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HONOLULU. HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1912.
DELEGATES AT LARGE RENOUNCED BY ROOSEVELT
Liying Pictures from Ancient and Mod-
ern History, Romance and Poetry
I . . Grand Procession of All Ages
Immense Assemblage of
With hundreds o spectators In their gaudy blankets and feathers
BUinmery attire supplying a touch or passed across the stage to be sue
many colors to the green sward of ceeded by a portrayal of the clvlll-
Oahu Collego camus, the students or zatloft of ancient Greece. The story
Punahou Preparatory School held of "Theseus and the Minotaur" was
their anniversary pageant this morn- used as an Illustration, while In the
tyig. The spectacle presented was following scene picturing the days,
one tyell worth going miles to see, of Rome Jn her glory Coriolanus list
anmottiftir wiifnft wna ontwrflnflv TV nil atinrl tn iha tilnnrllnfra rtf Ml n T? rim n n . 1 T n.tnln...HA WH I n.nnlAn
.... . , . . , . . Ing them Infested, after local of llclala
known, for the cars were crowded matrons and swore vengeanco against made It possible for some valuable h.lH nrnnni.nppri n .,,,1.,,, f
DUt OVen nfiittnl iinnn tllnlivi worn nnK- twn nv
"Unless another epidemic strikes
Honolulu between now and tho time
of tho meeting of the next Legisla
ture (February, 1913), there Is likely
to be such a Bplrit of forgetful Indif
ference that It will bo next to Impos
sible to have any really effective san
itary legislation enacted," declared a
prominent member of the Central Im
provement League in discussing tho
matter this morning. "If anything
worth while is done,'" ho. continued,
"it Is going to take tho hardest kind
of work, becauso in a regular session
thcro are always a lot of demands
of every description which dlvldo
tho attention of the lawmakers, and
the most Important
program for making
tary aro likely to bo lost In tho
shuffle of losrol'lng, which is a part
of every session. Last year a threat
ened epidemic, coming just at tho
ACTION AGAINST HAWAII
Hawaiian sweet potatoes aro really
Infested to some extent, and that with
two species of borers, according to a
features of a statement maue to tno star tills morn
Honolulu sani- lnK by H- A- Wclnland, agent for the
California fltnte board of hortlcul
i Sweet potatoes nt the local mtrkct
' btatlon, which it was reported Mr.
1 Wetnland had examined without find-
early in tho morning with persons the city which had banished him.
going to secure advantageous seats Tho Roman, in golden armor, re-
and long lines of parked automobiles viewing his veterans, was replaced
were also In evidence. by the Red Cross knights' of the Cru-
laws to bo put through;
then it required some strong oppres
sion of public opinion, secured
(Continued on Pago Eight.)
p.Merrie England's May Day Festivities; Florence Denison, May Queen.
In tho audience were prominent sades, who with their ladles fair,
officers of the army, navy, tho Terrl- mounted and on foot, paced slowly by
tory and tho city. Governor Frear ar
rived early, accompanied by other
Territorial officials. Admiral Cowles
was there, as was General Macomb,
as well as the commanding officers
at tho various posts about tho city.
three specimens of the lot rejected in
San Francisco and returned. To look
at them, Mr. Welnlcnd says, is no In
spectiou. He, however, examined a
there to either a
standing of tho action of tho authori
ties there or else tome things have
been cut out of whole cloth. Tho au
thoritles hero and tho representatives
of California have been working in
"California's policy is safety to her
horticultural Interest above til, but
that Is to be administered with rea
ton. Nothing from here has been
quarantined which has not contained
some pest or other cither tho fruit
or the melon fly. There Is no Inten
tion on the part of tho authorities to
cut out anything that Is clean. Juat
IS AHEAD IN
OLD BAY STATE
(Associated Press Cables to the Star.)
