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Tells It Plainly and Without FrjjUs
Why a merchant, whj ha good
goods for sate, wants to keep infor
mation about th goods confined to a
comparatively few customers, is be
ynnd the comprehension of any man
who realizes the value of making
known to the people the merit of good
ESTABLISHED 1882. No. 5031.
16 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBERS 1911. 16 PTGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
From San Franelsool
Alaskan . . . . .September IS
For San Franolseoi '-
Siberia September 1C
From Vancouver. t
Mnrama , (..... September 1 9
For Vanoouvori f
Zeulandla .Octnbrr 12
BRITISH CRUISER TAKES JAPANESE POACHERS
... . . - f . y.
THOUSANDS FLEE PROM MOUNT ETNA
BREWER . ESTATE
Gait' Reiterates Readiness to
Cooperate - With Com
COMMISSION DECIDES TO
Exchange-of Ground On Lines
Proposed In Legislative Bill
Negotiations by tlio Illshop street
commission for thin inipiovcnicntuiiil
tlio closing of' Union street wore de
cidedly advanced tills morning wlicji
J. It. (lull, representing tlm Hawallur.
Trust company, which in, turn rcpre-
i eutH the Drewer estate, appeared be
fore the coiunilrBlon ami declared the
willingness of the company to cooper
ale In every way with the commit)'
Mr. Gait, declared thut Hio llrower
estate Is holding back construction'of
its' new1 building at Hotel and Union
Btrects until the Improvement plaiiH
Te settled. Ho reiterated the offer
of the estijteforan exchango of pro
perty wlfii tlie'Terrrfofy to Btralghten
. out Hotel Btrcct. and ' stated that
though the estate has $47,0oo tied upl
iitld 'die owing to the delay In the
plans. It Is willing to meet tho com
Mr. flail's statement, to the com
mission ciin linns in every particular
.the statement ho made to the Bul
letin u few weeks ago iwhlch was
Imuiedlatoly denied by another pa
per. The, Diewer estate's position
Is that of willingness to cooperate
provided thoie Is definite assurance
of action In closing Union sttee1,
which Is Involved In the Ulshop ux
lenslon. Ah a result the commission is to
make n report to the Governor that
I he offer of the estate' bo ncoptod
mid thut the matter be rushed ahead
us rapidly as possible. Tho estate- Is
olfeilng ?5.!i4 a foot for the l)liu..i
t.treet property which Is tho average
piiee Unpaid for tho portion It now
owns there. Tlie definite fixing of
this is to be loft for tho Governor and
the ostato o co-.no to somo arrange-'
The, salient facts in connection with
the 'offer of the estate are simply wh it
were tho original government plans
and which were Incorporated, In tho
bill which was before tho last log-
Jshitnre but was killed. The lino of
Union street Is to bo extended to Ho
tel street ho that It will then bu in u
uniform width throughout. The "
late will give up that portion of tho
land on Hotel street lu( front of tin.
Palm Cafe and tho bulldjngs Wulklki
of that so the street can he brought
out to n proper alignment. The piece
that it is to InUo In by the straighten
ing out of tho Union street line laps
over In ono rot nor on tho Wultnrn
pinpeity and also runs across tho
umall (alio between Iho two proper
(Continued on Page 2)
Itabcoc.k & Wilcox, lor whom
Castle & Oioko itro 'tho local
agents, have been liwiilded tho
contract for furnishing thu boll- !
