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ilONOLULO, - HAWAII -TERRITORY, TUESDAY,' MARCH 31, 191VSEMf-VEEKLY. .
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nnnn t niinrn
: II II Ik I I
Declares It Incumbent -. Upon
Him to .Auume Arduous Duties
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of War' Secretaryship During
, Britain is Facing. "r :;
to Become Premier
Asquith 'i Announcement Astounds
Parliament and , Comes After
Consultation With King George
' .Rumored That Leader of
.A . . . . 4 - -
House of Lords May Resign.
LONDON, March 51. (Associated
Press by Federal "Wireless) Premier
.Asquith . yesterday 'astounded 'parlia
ment by tbe announcement 'that after
mature consideration he bad decided, al
though reluctantly, tbat it is. bis duty
considering tbe present great public
emergency, to assume, ' personally, the
secretaryship of war, succeeding CoL J
K. B. Seely, whose resignation, together
with those or Field Marshal Sir John
French and Adjutant General Sir John
Ewart, hat been Anally accepted.
' In order for Premier Asquith to make
ibis move it. will bo necessary for him
.10 urei resign, reurs suu run ivr 1,
election,, a 1 04 law forbids ft member
- o,aWiADt Itpm ji ii tt"tS- salnrisrf
covsrnntit nniitioiL j ''.... .
.rguvHiuu r wis. iiDuuucvinent vt im
stand in this ntnttor,' Premier Asquith
left the house dramatically, while hi
sunrwirtnra cheered wildlv. .. . ' x
: - Consult Only With lUng. ,
A tOUIIfir AVUllll, WIVIO U19 UCtl,IVD
to resign and ran for re-election appar
ently consulted only King George. .The
premier is tn a fighting mood and it
appeara that he proposes to make" re
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issue; . ' ,
' Colonel 8ely, entering into the de
bate, declared ' that : the whole army
system may have to be recast Geucral
Bir Ian Hamilton, inspector of oversea
forces,, suggested Sir John Pro uc.i as
successor to Seely.- It was then tbut
Asquith made bis surprising announce
ment. . -. V -
McKenna to Be Premier. '
An election will take pluce' in nhout
a fortnight, ft which time it ill be
come possible for Premier' Asquith to
assume the duties of the job be baa
inflicted upon himself..
Home Secretary McKenna will as
sume tbe premiership. '
Viscount Morley, government loader
" in the house of lords, is expe.-.te to
. resign, he having been instrumental is
the drafting of Colonel Beely's offend-
iuk auuiuous regaraing ine untur serv-
. ice. : ,, . ,. ,
', Election Without Opposition. '
No Irish Nationtlist uttered a word
in the bouse following Asnuith'a an
nounc-ement. ' A large section of . the
Unionists favor allowing Asquith 'a re
election . without t opposition, wlili-h
would allow his return to the house
one week earlier that if ha. was opposed.
uu nouses iuratei tbe- army ones
uon yestenlay but 'tbe arguments slm
merad down to more assertions, ., Oue
side declared it was all a idot to seduce
. 111 Irmvi tka Atliit .i.l. u
was all a plot to crush the. Ulster
covenanters, v There were denials and
j countor deuiala and heated personal
ities, . j .- . . , ,
LEWIS CLAIMS JAPAN
;' WASHINGTON, March 30. --(Asso-;
elated Prens 'able) ' Discussing the
1'sasma Canal tolls jcislstion, Henntgr
J. Hamilton Lewis of llliuois today
. stated that if the United States inter-
veseu in Mexico. . .laoan would seise
Hawaii ana me I'biKppines, while Km
rU would seize Alnska, with the re-
i Mult Ihllt thll pMnsniM f'anul wnnll ...
main unfinished, owing to the fact that
..the army and navy would be, divided
in the ilufensn of the Nation, He stat
ed that be believed that even England
was becoming unsympathetic. V
Capt. Babson ;
Has Served Thirty Years in Ser
vice of United States and Holds
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Enviable Record. ;;'
J-aoVing only, a few months of. hav
ing given thirty years of honorable
service to the United States Navy,
ptaln C. B. Babson,' retires from the
romiusnd of -the aty- tnj Nsvsjo to
morrow and will proceed to Boston on
ApriJ fourth to. await orders.'
