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HAWAIIAN, GAZFTTItJ - TUESDAY. DECEMBER 11. v 1917.- SEMI-WEEKLY. .
THE HAWAIIAN GAZETTE
fcODHUCK 0. MATKESON, CDITC2
11 HOUT doubt ' the
, . . , . ce
rteck felt ..the effects of
i war factor more seriously than
the beginning vf the disorders
country. It was to have been expected that-Such
would be . the ' case when an armistice had been
arranged along great sectors of the Russian front.
It has brought home a more full realization' of the
new complications that surround IhC'AllieS, of. the
largely added difliculties which must now be over
come. " , :.
Were Russia still a factor in the great war the
Teutons would never have been able to draw
from Mother fronts the forces that were necessary
for the tremendous offensives that were launched
against, the British about Cambrai on the Western
front and the Asiago and Brenta -sectors of the
Italian fronL 7 In all three sectors " the Teutons
used vast forces of massed troops and appear - to
nave paiu no nccu w inc immense moriaiuv wnicn
their, assaults were costing them. v "(
' f Press despatches from the Italian fronts' agree
in characterizing the assaults in that , war; theater
. as the greatest effort which the Central Towers
have, exerted during any period of the war. Heavi
ly outnumbering the Allies' and with a. far greater
gun power the Austro-Germans sought to exert
those efforts to the utmost. : In sheer desperation
the Italians, at last reinforced by 'British and
French troops and guns, held their -ground and
hurled back the onrushing, grey "clad hordes'. :
l it has been like, a wild and storm tossed sea
breaking heavily against a strong sea Wall. The
' wall has been damaged in some places, it has been
somewhat weakened and a little broken in some
places, but the wall still stands
- the ea,.
,' Latest despatches from the
f the A81ag battle was virtually,
day and that the enemy has. been,
vented from breaking through in the Brenta sec
' tor'., Berlin has claimed gains and the taking of
fifteen . thousand prisoners on
. But at what a cost I Accounts
, these battles the bloodiest of the war and Italian
; - purees report the losses suffered by1 th enemy
'j' ljieheaviest sustained on any field of. the war.
And the Allies still ;tand firm and block the toad
to Venice.. As an epic this Italian stand has llora
jiai" defense pf the bridge multiplied ten thousand
times.-. ': . . ; , '.'' r- ;
. -y.ln the Cambrai sector the Germans were on the.
offensive, here also employing heavy reinforce
ments drawn from the Russian fronts.' Without
',', such reinforcements Rpprecht could . not have
held "Cambrai and with them he was able to spend
thousands upon thousands of boche lives in an
; effort to force General Byng back from the strong
position .which he and his British forces had se
cured. General Byng did withdraw his men from
tome of thtmore exposed salients and by so doing
was able to strengthen his lines, but the German
-losses on thi front would be enormous in any"
. comparison other than with the Venetian front.
Here' also has German blood been shed in vain,
and. German livea been sacrificed as few other
leaders than Kupprecht would
is a repetition of the days of
ynemin ties Uames but upon a larger scale.
On the Western front the week ends with ad
vantages lying with the Allies. ,
Not all of the Russian forces have entered upon
.an armihtice.. On the Mesopotamia front, at least,
they ar still fighting. Despatches of last week
; told of their satisfactory and valuable cooperation.
Jerusalem's recovery from the Moslems draws
i-los. VThe British press in constantly and steadi
ly and, fearing massacre and . rapine in the last
Hwra of the. Mohammedan hold on the city, the
Hebrew and Christian populations have left the
city. . Indications now are that by Christmas day
Jerusalem will.be in Christian hands.
Freight Rates and Retail
ZPrices '. ' ' ' "'
PRICES between the mainland and Honolulu
. are ' to be materially increased, perhaps
doubled, but that docs not mean and must hot
r . mean that prices of the necessities of life to the
K onsurncr are to be doubled or even largely in
"; creased. yAVI.iiffr th 'gobds are "weighty -it is to
' t,c,sxpected that the freight and a proper profit on
that freight will be charged. To do more than
" tljis wotdd be profiteering on the part of the retail
m-Mchim cud it is believed that the average Ho
nolulu businessman will not do this.
