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From 8. P.: "Nippon Maru, JuM2. For S. F.: Chiyo Maru, July 16. From Yancomer: Zealandia. July 17. For Vaucoinfr: Maratna, July 1C. AS? HawiiiUm Star. "Vol. XX.; No. C3L.V Inihg Bulletin. Est. isc No. 52.". 1 IV(iE.H()X()IJJI U, TEinIT()KY OF HA)VAII, WEDNESDAY J ULY 10, 1912. 12 PA(?ES. WtlCE.F.IYE CENTS .VJiM. km . 7 I I I II . '3:30 AA y A V ( W L i A A. v V - J . '.." " II IT" A .1 I I I ' Tl f RUSSIANS ARE 101 hied Won't Stay on Plantations, and Sugar Men Meet and De termine Policy With' figures before them . showing that'out qf 2,000 Russians brought to the Islands only 197 have remained asplantation laborers, trustees of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association 1 met this morning, and after full and thorough discussion, concluded that they, are not in favor of continuing the, present system or assisted Rus sian immigration. This attitude of the trustees will be followed tomorrow by a meeting of tlie. territorial board of immigration, at which the Russian labor question will be taken up, And it is foreseen J hat the board will take action look ing 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 from the board's prophesied action, and Hawaii will thereafter - officially bring in no more Russians, or only a scattered few who j?ome to join - families already here. x Planters' Attitude. . , . The planters', association, it is em phasized by Chairman Richard Ivers of the board of immigration, does not "attempt, in. any way to dictate to the r territoriaftJtard'what the board shall Co. The plantera. are willing for the t' board to continue Russian immlgra tlon providing'' 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. - . The ' board is therefore facing the alternatives of bringing Russians here without any assurances that they can be given employment, or of stopping 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 the meet ing of the Planters' Association direc tors. He says that the board is fao , Ing the figures .already quoted, 197 re maining on th plantations but- ol 2,000 brought here, and the figures are conclusive. "The situation is just this," said Mr. Jvera 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? j.shbw'thHU the Russians are not re gaining cn ihrf - plantations. The c planters u.re iJite willing for the ; I card to continue the system -if we CPU find employment. But we cart r.ol be S'lnvjwc will find it for any Lumber of. Russians, outside of . the 1 !antation. ' V 1 "It is r. rn l.cr difficult problem to u ndle. The board will hold a meet- nig tomorrow, and I should expect that in vivT or the verv plain situa- - ticn, it is quite possible we could not foel justifcI in continuing this im migration.' The bovd n '11 not lack for a. labor supply, even should the Russian im migration be stopped. European im mjgrants are anxious to come here, and were it not for the exorbitant . charter rates 4 an immigration ship would probably now be following the Harpalion. Hamano, a Japanese, was struck on the head by an empty bottle wielded by a man he says was Moriraoto, a 'man with a grudge." . The assault took place on Hotel street near the Yxjung Hotel. ' Special Sale of Safes H, E. HEIVDklCK, Ltd., Phone 2643 Merchant and. AlaVet ! j " i 1 J i - ' PACKOFPIK ESTIMATED AT MILLION CASES Figures Gathered from Com panies Show Big Increase for Industry ; DEMAND INCREASING IN SPITE 0FTARIFF Output of Pinectar for. Year 100,000 Gallons, Double 1911 Production It Is estimated that the pack of preserved pineapples for the whole Territory this year will amount to about one million cases. Of; this amount the Hawaiian Pineapple Co., Ltd.. will produce 340,000 cases; the Hawaii Preserving Co., Ltd., 200.000; Libby, 'McNeill & Libby, of Hawaii, Ltd., 140,000; Thomas Pineapple Co., Ltd., 85,000, making 763JD00 ' cases for the Island of Oahu and leaving 23o, 000 of the million to be accounted for by the Haiku Pineapple Co., Ltd., of Maul; the McBryde Pineapple Co., Ltd., of Kauai, and the II Ho Cannery of Hawaii. . ' : , Jongeneel Talks. ' : ' "Our pack this year will be about 200,000 cases-" . said President M, Jongeneel of Uhe Hawaii Preserving Co., to the tar-Buuetin reporter. "Last year it was 140,000 cases. i AVe &re just starting In wita the canning in good shape. .Most " of our pines cgme from AVahiawa. "The price Is a little better than last year. . There is an increasing