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HONOLULU, HAWAII, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1908.
JOt FERN IS TO BE MAYOR
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CARACAS, Venezuela, December 22. A plot to assassinate Vice
President Gomez has been frustrated.
CARACAS. Venezuela. December 22. The decree prohibiting the
transhipment of goods for "Venezuela at Willemstad, Dutch West In
dies, has been revoked. This is believed to be the end of the trouble
between Holland and Venezuela.
PITTSBURG, December 22. Seven of the Common Councilmei
of this city and two bankers have been arrested on charges of graft.
" RAILROAD PRESIDENT
NEW YORK, December 22.
Central Railroad, has resigned.
PORT AU PRINCE, Hayti,
boat Dolphin has been ordered from
velopments in the troubles between Venezuela and the Netherlands.
The Dolphin is commanded by Lieut. Comdr. Thomas Washington
and mounts two guns.
Acting Governor Mott-Smlth receiv
ed a letter from F. H. Newell, Direc
tor of tho Federal Reclamation Ser
vlco, by the Hllonlan mail In which
the latter states that ho reached Wash
ington safely and has beed trying to
do what he could to assist Hawaii
is tho most common thing in tho
world, and causes tho most trou
ble. To neglect making out your
WILL may undo your llfo's work.
Coma to us with your WILL
TROUBLES. Wo understand tho
drawing up of wills, in proper
legal form, nnd wo will do it for
you without eUurgo, it inado one
of tho Executors.
Trust Co,, Lin,,
923 FOIl SlrCQl
Cable to The Star.)
President Newman, of New York
December 22. The naval dispatch
this city to Curacao, to await de
since then. He states that by the aid
of maps and photographs he has been
able to explain many of the conditions
down here, which would otherwise be
hard for the Eastern men to under
stand. DOLL CONTEST.
Tho doll contest at Sachs' closes
Thursday evening at 10 o'clock. Please
get in votes before then. .
gress LB. Kerr &Coi Ltd
In the recount of the Llhuo precinct
in the contest between Charles Baker
and George Blake for the auditorshlp
of Kauai, which was gone over in
the Supreme Court this afternoon,
Blako gained one vote and Baker
Attorney A. G. M. Robertson, coun
sel in the Lanal land case, this morn
ing received a cable from Washington
stating that the decision handed down
yesterday in the United States Su
preme Court was given, not on tho
merits of the case, but on a technical
question as to the status of McCand
less as a plaintiff. It appears that the
Supreme Court held that McCandless
had no standing In court and there
fore dismissed his suit, and did not
find it necessary to go into the merits
or me case at all.
The decision, It Is understood from
the brier cables that have been re
One choking mystery seems to havo )o was given a simple note, in an en
been solved, though the stamp of cer- ve'.opo, which read: "Is this the boy?"
. , . , , i Back came the answer, by the same
tainty has not yet been put upon tho .
boy: "He Is."
facta' This messenger boy admitted eend-
Madame Lambert, expert constructor lng flowers to Madamo Lambort and
of millinery creations, was rudely Madame Lambert gently informed him
awakened the other night, as. previous- that he was doing a thing that was
ly reported, to find a mysterious hand vain and unprofitable and that ho had
upon her throat. Instead of screaming better attend to his duties as messen-
she arose to combat a male Intruder ger and run away and play, or words
who escaped as best he might in hot to a similar effect,
haste, nor leaving a trail behind him. There Is no absolute proof, as yet,
The next day, the morning following, that the young carrier of messages is
the little dressmaker received a beau he who entered the boudoir of Ma-
tiftifi bouquet of lloral offerings to dame Lambert and placed his hand on
which was attached a card, and upon her throat, but suspicions are. directed
the card was the name of a messen- in that way. Meanwhile tho lad is jn
ger, a young mercury who knows tho jail and ono messenger service says
city well and has for some time been ho quit them three weeks ago, while
serving the local messenger systems the proprietor of tho otlfer looks de-
in carrying parcels, packages, letters, llberately unintelligent and says he
notes, scented and otherwise, to houso3, knows nothing of tho matter,
hotels, steamships and elsewhere. Even a messenger boy may do somc-
When the young messenger appeared thing foolish,
nt Madame Lambert's placo later with A story comes out now to the effect
a inossage, that lady saw something that on Wednesday night last a pre
;fami;iar about him and her mind
went back to the Incident of tho night
or two previous, which sho had re-
ported to the police.
