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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE. FRIDAY. DECEMBER- 14, 1017. smI-WF-ERLY. y-T-
THE HAWAIIAN GAZETTE
kCSOUttO. MATCtSON, DITC3l
The Death Wriggle
'YYHO put the skids
-YV , guard ?; - :
Tills." tiriie it; is Govertiof
- ',11 ijuestion and who likewise
it,' taking advantage of. A..L. Castk s visit to Ka
uaf on "Red Cross work and the absence from the
city of all bur One' member of the food commis
ion to inform the public, by inference that it
wa Mr. sUVho'id the deed. ;"
The Governor publishes a copy of a letter sent
by' Mr Castle to' the Delegate, as attorney for the
territorial food commission, and various other cor
respondence, including some of his avn misin
. formative cables,' but the "expose" lacks one vital
document Thai is a letter sent to the Governor,
or to the office of the adjutant general, by General
Mann, yi charge of the bureau of rhilitia affairs at
Washington!- In this letter," which the Governor
' does not publish, it is specifically and ' explicitly
stated that the main reason which determined the
bureau not to mobilize the national guard of Ha-
- waii was the cabled request of Governor Pinkham
to Secretary Lane that army transports be used
td bring two thousand Filipino laborers to Hawaii.
' - That letter is on an official file In Honolulu,
easily available to the Governor, The fact that it
was carefully excluded from the record made pub
lic by Finkham yesterday and' the further fact
that the cable to which it refers reached Wash-
. ingtori ahead of any, other . communication deaW
ing with the guard and the labor situation ought
to be illuminating.
uc illuminating. 1 I T 1
Pinkham'a statement . yesterday, says that on . KsOTlSeiTVITlQ J-iCLOOT
iijr iv lie knew uicic was
-- i . - -
, of. labor," buj on May 12, just
cabled jto the war,, department
' Lane,- his endorsement of the
. ' 1 . . . J 1 . 1 T - ! .
i transports to onng to uawau two inousana more
I Filipino laborers I ;v .-
! , Nq wonder Governor Pinkham arrives at the
conclusion that "the public can now form its own
i judgement s to how and by whom the National
Guard of Hawaii has been prevented in its aspira
, tlons to; serve its country." ;''
Even with the suppression of vital facts and the
perversion ' of others, the Governor cannot slide
' from under, nor saddle the responsibility of the
' national guard fiasco upon anyone but himself.
, , It . was his cable to Washington regarding the
urgency for transportation to Hawaii of Filipino
laborers that knifed the national guard, and he has
,(i thejproof d jt in his own hands, -The fact that a
part of his motive was to make trouble in a busi
ness way for Clinton J. Hutchins, an open candi-
i date against him for the governorship, doe not
make his action in the matter any the more sav-
'" cry, either. ': ' ' L
;-'V:. .'...
TheJextDraf
'T'HE Chronicles, the organ of Wall Street and
. ,1Xtthe combined financial and commercial in-
terests pf j;he country, declares in a recent issue
thatr the greatest question now confronting the
American people is, how and where are we going
.' to get enough agricultural laborers during 1918.
;" . The military, financial and transportation prob-
lems are being solved. When jt comes to raising
an'arniy, arming it, and training two million men
in the art and science of modern warfare, there
1 no1 lack of wiling helpers,' civilian and govern
mentaL. The heart of Jhe Nation throbs in unison
io( Willing and loyal endeavor, for it has become
sT personal matter with all our people that each
. .' and every American shall help to win the war.
v-J(f the administration expresses a need, congress
hastens to satisfy it. If money is asked, casa is
forthcoming; if men, every home offers its best.
If the dictum comes that we must save, or go
without, rich and poor, high and low, bend their
7 every effort towards consummation of the desired
. end.-;-"
But aving and personal sacrifice alone are not
i goin to win the war. They are going to help
j tide over the next, and crucial, year of this world
struggle,, but if the United States is to do all that
theVorld expects of it, next year must be marked
' by the most tremendous agricultural production
in all history,'
"l -fit have1 Vich' lands', 'all the capital necessary to
finance the farmer, tools, implements, live-stock
i and machinery, but where and how are we going
to get the laborers?
.. .To solve this question and do it in time, con
gress is going to be asked to authorize an agricul
tural draft based on a census of men and women
whose "services can best be devoted to work, on
the iarms, vThe same machinery devised lor list
ing the fighting men of the nation can be einploy-
"; fd'.for it. has been perfected in high degree since
the first great' dra'ft of last June.
