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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H, FRIDAY APR. 26, 1912.
OFFICIAL STORY GREAT DISASTER OF THE 1 7 T4. I.-. tf 4. ' SENATORS QUERY (Continued from Pag 1) Iholr lessor mules on ilio bridge deck Hn stuck religiously to f.'utR told with (,ut ostentation u n though of rubbing up his otMl log, lion lie had Bpjcded the Cnrpnthln to th rescue of Die drifting, Icp-bomul bonis Hut whether the captain of the Cnr pnthln, thu head of the White Star line iiinl principal owner of the torn rtnil foundered 1 Itanlc or other wit Hisses were being epicsiloned, luxury, luMirv the Klamoiir of spending, en Joying, dominated the Hcene The "wake of the Titanic" wns held lu surroundings which Insistently call od to mind the dead millionaire who una one of that gny cnmpnnv dimmed to lante the bitterness of death, Bwift upon the service of the last million aires banquet In the fastidiously fnsh lone el saloon of the big boat built for oblation to Mammon After, as be fore wealth, wealth beut upon the cymbals for the dirge. I erl.upa the greatest shock of th Kossluu came when the Tltnnlc's prln dpal owner, ? Pruee Ismay, oiillrm esl the worst calculations of the speed n( which the mat ship was rushed to iiiln "Twent one knots 2t miles mi hour' said the chief official of tlio urenl International Mercantile Marino ilasplug Ills iiunds together, looKlng down at the table In front of him nvoidlng the searching eyes of ill In the room lsmnv had made desperate efforts to nvold the pitiless reportcis who had dogged his doors down at I lie Cunurcl pier and his steps wherever he veil tured on the wn to the Waldorf Ho vvus'sworn and gave his evldenre with apparent frunkness and the desire to let the whole truth he known at what er personal tost Hut he was tier otis and ptttfiillv agitated appar ently a nervous wreck He did show a certain amount of as Riirnnco and aiu.er at one point, an I then he spoke rlearly and with hea I and hand punctuating what he said That was when he was rebutting the charge that the ship was pushed i nder the last pound of steam "to make a record' a record of havoc and horror He said that was unjust and u 111 rue "No one cer rnnn a new ship at full speed until the) know ovorj part Is working smoothly " Margin for Safet". The ship's full speed was "S rcvolu tlons per minute and they made but 72 as the) were scudding through tlio Ice-pack, frisking with the great bergs which he admitted had been alread) reporteil ahead The concession of six revolutions to Fafcty made a pronounced Impression The unlet luiltal gasped as the tried to figure for themselves whit this pow erful piston meant when pitching the lalnlid plates of the populous palace ugalnst the proilpltous pillar of Ice The head of the White Star I.lno Istrlckru of Its stupendous star among stars of the sea) was not eag i r to repel suggestion and stated the i barge that he sought his own safety and abandoned tlio ship on the very first alarm Hut, when the question wdrt put to him h Senator Smith (who, with Senator Ne .viands, was the only member of the upper bouse of Congioss present when he was giving his testimony I he cleared himself by a hrlif and preciso brace of answers. Hour and Quarter on Wreck. ' He was nil the ship for an hour and tr, minutes after the mortal wound was Indicted upon the starboard sldo of the liner and he did not board the lifeboat until all the women then on that dick were provided with seats :iud the oillcer In charge was about to Klvo the order to lower away A pregnant point in Captain Host roll's testimony wns when ho was tell Ing of the approacli to thu spot on the waters where the 1 Itanlc. had signaled for aid They saw lights and with glad heart took tlieso to be from the brilliant sides of the liner then being pounded by the llaltenlng, furious lorce of the weight of tlio welling w a es letberg Like Specter. And then they saw it was an Ice hog nttendnnt specter of tlio spirit of tlio tica supremacy over inan'8 bra vest hand work in the building of ships. They veered off a point, avoid eel It mid arrived at their goal as fust as feasible; too