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Reopen;ng of Significant Labor
Question Expected of Ter
' ritorial Board
Reconsideration of the action of the
Hoard of Immigration in voting
against further assisted Russian im
migrants; coming to Hawaii is prob
able at a meeting of the board to be
held in the near future and probably
next week. This is the strong inti
matlon coming from board members.
The board on July 11 voted to re
call Dr. Victor S. Clark from Man
churia and direct him to closeup any
outstanding business there relating
to further Importation of the Russian
laborers under the system that has
been In force. Dr. Clark hzi cabled
in reply that he will 1 e rc-dy. to
leave Yokohama about the end of
July "failing further in? .'ructions.'
- That there will be further- instruc
tions is intimated by members of the
board ,two of whom in particular are
said to be unwilling to abandon Rus
sian immigration, whether or not the
immigrants will go to the plantations.
. The action of the board followed-a
meeting of the trustees of the Sugar
Planters' Association. The sugar men
decided that inasmuch as only 197 out;
of 2000 Kusslans stayed on the plan- j
. tations, they would not Indorse con
tinuance "of the ' system of assisting
them to come tp. Hawaii , .
''''Tola ics-, -It T.r.s bi'cri. opVn'y stated bl
one hrO;;;Lcr vf ,U.e board, w as "behind
the' action of the. planters. -
Secretary Kenrns was directed by the
board to. write, to the Individual plan
tation managers asking their opinion
on Russian labor. These letters are
coming In. and a meeting of the board
will ,be held probably, next week. '
Eli 11 -SEEKS
' The sale of the "Walahole watei
rights, previously set for today, ha.s
been, postponed for a-, month. The
Oahu plantation, the sole prospective
purchaser, has asked that the Terri
tory modify some of Its terms, and' the
-extension in .time has been1 granted to
give the request further coiviidera
' tion. " ..; . - " "-.
It is understood that the Oahu plan
tation asks for a longer ; lease,, a
change in the speeifica.tion. as to Ihe
manner in which the stream shall be
hand'ed, a change in the proposed
system - of measurement and in. the
rental price per gallon of flow. ;
Official Report of Finish at Hi
lo Cinches Win
lulu Boat ;
Victory Due'to Crozier's Ability
and Good Knowledge of "
Conditions . r
There is now no further doubt of
t he yacht Hawaii's victory over : the
Lurline in the Honolulu; Hilo race,
which finished early last Tuesday
morning. Close on the heels . of the)
wireless message announcing the win
of the local yacht, came a protest
from Captain Harris of Ihe San Diego
schooner, alleging that he had crossed
the .finish line first, but that his sig
nals had not been noted by the
This morning H. A. Armitage, sec
retary of the regatta committee, ot
the Hawaii Yacht Club, received the
official report of the finish from Hilo,
which cinches the win of the Hono
lulu boat. .
The letter",' which is from It. - K.
Balding, .who was asked to make ar
rangements for catching the time of
the yachts at the finish, reads as fol
lows: '. '
Hawaii Flashed Signals.
"At 12 : 40 a. m. the yacht Hawaii
flashed her red light off the whistling
buoy, apparently closa in, also ex
ploded! or made some noise signals,
and at 12:4? a. m. passed across our
T?ow to starboard. At 12:57 a. m.
the yacht Lurline passed in by us to
port and around our stern "and came
lo" ancbor.nv r. "'if-i Ujnto tlailyitontact jwith conditions and
r"The above the report of the finish-rof tne pleadings of the children them
Children of District Need Place
for Games, Says Social
Will Ask Government for Site
if Unable to Make Other,
; Arrangements
Social - workers at Palama Settle
ment are starting a campaign for pro
moting sentiment in favor of estab
lishing a children's playground on"
Punchbowl Hill, where,' according to
the ; settlement workers who are1 in
charge of the Punchbowl dispensary,
congestion 1s worse and relief from
present conditions is more urgent i
than in any other part of the city.
At the present time, the children of
the Portuguese colony have no place
to 'play 'except the narrow lanes and
the small spaces between .the cottages
and tenements which have been built
for capacity' rather than comfort.
