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Sonoma, July 8
For S. F. :
C Zealandia, July T7.
MaramaV July 1G.
Hawaiian SUr, Vol. XX, No. 322.
Lvcning Bulletin, Est. 1882, No.
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Secretary of British Embassy
fxTakes Trip to Confer with
V- Consul Here
'Has the arrivai In Hono'ulu of Ks-
mond Ovey,-M. VT. O., second secretary
of the British Embawy tC Washing
ton, anything to do with the formula
tion of a aeflnile British, policy con
cerning the Islands, In this part of the
Pacifiers which Groat Britain is re
cently taking an active interest
Mr.. Ovey, wf-9 arrived on, the Mon
golia and is i guest at the Univer
sity Club Jias had several conference
with Thomas Harrington, acting Brit
lr!i consul,. In the absence of R. S. V.
Forster who Is on leave.
Jn the manner of diplomats, Mr.
Ovey Is n6n-commlttal as to his er
" rand here. He avern that he is 6im
. p'y taking a vacation, but adniliB that
he brought over teroe state, papers
which may or may not be Instructions
fa" the benefit of Great Britain's rep
" rc-entatlve in these waters. . ....
' "I was just, congratulating, myself
thrt I had evaded the newspaper men,"
said Mr. Ovey thVi morning,, when a
representative of the Sty-Bu'lelin
rought an Interview with him. "I am
1 over here on a vacation and I assure
a u . the zcar cncuta plUalicss f of el gn-
or otherwise, Lack of my visit here."
' "Has your visit here anything to do
with the recent acquisition of Fanning
- Island by Great ; Britain, and do f you
intenc. to visit una IsIandT" lie was
44I have no intention of going to Fan-
ning Island" ssid Mr. Ovey, "but I do
'intend to see the volcano before I re-
: turn. . - ' ?
... "It has been .'understood that you
-ere coming over on a mission relat
ing to the foreign poliev'of your gov
ernment In t'iils part of the Pacific end
thp.t you were the bearer of state pa-
rerp to Consul jarrlngton. x .
"I have some papers," said Mr.
- Ovev, "but thev deal only with routine
"patters. , No; I cannot .ay what they
TTre, for even matters of routine are
nor mr.de public."
. It Is understood that the recent ac
tive interest which Great' Britain Is
taking in her - possessions'. In these
water, partlculrrlv since the acquisi
tion of Fanning Island will necessi
tate tome new dip'omatic arrange
ments between the United States tna
Great Britain and it is apposed that
Mr. Ovey during his visit will secure
' Information as h,e mav consider use
ful for the purpose in view. .
? Massachusetts has set as die $5,000,-
000 for the construction of state igh
ways. Major Eli H. Janney, inventor ana
field' quartermaster on the staff of
General HKrt .'E. Lee during the
Civil War, died at Alexandria, Vir
ginia, ' - '
A church in upper Broadway, New
York City, has made a play garden of
'.Its churchj'ard, and invites the moth
" crs and children of the neighborhood
to make themselves kappy In it.
The, Royal Scottish Geographical
Scciety of GreU Britain has decided
to award the Livingstone medal to
Roald Amundsen for his recent geo
graphical, discoveries in the antarctic
Mrs Frank Peck, wife of la farmer,
was burned to death at Beloit, Wis
consin, by her clothing catching fire
frcra a" gasoline stove. Eight years
ago a former wife of Mr. Peck met the
same fate. V
At Meeting Yesterday Directors
' in Resolution Reaffirm
REPLY JO SUPERVISORS
Adopt Policy of Passive Resist
ance No-Court Proced -
ure Planned -
Resolved That the policy of this
company, as to paving, is to pave the
portion of the street required by law
to be paved by.it, conformable to the
pavement laid by the city and county,
and, to do this to install some of the
forms of block pavement which ?shal
be equally durable and satisfactory, and
which will also enable this company
to comply with the law requiring it to
keep its tracks and its portion of at
the streets in good repair by making
such repairs both to the street surface
and to its ties and rails.
