HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAV, iT.r.RUARY. tf, 1918. SEMI-WEEKLY.
RODERICK 0. MATCESCV. EDTTQ2
Let In the Light
Til I Ei Certtun armies have?
A- sand, the German propaganda has slain its
tens of, thousand. President Wilson has pointed
j nit mnit miiVi3irn11tf that th
aces us fs ' power of "combined intrigue and
. lhe resident lias said mat
' antidnt tn the fifrnun iiiin
This is correct, writes William
but the situation can be brought out still more
strongly by stating the case in a positive instead
of a negative manner.
We have. to enlighten public opinion on each
and every phase of the war and the international
situation from beginning to; end, including es
pecially the nature of German Kultur, of the Ger
man Government, and above all
- f : . 1 - . -i
. incnt ftnd the- wan
Ani3 great campaign win nave 10 nave us muu-
unrl nf ramification ' and. as contained, a demo-
. cratic government can do comparatively little, if
anything, in directing it and the campaign will
,". have to last at least as long as the war.
It is a question of 'printing all the facts, and
printing 4hem in a vital manner, rather than any
' vague abstract appeal to love of country or hatred
or fear of the enemy, .V are living in a news-
. paper age; wnicn means tne puDiic opinion is oe
inr formed an the basis of facts vitally presented.
' - The first part of our task is to
going on- loco tnis we must tear away me crna
of loyalty under which it now hides trace it to its
source, isolate' it and brand its infamy. But this
i 'onlv an emerpencv measure. For manv vears.
j o J : -
and especially since the beginning of the war, the
Germans have been spreading their poison among
the people. We must proceed systematically and
recognize irom me ouiti mac
f .1 .
inc ursi iiicp in iiic campaign ui wuui against
Germany s clear. We cannot invade Germany
psychologically at present even with the aid of
aeroplanes, but we cannot afford to delay carry-
- trig our message of light into other countries
which have recently been subjected to the poison
gases of the Kaiser's propaganda.
We hay plenty, of time to get rid of the Ger
man poison in America-1 if we begin at once and
do not cease our efforts. The time has not yet
arrived when we can even begin a counter cam-
'npalgn in Germany.- But "fa cannot delay r single
hour every possible 'measure to counteract Ger-
l a - r i T..t.. I .t
inau , inuucncc in nusMa, iiaiy
. tries now1 in mortal danger from
of the mental poisons and moral
Worth the Price
, r t . t ''ii t t i . . i .
lib war lias uruugm iuuui uic inosi tomprc-
A hensive try-out of practical state-socialism
the world has ever known. Everything the most
rabid political reformer has ever dreamed of to
t.. i i - ; j i i . i i . . . i
. LUC lUUIVIUUdl lUlllfJIClCljr auusciviciu lU IIIC
ittate has been adopted in one country or another
., but, according to the London Economist, there is
no class, workers r employers, who want to see
- in yftf nmrnr rnnMntlii n minnt, InnorAr thin la
. necessary to win the war.
, The lakarjog classes. want to see an end put to
government snpeVvision no less soulfully than
" their capitalistic employers. The latter cheerfully
acquiesce in the most stringent regulation of their
businesses, knowing that when the struggle ends
the. whole British people will go back to individ-
uauaiu nun a ui lain vj i icill.
The Economist says that if the war settles that
question once and for' all, it is almost worth the
Uncle Sam Will
y-v - T-k - --v r
M V I Il l Kl 1 1 I V tm. trainer ti tll rr
iJ pay your income tax. Congress has fixed it
so that somebody must tell, whether he wants to
," or not
' One section of the War Income Tax Law, ex
haustively comprehensive in scope, requires every
persbn, without exception, and every .corporation,
partnership, association and insurance company,
in whatever capacity acting, who"' paid' $800 or
more to another person, corporation, partnership,
association, or insurance company, as interest,
rent, salaries, wages, premiums, annuities, com
pensation, remuneration, emoluments, or otner
fixed or determinable gains, profits and income,
jMjration, etc., to whom the payment wai made,
'together with the amount of the payment, to the
Commissioner of Internal Revenue at Washing
v ton, using a form prescrib? d for the purpose
,,Frm 1099, "now to be hal from all collectors'
cftices. The forms must be filled out and returned
'tin or befire March 1, 118, accompanied by Form
1096, which is a letter of transmittal and arhdavit
certifying the accuracy of Fiirm 1099.
