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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1918.
Camp Making In Mud
But Records In Big Accomplishment
Are Being Broken In Other Ways
Than Fighting Personal Impres
sions By A Correspondent
AMERICAN PORT, WESTERN
FRANCE, Sopt. 15 ('onvsponl-np
of The Associated Tress. LonR lines
of khaki-clad men just embarked from
American transport and now ou the
way to their first camp, packed the
streets from curb to curb and stretch
ed away for miles. It was four miles
and up bill most of the way- tlu-oimh
city, suburbs, and country lanes, from
the sea-front to the great reception
camp located outside the town, one
of the largest camps in the world and
capable of curing lor the population
of a metropolitan city. Hour after
hour from 6 this morning until late
this afternoon the steady tramp of
marching thousands had been going
on, for this steady stream is the army
of 36,000 just arrived on thirteen Am
erican transports, making the record
debarkment from ship to camp within
With Major X, the engineer officer
of the camp, we skirted alongside this
moving stream, from the landing to
the camp, and had an opportunity of
seeing each stage in the huge move
ment up to the time the tired march
ers pitched their shelter tents on the
soaked grounds and crawled inside
to sleep. Stirring aa it. was to se9
these men come to swell the million
men in the American ranks, yet there
was a grimness and grayness to the
scene suggesting the stern reality of
A steady downpour swept across
the ranks and the men were dripping
as they trudged through the rain
soaked mud. They were at route
step, -without the regularity of parad
ing troops, and each man carried, be
side his rifle, all his belongings on
his back, 70 pounds of tent, blankets,
clothing, shoes, and all the miscellan
ous equipment of a soldier headed for
the front. Their last camp was in the
well-equipped cantonments in the Unit
ed States, where they slept on cots
and had a semblance of modern com
fort. Now they were on the war
swept soil of France and had seen
the last of cots and comforts. It was
their first glimpse of real war condi
tions, and anyone who says it is cheer
ful shuts his eyes to the grimness of
"There are more troops arriving,"
said the Mayor as he led the way,
"than the total strength of the United
States army a short time ago." And
with such an influx we have to provide
a very elastic camp, capable of im
mediate expansion from a thousand
up to hundred thousand men."
The Major was well qualified to ex
plain the magnitude of the work, for
he had been chief constructing engi
neer of the New York subway system,
had planned and built a good part of
the system, and had made the popula
tion figures on which subway con
struction was based.
"To get an idea of the camp," he
said, "compare it with Central Park.
We have 2,500 acres here, Central
Park has 800 acres. Why, the entire
area of New York City on Manhattan
Island is only 41,000 acres."
On both sides of the road, for mile
after mile as we sped along in an
army car, a city of tents was rising
and there was the hum and bustle of
camp activity on a vast scale. This
morning all the ground had been
stubble- field from the newly cut
wheat and burley. But now every
available foot was being laid off by
the army engineers, working with
tripods and Instruments like a party
of surveyors. Tented streets and
avenues, headquarters tents, mess,
kitchen and hospital tents, and vast
parks for supplies and artillery and
horses, were rising in tho fields aw'
spreading for forty square miles over
this huge enclosure.
"We never take a field of growing
grain", said the Major, "but as fast
as the grain is cut we take over the
fields, and with harvest time well ad
vanced this entire farming section
will soon be turned into an American
In one of (he fields where we stop
ped to see the men, two battalions
of 800 men each, just marched in and
were preparing to pitch their tents.
The great stretch of ploughed ground,
just cleared of grain, was rain-soaked,
and the storm had set in for the
night. The men stood ready, each
with a halt of a shelter tent, to drive
the stakes and lash it against the
i elements, and then crawl In. It
seemed an endless wait for all the
formalities of laying out the camp
with engineering exactness, yet all of
this was essential to the smooth
running of such a large concern.
At last the stakes were driven and
soon the great fit-Id was (lotted with
thousands of little khaki mounds,
about as high as a man's waist, call
ed "pup tents" by the soldiers prob
ably because they look like dog
houses. Under the tent there is just
room for two lying down, and if the
ground is soaked as it Is tonight, the
rubber paunoh.i keeps out tome of l lie
water and kindly nature and the iron
of youth must do the rest.
This was only one typical camp of
the hundreds lining the roads for
miles in this vast reception camp.
