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From Sin Franolseet
For San Franclseoi
ESTABLISHED 1882. No.
SUGAR CUT BLOCKED
BREAKS LAW TO
SEND TROOPS HERE
WASHINGTON, D C. Jnn 28. It
was I'lvcn nut liy Wiir Department of
ficials toilny Hint a speedy reduction
of the number of regiments In tliu
Philippines by one-half lind been do
t1l1f1 upon li) the government, tjfnr
reasons of cioitoiny ntul military ad
ministration Pour regiments of In
fantry mid two of cavalry will take
over tho duties now performed liy
15,000 Troops for. Hawaii.
FORT DE RUSSY RECLAMATION
PLAN STARTS IN SHORT TIME
Tlio Band and fill that Ih to he tak
en nut of Honolulu harbor to beucflt
shipping will bo used ns part of the
fortifications at l'ort Do Hussy, Jn
this way tlio channel dredging servoi
u double jitirisiso. and every ard that
Is taken out by the big turbine of the
Htandnrd American Dredging Co. will
serve the double purposo of harbor
and land Improvement.
Some time ago a I wo rjuantlty ol
sand was taken from the mllltity res
ervation nt Fort Armstrong, nn( car
ried on cars to Do Hussy, where It
was dumped In front of (ho riiii em
placements In thu form of sandworks
The plan of tlio ArmvNinglneers Is tr
run the plpo from the dredger to tlio
Armstrong reservation, nil tlio cut al
ready made, and build up as much
ground as comes out of the hnrboi
When this has dried out, and Is In
Tho belt road commission has until
next Saturday In which to lllo an np
peul from tho ruling of Judge Whit
ney In the circuit ourt In connection
with tlio cjso brought against It by
John II, Wilson, who claimed that ho
was tho lowest responsible bl Idet and
should huvo been given tlio contract
for the first section of tho belt road.
Up to the present time no decision
Preparations are going forward day
by day for the colonial ball on the
night of I'tbruary 23 that will com
plete the Floral Parade program, and
today Director Oi lie nil Arthur V Wall
announced the list of pitronesses foi
the alTnlr The ball will bu given on
the roof gurden of the fining llotil,
and thu tommlttie Is hard at woik on
the di lulls.
1 he llt of patronesses Is as fol
lows: Mrs M. M. Macomb, Mrs. W. C
Cowles, .Mrs flenrgo It Carter, Mrs
Arthur I' Wall, .Mrs J. It Ouit. Mrs.
K (' Allen, Mrs i: A Mott-Hmlth,
Mrs fieorge Hhtrmun, Mr. 13. J Tlm
lurluke, Mrs. (1 II Angus, Mrs. J S
Walker, Mrs If fl Noonan, Mrs i;
I lllshop, Mrs 1' A Sehuofer, Mrs IV
M Swiiuzy, Mrs II, 1' Wlchmnn, Mrs I
W I' UlllliiKliiim. Mrs. C. M Cooke
H. E. HENDRICK, Ltd.,
Merchant and Alakca Streets
MULTIGRAPHS and SAFES
Tho reduction of the Philippine, force
will iiuiku possible tlm stationing of ii
large number of troops In llauall u
iar or two before- pImiih ulrciidy forin-i-l
liail contemplated. It Is proposed
to garrison Haunll with about 12,000
to 1K.O00 hoops, iik those Islands nr
regur.l.d ns the mllltnr) key to the
The; lednctlon In the Philippines will
not lie eo grout hh would appe.ir, be
(Contlnu.d on Pags 2)
shape lo linndlo, tlio Port Armstrong
acreage will be reduced to Its proper
level, olid the surplus sand and slit
carted to Do Hussy.
Dredging of tlio harbor will com
mence In n few days. According tu
the terms of tlio original contract tlie
work should hae been started somo
months ago, hut tho tilrbltio was busy
at I'earl Harbor under n sub-contract,
mid the Standard "American Company
secured an oxtenslotf from the gov
ernment In consideration of which a
cut in prico per contract urd was
made. Tho government will get the
same work for less inuuoy mi1 account
of a few months delay. Half tlio
channel will be worked at a tluiu
leaving the other lnlf clear for nav
igation, There will be no additional
dredging, the harbor entrance merely
being cleaned out lo Its charted depth
of 35 feet.
