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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, January 06, 1914, Image 1

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elessncss of Situation Without Rec
ognition of United States Believed to
be Prompting Dictator in Course Now
Planned. ;"::.:-';";v:;::':::;.
HA CITY: OF MEXICO, January 6By,'JiUlfd .Prew".
Cable)-rConditions in. the City wf ;Mexico,; together with the :
;; plans of President Iluerta, now beirio; carried out, are given as
, reasons for starting onee mofre the persistent mniors Jthnt the
.Dictator, realizing .the hopelessness of reestabiNhuig.- pence
Tirfwuo-ithout recognition frinn the United . States, has
'. made; preparations, to1 resign., , This action it is expected " will
be taken , very soon and that when Iluerta does' step down he
;,will name Judge Reyes, at pretifnt minister of justice, as his ;'
; . successor. ' It was Justice1 Reyes who wrote the, supreme court '
" opinion deciding that Iluerta under the Constitution had a
right to seek election as President in the late election. Reyes
is in thorough sympathy with, Iluerta, it is believed. .The
latter will at once assume command of all the Federal forces '..
in Mexico and personally take the field against the rebels. - '
EL PASO, -Texas,; January 6.-
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.' (By .'Associated Pretta Cable)
v It,- waa reported .'here,' Ut night
; that ' General "Carransta, Reader ,' of
the t Constitutionaliht.' forces "' in
Northern', Mexico,? Is making his'
,;way toward Juarez., Carre nza it
is said, is disguised and' hopes to
preach Juares .without bejng recog-i
; nized. ' ', -r-"''. v;"'
; WASHINGTX January '6. f
(By Associated Press Cable)
; News of Great Britain's1 action' in
ordering the transfer to, Brazil of
Sir Lionel Carden; was received
here yesterdayl. t.This ; actio is
looked upon'i'n diplomatic" circles'
here ,as another "(..evidence- of the
friendluiess of Great Britain to
ward the ,L'nited States and an in-.
dication that it w desired by that
a uc?u "mi
country to remove every obstacle j
possible' in the path of president
Wilsorf in carO'inif out hi policy
for the pacification of Mexico,
The. new post to .which Sir
Lionel Garden ffoes carries with iti
so it is reported, a larger.' salary.
Boon after his arrival 'at the City
of lexico a few months ago,' he
was quoted us saying- that Presi
dent Wilson did not. understand
the situation In .Mexico.- ; This at
titude , was hot endorsed by the
Foreign Office.-1 . ; . ',.;
PUESIPIO,, Texas, January 6.
(By Associated Press Cable)
Hostilities whiqh were resumed by
the rebels in their attack upon the
Federal position at Ojinaga yes
terday, suddenly " ceased today
when the rebels at once began a
retreat. The rebels are now en
camped iu a strong position seven
milerfor.the westward jo( Ojinaga.
It is supposed they went there to
await the arrival of reinforcements
and additional supplies of ammu
nition. , , It is reported, however,
that the reinforcements have been
checked in their htlvanee' and have
been attacked by Federal forces.
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I IIlUllu IN ijlLAIuU
Governor Of Michigan Offers To
Investigate Grievance! and
. j' Peace Now Hoped fcr:'.
' Wr'GHTON,- MMii(nia,i January 6.
Arsor inlet IVes Cable)-nanger
DC .ailJmmedla.t conflict between the
rijcinjjeer. ihiiieri , and .mllltlry
force jn the Caluijiet dmtrict u avert-
el. for the reMnt al lennt,. wbna Qox
brnor Wooilritleo N. Krrt,f Mi-hln
ypmprdiiy took tlie iJld and peraonslly
sunimw com man a of th MrrkA titua
tioo i tb ti-oublM district. , Soon aft
erward hp yucoeeded In effecting a true
btwa the narr(n(r forces. . Tbt min
er agreed to quit their aetivitiea for
tne jirerent, and tjovernor rerria an-
iinuireci ma ne win ai once Dejfin a
full investigation of the grievance of
the minora who have been ao.-. long
loeKea out.,- . , ' . " .
