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From 8. P.:
"Nippon Maru, JuM2.
For S. F.:
Chiyo Maru, July 16.
Zealandia. July 17.
Maratna, July 1C.
HawiiiUm Star. "Vol. XX.; No. C3L.V
Inihg Bulletin. Est. isc No. 52.".
1 IV(iE.H()X()IJJI U, TEinIT()KY OF HA)VAII, WEDNESDAY J ULY 10, 1912. 12 PA(?ES.
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Won't Stay on Plantations, and
Sugar Men Meet and De
With' figures before them . showing
that'out qf 2,000 Russians brought to
the Islands only 197 have remained
asplantation laborers, trustees of the
Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association
1 met this morning, and after full and
thorough discussion, concluded that
they, are not in favor of continuing
the, present system or assisted Rus
This attitude of the trustees will be
followed tomorrow by a meeting of
tlie. territorial board of immigration,
at which the Russian labor question
will be taken up, And it is foreseen
J hat the board will take action look
ing to the termination of the system
-carried on under Its supervision.
The recall of Commissioner Victor
Clark from Manchuria, where he'
has gone to look into the situation
there, is a logical result expected
from the board's prophesied action,
and Hawaii will thereafter - officially
bring in no more Russians, or only
a scattered few who j?ome to join
- families already here. x
Planters' Attitude. . ,
. The planters', association, it is em
phasized by Chairman Richard Ivers
of the board of immigration, does not
"attempt, in. any way to dictate to the
r territoriaftJtard'what the board shall
Co. The plantera. are willing for the
t' board to continue Russian immlgra
tlon providing'' employment can be
found " for" the Immigrants. But the
planters cannot guarantee to take the
' Russian . immigrants, and their ex
perience on the plantations does not
Justify, them in doing so. - .
The ' board is therefore facing the
alternatives of bringing Russians here
without any assurances that they can
be given employment, or of stopping
the assisted Immigrants altogether.
This latter alternative is one that
- Chairman Ivers rather Inclined, to in
discussion of the matter this morning.
Mr. Ivers was present at the meet
ing of the Planters' Association direc
tors. He says that the board is fao
, Ing the figures .already quoted, 197 re
maining on th plantations but- ol
2,000 brought here, and the figures
"The situation is just this," said
Mr. Jvera when asked as to the
board's probable policy, "only a lim
ited number of plantations are ask
ing for the-labor, and the-figure?
j.shbw'thHU the Russians are not re
gaining cn ihrf - plantations. The
c planters u.re iJite willing for the
; I card to continue the system -if we
CPU find employment. But we cart
r.ol be S'lnvjwc will find it for any
Lumber of. Russians, outside of . the
1 !antation. ' V
1 "It is r. rn l.cr difficult problem to
u ndle. The board will hold a meet-
nig tomorrow, and I should expect
that in vivT or the verv plain situa-
- ticn, it is quite possible we could not
foel justifcI in continuing this im
migration.' The bovd n '11 not lack for a. labor
supply, even should the Russian im
migration be stopped. European im
mjgrants are anxious to come here,
and were it not for the exorbitant
. charter rates 4 an immigration ship
would probably now be following the
Hamano, a Japanese, was struck on
the head by an empty bottle wielded
by a man he says was Moriraoto, a
'man with a grudge." . The assault
took place on Hotel street near the
Yxjung Hotel. '
Special Sale of Safes
H, E. HEIVDklCK, Ltd.,
Phone 2643 Merchant and. AlaVet
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Figures Gathered from Com
panies Show Big Increase
for Industry ;
IN SPITE 0FTARIFF
Output of Pinectar for. Year
100,000 Gallons, Double
It Is estimated that the pack of
preserved pineapples for the whole
Territory this year will amount to
about one million cases. Of; this
amount the Hawaiian Pineapple Co.,
Ltd.. will produce 340,000 cases; the
Hawaii Preserving Co., Ltd., 200.000;
Libby, 'McNeill & Libby, of Hawaii,
Ltd., 140,000; Thomas Pineapple Co.,
Ltd., 85,000, making 763JD00 ' cases for
the Island of Oahu and leaving 23o,
000 of the million to be accounted for
by the Haiku Pineapple Co., Ltd., of
Maul; the McBryde Pineapple Co.,
Ltd., of Kauai, and the II Ho Cannery
of Hawaii. . ' : ,
Jongeneel Talks. ' : '
"Our pack this year will be about
200,000 cases-" . said President M,
Jongeneel of Uhe Hawaii Preserving
Co., to the tar-Buuetin reporter.
