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HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIX, THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 1912.
Three hundred thousand pounds of
refrigerated beef, destined for Hono
lulu and consigned to the J or I quar
termaster department of the United
States array, is due to arrive hre
with the Oceanic liner Ventura, that is
expected to come . to berth at the
Oceanic wharf at an early hcu.- to
' The meat come.? from Australia and
represent one c; the largest ship
ment of this coniixcdity u le receiv
ed here in a long time. .
' A wireless me3.jCRe from t'ae Ven
tura, received at the agency of C.
Brewer & Co. this morning, states that
the vessel was 484 miles off port at
8 o'clock last evening and is bringing
eight passengers for Honolulu. In ad
dition td the large amount of cold
storage provision, the Ventura will be
discharged of twenty tons miscella
' A, very graall number of passengers
have been booekd for the Coast in the
liner, which will depart for San Fran
cisco . tomorrow evening. While the
Ventura sailed from Sydney, N. S. W.,
.with accommodation for about two
hundred .additional passengers, less
than a score of Jatendlng travelers
have so far engaged passage to San
Francisco from Honolulu. "
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Aged Customs Officer Passes Away.
James Makaeba, who for the past
trenty years has been identified with
the Honolulu cuttoms service, In the
capacity of inspector, and later a care
taker, of the building-and grounds,
. died at his home at Waikiki, yesterday
morning. ' j
. Makaeba, entered the service while
the customs was under the monarchy,
lie remained with the department de
spite the several changes o, adminis
tration. ' X'v ';' -
- For the past year, the deceased has
teen obliged to cease his. labors be
cause of Infirmities. . Death resulted
from pneumonia. The deceased" leaves
a wife and family to mourn bis loss.
Withdraws from Mexicarv-Pacifjc . 1
The withdrawal is announced of the
Canadian-Mexican, liner . Uhsdale,
"which for several years has. been en
raged in transporting cargoes along
the Pacific Coast, making Vancouver,
B. C, a terminal. This vessel has
been purchased by - Japanese. The
abandonment of this field by . the Canadian-Mexican
line. leaves a territory
open- for the ; 'Harrison Direct line
which up to some weeks ago, includ
ed Honolulu, as a porC of call for
steamers .in the round the world
- trade. , -
2lissonrIan lo Shift io Xw Wharf. v
"There is a. vast amount of cargo in
the r American-Hawaiian freighter
Missourian and thatSres8elwlllthee
fore shift from the railway to the new
Richards street wharf, before the last
of the freight has been removed. It is
the present Intention tb dispatch , the
vessel for island ports, including Ka
bul ul. Port Allen. and Hilo, tomorrow
night'. The Missourian s to "load ap
proximately 12,000 tons sugar and
other lines of island products, before
proceeding ' to Salina. Cruz.'
AVilhelmlna For Hilo Tomorrow.
; Forty passengers will depart for
Ililo In the Watson Navigation steam
er; Wilbelmlna tomorrow evening. The
vessel la to be discharged of about a
ttousand tons cargo, and will return
to Honolulu Monday morning. '
The liner is expected will depart
Icr San Francisco at ten o'clock Wed
iuday. morning, taking sixty ao
passengers,' and a .fair, shipment ot
sugar and others lines of Hawaiian
products..-.-. , -' : ..-
.- ;;,v .to - '
Tersla to Arrive SaturJay Morning.
The 'Pacific Mail liner Persia is to
arrive from the . Coast , on . Saturday
morning. The vessel,,.being of foreign
register, will .brings, no cargo. H.
Hackfeld & Co. have be&n advised that
the vessel will require 659 tons coal
in, order to complete the passage to
Hongkong by the way of Japan ports.
It is expected that the Persia will be
dispatched for f t!:e Orient about ' 5
o'clock Saturday, evening.
. Mayor J, J.. Fern visited the several
Inter-Island wharves, and vessels on
Tuesday '. and , left neatly engrossed
cards, extending a greeting to the men
that '. go down to the sea in ships.
"Hiisoner" was some years ago an. In-.
ter-IsJand. man. He knows the serv
ice, from one end to the other. "Uncle
Joe's" visits to the shipping district of
the city are always productive of much
good feeling and cheer.