"Resolved, That the manager be di
re c ted to communicate this resolution
to the supervisors.1
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' In the foregoing: resolution, passed at
$ meeting yesterday afternoon, the di
rectors of the Rapid Transit company
give their reply to the query of the
Board of Supervisors relative' to pav
"This resolutldn means," Manager
Ballentyne , said this afternoon, "that
we ptand . ready And willing to pave
our. yhare of thw, streets. We believe
the streets ought to 'have permanent
tlorf of any street on which the super
visors lay a pavement, provided . we
are allowed to. use a paving material
that suits our construction, that will
be as durable as the pavement the city
lays and the material of which "Will be
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TO HOLD OFFICE
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Special Sale of
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Hilles Said to Have Assured
Rice of, Governor's Recess
Governor Ftear is to be given a re
cess reappointment by President Taft,
according to promises made to the Ha
waii delegation that went to the Chi
cago convention. .
The storj" came back that Secretary
Hilles, secretary to the. President, had
personally assured Charles A. Rice of
Kauai, member of the delegation and
now national committeeman, that the
reappointment would be made during
the congressional recess. Mr. Rice was
asked yesterday as to this story, and
while declining to discuss it at any
length, did not deny the essential par
ticulars. The report was not confiden
tial, for other members, of the delega
tion also confirm it,v and, furthermore,
the reappointment of Governor Frear
turns out to have played an important
part in the maneuvering during which
Hawaii's delegation voted for McGov
ern for temporary chairman.
.t. any-rate. the Hawaii delegation.
H. E. HENDRICKS
phont 2643 Merchant
or those members who have returned,
feel quite certain that the Governor is
slated for reelection, and that Secre-
t-tary llilles .has made the -absolute
statement that 'he ": will, be reappointed.
The antl-FYear men express almost
equal confidence that : Taft will not
name Frear again. Colonel Sam Par
ker is said to lelieve he holds the
personal assurance of Taft that Frear
is to he overlooked in the naming of
- Incidentally, members of the delega
tion say that the story that Hawaii's
representation may bo cut from six .to
two is very wide of the mark.;
"The delegation can not be tut now,
because the convention itself adopted
the apportionment plan which gives
Hawaii six delegates." said one of the
loeal'delegation today. "It is quite true
that Hawaii was in danger of having
its representation cut to two. - The del
egation saved this by its handling of
t m vntinc rw there i nn A o n rtaw
the questi(T s
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1 v CjnCAGO, 111. That'old bromide' "a sea of faces" accurately describes-the scene in the Coliseum WhVn the Republican convention, was in session
that Js, ft was a sea of faces as long a s things were moving "smoothly. When action began the faces were hidden , more or less by waving arms, hats and
Hags. The spectatorswho outnumber ed therdelegates and alternates six or seven to one, added much to the "picturesque appearance of the 'huge amphi
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But i Americans fcr Fi
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v STOCKHOLM. Cwedin, J".; :
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quetn cr 5we;:n cp:n
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1 opium smuggling and arrested re-
rentlv nn the. rhartrp nf ""viniji'tlhfir the
Nevy Matsop Steamer Destined . Edmund3 Act, now aces ' another
10 inOrOUOniV AnSWer the :l charge white slavery. This char-
, Popular Demand
cter, whose name has been made no-
'torious in the .last year by his com-
Passengers rather than freight will plicity in the opium-smuggling trafflo
be favored ' with the comDletion of a and who at . present is suspected ol
fine large liner,' a contract for which continuing the illegal work,' was re
was let on June 27th by th? Matron arrested this afternoon by United
Navigation ' Company, I the Newport States Marshal Hendry; on a warrant
News Shipbuilding and Dry T..ck sworn by United States District Attor
Company being; the builders.- . : t ney Robert WV Breckons.
Destined to be the largest and finest For the last fortnight Smith, who
appointed liner in the Matson service, was arrested several weeks ago to-
a new steamship, 500 feet in length gether with Lily Hookano, a Hawaii
over All, a beam .of 08 feet, mou'ded an woman with whom he had been as
depth cf 36.6 feet,' 8000 indicated horse sociating on the Coast, has been out
power and capable of steaming at an
average speed of sixteen knots, the
Matson Navigation Company has -on-1
tered into a contract with the b;2f
Eastern shipbuilders for a vessel
which wiien completed will cost Zij-i
Greater Passenger Capacity.'
The new vessel is to possess a la.
er cabin passenger capacity .than ;iTi y
essel making the port of Honolulu,
according to the plans and specifica
tions now on e at the officeof Casde
and Cooke. . ; ;. ' .
