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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, December 14, 1917, Image 7

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'UWAttAM nAZETTn; ' ' FRIt)AV,'V"ciECEMttER'.'!J4, 1017. SEMI-VVEEKtiv.
SHIPCOMPA
WE
ARE BLAMED FOR
Coast Shipper Says Boats Left
Without Handling Goods, Des
pite Contracts For Delivery-
HAN FRANCISCO, November 85
President Frederick 3. Koster of the
chamber of commerce will nnme the
port committee of the organisation to
morrow to work , with tke harbor com
missioners to. remedy the fault of BB
FiancisCo harbor, thn4 are tending scl
muoh business to Seattle.,-,
The intention is to glva the San
Francisco system a thorough examina
tion.. Pilotage, dockago charge iu
compared with the Seattle system of
charging no dockage, the policy of
renting pier exclusively to perWnent
tenant, the needs of the port in the
way of . new piers, the establishment
(ft special facilities for handling cargo,
the operation - of the' Belt Line, the
futility , of allowing Importer to nee
the pier an warehouses theee and
other subjects will be investigated, all
with a 1 en ire to get mora efficiency, out
of the harbor funilitie. Hearty eo
operation ia assured everywhere. '
Mennwhile . eomplalnt that ' Ban
Francisco buninesa la being driven
away to Sonttlo by superior facilities
and. handling of freight continue, to
. tome in. . ;
Shipper Complain
How thin diversion ia being accom
plished, both through congestion of
freight and by the operation of the
freight broker, i told by W. J. Moy
lan, tniflie 1 manager of Dill-Crosctt,
Inc., who condemn the operation of
some of the steamship companies oper
ating from here. This i what Moylan
ays: , '
"We bnve just booked 0500 ton of
freight over the Chicago, Milwaukee
k rtt. Paul railroad, through Seattle
and thence to the Orient. Aa aoon a
it reaches Seattle there will be ; a
there have ftlwuya been steamer
there to take it. There will be no
delay and we are certain of the Ship
ments. Whyt Because the steamship
men at Senttle are absolutely fair and
do not "overbook" their vessels. That
is the vital point.
Ship Men Blrvned
"What ha been our experience
heref I have several hundred ton of
resin in San Francisco and thia freight
bns been here from the East for two
month. I hold in my desk a definite
written contract with a steamship com
pany, entered into before I ordered the
resin. When the resin arrived what
happened t Steamer after steamer of
that line left port, carrying freight at
the choicest rats eeeured by freight
brokers while freight contracted for
delivery is utterly ignored.
"It is useless to go to law bocause
the government would not permit us
to. tie up a steamer pending litigation.
"We have had good here to go to
Japan since August 10, under contract
with another steamship line not the
Toyo Kisen Kalsha. That does us ho
good. The Japanese purchasers have
now refused to take the goods.
"There is no such condition and no
such congestion at Seattle, and no such
methods among the steamship men.
The business men in Seattle pull to
gether and would not tolerate it.
Business Diverted
"The Kxporters' and Importer' As
sociation is forming to correct such a
state of affairs, if it i ossible. It
may be ablo to do something. If not,
you may rest assured that the import
ers and exporter will favor Seattle,
much a they would rather do business
through here. I suppose that at least
eight out of ten of these men are al
ready preparing, to switch their busi
ness north, if they have not already
done so.
"There are steamship men in Sun
Frnncisco who live up to their con
tracts, particularly the Pacific Mail
mid the Toyo Kisen Kaisha. There
are others who do not, and their at
titude hurts San Francisco,
"Our people have been practically
boycotted in certain circles here be
raiiNo I have made statement like
those among shipping men, but that
does us no injury as long as we are
handling everything through Seattle.
"The jam of cars in the terminals
here is not so much to be laid at the
doors of the railroads as with some of
the steamship people. By the system,
in vouue, cars are delivered to the Stat'
Kelt Line at the command of the dock
superintendents. I know of -instance
where money ha been paid by ship
pers to got their cars out of the jam
and their goods into the holds of the
steamers.
Trelcht Tied Up
"Our position is thut we have 2800
ton of freight tied up in Snn Frsn
riseo, which ha been accumulating for
the past there month. We brought
it here on steamship contract to load,
prior to making the purchase of the
goods. There are more than 100 local
exporters in the same fix, with vary
ing amounts of freight.
