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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE; s TUESl)AY, Arftll ' 2, ' 1918. SEMI-WEEKLY."
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RODERICK d. MATHESOX, EDITOR
APRIL 2. 1918.
THE ADYUTiai-S SL7.3-WEEKLT
The Week In the War (An UnorturiateTiifat
F.VF.R in the history of the world lias there fiNERAL WISSER S threat to withdraw all
hern fought a battle of the magnitude of
army cooperation f rom' thc'Territorial Fair,
'.hat which has rad' during the past week. Never because criticism is voiced against the reported
y . t t ..fl.ai nhArv Ilia TiAnttM f itUa
(Allure CM army unit tia wov w wi hivj
will not commend itself to faif minded men in the
community, who will fail to see why all should
be punished for the faults of tome, even if those
some be at fault.
Major Merriam, chief of staff, assures The Ad
vertiser that the army officers here are following
the national. food conservation; rules as, strictly as
has 11 od heen and bodies mangled in such vast
'quantities. Never has such vast masses of men
been hurled in serried masses upon a foe as dur-
.ing the past seven days.
Germany has advanced Us forward lines on the
! . Western front several miles during the past week.
' . , j i i
Ihc iu:tisn nave lauen dsck in goou o..c, ,, ,.rm;. ' Hie ha. hn h fir.t
. without confusion to previously prepared and . tatement t() that cffect authoritatively given,
stronger positions. In some sectors the French while statements to the contrary have Teen pub-
...have given some ground to the enemy. But tor-hcly made for some time
' everv foot of advance that has been made by the
' . Hun forces a terrible price has been exacted.
There is no reason to doubt what the .chief of
staff now says, but his or General Wisser's state-
TlioiiKh the kaiser's forces have made a long ad- ment along these lines mighty better. have. i been
ivatwe they have not achieved a victory. An ad-: maae unaccompanied oy anjr u.ri iu wmiu.
vance made at such awful cost savors more of de- the army from the fair. It would have come with
feat than of triumph. better grace and would not hive left4 any impres-
"The situation has been much improved;' says' sion that at army headquarter any civilian cnti
Llovd George, "but we are in only the earlier , clsm of the military is regarded a lese majeste, to
stages of the great engagement." The British, the ( be dealt with a la Prusse. ' ' . '
French and our own army leaders in France all j The Advertiser is informed from Schofield that
peak with great confidence. They can see only the sweeping generalization by Judge Ashford is
one end. an end which is as yet a long way off, unfair to the greater number of officers, whose
(he ultimate defeat of the Central Powers. Their households are being conducted as closely to the
confidence has not been diminished hut their de- requirements of the food situation as possible,
termination has been vastly increased. This is satisfactory knowledge, with the added
Heavy losses of men and losses of guns as well fatisfaction that from now on those of the mili
have fallen to the Allies during he week of tary who are slackers in food Conservation mat
fighting hut such losses have been multiplied ters will appreciate that they are recognUed as
mativ fold hv those sustained bv Germany. No
- j - j -
' nation can lone sustain such losses. The decrease
in that country's man power is certain to be ma
; terially felt and soon. Despite territory that has
. , been given over there is no cause for the Allies
and for the people of this country to be dis-
; , couraged. "Set your teeth and go to it." must
now be the policy.
', Without a shadow of a doubt the selection of a
. supfeme commander for the combined armies of
'- co-icligerents is the most important announce
' rieft of the week. The formation of a supreme
V war council was a step in the right direction and
, a long one. It led directly to the second step of a
- ", :injgle head to the fighting forces. It has thus
'. " brought about a coordination similar to that which
.'' Cdfmany already possessed and which Lloyd
, : ffleorge says has in the past given to the enemy
' , an incalculable advantage. The selection of Gene-
ral Foch lor the position of greatest resporpbilitY
has also given, keen satisfaction.
7 .'.: Perhaps next in 'importance is the general par
' ticipation of the forces of the United States which
: . the despatches of yesterday indicated is now close
t hand. It comes earlier than had been expected.
