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VOL VII., NO. 40
HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY, TUESDAY,. MAY 19, 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY.
WHOLE NUMBER 3X13
President Makei Declaration to
American Commissioner on Eve
of Their Departure to Attend
Meeting ' of - South '. American
Mediators at Niagara Falls. '1
Advises Them to
t ' mmmmm k
Representatives Go Without De
finite Instructions Governor
General, of Canada Welcomes
First Arrivals and Expresses
; ', Wish for Success of Purpose.
;,';.' WASHINGTON", May ID. (Aiuo
ciated Pres by Federal Wireless)
President Wilson ' yesterday told the
American commissioners who will leave
- today to attend the mediation congress
at Niagara, Falls that the United States
.will; keep troops at "Vera t'rux until a
definite' .settlement : of the Mexican
problem ha been reached. ' He gave
. o iievifln instructions to fata commis
sioners but told them to place them
selves In i receptiye mood to await
the proposal of thamediatora.
DUKE OF CONNAUGBT "
WISHES MEDIATORS SUCCESS
. NIACiRA FALLS, Canada, May 19.
i. Associated jf UT. r eileral wi ra
les )--Th -'B;xilian ; and Argentine
mediators arrived here yesterday. The
, Duke of CoanaughV governor- general
'. of Canada, aent a note of welcome in
which he expressed his best wishes for
the success of the mediation congress.
HUERTA 'S OFFER TO QUIT ;
BELIEVED TO BE INSINCERE
. EL PASO, May 'lftr-(Associated
Presa by Federal Wireless) Leading
onstitutionalist ia this city, on read
Ing the report published in yesterday
" afternoon 'a paper that President
Huerta was willing to resign if ao
other settlement of the difficulty be
tween nimseii an the Washington ad
ministration could be arranged, de
clared they believed he had set the
rumor aflont in ao effort to galu con
- According to , the Washington dis
patches from Mexico City Huerta does
not regard his retirement as necessary
to settlement but professes to believe
.that such a result can be attained by
otner means. However, it la positive
ly stated that ha will resign when he
is convinced that there is no other way
to satisfy tne united. Mates govern
BANDITS SEIZE MORMON:
CARRIED INTO MOUNTAINS
EL PASO, Texas, May 19. (Asso
-ciated Presa by Federal Wireless)
James Skousen, a mormon colonist of
Colouia Juarea near Juares was seized
by bandits Burnley and parried off into
the mountain. ' Ilia fate is unknown.
URUTIA, IN DISGUISE
FLEES FROM HUERTA
VERA JtUJ", May 19. (Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) Aureliamo
Urutia, member of Huerta 's cabinet,
arrived here yesterday disguised as a
laborer, having fled from the City of
Mexico to escape Huerta 'a wrath.
Wheu he disclosed hi , identity he
was arrested by Mexicans and on the
way to jail was UoOted and Jeered and
called an assassin by an angry mob
(Subsequently b was released and is
now guarded by a detachment of
American marine, .
MERCHANTS FOR FUNDS
WASHINGTON, May 18. (Asso
ciated Press Cable) Hear Admiral
l.eurv T. Mayo report that General
Cabellero of the Constitutionalist forces
has requested the Mexican aiv' Spanish
business houses of . Tampico to con
tribute to a fund for the support of
the' campaign agaiust ueneral Huerta.
The request - made, by Cabellero is
that these contributions be made vol
URGES AMERICANS TO
: STAY OUT OF MEXICO
WAHIItNOlTON," Miiy IS. (Asso
ciated Press' . Cable) Secretary of
State Dry an ba reiterated his
Birdseye Vievy, of American Dreadnought
: "Ci V'.. ..;.;;,,'
- -Vr' :l
dvire' to all; Americana to 'remain
away from Mfxican' territory, al least
nntil such time a the relations be-'
tween the United States and that coun
try shall be on a more friendly, basis.
REPORT OF CAPTURE OF
TEPIC IS CONFIRMED
WASnlNOTON, Ma 18. (Br Asso
ciatod Frees . Cable) Rear Admiral
Thomas B. Howard confirms th? report
of the capture of Tepln by the rebel
forces. He report that Oene'al Blanco
has taken the town and that the Con
stitutionalists have occupied' Han Ul a,
and that General Fasquiera hss landed
four hundred troops, from Guaymas, on
the beach at Mazatlun. ,
repeal 15 favored
WASIIINUTON, May -(Associated
iress by Federal Wireless)
From a careful csiivuhs among senators
and representative it seems that thero
is a growing sentiment in favor of ar
bitration as means of settling the
tolls repeal question. While no action
ha been taken in this direction the
movement for such a diHpositiou of the
issue may assume definite form wlthiu
fk few days.
