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Kvening Bulletin. Esl. 1882, No. :.:,..
Hawaiian 'Star. Vol. XX, No. 64H6.
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Judge Ballou Thinks
Moral Effect About
Only Important
For Planters Files
Brief -Committee
Rushes Business
f.Sr'clal tar-Bulltn Corwspondncl
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 18. The
hearing given by the House Ways and
means committee on, the sugar sched
ule of the Payne-Atdrich tariff , act
passed with 'such a rush and hurry
that apparently bat little was accom-
" plished. The information obtained is
presumably to be used in framing a
revision measure.1 The sugar schedule
, was combined with wines and liquors.
. i. But' little opportunity was given for
oral . argument. ' Everybody was in
vited to leave brief.-
Judge. Sidney-Ballou appeared be
, fore toe ways : and means committee
for the Uawajian sugar interests. IU
-'.did not request'anytlnie.for a verbal
. ' presentation of fact . but took advan
';r'tage of the permlssjonl allowed j ant
; ; filed strong brief. fJ Htclearly v se .
. forth the necessity of continued pro
V tection for, the sugar 'producers of Ha
waii? He made it perfectly plain thai
any material ; reduction in dutle:
would destroy an JnduBtry that is es
sential to future' prosperity In tht
: islands." - i: .' . ,
Throughout the' 'entire heartEf
Judge Ballott Vas iir attendance close
ly. watching: the Interests of the Ha
waiians He came early and remainec
on the job '.until, the. day 'a work wax
. completed.-: - r
rlq the opinion vof Judge Ballou. th
only important benefit to result fron
the hearings wfll be the moral effed
t that, is likely -to follow when the act
, ual work of framing a sugar-revisicr
measure is taken up. He thinks it
; possible that then the arguments ad
vanced against radical modificatior
Will "bear-fruit and prevent anything
like ruinous slashing.;
In any eyent, the Judge feels sure
the senate will never consent to
proposition approximating free sugai
or any reduction in duties below tie
figures contained In, the Bristow sub
stitute, adopted at the last session o!
Congress. He, regards the sentiment
prevailing in the senate as opposed tc
any lowering of . sugar rates beyond
point where the product can be made
at a reasonable profit
The beet-sugar producers and the
cane-growers of Louisiana were alsc
well represented at the hearings.
Harbor Funds Leek Safe.
An appropriation of 1225,000 is car
ried in the rivers and harbors bill, at
reported to the house, for continued
improvement of the harbor at Hono
lulu. It is believed this figure will not
be changed when the measure comef
up In the house for action.
P. W. Dohrmann, the noted Sar
Francisco merchant and prominent ir
the civic movements of that city, de
livered a strong address before th
Commercial club at luncheon today
his subject being the "Consolidatioi
of Commercial Bodies."
.- After returning the indictmen
against J. W. Clark, the allege
bigamist, the federal grand jury mad
i partial investigation of the murdc
charge' against Sergeant William 8
Hagemann yesterday afternoon, art
jo.irning to. next Thursday morning.
The standing committee of the Cen
tral Union church will hold a meetin
in the parlors of the church on Wed
rtetday evening at a Quarter-past sev
en o'clock, and all those who wish to
join the church at this communion art
invited to be present. There are quite
a number Who have made a start i
tt.e meetings of the Men and Relisioi
Campaign and who will be cordiall:
-welcomed at the meeting.
Regal Motor Cars
Merchant & Alakea, Phone 2648
Ford H. MacGregor of Mad:-
son, Wis., Sends Letter to
Committee" Member
W. R. Farrington of the drafting
committee of the charter revision
committee has, through Prof. E. H.
Farringtcn of the Uaivereiry of Wis
consin, got in torch with Ford H.
MacGregor in charge of the Municipal
Reference Rureau of the University
of Wisconsin. Mr. Macflregor suc
ceeded Prcf. Farrington on the board
3t aldermen of the city of Madison
.hue getting in touch with the practic
al tide of municipal activities as well
as the theoretical.
Madison voted recently to not ac
cept the commission form oT municipal
?overnment. This was somewhat of
a surprise as Madison is supposed to
be the center of almost everything
that Is , progressive in government.
Mr. MacGregor was one of the
eaders in the fight for the adoption
if the commission form of govern
ment and drafted the general en
ibling act of Wisconsin, copies of
which have been furnished the draft
ing committee. It may be significant
'.hat Mr. MacGregor has drafted and
the Wisconsin legislature is now con
sidering an enabling act to allow mu
nicipal commissioners or supervisors
o appoint a city manager.'
