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Vol. vii.; NO. 7,
liebelg Concentrate at Important
. Point in Great' Numbers, Pr
' paratory,' It Is Believed, to Un
ited Advance Upon the City of
v Mexico ; Admiral Fletcher Or-
. dered to Scene With Vessels.
VILLA ASSURES JAPANESE
SAFETY Hi CHIHUAHUA
General Mercado, Virtually Pris
, oner of . War With Federal
Troops and Refugees ' at Fort
Bliss, Names Principal Avenue
of New Camp in Honor of Huer
U as Token of Continued Loy
VEEA CEUZ, Mexico, January
23. (By Associated Press Cable)
Reports reaching here last night
reported the rebels as concentrat
ing in treat numbers at Puerto
., Mexico. It is thought that this
, Is but the preliminary to a united
i avkt&un. upuu mo ttuvauue upuu lue
City of Mexico. The Federal
lore as, well in command of all the
territory immediately surrounding
the City of Mexico, have success
. fully repelled the many minor ad.
vances which have been attempt
' ed by smaller rebel forces."
v .Aamirai l ictcner, ,in co.TJTn.rjrl
jof the naval forces stationed off
Vera Cruz, received orders last
nifrht to crocccd at once to Puerto
Mexico prepared to render aid to
foreigners in the event cf hostil
ities beginning there.- ( .'
REBELS HAPPY OVER
PLIGHT OF FEDERALS
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... EL PASO, Texas; January 23.
(By Associated I'ress Cable)
tv 11U lUUr IHUUNilllU , iUt'Aicaim,
three thousand or more consisting
of Federal troops, the balance of
women aijd children, are. practi
cally prisoners at Fort IMiss, the
United 8tates military post out
side El Paso. , Though virtually
prisoners of war and under armed
guard, the refugees, are being al
lowed considerable liberty and
' haVfi started to lav nut. uti-oida nnfl
; improve their tented city.
. General Mercado, who led in the
retreat from Ojinaga, has been
placed In. command-of the camp
and yesterday named the princi
pal avenue of the plaoe Avenida
(Seneral Iluerta," It was an
nounced ' by the Federal officer
now being, so severely criticized
from the City of Mexico that this
action was taken a a token of the
loyalty of himself and his follow
ers to the cause of Iluerta. '
General Villa , and his . rebel
forces, quartered at Juarez on the
Mexican side of the Jiio Grande,
across from El Paso, have been
much ejated over the pliKht of the
Federal forces inTustodv of tlie
. United States troops and their
' condition has boon' made the occa
sion of much' et'lelimf'iiur In tbn
'Stronghold of "th . bel.
V General Villa ; yestwdny made
"reply to. the demands of the Jupa
. nese government guaranteeing
; safety to all Japaoese in Hie State
of Chihuahua. ' ' : ' -
WOULD LIE IN DEATH
BESIDE FAITHFUL WIFE
LON'POX. January "J2. (Ry Associ
ated Iress t toblu)-! ho offer of the
Hritisb go'prnnioft to give hts lemniiia
of the late Lord Btratheoua an officii
funeral mul biiriul pltus among the
tombs ft the greatest uii-n of the Ktn
roro in h'litorlc Westmi lifter Abley. hat
lieen rofiwrj y thu f:unily, Lord
Btrathrona, , Trlor 1 to ilenth,'' ex
preed a wUh to turit.-j'st th utile
of hi wife, 1hiIv Htriitlniiiift, who li(l
receutly and who wa buried iu llijfh
1 REVOLUTIONARY CIIOWD
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Decides to Postpone Korean Army
- Increase and Is Grilled by
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TOKIO, January 2 (Special U le
to tho Nlppu Jjj') The attwki y the
owosition, lvi(U-fs io the ohambpr of
df.utflg on i t!ie Yurrm iioto miniHtrjr
were to1ay roncentrti -nion the lat
ter 'a announced decision to pofitpane
for a year the Korean vmilitry exten
ion jilan. i ':' .';'''.
The original (dan Pall, for the Im
mediate efltatiliiihment in Kore of two
additional- (liviioni of the Japanene
anny and earriee with it a, great aji-'
prpviiitioB. ' 4 ..' '. ,
' V li:i . tho' tnrni,l'TH the Indt
totn'iiittpe, fo which . the govc rnmint
IS ' j.'it lij wer. referret, lint t'ii
rtHirn't' iii' it Cru .-ei(in to eoniiiieiu-
acti'H) I. .Mr, )t wis liiwovered th it no
iti'm .or- t)n... military expansion- In
Knrca,wif contained in tha . budget
l l! jM-eented, Rtid it wa learneil that
the- ministry, i a rerent eonfereivce,
had finally decided that the plao miiat
be deferred for niother ,jenr, owing tj
the reorganization t of the . Empire 'a
financei, . . .
