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THE HAWAIIAN STAR, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1009.
FIVE v. 5r Amusements The Art bringing to view scenes from many lands and embracing COMEDY ;and PATHOS Two Changes each Week, Mon day and Thursday. MOVING PICTURES. Don't fail to see 1. Nero and the Burning of Rome. 2. Parlay Vous Francois. 3. Turning the Table's. 4. A mistaken Identity and Beg Pardon. C. A disastrous Oversight. , C. 7. fho Miser's Punishment. A Wife's Devotion. ORCHESTRELLE , Lohengrin Wedding March. Heidelburg Stein Song g Tho Dying Poet o j SoeOOO000090Oft090eOC90 HONOLULU SCOTTISH THISTLE CLUB 1 January 23, 1909 Waverley Hall . CORNER BETHEL AND HOTEL TICKETS i $1.00 To bo had 'of members of . the club. ' NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. of Boston, Massachusetts. New Policy 'The contract embodies, In an absolutely COMPLETE and PERFECT form, the principle of strictly MUTUAL life insur ance. CASTLE & COOKE, LTD. AGENTS. ' Also representing Aetna Insurance Co. National Fire Insurance Co. Citizens Insurance Co. Protector' Underwriters. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. At the annual meeting of the mem' bers of Kwong Yee Society held on the 20th day ot December 1908, the follow Bums inruo am ' ing officers were duly elected to serve for the ensuing year: Lee .Man Chan.. ...President Yuen Mun .' Vice President W. Au Wen.... .-...Secretary Chlng Young Gin Asst. Secretary Leo Lup ....'. Treasurer , Tom Tong Asst. Treasurer . W. AU WEN, ij. Secretary. , -Honolulu, Jan. 15, 1909. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. 'At the annual meeting of the Stock- ''holders of tho McCandless Building Co':, .Ltd.. held January 7, 1909, the -following officers were elected for the year 1909: ' J. A. McCandless President L. L. McCandless Vice-Pres. J. S. McCandless Auditor Jonathan Shaw Treasurer P. c. Jones Secretary Tho above officers constitute the Bbo-d ot Directors. P. C. JONES, Secretary James F. Morgan will drop tho mer chandlse department of his auction business. RECLAMATION IN ITS Governor Frear today gavo out co- pies of th0 bill to extend tfce Federal Reclamation Service to Hawaii which, . , , , as before reported, he was assured Bhould be introduced tho first Monday after the holiday recess by Senator officers of said Territory are hereby Perkins and Delegate Kalanlanaolo authorized and directed to perform all respectively In tho Senate and tho acts necessary and proper for corn House. Following is the final draft plete cooperation with the Secretary of the bill: of the Interior In carrying out the An act to extend the provisions of the Reclamation Act to the Territory of Hawaii. Be It enacted by tho Senate and House of Representatives of tho Unit- the reclamation fund of the expendl ed States of America In Congress as- tures therefrom on account of Irrlga- sembled, that the provisions of the tion proiects In said Territory. Act entitled "An Act appropriating "The bill was approved in Its pre the receipts from the sale and disposal sent form," the Governor said, "by of public lands in' certain States and the director df the Service and the Territories to the construction of irri- attorney of the Department." MIDDLEDITCH AGAINST CATH- CART DEVAUCHELLE DIVORCE TRIAL IS A SENSATIONAL ONE. An amended bill of complaint has been filed in the case of H. G. Middle ditch, trustee in bankruptcy of Chas. F. Herrlck Carriage Co, against John W. Cathcart and others being a claim on a judgment for $337.05. It Is pray ed that Mary Cathcart be decreed a trustee for plaintiff and other creditors in the title of a house and lot at Col lege Hills and that tho property bo condemned and sold, that out of the proceeds Edith E. Pond be paid sucn sum as may be found due to her on the contract of purchase alleged, that