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From San Franclacef
Persia, Jan. 30.
For tan Francisco:
Alan,. Feb. 2.
From Vancouver:
Niagara, Feb. 24.
For Vancowor:
NiMrara, Feb. 5.
Evening Bulletin. Est 1882, No. 6075
Hawaiian Star, VoL XXII. Ko. 7115
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,: President Peck Sends Letter to
; Executive in Answer to Lat
ter's Sharp Missive
, Questions Policy of Governor in
Urging Extensions on "Per
V sonal Selection"
President L. Tenney Peck of the
; Honolulu Rapid Transit Land Com
pany In a letter to Governor Plnkham
today ralsea flatly the question of the
eovernor'e consistency In urging I m
. mediate extensions of the governor's
-'personal selection."
This letter is the latest contribution
to the controversy over the franchise
extension bill now before Congress,
and constitutes a rejoinder to the gov
ernor's recent missive a rejoinder
Which, though calmly worded. Is about
as sharp in intimation as was the gov
ernor' last letter..
" '-To tho point and equally as brief
and conclss as the recent letter sent
to the governor. Is the reply forward
ed to the territorial executive today
ty President Peck. - .
In particular he says:
Cven thoujh you dismiss as de
serving of no consideration our con
tention of a necessity for such provi
sions (that is, regarding stock sink
ing fundi, retirement of bonds, etc.),
you must admit that to retire the out
standing bonds at maturity under the
terms cf the franchise will require
letting aside the sum of about 132,000
each year," and he goes' on to say
that a much larger sum will have to
be set aside In the future than In the
past. - v - --' J. '
Jlis letter Is as follows:
Honolulu, ',T. I!., Jan. 29 IS J 5.
Ilonorablo Lucius E. Plnkham,
Ooven.or cf Hawaii,
Honolulu. ' , " - -- '. ;
. Xcar SIrf - - -" - - 7 ' ;- - '
la reply to j our previously acknowl-
' i h iter of the . th - instant,: 4
v.li state tLat our directors have
Jicd with Interest the following
t r'ven .t!)crelai JTronj.ypur oes
:t. - u xiy cciii'.ns legislature:
Ty r:i the rules cf procedure and
- cf r' ;::t t? the legislature
1 V-..::. , r.o further steps can
1 1 taken, cn clllier side until Con
r':E3 d!r?c:c3 cf the matter, unless
t .3 R:'U Transit maiea some more
i.:JIc2t:-z tad faith." -.
"-it;:r.and Improvements.
's tLe Trear" bill, passed by the
.Mature cf 1913 and now awaiting
r.f.rir. alien by Congress, provides
;t extensions shall not be made un-
'Ur a hearing and then by the
cr rrissloa only of the
; ulllc utilities. commission, would it
t :t te more ecr.tUtent with good
f;ith if you were, to .wait until Con--:ts
c' rpcirs cf-the matter bsfore
i t-:n ts certain Immediate ex
cf ycur cersonal selection?
.". cTcovcr, to construct and. operate
i :h extcnsicr.s, the . material for
' :.;ch i3 not cn hand, would involve
; ::dit"rcs so large as to necessl
t..:? tLe securing ot additional funds
' :' cr Ly an increase cf capital, un
re 1:3 ia Lends, cr by Issue of other
(.fences cf debt, any of which acts
n the part cf the company would
: li direct violation cf its under
with the last legislature and
.i fcr:.:r Governor Frear.
The t ccning cf other portions ol
: r ccr.r:un;cation, Is "somewhat ob
rc, ti t it is evident that after your
'-Ly Invtitigation of onr books you
turthcr enlightenment upon the
I 1 1 -unt, the Hawaiian Tram
; 1 urchase, and' upon certain In
icntjj cf the company. :
..I Ac::unt. . V-.'- ' . ;
.'-nswering your direct query as to
.ether the statement- of this ac
nt, ct!:ncd upon page 2 of yom
1: ;r. I3 correct or incorrect, I have
tj tdvijs ycu that it is Incorrect, and
t ?3 to rep:ct the statement contained
my fcrmer letter that the capital
k. Iirued and outstanding, amount-
, to $1:7,1:3, la represented by
mere than a full consideration.
