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HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1914. SEMI-WEEKLY. WHOLE NUMBER 3921 FhlCEIKES INQUIRY FOR SUBJECT United States Called Upon to Se cure Information Relative to R e p or t e d Imprisonment of French Clergyman in Mexico; " ' Carranra Insists Upon Uncondi tional , Surrender of City of Mexico. , V ' WASHINGTON, July CI. - (Associ ated Prs by Federal Wireless) Am' baasador Jueserand, on behalf of the .French government, yesterday request . : ed Secretary oi state Bryaa for Informa tion aa to the reported imprisonment i Mexico of a French clergyman, Hecre . tary Bryan replied that the rasa is be ' ing investigated, and that urgent rep - reaentationa have been made to Gen , ersJ Carranra asking for information on the aubject. - ':. General Carranza hat notified Wash ington that he is ready to suspend hos . tilities in Mexico, pending negotiations . . xor me transfer pr government author- ity. He would provide safe conduct for President Carbajnl' commissioners through Constitutionalist territory. The Constitutionalist leader, however, is in sistent upon his demand for the uncon ditional surrender . of the City of ' Mexico.,' . .- BRILLIANT VICTORY OP REBELS IS REPORTED MONTF.KEY, Mexico July 21. (A. ' soeiated Free by Federal,' yVireless) '.' It is officially reported here that Gen ' ersl Torres st the head of a force of .Constitutionalists lias dispersed a force of fifty 4b ree hundred Federals on the outskirtsf fian Luis Tot osi after a . brilliant combat, '-,,' SPECIAL MESSENGER IN . ; DANGER OF EXECUTION HERM68ILLO, Mexico,1 July 21 (Associated .Press by Federal Wire I) Major Plank, a spcein.1 rnenan- . . .i r 'thtt ;presldot or tne"Nu- Commission to consult with reyon with a view of reach . ' lement on the land question was arrested here today by ' daytorena. . It la said that ' Uened with exeoution as. a TO UNTANGLE IIMIIIU NEW HAVEN WASHINGTON, July 21. (Associat ad Press, by Federal Wireless) -r-lt in announced here that. Attorney Genera) . McKeynold will bring suit ' within a few days to separata the New Haven Hailroad from the subsidiary trolley companies and steamship -'lines with . which, it is now connected. ' Strong re sistance to the plan is aot expected. President Wilson and members of the cabinet are to hold conference and consider the case today. GERURN CRUISER NOW HEADED RIB HONOLULU " SAN FRANCISCO. July 21. (Asso- , cisted Press by Federal Wireless) The. German eruiser Nurnberg sailed yesterday for Honolulu, en route to the : ' Orient for station duty. The Nuruberg . was ordered to Mexico several month ago and has been on duty along the west coast. It recently was relieved by the cruiser Leipzig from the China sta tion. . JAPANESE CREW WILL NOT DEFEND HINDUS VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July l.-r-(Aesooiated Press by Fed eral Wireless) The Japanese govern ment has cabled its consul here thnt in the event that the British cruiser Dainbow forcibly seizes the Komagata Warn, aboard which there In large number of Hindus, that all .Tupaiietu rnhieets shall previously leave the ship. WOMEN AID IN WORK 07 CLEANING UP CITY NEW ORLEANS, July 21. (A s.ei- nted Press by Federal Wireless) The cruisers West Virginia and Mouth Da eighth death from bubonic plugne in kota, each towing a eubmarine, have the present epidemic and the Hrst deuth of a whit man occurred yesterday, The victim was Charle Lraman. The women' eleau-up - eoiumittu i industriously at work assisting the citv aanitatiou tquada and th inspectors of la fdnU health. rvlc. COLONEL ROOSEVELT. ''' v 7 " i Lj TEDDY RESUMES . POLITICAL ACTIVITY Nothing Inconsistent in Announce ment With Re-entering Repub- ,i lican Party as Leader.. . ' Theodore Roosevelt has resigned from the .editorial staff , of the Outlook, in order to devote himself to active politi cal work. His resignation and the scope of his proposed political activity are set forth in the Outlook of July 31. The following are extracts therefrom. After referring to hi appreciation of the connection with the magazine for the past five years, he continue i: ' "If 1 had been able to he, as 1 ex pected to be, a man entirely removed from all participation in active p litic, nothing would give me keener pleasure than to keep on in the future exaitly as in the past "Hut the developments of the latt three or four years have rendered it imperative that I should tike a more or lees active part In tryiug to secure in the Nation and in the several States the triumph of those principles em bodied in the Progressive platform of - "Whatever I can do, for instance, to aid In the