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From S. F.:
ntura, Jan. 20.
For S. 1:
Nile-Lurline, Jan. 21
From Vancouver:
Marama, Jan. 29.
For VaneoBTer:
Makura, Jan. 28.
Evening Bulletin. Est. 1882, No. 5444.
J Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX, No. 64&."i.
V .
Sep Bsstinay Mere
Noted San Francisco
Businessman after
H is Predictions
ing Tr lien
or tun ity in
Four years ago F. W. Dohrmann
one of San Francisco's most promi
nest businessmen, .TlsJted tlie Islands
and in the; course of a' report to his
business associates on the mainland
made ; a aeries "of ' remarkable predic
tions as to i the future prosperity of
Honolulu and Hawaii, :
- Today Mr; Dohrmann is back In Ho-
nolum, " and . he has already" seen
. . i " ' i ' ..
-.; enough to convince him - that 1 hh
prophesies of fouf years aao 'hav
; been more, than realized. "
And now another link, In the chain:
. Today he declared that Hawaii is or
the threshold of. prosperity, eve?
greater .than that' of " the past four
; j'ears.; -.He has the firmest of be
. llefa that the opening of the Panama
V Canal will directly stimulate business
? here to" a' remarkable extent He pre
; "l diets a ' future lor the tourist trare
"which ; Hawaii ;- has , not yet : ereis
I V Mr. Dohrmann 1s the . senior mem
:ber of the firm bf Dimond A ? Co.
Ltd., and it ,was In the course of
'V visit to. the' local house ; four jrear,
ago" that he tX down 'a report .1
which his predictiona .were madek Hj
i- C la wldely-knova inthe' mercantfl
-world,". 1 or - many - years' president soTJ'.
h '.'Can VTtrt'wTlt, v '' 1
; sociatlon and now an. honorary presi.
, dent In. Ice ? (romraercial aad tvri
: v; life of. E&V rttaciica he ". has take
an active and Influential t part . H
was chairman of the committee tha
.', nominated the present management o
the', great - Lin , Francisco expos itior
' , and' it was his fertile mind .that con
: celved : the slogan '"San Francisco It
rites the .World," and later, when th
, breadth of the understanding and It
: Importance to the entire date becam .
apparent he changed , that slogan t
-California 'Inrites the World!
" And as a strong booster for the bi.
fair, Mr. Dohrmann declares that !
- will open on .time, that it will be
big success, and .that Hawaii can we
afford to spend much money on built
lng and exhibits there, because it 1
the opportunity, of a century for Hr
wail to advertise, its charms to th
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Predictions of Four Years Ago.
Here are the predictions that Mi
Dohrmann made In 1909; : -
"The United States government ha;
spent a good deal of money on th
Islands already, and large contract
for the Improvement: of Pearl Harbo
and other matters connected with th
future naval station there have elthe
been given out or are about to bt
called for.
"A new government building is tr
be erected at a cost of several hue
dred thousand dollars shortly.
"Fortiflcations are being erected a
the foot of Diamond Head and else
where; and a considerable number o'
soldiers, as well as sailors will bi
stationed at Honolulu permanently
and a number of government official
connected with both the army anr
navy, such , as engineers and others
will be permanently required on the
"I understand, for Instance, there
will be several- bands connected wit'
the army located in Honolulu.
"This will bring much money lntc
circulation there, and will make Hono
lulu more of a social center and add
to its attraction for tourists more thar
anything that has yet happened dowr
.Finally, whenever the Panama can
al is opened I'think the importance
of Honolulu as a shipping station be
tween the Eastern states, Europe and
the Orient will increase very much,
perhaps partly to the detriment of San
"This will certainly add another ele
nent to its importance as a buslnes
p!ace as well as in other respects; b'
even eliminating the Panama canal
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Regal Motor Cars
Two passenger
2 Four passenger
1 Five passenger
Call and Inspect.
