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lloiinltilun I'thrnnry 27
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Muliiira February 27
The result deeming from the ex
penditure of money for advertising will
steadily Increase as advertisers learn
where this money can be most profit
ably invested. Might try the BULLE
TIN. 3:30 EDITION
Is the Slogan for Growth 'arid Industry
ESTABLIS'HED 1882. No. 5170.
-HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26.fe.2. 12 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS. 1
Afcxocltilnl lrcM r.iblf )
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 26.
Senator A. D. Cummins of Iowa has
embodied his presidential campaign
platform in a bill he introduced in the
Gen Mo today limiting the size of cor
purntioni, thus giving evidence that ho
will mnko his campaign on govern
mont control of great corporations
ROOSEVELT TAKING A
FLING AT PRESIDENT
(Klclal II II I I ('till Cable.)
DOSTON, Man, Feb. 26. Colonel
Roosevelt today told the Massachusetts
Legislature lli.it if the peoplo know
enough to mako a constitution they
I'.now enough to interpret it, thus tak
ing n fling at Taft's recent utterances.
Reosovelt also recapitulated the an
nouncement of his policies made in his
Crlumbus, O., speech.
(HlHfl.ll Mil I let In IMhte.)
DES MOINES, la., Feb. 26 Gov
ernor Carroll has declared himself in
favor of President Tafl.
TAKE OVER COAL
( Asi'iclntrO Press Cable.)
LONDON, Eng., Feb. 26. It is re
ported that Premier Asquith Is deter
mined that in tho event of the coat
strike now threatened actually coming
about, tho government will take over
and operate tho mines.
NAVY SECRETARY WANTS
WIRELESS AROUND GLOBE
IHiimI.iI Ilil II .'till Cable.)
WASHINGTON, D. C Feb. 26.
Secrotary of tho Navyjrieyer today ask
ed $1,000,000 for a world-girdling wire
less to benefit the navy. Ho urges two
battleships a year as a regular naval
REBELS THREATEN: TELL
FOREIGNERS TO LEAVE
(KlNi'l.ll llllllft III Cubic.)
EL PASO, Tex., Feb. 25. Tho rebels
luivo sent a demand to the town of
Juarez to surrendor. If this is not done
within six hours they say they will
mako an attack.
The officials have been asked to warn
all foreigners to leave.
WANTS INFORMATION ON
LAWRENCE LABOR TROUBLE
r.lKSneliilcd Tress C;bl.l
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 26.
Senator Miles Poindexter of Washing
ton today introduced a resolution call
ing upon the Duroau of Commerce and
L.ibor to furnish full information on
the Lawrence labor troubles.
IS SHOT BY POLICE
I Assnel.itrd Press r?nb!u.l
LAWRENCC, Mass., Feb. 26. A
ilocn shots were exchanged today be
tween tho police and tho strike sym
pathizers. One of tho latter was shot.
VAST SUM ASKED FOR
U. S. TO 0WN EXPRESSES
f Asinclntpil Press Cabin.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 26.
Congressman Gardner of New Jersey,
chairman of the committee on postof
fices and post roads, today introduced
a bill for the government ownership
nf express companies. The cost is es
I. mated as $39,105,919.
(AMHu-'ali'd Press l-utite 1
WASHINGTON. D. C, Feb. 26 The
Democratic sugar bill will probably be
leported In a fortnight.
