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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1917.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25.
Berlin The national party has presented a resolution as follows :
' Germany's future must be founded in Germany's might and strength
and cannot rest on international agreements alone." It also says that
ample indemnities must bevsecured.
Washington Captain Von Goeth predicted to Dewey in Manila in
1898 that within 15 years Germany would wage a world war. Senator
Lewis stated on the floor yesterday that the German Captain boasted that
l'aris would be captured in surprise invasion, Britain be subjected and
New York and Washington captured. America would pay indemnity,
and Monroe doctrine would lie broken and South America dominated.
GERMANS DRIVEN BACK
Paris Germans have been driven back along a front of a mile
and a quarter north of Verdun and repulsed. Bloody fighting and heavy
losses north of Bczonbeaux.
MR. ROOSEVELT'S OPINION
Kansas City Roosevelt addressing a middle west patriotic celebra
tion said: "If I were a member of the Senate I would he ashamed to take!
my seat until I found means of depriving LaFollette of the seat he now
disgraces by occupying." He was presented with a gold quill but said
he preferred a sword.
MORE TRAINING CAMPS
Washington War department announces the third training camp
for officers early in January. House amends rules creates committee
on women suffrage, vote being 181 to 107. Urgent deficiency bill total
ing almost $8,000,000,000 is favorably reported in Senate.
ARTILLERY ACTIVE IN WEST
New York Artillery active on the Aisne and in Flanders. German
fire reported heavy east of Arras, Lens and northeast Ypres.
Petrograd reports capture of more German positions in efforts to
drive back Teutons southeast of Riga.
Counters on Italian northwest front repulsed.
AIRPLANE ATTACK ON ENGLAND
London Airplanes attack the southeast coast. They entered at
different places in Kent and Essex but few attacks. London reports 6
killed and 20 injured. Hostile airships appeared early Tuesday morn
ing off Lincolnshire. Raid still in progress ; no details.
THE ARGENTINA INCIDENT
Buenos Aires Cabinet and deputies do not consider German in
cident closed. Many no longer have confidence in Germany. They say
if Berlin disapproves Luxburg dispatches, Germany should have acted
against her minister and not waited until the Lansing disclosures to
express disapproval. The general staff completes plans, appointed
campaign commander and ordered mobilization of the navy.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26.
London At Ypres, the British offensive along a six-mile front
penetrated the German lines in several places to a depth of two-thirds
mile. Important positions and strong earth workswere taken. The
Germans have made desperate efforts to regain lost ground, but General
Haig reports that all have resulted in failure. The British have been
Berlin reports that the battle is still progressing.
Reports on losses by submarines show that thirteen vessels over
2.000 tons and two under have been sent to the bottom. This is the
smallest number since the opening of the unrestricted campaign.
Paris reports that the Admiral Bekersaint was sunk by a torpedo
explosion in Spanish territorial waters, ten of her crew being killed.
AMERICA IN THE WAR
Montreal The general conference of Unitarians, being held here,
yesterday overwhelmingly defeated a Pacifists resolution deploring the
entry of America into the war and carried a resolution approving of the
stand of President Wilson in announcing that the war must be fought
to a successful finish. Former President Taft led the discussion.
ALEXANDER HUME THERE
San Francisco The Western Tourists Association conference has
been made a formal affair. Alexander Hume Ford was elected a mem
ber of the committee on permanent organization. ,
MORE BERNSTORFF DISCLOSURES
Washington Further evidence that Ambassador von Bernsdorff
knew all about the German plans for unrestricted warfare before re
questing permission for increased expenditures for the purpose of "in
fluencing" Congress, is in the possession of Secretary Lansing. It is an
nounced that the famous Zimmermann telegram to von Eckardt was
in possession of von Bernstorff on or before January 19. This telegram
proposed a Mexican-Japanese alliance for the invasion of the United
States and stated that unrestricted submarining would start February 1.
COMMISSIONER STARTS FOR HOME
Special Commissioner Ishii yesterday bade farewell at the White
House and left for New York, on his way home. No announcements
have been made as to the results of his mission.
MORE MONEY FOR FRANCE
Secretary McAdoo announces that a new loan of $40,000,000 has
been made to the French government.
LA FOLLETTE CONDEMNED
Chicago The National Security League last night adopted a re
solution condemning La Follette as unfaithful to his public trust and
disloyal to the United States. The resolution went on to say that La
Follette's utterances are most helpful and agreeable to Germany. Roose
velt was present and addressed the meeting.
BAKER MAKES STATEMENT
Washington Secretary of War Baker has issued the first of what
will be a regular series of statements dealing with the war. He says
that while the ascendency has passed to the Entente on the. western
front, the Allies are content to merely hold the enemy in check until the
American army begins to get in its work.
