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THE HONOLULU REPUBLICAN.
YOLUME I, NO. 29 HONOLULU, H. TL, TUESDAY, JULY 17, 1900 PRICE FIVE CENTS
.An Harmonious Session
GEO. W. SMITH ELECTED CHAIRMAN.
ITJLL LIST OF THE DELEGATES
AND PBOXIES IN ATTENDANCE.
Some Interesting Bemarks by H. P.
Baldwin Committee Appointed
to Arrange for
At the meeting of the Republican
Territorial Committee last night Mr.
Goorge W. Smith was elected permanent
chairman and Mr. E. It. Hendry
permanent secretary by a unanimous
The meeting was called to order by
Temporary Secretary C. L. Crabbe at
7:30 o'clock In the rooms of the Chamber
of Commerce. There were present
In person: George W. Smith, C. L.
Crabbe. W. R. Farrington, Frank Archer,
Enoch Johnson. J. A. Hughes, D.
H. Kahaulelio, A. V. Gear, Hugh How-oil,
Judge Luther Wilcox, James H.
Boyd, Curtis P. Iaukea, Ed Towse, J.
L. Kaulukou and H. P. Baldwin. Present
by proxy: E. E. Richards, J. K.
Nahale, J. H. WaiplulanI, R. C. Sear!,
George Hons, W. C. Achi, J K.
P. H. Sandow, U. I. 0. Blackstoe
and G. N. Wilcox.
George W. Smith was elected permanent
chairman by acclamation. In
taking his seat, Mr. Smith said:
"Gentlemen of the Committee.
Could I have had my own wish another
would not hold the honorable and responsible
position in which you hare
placed me. For it is a position of
great responsibility the work of which,
to be successful, will require the hearty
co-operation, not only of each member
of the Territorial Committee, but of
every member of the Republican party
in the territory
"We are now engaged in the important
work of organization, party organization
in this now territory, a new
thing for ub and a new thing for the
majority of those who, for the first
time as American citizens, will exercise
the right of franchise at the polls
in November next.
"To obtain a stroug organization, a
creditable organization, out in keeping
with the graud history of the Republican
party and oue that will be a
credit to the territory, requires singleness
of purpose, harmony, unity of
action; factional strife or prejudice.
'Torsouul inuerances must be subordinated,
factions must not exist and
will not bo recognized by your chairman.
"It becomes our duty to place before
the people the necessity of organization,
to prepare literature explaining
the aims and objects of the party, its
history and its policy.
It becomes our duty to outline apian
of action for the approaching election,
ensure registration of those entitled to
vote, to vm over those in doubt or
those indifferent to their civic duties.
"Finally, it will be our duty to order
the next primary elections and call the
next convention the duty of which will
be to nominate honorable, capable men
as candidates for Senators and Representatives
to the first Legislature of
the Territory of Hawaii.
"That all of this work, as outlined,
may be facilitated, Committees will be
appointed to whose hands will be entrusted
the work in detail.
"I ask your hearty support. Let us
iwoid selfishness, personalities, strife.
Let us cultivate harmony, unity,
"I thank you geutlemau for the honor
conferred and, to the best of my ability,
will cudeavor to acceptably" fill the
At the conclusion of Chairman
Smith's remarks, James H. Boyd nominated
E. It. Hendry for permanent
secretary of the committee, stating
that he believed an outsider should fill
the office, so that the records would be
kept entirely without prejudice or bias.
Mr. Hendry being the only nominee,
the secretary was ordered to cast a
unanimous ballot for him, under suspension
of the rules.
Mr. Iaukea moved that an executive
committee of five members be appointed.
Including the chairman.
H. P. Baldwin thought It would be
wise to have a member from each Island.
There was a feeling among the
people on the other Islands, which had
reached him even at th& Coast, that
Honolulu was trying to run everything.
He did not see any such spirit
manifested in the present meeting:
there was perfect harmony, and he believed
In carrying this harmony
" throughout all the party work. Ha
fully approved the remarks of the
chairman and belie red there lAiuld b
harmony throughout the Islands. The
executive was tae most important committee,
and, if he lived in Honolulu,
he would favor giving the other Islands
representation on this committee. Mr.