According to those who have made
investigation of conditions there,
there are several hundreds of child
ren in the colony and these children
have absolutely no place for recrea
tion. ! The Boys' Field is too far away
to be reached by walking and Palama
settlement -house is a long distance
away, too, and as the children have
no money for carfare they are un
able to go anywhere to gain relief or
enjoy ' the recreation to which they
are entitled. - :; - ,
No Fun for Children. ' ' r '
As a' result of the appeals from the
dispensary workers who- are ; thrown
The following bld3 were received
end opening in the office of the Su
perintendent of Public Works this
morning for supplying desks and fur
niture for the Girls' Industrial Schoo
at Moiliili: ,.
, Coyne Furniture Company, for fur
niture, $913; A. R. Arlelgh & Co.) fot
desks,- J312.S0; -Hoffschlaeger & Co.
for a portion of the furniture, $341.7",;
the Office Supply Company, for. desks
J334. - Superintendent Campbell will
announce the award of contracts
later. :
A. A. Wilson gave a luau at hif
Waliko camp on Saturday night to hi
empioyees, wLich ?.ts nh arj f-ci
ated by the men who had Js.Vsi thr
popular ccntractcr in cotr ctini cnr
of the tCt 3 'd most needed p'.cs of
road in the district Addresses were
iSade by the several head men under
wbo&G mmatremnt the contract . w-?
pulled through on time; and :oo much
cannot be "said In praise cf thelSoV !e
llutch eomb?naticn. Weck'y Tiru-s.
4- -f r 4-
-f Hawaiian Agricultural Co. an-
-f nounces a dividend of $1.50 a '4
share today, which means a dis- 4
4- tribution of $30,000 to stock- 4
4- holders in the Pahala planta- 4
.4- tion, ; ,4
4- 4- 4 414-4 4-4. 4-4- 4 4
A. Senate bill Is now before the
hcuse of Minnesota providing that all
political, editorials during" campaigns
must be signed.
of the yacht race, made by Captain
T. P, Col cord, of the S. S. Columbian.
"The Columbian was anchored in
Hilo bay very close' to the , whistling
buoy, and Captain Col cord very kind
ly offered to keep a lookout for the
yachts and take their time should
they arrive during the night Captain
Colcord stayed on the bridge himself,
and had two quartermasters with hlra
so there should be no doubt. of his de
cision being correct
"Neither Captain Colcord nor. the
quartermasters saw any light signal
flashed from the Lurline as she came
in." .
Sailed Clever Race. v
The Hawaii Herald says : - .
VBy dousing her lights Just at the
last hour and using air his knowledge
of sailing a yacht to best advantage,
Cfapt. Geo. Crozier brought the yacht
Hawaii across the line ten minutes
ahead of the Lurline which was in
command of Captain Lew Harris.
After the boys came on shore Cap
tain Harris claimed the win, stating
that he had got here two hours ahead
of the Hawaii but the figures taken
by Captain Colcord and two quarter
masters from the bridge , of the
steamw Columbian, which was lying
at anchor. in the bay showed that the
Hawaii crossed over at V. 34 a. m. and
that the Lurline followedsuit ten
minutes later. '
, Officers xt the Mauna Kea report
that the Lurline sailed from Hilo for
San Diego Thursday afternoon, , and
that the Hawaii left for Kahului the
same day. The local yacht is expect
ed to reach this port tomorrow. .
At 3 o'clock yesterday morning the
police received a telephone call saying J
that two men were prowling about In
the vicinity of the Kahala residence of
W. H. Hoogs. Two mounted officers
who ivere dispatched to the scene made
a mistake in the houses and ipirtled
Harbormaster Foster out of bed to hear
all about the burglars. r
' By. the time the harbormaster was
thoroughly awakened and he had point
ed out the rlsnt place to the policemen,
several minutes had elapsed, and when
they reached Iloogs place nothing could
be seen or heart! of the prowlers.' .
Mrs. Mary Jone Horner, widow of
Joseph J. Horner and a resident of
Honolulu for several years, dird at
her tesidence 1704 Ccllegc strset last
right. Mrs. Horner is the mother of
James Horner who irs been appoint
ed supervising principal of Koni for
the school year of 1912-13. The t y
ral services were held this aftertc.m
"t - three o'clock. ' .
: At the Outrigger Club this evening,
100 members of the organizatibu will
feast on pig cooked on tie s:one.s in
Hawaiian style and when the dinner
Is over will dmce on. the n-2vv lanai
which will be in use for the nrst time.
selves. Head Worker James Rath is
hard at work trying to push the pro
ject through without further delay,
and establish a breathing place where
the youngsters can play1 ask of ten and
as long -as they like. i- ' ; ':f:
Rath. 'has been hindered ' by the
scarcity of land, as nearly every :bit
of ground is utilized, either by a cot
tage or tenement or the owner of the
property does not desire to have it
used for a public playground.