Captain. PabsOn arrived in Jlonolnlu
on . July 80, 1811, in command of the
At top, Cuptain C. B. Babson, and below .the popular commander
avajoj.-' with'. officers' and members of ihta crew. ,
Navajo, and, during his .thrfe years'
stay at this po't, has made a host -of
friends and hae Teudered much assist
ance to the shipping interests in Hono
lulu. ; y " .- . ,. ;
Unr'ing tho three years that Uncle
Sam 's powerful tug has been stationed
here the venKol has had - an active
rareer. Under, orders from Bear Ad
miral. Walter Cowtes, former command
ant at 'Honolulu, and Bea Admiral C.
B. T., Mopro the'p.-oseot commandant,
(Jirptais Pa)son and his crew, were gen
erally flmt to 'answer ,ia the rry for
threatcncd..vV t ;. , ; v. ,7 i .
' Eaves Ships from Disaster, " ;
.;The Xava.je'a firsiaiportant salvage
work was when the American ahlp Ed
ward Bewell went ashore at Kahulul
about three' years ago, ' The Navajo
successfully floated Ae vessel) Short
ly following this near disaster the oil
tanker Santa Maria was saved from
like disaster' in Kahului harbor. 1
When the bark 8. , Allen went
ashore off Diamond Head, the Navajo
rendered valuable assistance and stood
by the doomed vessel nnttt all hope to
save the ship was gone. '.While stand
ing by tbe Allen wreck, a line got
afoul of the propeller of th steamer
Mauna Kea and the Navajo towed
the disabled'steamer ssfelv to Honolu
lu. Again when the Manna Kea slid
off the ways at the Marine Railway
with its sea cocks open," it 'Was-' the
Navajo which saved the steamer from
more serious damage than.it sustained.
When the James Makee, two years
ago, was in trouble near Peart Harbor,
Huerta 's 'Advantages Are Declar
. ed Exaggerated Son of Presi- 'i
dent Huerta Reported Killed.
1 ' JUAREZ Meiico,' March 31. (Asso
ciated Prcsi by Fedora! Wireless) Re
ports received bore are that the rebel
and federal forces at Torreoo were still
engaged in'battle lust night General
Villa Las remained, silent throughout
the day, but' numerous unofficial advices
received here are that his losses during
the wek 'have been enormous and that
the reports of bis successes have been
overestimated. . No ofliclal hews from
the battlefield has been received today.
Eagle, Pass advices say that reports
have readied, there that General Murgia
of the relets, bas succeeded in isolating
Torreon from all communication with
the City of .Mexico or with the other
federal forces at Monterey and Saltlllo,
It is also rumored that Col. Victor
Huerta. "n t)t the President, is among
tbo.e killod. ' -.
ruglt'Tea Are Wiped, Out .
EAGLE PAS3. Te.xaa, March SI. -(AnHorintd
Press by Pederwl Wireless)
Refugees arriving at Piedras Negrat
yesterday from tho 'vicinity of Mon-
clova confirmed the fears of those who
have been waiting for newa from the
front. The refugees report that (Jen
ertl Murgia of the Constitutionalist
forces has captured and wiped out sev;
era! bands of federal fugitives from
Torreon. . ' ,
Rebels Capture Federal Treasure,
DOIHJI.AH, Ariiona, March 8.1, (As
sociated Press by Federal Wireless)
The steamer Benito Juares, Captain San
(Contvnued 9n ?g Four) .
Detached from Tug Navajo
the Navajo rescued the vessol from lis
perilous ' position and, towed, it safely
to Honolulu harbor. '. '!;' .
' V Tewing Job Biggest One. . - .
Captain Babson considers hie big
gest and tnost successful towing Job
th bringing of the monster floating
crane and dock caisson from Pearl
Ha-bor to. ths floating dock lloolana'
and' return to Pearl Harbor.'. ' '' i' I
In the toets'of a heavy storm, the
Navajo was sent In quest of tha launch
Helea wiih a barge in tow last Jaa
uary wh it was thought that the lit-,
t9 v TU.ttJr-RV.te.w lt4 -beea-vlos
w1tl'4inraMai j , '. ..".'.. -.' , ,
-Vhen the Chlyo J.ir limed into
port 'last February 'with. a. broken tur
bine sail it steering gear damaged,
the -Navajo rendered valuable service
in successfully bringing the vessel in
to rt and .decking the Vessel, '. .
The Just strenuous work . of ' the
Navajo, jaoder the command of Cajtatn
Babson,-was the long and .painstaking
search that the vessel made for, the
survivor of the supposed ' wrecked
steamer Maui. Though the sesrrh waa
the result of an erroneous report, yet
there was' not one word of complaint
from Captain Babson o." his able crew.