HA N FKANCIgCO," January e.-J-(By
AHMociatert I'reM C able; A. victory waa
claimed by the nti-aloon element of
CVlifornia yeHterday when the anpreme
court pf the Mtate handed down a do-
ci.ion nioldinir the law waulrintf that
"loona in an' Franeiaco bo loed at
two oviock each morning. .. Th law
waa contested .by owner of' the man
renorfi - whichi go toward makinfT the
night life of Baa' I'ranciaco, claiming
that it cnforceitynt would greatly in
jure. their buaines. " '
. 1X1 UTU N r,' Oregon, 'January , .-r
(By ; Awociated Pre-Cable JPort
nnd' effort to olve the unemployed
problem ha apparently failad. . the
municipality entablUned a rock pile, of
fering moderate wage to those who da
aired to find ; employment.. The plan
wa given much publicity and the ro-k
pile wa started yesterday. .
Onttof an army of. more than Ave
hundred unemployed now estimated to
be in Portland, only of tYTTpplied for
work during yesterday.; .y ; -
Associated Press Cable) An order wa
med by the" supreme court of Call-
fornia today directing the county clerk
Of Han Francisco to return to the treas
ury all moneys collected by him for
naturalization fees. In, this case the
mm amount to $20,000. ,
Heretofore these fees have been taken
a a perquisite of the county clerk's
ollice and have 'made the position one
of the ftioet remunerative in the State.
..." The legality ef the law Va bitterly
contested. ' :
Two) Fair Refugees . Passing Inspection by. U
v v States Immigration Authorities on Mexican Rnr
Grcetmgs to ' '
Honolulu by
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Short y after tight o'clock Uat
night the jLatuua- wu-elei puuea
4 up Its flm picmga from tem-
or - MAtsont.-; in , new iaa.son
unerv on Its nawen crula lroa v
)h shipyards In , the AUantic ia
rapidly reaching - ban rancico,
reported Captain Johnson. it Waa
then '656 uum Oii itao rranclaco,
ratauing better than when it lets
tho yards--and with everybody
eli- lc waa th - AiJt tune tn
Kahuka 'ktttion had pickea op tad
signal -or the "' boat that will n
Soou'ae -uia teathwor ttia-nfc
Botwnnr nmr ''V", ov.-ei'
'.f. VBeat wlskeo to Motio.ula; wa m
are all euV' oncluded the um-
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. SANtfBAJS ClMCy; uary' 's.S(
Associated -.Pros .' ( able i(f fjtr-)itiMsV.'
tin) The ferryboat Drrkelcy collided
with the J'aciflc Coast Steamship Cora
pany's paasenaer,"steainer Umatilla, to
day, while both were navigating ban
rraneisco bay .during a donse fpg. ...
. There were many nassemrera on Imth
boats, . Luckily not an injury waa re
corded and ,the damages to the vessols
are deemed slight. .," . , ,. '.
EL I'ASa," Texas, january '3, (Hy
Assoeiated Preaa Cable)' Lieutenunt
Eugene. Armstrong of the Thirteenth
Cavalry, a daring, horseman and mem
ber o( the regiment's crack polo team,
wa thrown vfrom his hoaVe. while play-T
ng poiq ana sunered a fractured' sltull.
tie is dying, according to physicians,
iiEVf YORK, January S. (1W Asso
ciated . Press Cable) Conflictinir wira-
lees detila received f rom' Atlaoti Coast
station this morning indicate that it
was the oil tanker Oklahoma which sank
yesterday, off. Bandy Hook. Twenty
four of the erew are re-ported drownel
and eight rescued. .Tbe,ea.use of the
disaster is not plain.. .:
Cheer upj . "the frfete" is believed
to tie orerl - The thermometer at the
government, kiosk on . BishoD Hquare
registered eUty-two'dmrrees above aero
at midnight. That ia two degrees high.
er than the previous night,., when it
rec-hed the lowest point of the winter
sixty degrees Fahrenheit. ,
Uut it waa cooler out toward Bcho-
field Barrack, iieports from there aay
that for one of the few time in the
history of that - (dace the sentinel on
duty last night were - wearing over-
eoata. Think sf it overcoats en Qbkul
At 'as'tner the troops recently move )
into their new barrack , experienced
oirie inoo'ivenieuee the previous night
during the rain storm, the roofs of th
new buildings leaking like sieves, it is
Marine Tidings
Vuoug other vessel Kahuka wire
lest was in touch with the steamer Hi
err' last night, That vessel reported
W"' ityWill beoff port at seven o'clock
tW J.rnJuiy3'he Wilhelmina report
- tnile on port, . with
all'. yell. ' The , Cbiyo Maru, coming
frosa the, Orfentt reported that' it will
reatili Honolulu nt' boon, Friday." It ha
total of 84? passenger aboard, -
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Another Bad Phase ' i Added to
Trouble With Which San Fran
, cisco Ii Now Grappling.
