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Villages on Island of Sakurajhna
Are jttfV'On Fire bj Biasing
t Eouldcrf from Crater of Vol
:; cano and Part. of City of Kago
ahima Destroyed in Same Way
with Help of Earthquakes. ,
'.!' JIITOYOSIII, Japan, January
f5.(Uy Associated l'reiw Cable)
Trr- Refugees from the Islund of
Sakurnjima and the city of Kajfo
fchirrta plve graphic descriptions
of the.ftVPrwhelminj: of the vil
lages on the island and of the de
struction wfonjrht in KaRoshima
by the volcanic eruptions ami con
.tinnous i jrtjHpiake shocks, j .:.
Both the earthquakes and erup
tions : bnan Sunday 'nTjrht and
early Monday morning, vrhi-u the
volcano on the Island in Kno
s.bima Day burst into violent erup
tion hurliiijf ntnsses if fliuiiinjr
boulders from its crater. These
falling in the villages set many
nouses oil fire and the greater port
qf the villages and a large part
of tho city on the mainland oppr
itiite were burned.
;,; Many ' of the inhabitants of
Kagoshima are. now returning to
the city, only to find in many
ases that their homes are burned
tlr in ruins. The volcano is still
active. -r ,' ' '.;" V
The commander , of one of the
Igovernment. police boats, which
has made a circle of the Island
of Sakurnjima, reports that many
botrtes ot, human beings .and of
eattle can be seen on the island,
Which is deserted and devastated
beyond description'. . " ,
: . . LESS; TIL
TOKIO, Japan, January it. (By
special Pable to NippijIijl) The lot
wit telegraphic advice I received from
the. devastated district 'of Kagoshima
-and the ruined city of the name name,
in to the effect that the eruptioa of
the volcano of Ontake, on the Island
ef Sakurajima,' ia gradually subsiding.
It ia now asserted by volcanologlats
'Mi at the crisis baa panted ami that there
will probably be no more aerioua erup
.jtioqa. The earthquake which have
shaken the dint rict and city of Kago
ftiinui ail (I add.-d to the. horror of
'fte dimeter, are now repotted fewer
jtiul of miirh less violence. , .'
t'ut itH 4be, sulwidenceA of the crup
jiiui, u;nl earthquakes another disaster
,uvrr In lined a part of the Kagoshima
pi oiVftuo, . when a tidal wave awept
tho shores of Kagostliima bay, washing
.flway a number of villages aad doing
jmmcuse damage along the shores. The
nave, which a a huge wail of water
'tohrn it struck tho low shores, ia sup
posed tp have beeu canned by the eartB
uuakea. .. ; Tidal Wave Add to Death List
i. Except Jot the, fait that the tidal
wave overwhelmed-a number of villugea
11ie dot nils of the damage done ban not
Vcc'u made known, but it ia stated that
mauy deaths have a place in con
Sequence, although uo estimates are
iven in the brief dispatches received.
' Late yesterday afteruoon a huge cot
mutt of flame shot up directly from the
crater of Outuke, rising, it ia estimated,
to a height of "O,t0u feet, a sight uniii
i.u the history of rolrauit' disturbance!
ia Japan. , " ..
; The telegraph ' and telephone linen
'were partially restored to acrviee tbia
worninif ia KagOKbima. , than euablini;
iuior detailed newa of the aituation ia
that ruined city to be Kent to the out
" . Third Crest Eruptioa.
t At two o'clock thin morning the vol
cano of Ontttke burnt into it third
great eruption, aentling up VAlumea of
Vmoke, aahea nud lava from ita craters,
ui coiupanied by tlninderoun exploaioua.
Since thra the explosion have nearly
topped and the eruption ia much leaa.
't 'L A partial atirvey from the bay' of
Kagouhiuia ahowa that the formation
of the lalaud of Hukurajjiua lid the
vol uuo of ()utakit h:y beeu greutly
rliuugel aiuce the begiuuiug of the
iruptiuna three duya ugo.
A little before the anlnidcnco of the
rnplioua aad rrthv(uakea a rain aturm
i-wejit over Kagoabiina. The anlici In
tlm city were two feet deep on a level,
but the rniu did much toward wanliing
;:.eaa aahea from the at recta and help
ia the work of rliuring the tuiua.
. , Dead Codies Everywhere. ,
" In all part of the city are the tiodiea
.of thoae who wet .death itf- a number
of way, from falling walla, from flying
ruck and front auffocatlou by the
I niaonoiia gnaea vhich uccumpauied the
curlier atagea of the eruption. No
(Hurt hua been made aa yet to eatiniute
tiic total number of death, or of thoae
injured in the diaaater. ' .
' Tab of beiolaiir-ai beitig to I J by
DIE OF C0L0 irir
Thirteen Persons' AH Rejrtd
:" Froaen lo Deaths-Suffering
, . in .Eurbp Severt.