Here is needful work where tvery hand can be
employed, and. where there need be no physical
i'xaminations, no pleas for exemption from service.
jQuestions of nationality need not be considered
jpr it jnay.be taken for granted that any citizen
j of ' foreign ntvon living here has chosen his
domicile of his own free will, and must see the
. justice Of doing all he can to help the land of his
adoption :
j. To . win the, war, td make our own land and
'rvery other "safe' for democracy," America must
; feed the world, now, in 1918, and until military
. autocracy ceases to be a controlling factor in any
lend. - Here is a niche that any man can fill, help
ing to feed 'the anjies of democracy.
FRIDAY MORNING,
DECEMBER 14, 1917. '
under the national
,;v y-
Finkham who raises
A torial bonds
be set aside
attempts to answer
mencement of
of the Oahu
cent.
Such is the
treasurer. It
loan. .
It ought to
financiers in
. There is no
for the proper
ed; if we do
bumps and offer
sity of a well
make our money
no yicscm Miuriagc
a. t .
two days later, he
a. out change
through Secretary
plan to use army
. 1
manufacture of
jewelry, and
continued until
laborers they
essential industries.
much to solve the labor problem.
. . I -1
Business Is Better
NQUIRY at
are getting the
the purchase of
Honolulu has
benefit which
tion is in force
demonstrated
Now Honolulu
Dense, dark
THE ADVERTISER'S SEMI-WEEKLY
Money's Time To Talk
F one half the amotint be subscribed for tcrri
at 98.04, half a million dollars will
from the Loan Fund for the com
work upon the Koolaupoko section
belt road. The bonds pay four per
, '
announcement ' of the territorial
is in line with the policy that has
been adopted following the failure to float the re
cently authorized territorial loan, that of requir
ing those counties directly interested in certain
public works to take up through their citizens
bonds to a sufficient amount to carry through the
contracts. This time it is the citizens of Oahu
who must finance this section of the government
- '' :
be easily possible to place the de
tired amount. The bonds form a good investment
and we have the . money, as evidenced by the
numerous "foreign investments" by our local
Utah, Nevada and California. '
question concernfhg the necessity
rebuilding of the Koolaupoko road
The question now seems to be whether we want
the road enough to invest a quarter of a million
in it at four percent. If we do, work can be start
hot, we can continue to bump the
our apologies to tourists.
We have talked for years concerning the neces
built belt road. Now is the time to
talk, if we wish to be heard.
r 7 HE mainland labo shortage continues with-
and Ways and means ot improv
ing the situation .are being discussed. The nation
is facing war conditions in grave earnest. One
suggestion recently advanced has been that the
pleasure automobiles, furniture
the finer classes of clothing be dis
after the war, in order that the
employ may be transferred to the
Another suggestion is that during the war the
labor-day be lengthened. It is pointed out that
men ought to do more work in the course of every
twenty-four hours, rather than less. The resump
tion of the ten-hour and twelve-hour days, volun
tarily, as a measure of war economy would do
the various stores in Honolulu to-
M. day will result in an almost unanimous expres
sion of opinion that the ' soldier trade has grown
greatly during the past few months. Further in
quiry will reveal the fact that the recent growth
began shortly after the passage of the Army Bill,
which made it illegal to sell intoxicants to men
in the uniform of the army or navy. Partial pro
hibition has done it. The legitimate businesses
surplus which formerly went to
booze.
only been getting a portion of the
other places where general prohibi
have bii getting. The restric
tions which have been placed upon a portion' of
the community have made better business. If the
prohibition had been more general, business would
have been that much better. If the prohibition
had been absolute, business would have been bet
ter still.
Prohibition helps business. That has been
time after time and in city after city.
has had a little lesson along this
line and the effect ought to be felt when Honolulu
I usiness men have their next opportunity to vote
on the question of prohibition for Hawaii.
,
silence descended over the Capitol
yesterday in regard to the official letter on file
there explaining who prevented the mobilization
of the National Guard of Hawaii. That letter was
written by General Mann, in charge tf tht bureau
of militia affairs at Washington, giving all the
reasons why the uard was not called and stating
that these reasons were all regarded as having
some substance in view -of the previously cabled
request of the Governor that army transports be
used to carry Filipino laborers to the Islands. Why
do we not have that letter published in full? Only
because it puts the blame where it belongs. That's
all.