market all over the world, from Eu rope to "China and Japani ; "Onr canning season, will last until the latter part' of September. I fig ure on an output for all the Islands of one million cases" TheVe are twenty-four tins to a case." ; ' Manager W. L. Gifford agreed with the president's estimate. Mr. Jonge neel, who has been here some time looking after the company's affairs. His going away shortly, leaving Mr, Gifford In full charge. ; . Fred.W. Macfarlane, president , and agent of Libby, McNeill & Libby of Honolulu, Ltd.; said that from 800,000 to 1,000,000 cases would : be about right as an estimate of the Hawaiian pineapple pack for this year. "Libby, McNeill & ,LIbby's output, including '"..' i . ' ' j . (Continued on Page 6) ' Special Star-Bulletin Cable WASHINGTON, D. C, July 10. The sundry civil service bill as re ported by the senate appropriates the sum of $35,000 to be used in install ing a sewerage system for the fed eral .quarantine station at Honolulu C. S. ALBERT. News that the .local station would probably1 secure the improvements long needed was haled with delight by Dr. Trotter of the Marine Hospi tal Service this morning. .1. "The plans for the system were perfected by Major Winslow of . the army before I came here," said Dr. Trotter, and. they are now in Wash ington. ' ; "As I understand them they, in clude a central sewage tank for the island from which the refuse will, be pumped to a point beyond the reef. At the present time we have no sys tem worthy of the name." Trustees of the Chamber of j?om morre at a nueting this afternoon will have put ;up tt them an appeal, for 11 namlal support tor the volcano obser vatory at Kilauea. . The appeal comes from Prof. T. A. Jassar. the eminent volcanoloist ; who is devoting his time to study of Ki laut a and its varying moods and whose work, with that of his fellow-expt rts, is attracting worUI-wide attention to Hawaii. ' ; ' hat the trustees will do could nt be forecast today. Thny recognize the value of. the. work being done, but are not overburdened with funds and have many heavy calls'. upon their treasury. SUGAR SAN FRAXCISCO. Cab. July 10. Hects: ss analysis. Us. 4d.; parity, 4. 3ic. Previous quotation, lis 3d. SSlilE VOLCANOWORK NEEDING FUNDS SCHOFIELO TO GET $175,000 WATER PLflMT Problem Will Be Solved for All Time, Says Major Cheath am, Chief Q. M. WORK ALREADY STARTED . WITH MONEY AVAILABLE Present Shortage a Serious Problem and Job w:ilf Be -Rushed to Completion WASHINGTON, D. C.f July 10. The sundry civil appropriation bill was reported to the Senate today. It carries an item of $175,000 for a water system for Schofield Barracks. C. S. ALBERT. "If this $175,000 appropriation be comes available, the water, question at Schofield Barracks will be : settled building wharves or working on other for all time," said'. Afajor B. Frankl Territorial improvements, .under con Cheatham. chief Quartermaster of .the I trat:t to the Territory, will be forced Honartment (his mnmln? whpn shnwn the above cable.' "The money is for actual development work, which has already been started, and the result will be all the water tbat can pos sibly be needed at the post. We have already on hand about "$G0,000 for im- provfhg the water system, and this, In addition to the sum mentioned in the bill, will carry out the scheme that has been decided upon. The plan is to impound the waters from the south fork of the Kauko nahua in a large reservoir In the hills, and pipe It a distance of ap proximately five miles to the site of the present post In the higher levels the water; Is to be carried in an open ditch to the reservoir site, through the rough -country;: and the-: contract for digging this ditch was let some weeks ago to Okita, a Japanese con tractor. r . : ' ' ; ' ; : Bids Too High, ? On the same date bids for the con struction of the reservoir were open ed, the lowest being that of the Lord oung Engineering Co., gof a trifle over $44,000. ' This ' bid has been re jected s as being too high, the est! mates : of -.the quartermaster's ' en gineers being far below the proposal. Major Cheatham will readvertise 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 an- propriaUon is available, work . on the development will be rushed. "We have plepty of water for con- struction now," said Major Cheatham, "but we get it from a different source than the post The water that we are using, at the site of the permanent post comes from below the Wahiawa dam, and is pumped up to a "big stor age tank.' I have offered HO let the posjt quartermaster cdnnect" with '- this system for the use of ) Hie , stock, tha water to be pumped from the gate up to the present post. This water lUitL VB ttlt! USlIlg. HUT.