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12 PAGES HONOLULU, TEBBrTOBY 0Fr HAWAvTURSDAY, A.PK1I 12, 1917.-12 PAGES. rmcE FIVE CENTS Evening Bulletin. Est' 1U2. No ..'6758 Hawaiian Star.. Vol. XXIV. No 779J i--1 n n n r-i n - tn nn ; f !n r v nnn fl HTN S'A fWCTZ i "i I ' i i J u". U I w v -IQJ i 11 aim. r ! ojku w i Y u j a" .u 1-U US J L J u Li km U ) : Mi W ; u mlnil . n- ui I 7rA u i -i In i II s ' ; Vl I . i i i 1 1 i i i 3 Z3 VTy aV VV U U 1 v V u U U U U U UUU ,J L4 n n M-MvnrT3' tttTh n n fl fl rFiT w W: -mm ; U ILU L2JibAL!LiAuA LiJL2LuJL-auvLILJL, vu iUU 0 gov:::::;! colds iviiip iifino OVER CilfiRTER QTTEOS Proclamation for Primary Bee - tion Must Issue in Six Days I-and No- Charter is Ready;w yy: I Can Refuse to Grant Furtncr v nAU. ;nn DlaWeo 7 J . I'nlees the legislature paisee ud thcovernor approvei hew city ture further amend$ ecUon 29 of thealdwln Loco... tka t.w f itnA thm rovernor. Eaftlmore Ohio V . approve rucli' tneaiure, the scorning '', election at municipal and coanty of- . ' fleers vlll aeo be held under, ihe ? present chiJrter regardlesg of whether -r the new charter, be later ra.'sd anJ 11 approved. In othor worri the tiuegtion of what charter ofiftera shall be lcct ; 1 ed under At the coming election lies with Governor Plnkhanv, unless Vie T,Tlegllature acta and the governor ap "This la the announcement made to - , day . by -David Kalaaokalanl. county - clerk of Honolulu., who has followed New York Central ..... 4 ..very closely the legislative activities , Penntfylvania . .. f- 53 . - and inactivities of the charter nuea-.Ray Consol. 30 ,' - ttou. - :" ' "; - w '1 Rtadino Common ...... 94. Proclamation Due Net-Wednesday -1 Southern Pacific ...i..-9Z According to lavr the secretary stadebaker i..V... 95 '94: the territory jcust Issue the primary Texae Oil ;,.....,. 209'4 209. flection proclamation, SO daya betore, Union Pacific .137g "138 v the idate.of the primary election. Ac-;u. s SteeJ.'.i';.:v..; 112 .1CJ cording. to an . act. of -the legislature ytah k.. .i".; 110'4 V109. . , the prlniafy thl:ycar cornea 'May J9 fwetlern. Union, iy. 95 V 95H : - tr,-:-: vetk V.-:.cb..ay.; v , , .,, ,;'.: , : Onfy .Four Cays Ueft . ". ' i ' , Tl.irf trcT.-s ibat the legislature na, not coiintlr. U-ay. only, four working t'ays In ,whld to- act and secure ,-ne i i rovernor's approvaL Of. course the Jcgisiature jnight Egain put forward the data of .the rrimary election which, would automatically place the procla watlon date at a later day, it the gov trnor did nct hold back and'Veto it, ut Kalaukaknl believes that the easiest way of solving the problem is lor the, legislature to change a law it aking tlie -. proclamation day 20 or ven J5 daj-s before the date of the ! primary I elettlon. v- This, e' aays, - practical aa the so-day notice. ' : -In either case, however, unless the , tlirrt?r Is" actually passed by the sen Vate within the next four days and ap- proved, something must" be dene at ence or the matter tr a new charter might Just as well be dropped until qie viext '.session or the.Jeglslature la f 1019 "' , 1 Mn this respect anothef angle pre- sents' itself in what Governor . Pink - : ham might tblak and 0 ss to the city . and countj-of Honolulu 1 and fw i h.rlcr, tever act the legislature may pass mi .wwuu uio c.w. the primary nonces ar "iscni oui .bj the Ucreury mube- proved byl tho governor ana U for any. reason ne , wishcfc - to exercise ; his. limit 01 ;u I days before signing or vetoing the act , the c harter woifld be killed so far as . affecting tile coining election and tlie crnces to be filled. f: c Committee May Meet - ' jf the Oahu select' committee "can J ivA lift full memhprshin at a ttftet. ing called for this anernoon