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HAWAIIAN G'AZfcTTti. FRIDAY, TANDARY 25 .9i8.'StMtAVEKKLY; " XTAWfl
THE -HAWAIIAN GAZETTE
I
RODERICK OT MATHESON, EDITOR
. FRIDAY MORNING,
i JANUARY 25, 1918.
THE ADVERTISER'S SEMI-WEEKLY
EXCUjSES NO HELP TO HONOLULU NOW
THERfe U plenty of truth la what Mayor Fern I least, in the matter of army booze ahd vice. Even
hat aaid in hia reply to the ultimatum of 'now, as set forth in General Wisser'a. ultimatum,
General WW that Honolulu must either clean 9 proposed to lend any assistance, by the
. ' jliL i2 , . . army, although elsewhere the army has offered
up or shut up. A tht mm time, the palpable and w Mp 1.
! attempt to "pass the buck" only adds to the shame Butf recogniing the fact that there has been
4. Honolulu should feel over the existing situation 'apathy on the part of the United States district
It is true that there has been no ettort on tfte( attorney and something more' than apathy on the
part of the local representatives of the department
of Justice, to enforce the federal laws dealing with
part of General Wisser, Honolulu has no valid
excuse for the moral condition Into which the city
the illicit sale of intoxicants or the various statutes ; has been allowed to lapse, allowed in the face of
relating to vice. Whether this is the fault of the repeated disclosures, in all the knowledge that
United Stateg' district attorney, and the united constant reiteration in the presa could supply, in
States marshal, as very many believe, or is. the
fault of the department of justice, in the instruc
tions given to Mr. Huber and Marshal Smiddy, as
some claim, we do not know. We do know, how
ever, that at no time in the history of the Terri
, tory has there been more apathy and less atten
. tion paid to complaints in the police and prosecut
ing departments of the federal court.
..It is equally true that during the past several
months, since the departure of General Strong,
there has been no continuous effort on the part
of the military authorities to help the civil officers
of the law. For a few weeks,-until he had reached
that stage In his work where results were in sight,
one young officer did excellent work. So well did
he work, as a matter of fact, and so close did he
get to some of the things going on, that he was
hastily recalled and some anonymous substitute
put in his stead.
The surface appearances were that the higher
ups in local army circles were neutral, to say the
the face of things that no man with open eyes
could avoid seeing.
Honolulu has been satisfied with it filth. Other
wise it would not have reelected Charley Rose as
sheriff or Arthur M. Brown as city attorney.
To our shame it iflust be said that our condi
tions are just as we have permitted them to be
come with open eyes and in full knowledge of all
the facts. We have voted for rottenness. We have
not only condoned it but we have encouraged it
We have refused to face the situation. We have
imagined that we could afford to capitalize our
shame and. get away with it. We have balked at
our duty and denounced those who have attempt
ed to awaken us, shouldering the "reformers"
aside as noisy nuisances.
Now we Are getting exactly what we have com
ing and what we should have known would come.
We are today being advertised throughout the
Union as a place without public conscience, aa a
strumpet city which has to be forced to be decent.
BREVITIES? '
To Young America
By WILLIAM G. M'ADOO, Secretary
of the Treasury.
,'' f
Nations have their childhood and their clays of
hard lessons just as children do. One hundrM
and forty years ago; when the first American
;Army marched to battle, our Nation was younger
"'. unong nations than you are among your fathers,
your mothers, and their friends. Our Army liad
drummer boys in those days, real boys of ten and
'. . twelve who marched as bravely and as proudly
into cannon fire as their great chief, General
. -V Washington, himself. Our Nation had little girls,
who laughed and cheered and loaded muskets, fpr
vtheir fathers, who fired through loop-holesiiy,Jpeir
cabin homes, when the painted Indians charged
' to the very doors.
Where many schoblhouses stand today Ameri
can boys and girls may have helped to fight and
to defeat the enemy, when our Nation, too, was
young.
We arc in the greatest war of the world's his-
tory, and we must win this war. We can and we
t: shall win, if the boys and girls of America say
; go, and mean it, and feel it, and live it, as the boys
; and girl of 76 lived and felt and helped.
