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8 PAGES. HONOLULU. TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1908. 8 FACES.
MICE 5 CENTS.
RAPID TRANSIT LOSES IN SUPREME
OXNARD AGAINST TARIFF
Minister Wu Confirms
Deatlflteports In China
Chinese Conmil Tnns Slinon Yl
(Tspiir llni) this morning received
ofllctnl notification from Minister Wu
nt Washington, confirming the dentil
of tlie Kmpcror of China. HIh linpo
rlnl Majesty passed away on the aft
ernoon of Saturday, tho 14th. Mln
Inter VQx also gave the local Chinese.
Consul official notlllcutloii of thu
death of the Hmprexs Powngcr, who
tiled on the lfilh yesterday.
The flag at thu Chlnoso Consulate
will remain at half-mast for fort
tlajs, licginnlng today. The Chinese
"I can't get Vm up. I can't get 'cm
mi. I ran't get 'em m In tlie niorii-
ing," played on an Infantry trumpet '
awakens the residents along WalUIUI 'n)cnt f()r mUBry pur,10Mi.
Head,, these days. 1 he old Afong Conca, UnU hayo bcen 1)Uche(, fof
resldcncG Is now a garrisoned post hc sl wh,0 cxcocnt utbll(l.
un.l the nah pf.steo rcltcct. tho eve- )n(fg nro nvaab,0 for ihow depnrt.
ulng light through tho atecroba. (g whcll requfo )ermanent
An onttre .onlpahy of the Corps of ,t g the ,,, of thc mUrJr
Knglncors. United States Army, is sta nulIlorUca lo Beml dclnchmontB from
tloned ln tho grovo and kahkl-c ad Uo cngncer com,mnj. nl)0Ut tha ,.
figures may bo seen wandering nm but ,t g Mt thou(?ht kcjr by
..round in the neighborhood nt All thoso who nro n a pmMon to know
hours of tho -lay. Tho troops wero t,mt ,ho en(.ftlnpmcnt on Walkkl
liriniRlit over hero on the transport pacll w )0 ,,ogertoil unU, porma.
Sheridan to survey the Island ami lent canlonmcntll httvo ,,ccn ,mt .or
prepare tho necessary data for tho ,ho nccommodatlon of tho EtlRnccr
fortification work which will bo un-
As Fort. Shnfter Is nlready garrl-
Mined, and as It was necessary to
le the engineers somewhere near
;lr base of operations, the old
iong pinrn wnj viiosbii. .'somewhero along WalklKI llcach
So quietly did (lie troops go i abo.it Qn tho M,e ((f tho nt .
their taslt of pitching ramp, thnt It tnn)pmcnt.
was not until tho blatant sbrlclc ot i .. ' ... ,., n,1mr.
tho bugle called them to their first
.mresiimeni u,. ...., ...... i-....
that Walklkl now has a garrison, ni
wen as i-on.-iii.uirr -.,.--
ing along Kalla road garo with sur-
prise at the kakhl-clad sentry walk-jbo
Ing post In front of tho ojd home-
(.trad, ro long deserted
Though tho Knglneer oirircrs have
not made their plans public, it Is un
derstood that tho present camp alto
will bo tho ono choBon as the pcrmu
nent base of operptlons for tho cngl
Conditions arc Ideal
"8njmto" OtJrtfiri 0A Quit
The Kash Co.
