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Honolulan. July 16.
For S. F.j
uneiniina, July 17.
Marania. July 1C.
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'Evening " If alletln. Est. nttH'
Hawaiian' Star. Vol. XX . N"-9-
Treasury Ordf Just Secured
Means TOJsands for
.Y. ; Teittory
WASHINGTO D. July 15. D.
Lloyd Conkllngjreaturer of the Ter
xUcry of Hawalfho la here In the In
terests of f h erhtory'a next bond
issue, hai seced a treasury order
permitting theeceptance of the new
bonds as seciity for postal savings
deposits, at a market value not exceed
ing par. .
Th nnv ible means tht Hawaii
has eained aig point in the new bond
lisue; that pe Territory's revenue
from the onsale will be much larger
than had Len anticipated and that
- the sale wil be grtly- facilitated by
the. modlfidtion. '
Askeo' tq interpretation. of the ca
ble Goveror Frear said this morn
ing! ' -
"ConWi'g arrived in New York Fri
day, andjbls morning I received hvi
cable -that the-Territorial bonds will
be -accepted at the market -value; not
exceeding par. Heretofore the Ha
waiian bonds have.een cccepted by
"the Treasury pepartment as security
for deposiia of public moneys in!io
National banks at &O per cent of. their
par valoe. , L:.,i'., ,. ' ',.
'We desired last year as we -have
this year to get them accepted ai pr.
but did not.succeedTJr
v. w 1
privilege of SU per cent.
"When .It was In Washington I was
unaleto see the Secretary of the Trea
sury personally, on. account of his ab-
' feence from the city, and I lef t this
portion of the utiness in the, hands or
the Secretary 'of the Interior,. It was
intimttel, however, that no further
privllegf.i could be obtained than those
granted, last year. . , '
4 Asked for Modification.
"Before leaving Chicago on my
homeward trip, and after consulting
ith past and prospective bond pur
chasers, I wrote again to the Secre
tary of the Interior suggesting the
.modification, that Is, thtt the "bonds
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R. II, ACCIDE
I Special Star-l3alletin Aeroirranil
HILO, July 15. A coroner's Jury Is
invcstJgatlng the fatal accident on the
Hilo railroad last week due to an en
gine runnln'down a handcar contain
ing Japanese workmen The investi
gation is not finished. It Is possible
definite blame may be attached to
O QUARTER OF MILLION O
O IS WEEK'S BUSINESS. O
o ' ,2
O More than a quarter million dol- O
O lars of business was recorded by O
O the Honolulu Stock and Bond Ex- O
O change ltst week. There were O
O 529T shares sold for $221,338.75. O
O and $29,000 of bonds, a grand total O
O J230.338.T5.' This is the largest O
O week's business for some time O
O past. 5
Special Sale of Safes
11. L HENDRICK, Ltd.,
Phone 2543 Merchant and Ata'ei
Cavalry- and the Artillerymen
' Must Gallop Like Steeple
chase Jockeys !
PRIVATES LOOK FORWARD
TO SEEING REAL SPORT
Riders Must Go 'Over Jumps
and Cover Three Miles
- in 11 Minutes ; t
If you were an army officer In the
mounted service not a ; dare-devil,
polo-playing, hard-riding, subaltern
but a captain, major or colonel,
weighty of opinion and avordupols
and you were .suddenly ordered to be
come a steeplechase pockey, wouldn't
it JAR" you? Assuredly, and there
fore it's small wonder that some score
or more officers of the Cavalry and
Field Artillery at Schofleld Barracks
are Jarred to their very teeth because
the paternal government wants to
make howling Cossoeks of them.
The recent War Department ordtr
for what is -known as the "Cossack
ride," Is responsible for having "start
ed something," to use the vernacular.
It provides that every commander of
mounted troops shall lead his offi
cers up hill and down dale, over fences
and ditches, covering three mijes ; of
this sort of country in not less than
11 minutes, this merry little Joy ride
(o. take place annually, Including the
present calendar year. : . C
. Officers not finishing within 15 sec
onds of the time limit will get their
names in ;the official reports, and a
letter from Washington asking them
"for.-wayj" "will prpbably arrive about
th same time that they are discharg
ed from the hosrltal. Also, officers
. . . . . . -.1 m. -
duly docketed m tpeTiuD.ciass.
Colonels, Are Favcrites."
Our at Schofleld; the order Is heart!
