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ii1 ' 0, 4r k a 4 , Pi TELEPHONE 365 STAR Business Office VOL. XVI. HENEY CHARGE IN CALHOUN CA (Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, January 21. that the defense In the Calhoun case prosecution. A GREAT STORM ON THE COAST SAN FRANCISCO, January 21. bridges and houses have been washed of farms are flooded and the loss will A cloudburst occurred at Angels, Gales prevail along the coast and ashore. NAPLES, Cal., January 21. The of rain at Santa Barbara in one day. UHIO ENTER FOR LIGHTHOUSE WASHINGTON, D. C, January 21 Hawaiian Delegate Kuhio has in troduced a bill for $75,000 for a light house at Kumukahi. SACRAMENTO, January 21. The anti-racetrack gambling bill has pass ed the Assembly. 0C0O0KOOQeO00O0000Ott SERIOUS I PROBLEM! I THE GOVERNOR REALIZES THAT GREAT DEMANDS WILL BE MADE ON REVENUE. In his morning talk with tho Capital reporters today, Governor Frear mus ed earnestly on the financial problem facing the Legislature. He even used the word serious to describe it. The governor recalled the deficit ot several years ago, to remedy which Governor Carter called a special ses sion. By cutting down expenses a small surplus was realized.- "At last session, however," the gov-i ,ernor continued, "appropriations were made in excess of the revenue and now we are getting close to bed rock. With tho growth of the Territory ex penses are increasing and if the ap propriations cannot be kept within tho revenue some means of raising additional revenue should be devised.6 The governor spoke of the Increasing needs of the schools, both for accom modation and teachers, the salaries of teachers now employed not being any too high. "Some money will be needed," the 4 Have You Made Your Will?! '4 4 4 4 4 '4 4 '4 :4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 '4 i Every man should make a will. It is a duty to his family, and one that ho can not afford to neglect. Wo prepare wills that statel clearly Just what you mean, and we make no charge for doing it. Why not consult us about your will? ! l Trust Co., Ltd., m Fort street S KAPMn anils KONOHI col norris leases Cable to The Star.) Prosecutor Heney has made a charge has attempted to bribe employes of the The storm continues unabated. Many away and. levees broken. A number be very heavy. resulting in the loss of one life. the schooner Ensign has been driven I oil barge Redondo reports eight inches II o 0 sett U. S. S. BUFFALO, Honolulu, T. H., Jan. 21, 1909. Sir The members of the fast ball team on board this vessel, averaging 100 lbs., are anxious 0 0 0 0 to secure a game with any foot- 0 ball team in Honolulu of about 0 the same weight. 0 Will you kindly inform any 0 football team that desires a 0 game to communicate with me 0 as soon, as possible, as we leave 0 this port about the middle of 0 next week. 0 Yours very respectively, 0 R: C. PLASTER. 0 Captain, Fottball Team. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 000000O000 0 0 83- Supervisor Andrew E. Cox has been ill for about two weeks. At last ac counts he was Improving and expect ed to be able soon to resume his at tendance at meetings of the Board of Supervisors. governor continued, "for the develop ment of our lands and the protection , of our forests, in keeping with the na tional policy of conservation and use of natural resources. There ought also . to be more money for the. purposes ot public health and sanitation.' SHOES For Men ALL THE NEW SHAPES MAINLAND PRICE3. LB. Kerr & Co., Ltd i ALAICEA BTREET. SKILL CHALLENGE Walk-Over The Stai Is An HONOLULU, IIS II fell , v SE apt Thum hp REIGNS THE KAHUKU RANCH Uiii uimi mm ill flllbi 1 film blv 1 TAKEN UNDER RIGHT OF PURCHASE LEASE DY PORTUGUESE SOME OF WHOM WERE BORN AND REARED ON THE PLACE ABOUT ONE HUNDRED ACRE3 OF CAN E LAND THE SETTLERS ARE PRACTICAL FARMERS. Land Commissioner Pratt today re ceived the duly executed right of pur chase leases of eleven homestead lots at Kapoho, Hawaii. They are part ot the Pepeekeo plantation lands on which the lease expired some time ago. Each settler takes about ten acres. There were two sttlement associa tions whose members were after these lands. It was decided by the Land Commissioner that those whose appli cations were first received should have them, for different reasons. First, the fortunate ones filed their applications in the land o ce, whole those of the rival association were mailed in a reg HIGH SHERIFF MAY EIZE CITY PROPERTY