" Do vou blame u for going else
where f What els can we dot We are
not point out of business, and if we
cannot get service here we will have
to do business where we can. San
Francisco is losing its business; It is
losing the ndvnnt.nge of emploving hun
dreds of freight handlers. The system
is wrong."
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WIIOOPINO OOUOII
When your child lias whooping cough
be careful to keep the cough loose
anil expectoration easy by giving
('lianiber)uin 's Cough Keniedy ss may
be required. This remedy will also,
lliiiit'y the tough mucus nud make it
easier to expectorate. It has been
u-ieil successfully in many epidemics
ii'id HHit contains no narcotic or other
in joiiomt substances it is perfectly
s.ife. For Kale by all dealers. Ben
sun. Smith & Co., Ltd., Agts. fur Ha
waii. Advertisements ,
Would-Be Flyers irq
Making Officer v
Busy Man Tjicse Days
''; : ': v.';' ! 1
Major Clark Has Many Applica
tions From young Men Who
Want To Join: Air fighters .For
r5 Training and Service , ,, ,i
it"' " '
Fellows' (hat '.want to fly and light
in the air are fairly , besieging the
aviation office In "Military How" in
the Young Bnilding, where Major
Harold N. Clark, V. B. X. has bis head
quarters and their; applications are
being forwarded to Washington by
every steamer.-.'.'; . . .... .
While Major Brooks wat la Cahrge
of )he aero .department, prospective
avlatpra made Inquiries and; maay
ypung Honolulans wrote their applica
tion which were duly forwarded to
Washington, Several of these have
been o'k'd and returned.' On accept
ance the young men are enrolled in the
signal , corps, given transportation to
the coast and thence by rail to "ground
schools" where they are' taught the
first principles of aviation. . This In
struction lasts several weeks after
which they are sent to a flying school,
f here they are to remain a few
month. There they are given the op
portunely to get into the air, and learn
the an of flying and all technicalities
dealing with aeroplane! . They are
anally commissioned as officer in the
aviation service. '. '.''' '. . ;
"We are having a. large number of
applicants for aviation work,'? said
Major Clark yesterday. As "a" rule
they are all young men, and 4 bat is
natural, for they hav daring aa a rule,
and that is a necessary factor in ' fly
Ing aad ' particularly In the kind of
flying hat ia necessary at the front.
When maii gets bit old he becomes
conservative and conservatism in aero
planing does not bring results. It's all
dash and activity and daring.
"When a ypung'man learns to fly
he want to fly all the time. I would
rather fly any time than drive an auto.
It has all tb seat of action which ia
lackiqg In automobiling or anything
that niaeks of swift moving on land.
' ."When we get our planes here and
really get up lota the air, I expect a
small army of young men to make a
bee-line for thia office to apply for as
signment to the aviation section."
In all probability an aviation train
ing school will not be established at
Honolulu os on Ford Island, which ia
to be the aviation base for the Islands.
This work requires a large number of
machines, for in such work there' are
mony damaged both while operating
on the ground as ' well a in falling
from a height.. . ,
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It was stated by the police last night
that a ear driven by Nigel Jackson had
been reported aa having collided with a
heavy Waialua truck which waa driven
by a Japanese somewhere in the vicin
ity of Kipapa Gulch early last even
ing. Capt. C. H. Baker waa notified
of an' accident in that district by tele
phone and immediately sent Motor
cycle Officer M. Morse to determine
the extent of the damage and ascer
tain whether or not any one had been
injured.
Morse returned at late hour and
reported that he waa able to find only
the Jnokaon ear, which was lying in a
heap a considerable distance from the
road. The machine ia reported a total
wreck. Neither Jackson nor the driver
of the truck was to be found, and no
report had been made to the police up
to a late hour last night. It is said
that the truck proceeded to it des
tination. :
' !'
(GNAT
No action will be taken on the resig
nation of A. I. Caatle from the food
commission until after James Dole re
turn from the mainland,, where be has
been for the pait two months. Rich
ard Iveri, who has been acting chair
man of the food commission in Dole's
absence, stated yesterday that action
would be deferred until Dole's return.
