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Makura, Jan. 28.
Evening I'.ulletin. Fist. 1882. No. .".:',;.
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No.
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VlllVhZ KIVK OENT&
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ijIwflwliwS MIMEL M!K
Likely that White
house and Thur
ston will be Re
tained by new City
Efforts of Mayor
and others to Oust
ments to be made
at First Business
f s 4 4 - 4'
a. I.- '
. Informauiu was sent to the 8
StarBulletln' this afternoon from 3
the; Central I1re Station that If s
Chief Thurston, ia dropped by
Mayor Ferja and the supervisors
4 and another man put In bis
place, the fire . department will
go an strike. &
$ Rumors that there would be a v
4 wholesale protest against drop-
ping the chief hare been rife for 3
4 seVeraU dayig. ; From wwrlou"
stations : now comes ; the ; report
' that the firemen are actually
preparing .to fluJt; In case their
v chief ; Isi dismissed, bot i other,
s firemen saytbey do not believe 9
tbe i6t esr wllr actually v go'ffr
- haven't ; heard ? anything - Of
r a f walk-oo W? said Chief Thura-
tan this morning, "and I want to
v say that - whether I go or" not,
I chaU urge the men to stay at
'their 'posts and protect the city
arid Ii believe they will do so."
s iAccordlhf' to rumor today,
Supervisors J McCIellan. Petrle,
' Cox. ' Hardesty xand Markham
s have declared they will stand by
. Thufston while Thurston's
friends have heard that Super
o visors -Pacheco' and Wolters are
against him. .They say that if
Markham "and 5 Hardesty will
stan4 fast, Thurston will be re
i 4h 4" 4 4 $ ? $
Out of the hurly-burly and confu
f.ionthltt marked the? taking over the
city govenurient by the new board of
supervisors this noon, one fact alone
siood beyond dispute. The board is
.already split wide asunder. Ie has
'been unable to reach any definite de
cision regarding Important appoint
ments, despite the days and nights c.f
work in caucus, and as a consequence
postponed announcement of patronage
giving until the first -justness meet
ing tomorrow night. So bitter is the
fight that has developed already In
(he new board that there are not
lacking those who are prepared to
assert that the entire Democratic
party in Hawaii Is in danger of split
ting wider than did the G. O. P. on
the mainland during the recent cam
The difficulty that set the mem
bers of the "board at logger heads
even before they took the oath of
their office, is that of patronage.
The county committee is determined1
- to build up a iemocrauc macnine
here. To this end It is preparing to
lorce Ihe members of the board t
dismiss all Republicans and fill theii
places with Democrats. Thurston
chief of the fire department, and Lew
Whitehouse, city nd county engineer
are the two big bones of contention.
Fern wants to put a Democrat ii
Thurston's plac but is willing to al
low Whitehouse to remain. A mini
ber of leading Bourbons want to 6e
Whitehouse. ousted in favor of thei;
man, Whittemore of Hilo. a man witt
a splendid record. They are. how
ever, willing to let him go if th
board will approve Kerns appoint
nient of Martin Scully, as chief o
the fire department'. The main thin
desired by these is the recosnUio
of the rights and authority of th
Literally hundreds of men hum
around Kort and Kins streets c
jammed' the corridors of "City Hall
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Special prices on SAFES till Jan. 1st
to make room for new stock.
II. E. II EM) KICK,
r Mi TObant and Aisle.
ByC. S. ALBERT
(SpTial Kur-Dullotin OonvapondwieM
WASHINGTON. D. C. Dec. 26,
Defore the end of February the Arl
ington wireless station of the navy
will be receiving messages direct
from the station on the Island of Ha
waii as a part of its regular routine.
The Arlington station has already
picked up messages- from that mid
Pacific island but no report has been
made of the fact because the feats
were regarded as freaks of radio
, Messages were received from the
Mare Island station two days before
Christmas , but when Capt. Henry T.
