Drive Adds 16,000 -Members
In Islands -
Remarkable" Showing Wade On
Maul Where 11,507 Join Or
ganization Results of Wofk
In Territory Far Exceed Num
ber Asked For ' -
' "Maul County Christmas member
ship drive gained 11.807 new mem
bars. Practically avery male adult!
ana a grsat many woman joined."
Maul forced abend, to Ion at lead In
the Red Cross membership campaign
when the foreoin,, rablegram was re
' reived by A. L. Castle from Harold
Bice late last evening. With the usual
enthusiasm and thoroughness displayed
by ;a"ui tliey have won the palmr for
concerted effort in the Christmas drive
. and are 10 far. ahead of .all others fhst
.there is no possible chance of their
losing' first pine. ''..,-' V , . V
lhe totaf membership of the' Hono
lulu,. Hawaii Bed Crone chapter in now
3.1,4(15. ' Thi ia more than ROOD more
than they act out to (ret, and in the
day- -of the- drive -tliere wn an
even alightly doubtful feeling aa to
whether the 28,000 mar was not, act
too high.1 Judging from' the' resulte it
. waa far from being too much to ak..
The gnin in Christmas member ia
10,202. Kach of these membera repre
sent a dollar for the Bed Croaa, mniiy
of them two. Jive; or ten dollars, and
not a few 50 life memberships, so that
' the gain In money - will much exceed
tlt figure. .
18,010 On Oaba - .,, . i ',
Of the new' members, Oahuhas tl(e
smallest number,' but Oahn had prac
tieally all the membera before the
drive, end only comparatively small
proportion of her population waa left
to draw on. The new membera on this
" Island, number 1754, to which are add
.. cd the old members, 16,332 In number,
making a total of . Red Cross member-
- ship for Onhu now 18,010. One of these
members ia a life membership which
waa aent in to 'The. Advertiser by Clara
L. Ziegler with a check for 50.
Kauai has approximately 3000 Christ
mm members, according to a wireless
sent by Fred Patterson, 1iead of the
Kauai committee. The Garden Island
hns done well,' and the results trained
. are appreciated by; the local '.leaders.
The exact figures from Kauai will come
in .on .Thursday, bjit including the
.1000 'reported aa new members Kauai
now has a total of .3828 Bed Cross mem
bera. ' Of these 811 belonged before the
Maul Sets Mark - '
The proportion of the population of
Maui wljlcb, now belongs to the Red
Cross is thirty-three and a third per
cent. Practically every man on Malu'i
is now a member, and on some of the
plantations it ia reported that every
man from the field laborers to the man
ager took out memberships. .-. . '
Harold Rice' was the chairmanof the
committee which did such remarkable,
work. His assistants were Frank Bald
win. K. B.Bevin. Digby Bloggott, and
D. C. Lindsay. There were no mem
bers of the local chapter on Maui pridr
to the drive, so th entire total of"
11.507- is due to the good work of the
committee.- 1 .
The Red Cross thermometer in' front
of the promotion committee rooms start
ed in climbing early last evening its
' final reports began to come in. At five
o'clock it was at the 22,500 mark... At
seven o'clock, when the wireless from1
Kauai arrived, it went to 25,500,- Later
as the Maui figures came in it climbed
over the top and soared to tho mark
of 33.405. This will probnhly brinu
Hawaii in the forefront of chapters in
the matter of the Christmas drive In,
ratio to population and previous mem
bers. Member (if the British Club were
the gucxts of their president, Fred Har
rison, ut a Christmas festival held last
night in the club rooms. More thin
fifty attended to share ia the revelry.
Ad impromptu program waa arranged
In which practically everyone did
something. In addition to the singing
munis was given by a Victrola,
During the evening refreshments aad
light luncheon was aerved, and when
the gathering eventually dispersed nil
were in high spirits; ' Mr. Harrison td
each member a Merry Christmas as he
departed. . . . . ,
BAD BLAZE" PREVENTED
BY FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A small Pyrene band fire extinguish
er stopped what would probaldy have
been a bad fire in Palama Sunday night
v hen the home of Mr. Harry Chang,
1 206 Peterson Lane naught fire. Ru
dolph Duncan who was In the vicinity
of the fire ran to the scene with a
small fire extinguisher which was at
tached to his automobile and succeeded
in putting out the fire before the fire
department arrived. An overturned oil
stove waa the cause of the fire.
