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Evening Bulletin. Est. 18i2. No. 5300.
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX- No. 341.
HONOLULU, TERKITOKY OF HAWAII, MONDAY; JULY 29, 1012. 14 PAGE& '
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Undervaluation Scandal Vill
Co Unearthed by Agent, .
Ifpocljil Star-Bulletin CableJ
WASHINGTON, D. C July 23. It
wis learned here today definitely by
the CUr-Culktin correspondent that
'the Investigation that Special Acent
Peyton Cordon, cf the Department cf
Ju:tic:, hss te;n tent to. make In Ha
.wall hat to do with alleged underval
uations cf importations from Japan to
Honolulu, Can Francisco and ether
Ccrcfon is expected to obtain evi
dence for cre::ntaticn to the federal
crs-.d jury in Honolulu, and it is
learned th:t.th!s evidence is expect
ed to turn anlnst Hawaiian Import
trt, C. G. ALCCflT.
The Inronr.atioa above has been '
pected in Fr.rr.a .Quarters here, 1
there have Lccn Intlrr.atictis that ' o
Tcc!al rrcr.t v.culi also taka upctl :r
Trnttcrs. The matter cf undenjrv
ticn cf i in ports, It Is t!:ouht, has be:::
revealed through the work cf W. II.
Ti dwell, cf the Treasury Department,
v1' c - - : : - 1 a quiet Bleuthins
tr; :r.a t:.3 i. :ar.u3 ec:::o v.eca ao.
a!J:d lafcrmatloa could be ob
1r.! - ! tod-y cn this Eubject from
Co..rr-- I'r-r.'U. S. District Attor-
.:::3, cr Customs Cqj
' ,1!:, th? t-o last
: to c' cu: 3 U.3 nows,
;h iafcrmatlca.must be
r-incd frcn the Epeclal aent or from
the Attorney General at Washington.
It is Intimated la other sources,
however, -that during the trial of one
man here tome time ago on the
charge cf undervaluing Imported racr
th;.::dlo, the defendant testified in
tfCcct that "everybody . was doln'" it,''
or that It was a common practice, and
thr.t further investigation on the
ftri.r.gth cf this hint had developed
the fact thct there was more or less
truth In tl.3 defendant's assertion.
It 13 raid that Cpeclal Agent Cor
don's' evidence will be largely the re
sult cf thc?e later investigations. Just
how far-reaching the inspection and
the evidence-may be, probably will
not la f.;!'y Lnown until it. has been
presented to the federal grand Jury
end . that tody has taken action.
Marquez Threatens to Enjoin
Letting of Contract to .
Another ; -
NOT GET THE BUSINESS
Turned Down, He Maintains
the Specifications Shut Out
All but One Firm i -
The Hawaiian News Company was
awarded the contract for school desks
by the Oahu Loan Fund Commission
this morning, although Its bid was
the highest of three, being, .$2957
against $2339.60 bid by-Arleigh &
Company and $2814.65 bid , by the
Office Supply Company an excess of
$14.70 In one instance and $142.35 in
The matter was decided on a strict
construction of ' the specifications.
11 M lLjdlL-Lh
Report First Denied And
Then Completely ,
g p $ g 4 J 3
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, The first news of the death'
of the Mikado was given to Ho-
r nolula by the Star-Bulletin1 short- $
p ly after nine o'clock on the re- 4
ceipt of a ."flash" by Associated
b Press cable. The report of the S
g Mikado s death was formally de-
$ "nied - by. the Japanese consulate
upon receipt of cabled news from s
Washington, but within a short 3
time the consulate also received 3
the" report of the death. , . $
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DEATH FOLLOWS TIVO :
WEEKS' OF ILLNESS
Associated Press Cable 'I .
T0KI0, Japan. July 29,
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tinges, and the specifications it Is EmpCrOr UUuUilltO QICCJ at
declared, were plainly intended to M 2.43 O'clock and CrOWn
shut ont an desk but the "Peabody;; p . Ynchihitn has hfifin nrn-
me Kino, ouerea vj me B.uccessiiui niww wv,. r. w
LI 'der. There was Ju6t one opening
fu a dispute in that regard, being
the words "or its equivalent" follow
ing r.-prescription of one of the two
cr t '. ree "Peabody" types of attach
mci.ts. : I"" -
HACKFCLD CADLE GIVES
STATUS OF SUGAR BILL
$ & $ s $
II. ltackfeld & Co.. Ltd.,re-ccived-the
from Its New York office this
: "Sugar bill has passed the
Senate, 52 agalast S.
