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For Ban Franoiecoi
llyndea ,,,,, December
Mnkura .. Jiiminry
Xonlamllu i. January
ESTABLISHED 1882. No.
DAVIES & CO. TO SET CONTROL
SUGAR PEONAGE" CHARGES DENIED
Tho IIIIci Itnllrnad Cuiii:iny tint not
.Ml come tu u decision us to whether
it tint It (till tii'itailit I Ilia fur Ml ill tifrfnu. '
" ! inn invi't iiv (villi vs. "ni-'
went with tlm Territory, through tliu
Inn I or commission, for tlio building ut
tin- Kiln wharf.
Tim railroad rniiiiiiiny held u Ions
meeting this morning, ut the. coivclu
hIihi of which 1.. A. Thurston Ktnteil to
ii representative of tlie II u II e t u
thnt the copy nf tlio resolution unit
iigreonicnt passed liy the boaid yon
tenlny liuil only Just been rtcolvedund
tint t no decision linil been arrived lit.
Unless tho riillroiul concludes to ur
rcil the agreement, tile whole Hllo
Avharf matter will liu ii In tlio nlr
ngnlu, (ih nil nKreement Is necessary to
tin building of tlio wharf, under the
law-, mill (lie lio.iril'H action yesterday
mean that It has gone on rceonl dell
li lt.lv iih to ,ltH Idea of tho agreement.
The form of nKreement passed by
tin- board yesterday in iih follows:
This Agreement, made this .... day
nl" IU1.., by mid between tlio
JVrrltoiy of 1 law u II. ucIIiik by mid
through ItM Hoard of Harbor Coninils
,slolnrs, mid the Hllo ltallroad Com
.paiiy n'i-oipiinitlnu' orgnnlzed mid
4-xlstlug ii'mlcr uiVJ'by Mrtuo of the
laws of tho Territory of Hawaii,
That whereas by Subdivision C of
Hectlun 1 of. Act ICC of the Session
Ijiwh of Hill. the. sum of Two Hun
ilied Thousand .Dollars (1200.000.00)
was iii.iiIu uvallublo for wharf ami
harbor Improvements In Hllo, In bo
expi mled under tho direction of salil
ltit.it il of Harbor CnminlsHoners, but
upon iiinilltloii' "that tho Hllo Itull
lo.nl Company enters Into an ngroe
miiit sntlsfuetory to tho'lbirbor Com
mission to extend Us rnllro.nl to Mich
ivharf and thereafter to operate It tu
such wharf iih ii common carrier for n
lino of not less than ten years";
Now, theiefor'e, pursuant to tlio
lei ins of said condition It Is hereby
low minted mid agreed:
Klisl That In consideration of tho
construction f a wharf us hereinafter
Hgned tlio Hllo ltallroad Company
In i thy covenants and iiKrees with tlio
Tdrllory of llawull that It will, as
inoii as the precise situ of said wharf
Is selected, forthwith proceed to ex
tend Its railroad to said wharf mill
thereafter to maintain the same ami
opt rate Its nil I Ink' stool; over the s.imo
to said wharf us u common carrier
for the term of ten years from the dato
of the completion of said wharf.
. (Continued on Page 41
WHY HAWAII IS
AFTER IL S.
"The l'hlllpplnes, Al.isl.-i nnd Porto
"hint will ull be nut for 'generous Keil
eral uppioprlatlon, for a display ut tho
rmiaiua-1'.iclllc exposition, mid I feel
thai Haw-all ought to get mi appropria
tion also," said riuiliinuii II. 1. Wood
of the llawull exposition commission
this morning, "Hawaii should be aid
ed at least moderately. Why, tho
Philippines, It Is said, will spend over
a million dollnrs for their exhibit."
The plniiH of tho Hawaii commission
are elaborate. Chairman Wood stated
this morning thnt tlio palatini! of
scopes for tlm Hawaii building and
display alono would occupy nn nrtlst
for two years, and tho usseinbllng of
the various brnncheH nf tlio exhibit will
be n IiIk tusk mid nno that will talio
fl tun now to HUE.
"It Is nono too early to begin now,"
unlit Chairman Wood, 'Tor tho next
few weeks there will bo little done,
for wo havo iih yet no appropriation
mid the members of tho commission
coming from tho other Islands have to
pay Hair own expenses. Wo hope
when tho speclnl fission of tho Legis
lature meetH piovlslon will bo made
for fiuuls'to entry on tlio preliminary
OF KUKAIAU CO.!
