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IK i 14 PAGES' HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1917.-14 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS EvtatrBnlletln. Est.. 18S2. No. 69S1. Hawaiian Star, VoL XV, No. 8022. nn A l-ltEWASH'' GUARD STA REPORT; JOI Tuesday, Jan. 1. n . - ' mm umm m w& ir wmm pi GUARD FirjDIHGS AT 1 0 r ti FFIGEttS VJ 110 PAD ROBE Board 'Members . Resent Statement Given;Byv Gen. Johnson r Saturday-Complete Document Shows - Number of Drastic - Criticisms and Significant Sidelights Passed Over in the ; 1 Adjutant-General's Summary Given Press : trHn that they will not stand for an apparent attempt to ,wiitowashM flaws of the national guard campvimd its com marider, BriGen. S. I. Johnson, members of the board which investigated Kawailoa camp conditions, with the full assent of Governor Tinkham, today made it possible for the Star Bulletin to publish . herewith the complete report: of the board. dovernbr Pinkham made the document public in a letter this morning in which he held;that the entire report was proper for publication. Gen. Johnson, in furnishing to the ; Star-Bulletin Saturday what lie declared to be as much ;L : as was proper .for publication, gave a purported summary of - sucn ponions as uiu uui mi hV said to criticism of officers. " : .' v Comparison-of the summary " y'Gen. Johnson with the com- plete report secured 1 1 o d ay ; t u shows that many drastic criti V cisms made by the investigat 1 i ; ing board' are not included in ' y ihe Johnson statement, t, " a . : . Gen: Johnson declared that strict military' regulations "prevented , him from making the entire document , pub lic The Bur-Bulletin is furnished xvith a coPT or tur Xromt gov - t ernor to Gei .Johnson, dated Decern '" " ber 28, which the governor tOosw by ; . jtyings ' .;'' -. ' - ' : t '?i v Should yot3 deslra publfcity.be gir ' . en these documents you re at liberty to iis4 such channels as you choose : a it vas the publication tf the John . V -80a 1 suteaent s oa , Saturday,, which caused the stand takens by tha tnves- tigaUag board that the complete, ''re V" 1 port should be published in the Inter ' '-- tl ot: truth, iaifness and jusUce to - ' the taxpayers and the people of the . v v territory. It la held that the Johnson . t?-..ent his toned down" some of . V , st "vigorous criticism, and has, " i L'.tect,' emasculated the entire doc ' -r laent' AtAthe instance; ot the board, the governor bas now given the full "v" report to the public ' ; One of the interesUng things reveal f ' ; ed today Is In r elaUon to the criticism J 'of Gen. Johnson for - attendir-g .the .' ' three months': course of intensive training at the of fleers', training camp. In -this- connection . the, following ' is from the. complete report but was not , included in the summary furnished the T t ar-BuUetin by : Gen. Johnson :. - -The board finds- that the brigade ' commander - was officially relieved ' from his duties as a training camp ttudent on or about November 1917, for the specific purpose of assuming . command . ot Camp . Liliuokalani, and ; cetwithsUnding the fact that be, was T"t relieved from bis training camp du ' ties, h continued to participate in . - the activIUes thereoL -v; : -From the testimony cei by qualK fied officers, we,, find that the camp '.r commander was-derelict In hie duties and that It war not proper for him to T attend the' training camp, under. the ' circumstance's ;'; ; ' ' ; ? ; - - This is btt one t several instances . ( continued on Page Two.) mm ' TfiBV YORK STOCK ! . M ARKET TODAY Today, .day. v American Smelter fK ,ivz American Suflar Rfj. .... 