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From San Franclsee;
Manoa, March 2L
For San Francisco
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Niagara. March 22.
Makara, March 11.
Evening; Bulletin, Est. 1882. No. 6423
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XXIII. No. 7466
24 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, SATURDAY, .MARCH 18. 1910.-24 PAGES
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MAY HELP GUILD
DIG BEACH HOTEL
Capt. William Matson in Letter
Foresees Biq Tourist
TO HOLD EARLY MEETING
Matter May Be Laid Before
Chamber of Commerce With
Capt. William .Mataon,-head of the
Mataon Navigation Company, foreaeec
auch material increase in the tourist
traffic to Hawaii that he believea early
and vigorous action should be taken to
rnaurt sufficient hotel accommoda
tlena for all comers.
In a letter to E. D. Tenney, Capt.
Mataon emphasizes this need for ac
tion to enlarge hotel accommodations
and declarea that If the Matson Navi
Cation Company had to, he believes it
could take an interest in a new hotel
with room for 1000 persons.
Such is the significant substance of
A .communication which. Mr. Tenney
lias sent to President Hagens of the
Mid-Pacific Carnival. Ltd., and which
Mr. Hacona In t urn rrfrrrr voutorH u v
to the Hawaii Promotion Committee,
The Promotion Committee, already
Impressed with the apparent necessity
for more hotel accommodations and
.working to secure them, will hold
meeting next Tuesday morning at
which Capt liaison's letter as com
inunicated by Mr. Tenney will be dls
cussed and the prophcay was made to
day, by Chairman. Oerndt of the com
mlttee that the matter will be laid be
fore the directors of the Chamber of
"Capt llatson's letter la directly in
line with our efforts, says Chairman
Cerndt "and indicates that . Hawaii
next season may expect more tourist
than ever. I am convinced that this
will be the case. It's up to Honolulu
Already the fact. has been published
that, t&4 Territorial Hotel company
plans extensive alterations, " Improve-
dents and enlargements in Its bote)
properties, provided the Great North-
cm la kept on the run, v
Executive Secretary Hardy of the
Carnival corporation yesterday sei,t
the following letter to Director Tay'or
of the Promotion Committee, includ
ing the statements , by Mr. Tenney
and Capt' Mation:
Mid-Pacific - Carnival Ltd.,
Honolulu, T. H.,
.:. March 17, 1916
A. P. Taylor, Esq.,
Director the Hawaii Promotion
Committee, Honolulu, T. H.
Dear sir: By " Instruction of our
Board of Directors'. I hand you the fol
lowing copy bf a letter written under
dale of March t by Mr. E.-D. Tenney
to Mr. J. F. C llagens. In default of
board meeting, the original did -not
come before the Directors until yes
terday afternoon, and I hasten to
ransmlt this copy. Other copier have
leen supplied to the Chamber of Com
merce and to Mr. Lorrin A. Thurston,
on board the S. 8. Great Northern.
The text of the letter follows:. .
Mr. J. F. C Hagens,
President Mid-Faciflc Carnival, Ltd.,
Honolulu.,. , - ;. :,
' Dear Sir: Now that the Carnival is
over, . may be that you are. prepared
to devote youi energies to the solution
of problems which have been brought
very prominently to the tore during
the paat few weeks. One of these is
hotel accommodations for the large
inimber of tourists who are. attracted
litre primarily, we suppose, by ths
Carnival itself. In a recent letter fiom
Capt Matson, ho writes as follows:
"It seems to -' me as though
something should be done with th
hotels in Honolulu. Money is
plentiful now, and I think that
" the people who have at interest
the welfare of Honolulu should be
mIHm ww ' oh BAtnAi fa 1 m 99 A n OUT :"
company should be formed to tak
' over the Moana hotel and build a
new hotel with accommodations
for, say, 1000 people, to be run In
connection therewith. The ques
tion of providing additional hotel
accommoaatton8 snouia-ne sian
cd now, when there is plenty of
money and, if the Mataon Navi
gation Company had to, I think
' we could take an interest in such
a hotel. There are a great many
V . .. t.w. .....
taking a trip to the islands, if they
can be sure of hotel accommoda
tions, and we being unable to as
sure them of such accommoda
tions, they do not go. I think, if
there was a good tropical hotel in
Honolulu, the people would stay
there all winter.