alter tne regular day a session or me senate u m.Y come to some decision for a re- ooit ito the senate proper.. On the , (Continued on rage two) OMIS KCIO;;: . PLfalTS JST Df ' It will be a week, or 10xdays before had not been approvel by the congress inter-island - wirel ; communlcaUon ot the United SUtes. which fact iim will be reopened, according to Ensign "ited the work ot the commission. .:, I W. Branch, in charge of the con- , "The duties of the members of the solidated government radio station. ." .public ctlllties commission ccrresponi -We will have to tike an inventory relatively to the officials ot i.ie.utility of kll the Mutual' wireless plant, ln-1 corporations with whom they.deal and rTiidlnir tho local ataUon and those, the corporations by legal fees imposed t l.ihue. Kauai: JjJiaina. Maui; Ka - waihae; Hawaii, and Kaunakakal. Mo- lokai. berore the navy, department can J take over and resume inter-island wirelees aenice." said Ensign Branch today. -:- - - . Business went along smoothly at the local naval radio office today and ' messages were received for transmis sion to mainland and Japan points. Cah in .charged for aU messages. An Wder received from Ueut CQ. Wind aor UvSs. of Pearl. Harbor, super fr;:r,tkf radio service in the local tv.i district the 14th, says that mea - . TT.Im ..4 ofl writien in Western Union and ta ab. C codea can be accepted now. Any code messages' have heretofore tcra refused by the office. ; ; :, Market Mrong; IIVUl , UUlllUCF i NEW -YORK STOCK I MARKET TODAY I Yeeter Today, day. Aik. coid -.......u m 8 99 110 123'a 1 American miier ui-a American Sugar Rfg. American Tel. A Tel. Anaconda Copptr ... . 123H . 80e . 102a . ,; m 7$ra .a135 Atchison' :102Vs 522 78 . 135 r-ethlthem Steel lb...; Calif. Petroleum , 21H 2154 Canadian Pacific...... C, M. & SL P, (St. Paul) Colo. Fuel el Iron 180 1 7sz 80'4 47H 832 27H 167J 113'4 1114 43?. Crucible Steel 80ft 27y, Erie . Common ?. .V. . . General Electric General Motors, New -Great Northern Pf d. , . 163 1 111) , Kennecott Copper 4 r. 42H 83 .352ft 29' 93'. j Lehigh R. R. ...... 1....- 84 9 ' House Overrides Executive By i Vote of 26 to 1 on Receiv- ? ing Message; I cannot believe a departure from compensation is wise. Just, or in ac- cordance with, the best interests cf the public" ;, ); V--.,;..-.' Vwith these . words1; Gov. Lucius. E. plnlcnain iOSe his first veto message t0 tte territorial legislature or 1917 one . dhjgpprovlng the bill. passed ly 'both houses to. take from public tIU ties', commissioners all compensation Ior MrviceB. . - , - i d ly W saya the rovcr- 1 nor"4o aeek the Intent of tha amend r; epropoi.ed. but to cali yovu' -HnntiAtl tn ffN.t.-- " . .A . . .n. n.nv ti; .iJS'lJS r".-. if-. . .tititi -Phiie Lawsi of Hawaii, 1915, entitled 'Public Utilities Commission,' Sections 2221 2240, inclusive. waa enacted, there were good and sufficient reasons for the enactment and the financial sup port provided. ;.';-..".;"'-,-''" :"(.:'. I Here the governor quotes from Sec tions 2221 and 2237 of the act, point- ia u. f""" iuiob uyyvi-vi M wv... but by fees from corporations.' I He. gives figures to show that unJcr ut iirsi aci , wnea bui was provided the average toUl salary per meeting was ?98.10, and that un der the present system of $10 a H'eet Ing this baa been cut to 122 91. "From the above," he sayt, referring to detailed notes and figures, "it can be-reAflily underKtood why the -governor waa disposed to delay appoint ment of a chairuan when a vacancy . occurred under ihe original act and awaited an opportunity to consult the , lecl&liture.: Session 1V15. and- also i. f,m ts, f,o( tfiit Art Xk K ma&e II yossioie iur iue icirjwviuti treasurer to moderately compensate I the commissioners. , ' ' Upon motion by Representative An drews the house of representatives shortly before noon today voted to pass the bill, over the veto ot the governor. The vote was 26 to 1, Rep resentative Kalana being the . only member, to vote against the house action. . . ' : " ' " ' "The passage of this bUl,T explained Andrews, "will put territorial officers oft the board and cut out the 910 a day Uobs. It is one ot the best bills this ! l(.