What Hawaii is doing to help win the war by
eatini? banana tr-ad is now known all over the
United States. The Associated Press carried a
Story pn ythe local "Victory Loaf" that went to
Jiundreds of papers all over the country.
: FEBROAHY 19; 1914.
slain their thou-
rnrmv that men-
tne oniy xssiDie
is the truth, and
1y the British
the psychology of
prevent the fur-i
u is a long anu
anu uuicr cuun-
the deadly effects
rrtt tl vriil t
TCI ADYttTEtR'S SL'3-WELKLY
The Week In the War
GN tfie Western front there are growing vindi
cations that Vonc tremendous offensives may
soon be launched. Although the date reported
to have bjtn set for the commencement of th$
great German offensive has come and gone with
out any" serious operations by the enemy indica
tion l ave iiot been wanting that, preparations are
going steadily ahead back of the Teuton lines and
a stage of preparedness is being reached. ' , , ,
Meantime the Allies have not been idle. ' The
reports for the week have told bf numbers of raids
and the French and of some by the
. i .t'--
oermans. it nas, eviaentiy ueen tne purpose oi
the, Allies to "feel out" the eriemy'a'nd'to gain
valuable information of the strength of various
Back of the German lines it is known that targe
forces are being massed. This is reported by, the
air scouts, the value of whose information cannot
be over-estimated. In former days, such prepara
tions might have gone on to completion with al
most ho information reaching the other .side.
Modern" war methods give the Allies a, definite
idea of Teuton plans and a consequent opportu
nity to meet and contravene them.
Weather conditions will probably control the
fituation on, the Western nvnt: -The winier has
leen cold,.wet and rainy. Especially in Flanders
the ground has become thoroughly Saturated and
boggy so that a few days of d,ry weather which
give promise of ground upon which movements
of men and guns would be possible, are nullified
by a rain which in the autumn would have been
a small deterent io intended actions. .'
From the Italian front little news has been re
ceived. Such news as has come from Jhat theater
has indicated the position of the Italians and their
Allies to be stronger than ever before.
In the' American sector our khaki clad boys have
leen seeing some real warfare. It develops that
in this sector at points the trenches' are fright up
against "those of the Germans. As yet no con
certed attack has been made by either belligerent
and such infantry engagements as have occurred
have been' merely skirmishes or meetings of
patrols. ' Reports say the Americans chafe at not
being 'permitted to make raids on. the enemy in
retaliation for those which the enemy made upon
them and. fear "the people at home will consider
them a. useless lot unable to take care of them
selves." One captain said he had thoroughly re
cohnoitered the enemy positions and knew of at
least three different points where he could suc
cessfully raid the enemy and "get away with it"
lot -could not make such raids because of the im
plicit orders" forbidding them. -. .
In Great Britain the government party had some
troubles in the house of commons early in the
week which seem to have resulted largely to the
satisfaction of the premier. There is evidence
that the British people are in some numbers dis
appointed over results secured and in consequence
of this, it is surmised, a change in the staff has
been deemed best, thus bringing about the resig
nation of General Sir William B. Robertson. On
the face of it this seems of a similar nature to the
sentiment expressed in some sections of this coun
try following the investigation of the war depart
ment, especially on the subject of some of the
expressions and sentiments reported of Secretary
In congress there is still the possibility of a
clash between the administration and the majority
of the committee on military affairs and their sup
porters in the senate and the house. It has been
unfortunate that such controversy has taken the
turn it has because of the impressions which may
go out to the worldof a lack of harmony in war
affairs conduct. If it will check the injection of
partisan politics into the conduct of the war it
will have accomplished results which may well
counter ballance any ill effects.
