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Shinyo Mara, Aug.22. Fer S. T.t Honolulan. AngM9, From Vancouver! " Niagara, Sept. 10. Fr Vancouver Marama, Sept 9. . AYrr? Sr. Evening Bulletin. Est 1SS2, Ko. 5623. Hawaiian Star, Vol. XX. No. 6668. 12 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1013. 12 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS. li 11 Ail I 1LJT ME 11 A It HOTEL PLAKD IN II01LUL!) Weil-Founded Report States That W. G. Irwin's Waikiki Property Is Site j.h. hertschFwill go TO MAINLAND ON DETAILS Former Manager of Local Houses Admits He Has Plan ' K to Care for Tourists '.. Quickly following the resignation of J. II. Hertsche yesterday afternoon tut manager of the Alexander' Young, . Moana and 1 Royal Hawaiian hotels, announcement was 'made DT Mr. Hertsche. that within three weeks he ill leave for the mainland to com plete arrangements for financing one of the largest hotel projects ever un dertaken here. "'. . " " Hard upon his announcement now comes Information from a reliable source that. Mr. Hertsche's enterprise will Involve the purchase of the beau tiful W. G. Irwin property at Waikiki, valued two years ago at between $230,000 and 1300.000. Asked to con firm or. deny the report, the former rr.anaccr of tlio Territorial Hotel Com pany stated that until he returns from the mainland" he- will be unable to (Continued on page four) :M PLATFOnr.I v f,;ii' geieeed I A serious' question arcrfe last night : to confront i;c;ut::c.ui Uiders .ot the territory ylo rr.ct to discuss party rules changes rr.aie necessary by the direct primary law. The question is as to a practicable method for formu lating a party platform. Whether a territorial convention must be held sometime prior to the . primaries, or whether the party by di rect election should name a platform committee, will be discussed at a fur ther meeting to be held on Friday night. Several Influential party lead ers rather favor the Convention plan - as being more easily understood from past experience. The direct, primary law does not provide for organization of party committees and this will ' have to be attended to in the party . rules.. : -.' The general sentiment of the Re publicans seems to be that the party should keep "hands off!' the primar ies. After the primaries, the party, through its committees, will enter the campaign actively , on behalf of its nominees. ; " Chairman R. W. Shingle last night named a committee consisting of Sen ator Cecil Brown, Ell Crawford and Robert W. Breckons, to confer with a special county committee consisting of Walter Coombs. John H. Wise and Clarence Crab be, la preparation for Friday's meeting. Last night's meet ing was held at Mr. Shingle's office and the, Friday session will probably be at the tame place, . febeIlsIy REBELS (Specisl Cable to Japanese Chronicle) . TOKIO, Japan, August 19. Further complications are developing with re gard to the revolution in China, ac cording to dispatches received here this morning, and from the present state of affairs it is probable -that at least one-half of the federal army in the sou tli may take sides with the In surgents. General Chou Sun. commander-in-chief of the second division cf the federal army, now stationed in the south, is said to have become dis satisfied with the ruling of President Yuan Shlh-Kai and nay, with his en tire force. Join with the rebel leader, General LI Let Quon, former governor of the province of Klangsi. General LI, who was recently defeated by the federals at Klukiang, is said to be making plans for another attack, on the nationalist soldiers. The present situation is serious. , SAP2S H. E. HEN D RICK, LTD. Merchant and Alakea . Telephone 2648 IPITHEBRIEWT George R. Carter New President of Commerce Chamber : f v--rr Former Governor George R. Carter, who was elected president of the Chamber of Commerce this afternoon. F. C. Atherton Again Is Nomi nated for the Vice : Presidency 'r Former Governor George R. Carter wss nominated for president of the chamber of commerce when the mem bers of the chamber met for the an nual election thfa afternoon at 2 o'clock. He will be elected. It Is stat