LOBLKSTS FROM UHII
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WASHINGTON. Nor. W. Delegate
yot althoagh the Congress
expected to reach here Seaday,
eveaL be on httad tor the opening
Tit members of Congress who
coamlttee work, with the Territories,
ride la C.ngreee Mr. Wilcox will
IBJ. THE HONOLULU REPUB LICAN. in
YUlTJICE HI. HO. 470. HONOLULU, H. T.T FHIDaY, DECEMBER IS, 1801. PXICE nVE CEKTS
Wilcox has not reached Washington
opens day after tomorrow. He Is
however, so that he will. In that
or the session Monday morning.
are directly concerned, through
are wondering upon which
sec fit to ally himself at this
otoh. It la agreed tnat ir ne trams witn tae nepBoucaas
y,aad eessieteaUy he will be able to exert great weight In Hawaii-
as lesWatire affairs, for Congress
meats of the Government are becoming exceedingly tired or tne
jgdet of Hawaiian lobbyists who infest Washington for the various
politic 3l interests of the Islands. The town swarmed with them last
iliker, and It is reported that thpy are coming here this winter In
greater number. As a member of Congress said today:
"Are the people of Hawaii, the business men and the politicians,
sM cowp'et fools? If they are sane men. can you tell me why they
eooUnve sending these cheap "obbylsts here? Do thev imagine that
tteae pikers can exert the slightest influence upon the government
st Waafagton. I think myself that they are being worked for suck-en.
asd that these fellows are merely getting their expenses and
irM salary for doing nothing. That is. usually, the game of the
lobbyist. No unknown man can come to Washington and lobby
in faTor of a thing 3r against It He must be either a well
Knrwn man or be moat be a member of the House or,a Senator, if
b ia to have amch weight, and sometimes ho does not have weight
The people of Hawaii have elected their delegate in Congress ami
ought to content themselves with sending their requests and
laotnictfOM direct to him. If ho cannot do things for them, then
sobodv can. Surely no lobbyist can earn bis expenses here, and the
pcttplo who send lobbyists to Washington are usually getting
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TIE CHAMBER OF
NOTHING BUT ROUTINE
NGSS 13 DONE AND ONLY
A FEW PRESENT.
Reports of Corornlttoes Are Received
W. O. Smith Was Invited to
Address Chamber But Was
A New Meeting Place.
There was some difficulty In securing
a quorum at the meeting cf the
jahambar of Commerce yostorday
xnoTRing. The meotfmj was scheduled
to open at 10 o'clock. President C.
M. Cooko was the first on hand and
waltod anxiously tor the rest to turn
va. Aa mumbers drifted In one by
om President Cooko suggested tho
advisability of establishing a rule
making delinquency punlshablo by a
ana. It was almost 10:30 o'clock
w'aan a quorum was present, consisting
of the following: F. J. Lowroy.
11. A. Parraelee. T. J. King, S. B.
Kooe, W. Pfotenhauer, F. A. Schaefor,
R, P. Laage, W. A. Bowon, S. E. Da-mo
and the president
Easiness was then commoncod by
Um roadtni: of the minutes of tho two
jirevtous meetings which were approved
Wilder & Companv requested that
tba name of S. G. Wilder be placed
on the rrll as the representative of
the companv in place of the late il-Mam
a Wilder. President Cooke
for the committee on the $4000
aaked for bv Governor Dolo as an
to the government for mooting
the expenses of extending tho sosslon
of tho Fire Claims Commission. Ho
told of how It was arranged so that
four banks advanced 51000 each. Tho
details of this plan havo alreadv bPen
pbltehfrd. The report was adopted.
In rogard to the committee on raising
money to nay Castlo & Cooko
the debt on the quarantine whnrf Mr.
Pfotonbauer was granted further
tlc It is understood that .the
has the matter woll In hand
and that n settlement is likely to be
made In the near future.
No report from the committee on n
meeting nlae? was forthcoming, although
It hd been expected. Act'on
bad been delayrd. It seemed, bv the
ahtonct of members of the commit-tan.
