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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAY 11, 1917.
ON THE OTHER ISLANDS
(Continue from Fase Three)
Canon Usborne'a Son A war Victim
Word hns been received of the
death of Lt. Claude Ogden Harring
ton Usliorne, R. N. V., son of Rev.
John Usbornc, rector of St. Clement's
Episcopal church, Honolulu. The de
ceased was wounded some time ago
on a ship in the Mediterranean
through an explosion.
Dr. Frye. who Is In charge of the
Methodist work among the Japanese
of the islands visited Lahai,na on Monday.
Miss Ethel Tomllson has returned
from Honolulu and is again in school.
Alexander &Baldwin have subscrib
ed $500,000 to the new government
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pratt of Pala
visited at the Smith's on Sunday.
Rice Shortage May Soon Be Relieved
The territorial grand jury in Hono
lulu, whirh investigated an alleged
corner in rice in the Islands, has made
a report predicting that the shortage
will soon relieved by increased ship
ping .facilities from Japan. He says
the big price of a few weeks ago was
due to non-production of Hawaiian
rice, lack of transportation from Jap
an, war scare, and shortage of other
Many of the men of Lahaina went
to Wailuku to attend the Mason initia
tion on Saturday night. The ladies
gathered at Mrs. Cockcrof's where a
ery enjoyable evening was spent.
Higher Salaries For Teachers
Beginning next September teachers
who have received less than $40 per
month will draw, that amount under
the new law. Superintendent Kinney
has ilgured that other raises will be
pi'.iri 0:1 the following basis:
For 165 teachers nt $30 to $50 n
month, a 15 per cent increase; for 605
teachers at $50 to $100 a month, a 10
percent increase; for 69 teachers at
more than $100, a 5 per cent increase.
GERMAN SHIPS TO BE
TOWED TO COAST
The former German refugee steam
ers rommern, in Honolulu harbor, and
O. J. Ahlers, in Hilo harbor, are to be
towed to San Francisco for repairs by
the Matson Navigation Company, ac
cording to a contract made by the nav
al department with the company last
week. It Is understood that the price
for the towing will be about $1000 per
day for each vessel, of $10,000 to
$14,000 for the trip. Several others
of the disabled vessels will probably
also be sent to the coast for repairs
soon, while the cruiser Geler and col
lier Locksun will probably be repair
ed at Pearl Harbor.
In Selling Shoes
meant offering you footwear of
known merit, verified styles, at
mall profits.. The honest shoe
merchant believes In making hit
business an Institution; In small
profits, a busy store, permanent
Mr. McCluskey spent Tuesday and
Wednesday inspecting schools in La-ina.
Henry W. Kinney, Superintendent
of Public Instruction came up on Tues
day night to visit the Maui schools.
Miss Florence Whitton left Monday
night for her home in Berkley.
Miss Clara Mosstr, of Paia, and
Miss Harriet Collins, of Hamakuapo
ko, were guests of Miss Merriman
over the week end.
The Pioneer Plantation is beginning
to drill a tunnel, starting in Honoka
wal gulch and extending over three
gulches, when completed the tunnel
will be a mile and a half long. It will
greatly increase the water supply.
Mrs. David T. Fleming, of Honolua
Ranch, returned home on Wednesday
Rev. W. B. Coale made his monthly
trip to Molokai last Saturday, return
ing on Wednesday.
Rev. and Mrs. Bowdlsh. and Mrs.
Kimball spent Wednesday with Rev,
and Mrs. Coale. Mrs. Kimball is stay
ing over for a few days.
Mrs. W. J. Stone, of Hilo, came in
Monday night for a visit with her
sister Mrs. B. O. Wist. She brought
an assortment of millinery which is
on display at the Lahaina Store.
Although the cold storage plant for
the new meat market has not arrived
Mr. Decoto expects to move in on
THIS IS REGAL POLICY.
Parcel Post will bring
shoes to your door from
Fort and Hotel Stt. Honolulu.
THE HOME OF THE
We have a large stock of
Inside Player Pianos
t fair prices and easy terma.
We take old planot In exchange.
Thayer Piano Co., Ltd
Cars leave Market street.
Wailuku, daily, about noon,
Leave Lahaina, 8:00 A. M.
Good Comforable Cars
Uchida Auto Stand
Phone 1772 Wailuku
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Just received a new stock of
Mattresses, poultry netting,
paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
STATE SECRETS TO BE GUARDED
WASHINGTON, May 8 Secretary Lansing issued a stringent
order to the employes of the stale department last night, instructing
them that in future they are to be permitted to give out no in forma
tion to the press.
Hereafter, continues the order, all news is to be given out by
the secretary himself or by the new bureau of foreign intelligence,
recently organized in the department.
WILL NOW USE GERMAN OWNED SHIPS
WASHINGTON. May 8 The joint resolution authorizing the
President to put into active service the ships belonging to German
owners, which were seized at the outbreak of the war with the Kaiser
bund, was passed by the house late yesterday afternoon. The resolu
tion had been passed by the senate.
JAPAN MAY JOIN CONFERENCE
WASHINGTON, May 7 That Japan may send a commission to
the United States to join with the Americans, as the French and
British arc now doing, in plans for prosecuting the war is the latest
TORK BARREL BILL TASSES
WASHINGTON, May 7 The rivers and harbors bill, with an
appropriation of $29,000,000, has been agreed upon in the house com
TURKS DRIVING OUT JEWS
NEW YORK, May 7 Spreading terror throughout the Holy
Land, the Turks are driving the Jews from Palestine into miserable
exile. A cablegram received here says that the entire Jewish popula
tion of Taffa, Palestine, about 8000 men, women and children, were
forced by the Turks on April l to evacuate uieir nomes ana nee irom
JOKER SAFEGUARDS GERMAN SHIPS
WASHINGTON, May 7 It was revealed in the house today
that there exists a hitherto unpublished provision in the agreement
with Denmark by which the United States took over by purchase the
Danish West Indies. Under tins agreement, uerman snips, in tne
Danish islands may not be seized by the United States.
ADMINISTRATION STRONG FOR CENSORSHIP
WASHINGTON, May 7 To give administation leaders an op
portunity to explain their reasons for insisting on the embargo and
newspaper censorship provisions of the espionage bill, the senate to
day closed its doors and went into executive session. After five hour's
debate it eliminated the modifications previously decided upon in the
embargo section to which the president objected. The senators under
stood that the government has information to show that under present
conditions information of military value is reaching the enemy which
the censorship as originally proposed would stop.
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No. 610, Issued to H. Toyoshima.
No. 611, issued to II. Toyoshima.
No. 112, issued to S. Yoshimasu.
No. 114, if-sued to S. Yoshimasu.
No. 636, issued to Tom Sing.
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