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VOL. VJ.r NO. (124. HONOLULU." HAWAII TJiRRITORYr TUESDAY, M A YO, 1913, SEMI WEEKLY. WHOLE .NUMBER 3815.
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FOR. LIFE If
News of Serious Illness
Arouses Anxiety of
Hourly Bulletins Read by
Great Crowds in All
the Big Cities.
(15y redcr.il Wireless Telegraph.)
TOKIO, May 22. (Special to Tho
Adver'isor) Stricken by pneumonia,
tho iKmperor Yoshohito is in a serious
condition today and nil Japan is n
terror that his illness may prove latal.
Crowds in this and 'other cities of the
Umpiro surround tho bulletin boards
of tho newspapers and tho greatest
nnxiety is evident in government circles.
Hourly bulletins of tho Mikado ?s
condition nro being posted at tho
whero n groit. throng of anxious
nobles is in attendance.
No details Jiavoijot been given out
as to whon tho crisis of tho Emperor's
illness is to come.
NATION iPRAYS' FOR ,
A SPEEDY RECOVERY
TOKIO, May 22. (Special Oablo to
tho Nippu .Tlji) His Imperial Majesty,
tho Emperor of Japan, Yoshihito, sinco
list Sunday has .been confined in
Aoyama 1'alnco, suffering from an
attack of cold, -which do eloped into
pneumonia. His temperature, according
to an official bulletin, issued by
tho minister of tho imperial household
Count Watanabe, Is 30 degrees "centigrade.
.TVi.l.iv flirn?ir1innt tho Emnlre: much
.jiwictefllMtlin. coriilltlfliijt.tliQ sink,
ln Avnlla finil "flirt' nntirtn is ear'
nest in its prayers immediatjo
recovery of thoir beloved Emperor,
(By Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
SAN FRANCISCO,' May 22. (Special
to Tho Advertiser) Tho Federal Telegraph
Company of this city has beqn
awarded the contract by .tho navy department
to install tho great wireless
btation to bo croctedi in tho Panama
Canal Zone. -This is tho flrst of a.serics
of high powor stations to" bo built at
Pearl lIarbor,Samoa, Alaska and in tho
Tho navy department mado a Bcrics
before selocting tho system for its
selecting th system for its transpacific
chain. Tho leading wireless companies
of tho world entered tho
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IN 1914 IS PLAN
(lly Federal Wireless Telegraph.) v
' WASHINGTON, Mny 22. (Special
to The Advertiser) Tho executive committee
of tho Republican national committee,
which will tnect in Washington
on Sunday, will recommend that a. national
convention of tho Republican
party bo held in Chicago in tho spring
(Tly Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
NEW YORK, May 22. (Special to
The Advertiser) A bold attempt by
four Italian highwaymen to rob James
Wintreen, a bank, messenger, carrying
i'Mdi) to tho office of n manufacturing
company, was, frustrated today. Tho
attempt occurred on a crowded street
Socral shots woro exchanged in tho
battlo hctween the highwaymen nml
Wintreen and patrolmen. Wintreen
was wbnndeU in tho "arm nnd one of tho
robbers also was'clipped byia
bullet. The highwaymen escaped.
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PLATE PLANT WANTED
(By Tedoral Wireless Telegraph.)
WASHINGTON, May 22.-( Special
to The Advertiser) Senator Ashurst
a b)ll' today to appropriate
$1,500,000 for a government armor-plate
plant. Secretary Daniels, who favors a
gUTtrcnont armor plant, has conferred
with Senator Ashurst on the bill,
NATION ANXIOUS AS
RULER FIGHT& SICKNESS
EMPEROR OF JAPAN.
IS ALLJTO HIMSELF
Aviator Preparing to Hurl Bombs
Takes Fall from
(By I'ederal Wireless Telegraph.)
cial to Tho Advertiser) Messages from
llermosilld stato that Aviator DiUdior
Masson, who eluded American border
officials and escaped into Sonora with
his aeroplane, to aid tho Constitution'
ulists in their proposed attach on
fell during a trial flight and sustained
painful, though not serious, injuries.