President Cooke iattmatd thst
tMrd was a nrobab'lltv tast an oftr
of a larg rora ia the Hackfeld build-log
would bo accept d.
Tfc serretarv reportid the rrclpt
f tho expense account of "William
Haywood t Wahl"gton. This ac
count wa not reed, howover.
In roforence to the work of the
on tho Plttsbure circular relating
to the 8nproslon cf anarch'' thR
aecrciarv reponeu mat J-
to bv prepared the report and
bad been gven the papers for that
pejrporo. Hi Intimated that he thought
J4r. Cooke hd mls'ald the documnta.
A communication from tha
Parchsw Exposition notified the
Cbatnhr ft Commerce that
lltcratar concornlng the subject
woald be sent here-
A letter fm W. a Wln ww
roported as having been received by
the secretarv. The Chamber hd appropriated
250 to aid Mr. Wedon
la the work of tfvlnc
bsctrs on the Hawaiian Islands In
Baffa'o aV'd elsewhere. Mr. Wredn
aooded nwip. As no fond was
howrr. no action was taken
fa tho matter.
W. O. Smh had ben invited to
addrfps tho number yei:trd"?r
McKln'ey Memorial, of
which he has been aooMd
tn? T7itTrRlf TerritorT. Mr.
Smith was not present at the
AT TIE lIltlL EIPIIll
as wen a3 me isxecuuve
PHILIPPINE BOHDED GOOD
WILL NOT BE RELEASED
COLLECTOR STACKABLE HAS NOT
RECEIVED ADVICES FROM .
Port Collector at -San Francisco Notified
to Dlscontnue Collection of
Duty on Goods From Philippines.
Bonded Merchandise Released.
"I havo received no advicca whatever
from Washington, authorizing
tho Port Collector of Customs at Honolulu
to releaso goods of Philippine
manufacture and now -in bond in Honolulu,"
said Collector E. R. Stack-able
yesterday in reference to ' the
recent Supreme Court decision In the
"While news brought from the Coast
would Indicate that tho new status
had gone Into effect on the Coast,
this department has not been notified
in an official manner regarding the
matter, hence there will be no change
as far as the business connected with
the local department of customs service
Mall advices say that the Secretary
of tho Treasury on December 3rd Issued
to Collectors of Customs in the
United StEtes a telegraphic order directing
them, to admit free of duty
goods imported from the Philippine
It Is quite evident that the order
sent to Collector Stackable at the
port of Honolulu has missed connections.
As the Sierra left San Francisco
on the 6th of December, it was
hardly probable that mall advices
could havo reached the Coast from
tho Bast in time to catch the steamer.
Tho telegram sent out from Washington
to Collectors of Customs by
Secretary L. J. Gage reads as follows:
"Discontinue requirement entry and
collection of duty on merchandise
shown by manifest of vessels to- have
been shipped from Philippines. All
freo delivery goods In bond. Detain
cigars and cigarettes until internal
revenue stamps are affixed under circulars
Si and S5. current year. Refunds
will be mads bv certified statement
whero protect dnW filed.
"L. J. GAGE. Secretary."
Collector Strattrn of San
is reported as saving tht the "refunds"
tt San Francisco will bs smll
as protests were entered in but
care?, and the entir? imports from th.-'
islands during the p-Ft vear amou
to little more than 52.000.000. Good"?
now In bond will ba irleased, according
to the telegram, without payment
It Is gonerallv eonrced0d that th
dut'es heretofore collect-d mut b'
refunded. That free trade exists a
nresont between the IUnds and thr
United States is not so clear. Son-e
people think th Dlne.lv tariff hi"
jumped across the Pacinc forthwith
while others belipve thpre Is no i
until Congrfless acts. The nav'gat'oi
laws, the revenue laws. Immigration
laws and othcr Important gnTal
lews are In doubt ro far as th
arc conrerned. The
is IncMnrd to blieve th"t
the DIngley tariff Is effective in th
Philippines, and the war tariff
is revoked. A spec'nl message from
the President Is exncted outlining
th Icgislat'on needed.
