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Kvcning Bulletin. Est. 1SX2. No :.44
Hawaiian Star, Vol. XX. No. 6IS1.
12 IA1ES -HONOLULU, TEKIMTOKY OF HAWAII, FKI 1A V, .IAN. 1, l!)Ki.j 12 PAGES.
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Find It Easy to Enroll Two
Hundred and One New Mem
bers Before Eleven o'clock.
Out for Four Hundred and
One I
BIG THERMOMETER GIVES
UP IN GREAT DISGUST
Blues Lead in the Campaign,
but Their Red; Rivals in the
Goocl Cause Press Them Very
Hard Fine Work All Down
the Line
3 o'clock
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n Standing at 1 lock : Red
a (ram, 2t)8j Blue ' team, 20. Te 1
a taI,41J. v '-.
. n John C Anderson leads the In-'?
U dh Ideal workers' with & new a
22 members to his credit. 3
22 At ill , the campaigners had a
"SI exactly deobled the number, 201, 3
22 tbeY. started out to get at 9 this t
22 morning;. 22
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r Beginning: ? at nine o'clock this
morning t-he, mercury in the big ther
mometer outsldo the headquarters cf
" th tig 'Voting f en's Christian " Ass4
rapidly at th rate of ; one degree a
" minute, and at --tleven o'clock had
reached Uho two hundred and . one
mark, showing that the "201 members
on January 10" had been secured Just
two , hours 'after the campaign start
ed. 5
Imbued with the spirit of the occa
sion, the members . of the Red and
Blue teams were on hand at an early
hour ready to : begin' the campaign,
and, promptly at one minute before
nine o'clock Chairman Towse, of the
membership committee, ' announced
that tweuty-flye,,.of ' the twenty-six
teams were at work, and at that mo
ment A. L. C. Atkinson came fn, and
he, with ET A. Mott-Smlth, formed
the twenty-sixth team. "Everybody at
headquarters was btny. Captains
Angus and Berndt tooktheir stations
at the. telephones Over which the flvc
mlnnte report, were coming in, white
A. E. Larimer, A. A. Ebersole and
Jay U rice furnished Information and
took charge of posting the returns
on the bulletins. Ed. Towse and
Charles R, Frailer had charge of the
solicitors -and entered the new mem
bers. Crowds quickly gathered in
front of the big bulletin boards, one
of Which was located at headquarters
and the other in the window of the
Office Supply Company.
' Reports Slow at First.
At eleven minutes past nine o'clock
reiwrts began to come in slowly at
rirttt, and then at such a rate that one
of the secretaries was continually post
ing the little red and blue men on the
bulletin board. The mercury in- the
thermometer leaped up and at nino
lifteen o'clock the Reds were credited
with three new members and the Blue
with twelve, making a total of fifteen.
It was at this point that the Blue
contingency took the lead and kept it
ihroughout the morning. When nin
ihirty came around, things looked stili
better and fourteen was the score of
the Reds and twenty-one for the Blues,
making a total of forty-one for boih
teams. Every five minutes the tele
phone bell3 rang and the captains reg
istered an increasing number of new
members. At nine-fifty the Reds re
ported twenty and the Blues thirt
two, and in five minutes this nunibn
was raised to an even sixty. the Reds
l-.avlng twenty-eight and the Bluri-thirty-two.
One a minute.
The full reports of both teams came
into headquarters at ten o'clock. th
Reels having a total i f twei.J -ni!M
and the Blues having jumped up i.
orty-nine. making a total of seventy
cifiht in oue hour, or more than om
a minute,
'Things took a big jump at this time
and the ne&dquariers tooK on an ap
penrance of an excited stock exchant
tather than au unassuming busines?
office. Many of the reports. a the.
came in. were received ith cheers t
(Continued on Page 3)
Special prices on SAFES till .lan. 1st
to make room for new stock.
H. E. HEN'DRICK, LTD,
Merchant and Alakea. Phone 264S
11
THE FIGURE
HEADS OF THE TEAMS
EMIL BERXDT
Who Is leading the Bine team in the
V. M. CA. rftmnniga for increased
membership.
