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HONOLULU, HAWAII. TIlTRsD Y, JUNK 6, 1012
VICTOR ROSEWATER CHAIRMAN OF NATIONAL COMMITTEE
An ocular evidence of ruin to
a most promising now Industry,
of tho diversified category, at
tended with bitter disappoint
ment to a European farmer,
was presented to tho Star's
O observation this morning, tho
O agent of destruction being tho
O Mediterranean frultfly. The
O Industry in question consists of
O tho growing and exporting of
O Chllo peppers. For a harvest
O of this product amounting to
O 10,000 pounds, contracted In ad-
O vance for sale at B cents a
O pound', the grower has nothing
O but empty skins to show and
O his selling contract is canceled.
O Below tho victim's story is told.
Rafael Campo is the sufferer. He
is an expert farmer who arrived here
from Spain in the immigrant steamer
JUDGE DOLE RULES
Tho monotony of the trial of tho
Manuka site case was broken this
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morning by the first sensation of the
week. Jack Lucas took an oath with
Ti r j.n
out swearing: ruled against the respondents and in
Lucas was called to the witness favor of tho government. His decl
stand' to testify as to the probable slon was in part as follows: j
cost of moving fixtures from the build- a question arose as to the introduc
ings now occupied by the respondents tlon of testimony on the following
to other buildings. Ho was one of points: To show damages for depro
several witnesses who testified along elation of fixtures by removal; dam
that line. ages for cost of removal of property
The respondents this morning fln-
lshod putting on their evidence and
tho government began its testimony,
This occurred about eleven o'clock.
United States District Attorney Brcc-
kons stated that his first witness was
not on hand, so he took up the re-'
mainlng tlmo of the session with the
introduction of documentary evidence,
JUqco jjoio tnls mornincr crave nls
- w w I
ruling on the pont that was so vigor-(
ouujy argueu iasi luesaay, wnetner
or not the respondents were entitled)
WILLARD E. BROWN
Wlllard E. Brown, president of tho
well-known stock brokerage firm of
Halstead' & Company, Ltd., has sev
ered his connections with tho corpor
ation, as far as active management
of tho business Is concerned, although
he still Betalns a financial Interest in
it. He will leave for tho mainland
next Tuesday with his family for a
several months' vacation, and upon his
return will engage In somo other busi
ness, tho nature of which ho has not
yet decided upon.
Tho business wjll bo carried on un
dor tho same name, and along tho partnership.
same lines as heretofore by W. A.' "I am still retaining a financial In
Lovo, who with Mr. Brown dwnod terest in tho firm, but am getting out
practically all of tho stock of the com-
pany. Tho news of the change In tho
management of tho company became
known on the street for tho first time
yesterday, and was a topic of much
interest in stock exchango circles,'
where tho firm has long occupied a
conspicuous ana enviable position,
- In confirming tho report this morn-J
Hellopolls flvo years ago. In company
with J. Dutra he called at the Star
office this morning with a paper par
eel containing ten or twelve shriveled
skins of what had been splendid spec
imens of Chile red peppers. Mr. Du
tra, acting as spokesman and Interpre
ter for him, related his rueful tale as
"This is Rafael Campo, an expert
farmer who has a vegetable and fruit
farm at Walkiki. Ho camo here flvo
years- ago in the Hellopolls.
"Ho lost $3000 last year on Chile
peppers. For tuq nrst couple or years;
h made money. Hb had a contract
with a firm here to deliver 10,000
pounds of sweet Chllo peppers In three
months at 5V5 cents a pound, dellv- House committee on territories in
ered on the wharf here. reference to House bill 17599, known
'"rtiese Chile peppers were shipped as the Fairchlld bill, forms an Inter
to San Francisco where they brought esting record of the land situation in
from fifteen to twenty cents a pound.' tho Territory.
They went from six to seven peppers t Statements in thd hearing were
to the pound, and were shipped when
there were no peppers in California.
(Continued on pag four.)
to damages for the loss of tlmo and
Good will during tho removal of their
fixtures from tho buildings at pres-
cnt occupied by them to other prem-
, ises. Tho judge in a written decision
on ttio premises; and damages for
loss of business and profits in conso-
nuence of removal from the nrem-
The most pronounced opinion In tho
decisions of tho Supreme Court of
the United States, in regard to dam-
ages or compensation for anything
outside of tho market value of tho
nmnnrrv rnknn. in in lin Arnnnniraftnio
Case, 148 U. S. 312, 326. Tho decision
m tnls case Is based on its construe-
(Continued on Page Five.)
ing, Mr. Brown said:
"Yes, r have gope out of the active
business as a stock broker. No, don't
say I've 'retired,' for I have neither
tho means nor the inclination for that;
but after following tho stock quota
tions constantly for sixteen years I
have decided to change my occupation.