"it 7 is a hard job ,to tackle," said
Rath while- discussing the proposi
tion, "I am afraid that it will be next
to Impossible to get a site for this
playground but we want to put this
thing through as soon as possible.
Playgrounds a Necessity. ' .
"iniblic playgrounds are no longer
an experiment, a luxury, or a novelty;
they are a necessity, and this is the
only city of any size in the United
States . w-here the municipal authorities
have, made no provision for public
playgrounds. '.;
"They own the land upon , which the
BoyV Field . is' located and lease it to
the Y. M.'C. A. for a dollar a month,
but the Y. ' M. C. A. has to pay . the
running expenses. The city itself makes
no provision for the children of the
congested districts. . -
"Punchbowl Hill is in need of a play
ground, as much as any other section
of the "city, and if the city won't pro
vide it, we will try to. Uut the task
has proven to be a difficult one.
"We had a site picked out near the
Queen's Hospital, but they wouldn't
hear of it owing to the noise that
would be made, so the next step to be
taken will be to go to the land com
missioner and see If the government
has any land to spare." V .
Mutsuhlto Has Ruled Japan for
55 Years and Developed
: , Nation .
' iAssociHtJd Press Cable 1
, T0KI0,' Japan, July 20. It
was announced at 3 o'clock
this afternoon that the Emper
or is sinking : rapidly and that
his death" may ensue, at any
momenta The Ministers of
State have been assembled at
the palace Xo await the end.
The Emperor is suffering from
cute nephritis. : ;
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, 'Newa of the Emperor's illness as
contained! in the morning cables and
verified by the above report, caused
consternation . i the local Japanese
coloney. . "
: All the Japanese papers at once ca
bled their correspondents in Toklo for
additional information regarding the
Emperor's condition and the same ac
tion was taken; by; the Japanese, con
sulate. Up to a late hour they had
received no official confirmation - of
his illness but it w?,3 reported that
a private cab'e had been received by
a prominent merchant stating that the
death of the Einperor was expected
at any momentj : ' r
; ; Matsuhlto, Emperor of Japan and
the one hundred and twenty-first of
his race, was born Nov. 3, 182. He
succeeded to the throne Feb. 13, 1867
and -was, crowned Oct. 13, 1868. He
married' Haruko; Feb. 9, 1869. ;
The heir appsrent to .the throne who
will rule the empire on the death of
his father is Prince Ybshito, born Aug
ust -3, 1879. He" was Installed crown
prince Nov.. 3,1,889. . x ; . , '
'V;Tcwh1tbIca:'of.age,',and'' took his
seat In the upper house in 1897. He
married May 10, -w 190, : Sadako, the
daughter of Prince Kujo. ; 1 - !
. - t t& m ' ' . -"
- KM
Willie Ludloff, son of Richard Lud
loff, manager ot Love's Bakery, we &
seriously injured tbis morning in a
peculiar accident at Piikoi street and
Wilder avenue. : r
Ludloff fell from a Wilder avenue
car moving out toward Puhahou
street. He was picked up -with .left
leg. apparently broken and his left bip
injured and taken to Queen's hospital
in an automobile ; by Joseph A. 'itl
man. -.
- Mr. Gilman in an auto ,had acci
dentally struck-the' car a few seconds
before the boy" fell from it.. Whether
or net the boy had been struck by
the auto is a question not yet clearly
settled. , Mr. Gilman's auto, to far rs
he knows, e ld not strike "the boy.4 On
the other hand, witrier.ies say there is
some ground for belief that the auto
struck the . boy, who, according to the
crew of the car, was sitting on the
running-board. ' "
Mr. Gilman left his house, a short
distance up Piikoi from the Wilder
avenue line, at 7:45 o'clock. He had
jui t backed out, turned around and
strrfed down street, intending to cross
the Wilder line, which runs at across
Piikoi at th',3 point A hedge blocks
the view from Piikoi westward on
Wilder avenue,: and as Mr. Oilman
reached Wilder avenue, he saw the
Punahou-bound Wilder avenue car al
most upon him. . , :
t swung hard : to the right to Keep
Norman Smith's Name Not on
List but Fisher Is Held
as Smuggler r
. Eight true bills, indicting nine per
sons were returned by .the j federal
grand jury which. made-its report' .this
morning. Norman B. Smith once
convicted of opium smuggling and at
present accused of several similar of
fenses, is not Included inf the ilst,: and
it is understood the investigation of
his esse will be taken up when' the
jury, mect.s again, on August; 7. "
James F. Fisher, alleged to have
been Smith's accomplice, is indicted
on the charge of illegally importing
smokium opium. : "
Gordon Roberts, arrested Thursday
afternoon on a charge of violating the
federal "white' slave" statute by aiding
In the tram porUI ion of Frances Jones
to Honolulu for immoral purposes,
indicted on four counts. The woman.