Meanwhile n lady friend of Madamo
Lambort had told the fashionablo dross
mnirnr flint she. too. had been some-
what bothered by a very youthful chap. Ferubach saw a man in tho room and
So when Madamo Lambort saw this demanded . who was there. Tho in
particular mercury sho asked him to trudor grabbed her by tho throat and
tako a note for hor to hor lady friend, hold hor whllo ho opened tho door with
Tho messenger readily assonted and
JT HAS COME.
Wo havo received that largo ship
mont of Tonga Japan rico and wo nro
Belling It fimt, ns tho demand Is vory
groat. It aupomodos nil othoru In ila
vor and quality, K. Ynmnmoto, solo
agent, Hotel near Nuuanu.
UHCSOHATHl) XMA8 TIUJIC
UttUiUfully lDftomtftl Qlirlttlnmn
tim wiling nt Urn Aitutumler Young
Otfi nt, fl.M wb1i Often wmmi
lost four. Aa Baker only won on
the ofllcia! count by foiir votes, th's
p aces Blake in the lead by one vote,
It seems probable that the vote of
IV entire1 island will be recounted.
ceived, holds that McCandless as a
tax-payer is not a party of interest
in the proposed exchange, and is not
therefore entitled to sue for an in
junction to stop it. McCandless had
no direct interest in the transaction,
but claimed the right as a taxpayer or
tho Territory to intervene and stop
it. The court holds that he had no
Tho decision, thouqh it does not go
Infrt Vo TnorltH t.i. Mir rnnfrrivnrnv.
is believed to bo final. "I do not know
of any way in which the matter can
be brought into court for decision on
tho merits," said Robertson, in an
swer to a question.
sumed burglar ontored tho houso of
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. K. Hopkins, at
tempting to rob tho room of Mr. and (
Mrs. Fornbach. How many more cases
0f tho kind are yet to bo reported as
having occurred days ago remains only
fnr time and tho nollco to toll. Mrs.
his freo hand nnd mado his oscapo,
A RELIABLE REMEDY FOR CROUP.
With tho dry, cold woathor of tho
onrly winter moiithi, puronts of croupy
children should be on tho alert for
nmlnoim Hymptomn. There U no aiuso
for anxiety whon Clmniborlnln Couih
Uwnwly In kept In the home, It tlitt
niwlloliiii U given in won iu tho 0UII1I
Ihmwium lioftrM, or avail nft'r tho
uroupy eoujli Um kpiuhhhI, tlin lUtuoH
mav ba waidfcl off. Par Ml llV nil
llMkMiN, IUmow, Hwbltb & UjlU
fi ip 0 I
rv n w bso
A proposition of Col. J. W. Jones
to have schoolboys taught shooting by
means of tho military sub-target gun
was approved by the Board of Educa
tion, but it could do nothing this bien
nial period for want of funds to buy
Ibo required munitions of war.
Superintendent Babbitt submitted to
the board drafts of teachers' pension
and children's medical examination
Miss Marlon Boll, teacher of dom
estic science at tho Normal, and Miss
Rose Aea, teacher at Waimea, Kauai,
With tho Superintendent were pres
ent Mrs. DowSett, Mrs. Wilcox, J. J.
Carden, F. T. P. Watcrhouse and A.
WITH SILL GIRL
Mall Carrier Holokahlki's wagon va3
In trouble this morning. He left it
outside tho residence of F. W. Mac-
farlanc, Walkikl, while he delivered
certain letters and when ho turned to
regain tha wagon, the horse had eloped
with a little Hawaiian girl who had
cliinbed into tho niail-carriei-s seat.
The horse was stopped before hs
had gone very far, the little girl having
fallen out without sustaining any in
jury. SAILOR FALLS DEAD
Sai'or Albert Anderson, ex schooner
Ethel Zane, was picked up on LUIha
near Kukui street last evening, at C
o'clock, by Officer Robert Parker, Jr.,
and found to be dead. Suicide was
first thought of an account of the
presence In the hip pocket of the re
mains of a broken bottle of carbolic
acid, tho contents of which had burned
Investigation shows that there was
no carbolic acid in the stomach.
Chemist Duncan is of the opinion
that alcohol did the deadly work. The
stomach showed alcoholic ravages. A
post mortem will ba held this even
H. S. Fisher, formerly head luna at
Ewa plantation, has written from Ha
vana to William Williamson. He was
looking over chances for openings in
the sugar Industry of Cuba and liked
the look of tho country. Mr. Fisher
says he has met qulto a few people
from Hawaii in Cuba.
