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Hawaiian .Star, Vol. XX.; No. C32i.
Kvmlng nullKln, Kst 182. No. Zz&Z
"Two Ballots for the Roosevdt
Forces were for Good
. of Hawaii" '
"For the good "of Uawalf." is the
succinct explanation of the Hawaiian
tlelfgatlon'a two votes with the Roose
velt forces at the Chicago convention,
given by governor Frear, spokesman
for the delegation, who arrived home
this morning on the" Wilhelmina.
' "for four days we had been getting
in close touch with the situation, when
that vote on McGovern for chairman
came up. We 'were not instructed by
the Taft forces and took the responsi
bility of the" action , on our own shoul
. ders. . ; 1 . . . .
But there were conditions prevailing
at that time that. In many ways. Ha
waiian people do not realize existed.
We found that our ballot, wouldt not
swing the tide either way, knew it could
not injure-Taft, knew our instructions
did not compel us to-vote with his men
on thii point at Issue, and felt that by
casting our lot temporarily wkh Roose
velt we would le employing' a bit of
political tactics that: might help the
Territory. ; , : ' '
"Of course, when our vote, was an
nounced, it created som6 surprise on
both ;ldes, but the Taft men wfre feoon
rea ured i-'iad. .u hm-vlliy-inderstood
our position "iigreed that we had done
what was right.". . v - y i
The Governor - made - no , comment
tending cither lo confirm or deny the
rumor that the vote for McGovern help
ed obtain H definite promlse,of Frear's
reappointment, and checked a possible
' move to reduce the Hawaiian delegation
from six. to two or four members.
lie termed Hawaii's stand with
. Roosevelt on the contested California
delegates as "purely a decision between
right and wrong," in which, as In the
former case, the "ferritorial delegates
. were not bound, by their Instructions
and felt that no momentous result
hinged on their, attitude.
Made Grave Error.
- -We were inclined to think, that the
Taft forces, as a matter of political
.tact, should not have opposed the
sea'tlng of the two contested California
delegates, but should have let them
In. as th;y did the Texas men. If
they had consented to seating the Cali
fornia men, we believe they would have
eliminated a large portion of the ill
feeling between the factions, so that
the split In the party might have been
"We believed at the time, that the
Taft men were making a big tactical
mistake. .The Intense feeling aroused
by the California demonstration would
' not have occurred, and . at the same
time Taft's strength would not have
been seriously' weakened. ' .
Governor Frear's first visitor, arriv
ing shortly after the executive had en
tered his office at the Capitol this morn
ing, was ex -Governor George R. Car
ter, resplendent in a brand-new "T. R.?
campaign hat. For nearly an hour
these two rehearsed the scenes . and
eventa of the? big convention for the
benefit of E. A. Mott-Smith, who this
morning officially retired from the ex- A
ecutlve chamber to his own offlie as
secretary of the Territory.' Closefy fol
lowing Carter came Joseph P. Cooke,
who remained In private conference
with the Governor for some time. '
The Mexican- armies are drawn up
at Bchimba, and it is expected th?.t
a decisive battle will ue fought. , ,
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Special Sale of Safes'
H. E. IIeScK, Ltd.,
Phon 2S43 Merchant and Alake
Executive Says Prospects Are
Good for Better Figures on
the Latest Issue
SOUGHT BY SYNDICATES,
Hawaiian Financiers May Get
$250,000 Block Conk
News that the new bond Issue which
the Territorial treasurer Is preparing to
float may command a better price than
the last Hawaiian bonds is brought by
"After discussions with leading flnan
cierH in New York, Boston and Chi
cago, I am led to believe that tho pros
pects at pre&ent are for better figures
on the new bonds than on those of the
last Issue," he said this morning. "Of
course, we can't tell what turns the
market may take between the present
time and September, and this much-to-be-hoped-for
advance may not ma
terialize.' ; - . "
,"Ffom their talk I am convinced that
a number of big syndicates are anxious
to obtain large blocks of the bonds, and
fve do not anticipate the least difficulty
in the flotation. It is possible, am
informed, that one or two Hawaiian
concerns may bid for portions of the
issue ; ' ; , . ;;. .
."'Yes, I understand it Was hoped local
interests would be able to take the en
Ure'lssue and save the expense of an
Kastern sale, hut this could not be re-.
: t - . -
of about J250,00(J worth of them .may
be taken by Hawaiian financiers." : ..."