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HAN FRANCISCO, January . (By
Ai-soriated Press Cable) For the first
time in the history of California, an
Fram-lsce has the 'added problem of car-
iug for an army of nnemployed women
upon its hands.' ' , . . .
It was announced last uight that an
army of one thousand penniless and idle
ttomeu iHiasildi to' sceitrei niployuiwut
will meet htre today to decide upon a
means of having their condition, hn
proved and to.be cared for until era
jdoymuut is found for them. .-.' .
. The task of caring for the unenudor
ed men 'continues. A subscription of
5Q,tHiO is being raised. This money will
be used .in. giving employment to the
1.1 le men on the boulevards and other.
public, improvements in the city.- ;..
BAN FRANC18(X), January .( By
Assoehrted Press Cable) During the
hearing of the charges against the
Western Fuel 'Company, un-tria,! in the
federal court here, witees yesterday
testified that it was the practice of the
Western Fiu'i Company to make Christ
ma gift to it friend and patrons'.
Among these they mentioned employe
of the1 J'actfle Mall 6'teamslijp Company.
The tiffs consiHted wither of coal or
rash,'aid the witnesses.
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'"Mother" Jones, as she hi known
to tbonsamlsof miners throughout
the coal regions of the East and Col
orado, has been one of the-most val
ukbleveldes of the Western. Federa
tion of ri liars and' other organiza
tions in their labor, dispute; baa re
patdly exhorted her followers, to
resistapce. and her deortatien'from
Trlui.liif, Colorado," by the" military
huthoritles rinnday- is . believedi' to
have lreen.. the esult of her actif
itjea among -the striker , there. ,.
New York Bankers Favor Estab
lishment Of Huge- Regional ' ;
;;Bank In Big City. '
yEW, YORK, January' ( (By As
sociated Press Cable) The' federal re-
I serve orgauisatipn committee, the mem
ber of, which who were, not i named in
the new Currency Law were recently
appointed by President Wilson, began
Uork yesterday. No, time will be lost,
it!SMsaii,' in getting the measure into
operation. .V ' 'i
The mapping of regional, district
throughout the United States 'is now
under way, though their 'area is not
definitely determined.' .' ,
Local financiers here favor the es
tablishment in New York of a hug
regional bank to absorb half the: avail
able capital. This .plan ia 'being care
fully considered,, though it will be sev
eral day before1 the committee is in
tpsjtion to anaounoe.it plan.
tPPBRFlEliD, Oregou , January A,
(By Associated Press Cable) Stocks
of liquors, saloon fixtures and gambling
outfit were, shipped out of hern today.
The stocks and outfit are consigned to
IWkcr t'Lty, Oregon'. Sheriff lwson
last, night, dwclarml, that he will close
all saloons at Huntiugton tomorrow,
Petition to Secure Bach Secures
.' , One Hundred Names Mass
Meeting In Protest
Several month ago a petition, ad
dressed to President Wilson, praying
or a. greater liberality in the nsturali--.ation
law ia respect to racial quali
Jcations was started in circulation ia
lonoliiln, full publicity to the petition
'tself and to the reason 'actuating
hoce having it in band being given at
ue time, r The fart of the petition has,
tpparehtly, Only come to some and dur
ng the past few days 'there has been talk
)f mnsf meeting to protest . agains
he object of the petitioner and of'a
ounter petition; to. b sent from Hono-.
ulir.' The charge Is being maile thai
.he. original peyUoa is one designed t.
iel(- the opposition to the' passage- of.