ed, as soon as the chamber, can act on the nominations today. . Tne nominating committee, compos ed of J. R. Gait, W. R. Castle and J. M. Dowsett, also reported the follow ing nominations: :. For vice-president, C. Atherton. For secretary and treasurer, H. P. Wood. , . . For 'tru'steesr NoVnfanWaTnsr E. Paxton, E. D. Tenney, E. Faxon Bishop, F. Klarr.p, George F. Davie, Walter F. Dillingham,' James A. Ken nedy, J. W. Waldron, A. W.TT. Bot- tomley, W. W. Goodale, J. R. Gait. A number of reports from officers of the organization, including a detailed one from the retiring president, E. Faxon Bishop, and one by the sec retary cf the promotion committee, wt read before the members pres ent, tech cf the reports dwelt upon the progress shown by the organiza tion during the past fscal year, and was supplemented with Information that convinced those' present that. the coming year, will be equally as pros perous.,' ; . - ,;:'- i DAYS A R E EACH DRUNKS BE HONOLULU Tabu List Will Now Care ' for j Those Who Have Been' ; Court Incumbents y: ' Is'ow are the melancholy 'days for the "ex-tanks," the saddest of j the year,." '.'.'.'.r V, . To those' who persist in close com munion with the flowing bowl, ; the stern arm of the law has interposed Followlne noon a second conviction upon a charge of drunkenness,; the defendant is now handed a little slip of paper which briefly informs the recipient that he is forbidden to en ter or, to be found upon a licensed prem.ses where intoxicating liquor Is dispensed, for a terra of two years, dating from the time in which the tabo. is Issued. ' ; License Inspector , Fennell has jur isdiction over the distribution of these notices. He was present in the alstrlct court this morning, and two defendants, charged and found guilty of drunkenness were placed on the new. list ' :7 The latest restriction is In line with the provisions of act number ! 123, passed by the last legislature,', and also provides that for failure to ob serve the restrictions as set forth in the official notification, the offender is subject to a fine of $10 for the first infraction, and liable to an increase in penalties to the amount of $100. I 1 he enforcement of the new law, it! i is DeJigveo, win nave a saiutory ef fect upon several score of chronic in jebriates who have for months past J figured with prominence - on local pc 'lice court calendars. . ' Louis Alveros, aged thirteen, ;1 w,as, taken to Queen's Hospital this after noon, suffering from a broken leg and other injuries as a result , of a fall from a tree. The accident occurred at the home of the boy's parents on Em- 'ma street DAR DOCTOR PRATT MAY BE mm DISPOSITION Governor Reticent About Mak 'V, ing President of Board of. - Health Appointment - NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE MAY MAKE SELECTION Law May Compel Incurribent to Vacate Office Within the : Next Few Hours A situation fraught -with embarras sing possibilities confronts Governor Tear today and places Dr. J. S. B. Fratt, president of the territorial board of health, in a peculiar dil emma. The latter'a two-year term of office expires tomorrow, and unless he is reappointed at once, the office automatically becomes vacant Though apparently favoring Dr. Pratt's reappointment, the chief ex ecutive Is hesitant, not desiring to appear to be interfering with the new governor's plans by making an appoint ment just before the new governor steps into -office. - -1 "I am undecided,' said Governor Frear today, "whether to fill the of fice, or leave it open until my suc cc8s6rthas qualified and become pre pared fo take charge of the situation." (Continued on page three) That the cause for the delay in the mail destined for, Hawaii which arriv ed from San Francisco in the T. K. K. liner Hongkong Maru , at three o'clock Monday afternoon, more than eight -hours after the Sierra and Ko rea had arrived from the coast city, wa3 -probably due to a misunderstand ing on the part of the railway mail service officials In San Francisco with regard to the time : when the three vessels would reach this port, was the statement made this morning by As sistant Chief Clerk Alfred