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FOUR HONOLULU STAR-BULLETI Nt .'WKDXERlATtvMARCII 28, 1917. LETTERS " PERSONALITIES' V RILEY H. ALLEN - EDITOR WEDNESDAY.;! ..MARCH 28, 1917. BLOODTOWN AND WAHIAW.V. Wablawa. residents are indignant at the mention of the notorious iIJloodtown', as irt of their neigh borhood. The protest against referring to Wahi aira in bonnet-turn with this foul collection of crib houses; "Wind pigs, ganibling-dives, illicit drag dis pensaries and opium joints. ;'y-V";.v:v;;'r ' Wahpwa the orderiv, the clean, the 'beautiful end the, decent Wahiawa -protests againVt awwhi fioa in public mind with Illoodtown -the disorder 1 v. IbeJiltJir, the.uglv, the ;ndeccnt Bloodtown. AndVahlawa's grievance is justfbut ho long as liloodtjwn is tolei-ated, Just so long will Ualiiawa , Ho long as this den of vice and violeuce and fchajnc is allowed to blot the landscape, m long will it mar the name aud the fame of decent Wahiawa. For jBloodtown, like a ragged, leering, drunken debauchee, sits-' on the very doorstep of Watilawa, and not a man womaa' or chil J can drive into fa'a Liawa tvithouf seeing this horrible thing on the tlil-CKhold. , . t o'-V-'v:;:':; AVithJn the limits of the orlgiiuil Wahiawa tract there is neither disorderliness nor commercial vice, but jusd outside thow limits 'the Hbame.of one of the Tin: TLEinsciTi:. Objection is now made in the house to the prohibi tion plebiscite bilijoii the ground that the legisla ture 'win not JcgIs rote of Ihejieople. .The liquor interests seem particularly imprcKHcd with this tei-hnical; objection, - a fact whlclrh hardly to be wondered at. I Jut it should lie kept in mind that if the plebiscite is called and Hawaii votes "dry," Congress will ..very soon indorse the action, as was .done in the case of-Alaska. :m True t riends uf prohibition, therefore, ouglrt not to object to the plebiscite. . Congress 'would gt a valuable expression of opinion. ; IJegardless of the suspicion of bad faith charged: against the introduction of the plebiscite bill, it is interesting to obsene that the liquor men arc not happy over the prosjiect..; No wonder. The states are fast outlawing King ISooze and his exposed and disgraml political methods, and Hawaii will soon be .marching into the procession whiefc makes up the- "All-white Column." - - : . - THE IIIGHEIt DIPLOMACY. uu lest; resorts the islands have ever tolerated. Whctf f jcncral. Hti-ong told the Men's league at Central Union Church on Monday night that unless iliis resort Is cleaned up he will issue trder forbid ding any of the en listed men frequenting it, he: gave a warning which every .decent citizen must Uoje he! will put; into effect. 7 . : . ,. . (From Dally Fiaancial America.) ; . ',. The great men of Instory were uotvdipIoniat8---diplomats in the sense in which the world is useil today. They liad little use for circumlocution, for mmdalKut methods, for art ful evasion and ambig uous assertion. .Those -of jhc great iiien of his- ton- who were govcrninental or. military servants ous criminal-af-Iarge, wa; anything of the iKHple were direct in their dealings when' ir-ore a direct insult on the feet i .... ,i:. i: i;tin&8 oruie-soiaier'' -who vaa helpless engageu m iuuui-r or u.jrM1Ufretti,.iu7 ,t came to aveneioffuch a slur. SOLDIER DENIES DETECTIVE'S ' . ' ; story N -. Fort Shafteir H. tZ March 21, 13 17. Editor Honolulu Star-Bulletin. , Dear Sir: Seeing that you granted pace for what can rightly be termed nothing betttr than a black-faced lie. in a column on page two of your even ing edition of your paper cn the 2611 Jest, it is the writer's earnest desire to be ghen a similar writenp in, the next available Issue of your, paper. The writer, is the mentioned escaped military prisoner doing six months ii Fort Shafter squad -house, and non other than Prirate Frank Roberts, Co II, 2d Inf.' - . To