Castle's resignation will be accepted
by the commission, the only other ac
tion, to be taken being in regard to
appointing a successor to bim a ex
ecutive officer. No namea have been
presented .aa yet to the commission.
"We will defer the consideration of
any appointments until after Mr.
Dole 'a return," said vers yesterday
afternoon. "He is the chairman of the
commission, and all the members feel
that it is better to wait and let him
have a say-so In the matter.
"We have not considered the mat
ter of a' successor to Mr. Castle yet,
nor have we anyone in mind for the
place. It is too bad that Mr. Castle
feel that he ha not time for the food
commission work, for ke ha been an
excellent man for the place, but we can
only accept hi decision with regret.
"It is possible that no successor to
Mr. Caatle will be appointed, a J.
v .4M k ' imvJv aUtt e.
ocutive and federal food administrator,
may simply be continued in charge of
the work of the food commission with
out any other executive officer appoint
ed by the commission qr otherwise."
Iveri left for the mainland yesterday
afternoon. He will be absent from
Honolulu about two months. It is bis
intention while away to get in touch
with the wo(k of food commission in
the variou citie which he will visit.
He will endeavor to find out exactly
what is being done by them and to
glean .suggestions which would be of
use to the epwuiissioq ia Hawaii.
ONUS
GUARDSMEfl EAGER
No Instructions Yet Fr Putting
f : Guard Into Serviee Or
' Proceeding With Draft
Mobilization forms the bulk of dis
cussion at the national guard armory,
and the rumor among them la strongly
Interpretative of a rumor that they
will be called to active Service in
January. Guard officials, including
General Johnson, say they have no di
rect information that the mobilization
will be ordered then, but the rnmor
is Insistent and none is able to trace
its aourre.
'The 4n!k of mobilization, however, is
indicative of their personal desires to
be culled by the Washington govern
aient to form a part of (he great Na
tiqnal Army, even though they may
have to do garrison duty here.
. Captain Francis J. Green, selective
draft officer, ia still marking time
with regards to draft activity, hav
ing received no instruction whatever,
he y. to prepare for any early eall
for the men of Hawaii.
: He i awaiting a mail from the main
land to bring hm the copies of the
questionnaire, which' will then be for
warded to every registrant, to (111 out,
and from these the five great classifica
tion of draft registrants, will be com
piled and arranged In anticipation of
order from Provost Marshal Crowder
at Washington, ' to select Hawaii's
quota. Rumor among the guardsmen
baa It that thia quota will be added to
the, national guard strength, which will
be decreased through strict medical
examinations which may throw out tea
to flfteo percent of the present person
nel of the guard.
Raised as deserters sixteen Filipino
members of the guard, all from Com
pany B, First Regiment, have been
dropped from the roll'. They are Cor
poral Pedro Laoeta and Privates
Miguel Altariba, Felipe Bicera, Sever
ino Boiner, Dionlsio Bondoc, Estalislao
Caboat, Mauricio Dela Pin a, Maeario
Gespro, Dionislo Hermosada, Pastor E.
Ksnete, Sebio Nuen, Pedro Pebio Pab
lo Penesto. Paseual Tlosen, Camelb A.
Tompl and Mateo Reyes. '
Sessions of the Board of Inquiry
organised to investigate criticism
lodged against the recent encampment
at Kawailoa, and the guard in general,
nay be concluded this evening. - The
report of the board will then be com
piled and placed in the hand of Brig
adier General Johnson, commanding the
guard.
WILL MEET ON MONDAY
Many' Resignations of Teachers
' To Be Considered
The public, school' commissioners will
meet at ten o'clock next Monday morn
ing in the office of the board of educa
tion, thl city. The meeting will 'take
up considerable routine business which
ha accumulated ainc the last gather
ing. The commissioners will also con
sider the filling of k large number of
vacancies in the teaching staffs of the
different schools.
Many of the ' tenders of resignation
are from women teachers and are con
tingent on their husbands going to the
front to light.' Under the requirements
of th department, thirty days' notice
most be given of the intended resigna
tion. ' Failure to' give the department
such notice means the loss of a Whole
month'' pay.'
The commissioners who will attend
next Monday 'a meeting are W. H.
Smith of Hilo and Mrs. J. A. Maguire
of Kona,; 'representing the Island of
Hawaii; D. C. Lindsay of Maui; Capt.