WA8HINOTON, May 18. (Associat
ed Press Cable) lr. .('onstantin Theor
or Puiuha, Austrian ambassador to the
United states, has requested of Lindley
M. tiarrlsou, secretary of , War, that
troops he 'retained in . the strike lone
of Colorado for the protection of his
countrymen, who are largely employed
in the mining Industry in that section.
COAL MINERS OF OHIO
CALLED OUT ON STRIKE
CO.IXMBCb', Ohio, May 18. (By
Associutod press Cable)-- A geueral
strike order has been issued, calling
out all of the cuul miners in the Ktute
SOLDIERS MAKE NO
SEARCH FOR WEAPONS
TRINIDAD, Colorado, May 18. (Uy
AsKoclateJ Press t'able) The federal
forces in control iu the strike corn)
thus far have made no sesrch for con
cealed wi'iipnns, it being generally con
ceded thnt all armed inoii gave up their
revolvers ami other wetipous upon the
UauuiKe of orders to thut effect.
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HUGE OIL T
Frank H. Buck, Largest American
Vessel of Its Type, Soon to
; Be in' Port.
8 AX FRANCIStJO, May 1. (Asso
ciated. Press by Feleral Wirldrs)-r.)f-ficinls
of the Associated Oil Company
in this city announced yesterday that
the immense tank steamer Frank H.
Buck, the largest vexsel of its kin I
flying th American Aug, is to bn op
erated on .the run between the I'ouMt
Tho Buck is the ucwest oil tanker
on the Paeiflc, having made its ma den
voyage the middle of April, when it
carried a cargo of oil from Monterey
to Portland. It was built by the Union
Irpn Work under the Isherwood, or
longitudinal framing system,, being the
first vessel of the type ever constructed
on the Coast.
The tanker Is 42A feet in length and
has a capacity of 63,00(1 barreU of oil.
It speed when loaded is eleven knots.
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TRIAL AS EMBEZZLER
WAN FRANCIHCO, May 18. -(Asso
ciated Pres Cable) The court martial
of Captain Joseph H. rifliths, chargod
with the ambaatlement of fSOO, wa be
gun today. '.
Captaiu Griffiths' alleged emtior.zle
nient occurred in Kent tie and he immed
iately came to this section," being ar
rested here several duys ago..
BILL WOULD CREATE
BRIGADIER OF MARINES
WASHINGTON,' May 18. (By Asso
ciated Press Cable) Representative
Fred' A. Britten of Jlliuois i prepar
ing a bill that wH create a brigadier
of - marines.
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SHIP REPORTED BEACHED.
VAI.DKZ, Alaska. May 18. (Axso
ciated Pies 'alle) The bark Pura
mita is reported to be benched at Lost
Harbor, Alaska, the crew having all
been taken off in gaiety, following
great privation hiiI Buffering.
ARMY AVIATORS KILLED.
FRANKFORT, Germany, May 18.
(Hy Associntttd Press Cable) Lieuteu
mits Itehede and Kolbo, army aviators,
were killed here todny as a result of
faulty machinery iu their aeroplane.
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,e..H IV) ..f .f- . '
BECKER TWICE ASKED.
