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From 8. F.t
Honolulan, Aug. 13.
Chiyo Maru, Aug. 13.
Marama, Aug. 14.
Makura, Aug. 13.
'r-4 Kteni Bulletin. Est 1882. No. 5312.
V Hawaiian Star, Vol. No. 6353.
12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OFIIAVAII, MOXDAY, AUGUST 12, 1912. 12 PAGES.
PRICE FIVE CENT3
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Found Dead Last Friday, How-
eu Lett Air ' to Local
:-A'. fortune! featimateJvat between
51 50,000 and $200,000 gathered during
ft long life of close . Industry and ee-
rrMnoHinr h.. niiAf:A:D.k.
rt,fc: Catton oflhls Icltr by James i i H"bIV 5e an,d hanged
UoweUthe aged" herinlV who was S,, fe8rirom',te RuStall-f?,Jr-found
stretched across his bed. hIs Thin Felort opinion wiH ceiinly
brains blown out, at ten o'clock last hI frktt
Friday. ' v . , tne secret agents of the Czar who
Howell's sensational death, disco
ed at a time when he w sei
i to be on the. steamship Manchuria.
fmnt 9-. Qmm Uah Jaa .Mir. a '
th. L J ,n merous prayers for mercy. AH
iiiWtn unavailing, for the immigration
' I?2 f?i.r!5LISii f.6801,1; w 18 n elasC and although Feo
v&ta.???, as telling
" --SSf Jitr Tr181 ffi the truth when he said he would be
''S'S.J? there, was nothing to do but
'fSjf3!i?i " niEB3-?eage-?iiad-:-It Wm aboard fihIP vltn the whisper.
mXT6 8&nd' ?olI ed counsel that he leave the vessel at
S.5? 'liiS;!rdf; .f' T1 0 Japanese port and get as far
fiHfi 8t,J; jnd8- 011 away from the Russian sphere of in-
Jrecurmes of alllinds, many of , them nucnce as possible. -negotiable,
were In the box. -- it was to Secretary Ralph Kearns
a "noon Attorney A.; A. of the Board of Immigration that Feo
' JJ,flder; 011 behaJf of yu,BK Catton.: la dor told his story. When his depor
!f iJf proJ)1 ,w"Idul3r. ,s,sne1 Nation was decreed, Kearns called on
'witnessed. Jn which Howell gives the. man with an Interpreter and told
, ttd bequeaths . everything to1 Robert him be would be sent, back W Russia,
v . II. Catton, - - ' : ? 1 j i v-rin 'wjTt-iM trAotr,
The cMscovery of the : hermttThbv
7. ----- " .'v.. "jarciai acy vien ypn caa return' to
ft. court order, obtained by Judj;d Wlld- liawail ' s- sv
er from Judge; Whitney of the 'Cir-.
cult Court, Ijf virtue of which order; The bearded Russian shivered as
access was gained to' the box ; at the the Interpreter conveyed Kearns' mes
Hawalian, Trust ; ConxpanyAmong sage to him.'- "
the assets. ace four; hundred shares ' of y
rloi?eer sugar stotk.-the quotation on
wnicn vouay was ,3i oia ann 34Q; choma and of all other Ills when I ar
askedr The value of the esute can-rive at Harbin. Doctor the hangman
only be;approximatednow. Many 6f wlirdb this with a rope after the man
t he stocks are of values not known with Xhe knout has . performed . his
here, and others have Increased in workl I am a deserter from the' army
value, during ne years they have been
y. Vftflt n ' UAWAll V 4 Vi M kAM. . La 1
; kept by Howell that they: represent
remarkably lucrative Investments. :
Howell: was a' carpenter by trade.
He was a native of Wales and nature
alized in New Jersey, it was said, and
was believed ' to haviB beep slightly
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nuujE mi il nutijc
WITH THREE '"VETS" IN ARREST
Doctors . Disagree on Methods.
of Treating the Precious
Equines at Post .
