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Hlcrra October 4
Zcilandla . October 12
ESTABLISHED 1882. No.
C Associated rrass CaMe.)
LISBON, Portugal, Oct. 3. In a
monarchiat riot at Oporto, aavaral peo
pla wara killed. Tha riotara wara dia
paraad by troopa.
Decision by tho board of regents ot
the Collcgo of Hawaii In expected to
morrow oil tho bids for constructing
the new college building, tenders (or
which wore opened last Saturday.
The regents havo referred tho bids
to a special committee of one, Alonzo
Gartlcy, and Tlegent C. R. Henienway
said this morning that his roport will
bo made probably not beforo tomor
row. Ttio Uird-Young engineering
company Is lowest bidder with 165,725
and tlio.EacWe Engineering company
next with a, bid of only twenty-flvo
dollars more. Thero wero rumors to
day that thero was some question as
to whether or not tho lowest bidder
will gel tho Job, but no confirmation
o this could bo secured.
WATER PLAN IS
UP TO COMPANY
After going Into the matter of the
Wnlnhole water scheme yesterday, the
Governor followed it up this morning
by holding another conference, this
time with W. Pfotenhauer, for theOahu
Sugar Company, und W, A. Kinney.
The Governor put the matter frank
ly before them as to the position that
tha government should tuko in the
question1, .and the matter Is now up to
them to Coino to some decision about.
It Is thought thero will be another
conference. howoer, beforo there Is any
Dual settlement, as there aro some of
the points upon which the augur com
pnny will not feel Inclined to agree
with tha government olllclala.
OF THE FLEET
The final make-up of tho cruiser
fleet and torpedo flotilla coming to
Hawaii Is announced in tho following
dispatch received from the Coast to
VAM.RIO, Soptomber 2fi. Orders
recclvod at Mara Island today from
tho Navy Department stato that the
five cruisers of tho Pacific Moot, tho
California, West Virginia, Colorado,
South Dakota and Maryland, accom
panied by tho first and second divi
sion of t,ho torpedo flotilla, compris
ing tho Whipple, Hopkins, Hull.Trux
ton, Paul Jones, Preblo and Stewart,
all undor command of Roar-Admiral
Chauncoy Thomas, must assomblo In
San Dlcgo hay Novembor 15th and
stotim to Hawaii, whero thoy will
mcot a division from tho Asiatic sta
tion for tho war maneuvers.'
The exionslvo battle practice will
bo waged In the- vicinity of tho Isl
ands fqr two months, and on January
1 5th tho entire fleet Is to roturn to
San Francisco bay. Tho South Dakota
is to conio up to Maro Island to have
new condonsors Installed In tho engine-room.
a a a
Weakly Billatla fl aer yaar,
ii4 M. ' Itout
WONT ALLOW INTERFERENCE
RULING IS NOT
Definite announcement as to the
award of tho first belt-road contract
Is expected as tho result of a meeting
of the Oahtt loan fund commission
this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
It Hccmcd this morning a practical
certainty that tho Lord-Young Engi
neering Company will bo given the
contract. For ono thing, tho chnlr
mnn of tho commission, Andrew
Adams, this morning consulted Attor-ncy-acncrol
Undsay on n knotty le
gal point, and was given an answer
that Is regarded as unfavorable to the
chuncca of John II. Wilson, who
bid lower than that of tho I-ord-Young
Company, but whoso rosionslblllty has
boon under Investigation.
For another thing, Chairman An
Women, Alone, Watch
Burglar and Foil Him
Nonchalantly smoking a cigar, and, takes to Indicate that both men were
without een taking the trouble to'"' the '"e at the sa.no time, us ono
,, , ..IttUH distinctly seen to make u hasty
wjpo his shoes, which were covered! t lha crclunlll , .
with mud, leaving well-defined foot- iruncc
prints in his wuko, u well-dressed man! jn ,0 cellar McDutllo found Chinese
entered the homo of Mr. und Mrs. II.
M. Hlslotte, at 430 Ucrctunla avenue,,
last evening und, after u leisurely trip
through tho front of tho house, took
his departuro through the front gate.
