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ErerJng Bulletin. Est 1882, No. 5327.
Hawaiian: SUr, VoL XX4 No. 6368.
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Prophesies Big Ditfch V
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i vTrade Route jn
. That there !s"no diplomatic signifi
cance to his tlslt to Japan 'other than
that carried with his office as special
envoy of th.e "United. States to the Mi
kado's JuneraL Is the . positive 6tate
taent cf Secretary of State Philander
C. Knox, who arrived in Honolulu
. this mornlr on the cruiser . Mary-
i land, v; ;?.;:;S-s,;.:.
VI am not on any ; diplomatic ' mis
sion to lhe Far East, said the Secret
tary to a Star-Bulletin reporter at the
' Moana' Hotel " soon - after, his arrival.
'l "am going" to' Japan solely to repre
sent the United States at the funeral
ceremonies; 5f the late Emperor, and
I . intend -to - return to - the - United
-States as soon as possible after tht
ceremonies' are completed. I am not
going to China to meet Prince Henry
of Prussia or, anyone else.. - - -V -i
Thrs jast denial was madeYwhen
Secretary Knox vras told, of the state
ment published ' in ' the Coast and
Easfcru ; papers, - , that added signifi
cance had teen given to his visit ; to
the Far East' by .the' announcement
that Prince Henry of Prussia, brother
of the Kaiser, was being sent to re
present Germany at the ohseQuies cf
the Mikado, and that following the
l iiftUi'il lylily ljuilll
J burial rites the Secretary was expect
T, - ed to wlsit China, and there confer
I Vith . Prince " Henry , over the' agree
tnent reached between .'the --United
: Stats and' Germany , regarding Amer
: jca'8 policy of "the open door In the
' new republic. v-.v; ' -
.' . Secretary1 'Knox's statement carried
"' also authoritative denial of the mmor
that while in Japan he would look in-
Special attention given to CARBU-
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Relations To Be
e Pa c t Looked
to - the : significance : of. the recently
announcedl ; Russo-Japanese pact . by
which - Japan and ; Russia, assume
control .of ; the"1 developments of! Mon
golia and - Manchuria in ' a harmonious
agreement. .i ;v;S;' v- ' h rv
V SecretarylKnox said that the rumor
was without foundation, and tbat , he
had no mission besides the mission of
mourning, either : secret or otherwise.
Sees ' Hawaii .from-Quarterdeck.".i': '
" The 'secretary . received his first
impressions ' of Hawaii at 5' o'clock
this morning; from the Quarterdeck of
the Maryland. At . 6:3p the cruiser
came alongside the navy dock, where
acting -Japanese ; Consul -Y M6ri,: in
full diplomatic - uniform, add accom
panied by a committee composed of
the Influential Japanese residents of
Honolulu, was waiting to receive him.
Territorial; ' Secretary ' EL rA; Mott
Smith,' accompanied by Norman Cour
tenay, priyate secretary to Governor
nirar Reynolds, Setrttary Knox, 5 jV5r Kansfcca Miner, cniet 01 tne civrsjoj ot ar tasjern ariair.ow m ?iar-iuiJ3ijn aaa rnsas c . 11. - .. . , ,
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Frear,1 arrived -.a few minutes .after j am looking -forward to seeing some
the ship docked to welcome the "Sec- thing of the island during "our short
retary officially, to Hawaii, and tof star, and there is "a good chance that
confer with uiin regarding the enter- we will stop here on our way back
tainment arrangements during the
brief siar. '
Solemnity cf Mission Recognized.