: - KIM TO ' KILL RUSE
NEW YOHK, May 19. (Asso
ciated Press by Federal Wireleas)
C. B. Pitt, Jr., an important wit
ness in the trial of Police Lieuten
ant Charles A. Becker, for the mur
der of Herman Kosenthal, the
gambler, testified yesterday that
Jlecker had asked him to kill Jack
Hose before the murder of Rosen
thal, and again after Hose was
arrested as an accomplice. The
Stat closed its case yesterday and
the defense will introduce testi
mony today. 1 . V '
ROOSEVELT TO ARRIVE
AT NEW YORK TODAY
NKW.YORK, May 19. (Associated
Pi ess by Federal Wireless) According
to wireless messages received here last
night, Colonel Theodora Roosevelt and
the party who accompanied the former
President into the wild of Mouth Amer
ica, will reach here today. Owing to
the poor health of Colonel Roosevelt, all
attempts at a public reception : have
been abandoned. , '
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ARMY MEN IS MADE
The adjutant general of th United
rUuten army, in a recent letter to the
commanding general of the Eastern
Popartmctit, communicated an Import
ant decision of the war department
with reference to the detached service
law and, a publixhed In a general or
,der of the P.UHtoru Department states:
"Referring to the recent notice sent
to you to tho effect that an opiniou of
the .jud,e advocate geueral, approved
bv the secretary iof war, holda that the
detached service law of August 21,
lyii!, is nut operutive during preseut
conditions, the secretary of war direct
that you be informed that the law re
ferred to is held to be inapplicable
only to the extent tout It doe not pro
I Vi.o0'1;! ;
hibit detaching an officer who ha uotiw runner, timrl ! Olivet ITttftnl Vranlr
been on duty two years of th preced-IA. Cuuninif, John Spier Kalker, George
ing six with a troop, battery or com- Henrv Pilt and Patrick Henry Bur
FORAKER TO SEEK
Former Member of Upper House
Announces His Candidacy-
i ':: for Anothar Term.
WASHINGTON, May 1!). ( Associat
ed 1'ress by Federal Wireless) fames
II. Foraker yesterday announced his
ritadidacy lor another term iu the sen
ate.. Ever since his retirement from the
npper house of congress Mr. Foraker
tin been active .in politics and his de
cision to seek rcelettion to that body
was not a surprise.'
', Perhaps no other mnn has been so
long and so prominently identified with
1l.io politics as hns Mr. Foraker and
his career has been full of tips and
downs. -After serving one term as gov
ernor he was defeated in 1HK3, but was
elected to the office in M, serving
on term. Two years later he ran again
for the governorship and another de
font wa the result.
'yHi next political contest whs la tho
rsmpsitrn of 1HD7, when he was elected
to the United States senate,
h served until 1909.
r n a r
Lucas ivuns iou
of a New Law and
ft 11 n. m
; iioius ins temper
Best Intentions He Take
Friend' Automotive : Out
for an Airing and Winds Up at
the Police Station,
.The. mighty arm of tho law fell upon
Jack.J.ucas Inst night with a wolgbt
that should, convince him , and ' other
automobile owners that Sheriff Jarrett
intends to carry out in every detail the
new traffic ordinance compile I by P.
U. Weaver, deputy county attorney.
"Vnder He'ction 13 the taw is a lol
lows: onirics shall not. taad in
front the entrance of any nubile build
'nK or place af public . resort, oh, the
side of th streak where1 the street cars
!, wi th i twe nty feet -of i-. strew
inrereoction, withiny tenfeet or a nre
hydrant or in front of an alley, except
to let passenger on r off.". , .,: ',' ;
i Now Jack.Laica has dona all of these
thing according to Captain ' Baker;
cice bis anf aiuter with the said Cap
tela BaketfUtj rkht-thirty o'clock last
night. u (IF Ui,:
. Mr. lAiu,-Wlio holds tho Hwer of
attorney of Henator Ed. Cjuiun during
hi absence, has also fallen ' heir to
Senator Quinn'l automobile and with a
promineut government official made
visit to the Empire Theater last night
leaving the car untied on Hotel street
adjacent to the entrance of the afore
said theater. Now come one police
officer, David Haumea, by . name, and
seeing this flagrant violation . of the
newly drafted ordinance and takes the
car to the police station.
Shortly after nine o'clock: Mr. Lucas
arrived at the police station and after
a "cool, calm, and collected inter
view with Captain Baker was allowed
to take the automobile from the police
station upon his solemn promise that
he would not violate the ' ordinance
"This new ordinance may be all
right, ' aaid Mr. Lucas in a calm
sweet tone, "but it ce;taiuly take
Philadelphia lawyer to figure it out.
"I haveh't been taking the ear out
in daylight because I see by one of the
sections in the law that you have to
keep vour lights burning all the time
and I can't afford that. This business
about standing in front of hydrants
ami other tbiugs is a new on on ine
and in the future when . I go out at
night I will take a lawyer along with
me to interpret this new ordinance."
Having quietly delivered himself of
this expression of feeling Mr. Lucas
threw his clutch into the high and
calmly sped for home.