Negotiations nro prnctlcnlly com
plete whereby the control of Kukal.iii
phinlatlon, Island of Hawaii, passes
from the hands Of Hubert Horner lo
T. 11. Davies & Co., Ltd. '
This 1s tho statement from authori
tative sources, reports of which today
formed the most Interesting topic of
conversation for local plantation mid
business men It Is stated that tho
consideration Involved Is close to J2C0,
000, and that while there are some pre
liminaries to ho urrniiKed, It Is con
sidered that the reports nro substan
Tho control of Kiiknlau plantation
lias been held by Mr. Horner, who lias
OF PEARL HARBOR
Honolulu Is to tnuko tlio opening of
I'cnrl Itntlmr th occasion for a for
mal celebration. When Admiral Tho
mas, commander In thief of tho Paci
fic fleet, views thu uniolllni; ribbon
"of tlio harbor channel from tlio deck
t IiIh llngslilp, Ids 1'iiulliiK noir tlio
.lew dryduck will bo marked by oxer
vlses and rimsratuUtory speoclita 111
Uiir b) tlio occasion.
Wnller V. DillliiRlum, nianiKor nf
tlie Hawaiian DroilKliiK Co., had ti tall;
ft Hit the tidmliul Hits inornlne, rol.i-
BOARD OF. AGRICULTURE PLANS
CAMPAIGN AGAINST CROP PESTS
Tho hoard of agriculture and for
estry Is uldoniiiK Its scope ami i;et
tlni; aflur all the dlsuusus Unit attack
tlio funner's cwiis. At Its mooting
.Monday next two now ivsolutloiis are
Llo ho Introduced, Oao Is for.use In
llKlitlUK Iho so iw pests hcto and tho
inthcr Is to appoint K. T. Sturrctt an
agent of the board so that ho can help
out In tlm vvoik during his rounds.
It has boon felt for some time that
hCiiioUiing should ho dono toiiiltiKato
Iho duinuKO tltat Is beltiK ciusod by
by tho various scale posts and ac
Liirdlnitly tlio matter hua now boon
t:r1teii up and will he put Into foicu.
Tlio proposed lobulation lliiitls lo be
laid bsfoio the boird couslsls of four
sections mill covers tho Ki'mind very
Tlie first section (-Ives Hid Inspec
tors of the hoard power to enter pro
I ftly. The section provides Hint whore
nny scale is found they shall give ad
vice lo tlie owner of Iho tiees as til
liuw to Ret rid or It and shall see that
tills Is dono.
I'lfty thousand dollnrs Is what All
Kwal Vee Wo estimates tho damns"
ho has sustained thiniiKh the loss of
Ills sou, who wiiH killed In an accident
In thu Young Hotel elevator some
weeks oko. Halt against thn hotel was
llled III the Circuit Court estenlay
The little boy was going up In tlio
elevator with his fathir, who let uu'iftcr their release, is iho' Opinion of
28 PAGES. HONOLULU,
been repiesented In the deal by llnbert
W Klilnul", president of tho Henry
Walfihouso Trust Company.
Tho CUIlltlll Stool. flf Ivllkfllllll 14
i"lilnnn cfinuUiltii ,.r -jmi ui..,r,. f l
liar value of 100 each. Albert Hor
ner, tho larirest stoekhnlder besides
llobeit Horner, nnd chairman of the
llawull loan fund commission. Is man
ak'er of the plantation, Kiiknlau pro
duced 177 1 tons of Micnr this year, tho
larKcst yield In Its history nnd almost
triple that of Inst year.
D.ivles Ai Co. have owned mi Inter
est 'In tho Kiikalaii mill since Its start.
II. IlacKfchl & Co are tho present
iiKcntx for thu Kiiknlau Plantation
Company. Tint stock Is closely held.
llvc lo tlio opening of Ilia hubor for
full uuvlsalloii. Plniiji woru talked
over In u general wayn, and Mr. 1)11
llimluitn lis already cjmiiionc?d ttr
r.iiiKetncntH for n IiIk limn for tho
licet olllcors mid prominent men In ci
vil life to whom tho cHPilillsliinctit o
tho UIk nval b.iso Is of vital Import
tt'ce. Tho (ipcnlui; of Pcnrl Ilarlnr mirks
n titiiiliiK' point In Honolulu s hlslorj,
mid those who realize this do not In
tend tu let tho moment slip by with
out ndciiuato cxtno.islon.
