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Mint eraser TJ. S. WEATHEB. BUREAU, January 7. Last 24 hours' rainfall, .72. . Temperature, Max. 75; Min. 67. Weather, variable. SUGAE 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 3.5625c; per Ton, $71.25. 83 Analysis Beets, 8s. 9L; per Ton. $76.40. VOL. XLV., NO. 7618. HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, TUESDAYJANUARY 8, 1907. PRICE FIVE CENTS J it NEW SUPERVISORS WENT INTO OFFICE AND BEGAN WORK Sam Johnson and Other Republican Appointees Are Chosen Over Democratic Candidates. There loek ef expectancy on the faces of the people who gathered around the iiclntvre building for an hour before the installation of the new officers of the county yesterday. Even the band dots looked a tit anxious but not enough so tj interfere with their rdayine the same old selections in -the same old war. Both sides of Fort street were crowded by persons i - Kealoha nominated Mr. Hustace and Mr. Cox seconded. Mr. Harvey then moved that the nominations close. The retirinar chairman called Mr. Hustace to the chair and congratulated him, after which he left the halL BOARD ORGANIZES. Mr. flastace then addressed the members saying that in all of his de liberations he wouldbe just and fear less and he hoped he voiced the senti ment of the other members in that ex pression. He said further he hoped there would be no attempt to intro duce polities into the body; that the duty of each member was to the public rather than to factions in any political party. Clerk Kalauokalani then called the roll, all members answering- to their names. Andrew Cox jwas then nomin ated for vice chairman by Mr. "Archer. Mr. Fern nominated Mr. Harvey an when the vote was taken Cox was found to have four votes to Mr. Har vey's three. Cox was declared elect ed. Routine work followed the pro ducing of certificates of election and tiie clerk then presented the oath of office of each. A mGtion was made to adopt the rules of procedure of the retiring board but Mr. Fern objected unless it was understood, that they could be changed as wanted. The chair said the immediate adoption was for temporary use only. "With this un derstanding Mr. Fern was willing and -,J W i 1 - - I' "1 - . t? i-.v ' - V:.; V V CUE.TIS P. IATJKEA. CHAKIXS HUSTACE, JR. with a !sir to 'earn what changes would be made bv the new supervisors, tn adoption followed. particularly in the matter of road su- i Bonds of the counnty officers were pervisor for this district. Mr Johnson then presented for approval and the tad canvassed the sitntion carefully "work was progressing favorably when nd he had the strongest endorsement Mr. Cox suggested that it would be possible for the place but he was eon- wel1 to refer to the, county attorney stantly warned bv certain of his friends ut Archer said there is none in action, that one member or another of the the newly elected having gone away, board would vote against him and for ' f&J&ZfS&SfrS&J&X&j&gSfXiXff that reason he has been on the anxious scat ever since election. It was rumor ed yesterday morning that the word , had teen passed that if he was ap- j pointed to the place Iankea would dis- I charge everv old nemlrof the police, force. It was believed this report wa ; started with the view to influencing j Andrew Cox. Br.t it failed. J The new assembly room is weM i adapted to the purpose to which it is put and arrangements for the comfort of the spectators veterdav were com- i plete. The room is large, comfortable and well-ventilated. It ulled up early with officials of the county, private citizens and a few job-chasers. Short ly after the noon hour Sheriff laukea ard Thief Detective Tavlr entered, f,V!,we.l y veral the supervisors, new and old. who remained during a part of the s.sion interested specta tor. When aH of the new board had made their appearance the retiring chairman stepd to the dek and said he had received a very courteous in vitation from the supervisors-elect to call the meeting to or.Ier. "The gen tlemen would pleaxe take their seats." : n "v :r - ;- - ; and he could not approve his own bond anyway. Some one announced that C. IL Ol son had been appointed a deputy county attornev for a period of sixtv He tWn tol l them their firt business i days and he would pass upon the bonds. would te the section of a chairman At this moment Sheriff laukea asked to preside over their deliberations. Mr. ! permission to withdraw as he wished 'HAAA&&JL-Ji4 . to formaSv take charge of his denart- ment. This was granted and he left the room. The board then passed the bonds and referred jhem to Mr. Olson, who in turn reported them all correct This action included the deputy sheriffs. Chairman Hustace called for the adoption, permanently, of the old rules. Mr. Fern again objected until inform ed that the rules provided for change as desired by the board. Fern then withdrew his objections and the motion carried. The chair then announced the following committees: ways ani Means Frank K. Archer and J. J. Fern. Public Expenditures F. E. Harvey Dwight and J M. Kealoha. Roads. Bridges and Parks S. C. and J. M. Kealoha. Foliee Andrew Cox and F. R. Har vev. Sanitation and Health F. K Archer (Continued on Page Three.) 