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HONOLULU, ""HAWAII TERRITORY.TUKSDAY, MAY 26, 1914, --SEMI-WEEKLY.
WHOLE. NUMBER 39C5
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Navy Department Decides Not
to Withdraw Any ot Fleet Un-
',' til All Possibility of Invasion
By Army , Is Passed Media-
' tort Lay All Phases of Situa
tion Before Delegates. ;:'''
WASHINGTON, May 2. (Assoel
ted Press by Federal Wireless) It
wu determined by the navy depart
ment yesterday not to withdraw any
battleships from Mexican waters until
there is absolute BMuranee .'that the
Army will' not be forced to carry out
a campaign into the interior of Mexico.
MEDIATORS LAY PLANS;
NIAOABA FALLS. Canada, May 20.
(Associated I 'reus by Federal Wire
leas) The South American mediator!
announced yesterday that every phase
of the Mexh-an situation had been laid
before the Mexican and American dele
gates but that no formal basis had been
reached for the treatment of the va
rious issues or any specified order ar
ranged in which they shall be taken up.
The Mexican . debates stated yester
day that .thev believe the capture of
the City of Mexico is months rn the
future and in the meantime it is their
expessed hope that a new provisional
government will be started which they
will be compelled to accept., v .
MEXICAN PAPER SAYS
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r CITY OF. MEXICO, May 2.-(Aso
elated .Press by' Federal Wireless)
El Irapareial' yosterday printed a re
' port alleged to Uave Va xecelyed from
Washington that President -Wilson has
ordered the American delegates at
Niagara Falls to notify - the. Mexican
delegates that if the peace 'negotiations
'failed that Mexico would be invaded by
' the United States army to remain until
Mexico was pacified.
GUNBOAT ANNAPOLIS IS
4 SENT TO ,YAQUI RIVER
MAZATLAN, Mexico, May 25.
Associated Press, by Federal Wireless)
The gunboat Annapolis, uuassigned,
but detailed to general service in Pa'
cine waters, ' has been ordered to pro
reed at once to Yaqul river, where an
Jndian' uprising is reiiorted.
It hi feared that a federal revolt
may be in the wake of the action of the
Indian tribe and every effort will be
made to protect the sixty-two Amen
cans whose lives are cudungered.
SOLDIER KNOWN HERE
CALLS VILLA DESERTER
- Sergeant Joseph White, U. S, A. re
tired, who will be wtdl remembered in
local military circles, and wba is now
resident of Vancouver, Washington,
goes flatly on rorord that General Fan--hp
Villa, commandant . of the Con
stitutionalist army of Mexico, is a de
1 aerter f rom the tuited tttutos Army,
'ibis information is contaiued in a dis
patch sent from Vancouver under date
of April 'il, as follows:
.'-.That Villa, the Mexican general, is
deserter from D Troop, Tenth Cav
alry, Ul 8. A., hj the flat statement of
' Sergeant. Joseph White, retired, of this
" Sergeant White, fifty-two years old,
nerved more than thirty years in the
- Army. He is positive that the publish
ed pictures are those of the first er.
geant who' deserted in 1875, . Villa
served under the iiame of George Gosvy,
if Sergeant White's story is true. His
son, Crawford Gosvy, known as "Che
rokee Hill," wus hung in Oklahoma,
about seven years ago.'
"Villa was a natural leader," says
"White. "If a man did. not obey in
Mtantly Villa would oftentimes shoot to
sc a re hhn, ...
"One night, in 1875," continued
White, "a soldier wns captured by cow
boys and compelled to 'dance' with
.'.ixshooter accompaniments. " His eom
' rades resented the insult. .That night
tbey committed depredations in North
Concho. In the fight that followed sev
eral civilians were shot.
"The next morning the soldiers
tarted on a 19-day 'bike,' A sheriff
and several deputies armed with
warrants were waiting for Villa and
others on their return.
"Looking at the determined soldiers,
the sheriff aud deputies shook their
heads and rode away. At noon Ser
geant Gosvy Villa,: Corporal Ferehe
..' and Private Mace saddled their horses
' and rode away, desorters.
" Villa's wife and tf.Hldrcn were left
at the fort ami it devolved ou Hcrgcaut
.White to car for them."
