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From S. P.:
Ventura, Jan 20.
For S. F.i
Nile-Lurline. Jan. 21
From Yanconver:
Maratua, Jan. 29.
For VanroBTrri
Makura, Jan 28.
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Kvenlng Hulletin. Est. l$82,"No. 544.
Hawaiian Star. Vol. XX, No. 6486.
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Harbor Board, Confronted by Statement
of How Present
to Pieces, Adopts
ory Urged impose Tonnage Tax
Put Docks on Self-sustaining
nnanaaaan a aa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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a Abandonment of policy of wool wharf construction; adoption of a
a plan for, permanent construction only. a
H $400,000' to be gpent In acqulrlnjwaterfront property in Honolulu, a
n . $300,000 for wharf construction' at. KahuluU- a
a $200,000 for wharf construction at Kilo iri addition to completing a
a sew Hild wharf already being J)UllL "r '- . 8
a Board to work for tonnage-tar kn. cargoes here. a
; .Present unofficial and 'Voluntary shippersV-wharf tax may be done a
a away wjth and territory levy tonnage tax instead. a
a v Bonds to sum of two million dollars to be issued by territory for a
a harbor and wharf improvement purposes. a
a tVaWa aa aii'tj a aa'aaW a a a a a a a a a a a a
Startling . figures..! on the cost of
wood construction '-M 6t ' , territorial
; wharves, ' snowing that , in Uie last
twelve years wharves costing nearly
or more than a hundred thousand dol
lars have needed from forty to ninety
per cent of their original expense la
. repairs, and. that today the city is fac
ing Immense expenditures for : more
repairs, were put before the board of
harbor commissioners and Governor
Frear in a conference late yesterday
: afternoon .-.r:- : r-.
As a resttlt tf the figures, whlcl
i were presented in V brief statement
: -by Commisslonrr James V 'Wakefield,
k- fci Jot- uuwutuiuuaij ituwMu m ico- 8quaaroB but at least three are
- oiuiioq . -io, escaousa rTocauijr expected.y ' . v f
;A 'type of wharf bf-'peraatnonstrvc-l-Vr;'4! : -T '
Dillon, : -The -governor agreed with thej a -i a kvft. a a a a a a
board: that .the policy, of the past Is
wasting the .taxpayers money.
The Facta and, FlflureV o
: - Commissioner X WakeTleldJs state
ment , sets forth clearly Just what the
policy of the past years has cost and
what it has accomplished. His state
vnent says: .'.; ,.' ,.X- : ; ; -r ;
, " Channel Wharf built in 1300 at
. a cost of $37,369.27, and on which
. a further: sum -of $16,400.02 tor
maintenance : has . been expended, .
making a total cost of $103,769.29:
At this- time the wharf is practi
cally, worthless, and is unsafe for'
the landing of cargoes other than
"... lumber, .-' -"v-.v ..v4 v.? IX.-: '
Oceanic Wharf rebuilt In 1903, f
the sum of $27,355.00 was expend- i
ed on this wharf, and In 1904 $5,-
378.00 was expended on buildings. -:
$1858.88 being spent on the sub
: structure, after weight. years serv
ice this sub-structure has to bex
removed the ' piles being in bad .
condition, and the loose retaining
wall in several places has slipped
forward into the harbor.
Brewer Wharf built in 1906 and
1907. at; A cost of $91,510.48 is .
showing x ah-eady very serious
signs of decay v4n the sub-strue
Nuuanu Street Wharf is an old
wood . pile structure which must
be rebuilt immediately funds are
available. The present condition
of this structure la such as to be .
a menace to air who use It
Hackfeld Wharf built In 1901 at
a cost of $143,772.85, and on
which there has been expended
since that date the sum of $64,
252.35, which is equivalent to a
little over 44 per cent of Its orig
inal cost, the working surface of
this wharf Is now good, but the
sub-structure Is poor, and within
the next four, or five years large
sums will have to be again ex-
pended on the sub-structure.
Alakea Street Wharf, built in
1906 and 1907, is an expensive
wharf to maintain, and will with
in a few years be a large burden
of expense to the Territory. Judg
ing from experience with other
wharves, the sub-structure of this
wharf will have to be renewed
within the next five years, and
when this renewal is made it
should be of the most permanent
character possible.
The facts and figures above spoke
v fo themselves 4o the harbor board.
'Commissioner Wakefield has spenf -f.
