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MM -ma '-J:., 1 r . Remember the Hew Postage Bates Letters -3 cents an " . ounce.;. " ; i :f:y': ;;:-"; Drop letters 2 cents ' ' an ounce. ,.. I , Postals 2 cents each. Effective 'November.'; 2. 1917. 'u?vffS 2' 1917-1 PQV$ ' '' 1 , PRICE FIVE CEXTS nn Chairman .Berndt of Promotion Committee Sends Wireless . Warning That All Shipments Not Urgently Needed May Be Prohibited N v According to Information reach- ; ing the Star-Bulletin this after noon, practically all local auto- . mobile dealers and concerns have ' received advices from the main- . land that shipments of automo biles to Hawaii have been abso- . lutely prohibited until the first of the year. It Is quite Jikely, an . automobile man remarked : this : . afternoon, that shipments , may;. not be allowed -even after the -first of the year. The advices re- ' ceivetf, by the Honolulan are be- Hevedjto have emanated from . the federal shipping board. . 1 ;- ' , . . -..t SO. serious is the situation re garding securing . sufficient cargo carriers for the Hawaii service that an "embargo on all luxuries, to the islands has been or will be imposed Such is the interpretation put upon avsen tvnee in a (paj)legrant j receive iiis morning byl' the Hawaii Promotion Committee from ;its chairman, Eniil Berndt, who is now in San Francisco. ; v? The sentence follows: i v "Freight situation more senous;.- ; embargo luxuries." - , . Whether tbe embargo bad already been imposed or is to be imposed later if more freighters for Hawaii cannot , be secured is not clear from this sen tence, hor is it made so by the con text of the balance of the cablegram, which follows: ;? "Maui Matsonia off, Wilhelmina " thirtieth. Travel uninterrupted. Weekly sailings Governor, Presi dent." : -:'0V:-The cablegram immediately . suff feeted the query as to what would be classified as luxuries !. F. Child, the Hawaii food administrator, - when questioned defined luxuries as '"all things not urgently necessary." After wards he expressed the opinion that luxuries Tould not be generally' classi fied as either food or clothing, for both were necessary. Building material is one thing which he thinks might be restricted, as-the construction of .new Tjuildings could easily be deferred un til after the war period. But as ferti lizer is necessary for the production of Hawaii's- main food product he be (Contlnued on page two) DANISH CAPITAL COPENHAGEN, Denmark. Nov. 2. - A. company lias been formed here to construct reinforced concrete ships in" view of the shortage of shipping. BRITISH ARMY IS ACTIVE NEAR BEERSHEBA LONDON; Eng., Nov. 2. The British in Southern Palestine are holding the positions- covering Beersheba on the north against repeated attacks of the Turks. f - . - y. '. .. ' ;:' - mm - 4 rV ' - . . i SOME SATURDAV ' STAR-BULLETIN f -f FEATURES ''.?- iv'-.i-;'-- .. -f How the new war revenue tax .-4- affects various kinds of securI-4--4- ties; explained with a table , and examples. - . .; ; -f Sometliing. "on the New York 4-. 4" '4-. stock markets sensational drori this week, and the nationaF-f outlook. . . :'v- -.. -' f Draft names of outside islands. -f : The Star-Bulletin vis the only paper carrying the full draft -f ;-f : news. : ri :-: - K Personalities of the week in pic--f V - tures. Live photos of Interest- 4 ing events. , . . 