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It GAZKITE. "rUTDAY," A?R1L X 'l9H.-Sr.Mt-WEEKLV.
IB DPiEADTJOUGIITS
11 ' IVILL LEAD 11
Wotlierspobn Chief of Staff
Wood Starts oh New Duti es
V
STERILE SOILS
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PRAISE 5 WILSON
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Xeiterates to National Lawmakers
Hit Determination to Achieve
Peace, in Mexico- and Dwells at
Length, on International Rela
tion! of the Mnch-Harrassed
Southern Republic, v ; .
CITY VV MEXICO, April 1 (Aa
aodated Prose by Federal Wireless)
Th ntinul engrss was convened
here by President Huert lank night.
President ftoerta'e meiwsge, 'f the
moat lengthy he has yt submitted to
toe national itwrnaiera, was listened io
attentively throughout. lie, read the
anesaage from the rostrum of the senate,
peaking is a strong, clear and diatiact
Veire. . .. r. . . .'. '-. '
policy in the past, and reiterated his
determination to tarry out his program
to achieve the peace of Mexico,
' The message contained extensive men
tion of the international relations of
Mexico, and comfnented with muck bit
terness on the difficulties which the
Mexican government has encountered,
In raising funds, owing, sard President
Jinerta to the discouraging influence
exercised by tho strange attitude to
ward Mexico of a certain Tower. .
'"JUAREZ, Mexico,' April .(Asso
ciated Press " by Federal Wireless)
a telegram received here last night
from General Vrlla, directing1 tbe siege
at Terreon says that Terreon has not
.yet fallen into the hands of the Con
stitutionalists, although he now holds a
part of that city. - -
It is rumored here that a trainload
of Soldiers under General Mass sent ta
reiafere the Federal forces at Tor
reen, has been dynamited.
During tke fighting yesterdify General
Velsseo, commanding the Federal troops
at Torreen, asked for and received a
three hours' truce, . wherein he offered
te surrender the city and all stores, pro
vided the lives of the officers and meg
Were spared. ) Villa replied that Gen
eral Crozco and many others, traitors
e the Carranza cause, must be executed
ad stated that he would refer the re
quest te Carranza. . . .
-.-. - - i s i '
JAMES GORDON" BENNETT 1
STRICKEN IN EGYPT
CAlfiO, Egypt, April 1. (By Asso
ciated presa Cable) James . Gordon
Bennett, proprietor of the New York
Herald, which issues a Psris edition, is
r a very serieas condition here. ' Mr.
Bennett has been iu failing health for
some time past but suffered a relapse
yesterday which has caused consider
able apprehension among his relatives
and friends gathered around his bed
side. Specialists were , hastily sum
moned and every effort is being made
to prolong the life, of the aged pub
lisher, , ,u ', , i, th' V . '
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JAPANESE STATESMAN
SUDDENLY STRICKEN
' TOKIO, April J.t Associated Press
by Federal Wireles) Ayae Hattori,
farmer member of the Diet died here
yesterday. The distinguished lawmak
er was stricken with cerebral hemor
rhage yesterday and died despite every
effort ta save his life. .
PAULINE CHASE OPERATED
, , , ; ON FOB APPENDICITIS
'l l)TD01,, April t (Associated Press
ly .Federal WjreWs) Pauliae Chase,
the wellknowa actreea, was operated
upo for appendicitis here yesterday.
The operation, was .successful, the pa-,
tiant rallying well
1 v .
BHEIMS. France. Apriirf By Aa-
sociated press Cable) Three aviators
met death here today when . two . ma
chines caught fire ia mid air, ia a fall
'following a collision. - The Ire caused;
jboth machines to collapse, the two avi
ators and passenger, carried by one of
the birdmen, being. dead , when they
reached the ground. , ' i.
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' NEW YOBK, April 2. (Associated
Press by, Federal Wireless) i Henry
Xaetig, a Fifth Avenue imnorter, ' was
arrested kere last night by the customs
authorities on a charge of smuggling,
lie is accused of receiving valuable
embroideries brought into this country
without the required payment of duty.
The customs officials, who have been
working on the ease, discovered that
the embroideries were smuggled la from
' i scorning European steamers by . being
brought ashore concealed ia newspapers.
, -v . - ' .
BAN FBANCIflOO, April 1.
(Associated Press by Federal Wire
less) The board nf -directors of
4 the Panama Pacific - Exposition
this afternoon set aside UK),00t
for a world ' championship polo
touruaautat, to be played at Han-
Francisco between jdareh 13 and
May 1, 1915. V
m .It is ax nested that with this
vast amount ready to be distrib-
ejt iited iu prizes, every country In
the world wherq pplo ,ia played
will enter teams.
Hawaii, which can boast of the
finest polo pouies io the world asJ
Jiie of the best polo teams, is
houud to have an entry, it is le-
liered here. .' .
