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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, September 03, 1918, Image 3

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PJI1 1 KMSLu. DAS FULL PROGRAM 'liMMEMW
ftoportant Announcement lllade
By Castle, Back From Washing
ton With New Honors and Duties
WILL GO TO ORIENT
TO HELP ORGANIZE
Volunteer Nurses Allotted To
France May Be Transferred Yd
Far East; Chance For Others
With the return from Washington of
Senator Alfred L. Castle, bead of the
Red Crm wolrk in this Territory, he
makes the important announcement that
probably all the work don by the Ha
waiian Chapter of the American Bed
CroM will go to Siberia hereafter.
Senator Castle also announced that lie
had boon appointed field Bopresenta
tivo of the Fourteenth Divigion of the
Hod Cross for. Hawaii and the Fa
F.ast and will go to Kiberja to assist
in organisation work there for the Red
Cross. There is also h chance for other
to cot into artlve service in Siberia
with tho Bed Crown, but juat when or
how many, ia atill a problem. But any
desiring to. apply fon service' there
should do ao an noon as poaeible.
F.sperially does Senator Castle ac
centuate the uppreciation which Hawaii
lias won at Washington for its line Bed
Cross work and ita Liberty Bond Cam
paign, with the result that a special
rail has been alloted to Hawaii for
three volunteer nurses to go to the
front in France, although it 7poaalble
they will bo transferred to Siberia.
In a statement made yesterday Sen
ntor Cnstlo says:
To Work for Siberia
"Hnwaiyhas a splendid chance to
make a name for herself In Bed Cross
work now. The situation in SiberiaJ
is not fully developed and will not be
for some time but hereafter, unless the
situation materially changes, all Red
Cross work from Hawaii will be sent to
Siberia. This will be true of Hawaii,
Japan, Korea, China and the Philip
pines. "At present there ia a hospital fn
Vladivostok containing some 300 beds
nnd one has just been established at
Ilnrbin of 400 beds. There will un
doubtedly bo a cliunee later for service
in connection with these hospitals but
at present everything is in the making.
"No Red Cross base hospitals or
units will bo organized here in Hawaii
or any ambulance units. This work is
now dono by the I'nitea States army.
Nurses ore recruited by the Bed Cross
and then are accepted by the army, but
units Or bate hospitals as such ate not
. tnndetup by the Bed .Cross any more.
" An for Military Belief
"There is no general relief work for
Hnrbin, but undoubtedly later there
will be. Nor has the Bed Cross at the
present time any camp service, such as
is in force here in Hawaii, with the
army.
" Work in Siberia at the present time
is being carried on temporarily under
Doctor Yenstu of Yokohama, working
in conjunction with Ambassador Mor
ris. This is all under tho jurisdiction
of the Fourteenth Piviaion of the Bed
Cross. F.veutiially there will be a com
mission appointed for service.
"My own -position is that of Field
Representative Of the Fourteenth Divi
sion for Hawaii and the Far East, and
one of the main purposes of my visit
viill be to assist in( the organization of
work in tho various countries of the
Fur Knit. In additiohTo the position
of Field liepruseiitati ve I am Aesoci
nte Director of Military Belief for
Hawaii and tho Far Engl. Mr. Henry
Thompson, tin expert in camp service
is Director of Military Relief and I
will ussist him in the organization of
work with the American forces In
Liberia.
Chance For Service
" truest ions will immediately be ask
ed as to the chan: c of service in Siberia.
No answer can be given until it is
sure jiiNt what is needed. Thia applies
not only to field workers but to nurses,
hut it is certain, however, that Hawaii
will receive due recognition. People
writing to apply for service should do
so define long so that their papers
can be sent on to Washington.
"A man chosen is notified by wire
noil full instructions given. Applying
'dues not mean a man will be accepted
but owing to our situation folks have
probably a better chance than people
from the mainland. No man asking
u Nalnry cu,n lie accepted. The Bed
Cross has on its lint more than it needs
no full volunteers are given the pref--'eiencc.
Transportation expenses and
living expenses are often provided, bat
not a salary.
"(iood men applying for service In
France, Italy or Siberia will eventually
bo taken, ami this is 'particularly
true of physicians. There is need now
of children's doctors. The Y. W. C. A.
ami Y. M. C. A. are both sending out
urgent calls fur assistance.
Mursea for Servire
" Wnshiiigton has decided to send
these nurses from here to France. This
is done out of compliment to the Red
Cross Hawaiian Chapter bh the wait
mg liit fur nurses in the I'nited States
is long. The nnrses from here, how
eer. will have to wait their tdrh, be
i :iuse the steamers are now booked full
of workers chosen before our nurses.
