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HOKOLTILTJ STAB-BULMnm 31, 1917.
AUI ; WOMAN LIFTS VEIL H WING AT
ilf iM HINDU PLOTTERS MOM TO OPi
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Mfs:Sarangada Das, Wife of Sugar Chemist, In Testifying for
" Government,; Reveals Struggle of Hindu Plotters to Control
; Her Destiny One wanted Her to be tne Moaern joan oi Arc
V of India to Destroy British sovereignty Anotner sougnt xo
V Mace Her an Idealist in Behalf or Hinaus
CA: weird story of Oriental subtlety that sought to enmesh a
woman's heart as well as sway her mind, was interwoven into
the story of Hindu plotting to overthrow British rule in India,
oy .airs, oarangaua uas, wiie oi me cnexmsi ior me iviaui ngu
cultural Company, in her testimony as a government witness
in the Hindu conspiracy trial. Her story on the witness stand
is; related by the San Francisco Chronicle of December 22.
Mr.' and Mrs. Das were married In
Honolulu last June and for a time
they Hred at the PierpolnL
Her husband returned to the Isl
ands last week, having left San Fran
cisco before she took the stand.
Tht Taraknaih Das referred to is
the Hindu who was refused permis
sion to land while the Oriental liner
that bore him to San Francisco was
here' last' summer. At that time his
baggage and personal effects were
searched by the U. 8. marshal's office,
rTbe Chronicle's story follows:
- Flames : of Oriental passion that
burned hatred Into the hearts of two
was a detriment to ner nusoana s ca
The couple were divorced the fol
low In z month. Unabashed by the
dark eyes of Taraknatb Das, which
never left her face..the woman calm
ly detailed the activities of Har
Dayat binding upon all of the other
defendants If linked to the plot by
the government: told of translating
William Jennings Bryan's article on
British rule In India, published in
pro-Indian newspaper at Zurich,
Switzerland, at his request; Identified
two letters written by Dayal to Alex
ander Berkman, American anarchist.
urging the latter to send I. W. W.s
Hindu leaders ta the Plot to restore i Uj anarchists- to aid the German
independence to India; that orougnt Hindu cause, and personal letters
dJisensn and threats of exposure,
wero Kindled before the Jury yes
terday; t the oerman-Hindu revolt
of the two Hindu leaders to herself.
Subtle Art Practised
The letters; written to the witness
trial by r woman In a calm betraya of Htr Dtyal urging her to return
both mv made nemies througn ae- tnd lead the accused plotters to the
aire to control her destiny: accomplishment of their ends In India
The' woman was Mrs. Sarangada through revolution, that found their
Das, dark' of hair and eyes, a native way Into the court record, evidently
of Switzerland, but now. the wife of a formed the aftermath of a series In
Hindu chemist Is Honolulu. Her ay- which all of the subtle arts of the
pearance .as a government witness
stirred the ashes of California col
lege romance, which found Its ending
Oriental were brought Into play
force her to break her resolve.
In ' one letter the Hindu . leader
la a San Francisco divorce court while Is poke of sending 1 200 to pay her pas
the Hindu revolutionary leaders fought
to control her destiny one to trans-
sage. back to Swltserland. In others.
evidently tiring of his failure, Dayal
form her into a modern Joan' of Arc I asserted that ahe could "go too
leading the Indiana in intrigue against land -then -begged forgiveness and re-
the British -the other to inspire her 1 iterated a plea that ahe return. She
to be an idealist and a teacher to In-1 answered the letters and received the
die. Shdrn of her Indian name,' Mrs.
Das' in the former Miss Frieda' Ma-
money, the witness said.
Letters penned ;by Taraknatb Das,
tilia Hanswlrth, Stanford z- student, I writer and student, who was dramatl
who; la August; 1910. became the bride cally accused by Preston of seeking to
of Dr. Arthur Lee Munger of San I embroil the United States with Japan
Francisco, then attached to the medl
tal staff of the Lane Hospital,
were Xhen attending Stanford.