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B
An Average of One
Divorce Wc3 Filed
Each Day in March
Honolulu Continues. to Maintain
, IU Record ai "Tho Island .
: ;v of the Miamated." ,
t . ,. .;
. Il'ttrisgths wonts'".' of March'
.there sere .filed ia the office of
the thief clerk of the .first circuit .
cenrt '. twentj-slx', . divorce suits. :
lcntirig ,.oo t the Ave Buadays
" which Iccoretcd tne .Marck .calen
' dar this rear, the average for the
Jnoath Was one suit iled per day. '
The loot tbrcs suit filed in,, March
were a follows: . , " ... . ; "
' .Kile .Vsthcruie KssWml agsliist
Punicl FoH K'tnhini; Lnuine Kcebe
a'trsinst Sydney. Sco1ic; Maki Knbio
jj egainsta.isiike KnH). . ,t ,' :1(
Ma.ttie 4 .Tylr Seventeen - Yean
Postmasterr of Norfolk Com.
mita Suicidei President to ; -
HbmriVR; Virginia, April t. (As
sociated fresa by dea4 Wirdeek)
Mattie Tyler, granddaughter of John
Tyler, committed suicide here today,
following the appointment ef B.' A.
Williams to succeed her as postmaster.
Williams' selection waa made from the
civil aervice. ' '
Miss Tyler had bcea postmaster of
Norfolk for seventeen years. Her re
moval caused a storm of protest, aud
her tragie death here yesterdny only
added to the feeling. The case was
at once called to the attention of Presi
dent Wilson, and he has promised to
personally inquire as to tne eause of
Jiisa Tyler 's act.
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All-Chinese Team Want to Buy
Outright But Notley Seeks Man.
element of Aggregation.
' (Frem Thursday Advertiser.)
' ' Members of the , Chinese Athleti:
Union are on the anxious . seat as to
the position f their All-Chinese team,
and they are wandering if the aggrega
tion is to become a member of the Oahu
League or not during the season ot
IS 14. Although the team was admitted
to the' league at a recent meeting of
the directors, there is considerable red
tape te be unwound before the aggre
gation' knows just where ihey are at.
According to the ' members ' of the
team, and the public was led to believe
likewise, the All-Chinese were to pur
chase the ' franchise ef the nearly de
funct rjtars, paying the aum of S20J
for the same, this being the exset
amount or near tt, of tl note heid
by Thomas Treadway ' against John
Notley. , ' .. ,. , . i. ' , ;, "
Now . comrs another angle to ' the
wrangle. It is stated that John .Not
ley, manager of the Stars, wilt dispose
of his franchise only on condition that
he remain aa managur of the All-Chinese
and share in the profits of the
team with the players. This proposi
tion does not meet with the approval
ef the team nor the Chinese Athletic
Union. They are willing to take up
tae note Treadway holds against Not
ley, or Are willing to enter the Oahu
league ujion the same conditions ns
the St. Louis Aluruui entered, paying
the sum of $100. .
It is the contention of the Chinese
that the payment of 200 to Notley
does not get them anything, and that
he is receiving $200 for simply turning
the urine of his Htars into that of All
Chiaese, and that he will still be in
absolute control of the situation.
What the All Chinese, seek to do is
to bur Notley out, take on his nets
with Treadway and teromo scls owners
of, tho franchise; ' Or they are willing
te file 1 another application with the
(Bhu league and becoms a lona file
member; as are the Punihous, Ht, Louis
Alumni Sad other teams!
That ' Notley should d'spoSe of bis
franchise outright to the All Chinese
is the consensus of opinion for the brt
interests of baseball. The Htars, as a
liidl (nam, were a joke and did not help
baseball whatsoever,, while en the ether
hand a ;reu I All Chinese team in the
leagne would greatly add to the Interest
la the pastime and crento no end of
rivalry.;.,.:. ,
Taken Back to Stetmer Menes
fTom' WWch They Ran. Away
, -Wanted to Stay Here. ,
(From Thursdsy Advertiser.) ' '
A. Uawrbsh, C, Jacobs aad J. Boadcr
son, deserters from the German steamer
Menes, Sere put aboard the Vessel yes
terday afternoon shortly before its de
parture by Harbor Officer Carter.'
lha young men are fine appearing,
well dressed, well educated, and appar
ently have in onus to live ashore com
fortably for several months.
' Carter say they ; became enamored
of .the charuis of Hawaii and escaped
from the vessel March 23. . They were
later discovered In a room in a tese
aiejit house on upper Tort street with
a ; supply of provisions to lust them
several weeks. Carter says the desert
er iuteaded to remain lu hiding until
the Menes sailed,
When leaving' the police station yes
terday the young men kmilod sadly as
they expressed their regret that they
were not allowed to linger and grow
up with, the country. ,' , t- .