SOLD AT AUCTION
Fourteen kulcann interests In proper
ty in the- Koohui district that were
formerly part of the estate of Mohole
Manauli were sold for the administra
tor, II. M. von. Holt, by Auctioneer K.
L. Hi hwarty.berg of J. '. Morgan com
pany, the aggregate pnvmcnt from the
pevernl buyers being .i7l. At the siune
time 1624 shares of Lnkeview Ni, 2 Oil
company stock was sold for William
Henry, trustee of llu bankrupt estate
of A, 1 McDonald to Frank Buyer
nt SO cents a bbnio. Recent quotations
-ii tlie stock at J.os Angeles were from
o5 I? ol) ctuts u ahuru.
KUU PE PE DOLLS
ARE MAINLAND RAGE
' ' '. ' ' " Ji,'i. .i'i ' i
Toys Appear To Have All the V
GoCosts Only Five Spot ;
A pamphlet In which the ukulele
banjo ia advertised by a musle com
pany of Los Angeles was received by
the last mail. Ia this pamphlet ap
pears the picture of Joseph Kekoku,
who is billed as tbe originator of the
Hawaiian method of steel guitar play
ing and reaognieed-at the world 'a great
est performer on this instrument. i
In the same pamphlet, also appears
aa advertiaement for Kuu Te Pe dolls
which are laid to be original in 'de
sign and suggestive of the native Ha
waiian iu hula eontume. It' says the
have been adopted aa one of the fam
ily and have foend a ready welcome
in every home in' America. '
The illostrationa show a kane'and
wahine doll, and the descriptions' are
as follows:- .:'
"Wah-hee-nay (Mother doll) and the
little hula dolls are made of the finest
brown flannel. ' The eyes are black aad
comically .expressive and, the red lipi
seem about lo tell you the secret of
the blushing, crimson cheeks. A pret
ty lei around . the neck ' and a grass
skirt complete the novel effect.- ,
"Kah-nay (Father doll) and the lit
tie pe pe. boy dolls re dressed In nty
Palm Beach suits with pretty lois
around the' neck. 'Owing to their pi
cnlinr. photoginphle value it has been
impossible t? mftke a reproduction of
the Kuu pe pe dolls' that will convey
even a fair idea of their attractive''
ncas." - ." ."'.' , . ,
Instruction .From Washington
Tell of Opportunities Offerer
Instructions have been received from
the War Department at the local ayrmy
headquarters to give publicity to the
opportunity for young men to obtain
oonrmissions in the Engineer Corps of
the army, and to get into; service . lm-'
mediately, if they are qualified men-,
tally, morally and physically. '
The original instructions from Wash,
ing were to give such candidates un
til December 22, but - as the orders
only reached Honolulu yesterday the
time ia to be 'extended, but officers at
headquarters suggest that, those' Who
have an idea of going into this branch
of th army aa officers should' report
at once. They are to be given com
missions as second lieutenanta.
The order states that "on account
of the large number of vacancies ' in
the corps of engineers in the; regular
service these examinations are to bo
held. Tbe vacancies are to be filled,
first by cadets aa they graduate from
the. Military Academy; second, through
competitive examination of other can
didntea. Candidates mutt be unmar
ried citizens of the United Ktatee, be
tween the agea of 21 and 39 years of
age and hold diplomas showing gra
duation in an engineering course from
an approved technical school. '
For persona now in the military ser
vice mental examinations will be bold.
It is realized that' men in the service
serving either aa officers or enlisted
men cannot, withont neglecting' other
Important work prepare themselves for
this character of examination.- Author
ity has, therefore, been asked of, and
has been granted by the War Depart
ment, to hold a -special ret of exami
nations for those who are in tlio ser
vice at the time.
Candidates in the. service must show
their moral fitness, proof of such fit
ness to be given by thtslr commanders.
All mutters, in connection with the
ense of the Queen 'a -will were yester
day continued in the circuit court un
til J miliary 10.'
.. John F. Colburn was yesterday ap
pointed guardian pf David and HeleA
Kawauanakoa to protect. their interests
while the 'fight for the possession of
the' estate of the late Queen l.iliuo
knlaui la in progress. The ehildren,
minor heirs of Prince David, also have
an interest in the Queen's estate.
. . The action of the court yesterday
waa taken over the protest of Attor
ney E. "Nf, Watson, who as counsel for
the mother, and asked for the appoint
ment. Colburn Is trustee of the es
tate of the Kawauanakoa children.