IN ROAD CASE
litis been arrived at by the commis
sion nri to whether Or lint It wilt take
the matter to tho Supremo Com t, but
u meeting Is lo be held this week tu
otder to decide the matter.
At thht meetllli; will niso lin lirmurM
up for signatuie thu contracts for the
tenners ror mo second section or the
belt toad and for building the Kalmit
kl and other schools which vveta
opened Satin day.
fWHD NIL IS
NOW DEUVED IN
The Governor has received word
thut the l'lillc Iitkl laud bill has been
delayed In Congress until Stiuitor
l'lilrthlld Is bitttr and can be heard
on In half of his plan to lease govern
ment hinds for public school funds
The bill for tho llllo street car line,
which I K Coiiness l bundling, bus
Pad one healing In committee and has
init met with vtry favorable support,
It Is said The ciinunlttc e, It Is uuder-
sloid, Is objecting to the form of thu
flu lie hlse
tt tt it It U Si ii SS St Si St SS Si St SS it it St
Jr, Mis I' J Low ley, Mrs James I)
Doughirty, Mrs. II D Tinnij, Mrs
J, M Dowsitt
PRESIDENT'S VETO SUREIBritain
BY C. S. ALBERT.
(Spfclul Bulletin Correspondcnc
WASHINGTON, D. C. Teb. 1. Tho
uiisoiuio certainty wiai mere win ne
no revision of the Biigur schedule of
the Payne-AIdrlch tariff uct at this
session oi uingiess nas again ueen
emphasized by the utterances of
President. Toft. In a formal and at-
most otllclal manner lie has repeated
frofiuent declarations that no turllt
hills will bo considered and approved
by htm which do not follow submitted
findings of the Tariff Hoard. An In-
vestlgatlon of the Biigar Industrj has
twit linairi tiltmnnil lit tlm Tut-Iff 11t r.l
T.mt",ur7oV.U viorVlvlii o7bo I, ' i H I , J"'1 "" ITS H? "? T'W" ,"
reached for n jear or eighteen measure that did not follow n,idiJpt '.". ,e'1 l,y ,ho Se,,ale ,,,eh la
months. by tho Tariff Hoard. He was commit-! '
After tlio House Wnj-s and Means ted lo nothing In the nature of revl- President Toft's Boleinn assurances
ConintTttee reported n ineasuro rev is- slon but wool. Ho would favor the to Hepiesentatlves Payne Dalzell and
lug downward the steel schedule, the revision of the cotton schedule when McCall remove all KsBlblllty of su
bill being now under discussion In the tho, report of the Tariff noard has. gar legislation during the present
House, three prominent Hepiibllcan been rendered, ear.
FLEET WILL STAY TILL JUNE
IS STORY FROM WASHINGTON
Tho "underground wireless" Isi Join the fleet herenow that her pres
working for the Navy ns well as tholence at Guayaoull Is no longer need-
Army these days. A lot pf 'dono"ed. She Is said to be coaling at the
uaseu on private correspondence from
more or less reliable sources Is going
the rounds, the (last v mall having
brought a number of letters to o dicers
of the fleet from thoso'who know, or
are supposo! to knowthe Inner work
ings of tho government.'
The gist of lhc8o letters confirms
tho original guess that tho Heel's In
I'etlnlte stay here Is purely a g.ntu
Department mutter, but some of tho
Information states positively that hoi a
the Hoot will stay until conditions In
China aro absolutely settled again,
and that tlio higher-ups, havo given
June as (lie earliest possible date of
departure for tho Coast These re
isirta are not mere idle gossip, bu'
seom to come as near to accurate In
formation ns It Is Ksslble for anyone
Maryland Coming Daek?
It Is stilted on good authority thut
tlio Miuyiind will bu ordered hack to)
MANLY TEARS WERE SHED
AS CHORUS SAILED AWAY
Tlio "sloppy weather" signal was
Haunted to the breeze from the mast
head or the gallant little liner Nlpisui
Mum as that vessel prepared to steam
awn) from Alakea wharf, and proceed
on lis way to Japan and China, bear
ing sixteen members of the Hughes
Musical Comedy Company, now e'l
route to tho Kar Past to open un ex
tended engagement nt u Manila the
ater. (Ireut big gobs of masciillno tears
freely flowed as tho last lingering os
cillatory manifestation passed and nt
least, temporarily severed friendships,
Platonic or otherwise, between a Joy
ous bunch of chorus girlies and u
scoro or moro of local admirers,
The Amalgamated Order of Stage
Poor Johnnies monopolized tlio wharf
According to Information to hand
bj the attorney general's otllce, Tux
Assessor Tiirle) of Hawaii will sell
land In order to get money for tuxes
t' ut lire dclliuiueiit Tills. Is the Ilrst
time In the history or the Territory.
