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VOL XXXV., NO. 6269 t ' 'I HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1902; PRICE FIVE CENTS. Mi VStt T n -w . . A . ... . . i ! AW i i M -f H ? I f h n r. - .-i if COOPER TELLS OF OUR NEEDS Many Laws Which Would Help Hawaii. SHOWS NECESSITY FOR FIELD LABOR S. M. Damon Discusses Coinage. Boyd Invites Commission to Inspect Public Domain. It is work and work hard with the members of the Senatorial Commission now, and beginning this morning their sessions will be longer and full of meat. The commission has now got Its plans rather well under way, and the witness es who are permitted to appear and give testimony will have their state ments well sifted. The first hearing to be accorded this morning at 9:30 o'clock will be that of L. E. Pinkham, representing the Build ers and Traders' Exchange, which pre sented to the commission a memorial, which will be taken up In its entirety. The Chamber of Commerce will follow, as the commission will avail itself of the proffer of assistance by the officers of the trade organizations of the city. This was announced at a meeting informal its character which was held at the 'Hawaiian hotel at noon yesterday. The three Senators were met there by Messrs. W. G. Irwin, C. M. Cooke, W. W. DImond, W. W. Harris, Cecil Brown, J. B. Atberton, F. A. Schaefer, J. P. Cooke, H. A. Isenberg, F. M. Swanzy, and J. G. Spencer. They were introduced to the Senators by William Haywood and spent some time In con versation, proffering their services. The commission promised to avail them selves of the offer. Yesterday's hearing was one full of Importance for during it there was pre sented by Secretary Cooper a full state ment of the needs of the Territory, which will be supplemented by a letter on the various subjects. Governor Dole made a short but pregnant statement, and' later in the day A. S. Humphreys argued against the existing order, which drew from the chairman the statement that he hoped that the attor ney general would appear and make a statement as to points touched upon. E. S. Boyd also completed his state ment. When the commfsslon opened its ses sion there were in attendance a num ber of citizens, but the first time was elven to Governor Dole. ' As soon as I Chairman Mitchell began he explained I the commission was ready to hear the I Governor and that official arose. "I have here a letter which I have wrtttpn for the information of the Commission," said the Governor. "It is not very long for the principal rea ''son that I did not expect that I would be called upon to take the initiative. He then read the following letter: Executive Chamber, Territory of Hawaii,. ! Honolulu, Sept. 9th, 1902. The Honorable John H. Mitchell, Chair i man, sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Pacific Islands, etc., Honolulu, T. H.: Sir: It is with great satisfaction that I have received your letter on behalf of the sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Pacific Islands and Porto Rico, commissioned to investigate the general condition of the Islands of Ha waii and the administration of the af fairs thereof, inviting me to confer with the committee upon the general ques tion of legislation in the interest of the people and government of the Terri tory of Hawaii. I feel that the presence of your com mittee in these Islands for the purpose of investigating matters relating to this subject cannot fail in the acquisition of Information to be laid before Congress, of resulting in important benefits to the Territory. The subject of the administration of our public lands is one of extreme Im portance to the inhabitants of this Territory, inasmuch as the present sys tem and policy having developed grad ually in accordance with local condi tions and the topography of the coun try, and the public having become ac customed to its methods, radical changes should not be introduced with out assured benefits corresponding with the probable expense and disturbance of such innovations. I shall make it my duty to lay before your committee all possible Information that may aid It in reaching a full un derstanding of this subject in all its bearings. . I would further call .your attention to the following matters, the Investigation of which would probably be of benefit to the Hawaiian community: Hawaiian coins now in circulation; the Kohala ditch scheme; payment of the claims awarded by the Fire Claims Commission; insufficiency of the Terri torial revenues for carrying on the pub lie business; the necessHty of the estab lishment of a bureau of forestry, to be administered upon scientific principles; the need of a Federal building in Hono lulu for the accommodation of the Fed eral Court, the postofflce and internal revenue officers; the question of the in troduction of Chinese laborers for lim ited periods and for the performance of agricultural labor only, and protection of sea fisheries. Pardon this very brief statement. Not knowing the methods your committee "would adopt in making its investiga tions, tne government or tne Territory had refrained from the initiative