'KV tORKt Janaryf 13. (By Ate
abclated Tresa t able-The ehblrtt
'weather experienced here eefifteen
yearn prevarl ia Routhera New York
Htate and the auffering in thi city ia
groat, although the temperature ia how
rining and .the worst of the 7 roar li be
lieve.) to be over.,,; .'; '' V:' ;
Ho far tbjrteeo deatha r reportwl
from frrrr.ing. ; AS f ptdemtc 4f ti'lfpe
hvti nelr.cd the city ahd tbounaa.la ar
victima of thii Influenr.a. The terry;
boat acrvice toa both, the HaiUoa.Snil
Kat Rivera in eripplei pn, account of
the floating e. . -
. Dia of Cold tn taria.'".'""'''1'
PARIS, .tamiary, Ji.V-(tty.Aaociaied
Preaa .falile) The eevere froat whlcB
haa vixited f'rabce contlnbci and laat
niuht acteral death, tlrrectly' due ; 14
the cotd Weather, , were reported ' Ah
epidemic of grr)ip0 haa become ad gen
era) that it ' I aCrloinhf Interfering
with' buaiiieaa- in'tV city.
.. ; :, Ceutral i Eur'ops Saffers!'" '
IQN IK)'; ,:tigland, Jattiiary 14.
flty AaaOciate! Preaa (:able) Nine
leath have 'been reported today' Is
Central Europe s: the . rcetllt pi thjt
eevere weather. t.'J v.
STRIKE TIES UP 'RAILWAY
;n:EVJCE IN Ppfi.XlJQAt
ed rrcta (.able to Htn-Kulletiny The
entire railroad icfvice.of rbrtii(ta in
iuapended today becauae' of s general
triKe. ' imlilatrial . eohditiona are ex-.'
ceedfngiy dioqllieting and there i ihhch
fear that the lovalist will take advan
tage of the opportunity to create a dii-
MORE WAR THREATENED.
lifi.fl N B, Switterhutd, -January. 14
(Tiv AafiH-iated Prea Cable to Btar
Bulletin) iremier Venlgloa today Bak
ed the Tower to take1 joint aYtion With
a view to preventing a probabje Turcp-
Oreeiaa war.' ' .' t ";. ' !''
' ... ... a 4ii; i. I . '
1 rndcr fat f Jafiuiry 6, orderl
from the war department direct
Majdr TimberlakeT. A. no
commanding at Fort Huge r,td 4
proeeed to thrt mainland and '- 4
mime command of Fdrt 'Terry',
New Tork.' ;'" , i
4 ' Hi uceeor at Fort Hnger will
be Lieut. Col. Wilmot E. Ellis,
now at Vort Terry," who la direct-
ed to aail from Ha J'ranclaco otf 4
the February traniort. ' Major
Tiiuberlake haa been stationed in
Ildnolnlii for mora than threi 4
years, and he and Mrs. Tlmberlaks
iM very popular among' a larg
circle of Srmjr and civilian friends.
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turviv'ora of tiiose who. risked amria
some eaeea sacrificed, their, ova Uvea,
in attempt to save other. One atory
which ia appealing to all Japan ia that
of a government telegraph clerk who
met death at hi post of duty; "
.' ;.. pu a His !
Tbi tlerk, whose am is ankaown,
refused to , leave hi ioat while the
wirca were able to work, but remaihed
in the office to the nd for two day
iui without food. . It waa 'from tbia
nan that the detail of tho eruptioa
i'e gived to the world. ; When reaeuf
;artie of troopa entered thO 'city yes
terday tb telegraph offico waa in ruine
iud the' body of the brave elerk waa
found Where he had died at hi pott.
The troop and aailor which have
ecn eiit 13 Kagoshima were reported
thia evening as doing a remarkable
work of rescue, .".-.
Bain of Aahes Far Beaching.
From the prefecture of Hiroshima,
Vamaguchi uud Ukaysma, aad other
large cities in western Hondo, are com
ing report that volcanic ashea from
the craters of the active Vuleanoea 'In
the Provibee of KiUshiu are Wiling
Also a dispatch from Kocbi, la tho
i'roviuco of Nankaido, report the full
ing of raid of ashe. These place aro
from two td four hundred miles frbm
the acene of diaaater.
DISASTER ONE OF GREAT ,
i , C AL AMITIEB 0? WORLD
,; TOK'io) ' January 14. (By Ao
elated Press l.'able) Uetaila of , the
tremendous volcanie explosion of Bakn
rajima, on the island of ; fiakura, re,
eeivod here today indicate that the
disaster, will pass into history, aa one
of the world' great ealamitiea. '. ..
A Japanese ateamtblp captain, who
rescued 300 jeople, tell a ' graphic
story of his exeriences. H saya that
eopl and caule rushed wildly to the
shore and the various beachet, hoping
to And refuge in the water from the
cloud of hot lava ash that joured up
on them. ' The gulf betweett the islands
was tilled with swimmers:' people rtd
ing rafts and log add the floating
bodie of the dead. ' ''".''.