'
.' T:',r
Wisconsin will soon have a chance to place it
self on record on war questions. A special elec
tion is to be held to select a successor to the late
Senator Paul O. i lusting, accidentally shot and
killed last October. Will the voters' of the State
repudiate LaFollettism by electing a patriot, or
will they-send to Washington another of his ilk?
Secretary Lane states that he is too busy now
to take up the matter of the governorship of Ha
waii, which is a pretty direct way of saying that
a change has to be made and will be male at the
first opportunity. Hawaii will know the name of
the next Governor by about the middle of January.
Maine sardine packers entered into a voluntary
agreement, with the food administration whereby
they materially reduced the price of their sardine
pack. It's a long way from Hawaii to Maine.
BREVITIES y
' O. H. tttittnlpb, long ft member of
h rbarolMtr i ommrrrt, prAt
M rfi(inUo to ibut boOjr ywter
day, effective' Dwembor 31."n
' T. LConkUng anaouttctd yeikay
tbnt'tif find tetSxt,troMltiiTttU
tory 1M,000 the- tity 't iitittf, from
the rXpnt pTOjwrjr'tSt" pfctd ftt
the local territorial tux office. ;
Capt. C.' H. Rice, V. St, A., Flml to
fa a try, baa reeelved ' inntnietlontf to
pron4 y the mainland for amrignaieiit
to datr. He fca been ' ittatloaed at
rVhoSeid . Barraeka vf op the pant , two
The 'llawaiiaa -KngiDeeriDg Aaaocla
tioa will Inert this evening at the Li
brary of Hawaii, at eight o'clock. f.
B. Caiwoa will read a paper n tVe acw
noallpg pint of the Jntrlland company-.
All intereated are invited to b
preaent. v
' Three Internee at the Queen 'a Hon
pifal .have been called into government
work, leaving the administration of
the hoepital in the haiUe of only the
etiierintendent and corps ; of nuraen.
The trustee have brought this fact to
to the. attention of the Hawaii Medi
cal Society, and asked for SJwintanee.
' Leonard AVithington, soft of Judge
D. L. Withlngtoa, who has been visit
ing his 'parents fdr several weeks, de
parted on Monday for San Francisco
en route to Han Antonio, for duty,. He
was drafted in New England and came
to Honolulu to await the call to ac
tive service. He Is assigned to the
aeronautical division of. the signal
corps of the national army. .
, A beautiful enameled wall, plaque, la
eotors and with lettering 1 and ' orna
ments in bas relief, has been presented
to the chamber of commerce by the
Chinese 'Commercial Commission which
passed 'through Honolulu in 1915. The
plaque wee presented because of cour
tesies extended to the . organization
while here. ,. The secretary of the Com
mission, In, letter accompanying the
gift, said b believed-much good had
come of the commission's visit both in
Honolulu .and upon the mainland. .
Coraell Franklin, nephew of Collect
or of Customs Malcolm Franklin has
been named as judge advocate of the
Hawaiian National Guard, with the rank
Of major, to fill the vacaney caused by
the assignment of Judge Advocate J.
M. Btainback to the same position
with the regular army at department
headquarters. Major Franklin was for
merly a private in the Machine Gun
Company,. First ' Hawaiian ' Regiment.
He is a Missjssippian by birth, and
eame -to Hawaii with Mr. Franklin at
the time of the latter 'a appointment
by President Wilson.
Spalding Engaged
In Hundred
Miilio3'DoMar Job
i More deJlils relative to the important
government work which takes W. nT.
Hpalding of the Bpalding Construction
Company to France aad mention L of
which was made in The Advertiser
some weeks., since, have been received
from the' mainland. It was learned
some time since that he was to go aad
take charge of government building,
representing the Boston firm which had
secured. the contract. He expects to re
turn tp Honolulu aome months hence.
When the news waa published in Ho
nolulu, first it was not known that the
work contemplated was ndarly ao large
as it now appears that It will prove
to be. The following article, publish
ed under ft Washington date line in
the Chicago Tribune from ft staff cor
respondent tells of the work ahead:
Contract for the construction of aa
immense ordnanee depot and arsenal,
which is to be established in connection
with the overseas base for American
forces, has been awarded to a Boston
firm.
Payment for the work will be on the
basis of coat plus 10 percent. It is ex
pected that the total expenditure will
be well over 100,000,000. Lathe and
other special machinery for the arrenal
are already being "delivered ant the
cost of this equipment alone is estimat
ed at 46.000,000. The site cannot be
mentioned.