PETITION FOR OPENING
OF AGRICULTURAL L
Twenty-six applications, two more
than the minimum number required by
law, were filed yesterday with the ter
ritorial land commissioner for the open
ing of the lower governmeut agricul
tural land at Aiea. The tract desired
by the proposed homesteader lies just
niakai of the present Aiea homesteads
and is under cane cultivation, the land
being under lease to the Honolulu
Plantation Company. The applicnti
are as follows:
William Krmiklin Storey, Muitin
James Scully, Charles Kdward Carter,
William Orvill Hamhart, (iillert Me;
Nicoll, Arthur Huds'in, Bam Daniel Mc
Millan, Adolph Wagner, William B.
Karruh, James J. Crockett. Vivian Vic
tor Newell, Lawreuce Alfred Kerr,
(ioorge Henry Paul, George Samuel
Curry, John F. Wlrud, Barney Haemlor
AttWood, Hotter Jones Taylor, Warren
Benford, William Henry Beunet. James
' Dodd, William Craig McCoy, Fred U
Servant Poses As
Doctor; Treats One
Looki Wise, Prescribe for Suf
- ferer, Collect Fee; Policeman . .
K. (ihiroda, a Janaucwe, was ar
rested yestorday afternoon and
, booked at the police station by
Captain Charles Baker on charge
, of practicing mediein without a
' licen. . .
According to Captain Bakei
CShiroda, who ia servant ia the ;
employ of Japanese doctor, took
advantage of his employer' nb-
' sence yostrdy afternoon by try
lng his. limited knowledge on a,
Chinese patient who called for
Shiroda, it is alleged, applied a
stethoscope on .his patient, looked ;
wise, filled a bottle of medicine
from among th many container
in the doctor' office and gave it
to his " patient " Having gone
through this routine h ehargcll
his patient a nominal sum and
bowed him politely out of the of
The rase was brought to the
attention of .the police and Wii--roda's
aret followed. Judge Mon
, sarrat will discus th ethic of
the medical profession with Hhl
roda this morning. .
Leaders Declare to Six Hundred
' Countrymen That Succor
Will Be Given.'
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Siv huudred Filipino gathered at the
Filipino Mission , on Quoea street last
sight t seven o'clock at the call of
Fab!, Manallp, plrrsidcnt of,tli Till
I'inoi ljboer.' .Association of Hawaii.
""lTTe'Tutejit of tt meeting,; a ex
plained by President ,Maoalip, wa to
explain to . the large gathering of his
countrymen that b had conferred with
Royal D. Mead, director of the Hawaii
an feugar Planter '.division of labor and
statistics, . regarding the condition of
the larg number of unemployed Fill
pi nos in Hawaii.',
' Mr. Maualip explained that he had
the assurance from Mr. Mead that an
effort would b made within a few day
to secure employment for ill th Fili
pino out of work; that those who were
indigent and auable to work would be
cared for and vent back to Manila ant!
that further Immigration from the Phil
ippinea would be stopped.
1. A. Lionzon. niauager of the Fill
plno Employment Bureau, addressed the
meeting along the same line and said
that he had been ia eouferenc with
Assistant Secretary A. E. Larimer of
the Y. M. C. A. and that every effort
would be made on Mr. Larimer' part
to secure work'. for Filipino who were
out of employment. :
Other speaker at th meeting were
Leonardo ne Jesus, aeeretary of the Fill
pino Mission aad , Leopold Theodore
treasurer of the organisation.
IMPROVEMENT CLUBS TO
DISCUSS 'FRONTAGE TAX
There will be a joint meeting of all
the improvement club of the city at
the Manoa teunia clubhouse tonight to
discuss the frontage tax.
R. K. Reidford stated yesterday that
the club will endeavor to get together
on the proposition of taxation to he
borne by all city property. Ia thirty-
one of the fifty loading American ritie
where this method of taxation has been
adopted the property owners pay the
entire cost. The other nineteen pay
varying proportions. om flity-fifty
others ixty-forty, eighty-tweuty or
ninety-ten.' whatever proportion is da
elded upon the same uniform rate ought
to be applied to the city as a whole,
Mr. Keitirord believe. The lmircve
ment club will discuss this Important
subject so they caa inform the super
visors as to what the property owner
PAUWELA TO HAVE
NEW WATER SUPPLY
A new water supply is being plan nod
for Pauwela and a portion of the home
stead lots above that place by J.