Iv endorsed-by the enlisted men. The
Grand National looks Ilk a race for
Rellintr nlaters to them, compared to
his event to which thfe high moguls
are to provide the fun, and there are
several privates . and non-coms with
sporting blood In tneir viens, who are
already making a book on the" re
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T. Tanaha Comes
But Not As Was
Says Appointmenrot Succes
sor to Mr. Uyeno Not " T"
Decided ' -
; Hon. Toklchl Tanaka has not been
sent here as Japanese consul general
for -Hawaii to succeed S. Uyeno. This
was made certain this morning by Mr.
Tanaka himself on his arrival by the
He has come! for a tour of only two
or three weeks, after which he will re
turn to Japan, he said, but there seems
to be a possibility that he may yet be
named consul here. The appointment
is still undecided by the Japanese gov
Mr. Tanaka was greeted -upon his
arrival this morning by a large number
of prominent Japanese, , and the scene
on the Shlnyo's deck for a few min
utes was like an informal reception.
He was here ten years ago as eleve
consul and still numbers his friends
here by the score.
Eleve Consul Mori headed the little
group that gathered at Alakea dock to
welcome the consul and several prom
inent Japanese newspaper men were
also present. v
"I am here partly on pleasure and
partly to look over the field, said Mr.
Tanaka to the Star-Bulletin. "The ap
pointment of a consul is still unde
cided." .. . "'.' '.' x .
' Asked if there was any possibility
that he himself would be named., he
smiled and indicated that there is a
possibility of such a result I
lie will be the guest of the Mochi
zukl Club during his stay here. Mr.
Mori said this morning that no elab
orate functions had been planned: for
the visitor, as Mr. Tanaka's desire is
for a rather quiet visit ' ;
Mr. Tanaka, although a young man,
has made a record for himself in the
consular service.: He was stationed in
Seattle some years ago at a particu
larly critical period in Japanese j and
American relations, and acquitted him
self with credit . '
A trip of inspection around the Is
lands will probably be made during his
stay here. : .
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I'AC.KS HOXOUTUT, TKMtlTQUY OF HAWAII, .MONDAY,
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Fire starting in Walker's boat yard
bt-tweeii KInjr and . Hotel street, near
;lapal, shortly before 2 o'clock this
afternoon Is threatening the neighbor
Lood - with . destrnrtlon, .A general
alarm has been turned In and the en
tire fire-tightlng, force of the city :U
culled to combat me spreaa or me
. As the reiult or iayrng with a dy
namite cap yesterday " afternoon, Bel
den Bartlett, ten-year-old son of C. G.
Bartlett of the Honolulu brewing com
pany. Is in. Queen's Hospital suffering
from serious 1 Injuries received by the
explosion of the cap. - Three fingn on
the child's right hand were blown off,
ind the flying pieces' of the combusti
ble inflicted a number of painful
wounds over his body.' . , '
The accident happened sholy after
4 o'clock yesterday; afternoon at 1 he
family residence at Kaalavval. Thre
was no one in the Vicinity at the time
the accident happened. Mrs. Bartlett
Is ln; San Francisco with one of the
children, and Mr. Bartlett Is In Hilo.
. The only persons about the house
were the Japanese nurse and Belden's
sister, Beatrice. Beatrice , was sitting
on the front lanai andthenurse was
upstairs. v Beldea wandered aroundtliei
the rear' of the. house. 'AH was quiet
for several minutes. 17' ; , ;
Hears Noise of Explosion. ;i i'''.i'i-
Then a loud explosion was heard
and the , boy t came running around .to
the front of the house; holding up his
right hand, whitii was dripping with
blood. He was-, screaming .'with agony,
and; his sister, unable -to get . a co
herent statement of what had happen
ed, ran upstairs for the nurse. -
There was no medical aid near, but
together they managed to dress the
wound so as to stop the ilow of blood
and then telephoned to the hospital.
which broughrthe boy into town In its
Three Fingers Gone.
Upon examination it was found I nat
three of his fingers were completely
shattered and that the flying pieces had
wounded him all. over the body. ir.
uuiiucu u,.. r."c..r... v;:Htho- United States, It seems to me
was reDorted tn is. morning- inai in , i
doing well anu is in no uanger ui iioui.
poisoning. . :
This morning the pain had eaed and
the child told what had happened.
Some Japanese had been blasting in
the neichtorhoodY and the bov in wan-
oering; about the place had pi :e up
one of the dynamite caps used; in the
operation. . . : r - 1
' Not knowing what it, was, and de-
Riririff to see what Was inside, he open
ed his pocket-knife and started to cut
away, at the cap, and the explosion fol
lowed. - ': ";' "'.''
