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44MMMMMMMMMM4MMtM4M4f t WEATHER FORECAST FOR TODAY. Moderate trades and fair weather. Z SUGAR-96 Centrifugals, 3.875. 88 Analysis beets 8s Qd. H H H M M H I M H t MM ESTABLISHED JULY 2, 1856. M M M H H M M M- M t M M M M M M KTOL, XXXVIII. NO. 6620 HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 3903. PRICE FIVE CENTS. EXCELSIOR LODGE LAYS CORNER STONE HALF A MILLION f I 3 FOR DEFENSE OF HAWAII General Gillespie Recommends Ex penditures for Fortifying the Island of Oahu. Russia Resents Attitude of United States and England Underwriters Refuse to Take Risks on Japanese Vessels. OFFICERS OF EXCELSIOR LODGE NO. 1, !. 0. 0. F. Reading from right to left top row H. C. Carter, A. Jacobsen, B. F. Lee, Chas. Sawyer, J. M. Oat, J. Lando, J. Dutot, O. H. lower row P. G- Noyes, Chas. S. Crane, L. Todd, L. Petrie, A. F. Clark, L. L. La Pierre, H. T. Moore. Walker, 0 xxxxxoxxxxx CXXXXhXXXXXX ooooxooxxoooo cxxxxxxxxxo impressive Ceremony Accompanies the Dedica- tion Odd Fellows Gather and Listen to Address by W. 0. Smith. Upon the site of the Odd Fellows building which stood for nearly half a century Excelsior Lodge yesterday laid the cornerstone for the beautiful new temple which will now replace It. Fully 3. thousand people, nearly all of them Odd Fellows or members of secret so cieties, witnessed the impressive cere mony which started the new structure on its way. The various secret societies of the city assembled in their lodge rooms early in the afternoon and met at Elks Hall at three o'clock. At 3:30 o'clock the pro cession moved down Miller street in charge of Grand Marshal Jacob Lando. In the line were all the L O. O. F. lodges, Pacific Rebekah No. 1, Olive Branch No. 2, Harmony Lodge No. 3, Excelsior Lodge No. 1, Polynesian En campment No. L also Hawaiian Tribe No. 1, Court Camoes 8110, A. O. F.; ourLunalilo 6600. A. O. F.; Honolulu trie 140. Representatives were present lso from Geo. W. De Long Post No. 45, G. A. R-; Court Hawaii No. 3769, B. P. O. E. 616, and from all the Masonic and K. of P. lodges. AT THE BUILDING. The marchers, there being over 400 in line, made a very striking appear ance, most of them wearing regalia of their offices. The ladies marched as well as the men. In the lead were the officers of Excelsior Lodge and those taking part in the ceremony. The building site was prettily decor ated with flags and bunting, the bare scantlings being hidden by the wealth f color. A platform had also been erected on the mauka end of the foun dation upon which the lodge officers were seated. MR. PETRIE'S ADDRESS. Mr. L. Petrie, Noble Grand, opened the program with a brief address. He said: My brethren, we have assembled on this occasion to perform an interesting and important ceremony; one which we trust will have its proper, influence up on your hearts and minds. The soot on which we stand has been selected jfupan which to erect a temple to be con secrated to the great principles of our Order; and we are here today to in augurate the enterprise by laying the first foundation or cornerstone in the structure, with the solemn ceremonies befitting such an occasion. The work so auspiciously begun can be consummated only by persevering ef forts and patient industry; ' and we should enter upon it with a determina tion to carry it forward to comnletion, until its capstone shall be brought with rejoicings, and the edifice shall present beauty, symmetry, and proportion ev ery way adapted to the uses and pur poses for which It is designed. Before proceeding to the immediate duties of the occasion, it is right and proper that we invoke the Divine bless ing, without which no good work can succeed. Our Grand Chaplain will now address the Throne of Grace. The choir and Excelsior Lodge sang "O Lord of Hosts" and Chaplain Mack intosh offered a short prayer with the audience standing. JUDGE ESTEE'S ILLNESS. Mr. Petrie announced with regret that the address by Judge Estee would not be given, because of his illness. Mr. L. L. La Pierre, the secretary, read the list of the contents of the cod per box and the officers of Excelsior then left the platform and stepped be low to where the corner stone was to be laid at the mauka-Waikiki corner, just behind an iron pillar. THE CEREMONY. The actual laying of the cornerstone was most impressive. The mortar was spread upon the waiting foundation by Mr. Petrie, and Contractor Builder John Ouderkirk lowered the heavy stone. AS PURE AS WATER. As the stone was lowered and the cop per box placed within Mr. Petrie dash ed a glass of water upon it savins: "In the name of Friendship, as pure as this water, I lay this cornerstone; and as it here forms the basis of this edifice, binding together in harmony and consistency the component parts of Its superstructure, so may true Friend ship ever constitute the foundation of our social fabric, and unite the family of man in one fraternal brotherhood." LOVE AS FLOWERS. Then upon it was placed a bunch of flowers, the Noble Grand saying: "In Love, symbolized by these flow ers, I lay this cornerstone; and as it underlies and supports this material temple, so may Love ever be the chief foundation stone of the moral tern Die of our order; and the divine sentiment of Love ever animate the hearts of all its votaries." SYMBOLIC OF TRUTH. Next was poured from a goblet a handful of wheat, symbolic of "Truth." Mr. Petrie said: "In Truth, represented by this wheat, I lay this cornerstone; trusting that Truth may ever prevail over error; and (Continued on page 3.) NATIVE KILLED IN DRUNKEN FIGHT AT PEARL HARBOR Kaaihue Dies in