"Last year it was 140,000 cases. i AVe
&re just starting In wita the canning
in good shape. .Most " of our pines
cgme from AVahiawa.
"The price Is a little better than
last year. . There is an increasing
market all over the world, from Eu
rope to "China and Japani ;
"Onr canning season, will last until
the latter part' of September. I fig
ure on an output for all the Islands
of one million cases" TheVe are twenty-four
tins to a case." ; '
Manager W. L. Gifford agreed with
the president's estimate. Mr. Jonge
neel, who has been here some time
looking after the company's affairs.
His going away shortly, leaving Mr,
Gifford In full charge. ; .
Fred.W. Macfarlane, president , and
agent of Libby, McNeill & Libby of
Honolulu, Ltd.; said that from 800,000
to 1,000,000 cases would : be about
right as an estimate of the Hawaiian
pineapple pack for this year. "Libby,
McNeill & ,LIbby's output, including
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' Special Star-Bulletin Cable
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 10.
The sundry civil service bill as re
ported by the senate appropriates the
sum of $35,000 to be used in install
ing a sewerage system for the fed
eral .quarantine station at Honolulu
C. S. ALBERT.
News that the .local station would
probably1 secure the improvements
long needed was haled with delight
by Dr. Trotter of the Marine Hospi
tal Service this morning. .1.
"The plans for the system were
perfected by Major Winslow of . the
army before I came here," said Dr.
Trotter, and. they are now in Wash
ington. ' ;
"As I understand them they, in
clude a central sewage tank for the
island from which the refuse will, be
pumped to a point beyond the reef.
At the present time we have no sys
tem worthy of the name."
Trustees of the Chamber of j?om
morre at a nueting this afternoon will
have put ;up tt them an appeal, for 11
namlal support tor the volcano obser
vatory at Kilauea.
. The appeal comes from Prof. T. A.
Jassar. the eminent volcanoloist ; who
is devoting his time to study of Ki
laut a and its varying moods and whose
work, with that of his fellow-expt rts,
is attracting worUI-wide attention to
Hawaii. ' ; '
hat the trustees will do could nt
be forecast today. Thny recognize the
value of. the. work being done, but are
not overburdened with funds and have
many heavy calls'. upon their treasury.
SAN FRAXCISCO. Cab. July 10.
Hects: ss analysis. Us. 4d.; parity,
4. 3ic. Previous quotation, lis 3d.
Problem Will Be Solved for All
Time, Says Major Cheath
am, Chief Q. M.
WORK ALREADY STARTED
. WITH MONEY AVAILABLE
Present Shortage a Serious
Problem and Job w:ilf Be -Rushed
WASHINGTON, D. C.f July 10.
The sundry civil appropriation bill
was reported to the Senate today. It
carries an item of $175,000 for a water
system for Schofield Barracks.
C. S. ALBERT.
"If this $175,000 appropriation be
comes available, the water, question
at Schofield Barracks will be : settled building wharves or working on other
for all time," said'. Afajor B. Frankl Territorial improvements, .under con
Cheatham. chief Quartermaster of .the I trat:t to the Territory, will be forced
Honartment (his mnmln? whpn shnwn
the above cable.' "The money is for
actual development work, which has
already been started, and the result
will be all the water tbat can pos
sibly be needed at the post. We have
already on hand about "$G0,000 for im-
provfhg the water system, and this,
In addition to the sum mentioned in
the bill, will carry out the scheme
that has been decided upon.