Consul thin morning untitled Secre
tary of the"Tcrrltory Motl-Snitth ver
bally of the receipt of advices from
Minister Wu of tho nbovo official
nows, nnd ha will send out formal
notifications to tho Kxcctitlvc hulld
Ing nnd to the Consuls for tho other
Although tho Associated Press linn
sent cables to tbe effect that both tho
Hmpcror nnd the Kmprcsa Downger
were dead, tho first real official news
roultrmlng this was this morning re
reived, as Is stated above.
for tho pitching nla camp; there !
nmplo shado In tho grove, tho ocean
J1" ln cl" Proximity, and tho location
Tk Inrallnn .if Ihi. Hnirlnnor ramn
.. . . . rsn , ..
rumor that one of tho large military
cnIllonmen(lli whell tll0 pcrmnnent
Rarr,ROn rcnchl.B herP w, l)0 Io(.alcd
mvc lonR wth envolw pyf u
,ho n,c,,(.n offl
partlculir r(.co,mnPn(ing It for Its
Bantary a(ivtages. Rumor has It
.... ., . ,.L
(ho flr8t of hB nw ,,,,, ((J
. nllrno(,s ht)le.
be erected for Army purposes heie.
GIANTS ARE VICTORIOUS
Tho Giants defeated tho Hullctlns
at Atkinson 1'nrk yesterday afternoon
to tho tnnn of B-l,
Wherever You Go
YOU'LL find that the styles
are governed by the NEW
Why not have your clothes
tailored for you by the Prince
of NEW YORK TAILORS,
-You'll never find suits bet
ter tailored or made of better
material, Call and try on a
OF BLANCHE JURAL
Herbert Bassett, Without
Ilcrold nassctt, husband of Ulnncbo
Arrnl and a blg-gamo hunter, lately
from Tibet, lies in his apartments at
tho Hotel liatton with a bullet holo
In his kneo as the result of an early
morning encounter with a highway
man, which occurred a block away
from tho 1'alrmont last Sunday. The
police havo not as yet been able lo
run down the thug.
Ilassctt, who is of athletic ph
slquc, wns returning to his apart
ments In tho small hours bt tho morn
Ing. When near tho corner of IhHi
nnd Mnson streets ho rnn Into tho
muzzle of a revolver. Thore was' a
sharp order to "stand and deliver"
on tho part of tho robber, a qu !''.
duck, ending In a sprawl on tho patt
of tho victim, and tho tlglit was on.
Ilassctt, in falling, landed on n
half brick with his right hand, and
with tho samo hand hurled tho mis
silo at the head of his adversary. Do
ing n big-game hunter, Ms -'aim was
good, and only the hard felt hat
saved the Bkull of .tho thug, who
turned nnd ran, blazing away with
his revolver and followed by his In
Mnro bricks and bullets followed.
and one of tho latter plowed Its way
through llassett's leg. Ho collapsed
and It was somo time boforo ho wns
able to painfully crnwl to the hotol,
a block away, and Biimmon mcdlcnl
Although tho bullet, which was of
small -caliber, luckily did not shattor
the bone. It made an ugly wound In
tho knee, and It will bo some wccUs
before UaBsctt will bo ablo to regain
the use of the limb.
"1 hnd about SO cents In my
clothes," said Ilassctt yesterday, "and
ho could have had that. Hut I'vo
been hold up before. I know thebo
fellows'. The last timo I only had a
hunch of keys, and the fellow knock
ed mo over the head with the butt ot
his revolver when ho found I hnd
nothing. 1 Intended to catch this
fcllBBnnd would havo If t hadn't
slipped. Up was slight and well
dressed not like the ordinary thug.
I would know him again.
"I don't mind the bullet much. I've
had about six of thorn In me at one
time or another, and this was only a
popgun. Hut I do want to be up, an
I havo n number ot concerts ip ar
range for Mmc. Arrnl a lot of work.
I don't iicllovo tho polico can run
theso follows down." S. V. Call, No
An ad for tho sslo of a Hlnd-mlll
pump, etc.. appears In this Issno.
Falls on 88th inst., aad Fruit tent
to Coast per S. S. Alameda, Not. 18th
will arrive just in time.
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KINO. PHONE 15.
Do Ton Buy
STOCKS ON THE MARKET TODAY
THE BRINGING ASlUGH.AS 15 T
We have an intimate knowledge of
Ik. aLU A ali-t4 . A A 1 ! v .
