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v. HONOLULU,- HAWAII . TERRITORY, TUESDAY,' iMARCIl .10, 1914 -USEMI-WEEKLY
WHOLE NUMBER 3892
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Financiers Believe . Provisional
President Eu Plan to Establish
Government Bank to ; Provide
Funds For Conducting Cam
paigns Orden Protection Of
. I rivad e Mexico
, Fall Of New Mexico Makes Im
: passioned Speech for Interven
. tion By ' United States Cites
list Of Crimes ; and Former
. American Acts In Support Of
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'CITY OF MEXICO, March 10.
' : (Associated. Press by Federal
' Wireless) Provisional President
Iluerta lias sent to all governors
of States and army,' commanders
' loyal to hia government telegra
. phic orders to take offensive steps
'immediately against the Constitu-
. tioaalist. forces directed by Gen-
eral CarranzaJ. ' r V - v '
' -, o addition to these -orders
Iluerta chutionM his follower to
"tfrei pt0ttiU4: to ;aU fo4'ittut!'(i(
, with the warning thatthey .will
J be held personally responsible. for
Ts any outrages or. other untoward
.. acta directed at the lives or inter
ests of such foreigners.'.-.''.;,.--: '
. This action of Iluerta is taken
"to mean that Iluerta will renew
his fight against the revolutionists
- which has lagged of late, appar
ently because of lack of funds.
The exchange market is com-
pletely demoralized but, because
' .of orders issued by Iluerta, lead
ing bankers here are ' convinced
- that the government intends to
establish its own bank as the only
alternative would be to issue fiat
money, in other words, -irredeemable
paper made payable by law.
SENATOR MAKES DEMAND
FOB INVASION OF MEXICO
WASHINGTON, Mareh 10. (Asso
elated Press by Federal Wireless) In
an impassioned speerh in - the senate
. yesterday, Senator Albert B. Fall of New
Mexico urged armed intervention by
the United States for the protection of
foreigners In Mexicio, . declaring the
rtght of thin country to intervene with
' out the act -being touatrued aa a decla
ration of war.
V Seuator Fall wna aniwered by Sen-
- tor Benjamin F. Shively. of Indiana
' who deplored the aeniational demand
. of the aenator from New Mexico and
proteatod that intervention euchre pro
' poaed would mean war between the two
"'..t-ountriea. . :'.
: Senator Fall backed up hli argn
jnent with referencea to aituationa in
United States bUtory which h holds
re aiuiiUr, end said that the United
. Ktatea ahould aeml armed forces across
the border "with .the .solemn dec
, laration that we do not do this as
making war on the Mexican nation, and
- that it is not our purpose to acquire
territory, upset their laws or overturn
their constitution. We should immed
iately use our laud and naval forces to
'.protect our citizens and other foreign-
rs there."-' . -.. .
Senator Fail,, in hia speech, gave
, list . of one hundred outrage upon
. ' America a eitiaens, with ' the facts of
' which outrages, he asiierted, he -is per
sonally acquainted. The list included
nnirder and rape.
The u-oator quoted President McK'n
' ley's iVibau ' mesiuige - and eoutravted
McKluley'a anion with President Wil
ron 'a refusal to rive te reimte in'tiru
Jars aa to the -Mexican situation. He
Uo rontraRted Wilson's policr with
Lincoln 'a action when ha pave the sen
te the French correspondence, and
Cleveland's fourse . when 1evland
gave the list of deaths and arrests in
Cuba.' ' .... . '
In upholding the rivht of interven-
tion, Senator Fall .quoted thn Demo
J eratie plntfonu, which allirmed the con-
Htitutinnal rights of Americun citiacna
; nbroad and . full protec tion for their
lives and propertyt
In tlio courKe of his ei"h he mHd
a bold attack on Ge'ieral Villi. 'oni
. periuv Hnerta and Villa, he mid:
"If Iluerta i murderer, at leant
he in a murderer on grand acn'e.
' H wouldn't stoop to hill a eon for
. (Continued on page three.
