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THE HONOLULU REPUBLICAN.
VOLUME I, NO. GO
PRICE FIVE CiSTS
HONOLULU, H. T., WiiDNcSDAY. ALGUar 2,1900.
HUT IS THE STATUS
BFTEJH PRISOK ?
Generally Known "by
the People as State
IS UNDOUBTEDLY KOBE THAN JAIL
PRLSONEBS CONFINED THESE
IN ABE KEQUrEED TO PEE-
EOBM HABD LABOB.
Text of a Portion of the Bules Governing
Prisoners Together With
Duties of Guards and
Is the Oahu prison a penitentiary or
F. W. Hankey raised that question
in his argument in the case of the
Kinney libel Buit against The Republican
before Judge Wilcox of the District
Webster's dictionary, which Is a
pretty good authority, says a penitentiary
is "a house of correction in which
offcederc are confined for punishment
and reformation, and compelled to la
bor - a state prison."
1 .. same authority says a jail is "a
prison; a place for confinement for
etfnfr debt, while a prison is
defiwed k "a. building for the
or mtn custody of criminals, or
thoce accused ot crime, and others
committed by due process of law; a
In'his argument Mr. Hankey claimed
that-what is commonly kuown as the
Oahu prison was a penitentiary ana
that it could not in justice be callou
anything else. No doubt many peopit
were surprised at this broad assertion,
for It is the prison to which common
oifenders, such as drunks from the police
court, violators of the various regulations
and laws appertaining to uit
city of Honolulu are sentenced.
That it Is not merely a workhous
is evident, for all people convicted ol
felonies, even to the extent of uiuruet,
are sentenced to the Oahu prison. U
is inuteu generally known as tne state
prison, and tnat is what it is in facu
A saiie pnsuu is a penitentiary wne.c
uie comiued for pumsninu.
and leiurniutlon and compelled to labor,
'llieie is no doubt mat men nav.
been sentenced to the Oahu prisui.
since the 14th of June who have been
connned there illegally.
The old compiled laws of 18S4 provided
tnat "the minister of the interio.
should Imve the power to erect suca
suuauie prisons, jails, station house
and houses ot correction as may ut
necessary, etc.," and chapter la of tn.
Civil Coue ot the Republic granted tne
same power to the attorney general.
The rules governing prisoners at the
Oahu prison were prepared by jnt
board of prison inspectors, not jail in
pectors. And tho regulations printeu
for uie guidance of the guards call u
the Oahu prison. From this it is vcrj
evident that it is not a mere Jail.
But it is in these "Rules Governing
Prisoners" that tho character of
Oahu prison as a penitentiary stanaa
out. Ihey will be a revelation to man
people of the city and of the Territory.
They provide regulations as severe j
those of any penitentiary in the Unites
States. They provide for convict garb
for all inmates of the prison.
They provide that the inmates
shall march with lock step,
nnd In the list of punishments the
provide for flogging by the jailer IN
HIS DlsjCluSinioN. But hero are the
mhrs in question, read them:
l'""w vv .-- iwow4w.
l.-All prisoners committed for trial
shall mess separately from convicted
fijisouers and shall not be required to
Sfaar prison garb. Reasonable con-
gKUauuai baa.it oe given to their ante
cedent circumstances with due consideration
of the offenses for which
2. Convicted prisoners shall be divided
into three grades.
A. Prisoners upon entering the prison,
if convicted of a misdemeanor,
should bo assigned to the first grade
and wear the uniform of
blue and brown denim cloth.
Prisoners of the first grade undsr
sentence of long terms of servitude
should be assigned to the most desirable
cells as far as possible and have
such preferences as may be practicable
in respect of mess comforts and
longer horns of liberty.
B. Prisoners upon entering the prison,
if convicted of felony or crime
(with the discretion of the board ot
prison Inspectors or Jailer), shall be
assigned to the second grade and wear
a costume of convict cloth of blue And
white stripes, running horizontally.
Prisoners of this grade shall receive
the usual prison sceomiaodaUocs and
Prisoner that have bsa aasUfasd
to the second gr&i& after a short
of their servitude, 'with the discretion
of the board of prison inspectors
or jailer, may for special good
conduct be promoted to the first grade
and don the uniform of that grade.
