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ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4524.
1G PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. SATURDAY, JAN UARY 22, 1910. 1G PAGES.
PRICE S CENTI.
TOURIST FLOATS IN ' LAVA LAKE AND
Afloat In Lake
Of Boiling Lava
Hair-Raising Experience of Jesse BuFfum
- In Lava Cauldron of Kilauea
Kntlnly nlono I visited the Vnlcnno,
jestcrduy nftcinnon (Inn, l!) and wan
llko hundreds of other .travelers be
foio mp n or lifliuccl with Impres
sions treated liy the suhllmu spectacle
of Iho M-ii of molten lire. JiiiIkIhk liy
nil Hint I ciin lenm here, fnnii records
mill hearsay, tho activity lust night far
exceeded any ptcvlous I'liilllitloii. ,
It waH liitn nftoinoon. Darkness was
flint nppionihlng, mid I hurriedly net
out to ninko sumo explorations pre
paralnry to the muriou, nt uhleh tlmo
1 soetotly Intended to make Iho de
nent Into Iho pit, wheio lint few be
ings had ever gone. I did lint menu to
make tho enturo on my first Islt.
miuli lens when entirely alono ami
wllh no available help should disaster
liefnll me So 1 begun tho descent of
tho troncherous cfeniAe-sljui onl)
pnsslhlo entry to thev lurn lccl or
floor of thu pit. So dffllcult was my
progress, however, oer a course Hint,
lii'miy tho least, jinn hied uncertain
fooling, Unit I began to feel lens keen
for n repetition on the following day
or nny day, for that mutter. I know
tli.it whcirlliially 1 stolid nt the mouth
of Iho ttovnssc. on thu outer rim of
tho diend pit, I felt Unit a second inr
lie was out of tho question,
It was now' or inner. And tho great
pent of the black la sa beneath my
feet, oven at this point, distant sever
nl rods from the laldion, precipitated
a decision of some sort. I had al
itndy iiKccnded llalenknln In the worst
storm known to tho Islands In years,
anil It was my (list expcrlento on
horsebnek, too; ni well lis having
rllmhed down to the bottom of Kllau
ealkl. mi I hated to squeal on any
pioposltlon now, how o er hazardous.
Win n hnlf way uciins to tho upheav
ing lna. thero was n slight earth
fpiako tonctission In the depths be
neath me. and. to no horror, the huge
slab of blue killed lawi over which I
was at tho moment passim?, broke and
diopped sheer Into tho molten or rod
lint nines below. Of comsu I was -note
stnied Until hurt; but my senses weio
from that tingle moment so liailiy at-
fettcd thnt I repented aloud in u eon-'Thero Ih no claim that any man has
tlnuoii'i Ktuam of vindictive; "You, been within arm's reach of tho lake.
fool! You f col! You fool!" In which Continued on Page 4.
ALEX. LINDSAY NEW
Former Circuit Judge Named
Governor As Attorney
Alexander Lindsay, .li has been Coutt, fiom which ho t'.-cently re
named bv (loveinor Pienr to bo the ! signed, Judgo l.lmls.iy won a reputa
mifcessor to Charles It. Hcmcuway
as thu Attorney (icncral of thu Tor
iltuiy. Tho name of l.lmls.iy wns scut
tn ll'o Hopulille.in Tetrlljirlnl Central
C'oniniitleo and iccclVed tlio nronipt
endnoment of that body, Lindsay
will bo'commlsslonecl as Altoinoy (Ion
oral mid It Is expected tn begin Ills
service In the Attorney (Icnernl's 1)0
paitmcnt by rubrunry 1st,
Tho itiHltfiiutlon of Attorney (lencinl
Hcmeuway tr, now In Iho hands of
Cioveinor Kreat to bo nccepled as soon
as Lindsay is leady to go up to tho
c.ipllol, Hemcnway slnteil this morn
ing Hint he expected that his successor
would be leady to (nke dp thu duties
of tho otllco by tho lliht day of the
Tho appointment of Judgo Lindsay
has met with practically the iiminlni
oim appiovnl of the locil bit- Dm lug
IiIh tejni on (tin bench of (ho Circuit
my friends (now. If not nlwnys.) will
most heartily concur.
