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'THB HAWAIIAN STAn, TUIimeiXA FBBRUAIIY. -11, '490.
Reigning Don't mind the rain while these bargains reign. You can't' afford to miss tlicni. ' N ' , OUD ANNUAL FEBRUARY SALE BLANKETS, COMFORTERS, COUNTERPANES AND TOWELS IS NOW ON Tremendous reductions made on our entire stock of these goods. Absolutely no goods in this department are 'held in reserve, but all at positive big reductions. v ' All goods on display and marked in plain figures. J.U! Camara & Co. Corner Merchant 11 de lune wines, Wfiitfk Cm! PiinTTinntmft- nt. ntir! r European Wines and Brandies, . Bulldog Brand Stout arid Ale, A. B. C, Budweiser, In Telephone Main 492. The code commission, appointed Un der an act of the last legislature, Is holding nightly meetings now, to go through the Jaws of the monsfrcihy, Re public and Territory and codify them. The commission consist of Chief Jus tice (Frear of the SupremecCourt, A. A. Wilder and A. F. Judd. The commis sion has found Its task to be a vast one &hA- will 'have difficulty' in finishing by thfftne'!';the next' legislature meets, when a report IS to be made. The report is to be a complete com pjlatlon, in the most approved modern form, of the laws of Hawaii. The an notations will Include historic Informa tion about each section and references to other sections of law bearing upon them and to decisions construing them. The work will be such a one as Ha waii has never had, but which at torneys have Jong desired. The Index will 'lie as comprehensive as it can 'be made. It Is the general opinion of attorneys that the laws of Hawaii are gravely locking In proper compilation and in dexing. No effort at an elaborate in dex has ever been made, and the changes of form of government and legislatures meeting since he- last compilation have left the islands with out any complete work on the laws. The code commissioners are going over every law that -was ever passed here. Every section is being traced back and under it' in the forthcoming book will be found notes giving the results of the tracing, as yell as -the oth,er references often so valuable to attorneys in consulting law books. The -v.".' A "When vpu make your will name Henry . Waterhouse JS. Trust Co., Ltd., as your j -executor. Then place the i jr paper In one of its safe de posit iboxes and die i In i peji.ee. Yur estate will he administered competently . I . i AWni ,'economlcallv; WORK NEW 00 Herfc are the latest creations in a Tropical Hat. LIGHT, COOL, AIRY. Weighs only 3 ounces. The No-It-At-Imi FIBRE PANAMAS In all of the popular shapes, Come and have a look at them. (Price $1.00. Bargains in Tfl Cor. Forfc and )U., LIU,, Beretania . Sts. and AlakeaStreets. nts.. Pacific, Rainier and Primo Beers, qts. and pts. P. O. Box 664. constitution of the United States, re solution of Annexation and Organic act are to be included In the book. Civil and criminal laws will be In the same work. ' The commissioners have done about a third of their work. The task of tracing the Jaws, comparing and re vising them is a very teaious and dif flcult one. The commission has large powers with reference to amendments of obvious error in the laws, and may even strike out altogether laws which are evidently constitutional. SEOUL. OCCUPIED. (LONDON, February 11 The Japa nese troops have arrTvea at Seoul and decupled the city. ' SEEKS MONEY FOR THE FAIR PRESIDENT FRANCIS OF LOUIS IANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION APPEALS TO GOVERNMENT. WASHINGTON, February 1. An extended explanation of the proposed loan of $4,600,000 by the Government to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company wr r:ade today by David R. Francis, president ff the company, to the House Crmmlttee on Industrial Arts and Exp r'tlons. Chairman Tawney announced that the Senate Commute had the matter under conisderation as an amendment to the urgency deficiency appropria tion bill. It was proposed to have this amendment introduced in the House in the form of a bill. The hearing today was, he said, to permit members to be informed as to Just what the proposition yrns In the event that favorable action is taken' in the Senate. Francis reviewed every feature of the enterprise at length. Foreign governments had appropriated a total of ' $7,500,000 for their buildings -and exhibits. The- "states and territories have appropriated an aggregate of $7,000,000. He said the estimate of $16,000,000 as the cost of the exposition had been foundi tb be decidedly too low. Chicago had expended $22,000,000 before opening the gates. With the loan now asked the exposition would he said, represent an expenditure of $19,600,000. The Increased cost of labor as compared with this item of expense at the Chicago Exposition, he said, amounted to at least 25 ner'cent. Labor was 50 "per cent of the cost of the exposition, and this Increase alone amounted to at least $2,500,000. MANAGER SMITH LEAVES. F. M. Smith who came here to man- age the Royal Hawaiian Hotel resigned nis position today and will return to San Francisco Tuesday via the Sierra. tie ana colonel Macfarlane had a dis agreement oyer a detail of the man agement so Mr. Smith left the employ oi ,oionei .uacrariane suddenly today. Mk m STON'S MUST GO TO FIGHT JAPANESE IN HAWAII WHO NAVAL OR MILITARY RiibiiKVJi SHOULD ANSWER THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL, SAYS CONSUL-GENERAL MIKI SAITO SHOULD DEPART PEACEFULLY. . The following Is a translation of a proclamation ilssued today by the ad vice of His Imperial Japanese Majes ty's Consul-General In Honolulu, Mtkl Satto. and distributed In Japanese throughout the entire Islands: "It Is with the deepest regret, that we have to announce that the. proloriged negotiation for a peaceful settlement of International differences "between Japan and Russia has failed, and that Japan Is compelled to resort to the ar bitrament of war for the solution there of. It Is taut proper that the subjects of His Imperial Japanese Majesty, re siding within the Territory of Hawaii!' and under the protection of the United States of America, should regulate their conduct with due regard to the well-known obligations of a bellige rent's subjects, residing within the ter FRISCO GABLE .. , MAY BE BROKEN There Is danger that .cable communl cation between Honolulu and the main land mav be cut off for a snort time. The sea cable is fortunately not Jn danger but a section of the land line is apparently Jn danger of being swept away. The pipe In which the land section of the cable runs from the landing station at Sans SoucI to the main ofilce in the Young Building, passes along the "Walklkl road. This pipe goes under the bridge at Kaplolanl Park. The "bridge Is now in danger of collapsing One portion of the bridge has been car ried away and the prospects this morn ing were that the entire structure GH A, DAM IM UNITED STATES JUDGE DOLE TAKES UP THE DISBAR MENT HEARING ALL THE OLD WITNESSES PRES ENT AND THE TESTIMONY BEGINS ON THE SAME GENERAL LINES AS IN THB:FORMER CASE. . The George A. Davis disbarment case was begun this morning before- United States Judge Dole, with a large num- ber of those who attended the former hearings in the Territorial Supreme vourt present, 'me nearing was great- ly similar to the former Sumner dls- barment hearings, though the proceed- lngs were not so noisy as In Davi9 last case.' J6hn K. Sumner was present all tne morning and appeared to be an In- terested listener to the testimony. about. He read the letter, ending wit,. The testimony of Wally Davis wa instructions to Breckons to make ilie taken without many objections on the investigation n "thorough" one. "It record. In most cases where the re- j3 very evident that It Is not going to spondent made an objection he with- be a thorough one," said Breckons at drew It after discussion. Once Judge this point. Dole Induced him to do so by stating Davis then withdrew his objection that he regarded the objection as im- and motion . to strike out and the evl proper, and once District Attorney dence went Into the record with some Breckons brought about the same re-more along the'same lines, ult by a reference to quotlpg4"MnU- ' Wallle DaatiaontlnUed. his story ed States Attorney GeheiaTOjtelgrter VlihflUt Interruption until he got to the calling for a "thorough" Investigation account, of Davis' securing a note from Judge Dole noted the testimony Very Sumner for $3,000, as a fee for getting diligently and was even with the etenS- the"$48,000'from Bishop's bank. It ap grapher in quoting statements of he; peared from the (testimony that he did witness when t;hey were called In quea"- not get the tnoney and did not return tlon. There were a few sharp passages between the attorneys. . Wallie Davis appeared to have a good recollection ot many or tne