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V. S. WEATHEB BUBEATJ, July 2.-Last 24 Hours' Rainfall, .00. Temperature, Mai- 81; Min. 73. Weather, fair. STJGAB. 96 Degree Test Centrifugals, 3.92c Per Ton, $78.40. 88 Analysis Beets, 10s. 6L Per Ton, $84.20. ESTABLISHED JULY 1, HONOLULU, HAWAII TEREITOBY, SATURDAY, JULY 3, 1909. VOL. L., NO. 8393. PRICE FIVE CENTS. t BOGEY OF WAR REFUSED TO RISE Hawaii Scare Cause Not a Ripple in Diplomacy. By Ernest G. Walker. (Mail Special to the Advertise'.) WASHINGTON, June 19 The war specter of the Pacific Ocean has been in 'hard plight of late. He has been done to death by exchanges of friendly regard between Japan and the United States.. Admiral Uriu. the graduate oi the Naval Academy, has come and gone, after participating in numerous festivi ties here, at Annapolis, and in New York. Other distinguished Japanese .have been visiting on the mainland in the last six months, expressing good will and being received with discin guis'hed courtesy. Probably it occurred to few . people that the developments were making for international amity and possibly might have been planned with such an end in view. The -likelihood of it, hlWvever, is apparent. Along with the coming of very prominent Japanese and the visits of Japanese warships to Hawaii and San Francisco, Baron Takahira, the Japanese Ambassador, has been roam ing around the United States on errands of good will. He has been speaking in many cities aaA-tfens diffusing the goa-; pel more effectively than he could ever . do from Washington.. - Meanwhile there has been the big strike of Japanese laborers in progress in Hawaii. Three months ago all the mainland would have been flaring with exeitement over such developments. If these things had happened along in February, they would have been good for an extra Dreadnought or two, eost (Continued on Page Four.) EiLLslffllliPISI SEA HUMMINGBIRDS "Why, they're deep-sea humming birds," exelaimed a man in the aquar ium in the government building at the exposition yesterday. He was look ing at the exhibit of Hawaiian fish, which occupies several of the .large tanks. There are over a hundred of the fish and they are all stranger creatures when compared with the members of the finny tribes ordinarily known to persons living out of tropical climes. -Every hue of the rainbow has its dupli cate in the scales of these extraordin ary fish. " "Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these," declared the speaker, solemnly. "Those fellows with the long beaks are sure enough hummingbirds. " The ones he referred to have beaks three inches long, as long as their bodies, and are of a filmy gray color, shot through with pink.. Others are of the brightest blue with yellow stripes, some are mottled all over in gold and brown and blue and red. Some are gray and white, like guinea fowl, with tall plumed fins above and belowwhieh trail out behind like the tail of a richly feathered rooster. Seattle Post-Intflligencer. LUCKIEST MAN IN WORLD IS GUEST AT MOANA Dr. Hans Schwab, now a guest at the Moana hotel, is said to be one of the luckiest men in the world. Also, when. Dr. Sehwab passes by in the spacious lobbv of the beach hostel rv. there are not a few young men who ma j be heard to murmur gently, "Gee, I d like to ba in his boots." Dr. Schwab, so the story goes, was a college professor in a struggling in stitution in Germany. The school was doing good work, however, and the trained men that it sent forth to bat- tje with the world attracted atten tion. So it came about in due course of time that Mrs. Ellen Waerthensen, who was and still is immensely wealthy made a Kift 0f one million" dollars to the college. Appreciating to the full- PftOSEHi CLOSES USE All the Evidence of Rioting Is ln---Adjourned Until Tuesday. ...... The prosecution, closed its case in the trial of the Waipahu riot yesterday and the case was adjourned until after the holiday. , ' .. The day's proceedings began with the introduction of a surveyor's plan of the vicinity of Oahu Sugar Mill and Scoville identified the office of the Higher Wage Association and the other buildings which had figured in the testi mony. The cross-examination of Of ficer Wills was then resumed. In an swer to questions from Light foot, Wills testified that he had made two attempts to leave the office of the Higher Wage Association with his prisoner, and that each time there was big mob outside. On the first occasion he was stopped by defendant No. 2 and informed that it was ' ' more better you stop. Suppose you go outside, you make.'