Uvldcntly satlslled with Ills tour of
Inspection, tho man appeared for u sec
ond time on tho front Innnl, but was
frightened oft by the sudden appear
ance of a member of the family, who,
though considerably startled, had am
ple tlma to observe the- uppeurance ot
the man beforo lie was completely hid
den from view In tho riotous under
growth of tl o vacnnt lot Imnudlatcly
across the street, which recently camo
Into promlnenco as tho scene of the
Only the fcmlnlno members of tho
family wero at homo at tho time. Aft
er u council of war they decided to no
tify police headquarters, and Chief of
Detectives McDutllo responded to tho
cnll, making a cnrcful search of tho
house and premises. It Is tha opinion'
of McDullle that two men were work
ing together, ns It was discovered that
tha back door, which had been locked
from the Inside, was open. This ho
OPIUM HAUL ON SIBERIA SHOWS
HOW CLEVER RING IS OPERATING
SAN FIIANCI8CO, Cul , Sept, 24,
One of tho most important opium sell-
urcH In recent years Important be -
causa of tha discovery of a cacho which
for ingenuity surpasses that of tho
opium oil cons of last year was made for tho Pacific Mall, becauso tho Harrl
estcrday morning by Customs Inspec- man estate, which owns her, Is not at
tors Joseph Head and John Tolan,
when they uncovered soventy-tlvo tins
of tho smuggled drug, valued at $2, -
000, secreted In hollow iron sheaves of
two ship's blocks or pulleys In tha
forepeak of the big Puctlla Mull liner
Siberia, now docked at pier 44.
A stumbla was the Indirect cuuse of
tho discovery, and tho hitter, by tho
way, places Captain .coder again In
tho dellcuto position of fuelng a fine
under tha Federal laws, fn splta of tho
fact that he vwis recently obliged to
dig up S1M00 because the Siberia
steamed Into port with 600 tins of
1,1 . . -
12 PAGES. HONOLULU,
drew Adams this morning said to tho
tin I latin that tho figures submit
ted by tho bidders are not unduly
It sccmn suro that tho commission
Is not going to throw out all tho bids
on tho ground that they are too high
for the work. It seems pretty suro
also that Wilson Is not going to be
regarded ns a "responsible" bidder.
and putting two and two together,
the Iird-Young Company looks llko
the wlnnor of the contract that has
Btlrrcd up so much controversy.
Attorney General's Ruling.
Thero Is very little hopo of Wilson
getting tho bid for road Job If Chair
man Adams follows out tho advice
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'sandal tracks, und this ulso udds to
the mjstcry, us the inun seen on the
porch was evidently a white man und
the mud which he trucked In left the
Imprint of a broad Cubun heel.
Although his boldness belles the the
ory that the man was a novice. It Is
considered remarkable that a gold
watch and severul pieces of Jewelry on
tha dressing table In the room through
which he Is known to have passed were
untouched. It Is believed, however,
that his hasty tour of the room was
for tho purpose of sizing up tha situa
tion und that ha Intended to do tha
actual thievery after tha family had
A neighbor, who had watched the
strungo actions of the man, verified the
story told at tha lllslotta homo.
McDuffio says that there have been
a number of complaints from this
neighborhood of lata and that tho pa
trolmen havo been ordered to exercise
purtlculur vigilance on their night beat.
It bus been reported also that a num
ber of tramps havo been found Bleep
ing on tho grounds of tho German
opium aboard, which wero seized short-
ly after hei arrival.
1 Thera aro other things likely to de
velop because of tho seizure. Tho SI
hcrla has proved un expenslvo vessel
all backward In Its demands for the
ship's use, Tho Pacific Mall had to
stnnd buck of Captain Zccder's $19,000
fine, und when It. P. Schwerln heard
of tho captain's liability to another
vesterduy ho lost no tlma In hurrying
down tn tho dock, where, after viewing
the opium, ho begin nn Intervlow with
the ship's officers which even tho
ocean breezes could not cool. Ha 11
nully drove oft with tho captain and
mate, nnd tho three seemed' In u very
Tho dummies were evidently of
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TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1911. 12
bain racalvad hara that tha bombard-
mant of Tripoli haa bagun, and tha In-
habitants ara fining. Fourttan Turk-
iah ahipa aro aaid to hava reentered
tha Dardansllaa atralts. I
It la atatad at tha Italian ambaaay
that Italy will parmit no madiation byt
foreign powara until tha oeeupatlan of
Tripoli la racogniied.
WARSHIPS AND MEN
LONDON, Eng Oct. 3. Th'a Italian
erulaar Marco Polo has arrlvad at Ta
ranto bringing a capturad warahip
ladan with troopa.
(Special UulUtln Cable)
' ROME, Italy, Oct. 1 A atatemant
Isauad hara aaya that tha total Italian
aaiiuraa ara flfty-eeven vaaaala and tha
Turklah aaiauraa three.
' OF FRENCH WARSHIP
IRrwrlat Hut let I r Cable.
TOULON, Franca, Oct. 3. Funeral
aarvicaa ware held hara today for tha
aallora killed in tha explosion of the
battleship Liberia. Premier Calllaux
and President Fallierea were tha chief
TAFT HAS PLAN FOR
WESTERN LAND PROBLEM
iHprrlul nutlet In Cable.)
DENVER, Colo, Oct. 3. In addreaa
ing the public landa convention hare,
President Taft diractly opposed a aat
of reaolutiona for aolving tha land
problem. Ha aaid that Federal leasing
is urgently needed by the Watt
COSTS 240 LIVES
f Associated Preas Rabto.)
ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 3. Two
hundred and forty are known to be dead
in the North Sea storm.
f Kneels! Bulletin Cable)
AMSTERDAM, Oct 3 Ona hundred
and twenty fiahing and forty-five coast
ing vaaaala hava bean loat in the great
North Sea atorm.
SAN FHANCIHCO, Col, Oct. 3.
Beets: 88 anal) sis, 17s. 1 l-2d.; parity,
0 88c. Previous quotation, 16s. 101-2d
TO START WORK
Roady to start In work at onco on
developing tho territorial system of
aid to small farming, 8. T. Starrett,
tho California expert named to take
charge of tha work by Govornor
Frcar, arrived on tho Wllhclmlna
from the Coast today. Ho Is accom
panied by Mrs. Starrett, and thoy are
stopping at tho Knyal Hawaiian hotel.
Mr. Starrett'a plans, while not per
fected, aro well ulong, and ho will bo
gin at onco on developing his Ideas
of encouraging small funning Indus
tries and carrying out tho plan for a
central marketing system. He will
probably start in on Oahu.
It was learned this morning that
while ho Is undor no definite contract
so far as tlmo Is concerned, his plans
nro such that he can stay here Indef
initely should the territorial market
ing system work out ub all concerned
hope It will,
BULLETIN ADS PAYM
Is Purely a MatteffLf Business
A plan whereby the big problem of,
handling the lovv-l)lmx and Insanitary
lands In the western section of the city
cun bo solved by tho Torrllorlul or
municipal uutliurltlcH on a broad scute
lias been devised by Fred 1 Wuldron,
president of the Commercial Club.
Mr. WaMron for somo llmo has been
Interested In tho problem and whs one
of the members of a "seeing Honolulu"
party that went out yesterday after
noon under the escort of tho Hoard of
Health. As a result of his Investiga
tion of conditions, culminating jestcr
day, ho proposes that the entire arras
of low lands be purchased and reclaim
ed by public authorities.
Tho tour esterday was over practi
cally tho same ground as that covered
last week, und. Ilka tha llrst tour. It
gave the business men un Idea of con
ditions that was entirely new to some
of them at least
Mr. Wuldrons plan, In brief. Is a
comprehensive reclamation project to
be undertaken by the city und county
or the'Tcrrrtnrj-ftn vthlctrtlif'tnUrtlil-
pal or Territorial government will tuko
over all the net lands decided upon
drain them und sell then). In this plan
ho sees not only tha solution of tha
Insanitary conditions that prevail, but
the solution without any real expense
to the public, as tho sola of the hinds
when Improved will, he thinks, fur
The heroism of Conductor Henry M.
llonan of tho Ilapld Transit company,
In saving the lives of two Jupunese
babies on September 18, ut the risk ot
serious Injury to himself, was given a
fitting reward yesterday afternoon by
the Itapld Transit company. Ilcforeall
the night crews and tha ofttco force.
called together by Manuger liallentyne,
Conductor llonan was presented with
a very handsome gold wutch und
charm, while words ot prulso from
Manuger Uullcntino rung In his cars.
The little ceremony took place at 3:30
o'clock yesterday afternoon at tho of
llces of the company on Alapul stroet.
Manuger Ilallentjno had given orders
for tha night crows to meet In tha as
sembly room, und, not knowing what
was up, man) ot them camo wonder
Ing whether or not they were going to
get n reprimand.
Hut It was no reprimand. "This Is
tha most pleasant occasion on which I
have ever called you together," salu
Manager liallentyne, addressing tho
men. 'I laid beforo tho board of (U-
rectors of this company tha story of tha
WASHINGTON, Boptomber 23.
Completo plans havo been formulated
by tho War Department and aro to bo'
carried Into execution at onco to pro
vldo full and adequato protection tn
tho Paciflc'Coast In tho event of an
Invasion by a foreign power. Not on
ly are tho coast fortifications to be
amplified nnd extended so as to af
ford a complete defense against any
effort to enpturo tho harbors, but a
sufficient land fnrco Is being organltcd
to ropel an Invasion from that direc
tion. Orders will ho Issued soon, accord
ing to authoritative sources of Infor
mation, for the creation of a full divi
sion of land troops on the Pacific
Coast to replace t,ho skeleton organl-
FRED L. WALDR0N
more than puy the cost of the Im
provements. It nilKht lie stated here
that this opinion Is also held by local
engineers and renl estate men.
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heroic act of Conductor llonan, and It
voted to give him this watch." and
llonan, blushing nnd entirely taken
abuck, wum presented with tha watch
llonan 111111I0 a broken speech of ac
ceptance. In which ha suld that ha has
children of his own and know how
much lie would grlcvq to lose one.
