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Honoltilan. Dec. 11.
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Far YaocoiTerl
Marama, Dec. 31.
K vents Bulletin. Kst. 1RS2. No. 541
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No. 647.
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Enlisted; Men Declare School
Principal's Words at Bijou
MassrheetmghAre Insult
In defense of their reputation and
the honor of the uniform they wear,
the soldiers of au entire array post
have risen, almost to a man. and are
demanding public retraction by Prin
cipal Perley Home, of Kamenameha
Schools, of certain statements attack
ing the character of the enlisted men.
alle fied to have been made by him.
Fort Shafter Is up In arms, and with
the officers behind them, the men in
tend to press their case to the limit
possibly taking ,it Into . the courts in
the form of slander 'proceedings;
: Enlisted men .back of the protest
t.r?ert' that they- wiil light to a fin
lali In the courts and elsewaere un
lil they get Professor Home removed
from-his present position at the bead
of the - Kamenameha Schools. , and
wm of them talk of evea more sum
mary action. .;"'.-''"
Exception Ms " taken ', to a scathing
denunciation of the soldiery of Oahu,
made by -Professor Home during a
speech before the mass meeting ot
citizens held at th Bijou theater the
night of Sunday, December T,: the
meeting being called to discuss con-,
ditions affecting girls and ; women In
1 f awalL i Professor Home Is quoted
as saying "that girls, dreaded to leave
school and go out nto the world now
unites they are well provided .for, be
cause thcyj were aware of the soldiers
and adventurers from the mainland
who Considered Hawaiian, and part
Hawaiian girls their legitimate" prey I
Scldlert Protet.vjj,v-.-..-;.it i ''.".:.!;:..
The -naen from jShafter,vthe army
poet" nrtttest' to town have rushed tc
the defense of-v their uniform, and
have organized to . secure - either . d
traction - or., -substantiation "from - thf
school i principal.' i It Ma said that a
considerable fund has : already been
raised to defray ; legal expenses, anc
thSt soldiers. from the other. posts on
the island are in fuU sympathy with
the - movement and are ready to dig
down for contributions.
Officers Take Stand .
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, Captain Jamleson, commanding Fori
Shalter. stated this morning through
his adjutant. Lieutenant Preston, that
he had taken no action In the matter
as yet.' but might do so. The general
attitude of. the officers;- la, to stand
back of the men in any action which
the latter may take, and several com
missioned officers , hate expressed
their indignation at the tendency ol
some alleged reformers to make loose
and slanderous statements regarding
the army. ' - , v. .
Sergeant M.' Dlshler, of L company,
Second Infantry, has been acting foi
the merf of Fort Shafter, and this
morning he -applied to Lieutenant. Col
onel Campbell, adjutant general, I foi
permission to call a massmeeting ol
t-oldiers to be held at some local the
ater next Sunday, to pass resolution?
and launch a campaign that will pro
tect the soldiers from slanderous at
tacks. Thisrpermlsslon can come onlj
from the department commander, ant
Colonel Campbell promised to takf
the matter, up wltlx Colonel WcGun
neglc'and give Sergeant DiRhler ar
answer! tomorrow morning. The ad
jutant general Is In sympathy "wit!
ny dignified movement by. the sol
tllers that will put their attitude fair
ly and squarely before the people .o
Attorney Xorrin Andrews has beet
retained, according to Sergeant Dish
ler, to attend' to the legal end of the
controversy. ,
The Service, a local weekly devotee"
to army and navy matters, has al
ready taken Professor Home to tasl
editorially for his alleged statements
and considerable publicity is likely h
be given to the controversy.
The Soldiers Side.