ei'H mid steam iltllugs of the liav-
5-a I station at I'carl Harbor,
! This news was lecelvi'd litis
morning by Custlu & Cooke, Tho
I'ontincl umimnlH In u Inlul uf
about fHIO.uuii nml under Urn
Kpi'i'lilciiiloiiii must tin cimipli'i-
is) nn Annum I, I HI J,
4- Knniulutlniu fur llm boilers n ru
MOW la'llIK I'll! lib
in iim MiillBiiifelWtftfJLliii ill In I if' ftfifnartii a dmM n nn ilKliiii I V ':i" r '
DRIVEN OFF AND
A party of Japanese bird poachers
who hud beer, conducting nn vucrgeMa
campaign on Christinas Island were re-
luelunt to leave the preserve und their
supply of plumage und skins, when
compelled to vucute the Island lit the
bt-litstr of the oltleers, of the British
crulrer Challenger, Width visited
Christinas Island not muny weeks uft
tr tho departure of tho llrltish war
vessel from Honolulu. '
Tho little copra-laden schooner .Sail
or L'oy', which now lies III the stream
In Honolulu harbor, awaiting Instruc
tions from Sun Francisco regarding her
repairs, tarries tiU'ccra and men who
tiro well acqualnt-M with conditions oh
they exist on Christinas, Washington
and banning Islands.
Captain W. C. 1'rrntt, master of tho
schooner, which 'met with u lot of hard
luck on the vuyago lifter leaving Fun
ning Island rn August ID, placed him
self under treatment ut Iho Queen's
Hospital this morning.
Tho skipper is accompanied on tho
trip by his 13-yc-ar-ohl sun nrtd nlso
J. Mayer, n Sun Francisco business
man, who Is making u round trip In thu
Captain Krrntt met with a painful
accident on tho cr;ilso to Hnuolulu. Hu
believes thnt lie wits struck n sharp
SANITATION WORK MUST, BE
A recommendation limiting Iho Im
mediate soopo of sanitary improve
ment work In lloiiolulu to a compara
tively small portion of the city will
almost certainly rosult from tho in
vestigations already made by tho s'ltil
tnry commission. Chairman George
It. Carter says that tho commission
now reallzo the usolessness of at
tempting to cover Iho whole city pro
pel ly and do the proposed work un
der the appropriation of the last leg
islature. "It would be foolish to do nil the
work, to try to cover the whole el'y
under tho money uppioprlated,'' he
declares, "and wo have found that wo
must draw sharply-defined linos
somcwheie. Just where these will he
Is soon to bo settled.
"The resident!) of Honolulu, gen
erally spoaklug, nro scattered. Tho
density of tho sipulatlon Is not great.
Of course in certain sections tho popu
lutlon Is dense, but not generally.
"It Is evident that wo must lix
btlundui'los within which the sanita
tion vvoik Is lo he confined under the
present iiinount of money available.
Tho funds are not enough to permit
of anything like the amount of work
needed, probably only u small pait or
On his, forthcoming trip lo tlio
mainland', Chairman Carter Is going
to ussemblo Riitno data on tho pow-
ars of tho health uiithoilly Ho do.
claies thut the health authority slniilil
I'ollrn Interference Is probable It
Ayeslm ami llnriiell, the two hypnot
ists, attempt to cany out tin nn
uoumed pioitruiu of bill') lug u llm
mini underground while In u culalep
tin Iiiince, lloth rlhniirr Jiil'U'lt and
Ciller or DeU'i'llvi'M Millillllii urn u'
pon in nllimlnu tlio fi nl lii Im i' i'ii
nlleinpleil, MnllMlllu " Unit lm M
HMiily In liili'll'un If llm li)inolllx
ID' II Jui'H'll fUM Unit In' will (HU'
Ml 1 1 lllV I'liUhly iMIIIIIh',' Mini ")ti ir
blow In Hie mldilly of tho, back during
the rnlllini of1'th'i,Uio ship. Thu In
jury was not eo.isldired serious at
llrst, but nhuut :i week ni'o the brulsu
caused the muster of tho Sailor Hoy
much pain. He may be obliged to" sub
mit' to an operation befoio leaving this
Japanese Poachers Are Active.
