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LATEST SUGAR QUOTATIONS
MAILS NEXT WEEK
per lb. per ton
. . 6.053 $121.10
. .. 6.005 120.10
By request of the Navy Department
no mention of movement of vessels
will be made In future in the MAUI
Today's Quotation .
Last previous . . . .
WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, SEPTUM HER 13, 1918.
Is Looked For Soon
Men From 18 to 21 And From 31 To
45 Will Be Classified For Draft
Under New Law More Draftees
Sent Down This Week
A round-up c i 'ty more draftees
from Maul w; r.oni down to Hono
lulu on Wednesday niht by the local
draft board. This contingent consists
for the most part of men who have
recently been reclassified, or whose
status has changed since the other
men of the original draft were induct
ed into service. It has nothing to do
with the more recent registration of
youths who hav become 21 years of
age during tho pr.st year.
Questionaires Sent Out
Tho Maui drnft board has been
.--eniiitiT o,it quor-tionaire forms this
week to the several hundred men of
this Inst named class who registered
on July 31. Within a few days these
questionaires will be returning, and
then the hard work of the board in
checking up the answers for class
ifying will begin. After the classify
ing is done the men. otherwise quali
fied for military service, will bo given
a physical examination, and those
passing this will then be ready for
New Registration Soon
A special proclamation is to bo
issued by President Wilson, probably
within the next few weeks, calling
upon men of llii.w-.iii between the agct
of 18 lo 21 it'll, between the ages of
31 and 43 inclusive, to report for
registration. This will bo in accord
ance with the rcf.-nt man-power law
passed by '.'ongrei-s. Tnc registration
began cn the mainland last Thursday,
lml because of delay in :.; in", in
ert blanks and instructions here, the
date is delayed for the Islands. It
is estimated that thoro will be be
tween. 35,000 ar.d 45,000 registrants in.
tho territory under this act.
Men Inducted This Week
Following is the list of Maui draft
ees who left on Wednesday evening
to J lint the colore:
Ilehino Makapobre, Taia.
James. Tait Muuro, Komoku, Lanal
George C. Murray, Puunene.
Domingo Saluwagi, Camp One.
Kim Yoham, Keahua.
Joe Ole, Jr., Wail-iku.
Manuel Peuheivo, Makawao.
Joe Yanagi, Pauwcla.
Mitsuyc-shi Omcta, Lahaina.
Manuel Gonsalves, Wailuku.
Yonishl Garaza, Puunene.
Maka Koko, Kaupo.
Hirman J. Lna, Wailuku.
San Fat How, Kenkea.
John Gonsalves, Wailuku.
Peter Ah See, Lahaina.
Gensukc Oknmura, W:iakoa.
Ushi Kiyan, rulfdiu.
Solomon Map.len, Keanae.
Vecinte Mabatad, Div. 1, Ililo
Liberty Loan Drive
To Start On Monday
Committee Named To Handle Work
On Maui Honor Roll For All
Who Buy Bonds On The Fiist
Two Days Of The Drive
The drive for the 4th Liberty Loan
is to begin in the Islands on next Fri
day, September 20. Thi3 is a week
earlier than ha l teen at first an
nounced. The committee appointed by the
chamber of commerce last, week to
handle the Maui campaign, consisting
of W. O. Aiken, chairman, D. C. Lind
say, II. B. Tenhallow, F. N. Lufkin,
and F. P.. Cameron, held a meeting
this week and appointed the following
sub-committee members for the coun
Lanai Geo. C. Munro; Honokahau
D. T. Fleming; Lahaina A. W.
Collins, E. Brechi, Geo. Keeney, and
W. L. Decoto; Olowalu A. Valentine;
Wailuku Geo. N. Weight, Carl Rose,
P. H. Ross, C. Akimorl, and N. K.
Otsuka: Kahului A. C. Rattray, J.
Onishl; Puunene C. C. Campbell and
J. C. Thomson; Paia H. A. Baldwin,
J. Kuwahara; Makawao S. A. Bald
win; Kula Geo. Copp; Ulupalakua
Dr. J. H. Raymond; Huelo and Kea
nae W. F. Pogue; Haiku and Pau-
wela H. W. Rice, A. F. Tavares;
Hana Gordon Emit, R. A. Drum-
inond; Kipahulu John Fassoth; Mo-
lkai C. C. Conraut, James Munro.
Get On The Honor Roll
A list is to be kept pnd published
(without the amounts subscribed) of
all person? who subscribe for the 4lh
Liberty Loan on the first two Jays of
the drive, and thU list is to bo known
as tho territory's "Honor Roll."
