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VOL Vlf., NO. 36
HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY.TUF.SDAY.l MAY 5,' 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY;
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Arrested for Murder
Trial Today Before Military Court at
Vera Cruz General Velasco Planning
' VERA CEUZ, May 5. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless)
A woman who is said to have killed eight of the seventeen Amer
ican sailors and marines who lost their lives in the fighting inci-
, dent to the occupation of this city by the American forces, was ar
rested here yesterday and will be tried today by a military court on
the charge of murder. The woman is said to have .mercilessly
"sniped" the Americans from & roof top and claimed nearly half
of th American dead as her tolL , ' , . '
GENERAL ?AP ATA ISSUES PROCLAMATION THAT
. - - HE WILL MAKE ATTACK ON CITY OT MEXICO
VERA CRUZ, Mexico, May, 6. -( Associated Press. by Federal
Wireless) ('opies have been received here of a proclamation dated
.May first and signed by General Zapata which announces that the
southern rebels under Zapata 'a lead will attack the City of Mexico
on May fifth. The proclamation
to death in the event or their capture. 1- .. : -
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AMERICAN CONSULAR AGENT HELD IN JAIL ' '
;?r , AND THREATENED
' VERA CRUZ, May 5. (Associated Press by Ferierai WireleRg)
It was reported here yesterday that John Stillman; acting Amer.
ican consul at San Luis l'otosi, hus been held a prisoner for eleven
days by General Maas and is threatened with exwution,'-; fUillman
is reported to have been seized and placed in 'Jail by General Maas
before he learned of the taking of
, and berore he could leave San Luis
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; AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE
' CITT OF MKXICO, May 5. (Associated Presa by Federal Wire
less) Dr, Edward Ryan, an American who has been ip the employ
of the United States in aiding foreiph refugees, and who Was; re
cently .released from the prison at Zacatecas where he was held as
a spy and threatened with execution; until his predicament became
known and demand was made for, his release by. representatives of
several nations, arrived here today, was taken to the palace and later
turned over to the Brazilian minister. The latter received instruc
tions to send Doctor Ryan to the liited States, as early as possible.
GENERAL VELASCO THREATENS TO LEAD REVOLT
AGAINST HUERTA; DISSATISFIED WITH TREATMENT
VERA CRUZ, May 5. (Associated Press by Federal ;Wireiess)
-Another military revolt headed by General Jose Velasco is threat
ened against Huerta. Velasco is the general who was defeated by the
Villa forces at Torreon. Velasco is said to have become discontented
because of the failure of the government to. give him proper support
in the defense of Torreon and he is said to have declared that he
will never again lead a column of troopa against the rebels,? It is
declared , that there . is much plotting among the f edtjrals against
Huerta. . . r ''o r-1'.,-
MEDIATORS WITHDRAW INVITATION TO CA&RANZA 3 V
TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY FURTHER NEGOTIATIONS
' WASHINGTON, May 5.--( Associated Press by Federal Wiri
Jess) General Carranxa and the ConsUtutionalists have, been prac
, tically eliminated from the mediation proceedings, according to ad-
- vices received here yesterday. The South American mediators have
telegraphed to Garranza that in view of his refusal to agree to an
armistice with Huerta pending the outcome of negotiations that they
have withdrawn their invitation for him to participate in the pro-
. oeedings. . ' ' .')'; v. ;..-,.
. From the City: of Mexico comes word that it is understood in
that city that the conferences of the mediators will be held inIon-
CRUISER WEST VIRGINIA
DESPATCHED TO MAZATLAN
BAN FBANCISCO, May ' B. (Ao
Uted Prwi by Federal Wirelest) The
cruiser Wf at Virginia aalled yeeterday
for Mazatlan, on ' th Mexican west
roaat parrying J2B marlnea three of
the new type of automatie rapid-fire
' fum and. a million rounds of amniunl
' tion. . ' ' ' .. h -.. .
EMBARGO RAISEDON ALL
EXCEPT FIGHTING WEAPONS
' EL PASO, Tetai, Mar 5. (Anoei
Sted Preea by rVderaJ. Wirpias)-rThe
embargo on artidet allowed to eroaa
into Mexico wag yeeterday lifted on
everything, with the exception of rudb,
ammunition, exploaivea and aeroplane.
