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ISiv'l st.ir-Hi:ii- tin .i r. nm!' rw , Ip connection with hisjrepearch into
HIM). August 10.-charged with! the affairs of the county system her
the embezzlement of $f-l and facing Investigation by the finance committee
a further deficiency of over G(mo ; of the board of supervisors into th
Rufus A. Lyman, Jr.. secretary to f?it details of the Field supplementary re
Liquor License commission was ar- port showed that the figures had not
rested on Wednesday afternoon and;bten taken from the books but on'y
after waiving examination was com- frcm carbon copies of various reports,
ir.itted to the grand Jury by Jigol Field was asked to explain the mat
Smith in the "p"i "e court the next tei at the meeting of the Hilo Hoard
morning. All examination was waived, o' Trade last Tuesday afternoon and
The affair ha? created a sensation j repeated what was in his report,
in Hilo and it came in the nature of a I In connection with the Lyman affair
shock to Lyman's friends, wno uJ j License Inspector Fetter has left for a
not at first believe the rumors cfrr u- ; tour of the Lland to look up- the
lated after H. Gooding -Field's e; ecial ; linceses issued prior to 101 and it ,
leport was made public. J is more than probable that he will j
The arrest of Lyman is one thing; come across more of the evidence j
that has been accomplished 1-y Field itbat is needed to complete the chain. .
fSprci.'tl Ftar-liulW-tln Corrfpondi-nro
---An important change in the Post Ex
change management is in contempla
tion by the authorities of this com
mand whereby the three exchanges,
or general stores, are to be consolidat
ed Into one central establishment with
branches In the various cantonments.
Sound business principles support
ed by the requirements of Army regu
lations have brought about the change
to be made effective on the departure
of the Fifth Cavalry for the States.
The new establishment will have a
working capital of not less than $20,
OOy and will demand the serious at
tention of .the wholesalers in its deal
ings thus- doing away with purchases
in retail lots.
.lMioto-Ea;rovliig of highest prade
can he seen red from the Stnr-Billctin
Phofo-EngraTlng rianL
v. - ,
Specials- Bpestic Pep
Special $ .95
13x26 -15x30
' -24x42
60x90 Superior Value $1.25
72x90 1.50
62x90 1.75
80x90 2.00
84x90 2.25
80x90 2.50
80x90 4.50
76x90 . 1.75
76x90 Scolloped Edge 2.50
i ery State on the mainjand."
Five Orientals were hailed into I There will be a mass meeting of
court this morning and arraigned on Kithio supporters next Tuesday even
a charge of operating store and teno ! "P at Aala Pa"k where the Delegate
merit houses without licenses. S. Xa-1 will speak opening his campaign. He
siwara and Y. Yamamoto were cha; j expects to make a thorough explana
cd with running stores without first ; tion of his position to the people,
procuring licenses, and. their cases j There will be other speakers to be
rnniimipH until AneiiKt 2' Tai J .ov. runounced later.
',Kong Chong and Chung Wai I Icon)
were arrested for running tenement i
houses without licenses. Tai Loy had I
procured his, and his case was strick-)
en from the calendar; Ching Kong was 1
fined $1 and costs, and Chung Wat
Hoon's case was continued until Au
gust 20.
r the "minority sentence" to Ben Pea
V. S. MARSHAL E. R. HENDRY pea a Hawaiian boy sixteen years old,
leaves on the Mauna Kea this after- wno was convicted in juvenile court
noon tor lino, to serve papers in a
bankruptcy case brought against .
Minaai, a Japanese merchant of that
G. E. Buckle, for twenty-eight years
editor of the London "Times," has
retired. His .successor, Geoffrey
Robinson, thirty-seven years old, vas
formerly private secretary to Lord
The second wife of W. Gould Bro
kaw, New Yorjc millionaire clubman,
Is also suing for divorce. She names
three actresses.
For Weefc; Beginning
A Shipment of
Underpriced for Next Week
Mercerized Towels
21x37 -
22x42 -
18x36 -18x40
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Marseilles Bedspreads
(( nntluned from Page 1)
I know is going to result in Congress
taking away from us our rights as cit
' izena of the United States.
I Poor Man's Fight.
I 'i believe I am fighting the poor
j man's fight. If I go down io defeat
! it will be uot I who will lose, but the
I poor man. 1 appeal to you to support
j me, not because 1 am fighting the bus
iness interests, but because I am try
ing to build up the business interests
of this Territory along American lines,
which means lines which will al!ov
American citizens to come to th3
Territory, and make a living here, uot
as slaves of one industry, but as fiv
men, who will build up a middle clas3
in this Territory as is the case in ev-
PETERS August 16, to Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Peters, a daughter. Mother
1 j and child doing well.
Judge Whitney this niornjng gave
of burglary. The sentence means that
the youth goes to the reformatory to
remain until he reaches his majority.
