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- . a. a tm-m - k. rmmm w ."X I'JIDil'J IS LEfl. HALF OF MATSOW r,llLLIO!lS BY WILL Late Shipowner Gives $20,000 to Each of Children By First Wife SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. U-.-rhief beneficiary under the will of toe late Captain William Matson. which was offered for probate yeeterda) is the widow, Mrs. Llllle U. Matson, to whom la bequeathed one-half of the estate, varloualy estimated at f 2,0'o,OW) to 12,750.000. To each of the chlluren by hU first Wife, Mrs. Ida Bernard, 70 Short street: Mrs. William (Emily) Forrest, Fifty-fourth street. Oakland: Theodore Matson, CC Short street; Arthur J. Matson. 1077 Sixty-firat street, Oakland; Walter J. Matson, Hillsborough, is bequeathed $20,J00. The residue of the estate goes to ;Mrs. Lurllne B. Roth, wife of William P. Roth, a daughter of Cai-laln Mat son's second marriage. . A conference concerning the will is 'to be held today among the brothers 'and sisters of the first marriage, ac cording to a statement made last .evening by Arthur J. Matsou. He said: I do not know at this time what 'will be done concerning the provis ions of the will as affecting us. The notice of. the fBing of the will has' iyet to reach me. and until it does I shall not say anything concerning my future actions. I have not retained any attorney and "will make no move until the way seems clear. At this time I do not think there will be a contest so far as I am concerned. I shall try tomorrow to get into touch with the others." Nothing to' Charity : ' V 'l think the children by the first .marriage are well remembered In the will," said Attorney A. F. Morrison. TI do not know, whether any of thera ill contest That is not for me to HV - No. bequests were made for char ity, an omission for which Mrs. Mat son expressed regret yesterday. At torney Morrison, 5 who drew the vrill and with the widow Is named execu tion without bonds, said that when . the testament was drawn, Captain Matson' affairs were Involved. - "I have no doubt' that if his miat ten were In as good condition then n n w nnw nri km hi a i i ni nt v un rison, "provision would have been; made. In any event Captain Matson rwas always' inclined to leave such ; things to his wife," , The will , was drawn oa August .7, sl913; and was witnessed by Attor- .uey George J. Hatfield, formerly with .Morrison, and Attorney Edward Hon .field, who Is in Morrison's office. The will declares that the estate is community property acquired since -a reservation that "an inconsiderable ; Part is not community p boldlng" r: 'Estimates' on Values -1 ' " Those who, hive- close relation to tne Matson lamuy maicaie tne es 'tate to be worth about 12,000,000. In the. down' town financial circle - the 'figure Is placed at nearer the 13,000, ;000 mark. . ; ; -' 'r ' The "bulk of the iortune left by this man who started in San Frandsco.a 'a foremast hand on the sea, is . said to be In somewhat' more than 400,000 'shares of th Honolulu Oil Company 'of present market, quotation of 4 a share,. making 11,600,000. . Captain Matson owned 3,000. shares of the 5 Matson Navigation Comnanr." of which stock 70 shares. sold on the .market yesterday at $270. On an ap- nnlcamant " vaa . AcHmstori ? th stock would so about 1200 a share, a total of $600,000 for the estate. Other t stocks owned by Captain Matson were ; 4,000 shares of Honolulu Plantation, .put at 1200,000; I Iakalau Plantation. flAAAAAi T . . . K t . , Dl.niitfi J Ail &VV,VWl. A MIMUtt llu. V . ' v v shares.. Ills real estate and miscel laneous investments figure, according tn th,m financial mn mt t VTIt flflfl nn. Jess the realty was deeded before; his death. ; - :': :-'v . Captain . Matson did not have ex tensive bank loans, It is said. Under -this estimate the estate would bulk .about $2,750,000. . ; STUDYPAVIKG Norman Watklns, chairman of the , municipal affairs committee of the fhmhr fif rnminerre. trill ni&ka an - . . A. .r.J. m v i a . i cities are doing in paving inspection. - in the course of a mainland trip which will begin next week. This was the outcome of a meeting this morning of the committee at which the matter of inspection for Honolulu's million-dollar roadwork came up. The report that Supervisor Mott-Smith has employed an Inspector at his own expense to get independent