Tlio last two seel Ions are tlio pow
erful ones of the resolution. The first
of thesef provides that the inspector
may k" lu and clean up tlio placn
himself or havo It cleaned up and ull
the scale destrojed add tlm last pro
vides t hut wlieio any owner shall re
fute to comply vvitli (lie rcKtitallou he
Hhull be subject to n flue of not more
than $51)0 ut piovided by law.
When tills lias been put lit opera
tion It Is thoiiKlit that It will put Hie
board in u position to Inimllo most ot
tliu mutters that come before it ami
allow ItB Inspectors enoiinh power ti
rope with all the disease that lute
to fnr been discovered here.
Tlie vuliic of appointing Mr Stir
loll all neent nf' Iho hoard Ins been
I ninted out before during one of tli?
ineetliitts. During Hie course of his
tilpa around tlie Islands' ho can bo of
cieat service not only to tlie Inurd
hut also lo tlio funnel's In general for
lie will havo the power to maku them
enforce whut lie knows Is absolutely
becessury for theni.
Ills hand for u innment, and the boy
fell forward mid was cauxht between
the cngo" mid tlio sides ot the w'ell and
crushed to death.
That liacldlrlvors who have been
I'Oiivlelcd and sent to tlio penitentiary
should not ho permitted to ililvohacka
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1911. 28 PAGES.
(Assoetntnl Prrss Calili.)
WASHINQTON, D. C Dec. 9. Re
futlng the Uitlmony. of Jantea Bodkin
of Colorado, retarding labor conditlona
In tha augar bat fields of the State,
former Govarnor Henry A. Buchtel of
Colorado today appeared before tha
apecial Congraatlonal committee invei
tigating tha alleged sugar trust.
Governor Buchtel absolutely denied
that peonage exists among the foreign
ers In the Colorado beet fields.
SUGAR TRUST SELLING
ITS FACTORY HOLDINGS
I Ass'iclnt,',! Prow Cabin.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec. 9. Tha
sugar trust writes to the augar Inves
tigating committee that It is fast sell
ing Ita holdings in sugar beet and'eana
factories. The letter states that tha
trust now controls less than thirty
five per cent of tha Michigan fac
( Associated Press Cibte.1
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 9An ex.
plosion of coal dust in the mines of
Cross Mountain today, is responsible
for one of the greatest mine horrors
ever recorded In the South. One hun
dred, men are down in the shafts and
drifts, and are doomed to death, the
rescue gangs being driven back by
CAssnclateil Pren Cable.)
SAN, FRANCISCO, Cal Dee. 9
Subpoenas to appear before tha Fed
eral grand jury in Loa Angela and
give testimony in connection with tha
dynamiting cases, are now her await
ing tha return frrm the Eaat of O. A.
Tveltmore, head of the Aslatio Exclu
sion League, and Labor Leader John-
t AsHitt'l ited Press Piihtn.)
WASHINQTON, D. C, Dec. 9. Con
press to'day formally dismissed the
Controller Bay charges.
The "Controller Hay" charges were
advanced during the special session of
Congress Inst summer, mid were, In
brief, that the government, through tlio
connivance or tacit consent of Secro
tary of tho IntcrlorItalllngcr, Attor-ney-Clencral
Wlckershain and other
government olllclals, was allowing the
(luggenhylm Interests to secure n mo
nopoly on valuable water frontage on
Controller tiny, Alaska.
j. $$. !? !8??3?$$S
Die tiacluncn on tlio Union street
stand. They Bal.l today Hint owing
In Iho Increase of -tho population of
the city now, It is dangerous for thn
traveling public to rldo on hacks
whose drivers nro ox-convlcts.
To provo that thoy aro right In their
contention, a number of the hack
drivers of the Union street hackstand
said today, that last night somo sol
diers, who woro probably drunk, were
held up by Tnni I.uii, n Chlmiman,
who had been In Jill on a serious
chargo. He Is now In custody, await
ing investigation by tlio police.
HORROR IN MINE
Store.. Publicity Is Quick Road
BY LAURENCE REDINGTON.
