Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'Honolulu star-bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1912-current, July 06, 1912, 3:30 Editioin, Page 6, Image 8',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
nOXOLULU STAR-BULLETIN,: SATURDAY; J ri (1, 1012.
War fifty Years Ago
Battle on the Bank of York River Two Federal
Columns Start From Yorktown Toward Richmond.
"Stonewall" Jackson Wins a Slight Victory at Mc
Dowell, In the Shenandoah ValleyConfederates
Hastily Evacuate Norfolk, VaM and the Ram Merri
mac Is Destroyed by Her Own Crew Spirited Naval
Action on the Mississippi Wooden Confederate Ships
Sink One Federal Ironclad and Drive Another Ashore.
Sy Caprtln CEOItiE L KILMER. Litj
U. S. V.
HEN the Confederates sud
denly evacuated Yorktown
on May 4. 1&)-'the penin
sula campaign of the Ariay
of tiwroU cue tool; on u new. phase, j
The inovp made by the Confederate j
tviijcunder General J. li Johnston j
surprised his own government and the'j
southern Deanle. It was exiecled of i
hl;: that he would keep the Fi-deral
army m a unfe (JUtiUfe from Rich
mouJ. After abandoning hi strong k
mtlon on York river lie could do so j
only by opposing It In open P.o!d. Me-
CMhmV base was at Fortress Monroe. ,
nearly ICO iuilis from Richmond. The
York river! bounds the ienlsula on
the northwest and the .In me on 4he
southeast. With either river open to
FeihT WurviiljisMcCleilan could get
supplies -'by water as be advanced to
ward Jliehniond. When the'evacua-
Copyright by the Review o(f fleviewa
FUliUltAL lltONCLAD. CINCINNATI,
tlon look place ll was eipecled th:U
the ram Merrimac, woU!d make Federnl
navigation of those streams hazardous.
.If not impossible. Johnston Jiau about
X).(k:i) . trooi5 when he. raii ,avay"
,ronj Yorktoyn. McClelian had about
In the Held. . There were '.WJO
iiurrh of Richmond. , I
' . genera i of Najwfponkr boklness
rcVht have inarciuHl;qut of Yorktown j
nud waited to get his enemy lit if dis-
ndvatuagu.near at hand should he )ur
hiw too hastily and defeat him. In
point of fact. McCiellan believed that
the evacuation was not a ruse of war;
, - ' j - -, r w
' , t ' ' - ' ' '
, - , A - " v
' - K
. - ' ' , ' '
i ' N - - . - ' " ' , V N
' ' : " ; ' ! ' ' '":-'5'
i - "
' ' ; ' : : : y ' ' .': : ': ?:': - .. - ? :. :? s::-
, , '
- " , ' , '
- - , S v " - ' ' S
' V - ' V - ' V S - " -
. - - v ' , , "
r . . . .'. ....( i,.,- : ,,.s,..,.J.:..":.,.. ::: - ::::';...'.'.....::
, ' v v i s , - s - i
. ' - 1 - ..' .- ::::: ....-.-v.-.'.1-:-'- - iv . --v- . l -
. - -. v w , yy
and he started oh a vigorous pursuit mac up the peninsula from Yorktown
by two routes. In doing so he violated towcrd Richmond "turued" Alio Con-f-
of tlu treat maxims of ireneralshin ! federate position at Norfolk." and It
by Giviuiag Ills army juiue lace .oi
Advance cn Land and Water.
One column pushed forward at the
brought them to bay at Williamsburg, !
ten. miles from the Yorktown ; lines.-
While two divisions of McClelland I
were battling there on May 5
44ur divisions were loaded upon steam
transports to proceed up lork river
andeize a lauding place at West
Point, .near the mouth, of the Pamun-
key river, a navigable tributary of the !