Japanese, loaclurs me sold by mil
ecrs of the Sailor Hoy to bo executing
ly tiellve In tho South Seas. With the
arrival of tile llritlkh cruiser Challen
ger"1 at Christmas Island, a sijore or
inoro Japanese were found there. The
pail had been sent to Christmas Is
land utter llrst lawlug vailed ut Fun
ning. A llerinan-liilllt schooner (lying
the Japanese Hug was lyln off tho Is
land, und It wua In that vessel that
tho Japanese were returned to Fan
ning, after the serving of :i formidable
document iipr.n them to the effect that
they weru conshli red us being en
gaged lu mi unlawful occupation. Thu
llrltish authorities Insisted upon hu
iiicdlutufjviUtuneiit of the Jiiiiunese.
The poachers had accumulated n
iiuantlty of fea tiers ami skins, but
these they cro obliged to lenvo be
hind, nml they were afterward de
sire) ed by tho Challenger olllcera.
(Continued on Page 2)
A PART OF CITY
bo tho supremo authority In city gov
ernment, und that Honolulu sooner or
later must realize tills.,
"The cities of tho mainland tiro
realizing It," he said.' "lu Cincinnati
a child had small-pox. Its father
uald It should gn. to ncliool, ullhougli
tlio health authorities said it should
not. Hut. the heullh liflard did not
have tho power to present It, because,
It was held that such a power was
limit oil to Unit's of epidemic.
"When tho people of Cincinnati
understood that this was tho case,
public sentiment was so aroused that
they gave Iho powers needed to tho
"Tho health authority should bn
pre-eminent. Lawyers perhaps will
say that tho law should be tho su
premo authority, and this Is some
thing that will ho worked out In Ho
nolulu sooner or later: Fiir Instance,
It should be settled that n hoiiso
which is a menace to health from de
fective plumbing may bo entered by
a plumber ami repaired although
there Is no authority lu law for such
"Honolulu health authorities should
have pio-emlueiit power not only In
time of .epidemic hut at all times,
the law In thu cuso notwithstanding.
It may look like an Irreslstiblo force
meeting an Immovable barrier, but
such authority Is In lino with Iho
progross op lion I Hi mode mailers
made on Iho mainland,"
he cannot legally prevent It.
Hlierlh Jurrelt said this liloinllig
that list has yet mi oillelul liifiiriiiatloii
Hint the feat will bo tried, "If I inn
Informed mrlalnly Unit Iho hypnnllsls
luli'iid In do llils, shall consult with
llm County Attorney in sen ulint inn
Ini ilniiii." hu niiI'I,
"I inn opposed in nuiIi imlilhlllniiH,"
ili'i'liupa Mulhillli', Ihliili llm pollm
mikIiI Hi lilnfi'ii'. Murli iIiIiiuk iuu
linl uiinlli'd nn llm imilnliiml, uiul-
(Associated Pre Cat.tt-.l
CATANIA, Sicily, Sept. 1'. Terrl-
fled by tho earthquake and eruption of
Mt. Etna and the showers of ashes
(ailing in tho villages, twenty thousand
people have fled from Castaglione and
Francavilla, threatened with destruc
tion by the, lava. Several villages hava
been deprived of water The lava flow
Is constantly increasing.
f Assnr-lntHl t'ra CiMo.)
CHUNGKING, Saechuen. China, Sept.
14. The British consul hero has or
dered all Americana and Britishers to
leave the province of St'echuen and
seek safety in the coast cities.
-fKi-elnl'HulYiiil'n Onl.W.V r
PEKING, China Sept. 14. All ap
proaches to Changtu aro held by tho
rioters, according to reports today. A
Japanese gunboat is proceeding
GOVERNORS HEAR PLEA
FOR WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE
(AH"etntPtl Pr CiMtO
SPRING LAKE. N. J, Sept. 14.
Anna Howard Shaw, the famous wo
man suffragist, Incturer and W, C. T.
U. leader, today spoke bofore the con
ference of governors here, advocating
(w,,n,.i tin 1 .-l In ruble.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 14. It
was announced here today that tho
governors have appointed a commit
tee to protest to tlio Supreme Court
against tlio affirmation of the Sanborn
decision In the Nebraska rate case.
