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FIERCE SLUGGING IN
Attorney Davis and
Brown Have a
JUDGE WILCOX REFEREES CONTEST.
ATTORNEY GENERAL DOLE SEC-
ONDS THE HIGH SHERIFF
"While Hanrahan Holds the Bottle.
Davis, Not Esquired, Puts Up
a Game Battle Features
The audience became Impatient for
the event of the day, and as the gong
sounded calling the men to the center
of the ring a hush came over the enrwd
like a December fog over a California
landscape. High Sheriff Brown was
seconded by Attorney General Dole,
Officer Hanrahan being bottle holder.
AUorney Davis was unattended. His
face wore a determined, confident
As the contestants stripped for action
it was evident to the most superficial
and casual observer that they had underwent
a careful course of training.
Each were armed with voluminous documents.
During the whole mill, lasting
one hour and forty minutes. High
Sheriff Brown displayed much coolness
in evading Uie wild and frantic rushes
of his agile opponent.
Referee Judge Wilcox permitted
many foul blows to be struck. But
with the true instincts of a sportsman,
recognizing the rights of the large au
dience present, ho overlooked many
rib-roasters and nose-enders delivered
in the clinches, and below
the belt at long range sparring.
During the long contest, in which intense
interest never flagged for a moment,
Attorney Davis was always on
the aggressive. Some of his blows fell
short and others went home with a
loud, resounding report and
disturbance that caused the court
liouEe to oscillate and the countenance
of the High Sheriff to wear pain. There
wero lightning effects and transformations.
Expressions of hatred, despair
and anger and the passions which man
has inherited from tho womb of original
sin vanished in a moment, beiug
suplanted by those radiant with humor
At the conclusion of the bout the
referee, after highly complimenting Attorney
Davis for the game fight that
he had put up, awarded the decision
to the High Sheriff by fining Attorney
Davis 910 and costs. The loser immediately
appealed to the Board of Referees,
the Circuit Court Before final decision
is rendered the bout, with its
many phases, will probably bo taken
to the United States District Court
Perhaps the sawdust arena of the
circus, whero tho cymbals and bass
drum discordantly proclaim tho triumphant
entry of nations, and the ring
master announces with snapping whip,
"Hero we are again!" better illustrates
the scene in the police court yesterday.
There were ground and lofty tumbling,
aerial flights, clownish acrobaticisms,
head plunging and body following feats
through burning rings; in fact, a stupendous
three-ring aggregation of living
embodiments and side-splitting
all under one tent and for the
ono price of admission.
Promptly at 9:30 o'clock High Sheriff
Brown, erect as a wireless telegraphy
mast, accompanied by Attorney
General Dole, entered tho crowded
court room. He was calm and self-possessed.
The Attorney General was as
serene as a tropical sky.
Wnen tho case of the Territory of
Hawaii vs. George A. Davis was called
the High Sheriff slowly read the complaint
It was brought under Section
693 of the Penal Laws of 1S97: "By
acting and performing the duties of
notary public of tho First Judicial Circuit
without a license so to act and
without paying license fee as so required
Hardly had the High Sheriff enunciated
the word "law" when Davis wis
on his feet and the slugging com
"May it please the court, I have filed
a demurrer in this case," said Davis
with high inflection of voice, extending
hands and arms ceilingwards.
"I haven't seen It" said Brown,
twirling on his feet and revealing the
symmetry ofNhis handsome form and
belaced uniform to tho -whole court
room, filled with capitalists, attorneys
newspaper men and the flotsam and
Jetsam of Honolulu society.
"You haven't filed it with me," resumed
Brown when he came to attention
again, "and I don't know what it
"You don't?" exclaimed Davis. And
then, turning t the court "What are
you going to do with the demurrer?"
"Here It is. Mr. Davis," said the court
quietly, placing the paper on the
of his desk.
"What are you going to do with It?"
"I overrule it,' responded the court.
X shade of light came to the face of
the Attorney General.
At this stage of the proceedings
George L. Edwards accompanied by a
policeman, entered the court room
He was called to the stand. The
High Sheriff Up-toed to the witness
with n paper In his hand. He was questioned
about an affidavit made and acknowledged
before Davis as a notary
Edwards manfully declined to answer
the question, stating that his relations
with Davis were one of client and attorney.
"Answer tho question," said Davis.
Edwards complied and then Davie
moved that his testimony be stricken
out, as the paper was the best evidence.
