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. rem Can Francises! Nirpon Maru. Jan." 2. for San Francisco:. ; i Ventura, Jan. 3. : from Vancouver: ' ' Indefinite. ''V Tcr Vancouver: .': Indefisit. ..v:- -'....-- r 1222 1 ;V n i o , o r r.ing Bulletin. Eat lSS2.No8049 12 PAGESnOXOJ.ULC, TEKRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, DKCEMJJEB 31, 1914;12.PAGE& PRICE FIVE CENT3 Allan Star. Vol. XXII. No. ' ' 'W-: 222- V J :immjs claim : captu!ie of mjm mssim Sld:i,: '2m 6 h mm mnisM abvmce terribly costly-, 'tMiPiflUSTfllAHS:: ' ADRIATIC WAY FORETELL LHJDairosiot mmm T .VD PORTS BEING SHELLED BY MORE THAN 30 FRENCH . ; :D BRITISH VESSELS DAY'S EVENTS IN FRANCE, BELGIUM AND ON RUSSIAN BORDER SHOW FEW AD- v a:;ces made-British official reply to American :.3TE Of J CARGOES WILL BE IN FRIENDLY SPIRIT AS ... .. was u.s. statement; :7 : tAtiociated Press Serrice by Fedaral Vireleaa. y -'j AMSTERDAM, Holland, Dec. 3V So-called unofficial l.':-rrphb advices, known to emanate from German army I c-uartcrr, say that in the battles of Lodz and Lowicz the f irmans captured 67,000 Russians, many cannon and much Since the November offensive operations began, 136,000 r!::r.crs, more than a hundred cannonfnd 300 machine guns ; . :.':c!ircd to have been tajcen by the Germans. ; ; ; Ooinbard U. S. AMBASSADOR IN FRIENDLY CONFERENCE I , WITH SIR EDW. GRAY s illl33 Fl23t - . Haval Dase: of the Aiistrians C ornniAGEN, . Denmark. Dec; 31-Private despatches :.: J Lire frca Berlin say that' more than' 30 French and :li v;ar:hip3 ars now bombarding Pola, theAustrian naval tl.o Adriatic sea, and Bouigne, a port 15s miles distant T : !a u:';'en move by big fleet of the AIIJea,-together with the- fact that s hja tetn kcrt culet by the official bureaus lit Lonaon na pans, i s c;uisilcn if the Allies art not preparing for a land Invasion- of ty way cf tho Adriatic. All of the Auttrlan porta at which trans- n lar.i trocps re fortified, so that the warships must clear the way a Uronsly fortified naval bas In Utria, near the head of the Adrl- tly Halt liinyvEOTscled by Experfi 1 - - - - El jlCLiid, Dec. 31,The . recent gains of tne htiij ugainst the determined resistance of the -rincd.and.BsWaa has been so costly1 to the h forces that experts here believe a further Till ta "postponed until the great new British c resized by Lord Kitchener is able to take the I : U3 pressure on the German line, however will be t d prevent the sending of reinforcements J against - . Wbrk T ' "ors antl Enjineers " '." ;: ismy- and Esplode Ilinij ', C:rr:iay, Dc:. 31. "The western arena' of war "i :c r :in:d a trench in Champagne and exploded it. r anth cf nheims have been repulsed. In . z Live captured several trenches and r 250 : : :ry has discrr;anircd the attacks in Alsace. The :i':ry i: ryztcmatically destroying the town : of 1 STV i 4 1 1 1 Amm It ;.1 T uGCilS Dailyll Cf l , Dec. 31.OfIiciaL "Except for some ar- : : 1 1: 2 situatTon is relatively ; calm along the ; to the Ci.r " ? - ' -JvT ' 2 : ;;r. 3 the enemy succeeded in mining and ex- cur trenches and endeavored to occupy them :n. Ttcir attach was rcpulsedv.'-;- crc:t cf llrgcnne we mined two of the enemy's J c;: I:d the resultant excavation as well as made ' - . .