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vv ' ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4631. , 'iQ PAGES. HONOLULU, TEBRIT ORY OF HAWAII. SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1010. 10 PAGES. PXIOX OZHTfL 1
! STRAW VOTE FAILS!
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WASHINGTON. D. C, May 28.
United States Senator Lonmer of Il
linois addreiscd the Senate today on
matters connected with the charges
that his scat in the Senate was se
cured by the purchase of votes in
the Illinois Legislature.
Senator Lorimer repudiated the
charges of bribery and rcaucsted an
investigation of the matter by the
I.oilmcr, In nil Interview credit
ed lil in In a Chicago dlspntcli of May
!'. Hiild: 'l luiM! no fenr Hint the
Committee on Election In WiwIiIiik
tnu Ik KoltiR to take up tlie diargos
whlcli liad lieon hinted lit. How
ran It? t know nothing of any
bribery which may lrnve liicn given
liy no fi lends, aa It Is charReil. 1
Kiippoge tlm only iny that I can
linp tlicso elmrges from being
lironght out ngnliiHt ma Is first to
Fulfill nuSenutor, then ghe. nil my
lnonej and property to smile charl-4
tattle IiibI lltitlou and make nppllca
t lull Tor (mtiuiuo to the poorhousa.'
SPRINGFIELD, 111., May 23 An
other sensation was sprung today in
the grand jury investigation of the
charges of legislative bnbery tOyse
sure election of United States Sena
tor Lonmer. State Senator D. W.
Holtslaw'has made a comulete con
fession of his share in the proceed
ings. Holtilaw says that he received
$2500 for his vote for Lorimer, and
the money was paid him by State
Two joung men, M. Ixmls and An-
tone Rcncy, uppearcd at the police,
rurt thin moriilug in order to heir
tho, decision ot Judgo Andrado In their
caaos. Tho luilr wcro accused ot na
BOtiltlng Inspector Kuunell a couple
of weeks ag", when ho attempted to
Mop a crowd ot tho Knxnaka rent
' dents from creating a dlsturlnnco.
All tho ovldcnco was glvon Inst
week at the, pollco court, and Judge
Andrado then, took tho matter under
aihlaement. .This morning the judge
gavo tho two men a talking to and
told them that they should aeslst Mr.
Hder In every way, and not hinder
him In his woik at tho Kakaako mlm
nlon. Insptctor Fennell had only ns'
Hlbted Mr. ttydor, and the two outIis
who were alleged to hpo assaulted
Kcnnoll, had hotter1 he careful In fu
ture. The Judgq then discharged tho
A. V. Tinnrea, president of tlm Knup.iknlua Wlno rompitn) of
Mnul, gleH tho following statement of what rrohlhltoln will do for
the liomesteadorx In IiIb vicinity, where n new lndiiHtry has lieen
tmllt up under ono of tho few suc'cexuful cxperlnicntB In Binall farm
ing: "AIkiiU 200 families plant grapo lnes and furnUli thU com
pany with grapes. Should prohibition pans, 200 farmers jvrtl lio
ruined and forced to go to tho plantation for a living. .
"TIipbc peoplo purchased their little farniH and built their homes
on them on the Mrength ot the law exempting grape lauds from tax
ation; put nil their hard oTrulngs Into tho Imslmsx lo bo now ruined
It Is learned from nnother source that over 18420 was distrib
uted among thexo farmeru for llitlr grapes during the jear 190U.
n it tt u n it tt n n a n tin
New Prohibition Plank Loses
v Arrest "Wet" Tourists
The promulgation ot the Thura.
ton-Woolley platform by the prohi
bition advocates has resulted In a
remarkable change ot feeling among
those who were disposed to accord a
half-hearted support to the propa
ganda' of Woolley. The Insertion of
the plank putting the prohibition
Ists on record as demanding Congres
sional legislation directed against
the importation of eon beer and
wines, has been the last straw, and
Woolley now faces a fatal deflection
In his own ranks.