Propost duty 75 degrees, 95
-Additional for each degree;
two and three-fifths cents. Po
larixation " 100 figures $1.60.
Cuba 20 per cent less.
"Dutch standard and refined
differential abolished. "
"Bill will likely pass House,
with the probability that it will
be signed by the President of
the United States."
Two thousands persons are home
less from floods at Salamsnca, Mexico.
A Machine of Economy
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C. KCNDRICK, LTD.
Ccrr.rr Merchant and Atakea ,
The Home Rulers today postponed
the nonlnaUon cf a delegate to Ccn.
grcss until next Septeraber. Accord
Ins to the sentiment at the 'closing- of
the meeting today he Home Balers
will support Kuhio for delegate. . '
"Let the people 'have free hands"
With the above statement sounded
through the convention , hall, and with
President Chas. K. Notley seated in
his chair on an elevated platform, the
eighth convention of the llbme Rule
party was called to order at 10 o'clock
this morning in Notley Hall on Kukui
street. .. v - v . .
Notley, who will unquestionibly be
nominated as a candidate for Dels
gate to Congress on the Home Rule
ticket, said this morning that he his
always been In favor of letting tLa
people have free hands in political
matters. He believed that It is wrong
for any party leaders to use coercion,
as he said was evidenced during the
Republican convention. This morn
ing he told his Home Rule friends that
they could nominate another man for
Delegate to Congress on the Home
Rule party, If they saw fit to do so,
tut as the committee on credentials,
consisting of Jno. A. Baker, W. N.
Kauahipaula and one other, failed
to make its report at noon today the
convention took a recess, subject to
Jthe call of the chair.
; Unlike former years, the convention
of the Home Rule party was not Im
posing. The hall, which was filled to
(Continued from Paqe 3)
claimed emperor from the
stcos of the nalacc. All the im-
ocrial orinccs were present and
a va:t crowd heard the procia
mation. ; . . '"
-V Associated press Cable ,
TOKloi'- Japsn, -Jvly 23 Emperor
f.tuUuhlto is desd, and.'Ycihihltahia
ten reigns In his stead.
r -Ti :z r.h cl the monarch at 42:43
p. m. fcllcwed two week's cf ;illnts
d-r!r.a. which time the greatest phy-c'-.hr.x
cf the empire have been In at-t:r.-;nce
and every- recourse known
ts rr: ileal science has been used in
tha tattle for his life. . ; ,
Yc:tsrday afternoon the emperor re
li;;:d Into a coma and It wat announc
ed by the attending physicians that
death was but th matter of a few
hours. The minister of ttate with
the member of the Imperial famlllet
kert vigil through the night at the
paL:. The crown prince Yoahihlto
cliuhied the sceptre as death closed
hit father's eyes.
Mutsuhifo was the 121st ruler of an
nriuroken dynasty founded 660 B.C. and i
he was probably the VMiit famous of
his line. Under his reign which be-1
gsn in 1S68 when after a brief war he!
overthrew the Shogun, Japan broke
solitude in which the nation had, held
itself ;fbr centuries ! and became one
Of the greatest of the world powers.
Waged Two Wart.
During his career on the- throne Ja
pan waged two great wars, one wth
China and the second and last with,
Russia and was victorious In botn con
flicts. V' : - ":-.
Mutsuhito was born at Kyoto, Nov.
3, 1S52, and succeeded his father Ko-
mei Tenno in 1867. He ,was married j
Dec. 28, 1868 to Princess Haruko, j
cient. and regular law of succession
the crown devolves upon the etd est
ton. ' ' ; ' . -
That Japan has a constitutional gov--l
emment f,i dwe In . a great measure j
to the initiative of Mutsuhito. When j
he succeeded to the throne the power j
of the Mikado was absolute, although ;
its exercise was controlled to some
extent by custom End public opinion,
but In 1875 when the Senate and Su
preme Judicial Tribunal were found-
EMPEROR 2IUTSUIIITO OF JAPAN, WHO IS DEAD IX T1IU F02TY-
, . : v FIFTH YEAR OF HIS REIQX. i .