In combatting the submarine menace the de
velopments have not been significant. There is
every indication the taking of destroyers for the
convoying of troop ships will open the way to
larger successes against the merchant marine by
the enemy undersea craft though they may neglect
such opiortunities in efforts to "get the Ameri
cans" en voyage.
In the north of Europe conditions remain un
settled. It is claimed by the Central Powers they
have a peace treaty with the Ukraine and Ru
mania is about to open up negotiations for peace
with probability of a treaty with that country.
Against the Bolshevik government Germany is
ready to take the aggressive and resume hostili
ties. It is reported Austria and Bulgaria will not
agree to this. Bulgaria is said to have already
-ntered upon a separate treaty with the Bolshiviki
and Austria is ready to grant more time in the
hope of an eventual agreement. If let alone Aus
tria might secure this by. waving indemnities and
territorial acquisitions. llowever. the Central
Powers achieve their main point in a Ukrainian
peace in that from that source they may be able
to secure greatly needed food supplies.
W hen Secretary Baker explained before the
senate military committee that certain things in
connection with American military preparations
had not been done because "the war was three
thousand miles away", he said something that he
will probably never be allowed to forget. Already
he has had reason to wish that before he dropped
his remark he himself had been at least three
thousand miles away from a reporter.
( Jutk Hilton, bend of tfco ' Milton
' Realty Company, 'V reappointed a
i aioiabor of the tui appeal court. ytr
day by tha Governor. J Another reap-
Ipoiatraoat Wat . that . at . l)r. Oeorga
neroert a comniKaioaer ox laiaauy.
Both HuHoB of 508 3eott Street, Ban
Praaeiaeo, has ashed tha Honolulu poet
offlaa to help her la locating Mlas Bet
i Lawsoa, 8h aaja Miea Lawaoa la
tha daughter of a Mre.'Maaa, who oaroa
a tfugar plantation in Hawaii, '
Rev.1 Arehip Hyrbur haa started a
elans for the atody of the Ruaaiafe Ian
kuafra at the J'alaau Sottlemeet, giv;
Sag inatroetioaa to young people from
foor to lit o'clock in the- afternoone,
and to. adulta from 'aig, to eight in the
-eveninga. , Tha clana U opea to, all na
Private Bam HC-'; Bailey, Machine
Oho Company,; 23th lofrfatry,' of Hcho
f eld t&arracha, haa aabmitted a merit
orious invention ta the federal govern
meat, the details $f " whith1: art not
I in veation whVh will be of military
Beranae hiavmotoreyela Tan late Be
gnailo Oartia, a Filipino, ' near Fort
Hhafter yasterday. evening, William 3.
Smith, Company , H, , Beeond . Infaarr,
was booked as .tha police sUtioa last
taight. Tha ' Filipino was , sohtewbit
braised about his right SnuA, ut not
aerroualy, It la said at tbi. -emergency
hospital where heivas traaiad.' . .
Fong 8hfil Ping and three other Chi
nese who werf indicted Friday by, the
grand jure on' charges of burglary ta
the second degree, lyenterday entsd
pleas of not guilty in the eireuit eoiirt
before Judge William H. Heea. Tha
quartette, it is alleged, robbed one Yes
Bui of 17. The eases will probably
go to trial ia tha eoraing week.
Attorney E.; C. Meters, guardian of
tha Dominie minora, ia given until Feb
ruary 25 to demur or answer in the
ease in whieh Delegate Kuhio ia at
tempting to break .the trust ia whieh
the property of tha late Queen I.iliuo
kalani m held and have her will aet
aside. Tha stipulation in the ease was
filed with the eireuit elerk yesterday.