I mo iwvft uicl aim. no uicuiirciv ui
the Honolulu Stock and Bond Ex
'change, arc fully qualified to act as
There aro two cmM d"li:iia(d ns
tho Honol.itu ll.ipld 'i -aiulr Company
vs. Tax Assessor Unit, but tho locil
authorities linvo not bun iidvlw.1
whether both or only ono of them
havo been derided bv tho Supremo
Court of tho United Stntcs. Tho first
Involves $988 as Inri.iw tn. and thi
ol her Involves thc sum of fi;i5!M() as
property tnx. It Is iro'nabf,"hov over,
that both ca,sos Imo beo.i decided In
lavor of Ihd Territory.
WINS HJJLEANA CASE
Link McCnndlrs was tho wlnnnr
by n derision of tho Supremo Court
which came down this morning, in
his suit against the Honolulu Plan
tation Company, Thc casa Is de
scribed as follows.
"This Is an action of ejectment for
a small kulcana situated at Halawa.
Oahu, In which, after a trial before a
Judgo of tho Circuit Court ot tbo
First Circuit, Jurv being waived, tho
plaintiff obtain Judgment for tho
restitution of the land with costs.
Doth parties claim under S. Kamaka,
the defendants also claiming by ad
verso possession. Tho plaintiff's
deed from Kamaka is 'dated Septem
ber 17, 1901, and rocorded Septem
ber 24, 1901. This action was Insti
tuted February 7, 1902. At that
time thc defendants wero In posses
sion' of the land but under a tltlo 'not
now relied upon. On August fi,
1902, there was placed on record a
hitherto unrecorded deed of the prop
erty In question from S. M. Kamaki
to James I. Oowsett, dated January
13, 1883, and on August 27, 1902,
one of the defendants obtained a
leasq of tho property from The Dow
sett Co., Ltd., successors in tltlo of
James I. Dowsctt.'"
Tho exceptions tokon by tho de
fendant were overruled.
Tho transport Crooks was sighted off
Barber's Point at 3:15 this afternoon.
Young Mother: llaby Is teething.
Young Father: What's that? Young
Mother: Why, bo's , cutting teeth.
Young Father: And when do you ox
pect him to commenco hairing, my
To all pari
U of the city promptly and
made. Expert handlers of
Gold Tip Ideal Smoke
10 to Package 25 Ctnts.
MOGENSON'S SPECIALTY CO.,
Lot Oitos, Cal., Pacific Coast Aaents,
If not at dealers we will send by
mall to any address upon receipt of
Chairs,. Bookers, and Tables
j NEW I0T JUST RECEIVED,
J. Hopp fc Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDG.) ' '
KALAHAUA DAY IS
And . Toy Yacht
This Is the birthday of tho lata
King Knlaknua and In memory of tho
day miniature yacht races wero held,
as usual. At noon the last resting-
place ot the late King was decorated
with Ilium Iris nnd flowers. Tho day
will be closed with n dinner at tho
residence of I'rlnco Kuhlo at Walklkl
nt 6 o'clock this evening.
The yacht races started at 10:30
o'clock from tho Aloha boat house.
Five yachts were entorcd In tho race.
Their names wero the Governor, Cap
tain Uwata Nnpoleon; tho Ilaulanl
Captain I. II; tho Kula-hoomanao, Cap
tain Hzern Mahuka; the White Star.
Captain Knlclkau; and thc Myrtle,
Captain Friday. Tho yachts appear
ed well In new coats ot paint. Tho
sails wero neatly trimmed and th-iy
sailed away us soon as tho first shot
Tho Governor, which Is a beauti
ful-looking craft, Jed the race from
the start. The yachts returned short
ly after 12 o'clock and wero receiv
ed by tho committee at tho
house, the starting point.
