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HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 1903
Entered Jn 19. 1903, at Honolulu, Hawaii, as Second
CUsa Matter, Under Act of Congress f March , ISTtt.
PRINCE ALBERT KUNUIAKEA'S BODY
BORNE IN STATE TO THE CAPITOL
Explanation Asked if
Bob's Brother lays a Snug Short
age to B. H. Sum Involved
Is $2,337 85.
Ano:her shortage is reported la th
Public Works office, and the responsi
bility for It lies between Charles Wil
cox, th disbursing agent of the de
partment, and B. Haywood Wright,
late chief clerk in the office. The
shortage is not exactly a new one, but
it 13 only recently that the matteccame
to light when experts appointed by the
Legislature began their investigations.
The amount of the alleg?-l shortage
is said to be 12,337.85, which corre
sponds exactly with an Item in the
Governor's recom JiendatIoi3 as to un
paid bills, which reads: "Road board
There appears to be some difficulty
In fixing the responsibility for the
a-?J shortage, which Is separate and
apart from any of tha alleged embez
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zleoents charged against B. H. Wright
and James 11. Boyd. In the absence of
Superintendent Cooper it was difficult
yesterday to ascertain any of the facts
in connection with the case, but from
what can be learned they are about as
Charles Wilcox, brother of Robert, is
disbursing agent in the Public Works
office, and as such all warrants except
ing those paid directly from the Audi
tor's office go through him. He was
appointed by Mr. Boyd. ani his prin
cipal duty is to go over the payrolls of
the Department. Owing to the impos
sibility of issuing payrolls in the out
iile districts it hs become the custom
for roa l boards to send their payrolls
io WiK-ox. with a request that he se
cure the amounts and remit to them
th warrant approved by him, or in
f-aic '.iaes where it is difficult to get
rh Ij forward th- coin. I.nct August,
accpr.;:i; to the story toM. Wilcox re
tive( from the Auditor th-' warrants
ffr roal boards in Kan. Htwaii; Ka
waihau. Kauai; and Ko:.a. Hawaii,
anil pr-jtcetled to cash tnem. Alto
Tihir. the warrants aniotinted to
S:.r,2T 3nd for these Mr. Wilcox got
th toil lustfal of sending the war
rants :- th road board. Wilcx put the
rcon-y in the safe of the hlef clerk.
I-...H. Wright, so ha s.iys.
The money has f-Ince not been ac
"'jntt for. and the chairmen of the
road boards have been clamoring for
the amounts due ot the payrolls which
The Program of the
Karnehameha III. Prince Albert. Queen Kalaxiia.
I PRINCE ALBERT AS AN INFANT.
S From a picture hanin on the walls of the home of the late Prince Albert Kunuiakea. Made about 1853.
th Ttahili nl tho rhantin? of th P- ni. thd Roman Catholic service will
sreneal-ev of the Prince were continued be Vicar Libert oinciating
through the night and will be a part of A detail oT the National Guard was as
the weird ceremony until the casket is ; signed as a guard of honor yesterday
borne from the palace.
The committee on decoration.? was as
follows: Mrs. Carrie Robinson. Mrs.
Helen Holt. Mrs. Mary Beckley. Mrs.
In the old throne room of the Capitol Kna. Mrs. A. P.
Buildlnsr. where royalty once held line Magoon. Mrs. Alice Hutchinson
sway, the remains of Prince Albert M,s Bue. Mis May Low Nevr Divorce.
. . Harry Davison. J. McGuire. Ida Brown has sued C. H. Brown for
Kunuiakea were laid in state yester- , ' .
I From 11 a. m. to 1 p. m. today the divorce.
At 6 o'clock to the ac- J body ulI, ,ie in state in the old throne Helen W. Craft has entered
PIERPOHT MORGAN BUYS
VUELTA ABAJO DISTRICT
Trip to the
Irving M. Scott Displaced Typhoid Serum
Discovered A $70,000 Horse.
Ames Brought Back.
(ASSOCIATED PRESS CABJLEOKAKS.)
