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Ttwr., mtn., 46. Bur., 8 a. m 30.10. Wind, lin.. 12 N.B. Haiti, 2th., 8 a. m., .06. Telephone 2365 Star Business Office. The Largest Daily Paper in The Territory second edition. VOL. XIX. TWELVE PAGE8. HONOLULU, HAWAII, MONDAY, MARCH 11, 1912. TWELVE PAGES. NO. 6223. SUOAR Cano: 152c. lb., $00.40 por Doote: 15s. Cit. per cwt., $106.20 por ton. WITH 6k 81 jll BlSi p i 5 H CANDLE EPLIES TO M'CARTHY Following is the reply of L-. L. Mc-i Candless to the letter of C. J. McCar thy, in which the latter announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomi nation for delegate, published in the Star of Saturday: Honolulu, T. II., March 11, 1912. Hon. O. J. McCarthy, Honolulu, T. H.: Dear Sir In reply to your commun ication of the 9th lnst., addressed to me and also published in the Hawaii, an Star, in which you state as fol lows: "In view of your action at the meeting of the Democratic Territorial Central Committee held last night, 1 hereby withdraw any support which i have promised you," permit me to state that the support you promised mo was voluntary on your part, and not asked for by me; however, l thanked you for the same, believing it, at that time, to bo tho word of a man. Your li'ttle combine in its effort to make me, under pressure of your promised support, rescind the action of tho Territorial Central Committee, failed, as you know, which fact en ables you to come out in your true colors. In your request you evidently assumed that I am the Territorial Cen tral Committee, when, in fact, I am but one of thirty members therefore control one vote. This action of tho Territorial Cen tral Committee was taken on Febru ary 9 and, according to a motion made by me at that meeting, action was deferred for two weeks and the secretary was Instructed to communi cate with the absent members of the Territorial Committee, many othe: Democrats and yourself, asking for an expression of opinion as to the advis ability of our having a dual conven tion. This proposition was published at the time, in the English, Hawnliar and Portuguese papers and copies of the resolution were mailed to more than one hundred representative Dem ocrats throughout the Territory. All replies, including your own, were uanimous in approval of the dual cou (Continued on pago Four) Phenomenon Never Happened Before 80000000000Q Molokai, for the first time in tho memory of man, is decor- O atcd with snow. This astonish- O Ing fact is a mute tribute to O the Intensity of the cold wave O that for somo -weeks has been O felt in these islands. Within O the past few days patchofl of O snow have appeared, visible O from tho seacoast, in the moun- O tain tops back of Pukoo on the O south side of tho island, where O the coastline bends toward tho O ejvn end. k eoooooooooo9 BALGH N5TLLING S FRANCISCO OF OCEAN WIRELESS PL T In its report of the arrival of the Matson steamer Lurlino from Hono lulu, the San Francisco Examiner says: "Among tho passengers were Cap tain A. Tullett of the Inter-Island Steamship" Company, here to spend a short vacation, and J. A. Balch of the Mutual Telephone Company of Hono lulu. Balch has come here to install the old Paulsen -wireless system as the San Francisco sending and receiv ing station for his company. The lo cal concern has been purchased by the Mutual Company, which owns and operates all of the telephone and wireless telegraph business of Hawaii. The company is said to be one of the few , successful wireless concerns in tho world and is now paying a divi dend of eighteen per cent annually. If successful, it is hoped to .send and re ceive commercial messages between here and Hawaii." Mrs. Emma M. Nakuina, who owns land in the region of Molokai above- mentioned, gives the Star tho extra ordinary intelligence thr.t snow has fallen nnd rested long enough to hae" its appearance notod upon that island. "H. D. Bowen reports that snow has fallen on tho mountain rango lack ot Pukoo, in, large enough quantities to show distinct patches In sovcnl places on tllo ridges and in the ravines." said Mrs. Nakuina this morning. 