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HONOLULU STAB-BULLETIN TUESDAY,' JULY 17, 1917.
RILEY H. ALLEN EDITOR Tl'ESIUY JULY 17, 1917. Hollweg, The Sacrifice German y' press, Under the hand of the military masters and the ere of the military censors, has repudiated von Bethmann-Hollweg. Under orders to explain to the people his dismis sal from office, and to give the appearance of there- ktw .-w-w - T " bitterly attacking the late chancellor. They are blaming on him Germany's military reverses, poli tical misfortunes and economic burdens. ; What grim commentary it is on Germany's plight that the papers now call Hollweg to account for the war with the United States ! The Vossiche Zeitung declares that the chancel lor "played & double game with the United States During the months when the United States strove by every honorable means to avert a break with Ger many: tolerated deniance of international law; suf fered insult; bore malicious plotting and dangerous ' t-.!. fhu ima ihtk Herman nress had no praise too high for the chancellor and his conduct vf rfininmflW exchanges with America, Then all the blame was America's. Then all the flouwe game i t nri.A- il Ka vavwmftkintr trSR AmeT- WBa AluCtlva S iucu m mw -p Sea's. The Vossiche Zeitung and the other organs of Kultur accused President Wilson of duplicity; f "nlnrinff taut and loose with the destinies of great i n rrhMr nnhM iho1t onvwraraent and their JIWJIiCB. A O-' !1a now. because Hollweg carried out German ... w ImaIaI w w m a Jtw-eaiww it n rn 1 wrt in. " " - policies ana sougui tu wiui; r-'-- fixt v t. (,Mt.n fiA wheel of war and Inter im Win. UB IB iltUUU . - - . ' a J L! bAWML national politics, "tfone so poor xo ao uuu ence." . - '. . .... , m wm A 1- v Faint Eiimme rings i encuuragucMv , lies may oe seen in uw wawtwi Hollweg. The keynote of this attack is that Holl weg prevented Germany from advancing toward neace. Terhaps the government knowi that peace Af'nMmn.n vieorr it Inevitable and Is prepar ing for early -concessions; by dismissing, Hollweg -and thus : offering the piauswie cxpum-uwp u Uollweg has stood in the way of peace. : " AtL OAHU SHOULD" BE "DRY." ' "Bootlegging" and operation of fbliftd pign will nn K ifftnned until all Oahu is "dry." The quickest way to make , Oahu dry is . to. pro claim it' a military area within which ' Uquor and vice must not berate and. the president Is am pijjustifledl'n anx BicCt(?P "may take by the plain; uexaggeratef acts that somewhere'ome Low, ioldiera '"on OihUare beiiigupplicd ivitji Uqupr in large quantitieaV , ) ; The civilians, engaged in the dirty and illegal traf fic with the men in uniform are more to blame than those in Uncle SamV service Salobnmen ofthe be tcr clas , those whbberve ' thi stringent rules of the license commission,, know that the bootlegging and blindpigging, is a - ceaseless menace to their bTisiness.f The law-breakers are making it Impossi bio for the law-observers, long to continue selling liquor. ' : J , , v , ' - : : - .. ; So Honolulu citiren can walk about the streets at night on upper Fort street, Vineyard, Eukui, School, King street west of the ;Nuuanu stream, Dowsett lane, and other such-sections without soon rceing that somewhere, somehow liquor '; is being E'jtinlied the soldiers in suQcient quantities to pro duce welWefined ags In, other. words, the order against selling liquor :;to men fin Uncl6 SamV uni form" is not effective in preventing them from get ting "booze.- v ' ; . ' . . : '7 There are tw6 good reasbnsrwhyall Dahu should be maderdry One Is that the community cannot exist lawfully half-wet .and half-dry.: In a small, self-centered community such as 'Honolulu, it is dis criminatory, it is unjust, that civilians may go frejely, boisterously and often drunkenly in and out of saloons while thesbldler must stay outside,' The second reason is that the uresent svstem is abso lutely ineffective. Its i not accomplishing the pro- tective purposes lor wnica it was aesigneo. GETTING AT THE SPIES. Lord Xorthcliffe has with accustomed aruteness put his finper on one weakness in democratic gov ernment concerning its effort to keep military news from Germany the private cable message. What i printed in the newspapers rarely if ever nowadays affords any real information to the enemy, though such information may irritate the encrusted old bureaucrat, Northcliffe points out, in effect. Xorthcliffe said in a recent interview : "The cable censorship