- Tf ntora's Be port
The following tireless message has
been, received from the Oceanic S. S.
Co.'s Ventura, . bound for Honolulu
from Sydney and way ports:
S, S. VENTURA, at sea, Dec 23.
: 4S4 .miles from port; 6 second cabin
passengers; 2 stceraga passengers; 20
tons general cargo for Honolulu; 200
tons frozen meet Will arrive off port
C:S0 a. m. FriJcy morning.
Oil Tanker Ge! Qjick Dispatch.
The steamer Santa Maria now at
, the port where 42,vK)0 barrels fuel oil
are to be. pninpzj will be. given a
prompt' dispatch to .San Francisco.
The vessel arrived yesterday and pro
ceeded to the railway wharf. Two
hundred druirs of gasoline also arriv
ed in the tanSer. . The vessel halls
from Port, Hartford. . ..
HAVE YOUR BAGGAGE HANDLED BY RELIABLE BAGGAGE-MEN
H .11 Ai
j tine Aurora, after eighty-four days at
J Kea, were obliged to view Honolulu
from ..afar. Captain Sarauelson, mas
ter, of the vessel that carries seven
teen hundred tons Australian coal.
destined for san Francisco, is not
taking any possible chance of losing
bin crew, through the tempting al
lurements offered by a visit ashore.
Several cables have passed between
tho skipper and his representatlvs on
the coast with a view of having the
coal discharged at Honolulu, but so
far without success.
The American barkentine Aurora,
from Newcastle, N. S. W., came to
anchor off the port late Tuesday af
ternoon. Captain Samuelsen is here
irainly for provisions, s sufficient .to
carry his vessel to San Francisco, to
which port the coal; is consigned.
Hind. liolph & Co. are the coast
egents for the vessel.
The passage from , the Antipodes
was a long and tedious one owing to
a Fuccessioi of calms interspersed by
strong winds and gales. A number of
shipwrights left Honolulu" for the ves
sel this morning to effect some minor
repairs tb a donkey engine, and also
to recaulk a portion of the wind jam
mer above the waterllne.
- It Is the present Intention to dis
patch the Aurora for the Pacific Coast
this evening or tomorrow morning,
The vessel will not, be. brought inside
1 he harbor, all supplies and provisions
being sent to the ship as she rides at
inchor Off the entrance to the chan
Fighting Shy of Panama Trade
Not a single hid has been received
by the Postof flee Department under
the advertisement for proposals to
carry the mails to Panama by steaMer
after the opening of the canal.
Bernard N. Baker, of Baltimore, the
man who started the "Money trust"
probe by declaring that the Money
trust had. foiled his plans for bidding
last year, ' didnot put in ' a bid .this
year. His failure to submit any sort
of a proposal was a disappointment to
Postmaster General Hitchcock, who
practically had bids advertised for his
benefit i A : .:, '
More than a year ago, the Postoffice
Department advertised extensively for
bids to carry the mails under sub
sidy, on two or more routes, on both
the Atlantic and . Pacific coasts.
Mr. Baker conferred 'with fcie de
partment ..and announced, plans for
the organization of a big company' to
operate ' steamers on both coasts and
through the canal. One of the. routes
was to be operated from Baltimore
and Chesapeake bay: When Novem
ber 25, 1911, the date for bids, rolled
around, however, no bids for service
were received. The "- Postof flee" -De-partment
was,4i8appolnted. v v . ;
."Mh'Bdker then-nttaJned rauch'pub-
licity by declaring that his failure to
get his company properly organized
was through the opposition and re
strictions thrown in his way by the
"Money trust" 1 It was largely on his
allegations that the Department ; of
Justice and Congress undertook the
Money trust investigations which is
Japanese Line To The Atlantic.
SEATTLE, December 6. Plans for
complete reorganization of the fleets
of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha were an
nounced today by officers of the liner
Yokohama Maru upon her arrival from
tho Orient The veisels now engaged
in the transpacific service the Inaba
Maru, Sado Maru, Yokohama Maru
and Awa Maru will be transferred to
the Pacific Island service and five
DPOO-ton steamships now used in the
European trade will be operated on
the Seattle-Yokohama run.
