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:. " HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, THUB8DAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1917.
FOUR .Busmessndimtt v ' CAPTAIN MATSON In a resolution passed by the Cham ber of'Commerce yesterday the sense of great loss suffered by the Hawaiian .islands through the passing of Captain V.'illiara Matron ts fully expressed. Tiie resolution is as follows: "Whereas. Captain William Matson. an honored member, of this chamber, liavinp on the eleventh day of October last parsed out of this earthly life, it is fitting tliat those who were associated with him ia the business activities ot this Territory should record gome ex pression of their sincere regard and appreciation of his valuable work in the development of the commerce of these islands; "Therefore, Be it resolved: That ia the death of Captain Matson this chamber has lost one of its most worthy members; one who was dis tinguished, for wide enterprise, and . a high sense of honor; one who in all , the pursuits of his busy life displayed a clear insight into the public needs, and with a readiness to meet them which should be gratefully remember ed by this chamber. In the construc tion and equipment of the fine fleet of steamers which bears his name he has materially aided- in the upbuilding o. our merchant marine, and has earned the commendation not ocly of the peo ple of Hawaii but of the American peo ple at large, for at this period of our country's great need of ships the Mat son steamers will prove of inestim able value. "Be it further resolved, that this tribute to tne memory of Captain Mat son be spread upon the records cf the chamber and that a cooy thereof be transmitted to his family and the Mat ron Navigation Company, together with our respectful sympathy in the great loss which they-have sustained." ACTION OF FRENCH AIDS It! TIDING UNCLE SAM OVER SUGAR SHORTAGE s "f '. . By t. S. ALBERT (Special biar-baUtnOrribonde&c '..-WASHINGTON, JVC Nov. 2. The statfe or unrest in the United States caused by the apparent shortage of sugar seems to have abated. In a de gree, the people of this country can thank the Republic of France for its generosity In releasing 26,000 tons of sugar to the American market which had been stored here for export to or.r sister republic for use of her fighting Wees" and the general public This concession on the part cf the French republic, for which the federal food administration is deeply grateful, was made in spite of the fact that it was only a month or so ago that a request had been received from the French government stating that she woul-J need 100,000 tons of sugar during the next month and probably more at a later period. Hat the shortage in sugar hit this country of a sudden. The Cubau crop was not on its 'way and the planters of Louisiana had not shown auy dispo sition to relieve the situation. Then France, although sorely in need of ?nigar, agreed to release more than one-fourth of the entire amount of the commodity which she had stated would be absolutely necessary for her own use. Herbert C. Hoover, federal food administrator, andHhe American public as well are amazed at the ac tion of the French government. When the sugar supply was threat ened here the food administration di rected all manufacturers and distribu tors of the product to cease sales to confectioners, syrup and luxury man ufacturers until the Cuban supply be came available. It was hoped that sugar consumption by this means would be igreatly reduced. And it .was. Warnings were a!so given to house holders not to make purchases of more suar than they needed 'from week to week. Later on the food administration modified its order prohibiting the sale of sugar to manufacturers and confec I rm rd Viv firfvfsfrte' rT1nara onrl Hie. An editorial sugsesuon mc; ri- lrIbutors to deliver to them such dent Wilson visit Europe was Printed f quantitie8 as when added t0 the,r in the Paris Information.' - ' stock on hand, would amount to .") IT,! iflfcn MilftJr ?f1 ttpAREFUL saving and careful spending invariably promote success. Economy is one of the most -essential elements of success, yet most wretchedly disregarded. The five or ten cents squandered a day if saved, will in a' few years amount to thousands of dollars. If a manis not competent to manage a small income or a small business, he is notr