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VOL. LV. NO 24
Old Steamer Ploughs
Full Speed Into
SINKS ANOTHER SHIP
four Are Injured The
Signals Are Misunderstood.
SEATTLE, Washington, April 20.
"Her engines turning over at full speed,
the olil Occnnic liner Alameda, Captain
Klingcr, went crashing into tho heavy
timbers of Coleman wharf yesterday
The accident which resulted in tho
serious injury to the steamer and tho
sinking of the hail or steamer Tele-,
graph, as well as injuring four
and1 deck hands of the Alan t da,
was caused by a misunderstanding of
tho signals from the bridge to th"
There was a lather larger crow il than
usual awaiting the arm.il of the Alameda
from Nome, and she had a long
Ifst off -passengers from all points in
Alaska on board When the accident
- Capfeln Rliriger Was on' tlio bridg
.-.himself and directing the docking of his
stcamcr. He hid slowed h,Cr down,
"preparatory to coming alongside lhe
-wharf, and was about to 'give tthe' order
to the tug Telegraph'1,
'cause the Alameda began
-forging rapidly ahead. Klingcr spnti'g
to the engine room telegraph and
ratopped nnd then backed her, but too
late to aoid the collision w th the
wharf. The steel prow, of tho old boat
nt through the heavy timbers, eating
its way deep into the planking. It wui
'then that three of tho workis on tho
-wharf were injured. One of tho deck
hands of tho Alameda was slightly
Six days after publication of a request
for a registered land title, a
to that effect must be posted on
tho land involved, and with this portion
of thp law in vie(w Register of
-Conveyances Merriam, wunts to know
Siow Judge Henry K. Cooper will havo
a notice posted upen Palmyra Island,
several hundred miles houth of tho
Islands, nnd for which ho has
anade application for title.
As a usual thing the deputy sheriff
oof Honolulu posts such notices on land
selected for a registered title. Deputy
Sheriff Rose has had sonic strenuous
incidents in, his career in posting
particularly where tho land happens
to bo at thojop of Tantalus ridge,
or out in pome forsaken part of tho
island, but tho prospect of having a
(Continued on Pago 8.)
IS 8IXTY.EIGHT TODAY
JOHN F. MBLANPHY,
Born In Chelsea, London, April 2G, 1814.
genera l resigns
E. W. SUTTON RETURNS TO
VATE PRACTISE SUCCESSOR
One more go ernment official will have
gone into priate life when E. White
Sutton resigns the office ns first deputy
attorney-general May 1 and becomes d
member of tho firm of Smith, Warren
Mr. Button's resignation was announced
jesterday by Attorney-General
Lindsay. Apparently it had been under
consideration by him for somo timo as
simultaneously with the announcement
came that of the appointment of Mr.
Sutton's successor. The attorney-general
has promoted Arthur 0, Smith, who
for some time has been tho second deputy
in his office, to the position vacated
by .Mr. Sutton, and Lcslio P. Scott has
been appointed second deputy. Mr. Sut
ton's term in tho government dates
"It was just a caso of receiving an
offer from a privato firm," ho Baid yesterday,
"and in justice to myself I
telt that I ought to tako it. It is by
way of promotion and I feol that it
offorsme considerably more opportunity
than my present position."
Mr. Scott's appointment was endorsed
by the Republican central committeo
FDI1 DELEGATES IS
i According to the latest figures ob
tainahle, Taft's lead over Roosovelt in
the contest for delegates to tho nn
tional convention is one hundred and
thirty-sir. Tho count stands: Taft.
403; Roosevelt, 207. The President if
still 130 short' of a majority of the
convention, with 366 yet to bo elected
To mak.q.ti phowing against Taf t, JJposc
velt from now on "must secu'ro'fwo
dologatcs to every ono elected for th
President, an impossibility unless thp
southern States upset all tho calculations
of the politicians. The lineup of
delegates, arbitrarily segrcgatine tho
uninstructcd ones in tho columns of tho
candidates they are known to favor, is
Alabama . j -;. 22 ..
Colorado 8 ..
Delaware 0 ..
District of Columbia . . 2
Florida 12 X
Georgia ', ... 20 ..