I.. O. Black man and Mrs. Theodore
Richards of Honolulu, and T. Brandt of
Kauai. The meeting will be presided
over by Superintendent Kinnpy, as
sisted by Iaspector General Avery and
Supervising Principal Davi.
AUSTRALIA TO VOTE
For the second time since the out
break of war an attempt is to be made
in Australia to bring about conscrip
tion by putting' the question to a vote
of the people. The ballot will take
place on December SO, according to
private advices received here yester
day. It ia now more than twelve months
since the people of Australia were ask
ed to vote on conscription, and on that
occasion th issue was defeated by a
Urge . majority. Hopes are entertain
ed by Australian politicians for a bet
ter showing this time.
, T ,
WILSON VISITS THE
SUPERWAR COUNCIL
WASHINGTON, December 11 (As
soeiated Prera) -President Wilson yes
terday, visited the new auperwar coun
cil and conferred briefly with come of
the member.
CHINESE TROOPS ARE
NOW AT HARBIN
PETROGRAD, December 11 (Asso
elated Press) Chinese troop have ar
rived at Harbin to protect Chinese
property, according to newa reaching
here.
BUSTARD' IS MANAGER
During the abienre of Capt. Percy J.
Swift, (Quartermaster Cora, IT. . R., in
active service, George Bustard will be
3 ding manager of May ft Co. This was
ecided on yesterday at a meeting of
the director. Captain Swift's place
with May V Co. will be held open for
kirn while he is on duty'.
ROBERTSON DEIS
" HIipBBERY
Resignation of Chief Justice and
His Statements Regarding" . '
It Cause Discussion
Chief Justice A. TJ. W. Robertson '
resignation and frank statement he
has made disapproving of the ppliey
followed by the Washington admtnia
tratlqn In making judicial Appointment
were topic that engaged the interest
of tb legal fraternity in Honolulu yes
terday, but no steps bad been taken
last night by political bodies or by the
bar association to aet in the matter of
nominating a uceeseor, though it is ex
pected that the new appointment will
be announced from Washington within
the next two weeks.' '
In forwarding his resignation to Pres
ident Wilson Monday afternoon Judgo
Robertson asked to have; it take effect
by December 30. It waa suggested that
press of war work at Washington or
other matter might cause the -appoint-
nent to be delayed so that a successor
could not be named in the time fixed i
Judge' Robertson's resignation. 1 Asked
If he would eontinae to serve in the
event of snch a delay, Judge Robertson
answered, "I auppne eo," but he ex
pressed the belief that a ueeor
would - be named before the month 1
over. '
Ctntlcisea Report
, In speaking of matters in connection
with his resignation last night Judge
Robertson criticized a 'purported re
port of statementa he had made, pub
lished In the afternoon newspaper. He
declared that a wrong Impression had
been given In the report.
An Important factor that led to his
actioa he said was the present admin
istration's policy of making judicial ap
pointments. "Time, was," his state
ment nvs, "when a judicial position
In this Territory, especially one on the
upreme' bench, could properly be re
garded as a high honor, but that time
ceased when judicial appointment were
dragged . ipto politic. The ahabby
treatment which the administration ac
corded Judge Dole etanl a a warning
to all that no appreciation or gratitude
need be expected for even life-long ser
vice and devotion to the public good."
Judge . Robertson particularly criti
cised the manner in which the report
of hla statement had been presented to
the public. A heading stated the chief
justice In resigning "hinted at politi
cal jobbery."
Did No Hinting
"The headline to the article in ques
tion,," Judge Robertson aaid in a writ
ten statement, "is entirely misleading.
I hinted at no political jobbery or job
bery of any kind. I had fn mind only
facts of common knowledge. Those are
that the judges' terms are' sliort Kinly
four years, and the chances are. .as
Jndge Perry, DeBolt, Cooper and Par
sons, as well a Judge Dple,'ean verify,
that unless one la in aecord with the
national administration, he will nqt be
reappointed, however, satisfactory hi
work on the bench mav have been. The
instance of the reappointment of Judge
Whitney and myself are exception
which merely prove the rule.
"The existing condition .with re
Teet to judicial appointment are per
fectly well understood. There is no
need of 'hinting' at anything, much
les at 'jobhery. '
'One thing the Star-Bolletin neg
lected to say was that I have enioyed
my experience on the bench very much
and greatly regret that circumstance
have arisen which make ft advisable
for me to resign at thi time."
