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From 8. P.i
Chlyo Maru, Feb. 7.
For S. t.i
Honolulan, Feb. 4,
Makura, Feb. 26.
Zealandia, Feb. 25.
Evening Bulletin. Eat. 1882. No. 54G0
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No. 6501.
12 PAGE8 HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, FEB. 3, 1913. -12 PAGES.
PRICE FIVE CENTS,
nn TT73'n n
?f TIT f .TjJTT P
Inter Jslarid Officials
And Special Com
mittee of the Har
Get Out or Get
Kicked Our, Says
Sounds Warning to
' '.,v - -;vv ,
. llonolulu. T. Jan.' 18, 1913.
t Capt .J.-F. Haglund, SnpL Inter- 8
Island Steam '-Navigation Co.,
8 Ltd., Honolulu, T. M. " ' '
v Dear; Sir; Owing to the fact
i thab I am retiring, from the sea, $
and Intend' to leave the country
shortly,, T, hereby beg to tender
4 my reElgnation. from 'the employ,
.'of the Inter-Island 8team Nariga- 3
i 4..tloxr Cov'LtoV to take effect at
i your, earliest convenience. .
t ' v " Ypurt very truly, - " .
? . (Signed' - ',; A.-TULLET.
5 vr. .. ; - ' .:, .
I 3 AHoncIuln. T. It; Feb. 3, 1815.
daptalu A:, Tulle t4- Honolulu
Sir:r-Tcur4 resignation dated
i e .Jan-, 18, k191Sv to. take - effect1 at 8
"our ; convenience has this dajr
x oeen piacea in our nanas oy
' CapU J. F. llajlund, and we now.
$ accept the same to take effect '
' . ; forthwith. . v ' " -. ' k
: f 5 Yours very truly, ' : $
5 : -Jr 1NTK?.-XSLAND STEAM
'..i.-.!-:':-: HAY. CO..- LTIX, ;
i 4 ByJ. A.. Kennedy, Gen. Mgr. $
v ' .Taking the stand that' the company
? could not In justice to the public and
' its own stockholders grant the demand
: of the captains the board of directors
v and . officials of , the" company this
'H- morning informed, a special committee
of the harbor that it would stand res-
clute. In a formal letter addressed to
'. the harhor the' comnanr savs: .' "
"Gentlemen: Your letter of even
. ; date requesting a conference between
a committee from your Harbor and a
-v committee representing this company
"was,: received through your committee,
i and-- an- immediate J ' opportunity af-
forded your committee to present your
views to a, full meeting, of the board
f of directors of this company, f
;4 - "At that meeting, your committee
i ' and the board discussed the various
'.' questions raised by the committee.
The request of. the committee, as we
construed it after this discussion, was
. that our, company should not dis
charge any master: or mate either be
cause he-was a member of your Ha r
bor, or for any spite or personal ill
, will against him,; or for participation
in any active way in the present
Has Aldfd Harbor in the Past ,
"If seems unnecessary for the' cot
Iany to say that no person in its era
ployment will be discharged sfmply be
cause he is a member of your Harbor
Without going Into details. all, you
records will show that lot only ha
ihe company not opposed the Harbo
as .an organisation, hut has in ever:
way, and at times financially, assi3te
4?qu In upholding the legitimate ob
' jects of your organlzAtlon. "Wo there
. tor, unhesitatingly say that should an
discharges be-'made, none of themwi:
be attributable to membership in you
Harbor. v -
"It would likewise appear, unneces
sary o say. that neither employment
nor discharge of men will in any uan
ner depend on -favoritism or prejudice
As outlined in our recent letter U
you, .the company owes duties to botl
the public and its stockholders. lb
. board of directors having this in viev
would at no time countenance a policj
by which favoritism or prejudice
" would interfere with these duties.