judgment on ' the work started the The committee found that it could not get far now, particularly .In view of the chairman's coming absence, and : his trip furthermore furnished an un usual opportunity to learn what other cities are doing with inspection. J - It , was . roughly estimated that the costi of Inspection - would . be about '$7500 for the workja prospect. New arrivals at the Pleasanton are Mr and Mrs. W. H. Barnes of Slkea cton Ma and Mr. and Mrs. E. II. Pie'rce of Berkeley, Cal. ; K - .... . TO CURE A COLD III OfiE DAI ! take LAXATI VE BROMO QUININ ? (Tablets). Jrucgists refund money U ;t fait to cure, v The signature of : E GROVR is on each box. Man factored by the PARIS MEDICINE, ' CO.. St.1 Louis, TJ. S. A WILL R' AGENT OF CIFIC MAIL EAGHE8 CITY SUnley W. Good, th'e new agent for the Pacific Mail Steamsuip company. arried yesterday on the Maui, and I busy today going over the affairs of the agency - with Mr. Klebahn. of Hackfeld company. He has not yet decided where the agency office wfH be located, after It is removed from Hackfeld', which will be November 1. Honolulu is the last or the Pacific Mail agencies to be taken over, the company now having Its own special agents in all its branch offices. Mr. Good does not anticipate the taking off of any of the steamers of the Pacific Mail before next summer, nor does he believe there will be any shortage of ships between Honolulu and San Francisco because of the pos sibility of the government taking over, the shipping. He thinks that if any of the present vessels are re moved they would be replaced by others. He says people in 8an Fran clsco want to come to Honolulu, and that tourists to the West coast all seem to want to get over here before they go East again, and stories of raiders in the Pacific have had little, if any, effect on tourist travel. Mr. Good Is staying at the Young hotel. When he has settled the mat ter of the location of his office, and had a look around here as to things in general, he will send for his fam ily, now in San Francisco. y wMy name Is Sims. When you want me you will have to call me by name. There are others smoking around here and I don't' answer unless my name is called," said Private Howard D. Sims; a member of Company C, 25th Infantry, to Temporary Second Lieut. Stanley Satterwhite, his superior of fleer. : v l-:, i y ; " The3e 'words, spoken in a surly and Insubordinate manner, according to witnesses, while he retained a cigaret in his mouth as the officer addressed him, won for the soldier a dishonor able discharge, forfeiture of pay and allowances and imprisonment for two years. Sims will be sent to Alcatraz. The case Is announced , in court-martial orders made public at army head quarters today. V Others are as fol lows: t ".. Private, 1st Class Fred C. Morris, C. A. C 14th Company, Oahu, for wearing, civilian crothes. Forfeiture of two-thirds pay for two months. r Private- Ulrick Hi Hoffman, Battery B, 1st Field Artillery acquitted of a charge of stealing a flannel shirt,, findings, of 'not guilty."' 4 : ' ; Private Louis P, Fortla, Battery F, th Field Artillery; deserting the ser vice and stealing a bicycle from on W, : S. Gum. ' Found guilty and sen tenced to dishonorable discharge for feiture of i pay and imprisonment for five years.;. ":.:;'-" i ' '- rs:-- ' . Private Hugh R. .Wilson, Battery B, 1st Field Artillery, found not guilty and acquitted of charge of stealing clothing froin Private John W. Branco, Company D,' 3rd Engineers. ; v v (Continued from ise 1.V picked out the German submarine be fore the. undr-sea pirates had time enough to launch, a torpedo. : The na val gunners manning a 4-inch gun at the stern ppened the fire and 16 shots in; all were fired. Fifteen shots went wild but. the 16th and last finished one of the most exciting running fights in the victory of the Japanese, It hit ting, squarely the periscope of the at tacking submarine. Before the smoke cleared the diver was seen, disappear ing. ' ' .; . : . ; ; . Many .torpedoes were fired by the submarine at the Kashima.Maru but skilful maneuvering on the part of the captain saved the liner, i r - In the afternoon of the same day, September 27, while the Kashlma Ma ru was still steaming in the British waters an attack was made 1 by ' an other German submarine. Many shots were fired . by. the liner's