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From S.F.:
Nippon Marti. JuL12.
For S. F.t
Chlyo Maru, July 16.
From Va n comer:
Zealand's, July 17.
For Yanromt-rt
Marama, July jc.
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Hawaiian .Star, Vol. XV. No. 23. '
Evening Bulletin. Est. Ufc2, yo.
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Won't Stay on Plantations, and
Sugar Men Meet and De
termine Policy r
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WltK figures before them showing
that out of "2,000 Russians brought to
the islands only 197 have remaine
as plantation laborers, trustees of th
Hawaiian Smrfft Planters' Association
met this morning, and after full and
thorough discussion, concluded that
they wre not in favor of continuing
Die present system oZ assisted . Hus
hiari immigration. '
This attitude of the trustees will be
foiiowed tomorrow by a meeting of
the territorial board of immigration,
at which the Russian labor question
will be taken up, and it is foreseen
that the board will take action look
lag to the termination of the system
carried on under Its supervision.-
The recall of Commissioner Victor
S. Clark from Manchuria, where he
has gone to look into the situation
there, is a logical . result . expected
Irora t the board's prophesied action,
and Hawaii will (hereafter officially
bring in . no more Russians, br only
a scattered few who come 'to join
families already here. - -(
PJantert Attitude.
The planters association, It is 'era-i
,Vhl!Llzcl bj' .CiViirmaji Jtcfc Vj: -1 ye rShnJiXTS TO ttATCH-TlIEGITII-,
, X the' board of immigration, does DOtJ , x . .
Attempt in'aiiysway to dictate to-the , ; ; : ":"'.'' " I"
Mei ritorlal board wiiat the board shall
do. The planters are wining lor the
aboard to continue Russian: Immigra
Itiori fjrovldrnc 'employment can be
found for the Immigrants. But the
. planters cannot guarantee to take the
Russian immigrants, and their ex-
, perience on the plantations does not
justify .them-in doing so. ? j";
The board is therefore facing the
alternatives of bringing Russians here
without any assurances that' they can
be given employment, or of storing
the assisted immigrants altogether.
This latter alternative is one that
Chairman Ivers rather Inclined to in
discussion of the matter this morning.
Mr. Ivers was present at tlremeeF
ing of the Planters Association direc
tors. Ha. says .that the board is fac-
ing the figures already quoted, 197 re
maining on the plantations out of
2,000 bjought' here, and the figures
are conclusive.
"The' situation Is just ."this." said
Mr. Ivers when asked as to the
board's probable policy, "only a lim
ited number of plantations are ask
ing for the labor, and the figure?
f how that ihe Russians are not re
maining on th, . plantations. The
planters jaite willing for th
I card to continue the system if we
CPU find employment. But ve can
i:ot be s ire wo will find It for any
i.wmber of- Russians, outside of tthe
I lantatlonv i i
'It is ?. rn hcr difficult problem to
li ndle. The board, will hold;a(meet
mg tomorrow, and I should exiect
that "in- xUv,' of the ver.v plain situa
txn, it is quite possible we could not
' foel .Justif.eO in continuing this inv
migration." ;
The bol d Nill not lack for a labor
supply, Teven. should the Russian im
migration be stopped. European im
migrants are anxious to come here,
and were it not for the exorbitant
charter rates an immigration ship
would probably how be following the
Hamano, a Jr ese, was struck on
the head by an empty bottle wielded
by a man" he says was Morimoto,
. "man with a grudge. The assault
took place on Hotel street near the
- Young Hotel.
Special Sale of Safes
H. E HeSiCK, Ltd.,
Phon 2543 Merchant and Alake
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urn zur gefl Mlttheilung. dastj vvir
Alakea Str.
Conditorei Eroef f nen
cn vp;wrmlcn wir nur allerbestos Rohi ;. : -. ; ..' -; "'
ilneund reolle Ware fjarahtieren Durch laPrOblem Will Be Solved fOf AH
n (Jeschaeften hind wir In dor Lage
iten, CScburtstagen, CafTee.
lest ens cinpfohlcn.
Thee und Dj
Hochachtungsvoll, J
To) A fTVf
s Bariery.