but holds itself in. readiness to respond to the plans of your committee and to aid it in all possible ways. Very respectfully, (Signed) SANFORD B. DOLE. SECRET ART COOPER'S POINTS. As the Governor made no oral com ments Secretary Cooper . was examined next being Bworn and presenting bis testimony at length and at times Illus trating his points by the use of maps and being assisted also by Assistant Superintendent of Public "Works Mars ton Campbell. He began with the state ment that the lighthouses of the Ter ritory were here under its control, which was not the case in any other portion of the United States. Senator Foster wanted to know if any member of the Lighthouse Board had visited the islands, and was informed that there had been no such inspection, but that the Board and the Secretary ofj the Treasury had approved all of his; suggestions and had recommended his I appropriations as he had submitted them. The trouble was that there had been no action by Congress upon these recommendations. The items of lighthouse appropria tions as Mr. Cooper set them forth be gan with that for Makapuu point, to cost $io,000, which was needed as through the Molokai channel there passes the commerce of this port with the California coast. At Kahului there is needed a light at the cost of $20,000, as it would have to be on the reef and would be constructed of concrete. On the Puna coast, at Alia point, one would cost $10,000. For the use of local com merce a light should be placed at Kai lua, Hawaii, at a cost of $5,000. These had been recommended last year, but uiiiincuucu J"" there Is now the need of a light at the, entrance to Honolulu harbor, the pres- j ent iiffltit Deing 01 smau size ana so obscured by recent buildings that it is S 'nHi't,. M.oi. coming " into th r harbor. The proposed light will be of a better quality and in a much different building. There was1 too an estimate for a tender for the lights which. would cost $125,000. The! improvements asked would cost about! $50,000, and the maintenance something 1 above $500 a month. The department had also recommended a revenue cut- ter at a cost of $200 000. Secretary Cooper Sen took up the dredging of Honolulu harbor and show- ed by a map Just what would be need - ed as well as what had been done by the Territorial government, at an ex- Dense of $61,028. before the funds ran out. The estimatea cost of the dredg - ing was $.200,000. The commission then noted the ownership of the riparian rights and that as the harbor now) stands vessels can enter it at night American but he considered half-Ha- motion for aajournment which was Zealand would also like to supply Ho as well as in the day. j waiians are white people because one voted down, after which the recess was nolulu with its fresh meat. Senator Burtonvwanted to know about; Quarantine Island and wanted to see the contract of settlement between tne government and the railroad company. Secretary Cooper said he had never had the contract which it turned out was in the possession of the governor. Senator Mitchell introduced the Kallhl harbor plan and asked if the Secretary thought the dredging of a channel wise. Cooper said he thought it would be, though he was not informed as to the soundings so as to talk of the cost of such an improvement, but he could say that the bottom in the latter basin was of mud which could be deepened readi ly. The commission showed some de sire to know if this would not give the railroad company great frontage, and asked again if the contract provid ed who was to dredge the channel. Taking up Hilo Mr. Cooper suggested the necessity for $500,000 for" a break water. He said there should be such an aid to commerce, owing to the open roadstead, and answered Mr. Burton's suggestion that naval officers said ev erything was safe by telling of an ex perience with a gale in the harbor when many ships were greatly endangered. Speaking next of the public building situation he said that the purchase of a site for a Duiiding here would amount tr t1 .rt Ortft nnrl that fh pnvprnniont h a el no lands suitable for such purpose.' The recommendation for Hilo was for a postofflce, to cost $16,000. and the commission was shown that the custom house could not well be at the same point, owing to the great distance from the water front. There was some dis cussion on this point which Air. Burton dismissed with the remark: "Oh, that's largely a matter for the Delegate to Congress." VIEWS ON LABOR. Secretary Cooper said he had other matters to present, such as the coin age, but was advised to write letters containing them fully, when he men tioned the labor question, and at once the commission wanted information. Mr. Cooper said that this was the most important subject before the commis sion. He said the need of field labor was great and he thought the best plan was that suggested that there be introduced an amount of unskilled la - bor for the plantations, men who when they ceased to perform such service shmilrJ h onf Via-lr tr. o t;,-o country. He explained the old system . (Continued on page 4.) REPUBLICANS DISTRICT Representatives by an