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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1918.
THE MAUI NE1AS
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FRIDAY :: :: :: ArRIL, 5, 1918.
WELCOME, KAMEHAMEIIA CADETS
Maui is glad of the opportunity to act as host to the boys of Ka
mehamcha School and their instructors. The school has a warm place
in the hearts of Maui people, and the decision to make this Island the
scene of the annual camping outing was learned with pleasure ly
everyone. We trust that the week will be one of unalloyed pleasure and
benefit to every member of the party.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Honolulu seems to be exercised out of all proportion by the orders
received by the navy department to set their clocks ahead one hour
in conformity with the national daylight saving law which went into
effect the first of this month. Why there should be any serious objec
t;on to the rest of the territory following suit is not clear. Of course
.-on fusion will follow if this is not done, but once the clocks are alt
changed nobody will know the difference as far as all practical results
are concerned. On most of the plantations the daylight saving system
has long been in vogue, and, so far as Maui is concerned at least",
there would probably be no objection to adopting the practice generally.
It would seem that the Governor might bring about the change easily
through an executive order regardless of whatther or not the new law
specifically covers Hawaii or not.
THE VALUE OF THE COMMUNITY FAIR
The community fair idea, as originated by the Haiku Farmers'
Association, has much to commend it. Comparatively few persons in
districts outside of Oahu will be able to visit the territorial fair, in
Honolulu, but there is no reason why a resident of what ever communi
ty should not have the benefit of his neighbors' experience. Everyone
has something which excels that of those around him knowledge of
sone phase of the growing of a particular crop ; a tool or implement ;
an improved variety; a superior method of doing something. And
yet it is often amazing the ignorance which exists in even the smallest
communities on these points.
County fairs generally have been the outgrowth of this recogni
tion of the need of farmers to get together, and this was brought home
to Maui people by the 1916 Maui County fair. It may not be feasible
to repeat the great success of that first effort of Maui as a community,
but there is no reason why small communities should not, at a minimum
of effort, be able to keep in closer touch through some such idea as
-hat of the Haiku Farmers' Association.
AN EXPENSIVE FAD
One of the most expensive concessions to vanity at the present
tune is the use of the metal platinum in the making of jewelry. Plati
num is indespensible in the laboratory and in various industries, in
cluding the manufacture of electrical instruments and also in making
sulphuric acid. And as these things are of first importance in the mak
ing of various munitions and other war supplies, the scarcity of the
metal becomes all the more serious.
Platinum is. now worth some five times as much as gold, and this
excessive price is said to be due almost entirely to the comparatively
jecent fad of using it for jewelry. Patriotic Americans could render
a very real service to their country by refusing to buy platinum jewelry
and by disposing of such as they have for commercial purposes.
GERMAN IN NAME AMERICAN IN SPIRIT
If every citizen in the United States with a German sounding
name could be depended upon to feel and to act in accordance with the
sentiments expressed by Rudolph Blankenburg, former mayor of Phila
delphia, there would need be little worry about the enemy within our
gates. Here's the way Mr. Blankenburg put the matter
"In this hour of stress and strife it behooves all citizens of German
birth or descent to declare their unflinching allegiance to the country
of their adoption and to show by word and deed that they are true
and unfaltering Americans. Deeply distressed as we are that the
century-old friendly relations between the fatherland and our great
Republic have been severed, much as we deplore the circumstances
tliat nave led to this unavoidable step, our duty is plain. We have
sworn troth to the flag and we. shall follow the flag. '
we sought a home in the New World and found it. We were
invited and welcomed under the Declaration of Independence, under
the Constitution and under laws that assured us equal rights with
those who had come before us. Now let us show that we are worthy
of this high privilege, that we are worthy of American citizenship.
"On attaining citizenship we forswore fealty to the potentate under
whose scepter we were born, a fealty which we disowned, for we ab
horred being slavish subjects of king or prince when liberty beckoned
us from beyond the sea and offered us equality among all men. This,
therefore, is our home, the country of our choice.
"We still love the country of our origin, we cherish the old fireside,
the ties of affection and friendship that bind us to family and home.
We hope and pray that erelong peace shall return and that good will
take the place of enmity and contention in this world.
"To our President and to our common country we send greetings.
