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mt TJ S. WEATHER BUREAU. July Hours' Rainfall, .00. Temperature, Max. 81; Mm. 72. Weather, fair. SUGAR. 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 3.92c. Per Ton, $78.40. 88 Analysis Beets, 10s. 5y4d. Per Tor $84.00. ESTABLISHED JULY 1, HONOLULU, HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY, JULY 2. 1909. PRICE FIVE CENTS. VOL. L., NO. 8392. SHIPPING N EAR LY MILLION TONS Report of Major Winslow Shows Healthy State of Affairs Here. 'HI g s SHI 1 gill a - k During the year 1908, the ship- M w ping entering the port of Hono- SS lulu aggregated 920,000 tons, of a i 19 gross value of $63,562,840.00. Ship- 11 1 ping between this port and main- X a land and foreign oorts was: 600,- 000 tons; value, $41,562,840. Be- B g tween this and other island ports: S3 m 320,000 tons; value, $22,000,000. 8 Qg From The report of Major Win- 1! irf slvw, Corps of Engineers. :: GHRTTY LETTEfl FROM SEATTLE SICILIAN CITIES ONCE AGAIN SCENES OF TERROR Will Cooper Tells How Hawaii s Exhibit Is Making a Hit. (Twenty-Three Earthquake Shocks Yesterday -Ruined Walls Come Down Residents Camping in Open. n a a a m u The annual report of Major E. Evel eth Winslow, Corps of Engineers, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1909, was prepared for mailing yesterday and goes forward to "Washington today on the Lurline. The report contains a sum mary of all the work done by the Uni ted States Engineer Office, including the development of various harbors in the group. Referring to Honolulu harbor, Major "Winslow gives a history of the dredg ing operations under the monarchical, republican and territorial governments, particularly in regard to the entrance to the channel, prior to July 1, 1904. i jitter showing on the same chart. Be- On this date there existed an entrance sides this chart, he has a giant thermo channel having a minimum width of (Continued -n fare Two.) Secretary Wood of the Promotion Committee has received an interesting ly chatty letter from Will J. Cooper at Seattle, telling of affairs Hawaiian at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposi tion. Outside of fair matters, Cooper gives the information that Director Newell of the reclamation service, who has done yeoman work on the mainland in the interests of Hawaii since he was here, is to be ousted by the new regime which has recently taken charge in Washington. Mr. Cooper's letter, which was read to the members of the Promotion Com mittee yesterday, is as follows: "Seattle, Wash., June 17, 1909. "I am enclosing you a card of Mr. Ford A. Carpenter, which he left with me for you. He called here the other day, but I did not meet him, but he came yesterday accompanied by his wife and mother, and I had a very pleasant visit with them. Mrs. Cooper and I fed them pineapple, and we talk ed shop a little. Mrs. Carpenter asked AN ARDS CUE 10 RETURN . BE SHIPPED BACK 10 SPAIN N CHOICE TO HAWAII OR V I - T I rtim Decide Hawaii's Sons Help w-3tl Outrow Yale--Assassination h in London. WATERFRONT SCENE IN MESSINA BEFOEE THE EARTHQUAKE IN MARCH. GREAT (Associated Press Cablegrams.) MESSINA, July 2. Continued earthquake shocks were 1 to be remembered to Mrs. Wood, as well here throughout the day yesterday, twenty-three distinct quakes inCaTifoVbS being recorded. The inhabitants are terrified. Twenty-five I ing, arranged with red and blue elec I (Associated Press Cablegrams.) Jul;' 2. Forty Spanish families here, claim- titute nave been given the choice of return ing deported to their native land. SASSINATION IN HE HEART OF LONDON LOCftTEO IN SEATTLE sand are camping out in the open, afraid of remaining ne trie lights, indicating the lowest and ..... ... . .W . , , highest temperatutes in San Diego for building which might be toppled over on them. the past year. He was very quick to WALLS FALLING IN REGGIO. admit that Hawaii would mase a still REGGIO. Tulv i. Loud exolosioiis beine- heard, Thet'A- , j 1 " V r mptpr with hiffhp-jt and lowest temner- ing or tne rums oi ouiiuinas wmcn were aesiroyea m tne