plaintiff and such other creditors as may' join In the- proceedings be paid their respective claims and that the overplus If any be paid to Mary Cath cart. ( DEVAUCHELLE DIVORCE. Judge Robinson is trying the'dlvorce suit of -Mercedes Devauchelle against Eugene K. Devauchelle. F. E. Thomp son represents the llbellant, and Clem iK. Qulnn the libellee. It is a more than ordinarily sensational case. The divorce was granted this after noon for non-support, the expected de fense having not been put on. . HAYSELDEN ESTATE E. F. Bishop has filed his annual account as trustee of the estate of James G. Hayselden, balancing at $2, 701.13. Besides the expenses all of tho disbursements consisted of remit tances to Esther A. Qulngley, the re married widow of decedent. 'Judge Robinson approved the report of M. T. Simonton, master, on the final account of Fred W. Macfarlane, guardian . of Georglana Macfarlane Friel now come of age, and discharged the 'guardian. COURT ITEMS. Judge De Bolt is still engaged with the trial by jury of seven Chinese for assault and battery on Chick Wa, a play actor, with such deadly weapons as an Iron hammer and Iron bars. William Savldge, trustee, vs. Richard Antone was tho case being heard by the Supreme Court this morning A. G. M. Robertson has filed findings ot fact requested by defendant in the suit of the Dowsett Co., Ltd., against L. McCundless, an action to quiet title. , REGISTERED TITLE. jHdge P. L. Weaver In the Court of Land Registration has filed 'a decreo granting a registered title to Frederick C. Miller for a lot of land on the east side of Makiki street containing 5484 square feet. ALAMEDA m 1 Tho 'old favorite Alameda sailed at 10 o'clock this morning for San Fran cisco, well loaded with island produce and carrying a considerable list of passongers. The band was down to nlay her off and tho wharf was crowd ed with the friends of those sailing away. The following passengers wore taken by the Alameda from this port: Miss A. M. Alexander, W. C. uergin, Mrs. Bergin and Infant, Mr. Blackburn. Mrs. Blackburn, Miss R. J. Davison, MIbs M. B. Dunning, Miss C. W. Good ale, A. Henny, C. S. Holloway, E. J. Lord, C. McDermott, M'Iss M. McGre gor, J. J. Ovcrn, S. Pelsor. II. Saxo, G E. Schaefer, C. H. Smith, Mrs. Smith, Miss E. M. Spencer, Dr. L. Van Orden, L. M. Whltehouse, R. A. Wilson, F. Cooke, Mrs. Cooke and son, J. C. Green wife and two children, W. Scrilmer. Fine Job Printine, star Office. BILL FINAL gatlon works for the. reclamation of arid lands" approved June seven- "V,"' 160,1 , T. , T,' . and the same aro hereby extended so ftg t , , d fl , t u Tmm tory of Hawaii; and the appropriate provisions of this Act and also for securing from the proceeds of the sales of land that may be reclaimed under said project, full repayment to San Francisco Arrived, Jan. 19, bk. St. Katherlne, hence, Jan. 5. Japan Arrived, Jan. 2, S. S. Pinna; hence December 14. Yokohama Sailed, Jan 20, S. S. Mon golia, for Honolulu. Honolulu. Arrived, January 19, Fr. bk. Cram plgny. from Hobart. Arrived, January 19, bk. R. P. Rlthet, from San Francisco. Arrived, January 19, Fr. bk. Buffon, from Hobart. Sailed, January IS, S. S. Lurllnc, for Hllo. Sailed, January 20, S. S. Alameda, for San Francisco. Sailed, January 20, Fr. bk. Cham plgny, for "Vancouver. Paul Kane, a chronic wife-beater, was sent to the reef again this morn inn for slucRlng his better half. He was a guest of High Henry a few months ago for the same diversion. GETTING TOWARD THE SEASON While the. snow Is blowing Into the fence corners on the mainland the peo ple of Honolulu and those who sojourn here, for a time are contemplating ,o trip to that glorious resort,. Halelwa, This is on the- line of the Oahu Rail way and the ride to the place is along the sea coast for a part of the dis tance. No pleasanter hour or two can