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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918.
tl4 " " 1 I I T I I I I I I I 1 , , ,
On The Other Islands
Pol Goes Up
Owing to the fact that the supreme
court has decided that the territorial
food commission has not the power
to regulate the food prices of this
Territory, a number nf Chinese poi
vendors of Honolulu have raised the
price of poi from four and one quar
ter pounds for twenty-five cents to
three pounds for twenty-five cents.
Hawaiians are correctly blaming I. L.
McCandless for this condition or his
';'!i:mr a lest case to the supreme
Entomologist Muir Returns
F. Muir, the noted entomologist,
whose work for Hawaii in collecting
beneficial insects in out of the way
corners of the earth reads like a dime
novel, has returned to Honolulu after
several years absence in Europe. He
worked during the past year In a
British munitions factory in England.
He brings with him an English bride,
a daughter of Dr. David Sharp, one
of Britain's most noted entomologists,
having married last April. He ex
pects to make his future home In Ha
waii. Dr. Schurmann's Case Continued
At the request of District Attorney
Huber, and with the consent of Dr.
Schurmann, the case against the lat
ter for the purpose of annulling his
citizenship on grounds of alleged dis
loyalty to the United States, went
over last week for 60 days.
New Training Camp
Word was received at army head
quarters yesterday that an officers'
training camp will be established at
Camp Fremont, near San Francisco,
within the next few weeks. Accord
ing to the orders, candidates for of
ficers' training camp from this Ter
ritory will be sent to Camp Fremont
in the future. There are at present
170 candidates in Honolulu awaiting
Typhoid fever has appeared in the
Japanese camps at Lihue, according
to reports from the Garden Island. So
far more than ten Japanese laborers
there are said to be suffering from the
Teacher Out Of Work Tries Suicide
Out of work and despondent be
cause her funds had given out, a
young school teacher who came to the
Islands from the mainland about a
year ago, attempted to commit suicide
last week ago by swallowing poison.
She is recovering in the emergency
hospital. The girl says she had to
leave her school on one of the islands
because her health failed; and the
school department refused to give her
another position. Her name has not
been published by the Honolulu
Aloha Temple, Mystic Shrine, will
hold Its annual ceremonial session
and "kaukau" at Waikik Inn, Hono
lulu, on Saturday, November 16. There
will be the usual ceremonial parade
In which the novices will play the
Ernest B. Clark, for 14 years an em
ployee of the Bank of Hawaii, has re
signed his position to take charge of
the insurance department of Castle &
Cooke. He was assistant cashier of
the bank at the time he resigned.
Island Men Decorated For Bravery
William Wells, son of George Wells
of the Royal Hawaiian Garage, who
went to France about a year ago as
an ambulance driver, has been award
ed the French Croix du Guerre for
distinguished services under fire.
Capt. Reginald H. Carter, formerly
organist of St. Andrew's cathedral,
Honolulu, has been decorated by the
British military cross for gallentry.
This information was received by
friends in the islands last week.
Double Travel Permits For Men
Every male person desiring to
travel from the Territory is now re
quired to get a permit first from Maj.
H. Gooding Field, of the draft board
In Honolulu; and then an identifica
tion card from the U. S. Immigration
authorities before he will be sold a
ticket by the steamship agencies. If
he is a class 1 man he cannot get a
permit to leave the islands at all.
"Flu" Restricts Social Events
Owing to the prevalence of Spanish
influenza in Honolulu, many social
events planned have been indefinitely
postponed. Orders have been issud
by the army department forbidding
soldiers from attending any gathering
where they will be brought into close
contact with a crowd. Tneators and
dances are therefore tabu.
Change Their Names
Another family disliking theii moni
ker of German origin has appealed to
Governor McCarthy to change it to
something more American, with the
result that August Maluhia Schmidt,
Paul Oscar Schmidt, Ernest F.-od?-rich
Schmidt and William Theodore
Schmidt will hereafter sign their
names just plain "Smith."
Real Estate Man Charged
Oliver G. Lansing, a Honolulu real
estate man, was arrested last week on
an Indictment by the grand jury
charging him with the embezzlement
of $6750, money belonging to Mrs.
Stella K. Kea, which had been in
trusted to him for investment.
