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HONOLULU, HAWAII, WI DM sDW, M l'12
GOVERNOR WILSON CARRIES IT BY GREAT MAJORITIES
s the Fly
Fearful that a bloodthirsty banana
oligarchy would moto him some mys
terious doom in order to prevent his
'leaving tho Hawaiian Islands with his
reports on tho frultfly, Prof. H. H.
-Severln of the College of Hawaii is
alleged to havo boarded the Honolulan
last night and stowed away among th
bananas in tho cargo in order that he
might be assured of leaving. Probably
tho hiding place part of the story is
an ironical joke.
before slipping on board the ship
Prof. Severln gavo out an interview
anent the charges made in a spectactt
lar affidavit as to his drinking capa
city. Prof. Soverin stated that he only
took four drinks with the Chinese ba
nana planter, one of which, he gravely
states, he spat out. Trof. Severln did
not explain just what was the matter
with the drink that didn't go down.
Professor Severln did not depart
tor tho mainland on his fateful mission
empty-handed." Two large valises ac
companied him loaded with reports of
At tho meeting of the board of
harbor commissioners this aftornoon
it was decided, on the recommendation
of Marston Campbell, superintendent
of public works, to return the bids for
the Queen street oil pipe line unopened
and to extend tho time for receiving
bids to noon of Wednesday next.
This Is owing to the fact that tho
Territory has been granted a right of
way, for a specified consideration
through the Allen & Robinson prop
ortv. In the meantime new plans and
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nntrance specmcuuous ior wo ihio
The scientist with his assistant, Wll-J prepared in duo season for the pe-
Ham J. Hartung, who graduates next rusal of bidders.
Monday from the College of Hawaii, Tenders for construction work to
will remain in San Francisco for somoj bo done on the Boys Industrial
time. Prof. Soverin stated that in bis School dormitory and tho new addl-
opinlott the frultfly "has been living in tlon at Walalee were opened at noon
his investigations regarding the in
dustrious little fruit-fly. These leports
will be read to the California fruit
growers in the expectation that the
commonwealth of California will at
once bar the Hawaiian banana from
California for some time past and ho
hopes to be able to prove this fact for
the benefit of tho entomologists ot
that state who havo been unable to
locate the insect.
today in tho public works department
nnd the contracts were awarded to
A. P. McDonald for tliedormitory and
to Do Fries for the addition. Bids
'made were as follows:
Professor Soverin was somewhat Dormitory A. P. McDonald, $20,-
doubtful as to when, If ever, he would; ?co. picota Fernandez, $23,333; Lord
return to tho Hawaiian Islands. His young Engineering Co., $20,500; Ho
assistant, Mr. Hartung, who will reau,nolu,u Planlng M1n( $23,939.
the banana-mutny report was posi
tlve that he would not return,
not bought a round trip ticket," he
said, "because I have arrcSnged to
live in California in tho future."
i Addition A. P. McDonald, $5-100;
I Engineering Co., $5500; Honolulu
APPEALS TO WASHINGTON
IN STREET PAVING CASE
Believing that tho Territorial SU
prem Court wa3 In error when it de
cided lest week that the Rapid Transit
company is subject to orders from the
Planing Mill, $5200; De Fries, $41592
In connection with the Bishop
street extension work, the superln
terdent of public works Intends to
send letters to the remaining property
holders affected who were not Includ
ed In the compromises offered by tho
department last week to fourteen of
those having claims against the Ter-j
ritory. If tho results or these letters
avc no more successful than the lost
batch, condemnation proceedings will
On the quiet but with the finality
of fate, the Oahu loan fund commis
sion has cut out tho Frog lane im
provement, for which the legislature
appropriated $10,000 of loan funds.
LaBt time the matter was consid
ered by the commission, with the
press admitted to its deliberations, it
was agreed to make a modification of
tho plan. An offer of seven feet on
the town side at School street, from
one of tho owners was to be accept
ed, the lino slightly bent to avofil
making a new claim on the o'pposito
side and the width reduced for some
distance. Claims for damages on file
were to stand without going to con
A few days later the Star was in
formed, and published' the fnct, tint
tho commission had decided to con
demn all of the lands 'involved, as
somojof the claims for damages voj)
Even If tho proposed new street, U
replace the crooked and narrow lane,
were reduced in width to forty feet
thero would be money left after pay
ing land damages only sufficient to
grade the roadway. It could not be
macadamized and would therefore lie
only a mudbank in wet weather and
a windrow of dust in dry weather.