York. '- i
The York had been witnin xonrea
erate territory and had not even been
recouuoitered by the Federals. A
blinding ' rainstorm raged all day on
the Stu. The naval commander refus;
ed to sail un the river to protect the
transports, until toe storm passes
.J nth th floriibi stnrtiHl 1
and reached est l'omt wnuout mis-1
'' . - - . i
hap J nightfall. The troops Went ;
ha, .5 uinuau. uv -xmi
i - f PI. - -......
n Xore and were attacked on the bank
t ..ir n So Th IT.vlni. ;
no orders to advance, the commander
of" the expedition. General W. R
Franklin, held his ground vv.( rr;jlr cd
the attack. The Confederates n tn .:
ed. Two day a later Fran'ili'.i's dj; :
and the troops whleh had 'foagh t:t
WilMnmsburg formed a Ju:i ti"!i ncir
West Point. Reunited, the ::rn: pro
1m1 'toward .Richmond without en-
v v . ,
ntering Johnston's troops again un-
tti tb cites of the Confederate capital ;
Battle at ITcDowell, Va.
After "Stonewall" Jackson met de-
at Kemstown on March 23. ,1Su2. !
rent at Kernstown on .aiarcn ,iao- j .
A moved westward up the Shennn- j
u valley nnd waited in the vicinity i
fcMunton for more troops. The
. . . . v ttrbv-ai TT-rwiiisi in
Oi , , c..,..,.,. 1
r Mleral 'colw "nnder General Shields
had followed aa far as Harrlsonbarg.
within, leu miles of Jackson's camp
In the", mountains, thirty miles west, j
there were Federals fed by Gen
eral II.- MUmy and General II. C.
Schenck.' On .May 8 Jackson was on a
hjil near McDowell with about CMJCO
mrM ITa nt.'imipil tn t-nntiirA the road
rt? '.. nf- iWnU wJm w.rp
shut hl hy h!,u witll onIj oae avenue
0f escape, the road north to Fraalilln.'-
The fjuestioti for Scheuck was iiow
to get hh force safely out of the
presence of foes Which outnumbered
him. Jackson was believed to have
U.ncO men at'hanii Milroy wantefl to
await attack, but Schenck thought his
best plan was to take the Initiative and
gtril:e nt JadwSan, tbcn quickly retire
force: frora the enemy's front. Tim
plan was carried out, 31 ilroy leading
his brigade lu a gallant manner up
the face of the hill.
The Confederates were sheltered by
natural , formation of the ground and
by slight intrenchments. The battle
which ensued was fought at close
company - - w. ..
WIIICII NARROWLY ESCAPED
(juarters. ' Botjj sides were plucky and
stubborn. Alter accomplishing bis ob
ject Milroy fell back to the main camp
at McDowell. Early on the morning
of the, Oth the whole force marched
away toward Pranklin, and was not
seriously molested by the Confederates.
'Th6 Ham Meninac Blown Up'.
WhJle the siege -of Yorktown by the
Federal Army of the Potomac under
Geueiul JiJcClHIan wasin progress, in
April, . l&Ui . the Confederates main
ti:Incd a frce of 15.1)00 men at Nor
folk. In the language of military men
tue.nioycnient of the Army of the Poto-
had to be giveu up. On the night of
May 0 the Confederates under General
Benjamin Huger evacuated the place.
The year before the Federal authorities
had evacuated . It after destroying " a
part of the oldUuited States navy
yard and buruing several warships at ;
the docks. . . j
. During their year of occupancx the '
Confederates had utAized the resources
or ine navy yaru.. ii was nere mat i
. . i . ;
the famous Ironclad ram Merrimac
was constructed. She was about to see
her finish close at hand. General linger '
burned the navy yajrd and all the ves-,
sels lying there. The- Merrimac at the ,
time was at anchor off Craney island, i
about five miles distant. ?
cU. n..n kiA..-,i . j
several Federal warships,' including
tlie Monitor, which. lay in Hampton
Roads close to the guns of , Fortess
Monroe. Attempts to lighten the ram '
... v. -
at the mouth of James river failed, and
. - ... - !