If what you really wish to know It
whether, and why in May, 1902, the
company increased its capital stocfe
from lOOO.OOO to $1,000,000 by the is
eue of an additional $500,000 in stock,
the answer would be "Yes" and foi
the reason that full authority for such
action was specLScally granted by
Section 37 of its franchise to which
you are referred. To meet the re
quirements cf the Hawaiian statute
which provides that a. corporation
must not incur indebtedness In excess
cf its capital stock, such lawful In
crease waa then imperative to vali
date a pending issue of bonds where
ty to secure funds for immediate and
future extensions and improvements.
The government was In due form
advised of the company's Intention to
. tnake this increase and the matter
(Continned on. page two)
-tore 30x43 rt.; warehouse 24x45 ft,
Alakea st. Lot 63x100 tU vrith barn,
filler st Lot 125xl0afU Bereta
tia and Miller sts. Ranch, 14 acres,
- miles from car line.
i:ercLaat-tsd Alakea Streets."
Disinherited Children of ; First
Wife Start Proceedings to
Break His Will
CONTEST ... ... ... ... ... keok!
' On the ground that .the late Wil
liam McCandless was of unsound mma
and strongly under the dominating in
fluence of his second wife, Alice Ma
tilda McCandless, when he made his
Iat will, the children by his first
wife have instituted a contest, to the
administration of the McCandless last
The contest notice was filed In clr
cult court this morning by Judge A.
S. Humphreys, us counsel for the first
wife's children and grandchildren. The
estate left by William McCandless Is
estimated at $37,000. i . ' -
', The will, also filed today, was tnade
by the testator on June 26, 1914, and
cuts off all his heirs by the first wife,
which, are nine in number, with only
a dollar each. . It gives outright to the
second, wife one-third of the k estate
and places the remaining two-thirds
lir her care, in trust for her own chil
dren, five in number.
William McCandless died December
22 last, at the age of 70 years. He had
been legally separated from his first
wife. The offspring of that union, who
by the terms of the will are virtually
disinherited, are Josephine McCand
less Karralti, James McCandless, Jos
eph, McCandless, Samuel McCandless,
Fanny McCandless Plxiey coot, jonn
A., Noble, Jr., William Noble, Carl M-
delros and Alexander. McCandless. All
rave. Jchn A. bbler Jr.,- Alexander Mc
Candlesg'and Carl. Medeiros are chll
dren of the testator, the three men
tioned being, his gxaiuJchlldreai v--
.To represent the three grandchll
dren'a interests In the Imminent liti
gation Circuit Judge Whitney has ap
pointed John A. Noble; Sr., as guar
dian ad litem for John A. Noble, Jr.,
and as temporary guardian for Carl
Medelrosl-and Alexander McCandless. -
A compromise , ln the controversj
between the Territorial board of ag
rlculture and Mayor Lane over which
governmental body shall have, juris
diction over the inspection of milk
has been effected, according to Super
visor Ben Holllnger.
; Holllnger held a lengthy conference
with the mayor this morning and at
Its conclusion he announced that May
or Lane had agreed to employ Joseph
Richard, now territorial milk: inspec
tor, provided tho territorial bureau
consented , to . release Richard and to
discontinue any inspection of milk.
"The proposal now is- to employ
Richard as a county inspector, but
he must leave the employ of the terri
tory," said Holllnger. "We have been
given to understand that the territory
has decided to discontinue Richard's
services anyway, and as he is an effl
cient man we probably will employ
him to work in conjunction with Lot
Lane, each at a salary of 4 $100 a
month." ,-. "v. ' ' . - ? ' 1 : : . '
Although Superintendent George P.
