Newspaper Page Text
- r Oil
IONIAN Ui- -
VOL V1T.. NO. 30 ,
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY,' , TUESDAY, .APRlti 14,, 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY.
WHOLE NUMBER 3902
, , . I J ; U' '! U 7 J I
One of Doomed Gun Men Tells
Mother and Sister Names of
Three , Gangsters Who Were
., Implicated In Trial and Investt
;. gation aa Actual Slayer of No
: torious Gambler. .'"; ' J
' "OBSI.VINO, New York, April 14.
(Associated Press by Federal Wire
less) There W peculation among pris
on official whether ' " Pago Frank,"
one of the four gunmen who went to
their death la the electric ehair at
' dawn yesterday morning went to hi
death with a double falsehood on' hit
lip or had told the troth of the actual
'. slayers of Herman Rosenthal.' ,,' .
At four o'clock yesterday morning
hi mother and sister pleaded with him
to tell the ' truth, and to them ho is
' reported to ' have said that Oyp the
Blood, Lefty' Louie and Harry Vallon,
th chief informer against the four
dead men, . and .whose ' evidence aont
them to the chair, fired the shots which
killed Rosenthal. ; . ; ' ". ' ',k
Dago Frank, laid at the time of the
hooting he : waa five miles from the
' acene of the crime, lie also atated that
far ee.be knew I'olire Lieutenant
Charles K. Becker hud nothing to do
with the crime. .... . .
". v Again, ' it ia said that "justice baa
been done'" were the last words .of
Dago Frank : before ho took his seat
in the' drath chair. ,. '
v All the men. were ,bi a state if near
. collapse aa the worn lud Into the death
chamber. ' The cxi-futlou took place
je at oayureuK, , . .. ., ,
- .4 fr'
, ROM K, April 14. (Associated Press
by Federal Wireless) ' The . 1 13,Hjr;
railwajf'employes 'who re being urged
by leaMiVs to go out on' general strike
tomorrow were doubting the wixitoro ol
the move last night aud will first try
to obtain further concessions from the
BOvernmcnW The eniiloyps are , de
manding an increase,, ol salary, and
aborter hours." h "
TOLLS NOT AFFECTED BY
TREATY, SAYS WILSON
WABH1NOTON',.' April 13. Asso
ciated ' I "resa f:able President Wil
son openly declared today that the re
peal of the Panama tolls exemption
measure ia not .the result of an inter
pretation of the Pauncefote treaty. He
ileciarea that the matter of regulating
the tolls was clearly legislative, and
tout no amendment satting forth right
of states under the treaty ia necessary ,
WILL WED ON MAY 8
WASHINGTON, April 14. (Asso
ciated Prosa by Federal Wireless) It
waa currently rumored In society circles
here yesterday that the wedding of
Mis Kleanor Vilnon, daughter of the
President, to (Secretary of the Treasury
McAdoo, wr)l take place 'on May 8.'
The . engagement waa recently an
nounced - formally from the White
House. :'.'-. V r-,' . . ;
TO DISCONTINUE STRIKE
HOUO IITO V, Michigan, April 1 4,
( Associated Press ; by .' Federal Wire
' less) The copper miners strike iu up
per Michigan which has been waged
for many mouth and hu taken a toll
pf many lives and caused hum h hard;
hit) and suffering Mis ended yester
day a the result of submitting the
' question of continuing or ending the
strike to referendum of the striker
' - ' ;
; CARRANZA NEGOTIATES
FOR REVENUE CUTTERS
CWCAOQ, April 14. (A ssoeiated
Press bv Federal WirelessV An Hire nt
of Ucneral Carranxa, directing head of
' the Constitutionalists, is iu this city
uegotiatuig for the purchase of six rev-
. . euue cuttsr,". : :- .; '. ; ' ' '.
PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT OT
; STEP DEROOATORY TO DIGNITY OF HIS NATION
, , WASHINGTON EXPECTED TO TAKE1
v..' . ' ; . . DRASTIC ACTION. ;. " :
VERA CRUZ, Mexico, April',14.-
(AMm-iatel Tree by Federal Wirclow)
fleneral Masa, commandant of this
port for the Hue.ti government, r "V
ng'yestcrday in reference to the recent
arrest of United fltatea marine by a
force of federals and the charges which
have been forwarded to Washington
that Huerta baa refused to salute' the
American dag, declared that the .gov.
eminent has ordered General Zaragom
not to accede to the demand of Rear
Admiral Mayo, In command of the
United States warship tatloasd here,
that the' American flig te saluted whea
it is landed on Mexican shore. ' . v
Ocneral Mas itated that President
Huerta considers neh tcp deroga
tory to the nations! dignity and that
the .demand of Admiral Msyo !'
(Dllcd for, as no insult had been of
fered the flag of the United States at
the time the marines were pi iced under
arrest and ;radnd throuch the street
nd then hfld In detention until com-
rig lr t was made by American consular
SPECIAL ENVOY JOHN LIND
RETURNS FEOM MEXICO
April 13. (By A-
snriatcd Pres Cable) John
Minncwta, President Wilson' personal
representative to Mexico, retnraeil to
the.Unitod Htates today after aa ab
sence of a nitmler of months. - The rea1
era for hia return la given primer' ly,
for a rest, but he will hold a number
u j 'gergW 1 . , J. . " ; , . v's -.-''. "w::.; ..
''"lilt "" ' rry r ' v - " 'V .u- r '.;,
At top are roup of men who control detinifi of ConstitutionaliHt
WOULD PLACE POWER
...IN HANDS OF PEOPLE
INDIANAPOLIS, All 14. (As
sociated Press by Federal, Wireless)
Senator Owen of Oklahoma, speaking
at a Jefferson Day banquet, here yester
day, advocated the' enactment by on-
gresa of the- initiative, referendum ami!
recall in order to ''put political pow
er" iutq the band of the many and
take it away from the few. '
i ' ' ' , "'
SULZER HEADS NEW PARTY.
ALBANY, New York, April 14. .
(Associated Pres by Federal Wireless)
Tho "American party" wa formed
here yesterday and placed ef-Oovernor
Hulzer at the head of the ticket
SHIPS REPORT FROM SEA;
. Mutual Wireless wa in touch with
the Bteitmer Manchuria at eight o'clock
last night. The vessel, en route from
Yokohama, reported th4 it will reach
Honolulu at six o'clock tomorrow morn
lug and that all is well. , , '' .'., t
1 The Mstnon steamer Wilheimina, ' re
ported 'belug 4UH miles off port en route
from. Hun Francisco and that it will
reach port at daylight tomorrow mora
iug. It also reported all well and
pleasant ! voyage, . , , .
'. Making good time with smooth Seas,
the steamer Houoiua, en ' route from
Australia, reported that It will reach
port ot six-thirty o'clock Friday-morning,
: It will sail for Han Francisco t
five o'clock 1'Viduy afternoon. ; In ad
dition to passenger and cargo for Ho
nolulu it la bringing sixteen sack of
luau for this port. , , .w-.;.
MEXICO DECLARES SUCH
of conferences with the Fresident nl
rVreUry of Slate Bryan regarJing the
Mexican aituation. .
Fcllowlng a thorough rest 'and race
peration, It la expected that Und will
gain Journey abroad. Among the im
portant matter that undoubtedly will
be discussal with the Prenidenf and Mr.
Bryan will be the mandate of Huerta
against a aalute to. tho flag. '
EXPECT DRASTIC ACTION
vTR0M STATE DEPARTMENT
' WASniXOTOX, April 13. (lly; Aa
sociated Pe Cable) General Htierta
la reported to have forbidden salute
demanded to the United .Htates flag,
whleh refusal, it i expocte l, may -compel
drattie actioa on thej part of; the
state department. ' ' , . ' . .
AMERICAN HOSPITAL SHIP
DESPATCHED TO TAMPICO
NEW ORLEANS, April (Asso
ciated Pres by Federal Wireless)
Cancelling the' rush order . received
Hunday from Washington by the com
mamlcf of thrf , United States Army
tranrK)rt Hancock that It sail Immed
iately for Tampico to take on refuse a,
order were received yesterday that
the transport shall not proceed to tho
Mexican port but Is tp remain here.