Masson 's machine was badly
shattered and it will bo several days
before it can bo repaired.
BIG SIP AT FAIR
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(lly redcr.il Wireless Telegraph.)
TOKIO, Mny 22. (Special to
Tho Advertiser) Tho proposed
appropriation of i(.COO,000 for
pan's represcutntipn at tho Fana-
ma Pacific Exposition in Sail Trail-
cisco in 1015 was reported favor-
H ably upon hero today by a commit-
teo of the Jnpancso parliament. $
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- HONOLULU YEARLY
(Tly I'ederal Wireless Telegraph.)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 22. (Spe
cial to Tho Advertiser) The Pacific
Inter-club Yacht Association has unani
mously adopted a resolution indorsing
tho plan of tho California committee to
make tho yacht raco from tho Coast to
Honolulu an annual affair. Tho commit,
'tee intends to mako this raco ono of a
series of attractions that will put California
on a piano with tho Mediterranean
and other wintor resorts of Euiope.
FOR 'FRISCO POLICE
(By Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 22. Special
to Tho Advertiser) Acting under orders
from the police commission, which,
in turn, is gcnorally belicvod to havo
been prompted by Mayor, Roiph at Ills
recent conferenco, Chief of Polico P. A.
Whito has mado n second swooping
slmkcnp of tho forco within tho week,
transferring a number of ecrgcauts and
corporals. No changes wero mado in
tho patrolmen, but it is generally expected
that they too will como In for
a shnkcup, whilo tho detcctivo bureau
will bo tho last to bo reorganized. Tho
changes aro tho direct result of specific
charges that the polico forco 'e demoralized,
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mm "soar CONVOCATION ElilD
WILL H1TE H
Washington, May 22. (Special
! by Cable to Tho Advcrt.ser)
President Wilson, In view of re-
cent developments, will not wait
until September to nominate a
sir Democratic Governor of Hawaii,
as ho announced recently. He In-
$ formed yotvr correspondent today
that ho would send to tho senate
the namo of tho new Governor
1! KILLS GUNNERS
Fort Moultrie Scene of Bad, Accident
Three Dead and
(Dy Podor.il Wireless Tclegrnph.)
CHARLESTON, South Carolina, May
22. (Special to Tho Advertiser) Port
Moultrie, near here, was tho sccno of
nn oxploion tonight, when tho breechblock
of one of the four-Inch guns blow
out, Killing thrco men. Nino others
wore badly injured ami several of them
wjll probably die. Tho men wcro engaged
in night target practise.
Says Harriman Agreement Was
No Secret Quite a Few
Knew- of It.
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NEW YORK, Mny to
Tho Adcrtjser) James A. Fnrroll,
president of tho United States Steel
Corporation, took tho witness stand today
for cross-examination in tho hear
ing of tho goommcnt suit to dissolve
tlto corporation under tho Sherman-Antl
"Did th0 United States Steel
have, a secret agreement-with tho
Harriman 'lines by which they wcro
givon preferential prices," asked Judgo
Dickinson, tho government attorney.
"Thcro was no secret agreement,"
slid Fnrrell. "A great many knew of tho
agreement. There wero contracts between
tho Harriman lines and our companies
and tho sales wero distributed
broadcast among our salesmen."
Army and Navy Orders
(lly Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
WASHINGTON, May 22. (Special
to Tho Advcrtisor) Army orders: Tho
"namo of Col. Chas. M. Tniitt, infantry,
is placed on tho list of detached officers
and the name of Col. Chas. G. Morton,
inlnntry, is removed thorofrom.
Ordors of April 0, relating to Capt.