To Resume Practise
Judge Robertson' disapproval of the
administration's policy is but a single
factor entering into the reasons for his
action. He stated thnt "a combination
of circumstances" led hint to quit the
bench, but he was unwilling to go into
any other reasons than those he spoke
of. He said that it is his intention
to return to private practise, but he
was not willing to make public any
thing in thi connection now or to
state what new affiliation lie might be
considering.
In political circles a question is
whether or not Judge Robertson's suc
cessor will be a Democrat.. Associate
Justice James L. Coke is said to be in
line for the vacancv created, as well
ss Associate Justice R. P. Queries, and
Circuit Judge Clarence W. Ashford's
name has been mentioned.
Former Pnited Statos Judge Charles
P. demons, who ha also been men
tioned as a possible successor, has stat
ed that it is impossible for him to con
sider permitting his name to be men
tioned. Concerning Judge Robertson's future
activities, it ha been urged that he
would he the logical man to fill a place
on the board of trustee for the Bishop
estate, a position over wheh there
has been some conflict of opinion In
court. Delegate Kuhio had been sug
gested n a trustee, but a he is ohliged
to be in Washington so much of the
time, it i rontfindnl by spme that aome
other should be named. '
Captain George R. Clark, U. 8. N.,
commandant of the Pearl Harbor
NhvuI Station yesterday received the
following message from the Navy De
partment, Washington, concerning the
enrollment of assistant surgeons and
dental surgeons in the Reserve Corps:
"You are authorised to enroll until
December 15th all candidates for As
siHtunt Surgeon ami Dental Surgeon in
the Reserve Force, Class ,' who suc
cessfully qualify with rank of Lieu
tenant, Junior Grade,"
In view of the short time remaining
for enrollment, candidates are request
ed to apply Immediately by letter or
in person to the couiiuandaut at ,1'cuil
Harbor.
MEDICAL OFFICERS
' WANTED BY HAVY
F REM
EN BURNED
Iff FIERCE BLAZE
SSSSSF ,
Chief Thurston and Five of His
" t : Men Injured In Fire At
Union Bakery
Three firemen were badly burned
and three others, one of whom 1 Chief
Charles H. Thurton, alightly burned
Inst night when a fire which did damage
amounting to approximately $1,100
broke out at the 1'nion Bakery, located
irt the Wolters Block on Union Street,
shortly before six o'clock.
Th injured are:
; CBpt. John Franco, Mclnerny Tract,
sever burns about t lie face and hands;
confined to home.
Capt. Dovid Makal, Spencer Street,
severe burns about the face, arms and
hands; eonflneil to home.
Driver. George l'Uu, Kukul Street,
severe burns about the fare, shoulders
and hand; eonlmrd to home.
Chief Charles II. Ttfurston, Emma
Street, scalded foot; confined to home.
Hoseman Oscar Green, Cook Street,
right aide of face scorched and slight
burns on bands; able to remain on
duty.
. Hoseman ZaekcTy Naone, Central Sta
tion, alightly burned on arms and
hands; able to remain on duty.
All of the men, with the exception of
Chief Thurston, were treated by Dr.
R. G. Ayer at the emergency hospital.
Chlei Thurston received first aid freat
ihent at the central station and was
then taken home.
The Are started in the concrete fur
nace room at the rear of the Union
Bakery, and although the building it
self ws not damaged, the electric mo
tor, the burner and the water, gas and
electrie light pipe were completely
destroyed in the blaze. The loss, ac
cording to Anton Stange, proprietor, is
in the viclnify nf $1,100. The property
was not covered by insurance.
It has been customary to pse crude
oil In the furnace, but the eeareity of
this commodity forced Mr. Stange yes
terday to resort to the use of kerosene
oil. The men went to work aa usual
last night, but the oil refused to flow
and it was while Mr. Stange waa en
deavoring to adjut matter that tha
blase ihot put. '
A quantity of kerosene oil was on
the floor of the room at the time, and
aa this Ignited and the flames spread,
the alarm was turned In to th fire sta
tion. The central station chemical en
gine, No. 1, engine company and No.
i engine company turned out, but it
waa found impossible to use water on
the fire.
