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Hoots: Ida. cwt
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Ruin, 2 lh , 8 a. m., .01.
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HONOLULU, HAWAII, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1012.
(Associated Press Cable to the Star.)
WASHINGTON, February 2G. Secretary of the Navy, Meyer, asks Con
gross for ono million dollars ($1,000,000) to establish a wireless system
girdling tho world for the benefit of the Navy.
He also urges a naval building program of two battleships a year.
EXPOSITION OF LIFE AMONG
TMBKED TENTH TONIGHT
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Doors open at half-past six.
Annual meeting of the Palama Settlement.
Stereoptlcon lecture on tuberculosis by cx-Governor George
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g 01 Boat
To Bring Chilled
Tho Htt'.o power boat Makcna was within a few hours of Its having been of torture. This, of course, affects the
launched at noon today, near tho old killed. She will do away with a great! quality of tho meat, as the animals
Klnau wharf. As she slid down the amount of handling; in fact she will get heated and arc in poor condition
ways, Harvey Raymond, sou of Dr. It.
B. Raymond, christened her with a
bottlo of champagne. Tho American
ting flew over tho stern.
The Makcna will mean much to
Honolulan.1, for sho will land beef
hero In tho bc3t potslble condition
and at a greatly reduced cost, which
In all probability, will have Its re
flex In the prlco charged by tho ven
dors. When tho Makcna Is in working order-she
will tend beef here from Maul
rcduco It to tho minimum
mala will bo killed on tho ranch In
tho afternoon, put aboard the Makcna
In a chilling room, and landed in IIo-
Tho ani- owing to Improper feeding.
un 1110 AiaKcna rancn, xviaui,
animals will bo killed when they aro
In titeir host condition. They will bo
nolulu tho next morning. Contrast 1 rounded up
this with what happen,! very frequent-' constructed
and placed In spccially
sttlls to cool off. Not
The animals are got ready before thoy aro ready will they bo led
about two weeko boforo a boat can up to tho tlaughterhouses.
pick them up, and they aro kept wait-' From thcio tho carcases will bo put
Ing on the beach. On tho boat they. Into a cooling chamber, which will bo
aro penned up, and by tho time they j prcfectly clean and screened off thor
aro slaughtered, thoy have had to un-.oughly. A power fan will nerato the
lergo, in many instances, s. great deals
ffVnHtuiod on Page Etpht.)
.The most Important event In Hono
lulu for somo time, even unpatrlot
Ically barring tho Floral Parade, is
tho throwing open of the doors of tho
Public Welfaro Exhibit at half-past
six this evening at tho Palama gym
nasium. The first social exhibit ever
held In Honolulu, the completion of
tho booths this morning gave assur
ance that they wouia comply in every
way with Governor Frear's descrip
tion of them. Governor Frear called
them "social eye-openers."
In tho Palama Chapel, incidental to
tho exhibit, will be held the annual
meeting of tho Palama Settlement,
tho largest organized charity in Ho
nolulu and the mainspring of, social
work among tho tenements. Outsldo
of tho stereoptlcon lecture on tuber
culosis which is to be given by ex-,
Governor George R. Carter, howover,
the actual commencement of the con
ferences on social topics is left until
Tho Knmenamoua cauets were Dusy jlavo been
all morning arranging the booth for 'lamj tnera
their schools? tho last one to bo put J Governor
in order. It is an exceptionally largo , ing' that It
between tho festivities and carnival
spirit of laBt week and the sober in
struction of this, with no ditferecc
in their degree of importance or if
tnero is, it win do in favor or tno
Nothing that has occurred in Hono
lulu will have tho far-reaching effects
of tho Public "Welfare Exhibit. Tho
ugly truths that hnvo been prattled
about so long will appear in actual
(Continued on page Four)
LYMER READS THE RIOT ACT
TO CHINATOWN PROPERTY HOLDERS' ALL RANGE HIGH
BILL TO LIMIT
THE SIZE OF
(Associated Press Cables to the Star.)
WASHINGTON, February 20. Senator Cunimirvj of Iowa embodies, his
presidential campaign platform in a bill he hes Introduced, whloh limits tho
slzo of corporations. ,
TO PURCHASE EXPRESS COMPANIES.
WASHINGTON, February 2G. Representative Gardnor has Introduced S
bill for tho government to purchase tho express companies at a cost or
There aro two Gardners In tho House Augustus P. of Massachusetts,
and John J. of New Jersey, both Republicans.
ROOSEVELT FLOUTS THE JUDICIARY.
BOSTON, February 2G. Roosevelt, in an address to tho Massachusetts
legislature, tol',3 It that If the people know enough to make tho constitu
tion they know enough to Interpret it. For tho rest tho address was a
lecapitulation of his Columbus (O.) speech.
