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OBBEBED TO HONOLULU FROM
roEOE NOW IK PHILIPPINE
A special dispatch from Washington:
to the San Francisco Examiner, o April
-4, announces tbat another regiment hns
been ordered to Honolulu from tlio
Tlio dispatch reads:
"Making ready to concentrate its
entire mobile forco along tlio soutliorn
border, the war department today ordered
three completo regiments now in
the Philippines to hurry with nil possible
BDced back to the United States.
These regiments aTC in addition to tho
Fourteenth Cavalry, now on tho sea
homeward bound from tho Orient.
"Two of the regiments ordered" homo
today are cnvnlry and ono is infantry.
Tfpon their arrival at Snn Francisco
tho cavalry will proceed to Port Clark
and Port Mcintosh. Tho infantry will
hasten to San Antonio. A fifth regiment
now in the Philippines, was
to Hawaii and informed that it
must arrive at that station heforo tho
first of May.
"Tho donartnient of state today ad
mitted the almost incredible fact that
it is nctnnlly treating with tho Mex
ican ambassador on tho demand of
Mexico that the United States Bliall
pay duty on the arms consigned to tho
American ambassador nt Mexico City
for tho protection of Amorican citizens
whom tho Madero government admits
it cannot protect.
Government Is Taxed.
"This putB tho American government
in the amazing position of being taxed
for the privilege of preventing its own
citizens from being murdored in a law-loss
country. And what is Btill more
amazing, tho state department is show
ing decided symptoms of capitulating
to Mexico's demands.
"In response to an appeal from Gov
ernor Colquitt of Texas that former
Policeman Roberts of El Paso, who is
held a prisoner by tho insurrcctors in
Mexico, bo released, the stato depart
ment began a Iceole attempt today to
unwind red tape.
"It contended that if it made a pres
cntation to the insurrectos to release
him. it would thereby recognize their
belligerency, which it does not intend
to uo. At tnc same timo tno aonart
merit realizes the futility of appeal to
Madero, who is unable to release his
own men held prisoners by the revolu
tionary forces. In the meantime Roberts
has been acquitted by a rebel
court martial on charges of being a
spy and will bo rclnnscd.
"Information reached tho dopartment
toaay umt inuicaieu tno insurrectos
ore now in possession of moro than
half of Mexico.
Senate Wants Facts,
"Exorcssinir oxtrcme dissatisfaction
with the manner in which tho state
department has permitted Japan to pull
tno wool over its eyes as to her inten
tions in Magdalcna bay, a member of
the foreign relations committee said today
that tho object of tho Lodge
, ution is to take the entiro problem out
of the hands of the department and of
the President and invest it in the sen
"So anxious was the foreign relations
committee to accomplish its object that
the President was not apprised that
uch a resolution was contemplated
ontu attcr it nad been introduced and
"If President Taft was not informed
by the stato department that on Tuesday,
when tho Lodcro resolution was
introduced, a Japanese syndicate was
actively engaged in negotiating for a
vast tract of land along Magdalcna
oar, no win be made awaro of that
fact tomorrow when Senator Lodge
cans at tno wmtc jiouso.
"Tlio sentiment entertained at tho
White House for the senator since the
introduction of Ins resolution is illus
trated by the fact that when Lodge
cancel to present ms information today
the President could not make It
convenient to see him."
RESCUE OE SWIMMER
Kalua, a Hawaiian swimmer, became
a hero for an attempted rescue at Honomu,
Hawaii, April 2.' The nows of
it reached Honolulu yesterday, although
tho swimmer's bravery has
been dUcussed in many a homo throughout
the Honomu district ever since tho
day ho attempted to savo a young
Spaniard from drowning.
The Spanish youth, whoso name is
act disclosed, made a bet that ho could
swim to ono of the Honomu Sugar
Company's lauding buoys and return.
Tho stake was a gallon of wine.
The pea is treacherous at Honomu
and tho waves run high. Into tho
foaming surf and tho perilous undertow
the Spaniard forged, reaching tho buoy
in safety. His friends on tho alioro
watched breathlessly. The young swim,
mer did not begin the return trip but
clung to the buoy making signs of distress.
Kalua offered to attempt a rescue.
He is a strong swimmer, but his friends
urged him not to go into tho water
on what seemed a hopelesB task. Kalua
icraisted and thoy tied a rope
around bis Lody. With it ho breasted
tho breakers and reached the buoy.
