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HONOLULU, HAWAII, FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 1912.
ON TRIAL FOR
Harry Murray was charged with
'the manslaughter of Timoteo Hernan
desNln the police court this morning.
The courtroom was crowded, many
prominent people being present, In
cluding Mayor Fern, Attorney Gen
eral Lindsay and Supervisor Low.
J L. Horner took stenographic
notes of tho proceedings.
Defendant was evidently nervous
and under considerable mental stress tpre.
during tho proceedings.
The attorney general sat on tho
left hand of Mr. Cathcart during tho
Attorney E. C. Peters appeared for
the defense and waived tho. reading
of tho charge. Ho was ready to pro
ceed. Prosecuting O fflcer Brown was also
ready to go ahead.
County Attorney Cathcart conduct
ed the prosecution.
Andre Garcia was the first witness.
Garcia said that Hernandes was a
relative of his wife. They lived to
gether. On Sunday about midnight
' he left his house on Illver street near
Kukul. A little later on he saw him
lying dead In the middle of tho street
near his house. Hernandes' ago was
about fifty-six. Ho was partially par
alyzed in the right side and some
times walked with a cane. When ho
loft- the house on Sunday night Iig
took no cane with him. He drank no
liquor of any sort. His hearing was
good, but his sight such that ho had
to wear glasses.
Dr. Emerson Called.
Dr. Emerson testified as at the in
quest. On -the suggestion of tho pros
ecution tho detailed report of the re
sult of the autopsy was read by wit
ness'. Tho fracture at the base of
the skull was evidently caused by
Imnact with the road. A bruised con
dltlon on the side of the head, be
tween scalp and skull, was due to im
pact with some substnnce. Deceased
wns In a pqor state, physically. Frac
ture of the skull caused death.
Witness didn't think that an ordin
ary fall, would have caused tho frac-j
turn of the skull. Momentum was I
necessary. In his opinion a slight .that they were going from Honoiuu
shove wouldn't have caused tho frac-' tomorrow. In fact, judging by the way
West Virginia, spoke of tho auto ride ' that fresh orders would
on New Year's Eve. He was anxious . to keen them here a little longer,
to co to a luau and Murray volun- It is pretty well nssurod, however,
teered to take him to one. that they will leave for San Diego to
While passing along River street morrow morning at about 10 o'clock.
he saw a man about fifty feet ahead Many of the officers' wives are booke.l
going along in a befuddled. condition, i to leave by the Mongolia tomorrow
When about twelve feet nway ho nfternoon, and the vessels nro taking
halted and tho car bore to the right, .on their water supplies. Coaling is
practically through now and, If no or-
There was a business-like air about
the officers of tho fleet this morning.
None of. them seemed at all pleased
B. P. Henderson Called.
P. Henderson of the U. S. S.
they all qualified their statements that
they wero going as far as they knew,
' it would socm that they were In hope3
dera aro received soon, the boats will rather southerly course in order to see
be on their way to the Coast. whether the island of Legardo can bo
The flagship California, the West located.
Virginia and tho-Maryland aro in port. It is safe to assume that the send
The South Dakota, and the Colorado off will bo an enthusiastic one. Tho
are outside, ana will not comc.oacK oincers anu men navo maao a 101 ui
again unless tho weather Is too rough friends down here, and there will be
outside for the tenders to co out and many down to wave goodbye. Tho
supply them with water. If tho weather band, on the Navajo, will accompany
Is unfavorable, then they will slip In the fleet to tho mouth of the channol.
and get water and go away again.. The sight should be a very gay one
A Musical senaort.
As far as Is known now, tho Hawaii
an Band will be at the naval wharf at, tQ settle tbo causo of thosmall
nau-pasi nine anu win pmj mu "! ,onk on tho naK8hlp. So far nothing
out. When tno uoais nre au ouibiue. ,,,-., lo Vnnn i1PVonrt tho fact that
(Continued on page Eight)
The California Leax,
A board of Inquiry is still at work
they will drop into fleet formation, I
and with the California in the lead,
will steam nway for San Diego by a
The first crib of the Pearl Harbor
dry dock has been completed. Yes
terday the workmen finished pouring
in the concrete, said Lieutenant Gay
ler this morning. It is expected to
allow the 'concrete three weeks in
which to harden. In the interim
divers will make periodical visits to
see how the work is progressing. As
soon, in their opinion, as tho concrete
has hardened thoroughly, pumping
operations will bo begun.
Tho pumping of the crib will bo
done gradually and under the keenest
of supervision. Tho floor of tho dock
is now nnlled down, as It were, with
big piles and a layer of concrete.
This will bo carefully wntched to sco
that It does not lift as tho water is
puniped out. The ofllclnls In charge
of the work are fairly confident now
that everything will go off satisfactorily.
Harry Murray, ar.Ucd Ibis morning
by a Star man if thero. was any truth
in tho report that ho had resigned,
"Resign nothing. I'll resign when I
go to jail. Why should 1 resign, any
OF SUGAR WA
(Associated Press Cables'to the Star.)
