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HONOLULU STAtt-B (JLLETIN. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER ' 24, : 1017.
TWO SANTA FE TO HAWAII LIFT FREIGHT BAN Scalpers' Clique in Frisco That Sidetracked Oriental Freight for '-Consideration" Respon- . sible for Traffic Congestion CONFIRMING the prediction of If. K. Vernon, the Santa Fe agent, that the railroad embargo on Ori ental bound freight would not be conti nued on Honolulu freight, an Awsociat td 1'rcns despatch today states the em bargo on Honolulu cargo has been lifted by the Santa Fe railway. It is btiil in effect on Oriental freight. What is taken as the cause for the freight embargo b contained in a re tort of a scalper's clique which has been operating in Tan Francinco. Operations of the San Francisco freight scalpers became so notorious that the Natianal Council of Defense Issued a notice to Eastern shippers explaining its operations. The "hurry-up" war time operations of the freight scalpers Is said to have netted them foOO.OOO within the past elftht months. The national defense council order to the Eastern shippers having intended freight for transpaci fic shipment was that they should not forward it until freight space reserva tion had been secured on certain t.h!ps. The congestion of Oriental bound freight in San Francisco is said to be entirely, due to the operations of the freight scalpers, who were exacting a brokerage fee for securing space for ' the shipments of Eastern goods to the Orient Attention of the National Council of Defense was turned to the export ing situation in San Francisco by the fact that freight ha3 been constantly accumulating in San Ftancisc :, while . at the same time some exporters ap peared always ; able to get their freight away on the steamers. There have been from 2500 to 2000 cars of export freight tied up in the railroad yards, while in July there were only ; $f0. One day recently the exact num-! ber was 2731 cars, holding consider-; rbly over 100,000 tons ot freight It -was found by the' National Coun cil of Defense, during Its work of fixing the causes of freight conges tion at San Francisco, that the freight : scalpers had operated by the simple ' method of gaining control of freight space In Oriental vessels through the ; . connivance of steamship employes sidetracking! Orient-bound shipments through aid of railroad employes and , then selling the "'cornered freight : space to the embarrassed shipper atj ' a handsome advance over the regular; '.-.rates.- v-- ' : ;.-.v '" ' V- 1 v The big plum lay in the system of differential freight Urates maintained ?by the Toyo Risen Kaisha although - smaller hauls are said to have been made through, the Java Pacific and i-J other, lines. ... v if W : ; - The Toyo .Klsen Kalsha , operates three steamers subsidized by the Japa nese government and many others which are not subsidized, r Compara tively low rates are charged on the Shlnyo Maru, Korea Maru and Tenyo .Maru, the subsidized vessels, but the company has been sending other ves : eels here by the score, and these get as high freighi rates as possible. ' The victim was the, Eastern ship per whose goods were "lost" until the steamer on which they should have been shipped was well out into the Pacific. Having lost their booking they bad to take their chance with ' the other 100,000 tons of freight in the railroad yards. -The big margin between the two : rates offered by the Toyo Kisen Kal sha gave ample elbow room for an endless amount of "bust-ess" by the insiders. To a less, extent the plan was worked on the Java Pacific line. "When cars loaded with export .freight - lor the Java steamers were "lost" the "freight brokers' graciously : found . cargo, to fill, the steamers, but the pickings were smalt - ; ; ;'t ; PERSONNEL OF TAX XOMMISSIONSANNOUNCED - Governor Pinkham today announced Ihe members of the delinquent tax commissions for the four counties of the territory tinder an act of the 1917 legislature which created these bodiei to examine delinquent tax accounts and determine upon the best method of collecting tbem. Treasurer C. J. McCarthy and Audi- - tor Manley G. K. Hopkins are members of each board by a provision of the act Others are as follows: First division Charles T. Wilder, J. H. Fisher, and Elmer E. Conant v Second division J. H. Kunewa, Geo. Weight and J. N. K. Keola. Third division O. T. Shipman, W. J, Stone and S. S. Rolph. Fourth