, Engage in Army Msnettrers,
. During the army maneuvers last No
vember, the Navajo successfully land
ed detachment of marines at Wala
)ua which stormed that section of the
Island. ' ''.'
Captain Babson entered the- navy
more than twenty-nine years ago when
he wat fpnrteen years of age. '
During thia long period in Uncle
Charge ,', Made That- President
Bargained With Great Britain ;
Resented By Supporters. .
' WASHINGTON, .March 31. (Asso
ciated Iresa by Federal Wlrelon) At
tacks in , the house yesterday , against
Presideut Wilson during the debate on
the. resolution to repeal the' clause of
the' Panama Canal - Act exempting
American coastwise shipping from pay
ing tolls for passing through tha canal
brought Representative Walsh of New
Jersey te bis feet in a ringing address
supporting the President The interest
was tense throughout Walsh's arraign
ment of. those attacking Wilson and
the charges that the President had .bar
gained with Great Britain.'.
Representative Lcngls 4f Florida, an
invalid, who was wheeled in chair
into the house, was among those who
attacked tbe President, aad spoke feel
ingly in opposition to the repeal of the
Among the audience was Eleanor
Wilson..- '. ''.
In tbe senate Senator Owens read
into the record the plank of the. Balti
more platform denouncing ship subsi
dies. This, he contended,' was a flat
contradiction of the plank favoring ex
emption and was an ' expression of
democratic doctrine for many years.
Denying any , bargain with Great
Britain, t President Wilson stated that
the Panama Canal tolls rontroversy has
reached ' stage where its opponeuts,
foreseeing defeat, commence an. attack
upon the integrity of the government's
Legion of Friends Regret Depar
ture of Commander Who Has .
" Often Savej Vessels.',' '
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Barn's -service he has served on vari
ous Tefsels in the ITalted States Nary.
During his eailier yeyrs at sea he was
on the Dale, Jamestown, Paratiga, o
terpriiw, Minncwola, 'Omiiiee and Ron
ton. , - ...
In I.HM he. was oiMt to the Wash
Itijtton Hchool of OuBiiery. " la 1891-92
he srrved at the triedo station in
Newport, Khodf lnlaeA. Prom th's sta
tion he was transferred to the U. 8. 8.
- Nf - '
of the. United States navy
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Olvninia. which wa tlen styled "The
. When' the HpasiMb'Amerlcan War
broke ent in 18R, CapUin Babson was
transferred to the Monterey. . In 1900
he was transferred to the government
nowrfer denot at Dover. New Jersey,
In 1901 Captain I&bpon was ordered
to the Asiatia station and was placed
in command of the General, Alava, Jus
tin and- Piscataqua,. respectively, la
191)9 he waa transferred te tbe Charles
town navy yard, f rum which post he
was sent to commune the Navajo, in
inn ..... A . . ' ' ' .
Vt'ap'lfiej"'flabuiiV. bjajving HoboIiiiu
will le -regretted, y a' large number
or friends he has Mtade nere,..ana espe-
cislly by , men prominent in shipping
circles. . " .', - .
Captain Babson is an ardent aaeball
fan .and althoush he greatly "regrets
leaving Honolulu the. thought Of being
on tbe mainlsrtil. when the big league
oens takes some of tbe ating of wrt
ing away. , .-. . ..
"My stay in; Honolulu has been
pleasant and a busy oue," said Captain
HuDson yesterday, "and greatly re
gret leaving the many friends J have
made here. A' better crew than mine
never trod a deck, and leaving them
la one ox my greatest regrets.
"There is one compensating thought,
however, and that is I will be in Bos
ton when the biuT league is on. and tbat
will kind of help me forget tbe strains
of ..'Aloha Oe' when the ' band plays
ine transport on." ' . . ; '''
'. Captain Babson will be relieved to
morrow by Capt. P. W. Metters, who
has been connected with the, local navy
sssiiod i or auout two years.
ARE COMING HERE
Cruiseis Asama and Adiuma Due
. to Arrive in Honolulu Early
in May." -
" Advices received at the Japanese
consulate yesterday morning announced
that . the Japanese, armored cruisers
Asama and Adsuma, would arrive in
Honolulu on May 6. The stay of th
vessels is announced as indefinite and
that both vessels would . visit Hilo
while in Hawaiian waters.- After con
eluding their stay in Hawaii the two
vessels Will proceed to the Califorui
Coast and then tail for 'Mcjteo.
