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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1918.
War Activities As
Summarized By Pinkham
The following is a report submitted
by Governor rinkham to Washington:
Replying to your Inquiry of January
8, and requesting you to allow for dis
tance and corresponding time loss, I
submit the following:
Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.
Number of enlistments since declar
ation of war, April 6, 1917:
1. Regular Army 98
2. Regular Navy and Naval
4. National Guard of Hawaii. Fres
ent strength of the National Guard
(December 31, 1917), 3,273; strength
National Guard March 31, 1917, 4,237;
loss since declaration of war (approx
The loss in the National Guard is
due to the fact that on March 31, 1917,
the National Guard consisted of four
(4) regiments, which by orders for
new regimental formation, have been
reduced to two (2); and to the fact
that a large percentage of married
men have been discharged since
March 31, 1917.
The organization is very patriotic
and, beginning with the Mexicaji
difficulties, has eagerly sought active
service and no longer than, yesterday
(January 31) the officers, of their
own suggestion, cabled The Adjutant
General, Washington, urging they be
No. 5. Subscriptions to Liberty
loans. Several of the Hawaiian su
gar plantations have agencies in San
Francisco and as a matter of convent
ence their subscriptions were made
there, with proper credits to Hawaii
First Liberty loan.
lulu banks ... $2,867,050
A local sugar
agency at San
Francisco . ... 500,000
Second Liberty loan.
ian banks and
San Francisco. $5,214,140
San Francisco. 1,577,500
United States Army sta
tioned in Hawaii
No. 6. Red Cross contributing:
Contributions to January
31, 1918 $133,573.20
American Red Cross mem
bership dues 61,159.00
Contribution of War Re
lief Committee 14,301.65
Total Red Cros3 contri
Expended . otherwise by
war Relief Committee.. 154,054.40
Total expended in war
No. 7. Operation of Selective Serv
ice Law. Services of citizens have
been cheerfully given. Registration
on July 31, 1917, resulted as follows:
Local board, Division No. 1,
county of Honolulu 4,268
Local board, Division No. 2,
county of Honolulu 8,208
Local board, Division No. 1,
County, of Hawaii 5,604
Local board, Division No. 2,
county of Hawaii 1,719
Local board, county of Maul 3,695
Local board, county of Kauai 2,841
Total number of registrants
Number of nationalities in
volved Number of islands
January 7, 1918, questionnaires mail
There seems to be a strong loyal
sentiment throughout the territory
regardless of our numerous nationali
ties and the Selective Service opera
tions are proceeding quite satisfac
torily. GRAND HOTEL ARRIVALS
,-ZZ"T, fIo?l"1", .Z JMlM li mi;
E. B. Gerald, Leon Cabrina, C. H.
McBrlde, M. Rocha, L. M. Judd, Ho
ward Hathermay, T. M. Seawell, G.
F. Anderson, M. H. Whitney, C. K. C.
Cockett, Morries B. Value, P. C. Lak,
R. M. Morton, D. B. D. Lesle. Rtchard
L. Halsey, and E. H. Wilkins. Hono
lulu; Dr. and Mrs. J. II. Raymond,
Mammie Schrader, and Violet M-m-kee,
Ulupalakua; Mr. and Mme.
Anbert, Lyon, France; W. C. Frost,
Hilo; Mr. and Mrs. Y. Borden, San
Francisco; Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Hale,
Mrs. W. H. Field and children will
leave on Saturday for Honolulu for a
stay of several months.
Goats Must Go
Along lines suggested by Land
Commissioner Bertram G. Rivenburgh
In case Kahoolawe island should be
restored to the land department, Gov.
ernor Pinkham has proposed the fol
lowing restrictions and embodied
them in the letter to the commission
er in which he states that the board
of agriculture and forestry:
1. The extermination immediately
of nil goats on said island.
2. That not to exceed 200 head of
beef cattle be pastured on the island,
unless, after inspection, the land com
missioncr decides a greater number
can be properly sustained.
