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J Telephone 2365 Star Business Office. HAWAII'S GROWING DAILY. HOW YOU CAN MAKE $750. See Star Contest Page. SECOND EDITION. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY VOL. XIX. TWELVE PAGES. HONOLULU, HAWAII. ' TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1911. TWELVE PAGES. No. 6094. r S. -' ft s i 1 r SUGAR MAK TO The iihcnomcnal rise In sugar prices during the past two months has re-1 suited in widespread' discussion all over tho United States, and In this the American Sugar Refining Compa ny ("Sugar Trust") has come in for probably the greatest burden of! "slams," the public appearing gener ally to place the blame for the high cost of this, one of the most common I necessaries of life, upon this organiza tion. To try to stave off some of this onus the company has resoVted to the unusual method of buying adver tising space in many of 'the large main land dailies to refute the charges that tho Trust is responsible for condi tions. The following Is an example of these advertisements, which are set In large type and occupy about a quar ter of a page space: THE FACTS IN THE SUGAR SITUATION Tho American Sugar Refining Com pany, which refines 42 per cent of the sugar used in the United States, realizes that the advance in the price of sugar is of deep concern to every consumer. Pursuant to the policy of its present management, as announced In its annual Report of January 12, 1910, it recognizes "the legitimate in terest which the public has in a busi ness organization which deals in a necessity of life" and desires to state Doctor Ramus received tho follow ' ing cablegram from Dr. Grace, who is the Marino Hospital representative at Valparaiso, Chili: "Valparaiso, Oct. 9, 1911. "Marine Hospital Corps, Honolulu. "Hongkong Maru fumigated Valpa raiso. Empty holds. Al order Doctor Page handmhs (?) C-ortiflcate will bo sent as soon as possible. GRACE." This message is only partly Intelli giblo and Doctor Ramus can throw no light upon Its significance, unless It bo .0. DIES AT CORNELL A cable received here this morning brings the sad announcement of the death of William O. Lidgato, a junior in Cornell University, which occurred last night after a short llluess from ap pendicitis. A cable received yesterday by his aunt, Mrs. Frank Cooke, brought the first news of his Illness, and the notice of death was thus In a measure not unexpected. The deceased was tho son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony L. Lidgato of Paau ilo, Hawaii, who are at the present tlmo somewhere in tho East. He was a graduate of Oahu College, class of J 1908, and during his preparatory days hero ho was prominent in nthlotics and a recognized leader In tho school. He carried off the roll of honor in his graduating year. Ho was 21 years of age at tho tlmo of his death. In Cornell, whero he has been since his graduation from the local institu tion, ho was a student in tho agricul tural department, and ho planned to return hero when his course was fin ished to take up practical agricultural work In tho Islands. The news of the untimely death will como as a distinct shock to a great number of tho young man's friends in tills city, as well as on Hawaii, whero ho was well and favorably known. Tho annual meeting of tho Mnnoa Improvement Club will bo held this evening at 7:30 o'clock at tho real donco of Judgo H. E. Cooper, nnd not at tho tennis court, as formerly ani nouuecd. Another Vague Quarantine . Message to Doctor Ramus LID TE TRUST ES REPLY ACCU tho facts which havo caused tho ad vance and Its own policy In connec tion therewith. World's Raw Sugars Short. The crop just harvested in Cuba shows a shortage of about 300,000 tons from the previous crop, a direct loss In our supplies, as these sugars come to the United States almost exclu sively. Long-continued heat and drought in Europe, corresponding dflsely to the untoward Summer weather conditions in this country, have so seriously im paired, tho growing beet sugar crops of France, Germany and Austria that estimates Indicate a reduction of 1, 500,000 tons or more over one-fifth