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h aiu.a'jKy ''ai.jJ.u.' ui: -S. twwmiiiujiMWJiiQ''titlwuaWii'wuiiiwuiwuiiaiii(WlWlwuiWUImiiMlllj3 BBBWWWWW H AAV Ml t FRIDAY, 101: JL i TEST10I1GOOI FREi'S REPLY Ml ISLAND, THE REEF- BELITTLES DIGNITY win ship i FOR SUGAR 5PEGIA LS K BY . . T T -? OF HIGH OFFICE STATE HAS pAlfAYIM 15LAN& . . This Is What Frear Does, 'Says Unusual Precautions Taken With ut fwawr m i. v TARIFF Governor's Answer to the George R. Carter Is Not SUM Charges of Delegate. a Taft Man. Investigation Fails to Show Any) Evil Results From Tariff v on the Price. HILO MAY GET ITS MONEY ! Kinney Opposes Fairchild J May Bid for Leilehua Water. By Ernest O. Walker. (Mall Speclnl to Tlio Advortifior.) WASHINGTON, January 12. Tbo committee on investigation of tho Sugar Trust continues its sittings but tho hearings will probably bo concluded before this letter reaches Honolulu. W. G. Cook of New York, woll known to tho sugar planters of Hawaii, has been a witness before tho committco nnd probably will return hero again for further testimony. Mr. Wlllett, of Willctt & Gray, also well known to those of Hawaii interested in sugar production, has been a witness in days. B. P. Rithct is on tho way here from the Pacific Coast to testify but has apparently been dolayed by tho storms. It is felt hero that tho testimony brought out ,hns been favornblo to sugar producers but it is not oxpocted that this will be convincing to tho Democrats on tho committco. They brought a fow farmers hero from Colorado some time ago, who testified that tho manufacturers of beet sugar got all tho profits nnd that tho growers of tho sugar beets, othorwlso tho farmers, obtained no particular benefit from tho industry. ThiB was followed by testimony of a great numbor of farmers who declared that tho Colorado testimony was misleading and that tho industry was of great benefit to tho farmers. Good Tariff Arguments. Republicans of tho committco have laid the foundation for good arguments against, the reduction of duties. Representative Hinds of Maino, dovelopod during the testimony of Mr. Willctt, that sugar is ono of vory fow commodities, thn price of which has not been advanced materially in recent yoars. This was shown to bo tho enso in spito of tho fact that sugar has boon "hot I Bioused" to use a favorito expression of Chairman Hardwick of tho investigating committee for many years a'nd "by many governments. It has been fprotocteil by duties, encouraged by 'bounties nnd all that. Nevertheless it is not unlikely that the committco will recommend a reduction in duties on sugar. That is expected in any event. What tho Democratic house nnd tho Republican will do with referenco to a revised of sugar duties at this session is still very much of a guess. No ono attempts to say what the prospects aro at least no ono whoso word is of any weight nt the Capitnl. Thoro has een tnilt or revising tno sugar "but tho ways and means is taking no steps in that direction for the present. Lorimcr May Bo It. With tho changes in tho chairmanships of senate committee, over which tho senate leaders havo been dickering for several weeks, it now looks ns rthough Senator "William Lorimcr of Illinois, who has been under investigation as to his right to a seat, would head the committee on Pacific Islands and Porto Rico. This is tho committco "that "handles much of fho legislation affecting Ilnwail in tho senate. Many changes "in phalrnmnships havo from tho death of Senator Fryo of Maine, who was tho chairman of tho oommitteo on commerce. All Republican senators have chairmanship nnd when an important chairmanship llko that on commerco is vacated it causes n shift all along tho lino and senators sometimes hesitate, as tlioy have been doing this session, whether they will retain the chairmanships thoy havo or -accept others that may bo vacated. Money May Come. ' Tho report of engineers of tho Army on the survey of Hilo harbor extension lias been delivered to the chairman of tho houso committee on rivers nnd harbors. This wns brought about in time for tho committee's consideration after a deal of