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Kvening Bulletin, Est 1882. No. 5318.
Hawaiian 8tar, Vol. XX., No. 6359.
It lAGES.--!IC)XOLrLr, TKKKITOKY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, AUGUST lU,lli -U PAGES.
PRICE FIVE CENTS ;
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Ul u iii y L 1 1 ' Snapshots of Daring Wivers On. Track . ,IF17F frrrrrr-
Withdraws . His
?i(onoJulu; 'Acpust 19, 1912. ;
Editor i )Ionolulii StAr-lUlletin-.
Ulr: hand you herewith, a ' letter
te the public' which I would ask you i
to lilndlyunsert" In" your paper. ' -
: t Voura truly,' t ;;1 ;
Signed )Y v v; . :,. M."- DOWSETT.
Vo the Public::
"", In .view ; of the ; near approach
'of the ; preclpct, meetings 4 to be
held for nominating delegates to
the; coming ; Iterritorial . Conven
tion ajid In deference to those of
my friends who may be Interest
ing themselves In ' my. behalf, I
ieg' to announce that, - owing to
' ' the apparent Indifference lack of
I '; enthusiasm' ; and apathetic : attl-
' ; Xude "generally on the part fjt the
business, community;- of ; Honolulu
c toward . this : movement ! made in
.v ; all' sincerity ;for efficient govern-.;?
raent,; I now; decline to allow, ray . r
. -name tq - be 'brought before.1;, the x
Republican, Convention to be held
v'herenexcionth;V' a ?
:m Ivrntghtvlrtliafla consenting
to allow my; came .to .be, use4
was prompul to do to in the be-.,
C lief, that, the business: community
.' vould ' be'; undivided In Ihetr. sud-, ;
mM V 9 4tr. MHhMflAlf tltfi' fn 411(1
' j ' 1 have been' evidently inisled.'and
,1 regret that such ' it ) misunder
.'standing". could have, arisen
(Signed) JOHN U. t DOWSETT.
COmES TO BUILD
A mammoth', floating crane,' - for
which one of "the largest single con'
tracts ' connected with the Pearl Har
bor naval work was let, will soon be
-erected at .the new naval station
When cbmpleted the crane ; will be
one of the largest, at any navy yard,
"having a lifting capacity, of 150 tons.
, A. F. Case, engineer and superin
tendent of the Installation of the
crane for the .contractors, . the Well-
roan, Beaver, m organ co. or Cleveland,
0.1 arrived on the Sierra this morning
tor. look 'over -the ground and taake
. preliminary ? i arrangements for the
work. , -
- The- crane will be mounted on a
steel pontoon, 125 by 70 feet This
will be towed dpwn from San Fran
cisco,1 while-the parts of the super
structure will be shipped here and as
sembled at the harbor. The contract
price is $334,500. and the time limit
for 'delivery Ia Nof ember 1 or thie
year. . , The government has no imme
diate need for tne crane, however, and
as there "ill be no actual damages
'for delay,; the contractors will prob
ably not be held t to their forfeit of
$bo per aay arier. mat time.
V Miss .Helen. Hunt, a Seattle school
teacher,1 while ascending Mt. Rainier,
fell 500 feet and was dashed to death.
H. :,E.;H NORICK.LTO
"Merchant and Alakea v Phone 2648
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AX EXCITIXG MOMENT IN SATUR
Large - Crowd Sefes ' Speerjy
Contests at Kapiolani
With a rapid ,.; fire rattle -.... of ex-
hausts, and . a cloud of .oil ,smpke ; that
would hate done credit to a, Vander
bilt cup race, the first; real auto race
meet ever held In . Honolulu was suc
cessfully : run ori. .at, Kapiolani rarK
Saturday afternoon. vv. .Frour - very
angles the v meet ,asa.'aucce.',aa4
IbeJ-hewlyj organized iHdnoluluvAutCH
mobile Association deserves a lot "of
credit .for f , surmounting , many p.b:
staclea, thrown: in th .waj of .hey day's
sport; ftrnd for ' rising Vsuper tpr- to the
, knocking, that , emanated, from cer-
tala quarters; ' . ;t ....... '
To- beglhj wlth;ahere? (U acci
dents. This, considering the fact that
the Kapiolani trackis nnfenced, and
that the turns - are- opt banked offer
ing plenty of. chances .for a. car -to
shoot off into the crowd, speaks ,. well
for the activity of Sheriff Jarrett and
(Continued on Pag 7)
A reward for information leading
to the ' arrest and . coovjptlon o jthe
persons who pasted' brown ? wrapping
Daner dver .nosters advertising i the
auto races last Saturday Was orfered
today by Charles R. Frazier of the
Pioneer i Advertising Company, who
declares that he will have the persons
arrested no matter who they are
The matter has arisen over the an ti-
billboard fight being carried on in cer-
: .V V hrlrc , Af
mornig that-one of the promoters of
the meet, after it had been , represent
ed to them that if they kept the post
ers upon the billboards they .could
not get all the press publicity they
wanted, came to him last Saturday
and asked him to have the posters
I could not do it,". said Frazier to
day, "because my force was quitting
for Saturday afternoon and it was
too late. I did not know until this
morning that someone, had gone
around, on Saturday presumably, and
had the posters covered with other
"This act is a tresspass on private
property and a positive injury to le
gitimate business and I shall spare
no pains to make it warm far the
people who did ft."