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(Continued from Page 2)
BGsauss of Bio's
YOSHIHITO, CBOWX PRIXCE OF JAPAX, WHO SUCCEEDS TO -I3IPE
' - RIAL THROXE OX DEATH OF FATHER
Bijou Changes Bill' After Vain
Attempt to Remodel Fa-v:':-
News of the death of the Mikado
of Jcpan createc consternation at the
Bijou theater where all arrangements
had been mad for the presentation
of the comic opera, "The Mikado" by
the Pollard Luiputians tonight
Aware of the fact that'the last re
vival of the Gilbert and Sullivan opera
in London almost ccused a riot on
the part of the Japanese there and
was made tee subject of diplomatic
representations, resulting in the, with
drawal of the piece from the boards,
the management of the local theater
was in a qutndaryv .
"If the opera was' regarded as an
insult to he Mikado living, what will
his subjects consider It, if presented
on the day of his death; was the
question up to he management. .
AN APPRECIATION OF M UTSUHIT0
By PROF. M. M. SCOTT.
(Mr. . Scott; was decorated two months
. ago by "Emperor - Mutsuhito. with
the Fourth' Order of the Rising
Sun.) ' .,
. Then there was another question.
If we do not put on the Mikado wnat
can we put on? The answer to this
wes that the company was not pre
pared to offer a substitute.' J ' The deceased Emperor of Japan as-
Finally it was determined to adopt jcended the ancient throne of "his an
heroic easures "We will commit j cestors in the year 1868, at the age of
sacrilege," said Manager Kipling, and Ji5. ne has. therefore, reigned for 45
change the opera, substituting tne
Lord Mayor for the Mikado and lea v-j
years, and yet was not by any means
an old man. His reign . during - this
time was the most momentous and far
reaching of any in 4hls ancient em
pire perhaps the most remarkable In
the changes that have gone on during
that time of any nation in history.
He found his country beset with
grave difficulties, both internal and ex-
Ing out 'all reference to the upl erne
ruler of JaDan. D8t or preLent. The
noted composers may turn in their
graves at the Idea but It is better so
hetter than some other things might
happen? ' ' '
So it w as decreed, and a busy staff
went to-work with shears and prun- ternal. For seven hundred years there
ing hooks, eliminating al' reference 'existed, In Japan a feudalism, the most
to the Mikado from the various parts, j unique and perfect that the world has
Late this afternoon Manager Kip- ever seen. It was his glory to see
ling telephoned that all his plans were this ancient feudalism changed into a
la vain. He found the 'opera so per-j strong, united national government In
. j addition to this,' foreign complications
(Continued oh Pag 4) were settied and perfected on an hon
orable and perfect basis, giving Japan
entire supervision over her - external
affairs. With all her poverty, an ad
mirable system of schools and univer
sities has been organized, as well as
an efficient , army and navy ' that are
recognized as among the world most
perfect organizations. A parllamenj
tary s-stem of government unifying
the laws in accordance with those of
the most advanced nations, has been
established. Scientific investigations
that Japan's students have made are
recognized the world over. X
Indeed, changes have gone on so
rapidly in Japan during his reign that
some witty statesman in Europe said
that Japan was the only nation In
history that had "jumped out of her
own skin." All these changes, and
many more of a like naturef)have been
made .during the forty-five years upon
the throne of the deceased Emperor.
The Japanese people and her states
men had already begun to - look for-
t lAsrocIatPtl rrrs CaMeJ
SAN FRANCICCO, Cl, July 20. Robert CxmrJ. V
eu;ar minata, taday tastiHed fctfera tho tu;jr tru:! . :;
Havomeyer bejan a cam?ai;n in K3t to cru;!t t' j A :ri
ducera, th Mitsouri river valley territory ttinj I 'i r :rl.-;.
H said that ho himsslf wai csnfrcntcJ v,iti V 3 pr
half cf his atock or coin3 out of businc:. A hit..- irz-y
Ctillman, tht Ntw York banker, waj intrcJ-::, in v.! .':
ho was ready to establish a community cf i.-.'.:-::t vsi.'i t
ing that they would transfer half cf ti.ilr ttrck.