Frog lane is henco to bo added to
I tho list of failures of tho loan fund
commission to have things done. Per
hapB the commission 1b not to blame
the bottom cause may be tho cupid
lly of interested landowners, whose
property would be vastly enhanced in
value hy the Improvement; In detmnd
Ing what damages they had rafher
than merely nominal or no damages
(Associated Press Cbles to the Star.)
NEWARK, N. J., May 29. Roosevelt's plurality will probably bo 15,0001
Ho gets all tho 28 delegates. Wilson Is six to ono in somo districts an!
in others 20 to ono.
and Roosovelt COO.
Taft claims 574 delegates at tho national convention'
PREPARING FOR CHICAGO CONVENTION.
CHICAGO, May 29. This Is the lust day for filing contests for dele
gates. It Is estimated .that the Rooaevelters will bring 225 and the Taft
people 35. Credentials for 1000 have been received. The Indications aro
that tho Taft men will use every effort to aid Chairman New In seatins
Root rs temporary chairman. Chairman Dixon predicts Governor Hadloy as
Roosevelt s choice for chairman.
BETTER OUTLOOK FOR DA R ROW.
LOS ANGELES, May 29. FranKlin's details of the bribery prosecutions
failed to connect Darrow dlrectly wlth the corruption of Lockwood.
LOS ANGELES, May 29. Franklin testified that ho had first paid
Lockwood $400 and cautioned him not to uso it in two months after Mc
Namnra was tried. f$frs." f
SUGAR TRUST TACTICS.
NEW YORK, May 29. A letter was introduced in the sugar case te
at all. In this "connection tho public day from Morcy to Havemeyer in 1904saying that they were creating a do-
considered too high.
Since that amended decision was!
reached the commission has finally
concluded to drop the entire business
until the legislature meets, from
which it Is hoped, to have the appro
priation Increased by five thousand
The reason (or abandoning the work"
spirit of a Chinese proprietor, in offer
Uig seven additional feet without
vlaimlng any damages to help the
commission out In Its last efforts,
Vands out ns u bright spot in fno
whole ineffective business,
This Wtorcented improvement was
one of the first and strongest recom
mendations of the Judd committee
that made an optical survey of tho
sanitary conditions of Honolulu last
year. A great deal of time and ex
pense lias been wasted in tho abor
Hvo effort to nut it through, wfier-
mand for Colorado beet, selling it
at 10 cents in a hundred cheaper than
SOUTH CAROLINA POLITICS.
COLUMBIA, S. C, May 29. There is a Democratic split, in tho con
vention hero. Halt the delegates walked . out. Tho row was caused by.
failure to count tho primary votes.
THE BUFORD RETURNS.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29. The Buford has arrived with 364 refugees
and reports that Americans arc better treated in Mexico than other na
IhiJt it may not be reached until somo
The case in question is a submifsion
of a series of agreed statements of
facta cnncernlrfr the dlsnnffl between
.ounty supervisors in the matter of iha f ,, it, ' . ,'
I tne county and the company as to the
laying and maintaining the paving be- paving between the tracks of the com
nveen its tracks, tho board of direct- pany with bitulithlc compound on King
rj av -a meeting held yesterday after-; street, in conformity with that laid
moon formats reed that an appeal tb st f the t by th0 m.mlci-
niOOTl, loruniujr fD f ( pal authorjtieg Tho TerrltoriaI guJ
ho Tr!ittor ciinuM be taken to tho .,., -it i i. .. ,i.t . I
" ; 4 Y , I1, , . 1 0 m0ltal co luito some centuries age
United States Supre.me Court. D. L. tiers categorically and In practically Ther0 ,8n.t evcn a fllcler of cxcrto.
Wlthington, of the ol Castle & every instance upheld tho contention t al)0Ut tholn c,crkB Btonograph.
Wlthington, attorneys tor the Street of the county against that ot the com- 0PE nnd lnterpreters havo noarly
The- courts todt
v aro dead
the ffhfcst of tho lave, IZPiM J
Caesar, Esq., who shuffled off
The street car people claim that the
cost of tho patent pavement is pro
hibitive, in that it will cost about
$40,000 per mllo and that, because tho
particular kind ot pavement is sped-
,oar company, stated this morfUng that
- tho appeal will be made In form within
.- a few days, as soon as the local court
.has rendered Judgment In the case.