Mayo, commandant of the yard at
Mare Island tried to send Christmas
greetings to Secretary Meyer and the
officers on uuty here conditions were
not right and the message had to be
sent via Key West and NorfoUu.The
first named station is a little morel
distant from Mare Island than Wash
ington Is from Jhe California' stajion
but Ih"a "radiographic sense; Mare Is
land, and Key Vest are comparatively
near neighbors; ei-y-V-' w;
- SVben; iArlirigtotfptefced up,r Marc
Island ; on jihe Jttixht Dec. 23 ; th
(kae.HTrland veMlnrr-' iHr4rf
picking up was done during the pro
gress Of i tests that are being made
by the. radio officers in chargie to see
whether the installation at Arlington
meets the specifica!ions.
Thus far the experiments have met
expectations! The officer in charge
said today that the tests will be com
pleted in about a month and be said
messages from the Hawaiian station
will be picked up as a matter of
But there will be no direct mes
sages from Washlngtvf.i to Hawaii un
til the- mast?- of the mid-Pacific sta
tion are lengthened. While Arling
ton will be able to get messages from
the islands, the insular station, hav
ing romparatively short masts will
j duuii luaoiB Will i
pick up messages !
. Mare Island will!
not be able to
have to relay them.
While as railroad trains run Mare
Island is a little more than 3,000
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Sylvester Marks. ehareed with
laving entered unlawfully upon the
p:emises of Thomas McGiffin. and
alleged to have conducted himself in
an unseemly manner, stepped from the
D:$trict court room this morning a
McGiffin. a fiftee-i
ear old daughter, made positive de
nial while under oath that Marks hail
fit ne other than amwer to her;
whistled summons, to appear nt :
window, where she held for some mo
.ents whispered conversation w i 1 1
Judge W. B. Lymer. representing the1
"'itizens Protective Committee, wiiitii
became interested in t tie case, nia.io
i painful discovery this morning tb t
rhe principal witness in the ase '
hich l.e expected to establish aeains ':
he clefendant Marks, hat) suffered
iectded change of heart, and ther"- ;
r re oflereci no damaging iii(nci
"I did not know that yon were a
wyer, when you called at my house
he other da."' so riechred Miss M :
'I'ffin. a demi re Normal sr liool gir l.
ben confronted by .Judge Lymer with
ne itatement reputed to havp ticeii
iiade bv her to the effect th.it Mark
r,,peared at the window of the McGi.
in home on the night of Hecemb-'r ,
;!th, and there and then awoke hf
s well as a girl friend from souu
dumber. According to the story rola'
(. to Judge Lymer. when he firsr too',
tl.e case, the gi'd dec -In rod t n n :
darks not onlv aroused th sirls from
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MEMBERS OF NEW BOURBON ADMINISTRATION WHO TODAY
CAME INTO CHARGE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY AFFAIRS
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Supervisor Murray Tells What
f nux, C.ii,... Umia riA in
jny i auicio nave iunc in
Last Two Years
RETIRING SUPERVISOR HARRY E.
Notwithstanding the criticisms
made against this board of supervis
ors ty the pnblic and newspapers, we
hava done some good to the comniu
! nity. Many times we have been
i blamed for acts which we know were
open and a love board, but the public,
not being familiar with the conditions
and reasons, has jumped on our col
I lars, called us grafters, incompetents,
dubs, almost everything. We have
the satisfaction today of retiring from
this office with as clean a record as
that of any man ever holding this or
any public office.
Tome of thp improvements accom
plished and which will stand as a
monument to this board are:
Permanent Works. .
Permai.' ' ' pavement of Queen!
street, iir 'ing bridge and street '
to King i vt. $4).0(i; paving of i
John Jrarkham SnerTisor E. H, F. Wolter I ' Treasurer C." 1. -MtCirtty
V . - H W -i II II II I I SI 1 I Si I .: . I . . m.
