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Manchuria December l!l
For San Francisco:
l.nrllnu , .December 20
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Maiiul.a Jntumry 20
Merchants who talk about hmet
goods In an honest, interesting war,
in the advertising columns of the
BULLETIN, seldom have slack times.
Xmas ads create Xmas wants that Xmas stocks can fill
ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4801.
12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, DECEM3ER 10, 1010. 12 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
JAPAN TO INCREASE NAVY
INOT GUILTY!" IS WM. M'QU AID'S PLEA
Cathcart's Refusal To Prosecute
Malfeasance, Declares Attorney-General
If Clly mid County Attorney Calif
mil pcibiHtH In IiIh rcriiH.il In np;.ir
In the Torrltoilal Circuit CoiiiIb bo
causu of wlint Itu believes In an tin
'warranted usurpation of his nutliorlfy
by tlio 'Attorney General, lio can liu
Impeached fur malfeasance In olllco, In
question of comparative niillimlty of
tho Attorney (lciicr.il nnil City nml
Comity Attorney was ilcult with fin
ally In tlio- decision of lliu Siipicmu
Court on the original county net
which was held to ho In opposition to
tho piovlslons of tho Organic Act,
holding lint tho Clt nml County At
tlio opinion expressed thin morning! torney. althniiKh an elected oinccr
by Attorney (leueral Lludsu). I wan, upon his election, n deputy of
l.lnilbiiy Hinted that ho did not tlio Attorney Henoral and by Impllcv
lion KtviiiK mo latter omciai larger
think tho Hltuutlon would reach such
n critical situation ami oxpiesscd the
liopo lh.it it could ho adjusted with'
out friction. Ho ntnted that ho hid
pnw ei h.
Thcro tecum llttlu doubt that this
conclusion will bo vlgoiously contest
cicat respect for Callicart's abllltyie.l by Iho Clly and County Attor-
nnd work us a prosecuting officer, ndd-' ncy'u onirp. First Deputy City mid
Ins that he fully believed thut Cuth-. County Attorney Mllvcrton asserted
cart's lictlou In tho I.11110 case has this morning Hint tho department
laen illcluted by nothing but the City would ail here to Its original stand and
nml County Attorney's connection of1 that no further prosecutloits would ha
his duly In accordance with his con-J Instituted In tho Clicull Court
elusion on tho Inn Involved In the
In 'support of Ills position In refus
ing to take ocr tho prosecution In
tho Circuit Court for violation of tlio
Territorial stntli(es, Attorney fleneral
Lindsay cxpi esses the hope of n
pcace.iblo adjustment but nt the
same time declines (he uniiunllflod
opinion Hint Cathcart would ho Im
peached If ho Insists In giving tho
Attorney Ocncral tho oppnttunlty of
Lindsay staled this morning that tho prosecuting all criminal cases,
I COUNTY IS
EPIDEMIC OF DIPHTHERIA:
(Fppcl.il II 11 1 lot In CirieHiNiniUnw.)
WAII.UKU. Maul, Dec. 15. Maul
county Is now fighting Iho dlphlherl 1
epldeiulc In coiijuncllon with tho Ter
rlloilnl henllh authorities. Siiervl
hor W. I'. I'oguu h.is been empower
ed by tho Hoard to coopeyalei wllh
Iho Hoard of He.illh ofllcers now on
tho Island combating tho disease.
All tho diphtheria patients In Ma
kawao and Kula liavo been moved In
to tho new Baldwin Momorlal Homo
and uru being guarded by ofllcers em
plojed by lhoMnul Hoard of Stier
visors. Kherlff Clotnont Crow ell sent
In his report to tho Hoard thin morn
ing stating thut up In yesterday
there wcro 00 patients In tho Baldwin
.Memorial Homo under guaid nml all
under tho medical cmo ami supcrvl
ilou of Dr. W, V McConkoy and lh"
llo.nd of Henllh olllclals fioin llono
lulu, and that there weru 30 moio
patients leady to ho moved Into tho
Homo. Two moro now rases huvo ilo-
oldiicil In thu Wnlluku district, 0110
a baby two jeara old at tho homo of
Knhulokulu, mid Iho other tho live
year-old son of Mr. and Mm. Oeorgo
Weight of Wnlluku. Hotli places huvo
During thn meeting of tho Hoard of
Supervisors this morning, tho follow
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AGAINST MAYORALTY SIGNATURE
TO PURE FOOD ORDINANCE
DARING BIRD-MAN WILL FLY HERE
it it it it it it it it It it it it it it it it it
BALDWIN IS ONE OF TRIO COMING
kmv -Oku HK '
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njsm.-u.. 2Mm .MUMjM
n- 1 VJV1.NU . . ., , . 'w'Xmt. j -!
