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1 -;( 'I St Frew 8. F.i Korea. Jan. 2, rr s.r.t ' China, Ie. 21. From YaoctiTert Zealandia, Jan. X. TancoBTeri ' Marama, Dec ZU Evening Bulletin. Est, 1882, No. 5431. Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX. No. 6472. R. H. .Criticises . Policy Charges made by Richard H. Trent that Fire Cbler Thurston; has played politics in his department and Inti mations that he has used hia power t8 chief 'to make-firemen rent frouc h Im cottages nea . ihe various fire uatious.- were vigorously and indig nantly denied by Chief Thurston this ' Doming. ' : 1 .--'X' ' ' Attempta. made 3 "get Thurston's scaM and to have him ousted by the ' irayor and ' the supervisors seem to ' l ave been renewed recently, and to iay "there were several : stories of dtals and compromises : by which . 'Thurgtoarwill be put out'orjhls de jiartireut tsedor-"Democratic pa rouage. The supervisors soon to takj ofilce say today that there is litLe .likelihood that .Thurston wiit be re . appointed by the mayor. ,s ' jVhy don't the papers tell Vhe whole stcry about the fire department in p lilies ?M questioned R. H. Trent, in aj Jrterview this morning. '-1 ; r ', : "V':" " ""A very fron-iinent Republican cam 3 lo.rae toda.to ask ,tlut I. use what ever influence I 'migLt ' have with ..Mayor Fern to get him to reappoint 'Chief Thurston. ; He'thought It y oaiJ bt'a shame for the Mayor to InjeiV rolitlcs into the fire department,vcon- .'. tirued rir.'Trent 1 .;. ' '! - "I ti'.ied him iie had not hear j ; tl:ct :ir. TturEton tad been using hit ' jesition to do pclitics: ' and" 'that" aV . though he tit! teen twice "appointed tc' hi position -by Xayor Fern, Le did h!;. I ii . ti pcs.i io ueii fvm in. uie iasv eiei'. tion. ' Ift is said that Thurston not onl w r.t ' c -.t vcf h!s' ,way 'to canvas rcaiast Fern, but that he made'ever s rmber Cf his department wear Part er badges oil election' day. : ; , v '"Another -thing', that is being "t urge I ap alnet Thurston -s - that be, makes practice of. acquiring property contif: ucus to the fire stations and tun'; cottages td rent to the employees c the department. Some people fear thef the chief might be Jn danger of bein7 - iunuenced in his treatment of his men Ly the fact thit they are, of are no' contributing materially to hia monthly : ir.come as tenants, ' ;V . -' " . "There is a lot of talk'about t!.; .. efficiency of the fire department, aV ; in a recent published .- interview t v u ember of the board of Are underwrit ers intimated that if Mr. Thurston wvre not reappointed rates might 1. -still farther Increased, lnttead of lov ered as1 promised for so long. But how e" ties it come that the rate for the new cencrete" Excelsjor building, . only a hhir block from the central .fire st: ; tfen, has been put so high- that th owners declare they will not insure. Link Chips In. ' "Yes " chimed in L. L. McCandVss, M who was present while Mr. Trent was . mfklng" the foregoing statement 4 Yes," said the candidate for the go. . cmorship,' "I have 1100,000 worth ol I roperty In the city some of 71 '. cencrete buildingsbut I will .not ir ; NEW YEAR'S EVE v CARS ONE HOUR LATER ''.'a $ & 4 4: 4 ; . :- .; ..-''' ' ;.'' ".'' .V." ' :' .: 4 . 4 - Tonight? (Tuesday). New Year's , Eve. the cars of the Rapid Tran- ? ' --.ait will run, one hour later than , regular schedule. ; Rapid Transit- cars outbound t from , town will leave Fort street v an hour later than. regular sched- f ule. Thus: . King Street Line 7 For WaikikL leave Fort street, ' 12:27. . - ; .. - '9 - a F6r Kallhi. leave Fort street, ? r ' -. 12.33. 'r'; ' Punahou Line . ; For Punahou, leave Fort street, 3 12:S7. (Iron Works, 12:32). ' Nuuanu Valley Line ?4 For the Valley, leave King $ -street, 12;40. Alakea Street Line N For Emma street, leave Fort 4 . street, 12:33. ; - . -4 '-i For Liliha street, ' leave Fort ' street,, 12: 37. . - .'v ; ' " 4- Hotel Street Line . For KairaukL. leave Fort street. 