el:mination of , men Ik Mr. penfose,j Mr.. Murphy .. ind Mr. Ilnrnes " from aontrol' vf 'oxiry political life, 1 must di. ' ' ,' , ' - ... Wir'-adrtrtfeii,-?! Jiewt ft'elUM Taro in honor bound to stand in. strong nji position to the administration. . . '."I feel that s regards our Inter national . relations' the policy of. the present administration has meant the abandonment of the Interest and honor of America. i ' "Furthermore,. I feel that within our own boundaries the coursa fit sue.l Dy the adminiBtrat'on hss mennt the aban donment 'of every aane effort' to secure the abatement of social. and IndmtriHl evils. Its legislative '.' and executive program has brought about irave ,in drstiial depression and. flittering to luminous man. farmer and' wage-worker alike, although perhaps most of all to the wnge-worker. "Having to do tha rol t'cal wor' it has-become impossible for me to give the time necessary to carry out mv duties as a member of tha edito-ial staff of the Outlook. Accordingly, with the deepest regret, I hereby resign from teat position. FIVE PERSONS KILLED. EIGHTEEN ARE INJURED, PANAMA. July 21. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The pre mature explosion of a quantity of dyua mite in the Cucahaca alide here yester day caused the death of five persous and the injury of eighteen others. , r . . E IGNORES PLEA OF T WASHINGTON, July 21. (Aa soeiated Pres by Federal Wireless) Efforts of the navy department failed to ps an amendment to th Oil Lands Hill, in the bouse yesterday provtdiug for the setting aside of the proceeds from the sale of oil land to be used in the development of the ; naval pe troleum reserves. EIGHT SUBMARINES ARE TO BE STATIONED HERE SAN FRANCISCO, July 81.-r-(Aso. dated Press by Federal Wireless) The neeu ueiayea in sailing ior nonoiuiu until next Thursday, The cruisere ara i to return soon to take the two other vessel of the Fgroup of submarine to Oahu. It is the plan of the gov. eminent to seud four mor submarine I to Honolulu la 1815. MICHIGAN FACES PROBLEM Plan to Establish Colony of 400 ; Pacific Coast Japanese Truck Gardeners Meets Opposition. CALUMET, Michigan, July. 21-(As soeiated Press by Federal Wireless) l Preparation are well under way for 'establishing a', settlement of Pacini Coast Japanese truck gardeners from alifornia in ' Alger county. The cul only will number about four hundred. lans for bringing the Japanese hero ave been under discussion for several days.' ' Vv The plan is meeting with opposition Farmers and union organizations are isenssing methods of stopping the pro posed Inllux, urging the enactment of a aw excluding Japanese from the mate. .A. M. Brown, secretary of the board of agriculture, says that he acea great danger to Michigan farmers in tha Jap alien movement, ami he will lead a light foT a measure to bar them from the Ktat. . J. J. Sidney, president of the Michi gan Agricultural College,' ' expressed similar views. Stanley Anderson, presl dent of the Detroit Federation of J-a bor, said that the unions most certain ly would join With the farmers to, pr vent Japanese labor being brought into the Htate. :.,'. s DEFICIT REACHED riTO MILLIONS ilailroad Commiation Auditor Sayi United Railroads' Booki Show ; ed Shortage of $4,880,471, SAN FRANCIKCO, July 2l-(Asi!0 elated lresa by. Federal Wireless) An actual deficit of 4,8HO,471 existed at the time1; of the last annual report of the United Railroad of San Francisco, aerorSiug . to the testimony of R f'e'jei'd'tot or Hi ratfroad 'ni miixTon at "the hearing of the United Kuitroads ease her yesterday. Of this amount,' the sum of $3fiWS09 is un accounted for in the books of the cor poration available' for the' commis sion' perusal. ),;i,' '',''.'','. Hocretsry LiUientbal, signifying hi lllingnesa to produce the book of the Solano farm enterprise in which Pat rick Calhoun la interested, said that to the best of bis knowledge only 1300,000 or the United ; Katlroad money went nto the project. He stated that be did not know what became of the bal ance of ll.ODfl.Ooo which Calhoua took. Tbornwall Mullally. chief eounsel for the United Railroads for many years testified before the- eommiasion that luring the . years from 1911 to 1913 Calhoun as president of the' company drew more than one million dollars from . ita funds, which aa far as he knew .went to Calhoun's personal ac count. 