4- And, of course, , the up-to-the- :; ' minute telegraphic despatches j and regular news features. '4 V; .f ,f t f T 4 tt t t -f VrrS 'it. 0) MS ' . w V- :: y I i r. e: ' ' - " .'V: t - - v . , xf i i . J v J - ' v - ' . t x rr r,' i V. ; ' : v: J I: V I 'Jesse Amara! of 550 Circle Lane who was tfie.first drawn in Oahu, Fourth District, in the -draft 'yesterday. His numbeiWasfIS, the' first cfrawn.5 Ke Is employed as chauffeur! at theiHawaiianlFertilirCb rV :;l::fy'y ONCE ORDER -IS RECEIVEDiDRAFJED MEN WILL APPEAR ' BEFORE EXEMPTION BOARD IN ORDER DRAWN YESTER DAY AND ASCALLED. UP ;:: A 'i - oIg" evc service dra wing for the territory completed last A night at the capitol. Hawairs exemption boards are today. resting pn v " their ; oars awaiting the ; assignment of the draft quota from Wash-1 fngton. Thls;; quota, may bo "expected at any time, : . . Vv. : :.'.' .Until : is -'received " not: a- single man of the thousands drafted ye'ster-,' day will be called to appear before an: of-.the'cxeniptlpn; hoards. Major Francis J. Green, draft officer, made authorized v statement tothe Star-ilulletin concerning drafted nien: ;;';-;V "Tlie I numbers which . were Sraw n yesterday ..will", be sent to each local board;where they, will be applied 'to the list - of registrants in that par ticular division. ' No man will be call ed up for., examination until the quota is received from Washington.: ? On be ing called for "examination the man examined, may; then and there make claim ifor' exemption if. he feels. justi fied in so doing.'! . - ; :"Irawing completed for the Terri tory' bf Hawaii," was ;the . brief r buC significant: message, that Draft Officer Green' cabled to Major-General T. H. Crowder, last ; night on behalf of GowJ ernor Pinkhanii. - ; ; . : It ..summed up - months . of v careful preparation -preparation which: had meant the .putting of new, theories In to actual practise, for. the peculIar4poH tlon that Hawaii, with Its varied races, holds In the. drawing.' v v ;.; From ,!the :moment - ithatiGoirernor Pinkham 'drew the first capsule yes terday, morning; just; before 9 o'clock until finis1 was.. marked , across tha worklast .nlghf not a hitch -must de velop. .x And be it said that no hitch did . develop.; S'y. '-, -: .'."'--. 4.-.- Careful checking of the master' lists todayis, showing ; that the ; system (Continued oh page five j L JL J V . ; ' -ii ' ''' :r-.i ' . I ' "c- J '..v.;.'- wmmm mwmm ?:' ran .rr this piin today in the following Instructions to" the naval censors in Hav.'aIL haye come; putting in oper ation on November 11 a new .testric tion on code : addresses. ; The new rule is as follows : . ,V ,. ; "But one code - address allowed , for each firm or- individual. vCabIe;lcom pany has requbsted - all customers Ho choose address desired. ; Order effec tive midnight NovemberMlV. -X At the harbor board ; meeting yes terday ; steps ' were : taken' to confirm the action of the . chairman in secur ing an .immediate allotment: vof v $30D to commence surveys ?on the - Kapaa wharf,? Kaualf : This is preliminary: to the expenditure , of $18,000 aDp'rovriat- iODRESSlil ed by the last lcgiclatura. , - ' J -: i" -J:..'..:;-, Commission RetjuestsD a ta r FrornMeat Dealers aUo v Reasons'foAdvance ; 1TH the -mflkTbrdue finished and a reduction :, of, - one . cent a quart t secured : ' toK the : i con sumer. th exterritorial 5 f ood commis sion ha3 ; begln itn investigation " of the two-cent., increase' in; the" price of certain cuta. of t beef which wasT an nounced ryestrday ,1)yxheMetropoli tan meat market, r This investigation will also be. extended to cover the Ha waii . Meat Co.i:. which-has advanced the price ot beet one cent, a pound. . , Action toward