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VOL. XII.
HONOLULU, T. H., SATURDAY, DECEAIBER 31. 1904.
No. 3987
if you wnnt to
THE
HAWAIIAN
GILBERT
ISLANDERS
MANY OP THObE WHO LEFT HERE ON THE ISLEWORTH FOR THEIR
NATIVE ISLANDS HAVE SENT FOR THEIR CHURCH LETTERS OF
"""DISMISSION FROM KAWAIAHAO CHUHCH IN ORDER TO UNITE
WITH THE CHURCH IN THE ISLAND OF ONOTO.
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' rA considerable number of 'the Gilbert
Islanders who left here by the steam
ship Isleworth for the homes in their
native lsland3 which they had not seen
for more than twenty years, have sent
to Rev. II. II. Parker of Kawalahao
Church for their church letters. They
want to be dismissed from this old mis
sionary church here, in order to unite
with the church in the Island of Ono
to. This island is one of the southern
most of the Gilbert group, and more of
tho Gllbertese who lived so long in Ha
waii were from this Island than from
any other of the group.
The fact of their sending for their
church letters is taken as a sign that
they are satisfied, and expect to spend
the remainder of their days there.
Rev. Hiram Bingham has received
AM DEATH
OF i
SVAS CAUGHT IN A CAVE-IN OF
GING PITS AND TUNNELS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING
CHARCOAL NEIGHBORS COME TO THE RESCUE BUT ARE TOO
LATE HIS CAREER.
HILO. December 20. A. E. Tulloch,
nn old resident of this Island, was kill-
ed near his home at twenty-two miles,
Olaa. by the caving in of a bank on
'Monday afternoon.
Mr. Tulloch was one of the early set-
tier's in Olaa and had tried coffee grow-
dnjriwith Indifferent success, and when
the Olaa Sugar Co. was organized and
his land was considered too high up
to be of use for cane and was not
ibought with other land in the vicinity
he began' planting cane on his own ac-
count, but the result was not satis-
factory. Recently he abandoned tho
cane and decided to cut down some of
the timber on his land and make cluy-
coal.
iWitn tnis in view ne Degan me con-
Btructlon of charcoal pits on a rather
elaborate scale, turning dips into the
banks and then making .tunneis ex-
tending for quite a aisiance into uie
bank. He had graded the tunnels anu
flnlnUlni nn Vila wnrlr nrlii tn Inv-
"ua "" "J" ; ,
Sng a wooden track when the bank
caved and he lost his life.
a . nH,nblnt rf liinnhonn with his
x. ,' ' hi. nhnrv,i nit at
".'"m'T" . XL V," h" , mV his
v,oi. i.u
o'clock one of his boys went to the
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p, . , , Vk" nV.t f'n,i Tthnt Hip
signs of his father but found that tne
bank had caved in and in his frenzy
toegan digging at the earth with his
n,,iD via ar.r,n miw nn and ran to in-
fnrm his sister who. in turn, notified
v n Snow one of their nearest neigh-
fcors Mr Snow called his men togeth-
r nn.l with nicks, shovels and hoes
Hurried to the spot.
Live shark at the Aquarium.
DO IT 5V0W.
Now is the time to subscribe for the
New Year's periodicals at publisher's
prices at Arlelgh's Stationery Store.
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While the public has a general
idea of the business of a Trust
Company, there are many who
are not acquainted with some of
Its most Important functions.
Our little booklet "Money
Management" explains some of
these In n readable manner.
I'orl Street,
Honolulu
HRWHIIAN
m MMlk
letters from Rev. Charles Isalas, vho,
was the pastor and leader of the re
turning exiles. In which he says that
the older member of the party, whlcji
is by far the larger number of them,
are very much delighted to be back In
their native islands and are very well
satisfied with their condition there.
Some of those who were born In Ha
waii or who left the Gilbert Islands
when they were very young, find life
rather dull in that dlstnnt part of the
Pacific, and the food supply there does
not offer the same variety that they
had In Hawaii. Nevertheless, k is said,
they arc getting accustomed to their
new home, though some of the young
er ones are making efforts to get back
to Honolulu, and some of them doubt
less will turn up here.
E.
A BANK WHERE HE WAS DIG
The route of the pit was long and it
was not known where Mr. Tulloch wai
working when the' bank caved. It wai
some time later when Mr. Snow, dig
glng down near the end of the pit,
found one of Mr. Tulloeh's hands
reaching over his head'. Careful dlg-
glng followed and the body. In an up.-
right position, was found, his arn
stretched as though he was trying to
shield himself rom the tons of dirt that
had started to full.
When found the body was limp and
urtlliclal respiration was attempted in
the hope that he might be brought to
life. This was continued until the ar
rival of Dr. Curtis and the limbs had
become stiff.
