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i wu un TJ. S. WEATHER BUREAU, August 26. Last 24 Hours' Rainfall, .00. Temperature, Max. 83; Min. 74. Weather, fair. ESTABLISHED JULY 2, 1S56. SUGAR. 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 4.11c. Per Ton, $32.20. 88 Analysis Beets, lis. lOVid. Per .on, 90.20. VOL. L., NO. 8440. HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1909. PRICE FIVE CENTS. ftTGHERLEY AGAIN SEEKSJFBEEDOM Spooks and Sewers Figure in Hearing Before Lunacy Commission. Dr. Atcherley was brought up before the Lunacy Commission yesterday for examination concerning his mental con dition. After trying by every possi ble means to have the case reopened, Atcherley finally managed to get the matter before the commission. The hearing opened at 4:30 o'clock in Judge Andrade's court room. The three members of the board, former Judge Lindsay, Dr. Moore and Dr. Judd were present. The County At torney appeared on behalf of the peo ple, Assistant Attorney General Lorrin Andrews being present but taking no part in the proceedings. Judge Lind say presided. Tries Own Case. When the hearing opened yesterday afternoon in the court room of the Dis trict Magistrate, Atcherley announced that he would try his own case. At torney T. Milner Harrison sat on his right hand and Mrs. Atcherley sat on his left, but other than to look care fully over the various documents offer ed in evidence. Harrison took no part En the proceedings. Dr. F. V. Collins was the first witness called. He stated that he has practised medicine in England, South Africa and in this Territory. He said that he ex amined Dr. Atcherley, after the shoot ing up of Dr. Wayson house in J anuary, and again examined him in July last. From the examinations he reached the conclusion that Dr. Atcherley was suffering from paranoia. Dr. Collins explained that he found Dr. Atcherley suffering from the delu sion that Dr. Wayson was persecuting him and was trying to wring from him the secret of his leprosy cure. A copy of the Pacific Commercial Ad vertiser of July 13 last was then pro duced, and the signed article, written by Dr. Ateherley, submitted to the wit ness. Dr. Collins was asked if Dr. At cherley had admitted writing it. - He said that he had. The witness further expressed the belief that the article in question indicates an insane mind. Dangerous to Be at Large. "Is it your belief that Dr. Atcherley is a dangerous person to' be allowed at large, " asked the prosecuting attorney. "I believe Dr. Atcherley would be dangerous at large," canr6 the response. Dr. Atcherley then took the witness and began the cross-examination. He asked what reason Dr. Collins had for j believing that his grievances against ! Dr. Wayson were fancied. Witness an- j swered tnat He had asked JJr. vay3on about it. i Atcherley became somewhat excited at that, and wanted to know what rea ( Continued on Page Five.) PIRATE KID IS SHIP RETRIEVER Eben Low and John Scott Bring Nordsee Back to Safe Anchorage. Lying astern of the steamer James Makee, housed with a large hawser to the stern of the little steamer, the lat ter anchored with double mud-hooks, the full-rigged German ship Nordsee is riding in the offing. The story of how she went adrift and was brought back by the tireless efforts of local seamen would make an epic, if told as it should be. At mid night last night, Captain Johnny Scott of the Mokolii came ashore and stated that he was tired. He said that he had been on his feet since early on Tuesday morning without rest. Then he went quietly to sleep and forgot to snore. The retrieving of the ship was a wonderful feat. The credit for it lies between Eben Low. the Pirate Kid, Captain Scott and Captain Peitsmeir of the Nordsee. Last Monday night the Nordsee, anchored in the offing, went adrift. It was blowing hard and the anchors slip ped down the skiping ledge of the reef. The more scope given the hooks, the more she dragged, until, light in ballast and a fair target for the wind, the ship was running to leeward at a full seven knots. The Mokolii was sent out after her with fifteen stevedores aboard. On the ship -were the skipper and six hands. They could not raise the anchors. With the aid of fifteen men and six more from the Mokolii they still could not budge the SO tons of metal in chain :uid anchor. So the Mokolii held her to the wind flnd tried to tow her. But she could hardly hold way and then she ran short of gasoline. Drifting to Leeward. By this time they were well to the lee side of Barber 's Point. Captain I Peitsmeir got out a fake sea anchor, i (Continued on page 5.) PRE HOTELS SOON HEEDEO Promotion Committee Discusses Outlook for Tourist Trade, Increased tourist accommodations was the gist of the discussion at the meeting, of the Promotion Committee vesterday afternoon. The outlook for the coming season was spoken of and the belief was expressed that steps should be taken to secure more ample hotel and boarding house facilities for those who will, in all probability, come this way in the course of the next