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, HAWAIIAN UAZETTK,
FRIDAY, APRIL 12. 1918. SLMI-WEERLY
After Deliberating and Balloting
For EigM Hours Decision
Is Finally Reached
ATTORNEYS PrTsENT
; ... LENGTHY ARGUMENTS
TaTdsmenl 5(1604 iKfne To; Three
For Acquittal Until Final
Ball6t Was Taken
ABtcparg Jt. Trent, head, of Jthe, Trent
Trtmt cpru(ttY who' ha taen on trial
in the circuit court before .lodge Wil
liam H, Hecn for the jiast week wan
exonerated of the charge of criminal
libe), at eleven thirty o'clock last
niuht.br the jnrv in the case after it
had deliberated eiht hoiira. .
This bring! to a. conclusion the
chargei -nude against Trent and R. O.
Afntaeaoa, editor of The Advertiser, tu
connection with one of a aerie of the
so-caUeil. 1 ' Dixie . Doolittle ' ' articles,
which the JCIks lodge, complainants in
thf ;tif, held wan injurious to it ax
an, order. . i .
Interest Wide Spread
., The trial, which has been in prop;
tens for a week, attracted the widest
attention due to the prominence of the
defendant, who ii head of the largest
financial institution, in the Territory
and federal, custodian of property
owned by alien enemies. With B. O.
Mathoson, editor of The Advertiser he
was indicted for libel rn connection
with ope of the series of so-catled
"Wife Doolittle" articles, which the
Elks lodge, complainnnt in the ease,
held was injurious to it as an order.
lTu to three thirty one o'clock yea
terday afternoon when the ease was
at length given to the jury the day
waa devoted to the arguments of op
posing counsel.
OotuUel la Case
The accused financier was represent
ed in the trial by Attorneys John
rathenrt, B. M. Watson and Will Car
den. Attorneys E. C. Peters and
George Davis directed the prose
cution of the case through its opening
stages when a demurrer .to the charge
was flleil and overruled by the conrt.
When the actual trial started Peters
Withdrew from the case, leaving the
burden of the prosecution to be borne
by Attorney Davis alone. Against the
odds he fared Attorney Davis made a
notable fight, directing the case iu
all of its ramifications without aid
from the office of the county atorney.
When Attorney George Davis opened
his argument yesterday morning for the
prosecution he sought fb impress upon
the jury that rhe trial could not be
regarded as a life and death affair.
He eharifrterlMid the , 'charge' hs a If a
tulory misdemeanor, intimating that in
the event the defendant were found
guilty he could be let off with a small
fine. !
iu his opening argument the attorney
for the prosecution reviewed details
of the testimony, going over what had
been said by the various witnesses.
Ia- a part of his argument Attorney
Davis himself said that the accused
finuurier had only been over realous.
"Trent is not a bad man," lit as
serted. "I am satisfied that he ha
a good heart and that he has noble
traits. H waa merely over zealous. "
Attacks Defendant
Branching oat from this point of view
he attacked the defendant sharply fof
' lt had been snid iu the "Dixie Doo
little" articlo of January 24. He ask
ed why Trent had not -written direct
ly to the officers of the lodge over" his
own signature instead of having pub
1 1 shed the article over a pen name.
He klso said the defendant might have
taken up the question of liquor sales
U the Elks club with the minority of
members whoso effort to end liquor
sales in the club had been defeated.
AH through, bis argument the attor
nay for the prosecution dwelt upon the
definitions ot, terms used in the ar
tide. Chief among these were "John
Barleycorn,' "hioor.e joint". and
"joint". Thp attorney turned his guns
enidy. on the use by the defendant of
a pen name, declaring that an uno'iv
in on s communication was a deadly
weapon. . .
Wats RspllM
Attorney E. M. Watson, represent
ing the defendant, followed Attorney
Davis asd made reply to the things
he charged. He said, that the "Dixie
Doolittle" article did not carry the
meaning that the prosecution had
sought to show it held. He held that
the defense had proven the truth of
all the assertions contained in the ar
ticle and had shown that it was fully
justified by conditions in the common
ity at the time it was written. He
inserted that the prosecution had en
deavored to read into the inr-aning of
the article some bidden devilish menu
injs watch it iiit not contain.
Particular stress was laid by Attor
noy Watson on his reply to charges
concerning the statement of the arti
cle, whirh said the lodge was "turning
ont. a. few drunkards every year."
Claims Charges True
i Attorney Watson asserted that this
was literally true, holding that any
dace where liquor was served necessar
ily turned out some "drunkurds every
year." Emphasi.ing this point he refer
red to tho historic, experiment of Bish
op Potter in New York about ten years
rgo when the Episcopal churchman had
S'liiMit to provide a " workingrueu 's
rlub" where thev could obtain pure
Jimior at reasonable prices. He point
e.l to the fmt 'that Ibis experiment
hail to be abandoned after a year.
Pup after another he took up the
I'liurge contained in the article, show
iitg that all tluit liid been snid wus
true,. He referred to the statement
of the aitii-lu which said "loyal young
suit' -would hesitate Ion if before ioininir
sm b. as order" and contended this had
been proved bv the testimony of .1. A.
