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12 PAQES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1010. 12 PAGES.
FRICX I GENT
I, A J
PROHIBITION THREAT HALTS HOTEL EXPANSION
CHINA GETS LOAN FOR RAILWAYS
BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua, May 24.
The Government forces are attack
ing the army of the Provisionals in
its entrenchments. The U. S. S.
Venus is landing troops to protect
American property and non-combatants.
SHANGHAI, May 24. Anti-for-eign
riots have again broken out at
Chnnpsha. Buminc of the Lutheran
church by rioters is reported today.
FRANCISCO, May 24.
88 analysis, 15s.; parity,
Previous quotation, 15s.
Most of the time at tho police court
thin morning was tuken up by the trial
of Klona Subura, an Oglnawa, who la
charged with rape. Senator Chilling
north Is appearing for the defenso,'
and tho prosecution Is being conduct
ed by A. M. Drown, who has the expert
assistance of County Attorney Cath
ead. Tho case Is rendered peculiar 1
tho fact that threo languages hnvo to
be used to trunslate tho evidence:
Townsend takes the questions In Bng
lUh, and then telU un Okinawa )n
Japanese, and tho latter puts tho ques
tions to tho witnesses In 'the language
thuy understand. Then tho replies
, come In Okinawa to Interpreter No. 1,
who, tells Townsond In Japanese, and
finally Townsend tells In English whilt
tins been said. Tho caso Is dragglni;
along owing to theso conditions and
may last tome considerable tlmo.
Slocks began to take on somo of
their oldtlme activity this forenoon,
although the prices are still holding
tu the lower plane.
Oalm was the most active stock,
one hundred and ninety shares sell
ing at 34. A small block of Kwa
also sold at 33. 2d, Otaa sold at ii.GO,
ton McDryde at 0,1 2D, and Ilrowery
'at 15,50. Oahu Hallway was taken
up between boards at 144. GO, Wala
lua at 134, and Hawaiian Commer
cial at 41.50.
Quite a few of the stock sales arn
merits In California, but there Is
plenty of local money ready to take
the stocks nt the low, figures.
Uoports of the money market are
that the period of stringency has
$300 FOR IMU
Over five hundred dollars for the
trip of the yacht Hawaii has bcon re
ceived from that section of Maut'fc
yachting enthusiasts which Manager
i ranK uaiawin was delegated to looK
nftr, This Is a splendid return for
Tart or waui, ami ir tho results are as vorahly with the business now corn
satisfactory from all other sections of ng and going between the Hawaiian
uiu isianas, tuo yncnt win be amply
supplied wth funds as well as good
men for winning tho trans Pacific roco.
ERECTED FOIt DECORATION DAY
HAWAIIAN IRON FENCE AND MONUMENT WORKS. Limited
Phone 048 180 S Kimr Street
Association Declared Ready To Denounce
Cost Price Schedule Strong
The merchants of Iloroluhi, as
re resented by the Merchants' Asso
Mutton, ure prepared to wage unre
lenting warfare an the decision of
the Planters' Association to allow
the plantation stores to sell the stn-
pie articles of food unu clothing to
the laborers at cost prices, according the outcome.
o a member of the association. i The order of cost price selling of
The members of the commltteo on the staples was the outcome of tlje
trade and flnantc of the Merchants' complaints .()t the Ilusslan imml
tsoi lallon are sure, to present a grants and was a clause In the
strong report against the autilhlla- agreement of compromise that was
ttun of the Independent storekeeper ratified by the Planters' Association.
In the Terrtory through the plunta- It is understood that the strong re
lion selling at cost. It 1 1 expected port of the committee on trade and
that a recommendation Included will finance will show that there were
be to tho geneinl effect thut It will no troubles with the old system until
be to the best- lntorer.ts of the Ter-,the advent of the Tlussluns, who have
rltory to hilvo tho sugar plantations been dissatisfied with everything!
abandon absolutely the maintaining and whom It has beon found Impos
of stores rather than to sacrifice the
PAVING WAY FOR
"The project towards establishing
a regular freight service Detween
Southern California and Honolulu
met with a most enthusiastic and
cordial consideration nt tho hands of
many of the larger exporting firms
of Los Angeles," stated Captain Fred
erick Miller, master of the Ameri
can bark. Alden Ilesse, which vessel
has Jubt completed her Initial round
trip to hong Dcach, Cal., returning
with a grat (Tying consignment of
"Wound a flue line of business
men down that way," continued Cap
tain Miller this morning. "They
were apimrently sincere In extending
a wolcome as well as fluancinl en.
Louragemcut to us In the operation
of the new line. We experienced no
difficulty whatever In securing con
signments of cargo.