The firemen worked on the bla. e In
an' endeavor to save aa much a possi
ble, and the chemical engine was thea
put into action. It took a little more
4haa half an honr to beat down the
fire, and it was during that time the
firemen were injured. : ..4 ,
Mr.: Stange said last night that the
lnsa would not put his business out of
commission and that his customers
could couat on receiving their bread
and pastry as nsual.
Affidavits in the hands of the police
detectives concerning some of the
movements and apparel worn by David
C. Buick, together with other circum
tnnce which caused them to believe
that Buick waa tha person who shot
and otherwise assaulted W. O. Ito,
driver of an auto at Bed Hill two
weeka ago, resulted in a formal charge
being lodged against him yesterday,
the charge being that be eommitted
an assault with Intent to murder, maim
or disfigure.
The police will bring Buick before
Judgo Irwin today and will probably
ask, in raso his attorney aska tha ball
bo set, that the amount be large. 'The
crime which Buick is charged with
provides for a fine, in case of convic
tion, of not exceeding one thousand
dollars or imprisonment at hard labor
of not more than. live years.
The detective department, under Cap
tain McDuftie, haa worked continuously
on the case, and ita members believe
they hove woven a chain of circum
stances about the prisoner, and that
any effort to prove au alibi against this
barrier will be difficult.
At the time Buick was captured by
the' puliee he wore a hat and did not
possess' a revolver. ' The police ' say
they havo affidavits from a number of
people that' he was prone to wear a
cap, but tbia cap has not been fmin.l
since the aasault, and was not at his
room or places he frequented. Furth
ermore, the police have located a num
ber' of cartridge 'for a revolver, the
former having been in the possession
of Buick not long before the assault.
During the Jatter part of November
Buick is ullegnd to havo had a revolver
which ho showed to a number of people
in a public place, being unable at the
time to get it togother after he had
taken it apart.
There are a number of other Inter
esting pieces of circumstantial evi
dence having to do with revolvers and
movements which the police have accu
mulated and substantiated by affidavits.
.
WELL-KNOWN PACIFIC
SKIPPER DIES IN EAST
Capt. James Miller, a well known
l'ucillc skipper, died in New York City
on Decern lier 5 according to word re
ceived from that city on the lust mail,
('nptuin Miller was employed in the
transport service of the Philippine for
Home time ud commanded the Gover
nor Forbes on her trio throuub Honolulu
ito the Coast last year. He ia survived
by the widow who is a Mister of Mrs
.lumen T. Taylor ami a daughter of Mrs
Clara Webster of this city.
IS FORMALLY mADE
Compensation Act : -Constitutional
Says Supreme Court
asansakasBBMSS
Ruling of Circuit Judge Ashford
Is Overturned Higher Tribu
nal Following Legal . Fight" On
Validity of 1917 Statute .
In a ruling of the supreme eourt writ
ten by Chief Jastica A. O. M. Robert
son, , and handed down yesterday, the
Workmen' Compenation Act. passed
by the 1917 legislstare Is held to be
constitutional. The decision follow a
legal fight in the course of which the
measure was held to be unconstitutional
by Judge C. W. Ashford when the ease
ws heard in the-circuit eourt. .
The uit under which the act was
tested was a damage suit filed In
March of Inst year by Edgar T. Ander
son, a workman employed by the Ha
waiian Dredging Company. He suffered
erion injuries in a fall from a aeaffoli
while at work on a steel scow and he
sued the eompany for JO,fM)0.
When ihe ease was presented In the
circuit eourt the dredging company,
through It attorneys, offered a de
murrer, contending that any claim An
derson held fqr injuries received came
within the scope of the .Workmen's
Compensation Act. The demurrer wa
overruled wdth leave to answer, arid an
interloeqfory bill of exceptions waa cer
tified to the supreme court. :
The long ruling of the eourt is most
comprehensive and question railed in
connection with 1 the 'proceedings are
deftlth with in detail. Under th term
of the ruling the ease i reminded to
the circuit eourt with instructions to
vacate the order given there and sus
tain th demurrer.
