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China. Oct. 13.
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Marama, sNov. 6.
For YaneoBTen
Makura, Nov. 5.
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Evening Bulletin. Est 1882, No. 5366.
Hawaiian Star, VoL XX, No. 6407.
Mott-Smith - Puts Legality of
Republican Filings Up
' : to Lindsay.
Attorney-General Alex. Lindsay has
been formally asked to-give his writ
ten opinion concerning .- the validity!
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Br f! a
oi me nominauon T papers iueo D. wniy.,nw nuoe mirqurB, wno uhcu
the Kepubllcan nominees to the Leg- la yearln the criticajf World's series,
lalatare from MauL , The, letter of come to.the front for lite second time
protest from; Chairman M. a Pa- In the t?resent series 4thd defeat Bos
checo of the Democratic Territorial 1 bX magnificent exhibition of the
centra! committee reached the office pitcher's art. Score. New York 5,
of Secretary E. A, Mott-SmJth only! Boston 2. ""' v,J y
thia morning. : but thr matter, was ; Opposed to the "Rube" was Jake
take up Immediately by that offlcO ?Uh!'g ;plbaM taf Buck" O'Brien,
and submitted to the Attorney-Gen-j but ? b"ke "nd,ertth "train of fac
cral, in ;a.communicaUon published '"fll00 Yoilk b?n, and a,,ow
In .part, below. : ; v bM h,tf v ,crf u!f n10"1"1-
.. . . : I O'Brien was taken from-tha hax when
At the same time the leaders of the
Democratic organltation state that
- regardless of the conclusion reached
by the Attorney-General, the question
:wlll ; undoubtedly ; be carried Into the
courts for adjudication. Should vhis
decisionsupport " the Democratic ' con
tention, that; the nominations cannot
be accepted because Jhe , nominees
iafled ' to signify, on ' their 'pipers,' the
party with which they' are affiliated,
the Republicans' will of course go in
to court ' for a ; writ of maadamns
against the 'Secretary of the Terri
tory compelling him - to place the
candidates, names on the ballot, jr.
Should Lindsay's opinion . hold that
the nomination: papers were filed ac
cording to law, the Democrats will
carry the matter Into court on an in
Junction suit to keep; the names off
the ballot . : ; ; .k
in his communication to the Attorney-General,
the Secretary; submits
four queries,' calling .-v for . & compre
hensive opinion that may cover, the
entire problem of the filing of noml-
(Continusd on Page 2)
Hero oT Russo-Japanese; War I J1"6 e8 0 fi af abscure
"1. .lWI M i w w w f nripjiBtl hnrt whn died at kpa was
Ships as Forecastle Hand
from Honolulu
Famous throughout the world for his
deeds of daring during the Russo
Japanese war, but unknown in Hono
lulu when he shipped from here as a
common sailor before the mast Louis
Spltzer, noted blockade-runner, died at
sea on the bark Foohng Suey while
that vessel was carrying load of Ha
waiian sugar around the Horn.
Spltzer was well-known to many peo
ple living In Honolulu, but none of
them when he shipped, It seems rec
ognized in him the gentleman adven
turer who was probably the last of the
American privlteer skipper. Not un
til1 the Foohng Suey arrived at New
York 136 days from Mahukona -did
?rerrMflt ftvi Alakea Stsu Pbone 26!?.
Great Left-Hander Holds Red
Sox Safe All the
l ' Way
two bostoFpitchers
Joe Wood Will Attempt to Win
His Third Game To-
x morrow
1 I Associated Press Cable J
NE$ YORK, N. Yn Oct 14-Thou
sandr upon thousands of frenzied fana
it was seen that he coutd not stop the
Giant batters and Collins was sent in
to succeed him. , , ; . . i
Marquard was simply . unbeatable.
He had the same sTiarp-breaking
curves, fine control and. terrific, speed
that, he showed last week.'-- '' . . 7'.;
The series now staniTV three games
for "Boston r to two i fZ r' New Yorki
Staht'.wjll ;undoubtedT"ir:hIs pre
mier pitcher. 'Joe Wood,'-io to the box
at V Boston tomOrrowrJLo se If the
youngster cannot wref his third game
from the Giants and intake it four for
the ' Red Sox.'. McG raw's choice Js
doubtful. Matthewson has " been ; in
rare form this series, but unlucky, and
though he worked last Saturday, he
may; be called upon again tomorrow.