JUDGMENT FOR DAMAGES AGAINST COUNTY MUST BE PAID BY CITY AND COUNTY OR LEVY WILL BE MADE ON SOMETHING OF VA LUE BELONGING TO MUNICIP ALITY SIX MONTHS OLD CASE OF DAMAGES. Territorial High Sheriff William Henry this morning officially called on City and County Treasurer R. II. Trent and demanded payment of $250 judg ment and execution Issued by the Cir- 1 cuit Court in favor of Mary Costa, the 1 money being damages awarded the lady 1 for injuries to her house, occasioned I by heavy blasts sending rocks through 1 the roof and walls, near the iKalihl I quarry last year. I Judge George A. Davis conducted the ' damage suit for Mary Costa and won I out, judgment having been given In i her favor over six months ago, on ! July 17, 190S, County Attorney Cath I cart and Deputy County Attorney MI1- verton having appeared on behalf of the County against which the suit had been brought, sinco the County was liable for maintaining the particular nuisance the Kalihl quarry proved to be at that time. - Although judgment was given over six months ago, through one delay and another the payment was never made, and yesterday Judge Davis, thinking it was high time Mary Costa got her money, asked .for execution and tht Circuit Court ordered execution to is sue, tho matter naturally finding its way to the hands of High Sheriff Henry who forthwith made demand on the City and County Treasurer, the City and County, by law, being the succes- sor to the County In such liabilities as. in everything else. Trent at once referred the demand for payment to City and County Attor- Hey Cathcart and tho probabilities atie that the matter will be settled at onco, from money on balance In tho City and GITYiAWD COUNTY FIGHT OJLTONIGHT Tonight's tho night of tho keen struggle between tho Supervisorial majority and Mayor Fern, when will be considered by tho Board of Super visors tho genral expenso appropria tion bill vetoed by His Honor. It Is thought that tho majority of Supervisors will over-ride tho Mayor's veto, passing tho bill, and that then Auditor Blcknoll will rofuse to Issue warrants, so that mandamus proceed ings will bo Instituted and tho fight so entered In tho courts. It Is also possible that tho appoln- Intelligent Progressive Newspaper HAWAII, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1909 ... 11 . -m. istered package. The notice of the ar rival of the package at the Honolulu postofflce was delayed a day, it is sup posed from having got into tho wrong box. But, anyway, according to the United Staates land office regulations, personal applications have precedence over written ones. Another and stronger reason Is that those .who have got the lnnd are prac tical farmers, while their late rivals are engaged in various occupations. Some of the homesteaders wero born and brought up on the lands they now enter upon for their homes. Both associations were composed of Portu guese. County Treasury, or by a special ap propriation by the Board of Supervis ors. In the latter event It Is not ex pected that there will be any fight be tween the Mayor and the Supervisors. If, in any way, the City and County hesitates in the payment of the claim for which execution has Issued, it will make no difference to the claimant, Mary Costa. She will get her money, for the execution issued' by tho Cir cuit Court orders the High Sheriff to levy on the property of the City and County and he is only holding off at this moment under the assurance or conviction that the money will be paid without levy. If, however, there Is any hitch, the levy will bo made and the High Sheriff has the right by law and order of the Circuit Court to seize nnd take and carry away and hypothe cate and turn to cash anything which is the property of the City and County, so that he realizes enough to satisfy the $250 claim and the costs of the action. Tho Sheriff has a lot of things to choose from. He may tako a fire en gine or a couple ot fire engines; ho may annex a fire horse, or a few lines of fire hose; he may grab the pollco patrol wagon or tlio pollco motorcycle or the City and County Sheriff's desk; he may even walk Into the office of tho Mayor and tako away tho beautiful new furniture Just purchased, or h may seize the tables and chairs used by the Board of Supervisors. In other words, he may take what ho can lay his hands on. so long ns It belongs to tho City and County, but it is hoped ho won't havo to. tees of Mayor Fern will mandamus the Board of Supervisors