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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAY 3, 1918.
OUR ISLAND CONTEMPORARIES
New Governor Welcome
Few men have ever taken office
who were more universally welcomed
to their elevation than Col. Charles
J. McCarthy. He Is a man. He has
a mind and it belongs to him alone,
Although open 'to suggestions 'from
outside, his head not being thicker
than is conducive to sound common
sense and a just mental poise. In
all the years that. Colonel McCarthy
has served the Territory and the pub
licthe two things, alas, are not al
ways synonomous he has made few
good enemies and many, many good
friends. One knows where McCarthy
stands. One feels that McCarthy
knows. Of the man he succeeds the
less that is said perhaps the better.
He is no more governor. Let him
rest in peace with his beloved friends
our enemies. Hawaii Herald.
Alas! Poor Lucius!
Lucius E. Pinkham is shortly to re
tire from tho Governorship of tho Ter
ritory of Hawaii, after a term fraught
with many difficulties and terrific
little teapot battles.
Of course the Governor has made
mistakes. He would not have been
human otherwise. Not to err cannot
But his enemies must give him cre
dit for conscientiousness.
And after all is said, that is all any
man can do. He cannot do better
than his mental lights dictate. And
when he has been true to his own
conscience he has done all that is
possible for him to do and his full
Governor Pinkham has suffered the
good fortune, however, of meeting
with the opposition of the morning
organ of Honolulu, a higher compli
ment than which is hard to find.
All of his petty little mistakes have
been emblazoned In letters of fire be
fore the public eye, while his virtues
what? Impossible, of course, to the
Lucius has Bimply completed his
little cycle. No doubt he will now
plod on his way, to disappear in the
haze just like all the rest of us great
Life's Quite a laugh, after all. The
Flora Tavares Patriot
This letter from a Makawao, Maul,
girl illustrates the spirit which the
school children throughout the islands
are putting into the work in the "War
Gardens," in Red Cross knitting and
many other activities:
Dear Sir: This is my first let
ter to the StarBulletin and I'm
going to tell you about my home
It is 200 feet square and in It
I have planted onions, red beans,
turnips, radishes, beets, lettuce,
carrots and peas. I am letting
the lettuce go for seed. I have
already raised 27 lbs. of onions,
beans 6 lbs., turnips 9 lbs., rad
ishes 15 lbs., beets IZVi lbs., car
rots 11 lbs. and peas 7 lbs.
I am doing the best I can to
help win the war. I hope it won't
be too long before the United
States beats the kaiser and have
him canned. I haven't seen a bit
of white bread for a long time
and I'll try not to eat any before
the war is over. My mother
makes our bread from Graham
flour, corn meal, barley flour,
tc. I tell my parents every bit
of news that I hear in school
about helping to win the war, so
that they won't De siacKers.
We have bought over $90,00
worth Thrift stamps and some
children have bought War Saving
The girls devote one hour to
Red Cross work every Friday,
while the boys work in their gar
dens. We are all doing our bit.
FLORA J. TAVARES,
P. S.: I am collecting all the
tin foil I can.
Here is a seventh-grade girl who
cultivates a garden 200 feet square,
does Red Cross knitting and sewing,
buys Thrift Stamps, has given up en
tirely eating white bread, and en
courages a whole famly to adopt the
same patriotic attitude.
That girl is helping Uncle Sam just
as truly as the man who can afford to
subscribe $100,000 to the Liberty
Loan, cr the man who sends a crop
of wheat to the Allies.
Week after week the Star-Bulletin
publishes scores of letters of school
children just as patriotic as Flora
Tavares. Hawaii has literally thou
sands of them.
Can anyone feel doubtful of th-3
future of Hawaii if these children aro
Slven the right opportunity to grow
up into patriotic men and women?
On The Other Islands
Would Regulate Beef For War
Executive Child of the food commis
sion has gone to Hawaii to . confer
with the cattle raisers on the Big Is
land with reference to making a uni
form wholesale price for beef, which
is to remain as a standard during the
reiiod of the war.
