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Hawaiian gazette, Tuesday, july 30, 1918. -semi-weeKly.
RICE VS. SUGAR
UNK'S ISSUE IF
HE ENTERS RACE
But McCandless Is Beginning To
Wonder If Maybe Some Other
Democrat Mightn't Be Better
TO RUN OR NOTTTO RUN:
THAT'S THE QUESTION
Accuses Plantation Interests of
. Trying To Throttle Rice Indus
try To Get Chinese Laborers
"Link" McCandless, who ha the
habit Of running for dolegate to eon
(re on the Democratic ticket, will
reason a rice jilRtform thin year if
ha rana at all. A statement to thin of-
feet Was made by Mr. McCandless yes- J
erday. I
But "Link" may not run. Whether
or not be will he says he hns not yet
decided. He is beginning to wonder
it it ia not just barely posishle that
then ia nome other man in the Demo
cratic party who might mnke a pns
aible, eaadidato, who might even run
faster and farther than himself, not
withtsanding all hi riperience. Truly,
"tha world do move."
Mr. McCandless was asked yester
day wbether or not he was ready yet
to announce hi candidacy. He wasn 't.
Ho waa still waiting, with one ear
creased closely to the ground, he inti
mated, to uncertain from tha leaders '
of tha Democratic precinct clubs
whether or not there is a loud and in- '
aiatent demand that he once more enter
fba lists. '
1 But even if such a demand should be
voiced in stentorian tones, the hitherto
perpetual candidate, whose aspirations ;
have, up to this year bloomed biennielly
with all their pristine freshness, said
ha wasn't at all sure he wonld heed the
Macedonian call. He might, and then
gain he might not.
Not Scared, Anyway i
, But if he doesn't run, It will not be
because he is afraid to go before the
people on his rice record. He wanted I
that made perfectly plain. I
' Indeed, he intimated that should he
laaneh an offensive once more on the
oft fought over political battle field,
soma .of the shots he would fire at his
eneaaiea would be in the nature of rice
pellets.
. Bice versus sugar will be the cam
paign issue npon which the veteran
enndidate will make the race if he ,
makes it. I
Aaked if it was fear of attack be-
eanae of hia difference with the food
commission over the question of rice '
prieee that might keep him out of the j
race, "Link" waxed eloquent. A rice .
platform, he asserted, migth be just
as good ia Hawaii aa one sweetened
with sugar.
Referring to the suggestion by "By
ataader" in The Advertiser yesterday
that a loeal aongsmith was grinding
ont a campaign song for McCandless
entitled "1 didn't raisp my rice to feed
the soldiers," "Link" said that was
ot entierly correct. He didn't raise
hia .rice, he said, to fatten plantation
laborers at three dollars a bag less
than they are willing to pay for Japan
ese rice.
"I am not afraid to go before the
people and explain my stand on the rice
question," said the Land Locked ono.
BUtDM Sugar Men
All the trouble over rice is blamed
by '.'Link" under the " iniquitous sugar
men''.. And ho drugs tho skeleton
right -ont of the eleset and rnttlcs its
dry bones in the full light of noonday.
The sugar men. he say, always have
tried to kill the rice industry in Ha
waii. Now they are trying to do it
legally while they have the opportunity.
This ia the way Link states the
problem and works out the answer:
"The best cane cutters in the Is
lands are Chinese.
"Nearly all the Chinese latmrers arc
engaged in cultivating rice.
"Therefore, if the rice industry were
killed off, the Chinese would have to
work on the sugar plant it inns, thereby
alleviating the present llor shortage.
"y. K. D."
Defend His Actions
McCandless defends his act urn in
selling Hawaiian rice nbovc the price
filed by the food administration w ith
ronniderH lile heat. lie says he was
complying with the request "I the food
commission and Belling Ins rice for
eight dollars a bug. three dollars less
than the price Japanese rice as bring
ing ;n the open market. I hen, he
says, California rice was imported and
sold on the market for $I0.U5 a bag.
It was after this that he began
marketing Hawaiian rice for the same
figure, regardless of the food com
mission rules, which eventually led to
his arrest on a charge of profiteering,
and the question of the constitutional
ity of the food commission 's powers
carried up to the supreme court, where
it now awaits a decision.