GOVERNORSHIP GRACIOUSLY
.... DECLINED BY CAMINETTI
;' WASUINClfoX. April i.ny Asso
ciated press Cable) A. t'aniiuetti, coin-
missiouer ec .immigration, aunosuced
today that he will not ruu for the Oov
eraorsbip of California as has been an
bounced on, the Pacific Coast, , i 'ami
ne) ti stated that he believed be was of
great? i ta the state u( his birth and
to the DiMnooratio party iu bis present
positioB,;,,,.' ,j ',,.- ,:;,,.,.
Presideifs Stand on Repeal of ju
emotion Clause Commended by
" '. the London Standard. r
LONDON, April 2 (Associated Press
by Federal Wireless) The British
Tress is strong ia its praise of Presi
dent Wilson on his stsnd In the ques
tion of tho repeal of the exemption
clause of America coastwise vessels
in the l'ssania Canal toll bill. Though
guartled in commenting upon the
chances for the paesage of the repeal
BiesKuro now in congress, many f the
leading publications yestcrdsy express
ed themselves as hoping that Wilson '
policy on this question would be fol-
The btandard editorially commends
the I'resident fer his firm stand in urg
ing the repeal of the clause, stamping
bis position as a firm act of justice anj
geaorosity which will go f ar ' to
strengthening the Anglo-American en
teste and be a salutary lesson and ex
ample 0 the rent of the world, '
CANAL BILL WILL BE
PASSED, SAYS WTXSON
WASHINGTON, April 1. (Py Asso
ciated Press Cable)-The' administra
tion is of the optnion that it has the
minimum majority necessary to tarry
the Panama . Canal tolls , measure
through the senate. It is counting on
sixteen others voting with the govern
ment forces. Benntor Bobert L. Owen
of Oklahoma says, that if the commit
tee fails to report reasonably promptly
on the bill he will make a motion for
its drschnrge. ' . 1
President Wilson ststes thst he bears
no aaimositv atraiast those who opuosod
the bill In the lower house yesterday.
'..' '
SEARS ORDERED HOME.
, SAN FBANC1SCO, April 2. (Asso
ciated. Press by Federal Wireless)
Lieutenant Soars of the First Infantry,
stationed st rkbnficld Itarrarks, wh'
has been hero on leave, received orders
yesterday to proceed to s his post at
once. lie will leave at the first oppor
tunity. . y '
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Believed to Be Enlisted with Com
v pony at Schofleld Barracks
Officer to Investigate.
,'fFrom Thursday Advertiser.) ? '
; Karl Freiherr von dem Bnssche Fp
penberg,' a native of Osnabrieke, West;
phslis, ls being sought by firm of t
torneva i. Halle. Oermany,k , 1
Georfl Bodiek, German eonsiil for 'Ha'-l
waii, received advices from the German
attorney last Monday, stating that Ep
pen berg had been traced' to Hawaii, and
it waa thought he had enliated in the
United States Army and was. stationed
at one of the posts on Oahu, '.
' H. A. rJchroeder, reeretary. to the Ger
man consul, said yesterday that he had
been told that a man answering the de
scription of Eppenberg waa a member
of the First Infantry at Schofleld liar
racks.;' , ; ; , .
Large Estate Await Him.
In the letter to Coasul Bodiek, the
German attorneys state there is large
estate in Westphalia, the property of
the Eppenberg family, which ia about
to bo distributed, and of which a largo
portion haa been: bequeathed to the
missing heir. Mr. Bcbroeder Is investi
gating to ascertain whether Kp;esberg'l
is a member of the First Infantry, ,
The. official handbook on German no
t.ility gives the young mart ancient-and
honorable lineage. The first record of
the family is in 1224, when the Von dam
Bussrhe family rarne into existence., r
The, family from , which . the young
naa's fsmily is the direct descendant
was the (list braneh of the original
family. It is known aa the Von dem
Bnsche" Kp'penlerg family, and ' wai
efctablished in 1503. '
Anyone having knowledge of the
whereabouts of Karl Freiherr von dem
rVtissche )pfienberg Is asked . tot com
municate 'with H. A, tichroeder at II.
Hackfcld 'ft Company's offle.
' May Bavaal Bla Identity. ' ' '
At 8httfleJil Barracks yesterdsy the
officer in charge aid that if Eppenberg
waa a .member of the First Infantry
he bad not enlisted andcr that, name.
During reveille, this Biornina, however,
Ihc ew of the quest for tle wisairig
belr will ba ananuneed, so that If the
person sought is ameug the assembled
soldiers he may reveal his identity nd
place hinuelMu a position ta claim his
heritage... . ... , ,t,.; ... . .