. Three destroyers sent by tho Japa
nese naval office to rescue the people
of tho city were unable to enter 'ths
bay on account . of storms and ' tho
(pouting geyser. "
Tho death list Ms still a matter of
gueaa work bnt it will reach many
thousands, according to present (n.lica
The flerv flow of sub and lava is
now abatrng and the ' waters are
calmer. The eruption ' (a ovideutly
uearly sjwnt. ..
In an exchange of cablegrams, Pres
ident Wilaon, expressing tho sym
pathy of the American people, called
the diaaater unprecedented id Its bur
den of calamity.' . '
l!AVAttAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY;- JANUARY 16.
0nU ' -.
l j Rescue of
sb -JL nU; '
Starts 0lt; Iii Spite of Sitorm,' In Effort
: to Save hiyei of Captain Purdy and
v His Cfew NearMauL ' :
. . . , BVLLETUr. -. . . v .
. At midnight report from along
th coast indicated that, tho sett
war rough with eign bf auh- Sj
iidlhg. No report 'had becft r-' 4
reived S'tKef ftwH the ifovfrnmeM
titg Savajd or' the lUle..,"4 Its, f
4' . te tk '?. iS '.!
9 ((FromVedurlyj Advertiser.) S
fader nil itesmj thrt ,rited State
Xay tug Navajo, Taptaift Bato. left
nort ilmrtif ifte Moon yeerdar Id go
to the tcUl( of the egoin gaoMn
launch "Tfeteri,' tdwihg'fe acow4 believed
to' tif iri. ' dintreM : aomeShere Ix-tweeri
the Iliiwall r tunnel hnd the timdh f oat
Of MSul.' TH WiVnch la In edihirianit
offaptaln.- Itoh f urfly.' .With hfm flr
Doiiela Motomaf ad two native Ha
vaiian' defkliahiU. "To inch M"mS
Sh-Mird' the' aeow' " t''
' The Iteieii Shd'it tow Were 'aishtlxl
ity ; Cnpta'ij Tf eenrnn of the Jnter-I-,
land steamer Mailna. Kra, s tbat Veaei
w enming throiigh the 'Hawaiian chan
nel Monday sight. "Thu Heleii wa be
ing tPM ' about 6a '.the; huge Vsvei
like - enrk, "tout t'aptla t'tudy. vra
gamely nolding; on to ai tow. A the
tauna Ken, paaae.1, the Helen aeemed
cn be heading about add wn apparent
ly try'Pg to rnrt Itefote1 the alorm oud
ack ahlter 6n ()!, (Ce'of Maui, rob
sbly io'Karteoid, a' rrl(ll Inlet on tho
south Jtoint 'of the Valley llahd. '" '
j While the Helen wfl, having s'rbdlJ
time', of "it,' ther wa no sign of ii-
tree arid ' t Be ac 1 hat the- Maun t 'Hai
Waa tiwdllnir with the elements, il wis
not il.med hectssary'id go t6 the aid
of the'JKnneh, " " f-iK-,
Tho eohditien of tb Helen wa im
mediately Reported yesterday morning
and a quickly poisibl tho Navaj6
Wa Tlaed: fa read inea to go to it
aid,' ., !"'" 1
. Comniunlcatioa 6n' Mhttl is erippled.
A wireless niessago waa sent to La.
Hnina MiterdaV m6infrtir1'la an eirbrt
td learn if thd Helen had found 'bel
ter o thit Island. ' A' H-ply'camo Siae
that telephonn' eomfimnjestien was He
morahxed tin the island, osie bf the 4w
er house 'there hatliig SlreSdy been
wrcei Dy ue gale-; - a message to The
Raymond ' rshrh, near" lb iriace tor
which the lies ahd Ha fOw are Wu
riosed to hStrd headed,' could not bo de-UVeroUV--
Th!, eohdltiod ' iuad " onsideraLle
anxiety hero and, resulted in a re,
doifbling iif fttont tb ret yemel.'off
it tho aid pi the launch and its crew.
I'd tn S lata hmif la.i hiaht tifUhinn
had beh heard either from the Navajo
Of the' HebVh, but those who know. 0
tai Purdy are eotifldent ho will be able
td weather the bldw 'and reach a aafo
iv vf,. M.ir.- ,.;.,Vv
Announced That ' trjdictmtnU in
-Jonriectlon with Shooting '
of Moyer Are Due.
HANCOCK, Ilonghtoa County, Michi
gan, 'January 13-(By Associated Preiu
Cable) Tho. greatest ( interest is , bejng
maalfesten) hero this niornln? In tho
expected report of the - grand jury,
wnien is to come into .court this morn
ing, "regarding the charge against mem
bers of the eiticen.' alliance said to bo
connected with the shooting of CbsrlM
h. aioyer, president Of the Westers
Federation of Miner. Snd tho deports-
ffon Of Mover and of -harl Taaner.
auditor bf the federation; ;
'It was announced that numWof
Indictment are to be 'filed with' the
grand 4: jury' : reort..' Arrtobg 'the1
sanies mentioned as barter indictment
f that of Jame McNaughton, One 6t
(he leadlhg mJue owner of the State
fad an officer Of the rreSt Heia co
er mine.' " .'