(rirlll,. V. -. , TTm went legislature has yet passed. We want citizens on the board who are not con trolled by tbe man - who appoints HIS FIRST VETO them." A PROCLAMATION OFjALOHA TO THE NEW FLAGSHIP MAUI i '.iSrr- Vberea, the new Matson Navlsatlon steamship Maul has forged an additional and Important link, in tfie chain which now binds the Territory of JNawall in closer commercial unity. to the mainland of the United .States, and ' ': ' -" Whereas this vessel is now msking 1U maiden vo)-ase across the Tacific to the Hawaiian Islands and Is due to make Its initial ip ucarane off the t6rt of Honolulu at daylight tomorrow morning i April 12. U17, -f Now, therefore, the Hawaii .Promotion yommuiee represeaung 4m the Territory of Hawali all Islands, urge and direct xnat aii sieam 4- "whistles and sirens of whatever nature belonging to various institu- tlcns and manufactories', be sounded in .enthusiastic and -hearty greeting to the latest addition to the passepger and commerce car-4- rylnx fleet connecting the Territory of Hawaii with the homeland, at 4-r -such time the new steamer Maul passes through the channel to its 4- berth at Honolulu between the hours of seven and eight 4. m. 4-; Also, it Is requested that all owners .of automo'nsr.or other 4- motor driven vehicle assist In the reception by ,the liberal u?e of norn or ower noie-uiaii oin. . j -v t ii78f4' i9i7.- ' - - : a M l By the chairman of the Hawaii 14: v ' " ' - : - . - , J t ,4 4 4 4 V 4 4 4 4 4 4 : 4X 4 ,4 4 GEBIIAN GOKSULS pVERWflfipES: ON DUTCH BOAT HIS APPIPALTO , Wm DAILY ISCHOOliEY txc:..-u t icnvChlna Viili B ' iGet'is Question ; v Just whit courtesies, it any, wfll.be shown to the party of 200 German 9n sular officials from China; wjio are be UeveA ttr be on board the Dutch steam er Rembrandt of the Java-Pacifie Mailt Senrlce. on the way from tne-orient is causing considerable .specuiaiwn alonr the waterfront; today :Aeccrding to Japanese newspapers the Germans, w ho had to leave China when that country followed' the Unit- led State', lead in s everipa; diplomatic relations witn uermany were cru.cu safe conduct by the Britkn and Japan eee governments la' leaving Chia en route to Germany", Left Before tfar Declaration J 4 , , As tna steamer left Uie. Orient, be fore the United SUtes .declared war on Gerpaauy and this is the first Unit ed SUtes port at which she will touch. jusff what win happen when sbe ar jrfves Is anyone's guess. : Halsey ; Refuse toTalk : ; t A representative of the Jiue's lwal agency, C- Brewer & Company, Ltd; caHed on Jtlchard I Halsey, inspect or In charge of the United SUtes in migration service at thts port. on. We-l-nesday, to determine if, possible what liberties, ff anr."the Cermana will be, allowed when tho steamer arrives. In-1 spector Halsey tnis momint; saw ne had no information to-glve out. It is believed he has requested instructions from Washington.--" r y' fMay Be Kept Aboard . i The general Deiiei toaay on we, wat erfront was that the Germans, it ihey are on board, will not be permitted to go ashore while she is Jn. port for bunkers, .because they I are nemy aliens. and as such cannot be admitted to the territory. ' Will Co To Coast , 1 The Rembrandt the local .agency be lieves, yrill Uke the Germans to the coast an. .land them thero. so jhey can be sent by rail overlantLto New York and there Uke anotherjjsteamer 6f the same line for RbtterdafMAom whence they. Via proceea to leryn. it ia imnWihst f h a man PArt.lhe Java-Pacifie line , , is ., on board the a, v w vf r - T T Atria 14 vi a. la "on i. Iwrrl thft Renjbradt which has 4not Bent in a wireless to date.