Two Daughters of
Chinese Consul are
. Mysteriously Missing
Disappear Between Bedtime And
. C. Morning Believed Work
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PAV FRANCISCO, May S5. -,
' (Associated Press by Feiera) Wire
less) fliao'Onaia, fifteen yesrs of
age, and Mia Lien, aged eight
years, daughters of the Chinese
consul general,' Shan Chlng 8hu,
have mysteriously disappeared.
The eonsul general said last night
. that the last seen of the two girls' '
by members of the household "was
whea they retired to bed at ten
o'clock Sunday night At six-forty-five
o'clock yesterday morn
ing the girls, were found to be -mifsing
from - thtlr. rooms. . All
their clothing was gone alto.. Thft
Oriental sections of Saa Fraaciso .
and Oakland were searched by the
police, but no trace of the girls
was found. Bhsn Chlng Hhu is of
the opinion that his daui'h'ers mny
have been kidnapped by . tramps,
while the belief in Oiiental circles '
' is that the girls were spirited away
' by enemies of their father. . lint 1 ;
Saturday 8ban Ching Hhu and hU '
family lived In . a Chinese hotel '
' here, and thea moved to the home
of friends in North Berkeley.
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Action Taken by Prosecuting At
torney in Anticipation of Grand
On the ground that he understood
that the teraftorial grand, jury would
take up the investigation of the.Mc-Cam-McBriile
fvw when it meets to
morrow afternoon t two o'clock, Dep
uty City 'Attorney , Arthur M. prown
yesterday in the' police court .' moved
thav the charge ot'siaaI wkh dead
ly weapon against Jeff MeCarA, tlnited
states district attorney, tie dismissed.
I hlice Magistrate Monaarrat granted
the' motion. "'.. ' ' .; - '
Tha case was scheduled to come up
for a hearing in the pelice court this
morning at nine o'clock, to which time
t hadbeen continued t rom last week.
There was distinct surprise . shown- by
attorneys and others who were in 'at
tendance yesterday in the police court
when Drown disposed . of . the ease in
the mauner he did. ' '
. The territorial grand Jury, has 'been
summoned to meet in the 'Judiciary
Building tomorrow afternoon at - two
o'clock and that it may tnke up the
complaint against Mr. McCarn is evi
denced through the fact that a sub
poena, signed by Lyle A. Dickey,, sub
stitute first judge of the local circuit
court, has been issued for the appear
ance of Claudius H. McBride, the main
prosecuting witness In the case, before
the grand jury tomorrow.
Neither defendant nor complaining
witness were in the police court yes
terday morning. Mr. McCarn -was re
ported ill at home and Ceandlus H.
McBride absent on Hawaii. The latter
'a expected to arrive this morning by
the steamer Mauna Kea, the subpoena
for his appearance before the grand
jury tomorrow having been served on
McBride on Saturday as be was leaving
for HilOi McBride bad arrived during
the morning of that day from the Big
Island. t Whether Mr. McCarn 's pres
ent illness will prevent the grand jury
taking up his ease tomorrow remains
to 'be seen. -r;v
MAN KILLED, HEAVY
DAMAGE F1U STORM
SUPEBIOR, WUeonsin, May 80.
(Associated Press by Federal Wireless)
One man was killed and half-million
dollars' damage done by a storm
which swept this city and surrounding
country last night, i All telephone and
telegraph wires are down and details
are meager...'.- -';..
ROOSEVELT TO CONFER
WITH PRESIDENT TODAY
OYSTER BAY, New York, May 85.
-(Associated Press by . Federal Wire
less) It is believed t'aat Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt will fire th opening gun
for the Progressive party in the com
ing campaign, . before leaving for
Ppain, where he goes to attend the
wedding of his sou Kermlt.
It hes been arranged for' Colonel
Roosevelt to call unon President Wil
! son tomorrow, at which trme it is ex
pected Roosevelt will make known his
position relative to the stewardship of
HOME RULE BILL IS
MASSED BY HOUSE
1 OP COMMONS
Measure Becomes Law By Ma
. jority - of Seventy-Seven Bo-
, nar Law Refutes to Debate
' And Calls Proceedings Con
temptible Farce. .
' LONDON, flnglnnd, Mny S5.(Asso
elated Press . by Federal .Wireless )-r-Tke
llonse of (.'uminons, today, passed
the Irish home rule Mil by a majority
of seventy seven,.'