Perurisaion was granted' by the court
to take the deposition of H. C. Caner
of Bierra Madre, California. It waa
urged that Carter is able to testify
concerning the Queen's physical condi
tion nt the time the will of 1909 was
RODIEK WILL OUST ALL v ,
GERMANS IS REPORTED
Reports were beard yesterday after
uoon that when Georg Bodiek return
to Honolulu he will, in the reorgahia
tiou of the firm of Hackfeld t Co.,
f'lurn out every German in it and niaku
It a thoroughly American concern."
This report waa attributed to George
u. lartcr hut he was reported to aay
that he did not receive this infornin
tion from Bodiek, with whom he talk
od rti''iitly iu Pan Krnnciitcn( but ffo-n
F. W. Kl.il.ul.n was back at his diwk
in the offices, of lluckfcld Co. yua
terdny aud was reported to hnve receiv
ed iimuy valla from friends of Geruiuu
DISPUTE OVER ML
CONTINUED FOR TIME
ft AWAt'f AN 'GAZRTTEr '
D0LLAR.A YEAR "
r.r. hi. fiJ
F. N. Doubleday Is On Great Mis
. slon, Por Red Cross In Orient
and Watches For Spies
..On a mission for humanity and also
another mission that will give his coun
try, information which may be useful
for the prosecution of its war mea
sures, F. N. Doubleday, of New York
and a member of the gteat publishing
firm of Doubleday, Page k Co.,1 is in
ltonolutu accompanied by Mrs. Douhl.V
lay,' to remain hero Some dave before
proceeding to Manila nod China art !
Japan. They are at the Moana Hotel.
: " Mf. Double. lay, only a short tirii4
ago, was called saddenly to Washing
ton ami told that he was to publish tho
Bed Cross Magazine, and above all,
to. make it pay. Inasmuch as Mr.
Doubleday was even then In the midst
of his own. great publishing work 'it
Was put rip to him that this waa a na
tional, even, international matter, and
he munt accept. He did. ;
Oil Paying Basis '
Tp.lay, the magazine la paying $20.i
000 over and. above all 'expeuses, all
of which money goes to the Bed Cross
fun. .-.'.' N- '
Mr. Doubfedar derided ta make M
the best magazine of its kind, a pa
triotic puhlieatlott witn a strong apel
to the ruhlt to leara of the doings of
the Red Cross and" ita ariffantie aims
; In the work for humanity. He con-
Uitei witn great writers and illustra
tors, men who had contracts to write
their material only, for this or that
publication. . Mr. Doubleday swept ex
cuses' aside ' and . today many of these1
leading Amerieaa writers ' and artists
are giving much of their valuable prod
uct to tbe- magaxine, and every bit cf
if free, Juat aa " Mr. Doubleday gives
his own smices free. He 1s hardly
oC the 'dollar a year man type,; for he
receives even leas than "that,
Make Bcope tnternatlonal " " '
' The'n Mr. Doubleday, " giving ev.in
more of his time and energy to the
new publication than to his own bn.ii.
'ness his partner, by the way being MV.
Page, ' the American ambassador at
London, decided to make the maga
zine's scope' more far reaching than
ever. He decided . to internationalize
it. In other, words, he wanted the me
'sage of the Red Cross ' to go to the
people of other countries in their own'
language and this is a part of his mis
sion, to," give this -message by word of
month and' then gain their support for
the" printed page. T$ is to be In Chi
nese, Japanese,' Spanish and many
other languages, carrying the sanie
wonderful illustrations of the master
publication and the translation of the
articles1 by America 'a greatest writers.
Advertiser Is Complimented
Mr.-Doubleday 'is alwarr Interested
in newspapers arid good newspapers
ana me manner in which they - are
"dressed" for the morning reader. '
"i nan neara of The Advertiser be
fore I got here and 'waa' told that it
waa a first class paper," said Mr.
Doiibleday yesterday. "As soon aa 1
got here I not a conv of that -day's
issue and permit me to -tell you that
rne Advertiser ia a aptendid paper,
both in its. makeup and the-class of
reading matter it gives. Lot me con
gratulate The Advertiser."
Mr. Doubleday is also deeply inter
ested - in the German spy system, as
any one -who reada the World's Work,
his great publication majr judge, and
during' bis journey in tbe Interest of
the Bed Cross Magazine he will keep
his eye open to see how the system has
spread its slimy trail over the countries
ne ia to visit. He was deeply interest
ed in the uerman situation in Hawaii,
and concerned in the revelations' con
cerning Uerman intrigue aa given pub-
licity through Captain Urasaliot a
.'"And. as to spies it Is reported that
there arc several hundred thousand
Germans in this work in the United
Htateo alone," said.Mr Doubledav.