Regarding your last propositiot
concerning discharges on account of
participation in the present difficul
ties, we would state that the trouble ir
by no means of recent origin. It; ir
-f pur ' .opinion, arises vfrom agitatiom
promoted Ty certain employees of the
company whose objects, judged bj
Regal Motor Cars
H. E. HENDRICK, LTD.
Merchant & Alakea, Phone 2648
TO REMAIN FIRST
A private letter from a high
army official in Washington
brings the-' definite announce
ment that Major E. J. Timber
lake, commanding the Artillery
District of Hawaii, will not be
superseded ?n command by a
field officer of higher rank; until
his tour of duty in Hawaii is
completed. This news means
that the orders' of Colonel
Haines - to proceed to Honolulu
and take command of the district,
have been countermanded.
their acts, appear to have been to em
barrass the company in various ways.
So far as they are concerned, the com
pany reserves the right to either con
tinue them In its employment or dis
charge them. Should they be dis
charged, it will he because their ac
tions have been such as to tend to
seriously interfere with the company
In giving the service which the public
primarily and' the1 stockholders next,
have the right 7 to i- demand. Should
any of these gentlemen he discharged,
neither membership, in the Harbor, fa
voritism nor spltework will enter into
the matter.' . i 1
; This letter, must not be construed
as a departure in Any degree whatso
ever from 'the . stand of v.the company
liken In Its letter to you of January
29,im,i Frstr1ist!nd' always, the
Company, reserves the right to employ
and discharge men ' for Any; reason
which to thecmpahyt seems-1 .suffi
cient and. just .in -any Individual case.
' , "Yours "respectfully; - ?
"INTER-ISLAND CTEAM ; NAVIQA-
1 TION CO" LTD. i
; ' "By NORMAN P. GEDGE,
v . . "Secretary."
-It's walk out or get kicked out."
Such was the, statement of Captain
Tullett, chairman of the special com
mittee, of the Harbor, after meeting
the full board of directors and offi
cials cf the Inter-Island Company at
! eleven o'clock this morning. Captain
"The company stands pat, and re
fuses to budge from the position. We
expected this. We wanted to make
i sure, however, that the directors did
not think we were, have been, or
would in the future attempt to dictate
to the company whom it should dis
charge, : All we wanted was to gain
assurance ,-that the spite of the presi
dent would , not be' allowed t6 oust
good men and faithful employes from
the service of the company because of
any cohnectioh 'with our Harbon This
was refused lis. Personally, it makes
.little difference to me what stand the
harbor takes, as I am expecting to
leave here' within a few days for the
Coast, where I" am going to live. But
for the sake of the skippers them
selves I would have liked to see some
sort of guarantee given that . they
would receive fair treatment."
' Acting under instructions of the har
bor, the special committee of captains
met the officials of the company this
morning in conference. Prior to the
meeting Captain Tullett, chairman of
the committee, sent the president of
the corporation the following letter:
Gentlemen: At a meeting of Har
bor 54 held yesterday for the purpose
of considering the controversy now ex
isting between this Harbor and your
company, it was decided by unanimous
vote-to accept your invitation fcr a
conference and herewith request that
you appoint your committee and
nsme the hour for such meeting.
Harbor 54 convenes apain at 3 p. m
toiay, at which time the committee
has been instructed .to report.
Pending the result of the meetin?
none of the committee would disruss
the probable outcome, although Can
tain Tullett said thit the reports of
yesterday's had been incorrectly re
pi-rted and that the vote of the hart or
was simply one to give the public as
surance that every effort w?s beina
used by the cap'ains to brin? about
peace. "We ire not freebooters teek-
iiig to force the company into rayir
us more money or give us shorter
hours. All we want is the assurance
that so Ion? as we do our work we
shall be treated like humans," be said
"It's a complete back-down, and I
am ashamed of the men.'
So said Judge Humphreys this morn
ing in speaking of the action of the
Harbor yesterday in voting to hold a
conference with the Inter-Island.
"Also." he proceeded. "I believe it j
is rank folly. It simplv means that j
the company gains the time It wants. j
meanwhile bending every nerve lo
break in the strike-breakers Uie man I
(Continued from Page 2)
PLANS TO PAY
President Contemplates Trip
Through to Philippines
President Woodrow Wilson himself
will visit Hawaii next fall, according
to reports that have recently come
from the mainland.
