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XT. S. WEATHER BUREAU, SEPT. 28. Last 24 hours rainfall, .01. Tem
perature, Max. 83; Min. 73. ' Weather, fair; light valley showers.
SUGAR96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 3.6875c; Per Ton, $73.75.
88 Analysis Beets 8s 7d; Per Ton, $77.00.
ESTABLISHED JULV 2 1856
VOL. XLII., NO. 7221.
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1905.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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DO MUCH WORK
House Numbering, Recreating of Unexpended
Moneys and Fate of Petitions
The meeting of the Board of Supervisors last night was decidedly unspec
tacular. although a good deal of work was completed. It is doubtful if there
has been a more uneventful session of the board sice its inception.
The following were present: G. W. Smith, chairman; E. R. Adams, J. K.
I'aele, F. Archer, , Jack Lucas, II. T. Moore, Auditor Bicknell, Deputy County
Attorney Milverton, Road Supervisor Johnson "and A. E. Murphy.
The very voluminous minutes of the
last meeting were read and approved.
The pass'ng cf piyrolls of the variovs
county departments for the latter half
of September was then proceeded with.
County employes are now paid semi
monthly in place of once a month.
The Committee on Ways and Means
had nothing to report.
Chairman Smith said that he had
certain warrants before him for house
numbering', etc., and that he was sup
posed to certify that the work had been
faithfully performed. . He wanted to
inow how he was to know that these
cervices had been faithfully performed.
The same question arose in the matter
c-f park keepers' salaries, etc.
Five men, it transpired, are now
working on the parks. -
Rapid Transit tracks on Queen street,
Deputy County Attorney Milverton
stated that the office, had been too
busy to prepare an opinion.
Light was sought regarding a noto
riously dirty lane and it was learned
that the matter had been attended to.
The chair asked as to the status of
the county's endeavor to secure the
special road tax on deposit in the
There is a well defined suspicion that
if mandamus proceedings be instituted
against the treasury, the .county may
Auditor Bicknell reported on moneys
not expended from appropriations.
There is about $1200 to be credited back
to the general fund. v
In Adam's opinion it would be well
to pass a resolution returning this un-
STRICKEN BY PAR
New York Bank Loses Securities
Ask that Canteen Be Restored
Disasters in Italy.
(Associated Press Cablegrams.)
NEW YORK, September 29. Securities to the amount of
$360 ,000 have been obtained hv forcrrv f mm Matmnoi r: Doi-
- j Ci J mw vvWAAUA Wlljr
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BIOGRAPHER OF BRET
HARTE DIES IN LONDON
; LONDON, September 29. T. Edgar Pemberton, the dramatist,
Adams was of the opinion that the expended cash to the general fund.
chairman should sign in the matter Bicknell suggested that the board
of park keepers' salaries.
MAJOR. GENERAL STOESSEL.
. x- (Associated Press Cablegram.)
MOSCOW, September 29,
stroke of paralysis.
-General Stoessel has suffered a
wait each month until all money de-
: Warrants amounting to 89a were mands were in and then appropriate
Certified correct by various depart- the required sum.
S Lment heads, and ordered paid. - j Archer wanted the board to appro-
f- JL fixed salaries - for all departments priate" the. whole amount of the money
tlnsr to SlfiTO were received each month bv the countv for
Salary demands for $220 were order
ed paid. Particulars in this case were
not given. The amount covers three
Demands for $169 by the Committee
on Roads, Bridges and Parks were ap
The Roads and Bridges Committee
presented a demand for $110 for road
men and cantonieres.
raraTir!5 . totaling $1,674.60 for road
department labor were approved.
It was reported by George Nawaa
koa that the steel bridge at Waipahu
iinfi hopn taken away and a concrete
culvert was being- substituted. The
Territory was doing the work out of
the road fund.
. "The county would soon be pulled
n if it did that sort of thing," re
According to Nawaakoa, a frail
Afcooden bridge is being at present used
at Wainfihu. He wanted the steel
Adams asked for $62.60 for the police
department's , materials and supplies
alongr the line of detective work.
Tim Ttavmpnt was authorized by a
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Police salary demands totaling- $7,-
104.49 were passed.
Fire department salary demands to
the amount of $3675 were approved..
Requisitions for $150 were put in by
the Committee on Sanitation and
Health, and approved. This was for
the garbage department.
. The Electric Light department's de
mands for $570 were passed, also a
demand for $100 for salaries in this
A discussion arose as to whether the
board should authorize the payment of
J300 odd for bills contracted by a road
hnard of which Henry Cobb Adams
v chairman. Vhile road boards
liave gone out of existence the cred
itors are entitled To their warrants.
all expenditures, authorizing- all ex
penditures by one 1 resolution. Any
balance could be thrown back Into the
general fund. In this way all depart
ments could be covered by one reso
A resolution was drawn up by Adams
crediting back the unexpended appro
priations to the general fund. The
resolution was passed, Paele voting
, "Do you understand what the reso
lution is?" asked Smith.