Eagerly Purchase New
of Their Rank
Gold barrel serOud lieutenants were
numerous on the streets yesterday,
scores of them making a bee-line for
jewelry stores to purchase the new
insignia now allowed the officers at tbe
bottom of the commissioned ladder.
: The order came, to the Hawaiian de
partment a few davs aeo and was nub
Liixhed day before yesterday. ' As soon
aa tne omcers could get, to town they
opened their purses and! presto, bld-
eoined forth with the coveted symbols
which gave them one more opportunity
to be . distinguished from the private
in the rear rank.
'So, M.r. Civilian, ' when you see au
ofilerr weariug on each shouldor a gold
bar, don't take him for a first lieuten
ant. He 'a a second "loot," the first
lieutenanta continuing to wear the time
honored ailver bar of that rank.
This la the first , time that second
lieutenants have been grauted this priv
ilege aud that it was popular was certain-
from' the attack that waa made in
force uion the stores carrviuur this
flass of army material.
WAR DECLARED ON
COLORADO WPRINOS, Colorado. Do
cemb'or 21 (Associated Press) A de
termined wsr against cattle rustlers re
cently was launched' by the Kl Piuio
atoek growers' association, which voti-d
a atunding reward of 500 for cviilenc.e
resulting in the conviction of thieves.
The campaign is being waged for the
purpose of conserving rattlo and food
stuns if a war measure.
The stolen cattle belong to members
tf tli'o association mainly'. Sheriff
.Weir hiu pioiiiiHCd the' stockmen to
issue deputy sheriff commissions to a
doxt'u inciiibers uf the oiyauUi.tion.
V FRIDAY DECEM BER 28,
and Officers Expect Call Soon;
-I . 1
Preparations for a mobilization rat
for the Hawaiian National Guard arelworld ia the thonsandh of clear ey.i,
under way tbrouglt the Jirst Kegiment,
although no specific orders have been
Issued either by the regular army de
partment, or headquarters of the guard
to this effect. . ,'.' v ' '
, Every officer feels that the guard
wilt sooner or later be called to' active
service and all guard. membera arc pre
paring for the great day. They simply
state that intuition ia a great inform
er aad that intuition i. rtrong witn
i v.. .t -.i.
them that the 'coveted eall will eoroe
early in the. year,
There have been no resignations from
canrpmeat In November, and offiaer;tbfl Hawaiian Allied
r. Vt "7' i
V C . 7, 7 " ' . '
by the charges of disorganisation that
have Bee a made.
Board Appointed ' ' '
The legal advisory board for con
ducting the draft questionnaire' have
been appointed by the President, a ca
blegram arriving yesterday from Wash
ington addressed to the selective draft
Officer confirming-' the , reeomnjehdn
tiofte forwarded by wirt .last Week,
These boards arc, as follows!
Kamai -Hon. I.yle A. Dickey, chair
man; A. Q. Kaulukou, Erie A. Knud
sea. Maui Hon. William R. Kdinga, chair
msar E. R. Bevlns, tnos Vincent;
West Hawaii Hon. J. W. Thomp
son, chairman; A. W, Carter, Q. P.
East Hawaii Hon. C K. Quion,
chairman; Stephen Ij. Desha, W. 8.
wise..,.., -: 1
Qshu Hon. C W. Ash ford, chair
man; W. T. Rawlins, 'W. W: Thkyer.
The Washington cable waa as fol-
wf. .' ' i I
"The President directs that'ywu be
Informed that these appointmehts have
been made precisely aa nominated, to
date from December 22. Pleaae Inform
the appointees tad request them ' to
organise 'and prepare' for business at
once.. Formal certificates' of 'appoint
ment will issue in due course."
Will Announca Quou.
' These boards will 'organise, and pre
pare to assist the questionnaire move
ment, which is now the most Important
part of the work, and planned to place
all registrants in five classes. When
these classes are' completed ' Pwwaii '
quota will be . made known
The work, which wilt W si
Jn(Lv 7. -will hfrtslJ
February, that is, the eompfthtion.,.;
tne answers rurntsbed tbrougn .'the
queatlonnair branka. Provost Marshal
General Orowder will then aanouaee
the quota and the men will, be 'drawn
for service. It is presumed that the
majority of this quota will be assigned
to the national guard, ihich may be
mobilised for active service, here, 're
placing the regular arrriy regiments
which it is expected will be sent to
the front. ,
Captain F. J. Green, the selective
draft officer, yesterday issued the fol
lowing notice:; . ' '
"The pfecinct' reglstraVs for the ae
lective district are hereby "calTed into
service for a period of twenty days,
commenoiag on January 7, 1918.