onginaHCus- atures indicated with colored lights, aster and the falling of walls have caused one death and ten pecTe and a hand outlined in small bulbs which points to the temperature in San have been badly injured. Diego for each current day. Another 1 feature is a cabinet surmounted with a large translucent globe, which turns slowly by clockwork. On this globe are thermal lines encircling the- earth, and indicating the superior position of San Diego, but if anyone stopped to look, Hawaii is shown up in a better light than is the Southern California city. "Kaai and his bovs arrived last Fri- ! day night and have been playing this week. They are proving a great at traction, and very noticeably stimulate COmUlTMiert trr Pao Two.) 3ub& life July 2. Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie and Dr. anghai, were assassinated here yesterday while in at- the meeting of the East Indian students at the Imperial assassin was an East Indian. em fiPPROPRIATENESS Chief of Detectives Joe Leal may go to Seattle after a forger who operated here a short time ago, word having j reached here that the man in question Lad been located in the Queen City. Some time ago a man, employed by Caxtain Castner, of the United States Engineers, asked the Army official to endorse his check for $40 at one of tbe local banks. Captain Castner acquiesced, and either that day or the next the man slipped awav on a steamer to the main- land. The Honolulu bank sent the j eatile Star. Two thousand eight check to Seattle, on a bank in which ""ndred cocoanuts, about half as many town it was drawn, and received it pineapples, and hundreds of bunches of back again with the explanation that Opening bananas, attractively display it was a forgery. This occurred somo ' ed &ye the Hawaiian building 0n the time ago, and it was only the other j exposition grounds the truly tropical day that Captain Castner received in- j appearance of any structure at the fair, formation that his man had been caught ' As the visitr enters the cool shades in the exposition city. j of the building he is impressed with Chief of Detectives Joe Leal would ! a11 the .fascination of the shade of like to go up to the Northwest metro- PROBLEMS OF SUNDAY CLOSING WILLS TELLS ABOUT T License Commission Will Act Japs Came at Him "Through on Evasions of he Law, The Board of License Commissioners has taken up the consideration of the questions involved in the full enforce ment of the revocation of the Sunday privilege and is also preparing to Holes and Doors and Alleyways." The Spillners, father and son, occu pied the stand most of the day at the Waipahu riot trial yesterday. The proceedings opened with the presenta tion of a doctor's cerrifieate of serious palms and the breezes of the tropical seas. In one corner on the tables of polished hardwood from the Islands courteous vounc la.lips nf Hinint municipal authorities will stand for the serve Hawaiian pineapple to the visi on an immense pyramid stand the Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, Lieutenant-Colonel, was political A. D. C. to the Secretary of Slate for India since 1901. He served with distinction ia he Afghan campaign in 1879, being present at the Telief of Candahar. He wat, after retirement, secretary to the Governor of Madras and held other important posts in India. He was sixty-one years old. HARVARD DOWNS YALE IN THE TWO VARSITY RACES NEW LONDON, Connecticut, July 2. yesterday in the Varsity boat race. -Harvard defeated Yale polis and get the man, but says that it is a question whether or not the expense. Leal thinks that the man should be brought back here and pros ecuted, however, and may try to ar range to either send a man up to Seat tle or go himself. "THREE LICENSES GRANTED YESTERDAY. Three more licenses were granted yes terday afternoon by the License Com missioners, one to H. Klemme, for his eafe at the corner of Beretania avenue and King street; one to W. Murioka, for a saloon at Waimanalo, and one to tors, uiousanas or cocoanuts, and nearbv hang bananas, a half dozen varieties, slowly changing