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HAWAII'S GROWING DAILY.
HOW YOU CAN MAKE $750.
. See Star Contest Page.
SECOND EDITION.
TODAY'S NEWS TODAY
VOL. XIX.
TWENTY-FOUR PAGES.
HONOLULU, HAWAII. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1911.
TWENTY-FOUR PAGES.
No. 6092.
CIVIC FEDERATION
ITALIANS TO
MAKE LAND
AROUSED OVER
PEDAGOGIC CHIEFS
HOLD A COUNCIL
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At tho meeting of tho special com
mittee of the Civic Federation on
Streets, Parks and Public Ways, held
yesterday In ,the Public Service
rooms, tho matter of awarding the
belt road contract to the Lord-Young
Company was brought before the
committee in tho following letter
from Frank .1. Green:
'Honolulu, October C, 1011.
"M. M. McChesney, Esq., Chairman
Parks, Streets and Public Works
Committee, Civic Federation, Ho
nolulu. "Dear Sir: I beg to enclose you
herewith" a cutting from the Pacific
Commercial Advertiser under date of
October 4, 1911, bearing upon the con
tract of the Oahti belt road.
"You will note by this enclosure
that the first five miles of belt road
have been allotted to Lord & Young
at a price, of $79,710. You will also
kindly note that there was a lower
bid offered by John Wilson, tho price
quoted by him being $79,3G7.
"I quote from the cutting of the
paper: 'Wilson's figure was based
on a profit of approximately $30,000.'
"In view 6f this seemingly excess
ive profit, which was expected to bo
received by the lowest bidder, it
would seem lo me that the total
amount demanded for the construc
tion of 'the road was far in excess of
what should be paid by the commis
sion. "Therefore, T request that a moet
ing be called of the Parks, Streets
.and Public Works Committee of tlm
Civic Federation, before whom would
bn laid by myself a request that the
HARRY ROSS
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Another missing man has been re-
ported at the police station. He i3
IT nn.. 1.1. i i
mm) nuss, u m.iuiiimsi, who una
DISAPPEAR
ueon empioyeu uy me uonoiuiu vnnccu trom 0.5U yesterday to O.U2M
Smelting Company. 'at opening and closed strong at 5.75,
Ross left his home in Pauoa Vai- with none offered at that figure-. Wala
ley. on Tuesday and his wife has seen lua was stronger, closing at 120.50.
nothing of him since. She is dls- It is noticeable that miscellaneous
tracted. stocks, other than sugar, have had con-
Ross has done a good deal of wor'c siderable activity (luring tho week,
around the local power sampans and there apparently being an element
for Japanese garages in Honolulu. He which prefers to deal in these issues
has the reputation of being steady rather than in sugar. Brewery shares
and of good habits. Isold today for 19.87V-!, to th number
Last Wednesday his wife heavd of CO, and 19.75 offered failed to bring
that he had been seen in a Japan- out more, holders demanding 20.25.
eso machine shop near "Phoney" Da-, There. was no changes Inxthe price
vIsV notorious resort on Richards' of sugar reported today.
street.
jManuel Texelrra, tho Portuguese
reported missing this1 week, has not
been located nor has any word of his
.i.n..t i, .. i i
Mrs. Aki
Wins Out
t
Judge Robinson is sustained by tho Rose i.0felTed her to Chief of De
supremo court in his order vacating lcctifeg McDufflc, who lias had ox
and setting aside a decreo of divorce 1)erjcnco Wtn chicken thelves.
in tho case of Frank Aki against Mary jsicDuffllo told the woman that tho
Aki. Justice De Bolt writes tho opin- courso which 8he should pursue de
ion. J. A. Magoon appeared for tho 1)0ncled In a large measure to whom
plaintiff, and C. W. Ashford for tho Ul0 ,10igy fowI belonged,
defendant. Particulars of tho fight ..It.s my neighbor's," said she, "and
Mrs Aki made against being divorced overy morning ho crow-crow so loud
without proper service of summons, tllat j cnn-t s,;Cp n0r my littlo dog
were published in Tho Star. nor Jny popoki."
In the syllabus ot tho court's opln- n tmt case'," said tho local Solo
on it is held: nion, it may bo well to reason with
"A decree of divorce rendered by n. our neighbor aiid show him tho
circuit judge without' having acquired orror 0f tho bird's ways. Had tho
Jurisdiction of tho person of tho llboleo bird belonged to you, I should havo
is void and may bo.set nsldo and vacat-' suggested n littlo discreet .throat
ed undor tho circumstances in this cutting."
case. And tho woman went away greatly
"Au attorney for a party In ono case comforted, and returned to her home,
lias no authority to accept sorvico of j .
process for tho party in another casCj jolin W. Thompson was this morn
In which he Is not attornoy for the iIlg granted n dlvorco from Louise
party and has not been specially au-
Ihorizod to nccopt service."