late to stand by tlio Inst liner, but In welcome time to snvo those who had gained places in tlio far too few lifeboats. Only a boatswain and one solitary seaman wero lu the first boat picked up Captain Hostron created a seusn tlm lu the crowded room when he told how It wns merely by tho most mlrac ulouu accident that signal of distress was caught by the Carpathla that hul for a fluke of chance not a soul would survive lo tell tho talo of the Tl 1 mile's terrible end Fortune Favored Survivors. The wireless operator happened to go to his olllco by accident he was off dutv and no, one was at the Key. Kind fortune favored the survivors at both ends of the wireless Hash. Tho Tllnulc'H apparatus broke down and was Just repaired In time to cry through the cloud for aid And provl donco'u pity, sympathizing with sor row on the seas, led the opeintor of tho Carpathla by tlio hand and took Jilni to his key Just ut thu very mo ment of need Tho details of tho story were drawn out by Senator William Alden Smith, chairman of tho special sub commit' tee churged with the examination of witnesses, and Senator NovvlandB, tho other Senator, who ramo lo New York to conduct tlio Inquiry Ismay wns accompanied by I. A S 1'rt.nklln, vice president, anil Umerson ISMAY ON STAND L' Parvin secrotarv of the Interna tlon.il Meicantlle Marine Hesldes the committee Heprcsentntive Hughes of west Virginia, whose daughter, .Mrs Luclen P Smith was saved and whoso' sou In law wns lost, was present. An ' other spectator was Truman II New berry, former Assistant Sccretnry -of the Nn. Ismay Visibly Nervous. Adjusting his cuffs, lsmnv was vis Ibly nervous when he took the stand Ho gao his age as 10 years In re- sponse to n few formal questions he I bald he sailed ns a voluntnry pnsscn- J ger on the Titanic j Senator Smith began to ask the wit- ness to detail his experience on the Tltnnlc lsmnv interrupted but Sen-1 utor Smith continued Then Ismny said ho desired to express his sincere grief nt the disaster and to welcome the fullest Inipilrj "Kindly tell the committee nil the circumstances surrounding your o age." said Senator Smith "Tell us as succlnctl) ns possible, beginning with vour boarding the vessel nt Liverpool, your place on the shit) and as many circumstances ns possible to help this committee" "First, I wish to snv that 1 court the lullest Inqulrv " snld Ismny This' awful catastrophe, I must say at the outset, I gicatly deplore We have nothing to concent, nothing to hide Trial and First Trip. Tho bont left Ilelfnst, I think, on the 1st of April She underwent her trials safely anil arrived nt Soiithanip ton Wednesday, April 3, I think We S" "ru"T,l' '": iiiiiiiiiuiiiiiuii u i iii u v iwi r iiiiuii i iiuci evening the Tltnnlc reached Cher- bourg, bnvlng run nt about CS rcvolu-L Uoni1i r nrri.n.i .., n,..,n,.ai.,u ,. Ti.. day noon Tltnnlc wns then runii ib '''arnalhla since last January, hut that I uny noon utnnic was men running ,,. tweniv seven ut 70 revolutions 1 he first day. I, '"" upc 'n'"n" lwt" cv"' Ihlnk. we made about 4C. miles Tlnta I next dav we Increased the speed to 72 revelations and I think we made Mil miles The next dav we Increased to 71 revolutions and ran ubout M6 miles Crath While Sleeping. The accident took place on Sunday, night. The exact time I do not know,, "I think 120 first class, fiO second because I was asleep. The ship satik.i class and about M third clas passen 1 am told, at 2 30. gcrs" "I understand jou have been told' "Tell tho commltteo all that happen. the Titanic was running at full speed , It never had run at full snecd I "She was built to go SO revolutions ...! 