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If Stranger almost than the "Manuscript found in a Copper Cylinder" is the copy of a map which came across seas to Honolulu from a Buddhist Temple in the mountains of central Japan. It is a map of the world made 1000 years ago. Dr. Kobayashi, the well-known Japanese physician and surgeon of Honolulu, has received a copy of the map, which he believes to have been made by Chinese priests ten centuries ago. The map is drawn on the principle of the Mcrcator Projection showing the North Pole as the center of a circle in which arc the continents of North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. "The map was found by my brother in a Japanese temple in the mountains of Japan," said Dr. Kobayashi. "It has been hidden from the Japanese government 111 modern times just as it was in ancient tunes, for in olden days such a map would have been destroyed by tlic authorities. According to a letter the original map was brought from China by a Buddhist priest and concealed in this temple. "Ten years ago my brother was a consumptive. Although I was a physician he did not wish to be treated with medicines. lie decided to go into the mountains and attempt a cure by himself. For ten years he has remained there and used his will power to effect a cure. Today he is a well man. During his stay there he found this map. lie evolved from it a theory of the flatness of the earth, despite all modern facts showing it to be a sphere. This theory has been his one aim in life. He is an artist and in order to demonstrate his theory he made beautiful drawings, picturesque and attractive to the eye, in which mechanical, astronomical and engineering TWO Mill E NTS ARE RENDERED William Jlcnry obtained n directed verdict against A. M. Drown for $1021.-CC beforo Judgo Do Bolt yesterday. Mngoon & Lightfoot npponrcd for plaintiff, and Ceo. 1). Gear and Geo. A. Davis for defendant. A motion by defendant for a nonsuit had been denied. Exceptions were noted to this denial as well as to tho granting of tho motion for directed verdict, also to tho court's receiving of tho verdict when a juror had figured up the interest on tho iioto in question beforo a foreman r was nppoiuieu 10 present iuo voruici, IK4. Tho suit was based on n note for $1000, with interest at 10 per cent, per annum until paid, made- October III, 1900, A special venire had to bo summoned beforo a jury was obtained, which consisted of 3!. W. Podmore, W. M. Graham, It. G. Dillingham, M. F. Cunningham, Chas. It. Hoc, Jules M. Levy, Jonathan Suaw, Thco. Wolff, David Hurst, J. Ii. Davis, A. V. and John T. Cribble. LANDLOKD AND TKXANT. Verdict and judgment for plaintiff for 35, tho amount claimed, was given in Judgo Do Dolt's court in tho suit of David L. Peterson v. Clias. It. Frazicr. According to tho lease tho tenant was to keep tho premises ia good condition, hut ho tried to put upon tho landlord tho extraordinary expense of complying with Hoard of Health orders for repairs. It was in this connection that 1 the court mado llio ruling that, under tho common law, tho landlord was not required to do moro than keep the house watertight. GOVERNOR HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY, JANUARY n, 1907 SIGNS DEATH WARRANT Governor Carter yesterdny signed tho deuth warrant of Jtorita Kaizo, tho Jnpnneso convicted of murder In tha first degree in Hilo last March, Tho murder was a brutal one. tha victim having been called from his room on New Year's evening and beaten with 11 club, nnd afterwards butchered with a Jnpancsj; cleaver. The murderer and his victim were rivals for tho position of leader In tho notorious Klnnkashl gang, tho former leader, whoso name tho crowd boro. hnvlng been convicted with his lieu, tonnnt, Watonabo, of murder In tho second degree and conspiracy to murder. On one chnrgo thoy wero sentenced to and years, respectively, nnd on the conspiracy chargo each was given nn additional ten years. Theso men nro now In Oahu penitentiary. It was Morltn Knlzo's caso that Bent tho question of eligibility of Jurors naturalized by a circuit Judgo to tho Supremo Court for settlement. His at. torney dropped the enso after this ques. tlon was