ABOUT KULA ROADS
The board of supervisors is meet
ing this afternoon with a committee
of the chamber of commerce which
was instructed to bring before the
board the matter of the Kula roads,
of which an investigation was recent
ly made by the chamber.
Walker Has Year's
Leave From College
Comes To Pioneer Mill Co., But Is
Expected To Return To Classes
Next September Succeeds Au
In referring to Prof. H. W. Walker,
who is to be released from the College
of Hawaii to take the position of
chemist fT the I'ioneer Mill Co. for
the coming year, succeeding August
Fries, resigned, the Advertiser gives
the following explanation of tho ar
Tito board of regents of the College
of Hawaii has mnouneod that at a
meeting held this week it granted a
sabbatical leave of absence for the
second semester of the present college
year to Professor Herbert W. Walker,
for the past six years professor of
sugar technology. It also gave him
leave of absence without pay for the
last part of the fir.it semester begin
ning with the closf of the special
rhort course in sugar laboratory prac
In making this announcement the
board emphasized the fact that Profes
sor Walker is not to leave until after
the completion of the special short
course and that ho is to return to the
college next September to resume
direction of the regular courses in
Professor Walker plans to srend
his leave of absence in tho active
practise of his profession, having
been appointed superintendent of the
Pioneer Mill at Lahaina, Maui.
The appointments with tho sugar
plantations run from crop to crcp and
this means that Professor Walker
will be in charge of the Pioneer Mill
for tho grin ling of tho 1919 crop
which will have been disposed of be
fore the opening of the 1919-20 col
After Nine Years
Killed Brother In Fight Over Proper
ty Was Sentenced To 35 Years
Imprisonment Has Many Friends
Torokichi Kawahara, a Japanese
merchant and tin-smith of Wailuku,
whowassent totlie penetentiary for 35
years for the murder cf his brother,
Jinsaburo Kawahara, in November,
190!), was this week given a free par
don by Governor McCarthy. The
prisoner had had his sentence reduc
ed 10 15 years by former Governop
Pinkham, and the rrcsent pardon
cornea through the belief that the man
has suffered all the punishment the
community should require on account
cf the crime. The prisoner is caul to
have also wen credit for exemplary
conduct while in prison.
Tile two Kawahara brothers fought
a duel with knives in the candy store
run by the deceases near the foot of
Market street. The quarrel, which
had been of long standing, was over
the nntaN of some property in which
both were interested. In the fight
liiuabuio was stabbed so badly that
he lived but a nho.-t tiom. aftr the
ilsht. Torokichi was but slightly
woi'.iii'ed. In tho fight, Sarta. wife of
lite e.l'un brother, van al;io badly cut
in V-r efforts to interfere on behalf
of her husband.
Torokichi Kawahara continues to
itand well with a large part of tho
Japv.iose community of Wailuku.
When ho was brought to Maui r.everal
year. ?go a? .1 witr.css in a law suit
over the same land that had caused
the fatal quarrel, he was given a re
markable recepikn by r:any former
friends wl-c called upup. him at the
county j.i.il in which lie was confi-ud.
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Courser!, in Kula, occurred on Mon
day evening of this week tho marri
age of Miss Kathryn Driscoll r.nd Mr.
Jesse Chester ttlair, both popular
young people of central Maui. The
marriage wits a very quiet one, and
came as something of a surprise to
their friends, as the date of tho cere
mony had not been announced.
The wedding ceremony was per
formed by the Rev. A. Craig Iiowdish,
and '"as witnessed only by Mr. and
Mrs. Coursen and Mrs. Iiowdish. A
dainty wedding supper was served by
The happy couple have b;en rpend
ing their honey-moon in a Kula cot
tage, but may be down next week.
They will go to housekeeping in tho
residence adjoining the offices of the
Island Fleet ric Co., of which Mr. Blair
i.i the well known manager.
Mrs. Hliur is a chairming Paia girl,
the daughter of Daniel W. Driscoll.
Cards were sent out this week by
Mr. m l Mrs. W. II. Fi- ld fer an in
lorinal dercc- r nd reception to be h Id
at the M.-up Tloiei tomorrow rveninft
in lienor of Mr. r.nd Mrs. J. II. Kune-wa.
