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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1918. - -SEMI -WEEKLY.
P s
MISTAKEN THEORY
THAT PROMOTION
IS UNPATRIOTIC
L.
A. Thurston, After Year
Mainland Tourist, Centers,
Answers Local Critics
In
GOVERNMENT ENCOURAGES
TRAVEL AND RECREATION
Instead of Cutting Down Promo
tion Work Hawaii Should
Do Still More
Having spent the past several month'
in two of the groat tourist resort.)1 of
f li o mninlnnd- Florida Inst wirier and
th" Northwest lake region thin summei
- I.. V Thurston write with know
bilge that there hes linen no diminii
tion nf ton riot activities, of ndverti
in;' for tourist nnd of tourlt travel
Me believe flint the idon of some in
Hawaii, flint the promotion committee
Khoiild (,'d out nf buines, or at Inn at
restrict it work on patriotic ground.
I" he unsound Hnd unwiae.
In :i letter to the promotion com
mil tec received lnt week here, Mr ,
'I (miston write under date of August
7 tom Kocheter, Minnesota:
"(ientlemen -1 recently wrote to th
r-Hii l'ii:iicicu ofHee asking that Hawn
idir literature lie pent to evernl ad
lresses where 1 thought it would do
good. The literntnre wit ent but I
mii informed by Mr. Scott tlmt tha com
mittee plans to eloe the office and re
lease Mr. Pimkv as of September lt.
" fun out of touch with the situn
inn and your plan end financial tntu
nnd preuino that volt are taking thin
ti p owing to such withdrawal of sup
port t tin t you lire short of funds.
" I'nder the circumstances, I do not.
pioposc to criticise your proposed act
ion but, us one who i intensely inter
est." I in your work and who hope not
oii'v to see it continue but to greatly
jrpnnd, 1 want to mnke n few obser
:ttiori.
A Misplaced Theory
'I have noticed liv the Honolulu
I u per that there has been a disposition
to object to continued encouragement
of tourist travel, on the ground that
if was unpatriotic, in r tint it inter
fered w ith the w ar.
"I do not ngree with this theory in
t lie remotest degree.
"Poring the past winter I was in
Florida for two month and I have
been in the Northwest lake section
for the pnsl two mouth.
"At von are aware, the two locali
ties mimed are among the leading tour
ict resort in the country.
"There hns been no diminution in
the advertising anil but little leening
of tourist travel.
Government Backing It
"Not only ia this o, but during thi
verv month the big dailies of this see
tion hnve been carrying numerous large
O'K in the names of railroads opera
ting neroa the continent, which are
now entirely under the control of the
I nited State Government, stating that
'1'iiclo Sum invite you to spend your
mention in his National Parks'; ac
remp.-inied by detnil deseriptiona of
the several pnrVs such us the Yellow
Stone. Ilia; ier I'ark, etc.
"Tin' mis also state that the Nation
al I'ark nuthoritie are seeking to atim
ul.ito travel to the parks.
"As von are aware, the National
Park organization is a bureau of the
department of the interior.
"Of in v own knowledge, through re
cent conference with the National I'ark
authorities at Washington, they are
B 1 1 hi; in accordance w ith the claims
of the said ads and are issuing litera
ture of the tegular promotion character
coiieei n i ng the parks.
"I cannot out mv hiiiid on one of
th.se semi official lids but inclose u few
clipped at rn ml ii in from the St. Paul
Minneapolis and Chicago papers show
ing I he kind of advertising that is
being done by both individuals ami pro
mot ion oi u.inixnt ions.
"Anothei r nson which I have seen
for 'I is. on 1 1 nil i ng promotion activity ii
tin. I there is insufficient steamer uecoin
nio.latioii.
"There is undoubtedly a shortage at
i.iosonl. hut there is every indication
that this deficiency will be remedied a'
mi earlv dnte. In tint, it looks a-
tiioui'h within the year there would hi
a nrplua;:e of transportation.
" It take time to build up an nrgani
zation and connect ion such hh the Pro
motion Committee now has, and it doc
not appear lo me to be sound to break
ei. this ori aiiir.utiou and connection
because of ! temporary difficulty sucl
us this shortage of transportation facili
ties, unless such cour-e is absolutely
fuleed bv luck of funds.
"f have also noted by the paper'
that ome of the contributor to th
Promotion Committee 's funds, havi
withdrawn their support for reason
above given. I do not impugn thei
motives or criticise their action; but 1
ilo net! agree with their judgement.
Practical O.Ter
"So fur I'n m discontinuing the con
tribiitiiin which I hnve I. ecu making t
t!ie committee, through The Advertise
1 inn wiling to itcrense it, if neceasa'y
to keen the organization mid connect
ions of the committee going, until th
time aeeiiis ti'e for it to agaiu expin
its activities.
