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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, January 22, 1918, Image 3

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TO CONFER WITH
ATTORNEY GENERAL
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Minces rio Words In Expressing
t j pinion of iTHat Official's Attl-
K ;.tude On Liquor, Situation ':v
' SlV STItL WlLLlNQ TO -
U Commission Waits For Stain-
; back To Act It Will Be Wait ;
. : v . Until Last Trumpet '
1
; Circuit; Judge;, ft VT, ;,Aahf ord again
Mrea4 hls. wiliangneee yesterday to
tell the Oahu liquor HeanM eomtnlssioa-
, . ,ra' fcow they may enforce mlei and
.;' eujb bootlegging, but he wss smphatle
til 'the statement that la baa nothing
':. to present- the attorney general in
' that matter. Judge Ashford will meet
.''the commissioners in ths supervisors'
root of tha city hall at four o'clock
next Friday afternoon. ;
' Following Judge Aahford statement
, Us ireek that he stood ready to give
tie, services and outline a method un
derwhleh the commissioners could legal
ly etarb bootlegging, shorten the hoove
, la tfhlek saloons are Own and eaforee
' restrictions generally, e letter ac.eept
ing his Offer wee seat to hi by Chair
mat E, A. Cooke ef the .commission.
In connection with this letter Chairmaa
Cooke said t The Advertise that the
commission would be willing to under
take any Methods Judge Aahford might
ad rise providing that these methods are
, t legal, "aa Interpreted by the attorney
' general," who Is counsel for the com
i , anseien.
Judge Take attend
Judge Ashford made It plain - that
he had nothing to offer for the Inter
pretation of the attorney general. He
said he Intended to meet the commis
sioners next Friday' afternoon and tell
them how 'they might proceed legally
to do all the things ha holds they nave
power td db. What he will offer at
thai time, however, will be for the li
cense .commissioners tp accept r re
ject without reference to the attorney
general. i
i "There are some contracts," he said
i ester day in thla connection, "that I
now enough not to attempt,
v "If that board sits on its haunches
until some scheme of action is present
ed thit meets the approval of the attor
ney general, it will be altting there
when Gabriel blows his horn."
; Judge Ashford said he had received
the letter from Chairman Cooke, but
he said this letter accepting the offer
he had made does not make the aecept
' ante ef the plan- he "had In mind eon
' 'ditlonal upon the attorney general 'a ap-
it' gxplalna Position ,' v v
f If It had, I would have dropped it
Atonse," the Judge declared.
"Although The Advertiser article on
the subject gave me to understand that
the attorney general's approver in the
matter would be a condition upon which
they would like to hear from me, the
latter from Chairman Cooke said noth
ing of this.
''I have assumed therefore that they
dw riot expect me to propose a plan of
action 'Subject te the approval of the
attorney general and I will meet with
them nest Friday as has been arranged
and tell them what they eaa do. i
"If they have the backbone to go
ahead they "can accept It. Otherwise
they may leave It alone, or refer it to
the attorney general."
Judge's tetter'
Judge Aahford 'a action in the mat
tec grew out Of a letter he addressed
to The .Advertiser about a week ago
when he declared an' injustice was
being dene, to the soldiers by permit
tiny saloons of the city to remain open
after seven 6 'clock in the evening.
In his communication Judge Ash
fdrd pointed out that more soldiers
re on the street at night than in the
day time and he stated that they must
feel keenly the injustice of a situa
tion in which, civilians enjoyed privi
leges denied to them. In this con
nection he 'held that the present con
dition led to widespread bootlegging,
as soldiers, feeling themselves treated
unjustly, naturally had the impulse to
place themselves on an equality with
those about them in the matter of pri
vileges. This presented the opportuni
ty for the bootlegger, Judge Ashford 's
letter Indicated. ' ,
Cook Replies
Replying to this communication.
