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HONOLULU, HAWAII. HUP VV, PRIL 19, 1012.
TFip Nation fihildpfin Tn Farfifv ISMAY'S
In Mourning To Fight Taft for Any
For Titanic Frilitfly Sugar Bill
In memory of the victims of the Ti
tanic disaster the flags on all federal
buildings and vessels of the United
States were ordered at halfmast today
by President Taft
The cabled order was received at
the naval station and Headquarters of
tho Department of Hawaii this morn
ing, from San Francisco, and tho em
blem of a nation's mourning at once
appeared. Because flags .are usually
placed at halfmast only on the death
of some high official, there was a
good deal of conjecturo on tho streets
this morning until tho cauao for tho
display was announced.
Major Campbell Relieved.
Major Archibald Campbell, Coast
Artillery Corps, has been formally an
nounced as acting adjutant general of
That his father and. sister were
safely landed in New York beforo tho
ill-fated Titanic sailed from Southamp
ton ou the-lOlh Inst., Is tho belief of
Alfred Eames, Jr., of Wahiawa, son
of the pioneer pineapple planter.
Mr. Eames states that his father and
sister Bessie, who have been touring
Europo for some time, expected to
sail from England on April 3. This
information was received from the
travelers In a letter which arrived by
the Mongolia on Tuesday last, and tho
family believe that had tho plans fof
calling been changed, they would
have heard of it.
Tho only sailing from Europo for
America scheduled for April 3 was
tho Oceanic, a ship of tho Whlto Star
line the samo as that which owned
tho Titanic. This vessel, provided
slio was not delayed, reached New
York on tho 8th or 0th, a day or two
beforo tho sailing, of the Titanic. As
a consequence, Mr. 'Eames and his
daughter are believed to be en route
across the continent at tho present
moment, If Indeed they have not al
ready reached San FrancVsco.
Thoro was no meeting of tho board
of health yesterday afternoon. All
tho time- of tho president was taken
up with the now lot of Immigrants
that arrived in the Harpalion, and be
sides that there was nothing much of
importance for tho membors of tho
board to tako up.
Health conditions on tho other Isl
ands aro reported as good, and tho
rr.t campaign on Hawaii Is accom
plishing much In tho way of clear
ing out posslblo sources of plague In
fection. It Is thought by those interested in
tho matter that the tuberculosis ex
hibit of tho board of health Is ac
complishing much good among tho
poorer classes. Tho lessons to bo
learned nro patent to tho most cas
ual obsorvor, and tho deep interest
shown In tho oxhlbltion assures
those In chargo that much good will
come of tho venture.
Hawaii bought $13,979 worth of
clocks from mainland manufacturers
during tho year 1911.
tho Department in tho following order
issued by Brigadier General Macomb:
Headquarters Department of Hawaii.
Special Orders No. 28.
. "Major Archibald Campbell, Coast
Artillery Corps, 'having been relieved
i from detail in tho Adjutant General's
Department, per paragraph 23, Special
Orders No. 70, War Department, 1912,
Is announced as Acting Adjutant Gen
eral of the Department."
Fire control Installation at Fort Ka
mehamcha, Per.rl Harbor, will bo com
pleted within the noxt few weeks. Tho
control will form part of tho system
with that at Diamond Head.
In order to rush the completion of
tho work, additional signal corps men
have been assigned to duty at tho
People in Hawaii, who are used to
plantation work, are well acquainted
with contour work as shown In the
irrigation schemes .on the sugar es
tates. There aro many others, how
over, who do not grasp what a topo
giaphic contour map means. Tho ly
cal topographic olUce does a lot of
that- kind of work, and the following
explanation will help out those who
do not grasp the subject thoroughly:
"On the topographic maps made by
the United States Geological Survey
tho mountains, hills, valleys and can
yonsall tho features that make up
the varied surfaco of the areas
mapped aro portrayed by means of
contour lines, Each contolir lino rep
icsents a certain height above sea
lovel that is, it indicates a course or
contour along which all points nre at
exactly the same altitude. As con
tours are continuous horizontal lines,
they wind smoothly about smooth sur
faces, recede Into all reentrant an
gles or ravines, and project in pass
ing around spurs or prominences.
