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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1918.
THE MAUI NE1AS
InUi ed t the Tost Offlc at Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, as second-cUtt matter.
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L. D. TIMMONS
EDITOR AND MANAGER
JANUARY 11, 1918.
.IS TO "MEATLESS' DAYS
The endorsement of woman suffrage by the President as a nation
wide imposition was followed ouickly by the passage of the measure
in the House of Representatives, and it is next to certain that the Senate
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wishes of Mr. Wilson, and many Republican senators are already com-
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msucu to me policy oi votes ior women, me auvtni ui iuv mu t..-v
into the political field will be an innovation little short of startling in
many States, and w ill force a new alignment of calculations in the Is
lands. In the older communities of the mainland we arc of the opinion
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mat me miiuence ana power oi women ai inc yuns win nc m-amni...
It will mean the end of many institutions, or agencies, which we will
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not rcsrret to see wiped out ot our national me. wneiner u win ynoik
out the same way here, no one can foresee ; for it may mean increasing
the majorily of influence which has not always been perfectly right.
However, general, political conditions arc improving, locally. We can
a'l remember when they were worse, in the Islands; and there is quite
possibly reason to hope for even better things under the new deal.
We quite agree with the idea of "wheatless" days on Maui, for
by doing without the products of flour one day every week we are, in
a small way, saving something which has to be brought from the main-i-,,.,i
...., ,.r fiuT.. ninl liv imr .-illii's in Europe. In "meat-
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less" days, however, there is danger of a broader application of the
-principle than is either necessary or intended. By cutting out our
steaks, mutton and pork one day a week we will have a little more to
send to Honolulu and to that extent assist the city in her endeavor to
keep from drawing upon the coast for these meats. When the effort
is made, however, to include chickens, other fowl, sea products, etc.. why,
we are simply running to extremes. There is little more reason for
including these items "than there would be for drawing in pota
toes, taro, Maui beans, or almost anything else grown here,
There is far more reason in a proposition of cutting out sugar, for
sugar is needed badlv on the mainland, in England and in France; but
somehow, we have worked around that item and appear now to be
wandering rather iar aiiekl.
THE MEAXIXG 01- "GERMAXISM"
Many articles have been written on the subject of "Germanism,"
and the term, as used in connection with the war, has been variously
defined. President Wilson, himself, in his last message to Congress,
defined it in a way which, to our mind, is, while concise, quite complete,
"This intolerable Thing of which the masters of Germany have
shown us the ugly face, this menace of combined .intrigue and force
which we now see so clearly as the German power, a Thing without
conscience or honor or capacity for covenanted peace."
This Thing must be crushed, and if not truly brought to an end,
at least shut oif from the friendly intercourse of the nations, says the
iv.;,iUnt n,i,i ;t ;c nniv wiipn tViU Thin? and its power are indeed de
feated that the time can come when we caiv discuss peace with the
A "DONE DRY" OAHU
Tt line horn known fur a lone time that the use of food in Gcr
.ni,itr 1m,1 Iippi-i rpctrirtprl crrnntlv lint llio worst WAS vet to COttlC. No
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less an authority than the P.erliner Tagcblatt says that German beer
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now is wet anu mat is anoui an. in uic noun ui vjuinirtnj a uum iw,
ing exists among the" brewers against the Bavarians, who, it is charged,
1m mattrr nf nhtninincr barlev
and malt, this giving the Bavarians something which at least resembles
the beer of old. In the meanwhile, throughout most of Germany, real
beer, which means so much to that people, is now merely a dream of
llilo won the big Volcano-to-the-sea marathon, and deserved to
win it. It was a very large undertaking, worked out under difficulties
it n tmm wlipn rrpnpml circumstances were against its success. The
promoters, officials and successful racers are to be complimented
Maui would have taken a shake at the race, but we did not nave run
ners enough and llilo would not let us use a horse for a sixth man.
mm. i i.. ..r i... xi;.,oi r.niril at tlnnnliilii. who have assured
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.... !1 .1n.. lltnl l1w.: c.ln Mlnlivn 1(1 WTirL 1 n f for the largest possible
organization was to render the greater assistance to the United states,
should now leel gratilicd that many oi xncir tnaiges ."'"V"
into the service of Uncle Sam through the agency of the selective dratt.
ti ... -r 1. u- , .L.r.r.cttc in nnr h.inks and trreatly in-
,-reased public revenues from a lower tax rate do not suggest that we,
on Maui, have yet been seriously "pinched" by the financial demands
The statement by Secretary Baker yesterday that a good-sized
American army is already in France may possibly come as a surprise
ic. some, but not to those who have carefully noted the minute items
concerning the movements of troops that have seeped through in censor
t d news from time to time. "Leave it to Uncle Sam" as to what the next
lew months will show.
The Maui Xcws is indebted to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin for the
excellent cut of the Maui boy gardeners, Governor Pinkham and Mr.
Mathews on another page of this issue. The Star-Bulletin has started
another garden contest, which includes Maui ; and the News hopes that
ul school children in position to do so win cnnsi in n wuu tmiiusiusiu.
