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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1918.
Wncliinrffnn Nave VVa!
Auuse Alien Liiemius
Official Letter Charges Hawaii With
Persecution Of German Subjects
Delegate And Governor To Try To
Find Grounds For Charges
Considerable resentment has been
caused throughout the territory by j
charges made by the attorney gen- eloquent address on our duty in the
. nil's department in Washington that war. particularly as relates to conser
Hawaii has been engaged in persecut- ; at ion of everything that requires
i:i German aiii n enemies. The rebuke J hiinia 1 enegy to produce, ('living our (,f M ini will make liis Inst appearance
came in lot m of a letter to Delegate money is the easy part, he said, but here for some time, ns he leaves to
Kuliio, mid was received last week. : soldiers can't e it money, or wear mo- ' morrow with the draft contingent.
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II Wllien uy JlMIIl tiUlU U UlU'll,
special assistant to the attorney gen -
eral for war work.
As a result of the call-down. Dele-
gate K-uhio will make an investiga
tion of the matter when he reaches
Washington soon, and Governor Mc
Carthy will take the matter up in an
.Voit to learn the source of the de
partment's information on which the
liter is based.
The communication follows:
"The department is in receipt of j
jour letter of May 27, 1918, enclosing
a resolution adopted by the mayor of
Honolulu, in regard to alien enemies ,
in that Territory.
"Referring to the context of the
resolution forwarded by you, you are
respectfully informed that the depart- I
Tiictit of justice has no power to in- Stamps.
tern any person unless they are alien j Sam Robley's V. M. C. A. boys en
enemies within the description of ' tertained the crowd very acceptably
tlial statute So far as alien enemies J between races with some clever tiimb
are concerned it is and has been the ; ling and pyramid building.
pn 'cy et tins department to arrest and 1
either prosecute, intern or put on pa-
role under surveillance all alien en-'
emies who make disloyal utterances,
and to intern all those who in the
view of the attorney general are
dangerous to the public safty.
Gregory's Department Concerned
"In this connection, this depart
ment has been greatly concerned be-
cause of the attitude of many citizens j von Tempsky on Wallaby in "9 sec
of Hawaii toward alien enemies with- ; e nds for the mile. Miss Annine
in that territory. In his proclama- j von Tempsky was 2nd on Betty, Miss
tion of April 6, 1917 (relating to Ger- i Anni. Wodehouse, 3rd: and Miss
man alien enemies), the president de-! Inez AIcThee, 1th.
clared that Polo Won By Boys
" 'So long as they shall conduct j The polo game at Pukalani field in
themselves in accordance with law,
they shall be undisturbed in 1he peace
Jul pursuit of their lives, and occupa
tions and be accorded the considera
tion duo to peaceful nnd law abiding
persons, except so far as restrictions
may be necessary for their own pro
tection and for the safety of the
t'nited States; and towads such alien
enemies as conduct themselves in ac
cordance with law, all citizens of the
United States are enjoined to pre
serve the peace and to treat them
with all such friendliness as may be
compatible with loyalty, and alle
giance to the United States.'
"The same language was used by
the president in his second proclama
tion relating to Austrian alien en
emies. Discrimination Charged
'Many reports have come to this .
department which apparently show
that certain citizens of Hawaii have
not obeyed this injunction of the pres
ident, but in their patriotic zeal have
discriminated against alien enemies
to an extent which had made all alien
enemies a class apart, has forced
them out of employment, made them
dissatisfied, and made them fit sub
jects for the machinations of persons
wrongly disposed toward the United
"It is not the desire of this depart
ment to interefere with the growth of
desire of this department in every way
possible to promote the growth of!
constructive patriotism everywhere. ,
uui 11 n iiuucy vi iiiuiscriminaieiy i
punishing alien enemies were follow
ed out by the citizens of this country
troubles and disorders would ensue
which would have the tendency to
make these people disloyal and inter- j
fere greatly with the efficient prose- '
cution of the war. To make these
people as a class outcasts, not only I
inflicts gross injustice upon them in a t
spirit out of keeping with American i
institutions, but greatly interferes 1
with utilizing their labor in promot- ;
ing the cause of the war. The depart- 1
ment will appreciate your action if
you will bring this view to the atten
tion of your constituents.
Legislation Can't Act
"The department has no present
intention of establishing an intern
ment camp in Hawaii. It has recent
ly been called to the attention of the
department that the legislature of Ha
waii has been considering a bill to
provide for the internment of alien
enemies in that Territory. Congress
having long since acted upon this
finest ion and having entrusted to the
president the power of regulation and
internment of alien enemies, the legis
lature of Hawaii is without power to
enact legistion of this character.