division J. K. Farley, Frank Cox and Alexander M. McBryde. e tm - PLANNING HALLOWE'EN SOCIAL FOR'SOLDIERS HUN CHANCELLOR QUITS HIS POST (Continued from j)ge 1) closures vt Chaiicelicr Michael! and Vie Admiral von Capelle were thtt the Government Socialists were driven i i to complete opposition and Into align ruerit with the radical .Socialists, that the followers of Philip Schoidemann delivered a formal ieclaration of war against the Government until Chan cellor MkViaelis had beer, removed from office and that the Radicals, the members of the Center, and even National Liberal?, criticised and con d earned the Michaelis-Capelle move as ynfc which oiiRht not to have been made unless the Government had full, ade quate proof of Hie complicity of tlu. time Radical Socialists in an actual couflpiracy to mutiny proof which they evidently believe the Government will be unable to produce. Government Charges Stripped of its embellishments, the Government statement reduced iUeli i to the charge that aritation to enroll members for the Radical Socialist party had been carried on in the navy, that leaflets had Leen distrib uted, and that two of the executed bailors had visited Deputies Haase, Voglherr and Dittman. The three Socialiats made a great play of the fact that the Government had made no attempt to bring them to trial and they argued that the crown prosecutor would not have missed such an opportunity if he had any evidence upon which to convict them This argument evidently appeals to all but the Conservatives and it has dictated the attitude of a large share of the press, which, despite dislike for the Radical Socialists, takes the standpoint that Chancellor Michaelis misused the affair for political cap ital. ACCIDENT HOLDS UP RATE CASE Because of an accident suffered last night by Attorney Robert W. Breck ons, who slipped and sprained his ankle, the case of the public utilities commission against the Inter-Island Steam Navigation Co., scheduled for hearing in federal court today, has been continued until Friday morning. Attorney Breckons Is one of counsel for the Inter-Island and was to have argued today. His injury is confining him to his home. The argument this morning was to be on the motion of the utilities com mission to remand to the circuit court the .motion of the Inter-Island to ab solve the temporary injunction brought by the commission to enjoin the company from refusing to obey the order for its return to the schedule of freight and passenger rates in ef fect In 1916. The steamship company will con tinue- to conform with the temporary Injunction, and keep the 1916 rates In effect until the federal court de cides the motion to dissolve. S. I. ALLAtRD ARRIVES WITH BROKEN SHAFT With the main crank shaft of the auxiliary engines broken, the motor schooner S. I. Allard put Into port yesterday, after 32 days actual sailing from Newcastle, New South Wales. En rot the Allard stopped for about 20 days, while 1S00 tons of copra cargo was taken aboard. The accident to the engine shaft happened - about a week ago. ' j .The Allard has a strange appear ance, as it has three smokestacks aft in port and starboard line, while from there forward ; there are r four j big masts, schooner rigged. The auxiliary engine has 600 horsepower. Capt S. Mitchell, master of th ship, has been accompanied on his long voy age by his wife and two children. The S. I. Allard passed through here In June from Portland with' a cargo of lumber for Australia. JAPANESE SEA WARRIOR , RETIRED TO RESERVE TOKIO, Japan, Oct 24. Admiral Count G. Yamamoto, the noted soldier statesman of Japan, was today order ed to the second reserve of the Jap anese navy, which means that his career as a tea fighter has practically come to an end. : Count Yamamoto was minister of the navy during the Russo-Japanese war. Later he became premier, but was ousted when -It became known that his name was associated with a bribery scandal in the Japanese naval Circle,'- v .',-.:'-.:;'..;'- TRIPLE HANGING SET FOR FRIDAY Three Filipinos Antonio Garcia. Florencio Boneila and Gabriel Verver will pay for the crime of murder on the rcaffold at Oahu prison next Fri day morning. Governor Piukham today signed the death warrant setting that date for the execution of Bon 11a and Verver, while the reprieve granted some days ago for Garcia expires on the same day. The hour set is S o'clock. It i.i probable that Boneila and Ver ver, convicted of the