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Nippon Maru, Jul.12. For s. F.t Chlyo Maru. July 16. From Vancouver: Zealand!, July 17. ' For Yanrouirrt yMarama, July 16. Lf nffr rrCr il'IT 'V ' V. . .. riming Hulletln, Kt. 1882. No. Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX-, No. 63:7. 12 PA(JES. IIOXOLUhU, TEHKITOKY OF HAWAII, FIJI DAY, JULY 15, 1012. 12 PACIES. PRICE -FIVE' CENTS I I 1 4 I 1.7 ... n . ii i it 1 1 .Nil f A " ' r, s .J V mm ll(HIJ o" Republicans Getting Busy Now. '.- Won't "Let Him Go," ' After All Weeks qf Inaction in Republican ranks have been succeeded by an vlevcnth-hour movement to head oil - .Delegate Kuhio in his announced pro- x gram of . seeking Republican or inde pendent Indorsement of a platform openly opposing Gov, Frear. Up to within a few days ago Repub- , lican leaders who have opposed Ku bio'a anti-Frear fight in the past, or r who more recently have found them selves unable ' to follow the delegate in the lengths to which he is going, were inclined, to sit back and allow Kuhio and his followers to go their way unchecked. 'This altitude has, been suddenly changed, and consequently there is a lot of Interest being taken in the Re publican precinct club nominations . tonight.. This morning Republican leaders. wfco were active in the April convention - were busily engaged in stirring up Interest. They Lave two objects in view.-One y. Is to get' the party forces limbered up and awake to the fact .that some h hard work lsto be done this fall, i -! ', . The other object Is. tof find; a.) man . who ton lead the Republicans; ahead In a . progressive campaign, keep the 1 . rartf out oCnon-essential .issues ,and V unite i best men and. best elmenlp rttot .cncleatgoverpmcn'C I t'i 1 1 1 V 't llUKore -of, 'feelers'rput ;9ti HH$ ibos directions f or possible nominees as delegates were rife today, -as well f as rumors that the Republican lead-t- ers are. trying to unite on ' a leader-ln-' chief and a mutually satisfactory pr l i' m ; 'r, gram ; for the fall campaign. This i .will, develop, it is" expected, within .the next few- days. t Just- what position the Progres sives" like George R. Carter and A. L. .C. Atkinson are going to take is a matter of much, discussion also. .Doth men are admittedly valuable to Hawaii .They themselves are waiting lor more definite news from the main land to what part Hawaii will be assigned In the Progressive conven vtlon. In case Hawaii does tot secure Odelegatee to the convention, the Ter ritory's part in the national campaign is practically; over. What application of the , "Progressive" principles, as they brought back from . Chica go, will be made to local issues also is a matter of much speculation here. INTEREST WAKES LATE IN .NOMINATIONS FOR PRECINCT CLUB OFFICERS Tonight the first real action of tbe Republican party in this' year's cam paign for Territorial and county, elec tive officers will take, place, when the precinct ; clubs will nominate candi dates for club officers for "a term' of two years, to be elected a week hence excepting "where there are no more nominees than offices to be . filled. Very little interest In anywise ; ex cising appears to be taken in the event. So far as heard there is no announced fight on for control of the organization In any precinct. Man)' of the retiring executives have not even thought worth while to advertise where their respective clubs1 are to hold their elections. ,' However, - there was more Interest manifested today and more evidence of actual organization. Following is a list of the retiring (Continued on Page 4) Special Sale of Safes H E. HENDRICK, Ltd , Phonf 2543 Merchant and AlaVet II Charge Politics Behind Russian Immii Member of Board Says Not Purely Matter of Labor Fitness A jKillllcal motive was plainly LrharriH rr heine at the bottom t'i the notice from the Planters Associ ation to the Board of Irrigration, re ceived at yesterday's meeting of the latter body, that the planter did not want any more Russian labor, but de sired all the Portuguese and bpanish leople the Board could bring into the Territory. "We do not want any politics mixed ui with the business of. the Hoard, as at ion to the Board of Immigration, re marked F. L. Waldron this morning. He was contradicting the report in the morning paper, which stated that the Board had decided to stop Rus sian immigration. ' - r As stated in the report on another page, the Board directed its secretary to address a circular letter to. tne managers of plantations, to ascertain directly from them just what they think about Russians as laborers.; The recall of Dr. Clark from his investiga tions In Manchuria, which arc related to a contract, with the International Immigration and Colonization Associa tion, does not necessarily involve, ac cording to what Mr. Waldron says, the abandonment of Russian immigration. 