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HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, APU1L , 2 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY,
ORDERED TO VERA CM
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unston Placed m idrnmand: Loasft
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IILf HONS KILLED
Villa Declares That He Can Not Be
; Drawn Into War With United States
-Reported ThatMexican Populace
Has Made Attack on American Resi
dents of EnsenadalMot Discovered
to Poison Water Supply of American
City on Border Militia Rushed 'to
' Patrol System. '. -'.; vOy :
WASHINGTON, April 21 (Associated Press by Federal Wire
less) Tha Fifth Brigade of the second division of the Central De
; partment of the United States army, which has been stationed at Gal
veston, Texas, was yesterday ordered to embark immediately for
' Vera Cms on the five transports which have long been held at GaU
veston. The Fifth Brigade comprises the Fourth, Seventh, Nine
teenth and Twenty-eighth Infantries. . ' w : Y, , -.
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; mand of the brigade. The transports have now on board provision!
to supply the entire brigade for two months. Eight hundred coffins
are also carried. , It is expected that embarkation will be completed
jmiu ww uuiusuiw m uto w sou ujr live yuim suircnioon, ' j '
. WESTERN DEPARTMENT BRIGADE ORDERED TO BORDER.
teenth regiments of infantry from the Presidio at San Francisco, com
1 i prising the Eighth Ertgade of the Western Department : also the Sixth
g ieia Aruuery, Biaiionea at rort
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( H. Bliss in command of the Southern Department with headquarters
at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. .The Sixth Company of the Coast Artil
lery Corps from the San Francisco Presidio left for the border yes-
. '' terday. ,:..".- '' ' . v.-; .
Reports received from Rear-Admiral Charles J. Badger front Vera
Gnu were that three more Americans were killed and twenty-five
. wounded in th fighting at the Mexican city yesterday. The dead are
Seaman Lane and Ordinary Seamen Frohlichstein and Fisher.-'-. , ,
: , , ; FIGHTING 'AT VERA CRUZ IS BROUGHT TO STOP.'
A late wireless message from Rear-Admiral Frank F. Fletcher was
' that the fighting at Vera Cruz had been finally stopped by the navy
landlHir IOrCCl tnalrlnir . hOlin tn
, ascertain the character of the inhabitants and in that manner put a
stop to the "sniping" which has taken the heaviest toll of Ameri-
' can lives. . : v .:,
' Advices. also are that the landing forces are in possession of, the
Mexican breastworks for a distance of three miles inland from Vera
EARLY SEIZURE OF RAILROADS TO CAPITAL PLANNED.
- The navy department announced
. u eariy seizure ox au me railroads
oeiween we poa city ana me City of Mexico. : ; . ; ;".
; . ' Secretary of State Bryan announced that he had accepted the offer
of Brazil to have the consular agents of that republio look after, the
Interest! nf th TTnitH Rtnt.n nrhr
that he had mads arrangements
nanas or rrencn consuls where there were no Brazilian consuls. ' .
' GERMAN STEAMER ALLOWED TO LAND CARGO.
The German steamer Tpiranda,
consigned to Huerta, which arrived at Vera Cruz during the attack
on Vera Cruz and whose commander immediately nlaed himself
under the orders of Rear-Admiral Fletcher yesterday was permit
ted to dock and is hloading its cargo at the customs house which
is under the control of the Americans. ; i
A refugee train from the City of Mexico arrived at Vera Cruz
last night according to advices received here bringing fifty English,
: 160 Americans. 300 Mexicans and 75 Germans. Official W r in
cu u uivu Tiuiouuo awxiBk Jiuiejiunua m bua sUj VI HUeXlCO &IKI
are urging all foreigners to leave the troubled republic. '
v Charge d'Afl'aires Algara of the Mexican embassy who yesterday
'requested and received his passports left for .Toronto, Canada, en-
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proceed from Toronto to Mexico.
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' betweeu the Preuident und members of his cabinet, at. which have
.; been present representatives of thd army 'and navy, it was determin
ed that tne embargo on all munitions t war across the border be
- restored. The order was issued yesterday. a ' '; ."'
JUARKZ, Mexico, April 24. (Associated Tress by Federal' Wire
less) (Jen. Pancho Villa, with a bodyguard and a larjre number of
followers, arrived here late yesterday, afternoon; All saloons and
gambling resorts have been ordered closed. .