C. The third grade shall coasist of
and Include all prisoners degraded to
the same', by special or confirmed Jd
conduct, as may be sstahUahed la the
ojtofoo w im
specters, and prisoners of this grad-while
in prison, shall have their
meals in their cells, be assigned far
as possible to separate cells and be
of any and all intercourse with
They shall wear a costume of convict
cloth of either red and white or
black and white stripes running vertically.
5. Every prisoner must wear the
prison dress furnished him by the
6. No prisoner will be allowed 10
hold any conversation with the guards
or any one else employed about tike
prison, nor give or receive" anything to
or from them, but must in all cass
make known his wants to the jailer or
his deputy personally.
13. At the unlocking of the doors In
the morning every prisoner must rise:
at the ringing of the first bell he will
take his bucket, open the door and
stand in line with the other prisoners
In the passage, and on the ringing
the second bell he will proceed to the
yard in an orderly manner and deposit
his bucket as directed by the officer In
14. At the hours appointed for meals
all prisoners In the yard will, at the
ip of the blf. form In line. In grade
file and march to the cook house In
lock step and there receive their rations
and proceed to the seats allotted
them by the jailer.
15. Every Saturday all the prisoners
shall fall Into line and produce for Inspection
their clothes, wash and mend
the same, as often as In the opinion
of the jailer may seem necessary.
16. Prisoners will be shaved and
have their hair cut by a person
for that purpose, as often as
In the opinion of the Jailer may seem
A. At the discretion of the jailer or
leputy jailer without reference to the
board of prison Inspectors:
1. Solitary confinement on short rations
of bread and water for not more
lian hours and whpn
such punishment to be forthwith
to the secretary of the board.
2. Shackling with ball and chain.
3. Deprivation of the use of tobacco.
4. Flogging such punishment to he
forthwith reported to the secretary cf
5. Severe punishments not otherwise
mentioned. Only by the approval of
he board of prison Inspectors.
In the matter of the duties of the
teepers and lunas as laid down in the
rinted rules for the Oahu prison thr
.enitentlary character of the place is
.gain shown. They provide that the
risoners shall be turned out in
gangs each morning; that they
nall wear the convict garb
that each jailer or guara
jball bo provided with a revolver, ana
of attempted escape the luaa
5 authorized to fire upon the prisonei
.o attempting to escape. It will no
.oubt open the people's eyes to reaa
oiese duties of lunas as well as the
ales governing prisoners:
DUTIES OF KEEPERS OR LUNAS.
10. The keepers or lunas are tLe
agents of the jailer in enforcing the
discipline of the prison while absent
.herefrom with gangs of prisoners.
11. They shall be present at the
.urnlng out of the working gangs of
jrlsoners in the mornings and shall
enialn on duty until the Jailer or his
aeputy shall have verified the number
jf prisoners returned by each of them
n the evening as correct.
12. They shall wear uniform dress
juch as shall be prescribed by the
jailer with the approval of the ooard
inspectors, which shall be worn
.vhil9 on duty.
13. They shall each be supplied by
.he jailer with a revolver and necessary
ammunition, which they shau
jarry upon their person while oa
14. Each keeper shall be supplied
with a book containing a time form,
nd the regulations governing the use
of the same, in which must bo entered
the names of the men comprising ais
iang before he can take charge of the
same. Every prisoner added from
.ime to time must be entered on the
keeper's book before being admitted
.o his gang.
15. The jailer shall designate to
3ach keeper a place within the prison
yard for assembling his gang, and tne
.seeper shall continue to muster Ills
.ang at such place until ordered
by the jailer.
16. At the signal of onusterlng
raugs cacn Keeper snail iaae me
,Mu Mm nnri fnrm tho ,
I klUU .0- -
aners under him in files of twos of ue
, jrade to which they belong, and after
j n call await any Instructions the
I ,alier, or his deputy, whichever may
be In charge at the time, shall give.