Thus a person following tho path in
dicated by a contour lino, say the
1000-foot contour, would go Irregular
ly around hills and ravines but would
always walk on tho same level, name
ly, at an altitude of 1000 feetc
"Tlie contour lines on tho maps aro
spaced to represent equal vertical In
tervals or differences in altitude
Tho vertical interval between any
10 GO TO
Thirty-six Russians, men, womon
nnd children, who hav been detain
ed by tho federa1 authorities for sev
eral weeks wore turned over to tho
territorial ' Immigration bureau this
morning following the receipt of a ca
ble from Washington ordering their
Booted and belled the men aro flno
physical specimens for tho most part,
a number of them having served In
tho Russian army In tho wnr with Ja
pan, remaining in Mauchuria at the
conclusion of hostilities. All scorned
glad to bo released from their lonp
confinement and at tho prospect of
soon reaching tho planta'lons. It ii
bolloved that by Uio end of tho wool:
most of them will havo boon distri
buted. Several havo rolatlves already
horo and aro anxious to bo allotted
to plantations with them.
INDUSTRY ! BALLOU AND KUHIO
In order that there may bo no com
plaints regarding the actions of the
school children of .the Territory as 1o
the spread of the frultfly, Superintend
ent Pope has written to all the prin
cipals of tho schools tin tho subject.
Tho following letter Is self-explanatory:
"Dear Sir: Tho department has
mailed to your address several copies
of a circular on tho Mediterranean
frutfly, which has just been received
from Mr. W. M. Gifiard, president of
the board of agriculture and forestry
of the Territory. Mr. Giffard asks tho
public schools to cooperate with his
department in' the effort to extermin
ate tho dreaded pest, and he has been
(Continued on pago four.)
two contours as represented on one
map Is the same, whether thoy lie
along a cliff or on a gentle slope: but
to attain a given helgnt it is of
course, necessary to go farther on a
gentle slope than on a steep slope,
and therefore contours aro far apart
on gentle slopes and near together
on steep ones. The spacing of the
contour lines thus indicates tho ap
proximate grade of any slope.
"A small contour interval is neces
sary to express the relief of a Hat or
gently undulating country; a steep
o! mountainous country can, as a
rule, he adequately represented on
tho same scale by tho use of a larg
er Interval. The smallest Interval
used on tho atlas sheets of tho Geo
logical Survey is 5 feet, for regions
Ilko the Mississippi Delta, the Sacra
mento Valley, and the Dismal
Swamp. For great mountain masses,
ilko those In Colorado and the high
Sierra or California, tho Interval
may b0 100 or 200 feet, and for less
rugged country contour intervals Of
10, 20, 25, and CO feet ar0 used.
"With a llttlo practico in reading
the contour lines tho traveler finds
tho topographic maps of the Geologi
cal Survey a most exact picture ot
the country, enabling him to see nt a
glanco tho character of any particu
lar area. That the maps aro of po
pular utility Is shown, for Instanco,
by tho fact that tho burvey tolls
thousands of them to automobtlhUs
overy month. Last year's sales of
theso maps amounted to more than
half a million."
According Chief Plerco, of tho hy
drographlc staff, reports that tho
measurements of streams on Kauai
U progressing well, and that Assist
ant Hardy, who is in chargo or the
work, is making dally measurements
over a largo area.
Pnpa Ula, with a load aboard, was
journeying westward on the last car
on King otreet last night.
Hounding the curvo just past tho
pumping station Papa Ula lost his bal
ance under the weight of his load and
fell from tho car.
Ho was teken to tho hospital In tho
pollco wagon and was treated for a
cut on the right sldo of tho bead.
(Special Cablegram to tho Star.)
WASHINGTON, April 19. Tho Tariff Board is today commencing
an investigation of tho sugar industry to secure information for
the guidance of tho President in tho event of the passage of any
sugar bill. BREGICONS.
f .(Special Cablegram to the St'ar.)
WASHINGTON, "April 19. Delegate Kuhlo Kalanianaolo and Judge Bal
lon, tho representative of tho Hawaiian planters, testified before the Sen
ato Finance Ooirimlttoe at today'.? hearing on the Underwood free sugar bill,
The hearings are now closed and tlie report of the committee is ex
pected within two weeks. ' BRECKONS.