. ' The Nation needs that sort of boys and girls
. today. Not to beat our drums, nor to load our
muskets, but to start a great work which must be
done. It is the part of boys and girls today to
'; give an example of self-denial and sacrifice, to
teach fathers and mothers, to teach the grown
people of the Nation, that we still have in every
- ; young heart the spirit of 76, when-boys led our
soldiers into battle and girls fought beside their
i fathers at the cabin walls. The lesson is "Thrift"
; ,v saving to the point of sacrifice self-denial of
everything unnecessary.
. V . If every, bov and eirl savs at home tonight, "I
will fight in this war", "1 will save every penny
and loan it to my government to help save the
, li;es f the big brothers of America", "I will try
1 to teacii every American I see to do the same",
' then 20,000,000 homes, the homes of all America,
will-be fill 1 with the spirit of 76, the spirit of
' "the drummer boys, of the brave girls of those days.
v America will -win again, as it has always won,
. Lvihrough the splendid strength, courage, and sacri
fice in the hearts of youths, that today will teach
, the Nation the lesson of saving and serving, which
it must, and will learn, through the message which
jhk, school children will carry home.
, Through saving your pennies, nickels, dimes,
. 11 quarters, and buying thrift stamps, and then war-
savings certificates, you will help your country
and its gallant armies to win the war.
:.' I know you will help.
' !' Things seem to be coming Richard II. Trent's
'i. way. First he drops in ior a trusteeship on the
board of the Bishop Instate and now he is selected
- by the federal government as the custodian of
; alien enemy property. lnthe appointment of Mr.
Trent fcr it is he personally whoJtad-lMxn, select -.
'', ''"cd, although the Trent Trust Company is omVial
" y named as the depositary the federal overti
, ' rrtent has chosen wisely. Mr. Trent is to he- fully
. ' trusted to see that the property rights of our
enemy owners of Hawaiian property are fully ir
. tected and. at the same time, that the United States
1 J not flimflanimvd or buncoed to the extent of a
'. jenny.f' ; . .
... ' We are now going to have one meatless, two
' ',j)o'rklcs8 and two whcatless days, which leaves us
".' with two days to catch up iu.- The"' Advertiser
Will soon be-forced to publish a daily reminder
' of whatever-less day it happens to'be. Watch our
V-,v; jrolumna and remain patriotic. I p
The Plattshurg Spirit
WHAT Honolulu needs , today among our
army friends appears to be. "the Plattsburg
spirit", as described in a recent New York Times
article by "one who failed at Plattsburg, lost a
$12,000 job but finds himself a better man, men
tally, spiritually and physically". This writer
say: '
Rut perhaps the most remarkable part of the Platts
burg spirit in the high moral tone of the camp. It
pimply isn t the thing to be a rounder here, or, what
)m even more aurpriaing, to talk' of having been
one or of liking to be one.' This is due to the influence
of Colonel Wolff ami Colonel Raer, end their astound
1 ing thoroughness in carrying out the order of the
Secretary of War in clearing np Plattsburg. How they
closed saloons ami houses of bad reputation, how they
drove out gambler and peddlers of whiskey and
bottled cocktails, would make a story ia itself. For
when !olonel (then Captain) Baer started to make the
camp surroundings decent, United State Avenue, on
which the post borders, was reminiscent ofintt frontier
days; the thoroughness wrih wit.1 Ileal lMufU ;wro J
.removed, ia an evidence of the J'lattburgsjsrii.
The Park Job .
IT will be a matter of regret to very many that
the good work done for the city by A. K.
Yierra, as park superintendent, has not been
recognized by the majority of ffle board of super
visors, but that the political Campaign waged
;igainst him, and through'jhim at Supervisor Hol
linger, has been successful. It throws upon the
municipal government the same shadow that the
late Chief Justice Robertson declares has been
cast uxm the territorial judiciary that service
weighs nothing as compared to political expe
diency. It is fortunate, however, that the affair has been
delayed long enough to secure for Honolulu so
i-llii ic-nt a man as Wilbur C. Woodward, formerly
of the department of public works. Mr. Wood
ward is a capable executive and a man with a
reputation to sustain. He is one in whom the com
munity may have full confidence. The one fear
we liae is that the same olitics which made the
retention of office by Yierra impossible will mili
tate against the full efficiency of Woodward, per
haps so much so as to disgust him with the job
and the jobbers and force him to throw up the
position within a few months. Then the position
will become an opening for a spoilsman and all
the good that has been accomplished will be lost
There is danger of this, if we read the signs
aright. It is up to the "efficiency" men of the
I oard and the good citizens of the city to see that
the new superintendent is not made the early vie
urn of political nagging.