Itnlch ,.f I Ii Muliltl T leuhuiie ( Vni
ti'inv who had id lie had refuse, I to
ioiu tin- Hllis when asked because Ii
ipioi was sold iu the (lib rooms.
Attorney Davis had objected to testi
mony along this line from Gen. J. H.
Sorter, holding that General Soaer wits
his seventy-odd years could hot be ti-
jg,rdraV JqynJ f young M".- A
1 tornev Watson haM that to.lk Irl
f I properly be held to be a " young man'
iioago as juoyai -
Attorney Wntaoi snld that the loyal
ty of the lodge had- in ao wy been
brought Info question, saying he be
lieved within its membership were to
be found some of the most loyal end
rktr1otie. citir.cns in the community.
The attorney replied to the testimony
that had boe"n givn concerning patrio
tic nets of the Elks lodge and ike
dnnetinns of the lodire to the Bed Cross.
He held that the lodge rn this had done
little more than its dutv, asving that
every loysj and patriotic citizen . had
made sacrifices to nid the Nation In the
present" crisis. The lodge had done
only what all good citizens end loyal
organizations had done, he snid.
Attorney Watson pointed to the fart
that Individnnl members of the Elks
1n"e tbemse'ves did not regard wht
had ben written ns intiirions or defa
matory. Tn this connection he referred
to the testimony of P. H. W. Korto-
and plaf Sorenson, Elks, who hnd sap
thev did not regard what had been
written as libelous. . ,
Next he took up the nolnt nrton whiti
the procninn ptnceil so mneh eifi
isls. the definitions of terms Treat
had nsed in writing fhc article. Vtl
eulerlr r-frre.l to the word ' joint!'
enntendin tbnt If oad not crrv a h'm
fnl meaning, but wns an ordinary slanp
phresi. (
"Cornp tin tn the ioint and have e"fe
kankait", wss a commonplsee lnlt.
tlon one might issue, he said. In Illus
tration. Charge Is Serious
He was unwi:;ni' to rrrralt the
nnecution ninle liylit of the charijo
by calling it n stututoy misJt meaner
anl he pointed out lo iiie jnry that H
was an offense th.it r imio.l he penalty
of imprisonment and I'ne or both ir.i
prisonment and fin-. t' iru:y Wntson
i oi eluded his iirgumet.- shorlly after
twelve, o'clock wh. n -n nd.ionri.ment
wac Inken until on- itiirt oc.lock In
tin nfternoon.
Attorney John Cnthc:irt entered te
fray in the nfternoon, reviewing flrkt
the specific charges co ifiiioel in the
indictment. He denied 1 1. -it the '" Dixie
Doolittle" articles could be retro Hod
as libelous, saying the defendant had
pK.ved the truth of all t'ie assertions
he hail made and had sii'.wn thetr pubt
licntion had been entirl juMiO(?d by
the circumstances. .
Whon Trent wrote the article, he satfl,
Honolulu had not realized the serioiu"
ncss of the war. With leadir-; institnr
tions in the bands of (lermnn citi7ees
events here were taking a cmirso that
might have led to disaOei i.nd Treitt,
awake to the situation, had acted the;
part of a patriot in bringing sharply
to the notice of the c-.immui 'ty the
existing condition.
Othor Points ,
Concerning the intimation of the
article that "our army and navv of
ficers must have a place to drink ", he
pointed out that! this inference could
not have been- avoided when it wti
learMrl' Hat' tine light to retain KeAT
in mc i once naa oeen led oy an army
officer He emphasized the point At
torney . Wtatsnu had made, saying that
any reasonable . man knew that any
place in the world where liquor was
served to a number of individuals nec
essarily turned out a "few drunkards
every year". A certain proportion of
any number of men who drank liquor,
wherever it might be, would fall vic
tims to, it, he said.
An elaborate table wns presented by
Attorney Catbcart showing that after
the sale of liquor to soldiers had been
stopped by law, the sales in the Elks
club has .jumped measurably. The fol
lowing table which the attorney read
shows receipts from liquor sales in the
Elks club by months before the law
Iwenme effective and after:
B
Honolulu Girl Sprint Swimmer
Futs Her Skill To Use Wtoy
She Drags a Two Hundred and
Forty Pounder From Water
Buth Ktaeker, Honolulu 's sprint swim'
mer, who is now the Han Franeiseo
Examiner's swimming instructor and
special writer of swimming stories,
broke into the hcndlines of the Examin
er recently in the role of heroine of
rescue of a man at Neptune Beech.
The man in the case weighed 240 pound,
hde she tips the scales only at 137
pounds. .
The waters of the bay were cold bt
Miss stacker wns disporting in them as
though she were stirring up the warm
wafers of her favorite Waikiki Beach.
Suddenly there wns a commotion and
Miss Uteekcr saw that n swimmer wee
Iu. trouble. Hhe used the best crawl
stroke of Waikiki and in a short time
was at the semi-uncoiisiious male's
side, and with her knowledge of ref
cnlnjj waterlogged humans, she took
hint in tow. Meanwhile Dorothy Burns
rrad tnken in the situation, and she also
swam out to ive nid. Between them
the man was towed nsliore and resusci
tated. i. ., . W. g.
t .
