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Jtartftr r i 9 i trsif ,11:111 fffiftHMffi w III i V 111 III Ilk II II ESTABLISH K! Jl'LY 2. 1S56. VOL. LIL NO. 8780. HONOLULU. HAWAII TERRITORY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1910. PRICE FIVE CENTS HOT FORCES TO BE DOUBLED S peace Plans Call for Twenty-Five Hundred Men Within a Few Months. HURRYING TO RECEIVE THEM OneFourth of the Promised Ten Thousand Soon to Be in Barracks and Tents. Yesterday's cable dispatches from Washington announced that the war department lias officially decided to as sign a brigadier-general to command the regular troops in Hawaii and form out of the Islands a separate army division. On September 13 The Advertiser print ed the following local prediction: Within sixy days Hawaii may be created into a separate military department with a brigadier-general in command. The separate de- . partment has been recommended by General Barry, formerly in com mand of the department of Cali fornia, of which Hawaii is now a part. - Specuation so far has not select ed the general who will command J the new department, but there is a prophecy that Major S. M. Dun ning, Twentieth Infantry, com-, mandant of Fort Shaffer, and at present ofliciating at the maneuvers at Atascadero, California, will be the chief of staff here. Major Dun ning is nearing the time when he mav become a lieutenant-colonel. Along with the news that Hawaii is to bo created into a separate depart ment came also the information that one battery of Field Artillery has been assigned to duty in Honolulu, and news that this force" will be augmented as soon as practicable to additional bat teries to form a battalion. Recom mendations have been made to the war department that 10,000 men be station ed in the posts and fortifications of Oahu. That recommendation seems to bo in a wav ;o being carried out. for in addition'to the field artillery, more coast artillery will shortly be ordered here as soon as provision can be made tohouse the men and officers, while the Second ''Squadron, of the Fifth Cavalry will join the headquarters and other two squadrons at Schofield Barracks on October 12, while, when an appropria tion is available. Fort Shatter will be enlarged to a regimental post, being now capable of quartering only a bat talion. At present the troops in Oahu consist of the following organizations: For: Do Kussy, one company engi neers, about I-1 Hospital detachment 8 Fort K'tger, two companies Loas Artillery, about Hospital detachment 200 10 Fort shafter. four companies in fantry, about 200 Hospital detachment ! Schofield Barracks, eight troops i cavalry, about Hospital detachment Non-commissioned staff Band 40d 10 10 25 Total 1000 In addition there are a large number Of otlieers. the ranking oilicer being Col. Waiter Schuyler. Fifth Cavalry. Additions to these numbers will be abou; 200 men more for the cavalry. 120 men of the field artillery, making a total of oer 1 :' men of all brauches of the service stationed here before the end of the vear. The battalion of marines at Marine Barracks under command of Major Long numbers in round numbers about 3oO men. making a grand total of army and marine corps of about H'0 men under anus. Additional coast artillery j companies to man the guns at Fort Del Russv and I 'earl Harbor will be in the neighborhood" of too men. making a total of 2oito troops. The-revenue cut-j ter service lias about ."' men stationed! here aboard the cutter Thetis, -and the return ...f the C. S. S. Iroquois as sta- tion h ivar station, or aii j.laco the tug, will .duejackets on duty other vesse PUt at leas here. Tbis give men of 'the and reveiiiM der present lit' tv i a total of at lea-t 2000 a rn cut navy, marine corps r service on uun l plans, i in- tin "'i Fort Shaft ' into a regimental post wnl ! f-ut more 'ban four hundred men more '"ere, nciu: ,g the rrgimeiiiai i.m - that a grand t.oal of 25o0 men may be counted upon in the very, near future. Advices from Washington indicate that there is expectation of the Pearl Harbor naval -ration being ready by the latter ,a,t r KM2. which will bring a large in.!,,!.., ,,t' bluejackets to the Tard for duty, although the major part f the resident, of the guard will be e'vilian employes. The war department is giving the mm modem e;j ii pment to Oahu. The fire control aii ,'n ai Diamond Head from which win be directed the fire .f all the big miis mounted on the island, will be" the most elaborate sys tei yet in-taiie' in any of the Ameri f4 fortificaiio",. Steady experiments ith aero;. hire. ,,; planned to be ear ned out at Schofield "arracks where a "eavier-than-air ma dune is being con (Continued on Page Two.) DON WORSE V ". IT" M'CANDLESS CANDIDACY CAUSES DROP OF NEARLY FOUR MILLIONS. IN STOCKS HisCandidacySmashin Market-What WouId His Election Do? Eleven of the most widely traded in sugar stocks of Hawaii have, as a direct result of the