On January 26 a report was tele
graphed from Washington that when
President Wilson ha3 the extra ses
sion of Congress off his hands he will
JOil naniui, iue r imiypiucB ana Alas- j
The extra session is expected
end early in September, and the Dem-
ocratic presidents' trip would accord-
lngly begin about September 15.
Under date of Jan. 26 the following
telegraphed report was sent from
"President-elect Wilson plans to
personally investigate conditions fn
the Philippines and Alaska, according
tr, ir,f.m tnA
from one of the governor's closest' roora8 prlvateifnd puMio housecv
, . . . .LTho tpnt Htv. whinh wan suecested
congressional advisers and from other
congressmen who have been to Tren
ton recently. '
"The trip to the Philippines, accord
ing' to thei governor's present plan, is
to be made soon after the extra ses
sion, which will begin about March
This would make T the np is scheduled ctures.
15th, has ended.
date for the new president s voyage
the far east about the middle of next
- "Wilson is reported to have fully de
cided tto investigate conditions In the
Philippines at first hand. This mean3
that jthere will be no action by Con
It ess on the Jones bill giving the Fili
pinos Independence in 1921 until after
Wilson returns. . p.---
7r Oeelde For Himself. .
flThe Jones meature therefore prob
tWmni"Mt come'up-lnlCongress fot
more than. a 'year from this date 4 A
Continued on Page' 3)
Hawaii Man Given Hearing by
- House Ways and Means
Declaring that the young pineapple
industry ip Hawaii would be demoral
ized by a reductiou in the pineapple
tariff without a reduction on tin and
sugar, materials ihe manufacturers of
canned pines are compelled to use, A.
W. Karnes, who recently went to the
mainland on behalf of local pineapple
interests, made a strong statement be
fore the house ways and meanB. com
mittee at a special hearing.
Reports of Mr. Eames' strong speech
have been received. He declared to
Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the
committee. I represent by request
other growers and packers of pine
apples of the Hawaiian Islands.
The present law ha3 worked quite
satisfactorily, Enabling us to compete
on fairly equal terms with foreign pro
ducers, who have free trade and cheap
The Industry has grown in about 10
years from, nothing to a pack last year I
BE HEARD WITH
One and porha.is the most important
witness for th- nrosccutiou in the Gal
mtndez murder trial, now in progress
in Circuit Judge Itobinson's court,
probably will not be heard. That is
Roscoe City, the soldier who was shot
in the back during the fatal affray at
Iwilei on the evoning of June 10, 1912,
when Private Cos'ic was stabbed to
death in the Ck H'ock.
At least this is the assertion today
of City and County Attorney Cath
cart. As the result of his injury, the
lower portion cf City's body was par-,
alyzed. He was sent to the coast
scire time after the affair for an op
eration and is said to be there yet,
no effort being made to bring him
back as a witness against Lenito Gal-;
irendez. who is now fighting for his
life against the charge of kiiling Bos
lic with a pair of scissors.
The triai is "making haste slowly."
After viewing the premises on which
(Continued on Page 3)
Eames To Defense Of
"Tourists are flocking jthick and fast
to Honolulu, and 'I believe that this
will be the biggest year yet," said
Secretary Wood, of tne promotion
committee this morning, after looking
ever-the list of the large number of
passengers which arrived on the
Sierra. "We have'been keeping track
of the arrvirals and the flgurese thow
that 1193 tourists ,have arrived since
,tht first of the yeaf."
In looking over the hotel registers,
it has been found fuat, while many of
tht tourists are coming from Canada,
! the largest numbetf are from the tars
j c- eastern cities. Besides San Pran
' rifr-co. Denver, Colorado, is rredl ed
i with having sent the largest number
b a luw "uw
more are expected. The t-o rea
I sr-ns which are sst forth as the cause
jot th,s a"ou,n qf travel to Hawaii.