".ThS Jury was called last 'wfcek by
iheriff t'ftiso to proba tho charge
made by Moyer and tho officer of the
federation,." ' .
. f. .:, tii.i?'- t.u
- CJtT' OF MEXICO, January 15."
(By Assoeited Preia 'Cable) enor
Rlanouet, minister of war for th
Ifuerta government, announced last
evening that he will toon make a re
quest t fhoThlled State authorities
tor the return to Mexico of tho federal
general who eroaaed tho border frflin
OJinaga and aurrendered to the- Ameri
can troopo at Presidio, Texas, ;
Huor f.anqtiet particularly mention
Oenetkl Mercado, but state that the
treedow of tho other generals, Includ
ing GeneraJ Proxcq, or six ia all, will
b yoskod nr. t, r r: r. ). it-1 '. , , .; i -,
HILO WANTS A LOOK
.. .. AT; JSrr.'McOABN
i ' "r - t . . i . , .
Tho Hilo Bar Association 'a execu
tive eommitttte held a . meeting last
week, at which it deeldet to extend to
II. H. district Attorney Jeff Met'ara ad
invitation to be the guest of honor at
association's nrst anual dinner.
is will take place during tho latter
part of January, tho date being left
ojien in order that, .Mr. MrOarn may
select tho time most rtable him!
It i generally hoped that ho may Sc
eept o that i Hilo may. hay sa oppor
tunity ia have a look at the et offi
cial,, , . , j , i ,: ,--,,';., ' ;,
TJKNECEfiABT WOSDS. ,
Vvh'y;.waUv1rbrd hod ; sdrortUIng
apnod in describing the many point of
meri( in ChanvberUtia 's Cough K"lyf
Tho most faatidivu aro tifl4 when
w otato that it eure cold and cough
from, a ii v caU, and tat it eontjn
absolutely no narcotics or injurious ub
taoee. For sale br all dealers littn-
ibn Smith Jt Co., sgeuts lot Hawaii.'
o Leaves For4
listen with hit Innnrh a well ni hi
tow. . ' . . ' . ,
.. Launch Halea Is BUOjch. .
Tho Helen left llono'ulu harbor Rat
tnlav, tewing a aeow for the Hawaii
ffn Dredg tif t ompahy, to be nst in the
dredging work now under wav at Hllo.
The lniihch, a staddch seagoing hoit, Is
sixty feet In length end has S register
Of twenty tone. fitted with 12"
hotse powei1 gasoline engines. The1
seow,' a nmt)ersoma affair fitted' With
dhrtiping p(diauee, ha a nmcity of
three hundred cubie' yards. ; ' ' ',
Oajtfaln Hnllsoi, of the Navajoi Ih
leaving for he rt ei o of tt.e Helen yes
terday, said that ti wouJd head direct
for Koneoio, a small inlet nsed as A
harr.br for teaehiag the farm of Dr. J.
H. Raymond on, Maul.', In tho" event
thai the f teles is ot found there the
yvJo will palol' the sea in that vi
cinity teady to render old If the launch
r.d its tow are' sighted hi, a disabled
eohditiohj ' ,-4 ! '
"What leaila U tno belief that rap
tal'n inifdy a attempting to rench this
inlet U the fdet thht one iefor whTlA
towing a lorf raft front llouolubi to
Hllo. with'tb Helen; he was' overtaken
b , rough weather1 and pnr Into that
plnr to swjilt tho jaBitig of the starm'.
;V- (From Thursday Advertiser).' '
' Kihej harbor, in Maalsea bay, on the
leeward aide of the Island of Maul, was
the refuge Jn which the gasoline launch
Helen,, having in tow one of the bljj
dnmn c6Ws belonging1 t the Hawaiian
Predglnjr't'ompnriy,' found reftigh' early
yeNturday morning, kfterX'aptaln Purdy
bad silceesaTtiliy ridden out of ' the:
stortii-tbssed, Hawaii channel with bis
lip ht Hd handicapped craft. ' . '.'
' A 'wltelesa message' from Captain
Bsbo of the naval tng Navaj which
wai ut In. search of the Helen Tues
day Was received at the naval "Station
yesterday worriinat stating that the
Helen and the snw had been fouBd in
thi harbor St Klhel. ' '
A' little later the offices of the dredg
ing company ia the Htangenwald Build,
intr were informel bv n wireless dis
patch from Captain Purdy that bo; waa
in Kihei harbor and that men 'i and
bot were all O. K. . r .