details ok the various Sumner suits. and transae- tions. He went again over , all the mlssible. He produced his power of at ground covered in the former-heaYiug; t6rney frorn!Surrinr and argued from telling how Davis asked him to brmRv his mother. Sumner's aged sister, to hlaf office, and how the various BUlts '"Sjij carried on subsequently. Davis objeotjg ed to i conversation between Wallie Da, ncr's Intentions towards hlssisW. Tht, witness related Sunwner's statement 1ft' hlim,and Sumner's sloter that he was- tired of the litigation and didn't want'-, to keep on fighting. He would give her' $10,000 and the same to each of the EWf llses, 'also to the church, If they could' stop all litigation, and he- woufiji agree to pay all the attorneys. ' ' ' Davla objected to all this and began a vigorous speech. "It Is not proper STORM VERY SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS BECOMING HAVE BEEN DONE IN HONOLULU-hMAKIKI STREAM DESCRIBED AS A .RIVER FIFTEEN FEET DEEP. Passenger on an early car -from Walklkl this morning saw n chicken coop floating easily seawards on Ma- klkl stream. There were chickens In It, but they didn't seem to be worrying over their ride on the muddy river, not being aware of the coming chnncej foi the overturning of their ark when It reached the bridge. On either-bank . of the stream were several -Chinese, far! tip as Wilder avenue where H re running wildly to and fro and shouting ceiyea the flood waters from the east- asilf they thought they could call .the errj slopes of Punchbowl. Between chickens back. ' " Be etanhtNiml king otreets, it was a TJie chicken cpop was only one of river that covered thQ sldawalks and numerous things whloh the'stdrm of flowed1 over Into the yarda pn both yesterday afternoon and .la,t night .sides, tt quickly covered the King washed down' the stream 'A large Btr et line of the rapid transit with number of residents near the stream mud,' gravel, stones and even boiildom, above King street were ui all rilght, tn'a't no force St men 'could keep clear.' ARE MEMBERS OF THE ritory of a neutral friendly Power; and It should' be their special care, at this exciting moment, to conduct themsel ves calmly, quietly, and In moderation In the peaceful intercourse with their employers and with all others. "Should the Home Government call the reserves and landwehr Into actual j service, both of Army and Navy, It shall be the high privilege for those re siding In Hawaii, and who belong to eUher class, to Immediately respond to the patriotic coll of their country and return to Japan. It should be their special care to make preparation to be reiylyto return In as calm and quiet a manner as In time of peace. ' 1 'IBy the advice of H. I. J. M.'s Consul General, Hannlulu, T. H, "The Central Japanese League "Honolulu, February 11, 1904." would give away- iThe recent freshets are the cause of the bridge being un dermined. Little can be done for the present until the water subsides as it if dangerous to life to send any one .Under the bridge. Should the entire structure, be car ried away the cable line would In all probability be swept away with It. With the land section broken the ca ble messages would have to be sent di rectly from the station at San SoucI. The apparatus for sending messages rom Sans SoucI is not In place at that station and a' delay of at least six hurs Would ensue before such Installation cmld be. made. testimony," he began, "I am here on trial for malpractice' and Infidelity to my client,, j At your own Breckons. request," interjected "Also at the request of the depart- meWofJustieer" said Davis. Judge Dole ruled that the evidence imlght be stricken out and Davis pro- duced the letter from Washington to Bre'ckpns, proceeding to argue furtlr.r on how the Investigation was brougnt the note. "You may state whether or not he ever said anything about why he did not return the note," said Breckons. The respondent objected on the ground that such evidence was not nd it that his acta were nor to be attack ed .aa wos helne dono. ' .Tiwi marke'd that the evidence asked for was vihat Davis himself had said. The question was read again, and Davis lng from' the coirt. r'Atir. Dayis;, this. Js. an' Investigation iriUTyour conduct ana I do not think It 1 fsroper.for .yoii to make such an o'o lection."' said Judce Dole. "In 'that case I withdraw th oh- tiori," said Davis, and the testimony went on unlrtterrupted after that. Breckons. finished with Wallle Davis shortly after 11 o'clock and cross-ex- ,amlnatlon was begun O-T DISASTROUS DAMAGES BELIEVED TO THIRTY FEET WIDE AND wbrklng to keep floods from their homes. "The stream was thirty feet wide and fifteen feet deep," said one of them. . Piikol street as usual was the storm center of .trouble. With the heavy downpour of yesterday afternoon the entire street became a raging torrent. It .was a rlrer from curb to curb as PREACHER'S AN DTHE L.tiil-AljU, Jan. o. 