BOSTON, May 1. The remits from 107C precincts give La Follette
1750. Roosevelt 71,203, and Taft 74,808. Roosevelt gets elcht detain at
large, the voto being 74,121 for Taft to C5.87C for Roosevolt in tho dele
gates at largo election, the votes making eight for each, but Roosevelt re
nounces his eight, scying that oa Taft wins tho preference he wants tho
people to rule. Foss gets tho Democratic preference.
OYSTER BAY, May 1. Colonel Roosevolt says that! In renouncing
tho delegates from Massachusetts, ho stands for great principles. Suc
cess lg merely an Incident. Ho is writing to urge tho delegates to voto
NEW RIVER AND HARBOR IDEA.
WASHINGTON, May 1. Senntor Nowlands offers an amendment to
tho Rivers and Harbors bill providing for an nnnual Rivers and Harbors
appropriation of $50,000,000 annually on a ten year's river and harbor regu
lation to cover a decade. 1
1351 FOR FLOOD RELIEF.
WASHINGTON, May 1. Seven hundred thousand dollars havo becii
voted by tho House appropriations committee for tho relief of tho suffer
ers in the flooded tract
largo number of the tubow, both at;as rapidly as anything becomes safe
iuo bunion uiui ax, hioio 01 ijiiiti,e quarantine on It will bo raked
dealer wnoto consignment had ueen
turned down in San Francisco, and
this Is what Mr. Weinland says of tho
results of his examination:
"A few .-specimens of tho sweet po
tato borer (Cylas formicarus) were
discovered among the potatoes exam
ined. "I found also what I took to bo
specimens of the Chinese stem borer
(Omphisa nnastomasalte), for which
tho potatoes were condemned particu
larly. This pest was reported byvMr.
Fullaway, of tho United States experi
ment station, in n bulletin,' as having
been Introduced hero from China
As soon as the lly is handled here sat
isfactorily the quarantine will bo
raided on certain products. But In
r.ny condemning of fruits at eithor
end, it will bo necessary for the au
thorities to mount tpecimens of the
pests found in shape for demonstra
tion. "The stem borer does not exi.it in
California to our knowledge. The
other sweet potato borer exists In
tho middle states and in Florida but
not in California.
"Wo are going to mako an experi
ment to find If it is posslblo to dls-
about the year 1900, and ho said In tho I Infect tho potatoes and render them
1,,,1'otin ttint If nnt checked it would 1 harmless. A smell lot will bo taken
Thcso refected shipments did not
contain a great deal of either of theto
two pests, but still they were there. A
casual Inspection would not And them
and fumigated with carbon bisulphide
gas. We aro not certain whether tho
process will be perfectly satisfactory,
although I bollevo it may prove so. If
so, sweet potatoes can go the samo
'With regard to California's alleged as anything ctoo."
T TO JAIL
in tho footsteps of Peter tho Hermit
and his band of monks and nuns,
preaching tho Crusade.
May Day Festivities.
This stirring plcturo of medieval.
times was followed by one of Merrio
Representatives of tho prominent England's May Day festivities, mark In tho police court this( morning
families of the' Islands woro present Ing tho transition to modern clvlllza- Kalura was fined $10 and costs for as-
Columbus, with his officers and
men, discovered America, and is re
ceived by Ferdinand and Isabella.
in force, and with tho legion of chll
dren, the audience probably reached
tho number of 3000,
Too much cannot be said of the
way In which tho pageants were Rip Van Winklo goes to sleep In tho
staged. Tho program was not marred Catskllls after bowling with Hendrlk
by the slightest hitch, tho costuming Hudson's ghostly crows, and awakes
was accurate as to tho ages repro- twenty years later. George and
sented and showed that money and Martha Washington entertain- their
considered in getting together a
Perfect In Parts.
Tho children were perfect in their
parts and acted naturally, seeming to
entor into tho spirit of tho times
.jault and battery on Takamlya. Kal
ura claims to bo tho champion pool-player-of
tho Maklkl district.
Takamlya came along and vontured
to romark that ho never hoard of .Ma
klkl possessing any pool players to
speak of. Tho assau'.t followed.