.be Dillingham Hill and to throw, o,
.alse light upon the ideas of, Honolulantr
espeeting . Oriental'.' exclusion. :':Th
further 'claim Is being made that, the
petition is being circulated in- secret
md that aa attempt ia being mad to
liile. the fact of he petition from (be.
enerai public. .
That tnerf .has beea the least Idea
f secrecy about the matter ia denied
y Rev. F. 8. Scndder, managing edl
or of the Friend, who has been circu
iting the petition and advocating the
Jea .sok of it through the columns of
lis publication. 'There ia nothing to
.. secret 'about' and nothing . to bo
ishamed about " he said last pight.
he-a. informed by- The Advertiser, ot
the street talk, in the matter..
V Outcome of Becont Friction.
'. It wa the oi-iginal intention to send
-he petition on .to the President at a
Jme when the relatione between (the
United State and Japan were atrained
jver ' the passage . ot - - the. Anti-alien
jand Lnwin islifornia, and the JJil-
Ingham Bill, with iu possible 'fcntl-
lapanese clause was not a matter ot
';neral interest. . The securing of the
jn' hundred .desired ignatorea ; .has
oeen ari slow' matter, however, each
inner buying been given plenty ot
:.ime. fore'eosideration between, hsving
k inattetf bt oat-ke-d- to - fciui- and the
-iresentatibn of tlie paper for hia- hand
writing. ' i '(. ..
To date-ninety-seven signatures have
oeen secured, eacli signer being a re
uponiible-N.-ltiaeiS'and Well known ia the
-ommnntty. Mr. Heudder eapeeta to
so re . i he ,th ree more necessary 'within
a. few days, when the petition will be
rorwardad to Washington. "
Thd etition- ia not, ks appears to be
supposed, one to let down tb bar in
discriminately, to Japanese,, but is one
to ruise tbe naturalisation bars so far
a projier safeguards .to eitixenship are
concerned and then to ' eliminate the
present bars to properly .. qualified
Orientals. The object of the petition,
in, short, is to make the qualification)
to 'citizenship high but not dependent
a poa color or race. ;"..
..'."'. .'' Tho Petition Text ' '
. . The full-teat of the petition, which
has. already been published in . theso
columns, is: .. 4 ' , ' ... ' ;
'To the Honorable Woodrow Wilson,
j. Presidut of the United States. '
. "Hir: Theuadersignei)i citizen am
eaidents ot the Territory ot Hawaii
respectfully make ' petition, and, foi
grounds tberetor, represent, a follow
"In Hawaii w am not pctous o
the eitisteace of : any race question
livery persoa here is not only theoret
Ically but actually evial before th.
law. Kvery one in the Territory un
derstanda this perfectly well, and il
dit-reiore aoosu an ease of wind tha
does not seem to exist in those parts
of the world where there is not that
equality. Of course the language bar
rier . prevents' close social intercourse
but this Is perfectly well understood
by our different nationalitiea and there
ore no objection or teenng arise oi.
that account.
- "JuBt at the present juncture of af
fairs in our country we feel . that it
would greatly help to adjust ill fee linn
and get rid of suspicion and soreness,.
provided the laws of the United Htates
were so adjusted as to revert to tho
eoudition, which was regarded aa ideal
ry- our. fathers, that America ia a
refuge for the oppressed of all nations
and that ritiseaship might.be acquired
In the United rltstes upon compliance
with certain conditions, such .. aa . the
ability to uuderstaud the laws, custom
and manners of that count sy, coupled
with residence of a number of rears.
etc. The years of prior residence
might well be increased, coupled with
other requirements now set . forth in
the laws; and adding thereto such
further requirement a may bo.neeei-
ssry to more perfectly safeguard our
institutions; but entirely abolishing
any race distinction.
''Your Detitiouera. therafara rii-t.
fully pray that the influence of your
admiuistratioa may be thrown in favor
of the enactment of such legislation
in Congress as may be required to do.
away witn race barriers to naturaliza
tion, even while it, may increase and
a aft other qualifications necessary tb
be met prior to admitting any nerson
of any nationality to eitixenship under
The lire department was summoned
to the rear of the rVhumau parage at
Bishop and Merchant street at one-
thirty o'clock this morning. A rubbish
pile wa ebhua.,: It waa extinguished
without damage,
500,000 Tons:
'-'A I Wil l i u l l
Product of Territory '$ Principal
Industry, According to , Sugar
" PactoniV . Estimate Will Be
Twenty Thousand Ton More
Than In 1913 and Twenty Thou
sand Tons Less Than In 1912.'
