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Honolulu!! August G
For Ban Franclscol
Zoatmnlla August 18
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ESTABLISHED 1882. No. 4995.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Zcno K. Myers Announces
Formation of Fire Under
Aiiniiunoeiiirlit ""in tliailo today nf
tho launching '( the Hi" Insurance com-
I y thnt .mo K. Myers, tlm veteran
Insurance Mini, has been ftrKuitlxliit:
ninuig local faplliilbits. Tint list if
ilockholdirs aiiiio'incod hy .Mr. Myers
Ihls morning l a remarkably strong
one. riMiri'xt'iitliiK u wide diversity of
Successful llllHll'eMM Illtl'ri'HlH, lIUll III
eluded urn II number of tho must prom-
limit capitalists of Hi" Territory.
Tin- riiiniaiiy I, to ho named "The
Ileum Insurance t'Miiiiiny of 1 1 u wall,"
mill la in crintl.i il with a capital stock
or nun bundled -hiiiisiniil dollars, of
which II It Mated that SSU.uuu, or tint
fi per I'i'iit required hy law, haH nl-
ii aily lii'tn paid in. Shares are IliMJ
' Formal orgnnlxutlnii Is tn bo effected
lit a mooting of tho stockholders cnlli'il
Inr next Saturday nt'Urnoon lit :! o'clock
In. Ih' looms of.thu Merchants' Assn
(iatlmw Young building.
.Mr. Myers till morning Muted that
iilsus for nrirnulntloii are falily well
iiintuioil, Iml lfllniil tn imiku any
statement iim tti pmbnble oljloors. It may
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Ill (,1111111, l,f,V,','l , lioill tlllll tlinuM,,
hMiluoss iiii'll Interested In the eoni-
luiny, that (Veil llruwn uf tlm First
.National ll.mk haH been urged tn accept
lin- iiiiilllnli of president anil It Ih un
derstood that ho will accept. JISx. Mo
I'undlos.s Is iilxn Willi to ho olio of tlm
probable olllcers. Mr. Myers hlniKolf
will prohahly Imlil th reins of active
Mat lent of nllleos, ollli'o force, etc.,
Iiiivo not been Killlotl. Tin; company
docs not expect to start out with n
llourMi, hut Willi n cnnsoYvutlvo inaii-
(Contlnued on Page 4)
(Associated Press Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 3.
President Taft will give a dinner at the
White House tonight in honor of Vice-
Admiral Togo, of the Japanese navy,
who is un his way home from tho cor
onation. An evening reception will
mm vIce- . rj
Home Rulers To
Boom Kuhio Now
Result Of Conference Leads
To Plans For Public
llonio Itulor leaders arc organizing
a Wkoi ling rampalRii ror l)eiiRi Ml
Mil an tho ne' Kovernnr. Kollowliu;
ii mcetlni; hclween an emissary of tho
Homo Ititlo party anil the ileleKale,
tlm inrty Ih prepirlnt; In lirlni; tin)
mallei- to a puhlle Usee, ami will hold
a maim tneelltn; at Aala pirk williln
tho noxt few ilaya.
The execu'lvo rommlltco of llio
party will nieot tonlaht In Notloy hall
(n plan Its canipalcu to ko) Kuhlo'x
name not only heforo tlm people of
Hawaii an their rholco for Kuvuintir
hut heforo l'reHldeiit Tall .ax welt.
The maun nieollni; may ho hold next
Saturday .nlRht but prohahly not be
toro tho following week.
The story of the meotliiR between
the ielei;ato .mil the Hpohetmiau of
the Homo Ittilora Ih an InlureHtlnK
cue. It happoned last
NAVAL STATION ENGINEERS
In preparation for rush work atl'earl
Harbor naval Million, the tJ S. en
RiiiierM mo aKxonibllm; at the harbor
inormuim iiu.intltlcH of malerlal, lu
talllni; thno mid 'labor-HivIni! itevlceu
and orKiiiilxliiK the prelhnlnarlos for
the hii.ilcxt coiiKlructloii uciikoii thoKta
tlnll Iiiih ever had.
The IiIr loncnlo ilant recently con
Hlructod In turn out luateilul for tho
Hour of tho ilryilock Is coniplctoil and
Ih oviioctoil to bu a lecoril-liieaker on
IIiIh kind of work.
ThousanilH of Hacks of l'ortlaud co
uiont have been piled away, IlllluK to
the limit the blK Hlorehousoh.
