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APRIL 9,'i91t.V
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Berifam'm F. Dillingham TheWeekIh iheWar
DEATH Sunday closed the eyes of another ,YN the Western front ffait have not pro
of the nten' ht Are4made rtiMory in Ha- VfeWsed to the full aatisfactlon of Germany
fthdki th week that has just passed nor has the
general outcome been unfavorable to the Allies.
waii, who have larore4eVtih?rtt Ql dpftctiUies to
achieve that success which benefitted all
By a singular, and perhaps . fitting coincidence,
the soul pasoeU ironj theboiy ,of Benjamin Frank
lin Dillingham while fif ashS of his clofe asso
ciate and business comrade). James H. Castle, were
bcintr nreuared for iutermcnt.. Roth men wefe
Kvfntf in that war theater faT tarvfrshatlow those
ia ihy' othfcr theater' of the 'War, the news from it
hold1 all the world in wrapt attention and turns
thoughts from every other subject. ,
(rtrmariY i today disappointed in the results
or - j - f a
builders in Hawaii. Each labored to advance both which she has secured from her great offensive.
Already has the wanting gone forth through the
Teuton pres to the derman people that: they must
not '-expect too much from '4hi$ offensive. The
whole truth the Orman people do hot yet know
ri . .1 jt. .... u .
I 4 ucy lie in me ui- ai ji m9 w iiuw many iciia
had 'of thousands have been killed, how many hun
dreds of thousands have been' wounded. They
are told it is a' great German victory. They are
cfficially advised of advances here and of gains
there. 'Tbty are told of every German success,
the advance has.not-'coihe'up to expect a
tioits f Jthe war lords. A glance at the map shows
that the Germans have not ' recovered all of the
ground,; they had previously been compelled to
abandon.' Wave upon wave of serried troops have
the material and the social wetiare of the Islands.
Each, during the closing years of his life, could
look about him and see thefruitlon of the toil of
his brains. Each had the practical, daily demon
stration of the truths of his conception.'- and the
realization of the benefit of the dreams he
made come true.
Mr. Dillingham fought his way toward suc
cess against difficulties, agaiust obstacles that to
all but him appeared insuperable. Nothing but
his personal determination carried some of his
development projects over the brink of the hill
and to triumphant realization. The Oahu Rail
road, which threw into cultivation, one of the rich
est agricultural sections in-the entire world, was,
known a "Dillingham's .Folly." It was a folly been' thrown' upon the - Allied '.defenses. Like the
that resulted in miles oi smiting cane fields, in a waves of the pecan against a strong sea wall these
score of prosperous villages, in the development . va have been broken and dashed high in spray,
of a trade that brought Honolulu from a South .H place! the wall has been battered and shattered
Sea, overgrown itlage to a . bustling, modem. Am- bqt its foundation has not been undermined, nor
has the main buttress been broken or weakened.
Still are those-war lords, careless of the lives of
efican city.
The- same
faith that built the Oahu Railroad
laid the steel from Hilo into Puna and from Hilo.'the German common people, throwing mass upon
into Hamakua, the latter through a district ot
such engineering difficulties that the Hawaii Con
solidated Railway is todat- an' engineering marvel,
admired by railroad men who- have conquered the
great mountain ranges 'of the 'tiiafolarid and are
able to appreciate the1 financial courage of the one
who would attempt t't Othtrs ultimately' will
gather the money returns of this work, but the
great credit for the achievement 'will ever belong
to B. F. Dillingham and his staunch associates.