He says it was "Hunnish" for tha
food commission to try to dictate the
price of Hawaiian rice, when no con
trol was assumed of the price of im
ported rice. McCandless nsks the ques
tion, "What would the sugar men have
done!" if they had been ordered by
Hoover to sell their sugar at several
dollars less a ton than the sugar of
the Philippines, because of the differ
enae' in ,thfl; freight rates between Ho
nolulu and the mainland, and those
between" Manila and the mainland.
McCandless says the principle in the
same and that Hawaiian rice growers
sltoilM be allowed to take advaiitni;--of
the open market price in compcti
tion with Japanese rire, the same n
the Hawaii sugar men are given Hi
ad vantage over the Philippine sugar
irrespective of any differences in the
freight rates.
It 'a upon this contention tlmt. Mc
Caadless says he is willing t go be
fore the people in the coming cr-uimiir--if
the Democratic precinct binder
vlnce him he should be a candidate
and. he decides there is not mint her
BIG FIRM FACES
SEVERAL CHANGES
Alexander & Baldwin's Loss By
Death and Call Means Al
mosLReorganization As a result of the loss of J. P.
Cnnle, its president, by death nnd J ' latest suggestions emanating from
K. (ialt. second vice president tiy re j Provost Marshal General Crowder, just
son of his call into tho service of the received at the office of Capt. H. Good
government, Alexander k Baldwin ing Field, selective draft officer for the
fares something which will approach Territory. Copies or the suggestion
reorganization. Admittedly there is no hT b 7 Captain Field to
one who can exactly fill the niche In
business affairs, whether of the firm
or of the community, aa did J. P.
Cooke, but a president will have to be
selected nnd in making this selection
it is not unlikely- that a number of
changes will result.
Already surmises as to the probable
new directorate and official personnel
of Alexander A Baldwin are heard. It
is considered unlikely that the regular
line of advancement will be followed.
If this were done it would mean that
W. M. Alexander would head the con
cern as president, but he resides on
the rnninlsnd apd it is thought unlikely
that he will return to Honolulu to head
the firm.
Next in order would be "J. R. Oslt,
second vice president, but he is an
officer of the reserve and has received
orders to proceed to the mainland,
which removes him as a possibility.
W. O. Smith is third vice president,
John Ouild is secretary and John
Waterhouae is treasurer. From the
active part Mr. Waterhouae has been
t.iking in the affairs of the house for
the past two years it ia considered
highly probable that he will be the
successor to Mr. Cooke as president.
If such be the case it will still leave
two other vacancies to be filled.
w. a. s.
CREDIT FOR BILL
MRS
MAN GETS
Wife of Hilo Man Intlnimentol, g-u7 J&S
In Securing Congressional Action money compensation.
on Hawaii Suffrage tot'S3li
. . , . . . . filing in the office jf the provoat mar-
The vicotry which was won in eon- gh, wnl
gress to extend woman suffrage to the ' x board of inatruction may be ap
v.omtn of the Hawaiian Islands is said pointed to cover two or more areaa of
t h a been Inigelv due to the effort local boar Is, where the loeal boards
of Mrs. Benjamin Pitman, of Boston, thereof eoasent to cooperate,
wife of the late Benjamin Pitman, who "Subject to the ultimate authority
ws born in Hilo. but who lived for of tho "' board, each board of in
more than fifty years in the Maaaa- "truction will perform its work by in
chusetta metropolis, and died about the dividual interview and group meetings
first week in July. Tho following witl the selective, by giving advice
statment concerning local suffrage was insturction on all subjects that are
sent from New York to the Christian necessary or useful to future soldiers,
Sconce Monitor on July 11: ' n'1 b7 "ranging for preparatory tail
The National American Woman 8uf- ""fy drill and instruction where feas
frage Association expects that the Ha- H)'e-
waiian legislature will promptly ex-! "Th authority of each local selee
tend to the women of that country the tive ""vice board will control in the
same territorial and municipal elec- done within that area; but it is
tion privileges as the Hawaiian men expected that there will be full cooper
enjoy, since the United States congress tlon "d harmony, in the same manner
has passed a bill authorising such ae- heretofore experienced with the legal
tion. The ilawniian legislature has al- , advisory boards.
ready shown its oifipoeition in the mat- "Local boards are authorized and di
ttr, since it hvi sort twe memorials to1 r,",0,, to f""""" to the boards of in
congress urging such action. The aa- strurtion access to the records for the
soeiation reports that this suffrage vie- purpose of compiling lists of names and
tory is largely due to the efforts of nddrew.es, and to send out in the name
Mrs. Benjamin F. Pitman of Massa- i ot the loral board any notices of meet-
chusetts, who has been working for ,n or interviews a oesirea ana re
them. Mr. Pitman is a son of the i quoted by the boards of instruction."