ONLY CLASS T MEfl IMARSHAL ARRESTS
WILL BE DRAFTED
That lsPr omise of Provost Crow
der Which Affects Many Re
gistrants In Hawaii
City Clerk Is Charged By Wife
With Statutory Offense;
"'" Bouhd Over To Grand Jury
PCRTO RICAN LABOR
KALAUOKALANI IS OFFERED HAWAII
jnrormnuon wnu-n reached selective I David Knlaii.duil.ini i-itv and conntv
draft headquarters yesterday from clerk, was .-im-st-d late Wednesday
maemngron inuicntcs (tint only Class 1 i night at a house in I :Mia r'tr'eet, lv
FOR IIS INDUSTRIES
men will be required to All out the
quotas of men wanted for the new
national army to be marshalled and
trained this spring, in which case Class
2 men, while not at prrsent allowed to
travel away from Hawaii, may be re
leased from the present tie-up.
. The men available for duty In Ha
waii, according to figures just compiled
by Capt. " H. Hoo.iii.k field, selective
draft officer, number 7.11,1.
Provost Marshal (ieneral Crowder,
head Of, the selective draft work at
Washington, hns informed the local of
Jla that "no human mind caa forecast
the resultant numbers in' Class 1, but
Government Is Ready To Furnish
Workers For Fields Drawn
From Agricultural Class
REPORT IS PRESENTED
BY LABOR-BUREAU HEAD
i'
fstntes commissioner iitix.-daV.
At the preliminary louring the com
miaaioner set bond at .".on which nm
furnished. Mr. K :i Inu.'iU alnni was
bmind over to (lie Kedernl grand jury, i "'''"' ' ''
which has not yet made n report on "o-.lv I.
the ease. The complain! was sworn to I able f
by United States Attornev Holier, th ' y 1 1,
oftieial charging the i-itv clerk with , "
the couimisHiou of a -datnto'V offense "' ' "
Tl i i . .
(an the roughest guess base,! on the ex-4 ' Zn Z i r ," 7 M . "' -
eri..n,.. ? th. r. .l,.c It br !. ''"" K alam.kn lanl. fit m 1 1 v for sometime. I. ..,
.(Wjth few exceptions, eery saloon iu
tjonolulu w.as n'osed yesVrday and
those that did remain open, did a com
paratively light business in the sale of
soft driuks. The district in the neigh
borhood of Hotel. Bethel, King and
Nuuanu Streets was as quiet as a coun
try village on a Sunday afternoon.
The historic I'ldon Saloon which hns
been, in existence for the past forty
rears, will close its doors next Satur
day for all time. C. If. Omha, the
owner of the property, is considering
remodeling the building and devoting
it to other purposes. As a soft driuk
emporium, he does nid think it would
be a paying venture.
Tlere was n marked nir of quiet
about the various clubs in the city.
In most instances the stocks of these
cUihs were diH.oed of to their mem
bers. The t'niversily Club donated
about L'l) worth of champagne and
light wines to the I .en In Home and the
Children's Hospital, to be used for
medicinal purposes.
Honolulu, Geiaba girls will dance for
their truest s as nsual at the various tea
Lhojieea ff trfereUy,. ACemcertBfl ,ol the
I'nvi v.ir(B j. iiiuo rasi . wee a serious
consideration was given to proposal
for this organization disbanding with
the demise of John Barleycorn. After
considerable deliberation, it was decid
ed that the business of the union would
be as lucrative. . if they danced for
guests as they siptied tea and other
beverages not intoxicating.
. W. flu. ft.
Table of Sales
l'JIO 1!U7
Before After I in-reuse
Law I,aw
dune . . 1 ,0K8.nn $ 1,440.0.1 $ MlSfi
July .. 1,1108.45 l,42.T3fl 41I.1M)
Aug. .. 1.0M7.8O 1.4.13.W8 34i.l5
Sept. . 1,215.20 1,35.T5 14H.55
Oct. .. 1.137,00 1,57.7.1 4.10.73
Nov. .. 1,55K.0(I ,23.10 OHII.Ol
Dec. . . 1 ,834.88 2,22.0 457.72
$s.!)30.22 $11,75.1.15 $2,824.93
Before the law went into effect the
average daily sales were $37.5(1. After
the law became effective the avcracc
iumpod to $4$.BS. Tpt daily average on
Suiidsys before) the law became effective
was $52.54 ami after the law weul into
effect it jumped to $03.12.
.Ai oordisr to j testimony (riven, the
attorney snid the da.ily attendance at
the dub was between forty and fifty
persons. Figuring the price of drinks
at f if Ikii cents eaeh with an average
attendance of fifty persons daily, an
average of 30K driuks a day were serv
ed, or six fur each person daily on
week days und 421 drinks, or eight
and a half for ench person, Sundays.