Escaping Prisoner Shot
Hilo, April 27 Three prisoners who
escaped from the prison camp at Ke
amoku have been captured at Moun
One Filipino, Ilario, fired at Charles
Warren but missed. Captain of Police
Kelilhoomlu fired and hit the two
other prisoners, Hawaiians, in the
The will of the late Richard Ivers
The Weinzheimer Case
Investigation of the charges against
L. Weinzhoimer by a special commit
tee was presumably a patriotic ser
vice, not a business transaction, and
done not only on behalf of Pioneer
Mill stockholders and directors but on
behalf of the public. Hence the fact
that the investigating committee rend
ers bills of $25 a day for each of the
five leaves a bad taste. If tho invest
igators are entitled to $25 a day, Jack
Balch, who started the fight on Weinz
heimer that resulted in his ousting, is
entitled to at least a thousand and
we have a large and vivid picture of
what woulj happen if somebody
would offer to pay Jack Balch for do
ing what he did. It's a moving-picture,
Investigation of the charges against
L. Weinzheimer by a special commit
tee was presumably a patriotic serv-
ce, not a business transaction, and
done not only on behalf of Pioneer
Mill stockholdors and directors but
on behalf of the public. Hence the
fact that the inver.tigating committee
renders bills of $25 a day for each
of the five leaves a bad taste. If the
investigators are entitled to $25 a day,
Jack Balch, who started the fight on
Weinzheimer that resulted in his oust
ing, is entitled to at least a thousand
and we have a large and vivid
picture of what would happen if
somebody would offer to pay Jack
Balch for doing what he did. It's a
moving-picture, too! Star-Bulletin.
A Satisfactory Answer
It is an unedifying thing, to say the
least, to witness such an effort as has
been made to secure draft immunity
for young Selwyn Robinson, son of
Aubrey Robinson, millionaire planter
and rancher of Kauai. It has been
a sad example to set before the other
youths of Hawaii.
Those competent to judge, after
reviewing all the evidence in the case,
have decided unanimously that this
young man ought to bear as great a
part in the defense of America and
of the world's freedom as every oth
er physically fit, unencumbered Am
erican youth. Efforts to secure him
freedom from this responsibility are
certain to be failures In everything
except in earning for him and for
those assisting him the scorn of his
The Robinson case had become
more than the question whether a
certain youth should or should not be
made to serve his country as a sol
dier, the same as every other young
man. It had become a question of
whether wealth and influence are to
prevail in keeping anyone out of the
danger that all others equally able
to serve as soldiers are called upon
to face. It had become a question
in Hawaii as to whether a family
with wealth enough to keep an island
tabu from outsiders is also wealthy
enough to draw a sacred circle around
its voune men and tabu the arm of
the selective draft.
This morning Captain Field an
swers, and his answer is that there
is no influence and no amount of
wealth sufficient to deter him and the
officers of the draft in Hawaii from
the performance of their full duty.
And that answer is very satisfactory
to every loyalist of this Territory.
Must Be No Others
While we are inclined, as a person
al matter, to congratulate "Captain"
Allen on his discharge from custody,
after his arrest on the charge of
murder, we cannot, at the same time,
anDrove of the demonstration made
after his trial nor agree tnat anytning
but a very dangerous precedent has
It is unsafe for this community to
permit itself to be carried away on an
emotional wave, whether labelled
"Patriotism" or otherwise. It will be
decidedly unsafe for anyone to em
ulate the action of Allen under the
impression that the outcome may be
along similar lines.
At the same time, the attitude of
the community as it has been exempli
fied in the Allen case ought to be a
stern warning tot ' those pro-Hun
talkers in our midst, a warning to
them that they must keep their
mouths shut. This is no time for
traitors to babble nor for enemies of
the public good to show their hand.
Tho swift death that came to Walker
may not, and should not, overtake
them. The law provides otherwise,
but that law will now move the swift
er and strike the harder because of
tho Aala Park tragedy.
Loyal citizens must respect the law
and there must be no advocacy of
Judge Lynch, either by one maa with
a gun or by a mob with a rope. Oth
ers must be made to respect the law
by those sworn to administer it. We
believe they will hereafter. Adver
tiser. was probated in circuit court Monday,
the Hawaiian Trust Co., and the witt-
ow being appointed administrator and
administratrix, respectively. The
estate is valued at $400,000, $100,000
of which is real property. The pre-
sonal property is valued at $300,UUU.