CAMP COWLH.M, Pearl Harbor, Dec
. Mlnile warfure with conditions iih
nearly like the real thing as tin; piping
times of peace will permit, wllj bn
vvnged In mid around Camp Cowles
for tho next three weeks. The nmrllinj
battalion of the Paclllc fleet, which
will take the Held here Monday morn-1
big, him not been ordered ashore mere -
ly to learn the routine of canip life,'
but primal My to study the big prnb-1
terns of attack linil defense that It mil'
be called on to solve at uny lime, vvlienj
me nes oi men mill me sorely or rcreal position from other linns ortlie
cities depend on prompt mid elllclentj service," continued the in ijor, "They,
notion. Iilvu nl.o.ml ship, but whvn mtlon is
Ko as soon lit the tents nre pitched the mini they are thtovvii on the'
mid tho murines shaken down Into the
run of camp life. Major' Hill, com-
maudlng the Meet battalion, will com-
mence to work out a numb'er of tar-
Heal piobleniM. with only 3S0 men at
his disposal, tlm maneuvers will of
neeesslty l. (ninevvhnt restricted, tait
a number of Interesting skirmishes be.
tvvcen the -Heds" and' the "Illues". na
the opposing forces will btrrmoJ,.wUfl'.r this reason .cnoiiiapinentB. are of
undoubtedly take placii both by day
and by night. Tho Ulues will inarch
out nml become a hostile force, and
the Iteds will attempt to develop thu
position. Or the Illues will stay ut
home to defend tho camp while the
Jltcds attempt to take It. There Is no
limit to the variety of maneuvers, and
the crack or blank ammunition, the
splutter of Held wireless and the Hash
of acetylene signal Unlit ht night will
enliven the Industrially active but oth
erwise quiet neighborhood of Pearl
Make Camp Today. v.
I This morning at 9 o'clock a work
lug party of thirty men, In charge of
POLICE GETMAN WHO TRIED TO
KILL WIFEAND ROBBED CHILD
Through tho prompt action ot the
police, Mrs. J. P. llussty was saved
from being shot yesterday afternoon
iby her husband. Husscy was threat
ening her with u revolver when ar
rested by the police mid escorted to
the police station. According to the
arresting otllcer, Husscy had been
Hussey, who Is well known to the
police. Is occupying a cell In the po
lice station, where he Is awaiting fur
ther Investigation. He Is not only held
there for currying a concealed weapon,
,but because be stole the revolver from
A K. l.ul. ami u toy bunk containing
IH, which belongs to the la tier's three?
year-old child. The revolvers mid the
The bids on the Kcvvalo sewer have
been rejected, iiciordlng to Superin
tendent of Public Works .Mnrston
Campbell, and more work Is to bo
done on the Walpllopllo sewer Instead.
There weie two bids for the Kevvalo
(Work, and tho contract was lo liavu
gone to mo i.orn-ioung laigineuriug
"rievernl clmnges havo been made In
the scheme," snld tho Oovernor this
morning, "and It I? thought better to
do more work on the Walpllopllo sewer
at the present time and not to go on
with the Kewnlo. The pumping sta
tion Is, to bo moved and more ground
will be drained by the new plan than
A woman Isn't self-uiado Just be
causo she makes her own complexion.
Lieutenant II It Utley, the battalion
adjutant, anil Keiond Lieutenant L.
lloyt, lift Honolulu on the station
tug NiimiJii .Major Hill was In dlreit
couiiiiiiuil, to personally supervise He
Unloading of equipment mid the 111 I
I fill work at Camp Cowles.
This should be u splendid c.ini).
said Major Hill, scanning the situ Just
south of Hie dryilock us the Navajo
threaded her way between tho big
dredges In the channel. "The location
Is good, anil the climate Is bikhI. We
have good water and we should have
eitoil results. I
"Von see, the uiatlnes lire In a dlf-'
beach with their equipment to deferid
a point or lo take one. The personnel
of the corps keeps chunking, nnd iih wo
get few chulices to go Into camp lhie
are always u number of men who
don't know Jiow tu take care. of tbeni-
selves iiebore. When we iire-'wanted.
1 we're wunted badly, and we're wanted
under conditions which", uru.unfuuilllnr.
the greatest' value to the marines, and
w can't have too many of them."
The main Iwdy of marines will pro
ceed lo Pearl Harbor by train, leav'
Ing Honolulu Monday morning at 9:15.
When Admiral Thomas visits Pearl
Harbor on the California Thursday, he
will land and Inspect Cnnip Cowles.
Two 3-Inch Held pieces will be mount
ed on the shore front, and these will
bark n welcome to the commainler-lii-chief.