Our acts will show how we condemn and scorn the 'hyphen' so un
justly bestowed upon us as a class. We are not German-Americans, but
Americans of German birth or descent, and as Americans we shall
THE PRESIDENT AND THE CHANCELLOR
President Wilson in his address to Congress on February 11 said:
"The method the German chancellor proposes is the method of the
Congress of Vienna. We can not and will not return to that. Is it
possible that Count von Hertling does not see that, does not grasp it,
.s in fact living in his thought in a world dead and gone?"
Count von Hertling in his address to the Reichstag on February
!5 retorts as follows:
"President Wilson, who reproaches the German chancellor with a
certain amount of backwardness, seems to me in his view of ideas to
have hurried far in advance of existing realities."
These two quotations illustrate the difference between the Am
erican and the German standpoint.
America does demand something beyond the existing realities that
Germany has created demands a better day, the observance of the
rires of civilization, an honorable rule of national conduct, freedom
and justice to small nations, to all peoples, which do not exist today
because of German kultur.
Germany insists upon a return to and perpetuation of fraud and
tyranny and ruthlessness, a disregard of justice to small nations, indeed
to all nations and peoples, a conscienceless rule of international con
duct. These things may not yet be "dead and gone" but they will be
' dead and gone" when this war is ended.
The difference between the two positions is the difference between
a future safe and free and just, and a past cruel, unjust, treacherous
'.nd tyrannous, the difference between American ideals and practice and
German kultur and atrocities.
Regarding Max Selinsky, the brilliant Russian, who will give a
violin recital at the Paia Community House on April 9th., the Star
"That mastery of music is only to be obtained by hard work for
a long period of time, is the opinion of Max Selinsky, the renowned
Russian violinist now visiting this city. Selinsky has a story to tell
illustrating the point.
"He had made several appearances in Montreal a little over a year
ago, and the members of the Music Club, one of the prominent organiza
tions of the city, wished him to play a number at a Russian recital they
were to give. They asked him to play the Tschaikovsky concerts
" 'What remuneration would you wish for playing,' " the president of
the club asked him.
" 'For playing the Tschaikovsky concerts, $300' ", replied the
" 'That's too much !' " exclaimed the president " 'surely you do it
for less. It only takes 15 minutes to play.' "
" 'My dear madam' ", answered Selinsky, " 'It has taken me a life
time to learn to play it.' "
In these days of the Great War, the Food Conservation Section
at the territorial fair at Honolulu next June will naturally be one of the
leading features vand Maui cooks and housekeepers should show both
their local pride and their patriotism in helping the exhibit.
First, second, and third prize ribbons are to be awarded for each
of the following:
I. Wheat saving products.
II. Meat substitutes. '
III. Sweets (judged on quality and sugar economy).
IV. Oils and fats.
V. Preserved and dried products.
Recipes and costs of making are to accompany each exhibit. .
lVhereas earlier wars have required
MEN, warships, equipment, munitions, food
and money; and
Whereas, war is now fought through means of
mechanism and chemistry and requires im
peratively, - MONEY, equipment, munitions, warships,
food and men, let the whole nation, the
whole feople, from grandsires to children,
go to war with their money, and, where
possible, with their services; and
Whereas, the Treasurer of the United States of Am
erica demands the strength and resources
of ample money, (our Allies beg for it) ;
Whereas, the Third Liberty Loan, based on the great
est wealth and integrity of any nation, of
fers you a rate above normal or savings
bunk interest and affords you an opportunity
to show your patriotism, to strengthen your
country and secure your future; and
Whereas, the Territory of Hawaii is able to take her
quota of this loan immediately; and
Whereas, the United States Treasurer has demanded
information on April fifth., of income taxes
lVhereas, the United States Treasurer needs to know
promptly the sums he can depend on from
the Third Liberty Loan; and
Therefore, I urge the citizens, investors, people and
savers of the Territory of Hawaii on or
before the Sixth. Day of April to early go
to their nearest banker and buy and pay
for, or subscribe for bonds of the Third
Liberty Loan of the United States of Am
erica. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set
my hand and caused the Great Seal of the Territory
of Hawaii to be affixed.
DONE at the Capitol in Honolulu, this 29th. day
of March, A. D. 1918.
(Signed) LUCIUS E. PINKHAM,
Governor of Hawaii.
By the Governor,
(Signed) CURTIS P. IAUKEA,
Secretary of Hawaii.
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