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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1318. SEMI-WEEKLY.
CAMPAIGN OPENED
BY REPUBLICANS
WITH BIG RALLY
A score of ra dc) i it u t for nnmiua
tion oa the Republican senatorial and
rf preventative tickets made their bow
before an Aala park audience Inst
night, each one being given nil op
pnrtunitr to be presented lief ore the
treat audience that the electorate
might know- them by sight, and listen
to thoit appeals for votes at the nun
ing primary elections on October ."i. I
Within the grandstand the candi- I
date aat under the glaring lights, hut 1
rotiRuea is,, raiiKK'iung. and out upon
the parV lawn hundrr.lt and hoiidredK
of meir anil women sat, stood and sat
upon the grift, and remaineil until a
late hour until all tbo candidate had
beea heard.
It was noticeable that many of tho
candidates were old Republican war
nornes and that since their first appear
anee in tbo speaker's stand years ago
their hair had grown white. It waa
alee noticeable that many other run
dldate made their maiden speeches.
John Lfcna Preside
John C. I.aue presided, introducing
the oandidatea both in Hawaiian and
In Engliah, a,nd giving brief biograph
ical sketches of each, no that when
th candidate came to the rail, some
thing of their liven were already knnwa
to the multitude
Hawaiian melodies, interspersed with
the latent popular trench selections such
aa "Smile, Simile, Smile," added to
the Intermit of the evening.
"You frill find better men among
the Republican candidates than you
will among the Democrats," aaid Mr.
1-ooe. ia his opening address. " F.ier
eise your franchise wisely. Don 't vote
for ofo who are not qualified to hold
office. All out, legislation should be in
rvmpathy with the war aims of our
Nation," He appealed t6 the audience
to remember the Liberty Bond cara-
' e-' -
"Billy" Aylett showed his old time
htcr as a public speaker, and asked i
vrvor at a public speak
them to vote for him again. He back
ed Jiis tandidary upon hit having serv
ed two terns in the legislature, two
in the boerd of supervisor tnd being'
a "bandboy" for forty-four years.
"WV if. Dickson, announced himself
as "Good Boy Bill," in folio wig "old
Hill" Aylett, and made his maiden
speech at a candidate for the house.
Jr,.-V .,1c.Ia h.vim, Wn t the I
bar for seventeen years, said that the t "gam the President has called on
law. ehould na made by lawvers and , Rept'Mi'an member in congress to
he waa one of them who asked to be "upport Imn, when he has had opposi
sent to the legislature, in which he tion in his own party and right loyal
st-rved in 1S0.1 and 1903. j lv ,iave ,h(T answered him by carry
Ooorge W. Smith, candidate for the ing through all that he has asked for in
enure, analysed the Republican and legislation.
Democratic platforms and gave the tiritt Democratic Omission
Au,ta inf.mutiou of how the Hei.ub " Now, what has thn Democrtitic plat-
li'-aiia will anter the campaign after i 'orm to say on this great subject! I
tlit.' primarieir bv attacking their oppo I find sir words on their platform,
nent't platfofnil or lack of one. as Mr. 'Woodrow Wilson nnd Win the War.'
Smith laid. That is all. No pledge to support the
King Ntw In Politic army nnd niivv! No pledge that they
Chnrtea E. King, cai.didate lor the j will legislate here in Hawaii for any
senate, on ttepping to the rail was Hon ' measure that will in any way contri
ured with fragrant ginger lei placed bnte to the support of your friends and
'around hi nwk by t daughter of Ha ; my friends, of vour boys, and my boyt
waii, the little ceremony being applaud i thnt are in the armv in France, on the
d. Mr King said that although a sou 1 Mainland, or ir Schnfleld ninl Sharter,
of Hawaii and therefore a kainanina, he i and they close the subject bv declaring
wat a inalihint in politics. It is the i for "I'raciiciil Patriotism" whatever
custom of the kanianinns, however, to . thnt nuiv mean.