Topical Scene of
and Villa Hold
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McCara Intimites That No Time
, Will i Be Lost Investigating -Chargei
"I am ready to' torn over to the
United Statea district;, attorney the
papers- which relate to , the so-called
f barges against Kellett just aa soon' as
he wanta them,' stated Deputy Attor
ney General Arthur G. Smith yesteiday,
when asked an to the present status of
this question. '
Statements have been made ia the
pres heretofore ta the effect that Dep
uty Attorney General Smith believei
that there exists sufficient ground for
aa indictment in the so-called confes
sions, statements or whatever else these
documents may be tailed. -."I
have been' ao busy lately that I
have had no opportuoty to look the
matter up or to Ret the-papers said
to be in existence," stated District At
torney Jeff McCarn last night," "but I
will get -thern just as soon- as I am able
to, and that may bo very shortly, profa
ablv In a day or so.
4,Of course, I cannot say at thia
time that I will instigate prosecution
gainst Kellett.' I muMt Srst examine
whatever there in to the care, and if
I find sufficient evidence in 1t to war
rant a prosecution I will brinv the mat
ter before the Brand jury which meets
pril J3." . - '. -. . .
" The district attorney is known to
have been quite busy of late in regard
to statutory offenses,' A r.u ruber of
prosecutions have been instituted, the
people concerned have been arrested,
given preliminary hearings and held
to the grand jury or set. free aa the
United Statea commissioner ' felt was
warranted. - Besides those eaaea which
have eome to light because of the ar
rerta which followed, the district at
torney has also handled quite number
of eases which were disposed of through
tbo nmrr:aga of ,the peraona concerned,
reparation in this manner being deem-jd
?uflicloiit to warrant dropping criminal
prosecution. ' , ,
REPORTED IN ORIENT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 10.( As
sociated Press by Federal i Wireless)
The seismograph at t. Ignatius College
in this city yesterdav recorded an
earthquake, apparently in Japan, India
or i niua, wunn pegan at 12:43 o'clock
in the morning and lasted uutil two
O'clock.' - In the afternoon there were
frequent recurrences of the. temblor.
The shot-ka during the. long continuous
period in the morning were uuuaually
heavy, 1 .. ;.
FIRE DESTROYS COTTON
VALUED AT $500,000
WA(X), Texas, March 9. (Associat
ed Presa Cable) Sixty thousand bttloe
of cotton were burned In a warehouse
Are here today. , The loss will be at,
least 500,0000, , ; i' '.;..,:
Desolate Region in
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AnvNCel.OF W-mtl OUTPOST AT
OF TROOP E,
CAVALRY, THANKS THE PEOFl E OF '
v" hii:QLULUr FOfl LlCflAHY PfiESEHTED
'' Editor Advertiser I have tb) honor to acknowledge the receipt of
'; the splendid library, that the people f Honolulu have so kindly do.
.. jiated to Troop B and to express the gratltndo of the men, . who were
: jnnch pleased that the people ahould remember them -and sympathize
; with them in their loss. '
To fully reslixe how vary much the gift wa appreciated, one hs
- only to remember how few amuaimeuta there are for the men at thia
, etation. ;...".':.': v ". s ' , "'.
To you also X want to express the thanks of both officers and men of
' Troop E, aa it you who conceived the idea of. replacing tho library
and had the labor of getting it together. ;
In whatever part of the world tho Troop taay aervi. the men will
. have -with them a constant reminder 6f the kindly feeling shown by
The Advertiser and the people o' Uonclolu.: - - . . .
i.v '.Very respectfully, ,,. v ;"':'
."'" '' : W. O. 8H0BT,
Caytaln ronrth Car, Comdg. Troop .
PASSENGER ARE KILLED
VIENNA,' March 10. (Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) Lieuten
ant Ejnar, a military aviator, and a
civilian passenger whom the array bird
pian was taking on a flight, were killed
here yesterday-when their " aeroplane
crashed to the earth . from. ' . great
height . The accident was caused by
the breaking of the motor propellor
shaft. The bodies of the two victims
were hardly recognizable when picked
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COORTliil NOT REVIEW
; FAMED DWITE CASES
WASHINGTON, March ' .-.( Asso
ciated Trees ' Cable) The aupreine
court . of the United States today refused
to review the eonvictlons of Frank M.