7 They have not all had the full training which it
was planned and desired to give them. That will
; ' make it the harder for them, perhaps, but if they
are needed at the front at this time that is the
'. , place for them. Their position is no worse, is in
; finitely better than was that of the soldiers of our
allies in the early days of the war. Our boys have
had a training which those soldiers had not been
able to obtain. Our least trained men are immeas
' urably better trained than were the green troops
of Pritain and France in those days for , by no
nuans all of their forces had had military training.
Active participation of really large numbers of
American soldiers will bring a thrill of satisfac
tion to millions of American patriots. The boys
who have been training over there have been
; chafing at the delay their training required. They
w ill go into the fighting with an enthusiasm that
is truly American. Some grimly determined,
,, some smiling, some singing they "are on their
.. ' way" these reports said. -They will mostly wel
come the change of plan.
This greater participation is going to bring the
war closer home to all of us. Many a heart ache,
many a sob is destined to follow the news that
must come after the announcement of the general
entry into battle of the American forces. We
.must look for larger casualty lists. The names of
pome of those we know, some of those we love.
11 will be among them. We must expect this. We
have expected it but the unhappy realization is
' now upon us. To meet it we must ever kep in
mind the great cause for which our sons, our
brothers, the husbands of the women of the land
. In some instances, the fathers of some of the-little
: ,, ' ones about us, are offering all that they have, the
- liberty and the peaceful happiness of the world.
Those soldiersuhave not hesitated, are not hesitat
ing and we must be as brace, as sacrificing as are
. , . w. s. s.
T TNDOUBTF.DI.Y every employe of the C ur-
KJ tiss airplane factory could stand an investi
gation into his loyalty, and undoubtedly every
one could hold up his hand solemnly and declare
Us love for the Flag and his sincere sympathy for
', the American cause, and yet airplanes turned out
from that plant have been found tampered with
carefully, scientifically and with the devilish in
... tention of having the machines fail in flight and
the, aviators killed. Let's get rid of this piddling
folly of "investigating" men of German birth
' whose words and actions have been suspicious.
' Let us simply refuse to take chances on these men
and whatever injustice will be done will not be
' ? at the expense of our country and of our fighting
, . men. Running unnecessary chances is monkeying
with dynamite, and only fools do that.
Long Tin arrentad Frily night for
bTlng opium ' is hit pOMion M
fined twenty flv dollar In the police
eonrt ytwtorday morning.
Blt JtaM, who were arrested
In Kekaulike Street gambling joint
forfeited tea dollars bail each in the
polire court yesterday'
Following a Street brawl yesterday
morning, Jamet Ksmuka was trMtnl
at the emergeney henpit.nl yesterday
afternoon for a fractured nose.
J. 0. Farift, Woo ha been ill at his
home, 042 Beretahla Street for the
past four months, ha been removed to
the Qneen's IIospltaL
C. Kamitanl, arrested on March 15,
charged with practising dentistry with
out a license, pleaded guilty in the po
lice court yesterday morning end was
fined S100. :
Dr. A. T. ttoll of Hilo will give np
his practise ill that city on April 1 to
take up his new duties as government
phvsician and surgeon for the district
Col. Charles 0. Woodward, inspector
general of the Hawaiian department,
and Major Peering will inspect the
Kamehameha school cadets in the nnar
future. The officers were named by
General Wissef. i - .
Miss Jennie Purdy was overcome yes
terday morning by the eiertinn of
elinbing P.unebbowl to attend the sun
nee Easter service and fainted. She
was taken home in an automobile and
last night was Still suffering from the
effects of her oer -eiertion.
The new ' automobile license plates
for the eurreut ya'r will be ready for
distribution at the police station Mon
day morning at nine o'clock. Auto
owners must present their registration
certificate and ta receipts before de
livery of the new plates will be made.