Score: R H E
New York . 5 11 2
Boston . , . . ..... .... 2 , 7 1
r Batteries Marquard and Meyers;
O'Brien, Collins and Cady.
NEW YORK, N.. Y, Oct 14. The
attendance at today's game was 30
622 people, and the . receipts $6554,
of which each club gets $29,994, and
the . national commission, $5,366.
the daredevil Spitzer. The Fpohng
Suey arrived about October 6, having
sailed from Mahukona on May lw and
the ttory of Spltzer's death has juat
reached those here and those who knew
Spitzer died at sea after trying
bravely to hide his identity, and doing
the hard wor& of a forecastle hand
under the racking pains of a consump
tive almost worn jto skin and bones.
Spitzer was the hero of the oriental
waters for a decade or more. With
his brother, Dick, he revived in reality
the most adventurous days of the free
lances of the seven seas. As pearler,
blockade runner, gun runner, Louis
Spitzer had hair breadth escapes
which would fill many volumes. Again
and again he laughed at great fleets of
the world powers, at the spitting guns
of heavily manned forts, the gold lace
oi angry admirals and even the stone
walls of oriental Jails. His brother
shared mo&t of his later adventures.
Throughout the Russo-Japanese war
the "Spitzer brothers" and their food
(Continued on page two.)
"Here It Comes," Said Bryan, f
and He and Curator Stokes j
Feel Its Pulse !
' Here comes an earthquake," said
W. A. Bryan of the College of Ha
waii, quite calmly yesterday morning
at twelve minutes to, sik o'clock.
Let's have a loos at it."
Profpssor Bryan and John F. G.
Stokes, curator of the Bishop 'Mu
seum, were spending Saturday night
at the latter's cottage at Kailua on
this island. Saturday nigbfi they had
been sitting up talking about the
temblors, and when Bryan, who was
lying awake early yesterday, heard
i ,
Story of Hamburg-American
Deal Gains Strength tn
Coast Circles
Change Would Endanger Amer-
icarb Flag on Many Boats
Touching This Port
A change of flag and registry In the
several Pacific Mail liners that make
regular calls at the port of Honolulu
during, the course of their trans-Pacific
voyage Is the prediction that is
being freely made by steamship men
who profess to be cognizant with af
fairs ,on'the coast
That German colors will fly from
the Pacific Mail steamers is' a story
that will not down, despite', rather
lukewarm denials that have r follow
ed the spreading of the report
, The Oceanic steamship' Sierra, to
reach-the Islands this morning after
a pleasant five days and - eighteen
hours of steaming from- San Fran
cisco, shed additional light upon ' the
oft-repeated declaration that the Hamburg-American
Interests we;e to as
sume control of the Pacific - Mail,
which would lead to further elimina
tion of the American flag in the Paci
fic. . . ' ; :;. AM y-yU
;' At the Ume the Sierra sailed from
San " rrancisct: Vice-President and
General Manager Rv. Schwerin was
absent from the city and believed: to
be in New JTork where negotiations
toward a , sale of the , Southern Paci
fic interests In the Pacific Mail Were
alleged to be progress.
Ignorance Alleged. ; '
tThe statement was made this morn
ing that practically . all lesser lights
in Pacific Malldom along . the , coast
profess the densest ignorance ' con
cerning any possible chance of the
line changing ownership and flag, v
As the story goes, the Pacific MaiL
which operates the Mongolia, Man
churia, Korea, Siberia, Persia, China
and Nile, has been approached by a
powerful syndicate including the
Hamburg-American and White. Star
directorate, with a view of taking over
the business of the company rin the
Two of the present fleet of Pacific
Mailers are of British registry, the
Persia and Nile flying the Union
Jack, while the remaining five liners
are built in American yards.
Should the Btory prove more that
rumor, it would mean much and spell
disaster to great extent .to Honolulu
and the Territory of Hawaii With
five great liners sailing under a for
eign registry, the traveling public
would be placed at a serious disadvan
tage with a constantly increasing tou
rist travel knocking at the doors of
the Territory and demanding admis
sion. From the grave nature of the story
brought to this city with the arrival
of the Sierra it is more than likely
that the several business organiza
tions with headquarters in this city
may take the matter up with a view
of learning something definite con
cerning the repeated rumor of a moot
ed sale of Pacific Mail control.