from dark green to lovely yellow as they ripen. The uncompleted sugar palace will soon be in -finished shape, and Hawaii will have a diSDiav nuriimJ or-r.. 4" V . "JM .11 11 j i ' i yi iteness at the fair. pnat A. J. STOUT A "HIGH FLYER." Seattle Post-Intelligeneer. Four au tomobilists were fined and three were acquitted yesterday in the police court. A. J. Stout, C. Houlsted, A. Kirby and E. A, Hull were finer! &H amh p'w. i. i suigaiiiii, sunrise .saloon, on King j son, u. mompson and H. B. Harmon street, near Liliha. This cleans up the wre . acquitted. The violations were work of the Commissioners in -,Mr,i J P.KJ,clPally for crossing street intersec- - O T all the applications fo' renewals. formulate a definite policy in dealing j illness of the defendant known as with technical evasions of the intent number thirteen, a consumptive look of law which might be sanctioned. j ing v0Ung fellow who looks like a bet In connection with the rights of a ! tdr eadidaie for a hospital than fo citizen to purchase liquor m the : . .. original package at any time it is ; a Kin7 asked leave to enter pointed out that liquor could be or- I a nolle prosequi against him, remark dered and paid for before the closing ing: "I guess he has not got much hour at 11:30 Saturday night and j comi t bim j th5s word anyLow . - monls t 3tii7 t;r,,Q t Lightfoot then took up the cross-i hour. ' examination of August Spillner, going It is also el?.:nied that there is no ; over the story of the shower of sticks obstacle that would prevent the or-; and stones th'at drove the Spillners up dering of beer to be placed in a restau- , , . . , rant ice box on Saturday and con- the roal The attorny was particular sinned at the pleasure of the owner ! about the number of minutes that on Sunday. j elapsed between the various oecur- These questions have not been pre-1 rences up to the t;me the witness got sented to the License Board for i . . . . . a n it;. ,.,. , ..v. rJrt i back to the house where Seoville was solution as vet and thev will be dealt with as 'they arise. It is under- I holding his prisoner. Then he led the stood to be the opinion of some of J witness to the subject of the speeches (Continued on Page Konr.) j which were being made before the ' i house and there was considerable sparring between the lawyer and the witness. ' Spillner insisted that the crowd of eight hundred were shouting and making a noise while the speeches were going on, and Lightfoot could not see how the speeches could be heard under those circumstances. Spill- (Contmued on Pige Five.) TWO HAWAII MEN AMONG WINNERS. This confirms a cable received by D. L. Withington yesterday afternoon, which stated that Harvard beat Yaie in both the eight and four-oar races and that two Withingtons were rowing. It is not known whether both boys were in the eight or one in the eight and one in the four. This is one of the finest withers in the cap of Hawaii and Oahu College. In proportion to her size Oahu College has sent many hundred per cent, more athletes to Harvard, who have made their "Hs, " than any other institution in the United States. WRIGHT MAKES TRIPLE FLIGHT WASHINGTON, July 2. Orville Wright made three success- ; ful flights with his aeroplane yesterday, his feat being watched by thousands of people. ' AMERICAN SUFFRAGETTES IN SESSION ADMIRAL IJIGHI EDITOR SHEBA tions at a rate of speed faster than fnnr miles an hour. FEW 0. R. & L BONDHOLDERS PREFER CASH TO NEW ISSUE the ir bond my nearly one-half of the if the outstanding $2,000,000 sis per cent, bonds of the Oahu and Land Company called at kels & Co. bank and presented in exchange for the new . .' of five er eenrs, underwritten by G. Irwin. A comparatively small aumber of the bonds were cashed. Which speaks well for the security. Bpreckela Bank issued a scrip receipt o all tho.e who presented their six per cents, these to be held by the investors until the early part of next week, when the bonds will be ready to deliver. The Hawaiian Gazette Company is printing the new issue, and is doing excellent, though rush, work on