TAMPA. Fla., Mar. I4. J. Pierpont Morgan has, it is rcportctl,
bought the entire Vuelta Ahajo district in Cuba on behalf of the tobacco
trust. This district furnishes the best cigar tobacco in the worM
ami a large part of its product has long been contracted for on behalf
of the royalty and aristocracy of Europe.
Ames Brought Back.
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 14. Former Mayor Ames, who was ap
prehended in Vermont, has been brought back to this city to stand trial
on charges of malfeasance in office. Enormous crowds were at the
depot when he arrived. Ames was out on bail when he disappeared
and forfeited his bond.
Afternoon and will remain under arms
until the procession moves this after
noon. 'm '
The order of procession today appears
Taylor, Mrs. Emme- elsewhere in a ny Authority notice.
companiment- of muffled drums and room of the Capitol.
the solemn tread of soldiery the casket
containing the body of the last heir
presumptive of the Katnehamehas was
brousht from his late residence in Pa
lama to the old royal estate where th
Prince as a boy had been raised in the
family of Karnehameha III. The pro
cession from the residence was headed
by a drum corps followed by four com
panies of the First Regiment of the Na
tional Guard of Hawaii. Behind the
troops came the hearse bearing the
royal casket, flanked by youngr Hawai
ian chiefs bearing large and small
feather kahilis. These were novel in
the startling array of beautiful colored
feathers and in the adaptation of an
cient funeral customs. Uehind tne
hearse came the mourners, the chiefs
and chiefesses according to rank as
recognized among the Hawaiian.
When the military filed into the Capitol
erounds they divided on each side of
From 1 to 1:20 : against H. J. Craft for divorce.
CHINESE PINEAPPLE MEN
ARE DOWN ON COMPETITION
Thev Won't Sell Plants to Small Farmers.
Bruner's Trip to Distant
The Chinese vegetable growers in and about Honolulu have ar
rayed themselves against the small farmers, their opposition taking that
most effective of all forms the form of the boycott
"It is not true, as was reported on the streets, that I have cornered
the market for pineapple plants." The speaker was Mr. V. Y. Dru-
ner of the Kona Coast, coffee planter and pineapple grower. "I 1.
not even attempted to corner the market. There are lots of pineapple
plants here, enough to take care of a very considerable area of land.
Put the Chinese will not sell plants to these small growers. Vhy
the driveway allowing the hearse to I The reason is plain enough. These people have grown pineapples about
. . ., .. us , ' inI cr1l tlim on tbi street n Honolulu The Chinese
pass between serried lines 01 wmins.iiin., .-". -v. . - . --
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standing at present arms. Col. Soper , liave seen tnem aoing u. uic limiiw nui ioi. x nc.
and Capt.' Hawes of the Governor's have had a pretty good thing growing pineapples for the local market.
staff, in full uniform, met the remains They see that market in danger of slipping away from them, and they
at the front entrance of the Capitol
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throne room and deposited upon a bier j sell the pines in Honolulu. I. ut tliey nave no plants to sen to tnese
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overspread with a beautiful pail of men wno are taking tneir marKet away irom tnem.
'will not sell plants to the men who are threatening to run them out.
, Thev come to me and say, 'We will let you have plants. You will not
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eavy black velvet faced with yellow
silk. At the head was a maenineent
feather kahili f black and yellow and
fvindeLil.r.-i authorized by the Roman
Catholic church. Four huge kahilis,
the tabu marks of the royal presence,
destcnated the sacred enclosure and
within this, six chiefs, three on each
side of the bi-r. were placed upon
watch, wavinc small kahilis in unison
over the casket. From the old thr-.ne
of the Kalakaua the crown flasr of Ha
waii was suspended and over th- en
trances the Hawaiian odors were drap
ed. A beautiful array of palms uion
the dais, together with the picturesque
old throne room chairs, formed a pleas
ing pi.-ture. When the beautifnl crys
tal candelabra were illuminated the
scene beneath was spectacular.