1 I IP. J. -WMIMJjJ i J run ; c.p. lie TAKES HOLD Given Charge of Police Affairs Yesterday at Noon. "With mutual expressions of goodwill Met to Consider Party Policy in Approach ing Legislature. There was a meeting of the Terri- and friendship, Sheriff Curtis P. Iau- torlal Central Committee called 1 kea and ex-Sheriff Arthur M. Brown 7:30 last evening to which the liepre- shook hands In the Sheriff's quarters sentatives and Senators-elect werj !n- at the police station vesterdav. .vited. The call was in pursuance to former coming to take possession, th- a request of Representative Hughes latter preparing to vacate In bis favor, that the members meet and decide up- The meeting of the two was memorab on certain measures to be presented They had fought each other bitterly at the coming session of the legislature. REPUBLICANS II DEBUT on the stump, at the ballot box and in the court, but the personal relations between them had remained friendly. Arm-in-arm the two, the successful and the unsuccessful candidates, stood upon the steps of the station, laukea leading in the cheers for Brown, give with good will by the large crowd which had gathered to watch the oper ation of turning the police departm over to new authorities. Before calling for the cheers, the Sheriff addres?e the crowd shortly, thanking them frj. the honor they had done him in cv ing him as their Sheriff and promising them and the people of Honolulu thi- , he would faithfully carry out tve promises he had made during the cam paign last .November. For his pre cesser, he said, he entertained the kindliest feelings. Leis, which had been sent to t' station for the incoming official, were shared between the two, laukea telling Brown to make himself at home At the hour set for the meeting there were but three members of the com mittee present, each holding a proxy. Other committeemen dropped, in in squads of one and two. And at eight o'clock there rere present: Representatives Jl I Paoo, John Hughes, Jos. Kalana, S. P. Correa, A. D. Castror E. TV. Quinn, XT. T. Raw lins, Elia Long and Senators Smith, Dowse tt and! Lane. Of the committee there were Chairman. Ballentyna, Messrs. Robertson, chairman of the Territorial Central Committee; Secre tary Savidge, F. W. Macfariane, Geo. A. Davis, Davfd" Kanuha, NV Fernan dez. E. J. Crawford and Frank. Kruger. I Chairman BaDentyne of the commit- tee suggested an informal discusskm. There being- no objections to this, ; Chairman Robertson stated that the me ararts or sunary dius mat naa su CHMITZ MAKES APPEAL TO SAVE GOING TO TRIAL Hawaiian Gases Before the Supreme Court Will Be Taken Up Consecutively. (Associated Press Cablegrams.) SAN FRANCISCO, January 8. Mayor Schmitz has appealed to the Supreme Court for an order prohibiting his trial for alleged connection with grafting and rnalaclrninistration of office. FRENCHMEN WILL BE PAID THEIR PANAMA BILL WASHINGTON, January 8. The Supreme Court has sustain ed the right of the government to pay the fifty million dollars, due the stockholders of the former French Panama Canal company, for their rights on the Isthmus. 1 SUPREME COURT AGREES WITH HAWAIIAN REQUEST WASHINGTON, January 8. The Supreme Court has decided to hear all Hawaiian cases consecutively, beginning on March 18. A request that such be done was made some weeks ago by the Hawaiian Bar Association, although as late a date as has been de ciaea upon was not anticipated. ...... . .. : CANS AND BRIH AGREE TO FIGHT. SAN FRANCISCO, January 8. The articles have been signed for a fight between Joe Garxs and Britt, to take place at Tonopah, Nevada, on March 17. A purse of $25,000 has been hung up. BOYCOTT NEWS IS CONFIRMED. WASHINGTON, January 8 The American consul at Canton has officially confirmed the reports of the renewal of the boycott on American goods. The Chinese officials are opposing the boycott movement.'1" - AFTERNOON CABLE REPORT. ready been prepared. An informal re port was presented last week but va rious obstacles had been confronted. The work of drafting bills was a diffi cult job, one that required careful con sideration and careful work. The sud- S. C. D WIGHT. around the station. Brown reciprocal- committee reported that it was difS ing by wishing his successor every sue- cult to proceed without suggestion cess in his new duties and placing 1 Irom lne memMrs eiectea a ui . . ... . , might be different views on different benefit of his experience at the services sabjecta. He calIed upon the chalr- of his successor at any time. ' f thfc mmift THentvne. CROWD GATHERED EARLY. : to state the case. The crowd around the station gather ! Mr. Ballentyne stated that various ed early, many persons appearing be- views had been presented but the corn- Core noon and remaining throueh r mittee was unable to determine several drizzling rain which commenced to fa'l important matters, one of which was before the Sheriff arrived. Within the the transfer of the water works to the tation the retiring officers were bu? 