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THE PROGRESSIVE AMERICAN PAPER
fiNiNG' Bulletin i
T-iE PEOPLE'S PAPER.
HONOLULU, TfelfelTORY OF HAW All, MpNDAY. MAY 20. 1901.
Vol. X. No. 1845.
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Reductions Still" Being
Made All Along the
IS REDUCED TO $72W
He Must Also Inspect Schools of
Oahu, Exclusive of Honolulu
The Striate Btartcd In again this (ore.
noon on the cutting down of salaries
ami will continue the work this after
noon. There Is still apparent that In
tention to cut a little here and there
In order to secure money to build roads
and bridges. The largest salary dealt
nlth at the morning session was that
of the Superintendent of Public In
struction. The amount, placed at $9000
Mas cut down to $7200.
When the Senate met this forenoon,
the clerk read a communication from
Acting Governor Cooper to the effect
that he had signed the bill to approprl
ate money for tho purpose of defraying
tho expuiscs of the extra session and
the unpaid bills of the regular session
of the Teirltory of Hawaii for tho year
l!)01 from the public treasury.
"he meesago from the Governor, sub
mitting appointments and set for Fri
day Inst, was brought up on the special
order of the day and, rn motion of Mr
Aclil, consideration was set for Thurs
The consideration of Items In the
Appropriation bill began with the regu
lar pay roll, electric lighting plant,
12,000. On motion of Mr. Baldwin,
this was referred to the Public Landi
The salary of poundmaster for1 Hono
lulu was reduced from $$40 to $800 and
the salary of the veterinary surgeon,
$1200, .was refened to the Committee on
Public Health. Tho pay of lighthouse
keepers, $? 159, was also referred to the
same comMlttce. The following Items
passed as in the bill: Pay of keepers
of wharves and buoys, I.ahalnn. $240;
pay of keepers of wharves and buoys,
Hllo. $1200. The following Items were
teferred to the Public Lands Commit
tee: Pay of gunpowder and kerosene
oil keeper. Hllo, $1010; pay of gunpow
der nnd kerosene oil keeper, Honolulu.
The salary of the Superintendent of
the Honolulu Water Works and clerk
of market, $3400, created much dlscus
blon. Messrs. Knlauokalanl, Kanuha
and Baldwin wera for reducing the sal
ary to $4fp0 but .Mr. Brown's excellent
work for the government stood him In
good stead nnd the Item finally passed
lis In the bill.
The salary of the clerk of this de
partment $3000, passed as In tho bill
but the Items of salaries of the first
assistant clerk, $2400, and assistant
clerk, $12u0, wero referred to the Pub
He Lands Committee.
The following Items were referred to
the Public Lands Committee: Pay of
reservoir keepers, $2040; pay of plum
ber nnd assistant, $2040; pay of the tap
Inspector, $2181; pay of shipping ten
ders, one sit $75 and one at $50, $3000;
pay roll, high lift pump, $1900; pay of
The Item of pay of market keeper,
$1440, was Btrickcn out nnd the pay of
assistant market keeper, $720, was
pmended to read: "Pay of market
The following Items passed as In the
bill: Salary of Superintendent of Wnl
luku and Kahulul water works, $1200;
Superintendent of Hllo water works,
$1800; of Laupahochoe wntcr works,
$40; Superintendent of Koloa water
woiks. $.10 and Superintendent of La
halna water works, $120.
The following Items were referred to
tho Committee on Ways and Means,
We wish to announce to the
public l ha, bt the terms of
a contract Jubt signed, the
ELECTRIC ROAD of the
RAPID TRANSIT CO.
