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HONOLULU, HAWAII, MONDW M U 27, l'M2
THE STATE MAY TAKE CONTROL OF RIOTOUS SAN DIEGO
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Unity and joy reigned supremo In
the Senate chamber this afternoon
nnd were made evident by twenty
eight sighs of relief sighed by twenty
eight commissioners and principals
when they discovered that strife was
over and that C. E. Copeland, hither
to the "dark horse and Insurgent of
the principals' war" had returned to
the fold and would make no minority
Educational' Superintendent Pope
called the meeting to order at 1:45
Principal Davis of the Royal school
or-ened the meeting by reading the
icport of the committee of supervis-J
Several new changes In the revised
school laws were recommended, such
as substitutes for single words or
small additions to paragraphs.
Recommendation was made that trie
commissioners adopt the report of tile
supervising principals, but the sur
pvlso of the afternoon was the read
ing of Mr. Copeland's name as one of
the supervising principals who signed
the report of the committee.
The report of the committee was
pigned unanimously by the supervis
ing principals nnd the mantle of fell
cltj wrapped Itself about the super
vising principals once more. For there
was no minority report.
It was moved nnd carried that the
committee's report be plnced on file
snd Commissioner Aiken thanked tlic
supervising principals in behalf of the
commissioners for their unanimous re
port. Mr. Aiken further denied that Prin
cipal Copeland was the instigator of
the Insurgent movement, declaring
that he (Aiken) was the original In
stigator of the insurgent war and that
ho had started the same fight three
The commissioner backed up Mr.
Copeland and declared that ho agreed
ilh him that Superintendent Popo
should not have been chairman of
the supervisors' body and that he was
very sorry that the disagreement had
arisen among the supervisors, but
furthermore he was glad that a unani
mous report bad been turned In.
The commissioners all expressed
tlieir desire to have the Impression
removed that Mr. Copeland's fight was
n book trust plot, and they were high
ly Indignant at being accused by the
(Contlnuo on Page ElKhtl
While playfully ."scuffling with his
bosom friend, Cook McGreadie of E
battery, First Artillery, Private Akter
ski of the same battery was accident
ally .stabbed in the breast Saturday
ovening and died while being conveyed
to the hospital In the ambulance. A
board of three officers on investigation
learned thct the killing was accidental.
McGrcadie will be asked to face a
(Continued on rago Eight)
The Walakca leasehold interests on
'Hawaii wero transferred to the govern
ment this morning by Attorney Carl
S.. Carlsmith, who accepted $250 less
than the appraised value for the land
The land in question is needed for
the Hilo wharf plan and comprises
nearly six acres. Three appraisers
place the value at $2000.
EXPERT SAYS HAWAIIAN
TRUST COMPANY HAS NO
NTEREST IN MAHUKA SITE;
Warrants were sworn out by Food
Inspector Blanchard this morning fur
the arrest of five ice-cream deniers
whose Ice-cream did not como up to
tho standnrd of the law. The con
cerns affected are: Now Bakery, H.
Ono, Asahi Bakery, N. Maida, II. No-kai.
'From being a case of everybody
."i. gin the government," the MahuEa
site trial this morning developed Into
a three-cornered light that promises
The trouble started when James
W. Pratt, tho expert on the witness
stand', made tho flat statement that
in his opinion the Hawaiian Trust
Companr has no Interest whatever In
tho suit and has nothing coming to
This considerably excited Attor
ney Warren, representing the respond
cr.t above named, and he tried vigor
ously to shako Pratt's testimony alonj
that line, but without success. Pratt
made tho Interesting statement that
ho had "tried" to see some interest
of tho Hawaiian "Trust Company in
the property, but without any success".
Meanwhile, United States. Disfict
Attorney Breckons sat on the side-'
lines and gloated. During a recess '
ho outlined the situation, In thiswise:
Tho various respondents knew In 1009
that suit was to be brought to con
demn the Mahuka property. So tho
Bank of Hawaii leased tho property
to the Cooke Estate for two or threo
times what It was worth. The Cooke
E3tato in turn leased to the Hawaiian
Trust for a comfortablo advance. Now
they are all trying to claim damages
from tho government. Such will prob
ably bo Breckons' arguments to the
Ah Chew and WPlie Kekukea are
lying in Queen's Hospital suffering
from injuries caused by tho explosion
of a giant-powder cap.
