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Reports Sent To Washington
From Honolulu Give Depart
ment False lnformatton
LETTER S REcIivED
BY DELEGATE KUHIO
Teutons forced Out of Employ
ment and wade Dissatisfied Is
Canard Emanating In City
Allen enemies in Hawaii are being
persecuted, driven out of employment
and indiscriminately punished by thr
citizena of this Territory, according to
leports which have reached the depart
ment of justice at Washington and over
which that department, headed bv At
torney General Gregory, in all worked
op. ,
The department, of course, Is not in a
position to know that the report dent
in io it are SOsoiutely raise. Jt known
of con me, from whom they came' but
probably doei not know why. Th
department, in much perturbation, ha
written to Ue egate Kuhio about t hi
matter. It does not aav. in its lette
to him, who it n aniirinformant in, bat if
most people in Honolulu were given tw
guesses, they would have one to spare
Following ia the letter received bv
the Delegate from John Lord O'Brien,
assistant to the attorney general, undc
date of .Tune 12:
Xxt of Letter
"'i'he oapartment is in receipt of you.
-imr in may zi, jwis, enclosing a
resolution adopted by the mayor ol
iiouoiu.u, in regard to alien enemies in
that . I erritory.
" Kef erring to the context of the reso
lution forwarded by you, you are re
spectfully informed that the doDitrt
n.ent of justice has no power to iplern
any persons uuieag they are alien en
emies within the description of that
statute. Ho far as alien enemies are
concerned it in and has been the policy
of this department to arrest and eithei
prosecute, intern or put on parole ander
surveillance all alien enemies who make
disloyal utterances, and to intern all
those who in the view of the attorney
generul are dangerous to the public
safety.
"In this connection, this department
has been greatly concerned because of
the attitude of many citizens of Ha
waii toward alien enemies within ihat
territory. In his proclamation of April
K, 1017 (relating to German alien en
emies), the President declared that
" 'So long as they shall conduct
themselves in accordance with law, the
ball be andistarbed in the peaeefu'
pursuit of their lives and occupation
and be accorded the consideration ,due
to peaceful and law abiding persons
eicept so far as restrictions mny be
necessary for their own protection and
for the safety of the United States; nni
towards such alien enemies as conduct
themselves in accordance with Itiw. ftl"
citizens of the United States are enjoin
ed to preserve the peace and to trea'
them with sll such f riend'iness as nvu
le compatible with loyalty, and alle
gisnee to the United States.'
"The same Isnguage was used by thr
P-oxident in his second Proclnmatioi
relating to Austrian alien enemies.
Discrimination Charged
"Many reports have eome to this de
partiuent which apparently show thn'
certain citizens of Hawaii have not
obeyed this injunction of the President ,
but in their patriotic neat have dis'ri
initiated against alien enemies to an ex
tent which had made all alien eueaiiei
a class apart, has forced them out ol
employment, made them dissatisfied
and made them fit subjects for the
machinations of persons wrongly dis
posed towards the United Htiites.
"It is not the desire of this dirpart
nip-nt to interfere with the growth of
patriotism; on the contrary, it is the
desire of this department In everv wa
poHsib'e to promote the growth of con
structive patriotism everywhere. Hut
if -i policy of indiscriminately punishinii I
a'ien enemies were followed out by th j
citizena of thia country, troubles am1 1
disorders would ensue which would
hnve the tendency to make these peopli
dislovnl and interfere irreatly with thi
efficient prosecution of the war. 'IV
make these Tieofde as a class outcasts I
not only inflicts gross injustice Upoi
them in a spirit out of keeping with
American institutions, but greatly in
terferes with utilizing their labor ir
promoting the cause of the war. Th
deiiartiiient will appreciate your actior
if you will bring thia view to the atten
tion of vour constituents.
I.e-Hs'ature Powerless
"The department has no present in
tention of estaldishi n an internment
camp in i'-waii. It has recently jieen
called to the attention of the deoart
ment that the legislature of Hawaii ha
'eon considering a bill to provide for
the internment of alien enemies in th'
Te-ritorv. Coneress having long since
reted umin this Question and havine
entrusted to the lresident the power of
re'm'a'ion ami internme'-t of slien ew
cries, the leiris'ntnre of Hawaii is wih
o" power to enact legislation of this
chi'fcter.
