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13 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1010.-13 PAGES.
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Andrews Charged With Impro
per Conduct In Lane
Charges or Imiinipcr conduct on tlio part of Iirrln Andrews In appear
ing licfnro tlio last Tonltorlal Grand Jury in connection with (lie Indict
ment of IMwnrd l-ano tor nn nlliick on u girl, reached th0 Circuit Court
tlilH afternoon when IC. A. Dnulhllt, In Lime's behalf, ptcscnlcd n ple.i In
abatement In (ho I.uno case,
In connection with tho proceedings before tlio Grand Jury which re
sulted In the Indictment of l.nno for tlio alleged crime, subpoenas were Is
sued that brought Foreman McSlocker nnd practically all of the members
of tlio former Territorial Grand Jury to Judge Cooper's courtroom.
The allegations of Improper conduct against Andrews nre based upon
his nppearancc before tlio Grand Jury after some of tho members of the
Grand Jury Intimated that they did not consider tho opinion of City and
County Attorney Cathcart ns final In regard to tho degreo "f tlio offenso
llll II CITIZENS ORGANIZE
(KpoclllI II II lint III Wlnlrnt.)
1III.O, Dec. S. IIIIo citizens hold a public meeting today to consider
the proposed amendment to tho Organic) Act known aB tho McCrosson
Coventor Frcar was present at tho meeting, nt which, lifter n thor
ough dlsciiKslon, n resolution was piFscd protesting against the presen
tation beforo Congress of tho McCrosson amendment to the Organic Act
pievlous to Us submission to tho Territorial Legislature.
Tho "McCrosson bill" Is tho bill by which John T. McCrosson nnd
his business associates will securo tho right to construct tho great Knti
Irrigation ditch on Hawaii, an Irrigation schemo Involving J:!, 000, 000.
Mr. McCrosson left several weokB ago for Wnshlngton, I), (1, where tho
bill will bo presented In the form of mi amendment to the Organic Act.
Attorney Prank K. Thompson of Honolulu left yestcrdny for tho Coast
on tho Wilhclmlun and will probably go to Washington In the Intel csta
of the bill ntso.
WHAT THE McCROSSoFbILL REALLY IS.
Tho full text of tho "McCrosson
bill" Is us follows:
"Ho It cna'ted by tho Senate nnd
Ilouso of Representatives () tho Uni
ted Slates of America In Congress
Assembled, That section hovouty
tlireo of an Act entitled 'An Act to
provide n government for the Ter
ritory of Hawaii, approved April
thirtieth, nineteen hundred and
right, and May twonty-sovcnlh, nine
teen hundred nnd ten. Is hereby
amended by adding thereto tho fol
lowing: Pfty-Year lease.
"Tho commissioner, with tho ap
proval of tho Governor, may lenbo for
not oM'cedliiir flftv sears to ativ Ir
rigation company organized for tho
mimosa of developing, storing, con
voylng nnd distributing water for Ir
rigation purposes, any or nil such
public Innds as tire rnpablo of being
economically lirlgatcd from the wa
terways of su h company. Any InniU
ho leaded 'may, with tho consent of
tho nmmlesloner nnd approval of
tho Governor, bo subleased subject to
the piovlslous heieof to any Individ.
LONDON', Dec. 8. Tho govern
ment forces bi-oni.to be steadily gain
lug In the genera! elections being
held all over the country, though
tho opposition Is, winning many
seats. To date, the government tins
lias seats won nnd the Opposition
189 for tho Houso of Commons.
KAU DITCH PLAN
nut or corporation using or desiring
to ubo wntur from the waterways of
such company. Any such lease may
bo made subject to nuy unexpired
lease of nuy or nil such lands, arid
shall contain appropriate provisions
to Bceuic the construction and main-
tonuute of tho necessary works for
supplying such Innds with water,
and tho reversion of such works to
tlio Territory upon tho determination
of tho lease, and such other provi
sions as may bo deemed necessary or
proper by the commissioner and tho
Governor for tho boncflt of sufh.
lands and their occupants and fur tho
"Any or all of the lauds so leased
may at any tlmo during the term
of tho lcnso bo withdrawn for pub
lic purposes, or homcsteniled or sold
for other purposes undor tho laws
relating to pubic lands In Hawaii,
In which rase the rent icserved shall
ho reduced In pioKirlIon to .the valuo
of tho laud so withdrawn, homo
stoaded or sold; provided that no
(Continued on Face 3)
ISiCHINA WILL GET
PUKING, China, Dec. S. It was
stilted today that the thiono will
grunt a constitutional cabinet for
China, beginning on tho Chinese Now
Year. The announcement Is tho re
suit of the growing strength of the
party which Is tailing for u more lib
oral and roptcsciitnllve fomi of gov
FOSS FIGHTING LODGE
He Calls Veteran
Senator Tool of
PKOVINCNTOWN, Mass., Doc. 8.