"I omitted to stnte above, ill colinyo
tion with the official approval of totiris
travel, thu' tin- 1 r;. iiscoiit i nent ul nil.
oher main 1 1 n railroads, with the di
nit ai'pioval of Secretary McAdoo ar
issuing reduced rute round trip ticket
to the various rcsorte; and that Her re
tnr McAdoo himself hns personally e
the seal of his approval upon touri
nnil vacation Iru el by being u iiieuibc
if a lartv which has just spent tw
weeks in the Glacier National Parl
This iiiuruiiig ' St. Puul papers hav
interviews with him lauding the par'
i ml lie benefits to the helllth of tho
who go there, "illustiated tiv picture
of the secretary and his wife lishln,
in the park.
A Complete Mistake
"It i a complete mistake to thin
Law Makers of Hawaii Will
Not Reqister Under Draft
Measure Passed By House
WA8HXNaT0tf, Augurt lift (Asm- other public notice given by him or
cUUd PrsM)-Sent iMdm predict! by bis direction Mutiny the time or
tho Mrty pMf Of th Mao Fo war , times and place or places of any such
Bill In th NUM. Tha. bill paused Ita ' registration, It shall be the duty of
Anal reading Is tho Ilmim yesterday. all persons of tb designated age, ex
Administration leaden In the senate eept officer and enlisted men of the
nope to hv tha UglaUtion before tha ' regular army, the navy and the n
President for stsmture before tba end 1 tion guard and naval militia while
of this weak.
There were loud igh of relief around
town yesterday ill political circle when
the new came that the house at Wash
ington had reversed itself, over night
and that the provision oft the admin
istration' Man Power Bill, bringing
men up to forty-five within the elec-
tiv. draft, are not to apply to member
of "fate or territorial legislature.
It was generally agreed up and down
the political row that it would be a
eonititutionnl infringement of the
right of the Hawaiian legislature to
lnit upon the ''work or fight" rule
there of all places.
ported that the bill baa paaaod the houe
rite Ainoe.iated Preaa yesterday re
in it original form, with the numerous
attempts to amend knocked out. The
measure is now in the senate, where
it had been received more cordially
in the first placa than in the house nnd
whero it will doubtless also pass un
amended.
Foil Text of BUI
The full text of the measure, a it
paused the house yesterday, is:
"Be it enacted by the senate and
hone of representative of the i'nited
States of America in congress assem
bled :
"I. That the second sentence of
section two of the act entitled 'An Act
to Authorize the President to Increase
Temporally the Military Kta.blih
ment of the I nited States,' approve.!
May 18, 1917, be. and hereby is amend- I "Provided further, That the Presi
ed to read as follows: I ,lpnt mav at such interval as he mar
" Such draft as herein provided shall
be based upon liability to military persons who have attained the
service of all male citir.en and male BgP 0f m yearsVmce the last preceding
person residing in the I'nited States, 1 a aU f registration and on or before
not alien enemies, who have declared the next date set for registration by
their intention to boeome citizens, be- i proclamation by the President, except
tween the age of 21 and 30, 18 and 45, ! ,,,ich person as are exempt from reg
both inclusive, and shall take place utration hereunder, to register in the
and be maintained under such rcgula- . sam(. manner and subject to the same
tion as the President may prescribe, ;
not inconsistent with the term of this
act; Provided, that the President may !
draft such persons liable to military
service in such sequence of ages and at
such time or times as he may pre
scribe, aud provided farther, that a
citizen or subject of a country neutral i
In the present war who has declared I
his intention to become a citizen of I
the United States shall be relieved i
from liability to military service upon
his making a declaration, lo accord
ance with such regulations as the Presi
dent may prescribe, withdrawing his
intention to become a citizen of me
United mates which shall operate and
be held to eancel tds declaration of
Intention to become an American citi
zen and he shall forever be debarred
from becoming a citizen of the United
States.
occupational Exemption ,
2. That the provision of section
four of said act, ' persons engaged iu
industries, including agriaulture, found
to be necessary to the maintenance of
the military establishment or the ef
fective operation of the military forces
or the maintenance of national inter
est during the emergency,' be, and here
by is, amended to read aa follows:
' ' Person engaged in occupations or
mployments found to bo necessary to
the maintenance of the military e-
tnhlishment or the effective orjeration
of the military forces or the uiaiute
nance of national interest during the
emergency.
;t. That section four of said act be
amended by adding at the end thereof
the following proviso:
Provided, that nothing in this sec
tion contained shall prevent the Pres
ident, if he deem it advisable, from
appointing as a member of a local
board, any person residing outside the
subdivision or area iu which such lo-
al borad bus jurisdiction, or from
transferring a member of one local
board to another local bourd outside
the subdivision or area in which such
oersoa resides.
fteglstration.