energetic work on the part of tho Delegnte nnd Mr. There is hope of obtaining something on the forthcoming rivers and 'harbors hill for Hilo and also for The report on the survey of Kaai harbors has been received but "these will be too lata for the houso committee to give them consideration "this year, It is felt, however, that this will result in no disadvantage to "that 'project because the houso democratic caucus has voted not to allow any appropriations for rivers and this year that aro new projects. There will bo a hearing beforo tho "board of engineers of rivers and harbors, which is an ndjunct to tho otlico of tho chief cf army engineers on Monday, February 5, when the Kauai may bo discussed by thoso in improvements. McCrosson May Bid. Secretary Stlmson's report, holding that the federal government owns all the rights to water at will undoubtedly kill tho McCrosson bill of last scsblon before congress. I The secretary favors tho construction' ly the government of its own plant and tho gale of tho surplus water to (From Wednesday's Advertiser.) In a spccinl mall sack, and a registered one nl that, tho reply of Governor Walter F. Frear to tho charges mado by Delegate Kuhio, will go on tho Wllhclmina bound for 8nn cisco this morning. From tho latter city it will go across tho continent in charge of a special deputy inspector of the postofflcc service, nnd is expect ed to bo in tho hands of tho nddrcssco early upon tho morning of February 12. Tho package itself is heavy, and is addressed "To the Honorable, tho Sec-rotary of the Interior, Washington, D. 0." It does not rcqulro postage as it is an official communication of an officer of tho government in compliance with instructions received. But it will go quite a little better than and will bo given care that is unusual with ordinary mail matter. Governor Frear has been hard at work upon his report for several weeks; and when it wns completed last night tho territorial executive heaved a sigh of Tellef. Tho request for a reply to tho allegations mado by the delegate meant a lob of work for Mr. t'rear, and the compllnnco with the interior department's desires meant toil early and late. Hut tho Governor did not wnsto time thinking about tho start; lie just took off his coat and vest actually nnd began to go through tho mais of records in tho territorial offices for the data which were to ho used in contradiction of tho specific charges made by Kuhio. Bottor and Bettor. Tho deeper tho Governor delved tho bettor was bis evidence, and ns allegation after allegation was'weighed, considered nnd handled tho work becamo easier. Still the Governor did not stop oven to say how good ho folt, hut rather kept right on "sawing wood" until the big job wns finished nnd tho packngo for the mail signed, sealed and registered. Tho Governor's reply in itself covers ninety-two typewritten pages of legal cap, or about fifty thousand words. All through tho document there aro references to half a hundred exhibits which accompany tho direct answer. These "exhibits" consist of documents and records from every dopartment of tho territorial government which is concerned oven remotely in the allegations made by tho Delegate. Oovenor Frear in his Tcply makes no use of general statements, hearsay evidence, or matter that is not to the point. Instead, tho territorial executive simply goes nhead in his specific denial of a specific cliargo and tlion produces his evidence, the records of tho government, ns witness to tho truth. "No, I do not caro to .discuss the iinturo of my reply," said the Governor Inst night. "It would not bo treating the President or tho secretary of tho interior with tho courtesy which is their due, and I can only say at this time that T am glad tho task is over and done. Tn duo time, I suppose, my answer will be given out nt Washington." -" TALKS, HOT 5 Tho Hui Uiitoua did just what it had threatened to do last night wheu its members gathered in Notloy Hall on Kukui street to decide whether or not thoy wore to help tho striking Kahului stevedores, either by a sympathetic striko or financial assistance. waxed high