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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, OCT. 28. 1919
- From the Other Islands -
Minimum wage of $3 a day, elimina
tion of the present bonus system and
shorter hours will be the demands the
Japanese plantation workers on the
island of Hawaii will present to the
sugar planters when the annual con
vention of the Hawaii Sugar Planters'
Association is held here In December,
it was decided by a joint meeting of
the Japanese Young Men's Associa
tions of the Hamakua, Hilo and Puna
districts of the Big Island Sunday at
Hilo, according to a message receiv
ed by the Nippu Jiji, Oct. 21.
More than 80 delegates, represent
ing more than 30 of the voting men's
associations of Hawaii were present
at the meeting, the Jiji's report adds.
The deliberation lasted from 9 o'clock
a. m. to 4 o'clock p. m. before resolu
tions embodying the demands were
As the first Btep to bring the higher
wage movement to a successful termi
nation, a Japanese labor union will be
formed on each of the plantations
throughout the Islands, it was decid
ed. The editors of the Japanese pa
pers in Hilo, the Jiji's despatch says,
will start on a tour of speech-making
to urge the Japanese laborers to take
immediate action. Advertiser.
Sale of Bonds Assured
Obtaining a premium of nearly three
percent. Territorial Treasurer Delbert
E. Metzger, in New York, has dispos
ed vof Hawaii's $1,500,000 bond issue
for $1,542,210, or $1023.14 per $1000
Bids were opened in New York yes
terday. Governor Charles J. McCarthy
received the cabled Information from
Treasurer Metzger at 1:45 o'clock
"I am very much pleased," said the
Governor. "It looks as if Metzger
will be able to go East again, to take
up the second Instalment, in January."
Treasurer Metzger's message to the
"Eight bids. Six above par. Na
tional City Bank and associates, best
at $1,542,210. Waiting Honolulu re
sults." Governor McCarthy at once cabled
Metzger approving the bid and con
gratulating the treasurer on his suc
cess. The issue of bonds just sold will be
used for the following purposes: Pier
2, $270,000 (bids to be opened Thurs
day); dredging Honolulu harbor,' $50,
000; Pier 15-A, $45,000; Waimanalo
wharf, $10,000; purchase of Robinson
property on waterfront, $452,286; pur
chase of Allen Property on waterfront,
$139,492; purchase of Oahu railway
property, $25,000; purchase of Bishop
estate property, Kewalo basin, $125,
000; Oahu prison Irrigation system,
$3600; extension of the division of
plant Inspection, $9500.
Concrete bridges, Hawaii, $125,000;
Keamoku road construction, Hawaii,
$75,000;lHilo memorial hospital, $150,
000; Kula, Maui, pipe line, $12,500;
Governor McCarthy wirelessed the
Hawaii county supervisors yesterday
afternoon to the effect that $5000
would be allowed at once, from the
loan fund, for plans and specifications
In connection with the $125,000 Item
for concrete bridges for the Big Isl
Engineers Get Increased Pay
Engineers of the Inter-Island com
pany's steamers will be granted heavy
increases in pay as a result of the re
quest of the Marine Engineers' Bene
ficial Association, Local No. 100, made
to the company last week. It was an
nounced Monday that the company
has informed the engineer force that
Increases of pay had been granted. In
the case of chief engineers of the com
pany's largest steamers the Increase
will be one-third.
In future the pay of chief engineers
of the Mauna Kea and Kilauca will be
$305 a month instead of $215. In the
case of chief and assisted engineer on
the other steamers the increase will
be based on a schedule approved by
the U. S. Shipping Board and Marine
Engineers' Beneficial Association of
America, for vessels of the steam
schooner class, under which classifi
cation the local union has agreed to
place all the company's' vesscl3 ex
cept the Mauna Kea and Kilauea,
which come under class E, single
screw vessels of below 5000 tons.
Filipino Washed From
Rocks; Sharks Eat Him
Constancio Rosalis, a Filipino, was
drowned at Ookala Friday afternoon
at 2 o'clock while fishing from the
rocks of the beach, with two com
panions of hid own race. Acting as
coroner, Police Captain Moore re
turned a verdict of accidental death
His two companions report that
Rosalis ventured too far out on the
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There Are Xone lletter-
rocks seeking oplhis. An extra large
wave washed him off. He attempted
to save himself by swimming, but
after about five minutes of struggling
in the turbulent surf, he went down.
He came up three times and then
disappeared. His companions hur
ried to Laupahoehoe and led the
police party to the scene.
The body was discovered at about
5 o'clock p. m. lodged In a pool at
the foot of a high pall near the Hama-kua-North
Hilo boundary line. Cap
tain Moore considered it unsafe to
attempt a descent at that tlrrie and
decided to leave the body until morn
ing. A vlst to the sport then re
vealed othlng but a few sharks
cruising lazily about the vicinity.