.' The first whije man who came to the building was Manager Bull. At this time the crowd was still making a demonstra tion outside. McLeod also arrived about the same time. The witness jumped in the automobile and went to the plan tation office with his prisoner, but was tunable to state what happened in the office as he remained on guard outside. The cross-examination ended with the usual inquiries as to what state ments the witness had made cpneern ing his testimony. The witness had talked the matter over with Scoville and was afterwards called to Kinney's office where he repeated his story. (Continued on page Two.) NAHA DAY AT TIE SEATTLE FAIR SEATTLE, June 17. Today might well have, been called "banana day" at the A.-Y.-P. Exposition. Commis sioner Knudsen of the Hawaiian ex hibit this morning distributed several ,bunches of bananas among the exec utive departments at the fair. As a result, everyone from the president,, flown to ttie othce boys was eating bananas this morning, and united in pronouncing them fine? Comnssioner Knudsen maintains that the Hawaiian product is as good as the banana common to this coun try, which is raised in Cuba and Flo rida. Scores of bunches of green bananas form a part of the Hawaiian exhibit, and as they ripen, Mr. Knudsen gives them away, today's distribution being the largest he has yet made) H BEANS Small bags of macerated algaroba beans, as turned out by C. W. Eenear'a recently invented and patented macer ating maehine, were sent up on the Matson steamship Lurline in charge of T. Kay and Gerrit Wilder, both of whom will see Burbank, the plant wiz ard of California. Mr' .ay" sPoke to Burbank on a re cent visit of these beans and on arrival here told Mr. Renear of it. As both Mr. Kay and Mr. Wilder intend visit ing the wizard again they are the keep ers of the new animal food. . Mr. Eenear is still working oi his maehine and improving wherever possi ble, applj'ing for patents on, each im provement. He has built eight ma chines in the Catton, Neill shops. ! est extent this great gift, the college j authorities decided to send Dr. Schwab personally to extend thanks to the wealthy lady. This Dr. Sehwab did, but on fulfilling, his mission he did not return to the school, i Mrs. Waerthensen was attracted by the talent of tie young professor, bv his desire to get ahead in the world and to achieve things. She therefore offered to take him along with her on a tour of the world. Dr. Hans agreed and the elderly millionairess and the youthful college professor are now in Honolulu. They will probably leave for the mainland of the United States in a short time. ; They have visited Kilauea, the vol cano on Hawaii, and are seeing all the wonder works of nature on this island at the present time. They ap pear to be mueh taken up with Ha waii nei. OAHU JAPANESE APPEAL TO HILO FOR AID (Special by Wireless to the Advertiser.) ' HILO, Hawaii, July 2. The Kilo Japanese, at a mass meeting held here Jsn Thursday evening, debated on a request from the Honolulu strikers for assistance. The request stated that the strikers were destitute and needed money for supplies. After a long discussion it was decided to appoint a committee to solicit funds for the destitute Japanese in Honolulu. WOODRUFF II AUGUST Delayed Confirmation Made Delayed Sailing for Honolulu. By Ernest G. Walker. j (Mail Special to the Advertiser.) I WASHINGTON, June 19. The eon-! 1 firmation of Circuit Judge George W. Woodruff was completed by the Senate last Wlnesday, and he is now fully qualified to assume his duties on the bench in Hawaii. He said tonight 'that probably he would not take the oath of office before he reaches Honolulu, which may not be till toward the end of next month. Originally Judge Woodruff planned to leave San Francisco June 24, but the delay in his "confirmation precluded that. He has now found that it may be impracticable to take any of the ships sailing during the first half of July and may not sail till July 22, which is the date for the Mongolia. Mrs. Woodr ruff expects to accompany him. The Treasury Department has desig nated fif teen architects to prepare de signs for the new public building to cost $800,000 at Honolulu. The designs must be in by September 15, when they will be judged by the following gentle men: Nathan C. Wyeth, of this city; Wr 0. Notting, of Baltimore; Glenn Brown, of this city, and James It. jRogers, of New York, along with the Supervising Architect of the Treasury, Mr. Taylor. V The firms designated are Palmer & Hornbostel, York & Sawyer, F. B. Hun tington, with Hoppin & Koehn, and Butler & Eodman, all of New York; Potter & Merrill, Tacoina, Washington; C. W. Dickey and John G. Howard, of San Francisco; Hewitt, Stevens & Paist, C. C. Zantzinger, of Philadelphia; Parker, Thomas & Rice, of Baltimore; Wood, Donn & Deming, and Horn Bower & Marshall, of Washington City; Richard E. Schmidt, Garden & Martin, D. H. Burnham & Co., Holabird & Roche, of Chicago; and