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Zealandia, July 17.
Marama, July 16.
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No. 6321.
I venlng bulletin. KsL 18S. No. f,2S0.
. 14 I'ACSKS. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1912. 14 PAGES.
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FrdfTal officials' who are looking for
(Jf'frge C. Hodges, the OrcRon promo
j) U-r undtr Indictment In Portlund by a
. '-Ff dcral grand Jury on a charge of lin
ing the malls to defraud, believe they
have found a clew to the fugitive in a
iorge C. Hodges who lived for a tinre
' ,,Ht the local Y. M. CV A. building, goliu
rorn thla place to the. Wahlne-Kapu
. apartments. He left his rooms at the
latter place in April, after, paying his
Mil, and told no one where he was
The George Hodgest who lived at the
a, M. C A. and who Federal offieljls
lellevc Is the (Jcorge C. Hodges want
ed in Oregon, arrived In Honolulu on
he Hierra, October 21, 1911 in com
lany with Herman 11. Herz, who later
, took charge of the boys club work at
".Kakaako Settlement. Along with Herz,
Hodges went to the local Association
building, where' he presented a Port
land, Ore.,- y. -M. C A; membership
card. He al?o told Secretary " Super
. that he was a newspaper man, and on
this recommendation was given a room
in the y. M. O. A. dormitory. '
According, to A. II - Larimer, during
the time that he roomed with '1 Jet.,
HodgP8Tncvr talked "of his hulnos
a?Ide from paying ". that he i'as inn r
(Med in Oregon real estate.
He' paid his mom rent up to Xove n
: ber l&,rbVtirr November 9 fcaVe up his
room without asking for any reiate,
saying that he was.ln delicate .health
and was going to nee a quietor neigh
borhood. ;v. - ' '
Larimer says Hodges was 'a ' quiet,
unatsnumlng sort of man. He va3 con
tinually receiving cablegrams and was
Silweys making inquiries concerniiLj the
mails.-, " . . '' .
Led Quiet Life. ' -
.2 During lils ..stay in Honolulu he is
( not known to have made any attempts
to sell Stock or to float companies, but
Kcems to have led an ordinarily quiet,
unassuming Ufe while here. ' He was
well liked atthe.Y. M. C. A., and when
ho left was given a dinner by a few
Tconvhial spirits of the dormitory who
were, his intimate friends.
Herz has since left for . Yokohama,
and there' is no one in town now who
knew Hodges intimately enough to be
, able to Kay anything about" his habits.
From the . Y. M. C. A. he went to. the
Wahlne Kapu. . whero he met with an
- accident which confined him to his bed
for three weeks.
In April.Hodges paid his reckoning
ut the Wahlne Kapu.. said gooy-bye,
without mentioning where he was go
ing, and disappeared. No one was In
terested enough at the time to make
any Inquiries as to where the quiet
'young man with the dreamy eyes pro
posed to go. ;
George1 C. Hodges was the business
as5ociateind companion of WVE. De
Ijjrm, a promoter whose high finance
. oierations placed him in the J. Rufus
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Underbidding their " nearest com
rctitor by J200, Freitas and Fernan
dez today received the contract for
constructing the concrete 'culvert
. over the Makiki stream, leading to
the newly opened Makiki tract sold
by the government. Freitas and Fer
nandez bid was $S75.- The Lord
Young' Engineering Company's tender
was $1090; the Honolulu Construc
tion Company, $1049, and Henry 'De
Wisconsin women are organizing to
fight the suffrage movement
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Special Sale of Safes
li. E. HENDRICK, Ltd ,
Phone 2643 Merchant and Alae
The Progressive Party 'the outcome
of the Chicago convention fight, is
to be launched in Hawaii, according
to tentative plans brought back from
the mainland by. former ' Governor
George R. Carter and A. L. C. At
kinson. In answer to a question by the Star
Bulletin this morning, Mr. Carter
stated that advices' from, the organiza
tion committee are now awaited, and
that these will determine. the proced
ure here. , '
"We have asked the organization
committee to notify ussome one of
us as to the plans of the conven
tion, when and where it Is to be held,
and we are Jioping to send delegates
from Hawaii to tbis convention,
said Mr. Carter. . " - . ..'.-,'. V-"- ''
"It Is barely possible the Progres
sive convention may indorse Wood
row Wrilson, uie Democratic nomlnefe.
This convention Is to be held prob
ably and preferably near the end of
'July..- ." . ' ' , ' . .