and a number of women who attended raised shrill and emphatic voices iu tho debate. Tho meeting wns absolutely secret and no results nave been announced. All tho older and wiser men left long beforo tho meeting ended and loft it to the young braves to fight it out. Soap Box Barron wub in attonduueo nnd raised his voice in frequent protest because his fellow unionists to talk English or listen to his English. . "MANY ARE CALLED." WASHINGTON, January 30. Secretary Morrison of tho American Federation of Labor was today summoned before tho Indianapolis grand jury investigating union dynamiting, UNQUIET MEXICO. CUERNAVACA, Moxico, January 30. -A military train of rurrtlo guards was attacked repeatedly on tho way here by Zapatistas. Ono battle lasted three hours. $ $ sfc the highest bidder. The value of this surplus water tho secretary places at $00,000. It is understood thnt Mr. is prepared to bid for tho uso of this surplus and his bill will probably be modified accordingly. The Delegate has introduced tho bill affecting school lands for Hawaii at the request of Senator Fairchild. It is in tho exact terms of the measure that passed the territorial legislature. W, A. Kinney, who has just nrrived in Washington, and B. H. Iilvonburg will opposo tho enactment of this bill into law. PILES CURED IN O TQ 14 DAYS. PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed u cure any caso of Itching, Blind, Bee,;ng or protrudinB Piies in 6 t0 . . , , .. , . by PARIS MEDICINE CO., Satnt Louis U- Q of A. tWT V X... .. uiitiftrr ., mM As The Advertiser's cable from Washington told yesterday morning, the attention of two of tho world's greatest governments, the United States and Grent Britain, is riveted Upon Island, the personal cstato of Judge Henry Cooper of the circuit cojrt, and an integral part of tho Ter ritory of Hawaii Tho cable bears out The Advertiser article of somo four weeks ago, when this paper learned from sources that aro wholly authoritative that a British syndicate, the purchaser of Fanning Island from Father Rougicr, hnd laid claims to Palmyra and was about to appeal to its government to hack it up in the ridiculous assertion of ownership. As noon ns this becamo known in Honolulu, immediate representations S CHIEF DETECTIVE MID TO LOS ANGELES, January 31.-Great uneasiness exists among thoso connected with tho defenso in tho late Mc- ftaiuaru trials which has now become the defense in the resulting cases, over an announcement made yesterday that the indictment of Attorney Clarence Darrow was the direct result of a confession by Rcrt Franklin to District Attorney Fredericks and his aid. The prosecution claims that Franklin, who nominally held tho position of chief of detectives for tho McNamnra defenso, has. agreed to toll tho entire truth of tho bribery matters incident to tho famous trial in which ho was a prominent figure and for which bo was himself arrested. It is bolieved here that thoro will bo a long delay beforo Darrow 's caso finally comes beforo the court for trial. The ehargo against him is that of bribery. Franklin was formerly deputy sheriff of Los Angeles county but wns charged irom tno department for unruly conduct. When the McNnmara trials commenced he becamo Darrow's so-called chief of detectives, his work iit that time being largely, it is now understood, in connection with tho ox- L OFFICES ENGINEER DF Ensign Kllis Lando, U S. N., who wns appointed to Annnpolis from J and is now chief engineer of thn Iittlo gunboat Yorkjown on duty nt Guayaquil, may or may not be ono of tho yellow fover victims recently reported, from the Fcimdorinn port, nnd lus relatives hero aro anxiously awaiting news giving tho names of thoso who are on tho sick list. Tho dispatches lnht weok stated that eighty of tho Yorktown's crow had been stricken after tho death of Com- T IS AGAIN MANIFESTED SALONIKA, January 31. I'nrcst nlcmg tho northern borders yesterday resulted in an armed invasion of Turkish territory by a 'Bulgarian raiding party which attacked and captured a village, slaughtered such of tho inhabitant!! as they found there and retreated before tho