Baldwin thought there should be at
least seven members, and the committee
should be a good working body. He
believed the chairman, should appoint
the committee, and concluded: "We
can all trust our chairman." (Applause.)
Mr. Boyd amended Mr, laukea's motion
that three members be appointed
frost each district.
Mr. Farrlngton offered as
that the committee be composed
of sevea members, with the chairman
H. P, Baldwin, upon the withdrawal
of the above motion and amendments,
moved that the executive commute
constat of aloe member, to be
from Kauai, five from Oahu, to be I
pointed by the chairman of the Cen- j
tral Committee. The motion was car- I
ried by unanimous vote.
After considerable discussion and
several proposals on a motion by El
Towse, the chairman was authorized
to appoint a finance committer, consisting
of three members from each
election district of the Islands.
A. V. Gear nominated James H.
Boyd for treasurer, and the secretary
was ordered to cast the unanimous ballot
of the convention for that gentleman.
On motion of Ed Towse. the appoint-men
of the committees on literature
and organization was referred to the
Enoch Johnson moved to amend
Section 1 of Article 4 of the rules to
read as follows:
"Resolved, That Section 1, Article 4,
of the "Rules and Regulations of the
Republican Party In the Territory of
Hawaii" be and the same is hereby
amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. A Territorial central
committee, consisting of thirty delegates,
shall be elected by each Terri
torial convention in the method above
prescribed for the temporary Territorial
central committee, the permanent
chairman and secretary of the Terri
torial convention shall be
members of said committee, and such
committee shall hold office until their
successors are appointed and qualified.
"July 16, 19w."
H. P. Baldwin did not think there
was power to pass the resolution under
Article S, Section 1, as the proxies
held In the meeting were for a specific
purpose; he believed that notice should
be given and the matter voted on hereafter.
Chairman Smith concurred with the
resolution offered, but was obliged to
rule that there were not a sufficient
number of members present in person
to pass the resolution; notice must b
given by the secretary to members and
the vote would be taken at the next
meeting of the central committee. So
W. R. Farrington brought up the
matter of calling a ratification meeting
as soon as possible, and he moved
that such a meeting should be held at
the earliest possible moment, after the
arrival of the delegates, who were to
be suitably received at the steamer
with music and banners.
Chairman Smith appointed W. R.
Farrington, Enoch Johnson and J. H.
Boyd as a committee to arrange for
a ratification meeting.
The committee then went into executive
session for a short time, and finally
adjourned at 10 o'clock.
They Are Flocking to Ewa m
Droves The Cause.
There is much discontent on several
of the plantations on this Island. The
Japanese aro restless. They are flocking
to Ewa in droves and that planta
tion will have no difficulty in getting
all the meu it requires. Yesterday a
crowd of Japs was encountered near
Pearl City by a Republican reporter.
"Where lire you going?' was asked.
"Eva" answered a sturday looking
Jap. "Treat good at Eva, velly good;
no kick; no knock down; plenty lice;
pay good; Eva, velly good."
HIGH SHERIFF NOT TOO HIGH.
TO BE CKITICISED INJHIS WOKK,
En Earnest Slea for a Police Eorce
That is not a Hollow
"The peculiar organization of the
Police force of Honolulu is due to the
conditions heretofore existing but we
are now a Territory of the United
States and the population is and will
continue to increase," said George A.
Davis to a Republican reporter, last
night. "There is no disposition to
discharge theHawaiiaus on the force
but the mounted patrol could be dispensed
with and good lively and intelligent
Americans secured if well paid
and the extra expenses would be justified.
" Strangers come here and find
on the streets with brass buttons
and clubs. The time of the District
Court is consumed with hearing charges
against Chinamen having opium in
posession or with playing che fa for 42
cent. Part of the fines go to inform
er. Jae is even ready to make a raid.
His time and talents are devoted to
hunting down poor John while more
serious matters are neglected.
" Let it be understood by the High
Sheriff thst he is not too high to be
criticised in his departmental work.