The sentence is mitigated somewhat,
however, by a special privilege of the
law that awards, a juvenile ten points
for every day on which his conduct is
perfect, and gives him his liberty when
he has accumulated 5000 points in
this manner.
'Terjtlilng In -the printing line at
S'Jif-Bulletln, Alakea street; braneh.
9'erchnnt street.
Special $2.95
.. 4.50
Store of
Will Be
Democrats of City to Hold Biq.g,ee clul
n-.i. .. .. . M.ussociatic
9 oourDon Meeung at
Aala Park
All sood Democrats and true.
"ill a.- uiuu; "Vlllis lilill fllJO.V JH.Mll-
leal fireworks, are expected to at-l Those who are to address the peo
tend the Wilson Marshall ratification' pie are L. L. McCandlesa. G. J. Yal
meeting at Aala Park this evening, i ler. John Kffinger. Judge A. A. Wil
The Hawaiian band will begin play-jc.er. Prof. "M. M. Scott, Col. Cyrtis.
ing at 7, and the speeches will start P. laukea." Hairy Irwin of Hilo M.
at 7:30. Between the speeches there; C. Pacheco, H. M. Kanibo and pos
will be music by the Ulumareihie. tlbly others.'
Case of Private-Giberge Unique
From City Prison to Tell of
and Turned Over to Navy
The army, the navy arid the local
police are trying to settle a three
cornered complication over the pay
ment of a reward for the capture of a
military deserter. The case is unique
in the annals of the army, and while
the equity is apparent, it's a question
whether or not red tape will strangle
Private John Giberge, of the FiAt
Field Artillery, some days ago tired
of the peaceful life of Leilehua, jump
ed the Post, and, out of either child
ish simplicity or supreme bravado, en
listed in the navy right here in Hono
lulu. A day os so afterward
he was pointed out to the police as an
army deserter, and landed in Jail.
Bolts and bars had no terrors for
the soldier-sailor, and he calmly walk
ed out of confinement, amd started
down the line to tell all his friends
how easy it was to break Jail. His are tied up about giving the reward.
boastings reached "the police station, ' The police aren't supposed to know
and Private-Seaman Giberge also all the ins and outs of the army regu
reached there soon. I Iations, and when they turned the man
He loudly claimed that he was a
naval man, and so the police notified.
the naval station, and Giberge was
marched off . by a marine guard. It
took the navy but a short time to find
out that the prisoner was an army
deserter, and he was promptly turned
Ground is about to be broken for
the construction of the new Kaulu
wela school building, which is to be
a ten-room concrete structure valued
at $30,000, acordfcng to Inspector
Gibson of the Department of Educa
tion, who was discussing the project
ed school this morning. - With the
opening of this school is involved the
removal of the fence about the Boy's
Field now under lease by the Young
Men's Christian Association, and the
cutting of a lane from School street
directly through the site of the pres
ent Kauluwela school.
According to the school inspector,
the new site will be several feet to
the . rear of the present site and is to
be built so as the entrance will be
toward the new lane, while the rear
of the building will face the present
P-oys' Field.
This will necessitate the removal
of the fence at present surrounding
the field and the enclosure which is
now under lease for the Boys' Clubs
by the Y. M. C. A. will be turned into
the school playground and will be
accessible to all of the children of
the city any any time of the day.
The land which is comprised by the
boys' field is owned by tne govern
ment and is leased to f the Young
Men's Christian ABsodatfoh'fdr-8 dol
lar a month. As the lease which the ,
association holds win not expire iuui
seme time, it is necessary for the
school authorities to come to an agree
ment with General Secretary Super
of the Y. M. C. A. before carrying out
their plans.
According to tfc General Secretary,
he is interested in the idea and spent
;i part of yesterday morning with the
governor in connection with the proj
ect. At present, final arrangements
have not been made, as Superintend
ent Pope is in Hilo, but Inspector Gib
son spoke optimistically regarding the
project and made the statement- that
there would ho no trouble in adjusting
these matters ar.d that work on the
school would be commenced soon.
One morning, during his visft to
the Portland Y. M. C. A.. General Sec
retary Super of the local Y. M. C. A.
stood in the lobby of the building talk
ing to the office secretary. After
Super had gone away, the office
retary turned to his assistant and
"Did you notice that silver key he
had on his fob?"
The General Secretary was also told
cf the key and he in turn asked Snp-e-
about it, who explained that the
directors of the Honolulu Y. M. C. A.
all wear silver keys to the Associa
tion building.