B. F. Dillingham bad other! "follies" that stand
as shining examples to" all' When the turn came ! being
in his financial career a;, few years ago and from
his various ventures the.'golden profits poured in,
he vastly extended bis public beneficence, (ieiie
ris and charitable he had always been, but his
means at times failed to equal his desires. When
that rime arrived when h'. was able to give as his
heart and that of his helpmeet dictated, he gave
freely. Those institution of Hawaii able to stand
the acid test of a practical, business man's investi
gations received endowment and help. Move
: ments for the public! good were assisted substan
tially. In his giving' he proved to be as bofcr as
in his undertakings and equally as practical.-
These Islands may well mourn for the,'patiBg
of B. F. Dillingham, one of their greatest pioneers
of industry, one of their -most flbMjj - characters,
one of the best of their citiien$,:--' '7. ,''
- . w. a. s. '
The Baltimore Speech
PRESIDENT: VILSON ' has furbished this
' country and the world with wore remarltable
state papers and with more menjorable . public
utterances, probably, than has any other , living
man but the words which he spoke at' Baltimore
on the launching of the Third Liberty ".Loan will
stand forth ever as among the' tnost, memorable
and remarkable that even he has utterefll i, . '
The President lias the faculty giytdldjtyt eo
of speaking clearly, plainly and lucidly and of
bringing' nofne forcibly to hearers and to' .readers
the idea which he desires to convey. ..,
President Wilson practically admits that in the
early days of the war he had illusions a to Ger
many and its war objects and purposes fpr he said
he is now completely disillusioniied. Then he
proceeded to dispell any illusions that others tytay
have had as to Germany. '
The Baltimore speech makes more clear than
vr tbnr ('.f-rm:jnv i-anunt V trn.it4fcrf ' Ru lir arts
nnt ttt hi-r u.-rtrdi nin&l nlnj. Ik ittAuA What I
a terrible arraignment the President presented in
his references to the course pursued in Russia, the
Ukraine and Rumania! lie showed that while
civilians might say and prorniae one thftig it is the
war lords to whom the world must look to pef
forin and promises mean nothing to them.
More clear than ever is the position of thf$ coifti
try. More than ever has it been made plain thai
a German peace can never be accepted, Tie Presi
dent has said German ambitions must be crushed
into the dust before peace can jrpmc. iehjis
called upon the American, people to -make auy and
every necessary sacrifice ami tie has called with a
Confidence he knows the people will meet.
This sjecch is one that rings sound and true
and clear and will go as straight to the heart of
the Allies; as it does to those of the American
people. Like Wilson, the world is disillusionized.
- 'r w. S. 5. '
Switzerland wants to know why Karl Mark i
interned. Jf rtftjsal. o play the "Star Sjiangled
Banner, a ad .thf asscrtjtjftjjiit 'musical .organ
ization is "neutral" are not enough they at least
are indications.
It is indicated that Herbert C .Hoover, food
administrafor, H 6pifto (-ause an investigation of
the fish situation in San Francisco. - May it be
hoped the iiivestigatiti committee may be later
eent to.HawtL'..
;,t Divert your dollars from yourself to your coun
try. Buy Liberty Bonds and War Savings Certi-ficates.
mass against the Allied positions. Stilt they order
regiment upon regiment to advance in the face of
the -withering fire that protects the British and
he French 'and some of the American forces,
against a torrent of shells and a hail of rifle and
machine gun bullets.
.'Il.1s .true-that the Allies are lotting, that their
losses are indeed enormous, but there, can be no
comparison in the casualties so far do those of the
enemy, exceed.
"Is it to'be another Verdun?" The question is
answered. It is a second' Verdun that is
mumpJico -and magnified, it is a neeniess and a
needless- throwing away of human life. It is a
display of rfathlessness against the very subjects
of the kaiser.
Meantime the world is awaiting 'the counter
offensive of the Allies. There are many observers
who had expected it would be. launched ere this.
It will eome soon and. this is indicated in , many
ways. J ut where it will be launched is a matter
of opinion buTjt appeirji likely that it will be along
2 salien'ipf no considerable length and extending
north; from Amiens and wiL be directed in a
soutlterly and.iouth-souLbeasterly direction, that
aik effort, will he-made to cut the German lines of
vomnumicatidiriH: that sector. If that be done,
there cin b no-other result than a general falling
bac.k of the. Teutons, a relinquishment of the ter
ritory they hayV paid so dearly for with the blood
of German manhood.
When this offensive was launched it was said it
would possibly be the critical battle of the war,
would certainly' be Unless Germany secured an al
most overwhelming victory. Germany has not
yet secured that victory and the indications are
she will not, she canno.
American troops are now at the front in great
numbers, how great is not told. Perhaps they are
actively participating. Perhaps they await the or
der for the counter offensive. Our part is no
longer preparation alone. It has reached the stage
of actual accomplishments. We have confidence
in American manhood and in the results that man
hood will play an important part in achieving.