Maui Boy Wounded
Fighting In France
Son Of John F. Rodrigues, Oi Paia
Family Leained News Through
Daily Wireless Was Drafted In
San Francisco Year Ago
Corporal Manuel F. Rodrigues, of
.'aii, was wounded in the fighting in
Frane . M'i'intly, aeeonling to an As
.. eci.it ed Pre -a dispatch received by
i" .'.!.. it: Nevr, on Monday of this
.-.ok. Tlie niesnago gav? no details
.Miter Mien that his nearest of kin
was iiis li, e. her, Mrs. Maria Rodrigues
cf I'uia. It is the understood policy
of th? war department to notify re
latives first in case if all casualties,
Mit far some iv-.sn this has no' been
"one in this instance, the boy's family
"civing its first and only informa
tion fivm the Ilrilly Wirel.-.'s-.
Manuel F. Rodrigues is the son of
John Frar.ciseo Ilodrigues, of Paia.
!Ie had lr en w"l;iiig in San Fianeis
co for about three yars when lie wa-
'retted alw.ut a year ago and sent to
'a up Lewi, Washington, for hi
;rai:ii".T. According to his family, he
left for France some two or three
months ;u;o. He -vas probably hurt
n some of the hard battles which
:i:v.? been goir.tr on during the past
Young IIo,:ri-r'.tos is cue cf a large
family, : 11 of whom live on Maui ex
cept another brother, Richard S. Rod
iinies, who is also a soldier, attach
"1 to th" civilly, and now stationed
on the Mexican border.
Maui National Guard
Deserter Rounded Up
Honolulu, September 7 The inves
tigation of peculiar circumstances at
tending the stealing of a gold watch,
last week, led Otlicer E. A. Carter of
the Honolulu police department into
investigations which have resulted in
the finding of an army uniform in a
Japanese house at Palama where Julio
Dacanay, a Filipino who has been in
tho custody cf tho police, is said to
have left it after his deserrtion from
Schofleld Barracks July 11. The Fili
pino was turned over to tho military
authorities this afternoon after hav
ing made a confession to all sorts of
draft evasion devices. The man has
selective draft and registration cards
for every contingency; the detective
discovered, and has, since leaving D
Company at Schofleld, adopted what
ever name was convenient in order
to cover up his identity. He first, ac
cording to his own story, deserted the
National Guard on Maui, after which
he registered in Honolulu. He was
then drafted and cent to Schofleld.
He has in hi.? possession a deferred
classification card under the name of
Orbano Midenn, which name he adopt
ed when employed by the California
Shark Nearly Pulls
Wilbur Over Clifl
Harry Gesner, Alfred Martinson,
August Ramon, and Georgo Wilbur,
had exciting shark, hunt off Napili, on
the Laaaina side of the island, last
Sunday, and succeeded in harpooning
two of the big fishes during tho day.
One was 10 feet long and th3 other
about 13. A still larger one was shy
and refused to come near enough the
cliffs to get the gaff.
Added excitement was injected in
to the sport when George Wilbur tried
to hold one of the big fellow single
handled and narrowly escaped going
over the pali. As it was his hands
were pretty badly burned by the line.
The fishermen brought back the
head of one of the sharks as a trophy
More Maui Boys Win
W. F. Crockett, Jr., II. A. Hansen
Allan II. Burdick, A. D. MacUoyle
and Harold Podniore, former Maui
boys, this week passed their examina
tions for commissions as 2nd lieuten
ants in the national guard regiments
now stationed in Honolulu. They are
a part of the 50 successful aspirants
of the 120 who have been taking an
oilieers 'training course. They will
be assigned to duty with their regi
ments at Schofleld Barracks.
Lahaina Loses To
Wailuku Last Sunday
Th-' b:iS!'!ta'l gasne at Iih:i:n:i last
Sunday remised in the defeat of the
vest Maui it 'im by a score of 4 io 1.
Bal in the box for Wailuku, cut out
all funny work il ls time .and really
von the game for the visitors. Tim
one run h by thr home team was
in the first iening. Foster Robinson
umpiro! the game.
Flag Has 25 Stars
Court Valley Island To Attend
Church In Honor Of Members In
Army Plans For Elaborate Exer
cisesThose With The Colors
The local lodge of Foresters has
probably more of its members serv
ing the flag than any other fraternal
organization on this Island, no less
than 23 being recorded on its roll. By
special arrangement with Rev. Father
Justin, high mass will he said on Sun
day, September 2::nd, at 9:30 A. M.,
for the success of our arms and the
safe return of the boys.
Father Justin will be assisted at
mass by two of the other Fathers, and
special music will be rendered by the
choir which has been practising for
tho occasion. Mrs. J. II. Kunewa
(Mary Hoffmann) will be at the or
gan, and besides the mass music there
will probably ho an instrumental
number or two.
On account of high mass being at
9:3(1 on Sunday the 22nd, Father
Justin will advance tho hour for the
children's mass to 8 A. M.