Honolulu Brewery Plant
To Go To Japan
The machinery and fixtures of the
Honolulu Brewing & Malting Com
pany have been sold to a Japanese
hui and will be shipped to Japan
where they will be used in equipping
a new brewery.
W. O. Barnhart, who has been in
the ico business for th.i past 10 years
Belling the excess product of the brew-
ery, has gone out of business and will
leave soon for the coast.
Case Quits Fair Board
Lieut. A. Hebard Case, U. S. A., now
stationed at Kahuku, this Island, has
resigned as a member of the territor
ial fair commission from the inland of
Kauai, and his resignation has been
accepted by the governor. Lieutenant
Case states that his military duties
are ?uch as to prevent, him from giv
ing attention to the work of the com
mission. Before he went into the sor
vice Lieutenant Case was federal food
commission agent on Kauai. Star-Bulletin.
Dr. Charles H. Trullinger, a well
known optician of Honolulu, died last
Friday night following an attack of
apoplexy two days before. He was
42 years of age, and i3 survived by a
One Exemption Application
Out of about three hundred British
subjects in Hawaii who are affected
by the recent draft rulings and those
of the treaty between Great Britain
and Canada with the United States,
but one exemption application lias
been received by British Consul E. L.
S. Gordon. The British declarants
and non-declarants will not be affect
ed by the draft laws of America un
til January 1, 1919. After thirty
days if they have not enlisted or en
rolled with the British forces they
become subject to military service in
the United States armies.
Rivenburgh To Take A Long Vacation
Land Commissioner Retrain Riven
burgh expects to leave Honolulu for
the mainland about November 20,
having been granted an extended leave
of absence. He will not return to his
office until sometime in February.
During his absence Charles T. Bailey,
district engineer, United States, geo
logical survey, will manage the office.
The land commissioner denied that
lie was going to the mainland primari
ly to work for the passage of the
Chinese Immigration Bill pending in
congress, but said if the local delega
tion decired ho would go to Washing
ton and present their side of the case.
Judge W. L. Whitney, of Smith War
ren fc Whitney, Honolulu, has been
ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., to
take a course in the artillery officers
training school. He will prcbably
leave within the next two weeks.
Loses Contest Of Queen's Will
Circuit .Tndce C. W. Ashford last
week dismissed Mrs. Keawe Nawa-
hln'o fnnteat nf the 1909 will of the
late Queen Liliuokalani, thus dispos
ing, as far as nis court is concerneu,
of the fourth and last of a series of
contests which were filed shortly af
ter the queen's death.
Wailuku Man Held On
Suspicion Of Murder
(Continued from Page One.)
tal Hotel and arranged to meet Char
there at 7:30 o'clock, but Char failed
to keep the appointment and he nev
er saw him again.
The case is an extremely mysterious
one, and the officers admit that they
have little clue to connect Paresa
with the crime if one was committed.
Paresa enlisted in the navy more
than a year ago under the name of
Joe Holua. He was assigned to the
steamer Manchuria, plying cross the
Atlantic. Through some trouble he
eot into, it is said that he was dis
charged at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
and sent back to Pearl Harbor to
work out a debt. This he had just
done. He was arrested by the police
on board the Claudine last Friday
evening, as he was about to leave for
Reward For Murderer Offered
The Honolulu authorities have of
fered a reward of $500 for informa
tion leading to the conviction of the
person or persons responsible for
young Char's death.
There seems to be very little ev
idence to fasten the crime on Paresa,
particularly as the latter has explain
ed the blood on his clothing as due to
a cut finger.
The police have now advanced the
suggestion that Char may have been
the victim of automobile joy riders,
who, after running down and killing
the young sailor placed his body on
the railroad track in hope of hiding
their crime. A number of persons
are being watched on this theory.
TO THE VOTERS,
COUNTY OF MAUI
I wish to express my sincere thanks
to the voters of this County for the
support they have given me in the
last General Election.
I beg to remain,
Me ka mahalo nui,
THOMAS K. WAHIHAKO,
(Kelki o Hana.)
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Just received new stock of
Mattresses, poultry netting,
paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
In The Churches
Services next Sunday, November in,
will all be in English. The Rev. N.
C. Schenck, of Honolulu, will preach
at 11 o'clock.
Christian Endeavor rally at 6:30 o'
A cordial invitation is extended to
everybody to attend these services.