The taxpayers, the people of Honolulu,
want an efficient police force. We
want intelligent men who can speak the
"There is another and more serious
objection and it is that no one man
should be clothed with such powers as
the High Sheriff is, a police commission
of three, one of whom should be the
mayor of this city when incorporated
and two others appointed by the Gov
ernor with the power of appointment
and removal, and other improvements
in the department is what the people
of this Territory have a right to demand
from the 'Legislature when it
"Honesty, politeness and intelligence
are the requisitions of an efficient police
force. The control of the fore
should be placed, in the hands of a
commission of able and impartial men
"who will work for the improvement
and efficiency of out police force and
make it what it ought to be, a trusted
body of men on whom the taxpayers
can rely, and not a hollow show."
fat people no doubt suffer as keenly
as Ieaa ones, but somehow it looks
funny to aee fat people weep.
W imagine that it: would be wwec
(O M'OMHnMuOOM I
Ill TITTLE OPINION
BY JUDGE HUMPHREYS
The John Ii Estate.
Judd Case Finally
JUDGMENT FOR THE DEFENDANT
MEANING OF THE HAWAIIAN
"WORD PA TURNS THE
Learned Analysis of the "Word and
Its Relation to Contest
of the Ii
In the circuit court of the First Cir
cuit yesterday, Judge Humphreys filed
an important and far-reaching decision
in the case of the John Ii Estate, a corporation
against A. H.JB. Judd, a longstanding
land title case. The decision
is a lengthy and exhaustive one and
finds judgment for the defendant.
It appears that one John Ii died in
Honolulu in 1870. In his last will and
testament, duly admitted to probate,
said Ii devised to his daughter Irene,
"one Hiaina at Waikiki Kaneialaole
the source of water down to Pawaa,"
and to A. F. Judd "my land which I
bought, being the lot at Pawaa adjoining
Dr. Judd's land on the Waikiki
side of the road leading to Waikiki."
The daughter Irene intermarried with
one C. A. Brown and thereafter Mr.
and llrs. Brown conveyed all the land
situated, in the Hawaiian Islands belonging
to them to Henry Holmes, as
trustee; and thereafter said Holmes, as
trustee, conveyed the same to the
plaintiff in this case. After the institution
of this suit A. F. Judd died and
Agnes H. B. Judd, his sole devisee and
legatee and executrix, was substituted
The premises in dispute are a part of
Royal Patent No. 570 on Land Commissioner
Award No. 8241. The Court
takes judicial cognizance of the fact
that hand Commission Awards and
Royal Patents issued thereon were
granted without consideration to occupants
of the parcels of land covered by
said awards and patents. Therefore
the premises in controversy are not
"bought lands" within the common
acceptation of the term "bought," although
being acquired other than by
descent they would, testimically, fall
within the description of "bought
laud." "In the view which I take of
the case, however, the court continues,"
it is unnecessary to decide whether the
term "bought" was used in its common
or tecnmical sense. Tne premises
which it is conceded were devised to
A. F. Judd were acquired by Ii by virtue
of Royal Patent number 2616 for
the sum of $005, so that, both in the
technical and ordinary sense of the
term the land covered by said Patent
was 'bought land.' "
Here a full and careful description
of the laud in question is given by the
Court, showing, apparently, that it
conforms in boundaries with the text
of the will, adding: "It further appears
that the boundaries of the disputed
premises were not established
until the 16th day of July, 1874, and
that the same were then established
upon proceedings brought by A. F.
Judd, as guardian of testator's daugh
"The will of Ii is in the Hawaiian
language," continues the Court in its
decision, "and the devise to A. F. Judd
is as follows:
O kuu aina kuai oia ka Pa i Pawaa
e pill la ma ka Pa o Kauka ma ka aoae
ma Waikiki o ke alanui Aupuni e holo
la i Waikiki kai no A. F. Judd ia Pa,
oia konaaina an e hooilinei.'
Upon the definition to be given the
word pa' as used in this devise, the
title of the defendant must hinge. It
is contended by plaintiff that the word
pa simply means a lot or piece of
land; while the defendant contends
that it means an incloaed lot."