Perhaps tomorrow or maybe a few days later we
shall have let the Kaiser know that the United
States is not a neglible quantity in the actual fight
ing be has forced upon the world.
. w, s. s.
James B. Castle
whose sudden vdeath early Friday morning
came as a shock tO'the community, was in many
ways not only -one. of the leading citiens and
Kainaainas of Hawaii but THE leading citizen.
Oa Friday his body was cremated into ashes, but
today and through the years to .come his presence
will be felt in these Islands in a thousand useful
monuments he' has left behind.
"Jim" Castle prospered in Hawaii, but never at
the expense of others and never in any enterprise
that did not crry along with it other to suc
cess. Not 'alwsy lid hiirnfeises fmttieed,
because he ventured into fields of development
that did not always promise direct returns, but
which did promise ultimate benefit to Hawaii and
the people of the Islands. In these enterprises,
Mr. Castle nearly invariably assumed the greater
share of the risk and in many of them he assumed
the entire liabilities when experiment ended in
temporary failure.
He wrought less for his own immediate profit
than for the ultimate good of the many. He pio
ueered the way along many a dimmlt commercial
trail, opening the way for others to follow and
reap where -he had sown. He was an idealist in
commerce, fiercely honest, always fair. He never
stooped to a crooked bargain nor took advantage
of another's embarrassments
"Jim" Castle had a knightly outlook, using his
great talents and his many opportunities to help
others. His vision was fixed upon a better Ha
waii of greater opportunity for the average man,
and to that goal he worked.
WiUim Akana,' Wdletcd , for burg
lary os : . fw roil t ft, , wm idjvdgtd
guilty in Jmtga lUeA'i court, and ara-'
ft actd to tare year -la prima la on
com and threa yoara la the aecond,;
both aentencoa jo rua iconourrcatly.
According to ruling made by City
Attorney Artkoi 147 Brown yesterday,
all "jitney" bill boardi hich ere left
leaning against . baildisga about the
city will be eoaflarated by a police of
ficer aent oat specially oa Una miaaion.
Br (In faatenel'to buildings will not
be taken, be Said. j,v , '
Ooo Wan Hoy .".who waa recently
(found (ruilty by r Jury af forgery, yea-
terriay requested a now trial, a rcqueat
lieinu left with. - Judge Hpen in the
furruonii. Ona ot the grtouads for Bak
ing tliia is that- th eourt erred in per
minion B. W. Brockona to teatifr aa
a band-writing experts
Charged with haying atolcn an au
tomobile, loaded witht liquor, Henry
X'lii. who was arrested last week for
the'offenae, after the maohine had
plunged over a cliff oa Mftkiki Heights,
pleadrd not guilty ia Judge Heeo 'a
court yesterday morning. The eaae
was continued ta be) aet for trisL
Hherift Crowell .' of , Maul baa taken
charge of the government wharf at
Kaanapali, acting ander instruction of
the United fttatea Shipping Board. It
ia the intention of Crowell to exehide
all alien enemies from the wharf, which
menna that the Germans now employed
there will have to .leave immediately.
Mii Rebecca Elsie Copp, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Copp of Kula,
was married at aoon laat Wednesday
to George H. Raymond, the supervising
principal of Maui' Sc'hools. The cere
mony was nerformad at the Chorch of
be Good Khepherfl by.Bev. J. Villiera.
Mr. and Mrs. BaymOnd. will mske their
home in Wailoksj. v , ,
The poaatbillty' that the liquor 1i
ccnae rommisaioo wlltrefolre the aerv
icea of Iaapeotof W, H, Hntton in the
capacity of hunting down illicit (iquor
aelling after the "irff order goea in
to efTcct has induced 'the eommiaaion
to retain his terrieear at lesat until
June .10. This was announced yesterday
by Chairman Richard Cooke.
Captoin of Deteetlvea McDuffie ar
rented a Chiaeaa lad sixteen yeara of
age yesterday and rharged him with
stealing 62.10 from the cash drawer of
the Mchnman Carnage Co. during the
noon hour. The boy admitted to Me
DuAie that he stole, the money while
he was ia charge ot the office. He waa
turned over to the Joremle court.