Explaining the. position of the sol
diers. Sergeant Dlshler said:
"We.oll know that the enlisted men
h;ve a hard -enough time on these is
lands, always going found in unitorm
lMause civilian clothes are prohibit
cL without being insulted.but when
ttcie men make false and misleading
statements 'to the public, then it if
time for the army to wake up. every
soldier should take an Interest in
tlear his name. 1
"I have been stationed at iTort i
Shafter since beptemoer. mi, and tofc0. to consider the water proposition
my Knowieoge no case or rape or any
other case of mistreating young girls
either Hawaiian or other nationality,
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has Doen reported to tne cmomantiing :
(Continued from page two.)
iron Fence
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If a bill which Senator Albert Judd
and Attorney Heramenway are work
ing on at present, passes the coming
session of the legislature property
owners who benefit by; the opening of
streets must pay the cost of such im
provements." ; I; v
Mr. Judd, speaking of the proposed
mcasureMhis morning declared ihat
he has been working upon It for tome
time and that the bill Is now in a
state approaching completion. iWhlle
many things remain to be settled be
fore the measure assumes Its final
form 'for presentation to the legisla
ture. It is understood that it will pro
vide for conferring more power ' on
the aboard of .supervisors. Its fatheT
and sponsor declares that he believes
firmly In the principle of giving the
board more authority Jn such matters
and holding It to a strict accounta
bility. The main object of the bill
will be to "provide a more expediti
ous, method ' for opening neeaed
streets In' municipalities.' To this
end.. Senator Judd haa devoted much
thought, ; and; believes , that his . bill
will open, the way. '-,; .'. ' k
m "tIgedies
A fatal accident In Hongkong ar
bor, a suicide at sea and a desperate
shooting affray on board the Korea
during her recent trip to the Orient,
In addition to the accidental, scalding
to death of little" John Miller " by bis
father, E. C. Miller, :s the story .left
nt; this port by one of the Korea's offi
cers yesterday.
The verity of the story .-in Its entire
ty cannot be vouched for, however.
It was told by the . officer to a friend.
In emphasizing the baleful influence
cf the - star under which the vessel
made her last voyage, to China. Deaths
aboard, the. ship are required by: law
to be reported to ; the ship's doctor,
and he had no record of the suicide,
shooting or accident at Hongkong.
The story, as it comes Indirectly
Mid confidentially from the officer, is
that" the Chinese workman was killed
by a piece of the propeller, wulch fell
jon him while the vessel was in the
repair dock at Hongkong. Ai sea,
some time out of that city, a man is
reported. to have Jumped overboard.
His body was not recovered. At an
other time, 'whether before or after
the boat touched at Hongkong is not
related, a desperate battle occurred.
in which one of the participants was
shot down. The -wound evidently did
not prove fatal, for the ships doctor
nas not Informed of the affair.
Pioneer has been active in
parcels since yesterday's board, al
though at a further decline of a quar
ter point to 2S.iiO. sales aggregating 40
and 100 shares. McDryde holds at o
for 30 shares. Onomea sold down a
half ioint to 30.50 for 5 shares.
Of non-sugars, Pahang Rubber is un
changed at 19 for 200 and 50 shares,
and Pineapple has declined a quarter
point to 44.50 for 10 shares.
An error was made in the slock
sheet yesterday in giving the dividend
cf Wailuku as JL instead of $1.."0. It
therefore amounted to $45,000 instead
of $30,000.
ine special meeting ot uanu i ngar
$s further postponed to Friday,
jrember 20.
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Sekitaro Hirose
was granieu a oi-
J vorce today from Sue Nakamoto Hi
,tiose. whom she accused or a statu
; lory offence.
Private William F. Hagemann, the
soldier accused of murdering Private
Henry Gerken at Schofield Barrack? j Chas. P. Taft, brother of the Presi
iast Sunday evening, will ie trven anient, donated $150,000 to the losing
hearing before U. S. Commissioner C.
S. Davis' next Saturday morning r
y:30 o'clock.
Hearing Postponed Until - To-
morrow by Agreement of
. Both Sides v
Rules Out of Evidence Deed
of Cooke Property Sale ;
When the jury in the present Ma
nuka site hearing is called Into court
tomorrow it may be, dismissed, and
the suit declared settled. "At least
this is the rumor downtown stoday
following the temporary dismissal of
the jury' this morning, to meet again
at 8:30 o'clock' tomorrow ' morning.