"e unaoucieuiy uenevea 10 te mo ex
tensive advertising of both Hawaii and
the Mid-Winter Carnival, arid Waiter
G. Sm?tlrs leeruTes. T?e hotels ar?
rapidly filling up 'and already the pro
motion committed! is-advertising fof
some time'ago, is Hk6ly to have to be
resorted ' to. '
a caniegram recvea u vr
lion coiuiiiiu.ee irwu , j. cuuiui
this moraine says i that he is at
present in Omahsv Nebraska, where
BiliCe ne enierea ipe uum au-
ade, and he Is nof in his way farther
George Bury, vfce-presideat of te
western lines of tie Canadian-Pacific
Railroad, will pasf through Honolulu
en route to the UMent on." the Chiyo
Maru, February 7, !' It is expected that
during hfs short Vy in Honolulu that
the promotion r committer will, learn
more definitely ;neovu
uiwMa."'" i V v tv
the tWO excursions U nyuuiuiu
ar scheduled to takeplace within the
next mouth. '
of about 27,000,000 cans, of a valua
tion of about $4,000,000. The pack of
1913 was 32,000,000 cans.
The industry hs many small grow
ers' and independent planters, and Is
doing much to diversify agriculture
and Increase small land holdings in
There are 10 independent canneries
and another projected.
There are many small producers
that are homesteaders on government
land, and pineapples is the only crop
in the absence of water for irrigating
that promises them any profit in
No industry that I know of in the
United States baB to compete with so
poorly paid cheap labor as does ours.
We pay from five to ten times as
much per day as do our foreign com
petitors. Considering the difference in labor
cost and the fact that nearly every
thing we use in packing the pineap
ple 13 enhanced in value by a duty
over what it costs our foreign com
petitors, the present duty on pineap
ples is not too much.
(Qontinued on Page 3)
SALE TO START
More excited bidding for the privi
lege of using Hawaiian agricultural
lnnds is expected to take place Wed
nesday noon on the steps of the capi
tol building when L-nnd Commissioner
Ji-shua Tucker offers the lease of 39;
acies of Kauai pineapple land for sale.
Heated bidding and consequent nigh
' prices for Hawaiian acreage has been
i a regular feature of Island lease and
Und sales during the last year, and
the one approaching is unlikely to
piove an exception. It is understood
already, in fact, that several in5ivid
liil? or corporations well backed fi
nancially will be out for the particular
"plum" offered by the territory on
The "plum" in this instance consist
of a ten-year lease, for not less than
the upset rental of 51618 per annum,
on 390 acres situated between the Ka
pau homestead and the land leased to
the Makee Sugar Company. It is in
(Continued on Page 3)
F0E1.1A . 7
Plans of General Staff to In
crease Strength of Oahu's
Mobile Army Being Quietly
Carried Out by Army Author
ities here A U. S. Force
Plans of the War Department to in
crease the defensive strength of Oahu
as much as possible, in the ihortest
possible time, are being quietly car
tied out by the Department of Hawaii.
To guard against invasion of the is
land, and consequent capture of th
great naval base at Pearl Harbor, a
strong force of United States Reserves
arc being organized here, entirely in
dependent of the territorial national
guard, and already the army dragnet
is out for discharged soldiers who will
ho willing ito enlist In this new force.
An armory will be provided by the
United States government, drills will
be held at regular intervals, and the
whole organization will go into an in
struction camp once a year. The of
fleer in command will be a regular
army officer, and the company officers
will be aoDointed bv examination. The
organization is to be under the orders
of the -United States , government
atone. This is trie plan ror await,
formed in accordance with the' army
appropriation act of last year; which
provided, for the enlistment In , the
army reserve for three years, of any
honorably discharged soldier not over
45 years of age. However, the U, S
reserve for Oahu Is to be a compact
end well organized body 5 of fighting
men, drilled to the minute. knd ready
at al times to answer a call to the
Colors. r' It will not be merelr;Tpsper
, oriqonor former Solerfc'jf h
1 wouw nave la o moDiiizeavietruippeaj
and to a. great extent " drilled before
they could take the field, but a first
class military command that: could be
ordered out at a few hours' notice, and
could fight side by side with the regu-
(Continued on Page 2)
Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence!