Wll be Immediately extended
th-n..i;vl Odlrge HI 1, follow
int the line of our nuln .boul
evard. Con-tructlon w'll begin AT
ONCE, and the road will be
In operation within fojr
months, giving a so-
CASTLE & LANSDALE
Pay roll governMerli buildings, $6000;
salary' jot keeper mausoleum and
grounds, $780; salary of Janitor and
keeper Capitol and Judiciary grounds
and buildings, 12400. f '
The following HcmB4were referred to
a. snerlnl rnmmltteo, tomDosed of
Messrs. Crabb, Carter nnd J. Drown;
Regular pay roll, Honolulu fire depart
ment, $82,280; pay' of Eleward, watch
man and engineer, Hllo fire depart
ment, $1080; salary of four pilots,
$19,200; pay roll, pilot boats, $5000;
salaly of two assistant harbor masters.
There was a long discussion on the
salary of pilots' watchman, Diamond
Head, $1800; salary of pilots' watch
man, pilots' office, $1440.
Thero w-nsa long discussion on the
Item of salary of Superintendent of
Public Instruction. $9000. This was
finally pasied In the following shnpe:
Salary of Superintendent and Inspector
of SchooV Oahu, exclusive of Hono
lulu, $720V, '
At 12 m., the Senate took a recess tin.
til 2 o'clock.
IS THE STORY TOLD
BY WAILUKU CHINESE
Assertions That Will be Investigated
By Collector Chamberlain Say
Deputy Made Charge for
According to the statements of Wong
Yaw. Long Youry:, Jung Yuen and
Wong Chong of Walluku a fee Is being
demanded of Chinese on Maul before
they can bo registered.
This morning Wong Ynw of Walluku
was registered here and was given His
papers. He says the reason he did not
register In Wnlluktj wns because there
ho was given to understand that a ,e
of $25 was necessary.
Jung Yuen of tho firm of Sam Ylck
& Co. of Walluku who made applica
tion for registry wns informed by his
partner, Wong Chong, that a fee of
$25 was expected before tho necessary
papers would be forthcoming.
The statements of tho Chinese above,
mentioned have been made by them to
W. F. C. Hasson formerly Collector of
Internal Revenue here. Tho charges
will be pui In the form of affidavits and
regularly presented to Internal Hero
Acting Governor 1. n Cooper Is busy
preparing a message to the Legisla
ture upon tho matter of a Loan bill. He
expects to have It icady for transmis
sion by Wednesday.
For Groceries, Itlng up Blue 911.
' INSPECT RAILROAD.
A party of railroad men made a tour
of Inspection of the O. R . & L. Co.'s
road yesterday, traveling over the en
tire line between Honolulu and Kabuku
and looking over the road, stations and
bridges. A special train consisting of
an englho driven by Ilcrt Hughs and an
observation car, took tho party over
the line. Luncheon was served at the
Those In the party were as follows:
Fred Smith, R. R. Ilerg, J. P. Doyle,
C. I. Lewis. J. A. Hughs, C. A. Mus
grave, L. Petrle. H. N. Dennlson, W. II.
GUI and Dr. Alfred Wall.
Another case of smallpox broke out
among the Porto Rlcnns at Walmca,
Kauai, Thursday last.
The first-lot of laborers afflicted wltb
the dlseaso wero released from quaron
tine on Saturday. Not one of tho vie
tlms bears the usual sign of the dis
ease and It Is a strange thing that not
a s!nglcaono of all the Porto Rlcans
taken "itown W'lth the disease, has been
confined to their beds.
Judge Humphreys has made nn order
appointing Thus. Fitch and F. E.
Thompson, amlcl curiae, In the matter
of H. K. Cooper, E. P. Dole, L. A,
I Thurston and J. A. McCandless, cited
to appear to show cause tomorrow at
10 o'clock. In making the order, the
Court referred to the Importance of the
matter and tho desirability of having
tho fullest henrlng possible.
HORSES BAD LUCK.
Tho family driving horso belonging
to tho Chinese Consul, residing In
Beretanla street near Thomon Square,
caused a lot of trottblo yesterday by
falling Into n ccgspool. It took several
hours of hard work on the part of a
score of excited Chlncbo to extrlcato
the unfortunate animal
MARRIED 40; 8INGLU8 103.