The nature of Secretary s Knox s
mission is such that " his visit here I
will natrually; not be marked by much
formality, and he will spend his time
in Hawaii quietly. ' The solemn duty
of coHvesing to Japan the grief of
America over the death of the Em
peroi makes Ms visit one when pomp
and ceremony are not in order, and
he Is naturally declining dinners, re-
i ceptions and other pudiic engage
ments. j Informal Reception on Deck,
i The Secretary held an informal re
nn thA puarterdeck. v.'here he
met Acting Consul Mori and members
! of? Japanese committee.- He and
.Mrs. Knox passed down the long line
j of frock-coated and silk-hatted Japan-
ese gentlemen, shaking- hands with j '
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' SECRETARY tfNOX : ; C
i; I N '1 NtERVIEW; TODA 3
UEIe f is 'not on - any diplomatic
J, mission" io Far East, and wilV
s urn' without vrsltlng China. , r
, . Declines to discuss canal poll-,
tlcs or Great Britain's protest v -v
.: ' Panacm. Canal . will be-, opened
4 .ahead pi time.' v V-.: ..,.v'
. Hawaii ;,lp prbfit i heavily : by
Q ntw trade ;rdute,v r,;.;"
' Great Britain more activeUhan$
& America" in merchant marine mat
S ters. ' : -iru'-
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every member - of the partyi" and cbai-
ting' inf ormallj of the trip across ana
the . prospective visit v here, j V ' ' h
- At about 8 'o'clock Secretary , and
Mrs. ; Knox, RearAdmiral Reynolds;
Mr. RansforM .MlUer, chief, of ; the Di
vision of Far-Eastern Affairs of the
State - Department, accompanied -by
Secretary Mott-Smith, went to the
Moana Hotel In a motor car, the Knox
party, having engaged a suite' of rooms
for .their, stay.
First Trip to' Honolulu.
TThis is my first trip to Honolulu,"
said Secretary Knox, -"and first im
pressions in this case are certainly
favorable ones. I got up at 5 o'clock
this morning to get; the full benefit
cf the approach at sunrise,-and I was
well repaid for the aflj rising. 1
Secretary. Fisher sails from San
Francisco on August 31st, and I told
him if he would be through with' his
work here, about the time of our .re
turn, we -would stop over and4-take
him hack in the Maryland with us.
If this necessitates, a stopover of a
few days, I, for one, will be well
Asked about the Panama Canal and
its effect oh Hawaii, .Secretary Knox
proved a fund of interesting Informa
tion, but : when .the conversation
touched on canal ' politics, he begged
to be excused from discussion. When
asked forhis opinion of Great Brit
ain's protest over the recent legisla
tion exempting American ships in the
coastwise, trade from tolls through
the canal- and thus . discriminating
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Quarrel f BetweeriVets Katl
: Schbf ield in : Process of
V - ISpeclal i Starrtulitlii Correspondence
SCHOFIELB BARRACKS. .August
ybrng, if sti" Field " "Artillery, 'con
vened at the headquarters of the First j
' Only, one of 'i thelTaccused' officers,
however -waa, v arraigned V by Lieut.
Harry; A. Vells, the Judge Advocate,
and v that-was Lester E. iViiiyonng,
.'who appeared before"lbe tribunal ac
companied by hla: counsel; Capt. Wil
liam ' R.-; Gibson. Second; Infantry, -and
Capt; RiM; Culler, Medical Corpse
The reading .of the charges, dls
closed the facMthatpr. Willyouns
was to be tried ,for conduct to ; th6
prejudice ; of good order and ; military
discipline , under v the sixty-second
article of war, or tie "Devil's Article,
as !tis called. "There were three
specif Ications.under the charge. The
first - alleged ; that the doctor v had
failed to comply with an ' order from
Cdlonel Mansfield issued some months
ago .wherein the accused was direct
ed; to. report to Dr. Vans Agnew as
the latter'8 assistant (The second
specification set forth that; Dr. Will
young had neglected to perform cer
tain duties imposed upon.; him con
cerning, the "quarantine for dogs r es
tablished by the '-commanding officer
cooperating , with the Agricultural De
partment of the ' Islands; while the
last and most serious charge alleged