The niiM-lmportatlon plank was
Inserted In the platform at the meet
ing held Thursday, and by the unit
ed protests that It has arousaiLamonic
man) of the prohibitionists. It Is
realized that a fatal misstep has been
taken whkh will involve the great
ist care to lead the Hawaiian oter
away again from the real object of
"Tho prohibitionists hae killed
themselves by tho Insertion of this
plank," declared a near prohibitionist
this morning, "It means thatybcer
and wine would he a contraband llkel
onlnm. If n tourist nttompted to'
Cables Tell Of
Tom May's Death
Prominent Business Man Passes
Away In His English
Cabled advices wero received this
morning from Hnglnnd announcing
tho death jesterday of Tom May,
president ot the firm of May . Co
No additional details have been re-
celved, und the cause of death Is not
known. It has been known for
some time that Mr. May was not In
the best of health, but his death
comes ns a, shock to his biislnesu as-
soclates and hosts of frlemlB In Ha-
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Mr May has been In Ppgland
Bince ivu.wnan ne reurcuriimv-
iiu uiwHCHjug. .r-ivu ,"" u -
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bring nnj thing to drink Into the
country without a phjHlclan'B cer
tificate, he would be held, and, If
the law was consistent, would be
subject to arrest far violating the
law, which would naturally provide
a penalty for Its Infraction, Such
n stand Is unprecedented, and 1
think It means that the prohibition
ists have abandoned the attltudo of
reasonableness which I boUcved
gao them n chance."
The absolute Inconsistency of tlm
Insertion of tho nntl importation
clause and the deliberate statements
of Woolley at Washington are being
pointed to with ustonbhment.
As stated In the 1) u 1 1 0 1 1 n
yesterday, before the Congressional
committee Woolley declared that
referring to tho tourists "the Bhlp
that bilngs him will not lack a full
supply, and ho can carry his drink
qshore with him; und In the lavls!
hospitality that makes the Island
famousj he Is absolutely safe from
If the tourist brought his drink
ashore with him as Woolley stated
(Continued on Pa'ge 7.)
his death he was about C5 jears of
ago. Mr, Maj's undo was tho foun-
der ot May . Co, und the nephew
succeeded to the head of the firm In
880. He enme to Hawaii In '18
and learned tlfu business from the
lowest rung In tho ladder.
Ho was one. of the organ-
i-era of Sti Clement's church, and
with 'tho late Thomas Haiti Walker
vv,is alwuyB acttvely Identified with
tne activities of the parish.
Mr May did much good In nn un-
ostentatious way, .flitd aided man
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W 0 HI E NiYOSEMITE
The women's straw vote is aban
Jcntuv As a resjlt of a meeting held this
morning ut the. Hawaiian Hotel, the
women prohibition advocate have
ibndontd theplan to take u suaw
vo.c of the women of Hawaii en the
question of prohibition. Pifty wo
.ucn were present, and a committee
of five recejunended the abandon
it.cn t of the straw vole. The com
mittee was composed of Mrs. W. F.
i'rtar, wife of Governor Freat Mrs.
Bowers, Mrs. F. J Lowrey, Xrv May
Wilcox and Miss Rose Davison.
, Thecotamittef .. recommended the
straw ballot idejL.be dropped because
of "unsurmountabiei difficulties '
The rcccmrterdaticn was adopted,
even the enthusiastic snpuorters of
the original nlan votintr to support
the commute: recommendation.
PHILADELPHIA. Pa., Mav 28.
The Universitv of Pennsylvania tri
umphed over Yale todav in the ath
letic meet, .that was replete with ex
citing incidents Pennsylvania's score
was 2712 and Yale's 23.
TROOPS CONTROL CHANG-SHA.
-PEKING, May 28. Mr. Gentry,
the military attache of the Ameri
can Legation, has returned from
Chang-sha, the scene of the recent
rioting. He reports the troops in full
control of the situation.