- tUSll UULlUil purposes Isn't particularly good; while the post supply, th comes from 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 thin' cnnstnlrtinn watpr fnr thp stnrlr it will first be passed thTough septic pressed to his wife, the body of Wil tanks. : t liam P. McGrail, chief clerk in the "Probably these rains of the " last depot quartermaster's office, was cre- few days have helped out c6nsider- mated this morning ana the asnes ably, for the Schonld water now conveyed to the entrance of the har coraes from tunnels in the hills, and bor and with fitting rites scattered to any amount of rain seeps right the waters of the Pacific. . through and immediately increases the supply.' Final foreclosure suits have - bven settled against J. Downpy Harvey of San ' Francisco, former president of the defunct Ocean Shore Railroad.. Over $390,000 fworth of his property was seized and sold to satisfy a bank mortgage. V .' '; ;..; ;',.'. ;.:,'; THOUGHT YJ.C.i HOTEL; ARE Six n nines. - fifteen 'n fours, riine teeu 'n eights, twenty-seven 'n " V T beg your pardon, ttroke in .a girl -ish voice, "but have you a r 00 m with a bath, a room large enough for two?" Floyd Emmons, office, secretary of the Y. M. O. A. and desk clerk every morning froro 7:30 to 12. looked up from a column of figures and surveyed the speaker-In astonishment. She was a blonde young woman aged about eighteen, and was accompanied by an elderly woman, presumably her mother. HE 8-HDUR LAU HITS E5A17AII SAYS OFF Breckons Believes New Statute affects All U. S. Con tract Labor MAY ELIMINATE ALU HALF-HOLIDAYS Applies to Concerns Working on Special Government Contracts 'Contract labor for the Territory of Hawaii will be 'affected by the new Federal eight-hour law, as interpreted by Attorney General Wickersham," said United States District Attorney Breck ons today. .."- ' ' .V...V "In "otjjer words, from present In formation I believe that -companies to comply, with the new Federal .statute just' as much as though they were Avorking for the Federal government direct.. ' X ':' "My opinion, given offhand, is that the copy of the bill as passed by the j United States senate,' reads mat it shall apply to all Federal government employes and all employes of Terri tories of the United States. r Eliminates Holidays. "I understand also that it will vir tually eliminate -the half-holiday fea ture, now commonly; "observed. It re quires that no employe shall labor for more than eight hours on any day.. It is quite customar- to Vork the men forty-eight hours a week! .making ah average. vof.TightVuuf' a--day,'r' but di viding' their , time so that they shall work nine hours for five days in the week- and. only three hours Saturday morning. '' . :; .'.' r '.' ' ; " ' '"Of course, If employers' want to work their men Only half a day on Sat urday, that will be their privilege, but they will not then be able to get the forty-eight hours labor per week. "I think it will apply to every con cern doing work for the government. except where 'material manufactured for general use 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 di rect order; from the government, " that firm must then comply with the eght hour law on the men employed in mak- w. that material. when Not Involved. "But if the Honolulu Iron Works j use tnat firms name merely as an example to make the-explanation defl- n clearsh0ul1 make and sell 4 4. --mM Art. to T 7 aZ ,rn l ment ?f the federal government quantity of piping or otner goods n which it may be constantly engaged in According to his. last wishes as ex Mr. McGrail's death followed an op- eration for acute appendicitis; occur ring yesterday morning at the Fort Shafter hospital . . Before submitting to the operation, he secured a promise from his wife, Mrs. Grace McGrail, that she would respect his wishes as to the disposi tion of hi3 body in case the operation proved fatal. , u DISAPPOINTED 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 the two women hur ried from the building. . . ' '.'