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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1918.
Now Expected Hourly
RolWd Roth Guardsmen
Will fio Into Quarters
field Barracks Officers Getting
Local Affairs In Shape
It now norms certain that the pw
penso of works roKnnUnn the mob i
zalion of the National (Juanl ni J 11
eallinu of the draft contingent is to
l,e broken within a few days. The
otlleial notification from the r
partmont, the first of the week that
arrangements were he.np made for
oiling out both the giinrd and the
draft verv shortly has been followed
by the greatest activity of prepara
tion in local army eH'clos.
It is now understood that the Ha
waiian contingent of both guard and
,1m it pre to be mobilized at SchofleW
Barracks, OaM, and that the delay
bas been due to dnlay in Inisi sonic
of the regular troops Htalioiud thpie
to make room for the militiamen
Tim cause has been removed during
the past week and it seems fairly
certain that Hawaii's soldiery will be
used indefinitely for garrison duty on
Oahu in place of a certain quota or
Major Henry Robinson was called
to Honolulu this week to r've in
structions concerning the mobilizing
of the guardsmen on Maui. He is ex
pected homo tomorrow morning, but
n. the meantime instructions have
been received by all the company
commanders of the local battalion to
have their "paper work" (reports.
(Continued on Fage Eight.)
Many Take Part In
Hundreds March To Cemetery And
Take Part In Impressive Ceremony
Judge Burr Delivers Notable
Address Day Takes On New
Memorial Pay was celebrated on
Maui this vo-.ir in a spirit never bciom
known. To .h hundreds who march
ed in the parade in Wailuku mul who
congregated at the Wni'uku -er.ietery
to witness the decoration -it' gr-ives
and to listen to the addresses, tlv? day
had tskon on a new meanii
I'ractically oven' business hou in
Wailuku was los, c The p fade v:.r
one of the largos: that has ee- taken
place on any occasion in th. town.
The parade formed in the base ball
park, and moved promptly at 10
o'clock under , ommand of Cait. O J
Whitehead, nia-sl a! of the Ji.y. tt
was made up of the following organ
ization in the order here given:
National Cuard officers, unattached.
National Guar J company.
St. Anthony's School Cadets.
SI. Anthony's School, boys and girls
Wailuku Hoy Scout troops.
Camp Fire Girls.
Wailuku Public School children.
Wailuku Fire Department.
Ancient Order of Foresters.
Knights of Pythias.
The parade marched up Main
street to Market, along Market to
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For License Pienewal
License Board Reconsiders Resoltion
To Grant Licenses - Will Re Good
For But Two Months Six Dealers
In the advertising columns of the
Maui News today appear the board
of license commissioners' notices of
the filing of 8 applications for liquor
licenses for the fiscal year beginning
July 1 These applications, unless
they are withdrawn in the meantime,
will he acted upon by the commis
sioners at 9 o'clock a. m., of Friday,
Interest in the matter arises from
the fact that, in case the liquor
boards grants the licenses applied for,
the dealers will have less than two
months in which to sell undrr them,
because on August 23 the federal pro
hibition law for the Islands will be
come effective. Licenses can not pay
In pro rata for the time they are per
mitted to sell, but must pay cash half
the cost of a yearly license, which
will amount to from $"on to $"l)0 ac
cording to the class of license secur.
d. This cost, on top of federal taxes
it would seem to an outsider, woul.i
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Many Sub-Committees Not Yet Re
portedAverage Pledge Is For
$16 School Children Doing Effec
tive Work In Saving Money To Buy
The Maul War Savings Stamps
committee has received pledge cards
from 3-119 persons, and a considerable
number of district committees have
not yet reported. Chairman Wads
worth is urging all workers in the
stamp dive to hurry their returns in
ode that Maui may take he proper
place in the big campaign.
The 3419 pledges received promise
a total of $54,621. IS to be invested in
War and Thrift stamps by Maui peo
ple between now and the end of the
year. This is an average of about
fW each. When full returns are in
it is expected that upwards of ?7!,-
ODl) will have .been subscribed.
Schools Doing Well
The schools of the county are doing
especially well, and the- . iii.h.".(Jasm
among the children is increasing'.
The desire to earn money to buy
stamps has developed all sorts of
enterprises among the young hustlers,
some of which are quite original.
The Maui News' Thrift Stamp con
test has appealed to a large miniber
in all parts of the island, and those
who have adopted this method are
making money in one of the easiest
ways. Now that the object ol the
War Savings Stamp idea has become
generally known, and the fact ap
preciated that the collection of these
stamps is not simply a patriotic duty,
but the best kind of an investment as
well, grown people of all nationalities
ire willingly going out of their way
to help earnest young workers.
iig Scores Feature
Last Sunday's Game
Orientals Defeat Stars By Single Run
'Paia Gives Puunene Bad Trim
ming AH Teams Playing In Poor
Orientals, 10; Stars, 9.