4r . .12:28. - -' ' ' : s- 4 :; v.;,'- - .;' '-. ' i ; A 4 . g , g $ $ Special prices on SAFES till Jan. 1st to make room for new stock, i i II. E. nEXPRICK, LTD ; Ucrrbani and Alakea. l'hone 2618 nfiinvn ; a (nrrn in nn KJ'LVUUUlLm&IUU'.. riHUVl.til.l lillUI mm mm Haiku and Paia, Reduced One Per Cent, Hawaiian Commer c'aFs Extras to End, Hawaii an Sugar Remains, but 1$ in v Danger, and Kahuku Dropped 4 ''- -f 4 r . Haiku ; and : Paia,; dividends 4- each reduced from '.one and one- half to one-half of one per, cent, - Hawaiian Commercial, regular -f f dividend continues,.; extras - to 4- cease. ''.''''V,'-.' ' s - .'-..' 4 'Hawaiian : Sugar; regular divl- f end " continues for the k present, way be trimmed later. t '' ; 4 Kahuku, extra dividend omit- ted, hoped : to maintain regular 'dividend. -:y ;-'-r-V:''-',5:-' . ' -N- ":-';::: '."- f 4 4- 4 4 4 -4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 'Action has been f taken by sugar conpanie8tt;the 'Alexander Sc. Eald A'iu gioupi' respecting : dividends for he . incorrfijg joar, with results as stated v above. V. v r "Haiku ' and Paia' dividends hav$ ?nch been cut from one and one-half .er cent pefmonth to ' one-half 'one :ne ' per . centV said;. President : J P. Jooke of Alexander & paldwin.'.ptd., this', morning. .. 'ix:'j-j This ; is due to the low price " of fugar and', to the V short crop. The plantations jot the Maui Agricultural Company," which include , Haiku and ?ala". .'Viir iose 7000 tons Jrom' the 'ffects of the late drought.- We do jiot expect more . than ; 28,300 tons, sgainst" 34,fil2r tons the pas:; season. Jnder favorable : circumstances t his rop ought to have been a little better han last. one. (Continued en Pag S) 0P1 OLD FORT Wanted A: good home for one reg iment of infantry and three compa nies of coast artillery. Best of refer ences. Apply, Department of Hawaii. There's the present ; military situa tion in A nutshell. " Western Division arders directing Hhe above organiza ions to "sail for Honolulu" were re ceived at - army headquarters this norning, but not a word is said as to where the troops are to go on arrivr U. They are to ''report to the com tmnding general," but he happens to ,je in 'Washington,. D. C, at the pres ent time, and even if here bas no au .hority to assign troops to permanent station in the department. "Without ligher authority General Macomb can 10 more send the Twenty-fifth infan cy the 20-odd miles to Schofieltf Bar acks than he could send them to uam or Panama. , The adjutant general has as yet re ceived no information as to station for the new troops, and until this comes the: soldiers will be homeless wander rs. '.When ; they disembark from the transport their official journey will be it an end, and they might as well go fishing from the docks. Again the; incoming troops are ordered to bring the full allowance of tentage and camp equipage, as the regiment will be required to go into camp for some time." Now that term "full allowance" is another . sticker. The usual allowance of tentage in the field would, put two lieutenants in on tent, - and give a single tent to a captain. But surely it is not intended i to put men under canvas for a yeai or more in such cramped quarters at this. The First Infantry has . about four tents to a'lieutenait, and it is figured that the , government will try to do as well by the newcomers.'" ' The three coast artillery companies, and the third battalion of the Twenty fifth Infantry will tall on the Sheri dan, -while headquarters' of the rwenty-fifth, tbe. remaining two bat talionsand; the 'Fourth Cavalry, wll. come on the Logan. V mm ras mm IEMING TONIGHT STREET II I I'll' 'II I I II II II. . V -if 11 10 PAGES. HONqLULU, TEKRITORV OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, I)EC. .Ilj 1012 10 PAGE. 1 MMMSi mMmmmnmmmM '4'. NEWS FROM THEvFljSHT $ i Al7 Palzer '. and Y Luther Z ; Mc? Carty. fight .tomorrow; "at Lbs $ Angeles for the diamond belt , of i fered 'inilbe . "heavyweight! elfmi-'$: t- nation contest" that isf now prac- ? tically the. world's championship -contest Tbe : Star-Bulletin .bas$ made arrangements for a special- news service on this : fight and j will publish the news of this, 3 3 the biggest boxing contest of the $ V year, in its issue tomorrow after; noon. - v;'.:(: ". tt .