: Iwo 10,000-ton liners for. the Euro
pean service are under construction,
and work will soon be begun on three
more 13,000-ton vessels. Plans are also
beinb made to operate a line of steam
ships between Japan and Atlantic
Coast ports via the Panama canal,
calls to be made at Baltimore, Phila
delphia, New York and Boston. Two
representatives of the Nippon Yusen
Kaisha are now in the East arranging
for docing facilities at New York and
Colombian Believed to Have Sailed.
The American-Hawaiian freighter
Columbian is believed , to have sailed
from Seattle and Tacoma for Honolu
lu and the islands yesterday. This
vessel is understood to be bringing
down a large general cargo, a portion
of which was transhipped at Tehuan
Few to Travel on the China.
Few passengers have booked at the
agency of H. Hackfeld & Co. for the
Pacific' Mail liner China, which is to
be dispatched for the Coast on Dec.
30th. The China is en route from the
Orient with 250 tons cargo for dis
charge at Honolulu.
Hall Made Special Trip From Kauai.
The Inter-Island tteamer W. O. Hall
returned from the Garden Island yes
terday bringing a shipment of sugar
and sundries. According to her officers
rough weather prevented the landing
of freight and pasengcrs at Nawiliwiii
Strong Winds At Waimea.
During the visit of the Inter-Island
steamer Niihau at Kauai ports that
vestel encountered heavy winds at
Waimea. . The Niihau returned to port
yesterday with 1500 sacks sugar and a
small assortment of sundries, i
ARMY WOMEN CANT STAY
AT FORT KAMEHAMEHA NOW
" $ -
Thatjlhe Seventy-fifth Company 'of will probably have .to be quartered in
Coast Artillery, which ha been or-! lhe cIt'-
a.a T-ai&,l0mv,0 nn nrrlvai! -No preparations are being made at
irom the Coast on the next transport,
will be fairly comfortable in camp
there, was established by a careful
examination of that reservation, made
last Tuesday by Lieutenant-Colonel
Campbell, and Majors Wooten and
Conklin. There is good ground, slight
ly raised, near the gun battery, and
this provides ample space for one com
pany to pitch its tents, there being
ouarters in the battery itself which
could be used by the officers.
However, while officers and enlist
ed men can shift for themselves fair
ly well under the existing condition?,
there is absolutely ho provision at
Kamehameha for any women and if
any of the officers of the company are
family men, their wives and children
TIDES SUN AND MOON
f f MP
Full moon Dec. 23 at. 5:59 a. m
VESSELS ,T0 AND
FROM ;THE: ISLANDS
Speei4 i Cable to" DLerdumts'
-..-.'"' .Exchange "'- v.".-:-.-.
TlmrtilaT. Ter. 2fi. -
wwr-ATf'.W.-tjr s W- f?alled: t)ec'
22, S. S; Harlesdenfor Honolulu.
SAN FrtANCISCa , Sailed;- Dec 24
'r n m : a s ; Honolulan.. for ono-
SAN-DIEGO Sailed, Dec. 24, Bark
Nuuanu, for Honolulu. .
Arrived, Dec. 25, schr.
from.Kahuluf,. Dec. 12.
Arrived. Dec. 25, schr,
hence . Dec.; 10. ;
S. S VENTURA Arrives from Syd
ney at 8:30 vam-s Friday and sails
for San Francisco in the afternoon;
'6 cabin and 2 steerage passengers;
20 tons general and 200 tons cold
storage cargo for "Honolulu. ,
S. S. PERSIA Arrives from Sani
D in h
Deo. m. p.m. p.m. m.