Fortunately the response of the representative
nun of the community to the Liberty Ioan re
quests of the government, the magnificent way in
which the Red Cross is being locally supported,
the generosity with which Honolulu came to the
front in the cause of the fatherless children of
I-ranee, the prompt response to the draft registra
tion, the manner in which so many have stuck to
the national guard through all its ups and downs
and the large number of men and women who
hae sailed away for war service show that all
.Honolulu cannot be included among those who
have made it necessary for the army to warn up
;hai our city is unlit for decent young Americans
from the mainland. And now is the time for this
I atriotii-, decent element to assert itself. The bat
Me line has reached Oahu. ,
'
Ueaders of The Advertiser will be doing a kind-'
iv act ii they mail the magazines t hi-v have read
to ( li.iplaiu l.oughran, Fourth Cavalry, Schofield
I'arniik-, for the ue of the patients in the post
hospital.
A flile of Bve, dollars wis given Louis
Mendonca, a flfteen yesr old motorist,
yesterday for driving without license
and having hit auto muflfler open.
', Authorisation to act aa notary tub
Uea ha been issued by Attorney Gen
eral Htainback to O. Lloyd i'erklns
and Ralph Johnstone 'of Honolulu and
Ray B. Kietow of Walluku, Mani. ,
Judge Harry Irwin has announced
that all antoiwt convicted of passing
treet ear while tkiy are standing
will be given the limit of the law as
punishment for tl.e second offchwe.
Becanse he got his foot tangled in
the stirrup after bia horse hod fallen,
r. Kaauwai, a mounted policeman, is
now suffering from a broken leg. The
horse after gettiifg up from its fall
started to run and dragged the police
man. Slipping while coming down the
stairs from the Phoenix Club Monday
night, J. Cullen, the contractor, fell
the full length of the flight of staris.
He crashed through the glass door at
the entrance and received a number
of painful, cute about the head.
Question aalre blanks sent out yester
day morning b Exemption Board No.
j reached the total of 37S( and those
sent out by1 the Kiemption 'Board No.
2 bring the; total in that district up
to A1SS. Only, five day remain for
the campaign to alose. ,
Final reports of the, Christmas member '
hip drive came"' in from several dis
trict yesterday. - Molokal reported a
total of 4.1A members, ' Maui 11,022,
Kauai 33.13, and .Fwa plantation 804.
Nearly all of the memberships were
annual dollar subscriptions, nd in ad
dition about 100 -people: Vtntributed
fifty cents apiec' to, the ted Cross
fund. . ,
President Dillingham of the chamber
of commerce has requested the adver
tising and aubseriptioa committer and
the territorial affairs committee, to
meet at the chamber of fomaieree room
this morning to map out plana for
work thia year. .Other atanding com
mittees are urged to get together and
organize as soon aa possible in order
to get their work-under way without
unnecessary delay.
Koharn, Hawaiian, iM arrested
Monday night by Chief of Detectives
Arthur McDuffie on suspicion of being
the on ' responsible for the ' numerous
burglaries In Waiaiki, Aaimuki . and
Makiki districts. THe Hawaiian is
said to have confessed to several of
the robberies. Among the homes which
he is said to have admitted robbing
are those of Frank Bichardson, and
(Sen. . Edward Davis. He iiaalso be
lieved to be responsible .for the rob-
bcrv of Mrs. Wilson's' home on Beach
Walk last Christmas Day. . ,
persona; i!mPTT0 EViDF
DRAFT FRUSTRATED
E
'Buiat stoekSwfer ftiOiVCnctrVii. on
the local exohanee yMerJay --total
aalei amounting 10 7KZ shares. . Uanu
waa the most active and some pront
taking and consequent declines were
noted. Other sugars were strong and
firm.
Ia the unlisted securities Montana
Bingham stock waa stronger and high'
er and Madera waa most in demand,
Activity of Madera stock followecj
the receipt of a message wbica aaia:
"Mill handling seventy-five tons
dar. Will be able to increase this
Opened up stope on 600 level which is
producing good ore."
