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ORIENTAL PORTS THIS EVENING
..Two transpacific steamships
EaJl4 from .Honolulu destined for the
. coast of Asia this evening.
'j The Pacific Mail liner Siberia w as
to .have gotten away for Japan and
China iort8 at noon today. This ves-
Bel Is being supplied with nearly four,
hundred tons of Honolulu-made sugar
rofjljng machinery. Some of the parts
Cf, the sugan mill to be forwarded to
Formosa are very heavy and much
car is required In the handling of
the pieces of iron and steel. This
morning the slings were raising eight
tbn fwheels and twelve ton rollers
with apparent ease.
vThe machinery is being stowed,
away In the forward hatches. It Is
to remain there for transhipment at
. Kobe, Japan, at which point the ma
chinery will be transferred to a ves-
V . teL bound for Keelung. Formosa. The
Siberia is being given an additional
supply of coal during the stay at this
port. All - cargo brought from the
. mainland, has been discharged, in
cluding one consignment of seven
hundred bales of hay for the local
. The Siberia is now scheduled to
fall for Yokohama at five o'clock this
The Toyo Kben Kaisha freighter
Ikiyo Maru, which has been in ,port
lor the past three days in the dis-
chArge of twenty-one hundred tons
nitrates, will be dispatched for Japan
and China ports this afternoon. The
Buyo MaruMs j bearing several hun
dred Asiatic steerage passengers in
transit for Japan and China.
Sierra an Early Arrival Monday.
The Oceanic liner Sierra; from San
ai an eany nour on wonaay morning
and Tdock at Oceanic : wharf before 8,
o clock., according to the present ex -
pectations of a . Brewer & Co., the
local representative of the ; garner :
The Sierra Is bringing 241 tons of
general cargov believed to Include
numherof automobiles for local im-
the mainland, amounting to 234 sacks,
f -v -9 .' L 1 t T
"fSTSto&'to reported to 'have ieff
he Coast port with 72 cabin an. 33
. . ft , ,f y- v .4
the Coast port
aBSTZoSta. boo .W
list of prospectlTe passengers for the v-"'" "'" ,J"ur
mainland when the vessel depart, tor l; jXTT Wteklr
San Frane.Seo next Saturday at noon. tj "untn. WheelerMrs.
wJufik'Llvt FrXnrm (2 Y- Katsumata, J. C. Evans, W.
, J fl? '-'w. Harris, Misses Tulloch (2), Mrs.
The war Junk which was reported E K Akina Mlss K. Stewart. Mrs.
yesterday in the local newspapers as jj, McKee and four children, K. Kai
arriving at San Diego must not be l!kihi and wife; Miss Y. Masuda, E.
confused' with the Chinese war Junk H. Oliver, G. H. Rockwell, A. S. Ca
(a description1 of Which appeared on i ellas, Geo. J. O'Neill, F. D. Chand
thia page the other day) which started ler, Mrs. De Clair, Miss Hitchcock,
on June 7 from Shanghai upon a some- Dr. Beasley, C. H. Hitchcock, Hung
, what risky voyage across the Pacific Luti Chung, Miss Okamura, Ah Cook,
Ocean In order to be ready to partlci- Lai Tong, Mrs. B. Cox, Miss Cox, H.
pate ia the;VVorld's Exhibition at San Miamoto, K. Wada, Master Kealoha,
Francisco In 1515. Mrs. L. Nua, Miss Heen,. J. K. Not-
..Tbe latter Junk the .Tal Fung, has ieyt c. K. Notley and wife,
met with disaster, which has resulted 1 . . mm
In the drowning of two men. She K fpne American schooner Prosper
got ashore near Tsungming Island and I gaIled for puget Sound ports this aft
was expected to return to Shanghai. ernoon after having been discharged
Two of the crew, .which was com- of a shipment of lumber,
posed J entirely of foreigners, were Tne japanT!Se liner Chiyo Maru is
drowned at a time when big seas; reported t0 nave sailed from San
swept ovr the vessel. : Francisco shortly after 1 o'clock this
-The . Shanghai Jug & Lighter Co. afternoon destined for Honolulu and
despatched one of its vessels to ttfe the 1 5 f Agi
Tsungming island immediately on the; i. h barkentine Mary Wlnkelman,
f5??h-0U ?1Z forth 'ith lumber for Honolulu, is reported
'it-Jkto??J:??ee,?--t?f to have sailed from Mukilteo today.