'The snow is quite perceptible from Pukoo harbor and tho beach along there, Mr. Bowen states. He latolv bought a piece of land adjolninj mine in that "section, and has been over there looking after his properly. "This is the first time in tho mem ory of man I believe," Mrs. Nakuina added, "that snow fits fallen on Molo kai." And. it is to be remembered, Mrs. Nakuina is one of tho recognized au thorities on Hawaiian history. Horeloforo anyone talking about "snowy Blopes," without making it clear that only the big three moun tains of the Inland ot Hawaii and the vast domo of Haleakala on the Island of Maul wore being mentioned, would have been denounced as a traducor of tho country. Such a thing did happen, eight or ten years ago, to the author of a bit of promotion literature. Now, however, Molokai is to bo in cluded as a snow-supporting island of the gro.up. Tho ovidenco of that is land's advent to Arctic-crowned hon ors, as here given, Is authentic and ranks in point of interest not far be hind the discovery of the South Pole. Whether tho event may bo taken as supporting the theory that the earth is going to enter another glacial, pe riod is a question the scientists may (Continued on Page 5) WORLDWIDE SIR Kt POSSIBLE (Associated Press Cables to the Star.) NEW YORK1, March 11. A world coal strike is foared. HE11LIN, March 11. Two hundred thousand are on strike in the col lieries. PARIS, March 11. Tho price of commodities hero has doubled, 'it is estimated that a million of people are unemployed besides the miners. SOUTHAMPTON, March 11. The liners St. Paul and Oceanic have been withdrawn for lack of fuel. SUGAR TRUwT CULPRITS. NEW YORK, March 11. Parsons, former attorney for tho Sugar Trust, will plead "not-guilty" in tho Sugar Trust case. Meyer 1b ill. They will bo tried separately. WASHINGTON, March 11. The Supremo Court affirms tho fino of $500 in the sugar contempt case by refusing to show tho trust's books to the Federal grand jury. . Cruisers Go Off to Sea KAPAA US The three cruisers under Admiral Southerland's command, tho Califor nia, Colorado and South Dakota, got awnv this morning for tho week's maneuvers and drills outside. The California went out to Join tho Colo rado and South Dakota, which have been lying off tho harbor entrance, about 8:30 o'clock this morning and together they steamed into deeper -water. Admiral Cowles is entertaining Rear Admiral Nicholson today during his brief sojourn in Honolulu. Admiral Nicholson is a passenger in tho Si beria, going to the Orient with his personal staff to take command of tho Asiatic squadron. L FOR PINEAPPLES At the next meeting of the land board, which may bo held this after noon if a quorum can be obtained, the matter of the Kauai homestead lots in the pineapple region of Kapaa will bo discussed. Land Commissioner Tucker said this morning that ho was trying to arrange a meeting for this afternoon, but was doubtful If he could get the members together. Market Superintendent S. T. Star rett is away on Kauai, where ho is looking after several propositions. There appears to be a fine chanco for tho establishing of a pineapple can nery on tho windward side of Kauai, and when the homestead lots are taken up there seems to bo no doubt that the factory will bo built. (Special Correspondence of The Star) PITTSBURG, February 25. Wo call ed on Mr. Brqwn of the Chicago Ath letic Association for information and learned that the 220-yards race would be held in Pittsburg, and the 50 and 100 yards races in Chicago on March! 12 and 13. i We left Chicago for Pittsburg on! tbe 19th, traveling by tho S:30 p. m., train. Tho weather in Chicago wasj good and cold. . We arrived In Pitts burg on Tuesday at noon. Tho weath er was warmer than In Chicago though there was more snow on the ground than we saw coming through tho Wast. Mr. Haddock of tho Pittsburg Press took hold of the boys and made them acquainted with Mr. Freeland, mana ger of the Pittsburg Natatorium. Tho accommodations there were very fine, as tho boys wero handy to the tank and their associates were all swim mers, and wero only too glad to teach the boy.s all they knew about tank swimming. Mr. Wilkinson, the Natatorium in structor, will never bo forgotten by us and it is safe to say that he is responsible in largo measure for the good showing made by tho boys in their first race, which was tho 220 yards event on February 22. Duke's Debut. Duke swam in tho first heat against tho final winner of this championship event. Tho hoy made tho prettiest start you ever saw, mado tho turns wonderfully well, held the lead for five lengths, then was seized with cramps when he only had 1 1-3 lengths to go to finish. Genoves swam In tho second heat which was the fastest heat of the race. Ho also mado a beautiful start and bully good turns. He was fouled sev eral times by the winning man, though ho had no chance. Still at that ho ilnished not a full lap behind. Neither of the boys expected to en ter in this event, but knowing the ex (Contlnued on pago Four) How morgan MEXICAN REBELS ROUTED. CITY pF MEXICO, March 11. The rebels have been routed at Tor- reou with a loss of 150 and at Culiacan with a loss ot 200. CITY OF