1...1 . .. . iiiui iiuii ueier ueeu Hpeeueu up lo iiuu tun-, lktui ne-utuc-i vi i& ., , that Wo never had all her boilers o'clock Mondnv morning I was inform, working It was our Intention to ed of tho urgent distress signal from speed the boat up to her full quotu on 'the Titanic." Tuesday, but the catastrophe came to "H whom?" prevent It" Received Wlrelet. Call. Although he camo on a "voluntaryl "Tho wireless operator and first ofll trip" Ismay said Ills purpose was to cer The message was Hint the Titan, see how the ship worked and In what Ic was in immediate danger. I gave manner she could be Improved upon tho order to turn the tho ship around A representative of the builder, Mr. as soon as the Titatilc had given her Andrew, was on hoard, Ismay said I position I set n course to pick up tho "Did he survive'" asked Smith 'Tltnnlc, which wns firty-elght mllei "Unfortunntel), no" .west of my position. I sent for the Time Set for Docklnn. I chief engineer, told him to put on nn- Ismny snld It was nrrnnged between other watch of stokers and make nil him and Captain Smith of the Titanic1 speed for the Titanic. 1 told the first not to arrive at New York lightship oillcer to stop nil deck work, get out before fi o'clock a in Wednesda the lifeboats and be ready for any There would have been no advuntago cmcrgencj." In arriving earlier," ho added I Arriving on the sceno of the ncch "Was there any attempt to lower, dent. Captain Hostron testified he saw the boats of the Carpathla to take cm in iceberg straight ahead of him, and passengers after you went aboard It'" stopping ut 4 a m, ton minutes later asked Senator Smith. he picked up thu first lifeboat. The of "There were no passengers to tako fleer sang out ho hnd only one seaman on' said Ismay Ion board and was having difllculty in "In your lifeboat what course did! manning his boat. ou take?" the Senator asked "Ilv the time I got tho boat aboard "We saw a light and headed for It.", clay was breaking," said the caotaln. hald Ismay. i How long wero you In this life-' the other lifeboats. On all sides of us boat'" jwcro Icebergs; some twenty wero 1.10 "About four hours." to 200 feet high and numerous small How many lifeboats wero on tho Tl- Icebergs or 'growlers.' Wreckage was lanlc?" strewn about us. At 8:30 all the Tl- "Twenty, altogether, I think," re- tonic's survivors wore aboard " Idled Ismay, "sixteen collapsible and Then with tears lining his eyes, Cap four wooden lioats," I tain Hostron said he told tho purser Avoided Looking Back. j 1 e wanted to hold a service of praver "Wero all the lifeboats that left tho "thanksgiving for tho living and a Tltnnlc accounted for?" I funeral senlce for tho dead." "I tlilnk bo; I've been told so, but1 "I went to Mr. Ismay," said the cap 1 do not know of my own knowledge."! lain. "He told me to take full charge. "Did ;,ou seo the Titanic Bink?" An Hplscbpnl clergyman wns found ' I did not Bee tho Tltnnlc go down," among the passengers uud ho conduct Ismay suld, shaking his head mourn- ed tho services." fully. "I "did not want to see It go As the prayers were being Bald, Cap down. I was rowing In tho lifeboat tain Hostron testified, he was on tho nil the time until wo were picked up.l bridge searching for survivors. He told I turned back once nfter we left the of talking with the Callfornlan, which vessol, I saw its green light nnd enever hnd arilveil As he senrcjicd tho sea turned back again. I did not want to one body with a life preserver on float, see tho end," ed by. He Saw No Confusion. Tho man was dead, probably n mem- "Was Ihero confusion apparent on ber of thu crew, tho captain said. Tho the Titanic when you looked hack?" body was not picked up, the oillcer ex- "I did not seo any, Ismay replied, "All I saw was tho green light tho last time I looked." "After you left Captain Smith on tho bridge, did you seo him again?" "I did not," Did you hnvo any message from him?1 "Nono " "How mnnv wireless nnernlnru unrn ' tlieio on the Tltnnlc?" "I presume there wero two," said Is mny "One Is always on watch." In response to a question, the wit ucss estimated tho speed of the ship when ulio struck at 21 knots. Senator Smith asked tho witness It te had uu) thing to do witli selecting iliu ciuiv 11,1 uin Hieuuui "I did not," was the snappy reply, "No rafts were on board, because I prosume they are not regarded us suit- able," tho witness Bald. "Can you toll us," Senator Smith uskod, "anything ubout tho Inspection certificate that was Issued for tlio Tl tanlc beforo she sailed'" "I know that the government luspec.. Hon waB thorough or tho boat hover rouiu nave suiieu, "Do joii know whether the Titanic hml Its proper number of lifeboats'" "Yes, she