Flan. Vast Ball System
It may be said, however, thnt in eon
neetioa with this construction' more
than 1000 miles of standard gauge rail
way will be built leading from tui
depot to the sector of front assigned
to General Pershing. Special engineer
organizations recruited largely from the
Pennsylvania railroad's staff and head
ed by experts from that company are
now in France preparing for he inau
guration of the work.
The objection of the French official
commission recently in this country pre
vented the awarding of these contracts
to French firms. It was the original
plan pf the war. department to have
the : work dons,, by. French firms .' but
tney were told plainly that the French
government would prefer that not a
single maa be withdrawn from French
industries, as this would mean the sub
traction of just that amount of support
from the fighting forces.
10.000 Workmen listed
It was therefore determined to trans
port the large number of workmen ne
cessary from the United State and not
less than 10,000 have been listed for
the purpose. All raw materials and
machinery'. will be mt from America.
It is learned that in arranging for a
site for the overseas bsse the United
States obtained from the 'French gov
ernment, at the same time ft form!
lease on a large tract of land Immedi
ateiy artiaeent to the port selected.
For the duration of the war, there
fore, the United State will have ab
solute . jurisdiction over substantial
section it French territory. The term
of the lease call for a nominal rental.
COLDS CAUSE HEADACHES
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE r.
noves tb cause. Used tb world aver
to cure a cold In oat day. The sign,
tur ot B. W. GROVE U on eacb box.
Manufactured by tb TARIS MEDI
CIN8 CO., 81. Louis, U. 8. A. '
PERSONALS
Judge S. B. Kemp departed for the
nig island in the Msuua Ken y ester
' Mr. kn, Mrs. William H. Avery were
arrivals from the Big Island yesterday
morning. . . , '
1 George H. Angus, of Theo. Davles
A, Co., Ltd., (returned yesterday from a
brief business trlpo Hawaii. v
.' Prof. T. A. Jaggar is spending
brief stay la town, having arrived by
the Maunft Kea from tb Big Island
yesterday. , , ' :l- ; .' . . , .
, Guy F. Rankin, of ' the HawaHaa
Sugar CcV Mftkawell, ' Kanal sailed la
the Kin an last night for bis horn ia
the Garden Island. ,
- Among returning passengers on board
the Mauna Kea yesterday were Mr. and
Mr.. Nelson 'Ware,' of Waiklki, who
spent ft short stay on the Big Island
Territorial Treasurer Charles J ' M
Carthy, accompanied by Anditor Man
ly G. K. Hopkins, waa among the pas
sengers returning from Maui by the
W r a .
nmin an yesieraay.
, Robert 8. Thurston, ' assistant agrl
culturlst with the Hawaiian . Sugar
Planters' Association experiment sta
tion, returned from ft business trip t
the Valley Island yesterday; ,
1 Robert W. Shingle, president of the
Henry , Waterhoune Trust Company,
wno nan Deen on tne mainland for sev
eral month, ia expected In Honolulu
agia tnc cany part of next year.
Robert 8. Thurston, assistant agrtcnl
turiet with the Hawaiian Sucar Plant
era' Association's experiment station
waa a departing paasenger in the Risen
last night for the Garden Island.
' Richard Ivera, vice president and
secretary of Brewer ft Co.. left vee-
terday for Saa Francisco on business
trip. He will . be gone about two
months. Mrs. Ivors accompanied him.
CREW OF STEAMER
THOR ARE SENT HOME
' The fifteen member of the crew of
the Dutch steamer Thor who were res
ftued off Kahuku. Point by a party of
Japanese .sailors, were sent home re
cently by A. L, Good, Honolulu agent
for the Pacific Mail Steamnliln Cam.
paay. Fourteen members were sent to
their homes in the north while the fif
teenth, who ia an Australian, and who
wished to ra bse.k to Anitmtia.
irannponea to oyaney Dy recent A us
tralia-bnnnd tmhI .
