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Mnnuka .Innunry 20
ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 47J7.
KEEFE HITS AT IMMIGRATION
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE HELPS HAWAII
McQuaid and Driver Must
Answer For Fort Street
William McQunld nnd Volney C. manner In which McQunld was shot.
Driver, the two principals In llio noveral wltnows tnllng that I)rler
shooting affray at Fort ami lintel advanced to the iloor of Ilia llnltlniorc
sheets on tliu morning of November restaurant ami, after taking neither-
4lh wcio Inillclcil hy the Tcrrlloilnl ntu nlin nt the IlKiiro of McQuaid In
(Inmil Jury IIiIh morning on chnigoi I he far corner or the loom opened
of assault lo commit murder nml both fire anil Rhot McQunld through the
men will linvo lo stand trial In the hack. McQuaid was attempting to cb-
Circuit Court. cape, according to the state-
The Territorial Giand Jury was In monta before the Oiand Jury this
ppmlon nil morning anil heard the tea- morning, nml nan In no way In a po-
tlinouy of n number of witnesses who sltlon lo Inflict further harm to Ills
raw the shooting. It was founil that assailant, his pistol being empty,
there was little material discrepancy Indictments were also returned tills
In the statement made, all agreeing morning against n Japanese named
that McQunld ban opened fire upon Imainiira on a charge of burglary In
Driver while the latter was In tbo the first decree; A. Wlllamavu on a
act of boarding a Niinnnu car nt Ho-
tel nnd I'ort,
Testimony was also beard as to tbo
M'CROSSON BILL GRANTS
. FIFTY-YEAR RIGHTS WHEN
' PRESENT LEASES TERMINATE
Cable ndvlres from Washington the annls earth and stone necessary
were iccelvcd this morning giving Inlto the construction thereof, the said
outline the contents of the hill ln- reservoir sites, cnunlst and laterals
trodileed for Delegnte Kuhlo In WnBh- nnd waterways being now occupied
Inglnn Inst week, which grunts water) under mi outstanding leato from tho
rights on tbo military reservation to. former nuthorltles of said Territory
Joliu T. M Cronsoii and bis business
It provides for tho granting to Mc
Ciosson and his associates of water
rights of tbo reservation for n period
of fifty jenrtt upon tho termination
of the present lenses, with the right
to conntruct dams, reservoirs nnd
nals nnd with the right of present
entry upon the lauds, provided tho
grantee, MiCrosson, supplies the Unl-'
ted States Government with plpcsnnd
retervolrs where required, free of
cost to It.
With the publication of tbo news
thaiiJohn T. McCrosson Is behind a
hill Introduced In Congress to con
trol tho Wjiter rights on tho military
reservation n Oahu, tbo following,
ropy of the law under whhh the
Wahlnwa water company Ib now op -
orating Is of particular Interest. Tho
law Is ns follows:
(Public No, 21C)
(H. n. 219T.7.)
AN ACT RELATING TO A1VAIUS
IN TUB THllIUTOllIKS.
Ho It enacted by the Senate nml
Houso of Representatives of tho uni
ted Stutes of America In Coiigiess ns
l.cmbled, Sec. 36. That the Wnhlnwa Wa
ter Company (Limited), n corpora
tion organized under the laws of the
Teirltory of Hawaii for tbo purpose
of Irrigation, be, and Is hereby,
granted tho light of wny througu
tho lands of the United States to the.
extent of the ground occupied by tne
waters of tbo reservoirs and canals
of said company and their laterals,
nnd llfly feet on ench side of tho
mnrclnal limits thereof. In hiding
Hint portion of said company's Irrl- Smith, while Attomoy Mcllrldo had
gatlon works located within the llm-n collection of authorities to tbo gen.