C. W. Wallor, ordnance department, aro
By direction of tho President, Captains
GllbertJI. Stownrt, C. W. Waller,
C. G. Mettlor, Jos. H. Pclot, Morgan
Ij. Brett, R. 11. Homers, T. L. Coles, J.
B. Rose, R. W. Oabe, C. S'. Donavin,
Arthur 1). Minick, and First Lieut. Fred
II. Coleman nro relieved from detail
with tho ordnanco dopartmeut to tako
effect Juno 39. Second Incuts. K. U.
Harmon, W. T. Pendleton, Jr., J. S.
Hatche, R, W. Finger, C. W.
G. 31. Barnes, C. J. Ragsdale and
Win. B. Harding,' Coast Artillery Corps,
and Socond Lieut. Chas. A. Wnlker,
Jr., Third Field Artillery, aro detailed
for senico in tho grndo of first lieutenant
with tho ordnance department
for a period of four years.
Lieut. J. P. Miller, Naval Academy,
to supply ship Supply, liieut. A. B.
Cook, New York 8hp Building Company
to battleship Louisiam; Lieut. C.
(!. Krakow to Navy recruiting station,
St. Louis; Lieut. II. IC. Abbott,
Virginia, await orders. Lieut. I).
E. Cunpnings, battleship Nebraska,
await orders. Ensigns A. 11. Cithrio,
N. W. Hibbs, J. C. Monfort, battleship
Arkansas to battleship Louisiana.
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GOES TO THE SENATE
(By Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
WASHINGTON, May 22. (Special to
Tho Advertiser) Tho nomination of
Stato Senator A. Cnminetti of California
to bo commissioner cenoral of im
migration, in the place of Commissioner
Kcefo of Detroit was sent to tho senate
today by President Wilson.
Rev. W. E. Potwino Says That
Cooperation. Makes for
"Tho Importnncd and inlluonco of
tho "Church, is nftt to bo measured by
its numbers, considerable as thoy aro
for it undoubtedly wields unusual
weight in public opinion," said tho
Rev. W. E. 1'otwine, tho chairman
of tho committcu on tho stato of tho
church, in reading his ropoyt at the.
close of tho eleventh annual meeting
of tho convocation t of tho Episcopal
Churches of thev Hawaiian Islands in
Dnvics Memorial Hall last night.
"Many of our men and women aro
prominent in tho communities in which,
they live, and bocnuso of tliat tho
church, as n compact pnd united body
can naturally wield more inlluonco in
proportion to its members thau disjointed
congregations can, i
"Tho chief thing'' to bo thankful for.
tonight is 'tho spirit prevailing among
our members.. Most of in have ,HVeit
In .various dioceses Olid miiisonnry districts
of tho" cihbrcty but, speaking for
members, I, can nssert that
nowhere, that our lot has been cast was
there such goodwill, harmony nnd ,so
sincere a desiro to cooperate Us there
lias been oxhibitcd nt tlito coiiocition.
"I thoroughly .bcllovo that tho
growth nnd inllucnco of tho church in
these Islands has been largely duo to
tho splendid cooperation of the laity
to all suggestions of their leaders.
More than that, thev themselves have
been tho lenders in every way possible;
with duo recognition nnd respect for
tho constituted authorities.
"Most of tho clergy from tho older
countries liavo been used to seeing mon
of mature or advanced ago In couvoca'
lions, but I have been greatly mi
pressed nt this c.onocatiou with tho
largo number of yonng churchmen who
have taken nn nrdont, intelligent and
devoted intorost in nil things connected
with tho llfo of tho church. They hnvo
shown n desiro to lcirn all that con
tributed to ita catholic position 'nnd
national progress. Young mon havo
volunteered for positions
work nnd responsibility, and I foopsuro
that i they -will rise) to. tho occasion
which thoir 'rmslUancntttll." w
ivino an lncroaso in tho value
of lands and buildings belonging to the
church approximating $40,000 during
tho past yoar. This includes properties
scattered in various parts of thq Islands.
