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HONOLULU STAH'BULLBTjy, IHTOgfoAY, NOVEMBER 1, i917.
ir PLfttlTflTIOiT LflCOIl TJILL GEI BOtJUS M 78 M CEtll. RECiD-DllEftllEi! Palfijp m . - . HAWAII Uzd Price Milk S 8 Mm mm " I 11 ' I . Ill t ay Once r.1oie FIRST DISTRICT lnonp. Morle Nakamura, Kutsuke iHlon, Maurice - . Josp, Jim . Hlg-a. Matsusel lliga. Shoset Corpus, AUjando Hirata, Sempe. Canastra, John Cabral Fama, Ansel -Endo, Zenjfo Abrera.FJore.ncio Aniban. Melecio ' .Morolina. Calixton Gunbon, Basilio Nakao. Tomoichi Ok. Cho Saon XIpllo, Justin Maniu i Silva. Manuel Alvth Ttfnidax. .lose Danomin. Santiago Zabato. Zabumino. Ishida. Kasuma Calmerlu, Eustagino Moniz. Jose lol, Tadaichi . lwamoto." Sanzo Conta lonis, Thedore E. Ofiruilar." Clemen te (Jomes, Manuel Albania, Anastasio Kndries. l'edro Gansini ("uaiisma. John M. ' romes, Manuel Ndbrlga N'ajrat. Shiotaro Irei. Taru Dorollo. Inocencio VI ray Starratt, Harold Earl Takasaki, Yasutaro Mizuno, fceichl N'al:amoto. Kayato Oynii. Chung Hycn Konno, Gotaburo Kmriek. Harrison Uchlma-. Ausko Horimoto. Ittoku Matto?. Manuel 1e Cruz, IlilarJo Do la Rosoncarans, Charlii Texeira, Joe Orinioto: Kuicbi neo. Fe!lx:. Klta. Kazuhtko Agfawfle. Mauro Veriatt, John Vlllanlda, Agaplto - Costro, George " (Incomplete) 2. r.003. :'.".r.2. is:: 2. -..)- -.. M ( 7 . 1 007. 1.720. -:13. 4 I77. 2s:,r. r. 1 7 1 . 204 2. 4U( r.trs. I! 77 1 . 110. lssr.. sii.v 3707. 24S6. r.2 1779. 7fc. 4411. 465S. lor.o. 37fi7. sr. 2 7. 1656. 101. 34X. ior.6. 3ir,o. 520.1. 431.1. 4239. 2146. 144. 2476. More than 50 interested engineers, chemists and others today attended an interesting exhibit ot the de Laitte gas plant, at the Honolulu Iron Works, and saw successful tests 'of the miniature plant. . i The exhibit was conducted' and ex plained by the inventor of the pro- cess, L. B. de Laitte of Paris and San Francisco, who arrived on the Maui to give the demonstrations. . The plant, a compact and - simple mechanical device, worked effectively in response to the inventor's plan of showing how much better is his process than that ordinarily used. It is claimed for the de Laitto process that it will manufacture gas approx imately 60 pel cent cheaper than is now the case, and is especially adapt able for plantation use. One of the plants is to be tried out on Oahu plan tation by the J'onolulu Iron ' Works, lunder whose auspices the demonstra lions are held. "v ; r; ' The' de Laitte plant may be built in large, medium or small units, or collections of units, being mechanical ly elastic in this respect. With the high prices and scarcity of wood and coal, it is declared that the plant is especially desirable for Hawaii. At the conclusion of his talk today. Mr. de Laitte was questioned by many of the audience and explanations were given in detail of the mechanical workings of the plant TO OTHER WARS The estimated ordinary expenses of this government in the first year of its participation in the war is $12,067,278, 679.07. This does not include a penny of what we have lent and are going to lend to our allies.' It is merely the sum to be spent, with no financial re turn, on the running of the govern ment m war time, Including, of course, the expense of . the greatly enlarged army and navy on the new war" foot ing. This total for the present year Is $27,OS7,000 more than the government spent in the entire 17 years from the beginning of the present century . to the present year. . Ordinary expenditures of this gov ernment last year that is, the fiscal year ended June 30, 1917 were 041,333,116, or about a tenth of what they are now estimated to reach in the - present twelve-month, in addition, last year there were various extraordinary expenditures, such as. $25,000,000 for the 'Danish West Indies, but they do not belong in the group of ordinary expenses to which the estimate of more than 10 billions is contrasted. Only once before In theiistory of the government had the ordinary expenses exceeded a billion, and that was In the last year of the Civil War. In these totals of expenditures of previous years the deficits due to Postal Ser vice and the