DULvWe.. lug revurnea lupine seiue-
ment on the 25th ultimo and reported
that she was quite unable to be of
assistance. The Junk. was lying in
about five feet of water in a perfectly
safe v position, but the tugboat could
not gel her off and she would have
to remain until the high water car-
. ried her out to sea again. ,
' The piloting of the frail war Junk
across the Pacific naturally lent itself
to 'all -.kinds of adventure, but Captain
Scurr, who is in command, could hard
ly have anticipated so many exciting'
' Incidents as crowd ed themselves into
the Journey from Woosung to Tsung
ming Island, a distance oL.but twenty- ;
five miles. In fact, from the moment J
- that the anchor was weighed in the
, river, Ill-fortune seems to have fol
lowed the vessel.
Pleiades in Distress, Known Here.
' The report thai the steamship
Pleiades, is in distress, aground off
Cape NaSiU, near Magdalena Bay and
a. probable total loss, has awakened j
more than passing interest anions
Honolulu shipping men lor the fact
that the vet set was but a few years
ago a more oress regular caller at
this port. As a chartered freighter-in
the Auieruan-iaw:iiian service the
."Pleiades visited the jKrt with lare
.general cargoes. The steamer was in
i. some respects a sister ship to the
Hyades now belonging to the Matson
'line, in that the Pleaides was operated
try the Boston Tow Boat Company in
rnnnection' with the Hyades and the
Lyra in a service from Puget Sound to
1 the Far East, with Manila as a lerniin-
1 nl port.
- Of late years, and following the re
" lease of the Pleiades from her Alur: i
can-Hawaiian charter; the freighter
' has been in the Waterhouse sei vi e
'along along the wesKfoast of the
; ; (JAS. H.
.Tic- King StretV PP Union Grill
United States. Mexico and South
America. According to late cables a
v.arship has been sent to the relief
of the stranded freighter.
Inter-Island Steamers Busy at Hawaii
Several steamers in the Inter-island
service are busy at Hawaii ports of
call according to report brought to
Honolulu this morning with the arri
val of the steamer Mauna Kea.
The Kauai was reported at Papai
kou, the Kaiulani at Ookala. Maui at
Kukaiau and Helene at Koholalele.
The Maui is expected will return to
Honolulu tomorrow morning w.th a
full load of sugar and a shipment of
Parker Ranch cattle.
The Mauna Kea returned with a
fair list of passengers and a cargo
made up of shipment of fruits, veget
ables, 10 cords wood and a quantity of
Purser Phillips reports fine weather
witn liht trade and smooth seas. At
the time of departure of the Mauna
Kea Hilo harbor was barren of deep
Several vessels which have recent
ly arrived, at the Coast after a pas
sage across the pacific have reported
' linnmiallv lor era
schools of whales,
Monarch Captain Potter,.an arrival
al VancouveTf has been no exception.
sugar vessel, insn
One of the schools numbered, as far
as could be ascertained, 180 whales.
The Irish Monarch is owned by the
Monarch Steamship Company, and
woll go to Tacoma to load lumber for
1 niDOKvnrDo mmrrn i
Per gtr Mauna Kea from Hilo, via
orts: w 0 Smithf P 0 GateSf
E E Thompson and wife, Mrs. A. II.
r t m. Webster, Mrs. L L.
M j. Mina Brown Miss
g , Mrs. Steel, Misses Treadway
m M O'Sulllvan, Mrs. Moran,
and Miss. M.
0n8ta- MIss C- Harkey. Miss H.'
,'.. MlSO r, xfjecnr rov o
iXUtlUCl UUCI AaOiJ J- ' awwv f a--- '
J X'tirV K
H'ipalrl?k'. J.nA Pie.'.d' Mo8'
Like and two children, Mrs. S. C.
"!!: s Jl!nr-.W"6..S.4 IV:
Tho AmArPti RrhnonAr Rlakelev
with lumber irom Everett is fourteen
days out from that' port, enroute to
According to late advices the Ameri
can schooner Repeat with lumber
from Willapa for. Honolulu should ar
rive here daily.
A cargo of Australian coal from
Newcastle left that port in the Ameri
can schooner Kona 28 days ago, with
destination as Ahukini.