, . Atvntdiiy mainland place , ' ' particularly in' the
West, there have been numerous instances of an
' Increase in freight rates having been seized upon
, 1 by unscrupulous business men for disproportion
raises in all prices. " "Freigtitx have been in-
' created twenty' percent," the consumer is told
when,, a twenty percent addition is made to the
price demanded for the goods which he or she
' t,1Hs well, for the consumer to consider, and for
the retail merchant to know ..that the consumer is
aware of what a raise in freight rates actually
, means. Then the temptation, to profiteers will be
minimized. . " . ,
;' '-Let us assume, that freight rates are raised five
: dollars a ton.j On a sack of flour that weighs a
. hundred pounds this would mean an extra pay
, ment - by the merchant importer of twenty-five
. : cenu." Adding a twenty percent profit on thjs the
;, Increased cost to the consumer would be thirty
DECEMBER 11, 1917.
'.Entente Allies last
n , , ......... . ...... pvu vi ii v l 1 1 a . vii n mi vi
Russia ..collapse a'canned goods which weighs on, pound the i-
at any time since
of that disrupted
mean that each
one cent and a
and holds back
war zones say that
checked and pre
the Italian front
agree in' calling
l he basts on
being $15.45 as
being $21.64 against $9.50.
H that the
sacrifice them. It
last summer along
terially to the
much higher than in preavar days
ing of the situation. '""'
ana not the Wew
The answer to
to be all alike,
selves unable to
T13 ADVERTISER'S SEMI-WEEKLY
tents ami for ten pounds the increase should not
exceed three cents. And so with other food cqtri-
fnivlit it I fan It coon at U-4 . t
amounts to one-quarter xjf a tent.
lo add a cent to the price would give the mer
chant three hundred percent; profit on his" extra1
freight payment. : , ,
, With wearing apparel it is the same. ' If fclioeil
weigh iir pounds a pair, and this would certain
ly allow for the weight of the packing cased also,
t'nrre xvmild be 400 pairs of shoes to the ton. An
kdclrrt five .Hnllafa a titii- in trlU ,.,,,.1.1
w .... . i 1 1 v lawn T VU'H I . . , v ...7". 1 nH niCVIT
pair of shoes cost the .hoe dealetlSSylSSV: .. .
. A two cent rise
price would amply compensate him. "'
On a suit of clothes the added freight will be
less than five tents. : On underwear, on1 linens,
cottons, wools and . cloth ; generally the added
freight amounts to only a very small fraction of" a
cent a yard. And so we might go on through.a
long list of commodities and articles. " ' '
'Let the consumer remember that the added
freight cost oivten pounds of any goods, where
the rate has been increased five dollars, is only
two and a half cent on a single pound is only one
quarter of one cent and let the consumer make it
clear to the dealer that he knows what the In
crease is and means and there will he no undue
raising of prices with the blame placed upoit
"higher shipping . rates." , , . : '
It is probable, that this warning is unnecelssar
here in Honolulu but it does no harm to sound It.
Profiteering because of the increase in .''-freight
rates is not to be tolerated. ; ! t
Costs and the, Bpnus ;i f
GRlTICS othe amended ' bonus system an
nounced by the Hawaiian Sugar. Planters
Association on the ground that it was unjust to
the laborer. to -make the basis $85 a ton for raw
of $71 were answered before theyl
had time to voice any objection and the answer
came from the shipping board and not from the
planters. It had' been argued that it would 'be
time enough to consider higher freight costs when
they came. They have come. '.
