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SUGAR FOR 1912 WILL AVERAGE i F cons So Predicts Ed. Pollitz, Who Has Gone Over the Situation1 I in Carefully. " TARIFF WILL NOT BE CUT Democratic Talk Is Political Bluff is Only Congress Must Protect Beet Men. x (Prom Saturday's Advertiser.) That the averago prico of sugar during tho campaign of 1012 will bo at least five cents, and that there will bo no change in tho sugar tariff,, nro nroaictions'inade by Ed. Pollitz, tlio well-known broker, who arrived yesterday from San Francisco on tho Sierra. "1 wns laughed nt for my predictions a year ago," said Pollitz, to an Advertiser man who nBkcdfor his viows, "but ovents proved Hint I was right. For four or fivo years past my forecasts have happened to hit the right figure "I do not seo bow thero can ho an averago rrico of less than fivo cents for tho 1912 crop. Wo all know that to Europo is Bhort. Germany is not producing of enough for homo consumption. Tho Cuban crop is not up to expectations. High Prico Abroad. "At present there is an enormous margin between tho New York quotations and tho Loudon market. Thoro is a margin of eighteen dollars a ton sugar in London is eighteen dollars n ton above our mice. This would enable European refineries to uraw largely from Cuba. It is impossiblo at present I i toll linw far this will reach. Pur 13 chases for tho London market lmvo been ordered in Cuba to exceed a quar ter of a million tons. How much more will ho ordered can not now oo toiti. But the time will como wiion wo snau have to maKO up ior mo vuu:iu ium and look to Java and other countries. This will bring tho two markets closer togethor. When I left tho London price was 5.2G and tho New York prico -4.35. Tho Tariff to Remain. "I do not beliovo that any change will take plnco in tho sugar tariff. lie-ports of changes nro mero conjectures nnd thiiso who say they -.." givo such re-M. . norts 'on jioou lutliority say morui than they havo a right to, ior muru (j is no authority for the prediction. "The tariff question is tho great .ono I j in Washington but tho battleground has been shifted to a coiuinibS.on composed uroi i f !!..! !.. !.! nnimtrv Kn of liviS , b,li(1 tl0 Governor yesterday, ",md wo quite agree with Professor tlmt it is gutter to do it now, fl 0CC1r nt timc Tho j illd,CIlto what found nnd tho dlfferonco in wnges is a cited than any otliers. inero mntter of mathematics, but it is For Park Maps, not so easy Vo decide what is 'a Tho second' purpose for which tlio profit' to be protected by tariff. .g t,0ing made, and one which will If cost of living, wnges and other ox- ib IornllU,(1 far aml ,vui0 throughout ponses nro higher, our producers nc"tho Ulit0(1 st!ltos, is that the tullesfc. a. greater risk proportionately anil nro ' ' b ull.,icil ti,0 present con- entitled to greater profit This ha. been J ,' ,, of poin ed out repeatedly by Taft. Olio h b j. ict a a. problem is juBt tho samo no matter '" '"', what the price of sugar is. j 'V learned upon tho best of an- Works Both Ways. I thority that tho present congress is "If tho tariff should be taken off favorably disposed to accept tho offer "becauso sugar is high, then it should be 0f tho people of Hawaii, as voiced by raised when sugar is low. Supply nnd'.m act of tho lute territorial regulate tho prieo nnd it will turo, and make of the great volcano probably bo low again in time. region a national pleasure ground. It rromlso to Beet Men. lis conceded In Washington that in all "Tlio beet industry is fostered by tho world thero is nothing to tariff. There was a tacit under- with Kilauea in tornblo grandeur, and standing that tho tariff would bo kept that it is. only proper for the federal till tho beet men could supply homo government to tako hold of tho tract demand. This has not boon dono and and care for it. I don't seo how congress can go uncle Governor l'renr believes that if a on tho promise. I good topographic survoy map was made "Congress is irot going to work hap- 0f tho entire section proposed for park liazard. The