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HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, TCF.SDAY. 'Jt'LY 14, 1914. -SEMI-WEEKLY. ,
WHOLE NtJMRER 3919
Adopt Platform and Adjourn at
naif-Past One, Delegates Well
Satisfied With Results Accom-
. pushed Andrews Will Probab
ly Be Chosen As Chairman of
' the Party.
. Sitting nntil half psst one o'clock
this morning, the Republican tenritorUl
convention, which had convened at ten
'clock In the' morning, concluded lti
labor In perfect harmony, adopting
platform that bring the party again
forward at the one which Hawaii must
endorse if tha prosperity that was her
until a year ago I to be her again.
While the Delegate to Congress had
number of strong supporter on the
floor, they were largely outnumbered
among the delegate. Tha only mani
festation of this, however, wt the final
rote taken. In which tue " suggestion
that tha Delegate, who wa present, ba
Invited to address ths convention "on
tha good of tha party" waa voted down.
Many Discussion. ,
Thar wera a number of discussions
regarding some of tha planks of tha
platform adopted, but with minor ex
ception the work of tha platform com
mittee waa approved. This committee
had considered score of planks and
tha result of it work splendidly typl-
m - A A. jl I - .v. . a- 1
faaiieasly with tha' questions before tha
voter for settlement."
Tha convention as a whole was splen
didly handled, the debates being con
ducted along sane . and constructive
lines, not lacking In fervor and earneSt--neaa,
howevtr. ' Itli'Vu due -In a
large measure to1 tha admirable rulings
of Chairman Judd.
Andrew a Chairman. '
' While no choir for a chairman of
night, the election of Lorrln Andrew
as ft member from the fourth district
was taken by thos at the convention
as meaning that he has consented to
take tha position. Tha contest In tha
fourth district delegation wa the only
on fought out, balloting being neces
sary for s choice, . ' -
MOENINO SESSION. .
With but little eeremony, and yet
with determination to work harmo
niously together and get through the
job as expeditiously as (possible, the
. territorial Republican platform commit
tee got down to business yesterday
morning at ten o'clock, ' "" .
With Robert W. Bhingle, chairman of
the territorial Republic central com
mittee, presiding, and F.ll J. Crawford,
..mturv t,t tha Mint eommittee. at the
desk as secretary pro tem., the business
of the day began with the reading of
tha call.- The roll call developed the
faet thst 139 delegates, out of a total
of 152, were present, either in person
or by proxy. ; .". . , ' .
"Before taking up the next order of
Insiness,' said Chairman Bhingle, "I
crave your indulgence ana win
" to you letter from the retiring terri-
sonai r r n . i u ....... - -
was as follows: ' . , '
; Report of Retiring Oommltu.
"Gentlemen: The present territorial
. t,M Roiiiihliean nartV. OD
ruiiumifc' w. --- - ' ; , - , rt
the eve of its retirement m u mo
tion of new eommittee, desire to re
port to the convention that the intef
Mt manifested throughout the Terri
tory in the affair or our party points
to in overwhelming Republican victory
in the coming campaign., We Had no
apathy anywhere; on the contrary, en
ergy and determination appear to be
the rule. Prospects have never been
brighter. . . .. .
"At a meeting held by the eommittee
on Tuesday, July 7, the chairman-was
requested to communicate to the con
vention its opinion tt certain sub
jects should be treated in the platform
which your convention will adopt. The
...nn.ifa rniku no suirgPHtion what-
-ever as to how any of these subjects
shall be treated. It simply, for the
i.f.m.iinii nf vnur fon-vsntion, luy
;u" " ...v...... hi..h
w,Mrrkm VAII M I1HE DX UWli-Vi"
x. a.. ,.Mfiunmiif nf th alTairs or
h niirtv. it has become acquainted
with and recognises ss proper mattrrs
iar consideration. It is confident tuai
the Intelligence, ability and patriotism
of the members or tne eonvt-uwou
of ft wlatform on
mau w asj7 '!- , ..
which every Republican candidate, will
L roud to stand, and which appeals
strongly to our electorate.