In his letter Prof. MacGregor deals
it some length with the plan for a
:ity manager, which he writes is be
'ng adopted more and more frequently
y municipalities.
Prof. MacGregor's letter written in
response to a request from Mr. Far
rington 'of the local drafting com
mittee followa'v
" - Madison. Wis,, Jan. 4, 1913.
tTOfetsoT f K"Ti.li ""Farrington, Univer
sity, , ' - ;
. Dear Prof, farrington :In reply to
rour Inquiry' the other evening "would
'say,' that there has been considerable
iterature of much merit, tfhicn has
appeared recently on the subject of
Tommlssion government Probably the
ncfst valuable work on the subject
is the most recent one; a book called
(Continued on Page 8)
Report Has It That They Have
Appointed Committee to Con
fer with Captains but None of
the Members of Their Order
or of the Masters and Pilots'
Harbor Will Talk Captain
Tullett Denounces Company's
System of Securing Crews for
Vessels Says Is Menace to
Lives of Traveling Public
A persistent report, which could not
be traced to its source, and refused
co be verified was current on the
itreets this morning, to the effect
that the engineers of the Inter-Ia-and
licet are standing back of the
kippers in the difficulty between the
atter and the company. No one
xmld be found who would verify the
statement, but it was circumstantial,
;ven to the names cf the committee
ippointed by the engineers at their
neeting last night, to confer with the
special committee of the Harbor this
ifternoon. These names were J.
juinlan. J. Little and T. Malloy.
Asked regarding the report this
norning Captain Tullett, chairman of
he captains' special committee, said
hat he could not say. He has not
-)cen in touch with the engineers and
as in ignorance of their plans.
"We believe it would be to the ad
antage of the engineers to work with
is if it came to a fight, but as mat
ers stand at present we are not in a
iosition to take any stand. 1 do not
tnow what the engineers did at their
netting last night, although 1 know
.hey held one. I am not even sure
hat they discussed the situation."
As if in reply to the report the
Marine Engineers' Benificial Associa
ion this morning issued the follow
To Whom It May Concern:
The Marine Engineers' Beneficial
Association, No. 100. of Honolulu, re
spectfully requests that the newspapers
f this city, will in the future, abstain
rom making any references that are
'onjectural, as to the probable actions
(Continued on Page 2)
Social And Settlement Workers Banquet
Raymond Robins And Hear Expert Talk
vj y
Siv) A C AFRICA 1 So-sT I f
w3f OCCAM fvL A 6 iMDlANt
C oo U SOUTH Y i TrAK,
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"For the Honor of Our City."
This is the slogan given to the busi
nessmen of Honolulu b.
rucnn, of San FrancUco and Honolulu.
n an address at the luncheon of the
Commercial Clirb at noon today. His
announced purpose was to show the
benefits of the proposed consolidation
of the commercial bodies into the Ho
nolulu Greater Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Dohvmann said that it would be
safe to adopt the scheme as a whole,
provided that all selfish interests were
eliminated. He related the experience
of San Francisco, where consolidation
was proving a success. Under the old
system here the chamber of commerce
deals with the interests of the planters
and trade promotion in the large,
while the merchants' association was
interesting itself simply in municipal
affairs. To combine the two great
functions vould be very difficult, un
less even ir.g was done for the
hoi'or of th .ity.
A story was told by the speaker re
lating to his s-ventieth birthday last
month, the point of which was illus
trative of tho adage that in unity
there was str-sth. He remarked on
the great advances that this commu
nity had mad? in the past few years,
which exceedH the progress of most
other communities. It ought to be so,
for this was n central point, in the
world's commence and travel, in
greater degree t.-.an many other cities
could clainv The people of Honolulu'
were compiimenttd on the manner in
which they were rising to their ad
vantages and opportunities. There
was a large : t tendance, and Mr.
Dohrmann's n-t; arks were loudly ap
plauded. As t1' n.an that had put it
into the heads cf t.i- merchants here
some years ago to organize as an as
sociation, his words were received as
those of one sneaking with authority.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 23. Reports
from the eastern markets announce
that refined sugar was reduced today
about ten points.
Leong Tng this mornini: cn'ered r.
1 Va of guilty to conducting a gamb
ling game and was fined and costs
ty Circuit Judge Robinson.
s-.r--;u:, 'A-nr1 P - . .