year. "I believe that this Promotion Com mittee should take cognizance of the increasing tourist business and lend its influence to the project to extend the facilities for accommodating visitors," said Chairman Bowen W. H. Hoogs seconded the suggestion of the chairman. Said he: "When we get our work at Atlantic City under way, people will be sleep ing" under palm trees. Why, when that increased tide of tourists turns in this direction, our hotels will be flooded in no time. The secretary is receiving daily requests for literature from prospective visitors, and, with the advertising which the Atlantic City work will give us palm trees will have to supoly the roofs for half of the visitors." The suggestion that an apartment house would prove attractive to many of the visitors who do not care to spend all of their time at hotels or boarding houses, and yet do not feel inclined to go in for housekeeping to the extent that renting a cottage neces sitates, seemed to meet with approval. Tt was suggested that persons would jump at the opportunity of Tenting small, modern apartments, and that the bare fact that such accommodations could be had would attract many peo ple here. Secretary Wood spoke of the tent city proposition. He expressed the be lief that a properly managed tent city would prove very successful. Said he: ' ' Why, in California these' tent cities attract crowds of people. Here the climatic conditions are much better adapted to tent life than they are on the Pacific coast, and a properly con ducted tent city would draw crowds, without interfering in any way with the business of the hotels." The announcement was made that a man is seeking to secure the old First Methodist Church property as the site for a new hotel, and there was a gen eral feeling that the Tantalus hotel project should be pushed along with all of the energy possible. The announcement was made yester day afternoon that G. F. Bush and K. II. Trent have been reappointed to represent the Merchants' Association on the Promotion Committee. As W. A. Bowen and W. H. Hoogs have both been reappointed to represent the (Continued from Page 5.) QUEEN TO ENTERTAIN C0NGHESS10NAL PARTY The members of the Congressional party are to be the guests of Queen Liliuokalani at a reception to be given by her on the seventy-second anniver sary of her birth, Thursday, September 2. This will be a pleasant addition to the round of pleasures and entertain ments which are being prepared for the party. , - On account of this reception the au tomobile trip around the island has been postponed from September 2 to Saturday, September 4. It is believed that this will be more convenient for the motor-car owners, most of whom can get away from their offices more easily on that day than any other day in the week. Frank Thompson has been appointed chairman of the entertainment commit tee in place of Walter Dillingham, who, on account of pressure of work, -has found himself unable to serve. W. H. Mclnerny has been appointed a mem ber of the transportation committee. Chairman T. H. Petrie of the trans portation committee, in connection with the entertainment of the visiting Congressmen, reports that arrangements for the transportation of the Territory's guests while here are rapidly being per fected. The Matson Navigation Company has offered the committee the use of its tug Intrepid for the reception committee and the band to meet the steamer on her arrival. The Honolulu Rapid Transit and Land Company has- also offered free passes for the use of the guests while in the city on any of its lines, and also the services of special cars when desired. Admission to the aquarium will also be free to the Congressional party. Captain Eees offers the services of the tr. S. naval tug Iroquois for the Pari Harbor trip, all of which is much appreciated by the committee and great ly facilitates the work of the com mittee. It is still hoped that the public spirited citizens owning large automo biles will respond in the matter of transportation in the manner desired bv the committee. r The Traffic Ordinance v- . . Honolulu, August 26, 1909. Editor Advertiser: As the time ap proaches for the new traffic ordinance to eome into effeet, I make bold to offer the following suggestions and com ments. The most swiftly moving vehicles on our streets today are motor-cars; they are the most likely to catch up and overtake other traffic and the least like ly to be caught up by other traffic. In spite of this, the new ordinance pro vides that every motor-car must carry a red rear-light, apparently to provide against the risk of hacks or express wagons violently crashing into them from behind. If the ordinance pro vided that the rear-light must illumi nate the registered number of the car, there might be some use in the rule, but common-sense seems to? be on the side of insisting upon the slower-moving vehicles carrying rear-lights. It ap pears to me to be not only an unfair, but a senseless discrimination. Again, the owners of motor-cars are now expected to have the registered