Governor-elect K. N. Foss Is car
rying on a vigorous light against the
reelection of Senator Henry Cabot
I.odgo, whom ho (nils u "tool of the
trusts" and denounces as being one
of tho conspirators who forced tlio
Puyno-Aldrlch tariff bill on tho coun
try. Foss announced early In the
controversy that he would personally
take the stump against Ixidge unless
the latter should withdraw from tho
contest for reelection. This f.odgo
refused to do. Although Foss Is it
Democrat, ho will liavo considerable.
Inlluonco with the Republican Legis
lature. SPREADS SAYS
Tlio diphtheria epidemic among
tho school children on Maul Is even
mnrq serious than was first believed.
A wireless was received , this morn
ing by Dr. I'ratt of the Hoard of
Health, from Chief Sanitary Officer
Charlock, stating that tlio epidemic
had Bpreiul over it wide urea and was
of serious proportions.
Charlock nlso asked that n spe
cial fumigating outfit bo forwarded
to him ns soon as possible which
will he dimo on tho Clnudllio tomor
row. The six schools rontluuo closed,
and thoro Is apparently no prospect
of their reopening in tho near fu
SIMPLE FUNERAL FOR
MRS. MARY B. EDDY
fA.iocliiU-d Press Cahle.)
110STON, Mass., Doc. 8. Mrs.
Mary liukor Kddy, founder of Chris
tian Sclemu, was burled hero today.
Tlio funeral services wcro slmplo and
wore held at the home, tho body be
ing Interred Inter In u vault at
Mount Auburn cemetery.
TO BE ACTED ON LATER
(AfMoetatcil Press Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 8.
No action will lie taken on tho two
reports of tho committee Investigate
Ing Secretary Halllngor's administra
tion of the interior department until
uftcr the holidays.
MAY COST MANY LIVES
I AHruicliititl l'rc'HM CuMr.)
YAUMOUTH, Kng Dec. 8. -The
steamer lllackburn today crashed
Into tho steamer Hook and the for
mor sunk, Two boats and thirty
two people who took to thqrn nro
SAN ntANCISCO, Dee. 7. Ilects:
88 analysis, 9s, 0 1-Sil.; parity,
3.89c. Previous quotation, 9s.
Tho Itapld Transit Company an
nounced today that beginning tumor
low and continuing until the com
pletion of tho construction of tho don.
bio track on King street nnd nt I.I
llha street. Urn through rar service
on the I.tllha-Hole) si i eel lino will be
m'Tap Rent" earHa on lalfl at
' the Outletln of.c.
II GRAND JURY INQUIRY
STAGE SET FOR
(Assm-latnl PrvH Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. Do-. 8. In
view of the unrest in Honduras and
tho chances for another revolution
within n very slmrt time, tho pro
tected rrulser Tacomn bus been or
dored to Cortez to protect American
Interests and Americans resident
there. An outbreak Is expected nt
20 CENTS HUNDRED
(ANxnclatcri Press Cable.)
NKW YOIIK, Dec 8. -Itcllncd sug
ar advnnccd twenty tents a hundred
Secretary Swamped With Ap
plications for Mqmbcrship
Honolulu's Hundred Thousand Club
has started off with such a big rush
that Secretary C. A. Stanton lias nl
reiuly been swamped with applica
tions for membership. Not only Iibh
ulmoat every man he has mentioned
the subject tu 'responded Immediately
with a subscription, but oluntary
ones a ro coming In all tho time.
Already the club bus grown so fast
that It will huvo to employ nn assist
ant secretary to help Mr. Stanton, ho
says. This secretary will bo mimed
In a few days and to lilui will be as
signed tho direction of tho house-to-houso
campaign for members that
will be can led on until tho club Is
The series of membership contests
starts next January 1. Mr. Stanton
stated yesterday that there will be
plenty of competitors for ull of the
prizes. The prize for the winner of
tho annual contest Is a trip to the
San Francisco exposition In 19IS, and
the scml-nnnual prtzo Is u trip to the
olcano. Doth series of prizes will
l he conducted for the next four years.