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Flno Job Printing, Sm' Office.
BELT ROAD
committee investigate the matter,
calling upon such civil engineering
experts as may be members of the
Federation for. a tentative report
Upon tills report there might bo
based an estimate of the actual value
of the work that is supposed to he
carried on by tho belt road commis-.
sion.
"11, after Investigation by .the com
mittee, It would seem that the con
tract for tho belt road is excessive, I
would suggest that the matter be laid
beforo a called meeting of tho Civic
Federation for such action as the
Federation may see fit to take.
"Very truly yours,
"FRANCIS J. GREEN."
After a vigorous discussion of the
matter, all present agreeing that to
submit without protest to tho will of
tho Belt Road Commission would be
a public disgrace, it was unanimously
agreed to recommend to the execu
tive committee at its meeting next
Wednesday to appoint a special com
mittee to investigate the matter thor
oughly. It was thought best to rec
ommend that this committee be drawn
not alone from the membership of
tho Federation, but, in order to Ve
truly representative, that citizens. not
members bo asked to serve.
Next Wednesday at the regular
meeting of tho Federation this ques
tion will be the leading topic of dis
cussion and all members of the Fed
eration are invited to attend. It !s
hoped that .those interested in the
public weal and in the fair namo of
(Continued on page eight)
Olaa showed still stronger today on
the stock exchange, and formed the
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oasis tor most or mo trailing, n au-
I
LOUD AND OFT
A Hawaiian woman appeared at the
police station and demanded to seo
some ono in authority.
She asked Deputy Sheriff Roso how
she could stop a neighbor's cock from
crowing.
.Grlmnie Thompson on grounds of de
sertion. Tho case was henrd beforo
Judge Whitney, second Judgo of tho
First Circuit Court.
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FORGING
UPWARD
AGAIN
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CROWED
There was a full representation of ( thnu ever. Wo are to be conf,r;:tulal
tlio supervising principals of iho ed on the fact that no less a sum than
schools of Hawaii, in the office of Su- $1,624,000 is available for tho bien
perintendent of Public Instruction J nlal period. That Is twice as much
Pope this morning. Seventeen princt-.ns wo ever had before, and it was ob
pals from Oahu and the otnar islnnda gained by the good work of those
woro In attendance, and the meeting people who nre so deeply interested
was called to order at 9 o'clock. vjin the educational work of the Ter-
Superintendeni Pope presided and rltory.
he had on his right Inspoftoi' Gibson, 1 "Previously wo did not havo enough
who answered nil questions put by money to carry out our hoped for
the principals on the important mot.- plan?, but now everything is all rUht,
ter of grading teachers. The whole nnd tho school affairs' are running
system was explained in a pamphlet nlong smoothly."
that was passed around, and then a After the opening remarks of the
general discussion on tho matter took superintendent, Inspector Gibson tool
place. up tho matter of the instructions to
Superintendent Pope opened the supervising principals regarding the
proceedings by explaining how the grading of teachers.
plan for having tho principals meet Some .considerable discussion arose
In Honolulu onco a year was thought over the grading of children by age,
of some time ago. It was at first pro- and tho "retarded" pupils receive.!
posed to hold the meeting in the earl much attention. Principal Copeland,
summer but, for various reasons, the of Wailuku, Maui, thought that length
decision was come to that later in the of time at school should be Uio basis
year would be better. for deciding if children are backward.
"We havo a more liberal approprla- "As it stands now," he said, "children
Hon than ever for the public schools, ' of Jen years of age come to school
said tho superintendent, "and tlm
prospects for the future are bright?: (Continuea on page eight.)
The
lugar -Outlook
s
The past week has been generally
encouraging to the. local sugar Indus-'
try. Reports of continued disaster
to the German beet crop, with a
shortago of the Cuban crop, has had
Its effect in bolstering up local
stocks which, despite continued high
prices of sugar and outlook for even factors against any reduction of tho
increased dividends, have been.weak, ; gugnr tariff, nut even should Con-Prices-cannot
bo; said to-be particu- Afltuss ptuss such a measure, I believe
larly lo'W, but there seems to have the President would veto it', as lie did
beon a consistent lack of confidence t lie woolen schedule bill, until his
which has made buyers yerv shy. tariff commission could havo opportu
Thore Is more or less difference of j nity to report on it."
opinion as to the cause of this state
of affairs. Probably most brokers
and sugar men believe that the pub-
l lie fears some detrimental monkeying
wjtn the tariff by Congress this win
tor. 'Sugar men gqnorally do not be
lieve there is much danger of this,
though to what extent the wish fath
ers the conviction Is hard to say.
