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THE GARDEN ISLAND. TUESDAY, MAR. 20, 1918.
NEWS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Items Concerning Island In
terest and Some From
The Germans have taken Odessa,
the great Russian grain port on the
Maul came to the relief of Honolu
lu's nieatles day by shipping over three
Women In government uniform can
not be served with liquor. Soft drinks
or nothing for the women In khaki.
The total sugar production of Kauai
for 1916 was 108,522 tons. The crop
for 1917 amounted to 191,244 tons.
Henry W. Kinney, superintendent
of public instruction, has gone to the
mainland, to secure fifty new teachers
for the 1918-1919 school term.
H. M. Blower, the principal of the
Mills school, has resigned to enlist in
the Canadian army, and sailed on the
Niagara for that purpose last week.
C. A. Broderick, formerly In the em
ploy of the Hackfeld company at Hilo,
is at the front in France with the 31st
battalion Canadian Infantry, where he
Is a lance corporal.
General Leonard A. Wood Is one of
the highest officers in rank In the
United States. His son, Otis Leonard
Wood, has been enrolled as a private
In the regular -army.
The Persia Maru, which left Hono
lulu on the 16th, took out the first
coastwise passengers which have been
permitted to leave Honolulu for the
mainland on a foreign Bhip.
Police officer Manuel Cadinha, of
Hilo, was assaulted by Jerry Delima of
Hakaiuu, while serving a warrant, and
died as a result of injuries sustained
Delima declares that Cadinha insult
ed his wife.
April 6th, the date of the first anni
versary of America's entry into the
war, has been selected by the Presi
dent and army chiefs, it is stated, for
the next call for draftees. This will,
of course, include Hawaii.
W. G. Purdy, who took the Inter-Isl
and steamer Keauhou to Manila, has
been given command of the former
German merchantman Petchachure.
He went to Bangkok to get her, and
will brhig her across the Pacific.
When Major Clark flew from Hono
lulu to Molokai, he flew over the leper
settlement, that the inmates might be
able to see the long-looked-for moku
lele. It was for them the treat of
Food Administrator Child is quoted
as saying puLlicly as he has said in
private conversation that his author
ity in the fish situation was largely
bluff; that he has been trying to get
away with it as a measure of public
Hilo people are noted for "seeing
things at night." The papers are now
saying that night watchmen on the
Kuhio wharf saw the red glow of the
volcano, reflected on the sky, though
the volcano is thirty miles away, and
far away over the shoulder of the
Jb& ANNETTE KELLERMANN P
f The greatest woman swimmer j
The human form divine born of the sunlight and the sea
General Admission 35c. Reserved Seats War Tax Paid $1.00.
Reserved Seats Now on Sale for the Tip Top at Lihue Store.
The Inter 1-ilnnd company has In
creased its freight rates from Honolu
lu to lli'o 25 rents a ton. This means
that, effective April 1, as to Hilo, at
least, on all shipments under five tons
where the freight Is now $3 a ton, the
new rate will be $3.25 per ton.
nice flour, one of the substitutes for
white flour, Is to be manufactured
on a large scale in Honolulu. The
federal food commission announces
that arrangements are being made to
secure twenty-five tons of broken rice
from the Honolulu Brewing company
for that purpose.
The Governor Is planning to with
draw the entire island of Kahoolawe
from the forest reserve and has called
a meeting of the Board of Agriculture
to consider the matter. The island
will probably be devoted to the rais
ing of goats, with a view of thus in
creasing the meat supply.
Egyptian long staple cotton has
been grown this year at Yuma with
great success. Five hundred bales of
it sold for $175,000. Long fibre cot
ton, by the way, Is in great demand
ns it Is especially useful for fabric
in automobile tires, and is being used
also to some extent for wing fabric
used In the manufacture of aeroplanes.
Two new freighters, the Eldorado
and the Silverado, will be placed on
the island run, it is stated, on the first
of June, to carry pineapples from the
Island ports to San Francisco and the
Sound. Two ships now under con
struction on the coast, also, have been
secured by Libby, McNeil and Libby,
to. carry pineapples.