As Mioii an tho pllcdrlvers have tho
piles driven 111 tlm laiiil'euil of thudock,
the coucreto will be poured, formlui; an
It-foot Hour. Thin Door will bu laid
under wiiter by moans of a troiulo unit
will be allowed to lot and harden tlior
oimbly before the water Is pumped
from tho cribs. TIiIh first section of
Hour when set will prevent the swell-
Iiik up of the harbor bottom. After
the water has been nuuipcil out, about
nine feet more of coucreto will bo laid
on top of thu other,
Three plh drivers will operate short-
ly, sluklut; In the uelKhborliood of ICO
Idles ilurlinr two Hhlfts. These drivers
are constructed for thu emergency of
drlliax tho poles under water, Thu
Kin blockH and hammer are controlled
What falo has befallen tho Nor
wegian fielshter Tllanla now suppos
ed to bo no Rreat distance from tho
"lias thn steamship Tltaula arriv
ed in illt-tress," Is a tnossaKo llr.it was
lecelved hy Manager Ulllimer of the
local branch of llio MeicliauU' Kx
change, t lilts morning, Tho cable camu
1 1 oin San Francisco mid was of about
llio sumo Impoit as that received by
A. llerg, of lllshop and Company who
rcpresentfi tho l.hiyil lutfroht at tho
port of Honolulu.
Thu Tltaulii Is a vessel or 27M) tons
end Is understood to have tiallod from
Paget Sound ports on July IRIh. Tho
vessel nnd her carg'J wero ilestlneil
for Australian ports Including Mel
bourne. Tho conclusion arrived at follow
ing thu receipt of tho alarming mes-
entrain, according In report. Tho
lloniu Hitler offered tho mtpport el
Mil paity If Kiililn would lieeotne mi
avnweil ninillilato fnr'Kovcrnor.
The 1'iltiru la unlit tt luivo replleil:
"It'w up In you," itinl hoyoiul thin
brief ttlleraiieo tn hnve rcfuiti-il In
eoliitnll hlniH'If. Kiililn lilumelf when
iiukiil ahout tlm iiii-ctlut; ftriuly ilc
cllneil to tell wh.it happened.
At tiny ru'p, tho llumo ltlilera mo
FiiPottraKtil hy u real or fancied ux
piesrloii of tiitxent frotn tho iK-loR-itis
The olijeet of the linns nteetltiK In to
net it pulillf! oxpresr.lon upon a peti
tion that him heeli prepared, direct
ed to the president, mid UHklni; for
tho appointment of Kulilu tn Huccueil
Krear. Tho iiotltlmi Ih to he read t
the audience, Hpeeclies inadp fuvorltiK
Kulilo, mid then a vote o rother lit
aft-lilex to inipular HQiitliiietit to ho taken.
FOR RUSH WORK
Independently Of one another, so that
the former may bo lowered lit will to
any depth hi tho water, allouliik' thu
followhiK pile n line slldeway at liny
depth. A record Is taken nnd llled of
every pile driven. Tho dimensions,
tlnm taken to drive, number uf Hiatus
on last font; In fact, every movement
of the pile, from the time It Is taken
fin m tho raft until It Is dually sunk,
Is recorded. Hy means of n siiiared
orf map, the exact location of every
pllii can be determined, nnd then, by
hiokliii; up Its iiinuher In tho record
Hie. Its description can bu Klven.
Tho drydock constructors have 2J00
piles that recently arrived, and will
have about three carcoes niorii shipped
A now work endue for hniillni; ma
terial uf any description about tlm new;
naval yard has been sot up and will
remain In the shed until Itrls needed.
Knur bis derricks, placed on carri
ages and tracks, imikliu; them easily
moved, nro all busily workluK. swim;
lui; piles, crib tlmhcrlni;, etc.. Into
place. These derricks have a reach of
M feet In any direction.
Tho niiichliio nnd wood shops hum
with work. Those are only temporary
shopn and will ho torn down upon the
completion of the seven Industrial
biilhllUKs which are to bo constructed
sagos from llio coast Is that tho'TI
tuula, Is provided with wlrclets ap
paratus and that during her vnyngo
frum tho Hound to tho AntlM)dcs ho
has met with trouble, a report of
which hfiH been Hashed tn n, coaHt
Inquiry niado this morning at tho
local wireless olllco failed tn reveal
further details of any iillfMftilty
even disaster vvhlch might have bo
foil the Norwegian freighter.
Manuger I'lUngcr dispatched a cable.
to tho Han Francisco headquarters of
thirMPrriiiinlir Hxchango brlelly Htat-
lug that mi such vessel had yet put
In hero In distress.
Much Lumber Believed Lost.
The Tllanla In leaving Kvorotl,
Washlnlgon, Is believed to have tal
011 un n largo shipment of lumber,
(Continued on Page 2)
(Aasnelalist Press CaM
WASHINGTON, D. C, AUG. 3
ENGLAND AND THE UNITED
STATES AND FRANCE WERE SIGN
ED TODAY. t
BACK TO STAFF;
(AHinrl.itoil Pri'os ".iMp )
WASHINGTON, D. C. Aug. 3 Cen-i
eral Trederick Smith baa Leen ordered
to San Antonio to aasuini command of
the maneuver division of the U. S. army
now on tho Mexican border,. Major-1
General W, H. Carter resume! his
dutlso aj assistant chief of staff.