Mr. Bartlett was notified of. the ac
cident by wireless ifnd will return to
Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram 1 ;
HILO, July Ik Andre Nicholyseff, a
veteran of the Russo-Japanese war,
last' Friday murdered his wife In Ha
kalau gulch, cutting Jier horribly with
a vane knife. A fellow workman is
said to have teased Nicholyseff for the
alleged infidelity of his wife. The
luna's wife, a tiny woman, was thrown
to the floor and her head nearly sAered
from the body. The Russian has con
Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram
HILO, July 15. The' Hawaii de
feated the Chinese ball team yesterday
by a score of 8 to 1. The game was
lost o crazy errors.
The Japanese nine beat the Hilo
team 2 to 0. '; ' v;-:".'';-;-
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The Elm House and two private
houses at Newfield, N. H., were de
stroyed by fire. The, loss Is estimated
at $10,000. : u -
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WIFE IN BELIEF
a series of elaborate fetes -and en
tertainments are prepared for the re
ception of Sun Fo, and Misses Sun On
and Sun Yuen, son and daughters of.
Dr. Sun Yat Sen the Chinese patriot, ;
who born tnd raised In the Territory r
of Hawa I. returned to Honolulu this
morning Jfor onlr.a. brief visit, as pas
sengers m the Japanese liner Shinyo
Maru. ' V ' ' " -' 1
A big 'delegation of Chinese prom
inent in lousiness ahd official life of
the islands gathered at "Alakea -wharf,
and there; waited several horfrs pend-
ing the appearance of the distlngtilsh-.
ed famibl of a political favorite of the
Chinese p'eople of these -islands. -
News of their expected arrival was
seat to this citv through wireler.i some
days ago and immediately , following
the receipt of the Information plans -were
It id, for giving Ihe young peo-f
?e " L Hawdi " lUC"
Sun Fo J and his; two sisters were
shown ecejy courtesy . by' the' local
-v - -: s - 'v; ,
Believes ;Ph:larithropists Could
WclTBuildin ' v - ; v
"Model Tenements for. Honolulu" 3
a new suggestion by Robert W. Bfeck
ons, in connection with the; frequently
recurring ' discussion' of the tenement
problem of this city. i : j
.. Some of the " present' tenements' are
to pass out of existence, according to
statements made by representativs of
the Bishop' Estate, whlcn qwns sever
i . . ot- thft same time Land Commis
sioner Joshua Tucker is worrying over
a hint that large interests contempiaie
the erection of ."others in : the Punch
bowl district where the Territory re
cently awarded homes to the Portu
guese residing on the land. .
Could Settle Problem. . ;
"For it3 size," says Attorney Breck
ons, "Honolulu probably ' has more
philanthropists ' who contribute mag
nificent 5 sums than any other city in
m virtually settle the tene
ment problem and-aCtbje .same time
institute a great' practical philathropy
by building model tenements, rentrag
them at a very nominal charge and
California, Glacier and South
Dakota Will Call Here on
Way to Coast
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The Pacific fleet, or what's left of it,
will reach Honolulu about August 1,
homeward-bound; and for five ; or six
days officers and men will have a
chance to say aloha : to Honolulu
friends. A few months ago the cruis
ers were looked on as .almost fixtures
of the waterfrojitand many "a lass
that loved a sailor" - ill ie on the
dock when the big gray fighting ma
chines come Into the harbor. It will
be only a flying visit, however, for Ad
miral Southerland's command is due
at Bremerton August 12. . -
The fleet now consists of the flagship
California, which will always be re
membered here as the first warslhp to
enter Pearl Harbor; the cruiser South
Dakota and the supply ship Clat ier.
Admiral Southerland still flies his fl:ig
from the California, but her command
er is now Captain A..F. Halstead, who
was captain of the West Virginia when
she was flagship of the second d i vis ii.v
Captain Bennett has the South Dakota
and Lieutenant Commander Douglas
the Glacier. ' There' have -been so many
transfers and detachments in the fleet,
however, that "the old crowd" on all
the ships has been broken up. -
'tjiit- news of the fleet's movements
is brought by LfeutenantuCommander
Zeno Briggs. formerly -first lieutenant
nf tho California, who Is a passenger
on the Shinyo Maru, homeward bound
on three montlvs lehve. He says that
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JULY 15, HU-'.-!-' i'AQKS.