Turks could retaliate Among their victims are four men and two women, whoso bodies havo been found horribly mutilated. Tho villago attacked was in Macedonia. Retaliation. SOFIA, Hnlcaria, January 31. Dispatches from the border tell of a bloody attack mado on an isolatod monastery by Turks. Nine of tho inmates were seized and apparently wantonly decapitated and tho church of tho Iittlo settlement desecrated. is running high on both sides of tho border. t CUnRA"LTAIl, January 30. King (Jeorgo and Queen Mary arrived hero today on their way homo from tho Delhi durbar. MAY BE THE MAN TO HANDLE ISLAND BILLS WASHINGTON, January 30, Sonator Lorimcr today declared that the investigation of alleged charges of bribery in his election is duo to the political persecution of the Chicago Tribune. e5:x ?fTHl '1.2 JokW)ffi 'were mado to Washington, in which tho I United States government was asked to safeguard tho interests of her citizens I in tho property. It would appear from , tho brief cnblo dispatch that Great Bri-, tain has already taken up her side of the matter with the state department. The Advertiser this morning publishes n chart of the Palmyra group for thero aio thirty-four islands under tho ono singular name and its fino harbor may be easily mndo out. It is this bar-l or which will, mako of the group a very valuable acquisition of any power after tho opening of the Panama Canal. Thus an obscure bit of island in tho South Seas, unknown almost to tho navigators of thoso Intitudcs, suddenly looms up as u piucu oi leiiuuiy uuvciuu by nations. The island is directly upon a great circle of traffic between San Francisco nnd Australia nnd tlis southern ercat 'circle from the Panama Canal to ' Shanghai. E AGREED TD TELL WHOLE TROTH a:)::!''!::!: 4"-. ?liilik CLARENCE S. DARROW. nmination of tho trial jurors. His by Detective Browne, chief of l'Vcderick)'s secret sorvico staff, who was n visitor in Honolulu not long tho famous trial, wns one of tho sensations of its closing days. IS CHIEF FEVER GllOAT MTDWI inander Bertoletto, the commanding of- licer of the guiiboat. This would mean that aLout a third of the crew had become unfit for duty. The relatives of tho young ensign are loath to credit this Teport, believing- that it means eighty of the people of Guayaquil havo been stricken with the fever. Mr. Lander's parents havo cabled to tho mainland for further information but so far havo Tcceivcd no reply. Ensign Lando was appointed as chief engineer of the Yorktown shortly beforo tho vessel was-ordered South from Maro Island. IS Ni:VYOUK, January 30. Tho correspondence botTfcea Governor Wood-row Wilson of New Jorsey and Col. George Harvoy, editor of Harper's Weekly, has been mado public horo, following now of tho alleged break between tho two men and tho withdrawal of tho weekly's support of Wilson. Governor Wilson has repeated his apologies for his apparent repudiation of Colonel Harvey, who withdrew tho support of Harper's Weekly Wilson said it hurt rather than helped his candidacy, . MARTIAL LAW IN PORTUGUESE CAPITAL LISBON, January 31. Martial law was declared by tho government to exist in this city yesterday as a result of strikes. National troops surround tho affected portions of tbo city and many agitators havo been arrested. Bombs havo been thrown nt tho guards and tho situation is considered serious. jt M . GOLDS MAT BE AVOIDED. When your feet aro wet and cold, and your body chilled through nnd through from exposure, tako 11 big dose of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, batho your feet in hot water boforo going to bed, nud you are almost certain to ward off n severe cold. For sale by Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii. (From Wednesday's Advcrtlsor.) Governor Carter is not in touch with tho administration nt Washington, says former Governor Carter, who retnrncd yestcdny from ono of tho quickest trips on record to San Francisco and return. This statement, which ho sayB ho mado on tho eve of sailing, in an interview with an afternoon paper, is quite different to tho intorvlcw that paper published after Mr. Cnrtcr was safe