expenditures for bond ex. emptions are not included, for those items are notMncluded In the estimate of more than 10 billions for the cur rent war year. Interest .payments oh bonds are included. The army and navy expenditures for one year of this European war amount to $9,064,240,483. Just about two and a half times as much as it cost to keep the army and navy going through prac tlcally 17 years of fighting jn the five previous wars of this country which were of importance. In other words, the cost of both branches of the fighting service for the war of 1S12, the second Seminole war, the Mexican, war, the Civil war, and the Spanish war was, all told, $3,743,77tf. 773. . .".'V;. Against this estimate of "ordinary government expenses for the year end ing June, ,1918, which, to be exact as to cents, is $12,067,278,679.07. there are, to offset it in estimated receints on the basis of existing laws, $i,333,- o,wo; aiso sz.uuo.uuo.ooo of the $5.- 1217. 4705. 711 1272. 76. 3764. ' oil. 2405. DE LAIlTh PLANT WINS INTEREST WAR S COST! U. S. COMPARED Hawaii's plantation labor will reap a huge reward in bonuses for the year which ended yesterday. ; . . Announcement has been made by Royal D." Mead, director ot the Ha waiian Sugar . Planters' - Bureau of Labor and Statistics, that the bonus will be 78 per cent. This is a big in crease over the figure of last year, which was 52.95 per cent. V The announcement is as follows: The average of the dally New York market price for 96 deg. centri fugal sugar, duty paid, for the year ending Qctober 31, 1917. was 6.098 cents per pouna or per ion. 'At $121 per ton the bonus to plan tation laborers would be 76.5 per cent. At $121' per ton the bonus rate would be 7S per cent. - :.;'. ; A bonus of 78 per cent has there- The new war tax hammer got busy this morning and hit every store in town handling patent medicines, toilet articles, sporting goods or games of any kind, musical instruments, and musical goods of any kind or descrip tion. All these things are looked upon by the war department as luxuries, and anybody who wants to be luxur ious in wartimes will have to pay ex tra for the privilege. . AC present the merchants them selves are standing the tax. E. O. Hall & Son are out exactly $76 today in their sporting goods department while Wall, Nichols & Co. figure that their firm will be out in the neigh borhood of $140 on - their music, mu sical instruments and sporting goods because of the new floor tax". Neither of these two firms expects to increase the price of such goods now on hand, but they do anticipate a further, increase In the selling price of new shipments. . ' All the drug stores : are very busy taking stock of their goods, which means that all patent medicines, ev ery bottle of perfume, every tube of toothpaste, every box of facepowder anything that could be construed by a I ritical internal revenue man as be ing intended for the toilet of man or woman has ibis morning an Increas ed value in the eyes of the retailer o! such articles. But he's not going to add anything to their selling price just yet By and by the price will get another boost, just a little bit more on some and a little bit less on others than the actual war tax ap plied. This will even things up, and keep down the necessity for bringing the penny into use. The war tax on facilities furnished by public utilities hits every store in town. The law,; which is ' section 500; reads: -k:v'::w ; ' That there shall be levied, assess- WEEKLY By A. T. L0NGLEY, Marketing Superintendent. ISSUED BY THE TERRITORIAL MARKETING DIVISION FOR WEEK ENDING, OCT. 26. The territorial marketing division has received a shipment of .island but ter this week which is very good and selling ; for 60 cents a pound retail. This is the first shipment of island butter the market has received since; the middle of August The price of eggs have advanced i and they are very scarce.' The price of island poultry has . also, advanced, Island as well as Imported corn has dropped a little in price during the past week, also the price of Imported cracked corn, barley and oats. . WHOLESALE. Small consumers cannot land butter, lb .55 .75 Eggs, select, dojen v Eggs, No. a, dozen . - .73 3ggs, tiuck, dozen' . Young roosters, lb. . Beans, string, green . . . . . .04 Beans, string, wax . .... Beans, Lima in pod . . . . . . . .04 M 9.00 11.00 13.00 . .30 . .40 3.50 Beans, Maui, red, cwt Beans, Calico, cwt .v. . X Beans, small, white Beets, dozen bunches Carrots, dozen, bunches Cabbage, cwt . . . . . . Corn, sweet, 100 ears . . Corn, Haw., sm., yel. . .v Corn, Haw., lg.. yel ... . . Rice, Jap. .seed, cwt .. . . 