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Fee. 8.
Tomorrow the 1st squaaron, Fourth
Cavalry, will move from the temporary
camp which they have occupied since
i! eir arrival at Schofield Barrnrks, to
quarters assigned to therr on ! the
north end cf line'ef troop quarters,
having been barred from quarters on
account of the arrival of the lccruil
detachment at the post in advance of
the troops upon disembarking from
the transpcrt January 13, when they
were sent to the post for quarantine
after the discovery of a case of spinal
meningitis the day after docking at
This will be a welcome change to
the members. It things that its share
of the time in "rag houses" has elans
ed, having been in camp on or near
the Mexican border in the slates for
the past two years. Also the recruit
detachment and non-commissioned of
ficers therewith will be glad to be re
lieved from ihe close confinement ol
the past three weeks, and last, but not
'east, the guard detail will be diminish
ed by some four non-commissioned of
ficers and twenty-one pricates. This
has necessarily been placed around
the barracks since arrival at the post.
The detachment has been carried as
a separate organization since arriva'
at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., in December
but will now join the troops to which
assigned and be quartered in the bar
racks with the respective troops.
Promotion Board Called.
A board convened to examine offi
cers for promotion will soon star,
work to determine the fitness for pro
motion of the following named officers
of the Fourth Cavalry: Captain Louis
C. Sherer and John O'Snea to Major,
1st Lieut. Jens E. Stedje, Wm. B. Ren
ziehausen to Captain, 2nd Lieut. Rob
ert M. Cheney and Robert C. Rodgers
to 1st. Lieut. On the board are the
tield officers of the 4th Cavalry, at
present consisting of Col. Wm. D.
Beach, Lt. Col. J. G. Galbraith' and
Maj. Letcher Hardeman with Captain
Culien as medical officer.
Quartemaster Sergeant Donaldson,
Troop C. has been relieved and Ser
geant Edward 3telt appointed in his
place. Sergeant Donaldson was win
ner of the 100-yard dash in the pre
liminary tryonts on field day and is
now showing the others how to do it
over again, being one of the best short
distance men in the service.
OUT OF CLOSE
; . . .v.. -. -' .;. -,-'- ? , -.. , ; ,
Bulgaria Arid Other Balkan States Ready
to Attack Main Positions of the Turks
Ottoman Army Reported to? be in
Serious Revolt; Demanding Execution
of the Murderers of Nazim Pasha
Young Turks Reported Terror! Stricken
And Leaving Constantinople -; ; :
' 4 . J v," tf-1-.' -.'---i' .'
rAssnclated Ttms CahlsJ :" -
SOFIA, BulgaKa, Feb. 3. With the armies of the allies prepare 1 ta
strike hard and fast at the foe, It was announced here this morning th;v.
active warfare against the Turk will e resumed by all the 'Balkan statn
this evening, after a formal notification has been sent to the powers and ta
Constantinople. , . . ' ; i" r ,. -
.The city Is jubilant at the prospect and the streets 4 are fllltd w:th
shouting crowds. . Front roundabout sources .comes news that the Turk'; i
army is disorganized, and practically in a state of mutiny. Dispatches fr: i
Berlin announced, that. Information there Is to the effect that th r .:;.'.
man forces are seething wltn revolt and that the Young Turk leaders t:s
fleeing from Constantinople In fright. The army, or a larje part cf It, I:
demanding the arrest and execution cf the murderers of Nazim Patha, l.
the Sultan, completely In the hands of his advisors, has so far ref-isj tj
take ary.step. .
Iricdiplax toehdmerit Stirs
. WASHINGTON, Feb. Svlt ls now: assured that the federal jncoms t
amendment, which has been before. the people of the United ta4.;t f:ry--wiU
be Incorporated In the constitution. The last stats rtsiti ti c
the three-fourths necessary has signified its approval of ths prlrf - -ed.