GEORGE II. A'6FS
fan tain of the Red team.
fSpvi:il Star-liUiN-tin 'ihtospmhI'iu'-
HI IX). Hawaii, Jan. 9 The matter j
or the proposed sale of water rights
an the Wailuku river was taken up by
the board of supervisors at its meet
ing Wednesday as the result of a let
ter from Superintendent of Water
works Vannatta. He stated that the j
supply of water available for the city '
Is limited, and that before long itl
would be necessary to obtain more,!
and for this reason thought that the;
county should safeguard itself and
make sure that no waior shwuhi be i
leased, unless the water supply for the;
v'ity of llilo was first safeguarded.
Vannatta's letter was referred to j
tla' committee on roads and internal
improvements and to tie eounty at
torney. At a meeting which was held i
on Wednesday morning it was shown
l!;at not only would there ! no difli'
culty in obtaining water for city pur
poses r.ndcr the preipos1 license, hut
that the water would b kept cleaner
nm b "ter than if it was net taken
through t!:e com par. s pipe line Van-'
natta sra ;i that he satisfied with
'1.. riiid'':ons wlien t..- w;o luily
nndei stood. Chairman IP-nry Lyman
ot the commit!"- sug-ied that it
would he U'-II to v. jit1 to Covernor
Frear asking t!.;.i i watershed reso rve
be set aside aNne t,!e intake o; an
pipe-line whicli might in- constructed,
to make sure that this ai"r was not
!olluted before bein: taken into such
pip, --line. This was decided upon by
the committee, which passed the mat
ter up to the territorial government
in the form of a resolution
Mrs. Peter L. Shepard. mother of
Finley .1. Shepard. the fiancee of Miss
Helen Gould, has been blind and bed
tiddeu in the New Haven Genera
hospital for the last five years.
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VILL SAFEGUARD
VATER SUPPLY
OF HILO
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MILITAR V
mousmms mmcn qnfeb.ii
BRECH OPENS
MAHUKA CASE
U. S. District Attorney Breckons
this morning began the presentation
of the government's case in the
f fourth Mahuka site condemnation suit
in Federal court. In his opening ad
dress he argued that the valuation
placed pn the E. O. Hall premises, of
$22.50 per square foot, is far too high,
in comparison with the values of
neighboring properties, and followed
ed this up with the introduction of
documentary evidence showing values
In' that vicinity.
The valuation of $22.50 per square
foot was the estimate of Expert R.
R. Reidford. This was exclusive of
the building, which he figured worth
$65,000, the two making a total of
$233,637.50 for the entire property.
J. M. Dowsett, called to the wit
ness stand by Breckons this morning,
said that a one-ninth interest, in the
land on which the new Pantheon
block has been constructed, was sold
in January, 1908, for $3,500; that an
other one-ninth interest in the .land
was sold in September' of the same
year for $4,000, and that in January,
1909, a similar share in the land,
which as yet was unimproved by the
new business building which has
since gone up there, was disposed of
for a consideration of $5,000.
, A,$(Campbefl, Jn vthe ' witness
chair,, saidf that" Jin" nlsopinion prop
erty . such ?as that occupied by. E. O.
Hall & Son should have given a net
rental income in December, 1910, of
seven per cent Other witnesses in
troduced by the government and who
testified briefly todav were John A.
McCandless, W. G. Ashley and Louis
Abrams, secretary of the Hawaiian
Trust Company.
That President Taft is likely to
withdraw Governor Frear's name and
present that of either Gilbert J. Wal-
er or E. M. Watson to the senate for
confirmation as governor of this ter-
ritor', as rumor current yesterday
had it figured, is doubted by the pres
ent chief executive.
"As near as I can learn, the rumor
is of local origin," said the governor
when questioned on the subject today,
"and is not the result of any recent
information from the capital.
"Of course none of us know what
may happen, but it looks extremely
doubtful that Taft will send in the
appointment of a Democratic candi
date because the senate apparently
has no intention of letting him make
any appointment, of either Democrats
or Republicans, to any job, desiring
to hold them all up for the incoming
president.
"The sr:te probably has no assur
ance that " ft'8 appointment of a
Democratic office-holder would be
any more a leptable to Wilson than
his selection cf a Republican might
he, and from present indications it
would seem they are not going to
take any chalices.