John If. Phillips, formerly bookkeep
er of the Honolulu Planing Mill and
now manager of the plantation store at
Kohala is shortly to bo married, ac
cording to rorts which reached here
from Hawaii yesterday, The bride-to-
be is Miss Mabel Joyce or l.'annirnia
who was a visitor to the Islands lust
Judge Ashford is absolutely correct in his con
tention that there cannot be one ruie for civilians Ter-
and another for army officers, Jiving under prac
tically the same conditions. There has never yet
been made by the food administration any excep
tions for men in uniforms or ' for their families
that we have seen, although coijnmon sense will
show that some exception are permissible. Men
in hard physical training re'quire , the most sub
stantial food, and this, in 0fne . instances, will
apply to officers of the regular army on Oahu. By
no possible stretch of the militaty .imagination,
however, can it be made to include the families of
This phase of the food conservation question
brines up again the old one of "special privilege."
We have this to excess in Hawaii1 Mayor Fern
wants exceptions made' for the Hawaiians be
cause thev are Hawaiians: th Japanese; Iff some
cases, warn epeciaj privileges in inc-way ui., .ity-L'vp- a. vrwumu; its,.
want sometning eise bocjusc mcy rc somen nug
else, and some army men argue that they should
have their special dispensations because they are
army men. It is time We all commenced thinking
of ourselves as Americans and not as some special
kind of citizen requiring some special kind of con
The decision of the army not only to participate
in the first Territorial Fair but to take such a part
in it as to make its success certain has been, re
ceived by civilians of the Territory with unquali
fied pleasure. The stamp of official approval
placed upon the efforts of the civilians to bring
producers and consumers together for mutual ben
etit and as a part of the production side of the
food problem solution was what was needed. The
action of General Wisser and the hearty coopera
lion of Colonel Schofield were appreciated and
this appreciation has been voiced from one end of
the group to the other.
It is too bad, therpfore, to have the excellent
effect of it all spoiled in a degree by the threat f
the commanding general now to use the army's
part of the community affair as a big stick against
comment on or criticism of any other part of army
w. s. s.
THE searchlight of war has brought out many
interesting facts, and one of these is that the
vaunted German efficiency will not always stand
the test of comparison with American efficiency.
The Germans boasted of being th,e greatest
farmers on earth. Investigation shows that in
efficiency in agriculture, measured by the produce
per acre, America being graded 100, Belgium leads
the world, at 205; Great Britain comes second, at
164; and Germany third, at 155; America comes
Rut the better test is the man test rather than
the acre test, and here America leads the world
bv over two to one. Again, grading America at
100 per farm worker, Great Britain produces forty
three and Germany forty-one. The American
farmer cultivates twenty-seven acres, the German
I farmer but seven. With the aid of vast quantities
! of fertilizer the German produces more per acre
hut he produces at a much greater cost per bushel
and he produces much less than half as much per
i w. s. s.
I The Swiss want grain and the grain is waiting
j Tor them. The only trouble is the Germans will
! not keep their promise to allow the ships carry
ing the grain to reach jwrt. What s a promise be
tween friends any how?
)ahu goes "dry" a week from Wednesday ;
Kauai and Maui go "dry" on July 1. When does
the Big Island fall into line to make it unanimous?
Arakawa Hiroehi. a Jnimiieso employ
ed in the circulation depnrtment of the
Htar Bulletin was treated at the emer
gency .hospital yesterday for a fractur
ed arm. Hiroshi wai delivering a Dun
ble of papers while riding a bicycle..
At the corner of Bishop and Queen
Streets bia wheel ekidded throwing him
heavily to the ground.
Maj. Lauren a Eckels, Medical Ie
partment, U. 8. A., who was formerly
attached to the department hospital at
Fort Shatter, died on March 27 at Me
morial Hospital, New York City. He
left here last July. He became ill hav
tie contracted diphtheria from- an en
listed man committed to the hospital.
He became seriously ill last fall.