Tho case will then bo filed In Wash-
"inetbn. and may nosslbly cot unon the fled. It cuts out comnetltion in the lav.
calendar in time to bo taken up for lng, in that tho process is a patented, 3lllclal al,d mclaI clrcles 11 ls con"
hearing by tho high tribunal at tho one end but one company has the right
October terjp, though It is very possible' to use it.
wi (inched their Jaws loose yawning,
while the judges havo deserted tho
quiet sanctity of their chambers and
retired to the more intimato seclu
sion of their homes.
For tomorrow Is a holiday, and In
mission was advised ever the blame If any snouia ue piac-
that it could not bo done for $10,000. J ed.
IN BUILDING CAVALRY BARRACKS
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 29. At ho meeting of tho Democratic Stat$
committee 1000 at 1221 Democratic delegates were Instructed for Clark.
NO WARRANT FOR POLICE CHIEF.
SAN DIEGO. May 29. The Industrie's havo ' '" . r,-:. " M
thr arrest of the Chief of Police. - - ,a,tn fcel a warrant tot
(Morning Cable Report on pago ten)"
Major Cheetham, who will supervise which have constituted their shelter
the construction of tho cavalry bar- for years.
The transport Logan from tho Phil
ippines, with the Second Cavalry and
tho Nineteenth Infantry on board, Is
expected to arrive here varly Satur.
day morning. Word rccelvod here
states that the Second Cavalry will pft?-
000 In .immediately available for thcljceod nt once to the Mexican border
building of sfSteon sots of officers'
Work on the coaBt Hi'tjUerybafracks"
at Fort Ruger ls being rushed and It
is expected that tho tDarrackn will ba
completed hy Juno l, when the ar
racks at Scholleld, will arrlvo bore
Su6 14 according to Information re
ceived ftt department Headquarters. In
tho meantime it is stated Capt. Ed
we''"''' constructing' quartermaster,
will ,b!jl" the work. Tho SUtn of $20,-
COMING INJ1S. PENNSYLVANIA
"I think that wo . who havo been
called Insurgents have you peoplS to
thank for courtesies, and especially
for refraining from publishing inspir
ed editorials," said Principal C. E.
Copoland to a Star reporter this
"Wo feel that on the whole, we havo
accomplished some very substantial
results in tho direction of improve
ment of tho course ot study and its given credit for stating tho case very',
sidered bad form to work on a Roll
dny, on tho day preceding a h.oirday
or on the day after holiday. Conse
quently there Is nothing doing.
It is true that Judge Whitney wan
dered in and signed tw0 papers, but
that was merely a formal act that
excited neither him nor the newspa
per reporters who prowled hungrily
and In vain about tho echoing corri
dors in search of news when news
of the teachers In crowded country there was not.
schoo,s- Whitney signed the decrco of di-
i ininK, too, tnat the result of the Vorce separating Lucy do Colto from
meeting indicates in a general way nor cruel spouse Manuel, and he Iiko
that tho supervising principals, who wise approved the thirteenth annunl
aro actually in tho field and dojng account of Henry Smith, trustee of
work, will, very likely bo consulted, the estate of Richard Meek, deceased
with as to educational matters more That was all
largely than In th past.
"I think that Mr. Pope should bo
tillerymen will leave the canvas tents port,
adaptation to the neods of tho cpun-
"Whllo we did not get all that wo
aBked for, or perhaps all that we
hoped to get, yet we probably got
all that could reasonably bo expected.
"The main improvements perhaps
aro tho introduction ot tho phonetic
methods of teaching reading In tho
primary grades a method which has
practically como Into universal uso
within tho past few years and also
a larger uso of textbooks which will
tend to relieve and lighten tho work.
fairly In the morning paper when ho
says that, had the supervising prin
cipals' meeting been relieved from offi
cial presuro, it is not only possible
but probable that tho course of study
recommended to tho commissioners
would havo beon matoriaily different
from the ono that was reported."
Registration of votors is now around
4150. It is estimated that thoro aro
four thousand more eligible voters on
Early this morning Mr. Young of
tlie firm of Lord & Young, ran his
aiitomobllo Into tho hack of Akana
Esplnda near Thomas Square, smash
lng It considerably.
Young admitted that ho was In tho
wrong and tho matter has, it is un
dorstood, been satisfactorily adjusted
on reaching tho mainland and .will
be stationed at Fort Bliss. Tho Nine
teenth Infantry will bo stationed at
Leavenworth. Fort Sill and Sheridan.