begin with let us state that f certainly was an boaorable mentiot fcr "Nick." ,when it took - a squad o men In a surrounding formation t place in .custody one man scarcel: fire feet in height and lacking mac: in weight in comparison to this meaa , urement. To get right down to fact.s. "Detec tive Carter personally came to the front door, of the prisoner's home at Kaimukl and asked a small boy If his mother , was at home.. This itself splendid exhibition of "Nick's" de tective ability when the party in search happened to be a person di rectly Inclined toward the masculine gender and who didnot happen to be the father of this boy. Neither was the part-Hawaiian Udy Involved in the matter, a. person who could be eliminated from thisnarra tive, but was the loved, lady-like. legitimate wife by proper marriage In the city and county of Honoluluxby prescribed authorities for perfcrmlng this work, of Private , Frank Roberts, uo. H., 2nd Inf. '- . 3 .: We leave it to common reason and human observance cn the part of the gentle readers of this article as to whether or not this v wrlteup. which prompted Roberts to be such a notori- CANON JOHN USIifSlNK U rrptrll recovering- lowly frvfti Lis rrcvnl tU- nee& v . -r: , MRS. JAMES II. HAKUOUE ami ht" ilaushtrrs . left this morntnic in tl , . (i n A V.. '.A .11, A, I .k.ln. J. O. FIL.VA i listel as a pmiWHitM on botrd Ovrrlmil Limited . train recently delayed by. snow in Wjomingr. He is bound for San .Francisco. said little, but what little they did Bay meant much. As most local residents of this citv jThere wa-1 no misunderstanding of their attitudeVfnaw Is reward of $50 stand- , - ' j.--. . . " - .. . . - ting for the capture and conviction of JJ. A- A t ii f 1 1 A e;ny ana county government uas uueny ianeu tjuo cuauce jur iiuKimvrprciui ion ( vi . yieir iiwriiuiug. a deserter from military service. To dean uf) Wahiawa. Be tlie causewhat it may, the Admiral Dewey will live in history notrbecause! make a long story short we will sUte f ut Is, there, uudetliable monstrous.: And the fur- of bis nrtoiy- over the Srnislt fleet In Manila Bay, 7 mXid S i ll:cr fact is that Bloodtown will not exist in any thing like-itd present condition if the enlisted inen i f the army aie forbidden .to go there. , :'.) The fchamc of Bloodtown is not only VahIaas :.ame,. it is Honolulu's shame. Bloodfown is one j-cat. tirisnasty argument . for the passage of the K-aUel 'abatement by iujunctiou'" bill. .The. sen '.e has'VcaUned "that bilL inranmnnerwhich;is a : y p-i'at iTJTre The senate would al !o w only : j erty'-owiicrs.witbin- a thousand feet of premises plained of to take action through the city or ter--1 ial govern tnrnt. 1 f -this : thatisand-foot;, clause ;c ct;t out, uud the bill should piss, ontragetl . . !.ia wa would rise up and wie the stain of Blood- tbe nia i of Oahu. -'- r- - '- v riill r"!"-,!r:! tvstinMpouYaluajva ted r o:..c hat against Bloodtown but lias of -the protesting which the sit :st :.".(. Let every-; man woman and child fciu a protest, against this'foevs of vice ( .".nd rsend the signed protests to Oeneral v eil as to the mayor -and supervisors. Hut t! :! a i but because lie handled a perilous diplomatic crisis; this bonus, and, you can- be assured '- ' ' 1 . ' - ' -tr' ' 1 lAll.I !i ' ' that ',nhw,,, nl.a - mill" .1An. with consnicuous - success.. , How he handlwl it is. uiai 9? 8 P'ea Vf111 uence any ,, , ,. , . - . nopes ox carter getting a nickel : well known. He allowed no opportunity for mis j. Prom the mlu&ry e of tne gtory coiuvpllon, involuntary or intentional, of his pur- "Detective Nick Carter" is one brave poses. : This took rare courage, but an exhibition Tf0 ' me,V by Sle muc5 . . . t i i i. t snianer than himself, would be forced of determination and courage is often half the bat- j to sit up andlake notice, v. . lie. The !eriiuinsr accustomed in the far places " For the present Carter can' rest but i,f.