With the practical completion of
its work on daft questionnaires, so
far as it can ge, Loral Board No. 1 of
the selective draft, is now ready to re
ceive 'from the selective draft ehief,
an official list
serlll be reached
fhese will be auto
matically classed in 1-H.
The iavestigation of what is believed
to be plot to gain the entry of Ja
panese to the United States mainland
has been turned over to the territorial
official by the federal authorities.
Three men have been arrested for in
vestigation on charges of attempting to
get out of the Islands and to the Unit
ed Plates, without proper permission.
Supervisor William Todd o" Hilo has
four sons and one nephew in the serv
ice, of Uncle Sam. Thomas Todd is on
the cruiser St. Louis. John Todd is in
the New York Navy- Yard. William
Todd Jr. is also in the New York Navy
Yard, while James Todd, another son.
it doing his bit on one of Vnele Hum 'j
vessels on the Atlantic. A nephew of
the Hilo supervisor is also in the acrv
ice of the American navy.
A cablegram has been received say
ing that the embargo of the Canadian
government against the importation of
fruit from Hawaii has been raised
The same information has since been
confirmed by letter. The embargo was
declared four years ago when trouble
was experienced here with the Med
iterranean fruit Hv. Lifting of the em
bargo will provide a new market for
Island pines and bananas, it is believed.
C. VT. Bplts of Newlliwlll, Kaoab Is
at the Young Hotel. ; : - - ' . t . .'
T. 'Daniel Conway hat returned from
a business trip to Miaul , .
Mrs. Albert Mason of Kohala, Is a
guest at the 'Young Hotel.
Miss Marie H. . Aadersntj of . tala
is a gueet at the Young Hotel. v.' , :
ll. Blaehman and family have gone
to Hauula Hotel for the week. ; .
Miss Esther Hoffgard of ' Walmea,
Kanai, is (nest at the .Young Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. 0. Carter of New
York are guests at the Moana Hotel.
H. S. Morris, a real estate broker
of St. Louis, is registered at the Moana
Neil Macdonald, a prominent 1-nis-nesamaa
of Sydney, Australia, is a
Moana Hotel guest.
Mist E. Paris of Kon, was i n ar
rival from Hawaii on the Manna Kea
Mrs. W. H. Elekard was an arrival
oa the Maun a Kea yesterday from
Mist Ben Taylor, a well-known school
teacher of Kau, was aa arrival on the
Manna Kea yesterday.
George P. "Cooke, a rancher from
Milokai, wai .a arrival yesterday on
the Manna Kea.
H. B, Bryant, manager pt the Paukea
Plantation, is registered at the Young
Members of the famlliet of C. H.
Cooke and 0. P. Cooke have left to
spend Easter on Molokal.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Lowrey were re
turning passengers on the Mauna Kea
yesterday after a short visit to the
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bowell, promi
nent in political and social circlet in
California are guests at the Young
Mrs. j. P. Kelley, who arrived here
recently from Singapore in search of
recreation and health, it at the Moana
C. J. Hutchlnt, prominently spoken
of as a candidate for. this governorship
of Hawaii, is registered at the Moana
Joseph Medeiros, of the Star-Bulletin
job mechanical department, will
leave soon for Hilo where he plans to
spend hit vacation.
Mr. C. S. Hintehman, a retired cap!-
tslist . of New York, accompanied by
Mrs. Hinscbman, is stopping at the
Mrs. I. Kennedy, MJss B .Pfeiffer and
Miss M. Pfeiffer, visitors from Sydney,
Australia, are guettt at the Moana
Hotel for the next two montht.
After havinir spent several days vis
iting and touring the Big Island, Frank
E. Richardson of II. Hackfeld Co.,
returned yesterday morning from Ha
waii on the Manna Kea.
Mr .and Mrs. E. P. Merrit, of Boston,
who have been visiting the Islands an
nually for the past three years are
bow ai ne saonnm xioiei ior toe win
James BasseL' a'tiilOi attbrneV and
Julian Yates, Kona enpervisor oa the
Island of Hawaii, were dopartmg pas
sengert for Hilo when the Mauna Kea
sailed yesterday afternoon.