Rear Admiral T. Kurol Is the flag
o (liccr of the two vessels, -while Cap
tain T, Hiraga is in command of the
Asama and Captain K. Halto is in com
mand of the Adziima, There are 120
candidates aboard the two vessels for
the office of sub-lieuteaabta, . it is
The Adsuma and Asama became fam
ous during the Japanese-Russian war,
having participated in' several import
ant naval engagements. - The Japanese
colony in Honolulu and Hllo are pre
paring to give the odicers and crew of
the ships an elaborate ' reception on
their arrival. , ;' ,
Chief . Executive, hoping ( thereby to
cloud the issue in a personal light.
From London 8ir Kdward Grey
echoes the remarks of President Wilson
in- an emphatic denial of any bargain
between the United States and Oreat
Britain over the Panama Canal tolls,
"ffi BY SUPERVISORS
Republican Supervisor,' in Scath
ing. Terms, Denounces Policies
of His' Colleagues "You Are
Playing pontics and You Know
It," He Tells Them. ,
Breaking silence of fiffen m ntht,
ii)rrviHor Andrew Cox created a' sen
sation at the meeting of .'the losrd of
surervisors , last uijht thnt paral,vs?d
the men bers of . that body when he
rot ndly denounced the other members
of ihe.lioard for the wasteful manner
which tho money of the taxpayers
of the city of Honolulu had been ex
pended on read work in the la t year
This Bombshell was exploded bv 6u-
porvisor Cox after the board hid pissel
two nours in trying to (lev se soma
mesne to make op the 03,UOU deficit
mat tae county is racing.
i ue noaTti nas rteen a dins caucus h
for the past five days and has jugglerf
with this weighty question as to how
the !3,00!J deficit is to be mot. Horse
of the members at first were in favor
of tutting down the force of different
department, while ot e were in favor
of a straight ten irr cent eut all
around. . . ..
' Crapplee With Problem.
After' a short regular session the
board adjourned until eleven o'clock.
and then went-into cosimittee of the
whole to diacuaa the financial condition
of the'eounty in detail.
(Supervisor McClellan briefly outline!
the condition of the county, and arked
for an, honest expression from membe's
of the board, as to the best method of
meeting these Conditions.
i ou per visor. Maranam-1 strongly op
posed the elimination" of anv nf tttt
county employes, argufng that to meet
it. i . : . . i - . i
forty men out of empipyrKent and npon j
inv ueucii is tuts manner wouiu turow
puoiic charity... . . . - :.
supervisor ( ox avoided discussion on
the anbjeet and favored -leaving , to
heads f departments ' the cpiestioa as
to whether there would be a ten per
cent cut in salaries or corresponding
redm ftlon In fnrj-M' . v,. ' i. '
ft -Sf vfriKhnr pcoe; hoi ly e'j jfiiijj i,y
niminsnmg a numper' or city aud
county employes the efficiency 'of the
several, departments would-be crippled.
ne rierrei especially to toe police and
Are departments, , He said that the
elimination process was not good bust.
ness or good politics. He believed that
by a straight ten per cent cut no favor
itism would be shown and the "higher
uia" in the government would be affect
ed rather than those holdins minor po
sitions, jar. racneco snld that If the
other members of the boar it fn .ored
elimination he Relieved they should
eliminate as few men as possible and
run the government on safe and sane
lines, . - -. ,i
Hot Invited to Caucuses.
Supervisor Hardesty said he "had
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Tribute is-Paid to ;
Soldier for Bravery
Private Bussel Davison Publicly
Commended For Assisting '
Appreciation of the bravery ot Pri
vate Russe! Davison of tbe First In
fantry, in risking his life to save tbe
lives of victims of an automobile ac
cident at Wahiawa bridge recently was
publicly acknowledged by the board of
supervisors last night, when they unani
mously adopted and ordered spread on
the minutes the following resolution,
iutroilueed by Supervisor Markham;
. Whereas, the mayor and board
of supervisor of the eity and coun
ty of Honolulu desire to reeogo'ne
and encourage meritorious conduct
on the part of persona voluntarily
performing service to aid others
in time of distress) and ' , '
Whereas, it has been brought to
their attention that Bussel Davi
son, an entister1 man in the' mili
tary service of the United States,
with Company B. First Infantry,
voluntarily weut to the aid of the
victims of an automobile accident
at Wahiawa bridge, on Saturday,
March 14, 1014, and assisted Sue
tan', the chauffeur,' and Yatoagida,
one of the passengers, Japanese
subjects, who bad fallen into the
waters of Wahiawa dam with an
automobile, and did, by his prompt
action, assist the said Japanese to
shore, thus rendering signal service
in saving the said unfortunate vic
tims. Now therefore, be it resolved,
mat tbe mayor and board of super
visors of the citv and county of
Honolulu do hereby express their
tnanks ana appreciation of the eon
duct of Mr. Russe! Davison in as.