a Wrestling Bout in House at Puuloa and Kaniena is Charged With Being His Murderer. Murder was the result of a scuffle between two close friends at Puuloa yesterday afternoon, and the man charged with the deed is now held at the police station pending inquiry into the matter by the police and the coroners jury. Drink is assigned as the cause of the trouble, the participants in the fray both having indulged rather freely in gin during, the day. Kaaihue, a Hawaiian well known both in Honolulu and at Pearl Harbor, is the dead man, and his murder is said to have been at the hands of Kaniena, a fisherman of Puuloa. The latter was brought to Honolulu last evening by Abe Kekai, a former member of the police department, the alleged murderer having surrendered himself into Kekai's custody. Kaaihue and Kaniena were at the house of Maukeala at Puuloa yesterday forenoon and a portion of the afternoon. The house is a two-story affair located near the entrance to the Pearl Harbor channel. There was another man in the-house, as well as a few women. A quantity of gin was produced and the men proceeded to drink heartily of it. One by one the men succumbed to tlje liquor, until one, whose name was not given to the police yesterday evening, went off to sleep. Kaaihue and Kaniena are said to have leen on the most friendly terms until about 3 o'clock when both began to boast of their physical prowess. A good deal of bantering is said to have been bandied back and forth until Kaniena said he could defeat his companion in a tussle. The uncorroborated story of Kaniena is to the effect that on this challenge the men stood up and began to wrestle. Evidently the wrestling match turned into a fistic encounter, for Kaaihue was subse quently knocked down. Kaniena is then said to have pounced upon Kaaihue while he was prostrate, holding him to the floor and belabor ing him with his fists. The fighting continued for a long time, Kaaihue getting the worst of the encounter, until the women interfered and endeavored to part the men whose friendship seemed to have turned into anger and hate. Kaniena warned the women to keep away or he would serve them the same way. The women roused the sleeping man. and with his aid the fighting men were separated. Kaniena then left the place. "When the others tried to get Kaaihue to his feet they discovered that he was unconscious and subsequently ascertained that he was dead. Blood was streaming from a wound back of his left ear, and his face was covered with blood. His left ear also appeared to have been bitten. The proper authorities at Pearl City were notified, and an investigation begun. Abe Kekai secured Kaniena and brought him to the city and placed him in jail. Kaniena was sobejr at that time and seems to he deeply grieved over the affair. Deputy Sheriff Chillingworth will make a thorough investigation. Kaniena is said to be a relative of Koolau, the famous Kauai leper, against whom a whole company of soldiers was sent to capture him. Koolau on that occasion killed three of the soldiers. (ASSOCIATED PRESS CABLEGRAMS.) "WASHINGTON', Oct. 25. In the annual report of Brigadier General Gillespie, Chief of Engineers to the War Department, ho recommends the appropriation of half a million dollars for the purchase of land sites for the army fortifications in Hawaii. He also says that work will commence soon on the plan of defense for Honolulu. Con gress is asked to make an appropriation for the work. I General Geo. L. Gillespie is Chief of Engineers, IT. S. A. In his annual report for 1902, General Gillespie asked for the sum of $526, 100 for work on Hawaiian coast defense. During the latter part of 1901 an army board consisting of Col. Heuer, Lieut-Col. Davis, Major Birkhimer, and Captain Adam Slaker made an elaborate in vestigation of the question here, and picked out locations around Hono lulu at which fortifications should be erected. Resents Anglo-American Attitude. ST. PETERSBURG, Oct 25. There is a growing resentment here against both America and England because of the supposed sympathy of these two nations for Japan in her attitude on the Manehurian question. England is said to be actively in sympathy with Japan although the Anglo-Japanese pact will hardly be carried out to the extent of an offensive alliance. YOKOHAMA, Oct 20. The Japanese Secretary from Korea was prevented from landing at Yongampho. Refuse War Risks. LIVERPOOL, Oct. 26. The Marine Underwriters have refused war risks on Japanese vessels. This may affect some of the boats running through Honolulu. The Maru boats are all sailing under the Japanese flag. o Redmond Opposes Irish Emigration. LOXDOX, Oct 26. Redmond, the famous Irish leader, is out in an address in which he opposes the further emigration of Irishmen to America. o Turkish Governor a Suicide. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 26. The governor of Ari has com mitted suicide because his demand for reinforcements was refused. o - Roosevelt Spoke to Missionaries. WASHINGTON, Oct. 25. President Roosevelt addressed a mass missionary meeting today. Thousands heard him speak. o Heavy Gales on English Coast. LONDON, Oct. 26. Heavy gales are reported all along the English coast Much damage to shipping is reported. o Cruel California Mother. MONTEREY, Oct 25. A Monterey mother strangled her three children here todav. She was insane. Pope Receives Venetians. ROME, Oct. 26. The Pope today received two thousand Vene tians at the Vatican. o Revolutionists Effect a Landing. PANAMA, Oct. 25. The revolutionists have effected a landing at Catalina. FOB ADDITIONAL. OABLEtfBAKS SEE PAGE 3 I - L . .