All of the members of the local or
der of Foresters will attend in a bo
dy, accompanied by their families,
and the public generally is invited to
attend service. The committee in
charge is endeavoring to arrange for
a patriotic demonstration after the
service, but plans have not progress
ed sufficiently to make an announce
ment. There is the possibility that
this may not materialize.
The families of members who have
joined the service are particularly re
quested by the committee in charge
to be present at the service. Follow
ing is a list of those who are mem
bers of Court Valley Island No. 9239
A. O. F., who are serving the flag:
Archie Bal, Jack Vivas, L. L. Smith,
L. S. Kam, T. C. Richardson, K. K.
Kam, David Kaina Jr., John B. Abreu,
Alfred Avers, J. T. Correa, S. Itamura,
Manuel Joseph, Kalei Lai, George
Morris, A. C. Mozetta, A. A. Reis, An
tone Aveiro, David Kahi, John Mar
tins, Herman Lake, J. T. Mendonsa,
Antone Morris, II. Y. Wong, M. R.
Medeiros Jr., K. W. Kam.,
Judge Burr Names
Legal Advice Board
Judge Burr, who was recently ap
pointed chairman of the legal advis
ory department of the local selective
draft board, a place formerly held by
Judge Edings, lias named tho follow
ing attorneys of Maui county as as
sociate members with him:
W. F. Crockett, D. II. Case, Eugene
Murphy, J. W. Kalua, H. R. Hitch
cock, John Brown, Jr., W. E. Saffery,
A. E. Tavares. H. C. Mossman, Judge
W. A. McKayl A. Garcia, P. J. Good
ness, J. N. K. Keola.
The legal advisory board is impwer
(d to assist registrants, give auvice
to registrars and to take oaths of
legist rat ions to their questionaires.
Is Poorly Attended
The Red Cross benefit concert at
the Wailuku Orpheum last Friday
( veiling deserved a much better at
tendance than it had. Those who
were present were more than delight
ed by the very excellent program ren
dered. The swe.H barytone voice of
A. A. Scott, tho New Zealand visitor;
the masterly skill of J. Garcia, violin
ist; and the delightful piano numbers
by R. E. Coursen, all elicited much
Mi;.-; Alma Ross, the dainty little
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. II. Ross,
sang several selections in her usual
Judge L. L. Burr delivered a 4-
minule talk on the Liberty Loan.
The receipts from the concert a-
mouiitcd to about $75.
Children Will Get
Full Bonus Payment
Sugar men in Honolulu have denied
the report that children who have
been working on the plantations this
summer will loso their bonus earn
ings if they stop work to return to
school anJ do not finish the calendar
month in the holds. It was no ex
pected that they would work after the
schools opened, and their Btopping
work now will not prevent their get
ting every cent that is coining to
them, it was stated.
FAIR SALE OF WAR SAVINGS
STAMPS FOR AUGUST
During the month of August Maul
residents spent a total of $l.r,917.98
for war savings stamps. This is the
actual money value of the stamps last
month ($4.19) and not the face or
maturity value, which would repre
sent considerably more.
BIG AMERICAN DRIVE
Pershing's Troops Strike
ing Back Huns Over 20-Mile Front-Blow Ex
pected But Could Not Be Checked Secretary
Baker Witnessed Start Of Big Battle-Allies
Steadily Making Progress
(ASSOCIATED TRESS DISPATCHES)
PERSUING SAYS 5 Ml EES, SOW PRISONERS
Wasliiiiirlmi. Sei'Kiiiln. r 13 (iciaral Pci!iin !ia ivimrtcJ that
ilurinjj the past nisjit uur troojis in the St. Mihiel sector, 1 1 erat in with
French units, advance! at .-.iniie points 5 miles and look SOW tnisotk rs
up to present tune. Aelion is still
Pans, .Scptcmlicr 1 3 -American attack in the Si. Mihiel continues.
I" roups successfully advanced 3 miles on a 12-mile front.
Washington, Scpkmhcr 13 4S killed in action; 15 died of wounds.