-'r - . . - r-''--" .8 II' DIG FIRM - 'A.-''-. J. ;' 0 '.''" oux, vice-president of Benson, Smith . Co., Ltd and for al Most twelve years connected,, witbf the Ug. drug-firm, tonight severs' his con nection with' it and tomorrow will be come assoctiled with August W. Mey er in the Holisrer Drug Company Ltd. He disposes of .ill of his stock in tbe first, firm arid actjuired an equal sha e with -Mr Meyers in Hollister's and bereafter will te active in the affairs of that com pan: : - ; This, deal is the second of the- big diug-Store deals of the last half year. It was less than six months ago that Mr.;Meyers bought the controlius '.'.' tereirt in. the Hollister Drug company and it is stated (hat he. has found his br.sinets.80 heavy and so growing that he cast around for a parrner to be come associated In the active handling f it. Mr: Gignoux. who rose from a clerk Jn the Benson. Smith establish ment to its vice-president and Is one oi' the leading drug-store men of the territory, was induced to make the change. '" Mr..Glgnoux came from St Louis twelve years ago to enter the employ of -Benson, is.TiKh a cleTs. He has rliien Tapidly and iu business circles and is now president of the Merchants' Association. . '' Ihe capital stock" of the Hoinstejr company is S30.0OO., ;. ; ; ; - nmhllW.olillln ilillG23lii3l FOR ECA ST FOR HAWAII. PA NAM A CAN (TO0r5T5 COMING B TTHDUSAMPS ' AW AHR NAW5NPIH I?EilMCNT5AN0 . V.. ,;.: - " . t. '-.V f Star-Bulletin Presents Views of Citizen; Who Has'Studied : I : I Comtriission Form Editor Honolulu . Star-BiilleUn, i' j , -, . Sir: -Apropos of the ' proposed new charter for Honolulu,1 there1 seems to be a great, dearth of 'practical sugges tion as ' t'o" what the new -document should contain. In view of the im portance of the many-angled subject it would seem that a public exchange of Yiews should be- eneotiraged by the committee - of -twenty-five.' . To help fill & much-felt want . the appended Suggestions, incomplete- aiid crudely thrown together, arc offered ' In " the hope that discussion may be' stimu lated:':;' ; " "-. -X.' Y, Z. . Honolulu, Dee. 30, 1912. .' :.j '' - ..v-' : :- ; Sn'girestloBs . for PIseusrto as te', the - Proposed 'cw Charter. .V .1 Property. : The territory to transfer to 1be city its title to all public roads, streets, al leys, public parks (except r Kaplolani Park held by trustees); schools and school premises (except -reform schools), district, court-houses ; and jails, including grounds, police ; sta tion, fire department buildings rand apparatus, water-works, - ? pumping plants, garbage plant sewer system, electric light plantattd;atreetnltgbiirig system.-. h'-r";'.' r5 t ',; V; Xote: All .public property; not used for territorial purposes 'ir not ' terri torial -in character to be conveyed to the municipality The executive build ing and grounds, - archives boilding, judiciary building and -adjacent! build ings and grounds, armory; prison, In dustrial or reform schools and grounds, insane, asylum, leper estab lishment, including home 'foincm-Iep-rous children,- wharves land public lands to remain with the territory; School teachers to be appointed' and paid and course ostudy prescribed by the territory as at present: ' The city to assume. so much of! the territorial debt as represents loan moneys expended ,on water-works and any other