Bonar Law refused to debate on the
measure saying "Let the curtain ring
down on this contemptible farce." '
Thio Is the third time the Hoimq. of
Commons ha passed the home rule
measure, on each' of the previous oe
essions it having been voted down by
the riouse of Lords. The third passage
of the measure by the lower bouse
means that t becomes a. law and is not
amenable to action by the peers.
The Irish home rule bill will thus be
come law ns it stands tinder the opera
tion of the parliament act, and should
anv compromise on the question of
Cb.ter be arrange! afterward as a re
sult of negotiations between the lead'
era,' an amending ' bill incorporating
thorn. Will be Tossed immediately.
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CALLED TO HOME
Adjutant of First Hawaiian
Brigade Leaves Today to
Visit Ailing Relatives. ' ,
Maj. Julius A. Peun, brigade adjut lit
of the First Hawaiian Iirigale, will
leave today on the steamer Manoii for
his old home In Hntavia, Clermont cou
ty, Ohio, where he has teen called, ly
the illness of aged relatives, lie has
been granted three months' leave of
absence from his duties. During bis
visit to the East he will also pay a
visit to his sister. , - : ' , . -s
Brigadier General Edwards has not
aa yet announced (n aproiutmrnt of an
adjutant during the absence of Major
Penn.- However, in view of the general
belief that tho orders en route, which
re expected to arrive soon from Wash
ington, will make the First Hawaiian
brigade consist of the First and Twenty-fifth
Infantries, it is expected that
General Edwards' choice will b from
among the four eligibles; Majors
Charles E. Tayman and Jis?jh Frjaier
of the First Infantry and Majors Ver
non A. Caldwell and Ernest B. Gose
of the twenty fifth Infautry. V
MORGAN SAYS TESTIMONY
OF MELLEN WAS UNTRUE
NEW YORK, May iifl. (Associated
Fress by Federal Wireless) J, P. Mor
gan, Jr., yesterday characterized as un
true the testimony of Charles 8. Wei
len, former president of the New Vork,
New Haven t Hartford Railway, that
his father bad concealed facts regard
ing the New Huvcu ruilwuy which Mel
leu testified he should have known.
Scenes of the Ulster Demonstration
At top Sif Edward Carson addressing great throng in Hyde Park against Coercion of Ulster
by Army, and ttuyy ; at bottom Ulster Volunteers in retreat during maneuvers crossing bridge to
take up new position. ' ' ! -
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'SHOOT. KING IS CRT OF
LONDON, May itf. (Associated
1 '"" vMreie..,-.-Hi.0ot
.the King!" and " Down with King
'George, the tyrant!" were frequent
j exclamations at a conference of the
'Women's Hocial ami Political Union
Kvery mention of King George whs
greeted with biases by tlio Urge throng
of militaut suffrsgettcs present. .
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STEAMER ROYAL EDWARD
LONDON, May 2S.-r (Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) The steam
ship Royal Edward is reported to have
collided with an iceberg, head ou, about
110 miles off Cape Race. . . ,',
Latest information received here is to
the effect that but little damage was
done to the vessel, no leaks being oc
casioned by the collision and the stein
being but slightly twisted, .
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LONDON, May 21. (Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) The gov
ernment has ouce more assumed a bel
ligerent and contrary attitude regard
ing the Panama-Pacific International
Exposition, to be hold in San Francisco
in 1915. '
The hope is freely expressed in di;do
matic aud governmental cirales that
Asquith will refrain from makiug a na
tional exhibit. ,
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MAYOR GALLS A
Frontage Tax Laws Will Be Dis
cussed at Gathering to Be
The frontage tux laws will be dis
cussed at a public meeting called by
Mayor Kern for tomorrow night, in the
mukai pavilion of the Young Hotel.
The Ouhii 1'entral Improvement t!om
mtttec requested the muyur to call the
riti.eiiM of llonolulii together In ordor
that they can stute their wishes as to
the geuerul policy to be adopted by the
The ilisi-usNiou will be on the question
whether the applieation of tho law
tdiall be general over the entire city, or
tdi it 1 1 apply to only the residential dis
tricts.' ''. ' ' ' :, :...