H. Hodson. of the locaL railway mail service de partment w - " "The Tr K. K. steamship company has a flat-rate contract with v the United States for carrying the mails from Honolulu to San Francisco or vice versa," said Mr. Hodson. "This rate is $866 for carrying a quantity ct mail Jer trip, while the other lines are paid at the rate of six cents per pound. , .; ; . "The Hongkong Maru, the Sierra ' (Continued on page two) . WHO WILL PAY Who will pay the expense of the Kealoha ; Impeachment proceedings? No one seems to know, least of all Attorney General Thayer, who just now is particularly anxious to know becanse he has already been required to spend Beveral dollars to institute the proceedings in the supreme court. Another shortcoming in the statutes has been discovered, this time in tht particular law passed by the solons of 1905 authorizing and saying how impeachments shall .be conducted. It appears that the ; law-makers first enacted a statute providing for im peachment of county officials by ,' the board of supervisors In the county af fected; then they conceived the idea, as an aftermath, that some day the supervisors might : find occasion ' to impeach one of their own members. ' Whereupon the wise solons enacted an addendum to the first law, provid ing that such action might be insti tuted by a petition Figned by twenty five registered voters of the county and filed in the supreme court, the higher tribunal to conduct the hearing and pass final judgment But in their haste to get it into law the makers entirely forgot to say who should pay the cost of the suit ; , " Of course, if the court sustains the charge gainst the accused official, the costs will be assessed against him. But if it clears him the law does not say Who shall be financially respon sible. " ' . . ."-. . " : .. ' Attorney-General - Thayer is much perturbed, : for he does not feel like BELIEVES MAIL . BELAY BUE TO tBAB JUDGMENT FOR IBLOBA IMPEACHMENT? (Continued on page two) Central Fi 2 Present if m ! 1 v .- .... if y ' .' I - Upper picture. left is Reginald O. gators sent to Mexlrc by President "Wilson to inveslitrate thoroughly condi tions In the southeriMTDsUIic.vTo the Wilson j elovr 'at lef t-Jst Dr. William tigator sent south by President mlson; at the right Is Joba Una, former governor of Minnesota, special enTOy from President Wilson to Hncrta, around whom the present critical complications are laid. ifv;'''.C.'V AD CLUB TOLD Roy D. Johnson Points Way That Will Put Hawaii on ; Tourist Map y : The members of the Honolulu Ad Club who made the trip to HUo, also their friends who were fortunate enough to be Included Jn the list of those present were once more in the procession at the weekly Ad Club luncheon at the Palm cafe at noon today,; when the overwhelming ; bene fits of " the trip . were ' discussed, and Roy D. Johnson of San Francisco, passenger agent for tne Santa Fe rail road, told tho .members of the organ ization that .they were a real live bunch, but were overlooking a num ber of splendid opportunities to let the tourist world know just how live they were, and what the Islands have to offer as attractions to the tourists. , Mr. Johnson, who is well posted on the art of advertising, and the mun lncent benefits to be derived through (Continued on page four) TO ENDLIFE Heroic work by the people of the leper settlement at Kalaupapa barely saved a large group of buildings in cluding the new $5,000 Ice plant at that place from a fire at midnight last night which destroyed the house own-; ed by Robert Holt V V A wireless to Dr. J. S. B. Pratt this morning from Superintendent Jack McVeigh says the flames were set by a native of the settlement who after ward tttempted to commit suicide by slashing his windpipe. ? The Holt house was situated in a group of frame structures,1 Including the poi factory, workshop, carpenter and blacksmith ; shops,, the visitors' house and the moving picture building. The fire was discovered before it had Eained much headway and bucket bri gades of the citizens were formed, the neighboring edifices being douch ed plentifully with water until, the danger from the heat and flying" cin ders