Captain Purdy had. turned from hi
course in tho itormy Hawaii channel
Ttiesdar morning and '.had made hi
way. after being sighted by tho Mauna
I tlally sheltered water south bf the lit-
tk island, Xahoolawe. ' Ho then btat
v noHhwsrd through the Ala
keikt channel past Makena and on along
tho Maul rbast ttatit reaching Kihei,
where, there .1 a good hsrbor.- Z
"The wireless rnesaSR from tho Vav-'
ijq came yesterday between ten and
ievkn'o 'clock; after thai doughty tbg
under fiabson' had spent Tuesday night
scouring the Coast of Mabi off HonoaU
and Knla fdr the Helen and its tow.
Orftjiize Association to Back Up
, , :DeaiaBd on llanageri for V .:
, i--;'. .'More Salary.-' - V
. NfevV TORK, January 15. (By A
oeiated Prwia Cable) An entirely new
force haa entered the theatrical field of
the. country. There' waa formed here
yesterday tho Actors' Equity Associa
tion which i CTgauired 0 sieet add
deal with the theatrical maaugera of
A conference toetween the representa
tives of the asaociatios ami a nunuber
of managora will l held here on Janu
ary lj at which demand for increases
of saiarv all along the line will I
made. Tho reipreoentatifeS of the as
sociation are Francis WUaorf, president;
Henry Miller, vieo-presldeotj Holbrook
Blinn, Oeorge Arlisa, . Robert .Kdson,
WIKon Lackayo and Ethel Barrymoro.
! .The association 1. the result of tho
pccHHure which baa followed the combl
datioa of tho manager and tho old ao-
caJled theatrical syndicate, which has
practically dominated thfl career of tha
Sctor of , the country . f or years.
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SCIIOPIELD BARB ACKfl, Jannlrv
14 Tb gntrison hero tuffered eom
parstlvbly little i'ncbqvenienco, a Cora
pared with Port .Bhafter . a nd thor
places during the stoim pf the pant two
diy. - Tbia I partly accounted for by
reason of the fact that all the troop,
with the exception of one frattolidn of
Field Artillery, Sro now hlterti ia
buildings, and toe email number of tent
bouses still in so have feces sub.-itsn-tiallv
strengthened to resist tho high
winds. Most of tho .old canvas just
vacated by the First Infautry is prao
tieally wort hk-ss after too blow.
la some of the older buildings in tho
cavalry and artillery esntoomen's there
wlo aeveral chimneys Ufstet ty tho
wind, aad all ovf r the reservation looas
article . wtro sent whirling off into
space, but none ef tho semi-permanent
building . suffered any injury or dis
:.?"ke orWd waa felt keeuly during tho
torm, and at night the oentrierf have
toen wearins- their ig miliUry opr
coats., Jn oildltion to the protection from
the. chill afforded by the overcoat,
their weight acted aa a oort of anchor,
and none of, the sentrle were reported
to have been .llowa away duriug the
Mr. ami Mr. Jsme'i Conklin, Mr. aud
Mrs, Hauiuel Harris. Dr. and Mrs. Wl.
ter McLaroS, Mr. and Mrs. Clmrlea
Wood, Miss Krtnna Uawsoo and Miss
Agnes Water are members Jif a party
of Tis Abgeles people that will arrive
en the 8, H. Wllhelnlina Febraf 17 on
S three week' visit. On arriving at
Honolulu .they will proceed, to Jtilo,
visitiug the volcauo. nud returning to
Honolulu fur tb siid-wiuter carnival,
191 4. --SEH-W EEK LV.'.'
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Will Veto Postofflce Bill If Anti
Civil Service Rider U ; "
" Attached. '
WASntNOTON, Jannary l-l.-Hy
Axsociatd rtesa Cable) President Wit
son yesterday took.. stand which. I
causing the. greatest interest In'thi city
Snd may result,, it t. freely .stated, in
a serious clash between tho .Chief Ex
ccittive, of , the nation and tho Demo
cratic majority In Congress. .'.i..-,.r
. ,Tie Prcrident made jhe., announce
ment that. ho woul, vet..ths;Pffl(iO
Aptropriaton Dill, unless te r iiier st
tached tn it exempting assistant post
mrtnter from the classified civil service
rules 1s eliminated. ' '
The appropriation Mil with the filler
attached was passed in the house this
week by ah overwhelming majority, and
the rtafement 1 I y the President - has
caused more"excltenrint licr. than the
littiatiou in Mexico has ever done.
". , ' -r-
tolice ' Charge '.with ' Bayenet
v' '"and lojnre Many - Their '
vl ttitler CeBleged.--1' rr- '
. JOHANtenUKO,' Bonlh ' Afrl a,
January'. t.1.-T- By ',' A ,t soc i a t nd ' ,'. Pros
CoVl.c).-);en ,.war between, -the I labor
unionist of South. Africa and tho Sup
porter (of the""govcrnmcnt has. broken
out ja thl city, ' during, which there
have bec.a several desperate .lisSe be
tween the police, and the rioter; in
wlifrh a nuiiiler of the unionists have
been injured wj;en: the. police charged
them with fixed bayonets. ' ',,
: A 'banit of 300 deiperat men,' led
by r-ecrotary ' Bain ijf the . federated
trade council, hn taken fc.fnge in their
trades hall ' headquarter whirs they
defy the .authorities. .' They . are le-ieged-there
by the police, and their
;rjiplies of food Slid water have be?n
eut' off. .' ' j , ,
' Martial law " was proclaimetl yesterday-throughout
tho 'various Htatos of
tho South African Union, tand the gov
ernment has announced its determina
tion to deal sternly with the situation,
Suppfnssirig rioters with the bayonet if
necessary, and shooting all dynnmiterS
9a sight. '')' , ;. -
Oen. Iiiiis Botha, former Boer gen
eral, guarantees I tint when this strike
ia ended there, will not fee another one
for 'an entire generation; ., The crisis
ha been caused by sympathetic, strikoi
in fuvox of tbe rallroal men.