Japan's Prime Minister An
nounces Huge Appropria
tions Of Future
inllitnr program for the future pro.
I vldcs for tho expenditure of eighty-
I It 11 !!' tin CnU-.)
Japan proprlatlons for a number of ad
tlonnl luttletdilps of the latest t:
and heaviest armor.
It u'nu fitrthn tiftnntitipn.l lltnf I
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mil minion jeii in 111c ncxi six
)e.irs for the devplopmeut of
""y- 1 of railways hy tho Kovcrnmcnt.
1 Ills imporliml uniioiiiiceinciit wn nnnouiitcment of tho govcrnmcntl
mane hern today l,y Mnrquls T. Kat- program Is expected to augur cltherl
turn, rrlmo .Minister of the empire, further luxation of tho people or
The vast sum of money Includes np- negotiation of a foreign loan.
'iiiiiiigci now punning memoes
tin" two million )cn for tho development
SECRETARY OF NAVY NOT ALARMED
DIRECT VOTE ' OF THREE-AVIATORS. M'QUAID DRIVER
PEOPLE IS1 FOR HONOLULU!1 CASE UP IN
f AkxihIuImI I'mss Cable
WASIIINtnON, I). C, Dec. 10.
A suh-uimiulttco of thu Senate Juill
d.irj inminllteo today reported fa
vorably n bill providing for tho olec
tlr-11 of Hnlted States SenatorB by di
re t vote of thn people, a feature of
dlreit piim.iry laws nuw in forto in
QUITS POST IN ANGER
(KimiIiiI II 11 11 1-till Table.)
HAVANA Cubn, Doc. IB, Cluiieral
(iierra has resigned as conmianilor
liuchlof of Iho Cuban army, ns a re
sult. It Is leportcd, of his luhnrmn
plus relations with President Gomez.
That there will bo three aviators
III Honolulu before tho II mt of tho
.ve.ir, prepared for flight, lohte.nl of
one. Is practically assured hy tho ca
blo received by Jnck Scully jester
da afternoon that Mars, llaldwlii
and S hnlvcr nro coming.
Instead of nights at Moiuialiu bo.
lug' glvun Clirlntiius Day, tho day
piitciliiig und tho day lolowlug, It
lias been decided to havu llighls for
three dajs Jiut onu week later,
Theiu was Loiislderablo tuutro.
vcruy by thu murchutits of tho city
on having llighls huia thu day be
Willi Jin MiQunld entered n plea of
not guilty to Indictment 011 'i charge
of iissniilt to miinler in tho Circuit
Court this afternoon, tho charge be
ing tho icsiill of his shooting affray
wllh Votncy Driver at l'ort nml Hotel
st 1 cits.
Deputy City und County Attorney
.Mllveilon appeared In court and again
stated dial Mr, Calhcart would nil-
hero In his original fctiind and tnko
no hand In Iho prosecution of cases.
the Capitol hy Insulng u statement!
today denouncing tho suppression,
tho report of Secretary Dickinson
tin; War D-partincnt, whkh Is bo?
I leved to contain startling fa ts c
cernlng tho "unpreparedness" of
United States In case of war.
Mcljichlnn contends thut tho'
port should ho given publicity, an
that the people should ho given I
understand the status of uffnirg. Poll
lowing the statement of MaJ.-C
Wood before the committee on mill-
CHrnt Ini nulletlii Cal.lr.)
WASIIINtJTON, D. C. Dec. 1C
Secretary (Jcorgo von I.. Mejor of
tho navy today declared. In a state
incut before the naval affalis cuni
mlttee, that he dres not cxpeit tlio
United Slatex to bo Involved In war
during Ills lifetime. This statement
is In answer to the alarmist agitators
who foresee conflict within n short
time. However, tho navy secretary
Is a strong believer In cnrrlng nut
tho devclopn ent of the navy he has
outlined in his annual report.