; : A Few Convention Snapshots : ::
; CHARLES A. RlCrt .
S'uiidy an , Interested OnlooVer,
, "rr'a JUST UK3S THIS." - 1
William Thompson and R. W, Shinglu
, Argued It Out." , 1'
"The-, following subjects' suggest,
themselves to the committee: " '
.i "The tariff.. . . i ,
"Tho present business depression.
. "Laud, pastoral and agricultural
" llomosteading and assisting home
" Water question. . .. ', "1 '
x" Immigration and comervstion. of
hatiiral resources. ".. " ' '
. "Citizen labor on . federal public,
works. . !' ' . - ' . ' ' ' ' " ' '
" Improvement of the preeeut public
utilities set. y i' , . t ' "'
"l-aws for protecting working men.
" " I'crfcction and extension primary
election, laws. - .. ;i
".Mainland appointment. . t;
"Protest against .: the Demoeratie
proponitiou to send mainland lepers to
Molokai. ; l.'-:
"Riht to vote in congress. . .
. i 'fStstehood. .' '
Woman-Suffrage, .v" . .' ,
' ' Kndorsement of liquor law. . ' ,
"Settlement, on queen.
'Wharves and landings. 1 ,; .
"1'romotion of commeree by the
o)ening of Katihl harbor and general
Improvement in all harbors Dy reaerai
government. . ' ; . .. :. -'
"Public health with strong reeom
memlation touching tubereulosi.
"Territorial assistance..: to . promoi
tion with covernmeutal rPpresentatlon
"Providing for the people of the
city and county of Houolulu, to revise
tneir charter. , . . , . v
"Protection of the plant and fruit
industries. : ; . " . . v
" ICstaUishiiig a fish hatchery with
ultimate view of securing federal alii,
" Kxtension of the civil . aervice
based on the merit system, to embrace
practical examinations In both - bug-
lish and Hawaiian. ' .
" Better taxation laws. ' w
' "Modernizing the system of account
ing of the territorial and county gov
"Hoclsl and public welfare.'
" ReapportiomnSut of senator and
representatives of the legislature.
; "Your committee must not be un
derstood as even intimating that all
of these subjects shall be treated
the platform, or that other shall pot
denial Cook of MolokaL
r i i
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N ; A MAUI CAUCUS. '"' . ,
Ciiire 1. Cooke and Chnrley Wilcnx,'
THE TEMPO RART CHAIRMAN.
A.' Y. Judd Talks to Fifth" Dktrlet
- Delegation. . - . '
be We merely wish to aid a ' much
as loniMe vour work
"With )wHt ' winhes for
knew will be a harmonious
Chairman Enlngia's Addreas.
At this time Chairman Hhingle ad
dressed the convention, saying:
"tientlemeu:--lt is apparent on ev
ery side that the people of Hawaii
were never more convinced oi m-w
pacity and ability of the Republican
party to successfully handle the affairs
of the government than at the presout
moment. That is woy were is going w
be an overwhelming Republican aucccs
u November. , -
."Perhaps all of lis do not know the
whvs and wherefores of the initiative,
reforSndiim and recall, but we need no
course in college to understand toe (in
ference between prosperity ami tlepres-
sion, . Maybe wa are an a niuu mt buj
on the projier construction of the Hay
l'auncefote treaty concerning tho ex
emption of Panama Canal tolls but no
studies of the intricacies ana tecnuicai
ities of international law Is necessary
to enable us to understand that a r'
dueed price for sugar iloes not help our
Territory very materially.
"President Wilson's 1 watchful wait
ing policy in Mexico may be all right
so far as that revoliition ri J.len republic
is concerned,' but it .doesn't make divi
dends, and doesn't provide work for the
unemployed, and doesn t promote enter
prise snd doeu t .Increase wage in
this country. .. '
, v Won Than the Fruit Fast.