Hawaii i. , 0 .,
Illinois 2 "56
Indiana 18 8
Iowa . 8 ..
Kansas ' ;. 20
Kentucky .23 3
Maine . . 12
Michigan . 30
Missouri . 0 ..
Nebraska 16 ,
"Now Hampshire' 8 "?"',
jN ew Mexico 7 1
New York . 83 7
North Dakota 10
Oklahoma 4 14
Oregon . ,. 3 7
Philippines ,f 2
Pennsylvania 9 07
Rhode Island 10
South Carolina . .,..10
Tennessee ..., . 10
Vermont . . . .", o"-
Washington . ., j
403 207 4 30
FDR CHINA COAST
MANILA, March 25. Tho naval
auxiliary Nanshon'is scheduled to sail
from Cavito at ono p. m., Tuesday,
March 20, for China. This vessel will
tnko n largo cargo of supplies for tho
Asiatic fleet nnd tho detachment of
marines now in that country and will
distribute tho stores to the" vessels at
their arious staHnnn.
Tho Nansban takes no marines on
this trip, as tho compnny now under
orders to proceed to China will sail on
the Buffalo and will probably get
away within a few days. Tho Buffalo,
which 1b a naval transport, will return
to tho United States after making stops
at various ports in China, and will go
to her regular station at Maro Island
nnvj yard, San Francisco, Cnliforuin.
JTue company of marines which will
go to China on tho Buffalo is under
tho command of Captain ThomaB O.
Turner, U, S, Jr. C, and orders previously
issued directed this company to
proceed north on the cruiser Saratoga.
HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 191 2 SEMI
DON'T LIKE THE L0dl( OF HIS FRIEND
AND HIS KING WAS
GALVESTON, Texas, April 25. W. R. Sims of Honolulu has arrived
hero from Mexico, where he had fallen into tho hands of tho guerillas
of Ofozco and had a serios. of harrowing experiences. Mr. Sims tells
of Having witnessed almost inconeervablo cruelties inflicted by tho
.Mexican rebels upon tho men, women and children who fell into their
hands. Torture of men, outrages against women and cruelty of an
extreme nature practised upon defenseless children are common in tho
rebel lamps, ho says, while the bodies of those killed -in tho almost
continual skirmishes going on are horribly desecrated.
Mr. Sims, who left Honolulu only a short time agfl, was last heard
from by his son, C. M. Sims, ajclcrk inthoHawaiian Electric Company,
in southern California. In his letter ho spoko of tho possibility of going
into Mexico, believing that such could bo dono in perfect safety.
STAR APPEALS TB DESHA TO DROP HIS
LIBEL SUIT FOR OLD TIME'S SAKE
HILO, April 23. Members of tho
settlement association which was
to by the Star recently, with tho
result that Rev. Stephen Desha filed
suit for $10,000 damages for libol
against that paper, aro much interested
in the negotiations which aro on for
a settlement out of court betwecii
Desha nnd the Star. Desha returned
iccently from Honolulu and reported to
W, II. Hcen, tho association's and his
own attorney, tint tho owners of tho
Star havo asked him to drop the suit
owing to tho friendship which has
RECBRBS III TWINS
KUA April 10, to Mr. nnd Mrs. John
Kea, a daughter.
KEA April 24, to Mr. and Mrs. John
Kea, a son.
Oleaned from tho vital statistics of
the board of health" for tho current
month tho two little birth notices given
nbovo establish a record in twins. It
is not every family which can claim
babies whosa birthdays como but fourteen
days apart, but both reports aro
vouched for by John Kea. tho father,
who Is a young clerk In tho employment
of the board of health himself,
Considerable doubt and confusion
was caused in the registrar's office
when a report of a birth of a Kea son
W8B handed to Miss M. n. Lemon, tho
registrar, just fourteen days after ehu
had officially credited Mrs. Kea with
tho birth of a daughter, However, accepting
tha word of the father as good
authority, tho entry was made and tho
record officially established.
That it ia a record is the assertion
IN HIS HAT, TOO.
