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From tan Franelsool
I.urllnc . . . August 22
Far San Francltcol
Hkrni August 21
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Mnkiirn Hcptcinlicr 1;
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ESTABLISHED 1882. No. 5008.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, AUGUSTg8, 1911. 10 PAGES.
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PRICE 5 CENTS.
DR. PRATT FOR CHIEF.
WAIANAE BAY, '
High Army and Navy Men
Make Quiet Cruise to Point
in Station Tug.
MAY BE PREPARING
FOR FLEET MANEUVERS
Military Investigation of Pos
sibilities -for Landing Forces
in Vyar-time is Made.
Surrounding their operations with
r.Misldiruhlo secrecy, the highest army
mid inn y ofllccrs stationed hero have
Incii making mi Investigation of Will
unnu bay for mllltiiry purposes. TIiIh
Kpot, crcdltid uiiioug tuitlclnns with
being the point whera un opposing force
seeking to possess Unhu might llrst
ttrlke, has undergone the ckiscst per
sonal siriitlny from lirlKniller-Oencr.il
.Macomb, commanding the District of
Hawaii, Itcur-Aduilrul Cowlcs undoth
Whether tho move vvns made in prep
aration for tho cumins maneuvers of
tho 1'acltlc cruiser licet, or whether In
the lourso of preparation for sterner
duties, can not b ascertained.
On Wednesday last Hoar-Admiral
Cowlos, Major C. Novllle, Cominnndcr
llnjcs of the Princeton. Lieutenant I.eo
Salmi, Hrlgndlcr-Gcnernl Macomb, Cup
tain U. C. Carter uml Lieutenant An
drew a went iinletly aboard tho U. H.
tug Navajo and hulled for Walunae buy.
(Continued on Page 4.)
POI CASES ARE
It was riimmcd tills morning thai
more of tho Chlnoso whoso shops
vvcio cloKCil down by tlio authorities
during tho cholera scare aro to bring
unit against tho city and enmity.
It Is Attorney Douthttt this tlmu
who Is to liundlo the cases for them.
Attorney I.orrln Andrews handling
the first bunch that camo along. The
amounts to ho claimed by tho new
hatch amount to somowhero about
Tho question at Issue will bo to
thow whether or not no' shops wore
ti menace to tho community.
ESTATE TURNED DOWN
FAIR OFFER, SAYS FREAR
Tho proposal made by tho Kaplo
lani Kstate to take tho placo of tho
off or made by the residents of Punch
bowl Is not u practicable one, ac
cording to what Governor Frcnrhad
to say on the question this morning.
"Tho committee. uBkcd tho estate
for their deeds If they paid up in full
to tho end of tho term, Including
taxes," ho said, "but tho cstato turn
ed It down. It seems to mo lo bo h
fair and proper method of accomplish
ing tho desired end. It could not work
nny hardship on tho estato for they
would got their money and not have
to wait for It
"Tho counter scheme proposed by
Dm estato would bo Impracticable
owing to certain legal phases and
would also bo a handicap to 'tho pco
plo and especially those, who bavo pre
ference rights am) 'to tho others as
woil. We are working away nt our
end of tho schemo as fast as we
Dr. W. It. C. hatson of Now York
died a suicide, and Miss Alto Mark
hunka, it follower of his occult teach
ings, had nothing to do with his death,
according to tho vordlct of a Loronor's
Tho plaguo is abating In tho Intorlnr
districts of China, but Increasing In
thu vicinity of Amony.
The Three Platoon System, long de
sired by the New York police, went
into effect recently.
IN VOTE FOR PRATT
u "i tninK very nigniy of or. Pratt n
tt and do not know that, we could1 tt
it do any better than to appoint tt
tt him." Governor Frear. tt
Dr. J. S. II. Pratt, health officer,1
was given tho unanimous Indorsement
of the board of health this morning
as president of tho board to succcod
B. A. Mott-Smllh.
Tho meeting was hold nt ten o'clock
in executive session and two hours
later Governor Kicnr made state
ments to tho picas that may be takou
as tho strongest of Intimations that!
Dr. Pratt will rccclvo the appoint-
Meanwhile tho Ilepuhllr-iti territo
rial central commltteo hag not re
ceded from tho position It, has taken
In trying to secure tho consent of
Dr. W. C. Hohdy to bocomo n recep
tive candidate for tho position. Dr.