MAKAWAO UNION CHURCH
Rev. A. Craig Bowdish, Minister.
10:00 Sunday School.
11:00 Morning Service.
6:45 Christian Endeavor.
6:45 Discussion Club.
7:20 The Organ Plays.
7:30 Vesper Service.
CAN WE LOVE THE GERMANS?
By Rev. J. CHARLES VILLIERS.
In answer to the question "Can we
love the Germans? I said, in a recent
sermon, "We can, but probably we do
not. We can love them as Christ
taught wo should love our enemies,
but we cannot like them. The at
mosphere of our life, our moral con
ceptions, and our sense of duty, as a
nation, make that impossible." "But,"
I continued, "if America, herself, is
not to go backward, and retreat from
that true centre of life which is her
God-given birth-right, she MUST love
the Germans. Only as she does, will
Germany and the world of humanity,
to whom political democracy, in a
practical way, is as ytt unknown, be
brought nearer, in thought and ex
perience, to the time when,
'Man to man, the warld o'er,
Shall brothers be, for a' that.' "
In saying this one need not defend,
by word or suggestion, the inhuman
conduct of Germany in this war. None
but those who are in fellowship with
the powers of darkness could be guilty
of such inhumanity to man as Ger
many has been guilty of. When one
thinks about it, it makes one's blood
boil in righteous anger. One feels
that what America and her Allies are
fighting against is hell let loose on
the nations of the earth, a thing that
must be fought against until Ger
many is brought to unconditional sur
render; beaten to the dust.
Both "Love" and "Hate" have rights
and duties. Just at this stage of the
war, the duty of America and her Al
lies to Germany, is in line with the
teaching of Christ: "they that take
the sword", for unlawful, offensive
warfare, "shall perish by the sword".
Against all such diabolical cruelty as
Germany has been guilty of, the doc
trine of Christ is: "I came not to send
peace, but a sword."
Our Lord was an exponent of the
doctrine of love. As such he taught
patience under provocation. But He
did not teach that to "love our en
emies" is to yield, without resistance,
to cruelties, worse than beastly, that
would desolate and make a hell of
earth. He recognized a use of the
sword in defense of virtue and right
John Ruskin says "A nation once
utterly corrupt cannot be redeemed
by talking, or by free, moral, effort,
but only by military despotism."
If America and her Allies, in their
love for Germany I use the word
LOVE advisedly refuse to enter in
to peace negotiations with Germany
until she has unconditionally surrend
ered, it may be callcl "despotism".
But it is warrantable, moral, despot
ism, infinitely milder than Germany
has shown to her enemies in Uiis war,
or than she would sho v to the wo'ld.
were she the conqueror she willed to
be. A German conquest would have
meant the world under perpetual de
Germany knows, and all the world
knows what we are fighting for, and
what we are fighting against. We
are fighting for justice, liberty, and
human rights. We are fighting
against the triumph of MIGHT over
Now America went into the war
with clean hands; because, as Pres
ident Wilson said, when war was forc
ed upon her, in his great declaration
of her aim and purpose, "God helping
her she could do no other. She is,
with her Allies, going to finish the
war with hands as clean as they were
when she went into it. And she is
going to keep her hands clean when,
after the war, she deals with the fu
ture life of Germany.
It may be hard for us, as a people,
to keep our hearts free from the bit
terness of vindictive, malignant, hat
red in our present and future deal
ings with Germany. But our integrity
is such, and our moral aims are such
that we shall do it. If there were
moral value in vindictive hatred we
might nurse it. But there is not. it
is a poison which corrupts. It leads
to moral bankruptcy. Germany on
the witness stand would furnish all
the evidence necessary to prove that
claim. Her cruelty in this war is the
logical outcome of that state of mind
by which she has been possessed for
many years. And bitter hate has
played its part in that state of mind.
She set Might above Right, anc", final
ly, put her doctrine to the test in
practical politics, in government, in
war. It has brought her to moral,
political, national bankruptcy.
Now it is impossible for America
to emulate the perfidy and cruelty of
Germany. If one did not believe this,
one might despair of the future of
America. We say it is impossible.
But to swerve from the principles
with whteh we entered the war, now,
or in future, to pander to those pas
sions of malignant hatred and reven
ge, that, apparently, some of our coun
trymen would have us pander to,
would be a first step in the direction
in which Germany has been travelling
for so many years.