My reason partly forsook mo for tho
tlmo being, but I remember well keep
ing n firm grip on my grit. Ami I
speculated, too: "How thick Is this
treni herons crust ocr which I nm
walking?" "It Is nil red hot beneath
me. as I nn scu through tho cracks;
whv not Ihiuld there, too? This Is on
ly n few feet from tho 1IIiik lake;
why couldn't my weight sink tho crust
Cake after enko crackedoff.' nnd' I
desperately shifted my weight. I do
not remember that the heat was so
vcrj Intense, s.ie under foot. It wns
necessary to constantly "mark tlmo"
to keep tho feot from burning. As It
wns, tho sole of one shoo wns almost
entirely liurnefl off! .The rldgo tili".
structed b,v tho splashing lnn was a
bnrrlcr hejond wjilch the great Inten
sity of heat remained', nnd I was for
the time safe.
My whole situation was desperate.
I was "In for It," and felt tho nbiolutu
necessity of keeping my nere. I was
dealing with tho unknown, trespassing
on tho Infinite, ralth In (Tod was In
tensified, accented. There was no real
fear only keen Intcient In eery do-
I was now within two feet of tho
spouting, seething mnss. Wave upon
wine of hna dashed against the rim
and splashed ocr; one shower tluow
far titer my head nnd behind me. I
rushed forwnnl In an attempt to In
sert an Iron rod I carried Into the
stuff, but cooling seemed almost in
stantaneous, ami I failed.
It was lifting that some climax
should ciown my foolhardy undertak
ing, and, hastily taking a bunch of
postcards frc.m my pocket. I ctnwled
up tho brittle strut lure of tho rim, mid
with my ejes gnyed Mralght down In
to hell Itself, while with onu hand I
touched the cirds to the molten mass.
In Hint act I did what no man before
mo has done. Has an one u postcard
storched IN THK MOI.TKX I.AVA?
tion for Judicial ability of thu first
order, but wns foiced to icslgn paitly
becnusu of tho comp.uatively small
emoluments attached to tho nfflco of
n Torrltorlal Circuit Judge and also
to his denim to resume tho active prac
tice of law.
It Is not jet known whether there
i. Ill bo nny changes In the stuff of
the Attorney tleneral's Depattnicnt
under the leglmu to bo Iniiuguintid on
tho llrst of tho month I .on In An
drews Ih at piesenl I'Irst Deputy At
torney General and K, V Sutton the
Second Depitt) Sutton Is one of tho
leading candidate fin the place on the
Clicult Itench to be vacated hy Iho
npp'dntment, of Clicult Judgo Do Holt
to the Supremo Court, but ho will un
doubtedly icmaiu In tho Attorney Ueu
erai's Dep.it Irient t-hould one of Hip
oilier1 nuniPioiis enndidates win out In
Iho raco for tho Clicult .ludgoshp. ,
it The coastwise shipping law tt
J! will bo cnft.iccd n Kill ll n't III aor- tt
tt mini steamer CIo utatnl to arrive tt
tt In port tomorrow morning, tt
tt Word was received In the city tt
tt today Hint u flue of two hundred tt
tt dollnts Mill be Imposed on the tt
tt steamer for every passenger who tt
tt lamia at thin port and duos not tt
HAMBURG-AMERICAN LINER CLEVELAND.
OMI'IXTING twenty thousand
world which has ret; til red
one hundred dnys to com
liner Cleveland'ls expected will nrrho
at lltinciliitiT Mimo tlmo tomorrow
morning beating n party of tourists
nut'iberltig slx'hundied and .hlrt) elglit
J .on lug New York en tlie morning
of October IS tho Cleveland p.ntj has
circled the globe, visited every coun
try of Importance on both lis ti.splieie
while thu passengers have thus far
over four thuusand miles of mil Havel
to ll.elr credit.