Large, airy and fineiy fitted statv;
rooms; are proposed wh.ch will easily
accommodate 272 nrst class passen
gers. A steerage, Avuich is divided
Into three sections, to belter look
after the interests of this class of :
travel will carry 0" additional passen
gers. One feature of the steerage is
the fact that provision is made fcr
6C6 uuu ui.,, t-u0 drydock.-the limit of cost of which is
classes for single men single women ,-,,053,486.500. This
ana tamilies. sum provides for a 200-fot extension,
Cabins Wil Be Luxurious. . . . . , , .k tftf,nA.
I. Brass bedsteads to the number of l'r,nf the tota length to 1000 feet.
24 are; to be installed in luxurious Monday next the navy civil engm-
cahins -many 6f these rooms can he " .. .u,, r,, m-.v,.
Norman R. Smith, once convicted of on $1000 bail. He was accused of
adultery. The woman was released
on a bail bond of similar size, and is
facing two charges, bigamy and adult
ery. ; 'v- - .... ', . ; ',v.- ;
.She recently filed divorce petition in
the;local Circuit Court to obtain a ler!
gal: separation from her ; native ; hus-J
band, believing; that by so doing , she'
might obtain lenience and; possible
Probation .Officer Anderson
' Finds Japanese Baby and
' Bin Contract' ' .
"I wish I had, . parasol ."..mused
discharge by the Federal Government. Probation Offieer Anderson yesterday
In the new charge, filed . today, morning f.i he ttrolled. along KeKauiixe
Breckons accuses Smith of taking Lily street in the glare of the burning sun.
Hookano to the California Coast for It was hot, burning hot and hS the
immoral purposes, which, he says, mingled aroma ot oysters, ; ulua and
fovAra thp rfpflnltinn of the term devil-fish reachedf his nostrils, he
"wIiUa olarorv" oa annlio1 In thv F"p1. nnlrkened hia race in SDite . Of the
oml Ktatute Hp has obtained evi- heat.. ' ? -
dence. hp savs. tending to prove his . Hardly, hae: he. rounded the corner
revival of the n;ier,t Cir
American athletes ttcsy v.rrj : r
a great' start in ths cpsnir cf
track and field events.
Pacific. Coast athletes rr.zis a z
showing, and there . vyere 1;..
youngsters in ths Amtri:n.c:
gent who went into Interr-ti;-;! f:
by their fleetness of fc:t.'
- In the preliminaries cf t: 7
meter race America carri:i c
first , places. Clarence C-'- -the
fleet half-miler from C;:
Washinjton, vtas frst In hi: r
Caldwell, of Massschu::ti-, 1
Emillo . Lunchi, the Italian i
champion and 'hclcfir cf t!-: :
record ftr the C!3-yard r. '
Scutter.cf England eprurj a : -
by Ciwr.lna th!
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cord for the distance, ID 4-3 t
by r?ln3 It. irr 10 .-5 - - - -'ny,-a'
Pete .Gerhardt, the v;t:ran C
Club sprinter cf , San Fran:':::,
first in their heats. - The v, - -the
semi-finals were Drew cf :
chusetts, Alvah f.'eyer, cf Ut,
Llppincott of Pennsylvania, Z:',
Chica;o,-Patching cf Cs-'.h ;
and Craig, the University cf Mi
speed marvel who has t::n c,';:
the likely winner.
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GALL FOR $2,000,000 OUTLAY
Just short of two million dollars will
lo available for - new work at Pearl
Harbor during the fiscal j'ear now on,
if the items for public works as rec
ommended by the Senate, carry, in the
n.tval appropriation bill.- "Advices from
Washington state that there is small
chance of. any of the Pearl Harbor ap
propriation being cut. -
The largest single item on the list
is $ 1,050,000. tor continue work on the
thrown into suites. In- those ;tate
rooms not 'provided with brass single
beds, large beths are to be installed.
Each room will also contain a con
venient sofa,. which should the de-
Piles at the out-shore end of . the dock,
to- determine whether the material is
tirm enough to bear the .weight of the
structure. An extension on the harbor
lend would interfere less with work now
Dry dock .limit of cost is here
by. Increased to $3,486,500),
to continue . . .. .
Street' paving . ..... ...
Water system . ... . . . . . . . . . .-
power distribution, mains and
: conduits ... ..... . ......
Metal and lumber storehouse
Paint and rigging loft. ... . . .
Pattern shop ."
Storehouse : - . . : . . ... , . ; ....
Xa tri nes . . . . .... . . .
Railroad equipment . . . V..
Floating crane, -to complete. .
; into King street than his attention was
' attracted bv a hvtv wrall. followed
! again by another and. yet another,
j coming from . a small , bundle on toe
sidewalk.' . ' .