give tho best and all their hospitality to ' "We do not question the loyalty or
the malihini. Therefore, ns u malihiiii , ili x otion of these L'entlemen ; we do
in politics, lie Hiked for the otes and I not lieil.t their illinuness o sere if
hospitality of the electorate. He mm i I , neeesinrv, but, held bv the hide hound
he stood as u hundred percent A met iciin. j trnditions of their party, bv its lack
H pledged hiuiwlf to support the pnn of proi;reHSivencii. it positinu of ul
ciples aud the platform of the Repub M;iVs looking to the f .list and not to the
licau party. i future, tlu v nre unable to take a clear
Kdward P. Fogartv, who aKo wore ,Hjtion to outline u policv to lay be
two ginger leis. aske.l support fur the -,,rl, t, voters
seuatorlal nomination. He coinidcic.l " The Republican platform sends cheer
hiiDNelf a hundred percent American, , etieourniremnet to our bovs on the
and by his long residence mid interest Western front mi l tells them they liall
in the protik'ins or me run un.i pooi,
consiilered himself also a hundred per
cent Hawaiian.
John Wis Hopeful
John Wise, candidate for the senate,
was introduced a representing the l.i
boring element here. lie said he was
leaving for Seattle and Buffalo on r n
day .to atteud sessions of stev edonni;
labor unions which would affect the
interests of the stevedores of Hawaii,
but hoped Uie people here would place
hit eaoie oi the ballot.
E. O. Peters, introduced us St. I'e
Ut. '' aaid that when all the caudidaies
came up before the inters at the pri
manes ou October it would In- lik"
t good old time Kepublb an convention,
just for thf sel.'ction of the proper
nun ber of candid ntcs to be votcl upon
in November. It would be for the
voter iu October to determine who
should be the Republican banuer bear
era, and was not an elimination con
teat, but a decision fur the selection of
candidates which rested with the oters.
Ho asked to be named as one
Charle I. t'hillnigworth, president of
lh senate, having already s, rn d
twelve yeara. appeared again as a can
didute. ani stood upon his whole re. ord
fur the voters to decide whether he
should ? be s esndidute.
Bott'a Mjl4an SpesxU
E. J. Bolt made bis maiden speech
as a cauilidatt for the lower house, nnd, j
wit hi iatrpreter, made a hit with
the audience. He was introduced as a
yorig attorney who went from news j
paper business into the law. and has ,
male good in city linll circles as city i
purchasing ageut. lie said the war has ;
taken all the matiuee frivolity out of :
tut legialature, and that the 1SHH j
siOK will BOt be f hild ' play. The
Republican have preteuted a ticket
with, thirteen name on it as candidates
fur the house from the Fourth liistn. t
aud be asked to be one of the six um I
at the primaries.
Oat Kaleihano, of Laie, proved to Li
on 0( tle rvaj orator of the eveniu-,;.
Kinking an Impassioiicd address in H.i
waiitn, and pltdging hlmttlf tn support
tht platform throughout. He made a
good armarie ud received a pio
longed apidaus.
A. J-ewit,' str., manager of the bank
The kevnnfo speech" of the opening 1
campaign of the Republican ..arty was I
' " 1 ' 1
lclivered la.it night at Aala Park by
George W. riruith, candidate foT the
ii 1 1 r i n I mi m t ii h t i n . in which he an
itlvsed the pint forms of the Republican
nnd Democratic parties, commending
wlmt he no id were the complete tiled
' cm of tli Kenu tili t'ln a nnd ilpmnnitra
ting by comparison what he denoun
ced as the lack of frankness in the De
mocratic plHtforss.
Mr. Smith charged the local Demo
cnits with still being held by the hide
bound traditions of their party, by its
lack of progress venese, and with
being unable to take a clear position
to outline a policy to lay before the
voters. He said they were strangely
silent on most of the important sub
jects. '
There was no pledge thnt their can
didates, he said, will do anything to
support the army or navy, or that they
would legislate in Hawaii for any
measure thnt would in any way con
tribute to the support of the boys of
Hnwuii now serving in the army. Mr.
Smith 'a statements, which may stand
as an analysis of the aims and objects
of the entire list of candidates of the
Republican party, was aa follows:
"The Republican party in Hawaii
comes before you tonight and asks
your support of its principles and ran
didates in this, the greatest year in the
history of the Nation.