; Villi informed American Special Agent Carothers that he would
not be drawn into war with the United States by anybody..' . '
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MEXICAN GUNBOAT RUNS INTO VERA CRUZ
'V., HARBOR; PERMITTED TO PUT OUT TO SEA
VERA. CRUZ, Mexico, April 24. (Associated Press by Federal
Wireless) The Mexican gunboat Progreso, with five hundred Fed-
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miey, Kansas, to entrain immedi.
mvrTT t unMiiiA 1 a k i titai.H
hnm march nf 4 Via atitir ( in
yesterday that it is planning on
out or vera crnx anri an bridvM
to place all affairs of state in the
loaded with arms and ammunition
me rrencn arauassaaor, lie will
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IN WAR WITH AMERICANS BV ANYBODY
At top, fleet of Army Transports at Galveston which will convey
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eral soldiers aboard, entered the
aware of the American occupation.. 1 ho -commander was given, his
option of anchoring and remaining under the searchlights and guns
of the" American warships or putting back to sea and chose the lat
ter alternative.. . " ' , '.'.;.'' : i.
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MEXICAN PLOT TO POISON WATER SYSTEM OF ' '..' ""
AMERICAN CITY DISCOVERED TROOPS DISPATCHED
;. SACRAMENTO, California, April 24.( Associated Press by Fed
sral Wireless) Reports received here. of the discovery of a Mexican
plot to poison the wator supply of San Diego caused the issuance of
immediate orders for' the five militia companies at Los Angeles to
entrain at once and proceed to the border to patrol not only the San
Diego !water systeiu but also the' Imperial Valley water system at
Culexico. From the latter city word has been received that state cav
alry ordered to that place to patrol the border following the secur
ing of positive knowledge, that the federals were constructing en
trenchments at Mexicali across the border line have arrived and are
OH duty, .'' :''""''''; .;'. . ''' ;-; -'.-'.,.'. -:
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MEXICAN SOLDIERS AND POPULACE ATTACK v
AMERICANS IN LOWER CALIFORNIA CAPITAL
SAN DIKOO.California, April 24. (Associated Press by Federal
WireleKs)-r-Adviees were received here yesterday from American
Consul (iiiynnt at Ensenada, the capital of Lower California, Mexico,
that federal soldiers stationed there were engaging in anti-American
riots and that the Mexican populace was attacking the American resi
dents.' The monitor Cheyenne left here immediately after receiving
the report for the Mexi
REFUGEES AT TAMPICO "f
' THRONG ONTO VESSELS
'..TAMPICO, 'Mesu-o,. Afril S4 (As
socisted Prw l)y Federal Wirelew)
Britinh mil GerniBu vernwln )otr.lT
took on board more tho twelve hun
dred refuse-, many hundred of. whom
were Amerlcsni. It in reported there
ere about one thouHand more refugee
lu the I'tty, .who will toly inek
haven on the. ahipa iu the harbor lu
fear of o attack upon' the city.
BIG AMERICAN CONCERN
CLOSES DOWN PROPERTIES
NEW YORK, April 84. (Awoeiated
Preee by Federal Wirelena) The Amer
ican Smelting A KcHning Company yes
terday ordered all itn niiuei and tnielt
er in Mexico cloiwd. dowm and avked
where two yessela of American-Hawaiian line are reported captured. "
harbor here yesterday entirely. un-
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ita American employes to leave. Mexico
BRAZIL IS WILLING '
TO REPRESENT THE
' UNITED STATES
WARIUNOTOX, April 23. (Asso-i-iated
Presa Cable) The Brar.iliau
Koverument has offereil to art as - the
I'nited Htatet diplqmatie representative
In Mexico.' .. ,
REBEL LEADER DEMANDS
SURRENDER OF TAMPICO
BROWNSVILLF, Texas, April 24,
(Assoolated Iress by Federal Wireless)
General ZaragoKa, commander of the
federal troops holding Tamplco, was
yesterday given twentyifoor hours in
-which , to surrender by Usueral Ca
troops to Vera Cruz. At bottom,
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ballero, commander of the Constitution
alist forces which have surrounded the
city.- ', Caballero announced later that
In the event Zaragoca refuses to sur
render he will begin an immediate at
tack on the city, despite the presonee
ia the harbor of the large fleet of Amer
Iran warships. , , ' ."'('';';. 1
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TROOPS ON BORDER ARE
ASSIGNED TO PATROL DUTY
BAN' ANTONIO, Texas, April 23.