GOVERNMENT TO SELL
(Assoctnt.sl 1'rrs Cable.)
WASHINGTON, O. C, Sept 14 It
is announced that the government will
cell six hundred irellion feet of timber
in tho Arizona forest reserves.
AVIATOR STILL GOING
t AftMiipfiittil Prt'HH ('ulilp.l
MIDDLETON, N. Y., Sept. 14.
James J. Ward, the aviator, trying tho
cross-continent llijht for the Hearst
priie, passed this point today.
RECRUITING CHANGE MADE
I AKsm-tiltfil PrrHft Catttti.V
WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 14,-
Accordinp to orders Issued today, here
after colonels will command recruiting
It .lames A. Wilder leawtg on Iho It
tl uoxt steamer to tho Coast for Jl
ti Cambridge, Mass., where hu will tt
It arrive lu tiuio lo piosldo at the tt
tt coionumlcH pliiniicd for thrf cele- tt
It briitloii uf tho Boventy-llfth mini- tti
tt vorsu'ry of Iho famous l'lily club, tt
t f. UMI.I,... .....a .......I. ull Ln.l
ami ded .T Z Tiees T
lleelvol ,, few duyR l(g Unit hn tt
It uci us prodding ..Ulcer of tho tt
tt fuiiclli.il, mid iiIIIiii.imIi IiU Injur, tt
II o, li'iulnii or Aihllli's Ih hIIII In It
n i,..u i... utn i.inv.. in.. ,1.,,..., it'
of liini'l mid In. Ilii-ii. wllli (ho tt
tl liiiyn nil Orlnlicr 7. n
tl It tt It It II II tl II It II II II It II II II
Nmw Vtuk i'iiiil llm! Urn iMf
hoy) la uuiilii neiimullii' nrlc.y mnl
lllll'llll'IIH III HIM llli'MI Illuhi'C
WOOD TELLS WHY
HE'S LOW BIDDER
Charles F. Wood, vice-president of
the llreukwa'.cr company of l-Jillalcl-phla
and presumably successful bid
der for the half-million lc n uak
water coiitracl, did not coiuo to Ho
nolulu to bid on the work. And his
bid, which was rushed tliioiigh by
a margin of minutes, was put In not
for thti xssllde prospect of u prollt on
Iho Job, but to give hacking jand
luiietus to a Miovcment that If suc
cessful, will revolutionise, the letting
of Federal rontractH lu the Islands
ns well us tho rest of the country.
Mr. Wood this mornlii;; gave to the
U u Hot In tlio first statement from
the llreakwater company that -has
been made. He decline.! t: discuss
cither tlio objections to his bid that
have been raised by other contrac
tors or his own plans. Courteously
but firmly the rlill.idelplil.in declines
to state where his quarry for tho
bienkvvater lock Is lo bo, how ho will
get it to the breakwater und similar
(UicslloiiB that havu arisen Hlnrohla
bbf went itnrtot that oLtlie IXirit - Yaut'ii; -
Iftiglucerlug company by tWo" coh'ls'ff
ton, or n total of four tlums.iti.l odd
dollars lu n Jl.'0,000 Job.
Of the carrying nut of tho contract
ho will not talk, except lo say frankly
und smilingly that the work will bo
finished within the contract time. "Wo
ALL PRELIMINARIES ARRANGED
FOR II S.-JAPAN ARBITRATION
BY C. S. ALBERT.
(Hpiclal Mill let In Corresiiotideiicc,)
WAHIIINGTON. I). C, Heiit. 1. All
tho ptcllmtn.irics for the negotiation, It was not disturbed by tlio opposl
or a General Arbitration treaty lie-' tlon Hint has developed und Ihu cer
tw'een the United Slaiea und Japat( talnly that the pending treaties will
havo been anuuged. Thla way ac- bo maleilally amended. Tho conclud
compllslied by n succession of notes ' lug nolo do la red that Japan would
tho exchange being made nt Tottlo, Buluirlt u decision of the matter to
The net result was that tho Japaneso
Government has agreed to nccopt n
convention framed on precisely Iho
same lines us the treaties with Groat
llrltalu and France.