Is Wide In Scope
board. Wi.it h
message to the new
lilows. i)ioed wide in
s ope :
"The ha:f:e of Municipa: Admif.is
iration of the Ciiy and County of Ho
nolul'i now come into effect
"I am sr.ro i.at it is the wish ol
il of everv citizen
and residen'. :
uior.t shall be
.-hail d() overyi
make the fit v
mem a success,
who hf.ve bot ti
;;t the now govern
i; ;.fs! Is . cited i voly
promiso you that I
:iiiu in my iwuver to
and coun,;y govtun-
I beli.-ve that thst
clec-tetl with mo: t!:c
city and county s'net
county treasurer, ihc
11. the city and
city and county
clerk, the city an 1
auditor, and the
vai io-; disti ic t s
t at Ii to do his
get ber fur the
1 1(0 lie Ve
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Sanerrls' tester Petrle
street, 115.000: resurfacing
leen street between Kort and Ala-
kea $6000; road to Pmiloa. $23,000:
toaJ ro Waianae, S10.000; rebuilding
nine and a half miles of roads, Ewa
district, in one year, $27,000; rebuild
ing Xuuanu toad, widening, construc
tion of storm drains, etc., $40,000;
concrete bridees, $t.00O.
The lorce lias been increased by
seveial men. requiring an expenditure
of $1100 per month above that al-
i lowed hv the lasf board.
These have been increased by
about 12 boxes at an expense of
We have e.'piipped t'..!d department
with a motor-driven patrol wagon,
$.V00, and two police machines, $2S0O.
The Land is furnished with a new
set of Instruments, costing $2100.
In the g.-i:age 'epartment the pay
of employes has been increased from
$1.71 to $ on account of the work
these men have to do.
Today this department is equipped
with a motor-driven garbage wagon
lor the purpose of collecting garbage
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all have t liis iiurjio
gether in !aniion
o we ran work to
and iiivo a good
city go nnnont.
"It is tine that 'ho municipal art
is not dear in all ol its provisions,
and that differences of opinion may
arise as to what the law diro.e?s and
wiiiii it re(juires. Many sun (iittei
( nces bae already arise. lf is n:y
earnes' hope that the incoming leg
islature will so amend ihe present
barter so that al! coni'liet ing provi
.-ici:.- therein with territorial laws
tra ie eliminated.
To make a success of municipal
L'ovet ntVH-nr it is essential that the
majtir should have the execuiive pro
rtyuative and appointive power, and
the louisiative fun-tions exerciseil b
ity ami county tie board of sujiervisors. Without
ty sheriffs of the; ::;i i.ower -vinicipal goverinmni is
I wish as I do. I o:.',d ial! short of the expectation.
and to work to-joi t;e t; xpayers, as the resionsibil
Continued on Page 7j
Sa?ertlsr W. H. MeCIellan
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WASHINGTON, D.X., Jan. 6.
Senator Clark cf Wyoming to
day introduced in the. senate a
bill authorizing an increase in
the, limit of cost for th. pro
posed federal buildifg in Hono
lulu, the new bill autnorizf & an
appropriation of $1,503,000, Srth
$200,000 for immediate use. '
C. S. ALBERT.
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The bill introduced by Senator
Clark today provides for the total
cost of the Mahuka federal building
site. District Attorney Breckons said
this morning that he supposed the
sum mentioned covers fully the
original cost estimate and the extra
amount that condemnation proceed
inks have shown will be required
The presentation of the bill to Con-1
gress today is an important step m
the securing ot the big federal build
ing here. I
SAM GOMPERS ATTACKS
USE OF INJUNCTIONS
Special PMr-B;i!l.tin Cable 1
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 6.
Sam Gompers, president of the
American "Federation of Labor today
issued a statement in which he bit
terly attacked what he called "gov
ernment by injunction." He declared
that "if government by dynamite
ever comes to this country it will
come as a direct result of govern
ment by injunction, and the woes
that the latter form of government
will ultimately bring upon this
PEKING PARLIAMENT TO
ASSEMBLE MARCH 1ST
PEKING. China, Jan. 6. It was
announced here today that plans for
the assembly of the Chinese Parlia
ment, March 1. have been completed
and that it is now assured that the
body will meet to take up the more
pressing matters of state on that
date. The question of raising loans
will occupy much of the session cf the
Snpenlser X. C. Paeaeca;
r Associated Prs Cab!J
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 Senatoi
Bristow today introduced a new plar
tor an industrial commission which
shall have control over the doingi
and rates of all railroads in the coun
try, having gross receipts of more
than f.ve million dollars. The Pro
gressive senators are said to be be
hind the measure and it stands a fair
chance of becoming a law.