'The , Board is merely feeling Its war toward a change of plans with regard to bringing In more Russians," Mr. Waldron said., "Plantation man agers are the best 'authorities on the fitness and 'desirability of Russians for work on the plantations, and we heaoettthv wnnt-?SflorgybzaOc(from want to have their 'opinions on the matter direct. '. The wholesale con demnation of theRussians ' from the planters' bureau In. ' Honolulu looks much like politics,' as "I had iu hesi tation in saying openly al the .'meet ng yesterday. 0"BlllUllJli4! Sustaining the contention of - U. S District Attorney, R. W. Breckons that the; new eight-hour 'law will ap ply to Territorial work as well as to Federal employment, that official to day produced a copy of the measure, known as House . Bill 9061, which was passed by the House of Representa tives and was later passed by . the Senate after a few minor amend ments had been made. The amend ments, .it is understood, were hot made with reference to . its appllca ion. to Territories. . , , The law, as finally enacted . 'and ap proved by the President, has not reached Honolulu yet, but the raeas ure presented, to tbe Senate reads in art as follows! , i : . "He s enacted. That' every contract hereafter wade j to which the United States, any Territory, or the District of Columbian is a: party, and every such contract made for or on behalf oi nne umieaj oiaies, or any lern- toryor said District, which may re- luire or Involve the employment of aborers or mechanics shall contain provision mat no laoorer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract, in the employ of the contractor or any sub contractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work; and every such contract shall stipulate a penalty for each- violation of such provision In such contract for $5 for each labor er or mechanic for every calendar day in which he shall be required or per mitted to labor more, than eight hours upon said work." ; ; BAND CONCERT ON THE ROOF GARDEN TONIGHT The First Infantry baud, directed by Chief Musician Feltrinelli, will give a. concert this evening at half-past seven o'clock on the ropf garden of the Young Hotel. The concert will be public. The program follows: March, Battle cf the Clouds." Kneff ; over ture, "Pcet and Peasant," Suppe; se lection, "Merry Widow," Lehar; waltz, "Spirit of Love." Hall; inter niczo, "Amina," Ltncke; suite, "Scenes- Pittoresques," Massenet. 1. "Marche," 2 "Air de Ballet." 3 -Angelus." 4 ."Fete Boheme;" selec tion. "Ernani," Verdi; war dance, "Indian, Bellstedt. ! Irving Hurd, manager of the Schwartz jewelry store, became a proud father this morning when i the stork arrived at the Hurd home with. an eight-pound girl. Mother and child are doing well. sprant Check PEflBL' HflESBIR IMC .; KEY lAYSCOll Admiral Interested in the Pro .. posed v Army Defense : Plans for Oahu MORE GUNS NEEDED FOR NAVAL RENDEZVOUS Gen; Macomb May Postpone ',' Furlough as Result of r .New; Order That Pearl Harbor is the key to the mid-Pacific,' and that any plan for making Oahu "impregnable" should start with adequate fortifications for the great naval base, is .the opinion of naval authorities here. The. Wash ington dispatch -'stating that a board t)f army officers had been ordered to convene here July 31, to consider a. plan of defense for Hawaii, publish ed in the Star-Bulletin yesterday after noon, has made Pearl Harbor defenses a very lively issue, and the action of the coming board in this particular is being . widely discussed in service circles. In all probability the findings will be confidential, and will be filed away until sprung upon Congress with the request for the necessary appro priation to carry out the scheme for an impregnable Oahu, but in the mean time speculation is rife, and interest in the. probable action of the board keen.. . . "1 believe that there is urgent need of strong fortifications at Pearl Har bor," said Admiral Cowles this morning.- , !The mortar -battery,' and the 12-inch guns at Fort Kamehameha are well enough as far aa they go, -but the .naval . rendezoruarmust-be Ttnore4 fitrongiy2fprtinea.''4s tcjine rm aidi3-iabattfefi6 planned-for Fe4r HarbOr? they tfrebf course only Tor mine field defense or for use against small vessels lying close in. A chain tbp$ isand unK .special 'ent'oSpear Harb6r right away.' No Naval Board. . Admiral Cowles said that he had received no intimation that the navy was to work in conjunction with the army In planning the defenses of Oahu and the Hawaiian Islands. That it it Is of course a matter of common interest between the two arms of tae , .