T. H. Davies (k Co., representing
tho owners of the steamer Harpalion,
this morning filed a bond for $30,000
In the olllco of United States District
Attorney R. W. Breckons to cover any
loss to which the federal government
might be subjected through tho Immi
grants brought over by tho vessel.
As a result of the lillng of tho bond,
all obstacles to tho removal ot the
thousand odd persons nboard to tho
Territorial Immigrant station were
wiped out, and arrangements were at
onco made to begin tho work.
Dr. Clark, of tho bureau, was no
tified to send tho Pioneer over to
"The story in tho Bulletin of Wed
nesday regarding tho Kaplolanl Park
polo field Is made of wholo cloth, and
If I wished to, I could uso a short
ugly word in connection with tho
story," declared Marston Campbell
In tho police court this morning E.
Nulo, charged with perjury, was com
mitted ror trial.
H. Able, charged with embezzle
ment, had h!,i caso nollo prosscd.
Oliver Hanuna, who sold lel3 and
trinkets for ono of tho lei womon nnd
appropriated tho proceeds nmountlng
to ?28, was sent to Jail for thrco
Ah Pun, charged with selling clear-
otttes to children undor llftecn years
of ago, was discharged.
Kaulu nnd John BannWor, drunk,
woro fined tho customary S3 and costs.
tho offenso bolng their first.
M. Camlnos, charged with stealing
some bread, was fined $25 and coats.
A BOND OF $30 000
quarantine wharf to tako off a human
cargo, and by nightfall it Is expected
that, with tlie exception of thoso suf
fering from contagious diseases, tlie
water-weary passengers will be on
land once more. It was planned to
bring tho unmarried men, numbering
lfiO, over first.
In anticipation of tho arrival of tho
Spaniards, tho thirty-six Russians now
held at the station havo established
a little colony of their own In a sec
tion of the building where this morn
ing they held an impromptu danco to
tho music of weird appearing Instru
ments strummed by tho women in tho
Then continuing, Campbell added:
"Last October It was found that
tho Diamond Head reservoir could
not bo kept supplied, so all wator for
Kaplolanl Park was cut oft for a
short time. On November 1C tho
water was again turned on, and It
has been on over since. Mr. Llttlo,
superintendent of tho water depart
ment, knew this, and yesterday ho
proved it by going out to tho polo field
at Kaplolanl Park and thoro finding
water in tho pipe and tho corporation
cock In place.
"Tho story ot thoro being no wator
Is not true, nnd tho article in the Bul
letin Is only In keeping with other
falso statements of that paper."
Marston Campboll will finish up
four years and eight months of serv
Ico as superintendent of public works
on May 31, nnd' then will rotlro into
Thoro Is no definite word as to who
will succeed Campboll. Thrco men,
Wheelor, Bishop nnd Harvey, Boem to
bo thoso who havo tho host chances,
according to public rumor, of those
from whom n cholco will bo mado.
Owing to tho scanty rainfall tho
wator supply for tho mllltnry post at
Lollohua to running low.
(Associated Press Cables to the Star.)
WASHINGTON. April 19. Senator Raynor today attacked Chairman
Ismay of tho Whlto Star lino, saying that Captain Smith of tho Titanic was
undoubtedly acting under orders of Ismay In making a record trip.
NEW YORK, April ly. The Senate Investigating committee summoned
Chairman toinay beroro It. Tho latter was visibly nervous whon asked
about, tho circumstances under wMch he left the Titanic. It Is whispered
that a boat was lowered half emptr end that ho got In. Ho says ho courtB
tho fullest Inquiry and has nothing to conceal. Ismay eavo many details
of tho voyage. Captain Rostron of the
chairman on tho stand.
There was a White Star captain
somo years ago, commanding the old
to tho White Star Atlantic line. It is not known whether he Is tho Smith
who commanded the Titanic.
NEW YORK, April 19. It Is said the Carpathla caught tho Titanic's
wireless at 12:35 Monday morning an d rushed to the scene. She picked
up tho first boat at 1:10 and tho last at 8:30. An Episcopal clergyman
who was a passenger conducted tho funeral Bervice,
Tlie statement was made last night that tho Whlto Star lino dl
claimed responsibility for tho disaster, saying that It vrae as xtX 1 1 Qu'iJ.