ISpeclal StarBulletln . Correspondence
. SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, August
: 12. It Is "horse- and horse" with the
three veterinarians at the cantonment
now, since Drs. Robert Vans Agnew
and Jataes1 R. Haynes, ; of the Fifth
Cavalry, and Dr. Lester E. WTillyoung
of the Fifth Artillery, are all "in ar
iestM with charges preferred against
"What shall we do when doctors
disagree V Is the time-honored query
which, in this Instance, was settled
by putting all the disagreeing doctors
In duaance vile,v until someone could
solve the puzile. While nominally
vnder arrest the three vets are of
course attending to their regular
duties so that the horses of the com
T H E M U LT I Q R A P H
A Machine of Economy
E. H E N D R I C K, LTD
Corner Merchant and Alakea
Russian Immigrant with Tra
choma Expects Death for
PLEADS FORMIERCY, BUT
U .S. LAW IS STRICT
"I Will Be Cured bv Doctor
HangmanHe Tells Sec
Because be was. suffering from tra
choma, Czekalln Febdor. a recent Rus-
8" immigrant, has been sent back
"STJ SV7MT ftrS
WUI J A IHMOCUKCr, lUUVUt
Feodor did not go back to the dire-
Foreea. hi. Pat
'assuredly they will cure me of tra-f
of the ; Little .; Father, and they will
A ' 9 Mil
show no mercy toward me. They will
not even shoot me. No, I will be
beaten, and then I shall be hanged
before the eyes of; the regiment, and
that will be the end of Feodor."
After close questioning Secretary
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m&nd?L maie doubl3r. vth,ef
fast that t n Afa era nnlv Hnf V II
acevv vaicv uiviv . awp wus i swuv ucui
enough to go,' around, are getting the
lest of attehtlon. ' But the doctors
do not speak as they pass by, and'the
situation is strained, to say the least.
The situation j8 the result of a
three-cornered discussion in which
1 he various schools of veterinary sur
gery, figured to a considerable ex
tent. Dr. Vans' Agnew, being senior
of the other two, wanted the horses
doctored according to his ideas,
which, in turn, didn't fit in with the
ideas of the regimental commander.
Dr. Haynes and Dr. Willyourig had
ideas of their own, which didn't agree
with those of each other or those of
Dr. Vans Agnew. Charges of insub
ordination were first preferred
against Vt. Vans Agnew, fcut this did
not quiet the troubled waters, and
the situation finally became so acute
that the other two found themselves
in a similar box.
The management of the Moana. Ho
tel will give a dance this evening in
honor of the officers and cabin passen
gers oh the transport Sherman to
which their guests, the Army and
Navy people and local society folk are
cordially invited. Tha Hawaiian or
chestra will also play during the din
A cable message received here yes
terday stated that the condition of E.
M. Watson, local attorney, who was
stricken with paralysis while in Wash
ington, is slightly improved. "Left
side paralyzed. At hospital. Slightly
improved. Wife is here," the cable
read. The cable was received by the
law firm of Thompson, Wilder, Wat
son & Lymer, of which Mr. Watson is
a member. No further news was
Duke Leaves For
Home August 26
tt Duke Kahanamoku, world's 8
tt champion swimmer and pride of tX
tt Hawaii, will leave Philadelphia tt
tt on August 26 for his. home. This XX
tt Information was received this XX
XX morning in a cablegram to Lew XX
XX Henderson. Duke should arrive XX
XX here on September 10, but may XX
XX not come until a few days later, tt
tt According to this program, he tt
XX will not stop in California for tt
XX competition. tt
It is now up to the residence of
Nuuanu Valley, Alewa Heights and
Puunui to pray for rain in all serious
ness, for it appears that a kindly
Providence must intervene to save
them from the rigid new rules of the
Honolulu water department
The order has gone forth that all
residents in the districts named, who
draw their supply from the Nuuanu
Valley 'gravity system and who use
water from the mains for irrigating
purposes at -any time or ray otheH
than between the hours of 6 and 8
o'clock each morning, will be subject
to immediate shutoff. This rule is to
apply until rain comes to relieve the
situation in - the reservoirs, in which
the water this morning showed the fol
lowing depths :
r. Reservoir No. 1, 13 feet; No: X 9
feef.yNo. 3, 2; feet; No. ;'4,; 17.6,-feet,
perlniendent Campbell, discussing the
situation this morning,, wore a deter
mined demeanor Indicating that he in
tends enforcing the order to the letter.