agitation now is moro purposes the Washington nufiboritles political than economic. The eino.Would be moro inclined to take npttho crats are trying to make political matter jn the vorv near future, tul out of tho tariff but, as always, "Kilauea is ono of tho world's nro not able to find a remedy for ' C3t won,iers and most sublime sigktV tho things they criticize. Thoro must s,li(1 thu territorial Executive revonuo for tho government .and if ,,aV( .aIi the national government iimport tariffs aro to bo taken off, there BlOT1i(j aCnniru it and remain forever in Will have to bo internal taxes vn van- (.oatroli A ,mtional park on Hawaii uus great Maples. .. .al would mean much not alono to that " Sugar is lower today than 't was ,l , iro Tcrritory inid i so.no few years ago, yet go.orall ! ,f AV0U,a thero is not a s aplo in peaking h'mllko it early matter of business to See" m" " 'Ki'aUea tltlOi FOR THE DEMOCRATS In a letter from R. Uevcrloy Kidd, j n...llln.l.. lrnnwn Hi . "Onil'n TTillll." . AUiii.iiui.jr in....... -... , when ho did the "Waterfront" for tho Star, he states that through good luck ho was enabled to hold tho apportionment of Hawaii nt the Democratic national convention at six, when It was intended to cut tho representation to two votrs. Kidd has been Ha-wall's Democratic over slnco he lias been in tno .cast. He wishes to bo kindly remembered to his many old friends hero. PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS. PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed lo cure any case of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in fi to v m 4 Avrt aa wjan refunded. Made nvt 14 days or money by PARIS MEDICINE CO., Saint Louis U. of A. PREPflRlftIG FOB ) HWVaIIAN CAZETTE. Tt'ESrUY, FEBRUARY C I M Topographers to Be Sent Into the Volcanic Region to Map Out the Hollows. With two widely differing purposes view, and yet both to bo comprehended in tho ono final -result, of tho Territory nro pushing .forward with much more than average activity the topographical survey of tho great volcano region of tho Island of Hawaii. Tlio first and most imlncdiato purpose of interest to nil tho people of tho Territory in a peculiarly intenso way, hut It is of very vital interest to n certain portion of those who livo on tho v.iHt slope's of Manna Loa. In other words, tho warnings of science lmvo been given, and tho territorial government intends that such advance notices shall bo heeded. No ono knows, of course, when that fire-filled m(mltllin wm break forth with the tor. ,riblo strength that is hidden in its dciiths. but that another eruption of Mivuua Loa will occur within a com paratively short timo, is tho oxprcsscd belief of scientists; and it is tho purpose of tho territorial government that tho citizens whoso homes uro&prcad out upon tho great slopes shall run only a minimum clianco of danger. Mapping Flow in Advance They will know, approximately, whoro tho masses of lava will go when tho mountain up tho liquid flrofrom her depths. Tho map to bo mado by tho topographers will indicate almost a nicety tho most probable directions tho lava ilows, what sections may hopo to escapo without being overrun, and what portions of tho miles and miles of slopo may bo prepared for tho worst when tho timo comes. Such work as this has novor bcforc been attempted in theso Islands, but upon tho suggestion of Professor T. A. .luggar, director of tho Technology btation at the Volcano, it win uo car- nod to completion as rapmiy as pos- . uiu, iw, wuu ".. mv. for at least two years from now thero 710 IOUU1U. UH9UII. lUU auiUiiklMU muu. when Mndamo Pole will get oil her dignity and wrathl'ully assert herself by casting out that hot stuff which m years an ccuturicj gono by has buried many 8quaro miles of smiling country. Centering tho Work Governor Frcar is taking much interest in tho survoy, and it is really throuuh the oxecutivo that tho raghcrs aro to bo at once transferred from their present fields of labor in tho Haniakua district, whither they had mado their way from tho North and South Kohala districts, to tho country ..... , .. iisin nnd Kilauea, - - - .xt will havo to bo dono anyway, somo miusLMiuiuura mm uuiub u hw are, of course, more immediately inter- DIE OF WOUNDS Advices recoived by mail yesterday from Manila say that on December 27, during an unexpected brush with Mo'ros in Jolo, Captain Gcorgo W. Barker, Third Infautry, was shot in tho groin and beriously, if not mortally, wounded. .