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sin . ii U. S. WEATHER BLTREATJ, May 25. Last 24 Hours' Rainfall, .00. Temperature, Max. 80; Min. 72. Weather, fair. SUGAR. 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 3.92c. Per Ton, 178.40. 88 Analysis Beets, 10s, 8VicL Per Ton, $85.00. ESTABLISHED JULY 2, I8gf. VOL. XLIX., NO. 8360. HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1909. PRICE FIVE CENTS. - i - - in iir -n THE AGITATORS A Some Strikers Object to Makino's Handling of Funds. Evidences of weakening among the Japanese strikers continue to multiply. It is reported that the strikers of Ewa end Waialua plantations have re-' fusd to contribute further to the fund for maintaining the strikers in idleness unless such funds are collected and placed in the hands of a repatable com mittee of five men chosen from among tne representative business men The fact that the strikes are ordered and swung by a minority, as they were .l r:l i uu ijna auu. Tiaiaiua piauianous, a case of the tail wagging the dog, is evidence to the planters that the majority of the Japanese laborers are not in favor of the strike. The effect upon the strikers who have wives and children is becoming appa rent and many of the heads of families are reported to have stated that it may be all right for single men to ioin the army of unemployed but it is a hardship upon those with families. iConsul Uyeno has issued "a strong official statement against the strike pro paganda. The managers of Ewa and Waialua plantations have replied to the strike committees on each estate refusing to gTant the demands made of the plan tations. Consul Uyenp's Statement. Consul-General Uyeno, His Imperial Japanese Majesty 's representative in Hawaii, yesterday forenoon issued the following statement to the Japanese strikers, the English language of the translation "being much milder, it is said, than the original Japanese text: "The fact that the Japanese resi- dent in Hawaii since tneir arrival have i been tmraired in various lines of busi- I ness and trade beneficial to the Japa nese and American people, is a cause, of much gratification to me. It is in accordance with my; purpose to perpet uate the good relations between the two countries. f "Owing to the'1 higher wage ques tion, the laborers on the plantations struck and left their homes, much to my regret. The high wage problem is a matter that should be solved be tween the laborers and planters. This problem, however, may become so seri ous as to effect the prevailing v good will if the Japanese laborers should not maintain the most reserved attitude, and engage peacefully in their work, disregarding unfounded , rumors and avoiding careless and rash actions. "(Signed) S. UYENO, " Consul General. "Dated May 25, 1909." , Manager Kenton's Answer. Manager Kenton of Ewa plantation yesterday sent the following letter to the strikers' committee: "To the Committee representing the Japanese Laborers of the Ewa Plantation Co., Ewa, Hawaii. "Gentlemen: In reply to your com munication of the loth inst., to me, in which you made certain demands re garding wages, I have to say that your demands cannot be granted. "Yours truly, "(Signed) GEO. F. KENTON, -"Manager, Ewa Plantation Company." Manager Goodale's Answer. At the office of Castle & Cooke, agents for Waialua plantation, it was stated yesterday that Manager Goodale had also sent a similar reply to the strike committee on that plantation. Wanton Destruction. When the Japanese strike agitators on Waialua plantation on Sunday last forced a strike to take place on Mon day morning, Manager Goodale at a late hour Sunday night asked that the mill men be permitted to grind the cane already cut. otherwise it would spoil. The" leaders refused. This is regarded in the light of a wanton de struction of the property of the plan tation. Had "Kill" on Minds. That same night when the strike was decided upon there was a gatnenng oi ost of the Japanese laborers from the m Waialua side, and only representatives from the camps of the Kawailoa sec tion. The Kawailoa men did not wish to strike. That night, when the mat ter was put up to Manager Goodale and he heard that the Waialua men had said if the Kawailoa men did n.n strike also that they would "go over and kill them." Manager Goodale de cided that it would be better not to have anv elash on the plantation, an! the men" who did not strike should not be subjected to intimidation and lie therefore sent word to the Kawailoa men that it might be better that they do not go to work Monday morning. : rather than get themselves into trouble. A large body of Waialua Japanese who (Continued n Pase Two.) xxxxxxocoxxxxoxxxxoxdco s Miss M. Mundon Miss Pauline Evans Mrs. Charles