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V:Miini; I'iulletiri. Kst. 1kh2.No. .".413.
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No. M",.
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PRICE FIVE CENTS
SERVIAN SUPPLY SHIP
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BIG I AIT
A 1 1 'i
Secretary Urges Increase of'
ctui:.u-:.-i u.. j
Establishment by Addition
of 3 Battleships a Year
POINTS 0UTN?ED OF
MANY OTHER CHANGES
Must Be Prepared To Meet All
Comers, Declares Navy's
(Associated J'rcss Mail Corresiond-o-i
i cr to' the Star-DulleMn ).'
The United States must i.ave a big- ,oa' er of the new movement that
per navy and must be prepared to' Icn thet Kepublican party in wain
men any chance of war in (he opln-! "J1. ";ade Democratic victory at the
icn of Secretary Meyer ct. the Navy 'n8 Inevitable will be present. The
lp ai tmcu-t. if it is to t picserve jtsinJriosc is to map out a plan of edu-
national afcty. In his amiuai re
port, made public today, Secretary
Meyer, pleads for three new battle !
ihips this year, and declares that
this country will soon fall rrom sec
ond to fourth place in relative stand-
mg of naval powers, if It continues
the policy of building oniy two shipJ
Ititcrnaticn.ai peace has been
brought no nearer, the seciecary dc
clarets, so far as a limitation of arm
.rnHiits is -concerned. To guard its
cra?t and protect its commercial ac-
oVt T i. 7 - - self. It follows that the conference
KTEKThiS. S3 llCaPfa;c "i may be a matter of great moment and
1 St Sr ruisorf-1 nirtance despite the slight tumb-f-orome
to Secretary Meyer. 1 be .. . " i
Li forome to Secretary Meyer. The
lreent strength, of the navy in bat-f
TfeshipB is about 33, but 4 ships will
toon be retired as obsolete.
Secretary Meyer's rejort. is a red
tal of the .development of t;ie navy
duiinc tlie past year, wiih few re
-o:n:rrndatiops beyond .taose contain
ed in his former reports. He givet
ciiief emphasis to his recommenda
jion that the navy be increased ac
cording to a program thai w..i keej
the nation in its presen: positioi.
nr.ong the world powers; and tin
Kiipgcsfion that Congress remove the
limit upon the amount oi money thai
can be tfjxmt for aviation and -per
nif the Navy to .ompete w;th like
establishments of. other nations in de
veloping aerial methods of defense.
Tor the coming year the Secretary
of the Navy urges that Congress ap
propriate .money for three battle
ships of the Dreadnaught class anC
for two cattle cruisers, sixteen des
troyers, six submarines, lio gun
bop.ts, and a fleet of auxiliaries -to in
chule transports, supply snips, tugs
(Continued on page 3.)
CARTOONIST FIGURES AS HERO
IN UNCONVENTIONAL RESCUE
rtterly ignoring the conventions.
Cartoonisf "Mike" Randall doffed his
floihrtf and jumped from the yacht
Helene yesterday afternoon and .pull
ed Iron the water Charlie -Bill, one
fl i he members of the crew.
A -crowd of young people, of which
.Randall was a member, went, down
to Pearl Harbor yesterday early in
ill morning and went aboard the
Hc'cne, which craft was pu under
anvass and headed lor Honolulu.
Muring the trip some of me- meii
climbet up to the gaff, and after
I hoy had come down, Charley Bill,
who has been taking caie 'of the
;uht Hawaii since the i ace, . went
up. "As he started to come down, he
slipjed and fell to the decii. severe
ly rritting the back -of his neck and,
injuring his right leg and army, be
lre he rolled over into t;ie water.1
The Helene whs unier a big
MHoa'J of canvass and whs making;
pood time, and as Bill fell overboard '
the fair members of the crowd i
screamed for the men. wno were
down bp-low playing the phonograph.
The men thought that it was a jok'V
but Randall came rushing upstairs.
Mid knowing that Bill could no.
swim, discarded his bathing suit and
ORIVE GATES, LAWN FURNITURE
H. E. HENDRICK, LTD.
Progressive Leader Reaches
Chicago to Attend Big Gath
ering of His Party to Lay
Plans for the Campaign of
the Coming Four Years
associated Vress Caole
Chicago, m., Dec. 3 Theodore
Roosevelt, former president of the
I United States, reached here today to
.attend the Bull Moose convention
leaded for tomorrow and Wednesday.
It is understood that plans for the
nmniinn that th new nartv will
wage during the next four years will
By C. S. ALBERT
Sicial Ktar-Flulietin Correspond" -m-p
WASHINGTON, D. C. Nov. 28.