2.50 to 3.00 70.00 to 75.00 60.00 to 68.00 ........ .50 : -: vd' y-':'i-h-'J- ' . FRUIT.., Bananas, Chinese, bunches. . .20 to .50 Limes, 100 Bananas, cooking, bunches ...... 1.25 Pineapples, cwt, Figs, 100 ....... 1-00 Papaias, lb. ... Grapes, Isabella, lb. V. . . ... . . . . . .12 : LIVESTOCK.; Cattle and aheep are not bought at tnd paid for on a dressed weight basis. Hogsup to 150 pounds . .... .17 to .18 DRESSED MEATS. Beef, lb. .. ..... . ; .14 to .lit Mutton, id. Veal, lb. .14 to .15 Pork, jib. .. - f HIDES (WET SALTED) Steer, NoL 1, lb.-... Steer. No. 2, lb. . .18 .16 Steer, hair slip .16 ; ." .' FEED. The following are prices on feed, t Corn. sm.. yel.. ton .. . i . . ...... xvone Corn, lg. yeW ton.;....?0.00 W Corn, crp eked, ton oz.UU iq ao.uu Bran ton bZ.ov lo oo.uu Barley, ton ....... ..v.:.---.- -w Rratrh food ' ... . ......... . 60.UU i .... 538,945,460 bond issue authorized on April 27; and furthermore, $39 000 of the estimated ten billions' of ex penditures are' reimbursable by bond Issue, i That Is, , there are $3, 2,uuu,- 000 of receipts in sight, leaving an ex cess of estimated expenditures " over receipts already assured "of $7,008,807, 000. From the excess there win. be deducted later the amount to be raised by the war-revenue bi 1 - fore been determined. It will be pay able to the laborers on the plantations of Oahu and Hawaii in November and on Kauai and Maui in December. "The wage and bonus questions will be considered at the annual meeting of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' asso ciation to be held December third " The bonus record since the system was established is as follows: f : Ten months to October 31, 1912, 13 per cent . :.P .y; Year ending October 31, 1913, 1 per cent : Year ending October 31, 1914, 5' per cent. Year ending October 31,1915,- 2fl per cent. . Year ending October age) 52.95 per cent. Year ending October 31, 1 per cent. ed,- collected and paid (a) a tax eouivalent tn thrPA rr t-oVit nf the! amount naid for the tranlDorta.Hon by rail or water or by any form of mechanical motor power when in com- petition with carriers by rail 'or wa- ter of nroDp.rfv hv freight rnnRte-npd Lfrom one DOint of the United States to I another; (b) a'tax of ode cent for each 20 cents, or fraction thArenf. nairi to anv Derson. cornoration nartner- ship or association engaged in the business of transporting parcels or oackasea bv exDress over retnilar routes between fixed terminals,, for th transDortation of anv narkasTfi narrftl Or shlnmpnt hv ATnrosa from one noint in the United States to an- nthpr " -'. a rt on on ,.H rtUMncr,ofi,0 carrier mWti Bnrh- tav Bhaii nnt be required to list separately the arfloa tf K end tax is stated James A. Dunbar of Henry May & Co. says this will mean a big increase In their expressage. MThe war tax hits us going and coming," said Mr. Dunbar. "For in stance, our increase in postage rates Will h nn amall Uerr, Then tM w ni-o ovorv oi.. ,m J .y J v uv uoct ;nui uafC IU VJ our share of the tax on outgoing ra dios, telegrams, and telephone 1 mes sages, which, means 5 cents "extra every time we send a message, and 10 cents extra if we want to prepay the reply we expect, but it is the increase in expressage that we shall feel most" W- D- Adams, of the Bergstrom Music Co., where the clerical force was busy taking an Inventory, said: At present mere win be no increase in the price of talking machines, rec ords, etc., although the war tax adds considerably to the cost price to us. eventually, tne price on these goods will undoubtedly be raised. 