fhe Star Is An Intelligent, Progressive Newspaper
y VOL. XVI.
HONOLULU, HAWAII, : WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1908.
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1 POLITICS I
Delegate Kuhlo left last night tor the situation seems to me to look like
Kauai, to do some campaigning on that a complete victory for the Republican
island, and next week he -will go to ticket, all down the line. I don't
Hawaii, where .he will address the vot- think Long will poll any votes worth
-era whom Link McCandless has been considering. He Is relying on a big
talking to. Locally, the campaign will Hawaiian vote, but Hawallans are not
open next Monday evening, with a big that kind. They won't follow him. 1
ratification meeting In Aala park. It don't know whether Iaukea will get
was intended to have the meeting the most votes from me .or from Jar
Saturday, but a postponement was de- rett, but he won't get many altogeth-
elded on In order to have Kuhlo pre- er. I don't know whether ho will get
sent. He will return Sunday morn- a Civic Federation endorsement or
ing. not. Some of the members of the Fed
Chairman Judd, of the 'Republican eratlon have promised to support me.'
County committee, Is calling a meeting For the rest, It Is recognized that
of all the precinct club presidents of the Republican Senatorial and Supcr
the island, to be held at the Republi-' vlsorial tickets, which have to carry
PECARICKS NOW SAY
can headquarters on Saturday night.
The purpose Is to discuss campaign
plans, etc., and a general plan of
speech-making will probably be talked
The independent candidates are still
not taken very seriously. The main
discussion seems to be as to whom
they will affect on the regular tickets.
both districts, are in a real fight, and
strenuous campaigning will bo done
by both. The remainder of. the
Republican ticket Is regarded as pret
ty safe. Lane will go In with a big
majority, think tho Republicans, and
all the resf 'of the county ticket, , as
well as the legislative ticket In the
Fourth, Is going to win, say the pro-
As tho politicians are sizing up the phets of the party, though Von Holt
situation today, the biggest fights are Is against a strong candidate,
going to bo between Cathcart and Some of the candidates favor a short
Edlngs for county attorney and Wise canvass, and would like to confine the
and Jarrett for sheriff. real hustling and every night speech.
'I realize that I have a hard fight making' to tlfe last two weeks of tho
on," said Wise this morning. "But campaign. t "Tgj
BALL GAME RESULTS
Associated Press Cable to The Star.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, September 30. The following scores resulted
in tho ball games in tho National League today: New York, 2; Philadel
phia, 1; Chicago, 5; Cincinnati, G.
MANILA, September 30. There were, but twelve cases, of cholera report
ed in the last twenty-four hours and the epidemic shows, signs of decrease.
HIPS AT GIBRALTAR
GIBRALTAR, September 30. The U. S. special service squadron, con
sisting of the battleships Maine and Alabama, has arrived hero.
year as circumstances may dictate. It
was thought best by the directors to
take this conservative course, rather
than risk a drop from extra dividends
to reduced regular dividends.
The plantation is in fine shape. Bo
sides paying 2 per cent regularly for
some time past tho company carries
over a nice surplus to next year.
Dividends are announced today of
2 per cent by C. Brewer & Co., 1 per
cent by.Ewa, 2 1-2 per cent by Wal
manalo, 3-4 per cent by Hawaiian
Electric, 1 per cent by Olowalu, 1-2
per cent by Honolulu Brewing & Malt
ing, 3-4 per cent by Inter-Island S'team
Navigation, 1 per cent by Kahuku, l
continue tho payment of 2 per cent per cent by Hawaiian Agricultural
monthly into next year. This may bo and 1 per cent by Hawaiian Plneap
kept up for six months or tho entire pie.