Chairman Cooke of the license board
contended that the commissioners were
without authority of law In 'the mat-
ten ' He drew attention to the fact
(hat the hour of closing saloons Is de
nned by, law as eleven-thirty. 'The
commissioners could Tiot order them to
Close earlier, be contended. '
Referring to the period shortly after
the United States entered the War
when. Saloons of the city closed their
doors early in ' the evening, Chairman
Cooke asserted this was done by the
liquor dealers either as 4 voluntary pa
triotic act or It' was due to pressure of
public opinion. Later, he said, when
the federal law went into effect barr
ing men in , uniform from aaloona,
dealers here' asked to have' the old
Closing hdaf restored. The license com
missi os, he contended, .was without
power, in, the, matter and the former
cloning hottr, of , eleven-thirty o'clock
again went-into effect.
. This statement front Chairman Cooke
. brought the assertion from Judge Aah
ford that the .license commission had
sufficlSnt ' poweV t make rules and en
force them. He declared that the li
cense commissioners were fully, em
' powered to force the saloons to close
early in the evening and he gave em
phasis te this contention by offering to
give' his services to the commissioners
and show them how they eould legally
put their rules in force.
Chairman Cooke 'a letter accepting
the judge 'a offer then followed. Judge
Ashford will set forth the methods be
haa in mind before the commissioners
at the conference to be held nekt Fri
day afternoon.
Shark Skid Lc-liicr;
Making . Offers
Great
t,
Tigers of the Sea Swarm In My
'. riads , To West and South . of
Hawaii and the Product Made
i From Their Hides lr .of iflne
Quality v ; ,
1 Thousands, teds of thousands, and to
use tke eipression ef i. Hawaiian who
recently cruised among westerly Islets,
"millions of sharks" abound In the
water of the ' Pacific Ocean . far to
westward and southward of the Hawa
iian Islands, whose skins would not
only be a substitute for ordinary leath
ef but k first class leather In itself. '
A piece jsf leather 1 being exhibited
la town manufactured from the skin
of a shark, and 1ml las tee the possibil
ities of the creation of a Industry
whleh would be a lasting one after the
war, depending only upon the supply
f these tlgere of the eenv c 'v.
' The sample shown is buffed at one
nd and only ellghtty worked af the
Other end both ends nave had cor
rugatiorta eliminated,- .The1 Huffed- end
haa produced a line, soft leather, at
most a soft and pliable he kid, while
the other le a trine mere' stiff, bat pli
able. The skin of the shark I one
of the toughest known and the' sam
ples exhibited csnnet be torn". 1 ' "
Myrtedj of BharkS . v V
; "While I was cruising Out Westward
of the Ielknds a few weeks ago," said
the ethlbitor of the new leather,' "we
came across sharks and More than
thousand were killed. There were
myriad Of them, and the ocean out in
that 'direction appears to be fairly
alive with them, indicating aa appar
ently, limitless supply;
"Experiments in transforming' ; the
skins to leather have been satisfactory
and it appear that this is a. new in
dustry which has a future and in which
the Islands will plsw a conspicuous
part." . ,
The leather samples so far produced
are black, and in buffing leave a rich
glossy hue. , ( i . .
Concrete Building Costing $25
000 BeHnd. Erected, To, He
place Old Lyceum ' .
Kahului, Maui,'! t have m 136,000
cfliirttta thkafi tA itnlsM f,i KMrtitiii
X'tlV-i. desttov.4' lW
about' two montha.age. tlia concrete
building, iaeldentally, will be the iret
and only eonest'buiUiag in Kahului.
i Construction work on the new theater,
which' la situated on the old site of the
destroyed - show ' house,,. Is now being
carried'' forward rapidly, and it is ex
pected to have the building completed
by April 1. i ,
The Lyceum company Ik' not sparing
in the expense which the erection and
furnishing of the mew theater is caus
ing. . The Lyceum is to have real
opera ehaira for the reserved central
section of the housl, which will cost
eight dollars apiece,
When conipletedy the Lyceum will
have a seating capacity for 750 per
sons, about SCO more than the old thea
ter. Also it wiH have a stage fifty
feet wider and twenty-live feet deep up
on which any production brought to
the Inlaade ean be well aad properly
staged. - The gridiron, at height of
forty feet from the stage floor, will
make possible the handling of any
scenery, aa the stage roof will be twen
ty feel above the arch.