"The party asks your support of its
principles as outlined in its platform
and which I shall now take up and
compare with those offered by the
party opposed to us in the eoming
election.
"First, the Republican party pledget
support to the war policies of the Presi
dent and the Nation and pledget its
candidates to support every measure
th, . , n;. nn.l urill kaln n in ha
. - --v
"r wthout delay and win it not by
compromise but by decision victory
that shall bring peace to the world, a
pence the terms of which shall be writ
ten by the Allies in Berlin.
" Ii congress and throughout the Na
tion it has been the Republican partv
and its leaders that have given the
(ireatest support to their President and
his advisers in what has been asked
to carry on this great struggle,
Time
not be fertotten in the venrs to come
ins) as the Republican party has always
cared for those who have held the Flag
on ImlIi and preserved the liberty of
tl'c Nation Its record in support of
of Hawaii, and prominent in ciic af
fairs, an I .an.li.late for the House, said
that nhen the histnrc of tin' war is
written mi I the part place I bv the
I'luted Slates, there would be written
an importaiil part relating to the splen
did -upport nil en the 1 c ii u c r a t ir presi
dent by the RCplil.lii-lllis Iu congress
and throughout the country- on all ipies
tioiis concerning the prosecution of the
war. The Republicans in congress, he
s.-iiil, wen- large enough, broad enough
and log ciiuiil'Ii (,j sink partv politics
for the benefit of I lie countrv and the
noild.
"He it known to the credit of the
great mass of the iucricaii people be
oiid the I, alls of congress." said Mr.
Lewis, "that whenever the I'resideut
asked the Republicans to help him they
lid and tlicrcbv created the greatest
n,,v ,,f t,c rld.
He said it is li m lcd of the liepub
i ,,:1M partv that the best material shall
lie put up :is candidates at the coming,
election. The Republicans have re
sponded to that call. He believed his .
knowledge gained here ill eighteen years i
of residence gave hini experience to:
deal with problems that will arise in '
the legislature arid he asked the elec.
torate to place him ou the ballot. I
"1 make no claims as representing
nriv distinctive cla-s or race," he said.'
"I will go to tin' legislature to serve
all the people, for a legislator is a ser i
V a n I of t he people ' '
John K . Kainaiioiilu, who formerly
sei v cd in the House, asked to be sent
I. a. k .'vain. He was followed bv a
I'Uii.I.ei oi other candidates, for both
house and Senate, who spoke briefly,
and alou similar lines. These were
V. T. Itawlios. ,1. H, Laos, .1. Ashman
heaven, .lames K .larrett. Harold K.
I. .ihtlc, W A Oicksnii, I'M. lie r'cr
ii-inde. li Kama, Kli t'rawfonl aud
. lames K . Hakuole. The latter showed
reul oratorical tire as nu interpreter for
ihiIici , nridi.latcs and demonstrated iiis
skill as a speaker when it cuinc tu ad-vis-utiu
Inn own candidacy.
iMndoia l'U the CWH War. MnKlnler,
' la the Spanish War and now Wilson ia
this war it unassailable.
' Home Knht .
"The Republican party stand
straight and clear on this question and
has so stood since Its organisation tn
Hawaii. Home Rule in strict aeeord-
m wWli tk cntril anrl tntnnf ttt th
organic Act on this suiijeet On this 1
aubjoet our Democratic friends are
strangely silent.
Public Land, and Homestwada
"Here there is no mistaking the lan
puam of the Rennbliean platform. It
demands, first, that any changes iu the i
Organic Act affecting our lands should I
first receive the sanction of our own
legislature, where the land problem of I
the Territory is better understood than I
it can I.e in Washington. The plat-,
t .n. c. . :.-;..r, r.1 . ,rri .
form nails for n 'commission of airi I
..i i ......i. t ...... th.
of the homesteaders with full power
to make public all facts and agreements
on the nee of water, purchase of pro
ducts and for the advancement of the
interests of the small farmer.
"We also ask for an amendment to
the land law that shall give prefer
ence to our soldier bovs, when they re
turn from rheir battle to freedom.