Tn it.,, flp.nli nf Mrs. F. T. Lowrev. Honolulu has lost one of her
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hardest workers tor a more ucautitui ana uettcr cuy.
The Secretary of State for the State
Department of the United States of Am
erica, has authorized the undersigned to
extend valid passports of the United States,
when presented for extension, within thirty
days from the date of their expiration.
Passports may be extended for two pe
riods of six months each.
(Sgcb Lucius E. Pinkham,
v . Governor of Hawaii.
The Wakefield resolutions, adopted by the business men of Hono
lulu, requesting the President to declare the island of Oahu "dry" dur
i, .n .i.,-;! ivill iitif1niilitp(llv receive the rromrt and interested
consideration of the nation's chief executive, and it is quite likely that
i, ..,i,.- mrrvii n,,t tli, n'ivilipe nf llip proponents, will be issued.
w-.iu u lorro irirricnnc nf imnns stationed on Oahu. and the scandals
constantly arising as the result of the tabu placed upon the sale of
liquor to soldiers and sailors, we are convinced mat a uonc uij u""u
,..-;;,-,i !c i;tt1 dinrt nf a nocessitv.
i...t ,..it ,.(T,.,-t Q ",lnr" naliii will have on the other islands, is
hard to figure out now. Certainly the supply of liquor would not be
cut off, it being a very simple matter for country dealers to shift from
Honolulu and buy in California. Our worst danger would he in the
probability of being simply overrun by the Honolulu "joint" keepers,
tiiiniif rnirl all ihp "hums" of Chinatown and the water-
frnnt f flirt itir IMlP lllpnl W.1V. perhaps, for the outside districts
1 I i;m luiuor on their own ac-
count, for the period of the war. If not that, then surely steps should
be taken to the end that the outer islands be not made Cain-hoys for
lhe floating ne'er-do-wells of the strata known as the saloon element.
tt Jnrinc nn ttip rmrt nf lnrnl license commissions and
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jiolice establishments, with the good judgment and nerve to properly
applv the "move on" treatment, matters might adjust themselves in a
FIUP1XOS IX ACTIVE SERVICE
tlin P1iilii)i)inc; arc a unit in declaring
that the Filipinos are today intensely loyal to the United States, and
that their offer to send three divisions or more of troops to Italy and
France is bona fide and comes from a genuine desire to help America
. .1 it ; r-i..;m...t ilint nil irihps are eoual in this splendid loyal-.
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t- even those with whom we were at war following the brush with
'-pain vying with the others in the effort to show their loyalty and
! a ;.. i.i TTnpi,. 's.-im 'I'lip decision of the war deiartment
to take the Philippines national guard into the regular service indicates
that the government has confidence in the sincerity of these men. Un
der American officers who have seen service in the Philippines and un
derstand those people, we believe that a Filipino army would give a
good account of itselt in Europe, ana we wouiu ukc 10 sa- u. ..v-"
mcnt tried out.
THE IMPEXDJXG GREAT BATTLE
brtiiri rr CI
CUOAHY PACKING w-
erm.-mv will make a desperate effort
. i.i. ,i,..,rri, lnp l';,iP nf tlip Allies on the western front before the
Americans, in any large numbers, arrive on the scene, lhe cessation
of efforts on the Italian front and the removal of troops from Russia
to France indicate that the Germans are letting everjining eisc go in
.i. : f ,m..,ini- mrivf.mi'ni. It had been fnrured that, on ac-
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count of weather conditions, there would be little activity in r ranee and
Belgium until Spring opens, when a concerted drive Would be made
1 .. .1... aii:...- i!t i'.,.rnv.nv i iMiiic evidentlv thoroughly alarmed
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over the growing American storm, and is preparing to stake her all on
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a Plow against rianic anu i,iig'iiiu ...... ..v. ... , .
Britain and France, how ever, will not be caught napping. I hey
t.. i:.. iii. witn.-itlim Thev expect the blow, and are fully
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orenared for it. Ye have the assurance that they view the prospec
tive results with confidence, and the world is prepared to believe that
they have good reason for that confidence. At the same time, the signs
indicate that the impending battle will be the greatest the world has
ever known, and it may be the beginning of the end. If Germany
h.ses it is hard to see how she can escape retirement behind her own
borders. . .
We are due, in a short time, to hear some very interesting news.
i,t ,nnr,--,i;,in miirlit 1 helped aloud some by Kahoolawe,
: 1 ,..:.,.- ,.f ii.r Ulnmls nn which poats abound to the ex-
lent that they are a pest. Kid meat has been regarded as pretty tair
all the way back to the time ot Abraham, anu we w.m.u .. b
.... 1.., r,..,.riiiir in it. It has been estimated that
here is enough available kid meat in the Islands to supply the entire
Territory for six months. If that is so, and it were utilized, it might
. 1: r ir imum-ii nt Tin sm;i lmporiaiicc. intn
mean a renei 10 mc uiti . ,. .
:.. !pcc tr,.npr.nl nreindice against uoat meat, and this nas tx-
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ended to the meat of kids quite unfavorably so. As a war-time pro
position this prejudice should be forgotten in the interest of the more
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