H. E. HENDRICK, Ltd.,
Merchant and Alakca Streets
Fire Escapes and Ornamental Iron
:t tt :t n tt t: :: n :: it : tt t: tt t: :: t
it IiijtiiK-tliui S:it niil.iy ntlL-i lio'tii In ::
t luilil up mill! of stock.
it 1 It j line t lin makes sensational t
tt charges against T. II. Davlt-a & tt
tt Annual meeting (if plantation tt
tt liclil thin morning, tt
tt Albert llnriKT oiiHlctl iih prosi- tt
tt ilont mill manager mid succeed- tt
tt cil I iy his brother, tt
tt tt tt tt tt t: tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt n
The Knliiilaii plantation tlKhl, In
volving Albert and Itohclt Humor,
brothers, In a merciless IlKht for con
trol of the big propotty. ami Involving
also the ptoimscd sale to T. II. I)avlc3
& Co.. reaelieil the climax of hltterne.n
tntlny, when the aiiiinal meeting of
lli plantation wan lielil. It followed
svvllt legal action lato Sal unlay after
noon ami this morning, ami promise.!
:i ullll harder battle In the courts. '
Tills iiioiiiIiik's meeting rcsulteil in
i victory fur Hubert llurncr. Holding
llio inajoilty of Block nml nlileil by as
sociates also with votlm; strength.
Holiort Horner ousteil Albert an ptcs
hlent ami manager ami w,m .ltliuscir
lnstiilleil hoih prcshtmit mid tnaii.ngor
of tho plantation ami ranch cnntpnii) !
Hubert Horner forces won a victory
all ilowji the line Resides himself as
president, there were elected H. V.
Shingle us treasurer, A. N. Campbell
as secretary, ami tho Audit Company
if Hawaii as anil it or. Tim piesldent I
secretary ami vice president consti
tute llio directorate.
lbcrt Horner made a ilespeinto at
tempt over Sunday to stnvo off the
passing of control ami the consequent
sale of the Homer stock to DiivIoh &
Co.. which he has held up for nionths(
by legal action. Last Saturday iifte!-,
noon he secured fioni ,1iii!o Robin
son's court tri injunction tonipornrllvi
icstialnlns tlio salo of the stock lint!
not Interfering with the voting. Thisj
Injunction was served on the stock
holders before the meeting this morn
ing The Hobeit Homer forces siv
tills merely po-dponoH Albert llonu'i'.i
Inevitable defeat, as the oilier sine
holds the wiling strength.
(Continued on Page 3)
Mis Minnie Hudson. tm was ar
lested e.uly yei-tcrdny nun iiIiik by l.l'i
inir Inspeelor I'eiinell, and who appear
ed in Pollen Omit this mortiiiiK,
charged with the Illicit sale of lliiuor. I
was Uncil JlOli and osts ol' court. She 1
Mrs Hudson, according to I'eiinell.,
has been known for some time In have
iiild liquor illegally at a house on Rich
ards street, iippuillu the I'lilverslly j
It was lepiuteil lately that she was
about to move Into a new home, whli.h
she huimht, at the corner of Plikoi ami
l.uiialllii sin-Ms. Tim residents- or .Mil -klki
were about to enter a protest, It
Is said, when she was arrested by l'tn.
lull yesteiilay imunliig
The iliifind.int was iiuatteinleil by
counsel In i unit tills morning. At her
request, she was alhmcil to go until 11
o'clock, when she promised to reappear
In court with the tine money.
Revenue Officer Arrives.
No sooner had the ilng-iulunt been
llueil than Deputy Collector It. I'.
Ilellbrun of the Internal Revenue olllc
arrived at the police station and ile
maiiileil tliat she pay the special reve
nue tax 1 1 ill ll on said that lie did
Hot come there to urrc"t her. at least,
nut .lust iiovv
BY C. S. ALBERT.
(Slcl.il lltlllclln Ctiricsiinill!ce )
WASHINGTON, l'Klt. III. -Tho iln-l
fense of his administration imiilo by'
Governor Wnlter 1 I'ronr, of Hawaii,
did not create u ripple on the surface
ol tlthcr the civil or political waters
here. It entne silently Into the city,
after a long period of walling, ami was
Riven ii reception In which profound
silence was the chief ingredient. Kven
Secretary Fisher, who Is mi enthus
iastic supporter of the Governor's can
didacy for leappolntmi'itt. did not
coinmont audibly or favorably upon It.