which the bonus is figured has
been raised twenty-four dollars a ton in order to
make- the systenr one of real profit sharing and
full .burden; of increased COSte
T t n .L ' t.l.'.' '
6n the plantations. If profits go up the Jaborer' is
entitled to his' share under any proper system of
sharing of gains. ! ""
Increased cost between Honolulu . and . San
freight alone with war tax on trans
are $4.21 a ton, the new 'fig
ure being $7.21; To New York, by water all the
way, the increase is $5.95, the new rate and tax
against $9.50. But most pf the
after February is to go by steamer
to ban f rancisco and thence east by rail and we
find the cost of such sugar i increased, including
taxes, $12.14, the freight and tax
sugar companies bring in from the
be similarly increased , adding 'ma
costs of supplies which were already
In the editorials in the Japanese papers of w hich
published in 1 he Advertiser
Japanese press went on record as
and dissatisfied with the action of
lhe planters. It was. expected that they would be
for the agitation for higher plantation wages was
conducted through the press though evidently
started ky tctail merchants w ho wanted "business
as usual" in war times. In those editorials a num
ber of specious arguments arc advanced and some
of the arguments show a lack of full understand
made that Hawaiian sugar prices
York prices arc made the basis,
this is that prices from now on are
one price on the Atlantic; the Paci
fic and at Gulf ports. The sugar commissions' fix
one price for all.
So far as jdirect wages go the laborer will have
no reduction,"! . Those who participate in the bo
nuses will receive, as this year, their regular wage
with one-third of that amount added. The reduc
tion for them comes only in the final payment at
the end of the year. They would have as. much
reason to protest because the price of sugar had
been five cents a pound during the coming year
as they have to object to the raising of the mini
mum, to meet added costs. . V
One of the main points that has been raised by
the Japanese association and newspapers has been
that those who do not work the required number
of days do not participate in the bonus system.
No cut in their wages is made and they still have
the same opportunity, by working twenty. djys a
month, to secure an increase of a third in'tncir
It is to be expected that there will be disap
pointment in the fact that the. planters find them
pay at the end of next year o
urge a Donus as they pay this year but there is
satisfaction that the wage and bonus received each
month, the money on which the laborer and his
family live, has not been decreased. . ..
The usual fairness of the Japanese must be look
ed to for meeting the new conditions, a recogni
tion that the burden of the winning of the war
falls upon us all. rich and poor, employer and em
ploye, We belike the Japanese will not be fqund
v ' "'- . "'.. ?: ',,! ;:
Parker Ranch interests have peti
I In iA' tb f.moiT 'aimra wt.r ran
v........ tn9 tniirirurv evurt ivr.H rrnrnr
i i.' ... a wt i
1 whici wt dwidod rfrently ia favor of
William y. Sheldon th nlvll onnie
nmi..koa did Dot arrt yfirtrdaT.
FortHi-f Mffrinjfil of 'ttw' mmiaiiio
aafo bMa nntponml' iiAetnHrtr:
f Unglr f( WlWaia A. Brown. Cm E, ,12d
fiif antrr, irho Iff t Pohofleld Barraeka
Novrmbrr 24, hf Wn po.t.d a le
trrtfr.. .'Hit oiriptlve rd n;i he
iMiT Shd 1 tMf 'ctrited.'
' MJ. Charlfg B. ' FortiM, former ia
parjhtndcut.of public work, bow
uppooed to ho in aetty aervloo la
anc, aceordinir to latf advice reach
in Hooflalu. Jri, IVbVa ia la
Ywk.. ,,--; ' ;';
r Under the guidance of Prof. Yaughan
in'Wws)l ar making trip Into the Xoo-
urn mouaUina, on thia Inland, atudvlng
the different hiada of treea and their
troportaoeo. w ' v. '
Capt. T. 3. Green received a cable
grant, yeMerday correcting an orror
mad in the firat cable telling of hia
being eommianioned aa an army captain.
Ho la captain -la the rencrve corpa,
Bo( in the ationl Army, aa tbo Irat
enbla atated. - . . v . , , .
r' At special meeting of the trunteea
fthe Oneen'a Horoital. the remarna.