Tho final shaping of tho treaty will
not he taken up for tevcr.il weeks. It hlcms should bo arranged In tlio now
Is expected Uarou Uchlda, the present couimeicliil trculy.
Ambassador here, will be recalled and The artiulesenco of the Jupanese
mode Minister for Foreign Affairs In authorities lu Ihu Biiggcutlou advanc
tho now Cublnet. Tho wording and ed by the State Department for n
signing of Iho now treaty will bo do-. General Arbitration treaty lias given
feired until tho change takes place. great satisfaction to president Taft
The Government of Japan Tins an- and administration officials.
KAU DITCH OBSERVATIONS ARE
TAKEN UNDER DIFFICULTIES
With n rainfall that reaches ns high
us seven hu lies during Ihu course of
one night, und with four Itusslans, tho
only men ulio will tackle the Job, 'C.
II. l'erce, assistant to Water lto-i-ouiics
Chief W, F, Martin, Is etl-
i mating tho uiiiuuut of water Mow thut
will be available on thu slopex of Ma
nila Ken, Hawaii, fur the Kail ditch
Hlicme. Hu Is ut present' working
;'"-,'"" f'"'" l
"' ' ;"'" "' "V, ,,11"" "ov,r " '
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"II iuu' "f Hi" largest mnl iiumI
illilb'iill elm "' 'uiu ihutiiimi lu l'
midiiliikiii In Ihu liiiul." fiild Mr,
MlllllH Mils llli'lllll.K "Mr. I'li'M'ii l
wrUUiif finlir hiimIIIIum llU wtjijj'l
bleph llm llWIll llf III!' IMllllllllV IMBII
'"I 1 r. I Mi llli'in It m'llUIIIHi!, HH'I
do not talk of what we Intend to do,
hut 1 am willing to answer any iie.i
tlons oil what wo have done," be said
today. As a matter of fjcl, a glance
Into the Federal iccordu will sjiow
that tho llroakw aler company at the
present, time has eleven big contracts
under way on tho Great Lakes and
the Atlantic Coast, Ah, evidence of
what It is doing It may be staled
that last month the company put tl:!.
fluu tons of nick into tho Cleveland
breakwater, a ralu which, If carried on
for the lillo job, would finish that
coat i act lu aloiit three months.
Uven on the achievements of his
company Mr. Wood Is loitli lu dwell
"Tlio iccoids of the U. S. F.nt.lnoer',1
ofiico will st-eik far themselves," he
says. "We do nothing but breakwat
er work. It Is our specialty."
Hut while, declining to enter tulo
any cnoitnvcrsy, any discussion on
the Hllo contract, he stated 'openly
his reasons for biddli g on thu Job,
und rmplraslred tho joint that ho will
tt'eln,tit - lolefVtbl',wlth tlio' Federal
government lliroiigh the .letting of
this work, which in itself is a com
para lively small Job for the I'hllade!
"I have lor somo time been Irylng
to Impress upon the government I lie
(Continued on Page 3)
nounred a wllllumiess lo arccpt the
sumo phraseology as Is used lu the
General ArMtiatiou treaties no"
awaiting ratification by tho Senate.
Iho American Senate und ubldo by 11
No disposition was manifested by
(he Japanese Government to havo any
provisions relating to Immigration or
cllireiishlp Inserted In the propose I
treaty. It was agreed that those pro
they nro living r cht lu the heart of
the forest and wet all the time, The
llrst night they git there, levin luchrs
uf lulu Ml,
"The main scheme la lo try-uud estl
male thu amount f water that will be
available should tee Kau illtch mhiuie
get through Congress. Owing lo the
enormous amount of tin, rainfall, Imw
ever, this Is a big Job. I.'cry stream
hint to hu nieiiMiiiil many times at In
ti reals along Its ionise. Tills Is ex
iiednmly hard, us Jut now luuny of
tlio "Ileum inn s nihil, and It U till
plIsHlhlu o git IliKir llli'MI Ihl'liugli Hi"
IliiiiUiu Ars Hell,
"We Imil in ml illilliiilly In nilllnu
HU)' liieii-llll nf nil, buMHlim of Ihu
filfl Dial llm lllln iMlllQdll Mild Ihu
ldikiuiln' Hlf a"llH( Mil lll' mil) H' li
(Cvlllllipsd hi 'u ?)