Enthusiastic Convention. M M MM t M REPRESENTATIVES, FOURTH DISTRICT-Jonah Kumu lae, William Aylett, Carlos A Long, A. G. M. Robertson, S. F. Chillingworth, FranK Andrade. In a session which was full of en thusiasm, the Fourth District commit tee of the Republican party, last even ing at Castle & Cooke's hall, nominat ed the ticket for representatives. There was no feeling but that of pure Re- publicanism and the sentiments ex pressed by the delegates were those of devotion to the party. When Chairman Cooke called the con vention to order the roll call showed fifty-one members present out qf fifty ave in me Doay. a communication from the Portuguese Political Club was read. The special committee acceded to the conditions imposed by the Dis- j trict committee and presented for nom- 'nation the following names: J. M. Camara, M A. Silva, M. C. Pacheco. A r j i- r , r,, committee especially recommended the naming of Camara. When the letter YtaA hwn translaftwl Chairman Cooke said that before action woq taken tllli Mtnmlttiui cV.mil, hovo -. before it a letter from the Portuguese itepuDiican ciud. xnere was applause and when the resolutions which aD- i '...."soiuiiona wnicn ap proved the Republican platform and then asked that Frank Andrade be placed on the ticket were read there was more applause IamM N .. - m James Nott, Jr., moved that the com - munications be received and placed on file which was adopted, and this cleared th decks for notion. I Capt.Nabora Hipa got the floor first J and sald that before the committee I proceeded to vote on candidates he .wuum move mat me xicnex consist oi three Hawaiians and three foreigners, J- H- Craig said that he was opposed 1 to the drawing of race lines, every one ', present being American citizens. He mougnt mere snoum oe every one. Nahora Hipa said every one was an of their parents was white. He thought there snould be three real Ha- nua.ua. l iuur or nve wnue canai- REGATTA Events Which Will Mark the Close of the Month. The Regatta Day Committee has ar- ranged a tentative program for the l,av.9 OV(.nta a1 ,f ,, ' " w '","mi,:u t for approval and perhaps for amend- ment. The program is as follows: -io-oarea suaing seat barge. Fresh- men 2 6-pared gig. Stationary seats. 3 6-oared sliding seat barge. Senior. 4 First-class yachts. 5 Second-class yachts. 6 Third-class yachts. 7 Fourth-class yachts. 8 Fifth-class yachts. 9 Tug of war; Japanese boats. 10 6-oared sliding seat barge. 11 Japanese fishing boats. 12 5-oared whale boat. 13 6-paddle canoe. 14 6-oared sliding seat barge, Junior, Inter- mediate. 15 Steamer boats. 16 Sailing canoe. IT Pair oar. (German boats.) IS 2-oared shore boats. The judges' stand will be in same po- sition as last year, the new boat house havin& been secured for that purpose, v j Seats for the public will be distributed 'on the wharf as before Thp roinmit- ! lcc " uuduij S uuiia X.OV, n IOr . . : 1 1 .. . . l v t . . ' subscriptions on Wednesday or Thurs- L tVli j. jcu, mis week, ana on tneir success de- pends the celebration of Regatta Day. PROGRAM OF FOURTH NAME A TICKET Chosen; by Large t m 4H HMMMMt dates were put up there would be much kicking, while if three Hawaiians and the candidate for delegate to Washing three white men were named there ton and the nominees of the convention would be good feeling on every side. He said he was for harmony. Nott said that he understood that the Hawaiians had been holding con- ferences and they had agreed that they would he satisfied with two Hawaiians in the Fourth. It was explained that this was when the understanding was that M. P. Robinson was to be the nominee for the Senate. J. H. Craig then moved a substitute that there be noc declaration until all nominations had f been made. Hipa again took the floor and made in Ha- waiian his former speech in. English, He extended his remarks at length ex- plaining how necessary it was to have a ticket that would appeal to the voters at the polls. The substitute motion was carried and immediately Craig IHUVCU Lllu L 11 fil tUtS UUIlililillCC ClU- . lourn it era into pirpfMitivp Rpssinn explaining that an attack had been j made on a member in an evening paper, Which also Carried.; m l ' ii j i j' a. i a nomInation8 wer ln nr(1ftr fln(1 on .. .. ... . . ... tion it was aeciaea mat nominations be made by precincts beginning with l"c "1BL i""1 - ",c nrsc Precinct openea tne Dan wun six nameg aubn-itti th followine list: Robertson. , Brooks. Aylett, Kumalae. Andrade. Lucas. Wilson from the sec- on(i added to the list C. A. Long and Crai& that of W. W. Harris. Gedge from the fourth precinct added the . name of s. F. chillingworth. Roe put up the name of Atkinson and upon representations from the fourth precinct withdrew Robertson, anls made nine candidates for the nominations. There wa3 some discussion over the name of Robertson and Richard Ivers, declaring that the party owed it to Kooertson at least to give mm tne chance to decline to make the race, therefore renewed the nomination which was allowed to stand making ten candidates. H. C. Pfluger moved a ten minutes' - recess for caucus but Gilman got