gunnera to repulse the attacker, . -Later In . the very , afternoon still another, the third, ' was made by a German U-boat. This. too. the liner has successfully dodged and after that was not further disturbed. The Kashlma Mar'u is the second of the armed . Japanese vessels to sink a German submarine, the first being the Sanuki Mara of the same company, the N. Y. K. The Kashlma Mara is one of the finest of the N. Y. IC liners and is equipped with a 4-lnch gun mounted at her stern. ' : Mr; R, Kondo, president of the N. Y. JC. bas announced that the com pany is now working on . a plan to shift Its London route from the, Indian ocean to the Pacific by the way of the Panama canal and via New York to London. Since the N. Y. K. liner Mitachi Mam was ' lost, in ' the Indian ocean recently the company is njw seriously taking Into consideration the change of the route. CHANGE ANNOUNCED IN r HIL0 EXEMPTION BODY Attorney W . II. Smith of Hilo has been appointed a member of the local exemption 5 board - for that clt. , suc ceellng Vol . Stevenson, resigned. The resignation oZ Mr. Stevenson .ha soeen approved by : the ; presidents it' w as stated today at draft headquarters. t 4 SURLY TALK TO SUPERIOR OUSTS Y.fflER inilMUSTMV TO KEEDS OF II. S. DECLARES GUILD Doesn't Think Steamers Will Be Taken Off But if They Are Food Consumption Here Will Be Regulated If btcaniers plying between Honolu lu and San Francisco are diverted to tbe Atlantic for war purposes, it will be necessary to regulate the consump tion of food in the territory of Hawaii. This Is the declaration of J. F. Child, assistant executive officer rf the territorial food commission, who yesterday was appointed by the presi dent upon the nomination of Governor Pinkham. as federal food commission er for Hawaii. "The safety of the islands." savs Mr. Child, "in obtaining foreign food pro- aucts lies in the fact that we nave 170,000,000 worth of food to exnori every year, which is needed on the mainland, and we have to import ojly about $8,000,000 worth of food. "In other words, the ships taking our sugar away will probably be il to oring rood back to the islands. If it were not for the suear we have. I believe that the islands would be ;ut off and told to take care of them selves. "If our shins ar needM en tb At- lan tie side it would not be a patriotic act of 'the ueoDle of Hawaii tn rrv ta keep them on this run. The needs of tne islands should be made secondary to the needs of the nation. The terri torial food commission, throush its county agents, has been trying to Im press upon the people of these Islands the necessity of learnins how to prow sufficient produce to support them selves. The woman's committee, work ing In Honolulu and on th other is lands, has been trying to Impress on an classes of propie the necessity of food conservation and the reduction of the consumption of imported foods.- rri i mm ' a . meir euons nave Deen quite ;uc cessful among some Deonle. but still there are many others who do not yet realize the seriousness of the situa tion. "My advice to everv housewife nnd housekeeper Is to investigate the sup ply of local grown foodstuffs to ascer tain what they are, where they can e obtained and determine the ways of preparing them for the table, so that If the worst comes to the worst, they will know how to feed their families on local grown foodstuffs. "Complaints have beeir made to me that the merchants are trvinsr tn nafre more money on island fruits and vege tables than on imported commodities. I believe this istrue to a certain ex tent on some iteinsr "It might be explained by the fact that sales of island crown Droduce are small as compared with the ssiles or Imports, and the losses from decay and spoilage are greater, due ti tha lack of demand. "If there was a steady demand for island produce, the merchant would be able to handle it In greater quanti ties and without any great loss from rponage. Then the consumer would not be forced to nay for what th mer chant now throws away." (Continued from pege.l) to the federal reserve bank at San Francisco. In addition to the eleventh hour rush which is sure to result, the reports from Hawaii and Maui will arrive by steamer Saturday morning. This means feverish work on the part of the officials of the drive, for the sum total of Hawaii's contribution to