Instead the hospital ship Solace, which
has been stationed at . Tampico, but
which: recently: arrived here, waa. or
dered to return to Tarapico and tailed
immediately.' , .; :,'. .'-".V-'
alter tne victory 'of villa over Vela
New B9ard of Directors :
A fbr 'Carnival : Selected
Officers - for Past Celebration Submit
Reports to Stockholders and Reveal
Kine director for the Mid Pacific
Carnival) Ltd., were elected yesterday
morning,' aa ' follows: A. K.... Ozawa,
James D. Dougherty, Mj. K. V.. Smith,
E. H. Paris, R. A. Cooke, Raymond C.
Brown, Chuck. Hoy, Fred.L. Wuldron
and 0. F. Bush. The choice of a di
rector general for the 191!$ Carnival
will probably be n ada at the first meet'
ing'of the new dire-tors. James 1).
Dougherty stated yesterday that be
cousider'ed the early choice of a man
ager for next year'e evei very import
ant,, because thi sooner the work'ng
plans are 1st order tho . better public
spectacle will Honolulu be at le .to pre
sent to' its frienls. He said th&t ten
months Is too abort a period ia which
to complete the Carnival preparation.
The first business of the sharehold
ers' meeting : yesterday was the i re
entatiou of the detailed reports of L.
J.' Warren, president, and H. M., Low.
rey, treasurer. , Following the adoption
of the reports a resolution was present
ed giving the tlirertprs authority to
employ a paid assistant secretary and
treasurer, not ; necessarily a director.
President Warren spoke in favor of
this resolution, and it was unanimously
passed,' ,' ,..:.;,.;tl,,;
Rebel Head and Advisers
(T . ?s!?
Party in Mexico; at bottom view
Made -Under New
'''- ; : ' ','.':,."''
' 'a resolution was also adopted mak
ing the board of ili rectors consist of
pine instead of aeveii mon. : ' '
A resolution, presented by W.'B. Far
rington, providing that' the directors
reimburse the llawmi Promotion Com
mittee for posters aud advertising mat
ter used on behalf of he 1914 Carni
val was tabled after aopiliderable 'lis
cussioo. ' This will I e one of the first
matters to be considered by the newly
elected directors. ; . (
Report Made by Preaident,
' President Warren's report waa in
part as follows: 'V
"It has been the nnttom' of the Ha
waii Promotion Committe each year to
appoint a chairman of a nuance com
mittee, tho chairman to select hi own
Committee, to raise funds for the suc
ceeding celebration on February 22.
On August 9, 191.1, I waa appointed
cliairman of the committee for the 1914
Carnival. - A fellow member I secured
Messrs, T. M. Chur. h, B. H. Paris, K.
A. Cooke, Jaa. U MiLeaa and .8. M.
Low rey, the latter acting a treasurer.
"e orgniiiMtd and met the director gen
eral, Jamea D. liiiufclicrty, and learned
(if the program proposed, r We ' found
.we were to finance something quite (lif
(Coutiuued pa Page Three.) ,
of bullet and Bhell peppered house
Army Men DevoU Day Seeking
Missing Private But Find . .
No .Trace.', v'- -'::
While the army searching party in
iiuct of Private Walter V. Parker
continued their search unceasingly yes
terday for the missing man in the
Koolnu range, when . the shades of
night fell they were still undecldod
concerning bis fato. . '
All dav long the armv men ia com
ma nl nf Lieutenant Carv L Crockett
kept up a systematic hunt, delving in
to nooks pf the rogion where the body
of Private Walker is supiiosed to bo.
All hopes that be i alive have Veen
Last niuhf at six o'clock the wire
less operator at Fort linger reported
that he hail been in touch with tb
searching pBrty since early morning
and he had talked to them on several
occasions, The hew, was given that
no trace of the missing man had been
discovered.. At six o clock whon b
last talked with the field wireless op
erstor it was reported as raining heav
ily at the summit of the Koolau range
as well aa on tht other side of the
Tho party of searcher is camped on
the summit, with two days ratipns an
arraiiuemcuts made for the w'Vl'lying
of more rations If necessary. It I the
intention of the searching party to
remain in the1 mountains until they
find the body of Private Parker or are
convinced that to search further would
be futile.. v ..', i.' -.'j ,,.,' ,,,
KEWLY UPPDIHTED :
g, , J . - .
