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VOL. XLIV., NO.
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 7, 1906.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
OAHU'S VOTERS OVERTHROW GREAT REPUBLICAN
THE BROWN-VIDA MACHINE
Iaukea and Jarrett Elected-Soardof Supervisors
Has Three Republicans tiatri', Waterhouse
and Gear Defeated-Legislative Ticket Mainly
It was but a little after dark when a crowd gathered in front
of the Advertiser office to watch the bulletin boards. It was a ;
well-set-up crowd, good-natured, sober and optimistic. The first
returns that reached it were from the other side of the island and
were favorable to the Democratic candidate; and during the long
hours that followed, alternating gains and losses stimulated hopes
and fears, but the crowd did not disperse until the final word came
that laukea's election was conceded at Republican headquarters by
eighteen voters and Jarrett's by much more. Then there was wild
cheering and a run for home. Meanwhile there had been music
and stereopticon pictures shown from the Advertiser's balcony and 1
a reading of the Associated Press cablegrams about the mainland
The Advertiser's count of the returns on Brown and Iaukea
does not quite reach the total of Republican concessions. Here
are the figures:
Iaukea 2 73 5
Majority for Iaukea 13
At Democratic headquarters the majority for Iaukea is fixed
at 10 or was at one a
usual in such cases, to ask for a recount.
TRIUMPH II THE
New j York Elects Hughes Over
Hearst by 30,000-California and
San Francisco Republican Con
gress Republican on Partial Returns.
the present election will be all the tes-
m. The Republicans are expected, as is , timoniai the Advertiser wants."
Much money was lost over the de-
Brown and Vida. and midnight
many of the "boys." and the
COL. CURTIS P. IAUKEA.
cess of those whom it opposes. I guess Fourth District with another landslide
of votes for Iaukea and the Demo-
It was a great old night.
The crowd downtown was on deck
by 7 p. m. and devoured election re
turns posted at various points until
It wits a
all for Brown. That was when the
' figures displayed favored him. Later ,
on, however, when laukea's star was
in the ascendancy the sentiment of the
J gathering changed entirely and the'
j final announcement of laukea's elec
tion was greeted with deafening cheers
while the news of Vida's defeat was ;
received with hooting and booing.
Vida's downfall seemed certain from
the first but it was generally expected
good-natured, joshing crowd ttat BrOWn would Pul1 through.
. . j "That 11 De a nice state ot anairs.
i was a remark frequently heard. "If
Brown is elected and Vida defeated, '
the former will keep Vida in his old
position as sheriff's assistant and
things will be every bit as bad as they
I are now."
I "Not by a darn sight if he has to
I deal with an unfriendly Board of Su- J
pervisors who would refuse to appro- j
priate for an assistant," was a popular
answer to the above remark.
Well, Brown didn't win and Jarrett
did, so everything is lovely and more '
than one goose is cooked.
'-v'f . v 4- -
'girls." too, for thai matter, good and
An evening paper a little further up broke,
the street started to give returns and A pathetic appeal to police head
to do a stereopticon stunt, but quit in quarters signally failed to relieve the
disgust when it was seen that its pet
candidates had gone by the board.
Wliile the contest for the shrievalty
attracted the lion's share of attention,
the fight for the other offices was keen
ly regarded. The defeat of Gear seem
ed to give satisfaction to everyone ex
cept those inside and outside the Bul
letin office who seemed to take the
It was all very touching.
Gear beaten," said one man, "if only
and the biggest that has ever marked
the night of a local election. Women matter surprisingly to heart,
brightened the occasion by hundreds "I'm glad to see Brown. Vida and
and music and jollity reigned supreme.
Many came to find out what the polls
had revealed. Many were out for a
good time purely and simply. Both
got what they wanted.
The bulk of the crowd stationed it
self outside ;he Advertiser office; in
fact the city, win the exception of
King street, had a regular Sunda
No saloons were opened all the even
ing and the cocktail route was un-
From the Isknai in front of the Ad
vertiser office, returns were posted as
fast as they came bi. Figures were
aiso cast on a bi: sheet by a stereop. ,
ticon and between returns views and
portraits ": t i the attention of the
Then ther. was a quintet club which
$d.ied greatly to the enjoyment of the
evening And '-very now and again a
vagon-'o.ui nf musicians would pass
along the street and favor the crowd
with a selection or two.
The crowd early in the evening was
1 j - . ;;.
When the returns from Sam John
son's Kakaako precinct reached Re
publican headquarters last night the
Brown cohorts were cheered with the
prospect of victory. It was argued that
if Sam could deliver the goods so could
rns lieutenant, Costa, from a nearby
! Kakaako precinct.
There was considerable glee in the
! headquarters which just previously had
se'n only defeat coming along with
Then Costa's precinct returns came ir
and the first announcement of figures
showed that Brown could not retrieve
his waning fortunes.
Then came the Ninth Precinct of the
(Associated Press Cablegrams.)
NEW YORK, November 7. Charles E. Hughes, the Repub
lican candidate for Governor, has carried New York by 30,000 ma
jority over Hearst, (Dem.).