be spent than on the ride down for there Is so much to attract the attention of the stranger. Manager Bid- good at the hotel is a model host and he puts his ability to the best use of the guests. F A big band of workmen camo Into town yesterday evening from Lellehua and at present there are few Hayrail an or haole tollers left in the cavalry camp, those laborers' remaining being most Orientals. Orlnetal carpenters, at $2 per day, are at present at work on stables for the camp, $4 per day men having for the present been al lowed to pull up stakes and decamp That they will again soon bo requir ed at Lellehua is the expectation, how over, of most of those wbo yesterday returned, . ABOUT THE QUEEN Queen LllluokalanI, who was retired from the Hawaiian throne on a pension by the United States something over ten years ago, is asking congress for an Increased Income. Four thousand dollars she finds a beggarly stipend The congressmen who found that they could nol live on less than $7,500 year and mileage can hardly refuse to sympathize with tho ex-queen, deficit or no deficit. Lincoln (Neb.) Stato Journal. Ex-Queen LllluokalanI of Hawaii has comcto Washington improssed with tho bollof that tho national government owes her a quarter million dollars for certain "crown lands" formerly held by her but whoso title passed with her own to royalty. Her ox-majesty recoives an annuity of $1,000 from tho territorial government but what Is that when a plain American cltlzon allow his wife $25,000 a year for her lndlvl dual support whilo she Is suelng htm for a divorce? LllluokalanI is about Bovcntv-four years old, New York Journal. Tho steamer Holene may bo ont out Intnr this, afternoon to Hawaii. Her regular work now Is coasting, or tak ing sugar from plantations to central shipping points. lira RACK Fill LEILEHUu MOTHER TAX Li PROPOSAL' (Continued from, i'age One.) wall Is hereby amended 'by striking the words: "of 1 per 'cent," Said Section 1225 is further amend ed by striking oub'the words "three hundred dollars" and'lnsortlng'ln- the plnco and stead thl'rcof the following A'ords: " live nunurea uonars. Section 3. This Act shall take effect from the date of Its publication , Dear Sir: Enclosed p'.easo find a draft of an act amending sections 1212 and I 1225 of the Revised Laws of tho Ter- Itory of Hawaii, relating to tho rate per cent for property taxation. f V .. ,.,.,. Mrofnl nn,l ...nl i aon. lui ..u cuiut-oi. conslderatlon of the said proposed Act and urge the following reasons for Its adoption:- (al It would shift the burden of taxation from tho shoulders of thoso arrangements was appointed, conslst who can least nfford to pay to tho of W. H. Babbitt, Mrs. W. W. Hall, shoulders of thoso who can best carry J- w- Francis and Daniel Logan, it. President Roosevelt says in his1 ThIs committee met and proceeded int mrsnpn to nnncress: "Ar fur na possible we should lighten tho burden committee with Governor Frear hon of taxation on the small man." and A- L- C- Atkinson actlvo I (b) It would be an encouragement to the middle classes to acquire and own their own homes. "We should put thrift l,nr.l .vnrlr on,l business energy."-Prcsldent Roosevelt In his message. (c) Progressive taxation Is the fair est and most just taxation in both theory and practice. President Roose-, elt adopts the principles o progressive ' taxation when he says m to Congress: "There should be a pro- cresslve inheritance tax on large for - - tUneS.' Respectfully, A. V. GEAR. SERVICE BY MEN FOR MEN ABOUT MEN The Mid-week service at Central Union church this evening will bo in charge of tho Men's League. The subject to be discussed Is the Brother hood Movement National and Local. The following topics have been assign ed to different members of the League: Men's Organizations in tho Different Denominations," "The Laymen's Mis sionary