i MISSES SUN ONAD LU YUEN,
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mnVo rpaidence in them so desirable
that a certain enviable; distinction
would M beld ' by . those fortunate
enougJP tri uotSinhDme5:;iift th'e! tTnct-
ures. s v'": ': ' . '
v uThe philanthropists could invest,
say $100,000, in a .tenement, making it
modern; in every? way, and almost as
desirable, as any private -home in the
city;. practically 'all '.-of the revenue
from rentals to be turned bade into
improvements, repairs,-etc. The own
ers -would then be able !, to. ' enforce
rules on the inhabitants '.-that would
prove a great uplift physically, finan
cially and morally, and thus would
become great factors in the develop
ment of the city. t
Practical In Xew York. . -
This is so practical that phil,an
thropists in New York City are mak
ing use of It, and have even found that
after making 1 a --very low rental, with
high moral rules, for inhabitants, they
are able to derive a small revenue
above the cost of -maintenance. This
revenue perhaps is not equal to .the in
terest on the motley invested, but, the
difference Is the owners' contribution,
as philanthropists, - to -humanity. It
has proved to be eminently satisfac
tory there, and I certainly believe it
would work just as well here."
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the California stood first in. the -speed
trials that were made In .connection
with target practise, and that the flag
ship accomplished the remarkable feat
of making more revolutionns than on
her official speed trial, when she was
accepted by the government. ; Engine
eflTciency of this kind Is quite a feather
in the cap of her chief engineer. Lieu
tenant Commander Winston. .
Lieutenant Commander Briggs says
that there is no change In, Far Eastern
conditions, so far "as- was known in
Manila. : -'. '
Dividends posted today are the fol
lowing: '-..' " '
Hawaiian Sugar Co.,' SO cents, or
$45,000. . . ' " ' i-'
Oahu Sugar Co., 23 cents or $63.-
500. - -'"-; ''".;,. '
Oahu Railway and Land Cc, ba
cents, or $32,500. ; o
Pepeekeo Sugar Co., $2, or
000. ; . v :vy
' Wraialua Agricultural Co., $1, or $4,-
000. :-:-vV-.:: ';;:'' : C:- -
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McBRYDE GETS VATER
A wireless from Eleele to Alexander
& Baldwin, Ltd.; states that McBryde
plantation had a good freshet from the
little rainfall on the
! plantation since Saturday.
It is easy to sell minging stocks to
the man who mistrusts the banks.
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America gets all-around championcaip
Finland begins to show strongly
Australia captures relay swim
l lAswx'l:it(!l lresw Ciibl"l ;
STOCKHOLM Sweden, July 15. Honors wer divided todiy in ih9
Olympic events, a number of countries showing up well and helpinj ta hold
America's score down. , j '
In the lW3-meter relay race, each country entering four men and ea:M
man running 400 meters, America's team came in winners, with Franc t::
ond and England third. . f . , , , , , ,
In the hop," step and jump, in which America had hoped for tec:.-. J cr
third place at least, Sweden won a surpme by carrying off all thro p!:rs.
James Thorpe, the gat all-around Cariiile Indian athlete memtrr cf
the American team, won the decathlon, consisting of ten events, ir;! J r 3
jumping, running and weight-throwing. Sweden's entries won seccr.J rr.J
third. - ... . .. , .
One of the interesting events was the 4C0-meter relay sw.m f-r w: :y
each woman of.four on the team swimming 100 meters. CntanJ was Cr.1
this, with Austria second. America liad to take.second inthe ::-met:r s.. t
ming relay race for men, in which four men swam 200 meters each. Au;'.ra.
lia, America and England finished in the order named. , f
Finland won the lightweight wrest Img, with Sweden second and t! ir.,
while in the featherweight wrestling Finland won firct and second, and C:r-
many third. . , . - - ,; ',
In the COCO-meter cross-country run, Finland . again triumphed, w t.i
Swedish runner taking second and third.
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Wlietner -Puke Kahanamoku of Honolulu was a member of the SCD-nv t r
relay swimming team Is not told in the Associated Tress dlsjateh. tut th
chances are that he was not-
Democratic Gommittes 2!2
' ' ' ' ' : ' ; Assoiated Press Cablel' .
CHICAGO, UU July 15 W. F. McCombs of this city was umnlr:
chosen chairman of the national Democratic committee today, with J::
E. Davies of Wisconsin secretary.
With the fund1 forv Duke Kahana
moku rolling along in good shape, su g-gej-tions
are ' being received as rto
where the proposed' house and . lot
should be located.