34 5-3 3 J 8 51 11.16
24 4 16 2 4 3.55 9.15 3 00
. i.00 8.3 4 52 9.57,1 t i
S 5.45 8 3 5.i5 I0.4i 1.17
27 t 2.1 TAl 8.09 11.41
18 : w i s 2.47! -
29 1.54 1.6 95&J 3Jn 0.56
5 I 3f
6.37 5.87 6.56
6.37 SJt 7.26
i3J7j 5.89 8.32
6.371 S.89 9 37
Francisco 7.1 a. m.: Saturday and will."' nuuoiuiu uu cutnu jwiwi uis-
sailfor Yokohama probably in the
afternoon same day. ; r , ,
Once again Duke KahananToku,.
champion swimmer of Hawaii, has
i i v.: i -' -,i;a nf
a part of the United States." as tho
head of the Carnegie Hero fund is re-
ported to have ruled, he is not in line
for a Carnegie medal
It happened this, way: ..Yesterday
afternoon Duke - was lolling on the
beach at the Outrigger Club, watch-
ing a bevy 6t maidens disporting in
the surf about a hundred yards from
the shore. Suddenly his attention
was attracted by screams which came
from their direction, and as heJook-
ed closer, he saw one of them appar-
ently going down for the last time
while her friends called : frantically I
Diving into the water, Duke broke
another record and swam to the place
wnere the girl had gone down, pulled ,
her up above the surface, and started j
for shore. The girl was apparently !
unhurt except for a few mouthfuls of i
A . '
wtiici, aiiu il v aa unci naius icmucu
that she had stepped in a hoffe where
tne water was considerably over her
head. The name of the young lady
who was the rescued was not learned,
but it is understood that ' she is a
teacher in the Normal School.
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Per str. Claudine, for Lahaina and
Kahului norts. Dec. 27. Mrs. F. H.
Cousin. Miss Isabelle Sherman. Miss
Judd, Mrs. A. F. Judd, D. H. Case, Mr.
Krause, C. G. Livington.
Per str. Mauna Kea, for. Hilo, via
way ports, Dec. 27. Rev. A. V.
Soares. Mies Alice Soares, Miss Kate
Mclntyre, Miss H. Burton. Miss L.
Gill, Miss S. Eubank, Miss B. Chapel.
Miss S. Stockwather, Julian Monsar
rat, Mrs. H. Letter, Mrs, A. Garten
berg, L. Severance, T. N. Neal.
Per str. Kinau, for Kauai ports,
Dec. 31. C. S. Dole, Charlotte Stew
art. Per str. Kiiauea, for Kona and Kau
ports, Jan. 3. Miss II. McWayne, R.
Mails are due from the following
points as follows:
San Francisco Persia, Dec. 28 .
Victoria Zealandia, Jan. 1.
Colonies Ventura, Dec. 27.
Yokohama China, Dec. 31.
Mails will depart for the following
points as follows:
Yokohama Persia, Dec. 2S.
Vancouver Marama. Dec. 31.
Colonies Zealandia, Jan. 1.
San Francisco Ventura, Dec. 27.
rnnn urii n il ikttn 'n, i
Fort Fluger for the reception of .the
two additional companies, for the
reason that no official word has been
received as to their coming. Major
Timberlake, however, has received a
personal .letter from one of the offi
cers, saying that he was ordered to
Ruger, and the war department or di
vision order is looked for by the next
mail. What to do with the troops is
a problem, fbr there is no available
camp site except the parade ground.
and to have men in camp directly in
front of the officers' line would be
highly objectionable. It has been sug
gested that the two new companies be
camped inside the Diamond Head era
ter, and while this would be more like
imprisonment than barracks life, there
is a possibility that it will be done
Two Filipinos, laborers at Waima-
nalo sugar plantation, on windward
Oahu, are inmates of Queen's Hospital
today, each bearing wounds inflicted
by 32-caliber revolvers, the trouble
arising over attentions bestowed upon
a woman of the same nationality, who
13 alleged to have been married to one
of the participants in the affray.
Pedro de Surrao, husband of the
! rather petite Filipina, who succeeded
'in arousing the "green-eyed monster,"
ihad a bullet extracted from his right
1 thigh last night, the operation being
performed by Asst. City and County
I Jose Almonde, who is declared to
have been an "amigo" obe man and
woman all parties hailing from the
pines ' received a bad wound in his
right hand as well as stopping the
progress of a leaden missile with his
The trouble occurred some little dis
tance from the office of the planta
tion. Jealousy is said to have existed
between the two men for some days.