"in tin1 future nurses shall Jrpply in
the ordinary way and when needed
fifty will be wired for. Nurses from
heie are more apt to be sent to Sibe
ria than France, and nurses volun
teering if accepted, are subject to
h mm i ii iiii-n t to iiimv cantonments. The
three nurses leaving from here will
proluilily go inside of two mouths, how
in in h inside I don't yet know.
"(Jeorve Carter is now assisting
Mi. Cutler in Washington and will
later be given service in France. His
work in Washington during the terrible
heat of August menus something. He
is ii cut hiiHiiisf ic as ever.
Appreciating Hawaii
" lleudiiiiarters et Washington thinks
most highly of Huwuii, and people
.How the;eoBUfmptnus opinion of
th Oertnant for tke flgktlag ability bf
Amrleaa troops- nay he changed lit
erally Overatght la ah own ia aa ex
tract from the diary .of a German offi
cer whe wa eaptnred and taken into
the American lines by the Marines. A
translation of the diary has Juat. been
received kt Maria Corps headquarters.
Beere Lieut Tlllmann, the Writer
ef the -dairy, bekmgml to the Second
BattaJloa of the Forfleta Retain en t
(Bade Otrards), Twenty-etghth "Dtol
ion. Thla as the fourth division
which the Marines hud against them la
the nghttnjr aroond Cbatean-ThlerVy.
The other three wisra o badly ut np
that they eotild not aarry out their
ordera to attack.
DImt Telia the tdry
' The following from Ieut. Tillmann '
diary follow! .,
"June (1th r Aperture from Boeonrt
s ip. m. to totmyt further back Coln
ey. We bad to meve 6of of Boeolirt be
cause it did 0t 'belortg to our lector.
Bear ia crammed full of troops. Billets,
therefore, very scarce.
"Jane 7s At the front American
troops have made eonnter-attacks. We
have to move to the front again. Bonte
of maTch over Bocourt Epeox. We r
lying in the wooda to the right of Et
repHly for the present. In position. In
the night of 8th and 9th we will re
lieve the front line. It must be a sad
outfit which 'fellow itself to be thrown
out by the Americana. In' the evening
of the days of the 8th, there was heavy
artillery fire. Fortunately, the artillery
fire did ot reach us.
"June 8th to 10ta: Moved forward
at night and relieved the 401st Begi
ment at 4 in the morning in the Bois
de Belle n. Incomprehensibly wide
sector. Where there were three com
panies, ve have oaly one.
"Wont Night ef His Ufa"
"'June 9th to 10th: The worst night
of my life. X m lying la the thick
Wood on aa open, height in little holes
behind rocks, for this is heavy artil
lery Are, until 4 o'clock in the morn
ing. It is 'a wonder that the fellows
were all at their pdsfs when the Amer
icana attacked. The attack, thank Ood,
was repulsed. Ood has again merci
fully preserved tne."
The diary eada abruptly, as the next
day the writer was a prisoner in the
hands of the AtaeTicans.
' "W.fcB.-
Puqahou. will Have tlx, additional
teachers this year. For the most par
these will be ia the FJemenrarV School
and Junior Academy where the divi
sions of .classes are to "be smallor and
where more individual attention will be
possible. Two of the extra teachers
are to be in the first three grades of the
Elementary School;, this will permit
the best quality of work with the
younger children.
In spit of the fact that grades seven
and eigh have been taken from Char
les B. Bishop Hall .' everv class room in
thia building will .be occupied by the
regular classes and by the now" divi
sions for which extra teachers bavj
been provided. When the seats in these
rooms have been filled, all applicants
win nave 10 go on an ektgiDie list as
the number in in. each room is to be
limited.
Funahou.'has been fortunate in filling
its staff this year, All of, the positions
have been satisfactorily filled though
some teachers both new and old w,ill
be late for the opening Of school un
less the special steamer to be provid
ed by the Shipping Board comes to
their relief. School will open on Sep
ember ninth, ample provision having
been made for all of the teachers who
are likely to be late ia arriving.
Three French Teachers
PunaboU will offer this year at least
six years of French 'and will have three
French teachers. Thia will give French
the Chief place among the foreign lan
guages, scond only to English. The
plait provides that the emphasis shall
be placed on the teaching of French and
that the language be developed aa far
aa is reasonably possible throughout the
school,
Mrs. Charles F. Schmtjtzler, Marie A.