Very truly yours,
(Signed) E. D. TENNEY.
NORMEGIAN GIRL TENNIS
PLAYER RETAINS TITLE
f Mdtd Prtsi bT Prl WlTleul
NEW YORK, N. .. March 18. Miss
Mplla Bjurstedt .the Norwegian ten
nis player w ho on , her visit to the
United States won the woman's na
tional championship, retained her title
to the Indoor championship In her
match, here today.
NEW YORK STOCK I
Following are the closing prices of
stocks on the New York market to
day, sent by the Associated Preas ovet
the Federal Wireless:
American Smelter ...
American Sugar Rfg.
American Tel. 4. Tel
Baldwin Loco. .....
Baltimore A Ohio..
Cethlchem Steel ...
4 S Al f
. . 87H
Calif. Petroleum .......
Canadian Pacific ...... ,
C M. & St P. (St Paul)
Colo. Fuel & Iron
Crucible Steel ..........
Erie Common ....... ...
General Electric .......
Creat Northern Pfd.. ...
Inter. Harv N. J.......
Kennecott Copper ......
Lehigh R. R. ..........
New York Central . .
Ray Consol. ......... ..
Southern Pacific ..... .'
Studebaker . . . ... ..'. .
Tennessee Copper ......
Union Pacific ..........
U. 8. Steel Pfd.........
Utah, ....... .........v.
Western Union . ... . . . .
Westing house ..........
Bid. Ex-dividend. tUnquoted.
HOPE HILL UL'ER
WILL DEItEPT Oil
President Gilman Going From
4 Portland to Meet L. A.
Thurston V ;
Definite hope ' that the Hill 1 liner
Great Northern will be kept on the
Coast-Hawaii run came today to the
local Great Northern Agency.F. L.
Waldron, Lt(C in a cablegram from
the San Francisco office. .The cable
gram, ta. in. answer to the-cable-noin
here outlining the campaign for a sub
scription boaos to keep the Hill liner
running here. ? - ."
This cablegram from Honolulu, aent
Thursday, was as follows:
"Authorize you guarantee our ac
count up to twenty-five thousand dol
lars. against, any deficit gross receipts
passengers, freight, mail below two
hundred .thousand dollars covering
five additional round " trips, present
schedule, operating either Great
Northern or Northern Pacific. Thur
aton goes Great Northern.
The waldron office in San Fran
Cisco cabled back this morning: r
"Wo have given Stone guarantee.
He will telegraph President Gilman,
Portland, to come here (San Francis
co) Tuesday to meet Thurston;
The fact that General Traffic Man
ager Stone is asking President L. C
Gilman to meet L. A. Thurston in San
Francisco Is taken as a very hopeful
indication that the offer of a bonus
la seriously considered. . ; , '
Speaking of today n cable .from San
Francisco, relative , to the conference
to be held Tuesday morning on Lor
rin A. Thurston's arrival In San Fran
cisco between Mr. Thurston, Cal
Stone, and President L. . Gilman of
the Great Northern Pacific Steamship
Company, , Em il A. Bcrndt says today
that it is based on the guarantee, a
copy of which Mr. Thurston has with
him. - -;-.:-.v - '.V- 'X'-:
'C C. von Hamm has been " made
the chairman for this work on hand."
he says. "Every signature on the guar
antee means that the signer will do
all In hla power to work for freight
and passenger business for the Great
Northern. They are all boosting for
the boat as they wouldn't do if they
were paid for it" , 1
"Our committee now- has 332.500
pledged. says a C von Hamm today,
"and I think the whole situation is fa
vorable. In the meantime, we are
working for more subscriptions, to re
lieve. the present guarantors of large
subscriptions. v ' ?
'Our work Is to show the Hill line
people that they have the backing of
Honolulu. If by keeping the Great
Northern on the run we can convince
tourists that Hawaii Is a summer, re
sort, it will be the opening w edge of
summer tourist business, something
we have been trying to get all these
years." . j ..-
DEBATE ON ARMY BILL
PROBABLY ENDS TODAY
(JLssocUt Prasi ty rdnl WiralMi '
WASHINGTON, D. C March 18.