; One prominent enthusiasts for ama
teur sport suggested this morning that
Duke should be given a house; and 16t
out near the beach, so that he can
keep up bis advertising. of Hawaii by
his' presence out where the tourists
will be looking for. him and for other
Hawaiian swimmers. ' , .
It is not proposed to buy an elab
orate home for Kahanamoku. The idea
as explained by the two people who
first started the f una is to give him
e modest home, one that will mean a
substantial gift, but not one that will
strain Hawaii's generosity. For this
: 1 TBISII uos
tSpecial Star-Bulletin Correspondence
WASHINGTON, C, July 1. L.
Tenney Peck, banker, Rapid Transit
magnate and prominent citizen of Ho
nolulu, arrived in this city July 1. He
immediately took up the w ork of seed
ing to secure the passage of 'a, bill
through Congress granting his com
pany the right of way across the Fort
Shafter Military Reservation. It Is
necessary to have thisT legislation In
order to extend the Rapid Transit's
lines from Honolulu to Pearl Harbor.
IU was the original intention ot Mr.
Peck to come directly from San Fran
cisco to Washington and take. up the
fljrht for his oroposed legislation.
ed tnat congress uau unij . cyps-
d until July 1. He decided to loiter
along until that time and became an
interested spectator at the Republican
National convention in Chicago. He
attended the sessions for . five days
and in addition listened to two of Col.
Roosevelt's harangues. ;
Thinks Probe Needed. ' - -
"I believe the charges made by Col.
Roosevelt of fraud and manipulation
in connection with the selection, and
seating! oj delegates should be thor
oughly Ivestigated- It must be done
between this time and the election In
November. Every voter will desire
to know whether his assertions are
true or false. If he cannot substanti
ate his declarations it will materially
lessen his standing amc the peo
ple." The Democratic convention at Bans
more did not appeal to Mr. Peck and
he did not attend any of the sessions
In that ritv. ' '-.'. ' . ;
Mr. Peck strenuously insisted that ,
J he is not an -aspirant for the Govern-.
norship of Hawaii ami mat no sug-
l'llICK FIVi: CENTS
reason there sboul.l lo r.o r. 17
of -pleading for donations, ' '
the hearty, way la which tl.j I
began to rcsijor.j, ap'ioaU will r. .t Is
In addition to the . donatfc:-..i
ceived-by tho : Stcr-BulleMn. tv 1 A '
vertiser h.is rfecived sul?crlt:..r:3 :
follows, which will be turned ir.tj t'3
fund: - m
Jamci Austin Wilder
A. A. 'Wilder
A. U Caitl? 1
W'ooorow Wilson nthu3U3ta at
. -Total. :, V:!l
'Subscriptions sent by mall e-u.
be addrefsod to "Duke Kahanin-.u
Fund, care Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Ho
nolulu, T, H." ; '
Up to 3 o'clock this afternoon r.a
word had been received as to the re
sult of the match race between tho
Hawaii and Lurllne, that had Hilo ai
Its objective point
1 The yachts got away shortly ater
3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, with x
stiff breeze that gradually BtLTor.pJ,
favoring the local schooner.y The Mol
llou. with her owner "Drydock" S;:iilh.
Fred Fredericks and Al Hartir.an cn
board, followed the racers until xali
nlght Saturday, when the Hawaii wa3
ten miles In the lead, and considerably
to windward of the San DIeso boat.
This news Is a pleasant surprise to
local yachtsmen, who figured that la
anything but half a gale the larger
yacht would be at considerable advan
The yachts were expected to reacn
Hilo some time lhi3 morning. -
gestion in that direction ha3 beea
made to Dim by President Taft. Ha
did not have an appointment with th.-
President and doubted . whether ha
would call at the White House ar.l
make a-visit of respect, as the Pre -dent
was away July 1 and went u
Eeverely for a few d3ys July 3.
Not Seeker, But Receptive.
He frankly adrnftteJ that if - tha
honor were tendered him he n'.sht
give the subject serious conslderaticr..
but declared' he would never teccrr.a
an active candidate for the place. Ilia
sole business In thi3 city, he said,
was in - connection with the Har
Tranlst Company's contemplated ex
tension to Pearl Harbor. He exprct
;ed .to remain several days and wor
assiduously for the passage by Con
gress of such; legislation as would en-
long-delayed plans. He expressed con
fidence that this result would ba
. You will find it hard to be satisfac
tory even when you are doinsr well.
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