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1 i From San Franelc.ee Matsonla. Sept. 12. For San Francsc Nlpiwn Marus, Sept. H. From Canadian Porta Next mall..Oct.8. For Canadian Port Next mail. Sept 17. Evening Bulletin, Est. 1882, No. 6887 f Hawaiian Star. Vol. XXV No., 7928 10 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1917. 10 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS ox SUGAR CQNSUMTOI TAX VOTED DOWN, DRAWBACK CEAUS II mm r if ifn!vn7 A . Lmnm SWEDEN'S RECITAL United States Will Take No Of- iciar Steps Regarding Ex pose of Stockholm's Secret Aid to Germany Until Formal Explanation is Issued RAmocUMA Frau t U. & Havtf Coauaaaa cattea Srrtc '.: "BUENOS AIRES, Argentine, 8epL 10. The announcement from Washington concerning the duplicity of Sweden has created -t-4- a aensatlon here and official clr- cles are unable to believe that secret despatches intended for 4 Germany have been sent through n the Swedish legation. Some of- ? flclals believe they have not 4-"been accurately translated. ;f t f 4 4 A ASHINGTON, D. G, Sept W 10. Official and diplo matic Washington awaited to day with tense eagerness a re port from Stockholm as to how Sweden received the charge made by the United States that - Sweden has been acting as the secret ally of Gerntahy IrTTor- warding through her diplomats . abroad and throngh the foreign office at Stockholm of com munications revealing the dates of the sailing - of Argentine ships so that German submar ines might lay in lurk for ihem. So far neither the Argentine am- JjataflOT nor the Swedish minister has Tet presented messages to the United States from their representative gov ernments concerning Secfetary Lan Brig's revelations, and until they do no ateos looking to an official commu nication on the subject 'will bo taken by Washington, It Is freely predicted, however, that the' Argentine foreign office will de AWAITED mand the recall of Count Luxburg, Swedish charge d affaires at Buenos Aires, who -is charged by Secretary Lansing with being the prime mover In .the conspiracy. ' " - Secretary Lansing has made public the text of a number of communica tions that have passed between the Swedish charge d'affaires at Buenos Aires and Berlin, In which the7 sailing dates of Argentine ships have been detrayed. : Recommendations to Berlin are in cluded In these official despatches that when these ships were sunk '"no trace be left" The crews were to be drowned without any chance of escape. ; The Swedish charge d'affaires sent 'these despatches over the cable lines through London to Stockholm as his vown official despatches, dealing1 with Swedish business, and as such they were received by the foreign office in Stockholm. . ' - State Department Reticent State department officials maintain a, careful studied silence. They de plore, however, any attempt that has been made or may be made to color the Incident as forecasting any break or even threatened break between the United States and Sweden. In the present stage they consider it as a matter that must be settled between Germany, Argentine and Sweden and which needs no interference from oth - e-r nations. Diplomats interviewed yesterday were inclined to believe that Ger many a action is more or less dis counted. There is practically nothing else for that country to do but to offer A full amends to Argentine and sincere Ljpologies xor me uerman siacemem ''that referred to the Argentine min uter of foreign affairs as a "Notorious Ass." . , . HAY CLOSE P.O.' TO HI PAPERS WASHINGTON. D. C Sept 10. Tie postal authorities, it is under stood, are considering the advlsabill ity of closing the mails to . certain German newspapers which,- it is .al leged have been spreading seditious doctrines." " ' ' " .. '. ri 5 SUGAR REFINERS III BIG VICTORIES IN U. S. SENATE (Associated Press by U. S. Naval Communication Service) WASHINGTON, D. C. Sept. 10. The sugar industry of the United States won important victories in the senate today. The first one was the decision of the senate when vot ing on amendment to the proposed war tax bill began, to eliminate consumption tax on sugar, cocoa and tea. The second was the elimination by vote of 69 to 11 of the provision to repeal the drawback clause which provides for allowances on re-exports of manufactured articles from im ported raw materials, thus giving recognition to the sugar re finers who have waged a vigorous campaign for retention of the drawback clause. LATE NEWS ITALIAN WARSHIP SUNK BY MEDITERRANEAN MINE. ATLANTIC PORT, Sept. 10. A Norwegian vessel arriving here today brought the news of the sinking of the Italian warship Umberto I. While acting as convoy for merchantmen in -the Mediterranean the