In all probability Major Neville,
commanding the marine battalion at
Camp Very, wilt be asked to umpire
part of the war game that Is to be
bank aro now In Iho hands of Chief
'Hussey was subjected to strict ex
amination this morning tu Chief Mo
Dullln's otllce. Assistant County At
torney llrown wiih present during the
Investigation by the chief of detec
tives, McDullle asked Hussey how he came
lu possession of u revolver and thu
bank. At llrst Hussey refused to tin
smr the iiuesllons, but whin con
fronted with evident e which he could
Hot dodge he broke down mid admit
ted his guilt
Next Monday morning Hussey will
appear before Police Judge Monsar
rat to answer to the charges of carry
ing ii concealed weapon and of stealing
the bank of the three. year-old boy.
BY NEXT WEEK
That the whole of the work of cart
lug away the refuse now Uttering thu
streets, us a result of the sanitation
campaign, should be finished by the
end of next week, Is the opinion of
Dr. Marshall, noting head of the sani
tation army during the absence of Dr.
Ilxtru days were added to the forco
during the week, and un enormous
intimity of stuff Is being handled ev
ery day now. Tho whole attention of
the force Is being given to this aspect
of the' matter Just at the present time,
hut Dr. Marshall stated that when Dr.
McCoy comes hack again nunc time
will be devoted to establishing fuels
about thu mosquitoes.
Auud many u society bud blossoms
Into u wallflower,
Plain, matter of fact advertising,
given good display daily, buildi confl
denca in store and merchandise.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Attracted by rcsirlB Hint Hiwall Is'
?olng lo open up extensive homestead
lands, would-be seniors from thu
Mainland mo beginning tu come tin?
way lu a steady tide. One steamer
ibis week brought half a dozen, and
within the past few week tlie por
rotinl applications by nialnhnd peoplo
for lands has Jumped up to a remark
8. T. Slirrclt Biipriiilendenl of
marketing, teports that one day tills
vcok ho bad lour applications from
mnlnlinilers who had come In Hawaii
hearing the stories Hint lards are tu
bo opened up. Although mi effort
whatever is being made In give wide
publicity on the maluljiid to Hawaii
lionustcading plans. It i-j evident that
tlm Immigration tide of prospective
settlers Is beginning to set this way.
The malls lately liae shown Iho lit
crease. Threo applications lo Mr.
Starrott arrived by the samo steamer
us the four settlors. They have been
referred to lliojund, commissioner .for
ilil' ahtt t'litrgffielltuolir. na-flsinerlnle'rf:B
ilent Starr.,!! tint, tmll,l,, f .i.M,iti. ',
- ..-..- .. ..u.M...t ,u uvtmuif
laiui openings. . i,
"This simply shows," snld Mr. Mar-
relt, discussing Iho mutter, that lla
wull cjii get i plenty of wlilto settler
by simply assuring them of home
steads of siitllclent sire to make a llv-'
lug on. These people win) applied til
mo are undoubtedly only purt of those
vho como down hero for homesteads,"
One, death yistcrday and one lart
night was thu toll taken by small-pox-among
the Immigrants from the
steamir Wlllesdeu, while inal-nutrltlou
caused the death of all Infant. Tho
small-pox victims were a child In Iho
morning mid u man lust night,
Woiklug almost Incessantly, tha
iiur.iulliin medical forces and thu
guards mid assistants have ut last
Huoceidcil lu getting all the Immi
grants off thu siricki-n ship mid out to
Quarantine Island. their baeiraen
meanwhile being thoroughly disinfect
ed Dr. James stated tu the I! illic
it n ut noon today that ull the Im
migrants are DOW on Iho shin mii.I nnlv
the ilmlors and mirsea remain aboard.
No further small-pox cases linve ap
peared, mid IntelllgenJ care unit sym
pathetic treatment are kiivImi manv
children who would have died from
mm-niiiiiiiou If lift In the Ignorant
nursing of the ImiiilgrantH.
Cabltd news from I'. T P. Water
house ami Albert w'utorhotiso of the
Wnlerhoiiso 'coniii.inv give tho latest
'news on the rubber crops on tho Ma
Pehnng produced 2100 ppunds dur
lug the month of November nnd Tun.
dung Olok's yield for the sume perlrjd
wus '.'025, both of which uro regarded
ns, very satisfactory.
H. E. HENDRICK ' $-'19
Acting Agent ojjH
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