Congressman James Mcl-nchlun ofitary affairs jeeterclay, tho California
California further stirred up tlio Congressman Is giving tho report
ularmlst contingent In Congress nnd good deal of notoriety.
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fore Christinas, when thoy look for, Aiiornoy iioiierni i.iuusay iiiau siaieci
lllilt IIU ni.lllll IlinillllM mnriiaiii,t
declaring that he, did not think lit
A galaxy id legal talent lopioscnt
.lug fish and fruit dealers of the city"
piiscnled a formidable front against
tho passage of an ordinance now. ho
foro tho City and County Hoard of
Hupei visors culling for Iho protection
of llsh and food stuffs by Iho aid of
Attorneys 12. A. Douthltt, A. I C.
Atkinson and I.orrlu Andrews (lied 11
toiles of biondslclos Into tho propo.
t'd measiiiu that Is now up for slg
naluiu or vet, by Miivor Joseph J.
1'ein Tho piotest was (lied ut n
bpeclal meeting of tho Homil held ut
Douthltt lepiescnted fnity-elght
dealers In fish nnd meals. Ho claim
ed that tho ordinance falheied by Sit
pervlKor Dim Iigan und diawn up
wllh the assistance of tit) and Coun
ty Physician Hruco V. Mackall and
tho City Attorney's olllco contained
miin objectionable features. Its pas
sago and once made a law would work
a great haidshlp on many "poor Hit
wallans." It was predicted that the
ordinance spells a raise In tho pi Ice
of rood stuffs, means Iho contamina
tion of fish and other nitlclos oximh
ed for sulo under coppor who sciccns,
STILL AGAINST LORDS
(A8cclntecl PnM Cable.)
LONDON, Dec, lfi. Hvery hour
makes It moru certain that thu nntl
I.ords fences, or tho (iovornment
iiuty, will huvo a big majority In
tho next House of Commons, Tho
(iovcrnment now claims 377 scats as
against 20 I for tho Unionists,
and would Inconvenience tho piuchiis
lug public In making a selection of
foods at tlio city markets. Douthltt
claimed that a sixteen incsli screen
would fall to sctve n useful pmtipso
ns Its flneuess would lesult In thu
hereon being removed whenever 111'
Kpectlou of 111 tlclcs for sale piovod
necessuiy, Ihetcfore letting In all
niannor of tiles und other Insects. The
screen Is alleged would pi event a free
cliculullou or ulr, which was claimed
to essential to the maintaining of fish
In first class condition. Karly de
composition of llsh was predicted
would follow tho enforcement of tho
piovlstnns of the II y screen ordinance.
The attorney for tho llsh dealers
claimed that all sanitary precautions
were exeiclsed bV his clients, and
that they emplo fans and plenty of
fiesh wnlor In tho work.
Douthltt ns well as Atkinson, ridi
culed many provisions Incorporated In
the bill that calls for tho piotecton
of fiulls such ns mangoes. "Why not
compel every piopeity owner to
screen In his tiees ns well," was onu
nuery put to tho members of tho
Iloaid present at tho meeting,
FOR TARIFF REVISION
( Associated PreiM Cable.)
WASHINGTON, I). C. Dec. lfi.
Tho Democratic progrluu for tho iul
tint Ion of tariff legislation will ho
begun In the House, on January 1G,
nccordfng to an auiioiiiuemciit hero
toduy of 11 DemoLtutlc Hutiso caucus.
thu largest day's buying of tho tea
son, and on ituoiuil of this feeling
It has been decided to huvo tho avia
tion meet one week luter for three
Tho Idea of coming tu Honolulu
evidently appeals to tho bird-men,
for nuw, iusleud of Mars loin lug
iiluuu, thuro nro two others hooked
with him, and they will all urrlvo on
thu Sierra, December 30.
Plans nro being matured to havo
iino man tu go llllo for New Year's
lllghlB thero, und tho other two men
will remain In Honolulu fur 11 three
first that thu nltltudo assumed by
Calhcart was a serious ono hut upon
.Mllvcrtnu's statement decided lo take
over tho cilinlnnl piosccutlons for thu
tlmit being nt least,
Tho statement was In connection
with thu Mc()unld case,
SI2ATT1.I2, Wash,, Dec. IB, UtcmI
observatories today recordej aji
earthquake shock which Is presumed
to have taken place about l.'UO miles
out hi the Paclir ' Ocean.