had, I think there were twenty boats altogether " Comtructlon of Liner. Turning to the construction of the hhln Ismny said the shin was special consttiicted no that with any two of tho larger compartments full of water Rhe still would float, 'If the shin had struck head on she probably would bo afloat todny ' he! said "Did any of the collapsible holts sink?" "No, Blr" Ismay Saw No Crowding, "Wns there nny Jostling or attempt bv men to got Into thu boats' nsked Senator Smith. "1 saw none " ' How were the women selected?" "w Ulcketl the women and children as they stood nearest the mil HepresenlntHo Hughes handed Sen I eiien filllieil .1 IIUIC', emu .iivii uiu ciiuir man tuld Isma that It was reported that the second lifeboat left without Its full complement of oarsmen, and from 11 30 until 7 30 women wcro lorced to row the boat "I know nothing about it " Representative Hughes' daughter was In this boat and was assigned to watch the cork In the beat, and, If It came out, to use her linger ns n stop per Ismay was asked how long ho ro malned on tho Injured ship. "That would be hard to estimate," he responded "Almost until she sank, Probabl) an hour and a quarter" Nil nv was asked to hold himself III readiness during the day for anotlici call before tho commltteo. Senntorl Smith announced It was desired to hear the captnlu of the Carpathla In i the meantime. Captain Rostron Tell, of Carpathla'. 1,1- , ., . , ., Cnptnln Hostron of tho Carp followed Ismay He ,tolil Se Smith that lie lind been captain c ui mo turpuiiiut enntor ';" """'thing If we do not execute that or- New ork w 1. the Carpathla? asked, j,,,. e ar(J ,nblc , ,,,m,,sal WhcIl ."am 1,". i" ii r- ,i i , 1 turned back fur New York with tho "April 14th.1 said Captain ltoslron , , , . .... "loiind forObrallar" .u uujr mwIWl-. "'" J '"' I ng to No w York ii niess nt Ii.tw lsc or t ' ..... ... .. have ed after you left New York, ,., ,.. . , .i Tl.. i oi a managing uireccor oi one ne Kiv "We backed out of the dock at noon.,,,,, .,,7.J .... .,... , ... Thursda) Up to Sunday midnight we' 1...1 n l ,.-.i... .. o n: "In a radius of four miles I saw all! plaining, 'because the survivors of tho Titanic were In no condition then to seo a body brought aboard." "Hut I must say," declared Cuptaln (Hostron, with posltlvcness, "every ono 'of tho survhors behaved magnificent- ly Thoy sat in tho .boats until tho order camo Tor them to mount tho lad der in turn, and then enmo up. Three members of the Tllnnlc's crew were taken from tho llfobonts dead from exposuro. They wcro burled at sen. Asl ed about the lifeboats, Captain Hostron snld he found ono among tho wreckage In the sen Several of tho lifeboats brought in on the Carpathla to New York, he said, were lowered last night and hauled away by tenders, ho knew not where Last Word from Titanic. The lifeboats on the Titanic, Cap tain Hostron of the Carpathla said, wero all new and In accordance with tho llrltlsh regulations. He saw only ono body flontlng In the ocean Tho Carpathla cruised around tho scene of tho disaster more than half an houi, having arrived an hour and a half uft- cr the titanic taK, "Tho last message from tho Titan Ic," said the captain "was, r.nglno- room nearly full of wnter I answer, ed that I was rushed to her aid 'Kx I cct to reach our position about 4 30 o clock," I flashed back ' "Was tho Titanic on her right course when sho first spoKe you?" Sen ator Smith asked. "Absolutely on her reuulnr courso bound for New Yolk said the cnl- tain. "Hho was in what we tall the southerly,' to avoid Icebergs I "Do vou think tli.it the loiite is a practical ono?" ..,. ,.... ..... i. ..i. Wiieit- "" out lllls I- 1 llt,n-i, in exception" Captain" Itnstron declined to sn whether Contain Smith had warning HIlUllll'l CUIIIU1II milllll IHIU nuiillUB enough and might have avoided the Ice If ho had heided "Would you regard the, ourse taken by the Tltnnlc In this trlnl trip as np- proprlale, safe and wise at this time of tho year?" Senator Hmlll. ton.ln ed "Guile so IkWhat would he n safe reasonable speed for n ship of thai sl7o nnd lu 'be lifeboat npilpmuit of piissingir that course?" i cssils "I did