If 0 PUT
At a meeting of the director of
Oahu Sugar Company this. monflng,
tho provlously voted purpose of pay
ing extra dIvidehds''of 1 1-2 per cent
each in October and December, was
Instead of paying an extra 3 per
cent this year, it was deemed best to
Wo can tell you some in
teresting things about
insurance and insurance
Wo shall bo glad to
adviso you without
923 Fort Street
If you were a gentle minded maltten
who had just said your .jjrayers ' and
donned your robe de nuitjand tucked
the drapery of your coudi' about your
sylphlike form, after neatly depositing
your dainty shoes under your bed, and
suddenly said shoes commenced walK
Ing about the room, kicking tho furni
ture, doing a dance and running out
through the doorway and scampering
down the road to a shoe-store to get
half-soled and heeled, and then came
pitter-pattering back and arranged
themselves acain under your bed
wouldn't It make you ache?
If you saw an astral hand stretch
sudden from the thick darkness anu
snatch open a blind wouldn't It ex
cite your imagination ?
And if you felt an icy finger count
ing the vertebrae of your spine
wouldn't it rustle your nerve?
Well, that's what tho Pecaricks now
say of the house on Punchbowl from
which they are today moving, after
having been the main attractions of a
few day's visitation by hundreds of cu
rious people who wanted to see the
chosts alleged to have turned things
topsy-turvy on Sunday.
' The Pecaricks declare that they
were buncoed by the previous tenants
of the old Boyd premises, for that the
previous tenants knew very well that
the house was haunted and unkindly
neglected, to inform the Pecaricks that
such was the c;tse.
Now tho Pecaricks say that the
neighbors are telling of ghostly things
that happened in the house before they
became occupants about a month ago,
They say that one night when their
predecessors wero endeavoring to
slumber, a hand, ' without ' the usual
body attachment, stretched out and
wrench open the fastened shutters, and
at the same moment all tho windows
and doors of the house flew open.
On another night, they say, a young
ladv's shoes walked out from under
her bed and walked around tho honsa,
klckinc tho furniture, taking a run
down the road and finally returning
to their position under the bed.
That's what tho Pecaricks say, but
a wagon-ioau oi sail snouiu go wuu
One thing Is very definitely statea
this morning by both Mr. and Mrs.
Pecarick, and that is that Esperanza,
tho comely Spanish girl Is not a me
dium, nor is she in any way respon
sible directly or Indirectly for Sun
day's psychic circus.
They say all blame must bo attach
ed to the house. This doesn't hitch
at all with their first statement thav
Esperanza was tho spirits' agent.
Esperanza's father is In the hospital;
her mother Is Just recovering from a
sickness and Esperanza, thirteen year's
of age, Is the sole suport of the fam
ily, says her mother.
Now Esperanza Is out of a job be
cause people aro saying that she Is a
medium, whereas sho is not. Her mo
ther Is sore distressed and loudly de
clares tho girl should never have been
held responsible, and tho mother is
A truly Honolulu reception awaits P. Wood, secretary, Charles M. Cooke,
tho members of tho San Francisco ex- T. J. King, J. R. Gait, E. D. Tenney,
curslon party bound to Japan, under Captain William Matson, E. A. Berndt,
BIG SALE OP LADIES' AND
CHILDREN'S HOISERY ALL STYLES
AT BARGAIN PRICES
Thursday, Oct. 1
3. days only
Honolulu Department Store.
HONOLULU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL GREET REPRESENTA
TIVES OF SAN FRANCISCO CH AMBER GOING THROUGH TO JAP
AN C. M. COOKE AND JOHN W ATERHOUSE WILL JOIN EXCUR
SION HERE PARTY TO' BE SHO WN PEARL HARBOR.
Y THE FLOOD
IN EAST INDIA
Associated Press Cable to The Star.)
the auspices of the Chamber of Com
merce of that city, on their arrival In
tho steamship Tenyo Maru tomorrow.
There will be lels to decorate tho
shoulders of all o? them, and Hawaiian
music to ravish their ears, for the local
spice and coloring of their welcome.
tVnd for the signalizing of
maritime and metropolitan
F. W. Macfarlune, Clarence H. Cooke,
E. C. Brown, Owen Williams, A. W.
T. Bottoniley, T. H. Petrie, Willard E.
Brown, J. A. Kennedy.