311916 (aver 917TT8 PRODUCE REPORT Papaias have advanced three-fourths of a cent a pound while pineapples and bananas have remained the same. The division is receiving shipments of fresh asparagus each day from ! Pearl City, which we are retailing for 15 cents a pound There are still no Island Irish po tatoes or island onions in the mar- ket, those being sold are from Call forma. .Sweet potatoes are selling about as usual with a slight increase 'in price ftuy at- these price. Hens, lb. . . Turkeys, lb .36 to .38 .50 .30 to .32 Ducks, Muse, lb 50 Ducks, Pekin, lb. .45 to .50 Ducks, Haw., dozen . . VEGETABLES. .30 to . 7.25 Rice, Haw. seed, cwt. . . . . 6.75 .12 to .13 Peanuts, lg., lb. Green peppers, bell . Green peppers, chili Potatoes, Is., Irish . Potatoes, sweet, cwt. Potatoes, sweet, red Taro, cwt Taro, bunch .06 .05 . . . . ; .None 1.10 to 1.20 1.15 to 1.25 1.50 ...... .15 . . . ... .04 Tomatoes, lb. ...... Cucumbers, dozen Pumpkins, lb. ... .50 to .65 02 .70 to 80 J "4 1.50 .02 I They are slaughtered live weight i : . 7'. .18 to -18 . ."22 to 4 Kips, lb. Goat, white, each ..... .18 .20 to .30 . - o. b. Honolulu: uais, ion ......... .. 63.00 to 64.00 aimaung, ion .......... tw.00.to 65.00 ,nay, vneai, ion 35.00 to 40.00 Jtiay, auaua, ion - 35.00 to 38.00 PERSONALITIES I W.; a AVERY; inspector, general of schools, has returned .to Honolulu be the case.: Marshal Smiddy will in from a 10-day Visit: to Maui where he orm the attorney general.- Inspected all public schools Bands of Russian peasants have DiM laged the estate of the late Count Tol-1 stoL . . Be Probed Metropolitan Advances Two m Cents on Choice Cuts; Cas tle Says He Thought Meat Men Were Already Making Reasonable Profit tMilk and gas went up today. . So did beef and poi. The Metropolitan meat market an nounced this "morning that, until fur ther notice, two cents a pound more will be charged for choice cuts of beef, lncludine round steaR, i.-bone , sirloin tenderloin and porternouse. xne oia reliable hamburger, which used to sel for 22 cents a pound, has jumped to 24 cents a. pound. . There will be no advance at least not just now on other cuts of beef, Or on veal, pork or mutton This raise has become effective be cause, says the manager of the Metro Dolitan. the Hawaii Meat Co. has in creased the price of wholesale bee one cent Therefore the Metropolitan will raise Its price accent to cover tnis additional expense, and also tack on another cent. The expense of operat ing the mantel is aiso yreuy nign, me manager aaaea. At C. Q. Yee Hop's market it was anncuinced that no raise would be made there until a meeting of butch I 1 1.1.1 A A. A 1 8 couia oe neia. ai some oi xne other mar Kets it was announced that the price might go up one cent, bu tbat there was nothing definite. The territorial maraeuns uivision, wnicn is seumg Deei lar ueiuw uj prices cnargea oy me uruu au, wm nos increase its prices. i ne manager Pointed OUt that it was able tO Sel cheaper, as u ooesnoi ueiiver, wnere j as the Metropolitan does. But the bombshell came this morn ing when J. P. Child, federal food com mis1cmep, declared he would cettainly JUVWUoaic ,luo J oa i iuc unto u meat if any complaints are made to him. A. L. Castle, chairman of the terri torial, food commission, said the food board would also look into the in crease. 'I always understood that the meat I ""5" xua.iuS a. rMuuouic pruiu, I SQ Mr, Castle. . Poi went up a cent a pound today and may keep going up, it was an nounced in market circles. This is an other advance that the food commis ston is planning to look into. ANV P. 0. WILL Liberty Loan Bonds Interest cou pons can be casnea wnen tney iai due at any post office in the United States of America or its territories according to the information given to the local Liberty Loan executive com mittee today by D. H. MacAdam, Ho nolulu postmaster. The question wðer the coupons could be cashed at a post ouice orancn or otnerwise anywhere in the United States or Its territories has been under discussion since the last campaign here began and the matter was settled this morn ing when Postmaster MacAdam's let ter reached the committee. Post master MacAdam received official no tice from Washington, D. C, several days ago which cleared up the dis cussion. The notice was as follows: 'The attention of all postmasters is directed to paragraph 2, section. 