"The Democratic platform teli.. us
that they favor homesteading with li .
1.aa1 aaah!,am a .1.1 n. m , f anlilm.fl
and sailors. What does this meant
What indication do they give of the
legislation proposed. No promises or
recommendations of work to be done.
"The Republican platform asks for
the extensioVof the Federal Farm Loan
Act to Hawaii, or if the act-cannot be
so extended we ask for legilation ex
tending the same favors to the farmer
homesteader in our territory
Prohibition
"Rend the straight statement in the
Republican platform on this subject;
'We commend the Prohibition Bill pas
sed by congress and of which onr Dele
gnte Knhio secured the enactment. A
straight, clear, open endorsement of
a law that in one month ha done more j
fdV the manhood of the territory, and
in the yeara to come will do more than
any that has been passed. We are now
in line with the best sentiments of the
mainland and of the country's rulers."
"Our Democratic opponents call for
Prohibition by Plehis ite.' What loe
this mean Do they mean that thev
favor calling for a vote on the sub
jectt Do tbey favor going back to
the day of the saloon, with poverty
and crime following after f
Woman Suffrage
"The Republican party first proposed
this legislation. They have favored it
in every platform, and. if returned to
the next iegislature, they propose to
give the suffrage to thte wives in, I
mothers of the land, more especially if
the Democratic, party favors a plehis
cite on the question of prohibition.
This i something that the wives and
mothers can vote on to protect them
elves, their homes and thejr children.
Economy
" Di these days when every citi.en
is called upon to do his utmost, to
give his last dollsr if necessary to up
hold our boys in their fight for free
dum against the hordes of darkness;
when we are pledged to feed and sup
port our Allies aud the starving ref
ugees of Europe, it would be a crime
for anv state or territory to waste
rlahlic moneys in unnecessary appro
priations, or the creation of new of
(lies or needless public works. We
need to save every dollar to fight the
enemy at our gates and to bring peace
with victorj-.
"The Democratic platform calls only
for economical administration of pub
lie business. It says nothing about
economy iu appropriations, nothing
nbuut curtailment of wasteful ex pen
ditures. No promise is made that their
candidates will hold themselves down
to Olilv that which will sustain the
territory in this hour of the Nation's
trial.
"The I lein.ic rat ic platform says notJi
ing about taxation oi readjustment of
the taxation laws.
" i'lii' ItYpnlilicnn pint form calls for
an adjustment of the t.-it law s so that
the burden will be borne by those who
can Iwst afford to pay.
Tenement Houses
"We pledge ourselves to the sup
port of a law that shall give power to
the county governments to deal with
an evil that so affects the welfare,
health and happiness of ho many of
our fellow citieus. Our opponents are
silent on this subject
Food and Food Products
"We piopos,. to so broaden the power
of the food commission that thev will
be abb- to prevent high prices, the
holding ba.l of f 1 or the control.
by corporations or by individuals of
the foods ncci's-aiy to the lile of the
Working people
"Our friends ou the other side have
forgotten this important subject. Wli f
School
nation and through
"Throughout th.
all its histoiv tl
Kepublican party!
has h r In I stood tor the support of
thi- schools and foi the education of
the young, without regard to position
in life, and for the teaching of the
duties of an American citizen and for
a proier training for the life tha) lies
before them.
"The Democtatic party proposes the
consolidation ot territorial
and city
,
and county elections. .
"This we shall light to the last. It
is an evil which every state has hnd
to fight and which every honest pill,
lie man nppo-s's. The elections should
be held on different dates, to produce
the best results.
"The Republican plntfoim cordially
endot-es the
to longress
aiHole, unit
ik done bv our delegate'
Honorable Kuhio Kitiriiii
to the successful legisla '
tion he has accomplished in the con
g less.
"His Inn -4 experience, his acquaint
ance with members of congress, his
familiarity with the woik of legisla
tion nnd his knowledge of our needs nil
call for your heartiest support.
"The llepiiblicati ptnty is the partv
. f tin' present nnd the party of the
future.
