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I THINK THE PROHIBITION MOVEMENT. FOR THESE
NDS AND OUR PEOPLE A MISTAKE
----MARK P. ROBINSON
1 -, .
From San Francisco i
Cliljo Mntu .July 25
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ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4078,
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1010. 10 PAGES.
?RICt I OENTS
BIO DITCH BUILDERS WILL VOTE "NO":
NEW YORK, July 23. Of the 503
striking employes of, the New York
Sugar Refining Company, fifty re
turned to work this' morning, brjngi
ing about a riot that locked serious
for a while. After some hard fight
ing, the police succeeded .n suppress,
ing the riot and dispersing the
SEOUL. Korea. Jul? S3. The re
centlr- appointed Governor Generalj
Terauclu, was tenuerea aicrana re
ception last night, at whlch-manr
prsntfnent offloials were present. A
number of Americans attended.
BARCELONA. Spain. July 23.
The life of Antonio Maura, former
Premier of Spain, who was attacked
jesterday, was saved by a young girl,
a cousin ci tne statesman, who
grappled with thewould-be assassin
at the time he struck at his victim.
SAN FHANCISCO, July 23.
Beets: 88 analysis, 14s. 9d.; parity,
5.15c. Previous quotation, 14s. O'ad.
Prohibition Means Rpin B l II i 1 1 3 Ditch Builder
Of Tourist Business
FIRES COST MILLIONS.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 23. Re.
ports from the1 regions in British Co
lumbia where forest fires have been
laging are to the effect that the fires
are subsiding. The loss amounts to
five m, llions of dollars, and a dozen
lives are known to have been lost.
The loss in the State of Washing
ton will total hau a million dollars
MONTREAL, July 23. Several
people were injured in street fights
today growing out of the strike of
the Grand TrunKempioyes.
YACHTS MAY BE
A. A. YOUNG
".Nothing more Mill bo iloito In rr
K.ml lo liullillnir iidillllmiH In Hie
Mon mi Hotel until Hip result of tliN
liralilliltlun iiKll.itlon U clodded.
"I'rolilMtlon In ii mlslnke for this
country mid VIII hurt Our prosperity.
Tlir jireieut liquor law Is n good one,
unit Ix entitled to (lie Mippnrt of the
people. Let them lime higher license
If the) "nut It. In my opinion, prolil
Mtlon Is wrong.
"Tourists do pot mint to lip tied
down by any such plrre of legislation
as n prohibition law. TIipj won't
come and that's nil there Is to It."
OUT A MONTH
Dire' Prediction Voiced
By Skipper Of
The probability of the winner In
tho trnns-raclllo yuclit rucp 'coming
ulongBde (he Alultcu whnrf tomorrow
or even as enrly ns next Sundny Is ox-
tremely remote, according to the cal'
rulatlons of Captain Anderson, mas
t'cr'of tbe'MaUon Nnvlijatloii chart
ered steamor Neyadan.
v The Novudun arrived from an eight
day'voyago from San Francisco this
morning. For the past four days the
(Continued on Page .)
A eoiiilnelni; note of wnrnlni; to
the people of Hawaii Is contained In
the Indictment of prohibition law that
accompanies (lie statement of Hear)
Vollmer, four terms mayor of Hie clt)
of D.npuporl, Iowii, now Maying nt
Hip Muana hotel.
As i) citizen and ofllclal of the Btate
of lonu 31 r. Vollmer has come Into
Intimate contact with the spirit mid
practice of it prohibitory law und lie
iinlirsllatlnl) condemns such legisla
tion its opposed to public policy, tem
perance, Rood'Boiernmont and respect
for (lie lawn.
' "The Mperleuce of the Slate of
town bus been the experience of oth
er communities where the advocates
of prohibition trmpornrll) secured the
upper baud1 declares Mr. tollmer.
"The result was that conditions be
came absolutely unendurable In the
.State niiil the prohibitory law upset
und the present law, known as- the
"I , mmnci.H In iiriiblblllnii mid mulct III IT, wits substituted
In lli nlmlK iirlnclnln Intuited. The "A visitor In Hawaii I do not
F. A. SOHAEFER
' NEW ORLEANS. La.. July 23.
, It is authentically reported here that
General BonUla has sailed for Hon
duras with men and a big supply of
arms and ammunition, with the
avowed purpose of overthrowing Da
V.Ua. m i
DAILY SCORES OF
(Special' Bulletin Cable.)
SAN FRANCISCO, July 23. Big
League' scores 'fer today are:
I American Washington 4, Chhago
1: Boston 0, St. Louis 3; Fhiladel-
'nWn 2. nifvrlgnrl 0- Wrvr Vorlr 0.
National Pittsburg 7, Brooklyn
2; Cincinnati 2, Philadelphia 3; St.
Louis 2, New York 9; Ch.cago 7,
Stariing of National League, July 22.
Will Vote "Nol
C. C. VON HAMM
Clncinn ill to
Philadelphia .'. 31!
HI l.ouls 36
ItoKton h... 32
, . t
t'OUI.M:!. SAMl'FI. I'MtliKIt
Col. Sjia I'urkir I shall tote ".No" oil rroblblllyii.
objections to prohibition are so well
known Hint It seems needless to argue
the question any further."
pnt myself Jn the position of udtlslng
the people but I do bcllcte tbut the
enactment of n prohibition law for
the' Territory wijuld result In Hie
ruining of the tourist business, which
ghes promlfe of Immense propurtloiir
."rrohlbllloii Increases the elundcs.
tine sale of Impure IIiiiors of thi
more harmful kinds for they lire 'eas
ier to conceal than are wines and
"This has been the experience of
Iowa and of all prohibition States.
The hlghl alcoholic drinks are easy
to conceal mid handle In the blind
pigs that thrive under the riglme o(
a prohllillorj law.