- ' ; " ' i . U: - c 3 wo have occupic d half of the ' town of Stein- ' Ji Grey: a:::! -n:!jac:ac!or ' : v -:a C:::u:3'-.Tuat:?3ncatfK6te ::o:r, Ezjland, Dec. 31. Ambassador Walter Hines . Zlr Zd;rard Grey, fcrcijn minister, "met today in an : Terence over the president's note, requesting Jof . :ly improvement' in the treatment of American car- c.::al rrcc3 cure an. rivic? the dftvplnnnpnf "mm ' VVarter Hlnea -Paoe, 'American ( ambassador, rho is conferring on f cordial term with British official regarding American note - j HAWAII'S REM. ' tii r i in n . n i Trn MILL WON iK ii Bids Opened This Morning for. Chairman of Voman's Section Permanent Post at Ft. of American Commission Ex Kamehamcfo presses Deep Gratitude CLOSE BIDDING ON I NEW YORK TOLD CITY EXTENSIVE WORKS; WAS BEHIND HAWAII! One San Francisco'Firm Enters f Metrbp'oNs Had Contributed In Proportion Would Have, Given $9,000,000 Hawaii's ready response to the ap peal for relief funds for the var-etrick-en la the subject of a f'.tronily aDDreciative letter from -.rs. Lindon Field with the Highest Figured Approximatelr I22O.0OQ worth of army construction work was won by a local concern, the Honolulu Planing M11L this morning, when bids were Iffll YEAR TO BE GIVEN REAL ALOHA TONIIillT opened for the permanent Coast Ar- Bates, chairman of the Woman's 8ec tillery post at For: Katiehameha. The tlon of the American Commisalon for Jack Lucas firm was 12219 below the . the Relief of Belgium. next bidder the Ird-YzmngvEngtaeer I The commission some time ago IS5 Feast on Human flesh Res 2 22 in ArrWst of Twenty of j ' - - v tfre Hungriest ; Associated - Preaa by JTe4. Wreleaa.J BAfjttANCISCO, Cal., Dec 31. Ensign ' Armstrong 'and Marcus Mar- shall of Lot Angeiea, passengers ar riving nere from the scuth seas on the steamer Moana, -: bring photographs showing natives of Nukahiva,' Marque sas islands, dancing around a fcetttefut of human flssh at a cannibal feast. They say that Frenchgendannes have arrested 20 of the ' ring-leaders, who have been sentenced to long tenri of Imprisonment' at New Caledon'a.' ; 1 ; ing.-Co, on the entlrer.work,' and al thouth the contract win not b award ed until a detailed abstract of the' various items bid on has been made, it Is a foregone conclusion that the first mentioned firm will whi out Bids on the four sets , of . barracks ran lower than the estimates whiFe those on the 16 sets of company, officers' quarters were rather higher thah was. figured. The work includes foir barracks, to accommodate 110 men each, 16 sets of comDany officers' quarters of the bun- galow type, two field . officers sets,1 with detached servants'' quarters, and eight sets of noncommissioned offi cers' quarters.' i The moving ; of the present storehouse is also included in the grand total. s Of the five bid3 opened, four were from local concerns, and one from a wrote to various members of, the As sociated Press to secure Information on what each community is doing In the relief work. W..R. Farrington general business manager of the Star- Bulletin, In reply described the prog ress of the work in HawaiL , Mrs. Bates' answer Is as follows: v December 15, 1914. Mr. W. R. , Farrington, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, , Honolulu, Hawaii. ' My Dear. Mr. Farrington: ? Your most Interesting : letter has been read by the committee with the very greatest Interest. . Ta think o the leper settlement raising $127.65 for Belgium! It is all profoundly touch tag. :-:2 ,r.'2-'i-i We knew, of course.1 through the men's department of the. commisalon San Francisco contractor. John Monk.. f the exceeding liberality of Hawaii; There are several alternatives in the M fact, I think New. York has become enoolftoatlnna - hut nn mtrairht flcnirM : S :' little SenSlUVe OI 1116 aegTee Wl " " ' W for the total Job the bids wre as fol lows: v.';'' . -! ' i '.. -, ..... "' - .' !, Honolulu Planing 'MilM $219,900; which we have rubbed It in, because I stated last week at a public meeting that if New York had given In propor tion,' to the- white pOpnlatioo; of' your departmenf quartermastef THOUSANDS OF IIOILIIM WILL pc nnvrnmnn'Q riipqtq TnmFr.HT ii. iiiivi iiniitii ii in ii.iiin in mum TerritorV's Chief Executive to - Entertain at the National , : - Gilcrd ArmQry.