who wa.t picked up by the United
States marshal, was released this
morning. W. " ' "
'iue others indicted are Sunjaroand
Okata, for illicit liquor -distilling;
Henry Ulii, Mary Williams and John
Alapai, for selling liquorat retf.il
without a federal license, and Wil
lian Joseph Hokuloa, for bigamy, in
marrying Iwa Paniani while another
from colliding," said Mr. Gilman in a , vife, Hattie .Akau, was stllr living as
statement to tne oirr-iiuneiin mis ;nis wife.
- While on her way home to Hawaii
from a city in the En.;t whevV she had
been completing her musical educa
tion, Angelina T. Sylva, a graduate
ot the Normal school here figured ni
a most uncomfortable adventure when
the train on which she was riding ws
held up and robbed near Cheyenne,
Wyoming, a few days ago. Miss
Slyva lost all her money end va
luables, the robbers reverting to the
old method of cleaning up the purses
and jewels of the passengers as well
a? -dynamiting the express car.
News of Miss Slyva's plight reached
here in a cable message. Miss Sylva
ttated that, she W3s not hurt but re
gretted the delay she must experience
in ' reaching home through the fact
that she had been bereft of funds.
Her parents live on Kauai.
morni ng, "and my fend er jiu.t grazed
the back of the car, which was go
ing in an opposite direction from my
All the defendants .lave Al.pai, Mary
Williams and Ulii are in custody-and
probably Will be arraigned , Monday
auto after I had swung to the right in-; morning. The jury was excused un
to Wilder avenue. I saw a lot of peo-, til August 7. Vouchers for their fees
pie on the running-board, but if I j were mailed to the jurors by 11. S.
struck anybody, I do not know it Marshal Hendry at noon today.
"Thirty or forty feet from this ; - ' " ' , -
point, the boy fell on: tne car. ine .i wm
be immediately
bard no gong sounH'-i1
removed. ''
from the car,
potcrman said h? viw ; nie- ipi)roach-
. r f "-iaia! ! see the car
. " A A. A. Z !i
car itseit cm noi siop uniu it udu
gofie clear to the fire station.
, "I was told by the crew of the car
that the boy tad Deen sitting aown on ,ir1ni hist bfor I svi.-ie m the
the running-board. If such Is the case, to gPt out of jt's v. iy."
I could not have struck hls.left leg, , Motorcycle Officer Chilton made b.
because that was onthe opposite side. prompt inquiry thfs morning Into the
The fender would have struck khis facts of the case and says that he In
right leg. ' .. satisfied the affair was purely an acci-
After rushing the hoy to the hospl dent -It seems to have been an un
ta! Tor medical aid, Mr. Gilman went fortunate accident," said Officer Chil
to the home and took the boy s mo4h- ton. ' "The boy's thigh bone has been
er to the hospital to see her son ! cracked longitudinally, I was told by
The boy was reported to be serious- the physicians who attended him, Drs.
iy injured by the hospital authorities cooper and Wood." '
today. I - ': ' " ' -
Mr. Gilman gives a straightforward j Secretary MacVeagh' Installed a. new
account of the accident and lays that ; machine in the treasury, department
the hedge which screened the a which will be used to wash 25,000 or
proaching car from view should and
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Flames Sweep Business I
Burning Ylfarehou
Assocldtpd lrrs CubSoJ
VANCOUVER, B. Cm July 20. The mott disastrous firs in
of this city, and one of the worst on the coast, started last r.
still burning today. . . .