sisting distressed persona, and call
attention to this incident as an
example of the spirit of unselfish
service fostered in the United
ROAD EXPENDITURES IDE
INVESTIGATED BY CITIZEUS
Oafiu Central Improvement Committee Hears
O . ' t D 1 . . J . .... ' n 1. t
ivepori 01 ircsiaeni
Lavf maters; Extravagance and Waste Sharply
Critclsea,; Committee-of FiyeJViU Mate
Full Investigation. ' .
The Oahu Ceutral Improvement
Committee , voted, last night that their
nroming president shall appoint a com-
nittee of Ave to investigate and probe
ill expenditures for road purposes made
jy the board of supervisors -(hiring the
est two years. This committee will
..eport to a mass meeting of citizens
0 be called Tuesday, April' 28, on a
(Mlicy to be adopted in regard to the
,nrorcement ot ine t rootage tax law
is related to street and road construe
.ion. -. ."''. ' '
T. M, Church emphatically stated in
seconding the motion proposed by A. F.
iark that aetioa must be taken by tbe
itiseua of Honolulu to eurb and eoa-
trol the reckless tendencies of the sup
ervisors in the expenditure of the per
manent improvement, funds. . It is un
fair, he si1, that property .owners
should pay Vie whole cost of construc
tion on certain street and then nave
the supervisors build other streets in
jthcr sections of the eity, through pull
of politics, paying the entire cost of
.oastriiction from the public treasury,
H. J. Aulil. nrMiident nf th Pnljims
Improvement Club, said that the voters
of Palama are to a man unanimously
favor ofc the frontage tax. Opposi-
tioa to the' enforcement of the law
la the congested tenement sections of
Honolulu comes from the non-resident
land owners, who are only interested in
that part f the town tq the. extent ot
seeing that their, rents are collected.
The people who live, In 1'alsma" want
te se neWttoctrs (eaeO- up"o thut
sanitary conditions ran be - improved
tnd the living -conditions made- better,
Auld suggested issuing bonds against
the property on a froiage -tax basis as
sessing the entire cost if necessary and
then raise special road tax of a dollar
a head tor every man who walks tha
streets. Road building la that part ot
the town may coat sso.crh) a mile be
cause swam us - 'and ' bottomless taro
patches may have to be drained and
filled. Tbe mass of the voters of l a-
lama and Kalihi are in favor of front
age tax, emphatically," ha said.
- President Logan's Report.
The central committee first listened
to tbe. annual report of the retiring
president, Daniel Logan. Among other
matters touched upon Logan said;
"JSot long after the passage of the
road frontage tax laws, tbe board of
supervis6ra held public meeting, to
hear the viewa of citiaens on the ques
tion of promptly , bringing the enact
ments into play. Your president and
vice president along with representa
tives of several improvement clubs at
tended the meeting and, beside advo
cating the utilisation ef these laws
without delay, replied, to pretexts of
fered by some of the supervisors tor
deferring action. Tbe ehairmaa ef the
road committee gave a tacit announce
ment of policy favorable to the express
ed sentiment of the citiaens present, in
FORM HEW MINISTRY
TOKIO, March 31, (Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) The Em
peror haa ordered Viscount Kolgo Ki
youra to form new ministry to! re
place that which resigned with Prenver
Vamamoto.. : This action . was , taken
after Prince Iyesati Tokngaws, presi
dent of the bouse of peers, had declined
the Kmperor's request that he form a
new government. ' ' ; ','
NEW JAPANESE CONSUL
POR HAWAII APPOINTED
A "ablegram to tbe Hawaii Shin no
yesterday morniug stated that Mori -
icbi Kibe bad been appointed Acting
Consul General for Japan In the Ter-
ritory of Hawaii. - Mr. Kibe was for-
merly consul at Cho Boon, Manchuria.'.