"It is quite likely that the appoint
ment of a governor for Hawaii will
be held in abeypnee. together with all
the others, until the new president
takes eiffice.-"
Dame Rumcr is not saying much
yet concerning a possible successor
to Secretary K A. Mott-Smith. though
it is generally conceded that Mott
Smith will absolutely decline to re-
(Continued on Page 3)
FAREWELL DANCE GIVEN
BY CAVALRY TONIGHT
The unlisted m. of . lio Fifth Cav
: ii v u ill gi a e v eli nji- f tiieir ;
'ar;-.y fiieuds at l1 iaa'iry Si h
tield Barracks, t !: tr- owimg. na it is
expected that besides a large turn-out
from the post, many Honolulans who
have "palled" with the cavalrymen.!
will attend. A special train will leave;
Honolulu at p. m.. leaving Scho-
field for the return trip about mid-1
night. .Friends of the regr.nei.i from
the city are invited n attend the
dance, which will be the ln.t :.-ial af
fair that the men of th.- Fifth 'ill en
joy in Honolulu.
FREAR DOUBTFUL
OF WIIDDRAWAI.
RUM 0 R
PAGEANT
'A 4.
TOL. CtaPBElL
Wfce nromlsetf flat some, at least. '
ot tbesOiflfc bfntri$a will appear tn
the big paradeushfagtonV birthday,
.
Department of Hawaii Arrang-1
:JT- c.,aaaa..imn n.,njA
mg for Syectacular Parade
011 FlOral Parade Day Many
Troops Coming and Expected
10 be in Line inree Ureal
Prnroccinnc :n Dno rtav
rrocessionb .n une uay
There may be over 6000 men in
the military parade on Washington's I
birtnday. they found a good start made on thelr
Last Washington's birthday saw j new tome. Of course there Is still
what was described as "the greatest t to be done and jt win bo sev
military pageant ever seen in llono-
lulu." There is every reason to be
lieve that this year will see one
twice as big. The prospects are that
the forces here on February 22 next,
to do proper honor to the birthday of
George Washington, will be larger
than those here a year ago. Some of
the same forces win be uere some will
be new, but in any event there is
a disposition to see that the day is
patriotically nonored. Probably no
other American city will see honors
done by the military, to the flag
Washington established among the
nations of the earth, on a much
greater scale than will Honolulu.
"We hope to have a fine military
parade," said Major A. Archibald
Campbell, when asked regarding the
plans being formed, "but nothing
definite can be assured yet, and no
orders have been issued. We expect
something on the lines of the last
DlSllldUIllft UU lilt J l I
Fourth of Julv observances, with ath- j
letic exercises in Kapiolani park after
the parade. It is impossible to 6ay
i,Kn rr,rrifvinntu UlII t Q lr O TQ Tf tfif
various changes are going on. and it
is not known, definitely, just what
troops will be here."
Forces Probably Here
The forces that will probably be
here on Washington's birthday are
the First. Second and Twenty-fifth
infantry, and the Fourth Cavalry. If
they parade it will be the first appear
ance of some of them on the streets
of Honolulu.
An Impressive Parade
According To the present prospects
of armv movements, there may be
m ar Kiwi. i i.ian nn foot anrt mounted inllli euuiu oiioiru
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noniHn u ith uhifh thp armv i
,.;n i.nnr.r u-..chin,tnn'
lUIICa line v. Ill ntnwi . . aoi. . ne l.. " - .
birthdav. on the morning of February the committee refused to grant the
22 Honolulu has seen big parades be-1 request that the present station house ,
fore but never anvthing like the one j be raised to put in a basement with a
with which Fncle Sam s forces here i lockup, that prisoners might be kept I
are likely to begin the proper ob-! there instead of being taken to the j
servances of the national holiday jail. .
which is regarded bv manv Americans i Among the appointments which j
as the greatest of all their patriotic I w?re decided upon by the board at its I
davs. Honolulu will have been cele-1 meeting were the following: William,
bratina tor several davs. enjoving her Vannata. to be superintendent of
Carnial week with enthusiasm, and water works and building inspector,
the will be rcad with colors flying fr Hilo; M. S. Pacheco. to be road,
w hen the arm men. cavalry and in- j clerk for South Hilo; William Iokia. ;
fantrv. march through the streets 'to be Hilo fish inspector; Joseph;
w ith their colors and their bands, foot 1 Vierra, to be road supervisor for j
and mounted. Those in c'jarge of the South Hilo: Marvin Campbell, to be
Floral parade w hje; is to follow in" ' superintendent of the Kamuela water
the afternoon, are trying to arrange works at $20 per month; Archie Kaa-;
for a grand patriotic decoration and , ua to be road supervisor of South'
appropriate demonstrations.