Before leaving the prison for the
Jay each keeper shall Inform himself
as to the destination of his gang, so
;hat there will be no delay In getting
to work. Once outside the prison
walls no keeper Is permitted to halt
his gang or allow anyone to break
ranks until they arrive at the place
designated for their day's labor.
IS. On arriving at their destination
Uie keeper will assign their prisoners
to their work, distributing them in
3uch a manner as to have all under
constant observation and within eisy
pistol range, see that they labor diligently
and in silence and daily note
the degree of faithfulness and
of each prisoner, reporting the
same from time to time to the jailer.
19. The prison luna shall prevent
tny prisoner from smoking while the
prisoner are In his charge.
20. Should any prisoner break away
and attempt to escape the luna should
call loudly to stop, and if the prisoner
fails to obey promptly, the lima will
proceed to tx upon him. almliyj to
preserve life it possible.
United States District Court.
Tb followirur candidates were
n thf United States districi
court before Judge F.tee yesterdayi
Uex. R. Garvie, J. H.SfHckenzie, David
onglas, . A. Henshall, the
lawver, and Thomas O'Dowda.
ArgasaeuU in, the .libel aqsiast tfee
tfttfc So vew tow.
i pin or in
COHSIDEBED BY JURY. I
Its Worth Ethically
and Socially Discussed
1EAH1H6 OF T'JE KAAPANA CASE.
THE POWER AND DEGBEE CF
AN INTOXICANT BROUGHT
Did Kaapana's Grand Parent Los
His Nose in a Spirit of Levity,
Hunger or Malice of
The quality of awa was ethically and
socially and many other ways
in Judge Humphreys' court room
yesterday. The intoxicating features of
.he intoxicant were most interestingly
aiscussed. How much of the stuff if
jmbibed it would take to produce the
stages of hilarity, moroseness, song,
ess and final annihilation was des-
anted upon at length. And
.arly how much of the disturbance Jf
mbibed it would take before a reveler.
ould forget that he had a nose, and
f he remembered that he had such an
jrgan how much It would require be-
ore he would lose all knowledge that
ie had lost a portion of the proboscis.
The case was that of Kaapana,
barged with niahem. The following
urors are hearing the case: C. 3.
.ipley, H. G. Biart, Geo. E. Smithies,
nos. "E. Krouse, C. S. Crane, G. E. A
.ihrum, M. K. Keohokalole, John U.
chnack, C. N. Rose, E. P. Sullivan,
ohn Waterhouse and E. S. Cunha.
These citizens are to decide whether
it a Iuau in June last Kaapana, in a
. irit of levity, bunger or with maiiee
x forethought, did lunch off his grand-
Now Kaapana's grandfather, his nose
jandaged like the hand of a pugilist,
jok the stand and attempted to
matters. He stated that when
he luau reached the acme of joyous-jess
he was intoxicated. He Aas
nought to this 'state through di inking"
.iwa. His grandson was also
from imbibing A. A Old Tom.
The witness went on to tell how
of nose happened. The grand
athcr and grandson embraced eaci.
..her. It was an attectionate embrace,
hey fell over a wooden trunk which
..ood about one foot from the wan.
.ney went down, the grandson unde
"I. was drunk at the time," said the
..itness, "but the awa hadn't taken fu .
ifect on me."
"How long alter you were down
awa take full etfect?" asked At
.orney Bitting, counsel for Kaapana.
"About nf teen minutes."
"Was this the time when the un
"I couldn't say that the awa was
..orking,rf answeied the witness.
"Din you not begin to bite niui
"Did you see him ext day?"
"No," answered the witness,
mournfully. "1 was in the hospital."
xne witness at nrst said he dida .
inow how many there were in rnc
.oom, but nnaiiy concluded tnat then.
ere three when the combat was at iu
men the grandfather told with sonu
utgite of uiuinpn in his voice nos
ciore tne awa gut tnorough contrn.
t him he tripod up his gianusoi.
.ith his foot.
"When the climax came the
was homing the container o.
A. A Old Tom and the containei
asked If he wouui let him go. "Won I
you hurt me?" asked the witness.