"In conclusion I have the honor to
say that if you or any of your consti- ,
Maui Has Patriotic I
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solvation nnrt the freedom ol nil its
Later 11. A. Wadsworth made a
strong appeal for the sale of War
Savings Stamps and Thrift Stamps,
;.nd a Japanese orator made a simi
lar appeal in Japanese.
The Rev. K. E. Pleasant made an
lll'.V UlSieilU Ol Clomo.s, UI ll.Ulll null
! money instead of guns. And labor
! and materials are required for all of
j these things. 11' we but things that
tnKO ine ianor inai snoum no given
in pr idm ing things to win the war
we are not doing our full duty
money alone will not suffice. I
The Races i
The races were marred by an acci
dent in the filth event, which fortun
ately proved to not. be so serious as
i! at first seemed. Ilsukura, a Jap
rnese riding a pony, was thrown when
his horse fell near the quarter post,
ile was hurried to the Fuuneno hos- ;
pital where ho later recovered con- j
etousness and word was later sein t
' that he was out of danger. ,
All prizes were paid in War Savings
The 'i-mile race on polo ponies, I
jiiddon by polo players was one of the
features of the racing. This race was
won by H. A. Baldwin, riding Wall- '
rby; with S. A Baldwin 2nd, on Lei-
hulu; and F. F. Baldwin. 3rd on Dan.
Ldward Baldwin came in last on
Cadet Girl. Time, 2G flat.
The ladies' race was also of much
interest, being won by Miss Lorna
the afternoon was one of the most ex
citing games that have been played
for a long time on Maui, and resulted
in a score of 3 to 2 in favor of the
Orange against the Blue. Tne game
was hud fought from start lo finish
and some very pretty plays were
The Orange team consisted of Sam
Baldwin, Edward Baldwin, Caleb
Burns, and W. A. Clark. The Blue
w to Dr. Fitzgerald. H. A. Baldwin,
Arthur Collins, and F. F. Baldwin.
RED CROSS ITEMS
Red Cross Report For .lune
The Maui Branch of the American
Red Cross has shipped 17 cases of
supplies during the month of June.
The contents of the
cases were as
Flan, pajamas (suits) ....... 740
Flan, under drawers (pairs) . . 211
Comfort pillows 179
Tillows cases 1G1
Bed shoes (pairs) 61
Hospital shoes (pairs) 120
Operating leggins (pairs)
Hot water bottle covers .
Comfort kit bags
0auzp rompregM,B 8 x 4
0auze w, 4x4
Sweater,, 217 j ,h world
.Socks (pairs) 124 I Secretary Baker announces that troops are moving to Europe six
(103 hand made) mi,mhs a,Kad q scheduIei
',,m" 62 1 GERMAN-AMERICANS CELEBRATE FOURTH
iisilets (pairs) 42 To(ay great ctici,ratioI1 in 300 cities where hundreds of
' ps ''thousands of German-Americans will parade to show their utter re-
0 a 8 . uunciation of Germanism. In Chicago all who received decorations
Hospital Garments 19 from German or Austrian emperors will throw these decorations into
.it.r,.i. ....ii'i'.,. n
Knitted Garments 472
One case of tin foil was also ship
ped in June.
MAUI WINE COMPANY
CLOSED FOR DEBT
The Maui Wine Company's stock
and equipment was taken over by the
sheriff on Tuesday on attachment by
the Bank of Maui, on account of a
claim of fCOOO held by the bank. The
place was opened again for business
on Wednesday following a meeting
of the directors of the wine company
afyl an understanding with the bank.
tutnts know of individual cases which
inlyour opinion either deserve prose-
i-uviii or require that the enemy alien
be itemed as a menace to the public j
at. Is-, this department will appre-j
ciai e your calling the matter immedi- .
ately to its attention." j
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An excellent picture of Mrs. Harry
Host (nee Elsa Meinecke) appeared
in last Saturday's Advertiser. Mrs.
Best is a popular Maul girl who re
cently became a soldier's bride. Her
husband is a sergeant In the coast
artillery at Fort De Russy. They will
make their home In Honolulu.
Another wrestling and boxing exlii
lion las been arranged for tonight
which promises to be as Interesting
; s the one some nights ago. Kinzo,
the .l.ipanese champion ji-jitsu arlist
; ,iv..,-nl iliwon n,. rT,,rlSl
w"re lotinded up by the police yester
o..;y for not liaving dimmers on their
lights. Thpy all appeared at police
.jon hs niorninR where they wcre
! nK,1.I.rlpd in ,hf ,aw nn,
They were not arrested, not having
i.een caugnt at nignt.