- Aa innovation at the theater will be
a nitre-silver curtain, one of the latest
Inventions for use in moving picture
houses. Not only is it made of a firo
firoof composition, but is so coated that
here is no flicker from piotures thrown
upon the screen.-
The auditorium portion ef the theater
will be lid feet deep and fifty feet
wide,, with, sloping floor from the
bnck to the front.."
lTn"h McNicoli,'. head carpenter of
the Kahului Railroad Company, is in
cbnrge of the. oonatruetien work on the
new Kahului Lyeeuni. It -will be nb
eoluiely fire proof, with numerous exits,
when opened to the public.
The fire which destroyed the old Ly
ceum wss caused by " film becomine
igaited the flames, spreading quickly
tA the wood -work of the house. Ai
though, the house was 'filled at the time
of the lire every person present was
able to reach the exits without injury.
e 1 1 I, , .
f CAPITAL
(Concluded from tags 1)
tie declared that Roosevelt is
"the moat potent aent the Kai
ser has iri America."
Republican feeling; ran high
during the attacks, made by Stone
and the Republican leaders are
preparing: to reply to the Bour
bon charges.
,
DOROTHY DALT0N TO
STAR IN NEW PLAY
. . .
Dorothy Dalton, the talented luce
star who haa won new laurels as an
exceptionally .flue emotional artreas
since appearing' in- Paramount pictures
will' star in a new nhbtobla "Flare-
up .Set" following ie appearance in
"Love Lettera", .L ' ! ,
Possibilities
i rmriinriTiiriTrn
ri tHtM ip tit
BREACH A
E
ED
Vessel Chartered to Bring Ni
' trates To Honptulu Burned
v ' In South American Port, . ,
fcoincldcnt with the report that the
'motor ship Oregon, on her maidendecp
Sea . voysje, was 1 saved from total
wreck 70 miles. from-Oahu by the
timely arrival ef the Matson steamer
Lurlla early Sunday morning comes
ther report thst the motor ship Tort
land, alater ship of the Oregon, hss
bees destroyed by fire.
The Portland wss under charter to
bring n esrgo of about 2300 tons of
nitrate to Honolulu for the Hawaiian
Fertiliser Company. No details have
Deep received 'regarding the destruc
tion of the Portland, other than that
she ha boen burned, probably at An
tafogasta, Chile, where she wss to have
loaded the nitrate for. Honolulu.
If eager reports received yesterday
by, Castle Cooke from Capt. Potet
Jottasen, commander of the Lurlinrt,
state that it was with much difficulty
4 line wee gotten to the Oregon, which
wss wallowing helplessly in a heavy
sea, when the stricken motor ship was
feactted early Sunday morning.
The fact that the Lurllne left Kahu
lui at midnight Haturday night instead
of waiUng for the break or day may
lave: been another factor whleh saved
the Oregon from tout loss.
Tanker May Tow Oregon
Messages received from Captain
Johnson of" the Lurline. indicate that
he may I not have to tow the Oregon
all the way back to Honolulu as he has
been in communication with the Htand
ard Oil tanker S. J. O'Keil, whose mas
ter has volunteered to take over the
shipwreck tow as soon as he overtakes
the Lnrline. ,
',W!in the CNeil wirelessed the Lur
line, the two vessels were about forty
hours apart and local waterfront men
think that the change in rescue vessels
should be made early this morning.
i It i also estimated that the Inland
er Oil tanker with the wrecked ship
should reach "port late this afternoon.
L.Xf Word that the Lurline would not be
forced to return all tha way to Hono
lulu with the Oregon was received
With satisfaction by banana shippers
who had placed what they termed an
experiment shipment aboard the l.ur
line, This wss a consignment of ba
nanas which- it was hoped would be
just ripe enough for the market when
they reached Man. Francisco.