Tne city government of San Fran
cisco lias asked for lower rates of fire
Ratified To-night
b of the Democratic ladies'
Mayor J. J. Kern will preside and
will be accompanied on the platform
j by the speakers and such stalwart
j leaders of democracy as Richard 11.
ai Trent, K. A. Mclnerney. W. C. Mc-
tlonagle and C. J. McCarthy.
in Annals of Army Breaks
His Adventures Arrested
over to Fort Shafter, incidentally be
ing taken to that Post in an ambu
lance, his many adventures with two
kinds of bars having proved too much
for his constitution.
Now the question of the $50 reward
for'the apprehension of a deserter has
come up, and the army is at a dead
lock. The authorities realize that the
entire credit for the capture was due
the police, and they are anxious to
pay over the money, but the regula
tions state that in order to claim re
ward, a deserter must be turned over
to the nearest military post.: In this
instance the police turned the man
over to the navy, acting in good faith,
and the navy handed him back to the
"It's just the sort of good work that
the police did in this case that we are
tiying to encourage," said an army:
officer this morning. "And now we
; over to the navy they supposed they.
were aomg the right thing. They have
! now put in a. formal claim, and we will
do everything possible to see that It Is
i allowed." ; .
I Giberge will be court martialed at
Fort Shafter in the near. future. .
When the board of army officers
now in session here to lay plans "to
make the Island of Oahu impragna
ble," completes its work it will have
gone over the island with a fine-tooth
comb and collected a mass of staisti
cal military information of the great
est value to future .developments.
The board is in session almost ev-J
ery day at department headquarters.
For the first two weeks Lieutenant
Colonel Morrison and Major Blakeiy
made many autoJtrips to various
points along the coast and in the in
terior to familiarized themselves with
the lay of the land and the strategical
possibilities. General Macomb, presid
ing officer of the board, and 'Major
Wooten, Its fourths-member, knowing
every foot of Oahu, did not take part
in these excursions.
Now, however, the visiting officers
have a good working idea of the
country, and the board is getting down
to the hard work o'f evolving plans for
further fortifications, and laying out
a general scheme of defense for Ha
waiU This work is being done in the
strictest secrecy, not an inkling of
what plans are in the air having been
given out. Even the probable length
of time the board's work will take is
not known, although the guess fs that
by the middle of September Its reports
wiI1 be ready for hington
The great work of letting contracts I
for the large number of improvement
projects throughout the Territory will
be taken up within the next few
days, following the announcement of
the sale of the entire new bond issue.
I Virtually every dollar of the issue has
been allotted to the various- depart
ments and enterprises of the Terri
tory, and plans for most df the im
provements are in readiness.
About all thafremains now is to do
the advertising and to let the con
tracts. This, of course, has-been held
up in most instances because of The
uncertainty whether all the bond issue
! would be taken. But a few improve
! ments have already been, ordered. n ;th
i the provision that the bonds must oe
sold. Notable among thes are the
contract for the Hawaii belt road, ou
which 1250,000 is to be spent, and the
liiio school, to cost ISO.oOo
Ail American ships may have free
toll?. Vessels in the foreign trade,1
are favored in an amendment to thei
canal bill. Foreign built ships owned!
by Americans are invited to fly their
1 n; ' "
' : illlfftSif"
in BPf
1 m I . . ' "V ' . ?:
Cor. Fort and Hotel Sts;
piinrnuionno Timni nr a r r a n:
Thousands of dollars for .pre-election
publicity, but not a "cent for the
betterment of the. present wretched
jeondltion of streets ana public, hlgh
Vays 4 In Manoa district was the. sen
t iment displayed by a ; majority; f ac
tion on the ; board of city and county
Supervisors, who last evening .were
brought face to face with the pier,
for some consideration hy residents
i.f Manoa Valley., . .; '
Bertram ron Pamm - actefc...as
spokesman for ' an earnest little ; band
of prominent taxpayers and residents
of one of Honolulu's residential dis
tricts, who have (waited in vain , for
the past nine months for some signs
of activity in the direction of street
The city fathers had just , passed to
second reading an, ordinance which
will entail an expense ; of at least
three thousand dollar upon the tax
I ayers, ' which has to do with the
compiling, publication and circulation
of a "municipal organ," declared by
those who profess to " be on the in
side, to be utilized in the coming po
litical campaign, as 'a boost for re
election of members on' the 1 present
board. . . ' '.
Manoaltes are Long Suffering.
Mr. von Damra declared that the
Mantaites had waited in patience for
some move on the part of the Super
visors in the direction of Detter
Streets ' ,i
"I would like to know, Mr. Chair
man," said von Damm; "whether
ttere are any Items for roads in Ma
noa Valley before the board, 'or
whether any appropriations have
been made for these roads in the last
six months: We have been very mod
est and for over a year have not been
before this board asking for anything
We have been waiting patiently and
now we want to know wiiat is going
to be done."
Chairman Low attempted to pla
cate the injured feelings of the Ma
noaites by referring the matter to
Chairman Dwight, who finally told
the citizens assembled that his com
mittee had filed several reports which
had received scant consideration at
the hands of the board.