in a had and caucussing was Indulged to the limit. . xne Danoting proceeaea quietly ana Passenger Had to Come Ashore and Pay a Bill. Let me take my leis off first I don't want to. go up town like this." and . m b. stood upon ,he main deck of the entura waving adieus to I his friends on the dock, started down a staircase leading to his stateroom, He was accompanied by Chester Doyle who held a summons in one hand, and in the Other the hrie-ht metal Of a TTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTt TTTTTTTl TOOK OFF HIS NICE LEIS ' i .pair of handcuffs gleamed ominously, meet every commercial emergency, and The Home Rule ticket is to consist While the officer stood in the doorway making that reliable time which is such two senators and eight represen chatting pleasantly to the young man an important factor in all business tatives, according to the fusion agree ' i who became very nervous, the latter transactions. Thanks to the confidence ment. It Is said to be as follows: E. fishing removed his wealth of leis and deposit- of Mr. J. D. Spreckels in the future Caypless and C. B. Maile for senators; ea tnem with an accompaniment or sighs upon his berth His reappearance upon the deck with- out his floral decorations caused some surprise amongst his friends, especially when they discovered him in the com- pany of Chester Doyle. Both came down the gangway together and passed through a gaping crowd. They entered a hack and were driven to a Fort street business house where the DroDrietor. after some discussion, agreed to let the young man go on his way over the bounding billows on the payment of $96, which had evidently been forgotten in the hustle and bustle incident to a departure. The money was paid over, the firm bade him a hearty aloha and hd returned tn tho ctoamar mt olnnA ani only a few minutes before the, ves- sel sailed. The leis were replaced about hjg manly form and he wag soon en gaged in resuming his adieus. there was no applause until the tellers, G. W. R. King, a B. Wilson and J. H. Craig, announced that the nominees' were: Kumalae. 50: Avlett. 47 An J drade, 43; Long, 39; Robertson, 3S; Chillingworth, 31. Other candidates were: Harris, 30; Lucas, 9; Brooks. 8; Atkinson, 8. - Territorial Committee Chairman Crabbe then entered and announced that A. G. M. Robertson had declared that he would not accept the office if selected. Wilson then moved that in the event of the refusal of Robertson to run that the vacancy be filled by the name of W. W. Harris, the next highest man. With shouts of approval the resolution passed. There were cries of '"speech" and Aylett was called to the front. He said that the delegates had completed their duty and he thought they had named a ticket which with the help of all working together would be chosen. Chillingworth said that he endorsed the entire platform of the Republican party and pledged himself at all times to act for the interests of the people and the Territory. Carlos A. Long declared that he stood on the Republican platform all the way, and that in this campaign the watchword was work. With every Re publican in the fight he said he thought there would be success attending the fight and he hoped there would be such a struggle that would result in sending to the legislature. Kumalae was cheered. He declared that he hoped to see a majority of Republicans in both branches of : the Legislature, and that it was the duty of everyone to work for the success of the entire ticket. He pleaded for the dropping of any race feeling and work ing for the interests of everyone. He Sfllf tVia f lit lira n f tha TarritnMr flartan. ed upon Republicanism and that the whole ticket must be elected. Harris was called upon and he said that if Robertson could be persuaded to run that he would do all in his c ... TT ,, power to secure his election. He said the Republican party stood as a bul-, wark between the people and the pros-1 pects of more depression as that which has come from the Home Rule legis- nuia v ait liauug the , Republican party might well have steamers leaving Auckland for Hono a majority in the coming legislature, lulu and San Francisco Bhould call at The convention went into executive session and passed a resolution declar- Ino Vi q rionro-A TJ fill o - Vi n A A a no more in the matter of unseating Dr. TJ .1 . :n. 41 1 ... ou'ss.ii w wie uieiuajuiuj, an(i declaring its confidence in him, , , " . . - ..T . T cheers for the candidates nominated. FROZEN MEAT FROM THE SOUTH The Oceanic Company seems to be ,t!, .ntmct with th aland government a solid affair for it is now gaining the hearty goodwill of New Zealanders by openlnsr up a ld stora trftll b(t..n -kj r,. " ' 8 "e oelween INew ea land and Australia, The cold storage capacities of the Oceanic steamers per- , mit large quantities of New Zealand meat to nna its way across to drougntj stricken, stock-starved Australia. New) The New Zealand Herald speaks of j the matter in the following way, after i uecmnng mat me mier-coioniai sieam- ers are not capable of handling the meat transportation problem: "The only things which can help us in this way