Lauds Paper
In his closing address Attorney Davis
for the prosecution took occasion to
pay a tribute to the fair and exact
manner in which news matter usually
is presented in The Advertiser. The
attorney dwell 'on the fact that the
copy of the "Dixie Doolittle" adver
tisement' had been delivered by the
defendant in person to the foreman of
the composing room of the paper in
the night time.
Ho ngain read over the definitions of
the terms used in the article and then
injected a patriotic note into his ut
terance, referring to the members of the
kilks lodge who are wearing their
country's uniform and are fighting for
the Nation.
.'udgu 11 eo n then deflued the law id'
libel, as gixcu iu the statute and de
liveied his instructions. Hie jurors re
med at tliree-thirtyiine o'clock in
the afteinoon.
" Yy 0 g ,
RICE NOT SUBSTITUTE
FOR FLOUR AFTER APRIL 15
From April 15 and continuing until
further notice grocers' are forbidden to
sell rice as it substitute in conjunction
with wheat floor, according to a u.-iice
issued b the food lid mi ll ist rat or. Hire
flour mid rice meal may be sold 111 sob
litotes. Kile in n y bv sold alone uiili
out Hour.
KAUAI IS CLOSE
11. E. Boothby, who has been editor
for a short time of the Carden Island,
I.ihue, retuniAd to Honolulu during the
week, fluqroute to the mainland. Mr.
Boothby furmexly edited the Hilo Trib
une and has had a wide mainland ex
pericuce as a newspaper man. ile left
Ka 11 o i because, be explains, "it is a
close corporation o-S'r there". Be
tween the erstwhile editor and County
Agent Case a coolness arose, the agent's
ideas of news and those of the editor
not always coinciding. This resulted
in a charge bv Case that Boothby was
"always crabbing", and a retort now
by Boothby that Case "Is puffed up
by a little brief authority and thinks
everyone ought to kowtow to him."
Case, according to the editor, "is do
ing some good and a whole lot of
harm. ' '
' W.
eriences of the first draft) it iTesU
mated that Class I will comprise a list
of physically acceptable men la number
close to. ens million enough for Any
all, in .present prospect.
Promlie Announced t , .
! Wuethse this Kuess is Jjistitled in
practic r lint, it .an be announced
now as the jsjlicv and belief of this of
flee that, in all probability it will be
possible to All our military needs with
out ever invading nnv class more de
(erred than Class 1; and this is the
promise, the standard, und the goal,
here, for the first tune announced, to
ward which every administrative effort
of this Office Will bo directed.
"It is admitted thut the fulfillment
of, this hope will require further legis
lation and the requirements of the war
may Impose' firobloms that will demand
much more -.profound adjustments;
but ax a rough measure of protection it
is not too much to sny that the present
classification scheme offers possibilities
that have never been attained by any
other nation 1 the history of war.
Alternative Suggestions
" I'resunilag that the military needs
of the Nation, should require more men
than those-, who, withiu tbo'Wf suit
draftabls. ages, and -under the present
rules, would; be in Class I. the problem
would instantly present itself whether
it were better to iuvade the deferred
classes or to Add another class of young
er men. f . i.W .
"Between .the two alternatives there
can be little hesitation. Against the
proposition to add the class of men who
have reached twenty one since ln.t reg
istration there ran be urged but. a single
objection, that among the younger men
will be found those who are just com
oleting their education and, as has al
endy been foreefully urged, that wherp
Vie education is technical (medical,
chemical. :ar . 'engineering K the eonitJpi
tiotref th frjuntng of rnen, so skilieif
is .necessary,, top war purnpnes. As ito
vich . technical students the arguments
are overwhelming and they have pre
vailed, r
"The ineluaiou of the clans of those
nrriyiug. at the age of twenty one
should add yearly at least 700,000 mi
deferred uun to the available class,
-ind with such an addition there is ccr
taiuly no Immediate necossity of going
beyoud Class 'f 'In future drafts. This
s a eonsnmniation most devoutly to be
desired. It removes front consideration
he most troublesome problems of the
I raft and places us in a most enviable
position among belligerent nations.
"A paragraph will serve to dispose
of the question whether in like manner
'hose passing the age of thirty should
de removed from liability. Iu the firit
place such men are, physically sud as
a class, the most perfectly fitted for
military service. Practically those wh
at thut age have not yet integrated
themselves with tho- economic or domes
tie life of the Nation to such a sub
stantiul extent as to dictate their seg
relation in u class more deferred tlosk
lAs 1 are entitled to no 'consjderat ion
Liu this regard. The classification mi
tein automatically tlefers meritorious
ca.ses, ami the rest ought not to be ic
moved from liability."
HAWAII MAY BE ASKED
Announcement is made by the local
food administration that present luuita
turns on sugar purchases may soon be
relaxed und a qimutlty of twenty five
instead of five pounds bo fixed. At the
uimc time consumers will be urged to
keep down, consumption to ninety per
cent. of the prewnr figures. "
While it is true there ntijl exists a
shortage of sugar on. the maliilaud and
riyid economy must needs Ik' 'practised
here it is a safe prophesy that before
the summer is over tbe food admiuis
tiutiou will be urgin! iu it did Inst year,
an increased uav of sugar iu the making
af iireserves, jellies and iuuis to ua
fruit that must otherwise go to wnste.