tion; of AVarner Roc hi. aa auperintendont
wan. Aeeepted,- effective when hia sue
eiaor ia appointed. Tt la puiwible a
new auperlateadent will be selected on
the mainland. Y
'' Yesterday afternoon in Charlea R,
Biihop JU11 at Pnnahou, Ellen Beach
Yaw, the celebrated soprano, entertain
ed t large Biidtenec of atudenta by aing-,
lag a.beaulifuj program, Erneat Kaai
delighted the audience with two aelef
tiona on the mandolin. ,
- Five rrgistranta under tho draft whi
cam to Honolulu from the mainlana
hav4 ben" ordered into active aervict
by Capt. F. 3. Green, draft officer, fol
lowing, examination by the I'onolul
exemption board. The men are: Dr. K
H. Angermaa, Charle Router, Set Yet
Young, Tony Aguiar and Frank Paeh
mayer.The men are to leave on tht
V The. UnlveraJty Club, which gave a
amoker recently for college. men aow
enlinted in the army, will permit en
Hated motu-Vwho . are eollego men,, to,
blTo the privilegei of. the elutt on ev
ary SatmWj evening. It haa been a-
eerfaJaed thSt there-are hboot 200 aol-
diere now! here who have college ediu
uarua nave been iaaued to
ihene-men. for these privilegea by the
The annlveriary of the death of Joae
uaai. ftiipiao patnot, will be eele
brated byiha local Tilipinoo on Decern
her. 3Vt)on of theJargeat affair f
4 Ik kill! Ma, k.' tla Vllinl-..
of HoaolnKii, At meeting held at the
rffipinq mission last night ottleera were
Innted for the 'celebration. Another
maps meeting will be held at half past
seven. oA rPeeember 13 at the Filipino
amnion- io aiaeusn rurtncr.etajle.
ONE-BIO FOR MAUI'S
' Po far as is now known, only, one
bid'waa ild for the new pustoffiee
building in Wailuku. It waa by D. C.
Lin d any, for wooden structure nest
to the present postoface, completely
furnished, with modern lock-boxes, etc.
'.It baa. been the intention of the Maui
Bank, Ltd.j to tender for the postoffiee.
They had in mind the ereeton of a new
home fori. themselves on the lot at the
corner of Main and Church Streets,
remodelling and turning over the pres
ent premises of the bank to the govern
ment for postoffiee uses. Owing to the
high, and iaereaaing, aost of material,
however, it waa deemed . buainesa wis
dom to poatpone bnilding for awhile.
-( The tender of Mr. Lindsay went to
the inspector at Honolulu. It ia as
sumed that it will have to be submit
tA" to. Washington, in which event
there will be a further delay. Maui
- - " THIRD OF A BILLION
WASHINGTON, December 8 (A
aociatcd Prese) Appropriation of
338.000,000 ia asked for the postof
fioe department. The bill waa report
ed favorably out of the house commit
tee' yesterday1.- .
;;: ASK ABOUT HAWAII
.d t J, Hfltoft, secretary of th
Hawaii tronUtion Committee, aflnoun
eef the receipt of two . letters, oue
from a louriat bureau in Fadova, Italy,
MMng. hinr" ior information on the
climate, advantages and delights of Hn
waiT, and the other trom a business
man la the Domiatean republie, inquir
ing about the beauties of the Isles oM
f'aradine 11 alt on anya that, as evi
denced by the larga number of letters
received by him from people in Hair,
Hawaii 'It beinff uiven much publicity
la, Italy.. . - - . , '
'TW0 ARE NOMINATED .
Names of two candidatca for presi
dent1 of the chamber of commerce
have been handed in by the nominating
committee. These are Walter F. Dill
ingham and C. B. Gage. No report on
nominations for directorate or other
Airs than the presidency haa yet been
V COLDS CAUSE HEADACHES
LAXATIVK BROMO JUININE rt
moves the taose. Used the world over
U car cold in on day, Tha aigoa
turn A B. W. CKOVH la on each bos.
Manufactured by tbo TARIS MEDI
'CIN C0.' 6t. Uui. V. S A.
1 i- -j
- Accompanied by Ms wife,' Albert M.
. "rwirr, vi iuiu, IB in 1DR fir. rot M
i . ;
abort iit ay
Hapervlnor Lentcr Petri tu a re
taring paen(;er from Hawaii la ha
Maana Kca yciterday. .
Dr. William H. Try of the Methodint
Epir.opal Mixtion baa returned from
ka attended atay on Hawaii.
fleorge P. teniaoa, general manager
of the Onha Railway Ind Company,
retnrnad yeaterday from a trip to Hawaii.-
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Among paanenger from thaBig T!and
yeaterday waa Joba R. Bobertion, of
the Hilo Kogar Company, who haa come
to upend a few daya In the eity.