Paele thought "that estimates for the
entire six months must be made."
"Estimates don't mean appropria
Hons," said Moore.
"A very good point," exclaimed the
chair, "I'm glad Mr. Paele brought it
"It was broug'it up once before,'
The chair assisted by Attorney Mil
verton looked up the County Act and
the chair read Section 63 which reads:
"The estimate shall be for the ensu
-That doesn't mean the period be
hind us," observed the chair.
A communication from A. E. Murphy
was read. It related to street number-
in er and was in the nature of a re
CHINESE LAUNDRYMEN v
ADOP HIGHER TARIFF
The Workers Form Union and Demand More
Money, Shorter Hours of Labor
T. Edgar Pemberton, draraatisl, journalist, novelist and lecturer, ig prin
cipally known in America through his work with Bret Ilarte, with whom he
collaborated in several plays. He Mas born at Birmingham Heath on July
1, 1849. He was the dramatic critic of the Birmingham Daily Post. He pub
lished several biographies, among them the ljfe of Bret Harte.
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PARTRIDGE FOR MAYOR
ON THE FUSION TICKET
SAN FRANCISCO, September 29 The Democratic and Re
publican conventions have completed their" fusion by nominating
j jointly Assistant City and County Attorney John S. Partridge for
mayor. -. .. : ,
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SPEAK FOR CANTEEN
DETROIT, September 29.- The congress of military surgeons
now in session have formally resolved to ask the government to re
store the canteen. They place their request on the eround of d re-
Hereafter the tariff on washing done by Honolulu's Chinese laundrymen J venting increase of disease.
will be raised, a protective combination on the part of the washmen being the
Allee same white man, the pake preparers of clean linen have become
enamored of the prospect of more pay and fewer working hours and have
fomted an association or union called the Wah Hing Tong.
DISASTERS IN ITALY.
ROME, September 29. A mountain 300 meters high near
me doss wasnmen are not in on this particular deal, which has just gone AieUo has been Ut jn twain b an earthQuake. A cvclone at Soar-
iuiu vpaai-ivu, uut cvm mau jactt. a wasuer, wringer anu starcner in iono- 1 , . ... , . , , ,
' s aniz has killed several and done much damage to property.
has joined the movement and apparently intends to stay with it.
The men want more money, shorter hours 7 a. m. to 6 p. m. and demand
onal remuneration for work done overtime.
So strong is the union that every boss laundryman in Honolulu has been
obliged to accede to the demands of his employes.
The movement naturally means that while the Chinese laundry proprietors
are paying more monev in wages thev are receiving less actual service, nnd to
meet this changed condition of things they have decided to raise prices all eral Ming of unrest, but it is believed that a pacific agreement will
round and already instances of their elevated scale of prices have come to light, be the result.
UNREST AT BUDAPEST.
BUDAPEST, September 29. There is no abatement in the gen-
Where a person formerly paid say $1.00 per week for washing, he is now
Adams wanted to know if surveying charged $1.25, and where he was mult-ted $2.00 he is now taxed $2.50.
Said Sing High, one of the most polished and successful of local laundry-
men, to an Advertiser representative yesterday:
'Chinaman allee same Englishman, likee more short time and more big;
money. fcpose white man no likee pay more money, him wahine must makee
wash. Chinaman no more can do. Too much have lose monev before time.
Now too much saw.
Murphy said that the only thing: left
undone was the recording- in the block
books. All outside work was complete.
Some districts will receive numbers
in two or three weeks. -It will taKe
about two months to complete the
"Waikikl district as surveying is necessary.
A protracted discussion on the ethics
of the gentle art of house numbering
A letter from Fire Chief Thurston
was read referring to his departure on
a vacation for the mainland.
Archer asked what the board would
do if Thurston vacated for four months
when the board had allowed him his
salary for but three months.
"He won't get the other month s
pay," answered the cnair.
A petition was read from Koolaupo-
ko asking for the removal of Road
Overseer Peck, he not being a regis
tered voter and his residence not be
TAFT GOES EAST.
THE HAWAIIAN SONG BIRD
NEVER HAD A MUSIC LESSON
Archer asked if the board could pay ng in the district.
-Mnm-e wanted to know if the $300
was to come put of the special road
tax. . 1 v i ,
"Yes," said the chairman. -
Adams moved to refer the matter to
Paele of Koolau, the district in question.
Smith asked for the report of the
The petition was tabled on Lucas
"It's a d d insult," snapped Lucas.