5 ,, ' ' V . , E' TRIAL FOR MURDER PARIS, July 20. (Associated Press by Federal Wireless) The trial of Mme. Joseph. Caillaux, for the murder of Uaston Caltnette commenced today. The prisoner appeared greatly excited and was exceedingly pale wheu . she faced the tribunal There ia a large popular Interest in the outcome of .the trial and newspaper from around the world are represented, There are 147 reporters and twenty art lata in attendance. . Mme, Caillaux la the wife of the for mer French minister of finance and shot Calmette, editor of the Figaro, for a bitter attack upon the integrity of hei husband and the publishing of a prl vat letter written by Minister Caillaui to hi wife before they were married, in which certain political secret wer re vealed. . ;' ,. MAY PEACEFULLY SETTLE HOME RULE QUESTION LONDON, July 20. (Associate 1 Press by Federal Wireless) Premier Aaquith aunouncea that King George V,' "in view of the grave political situ ation, haa considered it right to sum mon a conference of representative of all political parties." At the Initial gathering Rt. Hon. James William Lowther, speaker of the house of commons siuce 1905, presided. Two representatives each of Ulster Unionists, Jrish Nationalists, govern ment and opposition have already ac cepted invitations to the meetings, and it is anticipated that actual business session will begin tomorrow. It ) hoped that an amicable settle ment of th Horn Rule question will be mchd. SHOT SWEETHEART, THEN HIMSELF Mcrd-r and Suicide in Moiliili- Man Twenty-One and Oirl Just Nineteen. t'rsred with jealousy, Ah Tim Akan, hines Hawsiiaa yeath, aged twen ty-one years, shot and killed Miss Kio- oke Duncan, Chlneae-Hawaiisn'. ased ineteert, in Moiliill yesterday after noon about half-past three o'clock. When the girl fell, shot through the bead, her murderer turned his gun upon imself, hi body fftlliag beside that of victim, . Although ni sui idal bnl et had pierced his brain, life was nor extinct wheu the two bodies were pick ed up. On the way' to the hospital, however, the murderer, died. Tb double crime took (dace in. the ane near the pumping station on Ka- al.ii la road and 'was wttael by Kan,- Naholohulo. Hi atatement to the no ee was that while he was on his wav ome he passed the couple lu the lane at the spot where the-shooting took place. They were about twenty flv yards from him oa the- right hand side of the road when he beard a shot and wheeled around te ee th girl lying on her back on the ground. A second later Ah Tun raised the pistol to his right temple and fired. The examiua tion showed that the girt had died in itantly, the bullet striking bar in the back of the head. . Planned tlie.Deea. A letter was found 1n tlfe nocket nf the dead youth, the contents showing m ids crime wa premeditated. It Uear Hister Klsie T am getting tired, of living in thi. world. I guess I might a well die because the girl bothers me so much. I bid yon folks goodbye Your loving brother; AIT TIM. AKAII. , Very little could be ,' learned from datives or friends a t the cni.se nf the shooting. The young piple lived In Uoining house in Moiliill district n the rear of the Kamollii'Ji Church. but the girl'a father, Thomas Duncan, an, out ami trusted employe of tlie.ln- ter-Island Steamship Company hop snrw norning or any intimsi'y btwr-n them'. . The first news be of the tranedy -wit.jMime Sfitk' eu 'Ci;:tr' tar' while h was going home tastr evening, and when be" arrived home he learned for the first ttmn . that It . was hi laughter who had been killed. " . Mother Knew No Motive. ' ' Odlcer William ,'lAvau ' investigated the case, fully, immediately efter .the shooting, He Interroynted the girl's mother, who wns nnable to.ahed-any light on any Jove affair between her daughter and Ah Tim that could pos sibly account for the deed. The In vestigat'on developed, however, that Akan told his brother on Saturday nialit that he had bought a revolver and - was going to shoot someone, but he did not state , who the person was. Th revolver' is now In possession of the sheriff. It la a thirty-eight caliber weapon of cheap make, and contained two empty cartridge casea and three loaded cartridges. , The police officer' investigation te- veloiied the fact that the couple were on their way to the girl's grandmoth er's house at the time of the shootinB. Ah Tim had been formerly employed on construction work under the quarter master at Caatner. . V- . THETIS READY FOH ETD BAN FRANCISCO, July, 21.' (Asso ciated Press by Federal Wirelea) The United State revenue cutter Theti will sail Thursday for Honolulu. The Thetia baa been here for several weeks fcnderpo:ng repairs. Her boilers and en' laee have been riven a thorough over hauling. She will proceed from Hono lulu to Midway Islands. ' AVIATOR LOSES LIFE IN A TEST FLIGHT PORTSMOUTH, Englandi July 21. (Aasociated Presa by Federal Wireless) Lieutenant Hardern of the Aviation Corpa was killed yesterday..' He was maneuvering in a test flight, when his machine collapsed end fell from a con aiderable height. . -r. NEW DESTROYER IS SUCESSFULLY LAUNCHED PHILADELPHIA, July 21. (Aesoct ated Press by Federal Wirelea) Tb destroyer O'Brien was aucceaafnlly launched here yesterdav. She baa a de signed speed, specified iu th contract, of twenty-nine 'knots. 