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TAMPICO, Mexico, Sept 1 With
a burning False covering nn ntc.i a
mllo square, from which tlio flames
niiiiintci to heights Hinging from a
thoiiR.mil tn fifteen Immlioil rout, tho
ureal oil field lire, pionouneod the
most spectacular In tho history of the
Industry, mgod neiir Oziilunnm, hnv
inK blared continuously for more
than sixteen days. Officers of ships
1)1) Ins between .Mexican ports report
ed that the light or tho fire wis vis
iblo Tor more than n liuiidicil miles
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leeu thousand bairels of oil dally.
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that the fire, which defies all cfToits
at extinguishing It. will not ccuso
burning until all tho oil In the Cult
cins't legion tins lieen burned out,
geologists holding that all the fields
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low tho surfaie, caused a terrific ex
plosion which uplifted tho earth's
surface as though by an earthquake.
No lives were lost, however, tho men
employed In tho field having rushed
lo sirety when the flro started. The
explosion was heard tor a Rieat ins
tance, and the Mexican authorities,
believing that bomo or (he drllleis
nnd helpers had taken this way to
celebrate the American national holi
day, Immediately arrested a number
or theni. I'pon learning later that
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Hilo Convention Results
The llepiibltcun Convention of
Hawaii County linmlnntcil tho
rollonlng Legislative and Coun
W. T. Drown, a. C. Hnwltt.
HOUSK OV UKl'DKSENTA-
Tlrst District -- Keola Knlll
ml, 0. V. Affonso, J. W. Mo
anault, W. Nahnkticlun. See
on il District It. L. Ilolstcln, S.
W. Kaol'. M. K. Makckau.
Sam K. Pun
No nomination, leaving flcld
to Irwin (D.) nnd Wllllnms (II.
C. II. Swain
No nomination, leaving clear
Held to Mngiilrc.
N. K. Lyman, Puna; S. I,. De
sha, South Hilo; J. D. Lewis,
North Hilo; A. Fernando:. Ha
maku.i; J. K. Nalpo, Kohnla;
(I. P. Kinnauoha, Kona; J. T.
Puna, .T. P. Knunholnnl;
South Hilo, V. A. Fetter; North
1111". J. Mat toon; Hamakua, II.
S. Ovcrcnd; South Kohala, W.
Lindsay; North Kohala, C. K.
Kunanc; North Kohaln, T. Alu;
South Kona. O, M. Kckiiown;
Kau, II. O. Ilcrtelmnnn.
Chairman W. II. Dccrs. Sec
retary 0. F. AtTonso, Treasurer
i:. dc Sllvn.
(Continued from P 1).
fact that Kanuhn had been placed on
n committee In suite of the fact that
ho was nbsent nnd had sent no proxy.
The Chair nnnounced that Gcorgo
Mnrkhnm had been substituted tor
The convention took a recess un
til I p. m. '
The list or delegates was as rollows;
First Precinct Chns. O. Dartlctt,
James H. Jloycl, A. F. Clark, K. A.
Douthltt, Heiiry van Glcsen, Isaac Hnr
bottle, JariioH L.'Holt, D. K. Knco. Jr.,
Sylvester Knhlklkolo, D. Knliilc, J. K.
Knlanlunaolu, lotm Kelkl, Dan Logan,
Second Precinct E. C. Drown, Geo.
P. Denlson, Chas. aanol. Chns. Dalley,
IJ. Iliimuidenii, C. Lucas, Afoug Akona,
J. W. Cnthcart. Knllniapchu, J. F.
Lewis, Henry Hlckcy, Geo. Mnkalena,
W T. Rawlins.
Third Precinct J. J. Ilclser, W. II.
llromley. W. R. Drown. G. Fred Hush,
Chns. F. Chllllngworth, Mauiicl K.
Cook, Clarcnco II. Cooke, Chas. 8.
Crane, J. H.'Flshor. Frank J. Krugcr,
Theo. F. Lansing, Joseph M. Llttlo, J.
D. Mnrqucs, Henry Pflnger, Jobcph
Itlchnrils John F. Sopcr, Norinnn Wut
kins. Fourth Precinct J. Lucas, R. W.
ShliiRlc. w: O. ABhloy. Geo. W. Smith,
.las. L. McLean, C. M. V. Forster, W.