COLLEGE OP HAWAII : ' '
TO SURVEY PUNALUU
A group ef fmir of the Oollfge it
llawaii faculty, comprising Professors
Oonaghho, Pryjn and MacCaughey and
Doctor Illuigworth, are ! to make ' a
biological reeonaoiseaQoe of the Pitoa
lun region during the latter portion of
this week.' The party plans to take
with them a number of sc,ktifie instruments,-
so that precise records may be
obtaiued. " ' - ,
The Puualun region la one of unusual
iutercst to the nsturalist, as it include
the most primitive portion of the K
lau rain forest. Mr. Bock, the botanist
of the collcgo, several years ago found
I this region number of very rare
native plsnts and several new' to sci
ence. . . '.. '',.', .. . .;. . , ; , ..
The Punsluu region ia not frequently
vsitd bv Jtonoluln folk, but deserves
to be better known as it is a region
of rare acenie beauty, ...
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BEBVXS THE WHOLE FAMJLT.
.'.The fame of Chamberlain's Cough
Ueatedy .is world ,wide It is good tor
the deep seated eough of the adult nr
the creep aud whooping sough f the
cbUilr. The same li4tU.. wrves' the
whole fapiilv. For sale bv all dealers,
Itcuson,; Wuith , Co., Ltd., agents for
Iiawaii. .
World Leading Warships Will
Form Proccsskua' Through
r' ' ' Panama CanaL
Washington, March aa. The
dreadnoughts of (he navies of the 'world
will pss In 'procession through the'Pa-
nam canal early next. yeuf. It will
bo power, 'on parade. ' The mountains
back of Cnlebra and of Km pi re will look
oh 'plcf ore' 'which' will dimFnlsh to
hbtliingneKs ihe scene of (he sweep f
fbe Spanish Armada towards Flarabor
ougb llesd. '"' ''' "' .''"
, Bspidly the' prepartiona are making
for the gnthmisg of the warships' in
Colon harhor. ' tt may ba 4hat the great
event will b set forward from January
to March, for' it Kr posaible that the
operating. fare of the canal will not
be trained to a point of efficiency te
make it absolutely safe to critrnst 'it
with the safe guarding ef , the great
fleets ' id tjioir . course frem ocean to
occon, bnt within twelve months ,tbe
proccmiloa will jwss and it will be such
a eae as sever before. Jias bee wit
nessed. . .... . i , ; v
'.Jt. haa new been diefinitely .decided
that th' Mitee largest American teat
tleohips, the drendaoughta ef M navv,
sbnli icsd the great vessels pf tkajor
figncre throuRh the waterway rom tic
Atlantic to the Pacific '.There has Wen
a change ?of . lntantion with regard to
the old Orega, new almost out of dste,
but with record which snake it fitting
that.slie shall lead the way aa ah Jus
led. it before, ,1a the immediate., wake
of the Oregon will come tee sixteen
most formidable warship of the Amer
ican avy. ' ' " ." ':" ' V
'"! " r Oghry-Tlv Wow Sjwwo. .
WaBliingto" ofriciak already have
been definitely iaioraied. that ,ihtT
five .warships f foreiga natioaa will
take part ia the Panama Canal. par4e.
Tentative 'promises have, bee jaade
that other "ships of tb aliens" will
bo added ta the lists and that whetn
Uie day comes there will a 120 for
eign warships, ia line te take. the. waac
ot tke Amiican .craft.
While tuo American battleships will
load the proccasioa, other mericaa ves
sels, cruisers!' guifboata and amaller
craft. will bo'distrlbuterl at different
pointa absng the lias ef parade. . .Que
cietacameat will consist of twenty-eight
torpedo boats and.. torpedo boat destroy
era. . If the fltrtess f things is to be
preserved, Bear-Admiral liutch .1. .Cone
will cemmaad them, for it waa he who
ou? year .an (took. tk. Jittle rratt
safely lowa the Atlantis, round Cape
Horn , and up?.tbe l'aclftc on the trail
" -Mkn RattOBl tA Attaai. ' 1
' fevery nation a earth which' bus s
navy, or' enough ,f navy to supply
vessels for -other, tha borne gard pur
poses, will be represented ia the, sail
ing line.' England, France, Qermaay,
Italy, ppam, Kusma, Jsian and otuer
cenntTios srill scad thair craft aud their
sailor mil to take part in, the proceed
lags.,,' It will be a great shew, and it
is probable that thousands of Americans
Jill have an opportunity to ace the
erts ef the nations in northern waters.
Tt is expected that the dreadnoughts,
the cruisers, the guaboats and the tor
pedo craft of all. the nations will re
deavoua inside the Virginia capes be
fore proceeding to. the tropins. ; ., ,.
' It is forty-two miles from Colo har
bor to Panama .barber, v The first eight
miles ef ths canal from the Atlantic
side are at sea leveK . Then the first of
the flight of three locks built by Lieut.
CeL William L, Sibert will be reached
aud each battleship must be locked up
the stairway separately. Only one ship
will be admitted to a lock at a time,
which means, . bowever, that locking
oporstions fer three ships can be going
on ' simultaneously, for the flight of
throe locks at Gatan ia so arraagod that
vessel can occupy each spne of the
three steps at once. .;
Little Eeor to Bpare.