A party, given in Palama, at which
the game of '7-ll" waa the motif.!
was rudely broken up by Captain of
Detectives MeUurne laat night. John
I.ttkalo, Willie Moku.'Charies-kana,
George Featheran, Margaret Akina and
Julia Papa, - guests at the function,
were locked -up at the notice station
laat night charged with gambling.
A petitioa ia bankruptcy by the cred
itora of the Tai Chong Company waa
lad in the federal eourt yesterday.
The aaaeta of the company are given aa
lena than $500 and, the creditora and
the amounts due at fcdjow: Lawreaee
A. Xerr. 102.30: Haffaehlaeeer t Com
pany, 137.3rV; H. Hsckfeld 6 Company,
7fl.30; voa Hstnm Young, 187.1 3; Kim
A.ong, f itiv.
With Attorney George Davis repre
Matin the claintiff. Anatalio Punira.
a-Filipino, the hearing of a suit for
fiO,(HiU damages against the later Iai
and Navigation Company waa started
in admiralty before Judge Horace
Vaughan yesterday afternoon. Puaira,
who ia now confined in the insane asy
lam, through his attorney, alleges his
insanity was caused by a fall into-
eargo hold on the steamer Kinau while
ia. a Kauai port. .
. . - . w. . a. -
PARIS, April (Associated
Preaa) W5iile belief at the 'Pat Of
flee is strong that Captain George
Guynemer, noted Froaen aviator, is
dead, the reiterated (aportt that he ia
still alive are responsible for the de
cision of the military authorities to
reopen the inquiry, ia order that all
doubts may be sot at rent, and out of
respect for persons whose hopes feava
been revived. ,.
One of the reporta ia that Guynemer
fell behind the German lines but waa
picked up by Belgians who are de
clared to be sheltering him from the
enemy, preaumaoiy until an opportun
ity afforded him to eseapa to France.
Another rumor says he is in a hospital
at Brassels. It is recalled by the avi
ator's friends that there have been
numerous iustanees of soldiers reap
pearing mrr months after "being
mourned ' tu-ad. 1
G-uyaeauer, whom army records credit
with having brought down fifty-three
German machines, was ' reported'- laat
Heptember as having been killed lo a
battle with German aviators scar Fe
eleappelle. A German airman taken
prisoner by Canadians told this story.
Hubsequent reports had him buried at
various places, including Poeluappelle
and Brussels, each time with enemy
honors. Ho confident were some of his
associates that he was dead that tbey
held memorial services for him last
The lisnuii liquor license beard to
day held s meeting and decided to. put
in forsa a "no treating'.' rale, aid a
special te the Htar Bulletin yesterday.
The board will not taktt actio against
the renewal of licensee oa July 1, but
will write to the Governor aayiag that
tbo comraiasinnera feel . tbey have bo
authority to Icglalate, only to regulate.
Frtfcia f . Cottoa f Hiltf ia at th
Toung Hotel..; . 1 . S s J ,
D. B. Uaehcaaehle ha returned from
a bnsineai trip to Maul
Mrs. K. C.. Grscswelt of Kna, if a
gueai at tb youag uoteu.'i
W. Ma aad wifa of Kohala are
registered at tne Owng,HotL
Arthur Mason, a rancher of Kohala,
ia aiopping at tne iouag tiptel.
Judge W. fi, Wise of Hilo was aa ar
rival aa the Magna Kea yesterday.
Klmer B. Davis, of Trent -Trust Co.,
haa gone, to Moiokai to apend a brief
Miss Violet Msxee was an arrival
yesterday -oa the Mauna Kea, coming
ftum Maui. '
John T. Moir of Papaikoa, an arriv
al yesterday On the Uauna Kea, ia at
the Yoing Hotel. .'.-
I Mr. and lira. Fred Waldroo were d
parting passengers on the Manna Kea
yesterday. ftamoons H'i I) H , t)i I i
J. F. C. Hagena ia expected -to etarn
to thia city oa the steamer licuadpr
aext Saturday morning. " ,'r
George ' Boss of Kohala 'arrived Ves
terday oa the Means Kea. He la i
gueat at the Toung Hotel. a-
Mrs. G. K. Bryant, who arrived from
Kona yesterday on ' the Maifnk Los, hi
a guest at the Young Hotel.