-H COST OF LIVING. WASHINGTON, Fobruary 2. Presl dent Taft today sent a messago to con gress urging legislation to relievo Alaska's troubles nnd an international in' qulry as to tho high cost of Hying. many iwninTPn. j itrDUNArOUS, ... February 2. Thir- At " t A ty inaiQimenia navo noon urawn in toe dynamiting cases and uction will atdy be taken next Tuesday. T TUFT'S PLEA FOR FUNDS IN MB OF THE CHINESE , As president of the Amcricnn National Tied Cross, it becomes my imperative duty to call to tho attention of the people of the United Btntes the conditions of nwful destitution which now exist hi certain provinces of China. Recurrent inundations by the. Yanglso and other rivers havo destroyed crops and prevented tho cultivation of the lands Millions of human beings arc now facing starvation. An American agent of the Bed Cross who kaB recently traveled through tho fnmine district reports conditions of starvation of the most terriblo and appalling character. Until peace is restored in China and tho functions of efficient government are established theso conditions must continue, save as rolioved by tho chnrltnblo offorts of other countries. The central China f amino relief cummlttoo has created a strong and cfllcient organization, with ngcncici established throughout tho affected districts. This body comprises in its membership flight Bev. Bishop E. H. Graves, chairman; Bov. K. C. Lobenstein, secretary, and twenty or more of the leading American, European and Chinese merchants and missionaries in Shanghai will render nssistnnco as means may be available. Able bodied natives will be employed in preparing dykes, canals and toads, nnd thus bo enabled to support themselves until now crops can bo harvested. In tho namo of humnnity, tho Red Cross calls onco more on tho Amoricnn people to como to the relief of n sister nation with that prompt generosity which has never failed in timo of great emergencies. Contributions should bo sent to the stato Red Cross board treasurers or to tho trensurcr of tho American National Red Cmss, room 341, war department, Washington, D. C. WILLIAM H. TAFT. LAST LIBEL CASE AGAINST (From Saturday's Yesterday marked quite n record for The -Advertiser. For tho first time for tun.... mniii. ...iitill.o ill...... ...no n ii.i.l.., lining niirui.13 in.;. J ...in llUb tt libel suit hanging firo in one court or another of tho entire Territory of Hawaii against this paper, tho Blato having been wiped clean with tho filing of tho following document: In the Circuit Court of tho Fourth Judicial Circuit, Territory of Hawaii. January 1012 Term. ACTION FOB LIBEL. ' Mary S. Compton, Plaintiff, vs. The Hawaiian Gazette Publishing Company, Limited, Defendant. DISCONTINUANCE. Now comes tho Plaintiff above ! named, by hor attorney, Carl S. I Carlsmith, and discontinues tho ! above entitled action. CARL S. CARLSMITH, Attorney for Plaintiff. i Dated, Ililo, Hawaii, T. II. ' February 1, 1012. 1 nl'ii. tlma T'tirt ninnnnf of .i.... .....! i i tmvoil tlinv rnnld mt liv snimr ii.:. na. per for Ijbel would bo sufficient to run tlio Territory, it nil gatnereu in ono place, while the amount of money any- UPKEEP The quartermaster general's office has completed its tcntntivo plans for tho repairs necessary in tho proper up- .. keep of tho thirteen vessels connected with the army transport service in or- der that those ships mny bo( ready for efficient service whenover required. Thorn nro milltnrv nilviintnpos in ' " ing tho transport always in readiness, and the plans of the quartermaster oral have been formulated with that end in view. While tho larger passenger transports