(!,e caHu:t,.'KtniUg adrant bvister 'K thivat, found Admiral Dewey more, than their , fleers in the service acting a a hoard equal, format Manila Bay! though far from sources of .Investigators, these clippings will " j -i . I be rendered for reference. s of supply and assistance, lie consolidated bis yiO; ;: Freedom f press Js free and so ls tory ' over 1 he- Spanish' i tf - the face of threats and one's1 range and expression jrf opinion. .ivJn.!.Mi Vi,-n ; i,ta War 1,v fi HnMnnn flnor und t' Thanking you, In ;advance for the vJw ? ,u,y"M ... ... .v : V - favor bestowed,-1 anri lipid f lie way open Tor; tne later capi are or t lie city 5)f,Ianil;i y American troops. FRANK ; ROBERTS, . -s OoVII, 2d Int tlib?IdVinimoVe'xor ana ieace win oe oest nuuuiaineu yvnen mg auegeur' - . - . r it J.s.'-UA5i.'i-',t,- Ul 'VThe bark Bell3grrf aafl6d from iortAf- ori vi ecuci auu uuwiuus uiihvuhm,;, ..whu. im ien Tuesday -for San -Francisco. accomplices of deception and falsehood, is dismiss ed as "unworthy of h,uman practise. ; . ' :::::anv 8ELL1XC1 OUT TUBKEY? NO DENIAL OF THIS. The world lias been again shocked by a catalogue of alleged atrocities inflicted' on defeuselesH women -y.is reported again trying to negotiate a aD(i old Incn j-Gertiian soldiers! Germany-indig-; 1 with Russia; this time on terms more nantly denies the allegation; Be;that as it may; -At 5. o'cIck tomorrow afternoon the Matson - flagrshlp Matsonia will , steam for Hllo froni Iier 1. V c , the hlflVS tlian ever before, , hhow $ nno f:wt rlmr hns nH'PrWn flMiiwl ornnolo- ; ration of Berlin's diplomatic blunderers iz( for.; That fact is that German sailors del ib- J in the reported fact that they arc will-rately, and at the direct command of the German la :i i lit Turkey to secure peace with Russia. 20wrnmeht, drowned over two hundred women and i ;tcaoaiy of Poland, a Russian protec- dilldren in the Atlantic Ocean wi te i i Arir.enia and the inteniationgilization of 'I:. are said to be guaranteed Rnssia if i.e . ..rumcnt will call off its sturdy soldiers. If. I : ' . ?ts a protectorate over Armenia t and :: ; i: ; is internationalized, the doom of , jtower is definitely sealed. If Berlin's Mil i iiilQinacy en considers taking the ithout giving them a chance to escape or in any -way trying to rescue a single one of. them. ' Gernany has not only never den icd the fact but celebrated : j t-'y:r'::y 1 ' : r : CITV SALARY-RISING. ?v, The iniard of supervisors plans salary-raising at 4 Al: j from the Ottoman Empire, it will bc mte that totals about $40,000 uyean ' -Tlris proposal jf Turkey. But then, a recent events seems to the Star-Bulletin, to be absolutely unjusti Ocmany is gtmggling wildly for straws ILc All! s letter her. down.- - -.! vj i i:n will the war en d ? The - . .m:s I Am tit i:. g of the present war . is a problem, of t, csjecially so to those who have staked ::"y in war vcntures,dpecting large re ' Icaoe is declared. -. . ; ( ' . ; to strategists and the world's most durance men, the chances of the war 3 car are very good, Lloyd's,, probably firLi in the world whose chief source of qui? :i L.Tivcd frorn premiums on insurance iolb is "tr'aug a chance,, on Insuring businessmen Ll3 losses that are sure to occur if the , ,1. . r :t i :lc: national struggle should be declared off fci-e tLe cud of the year. But Lloyd's, does not v.3 cry c'.anccs that are not the result of careful ' 4.:oLS and to this end is charging 70 per cj?nt ii: ::i. That means, figured out along i better , s. tl .U it is a, gamble of 7 to 3 that the war will i uf. rc 1018. , ; : -1 Ua TriJay Kaneohe School will hold a modest t very interesting -fair, particularly devoted to ; ,virg what children can.do to solve the high cost T livir.' iicd the problem of feeding Hawaii's popu licn iv home and school gardening. Auto