GERMAN AND BRITISH
(AHtiocl.ltoit lr,'i-i i',ililo,
PORT AU PRINCE. Hnyli. Aun. 3
President Simon and his family and a I
few -followers have sojc,coled in rnak- I
in, their, escape from in fallen capital f
on the American cchoqner Rival. 'The
label leader-) are appro.ii.hlng tho cap
ital. A hastily-formed committee on cafe
ty is preserving order. German and
British marines Lave been landed to
guard the interests of their respective
433 FOR CONGRESS
(Assiicl.-itoil I'iiks C.itile.)
nAOIllllU I WIS, U Vrf., HV1. .. I no
Senate today passed the amended re
apportionment bijl, fixing the number
of members in Congress. There will bo
433 members, exclusive of Arizona and
isihs'IiiI llu I lot In Cabb.)
PARIS, France, Aug. 3. It ia semi
officially stated here that the German
demands in the Morocco controversy
Hneolul llu I lot I n I'uhK)
SAN BERNARDINO, Cat, Aug. 3.
Forest fires are extending rapidly in
"' section ana mucn oiarm .....
rrl.n lf.,,....ll..,i Hi. ml u- 11 olMV nt ino
Seaslile Hotel tonight f I oiu 7:110 In I.
Tim Federal grand Jury continued Its
fittings this morning and then ad-
Journod until Saturday morning nt 10
o'clock. More witnesses were called In
connection with the opium probing, and
.. K. Myers, one of tlm nine Jurorn
who were called this week, Was sworn
In to take his place ,
Tho T K. K. liner Clilyo Marti, ar-
the Coast, Auiust
will bo allowed to remain nil night,
eii that President David Starr Jordan,
of Stanford University may; make an
evening address at the Opc.ru House,
OUT; LACKS TIME
E. A. MOTT-SMITH, WHO RESIGNS AS PRESIDENT OF THE
BOARD OF HEALTH.
"I accepted the presidency of the of the next two years. I have handled
Board of Health In 1009, with the und
erstanding that I should hold It till
the Legislature of 1911 came'ln ses
sion," said Mr. Mott-Smith this fore-
"I thought I was finished when the
Legislature of 1911 completed its work
and I tried to get out then, but the
Legislature said 'No.' The question
camo up of shaping th work under
the new appropriations and starting out
for tho health campaign, so to speak,
Feeling that ho has not KiinUlcnl
time to give to the work on hand ami
tho new man should start In from the
tcglnnlng of the present eia of .de
velopment I'lcstdcut K. A. Mott
Smllh of tho lioinl uf health humlcd
HERO OF CHINA-JAPAN WAR TRIES
SUICIDE; THEN CHANGES MIND!
Takahashl Yoshlzn, a Japanese vet-
ran of llio i lilna-Japan war, who won
a medal from Ills guveruiueni for nriiv-
ny, ntleinptcd "to commit suicide this
i . .
throat with a pockelknlfo. Ho did not
succeed 111 cutting deep enough at the
Itrst attempt, and beforo trying to llu-
s the Job he changed his mind and
decided that It was best for 111 ill In live.'
Takahashl, who, It Is said, came up
from Wnlpahu a fw days ago, gut up
early this morning about .1:3l o'clock!
-and wandered up towaid, Kukiilj
slnct. (in arriving at an empty lot,
near the Jlome Itulo printing olllee, I
ho sal iloun'on a stone and, tiiMn,'
out Ids pockit knife, slashed Ids throat,
making threw deep cuts. Thu blood
Mowed freely, ami bo aluiosi nisi con-
scloiisness. He lay for some time on-
til a police olllcor found him this morn-
lug and conveyed him to thu Queen's
Tim physicians stated that
still nnconselous at aboul 11
His coiidlthm Is not considered serious
by the hospital authorities, bow-over.
I Tim news of his nltemliled suicide'
. . .....
reached the Jupinesu coiumunlly early
this morning, and they begun to liu
this work and got tliinns started, and
feel that my work In the department of j '""'nuiid Head lo Illaek Point, make u
health has been .completed. Everything M"1'" '""' '"l1 Imc!' "!'''" ' " stalling
is in shape for another to step in, and l'',u'o
it Is botter lo do It now than later in " highly piohahlo the target will
tho biennial period. I simply want to ,"'' wcil '" "ll!,lt "rk 'i1"". '' "
play tho game square. Thero is alsoj""' iy" "f " n"' Pn" ""'k "l"1 ""
work coming on in connection with the ,'i,, " "" "Hl '" "' 'rk as In llm
Socrelary s office that will command
more of my attention. So tho other day
I sent my resignation lo tho Governor,
to take o fleet on August 15 or until my
successor Was appointed."