"Not a man in .this Territory, out
side of the insaue asylum and the re
cently arrived colony of mainland of
fice holders, dares argue seriously that
Democratic rule, so far a Hawaii is
. , -. . . , . , . "TW , m 1
in C.V . : . ' ',- "V . ' , It : r
-' -crv''''- ,. ' V :.ti -.'. ' ; , 1 , - j '
BUlr Sheldon. ' " ' CoL Knox. Uign Henry. . , . Oacar Col. "BiU" prummond. uaai rogarty.
i ' HE SHOULD WORRT.
Chinnce Cooke, ( Imirmnn of the Reso'
,' lutioiis Committee. ,
, - ,0f,'.WlT'' f.
.Not - ted "to. l.lkn on a Hot Day.
concerned, is not worse than the Medi
terrsneuB fruit fly, the cotton boll wea
vil and the cane-borer. -
"The .enumeration of wrongs which
this Territory has suffered at the hands
of the penioeratie party would consume
too much time.- On the tariff bill, we
got it in the neck at every turn. Sugar,
we all know about, 'l Be duty on rice
cut in two. Wool and beet on the free
list. Duties on fruit were reduced and
a proposition to put a small duty on
bananas defeated. AH of this to reduce
the. cost of liviug. In Hawaii the
Democratic party ha already succeeded
admirably iu reducing the cost of .Uv
ing by leaving us with but little money
10 live on, . ..
' All Eager to Aid.
,' "Iu conclusion, gentlemen of the con
vention, I, as the retiring territorial
chairman, fee) gratified that it la no dis
rupted, disgruntled organization which
shall ass under the control of my suc
cessor and bis colleague on the com
mittee. The gatheriug here today oi
earnest, intelligent Republicans devoted
to tha principle of the party and eagei
to do all in their power to aid our figh
for the prosjienty vnli-h 1 bound to
follow Republican success, Is sufficient
evidence of that fact. 8atinfkM am
that your important labors of tolay wil
be harmoniously, intelligently and abh
attended tot that you will adopt con
structiv platform aud one snfliciently
progressive in its ideas as to obviau
the necessity, if any ever existed, of
third party movement within the Ter
ritory; aud that you wilpall return ft
your home determined to make the pro
(Continued on Fags Three)
CE OF PEOPLE
Everyone of the Thirty-Two
Flanka CwefuHy Considered;
Each On 3 Deals With a Prob
lem Important Either to the
Welfare . of the Territory In
F articular Or the Nation at
The Republican territoriul platform,
as adopted by the convention this
morning, is: " .'. . , . ,' '
. . .' PHEAMBLK. ' v .
The Republican party, assembled by
its duly elerted representative in Terri
torial ronvention, hereby declares its
nnrhanging faith in the principles as.
sorted and vitalized by the Constitution
of our Country,
. We renew our unswerving allegiance
to the prlueiplcs of the Republican
paity of the United Htntes, and do here
,iy pledge our cause to the principles of
orernmcnt of the. people, by the peo-
le, for the people.
The greatest mission of the Ilepubli-
un piirty tins been to exalt the humsn
nee, equalize political anil industrial
ipporlunities and preserve unimpeaeh
ible iiiHtitiitious of justice. Cndcr its
iroresKive and constructive statesman
hip fiir'iunti-y hns jjrown to be one
.f the Krentest of the civilised and
lvilizinn ' rations. Under its ' admin
stri.tioim sad polit-ies the ambitious
nd InduhtriotM from other lands have
ever been denied a home, the riht to
rerdoin, entire Imlejiendence In riht
loinp, ii nd peifeit' liberty in the pursuit
if happiners.' It has always main
, aiued the prosperity of the nation; pro
tected the woi'kiuginan and American
ndustries) promoted ilomestie and for
eign eoiiiuirne, and bus, indeed, always
pheld at borne and abroad the honor
nd the glory of our Country agaiurt
the vit issitttdes of the times.
- I'ndor the eonst.rurtive
f .1,- li..n.iKIIn ,,.,) Il.w.l. I
ha developed 10 be a gres industidal
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fouimonwpalt.' Our social sud Indus
trial inHtitutions, Which the Republican
party has so wisely fostered and do
veloped,. stsnd forth a a tribute to the
soundness of its policies. - -
The Republican party in Hawaii now,
its always, is prepared to go forward
with the. solution' of nil questions oen-
erning our many phases. of life, and to
he end that these inlands may be pro
tected by its liberal, progressive and
(instructive policies, it pledges it can-
didst.es for public office to the fulfilment
of all .it promises.
