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HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, TITURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1014.
JUDGE COOPER IS m mlnm mn mn mm DUET H. ALLEN EDITOR MAYOR J. J. KERN ia at home to day. He is reported to be ill. MEXICO FORCING WAR THURSDAY APRIL 23, 1914 'many problem among thoughtless printers ami; - la thoughtless public, but it represents a stand- inun -inn jtiiMiHrr fjrear timuj trno tx nor .aril of efhetenev, ami a fair return on lalor, perfectly tutivtv inlh Imnxclf. Lwell. material ami eapital investl. (mscHe!itly it i-annot fail to sueewl. In theeity of Los Anjji'les thestamlanl costing .VKtem is very generally in use. This is partly. Rapid development on the Mexiean wene of due to the exeellene of the system and much action go to prove that th United State is to, more to the fart that the printers an' thorough liave on experienw? in real warfare with Mexi-! luiiis men, and therefore refuse to be used as can troops. We hall know in the next few days community footballs. A typical demonstration ENTHUSIASTIC IN REGARD PALMYRA MRS. WILL J. COOPER of Haiku. Maui, arrived this morning by the Claudine for a short visit with friends in thb city. I whether the WaKon in which Mcxiciin rcfniLirH'f how it works is furnished in a recent Los . - r -- 1 have reeiivl is nnv uinfch for tbe rHir1i nTid'gel ready, Keif con tained and confident American. Of the result we have no doubt Judging from the brief cables of the morning, es journal which publishes the following let ter. We commend its perusal to the men of this town who spend money like drunken sailors when tiiiraired in some ntcrchaiidisimr or com- , - ....... ........ . ' i iiiuuui jiu jorcvu im issue in onier 10 iiniiei wr uiKiiin, nm u un nwiuu- ERNEST G. RAAS, for the past sev eral years affiliated wliu the B. F. Dil lingham Company, is to leave shortly for Mexico, he having resigned his po sition with the firm yesterday. U. C. PETERS, pastor cf the Christian church, will leave Honolulu May 6 for a two months' trip to the ccast Mr. Peters will visit as far east as Cincinnati. Following his re turn, steps will be taken toward the erection cf the new Christian church in Punahcu. Mexico, and having accomplished the union heja-"Xv man to is preparing to meet the Americana lef ore they!c,,t quotatioi are read Viand afieinnt to drive them out. iMiV'jolm : is successfnljlt will be a Kufprise to this count iy a iuL also the signal for full fledged aggressive war. : . V' A y'-y : yy:; y',: Incidentally,; is it not remarkable that the rnsidentsTof our country who have fought the l anlest to prevent' war, are the ones who have vn driven into it r c ; ' ''- run about town getting fifteen ions on lollar-aml-a-lialf irmtinir i ! CilRAl, RAIieOADS AKO B1UAII $ 1 1 awn i i has a vi tal interest i n the canal tolls I i cussion now before Cmgress. On Uie face of it, the advantages we should naturally gain from ist wise protection for American ships through tie canal would be the exact amount of the tolls, . :ul if this protc-ctloa is not given, we shall be at ; ' e mercy -of the railnwds, Thm j the: way Vdlicr'a Weekjy lelieves the average man' sizes it. up, and it therefore proceeds to argue that '.'.6 danger is not so greiit as might be supposwL It Fays : : .. ; ; . .w,;- ,,v..--"v;:; -;- ;,:" Mr. Shelby Swett of Washington thlnlu repealing cf th free-tolla law will "burden the people ot this ' country with un Justifiable f re lght ; rates in the in terest of the Pacific railways. , This seems so true ca the surface, that it is; rather laughable ta find Low absurd it is" beneath the skin almost as' absurd cs Champ Clark's champings about theTailways' alii- cnce wlth Great Britain and President Wilson. Of c o urse the canal tolls of $1.25 a ton 'will make : no I.Terence whatever; in railway ; rates, " Water 'rates : average about three-quarters of a cent' per, tra-mil$. H At this rale the average on cross-continent freight ' ly rail cannot be 'cut to 'less 'than something like V;' 1 22.50 per ton. By the canal the ships could carry t!.e traffic for a third of that sum and make money. . It ii perfectly obvious that the toll of 11.25 on the i hJps tonnage cannot : enable the railways to com-"l lete At alL As a matter-of . if act, tbe Railways wilL- r.ot try to compete by cutting rates. All the freight hlch Is t adapted to . water transportation will go r ty water if there are free wharves and independent , thips to accommodate It. The tolls discussion is a red herring across the railway trail, and tends to.:, tlorken counsel . .When the railways 'make the at-4 tempt