The general debate on the army bill
will probably be completed in the sen
ate today, proceeding on the lines as
expected. ' ' '.
DENY GERMAN CLAIM
TAjisocUtd Ptm y rdrl wirslMsl
WASHINGTON. D. C, March 18.
The French embassy has been in
structed that Paris emphatically., de
nies that the Germans are holding any
portion of Morthomme, as they have
Uncompleted war orders amounting
to S3K,000,noo are held by the Win
chester Repeating Arms' Co. '
SEES END OF WAR
Alexander Ribot Makes State
ment Received As of Ut
GERMAN PARTY PLANS
Would Get Reichstag Sanction
For Under-Sea Campaign
Little Activity on Verdun
'Associated Prtss by Feder! Wireleni)
PARIS, France, March 18. Alexan
dre Ribot, the French minister of
finance, made an address in the cham
ber of deputies today which la regard
ed as one of the most significant of
the war utterances.
"I can say without exaggeration and
without illusion that we now see the
end of the war," he declared.
The utmost importance ia attached
to hia statement There is no ques
tion that the tension in France haa
relaxed and that the French expect a
rapid development of events in favor
of the Allies.
FAVOR SUBMARINE WAR
BERLIN, Germany, March 18. The
National Liberal group in the Reich
stag has decided to introduce at this
session a measure calling for the car
rying on of the submarine warfare
, There is a general lull in the fight
ing on all fronts.
QUIET ON WEST FRONT-
PARIS, France, March lS.--On the
Verdun front today the activity Is
mostly in cannonading. There have
been, no infantry engagements worth
L mentioning. In the Argonne sector,
from Courlis to Chaussels, there haa
be fflV mine-fighting, : with the ad van-
tar via favor of the French. Seven
teen French aeroplanes .today dropped
poro&f on the Conflans and ,Metz ata
Uob and the latter was aetafite. . j
BULGAR TROOPS ACTIVE
r PARIS France, Mareh 18. A Havas
News Agency despatch from Buchar
est reports that during the last few
days there haa been a large movement
of troops in Bulgaria." The movement
has 4een ,so extensive that passenger
and freight - traffic on many of the
roads were suspended. In Rumania,
passenger traffic has been suspended
for ten days between Bucharest and
PrebeaL : :
NEW VON TRPITZ RUMOR
ROME, Italy, March 18. A despatch
received here says that Grand Admi
ral von Tirpltz retirement from the
German ministry of war was due to
his intention to attack the British
fleet with the entire German navy.
which intention both the Kaiser and
Prince Henry vetoed.
LONDON. Eng.. March 18. The
iea3irer: Palembahg has ' been torpe-
The crew was saved. ;
MAY BE MISSIN6-YACHT
AuaetaUd Ttms by Federal Wlffteil y
GALVESTON. ' Tek. . Marcfr . 18.
Descriptions of the-schooner; La Pro
videncia ' wrecked f on,.; the Mexican
coast. Indicate that she fs the yacht
Eclipse, which escaped from Norfolk
with interned Germans aboard. It Is
understood that an investigation will
- ATHENS IS UNEASY
ATHENS. Greece, March 18. All
direct telegraphic communication of
Greece with Germany, Austria. Bul
garia and Turkey, haa been suddenly
eliminated. The ' financial situation
Is of the gravest The families of
soldiers are destitute. - .
I' , CABLEGRAMS
"German Headquarters, March 17.
Six English mine-blastinRo couth of
Looa met with no success. - Violent
artillery duels are taking place today
at several places in Champagne and
between the Meuse and the Moselle.
In the Meuse district the enemy push
ed repeatedly a fresh division against
the German positions on the height
of Jklorthomme. This division is the
27th used since the beginning of the
engagements in this comparatively
small section of the front The first
attack was made without artillery
preparations as a sudden raid. Only
a few companies reached the German
lines, where the few survivors w-ere
made prisoner. The second advance
was stifled by a curtain of fire from
the German positions."
The public and tourists are invited
to visit Cooke Art Gallery and Li
brary at Oahu College with its excel
lent collection of . old masters and
modern paintings. The gallery will
be open tomorrow (Sunday) from
2:30 to 5 o'clock. ' ' ;
Story of Politics in Iowa Which
Landed Tama Man in
8.' C. Huber of Tama, Iowa.