Tho Popular Regal' Shoo Store re
eolved last evening by tho Hllonlan a
largo shipment of 0,000 pairs of fash
ionablo ladlos and MUsos' footwear.
Tho latest sty'.og wero rocelvod among
which nro Colonial ties and pumps In
whlto Imckiiklii iniooth dull cnlf, pa
tont leathern, Ruwla enlf, luco boots In
all tho latest pattern. Do not wait
till tlioy urn all gono.
Tho Norwegian S. 8. Mullillila nr
rlvtxl thli morning from Nawwiatle
with oohI fur tlii liilW'liktiii Oo. Him
In iloekeii Ht tli IIUUuw wlmrf.
HmiI eui of wlltm IU UlH ally at
New lltiginuu littery.
SUPREME COURT VERT QUICKLY DISPOSES OP THE PROPOSED RE
COUNT A RULING THAT THE PETITION IS NOT SUFFICIENTLY
SUSTAINED ENDS THE CASE WITHOUT THE COURT UNDERTAK
ING TO MAKE A RECOUNT OF THE BALLOTS.
Tho petition asking for a recount
of tho votes In the contest against Joe
Fern for Mayor, was dismissed this
morning in the Supremo Court, tho
opinion In the caso being a verbal ono
delivered by Chief Justice Hartwcll
and concurred in by Justice Wilder,
Circuit Judge De Bolt, sitting in place
of Justice Ballou, dissented. The de
cision which seems certain to settle
tho matter and means that Fern will be
seated as Mayor next month, dismisses
the suit on ti s "round that there were
not thirty s.fciurs of tho petition,
as shown in the:r examination by tno
Tho big freight steamship Hyades,
Captain John Alwen, chartered by the
Matson Navigation' Company to light
tho Amerlcau-Hawallau Steamship
Company for freight, arrived early
this morning, a little over cloven days
from Seattlo with 5,000 tons of gen
eral merchandiso for this port, Eleelo
Tho Hyades suffered severe weather
en route, otherwise sho would have
been herb a day and a half ago. Out
of Seattle for four days sho was in
tho teeth of a heavy southwesterly
gale and was practically hove to for
two days. Her engines behaved well
and her steering gear held out nobly.
There was nothing suffered as a re
sult of the weather except delay. The
Hyades Is an oil-burner, having just
been so equipped. On her next trip
from tho coast sho will be equipped
Sho brings no passengers. On deck,
aft, she brought a number of horses
and hogs and on tho forward deck
sho carries a consignment of piles.
She docked at the channel wharf about
10 o'clock. From hero sho goes to
Eleelc, thenco to Kahului where she
loads for San Francisco.
Her sister ship, tho Pleldas, has been
chartered by tho American-Hawaiian
Company, as a move against tho char
tering of the Hyades by tho Matson
'7io only halting tiowtlot
mntlo with Hoynl Grnpo
Oronm off Tavtw
H 0 Alum, HoUmc I'll osnliat
HIRED HYADES HERE
TO START THE FIGHT
OF THE DEC
court, "ho had knowledge of frauds or
Irregularities In any ono precinct.
When tho court met this morning
verbal opinions were given on three
different mattors taken up in the pe
tition. The court held that the elec
tion had not been invalidated: (1) By
tho presence of Willie Crawford in the
polling booth; (2) By the keeping open
of the polling booth after 5 o'clock;
(3) On account of the fact that Craw
ford spoke to Chinese voters In Chi
nese or Hawaiian voters in Hawaiian.
(Continued on Pase Seven).
line, and tho Pleiades will bo hero on
A year ago the Hyades was 6tuclc
fast for ten days, though without se
rious damage, Jn the ico of Bering Sea.
That was when she was en route to
Nome for tho ilrst time.
Officers of the Hyades are: Captain
John Alweu, First Officer Thompson,
Second Officer Polntdexter, Third Offi
cer Brincker, Chief Engineer C. W.
Snyder, First Assistant II. Ryelett,
Second Assistant H. Ropert, Third As
sistant W. Cox and Steward Lllley.
Chief Snyder was here about ten
years ago In the Ellhu Thompson, of
which Whitney, now chief inspector
at Seattle, was captain.
Ryelett is a photo-artist and the
ship is largely decorated with enlarg
ed photographs of the Hyades, taken
when sho was in the Bering Sea, ice
bound. Captain Alwen has not been here
before. He is delighted with tho cli
BUY THEM AT
Tint I'lHue to liny Bhoee.
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