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'4 bonus- and congiressiqna 1 St yyy yy Evening Bulletin, Est. 1882, No. 6352. Hawaiian Star, Vol. XXV, No. 7993. 60 PAGES HONOLULU; TI NOVEMBER 24,1917.-60 PAGES PRICE FR CENTS lofloj f J n nAnn JV hull uuuu 0: uw 3 D T . .... ll NEXT MAILS l! ' ' 1 - ,rt - ' ' f.'-'-'l'-' .'.'' S - - : . ... . . ...... .... .... 1 I 11 , . .. 1 ' Tl 1 1PW in am I 1 i, MTQ'OPEN EtACH OFFICE !N HONOLULU Manager Avery Coming "Here to Establish Separate Office; Japanese to Be In Charge (Special CUtfc Nlppa jlji) SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Nov. 24. WiUiam II. Avery, assistant gen eral manager of the Toyo Risen Kaisha, who was recently appointed advisor to the Asano syndicate of Ja pan, will leave tomorrow for Honolulu where he will establish a branch, office for the T. K. K. steamship line. ! ADVERTISING DIRECTORY i i IN TODAY'S EDITION MAIN NEWS SECTION. '.-'V-. 1 1 -;;;r.- Page Army & Navy Y. M.' C. A.. . . , . . 2 Yat Loy Co. ........... Salvation Army ... . ... Mclnerny ...... ....... ... C. F. Mlghton, D. C. Electric Shop .. v W. W. Dlmond & Co.. ... . . . .... . . . BishoD Trust Co. Hawaiian Trust Co. ... ... ... 4 Army & Navy Y. MC. A.. . . 5 Hawaii Theate r . . . ........ ..... 5 ; Liberty THSater . Empire f. eater Bijou Theater . . Ellen Beach Yaw Ballet Russe ... Max Selinsky .. C. Q. Yee Hop. Signatures on Court Documents Show Basis of Fight Over Queen's Alleged Will 5 ' 0 . ...5 - 5 f ...51 5 . - V i A I - BZS I :r-jr - l t ;noniyistevthe vjziu As BCXhornV Curtis P, lii&S I yi" JoJin 'Domini Mindfctt toe-re Srecutor .of-tliic IIX.-'V-; Is National College of Dancing....... 5f ' Interviewed this morning in regard to the despatch received to the effect that the Toyo-Kisen Kaisha would es tablish Us own office here, E.-D. Ten ney, president of Castle & Cooke; which concern has the agency at present, said that during his recent visit to San Francisco he had been informed that the Japanese steamship line would establish its own office here early in 'the year. He had no further information on the subject and nothing officially has been received by Castle & Cooke from the ,T. K; K. in regard to the mooted change. ; According to local Japanese bust nessmen the branch office to be estab lished here for the T. K. K. line by Mr. Avery will be, in the hands of a Japanese manager who will be sent here from Japan. A number of Amer icans from San Francisco will also be in the local office. After establishing the local office, Mr. Avery will pro ceed to Japan to undertake Iris duties as advisor to the. Asanb syndicate. Heinle's Tavern H. F. Wlchman & Co. College of Hawaii Trent Trust Co. ... : Henry Waterho'use Trust Co . Guardian Trust Co. ; . . , Wells Fargo . Waterhouse Off ice Outfitting Co.. . . HonoluTu Rubber Works ... .... Irgersoll v Watches .... . . ... . H Af ong Co. V 1 EfllllipiSfO Brown Export Co., New York..... 8 H. Clay Glover Co.,i New York. .. .i 8 Lewers & Cooke .: v... 9 Kwong ; Sing Chong Co. ........... 9 City Hardware Co. J. ............. 9 Sachs . .l 10 R. W.' Perkins Photo... ...... v10 B. F. Ehlers & Co. ................ 11 H. F. Wichman & Co 12 Honolulu Music Co. . . . . .. . . . . .12 K. ; I sosh im a 1 2 , Mrs. Blatt 13 Thayer Piano Co. ..... . .'. . . . ... .13 Fred T. Hopkins & Son, New York. .13 Jordan's v. . . . . : I .14 Coyne Furniture Co. -. ........ ... . .14 Yee Chang . ....... . ...... .14 j Benson, Smith & Co. .....15' Wall & Dougherty . . . ... ......... .13 i Gurrey . . . . . .. . .'. ........... .15 Fong Inn Co. ."t . .............. . . . .15 Wonder, Millinery . . . , ....15 Gonsalves 1 & Co. ...... .. . . .16 M c I n e r ny '.; 'S h o e ' S t o r e ;v . : . . w-1 6 Halekulani and BungaIowsj.i.v.'i,16 Odo Shoien' .'.".'r:.'.-: r."-1-;; -.' . i.1S IV! anuf actu rers Shoe'; Co. . V- .'1 Japanese' Bazaar. . ... . . ; ; .-. : . .,1 6 The Cherry ............... .. ..... .16 Honolulu Dairymen's Association. . . 