There are many of the city's finest
residences and lawns in the . district
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Building to Wear Title in .Big
Blapk Letters, Says
"What time does the show start?"
"Have you a room with a bath?"
!as the doctor in?"
,"Do yourruri a rathskeller, in con
nection with this hotel?"
"These are only a few questions
asked," says Secretary Super of .the
Y. M. C. A., who until last week has
been trying to find some means
whereby the illusion that the local Y.J
M. C. A. building is a hospital, hotel,
railway station or aquarium may-be
BEGIN VGRK ON
the Schofield barracks,'
under the contract awarded to this
company on Saturday, commenced
this moraine" Walter F. Dillinsrham.
manager of the Hawaiian Dredging
Company, said to a Star-Bulletin re-
"Yes, it is the first house-building
contract the company has ever had
We bid for one before." ; !
Rnfnrrtn ho Panrl Uarhnr r?rv-
dock contract, Mr. Dillingham re-
"A satisfactory arrangement has
Kn mnrA K4-.nn n-ntrAPnmQnt
and thP mntrartnrs for a rhanee in
r Ka finnifinQHnni! nrKiK will rkAim it nf
VI. V C'V.VJI10UV1VJ110 n U1V.U "11 f fc v.
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luc ue ui iuc uew uiunuic ui ww-
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creie inai nas oeen snown uy eipen-
OR PAY PENALTY
-ine pour.4ig oi ims ub iti !... k
ZSSVSSI lr5" r 'Tn
.JV u-Vb ui rVripfi on
few days. Work will be carried on
in Section 2 of the dock.
Wl.n Vi Jc
construction work is in progress the
concrete that proved a failure in Sec-
tion 1 will be removed. ' I
"If Congress as anticipated appro-
priates the funds for the extension of
i aaa taa in lontrfh tho
n Kir o hnorH
of government engineers who will fix
the Drice for this additional work. I
see no reason why operations on this
contract shtfuld not be pushed from !
now on at. a rapid rate." i
Crowds See Projectiles Hurtle
Into Clouds and Fall
RECORD IN DANGER
Shootinq Close and Percentage
of HitsMay Make Up
for Lost Time
After firine eight shots from the big
mortar batteries at Fort Rtfger with pendent company, in the event of the
swiftness-and apparedt precision this president's approval of the bill prohib
morning, the powder failed to lgnltt iting the use of the Panama Canal to
on the ninth charge causingr a mis- steamships in which any railroad com
fire. As a result the ten shots were pany, owns any Interests whatsoever:
-fired in 31 minutes instead of the ten
minutes allowed and even tnougn tne
report on precision be A. I. the bat-
tery will be sadly handicapped as far
as making a record la concerned, un-
.less, the umpire, Lieut. CoL Campbell
finds after investigation tnai me iauu the Senate amendment ; permitting
did not lie with the batteiy command- jteamships wholly or partly-owned by
er or his men ' railroads, which are engaged In for-
The mortar practice with shells at eign commerces : tov pass through the
targete lying out t6 sea as announced canal and do a coastwise; trade be
for this morning, brought out quite a tween oceanic ports if at least fifty
crowd of spectators including a num- Der centum of their cargoes !' des.