-mil uixm
Strongly opposing the proposed
plan for a "recall provision" in the
new city charter. William Thompson,
prominent Republican and active in
many territorial and municipal cam
paigns, declared this morning in an
interview given the Star-Bulletin that
if any recall provision is adopted, at
least forty per cent of the vote for del
egate should be required in signa
tures to the petition for a recall elec
tion to make such a provision opera
tive. Mr. Thompson declares that he is
disgusted with party politics in mu
nicipal affairs, and urges that an
easy recall would mean frequent elec
tions. He said:
"Being utterly disgusted with party
-politics as applied to municipal affairs
I will welcome a strong non-partisan
commission elected under a direct pri
mary law.
"It is to be feared, however, that
men of calibre will hesitate to accept
nomination for the office of commis
sioner if subject to recall by petition
of 20 per cent of the voters at any
"Why the Recall T
"An individual running for office
submits a platform upon which he is
elected i commissioner only. The
board then, by majority vote, deter
mines the department of which he
shall have charge. This being so, if
there is no party alignment, if each
commissioner is independent, there are
four other members ready to check
mate any vicious ordinance.
"In case of gross incompetence, a
majority vote of the board could strip
any commissioner of his power over
any given department. In case of dis
honesty or immorality, we would still
have the power to impeach.
' "it would no doubt be comparative
ly easy to get per cent of the vot
ers to sign a petition for the recall of
Mayor F'ern for instance, but what
would Le accomplished thereby? He
would be in a position to sit back and
laugh at you. and at the election fol
lowing would be returned by a hand
some majority. Then again, it might
be possible for Fire Chief Thurston
with his political associates to suc
cessfully petition the recall of the
(Continued on Page 3)
Above are the nictares of the tfen.ud Kellglon campfiliraera new'bert,
on ttelr world-tear, whose rente is tho wa on the tatompanyftip nap. :Be- :
low is the .National Association quartet, whose slotrloff is feature of the
meetings. , .
Chicago Man Talks Straight from Shoulder During Dinner at
Palama SettlementDeals with the Social Evil in Strong
3 Queen Liliuokalani this morn- $
ing was visited by Fred B.
? Smith and the National Associa- 3
tlon quartet at her home, Wash
S ington Place. The aged queen
had expressed a desire to see
the 'leaders of the Men and Re
S Hgion World Tour, and after the
$ address at Kamehameha Schools
$ Mr. Smith and the quartet visit
$ ed the queen and the quartet
$ sang several selections.
Eighty of the prominent social and
settlement workers of Honolulu at
tended a dinner at the Palama Settle
ment last evening which was given in
honor of Raymond Robins, the social
expert who is now in this city in con
nection with the Men and Religion
Forward Movement. Mr. Robins has
been engaged in settlement work in
Chicago for the past twelve years, and
the meeting last evening was called
in order that the local workers might
receive instructions for broadening
the scope of work which is now being
carried on in the Hawaiian Islands.
James A. Rath, headworker of the
settlement, made a brief address In
which he gave the purpose of the
Men and Religion Forward Movement,
and then introduced the speaker. Mr.
Robins went straight to the point
without mincing matters, explaining
(Continued on Page 4)
9 a. m. Address at Kamehameha
school. Mr. Smith.
10 a. m. Meeting of the out-of-town
delegates. Messrs. Smith, Robins and
the quartet. Place to be announced
12:30 p. m. Address at the Catton,
Neill shops. Mr. Robins.
4:30 p. m. Institutes.
6 p. m. Dinner of the College
Men s club. Cooke hall, Y. M. C. A.
Mr. Robins.
8 p. m. Address at the opera
house. Mr. Smithand th-quartet.
Address at the Japanese consulate.
Mr. Robins.
9 a. m. Address at the Kameha
meha School. Mr. Robins.
12:15 p. m. Final meeting with the
executive committee of the local cam
paign. Pacific Club.
1 p. m. Final conferences.
5 p. m. The party leaves for the
Orient on the Manchuria.
Associated Press Cable
MANILA, Jan. 28. Reports from
Jolo received here today announce the
repulse of a large column of bolomen
after a desperate fight by the cavalry ;
The dispatches, though meagre, state
that one of the soldiers was hacked tc
pieces by the bandits before they
could be driven back. Six: of the
troopers were seriously wounded, most
of whom will probably die. The troops
are reported to be in pursuit of the
bolomen, and are expected to como
into touch with them again tonight or
Associated Vress Cable)
NEW YORK, Jan. 28. Following
the admission of Thorpe, the all-round
champion, that he was guilty of pro
fessionalism, the officials of the A. A.
U. find themselves facing a strange
tangle. They must return all
trophies won by Thorpe, to the au
thorities in Sweden and must revise
all of the records of the association.
Incidentally the tangle over
Thorpe's status and the confusion he
has made results in Martin Sheridan
being declared the all-round cham
pion, on the strength of his perform
ances at the recent Olympic games.