The plan is to impound the waters
from the south fork of the Kauko
nahua in a large reservoir In the
hills, and pipe It a distance of ap
proximately five miles to the site of
the present post In the higher levels
the water; Is to be carried in an open
ditch to the reservoir site, through
the rough -country;: and the-: contract
for digging this ditch was let some
weeks ago to Okita, a Japanese con
tractor. r . : ' ' ; ' ; :
Bids Too High, ?
On the same date bids for the con
struction of the reservoir were open
ed, the lowest being that of the Lord
oung Engineering Co., gof a trifle
over $44,000. ' This ' bid has been re
jected s as being too high, the est!
mates : of -.the quartermaster's ' en
gineers being far below the proposal.
Major Cheatham will readvertise for
bids, and if an appreciable cut isn't
made on the next trial, the work will
be done by day labor. .
Plates for the . pipe line are being
made; in San Francisco, and the bal
ance of the work will be done by the
Honolulu Iron Works when the plates
At the present time the water
shortage is a very serious question at
Leilehua, and as soon as the large an-
propriaUon is available, work . on the
development will be rushed.
"We have plepty of water for con-
struction now," said Major Cheatham,
"but we get it from a different source
than the post The water that we are
using, at the site of the permanent
post comes from below the Wahiawa
dam, and is pumped up to a "big stor
age tank.' I have offered HO let the
posjt quartermaster cdnnect" with '- this
system for the use of ) Hie , stock, tha
water to be pumped from the gate
up to the present post. This water
lUitL VB ttlt! USlIlg. HUT.- tUSll UULlUil
purposes Isn't particularly good; while
the post supply, th comes from the
hills, is fine water. For this reason
It wouldn't be well to mix the two,
and if it is found necessary to use
thin' cnnstnlrtinn watpr fnr thp stnrlr
it will first be passed thTough septic pressed to his wife, the body of Wil
tanks. : t liam P. McGrail, chief clerk in the
"Probably these rains of the " last depot quartermaster's office, was cre-
few days have helped out c6nsider- mated this morning ana the asnes
ably, for the Schonld water now conveyed to the entrance of the har
coraes from tunnels in the hills, and bor and with fitting rites scattered to
any amount of rain seeps right the waters of the Pacific. .
through and immediately increases
Final foreclosure suits have - bven
settled against J. Downpy Harvey of
San ' Francisco, former president of
the defunct Ocean Shore Railroad..
Over $390,000 fworth of his property
was seized and sold to satisfy a bank
mortgage. V .' '; ;..; ;',.'. ;.:,';
THOUGHT YJ.C.i HOTEL;
Six n nines. - fifteen 'n fours, riine
teeu 'n eights, twenty-seven 'n " V
T beg your pardon, ttroke in .a girl -ish
voice, "but have you a r 00 m with
a bath, a room large enough for two?"
Floyd Emmons, office, secretary of
the Y. M. O. A. and desk clerk every
morning froro 7:30 to 12. looked up
from a column of figures and surveyed
the speaker-In astonishment. She was
a blonde young woman aged about
eighteen, and was accompanied by an
elderly woman, presumably her mother.
