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Lurline January For San Francisco: W'ilhelniina Sierra . . .January From Vancouver: Moana January For Vancouver: Zealandia January ESTABLISHED 1882. NO. 4815. ill BLACKMAIL Sceneof Battle Forces of Law Fight For Hours Against Men Behind Barricades r (Associated LONDON, Jan. 3. One of the most remarkable scenes for years took pla e here today, when the London police, the firemen and the guards men wore called out to capture a hand of anarchists 'accused of mur der. The anarchists barricaded them, selves in a house whore some of their number had been living, and a des SUPERVISORS ID MAYOR ARE ' READY FOR BATTLE TONIGHT OVER POLITICAL APPOINTEES it may take but the turn of a hand to start a decided agitation in war clouds hbvering over the assembly j room in which will meet tonight the members of the new, city and county Hoard of Supervisors. The "solid five," including Mem bers Murray, Kruger, Amana, Ar nold and Uwight, are believed to stand pat fur the appointment of their slate, which includes the city and county physician and a corps of fish, meat and poi inspectors. Dr. Bruce McV. Mackall is the choice of the majority of the board for physician, and it is a pretty weil tetlled fact that Mayor Fern would not endorse the appointment of Dr.1 Raymond for this job at the gift of the city and county. "His Honor," however, also has a little slate. It is whispered around city-hall corridors that should it bo smashed through rough handling by the board members, Fern will arise in ills wrath and some heads of de partments may fall into the waste basket that reposes at Secretary Riv enburgh's desk. "Fern will retaliate," declared one well-posted ofll.ial this morning. "The chief executive of the city and county fully intends to stand by his; former appointees John Wilson, as Honolulu road supervisor, and J. K. Paele, who has charge of road con. struction work in Koolaupoko dis trict. "Both Wilson and Paele are Demo crats. They have boon frequently etunged with incompetency and gross neglect of duty by ex-SuperviBor Quinn, chairman of the old road committee. "Now you tan see where there is a lively prospect of war to the knife, should Messrs. Arnold, Dwiglit, Mur ray, Amana and Kruger decide that both Wilson and Paele were 'weak Bisters' in the administration family and therefore take it upon them selves to separate the road supervis ors from their connection with the county payroll, "Take it from me that Fern may show his displeasure by recommend ing a substitute for the position held by City and County Engineer Gere. Ho may go so far as to recommend another appointee for fire chief to displace Chief Thurston." Those who profess to know Mayor Fern are of the bellpf (hat his frame up of appointments Includes the names of both Gere for the engin eer's office, as well as Thurston for head of the Honolulu fire department. Both are pronounced by Fern as good men. He is known to have pub licly admitted their qualifications for holding office. Fern will have the naming of theiiike.a nickname for a' Texas lyncher city and county engineer, at least , 11 4 1 31 JLH 3:30 EDITION Press Cable.) perate battle ensued with the oppos ing forces. The fire department played streams of water on the house to drown out the inmates, but their attcnipts were unsuccessful. Final ly, the polite set fire to the house and burned it to the ground. The anarchists wore cremated alive, refusing to yield. Six bodies have been recovered from the ruins. seven road supervisors for as many districts in the county of Oahu, and the nomination of a fire chief. In the vote upon these appoint ments it is generally understood that during the session of the new board McClellan can be counted upon to vote with Fern on practically every issue brought before the lawmakers. Low is now listed as an insurgent, and he may throw his influence with' the Fern-McClellan minority. ( The prospect of a fight Is exceed ingly bright. The contest for su premacy may continue over a period of several weeks or months. DRIVER'S PLEA "Not Guilty" was the plea made In Judge Cooper's department of the Cir cuit Court this afternoon by Volney C. Driver to the indictment charging him with assault to murder William McQmiid. Driver was represented in court by Attorneys Atkinson and Humphreys. tne trial or ttie case was set lor tei niary 1 3th, Humphreys stating that the defense would present its ease ill) a day and a half, remarking at the same time that ho didn't think that the prosecution had a case to present at all. A continuance until February 20th ' was asked lor by Atkinson but Judge Cooper declared that he would rath er have the case proceed without the interference of a legal holiday or a Sunday. LANE'S CASE IS The case of Edward C .Lane which was to be argued on a plea in abate ment