at sea, when it quoted him to tho effect' that Governor Frear was "not in touch with the people." Where tho Governor falls down, says Mr. Carter, is that "his recommenda tions for appointments aro ignored nnd by submitting to this ignoring, in my opinion, Governor Frear belittles the dignity of tho high office of Governor of the Territory of Hawaii." "I believe it would bo a tactical . mistake on tho part of tho President to ! reappoint Governor Frear." savs tho. .former Governor, "but this docs not mean that I am In any way in . sym- I pathy with Kuhio in tho charges ho uas brought. Kuhio charging Frear is liko tho pot calling tho kettle black, " Tn nitmlcn T.n. nf fn.l...... l .l ! ,Il!lllutn M... lnn.l 1n...n .... ll. 1 "'""Oltl HIU JUlIll JIIWO. ilH LJ1U LII10L'aLH . ilnn. Bnn.Hn n little 1...B.1 .. 1. ! f docs, Beems a hard, when, if I ltlllnie(l1H.l 41ia nll.ini!a. li . it. . uuuuiaiuuu mu 31I.UUI.IU11, it WUS IHO Delegate who took tho power of discro - 1 nun away irom tnc uovcrnor, ana tho Governor who allowed the power of discretion to I13 taken away from tho land commission, leaving it nowhere. I "..Tr&xssit''t. to by tho State authorition to nnntf policy if you havo no power to do any thing. "The 'ffleilflal' niiMtnko I would see in Frear's reappointment has nothing to do with the domafids" of politicians nt all, but would come lit tho fact, in mv' opinion, that Frear and tho administration in Washington havo not been in close enough touch to mako his reappointment wise. In my opinion tho position of Governor is such a ono that wo should nil recognize it as tho propor channel through which to roach tho ear of Washington. "Independent of Frear." "With the relations that now exist, it seems to me to bo bettor to bo independent of Frear or to oppose him, rather than attempt to get anything through him. Three Times Turned Down. "TJiroo times Governor Frear's rec ommendations hava been icuored in ASaslungton, or havo not been acted upon, and that means tho offlco ho holds lias beon belittlod. Boinc ignored and submitting to it does not add" to tho dignity or luster of tho offlco. It is most important for tho futuro that wo havo someone as Governor whom the Washington administration would treat differently. "This does not reflect, in any way, upon Frear's integrity or the efficiency oi the local administration. "Tho opposition to Frear has grown, I think, because of his failnro to demand a hearing from Washington when tho occasion arises for such a demand." Opposed to Taft. Tho former Governor was asked his opinion ns to the coming presidential fight and gave it as freely as ho spoko of his opposition to Governor Frear. "I am not a Taft man," ho said. "I thing it would bo unfortunate if ho were nominated. I should not bo a bit surprised if Boosovclt would appear in tho arena, and be persuaded to run. Ho is ready to do whatover he thinks is his duty, regardless of -results. Ho never plays safe, but right, although if ho bo nominated it could "only bo at tho sacrifice of his own good name. I don't believe that cither ho or Taft will bo elected. It looks to mo too much liko a Democratic year. I think if Taft is nominated ho will surely bo defoated, but I don't see how he can withdraw. It is up to tho President to holp his party along. I don't think he has been a successfas President. Ho has a fine character; however, and would have mado a fine judge." Charged with Silence. Col. Samuel Parker, who returned homo on tho Mongolia, had Iittlo to say about Kuhio or tho Governor. Tho genial Sam was voluminous with silence concerning lie legato Kuhio and, lik charges, and declined even to Bay who ho thought would bo tho next Governor. Tho colonel is in good health, and will bo on hand nt tho wharf to homo his chum, tho Delegate, in a weok or so. Just boforo Colonol Parker left San Francisco, tho San Francisco Examiner had tho following story of. bint of tho colonel's amibition: Colonel Parker's Ambition. "Colonel Samuel Parker of Honolulu, former chancellor of tho exchequer to tho late King of Hnwaii, and one of tho most hospitablo natives of tho Paradiso of tho