Tho number oC communicants
has so steadily increased that whilo in
1002 it only amounted to I72 persons,
tho present year shows n total of ICO!)
actual communicants. Tho increase m
the attcndaiico of tho Sunday nnd day
Bchools was shown, by tho report, to be
Yesterday afternoon nioro than twen
ty tea tables" decked with snowy linen
and dainty china, studded tho green of
tho cathedral grounds at tho reception
nnd tea given to the. members of tho
coiuocation under tho auspices of tho
guilds ot tho Lpiphnny Mission,
and Hawaiian Congregation from
four to six o'clock In tho afternoon.
In the cscniilg in the memorial hall
the business transactions and accounts
of tho diocoso wero taken up and con
eluded within nn hour, without a single
jir or hitch of discord occurring
throughout the convocation.
Tho body adjourned last ovcnlng
until tho meeting next year.
SAW DEATH COMING .
(By Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
MACON, Georgia, May 2. (Special
to Tho Advertiser) bravely
fncing for a week tho inoyltnblo result
of this mistake in taking a tablet of
bichloride of mercury, H. Sanders Walker
tho young Mncou banker, died this
morning. .Members of tho family gathered
nt his bedsido sovcral davs auo.
when tho doctors announced thcro was
no hope. Whon the end ncarod, Walk-
er gavo no sign of flinching, but met
death with resignation. Durinir tho hist
day Walker was under, tho influence
of opiates most of tho time, but in
conscious Intervals gavo ovidenco that
ho was not suffering.
PORTO RIOANS ARRIVE .
LATE IN WASHINGTON
WASHINGTON, May 0. A delegation
from Porta Rico, composed of Joso
do Diego, speaker of the houso of. delegates,
chairman; Martin Travieso Jr.,
proshlont of tho insular executive council;
Carlos Cabrera, a prominent plant'
er, and If. II.. Scovjllc, fruit grower,
Las arrived hero to oppose the piissngo
by tho BCtmtO' of the sugar schedule
as it was passed by the houso of representatives,
nnd also to look generally
after the interests of tho people of
Porto Rico in their relation with the
proposed tiirifl revision. ,
Tho delegation hopes to prosont its
case bcfiiro a of tho senate
finance committoo and will hold
conferenco with tho President.
The Porto means' believe that tho
working class will receive
est blow by tho reduction. of tho duty
on sugnr, ,ns it will causci a decrease
in wagos and will not, according to thp
delegation, reduce the costi of living.
The delegates aro stopping at the
Raleigh Hotel and will probably stay
lor about a month
HundreBs of 'Police
Guests Gathering for Wedding
I- THE ROYAL .LOVERS
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Princess Viktoria Luise
(By .'Federal . Wireless Tclogrnph.)
BERLW,"Mny 22. (Bpcoloi rtoMTfid
Advertiser) Tho Crar of Russia,
by tho C.arinn, arrived hero
today to attend tho innrrliigo on Saturday
of tho Gorman Emperor's daughter,
Princess Vlktorlii Luiso.
Tho reception of the Russian ruler
was oven more cITushc than that extended
yesterday to King Gcorgo of
0 rent .Britain. ,
Escorted by troops, tho Kaiser nnd
Czar Nicholas led the procession to tho
palace, King George following nlono in
an auto. Tho depot wns entirely surrounded
by secret police, oven tho railway
for miles out of Berlin being closely
A hundred Russian sccrot sorvico men
aro guardiug the Guar.