No," answered the container. Thn
ae felt abo e all etfecis of awa a
grip upon ius ncsa and soinetmnD
aave way in a torrent of gore. "When,
are you all? Where are you all:
AQGuted the witness.
But they answtied not and the
tuaing went on, wmie the awa duller
i ue case goes on this morning.
A B.g tne Ninth r -
liact l.t.ng Nigru.
There was a fai turnout
iiepubhcaiia or me iNuiihp.cii
at tiltf iMIUlUrtttia ettlooliiOUsa ls.
uigut. Several snort and stirnug
J.T. Da UoU was elected chairman.
A considerable sum ot money was
raised for campaign purposes. A portion
of this sum, ui understood, will
oe turned over xo the lemtorua
SMALL m WISRURS -
N IA1TLE AT KEWA 0.
The special providence which looks
after foois, drunken men and children
prevented bloodshed at Kewslo yesterday.
For seme time, there have ben
1 of which had an Idea that it was ths
j bora of the neighborhood.
John Hcapili was the leader of one
crowd numbering tea urchins. The
oiaer crowa wis wiluusl s isacer. sui
banded together to whip Hcapili an-i
his rubbage hunters. This crowd had
declared its intention in boy language
to fall upon John Hoaplli and smite
him sorely until he was no more fit
to inhabit this world. Yesterday they
laid in wait for him and almost caunt
him on his way home from the fish
market. John saw them, however, in
time to make tracks for his home and
got within the four walls of his house
before the gang could catch him. The
would-be destroyers loitered about and
John bethought him of a small revolver
that was In the house. Possessing
cf it he marched out of the
house and confronted his enemies, inviting
the lot or any one of them to
step up and be filled with bullets. His
invitation was not accepted, but the
revolver flourishing was reported to
the police, who made a descent on the
warring factions and brought them to
the police station.
None of the lads are over 15 years
of age. Hoapili is about 14. He declared
to the deputy sheriff that as
the other boys had threatened to kill
him, he would have shot at them nad
they attempted to carry out their
Tli? practice of the circuit court !r
i rnisinc rase for noniipeamnci af
iWnraevs, is IWi'jr followed in Upolic
Two smll bovs, Kolohe and
aloha. wre arrested for
nmiiu down a feice. The warrant
ir arrest was sworn to bv J.T.de I?oU.
-ho faild to appear when the conrl
t ready to go od with the ca. Jude'
ril"r discharged the lar's
and dismissed the case.
Struck a Spring.
A spriug of fresh water was struct
y the workmen on the Queen street
"wpr Monday afternoon. The ninii
ring was found ten fdet b?low
but water was first
ve feet below the street. The ditci
r s rapidly filling whn tho workrae
c aed work yes! erdar afternoon.
fudge Humphreys Did Not Speak.
O'.vi' sickness in the family of
n7ge Humphreys that jurist did nil
iiver his fir&t of a series of lecture
ut night -before the KamehameLa
hi nmi Association on the America
J.UQSiSTS GKi&ED WITH
ViBUTlIG LIQUOR US.
NE FIUM FIND FOE SELLING
ALCOHOL O HEETHAN
TO A PHFSICIAN.
j'ot.ce of Appjt.1 Givn and 3Iait r
Will Bo Tested in the Higher
Courts Escaped oa a
The cases of illegally selling alcohol
me urug ana ut xicuaju, ouutu
j, Co. anu tne itonidter urug company
iime up m the police couit yesieruay
i ne case against tne nrst nanieu
QcciatU in favor of the prosecution
anu a fine ot.5, the minimum,
...is luiiioaed. 'the case against the
aoiiister company was dismissed on
Attorney A. G. M. Robertson appeared
for Uenson, rimith & Co. His
contention was that the law regulatiug
.ne sale of alcohol and metnyialcu
Jldrits was made inoperative by tho
j. game act creating Hawaii a
Ihe Hawaiian law allows duly li-
.ausedselieis of alcohol to draw but 150
allons"bf alcohol each year from tne
custom house upon the payment of ?
x gallon duty.
There is no duty on alcohol now, as
ooaics noin tne States and is man-
factured there, consequently as the
i.stonis house is out of the control of
idwaiian law and the sellers Import
.rect, the law regarding- the drawing
jf but 150 gallons from the custom
iouse is inactive.