Cabled orders from Washington re
eeived at Department Headquarters
yesterday, called Michael Moloney,
ordnance reserve corps, to active duty
with the rank of captain. I he com
mission was issued about two months
nance bureau, Hawaiian Department,
ago. lie is connected with the ord-
W. s. a.
VOTES COUIIIY DRY
No licenses Will Be Issued To
Sell Uquor After First of Next
July on Valley Isle
Mani will grant no licenses for the
sale of liquor after July t. Keport of
tms determination was contained in n
message sent to the Rtar Bulletin by
its Maul correspondent. The resolution
was offered by Commissioner D. H.
Case and seconded by Commissioner
Mud. As it carried it was worded as
"Whereas, the eitizeas of Maui as
n war measure are urging that during
the continuance of the war sole of in
toxicating liquors in the county be dis
"Whereas, the Mani Chamber of
Commerce hat recommended as a war
measure that this board refuse to grant
ii ii y liquor licenses whatsoever provid
ing for the tale and dispotition of in
toxicating liquors in the County of
Maui from and after July 1, 1818;
"Therefore be it resolved by the
board of license commissioners for the
County of Maui, that si a war measure
and at least fur the duration of the
war, no licenses or renewals of licenses
allowing and permitting the sale of in
toxirating liquors in the, County of
Mnui should be granted, to take elioct
from and after July 1, 1918."
Thus Maui will join Oahu and Kauai
in being licenseless, Oahu through the
presidential proclamation creating it a
dry military zone and Kauai through
the voluntary action of the liquor U
cp one commission. Onlv the island or
Hawaii Is left as a refuge for the
wholesaler who would ship liquor in to
consumers here for use in their homes.
W. S. S.
From General Wisser
If Prominent Men Make Such
Charges As Judge Made, Army
Will Be Withdrawn From All
Participation In Territorial
wnM7unMn) n it
AND STARK TO ACT
ion Accepted By Pioneer
, Directors' and Resolution ' "
t: -Wtftuaeiocr, fctfat'rr't Tl
oneor Id 1 t-onr.HL .y, Sis.jodjeJ
tint fcisi reci'natioi U, bctl a6't
u.pted by llie ti-'ietc: oS the '
company, cCscUvx t;i. 7.
I rani: S'.k, eli:ais -.dinner
of tho company, ha boon named
as acting manager of the com
pany. ' The appointment It not
to b considered ' as permanent
for another manager! who hat
never been connected with the
Hackfeld Interests It expected to
be appointed later.
Resolutions thanking the retiring
manager for the faithful and val
uable services which bt hat ren
dered to the company were adopt
ed by the directors. 4
J. 8. McCandlesa was appointed
to fin the place on the directorate
that has been occupied by hit
brother, John A. McOandless.
CANE ON VALLEY ISLE
The worst scourge of army worms
aad cutworms that ever attacked the
cane of Maul in reporfod in recent ail
vices from V. ('. Krauss, superintendent
of extension work for the United Btates
Experiment Station. Kejiorts from
other localities in the Islands indicate
great success in controlling these
pests upon eroi other tliaii cone by
the use of poinou Wits, and by spraying
With arseuicals, particularly arsenate
Mr. Kraims hai found in experiment
at Haiku that spraying euro with ar
senate of lead was very effective in
controlling theae pests. Dusting the
plants with powdered arsenate of lead
was also effective.
For the epidemic of these worms in
the cane of the Maui Agricultural Coin
pany einergem-y measures were neres
sary and Mr. Krauss reports a busy
week in outlining mid asuiHtinn in e
ecuting the campaign. JIo is optimistic
as to the results and stutes that they
have now probably succeeded in get
tiug the worms under control. The
most effective measure seems to have
been spraying the cane with arsenate
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed tu
enre blind, bleeding, itching or pro
truding PILES in 6 to 14 duys or
money relunded. Manufactured by
the PARIS MEDICINE CO., St. Louis.'