Johnston and Paisy N. Newby are the
teachers In 'this department. Miss
Johnston is a graduate of Bodcliffo
College with 'six years experience in
teaching French ia New England high
schools; Mias Newby ia a graduate of
the Uuiveraity of California and a
teacher of experience. Both have stud
ied abroad.
from Honolulu frequently have the en
tree when others can't go. When
Hawaii is mentioned -people immediate
ly say: 'Oh, that id the place where
they have done such wonderful work
in Red Cross and Liberty, Loans.
"It is inspiring to visit Mr. Dawson,
the chairman of the war council; Mr.
Davisson of Civilian Belief, Mr. Cutler,
head of the Fourteenth Division, and
other splendid workers. The personnel
of the Red Cross is remarkably high
throughout, and it is a privilege to
confer with such men.
"Camp service is looked upon as
a very important part of the Red Cross
hud Headquarters are much relieved
that it ia being carried on here. Our
first obligation is of course to our own
soldiers.
k' Washington is thrilling with its
thousands of uniforms of all colors and
every nationality. One feels war there,
but outside of Washington itself I
don't think Hawaii can be beaten."
w. s. s. -
Treatment for Dysentery.
Chamberlain's Colic and Diurrhoea
Remedy followed by a dose of castor
oil will effectually cure the most stub
born case of dysentery. It is espe
ciully good for summer diurrlinen in
chllilreu. For sale by all denlers. Hen
son, Smith A Co., Ltd., agents for Ha
waii. Adv.
, RIDAYt AUGUST jpr
keynote Win B6 Sefrvlcfc, Show
N.What Hayv-iML.May 0ft For
Herself and tho World At Large
r The Jweek of September 16, will, in
Honolulu at least, be given over to te
deliberations and discussions of the
Pan-Paclfie !onfermce, and its ohe
keynote will be "Service" the serv
ice, that Hawaii may he to herself, the
Pacific, ,and the world at large and
Its War for democracy.
-It' Will he sn Inter Island get to
gether conference, for every commer
cial Union, and the out of town or
ganizations are now being Invited to
com la, ;fcgaAIIjr W object, race or
creed.
i Several of the regularly held clnb
luncheon during the Pan Pacific week
will become a juirt of the Pan Pacific
conference! In act entirely around the
Padfie on Balboa Day, the seventeenth,
t least, there w ill be held lunches and
dinner similar to those in Honolulu,
which la reeognir.t-ii now as the hub of
the Hands Around the Pacific move
ment that has spread in the ten years
of propaganda from Honolulu to the
uttermost parts of the ocean.
In Honolulu, Pan Pacific Service
Week will begin with the service flag
Sunday ceremonies on the Palace
grounds on. the afternoon of the fif
teenth. C. K. Ai. one of the directors
jof the Pan-Pacific I'nion, and Pr. L.
L. Loofbourow, of the Pan Pacific As
sociation, will hsve charge of this
opening affair and a committee is being
organized Jhat will number men of
.every ereed and race of the Pacific,
fOr the cooperation is asked of any
and every organization, religious or
otherwise, t,hat bonsts a service flag.
Service to the country will be the
theme of the discourses, and every firm
or organization with a service flag is
asked to nave it present with a dele
gate at the service flag service. AH
committee is being organized to gnth-J
er ine larger service nags with a view
of hanging these from the upper bal
conies of the Palace. It has already
lieen suggested that from the makai
Wlco'ny service 'talks be given in Eng
lish, while from the mauka balcony
tne speeches be made in Japanese,
from the Ewa balcony in Hawariafei
and from the Waikiki balcony in ChM
'hese, that 'all races in Hawaii may un-
derstahrt flrst hand the message of serv
ice. Interesting Flag 'Ceremony
Displayed about the Palace grounds
will be replicas of the fifty Bilken Pan
Paciflo flags tnat' are to be presented
to I'resiuoot wwson on Hattioa Day by
ocretary tane with the request that
e'l affe.Wt -iho "honorary head of the
Pan Pacific Union. Mrs. Walter F.
Frear is the chairman of the commit
tee that is to prrfsont these emblems to
the Pan PVlfle "Union on Service Sun
dajftaad dxmhtlcM. through the cooper
ation of the Boy and Oirl Scouts of
the different races, a most interesting
flag Ceremony will be 'incorporated in
the Berviee Sunday program.