Miss Lottie mi iff en and Mr. James
Asam were married yesterday even -
ing by the Rev. Father Justin, at the
St. An11inn's Church, in the presence
of a few friends. The bride, who is
but It) had the consent of her mother
Mrs. Helen Sniffen. The groom is
employed at the Iao Stables, Wailuku.
T1 1 . 1. ,1 1
regulations with respect to publish-,
ing the movements or all classes or
vessels, Alexander & Baldwin have
notified their customers that their
4th WAS BAD DAY FUR U-BOATS
An Atlantic Port, Julv 5 Destruction in European waters of five
German submarines by the British transports and American and
j British destroyers convoying them is described by passengers arriving
' o.i a Bril:sh liner. American destroyers distracted a submarine which
sank empty troop ship Orissa, and then dropped depth bombs squarely
in the U-boat. At Melving a passenger vessel shelled and sunk sub
marine. A British transport with 7000 American troops aboard, rammed
o.ie of three submarines revealed by a lilting fog. Same ship's gunners
sank a second and British destroyers sank the third.
AUSTRALIAN ATTACK WAS FOURTH JULY CELEBRATION
New York, July 5 The surprise attack on Hammel was planned
e.-pccially to celebrate the 4th. The Australians with some Americans,
swarmed over German positions and took Hammel and occupied Vairc
a: id Hammel woods. They captured 1500. Advanced under cover of
a smoke barrage left by tanks and penetrated for a mile and a half
on a front of 4 miles. Was the first time Americans have appeared on
Three German divisions were opposite the Australians the 13th,
43rd, and 77th, but made no showing. One battalion commander and
t'.arly all of command captured. Australians attacked in high spirit
i en riding on top of tanks.
LONDON ATTENDS A REAL BALL GAME
Loudon, July 5 King George saw American army baseball team
beaten by navy with score of 1-2. Not sir.ee the first week of the war
has London seen such waves of enthusiasm as the celebration of the
American holiday, "Independence Day" was on everyone's lips. The
press subordinated war news to the celebration, and had been explain
ing baseball game for several days. Many carried clippings to the
game with drawings of the dimond and explanatory notes.
AMERICAN PLANE MAKES GOOD
New York, July 5 Equipped with Liberty motors the first flight
of American plane was made at Caproni. The plane was made at Min
iola. It 'attained speed of 120 miles an hour.
Honolulu, June 5 One 4th of July arrest made. Last year 36.
Announced by labor bureau office of planters' association that
laborer in the draft will be paid bonus but not national guardsmen.
The former were obliged to leave work while latter by joining guard
HOW THE TIDE OF TROOPS HAS SWELLED
Washington, July 4 Movement of troops to France by months
beginning May 8th last year have been May, 100; June, 200; July,
! 3.000; August, 18,000; September, 32,500; October, 38,000; Novem
ber, 23,000; December, 49,000; January, 47,000; February, 48,000;
March, 83,000; April, 17,000; May, 154,000; June, 270,000. Marines
sent, 14,600. Supplies and equipment to France for all troops have al
so been sent. President Wilson says: "It is record which I think must
cause universal satisfaction because the heart of the country is unques-
tionably in this war, and people of
Jo ces nut faster and taster into the
a melting pot which will then be
President Wilson w ill sneak at
of Allies. Prince Ishii will speak at Fairhaven, Mass., where was.
'landed long ago the Japanese rescued sailor, Manjiro Nakahama, who I
i returned to Japan just before the arrival of Perry.
London announces extensive preparations to celebrate. With the t
S'ars and Stripes all over the city and on other town halls, King George
1 and members of parliament will meet and send a cable of congratula
t.ou to Wilson.
GOOD FIGHTING NEWS FROM FRONT
Pershing reiorts Americans captured 1200 Germans in June. Ara
ciican aviators Tuesday and Wednesday downed seven German planes
in twenty combats in Yaux. region. Two American machines are miss
Ouentin Roosevelt was in air fight.
AMERICANS SLAUGHTER DRIVEN HUN FORCES
New York, July 4 Heavy German counters at Vaux repulsed
; v.ith no foothold gained. The losses of the massed Germans who were
rrdered to retake positions at all cost, who were mowed down by Am
erican machine guns in desperate, and futile efforts to oust the Am
ericans, indicate tlie importance ot
troops at Vau.x are not numerous.