DEMAND ON JUAREZ TO SURRENDER.
EL PASO, February 2G. Tho Mcxitnn rebels havo sent a demand to
Juarez city to surrender within six hours, failing to do which It will bo
Officials aro asked to warn foreigners to leavo.
Mora hompstcad lands aro to bo
thrown open soon. At Hana, Maui,
and Walpouli, Kauai, good pineapple
lands aro-to bo opened up. Tho Hana
tract is not a largo one, but there
This morning tho property owners
and tenants in tho block bounded by
Beretania, River, Kukul and Nuuanu
streets were mado awaie that there is
a Board of Health and an ordinance
prohibiting the breeding of mosqui
toes on their premises. Many of
theso property owners and agents
wero seen personnly by Judge Lymcr
of the legal department. Tltey aro
all Chinese and Japanese, and tho
head of the legal department of tho
Board of Health was accompanied by-
both Japanese and Chinese interpret
ers. They wero all mado to "sabe"
that they wero in danger of arrest an !
a good stiff lino If they did not forth
with abate tho mosquito breeding
places on their premises.
Most of them acquiesced very
speedily in tho offer made by Judfto
Lymer to have tho objectionable gut
ters removed entirely or perforated
Frear stated thfs morn
had been planned for a
exhibit and features manual training ' iong time to open up tho Hana lands.
work to a great degree. Its close j a shortage of surveyors had delayed
study will be Interesting in view of tho work. Howover, all Is going well
the conference on "Vocational Train-'now and tho matter will be attended
Ing" Wednesday night, which will be to almost Immediately.
led by President P. L. Horno of Ka
AVlth this- morning big plain signs
appeared on all the street cara bear-
Somo residential lot's at Hakalau,
Hawaii, aro also to bo thrown opeu.
Theso aro at Hakalau-ikl, being Iocat-
icd on a narrow strip of land along
Ing only the name, "Public Welfaro tho government road. Over twenty
Exhibit." It was by way of marking flvo persons havo applied for tho rest
tho opening of a new week and put- dence lots and tho land will soon be
ting a fine little lino of demarcation available.
st Broke Law
At tho public works offico today
;wero opened the tenders for tho con-
Btructlou of the Waiptlopilo sewers.
Somo wished to Investigate conditions
for themselves and others were un
able to give orders at once for rcmov-1
inc tho gutters, as the nronerty Is
owned by companies, and meetings There were four bids put in, and tho
will havo to bo held to determine following Arms wero represented:
whnt tho companies desire to be done Lord & Young Engineering Company,
to perforate, removeor rejiair tho I,. M. 'Whltohouse, Honolulu Construa
guttors. Thoy all wero given until tion Company and J. Wilson.
GOVERNMENT MAY TAKE MINES.
LONDON, February 2G. It Is reported that Premier Asqulth has deter
mined, In the event of a coal miners' strike, that tho government will tako
over and operato tho mines.
GENIUS OF HAVEMEYER IN COLOSSAL SPECULATION 1E.00O INNO
CENT INVESTORS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LOUISIANA GROW
ER HAWAIIAN PLANTER INDEPENDENT WICKERSHAM LAUGHS
AT COMMITTEE'S "DISCOVERIES."
WASHINGTON, February 17. Tho ( promoters of tho eugar trust, but de
"Hardwlck Sugar 'irut" investigating scribes tho 18,000 present ownersof
committee, after many weeks of opon the stock of the American Sugtr'Re
hearlngs hero and in Now York and al-1 flnlns Company as "Innocent purchat
niost continuous work sinco last May.'ors of tho profitable stock which was
roported to tho house today that a unloaded on them by tho few men
eugar trust exists. j who organized tho sugar trust."
Tho roport, which is signed by all Henry O. Ilavomoyer is given credit
tho members of tho committee, Ropub-o,. ti10 organization and of him the
llcnrvs as well as Democrats, makes no report says:
rccommondatlon as to how tho alleged . Ml. ,,,, H,lnnlli,tin hi,
trust and those responsible for it shell
bo dealt with, tuggesting that this
como through with success and today
ntaniln nn an established bushier.!
phase of the situation be handled by a bnBls ,g du(J tQ tho gen,Us of ,t& arch,.
tect rather than to any of the restrain
ing powers of society va expressed in
standing committee of tho house.