" Tn i'oiiiiaion I have the honor tc
a'' that if vmi or a"V of vour constitn-
en's I'nin- of inrlividn-ii cnaes which i
'or ori nioi. eitner deserve P'oseeut ior
or reonire thnt the enemy alien be in
e-ned r a menace to the public safety
it' s department will appreciate your
.,'r.. i. matter immediately to it'
attention."
nr a a.
MAY LEFT RICH ESTATE
.'a" e i Percy Muv, formerly of Hono
lulu ho bm mi oflii-er with the British
- in the advance
up the Tigris in Mesopotamia over
" I"ft "ii eitate valued at
"' ' "i 'iU 117. according to an inventory
Hi t n filcit in the probate court
II . .Moiraiiers who are:
Fied K. Steere and
1I..UV A. Wilder.
ORAFTlLWILL
Maiiy Men Prominent In Life of
City Among Those Ordered
To fteport for Service
Jost how thoroughly the call for
draftee for Service in the army will
effect changes in the clerical and work
tug forces of city firms and island
plantations and industry in general, is
evidenced by the list of names of
hose already called. Charles 8. Davis,
deputy city attorney, is to report next
Monday, while many of the conduc
tors and motormen on the Bapid Tran
dt cars will doff blue uniforms for
irmy khaki.
Among those well known in Ho
nolulu, called to report on Monday are
Walter E. Mooney 6f the department
)f public instruction; Frank A. John
on of the Coyne Furniture store; De
puty United States Marshal Louis Ka
anl Silva; Adelino Vleira, of the
Vieira Jewelry company; Tom Quan
l, care County Jail; Appiani Col
turn, of the Mutual Telephone eom-
ny; Edward K. Ken., of the clerical
orce of the board of bealth; Herbert
S. Parish of the California Feed
'ompany; J. Brooks Brown, of the
a7ama Settlement; Hugh Peneock,
-iin rernanaes uorrea; Maine Smith
'osteii, of the Rapid Transit.
On July 3, Anthony Y. Seto, the Chi
cue attorney, who was a member of
he first reserve officers' training camp
ii .cnoneiu Barracks, but who d d not
qualify for a commission, is to report;
iso, William u. Kawiey, the ice cream
oanufacturer; and Edward W. Dreier,
ne auiomonne man.
Those who are called to report on
ruly 4 may feel thnt the better the
av the better the deed. Among those
ummoned on that day are Arthur Wil
iam O'Brien of the Rapid Transit:
William Wright of the Union Feed
ompany; Henry A. Chillingworth, who
lowever, is already an ofllcer in the
rst 'Hawniian Infantry; William C.
lughes, with the board of harbor com.
roiSaloncrs, and Cornell 8. Franklin,
oroierly deputy attorney general of
he Territory and at present the judge
'.dvoc.ate of the Hawaiian National
luard, with the rank of major.
Major Franklin will resign his com-
nission and enter the army as a
Iraftee and as a private. Owing to
ne military position which Major
'rnnklin has held and the prospect of
i need for many more officers to fill
ut the liat of officers needed for the
two island regiments, Major Franklin
may Becure a commission later on.
1 w. a. a. ,
Seven Already Assigned To Isl
and Run To Take Places of
Manoa and Lurline
The fact that the I'nited States
.hipping Hoar.l intends to take care
f the commerce of the Hawaiian Isl
lids is further demonstrated in the
uriiing over of seven of the steamers
eceiitly built for the bonrd to take
he plures of the I.urline and the Ma
ma. I lie local Alatson stents receiv
1 advice to that effect In a recent
nail. '
The steamers nre nil brand new, nre
uilt of wood and are coal burners
i'hile ligures as to their exact ton
aue are tout at hainl, it is believed
hat te curryinx cnpai itv of the fleet
ill exceed that of the two steumeri
oiiimnndeereil bv the t'o ernmeiit.
The nuincH of the new kleniiiers nre
trange, and are suid to be Ajnericn n
ndian; but as Honolulu people make
very well with Japanese. Chinese
Hinmese and almost every oUher lau
ruatfe on shnm. they will, i.erhunx. b-
ible to cluek out the Indian nanus on
le ones soon to arrive. It might be
veil, however, to begin practisin" at
nice for the steamers will begin to
nov uy very soon. The fo owino
nve already been turned over to flu-
Shipping Bonrd: 'The "Wishkuk,"
Otiinuii't. "M'tihaskn." "Kriwiia."