THREATEN TO RELEASE
BLAZING OIL IN RIVER
TAMPIOO, Mexico, Mav 4. (Aeao
elated Pre- Cable) The Mexican au
thorities at this rity have notified Rear
Admiral Mayo thai if he attempts to
enter the l'anuco river .4 hey .. would
empty the oil reservoirs and ignite the
oil, thereby destroying the vity and
EIGHT OF; THE
arid Will Be Given
Huerta Garranza Is
Mediation Scheme. 'i
also condemns Huerta and Blanquet
WITH EXECUTION BY MAAS
this oily by theAmeri(!an forces
Potosi.- i j T "J
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ID' OVER TO
ORDERED QUT 07 MEXICO
probably rauiing death and destruction
to the United btates vessels.
PRESIDENT HUERTA NAMES
... MEDIATION CONFEREES
' -WASIIINQTON, May 4. (Associat
ed Press ( able) Provisional President
Huerta of Mexico has named Elimie Ba
basa, a jurlitt, and Augustine Calrndo,
under secretary of justice, as conferees
to aid in the settlement of the dispute
between the United States and Mexico.
The third member of the commute will
be named tomorrow..' . ' ,
Secretary of Stat Bryan announces
that the. United States is not yet ready
to name a committee. . . -
CARRANZA WOULD KNOW
PURPOSE OF MEDIATORS
WASHINGTON, May 4.. (Associat
ed Press, Cable) General. Carranza has
Inquired of the mediators of , Booth
America as to the extent of the func
tions of any representatives he may
name to the proposed conference.
.Cnrranra also seeks . information ' as
to the nature of the conference and
whether It is limited to the controversy
between the United States and Mexico
or whether it includes the internal dif
ferences hi Mexico, '
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GOVERN RESERVE BANKS
. WASHINGTON, May 5, (Associ
ated Press by Federal Wireless) Bieh-
rd OIney, former .secretary of " state,
also . attorney general of the United
Btates under President ' Clqvulaud, has
been selected by President Vllson ns
governor of the federal reier.ve; board,
which will have 'chargo' of 'the federul
reserve banks recently selected. Othar
members of the board will be Paul
Warburg of.ew York, 'member, of
Kuho, Ioeb 4. Company; Harry Wheel
er of Chicago, vice-prenident of the
Union Trust Company; W.. p. Harding
of diirmingham, Alabama, president of
the First National Bank; , Dr. C. A.
Millor .of pan tranciaco, asiiiKtaut to
Secretary of the Interior .Franklin K.
Lane; '' and Professor, , FJooaJ ' of the
(I ns nee chair of the Uulvernity of Cli-
fornla. The nominations will be ut
to the senate in few days.- .
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CAPTAIN WALTER UIEAN
TO BE REAR
WASHINGTON, May i (By Assu'
elated Pres Cablo)--Ciipt. Walter Mc
Lean, member of the naval eimminlng
and retiring board, now stationed ut
Washington, has been nominated by the
President to promotion to the rank of
rear admiral. . - . , .
HILONIAN ARRIVES. I
A inesnaKO received laHt niuht by the
Guide reported the arrival ut Hnn Kreii
Cisco of the Matson steamer' Hilouiau,
which left Hilo April 28. . ;
American Sailors Killed in Mexico
' HOLDS SPECIAL SESSION
. DENVER, Colorado, May 4. (Asso
ciated Press Cable) A jepeciul session
of the legiiUature met today to consid
er tlie strike situation in. th. coal
region around - Trinidad and Walsen-
burf-' 'i'Wr' ' ; '-- 'i', '.
' There is considerable . talk on the
part of the Republican members of a
threatening nature, it being implied
that efforts may be taken toward the
impeachment of Qovernor Ellas M. Am
Arsis Kav Been Surrendered.
. WALSENBUBU, Colorado, May A
(Aseociated Press .Cable) Lesdera of
the striking coal miners auuounce that
alf arms, iu tha posseitHion of tho strik
ers in lluerfauo county, were surrend
ered laat .Wednesday,
National Strike Threatened, ' '
. INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, May 4.
(Associated i'ress t'sUle) Hlolcials or
tho mine workers international union
are considering calling a nation wide
Strike aniens some amicable settlement
is reached in the Colorado situation.
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'WASHINGTON, May 3. (Associ
ate I Press by Federal Wireless) 'The
cruiser Washington, which was en route
to Vera ('rue, was intercepted yesterday
at K?7 West and ordered to Sau Do
mingo, where foreigners are reported to
bo in a paniu In cont''pieuee of Presi
dent Horas' bomburdment of the iusur
gout city of Puerto llata.
Above is shown William Poin
sett of Philadelphia, sailor on
the Florida, killed by the first
Mexican shot fired at the seix
tire of Vera Crux. Poinsett was
raising the American flag when
he fell pierced through ' tho
heart. Below is shown John F.