Frhtier says that the act was done
without authorization from him. Hf
regards it as the act probably of
someone who has taken up the fight
NICHELSEN OF AIEA WINS .
STANLEY TENNIS TROPHY
Special St;ir-Bulletln Aerogram
HILO, August 191. O. Xichelsen.
of Aiea, won the Stanley Clark tennis
trophy at Olaa yesterday. .
Nichelsen met Dr. Fred Irwin in
the finals, and some splendid tennis
was shown on both sides before the
Aiea man finally came through with
ihe necessary games to win.
The Democrats of the senate agreed
in caucus to stand behind the La Fol
lette wool bill and ask the house for a
: mm m .
AiVD FKAZIER IS
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DAI'S AUTO MEET BUFFUM IX
'STARTER IV. D. WOOD IXSTRUCTIXp, THE BUICK CREW
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Hblv Ghbsf Festival Intersunt -
ed While' Priest and People
Fire broke out in the vicinity of
the Church of Our 'Lady o the Mount
in Kalihi Vralley yesterday afternoon
and threatened to destroy the build
ing and neighboring premises until
nQt. . ,'utt kui
lout rapidly-spreading blaze
Tho nvJaA H
The fire was discovered by Police
man James Olds, who was walking
near the church at the time. He
noticed a curl of blue smoke ascend
ing from a field of dead grass and
bushes adjacent to the church, and on
investigating found that the flames
were spreading from what had been
a bonfire left to burn by some resi
dent of the neighborhood.
The fire was increasing, and as.it
seemed to be spreading in the direc-
BIG SHORTAGE IN
Hack from an important bussines
tour which carried iim to the ship
ping market of the world, at Lon Ion,
Eng., President and General Manager
J. A. 'Kennedy of the Inter-lsiand
Steam Navigation Company was a re
turning passenger in the Oceanic
steamship Sierra this morning.
.Mr. Kennedy left Honolulu son.e
months ago for the purpose of con
ducting a careful investigation of
available tonnage to be operated ry
the Inter-Island as a coal and carpo
The head of the local steamship
company declined to state just what
progress had been made along the
lines of securing a new and big
freight steamer when approached by
a Star-Bulietin man who visited the
Sierra at quarantine this mornJng.
There is a great scarcity of tonnage j
, A. f ,
AMEBIAX ABOUT TO. PASS M'HEX
i Uon of the CQurcn-the policeman ran
I worshippers that the church would
be on fire in a moment. There was
ho panic, and in an instant service
was abandoned and priest and people
hurried outside to the field where the
flames were gaining in intensity and
spreading with increasing velocity.
Father Edmond took charge of the
Alf iiuf inn anil Aral r !twl Ilia noFifihinn. !
ers into a fire-fighting brigade. The i
women and children formed a bucket!
brigade from a nearby cottage, while
the men used sticks and clubs to beat
out the flames with.
Meanwhile Policeman Olds hurried j phasized by Representative Mann, in
to a telephone, where he notified the I opposing the rule which made the leg
fire department of the fire,, which was islatioh possible.
being rapidly brought under control. . it was a noteworthy fact that dur
Fire Chief Thurston arrived shortly J ing the near-riot in the houfee over the
after and assisted the church mem : leasing problem no member of the
bers in finishing the work of extin-. Hawaiian colony here appeared to
giflshing the flames, after which they protest against the suddenly develop
returned inside the church and con-1 ed proposition. Neither was there a
tinued with the interrupted religious . deluge of cablegrams from Honolulu
celebration. . . i ursine that action be deferred until
SAYS INTER-ISLAND HEAD
in the markets of Europe and on the
east co,ast of the United Statee, ad
mitted Mr. Kennedy.