on tho Pacific havo been overhauled in turn in recent years, con siderable work will be noccssary during tho fiscal .year 11)13 upon tho transport iluford nnd tho animal and froight transport Dix and tho cnhlo ship Burn- side. An apportionment of $-150,000 was, mado for tho fiscal year 1011 under FISH GET TO SYDNEY ALIVE Fifteen Hawaiian fish have reached Sydney nlivo and kicking, making tho trip in the bathtub in Captaia Qibh's stateroom aboard the j linn liner Mnkura. Tho fish wero put! aboard the liner here by Superintendent Pottor of tho Honolulu Aquarium, the specimens having boon obtained in tho deep water off Wnlkiki. Captain Gibb writes that throe days after leaving Honolulu all tho "deep, thin ones" died. The captain appears to bo short on knowledge of the denizens of tho deep and his description of those that failed to survive docs not throw vory much light on tho clnss that passed away. They aro believed to bo those, which fly a sort of pennant. Tho Sydney corporation sont for the fish to be placed in their own nqunrium. Tho fnme of tho Hawaiian painted fish had reached Sydney and having nothing exactly liko ours tho Sydney authorities sent for a largo consignment. i ABSOLUTELY SATE. When you havo n cold got a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Itcmody. It will soon fix you up nil right and will waTd off any tendency toward pneumonia. This remedy contains no opium or oth er . narcotic and may bo given ns con1 nl ..II i ft1. x 9 1a t iiaenuy to a onuy as to an auuit. xvt gala by Bonson, Smith & Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii, ADVERTISED OFF THE SLATE dvertiser.) .one has actually got wouldn't purchaso street, car trnnster a wook out of .'lUtC Starting in with a crescendo of noiso tle libel actions invariably finish up with a little Bqucak and a continuance, or o into tho courts and are squelched with n pop of a bursting bubble. Us- ually thero nro ono or two libel Buits uiiiiur wny aKiU'isi i"i paper, and I has to havo a red mark as tho day there was nono. The Compton Case. Tho plaintiff in tho above action wns modest. Sho only wanted ten thousand dollars for something this paper said about her in connection with the recent Hilo High School scandal, Commissioner Pope having been quoted. Ten thousand was only a starter for Tho Advertiser. Only a' short time ago discontinuances wero ' filed in suits totnlinu fifty thousand. The Advertiser has been pressing for trial in the Compton action, Attorney I.orrin Andrews having notified Mr. Carlsmith for this paper that action wns? wanted in order that the testimony of Doctor Ilichmoud, who is now on ,.. .. . .1.. !..i.i u ...i thn nrnnimn wn.iM ' hnv i. ,.. r..il,1 it.... the plaintiff in case the action went ! ' against nor. Tlio answer of Jlr. Oarl- smith is tho discontinuance quoted. ' . .. i DF MM, TRANSPORTS this item for the purpose of extensive repairs to transports, but, duo to the 'pv' ,Ic,"'"',.ls '1 u appropriation "runsportation of tho Army and Its Supplies" on account of tho Hon of troops on the Mexican border, it was necessary to transfer $270,000 of tho riK'al apportionment of $4o0,000 IMIilnK tllio Until A ill.. ..,. .11 ""'-,.".,"-'' "t"' ' jiortniion items i to Ju to inaKo up the deficiency on account of tho heavy expenditures in connection with tho transportation ot troops. Tho apportionment for tho fiscal year 1912 was only $200,000, which is not sufficient to cover more than tho ordinary requirements for wear and tear incident to tho service. On this count tho increased estimate is mndo, amounting to $3G0,OO0, an increaso of $100,000 over tho apportionment for tho fiscal year J12 and $224,-155.54 over the cost for tho fiscal year 1911, which is necessary to fulfill requirements. POLLITZ HAS HIS MONEY ON FREAR "I am of the opinion that Governor Frear will bo reappointed," snid Ed Pollitz, tho San Francisco-Honolulu broker, yestorday. "I. 