Chieftainess Kinole of Hilo, who was i
extremely influential among her peo
ple. When her son, after fifty years'
absence from his home, returned there,
he found that the people had transfer- i
red their allegiance to him.
"In the days of the monarchy, Ha
waiian women took great interest in j
politics and could be effectively active, j
The women are today, as heretofore, I
possessors of great wealth, and hold a
large share of the property. The men
fully appreciate the wisdom, public
spirit and executive ability of the wo
men, both of the native and missionary
classes, but since the monarchy ceased
to exist and Hawaii became a territory
of the I ' ii i ted States, they have been
obliged to take their place beside their
American sisters of the unfranchised
states. The men of Hawaii believe,
with us, that taxation without repre
sentation is tyranny, and have gone as
far as they can to rectify the injus
tice," said Mrs. Pitman.
"It was known in Hawaii," she con
tinued, "that 1 was greatly interested
in this subject, and' almost immediately
upon my arrival 1 was asked to bold
suffrage meetings. I soon learned that
I was in a suffrage country, that the
suffrage bill had been voted upon fav
oarbly by both the Democratic and
Republican parties. It was my privi
lege to be present at the opening of
the legislature, and I was able to in
terview members of both Houses.
Kvery man to whom I spoke, including
the president of the senate and the
speaker of the house, expressed himself
in favor of stilTrane. Hawaii had
swan nad
passed an overwhelming vot
the Delegate had been romm
lay the bill before congress
had tsopped, as far as they knew. I
Everyone was awaiting the outcome,1
nml us the months went tiv without '
hearing one way or the other, I prom
ised the women of Hawaii to inquire
into the matter."
Democrat who eo
race.
Meantime, while
run, or not to r.in
uld make
better
ho it (IfM-iiling to
riro or no riri, hr
.. .1 ... la... I ....l:..:... ..f
his iiniHt hi oim ii iii; Democratic oimo
nt-nt, Ir. .1 I! rtnymnnd
PILES CURED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed to
cure blind, bleeding, itching or pro
truding l'lI.HS iii 6 to 14 dins or
iiKinev refunded MhiiuIhi tint- by
tie' '. K !.-- , I "If I N U I.'. I SI . ,,ui
Motion Board
!!E
A special Board of Instruction to in
struct selective under the draft system
to prepare them to go to camp willing,
loyal, clean ana sober, la One of the
trict and medical advisory board. The
plan is aa follow:
"The attention of this office ha
been favorably attracted by the oe-
cessful result in several cities ' and
I towns of a systematic plan of instrue
I tion for selective prior to their call in
the draft. The plan includes all such
measures a are beet calculated to pre-
pare the selective to gr to eamp will
, ing, loyal, intelligent, elean and sober,
j and thus better to fit them for rapid
' progress In their military education
after joining the Army. It 1 believ
ed that such a plan will prove useful
and practicable in other local board
areaa. Wherever such a plan If in
struction has not already been under
taken and the loeal sentiment will sus
tain it, the plan should be now put in
to effect by the appointment of a spec
ial board of instruction. In order that
the movement may be coordinated, su
pervised, and controlled in all it rela
tions to the selective servie system, the
board of instruction should bo under
the authority of the local board and
should serve to' relieve the local board
of all personal burdea involved in the
instruction.
"The board of instruction will con
sist of an appropriate number of eiti
sens having the highest character and
ability and enjoying the confidence of
the eommnnity. The member will be
selected by the local board. Wherever
other ageacie have already actively
undertaken such work in the same area
(and particularly the loeal committee
or war council under the state councils
of defense), the loeal board can, if it
sees lit, accord them a representation
in the board of instruction. Every mem
ber of tho board of instruction will be
I expected to take aa active personal
w. s. a -
T
VISITS SUN YAT-SEN
Dr.
turer
Hun Yat Hen, he rebel adven
tioiii Konh China, has decided
to leave
.I.hi.iii sooner than lie had
expected, says
the Japan Advertiser
of June 2H. He has left Hakone for
Kyoto and probably will sail from
Kobe on June i?7.