murder of Tsune taro Hayashibara. the Japanese store keeper at Kaneohe, will hang together and that their execution will be first. Garcia will probably come last. . Garcia shot and killed a Japanese at Honokaa Mill last May and wounded V. V. Westcoatt. mill engineer. This will be the first triple hanging in the territory for two years. The other was when three Filipinos who had robbed and murdered a Japanese family on Kauai were executed in the autumn of 1915. llermogonies Alcantara, who is al so under sentence of death, will be hanged on November 16 unless some action between now and then stays the execution. He has been given a reprieve until, that date in order that an apt-eal might be taken to the su preme court. A 1100 Liberty Loan bond, to be pur chased out of its capital fund, will bo bought today, by St Andrew's Guild in response to a unanimous vote taken yesterday at a meeting -of the guild. It was also decided at this meeting that a Hallowe'en, entertainment for 0 of the enlisted men of the Ha waiian department will be given Octo ber 31. The entertainment will begin with an organ recital at 5 o'clock in the cathedral. After this the men, all Invited guests, will be given a supper in the parish Jiouse and . the young people of the church will come In to Join in the fun and help to entertain the soldlers-JThe gnild voted five dollars monthly tourchase milk for the children of Pa Ola day camp. . , Expression was iven in regard to the canteen club which is one of th woman's war council activities. Gen eral opinion in the guild seemed op posed to these .cooked food sales,-as jot being whollrJn harmony with the fforts of the people to conserve food ituffs, it being held that the soldier jets enough to eat of wholesome food provided by the army CONGRESSMEN TO SEE SCH0FIELD SOLDIERS One of the features planned for the entertainment of the congressional party that is to arrive here earl next month' will be a big review of troops at Schcfield Barracks, Including the two national guard regiments. This was decided yesterday after noon at a meeting in the governor's office attended by the special commit tee from the territorial legislature, Mayor Fern and a number of the su pervisors and a delegation from the chamber of commerce. The review will be held abont' November 22 after the congressmen have returned from Kauai. . - - ACQUIT P0STMASTER0F EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE J. G. Lewis, former postmaster at Waipahu, was acquitted by a jury in federal court late yesterday afternoon of a charge of embezzlement of postal funds amounting to $151.65. The jury was out about three hours. Lee Bone Sue. a Korean, testified that he had given Lewis the money and had never gotten a receipt Lewis testified that he gave the money back to the Korean after he had learned that the applica tion was incorrectly made out EXEMPTIONS FROM DRAFT ARE MADE CHILD MAD ODD El CONTROLLER HERE (Continued from pase 1) H. Gooding Field, chairman of Ho nolulu exemption board. Division No, 1, announced the following today: Physlcially qualified for military ser vice but claiming exemptions on ac count of dependents: Tony Aguiar, Pacific Commercial Advertiser, transferred from local board for Division No. 1, Oakland, Claims exemption, dependent mother, Silas E. Gay, Bijou theater, trans ferred from local board, Division No. 8. Ixs Angeles. Claims exemption, dependent mother. Robert Grover Lorenzo, Wolters apartments, transferred from local board. Division No. 6, San Francisco. Claims exemption, dependent wife and mother. Emmett P. Connolly, No. 1 bewey Court Waikikl, transferred from local board, Division No. 2, Oakland. Claims exemption, wife and child. The following have been exempted or discharged: Henry E. Carlson, transferred from San Diego; Antone Gomes, transferred from Oakland; Le Conte Stewart, transferred from Davis county, Ltah; L. W. Jongeneel, temporarily physi cally deficient to appear for re-exam ination November 22, 1917. Called to service, not exempted or discharged: Sen Yet Young, 1571 Auld lane, Ho- noluu. LANSING PRAISES PINKHAM AS HOST Appreciation of the manner in which Governor Pinkham as chief executive of the territory has entertained dis tinguished guests of the nation during their stay in Honolulu i3 expressed by Hon. Robert Lansing, secretary of state, in a letter to Secretary of Inter ior Franklin K. Lane, who has for warded the missive to the governor, with