ANOTHER STORY FROM FLANDERS
New York General Ilaig's blow to the Germans in Flanders is
meeting with excellent results, despite the fact that the battling is over
sodden ground. The English, Scotch and Australians have smashed
through valuable vantage points in the face of terrific opposition. Gen
eral Haig let loose an inferno of artillery before the infantry attacks.
The most significant gain was near Cohnebeke, now within a few hundred
yards of the western outskirts of the objective and within six miles of
the Ostend-Lilly railway, the cutting of which will seriously menace the
Germans on the Belgian coast.
NEW PROMOTION MAN
Honolulu Mr. Halton, the new secretary of the Hawaii Promotion
Committee, arrived yesterday from the coast. He says it was announc
ed on the coast that the Matson service to Hilo would soon be resumed.
Washington A published report that submarines had made a mass
ed attack on a fleet of American merchantmen under convoy, sinking
fix merchantmen and two convoyers is emphatically denied by the Navy
BRITISH LOSSES TO DATE
London The total British losses for the week ending September 25
in all theatres of war have been 23,035.
FERGUSON IS KICKED OUT
Austin Governor Ferguson, of Texas, has been impeached by the
Legislature and formally declared removed from office and barred from
holding public office again hereafter.
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS
The following letter on the ahove
subject, giving, among other interest
ing facts, imports from America's new
possessions (the Virgin Islands, form
erly the Danish West Indies), is issu
ed by the Bureau of Foreign and
Domestic Commerce, Washington:
"The receipts of sugar into the Unit
ed States amounted to 7,472,728,906
pounds valued at $347,674,625 in the
fiscal year ended June 30, 1917, against
7,620,085,068 pounds valued at $308,-
986,793 in 1916, the high record year,
and 6,822,825,102 pounds valued at
$156,077,126 in 1914. While the quant
ity received in 1917 shows an increase
of 914 percent over 1914, the value in
creased 124 percent, the Bureau of
Foreign and Domestic Commerce,
Department of Commerce, announces.
"Of the total arrivals of sugar in
1917, 5,332.745.854 pounds valued Ht
$230,945,694 came from foreign coun
tries, 1,162,605,056 pounds valued at
$62,741,164 from Hawaii and 977,377,-
996 pounds valued at $53,987,767 from
Porto Rico. Of the 5-13 billion pounds
imported in 1917 from foreign coun
tries 4,669,097,398 pounds came from
Cuba, 114,367,301 pounds from the Do
minican Republic, 158,107,460 pounds
from South American countries, 267,-
891,954 pounds from the Philippine
Islands, 26,406,776 pounds from our
recently purchased territory of the
Virgin Islands, formerly Danish West
Indies, 21,885,000 pounds from Japan,
anu lesser amounts from other cou
tries. "The imports from the Virgin Is
lands and Japan show remarkable in
creases when compared with previous
years. There were no imports of su
gar from the Virgin Islands in 1916,
and the total imports from these is
lands in the five fiscal years 19121916
amounted to 25,912,546 pounds, V4 mil
lion pounds less than the quantity for
1917. In 1916 the imports of sugar
from Japan were 6,410 pounds, and
only 26,410 pounds for the five years
1912-1916, against 21,885,000 pounds in
1917. The imports of sugar from the
Dutch East Indies, which amounted
to 340-13 million pounds in 1912, fell
to 21,813 pounds in 1917. The imports
of beet sugar for 1917 were only 28,
"The production of sugar in the
United States for the fiscal year ended
June 30, 1917, is estimated at 2,267,
251,840 pounds, of which 621,799,360
pounds were cane and 1,645,452,480
pounds beet BUgar. This production
with the imports from foreign coun
tries and receipts from noncontingu
ous territories would make the sugar
available in the markets of theUnited
States amount to 9,739,980,746 pounds.
Of this amount 1,248,840,336 pounds
valued at $77,096,608 were exported as
domestic refined sugar, 5,711,344
pounds valued at $284,875 were re
exports of sugar in the condition in
which imported, and the shipments to
noncontiguous territories amounted to
19,329,532 pounds, valued at $1,439,741.
Deducting these shipments from the
receipts and production would show
8,466,099,534 pounds as retained in the
United States, an average of 81 pounds
per capita, against 7,960,362,762
pounds, an average of 78 pounds per
capito in 1916, and 8,793,794,928
pounds, an average of 89 pounds per
capita in 1914.
"The average price of imported su
gar in 1914 was 2.01 cents per pound;
in 1915, 3.2 cents per pound; in 1916,
3.8 cents per pound; and In 1917, 4.5
cents per pound, an increase of 112
percent in three years. The average
price of sugar from Hawaii was 3
cents in 1914 and 5.4 cents in 1917 from
Porto Rico the average price was 3.1
cenia, in 1914, and 5.5 cents In 1917.