Hohdy has twlco refused, hut tndny
Chairmnn Cooper of tho Republican
commltteo said that the wishes of
tho commltteo had been rcitoralod.
Dr. Hohdy himself Ig one of the
men who11 have Indorsed Dr. Pratt.
He is a member of tho board of
MEDICOS INDORSED AFTER CANVASS
According to reliable authority uj
canvass waif mado of tho medical men
of the city, members of tho Medical
Association, provlous to tho question
of Dr. Pratt's appointment as Presi
dent of tho Hoard of Health being
brought before tho regular meeting
of tho association. I
Tho statement tins been mado that
only six members woro present nt tho'
meeting at which Dr. Pratt was un
animously endorsed. Whllo this maj
ho truo a thorough canvass of tlio
piofcsslpn had been made,
It Is understood that medical men
generally tiro Insistent on tho neces
sity for having ia trained sanitarian
at tho hend of tho Board or Health
nt this tlmovwhcn so many seriously
problems relating to keeping tho port
CONTRACTORS DENY PATTERSON
WAS ASKED TO PULL HIS BIDS
Charges mado by W. H. Patterson, camo back with tho charges that a
of Wulluku. that n Honolulu contrac- Honolulu man hod tried to Indiico
, , ... ...... ... him to withdraw his bids, and tho nn
tor had offered him 12,000 to with- BWCr ,Q tmt u tmt ,,, ,alk , lg1
draw his bids on Maul road and foolish,
hrldgowork, uro denied flatly by tlio! .
Ihrco Honolulu contractors who nt-
lnnrln.1 Hin mwinlnfr rt ll.n l.t.lu .....l'
wore blddcts ut Watluku u fow days
"B0, County Iinslnccr Hugh Howell of
J. I Young, of tho Ird-Young aIltup um HCcrctiiry of the loan fund
engineering company, John Diiggan lomm,don there, placed his reslgnn
and I.. M. Whitehouse, tho only con-',on , tll0 ,,,, of ,10 Governor this
tractors who could bo concernod in'mornlng.
Puttorson'g charges, deny absolutely Mr Howell's ejts urn giving wny. It
than thoy ovor offered Pattorson any Ht..i0(i lin,i i,0 mints" tovant Into
monoy to withdraw his bids or not
io 11111, una inin uuii. 11 woiiki nuvu ,, nirni t0 enter thb tontractlng bus
boon thy height of foolishness taliuVlneill OI, Ml, ,f regurded as n
Although Pattersou's charges aro
serious nnd concern not only tho loan
fund commission of Maul but tho do-
rnrtment or public works as well, ap
parently there will bo no sifting of
the matter. Tho statements on both
sides nto such ns, It Is bellovcd, wat
rant un Investigation but there has
been no talk of ono ho far. Tho local
rontrnctois, when they got back from
Maul, Immediately complained that!
I hero was something qucor about the,
letting of the contract, Intimating
that Patterson had ben favored
Hugh Howell, tho englneor of the
Maul commission, said such statu-
ments wore foojlblt. Then Patterson
health. Tho other members who In
dorse him are James F. Morgan, Dr.
Itnldwln, Krcd C. Smith and D. Ka
Innnkulnnl, Jr., Governor Prear and
Secretary Mott-Smlth wcro lioth pro
sent nt the meeting this morning.
Tho charges being mndo by tlio op
position that Dr. Pratt is not a good
executive wcro met by tho members
of tho board and the Governor 'this
morning by the stntcment that nt the
Itrnsont tttiin what wno nonrlp.l In tlio
hoard flrn.irtmrnt la tint n 1inRlnnn'
man primarily hut a sanitarian and
they class Dr. Pratt as. tho best man
at this kind of work in tlio islands. I
.Speaking of what was dono nt tlio
mooting tho Governor said: "Dr.
Pratt has been a modest man nntl has
not made much nolso nJiottt his work
so that probably a largo portion of
(he community docs not know what
has been done by him In connection
with the work carried out by tho
hoard of health.
"lie Is undoubtedly tho li?nt sanl
tatlnn In tho Territory. He has stud
ied tho work for years and hng dur
ing tlio rourso of his studies traveled
through other countries. Ho works
(Continued on Pago 4.)
open aro constantly beforo tho com,;
Ono of the political workers hag
mndo'lho assertion that ho knows of
ono medical man who docs not ap
prove of Dr. Pratt for tho Hoard of
Health presidency. Who It Ig ho
would not say.