The pritcf Bfralnut the omirion of
th'a item in the appropriation measure
wb roire l by Ynk;o lOzjiki, the floor
lender of the CliiiHel-Vai or Independ
ent ftny. Orak demanded a full and
iatinfMctory explanation from .Lieut.
Hen. Y. Kumnost, mininter of war, w hi
win at that time prcent in the com
mittee room, for hi a negligence in the
perfection of the national defense of
Japan. The apeech by the Independent
leader waa to forciiWe and bitter that
the war minister appeared at a Joaa for
an anawer and waa eonniderably per
turbed. .The explanation made 1ty hij,
a little later, was a denial of the charge
of nealot. . . ' .
"- l'remier Yamamoto had hi turqi al
to fuee eevere criticiam voire 1 by ort
K)ition lenders. Ozaki and Oiahl maile
nmny leading inquiries as to the ad
nilnitrntion ' policies for the national
defenees and international diplomacy,
reHpectively, and the premier had a
harl tirfe in exr lainin? the real atatua
of .the affair kf the Empiro. .
heud op nwi
. FUEL DROPS DEf.0
OAKLAND, January 23. (By AaaOr
ciated Pretia Coble) lolin L. Howard,
presi.leit ef the Western Fuel Com
pany dropped dead here yesterday.
Apoplexy waa the cause.
Howard had been the center of the
government InvetitiBation of the affairs
of tie Western J'uel Company, and
wnq omer lueiinx'rs or the eompaoy
waa charged under the 8hcrmar Act
with Illegally operating In restraint-of
trada and ether alleged offenses.
The cnes are still .in progress. "f "
GRAND Juanis up
: N EW YOUK, January 23.ny Aa
HOciated Tretia Cable) -The grand jury
of New Yorfc was asseiiibled yesterday
for the purpose of beginning what
promises to be a thorough investiga
tion of Hulor's sensational charges
aguluat Boss. Murphy, 'the .Tammany
leader. , . ; ,, ., ,
In hi teatimo'iiy before the bearing
of charges agaittitt the highway com
iniHtdoiv Wfcdneday, BuUer openly
ihargoii, that during the hearing, of the
impeachment charges agaiimt him
Murphy sent a messenger to him agree
ing to call off the trial if - he would
agree to quit in his investigation of
the state departments, .
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY,
LIST2NIN0 TO A PEACE SPEECH BY IIUERTA ADHEIl-'
ENT IN MEXICAN CITY. ' ... ,
GEN. EUGENIE AGUIRRE BENAVIDE3 ,
Jefe de las Arma of the Villista Garrison at Juarez and Governor
of the port, one. of the most important on Mexican border.-
TO MAKE II SEdO
WASHINGTON, January 3, (Ry
Associated ' Press ('nblc)-t-On'e more
the suffragists- of' the Uuited. Bttes
are to march upon the White " Housti
and personally plead with ' Prcsideqt
Wilson to include " Votes for Women'!'
In his administration policy. 1 -.
Once before President Wilson ' met
the suffragists on the White ' House
steps,' greeted them .cordially, but re
fused to insist upon having congress
accept his views, do matter what thry
are, on this questiou, in view of the
party jtledges which he felt were ot
greater importance. . i
The decision to make the second ap
peal to the President waa made by the
suffragists' Congressional Union )en
tcrday. . . : : ' '' -,
Pebruary 2 was the dute' fixed for
carrying the plan into execution. It is
claimed, that thousands will take part,
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LUKES liO OEFEIiSE
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.' V - (By KahukU WireWs!) . - '
i HII), January aj.(pec.ial to The
Advertisor) No defense whatever was
put on today in the tlrnt of tho cases
again, Supervisor Kenltha to be heard
before a jury. The prosecution, which
presented a mass of testimony relative
to Kealoha-'a transactions with and fur
the comity, - dealing particularly with
one nlloged sale by the supervisor of
crushed rock and the alleged pociketing
of the fu dollars received, ilosed its
camt early In the. afternoon.' Attorney
McHride, for Kesloha, stated tbut he
would cull no' witnesses and moved for
a direct-ul verdict for the defendant,
which motion wus denied.
i The inntructlons to the jury will be
given thi morning toy Judge Parsons.
- There were some lively exchanges of
repartee between Mi Jl rude and Breiik
ons during the putting on of tlie cas'
for the prosecution, wh'le fur flew when
McBride waa cross-examining . Goodi
ing Field, the rpei ial auditor, whose iu
vcHtigntioiis of tho county 'a. accounts
have rexujtod in a dor.cn -criminal
charges tving udo agaiust Koalohiw
FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY.