tereaony took place in the ralley of
te Arroyo.. Graodt. the home of the
and China that munitions might be
Both I shipped to India in the confusion, lol
The I lowed. ..-. : - v
Excerpts from the letters follow:
Tour-work is to instill. spirit anc
lect known as the' Temple of the Peo-J force In our people, so that they will
Was Stanford Student
produce and utilize all that are neces
sary for building up a great nation
ni Doth were students' of philosophy, I f0 glorious one. Realize your telf-
ard the ceremony under which thej
were married accentuated the philo
usposed responsibility. Ton say you
are ready to- die. Ihdeed. to love
atpMcal and the social side pf mar-1 to die-When yon feel keenly
and ininlxaized tie religious, ims miseries or ue-wona, u if . not
Hunger was a college debater, athleto
and gifted 'muCclatt," and hlalwlfe,
tten a Bonnhelm fellow In English
and an advanced German student It
eal 'heroism to" jump against odds
ana die. It is easy to die, but It re-
Quires strength to endure . and strut
gle and, ' above aU, to overcome v ob
ICusxer first net Har Dayali'who was
a prof essor of t philosophy, now in
was at FtzJarA that i then Mml I Stables..
tiotj anouia not only be an Idealist,
like MazxlnL but you are also to do
Eerlla, and named by the KOYernmeiin kIaa of. work' which isdone by
as tne ctiet iimaa conspirator. - .
It was upon her statement to tie
f-teulty at Stanford, according toJ the
Bismarck, r Try to create sentimenta
ui German universities and educated
quarters while you devote your time
Federal cfficlala,: ot Har Dayal'a to- Can yoo.read my
dally revolutionary activitlea. that he wonh -these lines and I hope
I yon will not understand me.
Luii u ivtbvr. um wrote.
suuuosB, ucar' yuu are w
the-, Hlsia was arrested as an an-
tlc-s : . fled to Germany whn. tti ua 10 missions Tree, so
lit crty ca. bail. . At Stanford the then ?J of: ItJ?eSuf ?ttt l d
f'rm Tfrrnt. iIia, mrf 1IMV.tli 1uuB,lin;OKUI IW iW UOT9 IS VeTT
Das. Hindu leader.'oa trial' at a de- fr JL v rMMUy.?T
feiiast- . shunned by all who want to be
la 1S14 she left San Francisco for
mother. Here ahe met Har. Dayal
tbcrtly after . the outbreak of the
Eurcpeaa 'war and then the govern
ment charges, a member of the Berlin
Isdiia committee. Har DayaL the
great. I accuse people for intoler
ance, but I advise you to be intolerant
u the way of your, settled Dlanu Do
not act like a baby and try to set up
every tnree minutes a new playhouse
or a nre work. Do not be tempted
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wiui Disu-eounaingT 1 vocauon or a
cc-.spiriBn a uTn tnuna from - which ilii k.
P to England and work among! u.. .
. .Tv JZZXr w " r4" I wmPt to -lure the : witness back to
Switzerland and to Berlin. Daa wrote:
1 nope that he will let you alone
f eitf r9 tVai MvnYf
Ursea Revolution Plot
lAxtr ce proposed, sne aaia, thatior 1 snail publicly bring about dls-
ate o to mcua an,d spread revolo-j grace on him. I am maddened and I
tlcnary prapaganda. and lastly that wlab I could get. an opportnlty in
rr.a return to the united States andieee him. Many things are left un
set as nis agent. ,tne declined be-end some things very strong: ly
cause sne opposed, sne lesunea, se- uut aoout-personal relations
curing a change in Indian govern- with Har DayaL you are the best
Dent through violence, although ad- Jadge. But do not allow God Almighty
mining that ahe ; waa fundamentally even to HU your own personality. I
mtrrestea in : jnaiaaatruggie lor in- going to ten you of r. what -'bis
tsrendeace, r-" , v weakness and faking for Utopian!
Ehe consented to eatlsfy his en- civilization : by dreamina; " fooliaa
treaties, she said, to brina messares liaeaiajT v r . v v.