Carrying RooseveIt badges, souve
nirs and emblems by the score, witli
newspapbr accounts of the conven
tion,. Its prelude and its aftermath, by
the" bundle, and voicing indignation
at the treatment given the Roosevelt
delegates, Carter and 'Atkinson-camp,
back on the Mongolia yesterday
morning and within twenty-four hours
there are . signs pointing plainly-' to
the possibility., that the' Progressive
movement here may, be tied up with
Kuhio's t recently announced fight
Want Local Strength. -" :-
Kuhio's strength Is wanted to lend
local strength. ,: to the Progressive
movement. : . -. . : ;
' Though both Carter and Atkinson
are uncertain as to. immediate devel
opments locally, the Star-Bulletin can
&tate positively that , already feelers
have been put out. to test the possi
bility of a combine with Kuhio's
forces. : - K :.J, - ..
. On the same - steamer; that b'rough!
back the two Roosevelt, enthusiasts,:
ihere' came Charley Rice of Kauai,
Col. Sam Parker, John Wise and A.
O. Marallino . dpleeatps altprnntpai
or onlookprs at the hlsr nnlitiral show,
In Chicago last month. v" - j
Stories by the wholesale as to the
convention and Hawaii's part were
let loose when. airthe politicians, got
on terra flrmaJ ,On r , one hand; thq
Roosevelt, men . declare -with ?HndIgmv
tion that right and justice was tramp
led on flagrantly. vat' Chicago, that
Taft is -already beaten, that. Roose
velt is a sure winner If the" Progress-'
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ie mvtuuuii iiuuimai es linn, mar
Hawaii ought to jump in the Progress
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On Instructions direct from Attorney-General
Wickcrshara, an order
wasj Issued today calling the federal
grand Jury together July 13; a spe
cial agent, who will have charge of
the investigations by
'the jury is!
thought , to be enroiite to Honolulu.!
end Secretary of the Interior. Fisher
h.w weeks " - m
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No, I dont know -what it means."
cf!H ITnifoH Clotne ti:,.,., i(( '
morning tor an explanation of this ap- "7,, V . , ifr
parently sudden activity on the part 'r. Underwood fu ,sa
of-the federal government ce this morning, that he la ; not in
"1 have not. been informed as lot favor of fFee sugar and that he is in
what is to be done, have received no j favor of a modera,t revision of the
instructions, am left only the Kuec3 ! sugar tariff that will be certain not to
lhat whatever is done will be under J nipple the industry. He told usthat
the guidance of a special agent f-om ' on the Democratic bill in this Con
Washington." I gress he was outvoted by the Demo-
i ne can lor the grand Inrv ha i
come directly from Washington .and
ssr I have received no further infor
mation I judge that a special agpnt is
to be sent to take charge of the
work." , y. ."; .
He was unable to say whether the
proposed investigation would include
the activity of the present admi
lion in the Territory In the land and'
EX-OOT. GEORGE R. CARTER.
HAWAII'S VOTE AGAINST '
ROOT WAS FOR POLITICAL
REASONS, SAY DELEGATES
' hat the Hawaii delegation voted
against Root and for McGovern as
temporary chairman at Chicago for
political reasons Is the explanation
the now-famous "six. for McGovem"
vote, brought back by the men who
were at the big convention, v
Incidentally, it develops Uia a. mem
ber at ,tke delegation sent a cable
gDUTL;lbJl4waii shortly fter this
vote; $aying ih substance "the vote
was .for ' good, political reasons. Ha
waii for 'Taft first, Jlast and , all the
time : : l: C I U .''
That the. vote was a protest against
th.e steam-roller.,; methods by? whlwh
twd delegates "were grabbed from the
California Roosevelters and. by; which
other Roosevelt men were '-blocked
from the ' convention, is said to .be
only partlj true, and that. Hawaii ,had
somethlngelge besides this -.in. mind.
The' local delegation,1 going instruct
ed so far as Taft himself was con
cerned, couTd : not jockey, on the- no
mination but could maneuver in the
other skirmishes, . ' V
' The Chicago Daily News T caught
Jack, Coney of Kauai in a communica
tive mood and published the follow
ing story on Saturday, "June 22: i
There is one group of delegates on
the floor of the Coliseum who havea
"missionary conscience." They are
the Hawaiian; .
"Some of tne things done here look
pretty rotten, to us," said John H.
& Coney, member of the delegation, to
-day, when, asked what the Hawaiians,
who are instructed for Taft, thought
of the proceedings at the convention.