F. Hcllbron, Chas. Hiistnco, Jr., F. E.
Richardson, E. II. Paris, Carlos A.
Long, R. 8. Johnslono, J, A. WIUInniB,
F. O. Ilojor, F. D Dnmon.
Firth Precinct Job Ilntchclor, Chns.
M. Coster, R. Diivauchcllo, Geo. Kn
wnl, John M. Kealohu, John Kaatin,
John Knlllanu, Daniel II. Kclllna, 8ol.
Hnnohnno, Manuel Leal, N. Nnhiinohu,
Sixth Precinct Gus Anderson, J, C.
Cohen, W. F. Drnko, Jus. Gorman,
Dnvld llnlll, Hugo Hanaiikama, John
Hilo, Alfred Kalll, Henry Knlllmal,
Win. Knheluakahl, T. Kukalla, Kuoho
knpu, II. Klommc, E. K. Llllkulanl, J.
K. Nnklta, I. Niiuha, John Nuuanii,
Chns. Oio, A. R. Phillips, J. C. Qulnn,
Seventh Precinct Johannes F. Eck
null, V. Fornandcz, Jr., John Kama
noiilii, Daniel Klkahn, William Lucus.
James F. Morgan, 8amucl K. Nawcln,
Julius P. Rcgo. V. O. Telxelrn, H. P.
Wood, oJh. K. woodward.
Eighth Precinct Walter Akana, C.
L. Crabbu. A. V. Ooar, C. Holt, II. How.
aril, Albert Lucas, II. Murray, Jno.
Mnrcnlllnii, Jos. McKlnnon, George
O'Ncll, M. R. Parmonter, Henry Pet
ers, L. E. Twonioy, .Harry Worrall,
Ninth Precinct C. W. Dooth, J. II.
S. Knlco, John Kp, Dnn Knwalhoa, An
drew McCabo, Jno. Knhaiinuelo, Limn
Kaiihnunaolo, MakuUI, J. A. Sllvu, M.
A. Robinson, Josoph Knul, A. K. Wood
ward, I.nhul, A. K. Kcao, D. Knnhnnul,
Tenth Precinct G. Chalmers.
Klist Precinct John Crowder, Frank
I'nliln, John Doll, John N. Goro, Roland
Watson, Edward P. Alkuo. Jnmos Kn-
wnl, Wllllo Hookano, Thomas Watson,
Second Precinct John Ah Sing. Ha-
miina. S, W. Logan, L. K. Nnone, Zneh
in In N.inno,, Sam'). K. Paulo.
Third Precinct Aihhew 13. Cox.
Oscar P. Cox, Joseph Dlas, II. II.
Grant, J, K. KBuenpua, Chas, Kukea,
Tho Democratic Convention
that met In Hilo Friday nnmed
the following Legislative nnd
County ticket: '
Chtlstlan Andrews,' Henry
HOUSE OF REPRESENTA-
First Dlstilct S. D. Hclc-
In, M. K. Kclawnn, D. Pulil, M.
T. Iurtiido. 8ccoiul District--
Ilasll Aplkl, S. II. Kn-nc, S. K.
Kuplhen, .1. II. K. Kcawehnku.
No nomination, which will t
mean a contest between Snm
Pun (It.) nnd Kcolanul (II. II.)
T. .1. Ryan
C. K. Mnculro
S. Knholo, Puna; J. K. Pan-
lino, South. Hilo; S. K. Kcakl,
North Hilo; T. N. Nnlcllcliua,
Ilnmakun; Sam Woods, Kohala;
W. Apcla, Kona; O. T. Slilpman,
Puna, K. M. Koalou; South
Hilo, no nomination; North III-
lo, E. K. Simmons; Ilnmakun,
Sam Ilnlna; South Kohala,
North Kohala, and North Konn,
no nomination; South Kona, W.
E. Wright; Knu. J. K. Kclcnuln.
Chairman Hnrry Irwin, Sec-
retnry T. .1. Ryan, Trcnsurcr A.
J. E. Kualll, Ruel Kinney, Manuel Sou-
Fourth Precinct 8. Kiln, S. Mapu
Fifth Precinct D. Douglas, Joso
Fernandez, Geo. F. Ronton, P. A
Sixth Precinct F. K. Archer, C. N.