A revolutionary bill of 50,000 Yen
recently piesented to Doctor Hun may,
or may not, hae hastened his depur
tore. It i k ie hi (lyainu, a Japanese blue
jacket on the reserve list, paid a visit
to the Doctor and demanded payment
of the al.ove sum in accordance with
a contract alleged to have been con
eluded at the uuUet of the revolution
in 1912. For the benefit of Japanese
who aided the Koutheru cause Doctor
Kun is sniil to have promised to pav
30,000 Yen to bereaved families of of
fleers and 1,000 Yeu to the families
of privates
OyaniH says he raised 300 navalers
under this contract and participated
in the revolutionary fighting, with the
result that three men were killed. The
bluejacket claims, therefore, that 50,
000 Yen, is due him, but that Sun
i Yet refused to remit.
w. a. a.
w
'DECISION MADE FOR
T
(ireensburg, Pa. --As a result of n con
ference recently held between H. W.
Jackson, Chief Kngineer for the Mtutc
Highway I lepart mejit for this district,
mill So i,t i ,i t . I.... It VI l l
' "r
Hoiid ' (lUiiiiiKMiiuier William (1.
It Max decided to leHurfure. oil
and improve the Lincoln Highway in
the (ireeiiHbuig district. A force of
men hm already been placed at this
work.
i A NtMtcmejit
son that the l.n
military run. I u
army truck .lie
ill perfect repaii
Utilize! to kce
a Hindi- l.v Mr. Jack
oln Highway, being a
r which thousands of
pn suing, iniist he kept
Prison labor will be
the coiintv roads in
romlitioii fo
travel. I
PEOUi'GSHOE
G TO BERLINlTinrnn Tiir nninr rnrvni Tiinnrii uni
A Million and a Half Pairs To
6,
Delivered Every Month To '
American Forces
According to the Government Hid
and Leather, Control Board, ihe prin
cipal use to which, leather I being
put at the present moment is for the
Pershing I reach, shoe., ' Beginning pn
August 1,' there Will b delivered one
snd on half million pair of Cie Per
shing trench shoeA every month, says
the New York Evening Post ' Fach
pair of these shoe weigh' live and
a half pound. The shoes are heavier
than those 'used by tha armi.ji of Great
Britain or France, j They nre com
posed of a . sole about three quarters of
an inch; thick,' 'madn of four solos, or
four thicknesses of leather. Tho sole
and heel are completely stud ied with
iron nails. 'Affixed to each heel and
sole are ' iron plates so thst the sol
dier is wearing out the metal all the
time instead of leather. After three
metal nails and'' plates wear out, the
shoe are exchanged for new lines,
while the old are being res added aud
replnted to b wora again. The uppers
of these shoes' are the finest and heavi
est that can be made.
Most Durable of AJ1
Therefore, the Tersh ing trench shoe
in construction aad -quality represents
the most durable and most modern in
all respects that the men in this branch
of the lenther industry bnv ever been
able to tur ont. The shoe was miidc
after the meet -careful analysis of the
wearing qualities of army shoes turned
ont by the. AlUe ince the war . began.
The manufacture . of the ' Fershing
trench shoe ha made it necessary for
the authorities ' Washington to con
serve all leather and not allow the
sale of any, thicker than "8 Iron."
or about an . eighth of an , inch. No .
tanner vrill sell sole leather any thicker I
than that - ' - ' ' I
The largert use of leatl.tr outside '
of that set aside' for the Pershing
trench shoo, or possibly larger, is for j
harnoaa. for which there i. a. tremen
dous demand. It is stated that the
Government ' especta, within the nxt ,
sixty daya, to have sll the block her
ne leather, it. renuires: as for russet
. fA-ak.- -t.nA ..mixtion if i
as HVStl 4 svas tuvi y mm i ifuaiiii..- '
still required.- The tanners of the
United States ars endeavoring to cup
ply this . demand for russet harness
leather, which unquestionably will be
met In time. Army officers hrc paying
apoeial . attention to the 'manufacture
and quality of stirrup strap's for caval
ry and artillery horses. They are mak-
i . i -i : 4. : ..... .... .
