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If you wish Prosperity Advertise in the News VOLUME XI WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, APRIL ' 22, 1905. NUMBER JO What is Best for Maui Is Best for the News PROFESSIONAL CARDS ATTORNEYS DANIEL h. case Attorney at Law WAILUKU : : : MAUI Telephone 393. W. P. CROCKETT ATTORNEY AT LAW Wailuku, Maui. J. M. VIVAS ATTORNEY AT LAW offices: kepoikai ii lock Market Street WAILUKU. : : : : MAUI. C. H. DICKEY Attorney and( Counsellor at Law 37 S. King St. HONOLULU. Business from Maiil people es pecially solicited. PHYSICIANS Dn. JOHN WEDDICK, WAILUKU. Office Houxs: 9 to 10 A. M.. 2 to 4 P. M, 7 to 8 p. m. Hospital 10 a. m. DENTISTS G:RO. S AIKEN, D. D. S. Dentibt Office, SUNNYSIDE AND PUUNENE Telephone, Sunnyside Hours. 9 A. M. to 4. P. M. NOTARY PUBLICS. EDMUND H. HART Notary Public, Convicyenckr and Typewriter Agent to Grant Marriage, License Office, Circuit Corut, 2nd Circuit HENRY DICKENSON. Notary Public. LAHAINA, MAUI. MOSES K. NAKUINA Notary Public For the Island of Molokai PUKOO MOLOKAI H: R. HITCHCOCK NOTAUY public PUKOO, MOLOKAI. Men's : Elegant : Suits In Blue Serge and Cheviot 7 EA PeP Suit and $7 HA tpltDU Upwards plidU We will order any size you wish if not in stock .... Also White Duck Pants and Vests, Linen Dusters ..and everything else in the Gents' Furnishing Goods v, Line MAUI DRUG STORE V. A. VETLESEN, Prop. HollisterDrugCo. HONOLULU, II. T This name on a Package of Drugs or Medicine is a guarantee of the SUPERIOR QUALITY of the Article. All first class stores handle our goods. WILL TEST THE NEW COUNTY ACT Attorney General Andrevs Intimates That Act Be Submitted To publican Territorial AMENDMENTS TO THE Governor Vetoes Liquor Bill As Being "Too Wide Open" Extra Session Talk Dickey's County Fund Bill Ka malo And Sisal Raising. Will Test New Act Honolulu, April 18. Will county government really go into effect? is the question now asked in Honolulu. There are many who are very skeptical about the act taking effect, and predications are made that it will be knocked out like the last one was. In view of tliis possibility there is talk of an immediate action to tot the law in the Supreme Court. Any taxpayer of the Territory has a right to bring a suit to prevent the coming county election from taking place, and such an action would serve to test the entire con sititutionality of the act. "It might certainly be a great saving if the matter were brought upatonco" Baid Attorney General Andrews when asked for his views as to the course to be pursued. "The matter could be taken to the Supreme Court directly, on an agreed statement of facts. To have the doubts eleared away be fore the election takes place will be a great aid in carrying out the act for confidence in the counties will be much greater if the act is sustained in advance by the Supreme Court. 1 understand that some of the bankers have al ready expressed their lack of con fidence in the counties. Any tax payer has a right to start an action, to prevent the spending of money for the proposed election, and in such an action the entire county act might be brought up for consideration by tho court." It is believed that a submission to the Supreme Court will bo agreed upon in the near future. If the act is knocked out, the cost of the election will be saved, also tho expenses of starting up the system. Last time county government was attempted an olection was held and the system was inaugurated and carried on for ton days, at the end of which the Supreme Court declared the county act invalid. The Supreme Court now has a greatly reduced calender and there is time to settle the whole question before Juno 20, the date of the election which has been called. In the event of an action being brought, the Republican Territorial committee will, it is stated, appear by counsel in the defense of the act. Bill Amending County Act Honolulu, April 18. The Ways and Means committee reported on Senate Bill 138, Dickey's bill Jto provide funds for tho maintenance of tho counties, Btating that it was necessary to carry on the counties. Its' passage was recommended with 6ome amendments and new sections, which were included in a substitute bill as follows: COUNTY LAW AMENDED. Section 1. Fifty per centum of the total amount of poll and road taxes and taxes on property and Supreme Court Re-. Committee In Defense. NEW COUNTY ACT income collected in each county shall be paid by tho Treasurer of the Territory of Hawaii to the Treasurer of such county in the following manner: 1. The Auditor of the Territory shall on the last legal day of each and every month issue a monthly warrant on the Treasurer of the Territory in favor of each county Treasurer such monthly warrants for the half year from July to December, 1905, inclusive, shall be in an amount not less han ten per cent, and thereafter in an amount not less than fifteen per cent, of the estimated tax payable to each county within every half year, and within the first fifteen days of January and July of each year, the said Auditor of the Ter ritory shall issue a warrant on the Treasurer of tho Territory in favor of each County Treasurer for an amount equal to the balance in favor of each county less the amounts of the warrants issued and interest paid for such war rants, during the last preceedinE six months. 