Its of tho mllltnV reservation made Cral effect that the warrant as sign
by the order of the President July,cd by Governor Krenr Is fatally do
twenlletb, eighteen hundred nnd fectlvo In a number of important par-ninety-nine,
setting aside a portion tlculais.
nf Walanaa-uka, In the Island of j Mcllrldo claims thnt the. warrant
O.ihu, Territory of Hawaii, and ns does not specify that his client Is n
puiilisne.i in ine ".,, w...v. ...
the Wnr Department numuorcu ouo
hundred nnd forty-soveu, and dated
August lentil eighteen hundred and
nlnety-nlne. Mini Including ulso the
right to tiiku fioni tbn lands of thol
United States adjacent lo the Hue nf
charge of assault to commit mnnlor
nnd J. Kngatn on a chnrKO of assault
with n deadly weapon.
to said company and so recognized
fn said General Orders: Provided,
That the plans for the works hero
in proposed Bhntl be submitted to the
Secretary of War for approval, and
shall bo carried out in conformity to
such regulations In respect to main-
ca-.tenniuo nnd operation ns ho shall
prescribe: Provided also, Thnt the
servitude herein granted shall not
prevent the movement of troops over
the said right of wny. and when tho
movement of field nrtlllery and wag'
on trains Ib impeded or prevontcd
duo to tbo use of gulches for water
storage- hy said company, bridges
suitable for the passage of troops,
nrtlllory nnd wagon trnlns across
said' gulches, with suitable ap-
proa, lies thereto, shall he provided
by said company when required by
the Secretary of War, said bridges
and approaches to he constructed In
no ordunco with plans npproved by
Continued on Paw 4.
Tho sufficiency of the executive
warrant signed hy Governor l-'rear In
.connection with tho extradition pro
(ceilings In tho Jow Yuen Mow case
Wns tho target for,uttack In tho Clr
nlt Court IIiIb morning befoio Judgo
Tho wnirant was defended by At-
lorney-Gonernl Lindsay nnd Deputy
, .,., , .l? ... ...?
show, ny uiiiunui or iimicinieni. iniii
Jew Yuen Mow liua been charged
with a crime against thu luws of tho
state nf California.
Argument In Ihu iibh conllnui'd
PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY
Taft Names White, Democrat,
For Chief Of Supreme Court
an to Head Highest
(Asmx laird l'r?M Cable.)
WASHING! ON, D. C, Dec. 12.
President Taft today announced the
niiolntment of Justice lCdwurd Doug.
nts White to the chief Justiceship of
the supieme hen b, ns was forecast
by the Associated 1'resB yesterday.
White Is now associate Justice. Al
though a Democrat and a veteran of
the Confederate niiny, his career, the
President feels, Is Ulstlngulsnea
enough to entitle him to the honor.
Two appointments of assistant Jus
tices were announced, Willis Van
Deviinter of Wyoming and Joseph It.
I.nnuir of Georgia. Van Dervunter wag
rhlef Justice of the Wyoming, Su
preme Court during territorial gov
ernment days under President Harri
son, and later wnti nn assistant attor
ney-general of tho United Slates In
tho Interior Department.
Ijimar is a distinguished Southern
Jurist. He has been an associate Jus
ttco of the Georgia Supreme Court
The President also sent In (he fol
lowing appointments: Judges of the
Court of Commerce: Martin A. Knapp
of New York, Robert W. Archbald of
rennsylvnnln, William H. Hunt of
Montana, John K, Garland of South able one. Horn lu the parish of La
Dakota, Julian W. Mack of Illinois, fourche, Ui., Novejnbcr 3,.184fihe U
Interstate Commerce Commissioners: now sixty-five j ears ot ugc. Ho was
It. H. Meyer, Wisconsin; C. C. Me. educated nt Mount St. Mnry's, near
Chord, Kcntu:ky. Kmmltaburg. Md., nt tbo Jesuit Col-
Tho confirmations of Justice "White lege In New Orleans nnd nt George
nnd of Krederlrk Lolunnnn of St. town University During the Civil
Louis, ns solicitor-general, have been War ho 6oived In the Confederate
Pearl Harbor To
Be Insular Base
Secretary of Navy Recommends
It As Key To Defense
y Penrl Haibor will bo made tbo yards and uavnl stations nro nppar-
principal defense base of Undo Snm'j
possessions In the Pacific.