"4. That section five of said act be,
and hereby is, amended to read as fol
low: "That all male persons betweeu the
age of (21 and 30) 18 and 45, both in-
lusive, shall be subject to registra
tion in accordance with regulations to
!ie prescribed by the Preident, and
ipou proclamation by the President or
that the abstaining from recreation
helps' the war or that the national gov
ernnient objects to sucti recreation.
"On the contrary, the government i
fostering amusement and recreation,
not only among civilians but the sol
diers, both In this country and at the
front to a remarkable decree.
"It i recognized that in this time
if stress and intense strain, recreation
"nil change is mi st beneficial aud neces
nary.
"No one in Hawaii need, therefore
have any hesitation, from a patriotic
standpoint, in helping to Htmulutc t. ur
ist travel.
Fair To Ourselves
"It appears to me, from another
standpoint, thut it is actively patriotic
to stimulate tourist travel, from the
fact that so large a number of the p o
ole iu Hawaii derive a large portion of
their income from the tourist buaines.
If this business is broken up they will
have no surplus income with which to
issist the government in carrying on
the war and will even hnve difficulty iu
.,..otn their nelual necessities. This
is uot right treutnient of our own peo-
le uud is not required of us hy the
...vernment; by precedent elsewhere in
the country; or bv good horse sense.
ajn perfectly willing that you j
should make this letter public if you
think best.
"I hope to be with yon early iu
Hentember and will be glad then us
ever, to help solve the problem and
promote the work of your committee."
In the service of the I nited State, to
present themselves for and submit to
registration wnner trie provisions or
thi act, and every such person shall
be deemed to have notice of the re
quirement of this net upon the pub
llcation of (add) any such proclama
tion or any uch public notice a
aforesaid iriven bv the President or bv
hi direction, and any person who shall i
wl"'u7 fail or refuse to present him (
elf for regiitration or to submit him
self for registration or to ul.mit there- I
to a herein provided shall be guilty i
of a misdemeanor and hall. noon eon- '
... . -. . . a ..
viet.on in a district court of the Li.ited
State, hav ng juri.dictton thereof, be
Miuiniiru try mijnir iitriii mr nm
more than one your him! Hhall there-
l' hf, ''"'j rtKitwl: Provided that I
tha call of the docket precedence
shall be given, in courts trying the
nmo. to the trial of criminal proceed
ings under this art ;
Subject to Draft
"Provided .further. That persona
shall he subject to registration as here
in provided who shall have attained
their ( t wenty-firt i eighteenth birth
day and who shall not have attained
their (thirty-first) forty sixth birthday
on or before the day set for the reg
istration in any such proclamation by
the President or any such other public
notice given by' him or bv hi direc
tion, nnd all person o registered shall (
be mid remain subject to draft into :
force hereby authorized unless ex-
emprea or excuse, mere, rum as in mis ,
Hr provided.
desire from timo to time reonire all
requirement and liabilities as thoe
previously registered under the term
0reof .
And provided, further, That in the
case of temporary absence from ac
tual pluco of legal residence of any
person liable to registration as pro
vj,ied heroin such registration may be
mBde by mail under regulations to be
prescribed by the President."
w. a. i.
Huber Will Go To
Hilo and
Prosecute "Piggers"
njctriftt Attorney Readv To Force
.... n
ACUOn II NOne Be I aKen By
Local Authorities and Illicit
Sales of Liquor Are Found
w.smci uorney n. v. nuoer sai.i
r.i..r.l.v tlmt he wonlil rr to Hilo
. . .. j i-i 1 1 . . 1 ; i
, . ,.. i i
himself and institute federal action
. ag"""" ruinnpiggor operariug mere.;
if it is true, as reported In a wireless
, f., Hnrrv
, .i . ii , - t-. L. .
I r n in, that the Crescent ( itv boot
loggers were doing a flourishing bus
iuess, an. I tliut the Hawaii county nt
torney hud advised the police they had
no jurisdiction.
The message to Attorney Irwin Was
from U. T. Cunrd, secretary of the
Hawaii liouor license board, antl was
as follows:
"Blind pigs flourishing. Police ad
iei bv county attorney ti nt they have
no jurisdiction "
Facts Misapprehended
The district attorney was at a loss
to understand how the countv attorney
could have so advised the ii lo i.olice.
lui'l whs inclined to think that the
trouble was peihaps duo to a case of
"to much discretion." He said that
he thought the Hawaii county attoruev
might be acting under t he ' nnsappi e
hension that the federal prohibition law
had superceded all the territorial sta
tutes regarding the illicit sale of liquor.
