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,, vw-w: ,!wpffrr !BW5r7(P 17 t - 7i A J :pv s , o . t The People Get All the News of the Day. v A-- k i sjwMiw , .A . ; ' ivu Evening Bulletin Advertiser. I, V Their 'C Money's Worth. I . I -JM Ftjom the Progressive Bulletin, f m Voi-. IX. No. 10 JO J HONOLULU, TEKEUIOKY OP HAWAII, THURSDAY. SKl'TBMBER 27 WOO Pitici: 3 Oen-js. T!lilHH!HP'l11 ' r" TS NX .. SOUS? TWP. & , T . - -' v ' A3 '. ' s VfJ r '. : v V - ) i ID BJUR ifEpill Libels, in Admiralty' for Capl'Piltz's Effects and the.Cargd. MAN'S LIFE PENDING IN SIIPRFMF. COUBT - s- . ' H. M. Mist Gets Judgment' for Land Against Kawelo An Appeal in Guardianship of Mrs. Tewkshury. Judge Humphreys gave judgment for plaintiff, for recovery of tho land, In the ejectment suit of H. M. Mist vs. S. M. V. Kawelo and W. It. Castle, tnu- tcc. The land In question Is at Wul- klkl. This. was a second trial ordered by the Supreme Court. Antone Cunha, by his attorneys, Kin ney, Ballon & McClanahan, has given notlco of appeal to the Supremo Couit from the decree of Judge Humphrojs dismissing his petition for guardian' ship of his sister, Mrs. Itlta C. Tewk-j bury, ns an Insane person. Death Sentence Pending. Tho Supreme Court was engaged this morning In hearing the habeas corpus caso of Piijlhnrti Oremus, the Jnpancse sentenced to death by Judge Little. C. C. Dlttlng appeared for tho prisoner, and Deputy Attorney General J. V. Catchcart for tho Territory. Mr. Bit ting attacked tho legality of tho sen tence In Its fixing a tlmo for the exeui tlon, which he held should havo been left to the Executive. He also called 'n question the legal stntus of the grand Jury that Indicted the prisoner. Briefs aro to bo died after argument, so that a decision may be somo das In com ing. The Federal Court Judge Estce this morning natural ized John J. McGuIre and Alfred E Cooley. John Plltz late master of the bark William Carson, has brought a libel In admiralty In the United States Dlstilct Court against the steamship Clauillne and tho Wilder Steamship Co , claim ing $2174 30 damages for loss of per sonal effects when his vessel was sunk In collision with tho Claudlnc. J. S. Low has brought a libel In ad miralty ngilnst the steamship Claudlnc and the Wilder SteamshlpCo., claiming damages of ?0050 for loss of tho cargo of coal of the William Carson. Ho al leges there, was due at tho time of the collision of the Claudlno with tho bark fCOOO for freight to Hind, Itolph & Co, tho freight was InBiired by tho Flro men's Fund Insurance Co, the dim already nimed nsslgned Its claim for freight to that Insurance company, af ter tho loss'of the vessel, for $0000 and that afterward tho company assigned Its Interest In tho freight and II claims for tho loss thereon to the libe lant. Paul Neumann Is proctor for libe lants In both cases. Tho libel for the loss of tho vessel was decided against tho Claudlnc and Wllders In tho Circuit Court, and Is now pending a decision on their appeal In tho Supremo Court. MERCHANT REPUBLICANS At a meeting of tho Republican exe cutive committee this morning, it was decided to, have a Merchants' Republi can Club oiganlzed. Tho matter was placed In the bands of Jos. P. Cooko and Jos. A. Oilman. With their names were mentioned those of C. A. Graham and other ncthc and enthusiastic Re publicans. Arrangements nre already In progress for cairylhg out tho pro ject. Victims of xn Ovctvlpo Melon. Santa Rosa, Sept. 17, Mr, and Mrs. Thomas Hudson, who resldo a fow- miles nboe Mark West Springs, were poisoned jesteulaj by eating an ov.t ripo znuskmolon. Soon after partak ing of the fruit the most distressing sjmptoms weio manifested, Physl clans were hurriedly summoned und Mr, Hudson was soon pronounced out of danger. Ills wlfo Is still lying In a precarious condttlon, , THH WATERMAN IDBaL FOUN TAIN PEN. All sizes, all shapes. H T. WICIIUAN. Great sale of boots and shoes at 5 cents on the dollar at L. B. Kerr k Co.'s shoe bouse, corner of Fort auj Hotel streets. Full line of nbovo goods are shown la In ikami Hat Manufacturing Depart A0THERPOINT HI A)I Americans Here June J14, Are Entitled to Privilege. , CONTENTION RAISED BY " JjRQEAJHIS M0RNINQ Decision Will Effect Votes of Over 400 Americans Claim Made Under United States Sta'utes. Any American citizen who was lu Hawaii on or beforo Juno 14, 1000 has the right to otc at the election In No vembcr. This Is the contention mado this morning by A. V. Gear beforo tho Registration Board and upon Its final decision by the Supreme Court