Gaining unexpected headway in the heart of ths fcu:irt:
among business blocks only recsntly erected, th fire sv.:,;t
the wholesale and warehouse districts. Three bl 3 wzr:v:
stroyed with their contents and a number of small b!cr' tr.i
out. "'-. ' : "'..... ";. :
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Boat Blown Across
AKsoclatrd Prrsa Cable
SAN DIEGO, Cat., July 20. Five Japant;9 fishermen " vtrs f:
wrecked on the shore, near here. They had been cut In 3 r:ty-f::l j
fishing off the Japanese coast. when a severe storm blew them cut ta :
and they were literally blown a6ross the Pacific. ,
They tried to steer for Honolulu but failed, owing to a-:r:; W!
Packers Have Dissolve
1 (Associated Press Cable
CHICAGO, lib, July 20. A formal statement that tlz
Company has dissolved, and its assets have teen distribute i:
holders, was today presented to the U S. district attorn;. Ti 1
the "beef trust" that was unsuccessfully prosecutsi. Ths -been
preparing to move for a new -trial, and it,is saiJ t!-.st t: 1 .
is largely responsible for the dissolution of the c:npjn.
or? Qrol
I ;". , , Stecial Cable to btar-DulIotinl
, WASHINGTON,' D. Cv July 20. Chairman Ctanlsy
trust investigation, committee denies the report thai
recommend the dissolution of. the. steel; trust.1 It is t.
started on Wall Street for stoclc7obbing purposes. x
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Michigan Progressive i
:" ".".-. ' 'i lt!pfclal Cable to Star-Cail'f t'.nj
JACKSON, Mich, July 20 The State convention cf X'ri tl
gressive' party convened here today. The platform which was 5
bodies all of the Roosevelt doctrines.
t; J
White Beats Mornn :
. Special Cable to JStar-BulletinJ
LOS ANGELES, CaL, July 20. Jack White won the decision over Cam
Moran in the ninth round. - - :
. - I Special Cable to Star-Bulletin -
DENVER, Colo July 20 Evans of Chicago defeated Wood ef Chica-3
for' the championship of the Western Golf Association here tzdzy.
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mS m m J
Twenty were present at the execu-
e session of the . Anti-Saloon
League, which held its monthly meet
ing in Cooke, Hall In the Y. M. C. A.
building yesterday afternoon. Sev
eral matters of importance were con
sidered and discussed both in rela
tion to things projected and also mat
ters which must be adjusted immedi
ately; - " :" ;;' - . .
Chief of these last was the election
of a secretary to take the place of
Lyle Dickey, newly appointed Judge
of the Circuit! Court cn Kauai. George
W. Paty, agent for the League, was
selected to fill the vacancy.
New quarters for the league were
cbtalned on the fifth floor or the
Stangenwald building, where Paty
will share his office with H. Gooding
Field. The present quarters which
are on .the sixth floor of the same
building, directly overhead, -nu:t ?
vacated by the first of tLe mcnth
they will be occupied by P. M. Tr- :.
who is at prcscrt lcc .' cn !'
chant Street, ewa.tf.Fcrt
"It was the largrst atter.I-r.co t! t
we have ever had at an executive :
"Eion," declared. Secretary Paty th!:
morning. "Several matters were ti':i
under consideration, among thesj t
ing the extension of . the assocl-t!:
to the other lslanl3. Nothing v.--,
definitely done In regard to thf3 czt
tcr although it was decided that vo
would .have - headquarters .at llilo,
Vailuku and Llhue respectively.
"One thing that we forot to ta' 3
up and which should have t?a ccn
Eidered is the matter of getting-a
larger membership and planning a
systematic campaign for bore
lcrs.. Vc shall . begin -'upon itiz
nnn a
y y
more worn, paper bills daily.
A formal statement of principles
upon which the Progressives jvlll
stand here is to be Ixsued and put1 be
fore a meeting of Progressives and
those interested In the movement next
week., The meeting is set tor-noon
next Monday in the offices of A. "Lv.C
Atkinson, Judd building, which have
been made headquarters for the cam
paigners, for the time being at least.
The issues that th Prn-re.:sive
wish emphasized arc-bein dralfc'.
and for several n!ght3 ex-Covcrr.:r
George R. Carter, A. U"C. ' t:.:r ;
and others interested in t-3 r r. cr - '
have been at work cn t.1 drirai;
of political faith.
Issues, not men, are -en;h3:
was stated to the Star-Eji: t!n
although the Progres:irt Ir
clean men for ofZce.

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