W hen the law is understood he said
he believed the federal nil ( hori tics
could count on the reoperation of the;
Hawaii official, the same us has been,
volunteered bv the officials of other.
' " '. ...
counties. While he said he was confl
'lent In department would get this en
nperet ion. he added: 1
"If we do not I will go to Hilo !
myself nnd stint un investigation." I
Since any citizen lias the right tin
..nib., u ii ui'1-..s vvlicr.i It., liliows thill I
.u ..... :..i..- .1... i.i.
llli'ic in a , nm i i.iii in tin- mw, . 11 ir
is little ground for content!' n over th
ouist'on of the II i lo police having
jtn 'sdic' ion. it i- sjii I bv others. Hu.
even if tlis were tine, the license
b in1" nr. I their inspector have feder
al authority in liouor ma tern which
wns coi f ire. I upon them bv the rules
and r eg u la' i ns p'omtilgate I by th"
Governor, who acted upon author tv
given him by the act of eongi-ss v.hieh
made Haw aii ' ' dry. ' '
w. a. s.
Supplied by All ObemLHs
I'hv sicians prescribe f'hninlierluin '
Colo no I Hun i hoe. i Kemedy because it
relieves cramps iu the t-touinch und
inte tiniil pains mucker than any prep
"ration they can compound It can be
bought from miv i In oust A bottb.
" " ,,,r v,'"r"' 'V"1 t',""1' "
complete wnnoiii n. r or saie in m i,
Smith A Co A.I
" w. a. s.
Passage to the Coast for twenty
four can be secured by communicating
with !he Hawaii Promotion Commit tec.
The steamer
time .
due here iu a verv short
Governor Tells How
He Was Mixed
Upon Draft Mix-up
Everyone Thought He Knew
Something He Did Not Now!
Thought There Was Only One
Class One, All Fighting Men
Allied military nctivitte in Siberia a
"From little eed big thing grow." far wet the Itnikal region, General
intimated Governor C .1 MVCnrlhv Kikuzo Otsni, the .lapaaese commander-in-chief
of the Allied forcea at Vladi
ye.terday as he eiplante.l how had , vo,roki nH 1(uT vt.n tilc ur,r,m1
discovered who wa to blame in the command of nil force of the Allie In
recent muddle between Cpt. II Oood .all the Sil.eimn campaign.
ing Field nnd the Hwmi drnf l.onrd.
over the sending t" Honolulu of di if
tee who were ill the defeired clsssi
"ration mr innm-non nun
th- n.ib
try service.
lltopping of the lettet V in a wire
less message was the cause of the trou-
hie. and it absence from the mcs-i ;e
i, , . , , ,
kept him ,n the dnrk ns to who a.
, ,,,, fnr ,.,;.. ,. HV!, ,
W hen it wn learned that more men
must be ,eered here ,o l.rmg the Ma
wali regiments up to war ktien,'th.
Cnptain Field sent a message to 'he
Hawaii draft board telling it to cs
amine and send all Class 1 men to
Honolulu.
Explanations At LaM.
W. H. Smith, ehiiirmnn of the Ha
waii draft board, took the message
literally, although he did query fh' t-e
lective draft officer to ascertain if the
fltt message aid what was intended.
Then men who were physically and
otherwise unfit for military iervic
began to reach Honolulu and the .lis
pute ns to who was to blame begnn.
The Ililo hoard insisted it n. art
ing upon instructions from Captain
Field, and the selective drnft officer
, ,h . , ,. . thi.
Last week W. H. Smith and Dr. Leo
Sexton came to Honolulu nnd called I Q()nfictinQ ReDOrtS Of ItS Extent
un the Governor and tried to tonvim-e .r l, it i i
him that they bad done as they were Ke3Cn HOnOIUlU
told, by showing the messages they hnd
received and comparing Horn witn the The embargo which Japan hns put
ones sent by the selective draft officer.! on rice shipments to Hawaii is to con
Frankly, 'the Governor miv.. he in- ; ,innp ,)Uf nort timn Ba-, , ,.Mr
.i .1... 1 .i..ki i. . . . h
nirivii I uni I iriu wus iigui, Willie ciiiiiii
tried patiently to show him t'nnt this
wn not the case. The menee and I
the copies were read an I rciead and I this cable the embargo on rioe hip
the argument between the Gov er'ior j ment i to apply to only special stei:m
nnd the Hilo attorney rnntm 'ed , , . .... ,.