Denison takes the reins as ; general
manager of the Oahu Railway anc
Land Company on Monday to succeed
B. F. Dillingham, no official appoint
ment of a successor to him has yet
been made. " ' :;-;
It is understood, however, that F.
C. Smith, general . passenger agent,
who has acted as superintendent when
Mr. Denison has been away, will be
come superintendent Harry Denison
will remain as assistant superintendent-
Who will take .Mr. : Smith's
place as passenger agent ia not known.
"I am leaving all those matters to
Mr. Denison himself," said Mr. Dll
lfagham today. "Aa a matter of fact
while there ' irill be some changes,
they will be only nominal, i as Mr.
Smith has frequently acted as super
intendent " The organlxatlon will re
main practically what it is now." -
- SUGAR : " '
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30v Sugar:
S t ;. t::t, 43 cents, Previous quo-
t v :i, 4.17 cents. , -
; Vlct-Admiral Sir Frederick Stur
tfssf He left his duties as chief
of staff to command the British
fleet which" vras sent out to hunt
down the German Pacific squad
ron; 'As a'result of his signal sue.
cess it Is reported that he will be
given i 'Wflh command in naval
operations against either Germany
or Turkey , ,
fJMy Heart is American? Says
Takao Ozawa, Making own
; Argument. Before Court; .
Judge Sanford B. Dole today . took
under advisement the application of
Takao Osawa, a Japanese, for natural
ization' as an American cltiien. . As
far as known, Ozawa's-petition is
thelrst of its kind to be accepted by
the local federal courts A further
hearing of the petition . will be held
Saturday, February 13. '
Ozawa underwent a lengthy exami
nation by Judge Dole on points relat
ing to American government; at the
conclusion of which the court an
nounced that "He is all right the only
question being that he Is a Japanese."
"Are you a samurai?' asked Judge
Dole. :-'-;.::v' : : ""': ,
"I am not but I have a brother who
is," replied "Ozawa. I am pure Jap
anese, but my heart is American." . '
' Ozawa Bald that in case of war b
tween . the United States ; and Japan
he would oe ready Id fight under the
Stars and Stripes. His 'reasons foi
w lshing to become an American citi
zen were that he thought more of the
United States than Japan,' that he had
received "a better education in Amer
ica than in Japan, and that It was due
ta-this education that he was able to
support "his family; He 'said he had
been ' in" America 20 years! - ;
Assistant District Attorney J.- Wes
ley Thompson protested against - the
admission of Ozawa and cited several
cases from Washington, Virginia and
Massachusetts where similar petitions
had : been denied. These were' denied,
he said, on the ground that the laws
of the United States extend naturali
zation privilges to "free white persons
and persons of African descent and
African nativity." ; The Washington
case dealt with a Japanese who was
an honorably discharged soldier of the
United States army.
Answering Mr. Thompson, Ozawa
said that it was the readiness and
willingness of a man to become a citi
zen, and not his color, that should be
given weight in the application. ;
, "Do the Japanese regard themselves
as Mongolians?" asked the court
"Some of the scholars say that the
Japanese are not Mongolians, but are
a mixture of Malay and other races,"
said Ozawa. ;
, Ozawa is a graduate of the Berke
ley, Cal, high school and was a Btu
dent of Leland Stanford, Jr unive
slty for a time. -
i ilme. Gervllle-Reache, a singer of
international reputation, died in the
Roosevelt ,: Hospital, New .York, of
blood; poisoning.
There; are 116,000 cats in Brooklyn,
according to figures compiled' by the
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to . Animals. , " : , c.; : 'y '
Many German towns are issuing
special loans for the purpose of sup
porting the families, of soldiers at the
front Dresden has Issued one for
1750,000. -y fv. ) - . y :
The following cablegranv.waa'
sources:.'' . v.;.;-.r--vjr'.-.L;..:!
"WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan, 29wHeadquartert report: .Yesterday on
the coast of Flanders the enemy artillery shelled Mlddelkirke and Flyta.