U S. A
Development work being done ou the
Island of Hawaii the Bishop testate
includes a considerable amount of road
building and the opening of a tract for
The central stem of the system of
mails is to be two miles in length. The
system will oen up about three hun
dred acres of valuable coffee lands
which are being developed. The roads
are being built of crushed volcanic
stone and about n half mile of the
main roadway has beeu completed. The
resilience subdivision that is being plan
ned is a tract of twelve acres near
Hilo. The eugineers of the estate have
recently completed borings in the pro
posed Kakauko rill in area, hut a com
plete report of this work has not yet
W, 8. 8.
1 1 v sir. Milium Ki-ii Man-b :0:
I'miii liuwull -(lisirire J. Russell, air.
niul Mrs. A. Mstlies. Mr. and Mrs. I1. It
1'nwell. Mrs. J. M. He OiiiivpIh. Miss Msry
Mi-t'aiiuhey. Mrs T V. McCauirln'y. A.
Kcuultuesn. i. l.ii.s,,n. .1. K okasskl. Miss
M M Kninslpliltl. Miss ). Itodrlgues.
Mrs. It. Ni'lu. Mrs. II Mllva. Ilatlyams.
Master II 1 Tunc, Mrs. U. T. Wells. P.
Vaiulcr oot. K II. Austin. Mrs. A. Kud
fllc Miss .1. lie Tunc. Mrs. H. J.' Tune, Mr.
a ml Mrs. V. l..i r.y, Mrs. H. P. Bliert,
Mrs A. J. (ionics iin.l Infant, I). Kluuev,
W. A. IIIIms". .). Illruka. T. Namlkl, Al
fred t'orrea. II. llrviint. Tom O'Brien. W.
arseuate 1 ' Klrsten. Miss A. West. II. 1,. Holsteln,
miss r. . i. nwiiinurii. Mr, i . if iickihius.
Mrs. A Mason. Miss lien Taylor, J. N.
K. Williams Miss Mary (sinlira. II. I..
Krr. II l-iiinke. Miss II. llrewn. Miss
K. II. Tarls. Miss K. Killed. Miss Msry
llnweii. Miss K Itnlddiis. Mrs. W. II.
Kli kard. Mrs. Allies (funic.
limn Msul V T IttlwUna. , Wclns
heliner. V. Mamie hcrir. Weorjre p. t'ooke,
W. Uysu, Miss I. Hlrosliliuu. Frank Ker-rt-lra.
W. K. Werner. Miss Lindsay, Miss
It Lindsay. K. Klshlila M. Ito, T. Kan
.In. W. L Howe K. Yee Yap. Mr. and
Mrs. W. Klillle. Miss Nhlltku Mltsil, Miss
M. (Itukl. Miss i: Kuninl, Mis. i. W.
K. While, lian I'unwiir. l L Austin, Miss
M I'llki.l, Miss I K Kaoule. Miss L.
J Merrhlnill. Miss II Wolff. Mrs. K. H.
IManclial'd. Miss Itusc Coellnr. .1. Keuliaril.
! Mix A Hal.'. S TiisiiiiiI. '. KllJI. I'. Ka
I nun Id L V. Altinii Tiithiiinl. Miss An
j PAS8ENOER8 DEPARTED
Ity Hie Intrr Island Nteiuner Kllalletl for
Maul. Kobiiui. Kona and Kuu ports, Murcn
Jll W. l. Ai-kMrinali. 4'lnrence ItHldwlll. .1.
M Madden. Mav luv. It. 1. )av. Master
IXcksoli. I' .1 Wei-ler Miss Alice Ilapal,
Mrs IL V 1 1 ii ii 1 . Master von Tempsky.
Miss Ikeda. Mr and Mrs M. K Hsu nud
1'itiiiil. It. Cneketi. T c. Truetilood. Mrs.