Jber of officers from other branches of
the service, uovernor Tear waicnw European ports.
the .firing for awhile and General Ma- prohibition of the tse of the canal
comb was an Interested observer from py gteamships owned or controlled
the fire control station on he . crest by railroads, in Mr. Hackfeld'f opin
of Diamond Head. Jon. is of doubtful constitutlonalitT as
All of the eight mortars were fired,
two w ineia.vw iB
round or .tern snots, me ouier juon
The cceVthIs mo nily jra,. at
Eftne. a raneaof
aDpUli SdW yaTBnir4 t.m "h, : r"-
mitttdthe specUtotsv to follow -the
nnnrA or tne bie snens as inev went
V , . , t , a a
shreWng aroto best fora
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Y. M. CA: IS - .
THEATER OR ZOO
clared'the secretary, "when a bland-(
faced youth stopping over on the Ven
tura wanted to know wha time the r
animals were fed, so we are, going to
paint it black." ,
Paint what black?" inquired the
"Why the stone lettering over' the
entrance," answered the secretary.
The directors are also planning the
installation of a large electric "Y",
over the door and the secretary says
that he honea.with these additions to
the front ofine building that the of-
fice force will cease to be importuned
by young women for board and lodg-
"I stand in .precisely tne same po-
sition as I stated last Friday," said
H. M. von Holt this morning relative
to his refusal of the businessmen's
nomination for the mayoralty.
"None of the committee have spok
n t m0 nrp nn the matter but
perhaps they are only taking
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own time about doing so.
i "However. I have dec ded not to en-
"However. I have decided not to en-
fpr th r-ontpRt for the Office Of maVOr
of Honolulu. I am going away in
SpntPmbPr to n are mv son in Yale.
and will be absent during the heat of
"There seems to have been some
misnnrlprstandincr about namine me
omnnor thnco Ullin haH iprTlifiprt thplr
ciuvi ..t.w- " -o
..M'llffKmApa c..iTif f r r HffTarant nf
Z iU wailed S
"It ie far frnm cafictarmrv TnP WaV
that businessmen have
politics the past twenty years, in my
precinct at last election there were
about sixty white voters. Perhaps
twenty of these will turn out to a pre-
finnt rluh meeting, vet I will be ask-
or? a-hv our nrprinrt Ant not senrf a
VON HOLT TELLS ;
a i ri'ii r wwr llf ASTim I
WHY Hh VllWl
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more representative delegation than, from the Orientals and took the two
it does to the convention." .soldiers to the police station, where
It takes an easy going man to make
a, successful angler.
I a Uii m,ujiiil.;y
Passage of Canal Bill May
Prompt Sale, Says J. F."
The Pacific Mail Steamshin Com
pany may sell out its ships to an lnde-
at least, this is a possibility," said 'J.
f. Hackfeld,. president of H. Hackfeld
& Co.. Ltd., local agent of the Pacific
Mail, this morning. V 4r -
Mr. Hackfeld understood: that the
bill as it passed . Congress contained
tined to or shipped from Oriental or
abrogaUng the- rights of property. It
might be used in the wty of reprie-
aI . . -.ji-q comnanv to destroy
sn fnr!Tvnr1ent utoomghln lint
nnr0J company could .aecreUy : ac
, therehV Dlace
. v 7s.
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r . . jvieDann; secretary oi n.
Hackfeld & did not gee
would be any use in following up the
localopposition to the bill. -which had
i been 'made by the Chamber of ! Com-
The ' Senate Compromise. ,r
Un r rpii frnm thn rmtt IMI.
caie inai ime . oenaca compromise
Pacific Mall or the Southern Pacific
Company. Senators were, advised aa
far. back as July 19 that the new bill
must afford . an equal treatment for
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Bitter, feeling has been aroused
among the Japanese residents of the
city on account of the action of the
two soldiers yesterday afternoon -wno
started to tear down and - trample
AFFRONT TO FLAG
ujwu woii-iuooicu aooui uuuucm another ri vni Alhort Ttnworo nn tumuw. wiutau 'auwiuuuiw mn
at MU aa they were set upon by Tm Zutt eur wta w l" 1dler.rfand .wen .peedine . alos ; -J0'":"0'.