I "Yes, I know ' just how you feel,"
said Anderson. "'It is tot isn't it, and
that odor wouldn't give a convalscent
sn appetite. But where's your moth-
. er?" he continued as. .fee dubiously
'surveyed - the- small bundle of, crepe
which had resolved itself into a Jap
f anese urchin of about two years, now
,t crying louder than ever. .
' The baby continued to cry and so
.. . J 1.050,000 Anderson picked it up and carried It
r:W':. ' J 1.742,000
NAVAL. MAHAZINE, KUAHUA.
mands of , travel be unusually - heavy, m progress man an aaaea ieei ai
can be utilized as a bed - the shore end. Five of these piles will
The fittings for all staterooms are
to be in keeping with the usual Vat-
son standard of excellence as ineo!
porated in the liner Wilhelmina,
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be driven, and considerable .depends
on the result of the tests. - 1 :
Yesterday Admiral Cowles received
the following table ; of estimates car
ried in the appropriation bill: -NAVAL
STATlCfX, PEARL HARBOR.
Loaded-shell house . . . . . .
Fixed ammunition house .
High explosives, house . .
R. R. tracks and scales.. .
Electric power Installation
One gunner's' quarters' ". . .
Fresh water system .....
Machinery and ; tools
around for inspection to the seventy
or eighty Japanese women that were
.1 iti uj t tk. tirA that
in tne neiguuoruwu m.w": uut
r - one of them might prove to be tne
75.000 mother of the youthful Niobe. .
25.000 All of them disclaimed knowledge
25.000 1 or proprietorship of the intent so An-J
60.000 den on deciced. to' do the next Desi
100.000 thing and he did. lie picieea me
10,000 chi'd up and walked down the block.
exhibiting It to every woman he met.
Rut It was all of no avail. No one
knew the child and no one expressed
a desire to know' anything about it,
so he nent on and on. 4'
King street. Hotel street. Aala
street, over to Palama Settlement,
back to Liliha street. Berett nla street,
and ba?k to Kekaulike street, walked
the probation officer with the child,
now fallen into a peaceful sleep, in
his arms. v" -
It .was thortly before . ten o'clock
when he had first come across the lr,-.t
Infant and at one o'clock, he was still
prosecuting his endless quest for the
parents. Finslly, exhausted, tired out,
QnA Tiparlw nvprrnmp 'hv the heat., he
wpnt. nvpr tn the nolice station with
. . 5.000
. . C0.000
. . . 7.000
. . 5,000
ScientlLts have assertcj there r
six thousand acres of trc?j cn Maur i
Kea's slope that will produce a wealth
of rubber, or chicle, or some kin ir e I
gIutinoa8 substance, and-that eon:
body is to reap a fortune from th.i3 nat
ural resource, provided by a forest c"
approximately 2,C0O,COO -trees.
But, the question has trlsen who
getn the privilege.of gathering !n tr.li
fOFtune? It appears that Rocrt II. r.l
holds a lease on the entire tract, ob
tained for grazing purposes for tha
Puuwaawaa Cattle Ranch, that la zA
to have six yesrs yet to runr. - At the
expiration of that time, the lease , re
verts to the Territory. '
Can he, by right of his grazing lease,
tap these trees Territorial ofljcla'.
are In doubt Asfstant Atfomey Gen
eral Smith, in the absence of Attor
ney General Lindsay, declines to give
an opinion, ascerting he cannot mzke a
ruling until he has seen the lease.
Lane Commissioner Jcr.hua TucSer al
so decHnes to discuss. the matter, mere
ly saying he has not seen Hind re
cently and doetn't remember, off-hand,
what kind of lesse the latter may have
in his possession.
Hind was reported to be in Honolulu
leveral days ago for the purpr.-je of
having his lease examined., to determ
ine what rights It gifes him In the use
of the timber, but he did not call on
the Territorial, officials to get their
ic.eas.on the subject.
A grazing lease ordinarily does not
give the lessee any rights to mineral
which msy be found on the land; but
there neems to be tome doubt whether
the document held by Jlini does not
give him privilege to make use of.tha
Charging desertion Yoshitaro Mu
rata has filed a- petition In circuit
court asking divorce from Wai Mu-'
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the child, where he ran Into a dVi
tracted Oriental mother who was mak
ing frantic inquiries In a mixture of
English and Japanese" regarding a
small bundle of crepe,, approximately
two years" old.