The following States, in addition to New York, have gone Re
The following States in addition to the Solid South hare gone
Colorado goes Republican by 15,000 majority; Indiana by 45,
000; Massachusetts by 40,000; Pennsylvania, 100,000; Connecticut,
Arizona has defeated statehood.
Congressional returns are as follows: Republican, 19a; Demo
crats, 145; missing 49.
Speaker Cannon and Representative Longworth are elected.
Babcock of Wisconsin has been defeated.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 7. Gillett, Republican nominee
Yes, we go down to defeat, but we j f or Governor, has carried California by 20,000 majority, me city
will rise again," said George A. Davis,;, t- w,. - Vio tvrrntr.n rf Mnrcran all t-Vie
UilC lvvpuu'c;i xjv aa.ww. ....... - J O
Ruef nominees for judges have been defeated.
cratic ticket. That changed the com
plexion of the vote entirely and the
Republican managers threw up the
fight. Chairman Murray, of ti:e county
committee, immediately announced that
the fight was lost. There were vary
ing figures of lead and loss for Iaukea.
Sometimes it was fourteen behind and
again twenty ahead, but finally, when
the last Fifth District precinct came
in the figures settled down to eighteen
"The machine is busted," announced!
Harry Murray jovially.
The voice of Vida was heard in the
outer room, but there was no triumph
in it. Everybody around headquarters
admitted early in the evening that Vida
was beaten and badly. The voice of
Brown was not cheerfully keyed.
John Lane looked into the inner room
of the headquarters, his face as long
as a Sunday school teacher's. Maybe
he felt better than he looked.
"No more Sunday school j'assc-s for
me," he announced, unsmllingiy.
"Ye3, you fellows all blame it on me
for my Fifth District precinct losing
for Brown." said Bennie Zablan. "I
told you before that "
GOSSIP IN WASHINGTON
ABOUT COMING CABINET
W. P. JARRETT.
But his voice was lost In the chorus
Piianaia also came in for condemna
tion for the machine loss in his pre
cinct. In fact, there are few left in the Re
pub'.ican official family to g around
the city to pick up the remains of the
(Continued on Page Seven.)
THE MERRY BROWN MACHINE.
.S. C. DWIOrHT.
for one thing. It'll do away with this
tiresome talk about the opposition of
the Advertiser guaranteeing the suc-
Oh. has a thing been seen
Of the poor old Brown machine?
They sav it's gbne to pot
With all its blessed lot ;
It blew up yesterday.
At the polls its end was seen
There's no more cheer
And there's no more beer
For the poor old Brown machine.
(Mail Special to the Advertiser.) confidence of the United States, which
is alwavs shy of uncertainties. Secre-
WASH INGTON, D. C. Oct. 2o. The jjd out during the
new cabinet, which will be installed five years and is satisfactory to all
soon after the beginning of the new concerned as a Secretary, although time
vear continues to occupy a prominent and "gain he has stretched the law to
year, continues to up, " afford financ ial relief and has gone be-
place in White House gossip. Although lan,i4liark3 that Kuided his
but two new men are to be brought predecessors in office. For that reason
into the cabinet at that time and the as well as others. President Roosevelt
name of one-George von L. Meyer, has been very anxious to retain him
. . , aaah,i office. Even though his retirement
a cocoa manufacturer of Massachu- certaJn and Post.
setts, who inherited both his wealth master General Cortelyou has been se-
and his business and is noiv Ambassa- lected as Mr. Shaw's successor, the
dor at St Petersburg-has been known President has not relinquished one last
" ... . . . fmlP hope that Mr. Shaw will remain a
for months, there will be at least four 1mgw
new heads for as many departments The cabin(t portfolios are not as al
and there may be five, which is more uring in these days of large salaries
than half of ' the cabinet. This will as they were ten years ago. The Pres-
. v, .v,,. rr,ti, rvf two Went is brought to reaiizf- this in try
come about by the promotion of two & of the
members to other departments. Treasury No financier of proven abil
The most Important of all the changes lty wnom the President would Invito
contemplated is that of Secretary of the into his cabinet, can be found. H nce
T. . ln to the he is resorting to the expedient thai
ireaSJ.. ... .... I busineM nien often resort to, of finding
Secretary or State, out a cnange in me
treasury portfolio is far more interest
ing to the country at large than a
ehange in the state portfoiio. It af
fects financial interests far and wile,
especially in these times when there is
so much trouble, because of the lack of
elasticity In the currency system. De
cisions of the Secretary of the Treas
ury on fiscal matters are of vital im
portance to business to men of small
means as well as to the large corpora
tions. No other position in the cabinet really
demands a man of greater ability, for
his administration affects the baslnes3
a young man Of sufficient capacity to
develop. He believes Postmaster G-n-eral
Cortelyou such a man. Cynics
have said that Mr. 'ortelyoa is with
out experience as a financier, which is
true, and that he never had a bank
account, which, of course, is not true.
But the President is certain that Mr.
Cortelyou will probe every Important
matter to the bottom and bring the In
formation to him, bo that the adminis
tration will not be fooled by the wily
men. who flock to that department to
achieve their own advantage.
For some time Ambassador Ton I.
(Continued on Page Ten )