Eleckk km
Co., Ltd.
ings Nervous Wear
U wear away nertoui strength, and
f dtsk as to the manager in his luxurl
Secretary of the Interior Fisher is
expected to arrive in Honolulu early
next -month, this depending, however,
on the theory that Congress, will ad
journ during the latter part of the
present month. i
"Passage has been engaged for him
on the Shlnyo Maru, which is sched
uled .to reach here - August 9," said
Governor Frear this morning, "but ten
tative passage also "has been booked
for the Secretary on the Korea, which
arrives a few days earlier, and on the
Siberia, which comes a few days'
later.,-''.--;; ;. J ;
"The date of Congress adjournment
is problematical, guesses at Washing
ton ranging from the middle of July to
the same time in August. The admin
istration was inclined to think the
end would be reached about the lat
ter part of the present month.
. "We are anxious to have the Sec
retary come at the earliest moment
possible, and - he probably will start
westward assoon as Congress has fin -
jished its work."
Trustees of the Chamber cf Com-nierx-e
at a ineetlnjj this afternoon will
have put up to them an appeal for fi
nancial support tor the volcano obser
vatory at . Kilauea. ;
The appeal comes froru Prof.- TJ A.
Jasgar, the eminent volcanologist who
is devoting his time to study of Ki
lauea and its varying moods and whose
work, with that of his fellow-experts,
H attracting world-wide attention to
What the trustees will do could not
le forecast today. They recognize the
value of the work being done, but are
not overburdened with funds and have
many heavy calls upon their treasury.
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Jed T:mo Qouc.Moinp Pho'afh-
am, Chief Q. M.
Ppocont Qhnrt?ano a Qorinnc
Problem and Job W:il Be
- Rushed to Completion -
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 10.
pThe sundry civil appropriation bill
Was reported to the Senate today, i It
arr(es an item of $175,000 for a water
ystem for Schofield Barracks.
"If this $175,000 appropriation be
omes available, the water question
or all time," $aid Major B. - Frank
iheatham, chief quartermaster of the!
pnnrtmpnt. this mornine when shown
he above cable. "The money is for
Ictual development work, which has
Uready been started,, and 'the result
Mil . be all the water that ; can- pos
ibly be heeded at the post. Wevhave
lready on hand about $60,000 for im-
Iroving ' the water system, ; and - this.
h addition to the sum mentioned in
e bill,. will carry out- the scheme
at has been decided upon.
The plan is to impound the waters
ora the south iorK oi rtne ivauso-
ahua" in a large reservoir in the
ills, and pipe t it a distance vof ap-
roximately five miles to the - site of
e present post, v In the higher levels
e water is to be carried in an open
e rough' country,' and the1 contract
r digging this ditch was let. some
eeks ago .td Okita, a Japanese con-
ractor. . . v . . . : v : .
ids Too High. - ' r ! ;
fOn the same date ;blds for the con
kit" ction . of, the reservoir were open-
oung Engineering ; Co.,v gof . a .trifle
ver ?44,000. . ..Thla , bid has been re
jected 'as belng.f.toohigh, the est!
mates of. .'.the. quartermaster's en
gineers being far below the proposal.
Major Cheatham will readyertise. for
bids, and if an appreciable cut isn't
made on the next trial; the work will
be;done by day labor. , ' . , -. -:
Plates for the' pipe" line 'are being
made 'in San Francisco, and the' bal
ance of the work 'will be done by the
Honolulu Iron Works when the plates
arrive.' , '.
At the present . time the water
shortage Is a very serious question at
Leilehua, and-as; soon as the large ap-
proprlatlon is available, work on the
developmenrwlll berrushed,
We havejntr'or water for-
Btruction now,' said Major Cheatham,
-out we get it. irom, a aiiierent -source
than the post. The water that we are
using at fthe site of 'the "permanent
post comes from "below the Wahiawa
dam, and is pumped up to a big stor
age tadk. ; I t$i& offered to let' the(
post quartennastert cpjinect with this;
system1 for the jujsp th stooX the:
W'ater to be "pumped from the gate
up to , the . present h npst A.This . water .
that we - are tisin for. construction .
purposes isn't particttlarjx good, -hile
the post supply, that conies froni the
hills, is fine water. For. this reason
it wouldn't be well to mix the two,
and' if it Is found necessary to use
tViQ otrn rHrn -orator fnrtVio etrlr
It will first be passed through septic Pressed to his wife,-the body 0
tanks. - ' - . - liam P. McGrail; chief clerk In the
"Probably these rains - of the last depot quartermaster's office, was c re
few days have helped out consider- mated this - morning, .and., the ashes
ably, for ihe Schofield water now conveyed tothe entrance of the har
comes from tunnels In the hills; and' foor and with-fitUng rites scattered to
any amount ' of- rain seeps r right he' waters "of the Pacific. "
through and immediately increases i jr McGrail's death followed an op-
the supply."
" .