372 of the Postal Laws and Regulations, which authorizes them to cash all kinds of government paper. "Under this regulation postmasters should use postal funds, in their pos session to cash the coupons of the Liberty Loan coupon bonds of the United States upon presentation at their offices when such coupons fall due: else to cash warrants issued by the Treasury Department in payment of interest on the Liberty Loan reg Istered bonds when such warrants are indorsed and presented by responsible persons." Comparison of Hawaii's subscrip tion to the first and second Liberty Loan is made in a letter sent yester' day to William G. McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, by the local executive committee. For the first loan these islands subscribed $4,500,000 from 1,037 subscribers. For the second loan Hawaii subscribed $8,060,650 from 19,151 subscribers. To the first loan the Hawaiian banks and trust companies contribut ed $3,000,000 which included the sub scription from the army of $50,000 and Hawaiian concerns contributed through San Francisco agents $1,500,- 000. To the second loan the bank and trust companies - contributed $5,214,- 150, the army $1,269,000 and local con cerns through San Francisco $1,577, 500. ' 'Included iir the figures for the second loan was the $94,500 taken in through Japanese , banks and $31,500. through the Chinese-American bank. These figures show an increase in the8econd campaign over that of the first of $3,560,650 in subscription and 18,113 in the number of subscribers. Vhm. v 1 1 SECURE EXEMPTION Marshal J. J. Smiddy has been In formed by Attorney General Gregory that his deputies -will be exempt from military - service. Deputy Marshal I K Rilva unrnlled on registration dav and. as soon as he. is drafted, if this " 1S .vw public service In the, positions they now occupy than as members of the National Guard." writes; the attorney .renersv " ' " , c. J CASH LIBERTY BOND COUPONS Change Hands California and Hawaiian Capi talists Want to Buy it to Es tablish Canning Factory Once more Palmyra island is to pas3 into new ownership If the plans of Hawaii and California capitalists ma terialize.' i; ; ty. , ' ife 'i Accompanying H. E. Cooper, former circuit judge, when he left here for Palmyra last Tuesday was a repre sentative of a syndicate of capitalists who are anxious to acquire control: of the island. For several days it has been known that Mr. Cooper had been made tempting offers for his. island property, but until this "morning it was believed , only, California interests wanted to buy Palmyra. ' v H However, inquiries made as to the identity of the California capitalists revealed the fact that a number of investors who are interested in the Hawaii Preserving Co. are back of the scheme to purchase Palmyra and es tablish a fish canning factory there, as well as to increase its copra output As Judge Cooper, was leaving for Palmyra he was asked if he would tell the amount he was now asking for the little island. He replied that certain circumstances made this impossible, but since then it is said the option on the island is to cover a purchase price of $15,000 or $16,000. , Judge Cooper bought the island five years ago for the insignificant sum of $750. His title grantor was Mrs. i M. Wundenberg,' widow of F. W. Wunden- berg, who in the late '80s was postmas ter general of the kingdom of Hawaii, Wundenberg had bought it from W. A. Kinney, whose ownership was a losing one. for he had paid $750 for . the property and parted with it for $500. K C. Ensoldsen, a stranger in -Ha waii, but who came here with full power of attorney to act for the Call fornia capitalists -he represents, is the man who is accompanying Judge Coo per to the island to investigate, its prospects for the establishment of fishing cannery, . This day November tne first, is the Day of All Saints. Although it means little to the people .of Honolulu out side the Catholic and