I am turning over my seat on tho
stock exchanges to Mr, Love, who, by
tho way, was one of the original flvo
organizers of tho exchango in 1898. I
was another of that flvo, but .Mr. Lovo
sold his seat when ho and I went into
of tho active work. I am leaving on a d rate of speed when thoy ran
tho Mongolia with my family for a!,!to each other.. Both front wheels
vacation. When I roturri I shall tako wn broken but luckily neither rider
up somo now lino of work, which Ts was Inured.
undetermined at tho present tlmo."
Tho application for tho transfer of Dr. Bon, has received word from
Mr. Brown's. seat to Mr. Lovo has boon Dr. C. B. Cooper that ho .will arrive
jmauo to tno oxenango, and win prod-
ably be acted upon next Monday.
Cabled advice from Washington has
been received hero by friends of
Prlnco Kuhlo that tho delegate ts
about to leave for Hawaii, as ho says
that there Is no further necessity far
his remaining in Washington. Tfo
further information has been received
as yet as to the real reasons of tho
delegate's departure from the Na
By J. A. BRECKONS.
(Special Correspondence of the Star.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 24. Tho .
report of the hearings before tho
.made by B. G. Rlvenburgh, Hon. Geo.
H. Fairchlld, W. A. Kinney and A. S.
Tuttle, and In connection with the
testimony given many valuable ta
bles of statistics in relation to Ha
waiian lands were placed on fllo and
published. The report of the hear
ings also contains several editorial
articles from the Hawaiian Star, and
copies of news items from tho same
By J. A. BRECKONS.
(Special Correspondence of tho Star.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 24.
National Committeeman Holstein and
, Col. Sam Parker left hero today for
New York City, where they aro to
meet President Taft and have a con
ference with hlra in reference to Ha
walian political affalrB. The Presl-
dent was here but a fow hours bo-
tween tno close of tne Ohio ana thn
opening of the New Jersey campaigns,!
ant ws overwneimoa wiux worn nt,
his office so that he could not givo
the Hawaiian visitors any tlmo for a
conference here. Therefor ho invit-
ed them to meet him in New York,
and possibly aeccompany him during
a portion offhIs New Jersey itinerary.'
.4a.o. uuiaiviu uuu J. U111C1 UCOIIU LU
lay before the President fully the par
ticulars of the late convention in Ha
waii, and also take up with him at
length the situation In roferenco to
A head-on motorcycle collision oc
curred about 12:15 p. m. today at tho
LU'"ur ul lou"K vl""r'a
uno macnine wag ridden by G,
Howe arid the other by II. S. Brink.
Tho motorcycles wero traveling at
in Honolulu by tho Wllholmlna
Postals, telephone calls and delega
tions have been Inundating the ofllco
of Acting Governor Mott-Smlth all
morning, urging him to declare a legal
holiday on Cleanup Day.
Superintendent Pope is awaiting
word in order to close tho schools
for the day In case tho acting gov
ernor should declare a holiday on
Cleanup Day and several heads of
local business houses have declared
It their intention to close for the day.
The acting governor declares that ho
will take no action in tho matter until
th lnterest evinced bv tho
delegates at the meeting tomorrow
Superintendent Popo has received a
communication from the Oahu Cen
tral Improvement Committee Inform-!
ing him that he has been made chair-
man of tne scnooi anu uoy facout com-
mlttee for that day. Other members
of the committeo are Edgar Wood,
Reclining In tho back .of a luxurl
ous automobile and accompanied by
a bevy of pretty Hawaiian girls, an
elderly white man when stopped last
night along tho waterfront by the
daughter of Captain Isaiah Bray and
supplicated to come and save an old
man from drowning told her In a gruff
oIce to call up the police, whoso
duty It was to attend to Buch matters,
nnd ordered his chauffeur to proceed
vith the joy ride. Such is the story
told by Captain Bray when seen by t
Star reporter thiB morning.