Kyan, president of the International
Association of Bridge and : Strncturul
Iron Workers, and twenty -three labor
leaders convicted . of criminal compli
city in the "dynamiting cases." The
men were convicted in December; 1913,
at the famoua Iudianapolia trials and
received . heavy . sentences., , Thirty
eight labor leaders originally were con
victed, but in some of their cases re
trials have been granted or no appeals
ATTEMPT AT BRIBERY
WASHINGTON, March 10.-,(Aaso
elated Presa by Federal Wireless) die
presentative Ben Johnson of Kentucky
on tne floor of tne tome yesterday
roargea iirainera n. v truer, a, wash
ington real estate roan -with making an
attempt' to bribe him in hia official
capacity;-.;' ,. v
Northern Mexico Where Carranza
Over Lives and Property Interests
CEM2TEPV HOLLOW CHIMUftHLW
BAEBXOKS, K. March . 1814.
TO BRINS HER KNIFE;
ATTEMPTS TO END LIFE
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. After months of pain and. auf-
fering) fighting against odds and
without chance for recovery from
the dread d seane from which she
was Buffering, Mrs. John Atkins,
a young Hawaiian woman of Ke-
alekekua, last week f eel ly ca'led
to her child, who was playing on
the floor near her bed, to bring
her knife from table close by.
The youngster, anxious to please
its sick mother, brought the knife
to the woman. ,
Placing, the1 weapon to her
throat, the dying woman tried to
cut the flesh, but bad strength
only to Inflict a wound less than
an inch long. Tho child, . aeeing
the Vtream of blood, became fright-
enrd and ran crying into the yard.
Neighbors responded. They found
Mrs. Atkins, half conscious. . her
face and neck covered with blood,
lylnjf on the bed. She was quick-
ly carried to a hoxpital. Less than
a half hour Inter she died. The "
attending physician says that con-
Kiimptipit was the. cause of death.
The wound in her neck was slight.
Dissolution, said the physician,
had nroliablv started when Mrs.
Atkins decided to hasten the end.
Mrs. Atkins was thirty-four
yeurs of age and a popular young
Hawaiian woman of Kealekekua.
She had contracted tuberculosis by
conking in contact with one who
wua suffering' from the malady.
While fifteen , or twenty youngsters
were engaged in a lively game of craps
in the rear of the pineapple canneries
during tne noon nour yesterday Om
cere Saunders and Hoa hove into slant
In the scramble for safety all of the
lawlireakei-s except Joseph Kalpo, l
Hawaiian, and Louis Markado,, a Fill
pi no, succeeded ia escaping. These
two wars charged with gambling.
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Former Assistant City , Engineer
. Points Out. Where and Why
He Was Made the "Goat."
F. W.' Li' Humphrc, who clnitrs thit
he was displaced as an assistant city
engineer under the ret renehrryutt pro
gram of the county kuervisorK, and
ho . nays that he has been denied
hearing before the board,' promised by
Supervisor Petrie, and that he has been
unpaid for salary due at the-time he
was let out, has placed his claim for
back pay in the hands of Attorney E
M., Watson.! The presentation of the
claim 'tonight, if made, is expected to
open np sore In the engineer's depart
ment that has. been developing for a
Displaced by Bnpcrvlsors. ' ".' :
"I was displaced on the order of the
supervisors,'' said Mr. Humphrey last
night, "under tbo guise of the economy
and ' retrenchment program, but in fact
I was made the 'goat', for young
ster, E. U. Wilder, who receives 200
a montn, wbtle I, with fifteen Tears
experience, received only (173 month.
and have beea refused payment or my
iaai nan mourn s worn. ...
"I went to Mr. Petrie and begged
for an investigation by the supervisors,
so they could determine for themselves
where the trouble in the olllae lay.
This was promised me, but afterward
the supervisors went : back on their
word, refusing absolutely to give me
a nearmg. . , . y . t
Recommended by Whltehonse.