to beat the canal traffic, if they ever do, rest assured they will not do it in any such Insane man-? r.cr as by the cutting of railway rates down to within 51.25 of the competitive water rate. They will have c trick worth two of that . ' v Collier's argument may Ih wrrect in its rela t Ion to an, American ship competing fwith an Ai:ierican.railroa(l.v':t: WS-;;;;?;-" Hut what about the American snip and Amer- i can shipper com pet i ng with the; foreign; ship ; ml foreign shipprj with a difference in cost of pcratioQ ,of U) per crat a gainst the Aiiierican? Thenwhat of 'the American producer who is iorcecLto transport his product in an: American hip and dace It on the market in competition vith foreign product, which has all the ad v;iu tages of the cheapest foreign transportation ..lid free American canal tolls. ll .!V?. ' That is the situ at ion HaSa i i faces; with free ( anal tolls and free sugar. We believe no one will deny, that ODper :ent of our "aidvantages" ; ire concrete disiulvantag(s. Furthermore the country and- the adnunistration party will be lieve it, when; they get settletl down to a calm liguring uninfluenced by, temporary prejudice. r LOS ANGELES AND PEISTKQ COSTS Everyone knows the printer's business. J?o well is this estaldished that the "average man when receiving a quotation on a two-dollar-;tnd-a-half piece of work, immediately responds. "Oh, that s too high, and forthwith goes to an other printer and asks him to do the same work Ik Iow cost Hut times are chaugiug-rn the mainland. The printers of the country; realizing that "Dear Sir: We wish to compliment you on your ability to determine the correct price of a piece of printing. . Your ability must have been gained by -a great many years of experience in the printing business as we have been engaged in this work for over 20 years and freely admit that we cannot cor rectly judge the price of any job until executed in our plant Oar cost system gives us the accurate cost of every Job that goes through our office, and we depend absolutely on it The printers of Los Angeles meet once a month for educational purposes, and I am sure they would be pleased to extend an invitation to you to address them t one of our regular meetings, as I am. con fident you could enlighten us alt " 5 "We showed you our cost sheet and every cus tomer is gladly shown the cost sheet on any of his .work. Jf you can prore that it cost us 1 cent fess,. we will gladly receipt our Invoice, as by such proof we would be able to learn something that would be worth much more to us than the amount of . the bill rendered. - -: . . "You say our cost sheet means nothing whatever . to, you, and that you consider it poor argument' on our part to try to impress you with the fact Qlat we . even dropped our profit on the Job. We would hate to think that you guess at the selling price of your ; merchandise, without knowjng what it cost you, and as for showing our customers he cost of goods, we - note that you, as well as other merchants, always mark cost with characters, so that your customers can have no Idea of the profits you make. : "It; would be interesting to the writer to know just what the $60.00. suit his wife recently purchased ' from your store cost you. In this connection we might say that we; have spent $5.00 with you for every dollar that you have paid us for printing. We now hesitate to make- further purchases from your ' store, for if your selling price is figured according to ? the way you estimated on our printing, we. know you must be losing money on each article sold, and " we would dislike to be a party to such a transaction. "Referrlng-fto your cost calculation on the job in -question- you overlooked one Important operation, that. of folding. Perhaps In your printing experience folding costs nothing. This would be a good point . in Vtror Anf In r vrttrv f ollr at tKa ti1nf an' mAttin rr o :- "in conclusion we wish to state that as long as we; continue to do printing,- we will invoice ajecord ; ing to our cost1 determined by a ystenf that has been proven correct not only here, but all over the V United States. Some printers in Los Angeles may perhaps do your printing at any price you wish to - dictate, simply because they dont know what their , product- is costing them.? - . Governor Goethals' announcement that the ca iial will take a battleship through to the other side may have had much to do with the change of the Presidential policy from the power of pa tience to the big stick. tolLLiNTLlvKS MAYOR FERN: I am a Demo crat still. And if you dont believe me you can wa!t and see at the next election. J. H. FISHER: My reafon frr