Final foreclosure suits have h;e:i gnafter hospital. .
settled against J. JDowney Harvey of. Before submittibg to the operation,
San Francisco, former president of he secured a promise - from his' wife,
the defunct Ocean Shore Tiailroad.: vMrs. Grace McGrail,' that she would
Over $390,000 worth of , his- property respect his wishes as to the 4 disposl
was seized and sold to satisfy a bank Hon" of his body in case the operatibn
mortgage. ,; ... -; . ;.;r,?'; .. . proved fatal. . , . ,; .,-
"Six n nines, fifteen 'n fours, nine
teen 'n eights, twenty-seven 'h "
"I beg your pardon, broke in a girl
ish voice, but have you a room with
a bath, a room large enough for two?"
Floyd Emmons, office secretary of
the Y. M C A. and desk clerk every
morning from 7:30 to 12, looked up
from a column of figures and surveyed
the speaker in astonishment. She was
a blonde young woman t aged about
eighteen, and was .accompanied by. ah
elderly woman", presumably her mother.
0 Mn;y:r'-y
Breckons Believes few
affects AH U; S;' Cbn-
tract lbr ; :
Appliea-to Cohcerris Working
on Special Governrtlent -
: Contracts ; , '
"Contract labor for' the Territory of
Hawaii wfU- be affected by. the new
Federal -eight-hour law, as interpreted
by Attorney General Wickersham," said
United States District Attorney 'Breck
ons today. , ' ; -"' - , '' V '
In " other words, ' from present ; in
formation I believe that companies
building wharves or working on 'other
1 ,ar. r""r
iracl lo e -;f f""7. .-win oe xorcea
comply Avitb the new. Federal statute
just aV much ' as though they were
working if or the "Federal, government
direct. v . ; ; '
"My opinion, given offhand, is that
the copy: pf . tK bill . aa ; passed . by the
.United States JSenate, reads , that it
shall apply to -airFederal government
employes and fall employes of Terri
tories of "the United States! . (
Eliminates rHolidayw t": f
. "I - understand also that it .will, virf
tually eliminate the half-holiday fea
ture, now commonly 'observed . It re
quires that no jemploye shall labor for
more than'iht hours on any day. .- It
s :iai", -T" mary to work the men
aVerage , of eigh .. hour a- day,- but-di-vfding
' their r.time feo that they shall
work 'nine - hours ; for .five days In the
week 'and only three hours Saturday
inorning." ' v.. ,5 v'-;-.''-'T''--;:,'? " : v-'.iV
"Of course,' if employers rwant ;t6
work their men only half a day on Sat
urday, that will be their privilege, but
they wilj hot then be able to get the
forty eight: hours' labor per week. t
"I think it will apply, to. every con
cern . doing work f on the government.
except v where material manufactured
for general msq is sold to the govern
ment. . For Instance, suppose the Ho
nolulu Iron Works supplies 'the; army
or naVy with steel or other metal sup
plies made on specifications or on -direct
order, from ' the j government, . that
firm must then comply with the eight-
hour law on the men employed in makr
ing that material
when Not Jnvolved. . ' . .v
-Rut if the Honolulu Iron wrorks
j use that firm's name merely as an
Mamnifi to make the explanation defir
nite and
to the Territory or1 to some depart
mont . . Pp(1prfll . povernmeh
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quantity of piping or other goods . In
which it may be constantly engaged In
ASHES 0Fi!:ll
Arrordin to his last wishes as ex -
oration for acute appendicitis, occur
-in vesterday morning at the Fort
The amount of hand-baggage littered
about them indicated 'that they had
just come in on the Wilhelmina.
"Come come young man," spoke up
the elder woman. "Don't stand there
and gape. We are tired and hot and
would like to be shown to our room If
you have one to spare. Have you?"
"Yes-no; that is, we have ma'am,
but 'not for ladies . This is " the Y. M.
C. A., you know- answered Emmons,
and without reply ythe two-women hur
ried from the building." r '
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Question of Raising. Sum Mat
ter of Doubt, Will Be
Committee on the Commercial
; Structure: Not Optimistic
as to .Outlook r
Two hundred and fifty, thousand dol
lars is approximately , the sum needed
to finance the ; commercial building
proposition for Honolulu, and the ral&"
ing of thisj sum; together with main
tenance of the building afterward,, is a
matterl of grave doubt., r . j -fc
This- will 'be. contained In ; a report
that the special joint' building com
mittee, Representing- the ' chamber, the
Merchants. Association, the Stock Ex
change ahd the' Commercial, Club," will
present to trustees of the chamber
this afternoon. President E." I. Spald
ing of the' chamber said this morning
that the large sum involved in the pro
posed building makes the plan doubt
ful of success.' " r v- -
, "To carry Jthis financially, th reve
nues .'of the building would, have to be
$25,000 a year, and on jthe face of it,
I it is; hard ' to . see how, this sum could
be realized, he commented.-' ; t. :. . '
The Chamber of Commerce already
Is called upon for a. thousand and one
purposes Involving. paying but money,
and -the j rent - of our. room- is one of
our least items, j- V : v r : .