II, f u,i,l, .., i. l... w.
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-.... .. ...n . .....L.. .
i lie. power was given liy inn last
Legislature, hut has so fur nut been
Invoked. 1'uilej bus n small parcel of
I Hid thut he has been unable to get
the tuxes for, however, und will now
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1912.
BE HERE RBW HOURS
j members of tho cominltteo went toi The Honso prooscs to follow steel
the White House, They were Hepro-'vvlih downward revision of tho chew
senlntlves Panic, Dalzell and McCsll.'lc-il sphe.liilo Thp Turin im..r,i i,.c
nil Apostles or High Protection. They
Informed the President that the steel
bill would surely be passed bv thu
Democratic House. It would almost
as certainly be passed by a coalition'
of Democrats and Progressives In the
Senate They desired to know Just
what the President would do when
tho measure came before him for
pi oval or veto.
The President, -without hesitation
told his visitors that ho would osi-
tln..l.. ..n.. ".. .... 1 titi u. . .
present time nt Lower California In
preparation for Jiry, return trip acmsi
Lieut. Comdr. D. W. Wiirtzbaugh,
recently detached from the South Da
kota and appointed to Admiral Nlcli
olsen's stuff with the Asiatic fleet, left
this morning for thu Coast on the
Sierra. I.leul. Comdr, Wiirtzbaugh Is
taking a short leavo to visit Ills fam
ily before proceeding to tho Kar Kaat
on a transHirt
Lieut Comdr. Edward Woods, who
hus been on duty ns recruiting otllcer
at Chattanooga, has been ordered to
the South Dakota us navigator, to
tako Lieut Comdr. WurUb-iugli's
The four cruisers went out to sea
about 75 miles yestordjy, and will
pioh.ihly go as far as that today. All
four anchor i lose In at night
(Contmu.d on Paga 2)
for a half-hour hofore a heart-rending
leuvo-tuklng of the crowd of merry
makers, who for two mouths past as
sisted a quiet Honolulu In the pleas
ing passing of dull care.
Moro than one well-established bus
iness house found itself without tho
servlco of one or more of Its youth
The ranks of tho chivalry from
both tho Navy and the Army were
druwn iiikiii 3 add their melancholy
mite to tho scene of departure, sel
dom If ever equalled at the sailing of
a trans-Pacific liner frum tho port ol
Flocks of aiitomohllo chauffeurs,
who, brought to the waterside bv
happy memories of midnight Joy rides
over Honolulu boulevards. Jostled and
IContlnuad on Paga 2)
A committee of Punchbonl residents
..,.. un t1B novernor this .n,ninv
In connection with the preference
r"tnIM ",ul "ru " " Kranted there.
The matter Is nt the present time
,,, un- ,it,,ii,n we euu ueeorney Kenerui.
who expeeis to announce tho ilrst of
the lights within the. next day or two
lhe flovirnor Is going to usk foi
suggestions us to the naming or the
new streets that ure to be put through
Is Reaching Every
made no reort on thut feature and
the President declared lie would cto
Hip mpnunrp ud..... Ii .npi.o.i M.
Tll present plans of the T.irli'
l,(,al1' Includo taking up rhomlcah
a,1(1 B(p' when cotton Is out of the
"'' T,ley n,av follow with sugar,
an-l1"" "'it Is uncertain,
Tho Ways and Means Committee
has announced an Intention to bring
In and pass a sugar revision bill. It
The recommendation uf ltrlgadler
Oeinral Macomb, us to the locution uf
thu ilrst Ml of ptim.iiirnt Inrr.uks at
IjIIiIiuu, wire computed yesli nlny and
dispatched lo Western Division head
iliiurtirs In the mull carried by the
.Sierra this morning The report will
puss through the division to the War
Department, and mure than likely will
lie upprowd In Its entirety
'llie) new barracks will be located
mi ic li nearer the main roul than are
the present temporary buildings
the reinforced concrete structures,'" un!n dynamiting cases. Most of
will be lit the un
entrance of the
Sebutlelil rise nation This gives un
unobstructed illilf, ror maneuvering.'