Meantime the Dnartraent of
Is hard at trvin to dig-"
the decision and outline to the President
the manv chfgs that muct b"
md in tho administration of insular
Washington at Smt'h College.
NORTHAMPTON. Mass Dec
Booker T. Washinrtn was given n
enthusiastic reception by Smith Col-
lege students upon the occasion of his
address here. President Seeley presided
and Dr. Washington spoke up n
the ntigro problem. Earlier he addressed
the closing session of the
State Board of Agriculture, upon "The
Colored Race and Its Relation to the
Productive Industries of the Country."
MEETING OF EXECUTIVE.
The Message of President Roosevelt
"Did Not Come Up."
There was a meeting of the execu
tive In the Capitol yesterday morning.
No reference was made In any wayi
to the President's message nor was its!
significance from a Hawaiian stand-
point discussed by the Governor ori
the heads of departments. J
Asked In regard to whether any
hart been Indnleed In hr.
the executive on what was the talk
of the day, the President's message
one who attended the meeting Eaid:
"No, the President's message did not
A report was received from Superintendent
of Public Works Boyd and
Assistant Campbell on the condition
of the Nuuanu and Kaha bridges, and
it was decided that they must be re
The Kalia bridge has already been
ordered closed for repairs and the
council decided that the expenditure
of $10,000 should be authorized at
once, for Nuuanu bridge.
Loudly complaining Kewalo residents
asked for a d'tch to carry away
the water. Their complaints have
been loud for several months past.
but so far they have besn without effect.
Union Grill Lycurgtfs asked to be al
lowed to give up his lease of a lot
at Hilo and to havo the lot offered at
auction for absolute sale, at an upset
price of $10,000. Lvcurgus wants to
get a title in fee to the lot- It was
decided that it should be offered at an
upset price of 515,000.
Land Commissioner Boyd reported
that arrangements had been completed
for the transfer of property with
L. L. McCandless for the extension
cf Hotel street
BOY'S BRIGADE CONCERT.
Youngsters Splendidly Entertained in
Y. M. C. A. Auditorium.
TI e Boys' Brigade gave a concert
to the boys of Honolulu last night in
the Y. M. C. A. auditorium. The arge
hall was filled with boys who thoroughly
enjoyed the different parts of
A number of Honolulu people who
are Interested in the boys were pres
ent and helped to entertain and amuse
Mrs. Annis Montague Turner Bang
a beautiful solo and was well received.
Wm. Herrick, the popular guitar
player, was on hand with his Instrument
and rendered several selections
In a masterly manner. His playing
of the "Stars and Stripes Forever"
was particularly fine.
President A. Maxson Smith, who
has always been a consistent friend
of the boys, entertained them with a
Other numbers on the program were
a set-up drill by a company of
boys, a chorus by the
M'gnon Club, a recitation bv Mr. Murphy
entitled "Liberty Lighting the
World." and a quartet by boys from
The arrangements were in charge
of Theodore Richards and Major E.
Olympics Are Coming.
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 5. The
Olympic Club football team will
shortly sail for Hcnolulu to play a
series of games against Oahu College.
Manager Muma got word yesterday
thtt everything had been arranged in
Honolulu for the reception of the
team. It Is a powerful aggregation
of football talent. Thev will leave
on the 14th insL, remaining on the
islands until January 6th.
RAISES HEW QUESTION
V WASHINGTON, Dec 5
The Senate spent some time
during Ahe executive session
fr discussing the question of the
proper ccmmltte rrfrenee of
the nomination cf Eugene R.