Dr. Hohdy, secretary of tho associa
tion, today furnished tho Dili I o tin,
upon request villi a copy of tho re
solution passed by tho Medical Asso
ciation, it is ns fellows;
"Moved, second and unanimously
ratrlcd that it Is tho senso of this
meeting tho members of tho Hawaii
an Territorial Medical Society that
Dr. J. 8. It. Pratt bo chosen as pre
sident of the board of health to nil
the vacancy crested by tho resign i
tlon of Mr.' 1. A. Mott-Smlth.
HOWELL RESIGNS ON
ACCOUNT OF EYES
H,nno outdoor work. It is rumored that
very capnblo engineer.
' 0N VACATION
Assistant llnltod States Attorney
W, T. Itavvllng Is to leave on vacation
cither on Wednesday next or on Sop-
Ho will go to Rochester Mitinosota
where ho will undergo ait operation,
During tho last mouth or so ho has
been fur from woll ond tho doctors
would not allow him to go across for
fear that ho' should have a turn In
f Associated Press Oblo.)
LONDON, Eng, Aug. 18. The great
railway and industrial strike is on and
Is already a partial success. The strike
leaders claim that 200,000 unionists aro
The military Is holding the stations
and protecting the railway properties.
Fifty thousand troops have poured into
London. The troops have been directed
to fire to kill after the not act has been
Rioting is reported In Birmingham,
Manchester and elsewhere. The gov
ernment ie continuing its efforts to set
tle the difficulties.
t Associated I'rrart OiTte V
,, WASHINGTON) D. C AUG) '18.-
REVI8ED, FIGURES ON THE 1910
CENSUS FOR THE HAWAIIAN IS
LANDS WERE QIVEN OUT TODAY,
TOTAL POPULATION, 192,109.
NATIVE BORN, ALL NATIONAL!
FOREIGN BORN, 93,752.
. JAPANE8E, 79,789.
JAPANESE INCREASE IN DEC
CHINESE DECREASE IN DECADE,
Statistics showing n remarkable state
of affairs In Japanese. Immigration
have bien prepared by Dr. Victor H,
('I irk, llu is Just (ouiplfttlng a tithlo
which shows Hint no Imreaso In, tho
Japanese male population of Hawaii
over tncnty-ono iars of ugo hits been
made for tile past ten years.
A ftw ''uys ago Dr. Clark prepared
rmna interesting II if 11 res on population,
showing tho rapid rate nt which Jap
anese male and female population Is be
coming ciuallid. Going further Into
tho subject, and taking the census fig
ures of 1P00 ns .well as those of 1910,
ho llnds that the lllcreaso'lll Japanese
In tlio Territory Is entirely, duo to In
crease of women and of children under
twenty-onn yeurs or age.
In 1000 there wero approximately 47,
COO Japanese males over tvventy-ono
years or ago In tho Territory. Thera
wcro about tho simo In 1910. Deaths
and departures have equaled tbn ar
ris ills nnd those who hnvo reached
twenty-onn enrs hern.
(Kpclitl llullrtln Citric)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 18. The
Senate today passed the Arizona state
hood bill with the provision (or recall
of the judiciary omitted.
VETO OF WOOL BILL
f Associated Pru Cable!)
WASHINGTON, D. C Aug. 18
The House today refused to pass tho
wool bill over the President's veto by
a vote of 227 to 129.
ANOTHER VETO BY TAFT
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 18 The
I AKIHNHtHril I I X-ff '.ilUir, t
President has vetoed tho free list bill.
SUGAR TARIFF IS
REGARDED AS SAFE
BYC. S. ALBERT.
OtKclat 111 1 1 a 1 1 11 Comsotidncc.)
WASHINGTON, I), C. Aug. '. Tlio
Investigation made bj thu Hnrdwtck
committee, under Instructions fiom
tho House, Into the Sug-ir Trust has
terminated. Tho Imtucllalo an
iionnccmcnt was undo that the ropnit
will not be submitted until Congus1
reassembles on December I. This
ttalemenl was accepted as conclusive
evidence that tho Democrats ( tho
House will not undcitnkc ii'iy revi
sion of tho sugar schulule until after
that tlmo. This attltiilo will li-mjlu-tulucd
no matter what the loalltlon
of Democrats and Prcg csslvo Il,,piih
llcnns may do In the Scnito. It they
attempt sugar rovtslon It will bo hell
In abeyance by tho ll-me.
