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the Purpose of Interesting In
Xi:V YOHK. Kcli. 2S. Dr. I'anl
Schwartz uilltur of I'etrolonm n tier
lit ti 11 ttnitc paper. Is lion- today ;md
announces lli.it Oerinuny linn declared
war Dii thu Htnnard Oil Comp-iny, nml
Intends. If ii sufllcleut supply from In
'dependent hourcesfcnn lirjobtnliipj, to
stint n government monopoly, driv
ing out the Standard. Dr. Schwartz
says that he will Investigate tho eon
dltlotis In thin country .tit 1 In Mexi
co iitcntlng ioprosrutntlvi' of i the
Indrrpndctit pinducern, with n view
to making u leporl In lilu government.
t '"Iheie la n wai," said Dr. Schwartz,
";n loinmi. now h-twecn tin Euro
pean oil pro liners In Austria itinl Hon
nutua mill tlic Similar,! Oil Coiup.iuy.
mid Hie ctiinpi'tltloti between them Ii
or keen. Tlu old consumers through
out Iho country have bc'innn thor
oughly Hi i'il of the aihltraiy iiltllu.li'
of Stiitidnrd Oil inward those who deal
with :hc Kurnpc-ititoncorns.
'Tin1 methods adopted hy the Stand
nrd In meeting competition aru en
tliely nt nrliuir with thine to which
European hulne?s men are accuitnni
cd and It Ik In the hope of- Ilti'llng,n
wn of stopping iIiIk compel Minn that
I sun nhotit to etplote the American
and Mexican fields.
"The quoillun of forming n menu
poly Ikik been gone Into thoroughly,
iiinl what I learu In regird to tio like
lihood of obtaining n sufficient supply
lor our needs Independently of the
Htandnid Voinpatiy will ho vnltiihle
Tho nil well nt Ilorlenin and other
places In At-ln Minor have been prac
tically exhaiiKted mi far aH helr ex
po) t trade Is concerned, and the oil
produced In the other Kurnpcan coun
tries combined would not be miHIc'cM
to make (he (lemma government In
dependent of tho American trust wltlP
out the asslstnnco or Independent piu
duccrs In America."
Or. Schwnrtr Is careful to point out
that Herman's dlshatlsfactlon Is direc
ted nt the Standard OH Company be
cause of the methods It has emp'oyed
In nici tins competition. Unless those
riii'lhniiH 'ite cheeked at unco ho said,
Clernmny tlinui'h! that a condition si
Pillar to Hint In this country might
arlo win n the trut havlim beconio
tlioioii'tlily Inlr 1,'B could only with
dimeulty be dislodged.
"I '-m hnre" lit Schnar7t dechrel
"to mnko n full report, and In the
course of myslx nionlhs" stay I Intend
to seo the different oil producers In
Texas, Mexico and other pl.ices. With
in the Inst few months we have be
come confident that a poitlblllly ex
isted Of obtalnliiK an Independent sup
ply. At present 17 per cent of Or
.wmv's nil supply comes from Austria
3 or 4 per cent from Ilniinianln, nml
a lesser ( limit It y fiom HiishIii. The.
rest comes from America; but In the
last two jears the American shipments
hnvo fallen on" between B and C per
cent, owing to Iho Increased oil pio
ductlnii In Austria and moro (Mouse
competition mining Austrian produc
ers "There Is a movement for govern
mental monopoly of the oil IiiisIiumm
nnd purchasing fiom some soorca In-ilei-endeni
of th' Standard Oil Com
pany, Is tho method omployed by that
ci.iupauy in Us (lei man IiiihIiichM It
bns tended more nnd mom to cut out
tho mhldlcmnn. siippljlug Its product
direct In-the consumer or e:o (tenet
lug exiubltaut terms of contract from
tbore dealers who still exist. Its tre
inciidous lowering of price hns vir
tually cut out competition and made
profits negligible to smaller dealers."