This Is the recommendation modi)
by Secretary of the Navy George Vo'i
L. Mever, In, his annual report, which
hns Just been made public. It means
the steadily increasing development
of Pearl Harbor, tho spending of bun
dled of thousands of dollars In tho
Islands, work for hundreds of men a,
the harbor and a now era of naval
development on tho Island of Ouliii.
Olongnpo, in tho Philippines, Is to
bo a Binall' repair station, nnd the
station nt Cuvlto Is to be disposed of,
Its tools being transported to Olon
gupo, Tho results of a curoful personal
Investigation by Secretary Georgo
Von L. Meyer of many of tho wwy
Attorneys for Fern Claim Sec
ond Attempt Is
The su'ciiiiil majoralty1 election con-
tiut iu.tl lli-ut u'nu iiMfnrH tint IVrrltO'
rial Supremo Court this morning. tho;Supienio Com t until 2 o'clock this
proceeding)! being occupied In a long'
thy argument lu connection with u
.., - Ashfor.1
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J'r cr- " ,llHm"il' ,1,u "ec""" l'eu
The allornoyn for Major Tern urged
(hut Ihn nrniii.1 contest petition as
lilinwii up n iiwnr." imi i.ihi-h,iiiiu
Xmas ads create Xmas
OF HAWAII; 7.I0NDAY, DECEMBER
Edward Douglass White's career
baB In many respects been a remark
ent In certain sweeping recommend.!
tlnus for the abolition of several of
these and thu development of others.
Se-rctnry Meyer recommends giv
ing up and disposing of the naval
stations nt New OrleaiiB, Pensacoln,
San Juan, Kort Hoynl, New London,
Sadtett's Ilaibor, Culebra utid Cnvlto,
He finds that the average yearly cost
of maintaining these stations for tbo
last five ears has been $l,G72,C7u,
while very little useful work Ins
been performed therein.
On tbo Pacific Coast Moyor finds
tho Hremcrton yard nt u disadvantage
through Its luck of railroad commu
nication nnd Its distance from any
largo supply of labor. ,
Hut Its further development Is re
(Continued on Page G)
practically tbo mnio mounds of con
test thnt wcio alleged In tho first pe
tition, disposed of lu tbo recent deci
sion of (ho Supremo Court. Thayer
also claimed Ilia tho certified copy
of the second jtctltloii served upon 0Ilcerg un(j ul)eH on )0rd the trans
Mayor Kern wns not nn nccurnlo copy ,)ort i,Bn The i:ighth Cnvulry
of tho orlglnnl, lu fact wns lecldedly))anj, 0Ile f tho best In tho service,
illflorcnt In u numbor of lmirtant ,viii iy during Intermissions, and
I.'lKiii theso grounds and u number
of others, Imohlug alleged violation
of Supreme. Couit procedure, Thayer
and Ashford asked for tho dismissal
of tho second contest.
A recess wns finally taken by the
U II. Kerr & Co , will b open every
evening iililll Chi IhIiiiiih. Hiintii China
wants that Xmas stocks can fill
12, 1910. 14 PAGES.
A conference of far reaching Im
portance and at which the Immlgra-'
ince and at which the Immlgra-'
from United States Commissioner of)
Immigration Keele was held this
morning at the Immigration Station.
At the conference Commltitoner
Keefe declared emphatically against
the policy of bringing Filipinos to the
country. He declared that they would
never make material for the Ameri
canization of Hawaii.
He declared that something must
be done to stop the exodus of Rut-
ilina f.An. kl auial! t ih milHliiirf'
vhere they are now admitted des
pite the fact they are practically paup.
ers because they have been admitted
Commissioner Keefe Insisted that
'his condition must be met with in
ome manner, intimating that Hawaii
was morally responsible as far as
preventing the mainland from being
Inflicted with large numbers of indig
(Hl'lnl lltillotln Cubic)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 12.