TURN ON WATER
AT HAMAKUA JULY I
News comes from Ilamakua this
morning (hut tho water will bo turnel
Into the lower ditch of tho Hawaiian
.irlgatlrln Company's B)Kt3tn on July
"This Is n groat enterprise," said
Mr. Harry Lewis In announcing tho
news. "Tho water will he turned Into
tho lower ditch, full blast on Bched
Tho Supreme Court today heard tho
motion of Josephlno J, I'erry In divorce
proceedings agalnBt her husband io
docket, and dismiss tho caso, which
Krank J, l'orry appealed from tho
decision of the circuit court In tho case
but as he failed to Ale the necessary
papers within the tlmo specified by
law In such cases tho plalntlnpre
Bented a motion to the court soveral
(lays ago to dismiss the appeal whloh
was ;douo at tho hearing this morn
ing. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT
In addition to writing policies that
cover Loss or,Damage bv Fire, we
have a special nolicv that coven
LOSS or damage to the Automobile
insured by being in Collision with
any, movjnc or stationar ob'ecti
XIABIIITY for damage tp'WiftUly
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u. viiim i-uuku uv elusion.
TTV-jTiv nrAfrmrnTTcr -niTton nn
.mtiiMt nui.iuiuuu Ai-uajL ViU,,
f T.Tn :
From early morning excitement oer the closing hours of tho tl
popularity coutost has ran high throughout tho city. Tho Contest Jt
mnnager haH been on the Jump slnco early dawn dealing out sub- tt
scrlptlons carrying thousands of otcs for the candidates who aro K
trying so hard ror this trip of trips.
Wireless messagos have been received from two of tho other Is- U
tt lands asking If voles that hoe been sent In time been reccUed and tt
tt placed to the credit of their favorites In Ilia race. Others havo wire- tt
tt leased subscription money with order to jilnce the votes to the crcd- U
tt It of some one ot tho contestants tt
tt Many havo slgntncd their Intention to attend the count lhl"tt
K evening and It was at first thoueht that the Uutlotln would hnc tt
tt to engage oilier quarters In which to hold Iho count, hut ns It Is a tt
tt strictly Kvunlng Iiullotln nffnlr the count will be held under tt
ttthe Dili Tot I n's roof. a
Site Is Final
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Delegate Denounces Attempt To
Block Mahuka Federal
Prince Kuhio, In a iettcr to tho ed
itor of tho II 11 1 1 0 1 1 n from Washing
ton, denounces tho effort to secure n
change of the Federal building slto.
uiii-r 1110 retierai uovumnieni uas ac-i '
ccpted tho popular choice of the rco-
pie. The letter follows: ,
Editor Evening II u 1 1 e 1 1 n:
Much to my surprise there seems to
he another movemont In Honolulu to
change the site of the Federal
The Muhukn site was sele:ted by
nn unprejudiced representnthe of
the Fedoral government nftor con-
suiting local nubile onlnlon. When
an effort was made later to change,
that site. It was clearly shown that
a great majority of citizens wero
still In favor ot tho site already
Any further agitation on the site
question will not only delay the
erection 'of the building, but also
constitute nn effort of a mluorlty'to
defeat the wishes of the majority ot.
those concerned. I was not Instru
mental In locating the present site;
but as the Congressional representa
tive ot tho community I regard It
my duty to see that the majority
sentiment of the community on till
question Is carried Into effect.
I, therefore, desire Hint It be
Sold For $1300
Within Sixty Day
The old Drower Uulldlng on Queen
Btreet which had to give way before
tho Increasing demands or Honolulu's
waterfront was sold off at auction this
noon (he highest bid being received
from tho Hawaiian Ballasting Com-
pany which ciforod 91300 for the build-
I . .
According to the mandate' of Super-
(ni...i - t...n n? 1.. ...