- :, "... y r InUbout two weeks ,the . Vilt- steamer Goentoer is due . to arrive from ' BaU via. ' This boat' Is also of the Java-Pacific Mail Service. . r. TEUTON PLOT ?ovDEKKsiVBe Open to Puhlic DESTROY (Associated rrecs by. U. TavaU s '-"Wireless)' . ' SAN DIEGO, Cat, April 12. Close on the heels or the disastrous explo sion In the great munitions plant at Bddystone, Pa., a German plot to de stroy the works of the Hercules Pow der Company, at National City, two miles south ot here, and to wreck the newly built dye fectory at Chula VlsU, six miles south of this city, was nar rowly frustrated yesterday by United SUtes secret, service men; War rants for the arrest of several em ployes of the' powder plant will be asked. . - , Consoliaatlon of the army and navy air 'service for "joint development or ganization and operation? was recom mended by a board of army and mavy officers created to study the question. 1 -r V:- 4 t 4 4 4 4 A. 4 4 4 4' 4 4 ' 4. 4 4- 4 4. April. . V" V J Promotion ttanmiltle. 4 - .i' vri '-r-:--- 4 4; 44-v4 4 1 4 4y 4 t , UAccbpanyitj2ys;He PVhvArixiousfTJ'it -Certain i Oov. Pinkham. yesterday approved the;joint resolution . providing forVift federal school aurrey, in Hawaii: ; ' In a letter to the , house of repro- Hentativea today, the. governor says: . i am 'anxious certain .surveys be nartlcularly made;' "believing - they would produce strikingly economic re? suits, henco oeg to suggest wst an approyriatlon be made of a suitable fcUIU. ? , . . . : r.j 2. introduced by Representative Clarenca H. Ctwke. it was amended in the sen ate so as to request the governor . and superintendent of public instruction to fnvtt -th iitvv - In this - form .the resolution : was approved ;by both bouses, it is also proviaea max me local school commission work-in co- in making the survey. RAILROADS TURN 0VER . ' I IWPQ Tn nnVPRNMFNT . DURING WAR'S.DURATIOff f Associated Press by U. S. JS'avat L -;:V Wireless) - . ' WASHINGTON. D. C April 12. Hvo men. chosen by the sUff execu tives of the great raflroads, .afeto take' charge, is officially announced, of wt- entire 235,000 miles of railway within the boundaries of the nation, for the duration of the war. t.1m aiiTCPntAH lv thA war, defend": council summoned by the president, and approved at the White House, this plan was transmitted to the railroad executives and received their Immedi - ate-lndorsement The board of five wiH be In absolute control of movements of'- troops, freight munitions, equipment and traf fic ln general, constituting a national operating' ' department working in close, harmony with the general staff of discretion i as ' exoerts In their line as to hqw i uul iiniiiij tit HotirM nf the covernment shall a-aw . mvw-" . - . v he effectuated. '..Si'"'- License Board Art a ' Jf 'M i. f- include the company, small arms flr llleetlDS IflaVf WOt KR ?? military, law. topo- . . - .... . : -4- 'The liquor Incuse commisrion- 4- ers will meet at i o'clock tin's -f afternoon ' toconsiJer proposals f or closing which have been bud- . mitted to them by saloons, cafes and hotels of Honolulu, (hair- 4- man R. A. Cooke of . the board said this afternoon that he doubt- f ed if tbe hearing would be pub- 4- lie. Nearly aU cafes a ni hotels f have signed the proposal close . at 8 o'clock, accordingrto Cooke, -f Including Heinle's Tavern. He 4- says, however, that, the Territo- 4-4- rial Hotel