sne was in Ganger or defeat and can.
ture. provided she tried to cut her way :
.... iv.i i .-i.t. r-T . i
mander at this time. Captain Josiah
Tatnall. wanted to make a dash for
f.t;dom. Itut he was overruled by his
ti ::t llichmond. Just before day
l':. eti the 11th the torch was applied
to thr magazines, and the pioneer iron-r'.-vl
v,Mrs!iip in American waters was
L!o-.ru into a shapeless wreck by her
. own people.
lilinboat Battle Near Fort Pillow.
While Farragut's fleet was fighting
its way up the Mississippi river at New
Veans m. April, ic. tne Federal
ironclads In the upper Mississippi were
PMcticaJ Ibr .blockaded
above A icksburg. T
preparing for t
.... .... ...... .... . . . . . . v. iivui
iifr-fJi woll ffoni flip annth Vcrt
Pillow - was- the farthest south which
!ief Fr!rMl ,r':li on" the. tipper ; Mts
Lss:pTl ctuld sr.il. At that point the
Cc3fr--2f r::!rs U:k! t'I!:l w:cd'n rauw.
ri'ojr Oepe::d upjn tin ships 10
keep the ve-eN of the 1-deral fleet at
a 'i iHn-Min' above the fori.
V.riiy i Federal .mortar boa t wa
forced mwiY the river wilhlti range "f
C.-' fart to throw shells .it It. One nf
llf 'luiu' t:H roiHljumr by In or
to i.ies the n' rtar vssf4. On
t' 1 (mi of May the ::i.rtar but
rr 'til her povtlpa at ." ,a. m. The
'.uHr J' tl !u inrsnti was clo-e by.- At
i;::;. :. ' in.' ci'-ht . Coufei'rrr.te ra tns
j,e:'ind ; t lu!l peed up th: river to
v:i::o ti:e oortar lvit.' Thl- was de
i fr:;i!i d -fz a tin?? with great hpirit-'by
the Vw. v. ho fired the mortar eleven
linger, wes signaled to other iron-
up t he river, n nd t be Ca rondelet
starred iut:ittl!r.:e!7 to support .the
Cincinnati, the Ironclads Mound City,
rittAburs and IVnton folljwin?. The
Confederate' ranis were led by the
General linss- Foe made for the Cin
cinnati r.nd was fired upon by both the
. Carnde!et and Mound City before she
could strike. When she struck she
keevked a.preat hole in the shell room
teIow ne water jlne.
i The Hams Spread Havoc.
At this-time the Cincinnati started
to Strrat: then the ram General Trice
strfi W her again, and finally the Gen
eraJ: Sumter dealt her a blorr which
seirw her ashore in n vlnkinp condition.
Meanwhile the Caroudelet forged to
the front and ojKcd with low and
broadside guns upon the foremost
rams. Three of those "had already
passed above her upstream.. These
opened fire upon the ironclad, which
she returned with Ler stern guns, put-'
ties a shot Int.D the General- Sumter
just forward of the wheejU:use. The
DESTRUCTION AT FORT PILLOW.
Mound City, which hud come down the
river wltli the Ca rondelet. had been
br.dly tramncd by the , Van Dora and
sank In shoal '.'water, .The ulper ; deck
of the 4 Caror.ueiet wus swept, with
grapeshot and. fragments of .. broken
shell, but she stayed hi 'the fight until
the rams took shelter under the guns j
of Fort-Piilow. . The Federal ship cap-j
tains claimed that they could have cap-1
tniA enrrto nf thf "rhmi onlv ihev had';. nd
no means, of towihg, themout of ac- ,
tion. Tae steam power of tue iron-
clnds .v.tis out or proporuon io luuu
bulk and weight.
