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HAWAII SHINPO SHA. THE PIONEER JAPANESE PRINTING OFFICE. The publishers of "Hawaii Shinpo." The 'only dally Japanese paper pub lished in the Islands. v EDITOR M. TAKAHASHI. PROPRIETOR C SHI0ZAWA. Offl " W&nu avenue,' above Bere- GOLDEN UlelnsufonceGf Golan TBE LATE S. J. FIELD Kx-Jvistice 3. J. Field, "bf California, who 4ied in Washngtoa on April 9th, was born in 1S16 in Connecticut. After being graduated from Williams College in 1S37, he practiced law for ten or twelve years with his brother in New York. Then crime the discovery of gold in California, and Mr. Field took pas- j sage for San Francisco, where he ar rive late in ISiK He himself has told of his early experiences in a "book "printed for a Yew friends," of "which but a few copies were ever struck off. From this "book, "Personal Reminis cences of Early Days in California;" is quoted: "Upot larking from the steamer, my baggage consisted of two trunks, and I had -oiily .the-:sum of ten tHollars In xmy pocket. I .might, perhaps, have carried one rrunk,'but Icould not manage two; so I 'was compelled to pay out "seven of my ten. dollars io have them taken to a roam, in an old adobe building on the west 'Side of "what is tiorv known as Portsmouth square. This room was about ten feet long by eight feet wide, aaid hud a beil in it- Far its occupation the -aiim of Tthirty-frve dollars a week vas -charged. Two of my fellow pas sengers and myself engaged 'it. They took the bed, and I ttuk the floor. I do nut think they had much tlie advan tage on the score of comfort. The next morning'I started out 'early withthre. dollars in my pocket. I hunted up restaurant and ordered the cheapest breakfast I could get. It cost me two dollars A solitary dollar was, there fore, all the money "in the -world I had left." No ore seemed u complain of CL.e charges made: "There was sn nppareBt disdain of all . attempts id cheapen articles mid reduce prices, Newspapers from ?v-w Yorkere sold at a dollar apiece. I had a. bundle of tbem, and seeing the price-paid for snch papers, I gave them to a fellow-passenger, telling him he might have half he could get for them. 'There were sixty-four numbers, ff I recollect right, and the third day after our arrival, to my -astonishment, " lie handed me thirty-two "dollars, statins: that he !had so them a11 at a loTlar apiece. Nearly ev.erytjiing else brought this reminds me of an expsrience of my own Avith some chamois-skins. Before I left New York, 1 purchased a . lot tf stationery and the usual accompani ments of a writing-table, as I intended to practice my profession' in California. The stationer, learning from some re mark made by my brother Cyrus, who was with me at this time, that I in tended to go to California, said that I ought to buy some chamois-skins in which to wrap the stationery, as they would be needed there to make bags for carrying gold-dust. Upon this sugges tion"! bought a dozen skins for ten dol- lars.'On unpacking my trunk. jn Marys- ville, these chamois-skins were, of course, exposed, and a gentleman call ing at the tent which I then occupied, asked me what I would take for them. I answered by inquiring what he would give for them. He replied at once, an ounce apiece. My astonishment nearly chocked me, for an ounce was taken for sixteen dollars; at the mint it often yielded eighteen or nineteen dollars in coin. I, of course, let the skins go, and blessed the hunter who brought the chamois down. The purchaser made bags of the skins, and the profit to him from their sale amounted to two oun ces on each skin. t rom this trans action the story arose that I had sold porte-monnaies in .Marysville before practicing law. Mr. Field did not have great success in San Francisco; and when an offer was made him of transportation up the Sacramento he very gladly accepted it. "Yubaville" is now Marysville: Xo sooner had the vessel struck the landing at Nye's Ranch than all the pas singers, some forty or fifty in num ber, as if moved by a common impulse, started tor an old adobe building, wnich stood upon the bank of the river, and j near which were numerous tents. Judg ing by the number of the tents, there must have been from five hundred to a thousand people " there. When we reached the adobe and entered the principal room, we saw a map spread out upon the counter, containing