"Every vessel available for freight
or passenger traffic is busy, and ship
brokers are confronted with a short
age in tonnage that is unprecedented
in the annals of shipping for many
years past," said the Inter-Island pres
ident. Inter-Island Seeks Large Cargo
When President Kennedy left Ho-1
nolulu on a mission towards securing
a cargo steamer, he made the an
nouncement that it was the intention
of the Inter-Island company to place
a large steamer in service, a vessel
of about -10.000 tons capacity, which
would be available for the transpor-
(Continued on Page 2)
BY IX BUICK. ' Photo by,: Gurrey
ii i ii u ir
J -WASHINGTON H, AUg,, e.-ae
leasing - of 'Water: rlghta 'oh the ' Bchp-
field military reservation' precipitated
amerry riot in' the houseiCani.'draT
tidn ; of the proposition; was", bi tirl y
opposed1- by Representative; Mann th.e
irepublican lealerv and be1 filibustered
to" prevent" action. ls efforts were
futile, sen Ing only to delay Ibjut ot,
prevent results.- A plan to- dispose; of
all surplus water was finally nailed
on the' general deficiency bill; -
' As Indicated in cablegrams' to the
Star-Bulletin the entire matter sprung
up without warning and dropped own
like a ton of Fompeuan Dricics on
broken-elevator. On July 26 Repre
sentative Fitzgerald- chairman of-the
committee on appropriations,'-' intro
duced a resolution making t in order
a nnnotlAV an nmanfrhanf T rKa-Aran
eral deficiency bill arranging ; a sys
tern of leasing7 for the' Schorteld. wafer
surplus. Tnis was aroppea . into tne
hopper and no attention was given It,
beyond the fact that the Starblle-
tin was advised by wire of its prcien
tation. Nobody here seemed ' to vbe
aware that such a plan was.' pending.
Several days later-the committee Von
rules met and favorably acted Ton the
Fitzgerald resolution. It was later
adopted by the house and subsequent
ly the legislation essential for the pur
pose of leasing water rights .was tack
ed oh to the general, deficiency bllL.
priations took action in the mattef.hna
not been learned. All such questions
heretofore have veen sent to either the
committee on military affairs or 'that
on Territories. This point was, em-
the wishes of citizens in the Territory
could be expressed.
j The whole matter looked to a lay
j man like the plan had been carefully
arranged and sKiurully executed.
Spwial Star-Bulletin Aerojrram
HILO, August 19. Owing to the
great drought prevailing on Htfwaii,
it is estimated that most of the sugar
mills are a month behind time, and
some will not finish grinding.
Mormons have spent $40,000 for
propaganding the faith by means of
moving pictures which will portray
the- history of the religion from itt in
ception to the present day.
ic With District Attornev'
. NEW YORK, '.N, August 19. am Schepps, the underworld vl:V
king, aeeuied of complicity In the R,os;nthal murder, arrived here tzii?t "
having betn brought from Hot Spring, Ark whei'e ht Was capturti. ..."
I v When Schepps'.arVlved, a sensatlcnaf attempt was macie. by .merntrra
Of Ke police force .to seize him.; buf. vDistrlct Attorney : ' Whitman a;;:r
critly ready for such a niove, hai his cwn men and Duma' dttectives li
readiness and the District AttofneyV. office stijl formally it In; pox:: v
ton of-the. prisoner, " ;';'-:'!;f l .i:'.' .;"l5, '' -; ', '.
vvXThe:-attBjntpl.'W' seize Schipps'lf btiieyecfltolbe ,'diie to the; break t '
tween Whltrnan's office and,,the : police over the Rosenthal jcai'r
.-,;:;..; , ; .... ; r . . -.-Vr lAiwocJated Preaa CabIJ .-; ;r- .. ; .. ' v -'
r WASHINGTON, O..Ch Aug. 19The joint conference ' 'committee cn
the naval appropriation bill today reached art agreement, to free;. -rimer. 3 a
bllf. appropriating money for one battleship of ;Jhe dreadnaujhj type, at a
cost not to- exceed ten millions of dollars. . - ' s ; . . ' ;
m jt.-'.'i - ...-..