Mauran & Russell, of St. Louis. F TH OF JULY AT THE SETTLEMENT There are to be Fourth of July do ings at the Molokai Settlement. Su perintendent Jack McVeigh was in town yesterday laying in a supply of fireworks and dainties for the luau, shipping several cases of. oranges, lemons and some bunches of bananas. The fireworks include the latest in fancy whizzers. . The program for Monday is to in clude horse racing, baseball, band music and athletic contests, conclud ing with music, fireworks and moving pictures. The fruit shipped was allow ed by the Board of Health as extras and the prizes for the yarious eon tests and the fireworks were contribut ed by friends of the Settlement. t TRIBUTE TO ARMSTRONG'S WORK. Boston Transcript. The President is n-'.'t too busy to decline an increase to Lis side lines of usefulness. A mem ber of the Yale corporation and presi dent of the Red Cross, he now becomes a trustee of Hampton Institute. When a President of the United States writes that he." considers it an honor" to ac cept this last service the wisdom of General Armstrong's great work may be regarded as fully vindicated. M IJICHI THANKS AMERICA. A letter has been received by Gov ernor Frear from Secretary of the In terior Ballinger, in which is enclosed a letter from the' Assistant Secretary of State, announcing that Admiral Ijiclii has expressed through the Japane-se Ambassador at Washington his sincere appreciation of the courtesies extended to himself and the men of his fleet while a visitor at American ports. DESTITUTE 1 BOOM! BANG! THE FOURTH! Arrangements Are Complete for Splendid Celebration of the Day. With impressiveness of military parade, with patriotic exercises and with fireworks galore, Honolulu will celebrate the glorious Fourth of July. As the anniversary of the day of Free dom falls on Sunday this year, all the outside celebration will be held over until the following day. But there will be patriotic exercises tomorrow night. In Central Union Chureh, Dr. Thomas Green will deliver his famous lecture ' ' The Red, White and Blue. " Governor Frear will pre side, and on the platform will be the commanders of the various military organizations stationed in the islands. A record audience is expected at the chureh tomorrow evening. Monday morning, between 9:30 and 10 o'elock, the military parade will start. This will be made up of sol diers from the Fifth Cavalry with the regimental mounted band accompany ing. Fort Shafter, United States M? rifles and the National Guard of Hawaii. The pafade will; pass through the principal streets of the town, pass ing along Merchant ' street to the Gore on the return, where Governor Frear will - review . the troops. After this ceremony they will be dismissed, and the patriotic exercises in the Opera House will immediately begin. These will be of a very high order. Marshall Darrach has accepted the invitation to read The Declaration of Independence. Darrach has won the hearts of Honolulu already by his mas terly interpretations of several of Shakespeare's plays. Charles Bennett, the man with the Withers Company, who has sang himself into the esteem of music-lovers her, will render "Columbia" as a solo. t Dr. Charles Green -will deliver an oration, differing from the one he is to give tomorrow night at the Central Union church. Fireworks Are Here. And in tee evening the small boy Young America of Hawaii, if you please will be made happy. Fire works!!! Listen here. The committee received ever $350 worth of firecrack ers, cannon boomers, pinwheels, siz zlers, Roman candles and all the rest, on the Alameda yesterday from the Coast, and there will be great things doing when the match is applied. Just where the fireworks celebration will be is not quite decided as yet, but the present indications are that the whole shebang will be turned loose at the Gore, opposite Palace Square. A large number of people have been in favor of shooting the fireworks off at Wai kiki beach, but the committee having these matters in charge has almost de cided otherwise. M SHIP SUBSIDY MEASOMESEHTEO WASHINGTON, June 24. The first active step toward ship subsidy legis lation in the Sixty-first Congress was taken today when Representative Hum phrey of Washington introduced in the House his ocean mail subsidy bill. It is patterned after the bill which was considered by the last Congress, but contains several new features ap proved by the Merchant Marine League, whose banket last night 'in the interest of a greater merchant marine was attended by President Taf t. The original bill provided that the pay for ocean mail service on ves sels of the second-class on routes to South America, to the Philippines, to Japan, to China and to Australasia should hereafter be the pay now ac corded vessels