' TOKIO, April 13. (Rpeeial Ca-
ble to the Kitm Jill) Count Bhl-
genotn Okuma, Who was appoint-
ed new premier by the Emperor,
selected his cabinet today as fol-
lows: ., : . , ' I '.''"
Premier, (onnt Hhlgenobu Ok.
ma minister Of foreign affair,
Harofi T. Kato, prea'dent of the
newly - organised political party
known aa the Doshl-kal minister 0
nf tha. InlorlnC T Iniikal. lHar
of the Natioasf party; minister of
m treasnry, : K. wakaetekt, memoer
of Doshi-kal: minister of comma.
nlcation, which include railways,
steamships, telephones, telegraph
aad poetofllee, Viscount - K. (hira,
member of Doshi-kal; minister of
justice, V. O.ski, leader of Inde-,
pendent partvt min'ater of editca-
tion, Baron K. Tsucuki, member
of privy eonneili minister of ag-
rieultore and commerce, M. Oishi,
member of Doshi-kal. '
Candidate for minister of war,
Lient, Oen. I. Oka; candidate for
minlsUr of navy. Admiral Baron 0
B.'. Urin, Lieutenant Admiral T.
Haksmoto and Lieutenant Admiral
R. Yatsushiro. ,
Four of the member ef the
0 cabinet represent the Doshi-kal,
one represents the National rarty
and one represents the Independ-
ent party. '
, ' The inaugural ceremonies of the
newly elected cabinet will take
place refere the Emperor at the
palace, in the throne room, April
13. - '
; ; ... . . .
Sand Island Colony Homelew at
Result of Action b jr. Federal
s Health Authorities,
V ' i-
Driven -from ''their - home W.nd
Inland by. orirrf 'the healfU authort-
letween fifty and sixty Hawallana,
Part .B eau aad nnptuoa,- aome or
tbeni womea, stood helplessly-by yes
terday morning and Watched' the die-
trurtioa .of the; wretched shacks by
sines which the officers kindled. Last
Ight the shelterless unfortunates 'scat
tered about thr city, whertver- they
could And lodgings within their means, I
or huddled ia groups near the ruins of I
Koine of the-Hawaiian complained
b'tterly'of their treatment at the band
f the authorities, but Capt. F. E. Trot
ter said the action taken wvs neceaasry
the interests 'of the public weal.
The Sand Island "settlement, be de-
bred, was a' menace .to the health ef
be commouity, and moreover was a
rendesvoua for undeslral lea. . The cap
tain said there were few '. Hawaiian
among the inhabitants of the place.
which is about a quarter bf mile
from the quaruutine station, and Is a
part of the government reservation.
One of the homeless "squatters,
ho gave his name as Kino and said
he waa a Hawaiian, renounced the ac
tion of tho ' authorities as cruel - and
When the quarantine officer com
to Sand Island, where we few Jiawa-
liana, with our families, have been earn
ing aa honest living by fishing, and
burn our huts and belongings, it is time
to protest. - In the face ef such acts
our boasted motto, ' Land o'f the Free,
Home of the Brave,' is a mock err.
I don t see why we Hawallana are
not allowed to earn our living on Sand
Island. We claim that as Amereaa
citizens we have a right to stay there.
Would the authorities drive ue from
the only home we have and force us
to steal and commit other crimes to
gain a livelihood! " ' ,
Captain Trotter said be did not know
what became of the squatters after
their homes were burned, . as he .was
not on the scene when the little colony
was routed.. - . ;
' i ' : V
REPORTED 0EII1E; ILL
Eugene- B, Headry, United Stale
marshal for the district of Hawaii, was
reported, seriously ill last night. ' Mr
Hendry waa not at his aerustomed desk
at the marshal's omce yesterday after
noon and when Information was asked
aa to his whereabouts, it was learned
that he bad gone to a seaside resort
at Waikikl for a needed rest. ;
Marshal Hemlrv returned but re-
cently from Kona, Hawaii, where he
oriainallv intended taking a month's
vacation, but be cut thia short and re
turned to Honolulu after ten days' ab
sence. The marshal a not been in
good health for some time, .