'county. The committee did not know packing up their private belongings what character of a bill would be ac anI preparing inventories and acccun ceptable. Whether the system would in readiness for the transfer. be transferred with or without consid- At half past twelve the new nolice eration and until that was determined Merchant street, the crowd surging same applied to the school boards. And over and leaving a lane to the sta- there are other matters including tne tion door, down which the Sheriff, the plank referring to a primary election Deputy Sheriff, A. P. Taylor, the rew law. The committee would like to bear elective chief. Judee Edinirs. and from the members of the legislature. others passed, the crowd giving three The Anti-Saloon leagues proposed liq cheers each for laukea and Jarrett. uor license law was read by Secretary Once within, the formal transfer of au- Savidge, Chairman Robertson reading thority was soon made, the accounts r f corresponding sections from the pres the Sheriffs office being checked over, ent law. the inventory of the armory gone int ; Mr. Dowsett asked if the bill had and receipts given. been drafted by the committee and was The following list was then posted, informed that the committee had not showing the names of those to be re- drafted any bill. He suggested, then. fftee he emoo wered to "----'- i a-l. iro.a uii v-'- . - PARIS, France, January 7. The Pope will refuse France participation la Peter's Tence. ' ' . - ' , " STOCKHOLM, Sweden, January 7. Kinjc Oscar, who u thought to b in dying condition, is tmproving. BANGKOK, Siam, January . 7. Fire in the Chinese quarter today did damage to the amount of three millions of dollars." - CHUYENKH, Wyo January 7. Bryant Brooks wu today inaugurated Governor of Wyoming. . ! "" STOCKHOLM, Sweden, January 7. Secretary Hutchinson of the Amer ican Legation died today." 4 . . " ' WASHINGTON, D. C, January 7 Edwin Godfrey of the Ninth Cavalry will succeed Brigadier General Bell, who is soon to be promoted. SACBAMENTO, C&L, January 7. The Legislature of California assembled today and organized. C. Wolfe was elected President of the Senate and Beards lee, Speaker of the Assembly. The sessions are temporarily held in Bedznen's Hall pending the completion of repairs to the Capitol building. ; WASHINGTON, D. C, January 7. Geo. B. Cortelyon has resigned as chairman of the Republican National Committee. He will be succeeded by Harry New. " - There has been much opposition to the appointment of Cortelyon as Sec retary of the Treasury on tne ground, tnat as cnaxrman or tne Kcpuoucan committee he was the man who had charge of the collection of campaign funds from' Wall Street financiers. An effort has been made to defeat bis confirma tion when Shaw retires. force First Watch M. L. Needham,, M. Na waa. J. Manase. C. Kakalia. George VTaipa. T. Naki. Frank Kanae. J ' Kaaua. Second Watch A. Manuwai, K. Nohunohu, Jas. Kulike, John Thorr!- as. X. Manumai, G. K. Hubbe'L Alx. Bishaw, W. H. Keiiiaa, F. Rodriques. N. T. N'eUsen, S- P. Waipa. Thir-1 Watch Kawal George. John Wallace. W. B. Needham, E. W. Kawaiaea. Moses Wire. C A. Bishaw, D. P. Kai- (Continued on Page Fear.) engage such assistance as was deemed necessary and to meet the members of the legislature from time to time through the session. He wanted time to thresh out the bills. The chairman said that one of the obstacles confronted by the committee was the ignorance of the members as to what bills they wish acted upon. Mr. Hughes made a motion that the committee retain the services of such attorneys as Messrs. Lewis, Davis an (Continued on Page Two.) JAP MURDERER MAY HAVE KILLED HIMSELF As yet there has been no trace found of Moromura, the Japanese murderer, who cut the throat of a comrade at the Honolulu plantation on New Year's eve and escaped before those present eould apprehend him. The man is a stranger in the country and the fact that not the slightest trace of him has been found since he fled has led the police to believe that he has killed himself with the same weapon used upon his friend. Since the murder several Japanese specials have been working upon the ease and it has been learned that no man answering tha description 0 Moro mura has applied at any of the houses between here and the plantation for food or shelter. It ia known that be had the razor with him when he fled and it supposed that returning sober ness has brought remorse, leading to hari-kari. - The third steamship of the Chargis Reus is line on their rocov'rthe-world schedule is due to arrive here from the Orient on Saturday, according to the advices received by the agents, Theo. IL Davies L Co. This steamship, the Amiral Exelmans, is bringing a big cargo for this port and has nearly one thousand Japanese immigrants aboard. The army transport Logan sailed for San Francisco yesterday afternoon at 4:20 o'clock. Among her departing passengers was Captain Slattery, of the Engineer Department, who has been transferred to Fort Leavenworth, Km.