The ritizeiiM will alto be asked to de-.
cide on the percentage of taxation un
der this Jaw. There will be a very
large turnout as this is one of the big
questions of the day,'. 4
GNORES PLATFORM; WANTS
LINCOLN. Nebraska, May 20. (As
soiiuted Press. by Federal Wireless) r
Governor Moreheal yesterday an
nounced his candidacy to succeed him
self. He was elected two years ago
on a platform which contained a one
term gubernatorial plank.
W. Naile aud Pua No. 2 uudertook
to settle a family quarrel with nature's
weapons 011 Kiver near Beretania street
yesterday morning, but a strong-armed
miuion of the law hove in sight and
before the men had warmed up to the
lruy he carte.) both of tbem off to
jail. 'I lie v will explain their conduct
to the judge this morning.
r UlUUIUrtL I IILI1I
Symphony , ConcsrtVat Opert
House! Demonstrates ihWilo :
i Tnolulu Has Talented Artists.
Vv.-.Vv.i V"; -,' i".",i'
I Last hlcht's rmi himy enncert at ti
Opera House wss an unq lallflod suecat
and augurs well for a repeated sue cesr
en Friday evening. - In viW of this
fact there seems te be no reason wh)
these concerts should not be given at
regular intervals, as- this would not
only be a treat to the ' uiusie lovinr
public, but wool I result in still highai
level of excellence being attained by
the orchestra. . It Is now- over a yeai
since the last concert was given, am
that the demand exists was shown by
last night's attendance, '
Under the able cpnductorshlp of Prof
Carl Miltner, the soeietr opened witl
Beethoven's "Second Symiihony ii
1). four movements, and the genera
air of joyous mirth pervading thi
whole being finely interpreted. Thii
was followed by Llsat'a "HungSriai
Fantasie," for piano . and orchestra
Mrs. Elsa Cross Howard being the sola
1st. The pianist's ' rendition of tin
light, delicate, rippling musio ravisha
the ear with sheer (eauty of tone, hoi
an enthusiastie recall followed. Mrs
Howard playing Chopin's "Polonaise'
in A flat. Hartog's "Gavotte" wa
well executed, and in the coni-ludini
number, the overture te- "Willinir
Tell," the orchestra succeeded in ent"h
ing admirably the spirit of Rossini '(
norm, exotic muaia. ' .
Mrs. Hbward domonsrated her versa
til't v by also playing with the. secon
The Hawaiian band were present a
guests of the Symphony Society, and
largo numner 01 scnool cbiidren attend
ed, a specially low price having beer
mane lor tnein. ....
Following was the detailed program
1. Second Hymphony in I. , .Boethover
(1) Adagio Molto. Allegro con
(2) Larghetto. ' : "
. (3) Keherxo and Trio.' Allegro.
(4) Allegro Mol to.. ..'
llnnuarian Fantasia ......... Lift
For Piano and Orchestra.
Mrs. Elsa Cross Howard, soloist.
S. Gavotte ."Serenade".. ;. , Hartog
4. Overture "William Tell". i. Rossiu
Folluwing is the personnel of the or
First violins-Mrs. A. B. Ingalls, Mrs
H, D. Mead, O, K, Wall. William A
Love, Rolert A. Palmer, John Clifford
K. Utnger, i'. t, James.
Second violins Mrs. Elia Crots How
ard, Miss Julia Hollinger, Charles 1.
Brown, Harry Roberta, Dr. Joseph F.
Baptist, Miti-hel . Gerasimos, Ernest
Violas Miss Bessie Hopper, George
Oboe F, M. Bechtel,
ClHriuets-r-C. P. Kalelkoa, P. N.
Violiucellos Miss Alice Hopper, B.
L. Marx, Dr. George F. 8traub.
Cornets James McCabe, 0. J.
Contra Basnes K. Peters, Stephen
Trombones Joseph K, Kana, F, 8.
Tuba A. V. Hogan.
French horns C, A. Brown, L. Wai
man. Flutes J. Rosenstein, C, A. Desky,
Tympauis E. Grune,
Brokers Declare That Number of
Plantations Will Resume Pay
ments of Dividends This Sum
mer Provided Prices Do Not
Fali Below Their Present Level
Sugar storks were sgn'n quite active
on the . local exchange , ynsWriny,
Brokers stated that a number of plan- .
tations will umloiibteiliy resume 1 pay- .
meut of dividends Ihis summer, pro
vtdeit prices lo not again fall below .
their prescut level. '
IL li. Walker, manager 'of 'the Ha-'
walian Trust Coim;iany.. said that the .
plantations will probnldy not sntici
pate returns, but will wait until the
receipts from sales are actually at
hand. In other words, dividends will '
be .' occasional instead of at stated
monthly or quarterly intervals. ...