Henry A. Oilei, who waa operated
two weeka ago at the Queen 'a Hoapital,
returned, to hia home, Kinu Street,
yeaterday afternoon. Hia 1 eonvalea
eing nicely, and eipecta to b out abort-
xabeth Iialoha Ka
and Abraham K. tot a, both members
or tbe Young People 'a League, will be
married by Rev. , Akaiko Akana on
Wedneaday. evening at .; Kaumakapili
Harry K. Kapule, an old kamaoina
of VVaikikt, and now a resident of Kai
niukl, announces the engagement of bis
daughter, Isabel Kahana to Alfred
Williams, both of Kaimuki. The wed
ding will .ake place on February 4.
TOBACCO MEN HAD
TO RAISE PRICES
Such Is Statement of Julius Un
Oer, Who Says Several Reasons
Made Increase Necessary
For several yeara the tobacco man"
ufacturera have been absorbing the in
creased cost of ' production without
raising tha prices of their produrtsbut
tbe entry of the United Statea into the
war with increased taxes, or war taxes
above' the' former taxes, the rapid in
crease in costs for material And labor,
was one ot tne causes for the raise in
man prices to consumers for rigara
and cigarettes' said Julius Ungcr,
nannger or itunsi m VO, yesterday.
"Take our own great manufacture
concern, for instance. We have ha
strikes and labor troubles, as other
concerns in and out of the eisar trade
nave naa. these nave caused an in
crease in tbe cost of production. Bigirer
wagea have had to be paid, and yet the
old standardized prices were retained,
and were retained as-long as possible.
. "Even when the cost of production
ana me price or retailers began to get
perilously clone, our firm decided to re
tain the rate, for the five-cent cigar,
aad prepared an advertisement But
there we ran .up against other' manufac
turers who found it absolutely neces
sary to raise. Our ad was not run as
an- ad but severely commented on in
the' trade journals. That cigar ' was
raised to six cents, and no more profit
ia obtained from it than before, for the
costa have had plus items added, con
sisting rf Increased taxation aud cost
of labor. ' '.'
'Here's another feature. Tbe to
bacco crops of Cuba are not being
maintained. Vast acreages are being
developed into sugar caue plautations,
for sugar grows easilv in Cuba and the
profits are greater. That once wonder
ful source of supply is becoming leas
and less a factor. Only the other day
two buyers for one of the biggest man
ufactories of cigars passed through Ho
nolulu on their way to Manila to get
hold of tobacco. Imagine going eight
thousand miles to secure crops, when
in former times they had to go but a
few hundred miles.
"Of course, when cougress an
nounced . its war tax .bill and every
vlnsa of business began to be anxious
as to its provisions, aluar firms aa well
as other kinds of firms begin to recnt
alog their wares. Then when the taxes
were announced, and the knowledge
was at hand of the Smaller amount of
tobacco to be obtained from Cuba, and
increased cost of production, and IKrge
numbers of our men being drafted for
military service, some of the dealers
became a bit hvsterieal and in read
justing prices to meet new conditions,
raised their prices a bit too high, aud
these have since been lowered.
BOY FALLS FROM WAGON
AND ARM IS FRACTURED
William Fernandez, an eight-year-old
Portuguese boy, fell from milk wagon
n which be was riding In Kalihl yes
terday afternoon and sustained a frac
ture of tbe left arm, just above the
elbow, and bad bruisoa on tbo left aide
of bis fare. 'Ho serious was-the frac
ture that Dr. B. O. Ayer administered
an anesthetic before placing tbe In
jured ! member in a metal splint. He
sent the child home at ten-thirty and
the arm will probably be placed in a
cast in a couple of daya.
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Rr Mr. Mauna Kea. Dweniuer 8.
FltOM HAWAII Mrs.' F. A. Hawkins.
i Ikla. MaHter Takacblla. Mr. and Mm.
II. I.. Hauera and child. MIsn Farrell. Mr.
and Mrs. A. M. WebHter. J.-Harlwur. T.
Tetania. Aa Chan. Capt. Mra. J. H. BU-
iiiim. Mrs. Kuhota. J. K. KolteniMin, . K.