competent to manage a large income or a large business.' Marshall Field. ' r . . We pay 4 interest on time deposits Bishop & Company Savings Department per cent of their nofmaf requirements. Wilf, restriction will be in force until January 1, 1918. : ' v These "regulations sent out by the government have had the effect ot stimulating he supply and has placed sugar in the hands of those mostly in ceed of it. v But the food administration is. now stating that there will be aeraporary shortage in the supply of sugar during the presen. month pending the arrival in the market of new sugar. The beet hugar factories in the Western state are.coming rapidly into action and to gether with the Hawaiian production, should be able to cope with the situa tion and relieve the shortage now fac ing the American public. But the exports o'. sugar from this country during the present year have also lessened the supply at home. Thus far,-the United States exported over eighteen times as much sugar in 1917 as it had averaged in the three years before the war. In 1914 sugar exports totalled but 72.323,615 pounds, while in 1917 the totaPwas 1,254,551, 2S0 pounds. As the production of beet and Ha waiian sugar Increases the areas sup plied from this source will gradually extend eastward, and beet sugar should reach the Atlantic seaboard by the end of November. The rapidity with which this sugar invasion from the West can take place will largely be controlled by the economies shown in the consumption cf sugar by tho people in the Western area, and the food administration is making a spec ial appeal to them that they should vigorously reduce the consumption of sugar, moTe especially of candy and sweet drinks in order that the north eastern states may be supplied at the earliest possible moment. The consnmption of sugar in the United States is, even now, over seven pounds per month per person and a saving of one-third of the candy and sweet drink consumption would have saved the situation now confronting the Eastern states. HiiSl FORLANDLAWS Charles F. Chillingworth, president of the territorial senate, who accomp anied the congressional party to Ha waii, but returned Tuesday with Senator William King of Utah be lieves the island trip will be of great value to the territory. 'The congressmen5 are not only en joying the tour of Hawaii, but they p.re industriously gaining much infor mation about island conditions. They are assiduously asking questions about the territorial laud problem," he de clares. "Personally," I believe one of the re sults of the congressional tour will bo an amendment of our land laws, I look for the appointment of an arbi trary land committee, empowered to decide and pass upon .the petition of cverv applicant for a portion of the public land. This committee will be expected to determine if an applicant Tor public land is a bona fide home-st-eadcr in intention, or whether he is merely acting for. quick gain with the hopes of turning his land allotment back to some of the corporations. Iiut there is also an expressed be lief by some of the more prominent members of the party that the terri tory should be allowed to get an ade quate return for all the land home steaded. That s that land worth S100 or $5oo an acre should bring the territory 5100 or $500 an acre." Senator Chillingworth is not so sura as to just what, the attitude of the congressmen is regarding the cutting up of big sugar estates. One of the duties of the land com mittee, he thinks will' be appointed, will be to ascertain if an applicant for public land is financially able to pay for iils land and make a success as a homesteader. , NEW YORK FACES SUG AR FAMINE; Honolulu Stock Exchange Thursday, Nov. "15. HALF RATI i ! "Not a Question of Price, But One of Supply," Declares Hoover Representative some domino sugar. A five-pound box had to be brought from another city. First relief from this stringency 13 expected to come from the Western beet sugar crop; which started in Utah, Colorado and Michigan on Oc tober 15, but does not reach the mar ket until later The Western states demand this sugar and comparatively New York must go on half rations of sugar for the next six weeks, says the New York Evening World of Octo ber 18. M ntlloKr TCI til. jiuj.wi4Mr.c little nt U fa TnrtAH in rnm tn thft out suzar while others have been obliged to limit their sales to small J " quantities. xuv mai ica. u.r ,. . . . ... . . t tion of war has hit the metropolis ! "niVr 7'," " and will pmcn u naraer eatu uay from now until December 1. James H. Post, Chairman of the American Refiners' Committee of the Federal Food Administration, made the following announcement. Every person should try in every possible way to reduce the quantity of sugar consumed from day to day. percolate into the market a frcm now . The great Cuba crop, which is the principal source of supply, begins to come in December. This year's crop is a bumper and by Jan. 1 the Amer ican stringency will be fully relieved. President Babst of the American Sugar Refining Company said: "Dur ing, the period of international and ll!IIUIII!lllllllllllllll!l!llllllllll!l!!lll!IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!lllllllll!llllllllllllllllllli I Paper Hangings i of Quality Meaning intrinsic value and best results s in connection with interior decorating. E The new designs and colorings brought S EE out by M. H. Birge & Sons Co. are here S for your inspection at which time the j par excellence of these materials will be apparent. Their renderings carry the dis- tinction that is characteristic of their mer- chandise and they represent the most ar- S tistic collection of paper hangings ever 55 placed at your command. H In connection with this exhibition of S beautiful Wall Papers and Cretonnes EE g Mr. F. R, Zelif f, Interior Decorator j S of New York, now in Honolulu, is pre- S pared to offer valuable suggestions per- H S taining toj the decorating of your home. ue painouc in iuis suuauon ana bimrt: dpmestk: readjustment of the next in the temporary stringency of the two or three months there will be next four to six weeks, when we nope SOme inconveniences and annovanrps a new crop, will arrive from the West to consumers and manufacturers, but and South to supply the normal de- jt is necessary as an incident to the niand. . larger nurnose of feedinir the Allies' "It is not a question of price. The , providing stores for our army and navy and for winning the war." t . i ' " Luoa proiueers are primarily re sponsible for the immediate sugar necessary sugar is simply not avail- j able: We cannot reduce. Any dealer who tries to exact high prices because of the scarcity is not patriotic and de- famine in the United States. There serves public censure. are left of the last cane crop about "We must all join in cutting 'down 3'").000 tons in Cuba, -?;hich the own- one-half our daily consumption of i crs are holding for extortionate sugar in order that the supply on hand i prices. This amount would tide over may be parcelled around." A majority of the large refineries our present emergency. But the Fed eral Food Administration has advised of the East are closed and others are I American refiners not to buy at. ex nrv;n art Hmf nn ncmiinf of the ccssive prices ana negotiations are lack of raw sugar. They are dividing no,w pending to induce the Cubans tc their product as equitably as possible , relf ase. th,"s raw sugar at a fair price, nmm trhnlesalprs. uha in turn are' Administrator Hoover has fixed a doling it out to retailers. Between re- j price which 8houId be Pd for raw finers and the Federal Food Adminis- s"sai; nuch below th3 figure which nation there is close harmony and . tug u""3 are aemanaing. i J 2 r t . ine wnoie muusiry is m pruuess ui uc- . ing talien under government super- vision. Officers of the Administration were i 1- & Cooke, Ltd. : - "' - W Lumber and Building Material 169-177 So. King St. ff rif i ii r in if iiiiiiii i iiiiif iiii nil if i ni ii n iiii nn i f n n II i u ii iiii inii if iliii n im r 11 iiiri if opened yesterday at No. Ill Wall street, where George M. Rolph, rep will bo in direct charge, assisted by will be in derect charge, assisted by the International Sugar Committee and the American Refiners' Commit- j tee, which will practically control the I sugar business ox the world. Wholesale grocers are as badly off for sugar as retailers. The distributer who has a few hundred barrels of sug.ir on hand is the exception and he is dealing it out in restricted quan tities to retail, stores. The refiners are doing the same with their re stricted output to the wholesalers. No specific regulations have been I pioruulgated yet governing this prac- j deal rationing. It is expected that within a few days a rule of one