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day's News, to-day
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SECOND
EDITION
TIIE STAR
i
Part 9 of The World's Fair Portfolios Now Ready
VOL. XII.
HONOLULU, . T. H., TUESDAY, AUQUST 16, 904.
No. 387
STAT?
r1
Russian
Vessels Back
In Port Arthur
(Associated Press Cable to The Star.)
CHEFOO, August 16. The Russian fleet has returned to Port Arthur
without an encounter with the Japanese fleet.
MUKDEN
IN DANGER
MUKDEN, August 16. Heavy rains are now prevailing. The Japanese
are working to the westward of this position.
PALLADA BELIEVED TO BE SUNK.
TOKIO, August 16. It now seems certain that the Russian cruiser Pallada
Was sunk on the night of the 10th.
TO CHRISTEN NICHOLAS HEIR.
ST. PETERSBURG, August 16. The Czarevitch Alexis will be christened
August 23, when a number of liberal measures including the abolition of
corporal punishment will be announced.
HOW SUGAR
HAS GONE UP
The rise in sugar, both cano and beet,
for three months liast has been very
gradual and steady, as shown by the
quotations cabled regularly by W'l
Hams, Dlmond & Company. Almost ev
ery week has shown a small advance,
the rise of late being more rapid than
it was a couple of months ago, and
those who have been keeping car?fuj
watch are hoping for more advances.
Starting on June 1 with beet bugaris
London quotation at 9 shillings and the
New York price of centrifugals at 3.SS,
the fluctuations have been as follows:
Date. Beets. Centrifugals.
June 4 9s. 2d 3.88
' G 9s. 3d 3.88
" 7 9s. 3d 3.S8
' " 9s. 2Ud 3.SS
" 10 9s. ly-d 3.8S
" 13 9s. 2V4d 3.8C
" 14 9s. ld 3.86
June 27 Vs. 4d 3.86373
" 2S 9s. 3?4d 3.937."
" 29 9s. 4,d 3.9373
July 5 9s. GUd 3.9375
6 9s. Gd 3.9.W.
S 9s. G9id 3.9373
9 Ps. SUd 3.9375
' 11 9s. VM 3.9375
" IS 9s. SUd 3.9373
. 3.9375
3.9375
3.9373
3.9375
3.9375
3.9375
4.00
4.00
4.00
1G
17
18
20
20
9s. d 3.847373
93. lid 3.847375
9s. d 3.847375
9s. od.
9s. IVsH.
21 9s. 2Ud.
22 9s. 2Ud.
22 9s. 3d.
23 9s. 3d.
3.847375
3.S47375
3.847375
3.99
3.86375
3.86375
" 19 9a. 9d. ..
20 :9s. 8Wd...
" 22 9s. 9d. ..
" 26 9s. 7....
" 27 9s. S'4d...
" 29 93. 9d. ..
Aug. 1 9s. 9d. ..
' " 2 9s. 9d...
3 10s.
4 10s. ljd 4.0G23
5 10s. Il4d 4.0623
S 10s 4.125
9 10s. 2Wo 4.125
" 10 10s. 3?4d 4.123
" 11 10s. GUd 4.125
12 10s. DUd 4.233
" 13 10s. Gd 4.253
This very slow and steady rise Is re
garded by many as indicating an espe
cially sound market and sugar Is
thought likely to hold up for some
time to come.
ALAMEDA SAIL STOMORROW.
The S. S. Alameda will sail at 9 o'clock
tomorrow morning, for San Francisco.
She will take a good sized crowd of
pasengors with her from this place.
NEW RESTAURANT.
For a good meal go to the Oregon
Restaurant on King Btreet near Nuu
nnu. Everything new and clean. "W.
A. Chung, Proprietor.
Star Want ads pay at once.
An insurance pol
icy Is an asset for
the full amount In
the event of death,
without regard to
the cost to you.
The Prudential has
the strength of
Gibraltar.
a Fort Street,
a ilSl Honolulu
SAVE TOUR. MONEY.
The Twenty-Ninth Series of Stock in
ihe Pioneer Building & Loan Associa
tion will be Issued in July, 1904, and is
now open for subscription. The mem
bership fee Is fifty cents per share, and
the monthly dues are one dollar per
month per share. The stock draws
much better Interest than a saving's
bank.
Further Information can be obtained
from A. V. Gear, Secretary. 122 King
Street.
HOT WEATHER MERCHANDISE.