,tr.. because If one bri n.Vs '
7.J r, . j.,u tk-
Big Leather . Demand
There kaa been a irreat foreign da
manof for American sole leather, as' a
result of the war, and a vast amount
of it has been exported. ' This eonfli
tion Is the result of the almoit ectn
- k. .1...
manufaeturors of sole leather in th9
countries involved in tha war. When
the big conflict ends,, there will be
a natural falling off in American -sole
leather exports. As to upper leather,
the foreign trade, especially tlmt of
South America, will continue to buy
it in great quantitiea, because the poo
pie like it for its looks, neatness, and
adaptability to style. There will, al
ways be a great market for it. The
export trade of belting will U vo'ry
lar,-e. Kurope alone will call for prac
tically all we can produce, and the
demand will last for some months be
fore normal conditions prevail.
Officer Sneezes and
Six Polacks
Answer "Present"
Much difficulty is being experienced
by army officials when it comes to cull
ing the roll daily, with the mixed na
tionalities that are in our new army
at Fort Hhafter and BchofieUl Barracks.
Filipino and some of the longer Ha
waiian names seem tobe the stumbling
bloek upon which these officers' trip.
Now conies John Edgar, a draftee
from Kauai, who entered the army
service about, three week ago, who
cays that the jaw breaking names of
the Filipinos her are not a circum
stance to wht tbey are ia the canton
menti in certain district of southern
Ohio and eastern Pennsylvania, where
Poles, Slovaks and other kindred na
tionalities live iaV lsrge numbers.
"I was in an army cantonment in
Ohio last summer," said Kdgar yester
day, "and some of the names that
were culled off at roll call were weird
to say the least. I recall an instnnrc,
when one of the officers happened to
sneer.e, while calling the roll, and at
least six Polacks answered 'Present.' " i
w. s. s. I
HAN FRANCISCO, July 11 (Astio
eiated Press) Horse meat may appeur t
on the market -throughout California
iu the near future if plaas submitted
to the federal livestock eommiasion of
the Knifed Htates food administration
for California are acted upon favor
ably, it was announced tonight.
Lnrge drovea of half wild horses,
worthless for draught purposes, are
roaming the ranges of northern Cnli- t
fornia, Nevada aad Montana, eating
grass and herbage needed badly Cor
beef cattle, according to reports sub
mitted to the food administration. The
livestock commission, it waa said, may
Hike mi Ihe matter Ivith a view either
to plnee this horse flesh on the market
or to utilize it in some other way.
rider. The strap i, made of russet today, tomorrow and Wedn srfijr.
aATi" " " 'VP-to. at 8t. I-is, today, tomorrow,
. Ilbtnd lAlAtuKAlit tUKIi InllUoAIIU .
FROM PHILADELPHIA
Red So Lose Again To Chicago
Indians and Yanks Stage
Tie Game
AMXRI0AK LEAOVB BTANDIKO
r. w. i Pet
83 6. 38 .501
04 58 42 .553
91 60 48 .543
89 4fT 43 .SIT
90 43 47 .478
91 42 49 .412
91 40 51 .440
90 37 43 .411
Boston . . .......
Cleveland
Washington
New York
Chicago
St. Ixuis
Detroit ..
Philadelphia . . .
Yesterday's Result
At HL Irfiuis Ht. Louis 4, Washing
ton 3.
At Chicago Chicago 8, Boston 0. .
Al Cleveland New York 2, Cleve
land 2; called at the end of, the tenth
inning on account of rain. ','
At Dctorit Detroit 6, Philadelphia
0 (first game); Detroit 6,' Philadelphia
2, (seeond game).
How Series Ended
Detroit 4, Philadelphia 1.
Washington 3, Ht. Louis 1.
Cleveland 2, New York 0.
Chicago 3, Boston 1.
Today' Games
Boston at SL Louis.
New York at Detroit.
Washington at Chicago.
Philadelphia at Cleveland.