Membeishlps are payable four years
,only In ndwinco.
j There's no trouble nt nil in getting
i members, says Secretory Stanton.
j Hveryhody wants to Join nnd to bo
' come Identified with the movement
for n bigger and bettor city. As booh
' as the club Is well organized, It will
be In u position to take up matters of
public Interest. For the present Its
uctliltlfi bare been confined to gel
uf .,.?. v ,-iiy
11 LOCAL MEN
Whereas, The Territor'nl Central
Commit.ee of the Republican Party
ZJESS SShjarSt a Kr orL rruperiy
pointments for Hawaii should be!
made from the utizens of the Terri
tory of Hawaii; and
Whereas, Local pride appeals to
local appointees to make sacrifices
for public sence; therefore be it
Resolved, by the executive commit
tee of the Territorial Central Com
mittee of the Republican Party of :
Hawaii. That it is the. sense of this
committee that all appointments
local positions should be made from
citizens of the Territory of Hawaii";
and that a copy of this resolution be
sent to Governor Walter F. Frear,
Secretary E. A. Mott-Smith and to
all heads of department.
This utternnce of tho Ilepubllcnn
Territorial Kxccutlve Committee has
been Bent to the Governor nnd tho
bends of all the Territorial depart
ments. It is n suggestion that the
voters of the Territory bo taken care
of In publla office, or bo considered
first. There Is no objection to the
outsiders, but the committee can see
no renson why. ' those not voters
should be given n preference when
tho men nro nvnllnblo from our own
Threatened Disruption to Come
Before Committee This
I'iiIiIIp Interest ovor tho news that
thu Hawaiian band Is facing dlssnlii
Hon will probably forro some kind of
action from tho Hoard of Supervisors
to preserve tho famous musical or
gaiilzntlnn. Thcro does not seem to
bo a dissenting opinion on tho propo
sition that tho band should be kept
up, and Hint If tho members need
moro pay, tioy should get It.
Tho matter will bo brought up by
tho Hawaii Promotion Committee this
afternoon. Kvery member of tho
commltteo as well as Secretary Wood
believes that tho band Is a big and
Indlspcnsablo feature in Honolulu life,
and that It deserves moro considera
tion than It Is getting from tho Hoard
of Supervisors. One of tlio' Influen
tial members or the commltteo tins
morning pointed out Hint nn ordinary
policeman, regardless of his qualifi
cations, gets more pay than n musi
cian who has devoted ycurs to tho
study of his Instrument.
The Promotion Committee is ex
pected to make some kind of recom
mendation in tho matter this after
noon, Tho committee can only give
Its moral support, but Its action will
undoubtedly be taken as an expres
sion of the sentiment of progressive
Since the news wus published In
the 11 u 1 1 e 1 1 n that eight members
of the bund hnd quite because their
pay was innuequnto and they wore
offered mora by local theaters, fur
ther losses aro threatened. It Is said
that n new vaudeville bouse that is
soon to open up It desirous of get
ting au orchestra, and us the bnnd
men ulready feel thut they aro get
ting little return for long and faith
ful service, some of them may leave
to accept other employment.
CHOLERA BRe'aKS OUT
IN CITY OF FUNCHAL
( Ansocliitoil I'rris Cable.)
H'NCHAL, Madeira, Dee. 8. A
bad cholera epidemic has broken nut
here, and the authorities are work
Ing night and day to check It.
I grfol Rofllp n
LCSal uaulc u"
xp i t-)
The cntlro strip of Fort street land
Involvcd In the condemnation pro-
cccdlngs, ready to bo Instituted
L"c aialwl "" Attorney
W. HrerKous. Is held by but two es-
inies, I lie two ewiuies inal will
have to defend tho Federul vulua-
Hon of their property are the Aus-
tin and Cummins Interests, owners
of every foot of the land, I
The leaseholders for long terms of
years arc numerous, however, and
nre nearly as much Interested In the
outcome, of the proceedings as are
the fee-slmple-holders of the land
upon which business blocks have been
Tknl .. .1 a, am... I n n.l A....... ...Ill l.A
1 lllli. U IICIUI 1III1IVU VilUH "III "W
made iigtilntt the condemnation of
the Innd and buildings for tho sum
of $350,000. all tho money w)llfjlly n Jury at $3"i0,000 or less. III
Congress has mado nvnllnblo for the
purpose, is eviuouceiv uy no inci
that those whose Interests nro af-
footed have retained the firm of.