"The Alden Ilesse will continue to
cover the run between Honolulu and
cither Ung lleach, Hedondo or San
Pedro while conditions such as were
met with on the first voyage are un
Intermitted." Captain Miller stated that It Is the
present Intention to dispatch 'the
Alden Ilesse for Southern California
IHIC 111 t tVVCn tflSMU AMD VMS (
space of the little bark has about
nI1 ueen 'looked. Tho vessel will
carry a KOoaly consiBument of canned
i pineapples, besides an extensive ship-
ment of rlte Tll0r0 wm ,,rolmby
i, , f ,., irnn toin
the first week In June. The cargo
. -i M UMMMtttJ Wfc BVIH1I V tUHVHI
along with other lines of sundries.
Captain Miller Is very enthusias
tic over ths proposed trans rnctflc
service, while refusing to make auy
extravagant statements or promises.
He believes that the Alden Ilesse Is
simply paving tho way for a line of
B(eamera as well as sailing packets
between the south coast and the Is-
)andS( wnch , tlma an(, ln ie not
very distant future will compare fa-
Islands and Pugct Sound ports.
inw-"Kor Rale" cards at Diiletln
It Is stated that the members of
the committee have agreed, unani
mously that the nsroclntlon should
de lare Itself (turnedl-Wely an the all
Important question, and I here Is no
doubt that when the meeting Ishelu
next week, declslvo
action will bo
slble to -please eten 'with the far-
reaching concessions made,
WILL BE MOVED
TO NEW SITE
King Street School To
Kakaako- Site For
Klnal arrangements have boon made
for tho taking over of tho slto be
tween 'Coral and Kcawo streets on tho
manka side of Kouudry and Second
streets containing 2 812 acres for
Tho first prlco named by tho Ulshop
Cstnte for tho land was $9,000 but It
Is understood that this prlco was mo
dified somewhat In the last negotia
tions. County Knglnucr Ocro 1h on tho
ground looking It over preparatory to
doing the necessary filling and mov
ing the tenants now occupying It
wIiobo leases explro Juno 30.
Of tho two buildings on tho King
street lot' tho smaller ono lacing
Punchbowl street will be moved to the
new slto and the old dwelling used
for a schoolhouso will be sold and
moved off tho lot thus leaving It free
for the building of tho Carneglo Lib
rary, On the now site, besides the build
ing to bo moved there, temporary
wooden buildings will bo erected for
occupation at tho beginning of the
now school year, a sufficient space
being left In tho center of tho lot for
the erection of a largo concrete build
ing In tho future,
(Continued on Page 2 )
St John Sopcr of tho Hawaiian St
St News Co, J, I,. Cooper, manager SS
St of tho Clarion Clothing Btoio, and tt
tt Itay Irwin of Peacock & Co, arc ts
SS the gentlemen named to act bb a St
SS final count committee and Judges tt,
tt for tlui awarding of the Ilul-H.
SS lotln Yoseinlte-Calirornla trips, tt
tt Those gentlemen will take charge SS
SS of tho keys to iho ballot box at- St
SS ter the last offlco count Is made SS
SS tomorrow ovenlng nnd will hold IS
SS thorn until 8 o'clock Saturday
SS eenlng when the final count will SS
a no niauo. it
St The result or the count made SS
SS yesterday evening nnd announce- SS
monts In regard to tho close of St
SS tho contest are g on on pago C, SS
-- mi mill ii .iiiii
Devote His Entire Time
To Good Roads
John Wilson, road supervisor for the
city of Honolulu, may well look to hU
No other person than City nnd
Count) Supervisor James Qulnn U now
said to be eaitlng longing and covet
ous ejes upon the two hundred and
fifty per month billet which has to do
with the superintendence of the city
streets nnd thoroughfares.
There was a time not many moons
d'stant when Qulnn was an avowed
candidate for mayoralty honors. He
shied his castor Into the arena shortly
ifter tho dawn of the new jear. Since
that tliri, jrrIio,4 Bounds i.f tli oner
gctlo whetting if tiOlltlcal rirlii3 lm-
pltments havo uwi distinctly l.i.nl
by tho chairman of the road board out
lie is understood to hae hearkened to
Intimation thut after all he might not
llnd hlmspjf thoabnlce or a thankless
and sometimes actio .rtopuhlcan po
litical ccntiitloi,;"c "'"
Now comes .tho pretty well defined
rumor that Qulnn. will mnko n warm
right for the Hiipervlsohshfp of roads'
and bridges of the city of Honolulu.
John Wilson, who now hofds down
the Job, has of lato broken several
lances In n verbal rombat with qulnn
over matters pertaining to tho duty of
Qulnn I sa crank upon the subject
of good streets und roads. It Is to
hlrn, as tho head of the munlcapal
road board that tho Irate citizen and
taxpayer pours forth his tale of woo
or wrath concerning tho deplorable
condition of somo of tho moro neglect
ed hlghnojs In out districts of tho
While neither Admitting or denying
the soft Impeachment that he will at
tempt to land tho offlco of road super.