The Clark party will ttcelvu hiuc'i
attention at (he hands of tho Promo
tion Commit tco nnd also rcprescntn
lives from viuious (.ccrct ami religious
Organizations. They will remain hero
until .Monday evening at 5 o'clock
liovldcd the present schedule Is fol
A number of launch parties have four miles, to the Aquarium at beau
arranged to go out to meet the Clevc- (Continued on Page 7.)
SUGAR IS MOVING
FOR, GOOD PRICES
39,847 Tons of 1910 Crop
Is Marketed Or
Tho Keilcrnl Ileorter eif January 4
has the) following very valuable com
ment cm tho (mure of the raw sugar
tn considering tho strong statistical
situation, It must not bo. overlooked
tlint llinn la lift uli ift it irit I ti uttniillna
l"- '"' " "" "" '" 'l'l""-i
so far as tho United States- Is con
coined. In fact, with a large crop In
Cuba, there will bu a surpliu; of prefer
ential stigarH. We. havui t
Umlslana Crop HZS.OOO
Texas Crop , 18 000
t'oito Itlco Crc'ij v 280.000
llawiillan Inlands Cni 4'JfJ.O00
I'hlllpplno Islands Crcn 145 000
Domestlo nTt Crop t35,ooo
Cuban Croi 1,800000
Making a total of ,3.493,000
With a consumption of say 3,250,000
tons, It will be teen that there are
243,000 tons more preferential sugars
than we will eomume. It it true that
probably not all of the Philippine tug
are will come to this market, At the
same time these figures are sufficient
to show that we could easily spare
from 100,000 tons to 200,000 tone Cuba
augars, If Europe needs them to fill
out their requirements.
I Under these cnndllloiic the New
Voik prlcp will hardly reach tho Cub
nn Huiope.ni parity during the jear
1010, That In Duropo loss 20?,.
tt continue on the ongu with the tt
tt stenmor. tt
it Stronger than thl comes tho tt
tt statement Unit the (Imeriunent it
tt will also lmMiKC a similar penalty tt
tt for every passenger Ijiuled Trom tt
tt tho steamer at San r'ri'rclsco. tt
tt The steamer has some six linn- tt
tt dred passengers on board mid will a
tt Incur a totnl flue or one hundred tt
tt and twenty thousand ilollnrs. tt
ilnnd upon ht-i urilval Imnoriow morn
CI.KVKI,ANI I'ltOOttAM .. i. ...
The local lllnernry of the Clcve
land p.issengeis us published by the
management of the exinislon is ai
Sunday llieakfnst nt 7 and 7 4 -
a. m Walk ashore, where special
trolley c-irx will be waiting We
have nriatigcd with the Hnpld Tran
sit company Tor every passenger to
have a trip over the entire lines,
stopping at places of lutciest, like,
the Aqil.irluiii, Moau.i Hotel, etc.
In the foietitmu the trolley cars
will nm in Kort Shatter, up Nuti.init
Valle, up Manon and hack to the
Itovul Hawaiian Hotel, in the ten
ter of the city nnd one of the most
tiopltully heautlrul spots In the
world, wheio we have our headquar
ters nnd where half of passengeis
will lunch both clns at 11:30 and
the othe.- half at 1 p. m.
I After lunch, take trolley cars.
FOR KONA PEOPLE
School Teachers To Act
J. L. Kaiilukuu, District Magistrate
of South Kona, who has been visiting
In Honolulu fot the past few weeks,
unci who left for his home on the Man
mi I.ou last Tuesday, la bolng con
grntulated by his numerous friends fin
...K , h ,, , f. ,
. I mir nnd aged people of Kona, Hawaii
ii- -. . i.