Do we hate the Germans? I answer.
"Yes, but not with their kind of hat
red a hatred in which lies the seed
of moral and national corruption. As
u nation, the Ameiican people are in
capable of ruch hatred. Their hatred
is that, of righteous anger and Indigna
tion, the hatred of the moral sense
outraged beyond endurance a hatred
which is the obverse side of love.
Such hatred should be felt by us. If
it Were not. we KhnnlH ha rt-.tnv in
compromise the principles of justice,
nueriy, ana numan rigius. Love, itself,
would soon be bankrupt. Surh hat
red is not only consonant with love,
out. essential to it.
It was in this sense I asked the
question in mv sermon nf th
ago, "Can we love the Germans?",
and answered it by saying: "We can,
and must for our own good, as
well as for the good of Germany."
isut wniie we can and must love the
lermans if we are to meet our obli
ations to them, we must romemher,
repeat, bv w:iv of nmnheio
love has it rights and duties, which
mvoive loyalty to Justice, liberty and
unian rignts. it Is love that demands
be unconditional surrender of Ger
rmny. and that the f.mt nf h nr tin.
conditional surrender be recorded for
future reference. And love demands
hat restitution and reparation shall
e made by Germany, in so far as
he can make restitution nnrl nnn rn -
tion, to outraged Belgium, France,
Poland, Serbia, Russia, and whatso
ever other country she has crushed
by her might and cruelty. Repentance
must be established by fruits meet
for repentance. A change of 'overn-
lent must follow a change of heart.
America may not demand of Ger
nny that she shall become n
ocracy in every point as we ou selves
ne ,i democracy, uut she will, from
ery love of Germany, demand that
he present Rmnernr ha cont
oblivion, and that a constitutional
government be adopted in which the
controlling voice shall be that of the
When this, and more, has been
lone bv fJermnnv thon tmnru. ,
gether with her' Allies, will say:
1 hough we cannot altogether forget
without thought of race
Of the $170,000,000 that is to be raised in America Hawaii's quota is
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the past, we are willing to leave the
things that are behind, and press fo
ward to those that are before."
One of our most difficult problems.
Just now, in connection with the war,
is to maintain an even balance be
tween righteous anger, and malignant
hate. There is a line of demarcation.
America will find it. Along that line
lie the better things of love and the
brotherhood of humanity.
Our path may not be altogether
clear. It is not. We need a guide.
Wje have one, Christ, who never made
a mistake, and whose word never was
German philosophers say: "Chris
tianity has nothing to do with nation
al affairs." America believes It. has
much to do with the affairs of a na
tion. There are some wrongs in con
nection with this war, which only
God, and eternity can adjust. We
must, leave them to Him, and follow
where He Rhnll lend finr rtntv lino
only along the line of justice. I)e-
yonu justice we may not go. We must
be ethical as well as emotional. And
the ethics of justice may in the long
run point the way to mercy. Even
so, Germany will have to pay a heavy
penaltv for her sin. Kn uront vrnnir
was ever done by any nation, but, in
me ena, mat nation paid the penalty
of its wrong doing.
If America. In What lies bnfnro hr,r
in her dealings with German affairs
beyond the war, hews to the line of
duty, right only will be done.
No shadow falls, but there, behind
Behind the wrongs and sorrows of
life's troublous wnvs
Oct. 25 Seishichi Kimura, 33, of
Camp 2, Puunene; and Haru Wata
nabe, 19, of Keahua. Ceremony bv
Rev. T. Sato.
the Boys Over there"
IT MEANS THAT EVERY ONE MUST FORGET HIS OWN
NEEDS, HIS OWN DESIRES, HIS OWN PLEASURES, IT
MEANS THAT HE MUST PUT HIS WHOLE MIND AND f.OUL
AND EFFORT INTO THE RAISING OF THIS GREAT t-U.M
UNTIL THE LAST DOLLAR IS PAID IN. HAWAII HAS NOT
Organized at the Request of President Wilson.
Participated in by
The Young Men's Christian Association.
The Young Women's Christian Association.
The National Catholic War Council.
The Jewish Welfare Board.
The War Camp Community Service.
The American L'brary Association.
The Salvation Army.
FOR THE BOYS OVER THERE.
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