' TARIFF". . 'I
We denounce In empliaMe terms the
unwise and injurious legislation which
the' Democratic party has enacted under
he present administration, regulating the
tariff schedules,, by imposing upon our
Island. Territory the evil of , their prin
ciple - of free trade, thereby producing
a demoralizing effect on the sugar ludus
try, the predominant industry of the Is
lands. This legislation has caused the
values of our properties, to depreciate;
compelling the suspension of the employ
ment of hundreds or workinguien re
tarding the progress of business enter
prises, and creating the Buffering of want
tnd need in the busies of hundreds of our
fforkingmen. .Depreciation in property
values baa caused an increase In the tax
stion rates and has burdened the work
Ingmen with heavier taxes, while' their
wages and opportunities to work are being
lessened. , . , '
- That the electorate of the Territory of
Hawaii will iu Novemlier of this year, by
he election tif a Republican Delegate to
Congress, ,'v and Republican ' officials
hroughout tb Islnmls, vigorously protest
iguinst the continuance or thess aisaa-
4 rous policies, we doubt not. We do ap-
leal, howewr; to the electorate to ,iiiaks
Jiat protest as nearly unanimous a poa
(i bio, in order that the Cuiigrcu of the
' (HintinuiQ on t'ago tour)
New Haven Looted Result of
Criminal Neglitfence Says Inter
: state Commerce Commission.
WA8HINUTO.V, July 1. Aseocl
a ted Press by Federal Wireless) The
reckless u.-e of millions of dollars like
so much stage money, with big rorpd
rntions being played as pawns In the
grant game for which New England's
rich transportstloa resources was th
prise was revealed to the interstate
commerce commission 's report of the
affairs of the New Haven Railroad,
which was made nubile yerterday
"Criminal neeligenre, eonstit tin
one of the mnt clerine instsnce
maladmitiiHtrstion i the bistory of
American railroadin'V is another char
aeterization of the methods of the com
psnv contained In ths eqaunission's re
It Is estimated that as a result of
the condition of the company's affairs
the stockholders have lost between 03,.
000,0(10 and ,0O0,flO0, with but little
recoverable.; In return they have on
their hnnds properties which will pay
no dividends, est the earnings of the
parent railroad and be S burden 'for
many years. . - ' ,
According to the findings of the com'
mission, dummy corporations wers fre
quently ueed to serve the purposes of
the directors of the corporation, while
vast sum were spent to influence pun
Kcitv Slid ' stifle political hostility.
Trolley and steamxhip lines, it Is found
were punhased with a reckless extrava
irsnee under the policy of the Moicnn
Mellen regime, Whose sole desire was
to .complete a monopoly of the isew
Fntrlsnil transportation facilities.
It is pointed .out that the methols
lollowed were In violation oi ine leu
eral statutes. .:,.
MEM grasps live
WIRE AliO LOSES LIFE
r're,! Willing, a linemau In the em
. ..... , u. L-i,..i. ('nii,i,v I
l'"V ' "'""- T"Ui4inillU' l.mi.A.vnu
viiirt.i venter hv srtcrnoon snorviv 1
before Bve 0 clock. While woiking o
an electric light pole on the Kalihi uka
road near the Kanuhumeha tSchools,
Willing accidentally cupped a, wire
with his hands. Thirty-two hundred
volt of electricity passed through hii
body and ha was knocked from the
pole : He fell to the ground, a distance
of twenty feet, breaking hi neck.
Death was almost instantaneous. An
Inquest will be held today, ' l. '
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MAY SEND MARINES
TO SOUTH AMERICA
assMSasMasaa ' J
WASHIKOTOX. July 13. (As
sociated Press by Fe4erl Wireless)
Unsntanamo has been named a 'the
noint at which 700 marine are ordered
to concentrate in preparedness lor ser
vice, nrovided they are needed to in
tervene In the revolution threateuing
in Haiti and ban to Domingo,
DIRECTORS MAY BE
SUED BY STOCKHOLDERS
BOSTON. Massachusetts, July 13.