I I'. l.oucke. Mrs II Vlckers, tjeorife I".
I Cooke, wife unit Infant. Dnra. I'sul slid
! .Imp! Ciinke. r ll Cooke. Iiorotliea. Mar
i Ilia, und A ii mt Cooke. Wllliaui Mutch. A.
C llowsell. Mrs C Dowselt. Deorire Vm
; niMKUclil. L llaiiiiiiuoto. Mr and Mrs. K
1 K. Yap mid M Kawamoto.
"If prominent men, sueh as Judge
Ashford, make such charges against
tho officers of the army as were publish
ed in an interview with him this morn
ing in The Advertiser, General Wisher
will withdraw the Army from any par
ticipation in tho Territorial Fair", an
rjounced Major Merriam, chief of staff
of the Hawaiian department, yestor
" We retard Wh ttateMeirs -M tint
of Judge' Ashford 'as, reflating unjust
ly upon me army in n ursire iu ra
operate in the food conservation cam
Daien. Judse Ashford may have knowl
edge or individual cases oi omcers woo
are not following out the rules laid
down by Mr. Hoover, but it is not
true to say that army officers on Oa
hu as a class are not conserving. ,
."It is not always possible for army
men to observe these requests of the
food adminiatration exactly. Men on
a hike, for instance, cannot hove their
meatless meal, or observe a meatless
day. It it not expected of them.
"The army on Oahu, and Olencrnl
Wisser, are anxious to help in the food
conservation program. General Wisser
has taken a great interest in the Ter
ritorial Fair because that fair is a part
of the general plan to make these Isl
ands more nearly self supporting. He
has permitted our men to prepare to
take a large part in that fair, some
times at the expense of their military
duties, but if all the thanks we are
to get for what we aro doing is such
criticism as is voiced by Judge Ashford.
then Oeneral Wisser will withdraw all
nrmy support. ' '
W. 8. 8.
CHILD KILLED BY
POISON. IS BELIEF
After a protracted session which
gave rise to the report that tljere were
differences of opinion among the di
rectors of the Pioneer Mil) Company,
Limited, relative to dispensing of tho
services of L. Weinzhcimer, the man-
acr, his resignation was received and
accepted. The earlier part of the
meeting was devoted to the usual gen
eral business of the company, for the
meeting was a regular monthly meeting
and these usually require about two
hours for tho transaction of the accu
Following an open session of about
an hour and a half the Pioneer Mill
company directors went into executive
session and then considered the matter
of the resignation of L. Wein.heimer
nnd the selection of a successor.
Mr. Weinzheimer personally present
ed his resignation in writing. It was
"Honolulu. Hawaii, March ;i0th, 19IS.
"To the President and Directors of the
Pioneer Mill Company, Limited,
" Honolulu, linaii.
' ' (lent lemon:
"I hereby woul I like to thank you,
and through you the stockholders of
the Pioneer Mill 'oinpiuiy, Limited,
who have taken a favorable stand to
ward nic during all tho recent meet
ings following the outcome of my in
vestigation. I expected that the re
sult of the last stockholders' meetiDg,
which exonerated me entirely of all the
charges of disloyalty to the United
States, ti ii . I settled the whole matter.
Kruin the newspapers, however, I notice
thnt there is still a very strong feeling
expressed by them, they claiming that
public opinion is againt my retention
ns manager, presumably because I am
of (icrmuu birth.
"Appreciating the opinion of the
board of directors, un opinion shoWn
by its resolution to the "stockholders
and the suport of the stockholders
of the company in its vote adopting
that opinion, I nevertheless feel
thnt under all the circumstances,
he board of directors should be
free to adopt its own policy in
this matter, and to that end I am
rubinittiiig to you herewith a report
showing the preseut condition of the
plantation, with n brief resume of the
work that, has been accomplished, and
with it 1 tender my resignation as man
ager, and with it also goes the sincere
wish thnt the Pioneer Mill Coiiiiny
w.ill continue in the prosperous condi
tion in which 1 have the pleasure of
" Respect fullv,
(Rgd.) " L. VVEINZHKIMKK."