The decision states that 7
"The right of the legislature to estab
lish a new 'system based upon the theory
pnderlying workmen's -compensation
aets doe not necessarily depend upon
whether the employe was engaged in
' haxurdous' or extra 'batardous' em
ployment, or on whether he ia a skilled
or unskilled workman, or upon the mak
ing of any such 'classifications. The
act fn which classifications have been
made have not been sustained because
of them, but in spite of them. Nor does
the legislative power depend on the In
clusion of a provision for a govern
mental compensation fund to which all
employers shall contribute.' In our
view the theory of the statute of this
Territory that each employer, should
provide for the compensation of the em
ployes injured in his own employ is
every whit ns reasonable aa that of the
California act. Its natural ; tendency
would be to cause greater care and, bet
ter management on the' part of employ
ers of labor." " . . '
SMALLER PORTIONS TO
BE SERVED ON ALL'
INTER
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The Inter-Island Steam Naviga
tion Company haa fallen in line with
the plan of food conservstloa, for com
mencing tomorrow, Thursday will be a
meatless day and Sunday a wheatless
one on all of the vessels of tha Hoe.
This is In conformance with the govern
ment's request to save on food wher
ever possible.
A footnote on the steamer bill of
fare says that smaller portions will
hereafter be served ta patrons, that
there may be no waste caused by a pas
senger being served with more than he
requires of a single item, although addi
tional portions ' may be had npon re
quest. Besides'the great number of pas
sengers who travel daily among the
islands of the group the Inter-Island
supplies food for about 000 employes,
and there is certain tp be a material
saving by the adoption of the meat
less and wheatleaa day.
BIG INCREASE N CASES
Civil case In the police eourt have
increased over three hundred percent
of that of the preceding year, according
to A. V. dear, clerk of the Honolulu
district court. He says that one year
ago, the new cases filed filled a 24.1-
Sage ledger in three months and aix
ays, and that the new ease filed last
month filled a 232-page ledger.
Lame and Achy
Every Morning?
il ,
r r r a m
Masonry
There's little peace Men your kid
neya are weak and while at first there
may be nothing more serious than dull
backache, sharp, stabbing pains, head
aches, dixxy spells and kidney irregu
larities, you must aet quickly to avoid
the more serious trouble, dropsy, gravel,
heart diseuse, Bright' disease. Use
I loan's Huckarbe Kidney Pills. -the rem
eily that is so warmly recommended
acre and everywhere.
"When Your Back ia I.amo Remera
ber the Nunie." (Don't simply ask for
a kidney remedy ask distinctly for
Donn's Backache Kidney Tills and take
no other). Doan 's Backache Kidney
Pills are sold by ull druggist and store
keepers, or will be mailed on receipt of
price by the Uollister Drug Co., or
l!cnon Hmith A Co., agent for the
Hawaiian Island. (Advertiieueut)
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HILO HIGH SCHOOL
WEEKLY IS I EVS V
Former Teacher Writes That Ha
Is Going .To Fight ."Ove i.;
M r There" In France 't)t
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Tha TTIlt Ttlnli eu..1 ff.M !
Saturday contain a lot of Items which
will be or interest all chaM.'
The following new note are from '
this pnmber: ,.'''.' ' " ' . - '
Echoes pf tb Training Camp ,
The principal haa received a .letter
from our bova who attended tha Llll-
uokalani Camn. It aavai " Cio life ?
is the ifa for -making ne v vigorous .
ana nreuny. nuen a preaaiaci aa we
have her would be fit for a kins..' In .
fact, the only thing which we look
forward to are kaukaq and : moimoi
tiqia. After breakfast we have four
boars ' drilling and that part is the
worst because we sweat enqugb ia our
heavy woolen shirts, al4e from far-,
ryiag around heavy Implement on'our
persona.' Wie miss tha girl as well as
the boys pf the H. II. H. Before clos
ing wa wish to thank the faculty for
presenting us with such useful mft "
Off tot franca . . . . , '
. The principal has received a letter
from our papular athletic coach and
commercial teacher of last year,' Ken
neth if. Barager. Mr. Barager haa en
listed in the Twenty-third Regiment,
United States Engineers, mi In train
ing at Camp Meade, Maryland. He ex
pects xo sail ror rraqce about Decem
ber 13. He tva:'"We sra atnna mr
to- rebuild the roads in the war cone.
I don't know my anal assignment yet.