The fuel In that while here. Kauiu
kou, according to one of the Hawaiian
newspapers, called on President Molt
Smith of tho Hoard of Health and con
vinced him of the necetJlt) of apiioint
Ins some resouslble peo,ile In Komi
as dlnti Uniting aguntR of medicine to
thoi-e who need It during their Illness.
Kuulukou suggested that school
teachers would be the best and most
reliable parlies to represent tho Hoard
of Health, so far as the distribution of
medicine was concerned. Motl-Smlth,
it Is said, took the matter under ait
lscment. and laterly oxpressod his
approval of the proposition.
Mott-Smlth, who Is alvvajs looked
upon by tho Ilavvallans as the "son of
the soil," and ouo who has V)mpath
for them especially In times of pllikla
It Is said, has discussed this heulth
matter with certain heads of the eli
pnrtments, with a vlow of arilvlng at
some dellnlle step which would bo ol
great assistance to Hiom In Kona.
According In tho Konnlles, who have
been seen while here, they said that
(Continued on Page 3)
EUR OP E!0laa Bonds Are
PARIS. Jan. 22. Roth France
and England have followed in the
waxe oi japan ana iiuisia and re
fute to acre- to the proposal of Sec
retary Knox for the neutralization
of the Manchunan Railway.
RAILWAY TO BORROW MILLIONS,
T0KI0, Jan. 22. Announcement
was made today that the Manchu
rian Railway has been authorized
to borrow one hundred millions of
dollars for further construction.
Financing of the Chines rail
ways by the leading powers of the
world was one of the details of the
nroncsal advanced by Secretary
LONDON. Jan. 22. Returns from
the elections today show continued
earns by the Unionists arrayed in
oDpcsition to the budget policy of
the Asquith government.
The figures up to the present are
two hundred and seventy-six for the
government forces, nnd two hundred
and seventeen for the Oppositionists.
EIFFEL TOWER MAY FALL.
PARIS, Jan. 22. The floods are
increasing and many nortions of the
citv are inundated. The undermin
ing o.' foundations has gone on to
such an extent that the great Eiffel
Tower is in danger of falling.
BALLINGER HAS COUNSEL.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 22.
Secretary Balliner and others, of
the land office involved in the inves
tigation to be made of his office will
be represented by legal counsel dur
ing all the proceedings.
TAFT FOR TWO DREADNOUGHTS.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 22.
President Taft is in favor of the
naval appropriation bill carrying an
appropriation for the construction of
two battleships of the latest Dread
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 22.
A bill providing for the issuance
of thirty millions of government
bonds, to' furnish money for the gov
ernment irrigation projects, will
be reported to the Senate in the near
future. This is the money consider
ed necessary by the administration
to carry on the development program
of the arid West.
SEYDISFJ0RD, Iceland, Jan. 22.
An earthquake shock was felt here
today, but no damage resulted.
WILL LOSE EYE.
NATCHEZ. Miss., Jan. 22. Tom
Taggart will lose an eye as a re
sult of the accidental shot from the
gun of his secretary, yesterday.
V. A. Ilowon .('ecelved a
wireless fiom Iho tourist
steamship Cleveland at two
o'clock this afternoon, stat
ing that Dr. Kranrls O.
Clark will speak In the Cen
tral Union i hurt h at the
usual hour of servlre tninnr
Whole Issue of $2,500,000 Recently
Authorized By Stockholders ' -,; i
Is Taken Up "
Two million live hundred thousand ket at the same price nt which tho
dollars of Ol.i.i blinds, the nmoiint le -
cently nutlioiircd by the stockholders
of the plantation, have been placed In
the local market, and tho plans for the
conned libit Ion of thu lm!chtedncs of
the Olnn Sugar Company were brought
to a definite close today A notice
calling tn tho bonds appeals In this
Issue of tho II u 1 1 (i 1 1 n.