decided, and tho court appointed two attorneys to defond him When tho man had been convicted, nnd was called up for sentence, tho attorney originally employed asked to bo entered as nn attorney In tho case, as tho prisoner's friends had retained him to nppenl tho case. When tho matter was brought beforo the Supreme Court It was not argued, tho attorney merely submitting a brief, nnd on this showing tho Judgment of the lower court was confirmed, Judge Gear then nnnounced that he would appeal the case to Washington on tho question of legality of tho 'action of a circuit court Judgo In naturalizing nllens. Nothing has been heard of tho enso Hlnco then until the action of the Governor yesterday, ' Kaanaana, nn aged Hawaiian, who had formerly been In the servlco of P, C. Jones as coachman, was brought to the police station yesterday and charged with being Insane. ods arc shown. "My brother goes back to the days of Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci who, he says, sailed for a new country believing that by sailing directly in one general direction they would ultimately come to the place. "We moderns know that a vessel sailing from a port and going luiiiiiiuiuiy 111 u eneiui eusierij manner win arrive at tne same piacc. The vessel, of course, goes around the globe. My brother's theory is that one sails about a vast plane as one would sail around the edges of a bowl." The illustrations accompanying the map arc beautiful examples of Japanese art. No more attractive book of geography has ever been compiled. It is a mass of cherry blossoms, Fujiyamas, beau tiful blue seas dotted with the sails of junks and sampans. There are landscapes and seascapes and bizarre pictures of Japanese women, designed along old-time styles. But in every sheet of such pictures tlic engineering lines are brought out in a way that docs not mar the picture. With the text matter explaining each page, tfie geography should be easily understood. Dr. Kobayashi now has all the original sheets, scores of them, and these he will return to Japan to his brother, who intends to have them put in the hands of publishers. It will be one of the most novel publications of the period. The original map of which a copy drawn by Dr. Kobayashi' s brother, and of which the accompanying cut is a tracing, is worm-eaten and barely holds together. The above map with all the continents and even the Ilawaian Islands shown, was evidently not made by the priests who traced the original lines. GLIMPSES OF THE ORIENT IN NEWS FROM ASIATIC FILES The Snknl police station has reported to tho Naval Department that the cap. tain of the steamer Hnnkaku Maru sighted a Iloatlng mlno In Lat. 33 dcg. 40 mln. N., Long. 133 deg. 35 mln. 15 sec. E., approximate, on Friday morning. A Toklo message states that it is reported from Mnlzuru Naval Station that a mine of Husslan type waa sighted oft tho coast of Capo Idzumo, Yama district, Idzumo province, yesterday. Tho Naval Department has received a telegram from Aomorl stating that a mechanical mlno has been sighted by tho steamer Tuyoshlma Mnru In Mutsu Hay, A Mojl telegram to the Kobe Shim, bun states that the German steamer Vandalln, which arrived there yesterday, reports hnvlng sighted a floating mlno In Long. 125 deg. 47 mln. E., Lnt, 33 deg. DO mln., on tho 16th. Koba Herald. A FLIGHT OF MAGPIES. Tho Korea Dally News states that a few dnys ago there was n great light of magpies In tho northern part ot Seoul. It was a battle royal and tha deaths wero many. Tho scene ot tho light was close to tho residence ot Prince YI Chalwnn, nnd a boy in service there caught and sold to Japanese a number of tho fallen birds. JAPAN AND PHILIPPINES. It la reported that Messrs. Olshl, lleseba, Ooka, Tomldzu and Ueda, with other politicians and scholars, have made arrangements to establish a (Japan-Philippine) Association for tho purpose of promoting the friendship between Japan nnd the Philippine Islands. At a meeting held yesterday afternoon at tho Selyoken, Ueno, Toklo, tho organization of tha proposed association was considered. Twenty-four Filipino students were present nt tho meeting. CONSUL HAYWOOD'S DEATH. It Is nnnounced that Mr. William Haywood, American Consul General