of the first-class. Iff addition, the new bill provides for "free ships." American ships are to be permitted to purchase vessels in any country they may choose and run them under their own flag in the foreign trade or trade with the Philippines. Another section of the bill reduces the tonnage tax on vessels in trade with nearby countries and increases the tax in the transoceanic trade. In the former trade American vessels are now represented, while in the trans oceanic trade foreign ships are found almost entirely. RETIREMENT BOARD AMES SEVERAL WELL KM Captain Mahan Among Calvin Seriously Wrong (Associated Press Cablegrams.) , WASHINGTON, July 3. The retiring board has announced the names of Captain Mahan, Captain Qualtrough, Captain Mc Crackin, Captain Collins, and Captain Hogg, of the Navy, for re tirement, from July 1. . SYSTEM OF PLUCKING OUT. WASHINGTON, June 20. Naval officers are manifesting anxiety over the selection of the plucking-out board," which will meet July 1 to select for retirement the number of officers necessary to make the vacancies prescribed by the naval personnel law. There may be fifteen such compulsory retirements of officers above the grade of lieutenant-commander. There must be created nine teen vacancies, the number having been increased by a decision of the Secretary of the Navy that the retirement of three officers under the thirty-year service . law may not be deemed vacancies of the sort required by law. Against these nineteen vacancies to be created will be placed the applica tions for retirement, and every effort is beinjr made to induce officers to apply for retirement, their voluntary action entitling- them to retirement at the next higher grade. Officers who fear selection are apt to apply. The applications will not be opened until the last day of June, when it will be known how many officers the "plucking-out board" will have to recommend for enforced retire ment. The system continues to. engage criticism from the senior officers who can not rid themselves of the fear of being selected for retirement. Naval officers are talking of very little else these days than the annual plucking out which is. bound to take place, and hardly any. officer who has reached the grade of commander or captain feels safe against the uncertainties of the decision of the 'plucking-out board." 1 ; ;:" " - v v E. E. CALVIN, RAILROAD MANAGER, SERIOUSLY ILL , SAN FRANCISCO, July 3. E. E. Calvin, general manager at San Francesco of the Southern Pacific, is critically ill and will be operated' on tomorrow for appendicitis.; , ; ,. Mr. Calvin was a visitor in Honolulu a short -time ago, making many friends here and throughout the Islands. - ; - ' H' r FIRE DESTROYS ONTARIO TOWN COBALT, Ontario, July 3. Fire destroyed much of this town yesterday and two thousand persons are homeless. Cobalt is a small town in New Ontario, in the nickel mining district. .It was founded only a few years ago. Many Americans live tbere, American capital being principally used in the mining developments. THREE TIMES AND OUT WASHINGTON, July 3. Orville Wright made two successful flights with his aeroplane here yesterday. On the third trial the ma chine was damaged. : -f , FALLING WALL KILLS TWENTY NEWPORT, England, July 3. Twenty persons were killed yesterday through the collapse of a wall of the dock. HINDU CONFESSES POLITICAL MURDERS. LONDON, July 2. Madar Dhingari, a Hindu student in this city, who has teen apprehended as a suspect in connection with horrible murders in country districts, has confessed to the police. He admits a number of crimes, declaring that he was the perpetrator of several mysterious murders in the country. Tho prisoner is a man of ugly temper and introduced terrorist methods in his criminal work. It is believed that his motive in every case has been political. - ' WOMAN SLAYER CONFESSES. SAN FRANCISCO, July 2. James Cunningham, a laborer in this city, has surrendered himself to the authorities, confessing that he it was who shot and killed Caroline Brasch, the cashier for Gray Bros., at noon of Wednesday, ia the office of the company in the Wells Fargo building. His confession is made, he says, for the reason that J. Novak was held by the police under strong cir cumstantial evidence of having been guilty of the crime. , . : CORPORATION TAX AGREED ON. WASHINGTON, July 2. The Senate today adopted the corporation tax amendment. The Eepublicans on the Senate Finance Committee agree to a 20 per cent, increase on plug and cut tobacco and on cigars. , LIPTON STILL AFTER A LIFT. GLASGOW, July 2 A prospective challenge to the New York Yacht Club for the America cup is being considered. The challenging yacht will be built by Sir Thomas Lipton. , Those to RdireE. E. III Wright .Goes Again.