Darkness had descended. Tho men on
aliore could not make out tho two swim-more
clearly. They pulled in on tho
rope but ouly Kalua returned with it,
Summons had been sent to Hilo in
tho mean time, for a launch. It arrived
two or three hours later and effected
a rescue of the 8panish lad. The
launch nrrivpil nnnn inn ttnrm n v.
imperiled swimmer had nearly ceased j
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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAY,
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. WHAT KUHIQ TOLD
MUST SHOW WASinNQTON THAT
PEOPLE BACK- CHARGES
Stephen Desha continues to impress
upon his political flock tho fact that
tho couvontion tomorrow is to demonstrate
to tho administration at Washington
that the Republican voters of
Hawaii aro back of and endorse all
that Kuhio, Asbford and Kinney hnvo
said against the Governor and tho sugar
planters of tho Islands. At a meeting
of tho Hilo delegates, called by David
Ewaliko in Hilo Wednesday, tho political
parson repeated what ho had
been told by Kuhio 1n tho Kuhio-
Desha letter and afterwards told by
word of mouth, tho wholo tenor of
which was that now tho Hawaiians
must comblno to back tho Prince
against tho haole Governor and tho
Although politics has of late mndo
somo very strange bed-follows in Hilo,
this mooting called by the labor 'union
leader and Democratic boss, for tho
purpose of getting a public expression
from tho Republican delegates was sum
cicntly anomalous to create
blc comment and amusement in tho Big
The meeting was a scmipublic affair,
and, being antiadministratlon in its
sentiment, it was fairly enthusiastic.
Vhilo John Kealoha acted as presiding
officer, in his capacity of president of
tho Hilo labor union branch, David
Ewaliko was, as usual, tho power be
hind tho throne and not so very far
Bcors, Bohnenberg, Osorio, Hose,
Cabrinua and Namnnoo all testified to
their loyalty to Kuhio and the labor
union. Then Desha exhorted.
Ho remarked that, at tho recent prim-
ary election, he himself had probably
been tlio main bone of contention, par
ticularly as tho "other element" had
used all its influonco to down him. He
had, however, liko a seasoned veteran,
stood through their attacks, and ho
had, through tho support of Ewaliko
and tho labor union, secured tho
coveted nomination. If only the labor
element would stick together in tho
future, it could vanquish all its opponents,
said Desha. It was doing so
on the mainland.
Tho election of a Kuhio delegation
snowed that tho Hawaiians had then
privileges at heart, as Kuhio had told
him that this was their only chance.
If tho victory over Frear was won, it
would show to the 'administration at
Washington that Kuhio was. right in
his charges against tho Governor.
Hereafter tho Hawaiians and the
Portuguese must pull together, as tho
election just past had shown what they
could accomplish when they worked in
Tho speaker expressed surprise that
tho interests had used money so freely
in tno country districts, and he was
sorry to sco tho Hawaiians in these
places voting for the plantation reo
pie, although they were the very ones
wno nad been lucking about the home
stead policy of the government. On
the other hand, tho Hawaiians 'in the
city, though not themselves personally
concerned with homestead matters, had
shown their interest in tho question by
giving tno victory to tno uilno men.
Homo Eulor for 'Kuhio.
Pacheco was called on to speak. He
said that although ho was a Homo
Ruler, ho felt that it was his duty to
help elect tho Kuhio delegates, as Kuhio
had been working in tho interests
of tho homesteaders. Pacheco had no
use for Frear or his administration, and
ho hoped that at the next election all
the former Republican votes would bo
thrown to tho Homo Rule candidates.
Paahao, tho well known Democrat,
expressed tho wish that Holstein would
bo soloctcd as Hawaii's delegate to
Chicago, and that Osorio be chosen as
Ins alternate. He urged tho delegation
to work for this end, and was greeted
with loud applause.
Ewaliko closed tho meeting with a
short speech, in which he called attention
to the reception which had been
given Gompers during his recent visit
to tho West. Tlio labobring men on
tho mainland had dono much towards
bettering their conditions by taking an
active interest in public affairs, said
Ewaliko, and thoso on tho Islands
should follow their example.
TEOOP MEETING AND
NANKING, April 12. A portion of
tho troons hnrn mntlnipil vAStnr.lii,. Itn.
causo their pay is delayed,
PEKING, April 12. A loan of
$1,400,000 has been negotiated with the
representatives here of a Belgian syndicate.
The money will bo used to meet
tho pressing demand for pay from tho
NO CITY JOBS FOE
Deputy City Attorney Milverton gave
an opinion to tho supervisors yesterday,
holding that a soldier serving in the
Army hero does not acquire citizenship
residence, during tho period of his Army
service Ho would not ba entitled under
these circumstances to hold office or
employment in tho municipal government.