"On the Craonne heights the, Germans took 500 more meters of French
trenches east of the position stormed on January 2, French counter-attack
were easily repulsed.:: - -f-:: .'' ' - - A v.
"In fights from January 25 to January 27, the French sustained heavy
losses, more than 1500 being left dead on the battle-field and 1100 taken
prisoners inclusive of those reported
"In the Vosge several French attack near Senones and Bandesapt
were repulse! with heavy , losses to the enemy. One officer and 50 French
soldier were taken prisoner.; The
: "In Upper Alsace the French
to Heidweilcr and Hierzbacherwald,
sition near Aspach, Anvnerzweiler
were repulsed with heavy losses, especially south of Heldweiler and Am
merrweilcr, where the French yielded In confusion. Five French machine-
gun are In German hande. . , v
"Unimportant Russian, attatck northeast of Gumbinnen were repulsed.
Near Biezun a Russian detachment wa driven back, northeast of Slerptc.
in Poland there no change."
Declare French Are Forced Back
.The followir cablegram was received early th la afternoon from Ger
man ornciai sources: ; v '::.-,, : . v- .. ; . .
"WASHINGTON, D. CJ' Jan. 30. Headquarter : report on r January 30:
The French losses In flflM north of N ieuport on January 23 were heavy.
More than 300 Moroccan and Algerian lie dead In the dune. Also yes
terday the German artillery hindered
by sapping. Dunehelght, east of the
the Germans took last night. From
with the position taken on January
.were -taken. 'i: ' ' ' .-
' -4,ln the weateen part oftVArgonne the. German attack yesterday
brought considerable gain of ground. . Twelve officer 'and 731 soldiers were
taken prisoners, 12 machlnaf guns and 10. smaller guns captured. The ene
my' losses were heavy, 400 to 500
French Infantry regiment 155
are comparatively low. ; -' y . -'
"French night attacks southeast of Verdun have been ; repulsed with
heavy losses. ' Northeast of Badonviller the French have been driven out
of th village of Angomont and Bremen and Angomont (France) occupied
by th German.'.". :.'-"'.' - r'V : '. '
"I a Cast Prussia the . Russian ' attack agalnat the Bridgehead of East
Darkehmtn was without result The German fortifications east, of; the lake
district were shelled and a Russian attack southwest of Loewintln lake
broke down under German .fir. A Russian night attack near East Lowicx
was repulsed withy very heavy Russian losses." - .:-:'y :J-.--.y- :Xyr.:r-v
t Associated Press Seririce
fight in the .lower house against
rules has, there been such a bitter parliamentary conflict as is
now taking place in the senate over the Ships ' Jhirchase bill,
which the administration is trying to force to passage. y
; Senator Smoot of Utah spoke all night against the measure
and was relieved early today by Senator Sutherland, his col
league,1 who is now holding the floor in furtherance of the Re
publican filibusters : V' v-yOyh'-.B"
'The Republicans are determined to use any permissible
tactics to defeat the bill The Democrats declare they have
the votes to pass the measure when they get it to a vote. ,
The conteit;ii& become
Republicans relaying each other to talk until the -Democrats
give in. " "-; '
The sudden kiting of augar to 4.20,
the highest point it has reached since
the middle of October, .provided ex
citement today at plantation head
quarters, brokers offices and the
stock exchange. The jump from ,4.075
to 4.20, coming after a period of weak
prices, sometime less than, four cents,
provided more food forspeculation
mental, not financial -than any occur
rence since the . war caused - the "first
big 'rise , last falL- : : ; -
Up to this afternoon no. word was
received to Indicate the cause of the
rise. Some brokers believed It was
due to " a heavy buying order from
Great Britain, others that it. wa be
cause of further damage to the Cuban
crop by heavy storms. , "
The first advance was made known
n a cable yesterday afternoon, when
tae quotation was 4.17. : News of a
sale this morning at . 4.20 came about
10 o'clock this morning. " . 4
, Those who neid the fojraer belief
point out that it was six months ago
that England laid in its first big-tugar
supply for the war and that . it is
about time for this to be exhausted.