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FIRE DESTROYS TEXAS
COTTO'I PLAIT; LOSS
. -t- - s
FOKT WOBTn, Texas,' January
23 (By Associated Il-ess Cable)
Property t the value of three
hundred - and seventy thousand
dollars went up ia smoke yester-
day, the result of . a fire which
started in the plant of the Trin-
ity (Compress Company, one of tha
luraest cotton firms in Texas. ,
.. Porty-flve hundred bales of cot
tou, ready for shipment, were de-
stroyed in the plant. The ; flre
spread to the railroad yards and
before the cars could be pulled -out
of danger thirteen cars loaded
with cotton were also destroyed.
Thirteen dwellings in the neigh-
'.borhood were burned to ' t
ground before the fire was finally
controlled. l .
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AOAIFiST f.103 VIOLENCE
NEW YORK, January 23. (By A a
sociateI Press Cable) William Howard
Taft, former President of the United
Stut.H, in nn address txtfore the Peace
HM-ivty here yesterday, strongly urged
the enactment of a law by congress to
Rive federul courts jurisdiction to pre
vent and punish crimes and mob- vlo
tenc) aguiimt aliens. :
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RISE IN SHOE PRICES
( NEW YOBK, January 13. In the
ojiiuion or speaKera at tne auuual eon
vuntiou of the National Shoe Retailers'
Association,' which closes with a ban
quet tonight, the retail price of shoes
may 'soon reach $1U a pair, , '
' Pure shoe laws' already adopted
in SS states and several nteasures of
the same nature' now itemlinir In Pun.
grpxs were giveu as the chief cause
or .increasing vuo j'nee oir lootwcar,
Senate Decides That Legislative
1 Day Beginning Thl Morning
Shall Not End Until Meaiure I
Disposed OfHouse Votes to
Begin Inrestitration of Muddled
' Strike Situation.' ; ... '
"WASHINGTON, January 23.-, (By
Axuo-Niated Press Cable) The senate
recessed yesterday, Tomorrow will he
leirislative day, to continue, it -was de
cided, utitil vote is finally taken en
tho Alaska. Railroad Bill.' President
VYilnon has strohgly intimated hia de
sire for the parsnge of this measurd,
and the decision of the msjority of tha
members of the tipper house to remain
in aessiori until the bill is finally passed
tomorrow Is takea to Indicate that
every effort will be made to bring the
bill to a vote tomorrow.
The Democrats in ' the house today
raiMMme'xl and agreed to proceed with
out further delay to a complete Inves
tijjnfion of the strike situation In Colo
rado aa well as Michigan. . .....
Counter claims for adherents of the
wnrring factions in both Btatea to the
eir.ct, first, that fence prevails, and
aeiuFi that a oudition of anarchy ex
ists, have confused the situation her
until It finally was agreed upon to
have congress make an effort to get at
the facts. ,...,
... . . . ''
Retiring President of Precinct
Club Elected Honorary ,
' . Member. 1 .". ' ,
, There was a long and lively meeting
of the Eighth Precinct - Republican
Club ii fjmi Antouin Hull );ist evening;
at.-wU.-b A.' I' Castro,' who, lias 1 n
('resident of the'elub for several years,
presided fo the Ilixt time and by unan
imous vote was made an honorary mem
ber of the club, although he has remov
ed front the precinct.- ' ,' . v
Elmer L. Schwartr.berg placed In
nomination Lorrin Andrew as presi
dent and was himself nominated by
Joseph Olsen, but withdrew in favor
of Mr. Andrews, who was' thereupon
elected unanimously. Mr. Hchwartx
berg holds over a first vice presideot
and Joseph Olsen was elected second
vice president; M. J.. Herpa, secretary;
Arthur L. Mackaye, treasurer and ex
officio .member iof the executive com
mittee, and W. A. Spencer and A- P.
Lino, members of the executive com
mittee. : . '..',:'; " .
The new rules of the Republican cen
tral committee- were gone over care
fully, Mr. Castro explaining the work
ings of the . rules in connection with
the primary law, and. action will be
taken on them at a meeting of the club
ob Monday evening, February next.
The executive ; committee waa in
structed to select a list of Republican
workers in the eighth precinct to be
submitted to the next meeting and
from which shall be chosen a a enroll
ment. committee for the purpose ot
building np the Republican organiza
tion in the precinct and correcting tbc
old Republican precinct roll. .