U. S. District Attorney Breckons
could not be located by the Star-Bulletin
today in an effort to obtain a
confirmation ot the report that the
government has .come forward - with
a proposition to reach an agreement
with , the Austin estate by arbitration
whereby the valuation of the estate's
Interest, in the E. O. Hall & Co.?site
will, be settled.
Immediately on the calling of court
this morning, Judge Dole announced
his decision, sustaining fne govern
ment's '.objection -to- the, admission as
evidence of the deed of sa:e on the
Cooke property. - Breckons iiien ask
ed i for a two minute reces3, , ror a
conference ' with Attorney C. r H. Ol
son,, counsel for the Austin estate. Re
turning from that conference, iae dis
trict, attorney -asked for a furtner re
cess "and. requested a conference in
chambers wih. "the Judge.;;.: . vj '-V
coutt- and Atjtorney )lsori. Breckons,
in oj ; fcurt,- atmounoed that for
reasons known and approved by. the
court,- and which 1 1 was understood
would in no way delay the progress of
the hearing, he desired a postponement
of the hearing until tomorrow morning.-,
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If tne reported negotiations for a
settlement on an agreed valuation of
the Austin-'-estate's interest are suc
cessful i)nly one more hearing will
remain to be disposed of, before the
appropriation bill for the purchase
of the Manuka site is drawn and sent
to congress.
The; remaining Interest is that of
E. O. -Hall & Son, lessees of the
corner property," and involves a nice
legal question as to the amount of
dam.agetthat shall be allowed the
company!; for its. enforced removal
frori the. present; location to some
new-site.'- The company, in its answ-er
to the'- government at the time. the
original condemnation suit was filed,
set forth this estimated damage at
$25,000. - . ":
It is nofJjkely that case will be
taken up before January 6. even if, the
oresent hearing is. settled Immediate
ly, as thej remaining jurors of the
venire have been excused until that
date. If the situation warrants they
might be recalled, however, to permit
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tne carry-seiecuon or a jury mr met
remaining case.
joint Co imittee o1 Nine Will
Consi r the Question of
A chance remark by a member of.
tue .Merchanrji Association. tms morn-'
ing indicatui fiat an impression ex-1
isted that t'i association, was' being;
ignored in the preliminary negotia
tions for amalgamation of all the com
mercial bodies of Honolulu. A. J. j
Gignoux. presidmt of the association. '
being asked about it promptly cleared
up the matter v ith the statement that"
the association had been requested to;
appoint a committee of three to meet!
with the general committee. For ,
further information he referred the
reporter to George V. Smith, a mem-1
ber of the general oommitteo.
"So progress was made at the re
cent meeting of the committee."' .Mr.
Smith replied to a question, "except
I1p:Lthat the chairman of the committee,'
; Mr. Tenney Peck, was requested to
ask the Merchants' Association and
the Chamber of Commerce each to ap-.
point a committee of three to meet
with a committee . of three from the '
general .committee appointed at the
conference at the University Club on
May 20 last." .
campaign. It cost the Republicans
"lose to $1,000,000 to lose the ram-
oaign. -
for lis 1 tmym wmr
Reports from Crater Show
. There Will Be Big Display
During Holidays'
Predictions made soae time ago at
the Kilauca observatory that the fiery
crater would Jiave a climax- of ; activ
ity about Christmas are borne out by
later observations on the art of the
scientists at the - volcano." r" '
Prof. H. O. TTpod. assts-aiit .;to T.
A: Jaggar. l Jr.. ' now predicts- with
sbtrie confidence, that the. crater will
fihow.r very; brilliant dlFpiay far four
days. December 23, 2-1. and 26. The
ix-tions,of- the ,bi volcano uurin? the
last.few days, have ffven the scien
tists cause to expect that i-aetr'propl-esies
are going to materialize. ; - -.