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The Lo-Ebb Was Touched Last
Month ; ; Indications Now Are
I That Advance iCan Be ': Looked .
; Tot Beginning About March' 1 ; "
Crop Win Be About Evenly Di
' Tided With New York and Pa
cific Coast. . v'V:'., '.,'. '' '. y
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' Allen it.. No well, manager , pf the'
Sugar Factors ' Company, Interviewed
by The Advertiser yesterday, stated
that the Sugar Factor' estimate of
tho 1914 crop to no handled by that,
company, is los to half a million ions,
or, to be exact, 444,150 tone, afjaiu'st
443,000 toa)l shipped (by them in -13 .
and 479,000 ton Jo 11J, u. :
,Thrj trop of 1014 ahippwl to Doicm.
bit? -Si; 3613, total 7,6o; tcTns. ' Of:
thla Je7-,100 ton haa been shipped to
Atlaatie Ooast torts 'Via 'Teliiiftntci-re
Isthmus anH0,'MI0 ton t Pacific ( 'i.a-t
refineries. Arrival of 1914 uj;nni at
Eastern markets are 2000 (on aud at
Pacific Coast market 7700 toaa. AAoata
on' December SI were 27,900 tote, of
which ?-",JfK) tone are for Eastern and
S800 ton for Western markets. Ar
rivals 1314 crop have sold at 'average
priee'of 3 1-8 cents per pound.
Discussing the low price? of .'sugar, t
1.123 cents, ruling between December.
23 and Z, 1913, Mr, No well states that
thia is the lowest price at which Ha
waiian ugar has been aold for eight
een years, the laet date on which this
low level waa reached having leen Oc
tober 17, 1898.
' .' Former Free Sugar period. '
V.The previous "free augar'V period
lasted from December 1,' 1890, to-August
27, 1894. From the latter date
intil annexation there waa a, forty per
cent ad- valor-era duty. Even ia free
ugar timea the price only dropped to
i eent or lower on six weekly aum-'
mary dates in 1893, twenty-four date
in 1894, eighteen ia 1895 and six week
ly dates In 189. . The lowest price at
which Hawaiian sugar has sold since '
1890 waa 2.73 cents, from December
19 to 28, 1894, after the repeal of "free
ugar" ami tho restoration of the forty
ler rent ad valorem protection under
tho reciprocity treaty.
WMle ougar price will probably re
main -at about present level during1
lannary and February, or miyht per
hap again fall to 3.1 or 3.126 cents,
it i believed that tho tariff redmction
haa beea ao thoroughly discounted that
prices will probably advance after
March 1, 1914. There are very few
of the Hawaiian plantations that can
pay dividends if sugar remains at pres
ent level. ".. t
. Now Schedule Figure.
The new schedule figures Of 1014
crop to be handled by the fcugar Fac
tor Company i estimated Vi(i,l.'iU.
tona, 223,000 tons to go to Pacific Coast
refineries and 41,130 tons to Atlantic
porta. Ot tho latter .10,130 ton will
go by the (ailing vessel John Kua and
Edward Bewail around Cape Horn and
831,000 tona via Tehuantepee.
The estimate for 1914 ia 1,130 toua
more than the crop of 1913, aa crope
still show the effects of tho severe
drouth nrf 192. . ,
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Franei M. Swancy, president of
Theo. H. Davlea A. Company, stated to
The Advertiser yesterday that the only
Davlea plantations that have darted
grinding are the Kaeleku Plantation
. onipauy on Maui and the Waiake
Mill Company at Uilo. All tb rest of
their Dlantationa in aVvnut ran.lv
start except th Hamakua Mill Com- '
pany, where th mill repair are not 1
quite completed. - ., . . ,
Weather conditions in rm,mM.t .
vorable in Hamakua and Kohala. Whllo
ine is i yielda will undoubtedly b af
fects by the severe droughts of 1913
and 1913. it ia too sooa to nv t h.i "
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