JameM. ('. KllJII. K. K. Haniwn, Ieoler He
trl, Oeurge P. IlannUon. lra. ). t'odmore,
lr. W. K. Kramer. A. P. Hcott, M. I..
Nelaon. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Tobler. Mat
Hiimolo, '. A. Haaxtt. Mrs. Barilla an4
Infant, llnrr Omiaubo. Frank K. Itot-lia.
Jowpli lanul. Mr. and Mrs. M. Marlins
and I a roe blldrtn. M. IVrrolm. t'barles
Horawvlt, Krunk Ouiterro 8r.. Frank Out
terro Jr., Ah kul. lir. and Mrs. J. Munis
snd two rhlldren. Mrs. Annie Arthur.
FltOM MAI I 11. P. Hob. Maater Kam.
K. N. HutchlnMin. C. V. Drake. A. Harder,
lleorxe K. Hitmen, Mr. and Mrs. E. I'ahral.
Herat, and lr. Hrown. A. H. I.exguK. Tera
inoto. A. H. Hcrward. Dr. W. H. Fry.
I. B. Maconai'lila. Mlsa I. WolehiiiiH,.
Idwit. Ilulph B. Walker, Lieut. Frank Luf
kin. K. W. (JbriMtuiaa. Mr. und Mrs. t'edrn.
Mr. Urecorln. Frank I'crrvlra. Mr. Oraco.
PA88ENOES8 UEFABTEO .
Wf str. t'laudliM for Maul. Iim-embar T
lra. . P. ZahrUkU, Otto Ova, Norman
Om. MaHter Tracer, K. W. Fox, K. M.
Hniltb, i'aptaln Lcavltt. William Cooke.
' liun l.ln Ham. H. Nllaon, C. Hvbywalar, O.
W Jolmmtu, Alf Olwtu, R. Koiiulug, P.
Hrnkl, Iran Johnson. A. L. f'axtla, Mr.
Vulll, A. Valruilne . Mr. I'anballow. Mrs.
J II. Pratt. V. Tln. Mannttl Co.la, Mr.
Mnnial. H. Furuabliua. H. M. illtl. C.
' H-k4tt. Usrvejr Cornwall, Mr. , aud Mrs.
Akaiukbl. ., ' . . ,' .-. .'
COLOU GETS TEH
MS TO ANSWER
Must File Formal Reply In Court
To Charges Made Against
'His Trusteeship ;
John F. Colburn, whose trusteeship
in the matter of the estate of David
Kalakaua Kawananakoa and Helen LI
liuokalant Kawananakoa was attacked
about the time that his name figured
la tbe preliminary contest over the
Queen's will, waa given ten days, in
a court order filed yesterday to answer
charges set forth in Wie document filed
by the maater, C. 8. Davis, November
22 last. : " " "
Tbe minor children for whom Col
burn has been . acting aa trnstee are
children or the late Prince David Ka
wananakoa, brother of Prince Kuhlo
in the recent report of the master
which is an amended report, Colburn 'a
removal is recommended. A further
recommendation made is that, he 'be
ordered by the- court to make" a full
accounting of all matters pertaining
to the property which haa been tin
der hia control for a long term of years
and a particular recommendation aska
far an accounting of an apparent die
erepency in the records of the proper
ty amounting to about 410.000.
Aa allegation of the amended report
la that Colburn haa neglected to file
bond of $1000 he wns ordered by the
court to give some time ago. The
court Is urged to appoint some reepon
aible person or preferably a trust com
pany to succeed to the trusteeship.
It is stated that he should be chars'.
cd some 37,200, less certain eommia-
aiona which h maw fflalna a
and it N alleged that records of the
estate show that he has but $26,650
ia tnis connection the amended re
port says:. .
"The trustee -has in no way shown
that he has in his possession or eontrol
any further sum than tbe said sum of
jii,oo(). tie should bo required i to
promptly account for the difference be
tween the said 20,650 and the $37,290
(less whatever commissions the' court
allows him, which will be some $10,000.