to compol the passing ot their salary warrants. There is today no sign of surrender on the part ot either the, Superivsors or tho Mayor, Contractor John Ouderklrk hns bo gun work on tho new Alakea street wharf shed. This will bo tho most elaborato structure ot tho kind yot erected In tho Islands. Besides the ground lloor It will havo a second floor which will bo reached by lateral gang ways. Here In futuro all tho Pa cific Mall, O. & O. and Japanese liners will dock. This in itself will b0 a convenience to European Honolulu, It being quite a trip around to tho present docking place at tho Hackfeld wharr. According to tho contract tho work Is to be finished by May1!. NSTAR CHINESE QUIT BUSINESS AND REJOICE AND ENTERTAIN THEIR FRIENDS. Firecrackers and every other variety of noise-producers were brought into use at midnight in honor of the Chi nese New Year. Whistles sounded shriekingly, cymbals and drums and a host of instruments gave forth vibra tions calculated to stir and entertain. Today the houses and business places of Chinese are surmounted by the ram pant dragon on a field of yellow, and Haij land huge lanterns adorn the streets, the Hags to catch the eye by day and the lanterns to-be given little souls of flame at night. Chinese business 1b at a stand-still and all is merrymaking, good cheer and entertainment an exchange of calls and a tasting of delicacies which are tho outward sign of the Inward grace which characterizes this merry season. Strings of hacks and carriages are parading the thoroughfares and in nearly every vehicle so used is a full load, the children in their best clothes and best spirits and the elders in as happy a state of mind as Is possible In this alleged vale of tears and taxes. The Chinese are receiving their friends . of other nations, too, as Is their usual hospitable custom and this morning the various club houses re ceived callers high and law, from Fed eral and foreign officials to tho mere curiosity seeker who at the Jsaine time, scents n bit of free feasting, a drink or a ciar. There is no reception at the con sulate, as previously announced, out of respect to the memory of the late Em peror and tho late Empress Dowager. But the recent demise of royalty does not interfere with the enjoyment of the Chinese populace for the holiday is such that It must be observed by the people la any event. Representative Manuel Furtado of the Island of Hawaii, hero with his family, has been Incognito in this city sinco tho first of the year. The word incognito is used advised ly for Furtado has been staying three weeks in Honolulu without Introducing himself and in this ho appears to have had a method. He says that he is here "Incog." Furtado has been studying condi tions, political legislative executive and governmental with a view to better Informing himself as to the needs ot the Territory and the machinery of law-making., He has many things to ask for tho Island of Hawaii and is also busy drafting bills which ho will present in the House next month. Edu cational reforms are among Ills' con siderations. K. YAMAMOTO. Wholesale Mercnant an Hotel street has received tho largest consignment of Japanese goods which he Is dispos ing of at very reasonable prices. Mr. K. Ynmamoto is always tho first man to Import tho first crop of goods from Japan, and we can promise tho best ot treatment from this popular merchant. Our watches aro moocrato in price. Correct In performance and lasting In quality. II. Culinan, Fort near Ho tel street. Best cup of coffee in the city at New England Bakery. GET A BOTTLE TODAY. Guard tho health ot your family by keeping at hand a bottlo ot Chamber lain's Cough Remedy. It has no equal for coughs, colds and croup. For salo by all dealers, Benson, Smith & Co., agents for Hawaii. IMPORTED CANDIES. The Alexander Young Cafo lias just received Silver Dragces, and French Iftinnn extension Gum Drops Try them. HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND ACRE RANCH IN THE ISLAND OF HAWAII PASSES INTO NEW HANDS NORRIS RETAINS RESI DENCE AND SAM KAUHANE TAKES A LEASE AND BUYS THE 5,000 HEAD OF CATTLE. The lease of the Kahuku Ranch from Col. Sam Norris to Sam Kauhane was filed this morning with Registrar Mcr rlam. It states the consideration as being 15,000 and it gives the lessee tne use of all the land lying mauka of the government road ifor five years in consideration of payment of the taxes due on the ranch. HILO, January 19. Attorney Carl S. Smith, who