will de pend the otea of about four hundred Americans who have como to tho country within tho ear and wcro hero when tho Territorial act went Into ef fect. A test case will be mado of Trank II Loucks' application for registration this morning. Mr. Loucks nrrhed in Honolulu Oct. 25, 1899 and has llvr.1 hero slnco that time. Mr. Gear main tains that ho should bo allowed to register and all other Americans who have been here since Juno 14 Irrespec tive of tho one jcar residence clauss. Mr. Gear's contention Is based on 4 United States statute relating to Terri tories. This provides that at tho first regular election In nny Territory that may bo organized nil citizens residing In tho Territory nt tho tlmo of organi zation and thoso who havo declared their Intention to becomo citizens uf said Territory, shall hao tho right to vote. Our Territorial act states that th'j statutes of tho United States affecting Territories shall bo In force In tho Ter ritory of Hawaii excepting two sec tions specified, thereby showing that all sections of tho Revised Statutes on Territories had been carefully goMC over and only these two exceptions made in their application to Hawaii, Our own Territorial act provides that all applicants for registration shall swear they havo lived in tho Territory one ear preceding their registration. As Hawaii has only been a Territory since Juno 14 last this oath Is Impos sible for tho first election. Mr. Gear holds that tho Territorial act onlv gov erns subsequent elections, and not the first in this regard. Tho legal lights will begin on this matter at once. T. J, Testa and H. M. Ayrcs both ap peared In tho Pollco Court this fore noon on tho charge of affray and pro fanity, Chas. Crelghton appeared for Testa and Ayres for himself. Juugo Wilcox Jokingly remarked that It might bo well to place a policeman be tween tho two defendants but Mr. Cnlghton said this was unnecessary and then proceeded to sit down be tween them himself. Attorney Cretghton moved that hU client be discharged on account of tho ovldenco of the prosecution which showed beyond a doubt that Testa lml not been a party to an affray but that, when struck, ho did his best to keep from being struck again and grabbed his assailant. All tho witnesses who saw the fight had testified that Ayrcs had been the aggressor. Deputy Sheriff Chilling worth was of tho opinion that thero had been a. cass of affray. The men had clinched and, as testified, it took thrco men to separ ate them. Testa should havo attempt ed to run away when attacked. T'lls was the opinion of tho lato Chief Jus tice Judd. Attorney Crclghton suggest ed that Testa was facing a "wall an J could hardly go through that. Ayrcs said ho had somo witnesses and said ho wanted to present his sldo of tho case. Judgo Wilcox stated that Attorney Cretghton had mado a motion for (Aschargo and this would havo to bo acted on. Thereupon, ho dlschargod Testa, snying that, if nnj thing, thoio had been a caso of assault and battery on tho part of Ayrcs. As only ono men could not commit nn affray by himself, bo would also havo to dlschargo Aip At this point, Deputy Sheriff Chill- Ingworth asked that a nolle prosequi bo granted In tho case of profanity against both men. Judgo Wilcox grant ed this, at tho samo tlmo remarking that neither ono of the cases should over havo been brought Into court It may be that Testa will get out a summons for Ares on tho charge cf assault and battery. .Illti HIIW Bankers and Sugar Men Discuss the Causes and Results, WHY BANKS CURTAUEI M SUQAR STOCK LOANS The Slow Returns Not Harmful Mc- Kinley's Election the Touchstone Death of Labor Hampers Enterprise. An Interesting conversation arose ut a tablo In the Beaver restaurant. It was started by W. A. Kinney, who sug gested to a Bulletin man a question for Investigation. It was as to what proportion of returns had been receiv ed from tho present season's crop o! Hawaiian sugar. Mr. Kinney said ho had mado some Inquiry six weeks ago on the subject, and tho bent Information ho could gain then was that not moro than one-third of the proceeds of the crop had been re turned. At the present time ho doubt ed If tho returns exceeded fifty per cent of the value of the sugar market ed. Ha regarded tho question as Im portant In connection with the hope of relief for the existing financial strin gency from the proceeds of Hawaii's principal staple, product. ni, m Cec" Brown, president Bank Men Qf th(j Krgt NutIolm, t,urns Bank, agreed with iho Are Slow cstlmato of not mo-o than fifty