rarragut Forging Ahead. : ,
On May 12 Farragnfs warships cov
crl, th? landing of 1.400 Federal troops
nt Baton Rouge. Ln., the capital of
the state. This incident marked , the
second stage of . the opening of the
Mississippi- liver. ' Farragut's orders,
which also appMed Jto General But-
lef's bind troops, who were to co-.
ofate with the navy, looked to the
capture of air the Confederate, land
fenscs-on the river and the nltjmate
occupation oI ,iacKsou .i sS.. iuC S,ale
f-aniiai. ivins east ot ictvsuuii;. ..iuc
. . : ti , . , .
navv had halted oeiow omy long
. . t. . .1 .. A ikA rAnfn1Minfn; i-it-
u-u ,01 ' l"c -
nft5 he forts covering New
urieauH. i ne last uonieueraie suip iu
the Governor Moore.
w,ut . J " "
T V Tv ,r VL ,1
rts. Iie Moore fought successively
five Federal vessels, four of which be-
uayuga. came out or tne ngnc carrying
forty-two shot holes In her hull. With
I lit- JklLMJit III llJIlllt'?S . UliVA ia&VU JLX
if ' rtw rtrtf- u.a
, y?K". A"
oeeu nisi iosei4 oi. .
.; In spite of the wounds .of his ship
Bailey steamed on toward New Or
leans at the head of his division and,
after running past the rams, gunboats
ami batteries, captured tha post at
Chalmette. below the city, with a regi
ment of soldiers 'and all the guns.
Farragut accorded to Bailey the
honor of demanding the surrender of
fleet remained in front of the city until S
general uutier nau landed a force or.
troops and jiroclaimed martial law. ,lt
then continued up the river, reaching
Baton Rouge on the 12th. This' point
remained the northern limit of Federal
land occupation along the river fcr
many months, although the navy con
tinued to make demonstrations against
the Confederate fortifications farther
upstream. . .,'" . 'A:.:-,: :
KERMIT ROOSEVELT BUSY AT
CHICAGO WORKING FOR FATHER
CiiiuAGO, III. Kermlt Roosevelt
New York, and during the exciting stfuf
ger and. look an active part In the fig
t nfercnees with Colonel notsevelt. :
"We have just closeli'-our ; books .for
the first six months of business," said
Z. K. Myers, treasurer and manager
of the Home Insurance Co.' of Hawaii,
Ltd. this; morning, "and the showing
made j n fair one.'" '
Following is the Xroasurer's . state
ment of June 30, showing total pre-
miums for- insurance- arid reinsurance
o f . 1 1 5,4 7 i . 5 5 : ' ; ' 'V 'A :' ". - ' ' A ' ' :
A:. A: v debit. , ; '; YAA A. -:-
Cash on hand'and in fianksV.S 7,673.46
Conate, ;loans ...
stdc-k in :j0th OOK1pan v.
Furniture and fixtures
Uncollected premiums . . . . V ,
Accrued in.tcrt-.st receivable.
Reinsurance reserve .'.
Accounts payable '.'.- .'. .
Profit and loss account .
. .. 816,92
BUSINESS SICR ORflANIZATKJN. .
TKN' MOXTitS TO .It TNI 30- 1912.
Gross fire premiums, ;i
Uess reinsurance . . . ... .
. .$13,974.76 !
. . 4.997.S2
Net fire premiums .-.'i . ... $ 8,976.94 j
Net premiums, otlHT Iires- 934-14 j
.'::". ,vv'';: s
r e m i u in s, j
$ 9.9il,0S :
Home . . ...
Total net: premiums, I sritish
'.Total net premiums, . l.os. An
Total net premiums, Michigan';
Commercial . . . . . . .
Total premiums-:. .
. . .
... - ... - i
Losses paid since organization. $27J.fiS.
Reinsurance reserve to; i;it $4371.92.
R E A L EST AT E T RANSACTIONS.
' Entered for Record July 5, 1912.