revenue-producing property (it any) turned over to the city. But not as to the sewer system -(annual sewer rates to be abolished), schooU buildings, or other V-non-produclve :-' ' '',":'..?: AL i& SPENDING f --. j JvJ property to the payment of the ;in debtedhess incurred in connection with which, -as well as regards', loan mon eys, expended, on the other' Islands, the people bt the city .pf , Honolulu! would contribute', tbrough. payment of terri- (Avtnf ' in- ma" "' .... ' : : ' ,' ' - . '- "-' 2-Potrers, r :;' In addition, to the powers Vnow pos sessed by the city and county give ihe municipality power to levy, taxes on real. and - personal ' property at ; a rate not exceeding one per,.' cent; an jiuallyr onf, the ? assessed ' full cash value (the annual rate tQ be fixed iby the board of commissioners) arid spe cific taxes on carts, carriages, abto mobiles, bicycles and dogs, also power to levy special .taxes or : assessments tor laying: sidewalks, .for opening, grading and, pavjng (bu$ ;not repair ing) roads, and 4 streets, for providing and '? laying -ateV plpes,tsewers and drains, and : for extending the street lighting ' system r also power to levy i per capita road, and school taxes. The levying of occupation 'license taxes ( except on inter-island business and for the sale" of Intoxicating liquors) by the- Territory Ao be discontinued and thc.'power to. impose such. to be Uiven to tb municipality." The city to have, power to incur indebtedness and- , issue .'bonds ( for - public improve ments as limited by section 55 of the Organic Act. The "right of eminent domain . also to be given the' city- : - 'Note. Tbe- matter of ad Justing tax ation i.wjll present some difficulties. If is snggestel' that ;the Territorial poir, road and 'school taxes and spe cific personal . property " taxes should be abolished, and the genera: proper ty tax' (except as to property used in inter-island business; t e.: : trarispor tation - and -communication" -which probably should be exempt tfrom mu nicipal taxes , be limited tO'What will ! be, needed tor territorial requirements-: (say, oneifourtb: o tmcflfth 'of onev per: cent per annuriu ; , The . ter ritorial revenues would consist of the income and inheritance .' taxes,: prop erty "tai (as limited) liquor license fees,; taxes on " Inter-island husirieas, rents of government- lands, and irici denUlreceipts from wharves prison, etc.'!' : :'Lv- ' ':'''" ':- -J'-' ' But if in order to be vandthe ter- (Coniiniltd on gt 4) r - no i A 7 VL v V w-4 L I. i. i w. j !:'' - . ...;;;,-, a .HEADS; TO TUMBLE : 3 tt : As the f result of , a caucus of "3 tt the incoming board " of supeni- tt tt sors,. held last night a number tt of Republican office-holders are it tt slated for .decapitation. The tt tt Democrats . intend to make full tt tt use of their power of patronage, ? tt and It heads have . to fall, why, 3 tt It's only the fortunes of war: tt tt ' Road Supervisor Caldwell, it is tt tt. stated, will be one of the first of tt tt the Republican office-holders to tt tt lose bis official bead, and his re- 3 tt moval will be followed by a gen- 3 tt eral ousting v of deputies . and tt tt clerks who are now on th? city 3 tt and county pay-roll, r : , ' tt ttf :s- "' ;'- - j - - . .. tt a a a tt aaattttttttttttt: a tt tt DASTHD MiAlfl MP I iiiiil.i Mocuted Press Cablel , NEW YORK," Dec 31. Cipriano Castro, :known as the ".Stormy Petrel of: Venezuela, - reached this city ; this jforninj 'ori board the French steamer Tet'ralne.,'-.:.?? 'cf .beiP3. a!ls'.v;d t9 lan peacefully as h erptctei, the ex-presldent of . the South American ffpubl.lc.:fvascrdifsd Retained by,. the, immigration authorities until orders resardjr.j .'his dispotiton shall have been received from Washinston. When he . learned of "this,r Castro declared that 'he' is-wilHng to co back to Eu rope at once. - ; ,.' '-"."". ROCIIEFELLF.', ; ' ' ' f Associated .PrVsa.