Mock Damage Auvtained , ,
' Beporte from the Oregon state that
beside er Ingrnee being disabled and
hor-'deokj Cargo ltfst J Overboard, , - her
-
IffJ!??. d"J"rJ?
This
hroof of
the IS verity of the storm which was
encountered- by the motor ship.
Ho many of the new motor ships
have -put into Honolulu In distress,
eight or ten in number, that there is
mueh speculation ' among mariners as
to the eariee of their disastoM.
"Not properly fastened" is the way
most of the seafaring men sum up their
conclusions regarding these new wood
en vessels which are being rushed to
completion- to replace other shipping
which it Is dnslred to use In the At
lantic, or which baa already boen di
verted there,'
"They are not stiff enongh in the
after eny to? bear the weight of en
gines. : The green Wdod buckles nn.l
this -throws the shafting of the en
gines oui of line which completely do
ubles them. Then, there is not eiiouri
fustdhintf," says one navigator of tie
new vessels.
Portland's Experience
It is pointed out that the Port in n
Which- has jHst been destroyed by fl.i
somewhere along the Month Amoricn i
coast, was forced to put into Bnll
for two' months to rcpnlr dnmnj;'
eansed by her engines getting out ol
order.
Another etplnnntion given for the
trouble which none of the new moio?
ships seems, to. escape is thnt the en
glrteers on the ships are not familiar
enough With their engines, and that
before they become so disaster over
comes the ships. '
The Portland, like the Oregon which
is being towed Into Honolulu, bnd nev
er ninde e transpacific vovnae. although
she did take a cargo of lumber froSrH
me ixortuwest to Bouth America.
The B. J". OTfeil, which is exmvted
te tow the Oregon to port, sAhough
owned by the Standard Oil, hXs a car
go consigned ito the Union., 'Oil Com
pany hsre. She is making, the voyage
to Honolulu under direction of the na
tioual shipping board, as fuel oil was
badly needed here to relieve a short
age. She is S new Standard Oil tnnker
recently launched In Philadelphia,
s
HUNS ORDERED
, INTO INTERNMENT
CHICAGO, January 10 Orders for
Hie temporary internment of three Oer
mnn alien enrmies and the internment
of the fourth for the duration of the
war were received today from Attorney
General Gregory by Assistant United
Stifles Attorney Rankin.
those who will be Interned for a
short time are Csrl Bunderson. John
Onus and Joe lllller, while Herbert
Harts will be interned for the durutinn
the war. ..The men were caught with
out permits within a hulf-iuile rudius
of the armory.
'COMPOUND -s
Mirvaious SMaiarh MJI-
da and System HobullSxr f
tUvw. Kldy sn4 HI.J- f
r UwMSy-rl-les Blurt l
snasr LsuSv. . -, , i''!,
ill OfusirlsK). 4 , ,, X
RS IIP OF
0U1 DESTROY
Former II6nolalaa - !
V.ti ' '
Barry Ulrlch, Now Soldier of
;r Grizzlies,. , Win , Sixteen-Year-Old
Bride But After Ceremony
She , Changes Her Wind . and
. Flees ;
. Harry. Ulrleh, connected with one of
the leading taw offices in Honolulu,
In 1015, and a. member of the' Univer
sity Club, who is now a soldier in the
well-known "Orizr.ltcs" of California,
officially known as the 144th U. S.
Field Artillery," stationed at Camp
Kearney, recently figured in a sensa
tional marriage' And separation with
a sixteen-yenr-otd girl.
The wedding took plaee one after
noon', and shortly afterward the Soldier
husband, having to return to camp,
placed his girl-wife in the keeping of
her sister In San Diego. After reach
ing her. otol, according to the story
toM later by her mother, s:ie decided
she did hot want to be married, and. in
the night' sho pocked her clothing in
two suit eases, stole through the corri
dors of the hotel in her stocking feet
to a window, threw, the grips to ethe
street below, ami descended by a Are
esciiprt.