.v.iuci .,i uuiiu ivuina iiiurniuii
, Campbell.the bulldlngimustvbe rcmov-.
clearly understood that I shall op
pose the Congressional legislation
which Is necessary to effect an)
change In the site of the Honolulu
Federnl building. And In lew of
nssuraniei I already have from the
Commit eo 011 Public llulldlngs and
Oionmls, I can stato with confidence
Dial no such legislation can be pass
e& during the Cist Congress; In
other words, the necessary legists
1 Ion can not ut least be secured In
tlmo to begin building operations be
'ore the latter pari of 1012. Not
do I believe that Congtu3s will ever
18 such u bill at any time In tho
1 woul7 however, suggest thnt
tho partisans of the Irwin slto can
render a service to the community
which would meet with general ap
proval, by raising funds to purchase
the Irwin site for the new library
This would both contribute to the
Koblnson civic ccntor plan and also
prevent the 110W library building
from either being crowdod Into the
Executive grounds or from being lo
cated tod far away from tho down
town center to make possible Its
largest Held of .usefulness to the
community, very truly vours,
J. K. KALANIANAOLK,
Delegate to Congress.
ed within a period of sixty davs and
that, portion of tho waterfront will
then bo free for Iho needs ot tho
ARGUING FOR BALLINGER.
WABHINnTfW Tl ft Hi. 00
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Argument' by Attorney Vertrees in
behalf of Seeretarv Tinlllnrr mn.
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Eta.!" J.?. tUe WA0t;BW-?'
Is Dark In
WASHINGTON. D. C
May 28. '
Despite the diplomatic exnresiions-pf
readiness 10 submit their differences j
to arbitration, the Governments of '
Ecuador and Peru are increain"
their preparations for war. Accordv
intr to the information reccivod-Itere.
armed conflict betweenthe two na
tions is inevitable. '
DAILY SCORES OF
SAN FRANCISCO. May 28.
Results in the baseball garaesVCf
the big leagues today were as fol- '
lows: , , ,. . i
National LeaguePhiladelphia 2,
'lev York 3; Cincinnati 4, St. Louli '
0; Biooklyn 5, Boston 4; Chicago 0,
Pittsburg 0. ,
American League Philadelphia 9.-'
Boston 3: Cleveland 1, St. Louis 5; '
New York 3. Washington 4; Detroit
9, Chicago 1.
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 28
The damage suit threatened by As-
sistant Attorney-General Oscar Law-
lor has been withdrawn, an apology -
naving been made by Connolly,
CHINA MAY SCORN LOAN.
PEKING, May 28. Opposition to
the acceptance of the thirty million ,
dollar loan from tne Powers for rail
road construction it growing in the
official circles of the Chinese Gov-
eminent. It is nossiblc that the gov
ernment mav change its position and
not accept (he proffered money,
COLLEGE ATHLETIC STANDING.
PHILADELPHIA, May 28 The
University of Pennsylvania, by its
victory over Yale today, becomes the
intercollegiate champion in athletics.
The others in their order are: Yale,
second; Michigan, third; Princeton,
fourth; Cornell, fifth; and Harvard,
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"DRYS" AT HIM
HIU). Hawaii, May 27, Tlie fight
between tho Prohibitionists and .those
who are opposed to them contlnues'to n
be the topic of tho greatest Interest'
ueri-', ui ii-usi uiuuiik inir itawuuans;
the whites do not uppear to be qulUi
so Interested. ' "
Nakookoo, tho president of tho Ha
waiian Prohibition I-eaguo, has been
enforced by Mossman, another league
worker who camo recently from Ho-w1
nolulu. The two are working hard to'
get converts and while they havo es
tablished clubs lit various places. Hl
Is claimed by many Hanallans that
uuir emus ure not mucii or a suc
ceBS. It Is posslhl) a bit early jet to
Judgo definitely, but It Is certain that j
so far tho work has not met wltlu
mo measuio ot succoss which, waa '
Nakookoo set out jeeterday from
Illlo for Iiupahoehoe, whore hetp-
lenaen to establish a club. He' will-
rworK uacK to H lo. try ne to iath..J
iisn prohibition clubs among tho lla.3
wallnns In the vlllneAa 'klnnvui..
coast, Ilcfow 1 iMvlnk-NakookooisIl