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All On Board Wrecked Steamer
'H Cobeqbid ;Saie,..B,stiSufer,i-..vl
' " -trota Frcst-bitei. '"V ,
YABMOUTH, Nova Scotia, 'January
IS. (By Associated Pre. Cable) AH
the passenger and crew of tho ill-fated
Hteamer Col equid, to tho nnmber of 108,
have been rescued from the wrecked
Vessel, , which, is , now breaking, up on
Trinity Kocit n tho Bay. of Ftindy.'
.'Tua rescue was mads after tho most
berole efforts by tho officer and crew
of the steamer Kpahaniiock,' which
stood by the stranded steamer until the
storm subsided enough to permit of
their ajvprouch to the Ship. All of
those rescued are more or leas severely
frost 4ltten. "" ' ' ;
The rescMod ofiicers of the Cobequrd
assert that they ran. on the reef of
rocks while trying to locate the light
ship off .urcier shoal, In an effort to
seek refuge during the biir.zanl in the
Bat of Ftindy. ,
The rescued passengers tell harrow
ing stories of their suffering on the
doomed steamer after tt struck. , The
irreat waves continually' washed over
the ship and tho Ares below were out.
Fires were kindled in iron buckets on
deck in attempts to make sea.
. ' ,
Priied Sparkler So Proudly Worn
r by Detective Chief to Be Auction.
ed With, Stolen Prpertyi -' v
(B'lom TlitirsdSy Advertiser. "
Detectivo McDuflie 'a ' diamond ring,
the, eiyy of many fit Honolulu's most
expert paj-kaa players, the center of an
unlimited amount Of gossip during the
past year and for a long time one of
tho. moat clieriabed adprumeuta of tho
ponderous left flst of Honolulu's mighty
niinlos of tbe law,' it going oa tho
block, a piece f municipal property to
O bought by the highest bidder,
" 8o it was reported at police hend
quarter yeaterduy, McDuftlo'S ring, in
other word, ia to be classed with, the
stolen property. hiiTv)ther -nrUcb tak
en from ju-isooers- ondjept, y flfdjrv
headquarter during tli ' pasl d6.ou
year or so. It 1 estimated that the
total value of the property is closo to
lU.OOtl, ' -,;:' ; - . -,
: An inveutory is ' now being tukon
under orders from Sheriff Jarrett who
has promised td report tho result to the
supervisors. This done, arrangements
will be made to bold a public auction,
and those who claim to know any that
McDuliie ' diamond ring will be the
first to bo offered for salu.
The ring la ouestiod ha quite a hi
toTv. Knpert say It I valued at about
50u. ' Ho that as it tuuy McDuflie,
it i aid, secured the sparkler by pay
lag a jeweler in whoso "possession it
was found about five dollars far it.
Tho flag; was lost by a tourist . wno re
ported his los to tue police. Officer
llerguu traced tho ring to a local jew
eler, . where-a bby , had told it for a
McDntlte paid the bill, the tourlat
wa never found and' until Hie recent
uucovering of graft conllition in the
pouco cepnrtment, MclMilUe has worn
the rid".4 waiting W find tho owuer,"
at ho afterward explained.' .
FATHER OP PROHIBITION
BILL' AFFECTING HAWAII
benAtoe a j. oeokna of nUeth
Million-Dollar Structure of Bishop
-Estate Financed Work Starts
! ;! .v' ih Three Months. 3
,Itwa announced yesterday - that
early Jn . April ground will be.. broken
for the new business.' Mock (hat,! to
be erected by tho. .Trustee of tjhe Bish
op' Estate rons ' from tho Alexander
Yonng Hotel.';';' . ", ':,-,,' ' i ;.
' The trustees have t delayed tho com
mencement this important undertak
ing until they conld ' complete, ' the
necessary finnn'cial' arrangnments. ' It
is reKrt(xl that' thay' Sre now assured
of having' realty'' f 11 rid to meet con
tracts fur labor ' and "materials when
lite, ami that the" actual Work of con J
strurtiou will bugiu juBt as soon aa.'tae
details of tho piann ary'Veady. . "
The new ,. building will, it is esti
mnUnt, cost n tho neighborhood of one
niilliuu dollars. 'y '
-r ,:'"'. ' .'.