In his rcMgiintlnu to f!nurnur Frear
this morning. The resignation takes
effect on August IS or at such other
Hutu UK his successor hliall be ap
pointed, (Continued on Page 4
,vestlgale to nioirtitln tho cause of his
action Aicnruinz w some or nis conn-
iryimu, ii is nonoveo inai raiiaiiusui
has had trouble with a Jupanebo wo-
roipe lime nun. Ah Takahashl could
not speak till, morning, m Information
ilainoii from linn at tbo lios-
I o al olllco, l
I Temperatures u
77: la a. m. Sj;
lUreim lor, S u.
humidity, s a
(1.171) grains per cubic
footi ulutlvn huinldlly, Ii a. in
point, S a. 111., G3.
l. 111.. velocity 9, direction
, velocity 8. direction NIL;
NR: X a. I
Id a. in, velocity
12, direction Nil;
,110011, velocity , direction NI
Italnfall during St bourn ended 8 u.
in., truce. 'J'otnl wind movement dur-
lug SI hours ended kt noon, Sit miles.
IG GUNS START
Steamer Chartered to Tow
Floating Target For Fort
The biittirlei. and heavy mms of Fort
Huger will start pructlso, tracking a
limiting tuned, noxt Tuesday moriiliij
at X o'eloek, and will continue each diy
except Saturday end Sunday, from A
a m until Id a- in.
This Is tile first time the guns at
Fort linger have over been III uctnal
use slncu being lntallc,il. The loutlmi
of praetlso laid out for them will not '
ml) test the illleP-ncy of the guns, but
also that of the gunners, raugo-llud-
i rs and men In i barge
A Hunting target Is to bu the objec
tive point, ami Will b towed by tlm
Ho.nntr I. lilies Makee. Fort linger hud
to get a i-pielal permit from the IT M.
olllcl.ils, iillowhie them tin- prlvllegu of
charUrin-r the loit fur oiu uionlli. Th
James Makee has nltvuyH been hired hy
the H. S. nnny ,e,n;:lneeis to haul what
ruck, iiMlerl.il, .cli!., were needed at
1 1 ii- Ii workliuslu the various harbors.
Th llri-t part' of llio practise will
tonlulii no llrluif, as tbo big giiuil will
Kliuply loeiitiiiiiid tmoli Hut tariict until
the men have tbo uiiWilpiiuilIng of the.
uiisjli.i'iilon will In haiiO. If llin'tr.ielc
lug proves siiccessfub shell mid powder
practise will take place during the lat
ter part of the month.
Much money Is . xpeiided In pructlso
when actual tiring Is going on, nod for
this reason the trucking- and sighting
must bo Will handled before tho nliool
Tho lloatlm; target will be lowed
quietly from Fort Armstrong and pro-
IF' ' "nlllil!y annual tlm shore and
i ' "
TO CHANGE HEA
Jared (1. Kinlth, president of thu
Kona Tobacco Company, will not re
lain that position A meeting of tho
sinkholdor. Is called for next Wed
nesday alteinnoii at 3 o'clock, and Mr.
Smith Is nut slated for ri-olectlou.
V. It. (.'iistli., now vlce-prcnliU'itt, ni-iy
' named to head thu tobacco omn
ia ny. but this Is mil delllllte. Mr.
astlo himself Is not anxious lo assume
the rcrpooxihllltlci. In view of tbo pros
i,u re of his other business affairs now.
It Is an open secret that Smith and J.
i.. I'.iuieis, ine expert iiniugm iruui
aiuornia ny uio compaiiy, nave oeeii
somewhat at varl.iuco-ii their Ideas on
.. . .. '-
Smith retired as active malinger some
months ago. He stilt holds a small
block of stock, however.
The mooting Is an ntintiill one, A
proposal will ho niado that tho shines
of slock bo reduced from 1100 to ISO
each, the demand seeming to bo for
Miialhr shares. Changes in the constl-
tiillon ami ny-lawH win be taken up,
"" one possibly providing an earlier dale
1 YVcathtr Ilurrau, for the annual meeting. The meeting
today was postponed until Wednesday,
u m, 7tf 8 a. in., as mailers In connection with the
noun, Ml; mnrnliig agency of Hie company were lo be ar
ranged. The directors mid II. Hack
m., 29.91; absolute fold ,i Co. have been negotiating all
agreement by- which tho company Is
ndvunced ISO.OOO by If. Hiickfehl
-., and In return lluckftlds become
the solo agent for ten years.
SAN FltANCISCO, fa I , Aug S-
llectBt SS analysis, 13s. yd ; parity.
1.93c. Previous quotation, 13s. lul-ld.