As to tho effect of the comblno on
tho cc.it of sugar to the consumer, tho tl
committee expresses tho belief that ,.,,, , , , .1
monopoly keeps the price up, but' ''Wo nd strlldngly developed In he
makes no attempt to fix .ccuratoly Uie sugar Industry several oviU, says the
extent to which reasonable price, un. j committee, "f-sido from the primary
UIIO 01 Bulling I'UIIIlicmiuii, nuiuu ouuiu
, to domand careful conaldoration and
dcr compotitlvo' conditions are ex-
Condemn. Original Promoters. ironiedlal legislation by congrcos,
Tho report condemns the original (Continued on Page 7)
ON THE GREEN
In tho. police court this morning tho
following gamblers wero fined S5 and
O. Hanuna, Kaulla, A. Aheu, Ed
Watson, N. Apana, W. S. Kono, W.
Jce, Jihwainui, Pala, Harry Chalmers
(?D), Hong Lai, Ah Lee,- Tom Sing,
Lum Loy, Vlnaclo Bucnda, Juan De
lana. Kahllllau, charged with throwing a
stone at a Chinaman and making a
nifty connection, was fined $20 and
Akaoka, tho Japaneso who bit Saga-
ra's thumb, causing blood poisoning
whereor Sagara died, was this morn
ing charged with manslaughter. His
case will come up for hearing tomorrow.
next Saturday or Monday to remedy
tho objectionable conditions in somo
As soon as permission of the own
ers was obtained o remove tho gut
ters no delay was made by employes
of tho Board of Health in taking'
them off. Tho amount of dirt and
water that was found in them was ap-i
palling to one unacquainted with con
ditions. Probably, in tho opinion of Judge
Lymcr, the most flagrant violation ot
tho mosquito ordinance was found at
tho premises of tho Chinese benevo
lent society known as the Kock On
Ful Kon Society, on Beretania street,
at tho rear of the Kawasaki Hotel.
Tho gutters on this house wero not
only filled with water and wrigglers,
but innumorablo receptacles were
found In the yard filled with water
and abounding with mosquito larvae.
Tho larvao were pronounced by Dr.
McCoy to bo tho larvao of tho deadly.
Stegomyla calopus, the yellow fever
When this block is put In sanitary
condition tho forco will proceed to ad
Joining blocks, and It is hoped that
within a very short time Chinatown
will bo cleared of mosquitoes and
mosquito breeding places.
All tho bids woro well over ?50,000,
which was the department's estlmato
for tho wqrk.
There Is somo figuring to bo dono
before tho lowest bidder can bo an
nounced, hut It is thought that Lord
& Young aro tho lowest.
WANTS STRIKE INFORMATION.
WASHINGTON, February 2C Senator Polndextcr ot Washington has
introduced a resolution to requiro tho labor bureau to furnish Information
regarding tho Lawrence strike.
STRIKE SYMPATHIZER SHOT.
LAWRENCE, Mass., February 2G. A dozen shots have been exchanged
between tho pollco and striko tympathizers. Ono of tho letter was shoL
SUGAR BILL REPORT.
WASHINGTON, February 2G. There will probably bo a Houso Com
inltlco roport on tho sugar bill 1o a fortnight.
IOWA GOVERNOR FOR TAFT.
DES MOINES, Iowa, February 2G. Govornor Carroll declares for Taft
(Morning Cable Report on Pago Twelve.)
Plans aro on foot for tho establish
ing ot a now school in tho Kalihl-kal
district. Tho former school was with
in tho hounds of the tract that was
under quaranllno for yellow fevor
for such a long period .
Tho superintendent of public in
struction is going over tho maps ot
the district and a suitable slto may
for such a long period.
The school that was closed during
tho scaro will not bo reopened. Tho
whole tract is being abandoned on ac
count of insanitary conditions and
former residents of tho locality aro 10
bo provided for elsowhero.
Last night the U. 8. S. West Vir
ginia returned from her mysterious
crulso and anchored off port until this
morning, when sho camo up to the
foot of Fort street. Whero she has
been Is a secret that Admiral Thomas
would not divulge this morning.
As usual, Admiral Thomas was
courtesy itself, but ho had his orucrs,
and, much as ho no doubt would havo
Rumor stated that sho went to Pal
myra Island,, and that sho stayed
there two Jays, during which tlmo
very few of hor crow wero allowed
ashore. What she did thoro, rumor
would not say.