Company; owning the 4- Moana, Young, Seaside and Roy 4- al Hawaiian hotels. stilL holds 4-4- oft - ' : : m ' . ' 4 4 4 t r t'TT t t Million Bulgaria Is Reported On Lookout For EarlyjPcace (Associated lre8 by U. S. Naval Wrreless) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 j WASHINGTON, 1J. U., -'April Ii." ix COlOSSai.CiUIipiilgU uy. : LCNrx3N.E3iand: ,ii ir te U V -It ia sported here that the Bui- gar&n minister at Berne, swit-4 4 aerland, is seeking overtures for 4- A 9T . - a separate .ce wiween, ui- - j'garia and'ie Allies, and that j4 , de!e?atfrom the Entente pow- 4 4- era are n Switzerland seek.ng a f . 4- basis for such a peace. 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 RAIilS TO HELP WESTEflil WHEAT acres of Kansas. ' wheat , in -"Oxlahoma and - LTWs ihoijld: -opewXt-ao wer, fVrice;'ofheat --i-Vt .r''l officers I I . ' " . Citizens Desiring to Enter Army Reserve Corps. Will Be ; Given Instruction . Citizen, who wfehtojnal ap, uon ror commissions m mis mm c. reserre ccrps wilt have theDenefit of bXtfthe Y. M. C. A. beglnnmg on-o.i dany evening. A prjl 2?,, a t i : ; The Officers' ; Reserve Training School -will be, Sunder th .direction of P. M. Smoot. who ha Jiad much ex ' perience in both the ; naval and u-tli-. 'tary branches. All members enterfa the. classes will be auowea o jtflil with the regulars atFort.tihafter. , The class wilLgive a couree for rxnn who wish to fpfecome lieutenants ani captains in the reserve corps.' The course has been approved by Ma ior Lincoln and the class will be aaii3ted iiv th rionartmpntal hi-adauartcrnJ Of- j fleers of the U. S. Army will give tec; tn thn meinlr .it rarlrvus ftC' riods. The course will be gijfn on Mont .y. Wednesday and Fri lay of each weoli, f and the full course will be given to members of the association for S Ml others will be required to pay.Tr for the full course up to the time of j : the examination. ;: The exan'naticn which will be held; require a Jr dSraMs?Sfe -X' .?.:i5n5!i metic. equivalent to -a Iiigh or academy diploma. This examina- don is waved in many instances. i!.x j - . aminers arer to satisfy., themselves s tn rhnrartf r of the 'aDOlicantS. v The i ' course will also Include, adminlstra tJon. drill regulations, field service ; reflations, tables of organization to graphy. and nap making. AMERICAN tEAGUE . At New York Boston 6, , New York i. - : :'-- At Oetroit Cleveland 2, Detroit 1. At Philadelphia Washington' , Philadelphia 2. - - : At New . York New York 6, Boa ton 4. ; ' ,.: . NATIONAL' LEAGUE , At Cincinnati Cincinnati 1, St Louie a - ' .' :"- ' ' At Chicago Chicago'2, Pittsburg 0. VAt Boston New York-C, Boston 4. At Brooklyn Rain : game' .posti poned , - -j:,.. ' --j- ' '; ihmwmicu lion tons 01 snipping a year, iuajui-u-cucioi wckuoi Wv. .wee rlSAi''iif tr, Panama Canal, has been chosen to supervise" thisgigan- Timely rains have saved. thousands of V cnr4t met" ori nro Tram. j v r ".'-.:' - Tn nr rnnRicn at in nr riiii tirii ii i III Ul 1 IJIIIULU HI iFiNAPKLZfl MajorLeague ReiltsTo HUGE WOODEN FLEET TO GOT U.S. SUPPLIES TO EUR0P;JS President Believes Greatest Service G&n Be Given By Assuring Allies of Food and Munitions (Associated lVcsH by supply tne .Entente powers. TlOW Amtnca s aiu, wnu iuvW clothing' and munitions, has been fl . v tlio wnr . r' - . . Every: resource or tne country wui ne jomeu ju ma such a tremendous 'supply'campaign'' possible at ones. ; TTit c,t nnaVil tr BPnrl an armv imme- diately to fight on the battlefields at least in numbera cor parable; to' those of the scale' of modern warfares-President . Wilson believe that the greater: service will be to render fruit-i less. Germany's submarine mcnacerwhich has rallied the fading; hopes of Prussian conquest. , ' ; J-;' ":'' , The plans as worked out by ;the president and his advisers 11 fnr the imrnpfiiats construction of a thousand small ! wooden ships.