16 All the Matson boats will be re quired for service in the Atlantic but cargo space, sufficient to care for Ha waii's sugar crop will be proyided for. Such was the gist of a cable message received today. . by the Chamber' of Commerce from the federal shipping board. ' . This is the first definite assurance from the shipping board that Hawaii's transportation requirements would be provided for with the commandeering of the Matson boats.. The Maul, Mat-L sonia, Wilhelmlna and probably the Manoa will be taken and converted into troopships, the cable indicated. The. message was in reply to an in quiry directed to Washington Thurs day by the chamber, as to what Ha waii's shipping states would be 4f the Matson boats were to be taken, what facilities would be provided BONUS SECTION. , ''):. . . Page W. W. : Dimond . & Co.... 2 Smoot & Steinhauser . . ......... .. 3 Home Insurance Co. 'v. . .... . . . ; . . J A Neolin Soies . . . . - . .r i 5 1 Honolulu Dairymen's Assn. ..... . . . 6 Hawaii Furniture Store . ......... ;6 Honolulu Gas Co. 7 C. Brewer & Co 8 Catton, Nelll & Co.TT... 9 W. Im , iwuny biiyiiiEGiniy, ww.. ...... IU g Theo. H. Davies & Co. 411 Hustace-Peck Co. ... . . .... ..... ...12 Geo. A. Belayeff .:. .............. ..13 Castle & Cooke .......... . . . .... .14 People's Garage, Hilo... .14 Alexander &. Baldwin. .... . . . ..... 15 H. Hackfeld & Co. .. .... ... .,16 IV- ; . - .v -'.t7 T'Tmar" hi : r 'j",'-r:"" "j; ""1 Submarine Is Sunk (Associated "Pre'it by U. S. Naval Wireless.) WASHINGTON,. D. C Nov. 21. Admiral Sims today reported from Europe that: two American destroyers have sunk a German submarine with a "depth bomb," which penetrated the water and exploded with shattering force. The submarine attacked, but was j soon sunk. . ; . The crew of the submarine opened the cocks of the .vessel and stood on .deck with ; their hands t up, surrendering. They were made prisoners. One was drowned and another died, c LIST Or R O T C. C0miSSi9$il0T VET COMPLETED . Officers at army headquarters are working steadily, on the list of recom mendations that has been sent in from the reserve officers' training camp for the 100 or so candidates thafare fin ishing up . today the three months' course of intensive ' military training there.'; .The list has. not yet been fully gone over and it is not expected that it will ,be ready for announcement un til early! next week. ; The course which ends today began on August 27, and since that time the candidates , have been given a thor ough insight Into the fundamentals of military .work from the- school of the soldier; ty the handling of whole com-panies.-; "... Trench ; construction and defense, bayonet 'work- and rifle work, grenade throwing, map sketching, solution of tactical problems and a fund of other things have ' bad their part in the i school, '. A. similax, school .fornli3tei nienrof :the army and -national guard will' begin at1 Schof Ield. on January 5. Mi. mmm j J iWkilLJuyu" n1 CONGRESSIONAL PARTY SECTION. Honolulu Cons. t Draying Co...... 2 Brigadier General John P. Wisser, Hawaiian "department commander, stated today that army engineers arc new engaged on a survey for a mili tary road on this island to secure fig ures neceTry in the request for an appropriation from i congress. This is twe' road which Governor Pinkham mentioned last night as be ing planned to total approximately 250 miles. ' .General Wisser has taken an active interest in it and, has visited a num ber of points where it is planned to construct portions of the road,- but owing Jo its connection with the' de fense of the island was not at free dom today to discuss its features Af ter the plans have been finally ap proved more can be said of them than at present. Trent Trust Co. C. ,Q. Yee Hop & Co. ... . . . ....... Beach Lots,' Kaalawai .' Bishop & Co. . ... ............... Hawaii Meat Co. Honolulu Photo Supply Co. ..... Love's Bakery ... ................ Alexander & Baldwin ........... The Ideal Chinese-American Bank Yokohama Specie Bank Bergstrom Music Co. HO Henry May & Co. .................10 Pacific Engineering Co. ...........11 Hotel St Francis, S. F. ............12 Rawley's I . . . . . .'