and ulso inakvs'n'tiitter arrangement
for the liuillli und general comfort of
ottletrs und men, with relation to the
The ollkers- quarters will be neurest
the road, the barrucks next, und thu
stable last of the chilli Thus the
prevailing trade winds will blow dust
und stable odors uwa) from the build
Ingi. ucrois the open reservation As
more sets of barracks ure ..elded, they
will bi. put up parallel with the ones
pill up parallel Willi llie one,
now i.ian.ieo, so coue eacu win oe " "
neullli) and wiud-svvepi.
Another feature of the site selected
Is that It makes the water und drain
age problems eusler to handle Tlio
main water supply will come, from thel
Kaukonnhuii gulch, und the new site Dfttrict Court today Issued an order
Is much easier reached than the pres- enjoining the Steel Trust not to dec
ent one The lay of the land ulso etroy its records. The dissolution suit
mikes It eusler tu sewer und drain Is pending.
The present quarters uiul canton-1 e
nients will not be disturbed during tliel WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 6 Of
new construction, and their present! .
occupants will be put to no luconvenl- - ... ''J J,,,:!,".1,1
ence whatever In fact. It Is unlikely
that the temporary buildings will be
torn down ror some years to come, as
they will Iih available ror taking care
or any surplus troops which may bu
unexpectedly thrown Into Oaliu
SAN ritANCIHCO, fill, Pell e
Hugur: 'JC degrees lest, 4 Sc Pre-
''" 'tnotntlon. 4 tie Ueets- 8S
anal) sis, ids .1 1-
Prev lulls quotation.
, , . . , , ,
' lio""liiiu ah. e-iuii was uikuii
l.. , ...
noon todav nt u meeting hel 1
at the Commercial Club nnd It was
mjIo,! to cable San Pranclsco endors-
ng Sail lYunclsco' claim on the nil-
nmil convention of tho Associated Ail-
vertlslng Clubj of the United States
for tho 11)13 convention
- 12 PAGES.
f Adwh-IMpi ptp CaMa I
LONDON, ENC, FED. 6. PUBLIC
FEELING IS INFLAMED AT
ACTION OF THE GERMAN AU-
THORITIES IN IMPRISONING A
BRITISH ATTORNEY, BETRAM
STEWART, FOR ALLEGED SPYING.
f Assoelatr.1 Pr. n.i,i. v '
WASHINGTON, O. C Feb. 6. Gen.
Leonard Wood, chief of staff, today
sent out orders to prepare to protect
Ika Mawloaa h..il.. .a .h... -! t
Senttle, Helena, Tampa, Spokane and
oavinnin, uenerai urozco is Deneveti
disloyal to President Madera's admin-
titration and there la talk of the poi-
peoie .ecu. ion oi me stale ol line
(Asnocliltfl Press CutitP.V I
INDIANAPOLIS, lnd Feb. 6
Thirty two Indictments have been re-
turned by the grand jury investigating
tre indictments are believed to be for
union officials. The namts hava bn
P'd on the secret file pending the!
arrest of the men.
' ' ald that members of the Me
Nam.r. un.W, crew of dynamite
, . , , , .,
wrecker, and also men knowing them
HERRICK MAY BE DIPLOMAT.
(Bl-clul II II 1 1 h 1 1 li Cable..)
let In Cable.)
D. C, Feb. 6 It
WABHINQTON. D. r F.h Rlt,v
'',""' Z ' B'r" rSohlo 'l i'
ricK former governor ol Un o. will bo
". . .... ' ,
I -H I I .La .a j
, - w-, . -w. v -.
. .u,,..d nh.rt B.enn l.am.
baasador to France.
8TEEL MUST PLAY FAIR.
(Special HullMIn CiMe.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 6. The
.. .v -.. v oiimi lM
troops are not to cross the Mexican
line to enforce neutrality. The gravity
of the situation Is admitted.
MONEY TRUST CAN'T ESCAPE.
(Special nullcitln Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 6 The
Democratic members of Congress are
preparing to push tha Investigation of
the money trust.
MUST ANSWER IN COURT.
(Hh rial II ll 1 1 e 1 1 u Cable.)