? Associated Preso by Federal Wireless)
The - minority stockholders demand
that the director of the .New Hafen
corporation Join with them in a auit to
recover the sum of $125,000,000, at
which figure they place their estimate
of the loss, through the manipulation 01
the road funds.
William Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan
Lewi Ledyard and other old director!
of the company will be named a de
fendant provided the minority demand
t complied with. .'
ROOSEVELT MAKES AN
v APPEAL FOR WOMEN
'NEW. YORK, July- 14. (Associated
Pre bv Federal Wireless) Theodore
Roosevelt, in the course of his address
in the cause of the Progressive Party
campaign in New York said last night
that the non-representation of women
in the constitutional convention to be
held ia 1915 would b a rank injustice.
Only Armed Entry of Rebel
Troops to City of Mexico Will
Put End to Bevoiution, &ays
General Carranza; Dictator II u
erta May Abdicate Today.
Chihuahua, Mexico, July ' i4.
(Associated Fres by Federal Wireless)
Oeaeral Villa announced here ' last
night that the plan of retirement of
fered by Dictator Ifuerta is unaccept
able to him. .
This determination on the part af
the rebels to continue the revolution
to a derisive' conclusion wa emphasixed -
by General Carranza, who announced
that whoever la named as Provisional
resident with the abdication of Tiuerta
ill not be recognized by his forces,
and that only by the armed entry of
the Constitutionalist troop into, the
Citv of Mexico can the revolution be
successfully terminated. i
IS EXPECTED TODAY
WASHINGTON, July H. (Assocl
sted Press by Federal WireleesWTb
Hrar.ilian minister at the City of Mex
ico last night telegraphed to tWretnrf
of tUat Bryan that Dictator Huerta'a
lesignatlon is expected at the Mexican
rapital either today or tomorrow. ,
Minister Snare learned today, while
tnlking with Boe.rctary Itrvan, .'thst
while the United States will not' offi-
cially recognize Carbajal as Provisional
President of Mexico, this country. will
not be dieinclined to trest him inform
ally nntil a .transfer of the power of
government to the Constitutionalists is
possible. 1 " . ' "
tt-t a TTTrrr -p tt t n h t-
TO CONVEY IIUZTA
VERA CRL'Z, Mexico. Julv 13. .( As
sociated Pres by Federal Wirele-H)
The two-mile gsp left In the rnilroad
between this city and the City of Mex
ico is being rapidly repaired, a gang of
four h a oil rod laborers being employed.
It is believed President Huerta will
be the flrst passenger to go over th
reconstructed road. .
DISEASE AT VERA CRUZ
. , , CLAIMS AN orncsE
VERA CRUZ, Mexico, July 14. (As
sociated Pres by Federal Wireless)
Captain C. 8. Owen of , . the United
Htates marines, died here today, a vic
tim of dysentery. He is the first officer
to succumb from this affliction since
the occupation of this place by the'
. . . - . .
BORDER TROOPS FIRED
U : ON BY ME&
DOUGLAS, Arixona, July 14. (As-
rociated Tres by Federal Wireless)
A brisk, but harmless exchange of rifle
fire occurred between three members
of the Niuth Cavalry and fifteen Mex
ican irregular Sunday night on tho
itew Mexico border.
. The Mexican had crossed the line
and - were engaged iu stealing tattle
when the American soldiers came ppoa
"The Mexicans opened fafi, which' was
returned by the Americans. The Mex
icans ecaed across the border; - No
one wa injured.
FILE PROTEST AGAINST
WASHINGTON, July 14. (As
sociated Press by Federal Wireles)
Costa Rita and Salvador have filed ex
tensive protest against the Nioaraguan
treaty convention. The proposed pro
tectorate of the United Vtataa, . jthey
claim,' would impair the autonomy of
all the Central American governments.
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