Following 'aa iaveatfgatioa conduct
ed by United States Attorney S. C
Haber the eaaa 6f .Madeiros, a Portu
guese of Hilo who, it is alleged, failed
to turn ia hif questionnaire aa required
by law, is to be investigated by the
federal grand "-jury .' Attorney. Huber
aaid the matter would be- traasferred
from Hilo to Honolulu for this purposV
Due to continued suffering from shell
shock, R, Hudson, a French soldier who
is here on a threa months' urlough,
faintail last night at tha Liberty Thea
ter. He was earned into the open air
and soon revived, but tha city ambu
lance was called and ha waa takea
to the emergeney hospital for treat
ment, where he remained for half an
hour. Later he waa able to go to. his
quarters at tha Moana Hotel Unassist
ed. . ; ; . .
The fire department waa called to
848 Kawaiaha Wreet early last night
to extinguish a fire !, which, bad been
eauaed by the upsetting or explosion of
a kerosene lamp. The, lamp was left lit
in a house after evervpne.had left. The
nam of the oeeupata. or the owners of
the house waa not ascertained by the
fire department because there waa. no
one in the neighborhood who had the
information. The firs waa put out by
neighbors who saw the flames before
tha firs department arrived.
Secretary Daniels has made public
tha following extract from tne report
of the commander of tha armed guard
of the American steamer- Owaaeo,
which waa aunk by a submarine on De
'4JT. .was standing on the starboard
side of tha bridge about eleven-thirty
p. sa. when -J. aaw something in the
water, and I aaid, What f That waa
about all I got out when the torpedo
struck. Ths ship was swinging slowly
ta port at the time and tha torpedo hit
forward of the bridge ia -No. 3 hold,
blew off the hatcbaa and went into
Na. t. The flames shot in the air aa
high aa the mainmast. I looked tip to
sea it the mast was coming dawa, but
it stayed there.
WUreJeea House Destroyed. ;
"The wireleaa aerial, however, came
down. The wireless bouse Hfted off
the deck about four1 feet aad shoved
aft. - The wireless operator and instra
ments were all on the deck.. ' ;
The captain said," All hands aban
don ship.' I aaid 'That is all we can
do for the whole forward part of tha
deck waa ia flames. The men on watch
ba tha forward gnn came over tha plat
form on the port side and ran aft; the
wind, waa from tha port and 'shot tha
flames to starboaxd and. made U pos
sible for the men to coma aft.. Tha aft
gun crew was standing by wit tha
gujt Uaiaed to port. . ' - '
Ship AbaadotMd la FlaoM ' "
"I aaid, ' You can t aea anything, the
ship ia in flames, so let's lower the
boats.' We lowered the boat and all
hands got in. Borne firamea earns along
and. asked to get in, aad I said, 'Jump
in.' I stood on the deck and called to
see If there were any mora, on board.
I got no reply.- Tha men ia tha boat
aaid, 'Come along, sha Is going now.'
I looked over at the after batches and
ther were under water. X than Jump
ed In tha boat, eut the sea painter and
got away from, the ahip's aids. 'The
poop waa nearly submerged at ' that
time." .' ';
TO CURE A COLD lit ONE DAI
take LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE
. ( VsWets) . Druggists refund money U
It failr to euro. Tbe aignatura, oi
on each box- Man
u(a.turt by tba PARIS MEPlCINB
CO.. Oi. Lorta, V, ' -L.
SUNK MADE PUBLIC
Mra., Geo. V. Btark a weir kaown
Chicagd Clnb' woman has been three
weeks ai the Queen's Hospital having
undergone an operation and ia on her
way to recovery., i. . j ; v ,
1 E.lille Fernandas, president, of . tha
Eddie Fernaades Amusement 'Co., will
return today from tha Coast bringing
with, him a number" of attractions for
side shows to be- exhibited her in tha
near injure. . V W:'; .