.., GAL ASHES OF VILLIAM P. f-l'GIIAIL GIVEN TO WATERS OF PACIFIC AS HE WISHED $200,000 iiMiiins Question of Raising Sum Mat ter of Doubt, Will Be Report .V $25,000 IN REVENUE 'WOULD BE NECESSARY Committee on the Commercial Structure Not Optimistic as to Outlook Two hundred and fifty thousand dol lars Is, approximately the sum needed to finance the commercial building proposition for Honolulu, and the rais ing of this sum, 'together with main tenance of the building afterward, la a matter of grave doubt. - . This will be contained in a report that the special joint 1 building "com- mittee, representing the chamber, the Aiercnants' Association, the Stock Ex cnange ana tne commercial uiud, wui present to trustees or the cnamoer this afternoon. -President E.I. Soald- Clg ot the - chamber; said this morning that the large sum Involved in the pro posed building makes the plan doubt ful of success. - "To carry this financially, the reve nues of the building would have to be $25,000 a year, and on the face of It, it is hard to see how this sum could be realized,", he commenfed. v" J ; The Chamber of Commerce already 1s called upon for a thousand and one purposes" Involving paying "out money j and the rent of our room is one of our ; least Items. """ :. - " :- ' ' "The committee will report this af ternoon and the- matter-iwltl b talked over.- Tbere is no question""th"aT. the uuMumg .w;iuwu8uic uclcwonaer, wasteconaaodWhitney'or is, nowever, a very serious question as iu wnciiiei iiiia wuiiiiiiuuiijr van it now." V ' '' :,:;; ' . The site proposed is at present oc- cupied by the Associated - Garage and owned by the Spreckels estate. It s held under option "by V R. V. Shingle, I who has made a figure of J100.000 for the pro'perty. ..,; ' j ? f manufacturlng for general f use: the eight-hour law will not affect the men engaged In 'that work." V Y: 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 departments, such as the courts, the district attorney's office, The collection of ivories recently purchased by J. Fierpont Morgan from M. George Moentbals is being exhibited In Paris In the Bouse of the late Prince de SagaU ; V - - . This morning the instructions were ODeyeu 10 me leiier. ai ii u liocr three carriages drive to the Fort street wharf where the launch of the Marine Hospital Service was In wait ing. V Mrs. McGrail with two women friends - occupied one carriage. An other contained two friends of the deceased and the Rev. F. G. Williams of St. Clements who had officiated at the funeral services held previously at the church. The third carriage, was filled with flowers sent by. friends of the family, The funeral party boarded the lauHcb 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 lannch steamed slowly back to the wharf. v ; t Special Star-Bulletin Aerogram HILO, July 10. The Home Rule and Democratic parties will hold a meeting today to arrange for the com ing convention. They hope to ar range a give-and-take policy whereby the county officers can be divided equally between the two parties. WOULD SPLIT HAWAII JOBS COW AjtsoMaUnl Press Cable " , - ATLANTIC CITY, N. J July 10; The big prohibition convention la session here today opened with senssational attacks on both President Taft and Col. (Roosevelt, both of whom were declared unfit for high office. k .. . ... . . '.- DES MOINES, la., July 10. Senator A. ,B, Cumrrlins of this State, lata candidate for presidential honors, publican State convention that a committee be named to Investigate ths manner in vjhich Taft was renominated at Chicago. He declared that if Taft's nomination was procured fraudulently, he would bolt, otherwise ha wouia support iaTc ROOSEVELT PETITIONS ' . . Ifpfdal Star RENO, Nev., July 40, Roosevelt third party enthusiasts of Nevada. Twa barrow I ISpecfal Star-Bulletin Cable! LOS ANGELES, CaU July 10w Martin Aaulrre was todav "rstired it cusioaian or ine uarrow lury on friendly with the defense. District - I the-' course of a statement, that he rea .oocianst canaiaate Tor mayor or o inc uos ngeies 1 imes. oeiore it U. S. Gets World's Record ; ' . Associated Press CableJ STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 10. Ten American runners tudaveiir-l in the seventeen trial heats of the neaxs qt xne semi-nnais ot tne ne speeay Americans are expected jana poss.ioiy tnree puces in the finals. They are .generally . putcls-slrj tne otner competitors in the sprints. England carried off first, honors In the tihal heat of the 5,CC0 metsr rz'-, with France a fiood-second.v 1 r;fl . England also'won the -1500-meter race, an event In which the bnil'J States had placed great hopes. v , Pat Macdonald, the gi.ant.weighi-thrcw'ef. of ,the Jrjsh-Ameri;-- dub of New'York, set a new. world's record In .the shotput, ssvir: tJ-.s 16-DOUnd ball out 15 meters 34 eenilmMrt , RslnH Dn,. r. .... Eight Americans have qualified for i ur lOQal m l Ted. . - Chica go Man Heads Educatoio . ; ; . Associated Press Cable ' CHICAGOr III., July. 10. E. T. Fairchild of Chlcaao wai todav president of the National Education ' - ' " Elks to Meet , - Ansociatol Press Cable - PORTLAND, Ore July 10. The national Elks convention today chess ' Rochester, N. .Y., as its meeting-place for 1913. 