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e!VUIC t V 7i oATli VhVr ' engaged in building a large school -in
of a semi-official article that ap- Nanchang, China. , -f . ; , ?.r.;. ;
peared te a service, journal Published Extenon t0 Kamehameha; U
in New York some time in October Mr. Peck having finally rcad at
of 1911 by claiming its authorship in the First National Bank, a SUr-BulIe-certain
conversatievs. tin reporteVound him - there and
Pleads -Not Guilty.' quesUoned him regarding his - trip In
A plea of 4tnot guilty was made by general and the Fort Kamehameha ex
Captaln Gibson and the trial began tension question in particular, r As
with the introducUon of Dr. - Vans statetj in this paper the otherolay, the
Agnew, a witness for the prosecu- matter.of that extension was a sealed
Hon. . Nothing sensational waa.devel- poo here, both to Mr. Peck's associ
oped In' the examination of Uie wit- atea and, to the- military authorities,
7" until his' return.. Mr. Peck .set;, the
(Continued -. Page ft matter ai rest promptly by saying-that
. " "r""-rcA the extension was to be made, r This
ROBERT LEWERS STRICKEN will addwo and a half miles to the
WITH PNEUMONIA; IN FRISCO
Robert Lewers, director of Lew era
& Cooke, 'Ltd., ana latner 01 Airs, at-
thur Wall, who Is 111 with pneumonia
in San Tancisco, accoramg 10 a caoe
message received from the mainland
yesieraay, is muoa oeiwr, wouicr
caDie 10 mai euen
ceived this morning.
S U G AR
sam PRANfino. Cal" Aue. 29.
S,ugar: 96 degrees test 4.23c Pre-
vious Quotation. 4.235c. Beets: 88
analysis,v41Si-5 l-2d.; parity, 4.42c
Previous quotation, 12s. 3d. I
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President of Transit Coi Be-
turns andi Discusses v; the iv
; I ; Plans for Extension ;
a it ti ttit nit tl Utrtiuitv
B J With the ; return of Teniiey B
B Peck,; president: of the Rapid B
K Transit Co. from Washington to, B
w day; . comes the . assurance that
B thel Pearl ;Harbpr Traction 'Corn-B
B pariy .: will . extend its, prdj ected B
B line t roi Pearl Harbor natval 8ta- B
,tIon, to . which the ' distance is B
B i miles from Fort' Shatter; 2 B
B miles farther, to Forti Kamehame- B
B ha at the entrance to Pearl Har- B
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iliTcyFecpresiderit of rtlie
Honolulu Rapid Transit and Ind Co.;
returned this morning- from Washing
ton, where he succeeded in getting
through Congress a franchise for, the
Pearl Harbor Traction Co. to build an
electric' railway from X the ' Kah3uiki
lerminus ot tne city rapid transit sys
tem, 'V close to '.l?ort Shatter to . Pearl
Harbor. From San Francisco , in the
steamer Manchuria Mr. Peck was ac
companied home by his family. Man
ager Ballentynev met them at: the
wharf with his auto and; drove them
to their residence. : After, that time
until nearly 2 o'clock this afternoon
neither his Rapid Transit nox his First
National Bank associates; 'nor ; even
any newspaper; man, could get a line
on Mr. Peck, because : he '- went right
out again to give a party of, steamer
friends a . motor excursion :. imnnit
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4. - . STOCK TO $1,500,000
At a meeting of Qnomea Su- f
4. gar Co. stockholders today,- it
4 was decided. to increase' the cap- -f
: ital stock 'from n.000,000 td'
' 11.500,000, leaving to be deter-
mined after November i; what
dividend on the new Stock
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: v DOUGLAS) ' Arl, Aug. 23. Thrts
hundred rebels, encamped Juit across
the border, have: mada demands that
Americans- Surrender the rich Amer
ican gold mine of Eltfgre. If the Mex
ican rebels should esptun this, ! they
cou!dc finance the revolution.
-Seventy Americans have armed
themselves to protect women and rhfl
dren. A small. force of about 1C0 fed
eral soldiers Is lending assistance, but
there are grave fears of a whe legale
massacre If the mine is not surren
dered -.and 'the. rebels -should attempt
Its capture. . ' , v'V' .;" v;:; -
Gen. Steever Sees Danger
Special Star-Bulletin Cable .'