. ,v (, 1 - 1 - ,
existed between them for years. No
moneys said to havo been mentioned.
Ill tho mean timo the othor members
claim that they want to seo their palms
crossed with gold, nnd that if Desha
drops out, they will file suits them-selves,
whilo if Desha should settle for
cash, they want each and every ono
them ns much ns Desha gets.
In tho mean timo Attorneys Smith,
Warren and Hemenway and Carlsmith,
in behalf of tho Star, havo filed a motion
that tho complaint be stricken, as
it is not endorsed in accordance with
the rules of tho court.
of Doctor Pratt, president of tho board
of health. His attention was called
yesterday to the strango freak and
looking over tho records ho expressed
his medical aloha for tiu
mother who lived up to ex-Teddy's
uuunura su strenuously,
MONEY FOR LEVEES.
WASHINGTON, April 25. The
today passed a resolution appropriating
$1,500,000 Immediately to be
used in strengthening the levees along
tho Mississippi River.
MILITIA CALLED OUT.
DELI, Louisiana, April 25. Tho
militia has been called out to qnoll tho
riot resulting from a negro lynching
MONEY FOR PROBE.
WASHINGTON, April 25. Tho
houso today passed the Pujo resolution,
strengthening tho money trust Investigation
COLUMBUS, Georgia, April 25,
Eire in tho business section todoy did
Thoro still survive In Nnw Yorlc nun
hundred and seventy horse-drawn street
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ALBERT HORNER. BAID TO IIAVE
FATHERED GREAT HOMESTEAD
IDEA FREAR MUTE.
Most radical and possibly tho most
important of any change jet suggested
in the management of Hawaiian
plantations are the changes reported to
bo in contemplation by Albert llorner,
for the Kukninu Plantation on the Island
Propositions to divide this princely
estate into smnll trncts, each largo
enough to support a homesteader and
his family is tho plan which again
brings Kukninu Into tho limelight. Tho
plan de clops immediately following
tho conclusion of the sensational legal
Bitit in which Albert and Robert Horner
were opponents and In which the
latter won. It is to Albert llorner,
however, tint report credits tlio con?
ccptiou of the homesteadlng idea,
Whilo government interest in the
proposition is said to bo strong, no information
will bo gicn out ofllcmlfy.
Governor Frew stated yesterday that
no conference had been held between
himself ami tho pihato iutercsts concerned,
although 11 thing is said
to bo in contcmplition. Mr. llorner
declined to discuss it.
The detaili of tho plan as thev nwnit
confirmation nt present, arc to tlio effect
that the government will endeavor,
through its official bureaus already es
tablished, to seeuro settlers for the
land which the Kukulnu plantation will
The tracts, Biy tlio reports, will be
largo enough to permit the industrious
homesteader to support himself nnd his
family handsomely, tho only proviso in
his settlement agreement "being tint
all his cane must bo sent to tlio Ku
kainu Mill. This nrrnngement will, if
reports moro or less nnthoritnto aro
true, koop the broken bits of tho plantation
What f urthor details will be announc
ed when tho parties in question mako
tho whole public rcmnins to bo seen.
Thus, far tho only fact IMhat of tllD
partition itself ,TVhich hns'pnrtinl
and tho contemplation
of which is Jonicd by neither tho
government nor Mr. Horner.
MAJOR BUTTS BODY
IS RECOVERED BY
NEW YORK, April 25 Tho
hns arrived hero
with 200 bodies aboard, victims of tho
Titanic disaster. Among tho bodies
picked up is that of Major Archibald
Butt, military aid to tho President.
LONDON, England April 25, The
nowspapers herd aro angry nt tho American
inquiry into tho Titanic disaster
now uttdor way. Thoy say that tho
sailors are being detained unnecessarily
and being asked insulting questions,
SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 25.
The steamer Olympic, sister ship of
the Titanic, will bo delayed until tomorrow
on account of tho strike of fire
mou and greasers because of tho alleged
unseaworthiness of tho lifeboats.
LIGHT ON FLAG
MANILA, March 25. Lieutenant
George Pcgram of tho navy returned
with Mrs. Pogrom Sunday on tho Rubi.
