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!JHUH"Vi f u , .I. M. J..,-fctJ ? )--' - . ; rf. . I . "v tk i 0 & . From San Francisco: Siberia Aug. 17 For San Francisco: Manchuria Aug. 10 From Vancouver! Aornngl Aug. 22 For Vancouver: Mnnuka Aug. 19 VOL. X. NO. 4073 PINEAPPLE GRAND JURY ON Pineapple People ' Big Gainers In Report Of Tax Appeal Court IMin Tni-rlim-v tt llnwnll Inst nv cry plmnpplo tut uppcil case on the Island of Oahu, Tho decision In me appeals of tho Wuhlawn l'lneapplo Co, Honolulu Packing Co, Pearl City Packing Co, and tho Hawaiian Pine- uppla Co, was handed down this morning by tho Tax Appeal Court, which Is mado up of James V. Mor gan, chairman: Walter 1 Dilling ham, and J. V. Hi own. In tendering thu decision tho court takes occasion to slam tho last I.eglslatmo right rojally by inferences. Tho decision of the Tax Appeal I ptoductu) Bhall be exempt from tax Ilomd meuus a matter of many thou-jntlon thereon; the only exception to sands of dollais. as all the plneipplo this Is the protlso, 'That such ex laud is now exempt from luxation, cmptlon shall not apply to any land Tho Toirltoiy held that only forty In excess of foit ncres so used by acres were exempt. any one person, Mrm, or corporation "Tho appellants in those cases In the cultivntlo.i and production ot claim that umloi tho existing laws of pineapples.' Whatotcr the Leglsla a tho Territory, all propel ty lucd In turo mount, this Is what It said and tho production of pineapples Is ex- the only question that appeals njec&s onipt from taxation except as to land jsary for further consideration is whe In excess of forty acres, the Tax As- "titer tho exemption applies, as claipi-t-essor holding that the amended act ed bj Tax Assessor, only to the raw as passed April l'.th, 1907. was In- product, and not to cinnei(es nnd tended to?exempt"from taxntlon only ( machinery used for Inter, disposition forty acres of land und such other of the "raw product." property as Is actually and solely The court thus disposes of the up used arid necessary to properly cultl- peals, and the Territory is the loser, .te such forty acres; that such ex-'while tho ptno men are considerably emption does ,not Include canneries, richer by tho decision. laukea Will Insist On Isoi Prosecution INVESTIGATION BEHIND CLOSED DOORS The inqulsltotlal committee ot tho Hoard of Supervisor to which the Investigation of the conduct of Sher iff laukea in connection with the fa mous Isot transactions has been turned over, will go Into action to morrow morning, when Jt will hold Its first active meeting at the office of County Attorney John Cathcnrt. The meeting will start at 8:30 o'clock, and It seems likely that It will bo quite a long one. MwmwAwimi9imtm DO YOU need a suitt We can show you the finest in the city the latest styles, single and double breasted, iron. Alfred Benjamin & Co., Custom Tailors They are custom made in the latest styles, ot good, hon est cloth, for a good, honest price. Come and see them, Sir! f I The look IV LIMITED Corner of FORT and HOTEL, Evening! 3?30 EDITION fiml itntillpu nnlv ta itrnnnrtv used In tho production of the'iuw product. tiio viow or 1110 tux Assessor, now .uter, this court ennnpt take. "The wording of the law la clear and tho couit cannot go hack ot tho law Itself to find intentions not ex pressed theieln." "Section 1223 of tho Revised Laws as amended . . . protldes that for Hvo jeaia from Dec. 31st, 1907, All piopert), teal and personal, solely and actually In use In tho production of pineapples (and othoi specified County Attorney Cathcart has had In hand the preparations for the meeting, which huvo.ln the main con sisted In gathering the documentary evidence In the mntter, such as the statements made by tho Sheriff, Isoi, and Detective Townsend, whose offi cial career, by the way, will end to morrow. Isoi and the Sheriff will be the main witnesses, it being the Inten- (Continued on Page 5) rytwiM A WWjKkilm ; mmKm ' lit MiES ' AMI ! sTIH NtM jJKa HI X .