"HTing a of ebon. gin,.nem. ,Mi?Z-$ ll.
redone me,e.and person..
callers have besieged the office of the
Japanese consul all morning, demand-
iiiK tuai ie units uuit5 atuvu iu wio
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maur ana compiaiu iu lue imperial
arvAwrMAnf FTrirf lonon aan n o tr a rtfT
hesitated to oito
we luaiLCi, auu ai;uu vyuuoui wvu
has announced his intention to make
a thorough investigation of the mat
, i"ao , a-11 , .v
ut . . k : n n n A "
"a iae cunsui ms mormng, uut iu
reports may be exaggerated, as s
ofteh the case in a matter or tnis
had many telephone mes-
sages in regara to ii, aiinougu, uui
' f . . 1A. -Ul 1. 4
oemg clearly acquainted wun
. , . . . .
uj, i uave ueea undu e iu , ju8.
lci'B BU" luc mo"c"
T Ik. J.lr
l U1CU WCIV Ul UUB.,
might be a little excuse to offer for
he able to tell w
But I shall better
be able to tell what to do in the mat
ter after I have carefully looked into
all the facts of the case," he con-
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'lhe two offenders are R. D. Calla-
K . T v, v i. kk
oTToast Artery CorpTof
Fort Rueer. At Dresent they arelin
W -UW to the military
authorities, as the offense with which
A , f m.nai
uc v"i6cvi 10 iiv. v.auua. I
When arrested by Policeman Poaha,
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of furious Japanese of Iwilei, who
had attacked the men when they be-
gan tearing down nair-masteo japan
ese flags and trampling them in the
dust. Tne policeman rescuea
they" were locked up. I
Both men are declared to have been
sober at the time. j
Amendments Arouse Ire
tive -- Underwood
WASHINGTON, O. XV August 12. Pretldsnt Taft today tmphaticilly
threatened to veto the legislative, executive and ; judicial . apprcprlxtlsn
bills because of the, amendments abolishing the U. 8. Commerce Court cnJ
those limltincr-fcivfl service employes to seven' yeap in office. . K '
U . . . i mum i ' , y; .
';. ' ; r , -i ; CArsoclated Pma Cabla ' ' ' '-7 ' ;- -.
WASHINGTON, O. Cn Aujust 12-Representatlve Oscar W Undirwcoi
leader of the House, wilt attempt to pass the wool tariff bill cy:r tvo
President's veto, and falling, in this willdesist1 In other tariff le;U:-ti3n
for, this' session of Congress. ; ' ' ' . --'
-i SYRACUSE," N. August 12-Ty. Cobb, th noted Tielder of tY. 3 C s.
troit American League team and champion batsman of: th$ le:;: v j
held up last night: by: three drunken. bandits while on his way to t: :r.;
road .station In an automobile. ' ' ' - :J. 'i--! v-..-',,
y Stopped at the -point of revolvers by the. three ' man, ths c
herd Jumped -from his machine, knocked one of the men cut with
cf his fist and .put another to rout.';
stabbed him several times, but the
injuries. .' - .-
Mrs; Cobb Was In the machine with'
' -TK :rr-' ! Associated
; WASHINGTON, d. &, August 12
ae'nsation in the 8enate by; declaring
Iwiv n iii'yMWii uu ihuku yi u mn incuiuui -
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f ff wl Ivllv VilltaW
rairons xo Lxieai qi w
Miles an Hour
An automobile load" of chorus girls
squealing Joyfully,, to ."speed 'er up
o. :: rf 7. ::.ir
Miller; proprietor of the Miller garage,
'at. midnight last nighUand he
ia -r, .t. thta ,rttiri hv
ii n'm rv,n n
L LT 1 wioi
ow,- .JL .
aiitomobile ioaded wItn mcmDe of a
t . , tteater in front of him In
bera of the same comnanr. wnicn naa :
been giving a performance at Leile-
Mntni-rTtn nriar Ar.ri wo af hf
regWence on KaIlf 8treet Kalihi, when
4V i j .v.iw i
1 UUUU Ul UUSl W Llllll ICOUIICU ll.Cli
fTlt. rvn n,..),!... mflAa a.,nnigh
ance, swirling along the road towards
tteld , te ln the after
noon. Knowing that ' the speeders
would be back in the evening, he took
up his stand at the side of the road
with his motorcycle ready.