numbers of their cars displayed on their oil-lamps in figures one and a half inches in height. Apart from the nat ural dislike of the private owner to carry his number on his lamps like a vehicle plying for ' hire, the provision is entirely useless. No one can tell the number of a swiftly approaching motor-car at night by the oil-lamps, as not only will the figures be illegible except during the brief moment that the car goes by, but the sight of the on looker will be dazzled by the head lights. Only when the car is standing still will it be possible to read the num ber, and then there would be ample time to walk to the back of the car and as certain the number displayed there. , A third provision which does not seem to me to serve its purpose is that which CONSPIRATORS' AGAIN ARRESTED John Paaluhi, Their Bondsman, Is Charged With Perjury. Once more Negoro, Soga, and Tasaka of the Higher -Wage Association are under arrest, technically, at least,' and their former bondsman, Paaluhi, is also under arrest, charged with perjury. The Japanese are not in jail, not "being brought into court yesterday afternoon, but Paaluhi, who is accused of having lied on the witness stand, has been ar rested and is now out on Bail himself, his bonds being fixed yesterday after noon at $1000 by Judge De Bolt. Paaluhi was arrested on a warrant issued on an affidavit by Chester Doyle. When he was being examined as to his property qualifications, he swore that ne was not on any other bonds. The record shows that he said: "I am not on any other bonds. I was on a bond for $L'500, but it is pau. Portuguese for assault. Blacksmith by trade. The lawyer was Quinn. It is pau." But according to Chester Doyle's af fidavit, Paaluhi was at that time and still is on a bond in the Federal Court for $5000. This matter was brought to the at tention of Attorney-General Ilemenway, who investigated and satisfied himself that Paaluhi had committed perjury. He referred the matter to County At torney Cathcart, who had a warrant issueu for the arrest of Paaluhi. Paa luhi was brought before Judge De Bolt yesterday and his bonds were fixed at $1000. He was discharged as bonds man for the conspirators. Attorney Lightfoot immediately of fered as a substitute bondsman K. Ko bayashi. But when the latter was ex amined on the stand as to his property qualifications it develoned that Vi mere ly held a power of attorney from his i bother S "Iwil.o,-o ol, ; Ti. T.. .1 fused to accept him as a bondsman, and directed that Negoro, Soga and Ta saka be found and brought into court. But they did not appear yesterday afternoon, and will probably come be fore the Judge at two o'clock today. If by that time they have not found a substitute bondsman, it is possible that they will be remanded to jail. Paaluhi is an old Hawaiian, a taro grower of Manoa valley, and seems to be comparatively rich er poor as ocea (Continued on page 5.) STOCK MARKET SHOWS SICiSJF WEAKNESS Waialua at 115 did not tempt any buyers yesterday. The best price of fered during the session of the Stock Exchange was 112.50, a drop of $i a share from the price at which the last stock sale was made. A little Pioneer sold at 1S7 before the session, and this stock closed at 1ST bid, 190 asked. Ewa remained firm at 31, with a few small sales recorded. Tnter-Tsland Steam Navigation, the last sale of whieh was recorded at 111 slid down to 109.50. Seven shares sold at that price. prevents a vehicle from drawing up on the left-hand side of the street. Our streets are narrow and many of our large motor-cars cannot turn around in them without backing and filling in a way which impedes traffic far more than if the vehicle were permitted to cut across the road when an opportunity presents itself. If, in a city like Lon don where the traffic is so enormous and so well organized, it has been found that less interference is caused by a vehicle drawing up to either side of the street, at will, is there not Toom for doubt as to the wisdom of this new provision here? I have, for the past few weeks, traversed the Waikiki road some three or four times a day, and have watched the traffic closely. The result of my observations has been as follows: 1. Ail heavy drays, express-wagons and bicycles keep to the left. 2. All hacks and private carriages drive in the center. 3. Most motor-cars keep to the right. 4. All vehicles eut corners wherever possible, especially horse-drawn vehicles and bicycles. 5. All motor-cars go too fast round the turn from King street into the Wai kiki road, and past the Seaside and Mo ana hotels. 6. Most Japanese drivers of drays, wagons or hacks are either asleep or busily engaged in reading newspapers (presumably the Jiji) to the imminent risk of their own "and other people 's lives. If the Supervisors could adjust some of the anomalies pointed out above, and insist, through the police force, on the observance of the ordinary rules of the road on the part of Asiatics, I think we should have an ordinance which would have the hearty support of motorists and pedestrians alike. : Faithfully yours, ' ' i . GEOEGE DAVIES. HAWAII BOYS UP WELL Camp Perry Scores Are Best i' Local Guardsmen Yet Have Made. "Camp Perry, Ohio. "Adjutant General, Honolulu, Hawaii. 