the second Liberty loan must be tele graphed to the mainland at exactly 12 o'clock Saturday. . Scouts Get $44,750 , . While the civilian sales agents were put canvassing the city yesterday, the roy bcouis were quieuy rounaing up subscribers for the second loan and as a: result ; of their activities, received pledges amounting to $44,750. Before the scouts were sent out to cover the city yesterday, a letter written to President Wilson wa Tead to the lads. The nation's chief executive congratu lated the American scouts for, their splendid work in the first loan cam paign and urged that ; they do. even better in the second loan. The presi dent pointed out that.' the United States has thrown down the gauntlet to Germany, and it is up to the stay-at-home population to back the sol diers with dollars. V . Service emblems will be awarded to scouts who sell bonds in 10 or more homes, and a beautiful silk American flag will be awarded to the troop which secures the largest number of subscriptions. The awrard will be niade by President Wilson. The presi dent of the boy scouts will award a gold medal to the scout securing the greatest number of subscriptions, and silver and bronze medals for the next 10. At Fort Kamehameha yesterday, L. Tenney Peck, chairman of the speak ers' committee, delivered an address to the officers and enlisted men at the big coast artillery post. . A large ther mometer was erected beside the speak ers platform, and when Mr. Peck commenced his talk, - the mercury stood at the $75,000 mark. Long before he had finished, the thermometer reg istered over $100,000. The other army posts are - still forging ahead in the drive, and without a doubt, have - es tablished & record among the rest of Uncle Sam's army stations outside of Oahu. There will be a meeting of the Elks Lodge in B. P. O. E. hall Friday tight, with initiating ceremonies for one new member. A social, session will follow, in which the members of the Monte Carter company will take part. . ' .,y . . LIBERTY LOAN i REV. AKA1K0 AKANA MAY BE CALLED AS KAWAIAHA0 PASTOR mm-) REV. AKAIKO AKANA Rev. Akaiko ALana. for the laet several years .;i.'ely itlentirie-l v.iih religious worK in the turritory, is ie lug considered for no-rination nr the new pastor of Krtwa'iiiio church to succeed Rev. Hnry H . ParKci, wijet-c resignation is to taVe efft'rt :it i'ie end of the year. This announcement was maie t day by a member of the :ongra4Ctiou ar.J confirmed by John K. Kaminoulu, leader of the so-cailed KnmanouiJ faction of the church. A committee of tbe congregation is to meet shortly to select some one for nomination to suc ceed Mr. Parker and it is declared that Mr. Akana will be the one select ed. According to Kamanoulu, about three-fourths of the members of the Kawaiahao congregation, and probably more, favor lir. Akana's nomination. Mr. Akana is now on Kauai. For tbe last few years Mr. Akaja has been associated with the Ha waiian board of missions and head of the Young People's league. He is e profound student and an excell?ut speaker and is well known to mem bers Of the Kawaiahao congregation. (Continued from page 1) Sullen but frightened, refusing at first to talk, but finally under the aw ful-realization that tonight would be nis last on eartn, Bonneiia confessed that, he had shot the Japanese store keeper. His story was the same as that of Gabriel. They knew the Jap anese had a large sum of money in his store and thev planned to rob him of it. They entered his store, and wnue two : of the Filipinos held the helpless man, Florencio shot him. "When I shot the man. and be be- gan to cry out in pain, Gabriel grabbed the gun out' of my hand and shot him again." he said. . Wettine his narched H dr. and tier. vously twisting his fingers about his prison garb, the condemned man con- tinued: "I told a lie in court. Gabriel told me to blame Eduardo, and they would let me go free. I was colne to tell the truth to Detective McDuffie but Gabriel sajd no. Eduardo told us to rob "the Japanese, because he had two bags of money. "I was going to work when thev stopped me and made me go with them. I had bad luck that night." x dazed look spread over his fare as he thought of the penalty he must pay for that night's work. He did not plead for mercy, nor pardon. His last words, before he was again placed in the death cell, were