to Ham Chandra, and Munshl Rham,i Be accuses Har Dayak of escaping
C;::ncants on tnav and others, but I1 me united, states by forfeiting
destrcred them before reaching Amer-1 tbe money of Hindu laborers and of
l;a. Il;r arrival in San Francisco I preaewng anarchism,
t! -nillzed the bezinnlnr of the battle I ; Later be sars:
between Har Dayal and Taraknath! "He once confessed to us that a
Das to control her destiny, revealed laan or woman who -wants to do
fc letters introduced by United States I Ood to : Mother -must h with kp
Attorney John W. Preston, and sound- j nd today he brags about the eman-
ed the death knell of, her college ro-cirauon of women by trapping you
tr.mce. 'la November; Hit,-she use4ta' bis den of dreamy , foolishness
Dr licnrar for oivorce.- Ona of her uauer tne work of sreat: maraltud-;
'aHe rati ens was that, he' bad brought He 18 now enjoying the sympathy ofi
a. Etr.n;e woman to their apartmenta 10 imaa world, bnt he is a iirk
at 1220 Fine street, who has said "ahe I politician with great understanding
s ' - I of psychological moments.- - : , -
i ; Mr, Das r-also identified a lettir
written by Har Dayal to MIsa Ethrf
coisen in care of IC Slickerman, at-
torne j in tne . Pacinc bundinr. : from
StambouL .Turkey. The letter nrred
taa young woman to come to Constan
tinople in .the Interest of the conspir
acy cnargea by the government. In
a statement , to the government the
woman told of meeting Har Dayal at
I a radical readinr club, which met in
the borne of Mrs. Alice Park at Palo
Alto. JErnesV Sekunna of New; York
iroiiowed Mrs. Das to , the stand. Se
I knnna told of : " being In partnershia
wnn ur. c. ic qhakravarty; a-defendant,
in manufacturing a nerve medi
cine." -.--v.. ,:.r . -.'"
An adjournment waa taken' nntu
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Kiiiv'.tt asi Kli Sts.
ia a treat, fire in a Brooklyn ele-
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vator 160,000 bushels of wheat, oats
ana Daney have been destroyed,' and
damage done to the amount of 240.000
Lpounds. . incendiarism is suspected.
To celebrate the opening of the
Diamond Head wing of the Moana bo
tel a dance will be given this evening
on the broad lanais of the hotel. In
cluding those of the new wing. A
special menu for the evening has beec
prepared and a large number of tables
have been reserved by civilians' ami
army and navy people. The dance
will continue to well after midnirht
and the many whistles throughout the
city nave announced the coming of the
The new wing has been under con
struction for over a year and with it
completion Honolulu is given the most
up-to-date accommodations In the inl
ands. Several hundred thousand dol
lars has been spent In Its erection.
The little court in the rear facta
the sea has been converted for this
evening into a tete-a-tete garden wltb
very harmonious lighting efrects. A
full orchestra will play during the din
ner hour and afterward for the benefit
of the dancers.
GRAND OPENING AT MOANA
Grand opening tpnlght at Moana
hotel of the Diamond Head wing. Spe
cial dinner will be served at twn haI.
lars per cover. Please make table res
Special music during dinner and for
Our friends and natron th- armv
and navy and th nnhH- rcnantln in
cordially invited to attend. Adv.
DUTCH LINER DELAYED
BY SEVERE WEATHER
Severe weather on the voyage from
San Francisco to Honolulu was en
countered by the Dutch steamer Willis
which arrived here this morning. The
weather waa so rough that it delayed
the arrival of the steamer for nearly
One of the ship's officers says the
storm began on December 24 and cun-
tinned for three days, after which
there was a strong northwest swell.
There were only three cabin pas
sengers, Mrs. A. Roy Fortney and
child and Miss B. V. Honyman. all
Americans bound for Singapore. Mrs.
Fortney will rejoin her husband, a
businessman, upon arrival there.
JAPAN SEED RICE
Now for sale by Henry May Co.,
Ltd., at same price as Hawaiian rice.
A public hearing will be held in
the assembly hall of the boarrd of su
pervisors at 7: SO o'clock on the even
ing of January. 29 on tfie proposed
improvement of Beretanla ntreet, on
the frontage basis between Punahou
street and the King street extension.
A resolution to this effect, was intro
duced at last night's meeting of the
board by Supervisor Arnold under
resolution 118 adopting the prelimin
ary report on the city eni.lnenr on the
LAHEA TO BE
Luncheon will be served at the
usual time tomorrow. New Year's Day,
at Lanlakea, 1041 Alakea street. Adv.
Beginning- January 1. Mrs. Taylor
will conduct her floral business ex
clusively at the Nursery, on Park road.
Nuuanu valley, where ahe hopes to
give her many friends and patrons
even better service. The same tele
phone. 2339, will be retained for the
convenience of your future patronage.
GRAND OPENING AT MOANA
Grand opening tonight at Moana
hotel of the Diamond Head wing. Spe
cial dinner will be served at two dol
lars per cover. Please make table res
ervations. Special music during dinner and ftr
Our friends and patrons, the army
and navy and the public generally are
cordially invited to attend. Adv.
"Girlie, you are neglecting your ap
pearance. Why is this?"
"Algernon doesn't care for me."
"Well, don't bite off your nose to
spite your face. Powder it up and go
after some other young man." Louis
1137 Port Street . '
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