Wasco" and "Boloxi." The seventh
teamer, the "uidine," Hill be turn
t over on June 30.
The otrieial news that there steniuers
ave not only b-en assigned to Ha
aii but will begin arriving here xery
hortly, will doubtless prove cheering
o agency and plantation heads, they
laving been on the anxious scut, for
nine time, as to the future.
CHINESTlS BAOLY
l.oi l.um, a Chinese, forty one year
old was seriously Injured in upper Ma
noa Valley yesterday afternuon in a
runaway accident. A horse that l.um
was driving because frightened and
lashed down the Manoa Houil and run
under some low limbs of a tree. The
Chinese was swept off the seat of the
vavon and sustained a broken rib,
which was later treated at the emei
n'eucy hospital.
Hospital Steward Meyers had about
completed patching l.um up when Abe
Kaainoa, a four year old child, was
'nought in from Watcrtowu accompa
nied by his distracted and fond parents
uid scveial anxious neighbors. The
hi . I was having convulsions end his
parents were sure he was "either poi
ione.1 or was suffering from an attack
if lock aw." First aid remedies were
administered and when the lad was
brought around he admitted to lyic
'andered away from the family dnnii
"ile and hail come upon an nnti'irleit
field of papains an. I bananas of which
he partook of to such an extent that a
'in o the cmc igciicy hospital wan the
result.
WOODEN STEAMERS
10 SERVE HAWAII
HAWAIIAN GAZETTO,
T M thi. picture, Virginio Augunto Catrvalho, pnVipal, has gathered about him his sixteen assis-1
J. tants on the faculty staff of the Ptpaikou Schx)l. he biggest and largest county school on the
falanrl nf Maxaraii nXr fartrolVi
..... .... ucjjaiunciu ui (luuiit insTrucrion tor almost tnir-1
ty years. He beg'an as a teacher in the Hakalau School and next was principal of the Honomu School, !
after which he became supervising principal for East Hawaii.
1 ;-'
Famous California School, Home
of Many Hawaiians, To
Rise From Its Ashes
Prominent alumni of Saniii Clnra,
St. Ignatius, Ht. Mary's and other
California Catholic school of note a'e
rallying to the support of the plan
to rebuild famous old St. Mnrv's Col
lege of Oakland, which was completely
troved by fire two mouths ngo.
The Islands have a peculiar interest
in Ht. Mary's owing to the fact that
many prominent Hnwn.iinis were eilu
cated there, while fne I sin ml boys
were enrolled at the college when it
was burned down, these bonu; Antonio
(. Correa Jr.. and Hill Napihua. fa
mous Kuinchameha (football players;
Clarence I.nne, Kniiiehnmehn wiitc
sprinter; Hnrold Stubby "i Kniei
the world
i i.i
buck stroke swimming
.i...n...:.. a vii l- i
,,., .,. n.uun.ine, i una
k .1...II ... i
uuu i.ioiiiaii niur.
The followin. relative to the plan
of the eumpaign for rebuilding th
old school, is from the San Kran.i-.i
Hjaminer of June H:
Prominent Man Interested
A list of distinguished speaker
was announced yesterday for the ina
meeting to be held Monday night m
t lie Colonial ballroom of the Hotel si I .
rrancia tiy tlrose interested in tl
imo.ediatc rebuilding of St
Mary 's I
i ouege.
I'he chairman nt the muss meetine
will lie Superior Judge V. J. Aturnskv
lie will introduce as the first speak,
Archbishop Hanna.
'Then will follow nddresses bv r-o
resentntives of the colleges and nni
versities about the buy. Hither Pies
blent Wheeler or Heiin (Invley will
it-present the luiversity of Calif. -r
lr. Ki.u k Angell will voice th -tings
if Stanford I'niv ersit v.
Alumni f'oiii Santa Clara, St. I,-
unl.iis ami St. Mary's, n'l of them
nii.n hi ai-hie- eiuei.l in I h.- worl I ' .
M.rk. will tell of Ihci
ind Jspcnk for support
ir college day;
to the rebuild
nig p a'.s.