After several daya illness, William
Creed ia bark to hia dutiea as aasiatant
manager of the Young Hotel. , ; ;j
Robert Hind waa an arrival vaster
day on the Mauna lia from Hawaii.
He ia registered at the Young, Hotel.
B. IX Idlegman, who has been promot
4ng a new theater proposition ia Hilo,
waa a returning paasenger on thc-Mau
na Kea yesterday.., "
Word haa been received here from M,
8. Goodhue, a Hawaii boy, who if serf
ing with thai American air force, that
he has arrived in France.
Dr. Charles B. Cooler, who has been
making examinations in connection
with the draft board, returned to Ho
nolulu from Hilo -yesterday.
First Sgt. J. H. Daaiels, who waa
operated on at Fort Hhrffter hospital
laat Wednesday evening for append!
citis, is reported as doing nicely.
Mrs. Homer Roaa, wife of Dr. Homer
Roaa of Kona, left yesterday for Hilo
on the Mauna Kea after a visit of two
weeks in Honolulu with relative and
At the rcqueat of Capt. George K.
Clark, commandnut at Pearl Harbor,
Beajamin Howell Bond haa been in
ducted into the I'nited Ktates naval re
aorve by Honolulu luxemptioii Board
No. 1.
Mr. Thoiuaa P. O'Brien has an
nounced the engagement of his daugh
ter, Kva Maud, to Mr. John W. TublH
uf the I'nited Sttttea Navy. The wed
ding ia elated to come off in the nesir
According to word received here re
cently, William Rhodea Hervey, grand
maater of the grand lodge of Masona
of lxa Angelea, ia coming here for a
visit, and ia due to arrive on the So
noma April 22.
Jack Melanphjr, an employe of the
Hawaiian Sugsr Planters' Association,
departed yesterday for the Volcano for
a short visit. Although he has long
been a resident .of Honolulu this ia the
first time in thirty one years that he
haa gone to Hilo.
Max Busker, Honolulu commission
merchant, will leave on the Kcuador
aext Saturday for the Orient on a buai
neas trip. He waa to have left on the
Heiyo Maru more than a week ago, but
hia pasaport did not arrive from Waah
ingtoa ia time.
' Ytfblets ) . Druggists refand money it
t failr to cure. Tha aigaatur of
:. V. GROVE Is oa each box: Man
,U hired by the PARIS MEDIUMS
CO.. St. U"ie, U. 8. A,
there that nliei enemies will not be
allow! to work "upon Or approseh the
wharf, which man that the Germans
now employed there will have to leave
immediately, or it any r.ite. not to ap
pear nronnd the hnrf when Cnite.l
Matee ateamers are being loaded or
diaebaiged there.
The letter from the T:nitel Htntea
attorney to the Maui eherifT, upon
which he ia acting, ren-ln na follows:
"Clement K. Crowell,
"Whe'riff, Wailoku, Maui.
"Dear Nir:
"Mr. Morae f the Federal Hhippin
Board called upon me vstenlav. atat-
ng that he felt eonaidernhle anxietv
in regird to the shipping at Kanna
pali. Maui.
"Yon are fa iliar wih the regula
tiona governing porta of thia clasa
which in short provide that no alien
enemy shall approach within one hun
dred yards of aiy dock, pier or wharf,
and that nobody elae ahnlj enter such
dock, dier or wharf except thoae hav
ing necessary and proper buainesa
and that tbvy snail leave aa soon as
that business it completed. Further,
that the owner or operator of such
lock, pier or wharf h.ill maintain
guards and see thnt nobody improper
ly enters the snnn-.
"Kntil the management oT the l'ion
ecr Mill Company n changed I would
trxpectfully auggest that you instruct
votir deputies in that locality to make
it a point to see, during such time as
vessels belonging to the Federal
Shipping Board are -being loaded at
that port, thnt the above regulations
are carried out. It is impracticable,
under the circumstances, for the army
to do so as they do in Honolulu.
"Will you kindly give this your best
attention and greatly oblige,
"Yours respectfully,
- . -,A,,HCBEK, i
"United States Attorney."
) ' W, . B).
Mr. m m
A passing train dislodged a palm
tree in the grounda of Poatmaater Cor
bett in Hilo last Wednesday and fell
across a newly built garage, doing
about 4100 worth of damage.
