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whmwjmH W TT ZiM SiHTAT? SUOAtt Otnet .M. lb., $10.40 wr ton. Dto: lfit, 4 Mid. per owt., I108.S0 per ton. V HIATM flt Firt TkrH mtH., 4. Bur. 3 n. m.. M.16. Wind, int.. It N. N. Italn, Hh., 8 a. ., ,03. Telcplione 2365 Stnr BunincM Office The Largest Daily Paper in The Territory second edition. VOI XIX TWELVE PAOE8. HONOLULU. HAWAII. THURSDAY. MARCH 7, 1012. TWELVE PAGES. NO. 6220. T OF M ENGLISH AND FRENCH TREATIES AMENDED AND RETURNED INORITY REPORT ON SUGA V NO MONEY FOR HARBOR FRONT LOT Governor Frear said at noon today as to whether tho purchase of rights that" ho thought the proposed lniprovo-!ot-way could b called harbor lm- Rn WW A In His ttempt Against ments to the waterfront are very I provements. Tho Governor said this morning that good, but that thero would be trouble Deputy Attorney General Sutton Is In getting th8 money. working on the Prog lane condemna- "Thero are plenty of pressing mat- j tion proceedings, and that attempts tors that could bo begun," said the are being made to settle some of the Governor, "and one commission may matters with tho owners, so that con think that their wants should, be at- demnatlon efforts may be dropped, tended to first, while others consider j Very satisfactory progress has been theirs should be." ! made so far as regards Prog lane, and Thero aro funds available for har- an early settlement Is thought to bo bor improvements, but It Is a question In sight. t jWlNVlOTTiNG LAND METHODS IF HOUSING POI WANTED: A substituto for the j Interested In this Bort of thing," said typical Honolulu tenement building, ' Mr. Judd, In discussing the matte:, that will meet all of the objections 1 "and whUo 1 tcan Bet very beautlM ... I plans for systems that aie woiklng urged against the present time dlsJ,, Jn such citlea at PhiladelphIa or honored structure, and that will pay Berlin, there seem to have been abso. tory rowing Industry ACTION OF ENATE ON THE TREATIES five per cent or better on tho invest ment The Bishop Estate isn't contemplat ing any such advertisement as the lutely nothing done in this direction In any of tho tropical or sub-troplccl countries where climatic condition are similar to those here. In reply WASHINGTON; March 7.-The House Ways and Means Committee minority report on the Sugar Tariff Bill says that the bill is the boldest attempt in the history of the Republic to surrender a growing industry to foreigners. It charges collusion between the Trust and the Demo cracy. The bill is declared to be against the sugar producers of America and solely in the interest of the Sugar Trust. I h o minnvifi vorrvv"f cov5cf ronnmoc fho XX "An poned until March 11. Act to Surrender Revenue, to Destroy Competition and to Create Monopoly." A copy of the report is mailed to The Star. J. A. BRECKONS. (Associated Press Cables to the Star.) WASHINGTON, Parch 7. The arbitration amendment has been adopted. Tho treatleL do not authorlzo tho admission of aliens to America or to its educational Institutions. Tho amendment passed the Senate by a vote ot 76 to 3. This has upset the ndminlstiatlon's plans for quick action as tho treaties must bo returned in their amended form to England and Franco. 1 As the original cable is somewhat blind In parts, It Is given completely as follows: "Arbitration amendment adopted treaties not autnorlzo admis sion aliens America or educational lns-tltutioro also kl led clause nullifying Senate's treaty power Senate adopts treaties 7C to 3 upset administrations plan quick action as must return England France." TO TRY THE SUGAR TRUST. NEW YORK, March 7. Tho trial of the officers and directors of tho American Sugar Company for violation of tho anti-trust laws has been post- Rica and Scheiftels will plead guilty. 0-l A RAILROAD RECEIVERSHIP. KANSAS CITY, March 7. The Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway Company has gone Into the handB of a receiver. ADM1RA L SOUTHERLAND TAKES COMMAN D OF above, bo far .as is known, but Hon. 1 to jay Inquiries I have, heen told mat Albert F, Judd, one of the. trustees of Cuba, Porto Rico, somo of the south the big corporation, Is personally in- J era cities in the United States,, and terested in the matter, and he has the Philippines, have all been seeking already raked tho four corners of the similar information. I understand earth for an answer to this big ques-jthat an investigation is now being tion. Thus far he hasn't been able , made in European colonies In the tro to find that there had been any ays-1 pics, to learn If any real system has tem evolved for housing tho