NOV! 7rf", t
, ' ! t Special CaLlo to Star-n-tJ
LC3 ANGLL- Cal, July ::-Jur:r LcavlLt v. : 5 t
by illness from .furl.. er aervica in tha Cirrow c;:i zr 1
serve juror, substituted.
:$50,CC0 Pries cf I T. 7.
IrvJaI Cable to tar-n.:'.:-tr.nl
UZ7 YORK, July it la ttliev:d r;r; th:f t' ?
murd;rcrs of Hermrn Cc;:nthji, ths tcra zm"-'- 5 :
thrtitened to reve:l p::i:s corruption, ii crrUin. Fifty t
is said to tt ths pric? cf ths killir:.
. . :,, ' hrci.ii catie to t.ir-i:.;:: t:
EL PASO, 'Tex July i:. r.:exi:sr, r:f:::3 r-y t 1
rebel leadsr, has Issued an crJir.to kill z. Ar-..-;: -. .
terventlon within a, few days.
young -rrLCUT'iLr: r.ir: v.
"la::c Fcr.r'iT, i :u July y
hip. . . ,
ki W M W w -
Fin:r.ci:1 5ict:ra:nt Ju-.
(Continued on Pass 4)
Oahu College's debt has been wiped
out and a year of remarkable progress
made, according to a report that kha.s
been prepared by P, C. Jones, treas
urer, for the president and trustees of
.The report which is very compre
hensive and which shows the finances
of the college and Puhahou Prepara
tory School in the smallest detail, is
one ! that few educational institutions J
oJ the United States can equal. In
fact" when .Dr. ..Eliot, president emeri
tus of Harvard, was taken to see the
college and told of its successful fi
nancial year by President Griffiths, he
remarked that it was a splendid record
and that Harvard could not equal it
but was running some hundred of
thousand cf c! ,r ?
"Tlie ye;ir j": t t"
Jones in h!.; r ; : t. '
moU succt s.-fi;l ia .t:."1 1
Notvith:,tan i::.- t'..
FUJtair.o.i y t. t ; ! '
fire of Castle Hall.c ; .
we have hail a r ' t ;
and the. value of t!.1 i
little over one . mKIi- ;
final balance of all : r '
and receipts for t!. : r
credlt balance of izr.r.l ';
the coliro June C). 1M1.
871.72. ThU has teen c
" "The' loss and iln accr
the- beinnin,T of t!. jr
J341.6i5.4D. To! iy t! 'i i:(
a credit 'of Jl0r.:'J3.r,. u ;
the year of JCc: LC V
Taking up in fMjil t:."
the college, ?Jr. Jon rtf.:
length to th5 succf s -f ul 5
(CcntinuscT cn P;;3 Z)
Public Is Waking Up and Dona-
tions Are How Coming
More than one hundred dollars has
been added to the Duke Kahanamokv
fund and at last the public Is begin
ning to respond in a way that gives
promise of speedy success for the plac
to buy the, Hawaiian boy who has won
the highest swimming honors in the
vorld a house and lot as an apprecia
tion of his efforts and the advertising
tit has given this country.
, Never was toere a donation to the
fund that meant as much as one or
147.03 that arrived at the citar-Bulle
tin odce this morning from the lepe:
settlement When It is realized wha
a big percentage of their. scanty al
lewance the people of the Molokal sat
tlement have made, their generosity
and desire to see the fund grow wili
be appreciated at Its real value. Many
oi them gave every cent they had. In
the world. : : ;
he list of those who gave to fund
from the settlement is as follows:
Geo. Kahoukapu ...............I 5.00
S. K. Kaunamano .......
Wm. Kapela ...........
C. A. Akini
John S. Wiln.:. :t-n
Henry Ma .........4.
Wm. JC Kapr!.i Jr
John pe Coitu
Peter Richard .
Kalanlwahine . .
Kaleikini .. .
D. Kapoe . .
Pilipo - -
Joe Souzh ..............
John Waiwaioie -
Geo. Kanewa ....
Sam P. Iona ....
This morning the Star-F:
celved a telephone mcs5a , f:
plantation that a substant:
been raised at the pUr.i t:
(Ccnti.iuti ci T