The others say that it ha been known
for some time that Cuban crops were
being delayed by heavy rains and that
it is likely that another BtOrm has re
sulted in. further delay or, possibly
ruin. yr --.yy ;;; '. '. r-'4'i-A
Another theory, that bottoms are
lacking for transportation, of the Cu
ban crop, was advanced -ty v A M
Nowell, general manager ot the Sugar
Factors company. No word had been
received by Mr. NowellVfrom New
,York up to this -afternoon.; '
- Although there was a general stif
fening up in quotation on the , stock ,
exchange, there were no . sensational
advances. - Brokers decided -to .wait
and' see before making -any .import
ant moves. There Is some expectan-
vsvV-if y y
received last night from official German
'y- .
on Januery 27. 4 . y
German losses were exceedingly small.
attacked a long front from Nledtraspach
the attack being made on German po
and Hierzbacherwald. r A the attacks
: . . . 1 ' ; -;
- .-y-y ': - ' y '.-: ''-.y:''t':
the "enemy from working their way
lighthouse couth of the La Basse canal.
the French two more trenches connected
25 have been captured. Sixty priaoners
' . . .. .
being left dead on the battlefield.
seems annihilated. The German losses
by Federal Wlrelesaj ; .
Speaker Joe Cannon and his
one of - physical endurance, the
, ' ' ;:-":'.ri y -:
A P. by Fed. Wireless.
Gales and heavy, onshore sea are re
ported the length of the Pacific coast
today and not only shipping bu( har
bors and dock have suffered damages
a a result. - - ,"
-The pleasure pier and the municipal
pier at Venice have been badly dam.
aged. The damage is placed at $45,
OOO, the docks being smashed by the
force of the wave. -' v -
Hug rollers are breaking . badly
over the San Francisco bar. Many
mall coasting-vessels are ' unable
either to leave or enter the harbor.
.... . . "-::--f. '..
Fire destroyed the normal " training
school at Rochester, N. Y., at a loss
of $50,000. ( -;'
The Century Bank of Albany, N.(
has increased its capital from $500,000
to $600,000. . yy
A seat on the New York Produce
Exchange was sold for $600, the last
previous sale being $525. ;
Tne Germans are employing thou
sands of men at 8 cents an hour to
dig trenches before Antwerp." '
Myrtle Becker, aged 5, of Irvlngton,
N. J., was burned to death In her home
there when left alone by her mother.
Tobacco sent to Germany for French
prisoners of war will be admitted duty
free. ,
Archbishop Ireland of 8t Paul will
be created -cardinal at . the next con
sistory, the date of which has not been
fixed. : :'
cy that the present level will not be
maintained. ; r '- r y - . ; :
- Oahu Sugar, McBryde, Ewa, ' and
QUa all advanced 1-8 or 1-4. There
hwaa a general rise - In bids, however,
and if the 4 J20 mark, or anything near
it is maintained for a couple of days,
stocks ' will reach the higa point or
the year before the end of next week.
,;; :ePECTEOIS 'BEfli;
Associated frees Service by Federal Wlrelesa ' :
LQNDON, England, Jan. 30. British military experts say
that Germany is preparing for another great effort to cut
lirftTinrVi tVift T!S"onV li'no of fiAieenna tnliAf a c array 1 ?tr nrm n.'
heavy offensive was undertaken. The Teutons are reported
massing big reinforcements both there and in the vicinity cf
La Bassee. ;-'i-'-'::-:v-:.V'; :-y- 'v.'v-'v.;-' v;v: :
" DUNKIRK, France, Jan.
Ldropped 50 bombs here, of which ten were incendiary. Several
houses were damaged bnt no loss of life reported. The German
air-raid was a military failure. ' : ' ' ' .;
Paris Bulletin Has Little Nevs
LONDON England. Jan. 30. The western front is com
paratively quiet today. The Paris official bulletin report
minof '.vicissitudes in trench fighting, sa pping and artillery
firing. No marked changes are given out in Paris.