warship struck a submerged mine and sank almost-immediately. Fifty of the crew are reported to have perished. JURY HEARING DEMANDED IN RAPID TRANSIT CASE. Both the city and county and the Honolulu Rapid Transit & Land Co. have demanded a jury hearing of the petition filed by the company for registration of title to land in Kakaako. An opinion on the petition was recently given by Circuit Judge Kemp, who said the company might have Its title to all land with the exception of portions of certain streets claim ed by the county. . " DUTCH OFFICERS PAY VISIT TO GOVERNOR PINKHAM. Officers of the Dutch cruiser ZeeJand paid an official call this after noon upon Governor Pinkham in the executive rooms at the capitol. The governor was attended by his aide, Maj. James D. Dougherty, N. G. H. CALDWELL RESIGNS ENGINEER'S OFFICE. Capt. J. W. Caldwell, 1st Separate Company, Hawaiian Engineers, Na tional Guard, has resigned from that office, according "to word this after noon at headquarters. The resignation has been accepted. ' WASHINGTON OAR COACH DIES. SEATTLE, Sept. 10. Hiram Conibear, coach of the University of Washington crew, which for years has been a factor in Pacific Coast re gattas, died here today. Coach Conibear was picking some fruit from one of the trees In his back yard when he slipped and fell to the ground, striking head first and breaking his neck. Conibear was one of the leading oarsmen on the Pa cific Coast. ANARCHIST FREED ON BAIL JAILED FOR BOMB OUTRAGE. NEW YORK, Ni Sept. 10. Alexander Berkman, partner of Emma Goldman and notorious anarchist, whp was out on a bail of $25,000, has been rearrested by the San Francisco police authorities on a warrant charging him with murder In connection with the "preparedness day" bomb outrage In this city last year. DISTILLERY IN HAWAII CAN'T MAKE BOOZE "Refuse waste molasses may be used as a distilling material for the production non-beverage goods only, under the act of August io. With the receipt of the forgoing cablegram Saturday from the commis sioner of internal revenue, Washing ton, D, C, Ralph S. Johnstone, acting collector of internal revenue at Hono lulu, has advised a distillery on the eland of Hawaii to cease using refuse waste molasses for the manufacture of gin and rum. He has ruled, how ever, that the distillery may continue to use refuse waste molasses for the manufacture of alcohol. . With a view to determining whether refuse waste molasses is a feed or food coming within the liquor clause of the national food law. Acting Col lector Johnstone sent the following cablegram to the revenue commission er last Thursday. "Under the act of August 10, 1917, can distilleries continue where refuse molasses is used solely? If discon tinued, molasses thrown away." The reply, quoted above, came last Saturday afternoon, and Acting Col lector Johnstone immediately in formed the Big Island distillery of its contents. The reply is interpreted as meaning that the Hilo distillery will have to close unless it uses the refuse waste molasses solely for the elstlllation of a spirit which will not be used for consumption. There is nothing to prevent the distillery from manufacturing alcohol, the acting col lector thinks, on the ground that al cohol is not a beverage such as gin and rum might be termed. "I was doubtful in interpreting the law on the question of whether refuse waste molasses was a food or feed," said the acting collector today, "com ing within the class which may not be used for, the distillation, of spirits." , To fain AT A GLANCE HUNS YIELD (AjMditsd Presa by U. 8. Naval CommoaL cation Scrvieal BERLIN, Germany, Sept. 10. (Offl- cial) Advanced German troops I occupying territory northwest of Lake Malika in Greece have been forced to retreat before superior trench forces, and are retiring to ward Lake OchrJda. The British have pressed back the Germans at Harglcourt and Villert, on the west front, but by counter-attacks the Germans recaptured a position east of Hargicourt ROME, Italy, Sept. 10. Heavy f:eht ing continues along the Carso front and the Italians are keeping up their pressure on the retreating Austrian army northwest of Gorizia, according to a despatch from Gen. Cadorna to day. South of Carso plateau the big guns are pounding the Austrian po sitions, making ready for another drive toward Trieste. SAYS COL REICHMANN TALKED DISLOYALLY (AisocUUd Fr mi by IT. 8. HATaTComxDatt ctlon frame) WASHINGTON, D. C.,' Sept. 10. E. N. Walton of Cleveland, Ohio, tes tified today before the senate mili tary and subcommittee that Col. Carl Reichmann, nominated as a brigadier general, told him in a conversation on a train two months ago that Ger many was invincible and that the United States would