Tho prizes offered to tho winners
wero sr follows: First prlre, f.12.50;
second, $7.50; -and third," $5. 'flam
Kaahu acted as timekeeper. Timet
who followed tho yachts In tho
launch were K. A. C. Long, David
KuplbcK Jesse Makalnal, and several
others. Sheriff laukea, who was ex
pected to be present, did not "nrrlvo
In tlmo to go out In the launch.
John F. Colburn, manager of the
Kapiolanl Kstate, will bo the host at
n "palna" to he given tonight at
MRS. KNUDSEN WILL
Mrs. A. F. Kuiidscn, who left Ho
nolulu by tho Matson liner t.urllno, Is
to go to Washington early In Decem
ber to represent Hawaii at the Wo
men's Harbor and Illvcrs Congress.
Mrs. Knudscn Is tho vico president of
this Important organization from Ha
waii. Tho Woman's Congress will bo
held at the samo time as tho National
Rivers and Harbors Convention which
Governor Frear goes cast to attend
Clifford Pinchot and Mr. Newell aro
leading Bplrlts, and Mrs. Knudeen will
travel across tho continent with tho
A new, crisp, delicious Sun
dae that you are sure to like.
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TRY OUR FINE
Combination Lunch and
Phone in advance for reserved tables.
WASHINGTON. D. C. Nov. 16. Thc United States Supreme Coutt
has sustained the decision of the Supreme Court of th Territory of Ha
waii in favor of the Territory in the case of the Honolulu Rapid Transit
& Land Company versus James Holt. Assessor.
Urges Higher Tariff
Rather Than Lower
WASHINGTON, D, C, Nov. 16. Thomas II. Oxiutrd, the bcct-suRixr
magnate, today appeared before the Way and Mcntn Committee of tho
House and opposed any change in thc tariff on su.-jar, unless it be to in
Heney Is Improving
BAN FRANCISCO. Calif.. Nov. 1G. The condition of Prosecutor
FranoisJ.Heneyis improving' stead
and the danger is supposed to be passed.
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AUU 1 Utl.lg KCU UUUC1 a 11U1! guuiu, nine uvuij . in. uu
rescue may be attempted. A motion, asking for a cliangc of venue from
'Judge Dunne's court, has been submitted.
Invites Taft Here
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov, 16. James F. Morgan has invited
President-elect Taft to pay a visit to Hawaii on the occasion of his
Western trip. Mr. Morgan has also
NEW YORK CITY, N. Y., Nov. 16.
American 'Sugar Refining Company
to $3,624,121., on sugar delivered to
fraud was practiced in weighing.
PEKIN IS OT.TET
PEKIN, China, Nov. 16. All Is qu it t here. The nows of the Em
oeror's death has not caused any undue excitement apparently, and no
trouble is anticipated.
SWORN IN TODAY
Gus Murphy, A. A. Deas,
And J. A, Combs
AuRiisttiH B. Murphy wan thh
mornltiK aworn In nH clerk of thn
United States DlRtrict' Court for tlm
Territory ot Hawaii, nnd lie In turn
administered tho oaths to A. A. Deus
as deputy clerk and to .1. A. Conibi
(Continued on Page 4)
Stands for EXCELLENCE in a
A genuine Russian Calf Bluchcr
Bal, made over thc "Smile" Last.
It gives its owner a sense of satis
faction every time he sees it.
We guarantee this shoe to be per
lj. 'ilic bullet has been extracted
sent a letter of sympathy to Francis
Thc Government has sued tho
for cu&toms forfeitures amounting
Haveineycrs & Elder, alleging that
i DENIES RUMOR OF
Hutchins Claims Other,
It Clinton lliilchliiB, inesldent of
tlm Wlri'leKs Teli'Rraph Company,
roiitutupatcH Inrrunitliti; Mis liolillni;n
In thu rompiiiiy, ho In not ready to
make that fact public. Wlion seon
l.y u lliillutiu reporter an ho wn
lea Iiik thn Manchuria thin tuomlnt;,
(Continued on Pace 4.)
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