(Ansociated I'ress fable) The troops
stationed at Fort Hum . lloustoa ' have
been ordered to immediate duty' on
patrol of the Mexican border., ..',
CRUISER MARYLAND IS : ;
ORDERED TO SOUTH COAST
8AN FRANCIS(X), April 23. (Asso
elated , Press Cable) The Marylund
has been ordcrud to proceed to Mexican
waters with all poille speed aud will
get under way Immediately and start on
the trip south. . , .' . ' . i , .. ,
FOR CARE OF REFUGEES
WASHIXOTON, April 23 (By As
sociated Presa Cable) 'The appropria
tion of $300,00(1, asked by President Wil son
for une ia earing for refugoes from
Mexico whs made today by the senate
aud is now ready for signing,' .. .
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CRUISER ORDERED TO 'V'- f
PROCEED TO MAZATLAN
HAN FRANCISCO, April 23. (By
Associated J'ress Cable) ' The. Boiitn
Dakota, en route to Han Diego, has been
instructed by wireless to proceed im
mediately to Muzatlun, It being heliev.
eci here that a report of trouble has
been received from thst section of the
Pacific Const of Mexico.
PRESIDENT TO RESPECT
WASHINGTON, April 2$. -(Tly As
soi'iated Press Cable) Presldenf. Wil
son today issued a-statement ee Bering
fully the Mexican situation. Ho says
that it is the intention of the grvern
ment to show respect, in every ,pol
ble manner, to the sovereignty and. In
view of harbor at Salina Cruz
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dependence of the people 'of, Mexico,
and that ao militia will be ordnred out
uulcss congress takes further action.
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TEHUANTEPEQ , RAILROAD
i : ABANDONED FOR TIME
. KAN FltANClfaVO, April t3. (By
Assoiated lrets Cable) I'm ,0t- the
Tehuanteiee railroad ' has Wen abaa-
drmcd, temiiorviiy nt-f toast,, and tl0
iinHTiraa uiiivuiuu, ouiupany. wili use
the Hallou oloa line for the transpor
tation of . it turgoe to the Atlantic
Coast: -'"'' 1-' iVr- -
It Las been fouuri necessary to make
this move ta the South American tine
owing to the .fart that , there are no
other trans-country railroads, that are
roosidored safe at the present time.
MEXICAN TROOP TRAINS
DEPART FOR BOUNDARY
KL PASO, Texas. April 23. (Br
Associated Press ('able) - Four troop
trains,; a truinload or horses, ammuui
tion and other munitions of war are
reported, on good authority, to have
lert i hiiiusnua tor Jnarex, tinder com
maud of Oeneral Ortega. , .'.',
' This mov is taken as an indication
of the determination of the combined
federal, and rebel forces to bring the
attack towards the United State
boundary... , ."" .,;;.'.' '.:''
1 With Juarci directly, across the river
from, this city it Is anticipated that
Ueneral Bliss will move a large force
or troops into hi Faso immediately.
GARRISONS ON BORDER
BAN D1KGO, California", April 8S.-r
(By Associated Press Cable) Late tele
graph dispatches received here are to
ine errcct that the Mexicans are rein
forcing their border garrisons, both
with men and with guns and ammuni
tion., tour companiea Of militia, to
gether with a machine gun platoon,
nave oeen mobilixed at Va'exieo, on the
border. These are four of the com
panies ordered out by Governor John,
son yesterday.' - -. ..
REBEL TROOPS ARRIVE AT
JUAREZ FROM CHIHUAHUA
JUAREZ, Mexico, April 83. (Asso
ciated Press Cablo) 'Four hundred
rebel troops arrived here from "Chihua
hua this morning, bringing the totul
In the garrison hero op to nine hun
dred. -General Villa, accompanied by
a personal escort of two hundred men,
arrived here tonight.
OFFICIAL CIRCLES FEEL '
ANXIETY FOR AMERICANS
WAHHINGTON", " April 23. .(Associ
ated Press Cable) Great anxiety is
felt In olTirial circles over the lives and
safety of Americans remaining U Mex
ico, especially those , who are unfortu
nate enough to still be In the City of
Mexico. ', " -.
Reports reaching Washington are all
to the effect that the anti-American
feeling is hourly becoming stronger and
more deep-seated, and way and means,
consequently, are being figured out for
tne reiier of American aud other for
eign citizens who may incur the hatred
of the Mexicaus by their friendliuess
to (n i nitea Mtatcs. ,
OPPONENTS TO UNITE
WASHINGTON, April 23, (Assoel
ated Press Cable) Tha war rlxnsrt
meut Is In reeoipt of information to the
continued pa, rage Ibreej
Health Board Hears Report from
Expert That for Past Year Ho.