Tho Married Men went home to their
wives for consolation nftcr their llttlo
tiff with tho llachelorg Saturday after
noon. When tho smoko cleared away
from the cricket field, the score stood:
Ilachelors, 103; Married Men, 40. An
dcrson for tho victors, ran up a score
of 42 runs.
IN Bill MEM
, a, nibs
Knows Things But Won't
Tell the Grand . .
CITED BY HUMPHREYS
TO SHOW CAUSE WHY
Attornery General Dole Reconsiders
HfRefusal to Allow Cathcart
to Aid the Grand
J. A. McCandlcss'has been cited to
appear before Judge Humphreys to
morrow morning at 10 o'clock and
show causo why he should not answer
questions propounded by the Grand
Jury and divulge Information which
ho professes to possess.
In Judge Humphreys' court this
morning, the Grand Jury came In with
a report Immediately after court con
vened. In reply to a query from the
Court, Foreman Carter stated that a
report was ready nnd read the follow
You will take notice that tho Grand
Jury for tho Island of Oahu. Territory
aforesaid, has before It on the seven
teenth day of May last, J. A. McCnnd
less, who being duly sworn, said:
"Have nothing but hearsay na to
charges of bribery and corruption of
members of tho Legislature."
The said J. A. McCandless was then
asked: "Have you any Information
cither by hearsay or otherwise of any
society, association or corporation,
which by assessment or otherwise,
raised or nttempted to raise a fund to
bo used for tho purpose of effecting or
defeating legislation? v
To this question, the said J, A. Mc
Candless replied: "In my position ns
Superintendent of Public Works, I held
confidential relations with other heads
of departments and heard matters that
I am not at liberty to divulge."
Delng asked again to answer the
question, the witness bald: "I refuse
to divulge to the Grand Jury the mat
ters so heard and decline to answer Its
question. All that I have heard Is
known to the Attorney General."
The witness wns then asked: "Do
you know the names of any Individuals
or of a corporation who bribed or nt
tempted to bribe members of the Legis
lature?" "I do kfiow the names by
hearsay nnd decline to glvo them,
They nro known to the Attorney Gen
eral and the Aetlng Governor.
J. O. Carter, foreman and tho entire
list of grand jurors signed tho report.
Tho Court then asked If any Indict
ments had been found. Foreman Car
ter replied that six case had been In
vestigated, In three of which truo bills
hnd been found. In the other three,
no bills wero found. Tho foreman snld
these would be filed tomorrow, Tho
Court Instructed tho Jury to flic Indict
ments as they aro found and not hold
It was also reported by tho foreman
that a letter had been received from
Attorney General Dole placing Deputy
Attorney General Cathcart at the ser
vlco of tho Jury In tho matter of In
vestigating tho bribery charges, Mr.
Carter added that the letter camo as a
reconsideration of n former communi
cation from tho Attorney General re
fusing tho Grand Jury's request for
When tho Jury retired tho Court .di
rected the clerk to Issue a citation re
quiring J. A. McCnndlees to appear at
10 o'clock tomorrow as above stated.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURTS
Owing to the Indisposition of Judge
Humphreys today and the Important
non-Jury matter pending nt 10 o'clock
tomorrow, the trial Jury has been ex
cused from service In the First Circuit
Court until Wednesday.
'After hearing the report of the
Grand Jury, motions und demurrers
were heard by Judge Humphreys.
Appeal bond of $200 has been filed
by Harry R. Hitchcock In tho suit
against tho Hawaiian Tramways Co.
In Judgo Edlngs Court tho trial of
the ejectment suit of Sing Chong & Co
vs. Lin Hop Wal C,o., was continued
this morning before a jury. Argument
f counsel will be heard this afternoon.
Ilond of J, 11. Coney as trustee, of
Mary S. Ashton and children, has been
filed In the amount of $1500. The
sureties nro Abraham Fernandez and 8,
A PLUCKY DRIVER.