SEVEN HOUR DAY
TNTHANAPOI.TH. January 24 (Aa
sociated Press) At tho session, of the
ITnited Mine Workers of. America
which opened here yesterday Samuel
Uompers suggested a universal seven
hour dav for the miners. Ut suggested
this as a. war measure and aa desirable
t V, r... a u i nn I industrial
suspensions which have prevailed in
many of the mines in the past.
V: Walter T. Maefarlane Mi l pikl
ger in the Mauna Kea yesterday mnrf
ing for Maul v'tf .,; . , "
J.' ft. Morngne, . road engineer of
Kaeai, is a visitor in the city. He re
turns to the Garden Island today by
Elmer U 8ch warsberg,' whe ( f epent
ten day in Kauai, has returned to the
tity. i He reports everything dplng
nicely la the . Garden Island. .;.,
William ;T, .Rawlins, whe has been
the (juren's Hospiul the past few
i ya, in reported doing nicely and will
sh Ttly be able to gt about.
Mrs. Oscar James Phillips of Pearl
Harbor left nsexpeetedly for her family
home in Kansaa City, when she has
been called on aeeount of illness ef her
mother. . , , ,
. Among well known Garden Islanders
who arrived : yesterday moraine from
Kauai were Charles A. Rice, Albert'
rioroer, James Ppnulding, J. H.'Mor
agn and C. W. Hpiti.-
. .'' ' " .'
Mutual Telephone r :
ttmpany Tp v ;
Control Maui W. ; -
?: ' r." r ;- '7i
Report Heard Controf of Stock
. Has Been Secured J, A.
Batch Says He; Is Not Inform-
ed Deal Has Been Closed But
Negotiations Conducted
. .. ii .
Change of control of theMsul
Telephone Company has been effected
by a recently . closed deal aeeordjne
to reports heard yesterday. It fl ail
eoatrfil of a majority of the-etocklhT
the' company hat, been aeenred for-th
Mutual Telephone1 Company. . , , .
Asked, vesterdar' afternoon for; .ini
formation relative io the - acquiring f
the Maui company J. A. Belch said
he had not been offtcinlly informed at
yet that, the deal bad been, perfected.
It waa pending be said and under it
the Mutual company waa ti seenre da
trol of s majority of the stock. ,
John L, Fleming of J as. F. Mofgan
Company was in Maui last week and
has . returned to the Valley Island
again. It ia said he baa been conduct
ing negotiations for the Mot.ual Tele
phone Company and it was through hit
efforts, arrangement have been made. '
EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE
AGAINST TONG CHEW
lirt tiling M.uor l'crn
-Hioii a real job.
knows lie'll make
AN ICE-FREE PORT
Through the aid of American rail
road men, Kuropean Russia hat now,
for the first time in itt history, an ice
free ocean port that shipping can. en
ter at any time of the year, according
to Ueorge Moore, an American rail
way engineer who returned to Han
Francisco from Russia recently, after
completing the railroad from Pelfograd
to Kola on the Aretie Oeean.
Though Kola ia nearly the northern
most point of Kuropeao Russia, it it ire
free in the winter, Mr. Mcore reports,
when Archangel is completely frozen
UP- JJ a -
QUEEN'S WILL CASE IS
POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL
In -accordance with an agreement
reached by attorneys representing all
interests in the ease involving the es
tate of the late Queen Liliuokalani, the
hearing has beea postponed until the
latter part of April. When the ease
was called recently Delegate Kuhio, who
is. contesting the 1009 will, asked for
a continuance to permit him to attend
the present session of congress.
PILES CURED IN 8 TO 14 DATS
PAZO OINTMENT it guaranteed to
cure blind, bleeding, Itching or pro
truding PILES ia 6 to 14 daya or
money refunded. Manniactnred by
the FARIS MEDICINE CO., St. Louis,
U.S. A.
Tong Chew, manager of the Faeifle
Auto Painting Ce., on Alapal Htreet,
araa. arrested yesterday on a charge
of ambekaleatent of . tfee fnndt, of, tan.
eoneern.i Tie arrest was mads by Of
ficer M. M. Kekua on complaint fur
nished by stockholders of the concern.