In accepting the resignation of Mr.
Weinzheimer the directors adopted the
" Resolved by the board of directors
of the Pioneer Mill Company, LimiUnl,
that the resignation of Mr. L. Weyi.
heimer as iiianuer of the company be
and hercbv is accepted, to take effect
as of March .11, 1 ill H ; ami
"Fie It Further Resolved, Hint in in
cepting the resignation of Mr. Weinz
heimer the directors express their high
appreciation of his faithful and efli
c i i'ii t services as manager of the plan
tation, nnd also of his desire to protect
the further interests of the company,
as set forth in his resignation."
Stark Temporarily At Head
Following the acceptance of the res
iguatio'i the directors named Frank
Htark acting manager until Hindi time
as a permanent innnager shall be se
lected, a man wdiu will have been in
i,o way identified with the Hackfeld in
terests in the past.
Mr. Stark has been connected with
the Pioneer company from its iucop-
ti'in, almost, going there while Captain
Police Are Investigating Puzzling
Death of Month old Jap
.The police have started an investiga
tion to determine the cause of death
of the one month old infant son of Mr. I Ahlborn was the manager. He has from
time to time lieeu acting manager in
the absence of managers. KssentiaHv
and Mrs. F. YhiikxIh. doctor Jackson,
who stnrted the investigation, says that
the infant died of opium poisoning.
According to the story told by the
mother, the child developed a bad cold
a few days ago and she administered
cough syrup purchased at the Ako
nashi Drug Co., King find River streets.
The woman says thnt she gave the in
faut but one drop of the medicine but
there was no improvement. Hlie then
took the child to doctor Toyoka f(rt
treatment. Later doctor Jackson was
called in and he ordered the child taken
to the Children's hospital, where it
Analysis of the cough mixture showed
only a small trace of codeiu, not enough,
it is said, to cause death. The medi
cine administered by Doctor Tnvoka
also contained no narcotic. Further
investigation of the case will be made
todav by Doctor Jin-kson.
- W. 8. 8. --
A PARENT'S DUTY.
Your boy is always getting scratched
or cut or bruised. Because these
wounds have healed all riht is no siu
they ulways will, (let a bottle of Chum
bcrluin's Pain Unlin and see that incry
injury is care I for immediately. You
can got nothing better, and blood poison
is too dangerous a disease to risk. Km
sale by all . dealers. Iienson, Hiiutli He
Co., agents for Hawaii. Advt.
an agriculturist or fnrmer, he is sail
to know more about the plantation than
any other man and from such kiiowleiljfj
nnd past experience he -wlls regarded as
the nut lira) choice for acting manager
Thirty Year Resident
While Mr. Stark is of (ieriimn birth
he has been in this country for thiriv
vcars, is a naturalized citizen, marrien
here and has brought up a large family
The attitude of Hackfeld & Company
in reorgani.nt ion and its desires to
meet the wishes of the custodian of
enemy property has been manifested in
action taken nt the annual meetings of
companies where there was any substan
tial representation of enemy aliens
iimung the stockholders. Chief of these
was l.ihue. where the enemy alien rep
resenlution was the largest. These
I oiiipniiies were Lihiic limitation Coin
Pany, Waiahai Klcctric Company, which
I is a subsidiary of Lihuo, Koloa Sugar
'Company, Kckaha Sugar Company,
I Oahu Sugar Company, YVuiaholo Water
I ( 'iiinpnnv, which is a subsidiary of
I lit ti ii ; Pioneer Mill Company, Lahaiua
I A yi ic u It ii ral Compiiii s and Pacific
liuano and Fertilizer Company. Such
net ion was taken that the custodian of
enemy properly inny have such repre
sentation on the directorates of those
companies. These vacancies nru still
1 remaining to be filled.