The Court discusses language and
the interpretation that may be placed
on certain words and forms of expression
in a learned and masterful way.
In interpreting a document, says the
Court, it must not be contemplated as
a series of worde, but as words combined
to convey what they could not
singly convey. It is not the letter, but
the spirit of the instrument that must
be sought. After discussing the use
aod meaning of the Hawaiian word
pV the Court says: I believe and
find that the word 'pa' rs used by the
testator in this instance meant the in
closed lot, and that the besign and intent
of ihe testator was that A. F. Jndd
should take as his devisee all of the
land within the substantial enclosure,
to wit, the stene wall: that barring the
word bought tee premises in dispute
folly answers the description of the
property devised to A. P. Judd."
The court then applies this finding
to the description of the lands involved
and finds again that "there ia a
perfect description of the premises
without the use of the word bought,'
"which word may, therefore, be
nated. "Reference is had to Judge
Judd's guardianship of Irene Ii and the
Court agrees with the deceased Judge
that it would not have been
proper for him (Jndd) to have litigated
for his right to this lot so long as Irene
was under his guardianship, the courts
holds that he lost none of his rights by
such a course. The fact that both ilr.
Judd and Mrs-Brown expressed doubts
as to the ownership of this lot does not,
in the judgment of the court amount
to anything; the court must and can
construe the instrument for itself.
The court bold farther! There ia
nothing; outside of the above devise in
the will devising the land in dispute to
Irene B, aod if I should hold that the
land ia question is not included in the
devise to A- F: Judd, then as to such
land John Ii died instate," there being
no ertdeoee that the land in question
wMtMtndMinUM dene to Irene C
uimmImIhh tk Ooort daeidw: -Jt ia
partiae intestacy; and particularly is
that true when the entire scheme of
the wUL as in this case, shows that he
testator intended to dispose of all his
property and not die
as to any part thereof. But
even if it had been proved
that the premises in dispute were included
in the description of the premises
devised to Irene, I should still
hold that A. F. Judd took all of the
premises within the stone wall, provided
there were other binds which
would partially meet the description
of the property devised to Irene. Judgment
FALL OF THE BASTILE.
Anniversary of the Event Celebrated
by the French Consul.
Henri iloet, the French Consul at
Honolulu, gave a luncheon at the con
sulate on Beretania street Saturday to
a few friends in honor of the fall of
the bastile. The Territorial band was
in attendance and rendered its cus
tomary sweet music not neglecting the
ilarsellaise. The guests present at the
luncheon were the Br. Rev. Gulstan,
Bishop of Panopolis, Fathers Clement
and Valentine, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Raas, Mr. and Mrs. S. Fortin, Mr. and
Mrs. E. M.Boyd, and Mr. A.De
the Portuguese consul.
IT AFFECTS CHINAMEN
AND JAPANESE ONLY.
Opinion of Attorney General Dole
on the Land Laws Pertinent
Features of Document.
At a meeting of the Governor's of
ficial family yesterday morning Attorney
General Dole submitted to the
Governor a lengthy opinion relative to
the effect upon the Land Act of 1895
of the Territorial Act and of the extension
of the Constitution and laws of
the United States to these Islands.
According to the opinion Section 90
of the Land Act, relating to the appointing
power in certain cases, is the
only section of the law expressly repealed
by the Territorial Act.
The provisions of the Land Act relative
to homestead leases and right of
purchase leases are repealed by implication,
being inconsistent with section
73 of the Territorial Act.
Lands may be acquired under the
Land Ac by cash freeholds.
The Territorial Act plainly restricts
acquisition of homesteads under the
system of cash freeholds, pursuant to
the Land Act of 1895, to citizens of the
United States and those who have
legally declared their intention to become
This excludes Asiatics, except the
few who were citizens of the Republic
of Hawaii on August 12, 1898, and have
consequently become citizens of the
United States pursuant to Section 4 of
the Territorial Act, as Section 21G9 of
the Revised Statutes of the United
States (2d and Ed.) limits naturalization
to aliens who are free white persons
or who are of African nativity or
The opinion holds that neither
or Japanese can acquire land in
the United States.