Tribune, Oct. 19.
To Return Early in November
Princess J. K. Kalanianaole received
a letter by the Ventura from her hus
band, Delegate J. K. Kalanianaole,
dated at Washington October 8, stat
ing that the latter was in a hospital
suffering from an severe attack of in
flammatory rheumatism, says the Star
Bulletin of the 23rd inst.
Wednesday a cablegram was receiv
ed by the princess from the delegate
stating that he had arrived in San
Francisco and had secured reserva
tions on the Manoa, due here Novem
It is the intention of the delegate
to return to Washington with the
commission headed by Governor C.
J. McCarthy early in January.
Woman Shot by Husband
Mrs. Alice Olepau, who was shot
twice by her husband, Joseph Olepau,
at their home on Kapahulu road sev
eral weeks ago, has completely recov
ered from her wounds, says the Star
Bulletin. Olepau killed himself after mortally
wounding his aunt, Mrs. Nahuine Apa.
He had become estranged from his
wife and in a fit of rage fired four
shots at his wife, his aunt and himself.
The tragedy created considerable ex
citement at the time.
EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION .
IN NEED OF MORE FUNDS
An appeal for more funds to finance
the increasing work of the organiza
tion is being sent out by the Hawaiian
Evangelical association. During the
past year more missionaries have
been added to the force already In
the islands, as well as a traveling ex
pert on Sunday schools. It will be
necessary to raise $15,000 to meet the
deficit of last year and carry on the
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DOR.OTUY DAL TOM
; The Lady of Red Butte"
It's a deuce. ( a fix to l.e in. i -n't it to mistake a man's wife for his daughter and make love to
her before his very nose?
Tenth Chapter of "The Brass Bullet"
Weekly News Up to Date
"THE LAW OF MEN"
She needed the money and a profligate, a trap, the lives of three nien
Oh, you'll remember.
Ford weekly Educational Film Most Up-To-Date
The appeal for funds Is signed by
W. P. Frear, chairman of the ways
and means committee, J. P. Erdman,
chairman of the secretarial council,
and Theodore Richards, treasurer.
FAMOUS DETECTIVE IN FICTION,
STONE SEEN IN "VICKY VAN"
Who. hat loves a detective story, is
unfamilar with that famous character
created by Carolyn Wells, the Amer
ican Sherlock Holmes, and hero of
many of her novels Stone. He will
be seen In the flesh in "Vicky Van."
Paramount's screen version of one of
Miss Well's latest novels, in which
beautiful Ethel Clayton is the star,
and which will be shown at the Tip
J Top theatre next Saturday,
i Ethel Clayton will be seen in the
i name par, a sort of dual role. She
j Is in reality Ruth Schuyler, wife of
I a wealthy man old enough to be her
i father. With a legacy of her own, to
'escape the hateful monotony of her
I married life, she assumes a different
I name. "Victoria Pan Allen" and
I disguising herself, holds weekly bohe
mian parties in an adjoining house
j she has purchased. Her husband
discovers the game and abuses her.
Ho is later found dead there enterB
the mystery and the detective who
TIP TOP THEATRE
"Caught in the Act"
A Comedy of a Society Hud's I.nve Adventures.
4th Chapter of PEARL WHITE
Weekly News Up to Date
"RUSTLING A BRIDE"
A charming ond highly interesting Western photoplay.
ALSO 5th Episode of "THE HAND OF VENGEANCE"
Weekly News Up to Date
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31
"The Lady of Red Butte"
A delightful story of the romantic West, affording the star?
one of the most pietuicsque
Two Reels Comedy Screen
Weekly News Up-To-Date
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2
solves the problem frees the young
widow from suspicion.
"Vicky Van" is a modern detective
story with all the attendant thrills of
a narrative of that description. It will
appeal to ell who like a romance with
a touch of mystery and much suspense.
Miss Clayton Is ably supported by a
fine cast and the direction by Robert
G. Vlgnola, is said to be highly artis
tic. One of the daintiest packages ever
wrapped by the hand of nature Is the
Litchi. We speak of it as a nut, but
it is no more a nut than the peach or
the apricot Is a nut. Most of us know
it only in the dried state, which of
course doesn't do it justice, any more
than dried apples or dried peaches.
It is a native or Southern China, but
will grow in almost any subtropical
Our Chinese friends introduced it
into Hawaii years ago, and there are
occasional trees to be found wherever
these people have livid. There are
Beveral bearing trees in the neighbor
hood of Lihue, some specially fine
ones at Kapaia in connection with
the Chinese Joss house there.
The translucent white flesh of the
fruit is juicy, inuaty. and of delicious
subacid flavor, somewhat suggesting
the muscat grape. Because of its
roles of her screen career.
protecting outer hull it keeps well
and can be shipped long distances. It
deserves much larger recognition at
our hands than it has received.
Every garden should have at least
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