Confer .With Conkling
Governors. Frear ;mex' Territorial
Treasurer Conkllng at .JSan Francisco
Monday . afternoon, July 1. 'Following
their conference that day they engaged
a room In a San Francisco bank build
ing, employed a stenographer and pro
ceeded to map out. the plaisrof the
treasurer's campaign. -Conkllifg was
expected to leave irtr the East ' last
Friday.', ,. ;'r . ') . . ' "V '
The Governor said that the Secretary
of the Treasury has agreed to accept
the bonds at 90 per cent, of their par
(Continued on Page 3)
SfflLL FAITH I
By C. S. ALBERT.
Special Cornspondence, Star-Bulietih.J
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 27.
The Liberal or Progressive partj "in
formally" formed In Chicago, by the
delegates who refrained from voting
when the presidential nomination was
made, does not seem destined to be
come either formidable or aggressive,
in the opinion of politicians here. Al
though Colonel Roosevelt was pro
claimed the candidate chosen by this
mis-called rumot convention, it is con
sidered doubtful whether a real as
semblage will even be held to ratify the
pronouncement made. There is talk of
a gathering at Denver in August, where
the Liberals or Progressives will frame
up a platform and choose nominees for
President and Vice President, but the
wise ones shake their heads and say
this will never be called to order.
The old warhorses here declare that
the Roosevelt delegates met and enun
ciated their faith in the colonel as a
salve to his fallen pride and wounded
feelings. It was simply like : giving a
lump of sugar to a small boy after
getting his lingers mahed. It is said
that all the followers of the colonel
who are candidates for office on regu
lar tickets can not afford to accept his
newly-raised standard and march un
der it. Governor Stubbs of Kansas Is
mentioned as an illustration of this
maxim. lie is an avowed candidate for
the United States Senate. He can not
hope for success as a bolter. "It is es
sential above all things that he remain
in the party as now constituted and
mtike his fight along regular tines.
Those supporting him. can not afford to
be classified as out of the organiza
tion. ' .' -'
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The American Olympic team, his
landed at Stockholm and was wel
comed by the Swedish Olympic cent
mittee and the American delegation.
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Surgeon General of Hawaiian
- Guard Receives High Hark
!: - J or Efficiency ; , y
HIS CERTIFICATE ARRIVES;
Recommended ; as. Specially
Qualified to Direct San-
v itary Work 4
Lieutenant Colonel Charles B.
Cooper, Surgeon; General of the Na
tional, Guard of Hawaii, attained a
high mark for efficiency at the Field
Service School ' for, Medical Officers,
which he attended a few months ago.
His certificate of proficiency was re
ceived this morning by Colonel Jones,
adjutant general of the Guard. ;
Accompanying the certificate is a
letter from the director, of the, school,
according high praise to Dr. Cooper
who fcas one of the . six officers se -
ia ,u' 4iui"--
lected from the organized militia -of
the whole country, to .take .the course
with the regulars. : . . ,
The letter follows : " " .'
THE ARMY SERVICE SCHOOLS
Jort Leavenworth, Kansas.
;. May 14, 1912.
, The Secretary, Army Service
. Schools, Fort, Leavenworth, ;
' Kansas.' Sir: '''s1-:."; -i;'.
Ihave the 'honor to forward
herewith under the provisions of
Paragraph 60. . G. O. . 128, War
Department,' Washington, -D. Cr, ,
Sept 19. 1911, certificate of pro-:
ficiency in the , case . .of Lieut.
. vui, vjii ji n
CoU Charle- T3,' Cooper, -.National
m FREE SIlBfiH
Uttimlmn nnlnnnfmn OnHiJt
Jittyvttiiaii uciuyauuij ai uaiii-.
morfe Makes Successful
. Without a- "free sugar" plank, and
wih the declaration, that "we. favor the
urtimate attainment of ,th,g prlndpls
we. advocate by legislation that ., will
not Injure or destroy legitimate indus
try, the Democratic -national platform
has been adopted and c,6ples received In
Honolulu. y ' J, .j ..-t
The fight 'made-by the Hawaiian del
egatlori at Baltimore agaln&t a -free,
sugar, plank was successful.-L Immediate
downward revision of the tariff VI. ad-,
vdcated, as', was to be -expected, s .