CRANE TOR PEARL HABBOR.
Oil board tho American - Hnwniinn
freighter Mexican, en route frnm 8n.it.
tie, is a traveling crane with a capacity
of fifteen tons destined for Pear'
Harbor. The crane will bo used in thu
powerhouse which will be erected on
tne nayai reservation,
BEST TREATMENT FOR WHOOP.
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when the couch is knnt lnn nml ay.
pectoration easy by giving Chamber
lain a uougn utcmeay. it has been used
in many epidemics of this disease with
perfect success. For sale by Benson,
Smith & Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii.
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ROOSEVELT SWEEPS PENNSYLVANIA
WITH OVERWHELMING DELEGATION
PHILADELPHIA, April 14. Fifty delegates out of sixty-two aro
unquestionably aligned for Roosevelt as a result of the Republican presidential
primaries in Pennsylvania.
Late returns from scattering districts of tho State point to a
of sixty-two delegates for Roosovclt.
Republican organizations aro stunnod by tho overwhelming landslide.
A general preliminary canvass of the situation had resulted in tho confident
forecast of sixty delegates for Taft nnd sixteen for Roo&cvelt.
Philadelphia, which was expected to go for Taft, was strongly in
line for tho Colonel.
The Democratic primaries resulted in a solid delegation for Wilson.
Taft in Minority.
SEATTLE, April 14. Taft is hopelessly in tho minority in tho Republican
state central committee, which has .split over Roosevelt and
Rposevelt to Nebraska.
CONCORD, New Hampshire, April 14. Roosovelt will leave Now
Hampshire Monday for Nebraska whoro tho Bopublican primaries will
be held this week. '
La Toilette on Tour.
PENDLETON, Oregon, April 13. Senator La Folletto today began
a five days' tour of Oregon.
KTO THE HILO JAIL
WARDEN AND DEPUTY SHERIFF
VICTIMS OF SOFT-FOOTED AND
(Mail Special to The Advertiser.)
HILO, April 12. Pockets in tho
pantaloons of high polico officials havo
of late been found to bo a fino hunting
ground by burglars of this city. Within
.the past couple of weeks both Jailer
Maby, the popular and dearly beloved
caterer to tho malefactors in tho Hilo
jail; and Deputy Sheriff Fetter havo
had their trousers' pockets rifled by
burglars. And this happened in both
cases during early hours of tho
morning when tho officials wero enjoying
the sleep of thoso who have a good
conscience; their money-laden nether
garments being at tho samo timo conveniently
susponded from chairs in tho
Tho Maby case happenod a couplo of
weeks ago. On tho night in question
the jailer had been improving his mind
by reading until ono o'clock in the
morning, when ho retired. Being a
in tho healthy, wealthy and wiso
principle, the jailer sprang lightly from
liis couch at five a. m., only to bo
btruck by tho heartrending fact thatl
whereas his trousers bad tho evening
UUJU1U UCUJ1 1UU91CU1 Willi tUU JlllgIC Ul
about ten dollars in coin of tho realm,
they now jingled not at all, tho coin
having been abstracted by somo bold
and bad burglar while tho jailer was
playing with the angels of dreamland.
The case of the deputy sheriff was
more spectacular. At about half-past
four last Wednesday, ono of tho two
smaller Fetter girls was awakened when
her mosquito net was lifted By a person
who peered into tho bed. Tho girl
awakened her sister, who slept in tho
same bed, and tho jailer hastened
out of tho room. It appeared later on
that bo had visited Captain Fetter's
bedroom and had taken from that
cial's trousers the sum of $7.15 in eoin,Pvi 1va? t0 Have accompanied tho fleet,
whereupon ho had continued his trip ! vIH nofc maI0.. the TUe. vMt ,a
to bo a in
through the house until bo awakened
Tho children called their father, who
lost some timo by searching through
tho bouse. Fetter then scurried throuch
tho neighborhood, flitting lightly in
oareieei acros tne aewy grass, but,
beyond nroducincr nn artistic iTcct. ho
accomplished nothing of value.
The following morning Fetter noticed
a Filipino evidently preparing to
orate some restive occasion. He waa
buvine n niece nt nlilMi (n f.
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dwj. vuuugu iu uo u giouua lor suspicion ;
APRIL 16, 1012 SFMI WEFKLY.