FIGHTING LOSSES BY PLAGUE.
rNSTTRANCE COMPANIES DENX RESPONSIBILITY
Issue Now Joined in Sixteen of the Chinese
Suits Prospect of Protracted
The insurance companies that had
risks on property in Chinatown destroyed
by the Board of Health during
the prevalence of the plague will resist
the payment of the losses. This was
definitely decided yesterday when the
companies appeared in court, by their
attorneys, L. A. Thurston and Robertson
& Wilder, and filed their answers
to the suits brought by the Chinese
The titles of these suits are as follows:
Look Chong against the Scottish
Union National Insurance Company.
Tuck Yuen against the Greenwich
Ye Wo Chan & Co against the
Fire Insurance Company.
Dong Young Kee against the New
Zealand Insurance Company.
Wong Leong Too Company against
the Royal Insurance Company.
Yee Wo Chan Company against the
Magdeburg Fire Insurance Company.
Tuck Yuen against the Insurance
Company of North America.
The remaining ten actions are all
against the Alliance Assurance Company
by the following plaintiffs: Sam
Yick, Yan Nan. Tong, Fook Chan Wo,
Tuck Yuen, Chung Ming. Yee Wo
Chan Company, Lam Ly Hoo, Yee
Chan k Co. and two by Look Chong.
ine insurance companies in their
answers deny all the allegations set up
in khe complaints and set up the defense
that "the destruction of the property
mentioned in said complaint oc
curred from and through a cause not
insured against by said contract of insurance."
A large sum of money is involved in
these suits and they wUl be vigorously
pressed, it is said, and wilL of course.
be as earnestly defended. No matter
what the outcome may be, further and
expensive litigation is said to be certain
to follow; An effort will be made
to collect for the losses sustained by
the plague fires, either from, the Territory
or from the Federal Government.
It has been hinted, too, that if all these
efforts snould tail suits may be
brought against the officials directly1
respoasiMe iur &b destruction of the
property involved, upon their official
bonds or their personal liability. In
the latter event it would be contended
that tne destruction of Chinatown was
needless, unwarranted by the conditions
then existing in that quarter and
that, therefore; the aothcrUie ex-
FORTY ACRE TRACT
Kellogg's Solution of
the Difficult Labor
THE PROFIT SHARING SYSTEM.
ITS ADVANTAGES SUCCINCTLY
SET FORTH BY
Plenty of Reliable White Labor Can
be Secured How it Should
be Induced to Come
"I think the Japanese now in Hawaii
will shortly become an indolent
class," said L. G. Kellogg manager of
the Hawaiian Fruit and Plant Company,
yesterday to a Republican reporter.
"On several of the plantations
that I am acquainted with there are
many of them idle. They will work a
week and remain idle three. It is foolish
to 'agitate jailing them for vagrancy.
They have been brought to
these Islands, the most glittering inducements
having been held out to
them, and they have rights under the
American laws, and one of those
rights is their liberty.
"It is thoroughly impracticable to
bring negroes to the Territory. If they
come in any numbers a worse condition
will confront the planters than
the one they have to meet to-day. The
negro as a class is indolent. He is companionable
in his way and adverse to
isolation. He would be dissatisfiel
with the conditions existing on the
plantations, and not being nearly as
tractableas the Jap, would make serious
trouble. These Islands can ill-afford
an invasion of negroes.
"The Territorial Republican Convention
passed a resolution favoring statehood.
We will never have statehood if
we continue to import the riffraff of
the world to these shores to work on
"The only solution to the labor problem
that I see, and I have given it a
great deal of attention, is to divide the
plantations into forty-acre pieces and
lease them to white men. By doing
this the plantations will be relieved of
all worry concerning labor. Under this
system coolie labor will shortly be a
thing of the past, I would have these
forty-acre tracts cultivated on the
profit-sharing plan or else let the
lessees receive so much a ton for the
cane delivered at the mills. The plantations
would, of course, furnish the
land, steam plows, etc., and construct
railroads, making every forty acres
communicable with the mills. The
tracts could face the rail
roads on either side of the tracK, similar
to the way boom towns are laid
out in Southern California. This would
make every part of a plantation available
to the mill. I
"The cost of running the steam f
plows and other materials furnished by
the plantations could be charged to
the.tracts, the amounts to be deducted
when final settlements were made.