4 Hendry t' bo Marsha for th?
Territory of Hawaii. The nom-
inction at first was referred to
the Committee on Porto Rico
and Pac'fic Islands, of which
Senator Foraker is cha'rman.
but Senator Baccn raised the
point that Hawaii Is a full-
fledged territory of th United
States, and that therefore th3
4 n minstton should go to ths
Committee on Terr'torles.
ators Teller, Foraker. Spoonsr
and Bicon engaged In the
troversy that followed aid thi
oucstlon was nltlmat?lv. upon
the suggest'oa cf Spooner, re-
farred to the Committee on
Rules for the formu'rt'on cf a
rule governing th subject, th?
rrference nieanfma bsins hslJ
C K. and W. C Wilder returned
" m 0: the
It is sa'd they have purchased
a fact of timber land In Oregon or
"Warhlnirton. together with a
ard tht thev are going
into the lasaber business local
ly. The gentlemen will say nothing
of their glass at present
WILL ASK FOR
Hii OF DOEE
Home Hule Republicans
Fold a Rousing
fiRED BY PRESIDENT 3 MESSAGE
DENOUNCE ACTION OF- COOLIE
ADVOCATES WHO WENT
Hawaiiar.6 Are Encouraged and Fsel
That the Cause of Americanism
is About to. Take a Great For
There was a rousing meeting of the
members of the Home Rule Repub i-can
party in Foster hall last night,
for the purpose of discussing p.an3
for the campaign and
important matters of business on
hand. A large number of Home Rulers
The meeting was held behind closed
doors, even to the outer door of the
building- being locked. Members A
the press were not admitted and the
deliberations of the politicians were
The Hawaiians were in an enthusiastic
frame of mind and referred to
the President's message In no uncertain
terms. That they were encouraged
by the words of the nation'3
chief executive was clearly demonstrated.
Said an energetic Home Ruler, aft?r
the meeting: "There are likely to ba
some radical changes in this Territory
In a very little while. These
changes will take place sooner than
the public expects. The message of
the President has greatly encouraged
the Hawaiians and they feel now that
they are in a position to go ahead
with their work in the political field
with the assurance that success is not
Asked as to the nature of the provable
early changes in the political
aspect of affairs in Hawaii, the 'speaker
"Tho Hawaiians. were not consulted
when Hawaii was annexed Aq . the
United States. It hurt tq'erir to see
their flag come down and it hurt them
to see. the Stars and Stripes go np tn
its place. But they have since rejU2.d
that it is all for the best and that
what has been done cannot be helped.
When the Islands were annexed, how
ever, the Hawaiians looked forward
to some change from the government
under which they lived since the monarchy
was done away with. The
change has been a long time coming,
and the Hawaiians have been patiently
waiting to enjoy the full benefits
of an American Territory.
"The Hawaiians want a Governor
who knows something about Ameri
can principles. They have been unable
to feel the benefits of
with a Governor who knows nothing
of Americanism and Uo is ba "1-ed
and guided by a gang of unscrupulous
"The Home Rule Republican party
believes that now is the time to settle
the matter of the removal of Governor
Dole. The matter was earnestly
discussed at the meeting and It was
the unanimous opinion of all that as
long as Governor Dole holds office
In this Territory in the lutei"tr.ss
of American government, Ints's
which are now the interests of the Hawaiians,
cannot be advanced.
"The message of Pr&Ident
has given the Hawaiians .confidence
In their wok. We feel that
Roosevelt understands the situation
down here better than those who
to have the interest of the Isl
ands at heart and who, under the
guise of benefiting the Isiiud's. en
deavor to misrepresent cond'tiens
with a view to adding to the Asiatic
population for alleged commercial
"The falsity of the contention that
Asiatic labor is necessary to the welfare
of these Islands Is clear to all
lovers of Americanism.
"The Home Rule partv will tak? Immediate
action in regard to the
of Governor Dole, and m
will ba sent to Washington by
the America Mara on the 20th cf th!s
month, not only asking for hl3 removal
but stating good and sufficient rea
sons whv such an action is necessary
to the welfare of the Islands. Gov
ernor Dole's sins may not be those of
commission, but they are sins cf omis
sion. The memorial will deal with
others besides Governor Dole.
"It was the sense of the meeting
that it has been clearly demonstrated
bv the Governor himself and bv
who are close to him In aathoritev
that the Governor and his associates
have been grossly negligent of their
dutv. We feel that jthe President feels
something of this, too.
"If we are Americans we want 10
be the best kind of Americans and we
want the rights and privileges and o,v
portunitles of Americans. We wat
more to say in the goveraBaent of our
country, that we may iels It to iallv
rcaUxe the principles of aa American
"We feel that we are oa top now,
and that bow Is the time to strike.