On Saturday afternoon a lady guvo
an exhibition of. pluck und coolness
seldom witnessed. She was driving a
spirited team of horses attached to a
canopy top suiry along Dcretnnta
street near Thomas Square. Tho
horses beramo frightened at tho steam
roller and started to run, Ono of them
bolted and dashed the carriage tip
against a telophone pole, throwing tho
driver out. In falling, her head was
badly cut. She was assisted to her feet
by bystanders and Insisted In reenter
Ing the carriage and driving off. As the
runaways had been captured and
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brought back" to whero their driver was
sho got IntQAthe rig by herself and
drove off.. Although pretty badly cut
she handled tie team as If nothing bad
I tie team r
Change In Band Concerts.
Owing to the Illness of James P. Mor
ganwho Uvea near Emma Square, the
band conccrtiSattirday evening was
given at the Hawaiian hotel. For the
same reason, the Emma Square con
v-b hpuuiij All VII Ull 1IU1MIUJ 111111
will be nt the Hotel. The necessity of
this change. Is apparent from n certi
ficate of Dr. C. II. Cooper, Mr, Morgan's
Captnln HllbuH Rcnlim.
Captain John McAllister, long nn em
ploye of tho Wilder Steamship Co. and
Istcly In command cf the steamer
Holene haB been given command of the
tug Kleii. Captain Illlbus, for many
years In command of tho Elett has been
forced to resign his position on ac
count of continued 111 health
CREDITORS' TO RECEIVE
29 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR
H. Pain Agrees to Take All
the Personal Property for
' $12,000 -Fat Fees
. Agreed Upon.
The Honolulu creditors of the Matt
nale.t Sugar Company have agreed to
terms of settlement with Receiver T.
McCants'tewart out of court and the
receiver will present tho matter to
Judge Humphreys this afternoon for
approval. Ho will also ask for his final
discharge as receiver. Uy the terms of
settlement all creditors will receive 20
cents on the dollar except Gear &
Lansing, who must bear the expenses
of the receivership out of their pro
Receiver Stewart, according to the
agreement. Is to be paid $2000 and bis
attorney, Frederick W. Hankey, $1000.
W. II. Pain Is to buy all tho personal
property of the company for $12,000.
The heaviest creditors are Gear,
1-anslng & Co., represented by Geo. A.
Daws, claim $13,000; The Japan Immi
gration Company, represented by Lor
rln Andrews, $6800; The Toklo Immi
gration Company, represented by Kln
ney, Uallou & McClannhan, $1000; W.
,11. Pain and the Hayscldens nro repre
sented by Holmes & Stanley; tho Mau-
nalcl Company is represented by W.
O, Smith und A. Lewis.
C. W. Mncfarlane. manager of the
Washington Light Company, has re
cently Installed a Transcendent light
plant In the Elite Ico cream parlors,
the whole system of electric lights for
merly used having been taken out
With this new system tho Ico cream
parlors secure three times ns much
ilght as before nt less than half the
expense. Rest of nil the Transcendent
lamp can always be depended upon, Its
value and reliability having been thor
oughly tested by many business houses
and on tho plantations.
Mr. Mscfarlane Intends to leave soon
for New York whero ho will post him
self on the workings of a new light
Just put on the market by tho company
for which ho is the agent. During Mr.
Mncfarlane's nbsence Mr. Mlcth will
hnvo full charge of tho locnl office. Mr.
Washington of this company has been
awarded the Scott medal of merit by
tho Franklin Institute of Philadelphia
on the strength of this new lamp. This
p the highest award that can bo given
The Elks on Saturday night eonven
rd In business meeting. Several prop
osltlons lending to the procuring of a
permanent home for the lodge were dis
cussed nnd a rommltteo selected to re
port on tho propositions.
fly-laws wero adopted and tho meet
ing night changed from Saturday to
Monday, During the meeting, Ilrothcr
Henri ncrgcr was presented with n
beautiful emblem of tho order In ap
preciation of his efforts to mako the
departure of tho Grand Exalted Ruler
and his party n success.
Tho Sonato mot at 2 o'clock today
and there being only a bare quorum
present, It was decided to adjourn un
til tho usual time tomorrow.