lThecpnjna Ute. wUlreport . thLs ,.. a 1-.
ternooa and thematter will yds raisea
Lover. . There is rib ' question that the
building would be very; desirable. There
Is, however, a very . serious question as
to whether this community can finance
it now.v ; ; i-:: : '
' The site-proposed -is at present oc
cupied by . the Associated Garage and
owned by the .Spreckels5 estate. It s
held under- option by; R. W. .Shlngl?,
who has made;, a figure' of $100,000 for
the property. , , , , .
f j & $ S 4b 4 4 A 4
manufacturing for- general A use, - the
eight-hour law Will i not affect the men
engaged in that wor"."
-He says it will affect all civilians
employed In the quartermaster or other
departments of the army and navy,
but-is not certain whether it is meant
for rigid enforcement in 'certain gov
ernmental department-;, such as the
courts. Che district attorney's office.
'etc. : ; ';' ' '
; The collection of ivories recently
purchased by J. Flerpont Morgan
trom ; M. George Hoenthals ; is . being
exhibited in Paris in. the house of the
late Prince, de Sagan. v
' This morning1 the Instructions were)
ODeyea xo me ieuer. ai n uuuv
three carriages drove to the Fort
street wharf where the launch of: the
Marine Hospital Service was in wait
Ing Mrs.- McGrail with two women
friends occupied , one carriage. An
other contained .two .friends, of the
deceased and the Rev. F. G. Williams
of SL Clements who had officiated at
the funeral . services held previously
at the church. v
The third -carriage was filled with
flowers sent by friends of the family.
The faneral party boarded the launch
which at ' once steamed out beyond
quarantine island. Here the ashes
were solemnly cast over the sea while
the Rev. Williams read the brief rites
prescribed- for the occasion. The
flowers ;,were strewn, over the waters
and then the. launch steamed slowly
back to the .wharf. :K
Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram
Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram
HILO, July 10. The Home Rule
and Democratic parties will hold a
meeting today to arrange for the com
ing contention. They hope to ar
range a give-and-take ; policy -whereby
the county officers can - be divided
equally between! the two parties.
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V ATLANTIC CITY, N. JH July 10. The big prohibition convention Ja
session here today opened with sensational attacks on both President Ta
ft and Col. Roosevelt, both of whom were declared unfit for hijh office.
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U.S. Gets World's Record '
f CA.yoclatfl Ilrt-ss Cable J
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 10. Ten American runners today q-:!i:
in the seventeen trial heats of the 2C0-meter race, 'while nine cuati:;:J
six heats, of the semi-finals of the" same race. , '
The speedy Americans are expected to win at least two out cf t'.r::
and possibly three places In the finals. They are generally cute!;;;:, j
the other; competitors In the sprints.
England carried off first honors in the final heat of the 5.CC0 mettr rzz:,
with France a rood second.
: England alsowon'the 1500-meter race, an event 'In which the UnIt:J
States had placed great hopes. . '
; Pat Macdonald, the giant weight-thrower of the Irish-American c'.h!:t!5
club of New York, set a new world's record In the shotput, shovir-j t
15-pound ball out-15 meters 34 centimeters. Ralph Rose, the Calif ;rr.ia
wonder, was second, and Whitney
Eight Americans have qualified for
bar today at U feet. ,
Chicago Man Meads Educr
s . AHsocfaced Press Cable! ' 1 .
CHICAGO, IIU July 10. E. T. Falrchlld of Chicago was today 'electsJ
president of the National Education
Elks to Meet:
' AssoclatiHl'
PORTLAND, Ore., July 10. The
Rochester,' N. Y.f as its meeting-place
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Hawaii Urged to Give Tangible
' Recognition to 'Hawaiian
Boy's. Great Work-: ' '
What Is Hawaii -going to do to give
fitting recognition to. the grand work
Duke Kahanamoku has been and is do.