It would appear there is abundant
logic for such order when it shall come.
1 1 w o make our own preserve we usi-
oily sii'jsr that would be used for the
nine pur post' on the muiiilaiid. There
i a saving of freight on ti e sujui o i i
and on the canned stuff we Nhoiild ho
oil to make up for any lo. nl deticiencv
nf home product. It will be true con
scr at ion.
Iu addition to this there is evi-rv
rospect of our having M large stock of
so.jur awaiting shipment and still be
without siilticieut bottoms to canv it
when that time, the preset inu and
canning time, ahull come.
I.'nitnd Statiw Mnrshal SinidJv.'ttnd de
put ies, on complaint l.ed, by. Mr. i
Kalnuoknlani 's wife 1'ollowfiiC tUe ar ¬
rest the marshal an. I In ihsrgt' Visitel "
friends of the imter a mi '..-cured bond ' Planters Association Hears De
for his appearance I.. I tlu Cuitcd' iDl'S Of PmifTt ntlrf Is Wnw
Considering It
HONOLULU STOCK EXCHANGE
Honolulu, April 11, 101$.
$TOCK
'i f
I
5
reaultisv. Mrs If nlmn.t. '. ..: '.,... I I
the federal officials, in lor husband
lenving her and t In; i r loom, and permit
ting her to lie reduc-d to destitute cir
ctimstimcrs. Mrs. Kalauoknlnni wns nt
tbe court rooms yesterd iv morning and
will be s w itness bef op Hie errind jury.
Mr. Kalsnohalsni ha- I n city clerk
ever since fount y tfovcn nient wns es
tablished in Homilulu His election ev
ery two years hns beer, n matter of
course, he nlwnvs d.'I'. 'itinp his Demo
crntic opoiirnts by an everw helniing
vote.
- was
Slacker Sentenced
B JMrlVaughan
To Terai In Prison
V ant it .
tion ot'
Mates .
be asoe
propo a
' i. it i
and lie
-o- ia no
I t ion.
' i -or of a more dcsii
;liat which was previ-
i.r the Islands Is nvail
-ri;:ir in lusfry here.
I also be available for
:i:-lu,stry and for rice
i" t been nniioiineed.
I .ecu divulged in what
' be had. what propor
'. e which the I'nited
tot he mainland might
' ! use of Hawaii. The
i oine from the plant
' i rum the government
'ii Hiinr Planters' As
" olfcr under considera-
Mer.d Mrakes Report
Kie a
refill o
lion, v
nr.. I ot I
I H. M,
I tin
.1 I
I I...
a ion
for;..
I.
'. l ead of the lnbor bu
:;nr rinnters' Assoc il
i e.l from Washington
' points on Tuesday, has
Ti ostecs of the associ
rclative to securing
lours for t li n sugar
Hawaii. On his trip
iu Washington but
I " io Him, investigated the
- it oa t io: there and the i.inrii.i.r
J'f ,!"' la'"" 'I at would be obtainable.
I he re-. :lt. .,t the iiivestigntion are; con
laiiie.l in .,s r.i.oit.
Id- an 1
plnn'.al on - o
I i i
w.'i .
Int..
Tavares Refused To Re-! propyl of ao vcrnment
PERSISTENT REPORTS
bv 1'iofessor Anderson of Washington.
I'ount Tis.. An.lrasay was said to Iiiim1
admitted that attempts looking toward
i general pence hud been made and
hat Kmpeior Charles had been at
tempting to negotiate through several
international mediums.
I'pou inquiry of Heeretary of Mtate
l.ansuig us to this report he replied
that he hud heard I'rofeamor Anderson
had approached Vienus ou the subjeei
of peace bid the professor had acted
without governmental sauetiou and had
paid no attention te his activities.
Goeiiils
EASTERN SHIPPING
Qister.and Says He Was Afraid
-4le,'d Be Drawn As Draftee and
Fall VictinvTo German Bullets
Afraid of beinji a tm get for German
bullets, Sergio T.ivarcs, a Portuguese
youth of Mani. reiused to register for
the draft .and ve.tcidav was sent to
prison for thirty days by Judge Van;
ban of the l uiled Mates District Court
to think it all ucr.
Tavares is a real de,l in the wool
slacker.
He udmits freely that he wan afraid
tu be drawn, as a draftee.
, He jnakes no reservations of his dis
Mr ti"tfW;omh jrlnurk fnr'eiremf mis
sile. '''.. "
He did not forgot to register; he re
fused point blank.
Tavares was brought to Ifcouolnln
fioni Maui yesterday morning in cliui -c
of lieputy I'.nited States Marshal Silva,
and said on the trip across the channel
that he bad been "kid led" by friends
on the Valley Isle that if he was draft
ed he wuuld ,be-ahovcd right into the
front rank of the unity and would I.,
among the very first, to meet the 1', :
and would certainly be killed.
He says that he was twitted so mu.-h
that be actually became afraid th..' r
the horrors of war would be vi- te l a .
on him ahine,. and he avoided !
tration, the questioiniaire and rv -. .!,
tail of the draft.