John Stone, a member of the Star-
Bulletin reporterial staff, is said to
have been selected by Governor-Elect
C. J. McCarthy as his private secre
Irwin For Attorney-General
Judge Harry Irwin, district niagls-
trate of Honolulu, has been appointed
first deputy in the office of the attor
ney general of the territory.
Later Judge Irwin is slated to be
come attorney general under the Mc
Carthy administration, according to
well defined rumors in local legal cir
cles, while Bert Lightfoot of the firm
of Lightfoot & Lightfoot is slated for
Judge Irwin's job in the district court,
according to report. It is believed
that Arthur G. Smith, the present at
torney general, intends to retire from
public life, probably entering private
practise as an attorney.
Dr. N. S. Fairthwcathcr, a kamnatna
dentist of Honolulu, was called to the
Colors this week and left for the
mainland on Tuesday under orders.
He is now a member of the dental
corps of the Navy reserve.
Haiku School Makes
Fine Thrift Showing
The Haiku School in Maui has been
doing much important work in connec
tion with tho Thrift Stamp, War Sav
ings Stamps, Liberty Bond and Red
Cross campaigns. The children of
this school have already sold $145
worth, in addition to which the teach
ers have subscribed for $850 worth
of the second and third Liberty Bond
In Red Cross work, sixty-five pil
lows have been made by the children
of the school, also several hundred
bandages. A very considerable
amount of tin foil asd lead foil has
been contributed by the children, also
several dozen magazines, some by
pupils and others by teachers.
Every chid in the upper grades has
a school garden and nearly all a home
garden. Three of the school gardens
It is your call to arms-you who can-
i not carry a
the top" with our boys.
I Put your money in the
(time of your Country's need.
For further information apply to any bank on Maui or to f
m any of the following
chairman; W. O. Aiken, F. N. Lufkin, D.
are between five and six thousands
square fort, in which ordinary garden
stuff is grown. There are over eighty
The school contains just over 200
pupils. None of them have more than
one war-saving certificate, they being
almost entirely the children of pine
apple plantation laborers, but tho $145
Saturday, May 4th. Tuesday, May 7th.
PARAMOUNT PROGRAM LION AL BARRYMORE in
DOROTHY DALTON in "THIS"F rlZ?"''
"THE PRICE MARK" And To Comedies.
Also, "HIS TICKLISH JOB", Wednecday, May 8th.
Foxfilm Comedy. JULIAN ELTINGE In
And, "WHO IS NUMBER ONE?" "THE CLEVER MRS. CARFAX"
Also Third Episode of "Vengeance
' And The Woman"; and "Pathe News"
Suni'ay, May 5th.
MARY ANDERSON In Thursday, May 9th.
"SUNLIGHTS LAST RAID" SPpcial E, Feature
And Adventures of "STINGAREE". PEARL WHITE in
"THE FATAL RING"
; Monday, May 6th. Friday, May 10th.
WILLIAM FARNUM in ElM0 LINCOLN In
"A TALE OF TWO CITIES". "MIGHT AND THE MAN"
Buy that Bond
rifle at fixed bayonet "over
Liberty Loan Committeemen: C. D. Lufkin, jf
is distributed widely among tho chil
dren throughout all grades of the
In, regard to conservation the re
sults of the recent Maul essay con
test speak for themselves, every grade
from two to six getting a first prize
as well an special prizes for particu
larly good work.
THIS WEEK AT THE
C. Lindsay, Wm. H.
Newest, Coolest Hotel in Hawaii
Fort Street Honolulu
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Just received a new stock of
Mattresses, poultry netting, .
paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
Mail orders care
THE NEW WAR-TIME
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It Is always ready for use, re
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The thinner you spread it the
better it sticks.
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A Boon to
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Fine KUney and Bladder Remedy
Remarkable Blood Cleanser
Cure. Kheumaium nd Malritl Ailment
(1 .00 ttt Unl. - w w .
All Druggists, Plantation
Stores and Dealers.
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I Reasonable Rates H
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