not know the ship'.' the ca- This Is otinslencd bv the nppurmt tnln said, "and therefore cannot tell" I'uk "f suili niulpment on the steicm Dared Ice To Reach Titanic. r Titanic The nevvspapir nports "I hud seen no Ice before the Titan, irullt the cssil with IiuvIim 16 llf Ic signaled us, but I knew from her beats anil with a full ciipaclt) of less message that there wns Ice to be en- ""in nine hundred people countered. Lilt the Carpathla went If 'he Titanic hud been built under rull spued nhead. I had extru olllcers the United Hlates laws she would have on watrh and some othirs volunteered been equipped with 23 1,70 cubic feet of to wntch ahead throughout the trip" lifeboat spine, width ut ten tiiblocet Captain Hostron said the Carpathla to n perhun. wouhl iictonimoehite 2107 had twenty lifeboats of her own lu ac people Under the United, States InVvs cordanco with the llrltlsh regulations two-thirds of tills iniuiilt must be "Would not that Indlinlo that tho In pruperlj built llfeb'lits, the re malii- regulations arc out of elate, jour ship being mucli. smuller than the Tltnnlc, which also carried twciili lifeboats'" Senator Smith asked "No Tho Titanic was supposed to be a lifeboat herself "You say that the captain of a ship hns absoluto control over the move- . '' uy ' "ml '", lllp n,le lnl" Hostron answered ,.llt 811I),)08C we gl orlrR fr, owners of our ship Hi do u ce Yes, by law that Is the rule " Cajn from tho til,!,. ,f. ,l,. , xfinlii nr.l I.lno otllce sa Ing I was proceed- uereu, I tlieu Immeiiialel) procecileel 1 received no order to change my course." Ismay, sitting in a corner, smiled as j Captain Hostron said he never knew' , ,..., :. ... ' ' ""- "iihii u iiumuiisi-i oil ilie; cup- tain's boat. At ucpicseniative ungues- Biigges- on, Captain Hostron was nsked fur- I her about the llfebont w th one ofTicer and one Bcnmnn In It. This wns the boat from which tho HoprcsentativeH daughter wns rescued At least two women wero rowing. In another life- uu. no u nuiiicii at inn uum, ma linVV mnl,V lin .willlil ,w, lull .... - I Why no few messages came from the1 Carpathla was gono Into. Captuln Hostron declared tho llrst messages. all Bubstantlallv tho same, were sent to the Wh to Star Line, tho I Anard Lino and the Associated Press Then he first nnd second cabin passenger, lists wero sent, nnd then tho wireless lalleu, I Senator Smith said some complaint had been heard that tho Carpathla lad not answered President Tnft's In cpilrj for Mnjor Ilutt. Caiitnln Hos I tron dttlnied a reply was Bent, "Not on lirifiril " i on board ' He declared he knew of no attempt of President Tuft to communicate dl r. . , ,. . .'...v.. . , I Captain Hostron testified he Issued i orders that no messages bo sent ox ' cept on Instructions from htm ami fur official business to go llrst, then pri vate' messages from Titanic survivors in order of tiling. "Absolutely no censorship was exer cised," he Bald. Tho wireless contlii ued working all tho wn'y lu, the Mnr conl opeintor being constantly nt the key. In discussing tlio strength of tho Carpathian wireless. Captain Hostron1 said tho. Carpathla was only 58 miles '"" "u" u" "l lno '.weny mentor lrom tlio Tltnnlc when tho call for,tlliU I'ouso Ins presented to local the helu rnmn. ater goers an act that Is rightfully hill "Our wireless operator was not on .!.... M ..!.! .! n-.i .11 """' "" 1-UPUUIl HOSirOll. Olll US ho was undressing he had his apparat us to his ear Ten minutes later lie would have been In bed and wo never would hao heard." Captain Hostron was then excused Chairman Smith despatched Assist' nut Sergeatit at-Arms Cornollus to thul White Star docks to bring before tho committee ns witnesses a seaman from each or tho rescued Ifebouts. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS. Entered for Record April 25, 1912. From 10:30 a. m. to 4l30 p. m. I. buries ej Ulttlng to A I. O Al- hlnsun e t ill, tr . . . John VuKtuncellus to Munoe;! Cor- p At dclio , .. Juliana Wuluulkii to II P It Glade .ilury S Corbttt nnd hsb et ul to John J l.emus . . .. D l'cnrj u Cooper to Notice NeitFtu lll.zubeth H Utckwlth li) tr to Joe Dnos .ltel Pcul W Hums uud wf to Wil liam J! Miles and wf . . . . I) Entered for Record April 26, 1912. From 830 a. m. to 10:30 a. m. Henrj Wutcrhouse Trust Co Ltd, lr, to Western & Hnwn Invest ment Co Mel .. .AM Ilenrj Wnterhoiifce Trust Co Ltd, tr to Western & Hnwn Invest ment Co Ltd . . . . . A M Marin M Johnson nnd hsh to rannv Htriiuch D Annie T K Parker to Alfred W Carter, tr Tr D CAPT. MATSON SAYS DISASTER WAS A "CRIME" HAN PHAM'lHi'O ( nl Apr 18 Pi-mill, ui uiiiii.tt, Mni-mi .,r in., u.i ' " .- I' - "" NntlWitleiii I'luniuiny vistirduy. " dcuxslng the wrick of the Tltnnlc '"' 'he iippnllliig loss of life tint fol- ' " - --' '--'-". dcch.n.l that If the ves,.! had ''em built iiiiilu the fnlti.l Htntm H .ho would have le nU Hh uri hunts nnd lire rnrts mimcluit "iir with urn the mini) piHt.rn- K-rs nbo.rd. Mnts.in snld I imtlie li the inornliig impers that It Is the inlentlun of some members of Congress lo lutioduie bills covering Ing one-thlrel uuide of approvul tvpe "f llfe-rnrts or collapsible llfchints 'Ibus regiilar llfebnnt eapaelt would have iiecommeielateil l.uS people nun life-rafts or collapsible lifeboats 7S'i people The United States laws governing this question cover unj size of ves sel while apparently the llrltlsh laws nl go as far us 10,000 gross tons I tlilnk It was a crime to si ml tins ship out with n license for "MOO peo- til,, iiinl , r iv ulth onlv slxtten lire- boats beside two small boils, as ,Upment ' Between sixty nnd ono hundred Spanish and Portuguese Immigrants ,,, ..i,,i i ,., iai,u .,i ,,naiv perH , tho .,, B(tnlll8llp ,,, ,,on ,mvt bee, U83Bncu t the several miKar estates, not only on 0allll uu. . . ntlier sal,.i8 ag wpli a score of new arrivals weie sent to i;ua ali wahiliin plantations last! 0Vcnliig. w hero eiuplov incut had ni'cn.uoi. iioiBianu rcporieu nero n lew ..... '. 1... . ..... ., . .. , ,..7. lectured lor iiiein The cnm,, ,,,, , ,olll(, h,,nt ,,, lrom tho Territorial Immigration Stn tlon u maup ,, lmsl 0,loi, ,lf Kn glo men who were handled llrst by the re,ieral immigration authorities. Ti,c Kiluuea, sailing for Konn nnd Kau ,,,., at ,, U)lia carr0(1 aij0Ut ,0ZeI1 laborers. Airordllur In nrokpiit nrrnnt-oimmtH. about thlrtv Immigrants aro to leae for Maul ports lu the Clnudlnu. to sail Ilt r, uock t, evening. Mnknwell nlantnllon. Knunl. has nl ,, ,irnwn a iiuota of newcomers, tholhlm It wns generally nssumed lu mil , . - .. ... ' ,. . .. .... .. ...... . -I isad yestcrduy. The crowd nt immigration Station Is slowly imiiiigruuis ucimiiiiig lor llie linreleli' but fcureiy ueuig reiiiueu in numbers - LIBERTY HAS CAM TRIO '" """""ng Cecllo. l.ldred nnd Cnrr I 0(1 n8 t,w' beKt nct of ,,iclr ,(lml lo ovpr ntlltPtir 111 tlilu ntfl Tim swill? uttl. lum " I'V -'" " """"'' '"."""'I I"' uieir pcriormnueo is tuai it is too ell0rt- it the same time this trio I'erliaps Introduco more tricks, songs nlld lante during their nppenrnuco ' 1,efre the audience than tho usual uct of niolr klm' presented In n much, """5l'r al,acu (,r " "'"1 '"at It Is u, wiuriwinii net is rigniiy expressed. Their turn embraces u Tittle of ovory thing from globovvnrk nnd living pic tures to tho most ludicrous comedy, while Mile. Cocllo Introduces thrco changes of gown, cnth being a stun ning creation, und piesents nil annear- anco easily recognized as belonging to tho higher class of vaiiduvlllaln. Tlio "linger stand" of l'red Carr Is llttlo," short ot marvelous and. btilnir conulno. ironulno elicits great applnuso, while his com-' edy can favorably ho compared to! j that of Manellne, August, nncl othoi'l I celebrated clowns Cecllo, Kldred and carr nro one great act ll'irt or ti) worn All along the I Thu balance of thu hill Is ns good as I was usked If I knew Atkinson lie usual Al II Hnlctt presents a sketch1 Htuiids very ldgh with the utile lifts und entitled "Tlin S,irlnllui " elm ,,l,,e u,.imi. in i.ii,i,, . ....,.i.. .....,... . i Ing to bo nn effort to mast tho million uucH, which ucmo ery successrully, I.11L ill,, mil iiiiiki ' u mil ui ,'iin, na- lils previous offerings, I'ifly were killed nnd 100 wounded us tho result or an engagement In tho HUT district of Morocco Tho casual ties occurred among the Spanish