The main staircase from the hallway ,
was lined with palms. The waving of
"I am more interested in coffee than in pineapples, myself." went
on Mr. Primer. "I took up pineapple growing, in fact, to hold my
laborers. I have always been uneasy, more or less, about the labor
supply here, and I thought that if I could get something that would
keep my men busy when there was no work in coffee, it would be 3
Cod thin; Pineapples seemed to promise well tor this, but it hasn t j stealing, was yesterday sentenced by
worked out that wav. In fact. I have two sets of laborers now. one set Jud?e De Bolt to pay a fine of $z: an 1
for pineapples, and the other set for the coffee plantation.
"I am not complaining. I have had good coffee crops, rinding my
Irving M. Scott Out.
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 14. Frank Jeffrey of Ohio has suc
ceeded Irving M. Scott as manager of the Union Iron Works. Mr.
Jeffrey represents the American Shipbuilding trust which now controls
the local institution.
LONDON, Mar. 14. Joseph Chamberlain landed today on his
return from the South African colonies and was accorded an enthu
siastic public and official reception. His mission is regarded as having
Roosevelt's Western Trip.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 14. President Roosevelt will start-on his
trip to the Pacific Coast on April 1, visiting Washington, Oregon 'and
California and making short stops in various States and Territories en-
Two Million Dollar Fee
NEW YORK, Mar. 14. It is stated that when the Panama Canil
treaty is ratified. Attorney Cromwell of this city, who has worked on
the matter for four years, will receive a fee of $2,000,000.
A Threatened Strike.
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 14. Owing to the various grievances
which were entailed by the former strike, local street car employes
threaten to strike again.
High Priced Horseflesh.
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 14. The owner of Dan Patch, the great
racing horse, has refused an offer of $70,000.
A Typhoid Serum.
LONDON, Mar. 14. A Scotch physician announces the import
ant discovery of a typhoid serum.
California in Luck.
SACRAMENTO. Cab, Mar. 14. The Legilature has adjourned.
CHILTON GETS 'DIVORCE DAY IN
OFF WITH FINE CIRCUIT COURT
Harry Chilton, found sruilty of child- I Yesterday was the lart day of the
February term of Circuit Court. It was
also divorce day and four sepa ratlonn
costs. The court in passing sentence were granted. Judge re Bolt granted
remarked that he did not believe the a divorce to Kahinu Melcalf from Thos.
as much to J
market in San Francisco, and I have now about 100.000 pineapple plants statute a eo.-d one. and that the cae Met. aif on the ground of non-support.
.out. 1 propose to put up a cannery, as soon as it is needed. But the 'was not of such an aecravated nature and onKrr-d th payment of twenty dol
: 1 r . 1 " t -I? 1 .1 1- 1 fa-s had beer, derj ibed. He said al?o lars a month alimony.
leb'cct of mv trip to tropical America I wid leave bv the Korea and!1 na ' .
J - 1 1 ' v rr.i ..-.. 0 ,,.,rtvi'.ir.t in u h a t - He also granted S-ra, K. Anvtone a
Hill l tilT 1 CI t i
MiAn nracticed on the divorce from John Fair Any tone and
parent ; one to John Kepana from Mara'M Ke-
Judse De Bolt denied the motion for . pana on the ground of desertion,
a new trial in the case and an appeal: Alice Gay Harris - as granted a di
to the Supreme Court was taken. ' vorce from Albert V. Harris on the
In the case of Yim Quon. charged ground .f intoxication and nori-up port,
with forging an instrument, motion to 'The wife eetifled that her husband was
cjuash the indictment was presented " cruel, a habitual drunkard and a ci'ur
and overruled byJudge De Bolt. I ette fiend.
will viit lamaica. Luna and Central .menca is quite
look into the coffee interest as into the growing of pines. Still. I shall
look into the pineapple business. I do not think, for one thing, that
we have altogether the best varieties of pines here, and it is part of mv
purpose to get sample plants from the various places I visit to be tried
at mv place, and at Pearl City. Those people are with me in the
matter, and we will see wnether there is a possibility of growing even
better pines than we are grow ing now." ...