to Korea, died at his homo In Arizona, U. S. A., on the 19th Inst, from consumption. Commenting on the sad occurrence, tho Seoul Press remarks that tho Intelligence hardly comes In the na ture of a surprise, ns tho condition of Mr. Haywood's health when ho left Seoul gavo only tho slightest hope even of partial recovery. Mr. Haywood was nt one time Consul General to Hawaii nnd earned warm commendation from his olllclal superiors by his performance of tho delicate nnd dltilcult duties which devolved upon him during the war between Spain and the United States, nnd afterwards during the prevalence of tho bubonic plague at Honolulu. Mr. Haywood was appointed to his responsible position at Seoul only n short time before tho unfortunate breakdown of his health. ItEPAIItS ON THE MIKASA. Wo learn from a Toklo message that the repairs to the battleship Mlkasa at Sascbo have mado great progress. Tho work n tho outshlo of the vessel has been completed and tho icpnlrs to tho Interior have already been commenced. It Is believed that the expenditure ro. quired will be much lower than was originally estimated, as tho damage to the battleship has proved not to be so great as was supposed. The expectation Is that the Mlkasa will be fit to bo placed on the actlvo list again some tlmo next year. MONEY FROM RUSSIA. According to a Toklo messago to the Osaka JIJI, It Is reported at th,o capital that the amount to be received by the Japanese Government from Russia for the maintenance of tho prisoners of war In Japan hns now been Anally fixed at the comparatively small sum ot 30,-000,000 yen. The amount originally asked by the Japanese Government was re. ported nt the time to bo 80,000,000 yen, and It has since been understood that Russia had agreed to pay CO.000,000 yen. It Is also reported from Toklo that Dr. Martens, Adviser to tho Russian Foreign Department, who was Superintendent of the Prisoners' Intelligence Bureau at the time ot tho late war, has called upon Mr. Motono, the Japanese Minister nt St. Petersburg, nnd requested him to formally convey to the Japa. neso Foreign Department the cordial thanks of the Russian Government for the kind treatment accorded to the prisoners of war during their detention In Japan. SEMI-WEEKLY Was This World Map Made Ten Centuries Ago? gg "J" ISOME Vf? 'vir)('JK.rr KXW XXXjtXXmXmKiXXXiXXX XvyXXXrXXX ffKftXr1 2 i I 5 j ; ft 5 I A.-. a. w a i V - "' i 8 WbmT A 1 P f 'MB u III li vv v W ? - x i ? slate 2 : , ,. ' I1 1 1 ' ' !j ws8jsarK4ftK rp Politically Inclined policemen nro not wanted by tho new Sheriff, who will shortly Issue nn order to the effect that nlj employes of tho police department must chooso between their Jobs on tho force and their oITlces In any of tho three political party committees. This rule Is to bo strictly enforced, the em ployes of tho public being supposed, bo far as tho police are concernod at least, to give their time and energy to th public and not for the advancement politically or otherwlso of any one section of tho public Tho Sheriff Is making It plain that ho means what ho says when he tabued politics around tho police station. In this he has come In for moro or less criticism from certain members of his own party, who imagined that Jobs would be provided on tho force for as many of them as cared to apply. Tho emdency of the force was tho last thing, apparently, to bo considered, and tho deslro of tho new head to make einciency tho standard for new appointments Is dubbed a surprise. As yet there have been few charges made In the personnel of the force, but It is understood that there will be many In the makeup of tho mounted patrol and tho foot police within the next two weeks. Some of tho specials now on tho payroll will be removed also. H FRED CHURCH'S FATHER Xow York Herald: When Mr. Frederick S. Church, an American painter whose personality lias mado him popular with many of his brother artists and wiio is widely known hero for iiis paintings of imaginative subjects, recently, at the ago of sixty-four, returned from his first trip to Europe and gave to the Herald his impressions of what ho lind seen there, ho created an international episode. Neither Mr. Church nor his critics, both here and