The subcommittee on privileges and
elections which hns been Investigat
ing the chnrges arising nut of the
election of Senator William J, Lari
mer of Illinois, today reported that
the charges of bribery nro unfounded.
I Asbrwiln (nil Prrd fulfil
VALDKZ, Alaska, Dee. Vi.k) of
the passengers and crew of tho Alas
kan steamship Oljmpla, whlMi went
on the rocks off Prince William
Sound, have been saved. The vessel
is probably a total Iokk.
HIT BY APOPLEXY
(HihcIiiI nil I In tin Oalile.)
WASHINGTON. D. C. Dec. 12.
Representative Cook of Pennsylvania
was today strl iken with apoplaxy.
His condition Is critical.
AT THE MOANA
The Moana Hotel will gho a dance
InnlL'ht for Its town friends and the
I ' -
thoftu uttcnUltiK tho danco will bo glv-
en an opportunity of healing some
, cry lino music,
Till: STANDAIID OIL COMPANY,
I Honolulu Agency, announces a fur
lber lediictlnn of lo per gallon In the
.price of Star Kerosene.
j Gasoline ulso bus been reduced Ic
per gallon iiud Distillate. Vio per gal-
Ion. Linseed Oil has been reduced He
fn , f1 1 1
(Hy Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, I). 0., De . 12.
President Tnft'H message to Congress
contains u number of reconunendn-
tlnus ,,r particular Intel rat lo the"
.. . .. .. n.. .... ....
Territory of Hawaii. The most Im-
pottnnt of these aie h!s hearty de'-
larutlou for a ship subsidy bill, his)
recommendations for work on Pearl1
Harbor and a plan for reorganization!
of eeiul subdivisions of the War
Department. Ho stiongly urges ulso
the development of the volunteer ml-l
Ills mi'S2agc referring to the points
above noted In part Is as follows:
Another inatiumentiility ludUpeu-
nublo lo I he unhampered and natural
development of American commerro
la mprrli.mt mil rlut All maritime
nnd commerc nl nations recognize the
importance o mis iiicior. tue greai-
vnf. conimcrtlal.iiutliui,,our comiiotl - J -
tors, Jealously foster their merchant
marine. Perhaps nowhere Is the need
for rapid and direct mall, passenger
and frcliOit comntuiilcitinii quite so
urgent ns between tho United StatcB
and Latin-America. We can socuro
in no other quarter of the world such
Immediate benefits In friendship nnd
commerce ns would How from tbo
establishment of direct lines of com
munication with tho countries of
Latin-America adequate to meet tho
requirements of a rapidly-Increasing1
appreciation of the reciprocal depen
den .r "f the countries of the western
hcmlii'.ere upon ench other's prod,
tuts, s)inpathtes and assistance.
I alluded to this most important
subject lu my last annual message;
It has often been before you and 1
need not recapitulate the reasons for
Its recommendation. Unless prompt
action bo tnken the completion of the
Panama Canal will find tblB tho only
great commercial nation unable to
avail Itself In International maritime
business of this great contribution
to tho means of tbo world's commer
Quito nsldo from tbo commercial as
poet, unless wo create a merchant
marine where can wo find the senfar-
Ing population necessary as a nat-
mat reserve and where could wo
nnd. In caso'of-war, the transports
and subsidiary vessels without which
u naval fleet Is arms without a body?
Kor many reasons 1 ran not too
strongly urgo upon tho Congrcui tho
People who know good stock uml
those who want to know good stock
when they sco It should be on hand
at tho exhibition of Parker ranch
stock that has Just been Imported, and
will be taken up to the ranch by an
The exhibition will bo held In tho
Hlshop Park, opposite tbo Young Ho
tel, tomorrow afternoon, from J'.su to
G o'cloik, The animals that will bo
shown are Horcfords selected from
tho most famous herds of tbo United
Htates, coming from Kentucky, Mis
souri, Indiana, llllnuis, and Kansas.
