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HONOLULU. HAWAII. MONDAY, MAY 20. 1912.
TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL
CONFERENCE OF PRINCIPALS ENGAGE IN A LIVELY SCRAP
"It Ib too flno a monument lo tho . the anti-Frcar combination beaten In
folly of tho Republican party In Ha-j the Honolulu convention but who,
wall for any attempt to break It," j unlike Mr. Carter, professed to be
ex-Governor George It. Carter said for Taft after' tho return of Delegate
(Special Cablegram to Tho Star.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 20.
Tho bill granting a franchise to L.
S. Conness and associates for a street
railway In Hilo has passed tho House.
this morning while denying that any
attempt would be made to question
, tho credentials of tho Republican
delegation from Hawaii to the Repub
lican national convention.
Mr. Carter is going to Chicago nev
ertheless, accompanied by A. L. C.
Atkinson, his fldus achates and the
chief lieutenant In his administration.
They are only going to look on, how
ever, and cheer when tho result they
fondly expect the nomination of Col
onel Roosevelt has taken place, ac
cording to what Mr. Carter told a
Star reporter this morning. They will
leave In the Manchuria tomorrow
R. W. Shingle, another leader of
Kuhlo, Is also going away but ho
says not to Chicago. "I intend to
leave in tho Wilhelmlna on Wednes
day," Mr. Shingle said to Mr. Rice,
one of the delegates, but will only go
as far as San Francisco," then, ad
dressing a Star reporter "but you
The Coney Garage, Limited, of Li
hue, Kauai, has filed papers of as
signment for tho benefit of its credi
tors. Tho liabilities are said tn
don't need to put that In tho paper." amount to between three and four
A rumor printed in the morning thousand dollars, due largely to Ho
paper that Delegate Kuhio was going- nolulu automobile aincies. hut it i
to swucn rrom Taft to Roosevelt in further claimed that the assets aro
the national convention, taken In con- more than sulliclent to pay off all In-
nectlon with the arrival of Rev. S. debtedness. Frank E. Howes, man-
L. Desha of Hilo via Maui, being ac- ager of tho Associated Garage, is pe-
companled from the latter Island by titioned for, to be named temporary
W. J. Coelho, together with Mr. De- administrator.
sha's statement In tne Star the samo t .
(Contlnuo on Pago Eight)
The Srhnnl (TESTIMONY
?? in riHiu
REFUSAL OF OVERTIME PAY
CAUSES STRIKE OF
SOON ALL OUT
1 Trouble between the sailors and
boat-handlers of tho Inter-Island
steamer Maui and the Inter-Island
company culminated this morning In a
strike, followed by a lockout. A few
hours later tho strikers were waiting
In the corridor of tho United States
district attorney, waiting to see Brec
kons in full faith and confidence that
he could and would aid them In their
To a representative of tho Star the
Japanese spokesman of the crowd,
which was composed of Hawatlnns
and Japanese, outlined the cause of
tho trouble. From his statements It
appears that a week ago yesterday
the steamer Maul towed the ship
Fooling Suey to Mahukona. Tho crew
of tho Maul, however, were kept on again
duty from Saturday night to Sunday Not knowing what, else to do,
night beforo the ship was ready to ' (Continued on Pago Five)
When Wednesday morning dawns,
the Territorial Immigrant station will
bo swept and garnished and untenant
ed, for the Immigrants who arrived in
tho Harpalion will all have been dls-i
depart. They supposed that, of
course, thev Would be nald ovprtlmn
for the wa'it. but, when they got their tributed to the various plantations by
pay envelopes Saturday night and yes- that time. The last of those held on
tcrday morning, they found that hey Quarantine Island arrived at tho Imml
wer paid nothing for tho extra doty, grant station Saturday nfternoon.
Both the mate and the second mate, Three children who still require
slated tho spokesman, said they bad medical attention have been placed In
Ount.itlnnn frnm tho nil.ln nnr.,j .
- - j L ucwuuu
Shaw and Shakespeare were used as'
tt'Cannna roronlln unmnflt . . .. . I
and fro frequently and general Ill-
feeling, thlnljj veiled by courtesy, pre
vailed generally thlB morning at the
supervising principals' meeting, but
after two and one-Half hours of wrang
ling practically nothing was acorn-
plished. : ' ,
Ono committee, was appointed in the
COlirRO nf tho TTlnrnlnf -ilt mna. f
time was speiit In vlgororaly prosecut
ing tho Cope-land-Davis Pope-Wood
feud which began last Saturday morn
ing at the meeting, when Mr. Copeland
attempted to read a ninety-page sug
gested course of study which he and
his constituents had outlined.