Under the Hawaiian law the
general was directed to cause to
e methylated the alcohol in his custody.
Ihe laws of the United States do not
.-strict the sale of alcohol so long as
lie seller has a license to sell liquor.
Under the Hawaiian law the sale of
alcohol is restricted to physicians, ind
hen in quantities of not more than a
Oallon at a time.
As there is now no official here ;o
xethylate the alcohol, the pure article
s sold in place of the methylated
To methylate alcohol It would be
necessary for a firm to take out a
license, which would cost 5250.
Sheriff Brown admitted that parts cf
J Hawaiian law regarding the sale
of-alcohol were made Inoperative, but
Maimed that that part of the law regulating
the quantity to be sold at a
sale and the party to whom it
ihould be sold was still In force.
Judge Wilcox held that the contention
of the prosecution was correct and
fined the defendants $25 and costs.
Attorney Robertson noted an appeal.
Attorney IcClanahan moved in the.
case against the Holllster companr
that the case be dismissed, as the
act had expressly repealed tne
Hawaiian law regulatine hf sr Ie of intoxicating
liquor. The motion was
It was then moved that the complaint
he dismissed, as the action had
baen Improperly brought against
Co.. Instead of agalast the Hol
llster Dru Co, Ltd. Aa there is no
such company as Holllster . Co.. the
action could not properly be carried on.
This motion was granted by Jud
Wilcox and tha complaint was dismissed,
Mr. McCIaaahan's contention was
that "the orcanlc act crovides fchaDter
2. section 55 "nor shall snlriruous
intoxicating Honors be sold exceot under
such regulations and resrxtetiaa?
as tha TJPfortta legiiitanm ebalt
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First Meeting Held at
E3&AR HiLSTEAQ IS PRESIDENT.
VILL JOIN WITH ULBOB
UNIONS FOB BIG DAY
List of Membership Includes Every
Horse Fancier'in tha City
Good Lot of Officials
The first meeting ot the Honolulu
Driving, association was held last
evening at the Hawaiian hoteL The
following officers were elected: President,
Edgar Halstead; vice presldeur.
Larry H. Dee; secretary, M. Dlggs;
treasurer, Chas. Belllna. A board of
directors composed of the officers ex-officio
and the following seven members
was also elected: F. B. Richards.
J. M. McDonald, Dr. R. Shaw, Wm.
Norton, S. H. Grigsby, Dr. Clappman
and A. L. Soule.
Mr. Dee then took the chair in the
absence of Mr. Halstead. Dr.
moved that a committee of three
be appointed to draw up by-laws,
rules, etc., for the association. Mr.
Dee appointed A. H. Grigsby, L. W.
Merrill and Dr. Clappman.
The secretary then read a letter from
the park commissioners in which permission
was granted to the association
to use the track at all times under
condition that they keep it In repair.
The letter was placed on file after some
A committee ot three, consisting ol
Chas. Bellina, Albert Moore and H. M.
Ayers, was appointed to confer with a
similar committee from the labor anions
and settle matters concerning
it was decided that a charge of 2
cents snouid be made ntxc Saturday
to pay tor the costs of training, sunh
as rubb.ng cloths, feed and '"bulkier,"
aiurniured Doc Monsarratt.
The meeting then adjourned. The
lOliuwing gentlemen had signed the
ioil up to last night's meeting: Fn.u
liarnson, C. R. Biven, F. Holiinger, V.
C. Hoags, H. A. Ahing, E. A.
W. C.vida, H. V. Murray, W. A. Hail,
D. J. "Waller, Cecil Wood, J. D.
B. Bower, Fred Smith, R. Shav,
C. H. Judd, John Buckley, Will E.
Fisher, H. F. Singer, Seeley I. Shaw.