The meeting was an t ro
and there were many who had much
"The Hawaiians are heartily In accord
with the principles laid down n
the President's message. They feel
that the annunciation of these principles
by the President speaks great
hope and encouragement for thy Hawaiians
and for the Territn. .'V iutnr.
The action of Secretary Cooper at
Washington was loudly denounced at
the meeting and reference was mado
to the visit of W. O. Smith. J. B.
R, P. RIthet and F. M.
the sugar planters and coolie advocates,
to the President, in no very
gentle terms One speaker suggested
that F. M. Swansy should have made
his representations to the President
through the diplomatic representative
of His Majesty King Edward vu.
"There was little else done at thi
meeting. What Is to be done 1) the
Home Rule part- will be done on a
common-sense, practical basis and e
are confident of success."
ELECTION OF OFFICERS, CO. A.
First and Second Lieutenants Unanimously
An election of officers In Co. A, N.
G. H., was held last night at the drill
Captain Schaefer. regimental
was in attendance and presided.
There was a good sttendance of members-
Lieut F. a Smith was re-elected
as First Lieutenant of Co. A. Second
Lieutenant E. L. Berndt was thi
onlv candidate against him.
Litut Barndt gracioulv plcadrd tuat
he be allowed to withdraw from the
contest and proposed that Lieut
Smith be elected unanimously, which
Lieut Berndt, being nominated for
the commission of second lieutenant
of Co. A, was umuiimcusly
The elections being over a mo3t
time was spent with Captain
Harry Klemme as the leading spirt
FOUR LIVES BELIEVED LOST
IN SAN RAFAEL DISlSTiR
Much Wreckage From Sunken Ferry
Boat Continues to Float Ab:ut
San Francisco Bey.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5. The
dsath lilt of the San
disaster of last Saturday night appears
now to be definitely limited to
William G. Crandall.
George T. Treadway.
Cyrus A. Waller.
Until Monday thera was some doubt
of Hall's dsath, but now hi3 family is
satisfied that he was lo:t in the wreck
of the ill fated Crandalj's
body Is tho only ona thtt has thus far
been recovered. A reward of 5100 for
the recovery of Hall's body has been
The fact that the loss was kept
down to so small a figure Is considered
by thore competent to judge as remarkable
In the extreme. In view of
the circumstances, wherein darkness,
f g and the suddenness of the event
might all be expected to contributs
to a f.r greater loss, and the happy
escape of so many Is attributed almost
entirely to th? qqick, cool judgment
which caused the two steamers
to be lashed together tha moment the
collision occurred. A separation of
even so little as ten cr fifteen feet
wou'd Undoubtedly have result.d in
many more casualties.
Considerable wreckege from the
sunken floated ashore at
Angel island vesterdav, and th currents
oa the night or tbe accident
ran In that direction. It Is believed
that If anv oth"f bod'es et recovered
thev will either float tihors
in tbxt locality or be brought no frrm
the wreck. One of the San Rrfae"'s
boats was found vesterday near the
quarry on Ang3l Island.
TWO GABLE BILLS
INTRODUCED IN fEIIATE
9 C- 9
WASHINGTON. Dec 4-
Senators Perkins and Hals
have Introduced Pacific cable
bills. Parkins bill is idsnticnl
w th that t ffered bv Corlis3 i 1
the House. It provides fcr
the construction of the cab'o S
bv the Government frcm San
Francisco to Honolulu and th?
Philippines, via Wake Island
and Guam; authorizes tho
President to utilize th? Army
ard Navv force whn desirable;
places the construction
and control under the P
of the Navy and the
cf War; requires all material
to be of Americn manufacture
and laid bv ships fMng the
American flag: fixrs th tariff
at not ovsr 25 cent? a word
from San Francisco to
and 50 cents b'tween San
5500 000 and
contracts ap to S1 0.050.003
and authrizs the
Prerldent to enter int? cab!
communication with Japan and
Senator Ha'-'s bill Is the
same as that which wrp nasei
last session. It provides fcr
Government cab'es fr m thi
western shore of Amercn. to
Hawaii, to be under th- control
cf the Navv Dsnartment
OfflClllS IN filKuTOK M
mm of cooper's ictiox
Eis Pleading- for the TJnrestiictf d Immigration, of Chinese
to Hawaii Has Aroused Great Indignation.