(Continued on Pagt 4) SPEEDS HIS AUTO ALONG FORT STREET: CRASHES INTO HACK . With two" auto collisions within ten days in which two men were injured, one fatally a machine bring the number 7.16, assigned to David Crock ett, shot up Fort street at k high rate of speed yesterday afternoon andl struck hack No. 1S5, which the driver was turning at a point-halfway in the block between King and Hotel streets. The .hack contained two women. V The auto struck the rear wheel of the hack, and was damaged to the ex tent of a twisted mud-guard and brok en lamp. The hack ' was not injured but the women occupants were badly frightened. " According to eye-witnesses, the dri ver of the auto was violating . the speed ordinance on a narrow street and attempted to shoot through a nar row space between the rear wheels of the hack and another auto standing at the curb. , Quite a crowd of spectators gather ed, following the accident and there were a number of Interesting Com ments on the apparent failure of the authorities to enforce the anti-speed ordinance. $ 'l S g-; $ $ S TAX RECEIPTS INCREASE OVER HALF MILLION' r Tax rereinfs for the Territorv for the fiscal year just closed will show an Increase of $50e),- 000 to $600,000 over the receipts $ of .the preceding year. This is 4 the estimated figure set by Gov- ernor i- rear Dasea on the partial annual statement of the Terri- ? torial auditor. He says the statement will show that the amount expended ?v by the Territory during the, same period has been greater, ; but that if is greatly overbal- N ancea oy tne increase in re- ? ceipts. The auditor s reDort is noc . completed. It will be finished in about a week, and as soon: as it " is submitted, the Governor will begin work on his annual report. The figures given above in and inheritance taxes. 8 s 8 n5 v s nS - S 4 is mgnrr aesirame, dul jl tr Cdnsideratioa'feliould'tiv Pw Plmning r4 1 .t- f FORMER GOV, GEO. tJL CARTER.' Bringing back from Chicago the there against bossism, ex-Governor V; received caDiea permission to organize Hawaii on iTOgresslve lines. " To day .plans were on foot for an executive committee of supporters of the move ment, and for a meeting next Monday Carter and. Atkinson take the attitude that there is ho ' longer" a national Republicampr(rty? :"- ; I. . ; ; . , . ';. -'. .''-;- " - - It was j reported this morning tha t at a meeting of the stevedores or ganization (last,., night ' the members party movement . liitHa wall. ' . : . ..... " . ' Palmyra Island win be offered j ror sale at auction at Morgan's salesroom on July 31, by order of ; the circuit court probate judge. This "decreed sale Is to settle the interests of certain mi nors in the property adjudicated as ex isting.; ' v -;::vv .''''.' ; E.' I j. Schwarzberg, the auctioneer and real estate man of Morgan's, in connection with this affair neatly placed C. R. Frazler, the( billboard king, in a dilemma this morning. ' In presence of a Star-Bulletin man, whom the -auctioneer roped in as. a witness, Schwarzberg asked Frazier; what ; his charge would! be for "posting "a notice of a guardian's sale, 'anywhere within the city and 'cVunty of Honolulu." . Frazier's mental calculation evident- MfflOKU . Watch the Duke Iahanamoku fund grow!. -.. 'S'i :"' v'' Get in and help it grow! The movement for a substantial gift to Duke Kahanamoku, Jr., who Is winning fame for himself and Hawaii by his marvellous swimming at the! Olympic games, is getting real results right from the outset. V The fund started when two admir ers of Duke up in -Fana, Maui, sent $15 to the Star-Bulletin and suggested that Duke be given house and lot on his return " fror j Stockholm. A further suggestion " has been made that a committee be named to handle j the fund,' secure the house and lot, place the property in trust for Duke and make the occasion of his home coming a 'big, "hookupu or celebra tion. ;'v .''