W. L. Peterson, P. Ellhu, R. W. Anderson,
Ambros Maden, S. Schuman,
Geo. Andrews, WT C. Wilder, Jr.. H.
a. Wilder, Wm. Norton, Wm. Corn-well,
H. M. Ayers, L. W. Hough, F. H.
Dortch, F. V. King, F. Goudle, J. G.
l.othwell, I. Livingston, D. P. R. Isen-berg,
J. Yages, Geo. Lycurgus, W. L.
Ditham, H. H. Simpson, J. F. Wright,
H. Vierra, Jr., Edgar Halstead, C. F.
Hesslck, A. C. Dowsett, P. McDonald,
N. C. Vlda, J. H. Hunt, A. H. Moore,
Geo. P. Dennlson, A. H. Fox, C. P.
Chase, Stearns Buck, S. H. Grigsby, F.
XL Rowland. C. H. Bellina, A. L. Soule,
John T. Campbell, W. F. Monsarratt,
H. H. Edmunds, Dr. Rowat, W. D. Bel-Una,'
Chas. H. Durpee. W. H. Dlggs. H.
B. Ames, J. Dassel, Wm. Acherman. L.
W. Merrill, J. B. Garman. L. H. Dee,
J. C. Quinn, A. J. Falk, H. Armltaga,
W. R. Riley. F. W. Beardslee. J. W.
McDonald. A. W. Sinclair. J. J. Belse.
Geo. T. Kluegel. W. W. Wright. Will
Wright, Fred Wright, D. T.
L. F. Prescott, J. S. Andrade. F.
S. Douglas, C. J. McCarthy, Duke Mc-Nichols,
L. Nunes, L. L. Lowe and L.
7EGETABLE3 FOB CALIFORNIA
TThat Mr. B. H. Long Has to JSay
On the Subject.
R. H. Long, the noted California
vegetable dealer, has just returned
f om Waimea.
"Yes," Mr. Long said yesterday, UI
we it to Waimea to see about the ad
lily of starting in the vegetable bu5i
ness. I find the condition? all that can
a desired, both as to location, as well
to climatic conditions." I have
land there and will soon have a
ained man down to tend to the busies.
The common vegetable?, cabbage,
iulidower, and so on. we will send
market here in the city, but our
j ma toed and cucumbers will po to the
Nast. l'ou see, tftere are no peats to
peak of in that bland. The black fly
specially, which renders vegetable
isinir next toimpcs3ible on this
exist at all on. HawaiL
Vor to this, owing to Lie
.e oa b.ac tlis. no vegetables cam-ct
the iluuis tmt no.v we iu
to he cxit with vece
v les in season and o it "
i.. tijTciw uj lUsiOhlnayesitfrdar
r Uit coast, where he will eompleir,
at the othtr end. A supply
of-seed also left for Waimea by
PIKKHAM FU TIE
LAIN IAY EXERCISES.
.711 Include Field Sports and a
Gran Series of Bates at
At a Joint meeting of the directors of
he Honolulu Driving association and a
ipresEntatlve from the labor union a
very.intsrcstias; program was arranged
held Immediately after the parade, beginning
at 10:30 a. m. The labor union
will have charge of the track until I
o'clock, running off aboat two events.
At 1 the jockeys will take charge ol
the matter, when the labor men wi:
VOl JA S. fct.tl. v -...... .-
track. Seven races will be given in thv
afternoon. The following is the program,
with the gentlemen who will enter
horses. The entries are by no
means closed as yet:
Mile event for class Bonnie
Judd. Chas. Bellina. H. L. Soul".
Dr. Monsarratt and S. H. Grigsby.
Match race, one mile, for 2:40 class-Bonnie
Judd and S. H. Grigsby.
Mils event for 2:30 class Bonmt
Judd. L. H. Dee, Ghas. Bellina.
Mile event for 2:2! class L. H. Dee.
W. Norton, Bonnie Judd and. Charley
Free-for-all L. H. Dee.
There will also be two running races
three-eights and half a mile bein? tn
It -was decided to sell the refreshment
stand to the highest bidder. Nc
liquors will be allowed sold. L. W.