Merchant & Alakea. Phone 2643
TOO -Ties
Figures., Show More Than 6,
000; Brought Here in
Past Year
More than j six- thousand Filipinos
have leen brought into, the territory
luring the past year, constituting
about -two-thirds of the total number
of Immigrants, according , to figures
collected and analyzed by the terri
torial board of immigration and sta
tistics. : , . . .' ;
The population of Hawaii increased
luring' the year 1912 by-excess - of
iteerage arrivals over steerage del
partureB -not including . arrivals and !
lepartures by army ' transports by
919 persons.,: Of these over aix thou-
jandCOlO were Filipinos, and 1304
Japanese. The increase of Americana
nd Europeans .'was , about 2500- of
rhom. . most :? were Portuguese and
3panlards. i The excess of arrivals
jver departures among the Russians
was 198. ' ' . i
The Clal .number of Filipinos arrif
ng In the . steerage Ir 6205, and 135
land eight hundred and ilfty Japanese
4rnred, and 5549 departed. r1 4
" June Filipino is shown to nave come
n the calin.. ,The figures show that
Jie excess or Asiatic : arrivals over
Islatlc4 departures was -4 IV the ' Asi
Jtic population y Jncreaslng 'i by - this
lumber. ;'. Similarly. . .the -..European
xpulatloh Increased by 381, all white
mmigrants being classified under this
ead. . The total increase of Euro
peans, or whites, by, birth, cabin and
steerage, la approximately 2880.
After a conference this morning
with Land Commissioner Joshua Tuck
3 and- Surveyor W. E. Wall, durin?
arclth he inspected the map of the
VV'alakea leased lands near Hilo, the
Governor, announced that jthe tract of
proximately 216 acres which the
V-Talakea Mill Company recently re-
eased gratis and which the govern
ment now intends' opening for sale as
residence lots, is the tract which he
liscussed with the citirens of Hilo
J pring the meeting in that city last
September, and is the land which they
mid they wanted to help Hilo grow.
It appears, from dispatches from
Hilo, that this particular tract which
is a part of an old lava flow and con-
jeouently very rocky aud unproduc-
ive and is also remotely situated from
lighways, is extremely unsatisfactory
o many of the people there. Senator
R Vfptrfpr nd nthfrs are minted
io saying that this land was not dis
.i8sed during the mass meeting wbic;,
-as called there at th eGovenor's be
They assert, instead, that they ex
pressed a desire to have residence 1
pened on part of the Hoolulu pari
ud Wailoa toward Keauhana. Gover
nor rrear loaay siaiea inai it is pian
jew to open some lands near tbc
harf, and also another tract, possibh
i part of the park, at a later date, bu!
that these parcels are too valuble fo
esidence sites and when they are
brown open ror purchase they tin
icubtedly will go as business sites.
Dut he says that he 216 acre tract
new ueing openea win oe soia r.;or
u attempt is made to get a relinquish
ment of the leases on the other area'
FRANCISCO, Cal.. Jan. 14
88 analysis, 9s. 3d. Parity, 3.93
Previous quotation, 9s. 2d.
The British steamship Harlesden,
'ow at the port where a shipment of
ive thousand tons of Australian coal
;s being discharged, is to proceed to
Eureka, Cal., (Jere to load a part ship
ment of lumber destined for the colonies.
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iSECBEJLRT JOSfER, ef the naTy.deparlnient, who 4s jcrglnif the apv 1
proprUuon-of f tuuffuu.ior. ine consxrucuon oi a. targe naiai nospiiai ai tne '
lecal-nafatstaUen.'t'- : : 'f: y-:'l.. -"'. '":'!-:.'"""'
HlilFATE HAfJGSsOfl tEfilR
ODD TflflGLE ARISES 01ft: Lf.l
Owner of. Keaau Tract on Ha
waii to Press Claim for an In
crease of Two Square Miles
to His Domarn
"What's In a name?"
To W. H. Shipman, owner of the
Keaau lands on the island of Hawaii
under an old patent a difference of
ppe letter in a certain proper noun
may, mean the addition of about two
square miles of land to his domain.
By the same token, that difference
may act contrariwise on the terri
tory. For a long time there has been
doubt and is yet, for that matter-
concerning the boundary between, the
Keaau lands in the Puna district and
the government's land at Waiakea.