Fos Jr. and J. K. Kspihe. The county
had planned to install this system ami
had gone so far as to purchase some
ttjuo of pipe which was never used. A
a meeting of the supervisors last week
ros purchased the pipe, whleh will ex
tend to a spring In the upper part of
rauweia gulc.Q. . 11 state that he will
be able to upply water not only to the
towu or inruwela, out to all points be
low ine t,owry ditch. Maul ew.
Associated Charities Executive
Committee Decides it Cannot'
Continue Burden of Caring for
Indigent and Sick; Recommend
Appointment' of Manager to
The executive committee of the As
sociated Charities met yesterday after-.
noon and adopted the following Jesolu- .
tion presented by Judge Sauford B.
' Resolved, That it is the jiollcy of
the Associated Charities to gradually .
eliminate the present practice of fur- .
nlahing permanent assistance, looking
forward to the reduction of such as-'
only; in such emergency case food to
b given for only one or two days."
This action was taken because the
organisation finds itself, confronted by
a situation which it ia absolutely un- ,
ablo to control. Jt waa pointed out
that there are no poor houses Is Ha
waii and ao government Institution
to care for the indigent siok; th As-
.u. i.t i An haai I. Attn u 1 1 . 1 ultnn t n
burden which properly ' belong to
the entire community! what they have
been able to accomplish in the way of
supplying individual relief has been
lik a bucket of. water poured on the
anils. i . -' .
'. H. Dickey aaid that there Is only
one way in which they can do imma
nent chanty anil that is by' supplying
work to the bread winner who are ablo .
to work. Those who arc- incapacitated
for work must be cared for by' the
charitable otganiat)ons or become ob
ject of public relief, ' The Association
caa aot carry this burden, he declared. ,
' Function Ar to Investigate. .
Mr. Piekey said that the functions '
of the society ace to ' isvcsttfgute the
cirrnmiruincp 01 iboh wao osa as
sistance. The society say to the peo
ple of Honolulu! '.' . '
"If you desire the best good or tne
poor, do not, 'under any. appeals, give
to atrangera at your '. door or ' on the
street. Send them to the Associated
Charities ' oihr and yon may b . as
sured that no case will throngs. It 'ob
tain relief, or be refused relief, except
for good reasons. (Jiving to people
that you know nothing about, ouly en
courages fraud and Imposture by the
wilfully vicious and indolent.'.''
A number of committee report were
received and acted upon.
The Reorganization Committee con
sisting of J: U. Ualt, chairman; Mr.
Frederick K. Steere and C. H. Dickey,
reported aa follows: '
."Your "Reorganization : Committee.
begs to make the following recom
mendations, understanding that the As
sociation' finance are at low ebb, and
that for some time to eome the gross
receipts are likely to be in total so lim
ited that it will not be possible to par
for the services of more than a man
ager, or at the most a manager and an
assistant.' . . ''
"Your Committee believe that the
irniu'- nininfnMniA ikf & reurlstratioil
i i - - t - n
system is of - more vital importance
than any other factor in the carrying
on of the Association's work.
"A registration system will not only
provide and can record all case act
ually hau. tied by our Aisoclatlon, but
aiso an eases nanuiea iy an oiaor or
ganizationa in Honolulu. .,
System I Essential.
''This registration system ' in ' our
opinion is essential iu Order to make it
possible for the people of this com
munity to know whether their dona
tion and subscriptions are bulng prop
erly distributed and are accomplishing
'The proper maintenance of a reg
iiefration system carries with it of ne
cessity investigation of all case cow
ing before and being handled by. our
The proper maintenance of a registra
tion system carries with it of necessity
cooperation with all other ' charitable
associations in Honolulu, because it i
our opinion it should he the duty of our
mauager to either personally, or through
an assistant, bring about . a . aituatioa
where all or similar oiganizutiou will
maintain record of their Own, . uroV
eient at least to report promptly to our
organization all cases which they han
dle and to give1 to our association the
results of -their investigation of their
cases se that the same may be placed
ou record on our registration card.
This work is probably new to a great
majority of charitable organzation in
Honolulu and will therefore require a
great deal of tiiu and constant assist
ance! on the part of our manager to
bring about a cooperation of all tb
other charitable association in a man
ner which will make it possible for us
to maintain a registration system that
will practically cover all rase through
out the city, whether handled by us, or
other organizations. This will neces
sarily lead to cooperation along- other
Recommend Committee, '
We would recommend the appoint
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