- The Thor, which foundered 700 miles
notth and fortv milna went of TTnanlnln
lost much Tof her cargo, and her erew,
aurmptea ui irip to ine islands la a
small boat, arriving la' port safely af
ter i endnrinir mora -than ln smV,'
1 . 1 X "
oarusuipa. -
Miss J. B. Ross, visitor here, en her
way to the mainland, wa recently
taken off one of the Toyo Klsen Kish
liners while the vessel was in port
awaiting the time for departure for
the mainland, and rushed to the Queen 's
HospitaL where she is reoorted to ba
doing nicely.
wniie en route from the Orient, Mia
Ross, who was then . ill. o-radiiall ha.
eame worse, and when the vessel stop
ped here, Mrs. D. A. Scott, wifo of a
naval officer, managed to secure the
assistance of the police, who bad the
ambulance at the wharf to await the
arrival of the vessel and rush the
patient to the hospital. Mrs. Scott ia
stopping here for awhile, but expects
to continue her vovatm to tfaa Cnaat
shortly, probably taking Mia Boss
tub urr.
PASSENGER ARRIVED
Mr air. Mauha Kea, tcember II:
KROM lUWAIl-Oapt. G. C. Keber,
Mr. and Mm. W. H. Arerjr. Mr. J. K.
Itobertaon. Mr. and Mrs. Nelaoa Ware,
lleore Auxna. A. H. 1'reat-ott. A. U. Ford,
I'rofeaaor T. A. Jaxgar. M. Mukst, T. Hu
"?k.?: T.e"",M' u- UoldHteln. Frank Hln
?JPK ? Trt,'e' Mrn- M- 4P". Mrs. Jobs
r. Mulr. Mr. and Mr., luouke, H. Kaaa
kl, MiraUIro, Hlgu... Mlaa K. Dougherty,
A. Woyla, K. c. ij. Cral.be, Mlaa M. Keif
Jer, Mlaa M. Anderaon, t,. Macfarlana. T.
BwttetiiH.urt, M. Haiiklu. Mlaa A. Brown,
A. K. King. J. 1). t'urlaty, H. tCawaHakl,
J neioorl. J. . Yagl. Harry Cuint, Yamaaa
kl Youealilro Kunoks. Owino, ibluen,
Oalilro, Krank Aliuao. Martla. Maater
Medina. Nakaya. Hhlgpnmra, Kewana, Ml
auma Mr. and Mra. Kauanlitro, Leahlro,
Knjtalilra. HIks. Mr. aud Mra. Pax Won
Hlk, f Ardenia. KHtahon, Mr. (fart-la, Ho
lln. Mra. l'atrli la, Kim bo Kyunx. Ho
kama. kanevblro. Mra. Nakabara, Ya Dia
ne, IJyeablro. Maatar Yoima Hong, llara
alilma. I'aux t hai Hoong, Mra. t'hlng
Hoong. Tokiimatau. KsneHbiro. Mlyaablta,
Iwauiura. tlln Moon. Lam Hlna Ak. K.
iHa. AkliUnl, Aga IMturlua. , Kumainutu,
Nwla, C. Akoha. K. K. You, Mlaa Hhlg
murs. Maater Hblgeinurs, CI. t. Hchoenlug,
K. H. Hlake.
FROM MAt'I Meut. and "Mra. II.
Young, R. H. Thuraton. Mrs. Weeper. M.
O. K. Hopkins. C. J. Mul'artby. J, Kuku
ya, A. Irbngo, Miyamoto.
PASSENOBSJ DEPARTED
By atr. Klnau, for Kauai porta. Dtwani
Iter 12 Mr. aud Mra. H. Koianaon, l'aul
Itlce, i. V, Kaokln. II. b. Wblta, M. I.yd-
fata, H. Lydguta, 0. W. Carpenter, 8ua
ird Ueverlll, liertert levartll, WUllsin
Woltsra, V. Baldwin. '. Baldwin, H. Ly
man. 11. Kohrlia. Mr. and Mra. L. It.
Laraan. Mlaa Kmlly lula, Laraen's maid,
C. I)uniliil-l, L. A. fabral. i. Kodrtgnea, H.
(rma, M. ttayeguaa, A. 1. MscUoyle, II.
X. Thuraton, Mlaa Kdlth Brndla, Mlaa Mails
HaKtie, Him H. Kaulabao, Mlaa M. Wrlgbt,
Mlaa Llasle Ksulabao, Mr. and Mra. C. b.
Kea sod infaut, Maater Nelll Molar, Maa
ter Uauford, J. Hpaldlag, W. L. Hoox. Bid
Hpltscr. B. D. Nawell, Mlaa Dora Broad-Ix-nt,
Mlaa Blanche Wlahard, Mr. and Mra.