3. That a suitable number of
horses be kept on the island to spread
kiawe bean sand extend the forest
4. That the grass or beans be so
pastured that dancer of fire will be
reduced to the minimum.
5. That rigid restrictions be stipu
lated against the use of fire and
6. That some system of water
catchment and storage of same be
provided for by the leasee.
7. That the land commissioner
make such other coditions that seem
to him just and reasonable.
8. That the interest of the lease
Is primarily to conserve and restore
the island to its utmost value.
9. That the present purpose of a
lease is to develop the island rather
than to i?act an extreme rental '.hat
would tend to force exploitation.
The Work Of The
Captain H. Gooding Field, Q. M. R.
So., in charge of the Selective Draft
for the Territory of Hawaii, has asked
the various branches of the Hawaii
Vigilance Corps on the different Is
lands to co-operate with the various
Local Boards and the police depart
ments of the different Counties, in a
concerted effort to round-up draft
evader3 and persons subject to draft
who have not complied with the vari
ous provisions of the Selective Ser
The Executive Committee of the
Maui Branch of the Hawaii Vigilance
Corps at a special nutting called for
this purpose on Tuesday last, under
took on behalf of the Hawaii Vigi
lance Corps to assist In every possible
way in rouding up such delinquents.
The direct charge of the work will be
in the hands of the various sub-committees
of the Vigilance Corps to
gether with the heads of various plan
tations, ranches, and large employers
All of the members of the Maul
Branch of the Hawaii Vigilance Corps
are expected to assist in every pos
sible way in carrying out the object
of the campaign which is to round
up and turn over to the proper author
ities all draft evaders.
Every person who has complied the
draft regulations has or is entitled to
have a notice of final classification,
Form 1007, P. M. G. O. and unless he
has such notice of final classification
he should be apprehend nnd an in
vestigation made as to why he has not
this card. Persons whose final classi
fication shows him to be classed in
Clans 1 should also have notice of the
result of the physical examination as
all Class 1 men have been called for
physical examination and unless they
have taken the examination they are
The date of the drive will be one
day next week and all members of
the Vigilance Corps who will assist in
the drive are asked to communicate
with Mr. Bevlns or with a member of
the Local Board to ascertain just
what persons sublect to draft should
have and should have done to comply
with the draft regulations. Particul
ar attention 13 airectea to tne lact
that final classification cards should
be carried by all persons who have
them as unless they have these cards
in their possession they are liable to
Honor Flag Raised
The final act at the Liberty Loan
meeting of Wednesday evening was
the raising of Maui's Honor Flag.
This event occured when the allot ed
portion of the Liberty Loan Bonds
that it was necessary for Maui to take
had been met, the Honor Flag being
attached underneath Old Glory and
both flags being hoister at once.
There is some talk of a track meet
between the Maui High School and
other teams at the Wailuku baseball
Experiments have been made with
barley flour, corn flour, rice flour,
buckwheat flour, cassava flour and
other substitutes with taro as wheat
flour substitutes in the manufacture
of poi. All of the above substitutes
can be successfully used.
They may be used In exactly the
Bamc way as wheat flour is used.
Barley nnd rice flour give better re
sults than the others.
This should be good news to the Ha
waiians who formerly used the wheat
flour in the manufacture of poi.
All items on the official list of
substitutes can be bought straight.
J. F. CHILD,
Food Administrator for Hawaii.
(Continued from Page Seven.)
WAILUKU UNION CHURCH
Rowland B. Dodge, Minister.
Miss Mary E. Hoffmann, Organist.
Mrs. George N. Weight, Jr., Direc
tor of the Choir.
10:00 a. m. to 10:50 Church school.
Parents nnd pupils will note that the
school now begins fifteen minutes
later than has been the custom in the
7:00 p. m. Organ recital by Miss
7:00 p. m. Preaching service with
sermon by the minister.
To the services of this Church
everyone is most cordially invited.