the plan of a town, which was called Yubaville, and a man standing behind it crying out: 'Gentlemen, put your names down; put your names down, all you that want lots.' He seemed to ad dress himself to me, and I asked the price of the lots. He answered, Two hundred and fifty dollars each for lots eighty by one hundred and sixty feet. I replied, 'But suppose a man puts hi3 name down ana aiterwaras oon t want the lots?' He rejoined, Oh, . Xl f . you need, not uiKe mem ir you don't want to; put your names down, gentlemen, you that want lots.' I took him at his word and wrote my name down for -sixty-five lots, aggre gating in all $16,250. This produced a great sensation. To the best of my recollection I had only about twenty dollars lft; but. it was immediately noised about that a great capitalist had come up from San Francisco to invest in lots in the rising town. The conse quence was that all the proprietors of the place waited upon me and showed me great attention." Within three days he was elected al calde. He tells of the first case before him: "To men i'ame up to me. one of theia leading a horse. He said: 'Mr. Alcalde, we hoth claim this horse, and we want you to decide which of us is eDtitled to St.' I turned to the man who had the horse, administered an oath to kim and then examined him as to vhere he got the horse, of whom, and when, whether he had a ill of sale, whether there was any mark or brand on the animal, and, in short, put all those questions which wonld naturally be asked in such a case to elicit the truth. I then administered an oath-to the other man, and put him through a similar examination, paying careful at tention to what each "said." When the examination was completed I at once decided the case. 'It Is very plain, gen tlemen,' I said, 'that the horse belongs to this man,"' (pointing to one of them), -and the other must give him tip.' 'But,' said the man who had lost, and who held the horse, 'the bridle certainly he longs to me; he does not take the ori ole, does he? I said, 'Oh, no, the "bridle is another matter.' As soon as I said this, the owner of the bridle turned to his adversary and said," 'What will you take for the horse?' 'Two hundred ami fifty dollars,' was the .instant reply. 'Agreed,' retorted the first, and then turning to me, he continued "'And now, Mr. Alcalde, I want you to draw meup a bill of sale lr this horse which will stick I, of course, did as he desired I charged an ounce for trying the case and an ounce for the bill of sale; char ges wnieh were promptly paid. Both parties -went off nerfectly satisfied. I was also well pleased with my first "ju dicial experience." His speculations also turned" out well; "In a short time after going to MarvsviTle and writine nvr tname rdown for sivrv-fivo tnwr lot nmnprtv in- ' ninety days I sold over twenty-five thousand dollars' worth, and still had most of my lots left. My frame and zinc houses brousrht me a rental of over one thousand dollars a montb. The emoluments of in y office of alcalde were also large. In criminal cases I t received nothiiru lor my services as judge, and. in civil cases the fees were sman: out as an omcer to take ac Knowiecigments ana amdavits and rec ord deeds, the fses I received amount d to a large sum. At one time I had fourteen thousand dollars in gold dust in my safe, besides the rentals and other property." In 1S50 District "Judge Turner came to Marysville to hold court. He took a great dislike . to Field. The trouble besran with an exception to a rullmr. field says: . a "I rose, and addressing the court, remarked that I was .informed there was a statutory provision applicable to the point, and begged permission to read it; when Judge Turner, addres- sing : me and apparently i-rita ted, said in a petulant manner: The court knows the law the mind of the court is made tin take your seat, sir.' 1 was amazed at hearing such language; but in a respectful and quiet manner stated that I excepted to the decision, and appealed, or would appeal from the ordvr. The judge instantly replied, in a loud and boisterous manner: 'Fine I replied iuietly, 'Very well,' or "Well, sir.' He immediately added, in an an gry tone: I fine him three hundred dollars, and commit him to the custo- dy of the sheriff eight hours.' I again replied, 'Very well.' He instantly ex-j clsiineJ, in the same violent manner: 