No nows has been received as to the
number of persons on board the trans-
If the jirc'sent arrangeuienis carry
through tho Washington Naval Militia
will arrive in Honolulu on June 1G an
wil stay until Juno 30. Thoy will
lomo on tho armo'rod cruiser Pennsyl-
rnnla. Althotreh the naval authorities
havo' received ntf word of the movo
yet Admiral Cowles stated this
CLOSE OF THE EDUCATIONAL
The educational commissioners are appointed by tho commissioners to put
iit with their session, tho supervis j the "course of study" report of tho
Ing principals, with tho exception of , snpervislug principals Into book form,
puparatory for submission at tho
next meeting of tho commissioners In
four, have left for their homes but,
de8pito all predictions to tho contrary,
C. E. Copeland is still a supervising , .T'-.ly
principal. J Oahu Teaching List.
It was only after a deal of commo- Tho following aro tho appointments
tion that the rcappolnment was made
by the commissioners, for Chairman
Pope refused to recommend Copoland i
for reappointment nnd Judge Stanley
wruld not hear of Mr. Copeland not
being reappointed and tho result was
that a bitter discussion ensued.
Whon tho question was put to tho
commission, two of tho commission
ers refused to vote, onp was against
Copoland while tho others voted in
frvor of his reappolnmont. Mr. Popo
as chairman could not vote
Tho four supervising principals still
horo are Miss Bertha Bon Taylor, Bro
die, Wells and Davis. With Inspec
tor Gibson ns chairman, these four
principals form n committee of fivo
of teachers mado for tho Island of
Oahu, with tho number of registered
Wnllupe, 22, Mrs. H. Ahl.
ICaahumanu, 722, principal, C. W.
Baldwin; Mrs. K. Wlntor, Mrs. Car
rie Morgan, Miss Margaret Johnson,
Emma Lyons, Isabel Weight, Alleen
Nott, r. Perry, Mrs. Ella Wong, Miss
C. Hofgaard, Mrs. Mary WllllamB,
Miss Eileen McCnrthy, Mrs. C. Mon
snrrat, Miss Ray Bell, Miss Alice
Brown, Mrs. Edna Hoen (2), MIsa
Walklkl, 129. Mrs. E. KonwayMTsa
Afung Ontai, Mrs. Holing Porry.
Moilllli, ICC, Mrs. J. N. Boll, XIar
(Continued on Pago Eight)
but the plan was given up at the last
Tho Washington naval militia has
already made several rips up and
down tho coast, but a trip to Honolulu
would give the men a chanco to really
find their sea legs.
Tho mombers aro drawn from good,
families and Honolulu can look for-
morning that he thought It more thaniwarJ to 80me lively times socially. Aa
probable they would como here.
"Tho militia aro supposed to take a
cruise every summer," ho stated, "and
I think that it is more than probable
that they will como hero. Wc havo
received uo official Information on tho
matter as yet, however."
Tho news originates In a dispatch
from Vallejo and has been under dis
cusslon for some time.
Two r three years ago tho Oregon
soon as the news was bruited about
this morning a suggestion was mado
that a cable should bo sent asking that
the cruise be so arranged that the
Pennsylvania would be here for tha
July 4 celebrations.
Tho Pennsylvania has recently been
undergoing an overhaul and will ba
placed In commission again In time for
the trip. Sho is an armorod cruiser
of 13.CS0 tons and Is in command ot
Charles F. Pon, well-known hero.
eighteen guns are carried and her
militia were all booked up to como here engines develop 23,000 horso power,
THE ACTING-GOVERNOR GIVES
HIS VIEWS ON CLEAN-UP DAY
In advocating a clean-up day. Acting
Governor Mott-Smlth this morning
mado tho following statement:
"Tho 1911 clean-up of tho city dem
onstrated its necessity through tho
enormous quantity of rubbish and gar-
baago removed on that and subse
Tho movomont than forCloan-up Day
followed closely on tho hools of a
cholera outbrouk in tho city. Its
urgency arrso from that fact as woll
as from the fnct that rubbish and
garbage had accumulated in tho city
for sonic time and had not been re
movod. No such emergency now- ox-'
Ists. Since tho 1911 clean up the in-'5!
spectlon force of tho Board of Honltlt
has beon increased, tho garbage ssrv
ico extondod and improved and a mos-
qulto elimination campaign conducted
jat a cost of about $100,000, all ot
wiucn, amongst, othor factors, havo
conspired to mnko Honolulu a cleaner1
city. Olenn-un Day nnd its odiientlnmii: ;
effect In part brought about those do- 'J
"Two important matters were douu 3
orstratod by tho 1911 oloan-up tho
(Continued on Pago eight.)