This week - there is ' rau-h. activity
in the crater1. 'Tourists and island
visitors who returned on thV Mauna
Kea yesterday nad-: a splendid view
of the, molten -mass boiling and seeth
ing' in the pit last '.Saturday and Sun
day night. The molten lava is rising
slowly, with occasional short periods
or. dropping, ana tne tires are sco
vivid that thev are - visible . often in
the daytime. At. evening, the breezes
need only' to blow ' a little . of the!
smoke and. sulphur, fhmes awaybe
fore the brilliant spectacle is seen
from ; all Bides of 4he great cauldron.
'. From ; present v indications, the
Christmas travel to the. volcano is go
fng to be very heavyj With, the; re
ports of alrnost dally increasing
activity on the part of Pele's fires and
with .the now fairly iconitdent pre-
dictions on the part of the observers
that for i the' next fifteen days the
volcano is going to be -as active as it
his been in jrears, iheret will be scores
of people ready , to W4hrtri r MrrthxX: tlrelteyhole with wax and let the
ing ' the holidays.,,-'
The price of fresh pines weut soar
ing this morning.
Ten dollars for one fair-vized pine
was. what it cost a Japanese whose
.. .u- w.r,
amiriiir mi i i h iinii iimiiuh uiii'2ift -
proved his undoing.
Charged with having visited a field
in which fruit for the Hawa.ian Pine
tpple Company was ripening, tiie Jap
anese was hailed into District Court
... The succulent pine apparently ap
pealed to the wayfarer. No one in
sight, he admitted before tne magis
trate that he . leaped the fence, and
selected one specimen of "Hawaii's
second best crop." Marked as "Ex-
hlbit A," the pine reposed on Clerk)
Weed's i?k i
Judge Monsarrat, in taking Into
consideration a plea of guiUy, assess
ed the Japanese a fine of ten dollars
and the costs. Not having tne wiiere
I lllLill 1 LLU
with, the defendant was sen: to the ' cable station tnere or his arrival, men
tanks tl musf take up the reins of govern-
A few days ago. a Chinese also I ment, because Midway. I understand,
charged with having helped himself j is outside the territory, although it
to two nineannles from an nn-countrv : belongs to. the United . Jstates. But' I
plantation, was brought into court j
aud escaped with a fine or 52. !
The raids on island plantations are !
iO be discouraged ir t lie present el
torts of the growers ', toward protect
ing their interests coiint for anyiaing.
It is alleged that certain auiomo
bile drivers in making tne round-the
Island tour have been making a prac
tice of halting their machines in the
Wahiawa district, and making serious
inroads on the ripened crops to be
found there. The statement lias been
made that in one or two instances,
local chauffeurs have returned to
freS., ninennie mnrealed in .h'
The University Club Monday after
noon "honored itself by honoring it?
first president." and unveiled a por
trait of the late Judge Kartwell.,
founder of the club, as well as its
first head. The picture, a tiiree-
quarter iensth of the jurist, seated,
in a e-hair. was painted oy .tames A.
"Wilder. About fifty prominent mem-
bers of the club were present, and the
club president. Walter Dliiingiiam, ;
made an address of acceptance, after I
which he withdrew the curtain that
I )if nmnhilefs. I
veiled the picture. Governor. Frear; Gore of Oklahoma and Josephus Dan
followed with a speech, ;ea;;ng en-els of North Carolina. "It is doubted
itirely with the Hart well he had ' i Bryan would accept a eabiner poi
known, as lawyer and cluu memiiej. tion if offered.
. !fts:JRumor
former I'ltf f hrmberlaln of Xew
. York, who has been entenced v. to
: imprlsonmfnt on bribery charge.