Schumacher, also of the Flor
ida, who fell shortly after, and
in the lower panel is shown the
dreadnought New York, which
it is said has been ordered
through the Panama Canal to
the Pacific Coast, being the first
warship to go through. ,
IN FIRE AT VALPARAISO
VALPARAISO, May 4. (By Associ
ated Press Cable) Fifty are dead and
one hundred seriously injured as the
result Qf a Are which destroyed a large
portion of the business section of. this
city; - . .. ,
MEMBERS SENT TO JAIL
CHICAGO, May 4. (Associated Press
Cable) Kight, members of the board of
education of this city have been sen
tenced to thirty duys' imprisonment for
contempt of Court. ' .'
Jobu Jelke, a inilliosaire otuoniargar
lne luunufacturer, hus been fined $10,000
and sentenced to tQ years' imprison
ment on ehurge of conspiracy for re
tuning to ToiBHtate four members of tho
board who bad voted ugaimit Mrs.
Voting for the superintendency of pub
lic schools.- ( . ,
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WAA'HINGTOV, May 4. (Associated
Press Cable) Following an interview
with President , Wllsou, Cougressinau
()m-ar I'mlerwood annouueed that the
Cluyton Hiiti-triiHt measure, the Coving
ton inter-Htate trudo. rommission,. the
stocK i-uritios ana the rural credits
bills will 1 cousiilered before adjourn
ment of congress July I. . ,
Mother's Da Next
Sunday; All Expected
To Do One Good Deed
King's Daughters Circle Asks for
Pennies to Help Along Work
, v Being Performed.
, Next Sunday, . May 10, will b'
banner day in these United States. It
will be Mother's Day, the one day in
all the year which is new being set
apart for the greatest of all mortal
friends mother. '. '
Everyone who reveres mother will b
expected on that day to do some kind
deed in her memory. ' The King's
Daughters Circle of Honolulu already
has issued one thousand envelopes anil
plans on isaning Ave thousand bearing
the following inscription "'
"Mother's Day la memory of your
mother will you plvaxe enclone on rent
lor each of her birthdaysf"
If everyone would answer this earnest
sppeal from the King's Da ugh tern there
would be enough money to help the or
ganization materially. The expenses
ure at least three hundred dollars a
mouth. , There are always extra things
juch as nnrsrs and funeral expenses
which bring it up more r less each
month. The officer earnestly appeal to
the public to. help iu this great under
taking and in memory of mother 'ask
you to kindly plnce her birthday money
,n the enveloie, or If for any reason
yon fail to receive ene will you drop
the money in one of the mite boxes
which will be left in prominent plaeesf
Isaac Kakana Held for' Alleged
Attack On Wife and Chinaman
With Knife. .
Isaac Kakano a i art-Hawaiian, was
brought,''! the pWice station yeitsrdiy
afternoon and b1iKed, for attempt to
murde, it' WPi'flf3r'jllM if re,
sponsible for the injuries to Grace Ke
walo, a Ilawaiiaa woman, who war
found at the corner of Kikui land and
Fort streets at seven o'clock, in tne
morning, btdly cut about tha fce, neck I
and arms. ' A .Chinaman named Lung
thong is also alleged to have been
slashed by Kakana. . .;'.. . , ,
Jealoimy or the woman, suid to be
Kakana' wife, is declared to have
prompted Kakana to make an unes
pected call at. the woman's apartments
in Knkui lanau krom the stories o
tenants of tho building, Kakana is said
to have found Cl.ong in th.room with
the woman. ,.'; "
After a stromy Interview, Kakana if
allege J to have rirwa a flih knife an I
made the assault on th woman anc
man. Fleeing frjm the room, th wom
an staggered down the lan t Fort
street, when ah fell from th loss of
1 lcod, remainirg unronsc'ous unt 1 taki
to th Queen's Hospital in the jaliee
ambnlanee.- ., ,i '
Th Chinaman, while btdly wounded
ran to the police station, where he told
bis Story, and though the district was
at nce surrounded by police, Kakana
mad his escape; . - , .
About four o 'clock yesterday after
aoon a telephone message Informed the
polic that Kakana was on Elver street,
near Beretania, aid - a few moments
later be was locked up at the police
station.' '- .'
While the woman suffered cnnaMnr-
al.le loss of blood and is In a serious
condition, it is believed sh will re
cover. So far sh has been -unable to
giv an account of th affair.
AS BEGEnr OF COLLEGE
Governor Pinkbain yesterday an
nounced that former Judge Henry K.
Cooper had tendered to him his resig
nation, as a member of the board of
regents of the-College of Hawaii. VUh
the acceptance of Kegent .'oojier's re
signation thcr will be two vacancies
on the board, the term of Hegeut C.