- City Mlll Co. $233,340. Spalding ConW" she . would have contrlhuWd struction Co, $230,300;"-John" Monk,ney BUiwB.oi .wuw w.mi $322J10. -" V- - -U" icause, 2,2.:; ;.-;;I v:.!- The low; bidder agrees to commencevl Since the largest Belgian relief com work ten days after the award of con-? mittee in, New York city has collected tract and to eomnlete the lob In 18 only $650,000. drawing jrom au airec months. It is belfeved. however, that ttons, you will understand- that, my the contract can bo completed well W: Comparison wis perhaps not altogeth side of this time limit -,V-VKV I happy.,,: . ..-v,..;; ,c-'V; . Bids were opened this morning at 11 ' I should be sorry if this would seem orclock,by, Lleutol. B. F. Cheatham,': at aJl'lacklng in the .fullest apprecia tion of -what the people here nave done. 1 1 would not have .it Interpreted so for anything. We are profoundly grateful and everybody Is doing gen erously. "All war needs knock. at the ! door of our city; besides this, we have perfectly unexampled conditions of un 1 employment H The public Is beside it- sen to itnow wnicn oi me claims upon Lit presses most or how to help every body In this year of universal need. work decorating and the results are So. we appreciate profoundly : the well worth the time and trouble spent" amount of i help that has been given In the receiving line will be Gov to this cause of the suffering Belgians. ernor PInkham, Mrs. Charles B. Coojv All through America It has been far er, MaJ.-Gen. and Mrs. W. H. Carter, ' and away the most bountiful support Rear Admiral and Mrs. C. B. T. Moore, as its need is far and away the direst CoU and M rs. John W. Jones, Lieut- The thought of seven millions of peo- CoL Charles B. Cooper, Mrs. James D. pie in extremities and lacking- even Dougherty, Secretary of the Territory the minimum to sustain. life is so Official and civilian Hawaii and the citizens of .. th e - territory . In geuer al i Uon ini to .IhV-Ueyeneral fu W.i". raUied to meet the need. tlMal Guard armory s The : list of - Treasurer and Mrs. . C. J. McCarthy, j . The .woman's section - has today rTl:?HL Public Works and 1 .tandine with it the Presidents of 20 thoturh itf ws onlv oossibie tr Vend -Mr8; Forbes, Auditor and Mrs. J. H-11 national and International . organlza ? Fisher, Surveyor and Mra.,W.E. -Walt ttona and:23 sUtes, represenUng col out. shout Hvltr personal inyiiauons. Dr.' J. S.' B- .Pratt oresident of tbe"iAiAi v iy.nunn. n Atn an Kvervone sa tTDected.-and nreDara- -i. ..w . -.1 V r. it w .r..-wT . ' - . - - uuai li ui urauui. uui juii. rruu il !! i . 'i. . ' . tons are being made to look after Kinnr. snncrintentfunt: f tmblte:.to.? 1 -ri0 yoB ?" not : . . from three t tj five ' thousand guests during? the etuuug. The c reception will open at 8 o'clock and daucing wiU start at y:3 witu music furnished by the bands of tne 2nd and 2lh Infan try. ' The armory ' has been transformed rom a, place of military drill to a vast ballroom, with decorations of flags, pennants and greens - covering the walls and lofty roof arch. At the far end of the floor will be the receiving line, forming a semicircle which Is marked by a low railing. . The ground space In rear of the armory has been converted j Into " a.' garden, spot, into which "the crowd can overflow: for a few miautes In the open air. A wire fence, thatched with palm leaves, has been erected on the Wilier street side of the lot to insure privacy in rear of the building, For three days past a , large.' force of. men has been at structlon.' and Mrs. . Kinney," Land XZTr:: copy of the appeal Which has ar Tin??! rl