Gusa Rose, a witness with sad. liquid
jyeetMilwd that he was a civic ia
the Treasury Department and was formerly
in the Interior Department A
license was Issued to George A. Davis
as notary public in 1SS5. on July 27th
of that year.
Davis sprang to his feet He objected
to the evidence. "Why. said he, "according
to the testimonysof the witness
the license was Issued prior fo
the passage of the Act in 1S97."
It was a rib-roaster and the prosecution
Last year, according to the witness,
Davis had failed to pay for a license.
"How do you know that I haven't?
asked the attorney.
"By the books," answered Rose
"Have vou them with you?"
Then Attorney Davis smashed right
and left His foot work and arm work
met the approbation of the audience.
He demanded that the case be dismissed.
He had sent his resignation to
the Governor weeks- ago, but that august
person had refused or neglected
to act upon it He then placed In evidence
his resignation, sent to the Attorney
General on August 1st and
which had previously been introduced
in evidence by the prosecution.
High Sheriff Brown took the stand
and then the exciting part of the mill
began. He stated that he was Informed
by the Treasurer that Davis hadn't pa'd
his license. He narrated the story of
the bringing of the action.
"Didn't you go to the Attorney General's
office last night to consult about
this case?" asked Davis on
Brown admitted that he had a consultation
with the Attorney General.
"Now. Isn't it a matter of fact tnat
this whole action has been brought
wholly out of spite, for the Interest I
have taken in the Edwards case?"
Brown made a deniaL
"Didn't you and the Attorney General
talk about the Edwards case last
"We might have mentioned it inadvertently."
"When you brought this Edwards affidavit
into court did you forget about
the Edwards case?"
Brown made an evasive answer, saying
that he had no animus in the case
and was only fulfilling his duty.
"Haven't I always treated you fairly
and as a gentleman?" asked Davis.
"I can't say that you have treated me
as a gentleman." This was said with
"Didn't I manage your interests in
the City of Columbia case, in the Chin
Chong property ca-, and didn't I collect
$200 for you from Captain August
Spillner, for which you never paid me
one cent?" asked Davis.
"You did. BUt I paid you $25 for collecting
the money from Spillner."
"You never paid me one cent!" retorted
Davis, his eyes glistening. There
wasn't a sleepy man in the court
"Do you mean to say that Treasurer
Theodore F. Lansing informed you that
I hadn't paid my license?"
"It might have been the Deputy
"But you said the Treasurer. By
what orders did you bring Edwards into
'I sent for him and he came."
"Ydu sent for him! Didn't you get
an order from tho Supreme Court?"
"Haven't I always been a law-abiding
"Yes, only when you are excited."
"Do you get excited? Didn't you
ject T. McCants Stewart out of your
office about a month ago?"
The High Sheriff made no response.
"How long did you attend the Boston
Law School with the Hon. Edmund
Referee Wilcox cautioned Davis
about committing a foul by sustaining
Khe objection of the Attorney-Gen
Then there were more savage passages,
and Brown tiptoed to his corner
a badly used up man. It began to
dawn upon the audience that it was a
case of malicious persecution.
Davis requested to be sworn. On
the stand he called Brown a liar. He
declared that ho had never received a
cent for collecting the $200 from
and then a pathetic scene ensued.
Davis, with uplifted arms and with
an eloquence never heard in a Honolulu
court, for the past two years at
least, called on the heavenly powers to
forgive Brown, for he couldn't
There were lights and shades in
Davis' finish. The caso was nothing
but a tempest in a teapot, as The Republican
had said. He didn't class himself
with peddlers and fish hawkers
and cake makers, who had to secure a
license from tho High Sheriff to peddle
nut wnen Davis came to sum up
his case, no pen can describe his eloquence.
He felt that he had been
wronged. And with that Intense earnestness
which always actuates a
wronged honest man he launched forth.
Invective followed invective, until
there was nothing but a terrible tornado
sweeping everything before it
When Davis alluded to the nepotism
of the Dole family; when he pointed
to the Attorney-General and declared
that he was nothing but a creature of
his uncle, Dole turned pale. Whm
Davis called upon God to forgive
Brown for not telling the truth, it was
PLANS OF FILIPINO PLOT.
Secret Service Stumbles Upon In-
surgent Kecraiting Office.
WASHINGTON, July 24. The Secretary
of War has been furnished with
copies of some interesting documents
relating to an a Ueged plot against the
authorities in Manila, which were discovered
in tho district of San Miguel.