Th reIn1ina ,vero iraufrht tn HIIo
on the, mornlng trajn on Tuesday and
funerul servlces were held from the
ForeIgn church at three o'clock In the
afternoon.
He was one of the best known of the
Olaa settlers, of a high moral charac-
rMnf(.fP(, hv wh
prance movemnt among the employee
f the Olaa Sugar Co.. in whose employ
His interest in small farming and cant
cultivation "brought him into piomi
nel,L'e wlth llla neighbors and he was a
leading spirit in the movement to or-
ganize a small company that would
"""ur- iuc iuhc ui iuk uhcth ul una u;
upper Olaa, a plan which did not at
tract much attention from the financial
men whom he believed would take hold
of the scheme and put It through.
Hawaii Herald.
Relief After Six Years Mrs. M.
A. Clark, of Timberry Range, N. S, W.
Australia, writes: "I wish to Inform
you of lie wonderful benefit I have re.
ceived from your valuable medicines
I suffered from a severe cough for six
years and obtained no relief until
took Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
One bottle cured me and I am thankful
to say that I have never had the cough
since. Make any use of this letter
that vou like for the good of any other
poor suffeiers." For sale by all dealers
Benson Smith & Co., agents for Hawaii
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SHOTGUNS,
RIFLES,
REVOLV-3n"
Ammunitions
A FULL LINE AT
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Limited
411 FUHT J.TI.NKT
TULLOCH
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Senator
Mitchell
(Associated Press Cable to The Star).
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 31 United States Senator J. 11. Mitchell and
Congressman Herrman have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to de
fraud the government out of public
TOGO TO THE SPIRITS
TOKIO, Dec. 31. Admiral Togo addressed the spirits of the dead soldiers
and sailors at funeral services held here
by an immense throng.
A BIG CHICAGO FIRE.
CHICAGO, Dec. 31. A fire in the business section today did damage
amounting to $600,000.
RUSSIAN OIL STRIKE SERIOUS.
TIFLIS, Dec. 31. The oil strike at Naku continues and is becoming very
serious.
CHADWICK IN
NEW YORK, Dec. 31. Dr. Chad wick
has been taken to Cleveland in connection with the indictment against him
self and his wife.
DEAIANDS PROiMPT PUNISHA1ENT.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Dec. 31. The American legation here demands
prompt punishment of the men who
REAtOVED FOR ALLEGED LAND FRAUDS.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 31. President Roosevelt today directed the
removal of J. H. Hall, United States
Oregon, for alleged connection with
SUGAR
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30. The
trifugals this day is 4.83 cents a pound. The last previous quotation was
November 15, 4.625.
ichardson Demurrer
SUPREME, COURT CLOSES ITS YEARS' BUSINESS AVITH A DECISION
IN THE CASE OP EDWIN A'lA'IAN RICHARDSON, THE FORMER
AVATER AVORKS CLERK AVHO IS CHARGED AVITH EMBEZZLE
MENT OP GOA'ERNMENT FUNDS.
The Supreme Court sat this morning
for a brief spell and handed down its
decision in the case of Edward Vivian
Richardson charged with embezzle
ment while employed as clerk of the
Honolulu AVater AVorks. The matter
at Issue was the exception to the over
ruling of a demurrer to the Indict
ment charging Richardson with em
bezzlement on the grounds (1) that It
charged 110 offence against the law.
2) that It was dupllcltous and (3) va
gue and uncertain.
The syllabus of the court's decision
s as follows:
Indictment of ofllcer for embezzle
ment. Averment of appointment, in
in indictment of an ofllcer for em
bezzlement, it is not necessary to set
forth particularly In what manner or
by whom lie was appointed.
Duplicity: Under a statute relating
to embezzlement by oflicers and others
who are charged by "law, regulation
or appointment" with the safe-keeplilg,
transfer or disbursement of money, It
Is not dupllcltous to aver tn an Indict
ment that tho officer was so charged
by "law, regulation and appointment"
Instead of by only one of these methods
they not being Inconsistent methods.
AVhat oflicers liable: Under such a
statute, an inferior ofllcer or clerk
whose ofllce or appointment Is reocg
nlzed by statute only in the appropria
tion bill, is within the statute if he is
charged with the safe-keeping, etc. of
money by regulation or appointment;
he need not be charged by law.
Regulation or appointment not In
consistent with law: A clerk of the
water works may be charged by reg
ulation or appointment with the safe
keeping, transfer or disbursement of
money although the superintendent of
water works is charged by law with
the duty to "collect all water rates
from shliiH and persons In Honolulu or
Us vicinity."
In the question raised as to the ap
pointment or otherwise of the accused
the doclHioii runs:
ENTERPRISE ARRIVES AT HILO.