regu lars. The J100 operatives lu the cotton mills of the Nashua and J ukson .Man ufacturing Co ut Nushin. N II, will shale, lu the general 10 per cent ud vunce In wages. HAWAIIAN WflMFIV r ( i . n i' i ' "piON CONGRESS Urging strongly Immediate action In tho matter, Mayor Joseph I Pern, 1 M. l'oepoc nnd 0 K Keawchnkil, Democratic lenders, advised tho Ha vnllan women present nt n meeting liciu yesterday afternoon to ostiums h ., n,i, i ,, . tl10 political organization for women '" n11 tlio Islands, where the Interests ", " "'fi--i.c- loum uu wmciieu n, ,l . , l ,1 l'"Jnnn,, . t' , "'y wives of Democratic politicians No Jomcn rej.resentat ves of the Hepuh " "",,, ','," i.v Vt ,'",,, 'J ' r ,i, mJ U rtffcth I Irl m")u "' ,8 i , !, , imrtles wero this- fact and conclave, tho lloiirhonlc move. !,,Mr, J"a Knlaklola preslde-d and llrB "k iune ucieu as Becreinrj Mayor I 'em stated this morning that If tlio Democratic women would only establish political organlzntlnns over the Territory It would bo one of tho greatest things that ever hnppcned In Hawaii Ho predicted that with the establishment of such organizations, Link McCnndlcss. tho Democratic boss, will surely bo elected ns noxt Dclegnto to Congress Incidentally, ADJT. GEN. HALL Col. McCain Still Acting Under Order to Fill Position. llrlg lien William P Hall, who be I enme the adjutant general of the Aimy bv the retirement of On Ainsworth 1'cb. Iii, is In n position regarded In Army circlet as peculiar When Clen. Ainsworth was relieved of dulv pond lug the prcpntntluu of cbarjos against him for alleged Insubordination tho' PrcFblent liected that Col Henry P McCain, who was (Jen. Alnsworth's chief nsslstunt at tho Wnr Depart Imcuit. "assume charcro of thn eiTIrn of Adjutant General nnd perform I ho du ties of chief of that olllco until fu ther orders." One effect of that order was to suspend the oieratlon af a pre vious routine order which provided' that Col. McCain slipuld proceed to tho Philippines when relieved at tho War Department bv Col H O. S IU-l3tat.il who had been ordered from the Phil ippines to Washington for Hint pur pose nt the Instnnco of flen Ainsworth before his relief. Consequently when weeks ngo, nfter the departure of Hefi Alnsworlh, he was osslgued to thu special duty of Inspecting recruiting stations and Col McCain toutlnued to act ns the Adjutant Ccuernl. No Change in Status. , I (Jenernl Hull, the legal successor cf General Ainsworth, was lu Hurope on leave of absence at that time. .Ills leave expired tho 1st Instant On that day he appeared nt tho Wnr Depurt tnont unci reported for duty lie wns In if.wiil lipnllli mill unlit Ik. vv.lu l.mlv 'fol nny service that might bo nssl'iue 1 iiuij e-iicies iiiul ho ckiiu eu uuce tlm'tnko tin tho duties of tho head of tho Adjutant Generals department nnd that Col. McCain would resume) his WATER RESOURCES REPORT READY BY NEXT MONTH 'I he repent being prepared by the water rescaieh department, uml which will be the llrst line evci made uu the watt i iisniiites of the Tin Item, sheiuhl be Mulshed some time diy liu next month ' Water Chief W I' Martin Is will Ing his end of It ut l.os Angeles, mil will proceed from there to Washing ton, where he will superintend the ...l r I, ,l l ,,ll In mule,. " - ',.' ' promotion book ns well nnd has several Introductorj chnpters denllnr with the hlstors of the Terrltorv what there Is to see here nnd general 'nformatlou tint will bo oxtiemtlj ue ful. ALL LIKE JACK 'To know Jack Atkinson is In have pnssport through Japan and the pur- tlons or Itussia vvliere I traveled " nam W " Hoogs tills morning In nptakln'j "f his travel 'Mr1 Atkinson Is nne of tlio grent- est assets this Territory has' In that .jou can't hpeuT. Jnpimsi. ur Itusslan hut tan sa Jack Atkinson. )hii in Hafu uny where In Japan and .Maniliu rla " Olrard the stronghold of Kansas so cialism, elected II lines a Demo crat hide pt udi lit may oi ovei W 1! I'mil, Miclallnt, b u vote of 0S1 to air, Preside ut Tnft has furnished the money to pay for markets fur the knives of hIn miMIcis of the Ameileap He v illation who j lo bulled ill Mcminn Mues, PLAN TO TOR VOTE I'crn cciyfully Intlmaloel that