A member of the Hardwlck com
DOUBT SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION
I'lre Insiiiuiiec men of tt 0 city', versed Ity on such nmtttrH, was nskid this
In blutr or nil kinds, were astonish. d morning ir In bis opinion the tiro could
, buvf originated u tlio Jury kiivh.
when they Itrard that the Jury, holding..,,,. ,, ... ,, , ,. .
. it , All of the evidence Is to tho elTct
tlio "Inquest" on (ho Uro that destroyed f,;t ,,,, ,,, ',. !,. -There U,
the girls' dormltuiy nt Ouhu tVjlnc""of loursc. suih 11 thlnir rts spontaneous
had brouebtlit a, verdict that the'orl-
gin of the Ihiuies was spontantous something to start It. On the contrary,
cnii'liMstiu. In this case, eviry man employed In
Rvery witness allied who knew tlio working on the hiilldlug swore that
facts 111 the case, testified that no ma- nothlnic whatever win left around Oil
terlnls 0 nny description hud Ixen left or pilnt-soakid rugs uml sawdust
In the upper story, whero an addition might sturt such it lire, but the ttstl
wus tiling built, that could cause spoil- mony shows that III this niso til"
tnnenus combustion, according to those building was unusually ilcnn"
who followed tho evldeneo closely. Another insurance man stated thnt
A It Gurrey Hr, seiretnry of tho tho verdict could not liavo been reueh
liiHiril of tiro underwriters and recog- cd by men who know Just what spnn
nlrcd us 11 thoroughly reliable nuthor- tuneous combustion Is.
Commercial relations between hog
Angeles and Hawaii arc to'bo fos-J
tered by the launching at n company
hero to bo known as the hog An-,
goles-iiawall Company. It. R. Mc
Kldowney, of tho Miller Snlvnge Com
pany, returned on tho Sierra this
morning from the coast with the
plnns for building up trade relations
between tho two points. '
Tho plan is the outgrowth of tho
Iosa Angeles-Honolulu Association
formed In Los Angeles nnd of which
much has been printed locally. Mr.
McKldowney declined to make public
any details of the plans .but outside
Information credits him with having
secured some very strong backing for
tho now company, which, ho said,
may bo formed next week. Tho com
pany will probably act as Jobbors.
Freight vylll bo handled to nnd from
1.08 Angeles. "My trip was qultn
successful," said Mr. McKldpwnoy,
"and moro concerning tho company
nnd Its plnns will be given out later."
IS NOT SO BAD TODAY
(Special II 11 1 1 e 1 1 11 Calih.)
BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 18. Admiral
Togo, who has been stricken with an
attack of acute indigestion, was bettsr
today but remained in his room.
BIDS FOR IMMIGRANT STATION.
A meeting of tho Hoard or Immlgrj
Hon Is to ho held this' utternoon nt 3
o'clock, nt which bids for tho new ro
1 civ lug station will bo opined This
station Is to lie constructed on tlio site
of the old llshmnrkrt, and Is to bo tin
islnd In tlmo for tho arrival of the. Im
migrant ship Wlllcsdcn
Oa)iu hodge, No 1, will hold u meet
ing this evening nt tho K of P. Hall.
mittee sns the report of that body,
when (lied, will bo chlcflv of Interest
In lis hearing on the gugir schclule
or the Pavne-Alilrlch titrlft law. ltu
resent.itlvc Hardwlck Is an advocate
or free sumir Hut lie will not rec
ommend that suiar rhnll be placed on
tho frco list unless It Is demonstrated
h) tho tlmo tho December session
rolls iiiouiid that the Stiles aro rculy
to npprovo tlio promised constitution
al amendment pmvldlng for an In
come tax. Sugir is thu biggest item
of revenue In the tariff liw, ind the
DeiiHcrnts will not abandon it ns a
revenue 1 inducer unless some means
of taxation ran bo substituted.
Tlio Republic in or minority ropor
will set forth that the free admission
of rugiir would destroy tho cnuo and
beet sugar Industry in the United
combustion, hut for this there must he
C. R. BISHOP
Tho sixteenth annual account of the
Charles II. Hlshop trusty was II fed In
tho circuit court this mijrnitig mid has
Uccntuniod over to tho inns'cr, Job
Batchclorfor his Yoport.