3 - n What Is Hawaii, going ta do to give fitting recognition ' to 'the grand Work puke Kahanamoku has been and is do1, jng for the Islands? , Is Hawaii, standing for clean sport and encouragement of clean sport,, go ing to welcome Duke back from the Olympic games euccessfully as he un doubtedly will be with nothing but a few lels and handshakes? , From Hana, Maui, there comes the enthusiastic suggestion that a sub scription fund be started to buy Duke a house and lot. Kahanamoku has won the resnect as! well as the admiration of every sports- man and spectator who saw him on J the' mainland, fn or out of competition, j 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: - : ";- . . ; Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Gentlemen "By wireless we received the news of Duke Kahanamoku's great showing at Stockholm, and we think tbat all lovers of the game should get'together and make this lad of Hawaii nei some substantial present. Start a subscrip tion and with the proceeds buy the boy a house and lot. , "Enclosed pleasti find ' IIS from a couple of the lad's admirers here at Hana,; for the boy that made Hawaii famous at Stockholm. This is a worthy cause, and we see no reason why any true port should refuse a small do nation, ho matter how small. Yours truly, . SPORTSMEN." ' The Starr Bulletin believes that the people of Hawaii will welcome thia opportunity to express their apprecia tion of what a Hawaiian boy is doing far from home and in the face of the fiercest competition in the world. This paper will be glad to receive subscrip tions to the fund, no matter how small, ! and to publish the list dally as w ell I 4T .'' ' H mmthi EWERS- today presented resolutions to the re LAUNCHED IN NEVADA y ' - Bullftln Cabll 1 petitions were launched todav by Trial Sensations . account of tuto e am that h, (t t--, Attorney Fredericks todav '-deel-r-- li would show that Job Hjirriman, t: Los Angeles, knew of the dynamiting nappenea. ; 200 - meter race, while nin ouaiired in same race. to win at least two out -cf thr: Cotton -third.-" ' the pole-vault finalt by clearing tha . : - ' ' Association; ' in Rochester T7 f m J as the names of the donors w here thi3 -is. wished. - '' The list Is now open, through the suggestion from the people as putJIih ed above. Donors are asked to'adJrc ;3 , their communications to "Duke Kahanamoku Fund, Care Ho- . nolulu Ktar-Hulletln, Honolulu. T. H." Arrangements for . the handling of the fund as It grows and for receiving suggei-tions on various forms the gift might take are now beij perfected and will be published in a later Issue of ' the .Star-Bulletin. . H.' P .WOOD ENTERTAINS QAM niPPH YAPUTQMCfl OH, UIE;UU ' MVjn 1 i:,4 II P WOOD ... ... ... ... .. H. P. Wood, secretary of the Ha waii Promotion Com !ee wa3 the host at an informal ;ncheon given at the Commercial Club this noon in honor of Captain Harri3 and the crew of the winning yacht Lurline. Mr. .Wood is a' former. San Diegan, and he land Captain Harris are old friends. The affair was thoroughly enjoyed by a fgw members of the local club who were also Mr. .Wood's guests. ' HARBOR BOARD WOULD RAZE OLD KINAU WHARF A proposal to raze the old Kinaa wharf, leaving only the two adjoining piers' for the use of Inter-lsiand ves sels, was discussed by the Board of Harbor Commissioners this afternoon, though action on the -proposition wa3 postponed until the next meeting. The objection of the Inter-Island to the proposal, on the theory that it will re duce their wharfage facilities, was met in part by the stateEient that the remaining piers, might be lengthened -by dredging landward and thus in creasing their frontage. Commissioner Wakefield was pres ent for the first time in many weeks. He has lust returned from a lengthy sojourn on the mainland. n n n. n ! M '