abroad, have minced matters; but wliilo his views have generally beuu condemned ns extreme, lie lilis found some defenders in part, as both tuc European edition of the Herald and the special cable despatches to the Herald buvo reported. Hero are some of the things said by Mr. Church: "I subscribe to 'Fred' Remington's gospel, 'To hell with Europe! ' I thought tlio Louvre a tenor. You have to wado through; an immenso gallery of stuff to sue a few fmo things. What Impressed me most about the old masters was thnt they did too much work. In tho Xntional Gallery I saw a Jot of people standing with a rapt expression before a big Ilaphoel, wMch is dark and hard, and which I wouldn't have for a gift. In all of Kmopo I didn't see ui landscape painting, whether by Turner or any ono else, that touched Homer Martin's 'Sand Dimes of Lako On- taria,' which hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Tho artist added, howover, that pictuics played a secondary part on his torn, or, as lie phrased it. "liguratively speaking, 1 went through tho p'cturc galleries on roller skates." Putting it mildly, Mr. Chinch's remarks created amnzemen1, in omo instances, however, rs it is only fail to liim to state, mingled w'tli admiration fo' 11 man who has shown the eourago of his convictiors. Mr. Ilolatid of Messis. Knoedler & Co., who commented moro sarcastically on the interview than any ono else, asked if "Mr. Church might not by niistako havo gono to tho Mngazin do Louvro instead of to tho Musoum." Mr, Louis H. Khrtct, of tho Elnich Galleries, agreed with tho artist in his estimate of American landscapo jainting. "On tho other hand," added Mr. Ehrich, "tho great galleries of Europo contain cxairplcD of tho o'd mailers which far surpass anything that is created todny or likely to bo produced in many a long day to come." Mr. Blakeslce, of the Illakesleo Galleries, chnracterizzed tho attack as "silly." ' "After tho consensus of many minds, lay nnd professional, expressed in hundreds of years," said Mr. Elliott ' ' nobody will suffer oxcept Mr. Church. I tnko it that neither tho Louvro nor tho galleries of Holland will closo thoir doors." "It must bo remembered," Baid Mr. Irving It. Wiles, "that this was Mr. Church's first visit to Europe. The sort of thing you seo over thero docs not dnwn on you at once." Mr. William M. Chase frequently goes abroad nnd hns studiod tho great galleries of Europo thoroughly. "Hnd Mr. Church been n young tran," was this artist's comment, "nnd with art schooling, which ho never had, ho would have n diffcront story to toll. Ho is a typical American, loved by every one who knows him, yet his intense Americanism has prejudiced him against that which ho found on tho other side." -H WHEN YOU HAVE A BAD COLD You want a remedy that will give you promot relief. Get Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, It always cures and cures quickly. For sale by Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd., ageijts for Hawaii. DETAILS OF GREAT STORM MAUI, January i. The holiday season on Maul has not been a tlmo of quiet enjoyment ns far as weather is concerned. Dame Nnturo has echoed anything but the Christmas sentiment of "peace on earth and good-wilt to-ward mn." Before recovery could bo made from tho effects of the recent north storm with Its 20 Inches of moisture In localities, on Saturday tho wind changed to the southucst and nn old-fashioned kona storm came Into being. It continued to blow fiercely all tho night through, accompanied by nn Incessant piny of lightning and the heavy roll of thunder. Two or three Inches of ruin fell. On Sunday, tho wind lessened but the rain came down In torrents, 12.S5 inches falling In the Makawno section within 21 hours. Monday afternoon there was a rise In temperature of about 14 decrees Tho atmosphere seemed sultry and Intolerable and tho wind shifted from tho southwest to duo south with a velocl'y much greater than even that of tho Saturday night before. During the latter part of the afternoon the wind shifted again and this time to tho southeast. Its velocity at times Increasing to such a degree that soul-appalling thoughts of blizzards nnd hurricanes filled the mind. Fortunately the fiercest