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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAY 18, 1917.
named Antone Garcia. When arrest
ed by Deputy Sheriff Rickard he at
On The Other Islands
tempted to draw bis gun, nut me oiuc
er was too quick and knocked his hand
"Friend" Divided On War Duty
The editorial department of the
"Friend" has split over the matter of
war policy. Last month an editorial
(presumably written by Rev. Frank
Scuddcr) enthusiastically endorsed
the entrance of the United States Into
the war and pledged the Friend to
render service In any way possible.
This month's Issue of the Friend con
tains an article by Theodore Rickards,
of the editorial staff of the paper, tak
ing Issue with the stand of the publica
tion. Under the caption, "The Price
of Loyalty" he says "I believe that
my loyalty to Jesus makes the killing
of an enemy Impossible. Therefor I
can take no active part In the war,
and enlistment in the army is forbid
den me by a higher loyalty." The
Friend, in its editorial columns, reit
erates its stand, and indicates that in
pledging its uneqivocal support to
President Wilson it is likely to be do
ing more for peace than its natural
desires would prompt, inasmuch as
the President is far less bellicose than
is the writer.
Kamehameha School Criticlxed
The special committee appointed by
Judge Asford to look Into conditions
at the Kamehameha Schools, just sub
mitted a very severe criticism of the
management of the boys' school. It
objects to the policy of filling the
faculty with teachers from the main
land, indicates that care is not taken
to keep undersirable characters out
of the school, criticizes a teacher who
would countenance betting on a foot
'jail game, says the English spoken
,md written by the pupils is exceeding
ly bad, declares that too much atten
tion is given to military drill and not
enough to academic work, says that
the course in geometry in the school
is a mere pretense. The committee,
which was made up of Attorneys D.
L. Withlngton, J. Lightfoot, and Mrs.
Emma Nakuina also says that the
method of discipline empoyed in the
school ia worse than useless. The
girls' branch of the school is praised.
Ten Bill Die By Pocket Veto
Ten bills created by the recent legis
lature have passed out 01 existence oy
irirtno rtt tho nnrfcet veto ruling, as
shown by the books in the office of
the territorial secretary, rne lu-oay
limit in which bills may be signed
oftor tho rinse of the leeislature ex
pired on Saturday. Bills thus vetoed
are as follows:
H. B. 42G, relating to the use of Ha
waiian herbs for medicine; H. B. 283,
relating to moving picture shows on
Cniutiv oftomnnna- TT TV 41. for the
opening of Waiakea lands; H. B. 385,
relating to officers of the territory
ho vino- Intorent In nnblic contracts!
H. B. 260, relating to public utilities
corporations; H. B. 412, relating to ap
pointment and removal of court inter
preters; H. B. 448, proposing a city
planning commission; a. a. ou,
latino- tn tho UnTiid Transit Company;
S. B. 107, relating to limitation of real
actions; S. B. 113, relating to immi
gration, labor and statistics.
Valuable Library To Leave Island
Tniin TTnwell. of Berkelev. who was
on Maul last week visiting his brother
Hugh Howell and motner, Mrs. Annie
Unwoll r,r TTnloha hnn taken over the
magnificent library of rare books of
the late Mark P. Robinson, of Hono
lulu, and will dispose of the same for
the heirs. The library Is considered
one of the best in the United States,
and contains some old volumes and
mnniiscriDts that are almost priceless.
Ti- TTnwoll la aelliner Rome of the
books to collectors in Honolulu, but
he will take most oi tnem to iNew
vnrir Wo a n hihlionolist of note on
the Pacific coast and he has handled
some important commissions in the
Islands during the several weeks he
has been here.
Protest Against Cost Of Bread
Holding that dealers have taken
advantage of the general scarcity of
foods to boost prices unwamuitedly,
the residents of Royal Grove, Honolu
lu, have petitioned the new food com
mission to Investigate the 50 percent
increase in price of bread made by
some local bakers during the past
week. The new price of a loaf of
bread is 15 cents.
Sava Russians Are Pau Fighting
a inn Mnimhersr. a noted Fin
nish lecturer, who arrived in Honolulu
rrAav oiotpn in an interview
that the Russian troops will not fight
anv more in this war. Moreover ene
ji-.roi that when the news of the
overthrow of the Romanoff dynasty
reached them they threw aown men
arms and started for their homes.
ti nf nmrers were killed by
the soldiers, she declares, when they
attempted to stop tne men. iu
Malmber predicts that the war will
end this year.
kv,tnir rft pier IS on Mon-
3 rv T7orlmon mlnred. and a
recruit aboard a transport in Hono-
lulu harbor was orowm-u.
was bathing with a number of com
i . i Tt-ltVtnnt wnminer. Late
rauis jiiiu na-Lir. .v"-- r "
last night his bouy had not been re
covered. Redman enlisted in the
cavalry, In Kansas City, and was un
attached to any regiment.
Islands May Buy $3,000,000 In Bonds
. . . x 1 . 1. Tolonria will
11 is Deneveu umi m5
i in 4Via olfrhhnrhnnfl Of
SUOBCriUU 1UI ill iuc .wr. --
$3,000,000 worth of the Liberty Loan.