per cent. There wcro sever al reasons, In which nil priscnt con curred, for the tardiness of money re turns for our sugar. For one thing n lnige proportion of tho crop has been shipped around Capo Horn, the returns from which require four months tu materialize. Another considerable nronoitlon coos east from the ConBt bv rail, and this requires at least twd months for Its returns Quick return arc obtained only from tho balance marketed In San Francisco. E. I. Spalding, manager of Sprockets bank, doubted It tho crop returns, even If completed at once, would bring thorough relief to tho financial situa tion. Thero were henvy charges against tho crop on the Mainland for machinery,, etc., for tho plantations. Dividends might bo qiflckcncd, or oven Increased, but tho recipients might. In tho main, bo conservatively iinwllllug to reinvest the money, particularly In new enterprises whoso retardation or actual suspension Is one of tho mo it deplored results of tho prevailing strin gency. 8liut Down i ....... Tim banks had shut down on plantation . " , Block loins somo hufinr Stock montn8 ng0i Mr, Sut. ding said, not on account of want of confidence In such securities, but sim ply from n conclusion that there ought to bo a limit upon a single lino of In vestments, Thus, while a certain plvi tation he named had r. gllt-cdgo chi: acter to Its stock, loans would not bo forthcoming thereon beyond tho limit. At tho samo tlmo this samo plantation could obtain money on Its bonds, these being In a different lino of Investment. It wns generally agreed around tho board that tho prlmo cause of depres sion lay In tho fact that a great many people bought assessable shares In nuw enterprises simply with tho object of selling them on tho fondly but, ns 't has proved, vainly expectcil rlso to their neighbors. Capitalists, who wcro ready to tako and carry through suffi cient stock to dovclop these enterprise.!, stood aslda to glvo peoplo who stake I their whole resources on tho specula tion a chance to get rich. Tho rlso nut having materialized, tho stocks In ques tion received a black cjo that repelled capitalists from Identifying themsclvs therewith. Plantation , J' "' Atherton. who r., . , , was seen at his olllct, Htlll Paid cstlmato of the nctunl returns from this season's crop, it was probably not moro than SO per cent. However, ho did not regard tho slack ness of returns ns a material olement In the tightness of monej. Hwa was paying dividends right along, as wero other plantations. Tho great difficulty, locally, was the sea. city of labor. It had been Intended to closo Hiva mll down until March, for tho purpose, of making Improve ments to Increase Its capaclt), but tho lack of labor proventcd that course. It was necessary to go right on tnklu,; off next season's crop without Inter mission after grinding this season's crop, In Mr. Atherton's opinion tho groit cnuso of tho stringency was tho elec tion campaign. Theio was an ubun danco of money on tho Mainland but It was being held tightly until tho politi cal Issues wcto settled Mi. Atherton looked for no Improvement In the financial situation until McKlnloy was elected M ... The United Stnfs More Coin amornmcnt wn3 , ; ""' he piesont eompotlng Imported wltll Hawaiian ex change, causing an outflow of gold which would necessitate the Importa tion of coin to replenish the circuit tlun. Besides competing with sngil exchango In cheap postal mono) orders, tho United States authorities wero shipping tho revenues collected here In coin. An effort was being mads, which he hoped might succeed, to In duce tho Government to take exchange Instead of gold. M.,,.1. r ' A- Scliaefer said Much Goes ,. , . , Toward New ghlpmcnt8 wouId not iMBcn.ncry he dc nll, ,hc end 0 September, that being the close of the financial year of tho plantations What ever arrearages there might bo In ic- tual returns ought not to seriously af fect tho local situation. They could draw against their shipments. A con sllerablo amount would go to pay for new machinery. Tho lack of labor was tho great trouble. It prevented planta tions from running tho mills at night. Delay In getting tho crop ground lt. volvcd deterioration In the cane. Only the high prlco of sugar of laic prevail ing saved many of the plantations from embarrassing results. There was no clear solution of tho labor question as ct In sight. Various objections wore held against negroes from the Southern States or Porto Rico, and even If there wero nothing against them It would be difficult to get tho