According to news' received here yes
terday, Lieut. George T., Armltag,
former Honolulu newspaper' man, ; and
Miss Louisa Webber of Billiags, Mon
tana, were married recently In Toeoma,
Washington, where Lieutenant Artnit
age is stationed. -. , ,';'- V
Frank I. 8tevnson, assistant' st tha
emergency hospiUlvhas received a- let
ter from his former New Jersey home
which aaid that his brother, Hsrry, is
a naval gunner on the transport Iow
hsUn. Receipt of this letter relieved
the hospital steward of Boms aazietv.
sine tha sinking of the Tuscsnla, as
he did not know what transport bla
btother was aboard, although, ha knew
he was tn tha naval service. V
Mr. and Mrs. Chapla A. Day. have
written ta lioaolnlu friends from Oc-
den, Utah, annonneing tha arrival of a
gnsnddaugbter, which .waa born to Mr.
aad Mrs. Kalph Bristol in that city
en January 31.. 'The child haa baea
named Betty. , Tha Bristol! Bad the
Days have many aequaintancea in Ho-
Un&Z ll'lLT:! WP
bwl thJ'"U- P:
rifle Heights. War conditions kept
them from visiting tha Islnnds this
Contetits : Destroyed,; Wads In
fi tact and Roof Burned
HILOj Februasax. I7--(8peclai to The
Advertiser) Ia a heavy thoader stoirns
this afternoon lightning . atraek the
government kerosene oil warehouse
here, aad - the eatiro contents,' valued
at A5000, was destroyed ia . the fir
which followed. ' 'r'b .!' -
As tha; building was eonstrueted of
stone nnd designed largely for the stor
age of explosives or oil, its walls are
intact but tha roof was destroyed, i
. ., .,, . .
QUIET, SAYS VISITOR
flave for , the usual troubles, on the
frootief and some recent ' lighting In
the north at Harbin, China just now is
quiet, said Dr. A. P. Peek,; who for
thirty-seven yehra haa been i resident
of China and was here on his way to
th"' United iSates for an indeflnite
"Internal trouble ia China," said
Dr. Peek, "are not aa bad aa they have
been reported." He declared that tba
Chinese government is doing little, for
tbe allied cause and that apparently
no aetive effort is being made to enter
the war. He scouted the idea that
Chinese troops are now fa the firing
lines in France.
"They are doing nothing," he stat-'
ed. "The Manehus in- the north are
bitter against the Japanese and would
do nothing for them."
Doctor Peck told of work being dona
by American resident of Tientsin in
aid of the Bed Cross. He said an effort
waa started in tbe city to organize a
trainiag camp, but the scheme wan
HILO MAN MAKfcS TRIP
TO HONOR HIS GRANDSON
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hamauku cele
brated yesterday at their home in Pearl
Cky the first anniversary of the birth
of the heir of tbe couple. There was a
luau, which was attended by many
friends from Honolulu. Among the
Suests of honor was Henry Moniz of
ilo, father of Mrs. Hamauku, who
made the trip from tbe Big Island for
the special purpose "of attending the
celebration in honor of his grandson.
m . , ,
NEW SUIT IS BROUGHT .
Following a withdrawal of the suit
ia the circuit court before Judge 8.
B. Kemp of Mrs. Georgia Sour who
sought damages in tbe sum of 15000
against Dr. II. Clemmens, a dentist,
Mrs. oouza mei a, new' action' yester
day asking damages in the sum of
As ia her original suit, Mrs. Soaza
ia tha new petition alleges she was in
jured aud became 'ill as the- result of
treatment she .received in the office of
Dr, Clemmens. t ' .
By Mr. Maims Km February 1.
f BOM HAWAII Mr. nnd Mm. K. Ma
nia aad two rhUrtrvu. tin. Mels Hr..
Urn. 8. K. Andrew. H. f. Huher, J. J.
Hnilddr. W. I. Van le Viuter. (1 W. n.
Kins. Mr. and Mra. U. A. Gowdy, Paul !,.
Csrter. C. Mller, 4. 8i-hnr, O. A. Mr-
Herinott, II. BYhwarts. John C. Laue. H.