The fight was nothing more than
the old one of conservatism agalnBt
radlcallcm, insurgents against the "old
guard." the Insurgents being represent
ed by the soVen adherents of Cope
land's course of study who fought
ngalnst tho nlno satellites of Super
intendent Pope In a vain attempt to
batter down tho wall of power and
take possession of tho field.
But numbers gained the day. When
the motion to discontinue tho reading
of Mr. CopelandYj course of study and
take up tho question of modifying
Superintendent Pope's outlined plan
put to the meeting, It was carried by
a vote of nlno to seven.
But the enthusiasm of the minority
was only temporarily dampened by Iho
setback and, although tho old guard
mtnngod to keep the flro of insurgency
In a Enioldering state, there wore un-
expected times when tho firo would
break out beyond control with the re
nult thnt tho one piece of business ac
conipl'ahed the appointment of a com
mltteo of fifteen principals to work
on Mr Pope's p'an of study was car
ried on tho motion of one of the lead
ers, of the Insurgents, J. C. Davis.
Mr. Ba'dwln reopened the meeting
this morning by moving that Mr. Cope
land's courne of study be squelched
end the reading of It be discontinued.
(Continued on Page. Eight)
(Associated Press Cblet to the Star)
IV Jlf VRK' 20;-Chestcr S- Mo. General manager of the Grt
esiern sugar company is tho govern
I,-. it . i" iuu bun. lie Buys
! , ..J u C7Ty ha,8 23'0D0'000 In nd that Granger offered In 1902
to buy its plants on behalf, of tho American. . '
CONTRADICTORY LORIMER REPORTS
WASHINGTON. May 20.-Tho majority of the Senate committee In
vestlgatlng tho Lorimer scandal declares
found since tho original Investigation. Tho minority on tho contrary
lCu voies ror lorimer in tho Illinois legislature were bought
MAJORITY FOR LORIMER.
WASHINGTON, May 20. Tho nialnrlfv nn.i f ., t . ,
tors submitted to tho Senate exonerates the Illinois senator. It Is sign-
, JUllca, r iicner ana Jonnston. The minority report which
condemns Lorimer Is signed by Kern, Lea and Kenyon.
BASEBALL STRIKE OFF.
PHILADELPHIA, May 20. Tho baseball strike is ended ar.d tho
regular gamcyj will be resumed tomnrmw. t ruu .m
- ... j yjuu win nut up-
pear for the Detroits pending a final ruling on the matter of his bus-
NOT A CLERGYMAN
LOS ANGELES, May 20. Tho bodv
Sunday, nt first supposed to be that of a clergyman. Is now believed to bo
ui xjuiimru item, an auto salesman.
put ' l overtime for the men but It
had been disallowed by the shipmas
ter. The men protested but were tild
they would get nothing for tho twenty-four
hours they were on duty wait
ing for the steamer to sail. ,
Then they went on strike. Whero-
tho Children's Hospital. Ono Spaniard
is held ponding the result of an ap
peal which has been taken for him
to tho Secretary of Commerce and
Labor, ngalnst deportation. It ha3
been charged that h0 Is not morally
fit to become a citizen of the United
upon they wore promptly told by the ' States and his case following an in
Inter-Island people Wat they could ostlgatlon has been submitted to
stay out and that none of them could I Washington for action.
tho company 1 1
ever go to work for
( Honolulu provision dealers aro sell
ing Inferior and adulterated goods to
tho ships that call hero, according
to information received by Food Com
missioner Blanchard through the Fed
eral Bureau of Chemistry at Washington:
According to a communication
which was enclosed in tho lotter sent
to the food inspector, dealers havo
been In tho habit of nalniine off in
ferior and stale stock on thn ships'
stewards that buy provisions here.
The complainant further alleges
that ho has never been able to get
redress of tho Territory owing- to tho
fact that those In power control tho
THE BELLE OF THE HARPALION
Of al tho women who left their
homes in Portugal and Spain to jour
ney In tho Harpalion to tho Hawaiian
Islands, as immigrants, Senorita Es
trella do Mayas is undoubtedly tho
holle. Her reign as such has been
undisputed and It Is because of tho
beautiful Senorita that Secretary
Kearns of tho immigrant station has
been put to much trouble -In getting
awny six young men to tho plantn
tions. These single men wish to be
near tho plantation on which tho Sen
orita will mako her now homo In or
der that they may woo her, and tho
Sonorlta has refused to toll where she
On tho long voyage from Spain
Senorita Estrella had many su!tor3
but bIio smiled on none. "I will see
tho mon of tho now country before I
mako my choice," she told her wooers.