2. When any such warrant is presented to the Treasurer of the Territory for payment, if there is money in the Treasury for the purpose, ho shall pay the same and write or stamp on the face thereof "Paid," the date of pay ment and sign his name thereto, but when the same is not paid for want of funds, the Treasurer of the Territory shall first register the same in a book to be kept for tl'iat purpose, shall then endorse "Not paid for want of funds" with the date of presentation, and sign his name thereto and return said war rant to the party presenting the same. From that timo until paid the warrant shall bear five (5) per cent interest per annum, and it shall thereafter, be pa(d in ordor of its registration out of funds properly chargeable therewith. 3. When there are sufficient moneys in the Treasury to pay the warrants drawing interest, tho Treasurer of tho Territory shall givo notice for one week in some newspaper published in each county, or, if none is published therein, by written notice posted upon the court house door at tho county seat for tho same length of time, stating therein that ho is ready to pay such warrants. Ten days after the first publication or posting of such notice, such war rants cease to draw interest. 4. When tho Treasurer pays any warrant upon which interest is duo, he shall note on the amounts of interest paid therein, and enter on his account the amount of such interest distinct from the principal. Section 2. The funds from such warrants shall bo applied by each County Treasurer to the payment of tho expenses of his respective County. Section 3. That out of the taxes payable after July 1, 1905, for the year 1905, the -Treasurer of the Territory is hereby authorized to reserve out of the share of each of tho several counties for the benefit of tho Territory tho following sums: From tho County of Oahu 1125,000, from the County of Ha waii $00,000, from the County of Maui, 140,000, and from the County of Kauai $35,000. Section 4. Any officer or person who wilfully neglects, fails or re fuses to comply with any of the provisions of this Act, or violates the same, shall bo guilty of a mis demeanor, and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $1000 nor more than $5000, or by im prisonment for one year or both. Section 5. All laws or parts of laws so far as tho same may be inconsistent with this Act are here by repealed. Section G. This Act shall take effect from and after the date of its passage. Vetoes Liquor BUI Honolulu, April 18. Secretary Atkinson came down to the House at a quarter to eleven with the Governor's veto of the liquor bill. It. was read as follows: "Herewith, I return House bill No. 1G8, entitled An Act to Regu late the Manufacture and sale of Intoxicating Liquors, Repealing Chapter 103 of the Revised Laws of Hawaii, which I am unable to approve. "This bill illustrates what re markable legislation can bo pro duced through misunderstanding and lack of a through compre hension of a measure before' it is passed. "It practically removes all reasonable restrictions from the manufacture and sale of intoxicat ing liquor. Saloons may be start ed anywhere by any person other than a minor or a woman, with the exception that they cannot be located within 150 feet of any school or chprch. "It does away with tho present features of high license, which in a measuro confih'cs licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquor to those who are at least financially re sponsible This measure more than cuts tho present license fees in half. "It allows for the manufacture of intoxicating liquor, other than wine, for a period of fifteen years, on tho payment of a fee of ten cents a gallon for every gallon manufactured, payable monthly. Thus those who are anxious to see tho legislature make provisions for a possible industry do not obtain what thev desire, as this tax is practically prohibitive, "It provides also for the sale of intoxicating liquors in Hotels having five rooms or more, under license of $250 a year. The de finition of a hotel is such that the saloon keeper, instead of paying a $500 lieense, would prefer to operate a 'hotel' with a $250 license. "The proposed law provides, as to tho revocation of a license, that tho Treasurer may rcvoko a license upon conviction of the licensee of a wilful violation of the provisions of the Act. No other method of revocation is provided for. The bill does not state what a wilful violation of the