The call of the unterrified Bull Moos
ors for a conference in Chicago De-
ember 10 and 11 has up to this time
attracted but little attention', it is
naturally j expected that all the chief
T " ..tt,,u
I Miing four years in order mat the
Tl?. ay n coiKroi In
iiJO auu seieci one ui men iiuiuuei
tor the Presidential nomination. -l
Although the announcement of the
-' . ! V. n t 1 n a w sv ri I i 11
" uf troV
?rctit l?e,re ,s "f"0,!0
lightly. The close call of Mr. Taft
for the regular nomination and the
unexpected wildfire spread of the Bull
I Mooje movement have not been for
I gotten. It is also fully realized that
1.1-1 I 1 1 1 1. 4a nAr. f fa.
ling of the political waves that is
j being produced thereby at present.
Just how many senators and repre
sentatives in Congress will attend is J
a subject of much speculation at l
present. Not many members of the
national legislature joined the Pro
gressive party duirng the recent cam
paign, and the results of the ballot
ing about three weeks ago, it is said,
have not helped in promoting rmuch.
Senators Dixon of Montana and
Poindexter of Washington are the on
ly members of the upper house of
Congress to make positive announce-
merits of their alleeiance to'the Pro
gresslve cause. Mr. Dixon was Col.
Roosevelt's campaign manager and
Mr. Poindexter represents a state
which elected two Progressives as
representatives at large. Other "in
surgent" Republican Senators have not
declared themselves out of the Repub
lican party and into the Progressive!
party. Senator Clapp of Minnesota i
has been expected to join it. but the
fact that Senator Nelson, running as
(Continued on Page 3.)
'.eaed into the water ami smarted to!
swim alter the man. By the time!
that Randall reached Bill, the boat i
was a loug way off. and i;ie saiior!
had already gone down twice, so th?j
lescuing artist started to swun wirli !
pitn toward the boat, which had 1
f.ommenced to swing -aboui. ami j
reached it after a short time. I
It is not known jus' how badly Biil 1
is hurt, but the injuries to his lej-j
and arm are liable to pro-, e nor.ous. .
lie was removed to the ..hospital..
BIRDS OF PREY
Card playing ceased to be' a popu
lar form "of amusement or method o!
whirling away the time during the
greater part of the six day voyage of
the Oceanic liner Sierra from San
Francisco to Honolulu.
! And this is why.
i Three professional gamblers, two
! men and a woman are declared to
! have traveled down from the Coast
to the islands in the popular linr.
(Continued from page two.)
Tn ii i iu i ii i ri
U HAWAII m
REMARKABLE SCENE SHOWING THE RELIGIOUS
CHARACTER OF PRESENT WAR IN BALKANS
, . 'W VV 1-
KISSING THE CROSS King Ferdinand. rhi"f of the United Armies of the Balkan states, at the' Thanks
giving service in the church of Santa Maria, Stara Zagora. This mot interesting religious service was held in
the church of Santa Maria at Stara Zagcra. the headquarters of ,he Bulgarian army. This was attended bv
King Ferdinand and his two sons, the Crown Brineo Ron's and Prince Cy.il. together with their staffs and the
greater -part of the civil population. The King and th two- Princes were received at the door of the church by
the Metropolitan, vested in cloth-of-gold and with silver initio. n Sofia, the cathedral and the churches were
filled with worshippers carrying lighted caud!- and the services a "Te Deuin" for th victory and a Reqrietn
for, the dead continued throughout tie niit. In tiie. d'-awing King Ferdinand is seen kissing the cross- near
him a i . his so"hs. .
W FOR TRIAL
ID LOCAL COURT
Law Br:c of 2000 Printed j
Parjcs for Cooper to
I lonolul't i ; .; in? its --inning.-, of
tl.r cli'hi ;tfot Spre kejs will case.
vi:ih iri'or.i iiro;i"ifv sold heie
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IIMi.l I. It ' ' JIM Mi fls"
'indrcds of thon-
isacls of pilars , rj to hitter !ia:r--d. ;!..'id fla-, niann.
The cont-st ' ' th" will of the lat- i p,rk!.u. j;, u ;,;f jn tr,:tn ,,f flerken's
C'aijs Sj.rr-kei.. lia 'Ken decided se- t(,I)f pi.f ;),;,,, )-,.tj- f ,-,., hi.- re
eral tinir.- in ,;ati Francisco, but the j volver thrm.li the la tier's .-.tomac'i.