C. H. Cooko submitted a report con
taining suggestions for tho reception
and entertainment of tho San Fran-
Hawaii's cisco party. Vice President Cooko
situation and Secretary Wood should go out In
and condition, representative business a launch to wclcomo the visitors. Lets
men will go out In a steam launch to were to be provided for everyouo of
greet their San Francisco brethren ere them. Kaal's singing boys wero tp be
theirs vessel enters tho port, and a at tho greeting and on tho excursion to
larger deputation escort them in auio- pearl Harbor, which j was to ue maue
mobiles and by railway to Pearl Har- in train and automobiles. Estimates
bor, the coming stronghold of tho Pa
cific for the protection of the entire
American littoral of this ocean.
Arrangements for the reception of
and constituents of vi luncheon were
submitted. A place was made for ad
Guests other than the excursionists
the passing visitors to the Coregoing wero named as folio
Rear Admiral Hollyday, Captain
Recs, Captain Moses, Engineer Parks,
the Japanese Consul, Consul Mitchell,
Mr. Sheba, Captain Matson.
The report was on motion accepted
and after tho meeting Vlco President
effect were mado at a special meeting
of the Honolulu Chamber ot Commerce,
which opened moro punctually than
usual this 'morning sharp on the ap
pointed hour ot ten o'clock in fact,
without the time honored necessity ot
n inno' qIpot of the tclenhono by the Cooke. Secretary Wood and
secretary to procure a quorum. Cooke worked on the uetaiis.
Joseph P. Cooke, vlco president, was
In the chilr, others ptent being H. (Continued on Page Five.)
ME Til -TOREGISTER
Chairman Samuel F. Chllllngwortu
of the Board of Registration for Oahu
again desires to announce and pro
claim that tho board will positively
cease to register voters at seven o'cio'ck
on the evening ot October 9.
It will not keep open until mid
night for the benefit of tardy voters.
Two years ago this was done, when
the result was mainly the appearance
of a parcel of Inebriated persons.
Registration is necessary to secure
the franchise and there aro nine days
left for voters to obtain this indispen
In Its tour ot the country stations
tho board added 1051 voters to the list.
Tho total number registered up to
Monday last was 4508.
The Hllonlan wirelessed at noon
that sho was 95 miles off, In a strong
east wind with rough sea, and would
he off port at 8:30 tonight. Sho has
28 passengers, 1C00 tons of freight and
235 sacks ot mall. i
GHOST IS CAUGHT.
Lambert, who conducts tho Orpheum
Saloon, after much troublo has cap
tured tho Punchbowl ghost and has it
on exhibition at his popular place ot
Best cup ot cones m the city ai
New England Bakery.
All political prophets see tho prom
ised land, but thdy don't guarantee
entrance. Atlanta Constitution.
HYDERABAD, September 30.-thousand.
-The flood fatalities have reached ten
PACIFIC FLEET TO
SAN FRANCISCO, September 30. The United States supplyshlp Arethusa,
Lieutenant Commander Blon B. Blerer, has been ordered to prepare to go to
Magdalena Bay with supplies for tho vessels of the Pacific fleet which will
there engage in target practice.
WASHINGTON, D. C, September 30. President Roosevelt has an
nounced publicly that ho will not take the stump In tho coining campaign.
Ho also has made the statement that he refuses to answer the attack made
on him by Bryan, declaring that it is one which has been made purely per
sonally against him.
WASHINGTON, D. C, SeptemberSO. Ten orphans were inoculated with,
tho serum of tuberculosis here today, before tho International Tuberculosis
Conference, as an. experiment to protect them against tho ravages ot the
great White Plague.
CLAIM THAT IT NULLIFIES LOCAL
STATUTES ON SUBJECTS IT
A Japanese was killed this mornlnjt
In tho railway yard by falling from
the back of a locomotive, under tie
wheels, as tho engine was bacltliig.