In spite of the large sum of money
which it is alleged was taken by the
manager, be failed to furnish bond and
was. locked up over , night. The ease
will be heard in police court j (thit
morning. ' ' 1
GOVERNOR IS EMPOWERED ; '
TO ISSUE PASSPORTS HERE
Vnder authorisation given by the
department of state tbc- Governor is
emoowered to Issue passports to appli
cants here. Traveler' who have obtain
ed passports from the department of
state have in a number of eases been.
seriously delayed and embarrassed when
thev fonnd that the passports so Js
sued expired and they were obliged to
wait here until others could be obtained
from Washington.
PAB8ENQERS ARRIVED
Bv Mr. Msnus Ken. Jimmrr 22:
KltOM HAWAII MInn It. Ha. fl. A
Cannon. Mliw V. McC'ahoii. 1.. W. de Via
Norton. K. J. UmhI. l)r Kry. MIm M. K
Kllierln, (ivorxr Tom Sir. i Wolf. MIm
MooU. MIm Akcrx. Mm. Walker. Mr. and
Mr. N. B. Kacolua. MIm M. A0ll. Mlaa
K. AdtllM. Mr. aud Mr., r. K. Hura, I.
K. HiiKxrll, 1. McDonald. T. It Saikl. K
Takemntn. Mra. l.nn. Mr K. Tanaka
Mihhm Dorian. Ham Kaackuaklirl and
chllil. K. Ilnkama. Mihh Jhiic Khersrr
Thoinaa Hlackarcll, Mr. anil Mm. I). J
Nlnenilre. T. Haiinkl. MrH. It. Weatnhv,
Mr. anil Mra. Ilao Wrhbcr. I'. B. Werat,
A. Murphy, Cicornc K. arter. Mm II.
K. raiix. W. I Kxniond. A. II. . Valiner,
I'aplaln anil Mr, BurltiiKamc. A. H. I Jim,
Mm. J. 'I'. Mnlr. Mr. aud Mra. It. Wo
Kcaiiun. Mr. and Mr. I'.nlhovcn, Tltlia
MiKoaua. .mum si. rin urn. Mr. ami Mra
I'm nk Toledo. A. C Itowncjr. Mra. Qulun
and nve i-hllilren. w. II. Wiplth.
KKOM MAII-Mra. KmUr Marine. F
I.. Jaaiea, Dr. 1. II. Hayiuonrt. Mr. and
Mra. II. r.. Kavaae, A. K. Hale. K. W.
Kam. J. Klrouaxa. A K. Klna. Joseph
Mahplona, II. kauiaka, J. Ilorlla, O. Ta
kukt, V. Yoahlnka.
Ilr atr. Klnau fnmi Kauai. Jaunarr 2S
P. W. Kiitta. It. Reutou Hlud. A. Horner
K. Hynto. M. Ikawa. K. HoNliiina. T. lUi
siika. T. II Iron. H. lmafujl, I.. MuDdon.
H. Hrown. J. H(ialdlnK. Mm. tVliwarahera;,
Mlaa H lllraalil. Mlaa. N. Illyaahl. Mlaa I
lIlyaxM. K. Mudnrr. I n Kee, I. Kaul. J.
H. Mora if nr. r. II. WUco. ('. A. ttu-.
By atr. Rllieria Mam from Yokohama.
January & Mra. 1. Kujluara. Mlaa
KuJIwars, M. K. Merrliuan, A. M. Htereua,
I. Ljrenu. v. A. let-ker.
PASSENGERS DEPARTED
II y air. Klnau fur Kauai. Janusry 23
a. i, iwio, n. m. nwunser, ra,(i,'T
Hrtian, Mra. J. 1) I'mtk. K. Anderann
(ieortro 'loin. .1. ('. Iliirrher. Tung Hee
('heoiiR. V. NtKiita. IV II Wllciw, ' Mra.
Krank I'niwfonl. U. I'. Wllou. A. Itlie,
V. I) lNty. M. J. Bnltr. Mlaa Malama.
Mra. Malaiua. HsurK Mctiilyre, Mra. J.
Coke and cnild, Mra. Jnlin Brown Jr.
Mlaa AikiIo. Mra. J. K Aiadu.
By air. Mauna Kea fur I.Hhulna anil If Ho.
