemic is now under control. Sinco
county appropriations, accounts to the the eight of May there have been forty-two new cases and nineteen deaths.
amount of JS90 had been paid. Eighty .patients have been cured, and there are now thirty-seven on the
Considerable adverse discussion took
place In connection with the fact that pecl; "
Superintendent Toung had sold the PARIS, June 4. Five Socialists have been elected to the Prussian Diet
mules In question without the know I- for the first time in the history of that body.
edge or approval of the Park Commission,
the view of the Commissioners
being that the property of the Commission
should not be sold without its
direction. The transaction was finally
Treasurer Marston Campbell presented
his statement showing a balance on
hand of $634.77. "Treasurer Campbell
Private parties are active in
LONDON, June 4. Penny postage between Great Britain and America will
be instituted October 1.
VIENNA, June 4. Twenty thousands students are out on a strike.
BUTTE, Montana, June 4. Railway service here is demoralized by a flood.
VERNE, Pennsylvania, June 4. A storm here has caused the loss of half
a million dollars.
LONDON, June 4. The Socialists and Labor members of the House of
also presented a statement showing commons have entered a protest against the proposed visit of King Edward to
tne total amount 01 expenon on
E u h defeated.
the Beach Park premises from JuIji 6
23. 1905, to March 31. 190S, showing FADJLAND, Oklahoma, June 4. The bank in this city was robbed last
that there-had been contributed by the night, the robbers escaping with $10,000 in currency.
county, JiilS.iO; by the Territory, SAN rRANCISCO, June 4. Sixteen Chinese were discovered in this city
Sturf SSft aint0SfdSon "to" today in a sealed freight car which had arrived from Galveston, Texas,
which the Territory furnished prison PARIS, June 5. Two hundred and thirty arrests have been
labor to the number of .,92 days' labor. made fa connection with the disturbances at the Pantheon.
thlDqs2wabuyad E ilK PARIS June 4.-Following the ceremony over the remains of
men's bath house had not been com- Zola here this morning in the Pantheon two shots were fired at
pieted as directed at a 'former meet- Alfred Dreyfus. A spectator was wounded in the hand. The
revealed the fact that the lack saHant loujs Gregori, is a member of the staff of a military paper
of work was on account of lack of r tt,;'
funds, the county having refused to ,;L,y ' .. , ...
approve the bills already Incurred. The JiW XUrCri., June 5. Uliver f. rieimont IS Qying 01 an
estimate for completing the work and ation for appendicitis.
also erecting a ioor at the womens gT An
pETERSBURG, June 5. imperial order has been
. . . , ' J
bath house was a little over ?22o, ,J j .1.
issued the of command the
figure being possible only with the reorganizing system m navy.
prison labor. The work was ordered HELENA, Montana, June 5. The streets of this city are
done and will be paid for out of the flooded and traffic delayed by washouts and landslides.
22e rSiSffif the MIUVKEE4, June eot the decision ih the
- with There fast
"ght Papke. was fighting.
Hustace, Peck & Co. had a note di-
to them calling their .attention GUANAJUATO, June 5. A dam burst here yesterday and a
to the rules 01 tne part against neavy score of people are missing.
Their teams were reported
by the superintendent to the cutting up
the roads and seriously Injuring the
bridges in hauling cement. A bill for
insurance on the park buildings
amounting to J 53.36 was approved and
the meeting then adjourned.
ARE TO HIE 'A .
LIQUOR LAW SAPPED OF
PART OF ITS EFFECTIVENESS
One of the most far-reaching decisions
yet rendered touching the liquor
license law passed by the last Legis
risdiction was good; that the liquor
license law did limit the jurisdiction
to the district court of the district
where the liquor was "seized. This de-
lature was handed downby Judge An-' cision, If upheld, will affect a number
drade yesterday afternoon. The decision
was in the case of a Chinese from
ing for the entertainment of the fleet
j,, defendant waa represent-as
well as the regular fleet committees ed by C. F. Chillingworth and a plea
appointed by the Governor. to the jurisdiction was entered.
A hui bas been formed ami has leased BSr thIs Plea defendant denied
the oia Enterprise Mill premises on t1 the District Court of Honolulu
Alakea ana Biehards streets for the had Jurisdiction to try or determine
purpose of renting booths for Hawaiian the case. It was contended that under
entertainments of various kinds. tbe liquor license law the defendant in
Concessions have already been rented " cases could only be tried in the
to Hawaiian tableaux, hula Janees, district court for tha district Jn xhlch
lug pictures, etc. The grounds will rep- the liquor was seized. As the liquor
resent a regular midway, and, will be "va3 seized in the District of Waialua,
brilliantly lighted. the case could be tried there only.
A. V. Gear is agent for the hui that After extended argument. Judge An-is
promoting the plan. tirade decided that the plea to the Ju-
of cases now pending- on appeal. It Is
the first law which has had the effect
of limiting venue to particular districts.
MEETING CALLED BY GOVERNOR.,
Acting Governor Mott-Smith has
called a meeting, to take place In th3
Governor's office Saturday morning at
10ro'clock, pf those interested In 'the
entertainment of the Association for
the Advancement of Science, which
proposes, if sufficient inducements offer,
to hold a convention here In 1919.
There are several fellows and members,
of the society resident here, and it is
with- a view to getting the ideas ot
these men that the meeting Is called.