"The uceompanjliig etlls of prohl
blllou cannot be oierestlinuted. They
the Huor trnfllc, something that Is are pronouueed anil self etldent and
desired by nil good citizens, l'rohlhl. In the State of Iowu Increased to such
Hon would dcslro) the present excel- an alarming proportion Hmt Hie oer
lent law and substitute In Its place (brow of the prohibitory law Hint wus
I etlls against Hie best Interests of Ilu-I (Continued on Page 8)
John Kfllnger, proprietor Hawaii
and South Seas Curio Coinpaii), sii)st
"The enactment of n prohibitory
law In Hawaii would result In tjie
practical ruin of the tourist business.
Tens of thousands of dollars hate
been expended for the bringing of
tourists to Hawaii and Hie Vturns lire
Just now being recelted. My business
would be reached dlsustroiisl) bj such
misdirected legislation, which will
serve no good end. The present lie
enslug law gives absolute control of
"I urn not In fntnr of prohibition,"
sajs C. ('. ton llauilii.
.Mr. tou lluiiim declares that Hie
whole thing o him Is n f.irre, for In
the old countries such ii thing was
neter heard of und the people them,
selves had charge of their own con
duct. As a result there was but little
driinkeniiess for llijuor could be ob
tained ut nil time. t
"What do you think the effect on the
business of the country would be,
should prohibition carry!" wns uskrd.
"I think It would result In stagna
tion of business In u short while, es
pecial I j In the line of tourist travel
which Is so Important here. .1 was
talking, with one of the men lu our
garages a frn dnjs ago who went
through a prohibition era lu I'orllnnd,
Oregon. .Ho was In a garage there
und within n few' months from the
lime prohibition went Into effect near
ly all the men were discharged, there
was no huslmss for them. In a few
months more the ware had run lis
course und tho people came buck to u
license sjslem for the. town wns pruc.
tlrully dead. Tills happened about
seven years agor"
Speaking further on the question,
31 r. ton Hiinim said he, was not u be
Hete? lu prohibition for It would not
prohibit und besides .being hud for the
business community It would be bud
for all the people, especially the Hu-
1 urn not lu tutor of large con
sumption of alcohol," said he, "hut
under Hie prohibition regime every
one could get liquor from f lie const,
Instead of bring able to bny u bottle
or u drink, however, u man would
have to get a ruse. As a result of this
he would probably have a number of
his friends In und there would be n
ge.ueral 'good time.'
,"1 believe lu high license and local
option bat n lit In prohibition. Under
Standing of American Leagut, July 22
Club. W. U Pet.
Philadelphia 53 26
New York 49 .11
Demit 44 3D
tlnstiin ...' 4 34
Chicago 31 47
Cleveland 'St 40
Washington 33 47
St. Units 22 H2
LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 23. The
sensational disclosure was made to
day that the surplus of the Fidelity
Trust Company has been stolen. This
surplus amounts to 91440,000, As
sistant Secretary Hopke has been
.393 Kl TB, ",
Harry V. Lewis I mil oppoted lo
IN ARIZONA ,,r(,l,lu,lon Jrfljf'y-
BISBEE. Arir.. July 23. A severe ST.CLAlR BI DGOOD
cloudburst occurred here today. Two .
persons were drowned and six others l,f nHn K00S ,,rj Iono,ulll
aw reported missing. Much damage ,, M H ,, iro,m, ()fU
was done to buld.ngs and bridges, f , M The,' will i-ol go where
t.1ie,ntrlnnmted lMS be,"B PlaM1 Rt "'"J- nno get cocktail when Hie,
y"""" . . lint II.
T ACtrn ATT ' "' l'm,u 'ro1" "'"', ),,r,,, exper.
LCJq 1 A I ,1 i lence catering to them on the Islands
lXT ti n n ii it Tin '""' 'ro111 "'''' ""'J' UY 'rre when
U1N J Hj JV 1? JtVlJCiO they talk of going there." M. Clair
Illdgood, for nine jears n resident of
CHICAGO. 111.. Julv 23. A resi- Hinvull und now In charge of the Un
dent of tltis city, who lost $10,000 wullan headquarters nt I.os Angcle.
oy oeuuig on J curies in uic nm
ring battle at Reno, has committed
I IN FOREION PORT ?' ,.,,.
4. ... - "I think the present liquor law n
Saturday. July 23, B00ll mlN i io no( )t.e,c (.
Norfolk Satled. July 23, llr. stmr. ,,rurl,tIoll ,u,i.,ct.
Kltebattan. for Honolulu.
.i.. -. i. .h ir. .,., rfn (Continued on Page 8)
away with saloons In any district they
wish," he concluded.
John Jorgcnsui 1
Prohibition. I thiill
"I do not believe In prohibition
think the present lint rnu handle, the
liquor trnfllc lu the Territory satis
factorily." T. K. AVnll of Wall, Mch
ols Co. ' '.
G. A. BROWN
Make your Plans to Vote next TueS'
day. Don't Evade the Issue Vote No.jllrown, Manager ltegnl Shoo Store.
"I bcllcte that If prohibition car
ries Honolulu will be dead. As to
whether It will dually reroter or, not
I enn't s.i). From a business stand. '
point the license (own Is belt In my
estimation and I've trateled for years
ns ii commercial man In both wet and
dry sections. 1 hate seen less drank.
enness In Honolulu than lu any town
of Its slin I bate ever visited, and I
urn familiar with most of the United
Stales. A drunkin mini on the street;
tun- , ,,,( inn,,,,,, BiBm. -"iiruiBp ,w .
Jlrjfit- Miiilitstiil'' ' 1 1i its sssiHyhi-"iTii' rfrtsi'fiitii'r-i iVi " -" jL'