"All registrars' who served on 'July
31, 1917, are requested to communicate
with the -chief registrar of the pre
cinct. ' ' ! :
"The chief registrar of each pre
cinct will have chargt of the organisa
tion within his own precinct' under the
instructions and advice of tho legal
advisory board 6f his district.
"The place of regiatratioa in each
precincj will be the aame aa on July
"Additional help from both the men
and women of each precinct is esrnesi
ly requested. Hueh volunteers should
communicate with the -chief registrar,
the legal advisory board or draft head
quarters in the Capitol.
"The legal advisory boards for the
Territory of Hawaii were appointed bv
the President of the United Stales. '
With regard to the1 charges mndtf by
!:. W, Thwin:r,. secretary of the .Inter
national Reforni"Bttrefcu,"that thwaU-1
fchoritiea of Korea were encouraging the
cultivation of poppy w,ith. a viewi to
pellirigOpiilm nianufkcturedfrom it to
Chi dose, the Beo'u'l Press 'aays it has
,TiaJe. car?ful 'inquiries riad finds that
he;charges made, by Mr, Thwing are
lot true.. f-'r ' T ' v . ..
That puiaer explains that limited cul-
ivution' pT. PViJ. "waa permitted , , in
fl L-i IS 1. ' 1' . J A . ' i
inuniiKuii iTuyiucs, auu IQB( , last
luonth, owing to the. growers ; harl.ug
broken sonic of the, terms under which
bermission had been granted, the au
thorities issued an ordenaucs making
pojipy growing prohibitive except by
apothecaries who need opium for med
ical purposes. " ' : ..
i Tbe Seoul paper is led to 'reraarV that
Mr. Thwing haa been misled by his
, V'', 111 1 LI ,,'il
When your child has whooping cough
e carerul to keep the. couirh louse
and oipectpration easy ' by civluff
hamberluin's Cough Ramedy aa may
e ream red. ' This "reniedv- w ill also
icpiify te louRh mucus and 'make 'it
aster to expectorate. it Uus lieen
d. successfullv. iu. uiiiuy epidemics
nJ as il coululSis no narcotic or other
injurious suliHt'aliceil it U irt'rf'uflj
nfe. For sale bv all dealers. Ben
son, Smith t Co., Ltd., A'ts. for Ha
, BY' HIS SENTIMENTS
i t t it.' . rj ! i'--; '
' l$lV. SEMI YVEEKLY. " .
RED CROSS fiEEDS
0rgani2atibn: Doing Great. Work
In East Says Miss Castle,
But Calls Grow Daily
"The most, wnmlnrfnl 'alu-ltt' In
apienuoi young men In the training
camps in the East," said Miss Bea -
trice Castle yesterday," and the worst
thing one can possibly think of is that
some . of those young men may have
to suffer and die if the women of
America do not stand behind (hem and
help them through the Bed Cross.'"
Miaa untie has just returned from
Sh. j! " ',Z . 5-
"he spent the crnater Dart of her t hk
and waa at the Rd
m ' V." I'lT - J"""-
!ShO Will rrsums ha kairniil.in ..f
War Belief, of
r'lri 'm,", w" th' 't'-'g
ir""" wane ansa castle waa awnv
until her own departure for New York
about two months ago. .
Dressing Needed "
While in the East Misa Castle was
continually impressed with the necessity-
of eer increasing effort on the
part of Red Cross workers to keep
up with the ioceasant demand from th-t
front for more and mure dressings and
supplies. Hhe waa at the Red Croaa na
tional hfadqunrtera the day Major
Grayson P. Murphy a cablegram ask
ing for 2,Oi0,000 more dressings ia leas
than a month waa received,' and statue
that such requests are coming in more
and more often.
"The work in the East ts colossal,"
Miaa Castle said yesterday. "There
are-thousands and thousands working,
bnt even more are needed. A. million
knitted garments are needed from the
workers, and the surgical dressings are
needed . by-, the hundreds of thousands
first, last an. I all the time. , ;
"I aaw Clyde Pratt, former head of
the war clearing house through which
the dressing' from Hawaii were 'sent
in Washington, and he said that tho
work .donel hy; Hawaii through ffcem
was eplenilid, and that they should now
do twice much work through tho
Revl Cross. j He wished lit to bring
back, to, Hawaii his thanks for . the
work done here.' '
Second Line Trenches . i 'y
"They are t ailing the Red Cross thp
second' line trenches .now in the Kae,
because they ( say that the Red Vtm
is always next behind the soldieri.