his own appreciation as well. The letter from Mr. Lansing reads as follows : "I have Mr. Meyer's letter of Sep tember 22, enclosing copies of addres ses delivered at Honolulu in August last, by His Excellency, Viscount Ishii, the Japanese ambassador on special mission; by Governor Pink ham, as well as copies of remarks made by the governor on June 22, 1917, to the school children in Honolulu, and on July 27, at a luncheon cf the Chamber of Commerce. ul have been informed of the warm hospitality extended to the members of the party during their short visit to Honolulu, and I take this occasion, not only to voice their appreciation. but to extend my own thanks to Gov ernor Pinkham for his hearty co operation in the entertainment of our distinguished guests. "I am, my dear Mr. Secretary, "Your obedient servant "ROBERT LANSING." A suit for ejectment has been filed in circuit court by Rev. Henry H. Parker against Pekekepa Ah You and two others. A nine-pound son was born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley E. Andrews at the Kapiolanl Maternity Home. Mother and son are doing nicely, The funeral of Mrs. E. A. Stobie took place yesterday afternoon at her late residence on Keeaumoku street Rev. Canon William Ault conducted the simple ceremony. The pall-bearers were L. Tenny Peck, C. H. Cooke, F. L. Waldron, A. E. Davidson, R. J. Buchly and W. R. Farrington. The remains were sent to Hilo by the Mauna Kea for burial in the cemetery of the Hilo Foreign church. Watson Ballentyne, former teller at the First National bank and well known in local social and athletic clr cles, who left Honolulu several weeks ago to join the Canadian overseas forces, is now in Toronto, Canada, and has been transferred from the quar termaster to the aviation corps, ac cording to letters received by friends here. From Toronto Mr. Ballentyne expects to go to a military camp in Texas for a period of training. "My salary is $4,000 a year. Could n't you live on hat? "I suppose I could manage to live on it, replied the girl, 'but I expected to do a lot of entertaining after I wad married." Louisville Courier-Journal. ries a two-fold purpose. It gives Ha waii a resident representative or the national body, ani makes the terri torial food commission, a cording to .Mr. Child, the legal agent of the na tional food administration. "This action by President Wilson.'" says Mr. Child, 'means that the terri torial food commission will be in a position to work more in harmonv with Mr. Hoover and the national food administration, and it means that the commission will receive more instructions and advice from Wash iugton as to what the administration wants done in all matters. "Since its creation the local comnm sion has worked largely upon its own responsibility, but it now tomes in direct contact with the national ad ministration as its legal agent here.' Whether the national administra tion will outline any new duties for the territorial commission, Mr. Child does not know. He says, however, that all enforcements of recently passed legislation relating to food production. distribution and conservation will be handled by the regular machinery of the government. For example, he adds, the enforcement of the law re quiring distributors of fooi to secure licenses probably will be handled in Hawaii by the collector of internal revenue. Mr. Child will continue his duties as assistant executive officer of the food commission. LIBERTY LOAi NOW 4,800,000 (Continued from ra 1.) SEVEN GAMBLERS GET SI 0 FINES Brought into court by bench war rants issued last week, seven Chi nese were each sentenced by Circuit Judge Ashford today to pay a fine of $10 and costs. They were charged with gambling and the trial was held last week, although these seven defendants and four others were not in court The keeper of the game and three others were convicted and fined, the former paying $50 into court The seven Chinese fined today failed to appear at the trial, were convicted despite their absence and their bail declared forfeit. They said this morning that they had not been notified of the date of 'the trial; that they had each given an attorney $3.50 and that they thought that ended the matter as far as they were concerned. JAPANESE TO COURT AS RESULT OF J0YRIDE Taking an automobile belonging to Love's bakery without permission, treating a number of friend3 to a "joy ride" and ending the party by driving the machine into the front