brief. I have nothlnsr more to sav. I have told the truth." Garcia... who shot the Jananese. on Hawaii, had nothing to say. He was silently awaiting ' the morrow when he should walk to his death 'on the gallows. ... - In the --Prison vard the attendants have erected a gallows. The three men will be taken from their cells a few minutes before 8 o'clock and walked slowly to the rallows and on to the platform. The black caps will be fitted, and the nooses adlusted When the final signal is eiven. and the buttons pressed, the traps will be reieasea. and. the three men will have paid the extreme penalty of their crimes. .1 (Continued from ca 1.) reader. The Star-Bulletin will nublish that day as many names as are drawn up to press time. Three clerks will be seated at the right of the announcer to copy down the numbers in their serial order. The number three is chosen to avoid anv possible chance of error. The big glass container with a lit- tie more than 7000 numbers in it will sit on the platform in the senate cham ber. On the left of the platform will sit army and navy officials, represen tatives of civic organizations and con suls of the Allied nations. The public as a whole will be welcome at the drawing. As this will proceed through out we aay mere win be plenty of time for all who desire to watrh the operation. Those given special invi tations will be present at the open ing of the drawing. The total number of names reg istered for draft is 26,337. Of these 8096 are citizens and 18,241 are aliens. Maj, Green said today that from ap pearances thus far fully 40 per cent of the aliens will waive their right to exemptions. The exact hour of the drawing has ntft been set lint It will be as early as practicable in the fore noon so as to be finished that dav. DRAfTMMBE HELD ON NOV CllilrJ Policy as Aide To Food Boan Declares Function to Effect an Equitable Distribution of Food, Not to Fix Prices J. F. Child, assistant executive offi cer of the territorial food commission and federal food commissioner for Ha waii, did not tell the Ad Club yester day that the national food administra tion has no right to regulate prices. What he did say was that the admin istration "has no authority to regulate retail prices charged for food." and in making this statement he read from an announcement sent out by the ad ministration itself. In this connection the administra tion goes on to say: "We trust that whenever the sav ings jnade make it possible, there will be a corresponding change in the price made. In a statement given the Star-Bulletin today regarding the regulation of prices, Mr. Child says: ' "1 do not see any necessity for set ting a maximum or minimum price on sugar in this territory. These restrict ed prices are made where there is a lack of a sufficient supply of sugar for all. where the demand Is greater than the supply and where the prices are boosted up by speculation. "The sugar supply in Hawaii is as good now as It has ever been, and there is no danger of anyone hoarding ;t. It may yet prove to be the cheap est food we have here; perhaps all the food we will have here if they take the steamers' off. "The fact that the government has required the licensing of certain dis tributors of and dealers in food does not necessarily mean that prices are to be regulated or controlled. In my opinion, it is to effect an equitable distribution of food, so that the admin istration at all times will know Just where all food is." Mr. Child is unable to say now whether, he will be called upon to fix the price of sugar or any other com modity here. Before any legal action could be taken in this respect, he says, a statement of the. facts would have to be submitted to legal advisors of the food administration for its final approval and passage. "The national food administration is not fixing prices anywhere except by agreement," ..Mr. Child continues. Legal courjel for Mr. Child, a3 fed eral food administrator for Hawaii, probably will be U. S. Attorney S. C. Huber, 'as.it is the announced desire of the government to keep all matters within the machinery -of the govern ment. VISIT OFFICERS' After a vigorous and straightfor ward talk to the Rotary Club today by Capt. Thomas H. Lowe on the of ficers' training camp at Castner, the Rotarians decided to visit the camp in a body, if it meets