Merrill has. charge of bids. It was rtsv
decided that no return checks shouli
be allowed. No one will be allowed tc
!eave the grounds until informed tha:
he can not return without a ne
An admission fee of 50 cents will h
charged. The government band wi"
be in attendance and a fine time I
The committee which called on Gov
rnor Dole yesterday to ask him to d-Mare
labor day a legal holiday In tr
Territory were informed by the governor
that their request would be con
illed with. The governor also cou
ilied with the request for the use v'
'he drill shed for the ball In the ever
Ing and for the band to participate i'
he morning parade.
ATTORNEY GENERAL DOLE
DENIES IN PART AN INTERYIEV
cL; Tells hat oe Said in the
of a Reporter for an
Yesterday a purported Intervle
with Attorney General Dole appears
,n the Star in which he Is quoted a
"'There is one very good reason
3ays Mr. Dole, 'why Mr. hobblns is a.,
iifected by the opinion rendered by a.
.me weeks ago, and that is tnat ne
.ut an otticial at all, but an employ
ie Is employed by me to assist m;
aot appointed by President McKlnL
aor Governor Dole. It is plain that
.e Is an official, every other emploj
jf the government must also be suci
.ou wouldn't call the men laying th
sidewalks around this building 'on.
.ials,' would you? Well, Hobbln's pi
itlon Is the same as theirs in that rt
" "The officials of the government n:
.hose appointed directly by Presides
JcKinley or Governor Dole. All ota
..ersons In their departments, bureau
r offices not so appointed are employ
My opinion referred to officla
only. While It would be nice to en
Ioy only active voters In public work-I
do not" think such Is required by law
nor was there ever any Intention o
making any such requirement.' "
This Interview placed the attorns
general in such a peculiar light that
Republican reporter was delegated t
-see that official. The attorney genera
was found at the Hawaiian, when h
Iictated the following:
"I made a casual remark the othe
lay In the presence of a Star reportf
and others that Mr. Robbins arrive
'he day before the Organic Act wen
Into effect, and bing then a citizen
United States, became a citizen c
the Territory by virtue of section 4
the act, and also that he Is a govern
raent employe and not a governmer'
official. The remainder of the
HE WAS STEALING TH?
Grilla, a Galician, Caught Tre3pfi5
and Tied With a Bope
The Chinese keeper of Goven
Dole's placo in Pouoa valley had
exciting time yesterday with Ori'l
Galician, who was helping himself t
the oranges prowinc profusely on !
property. When remonstrated witl
the Galician threw rocks at the Cbi: i
aian and told him in words more for
ible than polite, to go to the hot plar
The Chinaman called for a3?istan
and a rope was procured and Grilla ws.
bound. He was lead towards to
rod when about half the distance r
fused to walk any further. The Chi-:
man did not relish the ide i of carryi:
him, so be was tied to a fence wbi
the Chinaman went after the police.
The- man was found securely lie
when the oiilcer arriveJ. He wa
cbargfcl at the police station with
The Wimui's Board of
pt:o s t ti m".t ?i i
jes y m mi c ta th- ; r -
f cnur;h. Ab u; '
wep prese iL To d
f the ladies received ih viator? Mr
J. Goforth, oae of tie injured missionaries,
addressed the ladies and de
scribed the present conaiuuua uj
China very graphically. After Mr. Go-forth
finished the ladies took the
emests drivinff. Lnter on they
took lunch at different hf
where they spent tte ret of tha after
nooD, returnug to thi Oaina well
pleased with Honolulu aid Hawaiian
Strong Sals of a La3.
W5J1 TL FLsher. the auctioneer, sold
to Brace Cartwricht at noon yesterday
tb? lease of th Britn comer in
which ha? tifteen years an 1 six
months yei to run. Tha sum pail wsj
on mi on.
3ofortli Tells Atjout
Their Ugly Reception
,11 F0.1EI8NERS TO BE KILLED.
EAT WAS THE ORDER ISSUED
BY AUTHORITIES AT
.he Wounded Missionary and Party-Lost
All They Possessed in
the Uprising- of the
The story by the Rev. J. Goferta,
je returning missionary, publish! i
es'erday's Republican, was of 3li
osorblng Interest that a second
of the remarkable recUal
Mr. Goforth told about their ugly
at Kanyang. He said:
-They told cur servants we wra !