Pacific, has returned from a fsit to Washlngtpn and is Staying at tho Stewart. Although political managers, nor Parker personally, havo given any public intimation of tho colonel's ambitious, there is a rumor preceding hpn to Honolulu thn't he is afilictcd with a strong desiro for gubernatorial honorB in tbo Island Torritory, and tho samo rumor says that his mission to Washington and his return to Hawaii ut this particular time has to do with a boom that will be launched soon in bib favor in the Islands." GOVERNOR STUBBS STRONG FOR TEDDY WASHINGTON, January 30. Gov-,1 ernor Stubbs of Kansas declared today that bo is convinced Colonel Roosevelt will be the next President. Imperial Tartar Clans Are Suri rendering Five Centuries of Power. IT IS ABSOLUTE ABDICATI0 Revolutionary Arms and Diplc macy Triumphant America to Fight Famine. PEKING, January 31. Leaders the Imperial Clan havo decided th the Manchu power is lost and that ro olutionary success is inevitable Tho immediate abdication of tho e: jpcror was decided .upon, following conference between tho Dowager Y honala and the Imperial princes yestc day and this, it is announced, will 1: c,,Tcctc'1 in, f"!' compliance with all tl demands of tho republicans. t Amiri.hv nit in n, ,n:.oi n.J ing tho relaxation of all authority aill l,lc 'oss ot a central authority. Ti people are terrorized and thousani nm flnmniT fmni ilin ntft. lulmnmrn. . lalVlln n.u.v It is rnnnrtnil flmf fhn itimnrtal lice aro murdering revolutionary srfl l'ects and kidnaping their wives at uueters. America to Eolief. SACRAMENTO, January 31. TK buto to tbo relief of the victims of t tcrriblo lamiiio that is sweeping ce :iui vniiiu. proclamation uas be issued over tho signature of Govern Hiram JohhsSn asking" for immedia steps on the part of tlio citizens. . NEW YORK, January 31. T bakers of this city yesterday met ai completed organization among thci solves to assist in the relief of the CI' neso famino sufforors. They will ado a generous program which will be f! lowea as long as thoro is need for wh aid thoy can givo tho victims. More Bombs. LONDON, .Tnnuary 30. Accord! to report horo, bombs havo been throv at tno resiliences or tno viceroy ai the commanding general of the impj nai iorces at iicmsiu. iso ueatlis sulated. H BRUSSELS, January 31. A majc ity of tho delegates to tho Brussels I tcmation Convention of the sugar i dustry powers, yestorday went on r ord as favoring permission to KussL to export an additional 300,000 tons sugar during tho current year in ord to maintain tho balance or supply. T violegates from Germany opposed t measure but woro unsuccessful. -. LEADER ARRESTED ON A LAWRENCE, Massachusetts, Janj ary 31. Joseph Ettor, tho leader tho striking fabric operatives and turo Giovannetti, his aid, were arret ed hero last night as accessories the murder of a woman striker. Tfl action of the polico has brought t situation to a higher tension but of ing to the presence of tho troops, the has been no further actual disturbam! Tho city has been quiet for se days. Tho Lawrcnco striko situation reu cd its most serious point on tho f tccntli of this month when eight co panics of tho State militia wero scj into tho city to presorvo order. A go deal of street fighting took placo t first day between tho fifteen thousa operatives on striko and too troops suiting in somo fatalities. Although tho striko was institut originally in protest against a redi tion in pay because of tho oporati of tho new fifty-four-hour law, maki tho working day two hours shorter, t: strikers now nssort thoy will not x turn without a III teen per cent increni and other concessions, including douli pay for overtime and tho abolition tho promium or bonus Bystom. ' AUSTRALIAN STRIKE. BRISBANE, Queensland, Janua 30, A general strike of labor unionlsj has been ordered horo in support the striking street-car men. FIJI SUGAR XNTJUEED. LONDON, January 31. Dispatches wero received hero yesterday by merchants in tho Pacific trndo that hurricanes havo been causing great damage on the sugar plantations of tho Fiji islands nnd to shipping and tho exposed towns generally.