Paia, 15; Puunene, 5.
The biggest thing about the games
Sunday last was the scores. As
seems to be the habit this Beason,
the Juniors ended with a close score,
the Orientals saving themselves by
the narrow margin of one run. They
made a strong opening, and kept in
the lead throughout, while the Stars
played a steady consistent game,
scoring a little in every round, Both
teams were even in the number of
errors, but the Stars were unfortunate
in their selection of the time to do
the dirty deed. They made them
when they were most costly, and the
result was that with only 8 hits the
Orientals put more men over the
plate than did the Stars with 12 hits.
As for the big game, the only thing
against It is the score. Of course
Paia is not responsible for making
so many runs, nor should they be
blamed for giving Puunene a chance
to put a few across. The opening
four innings promised a close and
exciting finish, with the Puunene
boys working smoothly and Wicke
holding Pala's sluggers close. And It
really wasn't so bad until the seventh
after that, the deluge.
Puunene hasn't yet recovered from
the loss of her wizard pitcher of the
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PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF
THE SUN JUNE 8
A partial ecllpss of the sun will
occur on Saturday, June 8, visible
throughout the territory. It will begin
10:31 a. m. and end at noon. Only
about one-tenth of the sun's surface
will be in shadow, but by the aid of
1 piece of Bmoked glass it will be
easily visible. The eclipse is total
across tli United Staten from Port
lanl Oregon to Orlando, Florida,
$50 LIBERTY BONDS HERE
OTHERS EXPECTED SOON
The bonds of the Third Liberty
Ivoan, in $50 denominations only,
have been received by the Maul banks
and are now being distributed to sub
scribers calling for them, who have
made all their payments. It Is ex
pected that bonds of the larger denom
inations will be received by the next
Miss Cleo Case will begin her sum
mer's work as physical instructor at
the Alexander House Gymnasium,
next Monday, and will continue the
work until time to return to her
studies on the mainland in the fall.
Miss Case will finish her college
course next year. She is specializing
in physical education branches.
Community Fair At
Haiku Is Big Success
Large Number Of Visitors From AH
Over Maui Attend Sui prising
Variety Of Produce Exhibited p
Entcrtained By War Speakers p
Suppcr And Program In Evening
The Haiku community fair, held at
the Kuiaha schoolhouse last Satut-
jday afternoon and evening, was a bi;
.surprise for everybody who nil ended,
! not excepting the promoters of the
enterprise themselves. The fair had
been gotten up by the Haiku Farm
ers' Association as a sort of faniilj
gathering at which it was hoped Romr
! ideas of value might be disseminated
I for the general good. Hut as it hap
jpened the visitors from outside the
j district many times outnumbered the
Most of the visitors spent some tlmfl
at the Haiku Experiment Station
where they were treated to a demon
stration of modern farm methods by
Mr. Krauss, the director. These In
cluded a unique system of utilizing
the power from a small gas engino
without the use of shafting, the en
cine bfing placed in the middle of
the barn floor and on a pivot, may
be turned in any direction ,to line up
with the various machines" Tu'ti'ind
The variety of vegetables and farm
. products on display, as well ns the
I quality of the same, was possibly the
most striking feature of the fair, and
at the close of the day practically
everything of the kind was immedi
ately snapped up by the central
(Continued on Tage Eight.)
Principal For Maui ;
County To Be Divided For School
Administration W. H." Meinecke
Gits New Job Commissioners
Appoint Next Year's Teachers
The board of territorial school com
missioners, which began its principal
meeting of the year in Honolulu last
Monday, finished its work in a day
and a half.
The commissioners approved all
the appointments of teachers, accord
ing to the voluminous lists presented
by Superintendent Kinney, for the
school year of 1918-1919, beginning on
September 10, next. Mr. Kinney was
authorized by the commissioners to
employ, without further authority,
such mainland teachers as will be re
quired to fill expected vacancies to
be caused by tue calling of Hawaii's
quota of the war draft, for there are
quite a numb-T of teachers who are
subject to the local draft.
Will Fill Draft Vacancies
To fill the expected vacancies Mr.
Kinney is forced to seek new teach
ers entirely in the mainland, for the
local supply of certificated teachers
has been exhausted already, all of the
Territorial Normal and Training
School graiuat.es of the coming month
being already Included in the lists
of teachers approved yesterday by the
Owing to the increase both in the
number of pupils and teachers as well
as in the number of schools in the Is
lands of Oahu and Maui, each of these
(Continued on Pago Six.)