D. Gessford, a Bailor aboard the ship
painstaKing jaoor nan Deen out uiuo mentis at tea anu tno grana i..oioniai Arthur Sewall and who was dls-
dames and gentlemen dance tno
The last scene is Miss Columbia's
party, to which beautiful representa
tives of the states and territories
came, bringing with them gifts to
they portrayed with the greatest zeit show tho development of modern civ-
and enthusiasm, illzatlon.
Tho pageant unfolded tho history Following this, and closing, Is tho
of tho world in ono gorgelus pano- Pageant Procession in which all ap-
rama, a veritable kaleidoscope of coli pear In the costumes they havo a3-
orful changes. Tho tree-dwellers and sumcd, and pass boforo the specta-
settings to give wny for tho types of. tors, signifying tho march of clvlllza-
settings to give way for the tpees of tlon through all ngeB.
tho American Indian and tho story Tho pageant will bo repeated to- when Judge Lymer gave him
of "Hiawatha." The redmen, with (Continued on ps;o four.) months on a vagrancy charge.
charged for ilothfulncss, was sent to
Jail by Judge Monsarrat this morning
for ten days on a chnrgo of vagrancy.
When arrested no was begging
dimes from passengers going to tho
Hackfold wharf yesterday afternoon
Louis Solgada, a no'er-do-well of
Porto Rlcan extraction, was tent to
Jail for a month this morning. Ho
lives at Iwllel rnd Is supported by tho
unfortunates of that quarter.
Ho has been In Jail off and on for
tho last four or five years, his last
conviction being on February 24, 1911,
Plans for tho establishment of '
regular monthly mail scrvlco he
tween Honolulu and Fanning Iplar.d
following tho purchase of that place
by nn English syndicate from Fath
er Rougler are bollevo to be under
way and. should take concrete form
when tho little schooner Luka hn3 nur
new engines Installed.
Father Rougler Is expected to -aril
vo here In tho steamer Lurllne rnil
will completo his final arrangements.
Tho service will be a monthly 0110
for tho present but If tho trado J ifati
flcs a boat will bo sent across trom
hero every two weeks. For this pur-'
poso, according to tho story going tnc
rounds of tho waterfront this morn
ing, tho Sailor Boy is being prepared.
Tho activities at Fanning Islnnd
which It Is hoped will do concurrrni
with tho taking over of tho proporty
bv tho English company, will mo hi
that some sort of regular communl
from July 1. Furthermore, nelthor of It was stated this morning that thecrtIon mt,nt bo established. Further
ONLY TI HONOLULU BIDDERS
TO SUPPLY FORAGE FOR
Only two local bidders submitted Fort do Russy, and in Honolulu; 82
tenders for furnishing tho forago re- cents delivered at Fort Shatter, and
quired by tho horses and mules of 95 cents at Schofleld Barracks.
tho United States Array In Hawaii Except for tho bedding, tho present
for tho coming fiscal year, dating contracts aro held by mainland firms.
NOTHING IN JAPANESE SCARE.
WASHINGTON, May 1. President Taft has Informed tho Senate
tho Stato Department has no evidence of any attempt of Japan to 1
foothold In Mexico. This was dono In answer to tho Lodge resoluti
WON'T DISMISS RUEF INDICTMENTS.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1. Judge Dunno has denied a motion it
miss the remaining elghty-fivo Indictments against Abe Rucf.
UNDERWOOD GETS FLORIDA.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 1. Underwood wins tho Democratic 1
dcntinl primary In thla state over Wilson.
Morning Cable Report on page Ten)
LINE MAY BE STARTED BETWEEN
ti,n. tn, urn comnetltlvo. Until figures submitted are probably a lit-
tho local depot quartermaster can tlo higher than tho present contract
hear from headquarters In San Fran- prices.
cIsco, It will not bo known whether 4 '
or not tho Honolulu dealers aro suc
cessful. The Union Feed Company, Ltd.,
submitted tenders for supplying tho
bran, hay and oats called for, whllo
Percy M. Pond bid alono on furnish
ing tho 1,793,500 pounds of bedding
Tho Union Feed Company offers to
supply bran at $1.C3 per hundred
nounds: hay at $1.16, and oats at
and alio will thus bo independent or
For Christmas Island.