'.JI needs only "an appreciation of the
huge number of ships that are to be
locked -through the waterway oa the
day pf the great procession to muke
one understand , tha delicacy, and. tho
responsibility of the work of the operat
ing forces of the locks. -Several
battleshiiw, the Texas for in
stance,' bave width oulv of fifteen
feet less than the width of the Panama
locks. Each ship as it enters the loc,ks
win be taken tn cfiargo by towing en
Bis os, which run on tracka at the si ic
of the locks and must control the great
craft and see thut .they do not forge
rorwaru or inaice. way astern to tne
deawKtion of the iock gates.
: It will take all the sunlight hours
of a day to put all these great stool
ships through the Panama CanaL
W a1
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i SAN AXTONIO, Texas, April 1.
-r-i Associated Presa by Federal
Wireiss)Cbarles Edward Wad
.dell, famed throughout the baseball
k world ss "ftuhe" aad famous in
his time s a pitcher for ' the
Philadelphia Athletics died here
today of tuberculosis. Waddell led
a spectarular and erratic; career as
a baseball player, but was an idol
of the fans aa well hs a thorn In
the aide of his managers.
Waddell first sprung into proml-
nence in 1902 and during his stay
In the league performed many
wonderful feats in pitching. In
1903 he jumped the Athletics to
jday with the Los Angeles team,
hut after jnoath on the Oast,
he again returned to Philadelphia.
Following his big league eareor,
Waddoll drifted to the American
Association but was on the down
grade owing tt his excessive use of
liquors, aud this habit is behaved
te lisve brought a-liout the disease
which ended his life. .-, ( ,
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.WASHINGTON, Arrll J. (By Also-,
Uted Press ( able) -Ms J. (Jen. William j
Wallace Wotherepoon of the gcserol
staff was today chosen as successor to,
Maj. Gen. .Leonard Wood as chief of
staff. Prig. Gen. Hugh I Scott, now
la command, t Fart Bliss, Texas,' ene
of he prici',arie:htsi OS tha Mex.eia
border, will bq ssUtnt. chief. .' V '
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..The duties. wiQ not be new to Gen-
eral.Wotherspoea, as ha had been act
ing chief, two- or three months who .
General Hell weut eut and before Oca-1
eial .Wood . focxaally.. succeeded to the
positio. , . . ..,
. licMtral , w otherspooo will bring to
bis -ew 'iNNutio wealth of experi
ence ad idoas. .He is. tha man who
stertled the JateJnntionaJ Conference of.
Naval Architect by a eehems for revo
lutioaiaiag structural rules In building
eeao gaing vessels. - He froposed an
inner skin far all ocean passenger boat,
with nvmewwus compartmenti SI led with
compressed air, rendering them : prac
tically nnsinkable.
By enamtaining the air. erasure in
iase of aoeidont, the oit ceoll lie kopt
upright and Able to svlthatand the on
slatight of ..the .sea, ,al t the same
time farcing the water frw Ve flocdxl
and,, damaged, rompartraonts. He did
not prrweit,miely a tteory, but showed
sneeexstul tests of the dan as made on
the wsrship North Carolina.
W. i , Wotlierjtpoon. we ' r ora , ii
line a iung military record., ilo becsmo
a .. brigadier . geaeraT October 2, 1007,
and served the tmeral staff from
Jiwmi ?msm Khs S nt lum
Recent Promotion!, "Ci JLmul t in
. 'New OScert Coming to
.,, Oahn Posts. v "
rJCJlOrttLD BARRACKS, March SO.
War' department orders dated March
t0,' announce the transfer of six lieu
tenants td regiments here. The Fourth
Cavalry gains three first lieutenants to
BIT existing, Vacancies, caused by the
transfer, of Lieut. F H. Coleman, M
eeatly presnoted, fro fa the Second Cav
aJryj Lieut. R.- 1L Kimball, recently
promoted, from the Eleventh Cavalry,
and Lieut. A. Boono, recently of the
Third Cavalry, and who gained his hie
on 4Japt. ca fctedjc 's frvsntiek - r .,
To the i Twenty-fifth, Jafantry Jiyi
transfer, will com there, second. iW
tananta.to help fill .the gape i th piti
ciai personnel ,f that . reuimeat. where
eevea vacancies ia that graVe have.ex-
isted. lAut. W.. I from tke
Fourteenth Infantry Lieni. E- P.jien-;
son, from be tmht,ecutii iniantrraj
Lieut ",C. Ct fttqkly,, free the TweV-'
eighth Infantry, ar ,pm pqwly'iraaa-;
ferred (beers. . These oJBiers are all of
the Wert .rout .class i xvt, and will
rank a!J of thcsecmul lieutauiiBts cf he'
Tweaty ftf th xcopt. Lieutenants i6need,
Bsird and Pale, which premise to uf-'
Iher complicate the quarters question.. '
Lirutesaut, Philooo ba ,,a, natiaal
reputation, a. footbsl), player,., Jle was
caiaain ei a yietoriops liowdoin Colleg.i
team before, entering the acadomy, aad
while a edet. plaj-cd center on th.)Vest
Point tm and. was captain during his
first class year. ,tye made tha A.I Amer
ican team 1809. ,. , ,. . ,,; ,. , '
. Another addition to !ho garriae will
be ..made by , the., avwignrnent' t . the
Fourth .Cavalry. of Lieu. Colr".y..4V.'