It bas been the custom annually to
hold a Pan lHiciflc service in one of
the Honolulu churches on the Sunday
preceding Balboa Day; on this occasion
it is expected that all denominations
7'ill take pert in the patriotic services
that inaugurate tho week of Inter Is
land conferences.
On Monday, the sixteenth, it is ex
pected that the flrst regular business
session of the Inter.-Island Pan Pacific
conference will be begun during th,e
lunch hour at the Commercial ( lut
when Governor McCarthy, president of
the Pan-Pacific Union, will drop the
gavel ami director ueorge Uenison will
take the chair and rend a letter from
John H. Bosseter outlining the desire
of the shipping board with regard to
the part Hawaii must play in preiiar
ing the Cross Roads of the Pacific to
be of after war service to the lands
that surround and house more than
half the population of the globe.
Representative of the steamship
companies Will address this session,
taking lead in the disciisstoh as to the
part Hawaii is to play In after war
commerce. The session will also in
elude papers giving reasons for nnd
against making a free port of Houo
lulu. The delegates from the other
islands will take part in the discus
sion.
If it is possible to obtain the neces
sary permits, those interested in liar
bor enlargements, will be taken in
launches during the afternoon on a
tour of Honoltriu aild Kalitu basins.
Monday evening, at dinner, tbo in
terracial delegates from the V. M. C.
A.'s of the different islands will meet
for their session at the Pan Pacific, or
Nuuanu V. M. C. A. building on Fort
street, where about I'OO guests will be
entertained and instructed.
Balboa Day
Tuesday, Beptetnber 17, Is Balboa
Day, observed this year by Pa'n-Paclfio
gatherings in cities entirely around the
Ocean add even in Washington, Dis
trict of Columbia.
Following precedent' the Tan-Pacific
Union will senfl! its' speakers of all races
to the public schools in the morning
tn explain to the pupils juBt who Hal
boa was and why his birthday is hon
ored around the ocean as Pan-Pacific
lay.
The big Pan Pacific event of the
day will be tile Balboa luncheon on
the roof garden, when it is expected
that remarks will be made by the
secretaries 'of the Inter Island cham
bers of commerce, of every race, out
lihrtiR just what each Organization
stands for and how it ii Of aervb'e
to Hawaii and to tho Winning ef the
war. The consuls of Pacific lands
are also being requested to say a few
words at the gathering, It Which it
is expected that ev'ery elub and com
menial organization in the islands will
have its delegates present.
Tuesday afternoon a reception will
be held at the beautiful Japanese Tan
I'm i he gardens adjoining I.iliubkalani
park on Kuakini street. Later there
will be a press dinner and session here,
and to close the evening there will be
n session of folk songs and dances
on the roof gnrden of the Ybiing.
Needed Legislation
Wednesday the Ad Club begin the
l'au Pacific session of the day with au
1918 TUESDAY 'SEFTEMfifeR 3, 1918. SEMI-WEEKLY.
CoWrfel Heart'. Horte ftfeglment
Thunders in Review Before
General A. P. fetocMrh
A trrad review was held t ekho
flrld Barracks oh Saturday morning tit
nine o'clock Which gave the Fourth
IT. s.. Cavalry a consplcmou place, but
In which 'alf units of tne post, with
the exception of the Twenty fifth In
fantry, participated, with General A.
P. Blockao'm, U. S. A., department eom
mnadnf, aaj Interested spectator.
The Fensta Cavalry, Second Hawai
ian Infantry, under Colonel Morehead,
and ' two' battalions of the Ftrst Ha
waiian Infantry, commanded by Lieu
tenant Coltfnfel Bowman, the Third U.
5. Engineer Wad Signal X)orps men
thousand of khakl-clad men, including
old time, regulars and newly inducted
national guardsmen and draftees pass
ed tinder tMe Observant eye of Heneral
Blooksom, fatmself a former cavalry
man. But fcer was no more observant 'ere
than that of Col. John W. Hurd, U.
6, A, .commanding pfllcer of SchOfleld
Herracks, and who came here to com
mand the Fourth Cavalry for practic
ally sill Of Colonel llurd's near forty
years of artny service nave been sprtt
within sound of the bugled "Boots
and Saddles", call.
Trooper and Draftee
The review ws held out on the broad
plain hi the vicinity Of the new artil
lery rahtohhieat, Waialuaward of old
Centner. It was the second review ex
perience of the cavalry and the draf
tee regiments within a month, and it
was noticeable to all the spectators
that the draftees had stiffened up in
their marching. Being old and experi
enced in their, three month' army
service, tHey showeil that they were
coming aleng in fine shape aa real
soldiers
The FpurU .Cavalry, however, com
posed of hard-muscled. . lean limbed
troopers, ma ay of them old-timers, but
the lria'jorit'v young men, was the cyno
sure all eyes. Their march past
their old time colonel, and then the trot
Snd the .gallop, Were indicative of the
ash and Vim Which this arm of the
service also presents in times of peace
Or 'in War.
