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On The Other Islands
A. II. Tarleton, of (lie Hawaiian
Pineapple Packers' Association, is au
thority for tho prediction that the
1913 pii capple pack will run 1 million
cases more than this year's output.
The 1918 pack will bo close to 3,500,
000 cases, tho biggest on record. Pine
apples arc now a close second to
peaches In volume of fruits now pack
ed. The Honolulu Rapid Transit &
Land Co., may shortly r,sk permission
to raise its rate of street, car fare to
6 cents with a cent additional for
THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1918.
More Japanese Rice Coming
A cablegram has been received by
the Japanese merchants' association
to effect that the embargo placed by
tho Japanese government on rice
shipment!? from the empire has been
temporarily raised in order to permit
one lot of 12,000 bags to be r.hipped
to Hawaii. K. Yamamoto, president
of the association, who is now in
Japan, reports that the embargo will
be permanently lifted in October 1.
Kauai Boy Wounded In France
Ryoichi Okamura, who was reported
by the war department as among the
wounded in fighting in France a few
days ago, is the son of a Japanese
resident of Nawiliwill, Kauai. The
"boy is 22 years of age, and was draft
ed while at school on the Coast.
Thursday, November 21, is tho date
set for beginning the trial of tho Ha
waii supervisors and others Indicted
recently by tho grand jury for alleged
conspiracy to rpend money for which
no appropriation was available. The
date ia a continuance from Oct. 7.
Oahu Man Killed In France
Cabled advices received this week
bring news of the death of Manuel G.
Valeut, Jr., of Aiea, Oahu, wio was
drafted into the army about a year
ago while on tho mainland. The
cablegram states that the young
man' name appears among chose kill
ed, on the casualty list for Sept. 10.
Army Convalescent Hospital
Possible For Islands
Rumors of a plan to establish in Ho
nolulu a convalescent camp for soldi
ers who iavo been sassed, was in
part substantiated by A L. Castle, of
tho Red Cross, who recently returned
from Washington. It is also possible
that tho government will build a con
valescent hospital in tho islands for
the Siberian expeditionary forces.
College Of Hawaii
Delayed In Opening
On instruction from the war depart
ment, which now has a hand in ord
ering all "land grant" colleges, the
College of Hawaii will not open on
September 16, a3 planned, but Octo
ber 1 instead. The change of date
necessitates a complete overhauling
of the schedule. The reason of the
postponement has to do with the
course of military training now pre
scribed for such institutions.
Small Tidal Wave At Hilo
A small tital wave, about 5 feet
high, swept into Hilo bay last Friday
creating consternation and doing
some little damage. Coconut Island
was completely inundated. Sampans
and other craft in the streams were
considerably tangled up by the big
swell which ran far up all these wa
terways. A submarine earthquake is
believed to have been responsible.
Memorial For Mrs. Lowrey
The Outdoor Art Circle, of Honolu
lu has decided to erect a memorial
fountain of pink Tennessee marble on
the lawn between tho Y. W. C. A.
building and the Mission Memorial
building on King street, for its form
er president Mrs. Cherilla L. Lowrey,
Mrs. Lowrey was a leader in pub
lic spirited movements in Honolulu,
and much of the work of beautifying
the city in recent years Is due to her
efforts and Influence.
Hawaii Boy Falls At War Front
Henry Dillion, of Honokaa, Hawaii,
was killed on the battle front In
France on August 31, according to
cabled advices received last week by
his father John K. Dillion. He had
been living for several years in Oak
land, Cal., when he decided to enlist.
He was well known in Hilo. His aunt
is Mrs. Harry V. Patten.
RED CROSS NOTES
List of outside donations to the Maul
Branch of the American Red Cross
for the month of August.
Aug. 3 Jas. N. K. Keola, ..
Endeavor Sociaty ...$100.00
Aug. 5 C. O. Jacobs 100
Aug. 6 Mrs. C. E. Gossin...
Aug. 21 Mrn. W. L. Decota,
Aug. 21 Mr. & Mrs. Pacheco.
Aug. 21 Maria Koa
Aug. 21 Maui Dry Good-j . .
& Grocery Co., Ltd . .
Aug. 24 Chas. A. Puck, Gato
Receipts Baseball ,
Game Aug. 11th, ..
Maui County Fair &
Aug. 31 Japanese Young . .
People of Keahua . .
Aug. 31 Chas. A. Puck, Pro
coeds Baseball Gamo
All who subscribe without solicitation the first two days of the drive will have
their names placed on the HONOR ROLL. This' list (names only and not
amounts) will be published.
For further information apply to any bank on Maui, any plantation office, or
any of the following committeemen: O. AIKEN, chairman; F. B. CAM
ERON, D. C. LINDSAY, F. N. LUFKIN, H. B. PENHALLOW.
up our boys and they will keep them going.
AUI WILL BE THERE
u Jl HI In U L
roll the first two days