January .l II I). MorrUou. H. I,. Knsle,
Bev. Akuliio Akana. Mr. and Mr. J. T
Mnlr. J. 11. Bernard. Jobii I'lllleu. Judge
I'oke, aira. ('. II.. Mi Ki-oalc. Mra. Blai ow ,
Mlaa Jena. Mra. I vermin, II Lenike, Iter.
J. P. Krdman. K. Hara. K. Hallo. Mr.
To J lo. Mr. aud Mra. C. Ileurtnuea, K. c:
Kihen.k. II. B. Weller. A. VIII. It. J
Mi'Namara. T. H. Ralkl. Her. H. Kama I
oitll. Mra. M. U C'orrea. C. A. Mliort
J. T. Koier. Mr. aud Mra. Joaeiiu Puruey,
Mra. I'. K. I.liidxay aud two anna, Mlaa K.
Iiiiacnll. It. II. Hrlttou. Mr. aud Mra. B. (I.
I.eaillieCter and son. A. Maaou. Mra. Ma
aou, Mra. A. W. Carter, W. R. McCnaiaa,
W. M. t'aae, Mlaa N. .1. Ariama. H. K.
Mnrab, J. II Uiu-ioa, Harry Brown. Mugl
iniito, H. Ilarann, K M. Iiuncan. A. O
lleoderaon, I.. M. Clet. .1. Ha ill ok, A. Hliya
A. Hoarea. H. Umikl, K Tufukujl, lalilkswa
B. 1ISIII.
TEIIDICUSISS,
mi I uinniiR imnrn
uiiiiHbiifVii mm
Son of Rich Utan Claims Exemp-
-5 tion On "Flimsy Ground But,"
Board Turns Thumbs Down
'.'A deliberat attempt to evade the
spirit-'- th ,' selective 4 draft, law
through a claim' for exemptiotfon the
ground 'that he wat engageit in an
agficultDral proposition necessary
the apheep of the Nation during the
war was frustrated by the local general
draft board, of which J., A. 'Balch Is
chairman-, and tbumlai were unanimous
ly turned down and Hit person placed
a riansinvn 'tiat- wnicn may later
bring , him into theV uniforms of his
country. The board withholds his
name for the present.
The person, calmly signed hia exemp-J
Mi rmiBi, r'irn,ij wiih ine aaaur-
ance that . the board would pass upon
it favorably. '
The hoard ' took high , ground, how
ever, and after considering the man's
answers in the Questionnaire from all
standpoints, decided the claim was not
proper, inssinurh as he . was the son
of wealthy parents, the head of the
family being ens of the leading agri
culturiats of the - Territory, employing
a large number of men to handle the
several - enterprises in which he is in
terested. '
Place Oonld be rilled
That the young man ' services were
absolutely necessary to the mainten
ance or the work of which he is the
head -was denied when the board bad
considered all questions. The industry
has largely to do with the develop
ment or csttie on a neighboring island.
He is in sole charge or managership
of .the concern. The board was of the
opinion, however, that his. personal
cofrtlei'tion with its development, even
for direct tinea for 'and on behalf of
the' United States, was not exclusive
ly neceeaary, for his place could be
filled by. an older man. if necessary,
and his' own -services could best be
utilised by the war department1, in
its man-power neeeseities at the front.
' The board believes tha its derision
was not drastic, but in conformity
with humaaitariaa principles, and ful
ly in accord with the spirit of the
President's call for men and a classi
fication into five divisions of the
draftees. '
Baals of a Policy
The board believes, however, that it
has achieved the tiaaia of a . policy
which will guide it in handling the
thousands of other questionnaire blanks
now pouring bark from registrants
Who have filled theui out.
"While I did not have the actual
handling of this particular question
naire blank," aaid Chairman Balch
yesterday, "the development of a
policy from the decision ia. this case
is important.
- "There. are a large number of young
men, on salaries, who are married aad
their wive are dependent upon them
for their . sunnort . ..The " War inter-
rvenes in many'.of ' these leasee 'and ' do-
rides tnt .serum, tnese .young meq,
as tney eaa .De ..spared, niuat enrou in
tne arnnes.
"All the means these young men
have are.' their earnings or salaries.