The girl waS Lois Cooper, and Sol
dier. Barry, ,Ulrirh, according to the
Const newspapers, is a wealthy Ban
Frr.neisimn. Also, according to members
of the families, Ulrich began Vo court
the girl when she was fourteen years
old, at A time' when he was m lawyer
in the Bay City. Ulrich joined the
' 'OriKxllusT at the same time that his
clone friend,' Reeves Heath, formerly of
Berkeley, became a member of the
heftilrmarters' company. Heath had mar
ried Kuth Cooper, a sister of LOia, and
Mrs. Cooper at one time permitted
Lois to accompany Mrs. Heath to Camp
Kearney, near San Diego, for a visit.
The girl told her mother that Heath
and hor sister - persistently urged her
to marry Ulrich, ami that at last ahe
consented, and one afternoon the mar
riage ceremony was, performed. Ulrich,
being under orders to return at once
to the camp, placed his wife iu the care
of Mrs. Heath intending to rejoin the
party in a few- days.
After reaching Los Angeles and join
ing her mother, a discussion was had
upon the possibility of annulling the
marriage, with a probability that Ul
rich himself will initiate the proceed
ings in the Southland.
MAYORFERNASKS
How Can Meatless Days Be 0b-
served When Food Adminis
trator Permits Hirjh Fish?
The question of Substitutes to re
place the meats and fats that ere to
be Conserved in the food campaign is
one which Mayor Joseph J. Fern de
clared yesterday should lie as much
in the hauds of the federal food ad
ministrator as the question of saving
articles needed for America's army.
"What are the people to eat on
these porkless und meatless dnyst" is
the question propounded by him in his
ofllie yesterday; "The price of fish Is
out of all reuBonahle bounds, and yet
this substitute 'for meat has not re
ceived the attention of the food admin
inlrntor despite many promises on his
part.
"If bananas ran be used for the,
manufacture of bread, so could iaro,
ami both could be of vnlue to the food
I'umpuigu provided the fooeY, kdmiuis
t rut or inn use bis power to'curtail the
lurge profits tliut are being 'made uu
txith."
Mayor Fern declares that the use
of taro for makiisg' bread is uo new
art among thivllawaiisns of the Is
lands andyeobld be easily popularised
whau BOi-esaary, provided aoiuetiiiug
conjd'be done to keep down the price
Stf vegetable. His arraignment of
rood Administrator J. F. Child fol
lows:
Asks Pointed Questions
"I want to ask the citizens of Ho
nolulu a question. Why do they have
to pay thirty five and forty cents a
pound for fish when the fisherman who
catches the fish gts only tea - ceuts
a pound!
"I want to adc the eitisens of Hono
lulu if there isn't something the mat
ter with a man like J. F. Child, who
has been promising us cheaper fish
prices since- his appointment and tho
prices still remain high!
"I want to ask the eitisens of Hono
lulu if they can observe 'meatless'
and 'porkless' days when fish priiys
are so highf
"I waut to nk the citizens of Ho
nolulu if it isn't time that some ac
tion was taken to chsnge conditions
so that 'meatless' and 'porkless' days
can be observod by having fish sold at
reasonable prices f
Charges Profiteering
'.'The fish dealers at the market do
n pt have to pay high rents for their
stalls, perhaps f-5 a month. Therefore
why aft this profit of buying fish at
ten cents a pound from the fishermen
and making a profit from fifteen to
twenty cents a pouudf
"I want to uok the citizens of Ho
nolulu if a new food commissioner
isn't necessarw when the incumbent
has done nothing but give us preiuisen
of lower prices since he took onlcet
We runnot live on promises If be
cunnot get us lower prices for the food
. we must buy, should he not resign and
allow someone cine who can do it, to
take his position I
I (Signed) 'JOSEPH J. FERN,
"Mavor, City and County of llouululu.
"January 31, 1K18."