candidacy of Link Mc Candless, depreciated in value $3,963, 750, which is 11.2 per cent of the total aggregate capitalization of the eleven companies, the total capitalization being $35,412,755. The heaviest loser is Hawaiian Com mercial and Sugar, which, with a paid in capital of but $2,3 12,7 jo, has de preciated no less, on paper, than $1, 450,00i). Hawaiian Commercial, of course, is capitalized at $10,000,000, but the paid-in capital amounts to but the $2,312,755 mentioned above. The general effect of the candidacy of McCandless can easily be seen by the following table showing the capital ization, of the eleven sugar companies and the amount to which the stock of each has fallen since September 1, when it first begun to be borne in on the minds of the sugar interests that Link was to be a real figure in the campaign. Paid-in Capital. Depreciation. Ewa $.i.0oil.ooo $ 343,750 H. C. & S. .. 2.312.755 l,45o.oi0 Haw'n Sug. . S.Ono.nou 75.ooi) Honomu . . 750.O00 150,000 Honokaa . . 2.i00.ihh 45h.0oi) McBryde . . 3.5'M.'0' S7.500 Oahu 3.fioo,iiiii 405.OO') Paauhau . . o.ooO.OnO 50.000 Pioneer . ... 2.750.noii 302.000 Waialua . .. 4.50H,uoO 502,500 Wailuku . . C.ooo.Ooo DO.oOO Total . ..$35,412,755 $3,905,750 This is not the total hiss occasioned by the candidacy of Me 'andless. as it K represents only the depreciation ot the eleven stocks most generally bought and sold. The losses on other stocks not mentioned would bring the total a good way above the four million mark. Of course, this depreciation is but temporary and to a large extent ficti tious. Those who own their own stocks POINTS OUT II WAY TO WEALTH Whoever will invent a mechanical cotton picker can jock up a fortune nnv time, says A. W. Van Yalkenburg. who is in the cotton growing business deeper than any one else in Oahu. The cotton which is Wing grown on his plantation in the Kwa district, is now growing extremely bushy, and the cotton balls are showing up in fine con dition. Seventy acres have already been planted, in cotton and a large ad ditional area is to be added. Corn is to be planted there also. Mr. Van Yalkenburg deplores the fact that he was iut ready with ins planting COTTON GROWER THAN THE LEAFHOPPER NEW PEST TO BE EXTERMINATED. and there is not supposed to be any margin trailing done will probably be as well oil' as before after the election, for it is extremely probable that values will bounce upward after election fully I as rapidly as they have fallen since J: he McCandless bugaboo appeared before the startled eyes of the stockholders and scared a good many of them into letting go of their holdings, often at a loss. In fact, it is probable that as soon as the market catches its breath and the traders stop to realize the very poor chances McCandless has' of attain ing the summit of his ambition, which is to go to Washington at any cost to the Territory and the cost of a pretty penny to himself, it will not be neces sary to wait until after election for stocks to soar upwards again. Hut nothing can better illustrate the situation and the estimate in which Mc Candless is held by the business com munity than the tumble in the stock market which his candidacy has caused. Labor is the life of the plantations and. the planters realizing that it is the announced intention of McCandless to interfere with the labor market and shut out. if he can. the necessary sup ply of labor by cutting out the immi grotion appropriation and also, prob ably, by knocking at Washington if he ever gots there assisted foreign im- j migration, it is not entirely surprising that sugar stockholders should experi ence a few shivers. Stock Exchange Yesterday. The slump of stock prices still con tinues and quotations have dropped be low the figures which were set as the minimum mark at the time the depres sion commenced. One of the heaviest sufferers yester day was Pioneer Mill, a comparatively small block moving at 220, seven and a half dollars below the last reported sale. This figure is considered prepos terous on "the street" in the. face of improved agricultural conditions all over the islands and even the present political trouble and the lower price of sugar are hardly enough to have depreciated this stock to that extent. in contrast to tru neavy rail on u lail block fiftv shares of Haiku changed hands 6'iT board at 150. the prevailing price. The Hawaiian Trust I'ompany acted for both the purchaser and seller, but it merely points to an inconsistency in an otherwise unfortu nately unanimous market. With all ihe other sugar stocks suffering alike, Haiku could hardly be impervious to before the present rainy season set in as the crop would have had a good start. The unusual rainfall caught most every one in the planting class unawares. Mr. Van Yalkenburg wants an im provement over his present small cotton gin and has his eye on a machine which is being used in .Japan. From all de scriptions yiven