Yesterday morning, some words in
choice Tagalog were-passed, when, it
is alleged, without warning the guns
flashed and an exchange of shots fol
lowed. The shooting was promptly reported
paicnea uepuiy uose tome scene.. ine
injuredFiUplnos were-hurried to the
i34 beiugeljT i X Vjiagss. ,
: Pending the recovery of the men,, no
charge has been entered against the
Wmu iff in fi f
Maud Powell, world-famous mistress
of the violin, i3 also mistress of the
The talented violinist yesterday
th .little Hawaiian "music-box, and
at is more, she played it well. It
-t the malih ni Christmas tree,
-nd few who saw the lady strumming
the short strings knew that those
same deft fingers have conquered the
most difficult yiolin compositions
ever written until Maud Powell s vio-
n playing is synonymous with bnl-
Madame Powell was caught by Bo-
lne. the moving picture man, on one
of flying reels as she played the
ukulele. - . ,.
At sea since October 1st, when the
American barkentine Aurora cleared
the port of' Newcastle, N. S. W., Cap
iairi Sanderson, roaster of the vessel
decided that his stock of provisions
was rather low to continue the voy
age to San Francisco. The barken
tine was sighted off Diamond Head
Tuesday morning and it was some time
t before the identity of the stransjer
jws made known. The Aurora with
1T3 tons ccal is destined for Saa
Francisco. The fuel is consigned to
Hind, Rolph & Company.
' The vessel is expected will remain
here for a couple of days while re
pairs are made to seams that opened
above the watcrline and near the
Sherman arrived Manila, Dec. ?.
Warren, stationed at the Philippines.
Thomas, from Honolulu for Guam and
Manila, Dec. 14.
Dix, from Honolulu for Manila,
sailed Dec. 8.
The Inter-Island Steam Navigation
Company has announced th:it no
freight will be n-coie.-l nt any of the
wharves on New Year ., Diy. The
hagshi-j Mauna Kea is fi?!ied;'.'.ed to
depart for Hilo and way j-orts at 10
o'clock Wednesdav, Jan. 1. bu. all
cargo intended fur this vti?r l 'must i
be at the wharf not later thun ure
close of business Tuesday, Dec. 31.
BULLETS LAID LOW
Rooming house to buy or lease. Must
be in good locality. Address Cres
saty, Cunha FIdg. Phone 41-17.
One or two karat diamond ring; must
be a bargain. Address Cressaty,
Cunha BIdg. Phone 4147.
FOR: SALE. . '
House and lot, 60130. nicely situated
In select part of Maklki District,
near carline. Cheap. Wayman, 15
Magoon Bldg.. Phone 3614.
. k5427-3m. f
A gentleman experienced in the gro
cery, also in the hotel and banking
business, desires a position of any
kind you may have vacant: Salary
no object. Speak French. English
and a little Spanish. Can keepac
counts of any sort; thoroughly hon
est and sober. Being stranger in
your community, tase this means
to reach you. Bank references. Ad
dress -Phil. this office..
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Be It Resolved by the Board of Su
pervisors of the City and County of
Honolulu. Territory of Hawaii, that
the sum of Eight Hundred Dollars
( $800.00) . be otnd the same Is hereby
appropriated out of all moneys in the
General Fund of the Treasury for an
account known, as "Advertising." '
Presented by Supervisor
EBEN P. LOW,
Honolulu, December 17, 1912.
Approved this 24th day of Decem
ber, A. D. 1912. -:
JOSEPH J. FERN,
0127 Dec 26, 27, 28
Sealed Tenders will be received by
the Superintendent of Public Works
up until 12 Noon of Wednesday, Jan
uary 8, 1913, for constructing concrete
pipe culverts in Makikl, City and
County of Honolulu.
Plans, specifications and blank
forms for proposal are on file in the
office of the Superintendent of Public
Works, Capitol Building.
The Superintendent of Public Works
reserves the rlght to reject any or all
H. K.. BISHOP,
Superintendent of Public Works.
Honolulu December 26, 1912. .
CARD OF THANKS.