There nas Ifttlr that could I. .nl
in his favor when he apnea re. I ! ...
the federal judge nn.l the - '.- .
wns quickly imposed.
NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT
MontniiiUlinp'rWiKAos-iili,':,.. '.'
nig company, fifwiikiorated
The
ufter tl
a .tentnt c
States d-'p:
the "Ifawa.i
lli'-nti la Lor
report m.. l.
der i-oiis! 1,
st igat ion was undertaken
.eipt by the association of
pioposul from the United
! : nt of Jabor to supply
in plantations with I'orto
' -. i ii i proposal and the
bv Mr. Nleud are still un
.-ii b- the trustees.
I-!. in. I
if
I'orto Rico! Mr.
is a population of
n and a quarter souls
I is only nbout the size
"I Hawaii. The great
of I he population of tbe
.di oral and that is the
which the plantations
their bauds if the nro-
nioler tonsil feral ion is i-,-i,r...l. ,
u a
f ('tab. I'
place of busiiri'.-'s. room lulu
building, ialt Lake City, I't.-h.
Notice is he ebv given tha
meeting of the directors, held
isth day uf MhVi Ii, ll'ls, an t -.
of ten cents per sl a c wa- I,
the capital sto k of the em p
puyubU) imnied.atelv to I'.,
seeretnry of th - cou.pur. et t
ol the com pun v. noiu 1'Mu.
building. Hnlt Lake City. I'l.il,
Any stock 11,1011 which tln
iiienl may remain unpaid on '
daw the M h day of Mnu HI I s
delinquent and advertised foi
public auction, and unless pa .
made before, wid be sold Tio- -"Mth
day of M v. IHIS, nt I "
noon of snid tiny to pay the e. l
ii.ssesMiici.t, tug.-thei w it tt ci
vertising and e.vpeia
d sal.
A. l
it
VVAHUIVt.TON, April 12-(As
ated I'ressi Several of the Knsteru
coastwise -shipping coiiipauios mc to ,
be tnlu'u iner by . the government
noon Hatiinlav. This the President .11
noun, e.l in a proclamation which he 1
sued yestcnlav afternoon.
The rresideiit has Cimiowcrd S.-
retary of 'I'leasiiry McAdoo lo lak
theiHi on 1 and opurulu them, cssei
lially for the purnose of carrying w.i
mateiials nu.l siippltesu I
. W. ..,- , I Not:,
LOAN TO FRAoJCE I M,
WAHll I N (i'l't IN, April 13 (As
ated 1'iessi Fiance yesterday received I
a further loan of 'l'2."l,(lllll,t')mi wholi!
makes the amount advanced to (.'raii.c
l.rili.'i.oiiii.ouo and to the Allies t-V's"., I III M II
000,1100. I and ic.
Ko. 111 1 III. Post m
like City. I l:i'i.
STATEMENT CF OWNEKE31 IP,
MANAGEMENT, CIRCULATION
I In vrui in 11 (ia.ctte, Semi 1 1 K 1
I..I1I.11, It. (I. Matlieson
Hosiness Manag,.!, ('. JJ. Cine.
I'ul ii- In r s: Tin' Hawaiian 1
Co., I.t I.
Owners film kind. I, is liolj ' p
cent 01 nunc of total amount n'
I A. 'I'lm i-.sl 1.11. Honolulu.
C. s. Cniue. Honolulu.
Mrs. A. W. I'enr.on, II ,,, m ,
Kdward Heklllll, 1 1 0 no' II ' 1 -
On the
-Men 1 1 -ajs 1 I
nbout a m,:i
while the Isla
ot'- I he Island
pi .'pondcraii. e
island, is ari
soiine i" 1 11 111
would reeeie
I so u
W hile I'orto Kicu is small and has
t hirge ptiiiltiosv nt produces' about
s huiitfred thansnud tons of sugar less
than ilis-s this territory. Its other in
dustries ure not ho large ns is our pine
apple industry.
It is tn be 1 cincmbered that this pro
I 0-.1I came from the goveriimeut and
not from the Hawaiian planters and
the oiler is evidence of the interest
"iioh the government is displaying iu
these Islands and its industries.
Drawn Irom Country
'I l.e suggestion to provide agricul
.1 labor, not men drawn from tho
:.. answers an objection that might
1 ini c l to the Importation of workers
' ";' I "to Hico. The I'orto Rican
i r I at was brought here before was
'.. n ! n in the cities, picked up ut the
N louvenieiit nnd available points
'I ' itluiut such a syste f selection
s ' I c gov eiiiment in in a position to
' i'i".v. The same is true of the first
I 1 1 1 p 1 n o labor that was brought here.
' " that cnine from the more poou-
. onuiiunities, and most of t he m did,
.' furnished the objectionable ele
. "' of that class of labor. The plant
-.iy the later Filipino immigrants,
- !rawu from tho .agricultural di
:'. ;-. h.ivo been far superior to those
who were first brought here.