wago earner and poorer clashes, in any country where conditions approximate those in Honolulu. "I have written to various societies heen developed." Tho Bishop Estate came into pos session of two big tenement bul'dlngs In Kakaako a fow years as;o. One of (Continued on page Fpur) 0 ENffi E BOOSTER F ROM EI5 IN TOWN THE PACIFIC F1EET Admiral Thomas Leaves Under Retiring Orders I The second division of the Pacific speeches of regret and welcome, no IflAAf wno nlinllaTiorl n faw minuted nftoi (pnr.rtlmmoil oVAn nr Villalrv vnlr.3Q na eleven o'clock this morning when Ad- aro popularly considered to be neces- mlral Southerland's flag was run down sary adjuncts to such a ceremony, but on the West Virginia and saluted by tho sternly impassive faces of tho of- the other ships of the fleet. At 11:45 fleers and the tense silence of the Admiral Thomas' flag was run down men Indicated that the ceremony was on the California while the flag of Ad-' something more than a mere form aft mlral Southerland was broken on the er all. California to indicate that Admiral At 11 a. m. the cannons on the West Southerland was assuming command Virginia boomed out their announce' BRECKONS E SHOT TO KILL1 OKLAHOMA STRONG FOR ROOSEVELT. OKLAHCJMA, March 7. Tho county convention poll returns 293 dole gates for Roosevelt and seventy for Taft. AMUNDSEN CONFIRMS SCOTT. WELLINGTON, March 7. Captain Amundsen confirms Captain Scott's report ot his arrival at the South Pole. AMERICAN TROOPS FOR CHINA. MANILA, March 7. The United Stttes troops will depart tonight for China. E. J. Hyde, head of ono of the lead- all of which concentrate in boosting Ing Jewelry firms of Spokane, Is spend- tho particular part of the great state dramatic, ing a few weeks In Hawaii, "Just do- of Washington In which he lives. Ing nothing at all" eb he puts It. Mr. Withal, his boosting Is very lnter Hydo Is an Inveterate traveler, and'estlng. He tel s, for Instance, how manage. to spend a part of nearly Spokane la working effectually to every year In poking Into some new bring a spirit of harmony among all part of the world. However, this Is of the people of the greaj Inland Em his second visit to Hawaii, which ' plre. Like some other place that might speaks pretty well for the drawing bo mentioned, It seems that various powers of the Paradise of the Pacific, j neighboring towns within a radius of Mr. Hyde wi:i taik your crm off,! 500 miles of the northwestern metro if you lot him, In telling about his polls have off and 'on believed that homo town, the "Inland Empire." the Spokane was absolutely selfish and of the Pacific fleet to take the place of Admiral Thomas, retired. v It was a most Impressive ceremony Impressive on account of its unemo tional nature and lack of tho melo- There were no long meat that Admiral Southerland's flag had been run down and, a moment lat er, the admiral crossed AJakea wharf and boarded tho California, receiving full honors. rontttuied 00. Pago Eipht.) GOVERNMENT J IS If a motion made this morning by United States District Attorney R. W. fireckonsr'lri' the Manuka site case '!a granted by Juage Dole when the Fod- eral court reconvenes tomorrow morn ing, virtually all the expert testimony hitherto introduced by the respond ents will be knocked out and the de fense will be obliged to move for per mission to reopen its case. Incident ally, expert testimony will have re ceived a severe blow in the eyes ot the jury, no matter whether Brock- ons' motion Is granted or not. KILLED BY GAS EXPLOSION. MERRITT, March 7. A gas explosion In. a mine has killed four people ,'wclMorulng Cable, Report on t?ago Twelve.) ----- '-;- Three Very Close Calls L. L. McCandless, who went down the line to his Makua place yraterdcy Breckons moved this morning, after afternoon, tolls of no less than three the attorneys for the Cummins inter- narrow escapes of Japanese from death esta had closed their case, that all of on tne ruU- 'ifh " uudBr hls 0D' the testimony given by R. R. Reld- sorvatlon going and returning, ford, the first and most Important real 0n the outward trip, when the train oafnto vnort nlnrorl on th wltn9n Was boy0nd Ewa Plantation It Was tb- stand by the respundent, be stricken ruPtly BtA' and he P"enger.3 -from the record on the ground that It erta,ned "10 cause to have been a rwA.VAiir.niH in nn n 00 a nn nw oniintflTiP was based on Incorrect declarations , ' . . ' . , NEW MEM between tho metals. When the whit Uo shrieked a warning tho chlld't mother rushed out to tho track and Htintphml hor linhn nff. Thn pnnlnn was of $177,000 on supposed rental values w,th,n ft coup,0 of