Secretary Wilscn Defines the Attitude
of the Admiaistration.
From a Staff Corraspoadect
WASHINGTON. Nov. 30 The officials of the Unltid States Government
have this week encountered an astounding propotlton that
has mede some of them at least look back longingly to the days
when ths Unitsd States had no Insular p. sseisions. Th thing encountered
was a lobbyist who Is here from Hawaii and who has served
notice en all concerned thit hi will stay here duilng ths sess'on
of Congress end wotk against the re-enactment of the Ch.nesc
It appears that a conrldarabla of the allied sentiment that has
come into public view latslv against the exclusion of Chinese,
In the of HawaiL It is learned hirs Ibat cne of the
errtnds of the H-n. Henry R Cooper, somstimts Secretary-Governor
of Hawai when Kate Kelly Is not acting was to work for ths
letting down of the bars s- hst the Chinese might pour iato the
can fie'ds of Hawaii to the txclusion therefrom of all other labor
and to the betteimect of the philanthropic sugar planters of that
Territory. Probtblv vou In Hwii knew whether the H n. Harr
E. Cooper, your Secretary-Governor, came here for that purpose.
The correspondent of The since hearing the report,
has asked several of the officiate of the Government abovt it. bt
no satisfactory assurances are to be had. The Wa hlngton officiate
seem ashamed to discuss such h repoit There i3 patriotism n this
town. Is there patriotism among the men who are unhappily lu
charge of the Territorial government of Hawaii?
Anyway, the correspondent of The Republican today went to Sec
retarv of Agriculture Wils n and asked him vhethsr It was trua
that there was a movement nmon certain Hawa'ian sugar plasters
to get unrertrlcted Chlnsse tm igration. "There Is" sid he. "t
don't went to tll vou for publication yet, who is behind the
there? But there was a m an from Hawaii In here to sse ma
the other day. and he tried to cun vince me that we must let down
the bars for the Chinese rr the sugar planters of Hawaii wl'l surely
perish. Thev sav that thv afford to pty the wages demanded
by anybody but the Chinese. They renreeent that they cannot
get anv other sort of abor. We a re against them. They wl'l hnv
no Chinese Immigration into Hi wall. We cannot let them Into the
United States, and of course. Hi wail being a part of the Uo!tU
States, wj cann"t let them into that Territory and keep them off
the mainland. The President is strongly in favor of the comol'ta
exclusion of the Chinese from al paits cf the United States. Make
ro mistake about that He ii b'tterly against tho men who fivor
letting down the bars. He regards the Chinese question as extremely
So far ro gcd That is what a member of the Cabinet of President
Roosevelt sa'd about the Chinese movement tint has d'ltteil
in upon us from Hawaii. the President will have to rn; uoon
the general subject vou will learn frcmhis message to Congrcw,
which is made public nt Tu" dav, and which w'll go to The Republican
this mall. Without having seen this message. It la
that hs goes to the ful' I'm it in advocating nrt on'y the
of .ths Chinese Exclu sion law. but he it
be strengthened In its weak places. Ho has to'd several members
of Congress that he thought that the bill ought to madn even
more effectlv than It Is now nr d he has said thrt with n th last
three de.ys. be no flitting with the Chinece question on
the part of President Rocsevolt e. S. L.
BELIEVE JOSEPH P. DUNNE
WILL BE APPOINTED
San Francisco Bulletin Predicts Promotion
For the Occupant of United
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5. The
Bulletin this evening says:
It Is confidently predicted that
Joseph J. Dnnne, the well-known San
Francisco attorney, will be appolnteJ
to the vacant United States
Mr. Dunne left this c'tv some
months ago to accept the appointment
as assistant to the lete Colonel J. C
Baird who filled the office of United
States Attorney for the Islands from
August. 1900 until his death a few
weeks ago at his home In Denver.