James W. Pratt Points Out Busi
ness Opportunity for Any One
Seekino Jlnvestinent.' ! .
i Jamrs W. Pratt, former commissioner
of public . Bimli ",'Sald; yesterday that
there is a good business opportunity
awaiting tho first ' inventor , who wit
erect a inoderd apartment house somo
wbere near the . ' down-town ' busiuest
ectiou of, Honolulu. Tbtirp aro iuan
tourists . as -well a tronsiuut viaitort
from the other lsluud, ho said, whi
would be very glaU to gi t two or lhr.
room Oats for light buuaekecping, foi
tho fow weeks or months tbat they arc
iu, tho city-.i' '; - .
li.Tbore are' many I'peoplo who would
)tcx Jivft'ritt;tMrttueuU ithn ta 'th
more- formal hotala or private boarding
Jjouses, CKperially . if there were to lH
a, good cafe, or restaurant In coimoe
tiou with tbe estublishuieut., , ' ' .
, ' it would. pot be. Bccvssary to erect l
skyscraper,. Mr. Prutt said, ,'biit tbert
Hhould be a roomy tilt of luwu, for tb
1ise of guests, and above all elao the
apartment house should Imi somewhere
iu the! downtown section where people
would not havo to tuko a car to and
from busines but could walk if they
felt like it; ; . , .
Retired Army Officer Being Con
sidered by Mayor-Elect Mil-'-'J.
chel for 'Biff Post: ; t
. J EW TORK, December ad. Maj
Gen.. Charle Humphrey, V. 8. A
retired, mny.be the next eominissiouor
of polite of Now York city. General
Humphrey' name i being eouaidored
by iiaybr-oUvt MitcUul, and it i said
that ho stands a good chance of gutting
the place. . .
; Those Tloae 1 to Mayor-eleet Mjtchel
say that thu Sew executive of Now
r'ork city want a man of General
Humphrey ' euliber, and itrong pre-
iure ta Duing brought to bear, on (he re
tired army ollicei- U take the tilace
Ueaeral Humphrey wa considered for
eouimissioner of police bv Mavor Oav
jor when that executive first nsmtmed
office, but I lie offer was not made strong
imugu i or uoaerat iluniphrsy to ac
cept. . . - .., f
1 Ueneral Humphrey received several
teicgruma yeaterday beusiug on the sub
jert Slid tnat niuht lonir distance tele
phoue cell from .New fork ' city . aup-
piementea tnm, .
Admits Plaice Offerodi Hlm.
Whou sees luat aight Itleuernl Hum
phrey admitted , that , ho hud been
broached, on ihj aubjifct,' but declined
to say whether or not be would accept
the place. Ho did say, however, that
(no position lia.t not btfen formally of
fered to him. .' . '-- . ,
General Humphrey, who live st the
Myomlaorapnrtment l' thhj1 cityi' wai
worn in mew xorK in 1H44. He eulisted
ta-t 'otiiiiony H,' fifth Artillery, in 1MII3,
and served suH-cessfuIly n corporal and
sergeant. .' In ' 1 Kill) he became a second
lieutenant in the .Fifth' Artillery, and
later was trs,uferrel"to the Fourth
Artillery. After becoming s first lieu
tenant, be graduated from the Artillury
-School iu 174, and later became a cap
tain, then njniajor'lfiid then Iieutouant
coioiioi aim colonel in tho quartermua
ter'o department of tbe army. :
: He reached the griide of brigadier
geuernt Weptobiber" . g, 1HHH;1 hnd was
honorably dischfirod fronf tho volun
teer service jn 1SIW. I.ator ho becume
brigadier general and quartet master
general iff tho rfigulur army. Ho was
made a major geuurul and retired after
forty yeurs' imrvlee. July 1, lliuT. Gen
eral Humphrey win hrevetted captain
and awarded t roiiieHaionnl medal
Honor in nm "tor action against In
dian nt Clearwater, jduho,' in 1877,"
ami served .in tbe Wnuke ltHiuiock ram
paign In 187H. He wus chief of tho
quartermaster' division of Cuba in
IKIHI and )ll:nl, and wa with the Uui
ted , ftates Cblnu relief exiieditian i in
1UUU, He also served lu tho Philippines.
" .i, . :
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Oronna Bill, Backed by Local pa-
tition and Supported . by,: John
0. Woolley, Will Be Reintro
duced Into' Congress on Tues
day Hobsbii of Alabama to Be
Floor Champion in House. ",' .',
. (Prom Thursday Advertiaet),
The recent Associated Prese despatch
tuat a bill to prohibit the kiennfartafe :
ihd sale ef intoxicating liquors ia Ha
waii was among the measure to he In.