AMERICAN EMBASSY AT MEXICO CITY.
that ho must bo tho possessor of predatory
wealth. Furthermore, ho had
bought fish, shrimps, canned goods,
fruit, toilet powder, soap, a red nocktio,
half a bag of rlco, half a dozen silver-plated
spoons and somo othor. things.
The oxtcnt of tho Filipino's marketing
aroused Fottcr's suspicions, and ho
took tho man, as well as another Filipino,
who was with him to tho polico
station. Hero a list of tho cost of tho
goods bought by tho spendthrift, plus
two dollars in coin which remained in
his possession, tallied within a fow
cents with tho amount missed from the
deputy sheriff's pocket. Further
grounds for suspicion developed in a
pair of socks, so wet and dirty that
thoy showed that tho ownor must havo
J worn them, without tho uso of shoes, a
few hours previously. Tho socks had
still clinging to them particles of n
peculiar sandy soil, just liko that which
is found in tho Fetter yard and accordingly
tho fellow's arrest on a chargo
ot burglary followed.
All swimming events of tho 1012
Olympiad nt Stockholm, Sweden, will
bo held in tho evening, according to
official announcement just received by
tho Amorican Olympic committee.
Tho dates set for swimming competition
in tho various events aro July 0
Duke Kahananioku will bo entered
for tho 100-yard, and 220-yard
lashes. Ho may also enter some of
Iho diving events. Duke's great efforts,
until his recent mainland
experience havo been made in daylight,
BIG SHIPS COMING
BUT NO ROYAL PRINCE.
BERUIN, April 12. Tho Gorman
fleet which "is to visit Amorlca will bo
hpadod by tho new battleship cruiser
Aloltko and will includo tbho cruisers
btettln nnd von Krosig, Princo Adal.
bert, third ion of Emperor William,
complimentary ono return
for tho visit recently of tho American
Atlantic fleet to German waters.
PHILADELPHIA, April 1C. Tho
coraploted returns, pf Saturday's primaries,
indicato that Roosevelt will re-
kcelvo sixty-four of the total of seventy-
two delegates to tho Republican con
tention, The result of the primary
Selection leaves considerable doubt
.garding . tho .. Tonomination of Congress-
THE MEXICAN REBELS
CHICAGO, April 13. Tho Chicago
Post today says that James Ji Hill, tho
railway magnate, will retire soon and
that his son, Louis Hill, will succeed
to his father's position.
"The builder of tho 'Northwest"
and "Tho Colossus of Hoads" aro the
names .lames Joromo Hill is best known
by. Mr. Hill was born in Wellington
county, Ontario, September 10, 1838.
His father cfimo from good old Irish
stock nnd was ono of tlio earliest settlers
in Upper Canada, in 1820, being
a hard-working and successful farmer.
On his mother's sido Mr. Hill is of
Dunbar, Scottish descent. The boy attended
tho Hockwood Academy, a
Quaker school, for eight years, when
his father died and young Hill was
thrown upon his own resources to make
his way in tho world.
At tho ago of eighteen he went to
St. Paul, then a village on tho hem of
civilization, and became, a shipping
clerk. Ho learned the business of trans,
portatiou thoroughly nnd 'ho gradually
learned tho needs of tho great West. In
18C5 ho took tho agency of tlio North
west Packet Company and continued in
that position until 1807, when ho Btnrt.
ed for himself in tho genornl fuol and
transportation business. Tlio first coal
used in St. Paul was shipped in by him.
His first start on tho rond to fame
was in 1870, whon ho established tho
Bed Bivcr Transportation Company. Ho
opened communication betweon St.
Paul and Fort Garry, now Winnipog,
and in 1871 ho consolidated his interests
with Normnn W., Kltson of thu
Hudson Bay Company. In 1873 his
chance came and ho grasped it with
great courngc. Tho St. Paul and
Railroad had defaulted. Ho
Sir Donald Smith and Lord
Mount Stephen, secured control of the
bonds of tho company nnd tho purclinso
Ho reorganized tho road, included tho
Northern Pacific and tho Cnnadinn Pacific
and by degrees ho formed tho Great
Northern Railway system. Ho not only
becamo a great owner of railroads, but
added superb fleets of steamships on tho
Great Lakes and tho Pacific.