regret having en tered the war when dead and wound ed soldiers began returning to this country. Mrs. James Anderson of Victoria, B. C, wife of a Canadian army offi cer, whose charges that Colonel Reichmann uttered pro-German sent monts, held up the colonel's nomina tion, '-ill resume Tomorrow her tes timony . JJa TO FRENCH IN BALKAN AREA Frisco-Honolulu Experts Rout Huns In Wireless Duel Kaiser's Radio Sends Waves Around World, interrupting Communication Even in the Pacific HOW government wireless op erators outwitted German at tempts to interrupt wireless communication between Honolulu and San FYancisco by sending out wireless waves which ex tended half way around the world is told in a coast newspaper. The Teuton's wireless sparks interfered with the receiving of messages from Honolulu in San Francisco, but the waves failed to reach the sending station at Ka huku. The San Francisco report of the unique duel for the pos session of the "air lines," follows: "German wireless waves all the way from kaiserland fought a duel last night with the naval radio station in the Hobart building, and for a few minutes conquered. In the end American strategy put the German interlopers out of business. "While the station was talklug with Honolulu he operators were intemited by a spark bringing a foreign tonghe into the conver sation. The signal because louder until the naval sparjc was com pletely drowned out.. Wkh Oe aid of a German, dictionary the words were recognized as Ger man, and then it was realized tnat one of the kaiser's powerful sta tions was sending its waves half way around the world to interfere with Uncle Sam's wireless. "For a moment the Garraan stopped. The naval operators seized the chance to te:l Honolulu what was happening an-1 to ar range to defeat the wandering radio waves. By agreement the San Francisco ond HonoluW op erators changed the "tune'' of their apparatus in concert in every 15 minutes. "As it takes an expert from 15 to 25 n.iautes. to ascertain the ""tune" of a radio station, the kai-. ser was circumvented auti Uncle Sam proceeded with his busi ness." LEAVES FORTUNE TO FRIEND, THEN JUMPS INTO SEA Willing his entire worldly for tune, 120 pounds in gold, to an acquaintance who was traveling in the third class cabin, Alex Smith, a galley worker on the Makura, jumped overboard from that vessel the second day out from Honolulu on the last voy age of that ship from here to Vancouver. Smith, or Glinn, as his right name was found to be from his effects, was believed to have been demented. The night before he committed suicide Glinn approached the pas senger in the third cabin, whom he had known previously, and gave him his pack of money, say ing: "Keep this for me. If any thing happens to me I want you to have it." The next evening just , at dusk he clambered upon the rail amidships and leaped overboard. Life preservers were thrown overboard, but he swam away from them. The ship, stopped for about two hours while a search was made for his body, but with- out success. I BASEBALL RESULTS I TODAY NATIONAL LEAGUE At Boston Philadelphia 5. Boston 2; Boston 12, Philadelphia 2. At New York Brooklyn 13. New York 6; Brooklyn 2, New York 1. At St. I-ouis St. Louis 2, Pittsburg 1. At Chicago No game: bad weather. AMERICAN LEAGUE At Washington Washington 2. Bos ton 1; Boston 4, Washington 3 At Philadelphia New York 10, Phil adelphia 1; New York 5, Philadelphia Mrs. Jack Tait, wife of Captain Talt, master of the British ship Kestrel, was m arrival on the Makura from Vic toria yesterdaj. Captain and Mrs. Tait will establish a permanent residence the ifiiada, oo o oe oo o-e Army Commgiiciy MA KERENSKY AND MILITARY LEADER CLASH FOLLOWING DEMAND FOR FULL POWERS PETROGRAD, Russia, Sept. 10. Petrograd is today in the tllroes of chaos again as the prospect of another revolution this time headed by General Korniloff, former commander-in-chief of the army, following his deposition by Premier Ker ensky, looms up. Premier Kerensky has declared Petrograd in a state of war and ordered General Korniloff to resign as a consequence of Korniloff's demand for supreme power for the -military. General Klembovsky; has been named as commander-in-chief, supplanting Korniloff. The premier in his proclamation de clares that the duma called . on him Saturday to force Korniloff to hand over the civil and military power and to foqn a new government. "The provisional government," de clares the proclamation, "charged me with the necessity of taking urgent and indispensable measures to cut at the roots of all attempts to seize the supreme power which since it has been won by the citizens in the revo lution would violate the rights of the citizens." Eleven cabinet