IVIAIIUKONA MEETS
EMD IN SOUTH SEAS
- 1 '
Only Two Members of Crew Sav
ed Cargo of Copra Lost,
Says Press Despatch
- Twice' threatened with destruction,
Once by Are in Honolulu Harbor, and
once by a storm at the mouth of Co
lumbia River, the schooner Mahukona
haa answered the third call of tha ele-
" " now, .'"V" w".
t th..n"' ? l0"
M.tW L"".0" ,wh? mvn"f4 2
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WSS WrRRCII.
Such is the ending to a sehoonsr
well known in the Islands, where it
waa long engaged ss a sugar carrier
to the Coast, brought by aa Associat
ed Preas report last night.
A total loss with the erew and the
77 " '.r" " ;P w",r" 7" , ia publlshe.l by the Berlin Lokal An
at Apia P " Prni"f0 iWr according te despatcheVreceWed
, Before loading copra earn the Ma-1 'S?9: ..',.
hukona had carried a cargo of lumber
, -a,.,. xr-.i. v
to Sydney, from Willap. Harbor, where
.k. a...4-.i,-. i r v-
September 1. Oi
vember 8 she sailed from Sydney for
San Francisco by the way of Apia.
- A latenarine register gives her mss
ter's name as Johnson and her owner
as J. O. Davenport. She was built
at Hoquiam, Washington, in 1901 and
had a deadweight carrying capacity Of
5S tons.
The Mahukona is best remembered
k... Lt i.
save her from Are by Chief Thurston
and his men in March, 190.1, when a
blase started in the captain's quarters
on the schooner. P H
The Mahukona was anchored in tke
row and the flames were first seen by
a watchman on the naval tug Iro
quois. Fife Chief Thurston and bis fire
men got lines of hose aboard the ves
sel by Using the tug Fearless aad af
ter two hours' hard effort saved the
vessel so she could be repaired for a
voyage to the Coast.
Aid waa also rendered in the fight
against the flames by the jaekies
aboard ths Iroquois who boarded the
Mahukona as soon as the alarm was
sounded.
Two yesrs later, in January 1908, a
storm drove the Mahukona ashore at
the mouth of. Columbia River, hut she
was pulled off to safety on the fol
lowing day.
- The Mahukona at the time of the
fire aboard ber in Honolulu Harbor
had arrived here the week before from
Shanghai, China, and waa bound for
Eleele to load sugar.
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War Savipgs and
Thrift
Ar Selling Rapidly
Although Campaign Has Hardly
. Started. . PostotTice Sold $500
Worth Yesterday Many Sol
diers and Others Are Investing
' ,,r;
Despite the fact that the regular
campaign 'for, the sale of war savings
and thrift stamps has hardly been
started a 'yet, the Honolulu postofXee
sold $fO0 worth of stamps yesterday.
a large part 'of these were sold to other
pottoffiees on Oahu, but a goodly num
ber were individual purchases.
Carriera are now ready to make de
livery of stamps to any one who fills
out the printed slip which Is 'included
In the Isrge advertisemn.te published
by ths committee. The filled ost slips
may ne handed to the carrier or may
be placed- in any pstbox without post
age, and the stsreotf called for will be
sent out fromlJeV potoffi&e in charge
of the earrieyiff the district.
The thrTl and war savings stomp
campaign" has had a good start at
Forf felittfter under' Mrs. Mae E. Hchar
Mn, who Is In charge of the postoffice
there. Lieut. Col. T, C. Bollos, com
manding the pOst,was the first pur
chaser of a war savings certificate. The
first thrift stamp was sold to Capt.
Herbert E. Weatcott, U. S. R.
The first soldier to buy a thrift
stntup was First fluss Private Ralph
Kinsey, while Mrs. Scharlin wns the
first woman on the post to make a pur
chase. Even the children have been
represented among the stamp buyers,
as little Ralph Uuescy, eon of Capt. R.