. But it remained for the last part of
the rftvieW to "give a clear idea of how
closely they afe'all allied to their sad
dle's, Vhe'n the 'order was given to
Vbarflw ,)
Hundred npdaj hundreds of horses
thundered bVVfhe Brassy plain, sa
bers flashi,tlg. It "the un and the riders
yelling themscfvpt' hoarse as tHey sim
ulated a Wild. 'flash toWard a supposed
enemy. Neyerliavo (he meh had an
enemy beforej tiemy Kelther had the
millions of Afnrieans Over in Franco
until they came in contact with , the
cohtmon world eherhv, btft the train
ing proved eVeryflilag, and the Fourth
Cavalry, if 'eVer the powers that be in
Washington let this line regiment loose
upon French soil, 'will surely live up
to the 'traditions of the chvalTy of
Sheridan, Custer and Kirkpatriek and
all the dashing cavalry leaders of Civil
War and Indian frontier days.
addreks on dur shipping facilities,
present, and possible In the future, by
E. Faxon BishopJ and it is expected
that A. I-ewis Jn, chairman of the
legislative committee of the chamber
of commerce will then be prepared to
give some idea to the. delegates of the
needed Federal and Territorial legis
lation and appropriations to carry on
the proposed harbor -improvements.
Wednesday afternoon a Bed Cross
session arfd reception will be staged
on the lawn of h prominent citizen.
Addresses will be made by Red Cross
workers of several races from the dif
ferent islands, and it ia hoped that
in the evening Professor Jaguar will
lecture to the public on our volcano.
Thursday the Botary 'Club will be
asked to cddpCrate id the Pan Pacific
session ami after telling tho visitors
just what the Rotary Club stands for,
invite 'a five minute speaker from each
of We Other clubs to tell just how his
organization is of service to the com
munity.
In the afternoon, Boy Scouts ami
their friends will be entertained at
the home of a citizen, and inter island
Boy Scout talks -will be the feature.
It is proposed to ask the military
schools to Bead crack companies to
this session for examples in drilling.
In the' evening at Aala park, free
ndtio pictures of Pacific lands will
be shown.
The Friday session, beginning with
lunch on the roof garden will be de
voted to "The (Jood of Hawaii" and
will conclude with the Inter Island Pro
motion Committee .rally meeting.
In the afternoon at the Pan Pacific
clubhouse on Hotel street there will
be a food conservation session, at
which the ladies in charge will serve
new foods to the delegates and visitors.
In the evening at Bishop Square it is
proposed to show motion pictures taken
on the, different islands.
Good Roads Lunch
Saturday at noon there will be a
flood Roads lunch on the roof garden
when director Jack Bale'h in behalf of
the Trail and Mountain Club will take
charge of the rent Of the -day, and the
cloning festivities of the Pan Pucilic
conference. At.fhe Cdnelusion of the
flood Roads lunch' an auto run will
be made to Haleiwa, and everyone with
an auto is welcome. There will be
an outing on the grounds of the hotel,
an outing banquet followed by a dance,
at the dinner the outdoor enthusiasts
wil diseourse. A camping place will
be prepared at Waimea beach and
many of the auto parties have already
indicated that they will camp here, for
oh Sunday the traihflers in the party
intend ascending Waimea canyon, while
the 'swimmers will live in the surf.
Sundew a visit will be made to the
BovsHndustiial School in time for re
ligious services, and then the run
around the ifcland will be continued,
everyone iu Koolau, being expected to
keep open house.
Every organisation of ery race iu
Hawaii is invited tn take part in the
discussions if the Pan Pnciflc Inter
Island Conference, their delecatea will
be welcomed.
THREE S0NS-RND
A Story By
Harold Whitehead, Boston University,
Serving with the
American Cbiirvcn df Education,
" Washington, D. C.
& .
The opening of the College of Hawaii,
febnonnced Prof. John Mason Young,
acting president, has been postponed
from next Monday, September 9, to the
following Monday, September lfl, on
account of the establishment at the
college in Mbtnoa Valley of a Stu
dent's Army Training Corps Unit, and
on account of the delny in transporta
tion for the returning members of the
factulty, many of whom havfc been
spending the summer vacation in the
mainland.