The labored and voluminous de
fense eiune in by way of a special bug,
registered, and safeiiiardeil In all
manner of ways against the possibil
ity of loss. In looking after the like
lihood that his precious reply to the
charges of Delegate Kalalilaiiaolo
might go astray. Governor I'rear
th lew away the only chance he pos
sessed for securing u settlement of his
controversy before Secretary Visiter
departed for l'aiiania. It will doubt
less he a shock to the Governor when
ho leiirns that the sending of his an
swer by registered niall prevented ac
tion In his cave for more than three
All II 1st class mall matter coming
from Honolulu on the steamer Wllhcl
niliia was delivered hero lit S o'clock
In the uionilmc. Registered mall was
held ovur In San l'ranclsco and lost
more than eight hours time In transit.
The rules of the postal servhc re
quire that registered mall arriving in
San Francisco from Honolulu must be
taken to the postolllee In that city and
verified. I'll si class mull Is rushed
: Something niomeutoiiH Is like
! Iv to happen most any day lit tho
arralrs or the Honolulu Cousoll-
: dated Oil C pany
! Negotiations have been pend-
lug for some weeks for tho sale
! of mime of Ihe undeveloped lauds ,
of the company at a price In the
neighborhood of a million dol-
! Ini'H. An option price or one
; Ii Ii imI thousand dollars was
: placed on the land at the outset, !
mill although at last repot Is the
1' hundred thousand had not been
paid over. It Is thought by some of
those interested that the ileal
will eventually lie pulled Ihtoiigh
! If It is, a large sum of money will
! he available and Biiuie of It pie- !
! Hiiinlmlil) lor a dividend.
Tiie steady ailvalice or I llio
Hallway common has attractrd '
considerable Interest dining the '
last few days.
Thu scciot of this advance Is '
negotiations reported to be pernl- '
Ing by which tho I llio Railway
will secure the shipment of'tho
sugars of nil tho llrevver & Co.
plantations along the Illlo coast.
At present these sugats are be
ing shipped by the liiter-Iblnnd
Steamship company lit a very low
- rate. The railway company has
been trying to secure the sugars
and negotiations have been under :
way for many weeks. The belief
Is held In some quarters- that the !
deal between the railroad com- '(
pull) ami llrewer ,ti Co. Is likely
In he closed at any moment. v
.;. .'. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. .;. . .;, . .;. .;. .;. .;.
The ('iiiiiiialliiii. ()hiii IIuiim-, 'I'm"..
ON THE SITUATION
"It will undojiblcilly In- a,
slunk to the Gov rnor when lie
limns that the ii luting !' his
answer by reglsl nil mall prc-
vented action In Ids case for
mure than three vicl.s"
"The Imprcssl. u Is kuIiiIiik
ground here that tliete Is more
' truth than jmi'li In the Mini
that a compact was uiiule lie-
tweell rieshlent Tail anil lli'lil-
gnte Kalanlaliiiiile before the
hitter's sudden dip.irture fur
' "1'iesliU'iit Tart still Insists
' that a special I'liiiinilssbiuer will
go to Hawaii and personally III- i
vistlgate the charges made
against Governor I'rear."
Secretary I'Mut has veered
around to the special lonitnls-
sinner view. lie said before "'
leaving that the detail of mi In-
' vestlgutor would depend mi the
character of Governor I'l ear's
iept to Ihu eluirges ni.iile
against him" ''
... i. . it S .j. 'i ' "' ' y y -i
from Hie Incoming steamer to the
Overland train and only the time of
transportation across the city Is lost
It thus happened Hint Governor
I'rear's special registered mull bag
BY C. S. ALBERT.
(Hlml.ll II II I I e l'orti.MiMiir )
WASHINGTON. 1) I". K'li 1..