TROUSSEAU,, OF ROYAL
BRIDE. COSTS $25,000
BERLIN. Mny 18. Scores of tailors,
dressmakers audi lace makers cavo a
sigh of relief today at tho completion
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HE BY KLE THE KH0 BDYS
"Say, mister, hero bo my two five
cents 'for Mister Rider's gravo," piped
i littlo voico which camo from a mitp
of an urchin,, barefooted nnd hutlcss,
with a mass of tangled hair on his
face, down nt tho Kakunko
Mission yesterday afternoon, as, with.
his littlo Jlut, ho placed in the hand
of the attondunt at tho settlement tho
sum total of ten cents. It was a con'
tnbutiou from tho ragged child to help
along tho lirlid which tho children of
Kakaako aro raising, of their own accord
nnd ou their own initiative, to
ward thu purchase of u monument to
mark tho gravo of tho lato 1. W.
r Up to .yesterday tho fund had grown
to dollars and
cents, nnd tho end is not yct.,JKvcrjr
cent has been voluntarily contributed
by tho poor children of tho 'jquurtior
Thus tho children of tho district
whero 'i)ail'' Rider labored during tho
last years of his life trying to
show their gratltudu to tho memory
of one who was their frioud and who
sought to givo them pleasure and enjoyment
in their ouco joyless homo district.
How much tho children intend to
raiso no ono knows, but tho fund grows
gradually with such small contributions
as tho. above.
"Really, 1 don't know what they
Jntcnd to do,', said n woman workor
connected with tho "Aloha 'Manufactory,"
when Interviewed vesterduy.
"All I know is that tha children aro
raising this fund among themselves. I
have anted to contribute and help
tho cause along, but they tell me I
must not do so, because thoy want to
bco first bow much they cuu rniso among
themselves, tho dear littlo ones.'
And so it is. Tho urchins of tho
Settlement wont to show their
lovu for tho dead, and they almost re
TO WED TOMORROW.
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and Prince Ernst August.
of the $23,000 trousseau ot Princess
Ylktorin T.uile, who Is lo'tnhrry Prilico
Krnst of Cumberland on May 'ii.
There has 'been a' continuous, stream'
of delivery wagons at tho palaco at
Potsdam and box nftpr box has becin
delivered for, tho inspection, of tho Km-press
and ladlos of tho court. I
llerlin papors havo sought In vain for
information as to description of the
brido's trousseau. It is Intimated tho
Knisor amKalsorJn nro afraid of the
caustic criticisms qf tho Socialist press
as to tho cost and quantity of tho outfit.
Unofllcinl information Tcccivod nt various
shops In regard to (ho Princess
Viktoria I.ulsc's trousseau Indicates It
is rich, but -of simple elegance. Tho
princess is said to havo new
Tho wedding gown is of whito satin
point applique of conventional cut, with
tho train four yards long. Tho costipf
tho gown hand, mndo train and lnce,
will not exceed $10(10. Tho veil, on
which many girls in tho Silcsian laco
school worked for more than six weeks,
sent what thoy consider outsido interference
When n larger amount- i
raised, it is likely others mny
but not until the littlo ones have
canvassed the' whole district' among
tlic'msclves. will this lio allowed.
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ROGUE RIVERAS ,. ,,
SGENE.OF .WRECK ,,
SHIP TURNS TURTLE
(lly 1'odoral Wiroless Tolcgraph.)
MARBlU'Ii;iil), Oregon, May22.
(Special to 'fho Advertiser) Accord.,
ing to n report (reaching here, a sailing
vessel overturned today at tho mouth
of tho Rogue rivor, near Woddcrbnrnl
It is rumored that two men aro hanging
in tho rigging. On account of tho tele:
pliono line being down between Ilandou
and Weddcrburii it is impossible to secure
It Is not known whether tho vossol
Is ono of tho small boats that ply along
tho southern coast of Oregon, or a
largor boat; which, becoming distressed
at sea, put in thcro. Tho life saving
crew from llaudon has been sent to thu
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SMYRNA MINE DAMAGE
LESS THAN WAS FEARED
(lly Federal Wireless Telegraph.)