of private and commercial messages presents the greatest difficulty. "It would be easy for a well-informed spy to cable to a neutral country a few domestic or business phrases conveying news of priceless value to the enemy. Spies who have been caught, tried and shot In England hare usually been found In possession of what appear to be business codes. "People are much too prone to consider the news paper leak, which is open to all eyes, and not to con sider the private cable leak, which Is the really deadly one. "Power to open overseas mail, such as is possessed by the British government. Is also essential. "Newspaper censorship Is a comparatively simple matter, helped as It is by the good win of the news papermen themselves, who in Great Britain frequent ly help the censor. "Newspaper censorship In England Is effected through the channel of an institution known as the Press Bureau. The story of Its early eccentricities is best forgotten. It has now, as one of Its heads, Sir E. T. Cook, formerly one of our leading newspaper editors. All war news passed through this central es tablishment Technical army and navy matters are referred by the press bureau to experts. Delays oc cur, but delays are part of the war. The commander-in-chief In the field. Sir Douglas Halg, has supreme control of all news sent out by the correspondents . with his armies. There you have censorship at a glance. "Democracies are entitled to the fullest news of their soldiers and sailors. The war correspondent is no longer regarded as a nuisance, as in the early days of the struggle. He Is looked upon as a valuable ally, tad Is so treated by the British and French armies. "We have found that the more news, the fewer ugly rumors. Press comment is invaluable to democratic government. The newspaper focuses the ideas and 5 suggestions of millions of watchful minds. It of en affords valuable pointers to government departments. Its criticisms suggest and stimulate. The recent strug gle for the reeetablishment of a free press in Great Britain has restored liberty of expression to patriotic writers. Th systematic publication of the news, good and bad. is a means of giving confidence to the govern ments of democracies." The English publisher told of the casa of a Ger man spy and his accomplice posing as traveling salesmen for Hutch cigars, various brands of cigars representing various kinds of ships. This recalls the local instance of the German named Wehde, wno passed in Honolulu as a businessman rjarticn- larly interested in flowers who had Dursued his harmless hobbies in the Orient. He was arrested here charged with complicity in the India Dicta and fihicago for indictment That his sudtjos- eq interest in natural history masked his intrigues is tne accusation. Press reports say former Queen Sophia of Greece was seasick on the journey into exile. This is puz sling , when the fact is recalled that she" has been rocking the boat of state in the near 'east for many months. New York World. The government hasn't figured out yet how much the first Liberty Loan was oversubscribed; but, of course, time must be taken out now and then to let, the treasury department adding machines cool off. Indianapolis Kews. THE VOLCANO MARATHON. Latest among the sports . features which will bring fame and valuable advertising to Hawaii is K "VftlMnn Marathon Thia nroW ha nlrpftdv been recve with Wd CTppori in Hiio and has attracted the favorable' attention of the Hawaii Pro motion Committee, to the extent that the committee 1$ giving the Volcano Marathon plenty of space in its publicity articles sent to the mainland. ' Originated by Owen Merrick, sporting editor of the tarBulletin , the idea has a much wider appli cation than merely in the field of sports. It has the avor;of international appear ;suchas tstt of the Olympic games marathon. A decade and a half ago the revival of the Olympic games modified to suit twentieth century track and field athletics started a great series of International, contests. Duke Ka hmarnoku at Stockholm put Hawaii on the inter national sporting map, with; his : victories I in the trimming events. Now Hawaii is to be further ad vertised by the relay races from Hilo to the very rim of the fiery. pit ; The thirty niiles will.be covered in relays, and every island 'sto, be represented by teams. Furthermore, it is the hope to bring main land runners here to compete with the island-bred athletes. ;, ... .The Volcanoes HawaU'agreatest ;single, tourist attraction and the project or a race from the ocean t o the pit of everlasting fire is bound to attract very r ttrntion and to be' a stimulus1 not only to Germany has quit buildinir SZeprjelins. savs news from Switzerland. This'is stranee indeed, in view or the great military success they accomplished. bcarcely a Zep raid on Eneland but iailed to kill at least half a dozen women and a dozen children. v. China doesn't know what to do with Gen. Chang, who convinced himself for about a minute that he was going to restore the monarchy. As a sugges tion, send him to that Swiss health resort to join Constantine and wait for Wilhelm. The Outlook has this striking sentence in com ment on America's long-suffering course with Ger many: "It is a record of continued willingness to believe the incredible ; to trust the perfidious, and to hope for the impossible." American sailors are making a wonderful record at hitting German submarines. Since the U-boats have been sunk with startling rapidity, less is heard In criticism of the "inefficient American navy." L. L. McCandle&s and a Chinese were the two property-owners delinquent yesterday in the Bere- tania street assessments. We don't know what's the matter with the Chinese. As the fighting works up into Belgium and down into Galicia, the local strategists are having a greater and greater struggle with orthography. The man who has been eating pie with a knife for nigh onto forty year and hasn't cut himself jet may be called an expert in food-control. Booze has not a friend in the senate. avs Wash ington correspondence. Nobody in the upper house is willing to defend the criminal. Four German submarines sunk by destroyers. That's getting even with U-boats. American the I. O. Just to be fair, someone ought to mention von Tirpitz to succeed the kaiser. Evidently Austria doesn't, like Germany's present place in the sun. v The prize joke of the season ii on Germany'. Bus- AD CLUB TO GIVE EMBRYO OFFICERS ROUSING SENDOFF To give a real Ad Club send-off to Its members who will leave within a short time for the mainland to go into training at the Presidio training camp for reserve corps officers, ths Honolulu Ad Club will make its noon day luncheon tomorrow the occasion for an "Army and Navy Aloha." as a godspeed for local boys of the club who will take up their duties as real American citizens and ratriots. by becoming officers in Uncle Sam's bit new army. Those who do not know the "Ad Club boys" who are leaving are invitcl to attend and get acquainted. The "boyg" include A. L. C. Atkinson ("Our Jack'); M. O. Maury, city editor of the Advertiser; Edward D. Jackson, a local broker; Vv. J. Hampton ("Our Bill"); Allen J. Lowry (you all know him), and Philip Conniston, military instructor of Kamehameha school. The speaker of the occasion will be James Wakefield, chairman of the Y. M. C. A. Army and Navy Club of Hono lulu, who will tell how Honolulu star tled New York with Its plan for a 1250,000 Army and Navy Y. M. C. A. building for Oahu's soldiers and sailors. Governor Lucius E. Plnkham has been Invited to attend. Music will be furnished by Prof. Peter Kalanl's quar tet, there will be reports on the com lng civic convention to be held here In the Bijou theater September 17, and on Registration Day, July 31. The luncheon will be held at the Young hotel, sixth floor, from 12 to 1 o'clock. WORK STARTS ON BREAKWATER FOR KAHULUI HARBOR DAYLIGHT SAVING GAINS RECRUITS The daylight saying plan in Hono lulu is fast gaining followers and an other step towards putting It into operation was taken Monday after noon by the trades, commercial and industrial development committee of the chamber of commerce when It re ferred the matter to the members of the chamber for a general discussion at the August meeting. It is felt by the members of the committee that if the local chamber can be prevailed upon to go on record as favoring daylight saving, the ques tion can then be taken up with the civic bodies of the other islands and eventually the clock advanced one hour throughout the territory. The question has been under dis cussion by the chamber for nearly two years, but because so many were op posed to the idea the intervening time has 4een. spent in gaining converts. Recently the Rotary Club took up the question and referred It to the cham ber which placed it In the hands of the trades, commercial and industrial development committee for action. The committee at the