- , 1 Carrrrt 'pontes tor.'ltn , made: itwewYomC . 8, PAGES-HOWOLULUr-ERRI MEN bad Mm . CAUSE TROUBLE Petition Against Allow ance Of Reyes' Final Accounts In tho matter of the guardianship of David Callllinn, a minor, to flnul accounts of Ititjmoritl Iteycs us gunr- j'"n' '" 1110 ln ' "v'ro "HI- clsm, and now CuJIIhan, through his nttorncjs, I.lghtfoot & Quurles, has filed a petition In the Circuit Court that tho final accounts of Reyes be not apptoved or allowed. Exceptions are taken to the ac counts on a large number ot grounds, among them bolng the fact that tho final accounts ure seven In number Instead of one, ns they should right tuny uo. ic is aiso uiiegeu inai uiu accounts are not (nil and 'complete, and, in nil, 175 in rentals In differ ent periods not accounted tor. Ex ception Is taken to tho statement balance" after each account for the lenson that it is false, say the attor ney of Culllhan. -It Is also charged that the estate has been woefully mismanaged, and has been handled without regard to Its best Interests. SUGAR SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6. SUGAR: 96 decree Centrifugals, 4.1S5 cents, or $88.50 per ton. Pre vious quotation, 425 cents, BEETS: 88 analysis, 10s. 2 l-4d. Parity, 4.15 cents. Previous quota tion, IPs. 3d. JAPANESE LANDS SGH00LJONTRACT Hawaiian Ballasting Co. Builds Sacred Heart Academy The contract for the construction ot the buildings for tho Academy of the Sacrod Heart at Kulmukl, for which bids wero opened yosterday, wus to day awarded to the lowest of tho three bidders, tho Hawaiian Ballasting Co., a Japanese concern of which K. Mat sumoto is the manager. Tills concern's bid was for 155,750, but some modifications have been made In tho plans In order to make (hem coma within the approbation, which will Bhavo down the contract price a fow thousand dollars. It Is ex pected, however, that tho features which have been cut' out at present will bo added to the buildings later on, probably before tho construction has been completed. m t A small blaze called tho fire de partment to tho corner of Alapal and lleretanla streets this afternoon. Tho ft re was controlled shortly after tho signals wero sounded. Honest Executors are no scarcer than honest men, but. Dont Take Chances We charge no more than the regu lar fee allowed by the courts for Executors. i MJ0k Hawaiian Trust Company, Ltd. 913 FORT ST- Honolulu Bulletin Advertising Patrons TORY OF 4 WAT, FRIDAY. AUGUST 7. 1908-8 PAGES WIN iJAUKEA-ISOl MATTER laukea Is Before the Grand Jury Sheriff-laukea and Ills various pill Itlas were heard this morning before the Territorial Grand Jury, and, from the aspect of 'things at the present time, there should be a warm report emanate from that august Inquisito rial body when the) have llnlshed their searching' Investigation. Dep uty Attorney Oeneral I.nrnnch Is handling tho Grand Jur, and has been busy the lost few dujs collect- Ing evidence ami examining wit- .nessej, laukea was called before the Grand Jury this morning, as was also Town- send, tho officer on whom the Sheriff teems to wish to'shtft blame. It Is probable that laukea will not be call ed before the jury again, but this Is hardly true of Townsend, who will probably be recalled '"isoi, tho nole-gWr, has been sub poenaed as a witness, und was wait ing In the hallway' his morning. He was, however, not called betore the Grand'Jury. but wilt he called prob ably some time lh!i afternoon. 