Antonio Remedios and Maximo Sa
tduro. both Filipinos, were convicted
of gross cheat in J-idge Irwin's court
in Honolulu for selling Long Jo three
tins of molasses which they represent
ed as containing opium. They sold
the alleged narcotic for $390. They
were fined $390 each. It will be re
membered that a Japanese of Hilo
recently cheated a Chinese in a simi
Castle & Cooke, the Honolulu agents
of the Toyo Kisen Kaisha, received a
cablegram from the general office of
the company in Japan laBt Wednesday
announcing that the company had
been authorized to carry first-class
passengers from Honolulu to San
Francisco and vice versa. The order
went into effect immediately, and un
til further notice all T. K. K. liners
can carry paBengers to and from the
The deal whereby Maui interests
planned to purchase stock in the Hai
ku Fruit and Packing company, which
was owned by the Hawaiian Pineapple
company, has, been completed. The
9079 shares owned by the company
were purchased for $25.50 a Bhare, the
entire consideration being $231,514.50.
This probably means that the Armour
company will soon take charge of the
pineapple industry on Maui, and they
are probably planning also to secure
other pineapple canneries on the isl
ands. A Japanese caught a swordflsh thir
teen fet long, weighing 910 pounds
near the shores of 0;hu. It was sold
for thirty cents a pound as rapidly as
it could be cut up. It no doubt dress
ed 750 pounds or more, and hence
brought somewhere in, the neighbor
hood of $210. A valuable catch.
A number of the cripples on Molokai
are lamenting because their alments
prevent them from going to the front.
General John Soper has suggested
that an internment camp be estab
lished in or near Honolulu for Intern
ed Germans. He fears that when the
returns commence to come back from
France, after the American army gets
Into real action. It will cause so much
bitterness that Germans should be sent
to an Internment camp for their pro
tection from possible assault by the in
The suspension of commercial ser
vice by wireless to the mainland has
resulted in swamping the cable with
business which it cannot hanuie. Or
ders have been issued by the cable
company stating that no more mes
sages for transmission by cable to the
mainland will be received except In
case of death or other notable urgen
cy. The message must be of Buch a
nature that the urgency Is aparent
on the face of it.
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The barkentine Thrasher, under
charter to Alexander & Baldwin, has
been detained for some weeks at Port
Allen, permission to unload her cargo
of nitrate having been held up by the
government. The government needs
nitrate for the manufacture of ammu
nition, and cargoes of nitrate are al
ways likely to be held up, even while
en route. The Thrasher has recent
ly received permission to discharge
What's this we read in the cable
grams? The statement is made that
In Berlin there is a committee which
is doing good work helping represent
atives of the entente nations who
were caught In Germany when war
was declared. It is stated that there
are now 170 persons who. are receiv
ing regular money grants. The com
mittee finds employment, cares for the
wives of interned persons, and spends
from seven to eight thousand marks
a month on its work.
Teachers in the public schools are
permitted to travel on transports of
the United States under certain regu
lations. The stipulations are that the
applicant holds, and has has held for
a year, a position in the schools of
Hawaii, for one year. Application for
blanks for transportation on trans
ports must be secured by request at
the office of the Governor. Applica
cation blanks must be filed in dupli
cate. The applicant must file her
blanks in San Francisco for transpor
tation, the applicant must give her
address while on the mainland.
Steamship companies operating in
the coastwwlse trade have granted the
demands of sailors, firemen, oilers,
cooks and stewards for Increased
wages. The pay of the seamen, wa
ter tenders, oilers and firemen have
been Increased from $60 to $70 per
month, carpenters from $70 to $90,
and boatswains from $65 to $80. All
men In the steward's department have
received increases of $15 per month,
and overtime is now 60 cents per hour.
The Pacific Mail Steamship states
that this will add $250,000 to its an
nual payroll, and the Alaska Steam
ship company says it will have to pay
out $120,000 more per annum.
Eleele, Thursday, Mar. 28. Makaweli, Friday, Mar. 29. Waimea,
Tip Top, Monday, Apr. 1. Koloa, Tuesday, Apr. 2. Kilauea,
Kapaa and Kealia, Thursday, Apr. 4.