are the magnificently equipped vessels of the Oceanic line, which are so thoroughly up-to-date and can offer refrigerating chambers when- it. . . tt ,L. ever these are required. Upon this sudden call they are coming to the as sistance of our exporters as our coast- The Ventura took away with her last night no less than a thousand carcasses. o. luuucauu thus opening up a trade which would have been declared impossible only a few weeks ago the placing of New Zealand mutton at advantageous prices uuii me ujt unci inca i. mai ivcu xuia shipment should be regularly followed - .;.,-.v.i k,. t ouiuc auic t-iiiicj uj m i feci consignments. All available refrigerat- j ing space has been engaged for the coming trips of the Ventura's sister- shins, and it will be noted that the SiPrrfl will talro nwav !:nfi Pflrpjisjspfl. I Our farmers are thus enabled to caterour representatives is made up as i fol- X 7oTXi mutton and lamb. Thus we havff' sud- denly and graphically brought home to us one of the many advantages aris- ing from being on the trunk route of a great trans-oceanic service, equipped with hnirp mndfrn stpflmprs. nhl to of the Pacific trade our farmers have th n nf tho vp.ssf.i9 to thp Rvflnfv market when otherwise no mutton could be regularly shipped. And in the near future we may erpect to profit by the opening up of a similar trade with Ho- nolulu and 'Frisco. For Honolulu has to import all its meat, and the Ameri- can growers can hardls' supply their home market. The Sydney demand, in th verv nature of thines. is a transient one, but the Honolulu and 'Frisco de- mands, once commenced, will be per- manent. Auckland Province may profit most directly by this fine service, but the entire colony must also profit by i every extension of our export trade.) We may hope that these considerations Infliino thn fpolino-a nf Smith. ern members and call a halt in the ut- terlv unreasonable attempt which some of "neTn are persistently making to drive the Oceanic line from Auckland." CALL T FANNING 0 Oceanic Steamers to Reach Cable Station. SIERRA THE FIRST TO MAKE CHANGE May Give Honolulu Important News Quicker Than at Presert. In future the mall steamers of the Ooeanic llne on their way to thls p6rt j from Auckland will call at Fanning Isl- and and make a stay there of one hour, The Sierra, which leaves Auckland on . . ,.. , TT , , ... September 19th for Honolulu, will be the first steamer to call there. Some time since Mr. Cuthbert, of the pacinc Cable Board, made a reauest to John p Spreckelg that the mail Fanning Island on their1 way, either each trip or alternate trips. Mr. Spreckels referred the matter to Messrs. TIJ. ot Mnfo.liini. IhA Munr iicnuci ouu diw., -.. Zealand agents for the mail line, re- questing them to place tne matter De fore SirJ. G. Ward, Postmaster-General of New Zealand, stating that he was quite agreeable to fall In with the wishes of the Pacific Cable Board if the ! Postmaster-General gave his approval. This approval was granted and Mr. Spreckels Immediately cabled that the - Sierra would be the first steamer to call there. & the British cable will soon be in British ., abwiM fthe oceanic liners will have an opportunity of nickine ud important news there and bringing it to Honolulu in about three days less time than it now takes for news to come by steamer from the Coast. Fanning Island is about a half nearer Honolulu than San Francisco, Mexican Stab a Porto Blcan. A Porto Rican named Antonio lies in the Queen's Hospital with a knife wound ln nig left shoulder as the re- ran w uUe i.i8 xM last nls" , ' a a a Mexican, did the cutting and UP to a late hour this morning had not been apprehenaed by the police An- tonic, visited the tenement and found the Mexican in the cotmPanyf0thnep0- man According to stories of witnesses ma"- , . s , I the woman's honor which Jose resented. not onlv bv words but with a Kntre wh,ch ne PPed and thrut Into the Porto Rican. Only one cut was . . . .li r.A rr-ha maae aiter w"u;V "c "7:;.,;" ponce were uttut-'u iui anv viuvti man went to the house. He found the Porto Rican suffering considerable pain and weak from the loss of blood, and ... . a 4 had him removed at once to the hos pital for treatment pital for treatment Borne Bute Ticket. Twe tentative ticket of the Demo- consisting of one senator and T "UM' A' , Mr- Damon it is said he has expressed himself positively as De ng out or pon- ucs- ln me eveni ot ms nui running, ucs- in ine event ol "13 "ol Jt 13 said that McCarthy will also take a back seat. Wltn Makainai and J. H. Mahoe, members of the last legislature, among the nominees for the House. Republican Com or 1 tae Keeti. The Republican Territorial commit tee will meet this evening at headquar ters for the purpose of taking up the election of officers, which was deferred from last week. The outlook is that Clarence Crabbe will be the choice for chairman and A. L. C. Atkinson for secretary of the committee. OiMic Off P..rt. The O. & O. S. S. Gaelic was sighted off Diamond Head by Lookout Peterson at 2 o'clock this morning. The Gaelic comes from San Francisco, en route to the Orient. Tn IU j IF