it. While nearly $1,000,000 worth of the outstanding bonds were presented ves terday, the bank of Spreckels & Co." de sire that the remaining holders of bonds will make an appearance either t'-iay or tomorrow in order that the en tire business can be closed up bv the end of the week. It is expected that ttie new issue of five nor ar,f :n i . ' w J ' VtAlLJ Yt 111 1 t ready to give out in exchange for the I strip receipts on Tuesdav or Wednes day. Gratifying, indeed, to the promoters was the stand taken yesterday bv local financiers in exchanging their'old" bonds for the new issue. An authoritative statement was given out vesterday that comparatively few of the present out standing bonds were exchanged for cash,f notwiths:anding the fact that nearly $1,000,000 worth were presented As an indication of the view taken by the Japanese high officials of the strike situation in Hawaii and the rela tive reliability of the Japanese leaders on each side of the matter, the follow ing is of interest. This is the transla tion of a letter sent just prior to his I departure by Admiral Ijichi to 8. j Sheba, editor of the Hawaii Shinpo, j which says: "I wish to thank you for your sin- i cere welcome to this squadron during I its stay and for your kindness in eon- j inuuiiiig xor us copies or tne tiawauan Jugg J)e Bolt. .lapanese Annua!, which vou have tust published. Upon B$y departure from BOYLE RESIGNS IS JAPANESE INTERPRETER t. hester Doyle has terminated his services as official Japanese interpreter of the Circuit Court, his resignation being accepted yesterday by Presiding His successor has al ready been appointed in S. K. Maru- this port, T wish to thank you for vour I yama, who has served temporarily in kindness and hope for the continued prosperitv of vour paper. "HIKOJIRO IJICHI. "Commander Japanese Training Squadron." EEDFERN IS HEBE. Captain Redfern, the gallant sailor who piloted the Gwendolyn to second place in (he San Pedro-Honolulu yacht race, is here as second officer on the Massachusetts. His appearance was the s;.nal for much surprise and gratification on he part of all his manv ,iends here. the past as a Japanese interpreter. In accepting Doyle's resignation, Judge De Bolt took occasion to say that his services as interpreter had al ways been satisfactory, and that he had never had occasion to question the accuracy of Doyle's interpretation. Doyle was commissioned as a Deputy High bberiff to assist in connection with the labor troubles on the planta tions and was granted a leave of ab sence from his duties as interpreter. High Sheriff Henry stated yesterday that he would continue as Deputy High Sheriff, for the present at least. SEATTLE, July 2. The National Woman's Suffrage Conven tion, at which many delegates are present, was formally opened yes terday. SUGAR TRUST OFFICIALS INDICTED NEW YORK, July i. The American Sugar Refining Company, its president, and five of the directors have been indicted by the Federal grand jury here on a charge of conspiracy in the restraint of trade. FOR PERSIAN INVASION. ST. PETERSBURG, July 1.- Orders have fcen issued for the mobilizatioa of military forces to form a Russian expedition to Teheran, Persia. , --- . ANARCHISTS CAUGHT IN SWEDEN. STOCKHOLM, July 1. As the result of the discovery of an anarchistic plot to assassinate the Czar of Russia, eight of the conspirators have beer arrested. BINGHAM REMOVED BY McCLELLAN. NEW YORK, July 1- Mayor McClellau has removed Police Commissioner Bingham from office. , .. EIGHTY NINE MILLION DEFICIT. WASHINGTON, July 1. The government deficit for the fiscal year will amount to $89,000,000. SALOONS GO OUT OF BUSINESS. A number of restaurants and saloons went out of business yesterday as the result of the action which has been taken by the Oahu Board of License Commissioners. The Palace Cafe, the Royal Annex, Klemme 's, place on the waterfront, and Berndt '? a couple of others were put out of commission when their licenses were turned down. The nongranting of after hours ami Sunday privileges had considerable to do with the closing of the cafes.