meeting yes terday voted to send letters to all of the members setting forth the sali ent reasons why daylight saving should be pot into operation in Hono lulu. With a bill establishing the system for continental United States having already passed the Senate and now before the House of Representatives at Washington Its backers here be lieve that the time has come when concerted action should be taken. Because daylight saving, before it Is put Into operation, must be backed by the entire community the commit tee, to ascertain the feeling of the people, Is sending letters to the man agers of Honolulu Rapid Transit & Land Company, Oahu Railway ft Land Company, Honolulu Iron Works and Ofitton-Neill asking them to obtain opinions on the question from their employes. - r LETTERS i THE OUTRIGGER CLUB ELECTION. Editor, Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Dear Sir: In the absence of Mr. Alexander Hume Ford, whose power-of-attorney I hold, I wish to state that in the matter of the pending Outrig ger Club elections, he is fully in ac cord with the "Harmony" ticket, head ed by H. B. Campbell. Monday's Star-Bulletin states: "Two opposing slates are said to be in the field, one drawn up by Alexander Hume Ford and his supporters, and the other by J. Ashman Beaven and his friends " Not only was Mr. Ford NOT op posed to the regularly nominated . ticket, but he worked hard getting ! proxies for it, as about three hundred ! members whom he saw before he left for the Coast can be witness to. j Yours very respectfully, JOSEPH STICKNEY. WAILUKU. Maul. July 16 Work has started on the $250,000 West hralr-ntfr nrolect for KshulUi har bor. The bir cranes of the Kauai ui Railroad Company, which has tiie contract for the job, was moved across the county road, and rock nas oegun to drop into the bay. By next week the rock trains will be running on schedule and the second great wai will be well under way. The Job wli require from 18 monthj to to years to complete. When it is done, Kthu lui will have as safe a harbor a there is in the territory, and ono capable of almost aa great develjpmeut as that of Honoluli. The start of operations at the con? oanv's bit: auarry mauka of Camp 3 was the occasion of some little cere mony last Monday afternoon, when the first bie blast was fired and nun dreds of tons of trap rock which will go into the breakwater toppled down beside the tracks. Sunerlntendent William Walsh had had the shot prepared with unusual care. The great face or the quarry had been undermined by tunneling. and under it was t am pea nearly ton of dynamite, besides several hundred pounds of black powder. Electric wires to exDiode the charxe had been laid well back on the bluff above the quarry. It had been Mr. Walsh's intention to have the blast fired by Frank F. Baldwin, president of the rauroaa company, but Mr. Baldwin delegated this honor to A. B. Babcock ot Chi cago, his guest. The . federal government is repre sented on the oreakwater Job by A. Kauka, who arrived on Maui last week as Inspector. 1788 YIELDED BY lllll'S COURT IN SINGLE DAY Disposition of 56 cases in less than an hour, with $788.75 in receipts in fines, ball forfeitures and gambling evidence money was the record es tablished by Judge Harry Irwin in the Honolulu district court yesterday morning. The police court calendar was disposed of in such a short time that it received the favorable com ment of all the police and detective attaches of the court Only two or three cases on the calendar were post poned for hearing; Many of the police court defendants' were charged with gambling, the po lice having made four successful raids in which 38 woers of chance were ar rested. Most of them were fined or forfeited ball of $10 and $25. In one raid the detectives managed to get evidence money amounting to $75, although the gamblers themselves grabbed about $50 from the table. PERSONALITIES j MISS ADELE WICKE, stenographer in the department of public works, la booked to return on the Matsonia. Miss Wlcke has been spending a month's vacation In California. BERTRAM O. RTVENBUROH, com missloner of public lands, and Mrs Rlvenburgh are expected to return to morrow on the Matsonia, having spent several weeks on the mainland. RAYMER SHARP, special deputy collector of customs, Is back at work today, following a vacation on Ha waii with his family. He reports Kilauea Volcano to be very active. POSTMASTER D;' H. MACADAM Is putting in this week enjoying a