Movement," "The Congrega tional Brotherhood," and "Our Men s League." what other ' Items ot interest on clubs aro doing will help to nil oiit the hour. A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend, but the meet- ing will be of special interest to men. THE NEW ASSISTANT , Mr. OILoughlin, whom Mr. Knox has made air Assistant Secretary -of State, is an old friend of A. L. C. Aiklnson, who entertained him when he passed through .Honolulu some time ago as secretary, to tho Toklo Exposition Commissioner. Mr. Atkinson happen ed to bo at the White House when President Roosevelt was first informed of the Japanese naval victory in the Yellow Sea, Mr. O'Loughlin being the man to bring the news. As corres pondent of tho Chicago Tribune he had got one of the earliest tips of tho event through a diplomatic channel. Mr. O'Loughlin received a Russian de coration on one occasion. Ho is an exceedingly bright newspaperman. Three Japanese witnesses for the Grand Jury were brought up from Ewa this morning and, by mistake, turned over to Clerk Colliding of the Gov ernor's office. Colliding telephoned to Sheriff Jarrett and was instructed as to, the proper destination ot the men. Miss C. W. Gooila'e, daughter of tho mnnager of Wa.atua plantation, left by tho Alameda for college In the East. Kill It Is understood that the Supervisors will leavo it to Fire Chief Thurston as to tho manner in which the mon of the ilro-department of this city shall conduct themselves before Expert Bo nlno's movlng-plcturo machine. Thurston has plans to mako tho ex hibition completo and in this he will havo Bonlne's expert assistance in re gard to what goes to make a stirring plcturo, for the films will bo scattered tho world over and It Is likely that thousands who now have a small knowledgo of the Hawaiian Islands will sit up and tako particular notice when they observe on tho screon tho splondld bohavlor of Honolulu's mo dorn ilro department. Tho mm will embrace tho dash ot the onglnoB from tho headquarters, the swift run of tho horses, the mani pulation of hose on tho lly, tho rapidly moving buggy of tho chief, tho attend ant crowds full ot excitement, the smart connections with hydrants, the acted roscuo of people from supposedly burning bulldlngu, the Jump into tho llfo-net, tho work ot sccallng wans, tho salvage of household effects and TO PHOTO all that goes to make a completo fire scono Nfrom tho Jump of tho oagor horses from their stalls to the pick-up and finish of the fight against a lire. a meeting was held In tho Capitol last night to consider tho celebration ofl:theJ,,Llncoln contennlalu. C. II. Dlc- Key was elected chairman and ii. m. Ayres secretary. The chairman stat- ed that the meeting was called at tho instance of the G. A. R. nnd asked for suggestions. Supt. W. II. Babbitt promised tho cooperation of the schools, nnd Capt Rees that of the naval station force. Suggestions were made by Professor 'd Tit. M. Rcfltt. Cnnt TJnno T f flnvla I , ... . .... J N. Taggard, A. M. Merrill and otlv .1 -11. ' eis. An advisory committee to confer jwlth the chairman for the nppoint- ment ot a permanent commltteo on 10 SCIect a representative executive cnainnan. wnen nine nau neon select-j -"., u.u i.iu.i wna ,.7.7, r. l" "lliur l.Ul . .. . 1 1 uuuy, wuu power " ' ! )""- "r uuiiuiuij uiuuiiiiiui, .nr. iiKiu- son, active chairman; Major Dunning, and Mr. Dickey were accordingly ap-! nntntfvl I tu ".ulZ I lf schoo, r....i .. . .1 i"' vinj ouiiiB speedi auci several Khnrt flfTlll-PBCna nn T Innnln LU IRE FINDS WIFE BISBEE, (Arizona), January C. A three-years' chase after a fugltlvo wife and his eight-year old daughter ended for C. H. Brown, a Honolulu sugar nlanter and reputed multl-mlllionalrc, m. uiu jjuoscnkti uuijui. oi uie uii I'aso & Southwestern Railway In Douglas thirty-five miles south of this city, this