ITALIANS ALSO GAINING
Italians have again shifted to Piave front. They crossed river
northeast of Vamboisle, which Vienna admits.
Ukraine government established
time-honored and most useful quarter
ly calendar has been discontinued.
The central draft board in Honolu
lu has refused to permit well-to-do
draftees to buy state rooms on steam
ers to Honolulu, or to travel In any
other way than provided for the
whole body to which they are assigned.
Mrs. P. H. Ross of Wailuku was
operated upon at the Makilani Hospi
t , lat t Monday for appendicitis. She
recovered from the effects, of the
operation nicely, and will probably be
out again in a short time.
An impromptu at homo was given
last Saturday by Miss Muriel Duncan
in honor of her house guests, the
Misses Marion Bush and Mary Slew
art. A number of central Maul young
ladles were present.
Esteban Enrique, of Puunene, an
alleged deserter from the national
guard, has been apprehended in Ho
nolulu by the U. S. authorities and
turned over to the army authorities
i for trial.
i In most of the churches on Maul
j)MS, Sunday, sermons were preached
' pn the subject of "Thrift" In connee-
!t ion with war conservation and the
J buying of War Saving Slamps.
j The Choral Club entertainment nnd
! dance for the Red Crosq, on Wednes-
j day night, was an unusually pleasing
- jiff;ir and well attended."
i The collection taken at the polo
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amounted to f 14?.50.
, me Maui county supervisors win
, hold their monthly meeting beginning
the United States rejoice to see their
ereat strufrle which is to redeem
auctioned for War Savings Stamps
Mount Vernon with representatives
the positions. Probably rrencli
by Germans is tottering.
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Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Beeman and
daughter, of Hamakuapoko, left on
Wednesday for Honolulu where they
ixpected to take a steamer today for
the mainland for the summer. Mrs.
Heenian and daughter expert to go to
their former home In the East, but
Mr. Beeman will accompany them
only to Vancouver.
Miss June Mitchell, for the past
two years kindergartner at the Alex
ander House Settlement, left Maul
last Monday evening enroute to her
home in Flushing, Long Island. She
does not expect to return to the Is
lands. Miss L. J. Smith, Miss Grace Wil
son, and Miss M. Wiggins, who taught
last year in the Puunene school, left
last week for Honolulu on their way
to the mainland. They will probably
Mr. ft. C. Bowman left on Wednes
diy's Claudino for Honolulu. He ex
pects to go to the coast in the next
week or ten days. He expects to ro
urn before the opening of the next
Miss Blanche Mast, of the Maui
High School left on the Claudine last
Wednesday for Honolulu where she
Is to spend the summer. She is to
bo one of the faculty of the Summer
School, teaching domestic science.
Miss Mary Hart, of Wailuku, has
passed the civil service examlnltion
as stenographer and has been appoint
ed to a position in the U. S. custom
Miss Vivian Gardiser has resigned
her position as teacher of th-.1 8th
grado, at the. Maui High and grammar
school, to take a position in the office
of the Maul Agricultural Company.
Paul F. Lada, of Wailuku, was in
Honolulu this week in an endaayc to
secure an appointment to the oVJcers
school for coast artillery.
E. C. Mellor, the local contractor,
returned last Saturday from Honolu
lu where he spent several days on
William E. W ilikinson has been Ap
pointed manager of the liana 'NBtrfre.
He succeeds William Lennox, Mvho
Miss Cecyl Holliday, one of the In
st met ors at the Maui high school,
will leave next week for Honolulu
rt here she will spend the summer.
Mrs. Charles Savage leaves on Sun
day for a visit to her home illninois.
She will be gone several months.
Mrs. D. II. Case, who has been visit
ing in Honolulu for several weeks, is
expected home tomorrow.
Those Who Travel
By Mauna Kea, June 28 Miss G.
Hart, Miss K. Cockett, O. Lindner,
Miss L. Swift, Miss M. Wiggan, Miss
G. Wilson, Miss V. Coolev, H. Wong,
II. E. Palakiko, Mr. and Mrs. James
A. Kerr, Miss F. Hiroshima, Miss
Manaki, H. Tokunaga, .Mrs. J. Bar
ms, J. Heapy, ijrs. A. Naeole and
and child, Philip McKeague, J. T.
Correa, G. W. Sahr, Miss O. Pestana,
Master Daniels, William White, A.
In The Churches
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WAILUKU UNION CHURCH
Rowland B. Dodge, Minister.
Miss Mary E. Hoffmann, Organist.
Mrs. George N. Weight, Jr., Direc
tor of the Choir.
Bible School at 10:00 a. m.