The secret service department under
Lieutenant Charles K. Trowbridge,
Eleventh Cavalry, early in June,
upon an insurgent recruiting otflce,
situated in an isolated locality where
the work might be carried on without
attracting attention. One room was
fitted up as an oflice and a large quantity
of blank forms bearing the headline
Republiqua Filipino were found in
In a cupboard which had been securely
fastened Trowbridge and his men
discovered a large quantity of paper.all
of recent date, the latest being dated
Jane tth. lhey consisted of orders
from Aguinaldo and letters of encouragement
and instructions from that
leader and other insurgent chiefs. A
document a great dealot
interest was one which contained the
details of a plot arranged evidently
eriy in June to excite an uprising in
Manila. The plan contemplated an attack
upon the force in the city and the
eoizure of arms and ammunition.
The Honolulu Republican trill be delivered
to any part of the city for 75c
ir sofitfe w 3 sr qurtor.
PUBLIC LANDS NOTICE.
On Saturday, Sept 1st, at IS o'clock
noon, at front entrance of Judiciary
Building, will be sold at Public Auction:
Lease of the Government Land
of Kihikinui District Maul, containing
25,000 acres. Term, of lease, 5 years
from Feb. 1st, 1S0L Upset rental,
per year, payable semi-annually In
Lease Is on further consideiatlon
that lessee shall expend not less than
$200 per year in eradicating lantana,
and that any agricultural land may fee
taken by the Government for settlement
purposes withou reduction in
J. F. BROWN,
Commissioner of Public T.tnds.
Attorneys will please take notice that
on Saturday, August Kb, afi:30 p. w.,
at the Supreme Court rcom, Judge Cs-tee
will be pleased to meet ant form
the acquaintance of ail members of the
At the same time .md place Jrdge s-tee
will appoint a committee of three
members of the bar to draft and submit
for consideration rules to govern
the practice in tho Federal District
President Hawaiian Bar Association.
D. H. CASE, Secretary.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCEBN:
The firm of Herbert & Humphries
was dissolved on July 31, by mutual
consent All persons indebted to said
firm of Herbert & Humphries are
to settle with as little delay as
On and after August 1st, 1900, their
successors, Herbert, Humphries & Walters,
will carry on the practice.
All claims aginst theold firm should
be presented at once for settlement to
Owing to the above change, the office
hours will be as follows:
Dr. George Humphris Absent
Dr. George Herbert 9 to 12 a. m.
Dr. St D. G. Walters 1 to 3 p. m.
Evenings 7 to S p. m.
Dr. Herbert Monday, Wednesday
Dr. Walters Tuesday, Thursday and
Sunday By appointment.
DRS. HERBERT, HUMPHRIfca &
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how to blow their money into
smoke economically. For tho small
sum of five cents you can enjoy the
pleasure of the finest in the land, which
is one of the best New York hand made
Ask for and try the 'Honolulu Belle."
Sold by all retailers.
J. J. PLONSKY.
Territory of Hawaii.
Classified AdtyrtisB'i'nU ui.Mti column trill
be inserted cl 10 cents a line first insertion: 5
cents a line second insertion: 25 cents ver line vcr reek
35 crnts per line fire weeks, and 30 cents per an pi.
3IAX with $1000 to Invent In ouml
proposition. Literal return on Investment. "o
rlk. Good socurity. Address D. A. W.,
Flano taught by experience teacher, a graduate
o LelpIc ConerTatory; now quick
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Office 315 Fort street. Telephone 13J.
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Apply to E. Wolters, attheoQceo! the Occidental
OXE HUNDRED Families to buy lots oa the
Palolo Tract and start a suburban town at once.
This tract Is within ten minutes walk or tho
proposed Rapid Transit Railroad. For farther
particulars apply to A. F. Cooke, Room S, Model
TTVO GOOD compositors. Apply at OQce of
THE o'clock this mornlnc.
BT ACCIDENTAL ?at& opcnlnK. a lar?o bay
colored CalifornlanMare, weight about 9001b?.;
lalnt star on lorPhead, tatcontlltion. A little
paupuu or Irritation on lace but heallnp. Rlsht
hind htot a HtUe white. Tinaer plce notlly
Police Station And rewuni will be paid.
OFFICES TO "LEX.
DESIRABLE business ofices In second Mory
cf unr brick, block, corner Alakca and Xerchant
streets, stncleor la ul. Apply to J. A. Magoon,
Merchant street. neitPostofflce. Honolulu.
Comfortably furnished front room, rednoed
to $10. 626 Vineyard, 3 doors from Queen hotel.