".leil-e .leiemiah .1. Sullivan, a St
Igiiihu-. - boy,' will apeak for that col
lege .luil-e T. .1. f.eanoii. from St
lar s will represent the alma muter
in distress. A representative from
Santa Clara is yet to be chosen.
"Tl'c e in.e riii'de an effort to
seen- the services of 'Mine. Helm
.nan" ll.-i-.k but a previous engage
" ' to sing at San Diego next Tn.i
lav pi.N.nl.-d The great dia wi.e.l
that she would be very glad to sing
if the meeting could lie held in the
'fieri m. jo that she could got a
train out Monday night. This, hoe
ever, could not be done.
"Colonel John J. r'lvnn of the
League of the Cross Cadets will be the
chairman of the reception committee.
"The committee of iirruugenwnt h
consists of Judge Murasky, chairma-i:
he Hey. M. I). Coniiollv, the Kev. P.
II. Mulligun, lr. C. I). Mrtiet t ignn.
''oli.nel Klvnii. Andrew f. Burke mid
l.ihu .1. McDonald.
"It is expected that the new college,
will be finished and ready for o.cu
nancy at. the beginning of the fa
term in September."
W. a. s,
The transfer it property to the
value .f trfxl by V. II. Seligson, a
bankrupt, three months before he en
lered bankruptcy was declared void
yesterday by Judge Horace Vaugtinn,
because W held the transfer was madi
as preference 'o some of the creditors.
Seligson was the proprietor of a
-iinull drvgoo.is store on 1'nion Street,
and is alleged to have transferred some
of his assets to his nephew William
Lev ins. hi. in order to defraud Katharine
Smith, an employe, and others, in an
iitri.lavit tiled by her on June 4.
As the liansfer is now declared void
nu.l set aside by the decision of Judge
Vanghna, this property held by the
nephew of the bankrupt will Ik list. ,
with the other Seligson assets.
ieorge Davis in attorney for Kath
eriuo Smith.
SI. MARY'S IN
PLAN TO REBUILD
OF BANKRUPT VOID
1018.
hbi Vv V. - j - . t
vf
I' 'iV-N ..
i 1 t . - -hi "
PREPARE TO TEACH
I .OH ANOKF.KS, .Imie 14 -The Uni
versity of California in its summer
cession, to open at l.os Angeles on
the twenty fourth instant, will stress
all activities possible that will aid
O.. V I.. a- i .
.... ... "" "''"""'y ,
ana noie will come home more closely
to ail loyal Americans than care and
training of our aoldiers who will return
home blinded by the shell and shrapnel
of the great guns.
In order to give early heed to their
neoils, a series of special features has i
en arranged to be yien bv Misa !
Kate M. Foley, a specialist in this field,
and now State library home teacher
for the blind. .Miss Kolev has done
much work in the city an. I county of
l.os Anooles, and in her three years'
e xperience with the Stat. Library has
tuvght more than 211(1 adult blind to
read embossed types.
The topics on which she will lecture
m,-. . ue iscnoiogy
,. .i. in:... in .no... t,.-.. . , ., .
i .... a i..- . to... i. i. . i
' i. nun , i ue j 1 1 iki v uii.i anil
i,M !.;..;,.,
'The Blind Adult .
and H'is V ediico';on w ith Spe. il l
Hcference to the Winded Soldier", I
'The Attitude of the Public Towaid'
the Blind ". "The Prevention of Blind I
n.ss and Conservation of Vision in
Children and Adults."
I . This will lie but one of the seii.-s . f
" ' '
I i m -in i a n i lectures uiui will he given
lu:ing the summer session of the I m
rsitv of ( 'a 1 1 f in n iiu. supiilenient 1 1 1
the regular course.
w. S S --
Castle & Cnoke Withdraw? Sup
port and Fears Are Felt Other
Corporations May Do Same
Th.
II:
I 'roi-Mit ion Co i . to . t .-
.-is r.-cci-.i-d lot li-atioli f om ;is'l.
- '.ol;e. 1 .t.l,. thnt alter July 1 the
i 'i-1 1 i but ion ot that corporation to t'.
oii.uiittee, a in. oi u i i ug to tri') h hum lli
. ullld be .1 .S'-.illt lll.-il.
The reasons gneu by the diie. tors -.
I.
g colli e II
e II :- I e t hat t Ili'V
.Ill
I II
! i.oii.i hoi w ork in t inn I
III.