"We are instructed for' Taft" con
tinued Mr. Coney, "but we don't levl
we can endorse all the. Taft people
do here. ; That is why , Hawaii's six
votes, have been cast so variously. We
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Oscar W. Underwood, chairman of
the HOuse Ways and Means Commit
tee, is strongly against free sugar, and
Rn rfpelared himself to a delegation of
iiaa-oiiane mha vkitPij ".him a few
Watson piloted . the
legation, which consisted f ChaHes
A. Rice of Kauai, Harry Irwin, the
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LWUlOLiailC. UClcgttic nuui ijiiv,
The Hawaiian businessmen who saw
Ufaderwood were impressed with the
fact that he appreciates Hawaii's posi
tion and that the next Congress will
find him against free sugar.
labor matters, as has been frequently
taA '.. r tnnriontinn With the
visit of the Secretary of the Interior.
By GEORGE R. CARTER.
. The suicidal success of the reaction
aries in the Republican party, was
complete. No mart who stands for a
truly representative party . caa r stand
any longer in the Republican party.
The national committee, with its
power of initiative defied public opin
ton. Ignored justice, reversed Its own
decisions, set asld i Its own rules, seat
ed its tainted dele Vates, arid openly de
termined to rule t ruin. ... . .. . .
Its dishonest n.ijority; elected him,
and VJr. Root proved true to his clients,
The clearly-expressed wishes of the
taajorlty of Republican voters in Penn
sota, Maine, Wisconsin, ' Maryland,
Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
South Dakota, Nebraska and West .VIr
ginia have been ignored. ,
Sovereign States have been wrong
fully deprived pf their full representa
tion in a Republican, convention.
It is no longer a question of policies
or of men, but a great moral question
has arlse'n. It is nd new issue it was
nanaea down, to us ,Trom Sinai, and Is
expressed in the eighth commandment.
"Thou shalt not, steal? . .
- The vjtal questlcoxlearlK t.Jssu.isr
Shall the people rujet? The' crisis is
best expressed in .Lincoln's words when
he said: : ,x : ; - . v 4 ,
? "I am; not bound to win, but ! : am
bound to be true; Yam not bound to
succeed, but I am bound to live up to
the light I have, and I must stand with
anybody that stands right: stand with
hlrrv jvhile he is right and part with
him when he goes wrong. V ;
A oiew party has been born. It earned
forth, out, of. those en dark days In
Chicago, where bosses'; -beaten In their
own districts, lighting for their polit
ical existence, deliberately ' stole , the
nomination of a President, dishonored
themselves and their candidates, who
with their, followers are still silent as
to their responsibility in accepting the
benefit of a moral wrong.
- To acquiesce or adopt the result of
the Chicago convention Js to endorse
fraud, to submit to gag rule, to yield
hope for or; in representative party
The new Progressive party a
j unite " all sections North ' and
East and West in demanding social
and industrial justice. - ;
' Its cry is, Injure no man, but let
no man injure you." 'Its goal is that
which has ever been , the aim of the
Americaji people and the hope of the
world a true democracy, which avoids
the tyranny of the minority as well as
the tyranny of the majority. We in
Hawaii can not avoid this issuewe
have got to meet it. ' :-: -
; Allan Herbert, member of the Ha
waiian delegation to the Democratic
cenventiori at Baltimore; was unable to
go to .the convention on account of
illness, and, instead, went to Arrow
head Springs, Cal., to recuperate.
This news was received here by
friends of Dr.. St. D. G. Walters, Dr.
Walters writing that Mr. Herbert is
showing every sign of recovering
from the strain of traveling. He was
ordered to take a rest. 'The- news
came' from California the latter - part
of June and therefore Mr. Herbert's
friends feel cetain that there is no
need for worry.
There was a . report some time ago
as to Mr. Herbert's condition, bu the
letter- from Dr. Walters Is the first
definite word that Mr. Herbert's many
friend8 have had. ;
; M. Herbert would have been, it js
said, the oldest delegate at Baltimore.
Land Commissioner Joshua Tucker
will sell at public auction tomorrow
several land leases, one of -250 acres
at Alea and the other a number of
government -remnants on Maui, con
taining a total of about . fifty-nine
acres. The sale will be held- on the
steps of the capltol building at noon.
Slayer Held at Police; Station Tells of Desperate Combat for
the Possession of Fatal K nife Late Tuesday rjight- He
Claims Killing Unintention al Combatants . Rocked' To
; and Fro.for Over an Hour Fighting for the Blade.