Tk. T ..... t.J U. i wtn n.ln.H
League leaders, were in for another
defeat yesterday, being beaten at cm-
eago by the White Sox. It was a per- ' aw,y to a perfect start. Duke imme
fect afternoon for the home team, for diately forged to the front, but was
they blsnked the viistors by the one-' fooled by Topp when they had raced
aided score of 8-0. In the series which
osea yesxoroay jnicago ioo inr ux
'u' P'yd "ltn Boton-
frying at home, the Browns manag.
d to Win from the vlsting Washington
f y cl" .3 W'h'
'"tf?" captured three of the four games
of - . t. .
Th Kreatest game of the dsy was
a . . ili . l . 1 M
i a Cleveland, where the Indians
a ,ne.,.- " P,"yeu.u
'h Kame heln ealled
th? end of fr,me 00 aceonDt
Tain,
The only double-header of the day
was staged in Detroit, where the Tigers
won both games. Detroit took the
first, blanking the visitors by a 8-0
core. In the second game victory went
again to the home team, this time by
a 6-2 score.
New Series Opens Today
The new series opens today, all the
o'ubs playing in the West still Wash
iigton meets the White Nox at Cnicago
! Wednesday and Thursday
' ' In 'the series just closed the Detroit
Tiger msde the best showing, winning
four of tho live games with the Athle
tics. Washington and Chicago each
won three of the four games in their
series
from tho Browns and Red Sox,
respectively.
Boston is leading in the league, be
ing three and a half games ahead of
Cleveland, while Washington is one
full game back of the Indians. New
York is two and a half games in the
rear of Washington. Detroit has gain
ed considerably, even though Chicago
hold its own.
No games were scheduled in the Na
tional League for yesterday and none
were pla'ycd. The schedule for today
is as follows: Pittsburgh at New
York, Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Chi
cago at Boston and Ht. Louis at Brook
lyn. CHINESE FALLS FROM
LADDER AND MAY DIE
Ng Chack, Chinese fifty years of age,
pHrtner in the Quong Hing Loy dry
goods store on King .Street near Nun
ami Street, fell from a ladder in the
rear of his place of business yesterday
nft.eriioon shortly a.fter five o'clock
ami was protiahly finally Injured, ine
injured man was taken to the emergen
cy hospital and upon being examined
by Dr. R. (1. Ayer it was found that he
had sustained a serious fracture at the
base of the skull. He was taken to the
Queen's Hospital where little hope ia
held out for his recovery.
Ng Chack, assisted by his fifteen year
old son, Ng Hau, was engaged in clean
ing off an iron roof in the rear of the
Hing Loy stor. He was standing part
ly on the top of a ten foot step-ladder
and partly on a light woodon brace on
the building when tho latter gave way
and he crashed to the concrete floor
below, striking on his head.
Ng Chack ha sa wife and thre eaons,
one of whom is in the national guard
at Fort Hhafter. Ho is well known in
Honolulu, having made his hbme here
for a number of years and has a wide
circle of friends in Chinese business
and social circles.
w. a. s.
i BUD NORWOOD LEAVES !
FOR CONSUL'S POST
HAN FKANCIHCO.
Norwood, known as '
golf course about the
day for Washington
July 1H 8. F.
' Bud ' ' on every
bay, left yester
and expects to
take over an appointment as vice
consul at Berne, Switzerland. "Bud"
Norwood eiiu drive u irold bnll further
hii I then do more trifling with it than
nnv first class golfer in these Hurts.
But with all his trifling "Bud" has
nlways been a mighty hard mun to
beat. Murin was his favorite club,
though he was n director of the Lin
coln Turk Golf Club uml u member
of California.
NOW JOf'fRE AVENUE
NKW YOKK, .Inly 1.1 -Mayor Hy
lan next week will request the board
of estimate to reuume one of the finest
New York I horoi:giif:ires as the "Ave
I ne Juffre
Mariie.
iu honor of the hero of the
SEE DUKE SWIM
' ';. r ':
Clarence Lane Presses Kahana
moku In 100-Yard Contest,
Staged In Chicago
CHICAGO, July 15 Swimming with
a free and easy crawl stroke, Duk
Ksbanmoku, Hawaiian swimmer, ' won
the 100-yard race, feature' of the ec
ond day 'a program hf the Chicago Ath
letic Association 'a patriotic water csr
nival, in the Lincoln 'Park lagoon, be
fore a crowd larger than that of Satur
day, when 40,000 persons were present.