Arnold. J. F. Darcy. J. H. Do Fries. J,
Fernandez, W. A. Kane. J. E. Knhoa,
J. K. l.likn, D. M. Mahl, II. A. Mc
Koaguo, C. Poolon, J. H. Travis, A,
Wnterhoiise. Edw. Worthlngton.
Seventh Precinct II. Alapal, E. J,
Crawford, Chns. Holoiiu, P. Knhca, Jos.
Kalana, Chas. Knuliikiikiil, M. Kawnla-
pu, J. Kcolanul. 8. Mnhonnn, S. Mncy,
ai. ii. I'unonii, u. Wright.
Eighth Precinct Geo. Darker, J. K.
Kanuonn, n. Kaniiha. Jim Kuplhen
Goo. Lucas, Geo. Mnrkham, K. R. G.
Ninth Precinct H. J. Anld. R. M,
Duncan, 8. C. Dwlght, F. F. Fcrnan
des, Mnrono K. IIulii, David K. Kama,
John Knnac, John Kapann, John L.
Kiiuluknu, 8. M. Polehu. P. Sllvn.
Tenth Precinct Harry Knhale, Lo
no Knlolohla, A. 8. Kalclopu, Lot K. C.
Eleventh Precinct William Pnonka
Innl, William B. Palkull. M. C. Aniann,
8. P. Corrcn, Ed. Hcnrlques. J. J. Mc
Giilrc, W. II. Mclnorny. A. F. Judd.
Twelfth Precinct Chns. H. Clark,
W. II. Crawford, Snm Kahiihu. Chas.
Knnokna, Geo. Kaolnpa, W. II. Kcnwo,
Dcrnnrd It. Kolckolln, Jns. Kullko, S,
Pahla Mntclua, Peter Makla, 8. K. Ma
lol, Chas. Opunul. A. K. Vlcrra.
Thirteenth Precinct William Henry,
Fred'k. C. Miller. N. Hlpa. William
Knkn, Edward Kcaloha, Kahuumla,
Pioxlcs wero as follows: II. P.
Wood for Jns. F. Morgan, D. K. Knco
tor David Nacolo, J. H. Doyd tor Byl
vester Knhlklkolo, Isaac II. Haruottlo
for lona Kelkl, II. P. Roth for Robort
W. Shlnglo, R. Duncan for .John L.
Knulukou, Henry Klcmmo for Jus. H
Gorman, Albert Lucas tor II. E. Mur
ray, C. L. Crahbo for Walter Akana,
John Lucas for Geo. Chalmers, A. R.
Phillips for David Kaili, Geo. L.
WrlRht for Chas. Holona, Gus Rose
ror Honry Knlllmal, C W. Dooth tor
A. K. Kneo, J. N. Gcro for John Crow
dcr, W. F. Druko ror L. Koohoknpu,
John Knaiiu ror D. II. Kolllua, Thomas
Kakalla ror John Nuuanu, Hnrry Wor
ral for Marcus R. Darmenter, Daniel
Kawnlhon for Mark A. Robinson, 8. W,
Logan for Hawnna Kulllil.
Tho afternoon session of tho con
volition was called to order at 1:11
o'clock by Chairman Knlelopu.
Tho report of tho Committee on Crc-
dcntlnls was presented by Andrew Cox
nnd rond by Secretary IluiTnndeau. It
was adopted on motion by Kalana.
Tho report of tho Plat form Com
mltteo was presented by Wlllard E.
Rnwlins .said that tho report ot tho
Committee on Rules should bo road
lieforo tho platform was adopted. Oth
erwise It would bo to put tho cart be
fore tho horso.
Knlelopu rpoko In favor or adopting
the plntroun first.
Judd moved to postpone the contld
eiatlon of the platform until tho con
ventlon was permanently orgnnlzed.
Tho Committee on Rules' repoit wus
read. J. J. IleUer submitted a minor
ity report, being against the socrot
ballot, as ho had been so Instructed
by bis precinct.