Siemsen Mrs Will Cooper Mrs. Walter Frear gave an informal At Home yesterday afternoon for on the Alameda today for Seattle. The young ladies will act as hostesses for Augustus Knudsen, who is now in Seattle, and Mrs. Will Cooper, who is to x will receive a big send-off this morning at the departure of the steamer. CK0XkXX00 NEW TENEMENT ORDINANCE MAY SAVE TH5IDEHCE SECTION Supervisors' Police Committee Recommends High Sheriff for County Jailer Finances Are Strained to Prevent Overdraft. A new ordinance to prevent the in- discriminate erection of tenements in . residence districts where they are not desired by neighboring property-owners institution and absolute management was presented to the Board of Super- jby a new set of officers; pay. of jailers, visors last evening bv the Mavor on be- 'guards, lunas and cost for the mainten half of P. L. Weaver, the attorney, who ncJ of prisoners for eighteen months . , , . ' , ' . ending December 31, 1910, as well as had been instructed to draw up the neeessary expenditures for hospital and same by the Kaahumanu Improvement equipment. The committee reported Association. Mr. Weaver, in his letter they had investigated the cost under of transmittal, stated that he had gone manaSement UP to Deeem- into the suibject carefully and had eTnd' th nrnnos(.(1 with stndipd similar ordinances existing in other cities, and he believed that this be per month $1150; for twelve months j name had been mentioned at Washing one would tmss muster in the courts. $13,800; for eighteen months. $20,Joo. ! ton for Federal judgeship, not hav- . ,. - , .. , t , . This ordinance makes it unlawful for any person to locate, Duiia, construct, maintain or keep a new tenement house in any locality within the Honolulu district in which two-thirds of the buildings as a whole or in part, within five hundred feet of such tenement house, are devoted to or adapted to exclusive residence nnrnnses The orrli- hjuui, ovv itei woout-u exclusive residence purposes, lne ord! nailg &nd labor $ 1QQ nance shall not be applicable to any ketS) $200; 100 iron buckets, $50; 100 locality where the owners of a majority hammocks, $150; water cistern. $150; of the lots which are located as a incidentals, $300; a total of $7275. The whole or in part witlin five hundred aggregate of these estimates is $49,825. feet of such tenement iiouse consent m Under the present management, that writing to the location of such tene- js if High Sheriff Henry is appointed ment house. : to assume control of the county jail, New Prison -Arrangement. ' the salary payroll would be $12,870 for At last night's meeting of the board eighteen months; niaintenance of pris nmnv renorts were nresented bearinsr ners for eighteen months, $17,000, or Lon the new arrangement of the finan- cial system to coincide with the new W'"- ine committee snows tnat tne j is believed that there will be little de duties imposed upon the municipality difference in estimates is $19,955 in j lay in acting on the appointment of a bv the Legislature. The Committee on favor of management uuder High Sher- j successor to the place supposed to have Wavs and Means reported on the coun- m nenry. ine committee ttieretore rec tv "jail proposition stating they had ommended that the management of the XKXXXKX00OCOOO00' 1 plaee? uin Jhe, hands ?f wvwvwwwvwwwv Jligh Sheriff Henry, the warden of the PI inrilfir nnnir Ii! U H r N I t" lillllKr UUIIILIIUL UUUHU ,.,. ; eighteen months, $4o00. TRKLm tllD TnilQICTi This report drew from the Mayor the IfmLll lUn iUUnidl ;coniment that when the report is re ! f erred to the committee of the whole On Saturday night members of the Liquor Commission, accompanied by icense Inspector I-ennell, made a tour He knew fm fhe figureg that t'hey of nearly all the saloons m the city be- favored the High Sheriff's recommenda tween 8 and 10:30 o'clock. They found 1 tion. He stated that his estimates as all the saloons being conducted in an ! a membir of the Ways and Means Com- j orderly and seemly manner, save one. t..1...riu. ui u.ai .aioon was seen ter-8 fi favorinj! the High Sheriff CTe'i1" i Sf CC "rS ?eiwere below his (Logan's) lowest fig- conducted properly and he replied he llres 6 ' "fL-v. n J It" was finally agreed to have the V"""'? M1: x, ,url '"u "1S rounds, was accompanied by Clarence Cooke. In one of the saloons Mr. Fen- nell introduced Mr. Cooke to the pro - prietor. 