Forsyth, to take the vacancy irtsde by
the . detail of . Lieu tonant, Colonel. M ,
Itanald to the inspector ssral's de
partment., Lieuteuaofc OoleneJ Forsyth,
has recently . been attached tq the, First
Cavalry at .the Presidio of Monterey,
and wiU join Jji newieginMjn, pn, th
June trausporV;.) ' . .. .., : . '
It is rumored Jhsit Maj., Eilmoi' L.
Butts, Twenty-flfti laf entry, lll he to
detailed to the position of Instrwrtor of
military art at the University of Min
nesota, to leave the department In tirn i
to join at 4H. Paal for the opening of
the college year next fsll. Major Butts
had, just eoaiploted a four-year detail
at the Minnesota college when he joined
bis present command about two years
' '- i:-A ' fi . ' ,;.''
Many Expeditions to Hunt Ani
mals in Alaskan Waters ; j
This Season, ;
'Attracted, by alluring prpfita prom
ised by' walrus 'hunting " In Alaskan
waters many more ships than? ever be
fore, it is said, are being outfitted to
engngo in the pursuit of the big animals
this season and lively vigil is in pros
pect for the, vessel of the international
patrol fleet which are sent into Uuhriug
Sea each year to guard protected game
against the invasion of poachers. At
the big ash busts the little Bsb and, in
turn is awallewed by the walrus, so the
human hunter pursues the walrus and
is himself pursued by the sea going
poliee if he invades forbidden waters
in his quest for game. ;.. t '..',,
I '-' Japanese loin in Quest.' '
Formerly the sturdy Norseman, ever
ready to brave the perils of the froaea
north that discouraged even the. most
venturesome sailors of other nations.
led the precarious chase for seals and
walrns, .but since the Japanese got a
taite of walrus mest they have joined
in tho hunt and their activities threaten
the animal with extinction. According
to reports, expeditions are being fitUsii
out at many ports of the empire and
wrl leave for Alaska waters in time
to be there when the season opens. .
. '.;",' : Dried Xik Venlaou. .,...'';
Walrus meat is tonsidered delicacy
in Japau, the animal being sought as
much for this reason, it is said, ai for
the prvflt realized from the sale of its
tusks. The meat is put through a dry
ing process much like that employed. in
producing venison and when so treated
it is aaid to keep indefinitely iu any cli
mate, and to be so poptilnr as a .food
Kiopie among tne Atppouose tkat it
brings famy pri(''-''eren during hard
; times.
..... ' I. k ,. L
that perio'(,untfJ J9()fl,'whea he became
assistaat to the chief ef staff, f rom
1907 to l!9 he wss president of the
War College, aad again hold the anme
position, in 1010-1912. He was appoint
ed commander of the Department of
the Gulf, with headquarters in Atlanta,
Georgia, in January, 1912. ,
He waa appointed to the Army from
Civil life, nd his rise to the top was
rapid. He was jumped over the h?ads
of 117 colonels and thirty lieutenant
colonels, and was not even ths senior
lieutenaat colonel in his arm ef the
service, being eighth in rank in the list
ef lieutenaat colonels of the infantry
arm when he began his stride towards
the presidency of the War Ccl!e(re lnd
the title Of brigadier general. He was
very popular with the Taft administra
tion, which recognised in him especial
qualities as a soldier and general all
atouad, able man.
He ia an able and forceful sneaker,
write well and thinks deeply. He 1
typical American soldier of the brainy,
resourceful type, and looks the part.
WOOD NOW COMMANDS
DEPARTMENT OP EAST
'. WASHINGTON, April (Associat
ed Press "by "Federal Wireless )--Maj.
Gen. Leonard Wood, succeeded ' yestet
day by Maj-Oen. William Wallace
Wotherspoon aa chief of staff of the
United States Army, tost no tine ia
assuming his new duties. He haa been
assigned to command the Eastern Ie
partment with headquarters at Govern
ere Island.'-. ' -
City Treasurer Takes Up Question
-' of Legality of Measure vith
".. Attorney OeneraL
City Treasurer C. J. McCarthy,' be
lieving that he had discovered "nig'
get rn the. woedpito" necuo
with th new direct primary law, re
cently put the matter up to' Attorney
General Thayer, who hastened to reply.