CTniPiiro (Jooko mnvcd to ndopt the
lepoit with the exception of tho part
which lecoinmondi'd a secret ballot, as
bovoral precincts had been lustmctcil
Nomination For Mayor
Will Come First
The Committed on Rules held a
lengthy session, tho most Important
questions decided by It being those
relating lo method of balloting nnd
tho order in which nominations
should be made. There was practi
cally no opposition to tho secret bal
lot, the Huwallans being especially
In favor ot this method, stating that
coercion was to bo reared should the
open vote bo tnken. After soma dis
union It wns decided to hnvo tho
nomination ror Mayor first nnd tho
rest ot tho County offices following
it, the Legislative ticket coming last.
The report ot the committee Is in
full ns rollows:
Mayor Comes First
i i lie permanent omccrs or tins
convention shall be n chairman, vico
chairman, secretary, two assistant
secrctnrles, sergeant nt arms, and nn
2 The order ot business shall bo
ns rollows: (n) Report of Committee
on Credentials; (b) Call of Perma
nent Roll: (c) Election ot Perma
nent Omccrs; (d) Report or Commit
tco on Platform and Resolutions; (e)
Nomination of City nnd County nn I
District omccrs shall bo In tho fol
Mayor, Supervisors, City nnd Coun
ty Sheriff, City nnd County Clerk,
City and County Treasurer, and City
nnd County Attorney.
(f) Immediately nftcr tho nomi
nation of candidates ror snld officers,
a recess shall ho taken and tho re
spective delegations from tho several
districts shall retire nnd nominate
candldntcs for Deputy Sheriffs.
(g) Upon tho reconvening of tho
convention, such nominations shall
bo announced to tho convention by
the chairman of the rcspcctlvo dele
gations. And upon tho failure of any
delegation to agree upon a nominee
ror nny City nnd County offlco within
a reasonable time, tho convention will.
proceed to make tho nomination.
(h) Nominations ror Senators.
(I) Upon the reconvening of the
convention a recess shall be taken
nnd the respective delegations from
the Fourth nnd Fifth Representative
Districts shall retire and nominate
candldntcs ror Representatives to tho
(J) Upon the reconvening of tho
convention, such nominations shall
bo nnnounced to tho convention by
tho chairman ot the respective dis
tricts. And upon the failure of nny or
either districts to agree upon a nom
inee tor Representative, tho conven
tion shall proceed to make tho nomi
nation. (k) Election or County Commit
tee: Each Precinct shall announce
Its choice ror committeeman agreeab
ly to Section , Artlclo 2, or tho Rules
of tho Repulillcnn party.
( 1 ) Any other business Hint may
be brought before tho convention.
1. In making nominations ror of
fice, tho voting shall in nil cases
where there Is more than onn nomi
nee, bo by secret ballot, and It shall
be compulsory upon each delegate be
fore casting n ballot to enter tho
booths provided for that purpose,
and mark his ballot.
4. That there shall bo six differ
ent balots. to-wlt:
(a) Dallot ror Mayor shall be or
(h) Dallot for nominations pro
vided for In Rulo 2, Section e, except
ing nomination for Mayor, shall bo
of yellow paper.
(c) Dallot for nnmo as provided
tor In Section f, shall bo of green pa
per. (d) llallots for Senators shall ho
of pink paper.
(o) Dnllots for Representatives
In the Fourth Roprescutntivo Dis
trict shall ho of bluo paper.
(0 llallots tor Representatives
In the Firth Represcntativo District
shall bo or cherry paper.
No ballots shall bo used, oxcept
thoso authorized nnd furnished by
tho chairman or this convention.
BttttttttunifStB it 8888888
to ravor an open ballot.
Corroa moved to adopt the report as
a whole. "Wo always had n secret
ballot." ho said, "and thoro is bomo
thing runny about this open ballot bus
iness." Nnono moved to adopt the majority
report. This motion carried by an
overwhelming voto trom tho FIRM Dis
trict. Tho pormnnent ofllcors as recom
mended by tho report now took charge
of tho convention.
Reiser moved a vote of thanks to
tho temporary officers. Carried.
Judd was called on ror a speech.
"Wo havo been working to bring
nut tho best material of tho party,"
lie said. "This Is tho last day ot the
'best man" propaganda. Wo havo
plenty or good men In the party. Let
us pick them nut now, place them on
tlio ticket nnd elect them with n
straight ticket vote."