11. P. save, Mlaa Baaale Abn. Mlaa T.
h-blnnao, Mlas Carrie Psuoie, . H. (Jksno,
George Hltaul.
1 atr. Mauna Kea for Hlle snd Ls
halna, Uaceuilmr 12 Mlas Klorerxe Ward,
J. (i. Ilarala. f. It. Ward, A. U McKsnsIa,
J. A, Maddaa. It. R. Jordan. Judge Kemp,
A. V. Mogan, Mra. K. U. Blxbop. Mra.
K.bml.-k, W. K, Belllnirer, It. M. Tsllmt.
H. Hujukl. Mra. J. K. Blela. Maater Blala,
Maater Blela, Mr. snd Mra. A. M. Wsbater,
Hevawa, Huaukl. T. C. McDonald, Mlaa
Klknye. Mlna Ka walnut, J. L. Wnhllinl,
H Kmltb, Henry Hattla. W. L. Klraten,
W. T. Chong. W. II. Croalar, W. U. Cro
sier Jr., Cbarlea J. Jedbann. Mrs. Inger
11. Mra. C. Andrawa. Mra. L. R Cm
niana. Mlxa E. Crana. K. Ksto, W. P.
Akauiu. Mrs. R. tV Millar. Mra. Buaaull I
Kolaad, J. K. KetUes, thing AUl. i
CLOSE LOI.'G RACE
FEATURE OF MEET
Langer and Kruger Bring Crowd
To Feet At Y. M. Tank;
.Events Well Contested-
".While all the events were good, the
one race which brought the audience
to. Its feet last nlgbt at th T. M C.
An swimming meet waa the 800 meter
event In which Lady Langer, unaUea-
edj Uarold Kruger and John Kelii, Hca
laol, competed. - .. ' ' '
; linger won this rac from Kruger
by trifle of over ft foot. It wa a
beautiful contest, especially between
these two, from start to finish. Until
almost the second last of the forty
three laps Langer and Kruger swam
a dead heat, kicking off on the turns
with elock-lik regularity. Langer made
the distance in eleven minutes, forty
three and two-fifth seconds. . This was
said last night to beat th European
record of "1 1:58 3 5 bjr fifteen, seconds.
Duke Kahanamokn, Out ; ' '
-' The audience waa a fair one, there
being room for quite ft few more spec
tators. . Among the' prominent persons
present were Chief Justice and Mrs. A.
U. M. Robertson Delegate and Mrs. X
K. Kalanlftuaole, Oenerai Wisser, U. 8.
A., and Oenerai Johnson, N. O. H. :
- The disappointment of the evening
cam over, the, fact that Duk P. Ka
haaamoka did 'not awim although h
may be able to go into the events t
Friday evening. The pubMc.wa ap
prised by The Advertiser yesterday
moraing that Kahanamokn would prob
ably be out of It last night. He re
mained away from the tank onlv a'ut
bis physician bad strictly forbidden V.tf
rrom going in. v . -'
The following is ft brief summary o
the swimming eventa last night: -60-Yard
Open John Kelit, Uealanl
A 11 O.K. U.mI. t-.A.
riKKPr. second, and Francis Bower, Out
r,BKer third. Kelii won easily by more
than length. 1
100-Yard for Boys under fifren Al
bert Minevllle, Outrigger, first, time,
1:0 3-5:. Edrie Cook, Outrigger, sec
ond,1 and Walter Chung, unattached
third.'. ,. - : ;
Kruger Win Bftckxtrok . - ' - . ,
TS-Tard Backstroke Open Harold
Kruger, Healanl, first, time 49 4 5; Al
bert Harris, Outrigger, ' second. and
David Kahanamohn, thirds Kruger won
this event easily.
220-Yard NovieeP.' Chapin, Outrig
ger, first, time 2:5l 4 9; A. Alexander,
Outrigger, second,- and H. Waldron, Out
f'KCer. - third. Chapin won ', by two
thirds' length of the taak la the lead
of the other .two boya. - - ' ". ,
100-Meter Open John Kelii,. Hcalanl,
first, time, 1:07 -8; D. Hitchcock, sec
ond, and Albert Harris, third. 'Hitch
cock led for ft ' time,, but - when . Kelii
got ready the latter sprinted and won
easily. '. ' "'
40-Tard, Boys under Twelve B. Bur
band, Outrigger, . first, time 27 3 5 (
Lloyd Bchmidt, second, and Howard
Benner, third. Easily Burband' race.