4pL ... .i.a-wi.a. iiJtrfiaiiui
Fred L. Waldron Sees New
I Markets. If Ayrecment
I Is Effected.
PREDICTS ROLPH AS
SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR
Commeicial Club's New Pres
ident Returns Fiom Busi
ness 1ti) Up the Pacific
Heclprorlty between tlio United
.Slaiea and Canada will result in the
opening of new markets for Honolulu
and the Hawaiian islands' generally,
predicts Fred Ij. Waldron, president
of tho Commercial Club, who has Just
returned on the Marama from Van
couver, after business trip that In
cluded most of tho cities of the Pa
Although ho believes: reciprocity
would open u new field .for Hawaiian
trade relations, Mr, Waldron is rather
pessimistic iisti! tnj final fate of tlm
Hgfeeme'nC ' Itrltlsh ' (MumbfevT lift-1
........ ..Ill ..-!. l.,.."-l!.'-....l.Zf 111 -.
s.i1-., nui inuuiiuiy ("u uguuisi i rem-
ler Lutirletwmd Tils reciprocity Ideas"
for the llrltish Columbia people be
lieve they -will be financial 'losers on
tho exchange. His opinion, he hast
ens to mid, is based on what he heard
In this province, und tho sentiment in
the eastern provinces may outweigh '
that (if the west.
Mr. Waldron predlrts confidently
Iho success of Janifu Itolph, Jr., In
the majoralty light in San Francisco
mid declares that Itolph is the .man,
for the pluco, thut under his lender
ship San Fraticlsd) will be a greater)
city commercially and otherwise than
under McCarthy, who Is widely tils-'
"Itolph has tho dualities that will.
iiiiike him a splendid Mayor of San
Frunclsco, und lo my mind there la,
l.o ttoiibl that he will defeat McCarthy'
liontinuea on Page 4.)
tt One hundred Is Iho numerical tt
tt force of the entering class at tt
tt tho McKlnley High School this tt
tt year. This Is one of tho largozt tt
tt clasaes on record and fortunately tt,
tt tho new school lavv provides suf- tt'
U tlclcut money tu supply teachers tt
t for all applicants who are quail- tt
tt fled. The schojl opens with the tt
tt other public schools on Monday. XI
FEDERAL GRAND JURY MAY
REPORT THIS 'AFTERNOON)
The Federal Grand Jury continued,
its session this morning ut the United
States District Court and Is expected
to brli'g In a report during the roursii
of the afternoon It may, however,
be held over until tomorrow.
Theie me n number or small ruses
which It has been considering mid
which should bo given out in iho
course of this report. Among the lat
ter cases which It look up, opium U
supposed to have llcurtd largely
Otheiwlsu matters around the Fed-'
el nl rum I were very quint.
J. D. McINERNy'mAY
HEAD COUNTRY CLUP
Members nf the Country Club and
their Kucitti) will asseiublu at dinner
Hi hi uuuilllg lilevloiis In tho annii.ll
meeting of the club, J. I). Mclnerny
Will pi nimbly lie eleclcd president of
the club mid he lupous will show u
very micri'ssfiil jwir. A new rhili
limine In among Ihu projects Unit will
Tlm iiirii'ii nf iiivori'u in ihu iviru,
of H Khun . Ilviny Hunt hud .
nihil Mil iiiuiiiliiK liy Jinlfii' W. Ji
lnliwiil In llm rtft'iill rum l.
" . i,,nfl