The affair took placo at MoiUill
camp. Someone gave the boy.i a giant
powder cap and thoy went Into a barn
near their residence where Willie
stuck a piece of rag Into the cap and
set fire to It.
In tho explosion which resulted
Willie lost several of tho fingers of
his right hand and Ah Chew was badly
bruised about tho lepfl and face.
The accident happened on Saturday
That the Mediterranean fruitily will prosecuting the experiments,
breed In bananas and-fthat the pest Hartung took up the work where
can consequently be transmitted to the Vrof- Sovcrln ,ald 11 down- 1,1 the r
, , , , , , i . .... port which he is prcjarlng. Hartung
mainland through shipments of this, , , ., . . , , , . , ,,
I states that ho has found that tho fruit-
fruit from the Hawaiian Islands, Is fly nl,y be rci,r0lUlce( both artificially
the declaration of William J. HarUiug, and naturally in tho banana. The lat
who will this afternoon receive his ter experiment, he says, was conduct
degree of bachelor of Science from the ed through hanging bunches of ban
College of Hawaii. Hartung avers ho anas in lime trees with tho result, that
has reached the conclusion through the fruit files were found in the bana
exhaustive experiments, and that he nas.
will read r. report embodying the facts "I have not completed tho paper 1
relating to his discovery before tho shell read before the California con
convention of CCllfornia. fruitgrowers vention," said Hartung in the course of
in that state next montn. nn interview, "but when my work Is
The young flctentlst, whoso work ended I expect to have nn exhaustive
may have a far-reaching effect on the report of the fruitfiy In relation to tho
banana industry in the Hawaiian Is- banana. California has mll'ioiv at
lands, Is nn assistant of Prof. H. H. stake because of her great fruit in
Severin of the College of Hawaii. Prof, dustry and it is but right that her
Soverlu at onejime began an invest!- fruitgrowers should lesrn tho results
gatlon along the same lines but was of my ersperimcnts that thoy may
forbidden by President Gllmoro to con- guard ngalivst tho danger,
tlnue It on the ground that no good "I have found that, tho fruitfiy ln
purpose cou'd be served by further (Continued on Pago Five.)
AT LEILE1A IS AUTHORIZED
Through a cablegram received from
Wellington this morning Captain Ed
wards, constructing quartermaster of
the Department of Hawaii, Is cuthorlzl
ed to begin the construction of sixteen
sets of double officers' Quarters for
tho ivjo of the cavalry at Sohofleld
Barracks. ' The buildings will bo per
manent' in character and presumably
of reinforced I'oncrete.
Work was begun some time ago on
the permanent quarters for tho First
Infantry at tho Barracks and it is sup
posed this will continue, although the
cable does not Etato tho amount of
funds available for the construction
Major Cheetham who -had been de
tailed on this construction work, has
been detained -on . tlio .mainland as a
witness In a civil .iiiit and tho work
will bo initiated without him.
Another cablegram received at the
department headquarters this morning
stated that forty-flvo mules and nine'
teen riding horses for use on the First
Infantry have been shipped on tho
(Associated Press Cbles to the Star.)
JERSEY CITY, May 27. President Taft has sent a message" to Pres
ident Gomez that he will not intervene in Cuba.
He says that the cables sending marines to Key West are In no senso
intervention but merely to protect Amcr:cang in case of necessity. Tho
President added: "I am gratified at your energetic measures to put down
tlio disturbance." '
WASHINGTON, May 2". Admiral Ostorhauso sails for Key West.
THE NEW JERSEY CAMPAIGN.
, JERSEY CITY, May 2". Colonel Roosevelt will speak in the Urge cen
tral towrvj ending at Princeton. President li.ft will sieak in tho northern
part of the State ending nt Atlantic City. Woodrow Wilson wilt cud at
Princeton with a student demonstration.
LAKEWOOD, N. J., May 27. President Taft said today that Roosevelt
is preaching a kind of discontent which means tho breaking down of tho
republic and urged tho people to vote for tho constitution nnd its institu
tions against a third term. i. -
. MORRISTOWN, May 27. Roosevelt denies the charge of extravagance
during his terms of office.
SCHEME TO OUST WOOD FROM ARM.Y COMMAND.