-CafrJ ' I WASHiNGTON, Dec 31 Practld aMy. every member of the staff the sergeant-at-arma of ihe House of Rep resentatives ' is J now in New York searching for William J Rockefeller, who Is badly wanted by the committee investigating the so-called money trust. So far Rockefeller has been able to evade the summons sent him by the. : committee to- appear- and I testify. ';; i r 1 i-: ROCKEFELLER ILL fe " ": ," -'-.-. u. - 'M NEW. YORK, pec 3T, William Rockefeller is reported to be very llf. He has engaged detectives to protect his house from all efforts to reach it by government officials or others. It is in a state ' of siege, and none can approach past the outer gates. GENERAL WALKOUT 7';-, , OF HOTEL-WORKERS , - ORDERED TONIGHT ... . tAoclated Press CableJ . , , ! NEW YORK, Dec. 31. New York ainers-out will have trouble tonight in getting served. A general strike or der has been issued to the cooks and waiters', union that will empty the pantries and kitchens of many of the most prominent hotels and restanr ants in' this city. The, management of the places affected have been trying for several days to secure other wait ers "and chefs, but have been having treat" difficulty in filling the piaces that , will - be vacated tonight.: The cost of the strike at this time will be heavy,' as the New Year's eve cele bration. In , New. York is one of the - A t , u . !. - "''I: JOSE MACIIADO PIES. --r. v Jose Machado, .father," of jMrs.i Hollinger of this city, died this morning- at 7:30. o'clock. Funeral services will be held from the Hollinger home tomorrow .afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment -will be in the King street cemetery. Friends of the family are resnectfulfy invited to attend the fu - neral. .-.:. -.: . ' ' - - . -r , ' The Matson Navation steamer Lyades, sailing f ronf Hilo for Sah Francisco carried a considerable quan tity of molasses in bulk. in. no .7 ir : n T71 1 o V 7 - o PRICE FIVE CliUT. a J J .J j J Naval Station rUon, Ac. River 7: the 1 Washiiinlcii, Direct Con:: 1 cation V7ilh v Operated .IT;' jvFrench C I ment In 7 J Kiffel Paris r :i iov; i ' Assort.) fl rr " WASHlNCTCr), C:: nounced" effi:;:!! ! -government ct;t : t t Federal Wirt::-; V:'-at'Arllr-3fi. j . river, from V;. direct comrrun': tower - static n c- ) government at . It Is c!a;rr j t ; . longest . stri:1 : j c -: wireless cc.r accomplfih: i. T. : ; slgrafj'rt:-'v:i lorg ttre'.: i t-r, - .' The menj;:: e . Jy' gresti r-1 f r: - ccrr-:-y : r : '. French :v:rr - - i i "WASHINGTON, C : c. V dent Taft.and C:': i C . of - the Panrma C here this mornlr.-j ci t : ; assigned to convry t -Mr. Taft was ertu. : . gress cf. the work L mfint in bringing in l'; completion and c: Coethals ' highly. -;tT , remarkably well "and t.'..i themselves delisted ts . time for the" President's reception. LlLiO Ll. ... Ifl LEaVii!.. v '-.- - ' - - ' ; -.. . Special Staf-Bun'tin CaII ;:iNDIANAPOUS, lnd.r Dec. 31. dynamit special" bearirs the ! leaders convicted of a dyr;mite spiracy, to Fort Leavenwcrth, i to begin service of their eerte' left here this morning. It cs fifty special guards, and every , caution has been taken to avoid . cidents. ; The track has been pel. by-special men, and every bridge : culvert over which the train will topas has been specially inspect. Ort-'e' E. McManigal," the inforr whose testimony convicted the ac ed labor men, remains here for a f days, . when he will be taken, back Los Angeles, f V;.-:V .r.ms. HAL CHASE m he:; z o t Special Star-Builrtlr CahWl . NEW YORK, Dec 3 1. Mrs. i! Chase "won her suit for the sole c lody of her son today. The court . so ordered the ball player to pay h former wife J12C0 a year aiimon tChase says he will not appeal. SUGAR SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3 Deer SS" 7 analysis. 9s. 5d. . J'aiity 3.D; Previous' auotation. 9s. $yd.