WILLIAMSBURG, January 5. The Havemcyer refineries have closed
down on account of over-production. Five thousand men aro out of em
TANGIER, January 5. Revolting Moroccans attacked Sefrou, whero '
thero Is a garrison with French officers, and were repulsed after a fight ot
eight hours. Tho garrison had five killed and fifteen wounded. Roenforco-
ments havo gone forward.
there Is a slight seepage.
Last night the officers of tho .Mary
land had an enjoyable dance on board
their ship. The quarterdeck was won
derfully decorated for the occasion
and everyone had a thoroughly enjoy
able time. Dinner was served on
board, and afterward a dance was
Tho men will make the most ot
their remaining liberty, for it an
ceases tonight, and everyone, except
thoso who have duty ashore, must be
on board again. , . , -
A Sailor's Funeral Today.
Tiio funeral of tho late C. Vlenot,
gunner's mate, first cla., will lako
place this afternoon from tho U. S. S.
Maryland. Vlenot died from append!
continued on Page Eight.)
California Bandits Rob Mail
REDDING, Cal., January 5. Three bandits entered tho mall car ot tho
Oregon Express at Red Bluff last night and bound three clerks under tho
menace of a rifle. The registered mall was taken and the bandits escaped
CONSIDERABLE ERROR ALLEGED
IN THE GLEGHORN ACCOUNTS
If tho report made by V. M. Harri
son, as master, on tho first and final
accounts of Percy Cleghorn', A. G. M.
Robertson and James E. Jaeger, ex
ecutors of the estate ot the late Ar
chibald Scott Cleghorn, Is approved by
Judge Robinson, it will be up to the
executors to dig Into their pockets
MUST PAY COST
Dr. Blue Wins
In tho meeting of the Board of
Health which was held yesterday aft
ernoon thero was, besMo tho ordinary
routlno work, a 'discussion of tho pol
icy In the mosquito campagn, hut.
Tho rtecular monthly meeting of
tho Board of Agriculture and Forestry
will be held Monday afternoon at two
o'clock. The monthly reports of tho
superintendents ' will bo considered,
and probably tho regulations concern
ing tho quarantining of dogs will bo
gono over again, as tho governor has
changed their wording. As yet thero
hns never been a caso of rabies in
the Islands, but It Is thought wlso to
take all precaution.
to the tune of nearly $1300, with which
amount Harrison recommends that
they be surcharged. . '
The executors, In the account, charge
themselves with receipts totaling $40,-
1G9.09. But the master contends that owing to tho absence of Attorney Gen
Items making a total of $1207.02, paid oral Lindsay, the meeting was ad
out on account of Inheritance tax for journed until this morning, when- It
and on behalf of .legatees under the was arranged for a committee to meet
will, should not be included in the dis- the Civic Sanitation Committee In nr
bursemonls, and he recommends that der t discuss various phases of the
tho executors bo surcharged with thatlqUeaton. It was tho general conscn
amount. Ho also recommends that I BUS ol opinion that the work In future
they bo surcharged with $00.35 addl-should bo carried on at tho expense
tlonal as an overcharge of commIs-'of individual owners, and that tho of-
slons. fleers of tho government shall act
M. T. Slmonton, as master, reports , moreiy ng inspectors. S Tho question
on tho first and flnnl accounts of ,.w tn doai ...m, offenders was nlso
WASHINGTON, January 0. President Taft will, on Monday, send to
the Senate the nomination of Rupert Bluo for Surgeon General. Tho term
will hereafter be for four years.
SUIT TO RECOVER $5000 FOR
EJECTMENT FROM STREET CAR
R. Gait, exocutor of tho estate of
Helen Seymour Judd. Ho finds-that
tho executor has mado a mistake of a
dollar In computing commissions, but
that tho error is In favor of the estate.
Ho thereforo recommends that Mr.
Gait bo paid back tho dollar. Other
wise ho finds that account correct.
SUES TO RECOVER
THE AUTO PART!
The alleged Bucklo luau on Now
Year's cvo was not, it transpiros, a
luau at all but a watchlng-ln of tho
now year by tho Bucklo family and a
It -was nurelv a nrlvate affair at
which tho party in tho auto whloh L,
iBolLn wvlrlylng wore buttorsila"
Sheriff Jarrett came down to his of
fice bright and early this morning in
his customary good health.
In tho course of a short tlmo, how-
ovor, ho was seized with vomiting and
had to go to tho resldenco of a friend
whoro ho Is staying at present.
It appears that yesterday Jarrett
purchased some fresh crab from a
local moat markot and partooif hearti
ly of It for dinner.
His indisposition is belloved to bo
duo to this cause and his friends aro
apprehensive that bo may have con
Mary S. Telxolra, who In 1003 ob
tained a dlvorco from Julio Teixctra,
and who has slnco remarried, wants
to recover possession and tho custody
of her young daughter which was, at
tho tlmo tho dlvorco was granted,
given to tho father by Judge Gear.