When the grant of the former was
made during the old monarch ths
boundary was described as evteiidin?
along a mawae, or fissure, in the lava
flow toward the sea in the general
direction of the ancient Hawaiian
temple of Kawiakawa. At least that
appears to have been the general un
The land scuth of that boundary be-
longed to tc Kaeen tracr, now owned
Ibv W. H. L i :man. in tne years inai
followed the granting of the original
patent the impression developed that
an error had been made in the spell
ing of the name of this temple, or
heiau, in the deed, and that what was
really meant was iawaiakawa. The
relics of the old heiau of this na.ii'i
were found nea:- the seashore, in the
general direction pointed by the lava
fissure, which was about five miles
But Shipman has never been satis
fied with this l.oundary, believing thai
another temple of the exact name
spelled in the patent was in exist
ence. At the request of his surveyor.
Thomas E. Cock, the government de
cided on another survey. Assistant
Government Surveyor S. M. Kariai-a-nui
was ordered to ro over the grou-a l
and his report has recently been sub
mitted to the governor and attornev
general, with a map of the district.
Kanakanui discovered the sito of
the old neiau, Kawiakawa. It was and then the nnyor rose and stated
positively identified by several ka-; tlisit since the Loan was dealing with
maainas of the neighborhood, he appointments he wouldnominate Alfred
states, and lies about one mil iarther.p. Carter as chief of the fire depart
to the norta than the trmple whic 'i . r.cnt. Pacheco moved, seconded by
had formerly been regarded as a land
mark establishing the boundary. He
found moreover that while the Ka
waiakawa temple lay in the general
direction pointed by the mauwae. i
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L. M. Whitehouse permanently con
firmed as city and county engineer, J,
H. Miehlstein permanently confirmed
as building and plumbing inspector,
C. H. Thurston practically confirmed
as chief of the fire department
Such were, the results of a meeting
oi e supel-visors at noon today at
which unexpectedly the question of
patronage was brought up and an at
tempt made to oust the three Repub
lican department heads.
Supervisor Pacheco started the rum
pus by nominating George F. Whitte-
more, formerly of Hilo, as city and
county engineer. It was seconded by
Supervisor Wolter. After a short dis
cussion at which secrets of the Bour
bon caucus were revealed, the mayor
put the nomination to a roll call of
ayes and noes.
For Whittemore Hardesty, Pa
checo, Wolter.
Against Cox, Markham, McClel
lan, Petrie.
McClellan then moved to appoint L.
M. Whitehouse as city engineer. This
appointment lies wholly within the
province of the board. It was carried
with the foregoing vote reversed, Pa
checo. Hardesty and Wolter voting
against Whitehouse.
Petrie then moved that Miehlstein be
appointed building and plumbing in
spector. ' The vote was:
Ayes ("ox, .Markham. McClellan,
Noes Hardesty. Pacheco. Wolter.
McClell:m then moved that Charles
.Vurasky be appointed assistant build
ii g and plumbing inspector but wllV
d:ew the motion on the opinion o'
Deputy Attorney Milverton that the
ri.roiiurnent rests with the chief.
.dcClellan then moved to adjourn.
.olter, that the nomination be con
l.i med. The motion was lost o to '.,
Hardesty going over with the majori
ty . The vote:
Ayes Pacheco. Wolter.
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wiiiiehoiise Is
Sure; Thurston
Secretary Meyer Wants Con
struction on Big. Hospital at
Pearl Harbor Rushed Through
to Completion as Fast as
. Possible Says $1 00,000 Is
Needed at Once
(Star-BuIUtin ' Staff Correspondence
appeal for funds with which to con
tinue work on the naval hospital at
Pear. Harbor has been transmitted
to congress by , Secretary Meyer. He
desires to obtain $100,000 and have it
made available at the earliest possible
date. : ..... - .v-v
,-Iaa letter to Speaker Glark. which
was referred to the committee on ap
propriations, Secretary- Meyer ex
plained , the necessity for completing
the naval hospital and suggested that
the requisite amount be ' soon placed
at his disposal for use in that connec
tion. - . '.v.;' .,
" In the same communication the sec
retary of the navy urged an appropri
ation of $25,000 for extending the wa
ter system on the Island of Ooam.