. be killed that night and advU '
iem to leave us. Oae man eleav'
ut. but the other two men and one
stuck to us bravely. Tea womau
ace when sheltering a child
as threatened with death and sh
iid she would guard the little
har life. One of our China boys
so bravely defended a child at he
iril of his life. We saw that we wrc
jlng followed and decided to leave, is
d might as well be killed on tha rtwi
i in the Inn. The mob had seen begging
the Catholic mission there for
.uie days. It had been deehiod. we
?rd, that the brigadier-general, with
.1 his troops, should go out and
everything and leave nothing
to the foreigners,
'ihe people said these orders wr
jei Peking and that all the
were to be killed. Our departure
s inaae at 1 am. Mr. Jameson as
exe a day ahead of us, and so out of
s trouble. Vhm we had got out-e
the south gate It was discovers I
at Mr. Gnuiuis and Paul?, (my soc
.re missing. We sent a man back to
ok for them and holloaed, it wa
and that Mr. Griffiths and Paul had
.t the cart and we feared they
Mr. Griffiths had only his socU i n
tae tiiue. e halted for one aa I a
.if hours, but got no word
.an that the carter had seen Un:rn
ight In the southern suburb. It en
.ngered the whole party to rma.n
nger and we saw signal lights
at the south gate.
We left one of our five carts for the
.sslng ones and went on. Before -
id gone twenty 11 every soldier had
ft us. Then the carters refused to gr
u and were going to cast us off in tbe
ad and go back. This caused a great
uwd to gather and a man of some r
..onslblllty inquired the cause. He
as' very angry with the carters an 1
ild he would have them beaten if ttu
.d not go on. He came soma distance
Ith us. After he left us men w;.h
nlves and swords stopped us agmn
ad again, snatching up anything thy
uld lay bands on.
"Our people were all In tholr
clothing and the children wrf
i rags. This excited some pity an.l
no man who came to rob ltd us
irough three different places and yr
our amah. My pith hat, spbt
iy the sword cut, was snatched from
y head and when I tried to regala f
was torn to pieces. We next got t
"atlcnlu, a big market town sixty
om Nanyang, and here I met two m
ho knew mc. They at once earn t
ar help and their friendly attitode t .
good effect on the crowd. When r
entioned that Mr. Griffiths and P-;'
ere missing they promised ta do -icy
could to find them and sent
en with us, who took us safely o
Islnyehsln, 20 11 south of Naayau,
a the afternoon a messenger
saying that the missing ones ha '
rrived at the place we bad Ictt an ..
'lat wheelbarrows would be sent '
leet them and that same night thv
"Mr. Griffiths reported that oa lh
Isht we missed him he noticed the
toldiers were acting suspiciously an-l
e got off the cart with the Intention -!
arnlng the othere. He thought htt
ad better walk slowly behind the
arts and that It would be better to
ave the boy with him. They got ov?r
he south wall and dewn the tlrzr
vjnk and slept on the beaeh uanl
early daybreak. They Inqntred th
ay to Fanchen and wefe directed
i place eighteen 11 from Kanyaag city
t that place the people gave thm
ood and told them we had passed a
i thrre nlaces they were attacked wii
Mnbs and euns. the people crying ou'
Kill! kill!' In one place a man who
"'eirrd to b2 parf'v mad tried to ta.'co
'he boy away Tbis was on the ed;o
f a sten back and M- Grjnthi flung
h8 man down IL The fellow
't his shirt and tore half "f U from It3
'jack as he wen over. A3 they went
-n a inan tno'c nlv on the boy Paul,
srhn arf walked some flftV Or Sixty 11.
ind carried him about ten 11 on hi
back. After this the same nan ran on
ahead to trv and overtake us and
found we had jnst gone on and that
had teen made regardls?
Mr. GrlBths ad PauU! -
Mr. Gwf and !i last
h it?s tbatlh" rro2rrv -ad
lost will reach 10.000 taels. or-$7,000.
'It Is to Lausrh."
A drnvwai mn'ral anfiyhj3
wn in The clnKs
Hrpj aniortlnro"' will h(k vvpn early
v Snember. . Ftyp31