-uii t' at the mene exp -n 1 !
fforts 1 1 1 1 1. 1 subserve n be'-'rl
it I in ne I over to the l( - I
Pi.rpn
I'll SS.
It is ant i i : t -.1 thnt th s attitude
of C.-i tie Cooke will be that. n's-.
of other cm po-at ions; and may, in. lee. 1.
result in a geneial and very serious
falling a" av of mil port of t.he oei
inittee The less of the contribution of
Castle ft Cnoke would not be a serious
uratter in its.-ll', but if the support ot'
t heir c iiuect ioii. the fJiiO of the com t -and
other cort rl tuitions go with it. it
Mould mean li.tle less than disaster t
tin- work.
Chniiman llmil P.erndt said ye ter
d.iv that the proposition was too lug
. for the committee to handle and won1 I
be put up to the chamber of commerce
j lie was very much in hopes that tin--.-
w-'id.l be no fu-ther withdrawals aal
that the ottiees here and on the C a .1
j could be kept going until the war ends
I mid tourist travel starts up again. It
wuuld possibly cost more, Mr. Hem It
thought, to stjirt all. over agaip in, a
few years than to keep going now a
reduced expenses Kxpenses had al
ready been greatly reduced, he added,
and would be cut more.
w. s. a,
NORMAN ROSS TAKES
FIRST AIR FLIGHT
PORTLAND, Oregon, June 4 ('.-, let
Norman Koss, the Portland boy, who is
in the aviation branch of service, lid
n't have long to wait after his trans
f.r from Cnnip Dix to Hockwell field,
San Diego.
Koss hadn't been there thn,
a couple of days before he ma le his
first training llight, according to w..nl
received here.
Norman was taken in ch ir-e bv
T. H. Curtis, a veleiau llv. i, who sn-l
after they returned to eiiitli that the
on ice was as cool as a cue uui! or.
Curtis also predicted th'.t Norman
would become us great a liver as h. is
a swimmer.
FRIDAY, Jl'NF.
BLINDED SOLDIERS
HAWAII PROMOTION
COMMITTEE IS HIT
SKMI-WKEKl Y
ti- . . -
-(i)
Well known Eastern Institution
Instructing Her Students
In Military Tactics
A M II KliST, Massachusetts, June 20
(Ass... iuted
I'r.ss) - As typical of
what ic Kaiand colleges have ac
complished .luring the past college year,
Amherst College, although not a mili
tary institution, has piepured a bat
talion of embryo army officers for the
service of their country. These VUonr
Hen, lor the most part below the draft
age, hav e In
en trained as a part of their
college course in the Amherst Reserve
Officeis Training Corps. Some of age
will get commissions, many have gone
to sick additional training at I'latts
burg and the New Knglund College
Training Corps, at Willianistown, Mas
sachusetts, others will return to com
plete their college course, continue their
military training here and await the
call.
Virtually every student in college has
been in khaki the entire year, the grass
ou the old Amherst common has been
worn down with the tread of their
marching feet, ami the traditional
slouch of the college student has been
ieplace.1 by the erect, smart bearing
"at typifies the American army of
licer.
i ins "little Yankee College on the
I, 111" has been transformed by the war.
Not that scholarship is suffering the:.-t'-e
f.enltv says the devotion of the
'' .go to its former standards and
o'e Is is too deep rooted for that but
.'h li.-r Yankee traditions Amherst
.-mild not fail to throw herself whole
h.-arte.lly into the country's service.
Vnny Answer Country's Call
M.oe thn n a third of the 500 students
'"." gone to the colors long ngo, ten
n -mt-e's of the faculty have entered
.l inn war work, other members have
i serving in special ways, and nnli
'.IV 1 1 uning and preparation for war
i ie. h is become a part of the rum
lioi. Only forty seniors were le't
1 ii I'laduate. They and the undergrade
:.'- v ho lemaine.l to complete their
- : it .ii now seem rather soldiers than
- u 'ii-.
II" war spirit has prevailed and
faculty members ay that in Amherst
tins -si.ii it .,s greatly changed the
soiuewh-it happv go lucky undergradii
"f vore. Ile has become Imbue. I
ith more real seriousness of purpose
I tl'c change is reflected in improved
si ti.il.i- t j,- standi ng.