'Terhaps I will not marry at all. I
haveheanl that there a woman does
nol need to mnrry to live."
Ploadlngs and cajolings wero In
vain' Tho Sonorlta would not listen
even whqn, aftor tho nrrlval here, sev
eral of her swains sought the good
offices of Interpreter Dutra to plead
fnr thorn. Tho latter made a number
of matches, seeing those who sought
his aid safely launched on the sea of
matrimony, but ho has to admit that
he could not persuade tho fair Es
trella that marriage with anyone of
several good looking young country
men was essential to her happiness.
' Severnl of Estrella's suitors became
discouraged and sought and found
wives among tho othor young immi
grants, but six husky and fairly hand
some young men want Estrejla or
none, vowing that otherwise life will
bo a hard thing for them and that gar.
Ho will lose Us savor.
Estrella herself is disdainful. "Put
me on an Island far away from theao
foolish youths who causq mo much
v.'earlnoss," sho told Secretly Kcarn3
through tho Interpreter. "Perhana
they will try to' swim to mo nnd tho
big fiRh will devour these troublesome
It is probable that the six will bo
sent to tho samo plantation on a
boat tomorrow and that- Senorita Es
trella will remain In Honolulu for n
time, and then go to an island of hor
own choosing. If tho six fight among
thomsolvcs for her favor, they 'will
havo to battle with their fists, for tho
daggers which they brought with them
nave been claimed by the customs of.
The Lord-Young Enginering .Com
pany was awarded tho contract for
. filling in tho Kowalo tract on a bid of
42 cents a cubic yard for tho en'tiro
work, 3C2.500 cubic yards.
The Honolulu Construction affd
Draylng Company made n bid of 09
cents a cubic yard for the entlro work
nnd the Hawaiian Drodging Company
mnde a figure of $1 for tho wholo.
Sectional bids dividing the tract Into
seven sections were offered by the
dredging company as follows: Sec.
1, 38 l-2c; Sec. 2, the samo; Sec. 3,
51.50; Sec. 4, 80c; Sec. C, J1.G0. Sec,
C, $10; Sec. 7, 70c.
larger stores and that he Is writing
to tho Bureau of Chemistry in th
hope that they will mako an Invest)'
gatlon and thus stop the sale of "adul
torated articles at present going on.'
Tho writer forwarded samples of
provisions bought and to tho Federal
Bureau of Chemistry. Commissioner
Blanchard Intends to look Into tho
matter thoroughly in order to ascor
lain tho extent of truth In tho com'
Ice-cream Inspection Is still going
on, and every day now violators of
tho law are discovered, according to
tho food Inspector, who intends to
begin prosecutions shortly.
Honry Fern, brother fo Hizzone'r
Mayor Forn, was fined $5 and costs
In tho pollco court this morning for
Tho gambling seanco was nt Its
height yesterday afternoon on tho KI-
nau wharf when tho pollco took a
hand and shook a natural, tho first
rnttlo out of tho box.
Othor notable mombcrs of tho Viva
Dollar Club inaugurated by Cadi Mon-
sarrat this morning nro: n
Charles Kaula, W. Makallitl, H. Ha-
,napj, Bob FItzBlmmons No. II.'Makua-
oie. hod Sanson, E. Pol, II. Wilson,
John HoopH, Pable, Torlntlno and
In the pollco court this morning,
E. Fritz, charged with assault and
battery, was discharged.
Sam Nuuanu, similarly charged, was
fined $20 and costs. A charge of
threatening against Sam resulted in
sentence being suspended for thirteen
T. Dalovell, who beat up a woman
named Annlo Turner, in Kakaako, was
sont to Jail for thirty-five days.
A charge of vagrancy against Dalo
vell was continued.
Charles Kiekio, charged with dam
aging some household furniture, had
BenteiiQO suspended for thirtoun
For assaulting and battering the
woman with whom ho is living ho was
fined $20 and costs,
, KahlUIanl, charged with assault
and battery on a natlvo girl, was fln
ed $10 nnd costs,
Kwong Tou and Haklkawa, who vio
lated the nntl-rubblsh-sweoping ordin
ance, woro fined tho customary $3 and
E. G. Baxter and J. Chester, tho
day's drunks, wore fined $3 nnd costs
Guy Brlggs wns fined ?1G and costB
for assaulting C. II. Young, tho ex
A countor chargo of assault and
hattory against Young profofred by
Brlggs was continued till tomorrow.
A chargo of malicious Injury was
placed ngalnst Brlggs this morning, i
George McKnow, somewhat under
, tl'o weather, had a dispute with Hack
driver Turner about a faro shortly
Turner Is alleged to have struck
McKnew so soverely with his whip as
to' necessitate his being taken to
'Queen's Hospital for repairs.
A man named Kennedy took tlio
injured man into his houso and tele
phoned to tho police station for the
McKnew was badly cut on the neck
MOORE THREATENS MOORE.
SAN DIEGO. May 20. Moore, a
ycited for contempt of court for threatening Attorney Mcoro, counsel for
" "" l IVUiiU
AUTO PARTY DROWNED.
CHICAGO, May ,20. Threo unidentified men and two women -were
drowned today by on auto going into an open draw of a bridge.
OHIO CAMPAIGN CLOSING.
COLUMBUS, May 20. Taft and Roosevelt aro rlnnlnir tholr
campaigns in Ohio.
(Morning Cable Rei ort on page ten)
TO BE ESTABLISHED IN
'Acting Governor Mott-Smlth, Attor
ney Gonoral Lindsay, Marston Camp
bell and L. A. Thurston of the H(lo
inllwny spent most of tho morning
working on tho right of way for tho
lino at Walakoa, also sotting asid6
certain localities for railroad pur
poses, including tho plotting of a now
light of way, and Incidentally sur
rendering -portions of tho jiresont
yard-areas to conform to tho now
At tho same tlmo, the harbor ccm-
mfFBlonors aro working on a now
wharf location at Kuhlo Bay.
Orders to establish the postnl sav
ings bank systom in Hawaii aro like
ly to bo received hero at any mom
ent, according to Postoffice Insi'c?tor
Frank J. Hare. Already official in-
structions havo Decn rccolvcd by the
local office to stand ready to open tlio
new department and to have a place
In the office available tor taking caro
of such a branch on short notice. To
this end, thorofore, the now room
which is boing fitted P in tho Mc-
Candless Block is being preparod with
this in mind, although tho registry
division will probably use a part of
the additional space In any event, and
could well make use of It all.
ino local onico authorities wero
supplied with full printed instructions
formB, etc.. relative to the savings
bank division, some tlmo ngo, which
aro at the present tlmo being digested
against orders being received to es
tabltoh the feature hero.
"No Information has boon received
that would indlcato when tho savings
hank division will ho ordered cstnli
lished here ' said Mr. Hare when ask
rd about the matter, "r would not
bo surprise, however, to get advlcos
almost any day directing tho Inaugu
ration of tho systom. It is quite pos
sible that tho plan may bo ordered to
be taken up tho first of tho fiscal yoar.
July 1, although' I havo no Informa
tion on this point."
Fourth Class Offices Also.
Mr. Haro stated that tho noatni
banks are being extended very rapid
ly in the States, and thnt It Is tho'ln.
tontlon of tho Donnrtment to lntm.
duco thorn into tho fourth class of
fices Immediately. It is his surmise
that tho ronson that Ilnwnli has not
had those banks established soonor,
is thnt it was thought best to wait
until this class of offices was Included,
sc that tho business In tho TorrltorV
irny bo organized as a whole more
economically and advantageously.
It 1 therefore moro than probablo
that not only will Honolulu and Hilo
tho only first and second class, of.
flees respectively in tho Island gnt
the new banks, but practically all ot
the other offices In tho Territory aa
Reports, made by tho Postoitlco Uo.
partjnont to Congress recontly Indi
cate that tho postal banks have been
oven moro of a success generally
throughout tho United States, where
established, than had been predicted
by the most ardent friends of tho sys
tern. Just how successful they will bo
here, Is a question that no ono seema
to bo at all certain about
TO BE RUN IN
"You may say In tho Star that ov-
ery automobilo caught on tbo street
without a tax tag will be run In."
Bald Tax Assossor Wilder to a re
porter of tho Star this afternoon.
"It does not mattor to whom tha
enr belongs, If it does not wear a
tag It will bo solzod."
MUST RESPECT THE PORT LAW.
Kaneam'a was flnod $10 and costs
this morning for violating tho port
Ho was feeding gasollno to a nower
sampan and a quantity of tho stuff ran
Into the harbor.
Kanoama pleaded guilty but Stntnrl
that his offonse was unintentional.
Judgo Monsarrat decided, hownvor.
that now was tho time to make nn
example or a perpetrator of a very