Tho permanent roll was tend.
li. That the balloting for candi
dates of this convention shall ho ml
follows: On the call of the chairman
commencing with the Fourth District
1st Precinct, nnd there nfter In reg
ular numerical order, taking ll.o
I I ft Ii District in tho same numerical
(!. Thnt the Judges of election,
tellers, nnd nil other necessary om
ccrs In connection with the balloting
bo appointed by the chairman.
7. A delegate shall designate his
choice by marking n cross, this: X, en
tho ilght-hnnd side of tho ballot, op
poslto the nnmo or nnmes or thn can
didate or candidates tor whom he de
sires to vole.
8. In case ot mlsmnrhlng for can
dldntcs for nnv ofllco tho ballot In
which such mlsmnrklng Is done shnll
bo void only ns to the ofllce with rof
crenco to which bucIi mlsninrklng oc
curred, 9. In order to reruro the nomina
tion for nny ofllco, tho enndldalo
must receive tho majority of nil tho
10. If, after three ballots shall
have been taken without securing u
nomination for any ofllce, tho chair
man shall announce tho reopening
for further nominations, notwith
standing the nominations shall hno
11. Every cnndldnto for nomina
tion for n County or Legislative of
flco shnll before tho'bullotlng beglnii,
openly pledge himself before tho con
vention, orally or In writing, to ne
cept nnd abide by the result of tho
12. A majority of tlio member
ship of the convention shnll consti
tute a quorum for the transaction of
tho business of the convention.
13. No member of the conven
tion shall speak longer thnn live mill
utes on any subject coming before
1 I. These RiiIcm limy be suspend
ed bv three-fourths voto of the dele
K UF2 INSURXMCfi'OPncai
Clerk The president o not in. sir.
He has cone out to lake the air.
. Taller The old grafter I Carft
even let the atmosphere atone. Has
to grab that too
TO BEAT CUMMINS
DES MOINES. In., Sept. 4. In
their effort to prevent thn election
of Govornnr Cummins to the United
States Senate, forty-eight standpat
ters today refused to participate In
the Republican caucus, In which hu
wus mndo tho purty cnndldnto for
tho Allison succession. Tho stiind
patters threaten to bolt thn nominee
ut tho time or tho election by thn
General Assembly next week, nnd
politicians regard tho party as split
wldo open and In great danger.
Firty-nlnc Republicans participat
ed In tho caucus and ono other wan
excused on account nl sickness. Ono
hundred nnd eight wero entitled to
voto tor tho nomination tor Senator
for short term. The refusal to at
tend the caucus Indicates that enough
stnndpnttcrs will decline to voto for
tho Republican caucus nominee for
Senator nnxt Tuesday and Wedne-i-dny
to deadlock tho Assembly on that
occasion nnd detent Govornor Cum
mins. This, it Is stated, tpntght. Is
tho course which tho nntl-Cummlns
Republicans have determined upon.
RUSSIANS ARE MIGRATING
ST. PETERSDURO, Russia, Aug.
29. Ono ot tho most gigantic migra
tions in history hns been proceeding
quietly nnd now Russians llnil they
hnvo a great nation in Siberia. Dur
ing tho pant twclvo months moro
than TiOO.OOO Russians hnvo gone to
Siberia. Prlnco VassIltcblkolT, Min
ister ot Agriculture, has rurnlshctl
tho Douma with figures ot migration
across tho Ural mountains. For sovcr-
al years before 190(1 It was 00,000
annually. In 190G, 180,000; In 1907
400, OOp, In tho first tluco months
of this year It wns 420,000, compris
ed tn 70,000 families.
(Tho accounts of Siberia brought
homo by soldiers returning from thy
Russo-Japanese wnr Impressed the
poverty-stricken moujllcs with glow
ing Ideas of Siberia's vast natural
wealth. The peasantry havo llttln
faith, besides. In the measures thn
Orand Council of the Empire Is talc
ing to settle the burning agrarian
question, Enilgrnnts seldom go sing
ly or even in families. Thoy gather
In colonics for the exodus,
Drlg.-Gcn. James Allen, chief of tho
Dulled Stntos iinny signal corps, left
Now York mi tho steamer St. Paul to
nttend Iho International oloetrlcal con.
giess at Marseilles. Fiance, Sept. 14
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