Before the contest it ws learned Ptr
ry McOillivrsy of Great Lake Naval
Training station would noa compete,
Official of the station asserted Ferry
had not agreed fo meet Xahanamoku
In the aentury, although the Hawaiian
conceded a point by swimming McGH
livray 220 yards, which ia supposed to
bo Perry 's specialty. The event was
open, and any contestant could swim
or withdraw, as he ehoae.
Duke Ooea After Accord .
Kahanamoku therefore attempted to
break bis own world 's record of :5.t
for 100 yards ' and continue to 100
meters in an effort to lower his world's
mark oY 1:01 1-5.
The other starters were Clarence
Lane of Hawaii, Walter Earle and Her
bert Topp of the C. A. A. After the
Hawaiian had gone through their
usual limbering up they were sent
twenty yards. The foul compelled
Duke to break his stroke, and before
he could get nnder way again Lane
and Earle had drawn np to even term a
Kah'narooktt Wins By Yard
Scenting the danger of defeat, Duke
bent to his task. By nse of long,
powerful strokes and strong kicks he
again went to the front, but waa im
, medially .hallenged by his teammate,
Lane. In the meantime Topp and Earle
had been outdistanced by three yards.
As Duke and Lane neared the fin
ish Kahanamoku gained and went un
der the line winner by a scant yard.
He held this lead by the same margin
when he passed under the wire which
denoted the finish of the 100 meters.
The five timers gave his intermediate
time for the lfX) yards at tS0 2-5, and
for the 1000 meters, 1:03 4 8. Neither
ia a record.
Walksn Beat Kruger.
The other race of particular Interest
to the lsrge gathering was the 440
yard event, in which Buddy Wallen
of Great Lakes, who established a new
world's straights way record of 6:25
for the distance Saturday, was pitted
against Harold Kruger of Hawaii. ,
The field of sevon starters hit the
water at once aad all started for the
finish platform with powerful crawl
stroke. Wallen and Kruger soon drew
away from the field. At the end of
the first 100 yards the pair was five
yards in advance of the other bunched
contestants.
As Wallen and Kruger passed the
220 yard mark Wallen led by three
yards, whilo Kruger had a lead of ten
yards over Laubis of the Oreat Ikes
As he neared the finish the crowd
cheered Wslleti and he bent to bis task
in earnest. The bugler 'gave the chow
call as he did on Saturday to make
rJuilrty swim raster. Wallen swam
strong at tbe finish and touched the
platform fifteen yards in advance of
Kruger, who was an equal distance in
advance of Laubis. Wallen 's time was
IS.3.1 1 5.
Hawajlans Try Other Btont
This event finished the racing as far
as the Hnwaiians were concerned. Dur
ing the intervals between races Duke
showed he wss some single skull artist
by beating Fred Metternick of the Lin.
coin Park Boat Club in a 440-yard race
Duke nlso attempted canoe t'ltiug, but
was upset by one of the Lincoln Park
Boat Club members, Kruger, Li'i" ami
j jj,,! w(un
up their work by giving
an exhibition of triple oar swimming
which proved interesting.
All kinds of novelty events, such- as
nightshirt relays, tub races, canoe tilt
ing, -ami tug of war contests, were
held, in addition to fancy diving ex
hibitions by men and women from the
high and low boards.
As a climax to the great carnival
Coxswain Jack Oruple of Great Lakes,
who acted as announcer, reminded the
crowd it was Bastille day. He com
manded Ihe gathering to give three
cheers for France, and they were given
with a world of spirit.
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DENTISTS FIND CURE
FOR "TRENCH MOUTH"
San Francisco, July 13 Announce
ments that "trench mouth," a disease
of the fighting forces, has been pract
ically conquered, and the passage of a
ycsplntiqtv 'evoripR legitimate , dental
uuvemning, rrainrox mi unai nay OI
the California State Dental association
here today.
Dr. Karl T. Meyer of the Hopper re
search laboratory, University of Cali
fornia, announced nlso the discovery of
a new investing material to take the
place of tlje plaster paris now in use
in dental laboratories.
It was explained ' that-i" trench
mouth" is caused by the inability of
the men in the trenches toitlean their
teeth properly, and results, in a host
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