L WASHINQXON DVCAuflust 19
f reached heiVitodayVcompletfngtHha
merit was mace notaoie by the pret -
five jtartf against eeai-nunung,. ,acccrgmg( to an executive crcrr t: j.m
r BERLIN," Germany,'4 August' 19AViator Audemar8, the French cr;: :,
i BRITISH OFFICER MURDERS FAMILY AflD SUICICiJ
t . r-LONDON, England, August 19, Hicks Murray, of the Critlth army, t
day. shot his wife, two daughters and himtelf in what It sup?:.:3 to ti a
fit of Jealous rage; ; He then killed himself; vy-i ' ; ; -
1 ; PESTILENCE FROM BATTLEFIELD yUi NICARAGUA
MANAGUA, Nicaragua," August : 19-Pestilence threatens the city bs- -cause'
of the presence of a thousand bodies . 'unburied on. the battlefUld ;,
since the fight between the rebel and federal' forces. ; :i
SENATE AGAIN PASSED JU DICIAL- APPROFRIATlOr.'S
''';-'rr,'''..' ; ; ' " ' . ' VI, -.'.- '. . . ,
; 1 WASHINGTON, D. Aug. 19. The Senate tdday repassed the JudI- j
clal appropriation bin, amended. . . ' '. . v '. :; '
1 1 r-.'-,: . ' ' '' fci ' - ;.;. .; ';:'. ..
BULL MOOSE CONVENTION IN CHICAGO COST 51CO0O.
. XHICAGO, IIU August. 19. The
convention is $19,403.
W HONOLULU. SAVS
E. Faxon Biahoo. nresIdenL of C.
Brewer & Co., Ltd. returned today
a vacation of thirty-odd days in San
Francisco. : Mr. Bishop safd to a Star-
Bulletin reporter .that there la noth
Ing now about the sugar tariff, the
matter being undoubtedly dead for
this session of Congress.
What may happen, in the event of
a Democratic administration and Con
gress, nobody can say," remarked Mr.
HEN'S WANDERLUST BREAKS
UP TWO HAPPY
One speckled, Plymouth Rock hen
with a nomadic disposition, broke up
a friendship of three years duration
between a Hawaiian and a Chinese,
spoiled a taro patch, nearly caused a
race riot In Palama last Thursday af
ternoon, and finally resulted In caus
ing Tong Hing, the last possessor of
the wandering fowl to be fined five
dollars and costs on a charge of petty
For three years Tong Hing and
Peter Akeau had lived side by side in
the Palama district, their respective
properties being separated by a nar
row taro patch Both kept chickens
and both owned a large collection of
Last Thursday afternoon, Akeau
claims, he missed one of his hens
and, armed with a search warrant,
invaded Tong Hing's 'premises and
claimed a speckled Plymouth Rock
New York Caused bv
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first flt;htfrc nt'Pirli.
ence o; a great crov4 ta ..
cost of the Progreulve
Cable da' Tage 11)
"At present the political -Jltuatloa
j on the mainjand
have down here
"Ve did not ' go away from the"
Coast, and we had a tery pleasant
time., 1 went to Bohemian Grove aad
, attended the Bohemian Club blgbjmkj.
wnere I . saw uie most , magniuceas.
stage spectacle I ever saw in my life.
It was ; In the performance of The '
Atonement of Pan, a play written by
Joe Redding, and the stage was flank-V.
ed with trees 250 feet high." V.
hen iiTTong Hing's flock as hU own,
Tong Hing was hailed :into court this
morning charged with larceny. , Hh
Peter 'Akeau aa complaining witness.
Two baakets full of fowls' the prop-'
erty or Tong Hing and Peter Akeau
respectively; presented as ; evidence
were In court, together with numer-
jous neighbors of the pair who took
i sides In the controversy. - V ;
Tong Hing claimed the ; fowl was.
hi3 and plead "not guilty.. Akeau
claimed the fowl was his and said.
thatvTong Hing was " gulltr of theft,
the neighbors applauded, 'the hens
cackled and Tong Hing's three-year-old
son added to the bedlam by fall
ing Into the court cuspidor; , '
After the neighbors had been sub
dued, the hens removed.' and Tons
Hing's young son . rescued from his
prison' by Attorney Curry, Judge Mon
sarrat found the defendant guilty and
fined him $5 and costs. ";,