Werler. MUs Houaa. M1m V. Ooaiea. Mr.
Sod Mrs. K. Hlramoto snd Infant, 'Kolxtrt
Burnett. W. Troyk. R. W. Atklbiwn, Mr.
sod Mrs. W. R. Norrin. U. 11. Brown. W.
H. Klraten. Chsrles U. C'lliuh. Kant da
Kreeat, I. Nakaysma. C. Hhliuamutu, I.
RuMlan, M. Nevea. Tneodore Bwbart. O.
Tsaaka. (apuin K. P. M. Hudaou. Mr.
and Mra. W. Knoka aud two ehUdreo, H.
Okano,v Mlaa Mortal Hlud, K. K. Lul, H.
I). Yoiini. Kred Forneaa.
. FROM MAI I-J. Tsaaka. Dr. Hamamo-
to, Uraat Halle, H. U. Hlogvptt, O. K.
HtUlmau. Jolin.ds Malln. Htm Kanakanul,
,A. Honico, K. Tanada. Ma llo, B. u. Hlvan-
Imrah, W. II. r, Oawplwll, Mr. and Mrs.
CBarUa finy. K. Weber, H Anau, U. Imp.
ke. V. H. Ixce.v. B. MarLesn, Ca plain
llonaer, tlenersl Ham Johuaon. Jndse ilarrv
Irwlu, T. Awana. W. TUi Chung. Mrs.
Mary Oonaalrea and three children. Mra.
(iiarle. Kwlnir. Mra. Frank (Hark, Mr. sod
Mrs. H. B. Welter.
HILO OIL YA
CONDITIONS IN CHINA
Injured Man Refuses To Talk and
Woman Unable To Do So j
' -' v From Loss of Blood . Q
With an artery of her left wrist sev
ered and a gash along the surface of
her hand four inches long, Annie Kaue,
a Hawaiian woman twenty-three yeara
oM, waa brought to tha emergency hos-
Cil Bt midnight last bight. Hh had
n injured in an .affray with Sgt.
John Donnelly, af tha Machine Gun
Company, of the Twenty fifth Infan
try, say the police.
woVnd OTsre r'onriol
The negro soldier had a knife stab
one anu m. ivi inones long, Dut tne
knife thrust had evidently been check
ed by a bone.-
The emergency ambulance picked the
two wounded persona ' up in Aold 'a
Lane, where they were being moved to
ward the police station by a- private
ear. Tha womit beeami) unconscious
from loss of blood before the hospital,
ws reached.. r,
The police were unable to determine
whether the Bsaault.with tbe knife had
been, committed by the woman or the
soldier last night, as the sergeant re
fused to talk aad tbexwomaa was .un
A Mr- Mr.; k W, OonsBlves,
I who are knowa to the tiolice. wer
able to ao so,
booked for investigatioa last night at
one o'elock, aa it is believed the fight
occurred at their home.
The only uninterested witness found
was a white soldier who aaid he had
seen a negro struggling with a Hawa
iian woman as he passed a houaa in the
lana. , .
TEST TOO SEVERE '
Strain At Training Camp Causes
- Men.To Fan By Way Who
Seemed To Be Strong
'. All the two hundred and twenty-five
regulars BAil national guardsmen who
started in tha second Reserve Officers'
Training Camp at Schofield Barracks
ia January are not members of the.
ramp for a number have dropped out,
including foui1 or Ive of tbe Island
boys, for the grind is severe, the mili
tary eiactions for close attention to
duty never relaxed and the physical
strain is a drain upon tbe resources ex
cept of those who are determined to win
Btrange to say that some of the ath
letes have petered out, there being two
oceasiona when their atMetie ability has
not been able to withstand the hard
routine of the bayonet drill, the trench
digging and work, the marches and tbe
thousandihnd one features of the daily
work which go to make ateel out of
ence "flabby and Kttle used muscles. r
Soma Athlete Tall TN " "
Bill InsiSn, ones star-piteber - fai
Puuahou, and at oue time a try-out for
a coast league team, big, strong and
husky, has felt the strain and had to
drop out.. A one-time " Y " physical in
structor fainted at drill.