carIengtha of tne and fallacious reasoning. Breckons pointed out, for instance, that Mr. Reidford based his valuation OF LOTS TO SELL C IS and expenso which were proved by other witnesses for the respondent to be erroneous. For Instance, Mr. Reld- "Spokane spirit," and such like things, Health Party In Hamakua No word has been received from the health party that left for Hawaii last Tuesday. A wireless was rather expected from Dr. Pratt, president of tho board of health, but no word has so far reached Honolulu. Tho first news by mall Is expected to arrive on Saturday morning. Dr. McCoy, who had a lot of export ence In San Francisco on plaguo work, is taking up the big campaign ngalnBt rats on Hawaii. All the plantation agents have agreed to stand in and help in every way, and the Hpmakua coast will bo cleaned of rodents, If It Is possible to do so, Tho laboratory at Hllo Is being en larged, and much more work will bo done thero. than In tho past. Rats, mlco and mongoose will bo examined thoro and, 0.8 the Jast named rodent Is said to be carrying plaguo gcrnis, thero will he a very actlvo crusadd against this vorsatlletpcst started. wanted to hog all the material pros perity and glory In sight. NoNw the Spokane business men, through their chamber of commerce, Is getting sys tematically to work to break down fhls idea, and already most gratify ing success has been attained. Every week or to a luncheon in given in honor of tho business men ot ono or other ot tho neighboring towns, and at theso gatherings the problems of each particular placo Is taken up se riously and threshed out in thorough manner. Then when a remedy Is de cided upon, Spokane gets bu.iy, and, with lt4 shoulder to the wheel, most generally something moves. In this way Spokane has been ablo to help secure better shipping facilities In a number ot instances, aud secure vari ous advantages for her smaller neigh bors that would have been very diffi cult without thlc aid. Tho result scorns to be that tho "Inland Empire' Is soon going to bo so closely knit together that Its power will bo one of tho great forces ot tho country, Spokane, Mr. Hvdo says, Is work ing on tho old proposition that in helping a neighbor you help yourself still more. Mr. Hydo Is an Elk and a Shrlner, and when ( ho last left Spokane some of his 'friends of . tho "Round Table.' (ConUnuoa on Tago ElghL) little tot when the train was brought to a standstill. Nxt. In tho vlelnltv of fillbert'n sta- ford had stated that In arriving at hl3 ' Uon a Japanese croons the track In valuation of the property to bo con- front of tho traIn BtumbIed nnd fen demned, ho had taken tho expenso of upon tho track Agaln tho traln wa8 operating tho Mclntyro building as brought lip with a quick Jamb-on of being $3200 a year, whereas It had tho air. In none t00 fast t)mo for the At the meetlnt: of tho harbor com- r tho P-Ice court tnIa morning been proved that tho average expenso ur0 f ono brown brother. mlssloners that was held yesterday Reer James chargsd with receiving for nine years was $3700. Thlrd and last, another thrilling es- afternoon, a ' communication was re- stolen goods, was fined $25 and costs Mr. Reidford also stated that tho Cape occurred near Walpahu this celved from the Governor with refer- and sentenced in addition to spend rental of tho Jordan building Is $400 morning. A Japanese woman happened ence to tho selling of government lots tnlrty days on tuo recf- James was per month, whereas it had been suddenly in front of tho up train. Tho In order to obtain funds to acquire unea luu and C03lS yesieraay on a proVed that tho rental was but $350. engineer stopped the train barely In wntorfront blocks. Tho Governor charE of selling liquor without a II- Moreover, Mr. Reidford had been mis- time to prevent making mincemeat stated that thero were difficulties in ce- taken as to the amount of floor spaco of the women. There was scarcely ! regard to carrying out tho transac- Kokae, H. Davis and M. Mundlcy, Jn tho Jor(ian building. Yet ho had moro than three feet to spare between tlonB, and lack of property would bo drunk- wore fined $3 and costs each. baBod Ms vniuat!on 0f tho Cummins the heedless woman and a horrible one of them. I Mrs' Cho Sun Mo was arrested property partly on theso erroneous death. "It is easy to suggest tho sale of lms morning lor assauu anu uauery. flgureg BUILDING STEEL Most of tho steel work for tho Judi ciary building is now in Honolulu .and a quantity ot It 1b on the ground. The balance Is expected to bo ready with in a short time from now. The derricks for raising and deposit ing the Iron work