They are all selected stock nnd many
of them are prize winners In last
eiirH' Htuto fnlra, Tbo animals rep
resent tho highest typo of boef cattle
Hint are produced. The Importation
represents the efforts of tho Parker
ranch lo build up tho standard ot beef
cattle lu tho Islands, nnd the cattle
urn of such exceptionally high stand
ard that the public Is In bo given a
special opportunity to look them over.
BULLETIN ADS PAY-M
WILL BE SHOWN
Merchants who talk about honest
Roods in an honest, interesting way,
in the advertising columns of the
BULLETIN, seldom have slack times.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
passage of a measure by mail sub-
tidy or other subvention ndciiuatu t4
gu ran tee the establishment niulJ
i lipid development of nn American'
merchant marine, the restoration' of '
the American flag to its ancient placo
upon the tea,
,, j0 jearf Harbor.
I have directed that the estimates.
for appropriation for the Improve-.)
ment of coast defenses In the United .,
States should lie reduced to a mlnl-'-i
mum, while those for the completion
of thu needed foit Ideations at Cor-
regidor, lu the Philippine Islands,
and ut Penrl Harbor, lu tbo Hawai
ian Islands, should be expedited an
urn b as pOHslble. The proposition
to ninka Olongnpo and Sublg Hay tbo '
naval base for thu Pacific was given
UP, and It Is to be treated merely as
a supply station, while tho fortmca-
tioiis in he Philippines nro to bo
largely confined to Corregldor Island!
nnd tho adjacent Islands which com-
mnnd entrance to Mnnlln Hay and'
which are being rendered Impregna
ble from land and sen attack. Tho
Pacific naval bare has been trans
ferred to Pearl Harbor, In the Ha
waiian In!ni)ds. This necessitate tho
heavy fortification of the harbor and
the establishment of an important
military station near Honolulu. I
urge that nil tho estimates made by'
tho War Department for these pur- "
poses lie npproved by Congressional
The general plan for nn army ot
the I'nlled States nt peace should bo
that of a skeleton organization with
nu excesH of trained officers and thus
capable of rapid enlargement by en.
HstmentB, lo be supplemented In '
cmcigcn'-y by the national militia
nnd a volunteer force. In some mens-
lire this plan has been ndopte'd In tho
very lurgo proportion of cavalry and ,
field artillery as compared with In
fantry In tho present army and on a
pea-o basis. An Infantry force carl
bo trained In six months; n cavalry
, or n light artillery force not under
ntio and one-half or two years; henco
the Importance of having ready 'a
larger number of tho more skilled
The mllltla Bystein, for which Con.
gress by the constitution Is author
Izcd to provide, was developed by tho
so-called Dick law, under which the
(Continued on Pace 7.)
"My visit lo Honolulu hns nothing:
wluilsoover to do with conducting nu
Investigation ot affairs pertaining to
tho management of tho local' cus
toms," declared William II. Hamilton,
Special Deputy Collector of Cusloum
of tho Kirt of San Kranclncn who nrj
rived this morning hb n prasenguV by
the Pacific Mall liner China
"I am down here with my family
solely for pleasure, nnd may remain
in tho islands for a couple, of weeks."
Mr. nnd Mrs. Hamilton nnd their
son, Allen, also Miss Enid Gregg, a
prominent society bollo of the Golden
Gale, will bo tho guest of Major S. J.
Dunning at Tort Shnftcr.
Tho Hamilton party worn mot by a
delegation of Honolulu friends, when
thu China drew In nt the Hackfeld
Mr Hamilton was reminded nf tho
stnteiuenlB niudo by the Ran Francis
co press lo tbo effect that ho im
making n trip lo Hawaii lo iuvosll
gnlu tho affairs connected with tho
reglmo of Collector Stackablo ut Ibla