Mott-Smith Not
Willing To "
Secretary Mott-Smith has refused to
serve as Acting Governor durlngVGov.
t-rr.or Trear's junketing trip to J-aysan
island, and the Governor smlfes ' and
frefpses to remove him for ln$ubordb
uiiuu. - me Biiuauuu is jcwuiiai,
v; "When; w leaves Vm going to lock
tnt door or ais'onice, niaectnerKey,
v dost settle on his funiture, xtnt Aloft
; ;miths startling announcement this
niornfng. . '.. v
'V' And if anyone conies asking me to
d things as cting governor I'm go
t itf: to compel them to produce proof
! that the goveror Is outside the city
fend county o: Honolulu." ' '- :
Asked for further details, he , ex
plained: ." - .
"The statute shows thal-Laysan be
longs to the city and county of Hono
lulu. N'o matter how many hundred
m"-r VL u-oi?.
jch a part of Honolul; . as Kalmu.
ki. according -to. law. Nowthe stat-
ute further - says that the secretary
shall serve p.s acting governor when
the chief oxecutiye i3 smitten by
death, illness or other disability, or
has removed from the territory.
Therefore, I can't be acting governor
untii be gets outside the territory.
"Of course, wnen ' he goes outiide
the three-mile limit I become the act
it f governor, bu. how am I to know
v. hen he is beyond that boundary?
How will he himself know? It hasn't
teen susiomary ior me to assume nis
di ties when he takes a jaunt over'to
Hilo or any other of the islands. W.iy
should I do so. now?
"And of course, if he goes to syd-
wpv. and wora is sent nacK irom tne
frrspect he. won't cable, and I probably j
will not be Informed formally of h.s
withdrawal from the territory.
"Mott-Smith has never yet failed to
di the right thing at the right time
and I guess he won't now," is the Gov
ernor's brief comment.
"This is the first 1 have heard about
it.' said James D. Dole, president and
manager of the Hawaiian Pineapple
..hL a mm.r tht the romnanv wa
tontemplating the caning of preserve
and jellies from various fruits next
Mr.. Dole shook his head and smiieu
on hearing the rumor stated, thee
gave the plain denial as quoted. The
rumor has been uied in fact as -ccuragement
of a small Jam and ; e'lv
enterprise. owned by a local company
John T. Milliken. brother-in-law of
Albert Patrick, whose sentece foi
murder of Wiiliam M. Rice was com -
muted, disapproves of Patrick's pro-
posed attempt to get a share of Rice's j
fortune. Milliken spent a fortune
working for Patrick's release.
Sarah Bernhardt has arrived in
.Vew York from Europe and will come
to tne coast to appear in vauaevuie. :
Wood row Wilson has framed a ten -
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tative cabinet slate. Among those
considered are Dr. Harvey Wiley, Re-
presentative Palmer of Pennsylvania,
Albert Burleson of Texas. Senator
Has Nation's Chief Executive
. I ; ; fessorship
At Yale
Definite Settled Upon As Yet," And IIr.
Taft May Go Back To Legal Practice
In Cincinnati
; WASHINGTON, Dec. lO President Taft ii reoorted to be terloutiv
considering an offer from tht faculty
io iae me isent proressorsnip or law at Ntw. .Haven. This offer along
the line which the President nas time ami again expressed "himserr partial
to. The salary, five thousand dollars a year- isSrot a :considerauon as
Mr. Taft is fairly well to do In his own- right. It is reportec tat his v
brother, Chartes Taft Cincinnati, is anxious to have Mr. Taft return io J
the President's native city and resume the practice of law. Nothing def-
mite nas-oeendecided upon as yet.