The teat is severe, but uot too severe,
for knowing the tremendous respond
bility which will be placed upon every
officer of the army over aeas and the
phyaical as well as mental ability to
lead nieu, the war department is de
manding high efficiency, and is getting
it. It was expected that some would
drop out and several have already re
turned Jo the reguhy units from which
they were called to the camp.
Roused By Talk
The camp garrison had an illuminat
ing talk a few days ago from a young
British sergeant who haa been "over
the top," had three years' experience in
France to his credit and a couple of
wounds thrown in for good measure.
The young fellow just in his twentina
gave a talk which aroused the men to
a feeling of enthusiasm and an uniler
staading as to why the government is
demanding such rigid attention to
training. The young sergeant told them
graphically of what they -would be
called upou to do in Europe and how
they would go over the top, use their
bayonets and haudle themaulves, juilg-
ing by his own experiences.
The garrison has a ateady diet of
bayonet practise. Jt ia bayonet work
almost every day and unusual prod
riency has been displayed in this form
of modern warfare. They have not yet
bad Jnetruction in the use of the gas
masks but this is coming soon as the
students are now . in thair aeventh week
of instruction, the camp course coming
to a close, the last of March. s '
The student wont. out to the trenubes
ba Monday and slept in them or stood
guard in themaoveruight aud worked on
them the next day.'!
- Major Lyon, the camp commandant
is pleased with the progress made and
feels assured that no, lias a splendid
body of men who are showing exceed
ing promise aa embryo commissioned
WILL USE SWEDISH SHIPS
IN SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE
"A preliminary agreement has been
reached between the United Rtates and
Sweden, according to official despatches
from London on January 28, providing
for the charter of Swedish ships to the
United Statea to be used principally in
the South American trade.
'Some of the ships of the Swedish
fleet now in American waters will be
allowed to sail with their cargoes while
Others, it is understood, will be onload
ed and put in the service of the United
Statea. Negotiations are proceeding in
a satisfactory manner and a final
agreement is looked for shortly.
It has been decided to grant Sweden
the privilege of purchasing aud trans
porting oilcake, phosphatoa, kerosene
oil and certain other commodities, but
the chief point in discussion, the ship
ment of cereals and other foodstuffs,
has been definitely settled.
m Ilu'iE GIl'O,
Filipinos and Japanese Who -Fail;;''
ed To File, Questionnaires Have,"
' Until Thursday Board Says V
""C""" n jiBpa-newe . w 119 pave. .;
failed to claim the draft questionnaire :
blanks aefitjput o Jbem, f r'om' Jaiyry
7 to 27. aad Whi ini nm haln l!.l '
aa delinquents whom the sheriff and
the police Torea aro obliged,, under to i
seleotlvs draft law,, to round up and
bring- bftfore' . th - local - exemption
Doaroa, are 10 re given one more chance
Chairman Oeoroe ABentoiTnnd tba
members of Local Exemption Board JNo.
2 decided yesterday, to request all am
ployera Of Filipino and Japanese labor
to assist the board in questioning such
employes and, asaprtaln, whet her r not'
they have attended, to the questionnaire
requirement.' In eases where it is be
lieved they have not eompliod wHhtbe
draft law the board asks that employ'
era let these men off forth hour or two, '
direct them to the Armory, and by this
means complete th queationnaise. Tha
same procedure is, asked for all doubt-,
ful cases.', ' :V ' ' x ', ' .:
W. D. Westervelt, one of the mem-''
bers of. the board, said yesterday that
it wilt be -economical for smployera to
give this time off" rather than to have
tha men arrested later tot face, Imprison
ment aa delinquents, for the law on this
subject It extremely draatje.
Action Postponed . - - . :, - .'