Tho woman has filed in tho circuit
court a petition in ,whlch sho claims
that tho father has gono away and is
now in California. Tho girl, who was
only three years old when tho father
and mother separated, has been loft
In tho custody ot Mario. Crastos do
Conselcao, who lives In Kallhl. Tho
mother avers that tho Girl is develop
ing evil tendencies and she fears that,
unless tho child bo given a mother's
caro and protection, sho will go to
Claiming that although ho had onco
paid his fare, Conductor James Mc
Ginncs ot Rapid Transit car 20 on
tho Llliha street lluo tried to collect
a second faro and, when it was re
fused, violently assaulted htm and put
him off tho car, Wong Hon has brought
suit in tho circuit court against tho
(Rapid Transit Company lor uuvu
.damages, together with costs of court.
I In his complaint Wong Hon claims
that on tho evening of uecemuer 1.1
Inst ho was a passenger on a Punuuou
car, where ho paid his five cents
w . 1 1 ll.
fare. Ho took a transfer aim ui uio
corner of'KIng and Fort streets chang
ed to a Llliha car. Tho conductor tooic
up his transfer but after ho had rid-
Admiral Evans Buried
WASHINGT.ON, January The funeral ot Rear Admiral Robley D.
Evans, U. S. N., today was accompanied by full military honors. President
Taft, the cabinet and Admiral Dewey were present.
Record Freezing Weather
"SAN FRANCISCO, January 5. Thts-ls tho roctird cold weather of tti'aj
Middlo West and 'of the Canadian Northwest, whero tho mercury standout!
forty degrees below zero.
Carnegie to Testify
WASHINGTON, January 5. Andrew Carnegie will be called to testify
In the Steel Trust Investigation on tho 10th.
School Collapses, Many Killed
SEVILLE, January 5. A private school building collapsed here today
and many children and teachers were killed.
(Morning Cable Report on Page Ten.)
to Conselcao to appear in court to
morrow with tho girl and show how
it is that he happens to havo her.
den a tow blocks tho conductor came
back and domanded five cents more.
Tho plaintiff refused to pay It, where
upon, ho says, Conductor McGlnnes
violently nssaultod him and ejected
him from tho car.
Determined lo get his monoy's worth
tho plaintiff tried to reenter tho car
but while ho was on tho step tho
conductor again assaulted him, boat
him sovoroly and knocked him from
All this, Wong Hon says, Injured
him in body and mind and brought
him Into tho contempt of other peoplo
who wero on tho car. Ho thinks It
(Associated Press Cables to the Star.) ,
TIENTSIN, January 5. Thero Is fierce lighting near Lancho wf j'.
British and German troops havo been sent to Shanghai.
Presldont Sun hns manlfestood tho powers concerning tho establish
mont of stablo government and tho abolishment ot trado restrictions and!
also aid in tho consummation ot his plans-.
RECEIVING HAPPY RELEASE
Tho quarantlno station Is gradually
emptying out tho Spanish and Portu
guese Immigrants who came here In
will tako just nbout $5000 to square tho Willesdon.
tho matter, nnd ho asks tho court to
allow him that amount in damages.
Deputy Attorney Gonoral E. Whlto
Sutton Is preparing his brief which
Is to bo filed in tho supremo court In
connection with tho writ of error pro
ceedings on tho decision handed
down by Judge Coopor of tho circuit
court, when ho decided against tho
im.'ird of hoalth in tho tost case
brought by Ge'preo Luoas
NEW TAX LAW
Governor Frenr Is now preparing a
statomont in regard to tho chango In
tax distribution, because the law is bo
condensed that a great many hnvo dif
ficulty in working it out, although In
fact It Is comparatively slniplo. Under
this now system Governor Froar says
that tho counties will havo a much
larger rovonuo. than they hayq had un.
Today about four hundred will be
released. Thov will be ci von tho usual
cleansing procossos boforo they lonvo
tho station, nnd won turned over to
tho Territorial immigration authori
ties. They nro being discharged In
batches of 200 each.
Dr. Ramus stated this morning that
he hopes to get tho balance or tno
hoalthy Portuguoso away by Wodnos
day. Should thoro bo no fresh dovol
opmonts In tho meantime, they will
nil thon bo discharged, With tho hut
of thoso woll Immigrants, thoro will he
about ono hundrod left. Theso aro the
onos who aro sick, and tho contacts.
It Is posslblo that about fifty or so
will bo got away on Tnursdny noxt,
so that tho romalndor will bo not more
than fifty. Thosg will b dlsohargad in
expire, or as they get well, as the oage
Tho work of resolving on a claw ot
fencing will bo taken up on Monday
next. Until tho four hundred immU
grants hnvo beon discharged today,
Dr. Jamos will not havo much tlmo to
look after anything elso. As soon as
tho stylo of fencing Is decided upon,
tho work of putting it into position,
will bo gono on with dispatch, for tho
quarantlno ofllclnls want to havo it Iji
roadlnosg for tho Harpallon lmml?
grants. They hope, of course, that' 3
they will And nothing wrong with tho
TAX BLANKS MAILABLE.
Tho statomont in a local paper that
tho nssossmont blanks Issued from
tho tax collector's offlco to all corpo
rations throughout tho Territory"
could not be roturnod by mall, Is an
orror. Thoso blanks aro mailable at,
the risk at tho. sender, but must bo