OPEN FIGHT ON
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(Continued from Pace 1)
tho first act of what may ulllnntely
transpire as a well-woven plot, that
goes to confirm tho saying tl.at truth
Is stranger than fiction.
Tho uncolored and, coherent narra
tion as gathered by a representative of
the Hongkong Telegraph from one of
the dramatis persona a youth of fif
teen ycnrB of nge Is tho best account
that can bo presented of tho story
without any attempt at effective rot"--Ing.
'lt was otio afternoon last week,"
said the Iniy, "In a cinematograph Iiuii
that I was met by , who" Is
otherwise known by his Klllplno sou
briquet ,: ho Is n man who
looks like thirty odd years of ago. He
knew mo nnd approached mo with the
question whether I would care to pro
ceed to Honolulu and there cam my
living as n clerk. At that moment
an American Hpatihdi mestizo (name
given) Interrupted his compmilpn nnd
said that If I would go I would bo
phen u salary of .1 ins a month.
After FOmo further conversation I was
conducted by the first speaker 'to a
hoarding house, for Chinese emigrants
In Connaught Itoad West. I don't
know the number of Ihe house, Theie
I was offered food ami n bed, lint I
would hot accept either. I was then
told by my conductor that my real
employer was an Amcrlcin (also
limned) who ,wns residing In a lea-ling
hotel In llbngkongj, Iwns offered
n khaki siilt'cnd u shirt nnd promised
n sum pf ten dollars which would bo
paid to me oiV board the steamer'Ten
yo Maru by wMch wo were to proceed
There's nothing to
bad for vcough
log to good
il I for u cough
t nen you
havo a ronu-
Lvjfl .InucolJ or a
till hard co.irh.
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mation In' the tlinat ir lungvthen
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ADLER-ROCHESTER macTe suits
in greys, browns and blues, for
merly $25, now $L5 a suit.
LATEST CUT and STYLE suits,
formerly $16 to ' $20, now
SWELL SUMMER WEIGHT suits
formerly $10 to $15, now $8.
.STRAW HATS, all shapes and
styles, formerly $1.50..to $2.50,
FELT HATS, all shapes, styles,
and colors, formerly $1.50 to
$3, now $1.
PANAMA HATS, all styles, for
merly $12 and $10, now $6
FULL LINES of Auto and Yacht
ing Gaps at equally reduced
$1 a Pair
S0R0SIS OXFORD TIES in medium and narrow ,
lasts; broken lines. Regular $3,50 to $5.
$1.95 a Pair
S0R0SIS PUMPS In Patent Kid, Vict Kid, and
Tan Russia Calf: low heels. Regular $4 per pair.
$2.85 a Pai
S0R0SIS PATENT KID LACE SHOES In light'or
heavy soles. Reg alar $5 grade.
LApiES' PATENT KID,' one-button, Frehch-hel
TIE j very chic. Regular $4 grade.
$2.95 a Pair
WALKOVER TAN RUSS. CALF buiton shoe; all
sizes. Regular $4.50. ' N
$2.95 a Pair
VALK0VER PATENT KID SHOES In Bluchcr or
button. Regular $4 and $5.
$2.95 a Pair
WALKOVER OXFORD TIES In Patent Kid or
Tan Russ. Calf; broken line, pretty good sie. Reg
ular $4 and $5 grade.
NEW GOODS are due to arrive on anv steamer now: and we must have room.
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PrtparH b Dr. I. C. Apr kti, U.,H. Mill., U. S. A,
to our destination. I was also Induced
to assume tho Filipino name of Anton
lo Gonzalez and to represent my ago
us being eighteen or nineteen Instead
of only fifteen, which In my real age.
Along with mo,, kovernl othera, some
thirteen nnd fourteen boys, were going
with this man. In the end 'we wen
pteu'titcd from sailing hy tho Tenjo
Mm it on Krlday throiigh our parents
coinlne; to know of our would-be nil
veniuio du that two of the mngev
Iiojh who had actual, y been concealed
on board the Japanese steamer were
hunted uut by their uncle and father.