'Glad to meet vou. ..... tender, pleasantly. "How do you like our climate?" " Mr. Cooke looked surprised, but re - spomled quietly: ' "Oh, very much, indeed. I've got used to it in the thirty-six years I have nell, after they had left the saloon. "Took you "for a tourist," said Fen - lived here." j ascertained the cost of buildrjg struc- ! ture adjoining the present territorial ; prison upon the basis of a separation ... of the eonntv iail frrm thu nrcssenl- a now -iaSla -rr.r.'mt.i n Au These figures are for salaries only. The .0:r f U v. maintenance ot Tris.ners would he $1200 per month or $21,600. The cost of adjoining buildings and eq'pment would be: "Tn- S P" enen range and cooking utensils, $1200; jailer's cottage and furniture, $1800; office furniture, $300; wash house and bathroom for -women, $500; store room 1 11 ,i 1.. ... y , , dOllll. O . . 1 1 a total o salaries and maintenance of I rermonal prison, i-onowmg this the committee estimated the pay of jailers of district jails and maintenance for I board the sheriff of the county should be asked to attend. The Mayor added 'that "We don't need the High Sher iff " Af T r.. r, n-.A 1 . 1, . 1. A f : tfie Cox.Quinn committed and the lat- . sheriff present. The latter is the of- ficer wh0 - ;' j 4aji anvhow ! ' ' nts the jailer of the city Although the figures were not pre sented at last night's meeting it is 'known that the overdrafts of the city ! ani county for all departments at the i end of the first six months' period end- i ing June 30, will amount to about $3000. It is reported that $900 of this ! is from the over-manned City Attor- ' ney's office. The Committee on Ways CContlnued on Page Seven). : : Advertiser Photo, Miss Irene Boyd Miss Wat tie Holt. the young Hawaiian girls who leave Hawaii in conjunction with Mrs. chaperone the young folks. They N FEDERAL JUDGE demons Declines to Accept and the Bar Supports Robertson. A cablegram was received yesterday morning by Delegate Kuhio, reading as follows: "Nomination Woodruff will be with drawn. Appointment Charles demons in case you can secure indorsement Bar Association- McCLELLAN." This information came as a complete surprise, both as to the fact that Wood ruff had withdrawn his name and that Mr. demons would be appointed second Federal Judge of the Territory if it was agreeable to himself and the Bar Association. The cablegram was the first inkling Mr. demons had that his mg been a candidate for the place at t . 1 nr.,. -. . - any time. A meeting of the Bar Association was called for yesterday afternoon, and at the meeting Mr. Clemons stated that he was not a candidate for the office, and expressed himself as strongly support ing the candidacy of Attorney A. G. M. Robertson for the plate. Cable Indorsement. Eobertson's name was" then acted upon and indorsed unanimously by the members the Bar Association pres ent. A. F. Judd and D. L. Withington were named as a committee to draft resolutions, expressing the sentiment of the Bar Association as favoring the ap pointment of Robertson. The resolu- tion will be cable to Washington, and it been secured by"Woodruff. Coincident with the announcement of Eobertson's candidacy comes the state ment that Circuit Judge Robinson has withdrawn his name and will be con tent with his present place on the Cir cuit bench. It is understood that Robertson 's ap pointment will meet with the approval of Governor Frear. The withdrawal of Woodruff and the wording of the cable received from McClellan proves con clusively that the indorsement of the Hawaiian Bar Association carries great weight with the appointive power at Washington, and that in the case of the second Federal judgeship it holds the balance of power. eOVERNQH TO REVIEW CADETS T Governor Frear will review the Kamehameha School Cadet Battalion at 4 o'clock this afternoon at Aala. Park. The battalion is now nattily uniformed and the young fellows prest-nt a soldierly appearance. The battalion is receiving- instruction from Captain W. H. Winters. I . A., and since he has taken hold of the young- men they have shown remark s-able progress. SENATE TALKING OF THE RATE Free Trade Proposals Louisiana Senator Argument on Spreckels Demurrer on July 19. ' (Associated. Press Cablegrams.) WASHINGTON, May 26. The Senate has begun consideration of the sugar schedules. Senator McEnery of Louisiana strongly opposed free sugar, in a speech made yesterday. WASHINGTON, May, 25. Senator Murphy J. Foster, Democrat, of Louisiana, spoke today on the tariff bill with special reference to the sugar schedule. Senator Foster urged the retention of the import duties on both raw and refined sugars as contained in the bill passed by the House. He stated that free sugar would completely destroy the domestic industry, and furnished elaborate statistics to uphold his position. THE SPRECKELS DEMURRER SAN FRANCISCO, May 26. Argument on demurrer in the distribution of the Claus Spreckels estate has been set for July 19. THE GEORGIA STRIKE. ATLANTA, Georgia, May 25. The railroad has been brought to a stand still by the strike of operatives, who