MEXICO, March 11. Machine guns have proved a great aid to Madero. Tho revolution is waninc in the south. RELIEF TO PATENTEES. WASHINGTON, March 11. The Supremo Court upholds the patentees iu the right to dictate to .retailers in selling contracts. . MSH TONG WARS OVER. SAN FRANCISCO, March 11. Tho Chinese tongs centering in this city have signed an agreement for perpetual peace. Tho San Jose Mercury of March gives the following account of the tragic death of James F. Morgan of Honolulu in that city the day before: James Francis Morgan, a prominent businesg man of Hawaii, lost his life under tho wheels of a passenger- train J at the Southern Pacific station yes terday morning as he was trying to board a car' after it was in motion. Ho had hurried from the ticket-ofllce to reach tho smoker before the train pulled out, but did not reach it until THE BASEl ALL TRUST. WASHINGTON, March 11. A resolution has been Introduced in Con gress to investigate the baseball trust. AN EARTHQUAKE RECORD. SAN FRANCISCO, March 11. The seismographs here give record of a distant earthquake. t ' RAPID FRENCH AVIATION. PARIS, March 11. The aviator Tabuteau accomplished 261 miles Jn 155 minutes today. FISHERMEN MISSING. SAN DIEGO, March 11. Nineteen lishcrmen from hero are missing In a gale. it had gotten well under way. He grasped at tho rail, but missed hie hold, and was crushed to death undor I tho wheels. (Continued onpago Five) EXPERT PRAISES UA SCENERY F. E. Pillsbury, head of the Pills bury Picture Company of San Fran cisco, returned to Honolulu yesterday from- Kauai, wfcero ho spent a week in photographing tho beauties of the Garden Islo under tho guidance of Hon. E. A. Knudsen. Mr. Pillsbury is most enthusiastic over his trip. He declares that the scenery of the Walmoa canyon Is the finest he has over seen. This is made the' more significant when it is understood that scenery photography is Mr. Pillsbury's specialty, and that ho has spent years in this work In tho Yosomlto and Grand Canyon of tho Colorado country. Besides many small pictures, Mr. Pillsbury took about thirty largo panoramic pictures, which ho declares will bo the finest nitim in his collection. Ho leaves tomorrow for Maui, and, after photo cranhlnir tho best of tho Valley Island, will go on to tho Volcano. Y s INJURED THUMB Dr. Pratt and his party are stilt on Hawaii, and the members are working hard on the problem ot exterminating tho rats. At tho present time the par ty is in 'tho Honokaa district, whero experiments are being conducted as to plaguo germs. Dr. Shepherd is expected to return tomorrow, as ho is urgently roqulred in Honolulu on account of the rather serious illness of Dr. Hobdy. It ap pears that tho latter medico scratched his thumb a few days ago, and now it appears to bo infected and Is much swollen. Work at tho hoard of health ofllco Is progressing well, and no very so rlous problems at present confront tho acting head. "Tho Study of tho Sea," by Prof. W. A. Bryan, Is tho lecturo for this afternoon in tho short courso for teachers at tho College of Hawaii. osnei dinger butie H W times "Home" to Honolulu Mr. and Mrs. Fred Butler wero among tho passengers who arrived from tho Coast in tho Siberia this morning. They went directly to tho Alexander Young Hotel, where they will reside during tho Christian Ex tension Movement, in which Mr. But ler Is to take a prominent part. over to him and he himself will sing nightly. This Is Mr. Butler's second visit to tho Islands iu seven years, tho interim having been spent in touring tho United States. When interviewed this morning tho singer's remarks re garding Honolulu and Its Inhabitants Tho work of organizing the choir j wero of a most flattering nature. and of superintending tho music dur- After dwelling briefly on his trip ing tho campaign have been turned (Continued on pago Five) (Morning Cable Report on Page Twelve.). DEHOG TC CONVENT ON GALL REPUGNANT TO MAJORITY OF PARTY Tho official call, signed by Mayor. in which event, if tho Democratic Fern, chairman ot tho Democratic ' convention of Hawaii had previously Central Committee,' for tho holding of endorsed the National platform, tho tho Democratic territorial convention j local Democrats would bo left in a on April 15, has gone out, tho call most embarrassing position, being published in full clsowhore in it Was T. J. Ryan, amaicntly, who these columns. This call, howevor, is!