This postponement, however, an
nounces the acting president, will not
affect the short course in sugar chemis
try, which will begin tomorrow, as al
ready announced.
Just what the Student's Army Train
ing Corps I'nit, such ss will be estab
lished here in conectinn with the regu
lar work of the College of Hawaii,
and what the aims and purposes of this
nnit may be, the following Story by
Prof. Harold Whitehead of the Boston
University, will explain:
Wat for Freedom te Cause
War! Like a rushing, living torch
that word lighted a divine fir in these
glorious I'nited States on that never-to-be-foTgotten
April 0, 11)17.
From the busy rush of the big city,
from the quiet peace of the village
came a mighty force volunteers to
fight for the most glorious heritage man
ever fought for Freedom.
The demands were enormous, for the
task was gigantic, but the demands
were met with a promptness and deadly
earnestness that heartened our cour
ageous allies.
This wsr was no impersonal affair,
but something that touched every home
and every heart. An eager desire to
anticipate the call to duty thrilled
millions of men and women.
What that duty actually was, many
people gnly vaguely understood. Our
government promptly recognized , the
need for pointing out the duty to its
citizens, for it did not at once call
everyone to battle Ion (the tortured
fields of vFrance with ihe greatest
scourge that ever cursed the world.
Story of the Three Bona
In the small, busy, manufacturing
town of Hammerville lived old man
Parsons with his wife and their three
sons slohn, the eldest, was twenty-four
years old; Robert, who would soon
graduate from high school, was going
on eighteen, while Dick dear, mis
chievous Pick was sixteen three boys
whoso manliness wonld cause a glow of
pride to any parents.
On that memorable April flth, the or
derly routine of the Parsons household
was rudely shaken when, Robert rush
ed excitedly into the home and yelled:
"It's war, Pud! It's war, Motherl
dee, now we'll give the Jlun something
to remember. I've just seen John;
ho's going to enlist. It says we're
going to send millions of men to
France. I hope I'll have to go."
The Fathor looked with pride oh
his son, but the Wother merely smiled
faintly and turned away so that the
others should not see the anguish in
her eyes. "Of course, if the boys had
to go, she would be proud to have
them go but her boys John was a
man, but be was her boy ... "
John Marched Away
And so John marched away with
the loyal sons of Hammerville to do
his duty. But Robert and Dick felt
that they ought to do something; they
wanted to do their duty, but what was
itt
Robert graduated from High School
and then Informed his Mother that he
must enlist.
"It isn't as if I was a kid, Mother.
I'm bigger nnd stronger than many
men. I just can't be n slacker. You'
see my point, don t aon Mother."
But Mother didn't see his "point.'"
She saw her son full of eagerness
to do his duty as he conceived it. but
was it his duty to got I i I he best
serve his country and his flag in that
way t
She decided to And out what he
ought to do. If it was his duty to
fight at once well, she would do her
duty, and sejid him away with a smile
on her lips, even if
Training Corps Unit
The Students' Army Training Corps:
The words stood out as it' written in
letter of gold. Mrs. Parsons folded
the newspaper with tremliliu fingers
nnd moved to the window and read
the item. This is what she read:
". . . The experience of France
and Fiiuland has shown us the urgency
of training pur young men, of eneour
"iiug al' who possibly can, even at
a sacrifice, to attend college or uni
versity so as to provide n body of
trained leaders and specialists who,
both during and after the war, may
efficiently meet the Nation's needs.
"If we scud nil, jmr young men to
France, we cripple Qur,, future, for the
young men nnd women of today have
to guide the destinies of our country
in the strenuous fight for commercial
development thnt will follow the wnr.
"Moreover, the administration re
alizes the value of college trained men
for officers- more than eighty percent
of officers today are college men and
the colleges can not graduate men
quickly enough to meet the govern
ment 's demands for oAicers.
"To 'make clear to the high school
graduates nnd those equally prepared
what is their duty, the war depatmeut
has created the Students' Army Train
ing Corps. In a tew words, this is
what it means.
"A student enlisted in the Students'
Army Training Corps is in military
sen ice of the United States. Because
he does not receive psy he i classed
as on inactive service, hot in a na
tional emergency the Piesiilent may
dill him at any time to active rr
vice. He is called to ni-'ivo service
each summer when he uttends camp
for si weeks and receives the pay of
a private.