Breckons Believes New Statute
affects All U. S. Con
Applies to Concerns Working
on Special Government
'Contract labor for the Territory of
Hawaii will be 'affected by the new
Federal eight-hour law, as interpreted
by Attorney General Wickersham," said
United States District Attorney Breck
ons today. .."- ' ' .V...V
"In "otjjer words, from present In
formation I believe that -companies
to comply, with the new Federal .statute
just' as much as though they were
Avorking for the Federal government
direct.. ' X ':'
"My opinion, given offhand, is that
the copy of the bill as passed by the j
United States senate,' reads mat it
shall apply to all Federal government
employes and all employes of Terri
tories of the United States. r
"I understand also that it will vir
tually eliminate -the half-holiday fea
ture, now commonly; "observed. It re
quires that no employe shall labor for
more than eight hours on any day.. It
is quite customar- to Vork the men
forty-eight hours a week! .making ah
average. vof.TightVuuf' a--day,'r' but di
viding' their , time so that they shall
work nine hours for five days in the
week- and. only three hours Saturday
morning. '' . :; .'.' r '.' ' ; " '
'"Of course, If employers' want to
work their men Only half a day on Sat
urday, that will be their privilege, but
they will not then be able to get the
forty-eight hours labor per week.
"I think it will apply to every con
cern doing work for the government.
except where 'material manufactured
for general use is sold to the govern
ment. For instance, suppose, the Ho
nolulu Iron Works supplies the, army
or navy with steel or other metal sup
plies made on specifications or on di
rect order; from the government, " that
firm must then comply with the eght
hour law on the men employed in mak-
w. that material.
when Not Involved.
"But if the Honolulu Iron Works
j use tnat firms name merely as an
example to make the-explanation defl-
n clearsh0ul1 make and sell
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to T 7 aZ ,rn l
ment ?f the federal government
quantity of piping or otner goods n
which it may be constantly engaged in
According to his. last wishes as ex
Mr. McGrail's death followed an op-
eration for acute appendicitis; occur
ring yesterday morning at the Fort
Shafter hospital . .
Before submitting to the operation,
he secured a promise from his wife,
Mrs. Grace McGrail, that she would
respect his wishes as to the disposi
tion of hi3 body in case the operation
proved fatal. , u
The amount of hand-baggage littered
about them indicated that they, had
just come in on the Wilhelmina.
'Come, come young man,, spoke up
the elder woman. "Don't stand there
and gape. We are tired and hot and
would like to be shown to our room if
you have one to spare. Have you?"
"Yes-no; that is, we have ma'am,
but not for ladies. This is the Y. M.
C. A.,; you know," answered Emmons,
and without reply the two women hur
ried from the building. . . ' '.'..,
ASHES OF VILLIAM P. f-l'GIIAIL GIVEN
TO WATERS OF PACIFIC AS HE WISHED
Question of Raising Sum Mat
ter of Doubt, Will Be
$25,000 IN REVENUE
'WOULD BE NECESSARY
Committee on the Commercial
Structure Not Optimistic
as to Outlook
Two hundred and fifty thousand dol
lars Is, approximately the sum needed
to finance the commercial building
proposition for Honolulu, and the rais
ing of this sum, 'together with main
tenance of the building afterward, la a
matter of grave doubt. - .
This will be contained in a report
that the special joint 1 building "com-
mittee, representing the chamber, the
Aiercnants' Association, the Stock Ex
cnange ana tne commercial uiud, wui
present to trustees or the cnamoer
this afternoon. -President E.I. Soald-
Clg ot the - chamber; said this morning
that the large sum Involved in the pro
posed building makes the plan doubt
ful of success. -
"To carry this financially, the reve
nues of the building would have to be
$25,000 a year, and on the face of It,
it is hard to see how this sum could
be realized,", he commenfed. v" J ;
The Chamber of Commerce already
1s called upon for a thousand and one
purposes" Involving paying "out money j
and the rent of our room is one of
our ; least Items. """ :. - " :- '
' "The committee will report this af
ternoon and the- matter-iwltl b talked
over.- Tbere is no question""th"aT. the
uuMumg .w;iuwu8uic uclcwonaer, wasteconaaodWhitney'or
is, nowever, a very serious question as
iu wnciiiei iiiia wuiiiiiiuuiijr van
it now." V ' '' :,:;; ' .