ALL TRAINING CAMP
GRADUATES BE COMMISSIONED
The members of the Reserve Ofllc
ers' Training Camp at Schofleld liar-
racks, who went in on the assumption
that not to exceed fifty percent of
their number who qualified would be
entitled to officers commissions at
the conclusion of the training period,
have been heartened by a new rul
ing Issued by Secretary of War Maker
that all students who successfully
complete the course, will be eligible
for a commission. The secretary re
moved the restriction allowing only
fifty percent of the total number of
candidates to qualify.
One hiyidred and ninety-one reg
ulars and national guardsmen became
members of this camp on May IS.
JORY NAMED LIEUT-COMMANDER
J. W. Jory, formerly captain of the
Hyades and other Matson boats, Is
now a Lieutenant-Commander of the
V. S. Navy, (leorge H. Vicars, pres
ident of the Hoard of Trade, received
a snapshot of Lieut. -Commander Jory
in the last mail, and across the back
of the picture was written:
"I've been over there and I'm going
back. Can't tell you anything in the
way of news as we are not allowed
to write letters, but believe me we
will get the (ierman hellhounds yet."
1 Commander Jory, who is well
known on this island, sent his aloha
to all his friends Hilo Post Herald.
War Speakers Rouse
Big Audiences Moved To Tears And
Laughter By Eloquence Of Men
Who Have Known Horrors Of The
Battle Front Kahului Meeting
Drew Great Crowd
Hu.idieds of Maul people laughed,
shed tears, and checeil in turn dur
ing the several meetings on last Sat
urday, Sunday and Al.'Pilay of Cap!.
A. J. Peqtiegnat and So !, t W. .1.
Sherman ,the "war evangelists" who
have lie. t; arousing th greatest -Ml-tliusiasm
all over di Territory.
The bin meet ins on Ma ui was at
the Kahului Theater on Saturday
night. The auditorium was packed to
its capacity and the big audience- was
held spell bound for two h"urs or
more by the inspiring accounts of
things going on clos- behind tlv fiir
ing lms, or joined enthusiastically
in the "mob singing' l, by the gifted
Canadian officer. rho w.ir was
brought closer heme to porlrips ev
eryone on Maui who had the oppor
tunity of attending this meeting.
('apt. Peqtiegnat was at the front
with the first Canadian contingent,
and his personal experiences with the
diabolical fighting methods of the
Hun as told by his eloquent tongue,
4rought shudders to his hearers. Mr.
SliVriSi'i. tor 3 years a Y. M. C. A.,
workei til 'the front, is an orator of
great ability, ;:d his part in the
meetings aroused lnjclr enthusiasm
every! hue he spoke.
Captain Peqtiegnat raised smiles
and caused tears to flow with hjs
stories of the battlefields of France.
IIw told stories of the first days of
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M.A.Co. Now Making
Alcohol And Ether
Ether Manufacture Promises To Be
1 Important, Enterpiise Alcohol
Plant Running Successfully Will
Supply Gasoline Substitute In Nor
The Maui Agricultural Company's
-commercial aconoi plant is now in
successful operation and will soon be
turning out between 50(1 and lt'ioo gal
lons of the new gasoline substitute
per day from the waste molasses of
ilhe mill. The alcijiol is stored in a
banded warehouse where it is held
by a gager of the I'. S. internal reve
nue ollice until it has been denatur
ized by the addition of certain mater
1 ials when it is released for sale.
I With the high prices now paid for
molasses on th mainland, J. P. Fos
ter, null superintendent of the M. A.
Co., who has invented and patented
the new process, states that it will
probably not be possible to'sell 1ho
product in competition with gasoline
for power purposes, but that should
the withdrawal of shipping make im
possible the selling of molasses on the
coast, or should the supply of gas
oline be cut off, the alcohol may be
come of inestimable value. In nor
mal times it should compete with gas
oline in cost.
Now Making Ether
IJut the big thing that Mr. Foster
now has practicaly perfected is the
production of ether from the alcohol.
This product is now in big demand
not only In the arts but as an anesthe
tic in the war zone. The ether is
produced by distilling the alcohol
with sulphuric acid and purifying the
resultant product. It is hoped that
; most of the alcohol made can be used
tor this purpose.