or (two pounds to a customer will pre j vail throughout the city, j The government has taken absolute ;coutrol over the supply of raw sugar jfor distribution among refineries. It has licensed both brokers and refiners rand fixed the price they may charge, which is on the basis of S.33 cents per pound for granulated, less 2 per cent discount, making a net of 8.18 cents. The government has no direct con trol over retailers. Hoarding is denounced In highest Vagar circles. The wife of the presi dent of a leading refining company appealed to her husband to send home an extra supply. He refused and Mrs. President Is now going, to -the grocery to get hci limited supply of two pounds at a time. . The vice president of a great Wall street financial institution appealed to a refiner yesterday to get him LIBERTY BONDS HAVEEXCHANBE PRIVILEGES NOW ! Timely information on the Liberty f Loan bonds, and notification to bond holders of their privilege of exchange, j is contained in a statement issued by ; the Bank of Hawaii, Ltd., which reads as follows: . i "To Owners of First Issue of Liberty Bonds: "Regarding the first issue of V,i per cent United States Government Lib erty Bonds, you are no doubt aware of the provision made by the Treas ury Department, allowing owners or bonds of that issue to exchange same for any higher rate bond subsequently put out. "Under this provision you have the option of exchanging, bond for bond, your o4 per cent for the new Second Issue 4 per cent bonds now being sold, or any future higher rate bond to be issued by the government; we aro therefore desirous of ascertaining your wish in the matter." ' "'.;, Local bankers have already found out that not all the bond buyers are aware of their exchange privileges and the advantages accruing therefrom. When Your Eyes Need Care Try Murine Eye Remedy Alfred Ocampo, attached to the cen tral detective bureau, and Miss Eliza beth Plummer, both of Honolulu, were married "Monday by Rev. John Baker at the home -of the bride's sister, Mrs, Annie Malapit, on Fort street , . MERCANTILE " Alexander & Baldwin brewer & Co Ewa Plantation Co..... Haiku Sugar Co. Hawal,an:.Agr.Xo Mawn. Com. & Sugar Co. Hawaiian Sugar Co. ..... Honokaa Sugar Co Honomu Sugar Co. Hutchinson Sugar Plant.. Kahuku Plantation Co... rvenana Sugar Co. Koloa Suoar Cn McEryde Sugar Co.Ltd;! Oahu Sugar Co. , Olaa Sugar Co Ltd. Onomea Sugar Co. aauhau Sugar Plant. Co. Pacific Sugar Mill ...... Paia Plantation Co. .... Pepeekeo, Sugar Co. .... Pioneer Mill Co. ........ San Carlos Milling Co. . . Waialua Agr. Co. . . . . Wailuku Sugar Co. .'.!,! MfSCELt HNEOU8 ' nd.iu Dev. Co., Ltd. .... 1st It. As. 7 Pd ... 2nd is. As. fully- paid. . . Haiku Fruit & Pack., Pfd 4aiku Fruit 4. Park. Com Hawaii Con. Ry. 7 pc. A. Hawaii Con. Ry. 5 pc. B . Hawair Con. Ry, Com... Hawaiian Electtfp Co. ... Hawaiian Pineapple Co.". Hon. Brew. 4 Malt. Co.. Honolulu Gas Co., Ltd... H' R. T. & L. Co..... Inter-Island S. N. Co.... Mutual Telephone Co. . . . Oahu Railway & Land Co. Pahang Rubber Co. ..... Selama-Dindlngs Plant. Selsma-Dindinpa, (70 pc.) Tanjong Olok Rubber Co. bvJNOS Beach Walk Imp. Dist. . . Hamakua Ditch Co. Hawaii Con. Ry. 5 pc... Hawaiian Irr. Co., 6s. . . . Haw. Ter 4 pc. V.efnd . . Haw. Terr'i 4 pc Pun imp Haw. Terr. Pub. Imp. 4 pc H?w. Terr'l 3. i pc. Honokaa Sugar Co., 6 pc. Honolulu Ga Co.. Ltd, 5s Hlio Gas Co., Ltd....... Kauai Ry. Co.. 6s Manoa Imp. Dist 52 pc. nm.t.ryde Sugar Co., 0$. . Mutual Telephone 5s ... Oahu Railway & L. Co... Oahu Sugar Co., 6 pc .. Olaa Sugar Co., 6 pc. Pacific Sugar Mill Co... 100 San Carlos Milling Co... ... Slticfo- and 'Bmii We execute orders and furnish information on stocks and bonds listed on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges, - . ; : ' Bishop Trust; Co., Limited Bethel Street Phone 3646 f; '. . .; M 29:30 1 .. 175-. J .... 40 40 41 'i J :::: ::::::: .... 19 I .... LJ- ;.. M ? S .tiLi' n rt r: ti r: rs 50 53 . . fr ivz v ....... ...... , , - 30 32 ft' $?Jh- 23?4 24 ' . .......... "A v ft . - -i J NX 1 s.' 3 . . . . . . . . . . j 5 ZfJZ.ifi-- ; I (MMMM W kJ JO. - 18 18g 1 1 m it 31 HAWAIIAN TRUST CO., Ltd. Stocks and Bonds Real Estate - ;: ; : . Insurance ' ' '. Safe Deposit Vaults . Authorized by law to act as Trustees, Execu & i tors, Administrators and Guardians 20 101 . 75 97 100 1 Life. Fire Marine; "Automobile Tourists' Baggage or Accident Insurance; CALL UPON f5 CASTLE & GOOKE, Limited . - . . . . . .. Insurance AgehS .