Act is; nor is it specific in stating who is to deter mine whether a violation is wilful or otherwise. If a liconseo is brought in court on a charge of violating his license, the ordinary procedure is to find him guilty, GOVERNOR NAMES MAY 8 DATE OF EXTRA SESSION Carter Is Willing To Make Concessions On The New Liquor Bill Claus Spreckels Arrives In Honolulu By Alameda. RUSSIANS REPORTED Protest Againt Russia Using vensky s Fleet Passes Wheat Deal Is Broken (Special by Wireless to the News.) Sugar 90 test 4:71875, Beets 13s. Gd. Honolulu,. April 21. Governor CXrtorTTaT about determined on the 8th of next month as the date for the Honolulu, April 21. The Governer tho uew liquor bill. St. Petersburg April 21. Inquiries are being made abroad for war ships and it is reported that South Ameiican vessels have been purchased. Paris April 21. Minister Morotohas protested to .Minister of Foreign affairs Declasee against the Russian that neutrality precautions had bee . Shanghai April 21. It is rumored has passed the Straits of Formosa without ; n encounter. Chicago April 21. The John W. The price declined live cents. Washington April 21. Senator Thomas Piatt's condition is grave. Honolulu April 21. The U. S. S. Boston arrived in Honolulu yesterday at 7:00 a. tn. She reported Wednesday at 1:40 p. m. by wireless when about 200 miles out. Honolulu, April 22. Claus Spreckels arrived on the Alameda this morning. Tokio, April 18. The Japanese newspapers charge Franco with a vio lation of the laws of neutrality in permittintr the Russian warships to revic tual at Kamranh Bay. The papers ask for the aid of Great Britain according to the terms of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance with provides that either party to the alliance shall assist the other in case nf either Moscow,, April 18. Kaleiefl, the sentenced to death today. Paris, April 18. France has taken vance of neutrality in French waters Tokio, April 18. The final figures of the number of prisoners captured by General Nogi at Port Arthur are 41, GOO. St. Petersburg, April 18. The arrest by the authorities of twenty four Terrorists is regarded as very important, as prominent people are in volved. St. Petersburg, April 18. A rescript has been ordered in favor of the scheme to introduce the zemstovs at Berlin, April 18. There is a newspaper agitation in favor cf the ter mination of "the most favoied nation" treatv with the United States. City of Mexico, April 18. Free silver coinage has been abolished. St. Petersburg, April G, 4:30 a. m. During the last few days a man is the uniform of a Cossack has been arrested in the palace at Tsarskoe Solo. Wnile the guard was being changed the man was observed to be acting suspiciously and the officer in command perceived that tho sabro worn by him did not belong to a Cossack, but to an officer of infantry. Ho was thereupon arrested. A packet was afterwr rd found in tho oalace containing two bombs. and it is hardly likely that a court would say whether he is wilfully guilty or otherwise. (Signed) G. R. CARTER. Governor. Executive Chamber, April 18, 1905 extra Session Likely Mny 1st Honolulu, April 17. Speaker Knudsen was this morning can vassing the sentiment of members of the House regarding tho extra session of tho Legislature. It is a foregone conclusion that the Governor will not grant an exten sion of tho session. The prevailing sentiment seems to fall in with tho idea that the extra session for passing tho ap propriation bills should begin on lm first dav of Mav. this it is believed, is the Governor's plah and there seoms to be no serious objection. BUYING WARSHIPS Port Of Kamranh Rozdjest- Straits Of Formosa Chicago Senator Piatt Seriously 111. assembling of the extra session. is willing to make concessions on use nf Kamrsmh. He was assured taken. that Admiral Rozdjestvensky's fleet r Gates wheat deal has been broken. one being attacked by two powers. assassin of Grand Duke Sergius, was every precaution for the obser in Indo China. Irkutsk, Tomsk and Tobolsk. The liquor bill program as talk ed today was to introduce a new law which could bo put through in a hurry, it being tho old law now before the Governor with the most objectionable feature eliminated. The County Fund BUI. Honolulu Apr. 14. Following is the Dickey bill to provide funds for running the County governments, in troduced m tho Senate this morning: Section 1. Forty per centum of the total amount of taxas on proper ty and income collected in each coun ty shall bo paid by tho assessor for the tax division within which such county is included to tho treasurer of such county. Such payments shall be made quarterly, and eaoh pay ment shall consist of forty per centum 'J said taxes collected during the i : -.. . . ....... jji cut-uiuy ijuui tel. O Q 1U.: Ant el. .,11 l ibn nf- n 'I! Linn i. .Liua xiub nnui i .u uv . nnl 1nm ti W1 n Tur Tlin nilLH III II. approval.