200-Yard Breaststroke John" Kane
..L.i.ui, . au v. ... lull, ,111 prc . Ill-'
qualified by the iudges, whrf elaimed
they used the " scissors" in swimming.
Frank Richardson, who finished first,
time 8:04 3-6, was also disqualified by
the judges, who elaimed that he) had
failed to touch th turning points with,
both hand' on several occasion. - Th
event waa declared "no race." -CHrli
In Doubl Dead Hew
60-yard for ladies, open Eleanor
I.yaer, Women's Auxiliary, and Marion
Dowsett. Outrigger, finished first in -a
dead heat, time 34:00; Miss Josephine
Hopkins, Outrigger, and Edith Kenn,
Palama, second, also in dead heat. -
300-yard meter, onen Ludy Langer,
natlk.ul ... . I t.u a a. u..
. 1MO u . vj 4,-w, air-
old Kruger, Healanl, second and John
Kelii third. Langer finished half n
length ahead of Kruger. It was n close
race between these two from start to
finish.
100-yard ladies, novice This event
waa called off because the four entries
Marion Dowsett, Dorothy Smith and
Helen Martin of the Outrie-irer Canoe
(Hub, and Eleanor Lyser, Women' Aux
iliary, had all made places in previous
events. '
100-yard, open Ab Kim Yee, Hca
lanl, first, time 59 4-5; D. Hitchcock,
Outrigger, second, and Albert Harris.
Outrigger, third.
Hprincboard diving Robert K.
Fuller first, Jack Hjorth second, and R.
C. Cooper third. The fourth entry waa
Charles Dudoit, unattached, whom the
audience seemed to favor with their
plaudits. The three place men are all
Healani members. '
Cnocolat" Chung Wins Plaudit
50-yard, for ! boya under f if teen-
Walter vChung7 unattached, first, time
:28 4-5; A. E. Mineyille, Jr.. Outrlcser
second, aad Wrick Cook Outrigger,
third. "Chocolate" - Chung ' lnadei ft
pretty raee of it and waa a well ap
plauded victor.
800-meter, . open Ludy Langer. un
attached, first, time 11:43 8-8; Harold
Kruger, Healanl, second, and John Ke-
in, Moftlant, third.
1 HO yard ladies' relay Palama first,
time 1:51 4-5; Outrigger seeoad. Fa
lam swimmers Thelma Kenn, Edith
Kenn, Elaie Auld and Agnes Auld. Out
rigger Madeline Chapin, Helen Mar
tin, Marion Dowsett and Josephine
Hopkins. . .
The second and final card of the
present Y. M. C. A. swimming meet
will be pulled off at the "Y" tank to
morrow evening, beginning at eight
o 'clock.
The officials at last night' swim
weri .
Tb Officials
. 0. H. Tuttle, ruferee; U Fullard-Leo,
starter; Richard Whltcomb, clerk ; J.
W. MeCrillis, scorer; Glenn E. Jack
son, snnounoeri Lawrence Cunha. A. E.
Larimer, Captain Pepin, 8. W. Robley.
timers; H. N. Mosher, A. H. Tarleton
and Ben Clark, judge; Harry Decker,
chairman ; Mr. L. Fullurd Loo. Miss
Buth Stacker, Miss Helen Jones."
"Uad . Center, Lawrence Cunha, Ben
Clark, Richard Whltcomb, Ludy Lan
ger and Duk P. Kabantrooku, games
committee. -
Clever ; Press Agent '
Work Suspected
In Story Of Escape
Czar and Princess Not On'
Steamer But Russian Prima
Donna and Her Husband,
Named Romanoff, Are Pas-,
sengers .
- Hats off to the cleverest press agent
story ; of . modern times. . Old P. T.
Barnum never did better In his palm
iest days.'. Old or new, at targe or In
captivity, it is. without doubt the best
piece' of work eitani iof Its' kind. .
It was all about th Princes Tatiana,
apparently, and the reading publi fol
lowed with breathless Interest from
day to day the steps of her reported
progress in escaping from the land of
th former Czar to the home of the
free. And now it seems that instead
of th Princess Tatiana there is travel
ing' to the United Htates Mrs. H.
Romanoff, Rnsslan prima donna. . ..