. , ' Down at the fishmarket. yesterday afternoon and today the contributions to the fund began to pour in, James H. Boyd, market inspector, circulat ing among the stalls with the follow ing petition: ' ;; "We, 'the undersigned,' hereby sub scribe the amounts set opposite our names toward a gift for Duke Kaha namoku 2nd, ' expressing our aloha and appreciation for -his success atj the Olympic games at Stockholm, Sweden." ' ; ;. ' How the money did flow in! Dol lars, fifty-cent pieces and quarters, they all counted steadily up, and this morning Mr. Boyd came to the Star Bulletin office with $33.75 that had been given to help encourage Kaha namoku and clean sportsmanship in Hawaii. Dr. Hutchinson of the Kaimuki Land Company yesterday afternoon J notified the Star-Bulletin that the company will donate $50 on the pur chase of a. lot and another generous offer was put .down. ...mm. .fi it- ji'irfnJ ir.ni'v -rKLrif?joi 'k?n -hi I tVteni 1st a jR-aafiliot, k..wharfandUhe water on niersrat hlch steamer3 leafc l 1 MM S!lS to s HOX. A. L. C. ATKIXSOX. Rooseveltlan slogans that were sounded Carter and A. I. "C. Atkinson yesterday to get the third party started in Hawaii had indorsed Roosevelt and the third .. . . . .. '.1 'r- iy only' reacneJMo nucn rerripte .points on the ' Island of Oahu as Kahuku, AV'aianae and Waimanalo and, perhaps dlscounting'the trouble and expense in volved in going abroad as- far as any of those points with a vision . of a pleasant aiito ride, answered - that he thought he could undertake the con tract for fifty dollarti. . "Well, quickly responded the , auc tioneer, "I am going to sell Palmyra Island ' at guard lap's sale on . July 31, and want , to put up a poster announc ing it on that island.' - 0- Frazier's vision now extending -dcr'oss t 1"wi nvf nf watpr caused him forthwith to hedge on the - nnniroxi. Ma Hti- u.aBf tn' ha contract, ; He did' not want to be a welsher, but well. Palmyra1 Island was too long a shot for fifty plunks. .'RIND J0f,f This morning the . Silent Barber Shop, of which Mr. Joseph Fernan dez is proprietor, came through with $2.50 to help the fund. - The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, believ ing heartily In the idea of the fund for Duke, subscribes $25 . to the fund and wishes it all success. Duke is making eood in every .way. and thehur opium from yen-shee, provided Star-Bulletin stands for clean sport and the encouragement of it in Ha w nil and la Verv plaH tn its namo down for $25 ThP fund is barplv startpd hnf it's off to a cood start- and what is morp. it i s, nnnniar mnvomont nntoV great work at Stockholm deserves to hn rpwarriprf hv snrnpthincr tinrp . than '. i u cT..iij i i f WOIU3, iiuii cue oitti-ouiieim IS Ileal I ing every day from people who think that the idea of a house and-lot is a fine one, the property to be nlared in trust- and the eifo madr when Duke gets back from the big games...'; ' .; Here's the list of those who sub scribed to the fund on the list turned in this morning by Mr. Boyd: ' (Ccntinutd on Pag 4) The management of the Moana Hotel announces a dance for tonight in honor of the first cabin passegers of the transport Logan. Army and Navy folks, and society, generally are cordially invited to attend. . DANCE TONIGHT AT MOANA HOTEL . - Associated Prrsi Cable) . STOCKHOLM, Sweden. July 12. Americans carried off most of he hon ors today, repeating their triumphs of Today's competition was marked son, the University of Vermont lad, who leaped 24 feet 11 inchea and a frac tion, setting a new record. The former record, was held by Frank Irons of the Chicago Athletic Club, who covered games four years ago. :, ;: . . Americana today won four out of meter race. Kelly, the Universit of 11Q-meter hurdle race in 15 . 1-10 seconds, .LWendelL; the Eatem collegian, being second and Hawkins of the University of Oregon third. UPSET IN DISCUS. -l.. '' - .' In the diecua throw Finland's entry lege, Mich second, and Jin DuncarV.h older ,of ; :. the Ivforid'a record, no bettir than third. This event 'Wa a big opaet !ef: American hope. . ' Several events ere on the 'card toda trie. The' pentathlon wII prqbaely see and riding there ar oventi In jwojch In the cross-country raco' thej Ftnt lets, with Patton of America fourth. ..; In the five-man team race, ;rtinning Finland second. I .WASHINGTON, D. C., July 12. Lorimer Vote speech in his own defense, and the senate took a recess untir tomorrow, when It wili probably vote on ihe Ldrimer reports," upon ' which Lorimer'a seat hanss Ei W. Chafin ATLANTIC CITY. N. J- July 12. perance worker and prohibition advocate, was today nominated fsr presi dent' by the-national Prohibition convention In session, here. H s t.w3 Prohibition: candidate for President can it oe canea parx oi r it?parvon.wtiarf if they don't know isn t part oi a wnaru This is a simplified, elucidated form of a question Involved in the trial of Thos. Blackwell, a chauffeur charg ed with violating the harbor regula tions relating to driving automobiles on the wharves. Blackwell was ar rested . on July f for the offense which is ajleged to have occurred at the Mauna Kea wharf on the after noon of July 3 and his case was con tinued before - Judge" Monsarrat ' this morning. Attorney, Andrews was cross-exam JninS .Wharfinger . Caverj; complain- "5 wiiuesa, wueii uie Aiuesuoii arose h?? "P 1 Calvert had given his definition of a wharf as a. projection built out"; Into OPIUM DOESN'T Hit HONOLULU 'It may. not be a crime to manufac- be other ingredients used are not Pi,im' but nevertheless we continue to seize en-shee." said U. S.. District Attorney Breckons this morning, in commenting on a news item, under Mate of June 27, says that the Circuit Court of Appeals of New" York has ruled that yen-shee may be remade into smOKing opium "Ypn-shp" said Breckons '."in thr 1- . " i, ash or residue of the smoking opium. inai, rema,"s " '. , considered it legal, to mix this yen- snee wun water ana otner mgreai- ents, provided they are not yen-hi, or crude opium, and smoke it again. though it cannot make a very good smoke. ' . . "In some cases it Is even , custom ary to drop yen-shee in tea and drink it, producing the same effect as the smoking, except in much' milder de gree. :' ' ,; ;: VV ; -Contains Morphine. "But the stuff Is often mixed with the real. opium or the raw material, manufacturing a cheaper quality of smoking opjum. The yen-shee con tains a certain amount of morphine that the original smoke did not take away, and its value as an adulterant is 0 recognized so well that; It has a market value of about $20 a pound' In strange contradiction to the de cision Just reported is a decision made some years ago by the Southern Circuit Court of Appeals of New York a court of equal jurisdiction, if not the same court which is said to have made the recent ruling. The earlier OW II ROtll Oi the past few days. by the great broad-jumping of Gutter 24 feet 6 12 inches at London in th five heata in the eemifiBaia of the 43. Southern California hurdler, won ine won first; with Byrd ef Adrian Col In jvhich America "may net have en. Americana entered,-out in tne : cin-j the US.. hat no entry. three men to finieh were Swed.- . . !! i Pi, , . t! ,. ; '.,.:, . 3000 meters, Amenca was fmtifeni . rrow Senator Lorimer today concluded his Is Nominated Euaene W, Chafin, the nctid tsm- in 1SC3. His home Js ln .Tu;::n, Ariz. ; "Was the placd whcre'Uhe violation is ; alleged tO 'havef ocdilrrcd bulit ca piers ?V asked 'Attorney. Andre ws. . "It is a part. of the wharf." ."But was It built on- piers? reiter ated Andrews. The complaining witness evaded a direct answer again and Judge Mon sarrat interposed with the question: "But how could it be part of tho wharf and not be built, on piers V "But how can it be part of the wharf when it isn't part of the wharf and who has the right to say that It is "part of the wharf or whether It is part of the wharf or not?" re plied Andrews. And the question was settled by ad journing court - to the - waterfront, where Judge MonsarraC could see for himself whether the defendant had driven ,on. partof; 'liarf or not. The case has. bec . continued until to morrow. , - ... cpinion,; as shown by a copy now In the possession of U. S.. internal Rev- Is 'that the manufactur!c 'of: smoking opium even when only ' yen-shee and water la used, 13 illegal. 'V Seizures to Continue. But because of the cheaper cjialify of opium which may be made, by mix ing the yen-shee and yen-hl, which both opinions hold to be illegal, seiz ures of yen-shee will continue. In this connection Collector Cottrill today made the interesting statement that large quantities of opium aro legally shipped into the islands from the maJnland, and legally sold here. He says that there are several mil lion dollars' worth of opium in, the. United States that was imported be fore the law against its importation was put Into effect; that this drug was properly taxed, and stamped and may still be sold if it bears the reve nue, stamp. Unless it Is sold directly from the stamped container, however, it may be confiscated. , OW SUGAR STATUS Cancellation of a selling order and news of higher prices of both raw and beet constitute the, burden of a cheer ful cablegram from Ed. Pollitz - to Henry Waterhousc "frust Co., Ltd., re ceived thi3.: morning. The message "Cancel order to sell McBryde, Raw sugar sold in-Xe-- York at 3.S8. Lon don beets up.." - On top t)f the foregoing comes 3 following dispatch from the New York office of Alexander &. Baldwin. Ltd., to the home office: ' r "Holders of raw3 are asking 3.y-'. Refiners are bidding 3.86.".: For Tomo CHEEIiG CABLE - - t .