The platform is radical In many re-
spects,bearing the plain imprint of the
Wilson ideas. The, Associated -Press
said, in sending .out the. document: - y
; BALTIMORE; .JJd., July 2. Bristling
with Democratic progressivism, the
platform; on which the Democratic
party will stand .was adopted by the
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Conductor Rescues Little. One
from Path of Runaway
-: steed . ; ;:
Only, the presence of mind and dar-yj
ing courage pi uonaucior .uenjjuu.a
of Puhahou car, No; 7, yesterday aft
ernoon, saved a' thre' vear old. fcJrt
from death 'underthe. hoofs of a mail-j
dened nmawav hnrsP -. which "with a
wagon bouncing at his heels', race
down crowded Fort street until hnary
halted by Mounted Officer Antone
Gomes who hung to one of the run
away's ears for two blocks before he
sCopped him. : . : '
i Punahou car No. 7, had ' just come
to a stop tit the turn into Port street
and was discharging passengers,'
When the " bolting: steed -attached to
the' wagon, appeared ' clattering -lown
Fort street Conductor Benjamin
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Expert -Brin ns Borne Good
News of Great Kau Irriga-
- lion Scheme '
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TALKS OFf AMENDMENT
Proposed - Increase 'in Capital
- Stock Not Opposed 'or Ap
proved, He Says
John T.'.McCrosson,' - the irrigation
king, returned inHhe Wllhelniina this
morning from Washington, .where he
has spent some months' in the inter
est of the Kau ditch, franchise "billT
He comes , home - feeling well as
sured that thebiH will become a law
at, the: ipresent-session. :i Seen r at the
Alexander. Youtg Hotel by. a Star-
rnniffttin' VcMrter''' he' aa' 'asied' about
1 fK u 1 f5iJ'' kTi T i H
the sidetracking of the.-bill an the
rJL s -
ent, pr inis paper inrougn - ine oDjec
tion of , Mr.; Bristow to taking it. tip
when reached la the Senate.
'""Mr. "Brlstow's objection was mere
ly on account of fthe absence . of "Mr.
Ppindexter; a riiember or the commit
te'e on the Pacific Islands .and - Port
Rico, who was away doing : politics.
Jt- was desirable i to .have ; Mn J Poin
dexier 'present owing ' to a pehdlng
amendment proposed ; by Mr, Nelson
of Minnesota.', -. . y V
Limited Capitdlfxation. ' - i
' "This : amendme::t would limit the
capitalization -c:tT:rr?ny llalJ3
? 00,3oO. bonds: and t$,S0t),0QO "stock.:
L We .felt that thl8 .would Injure the
chances of the bill,' as; our .intention
s ? to' have ' Just " about half .of ' that
amount Ud build the ditch. - What
would hurt us is the proposition that
jtbe Congress of United States -shoald
authorize corporation to-- water : its
stock to" the extent of 10ft , per cent
Still it would - Injured our;jnterests
only with -the - members .of -the, com
mittee who, did not attend-. the; meefc
ings.,, So 9far as 4 the;thiflg itself . is
concerned, it is a matter of indiffer
ence to us. .
"I think, the . amendment L will be
eliminated, ho-evera and the .bill pass
the Senate in the same ; form as . it
bassed the House. ' Oh. yes, I be-
lleve . It Will ; DaSS at this Session. 1
m nnt ffnini-back. to washinetan
Mr. E. M..-: Watson is looking after
the matter, there. . -:j .t
Not Fighting Amendment. :
"There is no fight-on our part init
merely a difference among the mem
bers of "the committee. It is imma
terial' to us whether the amendment
goes in or- not, excepUng for the one
thing that - if- it goes in the' bill will
have to go to conference. ''! .V' r
1 .''The Wahlawa ; waters question ; Is
entirely in the hands ro? the War De-
uartment. .: We ; have no bill ; regard
ing.it in .Congress this session.
' "t believe - that ultimately, all- the
water not required by s the War De
partment will , be put up at auction.
That , seems to be, the opinion t a
majority .of. members .of both Jiduses
who know anything about the subject.
f Purr intention is to go right ahead
with the Kau' ditch enterprise When
ever the bill vis passed." . The 'com
nanv ' has not 'yet been organized. Its
total capital would not exceed three
and a half -million dollars at the out
side".":"- : '
Mr. McCrosson enjoyed " excellent
health during"; his absence and re-
: turns feeling and looking-well -
shouted a. warning nd the passengers
with tbe3 exception of one Woman, a AcT
tpfe littlej-giul in quesfidh, jumped to
the sidewalk out of. harm's way."
. The. woman and the child, both i on
fused,, lingered :in. the path of danger,
when Benjamin leaped from the 01..
pushed the , womaa out , a: tn:, way
with .. one, hand and iwith the other
snatched ; the child,; from unuer ' liie
feet of .the crazed, ankna. as; it sept.
through, the narrow spa -j betviecn
the car and the Progress building.