"Heforc the Legislature of I'dl'l can
meet Hod giant this war iiiuy l.c ovci.
Place For Buaineas Man
"It is then-fore necessary, at this
tune, that ihoue-ht be given o the
future: thut legislation be enacted and
thnnght out to meet the conditions,
here and in the man. Inn. I, thut will
follow the end of the war, aud the
restoration of peace. Here is where
the businesk man couics to th front.
ALLIES TALK OVER
AFTER WAR CONTROL'
Commercial Policies Are Consid
ered and Various Plans
Are Being Formulated
WASHINGTON, September 10 (As-
sociated Pros) Allied control of raw
material after the war is perhaps re
. .. ,,,
. " ' -'""
Brltiah than any other post war policv.
""'"J'''"' ,!vi''" 'j?'
Bureau of roreiirn nnd Domestic com
oreign
mere.
Phillip H, Kennedy, American com
mereial attache at London, in a report
1 mtl I II K I II tJHM 1 .1 I IIHI ill I rr 1
the Hritish government has perfected j
with the dominion governments a plan
I for obtaining control of materials in
(he Hritish Kinpire. it e'.peeted that
I representations will be made tn the
i I'nited States and other allied countries
for some common,, tion.
I ... ...:. ..... ..r t.A i i
w,r ontrBcr ,, thl. Imperial War
. . . '
during
.liilv, he says, at which prime ministers
auitStther representing the dominions
were present. The conference is a de
liberaiive body which reports its de
cisions to the cabinet, a more executive
organization. Questions of imperial
policy were discussed at the meetings
which were regarded of unusual iiuthori
ty because of the prominence of the
conferees.
Methods Considered
A special committee of the conference
was appointed to consider the ra-sl
met lions by which essential raw mnt.e
rials mav be controlled, ami Honar Law,
I'haneelfor of the Kxcheipier, has in
formed Parliament that arrangements
being made with the dominion represeu
tatives for the control of materials are
to be the basis for beginning negotia
tiens with other countries.
Close imperial cooperation in matters
of 'economic policy is favored by the
dominion representatives, judging from
their utterancs, Mr. Kennedy reports.
He adds that Australia and New Zea
land are interested in retaining the
German colonies in the Pacific and in
combatting German trade after the war
The dominions were asked to pass
law similar to the Hritish nun ferrous
metal industries set, which makes it
necessary to obtain licenses to trade in
metals. Kiich legislation is designed to
free the Hritish Kmpire from depen
dence on German controlled organize
ion.
Other Question
Another iiupoitsnt resolution adopted
bv the conference is understood to have
asked the dominions to co operate with
tht; imperial government in protecting
the developing British dye industry.
The conference also considered quest
ions relating to the development of
interempire trade, such us transport,
new-s service, parcel post, statistics and
emigration. Improved steamship con
ne"tion between Great Britiau and tho
dominions waa favored, also as more
comprehensive news service at cheaper
cable tolls and coming from a strictly
Hritish source, A statistical bureau
was proposed for London, which would
compile and transmit information from
different parts of the empire. Control
of imigrntion after the war also was dis
ctiBed.
Although the dominion representa
fives desire immediate consideration of
the important questions relating to the
close co-operation of different parts of
the empire, Mr. Keunedy points out that
it is not certain that the Hritish govern
j ment tie prepared to perfect finally a
I program a future economic policydur
, ing the war. He says Mr Law regards
I this problem one for after wnr.
; Ts-IlT Matters
None of the meetings openly discuss
' ed u perferenee tariff, according to Mr.
Kennedy. ruch a policy is favored by
ninny, but the tariff question is yet nn
; issue in the I'nited Kjiigdom on which
1 tiere is not muny unity of opinion.
The old free trade sentiment iu the lib
eral parly is evidently unchanged and
j the Labor party is seemingly opposed
i of any policy which would affect cheap
', row materials. The latter also has coin
, nutted itself to resolutions favoring an
I open door economic policy utter the wat
its the best way to gutiriiiiteeiug future
peace. Hefore the I nitcd Kingdom can
come to a delinite decision on the tariff
Tirobsblv the issue will have to be
joined by the conflicting interests, lie
cording to reports recieved here, nnd
this mav be something the government
' will not care to bring up during the
. w ia.
w. t. a,
HKVI.I.STKOK1;, Hritish Colouibit
September I 'J. i A ssociat cd I'ross -
stugeoii eight feet and time inches
j ,,MK ,,,! , ighing two hundred an.
thirty pounds was caught on a line ir
Hun u... I, Hat, near Ai row head, bv
Warn Andrews, a returned sailor, re
centlv. Three men hauled it toward
shore, while Andrews hilled it with
!! I ll.-ts
"III this hour of trial the I'resideut
of the Naion has called in to help him
! I he greatest business in i ml m ot the conn
try. Thev are giving their time will
'"l'Lv loyally, and without thought ot
then own affairs.
"The Kepublican party in this ter
ritory can best serve you in preparing
lor that lime, by enacting in the se
siou of HMO, the necessary laws and
acts to meet the conditions thut will
loHon this great sf rM1f..,.
i "Thf man of the future is the lubor
'n iiiiui aud the Republican party pro
poses to so legislate that the vvorkei
and the employer shall march arm n
linn down to thut futon- which he
before us, the future that with th'
victorv to coine, promises .euce to all
worker in all lauds.
''We appeal to you t'ol vour suppoi'
of the lii-publicau party in the coining
election, on the ground that the Re
publican party in the paitv of progress
ot tidelitv to promises and hus tln
nbilltv In currv out all thnt it under
tnk, s."
'We u iiiicii I for void support of the
cl- edldnt es ot the I'll I t V , lis
heme i
.. I f. .. ill .. oil,- f..r the I ii
t iiiteie-ts
of the territory, that will conserve th
iiiteicst of the lettitiiiv. that will pro
til t all citizens in ull walks of lifi
and thnt will einleiiviir to provide wise
iy for the )m to cuuiu. "
LEPER STATION IS
DANGER
ACCUSATION MADE
Charging that thre i now and has been for some time gross
negligence in the management of th Katihi receiving station for
lepers, negligence whereby the unfortunate patients at the station
have lessened chances for recovery and as a further result of which
the entire community is exposed unnecessarily and almost crimin
ully to danger of contagion or infection from the leper patients, Mrs.
Vl'nlinp IT f i Jrha A-tAn1a tliA nil Kl ir fit Am i t A 1 st ittiof I CT
V " ' - PP-- '
v v i VI J"-' fj - Miivinjivxj ww
,rouse the board of health authorities to the situation, but has not
'icen given the serious attention she believes the nature of her com
plaints justify, and from these officials she turns to the public at
large. !f -
She charges, among other things, that the supervision over the
tatum is so lax that at least one national guardsman was permitted
it visit the place in uniform and stay for some time in the rooms of
onic of the lepers, ttien return to his post without any effort being
nade to fumigate or disinfect his uniform or hi.j hands.
SELL PIGS FROM STATION '
She charges that pigs from the station pen, fed upon the scraps
nun the lepers' table, are being sold throughout the city, although
he pigs are supposed to be raised to provide meat for the station.
These pigs are sold in the city without authority and the money
not being made a government
she charges that ukuleles and guitars
ire being made by the station attend
ants, without the least effort being
nade to prevent them being handled
by the patients, and tire then sold at
liirge in the city.
she charges that the delivery boys
from the Honolulu stores and provi
sion houses are permitted to accept
money from the patieats directly and
without sterilisation and that this
money goes into the various city tills
and is handled in the ordinary course
n' business as enange. These delivery
hoys handle the leper' money and
then continue their rounds, delivering
groceries and meats to city customer.
Hhe charges thnt when the educated
ones' among the patient protest against
this disregard of the health of the
public generally or enter any protest
against any other of the various abuses
'lint have crept in, they are threatened
with reprisal by the caretaker and his
assistants and are warned that they
will be sent to Kalaupapa by the first
boat if ever detected making com
plaints.
Won't Obey Orders
She charges that the caretaker and
Vis assistants refuse to carry out the
instructions of the trained nurse at
the station in the matter of special
diets for patients under treatment, thus
retarding the work of the physician
ind hindering the prospect of curea.