'The lire against a government of monkeys, in vhoMjpa,vsuye lidve foolishly childishly, intrusted our lives and the lives of tllgwt vv'loA." With this scathing arraignment of the city adftMnisrStion the Rev. Ffailklin Johnson of the University of Chicago opened his address bo fd'rc the Baptist ministers in the Masonic temple yesterday. "The spectacle of those men vc have placed in office," he said later, "ridiculously springing up and making a great hubub, crying aloud for us to punish the guilty while they alone are responsible, hiding behind their chosen scapegoat, seeking to escape the censure and punishment they deserve, is a lesson to us. God 'helps those who help themselves, and he has shown us that so long as we trust blindly in incompetent men to guard our safety, we can hope for but little divine aid. Pray for the atThctcd, but pray mostly that m the future we put men m place of monkeys in our positions of trust." Many resolutions of sympathy were passed at gatherings of minis ters yesterday, but only one clergyman of the many hundreds in the city chose to denominate the holocaust "God's judgment." "The Iroquois fire was nothing less than a warning to those who flock to the class of theater patronized and sustained by Chicago's best citizens," asserted the Rev. F. J. Brobst, an evangelist. "This 'Mr. Blue Beard' production and the Iroquois theater in which it was wit nessed by thousands of professed religious persons were awful in the eyes of the Lord. The theater was a house of moral and spiritual death." A silence like that of death followed these remarks. Dr. L. S. Darsie, pastor of the Jackson Boulevard Christian church, at the annual meeting of the Christian church missionaries, stigmatized utterances similar to those of Brobst's as "un-Christian and blasphe mous. THE HOFFMAN CASE. A well known principal of one of our large grammar schools was giving a class a short talk on current events Monday morning and the children seemed to be taking a good bit of interest in the affair. At last she asked how many were interested in the course of events in the far East. ,A number of small boys sat up straight at once and two of them fairly jumped up and down with excitement while one said: "Say, teacher, dat s de Hoffman case, am t it? :o: HIS AMBITION. A teacher at Buckport, Me., is feeling a bit discouraged just at pres-. ent. The other day she was trying to get a bit of knowledge into the class in arithmetic, and one boy in particular would do nothing that he was asked to. Finally the 'teacher, in desperation, turned on him and asked him what he intended to be if by any chance he was permitted' to grow up. The youth replied that he thought he would be a teacher, and have his scholars do his figuring for him. The line was cut in two. Cars could not pass. A dray was Impressed Into the service as a ferry to carry passen gers across the water, the cars al ready on the Walklki side keeping up that end of the service, while the cars on the town side kept up the service on ths side. After a while a Metro politan delivery wagon was Impressed Into the service In aid of the dray. Later a covered bus was put In com mission and was used this morning. So great was the volume of water pouring down Pllkol street that it Hooded King street 'both ways, as far as Keeaumoku In one direction. Every effort was made to carry It away. A breach was made In the stone wall on the lower the Character of free education In vo slde of King street, and a torrent was gue, which the' state is levying tribute carried off through the pasture at that upon the white people to maintains place. An opening was made through "Th i,to,. the sidewalk and a big stream was rekbfe for thW tZf m, carried down through the Chinese vege- 1 TVll .h h ' , Ele "(II"0Pt tahle garden on this side of Piikol. On the other side of Pllkol rho ..r f-nm King street flowed over the