From 10:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m.
S M Damon and vf t aj to City
ind County of Honolulu . ... .
chi, tr, to Jsab'-Ila A
-. , .
Miller Salvage ('o Ltd to l V Dil-
lingham . Co Ltd t t al . . ... . .-.(.' M
Trs of Est of Alexandf r Yoiing by ;i
. Regr .-. . . . .'. . . .f. . .Notice
Henry K Snifiin t lb-nry T Akni. . D
Henry T Akui to I h iiry K Sn i ftVrt ; M
Entered for Record July 6, '1912.
From 8:30 a. tn. to 10:30 a. m.
El iza. Y Atkins ct alto J S;i ka-
ninto . . . . . . -. . . . . i . i'.- . ...... L
Do Rego & Ei J u a rd s - A.u to Co t
Ct-orge Edwards et al . . . . . ..... U S
- A. ) -Aa':
r -K S
A I A i
: :. f.
j I . 1
: I '. - .
; '-- : ; - '
aceonipahied his father to Chicago from
ggle he itcted as a confidential messen
ht. He was often seen lit whispered-
, ' . '"" ' ' S ' ' . '.
(Continued from Pago 1)
available to 's, .o that we can make
our, own repairs 'when necessary.
Object to Patent Pave.
"We. object to being compelled to
lay a pavement of material controlled
by a patent in the, hands of others,
wiurtly both the. cost and ; the mak
ing of - repairs .would be beyond our
control. ' - , A- r ' '
; "If the supervisors refuse to accept
our renly as a basis of agreement, the
matter will be one resting between
tlicm and the. people. We feel that the
i people will regard our proposal as rea-
sonable." , ; . : -.'-'.A'-'
From tins statement It is evident
that the Rapid Transit company Is
not going to seek relief in 'the courts
! front the position in-which. the. super
visors have been trying to place them.
No Appeal to Courts. ', ,
' Its policy is one of passive resistance
to what it regards as b'n unjust inter
pretation of thr. proviso for paving
in its charter. : '';;
I ). I,. Withington.. leading counsel for
the companj-, stated this morning that
there was' nn intention on the. com-
v pany's part of foljowing up -the reso-
lution with a cae in the courts.
. u will be remembered that all the
proceedings cn the agreed " statement
of facts." whereon, the St.
gave replies unfavorable
jpreme ; Court
gave replies ..unfavorable;, to the com-
pany's position, were dismissed on a
motion bv the tompeny .to 'order judg-
nient entered, the punos of the mo-
tioh being to have .something on which
to anneal to Washington from the b?al
A large gathering is expected at
welcome meeting at the
.1,.1 ' v . t i r . i t jrV-r o ti i t aiiir 1
uw itaaii. v - vVV .f""
Duncan. MWnn?s of imnsiml intor-:
est are ioommi ih a.u :iu,u u f
ooors.anu m ine -nan. nnu)
be another crcat day, and buncay
4 ".t At - . w4 2-..t tlrr' t A -.
nigiit s ii et-tiui; pai iiuuiai ijf liucicai
ing. Monday i: the day set for the
fecepticn in .the Manoa Valley Sal
vation Army luure July S.
froo'i-ge"--I'M wards, ft al to Joo do,
W t "14 O . - ii
i 'barb's Furn-aux to Yastitaro Xi- .
.: slli IliOtO . I , .. ................... . . I
YiLsutoro Xibiinoto: to First Bank s
of llilo Ltd A L
Yasutaro Nishhroti to Firt Rank
of Hi!o Lt-l .. . . . . . ...... . M
DaviI K Kalu-a to AiiiOc Abo ... .
Danir-1 K K Ktpot.;ii and vf to
Joaquin riareia . .. T
Edgiir It hriqu-s and wf t An-
tonp L 'astro
John Kahtmakala and v. f to Oahu
Itailuay Land o . . ...... ....-'
jrmonil I ', Wa ll and f to Mart ha
Alanaf . street!- this morning
Boys' Ckbs Pka' .