STORM ON ATLANTIC
BUT NO LIVES LOST
(AKMiclatrit l'rcKK Cable.)
HOSTO.V Mass., Dec. If.. A so.
voro storm has bocn sweeping tho
New Hiigland coast, but though a
number of vvrciks nro rcKiited, theie
have been no roports of lives lost.
FLOODS IN ENGLAND
AsHotlalcd I'reHH Cable )
LONDON, Dee. 16. Dlsantrous
HoodB, resulting from long-continued
rainfalls, nre rc)rted In many parts
Two witnesses for tho defctiso In
the case of James Hvuns, charged
with a criminal attack upon 11 girl
were committed for Investigation hy
tho gland Jury lu Judge Coopor'A de
partment of thn Circuit Coutt today.
The two witnesses whoso testi
mony htiB placed them In a serious
plight nro Henry Knlaliihl and
rrniuis Ah Toon.
Iloth moil testified on the stand nt
circumstances Involving tho charac
ter of tho girl, hut upon cross-oxam-lnntlnn
b) Deputy City and County
Attorney Hrown theli statements ho
came sotniitiadlotory that tho com
mitment for perjuiy followed.
FEDERAL BERTH FOR
NEW YORK LAWYER
WASIHNOTON, 1). C Doc. 1C
Chandler P. Andorson of Now York
was today appointed counsellor lu
thn State Department.
RECONSTRUCTION OF WATER-
SYSTEM IS PLANNED;
FIRE PROTECTION NEEDED
An cntlro reconstruction of tho log will extend tn residences ns
present water-main system and thu us to business houses. ' v
ln lug of pipes that will stiind high It Is no secret among Inburancoj
pressure, Is u plan thut , will bo man, public officials and contractors
brought before the next Legislature, nnd builders that the present system
It has already boon discussed from of water mains Is In almost n useless.
tho standpoint of lustirunco by Mur- condition for flre-flghllng, according.
ston Campbell, Superintendent of-to those lu a position to know, In-
Public Works, unci A. It, Ourrey, sec- eluding Mr. Gurrey. It lu stated 'i
retary of tho hoard of fire under
Mr (lurroy declared this morning
that If tho now s)stem of high
pressure tnnliis Is Installed, the board
will ro-rale the cntlro town, A re
rut Ins, ho prophesies, will mean a
reduction In the fire rates at present
effective, and he believes this re-rat-
that many of tho pipes would burst;
ut a great deal loss than ordinary :
prc-ssuro In fighting fire, 'and few If 1
any would stand tho clghty.pound ,
high pressure. Superintendent Camp
bell knows It and bus expressed him
self In favor of a reconstruction of'l
tho s)stem. Ho una a plan on foot
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Postmaster Pratt Is Inking a vaca
tion 011 Hawaii. Ho Is expected back
That tho nnvvl) drafted building
ordliiauco for tho City and County of
Honolulu will bo passed hy the pres
ent Hoard of Supervisors is oxtremo
BECAUSE OF RULINGS BY
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
The Republican tnavoralty election effect that would uccompany tile rul
coutest Is no more. It was dlscou- lug of the Supreme Court that a po
tlnueil lu tho Territorial Supreme tltloner could withdraw from tho
Court this morning, and thero Is contest, leaving less than tlio re
new untiling left, petitions, amended quired number of signers to tho com
petitions or any other sort of legal test petition and depriving tlio Su- .
document, pending beforo tho courts preme Court of Jurisdiction.
In connection with the case. The ruling of the Supremo Court
The motion of dls ontlnuanco was also prevented the uttornejs for the
made shortly utter court convened Hopublteuus from going behind tho
hy Attorney Curry, the Junior coun- statements of tho two petitioners pit
sel In the case, who sfutcd that In Iho stand In nn effort to show that
vlow of tho ruling of the court the tliey were coerced" nnd threatened
attorneys for tho petitioner, John with tho loss of thnlr positions It
Lane, had decided to nlininlnn tlio they did nut declare thomselvos
prosecution of the case. 1 having been misled In sJcnlnc I
The dclslyn of the Republicans tot original petition and wero desirous
file a discontinuance in tno contest of withdrawing from tho case.
was reached yesterday nfternoon nft' AUorney (leorge Davis" stated
That the mailer will be one of or a consultation upon tho general
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