OBSERVER DODGE REPORTS LAVA
LEVEL READY FOR SOME
Tlio flro lovol in Ildlemnumau is
steadily rising and, in tho opinion of
F, B. Dodge, who Is recording tho
of Mndamo Polo for tho
on volcanic research, Is duo" to
roach a very high lovel in tho near
future. In his regular weekly roport to
Tho Advertiser, under dato of April 11,
Air. Dodge writes;
"Thu lava luko of Halemaumau has
been rising slowly, but surely, for the
last weok. For thut matter it has been
doing so for tho past , threo or four
weeks and Is now within 218 feet of tho
top. By tho looks of things at tho
crater I should not bo surprised to sco
it rise vory high in tho near futuro.
"Tho averago for tho week is 252
feet below tho cast rest bouse. Tho
lollowing aro tho daily loyels: April 0,
8;30 p. m 250 feet; April 8, 11 n. m.,
257 foot; April 0, 10;30 a, m., 240 feot;
April 10, C p. m., 240 foot April 11,
0;30 a. m., 248 foot.-
"On tho eighth tho smoke, which had
been so bad ut different points surrounding
tho luko, disappeared to a considerable
extent giving a mu6h better
view of tlio lake from tljo north sido,
which until then had been entirely
shut off. This decrenso of smoke is ono
reason the lava is thought to bo steadily
"On tho ninth there wero largo overflows
on nil sides with tho lake very
acHvo. i,argo cones hao. been built up
Torture of an English
Woman Cause of
MEXICO IS HELPLESS
American Killed By
MEXICO OTTY, April 14. Sovoral
hundred foreigners In Mexico City havo
petitioned Great Britain to lutorcedo in
Moxican affairs for tho sako of pcaco
and their own safety. Tho potitlon was
tho outcomo of a groat Indignation
Protost has boon sent to President
Madoro against tho continued perpetration
of revolutionary horrors and outlaw
cruoltlcs. Each day brings now
stories of crimo.
Train bandits, according to ono of
theso roports, tortured an Englishwoman
Thursday bocauso sho refused,
to produco liiddon Jowols that wero alleged
to bo in hor possession.
Anothor report tells of tho murder
of an Amorican named Kane.
Unltodl States Aroused.
WASHINGTON, April 13. It is
hero that tho Mexican situation
has aroused the U. S. govornmont
point of radical action. Tho interference
of tho Moxican rebels with tho
American consults nnd tho oxocutlon of
Gunner nnd Fountain nro rogardod as
CETS FEDERHL JOB
WASHINGTON, April 13. Tho
Engineering Company of Honolulu
was low bidder horo today whoa
tlio tenders for constructing tho administration
building nt Pearl Harbor
woro opened. Tho Lord-Young company
bid .$31,700 and tho Concannon
Company of San Francisco bid $34,952.
On tenders for nn additional bay, tho
Lord-Young company bid $1000 and tho
Concannon Company $3500. If tho additional
bay is constructed tho
company will bo givon tho contract.
Tho appropriation is $50,000 nnd
tlio estimates ran ovon highor, so that
tho bids nro vory low.
KNOX SATISFIED WITH
HAVANA, Cuba, April 14. Secretary
Knox loft hero yesterday for
home, expressing satisfaction over tho
results of his diplomatic tour of tho
Central American ropnbllrs nnd Cuba.
KILLS UNION LABEL BILL.
PHOENIX, Arizona, April 14. Tho
State houso of representatives has
killeC tho union bill providing for tho
uso of tho union label on all Stato
WORK ON EXPOSITION
BUH,DnJGS IS BEGUN.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 14. Work
wns begun yesterday on tho actual construction
of buildings for tho 1015
AND DEFEAT ARABS
TRIBESMEN LOSE 400 KILLED AND
WOUNDED EUROPEANS SUFFER
PARIS, France, April 10. According
to dispatches received horo from
Tripoli tho Italians landed there
yesterday, nnd ongaged tho Arabs. Tho
battle, which was contested with ma-chine
guns nnd modern rifles on both
sides, was bitterly fought out during
tho day. Tho Arabs lost moro than
four hundred killed and wounded and
the Italians half that number.
When night fell tho Italians held
their ground nnd hud advanced a little.
The Arabs aro reported to have beon
falling buck on tho desort.
at tho northwest comer and west end,
spouting lava at Intervals.
"Tho tenth saw tho lake about tho
same with a strong easterly flow. Tho
small cone ut tho pinnaclo was vory
activo, throwing up lava thirty or forty
feet in tho air,
"On tho olovonth thoro wero no overflows,
although the lava was higher
and moro activo than usual, duo to tho
building up of its walls,
'Tha Jittlo cono at thq pinnacle was
letting off steam with cousidorablo
noise with now nnd then a shower of
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