of Wong Pun's store in Maunakea street, was the experience of a Japanese named Harada, who has been charged by the police with heedless driving and oper ating a machine without a license. Harada is said to be the caretaker of the Love's bakery cars. He was ar rested by Detective Harry T. Lake. According to Lake. Harada lost con trol of the automobile and it crashed into the Chinese store, slightly injur ing two Japanese boys, 10 and 11 years old, respectively, who were sit ting in front of the place. NEEDLE WORK GUILD DONATES 2700 GARMENTS If you are able to donate two gar ments a year to the association, you are qualified to become a memher of the Needlework Guild, and not only qualified, but requested to join. The Honolulu organization, which is a branch of the National Needlework Guild, contributed 2700 garments, nearly all of them new, during the campaign which ended two weeks ago. The largest donations from this col lection went to aid the school children of-St. Andrew's guild, to the Associat ed Charities and to the Salvation Army, but every organization in the city that looks after the welfare of children in any way came In for a share of the contributions. JLIRV SECURED TO TRY HART After nearly three hours of work, a jury was secured in Circuit Judge Heen's court this morning to try the case of Lionel R. A. Hart, former lo cal representative of the New York brokerage firm of Charles A. Stone ham & Co., who is charged with em bezzlement. According to an indictment returned by the territorial grand jury, Hart is alleged to have converted to his own use the sum of 5532.38, said to have been the property of O. A. Bierbach. Hart i3 represented by Attorney Wil liam B. Lymer. Mrs. Hart was in court all morning. The trial of the case will begin tomorrow. The jury is composed of C. L. von Hunolstein, Bruno Wenrich, Simeon Akaka, P. J. Sullivan. G. D. Center, C. F. Frasher, Job Batchelor, A. M. Guerrero, Adolph Wolff, Ignaz Off and Arcnle Kahele. Liberty Loan, and announced that the trustees of the school had agreed to carry any of the teachers who wished to subscribe for a bond. L, Tenney I'ecK. chairman of the speakers' committee, I at Fort Ka mchanieha today, addressing tne sol diers at that pest. He is taking the thanks of the executive committee to the coast defenders, for their splendid work in helping Hawaii oversubscribe her loan. More than $12,000 was received from the municipal employe?, as a result of the campaign carried on by Mayor J. J. Fern and a committee of super visors yesterday. Paymaster George Dyer, at Pearl Harbor, reports that the navy and civil ians at the base have subscribed $-D,-000. In discussing the reasons why the navy department is not handling subscriptions from navy men in the same way as the army, by the allot ment of pay method, the executive committee issued the following bulle tin, received from Washington. "The reason is that the allotments of pay by the enlisted men of the navy are subject to cancellation by the sail ors at any time, while in the case of soldiers allotments of pay are irrevoc able. The Navy Department therefore is not soliciting subscriptions from the enlisted men on the allotment basis and will not gather these subscriptions and handle them in one place similar to the army. Doubtless local banks will agree to sell to navy men on the monthly instalment plan. In such cases we believe signed allotments of pay should be obtained from these men, as it is believed they will not be revoked to any material extent." . Another bulletin issued by the com mittee calls attention to the fact that postmasters are authorized to cash in terest coupons on U. S. Government bonds. Shipments 'on Way The local executive committee an nounces that an initial supply of $100 denomination Second Loan 4 per cent permanent bonds has been received by the Federal reserve bank in San Francisco, and it. is believed the bonds will be received in Honolulu very shortly. It is understood that ship ments of other bonds up to $1000 are on their way from Washington. It is pointed out that the Second Liberty Loan 4's now being sold are entirely different from the Conversion bonds, which are issued to persons de siring to change their first loan, 3 per cent, to 4 per cent. The first issue, 3 per cent, and the convertible 4's, have interest coupons dated June and December 15. The second issue, 4 per cent only, call for interest payable May and December 15. If