'James Hakuole, the rcjwrter 'who' secured" a statement from Isoi. was hIso sub poenaed' as a witness, but was not called, this morning. Editor Sheba of the Japanese newspapers here had Ms hearing before the body. It Is probable that Sheba's 'connection IU the case came through hi 'publica tion of a certain statement whlcH came from Isoi. ' ' ALL ACCEPTANCES OF BIDS ARE NOW MADE Matter Of Food Fleet 'Is Closed Today For G. J. Waller, manager of tho Metro politan Meat Company, called ut tlu Naval Station this morning and had a conference with Paymaster 1. It. Horenbcrgcr on the bids for supplies for the Fleet. The matter of bread supplies was settled todaj. Tho following firms which Wero awarded the contracts, give the do- tall ot their bids as shown below: Metropolitan Ment Co. Iioef, 16,200 lbs. at 9c: mutton. 19.700 'lbs. at llttc: voKl, 43,000 lbs. at He; .pork, 50,000 lbs. at 17vic; bologna sausago, S3,' to lbs tit 12Vc; C. sausages, 10,700 iTis. at 14c; pork loins, 15,000 lbs. at 16s; ham. 14,000 lbs. at 17c; hamburger btcuk, 9900 lbs ut 10c; fish, 19,800 lbs,. (0ontaud m Kg 4) W. M. Olffard has been reaniiolnted La member of the Park Commission by Governor Froar. This was unnounced this morning. Pay A-Little-At-A-Time FURNITURE J. Hopp & Co., 185 S. XING. STREET. Parcel or Letter Our boys are as reliable as Uncle Sam's postmen. Always on Call. TERRITORIAL MESSENGER SERVICE PHONE 361 Bulletin & are never clafted among the unawakes TAX mm m m . . WILL TOUR MAUI Democratic Ratification Meeting Probably Thursday The Central Commlttcu of the Dem ocratic party will hold u meeting this evening nt which It will decide on tho date fdr the ratification meeting at which the nomination of llryan will bo ratified as well as tho actions of tho local Democratic delegates to tho IX li ter convention. It Is probable that the meeting will bo set for noxt Thursday, this date be ing chosen on account of the fact that Link McCundless and Ed. Ingham arc punning in iase a trip to aioiokui ana Maul, startlns nyxt Krldav. The Democrats hate been apprised nt ttlii.fnnl tlin, ll.mnl,,. O..... lnlnMnl u. iiiuini tttu, .it-unit,, fiAiti nui.uiu has already started on a tiiur around i MAul tot the pin pose of Htlrrlng up Interest In the ItepublicHii runks, and tho trip of I.luk and Inghnni uppcuis to ba something of u counter mote. Bccretnty Inhn Kmmeluth of tho Central Commltto- stated this morn ing that the main purpose of the trav elers would be to organize- homo pre cinct clubs in localities where tho Democratic part had heretofore lacked organization. On Molokul thou were three Democratic precinct clubs, hut an additional one was needed, while In Maul there were flto more precinct clubs needed, while there were three clubs which were at pres ent only Indifferent!) organized, lug ham and McCandles would orgauliu new.preclilct clubs whii"sMh were needed, and they would also con duct a campalgu of education, explain ing the now rules of tho party, In order that everything might tun along smoothly when tho time came for tho primary elections. , FATHER AND SON Fllmer Jr. In Charge Of Hongkong Maru When tho Hongkong Maru urrttes In port next, week, she will have as her skipper W. C. T. S. Fllmer, son of Capt. W. E. Fllmer, who Is In com mand or the America Mum, now in port, Tho Hongkong ' Maru comes Irbm Yokohama, and the America Maru Is going out to tho Orient this kfternoun, so that father and son will pass at sea. , Catitaln Kilmer. Jr.. is only. 3& years of .ago, and the nows of his appoint ment comes as a, pleasant surprise fo shipping people both horc and In San Francisco lie has had his present lank as captain for two yearn past. Hr'Tor Rent" cards Bulletin office. en salt at S.S. Hilonian, Aug. 11th i r , ALLIGATOR PEARS, PINEAPPLES, bananas: , Island Fruit Co., 72 .8. XING. PHONE 15. Ice Cream FINEST IN .THE CITY AT Hollister Drug Co., Ltd. 