The boIUng steed coutued flown
Fort' street, scattering the ci owd -.tm.
that narrow thoroughfare, until'
Mounted Officer 'Gomes - sighted - the
runaway and gave pursuit: " The " offi-
cer, unable to seize the bridle rein,
used a trick learned as a cowody vi
Kauai and caught the animal by the
ear, hanging on unUl theJ wifDn,
grazing an ; auto,; -overturned- at -Hotel
street' and the frightened animal was
halted. . v -: ':Xr-
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Detectives .'Patrolin g Emma
Street District Alarm Tim- -id
telephone: for -help.
Captairt Keilett and His Off:
cers Keep Close Watch ; :
for Bold Burglar " i- l
" Special police 1 protection has been
given the Emma Street district 'Since
the attempted robbery - of the resl
dence of Wilhelm Gramberg at Gon
dola. Lane and Emma street last Sat?
urday night and as a result some of
the residents of the district took the
detectives for -'Suspicious " characters
and have been -deluding Captain Kel
lett .with telephope. reports that loiter
ers were about the 'neighborhood, t
"We have searched Punchbowl and
the surrounding- country ,fpr 'Elns of
the , burglar," sald Captain, LeIIett
him. Sunday night and last nlsht 1
have detailed detectives In the nelsh
borhood and these have ' been ' mis
taken , for suspicious characters, by
some of the residents', in- the neigh
borhood. . v '. ' '
'I was in. the; district. myself Sun
day night In order to see; if T could
see anything of ' the man who. has
been around the neighborhood;, but I
Imagine, hei, has been scared away : for
j r " o
Roosevelt Oppo:a third
rariy nere in inieresis
: of Organisation
Returning "from HIlo this morning,
Joel Cohen took occasion to announce
that he will be a candidate; for the
Senate at;the coming election. He
also declared that although . he Is ' a
Roosevelt mah he is opposed to the
ormatIonof a third party, more par
ticularly in. Ha wall, where he declares
such a move would be fatal to the suc
cess of the Republican cause In the
.Territorial elections. . . - .-.(. - :
J'l had not, intended to announce my
candidacy at this time, said .Mr. Cohen
this morning, "but I talked of my pur
pose In Hilo, and as the news has
reached Honolulu, it may be said that
I am In the race.
, VIn this connection I want to go on
record as being opposed to the forma
tion of-a third party In Hawaii; I am
a - Roosevelt 1 man, and wanted . to see
him nominated at Chicago, : belie"ve
that he would "have swept the country
for a Republican v-ictoryi and I also
believe that if he runs as a third party,
nominee, 'President Taft .will be S the
third), man in 'the race.
" "But notwithstanding my views as to
Roosevelt, 1 believe" a " third "party "In
the Islands would only result In ; de
stroying the Republican organization
here and giving the Democrats the vic
tory. The latter were neyer so strong
as1 they are now. If we had" an elec
toral ,vote there Iwould be reason,) for
us to be" interested, In the national
scrap and make the ..good ot the local
organization subservient to the matlonal
organization. But without such a yote
I figure that with -a third party we
have everything to lose and nothing to
win. We. would "destroy OurJorganiza
tion here without adding the weight
of a grain of mystard seed to the! na
tional issue - '
' In my opinion things should be;left
as they are 'until: the convention, when
the ma jcrrlty, can determine Aether the
party here is progressive or stand-pat."
SAX FKASCISCO, CaW July 9. U
Beets: 88 analysis, lis. S4. Parity,
4 37 cents. Previous quotation, lis.
. The House Committee hearing; the
case of Judge Hanford of Seattle who
may be impeached, heard ' testimony
yesterday to the effect that. the -Jud?e
was often Intoxicated while .on the
bench. . ::. ... . n -..",- '
Associated Press Cable
WASHINGTON, D.:c July 9.Attorney-General Wlckenham tci:
gave an oplniSn on the recently-enacted eight-hour law on caverr.rr:
work. The ittorney-senera! holds that the law applies not only t3 r. : i
employed on government works, but to all government employes, wM;h i--includes
the vast-army of clerks all over the country. The effect cf thi;
decision, f adhered to, will be sweeping. :
Americans -Qualify In Olympic:
. " AMociated. Press Cablo
. STOCKHOLM. Sweden,-July 9. Only the Javelin throw was c:
in the Olympic games today, the Swedes winning, as was expects J.
. Two Americans qualified for the semi-finals in the three heats run cf t!-5CCO-meter
race. Two Amerifcan runners qualified In seven heats cf t:
1500-meter race. V
.England today won, the finals of the 4C0-meter relay race, Jn the pr:!!