agricultural clais of negroes away from Its present em ployment. It was really unfortunate that concessions wcro not obtained with annexation, which, recognizing Hawaii's peculiar conditions, would admit of Chinese being admitted to tho Islands for agricultural service. PAIL EGRY'S RECITAL Mr. Paul Kgry, tho talented young Hungarian violinist, assisted by Mr and Mrs. Mott-Smlth, Mrs. Annls Mon taguo Turner and Miss Castle practi cally opened tho regular scuson of amusements nt tho Opera House last night. Tho lower floor was well fllldl with fashionably dressed ladles and Mn. PAUL KGRV. gentlemen and tho balcony had a goo 1 ly number nil anxiously waiting to en Joj tho masterpieces of the great com posers Interpreted by Honolulu's mon talented musicians. Mr. Kgr was at his best and plavcd tho difficult numbors chosen for tho oc casion In a masterly and Intelligent manner, showing that hours of prepa ration hail been spent on each number. Mr. Hgry's first selection, Mendel ssohn's concerto, gave, tho violinist nn opportunity of showing his nmllenco his understanding of this wonderful composer. Tho second displayed his dcllcnto touch and tho third, Wiennl awskj's Fantasia afforded opportunity to nllow his fancies to run wild and carry his listeners with him. Mr. II. M. Mott-Smlth proved him self ft master of the vlollncello In tho romnnco b) MacDowpll. Tho del lea to manner In which Mr. Mott-Smlth hand led the numerous nnd difficult portu mento's would bo n delight to nny mu sician. The caprlcclo wns played In ex cellent stjle, clear and decided throughout. Mrs. Turner again delighted her friends and admirers with a most lr tlstlc rendition of Merradanto'H "II Sogno." Kvory bar Impressed tho fact upon you that nn artist with expert enco and understanding was conveying to joit the emotion and feelings of talented composer. Mrs. Mott-Smlth and Miss Castle, tho accompanists, proved beyond a doubt their ability as pianists. Everv Inspiration of tho soloists wns followol so sympathetically that not tho leant fault could ho found. Honolulu should bo proud of her mil slclans and look forward to a repeti tion of last evening's enjoyment. REGISTRATION ROLLS ARK -NOW OPEN IN HONOLULU IT IS THE DUTY OF EVERY REPUBLICAN TO REGISTER AT ONCE Plenty of Oil. Thero havo Just boon put Into the keroseno warchoiiso, 12 000 cases of oil fiom tho Challenger Tho Helen Brew er from New York, duo In about a month's time, lias 18 000 cases aboard It Is reported l) 3. McKeaguo that It will bo n long time beforo Honolulu will again want for cither oil or gnso-lluo. i BLOCK The Bishop Estate Will Begin Excavating Monday. OAlll! COLLEGE TRUSTEES AND PUNAIIOU ADDITION Trustees Have Their Own Engineering Staff and Street Making Plant Main Avenue Being Built. William Mutch having returned In tho Australia tho erection of tho mag nificent Alexander Young block will bo pushed forward without tho slightest delay. Tho ground Is nearly cleared of buildings nnd trees Hxcnvatlng for tho foundations will begin on Monday next. This will be done by tho Bishop Instate In return for the material, which Is to bo used by tho Ksato In filling up the ground, heretofore occupied ns a banana patch, Kwa of Nuuanii street be) ond Kaumnkapll! church site. Somo public curiosity has been ex pressed over tho question of whether tho trustees of Oahu College had sold the Piinahnu pnsturo tract for devel opment or were taking hold of that work themselves It Is learned that tho trustees aro carrlng out tho scheme of making a resldencei addition In tint place on their own nccount. They Invc their own superintending engineer ami corps of survejors, as well as their own street-making plant Including a stone crusher. Already much progress has been mado In laving nut the plot. Work has begun In constructing tho main avom.o of 100 feet width. A magical transfor mation of tho rugged old grazing ground will ver soon be accomplished INDEPENDENT MASS MBUTING A big mass meeting of tho Indepen dents Is called to tako place In Kcwilo at 8 o'clock Frldav night, Septom'icr 2S. The meeting plnco will bo the square where tho blcvclc track one stood. Kv pry body Is Invited to nttend. Ih It n New Fuel? 1 lie lato papers and magazines have not published nny now fads In the wearing of men's hair, but evidently thero Is an attempt In Honolulu to create something stnrtllng. A voting man with waving hair appeared nt Ihc opera last house last night with a loci: of hair hanging down over his left cvc. It was thought at first that this was by accident