"Now Is the time for alPgodd men
to come to the aid of the party."
- Faithful adherence to this -precepti
upon which, ts a typewriter, exercise,
countless, generations , of ;: ambitious
stenographer have XonadT W WTen
the reasbn .hehind the elevation or s.
C. Huber of Tama, Iowa, to the omce
of United, SUtes district attorney fot
Hawaii. ' . . ; , - ,
According to stories from the Iowan
cornfields; Huber has been coming to
(Continuen. on page three).
Harry Irwin: and Manuel Ca-
dmha of Hilo m Accident;
Latter: Painfully Injured 1
rsur-Balletla Special jr- Jlntnal Wlrelesi
HILO. March 18. Harry Irwin,
prominent attorney of this city,'nar
rowly escaped serious injury today
when an automobile in which he was
riding was struck by a freight train at
a railroad crossing at Kawainul. The
automobile was demolished by being
dragged for a distance of 200 feet by
the locomotive's cowcatcher.
Manuel Cadinha, a luna at the Ho
nolulu Plantation Company, who was
riding with Irwin, was painfully In
jured. When the automobile was
picked up by the cowcatcher, Cadinha
fell on to the pilot and rode there un
til the train came to a stop.
HART OF MAUI
SUr-Bnlltln SpscUl 7 Mutual Wireless)
WA1LUKU, .March 18. Edmnnd H.
Hart, self-confessed embezzler or
county funds, was today sentenced by
Judge Edings to serve from four to
ten years at hard labor.
Hart Indicted for the embezzle
ment of $5036.80 of the funds of the
eecend circuit court yesterday plead
ed guilty to the charge. Hart's defal
cation occurred during the time he
was clerk of the court.
At the request of Attorney James
l Coke, who left for Honolulu last
evening. Judge Edings convened court
at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon in
order to give Mr. Coke an opportunity
to make a statement in connection
with the sentencing of Hart Coke's
address was brief, and. his plea for
eniency in sentence was based large-
y on the fact that. the former clerk is
the father of a family of 12 children.
eight of whom are still dependent up-
on him, and any penalty imposed must
aiso oring narasuip 10 mem.
f Vi4 "--I . v
. i i
TO BE ASKED TO
Gov. Pinkham Decides Mem
bers of Legislature May Re
tain Their Commissions
STAND SUPPORTED RY
Appeal Will Be Made to Con
gress if Attempt is Made to
Governor Pinkham has decided that
membership in the territorial legisla
ture does not bar citizens of Hawaii
from holding commissions in the Ni
tional Guard, and will not ask for the
resignations of the few officers whose
status was for a time called into ques
tion because of Section 1 of the Or
ganic Act. All members of the guard
are asked to "stand pat."
More than that Governor pinkham
has tos-ied a warning that attacks on
the National Guard heie must cease.
i "In any attempt to disorganize or
disrupt, an appeal will be made direct
to the National Government and Con
gress" that is one sentence from the
governor's letter of today tit Brig.-Ocn
Samuel I. Johnson, tlie adjutant gen
eral. V :",'". .
Opinion from Walsh. .
Governor Pinkham'a letter to Gen.
Johnson was for the purpose of en
closing a copy of a letter from former
governor David I. Walsh of Massachu
setts, whose-advice on guard commis-.
aions for legislature members was
sought by the territorial executive.
Governor Pinkham's letter follows:
. -.v , : ' . ' -March 18. 1916.
"Brig.-Gen.' Samuel I. Johnson, ,;
"National Guard of Hawaii,
"Honolulu, T. H.
Sir::. . ' -x::-r- :-'V " ,
"For your information, the National
Guard end the public, I attach a copy
of -. a communication from Honorable
David I. Walsh; ex-Governor of Massa
J chuaetts,. relative .ta. officers an4 mn
pomnrlBina- the' National Guard- ot
Massachusetts.'. ; .' ' .