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; NEW YORK, , Dec 11. Charley Hyde, former ; city chamberialn, and
on time law partner of Mayor Gaynor, has been sentenced to serve three
years in the State prison. He has been charged and found guilty of brib
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Hyde, former city chamoerlain of New York, was charged, ith a vio
lation of the Federal banking laws, ii being alleged that as city, cnataber
lain he had deposited municipal iunds in various backs for the benefit of
his. friends,, and rthat- thecit treA?urT.had been used for. some, ."hislt. fi
nance" schemea.:The failureor the'Caraegio Trust Company precipitated-the
prosecution of Hyde, who had - put funds in the Instinitirn. The
chamberlain Hvas ;a-formersla.w partuer of Mayor Gaynor. and tl tl fy-;
i niiMPd th nrmWutimi uas
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Centuriaii Sank The Qspreyl
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WEYMOUTH," Eng., Dec. It. The British battleship Centuran i arriv.
ed here this morning.-assisJea by several naval tugs. ; ' Her. bows -aie se
verely damaged and she wilt be in d dry dock for some time to eome ' pj a
result of her collission night before tatt. Information from Lloyd's toqay
indicates that the ship sunx by the CentuKan was the salvage steamer
Osprey, carrying a cr,ew of eight men, all of whom are reported lost...
v '..'." ... f Associated Ittm Cjhle1'r - ' " ; -
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, Dec. 11. More than four hundred, midthtp
men here have been found guilty of having disobeyed the order" agz!nst.
betting, and will be ptm sned as soon ar the Navy Department decides
upon the nature of the penalty to Jse inflicted. " The offense ' Is said ,to
have been committed by tne middies in connection with the army an S navy
football game. More than two. thousand dollars was bet by a pool, formed
by. the students here. . -. ' --'.:' . ; " '
Flies Miles High
.."';., XAwociatfd Pr Cable) . .
TUNIS,' Tunis, Dec. 11The aviator Garros todiy broke ail world's
records for high flying. He ascended In his aeroplane to a height of 19,032 ;
feet, or nearly four m:s above the surface of the earth, Tfif previous al
titude record was made by a Frenchman, La Gagneaux, who reacned 17
881 feet. . ' .. r ; ; i
Virginia Bandit
Associated Fre Callel ,. -' :'-'r;-:-' v-" -:'
WYTHEVILLE, Virgina, Dec. 11. Sidna Allen was today sentenced
to serve five years in the State prison, having been found guilty of-a
charge of "involuntary manslaughter" in connection with the "shooting
up" of the court here last May. ! . ;
Attorneys Quit Johnson
f Associated Prfss Cable J ' . . , y ., .,- y
CHICAGO, Dec. 11. The two negro attorneys who have been looking
out for Jack Johnson's legal difficulties here, today resigned their jobs.
! They refuse to have anything more to
their advice and married Lucille Ca
Before his departure for Laysan
and Midway islands! in his longtva
cation Governor Frear probably will
complete the selection of members for
the committee of twenty-five, to as
sume charge of the campaign in the
interest of the proposed changes in
'the character of the city and county
i of Honolulu.
The announcement of the committee
likely will be made Friday. The
transport from the Coast is expected
to arrive here that morning, bring
ing the specialists from the Depart-
ment of Agriculture who are going
to Laysan island for a four months'
sojourn, and the revenue cutter prob-
ably will depart Saturday or Sunday
with the distinguished partv.
On her showing of non-support, j the case against. J.-C. Souza, accused
Martha Paaniani this morning wasiof assault and battery, was dismissed
granted a divorce- from David Paani-by Circuit Judge Robinson this raorn
ani, by Judge Whitney. ing and the bail declared forfeited. V
Of Noted Kent Pro-
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of his .'alma 'mater,, Yareunrvtrtity,
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Pivs Cable - ' .'.,.
do with the negro s.nce he Ignored
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A" special nurse for tuberculosis
has been anthorized by the territorial
board of health for Hllo, and instruc
tions to obtain a specialist of -this
character has been forwarded by Dr.
J. S B. Pratt to .Inspector D. ,S.
There are seven such nurses In IJo- -noluln.
three of whom are provide!
directly by the board of health. They
co-operate with the tnberculosia hos
pital, taking charge of cases that the
physicians are unable to attend close
ly and conducting' an educational
health campaign among the natives :
and Orientals of the working class,
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On information that the defendant
(has gone to California, the appeal of
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