(cchled McCandless to ntick out for sent out, according to statements of tll0 ,lual convention after ho had prominent Democrats, in opposition to ( glven hls word t0 McCartny to favor (Continued on Page Eight) WL FIRST CLASS TOURIST HOTEL MY BE BUILT ON KAUA There is a possibility that Kauai may have a first-class tourist resort hotel within a comparatively short time. If It Is built, it will bo upon tho brink of Walmea canon, In oneNof the most magnificent scenic localities in the Territory. It Is understood that Hon. E. A. Knudsen is enthusiastic over tho idea, and If such a place is built It will bo largely through his ef forts. A. C. Pillsbury, tho well-known Cal ifornia photographer, suggested the plan to Mr. Knudsen while making a tour of tho Garden Island last week under Mr. Knudson's guidance. "I never saw such scenery in my life," declared Mr. Pillsbury this morning. "I have spent my lifo In photographing the scenery Qf tho West, and the Grand Canon of tho Colorado can't begin to approach tho LOT LANE ASKS LICENSEjO SLAY Lot K. :. Lane, lately a sanitary in npoctor in Honolulu, has applied to Tho very vastness of tho Colorado's tll0 Board of Agriculturo and Forestry Walmea Canon in beauty. That Bounds absurd, but it is tho truth. tho wishes of tho majority of the par-1 ty and only because of a technicality j that obviates the possibility of a re consideration of tho vote to send out a call for a dual convention. j As a matter ot fact, Mayor Fern se riously considered resigning as chair- man of tlio committee in oruer to avoid sending out this call which Is repugnant to his own ideas. IIo was advised, however, by other Democrats! that his resignation would have no of-' Thero will he a meeting of tho fect, tho territorial central committee boara ot afrr!culturo and forestry this having mistakenly voted In favor ot ftenl00ll( nn nt R the VM,oug re. canon makes it less magnificent than tho ono on Kauai. Tho distances aro so great that It can not bo so well seen and appreciated. I am suro that it should bo possi ble to have forty or fifty tourists at tho Walmea canon all tho tlmo, wero there a hotel built sultablo to accom modate them, and a little advertising dono among tho California resorts. I told Mr. Knudsen this, and I think ho was considerably interested. Such a hotel should bo located near whero the Knudsen mountain houso is, nnd there is plenty In tho vicinity to keep a tourist very busy for four or flvo days. This is the average period, wo find in California, that tho tourist stops at a resort hotel." H. P. Wood, of tho Promotion Com (Continued on Pago 5) for permission to kill off wild cattle, goats, plg3 and jackasses in certain parts of the district of Kau, including tho government forest reserve He offers to pay a certain percentage of the valuo of tho sldew and tallow from tho carnage. The board Is consider ing .the offor this afternoon. Tho men's class of tho First M. E church aro noiaing a dehnto on "Wom an's Suffrage" in tho church this even ing at eight o'clock. Somo Interest Ing points should bo brought out on both sides of tho discussion nnd all those Interested in tho subject aro cordially invited to attend and ex press tholr views or listen to tho ar guments for and against. Tho sailor boys aro especially invited to attend. L FRUIT FLY T OD the dual convention plan advocated by McCandless and Ryan, and It being necessary for somo ono to issue tho call. Mayor Fern, at the meeting ot Democrats held Saturday noon, em phatically stated that ho was opposed to tho holding of a dual convention which should not only name delegates to tho National convention but also select a platform and namo candi dates. Colonel McCarthy, whoso candidacy for tho nomination for Delegate was announced last Saturday, stated that it was tho concensus of opinion ot most of tho leading Democrats, after duo consideration, that it would be a mistake to decldo upqn a platform and to nominate candidates beforo tho Democratic National convontlon should have been held. It might be that tho Natlonnl convention would decido for frco sugar, tir instance, ports of the different departments will bo turned in. Tho new" chairman, W. M. Glffard, is expected to proside, and a full board will no doubt attend. There are sev eral matters ot public Interest to bo considered,' and a report on tho fruit fly campaign will bo road. Entomologist Ehrhorn, who visited tho other Islands, will have something to say on the matter and tho chair man, who beforo his appointment also visited Hawaii and investigated tho fruit lly situation will havo somo In teresting remarks to make Tho annual meeting of tho Oahu Central Improvement Committee will be held on Thursday evening, March 14, nt eight o'clock, in tho rooms of the Honolulu Merchants' Association, second floor of tho Young building. Duslness: Election ot officers, reports ot committees, etc.