Bor. n becoming blush nianlles'thi
features of Qulnn whoneer tho mat
ter Is mentioned real loud In his prcs
A mere County Supervisor draws
down but fifty n month. "Johnny" Wll
son gets nt least two hundred more.
Qulnn might be tempted and therefore
might fall with a dull sickening thud
That ho will not occupy Mayor Kern's
ample seat of honor nt "city hall" Is
considered a pretty safe bet.
KILLED AT SEA
COWES, Enfj., May 24. Twenty
people periihed todav in a colliilon
between a bark and a iteamer in th
LONDON, May 24. News reached
here today of the murder of Boyd
Alexander? the traveler, by the na
tives of the Comro.
PORT HURON, Mich.. May 24
Seventeen people were drowned as
the result of a collision between two
laVe steamers today.
ln "" i wming policies mat
cover Loss or Damage by Fire, we
JJJoa.or damage to the Automobile
insured by being in Collision with
, ... , , ,
anV ov stationary obiect.
LIABILITY for damage to the party
of 0,he cauwd by eoUlloni
HENRY WATERIIOUSE TRUST CO..
Agnation uauses cropping ui
Extensive additions to the Moana iy opinion, prohibition Is wrong."
Hotel, planned to bring that hostelry The hailing or the plans to en
up to the most modern tourist ho- large the Monn.i Hotel Is only one
tels in other parts of the world, have uf a number or Indications that show
been abandoned because of the pro- lhe depressing effect 'that Woollo
hibition agitation that is now being agitation Is hnlng on tile business
promoted by John Q, Woolley and his "fe of Hie communlt). Tho decision
followers. ' the company to refrain from carry-
Archibald Young made this state- '"E out the plans of lmprocment
ment this morning. The additions ahowa that it Is known with ccrtnln
that have been planned will not be ' ' "i0" '" a position to under
considered again by the hotel com- ,lnDd l'ie tourist situation, that
pany until the outcome of the plebi- onactment of n prohibition law In
scite campaign is determined by the tha Territory would be a death blow
vote on July.2Q. If prohibition car- lo ,ll tourist traffic, ou which the
ties, all the plant will be dropped. upbuilding nnd advertising of the
"Nothing more will be done In Territory rest In a large degree,
regard to the bulldlne of additions "Tourists do nutwuut to. be tied
to Iho Moana Hotel utitlf tho result dowu bjr any uchpl(.ce of leglsla-o(-lhls
prohibition agitation Is' de-i tlon n a1 proh,tb(tton law," declared
elded." saldUlr. "Young thlsrtmorn'Mr. Young, 'heywou conjn.and
Ing. "Prohibition Is a mistake for that Is all there Is to It."
this country and Will hurt our proa- Kven the most rabid prohibition'
perlty. The present liquor law Is nwin hardly deny thut Mr. "Voun?
good one, and Is entitled to the sup- knows whereof ho speaks In discuss
port 'of the people. Let them have lug a Woolley law and the tourist
higher license It they want It. lit business.
BY M MANUKA
Head Of Union Line To
Sir James Mills, a director of the
big Union Steamship Company which
Is un Important factor In the trans
portation business botween the com
monwealth of Australia New Zea
land, Polynesia and vurlous foreign
countries, Is u passenger on board
tho Canadian-Australian liner Ma
nuka, due to arrive at Honolulu lata
this evening or early tomorrow morn
ing from Sydney, N. S. W., via Suva.
Sir James Is accompanied by Lady
Mills, and they will leave the llrlt
Ich steamer at Honolulu to take pas
sage to Sun Francisco by the Matson
Navigation steamer Wllhelmlna,
Much slguincnnce Is attached to
Sir James Mills'. visit to this port.
It U understood thut practlsally all
details have been perfected between
the directors or the Union 8teamshlp
Compnny and the Matson Interests,
whereby a traffic arrangement wll
be Inaugurated to combine the ser
vice between New Zealand and Aus
traltan ports und Honolulu, It will
permit of the transfer of certain bus
iness to the Matson Una between this
liort and San Francisco, and vice
The last voyage of tile Wllhelmlna
brought several passengers who em
burked at San Francisco with desti
nation as Australian ports. A satis
factory agreement Is said to have
been reached regarding the ticket
ing or passengers who sail Horn San
Francisco for the Antipodes' by way
or Honolulu. The new order has
muili to commend Itself, Inasmuch as
It will penult or u traveler remain
ing ut lUuolulu tor u period cover.