demand employment of white men by the road. The Federal government will undertake to end the strike in Georgia that l.aa tied up all the railways going out ofVtianta. ' i . WILL FIGHT KAXJFMANN. NEW YORK, May 25. Jack Johnson, the pugilist, announced today that he will remain in America and will fight Al Kauf mann, instead of going to England. : , ; , - ... ... . BURNS' SON DEAD. ' ' . MONROVIA, California, May 25. George Burns, a detective, and son of William J. Bums of Sam Francisco, died here today. , " --fv. ' V NORTHWESTERN EARTHQUAKE. J WATER VILLE, Washington, May 25. An earthquake shock was experi enced here today. No damage resulted. ' . JUSSERAND TO SAN FRANCISCO. WASHINGTON, May 25. French Ambassador Jusserand has started for San Francisco. HOW A LOYAL LABORER WAS MOBBED BY THE THUGS Sheriff Jarrett returned last evening from a two days' tour of various plan tations, part of his time being given to investigating an assault made upon a Japanese laborer on Ewa plantation near Honouliuli on Sunday. The in jured man, Tsuchiya Giichi, who is in the Japanese hospital at Waipahu vil lage, was badly handled by four thugs, who broke his arm, made ugly bruises on his back and just over his kidneys, damaged his face and lamed his legs. On Sunday morning Giichi went to work as usual, although the others in his quarters did not. He was working at a pump when a friend asked him to come back to the house, which he did. He went to his room and was talking with his friend. Three Japanese then entered the house. Giichi did not know them. They asked him to come down stairs. He told them to come up if they wanted to talk to him. They did, and started to beat him. He picked up a lamp and threw it, striking one man in the face with it. Then he used a chair and struck some one over the head. During this time blows were rained on hirn. He ran downstairs and through a large crowd of Japanese and took refuge in a canefield. The thugs followed and found him and beat him with iron bars. When they had him in their power, they tied hirn with a rope and carried him back to the house. Afterward he received medical atten tion. After the row Deputy Sheriff Fernan dez went over to investigate. He found a man who was bruised on the face, but learned little from him and he thought the row had been exagger ated. Vesterday, however, both the sheriff and the deputy learned that the man with the bruised face was the one struck with the lamp. He is laid up and is receiving medical attention. He is a gambler named Yoshida, and the police know him well. Yoshida claims he does not know who the other three men are. They are said to be outsiders. It is thought by the police that the three thugs were hired to assault Giichi because he insisted on working. Jailed to Save Him. The Waianae Japanese laborers have TARIFF ON SUGAR Stoutly Resisted by the shown a different spirit toward the ag itators than those on other plantations. They want no interference from them, and a Japanese on the Waianae plan tation who attempted to carry out the instructions of the Makino crowd was mauled fcy the Japanese whn h,i a,,. termined to return to work on Monday uiorumg, as tney ma. The agitator was taken in hand bv TVmitr Mt.or;r Gilliland and kept in the jail "for safe ly. Aiier me matter blew over the agitator and his wife were quietly taken out of the village and sent else where. Sheriff Jarrett confirmed this report last evening. AORANCf MAY BE REPLAGEDNEXT TRIP According to the present indications, the Canadian-Australian steamer Ao rangi, which Is the next vessel on the schedule to leave Australia for this port, will be replaced by another boat of the same line for the trip. It was thought that, when the Aorangl was taken off, a steamer of the same high class as the Makura would be put in her place, but on account of thi fact that the government subsidy' al lowed the steamsii.p company was merely continued for one more year, the probabilities are that the new ves sel to come through here will be of the same size and style as the Ao rangi. The government and the stc-am-ship company are still fighting over the subsidy question, according to in formation brought on the Makur-Srand until the latter is guaranteed definite financial a:d from the government, no extra expense will be gone to in the matter of keeping up the Canadian run. The nxt boat sent out from the Colonies, whether or not it is the Ao rangi, will be used as an excursion craft between Victoria and Seattle for at least one voyage. The local agents of the company expect heavy passenger travel from Australia tiii3 summer on account of the fair in Seattle, and Ss a eonejuienee, local people will find it difficult to secure accommodations on these steamers.