Ing for the Islands? ' . '
la Hawaii, standing for. clean sporl
and encouragement of clean sport, go
Ing to welcome Duke back from the
Olympic games successfully as he un
doubtedly will be with nothing but a
few leis and- handshakes ? '
From ltana," Maul, there comes the
enthusiastic suggestion " that a sub
scription fund be started to buy Duke
a house and lot,
Kahanamoku has won the respect as
well as the Admiration of every sports
man and spectator who saw him on
the mainland, In or out' of competition.
Hawaii, declare an increasing number
of people should encourage this kind
of. merit..
; Over in Hana two admirers of the
world's- champion swimmer have con
tributed $15 to start the fund, and have
sent to the Star-Bulletin a letter, say
ing: ' ... v.:1'" ' ' '-, '':'
"Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Gentlemen:-'
. "By1 wireless we received the news
of Duke Kahanamoku's great showing
at ' Stockholm, ahd we 'think that all
Two. hundred and fifty, boys, mem
bers of the Kauluwela, Palama, Ka
kaako, and Beretanla Clubs gathered
together on the Boys Field yesterday
evening and by the light of Japanese
lanterns listened open-mouthed to' the
Henry A. Aliens' tales of Brazil'an
mythology, applauded vociferously
the singing of the Pauoha quartette,
and" partook generously of the cake
and lemonade. ..:
The reception which '-. was tendered
by the Kaulewela bays to the mem
bers of the other clubs, was held un
der the direction of E. A. Cooper, di
rector of Kauluwela and was ; held
with , the object in view of bringing
the toys closer together.
Speeches were made by A. E. Lari
mer and C. F. Loom's -of the Y. M. C,
A. and ,by E. A. Cooper. The addrcis
of welcome was made by Frank Kalua
of Kauluwela and was answered by
Ben Mendlola for the Kakaako cldb
and Ah Bun for the Beretania3. - 1
The Pauoha quartette furnlsned the
music and Henry A. Allen; who has ,
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of Boston third.
the pole-vault finals by. clearir.-j tha
; ,
Association. ,
in Roches ter
Pres.i 'Cable) -
nationsl Elks conventlcn'tcday c?
for 1313. " -
a 1
(lovers of the game slwuld get tc ;. tv .
and make this lad of Hawaii r.el .v-:r. j
substantial present. Start a-sj cr!p
tion and with the proceeds buy the bo
a house. and lot.
. "Enclosed pleastf And J13 fro:n a"
couple of the lad's admirers Jura at
liana, for the boy that maje Ila.iali
famous' at Stockholm. This U a worthy
cause and we see no reason w!.y ar.r
true sport should refuse a small do-T
tiatlon, no matter how small. Yours
truly, SPoriTSMCW"
' The Star-Bulletin 'believes that the
people of Hawaii will welcome this
opportunity to express their apprecU
tlon ofrhat a Hawaiian boy i clolr.r
far fronr home and in the, face cf tha
fiercest competition in the world. ThiJ
paper will be glad to receive subscript
tlony to, the fund, no matter howymall,
and to publish the list dally as v I
as the names of the donors where thl i
Is wished
, ' The list la now open, ttiroush the
suggestion from the people as publish
ed above. - Donors, are asked -to adJrtsj
their communications to '.
Duke Kahanamoku Fund, Care Ho
nolulu Star-Bulletin. Honolulu, T. 1L"
Arrangements for the, handling of
the-fund as it grows and for recelvirj
suggestions on various forms the gift
might take are now belj perfected and
will be published in a later isxue of
the Star-Bllletin. ...
spent the. greater parflQrhi3 life in,
wandering about the globe to! :I taleY
cf " adventure In Brazil which -irude.
the boys shudder with' enjoymeut.
;Dr. George W. McCoy has been re
lieved cf. his duties as head af the
mosquito campaign and has removed
with his family to Molokoi, to con
tinue his laboratory work ih leprcay
He is still retained however, as
sanitary adviser to the, Governor,-and
with Dr. Pratt, president of the 'ooard
cf health, will go to Maui next week
to make a sanitary inspection of that
county. Maui is the only one of. the
big .islands remaining.-uninspected.
Supervising Inspector M. Harper,
working-tinder the direction of the
board of health, is 'now .In charge of
the mosquito campaign In this city.
, Dividends announced on - foda's1
stock list-are the following: -Wailuku,
$l:C0, or $4u,0&0..
Hutchinson, 20 cents, or $20.00(.
Paauhau. 20 cents, or 20,00
Total, $83,000. v .
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The House' passed .the army ap
nronriatlon bill, leaving out however
the amendment which would have ,eg-
islated Major General Leonard y ood.
out of office.

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