On tho cruiser this afternoon tho
same secrecy was maintained. All
that could bo gathered was that she
had enjoyed flno weather througnout
TO NULLIFY KUKAIAO MEETING
liked to, he was 'Qluctantly compelled tho trip, anc nothing of any interest
to keep secret tho vessel's mission, I occurred. 1
HILO TREATED TO OVERDOSE
OF OIL BEfORE THE RAIN
Tho dllllcultles between tho Hornor until ho had offered It to tho other
hrntlmrR nwnora of the Kukatau stockholders at market value. At
ranch, which wero generally supposed ,
to bo more misunderstandings involv
ing nothing of serious Import, wore
' made clear today in the charges made
I by Albert Horner against his brothor,
' Robert Horner in a bill pf equity lllod
! In tho circuit court. Tno charges in-
That tho immigrant steamer Har
nallon which will brine the next con
signment of Spanish and Portuguoso c'udo an accusation of unfair methods
farm laborers to these islands, sailed ; on tho part of tho Thoo. H. Davies
from Opoito Saturday for Gibraltar ! Company In an effort to secure tho
and thonco for i:.nvaU, was- an-iKukalau plantation and tho coopora
nounccd in a cable received trom j tion of Robert Horner with tho Dav
Oporto by tho Territorial Immigration ' ies compnny in tills nttompt. In ttio
Board this morning. Tho cable does bill Albert Horner gives a comploto
not state tho number of Portuguese history of tho corporation from its
011 board nor tho number of Spaniards j founding.
who will be shipped at Gibraltar. it was established by Jay M. Hor-
"If all nrrangemonts havo been ! nor, John M. Hornor and Albort lior-
mado at Gibraltar," said Dr. Clark
this morning, "the delay there will be
brief and we may expect tho Harpal
lon In Honolulu in about sixty days,
or in tho latter part of April. Wo ex
pect Manuel Sllva to return with this
nor, and then lit 1S89 Robort was
glvon a quartor lnterost for ?l and
tho usual lovo, affection, etc. Tho un
derstanding nt this tlmo according to
Albert Horner's stalomout, was that,
no member of tho corporation should
dispose of any poitlon of his stock
present, with Jay M. Hornor and John,
M. Hornor, both deceased, Robort Hor
nor holds tho controlling Interest of
53 por cent and Albert Hornor the re
maining 47 por cont of the stock.
Ho claims that in violation of the
contract Robert Hornor has entered
into an ngroement with tho Theo. 11.
Davies company to sell his 53 por
cont, without offoring u to his broth
or, for 5250,000, while ho, Albort, Is
willing to givo $275,000 for tho samo
stock and will produco tho mouoy in
Ho claims that Thoo. H. Davlos,
during his lifetime, imposed a ruinous
contract upon tho Kukniau corpora
tion and mado ovory offort, just and
unjust, to get possession of tho stock
and lands ot this company. The pres
ont Davlos company, ho assorts, havo
continued this policy, in an offort to
dlvort tho land to tholr own usos. !f
tho Kukniau lands woro added to the
present Davlos holdings It would glvo
thorn a strip along tho sea of twenty
(Continued on pago Flvo)
(Special Correspondence ot the Star.)
HILO, February 25. Tho drought
which extended throughout January
nnd well Into February has now brok
en with a vongeance. Torrontlal
downpours of rain havo been tho or
der of tho day (and tho night) since
Tuesday last, and Hllo has como Into
ceased. Instead of slushy streets in
tho center of tho town wo havo boau
tlfully clean thoroughfaros.
Front street round about the post
offlco Is tho pride ot tho town; Wala
nuonue at rout Is tho same; so la
Bridge street, otc, etc., ad lib. Out
sldo of tho charmed aroa, howover,
Its own again. The plantation mana-'tho samo old situation remalng. Tho
gers wolcomed the rain, for the dry .streets of Hllo are getting attention,
spell was making ltsolf felt keenly, buit It is, oh, so slow! Front street,
though it enabled many of tho mana- Jboyond Mooheau Park, has been nlce
gara to clean tholr plantations otlly crowned for half its width (tho
Among othors who welcomed tho
rain woro tho mumbors ot tho county
engineer's office, and particularly En-
mauka half) and apparently It is to
remain so for somo considerable time.
From the bridge near tho Volcano
Stables garngo to Waiakoa the road
was left sovorely alono until this last
wcok, when tho process of raising half
this outraged community. ,of it somo fourteon to eighteen Inchoa
For oiling tho main thor-'was commoncud. Tourists presum-
glnoer Southworth, for recently they
had been tho targot for tho slings and
oughfaros of tho town. For days tho ably take away queer notions of how
people raged and raved; ovorywhoro roads are made in Hilo, and thoy can
was oil, thick, black crudo petroleum. not be blamed when this spectacle Is
It was on tho boots of all whoso busl- presented them, but it la all a mntter
noBs took thorn to "town," and thoy ; of dollars and cents. Tho supervisors
wero loglon. OH wnu on the pavo-'nro spondlng what thoy can on tho
monts, on the doorsteps, in doorways, roads, doing tho main thoroughfare
on stairs, and oven tho polished Doors halt at a tlmo, In tho hope of gottlng
of'spmo of tho offlcos did not escape, enough money to complote tho high
But now that tho ran has como again, way beforo tho repaired portion has
the walling of tho dissatisfied has j worn entirely away.
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