par ; -ci:g around the island that day will find it ant to stop at Kaneohe awhile and visit the fair. . it is hoped that'fedcral, territorial and city r. ctulc:-3 of the legislature and other inter 1 it'-ens will inspect tho fair and demonstrate t v inlcrLO1 vhat tLo children are trying to do. ; ' ti' i' a i--t ccacd coed not take all day. ficd. - The city's finances certainlv do not justify it. Some raises 'were due faithfullemplbyes on small salaries, but hot the cutting of a 40,000 melon. How doeii it strike others? ; v;- ; Thomas A. Edison, who gets as much newspaper advertising, as any man couloV want) is now reported to be on top of Eagle Rock at Orange, N .J., where lie is s)ecially; guarded while invents something for the navy, I'erliaps it is for the use of shis on mountain tops.Hart ford Courant , The food brokers say that . thex only, way to' avoid the higli prices is to quit buying. And jby adopting this policy yon can also save the time lost in eating, r Indianapolis News. . ";, V S Berlin explains that positions in France arc being evacuated for special reasons. .The Britisli pursuit is probably one of the very siecial bries.-7Baltimore American, .' v"'-v ;. - . - . - - Repairs to the cracked tail shaft of the Matson steamer Enterprise having been put through In short, order, ' the liner left San Francisco Monday after noon for Hllo. She was ttrcred to the coast by the Lurllne. . j.-. -.. - r-- . .z " - The Matson steamer Lurllne left San Francisco on time Tuesday- afternoon, according to marconlgram Srtoday ' to Castle & Cooke's shipping department. Her cargo is heavy. 5649 tons for-Ho nolulu and 2229. for Kahulul. The u. s. navy collier Orion, an ar rlral here Tuesday from Manila; mor ed from, arnchorajre. to Pearl Harbor early this morning. ; She will probably f take onnkers at the "tiaval Station oeJ lore leaving ior iNorroiK navy yara vim I'ahama, .... .- -. . -' . ". - ':. . - ' - ..-.- " The American-Hawaiian . freighter Mexican will arrive from Pearl Harbor about noon tomorrow, according to the local agency. She will, load 4300 tons of sugar: here and stara about Friday night fof rort Allen.jKahulul and Hllo. V MRS. ROSS DWTEH left' for ' the mainland In the Manoa and her hns band wll leave next week In the Flaarence Ward for Midway Islands. He is connected with the Commercial Pajcific Cable Co. , . . - j V- MRA C, C. SCHEL.L, of Gllroy. Call 'ornia. who la visiting for several" months In Honolulu has written home -erne Interesting letters of the Islands. Some of which have been published'. J PROFESSOR A. H. SA1CE. tie noted authority upon early Egypt. Assyria , nd BabVionia. w ill leave by the Mat-j vnia tomorrow for a short stay at the Volcano. He will consult with Profes wr Jaggar upon matters of mutual In terest and will return to Honolulu early next week. VITAL STATISTICS I v MEXTX)ZA In Honolulu. Feb. 3. lt. to Mr. and Mrs. Juan Mendoza of cor- J -, ner uuna anu jtvukui imis, m bwh Alfred. ------ H1KF In Honolulu. March i7. 1917. to Mr. and Mrs. A. Riff of Kapahulu road and Campbell avenue, a son.. DENIZ In Honolulu. March 24. 19t7. to Mr. and Mrs.' Louis Dentx of 1513 , Luso street,; a .daughter Lillian. . DIED. - - METER In the Queen's Hospital. Ho-nnlulu-March 27. 1917. Mrs. II. R. Mevers of Kalae. JColokal. a natlvaof Ilonolotn. 