Episcopal churches, in many places it is one of the most important days of the year. In New Orleans It is a public holiday. None of" the banks and few of the bus! ness offices have been open at all to day, and this afternoon all the offices will close, and so will the big depart ment stores and. smaller shops in Janal street as well as the little places tucked away in side streets. . Some time during the day every body will go to some one of the many cemetaries where their dead lie above ground, each in its own little house. Before the sun sets this evening near ly every tomb In the city will have laid upon it a wreath or garland of flowers, or, on some, perhaps only a single jasmine. It is the day when New rleans gives flowers to her dead. AH day long the street cars, taxis and jitneys to the cemetaries will be crowded with men, women and chil dren bearing flowers. Standing in the aisles of the car, jostled by the crowd, will be a woman who has. been wear ing the same black dress and hat .for five years. Perhaps for the last two months she . has had meat only once or twice, but in her hand, held so it will be protected from the crowd, she will hold an intricately woven wreath. It is for this wreath that she has been saving. J .The stream of people 'pouring Into Metarie cemetery will be heaviest about 2 o'clock in the afternoon after the shops are closed. Just outside the entrance are1 booths and stands where refreshments are sold, and inside the gates pious nuns,, whose faces are seldom seen at any. other time of the year . outside the convent walls, will solicit alms for the poor. Further in side, following the shaded avenues that wind, among the houses of the dead, French societies and Italian so cieties and Spanish and Hibernian so cieties have been saying special pray ers for the repose of the souls of their menus ana lovea ones. i At 6 o clock, as night falls on the city, the cemetaries are emptied of the living, the gates 'closed, and the dead, under their burden of flowers, rest In quiet under the great, quiet stars. Governor Williams of Oklahoma ord ered a ban on all roping contests. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. The undersigned, having been duly ppointed administrator. of the Estate of Clarence H. Weafherwax, deceased, Intestate, late of Honolulu, City and County of Honolulu, Territory of Ha waii, hereby gives notice . to all per sons having claims against said estate to present the same duly verified and with proper vouchers in any exist ) even though such claims be secured by mortgage, to theundersigned at its office, Stangenwald r Building, Mer chant Street, Honolulu aforesaid, or to Frear, Pros ser, Anderson & Marx, its attorneys, Stan gen wald . Building, Honolulu aforesaid, within six months from the first publication of this no tice, or they, will be forever barred. All persons indebted to said estate are hereby notified to make settle ment to the undersigned. Dated at Honolulu, . Territory of Ha waii. November 1,1917. k i ,: GUARDIAN TRUST CO LTD., f By GEO. S. WATERHOUSE. : Assistant Treasurer. Administrator of Estate of Clarence ' H. Weatherwax, deceased.- : FREAR. PROSSER, ANDERSON MARX, -, . Attorneys for Administrator, - Nov. 1, $, It, 22, 29 ALL-SAINTS DAY WELL OBSERVED New Rates to Be Reduced From One Cent to One-half Cent, and Producers Prob- ably: Will Receive 9 Cents: Food Board Considers New 'Arrangement ' Members of the food commission at a meeting this afternoon voted to ap prove temporarily the milk prices sug gested under the ; cgreement reached by the. dairy association and the pro ducers. "This schedule seems fair and I recommend that it be approved for the time being, at least," said Chair man A. L. Castle. An agreement has been reached be tween the Honolulu Dairymen's as sociatlon and producers whereby the new prices of milk to the public, which went into effect this morning, will be reduced one cent and,' in some in stances, half a cent, and the price paid to producers will be in the neigh borhood of 9 cents, i ; v ; This, action was taken as a direct result of the investigation of the ad' vanced milk