. . . . 1 2 Bank of H awaii ; ...12 River Mill Co. ......... ........13 Hawaiian News Co. .14 Honolulu Iron Works. . . . .15 1INII no Austro-Germans Hurl Masses of Men Madly Against De fenders But Fail to Break '. Line; British Capture Miz- : pah, Near Jerusalem K (Assoelattd Press by U. S. Naval Wireless.) ' BRITISH FRONT in France,' Nov. 24.-Af ter a day of blood v ; struggles the British armies to night rested within a short dis tance of Cambrai with a firm hold : on Bourlon wood,- which dominates the town of Cambrai. The; tdwn of .Moeuyres has . been captured; and the village of Fontain is ablaze. . Bourlon wood is just north of thi" Bapajsme-Cambrai road miles from Cambrai. , ., - v . about 2!a LONDON, Eng., Nov. 24. Steady progress was recorded ; by the British today on the St. Quentin-Cambrai front. Storm-. ing German trenches with ir-' resistible force, they made ad vances over the broken ground. They; have taken 100 guns- on this sector. - ; V - LONDON,' Eng.. Nov. 24. Drlvins back , the . Turkish army 'in , the Pales tine,, the British today. Btorraed tho town of Mtzpah only 5000 yards wc t of. the.' Jenisalesi-Nabul'us jcad, are occupying it firmly. ' Herewith are shown reproductions of signatures of the ate Queen Liliuokalanl which,were introduced as evi-; dence in circuit court during.recent argument in whjch the contestants attempted, to show that the ali'eged will of 1917 was, from a casual inspection, invalid. At the top is the signature of the queen on the will of December 2, 1909, which has been filed for probate. In the center Is her signature on a document filed in connection with the suit brought by Delegate Kuhio to break the Liliuokalani trust At the bottom : Is-the signature on the alleged will of August 29, 1917, which has also been filed for probate. This is the document and the signature which are questioned. . . ;. :'" ;' -.-. : . VY. y' '-'y''yyy: r Nearly all of the reports were in, on the Red Cross Christmas seal sale at 2 . o'clock this afternoon, with a total count of $3,460 to be turned over, to the Ahti-Tuherculosis campaign fund. This is $1255 better than the receipts for the Red Cross seal sale last year. James A. . Rath, who has had , charge j of the campaign, expresses, himself as 1 being more than pleased with the re- I suits.;--; y - All the workers have done well, and the report from all of them has been that they were well received, and that the giving has seemed to be in nearly V every Instance, : especially among the'. working people, all the giv ers could ; afford. .-.;,.. -.v-: - PATRIOTIC MASS 1 1!EE1IIG jpNIGHT i , Honolulu residents .will have an op portunity this evening to hear a num ber of talks from members of the con gressional party at the big patriotic meeting which will be beld in the Cap itol grounds at 7 o clock. It is expect ed that a number of members of the , party will; discuss the warv problems. The public is Invited to be" present. - Hon, JR. Moroi," Japanese consul-general, wiU be host at a reception at the ' Japanese consulate on . November 26 at 3 o'clock. Members of the congres sional party will be specially invited AUTOMOBILE SECTION. ' Page Henry Hughes Garage . . . ........ . . 2 Frank Coombs . ... .............. 2 Caille Perfection Motor Co., Detroit 2 Von Hamm-Young Co. . ......... . ..3 King Motor Co., N ew York ....... .. 3 Honolulu Pubber Works.. ...... Re-Tire Supply Co. Tire Shop ................. K. Okahlro Geo. Belayeff ..... Charles J. Flebig Honolulu Gas Co. ... ... . ... . . . .. New York Electric School, N. Y.. E. O. Hall & Son ............... Smoot & Steinhauser ........... Fred L Waldron ' ; ; . ... ......... Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., v Massachusetts . 2 Boston Store . . . . . . Territorial Hotel Co. Army & Navy Y. M. C. A... ........ Office Supply Co. ... . . . .... The - Army - National Bank of Scho field Barracks . .......... D. Michida .... '. i . Chambers Drug Store H. Afong Co. Palace of Sweets NATIONAL GUARD TO BREAK CAMP joiRROiii Honolulu members of the : national guard will return to the city from their two weeks' encampment tomorrow about noon, orders having been issued for them-, to leave at 10 o'clock from Camp Liliuokalani. This will be the schedule , followed unless some word to change, it is re ceived from Washington directing that the camp be extended for. a longer period as requested by, the congress men visiting here. Noguardsmen are to depart this afternoon for- Hawaii. On Monday the Kinau will take 60 guardsmen to Kauai and the same number on Wednesday. The boat leaves at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. On-Tuesday the Kilauea is to take 491 Kauai -guardsmen, making s a" total of 611 to depart. ; Tvto officers and 55 men from Ka walhae. will sail for home-on Wednes day morning on the Mauna Kea. -The same boat will take three officers and 112 men for Mahukona. Lahaina and Kahului troops -will ...., . Dr. N. Oka ........ Kodagraph Shop . . i Blaisdeil Hotel Sloan's Liniment . Haleiwa Hotel ... . InteMstand: Steam Nav. Co......;., 9 Oceanic Steamship Co. .9 Matson Navigation Co. ............ 9 Toyo Klsen : Kaisha .... ..... .... : i 9 Canadian-Australasian Royal Mail.. 9 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 i leave on Thursday; Thanksgiving Day, o o i sail'-, nti Hilo men, 503 strong, will leave on the Kilauea at 2:30 o'clock. The trains on Thursday and , Friday will run direct to the wharf. . : " SOtOWTOACT ;Fg Congressman Nicholls to Han dle Case jf it Gets Into Gir ;cuit: Court; on Appeal . Congressman' Samuel. Nicholls of South Carolina, and former judge of the supreme court of that state, has been retained : by f Princess" 1 her6sa Wilcox Belllveau to represent her on the mainland 'if any of the phases in the contest ?f Queen ; HliuokaTanl's purported will of August 29, -' 1917, reach . the" circuit court of - appeals, San Francjsco, or the supreme court of the United States. ' V: "The announcement of. the retention of Congressman Nicholls ' Is made by the law firm of Andrews and Pitt man, I who,, with Attorney William B. Lymer are representing John F.. Col burn, named executor in the 1917 will, '"; and ;Prmcess, : Tberesa ; Con gressman. Nicholls has been - in confer ence ith Attorneys Andrews, ; Pitt man and Lymer. as -to ; what , further This will be a total of 523 troops to iT""" eon rhQ k'ii,01 ri-rviv-K-i'Httsatton-' now. pending . in .- circuiw course of action has beea mapped out but they "decline1 to announce what it is. -- , ;: - ' -- yy-y i "According - to Attorney Andrews, it Isrlikely that the :litigation, over the queen's -estate, or ' at - least some Phases 'of It, " will .ultimately, reach the circuit tcourt; of . appeals : of the ' ninth circuit, andipossiblythe' Tsupreme court of the United States. It has also intimated :;that some phases may go , t 'y-yyyyy:' -'- yy- : AD mm f : Members are reminded that the -f -f Congressional luncheon will be -f -held on the Roof Garden TUES- f DAY NOON, November 27, 1917. -f .'r It will be Ladies Day. Judge -4--f Dole" will-' be welcomed , home. 4-4- Senators and I Congressmen will -f f -be 'given Hawaii's; Aloha. ' -f -f CART. DOUGiicKTY TO ; FORT SHAFTER DUTY .Capt.; Frank J. Dougherty, quarter master reserve corps, who was called to active-service some weeks ago and named as assistant to the department quartermaster, has been made assist ant to the post, quartermaster at Fort Shatter through orders from ' army headquarters. . . NEW YORK WATERFRONT Mi yy UNDER MILITARY GUARD HONOLULU BOYS ARE , LEAVING FOR FRANCE George Brown, brother of Francis Brown, who Is now stationed with the tennis ambulance corps at Allentown, Pa., received a' cable Saturday after noon stating .that the Honolulu boys were leaving for France. The cable read "Leaving," which Is enough to satisfy the minds of all that the Hono lulu boys are to sail for Europe, v Members of ' the party who will "do their bit" are Francis Brown, Fred Bivens, William Noble, . Ernest Pod more and William Wells. r"iT NEW YORK STOCK 1 I I MARKET TODAY ! ITALIANS STILL HOLD - ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS, Nov. 24.