The next mail dispatched for the
mainland will leave Honolulu in the
Pacific Mail liner Nile, scheduled to
depart on next Tuesday.
The arrival of the schooner Robert
lwprs from Port Gamble with a
shipment of lumber is expected daily.
: The vessel sailed from the Sound 27
t days ago.
The American-Hawaiian freighter
Mexican with a general cargo for the
Hawaiian islands is reported to have
left San Francisco for Seattle on
The Oceanic steamship Sierra now
enroute to Honolulu from the roast is
scheduled to arrive here on Monday
irorning with passengers, freight and
material from MejilTInes
i'! the British bark Eudora is enroute
tr the Hawaiian islands. The vessel
sailed from the nitrate port twenty
one days ago.
With twelve thousand tons sugar
and several hundred tons preserved
pinapples the American-Hawaiian
freighter Alaskan is reported to have
arrived at Salina Cruz on last Sunday.
with lumber ana pieces oi neavy
timber, the schooner Ror.ert R. Hind
is enroute from Astoria to Kahului.
and should arive at the' Maui port
most any day. The vessel sailed
from Columbia River twenty-one days
TIDESSUN AND MOON
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Newmoon Aug. 12, 9:27 a. m.
Temperature a. m., 74; 8 a. in.,
f'O; 1 a. m., 81; 12 noon, 81; mini
mum last night, 73. '
Wind 6 a. ra., 2 miles, NE.; 8 a,
m., 3 miles, E; 10 a. ra., " miles, NE;
12 'noon, 7 miles, NE; movement past
4 hours, 167 miles. -
Barometer at 8 a. m.. 30.00: dew-
j ,.oint at g a. m. 64; relative humid-
ity, 8 a. m., f9; absolute humidity, 8
c. ro., 6.4"j1; total rainfall during past
i.4 hours, 0.
VESSELS TO AND
FROM THE ISLANDS
(Special Cable to Merchants'
Exchange.) . t
Wednesday, August 17.
SAN FRANCISCO Sailed, August 17,
1:25 p. m., S. S. China for Hono
lulu. MUKILTEO Sailed, August 16, Bar
kentine M. Minkleman, for . Hono
lulu. SAN FRANCISCO Sailed, August 16,
S. S. Hilonian, for Seattle.
SAN FRANCISCO Arrived, August
16, 9 p. m., S. S. Enterprise from
Hilo, August 7.
HILO-Sailed, August 12, Schooner
Melrose for Astoria.
PORT TOWNSEND Arrived, August
17, Schooner Nokomis, hence July
S. S. SIBERIA sails for Yokohama at
p. m. today.
Honolulan to Leave Maui Freight
Frejght for Maui brought to the Is
lands in the Matson Navigation S. S.
Honolulan will be discharged at- Ka
hulul. TheHonolulan departed for the
Valley Isle last night, taking a dq?en
passengers and several hundred tons
of cargo brought down from the Coast.
The Honolulan Is to take on a quan
tity of sugar and; 4s due to return to j
lionoiuiaa;. oy sunaay morning, Tne
Honolulan is. scheduled to sail for San
Francisco at 10 o'clock' "Wednesday
morning. A fair list of passengers has
been 4 bctofcetflf 6r 4J3ah Praricisco i
Company Seeks Relief From Liability.
The Pacific Coast Steamship Com
pany has filed a ''petition in the United
States Dijtrict Court .limit its lia
bility in' he suits arising out of the
stranding Sf the steamer Santa Qosa
on the southern coast a year ago.
There are suits pending against the
Company for $175,000 , damages, and
the company asks that its liability be
fixed at $2000 as the value of the ves
sel Immediately after the wreck, and
$1330 freight pending.
Sugar on Hawaii.
Sugar awaiting shipment on Hawaii
Includes the following, according to a
report brought to this city by Purser
Phillips of the steamer Mauna Kea:
Olaa, 20,000 sacks; Waiakea, 8000;
Hawaii Mill., -3252; Hilo Sugar Co.,
10,000; Onomea, 4950; Pepeekeo, 4000;
Honomu, 2100; Hakalau, 10,200; Lau
pahoehoe, 7000; Kukaiau, 3000; Ha
makua Mill, 5900; Paauhau, 5500; Ho
nokaa, 4017; Kukuihaele, 5638; Puna
luu, 5015; Honuapo,S742.