Plan- lor the hi Iter and iimr. eirn
live iiirlllli iilliiti mill ilileii-e of tin
Hawaiian Maud are now being cure
Inlly lonslileieil by the Ano Wnrt'ol
lege. The leioniiiH'iiil.it Inns, when
made, will be of the most impotlaiit
nature. All will be in Hue with the
plan In establish a modern Gibraltar
III the near Pacille.
Major General Arthur Murray rur
uhdicit Ihe material on which tho Army
War College Is now working. He made
a comprebeiislv-e Investigation or mill
liny ionililloii" In Hawaii He subse
quently Came liere ami was In consul
tation with G' nerat l.ionaril Wood,
chivf of slmr, and nihcr prominent rc
re -entallves nr tin army, lie arranged
MANOA REPUBLICANS WILL
START OFF RIGHT
A new ileal all around Is on tho pio
gram for the "Manna Insurgents,"
wnose aciiviiles worn a (nature or tlto
Inut -i( 111 mi It. n 'rtlll "lllulll-ennlu" mil
menibers of the Thlnl Precinct Re
publican club or tho I'oiirtli District,
and thoj have called a meeting for to
inght when they will reorganize for
Hie coming campaign.
I.ni I In Andiews, president, nml Ku-,
ceiio Itiirrnnileiiir becietiirv. of Ibii'
club, me both said to bu candidates
tor the uxe, though Andrews has heat
Ihe executioners to It by lemovlng
fiom the pieclnct ami resigning. There
are sun ecnoes in inn "preciuci ion
tight that thundered around the heads
of these last campaign. C. It. llem
eiiway has been spolven of for presi
dent of the club.
The roll Is to he straightened out
mid kept straight with tho aid of the
Great Register law passed by tho last
Lcglslntuic. At tonight's meeting
tlim., u'lll liriilinlilv bo litnliu lilld nut
lor a lot ol haul, conceited work dur-
'did not reach Ihe basement of the In
' Ii I lor Department until 4 III) In the
1 afternoon. It was hustled upstairs
I with all haste mid opened. The copies
of llio answer were all numbered. The
! little pamphlet labelled 1 with u blue
, jlcai! pencil was given to a messenger
I nml sent to the White House. Presi
dent Tuft was out of the city but It
was desired to have the document on
his desk leady for his Inspection the
It must he observed ill passing that
the lliillctlii correspondent was
given Number IX Whether this was
Intentional or not Is uncertain. The
fact remains that he had no option In
the mutter. He was simply banded IS
ami forced to let it go at that.
It was the earnest hope of Secre
tary I'lsher that Governor 1'rear'n re
ply might have reached him in the
early morning mall. In such mi event
he contemplated rushing through the
perusal of It ami thus he In n position
to make a recommendation favoring
the re-appointment of the Governor or
suggest the Special Commissioner
whom President Taft desires to make
mi Investigation of the entire matter
Ho found It too late for action in eith
er direction. No alternative remained
hut for Mr. Fisher to bundle) u couple
copies of the answer Into his gripsack
and lug them along to Panama. He
will carefully study the facts set forth
during his Journey.
Ilencu, It developed that the reg
Isterlng of his reply took away Gov
ernor I'rear's only eluinco for speedy
action He must now patiently await
the return of Secretary I'lsher, unless
(Continued on Page 7)
all Ihe iiiriiriii.illini lolli-iti-d during his
visit or tnqulri and elaborateil all
HiigBi-ilons for the latter protection or
the Islands This iiport was then turn
ed over lor e.imliiatinn to the Army
The report -nl.nilttid liv Gen Mill ray
will be digested ami iiiiisldercil In two
essential connect tons.
I. The Army War College will dis
cuss and an.il ze all the plans sug
gested by Genual .Murray (or the, lift.
ler dcliniMi or Ihe Hawaiian Islands
All of these involve Ihe expenditure of
largo sums In pi elective works, mak
ing Ihe matter of mining Hoops mi
easier pioldeiii. mid enlaigtng periua
Hint nillllars works One or them rec-
oiiiini nils slat.llsliuieiit or morn
mortar batteries lie ids these should
tie limited where a proper defense CHI
(Continued on Page 2)
expected to lie peace ami harmony
wllh the Jarring elements Jarred loose
fiom their former foothold.