Tlie surviving crew has been smuggled off the Carpathla and ueld In
communicado. Tho Lapland will sail soon tot Europe with tho crew but tho surviv
ing officers will testify In tlie Senate Investigation.
COLLISION AT SEA.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 19. The Gardiner -City ha returned to port
dismasted by a collision which occurred on April 11, with the lumber
schooner Alert, which was undamaged.
The Gardiner City is an American barkentinc of 475 tons gross; was
built In North Bend, Ore., in 18S9, and her homo port is Sr.n Francisco.
Tho Alert te an American schooner, also of San Francisco, and is reg
istered at G23 tons gross. She Is engaged in, the lumber carrying trade.
"It is not right, your honor, that an
inexperienced nnd infantile theatrical
manager should wander around Smi
Francisco watching our experienced,
elllcicnt and able booking agent n
order to find out what is good, when
he doesn't know himself, and thea
Lord-Young Engineering Company,
Ltd., is assembling tho plant and ma
terial for performing its contract to
construct the second section ot tho
bolt road In tho vicinity ot Wnhlawa.
Thus work will begin on tho second
beforo It will on tho first, as tho first
is- hung up In tho courts whero, per
haps, it will bo decreed to bo no con
tract nt all.
There Is no trouble about tho sec
ond contract awarded by tho loan
fund commission, however, and todny
L. M. Whltchouso, city and county
engineer, and S. Johnson, engineer to
the commission, wont down to Wah
iawa to comparq notes togcthor on the
ground relative to tho work.
At tho meeting of the board of su
pervisors tonight, to bo held princi
pally for tho passing ot rnldmonth
payrolls, bids for furnishing wlro for
tho electric light department will Uo
oponod. It is a comparatively small
contract. A regular meeting undor
tho chnrtor will bo held noxt Tuosdny
Supervisor Ebon Low's loavo of no
bonce for four weeks is about hair
Registration of voters up to noon
today was 3902. Tho registration con
tlnuos until tho latter part ot August
and no doubt thoro will bo a rush no
tho election campaign advances.
Carpathla followed Ui V.'fcf. Htt
named Smith who was on this routo
Oceanic. Ho was finally recalled
FOR THEATRICAL 1PRESSARI0
when the man wo are paying to book
good acts for us picks out something
good, .that this youthful theatrical"
manager should steal the act from ub
after wo havo booked it."
It was V. B. Lyme, uttorney for
tho Liberty theater, talking, and ho
was addressing Judge Cooper this
morning In the nrgument upon the po
tition brought by the Liberty for an
injunction to restrain 'Blondio" Rob
inson from appearing at tho play
houses of the Honolulu Amusement
Company. Tho victim ot Lymer's
sarcasm was, of course, "the youngest
theatrical manager in tho world," J.
H. Magoon, manager of the Honolulu
Lymer explained to the court hl3
clients did not insist upon an injunc
tlon to tako offect at once. One going
into effect in a week or ten days
would bo satisfactory. Thoy were not
anxious to harass or embarrass Rob
inson, but they folt that thoy must get
a ruling upon tho principle. Thoy
wanted to know whether or not, whon
thoy sent a salaried booking agout to
tho Coast to secure theatrical acts for
them, their rlvnls woro to bo permit
tod to follow him and tnko the acta
away. "If they aro to bo permitted
to do that," snid Lymor, "wo want
to know It, so wo can close up our
theater and go out of business."
J. Alfred Magoon, father of tho
munnger of tho Honolulu Amusement
Company, appeared on b&inlf ot that
concern. The argument was longthy
and in spots heated. Tho matter at
Issuo has not yet been settled, as be
foro tho court took Its noon rocoss
Magoon stated that ho wnntcd to bo
hoard again this aftornoon. A de
cision will probably bo rendered somo
All of tho federal potlt Jurors not
engaged In tho trial of tho Chin Tom
Chtng caso woro excused this morning
until ton o'clock Monday -morning, at
1 which tlmo they aro required to bo
again In court.