he, too, would ho elected next Mnor of Hono lulu succeeding himself While no petitions or rosolulloni wero presented nt the meeting yester day. It Is certain that some will be In readiness to bo submitted to Congresn nnd to Prosldont Tnft through Dele Wto ICalanlnnaole Until theso docu ments nro drafted, nothing will he glv en out ns In their contents After I'cin, Pc epoe nnd Kcnwehnkti had explulned the politic nl situation of tho Islands ns It Is todny, tho wom en i pressed themselves In fuvor of petitioning tnngicss for woman's stif frnge The matter will bo atijmlcd to by committees Other speakers wore Mrs lolin WIN son, Mrs Ktnwehnku, Mrs Poepoe, Mrs Shnrp, Mrs. lohn C Koaloha, Mrs. .foci KlnKnlii nnd others Another meeting ot the surfrngotlos will bo held next Thursday afternoon, when It Is expected that permanent of ficers of the orgnnlmtloii nnd matters of -Importance will bo submitted for action. IS IN A I ormcr status of chief nsslstnul In the Adjutant General, nt lenst temporal lly Nothing of tho sort occurred, howcxer, and, In fnet nothing whnt ever hns been done lo cfinuge the Rial us of affairs The frleniU or General Hall nro wondering "where he- Is nt ' Ho Is tho Adjutant General and Is tendy nnd fullv equipped fur duty, the-j assert, but Is deprived of his proper olllcinl functions by a subordinate olll ter of Ids department. Embarrat.lng to McCain. Tlio position of Col McCain Is pepi il ly einhnrrnsslug He lecoguizes Gen oral Hall's rlghtti In tho mutter, hut Is nimble to transfer Hie duties of 111" Ailjutnnt General to him heeniiho the Presidents ordei of I'eb II dlieeted him to remain lu chnrgo "until fin t hoi orders" nnd thero have been no "fur ther orders." Naturally tho ofllclnls of the War Department and of tho general stuff of the Ann.) cannot do anything to le Hove tho situation unless specifically authorized by tho President, uml It np pears Hint there Is n dlslnilluntlou lei even bring the Hinder to his ntlenthm. Although It Is believed that (bo Pres ident hns no desire to le fleet cm Geo. Hall's c.ipnhllltv, it is tin admitted fuel that Hall is deprived of his rightful of. Ilia through no fault of his own Medal of-Honor Man. General Hall Is n nie.lal of honor man, and has nn unblemished leconl. He Is n sou in law of ex Senulen Illnckhuru of VCcutiickv, and wns ap pointed to the United Slates Mllltai) Academy from Missouri Griidiinllug from the Military Academy lu lium. lSoS, he le in hod the grade of llrlgu eller General lu April, l'KH lie serv ed successively In tho Infantry uud eavnlry, uud lu the Adjutant General's department Ho will ictlro for age June 11 next mid his successor ns Ad Jiitiint General will have to he ap pointed befcuo that date LOAN FID GET FUNDS Tho Onliu Irfinn 1'und Commission held n meeting this morning nl Its now hcndiiiinrlers, llooin fil young Hotel, to ellsciiHs Iho l'rog lano Im provement nnd the Heeln bench belt rond work, Unth present problems Prog lano beiaiisee tho Improveinent 111 run over the $10,000 appropilntlon nnd tho belt ronti work because tho Supreme Court hns recently knocked out Iho Commission's award of tho Job to tho Lend Young Company, ami the work must bo douo over ugnln Deputy Attorhoy General Sutton told (he Commission this morning Hint tho Governor Is crv sine some mnuoy enn he found to hulp put tho Fros lano work tliiough Mayoi l'em hud a Bug pcstlou to make to nnriow pan of thu t o.ul and change tho ro ito so that man) of tho damages need not bo In ciiircd This nnd other suggestions wcro discussed fully. It looks now as If (ho Improveinent will at least ho Hint ted Tho Commission will chango tlio sped Hint Ions of the, belt rond vviuk slightly nnd readverllbo for bids. Department heiihiuaileri rinlvni wend todav that the ttntage Mooring plp' and otlur tiiilpimm fm in.. riit Infuntij would he shlpiml rinm San I ninclMeo Maj 1 As the i,-l mint Is expected lieie May pi this will liuvu but little time lo g,t lhe camp ut Hchiillc Id itarracks remlv im the troops llowevei Captain Wat Mns, post iiuaitiriiuijlcr liupes to turn the tilth It thtio Is no delij in slilpmcut, POSITION FROG LANE WORK j. , 1 - iim. fMMt'fMt it"