'COMMAND MARUS .THE LATEST Alligator Pear Ioe Cream IT'S FINE! TRY IT ATTHE A. Y. CAFE FLEET NEAR PORT AUCKLAND, N. Z , Aug. 7. in port. The American Atlantic Battleship Fleet is 360 milc3 from nort .and is encounte"g gtoy wtather;.. SHAHPAWM TEHERAN, Persia, Aug. 7. Tlie Shah has borrowed $250,000. from the Russian bank, giving the crown jewels as security. m i i a FIGHT S WINNIPFO Munitnho Amr . WiflHirtU, BaiUtODa, Aug, ,pnB "Bht against the strikers. "" RIZA PA CONSTANTINOPLE. Turkey. Aus. of War. and others have been arrest a plot to assassinate the Sultan. ARMY SHuOi BEGUN CHICAGO, 111.', Aug. 7. The shooting 'contest for marksmanship ors in the Army has begun at Fort Sheridch'. ' ' ZEPPELIN'S NEW AIRSHIPS FRIEDRICKSHAFEN, Germany, different models from which he will one lost. . DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM INTJOSTON BOSTON, Mass, Aug. 7. A thunderstorm passed otcr the city to day, doing much damage. CHOLERA IN RUSSIA BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 7. Russia, " CONSUL SAITO J1EPARTING Almost all the principal Japanese, houses suspended business this aftcr roon In honor of Consul and Mndam Salto, who Icatc by the America Maru. The Japancso Consulate is 'being crowded by the prominent Japanese, extending their farewell uloha to their Consul and his wife. The flow ers' nnd lois are plentiful, and a largo number ot the Japanese community Is In waiting for the Consul. Announcement from a semiofficial I source at Itomo Is thnt the murrtage oi miss itaincnno KiKlns and tho Duke of tho Abruzzl will bo in be to- When This Stamp .-.PARIS tIFKIMA 'ienWls ;fo'8WSSvu'YlrirIFAN' fa, sSlmKSftimi 1 ISS4'8M MJghiJMjUK' jmj CHICAGO! is on a pair of shoes you know they are right in every way, in wear, correctness of style, perfect fit. We are .sole agents for these shoes and have some nice styles to select from. Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd. 1051 Fort Street- Telephone 282 Slow stocks in merchandising usu ally begin to move as soon as a little Special Publicity is dcotid to them. Knotty timber requires sharp wedges and hard hittinir. The Bulletin is easily Honolulu's Best marketplace. PRICE 5 CENTS The supply ship CuIroa has arrived )' T reparations are under way for a 7. Rina ?a3ha, former Minister presumably for complicity with :d. Aug- 7. Count Zeppelin has construct airships to replace A two the . i m Cholera is epidemic in Southeastern FLOAT DITCH BONDS Tho I hi malum ditch bonds hate ctorj promise of being tloatcd suci eessfully b) a I-ondon sjndlcato uc tordlng to the Information received In this morning's mall by Harry Low Is and his associates. "Ot eourso there Is many n slip and wo do not want to be too sure." said Mi. Ix-wls this nftVfnoon, "but the Indications arc tory fatornblc." SUGAR SAN FRANCISCO. Calif Aul. 7. i SUGAR: Beets, 88 analysis. 10s. Par ity, 4.11 cents. Previous quotation, 10s. 2 l-2d. The Weekly Edition of the Evening Bulletin gives a complete summary of the news of the day. CONTEST SJEWELS Ron wsire m a M 'i 1 1 i i rr .1 i jmmnnlinndwiH liMi0tm$Hi Mx) MJT i )limmM(i"ri 1 I tts.