of this machine. Mr. Van Yalkenburg believes it will be best adapted to the 'aravonica dotton being grown in the Islands. "Also I would like to get a mechan ical picker." he said. "If any one can produce such a picker his fortune is made." OVER 100.000 FLEE TO ESCAPE CHOLERA NAPI.KN. September 27. Twenty six deaths and thirty-two new case of cholera are reported today in this city. Over 100,500 of the city's inhabitants have fled to other districts in an en deavor to avoid the scourge. Eleven Principal Stocks Show Eleven Per Cent Fall. the influences if they were real enough to intunce anything at all. Oahu Sugar is down another quarter and the smaller stocks generally are lower. Waialua equaled Pioneer's sudden descent, dropping to 117 on board sales from 124. It was unofficially reported yesterday afternoon that ft sale had been made on the street at 115 and there was certainly stock offered at that, figure. The drop has by this time gone' be yond reason and the reasons for it are nnavailably looked for. To make mat ters worse it was currently reported yesterday that the stock exchange was to close for three or four days to take its annual vacation. In the face of presenr conditions. however, wiser counsels "have so far prevailed and the surest ion was not followed up. Had it done so a distinctly panicky appear ance would have been given to the market and matters would have become a great deal worse. With the remembrance of stock values of some time ago when indus trials that are now selling at from 150 to 250 were selling below the hun dred mark there sems to be coupled fear that quotations will again reach that level, on what grounds no one attempts to explain expect the Tather improbable one of a Democrat win in November. This might explain the rapidity of descent in several of the stocks as there are indications that cer tain people are selling at any figure to anticipate this expected return to old levels. Sab s for the dav were: Oahu Sugar 10 (a 30; 5 (Tt 30; (a 30; 75 (a 30; 25 (7b 30; 10 (7b 30 Waialua P Hi. 120; 30 Or 120; 1 i 7 50; 5 (7i: 117. Haiku 50 ui) 150. Pioneer 7 oD 220. 30 10. 07 Hon. H. i- M. 30 (7, Kwa15 07 32.25; 10 10 (7. 100 32.23 7.50; Haw. '. lie S 25 (a 15 r.5o. Mutual Eonds. iep'no' e 0s- -500 01 101.50. SPECIAL SESSION FOR THREE WOODS Clerical Error Will Cost Califor nia Many Thousands of Dol lars to Make Good. SACRAMENTO, September 2s. An other special session of the 'alifornian legi-lature has been called for October '' to insert three word in the state and county tax constitutional amendment. In transci ibing the text of the amend ment for enactment at the recent special session, three words were omitted from the draft, making the law as passed meaningless. Governor ii!lett has issued the call for the com ing special session at the request of the commercial bodies of northern California. RIVEHBURGH WILL RUN CAMPAIGN Democrats at Last Find Some one Willing to Tackle Job of Being the Party Goat. Retrain Rivenburgh, secretary to Mayor Fern, candidate for senator on MeOuidless' party ticket, is now the campaign manager for the Democrats. Rivenburgh was pitchforked into the job of managing a campaign which al ready looks like the molten lake of Halemaumau by night 'it "s so criss crossed with streaks of dissent and in side oooosition. Rivenburgh was selected by the Democrats and notified yesterday morn ing. "Have you been selected for the job of campaign manager?" he was asked yesterday afternoon. "Well, they've selected me for the job, but 1 haven't accepted yet. I was asked to think it over, but, well yes, I guess you may say I will be the man ager all right," and a sigh was heaved over the phone as Rivenburgh showed his gameness in tackling the proposi tion. (Continued on Page Four.) UP M'CANDLESS Fifth District Registration Has Run Ahead of the Fourth. Delegate Kuhio left for Hawaii yes terday to follow in the footsteps of McCandless, although the latter 'a move ments on the Big Island are said to be as erratic as those of a flea. The Ee publican committee can not put its thumb on the whereabouts of McCand less. but the members expect Kuhio ta catch up with McCandless and nail some of his demagogic utterances. "W. ('. Achi is accompanying the Priuci on this tour, to assist in the speech making. .... 