Local Attorney Sayi That a More
U Under Way to Have Him In
dicted by Federal Grand Jury
and Also to Bring Disbarment
Proceedings Again Him In the
United 8tates Supreme Court.
He Places Blame
on Jeff McCarn
. , ' , ' " ' " '. ' ' '''
llso Claims That He Will 'Chal.
lenge Legality of Federal Grand
Jury Now Being Impanelled
With View of Protecting His
Rights Until He Returns From
His Mission of Vengeance to
National Capital. -. " v . ', ,
"There ia a conspiracy on to have
the United States grand Jury "indict
me for some offense- and to ' bring '
Jiargee against me in the United Statee
Supreme Court with a view of having
me disbarred. Thie' fight Ms being led
by my friend, Jeff McCarn, according
to the Information I have received. If
(hie la the way they are preparing to
carry, oa their reprisals on me 1 aut
ready for them and will go-just as far
ss'tbey can carry it.", r ' '
This declaiation was made by Judge
V A. Wilder yesterday, Hit announced
again that he is goiug to leave oa the
steamer Manchurm-lhursilay mbruing
a route to Washington to furinaljy file
i barges aRalnut,' Wf n hdJ o ask.
that the teileriit attorney toi"'nct h"
investigatccL , ";.
, , Will Challenge Jury, i . ,jj
"Forewarned by thing's which I
have seen going ou during the past
several days, 1 attended the eeasiou
of the United Htatee court' this mora
le g," continued Judge Wilder. "I
intend to eafeguard my interests and.,
at the opening of court tomorrow, I wiil,
enter i formal challenge to the present
rand Jury now being summoned at the
oiienina. .. For reasons of which I have
o knowledge a number of those uu-
o.oned were eicused when their name
Were called yesterday Most of these
were men who know me. Among them
I caa mention W. H. . Mclnerny, C. A.
L'rown, J, ' W. L. - Maguire, B. Lyman
aud others. This brought the list down
to fourteen, it wa necessary to1 issue
aa order Tor another venire of nine to
be summoned from among the first citi
sens founiL Instead of this being done
at Once, adjournment was taken; uutil
tomorrow. 1 am willing to wager that
it will be found that the list does not
contain the names of any Haweiiana
or part Hawaiian, for whom my friend
McCarn baa expressed such 'high' re
gard. . :l r ; . . .. 1 f ,
Vou can rest assured that such a
plaa will not deter me from carrying on ;
my fight. for what I. believe ia -right,
but I intend to protect my interests,
aad I bave sufficient notes now to up
hold me ia my opinion that the present
federal grand jury ia being illegally
drawn. This will at least protect me la
my rights until I' can retura from
Washington ready to meet Mr. McCara
oa any- accusation he may make." ',
.,.'-.";.'. ..Vatare of Charge. . .
It wa learned from Judge Wilder
that he believe the United (State dis
trict attorney intends to attempt to
nave aim ludirted lor conspiracy Tor
hia alleged connection with the promo
tion of a prise fight now being arranged
by which Mr. McCarn' ruling as to
the illeaalitv of prize fWhtinir is' to be
I tested. Judge Wilder baa agreed, so
the aaya, to defend the principals and
I others who may be arrested in the
event that the contest is held.
'Judge Wilder further accuses Judge
Humphreys of being responsible for
aiding in the tieing up of a number of
judicial nominations sow in the 'band
I of President Wilson, esueciallv that ef .
Judge Kobiason. McCara is Jbeieg ad-,
vised by Humphreys, according to W il
der, with the result that the present
political mixup ha been brought about.
, " Why," concluded Judge Wilder
yesterday, "McCara even carries a key
to Humphreys' omce .and is - taking
close counsel with bis little friend ia
nearly everything he has done lately.",
GOUES TO SELECT SITE
FOR NEW 11BHTHQUSE
Capt. E. M. Trott of the ' uited
State lighthouse service, arrived yes
terday on the. steamer Ventura and will
lnsnect a site, available for a liuhthousa
I which it la proposed to install on the
'"land. It is expected that Captain
Trott will sail today on the lighthouse
teuder Kukui on a trip which will en
able him to decide on a location for the
light ::':,'., .;'..;:.. v'.. ' , i ,.:
;-. '- ."',. '.. ;'