Mr. Gosling and family desire tb
thank all kind friends and acquaint
ances for their expressions of sympa
thy in their .sad bereavement adver
tisement. WANTED: One subinspector at $5.04
per diem. A competitive examination
will be held at the U. S. Naval Sta
tion, Hawaii, Honolulu, T. H., January
10, 1913, for the purpose of filling the
above position. For further informa
tion address, Gommandant, U. '3. Na
val Station, Hawaii. Honolulu, T. H,
HONOLULU LQPGE No. 409, F.&A.M.
There will be a special meeting of
Honolulu Lodge No. 409, F. & A. M.,
at its lodge room. Masonic Temple,
corner of Hotel and Alakea Streets;
THIS (Thursday) EVENING, decem
ber 26. 1912, at 7:30 o'clock.
INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS.
Members of Honolulu Lodge, Oce
anic Lodge and all visiting brethren
are fraternally invited to attend.
By order of the W. M.
CHAS. F. MURRAY,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Estate of Siu Tin Won, also known
as When Bow.
"The undersigned having been ap
pointed the administrator, with the
will annexed, of the estate of Siu Tin
Won, also known as When Bow, late
of Honolulu," Territory of Hawaii,
hereby gives' notice to all creditors
having claims against said estate to
present the same, duly authenticated
'even though the same be secured by
irortgage), to him, care City Mill
Company, Limited, Honolulu, or at
the office of Castle & Withington, at
torneys at law, No. 12"-131 Merchant
St., Honolulu, within six (6) months
from the date hereof, or the same will
be forever barred.
Parties indebted to the said estate
are requested to make immediate
payment to the undersigned at his
office, eare. City Mill Company, L!m-i
ited. Honolulu, or at the office of
Castle & Withington as above.
Dated, Honolulu, T. H. December
SIU SHIN HING,
Administrator, with the will annexed,
of the Estate of Siu Tin Won, also
known as When Bow.
.'.427 Dec. 26, Jan. 2, 9. 16. 23. 30.
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Willett & Cray, under date of De
cember 12, report a visible supply of
raw sugar of 1,766,108 tons, against
1,298,565 tons last year, or . an in
crease of 467,453 tons. Their review
of the raw sugar market, partly antici
pated hero by cable, is in part, as fol
lows: . ' '.;'-V
"The quotation for 96 degrees cen
trifugals remained steady at 4.05c. per
lb. until Tuesday when a sale for De
cember, clearance from Cuba came
within the time limit for spot market
quotations at 3.92c per lb. Hereafter
sales of new crop sugars will' govern
the market price. , . !
"Present w sales, basis of new crop
sugars, are at 216c c. & f. (3.92c.)
for December clearances, 2c. c - &
f. (3.735c.) for first half January and
24c. c. & f. (2.61c.) for all January
"The first arrivals of new crop
sugars should come in next week and
thereafter be in increasing , supply.
v. -.: '
Ji AidL it
r a l- L j i- : ; i i
Is quite the largest in its
line because of the quality
of the goods and prompt
delivery. . You can get its on
W. C. PEACOCK &C0.,
Wine and Liquor Merchants,
Merchant near Fort
thus ending, the prevailing scarcity of
immediate requirements which is
keeping many,, of the refineries closed
down. . '. : . -
j"We gave, on October 24; 1912, our
preliminary estimate of the new Cuba
crop, a possible 200,009 ; tons, with a
certainty of 2,100,000 tons.
"Our recent advices from , estates,
showing favorable weather,' good ftrgar
contents, etc., enable us now td print
herewith our first estimate of ,this
crop at 2,250,000 tons. !
' "We also give the first estimate of
Messrs. Gnma-Mejer, ' 2,281,857 tons
and of Mr. Himely,' 228,000 tons In
any event, the crop promises a mini
mum surplus of 350,0uU tons over last
year. .,'. . .:'- ':" ''':.; .
"Weather conditions .favorable for
European crop work . and the Ex
change market quotations for beet
sugar holds remarkably steady, ,the
opening and closing prices being 9s.
6d. for December, and futures for
May opened and closed at 10s. 0d.
"Porto Rico has not entered . , the
market yet as free sellers of new
crop and the making of quotations Is
with; Cuban sellers.!
When a man celebrates the anni
versary of his birth he taxes a day
off; a woman usually takes a year
cff. . .: "; ' ':;. . -;' r ' .