In its fall, a hive of bees waa dis
lodged, which lit on the genial poat
maater in large numbera, leaving in
delible marka of their displeasure on
various parts of hia anatomy. Corbett
eat. mates the property damage at (100
and personal damage to himself at
w. a. a.
HULL, England, April 7 (Associ
ated Press) Two members of a locnl
munitions making firm called on the
mayor this week and handed him 'i
check for $50,000, representing their
pro tit a from munitions making last
year. They requested the mayor to use
the money to assist disabled soldiers,
the fund to be a memorial to their
brother, who was killed on the Western
front early in the war.
A year ago the brothers gave their
entire profits for 1916 for the purchase
of a tank and a motor ambulance.
w. I. s.
lly sir. Manila 1 from Knual. April 0
-Mrs. Kwal Klin. Ah Yoiinir. Miss II. Itori
Eliruea, Mr. suit Mrs. K. Heliultx. Miss Car
roll. Tin Hook Won. ( X. IIhvIh. t . Is I
ra. II. r. l.oomta. Max linker
II r sir. Maims Kea April it.
FROM" HAWAII W. n Kumen. '. K
Cauiplx-M. Mr. anil Mrs. Hurry Kruoks. Mr.
sail Mrs. J. f'r. ul.-r I) J. Iiavles. J nils'
W. 8. WUc. Kd t-oril. ()eori(e Went). Mrs.
It. 1iuiisIiIm.ii, MIhm I) I.. Klrwlu. K. .1.
( sllou. .1. K. Kenneily. Ir. ('. II. Cooper.
It. .1. Iliinleii. W. It. Iliilil.v. .1 . HuKOes.
T. KiiHilue. T. Voslilti. CUurles Moore.
Herct. A V. Miller. Kerijt. Viiuiteriiol.
Miss A. I,.. Mrs. .1. Allen. Joe Hllvs. J.
K. Meit.-lros. W. K. Kriiniiiiil. It. Ilullev.
C. II. Htewsrt. H M. Mess-ell. OiKirKl- V.
Anlersiii. .1. T. Moir Sr.. II. M.ilr, Mrs.
M. Weaver. Mr. ami Mrs. Untrue V. Ben
nett. I.li-nli-nant unit Mrs. MeCull, Mr ami
Mrs. W. I. Mlon. Mrs. K. Hi-tiiivlen. Mr.
and Mrs T. W. Kteven KerKi. M. T. Mill
lls. .1. A lOmiulst. W K. linker. .1 X
Kerry. II l Slt-sinuii. .1 X. Iluig-le. J. A.
Matiliewsii Mr. anil Mrs. K ilk n C. It.
Kennedy, tl K Hlllluiaii. frank IV Woods.
Mrs. A. H. Kay. Mrs. II I'. Itlehmniiit. J
A Malileii. Mr. ami Mrs. W. X. Ma v. Mus
ter II. Mu.i. II hi Mrs. Alklns WIkIiI.
Miss M llillnsn. Master T. l.lllle. A
Masou. (,eirKe Itnsa, Mrs. II. Ilniiiiuiy. N
k smut ii.
MtOM MAl'l Krank Curl. Mrs. TaPetl.
P. !l. Wiiiih. Master Wong-. M. Knloiynslit.
J. J. Kauiloka. Hksinnio. I. II. Mim oiiu. Iile.
MrW. Klnoiiskanl. Miss Kliinnnkaiil. Mailer
Klnonaknnl. Mtaa Violet Mskee. Mrs H.
1ut1s Miss A. Hehraiter. It. A. Niiillh. Mr.
and Mrs.K. (isrner Kawuliaru, ('. B.
Aksua. Mrs. A. Crewt-a.