in tho supplies of Europe. This threatened scarcity has caused oxcessive speculation In Europe and has advanced tho sugar prices at Lon don and Hamburg the leading sugar markets of the world 1 cents per pound since Juno 15, while growers of cane Biigar, in tho face of an an xious demand and a certain shortage in the beet product, havo similarly advanced the price of their product over 2 cents per pound in the same period. We Produce no Raw Sugar. The American Sugar Refining Com pany does not own an acre of cane (Continued on page four.) that Doctor Wyman has cabled Doc tor Grace to return to the old order of things and adviso the local quar antine station that he has done so. However, tho agents of the T. K. K. line state that tho Hongkong Maru is not at Valparaiso; that she was due at Manzanillo yesterday. Sho is sched uled to arrive hero about October 21. Perhaps "handmhs" means that the order in question was given by Doe tor Grace to tho Maru's captain to hand to the Marino Hospital Service officers on arrival here. AT L It Is reported from private sources that the Hureau of Yards and Docks hopes to bo able to secure from tho next Congress approximately $550,000 for a sea-wall at Pearl Harbor and other waterfront Improvements, and for paving at the harbor, $150,000 to $175,000. For underground conduits, pipelines, otc, about tho same amount Is needed. Besides a number of additional buildings will be aked for, tho total cost of which will run into hundreds of thousands. Train Kill C Ah Young, tho Chinaman who was injured by being crushed by a train near Wnlpahu last Thursday, died in the Queen's Hospital this morning. An inquest will be held. Memoto, a Japaneso woman, fell from a Rapid Transit car yesterday afternoon nt tho corner of Ilcretania and Young streets nnd sustained a Bcalp wound which necessitated her being removed to tho hospital. Tho Kauai county engineer In a wireless to tho Star states that tho cost of grading was not included In his figures of road work. SERS NEW 1R R HARBOR hinam Wilcox Describes Cotton Insect Pests In reply to an inquiry made by the Star, Dr. E. V. Wilcox has written an Interesting article concerning the .n sect pests which infest cotton grown in this Territory. The impression, evidently obtaining in some minds, that our cotton is troubled by the Texas boll weevil, Dr. Wilcox refutes. He also states that tho cotton uoll worm should not cause the abandon ment of cotton growing here, and gives means for combating it. Tho article follows: "I havo your letter of the 7th in stant regarding the cotton boll weevil and boll worm. Tho boll weevil it) a snout beetle which apparently was' a native of Mexico but has in the pa- Congressman Kahn of California, on returning home from Honolulu, lost no time in making good with regard to at least one friendly assurance of as sistance to tho Territory which he made here. He declared himself strongly in favor of agitating a fed eral appropriation for exterminating the Mediterranean fruit fly In these islands. The following notice of Mr. Kahn's return is from tho Chronicle: Congressman Julius Kahn, accompa nied by his wife and two children, re turned yesterday on the Matson liner Lurline from a month's visit to the Hawaiian Islands. Kahn was quite ill when he left here, but seemed in fine health and spirits yesterday. During his stay in the islands the congress man was entertained with all the elab orate hospitality of Hawaii, being the guest of Prince "Cupid," the Hawaiian delegate, and Colonel Sam Parker. The government work, which is go ing on at Pearl Harbor, favorably im pressed the congressman. As ho is on the military committee of tho House, he was greatly Interested in this di How Things Shaped tionLabor Helped Down Mc Carthy Fickert's Close Call. By SlRNEST N. SMITH. (Special Correspondence of Tho Star.) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4. "That was a hill of a big vote 'twas cast yis terday for Rolph," said a solemn-faced Irishman to a friend sitting on a lum ber pile near hint. '"Twas that," was tho brief re sponse, delivored sourly. "I didn't vote fer him at all," said tho first speaker. "Nayther did I," came an equally short rosponso. There was a long sllenco whilo both pondered tho problem. "Will,? said tho first Irishman clos ing tho argument with a grunt, "some body must a voted fer 'int." That about expressos tho fooling that McCarthy had the evening of elec tion day somebody must have voted Whero they all came from was hard to flguro out from McCarthy's stand point, but beforo tho day was done I. H. had been snowed under almost two ONCE PORTUGUESE EDITOR IS DEAD Camllo Porolra, an old kamaalna In theso Islands, died at tho Queen'j Hospital this morning at five o'clock. Mr- Porelra was for many years edi tor of tho Portuguese paper, A Llbor dade, nnd nftor soiling tho papor to O Luso ho conducted a 3mall grocery store on Luso street. Deceased was a member of Lusitana Socloty and a charter member of Court Camoes, A. O. F. Ho leaves, tjesides his widow, few years spread through tho cotton sections of Tcxns, Louisiana and into Mississippi. It attacks the squares nnd young bolls and the grub lives 'n the developing bolls, destroying its lint poduclng power. This pest is tho most serious one with which tho cotton growers of the South havo ever had to contend. It has forced the j growing of earlier varieties of cotton and has brought about more diversi fication on the farms of-the cotton belt. Tho boll weevil does not occur in Hawaii and slncetwe are not import ing seed but producing our own aa-'A in the Territory, it is not likely to bo (Continued on page seven.) rection. "Tho one serious situation which confronts the islands," said Congress man Kahn, "is the Mediterranean fruit fly, which has attacked some of the products. Wo on the Coast should guard against this pest, which would result In groat ruin If it ever got a foothold in our orchards. The local government of Honolulu is doing all It can to stamp out tho pest, and I am strongly in favor of agitating a fed eral appropriation to aid In the task. "The sugar plantations of the islands were never more prosperous, having turned out a bumper crop this season. Tho coffee industry is in fair shape and the tobacco industry is looming up, as well as the cultivation of sisal. They are doing wonderful work in road building on tho Islands of Ha waii amUOahu, $1,250,000 having been appropriated for this purpose. On Ha waii $000,000 had been spent" in belt ing the Island with a splendid boule vard, while on Oahu tho old road is be ing improved. Considerable California oil is being used in this work.' Up After The Elec to one an almost unprecedented rec ord In municipal elections. And tho town camo out from under the cloud it has been under ever since tills lead er took hold of the reins of govern ment, twisted them up and started driving the municipal horse back wards which Is a pretty good mix-up of the English sense, but oxpresses tho situation about as McCarthy would express things himself. The spirit of tho town showed it self in a hundred Joyous ways when the result of the olection became known. It seeified almost as though tho town had been in a state of siege, thoro was auch a feeling of relief tho day after election. .Men who lind been holding up big contracts said, "let 'or go;" men who wantod to mako some investments went ahead and made them, and frdm all over tho world camo congratulatory telegrams to (Continued on page seven.) three sons nnd two daughters. I Tho funeral will take placo at 3:30 p. m. tomorrow. MR, LENNOX RETURNS. Mannger John Ixmnmc, of tho N. S. Saclie Dry Goods Company, returned j on tho Siberia tills morning from a ' business visit to Now York and other 'enstern points. Whllo in tho Amcri ' can metropolis ho made oxtenslvo purchases of nierchamllso for tho au tumn and Chrlstmns trade. Mr. Len nox readied tho niarkot at a fnvor ablo time nnd succeeded in procuring many bargains for his dry goods emporium. Promise To Hawaii j Flno Job Prlntmg, Star Office. ITALIAN ARM LANDS FOR THE Bib CA (Associated Press Cables to The Star.) . TRIPOLI, Oct. 10. THE ITALIAN ARMY OF ADVANCE LANDED TO DAY AT TOBRUK. THE SHIPS SHELLED THE FORTS AND GUARD ED THE TRANSPORTS WHILE THE TROOPS