The site proposed is at present oc-
cupied by the Associated - Garage and
owned by the Spreckels estate. It s
held under option "by V R. V. Shingle, I
who has made a figure of J100.000 for
the pro'perty. ..,; '
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manufacturlng for general f use: the
eight-hour law will not affect the men
engaged In 'that work." V
Y: He says it will affect all civilians
employed in the quartermaster or other
departments of . the army and navy,
but is not certain whether it Is meant
for rigid enforcement In certain gov
ernmental departments, such as the
courts, the district attorney's office,
The collection of ivories recently
purchased by J. Fierpont Morgan
from M. George Moentbals is being
exhibited In Paris In the Bouse of the
late Prince de SagaU ; V -
- . This morning the instructions were
ODeyeu 10 me leiier. ai ii u liocr
three carriages drive to the Fort
street wharf where the launch of the
Marine Hospital Service was In wait
ing. V Mrs. McGrail with two women
friends - occupied one carriage. An
other contained two friends of the
deceased and the Rev. F. G. Williams
of St. Clements who had officiated at
the funeral services held previously
at the church.
The third carriage, was filled with
flowers sent by. friends of the family,
The funeral party boarded the lauHcb
which at once . steamed out beyond
quarantine Island. Here the ashes
were solemnly cast over the sea while
the Rev. Williams read the brief rites
prescribed for the occasion. The
flowers were strewn over the waters
and then the lannch steamed slowly
back to the wharf. v ;
t Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram
HILO, July 10. The Home Rule
and Democratic parties will hold a
meeting today to arrange for the com
ing convention. They hope to ar
range a give-and-take policy whereby
the county officers can be divided
equally between the two parties.
AjtsoMaUnl Press Cable " , -
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J July 10; The big prohibition convention la
session here today opened with senssational attacks on both President
Taft and Col. (Roosevelt, both of whom were declared unfit for high office.
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DES MOINES, la., July 10. Senator A. ,B, Cumrrlins of this State, lata
candidate for presidential honors,
publican State convention that a committee be named to Investigate ths
manner in vjhich Taft was renominated at Chicago. He declared that if
Taft's nomination was procured fraudulently, he would bolt, otherwise ha
wouia support iaTc
' . . Ifpfdal Star
RENO, Nev., July 40, Roosevelt
third party enthusiasts of Nevada.
I ISpecfal Star-Bulletin Cable!
LOS ANGELES, CaU July 10w Martin Aaulrre was todav "rstired it
cusioaian or ine uarrow lury on
friendly with the defense. District
- I the-' course of a statement, that he
rea .oocianst canaiaate Tor mayor or
o inc uos ngeies 1 imes. oeiore it
U. S. Gets World's Record
; ' . Associated Press CableJ
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 10. Ten American runners tudaveiir-l
in the seventeen trial heats of the
neaxs qt xne semi-nnais ot tne
ne speeay Americans are expected
jana poss.ioiy tnree puces in the finals. They are .generally . putcls-slrj
tne otner competitors in the sprints.
England carried off first, honors In the tihal heat of the 5,CC0 metsr rz'-,
with France a fiood-second.v 1 r;fl
. England also'won the -1500-meter race, an event In which the bnil'J
States had placed great hopes. v
, Pat Macdonald, the gi.ant.weighi-thrcw'ef. of ,the Jrjsh-Ameri;--
dub of New'York, set a new. world's record In .the shotput, ssvir: tJ-.s
16-DOUnd ball out 15 meters 34 eenilmMrt , RslnH Dn,. r. ....
Eight Americans have qualified for
i ur lOQal m l Ted.
go Man Heads Educatoio
. ; ; . Associated Press Cable '
CHICAGOr III., July. 10. E. T. Fairchild of Chlcaao wai todav
president of the National Education
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Elks to Meet
, - Ansociatol Press Cable
- PORTLAND, Ore July 10. The national Elks convention today chess '
Rochester, N. .Y., as its meeting-place for 1913. 3 -
What Is Hawaii, going ta do to give
fitting recognition ' to 'the grand Work
puke Kahanamoku has been and is do1,
jng for the Islands? ,
Is Hawaii, standing for clean sport
and encouragement of clean sport,, go
ing to welcome Duke back from the
Olympic games euccessfully as he un
doubtedly will be with nothing but a
few lels and handshakes? ,
From Hana, Maui, there comes the
enthusiastic suggestion that a sub
scription fund be started to buy Duke
a house and lot.