withholding the 34 merchandise li cense claims from Goo Wan Hoy will be stated to the supreme count tomorrow. PAUL SUPER: More -than 500 members of the Y. M. C A. are going to attend the annual meeting of the association. It will be the biggest gathering cf association men ever held in this city. SPENCER BOWEX: What is t- be dene with unemployed persens who, when offered good jobs, refuse to take them? Is the Associated Charities to gohead with its policy cf feeding these persens? A. L. C. ATKINSON: It was only after a hard fight made by a delega tion of plantation laborers that the collecion cf 25 houses at. the Puuloa camp at Honolulu Plantation was saved from destruction by firs yes terday afternoon. The men and wo men are entitled to much credit for their prompt action in the protection cf property. J. J. WILLIAMS: If Col. Charlie Ziegler was the first one of the Ha waiian national guard officers to vol unteer for Mexico it was only a repe tition of what h did 36 years ago. At that time, when there was trouble theratened with Mexico, Ziegler was the. first , man of Co. B, 2d regiment, San Francisco, to put down his name to go. I know, for I was a member of the sams company ..Mv,. ..,What.are'thepeople of Honolulu doing in the cause of decreasing the number of saloons that grab the money of hundreds of workmen, Wfore they reach the. fishmarket and buv food? Live war news service and live local news ser vice given in the Star-Bulletin prove the old Honolulu adage that in the evening newspaper you get all the' news of that same day. Every dispatch from the Mexican waterfront and border makes the niafl in the ranks take up another notch in his belt and get ready for action. War or no war the course of events will in crease the national interest in the .Star-Bulletin's HWaii Panama Canal edition. Commissioner Williamson bv his stead v re fusal is each day arousing increased interest in the Field .inditing report. . Speaking of Secretary Daniels' order against John Barleycorn in the navy, the men lehind the guns don't want and don't take John Barley corn with them when they have their eve on theirs is a manufacturing business have organ-' tho slShr anrt ,,aml on tlu trigger izetl for the purpose of establishing for their en lerprise a standard cost finding system. The principle is to establish in the printing manufac- Wheu microscopic flaws receive more atten tion in the post mortem than bold relief achieve tory tlie same exact knowledge of hour cost that ment, the man that has performed arduous and prevails in uiuer.jiuvs urmuuMn . imseitisn service may be pardoned if ht This is not being done without encountering eludes to give the other fellow a chauce. con- COMPANY B,N. G. H.;v POSSESSES UNUSUAL I ATTENDANCE RECORD . V ,- V-' Company B of the National Guard, f which Paul Super is captainr bad i rather remarkable drill last 4 night; - r mar table from the point of riewof ttend&nce. With a total strength: of 1, but two men were absent without - re P4 L. Carter and, .Walter Mc- Elwee. Five men were absent with leave, two' of these being absent from the city and one on the sick lost. It i6 doubtful if this record for at tendance has been equalled in the guard for many years. Company B won the shield offered by Wichman & Company to the guard company hav ing the best attendance at drill dur ing January, February and March. E. C. Wilder, engineer in the de partment of permanent survey of the city and county, has resigned from his position, his resignation having been asked for by L. M. Whitehouse, city and county engineer. Wilder has been with the . engineering d?partment for about three years. Retrenchment is given as the reason for resignation. It is stated that Whitehouse plans to run the department with two in place of three engineers. Wilder goes out the first, of the montht PROMOTION COMMITTEE WILL ADVERTISE THE 1914 KAMEHAMEHA DAY With a view to giving prominence to the celebration of Kamehameha Day, which will be observed June 11, the Promotion Committee is sending to railway, , steamship "and tourist agencies throughout the United States circular letters In which are con tained the details of the proposed pa geant The committee is sending this letter at the request of the joint com mittee of the officers of the various Hawaiian societies, recently chosen to take charge of the affair. The letter follows: "During the days of the monarchy the 11th of June was the great an nual holiday throughout Hawaii Nei. For a number of years past, however, the general observance of the day has practically ceased. The leading Hawaiian societies have again taken ud the matter and are preparing