had passed. ' DFWEAIIESS IS PUBLICITY SETS FIRE AND ures In The Mexican Del Talle, one of the special Investi Jtisrht. b rctirinz Ambassador IIJL. Ilajard Hale, the second sperlaTlnrcsf" Kalihi Improvement Body, in a Letter to the Supervisors,; ' ; Urges Prompt Action - Realizing the relation of dust to dis ease, and declaring that the great in crease of tuberculosis here -: and the appalling death-rate increase occa sioned by it may be traced for c its cause to the condition of the streets of Honolulu, the Kalihi Improvement Club, through . its president F. Schnack has lent its co-operation to j the campaign for dustless thorough- j fares. j v In a letter addressed by Mr. Schnack, for the club, and read, at the meeting of the supervisor last night he implored them to; take im mediate steps to do away .,; with the ( dust nuisance, lie stated in nis com munication : that the Kalihi Improve ment Club at a recent meeting had unanimously adopted a reslution urg ing the supervisors to give the dust menace of Honolulu the most serious (Continued on page eight) SURE TO BE COLONIAL Private letters received by Beveral , Ififaniiit -vff? rrwa 1iasa t -rr Vi ? CvVi flFfflf I in i an t.1 j uiuvci o urtTZfj iiuui utfsu officials in Washington, leave no aoubt as to the status of the troops now on Oahu, in the near future. The 1st 2nd, and 25th Infantry, the 4th Cavalry, and the 1st Held Artil lery, are all to become colonial or ganizations, and are to remain per manently in Hawaii. This has been the talk for scmo time "past, but pri vate, advices make the plan as good as an accomplished fact ' This : scheme of organization will mean a good deal of shifting of rof hcers, and consequent changes in the commissioned personnel of the.organ izations. WTien an officer has served out his tropical tour, he will be trans terred - to some other ; regiment nd another from the available : list sent here. "-r :- v'iy.i'.'-' ' The only hardship that seems to be (Continued on page three) . (ALIBI CLUB TO ASSIST IN DOST CAMPAIGN OABO TROOPS una, irj rjsiJiGO 'm PEACE DETIMI GteiiS Full oply Pom Hncrta AT7ait cd in Bof oro Furthor Dovolop-monts- Voto of Confidcnco in , President Blocked in Houso , Associated Prens Cable WASHINGTON, D. C, August 20. President Wilson Is putting U up to Gen. Huerta to make the next move and will give Huerta a reasonable time to reply to the offers of mediation made by Ex-Governor John Llndv the special envoy.. Although a brief reply has come, the administration, it was stated to day, will await a fuller reply before discussing the Mexican situation. It was given out today that Lin d Is optimistic over the prospects for amicable settlement of the difficulties. WASHINGTON, D. C, August 20. Consideration of a voto of confid ence In President Wilson's Mexican policy was blocked today In the house, with the Democratic members caucuss Ing. Diggs Case Goes to Jury; Wrong, Not Grime, Admitted ; Associated Press Cable ' ; . SAN FRANCISCO, Cat., August 2C Arguing vigorously that Maury I; Diggs, accused jointly with young Drew Caminetti of violating the "whits slave" act committed no crime although he did grave wrong, counsel for Diggs this afternoon made a strong appeal to the jury on. behalf of his client The attorney admitted that D'ggs transgressed decency and broke the state law, but contended that he did not violate the federal statute be cause there is no proof that he took the girl to Reno with criminal Intent : The case goes to the jury this afternoon. V -- mum i m ' Congressman Harrison Named Philippine Governor-General " . . Associated Press Cable ' ' WASHINGTON, D. C, August 20. Many confident predictions a to' the next governor-general f the Phil Ipplner went astray today-when Pres ident Wilson sent to the senate nomination of Congressman Francis Cur ton Harrison of New York td succeed W. Cameron Forbes. .. The choice. pfjQn3resaniaoiilarrixcn,pleascslha -resident , Ph!!!??:ns ; commissioners who are hopeful of Independence soon forths I;:ir.J:." Congressman Harrison-served as captain .incf-sJJutant-Jneral cf U. S. volunteers during the Spanish-American war and has been prominent In