prices begun . yesterday afternoon, by the territorial food com mission. The agreement has been subject to the approval of the food board, and the commission is meeting this afternoon to discuss it. According to the agreement milk to the public will sell t at 14 instead : ot 15 cents a quart, which is a reduction of one cent in the new prices which went into effect today. Pints of com mon milk will sell for 7 cents in stead of 8. cents. Jersey milk" will sell for 16 instead of. 17 cents a quart, while pints will cost. 8 cents instead of 9 cents. Baby milk will re main the same, 10 cents a pint and 20 cents a quart ;. . : At :i yesterday's . investigation pro ducers declared that 9 cents would be a fair, price for the milk furnished the dairy association, by them. Some of them, however, wanted as much as 10, cents a quart, - According to the agreement reached today, the price to the producer probably will be 9 cents. Prior to the establishment of the new prices, milk sold for 13 cents a quart o the public, while- the pro ducer received 8 cents a quart. It was declared that, at this rate, the pro ducers were losing money. ; TELEPHONE CO. Attorney Emil . C. Peters', petition to have his business telephone num bers and address inserted in the di rectory issued by the Mutual Tele phone Co. last April has been denied by the public utilities .- commission. and .an order to. this effect was sign ed this morning by Chairman Will T. Garden and Commissioner f Will P. Thomas. . The opinion denying the netltion was written, by Chairman Carden. - . ; In part, the decision reads as fol lows : 'r . : . - ' ' ' .; : ' "Had this complaint come before the commission a reasonable " length of time -prior to the proposed Issu ance by the telephone company of a new telephone directory, the commis sion would be in a position to reas onably! grant 'the relief requested. In view of the fact, however, and be cause of .the fact that within a period of less than 10 days from the date of the filinc: by the petitioner of his amended complaint, the company will of its own volition and in the regular course of ;its business engage in the preparation and issuance with all uie diligence and despatch of a new tele phone directory, it is, in the opinion nf the commission, unreasonable at this time to grant the relief request ed.:: ;V-l "Thtv nrrfpr nravpd .for in the Deti- tion 1 both as originally fil 1 and' as amended, will be denied." J Objections to the-penny as a coin to be used in making change in Honolulu are still rife among business men. -Tt would be a big mistake," said T. E. Wall of Wall, Nichols ; Co., "for Honolultf to insist upon the use of the penny. : Wherever the penny .is used in making change it tends to make the people 'Picayunish and parsimonious A man addicted to the penny-change habit wjll walk six blocks and lose 25 cents' worth of time to save two pen nies. . I am decioedly and - unequivo cally opposed to having the penny come into, current use In Honolulu." "It will have to come,? said C. M. V. Forster, .manager of Jordan & Co. "We keep pennies now for paying fed eral taxes, and for stamps, and also for making change when our custom ers demand it, which Is not often t : - Ralph S. Johnstone, internal revenue collector, - says there' is ; no v actual shortage of, pennies, in the States and that pennies will have to be used In making change wherever the . federal government is concerned. - i - Cigar stores are accepting stamps in change wherever the war tax makes the odd cents necessary, -::X 'yy-'"'c 1 . . e . ' " : '-'X- F. G. McGee aviation instructor, was killed when his machine plunged into Lake St Clair. Mich. McGee wa3 In structor at Selfridge Aviation Field. A school, for military aeronautics at Yale University has been planned and sanction nnw-rsf wiw p. ljrtment. PETERS LOSES CASE AGAINST 'spare us from cents; is cry Will Not Go to Gallows Until Authorities Can Check Up : Fully on Kohala Crime . . . - Antonio Garcia, who was to have been hanged last Friday morning for . in? murder of a Japanese at Honokaa last Mayr. and who na3 reprieved un-; ii tomorrow morning, when