Resolutions were-passed unanimous
ly regretting the enforced resignation
of President Castro, because of hit
moving into another precinct, and
thanking hint for' his loyal and con
scientious work aa president of the
club and as a worker for the Republic
caa party of the Territory. '
300 Attend Brilliant Lodge Function
Th;' Elk'sXirecpptioii jtendefed to
Governor Piukham at te Klks' home
o King street last night was a great
success. The decorations,' consisting of
th national colors,' red, white . and
blue, together with the Elks' purple
and white, were arranged by Brother
Stanley ' Stephenson and were , most
elaborate and beautiful' Th floral ef
fects were planned, by the cunning of
a master baud in horticulture, Brother
Donald Mclntyre, of Moanalua. Ia the
hallway was a huge picture of Uncle
Piuk," as .tne Governor is known in
Elkdom, framed iu purple and white.
Th portrait was presented to the lodge
by Mr. fttephensojiand wlll'probably
remain in its place of honor. In each
corner of the ball were th antlers, the
emblem of the order, and majestic and
silent stood Brother Bill," the gigan
tic Elk, almost completely surrounded
by d jungle of tropical foliage, t. The
women' dressing rooms were festoon
ed In the Klks' and national colors,
and the geuhit of Brother Mclntyre
BILLOTS BETTER THAU
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Janu
ary 2. (By Associated Press Ca
ble) With delegates present from
every local union in lt Jurisdiction
In the Un'tod States, the United
Mine Worker of America, In their
convention In progress here, yester
day adopted resolutions declaring
that the time has arrived when,
"owing to the present economic
condition of the country, at well
aa tha machinations of the Inter
ests In many places, it Is time for
the laboring people of tha United
States to come together In the or
tanlration of a political labor
Though tha resolution net with
opposition In tne convention, the
fight Wis over designating a speci
fied party title for the proposed or
ganization. This opposition wis
overcome by eliminating from the
resolution any reference to the name
for the proposed party.
Sailor Who 'Ironed Drink-Mad-
dened Captain at Sea Exone
' rated Though Discharged. .
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SAN FRANCIHOO, January 3 (By
Aasociated Press Cable) The crew of
the British ship Philadelphia will be
oaid oft and discharged here..- They will
not be prosecuted. This .wasj decided
-rpon here yesterday, following a thor
ough investigation of the conditions
surrounding th verpoweriri'g of the
captain of the vessel during a storm a'
sea this week and bringing him into
?hil port In Irons, - .. . I
With a heavy' cargo, txiiind for
Q.ieeintQwnr the fchi Jrft"-'PorrViri'l
Oregrn, two weoUa ago. . The storm
came up Immediately afterward, i and
wrording io the testimony of the mem
bers '. of the crew, Captain Lawrence
who had been drinking heavily, ap
parently lost his rearon, ixsurd orders
wfc'ch would have resulted la the Urn
it his vessel and every one on loard.
and it was decided to place him iu
The course of the vessel was then
'hanged and it put into this port and
reported to th British consul. Cap
tain liftwrenee was placed under the
'are of physicians and an investigator
started. The decision reached yester
day waa the result.
T- OF TAFT FOR
PALACE DF PEACE
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, January
13, For several weeks Prof.-William
(toward Taft of Yale ha bees giving
lUtings to C. 8. I'ietro of No. 403 Fifth
avenue, New York City, who is makin;
bust, of the former. President to be
olaccd in The Hague Palace of Peace:
The proposal- to install the -bust there
was conceived by the New York Peaee
Society. ' The matter was brought to
th attention of the ex-President t?
th Rev. John Wesley Hill of New
Ifork City, who gained Ir. Taft' as
tent to the' idea. Th work. now
practically completed. -. .
is Guest , of Elks
jl I l M
was bet again in evidence, the rooms
being a perfect bower of green bamboo
and red snapdragon, Kaai'a orchestra
tilled the ball with sweet melody, to
which the handsomely gowned woineb
and their cavaliers danoed until the
hour of eleven, that most impressive
and solemn moment for every true 1)1 k
whithersoever dixpersod. around the
globe, when they "drink to our absent
brothers" in silence, with the lighti
turned low.- Then on with the dance
once more uutil th "wee siua' hours."
About three hundred attended. Re
frevhmcnt wer served. .-. .,;
. The committe of women appointed
to assist th regular reception commit
tee appointed by the lodge to handle
the affair, was eomosed of Mesdamel
C. B. Cooper, A. IS. Murphy, James
CoV; and alter Jones.
Halted Ruler James Coke and his
charming wif received with the Gov
ernor.. .. '
"Th 'got together spirit was'v.
rywhore manifested," said an Klk last
nivbt, "and ef one thing let Brother
Pinkhara be assured, and that is, the
Klks wish bim a successful administra
tion and individually and collectively
will help him to that end."