' Tho trustees, S. M. Damon, W. O.
gmltb ami A. F. Jiuld,' debit them
selves with SIS 272.69 and ask to bo
allowed' tKSaii.lS. This leaves 11
credit balnnca to go forward of $1,
41C.76. Tho greater portion of tho tccclptr
In the estato Is rompised of Intorost
on shares and securities,
WILL DECIDE ON
f ARADE POSTER TODAY
Twolvo designs for Floral Parade
posters have been received by I) P
It. Isenborg, nnd n decision upon
them Is expected to ha announced at
tho meeting of tho commltteo this af
ternoon. Tho commltteo will Imme
diately cull for bids for getting out
tho posters nnd will carry on tlio ad
vertising campaign much curlier than
It was able to do lust year.
Becrotary Wood In ills report to
day noted thnt dipt. Heardsley, of tho
Heardsley Tours Company, Intends to
transfer his organization froin Iloslon
to Chicago, nnd -will Includo Hawaii
horcartor In his advertised tours
BRECKONS IS THOUGHT TO
BE LIVING AT KONA
A rumor bus reached tho United
States district court buildings thit
Hreckons lias boon located nnd not
where it was nt llrst thought ho was
FOUND l-adles" scarf, near llsli
market. Owner can have same by
calling nt 11 11 1 lo t i n office nnd
proving property. tOOS-St
Objects to Arbitration Because
Honorable Body Is Less
PACIFIC COAST WANTS
Far-West Congressmen De
clare Matters of Citizenship
Should Be Settled Differ
ently. BY C. S. ALBERT.
(H 1 111 IIU I In till Cone sMldi lice )
WASHINGTON. D. C. Aug 0. The
gencrnl arbitration treaties perfected
with Great Hrltaln and Krnnco will
have n stony road to travel beforo
ratification by tlio Sennte. It becamo
evident tho day they wcro sent In by.
tho President that nothing could bq!
iieenmnllshed at this session of con
gress. It wag clearly apparent they
must, go over to tho regular session
Fierce opposition to thu treaties de
veloped because of the fact ttiat tho i
iligh Joint Conimlsslon or Inquiry'
could, 'refer nny question to Tho
Hague Tribunal tor settlement by nr
hltrntlon without the "ndvlco nnd con
sent or tlio Senate," as required by
the Constitution Many Senators Im
mediately declared that this arrange
ment Entirely removed tbo Sonalo
trom all participation In treaty mak
ing nn.l destroyed ono ot its most 1111
A lew yeurs ago Secretary Hay ne
(Contlnued on Page 4)
Facts mid llwircn of tlio city and
county expenditures uro under tlio
scrutiny of the It. publican Territorial .
central com'niltt. e. I-ust night Chair
man Coopcr;of tho commltteo uml Dhen
how, chairman or tho ways and means
committee nr the Hoard or Supervisors,
talked over the pusuit liniinclal status
of llu lifinril nnd tin Mvteui of handling
" "-.-- , --
Ilnaiices - in '.
Chairman Cooper snld today that hog
was men ly s. eking Information on lie-l
Ijnir nf tlm e.iiiiiiillle... 1111,1 Unit lhlMeil-k
' 1 1 t
slim was not In nny sense 11 probe. I,nw
explained how tho board I111.I been run
11300 behind iind.r the lulinlnl-itratlon j
or )2 i" Wilder ns roid supervisor. Ap
parently there was no Immedlato check
on tlio expenses or the dep irtnient.uliil f
Wilder, say thn upev Isors, found him
self paying out more than tho appro
priation. Coimqucntly tills month the, .
road department Is crippled to tho ox-
tout of tho dellelt.
l'HANCISCO, Cat Aug. 18
SS analysis. Its 3d; purity, '
Previous quotation, Its. tl-M. l'
Local Office, U. S. Weather Bureau,
Temperatures rt 11 111, 75; ft 11, m,
!; 10 a, in , KO; noon, &;; morning
Har.nneter, 8 11 111, 39 94, absolute.
Iillmldltv. R 11. m . ft 1,91 urnlntt Iter cubic
foot: relative huinldttv. 8 n. in. 65 ier, V'l
- - '
cenL; dew point, 8 11 m . CI.
Wnld 0 a m, velocity 7, direction
i: ; ft 11 m, v.loclty d, direction i: i 10
11. 111. velocity 1C. direction NK : noon,.
velocity H, dlreitlon Nil 1
Italnfiill during 21 hours ended 8 n,
111 IfneA Tnfiil w tint mniempnt ilur- "ji
lug H hours ended at noon, 331 mllcs."ra