Big Field Social
As a windup to the recently closed
athletic season, the Ave beys clubs J
which have leen contestants ft r first!
, , 1
honors cn the bJseball field,., will hold
union good fellowship social next t
Tuesday evening on the ' IJcys Held.
Preparations, are beiug
brought to 'completion .under directit
of II A. Cooper of ?tbe Kauluwe
community and when the d He for the
social comes round, everything will.
the in readiness for cne of the largest
2fi2iis ever tefore attempted by. Ine Sion next Tuesday evening and - will
kcal settlement houses. take special pains" to impress it upon
Th five clubs which will take part; the bovs that tht Uovs Held Is for the
in the evening's activities are Kauli- use-of all 'impartially and not for a
wela, Leretanii, Palama, Kaka3ko! scattered few. .
vnd Kalihi. For the past few week I "Speeches along the line cf gcol
they have, been rivals in athletics bjth 1 fellowship will be made and we ho-m
out and indoors and the Tuesday that a great deal will b accomy:ishe 1
eyening social will tend tc efface al! bv thtse straight, from the shoulder."
FATE OF LATEST I
BILL IW CONGRESS IS DOUBTFUL
BumPtf 9llh5titlltp for nnrinrt 'nd restriction asdemanded by
DUIIieu -dUUMUUie lOr-.UIIIing- cconomICt moral, and Wlal consid-
ham Measure May Hasten eratlons furn,sht? In a rtprt rea-
. v . .. sens for such restrictions, and points
ACl!0n - :?cut methods by which Congress can.
; . ' attain the. desired result if its judn-
facial :Corr(,p;,nO,nc,. Star-Ha.h tin Kforf 'VUh tie co:n"
. AyASlUNGTON. June 23.--What ef- Kight out of 'the nine, after citing '
feet the substitution of the Lurntit various methods of restriction, con
Bill for; the Dillingham immigration burred in the -following report:
measure will have on immigration A majority of the commlslon favor
legislation during ; the present session. the reading andN writing test as the
is somewhat doubtful. It is admitted Irost roasiblo si ng?. method of re--that
the action of the house commit- etrictlng undesirable Immigration,
tte in making the substitution was r is certainly interesting, and wo
based on a certainty that. the Dilling- believe important, to know, some of
ham measure could not be gotten out the reasons which led the commission,
of committee during the present. ses- ul, to. these conclusions, and wo will
iuon. at least, and the probability that rv&ke a few extracts from the "Brier
it would have, remained In committjee statement of conclusions and hconi
4or the . balance of : the sixty-second mendations of the commission." On'
congress. The Burnett bill had been. 1apre 25 of this statement they sar:
previously favorably reported to the The proportion of the more serious
house, and la. reporting the amcuderl crimes of homicide blackmail, an-l
nillinghani measure - the committer obbery. as well as the least serious
quoted largely from its report on the offenses, is greater among the foreign
Burnett bill. This.report says in fact: born. The disnroportlon in this re
It will be seen that the. main pur-fgard is due principally to the preva
Cose of the bill is to exclude from ence of homicides and other crimes
the United States alien immigrants 0f personal violence among Italians
over 16 years of age .who are unable and to thyo Tiolation of city ordinances
to read their own language or dialect, previously mentioned. ' ;
In order that there miht be n.) doubt On page 37 they say:
about the Hehrewand 1JdIsh being As a result of the investigation the
considered as either a language or commission is unanimously of the
dialect, they are expressly embraced opinion that , in framing legislation
ill the bill. ' ! ' - emphasis, should be laid upon the fol-
From the requirement , of . the iHit-. lowing principles:
eracy test in the bill, there are-sev- l. While. tho American people, as
eral exceptions which the committee in the past, welcome the oppressed of
thought wise .to make.. We believe other Iandscaro should be taken that
that those who-are fleeing from re- immigration be such both in quantity
ligious persecution should find ."a city and Quality' as not to make too dim-.