A meeting of tho Republican Terri
torial committee wns called for 1
o'clock this afternoon at tho head'
Tho afternoon session of tho House
wns spent principally In talking. The
Deputy Attorney General's salary was
cut from $0000 to $1800. On n motion
made by Prcndergost tho House, ad
Journed for three days, to enable nil
tho committees to assist In getting the
salary bill ready.
(if il n
Attorney General, Sup
erintendent of Public,
THREE DEPARTMENT HEADS
ARE CUT TO $6000
Makekau Grills his Colleaees for
Their Inconsistency Blamc3 Them
for the Present Lack of Money
The Mileage Question.
Which way will the wind turn- next?
Sunday completely changed the face
of things In the House, nnd Instead of
raising the salaries far above the range
of ordinary political economy, the Rep
resentatives drew their razors and set
to slashing nlth n will,
Dickey started the downward slide
by moving that tho salaries of the At
torney Central, Superintendent of Pub
lic Works, nnd Treasurer be cut to
$"200.. His motion failed to carry for
the figure was not quite low enough
for 'the solons. Kanllio, to expedite
matters moved that tho cut bo mndn to
$0000, which carried with considerable
Tho Deputy Attorney General wus
tbo next officer considered.
Kanlho, who had been upholding tho
Governor's estimates lait week, now
moved to cut tho salary down to $1800.
Makalnal wanted to reduce all tho
salaries 33 1-3 per cent.
Makekau now proceeded In grill his
colleagues In n manner that made them
"Last week," he said, "the gentleman
from Kohnla wns In favor of passing
the Governor's estimates as they stood,
Today he Is cutting salaries In an
alarming manner, nil of which does not
tpcnk well for bis consistency.
"Tho honorable gentlemnn from tho
fifth district, who Is nlwuys wanting to
cut salaries 40 or 50 per cent. Is equally
Inconsistent. He U always crying
about lack of money, nnd the rest of
the Home Rulers are crying too. Whose
fault Is It? I suppose It must be the
Governor s, or tho fault of the mission
aries. It Is no one's fault except the
Homo Rulers, for wo would have plenty
of money had wo passed tho Ixian bill
when wo had It In our hands. Hut In
stead of patslng tho bill, when they
rould, these same people who nro cry
ing over lack of money now, left tho
hall so that we could not pass the bill.
These nro tho people who nre kicking
now, nnd who nre solely and wholly to
Tho House adjourned before nny ac
tion could bo taken on the Deputy At
Considerable discussion was elicited
over the question a to whether mile
ago should bn paid to tho Representa
tives, Makalnal stated that in his mind
lllhlo nnd Monsarint bad been tho only
ones who had gono home after the
Mnkckntt stated that he was a repre
sentative from Hllo, first, InBt and al
ways, and ho demanded that mlleago
to nnd from Hllo bo paid liltn.
Emmeloth stated that It was- n mat
ter of privilege with tho Representa
tives, but .Makekau talil that tho Or
ganic Act forced them to accept It.
After some" discussion tbo Legisla
ture decided to draw their mileage.
Emmeluth stated that ho had not
prepared his report on tho Porto Itlcan
matter through lack of time.
Hoogs moved that, as tho committee
hnd done nothing nnd as tho Porto Ill
can fiasco was so replete, wltb grand
stand plays, tho committee be discharg
ed with" a vote of thanks. '
Mossman Introduced n petition sign
ed by thltty-threo of the local business
firms, praying that $10,000 bo set aside
for tho purpose of establishing a
Harbor Fire Service. Tho putltlon
suggested the Fearless as a suitable
CONGER WON'T RESIGN
Washington, May. 9. Edwin V. Con
ger, Minister to China, has determined
to force upon tho Administration the
alternative of retaining him ntt ita
representative at Peking or of recalling
him. Ho announced to officials today
that he proposed to return to his post,
leaving this country 'm July 1. It
tho Republicans In Iowa nominate him
In August for Governor he will return
tnd participate In tho campaign.