The trustee haa not in-nnir wnv shown
that he has this amount or any amount
approximating it on hand. .or under his
: -f - ' '
v onawaajwassMain ' - C , ',',' -
Former Resident of Honolulu Is
Chief Executive of .Manila
Sugar: Corporatioa ;
Arrangements have been made for
issuance of 3,000,000 pesos of bonds for
the Ulndoro Sugar Company, of 'Ma
nila, a corporation? whose chief '-.eg.
ecutlve is George H. Falrchitd, "former
ly a Honolulu man, according to re
cent- Issue of tho . Manila' - bulletin.
The article reads: .
"Arrangements were completed last
week whereby the Philippine Trust
Company and the t'aion Guarantee
Company, Ltd., a subsidiary eoroora
tion of the I'niou Insurance Society of
(.anion, itd., will underwrite the no
tation of an issue of bonds to finance
the operations of the newly organ Wed
Mindoro Sugar Company under the so
called Fairchild franchise in Mindoro.
The Fairchiid corporation, will issue
3,000,000 pesos in bonds which ore to
be taken up in equal shares by the
local trust company and the Union
"This deal provides the financial
sinews for the carrvinu out of the
plan involved in the granting pf n
franchise by the last legislature to
George H. Fairchiid and his associates
in the biz sugar operations at San
Jose, Mindoro. I'udcr tbe terms of
that franchise the new corporation
oruahi7.ed by Mr. Fairchiid was au
thorized to buy the 55,000 acres of land
held by Memm. Havemever and Welch
or icw rork.
"The Fairchiid plan provides for
the sale of small unreels of suirnr ha
cicudas to an approved class of agri-f
cimuriHts tu whom the eompany will
eziena nnancial assistance. Already
some thirty percent of the land has
been disposed of under sale agreements
ana mere are manv applicants for oth
er parcels. The Mindoro Huirar Com
pany, which also 'operates tbe sugar
mill, will handle all the cane' of the
hacenderos. The new corporation will
increase the capacity of ita sugar fac
tory, or erect another, eiteud ita irri
gation, drainage and railway systems
aa rapidly aa possible, and be prepared
0 every way to. render nnaarial asrJnt,
anee to tbe purchasers of Its Until U
raise cane, rive, cocoanuta and other
products." . ,
EXPLOSIVES IN STORAGE .
An inventory of explosives stored
in the Territory taken in ylew of the
great' Halifax disaster shows that jon
December 1 the stores at the Terri
torial powdor magazine amounted to
1)7,300 pounds giant powdwrj 13,700
pounds of black blasting powdor and
4283 pouuds of rice bird powder. Ex
ploitive held in the magazine at Hilo
on Pecember 0 included 500 pounds of
dynamite and 5000 pounds of black
powder. I'udcr the law individuals or
firms possessing large quantities of
explosives must store them In govern
' A GERM DESTBOYER '
There is no daugi
lock jaw or blood
is no dauger whatever.
blood poison rosultina
from a wound when ,- Chamberlain '
Pain Halm Is promptly applied, it is
an autiseptie and destroy the germs
which cuuse these diseases. - It also
causes wounds to heal without matura
tion aud in ooo third the time required
by the usual treatment. For sale by
all dealers. Heuson, Smith tt Co., Ltd.,
Agts. for Hawaii.- Advertisement.
SAY THE WOiViEN
It Saves Sugar For Our Allies
and Carries Out the Slogan
"Use Home Products"; '
Island honey is now in the market,
and .the' suggestion ia made by the
women of the subcommittee that it
might be used In tho making of can
dies at home. "Thia home-made candy
can be 'used to take tbe place of the Im
ported' Variety thus fulfilling a doubla
fbtriotfe duty (by 'Using borne product
and catting down on augar.
A generous-hearted Frenchman one
came to tbe aid of tht American colo
nies so effectively that at Torktown
tha French soldiers outnumbered thii
Americans. Todnv'the land of Lafa.
yette ia asking of, America 100,000 tons
of sugar ty 'relieve her distress. Wo
ran but share our abundance with our
Allies of yesterday and today. "'
Americans consume migar at the rats
of nearlv eight pounds pet, month per
person, Tho French, have been on aa al
lowance of. feM, than' two pounds a
month and must noon go' without alto-
Mother., if are An nnft hnlrt. , . :
n -, -t - - - -f ...