anjnvestigation was taken,".' bx - the f commission yesterday afternoon : following "the publication in the Star-Bulletin ; of ; the increases. . -Today ; letters .were-sent , to all re tail meat dealers, and jto the Hawaii Meat. Co.rusUng;":tS'at.the'-: cpm mission. be furnjfebed;,wjth:vall lafor matlons to - the : reasons, for ; the ad vances, in' price, including .the retail and ,vfholesaIeriees.o tneat at per iods -.up ' to''yeajr.;agdt':ipostf pW' ducUon andh0 's&Bp p; distribution 4,We' intend to' go: into-this. matter fvery thoroughly,' says : Federal .i Food Commissioner, - J. v.F JraiildVi'and i the investigation will probably be con ducted; a!ong:jtIie isatne Uinesas; the -A Speaiing- tpdalitIilSenslng of local concerns' distribuUng meat and certain other food; items, Chairman '(Continued ; cn page: two) 1 ' Stamps As Change Pennies Are Scarce so Magobn and Cigar Men Take a V Sticky Way Out fvOSTAGE stamps are now be- ..-;- V ing used in Honolulu, to make change Wiere odd cents are wanted. The cigar stores have . been taking stamps in change for h several days, and now Lani Ma- -. goon, of the Consolidated Amuse ment Co., has a supply of one, two and three-cent stamps on hand that Will, be passed out to,. you . through the little windows at the movie houses of which he is man . ager, as - visible, if somewhat' .sticky, evidence that he doesn't' : mean, to 'collect anything for him : self out of ;the government's .tax -. on amusements. 1 .:: '-.' Claude I. Parker, therevenue V tax' expert who left Honolulu on the last ioat - for the coast, sayu there is positively no shortage of :l)enhiei;on':vth!!--:jninland.','-v-,IIono-; 'lulu can -get, all the pennies she wants.- AH she has to do .is to put in her order for them. Pennies f are coins In current use, and while there might be a temporary short . agc, . due to an unexpected de mand, the present demand could certainly not be called unexpect ) edi There's . no shortage of cop- - per -why -should there be a short- age" of coppers?" . ' rTt will be ft proud day for. Lani - Magbon when the pennies "begin to come in . am 0 D 1 0 m m W Theatres Pass Out ForJSfar Tx Duty MM k V NOTICE ON LICENSE BLANKS Blanks carrying application foriieehs whichmust be ; executed in helping ; with the president's iiroclamation : : by handlers of ,and'dealeW in certain.fpod productsetd, ; - within thc ierritory? will be distributed by the Chamber 7, ; v of Gommert'e of Honolulu - as rapidl after their arrival v as is possiDc- In order to avoid confusion andduplica-", : tion, ; it is neccssaithat jthose who are -interested ainmef (diatelmakvrritfcn; ting fdrtlr the -number of bfenks needed, listing ?byame ;;:BiSnksTmusjt' : . receipt itvHonoluIur " . Its our desire to serye . tcrritorjv and it is hoped 'that those int9rested will vfile ' :':theiJ applatio& ? Sec fy ; Chamber n Ly ' 7 liliii ffiivinrr i Acsociited Press by . S. Saval Wireless.) '4 "4 -4- 4 v 4 ' .t .4 f .n-:-;::v:vX::'' 4 J-' WlTH; AMERICAimY UN 4 4' FRANCE, Nov. 2. American sol- 4 4 diers relieved from duty at the 4 4;front.y tell ? thrilling?- stories 1- ol ::;4 4 their experiences under; the -Ger- 4 4; man fire. ; German snipers ,were, 4: active- against them; on . clear 4 days, but p roved harmless, the 4 4Amerlcan gunners - and -i sharp- -f 4 ; shooters "soon ' silencing "them. 4 4- One colonel tells of exciting "ex- 4 4 rneriehces ' The " Germans nearly 4 4 got the range of a U. S. observa- 4 4 - tion; station. ; :r-y. . .4 4 Teuton airplanes J flying' over: 4 4 the trenches were soon made the 4 4- target of American infantrymen. 