Maui Sheriff Is 1;
Asked By ' Huber :
To Guard Kaanapali
Shipping Board's Honolulu Rep
resentative Geti Action Taken
Through Queries Made'of Dis
trict Attorney ' I ' "
Questioning of L'nlfed Statea Attor
ney K C. Huber by d P. Worse, the
local shipping board representative, re
garding the preoaiitiona being taken
to guard shipping nnd the wharf at
Kaanapali, Maui, where the Matson
and government ateamers tnke aboard
argoea of angar from the Pioneer Mill
Company, haa temilted in the sheriff
f the County of MaUl being aKked to
make an lnves:gtl0Ti. v
This information is contained In the
Maui News of Inst Pridny which savs:
Sheriff Clemeut Crowell left for i.a
baina at twelv thirty this afternoon
to take charge nf the wlrirf at Kaana
pali, acting upon instructions of the
i'nited Mate (listrict attorney. It ia
hia inteatlon
so arrange matters
Inventory Shows Much of- His
Holdings Were In Valuable
Honolulu Real Estate
Emanuel H. Cunha, the kamaaina who
died recently, left a large estate ac
cording to the inventory of the prop
erty which was filed in circuit court
yesterday by C. C. Cunha, his son, who
is executor under the will, much of the
estate being in valuable renl estBte lo
cated in different parts of the city.
Included in the estate are enumerat
ed thirty six lots with sixty two cot
tages upon them at Kukiii Street. Vine
yard Street anil Cunha I.anes, 1, 2, .1,
4 and 5, containing liiK.HKH square feet
assessed for taxation at 2(1,2711, and
the cottages at L'li.iKin.
The old Cunha homestead :it Kapio
lani Park, SI.H-O sipiHie feet, assessed
for taxutiou at 4:l.fS 10, and cottnges
valued at :1500.
Lot and cottage at Kekio Tract, Wai
kiki, eontaining ;S,H75 sipiare feet, as
seasod for taxation at 51 IS. and cot
tages at .I5(K1.
Lots Nos. L'.r) und .11, Kekio Tract,
ussonsed for taxiitiim ut $.Hi.'til, and
buildings at $.'100(1.
Lot and buildings on Merchant
Street, including I iik.ii Million, in ecn
ttft'of block, with an aieu of 7S41
unre feet, ussessed for taxation at
$41,973, and buildings at 15,00(1.
Lot and improvements in Manna, as
sessed at t'JftO, buildings $400.
Lot 25, Puunui trnrt, .'1"5 and $700;
lota 17 and 1!, l'uunui, $.175 and $750.
Nuuanu lot at " Clubside," $.!()12,
buildings $.10(1(1.
Hotel Street lot, taxed ut $4H00.
Lot in 1'iiiialena, tiixed at $.'1-0.
Iit, King Street, with buildings
kuoWn' oh "Republic Block" and
" nnioti Orill," assessed for taxation
at'$(l,4:0. And buildings at $IS,000.
Lot, Muunakea street, taxed at
The persona! property lists ten shares
of Waiunue Sugur ('ompany shares; L'7
Hrewiug und Malting Co.; 411 Mutual
Telephone Co.; - Hupid Transit Co.;
(10 Otihu Sugar Coiupauy; 5 Home In
alliance Co.; - Duirvinen's Association;
1 Liberty Hond, 500.
w. g. a. -
LONDON, March L'4 (Associated
1'ress) Cargo steamer values continue
to iiicreiiHe, iiccordiug to the Shipping
World which says a single deck steam
er of ."i250 tons sold in August for
K.r,00ll pounds was resold in January
for ',14,000 pounds. A Kteamer of HI (10
tons, sold in October for lL'.'l.OUO
pounds brought 150,000 pounds last
month. Another bought last October
for 05,000 pounds was held becuuse. an
offer of 80,000 pounds was considered
John v McTaggart's Lif iwas
Largely Devoted To Good of
Others Funerat Today '
' johit'JliTaggart tinis sjona? Jlonolnlu
Mcito.Juve, fcad.nf.ue'ttnan it slmii
rlf sudden' (ISStM if !; Not a large
number of Mn McTaggnrfs friends
kne-v during- thi we.'k br h was Ul,
end none .of tlicin ren'icl yesterlav
morning that his condition was critical.
But shortly after two o'clock yeeter
day afternoon his earthly life ended.
In the earljr hours of Tueslay Mr.
McTsggart was taken with a suddeii
attach of what appeared to, bo appen
dicitis, but he seemed to respond to
treatment On Friday, however, h.
was taken , to -Queen Hospital, where
he" was operated on that afternoon. Tln
Immediate cause of bis death was peri
tonitis. Long Time Resident
Mr. McTsggart was fifty-eight year
of age, and first came to Hawaii twente
years ago. He waa a native of the
province of Ontario, Canada, having
been born near Beilville on May 7,
IHflO. There were eight sisters and
three brothers In the family.