No blame is attached to the engine
crew. The body was fearfully crush
OF T. R.
Charles M. Cooke, when tho special
business for which the Chamber of
Commerco had ben called this
morning was concluded, stated
that slnco their last meeting Thomas
Rain Walker, 'an honored presiding of
ficer ot the Chamber for several years
formerly,- had departed this life. It
was fitting that somo appropriate ex
pregfilon of their regret should bo
placed on record. Ho moved that tho
secretary and two others bo a com
jnlttee to draft a memorial resolution.
Tho motion carrying the chair ap
pointed Messrs. Wood, Schaefer and
MacCarlano as tho committee.
i Tho late Mr. Walker was vice presi
dent of tho Chamber for tho torma
18tG-7, 1897-8 and 1898-9, and presi
dent in 1899-1900.
The case of the Territory vs. Blan
che Martin, (a well known denizen of
Iwllol, was up for argument in tho
Supremo, Court this morning. Judgo
Humphreys, who Is attorney for the
defendant, bases his case on tho claim
that since the Edmunds Act and other
like laws are operative In this Terri
tory It makes void the Territorial
Acta In relation to adultery. Acting
Attorney General W. L. Whitney ap
pears for tho Territory.
, In making his argument Judge Hum
phreys called attention to the Nation
al bankruptcy 'law. In this caso be
fore the matter was covered by tho
Federal law tho various States and
Territories each had their own laws on
tho subject, but when the bankruptcy
law was passed by Congress, it mado
inoperative tho state and Territorial
laws on tho subject. Tho samo argu
ment ho claimed also was good In tho
case of tho lntor-stato commerco law.
That Congress has the right to
make many laws was not denied, but
acknowledged with tho fact that often
this power was allowed to Ho dormant,
but when Congress did tako action and
passed an act on a specific subject,
then that would overrule and render
Inoperative tho Territorial laws on tho
samo subject which dilfered from it
WASHINGTON, D. C, September 30. It has been decided by tlid De
partment of Commerco anil Labor to divide tho State of California into
two Immigration districts In order to cover tho Mexican border more
closely and prevent tho smuggling across of Chlseso and Japanese.
CAN FIX RAIL RATES
NEW SWEATER COATS.
Some of the very latest and swellcst
sweater coats for ladles and children
at Sachs', Fort and Beretanla.
Tho Young Cr-fo now rag n special
auto delivery, and can 1111 orders
promptly on short notice.
Tihe Job Printing, Star Office.
NEW CROP OF JAPAN RICE.
K. Yamamoto wholesale dealer, is
expecting tho new crop of Tengu Japan
Rico by tho next steamer which will bo
tho very first shipment this year for
this country. This is in keeping with
this enterprising merchant's record.
NEW AUTOMOBILE RATES.
Tho Auto Livery will from this dato
reduco all automobile work 25 per cent
1 passenger Inside city limits Punahou
St., Wylllo St., or Kamchameha Schools
CO cents; calling or shopping ?3 per
hour; continuous driving $5 per hour;
SI second, $3 tor third. Around Island
J40. E. H. LEWIS, Proprietor. Tel
Fine Job Printing, Star Office.
SAN FRANCJSCO, September 30. By a decision rendered today by the
Circuit Court tho right of tho Interstate Commerce Commission to fix rail
road rates is upheld. . .i, Atnit!
Stone tools, macnlnery and polish'
log supplies. Hawaiian Iron Fence) &
Monument Works Ltd.
Fine Job Printing, Star Office.
Tho only baking powdof
mado with Royal Grapo
Craam of Tartar
No Alum, No Lime Phosphate
(Just Received Ex. 8. S. Lurllne.)(
Newest and Dresstost In Pumps,
Garden Tics, and Colonials, in' all
leathers, and mado by E. P, REED
Every Steamer brings us many now
styles they aro being shown In oar
windows overy week.
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE GO,
1051 FORT STREET. 1
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