Wherever they ao and whatever fiirh
ing they are engaged In the Red Cros
'; '' 1 " ' 'hta.suppn
wurjcns the men at the f:
. t: -t ,. i,. ... v.'... ... f :
uiubi itmii ') .i v..rn una III
.... .n. 1. . i , , .1
come out; an Tinr."- have a
long anil serious atruggle aheaif of va
until we begin to win. Everyone in
tb country will be in it before the
War can possibly be ended.
i "The efficient organization of tfce
Rel Croaa in Washington is a thing
to marvel at, Th-y hsve no waste, no
eonfkision, and everything goes quickly
and correctly. Many people have mado
remarkable gifts to the Red Crosi
One of thl KatiilsnniAHf knitHH
W-iHn;'toii has been given over to It J
entirely uy the owners, who moved out
to let tbe Red Cross move in. with its
surgical dressings and packiug , reads
and all the paraphernalia of work.
"The Peter Bent Brigham hospital
in Boston haa been turned, over to the
RedC'roas entirely for surgical dreas
ings unit. Othor . people have done es
much in other places.
"We must work, all the time, an-1
fvery one of us. , That ia the message
I have come back from Washington
with, ami the message which I hopo
will reach all the oople of Hawaii,
particularly the' women whose work we
need in the auxiliary in the making
of these vital necessities for our armies
iu Frauce." . -
Court Ta!.M Sharp Exception To
His Report As Master In Mat
ter of F. M. Swanzy Estate
In a court order issued yesterday by
Circuit Court Judge C. W, Asliford,
John F, Colburn la rapped smartly over
the knuckles for Viewa he expressed iu
the report that he filed reeeatly as
muster in1 tbe matter of the estate of
Francis Mills Hwanxy.
The report Was made oa the 'Inven
tory of the estate taken by the admin-j
istrator, w. II. Baird, and in counec
tirin with it, Colburn took ofceasion to
rajse a question kbout the validjty of
the will. He expressed the view that
tbe birth of a daughter 'after the will
bad been executed might have some efi
feet on its provisions.
Concerning this portion of the roas
ter 'a rert the1 order of 'court Issue!
yesterday slates that "his comments
and suggestion hava become and are
utterly impertinent to the scope bf his
duty master." Coiitinuiag, thf or
der direrta fhe circuit clerk to expunge
all that portion of tbe report referred
to by drawing red lines through it.
The estate ia one of the lurgest now
before the eourt, rtd according to the
Invcutory haa a value of l,37.537..!3,
uiost of, which is personal property in
tha shape of shares of stocks. The
work of appraising was done by A. V.
I. Mottouilcy, Ihcudore t . Lansing iqidj
Albin Blum. 1
Another part of the master's report
was his' roroniinehdafloti that the ad
niiurstrotor be allowed eoiiiuiisNious by
the cuuit in the auiu of f 3 1,(187. UK.
. Tbe iuheritauce tut on the estate hut
not yet 'been paid, 'although' the uving
of a dlsenitiit Milgllt be made by' imik
ing the payment ut this time, the mus
ter's rvort states."
CITIZEN'S RIGHTS; ,
Confusion of Terms Arise) As To
Effect of Court's Sen
tence On Rodiek
Reports published yesterday after-
noon to' the 'effect that Judge Vaughan
had said Georg Bodiek had lost hia
Vitir.ennhip when he pleaded guilty to
'the commission of a felony led to the
'inquiry as to whether Bodiek could be
deported aa an undesirable alien if he
In publishing the despatch which
.told of the sentence of Bodiek to the
payment of a fine of 10,000 The Ad
vertiser said that the sentence carried
with it the loss of his "rights as a
It would appear that .fudge Vaughan
has tx'sn misunderstood for Rotliek, has
not lost his, citix-nshlp. He still re
rmwa . ox-ine i nuea niaies.
l" d heeu bora in the I'nited
mains a citisen of the United Htntee.
Btatea. He loses the rights of clticen
ship, however, just as does any other
felon even if such felon be native
horn. He renounced his Herman cit
izenship when he awore allegiance U
the United Btatea.
Loss of. citizen right means that
? odiek cannot bold office in tba I'nitnd
Htates, exercise the right of suffrage
nor carry arms for the country and
certain other righta that every citizen
enjoys unless found guilty of a felony.