Berlin says that the Germans have captured 745 French
soldiers, 12 machirte-guns ard other equipment, in the western
part of Argonne forest and have made a marked advance. .
PETROGRAD, Russia,: Jan. 30. Official 1 4In the valjsy
of the Alashkert, Persia, after a stubborn battle we have cap
tured the colors," guns and military supplies of the Turkish
forces. The enemy retired toward Tabriz, abandoning hun
dreds of de?.d. J; - 'y ;, :
"There are no 'impiortant changes fonVthe; Sari-Kamysh
Austrians Declare Russians Fcibil "
; VIENITA, Austria, Jan. 30. Official "Russian attehpts
to outflank the army of ' Archduke J oseph : Ferdinand ccn.
mander of tne Galicia forces
trians. The ' Russian efforts to invade Transylvania f reni
Bukowina and isolate Gen. Fisher and outflank the Carpathian
forces have been equally ineffective." - v. " . j
Kaiser Under Fire at Soissohs C
BERLIN, Germany, Jan.
Kaiser was under, heavy fire at
insistent entreaties on the part
The annual meeting of , the Korean
National Association will be held Mon
day morning and afternoon at the Ko
rean com pound on Punchbowl street
Monday is the seventh anniversary of
the founding of the association. An
announcement - was made today that
owing to considerable unfinished busi
ness, the annual convention, wnicn
has been In progress at the headquar
ter building since January 5, will be
continued until all matters have been
disposed of.: -: '" v "v '
Officers have been elected for 131S,
and are as follows:, President, C. H.
Kim, re-elected j vice-president, H. K.
Shin; secretary and treasurer, C. M.
Ham; superintendent and chairman of
the counsellors, W. K: Park. A com
mittee has been appointed to complete
arrangements for Monday's celebra
tion, consisting of S. IL Chi. chair
man Y. M. Park, C. M. Ham and E.
C. Ha. : , - .". ;.-;-:'-v-
1 he program will commence at 9 In
the morning in the building on Miller
street, 'the old omcers will ne re
tired and the new directors installed.
WVKL Mirlf will offer an address or
congratulation. The ladies of the as
sociation wui sing and the Korean
baivation Armyband will play. Tne
Korean stoaenta of Mills scnool aQa
also of tne Korean school will sing
patriotic songs, b. 11. Chi will pre
side.'' v
At 9:30 a, m. an open air meeting
win be neio and inauu-ai talks wia
be given by tne presiaei ana vice
presiaenu A Hawaiian orcnestra nas
oeen engaged to rurnish uiuaic. vv.
M. Chung will presme at tux meei
tag, -r -;y--y:. i
. in the afternoon-field sports and ath
letic contests wiil be. the program at
the Y. M. C. A. field. There will be
30. Six German aeroplanes have
have' been thwarted by the Aus:
30. It has been learned that tho
Soissons and retired only after
of his staff.
A motion-that the order of appoint
ment of Antonio Perry as guardian ad
litem of Richard Smart be vacated,
this afternoon was filed in probate In
the circuit court, signed by Mrs. Eliza
beth. Knight. The grounds for the
motion are that Mrs. Knight U the
nearest . relative of the baby Smart,
with the exception of bis father,
Henry Galllard . Smart, and has the
legal right to be heard relative to the
appointment of any guardian ad litem
of Richard Smart
An affidavit , supporting Mrs.
Knight's motion has been filed . by
Robbins B. Anderson, one of her at
torneys, containing further objections
to the appointment of Air. Perry as
guardian ad litem of the child. -It
alleged that neither Mrs. -Knight or
deponent or Mrs. Knight's attorney i.
were notified of the application for
the appointment of a guardian ad litera
for Richard Smart, nor were they
given' an opportunity to be beard rel
ativeHhereto until after the appoint
ment had been. made. -
IA1M1 Bill !KT5
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