Montague Cooke, Jr., having expired on
April ail lust.: .
It U expected that the Governor will
at an early date fill these vacancies.
The other regents and the date of the
expiration of their respectiv commis
sions, are: Alunzo 0 art ley, April 30,
IHlSj Charles H. Ilemenway, April SO,
110; Halph 8. Hosiuer, April 80, 1918.
Regent Cooler's commission would oth
erwise xpir on April 30, 1917.
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Operatora at the Mutual Wireless
station got iu communication late last
night with the Japanese cruisers
Annua aud Asama but were unable
definitely to learn their location or
''' ''- . .".-. ' , :' ..'V,.-:-Yield
Will Be Urgest Ever Re
corded In One Year In History
Of Islands Planters Have Sea
lixed Ten Million Dollars rrom
Cargoes Already Shipped To
' Mainland. .' 1 1 :'"'';.':'. '
TKe revised stimate of the 1914
crop which will b handled by the
Sugar Factor Company is 490,000
tons.' Th preliminary estimate was
4fl,000 ton. ' A. M. ' Nowell ' stated
yesterday that indications are that th
total crop for 1914 Including all plan
tations, will be 000,000 - tons,' the
largest crop ever grown In Hawaii "
' The Hugar Factors . hav shipped
240,000 tons to date, 120,000 tons to -the
Fast and 114,000 ton to Ran
Francisco. 1 Arrivals uu to dat bar
been 00,000 tons, 40,000 tons ar
afloat. ."''. ,
The average price of aiigar arriving
at market to dute has been about six
ty dolls.-s per ton. This New York
price nets Ilawaiiaa shippers about
fifty dollars average so that tern mil
lion dollars has already been returned
to local account. - The cost to F-astern
markets,', f might, insurance and
charge paid, ranges from eleven -twelve
dollar er.! ? "f , . c.
Coast mark- 4 ;' r:iii.'.
ten dollars) - ' ';, 1 ..'. i v
be taken a i ('..' ; e.-j,-'-atloa
of the .-i : h j. 'n-;.'! - i '
rived at des -''. 'v."'.' - '
SPECIAL CELLS '
vDne Concession Is Ilade-for Un-
fortunate Wayward Young- .
sters at City Sail , r T :
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Following the- agitation of Tha Ad
vertiser for better conditions .for juve
nile .offenders at the city prison,' two
(ells there hav been thoroughly reno
vated and are ready to receive any
youngster who should iiufortunattly ba
romjielled to pass a night under lock
and key.' .
,. Desirous of seeing how far improve
ments were needed at the city ' jail,'
Governor Pinkhara yesterdav nmde an
unlooked-for visit there. He droped
in unannounced and elosely investi
gated conditions, particularly thus re
tarding the future car of wayward
The two new cells will do away with
he necessity of putting youngster any
where near older persons during th
time they may be In custody. .On is
located in the front part Of the pr son,
and is the larger of th two. It is
light and airy, and both hav been
fleshly whitewashed and thoroughly
cleaned out. . ;.
Captain Neilson,' Vho auperintended
th work of renovating the cells, .made
it a special point to make them com
fortable for the boy who may go wrong,
and picked out both cells o they would
be ns far away from th others, wher
real criminals are confined, as possible.
United Btates Marsha t Harry H. Holt
yesterday received notification ' from
Washington that his cable application
for regular appolptmeut . as successor
to th 1st Marshal Bugen R, Hendry
had been received by the department
of , justice. Following Marshal Hen
dry's death Holt was appointed bv Fed
eia) Judges Fauford B. Dole and Charles
F. demons as "United Btates marshal
for the Territory of Hawaii ustil his
sueeesaor is appointed by the Presi
dent.' f The letter received by. Holt
remits as joiiows: '
, ' ".Htat Department,
, " Washington, D. C, .
"April 84. 1914.
"Harry Holt, Esq., Chiefs Deputy
United HUtes Marshal, Honolulu, Ha
waii 8ir: Th attorney general di
rects me to acknowledge receipt of your
communication of the twenty-third in
stant,' applying for appointment a
United Ktates marshal for th Territory
of Hawaii, which haa been died for con
sideration at the proper time. -
"Resiwtfully, . ..
'CHABL,K.S B. 8ANBOE0EB, .
, ." Appoiutuient Clerk." '
Sscertain when they were expected t
reach port. ' .
If the ships are on time they will
arrive May 7, but what time of day
haa not been state. It ia probable,
however, that more information will b
obtainable a they near Honolulu,