A misdemeanor does not carry with it
such loss of rights.' ,
,, While Rodlek ia German born and
while he haa lost his rights as a cit(
aen of this country his pica of guilty
does not make absolutely void his cit
izenship. Citizen rights can he re
stored to a ritisen by the . President
and ao it could be with Rodiek. HeJ
ceased to be an alien when he swoie
allegiance to the' United Btatea and it
is only aliens who are subject to de
portation for the commission of hein
ous offenses, '
Thinks Storing of Dangerous Ex-
plosives m In Old 'Incinerator
; Constitutes No t Menace To
On'.. B..S AIL.:. SI. 4
buiiiiiiuiuiyi out uuieis uo not
ikJ iii:il u:
"'Jjcc VKiin nyn
an? danger of - '! ex-
-rvtiBiniie ana uiovs
' ' .N1. 1 'incinerator
v:''' ' ' ' .1-
R. HobbJVvi,:. i , . i , .
public- worke7N4i ,. i .
what surprising state'
the incinerator were to
burn . down, thero' would be; ndiW,
.Mr. Hobby said yesterday that there
is always a guard stationed at the in-f.
cinerator. Nevertheless, an Advertiser
man who visited the incinerator Bun-
day moruiug found it absolutely , un
guarded. , ' '
Mr. ' Hobby also save that rubblih,
U not burned near the incinerator, An
Advertiser man lost week, aaw, rubbish
being burned dangerously near the
make-shift powder and detonator mag
Although the acting superintendent
of public worka. is assured in his own
mind that the storage of: high explo
sives in such a place is no menace 'to
the city, other member of. the public
works department do not share his
opinion. Home of them are emphatic
in saying that tbe practise la dangerous
and foolhardy ami that there is no
excuse for exposing" the community to
the danger of a blast such aa took
terrible toll of lives iu Halifax recently-
Recent reports from the Canadian
port indicate that the explrsioa there'
whs probably caused " W Germ'an
agents. It is known that Honolalu is
not free from these potehtinl murder
ers, and if great stocks of high ex
plosives are kept on the, waterfront,
part of the time at least unguarded,
tbore appears to be nothing to prevent
one of our Hun plot tors from' eauaicg
ait explosion that might not ouly wreck
thtf sewer pumping plant,' thereby ex
posing Honolulu to epidomie, but that
might also lake instant toll of haa.
dreds of American lives.'
Then It's Tirhe to
Call a Halt
If you drink beer or liquor, even
moderately. look out for kldiiev trou
ble. Alcohol will weaken the kidneys
in time ana men you may expect uri
nary difficulties, backache, iheumatic
aitacKs, dizzy spells, nervousness, or
sick headache. Doh't wait for worse
troubles. Use Dob it's Backache Kid
uey Pills. 'I hey help weak kidneys'.
auatever the cause.
Doan'a for quick relief.
" When Vour Ruek ia Lame
ber the Name." (Don't aimidv ask for
a kidnev reiuedy--ask distinctly for
Down's Bnckacbe Kidney Pills and take
no other). Dotui'i Backache Kidney
Pills are sol,) by all druggists aud sloie
keepers, or will be mailed in recidpt of
price by the HolliHtar Drug Co., or
Heusiui - Smith Co., agents for the
llunuiiuu lelnii.3. (Advertisement)
IS NOT C
Fact. That Children Maltreated
Are1 Not Here 'Does N6t"" ;
Disprove HunCrimes' ,
NEW YORK, December 17 (Xstocl-
ated ( Press) Belier that there are in
the I'nited Btatea no mutilated chil
dren from Belgium, victim of 'German
atrocities, ezpressed by the Rev. J.
V. Ktillcmaas, director of the Belgian
bureau .here, despite rumors, to the
contrary.' r ' ' " rjj t ;-,, .
- "Rut this has sbsolvlrW, notsjag' to
do With the qilestion tit Oormaa atro-'
cities or of the' treatment noted out to
Belgian or French uhildren," declar
ed. 'Mr. Btillemaca. "Home . Tieopin
seem to think that unless ehildren with
heads cut f sre brought to this eoue
try there could be no trnth in what
ever they hear concerning'" German
atrocities. First of all, children whose
handa would be cut off would meet
probably ' die.. If .they survive, ; how
would they be gotten out of Belgium f
Buppoaing they werej no one in France,
KnglnAd or Holland would permit the
bringing of these children to America.