They wont this morning to Olougapo
whoro thoy will "embark 011 tho Supply
for a trip to tho United Stntes.
Lieutenant Pcgram has been in Chi
nese waters for tho past soven mouths,
acting as one of tho navigating officers
of tho Albiny, which has been tor
most of tho timo patrolling tho Yangtze.
Mr, Pcgram remained in Shanghai,
Tho lieutenant was at Nanking when
the city was .. bombarded ...I....,! and saw many
ot tlio events leading to tne inn or tuo
city. Ho reports a rather quiet and f 1
uneventful time for tho American war j
vessels, although they had somo narrow j
forbidden at niglit and tho robols ,
10 uru un iiuy nitfuiuur 1
inc their forts after
On soveral occasions, however, tho
American Bhips had to make tho trip
up or down the river by night and on
'each occasion tho Stars and Stripes
wero flung to tho breeze and a search
light thrown on them in order that the
rebels might make no error.
MINE OPERATORS GRANT
XN0REA8E TO THE MINERS.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, April 25.
Tho soft coal operators and mine
workers today signed an agreement for
n wage scchedulo on un increased scaio
holding for four yoars, Thq Increase
amounts to five cents a. ton.
WHOLE NO. 3703
TEDDY REPL i
He Says Taft Approved
Action in Trust
Points to the Failure of
the President to
OYSTER BAY, Long Island, April
20, Formor President Thoodoro
camo back at his foes yestorday. In
his answer to tho lattor's publication of
lottors that passed between himself,
whilo President, Commissioner of ,Labor
Smith, and fonncr Attorney General
Bonaparte In tho letters tho question
of prosecuting tlio Harvostor Trust was
taken up, and, as shown by thorn, it was
finally decided to abandon tho caso for
In his roply Mr. Roosovelt declares
that "Mr. Taft, then a member of my
cablnot, was present at tlio conferences
following tlio rccoipt of Mr. Smith's
communication, and heartily approved
and concurred with nil that was dono."
Mr. Roosovelt continued, saying that
aftor carefully going ovor tho data
available at tho timo "I and tho members
of my cabinet decided that any
prosecution of tho Harvest Trust would
bo impracticable ao thcro was not suf
ficient evidence on which to proceed.
Mr. Taft has proved that wo wore right
by railing to begin a prosecution of
tho Harvostor Trust since he went into
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, April 20.
Supporters of Theodora Kooso volt's
enndidacy for tho Republican nomination
to tho presidoncy aro in complete
control of tho Stoto Republican convention,
after a stubborn light whlca lasted
all nlghl. Tho Taft men nre beaten
at ovory point.
- FROM MEXICAN PEN
EL PASO, Texas, April 20. Aftor
thlrty.oight days spoilt 111 tho filth and
misery of a Mexican ponitcutiary,
whoro thoy had boon imprisoned without
cause, two Americans havo bocn
freed by American consul 'LoclioV 'in
Chihuahua. Tor fivo days tho prisoners
had been kept foodloss and without
water. They were on tho vorgo
of starvation when tho news of thoir
release reached thorn. They hnd been
kept in solitary confinement during
SENATOR BOB OPENS HIS
FIGHT FOR CALIFORNIA
I'RESNO, California, April 20. Senator
Robert La Pollotto yesterday opened
his fight in this Stuto. A large
crowd was present. Chester ltowcll, for
mer head of tho La Tolletto league, nnd
editor of tho Fresno Republican, was,
DAMAGE TO MARYLAND
PROVES TO BE SLIGHT,
LOS ANGELES, California, April 25.
Divers have found that a
torpod0 struck the cruiser Maryland,
rocout trouble. The cruiser
wj)i uo roady for sea tomorrow,
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WIND SCOOPS UP
OMAnA, Nebraska, April 20.
A tornado which devastated a
large region yesterday among
many other froalcs scooped up a
train running along tho track
and ditched it. Tho couches in
some instances wore turned com.
plotely over. Twenty eight pas
sengers and trainmen were moro
or less Boriously injured.
WICHITA, Kansai, April 20.
A tornado yestorday killed
throe persons near hero. It
great damage f
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