WIILLIAM FOX PRESENTS
A Daughter of the
The $1,100,000 Picture Beautiful with
Rice as n substitute has been per
mitted to be solil with flour but in
some localities this has not had the
effect of cutting down the consump
tion of flour, because the per capita
consumption of rice is four times that
of flour and many rice consumers have
developed a very stron.i; appetite for
flour which they purchase with their
rice and trade the flour to others thus
enabling them to obtain their full flour
Merchants are therefore urged to
sell substitutes other than rice with
Beginning April 15th rice will be
withdrawn from the list of substitute
permitted to be sold with flour. You
should make every endeavor to ob
tain a supply of other substitutes.
J. F. CHILI),
Food Administrator for Hawaii.
. Why Not Others?
The Kauai liquor license commis
sion has given notice that it will re
new no liquor licenses after July 1.
On that island, as on Oahu, the yearly
license expires in June.
The action of the Kauai board is
plainly based on the strides of prohi
bition sentiment and the necessities
for war-time efficiency.
Why do not the other island boards
take the same action? That would
be in line with the home-rule princi
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Job work? Yes, we do a great deal
of it, and can do a great deal, more.
You don't have to send away frani
Kauai for good job printing.
Supreme Court Judges concur in
the authority. These statements
KENNETH C. HOPPER, Agent
Subscriptions Received for Any
Let ine renew your old subscriptions.
Meiers' Coming Concert
On Thursday, April 4th, Mr. and
Mrs. Ideler of Honolulu will give a
concert at the Lihue I fall, at which
the program below wil be rendered.
Mr. Meier is a gifted violinist anil his
wife an accomplished piaui.it. Their
work is well known throughout the
Islands, and tho.'e who heard their, on
Kauai last year are enthusiastic over
the prospect of hearing them again.
Tickets will bo sold by members of
the Mokihana Club during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ideler come as guests of
the Club, and will play privately for
the members at their regular meeting
on the day preceeding the concert.
Reserve Thursday night, April 4th.
for the musical treat of the year.
1. Sonata (G minor for Piano and
Lento doloroso Allegro vivace
Allegretto tranquiMo Allegro
2. Violin Solo.
Concerto (P riiinor) . . Vieuteinps
Introduction and Cadenza
3. Piano Solos
Moto Perpetuo McDowell
4. Violin Solos
Swing Song Barnes
Zephyr (Flower-life) Huboy
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Since the Food Commissioner lower
ed the price of mullet to 20 cents a
pound, In Honolulu, there are few mul
lets in market. The wholesalers neg
lect to supply the market. Neglect la
a good word.
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Red Cross Activities
George R. Carter, former governor,
was today chosen president of the
newly organized Hawaiian Chapter of
the American Red Crot-s society, says
the Star-Pulletln of March 16. E. I).
Tenney remains president of tho Ho
nolulu branch which was formerly
the Honolulu chapter.
The selection of Mr. Carter for pres
ident took place today at a meeting
here of the delegates representing the
Honolulu, Hawaii, Maul and Kauai
branches. The other officers of the
new chapter which is composed of the
four branches, and who will be the
execute e body for the American Red
Cross society in Hawaii are:
Rev. J. Knox Bod-;, vice-president;
R. A. Cooke, treasurer; A. L. Castle,
secretary; R. C. Walker, auditor; H.
R. Macfarlaue, assistant secretary,
and II. G. Winkley, assistant auditor.
A. L. Castle was appointed chief execu
tive officer for the chapter. The
executive committee of the chapter
consists of G. R. Carter. Rev. J. Knox
Iiodell, R. A. Cooke, and A. L. Castle
exofllclo members, and three dele
gates from each branch. The Hawaii
branch is represented by Mrs. E. H.
Moses, Miss Ivy Richardson and one
other to be appointed. The Maul
branch delegates have yet to be ap
pointed. The Kauai delegates are
I Walter McBryde, Mrs. Chas. A Rice
and one other to be appointed. The
Honolulu delegates are J. R. Gait, J. '
A. Rath and E. D. Tenney.
J. R. Gait was appointed director of
civilian relief; H. W. Kinney, Prof. E.
C. Webster and Prof. A. F. Griffiths as
the schools' committee, and B. A.
Clarke as chairman, and Cecil Benny
us vice-chairman of the newly created
shipping and purchasing department.
Odice at Washington uses it ns
Saturday, Mar. 30.
Wednesday, Apr. 3.