Because of the inability to secure any
sort of intelligent cooperation in her
work, the trained nurse now at the
station is resigning.
Mrs. Macfarlane, who has been enre-
fully investigating complaints for the
uist several montlis, has been more or
'ess evasively treated by the board of
health, officials, while certain of .the
lesser employes by whom she had stated
she could prove certain of these charges
ii.l even graver ones have been dis
missed from the employment of the
board of health before she could call
upon them.
Some of the mUers in her hands
have been laid directlv before Governor
McCnrthv, who, Mrs. Macfarlane states,
is showing n sympathetic interest and
"oinises nction. Other matters she de
sirci to bring directly to the attention
f the public, both for the sake of
the intients In the receiving station
ind for the suke of the public, which
i- being exposed to the worst of all
lisesises by the very men who are be
i ii paid to safeguard the public.
Demand Public Meeting
In a letter to The Advertiser, Mrs.
M :ic f a rla ne says:
I'M it or Advertiser Not being a He
"ihlienn. nor Deinoernt, nor suffragette,
1 fell that I can speak frcelv und with
out tear of misunderstanding as to
motives. At this critical time of poli
tics, the matters hereafter referred to
would be good subjects for all poli
ticians who desire to do the best to
vnrd their country and their fellow
beings to take up for investigation nnd
u demand a public meetinrj of the
bonrd of health at the Ralihi Receiving
station for lepers. As what I have to
speak of concerns the public, such u
meeting should be public.
The isolation of the inmates of the
Kalihi and Molnkni settlements, and
the rules and regulations which hem
Mu m in being so rigid, abuses of au
thority accumulate, and attempts to
correct these abuses are causes for the
' ni nspoitat ion of the. objectors from
Honolulu to Kalnupupa. This impels
me to take this means of reaching the
public on lietinlf of those whose voices
are stilled by the order of their keepers.
Efforts Are Blocked
Abuses there huve been, und correc
turns have been infrequent, while often
efforts made to meet with those charged
with th
i:. .,i .. r ia... ti,nu
direction of the lives of these
m. , i . .1 v.. . . -, . ...
icteil people huve, in my own ex
I .'Hence, lieen Mocked liv obstacle
j plueed in the way. even to the quick
discharge by the board of health of
'lie very sub oftiriitls by whom these
I 'i buses ciiulil be proved.
1 Two serious complaints, but D"t the
I must serious, that have reached uie
I'l-eiitiv are, first, the permitting of
a IImuiiiiiiii national guardsman ia .lap
an.-se by the name or Takahashil to
enter the compound and visit the pa
lients ill their rooms, from there to re
turn to hi camp and fellow- guards
men without being fumigated. Think
of him. probably carrying not only the
dreaded disease back to the thousands
I of bovs in camp here, but, if called
) (,, ,1,,, nerviee in France, perhaps also
srryiiig it to the American aoldiert
there!
Secondly, the passing of money from
the patients to drivers of delivery
wagons, the tame coint bei-g turned
TO PUBLIC
pl ';- "v"'"u "-S-
realization.
into the money drawers of firm to be
circulated publicly without being first
disinfected. Now, in these dayt of pa
per money, when it it not to easy
tn disinfect the money a la the caie
of coins, tnd with the soft paper mon
ey furnishing an admirable way of car
rying the disease around. This should
he immediately stopped.
I'igt tre aiao being (old to the public
that are fed on the refuse from the
lepers' table. "
Are these not matter tor the public
tn have taken up and investigated!
ALICE K. MACFARLANE.
w. ..
SEE TRUE LIGHTS
American Propaganda Is Finally
Showing Its Effect In Com
batting Germanism
XI K XI CO cm , (September 12
i Associated Press' The American pub
licity campaign is showing result in
Mexico. The wide-spread dissemin
ation of fai'ts concerning the war aim
and neeoniplishments of the United
States are, nccording to foreigner long
resident here, bringing about change
of sentiment, which, if not character
izable as love fur Americana, may be
at least be railed respect.