WASHfNGTON, D.! CH Aug. 23-
General Steever, commanding troops
on th Mexican border,' reports from
El Paso that an Increase of U. S. cav
alry Is necessary on account of the
serious depredations of Mexican out
laws and guerillas. ; : rv y,
CHINESE BRIGANDS LOOT
BRITISH CUSTOMS STATION
Special; Star-Bulletin CableJ r 7
HONGKONG, China, Aug. 29.
Bands of armed outlaws have Invaded
British ; territory and ' seized ; the . cus
toms station. Guns and considerable
cash have been stolen. V .
CHINESE QUACK'S CURE
i KILLS GREAT SCULPTOR
- ; ; Special Star-BulfeUa Cable . ; ,
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 29. Louis
Potter, the famous New York sculptor,
whose specialty has been the modeling
ef . Alaska Indiana. I dead here from
septicaemia, the result of a painful
operation by a Chinese quack doctor; . ' 1,, '.' . , ;
wnieh Potter underwent In tha hflneat1 Secretary Fl3her s bOC-!:
Qf curing a lifelong skin disease.
'LEA BACK TO CHINA
Special Star-Bulletin Cable
: LOS ANGELES, CaU Aug. 29-Gen-
eral Homer Lea,; who has announced
his intention Of 'going out to' China
soon, is recovering from his severe
TAFT RESCINDED ORDER
1 BECAUSE OF CRITICISM?
u a. - CAasociated Press Cable l.
WASHINGTON, D. C August 23
Criticism of Secretary Knox's Central
American policy caused Taft -to re
scind ; his orders to send the, Tenth
Infantry to Nicaragua according to
statements; here today.
S,000. 3Iarines to Hanagnar
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Special Star-Bulletin Cable . ,
'WASHINGTON, D. X, Aug. 29
With the sending of 2000 marines Into
Managua next week, it is believed that
the Nlsaraguan outrages will be check
ed and .that the U. S. troops.wlll.be
I sufficient to auard all American Inter-
J ests and stop the disorders.
price five c::::-
Knives in C'
Associated Tr --
COLUMBUS, O., A.
line Beers, a worn -1 .
was arretted In th:
hotel here this rr.orr,'
two long, keen knivi:.
concealed in. her clc'.:
tohs room, .which' v.; :
corrld 0 r, w i th t h s i r .
tives have discovered,
him. Her actions, w:,
two secret ssrvlc s rr.n
captured-and the kr.lv:
her. TShe is plainly d:
comi::3 o;j f
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Vf-" " - Aasoclated rreus C.::?
; SAN FRANCISCO, Ci'.,
Secretary cf the Irtcri:.- 7 ':
rived here today on his .
wail to .Inveaticate th2 c r
Delegate Kuhio arair:1.
Frear and to look Into tv.; I
He will sail on the Chlyo
) Saturday ?for Honolulu
iChlyo lays him open to payment c!
the 200 extra passage ncn-y i:pc:o 1
j as a fine on foreign ve232lj czrryi-Z
passengers in the United Ctatc3cca L
1 wise trade, under - which tho Cm
I Francisco-Hawaii trip 13 Include 1 1:
j ls evident that Mr. FisLer is losing
no. time setting here.
TAFT DEFE? JDS VETOES
IN COLUMBUS STATEMENT
.Associated Prtsa Cablel x . '
: COLUMBUS O August 23. Pres
ident Taft today. In the ccur3s cf a
statement . made ; here, defendid t'.i
recent vetoes of Congressional m::
f ures, declaring he vetoed then fcr
conscientious scruples and that tr:
vetoes were necessary to check un
wise legislation .; O -
ROYALTY AT FUriEOAL"
of gen. v;;.;. coot;;
Associated iress calel
'R London; England,'' Aur-a
Representatives cf the royalty cf Z
rope and of .all the 'prominent r
publics today attended the f-rir-:
f the lata Gen. Booth, four
Salvation Army. , The
were Impressive. 4