Field kitchens and water carts were
wheeling up td all the camps as the
tents went up. Filtered water is
brought in hogs-heads and each com
mand has its apportioned lot of hog
heads. Later on there will be a splen
did bystem of water mains for the
whole camp. But here are the men,
and a water system is not installed in
a day. So Instead of waiting for 12-
Maui Library May Be
Taken By Territory
Effort To Be Made To That End In
Next Legislature Becomes Free
Library In Any Event After
After January 1, 1919, the Maul
Library is to be a free library to all
resident of the county. This is the
sense of a resolution adopted last
Monday night by the members of the
Maul Library Association, which was
attended as well by a number of
patrons of the institution not mem
bers. Concurrent with the above decision
it was decided that stops shall be tak
en to secure from the next legislature
an appropriation sufficient to main
tain the library.
Two methods by which this main
tenance may be accomplished were
discussed. One is that the Wailuku
library be made a branch of the
Library of Hawaii, and the other that
it maintain as at present a separate
entity, supported, however, by the ter
ritory. The fact that the territory at pres
ent expends some $30,000 a year for
maintaining the Library of Hawaii, of
which Honolulu is the only part of
the territory benefitted to any extent
warrants the assumption that other
parts of the territory should receive
recognition in like kind.
At present the Maui Aid Associa
tion is paying the salary of the librari
an, while the fees from membership
subscriptions are spent in buying
new books. But the burden is heavy
on all concerned and the results not
any too satisfactory. At the eame
time the idea of doing without a lib
rary is not to be considered, accord
ing to those interested in the work.
Maui Man Gets 3 Years
On White Slavery Charge
The parlies in the following case:
reported in Tuesday's Star-Bulletin,
were until recently residents of the
Kuiaha homestead district:
"Manuel Vincent a Forluguose, was
today sentenced to three and one-half
years' imprisonment by Federal Judge
Vaughan following his plea of guilty
to violating the Mann white slave act
in transporting his sister-in-law from
Hawaii to Honolulu for immoral pur
poses. "He was rentenred to three years on
the two counts of violating the Mann
act and six months on one count of
adultery. The sentences are to run
"The woman was Minnie Gindeen,
age 13, the sister of Vincent's wife.
The girl came to live at his house and
he fell in love with her. He left his
wife and six children and fled 'o Ho
nolulu where he was apprehended up
on complaint of his wife's father."
NOME, Alaska. Sop: ember b Re
sidents of the Seward Peninsula of
Alaska, one of the far northwestern
parts of the United States, assert they
have contributed an average of $81
dollars each to war work.
inch mains, the primitive hogshead Is
filling the gap. Each man carries his
emergency ration for three days. Some
of them were nibbling it before climb
ing into their pup tents, but most of
them waited for the smoking field
kitchen to get into action with its
cooks, serving out hot coffee and hot
soup and meat. The Item of feeding
an army with precision is in Itself
a gigantic task.
"We served 1,800,000 meals last
month," said Major X, "or 600,000
army rations of three meals to the
And besides all the feeding and
watering and sanitation there Is the
immense "paper work" of such an or
ganization. There are 128 separate
organizations in the 36,000 men just
arrived. Each of the 128 must be
sorted out and brought together, and
every individual soldier of the 36,000
must be indentified and accounted for,
so as to guard against losses, and
then each organization and man must
have his detail to one of the sectors
of the fighting front. This "paper
work," as it is called, is prodigious,
and like everything military it must
be done with absolute precision. And
the paper work calls for paper, which
is very hard to get.
"When Headquarters called for a
map of the uunip the other day," said
the Major, "they got it all right, on
only paper which could be found,
which was brown wrapping paper.
But it was a good map, and the wrap
ping paper maps of the hi.u Am. 'Wean
camp will go into the archives."
When taps sounded tonight every
man of this 36.0(H) w;is under canvas,
although tills morning every man had
been afloat. It was the "record ac
complishment in landing, for while
one body of arrivals bad been large,
42,000, the landing had taken the best
part of two days, whereas this hugh
transfer was in the daylight hours of
the first day.
"And right on top of it", said the
General tonight, "one ship is arriving
with 12,000 more men and then an
other ilotilla of transports and than
Thus this gigantic influx of armed
men goes on steadily and unceasingly.
on record time, with little or no con
fusion, each man and organization
being cared for and accounted for as
they move forward to the front, and
all of the huge enterprise ot docking,
landing, transporting and camping,
with all their infinite details, created
out of practically nothing within the
last ten months.