'don't mix in your political contest, of course, but havo read through tho charges filed by the Delegate to Congress, but not, of courso, written by him. I havo n high opinion of President Taft 'a good judgment nnd my monoy, as tho gamblers would say, is on tho reappointment of tho Governor." PENSION BILL HAS PASSED THE HOUSE WASHINGTON, February 3.-Ono hundred nnd fifty-two millions of dollars aro appropriated for war pensions in tho bill which passed tho house yesterday. The bill was favorably reported by the commlttco and was taken up in the house early in the day. H RIOT AND DEATH IS REPORT FROM NANKING NANKING, Fobruary 3. Nows roaches this city that there has been A FAIR FIELD FIRS On This Understanding City Tells Municipal Expert to Go as Far as He Likes. (From Saturday's Advertiser.) IL Gooding Field, tho expert statistician employed by tho chamber of commcrco to look into Honolulu's affairs, may begin his work whenever ho desires. Tho board of supervisors yes terday agreed to permit Mr. Field to I go ahead and all heads of departments oro to bo immediately notified that they ' aro to give him whatever assistance he wants. Mr. Field left for Maui last evening and will return Tuesday to commence his work. I Tho vote on tho chamber of request was unanimous, tho motion to adopt tho chamber's suggestion being made by Mr. Low. Scopo of tho Work. Tho letter from President Spalding of the chamber of commcrco to Mayor Fern was: "In pursuance of a resolution adopted by tho truBtees of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce at a special meeting held yesterday, January 31, I havo to respectfully request that permission be granted by your honorable board to Mr. II. Gooding Field, in tho capacity of an export representative of this chamber, to fully acquaint himself with tho present administrative methods of tho City nnd County of Honolulu, and by nolptul suggestions nnd advice by him along constructive lines, assist in obtaining tho highest possible degree of efficiency, a result for which your hoard is undoubtedly earnestly striving. Economy Must Como. "Wo consider Mr. Field a rcliablo expert in constructive administrative organization, and as yon arono doubt aware, examinations of this nature, enabling comparisons to be mado with tho methods and results obtained by other cities of comparative sizo of operations, aro common on tho mainland and productive of tho most results. It is necessary to refer 1. nmnrrTi.Tli.v which now 1111- rM'1v. ,1nmands an economic and . . . ..1.1? efficient administration of our public affairs, nnd wo feel encouraged in making this request by tho willingness with which your hoard has invited tho cooperation and assistance of tho business interests of this city nnd your willingness expressed to myself and 'lncislatlvo committee to nccoru us a full examination into your accounts mia business for tho past year. Not Hostile T. .,.'.. tn nqmiro ii. in iiLiiiitun niiHi.kuu".j " you that this action is taken by tho chamber in no spirit of opposition to your board or with any dosiro for hostile criticism, but on tho contrary, solely with the dosiro to secure as good administrativo methods and results possiblo by comparison with other county governments and the examination would be conducted on purely constructive lines. "As our arranccmonts with Mr. Fiold necessitate an enrly decision on this matter, we trust that you win favor us as soon as possible with your permission for him to proceed with his ' investigations on tho lines indicated in ; this lettor, and that you will accord i,im every facility nnd nssistanco I 1 .!. in ins necessary --. ..