In The Churches
Latest News By Wireless
Washington E. Debilly, French Deputy High Commissioner, ar
riving from France, says, "Your
The Germans now outnumber the
GERMAN SUPREME EFFORT
British Army Headquarters Mount Kimmel has been attacked
v.th great violence by a large force
Cor mountain warfare. It is the
secure control of chain of hills on
a'.ient, including Wytschaete, Kemmel, Schcrpenberg, Mont Rouge,
Cidaigne and Mont Bescats.
FOUR HUNDRED AKKLSTiSL) IN DKlVIi
Honolulu About 400 arrested in slacker drive. About half are
leal slackers. Arrested ones included those in dress suits from roof
garden. Officers commanding at
escort home ladies whose civilian
London There has been heavy fighting on many fronts in Flanders
id in France. Paris reports that the Germans have captured Hangard,
wnere the Americans are engaged
There has beeri a British counter at Villier, Breton Ncux, where
i'.ritish and German tanks met for
iir with tanks throughout the night
German casualties have been very large. There has been heavy battling
east of Amiens and along a wide front. On the north side of the Ar
mcntierres salient, around Bailleul and at Amiens the British thrice re
pulsed German onslaughts and captured many prisoners at Vilhers in
AMERICAN LINER SINKS
An Atlantic Port The big American liner St. Paul turns turtle
at her pier and sinks. She had just returned from the drydock and had
fve or six hundred workmen aboard, many being imprisoned in the
ii all. Soldiers now guard the piers,
The liner is lying on her side, her
ers i..vc been obliged to cut through her hull, saving some of the work
man. A fire which started inside has been extinguished. Six are known
to have drowned.
INCENDIARY FIRES STARTED
Lima, OUio Three simultaneous fires broke out in Yalds shops
of the Lake Eric & Western, which were undoubtedly incendiary. The
firemen found 'the water supply cut off and their hose cut. Twelve
locomotives and one troop train were destroyed. One arrest has been
AMERICANS AT BRUGESS
Dover A thrill in the Brugess raid was caused by the rescue work
of two American built motor launches, carrying nearly 200 in their
AS TO AMERICAN LOSSES
Washington Less than a dozen Americans were killed in the
Seichstrey fight .apparently supporting the German claim that 183 were
laken prisoners, as it is admitted that the American total loss was 200.
ANTI-JRISII MEETING BROKEN UP
San Francisco The department of justice agent breaks up an anti
conscription meeting for Ireland which was being addressed by Mrs.
Skeffington, who was carried from the platform. A mob threatene'd
to rescue her and police reserves were called out.
EXPLOSIVES TABU IN IRELAND
London General Mahon, commanding the troops in Ireland, has
forbidden th; possession of arms, munitions and explosives in eleven
Irish counties, including the cities of Cork and Limerick, unless the
same be specially authorized.
BANDIT FIGHT IN CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles Three bandits held up a Vernon saloon and killed
the bartender. The city marshal killed one bandit and wounded the
others, who escaped in an auto. The proprietor of the saloon was also
probably fatally wounded.
NOTES FROM THE CAPITAL
Honolulu The German coat-of-arms is being chiselled off of the
f-ont of the Hackfeld building.
Maui goes "over the top" in her Liberty Loan subscriptions. Kauai
nearly trebles her quota of subscriptions.
.Paris German planes w'th crews of three men each, attempting
to raid Paris, were shot down and captured.
The battle is going on along the whole front south of the Somme
river and on the Avre. It lasted all day yesterday and still continues.
The Germans gained a footing in the woods north of Hangard En San
telle and reached the outskirts of the village which the French are des
perately defending. The Germans failed at 62, at llailles and at Sans
THE ITALIAN WAR
Rome Severe fighting is taking place in Asiago basin east of
Brcnta. Efforts of the enemy to advance were repulsed.
The Boy Scouts are working with
might and main throughout Maui In
the endeavor to raise funds for the
Liberty Loan. At present It seems
most fikely that some records in this
respect will be broken. Enthusiasm
throughout the movement is in
evidence, and lenders look forward
with anticipation of great things.