The effect of the Allied black list
I becomes more noticeable dailv. The
(iermnns apparently have much less!
money thiin formerly to spend on propa
ganda. German firm, forced to deal
in hidden vvavs to secure even the
smallest imports from the atates, are
less prosperous. Arrogance of German j
officials and business men in public
places is decreasing. Since it became
known that four members of the Amer- '
ican club, nbme in the building at the 1
time, evicted thirteen Germans who in I
va.ed the clnh, there have been no
Spreading Information
Posters, pnmphlets, road in matter for
newspapers, wnr photographs for win
dow display, daily official cable reports,
rending rooms, moving pictures and au
th.iritHtive statements by American oRl
rials mi international questions, are
nmiiny tlii menus adopted by the Vni
terl Htittrs government to change lang
standing dislike fir Americiius that
tins pi fv n i In! in Mexico.
Thriuili tin's,' various channels the
wnr ii i ii i h ut the I'nitert Htates, its ne
i'.!tiiilislimi'iit.s in the raising nf a hug:
iirniv, the sending of u million and a
half men overseas in rcrortl time, its
ne'iiev fluents in building a merchant
ITIMrtliM 1 1 u f 1 1 1 in i in a i.v i.un.t ! I am. I
the units- of its peoiile, nre beinif
iirmi'ilit tu the attention of the in
tellient Mexii'iut public in a way never
befiir. ut tempted. The campaign also
is having ifs effect on the American
residents who armed with facts and en
eniiraged bv news of American success
es in battle nre doing viiirotts personal
iniMsionary work. y
Hun distortion
A not her elTi'.i ut tin- tinth I'timpuign
is the disclosure of the falcitv of the
reports regarding German's sue
cesses nnd nuns, tor which Teuton pro
. He, nudist are responsible. It has been
shown I hut tin' German papers publish
ed here do not receive the newt -in
the vvm they advertise, that it is taken
f i mil J.v. iner i h n papers snineyled across
the hucdwr at l.iiredo, distorted in the
rewriting and then telegraphed to Oer
man papers in the capital mid other
cil ies.
Outward si.ns of the increase in
l.ro nllv sentiment are thv number of
newspapers seeking (lews reports from
1 .i
A nierice n sources, the amount of snare1
i , . . ... ,
. c;ueii in pe nodical to allied war nrs'i,
the increase iu the number of posters
'li t a t mutilated or defaced, the
additions to the ranks l pro ally pub
lo al. oils ot' iiiiineious new periodicals
and the flowing populaiit;, ..f allicil
mov i 1 1 1 piet in e lilius.
Sentiment Chang et
B
When Piesident Wilson, General
., . ,ii a i v
i '-isiiii,. i ne .iim-iit nu iiaj; mill iiinrr.u
Ann i n un soldiers first apMaared
some time ml'" ou the screen iu a down
town inTdioii picture theater there was
a protest. Recently, in a theater hold
ino more than IIIOII spectators, in a
tour district where ant i American sen
tlineiit has been high, there was nut
a mot nun vvlien virtually the same
chiiiueters lli. kercl on the screen. Ju
f.i t, i ue ardent pro ally MeiicHii to
be lo'iildv pieve'ied from making au
it ii t i German speech.
Accoiilinu to in i ii i ue and smelter
men, reports thut Uermuu interest
are
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buying up huge areas of mineral and
oil lands are quite contrary tn thti
facts. They ussert that German min
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that no ore produced in a German own
ed mine is being smelted.
i nere aiso is a noiireanie hick hi
. ...
uie anri .American satire iu at loriueriy
it ii j ,.irli;
' , , ' .i
........... ....... ..
well known star put on a proullv sketch
ami achieveil some measure of success
with it.
That the German propAnndu leaders
have reuli.ed their nimhinc is slipping
i u .1....... i... th. n ....,!.....;....
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report thnt the niaungeiiieiit ot hi
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! I'nited States, is to be cliHugeil. The
. post has been occupied by Knfncl Mnr
! tine., a deputy, known under the pell
. name ot "Rip Rip," who was elected
to the seriHte at the recent elections.
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