The head of one of the largest agert
cles. however, gave his reasons for
confidence in substance as follows:
"I do not believe," he said, "that j
there Is much danger that the tarift ,
will bo changed this year for several
reasons. In tho first plnce, beforo a
Democratic Congress could well cut
down tho tariff it would have to see
JUDGE SOAKS
PISTOL PACKER
Judge Monsarrat made nn example
of a gun-toter In the police court this
morning, and for tho syime is entitled jor Marques, commercial agent of
to the thanks of the. community at. France, introducing n visitor from
lur- New Caledonia. The distinguished
Newton Stewart, who recently fig -
ured in a dlvorco case, was charged:
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with going offensively armed. Ho 1ms
been annoying his former wife for
some time nnd last night fire?) a shot
through the wJlll of tho home of
Charles Kauhane, where sho is stay
ing." He escaped from Pollco Officers
Sanders nnd Holbron, who were sent
to arrdst htm,-but was caught by Kau
hano and Frank Kanae nnd taken to
tho station house.
Kaumal, charged with stealing $10
from a Hawaiian named Kaleihuia,
wns sent to the reef for thirty days.
Isaac Nakl, charged with assault
and battery on J.'K. Nauhole, whoso
straw hat ho did knock off, was lined
$10 and costs. Tho hat was a brand
new one, henco complainant's tjeove.
Matsu, charged with Tiding a bicy
do without a light, wns lined $4 -and
costs.
, Knuh, drunk, wns assessed the cus
tomary "tlireo and costs."
Thero is In tho hospital for repairs
ono Harry Phillips, who yesterday,
while arguing with a friend In Frog
lane, waxed eo vehemently that he
Promising
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some substitute method of raising
the big revenue which the sugar tar
iff furnishes. At present there seems
to be no practical way that this could
be done. Then tho Louisiana cane
sugar and the western beet sugar
interests are going to bo powerful
Barring the tariff bugaboo, all Indi
cations point to generally oven bet
ter prices for next year's crop than
for tho present year's. This year
started in with very low prices, nnd
over 250,000 tons, or nearly half the
total crop, got to market with prices
below four cents. Tho now crop will
start off with bettor prices than this,
and with short crops abroad It seems
I unlikely that any groat amount of tho
new crop will be sold at loss than
this figure.
55,000 Tons Still Unsold.
The Sugar Factors Company esti
mates that there aro about 55,000
fConHnupd on page five.)
Governor Frear said this morning
that ho had received a call from Doc-
! visitor is Mods. Do Bert, tho bearor of
letters of introduction from tho gov
. . . . Jf . .
emor of tho French South Sea Settle
ment, and ho is deeply Interested in
tho .subject of tho suppression of tho
lantana pestand also the study of
leprosy.
At Noumea, tho capital of Now Cale
donia, the French government Is find
ing that the lantana bush is gaining
ground in tho suburbs nnd that some
thing must be dono to combat the
evil.
Leprosy also exists in tho Western
Pacific and, as the news has gono
around that Hawaii Is studying tho
dread' scourgo thoroughly, tho French
scientist intends to look Into tho con
ditions on Molokai.
Tho visitor Is a membor of tho
Pasteur Instituto and has dono some
writing on tho subjects In which ho
Is Interested.
stuck tils hand through a window and
severed an urtory.
Fine Job Printing, Sfur Ofhc.
FRENCH SCIENTIST
FROM NOUMEA
A GREAT MEETING OF CONSTANTINOPLE BUSINESS MEN CON.
VENED IN THE MOSQUE OF ST. SOPHIA YESTERDAY TO SIGN A
DECLARATION, TO BE SENT ABROAD, THAT ITALY, BY MAKING WAR
ON TURKEY, HAS PROVED HERSELF UNWORTHY OF A PI ACE
AMONG CIVILIZED NATIONS A SALONIKA DISPATCH SAYS A TURK.
ISH WARSHIP HAS CAPTURED A BRITISH STEAMER LADEN WITH
CONTRABAND OF WAR.
More Bombarding
(Associated Press Cables to The Star.)
FIUME, OCT. 7. AN ITALIAN CRUISER HAS SUNK A TURKISH
CRUISING VESSEL AND BOMBARDED THE TOWNS OF ST. JEAN-DE-MEDUA.
ROME OCT. 7. THE ITALIANS HAVE OCCUPIED DERNA PREPAR.
ATORY TO A NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN.