Jones Hopeful
"I hope the military parade will
take place." said Colonel Jones, of the
(Continued on Page 2)
PLANNED
COL. RIIBOUGH
OF ARTILLERY
Colonel D. J. Rurobough, command
ing the First Field Artillery, at Scho
field Barracks, is dead. This word
reached department headquarters this
morning, in the form of a mail copy
of a telegram to. the adjutant general
of the army from Chicago, where the
officer passed away, December 26th.
This is the first nc that the regi
ment has had of its colonel's death,
and it comes as a shock and a sur
prise, for while Colonel Rumbough
left here nearly six months ago a Tory
sick man. recent advices were that he
was on the mend. His death' followed
an operation in a Chicago hospital
for a complication of appendicitis and
liver trouble. He was a native of
Virginia, born March 5, 1856.
The question of a successor to
command the First at once arises.
There were two additional colonels in
the field artillery, making eight, in
cluding the late officer, and with only
six regiments, this still leaves seven
colonels. It is therefore unlikely that
any promotion will result from Col
onel Rumbough's death. Three' full
colonels of the Field Artlljery are now
on detached duty, any oho of them be
ing eligible for the local command.
The ehrec are Colohel E. StJ; Greble,
who stands No. 3 on the Jilt and. Is
now ? attached' to th tenet!' staff r
Colonel C. AVrv'DetrtXQtJL Qn
recruiting duty at Fort" Logan, Colo.i
jand Colonel E. A MJliar No. -T, at
l0Tt 5ey. Kn.
Second Battalion Arrives. v
companies e. g. and h, second in
f-ntry, arrived at Fort Shafter this
iTiS .r$E;
City for the night. Company F. th
fourth organization of the second bat-
mon arrlved at shafter B0m9 yg
ago, and has prepared a permanent
ranm for the battalion, bo that when
the companies' arrived this morninx
(Continued, on Page 2)
HAWAII'S BOARD
.Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence
HILO. Hawaii, Jan. 9 In the re
port of the police committee of the
board of supervisors Sheriff Pua was
granted a number of increases in pay
for his men and most of his other
. . . . L
requests were also granted though
the station clerk for the third watch
was cut out by the recommendation
of the committee. In regard to his
request for 110.000 with which t o in-j
stall a telephone system for the police
to connect the various districts the
committee could not see their way-
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clear to do anything but suggest that
the managers of the various districts
should be asked to put the deputy
sheriffs and their men who had tele
Dhones on the same lines.
The request for a stenographer and
typewriter was turned down but the ;
sheriff was authorized to borrow the
stenographer from the office of the
county attorney when he was needed
1 U K r.ni.ns1
The construe-!
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lion Ol a warn iui nn-tv yi iouuci a -
the Hilo jail as recommended
but
Kohala at $80 per month; William
Wilson, to be road supervisor for
North Kohala at $80 per month.
The pay of the deputy county treas
urer and of the deputy county auditor
was raised to $125 per month each.
IS DEAD
GRANTS SHERIFF
PUA'S DFJllAlS
CABINET POSSIBILITIES
4b'
Reading down from the top, the above
cabinet suggestions are: William J.
Bryan, Joaephus Daniels, A. Ketchell
Palmer, Obediah Gardiner, and Ed
win L. Norria, governor of Montana, I
and reported as first choice for the
portfolio of the interior department.
PROPOSALS
FOR CABINET
HIT HAWAII
By C. S. ALBERT
Spev-inl Star-Bulletin Corrpspondtie-e
WASHINGTON. Jan. 2 Hawaii is
deeply interested in two Cabinet sug
gestions that have been made up to
this time. Roth are possibilities for
Secretary of the Interior. This is
(Continued on Page 2)
SHIPPING AGENTS TELL
OF GREAT OCEAN OCTOPUS
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10. Shippers
and shipping agents from all over the
country are appearing before iiie com
mittee investigating the alleged ship
ping trust. It was stated by several
here todav that the so-called London
conference controls the trade between
New York and every South American
port.