holders of the first loan, af3,4 per cent, desire to change their bonds to 4 per cent, they should notify the banks where they bought the bonds, whether they wish the tirst issue bonds to be sent to them from San Francisco,. or whether they wish them converted to 4 per cent bonds. . The list of the various army posts, with their subscriptions at noon today, is as follows: 25th Infantry $ '194,950 1st Infantry 139.S50 C. A. C. 130,150 4th Cavalry 123.050 9th Field Artillery 111,800 32nd Infantry 103,800 2nd Infantry 102,350 1st Field Artillery 95,400 Q. M. C. 32,150 Medical Department 32.750 Engineers 19.000 Signal Corps 15,100 Ordnance Dept. 4,300 Headquarters 3,850 WE STORE EVERYTHING JAMES H. LOVE CITY TRANSFER COMPANY PHONE 121. Total $1,122,900 Althouzh the 25th Infantry leads the entire list with the largest amount "of money, the 1st Infantry has the largest amount per capita, having $100.28 to each soldier. The 32nd Infantry la second with $97.08 per capita. The campaign at the army posts practically comes to an end tomorrow. MORE FUNDS NEEDED TO KEEP U. S. PRISONERS Marshal j' J. Smiddy announced to- dav that as a result of the many ar rests which have been made of per sons selling liauor to soldiers, there are now more federal prisoners in Oa hu orison than ever before in the history of the United States court in Hawaii. Because of this large num ber, Marshal 3middy has applied to the treasury department for special funds for the maintenance of prison ers. According to federal officials, Oahu prison is now so crowded that inmates are sleeping in the corridors at night, there being insufficient cells to accommodate all. Peggy Daddy, what did the Dead Sea die of? Daddy I don't know, dear. Peggy Daddy, where do the Zeppelins start from? Daddy I don't know. Peggy Daddy, when will the war end? Daddy I don't know. Peggy I say, Daddy, who made you an editor? The Sketch. DR. J. H. WILLIAMS TO SPEAK ON CHARACTER On Thursday morning, at 10 o'clock. in the Bible school rooms, the Hew Dr. Williams will give the third in his series of talks on "The Elements in the Character, of Jesus." His subject for this week will be "The Element of Genuineness." Women are asked to bring needle. thread and thimble, to do Red Cross work which will be furnished, or sup ply their own Red Cross work. I TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY J FOR RENT. Small cottage suitable for two at Wai kiki. $9.00. Ring up 7531. 6925 6t LOST. Silk bag with knitting, on Beretania street. Reward for return to Box 764. Star-Bulletin. 6925 2t HELP WANTED. Live wire salesmen for National Week ly publication. Splendid premiums, liberal commission. See Mr. Harper, Room 7, Magoon Bldg., Honolulu. 6925 4t CARD OF THANKS. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew McCabe take this means of, conveying their sincere thanks to ?.!1 relatives and friends for the kind sympathv extended in their late bereavemen C92J It JgggK Graham Bread WRAPPED AS SOON AS BAKED. for the 'tween meal sandwiches 3r for the growing boy Tell u3 what day to deliver it. Phone 1431 I JAPANESE SILK GOODS AND CURIOS, KIMONOS AND EMBROIDERIES. SAYEGUSA 1120 NUUANU STREET, JUST ABOVE HOTEL I'M AND BUSINESS fj "There are some lines of business which liave suffered because of the war," he said, "but these are able to keep their sales up by usin the riht kind of advertising and by 'hammering.' ff "Advertising is the greatest force in business today, and I consider newspaper advertising most effective for nearly every kind of business. "To show that merchants are getting re sults from their advertising campaigns is only to cite the fact that they are spending hundreds of millions annually in newspaper and other kinds of advertising. fp'But advertising has passed the aca demic and theoretical stage." It is needless to talk of its results. No business can thrive without it.' W. Sanger of U. S. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. Paid Publicity Will Do It. The general circulation of the O JgQ Star-Bulletin for Oct. 20 was O DO 1 THEBE IS A w . . . - V v. .-- TrrnvniTKr jIJlKJl II V. t"l .C! L T r CONSTANT DEMAND FOB AND NO ONE AT HOME OR ABROAD SHOULD BE , WITHOUT ONE. INCLUDE ONE IN THE BOX THAT GOES TO FRANCE. YOU WILL FIND AN EX CELLENT SELECTION OF ALL KINDS, PRICES AND GRADES IN OUR STOCK. .LET US SHOW THEM TO YOU. - WALL & DOUGHERTY Jewelers Opticians it SSI If I 4 m - . : 1 1, , p. I III! AlY oung Bldg. 0