Australian Coal For Honolulu.
The British steamship Cennachar,
a carrier of considerable size has been
fixed to load a full shipment of Austra
lian coal at the port of Newcastle, N.
S W.. The vessel and cargo are de
stined for the Hawaiian islands and
it is posible that the fuel may be dis
charged at Honolulu instead of being
diverted to island ports. The charter
is reported to have been made by
Hind, Rolph'and Company.
Japanese Still Buying Additional
The Osaka Shosen Kaiiha has pur
chased a new steamer of "7000 tons
register in the United Kingdom and
renamed her the "Luzon Maru" for
the transpacific service of the com
pany. The new steamer is to be used
as a relief vessel for the fleet in order
that when delays occur the schedule
will still be maintained.
The following wireless message has
been received from the Oceanic S. S.
Co.'s S. S. Sierra, bound for Hono
lulu from San Francisco:
S. S. Sierra, at Sea, Aug. 16. 1912. 8
d. m 72 cabin passengers. 33 steer
age passengers; 2241 tons Of general
cargo for Honolulu, 234 sacks mail
for Honolulu. Will dock at O. S. S.
w harf about 7:30 a. m. Monday.
Aerograms from nearby liners.
Two trans-Pacific liners were spok
en through wireless last evening.
M. N. S. Wilhelmina. en route from
Honolulu to San Francisco, August 16.
Irl2. S p. m. T."7 miles from Hono
lulu; fine weather; all well.
O. S. S. Sierra, en route to Hono?
lulu. August 16. 1912. S p. m Seventy
two cabin, 2."'4 bags of mail.
Iwalani Back From Hawaii.
Bringing 42H sacks of sugar and a
small quantity of sundries, the Inter
lsland steamer Iwalani returned from
Hawaii ports this morning. The ves
sel met with fair weather, light winds
and smooth seas.
IIj ft f 19
Mauna Kea For Hilo Thia Afternoon.
A fair sized cargo and a list of pas
sengers including a number of visitors
to the volcano will leave for the Big
Island with the departure of it'
seamer Mauna Kea for Hilo tnis aft
ernoon. The Mauna Kea on arrival
from Hawaii and Maui ports thi i
morning was given a prompt dispatch. '
A Possible Arrival At This Port.
The British steamer Lodaner has
been taken on time charter by Davies
& Fehon for a period of five to seven
months at 3 shillings. She will be
delivered in Japan and come over to
this coast either from Honolulu or
Newcastle and load lumber on the
Sound for Australia.
New Liner Makes Maiden Voyage.
On her maiden voyage a"rois the
Pacific, the ne liner "Shidzuoka
Maru," of the Nippon Yusen Kaisha.
sailed from Yokohama for luget
Sound Julv 3.
Friday, Aue. 1ft.
Newcastle N. S. V. Saint Hilda. Br '
stmr p. m.
Hawaii iorts Iwalani. stmr p. m.
Saturady. Aug. 17.
Hilo via w-ay ports Mauna Kea. :
stmr a. m. t
Friday Aug. 16.
stmr 5 p. m.
Kauai ports Noeau stmr 5 p. m.
A. : :
I PASSENGERS DEPARTED
Per P. M. S. S.Siberia. for Japan , Mr Waldron has been kept at home
rnd China ports: Mr. and Mrs. P. , tor several days bv a severely sprain
Gordon, Miss E. B. Gordon, Mrs.'ed anke and the fact Uiat he WOixIcl
.ionn v iveaior. miss itacnaei iea-
tor, "John F. Keator, Jr., Dr. Harry
M. Keator, Clement S. Keator. H. S.
li.. Randolph, Mrs. A. R. Smith.
Per M. N. S. S. Honolulan, for Ka
hului, Aug. !6. Miss Beach, Ben F.
Vickers, Mr. Barnes,
Mrs. A. E. Erune, W.
S. G. Wilder, J. N. S. Williams, Mrs
J. N. S. . Williams and chHd, Mr.
Gray, Mr. Watson, Mr. Richards, Mr.
Greenwell, Mr. Waterhouse, Mr. .ludd,
! Mr. Brekers, Mr. Roth, Mr. Anderson,
Mr. Horner, Mr. Lowrey, A. L. Castle.