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Prodded by Austria
And the Triple
AllianceRqumanin
Demands Com
pensation for th 2
Gains of Territory
AnocUtd rrw CkhUJ
LONDON, Jan. mA hot shot hit
boon thrown into the Balkan 1tuat I--i
by. the action of little Roumania, in is
suing an Ultimatum to tht Bui sirl n
govornment. -.Roumania, ;bolltvii t
bo stirred up by the Austrian gave'--mont
as the Instrument of ths Tr!
Alliance; has been treld out of the L.
kan confederation As a conttquer: ,
she has suffrsd more or less trz
the gains of hsr,slatsf, Balkan stat: .
She now demands' compensation f:
the tsrritory 'she has lost an for t -damage
done ttor property.; and t
property of he c'.tiisns. Unless C.
garia :' pays,' .he 1 nott ' she stnt c -1
today dtclarts that - Ffoumania w . 1
fight. - - ;- " . ' '
tONSTANTIiOPLE, Jan. -lOTr i
great powors rspfsisnted here hz . 3
sent to the8ubllme Ports ct
warning tocfear out of Adrlanopli r
Intimate that the sultan's sv: v
of nla Jturopean ponsi5rn v. : . .
a good thing for alt eoncemi.
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' BUCHAftEST. Roumi.-.ir, Jin. -
lCwaffcJiiy.,4innouro$l wr3 J"
"morning that thentrtny - cf F;urr:
wUl , b 3S n& Ulxa tlo n 4 u nl t . z
Isfactory answer recolvsd fro.-.
garia - within ' ih . ' ntxt forty-e:.
hours. -. ' ' .':.';' . . . , '
FRENCH BEAT OFF, MOOH
iAHACK; KILL HUNDaEC:
' MOCADOR, Morocco, Jan. 10 Fol
lowing a desperate attack upon if
Ing column of, French troops by t
bandit Moors near hare yesterday, tv t
attackers were beatsn off by .the f:
sign soldiers, with lofs of. ir:
than five-hundred klllod, and ntzr' ;
a thousand vjwounded The Frtr.
used machine guns with dsadly e: ..
Their own loss was twslvt killed r
sixty. wounded. The charging M:: -z
twice broke through the line oft
onotta and hacked down the infantry
man. Additional assaults' of Fren . i
columns of pacification are expect
at any time, at the whoU country
South of here fa reported to be In a
state of great unrest. ;
FIRST NAT'L HAS MILLIONS
TO LEND r INVESTOR
WASHINGTON, oi Oi ' Jan. 10
According to the tUtsmsnts mads
the House committee on the money
trust investigation, by ..George Baker,
the New York banker,. the First ra
tional Bank of the motropolla has
more than 79 million dollars ready tj
loan Investors. Tie wenf Into detail
regarding the character, of this atu
pendous fund of money and told hov
the bank safiguarda Its leansv -
The committee has' sent e repre
sentative to Miami, Florida, to meet
i William Rockefeller,' who Is reported
to have aailed frtyn Nassau Bahamas,
this morning. With that representa
tive will go a physician. 1
WASHINGTON TO DECIDE i
FATE OF CASTRO
NEW YORK Jan. 10 Judge Holt to
Cay suspended the wr't of habeas cor
pus applied for by Cypriano Castro,
former president of Venezuela. The
court stated that he wisnes time to
decide whether he th:i allow Castro"
to land at Eliis ll.jtri pending tna
final decision in his case by the au
thorities at Washington. Castro's
stitus has not been ert;d by the cap-: ,
itol as yet.
SECOND EREEZE THREAT
ENS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:
LOS ANGELES, CaL Jan. 10 The ;
weather man here today predicted an-.
other freeze for tonight. The Indica
tions, he says, are for a more severe
cold spell than that which has already
done such tremendous damage to the
crops 0' this district. t
WHITELAW REID'S WILL SV
LEAVES ALL TO WIDOW
NEW YORK, Jan. 10 The will of
the late Whitelaw Reid, former ambas-i
sador to Great Britain, was filed here -today.
It leavea everything of which '
the diplomat, atatesman and Journalist
died possessed of to his widow. . . v

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