this afternoon before Judge Coo per was postponed until tomorrow owing to tho illness of Attorney Dou thitt for Lane. I In granting tho continuaie Judge I Cooper stated that he would not al low it except upon the unqualified consent of l.oirin Andrews for the prosecution because he was weary oi the iHistponeiiionta that had been ask ' ed for in the case and that it was un- fair to the court to expect to have I the case drag along from time to i time. ; It must be a.lmli,ted ibat this npw" fangle'd word "hangar", sounds more than a stable for U balloon. Denvej NOT GUILTY ON TOMORROW 3NING - V J 10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY : PLAN TRIED ON CHINESE Secret Service Chief Would Stop Smuggling On Pacific Wilkie to Take Personal Charge of Probe In San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3. Chief Wilkie of the secret service is de termined" to break up the smuggling of opium and Chinese across the Pa cific, and to this end he will personal ly take charge of the investigations now in progress. Special Inspector Harry Edsell, commissioned to probe the immigration service at San Fran cisco, has sent a preliminary report to Washington, and Chief Wilkie is expected here soon to go into the matter. The finding of Chinese hidden on the Pacific liners Manchuria and Cliiyo Maru, and the still more re cent discovery of contraband opium on the Asia, has stirred the immigra tion and customs authorities here deeply. It is understood that Inspector Ed sell has forwarded to Washington a plan to break up the smuggling of Chinese. S. P. LIMITED IS HELD UP BY (Associated Press Cable.) OGDIiN, Utah, Jan. 3. The South ern Pacific Overland Limited was held up near here last night by two men. The entire train was halted while the robbers went through it, forcing the passengers to give up watchers, jewelry and money. A fight broke out when a colored porter resisted the bandits, and in the exchange of Bhots the porter was killed and another man wounded. The paFcsengers were robbed of about $1, 200, after whi h the robbers made good their escape. REVOLUTIONISTS ( Associated Press Cable.) PUERTO BARRIOS, Honduras, Jan. 3. The revolutionary gunboat Hor net, which constitutes the naval force of General Bouilhi's revolutionary wing, today made an attack on Trux illa, Honduras, which was successful, the gunboat forcing a surrender. Tho adjacent bay and islands are also under the domination of the revolu tionists. STEEL TRUST IS MINUS COREY (Associated Press Cable,.) NEW YORK, Jan. 3. William E. Corey, president of the United States Steel Company and one of the domi nant factors in the "steel trust," to day resigned the presidency. The move has been heralded for some lime ' , Corey .'came into ' prominence In 1907 by his maniage to Mis Mabelle GUman, an actress. She was his sec ond wife. " SPAIN EXPECTING INTERNAL TROUBLE (Special Bulletin Cable.) MADRID, Spain, Jan. 3. On ac count of the unsettled state of affairs and the constant murmurings of the people, the throne has ordered the garrison ut Valencia to be prepared to serve on a moment's notice. '2185 'ill(orIal room 2256 business office, , These, lire the tele phone iuiinlicrs of the II n 1 1 e ( I n. ROBBERS ARE INNING Is the Character-Builder of Successful Merchants OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, JANUARY k 1 JGHNE,WliKlM 31 COINS WORD TO URGEHIS IDEA Gen. Edwards Urges "Filipini zation" of Philippines in Annual Report. ( Associated Press Cable.) WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 27. "The Philippines for the Filipinos,' is again emphasized in the report of Brisr.-Gen. Clarenee n l.Mwa.vU ,.hi0p of the Bureau of Insular AlTaii , ! the Secretary of War. which has just been made public. . The gradual "lili- , Utilization" (if tllO f v 1 nrvln 11 strongly recommended. The report says in part: "The Chief of the Bureau accom panied the Secretary of War on his recent trip to the Philippine Islands and was with him during his visits to most of the important islands, and during his careful inspection and study of many of the problems involv ed in the insular administration. From this inspection and study much im portant information was directly ob tained, tho results of which have been fully .