Th Shinpo atates that Moriichi Kibe
a thirty-eight years of age and t ft
native of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan,
lie graduated from the peers collage
in lokio tweiv years ago and entered
the .diplomatic, aerviee of hit country.
His first appointment in the con
sular service was to the post in Singa
pore, which position be held for eight
years. He whs then appointed to an
im,.orul ,,..non .u me ,1cparimens
of Foreign atTaiis,
Two years ago he waa transferred
to the consulship at Cho . Boon. Mr.
Kibe is described as being ft man well
versed in 1' ternationftl law and has ft
thorough knowledge of - the English
language. The date of Mr. Kibe 'a ar
rival in Honolulu was not stated. :
IE TO BE
uogan on Ltmcy or
dicating a purpose to apply the laws to '
two Improvements of the respective
classes that for street opening to tbe -
extension of bishop street and that for
paving to the extension of Hrhool street .
in older to obtain an early test of the
validity of each statute, .,,:
More unfortunate selections of
works could hardly have been made as
events proved.- Bishop street extension
waa found to be hampered with ft cer
tain agreement whereby thr Territorial
Hotel' Company, one of the largest
beneficiaries to have been assessed, was
assured against any serial levy of the '
kind. Bchool street extenmon fronted
upon properties whose owners loudly
protested tbat assessment of the cost
of the work whereon would mean con
fiscation. , There is reason to believe, ,
Indeed, that oar activity in favor of
the frontage tax was one of the prin
cipal causes for Kslihl Improvement
Club's persistence in declining to re
join this central .organization,
"However, the encouragement vouch-
safed by the chairman of the municipal
road committee ef belief tbat tae law
were ffolag , to be put in operation ,
caused your executive committee to rest
on its oars until municipal! inaction
lasted so long as to dispel such' f oad be- .
lief. Ultimately tiie matter was again
taken up, being made ft apocial order '
of business for a general meeting en ,
November 28. ' How the subject was ,
dealt with on that occasion is recorded
In the minutes read tWs evening.- As
the representations hade by the com
mittee then appointed appexr tn have
had-lrtTleeffect uporl 'eiipcrvlMiilal rfe
tion, this matter of. tha front "go tax
bas, at tbe instanca of the Manna club,
been made special .order of business
for this meeting. ... ; .,.;., . 1
' ' Supervisors Flayed. . ,
It is respectfully'snbmitted that
grave omission of duty is chargeable
to the. board of supervisors on account
of their failure te carry out the will
of the legislature respecting the open
'ng and the permanent Improvement 'of
roads and Streets. Had the road poliiy
of the board been shaped in consonance
with the enactments id question, imme
diately after their approval by the Gov
ernor, the present deplorable condition
of the municipal treasury would not .
exist, while tbe mileage of new and
improved streets, respectively,' would
have' been increased to an extent far
beyond any previous record for erjual
time. This is as plain ft th sum of
two and two. ' ..
'If the supervisor , had made the
paving of. streets in the business sec
tion conditioned upon the projertv
frontage thereon bearing, say(1 one-half
the cost, either the proprietor would ,
jump at th chance of the betterment
or deservedly go without it until the
opportunity again knocked at their
doors. And if residence sections had ''
been offered, say, two thirds of the
cost of paving certain streets, the own
ers of frontage thereon Jbaing SKaossed
(Continued on Pg Three) .
8AN FRANCISCO, March Jl. As
sociated Press by Federal Wireless)
Justice A ngelotti of the state supreme
court reached San Francisco from his
home at Ban Rufael yesterday minus
hi gold watch and chain Caught Jn
the throng which crowded the front ot
the Jerry boat as it was coming into
the pier at San Francisco end, Judge
Angclotti did not notice the daring
thief as be unfastened his chain in
his vest and slipped tbe chain aud time
piece Into his own pocket. ' The jurist
1 did not discover the fact that he was
robbed until after he had left the ferry.
boat. , '
'''.' '. .m'' -
SAYS SUGAR COMPANY '
WAS NOT DICTATED TO
NKW YORK, March 31. (Assoclat-
jed press by Federal ; Wireless) Chas.
j, 1,p-HiJent of the American Hu
I is- ' ' -
gar Refining Company, testified yes-,
terday in the government's ' -, suit , to
bring about dissolution of the company
that the fixing of prices end th meth
ods of distributing the products ot the
company were not dictated by anyone
to hi knowledge. 1 ,;'