One man was killed and his wife ' There was a difference.of opinion,
dangerously wounded In a stabbing af- ylTS souza took her husband's side
fray late Tuesday night as. the result argument-waxed wanner,
of a discussion regarding the-advisa- "u a K
billty of Portuguese entering,, the- the contesUnts grew more bitter,
Fourth of July parade. I What happened after this Is what tte
Manuel Souza and his. wife were the police are; trying to find out
yicUms and F'.Btl It was "after midnight when neigh
the police as the man who did .the, ,
stabbing, which occurred in a Miller; bors caDed the police when a wagon
street tenement There were no other load of ; detectives arrived, they found
witnesses except the three concerned Souza an(j wife lying upon the floor
and according to the story told by ,n a pool llood while Mosquetl was
Mosqueti, the three rocked to and fro running aimlessly apout the roqm.
for over an hour locked in deadly com- wrlnglng hja handg. The knife was
Vr" e.possessk)n .of .the tolferj , the floor - , ; .
wnicn nnauy enueu .
AWoHw, " "Tf . " . r . ,
pouce uCa tut itTt Iht Placed Mosqueti under arrest
intentionally but declares that the g Hospital
wounds were inflicted in the struggle ,u 3,f0lfnd that Souza was dan
over the .weapon. ' gerously wounded about the chest
According tp the story which Mos- and stomacnt ; whiie 'his wife had re
queti tells, he dropped in Tuesday cdved geveral cuts about the shout
night to pay Souza and his wife a ders ....
visit. ' . .. .. " . ; gciiiza died 'late' last" night without
Quarrel'Over Parade. - ' :' . regainbs consciousness : and hl3 body
, .The conversation gradually worked wag taken to the government morgue
around tp the subject of s the Fourth this morning. Mrs. Souza Is still liv
of July, parade and immediately the ing and it Unexpected thit she will
question was introduced as, to wnetn- recover, - ; ,; ;
er it would be avlsable.for, the Portu- . , Mosqueti 13 ; beir. - he"ld at the .;ipo
guese to enter a parade commembrat5 lice station while Captain Kellett and
ing an event in thehlstory of another pntitv p"t r-Ktln-
Possibly" no other internal revenue
district in the country outs!de New
York City will show a greater Increase-'
in business during the lst
year than tawa.. C. S. Albert the
Star-Bulletin's Washington correaoon-
dent reported several weeks ago that
ori the first ten months' business Ha
waii stood fifth' among the: districts
of the United States. v "
The report of Internal Revenue Col
lector Cottrill Xor the' fiscal year end
ing June 30 has been forwarded to
the national capital, and while the
figures cannot be given out here, he
states that they show an Increase of
20 per cent over the collections of
any previous year in the Territory's
history. It is thought that when these
revised .figures, ; showing the entire
year's work,-are compared with oth
ers they will show larger advance
than any other, excepting posaibly
those of the New York City office.
Cottriir8 report also contains , an
unique feature. It shows that at the
close of business Saturday afternoon,
June 29, there was not a cent of cor
poration tax remaining to, be collect
ed. All liquor taxes were also col
lected, following the. new rule placed
in effect a year ago requiring ill
these to be gathered onor before the
final business day of the year. Here
tofore it has been customary to pfr
mlt payments to lag behind, extending
into the latter part of July. The new
rule demands absolutely prompt pay
ment'"' V ; '' :. ."' ;,;-:." ' .
Dr. Victor S. Clark, Commissioner
of ; Immigration, cabled to the Board
today that forty-five Russian laborers
are coming on the Shinyo Maru from
Manchuria, : arriving here from the
Orient on July 16. '
While it is not definitely known, it
is presumed that these were booked
under the former arrangement with
the Perelstrous immigration scheme,
the agreement being now terminated.
The Russians coming, it Is believed,
were found by Dr. Clark to be suit
able for Immigrants. r .
The crew of the navy tug Navajo
is in for what Is practically a w jk's
vacation, comencing tomorrow. The
tug, Captain Babson, is to . sail for
Hilo, to give all the men liberty and
a chance to see the volcano. ,
I Souza and his wife' were hurried to!
the Queen s nospitai wnue uie poncej
OF PIOIJEER DOr.'DS
TO 0E REDEEMED
Pioneer Mill Company, Ltd., Is about
to redeem its million dollars of bond
ed indebtedness, refunding half of the
amount at 5. per cent instead of 6
per cent as the old bonds carry.
Kotice of a special meeting of the
Pioneer stockholders on July 17, to
consider two propositions on the
lines stated appears In this issue.
"The, old bond Issue will be paid
back 'on the first "of October this
vear," said' JF. Hackfeld this after
noon, "and very likely new bonds will
be issued to the amount of $500,000 at
5 per cent The old bond issue out
standing is about $1,000,000.