ministers are In session considering measures to fac Korniloff's threatened revolt, The ministry regards the prospective up heaval as the gravest eventssince the revolution. s VJILSOfJ IS A BIGGER fflflTIIAN LLOYD GEOHGL SAYS Oil ALLEY H ON. KING O'MALLEY, recently minister of home affair? for the common wealth of Australia, visited Honolulu yesterday, a tnrougn passenger on the Canadian-Australasian liner Makura from Vancouver, B. C. He is on his way home after having paid a three months' visit to. the United States, the country from which he emigrated 30 years ago. : "America's heart and soul are in the war, the war which President Wilson has so aptly sloganed 'a war to make the world safe for democracy',' declared Mr. O'Malley In an interview wiui a Lean and tall with a ciose-croppea white beard and smiling blue eyes which close entirely when he laughs, Mr. O'Malley looks every inch a "Down East Yankee," a title which has been bestowed upon him by Australian citi zens because of his long residence in America. ' "I toured the United States as a pri vate citizen, avoiding newspaper re porters, and my friends who are prom inent in American life and politics; but getting into touch with the real people, the farmers, laborers, mechan ics and businessmen. My object was to learn how the residents of various localities viewed the entry dt their country into the war oh the side of the Allies," said Mr. O'Malley. "Incidents which occurred at vari ous places I visited and conversations I held with many different people lead me to believe that as far as the citi zens of the United States as a whole are concerned, they ' are in the war heart and soul to the finish. "Let me tell you of an incident in Missouri which may serve to illus trate my point One of the tobacco chewing brethren of that state with whom I struck up a conversation de livered his ultimatum to Germany in this way: " 'I hate England and the Lngash, by gum, I do,' he declared, and spat his disapproval. Why?' 1 asked. 'They burned up our library, darn 'em,' he replied. " 'Yes, but that was over a hundred years ago. " 'Ugh-huh,' he said, 'but I am t for got it, by heck!' "We both laughed then and he con tinued: 'But I'm a Democrat and Wil son says we gotta fight, so help me, we're gonna fight I got four sons and I told 'em : to get in the army. They're in it, you bet Berlin or bust, bycrickey.' "That little incident," continued O' Malley, "demonstrates more than any thing else I heard en route how loy ally and without hesitation the Ameri- (Continued on pae two) 70,000 NEGROES FOR FIRST NATIONAL ARMY WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept, 10. It was learned today that in the first increment of the big national army there will be 70.000 negroes, who will be organized as separate units. There will be a meeting cf the board of liquor commissioners Thurs day afternoon. At that time the man agements of the Progress and Anchor saloons will be asked to tell why they think: their licenses should not ce re- Jkoked ;':. . :-:' - 1 t a Members of the cabinet were in formed that the provisional govern ment regarded : Korniloff's pronuncla mento as an act of rebellion which must be ruthlessly suppressed. The government believes it has the sup port of enough troops loyal to the peo ple to crush the movement before it gains headway. An official statement also says that General Lokonsky also proved a traitor in refusing to take command of the armies. The Soldiers' and Workmen's coun cil has ordered all organizations to obey the mandates of the provisional government and protect the country from conspiracy, saying that Korniloff should be punished for his treachery. aiar - Duueun reporter.' 2 KILLED AT PEARL HARBOR IN EXPLOSION Scalded and mangled by escaping steam and pieces of steel, two engi neers, C. N. Weatherwax and G. W. Fuss, were instantly killed by the ex plosion of an auxiliary boiler at the Pearl Harbor drydock this morning, v The boiler, an upright one, , was lo cated at the end of the big naval drydock now in course of construction and steam was being gotten up for the beginning of the day's work when the explosion occurred. Standing be side the exploding: boiler was another, which was torn down : by the force of the concussion. Fragments of the boiler were', blown to a considerable distance and the scene of the explosion was enveloped in dense steam for several seconds af ter the explosion. Shortly -after the bodies of the two men were removed, an Investigation was started by Walter Dillingham of the Hawaiian Dredging Co which em ployed the men, and the naval authori ties to ascertain the cause. - Capt. Geo. Clark, naval commandant says that it appears the explosion was an accident. ; Mr. Dillingham says indications are that it was caused by "too . much steam. .'; .