Ccol, delicious oeverajfes, are welcom
ed these sultry days. A glass of soda,
flavored with tha juice of rlpo fruit,
cold, with plenty of fiz and sparkle is
the Wnd served at Hobron Drug Co.'s
fountain.
Star Want ada pay at once.
i
DP
SHOTGUNS,
RIFLES,
REVOLVERS
Ammunitions
A FULL LINE AT
Limited
931 FORT STREET.
RUSSIA HAS
A NEW CRUISER
.5P2&a6f THE&ESIA.. ft
Russia recently purchased the S. S. Kalserin Theresa from a German steamship company. She was a swift
German liner and was at once converted by Russia into an auxiliary cruiser. She i now in service, having gone
to sea under sealed orders. It was understood that her mission was to be the Interception of Japanese contra
band of war at the Cape of Good Hope. The new cruiser will probably be made a part of the Baltic fleet, if the
latter ever completes the journey to the scene of war.
BALDWIN IS
IT Pi YBT
GOVERNOR CARTER'S ATTITUDB
REGARDING THE HILO LAND OF
FICE CASE AND GRAND JURY.
The proceedings ngnlnst Land Agent
Baldwin of Hllo,are not all through yet.
it is reported. " f
"If people think that the action ot
bringing Baldwin of the Hllo land olllc
before the grand jury savors ot perse
cution I should like them to understand
that it Is Just the sort of persecutlo
that I intend to hand out as long;ai C
hold this nillce," said Governor Carter
this morning. "Land Commissioner
Williams culled on me this mornlne
and 1 informed him that neither tha
Attorney General nor the Superlnteni
ent of Public Lands was responsible for
the course takeli In the Baldwin matter,
but that I alone am responsible. If wo
have officials who oannot dtstlnguisk
between money that belongs to the pub
lic and money that belongs to themsel
ves. 'we will have to seek menus of re
minding them. That Is the policy ot
this administration find official as welt
as the public would do well to under
stand It thoroughly."
Baldwin was before the lust H1I
Grand Jury and no indictment ws
found.
IT ffl JOB OFFICE
PAXON BISHOP, J. At. DOWSETT AND SAM DWIGHT MAY BE
CANDIDATES FOR THE TERRITORIAL SENATE LONG LIST OP
MEN WHO WOULD LIKE NOMINATIONS FOR UPPER OR LOW
ER HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE.
For the Territorial Senate from Oahu, Sam Dwight, J. M. Dowsett and E.
Faxon Bishop are three newly suggested names which are being much dis
cussed among local Republicans. It is believed that they would make a
strong ticket and probably all three will be before the convention when it
meets. Bishop is also talked of for treasurer of the new Republican Terri
torial central committee. There is to be a general change in the committee,
according to the present outlook, and it is desired to have a man who can
command the confidence of the business community, as Bishop can.
Senator Cecil Brown has definitely annlTilhced 'himself as a candidate for
another term, and will be befor? the convention for a nomination. A num
ber of delegates have already declared themselves for him. The senator
has served continuously since the first Territorial legislature.
John Hughes is another Republican who wants to go to the Senate.
Hughes has announced himself to friends and it is understood that he intends
to make a fight and already has some votes pledged to him. Hughes was
one of the last Fourth of July orators and is a well known Republican. S.
F. Chillingworth, a member of the House, has also been spoken of for the
Senate, but it is said now that he will probably ask a renomination as rep
resentative. Among others mentioned for the upper House there is a long list of
Fiflh District men. Senator Kanuha is among them, also Henry E. Cooper.
John C. Lane, who was a candidate, for a senatorial nomination last time, Is
again talked of and will probably be up for either the House or Senate. T.
McCants Stewart is also in the field and would accept a nominaiton. S. E.
Damon, William Mutch, Joseph Fern and K. R. G. Wallace, competle a list
of Fifth District men who are all believed to be willing to serve the party in
the upper House.
For the lower House the Fifth District is just as rich in candidates, while
the Fourth, with the exception of Bipikane of Kakaako, does not seem to
have any very active aspirants except those in the House now. Represent
atives Harris, Chillingworth, Andrade, Aylctt and Long all want to run
again. Kumalae's Republican seat is a vacancy to be filled, he having gone
over to the Home Rulers, In the Fifth Vida would like to run again, and
some of those already named as possible Senators will go into the lower
House instead if they can do so and find the higher nomination not
obtainable by them. Others arc William Olepau, Eli J. Crawford, John
Pulao, S. A. Macy, L. Kamealoha, Solomon Mahelona, Edward Kcaloha.