Although the report of the sale
could not be confirmed, it was said
among shipping men that the Pacific
(Continued on Page Two. )
The postmaster general has approv
ed the issue of 1915 stamps designed
especially to celebrate the world's
fair. The issue is of a 1-, 2-. 5- and 10
cent denomination. The stamps will
go on sale in January, 1913.
a rumbling and a sputtering as if
snme hoarse telephone was out el
order deep down in the infernal re
gions, he knew what was coming and
eot ready to observe the symptoms.
The shock was felt at Kaimuki
and other sections of Honolulu about
six o'clock yesterday morning. In
some homes there was a rattling of
dishes and other loose things. H. T.
Mills, who lives in Eighth avenue,
Kaimuki. said this morning:
"I have noticed that earthquake
shocks usually come after rain and
are followed by more rain. It is just
a theory of mine, formed when liv
ing in Konu. The water penetrating
to molten lava far down in the earth
(Continued on Pagt 4). f
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Special Star-Bulletin AprogTam
HILO, Hawaii, Oct. 14. Kilauea is
again going into action. Whether it
is the result of the war in Europe for
two earthquake shocks felt over the
entire island of Hawai yesterday
morning, no one can-say, but at any'
rate the nres tnat nave Deen piaying
deep down in the crater are slowly
rising again. The shocks yesterday
were distinct and are reported to have
been felt around the big island.
Much interest is being manisfosted
in the address which Senator A. F.
Judd will make before the Civic
federation next Wednesday after
noon at four o'clock on "Sanitation
Roads." The importance of the sub
ject and Senator Jinid's interest in
it and familiarity with the' sanitary
needs of the city led the federation
to secure the address. A cordial in
vitation has been extended to all to
attend- the meeting, which will be in
the Public Service Association head
quarters, King stn et. ?
SAX FRANCISCO., Oct. 14 Beets
88 analysis, 9s 6 l-4d. Parity, 3.99 -
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Associated Press Cable
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 14,
Col. Theodore Roosevelt, who
is in Milwaukee on his cam
paign tour, was shot here ' to
day, supposedly by a socialist,
Filpatrick, in the hotel where
he was stopping. The seri
ousness of his injury is not
definitely known. .
The city, is in an uproar and
the police reserves have been
called out.
Telegrams have been sent
to his wife and family.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 14
Col. Roosevelt's injuries are
found to be slight, although he
is under the care of physicians.
His assailant has been
caught by the police, but his
nomo and hie reaenn fnr tho,tnat ne saw Tno nrst attack or tne
name anil lllb reabOn lOr Uiei Henriques father and son. and that a
act have not yet been wrung
from him.
The whole country is wild
ly excited over the news.
Convicts of the Wyoming state pris
on, hung a negro in the prison yard
after he had boasted of an assault be
had made on an old woman who had
been an "angel" to many of the pris.
The deed was done before the
guards.could jnterfere
LaUiTuuVJ U g ILy VLy L
William Kekumano, policeman at
Napoopoo told in circuit court this
morning how he, as an officer of the
law, struggled with Joseph Henriques
for the possession of a rifle at that
place on the night of November 14,
during the fight between the Henri
ques family and some Japanese, and
how, during his struggle, he heard
the shots fired by John Gomes Henri
ques that killed Oyama and wounded
one of the other Japanese.