Tonight's meeting, which will bo
held at the Manna tennis club's
grounds beginning at 7.:io o'clock, Is
a sort of stnrl-tho-ball-rolllng con
clave. Other Republican precinct
clubs will begin activity pretty soon.
"IMn.irore" will be given Its second
and dual pcifonnitnco tonlglU at tho
Hawaiian Operu House, and It Is ex-
pi" led lo si ore an even greaier sue-
. ..., II, ,,, ,in II., Ilrut litodnetloil IIS
pail of the l-loral Parade water car-
nl-ill a week ago Tlie liouse Is iiractl-
illy sold out for tonight.
n, i.-,.,,.. Tiiie.e.... i',,.e.,iii, lint,
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lis annual ItieetlllK at 'J o'clock this
nPeiiioon, a proHiwrous ear being ie-
......I...I VI,. .,.,,. ., IV.illl.itu la ,l,.n- I,, ,1,1.
)Sll.,rit ..ixi.tit... I'll P .- '"- .,'
' Inn the emu lor sale in the mist. The
I smite mniiuKoiniiiit and nttirlaU vvilli
he in cliiuge for next .veal.
U. S. SOIL, SAYS!
No evidi nee of previous pos
session on which Great llrilaln
might base a claim lor Palmyra
Island was found by the cruiser
West Virginia on In r -(rip to
Judge Henry H. Cooper's famous
Island, according to Infoi niiillon
ol. tallied nil l.o.l Id the cruiser
today. Nor was there any evi
dence to show Hint Great llril
aln has any "designs" on the
j, ,fc .;. $. .j
Shrouded in a mantle of mystery.
lite West Virginia stioo'd Into jsirt
last night mnler cover of darkness.
succeeded In dropping her anchor
without any telltale splash making
known her presence, mid early this
afternoon Rllttoil noiselessly to n liert'n
at the I'ort street dock. Sh! The
dark secret (?) Is out. The West Vir
ginia has been to Palmyra Island. She
"sailed right down, ami looked around,
lad sailed right hack again."
The cruise, its object, mid tho dark
deeds accomplished on tho lonely
tropical Isle Is still a profound secret
That Is It will bo until ulsntt SDu men
get ashore and begin to tell their
friends about It. The story of tho
.-raise tends like tho history of a
trcasuie-seeklng exiH.'illllon, mily ll's
a lot runnier.
The Writ Virginia, alter turning Ho
uohilti upside down with cttriosltv,
sailed from hero I'rhlay, Feb. lfi. nu-
ler "scaled orders." They don't real
ly have scaled orders In the Navy any
MUCH MORE HOMESTEAD
LAND WILL BE OPENEK
f tinfcrctu'f on taint matters look up
most ol Hie Governor's lime litis untitl
ing There am a number or blocks in
illlfcrint pal Is or the Tenltory Hint
have been under i nnslderatloii for
some time now ami have been waiting
for the survenrs.
Plans are being pushed ahead rap
Idly for the opening up of some morn
tand on Kauai This Is Ihu pineapple
laud above Hie present homesteads at
Knpaa. Plans ate also being made ror
the building of the railroad mid also
for tt stablishuient of a cannery
' We have been pi. lulling for some
time i,i'.t." said Hie (Jo vet nor tilts
morulUK. "to survey some l.ind at
H 'tin on Maul, ror homestead pur
po es We have also heell pi. Hilling to
siirvi bind at Walpolli. but hive not
bad Hie men Tills Join the Kiipaa
NOW ON WAY HERE
i 'nmlng Portuguese Immigrants de -lined
to be plantation laborers In Ha- ,
wail, the steamer Harpnllon sailed
Hum oporto on I'cbruao IT. for Gib-....
rullar. where she will pick up inativ I
l,n,reil Spanish liiimlsrmit and then'
set sail ror Hits port.