Ia the positions they fill and the way
the classifications are divided, many
o( these men have, to be classified as
eligible for first or second calls to
service, so to speak. They go and
their wives are left behind without
the support they have bad. Half of
the soldier's pay is allotted them, or
13, and to this the government
id i Is another $15. Possibly the wife
can support herself and maybe she
cannot, but this is rather trying wheu
a young man, with wealthy parents
and who has been given a fine man
agership by his father, and has no
cares, personally, claims exemption be
cause ne is necessary to the industry
in which be' is engaged. It is not
riKht."
Engineer Not Exempt
In another instance s man working
i a railroad as sn engineer claimed
winiilar exemption on the ground that
ne was necessary to the eouduct of this
enterprise, as lieiug necessary for the
conduct of the war. While this man
was not wealthy by any means, but
a "salary man", the board decided
asainat his claim for exemption on
that ground.
Yesterday was the fourteenth day
of the questionnaire. The Exemption
Board No. I (Fourth District) went
out 250 additional blanks to regiatrants
bringing the total up to order No.
3300.
Kxemption Board No. ' (Fifth lia
trict) sent out 422 blanks, bringing the
total up to order No. 5781.
HIGH FENC
E
NOW
GUARDS TWO PIERS
Entrance to 0. R. & L Wharves
Can Be Made Only Through
Two Main Gates
Double precautions are being taken
by the Oahu Railroad and Laud Conv
pany to guard its wharves, for a ten
or twelve-foot high sheet iron rence
has been Constructed around all tha
approaches to tha railroad docjes. This
is to aid the territorial and military
guards in preventing persona without
proper passes from getting on tae
wharves.
Kntraiice to the enclosure within the
fence it through two gates, one of
which is on the road between Tiers 16
and . 17, and from the Iwilei tide
through a gate near the railroad ware
houses. Across the sidetracks coming
in from the railroad station on the
Iwilei Road there ia ulao another gate
This nigh fence waa built since Mon
day morning and is saving the guards,
both at nights and in the day 'time,
a great deal of trouble in keeping
pedestrians from cutting cross lots, or
coming into the wharves by the rail
road twitches.
Duty of All Business Men To Join .
Chamber, He SaysCommit Hi;
tee Appointments Annquncetf
During the present wa erUis It
the.flntv 'of Wie'hWrnoeVof the buid-"
d?oWrfibrty.'Woaoftitf''aii.r hff K
himself, with th. chsaibirr of.'itfimjueroklHfipJ
khd ib'eMdfatifled w),th .the-fclvia a- . . .
fairs 6. the ill And We ' Island" whs '
the ODlalon expressed vesterdsv after-01 .
nkioat.bf President W. F, Dillingham,
V til irst meeting of tire' newty elect-, "
ed directors fit tha ltamia
The president also requested a. com
plete 'adherence to tke necessity for
strict attention to the business of '"the-,.; ,,
chamber in general) and'of the, seven-
Teen stsnning coarnmtee appointments
"It you chairmen of. committee. M
will make aa'Wtirt'to attend all eaeet- ''
ingt promptly and teen r a Ike , samt',
promptitude on the-part of tba mem
bers of committees, I,w!U. undertake to
pat the business1' rbrongh' at rapidly as ' .
possible," said (Presides Dillingham. ""
" We are all busy men and if the bnni-
ness before ut is pur through quickly
the quicker you will get back to ywir
own business. ... i '
"Everybody In this eommnnitv who
hns the interests, e. hie" s,oustrr at
heart should be brought into tha men-
berenip ol this chamber," he added.
J he president also requests that each
direetor make a canvass to seenre mem
bers to add to the present tot si mem
bership of"o02,' and 'report the names '
tfi i the membership fomaittee.
It was decided that dues shsll remain
fof 1918 as';tW We in 16l7. at 42.50 '
each per' month, v. y
Committee Appointponts,.
i ae presiaeni announced the person
nel of the committees nnd the chair
men of each, a follows;. . ,
Finance nnlrudit I' "T. Peck. '
chairman j J, tpoekbarn, A. Iwis Jr.
- Advertising and Subscription Com
mittee J. .T. Warren, chairman; J.
l nger, j. rHonar, F..J. Mndemann.
O. A. Bierbach ,
Agriculture-8. .' M. I.owrer, chair
man; J. D.:iDole,iH.. M..von Holt, A. .
Afong, Geo. I. Brown. . .
Chanties and Hodal Welfare W. W.