"There would be no difficulty whatever
at arriving iat an equitable divis
ion of the profits, based on the relative
cost of the labor to be performed by
the farmer and the interest on the investment
by the plantation, as well as
the labor performed by its management
"I understand that on one plantation
the entire cost of raising a ton o'
sugar is $27, not counting Interest
the investment The present jn
sugar in San Francisco is over $S j of
$S0 a ton. This being so, certair , aay
margin is handsome enough tr
liberal compensation to er j jusny
farmers to induce them to
and grow cane.
"All the planters have
to do to
sei iui uie "! . farmers they
a multitude, If
desired, that they jj
plantations, is si'jjpj,. to satisfy the
larmers mat j
are to receive a
Before agreements are entered into
with the farmers a careful and truthful
statement of the affairs of the plantation
should be submitted to them.
The cost of plant, of cultivation and
of manufacturing; the number of
acres In cultivation and the number
subject to cultivation.
"Assuming that it. costs $27 a ton
to produce and manufacture a ton of
sugar let me figure on other expenses
vi mat :to acres Of can ronntroa
an actual Investment of $l,0K).00O; interest
at 6 per cent would be 160.000, or
S3 an acre Assuming that eight tons
of sugar are produced to an acre, this
would be 16,000 tons forthe 2000 acres.
inereiore, tne interest on the invest-
ment would amount to 13.75 a ton. or I
me lotai cost of production, per arre
Including Interest, $30.75. By adding
to this 5 for sinking fund and repairs.
$35.75 is the actual cost of production
"At the present price of sugar, these j
ugures wouiu snow a profit, after deducting
freight and selling commissions,
of no less than 135.
"If this assumed profit were equally
divided between the plantation and
farmer It .would give the latter, who
cultivated forty acres of cane, aa income
of $5,S$e per anaura.
t our white nee can easily cultivate the
forty acres of case. They could be each
employed at HO a month. Including ing
board It takes elghteea raoaths to raisa
tee first crop of cane. Thus, I23S0
would be spent for labor. This would
leave a farmer a net profit of over $2,-700.
whkh would be sattefactorr. All
lunas would. If. this plan were adopted.'
be done away with.; The famer would jW if
1m dirndl v rnMrnnUli t v. 'l.:)
"By the Introduction of this system
fifty white families would be placed on
every 2000 acres of plantation land In
this Territory. Stop a moment and
think what it means. It means the
leavening of society, the building of
schoolhouses and churches. See what
an impetus it would give to business
among white merchants. Look at its
advantages from every standpoint. It
would relegate the Chinese and Japanese
as disturbing elements of labor.
"These plantations have stores. They
mustn't, if white labor is introduce.!
here, charge the white man two prices
for an article. He won't stand It.
"The most reliable white labor can
b secured in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.
"Have you ever been to Chino, San
Bernardino county, California? No?
Well, at Chino there are 6000 acres
devoted to the cultivation of sugar-beets.
"AH the labor' is white. It is a
pretty sight to see the farmers and
their children, boys and girls, thinning
out the beets. This talk about a
white man not being able to stand the
climate here is all nonsense, pure and
simple. The complaint about the work
being hard is also a delusion. I have
personally seen one man in the wheat
fields of California sew and pile S00
sacks of wheat a day. He received I
cent a sack. It would take from six to
eight Japanese or Chinamen to do the
"In California it is a common day's
work in orchard planting for a laborer
to dig 150 to 200 holes and set the trees.
On my place I employ a Chinaman; he
digs from twenty-five to thirty holes a
day. The soil isn't as. hard as it is in
California. To keep six Japanese or
Chinese at work in the plantations
here you must employ nine or ten.
"By all means, now that this is
American territory, American laborers
should be employed. White labor will
give great satisfaction when Introduced.
White men will come, and thera
is no use to kick against the pricks."
COURT MAKING NEW CITIZENS.