he was ' to have gone to tin gallows for his crime, has again been reprieved by Gov-; ernor Pinkham. . No new date has been set for the hanging, but Garcia : will uot pay the "penalty: with his life until the authorities are satisfied that I he told the truth in1 his startling con-J fessions of last Friday. He confessed to having assaulted and murdered the! Kunahe girl at Kohala, for which : crime a man is now serving a life sen- tence in prison. He also confessed to a murder in the Philippines. Sheriff Samuel Pua of Hawaii has been sent for and will arrive Satur day from Hilo. Sheriff Pua is fami liar with the details and , circum stances surrounding . the murder of the girl, for - which, Garcia swears he is responsible, : and he. will thoroughly ' Investigate the new revelations. - To gether with Attorney-General, Stain back, the sheriff of Hawaii and the high v rsheriff of the 4 territory will probe into every detail and look at ; every -angle of Garcia's statements. There is some: doubt that Garcia's confessions are true. It is plausible, say the officials, that the condemned man, knowing that he must face the gallows for his crime' of killing the ; Japanese, has made . this confession concerning the' murder of the girl,.so . that the a.an now serving a life term will be pardoned. It is with thl3 in view, to determine . whetber or not the -condemned man's story is true, that Sheriff Pua and Attorney-General Stainback will to over the case again, v Governor: Pinkham this- morning signed the reprieve,' staying the man's V execution for at least another week. ' Garcia; is willing and eager to talk, - and if the investigations are conplcted before thw end of next week,' Garcia ! will probably, go to. the gallows Fri- day, November 10. . - : llllldl Uu'ijJ 1U falie HislcGniijii ; In 2-l!our Siihi George Conrad Will Get Full Two Weeks But Can't Be Spared it all at Once; . GEORGU CONRAD,: keeper" and friend of ' , animals at Kapio lani park, ' is to bave a two ; weeks' vacation, so the board of supervisors has decided. Since . Mr. Conrad Is possibly the only " ran .in Honolulu who under--. stands ; just the food mixture neces sary; to keep the leopard's spots rightly placed and properly shia- . - ing, and Just how. much dally ex ercise is necessary to keep Daisy, the elephant from attain- -ing that degree of embonpoint, so ; . much abhorred by the feminine soul, the vacation is to be taken at the rate of two hours a day '. : until the number of . wprking , hours in two full weeks have . been consumed. This means that Mr. Conrad will always be on f hand when mealtime for the anl mals rolls around, and that he will also be able to look after the health and happiness of ,ihe ' ' animals! . : A little family . squabble last . week between Prince and Prin- ' cess the two leopards, resulted in Princess being badly, bitten ou - the back. As there' is no veteri narian for the park, Mr: Conrad has been treating the , wounded animal himself, with- the result that the bite is npw Just about healed; and the quarrel that caused it smoothed over. . Special Cab: Nlppa Jlji) . TOKIO, Japan, r Not. l. a great - holiday; crowd of 20,000 - persons, in, the city of Kochl was shocked yesterday- when Frank Champion, a. young American aviator, fell to his death while giving an exhibition flight there. v He is the first foreign; aviator killed in Japan. , ; ; The exhibition flight -was arrang-. ; ed: for Champion os a part of celebra tion of the emperorV birthday anni versary. While he was-ascending In the air the plane m wiiich he was riding collapsed and the machine was sent down to the ground, carrying with It the blrdman to an Instant death. . " ' ; ; r-i. Aviator Champion tas been visit-- Ing Japan for some time, coming here withKatherlne Stinson, the famous . American birdwoman. Miss . Stinsoix ' returned home after giving a series of flights in many, large cities in Ja. pan.1 but Champion stayed' to , rcaK3 , his final and fatal flight yesterday, ' CTAR-OUcLETlN GIVES YOU V: TODAY'S NEWS TODAY A HELP WANTED. Ulust have experience. Arr'7 ley's, r:r.t:-U str: C. ' m mm-B-. ii