WASHINGTON, May 27. Tho Army appropriation bill is reported to
the House containing an amendment which would legislate Major General
Ieonard Wood, Chief of the General Staff, out of his position.
LOCAL OPTION SUSTAINED.
WASHINGTON, May 27. The United States Supremo Court sustains tho
constitutionality of local option and eight hour lews for women workers.
SAN DIEGO MAY GET STATE POLICE CONTROL.
SAN DIEGO, May'SZj-Attorney General Webb has told the city police
that the State will take control of the local situation- if necessary.
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FORECASTING SOUTH DAKOTA.
PIERRE, S. D., May 27. The primaries will bo had June 4. Tho Roose
veltcrs claim that they will have ten delegates.
(Morning Cable Report on page ten)
Afer months of litigation, including
THE MALCONTENT SPANIARDS
. SURRENDER AFTER SUFFERING
After spending all day Saturday and and
part of the night sitting on the side
walk in front of tlio territorial lmml-
ni'suments, pleadings, suits, nonsuit3,
withdrawals, comuromlses, disagree
ments and similar Interruptions which
have kent the attorney ccnernl's ofilco
busy for tho past Iwo months, settle
ment of the Hllo Union school pro
position has finally been reached and
Deputy Attorney General Smith ex
pects that today will signalize tho
end of tho long-drawn out discussion.
The trouble started In January. At
Walnnucnue- and School streets in
FROM THERE SAYS MANILA
IS FAST GAINING ON
That' there are good openings for
investment of Hawaiian money In Ma
nila and that unless local financiers
get busy soon thoy will loso many
good opportunities is the statement
mado this morning by E. H. Parrish,'
of tho Guam Revere Rubber Company,
who is a through passenger in tho T.
IC. K. liner Chlyo Maru on route to
"Tho Manila of today," said Mr.
Parrish, "Is a far different city from
the Manila of two years ago. Instead
of being a burden on tho United States
tho Philippines are paying their own
way. Manila has been absolutely
cleaned of mosquitoes and yellow fever
Is a thing of the past. Smallpox s'
never heard of now nnd tho cases of
typhoid are only such ns might occur
in any city.
"Manila Is fast gaining on Honolulu
and It will only bo a few years be-
foro It Is Just as famous a tourist re
sort as you have her. There are a lot
of fine yount men establishing them
selves in tho town and all of them aro
doing well. Everything is booming
and there is not a merchant In tho cltyj
who Is not doing well and making
money fast. I
"Tho main trouble there at tho(
present time is that although they aro
all doing well they have not tho money
nvnllablo to swing big enterprises and
they need outsido capital. There Is a
flno opportunity for some of the Ha-'
wnllan capitalists to secure good In
vestments for their surplus money. I
"Tho big hotel that" hns been built
is only tho forerunner of what is so-1
ing to be. It is a fine building and
splendidly fitted up. Sugar Is looking
up and tho plantations all report good
times. Wo nro trying to bring the
rubber Industry nlong and I think that
thoro will bo no troublo In doing so.'l
Manuel Rqpoza Freitas, who tried to
hang "Tils wife upon a treo last week,
this morning pleaded guilty to assault
with Intent to commit murder, and was
sentenced by Judge Robinson to five
years at hard labor. He appeared un
concerned but otherwrso showed no
sign of lnnanlty.
hungry malcontents to re-enter
It may have seemed like weakness 1. a P,ece of land 22,000 square
grant station, tho Spaniards who had on my part," said Secretary Kearns l'-et In area which the Territory needn
refused to go to work on the plant.v! this morning, "but I couldn't stand for tl,e construction of tho Hllo Union
tlons and had been ojected from the' seeing tho women and llttlo children; school. Tho property Involved te
station Saturday morning, sent an suffer through tho fault of tlio men. i loi'Gs to Mrs. Rose Mason of San
emissary to Secretary Kearns' house They wero out thero all day without Francisco, but sho was not ns nnxio'iB
nt 9:30 Saturday night, stating that' food and when ono of tho Interpreters' l BOll aa tho Territory wns to buy,
they wero willing fb go to any planta-J enme out to my houso Saturday night) bonce the suit.
WAS TOO ROUGH
George Drndloy is in jell and hla
, wife is in the hospital. The circum
I stalled? are not unconnected,
j Yesterday morning Bradley awoko
, from his slumbers in the kitchen and
I went to the bruakfast-tablo wtiere his
wife was eating.
i Ho Is alleged to have abused hia
wife who aiwwered him with much
George is thon alleged to have set
about his better half and beaten her
into insensibility with his lists.
Anyhow Mrs. Bradley Is in tho hospi
tal with a black eye, cut lip, swollen
jaw and torn ear, nnd her husband
languishes in quod.
Kauluwela lane was the scene of tho
tlon whero work could bo secured for(and said the women and children
them. On the understanding that were crying, I went down to the sta
they would go out tomorrow morning,' tlon.
Secretary Kearns permitted tho tired' (Continued on Pago Eight)
FREAR IN BOSTON
Governor Frear arrived in Boston
this morning and will lie In Now
York on tho thirtieth day of May, ac
cording to a cablegram received by
Acting Govornor Mott-Smfth this
morning from tho executive
From Now York the govornor will
go to Washington) expecting ,to nr
rive thero on Juno 2. Govornor Freai
reports that ho, stopped over at Chi
cago on his wny East in order to sao
that tho Hawaii delegates accommo
dations at tho La Sallo Hotel wero
ANOTHER EMPLOYER'S LIABILITY
E IS BROUGHT
Waldemar Mollhoff has filed sujt ln( fore Judgo Robinson. License Inspcc
tho circuit court againBt A. A. Wilson tor Fennell and his deputy and a Fill
for damages in the sum of $10,000 for pino informer aro tho principal wlt
personal Injuries which ho claims .to nesses for tho prosecution.
havo recioved February G while work
ing as a laborer on a job on Maul. Ho
claims mat wnson was building a
road at Mallko gulch and that he,
the plaintiff, was ordered by tho fore
man to do somo excavating in a dan
gerous place. The earth cayed away
and ho wns hurled over a precipice,
sustaining injuries which.- havo ren
dered him a pormanont cripplo.
Tho trial of Lau Duck, charged with
soiling liquor without a IIcoiibo, was
begun this morning, Jury waived, be-
After two weeks of argument oe-
tv.een tho attorney general and Carl
Carlsmith of Hllo, attorney for tho
Ituson Interest, suit wa'a ftlrd and
immediately condemnation proceed
ings wero brought to bear.
More arguments nnd talk of com
riomiso ensued with tho result that
last week tho case was nonsuited
and tho dofendanlB agreed to tno ap
praised valuo of $0500.
Papers havo been drawn up and tho
deputy attorney genoral expects to
conclude tho purchase, today.
Judgo Whltnoy this morning grant
ed a dlvorco to M. Saranako from T.
Saranako on tho ground of cxtromo
David Kolilpio has been appointed
guardian of his minor daughter Mag
gie, who has somo proporty in Iior
Tho trial o'flh'o suit'' of Lnholn Rob
ertson and others Versus Lum Shoo
and others, an action to quiet titlo
and for possession of the proporty,
was rosumod in Judgo Cooper's court
Monday, May 27.
Port San Luis Sailed, May 20
S. Lansing, for Honolulu. '
San Francisco Snlled, May 2C
R. P. Rlthet, for Honolulu.'
Snn Francisco Sallod. May 2G
Schr. Annie Johnson, for Muhukona.
San Pedro Arrived, May 20: Yaolll
Ujnvnll, honcQ May C,
Koattlo Sailed, May'25: S. gl Virgi
Mnhukona Soiled, May 25: Ilk, Ha
vni, for San Francisco.
Yokohama Sailed, May 25: S,
Acting Governor Mott-Smith spent
tho mnjor part of tho morning In con
ference with E. I. Spalding, B. von
Dnmm, W. Woltors, C. Charlock and
Dr. Pratt In regard to cloan-up day
vlnch is rapidly approaching.
Argument was raised ovor tho
question of financial backing, as it
was decided that tho Territorial de
partments can dovoto no money for
the object, and Mr. Spalding Is not in
favor of lovylng cc-HtrTMUons from
tho business men.
As tho acting goverribr puts It, it
is not so much a question of "Who js
putting up," as "Who is going to put
Nile, for Honolulu.
San Francisco Arrived,, May 27,
3 30 n. m.: S. S. Manchuria, hence
S. S. Chlyo Maru, sails for Son
Francisco tomorrow nt 10 a. m.