The chair's pencil tapped reprov
"Anybody can petition." said Lucas.
"They make statements that are not
correct," said Lucas. ,
The chair held that a petition is a
petition, be it of an insulting nature
Archer kokuaed Smith's . sentiments
and touched on extravagance in pay-
special committee on a bill presented
by T. H. Davies & Co., for a window in supervisors.
hrnkon tvu- a ma ii worker. I Moore's idea was that a petition
. . a I shnnlA be referred to a committee to
IX Adams rePnea tnai ne r , .1 find out if the charges and assertions
f fed that the county pay nan, contained therein, be correct.
"Vdamage was done by accident. I Lucas wanted Paele for a committee
l-f m reply to a call from the chair f or J and . Paele passed the buck up to the
a ronnrt on the petitions to remove the I (Continued on Page z.)
ine Jforiiana journal .says: i vocal, (a) "Old Plantation," (b) "Ma-
Madame Nane Alanai. the soorano of unalua-" Koyal Hawaiian dee club;
- aim. X U! TT a. v
the Royal Hawaiian band, whose sing- DU"r uara mew;, &ou-
. a;j vucai, n, noie n aimea, idj
"Oiwi Nani," Madame Xane Alapai;
I waltz, "Blue Danube" (Strauss); vocal.
(a) "Lani Hull." (b) "WlliwiliwaU"
Royal Hawaiian Glee club; march
ing of native songs has been the mus
ical sensation of the fair, has never had j
a music lesson in her life.
All she knows about vocalism is from
her own observation and the inci
dental rehearsals given her by Conduc
tor Berger. Her voice is naturally
sweet and her talent distinctively na
tive. Madame Alapai has been married
for a number of years. She is ambi
tious for operatic work, and there is
just a prospect that she may lead a
native opera company in Honolulu
within a short time.
The Royal Hawaiian band will play
the following programs at the exposi
tion on Sunday, the night program
closing the local engagement of this
Afternoon Overture, "Festival"
(Lortzing); ballad. "The Holy City"
(Adams); vocal, (a) "Pua Alani," (b)
"Nua i ka Palai," Madame Nane Ala
pai; selection, "Patience" (Sullivan);
"Uncle Sammy" (Holzman); "Hawaii
Ponoi." "The Stir Spangled Banner."
Evening (farewell concert) March.
"The Lewis and Clark Exposition'
(Young); overture, "Poet and Peasant"
(Suppe); vocal, (a) "Hilo Kupa Loke,"
(b) "Mahina Malamalama," Madame
Nane Alapai; introduction, "Carmen
(Bizet); vocal, (a) "Pupu Kani Oe,"
(b) "Hoeueu." Royal Hawaiian Glee
club; "The Grand International Mus
ical Congress" (Sousa); vocal, (a) "Lau
Vabine." (b) "Hone Ae Nei," Madame
Nane Alapai; waltz, "The "Wedding of
the Winds" (Hal!); vocal, (a) "Hono
lulu," (b) "Hula-Hula," Royal Hawai
ian Glee club; finale, "Stare and Stripe"
Forever" (Sous): "Auld Lang Syne,"
"Aloha Oe." "Hawaii Ponoi," "The
Star Spantrled Banner," "Pau" (liter
ally, "That's all"). -
SAN FRANCISCO, September 29. Secretary of War Taf t has
left for. Washington. ,
HANOVER, September 28. The iugar refiners of Germany are endeavoring
to form a trust. -
SA2T .FRANCISCO, September 28. Secretary Taft pent today Inspecting
the Sacramento river. .
ST. PETSESBTJEO, September 28 BL de Witte arrived here today and
was given a most hearty reception..
POST SAID, September 28. The Chatham was blown up, bat n great
damage done. The canal will be closed four days.
MANILA, September 28. The following ships went aground during the
recent typhoon: Ersklne M. Phelps, Hecla and bark Alta.
ST. PETERSBURG, September 28. A council of professors has voted in
favor of the unrestricted admission of Jews to the National University.
PARIS, September 28. Minister Eouvier and Prince von Radolia, the
German Ambassador, have signed the accord of the Moroccan conference.
ST. PETERSBURG, "September 28. Action taken by the Imperial Council
assures that Siberia will be included within the scope of the National Assembly.
Ml IMPALED Oil
A BUGGY SHAFT
An unusual accident which may have
a fatal ending, occurred at me &iock-
yards Stables yesterday morning.
A horse and buggy were being taken
out of the stables when an automobile
getting under way, scared the horse
and caused it to plunge.
A young man named Kunst, who was
In the stable ate time, grabbei.he
horse's bridle f."an attempt to bi g
the horse to a standstill. His action
made matters worse and a uddti
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