are being put In placo, and in a few days the work or elevating the huge girders and putting them In placo will be begun. Tho scheme Is to raise the Iron gird ers and pillars and get them Into tho building through tho opon spaces where tho roof used to bo Tho tentative plans for adding to the beauty of the building are well un der way. The "sunken" garden ef fect Is well thought of by thoso who have examined tho plans, that are to be seen In the superintendent of pub lic work's office. The scheme Is to have a sunken square In front ot tho building, and terraces leading to King street. In a way, lowering of the square will give tho building a better look, whllo another point to bo gained Is that all drainage will run down to Queen street without trouble COURT HEMS BANANAS MUST ETHE STAMP Breckons' motion apparently took tho defense entirely by surprise and precipitated tho hottest argument that has yet marked tho famous trial. Father Stepten has been appointed A,torney 01son lwlly cotnbntted tho executor of tho estate left by his fa'h- mPlon- nnrt 1,0 and Breckons argued er. Luclo Joso Alencastrc, of Funclial. the' point at groat length. Breckons Mnrioirn Thn ostntn consists of real Quoted opinions in support 01 nis mo- Accordlnc to a letter received yes estate In this city. t!on wh,ch he 1)nspl1 on n no,nt of terday by Hi A. Welnland, represent- T.ottorB of administration on the aw. Ho nold tnat wn-o a vaiu 1- atlvo ot tnQ California Board ot Hop Obtato of Manuel A. P. Dos Rels have tion Is arrived at through faulty reas- tCUituro, tho Trans-Pacific iteamshlp ,nn ipmiPrt hv Judco Whltnov to ""Ins or from supposeu declarations companies have received notice from A petition from tho people of Llhuo ,., vrlrn which are not true statements of fart, tho State of California that they are was read to tho board. Tho document; . ii 0u rti nf .Tnmns his entire statements must not bo in irrnnt nn nhlnmpntn nf hnnnnra fir X IIU ICl'lUTMi w ... l 1 w. - theso lotB, but difficult to find tho property which can bo sold. With every salo of property, tho amount of lots on hand is diminished. Thero are very fow lots for sale, and many of theso aro needed for government purposes," wroto tho Governor. Tho Governor In a second communU cation said that, as far as tho pro posed Improvements to tho water front were concerned, a d3llnlte plan should bo worked out. stated that tho wharf at Nawlllwlll is t shcrlft .)arrett stm considered by the Jury. . .1 il.ni ...141. 1 I 1 - n. . iuo luuiuw uuu miy., wuu mu biubiu on tn jU(jg0 Copor's court. (Continued on itco wigni.) track now in use, thora is hardly room j jU(R0 Whitney is still engaged in 4 for anything else to move along tho the trlal of tho Kancohe Rancr Com- nido of Frant stroot, Hllo opposite wharf. Tho freight landed at Nawlll- pany vor8UB tho Kaneoho Rico Com- Mooheau park. Tho plaintiff aBks dam will has Increased three hundred per pany ,an(j nm, water cas0i ng03 In tho Biua of ?100O cent, uuring mo last year or so, anu o..i einCtinent has been filed hv Thn territory has fllo.1 suit aca'nt ,k broader wharf la nefidad. The com- th territory ngalnBt Mrs Emma A. tho Hawaiian Evangelical Aseoc'aMnn ralBBloners will do something In tho Nawahl and K. Shlralshl. It being in Hllo, to secure bv condemnation tho matter bb soon as tho Walmoa wharf dalmed that they aro wrongfully In lands at Pllhonua tht ara wanted for 1b repalrod. possession of property on tho mnftal a watershed reservation. the Coast unless the official seal of approval It plncod upon them hy the territorial market ofilco, This is a Btop which has been long threatened 'by the Stato ot California and is tho' result of Its fight against tho Modltorranocn fly. According to a representative of tho territorial map kot ofilco, this will ho'p convlnco tho planters that tagging their bananas Is Ofiontlal beforo they can bo shipped, ALB. WATERHOUSE AGAIN BOARD Governor Froar this morning reap pointed Albort Watorhouso as a com missioner of tho Board ot Agriculturo Watorhouso has served for somo tlmo on tho board. Tho governor yesterday appointed W. M. Glffard as chalrmnn ot tho Board ot Agriculture, which is an honorary position, as regards salary. Mr. Glffard will preside for tho first tlmo at tho mcotlng of tho board that Is to bo beld on Monday next. It Is probablo that tho future meet ings of tho board will bo either held downtown or else out at tho head qunrtors of tho forestry department In the past, when tho offices of land commissioner and chairman ot the Board of Agriculturo wore hold by ono man, the meetings woro hold at tho land office.