With eager enthusiasm the three hnn
be I .i.ld students composing the of
s' fteorve Trnininir Corps have
I - .I'd' daily under Col. Hichard II. Vil
- ii. I S. V. retired, and Mai. Frank
i li'imon. Massachusetts Volunteer
vi'ltia, and have been commended as
hi-'h class oftieer miit(rial.
Ha-: Bittery Divtaion
Vale has her bstterv, and Amherst
has been se'ected for the establishment
.-I -. machine gnu unit recognized by the
iinneiit ,,n the same basis as the
I'li. i is' KeNerve Training Corp. The
in g in i zat ion of a group of advanced
'ilents desiring instruction in this
branch of the service, important both
in tien.h warfare and in avintion, has
b en formed tins year by Maj. John K.
I il. if, Officer Keserve Training Corps
the class of BUS, who has completed
th. .'overnnient course in machine gun
at the Springfield Armory. A Colt an
"i till-- and i Browning heavy machine
i in ..ie of the former presented to the
I' - " bv the class of KH4. are now
a a
I
hie for the training of the unit
:. l uisting the curriculum to war
. Is, the col'ege has supplemented the
ilit-i v training with special courses ir
d'awiug, radio work, ativigation.
i,. lino-, moiois and bacteriology f.n
niaiv w.ok The chemistry depait
. nt is doing special research work f.n
e ' . v c r i - in e ii t .
I .
P'ovide for students within two
s ,,f the diaft age, a special tw.
...use has been established m
w i t ti certain except ions, all the
.1 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1 e in i ii t s of the regular col
...inse are waived. The student
e'.-ct such subjects as seem mos
''id dining their stav in college and
:".u tin- privilege of eolnplet i "
i iiib'i of the reoniremeiits foi
g-.c at ii n v other tune.
v a s .
No
il
hanges are
I tl l ,
to be made in the
i of the territorial
- i - - . .i anii see
esterdav by Judge Delbert
newly appointed territorial
ii i -ii t made
I M tgci,
1 1 1 UMll el .
AMHERST COLLEGE
HAS OFFICER CORPS
1)1 f DPf IM ffiY Yfl
ULU IVLullllLl 1 1 0 I U
GET ALL DRAFTEES: 1SH0W HEROISIVI )N
Men Catted To Service To Enter
Hawaiian tnfantry Units
Greatly Increased In Size
I'.vcty mini mustered In from the
draftees who are ordered to re
port at Port Armstrong oa or about
July I. will be nsaiaiie.V to .li.t dik
I the Kirst nnd Second Hawaiian Infan
tYy regiments. nn orders Were received
from the war .b'pfirt ment y(Wter.lav
by .lepartnient headquarters author
ixing the enlargement of each regi
ment to ,i strength of 3442 men.
This will place each regiment on a
warsis as observed in fbe American
army in Prance and in continental
1'nPed States.
Uiili regiment will have treble the
number of officers now on dntr, bring
ing the number of commissioned ofll
eers up to ninety nine.
There will be one captain, three
first lieutenants, and three second
lieutenant-, assigned to earn (vimpaity
K-hr'c the enlisted men will have
better opportunities to fnrn chevrons.
Kach company will now have thirty
three corporals, twelve sergeants, foiir
nooks and four mechanics, in addition
'o the privates. Each company will
be composed of a maximum ofsj.lSti
men.
Cfcrnoe Tor Commissions
"Owing to the Targe increase in
number of commissioned officers re
'Uired for each of the enlarged regi
ments. the man now in service, and
the drafted men who will be assigned
t-c- the regiments, will have opportuni
ties 'o secure commissions," said Col
H. C Merriam. chief of Staff, yester
dy. "By diligent application to
study r.nd otherwise qualifying them
eorves, many men have an opportunity
"o bevime junior officers." '
It is expected that many of the
T-nduafes of the present reserve offl
.era' training camp at rVhoAeld bar
racks will lie assigned to duty with
hose regiments, but at the wame time,
the island men now being drawn from
civil rife into the army, will have an
incentive to work hard and pick oB
the plums offered by the ferny.
l'p to s few days ago ft was plana
ed to take at least 1500 men of the
coming draft and assign them to dut
with the two Island mi ments ( briny
them up to the strength of 8020 men.
The Washington order bow author
iaes practically every mart of the 429:
draftees now under orders to report
for duty to be assigned to the regi
meuts commanded by Colonel Rilev
i ml Colonel IMoorehead.