I eqold not keep out of the scrap, so
I left Sookane. want ta fart Ril
fCanaaa. Wbea I get 'over there ini
write you what It is like, for th bene
flt of tha students. Ur irar4 tha
tudent.". . . .
Hoik ttart ' 'I'.'''''
Mist Marsoerita Pa writes from Ran
Francisco, "I am attending the Heald'a
Business College just at the eorner of
Polk Street and Van Ness Avenue. I
take up the secretary -course and-like
it very muck. It will take me nine
months to complete it and expect to
graduate at that time. There are about
a thousand or mora tmnila attend in,
Heald's day school and night school.
Remember me to tha hnwa nt ii!.
tha H. H. 8. and wiah them all a tarr,v
school year and suecesa in their studies.
ri aiona.-- , , i
- Asami Ooiehi. IT XT ft ini
front St. Louis that ke graduated last
irora maniora University with
the dearee of haehalnr of irii in a..;.
oloirv. . The reoui remeflta f nr tha A Ii
degree. In physiology include tha first
i"' a wura, ia wieuicine: tnua it nap
pent that I Am npw enrolled in the sec
ond year class at tha Washington TJni
versitv Medical School in 8n Louis. I .
feel fairly well posted a regard the
movements at the high school, r I aee '
no reason wbv . a Hiln Hioh Rr.hn..i
graduate i inferior to any other."
Odda.and Endf ;, ..' v .. ,-,.. '..-,..
Tha students have learned two new
songs lately. V Loyalty is tha Word
Today,' and "(Jan tha Kaiser." If
we live up to the jlrt, we shall aceom
pbsh the second.
The term examinatiopa will occur
December It. 12 and l.v Aeenv.un
the new-'rules of tha department it is
,1 , ' "ocu'e a mara or at least
75 in daily work at well aa in tha ex
amination in order to pas.
A number of the girl assisted tb
Salvation Army on Tag Day, secur
ing about (130 for the recreation work
of the army in' France. '
Gilbert Patten, Harold Filler, Thomas
Bv"T,dge and Mjltoa MeNicholl apeot
the ; Thanksirivlna- aaa:a: k..-n
gosts and plover. Tbt principal grate-
rully testifies that they brought home
some plover. They aUa claha to hav
shot three goats.
Our Soldiers jWe'l ara back from
the nuhtia faeampinent, looking brown
and hearty. They say they ara glad to '
get back. - - : . , , '
The shop " hat mada a large" book '
cae for the library, which, will hold -about
300 booke. . " ,." t 1
.The new desks hve been set up ia
the assembly . ball, which given ft a
eating capacity of 183. " m
The Conchologieal Society had ita
eecond outing and ahell gathering ax-peditic-n
a few day ago. They brought
EE 45. Xt Vf'. .
Like tome of opr eorrespondenta. wo
fink of anytZr .AM
write", so wU close this number, wish:
ing you U the luck you deserve in tha
examinations. . , .
BIG ISLAND TEACHER'S
ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED
HILC.; December aFrom Olai eoniet
noueement of the engagement of
Miss Lillian Yarnell of Mountain View
It H.?rbe Cefil Bl"Jt. timekeeper of
the Olaa Sugar Company. . .
Mis Ynrnell it from Lot Ange'e,
aad ia now teaching at tha Mountain
View School. She is a gradual, of the
Los Angeles High School and of tha
Los Angeles State Normal School.
Mr. Berg has beea ' timekeeper at
Olaa for the past three year and is a
nstiv ton of California. Ha haa. bow.
ever, resided moat of his lif. U tha lal.
and. He waa formerly employed at
tha Makaweli Plantation of the Ha
waiian Sugar Company, ea Kauai, for
nearly five years and came to Hawaii
afterwards.
HALAWA SCHOOL TO GET '
BACK INTO "WET" COLUMN
UllX), December g The school at
Halnwa, Kohula, la short of water, but
lias a chance to obtain a regular supply
from the trustees of the estate of James
wight. These trustees are willing to
allow the department of education to
connect a half inrh pipe with tha water ,
main running to the village of Halawa
at a rental of ten dollars per annum,
provided the faucet are kept under
loek and key, that the department sup
ply all piping, and to forth, aad keep
same in good repair. ' An agreement
along these Hues has been drawa up by
the local board of supervisors, '
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