sidewalk and toward the sea through several of the houselots on the lower side. The Hotel street line of the rapid transit was also stopped for a while at Pllkol street, .but the interruption was of short duration. All over the cltv the streets show the effects of the heavy rain. About 6 oclock yesterday nfternoon a falling trej broke the wires supply irg the Plains section of the Hawaiian Electric Company's system, and a little later another falling tree near the Chi nese consulate at Thomas Square put the Maklkl system out of commission. The Walklkl system was cut off for about three quarters of an hour while the danger from live wires was ob viated. There was another break of a small section up Nuuanu valley. (Continued on page 2.) KEPOIKAI SUSTAINED. The Supreme Court this afternoon rendered a unanimous decision In the case of C. M. Cooke vs. TrenHiiror a m Kepoikal. The case was an amjeal from a decision of the treasurer assess ing stamp taxes on a deed on C2,500, oeing rne run amount of consideration nnmed In the deed. The treasurer's action is sustained. Gov. James K. Vardaman. in hin in augural address delivarcrf hafnm Joint session of the Mississippi Legisla ture, declared that the growing ten dency of the negro to commit; criminal assault on white women la nothing more nor less than tha of the racial desire for eocial equality. In strong terma he declared that edu cation is the CUrse Of the npm-n and urged an amendment to the state constitution that will nlaeo the .limnh. ution of the common school fund solely wimin tne power of the Legislature. Continuing his discussion of the negro question, Gov. Vardaimiin''fmlrl! ii race he is deteriorating morally every uuy., nme naa demonstrated that he lb more criminal as a frm mnn hnn a slave, that he Is Increasing In crlm- muuiy wim insBitrui rapidity, being cne-thlrd mor$ criminal jn 1890 than he was in 1880. "The startllntr facta rviuliv census show that those who can read and write are more wlmlnnl than the Illiterates, whjch Is true of no other ele ment of our population.-. I anv advised that the minimum HHteraoy among the EDUCATION INJURES NEGROES 1 1 AGO 1 OLC&A UST. a leon frtyn Gatr. to wu CHI is a U$dn frwn Gotr. to warn US negroes Is found in New England, where it is 21.7 per.cent. The maximum was found hi the black belt Louisiana, Mississippi and SouUi Carolina where It 4s 05.7 per cent. And yet the negro In New England is 4 times more crirof Inal, hundred for hundred, than he fIn, the black belt. T- "- cnith. Mis---sippl particularly, I know he Is grow 'ng worse every year. You can scarce ly pick up a newspaper whose pages are not blackened w:th the account at, an -unmentionable crime committed by a negro brute, and this crime. I wanV 1 1 Impress upori you. Is but the mani festation of the negro .nsptmtfon foe poclul equality. encour.uriMl Iiiroviv ii . N; ,, ; " ,, L , I race' Nor do 1 wlsh ro understood as censuring them for it. I am not censuring anybody, nor am I Inspired by Ill-will for the negro, hut I am sim ply calling attention to a most. unfor tunate unendurable condition of af fairs. What shall be done about ItT My own idea is that the character of the education for the negro ought to be changed. If, after years of earnest ef forts and expenditure of fabulous sums of money to educate nis head', we have only succeeded' In making a criminal out of him and Imperiling his useful ness and efficiency as a laborer, wisdom would suggest that we make another experiment, and see If we cannot Im prove him by educating his hand and his heart. There must be a moral substratum uopn which to build, or you cannot make n desirable citizen." The governor also declares that the people of the nation should rise up and demand the repeal of the 15th amend ment. NEW ADVERTISEMENT ' YOKOniZO & KASHIWABARA Contractors as follows: Stonework of all kinds; cement work of various des criptions; and all kinds of solid mate rials for fillings; hauling at reasonable rates. Office: Emma Hall, corner Nuu anu and Beretania streets: Tel. Blue 1211. MATINEE (PIANO RECITAL) Concert Saturday Aftem'a at 2:30 U Friedenthal Tho Eminent Pianist will clve a re- cltal especially dedicated to students and amateurs at 9 Punahou Hall , Second and last concert. Admission 75c. fitudonts pQs. Seats mny be reserved at Wall. Nichols Company. i Star want aOa nx at-oac i I tt ' ' . . ; ... ' ' . V ' '. - ". . - - - ' ' . . '