Dispatches from Carlisle report
.Thorpe as having declared that he
! sinned through ignorance of the rules
of amateur sport.
(Associated Press Cable
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23. Riedel
bach, the "human bomb" who terror-
, ized the local police headquarter 'by
appearing with a suitcase filled with
dynamite, and with sticks of the dead
ly stuff in his pockets, was sentenced
today to twenty years In the state
The new Carnegie library will be
opened next, Saturday, and the library
trustees are holding a meeting this
afternoon in tfie office of Secretary W.
H. Babbitt, Judd building, to? discass
the plans for the opening. Probably
for the first five or six days there will
be no books issued, this time being de
voted to registration of memliirs TJae'
registration; osts nothing, fay Ihe use
I of the libraryls to Te entirely ; free,
but those who wish to use are asked
to register to allow the jabrarjr. rec
jorda to he kept in a businesslike way.
Sign Note Rupturf
ing Negotiations
But Defer Delivery
in Last Effort to
ReacKS Some; Sort
of a Gompromise
With ; the Mussul
man Del egates
Disasters in Turkey
Vork a Change
in Sentiment ; :
LONDON, s Jan. 23. Tha dele satet ;
from the Balkan states today, slsnti
the formal note, rupturing .the nes '
tiatlona between, tho allies and the OV '
toman. This ia tho last formal act be
fore resorting to hottilltles, and was
performed in alienee &nd crax'tywTha
actual presentation of the document .
will Jbo deferred for a day or two in a
last .hope that fcome compromfie bo?
tween the Turks and the Calkin ttatea
may; b4ahe4xef0r breaks out .
again.:, - , . , ih V'):,fr":i
A distinct change ef sentiment It ttf
fleeted Jn, ha dispatches, from Euro
peart centers, following the reports
from Constantinople of tho many die
uters which have swept ovsr that
clty.( The feellng 'seems to .be . that "
Turkey should be allowed td work out
W own salvation without Interference
jy the powers and that if potable tho J
allies should give way a little of . tho
present advantage. ; " ..
LONDON, Jan. 28. Following - tht '
action of the cabinet in dropping tho; '.
franchise bill yesterday,- a woman's
war broke out hero and In, Dublin to- y
iay that threatens to make all prtvi- "
ous efforts of the suffragette leader
eem tame by comparison. The police
tormented by tho militant . womtn, .: ;
have already ; arrested scores, most of V
whom have go no to Jail without a pro';e V
teV except possibly a verbal one. 8ev- ;
:raf, however, have struck back at tho
"bobbies, and it a result' have, ro :
ceived more or less heavy sentences at'
the hands of the police magistrate. - ' -!
The most prominent of this last
;lass Is Mrs. Despard, sister of Sir v
John French, the cavalry general who
won fame for himself during tht war -in
South Africa years ago.. She' I rt-
sorted to have attacked tht police of
ficer who arrested her whenht found
her pitching stones at the stained '
jlass windows of St. Stephens, and
scratching his face so badly that a .
doctor had to attend hlm.r 8ho was
sentenced to fourteen days In Bride- . --'
well. -; ,.; . '
Mrs. Drummond and her husband,
the General, together with Miss Sylvia'
Pankhurst, daughter of tht famous
suffragette leader, were arrested and
charged with resisting an officer 'In
the execution of his duty. ' Tht trio ,
Mere part of a number of suffragettes 1 -"
Mho were found by the police attempt
ng to force their way Into the ores
ince of the Chancellor, Lloyd George, '
ind persisted after being warned, that :
:hey were violating tht law. 5
Front Dublin comes word of even
worse rlota than here.: The atresia of -.
the. Irish capital have been crowded
with shouting, .ranting woman all day
long and three of the leaders have f
been arrested and sentenced1 to serve ; r
3ne month in jail for throwing stones .
through the heavy -windows of tho . -viceregal
castle here ' i ."'
In practically all tht larger cities of "
the United Kfngdom the; suffragettes ,
have been, holding monster mass meet
ings in the Streets and public places-y". "
Tht speakers have been Insisting that -"all
meamjMt gain fur aimaart Justl-1 -y
fied, shorLonly of murder :r: piy.
't CHICAGO, Jan. 23 Fifty thousand
garment workers here art prepared to
Strike in sympathy with the- Strlklnj . ,
garment workers in New York. Sev-.
era! hundred establishments 'will t a
effected.' The police artatreafy prs
paring to meet possible emer; - -by
stationing large details in
likely t6 bt affected.-,. .
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