blasts mma nni,, In short gusts but It was during those blows that tho great trees succumbed unu most anmago was done. Many trees fell everywhere In tho Maknwao section. Giant eucalypti 70 to SO feet high and 7 or 8 feet In circumference toppled and fell during the short cork-screw gusts from the southeast. Stables and servants' quarters wero smashed In by falling trees, pineapples leveled, cane-leaves whipped and frayed, and the ground so strewn with branches, bark and leaves that yards and lawns appeared as though a thousand demons hnd been having "rough b houso" there. In Kula many panlnl trees wero thrown down and tho ground was with their large thick, oval leaves Quite a number of hnusoa ..., ed oft their foundations. In Makawao u.;mu,o Jisireua was lying sick In his cottage when tho kona threw It off Its underpinning, causing the building to drop about 4 feet. This shock of fall- Ini? Hn nff antral I. ,, -.. -....cu llle Hll;K lnan tat no ost control of his mlna and his uVas oblee1 '0 take him to a neighbors residence about a half a mile distant. On Saturday the remainder of the wharf at Klhel was entirely swept away. At Kahulul tho lagoon has much extended Its borders and a part of the government road Is covered with water. Tho race track at Spreckcls' Park Is flooded and quite a portion of the high board fence has been blown down. iuo uamago or the storm at and walluku was much less than that accomplished on the western slope of Haleakala. During Rn,i,, ..., Monday old Haleakala presented the unusual spectacle of running streams nnd waterfalls In all its many gulches usually dry. The kona storm win Mminii . In the Lahalna seetlnn Th t, lines were everywhere broken nnd thrown down and many trees and other Vegetation wrerWoil ir.i.. ,. tall tree fell In front of tho Lahalna telephone central olllce, carrying nil the wires with it, so that on Tuesday the whole Lahalna telephono system was out of commission. Much damage was done in tho Kaanapall district On New Year's night thero was qulto a heavy rainfall and electrical display but since then tho weather has been moro Quiet. MUSICAL RECITAL. Last Friday night the December meeting of the Makawao Literary Society was held nt Maunaolu Seminary and took tho form of a musical recital by Miss Ormerod, who has recently came to Mnul as a teacher of music at tho school. Tho attendance was not so large as Is customary owing to bad weather but those present much enjoyed listening to Miss Ormerod's singing, as well ns tho piano music of Mrs. H. A. Baldwin and the violin obllgntos by Mr. Hugh Howell, Among tho pieces rendered by Miss Ormerod wore tho Angels' Serenade un mo violin obllgato by Mr. Howell, "Coming Thro' tho Rye," "Annie Laurie," nnd "The Gingerbread Man" (by request). Mrs. Baldwin played tho piano accompaniments most skilfully and rendered one piano solo. Miss Ormerod's voice showed great power nnd much cultivation and Mr. Howell's violin playing was most pleasing. NOTES. Tho Now Year's dancing party by tho Wnlluku Knights of Pythias was post poned on nccount of Inclement weather to Saturday night, tho Eth. Wngons with Japanese laborers and provisions also were noticed going to the gulches In Kaupakalua to repair the many washouts in the ditches all through that section of country The St. Paullsts, a religious sec. founded In Walluku by Rev. Mr. Ezera have recently purchased 78 acres of land nt Ulupnlakua and will build a temple there. They have been holding ?nerw?,UVh W' B- Kea"U resld On the 10th a convention of tho Republican county committee will be held In Walluku nt Republican headquarters at 9:30 a. m., for the purpose of discussing needed legislation to bo recommended to the next legislature Tho rainfall In Makawao during last month amounted to 42. Inches. This record was beaten at Haleakala Ranch n March. 1902. of which the following B is a copy; 1902. March 1, 0.E9; 2. 1.55; 3, 1.54; 4, -78; S, 12.20; 6, 10.03; 7. 1.71; 8 0.34; 17 0.44; 22. 3.40; 24. 2.B0; 27. 1:50; 28. 1 30 1.72; 31, 0.; total, 4J.91 Inches. The framework of both the new church nnd the planing mill nt are In position, The church Is partially boarded in and the mill wholly covered and the exterior Is painted.