"Yesr Pioneer 19 In very good condi
tion at present" -V
FISHER ffiB EI
v Secretary or the Interior Fisher isl
coming to Hawaii on his mission of
investigation early in Augusti ?
The San Francisco booking ofnees.
the ' Star-Bulletin has ascertained.
have Fisher booked "on ' the Shlnyo
Maru, leaving the Coast on August 3,
and if he takes this foreign steamer,
he must pay-a .fine of $200. He Is
also said to be booked on the Hono
lulan, to arrive here-August 13, and
on one other boat -
ATCHERLY DAUGHTER -CHRISTENED
IN B. C.
: Special Star-Bulletin Cable 1 '
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 5-Vie-
tona Kaiulani Atcherley, daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. John Atcherley, and
granddaughter of Queen 'Liliuokalani,
was christened here- today.
Mrs. Atcherley is related to the Ka
lakauas by adoption.
TROUBLE IN CHINA; .
ASSASSIN IS ACTIVE
i Special SUr-BulIetin Cablel
TIENTSIN, China, July 5. Tang
Shao Yi barely escaped death at the
hands of 'an assassin introduced by
former Taotai Chang Chun.
- . NEW DIVIDEND
S S $ , S
S - At a meeting of the directors
fr of the Oahu Railway and Land 4-
. 4s Company held this morning. It
was voted to pay a dividend of ,
sixty-five cents a share monthly
beginning July - 16. Thi3 Is an i
? increase of $30,000 In 'the divi-
dend, and is equal to 5 per 3
cent on the present quotation of
S the stock. v
$$ S $ S $ $
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Iowa Senator ancl L"::::i:ri
Governor Against Th;rd
: Party Movement.
AnAochited Yrva t'al le J
WASHINGTON, D. J'uly 5. C:n
ator A. D. Cummins of Iowa, lats c;i
didate for the Republican prti!J:.-.,.".-l
nomination, has decided nit
the Roosevelt Prosressive movement
HADLEY DOiri' IT, TOO
Associated Prt-ss CableJ
'JEFFERSONVILLE, Mo, July 5.
Governor Hadley of' f.!i::3uri, t!
Roosevelt floor leader in the CSi::-
convention' said today that -t!-.:re v. A
be no fthird party" in r.!i:::-ri. Tl
State, organization is prc;r::;iv ' 3
' FpecUl t?tar-I)ullcti.n C.' '.
"LINCOLN, Neb., July S. Vi::'
Jennings Uryin , said t:- t t
Champ Clark had coms irtD t' s c,
in Baltimore in his attitudi ci
Parker, the result of the
might have been difrerent.
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SpecUl Star-Bulletin Ciil'l
LEIPSIC, Ger, July 5. Le:;:!J Cil
ers, a . naturalized American L:rn in
Heligoland, was today s:nt:-:: i tj six
years for esoionacs. It is chr .J that
Eilers was spying for the Critiih.
PRO nifJENTCLUBWOMA !i
. SERIOUSLY ILL l.'J S. F.
. Associated Press Cable
SAN FRANCISCO, Cat, July 5
Sarah Piatt Decker, ex-president of ths
General Federation of Women's C!'.j
of America, now in convention h:r,
was operated on today for a sudi:n at
tack of intestinal trouble cau::i by
obstruction in the intestines, anJ h:r
situation is very critical.
' The clubwomen in their conventisn
today defeated a suffrage plank.
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-W0LGAST THE GELT
Associated Press Cable
LOS ANGELES, Caf, Juiy 5. Tom
McCarey, promoter of the Vol;ast
Rivera fight, refuses to give Champion
Wolgast the diamond belt on account
of the conditions under which the de
cision was given, both men being prac
tically knocked out..
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REBELS LOSE ANOTHER
TO MEXICAN FEDERALS
AHsoclated Pr- Cable
EL PASO, Tex, July 5 -The defeat
ed rebels have abandonee Chihuahua
and retreated toward Juarez.
Associated Press Cable J
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jwy 5.By a
vote of 43 to 12, the Senatw today car
ried through the two-wteship pro
gram. TODAYS DIVIDENDS
Hawaiian Commercial . and Sugar
Co. pays a dividend of this date, of
25 cents a share, or $100,000.
Oncmea pays 40 centi a aha re, or
Honomu pays $t.50 a share, or $1V
250, announcing at the sam t'"t
this will be continued mommy until
further , notice.
Pepeekeo directors annour:; a r:;
ular monthly dividend of 2 a sh;r:,
or $15,000. beginning July 15.