morning. Brown arrived hero early this morn ing from El Paso, where he learned that his truant'wife was living In this city with Theodore Becker, a book keeper in the general offices of tho Copper Queen Mining Company. The Honolulan enlisted the aid of Deputy United States Marshal John W. Foster, who learned that Mrs. Brown who had been living In sumptuous apartments here with Becker as his wife, had engaged a berth on a train to Douglas and the two men caught Mrs. Brown, who Is a woman ot striking personality and beauty, step ped off the train almost into tho arms of her enraged husband. Tho woman maintained her composure with raro coolness, extending her hand and say ing: "Well, hello. Pa." Brown, who was almost overcome at the sight of his wife nnd child, re strained his emotions and Foster con ducted the couple to a hotel where Brown begged the womnn to return for tho sake of the child. Mrs. Brown agreed to surrender the child to tho father If Brown would agrco not to prosecute her or Bcclser. Brown persisted in his entreaties, however, and the couple loft on tho night train for San Francisco, where Brown Intends taking the first boat back to Honolulu Tho woman told Deputy Foster that It was her Intention to give Brown tho "slin'1 as soon as sho was free ot Arizona jurisdiction. Brown's chase, which began three years ago, extended clear around tho world. Ho got track of his young wife and the child in various places on the, 27,000-mlIo journey, but Bho always escaped him. ANOTHER SHORT A thirty-minute session ot the Su pervisors with tho Mnyor was held, last ovenlng, and adjournment was taken until tomorrow evening, today being missed. Tho supplementary ap propriation bill, with an ostlmato of $2,550 for six months to bo paid to police court Interpreters and a special ofllcor for tho County Attorney's or flce, was read for tho third tlmo and passed. This tlmo tho Mnyor hlm- ; self, contrary to previous custom, put tho motion. Ho has a veto coming, however. If ho wants to uso It A communication from R. K. Bon ino, moving plcturo export, asking tar permission to tako moving pictures Of the Honolulu Firo Department in ac tion, was referred to Ahln, Logan and Aylett. This commltteo will arrange OR LINCOLN CENTE L HONOLU III Lift BOARD MEET n date for tho exhibition. F. S. Lyman had a roquent that the Board, widen, in parts, tho now road In tho Paumalu tract. Tho communi cation Is now in the hands of City and County Engineer Gere. T AT E Next Saturday -evening the Camcra phono will entertain nt tho Opera House. This will be the Ilrst appear ance of tho moving picture machines that sings, talks and acts. Think of pictures appearing on tho screen giv ing actions with tho voice produced at re. " " " ' 1 ",' l" 'B . . , .,',, ",:," , ., " ..... ...uuu u, ... vnllflnvllf E,into dramatic acts. v operatic numbers, etc. I Seats arc on sale at Bergstrom Mu sic Co. Popular prices 15c, 25c, 35c and 50c. S. LELEIU " uuau, uic-u iiuuiii .j , ".I . ;r ..-:. , , . . . o'ciock yesterday .....in. Yiiuuiiii aim uau bcen nll'ng for a long time, death was unexpected. Deceased leaves several r.b.il,lrnn Rim tt.no .11 .- ..t Thn t", " , ; 'T' .h n, n '7, .1 T" " " , 1 ' artcrnoon DIED. CASSIDY In Honolulu, January 19, 1909, Elaine Enid Cassidy, aged three years and eleven months. Tho funeral will bo private. WEBB At Maternity Home, January IS, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall H. Webb. Body was cre mated. New Advertisements ELECTION OF-OFFICERS. The Portuguese Mutual Benefit So ciety ot Hawaii, at its regu'ar annual meeting elected as its officers for the current year the following gentlemen: Abel S. Nascimento President J. D. Marques Vice-President J. P. Rodrigues First Secretary M. J. Coito Second Secretary I Tlnnr,1 nf nlrnnlnrc- A IT T) Tflrtlrt Chairman; J. S. Marques, Jr., Secre tary; Vincent Fernandes, Jr., Trcas jirer; J. B. Ponto and J. E. Santos. Board of Auditors: Abel A. Carrciro, Chairman; M. D. Abreu, Secretary; M. V. Fernandes, John S. Nascimento and M. M, Ferreira. J. P. RODRIGUES, Secretary. Honolulu, January 19, 1909. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. At the regular annual meeting of Hawaiian Chinese Club held at Its headquarters on Vineyard Street, Ho- nolulu, on January 1st, 1909, tho fol lowing officers were elected to servo tho ensuing year, viz: President Luke Chan Vice President Chang Sin Chinese Secretary Y. Akau Assistant Chinese Secretary. Young Ho English Secretary Tom Ayoy Asst. English Secretary K. H. Lan Treasurer Choy Dan Assistant Treasurer Chin Hong Accountant Choy Hin Po Assistant Accountant Ching Chock Auditor Vhat Glng Assistant Auditor Wong Pek Kum TOM AYOY, English Secretary. notice to Patrons C. Q. Yeo Hop & Co. will bo closed on Chlneso New Year's Day, Jan. 21st, an(1 reqUests their patrons to send In ... . . ,.,.,., lllUil UIU11D lUWJ' Mil (tVUUVSUII) U3 there will bo no delivery after 4 p. m. Wednesday. Havo You Joined Our NOW IS THE TIM I? lou will save by doing so Come and sco us about It J. 1 1 liia & Co. JEWELERS 115 Hotel St. Fine Job Printing, trwr Office. GliEfl NOVELTY OPERA ROUS SUDDEN DEATH """ (jjtonolulu, Hwo Nuuanu Valley i... $25.00 Quarry Street 22.50 Klnnu Street 25.00 Nuuanu Street 50.00 School Street 40.00 Knlmnkl 25.00 Lunalila Street 25.00 Nuuanu Valylcy One and one quarter acres $2,500 Manoa Valley Building Lots $1,000 and upwards. Also lots at Piiunul and Knlmukl Beach property at ICalawal. i Corner of Fort and Merchant Sts. THE WIRELESS 'fi a quick, easy means of reach- ing steamers four days from $ RATES ARE LOW. Classified Advertising POSITION WANTED. Japanese desires employment of "any- kind understands plain cooking. Ap ply Barber Shop, corner Nuuanu and Hotel streets, No. 1102. LOST A gold watch fob, with seal and ini tials J. K. T. Reward for return to this ofnce.1 WASTED 10111UY Old books, magazines, Hawaiian stamps and curios. Books exchanged. Weedon Curio Bazaar 27 Hotel street. FOR RENT. First class furnished rooms central ly located. Hot and cold baths, Ar llngton Hotel. 215 JloteSt; PIANO-TUNING AND REPAIR James Sneddon, tuner and rep, '.. Ing of pianos and organs. No. 162. Hotel street, orders left at Hawaiian News Co., Young building. Good pianos to rent or sell at cheapest rates. BY AUTHORITY ORDINANCE NO. 2. Au ordinance to fix the compensation of Officers and Employees of certain City nnd County Officers of the City, and County ot Honolulu. . BE IT ORDAINED by tho People of the City nnd County ot Honolulu. Section 1. That the compensation and salaries of the deputies aud em ployees of the several City nnd Coun ty Officers herein named, shall be and nro liorcuy uxea ut tno loiiowmg. monthly rates: CITY AND COUNTY ATTORNEY. First Deputy $185.00 Secoiidl Deputy.. 175.00 Stenographer and Typewriter.. 100.00 Clork 100.00 CITY AND COUNTY CLERK. Chief Clerk $120.00 Clork 80.00 Stenographer and Typewriter.. 100.00 Typewriter 40.00 CITY AND COUNTY AUDITOR. Clerk $125.00 CITY AND COUNTY TREASURER. Clork $125.00 Section 2. This Ordinance shall tako effect from and after tho date of Its approval. Introduced by DANlKJi LOGAN. Date ot Introduction, Janunry 18, 1909. Tho forogolnft Ordiunnco wi, at a meeting ot tho Board ot Supervisors ot tho City and County of Honolulu held on Monday, January IS, 1!W9, ordered pns to print on the following vote of tho said Board of Supervisors: Ayos: Ahla, Aylett, Kane, Logan, Qulnn. Total 5. Noos: McClollan. Total 1. Absent nnd not voting: Cox. Total 1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. By D. KALAUOKALANI, 'JR., Clork, City nnd County ot Honolulu. 5ts Jan. 19, 20, 21, 22, 33. Fine Job Printing, Star Office. FOB BIT FOR SALE! ' Mm 4