K LIBERTY CATERING K
BY MAUI WOMEN
A Department Of Domestic Economy Intended To Serve A Patriotic
Purpose In Conserving Food Needed By The Allied Armlet In Europe
FAIR PRICE LISTS
This little housewife went to mar
ket. This little one stayed home.
This little housewife watched the
Fair Price List,
And this little housewife had none,
Then, "O, O, O", says the wise
housewife "I must have one".
The finger pigs of nursery rhyme
aptly demonstrates the condition of
the housewives of the present day.
Housewives should learn to read the
Fair Price List as faithfully as men
read the base ball score.
It is the business of the American
housewife to see that her grocer keeps
faith with her, and it is the Fair Price
list which enables her to do this.
What is the Fair Price list?
It is printed in your local paper, or
should be, and shows price paid by
retailers and price which consumer
Its advantages are such that it gives
definite information as to fair prices
based on dealers' costs, and protects
consumer from unscrupulous dealers
who take advantage of present condi
tions to charge exorbitant prices.
Patriotism demands that house
wives should market more intelligent
ly than they ever have before. They
should keep in touch with the con
stant changing conditions, and its the
Fair Price list that will enable them
to do this.
If any discrepancies are found then
she should report the matter to the
local Food Administration Commit
Bead your Fair Price List in your
local paper. Demand that it be there.
What Is profiteering?
Making unreasonable profits by
unfair trade practices.
Has profiteering been abolished?
In many food lines It has been
ellmininated even in the fact of ac
What has the United States Food Ad
ministration done to curb profiteering?
It has issued licenses to retail
dealers in foods doing a business of
$100,000 or more a year, and all
wholesalers dealing In licensed com
modities. How does this check profiteering?
If the dealer does not follow In
structions he loses his license and
most stop his business.
Does this mean that wholesalers are
under direct government control?
Is the small retailer under govern
No. He is tinder indirect control.
In what way?
It he charges profiteering prices
he gets no more supplies from the
wholesaler who is under direct
What has been the effect of this In
It has kept prices from soaring.
What rules help particularly to elimi
The rule which forbids the resale
of food commodities within the same
trade, without reasonable justifica
tion, and the rule prohibiting more
than normal profits.
What control has been exercised over
the small retailer?
He can not get supplies from the
wholesalers who are directly controll
edif he does not conform to rules.
Has this control been successful?
What has been the attitude of retail
Over 60 percent of the reail groc
ers of the country have voluntarily
signed the pledge card to obey it
structions, and more pledges are be
ing received daily.
Why should the buyer order con
sistently? Because demand creates supply.
Retailers do not stock up very far
ahead and they will not put money
into food nobody asks for.
How can the buyer co-operate suc
cessfully in this?
By ordering evenly. Don't fast
one week and feast the next. By
careful and steady.
Why is it wrong to complain to the
grocer or grocer's clerk about the
Food Administration regulations?
Because neither the grocer nor
his clerk is responsible for the re
gulations. Furthermore, It is un
patriotic and makes the necessary
co-operation between grocer and
Food Administration more difficult.
What is a substitute food?
A food similar in food value to
the one we want to save.
What are substitutes for wheat?
Barley flour, corn meal, corn
flour, buckwheat flour, oat flour,
rice flour, potato flour, buckwheat
flour, kafflr flour, milo flour, feterlta
flour and meals, peanut flour, bean
flour and sweet potato flour.
What are substitutes for meat?
Poultry, fish, sea fqod, milk,
cheese, eggs, nuts, legumes and
Can any of these be used in place of
all the meat?
Yes; with the exception of leg
umes and cereals.
Why is poultry considered a meat
Decause it takes less in grain feea
than the meat animals. Is more
perishable and cannot be shipped in
What are part substitutes for meat?
All the legumes peas, beans
(s y, navy, lima, kidney, pinto),
What are substitutes for sugar?
Honey, maple syrup, corn syrup,
sorghum, ar.d molasses.
Can honey be substituted in rtceipes
Yes; when recipes also contain
flour allow for the additional water
in honey by omitting one-forth of
the liquid called for in the recipe.