"His relation to the draft i as
follow s:
" Any student so enlisted, though in
the military en ice of the I uited
THE WAR
States, is technically on inactive duty,
and therefore must register after he
has reached draft nge snd upon notice
by the President. Upon slating in
his questionnaire that he is already
In the military service of the I nit.-d
States, he will be placed automatical
ly hv his local draft board in clasi Ml,
as provided by the Selective Service
rcgnlntiins. The draft board will not
call him for induction so loni as he
remains a member of the Students'
Army Training Corps.
"Opportunity will be given for the
enlisted student, who so elects, to trnni
fer from army to navy, nnd vice vcrsn,
and to be assigned to nctive service
in one of the various corps of the army
upon recommendation of the college
President and the proper military an
thority.
"Regular uniforms, including hst.
shoes nnd overroats, will be furnished
all members of the Students' Army
Training Corps by the government.
"Shmild congress lower the nge of
liability to immediate military ser
vice, ii, en of tho new ages not nlreadv
enlisted may find difficulty in enter
ing the service otherwise than through
the draft board. In view of this
possibility, all men expecting to enlist
at all in the Students' Army Train
ing Corps will do well to enter prompt
ly." Bead It Three Time
Mrs. Parsons read the news item
carefully three times. As she was fin
ishing it for the third time her hus
band came In. One glance told him
that each had read the important news.
"But, my dear," Mrs. Parsons
smiled sadly, "the money things cost
so much that we have little to spare."
"Cheer up, Mother," her husband
answered, "I saw Mr. I.eighton. He
asked me if I wanted to let Robert
do his duty and go to college so ns
to fit himself to serve bis country in
the future. Of course, I said 'Yes'' snd
he said. 'Then I'll gladly let him
work in our office part time; you know
we have a branch Office near the Uni
versity he '11 make enough to pay his
w ay through if you H help him just as
much as yon do now.' "
When Robert was told of the plans
for his future, he rebelled it was the
natural thing for a red blooded Amer
ican boy to do. He wanted to fight.
"John's in the armv, isn't het I want
to kill Huns."
After a time, however, he saw that
he served Uncle Sam letter as a mem
ber of the Student' Army Training
Corp than as a private in France.
Then a big thought occurred to him.
"As a college student he wonld be a
soldier juat as much at if he were fight
ing in France right now. He would
wear Uncle Sam's uniform fighting!
Why, of course, he would be fighting as
hard, a fight a his brother In France,
for John and he would both be doing
the Work that most helped their coun
try. Besides, even if he enlisted in the
regular army he could not expect to see
actual fighting much sooner than
through the S. A. T. B.
And so it was that Robert saw his
duty, and did it.
Then 'Cam Dick
Dick, the youngest, felt very blue.
For once he forgot to tease his mother
and for a whole week got into no mis
chief. "Mother," said Mr. Parsons in a
worried tone, "something's up. Pick
is too good; something is wrong with
the lad."
There was, and a day or so later
a very rebellious Pick stood manfully
before his Father and said:
"Father, I am going to work; I ran
get a job in the Hillside Mill and work
on war supplies. I can't be a slack
er; I've got to go and I'm going."
"So, Dick, that's the trouble, is it T '
"Yes, Father."
"VVlell, Dick, if it's best for you to
I go, I Ml not stand in the way, but prom
ise me you won t do anything for u
week or so that I can look into it."
Dick promised, and it was a long
week of waiting for him. Before the
week was out, however, Mr. Parsons
asked Dick to go for a walk with him.
Father and Son set off together uml af
ter a few minutes Mr. Parsons said:
Knew Who Baker Is
"Dirk, who's the Secretary of
Wart"
"Secretary Baker, of course," Pick
answered with surprise."
"I suppose he'd know as well as any
body what would help to win the war,
wouldn't het"
"Sure, he would."
"Well, Dick, Secretary Baker says
the most useful thing a high school
boy can do is to finish his course."
Dick was silent at this.
"Do you know who's President,
Dickt"
"Stop your fooling, Father," Dick
laughed.
"Well, President Wilson says: 'Both
the present demands of the wbt emer
gency arfd the prospective demands of
the necessary readjustments inevitable
to follow emphasize the need of provid
ing in full measure for the education
of all people.' That includes you,
Dick, you know. ' '
Again Dirk made no reply.
"Who's the United States Commis
sioner of F.ducatiouT"
"Mr. Claxton, isu 't het"
And After the War
"Yes. He says: 'When the war is
over there will be made upon us such
demands for men and women of knowl
edge as hsve never before come to any
country. There will be equal need for
a much higher average of intelligence
for citizenship than has ever been nec
essary until now. The world will havo
to be rebuilt and American college men
and women must assume a large part
of the task.' You can't be a college
man until vou graduate from high
.school. "
Pick gave a little sigh. "I guess
you're right. Father. Sny, but it's
tough to have to stick in school
though."