mZtM tnmx our headquarters to all the ?A, f. y - j clubs In America. It will tell Its story, and Mrs. John .tyme. , j ; I and you will be glad to hear that w MaJ. M. M. Johnson, ; assisted by 'men- everywhere have rallied in cur apt X D. Dougherty, Capt- W.V V. "hehalt and are helping us to save the Kolh, Capt Paul Super, Lieut Charles Belgians,' Frazier and Lieut James D. Reardan J ine USners Will De JiaL. A. VV. ; Tnniftn'a swtlnn in eatefnl toi-'i. Neeiy, Capt Laurence . Redlngton, Capt Henry Van Gieson, Capt. R. W; Warham and. Lieut Gustar Schaefer. . ' The committee, in charge of the dec orations and other details consists of Capt Henry P. ysullivan, Capt James D. Dougherty, Lieut Perry M. Smoot assisd by Charles Herbert The general committee in charge of the reception and ball consists of Ter ritorial Secretary .Thayer and. CoL J. W, Jones; 5;T4.-:':sv--,.'v. y;vyv':--'. Six Iuej auikCL Herb S3 of St." Gccrrrcj PARIS, Ince. Dec31t hasVbeen learned thct hz bluejackets made possible the capture of 2t; Gecrcs hj t!:3 Ames. v After an. advance trenches were tairen which tl:: : tmery'VunabIe;totsupport. : The victo3 pedtien 1 . : punt and poled it into position through a'cestinucua ri" " uon or : ail , mat your island pec ; : 3 have been so generous as to cor: trib ute, I am, 2 f i ; :' . ! .. . - Cordially yours, ' ", " . JOSEPHINE BATT3. v li ' MRS- LINBON BATU3, .; .' "j;". -2 ;:2:': "-2--2 2- Chains an. IIlate stoeet cahs sEJcaanDnaciiDii:::::: . :' ' : 2. ' j 2-2. M -Street crs c3 :i V.zzs cf f 3 II. It" T, L. Cc-z r will i ;:'aa hocr'lairr tc I-: t tL:n v Young 1915 Will Find Honolulu Wide-awake and On Streets To Make. Him Welcome VETERAN 1 9UT0 RECEIVE BURIAL BEFITTING RANK Mirth arid Music to Hold Sway at Joining of Milestones of the Calendar " Street dancing, confetti carnivals. cafe and grill entertainments . and grand balls at the beach and the Arm ory will be given first place on the program which will usher In ' 1915 to Honolulu tonight ' ? ' The oldtime "watch parties. : the order, of New -Tear's eve in social and religious circles, have been abandon ed in' favor of the street celebration. for after a careful canvass this morn ing, so far as could: be ascertained in advance, ! not one watch-party ; or church entertainment will be held to tight in commemoration of the pass ing of 1914, save at the clubs and res taurants." 2 - .' '"- :;; ' ' Not that 1914 has not been success ful from both a religious and . social point of view, rather; it hasvbeen the most -successful year . In Honolulu's history, Inasmuch as "eery religious organization In- the city -has. expand ed In a remarkable degree. v Instead;- however. this ' New Tear's eve celebration la to be on the streets. There will be the Governor's ball and reception at the Armory and a num ber of special dances, but the street carnivals .are expected to draw the larger crowds. :. T-:2':-'" First of all there will be" the con fetti earnfvaL'lhat 'festival of tafora- al fun which characterizes Hawaiian holiday, celebrations. Far , be.lt Jrom ixonoiuiu to iec an our year sins into oblivion without the proper accompan iment .of music song, Jov hilarity, ex- citement merrimer.t and .supreme in formal entertainment all of which is included ' In ; the street carnival : In which' Honolulu 'Will make merry, in its own" individual and, unsurpassed style. ; -X22 ;2- 2 Honolulu's climate and not a lack of religious . enthunssm t, brought; about the desertion of the watch-party or- ROBERT liQMEn opposes m (Continued on page three) Suggests Olive-drab Similar to That Worn by Traffic Squad ; of San Francisco 4 v SAYS DEPARTMENT GOOD i IF RULES ARE ENFORCED Left For Coast Under Impres sion He Would Be Member of Other. Committees ; H 'V; . .. . V -: No radical changes will be. made In " the Honolulu police system . by . the new city administration, according to members of the. new police committee . The only change that may be made in the coming year will be in the atyld of, uniforms worn by the policemen." Supervisor-elect .Robert Horner de clared himself against, the present combination of a heavy blue coat and white trousers, when interviewed by the Star-Bulletin tnls morning. t- The present uniform is not In Us proper place," Mr.