Practically every member on. the
board scented trouble' and as the
election day is not far distant, they
then and there began to make apolo
gies. Murray endeavored to saddle
the responsibility on the road com-
mittee, while Kruger ana Amana
ooHnr spcurp in the belief that l.
silence is not always golden, a judi
cious display of this by a municipal
legislator at times may serve to
keep an inquiring voter into line. At
least Kruger and Amana passed two
hours last night without uttering a
Murray did most of the talking in
the boosting of his scheme for super
visoral advestising. He advocated
the passage to a second reading of
the ordinance appointing a clerk to
iook after the compiling of records
ot the doings of the present board,
the same latter to appear in cam
paign documents to be circulated at
precinct political meetings.
General Manager Y. R. Farrington
of the Star-Bulletin launched several
jertinent inquiries at the advocates
ot the municipal organ. McClellan
and Murray sidestepped and left Mil
erton to endeavor to file an explana-
tion and the deputy city attorney
quoted figures to show mat to pur
lish the proposed record would cost
the taxpayers from $175 to $240 a
There's a good many
reasons why you
should wear Benja
min's Clothes, ;
They're unlike any
other Ready-Made
Clothing. Youn g
men who formerly
had their c 1 o the s
made to ' order, ! and
who are now wear
CLOTHES" arc bet
ter satisfied ' and are
paying less than half.
Wc arc showing
styles ;m new fab
rics, Jight, dark and
medium. We guar
antee a perfect fit
before a suit leaves
this store .
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- ' :'1 " ' ' v -i " s
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record aVa basis for estlmatin t:
expense. . . . . .
Boost Will Come Hh.
. The ordinance specifics that t.!.
or more copies of the musicirl.i
r& arestcbe-xircnlatcd,.ai r ; V.
mooted to distribute several Cu
copies" of-the pamphlet neither L
or; weekly the cost of "putl!c-t: .
the taxpayer has been fixed at .
where from three hundred to a t
sand dollars a' month, should tt? .
Jority faction carry out their tzl
to boost : their reelection to the r:
board. ' ' . " '
The salary of the "editor" cr c!
a tlesignated in , the ordls--c2
been fixed at one hundred dollars
start,; so vouched Mllverton. T.
official declared that he had teen :
able to secure figures regardlr. ? i
cost of publlcatioa from the city C: ,
papers. Milverton believed tt-t
cheaper publication might result w, :
the board to confine their literary t '
forts to a fonrpage sheet gotten c .
on a mimeograph. Postage and wr:
ping a" limited edition, would ccst i .
additional 36 a week.
" Mr. - Farringtog then asked if t:
law required a report by the bcari t
the Governor and Legislature. V.
Terton". explained, that it did. thrcu- .
the auditor. . T : , , '
Mr. Farrington held that the rcr' - '
should be' made by the auditor z:
that 'supervisors were not required l ;
4a w to. make this report Mllvrrt
again stated that it was only thrcu .
the auditor to the board, then to th ;
Governor arid the Legislature.
- Editor R. 11. Allen of the Star-Bulletin
was asked to speak upon the moot
ed municipal publication ana quote :
several extracts from Territorial lar.
bearing upon the matter that cause i
Milverton to, plead for more time i.i
giving a definite opinion. r
Murray wanted the matter mshc!
through, claiming that," reports sub
mitted by the auditor were of no ser
vice to the members of the. board. A
call for the vote resulted In McCkl
lan, Murray, Kruger and Amana stand
ing pat for the campaign pamphlet at
the expense of the taxpayers, whi:
Lotc, Dwight and Arnold voted again:'
the scheme. .
In a wookroom of the Royal College
cf Surgeons in Lincoln's Inn Field3
ttere lies at the present moment" the
skeleton of what is' probably the ear
liest European man yet discovered,
with the sole exception, of that speci
men of our species who owned the
huge "Heidelberg" jaw. It has been
brought; to light in' the- ordinary
ccurse of extending a brickyard about
a mile to the north of Ipswich, and
English scientists and archaelogUts
have carefully lifted it and are invest!-,
g&tlng its claims to ontiqully. Profes
sor Keith, curator of the museum of
the Royal College of Surgeons, who
removed it from the earth. In which
it was preserved, showed "it to a
Standard representative yesterday.
The bones are in pieces and lie upon
Icoce sand in a box some four, feet
long". The man is calculated to have
bten about five feet ten Incbes in
height. He Is on his right side, with
the legs doubled up under, the tody,
and the long piece of thi?h bone gives
the indication of his'origittal stature.
"We found the skeleton about four
Society women, of " Ne5 YT a" 3
John D. Rockefellers it -Is said fur-
nished - the money for te Invest l.ca
tion' which ro"i' f". tvo -"

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