- If the explosion had happened a few minutes later the death list might have been much larger, as many men would have been engaged on the dry dock near the accident Both the dead men leave families! CONVICT SHOT. GUARDS STABBED IN PRISON RIOT JOLIET, 111., Sept , 10. A serious riot broMe gut today during breakfast at the state penitentiary here, in which one convict was shot and three prison guards stabbed before drastic measures quelled the disturbance. The convicts hare been giving much trouble recently, and 15 of the ring leaders in today's riot had just been released from solitary confinement, inflicted for fomenting a disturbance about two months ago. . - ' There were about 50 convicts coa- cerned la tods-jr's. c ROBBERS TRAPPED SLAY TWO Japanese Fisherman is Shot By Intruder With Whom He Grappled and Pursued While Filipino is Slain as He Sits on Lanai; Bullets are the Same Captain of Oetsctlvts McOuffie announced . late this .-afternoon that he has almost conclusive proof that one of the Hawaiian boys held at the police station Is responsible for the murder of O. . Hosn:no. The captain has recov ered the revolver, the trousers ' worn by one of the Hawalians and the buttons which were miss ing from the coat worn by o is of the Hawalians when arrested. -The buttons Were found In the room In which the Japanese was murdered. TWO men were murdered be- ' tween 3 and 5 o'clock this morning in the vicinity of River and Nunanu streets, following, it is believed, attempts at rob bery, Later on this morning . two Hawaiian boys, Kapeliela Kaeha and David Kapaona, were arrested and held for in- vestigation in connection with . t).e second killing. After an attempted robbery,' Otoki cbl Hoshlno, a middle-aged Japanese fisherman, was shot three times and Instantly killed at about 3:30 o'clock . in the Fujil camp near River street where he lives with his family. Isidoro Elslnore, Filipino, aged 25, was shot in the house at which he was staying in back of Dr. Lee's house just off Nuuanu street, at about 4:23 o'clock. He died at 9:25 o"fclock. Grapples With Robber The bullets removed from the bod ies of the dead men in the post mor tem examination this morning were '? exactly the same. That they came from the same pistol is one theory regarding the murder. . Bent upon robbery, it is believed, an unknown man entered the room in which Hoshlno was staying with two of his children, at an early hour this morning. The Japanese awakened when the man entered the room and rose to meet him. Who are your he shouted, and ad- vanced towards the Intruder, whom r he grasped. The latter pulled a knife and started poking at Hoshlno's arm. When the Japanese released his hold the burglar rushed to the door but the Japanese grabbed his coat. ' The robber then turned and shot Hoshlno three times, twice through the arm and once through the heart. The last bullet killed him instantly. He rushed down the stairs for the . room was on the second story pur- . sued by another Japanese in a nearby room who had heard the shot. . At the bottom of the stairs the murderer -was stopped by another Japanese Miyada. He fired at MIyada, the bul-' let inflicting a slight wound on his hip.' : Witnesses say that the man threw his knife, into the rive? Z be made his escape, but the police evidently knew nothing of It. The police were early on the spot and Hoshlno was re moved to the Emergency hospital and then to the morgue. - r Hosbino was a fisherman and leaves a family of six daughters, the oldest of whom is 23 and the youngest 9. and one son. 22 years old. Shot Orf Veranda Isidoro Elslnore was. shot at about 4:23 by unknown - persons. All that could be learned of .him before his death shortly after 9 o'clock, was that he was sitting on his veranda talk ing to one or two men and that one of them had evidently shot him. When the police arrived on the scene of the murder, however, they found the man - wearing his night; : clothes and It is believed that he was asleep when he was called out in an attempted robbery. The two HawalU an boys arrested are suspected of be-' ' Ing the persons. on 4he veranda with T him. ; : ;. The man was rushed to the Emer- v gency hospital and his body taken to the morgue: after he had tfled. He was shot once is the side," the bul let, entering his right side between t the ninth' and tenth ribs. r Itttestlgatlon of the derate tverder this morning was started fcefcre noon under the direction of Chief of De- . tectives Arthur McDuffle. He made a " trip to the scenes cf the murders this morning and Just after coca wn I. .J force and witi. tly. tzo icy r J .