- Horner said, .the heavy blue' coat and the thin, whits trousers forming anything but a good combination I like the ollre-drab unl- form worn by the traffic policemen ' . of San Francisco.; It la light and cool and attractive. : "However." he continued"."! do not eel that; the '.policemen of Honolulu . Should be forced at this time to pnr- - . chase new uniforms, but if at any time, perhaps after the present ones ; begin to need. replacing, the. oiricors desire lighter unWorms, I am la faror of ordering the ollve-drab." - ' Mr. Horner declared that his opner tunltles at San " Franciaco were not : Koperly , directed owing to a nlsun- derstandlng previous to his' departure for the mainland : to study municipal affairs.' , w:...' v .-: - : ; . waa,led' to, believe befcre-H.-rt-for San Francisco ttatTwcuTrt? n member of the wa'.er works rj rt . I committees, he added, -"and c quentlj I spent most of ray tlma six: r ing along lines that would tetter fit me for those committees. V.'h cn I re turned I was told that I would be cn the police committee." -., T have this much to" say, Ilcnolnln ' has a good police department anl th- only thing lacking to brlnr it v? t the highest standard. of efficiency, i the proper enforcing of the dapart ment rules." ' . ' BAH ELECmiC -COM a W hard times all over the malr.Ii According . to present plan 3 Vr. 1 will be no -change ta pc'.Icy rzl r. Important Improvements to o r..i!j in 1913.- - ; "We have jnst spent ii ccnzIJ-ra' '? sum In in:provenient.i," tzll ::r. Elake, "and for the present we 2.71 tirosh." ' - rx i - - Third.VpIuntary; Reduction , by i i 5;; uorporauon in Lasi rew -Years Is Announced v - : :: ,- . -.. , ,,- ;-;, . . - A 20 per cent cut In electric light rates, to go Into effect tomorrow, .w as announced today by the Hawaiian Electric Company, Ltd. j The rata for a kilowatt Is rednced from VLV cents to l(y cents. The reduction affects all classes 'of. users. 2- V-W-.' -:i;".vi-' : The business of the company la such that it can afford to lower its rates and share its profits with, its customers," Is the simple but opttelv tlc explanation given by F. C Blake, the company's general manager. " . This Is the third voluntary reduc tion In rates made by the electric com pany. In less than five : ear3. In May, 1910, there' was a cut from 17 to 15 cents. In liny, 1913, til w.n3 lowprc i to UVz cents. ' Hcnclula e!::tr!2 1' Jit consumers wLi cow cs ray-nj c;. third les3 ca tnelr ncntnlj Mils Una they did five ycar3 ;a. "Ye have always z-? ci a r-'cy cf vclnntnrl' rcr-'--ini c ;r r ; c:i tne tasl3 cf c.r r till ll:-y.: ti3 fast yc;r zz I l. prc:pect3 fcr 121Z ed in ctzrz'r " : ::i we ::: is t.v-3 - r.zzi v: r . t . A , A '"i i i ... cv.r t: n v;3 C.3 z:::j t. 3 y: . i . . 1 . t A. mm' - m - .- . T. : - Vu - craitea in tne soonest possible the bluejackets fell, but not until the gun hid t::n : t it v. .11 73 couched in the sane friendly spirit W Other 'gunners rushed up and a fe7 shots then dcu:"'" " :: erring rcuc:t. y ;: - j, German position. -;K'r 2 2?y- V. '-: : - to serve Vz.3 11 crowds, c.-: r" rsuncr-trnt cf t' " pany tl.'.s rvr. ' "v --Yc"r' 1. ! 0" " ; . ',''" " ::2:- 2- y ; ' '