Ing several days to a week or more,
before resuming the oyuge to the
Southern Continent. The arrange
ment may cause n slight readjust
ment or the existing sailing schedules
of the Matson steamers sailing tu
and from San Francisco, although so
far nothing along this line has been
Sir James will probably hold an
Important conreroncu during his
brier stay at Honolulu. In the event
or their being a slight delay In tho
arilval or the Manuka, the Wllhel
mlna will probably bo held (or u rca
aonable time after the time for; her
(IN WATER RATES
Says Harbor Charges
"May" Be Brought,
' On ''May 31," said Superintendent
Muision Campbell of tho Department
or Public Works, "tho entlro report of
tho recent survey of the water rates.
amount used by pttrous, nnd tho new
rateswhlcli will go Into effect at the
beginning of the fiscal )oar will bJ
made public. At that tlmo I am grlng
to make a full report ou tho whole
question over my own signature."
This remark was called forth by a
question as to tho raise In water rafs
which Is soon to take place, as n n
tlce of such change was published In
April, tho law requiring sixty dai
notice to the public should an) chang
bo contemplated. r
In explaining further, Campbell said:
"Heretofore tho Irrigation ruto has
been charged on Iho number of square
feet In each lot, exclusjvo of the space
occupied by buildings thereon, but
under tho new suney and rates only
tho Krtlon of the lot subject to Irri
gation will bo taxed tor water, anJ
this will bring the total amount paid
by the consumer to practically tho
same figure us has been paid In the
Mr, Campbell said that many con
sumers wero paying on rutes twenty
jenrs old tor domestic purposes when
there was ono houso on a tract or luuii
and that In the mcantlma tho tract had
been subdivided nnd other houso)
built, the water rates lemalnlng the
same. II) bringing nil water used for
domestic puriioses on a paying basis
und eliminating tho waste from Irrlga
tlon, he claimed there would bo an
udiusiiuint which would be beneficial
In that ouch nurson uoi'W bo on tho'
same bush and nut on rilferenf bason
as has oeuli the cax, here r fore, I
"Ih tho wntir rai mi tho front go-'
Ing to bo decrofjed?" was nBked Mr
Campbell, to which ho replied, "Not
during the uuxt clx mom lis but per
haps alter that thtro will be u rvduc
tlon. Wo uro gain; to try tho uewl
sstem and eo how It works, If Batls
factory and If the Income M largo
enough to warrant the r"diic'tlou of
water rates to chips It will certainly
bo done "
"What Is tho dlfforenco In water
rates here and In Ban Francisco to
steamers! ' was uoxt askea,
From The j
PARIS, May 24 An agreement
has been signed by the Power under
which a loan is to be made to China
for the construction of new railroads.
This loan will total thfrtv million.
(Spocial Bulletin Cable.)
SAttTnANniKfin moo.i !...
swerinrc the applitations of John D.
and Adolph B. Spieckeli for a share
in the distribution of the estate of
mc mic tiiaus oprecxeis, itadolpli and
Clauf Spreckeh Jr. declare thattheir
isincr- qunncMUi-1'ietnne' rut'Ii
:ach of the former over eleven mil
In his will, the late Clnus Sprefk-?
olt omitted the names or John I).vnnd
Adolph II. flpreckels, stating In tho
will Hint ruch had recoiled his shnrn
ot tho estutu previous to his death.
DAILY SCORES OF
BIG LEAGUES 1
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 24. '
Bin league scores for today are:
National Chicago 0, Philndelnhia
3: St. Louis 0, Brooklyn 0; Cincin-
nati 0, Boston 5.
American Boston 4, Cleveland 3;
Washington 3, Detroit 2; Philadel-
phia 1, St. Louis 0. Other scheduled
trames were postponed.
TARIFF PROBE 4
(Special Bulletin Cabled
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 24.-., J
Bv a strict party vote today in the H
House, an amendment was carried to ;l
the sundry civil hill cnrrolncr on ntO f
propriation of $260,000 to enable ; :
Aii-jiuviik xan m ouiaiu una iacis . i
bv extended investigations in? the
United States and Europe.
(Special Bulletin Cable.)
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 24.
The subcommittee of the Senate Com
mittee on Judiciary has begun aniin
vestication into tin- rhnroi-. 1-mnA
that the Governor of Alaskaand
other officials are allied witn 'the
(Special Bulletin Cabled
BOSTON. Mass. Ma" 24; Pwil.$S
aeni lait was toaav elected nrwwent J
oi uie organisation of unitarian lay.
ROOSEVELT VISITS ALEXANDRA-'
LONDON, Mav 24 Queen-Mother 1
Alexandra received Special Ambassa
dor iioosevelt today.
STORK BRINGS 3
BOYS AND A OlltUj
SYCAMORE. III.. Mar 7.Do Kalh
county's birth record was broken last;
night when to Mr. and Mrs. 3ohli"At.
fred Johnson wcro boru quadruplits.V
mree oys uun n Bin.vcacii weiuaiugj
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