Furthermore, said Mr. Wnlker, many
of the agencies will begin to accumu
late a cash surplus to carry the idanta-
ions- over the perio.1 of free sugar.
hich bruins two years hence.
, Does Not Look for Change. ; '
"The Democrats will not, for party ''
essons, again bring up the tariff laws '
or amendment during th's sdminUtra-.
tion, It would be almost a nur.icls for
he Republicans and Progressives to
ilevt the two-thirds majority In con-
ress that would cnalile the protection
sts to psss an amended tariff law over '
he presidential veto. The Republicans
vill again return to power in 1918, but
he new President and the new tengresa
lo not take office until March, 117."
Mr. walker std tlist be figures that
here will be free sugar -from May I,
916, to September or October, .1917,
kd the planters will have to. Usance
hemselves for at least, -aixteen or eight-, :
en months. j -I . , ' . '..
'With free stigarfin effect, Hawaii
rill find it pretty .difficult to borrow
loney for fltiaaclug' the sugar Indus- -.
ry,", he addetl. ,V . ; ' '
hor this reason It is not the part
f wisdom,-Mr;- Walker said,' for the .'
lantations to di Jiurse nil ot their net
raflts . $' dTudn ' trt, - shareholders. I,
lowever, smalt 'dividi-nitn will be die-
turned from time to time as the gen
ral trend of tho sugar market and the
.icney market permit. ' j
. ' No Chance for Dividend. :. '
T. II. Prtrie of Castle ft Cooke stated
0 The Advertiser last night that there
a no foundation to the rumor current
n "the street" that Waiulua Would
av a dividend. in the near futnre.
: It. II. Walker said that all the plan- '
'ations have put numerous economies .
nto effect during the past season.
This and the exceptionally heavy crops
.hrvested during 1U 14 have put the
ndustry in a good deal better shape .
'han was aiitieiated six months ago. '
If present prices maintain until the .
ntire ID 14 crop is harvested. Hawaii)
vill be four or five million dollars bet
,er off than it thought it would be. '
OF AOIAT TO HAWAII
Major General William II. Carter,
cominauder of the Hawaiian Depart-,',,
neut, addressed .the members and
guests of the Commercial Club yester
iay noon on "The Function of the
Commercial Club iu a Community." .
He said that it is the business men .
of any city who lay out the lines of '
.he commercial future thaf must be
followed. , ' .'-
"1 always like to speak to the busl- Y
uess men," he said, " because the mill,
tary and commercial interests are close- '
ly related. Trade suit roiuiuerio follow .
the Flag." '',. . , - ,
He stated his firm belief that Ha
waii is to be. come a commercial center '
of world-linportunee during the; next,
quarter century. : ' '
"Not only is this group of Islands '
tho key to the military defeuse of the
l"aclfic Const, but Hawaii is destined '
to take foremost rank as a commercial
center when the opening of the Panama
Canal diverts the immeuse transpaeifie
world's traflic- in this direi-tion," . he
said. "The Army is prepared to help
all Hawaii in more ways than simply
spending money here."
lie spoke of the .sincere interest in I
all things Hawaiian which would al
ways be a possession of every soldier .
who has served bis three-year term in
these beautiful Llands.
Other guests of the club were t. Brig. '
Geu. Clarence R. Kdwards, Col. Arrhl- ,
bald Campbell, Major . A. S. Conklin,
Hear Admiral C. B. T. Moore, Gover
nor L. E. IMnkham, Secretary W. W. Thayer
and D. L. Coukling treasurer of
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FOR COMING ELECTION
A meeting of tbe Democratic Terrl-,
torial Cent ml Committee was held last
night. M. C. Paeheco , presided, . The
purpose of the meeting wss to prepare
to comply with the direct primary law.
'dicers of precinct clubs and nieuilers
of the central committee are to be elect
ed ou duly 8.' Nominations for these
oilkes are to close on June H, ,
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