-'t forth in the special report of the Secretary of War to the President and are therefore not touched upon in this reKrt. It is believed proper, however to direct attention here to the efforts of all the higher officers of the Philip pine government, both of their own accord anil in conformity with the ex pressed views of this bureau under di rection of the' Secretary of War, look ing to thn gradual filiplnlzatlon of the insular civil service. It nmy bo re garded now as an understood rule that wherever hu American for any reason quits the service' he is to be relieved so far as is possible with due regard to efficiency by a Filipino at an equivalent salary so far as tho duty itself is concerned, but adjusted to meet the different conditions of living and the difference made neces sary on tho part of the American em ployee by service abroad and the long distances necessarily traveled in reaching and returning from his post of duty. "This visit in company with the Secretary of War, as well as similar visits by tho Chief of the Bureau In the past, has served again to empha size In his lulnd the desirability of such visits by those who have to deal directly vvilh the administration of Philippine affairs or fixing of a Phi lippine policy, and leads him to sug gest the importance of visits by at east subcommittees of the legislative committees of the Senate and House j of Representatives whenever such vis- Its are practicable. The Information gained and the Insight secured from direct contact would it is thought, far more than repay in the time sav ed in the deliberations of the commit tees and In debate on the floor the cost of such visits as well as tend to assure the best legislative results for the Filipinos. Ef"-t o" F-ef Trade. "The effect of free trade on exports was shown In higher prices for sugar k in. and greatlv Increased production of by enter steward Scott wnq is going cigars to meet the . demands of the , "'it as a pnsseivgorjin the vessel, . newlv opened American market. Tho price .of sugar increased ,fiwn an ny,Tf''B,.atili book of all aorta, lodgers, erase of 1 cents per iomirin"T!ofl etc, manufactured by the Bulletin, Continued on fe i Pwhllehlns; Comes ny, Bulletin 3, 1911. 10 PAGES. FILIPINOS There is a possibility that the Ha waiian Planters' Association, with the cooperation of the Territorial Hoard of Health, will take steps to ward the deportation of at least 30 per cent, of the Filipinos that arriv ed here by the Pacific Mall liner Mongolia. In reply to a cable sent to head quarters of the United States Marine Hospital and Quarantine Service at Washington, Dr. Ramus, in charge of the local office, received a cable this morning which read: "Ramus, Honolulu: "Status Filipinos entirely under immigration authorities. The tone of the cable would indi 'oate that the quarantine authorities are not in a position to do anything along the line of deporting the sick, diseased and incapacitated among the recent arrivals of Filipinos. ROOSEVELT LIBEL SUIT NOW (Special Bulletin Cable.) WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 3. The famous libel suit brought on be half of ex President Roosevelt against the New York World, for alleged li- '"-''""a utterances concerning the Pa- nania Canal, was finally brought U an end today by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Supreme Court surtains the quashing of the indictment by the New York Federal Court. The suit was brought against the Pres3 Publishing Company, pub. Usher of the New York World, which was charged with having printed ar ticles defaming Uooseelt, President Taft, his brother, Charles P. Taft, and others, in connection with the Panama Canal negotiations. The government appealed from the deci sion of the Federal Court, which quashed the indictment Asso late Justices Lamar and Van- devanter were seated today, and sev eral Important decisions were handed down. The Oklahoma State bank guarantee law was declared constitu tional. The Alabama labor contract law was held unconstitutional, while tho Mcluerney act was declared con stitutional. Another important series of deci sions was mado today by the Inter state Commerce Commission, which announced a number of reductions in existing freight rates. EVANS FITS OUT Chief Steward Albert Evans of the Pacific Mail liner Asia will leave that vessel upon arrival In Hongkong and take over the sister ship, the Persia, and fit her out for service again In the trans-Pacific trade. Evans has been a chief steward for nearly twenty years going to all parts of the world, but for the past twelve veni s bel" ln 'he transit service the Panama trade and trans-l'aclflc service continuously. He has fitted out, several ships go ing Into commission and his task on the Persia is along the same lines, after which, It Is understood, he goes to one of the big Pacific Mail- steam ers as chief. The Persia will sail from Hongkong early In March and Is due to arrive in Honolulu on March 24 en route to San Francisco. Evans will be succeeded on the Asia DEPORTATION PLANNED QUASHED STEAMER PERSIA 0F Opium Blackmail Now Charged Breckons Begins Investigation That Involves Name of 1 Well-Known Citizen An investigation 'hat is expected to produce sensational developments and Involving a man well known in the Territory, has been instituted by United States District Attorney Brec kons as the result of statements made by a Chinese storekeeper who