:roducJ, at tho reassembling bf roa
(res after the holidays, Wad to tho
information locally that thia ia tile
Ironna Bill and that it wilt bo fotni-i
illy reintroduced into .congrcs next "
luesday. It I known that John O. .
neasure, while it i further expected
that th well known prohibltio tiews
jf the President snd tho secretary;, of ,
state will have their weight, when tbo
- um hiuh lull
mii, acvac m ucciuiuy voiey--nouia I
ever get, back for a vote froni com
mittee, '. '. '''.''.- ' "
Inquiry among local prohibitionist
lesus io ma miormauoa that a good
deal of quiet work has been under way
ere in preparation i or tne introduction
. .i.. . .... - - ti-it . , .
tin, utuuuh oui. a memorial 'to
songress, signed by A laige nbmber of
people of all walks in lifo and of many
nationalities, i now at Washington,
having been mailed from here last
month. " ,'
:,; : ; Homo Bolors Ohjoet, -' '
there aro many hero, oa tho Other
uand, w,ho are opposed to any legisla-.
tion from congrcs to regulate the in-
ciiiai.iuui vk nawaii, trrespecuvo
jf their idea regarding tho Value of
prohibitiod or of the necessity for it.!
Senator Albert K. Jadd Is ono of those, .
who expressed his view for Tbe Ad
vertiser yesterday. Hit eontebtios i
.hat this or any other law relating
pecifically to the Territory of Hawaii,
ught ' to originate in . tho territorial
legislature and 'not In congress.
' "If public Opinion," said Mr.' Jndd,
''demands tho' 'enactment of a prohibi
.ion law. in Hawaii, tbo legislature baa
lull' authority under tho Organic Act
to id nee such ' a law on tbo statute
jooks, and if prohibition haa th back;'
ing of public opinion it will be enforc
ed.'. There i no justification whatever,
, a,, the lack of any general expressioa of
u I, He .sentlmont isvoring prohibition
.o appeal, to congress for the enactment
jf uco a law;" ., ::. ; v.. y
-. Bod PoUtlci '' ;,';
Other citizen wore of tho opinion
,ha congressional enactment of a pro.
uiuiiiim taw wuuiu uo an extremely
njuuicious youncai preceaent, it was
also pointed ouSthat tf Governor Pink
ham believes that there should be sueh
law enacted, ho can call 4 special
ieasion ' of the loglslaturo, if need bej
to consider thia or any other legisla
tion for the good of Hawaii, and that
in this or any other public matter tho
citiiens of Hawaii are fully competent
to decide for themselves: .. ',,',.
; Many Back Movement. ;
On tbe ojhor hand many, leading eitj
iens are actively back of the movement
tl hSvO congress take tho initiative;
Theodore Kichards. treasurer of the
Hawaiian .Evangelical Association, stat
ed that although that be was, snd al
ways would be, a prohibitionist tho
' active work in tho present campaign for
T . : i : . ! I ii I . . -
prutuuitiua iii jiiwru wu .uetog ooa
Jucted'by Hev. J. W. W'sdman, George
W.- Paty and Bev. W. U. Westervelt.
He said that his first vote for a presi
dent of tho United Btates wa in 1888
for Hon.- Clinton !., Fisher, of New
Jersey, who, was the candidate for
President on the Prohibition ticket.
' . When asked what his view wer ia
the face of tho defeat tbo prohibition
ist met in tbia Territory tn 1910, when
a 'plebiscite, was taken,' he id that la
the opinion of aome of th sntl-liquor
worker it waa conaiderod that tho
matter wa aettled for the lime being,'
but among many the feeling wa that,
they were not bound by the vote cast
at that time a tho matter wa not pot
in tbe proper light before 'the Ilswai-
i... i . j . t i .... . i. . i.
iihi, wno ,re tu vps uiajorny wnea ik
comes to voting. -. ' ... '
"1 have alway been s strong believ
er in absolute prohibition and will use
every, effort in my power toward having
proer. legislation, passed In congress
toward niakiug tbia a dry Territory,',
be wild. .: .. . . . . , .....' ... v.- -
Hawaii Meeds Prohibition,
'"."I believe that prohibition I what
We need here more than anything else
and when 1 lay prohibition 1 mean'rtal
prohibition Jhe stopping of the sale
and ukO of .all intoxicant,"! (aid Mr.
Uichard. ' ', t . . ; ' ' ;.. '
"It Is amusing to near : a certulu ;
wing of the liquor force advocating
tbo alo of beer ouly. They claim that
beer i harmless. . if yoa will recollect .
when the license for a salooa at Lelle
huu waa under consideration, tbo land
for the saloon was leaned by tbo rail
road company to Clifford Kimball,
"When the railway trafllo manager
Sieard of . this proposed saloon and its
iroximity to the railroad truck, be en
tered a strong protest and would Ac
cept no responsibility lor damages that
might result uules a tunnel was built .
under the tracks so that patrons could
go snd come from this laloou without
danger. It doe not look SS though
boer wa a barnilos beverage when
they have to go to all those . precau
tion to Jiroteif it users.1' ' ',
. , In Campaign td Win.
' A. F. Cooke, who has been proml.
neutly Identiflnd with iuti-saloo'tt work
in tbia Territory for yeara stated em
, (Continued on page six.)