O. Hnssey, now owns a thrift stamp,
end little Lennre E'y, daughter of
Cnpt. Ernest Ely, has a war savings
certificate. ,
Captain Ely, who ia in chsrge of the
post exohnnge, has made a purchase of
stamps and placed them on sale at the
exchange fnr the soldiers sod others.
Posters and cards have been put up In
the exchange and booklets sre given
out to all who are interested.
'Hie slogan at Fort Sbafter is "A
thrift stamp card for every soldier and
a war savings certificate for every offi
cer," and with the start tbey are mak
ing it seems, certain that the desired
end will be attained. The other mili
tary posts on Oahu will not be far be
hind. .
A meeting of the publicity commit
tee, of which A. Lewis, Jr., ia chair
man, will be held this afternoon at two
o'clock jii Room 407 of the Bank of
Hawaii Building. It is expected that
final details fur the publicity end of
the campaign will b worked out at this
meeting.
.-
SAN FRANCISCO QUOTATIONS
H.V FIJASMSCd. Jsuiuirv 1-iAho
rlstwl Press) rolliiwlng are tbs opsnlns
nun cioHiua vjuoiauons or sugar ana oiuei
tiM-Ks la the Ban rranclsco nwrkst rs-
I Open- Cliw
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IIiiwhIIhu Hiiicsr I'n .
Mniinkss Hucsr
lliiti:lduson Hiuior I'd.
iinliu HiiHsr l'o
iiImh HiiKur Co
llniiliiea Sllitsr Co. . .
I'njiiiliaii Hiiicar Co. . .
Honolulu (ill
Kmc-! (oiioer
llouululu Plantation .
ISfiSgJAY
OME
if
ITH ABRUPTNESS
Berlin Paper ' Asserts . Unless
Trotsky Accepts Demand! et
Central Powers On Return To
Brest Litovsk . Negotiations
Close . T, i ',
WASHINGTON, January M (Asso
elated Pres.)-lVace negotlatlona for
S1 y b'-k with great, sudden-
nesa when the coaferenei reassemble.
1 at Brest Litovsk
The Central ' PoW
ers stand ready to sever remtione and
kt at once unless Foretn Minister
Trotsky sccept. their demand, on be
half of his irovernment when he re
turns to the meetine place. This as
sertion or threat as it may be Inferred
L V'"ur !'T" .u. lit ,
I race ineludeil under the old Russian
I 'JLrrlrmXrt:
government are endeavoring by srrat
. to fvn .1. m i iiiuvfii v uiBoni.Bnajis
4'"mselves from the propaganda of the
Ox rman government, and to agitate for
Teuton as well as for Russian popular
freedom is the opinion here baaed on
recent despatches.
Reports come from Amsterdam that
tks "People's Republic" of tha
Ukrainians have not concluded peace
wua rne Teutons t trough tbs represent
tih,"rr?. ? th FrimP' '
' fj", i 7"Lita. o ?
I 1" d"fr1 terminated. Bneh
to h new int tT0 Brest-Llt-
' r"" " lne
A Budapest despatch to an Amster
dam paper says thst Premier Wekerie
of the Hungarian government reply
Ing to a question in the lower house,
said the government adheres to the
principle of a peace without annexa
tions or indemnities. It is intimated
that In putting the question, the depu
ty did not refer to Alsace1 Lerraiss
and its probsble disposition. '
iiuWcoSTfl
HOLD MEETING TODAY
George R. .Carter Expected To Be
Back From Hawaii
George R. Carter- is expected back
from Hawaii this morning ia time to
sttepd the regular weekly luncheon of
the Hawaiian Vigilance Corps of tho
American Defense Society at Uoe to
day. 'The luncheon' will be given -in
the gold dining room of tho Young
Hotel, aad members' who etpact'to SV
tend are asked to notify H. Ooodlag
Field before ten o'clock at bis office,
phone 4791... '- ' , -
A number of hands of extra line ripe
bananas Will be placed on tke Uble as
decorations and for -the delectation of
the members. The banana consenting
propaganda committee of . the corps,
which has organised the entire banana
campaign, wlU make a report of it
aetivttiee, and . several other commit
tees will be hea4 front. AU those who
have been voted into membership are
i-ugiuie 10 enena. ,'
- ' . i, .