- .These plans include' the building of three mil-. 57 i 1 f ATT A J Not Accept . Plan of WASHINGTON, C.," April .12. A fiht against -con.: scription as the national policy in raising the new army is de- t- . VA.t.votr n( Vift WmfpTPflPA Which tn6 veioping m me nousc kwuj 7 ' "Vv - l.ij iv. cAoVii. niorV nr? firiairrna?i?Kllcnin OI the ways and means committee oi tne uuuac, Kitchin told the president that the house opposes conscription. President Wilson urged that the entire war plan -be ac- i . a1 J t rt..M' r cep am t r)a t Cofioress event that the volunteer system new"armylplan will be amended Conffressman Kitchin assurea me presiaentvwfc . tm9it TTia orwv flTinrn. , . , v wn 1 rjaSS , Aa rjriatiori bill Of $278,000,000, for passed the senate yesterday. ' " W department i38 preparing to call for half miUion volunteers to fill the regu-; lax. army and units of the national guard. . ; ; ' i ;: i: X British Smash Forward Again on' ; ,' West; German IXNhOX. K?:. April 12.nibin? forward again. oit tlir ; west front, the liritish lrwjm tcxlar captured .'two itnporlaijt .i- . tiutw north of Viiny. They pained m yaril of trendy and eleven pins. To tho southeast they are now astride the river hmiehez and : Jightinf: fiercely, for lHwitions on tlic other side. , : :!"',;t '' Two counter-attacks Jy the (Jerinan wei-e repnlwnl wiih licay , ! josses for the enemy. Fighting, save for savage artillery unei.s inm rami nuvuuu f iniK. rame to an abrupt- halt on tbe wvxtern front yesterday, when I niioimu r mm sllii-m . fav nw sf0nn made it .ini'i'OHHiWc for the foemcu to islinjuish rach othm and foreeil the avfatom to Keck shelter. . , s: . vihr t iho Kr,lh in the neighborhood of Saint (iuentln.a: fromi there to the vicinity of Kheims; Hie weiuntT ivnnmru Jerv io tontinne its.work and the bfHiibardmcnt f'.reiorted .as hu - ? Iwn- tremendous on both sides 4: Joint War Council JKItLlNVCIermanv. April 1:. Heavy al tacks were mane nv inc. Uritish on the west, frtmt Joday, partkularly north of the village of Monrhy. in whjVh sw tor tlipy nd cavalry and the big tanW hut ! the Germans repulsed all attacks -with heavy Iwsies. ; ; ' WASIIIXGTOX, 1). C,;' April liTlie delegation of .British international experts, headed by Foreign 31 in ister Arthur J.Halfour, will arrive in the United States within 10 days for a war council; GERMAN DIVER REPORTED IN GULF OF CALIFORNIA i SAN ntANCTSCa CaW April 12. An official waminfr that there may be one or more German submarines oper ating in the Pacific was sent out yes terday, by Lieut Comdr; E. C. Woods, TJ. a N retired, cf the 12th aval District . This warning has been sent out broadcast Ty wireless in order that every ship- at sea may receive notlfi cation and that the capUins may keep , XI. S, Naval AViruless) determined upon as rresiucns. acrainst Germany. , ; -V . . ... . .i ' j would accent the plan in tho fails. Indications are that tho tofthis extent. OU -Friday. V The amy appro- . . "r u ovielnfr nrmv the needs of the existing amy, Counter is Fruitless , , ;it , in Ten Days a close look out for and take precau tions a;ainst submarines. A report "from . Nosales, ' STexIco, states that an arrival there. fe la! rr: ins to be a member cf the crew of the Mexican gunboat Guerrero, rc;3rti that the commander of a. Gerz a.i marine, then .in the Gulf of Cp. recently boarded the gun -cat ai t ferred for soae tiros with Ii3 ca;'.: The. Mexican officials t i'cz fail to confirm the' story cf ti. : either f as to his connection "wi;l: gunboat Guerrero or as to tie'tru.:: hfa statemenL .. . : . i . i.'