ontcstan's .-re it it asain anrj fi!" ;is ' h l;.'.-d t!,.- tent, flap and s'ep
!Sa nt' t!v lmoiulu property By ; p-l it:o the i n : : : n " street
. r..t!e o'ca--i--i ;nr ha inu a wba k a' ; yi,,. hi"i: i;.. v. hirh fx-enrred riinrr-
. i! here. ; ly iiefdre 7 n'cioeK Ilii;iir,
It is tin! "V;- :!, it so If taat ,s un- wit ;jes d (.'. .-rai soidiers u ho
der attack- :' ii :icknow!dued by ; were ioiitmitri; and talking in
the contes'rtn' - 'I.- a perfectly 'm id , s t I'i "t . Hot!i .i.'il beloim-d In "W"
will !ut the it ':i'-i under the-- I'ompany, atui r a;i in t lie precinct?
wiil. To interpret" the trust tie- w.ill ; of that organization t hat the killiir;
-onies in t(r. so:e .-tuisti rjction. ! took p!a'-e Tie ui.rnen? (l.-rkin pre
A hearing d t !v matter was set for s-emed a fair t.-ij his fortuer friend
his afternoon W'tore Judge Coope-. ir v.- re ci-. .t. and fired a? poir.r
Counsel for t,he contetnts, Pros.srr. i blank nr,ur The stricken man drop
Anderson & Mar$. have received suu ' ped 'ii rns trai k.-. tlire" of ih" shots
diy volumes of bi iefs from San Fran- . hayipa taken eM' ct HacenTann nrad
Cisco, aggreaatinu one tnonsand paces; no attempt ro g-t a.vay. or to make
or thereabout. t further fi-onh!-'. and lias since main-
The Kaiser and Kaiserin of C'.r-! A coroner's iiujuesr is being held
many attended the chrir tening of 'the hod ay at the scene of the tragedy, by
heir to the grand duchy. The cei e-j Deputy Sheriff Oscar Cox. of Waia
mony was performed at Weimar. j lua, and it is expected that more de-
Mb mnr i
Private Gerken of F Company,
First Infantry, Shot Down by
Former Chum Mystery
Shrouds Cause of Shooting
j D-aTi:,- grim anl .-ihI'Jmi, stalked
! tiirou?'. iii" tnt cit ,of tii-e First
i Infantry, at Sehon.'ld : ra "ks las
'night, claiming Piiva'e 1i.nry (Jerken,
shot t) 11 i:r c.!l M" d h his erst-
while churn. a:;! !.: m companion, I'ri-
.paf" s. H.!j.eniann. for s.-:ne
cause unKrr''.-.ii to. all hu: the victim
and sU't-r. ti-je.r.isiiiii sudd-uilv turn-
i tained a
It n SI el
I tails of 'the affair will come out at
j the hearing.
I The funeral of Cerkin, who died at
;7:i;u last nisht, about half an hour
; after beinc struck, wiil be held this
afternoon at .' o'clock with the usual
' .'Military honors. The body will be
. taken to Honolulu until relatives can
be communicated with.
HURT AT THE
l.i'tit. H. ?i. 'i: onin'-i , Fifth 'av-al'-v
. suFferr- a -'.-;ras injury on S it
urday ait'iiiOon b reason or his
hoise falling at one ! the hurdles on
steeplechase conrs -. As th" ani
fell l.ieut. Croninuer was thrown
o the right of his mount and his
foot whs c;:i;i;iit in the stirrup
at the same thm- li i spur' I ecanie
entangle-) in the girth,
ant's left foot w;is rivre
and nearly every hone di.-locafed.
His condition was such that he was
transferred to the department hospital
at- Fort Shatter bv
(Continued on. Page 4)
Warns Monarchy That Only By Com
plete Extermination Of Serbs Can
She Win Her Way To Victory
Predicts Most Bitter Fight In History
Servian Newspapers Irritated by the Continued Massing of
Austrian -Troops Upon Their Country's Frontier- Believe
That Dual Monarchy Desires War r 'i '
VIENNA, Austria, December 9. The mist intense exe temept Ja mani
fest here over the report that the Austrian government has elzed one of
the supply ships loaded with provisions and ammunition for the Servian :
army. It is taken by most of those in authority to mean that' trie Qavertv
ment.has decided to proceed to extremes at once, and that it feels itself
strong enough to beat back any attacks which the Serbs and their Allies
may be able to make. ' ' 5
Dispatches from Belgrade are most alarming. The reported capture
of a Servian supply ship is taken by many responsible persons as the
equivalent of a declaration of war, especially when considered In connec- ;
tion with the massing of Austrian trcops upon the frontier, just across
from Berglare. ; Y
This accumulation of Austrian roops on the frontier has excited and
irritated the Servian newspapers ever, since it began, and they hava been
demanding action on the part of their government for several days now.