-The mountain battle waged aloni the upper '. reaches of the Piave river and the valleys leading from the Plave and Brenta plains i now in progress with unexampled violence and tre mendous slaughter.' The Italian line holds in splta of the attacks against IL The Italians are holding Monte Penlca. Though the losses on both sides are great, they are greatest on the Teuton side. : ROME, Italy, Nov. 24. Powerful thrusts made by the Teutons on the Adiago-Brenta sector yesterday failed. BERLIN,; Germany,- Nov. 24. The Italian drive attempted on the Brenta and Piave river fronts has failed. , LABOR PACIFIST FAGTION BEATEPI (Associated Pres by U. S. NvJ Wiriless.) BUFFALO, : New York," Nov. 24, The American Federation of Labor to day reelected Samuel Gompers presi dent. , sr-.y-yyy s::-sr.: The reelection of President Gompers marks the defeat of the Pacifist-Socialist faction : in the federation, ' which has been fighting Gompers and which,' it is alleged, i3 In symnthy with at tempts to bring rp labor agitation dur ing the war. --.-' ; ' . : . ' - . . ' T:?; 1 Yester Today, day Southern Pacific .. 9 The Model Clothiers .... . . .'. . ... . .10 Bellevue Hotel, San Francisco . .... 10 Hotel Whltcomb, San Francisco. ...10 Hotel Stewart, San; Francisco .T. 10 Classified Page 11 NEW YORK, Nov. 24. The entire waterfront of .New .York City will be placed " under . military ; guard tonight at sundown in line with the proclama tion, of President Wilson prohibiting alien enemies from . .approaching to docks, wharfs, and railway terminals. to .mainland , courts over the head of the local supreme court." ; ; "' . "A certain phase of .the case will be taken to the mainland very, soon, says Attorney Andrews, "but ' what thi3 phase is 1 am: not at: liberty to Bwj'yyryyysyyy-'yyy In the purported 1917 will, "Prin cess" Theresa and her son and 'daugh ter are ;left the : bulk of the queen's estate. i Circuit Judg3.S."B; Kemp and Clerk Andrew" Hoganbf circuit.court -v ill go to Siaui - on December . 12 to hold a session ct the land court there.1; f ? Alaska; Gold American Smelter .. .. . American : Sugar Rfg. ; . American Tel. A Tel. . . Anaconda Copper . . ... . Atchison ..... Baldwin Loco. ......... Baltimore A Ohio ...i Bethlehem Steel ........ Calif. Petroleum .. . ... . Canadian Pacific ...... CV M. & St. P. (St. Paul) Colo. Fuel & Iron ...... Crucible Steel ......... Cuban Cane . . :....... Erie Common ......... General Electric .. General Motors, New... G reat N orthern Pf d. '. Inter. Harv., N. J. . ... . . Kennecott Copper. .....'. Lehigh ; R.. R. . New York Central ...... . Pennsylvania Ray Consol. . . . . Reading Common Southern Pacific Studebaker ...... Texas Oil .. Union Pacific U. S. Steel . Utah v y -. .. Western Union Westlnghouse . . . N Bid.; Ex ''v" 76 998 109 v58'8 862 ; 55 B2Va 81 12 136'2 37 35'2 -55 2934 14'2 129 92 -92 . 55 . . 71 7 22 7VS ,8334 40 143'4 115'4 73'. i Z2i 2Vz -76 : 98 ;108?4 . 58Ta 862 57 52 834 114 136 : 37 35'2 , 572 292 . 15 129', 93Ts 92 t , 332 55 , 71'4 47 22 72 842 402 t44 115 934 794 822 MAY POOL ALL U. S. RAILVAYS ' (Associated Press by U. S Ntval Wireless.) WASHINGTON, D. Nov. 24. Plans for pooling the entire railway equipment; and traffic .of the United States were discussed today at a con--ference between government officiate and railroad heads. Radical measures are declared necessary to relieve th $ freight congestion. FIRST OF AMERICA'S ' NEW FLEET LA U NCHED WASHINGTON, D. Nov. 24-Ac-councement was made by the shipping board today of the first launching ia tha long series that will mark the up buildlngof the new merchant fleet for Uncle Sam. ; The; first steamer Is sn S800-ton steel vessel and wa3 launch; cd successfully at a yard. ' - - Pacific coast s SHIPPING BOARD GRABS V 1500 CARS Ml CRISIS WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 21. The United States 'shipping tcrr: day " requisitioned 1500 railrc:: r 331 to "move fir for ship ti iUnquotsj. west to eastern yaris.