Flnallv Lteht Comas l,',,v,nC I'"'e ports within the
Then Doctor Sexton, a silent listner,
at last got some light as to the Gov
ernnr's apparent misunderstanding of
Mid fan.rle The rulnr .tnlnin. In I
the Governor that Cla.s I had four or
I five divisions. As the Governor has
lind nothing w hatever to do with the I
'draft regulations thi was new informa ,
tion to him. and a. he anys, he had
thought always before that all Class
I 1 were rated a "Aral elas fighting'
men. Wnen the system of deferred
classification in Class 1 waa exnlained
to him he immediately saw that the I
Hilo board had done exactly wnaT
l Field had instructed it to do.
i In extenuation of the mistake in
sending the message made by the draft i 'u 1" rnwI JPnei govern--ortieer.
the Oovernor say. the word and , m,"'t rire eiport.tion for Hawaii !
numeral Class 1 were "on the extreme I u b to.,he "f11" boaU
margin of the message blnna nnd that Oneut-Hawai. run beside, spe-
because there had not been room f or i a"1"'" tK bl8 'received
. , i i . -.ii by Hiyama Shoten, one of the largest
the letter A it did not appear in the . J . .J . .-j .u u
message I T,ce ,mP0,e, ,n D Clty e"" to l"e
"hen once the Governor understood
... . .
e muse of the disoiite. the Oovernor
. it.
J r rnunr oi v n - 1 1 r oi i -. mr ueriior
instructed taptain tield to issue the
! letter of explanation bv which the
.... , , , . riitvfta of all
,ie bliiine for the draftee muddle.
I Since the Oovernor was considerably
1 worried by the mix up between the
...ii.i nun -i u.iii tin.- nun i...niu, lie
. . '
I now know little thing are as apt to
j l(e important as big ones.
i...'. o:.... i i... 11:1.. i.n i v...
Forms New Resolution
Incidentally, the Governor has deter
mined to make one of his rules work
both wuvs herealtei. He makes it n
piactiM. he says, to explain h subject
iu full to mi auditor, and does not
depend upon the other happeuing to
know as much about some pnrticulai
subject with wlii.h his own work or
ex pel ience has mad' him more fiinii
Ion.
''That was the tioul.le with everv
one who tried to tell me how Field was
reporters
In w v ei w. a nd d raft
officials Thev thou 'l.t I knew all
iboet what they were talking about,
i ii. I all I knew was that there wus a
' '''" ' "'" " me several
. sul. class, Heat ion- Herealter I am go
H-me. to insist on .very. nformiiig
me tullv. and not let anvoue lump to
the conclusion tlmt I Know 'something'
about whatever thev are talking of.''
w. s s.
Dull
thirte.-n bivs lemaiti for can '
for office to file their uomina i
' -lidate
lions with the Secieturv of the Tern
ti.iv 'Pie e'eilis leport that so fu
t't- llu'nbel of j.iii s fi!eil ie much
f"',"- i- iiiiuili 'i 'hull core filed at
t '' ie. i i .tic l .i . e" r- it'.'-i 1
John I'oha Male .1 II. I , first Ke, j
rCKcnta'tve .itii, i. has fib it Ins p-ipcs ;
.i1 see e'ectio.i tin house, to be
voteil l'or a' the I ' i m.'i rv election oil ,
October ."i He is a Hi'llioctllt. I
Otto W. Ho-., has f led papers for thei
same district i epi ci-.'ntat ion anil wauls
to go to the house, also.
James W. Itusscll of Hawaii, soeKs a
senatorial iioniiiiHtioti
Robert Ahiiaii, liaffi.' officer in Ho '
nolulu. is the onl v one to tile papers i
here
SUGAR On'hAWAII ,
The following mui is waiting ship
ment on the islnn l f Hawaii: Olla, ;
:i7ssl; Ililo Sug.-u I'n., 27.HOO; Ono-'
i.M'-i :iH,2.'lf: II. mi, 7M) ; Hiikiilim,
'o.iiiui; l.aupali...h..e, 21d; Kaiwiki,
vl; llainnkiin Mill. HI; Paauhaii. l.V
17.!. Ilonokaa. r.i"m. Punnlmi, 21,23;
j lloiiuup.i, tilOO
CANDIDACIES SHORT : BERLIN PilBLiC IS
GENERAL 0TAN1S
! POWER EXTENDEO
Japanese Commander In Chief In
All Siberian Operations;
Seminoff Wins Victory
TOKIO. ugint 4 (Special to Nip
pu Jiji i -With the extenion of the
I .leiitcnanr i .eneral Knox, wDO 18 to
command the British forces at Vladl
vostok, under the command of General
Otani. yeslenlay arrived at Yokohama,
enroute to the Siberian port.