Organ Recital 7:00 p. m.
Preaching service 7:30 p. m.
Communion will be observed at this
service and several new members will
be received into the church.
Menibers of the Sunday School are
urged to be present and begin the
summer session well.
June 28 James A. Kerr, 31, British,
Honolulu and Olava A. M. Hansen,
21. American, Puunene. Ceremony
bv I-.ev. J. C. Villiers.
July ? James Asam, 20, Wailuku, and
Lottie Sniffen, 16, Wailuku. Cere
mony by Ttev. Father Justin.
FOR SALE Studebaker 6-cylinder
roadster. In excellent condition
with battery, extra tire, tube, etc.
Call Maui News Office.
Raymond May Make
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parly to the support of their Alii. It
is thought by some that the appear
ance of Doctor Raymond in the field,
although running as an independent,
may have a similar effect.
The Maui medical rancher is be
lieved lo have received a big boost in
local Democratic circles through the
recent visit of the Secretary of the
Interior, and it is intimated that the
c.uiet tip has gone out that Secretary
Lane believes the only hope Dem
ocracy has here of being represented
by a man at Washington is by find
ing some candidate for congress oth
er than McCandless. That man, ac
cording to rumor, is going to be Ray
mond. It is known that Raymond had sev
eral close confabs with members of
the Lane party last week and that, he
was in consultation regularly with
many of the most influential of Ho
nolulu Democrats, so it may be taken
for granted that this announcement
of Doctor Raymond's aspiration to
lead the party in this fall's elections
will not come as any great surprise
to Bourbons outside of the McCand
less meal-ticket corral.
The Maui leader stands high at
Washington, where he is well known,
and it was confidently expected in
some rpiarters that he would bo nam
ed as the Governor. Until the advent
of McCarthy in the gubernatorial ring
the leading candidates under consid
eration in the department of the in
terior were Raymond and Hulchins.
Raymond is a scrapper and when
he enters the primary, McCandless
will know for the first time what it.
is to have to carry more than a check
book inlo a campaign.
It is not expected that there will
he any opposition to Kuhio for the
Republican nomination. No possible
candidate to run against him in the
primary has been suggested in any
Mrs. A. C. Rattray srhd little son
and Mrs. Drinkle,. oy Kahului, have
been in Lahaina ,ryr a week, house
guests of Mrs. Gossin of Baldwin
Doctor Mobbs, Miss Mobhs, Mrs.
Longstreet and Mrs. Capwell visited
Iao Valley last week.
Mr. and Mrs. King of the wireless
station, left on Wednesday evening
lor Honolulu. From ihore Mrs. King
expects to sail for the Coast to spend
the summer, with relatives in Califor
Mrs. David Homing and children
of Honolua haveVone to Kula for the
Miss Caldwell, of Lahaina, nnd Miss
Louis Caldwell of Oakland, went over
to the volcano on Wednesday last,
returning on tlie Friday nights Mau
na Kea. They expect to go to Hono
lulu on Friday evening of this week.
Miss Louise Caldwell expects to leave
for the Coast this month while Miss
Roberta Caldwell will spend July and
August in Honolulu.
Miss Margaret McCubbin, who has
been at the Priory, is at home on her
Miss Wolfe and Miss Amy teachers
in the Kamohnmrha III School left
for Honolulu on Monday evening,
where they will teach in the Summer
School. Miss Amy expects to be in
Lahaina next year, but Miss Wolfe
will be on the faculty of the Normal
Miss Prosser, of Chicago, and Miss
Bennett, of Columbus, Ohio, were at
Lahainaluna on Wednesday. Miss
Prosser is a niece of the late Miss
Ida Pope, for many years principal of
the Kamehameha School for girls.
Miss Prosser and Miss Bennett have
been in Honolulu since March. They
spent a week on Maui and took the
Wednesday's Mauna Kea for Mahu-
kona, to visit friends in Kohala. From
here they e xpect to go by automobile
to the volcano.
Mrs. J. E. Gannon has been quite
ill during the week with the grip hut
her many friends will be glad to
1 now that she is better.
Miss Mosr.er of Paia, is visiting
Mrs. Gossin, at Baldwin Home.
Mr. J. A. Wilson, for rnany years a
teacher at the Lahainaluna School Is
low with Lowers & Cooke, Honolulu.
Mrs. Wilson and the children sailed
on the Manoa for the Coast, where
they expect to spend a year with
friends and relative..-.
Miss Merriman, of Baldwin House
and Mrs. Wagner of Lahainaluna
went to the Coast on the Manoa, to
spend the vacation in California.