NO CONFIRMATIONS YET!
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 6.
Moses T. Lyons, postmaster at ?
Wailuku, Maui, was nominated
to succeed himself today, the ap-
pointment going to the senate.
C. S. ALBERT.
MIAMI, Florida, Jan. 6. Travelers
from Nassau, Bahamas, who arrived
' herry this morning announce that
William Rockefeller is at present
lin hiding in one of the smaller hotels
at that resort. They declare that de
spite the fact that his attorneys in
.New York have-accepted service for
him of the summons to appear be
fore the House committee investi
gating the so-called money trust.
Rockefeller has no intention of leav
ing Nassau for some time yet.
TESTING DOCK OF PEARL
HARBOR NAVAL STATION
WASHINGTON. Jan. 6. The gen
eral naval board ha3 sent to congres
recommendations for testing and
wrecking docks to be installed in
Pearl Harbor. Oahu. the Island cf
Guam, the Philippines, ana one on the
Pacific coast and two on trie Atlantic,
coast. They will probably te in-'
stalled as scon as possibl:.
Turkey Refuses? Important
Concessions arid- the V:
Allies Quit ; ' -
HQ date settorS S i
RESUMPTION OF DEBATE
London Believes '"AIJ- Hopa of
Reaching Settlement Is ' (
v; ' Now Over ; ; ;
tAwtatWI,rf .Cablu .. ; . - ,
1 LONDON Jarv t-The 'ptac ten.
Terence ended In a rew today. Th s
explosion that has been fcartd 1 3
ong came when Turkey flatty rtfuxti
important concessions demanded t
ha allies as ih price of peace, an j
feclared that the would rather xa en
lighting to the end of time than yield
.o the demands of the Balkan states.
t.The conference, after an, hour or
more confusion adjourned without
Jate, and the general feeling here t
Jay Is that the war in the Balkan
UI be resumed within a few days.
The plenrpotentlarles of the aMi:?.
however, declare that further e
iUl b maii to.reac s?- t 't
tettlement, It la thou;-,t t ;t t
Ire iimpry talking to gain ;. .t
further preparations at home.' ;
I BiTfER GCIP OF
. CAssociated Press Cable) -. ' ;
8 AN FRANCISCO,.: Jan. e The
:oldest weather known in this. state
for. many years - has" 'damped . the
;lutch of winter on , California from
north to : south L In., he north the
iamage has not been severe but In
the south, especially In the citrus belt
the loss of crops will be tremendous.
The temperature is reported some
thing like fifteen degrees lower than,
in any winter for (port . than ten
years past. . ;'.-:-:. : ; -
Associated .Tress Ca&le ,
, WASHINGTON, Jan.. . The Ways
nd Means committee of .the : house
today began the tariff hearings, pre
paratory to the work of revising the
tariff schedules which will probably
be taken up at this session of con
ress. The hearings were well at
tended and will last until the work has
been thoroughly thrashed out.. .".
fAwnclated PresJi Cable
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. The su
preme court today refused to grant
permission for the Southern Pacific
road to go ahead on the re-organization
plans proposed some time ago
by President Lovett. head of the so
called Harriman Cnes. This plan was
advanced immediately after the dis
solution order issued by the supreme
couht some weeks ago. It provides
for the distribution of Union Pacific '
stock held by the Southern' Pacific
smotig the stockholder's of the Union .
EDITOR SENATOR NOV
fSrxi.-il St.irBulletin CabIJ '-jf
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas Jan. 6.
J. N. Heiskell. editor of the Little
Rock Gazette was this mornjng ap
pointed senator in place of the late
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