"I have advised ypu! to request all
members of the' .Nitional Guard of
(Continued on page two)
Promise . of Suspended Sen
tence Arranqed Before Beer
Sellers Were Arrested
Pleading guilty - to- the , charge of
selling liauor without a ucena e, Aug
ust Perachke and Helnrich Muller, sail
ors" ..from the warbound , German
freighters in the local harbor, received
a" suspended sentence in police couit
The climax of the case came as a
distinct sumrlse to persons . in the
courtroom who had watched it from
the time' the arrests were first made
on ' the evening of March 9.
Attorney Frank Thompson arose to
speak for the defendants as soon as
the case was taken up this morning.
He stated that from the time the war
bound boats had been in port it had
been customary for beer to he brought
on board, so that the sailors, in a sort
of club, might have what they desired.
He said that they would chip in to
gether and pay for the beer from time
Gradually, Mr. Thompson stated,
these' men became' a little loose, tak
ing in friends from the . outside,
friends urging that they too .be al
lowed to pay for what they drank.
Asked Him to Wait -
"When License " Irzpector Fennel 1
came to me," said Mr. Thompson, and
told me about this practise, I asked
him to wait before making any ar
rests, until Consul Georg Rodiek could
return from his vacation. Mr. Fennel!
told me he could not do this, and so
I said for him o go ahead, that I
would aasume the responsibility of
handling the case myself."
Thompson then reveiewed how' an ar
rangement had been made at Hack
feld & Company's,' whereby two' men
stewards from the boats -should be
brought up to the firm's headquarters,
should plead guilty, and should be
(Continued on page thre),
W. E. R0 WELL VERY '
LOW AT HOSPITAL
W. E. Rowell, former superintend
ent of public works, who was . taken
to Queen's Hospital suffering from a
paralytic stroke last Saturday, Is re
ported as being very low this after-
noon. His condition is considered
'more serious than during the last few
aajs. , ,
OP DEAL TO LET
MEN OFF LIGHT?
MEXICANS OPPOSE AMERICANS
OCCUPYING ANY CITIES; BASE
CAMPAIGNS MAY BE PREVENTED
Paso Advices Say Situation "Most
Since Invasion Be2an"Re-
wards For Villa
$100,000 Bandits Playing
f Associated Press Service by Federal Wireless!
EL PASO. Texas. March 18. A new lcveKpmcnt in tlic U. S.
camjiaigti against Gen. "Pancho" ilia, ami the most serious since the
American troops invaded-Ak-xaan soil, o.me in the o xhUo of the
Carrann'sta of ficials and inilit.u v authorities to the Americans tH-cupy
ing any Mexican city oir town. I
This develppnicnt brings up a new attitude on the part of the Car
ranzitas and one that menaces the early success of the camfiain. If
the Carranza government prevents the American troops from occu.-v.
ing cities iuMcxican territory-,-, it . will interfere with the American army
forming bases from which to tnd out its cxjcditions.
Clen. ; Villa today is rcorted to be in the neighborhood of" 1$
Cruccs, MO miles south of Casa Grandcs. This information ha come
to the Carranza general. Gavira
TJ-ioro o ,s,i ..f M rrv nnr ....i . ';t,..i r... .i...
.iviv i j nun a ivmi ui ai nasi
capture of Vilh." Ranchmen along
amount. ' .
AGDOUii Oil REEF
Good Ship Manila in Precarious
i Position Nearly Two Hours;
Hauled Off By Tugs
v .At 2:50 this afternoon tha Chilean
steamer Manila waa putted from the
reef at the harbor mouth by the Young
Brothers' tug Makaata and Helen,
after she had lain on the rocks badly
keeled and with her bow high from
the water for nearly two hours.
The little steamer, bound, from San
Francisco to the Far East, arrived' off
port about 11:30 o'clock this morning
and at 1 o'clock started In for 300 tona
of bunker coal. '' -
She suddenly veered toward the
Waikiki side of the channel entrance,
and ran half her length on the rocks,
about 600 feet from the lighthouse.
Shortly after 2 o'clock the Young
Brothers' tugs Makaala and Helen got
a line on the Manila and endeavored,
without success, to pull her into deep
water. The steamer did not budge.
Fully half her length is on the rocks.
- Just before 3 o'clock the. ballast
tanks aft were filled, which lowered
the stern and raised the bow, with the
result that the tugs were able to pull
the Manila around at right angles to
the harbor channel. - "
- The accident at once drew aid from
the waterfront, the tug Intrepid, the
navy tug Navajo and the i lighthouse
tender Columbine steaming at once
to the distressed steamer. Two ot
Young Brothers launches also went
to render help if possible, and Dr. VV.