All Big Regiments
For years the large number of en
listed men in the 5th Infantry gav
that regiment the palm for real " wa
rtrength." Tt had about 2400 men
Now, each of the Island regiments wil
hnve. nearly one thousand more mei
than the 25th Infantry ever bad.
The First Hawaiian Infantry is now
at Castner and is occupying a canton ,
ment eiuiprxd with eoaerete bnil.l
tigs. The Second Uawaiiaa Infantry
s scattered about the big Leilehur
.est eonimaniled by Colonel .Hoard.
It is expected that the first Hsw
liiau Infantry will soon be transferr
ed to Fort Hhafter where it win oetupv
all buildings in the post proper and
the qur.rters formerly occupied by
engineers.
The Second Hawaiian Infantry- wil
hen occupy the cantonment at Cast
.er o vacated and probably flow eve
uto the new buildings and officert
muriers on the Haleiwa side of the
CaHtner contoument.
The movement of tbe First Hawaii
in Infantry to Shaffer has alread
begun, one company arriving there
esterdav from Wchofield.
Should there be any additional men
.f the draft remaining after fact
"giment is recruited to 3442 men
I hey will be attached to one or hot I
egi ments for training.
For former national "uar.l officer
-specially captains and lieutenants whe
hnve been used Yo handling never myr
than 150 men at a time, the task o -mulling
25(1 men to a company ma
ill them with dismay. A eompanv
nider the new system will alnios
equal a former major's command.
There will be no increase in tin
number of field Officers. There wil
be .but one colonel, one lieutenant col
onel and three majors.
w. a. a.
KOKO HEAD WAS LOST
Kirst details of how the schooner
Koko Head, formerly owned by the
Hind Rolph Company, was burned at
sea 1S4 miles south of the Java Heads
on March lit, 1P1S, Were brought to Ho
noliilu by Joe I.igoski, a member of
her crew who passed through Honolulu
recently as a work t way.
The schooner had a cargo of coal and
was bound from Cape Town for Manila
when the fire started On March 9. Ten
davs later the crew and officers w-erei
forced to leave the ship in ftfh Me"
boats, ns all efforts to check the flame
were of no avail. ,
As the crew waited until tbe Very
'list moment of safety before desertiir
the burning Koko Head, tbe members
were unable to take off but a ((mail
"uantitv of water and provisions. Oh
this account they suffered eonkidera,bre
ELLS HOV SCHOONER
day voyage in rmenjf0 "''' ln
..l.v.i B.v. 1,1... I"" aarioualy sill he waa.
hardships in a five
boats before thev reached the Javh
''..est, I.igoski says.
The Koko Head crew was tale"
1 1 ..in Java to Singapore and later to
Manila, where most of them still
remain, while waiting transportation toj
the I'nited States. '
. . w, a. a.
SAFE. BUBH, AXiWAYS OUKCt.
Do not suffer from cramp eolie or
ain in the stomach When Chamber
ain's Colic and Diarrhoea Hourly
oes to the right spot and gives iiipae
liste relief. You cannot afford to) tie
ithout it if you are snbieet to ettejQ
if this kind. For sale by all dealers.'
.... p.-.i-h 4 c., Ltd, agents for
Hawaii. Advt.
Cablegram From Paymaster Tells
of Their Cheerfulness In '
,the face of Danger
HALF OF CRiwlHAD
TO JUMP OVERBOARD
Sea Swarmed With Sharks,
Weather Was Cold and Man
Had Little Food
When, in the darkness of early
morning, the oil tanker Florida smash-
ed into the V. 8. -H. Rchurs, formerly the '
Jeiman riulser (leier, off the coast of '. '
Morth Carolina on Friday last, boys of
Hawaii were found ready to meet the '"
quick emergency. Although half thit
crew had to Jump overboard, so rapidly ,
did the old, captured cruiser go down,
there was no panie and none found
wanting in courage at the time nor in 1
cheerfulness afterwards.
Such is the information received by '
-able yesterday by The Advertiser from
Paymaster R. E. Lambert, I'. 8. N., .
ho was aboard tbe ship at the time.