. Today Wyoming the lower r,ouse of New; Mexico. and Ci:a....-j r
fled the amendment within ten minutes of each othtr.' It now It c.r.- i
that at the present session of consress proper legislation will t - t
embody 'the amendment In- the fundamental taw of t-VJ
"Thiritlner'ffrsrimendment to be passed by the peopisViincs the Civ.i
: WASHINGTON, D. C Feb. 3-The
States today handed down a decision
ernmentTs anti-trust suits. The declsldn holds that ( the United Shoe Ma
chinery Company Is not a cofporatlon In restraint of trade -vithfn thj
meanlna of the 8herman act.. This is -the first reverse the attarney-Ci'-
eral has sustained in the "trust-bust
years.: ' ---J-Xi
Ii Much Sympathy For Thorpe
STOCKHOLM, Feb. 3. Much sympathy la expressed here f:f James
Thorpe the Carlisle Indian, wno swept all before him at the Olympic sim;i
here last year. Net a few of the .leading sperttmen of the city and country
have expressed themselves es feeling that the rules of the games were tsa
strict and should be amended. - ;-f - 'X'-- ',:w;-. - v, i
TRENTON, N. J, Feb. 3. James
nor of New York, just as that official
steamer, died in prison here today. -
Chinese Fight For Mongolia
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3. The Chinese of America ani Canada have
started a subscription for a fund of O0X)OQ to be used In .seed ring the re
tention of Mongolia to the Chinese Republic. It is said that subscriptions'
are pouring In upon the local committees ail over the country. -v
WILSON WILL TAKE HIS SECRETARY.WITH HIM
TRENTON, N. J., Feb. 3-President-elect Wilson todaTanneuncei
that he will appoint Patrick Joseph Tumulty as Ms private' secretary
when he acceede3 to the presidential effice. .Tumulty has been Wilson's
secretary since the tatter became governor. He Is a college ,, man who,f
like William F. McCombs, enlls
ago and has bee'n with him through
STANDARD OIL MELON CUT TEN MILLIONS FORjNO. D.
-iii . " -. V ',-- '. '
NEW YORK, N. Y., Feb. 3. Although Standard Oil i officially and le-
gaily dissolved, the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, the parent cor-'
poration, has cut a melon in the shape of dividends of forty dollars per share. ,
John D. Rockefeller, it is estimated, has'ten millions added to his wealth by
the process. . ' v'
KING MENELIK IS AGAIN REPORTED DEAD
LONDON, Eng Feb. 3. King Menelik, of Abyssinia, is again reported
dead. The rumor is unconfirmed, and as his demise has been reported sev- ;
eral times previously, doubt exists as to Its authenticity.
JAPANESE HURT IS COLLISION
A Japanese was Injured in a colli
sion this morning with automobile No.
1062, Chauffeur Johnson. The police
were summoned to care for the injur
ed man, who was taken to the hospi
tal. The Japanese is said to have been
riding a bicycle when he came in con
tact with the machine. The wheel was
badly smashed, and to add to the mis
fortunes, of the Japanese the wreck
was afterward stolen.
Supreme courts of the Unit: i
which Is a severe blow to the c:v-
Ina" fights jof the pa tt' half d;i:rv
:;::'"-r .A' vV'.
Gallagher, who attacked Mayor Cay.
was about - to leave the city on a
He has been a Sufferer with paresis
":."r.r, . . :
:ed on the side of WUson': some years -
his recent polKtcar Campaigns
IT WAS ALL IX F13.
Claiming that a serious affray far
which two Koreans were badly batter-'
ed was just a little passing pleasantry,
the defendants failed to make their
claim stick with Judge Monsarrat fca
district court this morning. Two Ko
reans giving names of Cbuig Won
Food and Cho Moon Holt were each '
fined five dollars and eosts- of prose-'
cttion for fighting. : ;-
The abandoned Russlaa fcark Dorbv'
thea was found by .revenue cutter
4C0 miles off Cape Henry, Vlrgfiu.;' "