. Colon! McCarthy really figures that
the point he diacovered questions . the
constitutionality of the act. , To cover
the supposed defection in the present
law h ihinka tke Governor should get
deny .ait druxt an ' amomlatery , bU
wiiuh should be rushed iironto ta rough
bougrcsa.at Jhia. session in time to nave
it iratioa hefor th friinariea are
held ia September coming, . ;, ,,,
, .,',Tb,purpB nasally, iobft. aerved
by. a, primary aw ia. t. provide Jpr the
nvnUM.,of candidates for office by
direct vote of the people;' says the at
taraer scaeral in reuLv ta Mr. Me
UrtaVr-'uVn.wibe too that y the
.terms ef, ths .sections ci.U,. under
certain, circmstaneea,. ', caqdidfte at
I bo primary .may b, 4uly 'Aeleted to
office and .need, not staud tor election
at th general eleejtiou.; prpyiicd for
by .the Organic, Act., And as section 13
of , the, Orgauis Act .provides ' that no
person ahaU sit as a senator .or .repne-
jientattv ia. the , legislature '..unless
elected aoder and ia .conformity .there
to, it would eeeni that In that respect
thorojs a possible j oouic);, 'between
the Organic Act and the ticimary law.
. "'There can, be o.. question that
wherq. an act of the legislature , comes
in direct.;;, conflict ' ..With th .Organic
Aet, i piust fail, aud yen. suggest that
.possibly sertiua Hi ot the Organic Act
may serve to solve. the diBicuWyA Boc
tion SSiicJudea the .followiu: ...
This, legislature, f the Territory
sbaU, hv the right, to alter or amend
"y -part of the .rlectiqtt lawa of said
Trcrjtpry iicluding those pro,nJing for
the flection, of lelegate .to Congress
so -it acfioa siuwi dc gne . taw wun
(u tending freet until attercxt, nmeiul
ad ir irojiealed bv consress.
"Th UiOcnity with this argument is
that there ia nothing in the election
laws of the Territory which treats of
the ilute . of the general election, such
date being fixed by the Organic Act in
section I, ad while, the paragraph
from .section S3 refers to the election
lawa providing for n cation of Dele
gate to Congress, there is nothing in
Ih eteetie lawa of the Territory on
this subject, the whole matter of the
election of tbe . Delegate being ' con
taincd in section. SO of the Organic
Act., It may be argued from the act
that congress has piovided . that ' the
legislature anight amend the laws relat
ing to tho election of the Delegate, and
that the only law on tho subject ia part
of the Organic Act, that thus congress
intended that the H'giitlature might
nor nr amena m organic Act in all
aoattiers relating te elnrtinna.
. "Ilut.l ,de not put much faith in this
line ol argument, for it rertaiuly eau
uoi nave oeen inienflea . by congress
mat me legislature should be permit
tea to amend those portious of the
tirgnnic Act which previdofor the quul
incations of eloctors (se tions 00 and
8 Organic Act,) And there is ne
leason why, if the legislature can
change the '.date o the general elee-
muh, ii ran ooi : raiso . prescribe- new
quiinciius lor voters.
'After comparison of section 14
of tbe Organic Act and similar ornvla-
ions in the constitutions and stututos
ot tne various states, I find that by
far the majority . of the statutory or
constitutional provisions relating to
una matter use practically the same
jihrasoology; that is, the first election
is set for the first Tuesday after the
first Monday of November' in civen
year and tbe phrase 'every two years
uiorrsner- or, every four years there
aiter- follows. jq some statutes and
constitutions, the word 'In is inter
jeeted in that phrase, so that it reads
ana in every second year,' etc. (Re
vised statutes'. Minnesota, section 153.)
Iu certain ether constitutions the
phrase biennially thereafter on the
same day' is used - (Hevlsod Statutes,
intuena, section 0S7."
, WOLAS.Arltena. , ApHl 1. (By
Associated 4'rese Cable) Yaqul Indian
raiderii, who made a foraeinii trio over
the border from Mexico, are accused of
tbe killing of .Otto Mueller, a tier man
ciirxen. .
tit --r,;' 4 ij-;'.