Per str. Claudme, for Hilo, via way
ports, Aug. 16 Alexander Hume Ford,
Mrs. John E. Schmidt, .Miss Mabel
Hubbard, Jno. Catton, Mrs. A. A.
Roseholl and infant, Lilly K. Auld, M.
Jacob, Mrs. Dickins, Alice Dickins, T.
Osaki, A. Fukuda, two children and
maid, Miss Hunter, L. Tobrina, E. H.
Nagel, M. Jacob, Mrs. Saffery, Miss
Faffery, M. G. Paschall, Eva Paschall.
August Paschall, D. L. Withingtou,
W. H. Hoogs, Jr., C. A. Doyle, Mrs.
Kapohakimohewa, W. J. Coelho,A. R.
Bindt, Maria S. Perreira, Gladys Hai
na, J. Guard, Mrs. Roback. Miss Flora
Medeiros, Herbert Turner, John Hag
. n : . 1
taken Into the frail racing shell, and
help came Quickly. Lloyd called to t he
Myrtle clubhouse to prepare for the
men, and no time was lost when they
were fished from ihe water.
Norman seemed none the worse to
day for his narrow escape
"I don't remember much after go
ing down through the bottom of the
noat, he told a Star-tiulletin re
porter. "No, I don't feel as bad as
you'd think after coming
croaking. I feel pretty
morning, but all tired out and ready
tc sleep some more. I wish I knew
who the Japs were, for I wanted to
ibank them. The first thing I asked
when I came to was where they were,
but they'd gone." j he took the beggar to the police sta-
! tion. With him went John Effinger
Articles of Incorporation were filed V;ho had also been solicited fdr alms
lodav bv the McGrew Estate, Ltd., 'hy the man a mbment before and ac
capitalized at $100,000 with a maxi- cordingly a complaint was fifed
mum ronitaliraHnn limit nf $:.fllHH)0 arrninot flnnrcra RavtflP fnT VSCTanCV.
The concern is organized to handle!
a general real estate and mortgage
business. The stock, divided into
1.000 shares is divided as follows:!
Katherine McGrew Cooper, 498:
shares: J. Tarn McGrew. 49S shares: I
?nd one share each for the following:
v n Tontipv rn-p?irtpnt Tharles 13.
M.-Jm A V-- f ij , -- - -
iHont nri ft irpftnr :
Walter' F Dillingham and Robbins B.lwill be the pouring of the concrete, a!to the mainland of America, attracted
aro n,vi,n;H u Tront is named new mixture adopted after much ex-! by reports of much better conditions
as secretary of the firm.
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PHONE 1 7Q4
W. G. PEACOCK & CO., LTD.,
wniu'T rum mi?
nun i nun tun
N PhKUlS HNH P
Two prominent citizens indorsed by
the businessmen's committee as can -
ftirtat- fr th hnnr.l nf nrwrYtnri
have informed the Star-Buletin
they will noi make the race.
James Gibb. manager of Honolulu
plantation, in a communication to this
ipaper. received this morniug, says:
"I would iay that I have no ?rire
to run for supervisor for several rea
sons and have already so advised th t
business men's committee of my views!
on this matter. I would much prefer
doing my part as a citizen outside of
the board by cooperating with them
in a general way."
Mr. Gibb believes that Charles Ar
nold, now a member of the board.
would be a strong candidate for re -
election from Ea district. .
F. L. Waldron, also indorsed as a
candidate for the board, said yester
day afternoon that he will not run.
"I was willing to run on a strictly
business ticket, without regard to
partylines and supported simply as a
proposition of the Dest and most effi
cient men for the places," he says,
"but as the committee's report indors
ed only men of one party, I do not
feel that it is a strictly business men's
r.nt mn hA nnt hn k.mwn
not run had not been known to the
committee that proposed the names,
but he says that his determination
not to run under the circumstances is
That J. M. Dowsett, who was Jn-
j dorsed for delegate, might decide jiot
(ln nm has been the report for sv-
eral davs and the report received gen
eral circulation yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Dowsett today would say only
that he is not yet ready to make any
statement on the matter.