All of thu bonds, except those nec
essary to enable tho company to ex
change with the holders of outstand
ing iHinds, have been taken tip by n
It Is understood that a portion of
these bonds will be placed on tie mar.
COMET IS SEEN
Passengers' On Board Mauna Kea See
Celestial Wanderer In V
llnlloj's comet has at last tom.i
within tho range of vision of people of
the Hawaiian Islands, according to thu
enthusiastic statements from n huge
number of passengers, who traveled
from llllo mid way pints to Honolulu
by the Ilitcr-lslnud steamer .Mauna
The comet wiih seen by Captain
Kreeniiin and I'urser Phillips early Krl
day evening ns the .Mauna Ken lay on
Knwalhno taking on freight and pas
sengers. It was shortl) nfter G o'clock when
tho nnnfiirunco of thf, fntiimia loleKtlnl
wanderer was llrst noted In the lieav-
ens.. The conditions for viewing tho
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Accident At Hilo Break
water May Prove
Contiflttor .Metger, who has been
lu. charge of operations at tho new
llllo breakwater, stands to lose a con
sltlnrable sum by mi accident which
occurred nt thu structtiio on W'ednes
A blf 00 ton crane which has been
stationed on the bicakwater and Ase.d
In the raising of Mone and other build
ing material, toppled Into the water,
mid It is feared has been n'rlounl)
damaged by tho action of tho hcav)
seas which have continued to wash
against the breakwater throughout the
It appears that work was being done
on re la) lag tho track, the crune
swinging a load of ballast, when It be
gan to topple, r'nglncor Do ran notic
ed It at onto mid dmpped tho load,
thinking that would suvo It. Hut , tho
mine still moved slowly over, till It
fell. IHiran saved himself by diving
as the crane went over, cutting his
leg against a lock. This was tho only
Injury, the fireman having previously
Jumped onto the track. Tho big size
of the crane will mnko It a difficult
Job lu taking It to piece's mid again
putting It In position.
bonds wne cuhrc'rlht'd namely at Vj,
I to meet the demands of smnll pure hhK-
crs who mil) make application befoia
February 1. Tho Henry Wntothouuo
Tru't Company uctcd as thu brokers I
In the deal. . I
This bunding plan will placo thn
Olaa plantation In u most satisfactory if
financial intuition, mid thu impru'vtM'l
plorlelal condition of tli pbiiLitlotij
tnako tho bonds n rreferiecl seciirTtya
that will not only meet the. demand j
In the l"cnl market for bunds,, bu
the whole t-cliciuu Ifphls out tllo provi'
Pecf of Kiipus for thu stockholders!
t In tfiif not far dlklmtt future
Miaiiuer weie not of the best, nV.tho
in eon wits well up ami the sky was.
p.irtl ill m limit.
Tlit .Maunn Ken nll'icem notllleil thu'
passengers win were ussemble-il In tho'
dining saloon that tho llnlley comet!
with In filch! mid thov lost lui time. In
gaining (he upper links of Iho vessel'
lu order to view the heavenly tnimp.v
Tim comet was noted as sotting,
ipille low on the horizon and was vis
ible for about a half-hour.
A bright star-liko object with u tall
which to .Mauna Ken passengers, ap
peared to bo about n ard tn length
was about all that Was seen. Iho tall
upward nt ,a
A vctcinu at the booze act was In
court this morning. 1'raiiU 1'etcr-
yon was his panic, npd us ho delights
In the comforts of ,Wh's Hotel, ho
was gratllled to hear Judgo Andnid
Inform hlni that tor tho next ninety
da)s ho would be a guest at that up-J
to-d.ito houto. V
REMEMBER WHEN SELECTING,:
YOUR EXECUTOR THAT OUltj
BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS CHOSEkI
FROM AMONG THE ABLEST BUSI-
NESS MEN OF THE COMMUNITY, J
C0MBININO THE EXPERIENCE OF,
MANY EXECUTORS WITH THE DI
RECTNESS OF ONE.
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