to celebrate June 11th this year (1914) in a noteworthy manner. "Prior to the holiday the statue of Kamehameha In front of the judiciary building will be regilded and draped to be unveiled the mornfng of .lune 11th. when it will be surrounded by 100 stalwart Hawaiians in the garb cf old time warriors. A large and in teresting procession of Hawaiian so cieties and school children accompan ied by a strong guard of Pa-u riders will march to the statue where Hawai itn songs including Aloha Oe, Hawaii Pcnoi and others will be sung by many hundreds of voices. Following the unveiling the crowds will gather in the palace grounds to listen to or ations on Kamehameha the Great and his times. Thousands of Hawaiians are expected to be present. It will, in tact, be the greatest gathering of old Hawaiians seen in many years. In the afternoon there will be a splendid ly arranged pageant at the seashore in Kapiolani. park representing the ceding of the Island of Kauai by King Kamaualii to Kamehameha. Old court Jurist Returns from Island Do main Reporting Land of Beauty and of Ptenty Enthusiastic over the beauties and resources of his island dominion, Judge Henry E. Cooper arrived home yesterday from Palmyra Islands after an absence of about five weeks. With him came also the two other members of bis party, his son, Francis D. Cooper, and D. Howard Hitchcock, the artist All are deeply tanned from exposure to sun and weather, and all are In the best of health and spirits. The voyage in Judge Cooper's schooner, the Luka, was a most en joyable one, both going and coming. "We had beautiful weather and fair winds all the way , said the Judge this morning. ."And the return trip was the same until a few days ago, when we wera becalmed off Kauai. We finally got wind and made Wa mea, where we left the schooner and returned to Honolulu by steamer. The Luka will be brought up to Honolulu tonight or tomorrow by Capt Elmer E. Piltz, navigating cfilcer of the ex pedition." It had been the intention of Judge Cooper to leave a colony of-some 20 Tahitians on Palmyra to develop the resources of the little group, hut thl3 plan was changed, partly - by reason that It was found that tho schooner would be short-handed for the return without them. However, it Is atUl his intention to carry out the coloni zation scheme. On Just what scale this will be done will depend upon the results of laboratory . - tests of samples of phosphate- Jrock "U'fclch were brought back for analysis., 'The islands seem more beautiful and interesting than every," declared Judge Cocper, In telling ; about his trip, "and this time we had more op portunity to make a better survey and inventory of the resources than be fore. We spent ,12 days on the isl ands, and we brought back with us several barrels of fish . and a cargo of cocoanuts, many of which are sprout ed and read for planting." . D. Howard Hitchcock is most ven thusiastic In his description of the beauties of the little Island group. He made a large number of sketches of still life and feels that he has been able in large measure - to reproduce the unusual coloring of the land and ssa. He was particularly Interested In what he calls the "luminous col ors" to be found there. ; - The Palmyra group, which Judge Cooper purchased a few years ago, is 995 miles to southward from Hono lulu. It- is said, to be rich in copra, and it is believed also that- the phos phate deposits will prove valuable. ANOTHER CONCERT TO TO BE GIVEN ON YOUNG SATURDAY EVENING Another concert of the series which has gained such popular favor since Its Inauguration, wiU be given on the roof garden of the Young Hotel Sat urday evening, commencing at 9 o'clock. Prof. Carl Miltner and his orchestra will play, and the following program has been arranged: March Le Pere de la Victoire L. Canne Overture Die choene Galathe..... ! F. V. Suppe i Waltz La Belle Roumalne "J. Ivanovicl Selection Girlies ..von Alstyne Mexican On the Mesa Grande ... Louis Maurice What the Pond Lilies Whispered.. M. Beets Selection II Trovatore Verdi. Sketch A Coon's Dream of the Past -Middleton a. Salut d'Amour E. Elgar b. Chacone Aug. urant Selection Mrry Widow .Franz Lehar Waltz Violets F. .Waldteufel March The Banner von Blon New Pins The especially desirable ones arc the V.shaped Bodice Pins, in Gold. Wichman & Co. Jewelers ' -. . ; " ' T FOUR INDICTED BY THE . TERRITORIAL JURY Four indictments were brought in yesterday afternoon by the territorial grand jury, which was in session from 2 until 4 o'clock. Floyd Heaton. was indicted for stealings a motorcycle said to have been the property of John O'Brien. He is charged with larceny In the