There are, thank. God,' cnoc.gh : kind
hearted people in these countries to
give these poor little victims' whatever
car and affection. 'their aad 'condition '
call tor1. It is. not necessary tp bring
these children to this coantry to es
tablish the facts' in the matter. We
cannot, bring the .bodies of those that
were murdered, -no more than ' we can
bring our destroyed eities to this eoun-t-
' ' '"'.'". ... .;' ,vw
Report Tell Story ' '
I .Tke official report of' ther Belgian
government on the massacres of 'Din
ant, give the names of 008 victims in .
that unfortunate' city, of 'whom there
were eleven, below flye years,' six from
five, to nine,, tweaty two from ten to
fifteen and twenty seven of sixteen and
seventeen; years or age;
The. sanw official reports on T.0U-
yain give the names of. 210 victims of
wom there' were" three less than five
year old, five from ten to fifteen, six
bf sixteen' and seventeen year old. The
Belgian government possesses a, great
many aworn affidavits a to the cruel
way in. which these people, and these
children were murdered.. : ' ' '
"I believe that .the rumors at to mu
tilated children' being in this) country
are atarted aiijl circulated by " the Ger
mna themselves fQr the aake'of ibcing
able to declare them erroneour aad to
claimr victoriously, though- illogically,
hat , kll, other ceusniona' are. ti be
judged , untrue since, in this particular
case, po proof ia forthcoming.
Witnesses ,A Hand , . i . , v . .
i ', (Several of the . witnesses of ' atro
citics. uav e ..beejuand. acauAt .prtmrnxx in .
Amcrlc,,tbe moat .noteworthy among
tbem being profemr. oC the- surat-j
University. These witsasses Toowever,
are oftew- afraid to apeak, on account "
of tbef reprisal tbe Gormana. would
rke upon their relative living in Bel-
A acenaationa against the Ger-
Hlatad uarefn'ted and-' Ger- -'Continue
to' be abhorred .a ,
H. nation in history 'un-
I , .
plet lhi,i , py
a disinterefTH; .r
they have alnk r .id!
!gian Free" Mason1"a,.i H,ei
comrades of Germany asKi .ir In
vestigation, The Belgian Bleu. act
ed likewise, as welt as the Belgian Ho
clalists; In, all these case the Ger- '
man refused, .they, had the opportun- '
ify of clearing their reputation and
(toey have the , same opportunity . to
day, but they know, better than to at
tempt so desperate a task." ,
Ad order has bee a aaade by the
judges of the circuit eourt of the First
Circuit, providing for the rotation of
the official reporters among the throe
division. This will be effective Jan
uary 1, when J. 1 Horner will report'
for three months tbe proceedings ia tba
second division. H. R, Jordan will at
tend to the work of the, third division
and (X T. Boares will gq "to, the first di-';
viaion, Quarterly thereafter a aimilar '
shifting about will be made. 1 .
The ordei1 states that it is made more
equably to distribute the work aud
fee among the eourt report era.
LITTLE BOY STEALS TO
GET CHRISJMAS GIFTS
One of the Juvenile cases heard this
week by Circuit Judge William II,
Heen was. thst St a Hawaiian youpg
ster' of ten yearn who sobbingly told
of a. wonderful Christmas eelebratiui
that ha provided for a number of his
playfellow. The boy had entered a
Japanese second hand goods atore and
from it had penetrated . into .living
quarters behiud it, Here in a bureau
he found $13 iu cash which 'he appro
priated. The celebration then brun
with candy for all hands and when it
broke up the boy had enough money
left to give each participant a 'ailver
dollar. When the rase was heard the
Japaaese owner of the store relented,
and 'stated that he did not wish to
press the charge. He added Vis plea
to that of the boy's mother that tl.e
boy be allowed to go as it was Christ
mas time and' the court decided to give
the child another chance, - v
' . - , .- , ', ".- . '-."V ..'
MORNINGS GROW CHILLY ,
Recent cold nights indicate' that the
1 Weuthpr Msu ai'Miitinirlv, hait Irv,
1 : ... 41.. i.:.' ..1 11:...
ing to the best, or his ability to pro-
vide Christ mas weather somewhat like
that of northern clinics. Kaiiy yester
day uiuriiing the lowest temperature of '
the year, fii.u degrees waa registered.
Tmo nights last Jauuary and Februcry
saw th lieare-1 approach to 1 hi rec
ord when teniperntnres of (13,5 and tl.'i.S
were recorded. The low record for De
cember in Jls'ivluL l '69 decrees,;
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