Others, say. that the apathy shown
by the community, generally has
been a great disappointment , to the
men who worked hard and success
fully to secure the consent of a large
number of prominent citizens to be
come political candidates, and that
the indifference of the businessmen
to this or any other ticket has made
the candidates feel that they are get
ting anything but enthusiastic sup
GOVERNOR MAY CHANGE
PLANS FOR. ARMORY
"It looks as though the present
plans drawn by the architects for the
proposeu new uiiuviy win uic w
modified to some extent," remarked
Governor Frear today, when , asked
concerning the recent statement cre
ftitfid to Marston Camnbell. The lat-
ter was quoted as saying be was unal -
terably opposea 10 me iueas oi v uiuuci
J. W. Jones, of the national-guard,
t Campbell Is quoted as declaring
he did not favor the construction of
tiers of rooms along three sides of the
proposed building, because it would
be a veritable sweatbox.
' "Col. Jones, Superintendent KCamp
bell, the architects who are to draw
the plans, and I probably will hold fa
conference shortly, when we will go
0VeT tne entire proposition." said the
"You don't look very prosperous;'
so near. saj a seedy-looking individual to Har
good this hor-Officer Carter on Alakea wharf
yesterday morning,, "but I suppose
you could give me the price of a
"No, but I know where you can gei
ono for nothing," replied Carter and
He was arraigned in cour tthis morn-
ing and sentenced to five days on the
reef for vagrancy.
Bright and early Monday morning
work wiirbe resumed on construc-
tion of the Pearl Harbor drydock by
i the Hawaiian Dredging Company, me
j - -
' most imnortant oart of the operation
perimentation, on the dock bottom.
LACK OF SHIP
(Contlnu3 from Pg4 T)
erase expense of $72.23 per individual.
or $201. per adult male.
i nes? tnree vessels brought to Ha
waii 16Vi m-n, 1101 women and 1915
children, a total addition to the pop
utation of 4".9i Dersoua. from whim
r number, however, must be deducted
twenty immigrants who were return-.
j ed to their homes by the board for
"From personal observation by the
commissioner, and judging by reports
? reeeiveu uy tne department from the
' Trious districts throughout the Terri-
tory where they were engaged, these
immigrants seem to be satisfactory and
appear generally contented with con
ditions as they find them In Hawaii."
Ducussinc Russian lmmirfrtlon.
which has been temporarily suspend
ed, the report states that the bclard
held several conferences.
of reports of considerable
Hon in the Territory re3i
1 Russians and the suggestio
t ciass or immigration be s
ortuguse manenUy if people of the Fortucuse
and Spanish nationalities could be ob-
tained Instead, but it was found theytnce or a Tine.
were sufficiently accentable to ron -
tinue the recruiting from Russia.
"The instructions to Commissioner
C lark, wfto has been sent to Russia,
were explicit as to the class of people
desired, and it is sincerely hoped that
as a result of his mission a source of
supply may be found from whic& peo
ple suited to conditions in the Terri
tory may be obtained. -
"It is expected that considerable
time will be required for the proper
prosecution of the work with which
.Mr. Clark has been entrusted, as it Is
the desire of the board to be fully
and reliably informed of the people
residing in the country districts of
Jiussia proper before any further steps
are taken for the continued regular
introduction of Russian immigrants to
The report states that the number
of Russian immigrants brought Into
the Territory in the last yearns 266,
at average, cost per male of $140.S3,
or $C0.35 per capita. The total num
Wer imported stitce this work has
been started Is 2056. of which 103a
tre men, at a cost per capita of
It adds that of this number approx
imately 1085. remain , in "the ' Islands,
t hough most of tbem are now en
feaged In general work throughout
the country, other than that supplied
by th'e plantations;" and in many in
stances the reports of these are grat
ifymg." . ...,. . ,.
Brown's Operations.', r frt;vV' :
f- "Raymond C. Brown, together with
Lilr. -Campbell, dispatched the last
shipment 61 Spanish and jPortuguese
r immigrants to Hawaii by the Harpa-
iion. His work since that Mil meJ
(early, last January), has been that of
endeavoring to procure another yes
fcel for charter by theboard, bui up
to the Dresent his efforts, in this dl-
t rccHon have been wlthnut: 'mmm'
The considerable increase of .freight
rates in all directions has had its ef
fect upon the negotiations In which
Mr. Brown has been "engaged during
the last four or five months.' and the
bdard is today confronted with a sit
uation In regard . to high rate's for
charter parties that Hs unprecedented.