The ii. S. EntHiprlxe arrival at llllo
yetitenlny from Hhii I'i'iiiicUco.
KINAU AltlUVISn TODAY,
't'ii. Nitminei' ICInuu unlvtMl thin
nmriiliiir dlHMily liefore noon front UIW
nd Hiy imm'U, H lirauMlii u tftwd
ltu cruwtl uf MMMnfer, liutuy uf
iliiw iviuiiilnt l(n ttibaal ihllt4rn
Mini bud bMii hwv mi tht utter ll
umU eiiMlm I'lirlMinM vnvittlima.
Indicted
lands.
OF DEAD COMRADES
today. The ceremony was attended
NEW YORK. "
has arrived here from Europe and
recently looted the American caravan.
District Attorney for the District of
land fraud cases.
GOES UP.
New York price of 96 degree test cen
-o .v.-
as Over-Ruled
"In our opinion the defendant could
be charged by regulation or appoint
ment as well as by law with the safe
keeping .transfer or disbursement of
moneys. The cases cited by defense
are riot in conflict with this' view. In
none of the statutes construed In those
cases were the words "regulation" or
"appointment" used. In each of these
cases the question was whether the of
ficer Indicted was one who was charged
by law with the safe-keeping, etc., of
money. If, as we hold, an ofllcer may
be so charged by regulation or appoint
ment as well as by law, the present
case Is clearly distinguished from the
cases relied on by the defendant.
"Nor do we think that tho statute
which describes the duties of the sup
erintendent of water works would pre
vent the clerk of the wuter works from
being charged by regulation or ap
pointment with tile safe-keeping, trans
fer or disbursement of moneys. The
section referred to, C. L. Sec. 515, pro
vides for the appointment of the sup
erintendent of water works "whose
duty it shall be to keep the conduits
or pipes for the conveyance of water
in repair; collect all wuter rates from
ships and persons In Honolulu, or Its
vicinity, and perforin such other duties
In connection therewith" as the super
intendent of public works may pres
cribe. It does not follow that be
cause the superintendent of water
works Is to "collect" all water rates
from ships or persons In Honolulu or
its vicinity, the clerk ot the water
works could not be charged with the
'safe-keeping' transfer or disbursement
of money so collected for such purposes
or from such persons, not to mention
other money, even If he could not be
no charged, within the nmanliig of the
statute, with the duty to "collect" wa
ter rates by way of assisting the sup
erintendent of water works, the latter
being responsible for such collection.
"The exception Is overruled and the
case Is rumaudod to the circuit court
for further proceedings."
CLUB DHCWION NEXT W10UK.
Attorney (IhiihiuI Andrwwn lllwd lilx
brief In tlm I'ucltlc Club cat ywilwi
duy iiHiinliuf. Judtfe Whitney will not
rondei 11 0 win lot 1 until no! Mk.
Sl'OAIt (IN HAWAII.
I'uwr lllriiilimhani uf thu uattuwi
MM toft! Winku. MM tMt; Uuiw
FRIENDS OF
JACK ASHORE
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SAILORS' HOME SOCIETY REPORT OCT
THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE HOME-THERE AVERE NO SHIP
AVRECKED CREWS ARRIA'ED THIS YEAR THE HOME NOT SELF
SUPPORTING BUT IS CONSIDERED AVELL WORTH SUPPORTING. .
The annual meeting of the Sailors'
Home Society was held this morning,
at the office of the Secretary F. A.
Schiiefer. Officers will be elected next
month. The matter of principal In
terest was the report of the superin
tendent of the Home, which was as
follows:
The eleventh annual report of the
Honolulu Sailors' Home must needs
echo the cry of all other Honolulu
business affairs. The usual annual
shipwrecked crew has not put in an
nppearance. No government fleet lias closed report I beg to call your nt
come to our harbor to quicken our tention to the balancing of accounts. I
finances, and defalcations have been
more numerous.
Nevertheless, the Home has supplied
a still Important need of the port. Men
of the sea have come to their natural
headquarters. AVe have had 4 cap-
tains, C mates, 10 second mates, 1 third
mnte, 6 boatswains. It ships carpenters
317 able seamen, 21 ordinary seamen,
18 cooks und stewards, S cabin boys, 3
engineers, 14 firemen and coal passers,
303 transients (mostly sailors), making
a total of 813. and representing twenty-
one nationalities.
Three hundred and thirty-one offl-
cers and seamen have shipped from Si'ry.
the home, 9 seamen have shipped In the Although the homo comes short oC
United Stntes navy, 13 seamen secured balancing all accounts at the close oC
shore employment. For safe keeping, t,,'Si and last year, you will notice by
banking, drafts etc., the superinten- t,le report that It is still a most useful
dent has handled for oflicers and men ll,,d desirable beneficiary for tills port.