'Navy first, place, aggregate score 3801. Hawaii, aggregate score 3520; twenty-fourth place. JONES. ' The above cablegram from Adjutant General Jones of the National Guard of Hawaii, who is in command of the rifle team that went to Camp Perry to compete in the National shoot, was received yesterday afternoon. It means, in brief, that the boys from Hawaii have done exceedingly well. They have not only advanced two places above the record of 1908, but their shooting was so good that their aggre gate score was only 281 below that of the Navy team, which took first place. With this comparatively small differ ence, the leading teams must have been well bunched. The excellence of the shooting of the Hawaiian team is better demonstrated by a. comparison of their score this time with the total made by the 190S team. The team that went to Camp Perry last year got twenty-sixth place, with a score of 714, or 806 less than the score by the team of 1909. The team of 1907 made 2688, which gave them thirty-fourth place. So it is evident that the National Guard of Hawaii is shooting better every year and is slowly climbing toward the top of the column. Last year they headed the second division. The score made this year puts them in the first divi sion. CHARLES M. COOKE S SINKING FAST Charles M. Cooke's condition is very grave. At 1 o'elock this morning a bulletin from the bedside of the sick man announced that he was very low. Early in the evening Mr. Cooke sank so that he was unable to recognize members of his family. MINISTER'S POLITICAL OATA SOMEWHAT OFF The Portuguese Minister to the Crown has issued a manifesto approv ing the emigration of Portuguese from the Azores to the Republic of Hawaii. O Pais, a newspaper published at Terca-feira, takes exception to the ig norance of' the Royal Minister and gently points out that the Republic of Hawaii ceased to exist in 1893, when the Hawaiian Islands became an in tegral part of the United States of America. O Paiz is inclined to be very scornful at the ignorance of the minister. 11 COASTWISE SHIPPING LAW WILL BE TESTED BY SAN FRANCISCANS Cholera at The Hague Mexico Fears Bay City's Plague-Ball Player Killed by Lightning. . " (Associated Press Cablegrams.) SAN FRANCISCO, August 27. Local shippers will test this coastwise shipping law. They will charter a vessel and ship a cargo, probably choosing the San Francisco-Honolulu run as the best one to make the test run over. The shippers contend that the Navy established a precedent when if shipped coal to Honolulu in foreign bottoms. -., ; . . ;" r.: QUARANTINE AGAINST BAY CITY CITY OF MEXICO, August 27. The Board of Health has ordered a rigorous examination of all persons arriving here from San Francisco, owing to the re ceipt of a message from th Mexican Consul in the Bay City announcing the presence of plague there. HARRIMAN , NEW YORK, August 27. E. IL Ilarriman Is now isolated in his summer home In New Jersey. No one is allowed to see him. Pessimistic rumors, are affecting Wall street. SCHIVELY OLYMPIA, Washington, August ALARM AT THE HAGUE, August 27. The cholera outbreak at Rotterdam has caus?4 serious alarm throughout Holland. It is believed that the disease was brought here from St. Petersburg. CHOLERA AT ROTTERDAM, August 27. Four deaths from cholera have occurred here"' and nine suspicious cases of sickness are causing the authorities considerable worry. . ....". " . LIGHTNING KILLS MAN ATLANTIC CITY, August 27. In plain view of a large crowd, William Bodford was struck dead by lightning here yesterday A baseball game was in progress and Bodford was playing at second base, when the bolt of lightning struck him. . ..t' : , v' , -V..- .."vT : ZEPPELIN III OFF FOR BERLIN FRIEDERICHSHAVEN, August to Berlin last night. STONEMASONS STRIKE PABIS, August 27. Fourteen thousand stonemasons are on strike here. . CONSERVATION" CONGRESS. SEATTLE, August 26. The National Conservation Congress opened today. E. A. Knudsen, delegate from Hawaii, delivered an instructive address. LATHAM'S LONG FLIGHT. R HE IMS, France, August 26. Latham, in his monoplane, today accom plished a flight of ninety-five miles, attained an elevation of 3895 feet, cover ing the distance in 2 hours 18 minutes 9 3-5 seconds. SURVIVORS FROM THE GAEL. BTJNBTJRY, Australia, August 26. A ship's lifeboat, carrying the sur vivors of the French bark Gael, which had to be abandoned, has reached this port. The master of the bark and others of the crew are still missing. . , -t- CLOTHIER IS VICTOR. NEWPORT, August 26. W. J. Clothier today defeated M. F. McLaughlin in the men's singles of the national lawn tennis championship. : ; MOORS LOSE THOUSAND. MELTILA, August 26. The Moors have lost a thousand and the Spanish three hundred and fifty in three days' fighting. ISOLATED ACQUITTED 27. Schively has been acquitted. THE HAGUE ROTTERDAM 27. Zeppelin III. started on its flight .