ROME, Oct. 7. THE ITALIAN GOVERNOR OF TRIPOLI HAS WIRE.
LESSED THAT ORDER HAS BEEN RESTORED IN THE CITY AND
THAT THE NATIVES ARE RETURNING.
Results of the Flood
BLACK RIVER FALLS, October 7. Sixty-one business buildings weto
demolished by the liood, which is receding. Many people are homeless and
there Is much suffering.
Struggling for McNamara
LOS ANGELES. Oct. 7. Judge Bordwell has denied an Informal motion
to change the trial judge. Counsel for McNamnra's dofenso havo filed af
lidavits of Uias.
Morning Cable Report on Pago Seven.
A
OTHER HE
Considerable amusement wns caused'
ROSE
N
at the meeting ot tho supervising! Tho l",Ilc0 pelvod a message from
school principals this morning whenltlle Paclfic saIo0 at 1:30 tnat il flBht
tho question of the names of pupils'8 1,1 I'rfiress outsiue the placo
came up. Instances were given where)
the teachers had put on the rolls such
names as "Ann Halberg" when Ar
nold Berg was the true name. Tho
faulty pronunciation of the children
was given as tho cause for the mis
takes and it was suggested by In
spector Gibson that more care bo taken
in the future to obtain the real names
of the pupils.
In some Instances It was Impossible
to ascertain the sex of the pupils by
the names on the roll. Portuguese
names were given a phonetic twist
that made them resemble Chinese j
words, and all sorts of peculiar names,
were to be seen on the rolls.
LADIES INCLUDED
A number of inquiries havo been re- (
celved at tho Y. M. CA. headquarters j
to know if tho invitations which havo
been sent out for the various recep-'
tions, banquets nnd exercises Inaug
urating tho opening of the. now build
ing next week Include ladles.
The officers of the Association say
that Tuesday night is for members
and subscribers, and such ladies as !
havo subscribed to tho building fund j
are Invited that night. Tho invita
tions, for Wednesday, Thursday, Fri
day and Saturday nights includo the)
recipients of tho tickets and such of
their friends, either nion or . women,
as they chooso to bring,
Tho only full dress function of the
whole dedication Is tho press and'
pulpit dinner on Monday night. On .
overy other occasion business dress
or "Sunday-go-to-meeting" clothes ,
will bo proper. v
Thoso who liavo not received Invi
tations and would liko to .attend tho
ceremonies will receive their tickets
by calling nt tho Association building.
In some instances tickots sent havo
gono astray.
Mayor Font, Engineer Goro nnd
Sam Dwight, chairman of tho road
committee, went off on somo oxpodi
tlon tills morning, the nature of
which nobody at municipal lioadqunr.
tors 'could tell,
NOTIONS
CAMPAIGN
SOLDIERS
"i IN FIGHT
! and requesting the presence ot offi
cers, ana Officers Alanielda and Na
walil rushed to the scene and found
a crowd surrounding three blue
jackets, each of whom bore marks of
recent encounter, two, of them being
liberally splashed with blood. Ono
ot them was armed with a 2x4 com
mandeered from a near-by browery
wagon, and wns brandishing it In n
hostile manner.
Tho bluejackets and 6ome sol
diers said that they had gone Into
'tho saloon for a drink nnd had boon
sot on by the proprietor, Dick Sullivan,
anil beaten up. Sullivan said that
they got into a fight outside and then
enmo into his placo and raised such
a racket that lie had to gently but
firmly put them out. lie said that ho
didn't seo any net of vlolonco In his
saloon, and that If such woro commit,
ted It must have beon by somo per
son unknown to ldni. '
Tho bluejackets and a soldier or
two then went to tho police station
and asked Deputy Sheriff Roso for a
special permit to go nnd clean out
tho Pacific, which request was very
properly refused.
Then they wanted a warrant for tho
arrest of tho man who had committed
tho assault and when Roso told them
(Continued on pego eight.)
SELLS FOR S6QQQ
A largo crowd attended tho auction
salo by tho Realty Auction Company
nt noon today, of the C. R. Collins
building nnd leasehold on King street.
but bidding was not very lively. Tho
proporty wns knocked down to Arthur
J. Spltzer for $G000. It is understood
that It wns bought solely as an Invest
ment. Tho p?lco Is regarded as vory cheap.
Tho building Is of brick, threo storioa
and basement, nnd practically new.
It has a frontugo of twoiity-flvo foot
and doptli of 12.1 foot. Tho Icaso
linn nineteon nnd one-half yoara to
run, with a ground ront of $800.
Mr. Spltzor Is a salesman for I. Ru
binstein & Co.
COLLINS
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