Refined sugar exported averaged 3.6
cents per pound in 1914 against 6.2
cents in 1917."
TAM PAN SING STORE (formerly the Tarn Yau Store)
On Saturday, October 6th
I will sell at public auction the stock of goods including drygoods, shoes,
hats, clothing, groceries, horses, mules, automobiles, etc. of the above
named store. You can save money by attending this sale.
Sale starts at 4 P. M.
A. DO REGO, Auctioner.
Report of the Condition of
THE BALDWIN NATIONAL BANK OF KAHULUI
At Kahului, in the Territory of Hawaii, at the close of business, on
September 11th, 1917.
Loans and discounts (except those shown on b and c) $640,773.31
Total loans 640,773.31
Foreign Bills of Exchange or Drafts sold with indorse
ment of this bank, not shown under Item d above (see
Item 53c) $640,773.31
Overdratts, secured, none; unsecured, $2,972.01 2,972.01
U. S. bonds deposited to secure circulation (par value) 25,000.00
Premium on U. S. bonds 693.55
Total U. S. bonds (other than Liberty Bonds)
and certificates of indebtedness 25,593.55
Liberty Loan Bonds, unpledged 5,000.00
Liberty Loan Bonds, pledged to secure U. S. and other
deposits ......... 5,000.00
Bonds and securities pledged as collateral for State, or
other deposits (postal excluded) or bills payable. . . 43,556.86
Securities other than U. S. bonds (not including stocks)
owned unpledged 2,033.53
Total bonds, securities, etc 45,590.39
Furniture and fixtures 3,844!26
Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank 20,695.74
Cash tn vault and net amounts due from national bankt 82,248.06
Net amounts due from banks and bankers, and trust
companies other than included in Items 13, 14, and 15 2 186 48
Checks on banks located outside of city or town of
reporting bank and other cash items 6 883 72
Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer and due from
U. S. Treasurer 1,250.00
Capital stock paid in $ 50 000 00
Surplus fund 60,000.00
Undivided profits $18,529.02
Less current expenses interest, and taxes paid 2,950.33 15,578.69
Circulating notes outstanding 25,000.00
Net amounts due to banks and bankers (other than in
cluded in 28 or 29) 121,609.51
Individual deposits subject to check 520,925.09
Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days (other
than for money borrowed) 1,185.00
Cashier's checks outstanding 2277.59
Deposits requiring notice but less than 30 days 32,872!40
Total demand deposits subject to Reserve,
Items 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, and 38 557,260.08
Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) 17,589.24
Total of time deposits subject to Reserve, Items
39, 40, and 42 17,589.24
Territory of Hawaii, County of Maui, ss:
I, D. C. LINDSAY, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
D. C. LINDSAY, Cashier.
H. A. BALDWIN
W. S. NICOLL I Directors.
WM. WALSH j
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 24th day of September, 1917.
E. R. BEV1NS,
Second Circuit, Notary Public.
We still have a quantity of
in corrugated galvanized sheets, for
CULVERTS, MILL ROOFS, FLUMES,
STRUCTURAL IRON W ORK, BRIDGING, Etc.
Because it is 99.84 rc pure iron. Reduces maintenance costs to
Honolulu Iron Works Co.
THE LIVE AUCTIONER
FOR MAKAWAO DISTRICT
Residence and Postoffice: Makawao
Phone: Tarn Yau.
I The big feature j p"'!! I i
1917 Indian Motorcycles-Honolulu Prices
Powerplus twin cylinder, cradle
spring frame, 3 speed model.
Derelops 15 to 18 horsepower
on dynamometer test
Powerplus twin cylinder, cradle
spring frame, 3 speed model,
with complete electrica
equipment including amme
ter. Develops 15 to 18 horse
power on dynamometer test.
Improved side car with adjust- $100.00 1110.00
Standard delivery van with ad
justable axle, body dimem
Justable axle, body dimen
sions 40" long, 21" wide, 21"
high, metal coyer with latch.
$130.00 cash and
$145.0 cash and
ments of $26.-
$50.00 cash and
s i x monthly
payments o f
$50.00 cash and
s i x monthly
payments o f
E. O. HALL & SON, LIMITED
DISTRIBUTORS FOR THE TERRITORY OF HAWAII.
They do more
than please the taste-
of IMPORTED and DOMESTIC tobaccos-Blended
Garments faded Ly water and sun w ill look like new if you send
them to the
Trench Laundry for Dyeing
MAIL ORDERS A SPECIALTY.
777 So. King Street HONOLULU
Jno. D. Souza, Taia Agent M. Uyeno, Kahului Agent
Jack Linton, Wailuku Agent.