.een six and eight weeks in coTec -irp
the figures and analyzing them,
aitd as a result he declares empnatir-
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Regal Mntor Cars
2 Two passenger.
2 Four passenger
1 Five passenger
Call and Inspect
Merchant & Alakea, Phone 2G4S
Wharves Are Going
Progressive Policy
$S $ 3 $
' Report has . reached here that $
a Japanese Navy training squad-
ron will arrive in Honolulu har $
bor - late In March or early in 4
4 April on its way to the main- 4
a land.. . Some time" will . be tpent
lnthe vicinity Jlonolqlu, and ,
4 a vlsft may v'be paid ' to Hila
Nothing definite, is known as to 4
tne number of i vessels iiu the '4
The work of discharging cargo from
the transport Sheridan, and getting the
baggage, equipment and freight of the
Fifth Cavalry aboard, is progressing
taster than was expected, and as a re
sult the troopship is expected to sail
at noon tomorrow, Instead of at 5 p.
m. The facility with which the big
movement of local troops has been en
glnesred, under rather adverse condi
tions,' speaks volumes ' for the effi
ciency of the quartermaster corps
here, and for the way in which the O.
R. & It. Co. has operated Its somewhat
limited equipment.
This morning the remaining six
troops of the Fourth cavalry boarded
the train for Schofield Barracks, and
at 3 o'clock the six troops of the Fifth
left at Leilehua will entrain for Hono
lulu. They will go aboard the Sheri
dan tonight, and the transfer of the
two regiments of horse will be com
plete. The Twenty-Fifth Infantry, which
started its hike to Schofield Barracks
yesterday morning, camped last night
at Pearl City, and hit the road again
early this morning. The regiment
should reach Schofield this noon, two
battalions going into the barracks
vacated by the Second Infantry, while
the other battalion will go into camp.
This battalion can look for a long
stay under canvas, ror there is little
chance of more funds being available
for temporary cantonments. The re
quest of the department commander
for a cantonment for the Fir6t Infan
try when that organization arrived
here was turned down by the War De
partment, for the reason that no more
money was to be spent for temporary
quarters at the post, so there is no
reason to believe that an exception
will be made for more recently ar
rived troops. The camp of the
Twenty-fifth would be comfortable
enough had tent flooring been sent
as recommended, but there was some
hitch at the other end of the line,
and for the time being the men must
put up with dirt floors. It may take
several months to get the matter
straightened out.
Artillery Satisfied.
While not exactly resting in the lap
of luxury, the two companies of Coast
Artillery at Fori Kamehameha are
, making out well enough, and in a
short time their permanent camp will
I be a model in every way.
I "A good climate makes up for a
multitude of omissions," said Captain
j Taylor, commanding the tSth com
; pauy, and now post commander at
Kam. We are better off in camp
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Overcrowding And' Sanitary Laxity
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Filed with Clerk of Senate and
Read in Open Session Local
K'ck Against . Frear. Causes
; Trouble--ls Held for Execu
tive Session and Discussed
. By C. S, ALBERT-
WASHINGTON,, p., C, Jaa. 5. . ;
When the Democrats or Hawaii lor
snally protested against . the confir
mation, of Governor Frear another ob
stacle was placed In the pathway of
success. ' It had already become ap
parent that no action would be taken
on the nomination, giving Governor
Frear another term, because of the
general agreement among the Demo
crats that all of President Taft's civil
appointments would be held up until
after. March 4. The protest from Ho
nolulu only served to strengthen the
argument of the Democrats and make
confirmation - more difficult and less
The Hawaiian protest, addressed to
the president pro tem. of the senate,
was laid before that body in open ses
sion when it reconvened after the
Christmas holiday recess. The clerk
began reading the two conlmunica
tions In a loud voice when Mr. Gal
linger hopped to -hl3 feet and with
drew them. They should have been
presented in executive session. That
course was followed several days la
ter, when it was found possible to
have a secret palaver over nomina
tions. Senators were generally much im
pressed with the directness and
straightforwardness of the protest fil
ed by the Democratic territorial com
mittee of Hawaii. A brief letter from
Secretary Gabriel K. Keawehaku anx
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At least thrsc parks are to be given
the residents ot the Punchbowl dis
trict. This if the announcement to
day of Iind Commissioner Joshua
Tucker, in response to queries by cit
izens of that iw ighborhood. .The land
for these already has been set aside,
in large part, anil George E. Marshall,
who recently wis given the contract
to build highways and lay storm
sewers, making the prciininary pre
parations for the use of these parks,
already has begun work.
These park sites include, first.