Once again we admonish "Buy a
Liberty Bond nnd buy it from the Boy
Thursday evening the Women's
Club met at the Alexander House
Gym in the usual fashion for drills,
Mr. Mathews, who had been the lead-
er of this Club, went on with h's
usual routine, liut suddently the girls
took the program Into their own
hands by making it nn iinpiot.,rt par
ty. Refreshments were sr'ed bv the
Women's Class and the "II. V." Club
presented Mr. Mathews with a g'ft in
token of his good work with the Clubs.
Games nnd music were a feature of
the evening. Mr. Mathews is leavlnr.
after having spent three y ?ars in Wal
luku as head of the Alexander House
Settlement and his organization of
the Settlement work is one of the
features that will outlast him, even
though he leaves.
Manager J. J. Walsh, of the Kahu
lul Store, is visiting in Honolulu.
duty in America is to make haste.
Allies in man-power at vital points".
of Germans who have been trained
obvious scheme of the Germans to
the northern front of the Armenticrs
theater exits detailed guardsmen to
escorts were taken to Headquarters.
with them in a hand-to-hand battle.
the first time. There has been fight-
and it is still continuing heavily.
allowing no one to approach near
bow deep and stern high. Rescu
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS.
On The Island Of Maui
The following are extracts from the
last report of Maui county's agent:
For the past eighteen days the
heaviest rainfall for years has caused
damage to all kinds of crops in all
sections of Maui. To corn in flower,
the rain checked polinatlon, corn ma
turing suffered from the ears being
soaked so that drying will be very dif
ficult. Potatoe spraying was of no
avail and blight has gained a foothold.
Small plants were completely cover
ed over with soil and killed. Replant
ing all crops has been hindered.
Farmers for the most part are still
optimistic, however, and will save all
they can nnd will plant with renewed
Molokai Taro Lands
At a meeting of the Maui Branch of
the American Defense Society the
question of fallow lands on the Island
of Molokai was discussed. Mr. Ray'
mond of the Board of Education was
appointed as a committee of one to
look into the matter with the County
Agent. When Mr. Carpenter of the
Experimental Station makes his trip
to Molokai I shall accompany him and
we will attend to this matter then.
Maui now has two good sources of
cornmeal. One is the Grove Ranch
nnd the other is the Puunene Mill.
Meal from either one is good but that
from the Puunene Mill is a little finer
In textures. Some dissatisfaction is
felt here over the prices received for
the meal. The matter of price regul
ations should be adjusted somehow,
which no doubt will bo done soon.
This district has not had so heavy
rains as the other parts of the Island
hence gardens and crops are doing
Gardens coming along nicely and
prospects for a good exhibit at the
fair are good.
In general, exports from Maui are
at a halt as It is now the middle of
the season. Prospects are good for
an increase in the corn production
over last year.
The following are new members of
the Maui branch of the Vigilance
Aiken, W. O.
Austin, H. A. R.
Camara, John F.
Camara, Mrs. J. F.
Case, Mrs. K. M.
Gustafson, J. A.
Martinson, A. G.
Morris, Ben (Molokai.)
Nascimento, Caesar (Molokai.)
Palikapu, Bernard (Molokai.)
Kahoohalahala, A. S. (Molokai.)
Pereira, P. E.
Pogue, C. C.
Togue, Mrs. W. F.
Weight, G. W.
Weight, Mrs. G. W.
Chillingworth, W. S.
Chillingworth, Mrs. W. S.
Sylva. II. C.
Burns, Mrs. F. H.
Burns, C. E. S.
The Week's Weather
Weather report for the week end
ing April 24:
& a 3 5
18 81 67 M N. E.
19 80 69 .00 N. E.
20 78 69 .00 N. E.
21 80 70 .00 N. E.
22 75 64 .29 N. E.
23 76 64 .00 N. E
24 76 60 .00 N. E.