PASTOR IS REFUSED
Wanted To Take Second Wife, Is
. Testimony. (
Rev. John Jsshes Maihewa. pastor of
the Kamakua Mauloa Church who, ac
cording to his wife, aued for a divorce
after she refused to permit him to take
a second wife, lost hie eaae yesterday
when after a long drawa out hearing
Circuit Judge William IL Hsea refused
to grant him a decree, , A large part of
the congregation .'had been called to
give testimony in the case, but the
court reached a decision without ealliag
many of Mrs. Mathews' witnesses, who
were in court In number s
The couple were married in July of
lmm, and have four children .aad one
ndoptcd child. Answering ber bus
he nd 's charges of cruelty and deeertion
Mrs. Msthewa waa able to show that
she had left the home only when she
feared for her personal safety, alleif:
ing that her husband had. attacked her
on numerous occasions. Theaa outbursts
grew out of her refusal to permit
Mathews to take a second wife, she do.
oiareii.
Will Aggregate $5000 a Month,
Says Company
War fax returns from the Inter Isl
and Steam Navigation Company Will
aregate something like . $5000
month, according to figures compiled
!v i-oinpany officials. Returns for the
month of November amounted to 14000
but the amount jumped to something
like $3000 last month, snd the belief is
expressed that it will continue to re
mil i n near this fiiure.
The tax payments from public utili
ties like the Inter-Island Company are
of several kinds and cover both freight
ami paasengera. Three percent of the
amount paid for freight shipments Is
i he amount of the tax of that kind. On
sti'iunshtp tickets between points in the
ilium niuiri tun ibx is eigni percent
of the amount paid. Seats, berths ami
ststeronma also eomo In for taxation
under the law to the extent of ten per
cent ef the amount the passenger pays.
mm
DIVORCE
By Jul
OC RETURNS LARGE
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Haw. una. (., ,
Haooksa Snj. Co
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kakek riant. Co. . ....
Kskaha Haa. C. . ....
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Mf-Bryde Hn. r,'l.td.
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Fsctnc (ar Mill , ....
Pais 1-WststWm Co, . ...
I'epcvtM Hu. C
Pioneer Mill CO
Han t'arlaa Milling Ca. ..
walalaa Arrctl. C'o. . ..
Walluka Mag., Co. .
MlnCBtXANBOti '
Baden Development Co. .
1st iaaae. Ammm TO 10
2nd Iimhm Pi Id L'o
Halka V. P. Pfd..
hoiks r. r. vo., uota..
Haw. Ooa. It v. t A ...
HW. Con. inf., 0 B ...
Haw. (fee. U. Com
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Haw. Itaeepute Co
Hoe. B. A II. Co., Ltd. ..
HS. Oaa Co., LtO.
tioo. R. T. A L, Co. , : . .
Infer-inland . K. l'o, ..
Mutual Tel. Co
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Oaha Hallway A L. Co. .
140
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Heme (80 Fd) ........
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BOND '
Beach Walk I. D, .
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Hawaii Ceo. By. ....
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Haw. Tor. RC Am
HaW TvT. Feb. Imp.
Use. Tr. rSn. jmtve
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Haookaa inslr 4 , 0.
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UNLTSTCO SECURITIES
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Hon. Con.- OU . ABO 4.00 fl.T.'t
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Rnels. OSfMr . .... B.XTu S.RO i.-'
Uluvrat PioduCtS . . .OU .11 lr
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Montana hlusliam .. Jl .M .:
Madea MlulttQ- . ... J M M
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All.' MB, . Raiels. 500, 140; , .:rlu; '
Mliiecals. luu, Iuc , . . . ; 1 '
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Qeotatioae' esi the foUtfwtng Kew Yonk .
CurO stocks, ss wirelessed te The Adver
tiser by skosmbam atot .
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