FOUB Lot, Hohron Street. Kapalama.
Mn 101 Kins Street
COTTAGE of nine room at the comer of Ala-pal
and Bret3.nln streets. Apply J. A. Hagooa
COTTAGE of eight rooms at comer or Spencer
and Hackfeld Rtrefts. Jlpply u J. A. Magoon.
Stockholders are hereby notified
that the Fourth Assessment of 5 per
cent, or Two and One-half Dollars per
share on the Capital Stock of the
INTEII.KSUH1 TEUE6IUPN GO., Lti..
is due and payable July 1st, at the office
of the undersigned, 411 Fort street.
J. H.- FISHER,
Acting- Treasurer Inter-Island Telegraph
Honolulu, June 1, 1900.
to nwracwy wrowjcur, bjotbbu, warm 4, iiw,
206 Merchant Street
Newly Built 2 Stery
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From and After January 1, 1900.
Dally Dally Dally Dally Dally
Stations. ex ex
n.m. a.m. p.m. p.m.
Honolulu 7:10 9:15 11 HH 3:15 5:10
Tenrl City 8:03 9:13 11:40 3.t7 5:50
Ewa Mill 8:33 10. 1:2:00 1:05 6:10
Walanae 10:50 4 -.15
Walalua 11:53 5:40
Kahuku 12 J2 6:15
Dally Dally Daily Dally Dally
Stations. ci ex
a.m. a.m. a.m. p.m.
Kauuku... 535 28
Walalua .. 0:10 2:50
tValanao .. 7:10 3:55
Ewa Mill-Pearl 5:50 7:43 1:03
City. 0:15 120 S6
Honolulu . G:50 825 25 522
O.P.DEXISOX, F. C. SMITH.
Superintendent. P. & T. AG.
The Honolulu Republican will be de--
ored to any part of the city for 75c
per month or $2 per quarter.
BY THE BARKS MJ. C. PFLUGER" A.D "M. E. WATSON
Wo Have Received a Large Assortment of -
Grosse & Blackwell
RAINTS and OILS
CORRUGATED IRON, RIDGING, Etc., CEIENT j
- FIREBRICKS, CARBOLIMUK, STOCKHOLM
TAR, BUCKETS, TUBS, TINPLATES,
SAUCEPANS, TEAKETTLES, Etc
H. Hackfeld ft Co., Ltd.
No More Dut ! No Entry
Therefore we will give our
150 Double "bedsteads, with mattress
ana puiows complete, w.
100 best quality MgTi beds, 57.
50 White Enameled iron beds, brass
oOOPillowsf from 33c up: feather pillows
Eitra high meat safes, half price, from
lent to read, 5 cents per volume. 20OQ books to choose from.
L. S. ITHEWS & SON,
Betweeo Fort and Nuuasu streets.
j. h. mm ml
Members of Honolulu Exchange
Stock and Bond Brokers
411 FORT STREET.
Advances Made on Approved Security
Metropolitan Meat 60.
108 KING STREET.
G. J. "WAIler, ... Manager.
Wholesale and Retail
Charges ! No Consul Tees !
customers the benefit.
Bedroom sets, 7 pieces, straight frorr
the tactory, a22.
Mattresses of every dejicription, -woo!.
excelsior, hair, fibre, etc., from 32 up.
Mirrors, all sizes, prices and styles.
from 10c. to 10.
Hanging Lamps, lanterns, crockerv
tinware, hardware, etc., at less tha
uuiiuuiai s prices.
jSq. 26 BereUaia stree
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H frT" ri a
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! If vou want io rent a house.
If vou want to bur a homo.
If vou want to sell your house.
If. vou want to rent your house.
If voa have something to auction.
Gorasr of Merchant aad Afakea Si.
Apples, Pears, Grapes,
Plums, Oranges, Peaches,
Celery, Rhubarb, Cauliflower,
Oysters, Cal. & Eastern;
Salmon, Bass, Sole,
Etc., Etc. .
L EWIS & GO,,
Grocers, Sole Agents.
Ill FORT ST. TEL. 240.
Jobbing Promptly Attended lo
J. H. FISHER,
Agent Hawaiian Islands.
. ASSETS $6,430,862.38
J. H. FISHER,
Agent Hawaiian Islands.
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Abstracts and Certlcates of Title
Money to Loan on Real Estate
Hawaiian Ballasting Co.
SO. 10, QUEEN ST.
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Curbing, Black an&
" White Sand,
Soil of all Description for
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