Inaries of which the American team was disqualified yesterday. Ca:J.
won second place.; l .
TEN, NOT TWO, AMERICANS QUALIFY
r ' . ' (Special: Star-Bulletin Cable ;. ,
t STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 9, (later) Ten Americans have qui!iT:i !
the preliminary heats of the 1500-meter race, Instead of two as cri;Ir,;; 4
reported. . ; . ; ; - ' - .:
Hilles Leads Gommi 'cee I
. " -v . , - t . i Associated Press Cable
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 9. Charles .D. Hilles, secretary to Tr
Taft, was tpday named chairman of the Republican naticml c '.
cording to previous arrangements. James D. Reynclds h n:7.:J
tary. V , ' -. " , . '
HILLES WILL RESIGfJ SECRETARYSHI
4r - - Special Star-Bulletin Cable
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 9. Hille: v.lll r::';rcn.C:
tary to President Tsftand will d:vct; cf his tins ts
In w.ich he r.;w teccmes 'active msnr-r. It is t:.:v-' t t
appoint a f cc:t:r. H;!!:3 Vvi!l ctill ' r .. 'ain .-a - -
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WASHINGTON. D. C July 9. It
the proposal of a petition to President Tart and col. hc:::v : v
draw from the presidential fight will circumvent what is dec!;.'. J ta L
political scheme. Friends of Taft tocay stated that they did r;t t.:
he would withdraw. : - . ' '
Special Star-Bulletin Cable
WATERTOWN, N. Y., July 9-A $2C0,CCO fire has destroyed Th:
Island' park in' the St. Lawrence river., Two hundred ccttes w:re l
ed-xo the ground and many hundreds
f - .-, . Special Star-Bulletin Cable
CONIBROUGH, England, July 9. Sixty-five miners have been kilted In
in, explosion in a colliery here. . The
due to coal-gas. - - -
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PORTLAND,-Ore- July 9. Thomas
day elected grand exalted ruler of the
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Association Send i
to Swimmer Who Is Boost-
irig Hawaii 0
Duke Kahanamoku, champion swim
mer of the world and Hawaii's repre
sentative at the Olympic games, is
short of funds. The, Merchants' Asso
ciation In the last few days has can
vassed members and found the feeling:
so-etrojig that Duke Is doing good pro
motion work" for Hawaii; that this
morning the association forwarded $100 worli from Duke's effort?, and when wa
to help pay the swimming champ's ex- heard that we could help out with somo
penses. ; " ' ' ' - : ' ' expense, money, we were glad to do It.
The money Is to go toward a trip for said President GIsnoux of the as.socla
Duke to Atlantic City on hl3 way back, Uon this morning. .
' -ilifiliiihil LOtil
Charles S. Stanton, formally manag
er of the Kaimuki Land Co., made $20
000 first shake of the box zs a mem
ber of the new reaT estate firm or
Stanton & CDonnell in San Francisco.
This fina slam wa.3 made on Van' Ness
avenue property. ' . '.
PI ICE.--FIVE CENTS
i - IS. N " .
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I a I;J J
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is believed that the
o? people rendered heme!:::.
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explosion is believed to have c::t
- Bulletin Cable .
C. Mills, of Superior, Wis., vy:s to
Elks by the national convention.
for It is believed, that he will be a.i
advertisement of Hawaii's aquatic at
tractions literally speaking of the
watr. Duke's expenses have t
light, and as he has shown himself ap
preciative of the work done here fcr
him, local business men are anxious to
help him out. .
.The Hawaiian , swimmer ha3 won
enough medals to outfit a strong man
In vaudeville but he . can't eat medal?.
, "We feel that Duke "is doing work c!
which we can all be proud, nr.J th:
Hawaii is getting very gool pre motion
It is said that the firm Las several
big options upon which all kinds of
money will be made. Stanton & O'Dca
neli have their'ofUce in the First Na
tional Bank buildin.?. Their activities
will rane over Oregon, California, Ne
vada, Arizona and Hawaii. .
, Jlr. Stanton will not return to Hon
lulu except on visits. The control cf
Kdmukl Land Co. passed : into ts
han?.3 of Henry Wateriouse Trust Co.
the first of March lait. and the sz:Yr z
agent Is.now Dr. E. L. Hutchlr.-xn. : Ir.
C'intnn loft hoVl Tlth the IsiJCl C,
on leic nert? wuu wc
t in his poclt for sale, but owl: z
unexpected event wa3 deUyc J ia