The Republicans are anticipating a clean sweep of Oahu this time. The
prospects are believed to be more favorable than ever before for-electing
all the legislative ticket here, and a nomination by the coming Republican
convention is therefore regarded as equivalent to an election.
It appears likely now that most of the Honolulu delegates will take the
trip to Hilo for the convention. There is much objection to having a "proxy"
convention, and those who are objecting to the trip are being persuaded that
they owe it to the party to go.
I!? As KlUUGV
Y. A. Kinne, the attorney -at-la-.v, lias brought a suit for $50,
000 damages for libel, against Samuel Parker. The damages arc
asked on account of statements made by Parker in an affidavit
filed yesterday in connection with .the Parker ranch litigation.
Parker swore to certain allegations reflecting upon Kinney's con
duct as a member of the bar, adding that he believed that Kinney
had so acted that he was not fit to practice. The suit for $50,000
is a result. The complaint says in part:
"That on or about the 15th day of August, A. D. 1904, the de
fendant well knowing the premises, did maliciously compose,
print and publish the following false scandalous, malicious, libel
ous and defamatory matter of and concerning plaintifi, and, in
relation to his profession as a lawyer and caused the same to be
circulated throughout the aforesaid Honolulu.
"That not only were said Kinney (referring to the plaintiff Wil
liam A. Kinney) and Ballon promoters of said enterprise (refer
ring to an enterprise known as the Hamakua Ditch Co., Ltd.,)
but they acted as attorneys and advisers of deponent (referring
to the defendant Samuel Parker) and through their advice depo
nent (referring to said defendant) signed an agreement under
which it is claimed by the other party to said agreement that de
ponent, (referring to said defendant) was and still is liable to said
other party in the sum of $100,000. That said Kinney, (referring
to said plaintiff), and Ballou did not become parties to said agree
ment, taking good care not to make themselves liable under the
same, making deponent (referring to said defendant) solely liable,
though thev would have benefitted jointly with deponent (refer
ring to said defendant) thereunder. That the action of said Kin-
(Continued 011 page five.)
Star Want nds pay at otice.
LOSS OF
CRUISER
"Washington, August 10, wt.
"(Received at 9:36 a. 111.)
"To Mr. Salto, Honolulu,
"According to Admiral Togo's latest report a Russian ship the Pallada
typo is believed to have been sunk by our torpedo attack In the night of Au
gust 10th.
. - "TAKAlllKA."
The Pallada Is listed as a protected cruiser of 0,630 tons, the same as tho
Diana, which is also at Port Arthur. Sho was among the warships badly
damaged In the flrst attack on Port Arthur, February 8. After that battle
she was compelled to run ashore In the harbor entrance, in order 'to avoid
sinking. She was floated by the Russians and on the ninth was towed into
the harbor for repairs.
(a.:..;... .;..:..;..;.-.:! :''.!''!'.;,'!',J
The great success of Chamberlain's
Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
In the treatment of Ijowel complaints
has Hindi it standard over the greater
part of the civilized world. For sale
'by all dealers, Benson, Smith & C0.1
agents for Hawaii.
Star Want ads pay at once.
SPECIAL BARGAINS AT SACHS.
Scotch ginghams nnd zephyrs that
soil regularly for 20c ond 25c will bo re
duced to 10c a yard this week only.
Fancy whlto goods reduced from 20c to
15c and from 15c and 16 2-3o to 12 1-2.
Fancy stripes and checks were 8 yards
for U now 11 ynrds for $1.
GOLF BALLS CUT PRICKS.
We are now offering the Spalding
"Wizard Golf Balls" tbest ball made)
at the cut price of CO cents. Go'.f play
ers will appreciate this low price, only
at AVall-NIchols.
ONLY STORE IN TOWN.
That sells magazines at publisher's
prices. A general lino of stationery
supplies at reasonable prices. Arlelgh
& Co.
Finn J.-t 1 rfntlnK. Star Ofne
THE OLD RELIABLE
POWDER
Absolutely Pure
THEMIS NO SUBSTITUTE
Imperial
Ideal Lace
Ladies'
Shoe
$3.
50
Have you seen this neat
boot for ladies wear? It is
made of the popular ideal
kid with dull kid top and
welt sole.
No other shoe in our large
stock will give better wear,
and for style there is noth
ing made that can surpass it
at the price.
Try a pair on your feet
and notice how comfortable
it feels.
Manufacturers' Shoe Co.
1051 Fort Street
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