..This offering may.be made without
saer'llee. for there M nlantv nf !.
for us other than the cane and beet
sugar that the Allies must have. In
fact, we can eat all tho candies wa
want with a clear conscience if we eat
candies made front honey, maple su
gar, molasses, popcorn, . puffed rice,
frnits, nuts, -raisins and chocolates.
These -are called war eandies, and a
number of - recipe for tbeir manufae
tur have been handed in by the wom
en 'a committee which arn printed here
for the nse of patriotie eaady maker.
Some recipes for eookiea have been in
cluded. ' ' , .
'4 lb dried peaches or apricots '
Tb prunes or figl J
"'. l Tft raisins . . . '
1Tb figs or prunes
J4 to e. honey .'
1 e. chopped nut meats.
Put fruit through meat grinder, mix
and knead with honey and nuts. Pack
on greased pan. cut in square aad roll
in cornstarch or sugar.'.
Ooeon Fruit Ban ,
. 2 e. Karo syrrjp or half honey
. 1 tin, vanilla or rir.nimoa.
y lb cocoa '
' lb chopped blanched almonds
v 2 lb figs , -
'Cook honey and chocolate to hard
ball (240 Fahr.). Add other Inere-
dients, spread on' greased tin, cut in
liars and roll In oornstarch.
Potato Honeg Onndy
3 lbs figa .
2 Tba peaches
79 iu. aucuii
S e. mashed potatoes "
3 e. nut meats, chopped
S e. honey j , . .
Put fruit throuch the meat erinder.
add mashed potato to honey, then add
greased tins. , When cold eut in bar
and roll in cornstarch or granulate!
Honey Brtttla .
j c. jro syrup or nan noney .
Vt Tb peanuta
Cook honet to crack test, (200
Fahr.). Grease a paa, cover the bottom
with chopped peanuta and pour the
syrup over them. Mark - before the
candy ia quite cold. Instead of pea-
bui, uw viupi uui 11 14 l . i iun, vi ,
... . ...A -n. . 9 . na
raisins and V ounce of chocolate.
ruum nut ctora
.1 e. Karo syrup or half honey
'4 pkg. puffed rice (dry and crisp)
Boil honey to bard ball test. Stir in
riee, press on ffreosed pan and cut in lo
bars while warm, or with greased handi
roll into balls, i'opeora may be use I
instead of riee.
Bran Drop Cookies
3 tbsp. fat
Vt . honey S
Vi tap. aod I
tap. powdered aniseed
V e. flour:'' ajm
1 e. bran
Rub .together the fat an honey, add
Rg. -unbeaten .and beat mixture well.
Combihe'all .ingredients, drop from tea
spoon onto i battered pan and bake in
a moderate oven.
Honey GtngTnpa .
Mix 1 e. honey with
1 gg, well beaten
Add 1. c, wheat flour, .
- 1 e. soybean flour or other
wheat' flour substitute.
2 tsp.. baking powder
1 '4 tsp. eineer . n
'itsp. mace ,
1 e. white flour '
Pour onto' a floured board, roll thin,
cut, put on a greased tin aud bake in a
u eitronji-"f ; ,.i.' lie ii
" f4 Tt)' eandtd arange peel. .
Chop fruit fine eovee with hot honey
and let stand till cool. -
H-lb-flgs put through meat grinder
K tsp. salt.
Mix and sift 1 e. wheat flourwlth
1 e. of rice, corn, or barley flour. Btir
and .knead fleyr into, the mixture until
It 'can be managed on the board, roll
thin, eut in fancy shapes, aad bake in
a hot oven... .-
Oatmeal Eocki ; 1 r ' -
'4 ,c. melted fat '
1 e. honey . , , . j. ( . ' "
'i tsp. salt ' ' I 'IO '
1 egg. . . ''."
'.' e. wheat flour
M tsp. cloves '
1 tsp, cinnamon
" tan. bakinir nnwil.
5 e. rolled oats .
Vi C. seedless raisins
Mix first' four Ingredients, then add
mixture of .dry Intrredients and raisins.''
urop onto greased tins and bake in not .
oven. . . -mm
OIL STRIKERS RETURN
HOl'STOV. Texas. December 1
(Ansoeiated Preaal The oil strike In
this district, affeetluif 8000 men. haa
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