Abreu Nails Miller.
Shortly after midnight the machines
came humming along the road and
Abreu waited until they passed at a
40-mile rate, when he jumped on his
motorcycle and gave chase. Abreu
was directly behind Miller's machine,
auu alter lacing ueuiuu miuci iwi
near, mI,c ne ht u witn Wm
in front offcthe Kamehameha Schools
Promotion governed the election of
officers of the Honolulu Stock and
I'nnH Vrhan at th. annual
VW. the ret.rtn, v,c,pre8l(ient
succeeding to the chair and the re-
tiring secretary to the vice-presidency.
The new gfiicers are as follows
Willie S)mnSnn At
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R. H. Trent- vice-president.
W. P. Roth, secretary.
Trent Trust Co., treasurer, succeed-
ing Hawaiian Trust Co.
a record year s Dusiness was re-
pprted by the retiring president, Al-
oerx jr. Along, nis valedictory letter
being as follows
Honolulu, T. H August 1, 1912.
To the Members of the Honolulu
Stock and Bond Exchange:
5T0LI. EXCHANGE T,IAUESRECCnD
Press cab!l "
Fires .Cable ; , . l; ;;..;
The third grappled with C;
baseball player received cr.ly
Press CabUJ . "' ;a ; '
- denator LaFolletta today crc;:l a
that official, spif a had cpsn:d r.;;i
II IV 1111 V j '
by Miller's car and -his time could not
be taken.'-" .-. , T . .; . ;. '.
r 'Miller pleaded gnilty when arraln-
ore Judge Monsarrat this morn
ing and was fined ' 110 ; and costs.
Judge Monsarrat declared that - the ;
fine imposed was due to the fact
fit, cff! :
nd pof been explained to tin and
appear in court to-state his case.
Colonel W; H i Wilder of t rtoflcUf
Barrackar narrowly escaped injury in .
an automobi Uc
au,li0 oW'6, ln - Which ,h . waaridlns
iuo .r m, whjii Yiwer,ww
InS ia the property of George -Wells -
;and was driven by Pnlawa. The oth-
. . . . . a m. . .
er car. which Is alleged to nave been
on the wrong side of the road, waa
nrlvpti Ht 1 Arafl '.-V ' V?
In discussing ' the accident,- George
MI want to straighten out the much
jumbled account of the accident ast
appeared in a morning paper. ' "r'
"A. A. Wilder 'was not in my car;
The only persons in my car were CoL
W. E. Wilder, commander at Lellehua,
and my cbauffeurwho waa driving the
car. At Kaipapa gulch a car drVea
by a Japanese chauffeur came speed-'
tns town wards, and on the wrong side
or the road.. My car waa " goin to
i-eilemja.- As my. chauffeur could nt
turn out ! there was a colllsioc. In
which my car suffered, some.? r V J
Gentlemen:-! present here with
my report for the year ending Au;:
gust 1, 1912. .The year Just closed";
has been one of the most sacce3S-' .
ful In the history of this Ex-.
change. We have held teventeen v
executive sessions There - haa ,
been one change made In our, con
stltutlon ; viz: the amendment" tf T
article VIII, regulating the apptl- . ,
cation of members. V- . ' y
During the year we have lost, '
three of the charter members of )
this Exchange; Mr. Armltage and r
Mr. Brown retiring- from active '
.brokerage business, and the third 1
through the death of the. late Mr, ;
James F. Morgan, , . - .
(Contlnsed on Fa-re 1)