has fallen under the suspicion of the United States authorities in connec tion with tiie Importation of contra band opium. Particular interest attaches to the case because of the fact that the man accused by the Chinese of attempt ing to make him purchase protection from an opium raid is well known in official circles. United States District Attorney Breckons stated this morning that ac cording to' the allegation of the Ch! nese, the man came to him several weeks ago and declared that he was COURT RECORDS SHOW TWO HUNDRED AND DIVORCES Two hundred and eighteen di vorces were granted by Circuit Judge Robinson during the year lflO, the ru i( iKi!ity figuring in the greatest number being 200 Japanese. Ha wailans were the next in numbers, 126 figuring in the divorce actions. Americans were 33: Chinese, 24; Portuguese, 21; Porto Ricans, 12; others (Koreans, Germans, Spanish), 20; making the total number of peo ple involved in the cases 436. Sixteen divorce cases were dismiss, ed, nine discontinued and two stricken. Three applications for sep aration were granted and one dis missed. Other matter.- disposed of by Judge Robinson during the course of the year were as follows: PROBATIC. Letters of administration granted, Breckons Declares That He Wants to Hurry Case to Jury. The nuef,,loiis involved in the pro cedure to bo adopted ln the United States District Court In the Fort street condemnation case were before Unit ed States Judge Robertson this morn ing. l.orrln Andrews was present ln be half of the Cummins estate, a demurr er having been entered by the Cum mins estate to the complaint of con demnation filed by United States At torney Breckons, the demurrer being pased upon Jurisdiction grounds. j Breckons stated that It was his In tention to have the Federal site clear ed as soon as possible, adding that the form of the papers of condemna-' tion were approved by the Attorney General of the United States. The United States Attorney stated that he was anxious to do anyhing that, will expedite matters. Judge Robertson remarked that he thought all respondents In the case should make appearance In court before one demurrer was considered. I The Cummins estate demurrer will be taken up January lcth. Wf?klj Bulletin fl per year. I CONDEMNATION BEFORE COURT The beginner at advertising should seek a proper introduction to the right people the home people. Try the BULLETIN for a starter. PRICE 5 CENTS. armed with authority from United ' Slates Marshal Hendry to conduct opium investigations and seizures and that unless the Chinese paid him $1000 at once his premises would be raided .... It seems that the Chinese in,-file case had reason to consider the offer of immunity for he thought $1000 was too much and finally a figure of $300 was reached when upon rellectiou the Chinese decided U.tt the best course, to pursue would be to report the caHe ; to the United 'states District Attor ney. This was done and as a result Brec kons had a number of subHeiiiui is' sued and there will be no delay solv ing the mystery which if proven to be ,. ns alleged by the Chinese meamjMio indictment and prosecution "" oi Vno man whri'rms resorted to blackmail of opium smugglers. GRANTED IN YEAR 41; petitions for letters wlthdraVn, 2; discontinued, 1. : Letters of guardianship granted, 27; petitions dismissed, 3; guardians, resigned, 2. ; ! Wills admitted to probate, 33; pa tit ion refused. 1. 4 f Annual accounts Administrators;, 8; executors', 2; trustees', 22; guard- ; ians', 36. j ' Final uc,:ounts Administrators', 45; special administrators', 2; admin istratrix', 7; executors', 16; execu-. trix', 6; trustees', 4; guardians', 2. Adoptions, 7; petition for adoption dismissed, 1; executor removed, 1; mandamus, 3; habeas corpus, 11; guardian's petition for increase of al lowance, 1. ' " i Sales of real estate Administra tors', 4; administratrix', 2; execu tor's, 1; guardians', 6. ;: BACK NEXT YEAll And With a Real Menagerie,' Says Advance Agent Be fore Leaving. "We'll be back In Honolulu ne)ft year with a real menagerie," said H. W. Dc Leon, advance agmt for the circus, today. Do Leon Is going to the Coast tomorrow on t.c. Wilhel mina. The circus is now playing la: Hilo, and Do Leon says it Is doing ' a big business. "We have more than made gobil ; financially in the Islands," says Da Leon, "and Hilo would have pulled us out If we had been in the hole in Honolulu. !! "We will eell most of the circus paraphernalia, but we will store, the big tent, for next year the show coming back to these Islands,-- and then we will have a lot of anlmils. We could not handle the menagerie this year on account of steamship and quarantine regulations, buf next; time there will be a bunch of animals ' that will make the people open their ypj." ' , EIGHTEEN CIRCUS COMING jarBUl-CeTlN ACS PAY-j. , 3 J r "7 't'-'i: iVt-' i"'v:"