What are substitutes for butter nnd
Olive oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil,
saved meat drippings.
Is there a substitute for milk?
When substitutes arc more expensive
than the food we are asked to save,
what can those in moderate circum
They can bend all their efforts to
see that there is no waste of food
WOMAN'S GUILD TO HOLD
ELABORATE BAZAAR SOON
The Annual Bazaar of the Woman's
Guild of the Church of the Good Shep
herd, will bo held at the Gymnasium
Wailuku, on Saturday, October 19th.
The evenings' entertainment will
commence at 7:45 with a program in
cluding fancy dances, mob-singing and
music under the direction of Mrs. J.
C. Vllliers. Articles both useful and
dainty will be on sale, also plants and
delicatessen. These will be amuse
ments for tVio nliildr.in n-ltti Thrift
Stamp prizes. Later these will be
ONLY A FEW WEEKS MORE to
get one of those BEAUTIFUL
POCKET KNIVES or RAZORS with
your name, address or photo in the
The best gift for the ones "over
there" and the ones at home. Just
write a postal to
GEO, W. BAILEY, WAILUKU
he will call and take your order.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY
At Chambers. In Probate.
In the matter of the estate of Archi
bald Grant MacLaren, Deceased.
Notice To Creditors
All persons having claims against
the estate of Archibald Grant Mac
Laren, deceased, are hereby notified
to present the same duly authenticat
ed and with proper vouchers, if any
exist, even if the claim is secured by
mortgage, to the undersigned at Paia,
County of Maul, Territory of Hawaii,
within six months from date of first
publication hereof or they will be
Date of first publication September
Administrator of the Estate of
Archibald Grant MacLaren, De
ceased. E. R. BEVINS,
Attorney for administrator.
(Sept. 27; Oct. 4, 11. 18, 25.)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY
In the Matter of the Estate of Maria
da Costa. Deceased.
Notice To Creditor
All persons having claims against
the above estate are hereby noticed to
present their claims duly authenticat
ed, even if the claim is secured by
mortgage, to the undersigned, at Wai
luku, within six monthi from date of
first publication hereof, or -hey will
De rorever barred.
JOSEPH B. SOUZA,
Administrator, Estate of Maria
da Costa, Deceased.
Wailuku, Maul, October 2, 1918.
(Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25.)
Dr. A. D. PERKINS,
of Hilo, Hawaii. Has
located in Wailuku for a
limited period. Exami
nation Free. Courteous
treatment. Best mater
ials used. Across the
street from Alexander
K. MACHIDA p6JS9.r
The Best in Town
And a Up-To-Date Soda Fountain
Give Us a Trial
MARKET STREET, : WAILUKU.
IIENNE'S EXCLUSIVE TUMPS FOR
THE DISCRIMINATING WOMAN
ALWAYS CORRECT IN DESIGN.
IN BEAUTIFUL BLACK GUN METAL
IN PATENT LEATHER
WE CAN FIT
P. O. Box 469 ::
We've just received a new and complete stock of
K LEI IN PLIERS
AND MECHANICS' TOOLS
high jrradc line recommended bv first-class merhanirs
throughout the mainland
OF CANVAS OR LEATHER
MAIL ORDERS FILLED PROMPTLY
Lewers & Cooke, Ltd.
LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS
169-177 So. King Street : : HONOLULU
Sfime dable3(aliuiiii Slailroad Co.
Daily Passenger Train Schedule (Except Sunday)
Tin following schedule went into effect June 4th, 1913.
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1. All trains dally except Sundays.
2. A Special Train (Labor Train) will leare Wailuku dally, except Sundays
at 6:30 a. m., arriying at Kahulut at 6:50 a. m., and connecting wlU
the 6:00 a. m. train (or Puunene.
3. BAGGAGE RATES: 160 pounds of personal baggage will be carried free
of charge on each whole ticket, and 75 pounds on each half ticket when
baggage Is In charge of and on the same train as the holder of the ticket
For excels baggage 25 cents per 100 pounds or part thereof will ba
For Ticket Fares and other Information see Local Passenger Tariff I. C 0
No. S, or Inquire at any of the Depots.
WAILUKU. MAUI, T. H.
Dinner parties given special
are vaporizing points. In Red Crown
gasoline they form a continuous, uniform
chain giving steady, dependable power.
for the Red Crown sign.
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