'I fine him four hundred dollars and j commit him tweive hours.' I then said that it was my right by statute to ap- J peal from any order of his honor, and that it was no contempt of court to give notice of an exception or an ap- peal,, and asked the members of the bar present if it could be so regarded. But the judge, being very ignorant of the practice of the law, regarded an ex ception to his decision as an impeach- ment of his judgment, and, therefore, something like a personal affront, j And so, upon my statement, he flew in- to a perfect rage, and in a loud and boisterous tone cried out: 'I fine him five hundred dollars and commit him twenty-four hours forty-eight hours turn him out of court subpoena a posse subpoena me.' " Field, forced out of his profession, was elected to the legislature, and sue- ceeded in gerrymandering Judge Tur- ner out of Marysville by dividing the district When he returned to his prac- tice he was bankrupt, but soon began to make money again. In 1S5 he was elected associate-justice of the Califor- nia supreme court, and two years later, when Chief-Justice Terry resigned in order to ngnt the duel with BrodericK, became chief-justice. In 1S63 Presi- dent Lincoln appointed him to the sup reme bench of the United States, where he served for more than thirtv-four I years. Perhaps the most thrilling chapter n Field's eventful life was that which ended with his attempted assassina tion at the hands of Judge David S. Terrv. in 1SS9. Terrv had married, in 1S.. Sarah Althea Hill, who claimed to be Senator Sharon's wife. 1 he courts decided that'the alleged certifi- car-e of marriage was forged, and di rected Mrs. Terry to surrender the papers: "When Mrs. Terry Heard the words concerning the surrender of the alleg ed marriage contract for cancellation, she first endeavored for a few seconds, but unsuccessfully, to open the satchel containing her pistol. For some rea son the catch refused to yield. Then, rising to her feet and placing the sat chel before her on the table, she ad dressed the presiding justice, saying: 'Are you going to make me give up my marriage contract? "Justice Field said: 'Be seated, madam.' "She repeated her question: 'Are you going to take the responsibility of ordering me to deliver up that con tract?' "-She was again ordered to resume her seat. At this she commenced rav ing loudly and violently at the justice in coarse terms. At the commence ment of this tirade, and after her re fusal to desist when twice ordered to do so, the presiding justice directed the marshal to remove her from the court-room. She said, defiantly: 'I will not be removed from the court room; you dare not remove me from the courtroom.' "As the marshal moved toward the offending woman, Judge Terry rose from his -seat, nuder great excitement, exclaiming among other things: 'No living man shall touch my wife!' or wor(ls of tnat import, and dealt th marshal a violent blow in the face, breaking one of his front teeth. The marshal, with the assistance of a de puty, then moved "Mrs. Terry from the court-room, she struggling, scream ing, kicking, striking, and scratching them as she went, and pourirrg out Im- precations upon Juages t leid and baw- I yr, denouncing them as 'corrupt scoundrels. and declaring she would I kill them both. . . - While Mrs. lerry was being re - moved from the court-room, Terry was held down by several strong men. He was thns, by force alone, prevented from drawing his knife on the mar shal. "While thus heki he gave vent to coarse and denunciatory language against the officers. When Mrs. Terry was removed from the court-room he was allowed to rise. He at once made a swift rush for the door leading to the corridor on which was the marshal's office. As he was about leavinir the room, or immediately after stepping out of it, he succeeded in drawing knife.. As he crossed the threshold ne brandished the knife above his. head. saying, I am going to my wife.' There pas a lernneu cry irom tne Dy-stami- ers: "He has got a knife. His arm were then seized by a deputy-marshal antl others present, to prevent him from using it, and a desperate struggle c"OUtt'u- Terry and Mrs. Terry were impris- oned in the Alameda County Jail for j contempt of court, the one for six I months, . the other for thirty days, I "Oth threatened openly to kill Justice 1 Field. Field was warned of his