PETITION OF CHARLES DAVID
CLOSEIJT IUQUHtED INTO.
High Sheriff Brown Give ,Him a Bad
Character Twelve Naturalized
and Given the Oath.
Naturalization business occupied the
attention of the Supreme Court, yesterday,
to the exclusion of almost all
other business. TJ"petition of Charles
David was contested, on moral grounds.
David had an inning in the morning
and again at 4 o'clock. Curtis P. Iaukea,
the former Court Chamberlain,
was called and swore that David had
been arrested for selling liquor without
a license and that the house he conducted
at Waialua had the reputation
of being disorderly; that he kept
women there who were regarded as
somewhat shady, George B.Denuisor
gave testimony to the same elfer
though neither witness had perso
knowledge of the disorderly charr
oi ine uouse.
The self-assertive and willow
of the so-called High Sher f f
i:j..i it II ll.J 'J
gliueu, rctiuei iuuu umcu jj
witness stnnu. .aoove nis into
wmte trousers oo wore a
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belaced in a manner to .ribboned and
the monarchy to the b t,ut the d f
Sheriff evidently kuo UgD. Tuo g h
which he can best s fhi nit ?;..
sical lines of ber jisolay those "nliv -
nlflQrlr oror rnficj 4?9 t -
the Court the jious. Questioned by
S3 Am ? , witness said his name
High Sheriff J. Brown, that he was
shal under of Hawaii, had been Mar-Charles
Dr the Eepublic and knew
once arre .vid. He said David had been
license ' sted for selling liquor without
ly ho' jnd also for keeping a
jsc. The two charges came up
sell1 Jer and as David plead guilty to
th- ng liquor without licensp, he
jught the other charge was dropped.
After the handsome High Sheriff bad
withdrawn with hi irmHr OT.,;n..
David himself took the stand. He
that he had been once arrested
r,6eing liquor yrithoxii licence, that
Tc u uu pieaaea guilty and
paid the fine. He said he had violated
the law because other vmra );,
and were not molested, even to this day.
"mm. ue naa ever been arrested
t for keeDini? n ...
The farther hearing of the petition
went over until this morning.
Twelve petitions of aliens to be made
uuns oi me jnitmi sn
imoraojy acted PAn e Supreme
Among other well - 1
known citizens of Honolulu who took f
me oath of allegiance and received
credentials as citizens was Demetrins
George Camarinos, the popular fruiterer.
Camarinos is a son of Sparta
and he foreswore the rule of King
George, of Greece. Like a true
this unoortant crenf in m i:r
i11 intimate friends later in the day.
c J- .Fagerroas.foreswore allejriance
to Bussia: John W. "M"Tnnai? n : I
of Canada, to Great Britain; Samuel
iu .pussia; xu n.itentonof
Aohala, a native of Australia, to Great
-. "uuui, ui xiana, jtiaui, to
HHlebrand, to Germany;
Iw7 lfcZns' Arfnur Coyne, and
lulmund C. Shorey, the latter a Canadian,
all foreswore the rule of hpr
JkifstF. Queen Victoria and allegiance
w uiciM.xniain: in
S. J. Harris, a Native of Australia,
O. H. Thurston, a Native of Nova the
facooa, have petitioned for One
and their papers wOl go before the
c viuuxw luusy.
THE TEXP TO 2COLOXAL
Tew Permit with Eubber Seeks
and Kodaks Tabued.
The Board of Health will leave for and
Leper Settlement next Friday even all
aoout 3 o'clock. Dr. Garwin said and
yesterday there would be no use for
sightseers to apply aa, under the new
order, none but medical mn a
htfiousof patients, and one
would be granted permit. Mfodaka," have
doctor, abfcUy tabaTutf
I End c aboard I will eall
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IA. M At.
GRAPHIC STORY OF
THE IIMK FIGHT
Description of the Battle
By an Eye
MOTHERS FLEE IH TIE M1GST.