1 SAN FRANCI8CO, Cal, Feb. 6.
Timothy was held to the 8uperlor
BRIGHT FOR CHINA'S PEACE.
((winl Itiilletln C.ll 1
NANKING, China, Feb. 6 The Re.
publicans have) practically accepted
Premier Yuan'e peace proposals.
AS ADVERTISING IS TO EVERY
OTHER BUSINESS, SO IT WILL BE
TO YOURS IF YOU USE THE BUL.
LCTIN AS A MEDIUM OF PUB-LICITY.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
On a mission or such ImiHirtance
mid secrecy that nil II It Is closed
here he cannot I'lvulro Its nature, O.
I red Calkins, of Oakland, Cnl . ar
rived tills, morning on the Japanese
liner NIpjhiu Mam
He will return on the Ilouolulon to
the Coast tomorrow afternoon, and
his stay of less than two days In Ho
nolulu will iot hlui three or four
limes the usual am unit, lor his bual
luss Is so prisslng he U willing to
pij Jl'iii) fur violating the coastwise
laws by coming on the Japinese lin
er In addition to the I-'IMI for Infrac
tion of the liws Mr Calkins piyg his
steamer fare extm
Mr Calkins Is a prominent man In
the express anil haggige transporta
tion busriiess of Sun Francisco, his
homo being In Oakland He does not
nomo ueing In Oahluiiil He iWies not iflW
hesitate to admit that bis buslne-is
here Is of extreme liuisirtauce. bat - j.
SIS extreme luisirtauce. but
until It Is cluse, lib will not make It PA.
lilllillf nli,ii ...i..u...m .. . . . I
'd by those who knew of his flying -i,T
!'. a ig iiieni mat he Is after
some big contracts which can be fur-
the red by local visile here
" Knew II w jul.l (t me reiiml.ler
jnblo lo make the trip this wa. but I
(had to do If suld Mr Calkins this
.morning " expect to get the llono
j lul.'in for the Coast tomorrow "
All tho talk of complications bo-
I 11 ...ill fl w. . t ll.ll .1.. a .1
' " " r 1 . ""' U"V".. ""V"1
ntati's over Paliujra Island s situ,
..,,. lI()Wn , .,,. aKl.
expeeted A fuller text of the Asso--
ciuicu iti'bs dispatch thut was mode
so much of by the morning paper ar
rived todiiv from tin, .,, iitwl it iA .
,i..,..i. ...... i ,. '.. ' H
' -timkiii mat Ulllll me rumor
as. in i.titilu.l e.ci.l. . 1. 1 . f.i... 1 ) i..i. i
""" mi.-m, iiuniuil IIUIII J1UUOIU1U. t
of ,rouul "vcr ,l' l-l"". Washington
irnnu tintiiiti.r ..t,...i ti
kl ' nothing abe.ut the, matter
i ue rumor, unci started, was taken
up In Washington, but Washington S .
dlsputchei slute I'kplliltly that noth
lug wus known of nti) Issue being
raised iih to tlio ownership The As
sociated Press curried the following
dispatch out of Washington J. ,,
WASIIINC.TON. Jun 2'l -Humors '
that Great ilrllaln Intended to take"
possession or Palmyra island (In real
ity ii group of llfty islets), lng about
bOO miles soutliwest or Hawaii nnd al
most In n direct line between Aus
tralia and the Panama ctinnl, resulted
In the subject being a matter of In
iiilr unotllciaily ut the State Depart
ment ton ly
Olllcl.ilu professed ignorance of any
Issue being raised as to the owner
ship of the Island, but admitted the
title was vague .
Palmyra Island wus discovered In
ISf.L' by mi American ship master, who
proclaim! d it pert or tho kingdom of
Hawaii In 18S2, und It was annexed by
(lie.it Ilrllaln In ISS'l 1 he question
ut issue Is whether the Ilritlsh annex
ation canceled (he prior Hawaiian
title, for, If It did nut, Palmyra Island (
probable will be held to hnvo been an'
noxid to the I'nllod State's In 1S91, 4h
'I li.. ul,..i,'!,lti liilntil nT mil. II., iiii.Lu?
has been usked b the boird ofhculltr
lo ereet two more collages at the Ka
Mill receiving slutlun There are u',
number of perrons who should betaken '
In, but owing lo the rough weather no"4
inoie cult be ijc-nt to Molokal and there.
is a Jam Just at the present time."
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