vacation on the Big Island. He Is touring Hawaii and observing postof flces and scenery with great impar tiality. J. D. M'VEIQH, superintendent of Kalaupapa settlement, is in Che city od a business trip. McVeigh says the scarcity of rain on Molokai Is greater than for several years, and that vegetation is drying as a consequence. DR. J. S. B. PRATT, president of the territorial beard "of health, will probably return tomorrow from the mainland. Dr. Pratt left the latter part of April to attend a conference of the national board of health and was elected president of the organiza tion. ALBERT MADSEN, son of Capt. M. A. Madsen. territorial pilot, will Alewa Heights Property Mr. John Whitmore's property is for sale. A beautiful lot of over three-quarters of an acre. Su perb, comprehensive view ofHonolulu and the harbor. Comfortable three-bedroom house, concrete basement with. tubs; garage, and servants' quarters. Guardian Trust Co., Ltd. REAL ESTATE DEPT. Tel 3688 Stangenwald Bldg, PUT A PICTURE And Put Your Prospect In It Thru Paid Publicity, tfTell the Story of your store so that every reader of your advertising ff Feels the Instinct and is ready to respond to the s u g g e s t i on9 you make. fl Put Individuality into the message you put before the public IT And Yon Will Find tkat your publicity will . attract trade because every person pleasant surrounding. THLCHEERFVL Clf M I bvrnt my firmer Buying And thr sX dovr Bvt now trvwfc it stopped )wrtirg m I vbk Id beer more. i i3 is appealed to through a Paid Publicity Will Do It J The general circulation of the?CQf Star-Bulletin on July 10 vasvWU return on the WUhelnuna July zt. The young man went up to the coast as a meaner 01 ine crew 01 i Staatssekretar Kraetke, now receiv ing minor repairs at the Mare island navy yard. WORTH O. AIKEN, Maui member of the Hawaii Promotion Committee, arrived on the Manna Kea this morn ing to attend a meeting of the com mittee. He is so busy at waiiuku; andPaia that he will return on the! same steamer to the valley Island tomorrow morning. Francis M. Brooks, a former resi dent of Honolulu and lately a resi dent of Bangkok. Slam, was the guest' of honor at a dinner given at the' Moana hotel last night by Lorrin An drews, who was formerly llr. Brook's law partner. Those present were Lorrin Andrews, Francis M. Brooks, Fred Milverton, W. B. Pitman, J. Ashman Beavens, Judge William H. Heen, H. W. Laws, C. T. Wilmarth, Mark Hanna, Valentino Moroni, and P. B. Daaky. . " The Washoe Smelter was compelled to close by a strike in the Butte mines. according to a statement made by Anaconda officials. . raBsmer-esgssaaascsaMaEaKBcsBsei LITTLE INTERVIEWS GEORGE R. CLARK: Work oa the senate document of the last sea sion is now drawing to a close. around the capltol if the building doesnt took better for the cleaning and the coat of paint we have just given the ceiling of the makal corn dor. - ' MANLEY HOPKINS: Ihappenei along past the city automobile that burned last Sunday, shortly after the blaze, and I was directly Impressed with the advisability of carrying some sort ot a fire extinguisher on everj such machine. The mate of the Danish steams fUM.a tiaa mail. A uiUmHmi mi. Copenhagen to the effect that the shlj was fired upon by German subma rine, though no resistance was made; and that two seamen were killed. At the crew- were leaving the steamer British r seaplane appeared "and the submarine ' dived. The crew were later on saved by a British patrol shlp ( HONOLULU REAL ESTATE New 6-Ropm ; Buhgalov Charming Puunui in Hear Wyffie aiid iaiiha Streetsr v Owner has received word that he is to go to the front and wishes to sell at once. : House ! Is new. with all modern ' improvements and . fcronza - screens throughout 2 fins sleeping lanais nake the equiva lent of 8 rooms. Lot 75 by -150. (Nice garage and concrete driveway. Tossession given at once. Price, $3800 With Pnrniture, $4400: ; Call up 3477 for further information. L K. UlfiU S20T tTrnriiT) b. rgsrv. rtz& - GLUL a H2ITIX JTJL, TSSAt, Henry Yaterhome Trmt Co., Ltd FORSMJE We offer a bargain at Halelena Park, Manoa Valley. New two-bedroom bungalow on lot con taining 12,600 square feet. This tract has all modern conveniences, including paved streets. No street assessments to pay. .Price $5,000 Particulars at our office. Henry Vaterhome Trmt Co., Ltd. Real Eatsto Aofb w" ' Corner Fort aad IIsr&jr.t Streets : P, 0. Box SIS ; , .' ,.:..o.-.v -V 'VV Tclribcr? L7C1 t!a fcrafcrhes it