Joseph J. Dunne was born and educated
in this citv. He is a man of
.WfeU ..1.U IfcUt UkfcUluiMVU V3 C.JU J
ntted In every the dutlps cf
the position for which he Is now named.
He has already acted a3 counsel
for several municipal departmntT
in this citv. and up t" the time of his
departure for the Is'ends was attorney
for tho Board of Health. He his
alwavs looked upon as a rising
msmber of th bnr at which other
members of h's family have alread
He Is a fluent rpeak"r. rmj wt'
versed in the rthlc3 of hi profession.
The news of h's
Is received here with the gra
est satisfaction bv neople In a" '"
- f life, a he has always been distinctly
BELIEVED MI3S STONE ALIVE.
Asserted the Missiorary is in a Safe
ard Secluded Place.
vinv ry c .tib t.i. n
Russ. the of theAm -
erlcan mis Ion tt Salonlca. renllns to
th Worlds cablegram asking his
opinion regard'ng the situation so far
as Miss Stone is concerned, wired as I
I hope Miss Ston Is Jiving though J
hr reported death causes anxiety.
However, seeming the report did not
ccme e wit"ese3 and need-
verification. M,Bs Stone wes innrd
to hardship of firm faith, and no one
to die of griff."
Dr. Haskell also telegraphs frcm
"ThTe is :n well-found-rd
rumor tht brth captlvs were
alive end well 24th In a
s?rret she'tered pre where thnv
wpre liklv tn rental- tar rc. Our j
messengers haye not returned;
BONDED MERCHANDISE CAN
NOT BE WITHDRAWN
Local Customs Authorities Lcam of
An Important Ruling Received by
a San Francisco Broker.
Honolulu importers may bj
In knowing that merchandise
consigned to bonded warehouses,
cannot withdraw for exportation to
Insular possessions, accord'ng to a
late Treasury Department ruling received
by Port Collector Stackablo
In an opinion submitted to the Col-
J lector at San Francisco In rogard to
me case or. wiinam ti. Tn:rnloy. a
Custom House brok r, relative to merchandise
being withdrawn from ware-
house under article SSI of tha Cus
torn Regulations of 1899 for exporta
tion to pago Pago, in the Isltnd of
Tutulla. H. A. Taylor. Ass'stant Secretary
of the Treasury Department
Sectin 2979 of the Revised Statutes
authorizes the exportation of mer
chandisc en which the duties have
not been paid "If the owner, importer
consignee, or agent 8aan
give to the col'ector satisfactory security
thtt the merchandise thall b?
landed out of the juriidkt'cn cf the
United States, in the manner required
by the laws relating to exportatIn3
for the benefit of drawback. Th'
Department has decided (T V. 21221
of August 7, 1901) that no drawback
can bs allowed on merchandise shipped
to Guam or Tutui'a. intamueh as
both islands are within the
of the Unit-d States. For th
rame reason, goods ran not be
to the Phlllpoine Isa"ds with
benefit of drawback rr with remission
of tax (T D
232S7 or S'ptembrr 25 last and 23351
of the ICth Instant).
In view of tha foregoing, tho De-
pa;tmeaShId5 mercb"dhe can
rot be withdrawn fom bonded warehouse
for exportation to anT of sakl
!?,an: , No '"thsr withdrawal by
" tu wbw.u raranT or
other Importers for rxportat'on to
"a,"ra "B "?
telegram sent to yu on the 51st ul
timo. H. A. TAYLOR.
Therefore. It Is th't merchandise
can not be withdrawn from
horded warehouse for pxro'tatloa to
Gunrn. TntuPa. or the Phllppln islands,
which are w'thln the jurisdiction
of the Un'ted States.
Mr. and 3lrs. Cherles A. Brown anl
Mrs. Susan J. Stone, mother of "Mrs.
Brown, have taken rooms at the M
ana, where they will spend'tha winter.
I I I" iiiiii "i n mimipi "tm.
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