F. ' James, acting surgeon, public
health service, put out In a tug from
The Manila,' a small ship. Is bound
from San Francisco for Port Sweiten-
ham. Straits Settlements, and intended
to resume her voyage as soon as she
got fuel here, i
The Manila ia taking S'M) tons ot
dredging machinery to the Straits Set
tlement port. -She left San Francisco
March 8, and as she Is a slow boat, did
not arrive here until today, ending
the first lap of her long journey.
Bought to take her shipment to the
Far East, as freight rates on other
(Continued on page two)
HAWAII BUILDING AT
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1
Hawaii's exposition building in San
Francisco has been leased to the Ex
position Preservation League for a
period of six months ending Septem
ber 1, Secretary W. W. Thayer an
nounced today. The territory has no
funds to provide for upkeep of the
exhibits, but the Promotion Commit
tee has promised to see that the Ha
waiian fish placed there . during the
exposition are., maintained. ,
Before the . expiration of the lease
the land on which the building stands
will be condemned for park, purposes
by the city of San Francisco if present
plans are carried out The exposition
company's lease of the land from
private owners expires September 1.
In case it is found impossible to
acquire the land the building. will be
Soved across the street to, land which
city already owns. In either event
a new lease will be executed by Sec
retary Thayer. ... !
When the legislature convenes he
will endeavor to have ;a bin put
through donating the building- to the
Exposition. Preservation t-eague.
Capture Now Total
p ijj,ajkj ill lldlU UlillCU IUI lllv
the border have offered half this
VILLA FAST RETREATING
INTO MEXICAN INTERIOR
WASHIXGTOX. I). C. Mar. 18
Information received from va
rious sources bv the Waidiiuj'td.i
departments is that Gett. ilia
fleeing into the interior of Mexico.
He is not expected to make a st in.l
which case the cami)ain will, result
in a guerilfa 'wariareaccordirig to
well-informed aniiy men. 4
MORE MEXICAN FIGHTING
TORRKOX, .Afexico. March 1$.
-Two bands of factionalists, Con
stitutionalists' and Villistas,; have
been fighting since .yesterday at
Canyon Giorritos, according to
news received here. It is retxjrted
that 26 have been killed and 30 cap
tured in a battle near Du ran go be
tween Constitutionalists and Pacifists.-
. - - '
MUTINY IS RUMORED
NOG ALES Ariz.. March 18.
Froni across the border comes word
that the Constitutionalist garrison
at . Hermosilla ; is the center or
trouble, the exact nature of which j-J
unknown.' The report that the gar
rison had mutinied is unconfirmed.
WHERE "SCOOP" IS CRIME
COLUMDUS. X. M., March 18
Orders have been issued by the
army authorities here that news
paper correspondents will be held
accountable, for their despatches un
der the "national defense" act.
r t'.- n l?' it i: .
.Maj. ni; rv. oanipjc, luniniaiiumg
the troops here, declares that "the
man who gets a 'scoop is an arch
criminal." and "we have evidence to
bring several under tlic operation
of the federal law."
FEAR MEXICAN OUTLAWS
DEL RIO, Texas, March 13. Mexi
can residents across the Rio Grande
from here are fearful because num
bers of armed Mexicans are In the
vicinity and are believed to be oper
ating Independently of tjie guerillas. -
EL PASO, Texas, March 18. An ex
tensive fire has- been observed below
Juarez along the Mexican. & North
western railroad,, near High bridge. ,
Gen. Gavira asserted .today that the
crisis In the relations between the
United "States and Mexico has passed.
- MAY USE RAfLROAPS ;
WASHINGTON'. D.. C, March 18.
The authorities here do not believe
that-correspondents are -liable under
the defense - act for ' publishing news
concerning- troop movements. They
say the act deals specifically with the
sale of Information to foreign govern
ments and the publishing of plans,
specifications and photographs of
forts, etc. - '''"
Gen. Funston has requested of thr
Mexican de facto government that
supplies and troops may be shipped
over. Mexican railroads, an3 it is be
lieved here tha his .request will i