Local Board' No. " 2 haa, therefore,
withheld its delinquent list from Sher
iff Cbarloa H. Bose nd will take no
dnstia action until Thursday..
This wyi give tne -Filipinos and. Ja
paaese. Wdsy tomorrow and nil day
Wednesdsjf to put in an appearance be
fore the board and fulfill their obliga
tion to tha governmeaU" ".
' ' Wa would ask that aay person who
employs a Filipino or a Japanese aues-
tion that employe aa to whether he has
.received his questionnaire," said Doe
tor Westervelt. Vf the man haa not'
received it,, then We askvthat the em
ployer give him at least two hours off
to visit the ' Armory to make Inquiry
for hla questionnaire blank. All those
whieh we (nailed and whieh have been
returned by the postoffice unserved are
on file tn our office;.
; "It will, be infinitely better to give
this time off and have these men regis
tered rather than to have the sheriff
'round them up and have tha federal
authorities impose sentences upon the.
men.-wKfell would take them out of vm
rdoynient fof .aa indefinite time.
"ln, rfrih'r to systematize this time
off top wop Id suggest that such em
ployes 'be j-eleosed from, their tasks at
three o'cM-k in tbe afternoon, and let
'them, ha wj tbe remainder of the day."
To Spread iNews -
In order,' that tbe news of the exten
sion of tine may reach unregistered
Filipinos the board has sent competent
men of tW Filipino race to centers
'where ' Filijiinos live, where they will
spread the, news. - -
Jnd JlVrry, a member of Local
Board Ifa' 1, believes the aetion taken
Kiy Board No. 2 is sound, and is eertain
that Chairman Cooke of Local Board
No. 1, whq could not be communicated
with yesterday, will decide in the same
Chairman Cooke learned on Saturday
why. a largo number of questionnaires
in his district had not been claimed by
llipinos. On visiting the labor bureau
of the Planters' Association he found
the names of many Filipinos who hail
returned to the Philippines or had gone
"elsewhere. About the time of registra
tion last year a number of Filipinos
were awaiting transportation to leave
the lulu n)s. They were duly regis
tered and, of course, soon after were
out of the jurisdiction of the Islands.
These names have all been checked up
and their questionnaire blanks hsve
been checked out of tbe "holdover"
' GOOD BUT MEAGER
Expert Who Visited Islands Likes
Somewhat disappointed in bc ex
tent of the area used for tobacco grow
ing in Koua. and a'scertaining that no
new erop has been planted, 8. Wexler,
a tobacco ' brpker of 1 .New .York and
Kettle, returned yeqterdny morning
from a visit xo the tobacco area, and
will leaw soon for the mainland.
' Mr. Wexler says he is a broker in
tobacco and has traveled in many
tobbacoo growing countries and came '
here to ascertain "what .kiud of erop
eould be d upended upoa in case de
mands gresiad -heavy hat there would '
be an extra-urgent eall for Hawaii's
crop. He says that he did not find an
opportunity to make any purchases, but
slito says that tbe quality, of the. prod
uct is gedlk but needs careful handling
and euriwgl 1
' The pioneers in itobacco planting on
Hawaii have spent mush energy and
money in endeavoring to make the In
dustry a profitable one. but like all
pioneers have', met With difficulties to
make Hawaiian tobacco a well, favored
sought-after product. It haa had fav
orable attention upon, tbe mainland,
and there appears to ba no reason why
tbe pree4it crop should not be sold off
when it is ready for market.
t trON'T COTJOH.
. It is sbsurd to allow a cough to hang
on aud sap your vitality when Chamber
lain 's Cough Remedy will cure you. You
don't know where a persistent cough
will land you. You can't afford to al
low your throat and lungs to become
diseased when it is sui-b a simple thing
to step into a chemist's shop and get
bottle of Chaltiberluin 's Cough Remedy,
For sale by all dealers, Benson, Smith a)
Co., Ltd., agents for Hawaii. Advt,
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