"Of course it is, Pick. You've got
as hard a job as Jouu or Robert, but
3
Hawaii Has One of
Canneries in Pacific
Great Quantities of Tuna Packed
For Local and Outside Con
sumption; Latest Automatic
Machinery Is In Use '
I 'ow n near the Ala Moan Boad, at
the corner of Cooke and First Streets,
is one of the finest and most ''complete
ly equipped fish canneries ia the Pa
cific. It belongs to the California Ha
waiian Packing Company and ha Jut
hal some of the latest aotomatl ma
chinery installed to help in the pack
ing of the striped tuna, or other kind
of tuna. Some of the fish "brought in
by Japanese fishermen weigh a much
n-i :;so pounds.
I. a-d Saturday over fifty Women and
girls were busy canning about two
ioiih of tunn which had been brought
in. Only the white meat of the fish is
conned in the grade 1 cans, while la
grade '1 the white anil tho dark meat
is mixed, tirade 'J is more popular in
Hnvvnii and the Orient as the local
people say the dark meat i tne better
flavored, tirade 1 goes nearly all to
the mainland, where there is a big de
mand for it, and the government i
taking quantities for the army and
navy.
In the cannery itself it i all an
irrent big nirv room, well screened to
keep out Hies, with cement flooring,
long clean tables and polished machi
nery. The boilers and retorta, tank
and other paraphernalia which might'
cause dirt or dust are outside nmler
separate cover. But the humanlike
machines which take an empty can,
put in it just enough salad oil, Just
enough salt, then put it on a conveyor
which deposit in front of the women
packing in the tuna: brings it back
when packed and clamp aa air-tight
lid on it. washes off the can and final
ly deposits it in a tray to be rooked
a second time: these machines an a
part of the Working force. ,
Every Fish Watched
W. P. Knglish is the manager of the
cannery and looks after the supply of
flsh and any other matter needing at
tention; while .1. A. leomans, who was
in the fish-packing busineas on the
Coast for years, ia the superintendent
of the ennnerv and keens aa eye oa
every fish which goes into the can;
nlso on the girls to see that Only the
choice parts of the fish get into the
half pound cans. As a matter of fact
there is from forty to sixty percent
of the fish which is not canned, even
after cleaning, but much of thi i
sold for chicken feed, or part to the
Mawaiians, who get -much good fish at
a very cheap price.
"Only the solid white meat of the
tuna goes into the first grade can,",
said Mr. Yeomaus, speaking 'of the
liroeess of canning the fish.' "The ee
dud gratia, is made, .up . of, . Jhe small
pieces of white . meat and - the dark
meat crumbled up1 together. ' The
Orientals prefer this grade a better
flavored. Thero is a strong demand
here and on the mainland for canned
tuna and a market for all the fish we
can put up. It is only a question of
lrcttintr tbn slK.
Regulation Causes lsa
"There is one thing I wish could
be changed, and that is aome regula
tion uy wnicn a noai loaaeu wiib nsn
which arrives et the harbor mouth juat
after the harbor Is closed for the
night, could be permitted to enter and
deliver its fish; for often When thi
happens the Japanese do not 'Irk tho
trouble to try to preserve'the fish, bnt
let it all spoil, as often there 1 .no
ii c. "
f ii cnti lien t Inn witk ttiA Aiiklni tallna.
try of the Islands the two fin can
ucries in Honolulu are the pioneer of
the new enterprise which add, just o
much more to .Hawki.'. ehttaettv fur
sustaining itself and putting la anoth
er icg in the prosierity column.
1 think my boy is man, enough to tackle
a hard job and win out. Besides, you
can enlist into the Boys' Wbrking Bo
serve part of the year and help feed
the soldiers. How about It, TDlekt'
The lud squared his shoulder. "Yet,"
Father, I guess it's what I ought to do,
so I 'II stick to schoel and make Unci
Sam proud of me."
And so Pick saw his duty and did it.
How about youf Are you a Robert,
John or Pick!
whichever you are, do your bit a
they did and you will do the beat thing
for yourself and for your 'country. It
is not always easy to do ofir duty, 'but
American boys have grit -enough to
tackle a hard job and come out oa top.
Now, it's up to you.
Keep iTit or ihe
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