This news was received In a cable
.Kl" I" the Teirltorlal filoard or Im-
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lion will make mil) u snort slop in -Gibraltar,
and just as soon as tlieP
I Siwiilsli ran be liiki'ii alioiilil she will..'
come on lure. How iinili) are iibo.ird
t nol e( known, lint It will pi obubly
lit, lit IcilMt I 100.
- - - --
See I'eliii'ous .lack anil .VliiurU. 0i
i rn liiue, Tuesihi) night.
more hut sealed they miirt remain foi
the piirHcx of munition.
"Ah Ha!" said tho Old Sills slink
lug their heads In disapproval "lllars
..... Ii...ll.il.lu Ir ...... tfi...l .... .una ll
III iilllKll'n, l, ,,!.,, ,.''" .-'... t. .."
o' 'tills erulso. An' suiting mi a Krl I
day Is worry had luck." ,
So no one was r.iirprlsoi' vvlici. (
was announced Unit tne insiiuatt
would not be illicloseil until nto so
I day out. When Siitnrdav urrl
copies of "TrciiBiiiu Island" wcrn
sued to the crew, mid the routine
drills changed to special studies on
how best to board n pirate sloop, how
and when to dig; for burled treasure
the difference between doubloons iinaj
plcces-nf-elght, and sundry other hltsT
of neccssmy Information. Tho men
sjieut the days In imllshlng their cut'
lasses mid iracllclng stoipltig off
hundred and nliin naccs from an Im
CRliuiry pnlm tree. -A'li
Tuesday, tho SOIli. lit two liclla ln
(he morning watch, Piilmyni Island- J
was raised. A low. rakish land, con-' s
slsilng principally of water waa Ity .'
myr.i. iii coiirru lucre was a. revi, uavj
(he cruiser lay off about two mil,'
and shortly afterwards sent a bdht
achorc with a reconnoltcrlug cxtwpl
tlim. The return or this party sjfaf
cngorly awaited, ami n thoy rtJariitl
the ship, and It was seen that no dead
bodies lav across the thwarts, 'tho,
. 1.1.... .... I nl. .. (!. f
ruipn fiiniiaii; iiil-.iiiiv.-ii a sikii in
niiugled teller ami disappointment',
The night was spent In feverish oj5
citement and anticipation.
The following day. Wednesday, sov
en exploring parties, each consisting;
(Continued on Page 7)
of one officer iind three men, wcro.
I md'-. on Kauai, nml we have been
making arrangements for tho extension
of the rallroail mid the erection of a.
cannery R m.iy become a second Hit
Ikti A large part of Hie land Is rocky,
but there is good agricultural land
there ton, and n number of people
"There have nlsn been applications
coming In for laud nt llakalaulkl, lla- ,'
wall, vvliere there are twenty-live build. V
lug lots along the government ro.iil.Jt'
vvlilch were left out from some land
that was bniuesteadeil there homo Ulna
'The surveys for these blocks, will c
lie made as soon as possible now, anil Jl
we hapc that In I lie near future woj
shall tie utile to (iiinvv (hem open for
the vnrloui purposes (hey uro Intended')
RECORD IS SET
VAI.UMO, I'eh lfi .lust 20 ?
minutes from the (into (ho rrulsor
South Dakota, wllh the Paclllc.
Meet at Honolulu, Hashed a wire- -il
less message to the Navy Hovl
partment at Washington today, u
reply was received.
The message, which consisted 4
nf seven lines, was relayed nl tho
Mare Island navy yard mid at
mm ill. 1
r WH8 11
a time ),
Key West. Tho answer
This Is believed to ho
record In wliolcss communlca.'
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