53 years, 9 months an 7 days old. - '- ... MENIK)ZA In Honolulu, . March Z. 1917, Alfred, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Juan Mendosa of corner Llliha and Kukul atreets. :; 3R0WNS' FRIENDS -' SEND PETITION TO LEGISLATURE school, - Waimea. Kauai. Ifefilatir act.on in accordance Senator S. L. Desha, chairman rof the education committee, 'a willing, to bear any ; person; in ' the L Waimea school case that may come before him but be will not taVe the committee to Kauai to Investigate the refusal, of the departm'ent of public Instruction to reemploy , Mrr. and Mrs. Henry C. Brown, teachers, he stated today. . : The committee has received a peti tion signed by residents of the Gar den Island as foHow8:y;;::Ii.;':;. -"In the interests of justice and the schools cf Kauai, we, the undersigned residents; of the island or Kauai, T R,'.respectfully; request a full investi- sariou rl the aotioifs of the superinten dent find ihe department of public in- ctructicn In ifgard to the dismissal of Mr -find Mrs. Henry C. Brown from IheVWahsea anl with vwr filings in the case. r?. ' Wilcox. Hans Isenberg. wil- llani 1 1 rde Rice, T. randt J. K.' Ka- CimMI.-. W. V. Hardy. I-ranlt; Cojf. Alex. - Lindsay Sr.. w. J, Pereira, w. K, Scbulttev F. II. Alexander A. H. WaWhanHfl.'-W W- Wilcox. E.'-If.."ttr. rnrcadftnu. ' JMr Lyrlgate.-ReT . R Ia;t. H-.Sr.o, At, Ki Ching,Yueiv IV CM'IBIMll, a-. ETA, vu, . v- FOUR BILLS REPORTED n BY, JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Vote to table three house bills and to ' pass : one with an amendment, re stricting It to a. certain extent waa taken today by . the senate Judiciary committee as submitted in. Its report to the senate. . ' The three tabled bills were as fol lows: House Bill 294, proposing that right to serve writs and processes be allowed to private persons; House Bill 207,' proposing that a person charged with a .misdemeanor who has given ball and is represented by an attorney need not appear at a trial; House Bill 248, proposing that If an employe re covers judgment against an employer he may get attorney s fees. House Bill ZOS, relating to functions Of clerks in district 4 courts, ; passed with an amendment to trim down its powers -.vA" ; ""..;- -v.- ."t:?7 . A I Mil II C 1 Sticks of JVrigley's Gum Were Sold : Thru Paid Publicity, o X-' 1 ff Business Started in n - small wav lias tlovel - oihnI to h i 1 1 i o ii s in protluct aiitl millions in; money, by the aise of Paid Publicity.' " 'fJE v e r y Day brings new-, evidences of the power of PaiiF Publicity, backetl up, of eourse, with a comiK'tent and airressive sales campaign.-. ; From Shoe Strings to chewing gum, Paid Publicity ". exerts a 6wer for greater business. ' ; - ' fl1 The Results are an example and an inspiration to one who seeks bigger business ' --..-''r. ..'v. " -. - - i ." V- ,y . -- . Paid Publicity Gets Businc ss.- ;Tiie.net,paid circulation of tlie YJpCl s jl -M-r . a. Februarv 22 'it:' was HOUSE COMMITTEE : WILL PAY USUAL VISIT TO M0L0KAI V : There la Bo disposition on the part of the house of representatives to abandon this year the customary trip to Molokat settlement ; j: 't - Thla,dos not mean, hpweverr that all the memters of - the house will make the, trip, but the committee on police; health and military. Is going to U.e island at an early date. It was definitely announced today. . 'i "We are going to' go and there no getting around it," aaya Chairman Evan da SUva, "We have got to make the trip. .-' . . :r": . . K' .- . s No date for the' departure"' of the military committee -.has yet ben' an. nounced.-;. v'. y '. Several measures "relating dlrectry, to Molokai are now before the. house, but the military committee probably wilt make the trip for investigation purposes only and not to make in quiries ' about bills A petition has co ire to the house asking that the Ha waiian - Band accompany any legists tire body that visits, the. settlement : I but whether thlSreQuest will be com Is 1 plied with 1s not known.. ' ; ' r ; I Sugar awaltlns; shipment on-Kaoal is reported, today, by -.the , la ter- Island steamer Manns Ixa- to be as follows, by plantations and bars: Makee, 43.&30; Gay & Robinson. 28.9C1 :. Kllauea. 8500; Kekaba, S58; Grove Farm. i07. . The commissioner ibf H?nthousesJ)a sent notice to mariners here that oh or about May 1 the Colombia, River, light vessel -will be mbvedUo a point -about one and ne-eihthtinlles' 110 degrees true - from Its - present, position, and moored 35 fathoms -of water on the main channel range line.