'Irf On the return of Priuci Kuhio the campaign on this Island . JObe opened up in earnest. The conMif jfe has de cided to do quiet workJI the next two weeks and then put "in a. three weeks' speaking campaign. The registration of voters goes on steadily. At the present time the fifth district shows three hundred better than the fourth, and registering from the latter district has siowed up ma terially. The registration closes a week from Saturday, after which time there will be no opportunity for eleventh hour would-be voters to get an opportunitv to cast a ballot in No vember. There is no need of voters waiting until the last day to register. It is a rase of do it now. If not, one takes a chance of getting mixed in a long line of late-comers and then it is turn and turn about. Register today. CALIFORNIA BASS FOR THE BIG WAHIAWA DAM SAX FRANCISCO. September 20. Taking with him, in tanks, a supply of California black bass with which to stock the irrigation reservoir of the Wahiawa Water Company of Hawaii, VY. M. Templeton will sail on the Mat son line steamship Lurline next Wed nesday for Honolulu. The fish have been contributed by the California State Fish and Game Commission. Templeton arrived in San Francisco last week on the Siberia. He said yesterday that the reservoir which will be stocked with bass is six miles in length and supplies water to irrigate several sugar plantations. OVER THE ALPS BY AIR MEANS DEATH DOMODOSSOLA. September 27. Aviator Chavez, who made a successful flight over the Alps iu his aeroplane, but vio was seriously injured when landing, died today from his injuries. PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIERS' SHAFT ON BATTLEFIELD G KTTYSBl'RC, September' 27. The memorial shaft to the Pennsylvania soldiers was dedicated today. An im mense throng attended the ceremony. CONSERVATION TALK AT MINERS' CONGRESS U)S ANGELES, September 27. Con servation was the theme of discussion iodav at the mining congress which is in session here. AND THE PRESS WAS NOT ASKED TO GO WASHINGTON. September 2S. President Taft gave an official dinner last night in honor of Prince Tsai ll-iin, of the T.inese Imperial House. i" BEAT THE OLD GUARD TO A FRAZZLE" Roosevelt Sums Up Result of the Saratoga Contest for and Against Him. HISSES, JEERS AND RUMPUS Colonel Names His Committees and Picks Own Men Root Pertnanent Chairman. SARATOGA, September 28. "I beat the Old Guard to a frazzle," said Theo dore Roosevelt yesterday, following the final clash between his adherents and those of the opposition in the State convension now .in progress here. The former President 's words aptly describe.the condition of the Old Guard, who were decisively defeated in their attempt to seat Vice-President Sher as temporary chairman, a position that Roosevelt wanted for 'himself. Tho preliminary test votes showed that the Roosevelt party had control and the vote for temporary chairman proved it, the result being: For Roosevelt, 567; for Sherman, 445. The announcement of the vote pro duced tremendous cheering, which in creased when the defeated Sherman, was named a eommittee of one to es cort Koosevelt to the chair. The two shook hands heartily after the platform had been reached, after which Cfhaiignan Roosevelt addressed the convention with the speech he announced several weeks ago he would make. In it he denounced dishonesty in public office aud urged the purification of politics, tiaying his especial regards rather pointedly to the old leaders of both i the parties in the State In the course of his speech he eulogized the Taft ad ministration, going farther in this than iu any speech he has made since his returu from Africa. Hisses and Jeers. Throughout the day there were many acrimonious speeches made, and hisses and jeers greeted the chairman at times and others of the speakers, . pande monium reigning at frequent intervals, despite the effort of the chairman to i preserve order. Roosevelt adroitly named eoTnmittees of his own selection, including the com mittee on resolutions, which is expected now to bring in a report favoring a resolution that the party platform in clude a plank favoring the direct nom ination of candidates, which the Old (itiard has always stubbornly fought and which they defeated in the last legislature in spite of the work of Gov ernor Hughes. It is now definitely settled that Sen ator Flihu Root will be the permanent chairman of the convention and that Timothy Woodruff will be deposed as chairman of the State committee. . -f CIVIL SERVICE RULES , FOR POSTMASTERS WASHINGTON, September 28. President Taft will issue an order to day placing seven thousand six hundred and twenty two assistant postmasters under the civil service rules and he will also recommend to ongress the enaet mcut of legislation placing the seven thousand one hundred and ninety eight second and third class postmas ters also under the civil service rules. BERLIN POLICE AND STRIKERS IN BATTLE HEREIN. September 2S. Serious riots took place yesterday in the streets of this city, thf police charging the assembled mobs; with swords and re volvers. Several hundred strikers and numerous policemen were injured dur ing the fighting. T. K. K. TENY0 MARU IS ASHORE NEAR SHANGHAI A. FRAN ism. September 27. The Toyo Kisen Kaisha Tenyo Maru is ashore thirty miles from Shanghai, according to a report received here to day. The Tenyo M;iru is carrying con siderable freight and grounded in shal low water with the tide low. It is ex perted that she will be floated by the r -ii. g ot the tide.