1 luno since In compjny with the last
two gentlemen named, an'l a Kuro
pean and n Chinese detective, pro
ceeded to the boaidlag hotue whllhe
1 hnd been taken by the colored mm.
who nccottcd mi) at the cliicmato
There ended our young narrator's
Mory, which Is a. plain statement ol
fuels and which w'e hnvo been enabled
to Fitpplcmcnt from Information gath
cred from other Sources.
How the Abduction Story Leaked Out.
One of tho companion-! of our youth
ful Informant, who hnd also been In
Mdgled Into tho acceptance of the m
ci niter's terms failing In his courag?
to abide by the Illicit contract, nnd
meeting his friend's younger slhter on
her way home from scliool; Inqulr-Jil
uf her If sha knew where hor IniHlior
had gune. ,
Upon 'her replying that she did not,
he proffered the statement taut she
would not see him for iiinm tlpi ni'i
as he had gone ns a sal'or on board a
Japanese steamer, Alarmed, tin) little
girl hastened home to impart the in
formation to the unsuspecting mother
Once apprised of the unwelcome news
the mixlpns Indy sent fo an elder Mm.
by whom diligent search was prompt.)
nnd successfully madn with the resul'
that Iho hoy was trued homo nnd un
raellcd the wholo tale, whow more
salient features we have chionlclcU
above, It was from tho returned
would-be adveutuier that the name
of his other companions wcru learned
and subsequently ' cnmniunlcatsd ti
Hidden In the Engine Room.
The story (if how one father r.ecom-
panted by the uncle of n bay proccede-I'
to the t'aclllc turblner In Iho harbor
and thero pursued his pearch after
Iho sheep who had strayed beyond the
fold makes romantic reading. The offi
cers of tho ship naturally could not
bo cognizant of all Iho goings on on .1
big freighter on-the; busy morning of
her departure. Hut one Jjpnuesu Jail
or, who had casually seen Ennie. bnv
led past the steerage Into Iho lower
deck, volunteered, to condu it Iho
strangers in search of Iheli ipiiMt
Might below nnd in an obscure cornar
of what Is desviihed n the Tig'n"
room, so tho btory relate. Ihu two
boys weio located nnd subscquTntly
dragge.1 out of their hiding pi.it i
There were twelve other hoj'a ii'u 't!
While the latter sccno was liilm;
enacted on board Iho stenmnr It U
related that another lady was hiiny
Ing on to n certain school In piu-.nil'
of her son lest ho also. might he du
coyed to emigrate as the little man's
name was associated with those of
the lcllms of tho labor '.rafflckets.
A Likely Theory. '
Tho cleikshlp offers at Honolulu to
the youthful dupes could bo nothing
liott of nrtful liallB held out by the
iPcriilteiH wlh which thoy so easllj'
trapped their unwary prey. Tho the
ory Is advanced that the boys were In
reality wanted for the prosperous Bitg
nr.plantatlons In. Honolulu and n tho
Ameilcaii exclusion laws prohibited
Iho cnlranco of Aslntjc laborers Into
tho Territory an Illicit labor agency
wus sot up In Hongkong through whoai
medium labor of n description nqt pro
i-criheil by the laws of the Stato would
bo procured and Imported Into the
country destined for tho proline cane
fields of tho Islands. Whether tho
labor at might bo represented by tho
batch so easily roped In by tho silver-
jlongucd confederate of tho emigrant
iramcKcr wns me most suitable die
not at all enter Into tho head or tho
unscrupulous broker, whoso one
thought wns upon tho sum total of the
dollars represented by the aggregato
of the value he would Becuro nt so
much per head of the Immigrants land
ed nt Honolulu,
Now that tho matter Is In Iho hand'
of the uiitlioritles.Mt Is to bo trusted
that, for the fair name of tho Colony
Iho wlyila mystery would he sirted to
tho ery bottom and so prcyent Hong
kong fiom being made tho center of a
traffic which' (If tolerated) may earn
for It the unenviable stigma of being
the focus of tho revived notorious slavo
trade lit modified for;n,
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