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Danger '. of Dread Disease
, Many Other Important Matten '
of Bnsiness Are Transacted.
The territorial board of health trans-
aeted a grist of business yesterdur aft- -
ernoon. Dr. J. B. B. Pratt prsl.led,
with ex-Governor George R. Carter, D.
Kalauokalanl Sr.,' Prof. A.' R. Koller
and" I. M. Stainback constituting the
After long discussion, on motion of
Keller, seconded by Kalauokalani, the
executive officer of the board was au
thorized to approve' the permission
granted by J. V. Caldwell as superin
tendent of public works allowing Lib-
apple waste into the sewer. Marston '
t ampbell, who handled the matter for -
the company, wrote that . during the
nine months that the cannery is not
In operation the Llbby people will
guarantee to keep tha sewer fluslieil out
for ita full length. During the earning
aeason, ha said,' the. company will rnn
ull the solid waste through machines
AKt.-k will op-ln1 1 m sna . Tk:. ..in
- ----- m uu law niu
I iA minriM.il tnfn tka Muriap n.l ., n
mum of about 3(H),(m) gnHons-wfwster"
)er Mn.r'ii carrier for tli waste. .The
eerapany will iii"tsU cast iron rsjps on
all manholes between the Cannery nd
the ocean, so as to prevent flooding the
street with the sewage.. It will also
see to it that the manholes aro flushed
and cleaned, provided any accumulation
of pineapple waste backs up Into 'them.
The board considered the proposal a
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uou one, except mat ine simi,hhi gal
lons a day ought to tie a minimum in
stead of a maximum quantum per day.
Pratt was authorized to suggest to
Caldwell this amendment when; tha
agreement is entered Into.
. Wants Medical Certificate. '"
Carter brought up the matter of re
quiring all teachers to. supply medical
certificates showing thst they are not
afflicted with any contagious or Infec
tious disease. II said that the law
uow provides for an examination of
teacher, but It 1 not observed-, and
there seems to be no way of enforcing
it Pratt said there ought te bo forms
prepared, something like those used by
the life insurance companies. Carter
sold he would like to see the Honolulu
Medical Association give their support
toHhls practise. There have beea sev-
eral ease this. year. ' Any change, he
said, would be better than the present
. The hoard tnoV nn Iia' ninttmr nt
keeping picnic parties and others off
from the watershed surrounding the
Nuuann reservoirs, for saultarr reasons.
Carter said there ought to be a high
barbed wire fence all around the plane. '
He said he counted twenty-four differ
ent parties on a recent holiday, and
that it was a serious matter and oua
that ahould be attended to.- On motion
the matter of adequately protecting the .
puricy ox tne city water supply was re
ferred to Attorney General Mainbac-k.'
Soapenslons Art Approved. '
Doctor Hchwillie's action in auseod
ing three guards at the insane asylum,
was approved. One guard, who was
found asleep' on duty, was suspended
for one. month. Th other two were
dismissed for incompetency. . ,
The 1 board authorized Doctor Pratt
to appoint a successor to Miss Ida F.
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Kauai, whose resignation takes effect
May 1.- .'.- . .- '-..-.
Charles Qay was appoiutod agent of
k...l . L..UI, Ik. 1-1 I
Lanal. The board has never had an
licenses to practise meiitcin in, Ha
waii were granted to Doctor lleppner,
Ayr and Dinsmore, and Doctor Dins
more was appointed acting government
physician for Puna, vie Dr. F. Irwin,
who ha been granted leave of absence
for thre month. . .
: Doctor Pratt reported at length on
the mosquito Control work of the board.
For the entire period of twelve mouths
endintr Anril 1 the lierrentxi'a nf Kta.
gomyia ealopus, the yellow fever car
rier, baa been much below the six per
cent standard. Colonel Goruas. who
ha had rharge of the mosquito control
work. in Panama, has stated that there
Is no danger of a country becoming in
fected . with yellow fever so long aa
ralopu is held down to six; per cent.
Hawaii is therefore clean, Doctor Pratt
said,, a far as the danger of Intro
ducing this dread disease is concerned.
The number of mosquitoes depends on
the number of breeding places, and thut
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