Block No. 6. inc'uding the government
stone quarry a-d the entire unclaim
ed tract adjoinins it; second. Summit
Park, in Blocks No. 13 and 18, above
the storm ditch and the proposed ex
tension of Prospect street, and third,
lot 1, block No. 23, at Punchbowl
Drive and Lusitnna avenue.
About five tons refrigerated provi
sions will be forwarded to Fanning
island as part cargo in the little
schooner Luka. This vessel it is be
lieved will get away for the south sras
this evening.
The Inter-Island steamer Mikahala
is expected to be placed on berth to
sail for Kauai ports this evening,, in
place of the steamer W. G. Hall.
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AT MAXOA SCnOOl--Tlu? tog
cnuaren crowae iuo in uiut; irarar iruciarr, snwwu hi w ngU i nr.
low li the -waterlt single 4rteUispMd.f-;tirf'Bo Wm
of the chfldxeii'priRfcr todrfak' wrier , from - th$ tare!wtchea, -;- & t.:- Cy
Fifty - Two Pupils
Room in Badly -
Other Children Forced To Walk
To Distant SchooI---Departmerit"of
instruction nas ino runas, ana sup
ervisors Are Looked To For Relief
Fifty-one children crowded into one-small room.
Building poorly lighted, poorly ventilated, in frightfully
dilapidated condition, qnd without sanitary accommoda
tions. Children forced to sit three at a desk, interfering with
study and ordinary comfort.
Yater supply furnished by one small tap, and one tin
drinhiug-enp used for entire school.
Another building, a few feet away, the gathering-place
of hoodlums and used at night for immoral purposes.
Manon residents, complaining in vain of revolting con
ditinns. now hare taken the matter up through the improve
ment club ami demand that the school authorities make a
change for the better.
Stirred by intolerable conditions at
the Manoa school, residents of the
valley have carried the campaign for
relief to the Manoa Improvement
Club and last Monday night a com
mittee was named to take up the
matter of getting a new structure.
The committee is composed of G. H.
Gere, A. YV. Meyer, George Engle and
Miss Rose Davison.
Overcrowding, lack of sanitary ar
rangements, surroundings tending to
degrade the pupils, a building that is
unsafe ami so dilapidated that rain
can beat through the windows, are
some of the conditions from which
Manoa. on behalf of the school
Keeping faith to the Nipponese cus
tom of participating in no public cele
l ration during the year following the
death of their emperor, the Japanese
ot Honolulu have dtrided to take no
conspicuous part in the bis evening
pnraile here on Washington's I5irtiiay
mul that affair, in which the local Jap
anese colony has always played a
prcminent and picturesque ivirt in
lonner years is to t e conspicuous by
its absence next month.
There were L.v;' io 3.0M Japanese
rairying the colored lenterns and high
I; colored regalia in the evening par
ade last yeir. forming probably the
greatest section of the celebration.
()r.ly one automobile will represent
Taken Up By
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picture, : left, - shows the tonra- of .
Jammed; Into
Dilapidated ; Building
children of the valley, is demanding
relief .
A reporter for the Star-Bulletin
spent a large part of yesterday in in
vestigating the school conditions and
in talks with residents of the valley.
Men and women alike are emphatic in
their condemnation of present con
ditions. In fact, several prominent
women of the valley are foremost in
the campaign for improvement.
The school building is located on
East Manoa road, two blocks from
the car line. It is little more than a
shack. It cannot accommodate all
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; the people of that nationality this
year, though they have consented to
supply all the Japanese lentems which
: thote of csther nations may want to
enrry as a part of the illuminated cav-
'J his announcement comes from
the Japanese committee appointed
some time ago at the behest of the i
promotion committee to make ar-!
rangements for the Japanese partici
pation, and comes after nearly a
month's deliberation. Attorney A.
K. Ozawa is chairman of this com
mittee. A month ago the committee, with
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Special Committee
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Supervisors ' MfcClelian, ; Petrie
' and Markham to Be Called on
. the Carpet by the County
; Committee ; ; a t Tomorrow
flight's Meeting', "D:c!:.rcd
;tto HavViclatcd'Thclf Party
P edacs'-and , to Be Untit to
AssQciafife wVitivBona Fide
Bourdons 3 i r
If Supervisor Pacheco has his way
the "insufgent" "Democratic: members
of -the beard; will be readout of the
Democratic party- by, the county com
mittee: at a meeting of that, body to
morrow night. Such-at least is the
plan now being considered. by Pacheco
and his allies in the committee. . . ;
'In a fiery statement made to the
Star-Bulletin this morning, Mr. Pache
co denounced the stand takeh by the
three supervisors, and declared thai
they are no longer fit to . associate
with straight Courbos members of the
ooard or with good Democrats any
where. , " . V' '
He stated that he intends to act at
once, on their failure to obey the de
mands ct the county, committee and
quoted at length from the rules of the
Demobratic party in Oahu, as formu
lated by the leaders of that party prior
to the nominating convention, at which
the insurgents received their, nomina
tion. ' ' : '-
While he could not speak for the
majority of the county committee Pa
checo seemed to have no doubt that
the body will oust Messrs. McClellan,
Petrie and Markham from the ranks oi
Democracy. He said: : " ".