Ia tb cleverly disguised- dope cent
out, dope so clever that th Associa
ted Press wa carrying it daily as
news atory, it seemed likely that Nich
olas Romanoff, former Cr.ar of Russia,
and Princess Tatiana, would arrive in
Honolulu yesterday. In preparation
for this event Detective MrDuftie and
eoteri of well-groomed sleuths were
on hand when the ship docked to act
as th royal bodyguard. . ,
Royalty Undiscovsrabls
But alas ; and alaekf Th Royal
Romanoffs did . not ' arrive and many
individuals are bemoaning their loss
In having their . suits pressed two
week ahead of th usual time. It was
a dejected looking band of detective
that eventually filed along ; the pier ;
nd up town in th direction of their
eobwebbed apartments . on Merchant
Street. .. . ' '
By atrang coincidence ft Mr. and
Mrs. H. Romanoff figured on the pas-.'
eager list yesterday, and for ft time
it waa opined that this couple were
the deposed Cftar and ' hi daughter, 1
traveling incognito. But it was a mis
take. ' Mrs. II. Romanoff is famous
Russian prima donna journeying to'
the'Htate with her husband. .
Escape Btory I Diner adl tad
It . waa generally ' disclaimed : by
ship' officer that either the Csar or
Princes Tatiana Romanoff had escap
ed from Siberia and were making their
way to Americai The belief bad pre-!
vailed for a time in tb Orient that
tho Romanoff . had . ' eluded their
Suards, but the story has since been .
iscredited, according to -one ' officer
yesterday. -, ''
. A recent San .' Francisco exchange
comment as follow on the rumor i '
"Th story f the escape of the
former Grand Duchess through ft mock
marriage, which was accredited to Ivan
Narodny, one of the member. of the
New York office' of the society, now is
regarded by most . Russians . in tho
United States and many others as
somebody' good joke."
The Russian consul at San Francisco'
has also denied tb rumor, and declares
that the story was 'one of the biggest
newspaper hoaxes yet perpetrated.
NEW FREIGHT RATE IS
Beginning tomorrow. December 15,
the new freight rates ou sugar ship
ments to Hawaii and the mainland by
the national shipping board will go into
effect, according to a cablegram receiv
ed here yesterday by Castle ft Cooko,
Ltd., local agents for the Matson Navi
gation Company.
It is reported that a short time ago
E. D. Tenney, president of the Honolulu
office of the Matson 'company, sent a
wireless message to the shipping board
requesting them to set a' definite dute
for the starting of the new rates, which
they did, sending hi i their reply im
mediately after.
By th new ruling, sugar transported
from Hawaii to San Francisco will pay
the rate of seven dollars a ton, where-'
as, the old rate was three dollars. Hu
gar transported to New York by way
of Panama Canal will have to pay fif
teen dollars, whereas before the ruling -was
Introduced, the rate was nine'dol-
lars and fifty cents, showing a differ
ence of five dollars and fifty cents.
Sugar transported from Hawaii to '
New York by rail was paying the rate .
of fifteen dollars before the ruling was
introduced, and the new rate it will ',
have to pay beginning tomorrow is,
nineteen dollars and soon, probably ,
twenty dollars and eighty cents.
. LOTA-KANEPUTJ
. Abraham K. Lota and Mis ElixabetQ '
Leialoha KanepuU were married yester
day evening at . Kaumakapili Church,
the ceremony being performed by Rev.
Akaiko Akans of th Young People'
League, of which the young couple are
members. .
Miss Elisabeth Namnuu was brides
maid, while Miss Victoria Chun See act
ed as maid' f honor. George Hnpai
was best man, .
'.The bridegroom is a step son of Rev.
James K. Lota, pastor of the Kaneohe
Hawaiian Church, this island, and a
member of the lower house in the tcrri
torial legislature. Abraham K. Lot is
well and favorably known here and in
Kauai. . He waa some, years ago one of
th star pitchers in local baseball teams '
and Is an ftl)-ound athlete.
Mrs. Lota is daughter of Mr. snd '
Mr. Joseph K. Kanepuu, of 713 Mo
kauea Road, Kalihi. Mr. Kanepuu is
chief clerk at th local police statiou.
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BILIOUS HEADACHE
All that is needed is to correct the '
biliousness and the heartache dlatip-. ...
pears. Take Chamberlain's Tablets
and you will -soon be as well a ev.r.
For sale by all dealers. Beuou, Smith .'
ft Co., Ltd., Agts. for Hawaii. Adver
tisement. 'V
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