Tho act of tha company was popular
with the men, for they recognize Ho
nun's plucky lieliuvlor. Tha watch Nu
beautiful ona of Howard make, valued
ut $126. On the back Is engraved Hu
nan's Initials Insldo tho rusa Is en
graved: "Presented to Henry M. Ho
liau for his net of bruvery on Septem
ber 18 In saving thu lives ot two Jap
llonan's brave act was told of In the
Bulletin of September 18. He was
conductor of a car on tho llcrctanla Una
on Its way Inward Aula Park when two
Japanese children got In front of the
car. llonan got ono oft the truck und
pulled tho other from under tha car 11
fraction of a second beforo It was
reached by tha wheels. Ho risked very
serious Injury, and his quirk thinking
nnd quick acting saved tho children.
FOR THE PACIFIC
xatlon now existing, which has an
I actual upproilmuto strength of less
than inno men. Tho sumo plan Is to
ho followed that was carried out, on
tho Now Knglaud roast two years
ago. Provision was mado thero tor a
full division of troops nt war strength,
which Includes niuo rcglmcnlu of In
fantry, two regiments of artillery, ono
of cavalry, four Odd hospitals, four
nmhulnnco corps, ono battalion of plo
ncer cnglncois und onu flold battalion
signals corps, and tho ncrostary pack
supply and ammunition trains.
Following u precedent, tho militia
organizations that nro tip to Govern
mont standard which Includes the
California National Guard - will be
used In making up the division.
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aacura a wide diatributlen.
Only with a wlda distribution can ha
maintain low pricaa and hold tha trada.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
BY C. S. ALBERT.
f Special II ii 1 1 e 1 1 n Correspondence )
WASHINGTON, I). C, Sept. 23.
Tho retention of tho Pacific fleet at
Sun Francisco until after the ground
breaking ceremonies has disarranged
the plans of tho department for tha
cruise of the fleet to Haw nil to such
in extent that tactical officers on
duty hero nro exceptionally Irritated.
Tho managers of the exposition ap
lioulcd to President Taft after Act
.ng Sccrctnry Hookman Winthrop IRuK
decided nnd publicly announced that
It would bo lnisjsslblo to change the
program for tho fleet without Impair
Inn tho efficiency of tho target prac
At first tho officers on duty at tha
department thought they would repair-.
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out tho trip to Hawaii hut that seem- 3
od such a punishing of tho Hawaiian
liooplo for soniothltig for which they ,
woro not responsible that the thought
on that point was dismissed. It may
bo necessary to cut tho target prac
tice but the cruise tn the Islands will
take placo substantially as first or--
dered. The Itinerary la aa follows:.
The California, West Virginia and t
CokiraiU), sailed if run. San -iKranrlacn,
on Sept. zi for Ban Diego wnera.
thoy wore Joined by the South Dakota
on Oct. 1. They will return to San
Francisco on Oct. 11 at which tlma
tho ground-breaking ceremonies will
bo well under way. Five days after
their return to San Francisco the
Maryland wilt Join tho fleet and on
Oct. 16 will rcsutno targot practice
off San Dlcgo until Nov. 16.
On Nov. 15, the fleet, accompanied
by tho first and second divisions ot
I ho Pacific torpedo flotilla will steam
fm. tfnH.nll In tin ali.nnl fmM Qan I
Kranclsco, tho home iort until JaraJ
OPIUM FOUND '
The finding of two tins of opium
In the cabin of the chief engineer ot
tho steamer Wllhclmlna that arrive
this morning from San Francisco wm!
leisirtcd soon after she had bortheelj
nt the, dock.
As a result tho whole of the vessel
will bo subjected to a very thorough
and systematic search by the customs '$
No one knows where the tins cam
from nnd who was responsible foVj
them being thero but the customs, oN.
flcluls are taking tho And .as a Koo4
indication that there Is a, plant some''
where on board and that the tins woreA
evidently being run by some one wbeu
thoy were alarmed and put them In
LIFE PRISONERS LEAVE
TOMORROW FOR COAST-?
High Sheriff W. Henry and United ,
State), Marshal Hendry, accompanied'
by two huskies, aro to start tomorrow!
morning on tho steamer Sierra for thai
Federal penltntlary nt LcavenworthJn
Kansas, with wu "lifers," An,erson1
aracc, tho negro, nnd John Wynne.
To assist them In guarding tha mi
Hilly Woods nnd David K, Notley wMf
accompany them as guards. The Fed
eral authorities mado thn request thaftN
tha Territorial officer should be aeritj
along Tho party expects to bo KOM9
utmut live weeks. 4.;
TKXM8 KSTUY KXTENOED.
Announcement was made by tk
Castle cup tennis tournament manajai,
ment this afternoon that entries far
1110 tournament win close comortaarf
afternoon at C o'clock Instead ot Meal
afternoon, the time having
tended one day.