DISEMBARKED. FOLLOWING THE RESTORATION OF COMMUNICATION, IT WILL BE A WEEK BEFORE ITALY IS READY TO TREAT WITH TURKEY. CONSTANTINOPLE, OCT. 10. AN ORDER HAS BEEN ISSUED TO CLOSE ALL ITALIAN INSTITUTIONS IN THE EMPIRE AND SEIZE ALL STEAMERS OWNED BY ITALIANS. BERLIN, OCT. 10. T3ERMANY WILL TRY TO CONFINE THE WAR TO THE RED SEA, THE AEGEAN SEA AND THE ADRIATIC. . California Election Today LOS ANGELES, October 10. The police hnve had to restrain suffrag. ists at the polls today. The state vote is light. Firing at Wuchang HANKOW, October 10. Firing is heard from Wuchang. It is 'evident that the soldiers there havo revolted. The leaders are supposed to bo pro tecting the missionaries. The Strike Epidemic DES MOINES, October 10. A car strike has been ordered. After Soft Drinks WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 Doctor Wiley will undertake to abolish tho manufacture and salo of soft drinks with artificial sweeteners and caffeln. Small Steamer Burned SEATTLE, Oct. 10. Thc steamer-Pcrdlta has been burned. The crow and two passengers who leaped Into tho sea were rescued by launches. Tho Perdlta was a steam screw vessel, whose gross tonnage Is 28C. She was 143 feet in length, 21 feet beam, and was engaged in the passen ger service. Sho was built in 1903 at Seattle, which was also her homo port. ! The Damage by Flood DENVER, Oct. 10. It is reported that many lives and $5,000,000 worth of property were lost in the Colorado and Now Mexico floods. Morning Cable Jteport on Page Seven. TROPIC BIRDS GUIDED RESCUE PART! TO WHERE LOST Editor Star: If spaco penults, Ii should like, through your columns, ' to express my thanks to those! friends who showed their active in-1 terest in attempting my rescue, to all of whom I should liko to give the ns suranco that their efforts and kindness are deeply appreciated. To tho polico department I must tender my thanks for tho prompt and efficient manner in which they rescued me. Tho four men i who undertook tho mission did so in Superintendent of Public Works Marston Campbell announced this morning that bids would bo called for tit a few days for tho construction of n reservoir on Alown Heights. Tito big underground tank is Jntended to carry wntor that will bo piped from tho Nuuanti reservoir, and stored thero so as not only to supply tho Alowa residents with water, but to Increase tho head of water and dis tribute moro of tho fluid through the Kallhl Valley district. The now reservoir will hold 7G0.000 gallons of water and tho flow will bo a night and day one. Tho resorvolr will form part of botit tho Alewa and Knllhl systoms, nnd the Intter dis trict will bo much bettor served when tho now tank is completed. Rids will bo Invited for tho con struction of concreto sowers on Queen and River streets. The contracts for laying water pipes on Knimuki hill, King street and Roretauia streot will RESER1R 0 1 HEIGHTS also bo ndvertised. MPAIGN LAY the most workmanlike ana efficient manner in extricating mo from nn ex ceedingly difficult position, nnd tho heartiness and sympathy which they showed oin never be forgotten. Thanking you, sir, for this courtesy, I remain, Yours faithfully, GEO, McKINLAY. George McKlnlay, the trampor who, (Continued on Pngo Eight.) CAPTAIN ZEEDER Captain A. feeder of the Pacific Mail S. S. Siberia will be beforo the United States district court this after noon to submit ovidenee supporting his petition for remission of tho flno assessed against him sovoral months ago for carrying goods not manifested on his ship. Tito goods in question was opium, which was ferroted out of tho bowels of thc vossol by tho sleuths of Collector Stackable, and the genial cotnnuinder was fined $1110 as a result. Captain Zeeder filed n petition for remission of tho flno, soveral trips ago., anil uio preseuco of tho Siberia in port today is takon opportunity of to mako his argumont beforo the court in person, and through two or three wit nesses, by which ho hopos to show that ho was Innocent of any blame in tho matter. Tho testimony will bo sent forward to tho secretary of Mm treasury in Washington, who nlono ASS REMISSION may romlt tho flno if he sees fit.