-.. Wn would mention that sucn ex aminations by Mr. Field would notin any way intorfero with tho routino work of tho several county departments." THOMIS MAKES LONG AID TALK WASHINGTON, February 3. Long distanco air communication was established yesterday when tho transport Thomas, west of Honolulu, with the war department by way of Maro Island and Key West. This communication was established during the daytime nnd is a record for day work so far. .. FREAR-KUHIO PILIKIA GOES INTO CONGRESS WASHINGTON, February 2. It Is reported hero that as soon ns tho reply by Governor rrear to Dolegate Kuhio's charged is received in Washington, a request will bo mado tHat tho wholo correspondence bo submitted to tho houso of representatives. Sovoral resolutions calling for further investigations aro awaiting the action of tho oxecutivo offlcors of the government on tho issues raised by tho Dolcgato regarding tho administration of tbo affairs of tho Territory of Hawaii. t SALVATION ARMY LOSES ABLE LEADER CHICAGO, February 3. Colonol Elizabeth French of the Salvation Army is dead. She had boon a member of the army and had sorved all over the world during tho past thirty years. , OPEN CAMPAIGN. WASHINGTON, Fobruary 2. dent Taft, Attorney-General rioting and looting on the part of the asm and Secretary MaoVeagb havo revolutionists in Sutaien. IToro than'openea tho campaign for Taft's re-a score are reported to have boon killed nomlnotlpn. Taft headquarters havo during the disturbances. been established. THREE HLLIOI SUIT AGAINST nc Lb Ess Pee Assumes Control of the Oceanic Company for a Time. MONEY HAD BEEN ADVANCED Building of San Diego-Arizona Needed Money Was Obtained From Rival. SAN FRANCISCO, February 3. Tho Southern Pacific Railroad Com. pany today commonccs action against John D. Sprcckcls and A. B. Sprcckels to recover three millions of dollars said lo have boon ndvanced tho Sprcckels for tho construction of tho San Diego-Arizona milway. Tho Southern Pacific will assume conl rol of tho Oceanic Steamship Company, which wns given as security by tho Sprcckels, until tho presont litigation is settled. FOURTEEN IF CHEW ARE DRD1ED British Submarine Takes Death Toll Under Waves at Isle of Wight. 1 PORTSMOUTH, February 2. Fourteen members of the crew of tho Brit ish submarino A3 aro dead. The submarine was sunk by tho Hazard at the isle of Wight, tho mon dying under water without a clianco to escape. Tho tragedy has shocked all England. BY MOB VIOLENCE CHIHUAHUA, February 3. Tho govornor has been forced to reloaso from - tho penitentiary Antonio liojas and threo followers. A mob of 150 Zapatistas stormed the jail earlier in tho 'day, but wero finally driven off after two hours of fighting. Gomez and Eojas aro planning an attack on tho city. Holeaso of all political prisoners is demanded by tho Zapatistas. American Kidnaped. CUEISNAVACA, February 2. Tho rebels havo kidnaped an American mining engineer by the namo of Hobin-son. Complications may follow, conference Called.. ML PASO, Fobruary 3. Pcaco envoys havo been sont to Sanialayaucn to confer with the federal leaders in regard to cessation of hostilities. Was Madoro Man. MEXICO CITV, Fobruary 2. It is said hero that Emiliano Vasquez Gomez, former leader of tho Madero junta in tho United States, is concerned in tho revolt of tho Zapntistas. Gomez, it is said, will accept tho provisional presidency. -H T POKTLAND, Fobruary 3. Oi Sen has confessed to the murder of Sold Blng, tho nephow of a Portland millionaire, and Wong Si Sam has boon arrested for complicity in tho trunk murdor. Tho body of Sold Bing was found packed in a trunk in tbo Union room at Seattle on January 24. Only tho trousers hnd boon removed for dismembering tho body, nnd the job bad been dono by a person familiar with surgery or meat cutting. Salt had boen placed on the body to prevent do-cay and to stop profuse bleeding. Tho trunk with tho body insido had bcon in tho station for throe days it was discovered, having been shipped from Portland. Bing was foreman of Chinese salmon cannery crows at Empire City and Astoria, Orogon, and in Alaska, Ho was a nophow of Soid Back of Portland. GERMAN STEAMER RAMMED AND SUNK NEW YOBK, February 3. The German steamer Alleghany, bonnd for this port from was rammed yestorday off Cape Henry in a collision with tho British steamer Pomaron, also bound for this port from Villa Beat. The British vessel damaged the Alleghany so badly that sho sunk. Tho stood with her boats in the work of taking the and crew off tho sinking ship. No lives vrero lost. The Pomaron is bringing the Alleghany passengers here.