Iiawaii Experiment Station After
Thorough Test Discovers That
' Use of Fertilizer in tylls of Tef..
ritory Has Been a Useless Waste
of Money; Plantino; of Le.ni
minous ' Cover' iprops Solves
Problem, , - '
Dr. E. V, VSTlcox announced yester
day that an extended series of expert-.
mi.nte conducted by W. IV Kelley,
chemist of the llawaii Experiment Bta
tioa, Indicate that all Ilawaiiaa soils
contain enough plant food to produce -crops
without using fertilizer.
island soils are rich," said Doctor
Wilcox. 'Thoy'contin an abundance -
of alt tha eaaentlsl mineral elntienta of
plant food., I at of the opiniba that '
if these elements can be made, availablo,
as our experiments show to be within '
the range of possibility, Hawaiian soils
. i .1 a lta '
nave ids lasuag qualities mat win an
abba them to . he, propped for many
years without fear of serious depletion
of their natural fertility." ' -
. Tbe physical condition or the local
aoila Ja of far greater importance than
invir r im-im irai ouairawivioa. ,,jif aniu
that the atation chemists have found
an abundance of plant food present in
soils that Absolutely would not grow
crops. .. This haa bee espocially true
of the "packed" virgin soils. Analyses .
of hard . n;ukAd ' aoila avaiiaJIv . Show
heavy total percentages of., nitrogen,
phosphoric avid and potash with no
nitrates, and no soluble potash or phoe-
..i. I i j . , . : i ....
I'Duric acta. nnvu mmw sum mrm cul
tivated and broken up ths fixed ele
ments become i soluble a result of
aeration. Also, soluble plant food ap
plied to packed aoila ouickly becomes '
transformed into fixed r . insoluble
combinations. , ' ' " ' -' " . ;
Tndiaerlmlnabe i' Anaivsea TTaeleaa. ' "'
Doctor WiU-ea stated that he haa
come to the conclusion that indicrim-
in ate chemical analyses of sdHl td de- V
imiutiil . u. ivyix. , m m w slvvu
waat fertilizing elements are lacking
The fertility of soils depends on their
physical condition, not on their chem
ical composition, he stated. The ' sta
tion experts nave taiien sierus , sons
that analyzed up to thq richest soils in
tbe world and have transformed them
into crop-producers without using com- .
raercial fertilizers. ' The method h to.
use thorough deep and frequent '. stir '
ring, and cultivation and grow, legumla
ous cover crops, , . . ,'.'..'.'
' Doctor Wilcox stated thai.Jhexper
imest atation has transformed sterile
soils by this practice so that in two or
three yeara they were capable of pro
ducing enormous : .crops. Coyer . crops
make eorla' richer every year. .' After .'
the percentage of humus ta soils has .
been increased through the growth of
as ws tissa awaasu us u w
point where fertilizers greatly increase
growth and production. A dressing of '
fertiliser applied to loose well tilled
soil produces far greater result than
an equal amount applied . to ' hard
clone-packed aoiL . Doctor Wflcox 'said
that it ia not business proposition to -
uae lervuisers on sous unless; tne
IiIiVbiadI .nn,l!t!n. 4 1. A - ! 1 - 1. A .
improved by plowing under leguminous
rover crops and green ; manure. .'.
Test ed Being Off erd.1'' :
The Btation has secured considerable
quantities of seed, of some of the "best
legames suited to troilcaI renditions
and itow offers for trial ne," pound
lckagea of seed of vol vet beVna in
tkree varieties;, eleven kinds of ' soy .
beans, or daica; four varieties of pea
nuts; jrtck-beans; Sesbaaia, CuthL ud
tbe Indian Muneo.' '"
If modorn methods of cnltivation are
employed aud every effort ia made to
put the Island soils in better physical
condition by adding bio re hnmie com
pounds to thorn Doctor Wilcox stated
that it is his belief that Hawaii 'can
grow bigger crops with less fertilizer.
lAemioal fertilisers, he stated.' do1 not
takn tha rilnce of nultivatioH in ntAkiniv f
aoila rich. . , ' . . . . .
': - - !i j t " ' r "
GOTHAM'S POLICE MUST 1 X
. LEARN HOW TO BWTM
.NfiW YOBrf, Auril 8.-(Aasfjciated
Press by Fedial Wirflossl Following ,
the program of Mayor Mitchell to Inv
provo the efficiency of the Hew York
police' department, the police commis
sion vesterday issued a a order that In
the future examinations .of candidates
for positions on the police force swim. .
miag and life saving will be made a
part. of,. the, test, -l . v.;;'
4 44i4i4i4i4l4i4rB
(Special Cable to The Advertiser)
WABHINOTON. . .Ai.ril. 1.' ;
Charles liarron of Housbtlui who
is here advocating his own randl-
0 dacy fer th postmastership ' of
Honolulu; took time today . to .In-.
tereiit himsolf in the federal of-
flees of Hawaii. ', lie has enlisted
the services of-enator yanlamna
against Internal Revenue Collector
t'ottrill of the district of II await.
Barron announced that ' hs ' has
presented the. name of, a Democrat 4
for the place and exnressed Kim, S)
self as certain hat this man will
be qumed, .'- 'V. . 41
The nam of" Barron's
choice .
could pt be I'irM kera fester-
day. It is the belief, however,
that Soapbox haa thrown, his sup-
port to O. D. f'ringle far the
posit Ion now so ' ably, fljlod by
( bnrlea A. Ooi trill. , ,
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