Conger enmo to Washington for a
doublo purpose. Ho desired to pay his
respects to the officials, nnd ho wished
to famlllarizo himself with events
which have occurred Ir China ntnrn his
departure. Ho was allowed to rend all
tho dispatches cabled by Special Com
mlssloner Rockhlll and Squires, charge
d'affaires, and messares from reprc
icntatlvea of this Government In Uu
rope, Conger told Acting Secretary" of
State 1IIU that China wns wholly un
ablo to pay $327,000,000. In Sun Fran
cisco, much to tho disappointment of
tho Administration, he estimated that
China could pay not Tioro thnn $300,
000,000, but, after sounding officials and
ascertaining that Secretary Hay be
lieves that $200,000,000 Is sumctcnt,
bis estimate Is likely to drop.
Conger expressed belief .that If the
Indemnity were too largo the Powors
ould have to guarantee loan, white
It It were reasonable China could not
Conger expects to be In Washington
tomorrow and will then return to
Iowa. Ho reiterated today that he Is
not n candidate for thi gubernatorial
nomination, while jwllllng.to accept It,
but he declined to discuss the'fiir Bait
Cloerdale. May lO.rormer Jud
John It. Roalt. the well known San
Francisco lawyer, died suddenly last
night at his beautiful country home on
Sulphur creek, near this place. He had
suffered severely during the last flv.i
years from diabetes, and that, with
other troubles, caused his death. 11
was 64 years of nge.
FIRE CLAIMANTS WILL BE
HEARD NEXT MONDAY
Macfarlane Estimates Number
a Clims at 10,000-Court of
Claims Will Have to
At a meeting of the Fire Claim:
Commission this morning it was de
cided to begin holding sessions for the
hearing of claims' next Monday morn
ing. 'I he CommlgslOQ will Bit In thu
Chamber of Commerce rooms.
The contract for printing registers
and account books was awarded to thu
llulletln It being the lowest blddir.
The chairman of the Commission, Mr.
Macfarlane, estimates that there will be
presented for consideration at least
10,000 claims. Should this number
conic In the commissioners will have
to grind out over ten claims per day In
order to get through within two years.
The Act creating the Commission fihcj
them six months to do the work.
The Commission will be a supreme
court as far as fire claims are concern
ed, There is no upiK-nl from Its find
ings. 'Each claim filed In accordance
with the Act waives all appeal.
In each case counsel appointed by the
Attorney General will bo present to
represent the government.
The Art creating the Commission ap
propriated $l,f,00,00u to pay the claims.
UNIQUE CARD PARTY.
A very pleasant card party was given
Saturday evening nt tbo home of Mr.
and Mrs. (). 11. Ilerry. The game was
whist and the guests were divided Into
two factions representing the Maripo
sa and tho Hongkong Marti. The gome
represented a race between these two
boats. The Marlpo3a won by several
thousand miles. The captain of the
Mariposa was J. A. M. Johnson; purser,
F. J. Wallace; stewardess. Ilesslc Moss-
man. The, office! a of the Hongkong
Slam wero Captain, Al. Wallace; pur
ser, F. S. Correll; stewardess, Mrs. J.
M. Johnson. Tho scheme, of tho hostess
was highly entertaining and her guests
all went home in tho happiest of moods,
Thero will be a practlco of the Oahu
Polo Club at tho Moanalua grounds
next Wednesday afternoon. Irnctice la
held every Saturday afternoon, but the
bo)s have decided to also hold a mid
week practice. The form at play Is
steadily Improving, and should the
Maul and Oahu bojs over meet again
the Windy Island people will run up
against n crackajack organization.
Wc Stand Bight Behind
Onr Shoes : : : : : :' :
Right Behind Us.
LOOK TO YOUR FEET
thit FIT MIGHT anJ look fine
when new. SHOES thit LOOK
riNIi, fit right and wen well
when old. They'are Twent
ieth Century shoes, ana con
s-quently the shoe of the day.
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