10 from other causes; i)l wounded;
liERMANS GETTING (JUT OF EIEEE
London, September 13--Numhcr of fugitives from Lille ruxirted
arriving in Antwerp. Apparently
l.ondon, .September 13 A Dailv
erican attack has onlv limited olijeclivcs. A whole, fljcl of tanks.
manned hy French and Americans,
opposition. Americans are lighting
HUNS PREPARED LUT SURPRISED JUST THE SAME
London, September 13 General Pershing's southern line on the
St. Mihiel salient has advanced S miles on a 14-mile Iron l. The attack
progressing rapidly, l.eiinun prisoner.-; said the attack had been ex
pected but it came so rapidly that they had no time to put up a sU'.hboin
resistance. Americans easily captured Pannes, winch Germans ener-
irciicaliv uclciiiUU. Lineneans are
lles ljj miles north of Nivxray. Tiny are also reported to have cap
tured lleney, 1 lendicourt, and Lois d: Thiaucourt. If these reports
are true the neck of the St. Mihiel salient has been reduced to les than
d miles and if the two German divisions reported lo be ;.iill within the
Er.lienl last night are there it is decidedly improbable that they will
1 he Germans are blowing up
;.nd Dombaux. The Americans took 95W prisoners and caput red W
On the west side of the salient
the German resistance is growing
SECRETARY LAKER SEES RATTLE
American Army Lorraine, September 13 Secretary of War Laker
md other notables witnessed the beginning of the battle from close be
hind the middle liae of the French
BRITISH CONTINUING OX VARIOUS FRONT
London, September 13 Germans last night, also employing air
planes, attacked llav rincourt but
outhvvard and opposite St. Oaentin, the Lr lish gamed Ilolnoii wood.
German attack opposite Mocuv rcs canal on line west of Cambrai,
British captured the town of Jeancourl, north of Ycrmand. In
Flanders the Hiilish progusscd west ii Auehv !a-l!ase region.
ITALIANS HITTING AUSTRIA
Rome, September 13 Italians penetrated 1 lie Austrian positions
at 1 'ramaggione.
AMERICANS STRIKE SMASHING BLOW IN LORRAINE
Washington, September 12 American troops lore great hole in
Gi rman line round the Si. Mihiel s;Jieul in an offensive on a 20-mile
front todav. Thev drove in both sides of salient.
WONDERFUL SUCCESS IN GREAT ENTERPRISE
London, September 12 American troops on the Lorraine front
aplufVd towns of Thiaeoiirt, Panne., and Nonsard, north of St. Mi
hiel. Pershing's forces captured Combres and reached western out
ikirls of Dommartin-Li-Montagnc.
The French, co-op crating with Americans, reached the western
outskirts of Si. Mihiel. Attacked on 11-mile front from l'rycnhay to
Xivxrav and advaneeel 5 miles.
BRITISH TAKE 1IAVRIXCOURT
The British captured the whole village of llavrincourt except
northeastern edge. British advanced halt a mile or. a front of 3 ''-miles
HUXS FALLING BACK -YANKS FIGHTING GRAXDY
American Army, Lorraine, September 12 Germans are falling
lack on both sides of the St. Mihiel salient. Americans are intensly
eager and are lighting magnificently. Took some prisoners.
BEGINNING'oF FIRST REAL AMERICAN DRIVE
Paris, Si'ptember 12--The fust big American offensive was 'aunch
ed at day -break between the M.tt e and the Moselle rivers. It was con
ducted under Pershing's personal supervision, the soldiers executing
orders of American oilieers. This is the first distinct American opera
tion of a major character launched on the western front.
DF.BS CONVICTED OF ESPIONAGE
Cleveland, September 12 A jury has convicted. Eugene Dibs,
several times the socialist candidate for president, for violation of the
PEASANTS HAVE TAKEN l'ETROGRAD
London, Sepleinber 12 -It is report e-el that revolting Russian
peasants have entered Petr.igrad. and that a large par! of the popula
tion has joined them. A Copcnhagan dispatch reports severe street
lighting and several fires.
LOCAL FOLK MUST PAY MORE MoRE FOR SUGAR
Honolulu, September 11--Because sugar price has been raised, the
local retail has advanced l'j cent per pound.
Washington, September 1 1 Two casualty lists combined: 11
killed in action; 50 died of wounds; 15 from oilier causes; 32 wound
ed ; 14'J missing.
Marines: S killed in action; 5 died of wounds; 1 from other
cause; 10 badly wounded.
TERRIFIC FIGHTING ON THE A1SNE
American Army on the Aistie, September 12 French and Amer
ican forces this morning launched an attack on the Girman positions
on both sides of the St. Mahill salient. They terrifically barraged the
German positions and Germans made a vigorous reply but which in
some places .was w eak.
(Continued on Pajc Uijhl)
On St. Mihiel Salient Roll
20 missinsr: 1 taken prisoner.
the Germans are evacuating Lille.
Mail correspondent saw, the Am
led the attack and found hut little
ov er verv difficult tenitory.
reported, to nave cainured iliicu-
ammunition dumps at llattonville
the country is more dTlicult and
w ere driv en off with great losses.