- - Fort and Merchant Streets 0 97 Between Boards: Sales: 30 Olaa, 6; 40 Oahu, 29.50. ' Session Sales: 5 HoKokaa, 4.50; 20 Ewa, 29.50; 5 H. B. 3L M., 18.12'2. Dividends: Hawn. Sugar, .30; Oahu, 0; Pepeekeor 1.00; San Carlos, .10; Waialua, .0; Oahu, .65. THE YOKOHAMA'SPECIE BANK, , LIMITED. CapUal : paid up . .... -yen JMJJJO 0 Reserre funds.. ...-yen 22A0O.O0O s. AWOKI, Local Manager RUBBER. At the Singapore Rubber Auctions this wee. plantation pale crepe real lzed 51 cents per pound. The New York price for the corresponding date wa3 61 cents. ? - : - E. C. PETERS 10 McCandless Bldg. 'i ; Honolulu, T. H. : r: i Stocks, Bonds Securities Loans ? Negotiated, Trust Estates Managed C. BREWER S GO (LIMITED) Latest "sugar quotation: 93 deg. test, 6.90 r;ts. or $133 ;-r tan. UNLISTED SECURITIES. Thursday, Nov. 15. Bid Asked OIL Honolulu Con. Oil MINING Engels Copper Mining Mineral Products Co.. Mountain King Mining Montana Bingham Cp. Madera Mining Co.... 3.80 5.00 .07 .06 .49 .34 4.00 5.25 .09 .08 .50 .35 Sales: 4000 Madera, .31; 400 Ma dera, .33; 12,450 Madera, .35; 300 Bing ham, .50;; 1000 M. King, .06; 400 Hon. Oil, 3.90; 12 Engels, 5.50. Sugar 6.90cts p. H. BURNETTE 79 Merchant St; :r Phone. 1846 NOTARY PUBLIC ; . Commissioner of Deeds California and New York Draws: Will, Deeds, Mortgages and all Legal. Documents ; ; LUMBER Paints, Plumbing Supplies, Building Materials. Prices low. House built on Instalment plan Che leer House Lots for sale 4 1; .. CITY MILL COMPANY, LT-. Telephone 2478 - T. O. Box 951 Henry Watemouse Trust CoH Ltd. Members Honolulu . Stock and Bond Exchange Fort and Merchant Streets Telephone 12C8 PACIFIC ENGINEERING -COMPANY, LIMITED , Consulting, Designing and Con. structing Engineer Bridges, Buildings, Concrete Stru tures. Steel Structures, Sanitary Sys tems, Reports and Estimates oa projects. , Phone 1045. ; " Distillate,. Crude Oil and ; V . Kerosen DURANT-IRVINE CO LTD. 45 King St- , Phone 1962 Mrs. George Dewey accepted the chairmanship of the naval auxiliary of? the District of Columbia Red Cross. Service, Comfort, Style and Safety is my motto. 1917 COLE 8 By Appointment: f A. IOMBO ("Bumps") ' : Wailutu, Maui. HmoIuM, Ltd. Fort Street, near Queen Transacts Business. a General Bank&s Invites your account and guaran tees safe and efficient service. Exchange Letters of Credit and Travelers' . Checks Issued on principal points. s- -- Cable Transfers - SUGAR 7ACT0R3 V COMMISSION MERCHANTS SHIPPING AND INSURANCE AGENTS - '. " FORT ;ST, HONOLULU, T. H. List of Officers and Directors: E. F. BISHOP. ....President G. H. ROBERTSON.......... v. . .Vice-President a. d Manager : R. IVERS ;. : Vice-President and Secretary A. GARTLEY. ...Vlce-Presidest E. A. R. ROSS...... Treasurer GEO. R.' CARTZR.VlDirectar C. H. COOK .,.... ...Dir.ctcr : J. R. G ALT. '. . . Director R. A. COOKE.. ........ Director , D. G.;. MAY... ..........Auditor Just received and can be had for the asking,' 6 WAR. TAX A synopsis o the War Tax with accurate tables and concrete examples of its , application to individuals, partnerships, corporations, joint-stock companies, insurance Companies, etc. 99 i ! (5 ,4 Ask the Bank ofHawaiiyLtd. ' Cor. Fort and Merchant Sts. - for a copy.; , Alexander ; Baldwin J Limited ; Sugar Factors ' Commission Merchants and Insurance Agents ' :'..''' " '. AgerrU for ':.. ''; - . . Jawaiiaii Commercial 6 Sugir Company. ' ;'' ; ; Haiku Sugar C jmpany. V' Paia Plantation Compsny. ., Maui Agricultural Company. 5 v Hawaiian Sugar Company. . .", Kahului Eailroau Company.; McBryde Sugar . Company. Kahului Railroad Com pan yV ' ; Kauat Fruit & ;Land Co., JUd. I Honolua "Ranch.' 'v" ;- ' r:- Keep your ;t ; SAVINGS In a safe place. We pay 4 InteVest ; BISHOP & ; COMPANY i ; B. F. D I LLI I :G H A M CO, LTD. - PHONE 4915 ;r Fire, Life, Accldent,?Comp; nsatlon SURETY BONDS . - MonevtaLoan HOME INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAII, LIMITED I 816 Fort Street " Telephone 3521 J. F. MORGAN CO., LTLv" : STOCK BROKERS ; Information Furnished and Loans : " Mads . " : Merchant Street Star . Buildlnj ;l W Phone . 1 572 : v : i ' '- FOR RENT Electricity, gas, screens in all houses Neat two-bedroom house in town. 521 Small furnished cottage for two, 517.55. Fine ncrc 3-bedroonV house, 130. v f f jHscHick :' ; 824 Kaahumaxu SL Ter. C!'7 :r