returned from Kau dis trict to HIlo on Sunday, brought with his news of a big transaction that will have far-reaching' effects. His visit to Kau was on other business; but while there he incidentally was able to put through a most important deal, af fecting tho control of the meat sup ply from West Hawaii; Colonel Sam Norris, owner of the Kahuku ranch, being well advanced in years and desirous of relieving him self of some of the arduous work of managing the property, was found willing to lease it. Sam Kauhane was ready to take It r r and to purchase tho live stock, and In a very short time tho deal was effected and made as binding as legal documents can make it. The agreement is that Kauhane leases the entire property for five years, with the exception df the resi dence, which Col. Norris reserves for himself. Tho whole of the cattle on the estate, estimated to number about nnoo, are purchased by Kauhane, who thus at once stroke of the pen becomes one of the largest ranchers In the Ter- PREPARING TO BUILD THE LINE FROM HILO UP THE HAMAKUA COAST. HILO, January 19. Mr. Kluegel, tho engineer charged with the work ot making a new survey for the' HIlo Railroad extension to Hamakua, is not letting the grass grow under his feet, and he Is now in position to push on the survey with all dispatch. An effi cient assistant for him arrived on Sun day from Singapore, via Honolulu, In the person ot Jimmy Sissons, an old time engineer on this island. Sissons had to do with the engineering of the Hilo Railroad, and he also took part, under Hauxhurst, In the first survey that was made of the extension to Hamakua. His knowledge and export enco of the country should exactly fit him for taking part in tho now survey now being made. POWDER Absolutely Pure Tho only baking powder ma do with Royal Grapo Cream of Tartar No Alum, No Lime Phosphate SECOND EDITION No; a 5244 ntory and obtains control of a most desirable estate. The Kahuku ranch extends to some 150,000 acres, and on account ot lt3 position Is the most valuable on that side of the island. Tho present pro longed drought has hardly affected Kahuku, while its terrlblo results have been severely felt all around. On some of the neighboring ranches, quite 50 per cent of the cattle have perished of thirst and starvation, while tho sur vivors are lean and comparatively worthless; whereas, Kahuku, the herds are In splendid condition and there hns been practically no mortality. Tho icason for this is that there is a rainy belt running through the estate, whilo the pasture in the forest lands is al ways fresh and succulent, even in the driest weather. The financial particulars of the transaction are not for publication; but it is evident that tho deal Is a very advantageous one for Kauhane, who, in the existing shortage of the meat supply, will be in a position to largely control the local market and will have a practical monopoly of tlte export trade from that region, as oth er ranches will not be able to export nny cattle this year. On this Journey, Mr. Smith saw thousands of wild goats, many of which he could easily have shot. These animals are killed by the ranchers for their skins, nnd are not used for hu man food; but, it the meat famine should become more acute, the flesh of the young goats might provide a very fair substitute for mutton. 00-&a, As soon as the survey is rnmniRfnrt the company will be in a position to start active operations in connection with tho construction of the line. The first big Job to be tackled Is the throw ing of a bridge over tlm w,,iii. stream from tho present terminus ot the line. By way of preliminary to "a, it is understood that very soon the large building makai of the rail toad station, formerly E. N. Holmes Co.'s, store, will be pulled down. Tho land on which It stands has been ac ulred by the Railroad Company, and Is required for sidings. There will be hundreds of tons of material arriving for the bridge and other works, and at present there is UO nccamninrintlnn . for more than tho regular traffic. The terminus of the railroad at the foot of Walanuenuo street soon be a scene of busy activity. CLOSE OF SALE. Tho big millinery clearance sa'.e nt Sachs' will close Saturday at 5 o'clock. Big bargains till then. If It's Comfort and Ease You're After AND IF YOU DO LOTS OF. WALKING ; Try a pair ot our ' Russia Tan Calf DOUBLE SOLE Blucher Bals You'll find them Just tho thing. No. 4C9. Prlco 91.50. Limited 1051 Fort Street. ' Telophone 2S2.