General Seminoff, In command of an
anti-radical iiniiy near Man.juri, yeatar
dny defeat. . I a Bolsheviki force in a
fierce tight mid recaptured a border
town from the radical. It 1 expeet-
cii inn me .in pnnene armr uniirr mi
r(lnmand ()f , ,!llt,nllIlt.Oener.l K. Fu
. W10ll :, with
Inpaneae army under the
iii, will soon loin with Seminorf' roree
aud an invasion of Siberia by the joint
.lapniiese and nnti radical force will be
made along the I ran Siberian railway
CHINESE CONTINGENT
ON WAY TO SIBERIA
PFdv'INfl. ugnst 24 Associated
Pre. The twentieth Chinese contin
gent of military troops ha reached
Mukden. It is en route to Vladivostok
to join the Allies and participate in the
joint Siberian expedition
w. s. 1.
received in Honolulu yeterduy morn
,nK- According to the information in
next icw weens ami to i oyo rvisen
Kaisha steamers to leave there soon.
'T
J"P"n there will be the u.ual shipment
oT nr- ' 1 . Admin,"t-
tor J- ild u autbor.ty for the
"tatement that there is already 10 000
baK" of on th,, t'""" destined
ft"- Hawaii. ,
He also says that it ought to aell
I " . ..
'q"T " me local Japanese con
stilnte revealed the fact that Consul-
en"ni n. Moro. naa nor reee.vea, up
10 . "y. mC'r' noune,"n
'e ejtecx tne eniuargu recenwy
. ',, ,, 1 . . . . .
to Hawaii was ordered stopped by the
. r. i n i t
embargo. Consul-General Moroi is ex
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T-M10tirKu. V UHBUCUOIiriM iUVIUI AS r A
pectiiig to hear at any moment from
the foreign office at Tokio whether the
embargo report is true or not.
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WANT TO GET IN WAR
LIMA, August -M (Associated
j 1'ress i Peruv ian troops are anxious to
j get into warfare with the Allie against
! I ieriiiany . Two hundred of them, un
; .Ier the leadership of Maj. Armando
; I utiuo, have mutinied and formulated
h set of demands. These demand call
for an immediate declaration of ar
' against Germany and the unconditional
delivery to the I'nited States of all
'German ships interned iu Peruvian
ports to the I'nited States as well as
the sen. ling of an army to Frauee.
! The mutiny is uot considered serious i
MARINES MEET DEATH
IN FIGHT WITH BANDITS
j WASHINGTON, August 'J". (Asso
riatcl Press) In n light with bamlits
of Soil... Province, Santo Domingo, on
i AuguM LI, three Areriean Marines
! were killed and one wounded. Manx
' bandits were killed or captured
w. a. a.
KEPT CHEERED UP!?
HI l.'!.ls. Au.isi 'J.'. A-so. uite-i
V a o'tii 'al commiiniiiue -hv
i:
iiMucks in:. do against our
' s ...uthensf of Arras and nijaiiisi I
H;i.niim.' have failed. The eiiem
gu I ground ea-t of Thiepval, bull
east of Albeit tin- Hrirsh have been
repulsed." j
W. . a. :
NK.W YOliK. August '.'4--(Official
l iberty Loan bonds of the lirt i-ue j
attained a new high ligure sliorth be
fore the
yesterday
close
f the stock exchange
The
loniug iiuoiuiii.ii 1. 1 ii
this three and a half percent govern
incut security was KM. Jo.
PILES CURED IN 6 TOliDATS
lV.O OINTMENT is guaranteed to
cure blind, bleeding, Itcbiug or pio
trading. I'U.HS iu 6 to 14 das 01
money refunded Alanulartuit 1 bv
the ' ARIS Ml IMCIMiCM .SI ci.
I y .i
CHINESE IN FLANDERS AREa
IMPORTANT ASSISTANCE
By Biolsa Rvolnaon athb ti. nnd find them welcomed,
PARIS, August 0-iP.t tyall Hiuce Baseball i purl i.ulatly popular. As
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early in tho wsr there have been mini I
ber of Chinese with the French and
British armies in France not in the
lighting line, but in thst enormous army
of laborer which make it possible to
earrv on the war. Nearly a hundred
British in northern France, and more
than forty thousand wore are scattered
all over the country with the French
Now they are coming into the Ameri
can lines iu large number.
Most of these men come from North
em and Central China, and for the
same reason that many of our Amer
lean boys came to France befoie the
i'nited Htnfces entered the war. Some
of them were attracted by the high
pay and the chance to better their
own condition, some of them out of a
pure love of adventure, still other be
cause of their appreciation of what thi
straggle mean in their own future hi
tory.
And there are, too, not a few Chi
nese scholar and men of some distui
tion in their own country who have
been forced to leave for political res
sons, a well as young student from
Kngland or America. Thev are engag
ed in making ammunition, in tha con
strtiction of buildings, in paving road,
in loading and unloading ship and
tram in all the thousand and one
"w.tt Industrie" that have directly
and indirectly to do with the maintain
ing of the Allied armies in France.