By trade a mechanic, he found hU
way to Southern California during the
"boom days" of ISRfi. But in San
Diego, where he was working, the V.
M. C. A. needed a secretary nnd young
McTaggart was selected for the' task.
Here he spent four years, during which
lime he waa married to Miss Mary
Elizabeth Fu Inter.
From Ssb Dieiro he came to Honolulu
and entered the employ of the Oahu
Hallway ami Land Co., working under
John A. Hughes in the car shops. In
1900 he went to Hilo for the Hilo Rail
road Company as master car builder. It
was nnder him there that the rolllnir
stock of the line was constructed.
Ooes To Vancouver
In 1903 he went to Vancouver, and
spent two years with his brother ,ln
business. But the call of the Islands
was too strong, and he returned to his
former employer, the Oahu Railway and
Land Companv.
Associates Express Regard
The high regard of the companv for
him was expressed by many of the rail
road men yesterday when the news of
his death was received. "He was a
good man," said Superintendent lVn
iiison, " uood in' everv way. He never
failed to command the respect of all
classes, his fellow employes just ns
absolutely as the nianaircment, " It
was this latter qualitv that took him to
the position which he held during the
last vears of his life.
Work For College
The College of Hawaii was looking
for a man to take charge of its shops,
and Mr. McTaggart had the qualifl. a
ins of technical skill, high character
and attractiveness to young people to
make him the ideal man for the place,
'resident Dean of the College said yes.
terday:, MKor about ' eight .years John
McTaggart has "been iai charge of the
shops' work at the College of Hawaii.
We have held him in high esteem, not
only because be was an efficient man
and a valuable teacher, but also because
of his character and influence. In him
we all recognized a Christian and a
man, one who lived his Christianity in
a simple, straightforward, practical
way which made every one of us better.
We have experienced a great loss, but
no one can measure the good that will
flow from his association with the suc
cession of students who have worked
in the shops at the College of Hawaii."
Of Simple Ufa
Born a Quaker, no title ever seemed
quite appropriate before his name.
Much of the simplicity and directness
of the Friends remained with him
throughout life. This formed quite a
part of the charm of his character. But
from youth he was associated with the
Methodist Church. He was among the
most prominent and devoted members
of the local congregation, and was pc
euliarly loved and respected by" them.
Not infrequently he addressed the
Sunday congregations, and always with
profit and edification to his hearers.
But especially it was a delight to him to
bring the power and comfort of the
gospel to such gsoups as those at the
Leahi Home, the Kalihi Detention
Home, and the jails. Here his kindly,
wholesome life made the messages that
he brought always effective. Prof. J.
M. Voting often said of him that he
was "just the kind of a man to have
with hoys." But he was quite as
popular -with girls. Long deeply inter
ested in the Susanna Wesley Home for
(iirls, he never went to the Home with
out the girls flocking around him as
they were supposed to have done tc
the Fied I'iper of Hamlin: Few will
mourn his loss more than these orieutiil
cirls front -the plantations.
Bereaved Family
Three boys were born in the Mc
Taggart home. The oldest died in in
fancy, and is buried in Han Diego,
where the ashes of the father wijl re
pose. The others are well known here,
Clenn McTaggart of the Hawaiian
Trust Company, and Karl, a aenior at
McKinlev High School and also em
ployed at the Y. M. C. A. These, with
Mrs. MrTaggart, form the immediate
home circle. Mrs. H. N. Dennison is
a niece nnd Mr. J. II. Ketcheson is n
Preparation nf plans for the dredging
of the municipal beach at Kapiolani
Park have been begun in the office of
Park Superintendent W. C. Woodward.
Mr. Woodward is asking for sugges
tions as 'to the depth to which this
dredging should go us s guido to the
opinions nf the users of the bench. It
will be done under the park improve
ment appropriation.
- W I 8
Bowel complaint ia sure to be prevn
lent during the fruit season. Be sure to
keep u bottle of Chamberlain 'a Colic
mid Diarrhuca ltcinedv al hand. It
may save u life. For sale by till dial
cri. Benson, Huiith & Co., gueuts for
llawuii. Advt.
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