H UD MS
, ' WHOLE NUMBER 3379
Capitalization of New Company
'at Agreed Upon LC, Rousin j
Meeting Held Last Night i to
Be $40,000 With the Privilege
of Increasing tho Amount to
; $100,000 if Necessary.
COMMITTEE IS III AT
liOBK Oil THE BT-liuiS.
Question of Providing for Election
of Offlcen and deciding Upon
' What Shall Constitute a Quorum
of Concern with Thousands of
Stockholders is Eacily Settled.
Forty thousand dnllnr is to be the
capital stock of tho Mid 1'nciflc Carni
val .Corporation, for which articles of
tesociati'iil are about to tie filed. This
was decided upon at the meeting of the
Annnce committee of the Carnival last
night, and .tho form of the articles and
the byl.iw drafted by Chairman L. J.
Warren were agreed ,npou.
'As the prdjxjsed cornoration will be
noi with .Ivtween two nnd three thou
sand stmlvhol.lers, some complicated
-ftieations sr.i. in the preparation of
the articloK, smoiig them being that of
how to huh I stockholders' meetings and
enure the election of new diiectors.
Tho ficaiKO eommittei
firnt liOHr.l of director
the prriNi." uf jiia.-tnv
ns holders of
; nil t',e n.li-
v. i 1- nWn.-. ( 1 , i , . n v '
ri"e l.'ring the .1 srii-Mnin ot lli.i .).-tail-"
: a:-, to how the director slm.: I
find u.. hum to end tlieir own teinu at
illice. This they did ly providing fer
election of new directors ut tlie (nut
innitul meeting, to bo held some time
in April. . i ;
Then arose the quest ion of Iiv to
(ret what should Coimtitute a quorum.
"lur stockholders lire prnvlicnllv t ...
mililic.V said Hocretury U H. l'nr ',
and it whs agreed th:t there was littio
likelihood cf O nm, jority ever attending
a meeting. J. L. McLean proponed tluit
a ma.ority of the stockholders present
at any t regularly announced meeting
should constitute a qiioruin for the
transaction of bumneHS. . This plan was
adopted. ' .
, Articles of Incorporation.
The articles of incorporation which
Mr. Warren, as chairman and legal ad
viser of the. committee, will file as soon
aa the bylaws have been finally adopted,
comam ine ionowing:
"Thexe articles of association, en
tered into tho - duv of .lan.i-
ry, 1(1 4, bet wet u U J. Warren, T. M.
Church, Kdwin 11. Par-a, Jnnu-s U Mc
Lean, Richard A. Cooke, Nhorwood M.
liowrey and James U. Pounherty, all of
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
' Witncmeth: That suid parties, on bi
hjilf of themselves anj' their intended
assmiute, do hereby associate tliem
selvea together to create a joint stock
eonijiauy of limited bubilitv in accord
ance with the laws oV the Territory of
Hawaii, to obtain the benefits thereby
:onferrcsi upon joint btoolo companies
it corporations; it being hereby ugreed
that thcf Articles ahull be cpmlly
binding upon all others who shall from
time to time hereafter become niein
bers of the Corporation and hold stock,
'The name of the torporation shall
be '.Mid Pacifie Curuivul, Limited.'
' "The location of the principal ollice
shall bo in said Honolulu, at such place
sa the directors shall from time to time
"The general purpose of the corpora
tion shall be to hold, manage and
luanca an annual carnival in Hawaii,
for the promotion and advertisement'
)f Hawaii, in ull desirable ways and
y' all suitable means; and to do any
md all acts aud things whutsoeve'r
uitaldo or couveiiient tor the accoin
dishment thereof or ineideuk thereto.
"Also to hold such other carnivals.
'ctes, or putilic oiitertaiiiitmuts as shull
e authorised by a majority vote of
ta stockholders at any time or times.
'"Also to tako over from the financo
omuiitteii of the 1UH Mid -Pacifie C'ur
lival (the niemlirrs of said committee
low being the first si incorporators
herein mimed), tho phms and urranK'e
ncnts'for tho inrnival to b held in
Honolulu February 14 to 23, inclusive,
'l, and assume, and cairy out the
outract's, obligation and undertakings
said ' finance committee, and also
ake over all property, claims and in
I rests of said tinance committee of
very kind, iucluding - cash in bund,
ibscriptlons, account ,ud bills re
ceivable. -. -, ' .
"The rapitul stock of the corpora
tion shwjl -be forty-thousand dollars
(10,0(111), represented by forty thou-.-'."
(Continued on page three.)