SM,Ynif A, May 22. Special to Tho
Advertiser) Five persons wcro killed
and. Kovcrql others seriously injured,
dispatches hero today stato, as n result
of thu liner Senegal, of tho Compagule
Dos Mesasgori's Maritimes, striking a
harbor mine near hero. The vcss.il was
Tho Senegal carried two hundred passengers.
was tern in th, vessel's
bottom and Its Inturior, wrecked.
It was feared nt first that all aboard
had been killed in the explosion or
REPLY KS 11,0
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With Statement of
Buving SteWers From
.TOKIQ, Mj:22. (Specinl to
Tim Ailvtytiscrj), '(Strong dissatisfaction
is expressed here today
by tho government ns v.Vl'11 ns by
individual wjth, tho American
reply to vTnptin 's protest against
thq Qalifornm, Anti-alien Land
Hill, hceanso it gives no leeway
The reply of Secretary of Stato
lsryan denies that tlio' Anti-alien
Act violates any existing treaty.
Thp foreign, office ,tpdny cabled
to Viscount Chimin sit Washington,
to giyc tfic American state
department Japan's interpretation
of, the, treaty which Japan
claims has been violated.
LONDON, A&fv 23, (Absic
ed l,re.vCablaftrTljo;,Rnlo of four
nt is,li stesnricrBa(olh(frtJsipn ,nese
government 'has just been nego
tiated, acjeortlini .'to information
given out. hero, .yesterdny. Tho
steamers' aro new -and fast.
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AS Kli' OF ALBANIA
LONDON, May Daily Citizen
tho organ of tho Labor party, commenting
on tiio suggestion thnt
Roosevelt bo'maiio King of Albania,
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"Toddy andiEssnd'and Nicholas, between
them, should mako that corner
'of Europe just hum!). r', ,
''After nil, for.tho'Bako of making
the world moroV interesting, .why
should not. tho ex.prcsldont applyt It
'would bo a no doubt, from
the Whito House, . but then thero Is
style, titlo nnd dignity. Certainly Mr.
ltoosovelt would not talco his policy
from Yicnna. lie is no Duko of Urach.
Ho would opon upAlbania. In fact,
an sorisior possuiiiUlcs quggest them-
uryiwioiumii.KUTOpe vyouiu uo
givnii an a kingship on up-to
data busincssjfpriqciples. The ono
doubt is whetherEuropo.rcnlly wants a
liiorinan. All.tho odds nro In favor of
some titiilar dummy."'.
A Safe Man But
' IsmaelKemal Boy 'preaidont of tho
provisional govoruniont of Albania,"
has giv cu out an intorvlew with regard
to tho statement attributed to him that
v'if Theodore ' RoospycH 'desires "tho
kingship of Albania,, wd"shall put him
ahead of all othor 'candidates."
Ismaol vyho Is 'staying at tho Hotel
Cecil, vvitli othpr, 'Albanian , dolegates,
sad tho .through
thq corrcspirtdenfof 'an Amorican
asking hlni wbothor ho .considered
Mr. RobscVelFcould' fill tho position
of King of Albania.- JIo answered that
Mr. ltoosovelt able' to do so
but nt present thoy'hnd'no time to consider
tho quostion -seriously. Ismacl
said ho considers.- tho.' colonel a very
safo man, but ho d,Iifiiot think ho would
bo suitable 'for Albania. '
"It might bo suggested," with a
smile, "that MryAsqultlfor tho eon. of
tho lato .T. P. Morgan "should bo our
ruler. They, too, nro good men, but it
is a serious question .for ns and wo wish
to havo time to thinkiit over carofully
beforo any decision is made."
i Replying tq akq'ucstion as to whether
it would receive serious consideration,
ho said it was not'llkoly.
By Kahnku "Wireless..
From 494 miles off; nt olght o'clock
last night, tho S.,S.WUholmina reported
in to 'tha Knhuku wlrolesg station,
announcing nil" well and sea smooth.
Tho station was 'also in" communication
last night with tlie'S.'S.1 Niagara, S. 8.
Siberia and S. SShlnyo Maru.