78 66 .29
Maui Battalion To
Be Officially Inspected
There will be a grand review of the
National Guard at Puunene at 2.,0
this afternoon, the reviewing officers
being Governor Pinkham, General
Wisser, Colonel Morehead and Major
Will Wayne, adjutant-general of the
National Guard, who have come to
Maui for the purpose. The affair will
be quite an event in National Guard
Mrs. Frost, of Hilo, with her little
dnughter, is visiting her parents, Mr.
nnd Mrs. Hose.
Miss Robert Caldwell went to Ho
nolulu on Thursday evening's Mauna
The Rev.. Frank CorkeroU went to
Honolulu on Thursday evening to at
tend the annual convention of the
Mr. Silva of the Mclnerny Clothing
Store, Honolulu, was In Lahaina this
week, taking orders for his firm.
The Lahaina friends of Mr. and
Mrs. John Little are delighted over
their return to Uk Islands. Mr. Little
was, for several years, the head-bookkeeper
of the Tioneer Mill Compnnv.
Over a year ago they went to Los
Angeles. They have relurned to Ho
nolulu where Mr. Little will be head
bookkeeper for Brewer & Company.
On Monday of this week $40,000
had been subscribed in the Lnhaina
district for the third Liberty Bond
Miss Merrlman ,of Baldwin Home,
spent the weekend with Mr. nnd Mrs.
William Robertson of Honolulu.
Miss Fern, of Haiku, has been the
house-guest,; for the past week, of
Mrs. David Fleming, of the Honolua
Miss Amy and Miss Wolfe, of the
Kamehameha III School spent the
weekend at Lahainaluna, the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. MacDonald.
Mr. Burlem, Mr. R. C. Bowman nnd
Mrs. Crockett of Wailuku, and Mr. C.
Schoening of Honolulu, were at La
hainaluna on Sunday.
Mrs. Bisteli, of the Grand Hotel,
Wailuku, is visiting Mrs. Charles
Sleeper at Lahainaluna.
RED CROSS ITEMS
A meeting of school teachers and
officers of the Maui Branch of the
American Red Cross was held nt the
R. C, Headquarters, Kahului on Sat
urday morning, April 20, to discuss
the Junior Auxiliary and arrive at a
better understanding of the work.
Twelve schools we're represented and
some thrty teachers present. Many
matters of interest were discussed.
Mrs. James Fantom was appointed
school representative of the Maui
branch, and will give her general
supervision to the Junior work, giv
ing out supplies and directions, col
lecting and censoring finished work.
A new unit has started work at Ke-
ahua. Meetings are to be held an
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at
the home of Mrs. Visher. Eight sew
ing machines have been procured and
the work commenced with great en
Two classes in surgical dressings
have started work this week. Mrs.
Herbert Mist of Honolulu is tho in
structor, and each class is to meet
three times a week at Kahulut Head
quarters till the completion of the
lasses In The
Following is the record of standing
of the various grades of pupils at Ma
Eighth Grade Class average, 88.
Elizabeth Taite, 90; Fo Fung Yap, 87.
Seventh Grade Class average, 88.
Lilinoe Rowland, 95; Ellen Luke, 92;
Rose Ah Nee, 92; Easter Feary, 91.
Sixth Grade Class average, 86.
Taneyo Tokunaga, 88; Emma Jere-'
miah, 87; Hannah Shim, 87.
Fifth Grade Class average, 84.
Choy Kin Lee, 88; Asayo Tokunaga,
87; Alice Mamona, 86.
Fourth Grade Class average, 82.
Mary Kauakahi, 90; Ah Lin Tam '
Fook, 88; Ah Moy Hew Fat, 88.
Third Grade Class average, 85.
Sakai Tokunaga, 92; Mitama Toku
naga, 91; Natsuyo Iwamota, 91.
Second Grado Class average, 85.
Bella Wailehua, 90; Eva Enamota, 85.
First Grade Evangeline Ralston,
The Kahului "B" team met its
Waterloo at the hands of the Wailu
ku "B" team last Friday night, the
Wailuku boys being victorious over
tho Kahului team by a score of 22 to
12. The fine sportsmanship that pre
vailed throughout the game was com
mented upon again and again by those
present. There will be another game
at an early date. '