with the ap proval of the army authorities and a suitable time can be found next week or soon after. Capt. Lowe, told briefly how the men are being prepared for the fighting and hardships of the war-front in Europe under modem trench conditions, and the Rotary trip' was proposed by John Butler to show the men in the camp that Honolulu's business and profes sional men are with them, and to drive home to the Rotarians also what prep aration for modern warfare means. purported'confession by hart admitted (Continued from page 1) Attorney William B. Lymer, counsel for Hart, objected to the reading of the purported " confession on the ground that the corpus delicti had not been proved. The court overruled the motion. Mr. Bierbach testified today that he had never given Hart permission to sell certain stock which he had pur chased through the local agency of the Stoneham company. He said that Hart informed him there was a chance that the stock would go to 20 cents a share, "but I never told him to sell," said Mr. Bierbach. "If he had sold the stock at 20 cents, it would have been in disobe dience of your orders ?" asked Attor ney Lymer. "Yes," answered Mr. Bierbach. "But the chances are I would not have kicked," he added " "And did it go up to 20 cents?" "Yes. It went up to 35 cents." At the settlement, Mr. Bierbach said, he received 10,000 shares instead of the 20,000 he should have received. TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY 1 4- f FOR SALE. AUTOMOBILES. Euick Roadster, 1916 Six Just over hauled and painted, only run 11,000 miles. Excellent condition. Tires in good condition. Two. spares. Cash or terms to responsible party. Tele phone 5859. 6926 tf LOST. A flat file of papers indorsed David K. Kahaulelio vs. Beke Ihihi and Kin Cbpy, on Waialao road or King street. Finder will receive suitable reward upon returning same to Star Bulletin offi-e. 6926 3t ROTARY CLUB TO TRAINING CAMP WE STORE EVERYTHING JAMES K. LOVE : Tell us what day to deliver it. He should have had $4400 Worth of stock, be added. He testified that in the beginning of the transaction he had paid Hart $160, representing one third of the margin on the stock. As a result of arrests made by the police Tuesday of persons charged with sellfne liquor to soldiers, two de NEBRASKA'S GOVERNOR SAYS, V in answer to an invitation to address the 4th Annual Chiropractors' Con-, vention "Columbus. Nebraska. Aug.S. 1S1T. Dear Doctor Palmer: The chains of official duty deny me the privi lege and pleasure of being with you in Davenport. You shall be my. ambas sador. to the Court or the Chiropractors, there to speak my tribute of res pect cf-an assemblage of professionals with courage to resist both . the blandishments and the machinations of the divine righters in the realm of human healing. Edgar Howard (LL-Cov, of Ncb. - Chiropractors are licensed in Nebraska! F. C. MlGHTON, D. C. 204-5 Boston Bldg. (Over May's) ' . Vv -a. Children For School and Dressy Wear No garments created so far this season for the " grown tips" are more fashionable looking or better made. : They are in numbers of splendid styles suitable for wear to school every day, also numbers of others "more drf' " for wear on Sunday and other special occasions. ' Materials are of gingham in new plaids,' plain colors and stripes, Sizes 8 to 14, $2.75r $3.25 'and $4.50 each! ACH Hotel near Fort St. Do date Isack'rto 187? : "; " Tliat was the year Edison perfected his first electric lamp. Since then illuminating lias made enormous until today in the new MAZDA LIGHT we find absolute perfection, Cost of running expenses are cut to a 'mini? mum, while capacity of candlepower lias been increased many times over. Look your lights over, throw out the old ones, then order new Mazdas from the Z . -Z3 CITV TRANSFER COMPANY PHONE 121V V Bread; S BAKED. A ffjK Graham WRAPPED AS SOON AS the 'tween meal sandwiches for the growing boy ; Phone 1431 fendants have been turned over to tb federal officials and Marshal J. J. Smiddy has added two suitcases to the collection of luggage, bottles, flasks and demijohns In bis office. One of the suitcases contains two gallons of whisky and the otner six bottles, ol beer. V Oriental Silks : and Silk Crepes just arrived. rvnTT nn men iw ttr nrrw irnr Hotel St., near Nuuann m 'V'-V- VLrr . ! :";v:;: v ' Fort, near Hotel