"As chairman of the county. commit
tee, and as a member of the board of
supervisors I intend making a motion
to read the three supervisors, Petrie,
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At an informal gathering of Univer
ity Club .members around the lunch
eon table today, A. L. C. Atkinson,
who as assistant treasurer of the Na
t:'i,nal Progressive Party during tfc
lat-t campaign, gave an interesting talk
on the issues of the Bull Moote cam
paign, and a general description of the
way the new party went about its
business of boosting the candidacy of
Cclonel Roosevelt.
He said in part:
"I wish it distinctly understood, my
friends, that I will give a descriptive
talk, and don't want anyluing I tay to
be construed into advocacy of any
thing political.
"Before telling you, bowevc, of th
great progressive national organic
tion for conducting the campaign an-!
for financing it, I wish to mention a
ffcv.- facts leading up to its formation.
"The republican convention was
held in Chicago in June. In organiz
ing this convention, the Progressive
Wing and Tne Bosses came ito con
flict, and let me tell you there was a
certain amount of right on both
Explaining the origin of the term
"Bull Moose," asapplied to the new
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L-L LiU Li
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Crash When She Struck S n : r. :
Massive Starboard Ta:!;!::!!.
Cabled Reports from Su. :
Declare 'That Big 1 Ship I
Proceeding Slowly ar.d IT...'.
V M on Board Are Well Del:.;
;May Be Week ; 1
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dispatches from Suva, Fiji U!j-. .
announce that , th Oceanic II- -Sonoma
struck a submersed . wr:
jeveral days out of Sydney, and t
the shock whon : the blades ef Y
starboard propeller Mt the- ebs'.rv
t!onr l snapped, the maitive ."tail;"'
like a broom ;handle. The d!:;
asserts that tne vessel la prscc:.
slowty on her way, and that r a c
was Injured In the least by ths s:
dent. She may be delayed a week t
the collision. t .
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'ST. PETERSBURG,' Russia, Jan. 1?.
-The Czar today ordered ths corf;::
t!on'of airthe propsrty of the Cr;
Duke Michael, and the appointment
a special guardian ta cars for t :
nobleman's es:ats'and parson, fjl!:.
ing the Grand Duge't marriajs with a
person of Inferior rank. .The dls;r;:;
of Michael was further Increased wh: 1
orders were received stripping hin cf
all his military rank, afid reduclra h: i
to the level of t a private citizen, Ths
emperor Is Intensely displeased w!t
his relative, as the marriage follow 1 1
distinct orders from the eourt that It
should not take place undsr any c!r
cumstancesv The wifo of the grar.i
duke is said to be very beautiful an J
accomplished. , .V -
agrguh'd m vin
' VIGO, Spain, Jan, 1SThe British
steamer Veronese ran aground this
morning on the rocky coast of Vi;o
Bay, near where the famous naval bat
tie was fought more than a century
ago. She has one' hundred and thirty
nine passengers onboard. So far ail
efforts of the life savers here to reach
her have proved fruitless as the mon
ster seas drove back the boats, . and
she Is too far out to permit the use of
the rocket and line. .It Is feared that
she will begin breaking up under the
heavy pounding of the waves and that
all on board wilt be lost. . :
NEW YORK, Jan. 16--James Rsf;
Keene's vast estate, amounting, it Is "
estimated to between ten "and fifteen
millions of dollars, goes.to his widow.
The multi-millionaire sportsman leaves -her
everything he died possessed of, '
but in a clause in his will directs that
she make suitable provision for their
son, Foxhall. Just what this provision '
thall be, however, left to "her judg--
mcnt." -
WASHINGTON. Jan. 16. Edward
Mylius, a prominent British journalist"
has been refused admission Jttto this
country because the board of immigra
tion officials have found him to hava
been guilty of "morat turpitude" in
publishing the false report of the mor.
gantic marriage cf King George of
England. Mylius was tried and found
auiity of criminal liber and waa ten.
tenced to a long ierm of imprisonment,

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