This is indicated by reports from the
various DanKs oi iue
large number of persons are subscrib
lng for the $100 bonds.
Gunman's Victim Dies
Tirtn Uauroll Mnv 15 TachichuL
the Japanese victim of Antone Garcia,
Filipino gunman, oiea xoui. vura
Engineer W. W. Westcoatt of Hono,
uon also Rhot last Friday, is much
Man Wounded Third Time
WnvA V.00 lioen received from Eng
land that Capt. Harry L. Strange, of
Honolulu, was wounded on May 6, by
shell shock. How seriously is he
hurt Is not stated. Strange had Deen
wounded twice before during engage
"Hen" Wise Is Dead-
Uonrv ("Pen") Wise, well-known
horo ii o nromoter of theatrical enter
prises, died on Monday at the Queen's
hosDital following an illness wnicn De
gan last February.
Federal Tax Plana Approved
The legislative committee of the Ho
nolulu chamber of commerce on Mon
day approved all the items in the re
ferendum being submitted ny me na
tional chamber of commerce for rais
ing war revenue. Among the means
nronosed is a reduction or tne exemp-
tion for income tax from $4000 and
23000 to $2000 and $1200; increase the
nresent excess profit tax; increase the
first class postal rate 50 percent; in
crease the revenue stamp taxes; in
crease the custom duties on certain
articles and increase the excise tax on
articles of luxury and general use and
add a cent a pound tax on refined
May Regulate Price Of Food Fishes
Prof. W. A. Bryan, of the College
:jf Hawaii, has written a lengthy let
icr tn the new food commission urg
ing that the commission take charge
of the marketing of fish in the islands
as a war measure. He gives figures
designed to Bftow mat mere is no nai
roi chnrtaca nf food fishes in Haw
aiian waters, and that fish should be
selling at present at not higher rate
than 15 years ago. The matter Is to
be considered by the commission.
Naval Officer Charges Police Brutality
ront PlarV. commandant of the
Tt-arl Harbor naval station has called
the attention to the civil service com
mission to charges of brutality which
ho fiiort with tho Honolulu county
sheriff but on which no action has
ever been taken. Two saljors of the
lr. S. S. Alert are alleged to have been
beuten up by a policeman with
out any provocation whatever, simply
Kooiiuo thov hnnnpnpd to be in the
neighborhood of where a row was in
Filioino Wounds Mill Engineer
rv.iof fnHntpr W. R. Wescoatt: of
Honokaa and a Japanese whose name!
!a not given, wre Dotn wounaea ny
riiirvinn rtacnprfliln last Fridav. Wes-
c..-att was not seriously injured but
the Japanese is snot in me Biomacn
and may not recover. The gunman Is
! 1 1 B. D .Kim Afl.ni
ti iii rmj wwiiMB v '
The trustees of the sugar planters
association have recommended that
lnhnrern h nnid each month thirty
throo onil nn-thirrt nerent of the bO-
nUS due them instead or twenty per
cent as is the present practice.
Foster Davis Must Stand Trial
Ttir tho roveraol nf the decision Of
J - r
Tnrio-o W W Mnrrnw. nf the U. .
circuit court of appeals, by the U. S,
aiinremo ennrt. K'oKter Li. uavis. ioriu-
er clerk of the U. S. district court in
iTnnniuiu win ho nhllppfl to stand trial
on charge of misappropriating funds
in ms custoay.
Four automobile were burned when
fire destroyed a garage at Schofield
Darracks owned by W. C. Powell,
Loss of nroDerty amounts to about
TnoonVi n Pnlnrtevter. nf Montana,
appointed some time ago to succeed
T.iHo-o Plomnna nn tho federal bench
in Honolulu, arrived in Honolulu last
iwnmnanv ns the ludtre Is nlS lam
Pnlnrtovter and their two
ohnriron TCvortnn urA TTolen who Will
attend high school here, and Mrs. Poin-
dexter's father, Col. E. J. uonger oi
Civil war fame.
Halemaumau Again Filing Up
Kilauea crater Is again filling rapid
ly. Reports up to a few days ago were
that the lava was again within about
80 feet of the top of the pit and gain
ine at the rate- of several feet a day.
The crater is said to be particularly
spectacular Just now.
Jail For Opium Offenders
Judge Vaughan, of the federal court
has auit imposing fines on prisoners
convicted of having opium in their
possession, and Instead is imposing
sentences of from 30 to 60 days. He
proposes to see what effect the new
plan will have on the opium business.
Rflla wnnd. found in Central Ameri
ca, is said to be the lightest known
wood. It is lighter than cork and has
an average specific gravity of only
Ford touring Car, $300.
Franklin Sewing Machine, new,$27.
EDWIN C. MOORE, Haiku.
One Wedgewood Armco Iron Wood
Range with water back and .tank.
One Piano and a few miscellaneous
pieces of furniture .
Dr. E. N. YOUNG, Kanuiui.
Dodge Runabout, used about seven
months, run about 5000 miles, has had
very light service and ia in perfect
condition. May be seen at iiubii
KAHULUI RAILROAD CO'S
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Sl'Ca,1,062 Kahului, Maui, T. H.
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