Kekumano is the second important
witness in the trial of John Gomes
Henriques, before a jury in Judge
Whitney's court on the cuarge of mur
der in the first degree. He stated
moment later he saw the white men
running up the" road toward, him, with
the Japanese in pursuit. Seeing the
rifle resting against the fence near
by, Kekumano, thinking the white
men were running to get the gun,
grabbed it himself. When they reach
ed him the elder Henriques. he said
grappled with him for its possession,
while the son threatened to shoot Ke
kumano, he averred, unless he gave
it up. Despite the threat, Kekumano
stated, he clung to the .weapon, and
a moment latere he.heard .the. reports
Military Tribute to Soldier Who
;Y Died Working : at His
'i.Post of.Duty: v : i
8 n t tt uM un tin nnnuuntx
tt:V! ' ' ;': . K
U : The funeral services of the late
8 Major John H. Wholley will ' be 8
8 marked '.by the solemn military 8
8 ritual accorded the 'soldier dead. 8
8 The casket, resting on ; an "artir- 8
8 lery caisson fully horsed, equip- 8
8 ned. and manned, and escorted 8
8 by the. third battalion of the Sec- 8
8 ond infantry, will be conveyed
8 from Fort Shatter to the terapor- 8
8 ary receiving place at "Williams' 5
8 undertaking establishment, ! 8
8 y To ; the solemn music ; of the 8
8 Second infantry band, the funeral 8
8 cortege will proceed to the ; city. 8
8 An impressive military : rite, the 8
8 origin of which' Is lost in antli- 8
8 ulty, Is that of leading the deai 8
8 officer's charger, v in mournta; 8
8 caparison, behind the casket. The 8
8 bridle is hooded In black, and 8
8 boots dangle from the empty sad- 8
8 die, spurs forward ' and' toes to 8
8 theirearvr-'-? :
8 ' .The honorary pall-bearert who 8
8 will follows the caissoa' are G- iJ
8eral' - JL:; M. Macomb, i Cclcncl i
8 French;1 x Lieut ? Col. Campbell, 8
8 Major Cheatham, Major Kennedy, 8
8 MaJor TItnberlaiert ;::2jor. Mc- 8
18 ClareandCaptaJa :Jlarrl3. .
8' - The ; funerar. aremomes win
8 be held-tombrrow. afterncc at 3
8 o'clock,; the corteis beins forced '''
8 opposite , the deceased, officer'a'8
8 quarters. - " -" ,
8 8 8 8 88888888 8 8 8 8 8
" Ati8. post ; literally until ; the hour
when -ath calll hiai from 4a life
ppent in his country's seryice, Major
John H.: Wholley, Second taf uitry- U.
S. ; commandant .cf Fort S haf t er,
was. stricken, with. .heart failure last
Saturday afternoon and died, .within' a
few minutes. Death occurred shortly
after four o'clock and Father Ulrica,
of the Roman Catholic Mission, who
had come : to visit the comma,adant
and was with him when the attack o
acute heart disease- came upon . him,
administered the rites' of the church
when it was apparent : that the com
mandant was breathing. his last,
For. some weeks Major Wholley has
been confined to his home and lately
to his room by the results of a hard
attack of -bronchitis which he con
tracted about a' month . after his ar
rival in Hawaii. '-From this attack he
Lever fully recovered, and although
he was. able to take part In the man
euvers last May: during the i. Tlslt of
jthe, Inspector-General, his health de
clined during the summer and hid
strength gradually left him. Though
weakened in body, the commandant
never gave up work and. all. day Sat
urday he was busy , with matters ,of
post administration, receiving . ; re- .
ports, signing documents and carry
ing out the many duties that devolv
ed upon him. He was , working a
large part of the afternoon and was
in good spirits. Major, "Kennedy.;
medical officer, called upon him and
found him quite cheerful However,
it was evident that his condition was
serious and Father Ulrich was sent
for by Mrs. Wholley to come and visit
the Major. They were talking lathe
Major's room when suddenly ha
caught his breath and said, between
gasps, that he felt faint. Medical aid
could do nothing fot the major, who
died within a few, moments. '
The news of Major Wholley's death
waa a shock pot only to anny circles
but to the many friends in civilian
life that Major and Mrs. Wholley,
(Continued on page 3.)
from the shotgun carried by John,
Gomes Henriques. ,
Deputy County Attorney W. H.
Heen. of Hawaii, who is prosecuting
the case, says that from presenJrlnai
cations the prosecution-will not com
plete its evidence before the end of
the week. As all the witnesses are
subjected to long, grilling cross-examination,
and Hawaiian interpreters are
required for most of them, the takTng
oi evidence progresses very slowly G.
P. Kamauoha, the last witness called
Friday was recalled fxj the stand this
morning for a brief cross-examination.
. '
In an Indianapolis speech, Woodrow ,
Wilson criticized the government of "
American cities as contrasted with ,
the great foreign cities. ' - " '
Two of the mines at Ely, Nevada,
have yielded to the demand of the
union for increased wages, and have

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