first deeree. Louie Vannettl was held for a statutory crime. Katie Lee, col ored, for assault and battery with a weapon, and James Luka with assault to commit robbery. The grand Jury is expected to meet again next Wednesday afternoon. i- Suez Canal' Improvements Improvement cf the; present facili ties of the Suez canal, with provisloa for larger shlpa will. It Is expected, be completed itt,1918-l$,;according to the engineering supplemdit -of the London Times. The company has power to raise in bonds l sum of $30, C00.000. ; vU' The maximum permissibly draft cf ships using the canal was 24.4 feet in 1870; la 1890 ships drawing 25.4 feet could make the passage; and : during the following 24 years i the increase has heen at the average rata of about one foot 'every sir years,"' thus bring ing the maximum! draft authorized to 29 feet ,. ?f?j&:Z: The latest scheme makes provision for a depth of 40 feat throughout' and for, a widening up to 196 feet 8 inches in the south section,' and the cutting of an appropriate number cf sidings in the " north; and central , sections, where s? minimum width of 147 feet 6 Inches Is believed to be sufficient for Dining-Cr, Economy I scenes, customs and games will af ford a brilliant entertainment a pic ture cf Hawaii in the beginning well worth journeying many thousad miles j to see. The day's events will close with a grand Holoku ball. You will do well to note this event in your list of Im portant happenings for the year 1914 and if you are after any business with Hawaii it would pay you to transmit copies of this circular letter to all your agents. We have no hesitation in saying that Thursday, June 11th, 1914. will be a red letter day in the annals cf Hawaii." If a man isn't apprr?ciated by his j wife's relations it makes him feel al ' most as bad as he. does when he finds a dollar bill on the sidewalk. FOR RENT Manoa Valley, 3 bedrooms, furnished $75.00 Manoa Valley, 2 bedrcoms. furnished - $49.00 Beretania St.. 4 bedrooms, furnished.. . . $85.00 Tantalus, 3 bedrooms, furnished $45.00 Nuuanu Valley. 2 bedrooms furnished $60.00 Anapuni St., 3 bedrooms, unfurnished $40.00 Manoa Valley, 3 bedrooms, unfurnished $60.C0 Walkikl Beach, 4 bedrooms, unfurnished $60.0) Auld Lane, 3 bedrooms, unfurnished $16.00 Aloha Lane, 2 bedrooms, 'unfurnished $17.00 FOR SALE Big Snap A home in Palolo Valley within 6 minutes' walk of carline. Lot has frontage on two roads. Area 1 acres. Servants' quarters, stables, chick en yards. Owner anxious to sell and will sacrifice. Guardian Trust Co., Ltd., 205 Bank ol Hawaii Building, The navj department has been ex perimenting with th plan of operate ins Its owa dlningar service when transporting drafts of men by ralL and with. such -satisfactory results that this plan will h followed . here- over; considerable distances. It has noM rminn v n m r. i us ufiisi iiiitua. rui feed ft own men better than was the case under the old arrangement with i rnilnraiita nil .t mnjddfTA.hIV less cost . Th food Is prepared in a -tourist kitchen car, which Is simply a regular touristy sieeper who iwa sections removed and a : large coal range Installed In their place. The remainder ci inw tiu'ueu cax is useu as a sleeper.. A table is provided for each sleeping section on the train and the bluejackets are fed in their own sections. Between " meals the tables . are removed or oay ; be used, by the men in reaamg, wriuns or caru. pajr-, U v ' . TVl V 4 V t, ' a Aan vem an t thai rw. ular seagoing routine can ' be follow. p d whM m as I is rr rf carvan mm mess call Is sounded by the bugler. ' Is sounded, while taps' is sounded at r Dr.; E. V. Wilcox of the U. S. ex periment station will speak at the Young Men's Christian ; Association this evening on the problems of .smalt faming in-Hawaii. -lie has given of marMting produce and he will tell , this evening of "How -' the Farmer the. requirements of the immediate- fu ture, Engineering Record. . ;' . : ; - - of 6 rooms, 50x90 lot, well Improved'' with lawn, shrubs, trees ; modern - con- ' . . venlences C instailsd In-f house; pric-';-:rf: 'y. 4250 : ' v- j ..- : . -:; r- 'l :' I ' iV. Fort, bet King WATCHES BEST TERMS. BEST GRADES VB2ffi a JEWELRY CO., Ltd. ; 115 Hotel St " Waterhouse Trust" For Sale Manoa Valley We have for sale a deEirable residence property in Manoa Valley. Situated on high ground. It commands an uninter rupted view of Diamond Head and the sea as well as a view of the Manoa hills. The lot is spacious, 100x200, well improved with trees and shrubs. The house L of two stories and contains three (3) bed rooms. Price and terms vu application. "Waterhouse Trust" Fort and Merchant Sts.