THEY SEEK SAFETY FOR THE5C
SELVES AND THEIR LITTLE
Unconquerable Superstition of tfc
Chinese Common People Uu
disguised Hatred of all
Rev. E. W. Thwing. who Is watch,
with much care recent events In Chin
gives us some Interesting notes.Mucu
of the opposition to foreigners in China
Is owing to the stories clrculated
among the common people. Many of
them are so very superstitious that
they readily believe the strangers
tales. Recently at the village of Aberdeen,
near Hongkong, the report was
circulated that the English were about
to build a railroad to Canton and wera
on the lookout for old people an
young children to bury under the trac'
This was to appease the evil splr'
who were enraged at the disturb
or the "fung shut" or "wind an
ter" caused by the proposed roa
rles like this do much to stir
Attack on Tien-'
While waiting for furt"
of Interest to Iearnjlet'
fighting. Mrs. Jones oerinews.
ness of the first figl" alls-of the
ana laKu. ane w
hai Gazette of Ju-
II was in Tien
ICth. The fc
serfed. OnT vr
place, not a
seen. At r
.Itps in the Shang-
tain the night of Juno
resjHi city seemed de-
the Chine Jingle Chinaman was ty xj
the Box aidnight came the newa that
eign se cy was in flames and that
said t .J,rs wero marching on the for-
rush .tlementatJ, a. m. Thoy wero
our -J be close at hand and we wero
p5 .ed oFto the town hall. Littlo
r on taken out of bed. It was a
.aful sight, mothers with their babe
6mo only a month old, heroically seek!
, iug safety. Few or the Chinese nurse
ZT ?iT0' alm of th0 wrvonta had
,L tea All sorts of rumnr
.ilnl Much Hriug was heard. V m...J
at the town hall
until 7:30 a. m. It
then rtnnrorl l,o !.- I . .
nJi Sfu" t , "'?. "?"" uau
""" luei nan
. ... .wttHlu Biuuun, and declared
they would renew the next dav
It was thought best for tho women and
cuiiureu to leave while yet possible A
train managed to take them away at
p. m. We reacned Taku that iiitrht
June lttth. Our troubles wore not
over, however. We were bcut on board
the ships for safety. It was said that
nM.flaiVi ,foru wooWoe tnken that
ii neard the gunj
ouuiu uring Kept up until b" o'clock
Our ships were riht in the line of
the lire and the sheila kept whistW
overhead. It is a marvel that onl "thl
Monocacy was struck. One shell" fell
? Ui& ?D?of tho hotek at Tangku
f"te" ,three Cbine o only 5
IAt some of the men went
ashore and reported the forts in ruin.
It was a scene of carnage and
f,fdIeas corDse3 and bodied
without arms were scattered here and
there, lying in rivers of blood. Tho
soldiers were gathering the bodies irt
heaps for cremation.
Tho Chinese Hatred.
"From a reliable nh;n ...
continues Mr. Thwing, "comw tho
,w a i??8 ba ely been sent
Peking dirg that hi
tbe coming literary examiuatimrf
must. nnr. mtiim .,
certain Chinese characters. The sir
S, Qot to ased are those
SRnLS6 T1 E1.
France and Ger-many.
This childish method Is like
many others used by the Peking
Ser V, 8how 0iUcial3 an solars
for anything foreign. Tho
anti-foreign literati and mandarin clasd
in turn stirnn tho ..Z7L
. r ,.,"L""iiu.u f?p?,
wno otnerwise wnnlri h Mnj: J
DEATHS OF PALOLO VALLEY.
Seport of Dr. Garvin After
of the Neighborhood.
There have been nine or ten deaths
Palolo valley lately, which have
a "aritr that excited
officers of th ui tt..ih.
or two post mortem were made in
latter cases, and, as another death
fiL,??' Executive officer
Garvin and Sanitary Inspector Dr.
latt visited Palolo valley yesterday
arterncon to enquire further into the
On their return last night Dr. Garvin
reported that he had investigated
rtxvm ueaua in tnat neighborhood
announced that they were not at
mysterious, moat of the cases being
natives who had died of typhoid fevec
Wot Dwn on Detail Book.
Seveu patriotic American Gitiaena
held a meeting and solemnly
ooUeeKvely aod separately to
a Bwe4io la Ma ,.v