Thompson, demons & Wilder to
wago their Initio In the courts and
consider the methods of legal strnt-
egy that will bo used to prevent tlio
United Stntes from securing tho Fort
COMMISSIONER KEEFE OFF ,
TO INVESTIGATE LIFE ON
GREAT SUGAR PLANTATIONS
Coinmlssloncr-Gcneriil Kccfo, of
tho Hureau of Immigration, today be
gan a closo-to-tho-sall study of labor
conditions on tho great sugar planta
tions of Hawaii. Accompanied by
Mrs. Keefo nnd Raymond C. Drown,
of tho local immigration station, ho
left Honolulu for Wuiitlua and wilt
spend two or threo days, according
to presont plnns, on tho big planta
tions ulong the lino of tho Oalm rail
The Commissioner-General's caglo
eyo will bo focused on all Boris of
men nnd conditions of things during
this trip. Ho will Inquire carefully
Into tho conditions of Japanese Chin
ese, Filipinos, Portuguese, Porto me
ans, Kusslans and any other nation
alities that may bo employed nn tho
plantations. Ho will look Into tholr
modo of living, tho accommodations
afforded them by tho planters, their
U. S. S. BUFFALO
The transport lluffnlo, after start
lug nt daybreak this morning for Sun
Francisco, turned buck to port and
arrived this afternoon. After get
ting well on Its voyage, It Is report
ed that a stowaway was discovered
and this caused tho sudden return.
The vewel had mainland mall.
(8pcrl.il nutlet In Cnlil.)
WASHINGTON. I). C. Dec,
(liiinm Clark nnd Governor Harmon.'
both leading Democrats, today mado
speeches at the rivers and harbors
cungress now in session. Hoth speak-
rs strongly endorsed the movement.
I Ytocklj llullcllu 1 per jcnr.cruUon of a number of minor cues, i
, v.. ". .ifkakdn. MiJlilkkJkmMm filtflftfili
- f-J J. " "1
u wneis xvetainj
street property tor the sum of $350,-
The papers In tho condemnation!
cull will lie ready fur filing not IntorJ
than the middle of next week,
me valuation ui no i-on aireetj
property will then come beforo
Jury In the United States District!
Court for determination.
The holders of the leases will tako"!
ns active n part In the court procccd-
lugs ns will the two estates that own"!
the land. The leaseholders IncludoJ
K, O. Hall & Son. the Hawaiian,
Trust Co., Office Specialty Co.
Castle & Cooke, the latter firm hnv-
inp only recently finished their now
r. . n I n (.a In 1. a .. Ml ... I t. a 11a.a1t ' J
Hlllll.CIB III l)U V.M..MMII.O ..H'V"..
The light will bo waged to pro-1
vent the valuation of tho property'
successful, It will mean tho IndefU
nue postponement 01 tnu puui i
largo the Manuka slto to an ontlr
block. It being considered unlike!:
thnt Congress will npproprluto nn In-
creased amount for tho purpose,.,
should a jury find that the propertyV
was worth moro than tho $350,0001
now nvultahlo In tho Treasury.
treatment by managers, lunas, ns-1
slstnnt tunas nnd near-lunas, nnd
In general will make detailed study?
oi iiio on tno sugar plantation. js
II lu l- 1,'nnfn'u Inlnnllnti in limlruTSl
l . ..... i..uu ... ....... .w ...uu in
n thorough Investigation of labor
well ns Immigration in Hawaii., -I
finished his personally-conducted td
of "Llttlo IUisbIii" In quick order, af
ter hearing several complnlnts from
Immigrants who had grievances.
Men familiar with locnl lnbor con
ditions and who have been working .
to solvo tho many troublesome prob-'
cms Ilia', iiitwuii lias in uanuie, ei-j
pressed tho bnpo today that the tool-'
inlssloncr-Gcncrul will take Into nc-,
count not only the complaints of tils-'
Biitlsllcd Russians, many of whom nro
unfortunato or dissipated, but also tho,.,
statements of tho ratlsfled ones who
huvo found good employment nnd '
havo already begun to bo homo-build-ors
Action on the McQuaid-Driver
Case Is Postponed to
Contrary to expectations, tho Tor-",
rltorhil Grand Jury, which was In .
sessi'n this morning, did not reach
the consideration of the cuso of Mc
Quvld and Driver, who ure expected
to be Indicted for their participation
In tho Fort-street shooting affray.
The case will come before tlo con-
slderatlon of tho Jury next Monday,
and nt that time Indictments aro prac-
tlcally certain of being returned,
The time of the Grnnd Jury this
I morning wns occupied In the consul-"!
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