Needs Not Determined
How- mm h luhor the plantations here
111- need in. the near future they do
'". I themselves know. It will lepend
! " " ' whether the guard is mobilized
I w hat men are tak in lei the,
I I ' t . It may be assumed from w hut
!..' li.inters ' Association has aniiouiiced
' ' i' I he gov ernment will be ready to
!e op with I'orto Hoan labor for
una! may be drawn from agr, cultural
. ' fin 1 1 - here.
.'.1 C'hiucfie at Present
10 is little likelihood of any ieg
l latino this year to permit the bringing
I. of Chinese labor. 111 the opinion of
Mend. He made it clear that his
11 lo the national capital was not
1 k Mich legislation and expressed
iew only in answer to questions.
fur as he could learn, Mr. Mend
the opinion prevails that any Ohi
ni in i g rt ion legi. Into ni thut has
proposed will be brought up in
.1:1.1 not lit the present session,
un this it may by judged that the
i.l legislators, rut her than fai
npposii ion of labor organizations
ion', be against the import a 1 1011 of
se InUir, will wait anl see just
1- the condition of the lab"r mar
following further drafts f,,r the
. b fore t u king act ion.
. 1
MKKf'ANTILff
Ale 1 ft Its hi win, Ltd.
C Itrewcr ft Co
HI OAR
lil t'ltinltitlon t'O
tlnlku MiKHr-Co,
lisw Asri il.'Co. i;
Ilnn-'n I'oin'l. Kuirsr"'
ITtiw-'a Susr ro..s.
Honokss Hiif. Co. .' ......
Ilumouu huifar to..
Hniclitnsoti Ks-. Plant. .
kabuku I'lantittbHi l
Kekslia Kur. IV j .1
Kol'ui Hiifriir Csr,
Mi lirnle Knasr C Lid. .
mini snissr
..B70
. .!40
ail
M:
I'
I '!. I.. Hiiinson. Ilono'iil.i.
I Uolldlo.l.lers. MiUtgt.g, .
! se ill it V hol lers: one
CIIAKI l-:s H. 1
SUBSTITUTES FOR POI MAKING
i 0. 1 1 111 en 1 s have been iiiiute with
' ' ' lo 11 . eol u t I iu 1 , 1 1. c t l.i'ir.
I' '' fl' nr. cus.-i. v 1 t'loui und
"bsiitiites with l.ro as whent
1 1 -st 1 1 ut es in I he inn 11 n in. tule
II
I
.nl,
I 1 : 1,
I AI .M I If I
I'ul. lie l'i. 1 th,
1 I I I 1 1 0 I V ol
c OKI III I .s
ofl
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I to '
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I
s .l.,:v
I the al...
ill used,
-t rn tor,
be li.seil 10
t llo'li is
ive betti 1
lilisl ,
to till
1,. t U t l,e -
I H. I lev
al' 1 h hi
nn.l
the
if k.
LOST
V s. uiyi, t 1
IVWiLI I.
I u.
Ill'
W. 8 F
BONUS COST HEAVY
i'H i.S. April in .As.,
I lie ples-ldetil i.l
f M a n 11 fn. 1 11 1 el .
. , k ts,u, t he 1 , . cut
.1- 10 niimiTion woikeis is in.
1 l.v Ul'VIJI'VliIti yeuiiv.
ited
the National
it a u 1 e i 1 1 1 1 g
U'-. pel. -cut
mines Httuar Coy,.
1 n 1 1 1 ii Mis. VsBjV
iclfte Hssar MtllTT.
I
1 Hun S 0 r 11 r Co , Mil
iinoiiien Housr o,
I un 11 1
I'scl
I'ala Plant. Co.
l'c,is-lteo Mngar Vo ,,.
I'l..ins-r Mill Co r . . .
Han Carlos Milling Co....
tntalua AsrlrnKursI Co..
N iiltukti Sugar Co
MISCKI.LANBOttB
Kllilsn lh-. 4S ,tt
Ist Issus Assxm 70 FcJ .
'ml Issne I'ald l'e , ...
Kmrels Coimt Mlntiiff Co.
Ilaikn IV ft 1. Co.. ffd. .
Ilnlku I' ft p. Co.. Com..
Hawaii i on. Itv. 7 A
iirw. i 011. ujr. 0 11.
Haw c It. i'om
I Iu wn i I ii ri KWtrtr Co.
Ilnsuil.nl j'llus1iile Co
llmi llrcw ft Mult. 'o
lieu i.:is t o.. Lilt
lion I! T ft I,. Co
Inter-Isiuuti st. St. Co. ...
Mlllusl Teledlone Co
I mini Kallwar LshiI Cu.
I'hIisiik Kiiliher Co
Scltimn IMudinK. I'll
Same iVK. I'd. 1
TanJoiiK Olak Rubber Co,
IldNDU !
Ilearli Walk I. H. BV4..
fciiinihii.'i nitch Co., as .
Maw-alt i'oii. Hy rV....,..
tliiw'u Irr. Co., ns
Msw T.-r. t Ref. uuS. .
Haw. Tor. I'on. Imps.
Ilnw Ter I'u b Imp. 4
(series p.lia 1I11S)
Ibiw '1'i.rr'i , :lvyrr
till., (ins Cm, Ltd., ..