Not a few of the more conservative among them are asserting in their edi
torial sections, that Austria means to attick as soon as possible, and warn
the Dual Monarchy that the war, If it rhould come, will prove one of th
most deadly in the history of the world, an well as one .of the moat bit-' '
ter. Peace, they declare, can be mainatined by the northern kingdom ' ;
enly, and they ad that only by the somplete extermination of the entire
race of Servians can Austria hope to win a substantial victory. - 4 f , -
R0UMANIA STIRRING RESTLESSLY ; :;
f, BUCHAREST, ROUMANIA, Dec. 9. The long alienee which Roamanla
has maintained during the fight of he. sister Balkan states withv the Turk,
bid sfair to be broken soon. The King today atked the parliament v for
subsidies for more troops, and it is
so at once.
England To Increase Her
' LONDON, Dec. 9. Winston Chur;hill, lord of ths Admiralty today an
nounced that the contributions which, the colonies may make , to the Brlt
ih naval, fund will not make any difference in the amount of money the
Admiralty will require from the country during the coming year. fTha
imperial building plan will be carried out,Nand any contributions frenv the
colonies will probably be used to builJ ships for service in the waters of
the colony from which the funds come. ;
FOR MAHUKA LOT
Unless congress consents to make
an appropriation larger by about $100;
Ol'O than tne sum at present authoriz
ed by the Secretary of the Treasury,
the Manuka site cannot be purchased
for the location of the proposed fed
eral building in Honolulu. This much
is made plain today with the testi
mony of valuation experts in the las:
uf the Manuka site 'condemnation
bearing, in the U. S. district court.
In the three hearings already held
jrries have decided that the owners
of the various portions of the site
are entitled to and shall receive not
less than a total of $2.r6.rb', 82. t he
cf the Treasury authorized the dirf
trct attorney here to proceed to can
demn the Mibuka site and proceed to
purchase it for a sum of not more than
Of this authorized sum only
43.18 will remain after th cases al
ready decided, have been settled. The
last portion of the site, however, still
remains without a value fixed by
court, it Ts the property occupied
by K. O. Hall & Son. said to be the
most valuable parcel of the entire,
lot. and the testimony of Kxnert R. R.
Reidford this morning indicated that j increase of 11 per cent over last year,
the balance from the amount author- 'Hnl In previous weeks the gains have
ized by the Secretarv of the Treas-!ee correspondingly good. Our for-,
urv will be greatly inadequate. i'sn trade returns have broken all
Reidford declared this morninc on records, antf the fota.1 for the year
the witness stand that the present promise to reach the huge sum of $4.
alue of the interest of the Austin oflO ,nro,Mio. jn the last ten months
estate, which is the lessor of the I new building operations have been es-
land and building, is worth today the
sum of 5155,000, in round figures, or
$150.0t9.R5, in exact figures. At least
this is the conclusion he has rea-ched
by his method of arriving at valuations.
This does not include the value of count, however. Mere a?; ..."vlty is too
the interest of K. O. Hall & Son. the often mistaken for prosperity. The
lessees, which is not included in th increased cost of living-Juts become
present hearing but will be determ- quite as serious a matter of business
ined in a suit eoming later. life as in private life. Profits in many
Rtidford figured that the exact cases show no such appreciable gain
value of the building and land at the as gross results, and in an increasing
corner of King and Fort, streets is number of cases profits are declining
5233.637.50. Rut at the time the con- and rapidly running toward the van
demnation suit was filed. December ishing point. This is- strikingly illus
2"!. irlo, the Austin estate's interest trftted in railroad reports, which pre-.'
;sent relatively poor net returns con-;
(Continued on page 3.) sidering the heavy-gains in gross.
probable that the legislature will do
"Thanksgiving week found the na
tion enjoying many reasons for ; a
genuine giving of thanks," says llenryi
Clews of New York In his special let-,
ter of November 30. "We hare had
a period of exceptional prosperity; a
big and profitable harvest Insuring its
continuance for at least another sea
son. The stimulus thus obtained from
nature's bounty is giving fresh lif
lo every channel of industry. Nor is
this all. Social and political discon
tent are abating, and the country is
promised a rest from demagogues and
professional agitators. For this, too;
we must be profoundly thankful.
"So far as volume is concerned
business conditions in the United
States are eminently satisfactory.
Clearing house returns are running
ahead of last year at the rate of from
10 to 14 per cent per week, the gains
I being lit erally distributed in all parts
!of the country, although the largest
percentage of increase is usually
shown in the big crop growing states.
Railroad earnings are showing most
flattering results. In a number of In
stances our great systems have mani
fested surprisingly heavy gains in
gross returns; the result of course of
heavy traffic, stimulated by a rich har
vest. In the second week of No-:
vcmber thirty-seven roads reported an
timated at $X21,0'0,r: .-,., against $757.-
mm.OO two years ago. Many other in
stances could be added showing out
unprecedented business activity, but
these are sufficiently convincing.
"There i? another sid to the ac-