Many Mlswnderstaadlngi
Mesely for the sake of efficiency, i
is of importance that a feeling of mu
tual understanding and sympathy
should exist between Sammy ana the
Chinaman who ha come to be his
neighbor. Official recognize its mili
tary value and have met with appre
ciation the effort of tho Y. M. C. A.,
which is carrying on the work In most
of the1 enmp were Chinese are located.
Tt was a big tsk that confronted
the few pioneer "T" ecretaries who
were fitted, through a knowledge of the
Chinese language, to undertake it, and
one desperately needed. So far as act
ual conditions went, the men were well
off. Tt ev were quartered in barracks ae-
commodating a hundred men each, they
were well paid and their food was pran
tlcally that provided for our own boys,
with concessions made to the peculiar
ities of Chinese taste or what American
quartermasters- believed to be Chinese
taste. But Imagine what It must be to
be a member of an army commanded by
officers not one word of whose language
you coub) understand and who, in vturn.
were unable to comprehend the slightest
thing you wished to tell them.
Most of the difhVultie were due to
this lack of understanding. For in
stance, a quiet, hard working Chinaman
hed some trouble with his eyes and
was ordered to the only place where he
could have protection from the light,
which happened to be the guard house,
no doubt Sammy tried to explain to him
on the way just w hy he was being sent
there, but bis efforts were not notice
ably successful. All that Ching China
man could comprehend, and all that his
friends could comprehend, was that he
was being abut up in the "Hei Wu
Tse" when he had committed no
offense'. Or, when the energetic dough-'
boy wanted to hasten along the deliber
ate coolie he would wave bis arms wild
ly in the alt and, with the idiotic in
stinct wc all ,have to believe that the
man who does not speak onr language
is herd of hearing, yell at the top of
his lungs.
Word ObJoet'ooaMe
"Come on, vou fellows, let's go."
I'nfortunMtely, however, "go" in
I Chinese mean dog, the laborers suppo
ed they were being "balled out for
some inexplicable reason, and there
might have been trouble had not a
"Y" secretary who had once heen a
missionary to China straightened things
out. it was. coolie and doughboy
went off together with grins on their
faces. Chinamen can appreciate u joke,
as well as Yankees, and a new word was
added to their vocabularies.
From the point of view of the Chin
ese themselves, the work is a most sutis
factory, as well as lucrative one. Al
though there are union; them men of
education who have had the advantages
of Knglish or American education as
well as all their own country could
give them, by far the majority are
illiterate. Not over ten percent of
them ran read and write the Chinese
language; the majority can not write
their owu name. As the' men quit
work at half past five in the afternoon
they have nothing to do until ten.
Generally they would speud their leis
ure hours in strolling about the villages.
in visiting cafes uud iu gambling
thi way thev see the most uncivilized House of Representative of the United
side of civilized France, and jump to States of America in Congress aaaem
ttie conclusinu that nil other men and bled, that all provisions bf an act of
women In France are of the same cate the Legislature of the Territory of Ha
gory as those with whom they come waii entitled "An act to permit regia
iu contnet. 1 tere.l voters while on military service
How "Y" Works ' within the Territory of Hawaii to exer-
In the Chiueae work, as everywhere
Ise. the "Y" begins by making those
yellow " bovs" a phvsicallv eoinfor
table as possible. Thev are being pro
vi.led with tea and boiled water the
Cliinnmau never drink" unb ll.'d wi ter
r.i home -iin.l eith t It - r accustomed
diei, as f.'r as that is .sible. I,r nd
biion to change the mess which
nien familiar with Chinese life wore
i.LI,- (, ug ,.t. the CI. n se canteen
m., at actual cost, meh il.iig. as sail
fish, salt pork. p pp. r, sardines, fruits,
an lied peaches and npti.-ot. pr ser
ve.l tigs, jaui, biscuit, cukes, nuts.
chocolate, us well as conveniences of
,,,, HOrt au,( Mi,0ther dear to the China
nmn ' heart tea pot , lamps, pipes uud
,bacco, Chi. pens and ink, purse.
un, money iieits, hum waicnes, nuioi
sewing machines and Chinese
pnten t
inedici nes.
On the theorv thai more work can
be gutteii out ol men who uie content
el and both mentally and physoullv
tit, army officers among the French and
I uglisli, as well us our own, are doing
everything in their power to promote
, the recreational and educational s .le of
I the welfare activities. V M ('
secretaries are introducing American
31.11 . iirnv in .r, riuiiiiiif IIIIIHrini HD
. . . . . . ,
never knew he hud. And somehow tho
toiy crept out f'mii one of OS r camps
tlmt ill star team of Americana
lately took a .ttiibbi'ig at the hands of
the t hinise colies in their cantonment.