discussion of Philippine policies. He was elected to congress in 1:C3 and has served in the lower house since that time as a Democratic member. I Daniels To Punish Rioters :v -; Associated Press Cable : . ; v . WASHINGTON, D. C August 20. Secretary of the Navy D-is.s to day directed the publication of the names of bluejackets who took rirt In the antl-l. W, W. riots in Seattle a few weeks ago, in which the S;c!2!!st and I. W. W. headquarters were destroyed. The names of all thoss wu.3 can be proved to have been participants In the riots will be made pub lic. The riots followed agjtlatlon against the red flag following a speech made by Secretary Daniels. The secretary later denied that he said any. -thing which could be construed as Inciting measures against the socialists ; or I. W. W.'s, , .- ; Fighting Thaw Extradition - ' SHERBROOKE, Quebec, Canada, August 20. Counsel for Harry K. Thaw will Interpose every possible technicality to prevent Thaw from be ing deported to the United States. Attorneys for the slayer of Stanford White are already lining up to make a bitter fight against extradition." gBHSBHBSKHSSBiaSBB 3 MUSIC TO LULL . a MOSQUITOES TO 3 IGNOBLE DEATH B K By Latest Mail ATLANTIC CITY, N, J. The Atlantic county mosquito com mission, which has been-granted a 126,000 appropriation by the board of freeholders to .rid the county of mosquies, may trj to lure the pests to death by musi cal vibrations generated by elec tricity, ' '; ; According ; t o information which the commission has : re ceived, Dr. L. O. Howard, of the federal department of agriculture has discovered that the hum of the mosquito, commonly attribu ted to the vibration of its wings, is really. caused by air expelled during the process of respira tion. Dr. Howard learned that this hum could be imitated by electrical vibrations, ; toward which mosquitoes precipitated themselves as if drawn by a pow erful magnet By attaching large strips of sticky flypaper back of the vibrating wires he perfected a deadly exterminator. K H S s a ; 'M. ATTORNEY FAILS : T0 SECURE COIN ; , OF PROPER MINTAGE Attorney El K. Aiu shook $500 in gold coins under the nose of Agnes KaleikinI in the circuit court this morning and dared her to accept them. " A moment later, in answer to a - question, he. examined the coins, found many of them were of the vint age or mintage of 1312, and meekly subsided into his 'chair. . And a few minutes later Judge Robinson found Judgment for, Mrs. KaleikinI, the de fendant. In the case. ' , . ' Presenting a lease signed in 1311 by Mrs. KaleikinI as evidence, Mary Ana Kaleikau ' brought suit, to eject TODAY'S r.IAJCH LEAGUE RESULTS JTATI0XAL LEAGUE At !few York Pittsburg 1, Sew York I. At Philadelphia Chicago 1, FtHa. delphla 3. . ' At Brooklyn St Louis 0, Erool Ijn 8. ' , s At Boston Cincinnati I, Boston L AMEBIC AX LEAGUE At Chicago Boston 0, Chicago 1. At Detroit Philadelphia , Dc troit 2. At St Louis (double header) Xew York'VSU Louis 2; 'ew York 0, St Louis 7. .- . . the former from her home on a piece of property at Iwilei, valued at about 56,000. The plaintiff alleged that al though the lease was .given her by Mrs. KaleikinI two years ago, tho lat ter had not surrendered the property. Mrs. KaleikinI was able to prove, with the aid of legal counsel, that the payment of the first; year's lease, $500, had never been made ax:d that no. other payment had ever been of fered. Attorney Aiu contended the first .payment had been offered la 1311 and produced what purrrti to be the same money bag and cirr.s r ney. . He again offered it to Mrs.; Ka leikinI and she firmly declined ta ac cept it Then the examination, cf a few of the gold coins wa3 made, wifa the discovery that they were clr.- 1 a year after the first cfTer 13 s.i; 1 t have been made to Mrs. Kai. ikirJ. Judge Robinson rnled that the rTr' cnt occupant' 13 entitled to continuT in possession because no mcney hai ever been paid her ar.i r.oze cf t? expeses of roaintainir.j the property ta4 ever been paid by th? c!airr.ant. Seventeen ." militant- su:r:::t?3 htve been sentenced to pri-m !a L" i den for attempting to ::jr-:. ?rc ;:.r Asquiih's official rc:i:::::.