of refuge cm our shores. Hence the cult the process of assimilation,
provision excepting immigrants of- 2. Since the existing law- and rir-
that clas3-from the , test , where they ther special legislation recommended
are otherwise admissible.. ! Ih this report deal with the physically
".Out of regard for materiaKand other and morally -unfit, further general leg
close family, ties, and the duties and islation concerning the admission of
obligations -arising therefrom, as well aliens should be based primarily upon
as high moral considerations the economic or business considerations
committee thought proper , to nuike tQuching yie prosperity'nd economic
the 'other exceptions embraced In the well-being of our peoxle.
ML . ; . , 3. The measure . of the rational,
A bill in its main features similiar. healthy development of a country is
16 this was considered by the House not the extent ' of its investment of
on February 20, 1907. The House felt capital, its output' of products, or its"
that.before action of that mature exports and imports, unless there I
should be taken, there ought to be a corresponding economic opportunity
a careful investigation of theques afforded to the citizen dependent upon
tion both in? this country and in Ku- employment for his material, mental,
rope. An amendment w'as offered by and moral development,
those opposed to the illlteracr test, 4. - The development of business
providing for ar commission for that may be brought about by means'
purpose, and it was adopted. . - which lower the; standard of living .
The commission, after nearly four and the wages of earners. A slow ex--years
of investigation and study of pansicn of industry -which would per-"
the question both in this country aad mit the adaptation and assimilation of
in. Europe,' made its report to Con- the incoming labor supply, is prefer
gress more than a year ago. There able to a very rapid industrial ex
were - nine members of that commis- pansion, which results In the Immigra-
sion, and ;i they were unanimous In tion of laborers of low standards and
their statement. - , efEciency, who imperil the American
They said: V V 'standard of wages and condition of
The commission as a whole recom- employment.
Because one of Uncle Sam's troop-. Looking up. he saw a hatless sol
era who took part in the military tour-jdier beneing over him, with outttretch
nament on the Fourth, had lost his hat ed hand. '.'
in some nocturnal skirmish. Jukay Su
zuki, a loyal subject of t&e Mikado
is bereft of a" brand new r.traw head
covering. His grief and anger are in
tense and Jie threatens to make the
matter of the straw hat one for diplo
mats of two great powers to struggle
v Accordinr to. Suzuki, he dismounted
v, i.:, n1s o onrror rf Tlnrft.
i - .
to ee: the cava! pass on the home-
. - ,
rdmirafon of the spectacle,
L .... . .u
Vft the ranks and was riding toward,
him. until he was startled by the com-
mand "Give me that hat!" . 1
just tlifTerencrs by mutual enjoyment,
There will be speeches, refresh-
ff' a? 1 "aua,Un
will b played ana the bes. enJeavcrs
of those in charge are telng drrclel
tovvards making the affair a success
ir, vprv tt a.
"There has been a mistaken im-
irtsston amonir tht bovs that th.
lx t llovs Yeh is not far thi us nt thnr"
an SilIJ Cooper while discussing tho
ret.tion this morninc ' '
Ve intend to efface thl- tmnrra.
i m u. s. jo wi
"No .can do," said Suzuki.
, "Give me that hat!" reintertLted the
"Please not," replied Suzuki. .
Thereupon the complainant avers,
the soldier snatched the hat f rom the
head of Suzuki, crqwned his own
thatch with It, and rode away singing.
Suzuki waited until the column had
rf aaorl thon nmimtod lite V i rv an."
peddled to army headquarters to de-
rcand recompense in the ?um of U0
for the hat. He declared this mornine
tLat if he failed . to receive recom-
ppeal to the Japan-
ese comul. If he does the straw hat
of Sifzuki may become as famous as
the one tha wes tcssed to the ring.