$1957.50, 19S letters have been received When general business of the port
for sailors 32 letters have been for- revives, permanent boarders such as
warded to other ports, 9 letters from mechanics etc., will more or less solve
anxious friends concerning sailors have t,le l)rblem of expenses, and the homo
been answered. ' wl" st"l be available to all visiting;
Fifty-two destitute seamen have been sen,lle
assisted. Amount of assistance $114. Respectfully yours.
There were 99 defaulters. Amount ISAIAH BRAY",
$257.90. Collected on old debts $41.10; Superintendent,
expended for repairs, $32.75; expended Honolulu .December 31. 1904. .
ior renewals siii.9.,; gross receipts $2,-
Co2.5o; gross expenditures S2.E52.ns.
Our reading room has had an un
usual . supply of Interesting reiullmr
anu uiusiraien matter contributed by
numerous friends, and many packages
of books and papers have lieen dlstri-
butod to departing ships.
As the year closes the constantly de-
TO CABLE
ABQUTWEISBARTH
BACKERS OF HAWAIIAN ArIKLG
CONSIDERING ADA'ISABILITY OF
MAKING CABLE INQUIRIES.
Backers of Captain AVelsbarth the
Hawaiian Viking are considering the
best methods to pursue to ascertain
some Information regarding the move
ments of his vessel, the schooner La
vinia. Unless something be heard from him
within a day or so, u cablegram Is to
be sent to Fanning Island asking IT
any trace of liim lias been found. The
only tiling which deters the Honolulu
backers of Welsbarth's expedition
from sending some sort of relief ex
pedition after him, Is tin- fact that he
is a man of such infinite resources that
difficulties which would lay the aver
age man prostrate, would make no dif
ference to him. Although the vessel
has undoubtedly run short of Provi
sions, it Is the belief of his backers
that, in all likelihood, he has gotten
sufficient to keep him and his crew of
Palmyra Island, or else he has gone to
some other Island.
JAN. UNDERWEAR SALE.
Beginning Tuesday morning at Sachs'
will be a great reduction sale of ladles'
muslin underwear. Remarkable bar
gains promised. Sale for one week only.
Live shark at the Aquarium.
THE OLD RELIABLE
POWDER
Absolutely Pur
THERE 5 W SUOSTiTUTH
FANNING
if
creasing sugar fleet of soiling ships is
arriving, and prospects for business
are better. Tho property is In as good
condition as can be expected after a
service of eleven years.
Respectfully submitted,
ISAIAH BRAY,
Superintendent.
The following Is the letter of trans
mittal of the report:
P. A. Schaefer Esq., Secretary Hono
lulu Sailors' Home Society.
Dear Sir: In handing you tho in-
have made this possible by an over-
draft, or loan on my nart of $222.95.
Aside from this the Treasurer of tho
Society has paid electrlct light bills for
service months, also about $100 for
repairs ate. For the benefit the Elec-
trie Light Co., receives from the orto-
slan well in our yard, the matter ot
lights In addition to the water privi
leges, would be small compensation.
All bills are paid with the exception of
132 for the sewer rates for 1901. I have
not settled this bill for two reasons-
One, that I have not the means. An-
other, that I am not sure It Is neces-
01 me treasurer, Senator
E. Faxon Bishop, shows that there had
uueii receiveu donations from H. Hack
feld & Co., W. G. Irwin & Co . r.ti
,v -oone. Tlieo. H. Davles & Co., M. 8.
Grlubaum & Co., F. A. Schaefer & Co."
Allen & Robinson, C. Brewer & Co!
Bishop" & Co., Alexander & Baldwin
and Oahu Railway & Land Co.
DRUG STORE HOLIDAY GOODS.
AVe cnn Interest you with fine per
fumes, kodaks, toilet cases, brushes
and combs, hand mirrors, fine soaps, in
fact we have many articles suitable
for the holidays and would like to show
them to you. Hobron Drug Co.
HOUSE PAINTING.
For good painting go to Enos Bros..
Union street.
IMPERIAL SHAVING PARLORS.
For a irood shave tro to the Imnerlal
Shaving Parlors, 15c. Three good bar
bers.
SAVE YOUR MONEY,
The Twenty-Ninth Series of Stock in
tho Pioneer Building & Loan Associa
tion was issued in July, 1901, and Is
now open for subscription. The mem
bership fee Is fifty cents per share, and
the monthly fees are one dollar per
month pr share. The stock draws
much better nterest than a saving's
bank.
Further Information can be obtained
from A. AT. Gear, Secretary, 122 King
street.
FIT,
AVEAR.
STYLE.
COMFORT.
All combined to the highest
degree of excellence In this
Blucher Oxford
FOR MEN.
Surpass kid, with Teddy toe,
Price
Price W-T.OO
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