1 ' CONTRACT APPROVED. ' WASHINGTON, July 81. As sociated I'rese by Federal Wireless) The war department yesterday approved the bid of a Cbiuese firm of contractors at Honolulu for the finixtructton of a new hospital at Fort bhaftar, Th contract price is 1119,01)0. Col., J. W. Jon?., Adjutant Oners!, N. O. II., Who Think War Department Wishen Should be Met. ... J . . I. V. Raymer Sharp V" Deputy Collector by FranH i n Raymer Rharp, uutil recently acting collector of the port, a member of the local custom service for many. ya, waa yesterday appointed sjioriul de oty collector by Malcolm A. Franklin, th new collector of customs. He re lievea Deputy Collector B.. 0. Htsck able, aa jecial 'deputy,. Mr.' fctair l;ule reverting to his former l,ntrr.. rineipal position on the staff Of the collector of the port has been hailed with a good deal of pleasure along the waterfront, both by business men and by. customs employes.. It ia generally ajtreed that Mr. (sharp, by reason Of hi loug experience, and proven eflicl- BOILER EXPLODES; 15 Oahu Ice A Electric Comnanv rg J Plant Placed Out of Commia -sion Result of Accident. A boiler explosiou in the plaut of the Oahu Ice and Electric Company at HuHtnce and Oreler streets about half ; punt live last evening, put the ice plant entirely nut of eommixsiou. Mauager Mamuel T. Hill was painfully burned and sculded by the explosion. The damage to the plant is estimated at $250, and it will require at least two day to get the plant running agaiu and able to supply ice. Mr. Mill states that some of the tubes of a new Ileiua boiler which bail been iu use about aix weeka blew out, blowing open the Are doors and tearing off the top of the furnace, which is an oilburner. The boiler carried 143 pounds of steain and as the safety valve was set at i-'o pounus anu urn not pop off, the officials of the com pany were at a loss to account, for tb explosion. They do not believe that it was caused by excessive pressure. On ccount of some repair and i'h- nrovementa which were being mad the uluut had been running at re duced capacity for. a few days. The manager states that no expense will be spared to effect repairs and resume tha supply of iee at the earliest possible moment. FIRSTlRTi IS COSTLY TO Kobayashl, a Japanese chauffeur, b Came possessor of a brand new Hulck machine yesterduy and waa obliging enough to take several of hia friend for a joyride. Speeding the car up to a twenty-mile-per hour clip, Koba yashl drove down Kiug toward River, l'assiug River street, Kobayashi en deavored to make a short turn into Aala lune, but being unfamiliar with the manner iu which to handle an auto mobile, gracefully skidded into a near by telegraph pole. After Kobayashl bud been booked at the police statiou fur fust and furious driving, an examination was mad of the car. A badly damaged top, a broken mudguard and a badly dcntel frame ou the left side was the damage recorded. on INJURED "W . ,: ' i . . . " Made Speciail ency, will make a most eeeen toe the position. Ha will. t to assume full charge of tj ment during th absence ot; l-'ranklia while the latter i) York attendtug the customs I tticvrntlnH which take pls btt i to rVptemher 19. Mj ill I av Honolulu about the r J eiateif y8ter4ay that he would continue ia-t of chief appraiser at-the eut. . :c the present and during the absence of Mr. Franklin. He i especially capa ble In tbi work, being considered one of 'the leading expert ia the i whole custom service, ,,-. DEATH SUMMONS GERHARD DIETZ vVell-Known Resident of Honolulu, After Long Illness,' Is Called to Reward. After an illnea covering a period of more than a year, Gerhard JJietx, a well- known resident of Honolulu, beloved by every one, died at the home of hii daughter, Mr. W. E. Wall, at twelve o'clock last night. : -Locomotor ataxia was the cause of death. . Mr. Dietz for a number of veer was engaged in the jewelry business la Ho nolulu, anu enjoyea excellent neann until he waa stricken about a year ago. Though everything that medical silence could do waa at the command of the sufferer, be could not eambat th mat ady which finally cauaed hi death. Mr, Diets waa a native of Frankfort on the Main, Germany, aged aixty-eight years. He came here with hie family in 1897. His wife died fifteen year ago. Mr. Ihett i anrvived by