hips suitable, for thk business .'have
been, without exception offered at
euch figures that the ttoard is un-
iable to: entertain any of the propos
als and it seems now. as if this condi
tion of affairs wo'uld - continue for
some time. - V
"The Hoard fully recognizes the.tfle
sirability of the continued Introdtu
tion to Hawaii of a class of people
eligible to citizenship and likely to
settle within its confines and become
s permanent laboring population, and
it is with this idea strongly In mind
that instructions ?have been given the
Commissioner- to make an extenMed
and thorough investigation cf Russia
as a source from which such persons
j av ue oDtainea
j Majority satisfactory
Continuing, the retort says of those
who have left Hawaii for the mam
iaid: "Generally speaking, all ot the
people introduced to Hawaii bythe
Hoard have been of a satisfactory
Some, it is true, have drifted
existing there, but the
Board is in -
RETURN, HE SAYS
Believed Real Worg Here Will
Be Undertaken by Gordon
Although Assistant U. S. Attorney
General Peyton Gordon leaves Hono
lulu today on the Siberia for a six
weeks' visit In Japan, it is generally
believed that the real purpose of, his
mission to this city has not been com
pletely fulfilled, and that his real
work will be undertaken on his re
turn, which will be early In October.
It is not generally accepted as log
ical that a Federal Grand Jury would
be called and that the official him
self would spend a week here conduct
ing an Investigation that leads only
conviction or one man lor a
U:etty offense,, with an attendant sen-
f 1 he one conviction has not hushed
lne fipssip on the street which says
ftnat immigration affair are uudergo-
ing a deep probe, and that disclos
ures of much more widespread Inter
est are to come as the result of Gor
don's visit.. ' ' 4a j.
The work of the grand Jury is not
yet finished. If present indications are
to be believed. Though Gordon; Is
leaving, the jury is not excused, but
has been called for. next Monday af--ternoon-
A number of minor matters
may be investigated,, and some petty
vt fenders brought to light, but it Is
thought the - really serious business
of the Federal Jury will not be known
until the special agent returns from
the Orient. k. ':
formed that of these a considerable
number are' very desirous '61 return
ing to Hawaii, finding that their con
dition of IJfe in Ais country Is much,
preferable to that in their naUve land
end certainly far better than that
found in California and other, States ;
on the Pacific Coast at the present,
time.- ' . 1: : -;
Under i a general; head, ,the report
concludes: ; " . . ' " "; .'
-The act' of the legislature of 13U
creating the Department or Immlgfa
tf on,. Labor and Statistics, and uu&r
which th Board Is now operating, ap
pears to be satisfactory and Is.bellev
ed to ixufflclently; provide for all exi
gencies that , may arise In connection
wfth, the operation of 'the Board
through the Department. 1
$10 000,000 SpehC V -l n,: 'i':
"The agricultural - Interests - of . th
countrv ;are. we believe, - In sympathy
with, the'' endeavors : of the Board to '
cWain for "Hawaii a class of, neoplo
hd ;wllf become permanent residents
and citizens of the Territory' and T'Co
t all times extended such suDport as
was Considered necessary and rropr.
If,the policy of the goternment In re
gard to the settlinV of lands through
out the Territory la continued we be
lieve this will be an additional aid ti
the work of the Boards looking to. .
permanent settlement of .peonle In Ha
waii after they have beea introdu?ed.
and, will. In ereat me sure terfd to
star .what 4 tide of emigration to the
mainland now exists ,., '' , ,
"Since the commencement of asaMt
ed; immigration to! Hawaii, some flftr
yearsjaro It.ls estimated that aMut
tch million dollars has been exnered
for immigration purpofes and thi' M
this, sum about nine and one-half mil
lion dollars renresents the .total er-::
pem'.itnre.ty the, government of Ha
waii in this couse. ' ' -'. ' -'
l ISTS OF UNRERISTEREO 5
VOTERS SENT TO WORKERS
; Lists of citizens who. have not reg
istered but who are entitled tq vote
at the coming election, as compiled
from the. great register, were mailed '
today by the Territorial Republican
Central Committee to all of the pre
cinct clubs. It is proposed that party '
workers armed with these Hsts get
busy in the various precincts . anxl '
make a personal canvass of the vot
ers of their party and see to it that
liiey register. . , . - -
He is a poor chauffeur who doesn't
know what he Is driving at. . : .
NEAR FORT .