Kahanamoku has won the resnect as!
well as the admiration of every sports-
man and spectator who saw him on J
the' mainland, fn or out of competition, j
Hawaii, declare an Increasing . number
of people, should encourage this kind
of merit. - -
Over In Hana two admirers of the
world's champion swimmer have con-
tributed $15 to start the fund, and have
sent to the Star-Bulletin a letter, say
ing: - : ";- . . ;
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Gentlemen
"By wireless we received the news
of Duke Kahanamoku's great showing
at Stockholm, and we think tbat all
lovers of the game should get'together
and make this lad of Hawaii nei some
substantial present. Start a subscrip
tion and with the proceeds buy the boy
a house and lot. ,
"Enclosed pleasti find ' IIS from a
couple of the lad's admirers here at
Hana,; for the boy that made Hawaii
famous at Stockholm. This is a worthy
cause, and we see no reason why any
true port should refuse a small do
nation, ho matter how small. Yours
truly, . SPORTSMEN." '
The Starr Bulletin believes that the
people of Hawaii will welcome thia
opportunity to express their apprecia
tion of what a Hawaiian boy is doing
far from home and in the face of the
fiercest competition in the world. This
paper will be glad to receive subscrip
tions to the fund, no matter how small, !
and to publish the list dally as w ell I
4T .'' ' H
today presented resolutions to the re
LAUNCHED IN NEVADA y '
- Bullftln Cabll 1
petitions were launched todav by
Trial Sensations .
account of tuto e am that h, (t t--,
Attorney Fredericks todav '-deel-r-- li
would show that Job Hjirriman, t:
Los Angeles, knew of the dynamiting
200 - meter race, while nin ouaiired in
to win at least two out -cf thr:
Cotton -third.-" '
the pole-vault finalt by clearing tha
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as the names of the donors w here thi3 -is.
wished. - ''
The list Is now open, through the
suggestion from the people as putJIih
ed above. Donors are asked to'adJrc ;3 ,
their communications to
"Duke Kahanamoku Fund, Care Ho- .
nolulu Ktar-Hulletln, Honolulu. T. H."
Arrangements for . the handling of
the fund as It grows and for receiving
suggei-tions on various forms the gift
might take are now beij perfected and
will be published in a later Issue of '
the .Star-Bulletin. .
H.' P .WOOD ENTERTAINS
QAM niPPH YAPUTQMCfl
OH, UIE;UU ' MVjn 1 i:,4
II P WOOD ... ... ... ... ..
H. P. Wood, secretary of the Ha
waii Promotion Com !ee wa3 the
host at an informal ;ncheon given
at the Commercial Club this noon in
honor of Captain Harri3 and the crew
of the winning yacht Lurline. Mr.
.Wood is a' former. San Diegan, and he
land Captain Harris are old friends.
The affair was thoroughly enjoyed by
a fgw members of the local club who
were also Mr. .Wood's guests. '
HARBOR BOARD WOULD
RAZE OLD KINAU WHARF
A proposal to raze the old Kinaa
wharf, leaving only the two adjoining
piers' for the use of Inter-lsiand ves
sels, was discussed by the Board of
Harbor Commissioners this afternoon,
though action on the -proposition wa3
postponed until the next meeting. The
objection of the Inter-Island to the
proposal, on the theory that it will re
duce their wharfage facilities, was
met in part by the stateEient that the
remaining piers, might be lengthened -by
dredging landward and thus in
creasing their frontage.
Commissioner Wakefield was pres
ent for the first time in many weeks.
He has lust returned from a lengthy
sojourn on the mainland.
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