a ton and two daughter. The oa Is Henry Werner Dietz, who resides in Bait Lak City, Utah. Tb daughter are Mr. W. E. Wall end Mis Anna Margaret Diets, who reside in Honolulu Mr. Dietz was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Grand Army of the Kepubiie. He also was a mem ber of the Odd Fellow aud Masons. The funeral is to be held this afternoon at three o'clock from St. Clement -1 L T . . , . . L rnurrn. miorinm is , to ve n - tr Grand Army plot. ', '' i norm mi Otto J. P. Keetx, assistant engineer of the Kosmoa freighter Herapia, fell several reet Between deck , whin searching the coal bunker-for stow aways aa the steamer waa leaving port a no ut nve o clock last evening, anu was badly injured. The Herapia anchored outside the harbor, and the pilot, coming ashore aent word to V. W. Klebann of tb llackfeld Company, ageuta for the line. Mr. Klebahn hurriedly secured Dr. b. Wood and went out in a launch to where tha Berapia lay at anchor and brought the injured man back to th city, lie waa taken to th (Jueeu Husiiital. where it waa found that hi left shoulder blade wa broken. EW1PL0YERST0 BE GIVEN Must Give Employe! Time) Off to Attend National Guard Duties, or Corporal and a File of Men Will Call Around and Put the Men Under Arrest. , - j , ' .... .; ' j Order Issued Bv ......... . , , Governor Pinkham 'We do Not Want to Be Arbi trary" Says Adjutant General, "But Employers Must Do Their Duty By the Guard" Only a Few Employers Bucking. ' , Aa official order, feigned by th Gov ernor and eonutersigoed and Issued by the Adjutant General of tha National Ouarda, give to the commanding offi cer of the First Regiment, N. G. H., the aole rig'ht to excuse any inembet of the guard from attendance at th instruction camp, Into which the regi ment will move next Saturday. . Any officer or enlisted man of the guard who ia not excused and who faila to respond when th first .rwll of 1 , just' at present, CoJOnel JTone dee tot think It necessary to make public De list or those employers who are bncking the guard,'.' saying .that her will be plenty of publieity wbea irrest are made. . - The order of the lovernor on the aubject is: TEBSITOET Or HAWAII " . ' Adjutant General' Offlc, Hono lulu, July, 20, 1914. ' General Order No. 29. ' 1. The commanding . .officer, , First Infantry, ia authorized to, excuse for such reasons as he may deem satisfactory uch member of hia command a desire to re- .-.' main away from the camp of ia struction to be held in pursuance ' of Gejieral Orders No. 20, C. 8., .' Hawaiian Department, commencing' July 25, 1914. Those desiring to be ' excused from attending may pre-; .' " aent their reason to th command ing officer, First Infantry, at regl- ' mental headquarter on Thursday, '." July 63, 1914, between the hour . of 7:30 p. m. and B p. m., and Friday, July 4, 1914, between the hours of 7:30 p. m. and 9 p. m. 2. All member of the national guard affected by thia order who absent themselves from th eainp of instruction on or after July 5, 1914, without ' permission of the .' commanding officer of th First In fantry will be deemed to be absent '. -without leave, and immediate step ' ' will be taken for their arrest, de : . ' tention and trial, should th fact .. so warrant, during the' time of aid ' encampment. ' - " ' By order of the Governor.' john ,w. jones, . ; ; The Adjutant General. Men Cannot Get Off. ' ' "In apite of all the promlae mad few months ago, we are having ex treme difficulty in aome eases ia get ting employed men off for their attea-' lance at the ramp of instruction," ax- plained Colouel Jones last night, "and t ia .about tune that employer began . to awaken to their duty and to their wa interest in the matter of encour aging th guard. The war department Which ' ia lpending its good money on, the na- lonal guard, desire that there (hall i twelve companies in the regiment to go into ramp, each company to have 'wo officers and at least thirty-eight nen .who have bad a certain number if progressive military Instruction. ' W have fifty men to a company and , t' should be easy euough for u to let the minimum required by th war-, department, lu aome companies it is, n others we are being hampered new because of the disinclination of em ployers to let their - men' off. From, the report coming iu, some companies will fare badly, and there 1 danger, in less we are firm, that the showing will be a disappointment. Thia would be unfair to the war department and unfair to the regular army here, the leading officers of which have taken so much interest in the guard. No Dealr te Be Unfair. "There are cases where several (Continued On Page Four,) '. ' '.'.' '