Antt-BatUeshlp floht on. ,
The anti-battleship fight has already
begun In the house.. It will doubtless
r&ge until near the end ct this ses
sion," when the; naval appropriation
bill Is finally, passed. .'A- systematic
movement has been started by Repre
sentative Burnett ; of Alabama to ' preH
vent the allowance' of -any funds what
ever' for, constructing battleships: H
Is making &' point, of -personally Inter
viewing each member and seeking, to
enhst his assistance In Jthe ahtKbatUe
4lUf' ot5 beiievedthe ; Democratf
wi u again raaae a party . mawr rw
the increase of the'navyV'ind hox:aur
cus on battleships is probable.' TlJis
does, not Interfere with the plans, of
Mr. Burnet who hopes to 'alga up s)
sufficient number bf "little navy: men
to put; up a , ' stiff fight against the
naval appropriation bin, in the event
the committee recommends two irieW
ships.- .-. i ; ' ; u
(Continued on Page S)
Honolulu will be included in anoth
er round-the-world tour providing the
present plans of the local promotion
committee prove effective. : "M
The Canadian Pacific Railroad (has
decided upon a new departure in con
nection with the first sailings of the
"Empresses," ' two new liners which
have just been completed and whicn
will be ready for service early next
summer. The C. P. R. will divert the
ordinary course of sending the vessels
around Cape Horn to make the start
in the Pacific service from Vancouver,
and instead have arranged attractive
round-the-world trips for their first
voyage, A start win De maae irora
Southampton, England, and tne
"Empress of Russia" will be the first
vessel to sail on April 1, while the
"Empress of Asia" will leave the
English port on May 27. Both the
steamers will call at Port Said, Gib
ralter, Suez, Colombo, Panang, Sing
apore. Hong Kong, Yokohama, and
other points of interest and arrive at
Vancouver two months later.
Arrangements have been made for
the Canadian liners to leave from Can
adian and American ports in time to
catch the Empresses and the fare for
the round trip, exclusive of the cost
of hotel expenses in England and
berths and meals on the C. P. R. R.
will be $630.10. According tb a state
ment made this morning by Secretary
Wood of the local promotion com
mittee, the committee will at once get
in touch with W. G. Annable, general
passenger agent of the Canadian Pa
cific Railroad at Montreal, urging that
Honolulu be included in the itinerary
of the two vessels. The dates of the
sailing of the two vessels from Eng
land would bring the passengers to
Honolulu too late for tbe floral
Parade and Mid-Winter Carnival, but
nevertheless. Secretary Wood is of
the opinion that the tourists would
never regret the trip.
These two veS?ls are sister ships
and 590 feet long, 60 feet beam, with
gross tonnage of 16,850, and have a
seed of 20 knots per hour. They are
'.he first vessels with cruiser sterns,
a feature which is especially adapted
for speed, besides securing more
room for the various decks.
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S. S. Oscar Enters Harbor of Nariaimo,
B. C Blazing Fore Arid Aft
Cargo of Explosives in Her HoldvCrew
Flees as ShevTouches Dbck--Whol of
City's Waterfront Damaged by Sh b ck
of the Crash i When Eluch-
.... ISpecUl'JUar-Bulletln'Clei;-;'
NANAIMO, B, Jan. 156cores of people 'wars sertousfy Injured and
thousands of dollars worth of damage was done to the business section of
this little coaling pert by the explosion of a cargo of , dynamite broujht
here this morning by the steamer Oscar.- - .'.. ' '11.'. .'
- .The .steamer entered the harbor this morning with 'flames , bursting"
from her ports, and her crew fighting desperately for a. slim chance to es
cape. 'As she neared the docks they jumped overboard, leaving the vessel
to her fate and she plunged closer without a hand to guide her. . Almost
alongside the wharves she exploded, the ahock, shattering buildlncs " all
along the waterfront of the town and smashing things In general through
out the entire business district. More than a '.score of persona injured and
several of them so seriously that thjeirl Jives are despaired of. . .