dan- ger, but the next year made prepara jtions for his usual trip to the coast A deputy-marshal (Neagle) was quiet- I ly ordered to meet him, to protect him from vioJence: "The deputy-marshal got out at all the stations at which any stop was made for any length of time, to ob serve who got on board. Before retir ling he asked the porter or the car to be sure and wake him in time for him to get dressed before they reached Fresno. At Fresno, where they ar- rived during the ciight, he got off the train and went out on the platform. Among the passengers who took the train at that station were Judge Terry and wife. He immediately returned to the sleeper and informed Justice Field, who had been awakened bv the stop- ng of the train, that Terry and his wife had got on the train. He replied: 'Very well. I hope that they will have a good sleep.' "Justice Field got up before the train reached Lathrop, and told the deputy marshal that he was going to take his breakfast in the dining-room at that place. A ssoon as the train arrived, Field, leaning on the arm of Neagle, because of his lameness, proceeded to the dining-room, where they took seats for breakfast. Very soon after this Judge Terry and his wife entered the dining - room fr0m the east. They walked up the aisle, between the east and the middle rows of tables, so that Justice Field and Neagle were faced toward them. Judge Terry preceded his wife. Justice Field saw them and called Neaele's attention to them. He had already seen them. "As soon as Mrs. Terry had reached a point nearly in front of Justice Field, she turned suddenly around, and, scowling viciously, went in great haste out of the door at which she had come I . . i in. This was for the purpose, as it nffoT - Tr - - ..? oto r rrtK I wiv J had left In the c.ir. Judee Terrv ap parently paid m attention to this movement, but procc-eded to the next table above and seated himself at the uppr end of it." Terry' had ben seated but a. -short time when he rose and moved toward the door. Justice Field thus describes the assault: "1 supposed, at the time, he was go ing out to meet his wife, as she had not returned, so I went on with my. breakfast. It seems, however, that he came around back of me. I did not see him, and he struck me a violent blow in the fare, followed instantly by an other blow. Coming so immediately together, the two blows seemed like one assault. I heard 'Stop, stop! cried by Neagle. Of course, I was for a moment dazed by the blows. I turn ed my head around and saw that great form of Terry's, with his arm raised and fist iclinched to strike me. I felt that a terrific blow was coming, and his arm was descending in a curved way, as though to strike the side of my temple, when I heard Neagle cry out: 'Stop, stop; I am an officer!' Instantly two shots followed. I can only explain the second shot from the fact that he did not fall instantly. I did not get up from my seat, although it is proper for me to say that a friend of mine thinks I did, but I did not. I looked around and saw Terry on the floor. I looked at him and saw that particular movements of the eyes that indicates the nresenee of death. Of course it was a great shock to me. It is knpos sible for anv one to ee a m:.n in the full vigor of life, with all those facul ties that constitute life, instantly ex tingnished, without being affected, and I- was." Justice Field was a member of an il lustrious family. One of his brothers "David Dudley Field, achieved an inter national fame as a lawyer; and anoth er, Cyrus W. Field, laid the first At lantic cable. I consider it not only a pleasure but a. rintv T nwp to m v noiprhlTnra tr toll Ubout the wonderful cure effected in my case by the timely use of Chamber- 1 lam's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. I was taken very badly with I a l,roturea a ooiue oi mis rem- ledy. A few doses of it effected a ner- I tfl j : m iiit. manent cm.e x tak nlp nsnrft ln rom mending it to others suffering from that dreadful disease. J. W. Lynch, Dorr, W. Va. This remedy is sold by all druggists. Benson, Smith & Co., HLtd., agents for II. I. Hawaiian Scenic Photos Whether you want to buy now o not you are cordiilly invited to in sptct pur etoi k of Hawaiian Scenes aod Subjects In the matter of Colored Photos we yield the palm to none. 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