Comfort Berured
In the canteens there i often a large
g.thci in their off hour for reading
Chinese books and newspaiwr are pro
vided and lor moving pictures,
sing"" ard other entertainment j.
At one nf these canteen there i a
Chinee thriller, with a Chinee Rtago
and an orchestra of Chttice intro
ments lav.,l bv the men themselves.
There is generally an American organ,
too, which alwuvs lmws a crowd be
cause it i such a queer instrument and
makes such a peculiar noise
Work of Education
There is. of course, large amount
Of educational work to tie done, which
i made as pleassnt snd as much like
plsy as possible. Ching must be taught
why he is in the war, and what the
part of the great laboring armies is.
He must have it explained to him what
are the advantages and the remsonablt
ness nf the army regulations, and why
he must be I iinorulated, which operation
he is inclined to look upon ns the marly
inations of a pnrtieular kind of Ameri
can evil spirit. And hi rharacteristiea
must be something like Sammy', after
all, for he ha the talk abont writing
to the home folk and about the necea
sity and duty of saving his money, A
great need has been met in making it
possible for these men to send their
earning h. me. It wss Ht first sup
posed thst most of them were doing
this, but it has been found out that
most of them who had been here from
the beginning of the war had not been
heard from bv their home people. -
It goes without saying that they have
sent no money, or hul until the Y. M.
C A. made snangeinent to manage
it. The opportunity was immediately
seized and in one month t'J.'M wmreent
through the Paris .office to mure than n
Lund red needy familir in China. Home
who had been holding their earnings
for two year and more turned it over,
and other hegi.n saving fur the first
time.
Quit k To Learn
Home of the men have already picked
up a considerable knowledge of Freuch,
and they are eager to learn Knglish.
Both Americsn officers and enliated
men have volunteered to conduct Classen
in Knglish. Chinese scholar teach
Chinese and French noldier connected
with the camp teach French. In addit
ion there are lessons iu hisfo'', geo
graphy aud arithmetic, us well as Hible
classes.
Beyond the immediate benefit to
the men themselves and their increas
ed efficiency to the army, there is a
larger benefit to 'hi work with hiu.
Chinaman. After the war be is going
home to the interior of China to be
looked up to by his friends and rela
tive sjnd by the whole community. m
a man of information aud import nee.
fie will be a leader in bis vi!tug-i, anil
his word will carry weight. The engin
eers directing Chinese work will bo
among those to go to China to have a
share in the great industrial develop
ment which is sure to come at the eloso
of the war.
' ... ' '
SOLDIERS TO VOTE
Measure Introduced By Wyoming
Senator For Kuhio Simi
lar Bill In House
Following is the text of the bill in
troduced in the I'nited States Senate on
July 9 by I'nited States Senator Wr
reu of Wyoming, at the request of
Prince Kuhio, to permit all voters of
Hawaii, who are now serving with the
military and naval forces iu the Islands,
to vote at the coming elections. This
bill was introduced and was read twice
and referred to the committee on Pari
tic Island and Porto Rico. A similar
bill has been introduced iu the House.
Senator Warren's bilk,1 Not 4H50, road
as follows:
A Hill to extend all provisiou of Act
fine hundred and ninety seven of the
Law of the Territory of Hawaii for
the regular session of nineteen hundred
and seventeen, approved May first, nine
teeu hundred anil seveutoen, to all
voters of the Territory of Hawaii called
into the active military or uaval ser
vice of the I'nited State,
He it enacted bv the Senate and
"" r'Knr I sun rage wneu aoseni
lr01.u precinci in wmcn iney ar.
regisiere.i. neing ai' wne nunuren
ami iiuiri v -srv ru ui i nn Luna VI iuv
Territory of Hawaii for the regular
se sum of nineteen hundred and soveu
eeii. approved May first, nineteen huu
Irel and seventeeu, which are appli
:ib'i io members of the National Guard
i he Territory of Hawaii, and all
m.ucis, duties, and authority conferred
said net on any public official of the
Territorv of Hawaii, or upon anv
. - - ii n f y oi . itv and couuty official, with
respei I to the enforcement and execu
tion of the provisions of said act are
herein eHended so as to include not
only members of the National Guard of
the Territory called into active service
, vol,.rH of the TerPitorv of IU
waii culled into the active military or
naval service of the I'uitojl States.
w. a. s. -
t the Japanese rice importers' meet
ing nhicli was held at the office of
lnnu..e! s. Aoki of the local branch of
the VokoliHinu Specie Hank, it was de
i ulcd to .ieani7c a committee of sev
ven th. aim of which is to unify the
I r i c. tor rl. e imported from Japan.
Milliliter ..ki was uiitjiorirod to naute
the cuiiiuiitteemeu.
BILL WILL- PERMIT
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