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y NEW YORK, Jaiu ISvThe special board of Inquiry which hit tten I
Investigating the application of Cyprano Castro, ex-presldent of Ver.szusli:'
for admission Into the United States
morning, barring the old "Gray Wolf of Central America' from ,tu c .'-;
try, u In Its report the board charge s Castro t with hav!,-3 c'
perjured himself during the -hearing he was cjven, Tha tcirj t . . .
leges, that Castro pretended Ignorance ','cj questions put him ty t..j
members of the board, when li reality he was well lnfonned,cf r--J "irs
tmmetfurteir vpon tne puoucatwn
through his attorney announced that he latsndavap??;!'- ! , ;.c. . . -'
Secretary Nagh of thai Department Of Commerce aid.U..r, and t: :
he finds Mr. Nagef Aostlle.ta his claims, he will take, them t: fj Vr.
States-supreme court and -will not rest - until . the iuprems court
passed upon them. He declares that
position to hia landing in the United
0 00 Garment Workers
; -; NEW YORK, Jan. 15-Forty thousand :' garment workers '-Joinei the
ranks of the striking garment .'workers this morning. , This brth;s the total
workers' on strike in this city to more than 2P0.0CO, and the number cf es
tablishments seriously affected by the tieup tb nearly 10CO.
The schedule presented by the strikers calls for an average increase -i
of 20 per cent in wages. This means a, maximum of 125 a week, while no
man engaged in the trade Is to get less than $15. The women's hl;heit
weekly wage la to be $12. A genera I ' demand U .also made for double
time on holidays and for the payment of overtime at the rats of time and
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Other points In the garment workers' ultimatum are the abolition of T
subcontractors, the discarding of foot power and the; doing away with alt
tenement house work. : ':"'. V-- : ''.'ivvs
t , President Thomas A. Rlckert of the national organization, whose head
quarters is In Chicago, today, denounced tenement house work and urged the
coatmakere to empower .the organization to demand from employers the
sam commercial, terms for their labor as the employers must meet In buy
ing material from the Wool trust or with the merchants to whom they sell
their product.'; ' ' 'v.'';' ' ,r '' - V -: v- ''
, Harris Lavener, secretary of the New York district council of United :
Garmentworkers, which includes the whole metropolitan, district, says that
the council's territory alone will be affected by the str.'ke.
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Rockefeller Cant lsfjtfylll
WASHINGTON, O. C, Jan. 15-Doctor Richardson, house physician '
appointed to examine William Rockefeller, to ascertain his ability to testi
fy before the Pujo money trust committee, reports that Mr. Rockefeller
Is unable to testify Before the committee and that a lengthy, examina
tion might prove fatal. Dr. Richardson's report waa filed soma days ago,
but was made public only this morning. The committee at once decided y
to take Rockefeller's deposition, and appointed Samuel, Untermeyer and
Chairman Pujo to examine the oil magnate. Pujo voted against the 'plan
to take the deposition, but was overruled. The surgeon's report states
that Rockefeller is suffering from palsey, and is, able to write only about -eleven
words in two minutes. One half of his vocal chord has gone' knd
the other is so feeble that he can articulate. only with extreme difficulty. .
m i ee m .. . . "
Denver Off To Save Americans
V. ;
SAN DIEGO, Cal., Jan. 15. Rush orders from the navy department were,
received by the commanding officer of the U. S. S. Denver this morning to
proceed at once to Acapulco, Mexico, to care for Americans there who, are
reported endangered by the revolt that is rising In that section of the south
ern republic The ship left within an nour after the receipt of the dispatch.
Liberal use of those two effective
lubricants, "discipline" and "system,"
has kept the army machine rannin?
smoothly, and made possible on sched
ule time the most extensive move
ment of troops in the history of the
military organization Tiere. In spite
of the unexpected complications aris
ing from the quarantining of nearly
2"0 recruits, just as the transport
Cheridan was about to disembark its
passengers yesterday morning, the or-
From U. S:
rendered Its fonril rtpsrt th'
of J tne poara'a ' fini - -1 ro.
the asphalt trust, Is back cf ths.ep-'
States. ..,t."-5 -.cv-:-' V
iginal plans of the chief quartermast
er have been carried out, and by to
morrow the incoming regiments will
i e at their new stations, and the Fifth
Cavalry, bound for continental United
States, safe!y aboard the 'troopship.
Tbe first half of the program has been
successfully carried out, and every
thing points to successful completion.
Yesterday saw the transfer of, the
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