but as tho evening woro away and tho lock continued to reposo over tho voung man's eye. It was taken for granted thnt It was by design. Opera glasses wero levelled at tho voting man and peoplo turned to stare at him but ho seemed not In tho least ruffled and looked back unabashed at tho ono eyo that remained uncovered Judge Puts Hoot Down. When John Dew art and Am KwjI wcro called up beforo Judgo Wilcox this forenoon on tho charge of gam bling, Judgo Wilcox continued tho cue until Inter, saving that ha would not try the caso until all the others con cerned wero brought Into court. This thing of bringing In tho Chinaman In tho caso nnd going on faith about catching tho other men, would not do Sonic of tho natives concerned ho could catch himself without half trying. It was not long beforo pollco officeis were sent out In every direction and the others concerned wcro soon round ed up. May Be Inanne. Ah Sung was arrested yesterday on tho chargo of being a disorderly per son, Ho was caught In the act of ex posing his person on a public street. No satisfaction could bo got out of him In tho Pollco Court this morning and ho was returned to tho dock. During tho progress of the Testa-Ayres trial he persisted In yawning and making disturbing noises so that Judge Wilcox ordered him below. Dr. Emerson made an examination but could not nrrlvo at a conclusion. Ho appeared beforo Judge Wilcox and asked that ho bo given moro tlmo for a further examination, New Athletic Club, C Mitchell Is making nn attempt to get up n new athletic club with boitlug ns tho prtnrlpal feature Ho Is now talking up tho matter with tho bojs on tho waterfront nnd expects soon tl bo In a position to say thnt tho club has been formed MeBsra Win, Slmor son nnd Kulul Anna are others Inter ested In tho matter. MY FORESTER liAUGIIS ENTERTAINS ANGELS And Receives a Gift and Letter of Thanks from the Professor of Botany in University of Minnesota. About two months ago Miss Jose phine Tlldcn and Miss Crosb), students of the University of Minnesota, visited thes Islands and mado an exhaustive a study of the Hawaiian flora as their tlmo permitted. The) were given every facility for this purpose which was within the power of Chief Forester Haughs to give. Yesterday Mr. Haughs received from Prof. MacMUIan, Professor of Botany In the University of Minnesota, a book entitled, "Minnesota Plant Life." It contains descriptions of overythlng from the smallest fungus to the largest tree In the State of Minnesota. Accom panying tho gift was the following let ter: "Tho University of Mlnmnta, Minne apolis, September 15, 1900. "Mr. David Haughs, Government Nurseiy, Honolulu, Oiliu. Dear Sir Miss Josephine E. Tllden has Inform ed me of our very great courtesy and assistance to her upon her collecting trip In tho Hawaiian Islands. I deslto to thank you ver.v much In the natr.o of tho Department of Botan) of this Univcrslt) and to assure you of our slncero appreciation of jour Indlspen snblo nsslstnnce nnd frlcndlv Interest In her work "Very truly jours, "CONWAY MACM1LLAN." TO DISCUSS FIRE CLAIMS There aro Just now being distributed among the Japanese of tho city ,a largo number of circulars Issued 1 Japan ese Consul Mlkl Salto and given to tho more prominent of his couutrj men hero to scatter about. This circular urges the Jnpqnese, ono nnd nil, to bo present ut tho building cf the Jnpincso primary school on Nuu nnti street, Just behind Dr. T. Mltamu ra's home, at S o'clock Saturday even ing to discuss the matter of damages resulting from the various fires order ed by tho Doird of Health during tho recent plague epidemic. This matter has been so long dclnvcd that tho Consul has deemed It wjo tc tako somo action which would tend toward the payment of the damages nt an early date. Just what course Is to bo followed out, will bo decided on at the meeting. . Well Itelinved SoMIcph. Tho soldiers of tho Thomas aro very well behaved men. During their pres ence In the city thero has been abso lute!) no disturbance on their part, A provost guard was sent out from tho ship last night but there was nothing for theso men to do. All was quiet. Tho police have nothing but praise for tho men. Their notions aro n relief if tcr the experiences with tho soldiers of tho transport Logan, In port not long ago. A complete now stock of gent shirts, collars and cuffs at L. B. Kerr's, Queen street THE Jas. A. Bannister Shoes- -e NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION -They art tha BEST SHOE ni.lt -Onct orn, alwiyt worn HI ,J ' .