4 -f 4. - : 4 4,4 4. vr Wireless V messages from v ihe : island, of Hawaii'' ifoday to.'Hono- y lluiu :i pJaii taticn ' JEtgencies-vbroughl; J:;the:!joy: tbai goes wth -news which meajisiposlbj jCj mllliohs ' of dollars realized. : i ;. ; ' " The news - is that ? . the great' " drought which has griped many of the -plantation' districts "is ; broken.-? ; v :: t :. ""': :." ' Schaefer & Com pany received 1 word that! 2.75 Inches rainhas fallen in .the - Honokaa ditrict. Davles & ; Company and i Brewer y & Company . also had , similarly i good news 'with reference to the plantations for which ' they, are agents 'and wiiich have been suf fering from the protracted dry period. -.: '.y''-' :;?; A very slight rain not long ago raised some . ; hope, but the big "soaker" has, now settled -1'the drought' and will benefit the'eane tremendously! . V1; ; I.-I1SBS1 iriii vie in ill ii . - . nv,r .sRonnh nnmiaiiv i thA 'nmot which it is estimated will be collected 'Mawaii Is hi vnn uad for the federal government ,as iwar "uier Aiouia , summer un taxes by the Inter-Island Navigation , den which R2sia has borne. - a Co. This estimate was made by O.'T.f "Russia has been fighting for eight. Scott, treasurer of the steamship-corn-"' een months longer than England has haaH r,n tha aA,,mt f 'fought and' has been fighting her. bat- i freight and passenger business : done i by that company in 1916. ine war reven i piacca a tax Of : per cent on all freight charges land 8 per cent on all: passenger duu;u cu vi .m ouwcl3Mng is b sending -boots . leather, iron and passengers by the, steamship comv, and , v It is an impossibility for panies, whkh maintain. tha they :areitac,United statcg t( send troops,: be- au, s witvi ui,tuts ; -i:' . u " ":"" ! the local agents "for the ZUatson 'cdm- pany, but the amount so collected for ! I the government will be large if this .' company is able to maintain ; its pre-; i vious shippirigTecord , -' :. BAYMOND j C. BRO WN : of Commerce of Honolulu.: . . - p . 1 J 7 na ' ' r ii'iiiiJoili vs .1' EXTENT OF DISOBEDIENCE MUCH GREATER THAFJ FIRST T0LDAD?.1!BAL SCHMIDT; WHO WAS THROWN OVER . BOARD,. HAD TO LEAVE KIEL ' ; . ;-; : i. (Associated Press hyl : ? ; lTALUNHiSADQirARTERS.ov. 2. The Italians, backed by. the ail of the' Allies" are ' preparing for a great counter-offensive Vr movement yagainst the Anstro-Cermans, followlag the latter's recent advance,, : Almighty battle along the Tagliamento river, whera the two lines have ... now been temporarily laid, is forecast by military experts. ; . SAN FRANCl5CO,CaU Nov 2.-rSenator.vNewlands of Nevada, in a speech at the press . club, declared that he believes It likely the war will be over in six months." - lie fears if there is peace within that time, with ";th"e federation' of the Central Powers intact, these powers would menace ; the future peace of .the worldV ! . ; , . , . -' -'" ' . LONDON, England, XoV. 2. Details of the .serious .Ger man naval jnmtiny in f September, - together with the news of . anothermutiny at Kiel about the same time, have been learned here, showing that tie extent of the outbreak was much larger than has hitherto been revealed. ' - ' '' .; , - '-. ; ' ?The battleship Schleswig-llolstein was the scene of revolt by the cre as ell as the battleship Kronprinz, it is learned. Threle officers and a number of sailors were killed in the revolt says an .Amsterdam despatch. The .men ' revolted be cause of being, drafted into the submarine service.; 