Mr. Humphrey nays that id accepting
his resignation he (was given good
recommendation by City Engineer L.
M. Whitehmise, and that this, with his
long record as a civil engineer,' leaves
no ground for his removal, and least
of all a refusal to pay him to the date
of his retirement. '. ; - -
Air. Humphrey came to Honolulu In
1904 and waa suerintendent pf con
strnction for the United Btates Army.
He inaugurated the first permanent
work for the Army on the Islands at
He Is the only member of . the Na
tional Guard of Hawaii wearlag the
Dewey modal, having been on the Mc
Culloch, which participated In the Ma
nila engagement. He gained the wnk
6f lieutenant, senior grade, navigating
officer of the cruiser Hoston, well known
In Honolulu. He also was lu the mili
tia service in Oregon. -At present he
is acting adjutant. Second Battalion,
Niitionnl tluard of Hawaii.
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Three piatol shots in rapid succes
sion aroused Ir. William A. Kchwallie,
superintendent .of the Iusane Asylum,
yesieruay arternoou at tweuty minutes
past five o'clock, Going in the direc
tion or tne noise, Doctor Hihwallia dis
covered a Japanese named Tsukatnoto
writhing ia pain on the ground.
The injured man waa couveyed to
the hospital of the Asylum where it
was found that he had tired three ebotn
into his left breast with thirty-two
.fanner revolver. uiit of the shots will
Seven Dead Thirty
Missing, Result of
AtUetic CIut Fire
Flame Spread So Rapidly That
Efforts of Firemen to Save ,
Victims Are Futile.
ST. LOIT1M, Mar-h 10 (Associated
Press by. Federnl Wirilesa) It is be
lieved that thirty to thirty-five guests
perished in the Arc which early yculer
dsy destrpyed the building of the Mis
souri Athletic Club. ' Peven todies have
been recovered. Nea;lv thirty occu-
I ants who are believed to have been
n the building when the fire broke out
are unaccounted for.'
Sean k Of the ruins was still being
conducted at midnight under thS glare
of bright searchlights but, owing to the
isngmii wreckage or the - ruins, the
search for bodies is necessarily . slow.
The cause of the fire is a mystery, the
flames breaking out when all- persons
Id the building were asleep.
The fire was accompanied by many
dramatic episode. N umbers of o c u
pants who could make their way to
windows dropped into life nets or hur
tled, to the sidewalks and pavements
and received injuries, some of which
msy prove fatal. Firemen and citixens
mule many efforts to enter the build
ing and rescue the victims I elieved to
bev trapped in dormitories, but were
driven back by flames and smoke. The
fire spread so rapidly that from the
very beginning there wna little hoie
of rcseniug auy persons eaught in the
POLICE USE CLUBS
Glasgow 'Authorities Arrest Mrs.
Emmeline Panhurst and For.
'. ' ', ciblj Besist Besoue. v .
'tLAfKlOW; 6cotlahL-Mirch '-iti
(Associated Press by Federal Wireless)
Scores of women were clubbed and
severely hurt in fierce fight here last
night between large 'crowd of suffra
gettes and polie at St 'Andrews Hall.
Hoth -sides used; clubs freely. Ktnnie
line Pankburst, who . addressed the
meeting and whose, utterances caused
police interference, waa arrested sqd
pieced in jail. . ; , .' ,
The hall waa packed to capacity
when Mrs. Pankhurst began her ad
dress: In the audience were scores of
police. Scarcely had Mrs. Pankhurst
commenced her speech when she be
came rabid and a squad of police step
ped to the platform and placed the
suffragette leader under arrest.
Instantly the officers were surrounded
by a frensied mob of women who at
tempted to take Mrs. Pankhurst from
the pglie. The women and their mea
supporters were armed with clubs and
beean to wield them, at which the
police drew their own sticks and began
to lay on freely around them.
The entire gathering of suffragettes
rushed to the assistsace of their com
patriots, while the many officers sta
tioned in the hall edged forward to
assist their brother officers. The fight
waged for some time but finally the
women fell back before tho police
clubs and their , leader waa led off to
prison. None waa seriously injured.
12-INGH CUN EXPLODES;
TO SEA; OFFICER HURT
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NEW YOEK, March 10. (As-
sociated Press by Federal Wire-
lees) During target practice at
one of the fortifications here yes-
terday, a twelve-inch gun explod-
ed, resulting in the demolition of
that section of the fort and the
injury of a lieutenant who suffer-
ed a alight cut on the leg. , The
escape without injury of the 4)
members of the gun crew waa mi-
raculous. The two-thousand pound
breech block : of the gun was
blown through the thick walls of
the parapet and parts of the gun
were blown half a mile to sea.
No cause of the accident has been
assigned. ; .
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TAKES PORT FRDM REBELS
GUAYAQUIL, Equador. March 10,
(Aaxocluted Presa by Federal Wireless)
uencrul nuia, presideut of Equador
landed yesterday with eight hundred
soldiers at Portatacamea, fifteen- miles
south of KHiueraldUs, which latter im
portant port has heen taken from the
i-etiels by t'lar.a and his troops, accord:
tog to a rumor which has reached here.
Officers and Citizens Drive Army
Of Unemployed and Vagrants
Across Bridge Into Tolo County
: After Running Fight In Which
Several Are Seriously Injured.
'''. in C.'ttxT Tail
Present Hosts of Wandering Band ,
Call On . Governor to Provide
Militia Will Not Consent to
TTflrhnHnry Tai form ntinflil
Citizens and Militia Patrol
, Streets of California Capital'
March 8.-(A8HOciated Presa by
Fwleral , Wireless) Swearing
dire vengeance u pon all Saeramen
taos, but otherwise seemingly
harrnlesa because of the loss of
their trouble-inspirin? leaders
who are in jail heret the army of
1700 linomnlnvfil snil TtirHntn
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who infested hU city for several
days and attempted to force the
ity to provide tlaln ' free' trans-
: .a! a' Tf.t .
been driven" across the river yes
terday morning by a force of po
'ice, deputy aheriiTs special offi-
ers anu citizens armed with pick-
handles and other-clubs as per
nuadersl Some of the mob escaped
the expelling force but they re
mained in biding last night.
Officials of Yolo county, fearful
f the invaders, have called on the
governor to provide militia to pre- ,
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vein uisoruers ami declares they
will not-tolerate, tho vagrants in
heir domain. , -
Fire Company Guards Bridge.
On the other hand Sacramen-
tana ore determined that those of
he army driven out shall not re
turn and that those still remain
ing in the city will be driven out
is rapidly as they can be found.
fire company is stationed on the
bridge " leading to Yolo county
icross which the greater part of
the army was driven and will uti
lize heavy streams of water on
he band should an attempt to re
turn be made, i '.','-'."".'.
Five hundred citizens, volun
teering and sworn in as deputy
iheriffs, are patrol ing the city to
ruard against disturbances , and
'n this work are being aided by
he six companies of state militia
which were ordered out by Adju
tant General, Forbes m anticipa
tion of trouble when the ousting
ui iuo tamuii ui'llllllfin-l-u. A
cordon of militia and police sur
rounds the state canitol and
Leaden Placed Under Arrest.
When the large body of police,
Jeputy, sheriffs and special offi
cers appeared at the camp of the
trmy in the morning and ordered
the motley gang to leave the city
they were met with flat refusals
I IV. 1 w asrss
uy me teauers m me oanu. i no
leaders were immediately arrested
and hurried off to jail. :'"
Without their advisers the mob
seemed to lose courage and start
ed to scatterlike quail. In anti
cipation of this move the officers
quickly circled the army and a
running fight commenced. In the
fracas many heads felt the impact
of heavy clubH and several were
seriously injured. After a short
battle the majority of the band
whs " rounded up ' and herded
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iiiruuu mo tiircis 10 liie. oriugn,
were 'compelled to cross and told
not to return. Only a small per
cent a go of the band escaped and
are' still in the city. Camp flrea
of the band aro visible across the
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