-The -notice is dated March 7 and tomes from Wash, tngton. . .' :. - . - . - . . -. i - : - - j Radio advices received by C. Brewer & Company today from the Oceanic liner Sierra say she lias on board four first cabin and two second cabin pas sengers for Honolulu -and 7 bags of mall. .She will have plenty of passen ger room out., but her cargo- space available for freight out for San Fran cisco Is only ISO toes. . -- Mail for Canada. : Europe, -with the exception of the Tectonic Allies' coun tries and all the United States except California. Nevada and Arizona, will be despatched by the Canadian-Australasian liner .Niagara Friday about -noon. the .railway mail service announced today. A full despatch for all the states will be made by the Great Northern, 23,000; Punaluu. 11.785. which steams for San Francisco- at 10 a. ra. Tuesday. ; . - . . ' " " Bringing 20 cabin and 8.1 deck pas sengers the, Inter?lsland- steamer Ma nna Loa arrived at 4:53 this morning from Kauai ports. She brought as freight 4490 bags of LJhue Plantation sugar, 1000 sacks, of Grove Farm. 20 bags of coconuts. 10 bundles of hides, three crates of chickens, three cases .of eggs and 50. sundries. ' ' . -The British freighter W'alhemo.. own ed by the Union Steamship Company of ' New Zealand, owners or the - Ma kura and Nlagara.is several days over due with, a cargo of 5000 tons of coal for the Inter-Island from Newcastle. She should have arrived Sunday. The Inter-Island has a barge laden- with 200Q tons -of coal now en , route from Comox. B. C. which . port I the barge left last ; Friday. , towed ' by a , Hlnd Rolph tuf. - ' ; Sugar reported awaiting shipment on the Big- Island, by plantations and bags. Is as follows, according to Purser Mitchell of. the Mauna Kea: Olaa, 47. 20; Walakea. 19.000: Hawaii Mill. 3100; Hilo Sugar, 28.900; Onomea. 21.438; Pe peekeo. "17.000; Hononui. 14.500: Haka lau. 36.957: Laupahoehoe. 25,221: Kai wlkl, 19.397; Kukaiau. 10,477; Hamakua miii. i7,siu; aaunau. ijwi;iionoKaa, f j It's. Incky for- sonie f us "proud descendauts of earlv wltmiarforebears.that tbey didu't fun against a literacy- test;" on tlieir arrival here. -Boston Traveler. - ' 'v''.': " vy - y": There is soine reason to think that the American eagle is capable of emitting otlicr notes besides the familiar twitter of alarm.- Chicago News. " Stop, Look, Listen ! May be your salary 1 will be the next to aviate. ; " "-y' " ; Speaking about preparedness : ever have to get ready? J, : hen did T. R. . . . - - - ' :- .. The beautiful former Daggett properly on '12th Ave. Well planned double vailed house. Superb, comprehens ive view. lacres land, orchard, etc. One of the finest homes m;Kaimuki. -r r ;;; .?- :-, - Gua W:--; f) REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT Telephone, 3688 ; i v -; Stangenwald Building fi r IS...irL-- r f 3. , HONOLULU REAL ESTATE 3 sightly location Q estates; V - r - 'l The f person r looking "lorra 'suitable locaticixr f oi ;..'aa; rof unusual desirability in either of the propertied ' -I: :v ;1. Large lot near Eohala Beach,; front- ' r ing the -water. A most wonderful ; - ; - 1 ' J ; . ocean outlook . . .. . .'. '. . . $15,000 : ''-v' ' 2. Property of two-thirds of an acre . near Punahou. , Large 2-story house. v Grounds highly improved. $10,000 :r - r Phon for an appointment, 3477; '4;: ?J; Phone 3477 Fort St. L E BEASIE, SECT CSAS. O. HZXSZ2 JX TA8. 3 in In IiighesC grade at popular prices SeeJ our iarge stocks A4 v VIE1RA JEWELRY CO., 113 Hotel SLtcar Fort Henry Vaterhouse Trust Co., Ltd. FOR S A LE : J.'.Tv'o Desirable Lots 'viit . -V- r ' . . .- - - t, - . $750.00 and $1150.00. .-Cash or instalments. 3?M W a ehry Vaterhouse Trust Co., Ltd. Cot. Fort and Merchant Sts. Bonoluln,.X H. c ' ' it l1!