Chamberlain, tbairman; W. Forbes,
C. H. Atherfon, J B. Gait, Geo. P, Cas
tle, E, A.' Ctfoke, A. Berg.
county and Municipal Affairs J.
Waterhouse, chairman; I.. M. Judd, J.
P. C. Hagens. Norman Watkins. C. H.
Cooke, G. V. Denison H. K. Vernon.
Hawaii Promotion E. A. ., Berndt,
chairman; J. I). Mclnerny, A. F. Wall,
G. H. MeKensie, Clifford Kimball. -
Legislation A. Lewis Jr chairmen!
E. A. Mott-Smith, F. O. Boyer, C. R.
Hemenway, G. W. Hmith.
Maritime Affaire J. F. C. Havens.
chairman; C. P. Morse, Win. McKay.
J. B. Guard, J. K. Butler, John Watt.
G. F. Bush.
Membershin - A. . J Qiirnnu. atiaiv.
. . -- . n , - -
I nfaaCi G.. Helser, Jr E. J. Morgan.
fVl..A..Jtalb',,It; H.-Walkc.l rp. ujiJ. ni 'l
rfjvnmy1 and Navy J. L. Cockburn. .
chairman; A. A. Young, A. W. Van
Valkenbnrg, H. T Wicbman, James
Wakefield. ' s
Publjc Health Richard Ivers, chair- '
man; J. H. Drew, F. J. Lowrey, C. B.
Cooper, N. E. Oedge. J. N. 8. Williams
J. K. Clarke, A. W. T. Bottomley, Fred
u. iaron.
Public Hchools snd Vocational Train
ing; H. E. Vernon, chairman; Edger
Wood, W. B. Farrington, A. F. Judd,
C. M. Cooke. .
Tublic Utilities John Guild, chair
man; C. R. Fracler, J. M. Young, T. H.
Petrie, T. Jaeger.
Reception and Entertainment A. L
Castle, chairman; O. P. Wilder, H. B-.
Giffard, C. P. Iaukea, Geo. P. Cooke,
Territorial Affaire J. H. Drew,
chairman; Wm. Thompson, M. M. John
son, E. H. Paris, R. B. Booth.
Trade, Commercial and Industrial De
velopment L. M. Judd, chairman; T.
V. King, A. A. Campbell, G. H. Angus,
F. C. Atherfon.
Traffic and transportation J. J.
Belser, chairman; A. W. T Bottomley,
C. C. Graves, H. H. Johnson,' J. H. hove.
Arbitration MV F. 'Prosser. chair
man; A. NJ Campbell, E. B. Bishop,
W. T. Rawlins, E. H Wodehouse, S.
O. Wilder, C. C. von Hamm.
Legal W. F. Frear, chairman; W.
L. Whjtney, W. L. Stanley,
Brown Reelected ,
Baymorif? "C.''' Brown ' was reelected
seeretsry of the chamber for the year '
at the same salary as last year, and
Mrs. M. G. Henderson,' the stenograph
er, upon tha recommendation of' the
finance committee, s.s. given salary '
raise for faithful 'services during her
three years connection with the organi
sation. . .,i i .r , , j
The resignation of Capt. Percy Swift,
former manager of Hay A Company,
and Capt. Thomas Church, of Alexander
k Baldwin, who werecalled to army
service and ordered) jtp tlm. mainland
for duty, were reeeiledbhi not ae- ; ;
cepted, and they will be carried upon
the membership.roJls.s honorary mem
bers. This ad in 'accordance with a
reaolutiqn jtf$ tyf fhamber, last
year, .to carry without payment of
duea, all members who are called to
army r ptjiei .military or naval ser
vice. .
another Woman vagrant
given tear's sentence
Another sentence of a year was (met- '
ed out yesterday. by Judge Harry Irwin
in police court to woman arrested im
a charge of vagrancy. Maria Gal
was the one found guilty of, the charge
and Antone Tores, .arrested with her.
was also given a ?ai is?JkV V ?YWA.
CURE THAT COUGH.
When you have a troublesome congh,
it does not mean that you have con
sumption or that you are going to have
it, but it does mean that your lungs are
threatened, and it is Juat as well to be
on the safe side and take Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy before It is too
late. For sale by all dealers. Benson,
Smith A Co., Ltd., sgents for Hawaii.
Advartiaement.
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