7 JTiie sailors oftheKronprinz threw Overboard Admiral Sejimidt;and rsfabbeS vaod threw ? overboard Xicut. TJnv.lo, hi aef dndthe rcscWd-from", the water but iurid;itvnecessary was the; feeling : against nm. ; : ' ' V ' - V - - v--'zv '.',.v ' : -' ; Similar scenes took place on theSchleswig-IIolstein. The surviving mutineers were arrested. : ' '' : In answer to reports brought to his attention," ; kerensky ; emphasized that Russia is not out of the war. "At the beginning, we bore the whole brunt of the German attack, he commented. "People who are now saying that Russia is out of the war have short, memories. Ve saved Great Brit ain and France and public opinion is now. greatly" agitated overthe ques tion of where is the great British flee t,'now that the German fleet is inthe '' Baltic:'. -;-' . 9 ' ' -'. '' :';:-' :' .. '' . . -' . .- ' ; w convey ed to "Washington officials today, created a . profound sensation. "Officiata and diplomats of the Allied countries notedwith confidence his emphasis, that Russia, however war-worn, is not out of. the war. : ; - - ... "RUSSIA HOT OUT M M BUT v REEDS ALLIES' liElP"--l(EfiSS!Y :. ':--t-y.':'.iy:r;' ' '. : .--(. , -:.;"''' ' .: ;:; ' ' "V V..v- ' ? ".I ..:::',:;v;., - (AsaociiledPresabrn. 5. 2fTl Wireless, ) -v-; PETROGRAD, Russia Nov. 2. In a significant statement today, Premier " Kerensky declares that. Russia is not out of the war, but is exhausted to such a degree that the country: must have ; material help from the Allies to continue the struggle with any effectiveness. - r - . - - .: Russia is worn, out with the strain (of the last three years of war and must have:assistancehe declares, and claims that it 1 but right that the ilcf flone- he says. "The world must I Rot l?e fathinJ the J lion oecause oi iuq economic uisiuru iflnPea:an, nn OHfl hafl n. rlcht to feed i0ni, - :Tf v r va99J, rt ivn,nn Q qihMa rnvrnmnr.f :, u-jcause the-difficulties of the transpor rtatipn are, top r great.' OPPOSING DRAFT -: SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Nor. 2. Twenty-seven German Socialists were today sentenced to ' prison; for i terms ranging from one to five years Vand . to pay lines of f rom . three to five hundred dollars for. conspiracy to ob- struct the operations of the selective ' draft , t . , ' '''' ; r i-v I M'llBfl 1 Rill aivR'llIl SEWTltTPRISON ' FRENCH DOWN TEN GERMAN AIRPLANES ;. PARIS, France, Nc7. 2. Ten German airplanes were .shot down U ' on the French front . . ; . ' . . . ' ' (sba'im'5 ifiwr. A5Kc " MADRID, Spain, Nov. 2. King Alfonso has -entrusted to ::- --! J cia-Prieto. a marquis,-the formation cf a coalitlcn c-l::t ' - - -y Dato ministry, -v : :: ' 5 Li ! 1 O J -3 TL S. Naval Wireless ut niinT Tn n r. lit UUUiil IU UL TfinTlf!(2 ni'fnif n'l iuuii in If (Associated Press by U. S. Kti1 Wireless.) B05TON, : Mass., Nov. 2,-rKarl Muck,- conductor of ' the Boston Sym phonyorchestra, has resigntd. Muck refused to play "The Star Spangled Banner" at a're'eent ; concert. In. ,Proy idence. ; ' . . : '.' , ;'-:' - mrFiin lULLLU AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 2. A Berlin despatch says that Premier von Hertling of Bavaria has tele graphed from Eerlin to King Lud wi? of Bavaria, notifying the king that he has accepted the kaiser's, appointment to the chancellorship. - , The Hawaiian Trust company and, fifteen' of its employes subscribed ?17,050:for bonds for the second Lib erty Loanraccordins to figures made public yesterday afternoon. pfio COALITION CABINET AO! Mm HERTLIWG TAKES RSHIP uim: