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Liliuokalani Becomes Red Cross Member
As Whistles Signify 8000 Mark Is
(Con tinned from ate 1.)
time to allow his signals to be under
stood. In fact. It is said at ieaJ
quarters that the electric company
had to send relief firemen down into
the toller room to relieve the poor
fellow who was trying ; koe up
en ugh steam.
At 8 o'clock. Mr. Rath vas running
in and out of headquarters raising !be
tnrrnrv in thp thermometer. ir.d jUSt
; as the Hawaiian band assemble! in
front of the building au.i started u?
: with "There'yy Be a Hot Time .n the
. Old Town Tonight." the thermometer
hit the 1000 mark. Before 10 o'clock
there were 4500 memberships report
ed to the staff.
At exactly 9:40 o'cloei this morn
: ing, Mr. Beardman, at Daialua tele
phoned to A." L. Castle that he had re
ceived 940 applications for Member
ship In the Bed Cross, m the subur
ban districts. No. ti, Manoa vauey.
led the rest of the city a: 13 o'clock
with 374 subscription. Mrs. F. .
Blake ia captain. District No. 7, West
-Punahou, uuder the leadership f Mrs
C. IL Cooke, had signed up 213 mem
Ad Club Aids Work
The Ad Club, whose iie'id'iuartert
are located at the information booth
m the lobby of the Alexander loung
hotel, had charge of Vo downtown
business districts, and early this
morning, a huge corps of busy men
were out on the streets feigning up the
nae.iirihv At Irt nVlntlr lha Ail f".lnb-
bers had turned In 647 application,
and their total had reached 1000 by
11 o'clock. These businessmen had
rntnnlala rharra rt tho hiidlnpfta dis
trict, and are expected to tarn ra sev
era! thousand applications before the
dflre closet tonight.
The Hawaiian band started from
the corner of Fort and Beretania at
8:15 o'clock this morning, and board
ed a special street car. They were
laxen around town u iu .ie umcr
ent districts where , they cerecaued
the workers and the peoplo who were
subscribing to the Red Cross unit.
There was to hare been r. i arade
of 100 soldiers of the hospital corps
' With, several Red Cross ambulances
this morning, but op until noon no
sign of the demonstration was seen.
The parade was to hare formed at
Aala park at 11:30 and headed by the
Hawaiian band, proceed through the
central city districts. The soldiers
with their equipment may possibly
arrive in the city sometime rig af
ternoon i and nars.de as 3ar nlanned
although late,
'Boy Scouts Do Bit - V
V. Several hundred Boy Scouts, under
the capable handling of R. N. Burn
ham, chief scout master, are al 'ing
the Red Cross workers. A , Urge
corps oi the lads In khaki were sta
tioned at Palama ' settlement eirly
this morning and axe escorting lady
workers who are canvaslng In that
district. Several detachments of the
scouts were on hand at the Irwin ste
to keep the crowds back from the bal
loon. V;-''
Ealloon ' Collapses ' ' ' "
Although the bis serial stunt of
the day collapsed under the strain
of the excitement, the air was filled
with other evidences of the cam
paign. A number of boys from Mills
school are flying a huge box kite,
accompanied ny live amaiier ones.
T'axH Mia oinHu o f?uf Cmmm Vittn.
ner, and can be seen from nearly all
farts of Honolulu. ,
: There were few people at noon
- who appeared down town ' without
their Red Cross tag. When the
sleepy-eyed resident awoke this morn-
fart that this Waa tha day hft nhonld
EuDBcriDe io ma nooie cause, woen
he walked to his car. automobiles
flew by bearing Red, Cross banners.
The tenders of the Rapid Transit
"street cars bore signs urging peo
ple to Join twe Red . Cross. Down
- t . .1 t 1 wv
town, . huge banners were strung
across the streets, blaring forth;- the
news that this was. the day for the
big drive. "And In Red-Cross head-
the story of suffering on the battle-
' fields .
In one window was a figure of a
stricken . soldier, lying . on a . clean
white cot. attended by a uniformed
nurse, and treated, with sanitary, med
icines. Signs in the window In
formed the public that this soldier
was receiving Red Cross treatment
In the next window was the wax
figure of a wounded fighter, rolling
on a heap of dirty straw, his blood -
, soaked wounds bound up In soiled
wrappings. The picture told." the
sicry, ana no one wno reauzea woat
It meant passed headquarters with
out signing an application for mem
bership, v - y ;
' The staff at headquarters Is under
the direction of James A. Rath, whose
telephone number. Is 6162. He is as
sisted, by 'J. N. Waldron and Ben
Clark, who are totaling up the fig
ures as soon as they are reported
over the wire. Mrs. Gerrit P. Wil
t er, captain of District 1, is also
r.t headquarters, assisted by Mrs.
'James Judd. Mrs. Richard Ivers. Mrs.
John Walker and Mrs. George Potter.
.The other division at headquarters
Is being directed by Mrs. H. R. Mac
far lane, .assisted by Mrs. Andrew Ful
ler, 1 Mrs. Henry Waterhouse, Mrs.
Richard Cooke and Mrs. Vivian Dyer.
Mrs. Robert Elgin Is In charge of
the Information desk and the mes-
Chase. The Japanese committee is
being represented by T. Kawasaki,
Stenographers, clerks and assistants
wno 'are aiamg in me aistnouuon
and tallying of the applications are:
Miss Margaret Smith, Miss Wright,
Miss Smythe, Carl Schaefer, Charles
Herbert and Gus Ballentyne.
- Waialua Plantation and district, in
charge of Stanley Beardmore, subscrib
ed 11075 to the Red Cross before noon,
at the time the subscription was re
ceived it represented 14 pr cent of
the total. .. ,- j v
MISS KATE ssAULER a nurse for
iw- orHtorltl board of health in the
lo ...-- ,
I Itlo division, na jaai reiurnea irom
a vacation trip to the mainland. She
, Will lea V B y - -
. v. ji-
Queen Liliuokalani receiying'
Her Majesty Queen Liliuokalani
today became a patroa memoer of
the American Red Cros3. .
Seated In her wheel chair on-the
broad lanal of her hom at Washing
ton place she handed over to Mrs.
Gerrit Wilder, chairman ; of lttvlsioa
No. 1, the hundred dollar check which
gave her patron membership In the
national organization. Mrs. Wilder in
turn placed one of the little Aed
Cross cards In the venerabls lady s
hands and thanked her for the gener
ous gift. -. : ' '
(Continued from page 1)
The Hieh Power Radio Station," as
It was planned to be, and Is suppos-,
ed to have Dower for the transmission
of messages a longer distance than
any other in the world not excepting
the reputed big power plants of Ger-(
many.':. i
The messages to the secretary of
the navy and the one sent by him
were wirelessed a distance of approx '
imntelv ' 6000 miles across half the
Pacific and over the mountains and
prairies of - the whole continent lying
between the Pacific and the Atlantic
coasts. ' No relay was necessary, or
is possible, so lenf as the local sta
tion and the Loug Island one are set
for direct receipt and despatch oi ,
messages. - Thev arc both . so power-!
ful that other sutions cannot cut in
to their "air circuit," It Is asserted.
Naturally, details of the construc
tion., extent of the power and other
ftcts regarding the new Pearl Harbor
station are maintained as navy secrets.
But when the construction work on
this station was started In February,
191V It was announced that 12 miles
of oaequarter inch copper aerial wire,
was to be used on the three masts
at the eovernmcnt station at Pearl
Harbor. The masts, which are 600 feet
high, are 1000 feet apart and It Is esti
mated that the wire used weighs izj
tons. ;
Fred Buss, hoisting engineer, who
was cne of those who engineered the
raising of the F-4, was one of those
in charge of the laying of the aerials.
Onlr official business of the army
and navy will be handled at the Pearl
Harbor station. It follows that with a
sending radius to Sayvllle, the Pearl j
Harbor station win have a similar
radius in all other directions.
Formal announcement of the success
of the opening of the high power na
val station -was made bv Cant. Clark
In a communication to the Honolulu
press. He refers In this communica
tion to a radiogram received from the
secretary of the navy, thus celebrat
ing the establishment of radio corn;
munication by Pearl Harbor with Say
vine. Long isiana.
Coniointlv with Secretary Daniels.
the Pearl Harbor, naval commandant
extends : appreciation to - those who
have made possible, through "faithful
and skillful work," the construction
and equipment of the plant Of this
Capt. Clark says in his district mem
orandum: The commandant takes pleasure Xnl
rfeifiWr:. ill
a Red Cross card from Mrs.
"It is with the deepest appreciation
that I accept this gift from you on
behalf of the Red Cross," said Mrs.
Wilder. "This is another Vf jour
many deeds of kindness and generosity;-
. :- .
Queen Liliuokalani bowed gently
and a sweet smile came ever her
face. She spoke a word or two in ans
wer, turning to Mrs. Wilder and to
Mrs: William Todd and Mrs. E. White
8utton, the other members of the vis
Iting committee.
(Assodstod Prn by V. S. Naval Wlrelesi.)
PETROGRAD, Russia, Sept. 29.
Commander-in-Chief Kerensky met
with i hostile reception today by the
friends of the Bolshevlkl party when
he addressed a meeting of democrat
delegates in this city.
In a forceful speech, Kerensky de
fended the acts of the provisional gov
ernment which, he declared, were
done for the purpose of bringing the
army to a realization of the peril
in which their disloyalty was placing
the nation.
Referring to the refusal of the sol
diers a Helslngfors to reopen the
Finnish diet, at which the Bolshevlkl
delegates cheered, the Slav leader
shouted "Cheer, my friends, cheer, but
bear in mind that the German fleet
is moving up the Baltic"
(AuodaUd Pratt by V. 8. Saval Wlrtleis.)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 29.
Questioned by the members of the
committee of the reichstag regarding
the report that Germany was willing
to evacuate Belgium on the condi
tion that she be allowed direct the
economio development of that coun
try,' Chancellor Michaells denied there
was any truth In the report that Ger
many had In -advance renounced Bel
glum or any other of the occupied ter
ritories. He declared that Germany
would have her hands free when the
time came to negotiate peace tor;na
with her enemies.
Word was received this morning
at the offices of C. Brewer & Co.
that a total of three Inches of rain
had fallen during the past week in
the South Hilo district and that the
sugar crops in that section had been
materially benefited as a result of
the showers.
publishing the radiogram received The department of agriculture an
from the secretary of the navy on nounced that the government will not
Friday evening, September 28, 1917, take food supplies held by housewives,
thus celebrating the establishment of More than twice the amount of de
radio communication between Pearl Btroyers In the United States navy are
Harbor and Sayvllle, Long Island, a being built in the United States ship
result due in great part to the faith- yards.
ful and skillful work of those con- Burglars blew the safe In the post
nected with the construction and office at Avon, near Rochester, N. Y-
equipment of the plan, ar' thi ta4and escaped with 5500 in cash and
A ...
Gerrit Wilder after her contribution of a $100 check to the fund.
CoL Curtis P. Iauxea, the queen's
secretarfy, pointed to the card which
she held, telling her that she vas now
a member of the organization for
which It stood. - People ill over tne
city are giving to this cause, he said.
Just then another of the histles
that were announcing the swiftly in
creasing subscriptloas began to blow.
Col. Iaukea inquired aad was told that
this was the whistle signifying 8000
had been reached.
"That Is 8000 now," said the secre
The office forces in the city and
county engineer's department and in
the city and county waterworks de
partment where there Is to be a
change of heads taking effect Mon
day, will remain the same as now
'for at least a month.
A. S. Cantin, recently appointed
city and county engineer who takes
office Monday, remarked today when
he called upon the present Incumbent
of the position, George M. Collins,
that he would retain the present
I staff in its entirety. Fred G. Kerch
hoff, present superintendent of the
! sewers department who becomes sup
erintendent of the waterworks depart
ment the day after tomorrow, also
said today Jhat there would be no
changes in the staff under Harry e.
Murray, who Is leaving.
George M. Collins, who vacates the
position of city and county engineer
to become connected with the Bishop
Estate, is loud In praise of the way
his successor, A. S. Cantin, is grasp
ing the reins of the office.
"I have the utmost confidence In
my successor to give the city and
county what it is looking for In the
way of efficient administration of Its
public works department and the so
lution of its road problems.
"During the two days he has been
around with me on a survey of the
work I have discovered that he is a
real good man and fitted for the
work which he Is to atke up.
"While 1 am on the subject I want
to say that I have enjoyed my serv
ice with the city and county and in
a way regret to leave at a time when
so many new improvements are about
to take place.
"1 appreciate the help which has 1
been given me by my staff and I
want to thank them all for their aid.
In conclusion I want to wish my suc
cessor good luck In his new work.''
British corporations which havo
loaned 1110,000,000 on southern cotton
and farmlands are asking for pay
ment, which may embarrass farmers
unless they can transfer their loans.
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tary. "Eight thousand members this
"Eight thousand," said the queen,
pronouncing the words slditrly'iud dis
tinctly, and her face lighted.
"And you are the eight thousandth,"
Col. Iaukea told her.
Queen Liliuokalani was gowned this
morning in black, with a small white
shawl over her shoulders. Abour. ner
neck was a beautiful pink unci white
lei of flowers, while a crown-shaped
comb held her white hair.
Declares Treaties Revision is
Necessary First to Avoid
(Special Cablegram to Nippa Jiji)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 30. In
answer to the request from the house
military committee that way be open
ed for drafting the Japanese, Chinese
and Italian aliens In the United States
for the national army. Secretary of
State Lansing appeared today before
the house body and declared that con
gress must not adopt any such plan
unless a revision of the existing treat
ies with the three countries in ques
tion is secured.
The plan of the house military com
mittee for drafting alien Japanese,
Chinese and Italians is that these
aliens on being drafted will be given
the full American citizenship, waiving
the requirement of first naturalization
That carrying out of any such plan
would bring the United States govern
ment Into embarrassment with the gov
ernments of Japan. China and Italy
was declared by Secretary Lansing to
be positively inevitable. Tjbe United
States, he added, will suffer reprisals
by these countries, should their sub
jects be drafted for service with the
American militia.
For the dredging out of the beach
in front pf the Y. W. C. A. beach
house to provide for a sandy bottomed
pool, a person who declines to make
his or her name public has promised
the association what funds it needs.
The work will begin probably next
Secretaries of the Y. W. C. A. ex
pressed much appreciation for the
gift this morning, stating that when
this work has been completed and
the tennis court which is now under
construction is finished, they will
have "one of the finest recreation
spots on the island."
Bathing facilities are complete and
it but remains for the pool to be dug
to make the place an ideal one for
After deliberating about two hours,
a Jury in Circuit Judge Ashford'a
court vesterdar afternoon returned a
verdict of aotguiltyIfl the case jot 1
Get a Nice Hot Loaf of
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every afternoon at
Any time after 4 o'clock.
Why Not Now?
204-5 Boston Bldg. (Over .May s.)
Majority Confirms Mayor's Appointments and Then to Make
Doubly Sure They Can't Be Ejected By Recourse to Law,
Duplicates Same Appointments in the Name of the Board
Ahia Shows Fight :
For the purpose of avoiding any
lernl oiipsttons such as the onei
which arose at the meeting Tuesday!
evening regarding Mayor josepn J.i
Fern's appointive powers, the "Big I
f UUi fcn. -c. i
the board of supervisors made as
surance doubly sure In maKing seven'
appointments and reappointments by j
first approving and confirming the
name submitted Ly the mayor an-
then one oi tne supervisors pumus
forward the same name and the
board making the appointment.
As a result each of the seven men
snnnintPfi last nleht for civic po
sitions were given first the approval!
of the mayor and tne Doara ana
then the approval -of the board itself.
So that if A. M. Cristy, deputy cuy
and eountv attorney, who was not!
present last night, submits at thej
next meeting that tne mayor nas me
annointive nower the seven men
confirmed are sure of their positions
and if on the other hand the at
torney declares the board has the
appointive power and not the mayor
the seven men are sure of their
positions in any case.
The seven men who were given
the Order of the Double Appointment
last night were: Lewis S. Cain for
building inspector. Sam Lehua gar
bage inspector. John Kiernan plumb
ing Inspector, Dr. C. TL McLean meat
and food inspector for the Ewa dis
trict. Dr. William T. Monsarrat meat
inspector and veterinary " surgeon, R.
P. Waipa' and George Fern fish in
spectors. "The Outlaws," ' led by Supervisor
Charles N. Arnold, staged a verbal
bombardment in the case of several
or the appointments, but the "Big
Four" refused to heed his eloquence j
and the aDnointments were made de-1
spite his strenuous objections and
that of his colleagues, Supervisors
Ben Zollinger and William Ahla.
Ahia Shows Fight
Supervisor Ahia, usually as silent ;
as the Sohlnx. burst into unexpected
oratory on several occasions, causing!
considerable laughter and cheering.
His first outbreak was when Sa
pervisor McClellan moved , that the
request of John H. Wise, superin
tendent of Kapiolani park, for a
month's vacation be referred to the
(Speeiat Cable to ttprn JUD
TOKIO Japan, Sept. 23. An expe
ditionary force' from Canton has cross
ed the Kwantung-Honan boundary and
is marching to give the Northern
army decisive battle. The Northern
army Is also reported to be marching
southward to head off the progress of
the revolutionary force. The South
ern force is estimated at tens of thous
Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the famous Chi
nese liberal leader, who was recently
appointed by the Southern revolution
ary leaders as the commander-in-chief
of the Southern provinces, was today
formally charzed with high treason by
the Peking government. Sun is known
to be in Canton, the headquarters or
the new revolutionary movement.
(Special Cable to Nippu Jiji)
TOKIO, Japan, Sept. 23. Osaka,
the second largest city in Japan, was
struck yesterday by one of the worst
cyclones in many years and heavy
damage was done. The rice crcp in
the country district, which is nearing
its harvest, also suffered a heavy
Hundreds of houses were wiped
clearly off the ground in the wake of
the cyclone. Many people in the de
molished houses, as well as cattle in
the collapsed stables, were injured.
Cornelio Saberano, a Filipino charged
with first degree murder. Soberano
trrna allonOfT tn ht-a atirtt nnd killed
. 00 M . V. f- V- v .... . V.
Juan Montellara, a fellow-countryman,
following a row over a gamhlins
game. The defendar -,-,-d Jwt ii
sitot to salfalpfpnga.
parks committee. Supervisor Ahia
pointed out that a vacation had been
granted to Henry Fteltas. bulldln
inspector, and that the idea of re
ferring it to committee was nothinf
more than politics. "If the new man
is appointed tonight John Wise doea
not get a vacation." he said, "and If
that in't nolitics. what lal'V
Mr. Ahia then seconded Supervis
or Arnold's amendment to grant the
holiday and the amendment carried
whereupon the silent one arose again
and extended his thanks to what be
called "the insurgent Republican,"
referring to Supervisor E. A. Mott'
Smith and C. 11. Belllna, who aro
members of the "efficiency party." )
Supervisor Ahla'g second outburst
came when Mr. Mott-Smlth moved
that the sanitation and health com
mittee be asked to report at the
next meeting on. combining the office
of milk inspector and poi inspector.
Ahia declared he had reason to be
lieve that Halvor Myhre had been
named by the majority vote of the
committee of which he Is chairman
to fill the office now held by two
Hawallans, John K. Fern and Lot
K. C Lane.
"The Big Four have put the Portu
guese out of work and now they are
going after the Hawallans. The
want to take away the bread and
butter from the mouths of these Ha
waiian men with families to give It
to a white man. Who ever heard,
a white man who could lapct, pol
Mr. Ahia ended his remarks, "by de
claring that he had made up his mind
to resign his chairmanship of ;,th
health and sanitation committee at
the next meeting. Cheering followed.
SuDervisor McClellan brought t9
the question of appointments offer
ing the resolution to rescind the mo
tion of the previous meeting to leave
the names on the table until an opin
ion on the mayor's appointive powers
had been given by the city and coun
ty attorney. He suggested that - tht)
board pass the mayor's appointment!
and then the board make the same
appointments, which was done.
Supervisor Arnold followed thest
appointments by presenting - th
names of E. J. Gay -and John K,
Fern for the position of milk . in
spector. , The nominations were no
carried. .
As forecast in the Star-Bulletin rr
cently. a discontinuance was filed la
circuit court late yesterday afternoon
of the Injunction suit brought by L.
T.. fUnk" McCandless. Democrati
leader, against city and county offi
cials to hold up the pay of A. K. VIer
ra, superintendent of public grounds r
and buildings. . , ; "
The real motive back of the Injun
tion suit was to secure a court ruling
on the scope of the appointive power
of the mayor, and to decide the que- ,
tlon of whether Republican heads ct
city departments can hold over la
office after a Democratic mayor hat
nominated persons to fill their places
in spite of the fact that such nomlna ,
tlona are urned down by a Republican
majority of the board of supervisors
Due to the fact that pay-day falls on
the last day of the month for a large
number ot citizens and Is order to
give others who have suffered . an
attack of absent-mindedness of change
the city waterworks department de
cided today to extend the time for
shutting off the water supply of delin
quents until Tuesday night. Scores
of those who had not paid their water
rates put In an appearance at the Ka
piolani building this morning only too
eager to retain their water supply. -The
clerks at the wicket after taking"
the payment gave each citizen a good
survey and then If the delinquent was
not wearing a Red Cross badge the
high sign was given and before the
penitent received his receipt for his
tax a representative of the Red Cross
buttonholed him and made him join
the society- -
More than twenty taps were turned
off this morning: the delinquent citi
zens having failed to heed the warn-.
ing tndd them la th Ut tut
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