Ilouokuil Kilff. Co., ftfo
Hon. lin Co.. L,t, Oa ...
Kn nut Id i n., IW
Miiiios Imp I list., 0Vic...
.Mi llrvile Kll(. Co., as
Vlltl. lei
i.s 1
o'4l
n
WV
10
KM
l
l
10
(IU
31 Wi-
o'Ai .
40 I
J4
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a
&
20
3
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1 ti
1 M
I
1J0
14
10
I"1 .
1iA
1.-1 -
10 1..
70
lot
nr.
i
4.1
14
la tin It. ft L. Co.. ..,
iinlm Snaar Co.', 4 . . . . . .
1 Mils Hug. Ce:. 0"f-
I'scliii- iliiaun ft t. Cn 0s
Mikji l nrlos Milling,
100s4
tAS'i
100
mi
liriH
Trtt
niuvs
inn
W
105
104
inn
wo
illSI
HKTWFEN BOARDS
Knvids. -im. 6 00; floawr, 60, 10, 20, 23,
jn .-in
BOlftRfo HALKS
i.iiu-. is, :. n.isi.
SI I.A 4)rTATION
ks snalrsls beets ao advices). '
1'srlt.v .. . t
60 Cent. fFnr Baw.) Hniars '..,
Kl'DRBK COTATION
Mar. 20, 101M
Islnirsiior' ,
New V K
iot
40 1
03.00
W. I. 1.
NWJORK. STOCKS
NKW S'OHK. ' April
rmtsiKolinwina- ars
cKislug qiiotstloss of stocks
Vorfc MarkM. jFesterday,
lVUssrUte4
tbe open I as- and
a ins w
i.
American Huirar
American : Beet
Assih-IAImI oil
Alaska (iohl
A merles a Um-osnotlfe. . . .
A merles n Tel. ft Tel
AMerk-sn Hinelter
Auierlciin Ptevl li'tlrj'
Aioiromhi UViiper
Atchison Itullwor .i
tiiildw-ln libts-dhntlve
t'-itlitiimr -ft (Iklo
ItelhMieiq HtW-T "K". . . . .
Csitl'irrnln i IXsnlenui. ...
Central Lealbfr
Cnuadlnai -Patriae.. . ......
C. M. ft W, 1'siil
Colo. KuH 'AY Iron
Cruclbl sHeel..
Cuba Hulrur t'snie
Kris Couiiuorl. .. ,
(ieiiei sl :Te'trte.
(tellers! Motors (nwi...
Dniil Northern. I'M
InterBsrlmisl' Klrkel
Industrial At-ntaol
Ketinerott '0(sr, . . .
I.culvh VHlley' HallriMil. .
ew-rrork Crlitrsl
J'ciius.vlvwnta
Usv ConsolblstHMl,
Keadluir i-euiuKm'.. . .'
Republic Iron eouiiuon...
SoullieiD 1'selOc
Hturlehaker
T'lilteil Htatea Rubber
Teis. Oil
t'nlcflC Wet Be.;:.'
I lilted Utatse Html..
I I a it ' V
Western I'ulun....
V esllnifbolis
in
lonC
74V4
lll
:i7
14IIZ
Bid. fs-lTt'-end: i Uaoususl
san FRjUuciscb "auof &f ibNS
KAN s'UANCIHCO. AirH U Asxist
efl I'rms) Fallowlns; sr Ibe ononis sod
clostna ioottlnS snsr sasA - olber
slinks in the Kan Francisco market fee-
lerdsy : -
llavv'n Co njS
HiiwitUau Hu
i ,aa..
uoiiosasi vutar.
IfnteUliisoll Muitar Co..
oahu Mussir t'a.j..
(Ua Kunsr Co. :
(inonica Muirsr (Vv,
rnaiibau Hnaar Co,
fl.iliornlu !!.;
Knirels CoifTHir
IbHiolulu, I'lsslatloii
OtHDV
ln
w.. 4ix
. . . .
....
.... ns
..... 40
....i4.73
.... .6.1
Clos-ln
44
.11
13.40
4.76
.M's
W.. .
.NEW YORK CURB STOCKS
Ouotsttnrts en the following' New1 York
curb stvefcs, ss uvlwsset tu Tbe Adver
tiser by Hliiiiebsut ft Srtf
Idir bedire.'
CaWMoulu ' . j;
Kiuiiis Copper.
Ilsrnrseew .
lioui Klossoiu ,
.11 ii Hiitler.,
Jerome VriW,,.,,
Marsh
Midwest rtt, cinuiuoii
Mother l.o.le
Ila c Herellltl. . . , ,
Ilesciie Kills
Itev ( 'itns
Istmviirl
"Iver Klnir IVma
I'.oo..lh CKenslnS
Tnnliiiiiiie
lli.-n "
Kerr Uike
ibs-is
I'ressoli ft'll
Ninn-iNNiM '.. .. C':,v. ;
IVrUs;llB Tire sad ItutiiV'i
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11. U. Kerf, the arch'eet. Is
snt in a sail-for -tUvoroe filed
lav. Desertion ia tho ground
iu the action, . , ..
defend
ireete realleged
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