Honolulu Call Teaman
Want To Play Maui
The "Braves", of the Pacific Am
ateur League, of Honolulu, would
ilike to play one of the Maui ball teams
'on either June 11 or the Fourth of
Ju'y. J. D. Held, secretary of the
, club, has written the Maui News to
this effect. Th? Braves are the pen
nant winners of 191t and 1917 and are
j willing to meet any kind of a com
bination that can be organized on
The proposition will probably be
'taken up I". a few days by the base
ball committee of the Maul Fair &
Racing Assocition, which at the same
time will consider two other similar
proposals from Honolulu teams The
'Ifllculty if meeting the rath-T heavy
expenses, It is stated, will probably
result in the offers all being declined.
The plantations of the island have
been rushing the harvesting season
as much as possible in anticipation
of the draft call, which will reduce
the labor supply materially. The
scarcity of vessels to carry away the
! sugar, is however, threatening to
'cause some of the mills to quit grind
ting for lack of warehouse room.
GREATEST HUN DRIVE
OF WARIS NOW ON
Tremendous Onslaught On 40-Mile Front Forces Al
lies Back But Cannot Break Line American
Forces Showing Expected Fighting Powers
Holding Their Own In Hottest Kind Of Fighting
German Strength Seems Weakening Allies
Still Have Unused Reserves
Honolulu. May AO Record Memorial Day pantile, reaching'T)
Xuuantt cemetery before last units began to march from Capitol
rounds. W as hours passing given point.
PIG battle COXTIXUES hut indications favorable
Paris, .May 30 Battle continued throughout night. French hold
:ng western outskirts of Soissons. Xorthwest of Reims the Franco
British forces broke the. (ierman assaults maintaining their defensive
systems. French reserves continuing to arrive. (Ierman advance is
Utiacioush resisted. Repealed (Ierman attempts to break through on
region of Soissons repelled.
Semi-official note says German flood will soon be dammed.
City air defense guns brought down one Hun raider last night.
Another Hun dropped bombs in city.
The Petit Journal says Premier Clcmanciau narrowly escaped
capture yesterday. Had but left position but a few minutes before
arrival of a (ierman patrol.
Increasing violence mark fighting south of Aisnc. Germans are
Using every ounce of man power.
Semi-official report says entire front was holding at noon firmly
;i!;hough the Reims position may become untenable.
BRITISH REPULSED BIG DRIVE
London ,May 30 Germans attack in large force northwest of
F'estubert using"'A . large number of tanks. This drive was completely
repulsed soon after 'it was launched.
MUCH AIR FIGHTING
American Army Camp,Ti3y 30 Continuous air battles from day
break on. Four lights took place within 15 minutes.
RUSSIANS SOU&AT CHINA
Moscow, May 30 Tohitcherin protect against Chinese attitude.
Says China is protecting Scmcnoff and asks ' I'tnti'i to either prevent
Semenoff's using Manchuria as base of operations'"'? to permit Soviet
troops to cross Chinese territory to
Washington, May 30 Capt. Isac Emerson has announced that
his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Gwyn Vandcrbilt will marry Ray Baker,
director of mint in June.
PRESIDENT APPEALS FOR THRIFT
(Official) President has appealed to Americans for economic sacri
fices, permitting full realizations productive capacity for winning war.
Said in part "This is a war of nations and not of armies. All of our
1 00, (XX), 000 people must be economically and industrially adjusted to
war conditions. The problem is not primarily financial, but rather
one of increased production of war essentials, in saving materials, and
in labor necessary for the army and navy. Thoughtless expenditure
for non-essentials uses labor and product and overburdens transorta
tion. I therefore urge our eople everywhere to practice thrift, in
crease production, conserve food, fuel, and materials, to devote labor
only to necessary tasks; buying only the things essential to health and
PLANNING FOR BIGGER REVENUES
June 5lh is fixed as the date for starting the hearings on new
revenue legislation to provide an additional !?4,0(X).()00,(XX) of war cash
above present income.
SHIP COMPLETED IN 16 DAYS
San Francisco, May 30 (Official) Destroyer built in government
Pacific coast yard in lo days, 12 hours, which is claimed to be world's
record for vessel of equal size. Previous record was (5 days. Ship
workers in a private yard have raised $10,(KX), challenging other yards
for speed of ship construction.
Washington, May 30 (Official) Germans angered at loss of
Cantigny launch 5 desperate counter attacks, each of which was repul
sed with great losses.
77 URSDA V MORX1XG
HART MUST SERVE SENTENCE
Honolulu, May 30 The Supreme court sustains Judge Heen's in
ixceptions taken in case of l.ional Hart, convicted of embezzlement -in
the slock brokerage business. Hart will now serve the three years
1 ronounced on his conviction.
(Continued on Page Seven.)
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A.
Kwa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McUrydo Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company
Olua Sut;ar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
WaiaUia Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing & Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company ..
F.ngsls Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Tineapple Company
Oahu Railway &. Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
M. MAY 31. 1918.