It Is nlso understood that Father
Rougler will mako a call at Christ
mas Island with a view to seeing wEO
ther there is anything of tho wreclt
of tho Aeon loft. A salvago boat was
sent down from lioro but found no
thing except a few old typewriters.
The story going the rounds this
morning, howovor, is that Fathct Rou
gler has got some Inside Informa
tion as to whero a quantity of specie
was lost from tho vessel and will see
If he can recover It
It will be remembered that tho
Aeon struck tho reef that circles tho
Island and becamo a total wreck. The
passengers and crew got to shoro
safely and were afterward picked up
by tho steamer Makura of tho Cana
dian-Australian line. Shortly after
ward a report was brought back that
tho wreck had disappeared.
Tho greatest Interest is being tak
en along the waterfront In the future
movemonts. of the Luka and Father
details of the scheme Will bo to hand
when Father Rougler arrives next
A sixty-five horso power gasoline' Rouglor's return Is awaited with cag
cnglno Is- being Instilled In tho Luka erness.
President Pratt, of tho board of
health, Is busy nowadays attending
to many duties. Tho return of Chief
Inspector Charlock has relieved tho
$2.09, for delivery at Fort do Russy, tension somewhat, but thoro Is still
Fort Ruger and Fort Shatter. For Plenty to do.
dnllverlnc to Schofleld Bawacks. tho Down at tho Territorial immigrant
following prlco was naked
IN TRMjSPAGIQG WIRELESS
Following tho taking over of th-j ship being built by Melvln Vanlman.
TTnn,i wirikn hv ih Mnrrnnl ' Irwin's record Is tho most spectac-
company a few weeks ago, a series
ular of any man engaged in tho key
tannine business. Besides tho lour-
of high power stations aro to bo es.,, ho mndo wUh Wonrna( ho waa
tabllshed botween tho Pacific coast operator on Nantucket Island when
Bran, station measles havo broken out", and and the Orient via Honolulu, accOM-1 jncic Binns sent out tho famous "C.
$1.C5; hay, $1.21; oats, $2.64 during Pratt said this morning that five pa- jng to the Information brought by , q. d." call from tho steamer Repub-
July, August and September; $2.08 tlonts had been sent ovor to Quar- jack R. Irwin, tho wireless operator, j(C on January 2, 1908. Irwin got in
during October, Novembor and Do- antlno Island. Tho outbreak Is not at present on tho steamor Hllontan, ,
cembor; $2.13 during January, Feb- thought to bo very serious, arid no ( and who mado a nnmo for himself
ruary and March, and $2.18 during further troublo Is anticipated. Iwhon ho sent out tho "C. D. Q." call
I At tho present tlmo thoro aro no
openings for Inspectors on tho board
of health staff. Thoro aro ton men
altogether who aro eligible- for posi
tions when vacancies occur. Eight of
these raon aro on tho county list, and , run preparatory to making
per hundred dollverod at Fort Ruger, two aro on tho territorial waiting roll. . trip across tho Atlantic in
April, May and Juno.
Tho total amount of forago speci
fied was 493,000 pounds of bran,
8,077,000 pounds hay, and 5,799,000
Pond's bid for bedding whb 80 cents
from Wellmnn'a nlrshlp America
when disaster overtook It 2000 miles
from shoro In tho Atlantic ocean.
Irwin, who Is engaged by tho Mar
coni company, has been put on this
touch with the steamer Baltic and
tho passengers and crow of tho Re
public woro saved.
Ho Is tho only man who has ever
sent out and rocelved tho urgent
help coll. Besides this, bo was a
close personal friend of J. F. Phil
lips, tho wireless oporator on tho 111
fated Titanic, who wont down with,