The incident occurred in connection
with the near drowning of a old Ha
walian employed by Eben Low . as
vntMimrtn n Ma hmio Th iinnf
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as told by Captain Bray is as follows:
"Accompanied by my wife and
daughter," ho said, "I was coming
down to the waterfront last night to
row across to my hom0 on quarantine
island. As we wero passing by -where
THE FULL OF GENERAL
WILL TAKE PLACE
Major Genoral Leonard Wood, who
has his friend Theodore Roosevelt to
thank for his tremendous rise In tho
United States army, is slated- to fall
frnm his placo as chief of staff of
the army March 4. The bill drawn
to legislate General Wood out of of
fice has been agreed upon by tho sen
ate and house confesses, according
to advlco from Washington. Roprs
Bfntatlvo James Hay, chairman of
tho house committeo on military af
fairs, is tho author of th0 bill. Gen
eral Wood will bo forced out on a
provision of tho moasuro which states
that no officer shall hold tho ofllco of
chief of staff unless ho has served
ton years with troops prior to his ap
pointment as brigadlor general.
Tho ostonsiblo theory on which
liny acted was that tho chief of Btaff
who controls nil tho movements of
tho army In time of war should know
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Porley Homo, D. H. Hitchcock, Broth-
or Henry and li. G. Blackman. They
will meet tomorrow afternoon at 3
o'clock In tho superintendent's ofllco
to complete plans in order to bo ablo
to make a full report to tho Central
Improvement Committeo at tho meet
ing at the Young Hotel In tho even
ing. Arrangements have been made by
the executive committee of the cen
tral body for a series of addressee at
the mass meeting tomorrow night.
Acting Governor Mott-Smlth will
speak on the purposes of Cleanup
George W. Smith will present tho
citizens' side of the subject.
Major Kennedy, U. S. A., will dls-
, cuss the military side of Cleanup Day.
Walter G. Smith will talk about tho
effect on the community in tho out
side world likely to bo produced' by
the proposed demonstration of active
civic interest in sanitation.
the Mokolil was berthed I heard
someone say, 'Como here, come hero.'
I did not take any notice, as I thought
it was somo Hawaiian on board who
had been enjoying himself.
"Looking down, however, I caught
sight of a man In tho water, r recog
nized him as Low's old watchman and
immediately ran to tho rescue. From
the deck of the Mokolil I passed down
a running bowline, which tho old man
managed to slip over his feet and
gradually work up until It was under
ll If, arms.
"Just about this tlmo I saw Ka
nlnos, our bot man, coming across
for us. My wlfo called out 'wiki wlkl'
. ui hn mo.in t. rna ,
IAJ ilUU 11I1U U .l.UUv LJ W I, iUD). Ill
the steps and came round to whero
Falls In Water.
"Whllo wo wore working from the
deck trying to get Kolll out of tho
(Continued on Pago Five.)
something of tho practical direction
of largo bodies of troops.
It may bo noted In passing, that
Chairman Hay Is tho intimate friend
of Brig. Gen. Fredorlck Ainsworth,
who was deposed from office and
forced into retirement by General
Cavalry to Border.
Word was received at army head
quarters today from Washington con-
Aiming tho report that the Second
Cavalry had been ordered to tho Mex
ican border on Its arrival in San
Francisco. Tho ordor also gives tho
assignments of tho Sixth and Ninth
Infantry, soon to bo on route to tho
mainland from tho Philippines. TRc
Sixth Infantry will go Into canton
ments at tho Prosldlo of San Fran
cisco, and tho Ninth will go to Forts
Thomas nnd Snolllng, with headquar
ters at Fort Thomas.
(Associated Press Cables to the Star.)
CHICAGO, Juno C Tho Republican National Commlleo elected Victor
Rosewater of Nebraska chairman. Tho Roosevelt men were defeated In tho
first clash demanding eight votes as sufficient to demand a roll call. In
stead of acceding to this tho committee fixed the number at twenty. Tho
vote was secret. It Is charged by Roosevelt men that the Taft leaders In
tend to uso their majority In the committee to seat the supporters of tho
President In nearly all contests.
CHICAGO, June G. Tho contests will probably come before the Nation
al Committee tomorrow, G3 members voting. Alabama, California and' Ar
kansas contests will be heard first. The Itoosevclters will contest tho seats
of all the delegates from Alabama and the majority of thoso from Arkan
sas. Tho Tatters will probably conflno their California contests to two
from the Fourth district. Representatives of the press associations will bo
PARKEHSBUBG, W. Va., Juno 6.
the Democratic State Committeo today
in caso tho convention can't agree on
Bryan as "the Cicero of tho West."
delegates-at-large wero Instructed for
THE BRIBERY EVIDENCE.
LOS ANGELES, Juno 6. Today Rogers examined Attorney Ford for
tho prosecution in an attempt to connect tho federal authorities and tho
Merchants nnd Manufacturers' Association with tho prosecution. Darrow ad
mitted on the stand Franklin's confession In tho presence of Judgo Lawior.
POSTPONE MONEY INVESTIGATION.
NEW YORK, Juno 6. Tho Investigation of the money trust has been
postponed until fall on account of lack of data.
WILSON GETS DELEGATES.
DULUTH, Juno G. Tho Democratic State Committeo gives bIx
gates at largo to Wilson,
(Mornlng Canle Rep
White ants, believed to bo of tho,
destructive Philippine varloty, have
found a lodging placo on the dolphins
at the outer corners of Alakca wharf
and' wero fast eating the hearts out
of tho piles when discovered by Ento
mologist Ehrhorn yesterday. He noti
fied Harbormaster Foster of tho dan
cer and a force of men was put to
work treating the piles with crude oil
in an effort to wipe out tho colony.
The nests were destroyed and if they
aro not rebuilt within a week, it is
said, It will indicate that the ants hnvo
been wiped out.
Specimens of the winged ant wero
captured and will be examined' with a
view to learning whether they aro a
recent Importation. The Phlltppino
and African whlto ants aro groat de
stroyers of wood and every precaution
will be taken to keep them from gain
ing a foothold here.
There is a species of white ant here,
it Is stated, but it Ib not regarded as
dangerous, only a small percent being
soldier ants, while of tho kind be
Moved to have colonized on tho wharf
It is stated 95 per cent are soldier
AND TAG DA!
With tag day sill several days in
tho future tho activities of tho promo
ters of tho tag day campaign have
brought forth donations to the per-
manont endowment fund of tho King's?
Daughters' Homo which amount to no
less thnn $7000 during the past four
days. Flvo thousand dollars was turn
ed over to tho philanthropic circle a
fow days ago by the Mary Cnstlo Trust
nnd Goorgo P. Castle yesterday added
$2000 to this fund as n personal son
trlbutlon and up to tho present tlmo
no ouo has ovon asked for a tag.
Preparations for tho tagging opera
tions Saturday aro being rushed and.
Another Pest CARTED IKES
HasArriveir IJUICK CAPTURE
Congressman Llttlepagc, addressing
proposed' the nomination of Bryan,
cither Wilson or Clark. Ho described
A Bryan demonstration followed. Tho
ort on page ten)
That Waterfront Officer Arthur Car
ter did not lose any of his old smart
ness during the tlmo ho chased tho
wily Mediterranean frultfly among
Inter-Island passengers' baggage was
ovidenced yesterday afternoon when
he apprehended' Joel D. Hall, a desert
er from LeIIchua, as ho stepped off the
ship William P. Fryo whero he had
been trying to make arrangements
for a trip round tho Horn.
Hall got Into some sort of trouble
out at Schofield Barracks last Friday
afternoon and later in tho day it was
found that ho had disappeared. Or
ders were given for a search to bo
made and during the week tho vari
ous patrols have been watching tho
Yesterday Hall attempted to make
a ship along tho waterfront and this
was. where he mado a mistake. Car
ter, who had been warned of the es
cape, was on tho lookout for him.
Seeing a stranger go on tho Vir
ginian his suspicions wero aroused
and ho followed him round to whero
tho ship Falls of Clydo is lying. Tho
man went on board and asked Sor a
Job but there was nothing doing ap
parently as ho camo off again. As he
stopped off tho ship Carter arrested
him and took him to the station.
A search revealed a first-class gun
ner's badge and later Hall confessed
that ho was the man. Ho was deliv
ered to tho military authorities at
Fort Shatter this morning.
hs tho public Interest in tho campaign
seems to bo growing tho committee
of tho King's Daughters which has tho
manngemont of tho affair is increas-
ing tho forco of taceers. roornitinp
now girls and assigning thoso who
have already voluntcorod to their dis
tricts and district chaperons.
Harper's Weoltly bases ah nnti
Roosevelt edltorlnl on somo published
romarks by Arthur Withlngton in tho
Nowburyport, Majs., Horald, edltod by
Leonard Withlngton, formerly of Honolulu.
j. ...it,. wag.