Paymaster Lambert, a Honolulu boy,
knowing the Intense interest that would
e felt here in the fate of the 8ehura
and of her men, sends many details of .'".
he affair. The cablegram is dated
from Brooklyn, New York, to Which
naval base the survivors of the Hehurs .
sinking have doubtless been taken. -fchun
Aiaka Quickly
The collision which sank the cruiser, '
cables ilr. Lambert, came during the
darkness of early morning, the oil tank- ' -er
crashing into the warship head-on.
i'he tanker rut into the cruiser and the
forward fire room was flooded immedi
ately, the wound in the Kehura being '
sneb that the vessel filled and sank -'
within a few minutes after the crash.
A hundred of the two hundred men
making up the crew were unable to
'ash tbe boats before the little e raiser
'uMjhcd ami settled and these men jump- , .
ed overboard to save themselves from.:,
being drawn down by the sinking ship.
All were saved with the exception
Manuel Oouveia, of Honolulu, seaman
eeond elass, who was instantly killed
when the Florida -cut into the Mchurt. :
Vt the time he was on duty in the look- ' '
Sut station.
Everybody Oheerf ul
"There were many miraculous es- . ' ,
apes," says the cable, "and many
lerole acta" The men escaped '
wtt "little feod and less cloth
ing". The weather was cold, windv
iftd rainy, with- a fairly heavy seVT"
which tossed the small crowded
boats, with their shivering occupants,
aroand for aoase long, uncomfortabU
h6urs, despite Which. " everybody wan
cheerful".
rloon after the collision hundreds of V '
sharks appeared, circling the boats.
A number of the men were slightly
wounded, including the captain, but the '.,'
wounds were more painful than aeri ius.
"I abandoned the ship in a frail
"anon, wirnofit a paddle," says lara
bert, concluding his cablegram. ,'
- w. a. a.
I. KAAUA
PASSES AWAY IN HILO
Von Third Prize In Cheyenne
Roping Contests, 1908
Kberi 1. Iak received a wireless last
light from Hilo reporting the death of
is stepbrother, Archibald C. Kaaua.
The well known Hawaiian died yester
day in the Hilo Hospital, where be nad
oeen taken to recently from bis home
a Kamuela, South Kohala, for -reat-nent.
Archie Kaana, as he was best known,
ind been in failing health for some
iiue, the result, it is believed, et an
njury received by the well known cow
oy many years ago in a fall from a
torse he was riding on the l'arker
tatich. He suffered a good deal fiein
emorrhages and to this, it is thoug.it,
lis death was due.
At the time of his death snd for a
-ouple of years before, Archie Kaaua
waa road supervisor for the Distrb-t of
3outh Kohala. He waa born in Hawnii
nd waa about forty-two years old. Sur
viving him are hi widow and fo ir chil
dren. Won Third Prise At Cheyenne
Kaana was educated at the KiimoU.
me ha Schools in this citv snd was
eaaalty well known and liked h r. and
oa the Dig Island. where he mil.- his
home. Tn llM)8 he won third pn.a ia
the great annual roping contvii at
Cheyenne, "Wyoming, this being the
same" year wKea .Ikua lurdy, new of
Hans lei, ,Kui, won the championship
among several 'hundred cowboys who st
tcrtfrted tte rOTJtid Of! and frontier con
tests. Eben P T.ew was also a mem
ber, -of the .Hawaiian, party.
Arthlr jiCaays waa to have attended
snd fifcrtlslpntei 1b, the Hawaiiau Ro
rtee whUih.was hU Jurluo tK . ,..,.ai
JerritorUl air VVW at Katu olnni I'vrk.
n waa unawe to oome to Honolulu ow-
V. SJ. H.
tSLAiND BOYS WRITE
Josnee eXsLwaiaui, George K. Apo and
r-dward .K. Akiu, th ree of tho isl ind
beyn ae -enlisted in the enginee'ss and
appearea in fhe recent "Alohn Par
bsva written to Rdar. Foturlv,
wh originated the " Xl.i' s !.,
ifle. Tkey Were at Angel Island for
preliminary fainiu" Thev said that
'everybody is sntisf M-.l ' ' ii nd the food
was O V, in ev'v v v Tl-
Eiteful that the women of the Terri--'''
SO jMC"eH I" mar i"
ers for those wnn b- ,v-e K-vh nn heiy
sea trip, keot them " - and. they
aaid they were "gud.euds.'' ,,..,'

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