88H American Tel. dl Tel. U . .t103' r Anaconda Copper f, i.": y , JIJa Atchison f7.. Paldwln Loco. . S'a - Baltimore A Ohlox.... .. 8' Cethlehem Steely. ,,... 75U ' Calif. Petroleum ... . : . . 1 Canadian Pacific';.. M.i C, M. & St. P. (SCPaul) 46 Colo. Fuel &. Iron 'r.rueltl. Steel.. ..V.'. 8S?4 w'kifcan Cane -V. .." 27?4 Erie Common i .'. fi'.-i ". .ITVa General. Electric V. 132 , General Motors, New ... 104 , r.reat Northern Pfd. 104'2 69 - 57Vi r 52 : 73'4 13U 138 47 35'a Wa 26 17', 1274 100 89J'a Inter. Harv N J.-..-'-- Kennecott Copper S2H 31 Lehich R. R. . .1 614 -; 57 Tew York Cehtral - Z.T. X 71 H i ;71 Y Pennsylvania ... 7 7 Ray ConsoU ... . . ; . 23'4 ; ; 22Vi RealfnT Common.... 72 .j 7Z Southern Pacific 83, Studebaker -" $Vt Te xaa 0 1 1 . . . . i -1 39;:: 83 ;49'a 134H 114 83'. 78a 82 40', Unlen Pacific .......... 115 U. S. Steel Wa Utah .....r.... Western Union; Westlfi;house 81H -84 . ; 40H Cid. lEx-diyldendV JUnquoted, MAM GIVES INSTANCE mm m mm FORMER GERMAN! CONSUL HEREADMH ACTS COURT WHEN APPEARING AS GOVERNMENT WITNESS IN SAN FRANCISCO HE DECLARED HACKFELD'S AD VANCED MONEY AND PROVISIONS TO MAVERICK BILLS PAID. HERE BY GERMAN SECRET AGENT "K-17" ' SCHROEDER OBEYED ORDERS OF RODIEK tions from' his GemannperioTS, desoytrrbffida!ttr3Ctt-mentsof- theIonolulp1(iaii-consulate fwhen the United States 'declared W 'O11 adniissionlJefore JJndgeVaa: eet Y6n )eeembef '21, when Rpdiekappearin the Ilindu con spiracy, case in San Francisco; related his "connection- trith the movements of the "mystery ship; Maverick in . Hawaiian waters.::v:';7v;'V:;'";V-:.-Vt '' c - ': ; Rodlek,; who - pleaded guilty in , the Hindu conspiracy, trial, .directly . con nected the San V Francisco consul ate with the movements of the mys-4 tery" ships. Maverick and Annie Lar sen. . In ' his testimony. He admitted that he had received , .instructions in roda to provision the Maverick t Hllo and said tbat' money and prtvia ions to the amonnt 'of 15000 were pro vided the Maverick by Hackfeld & Co. The" Maverick's cilia were paid liere by the German aearet agent, "TK-n' known as JClrcheisen, who was a quar termaster on the S..S. China as. re vealed by the diary of Captain Grass hot of the German :gnn Boat Geler. v A summary of itodiek's ". testimony as given hy the San .Francisco Chronicle- follows: - , rJ"'-' "Georf Rodiek, managing director of H. Hackfeld Co. of Honolulu and for mer German" consul In 5 the Hawaiian Islands, yesterday directly; connected the San Francisco German ' consulate with the movements of the mystery ships' Maverick and.nnle I-arsen as a witness ; In ,the German-HIndn ; re volt trtaL : ' ;' '-' ; Rodiek, who has entered a plea of guilty ' : with ( his . secretary, , H.' R. Schroeder,. took the tand as a gov ernment witness . and in 4 his ' story named, the San Francisco German con sulate as the directing . power behind the movements of the. 'Maverick and Annie Larsen. while Franz Bopp and E. IL: von Schack, former San Fran Cisco consular officials for? Germany, glowered at him from 'aeats behind their attorneys;: f" ; r-'. Om ' ' , "Rodiek an American citizen first learned of the 'Maverick and' Annie Larsen. which played stellar roles in the plot to overthrow . British .rule in India, charged to German Intrigue,: In June 1915. ,: he said. - He received dnring .that month, the wltneas said, a letter written in :a secret German code from San Francisco.. -This -; mes age, . the witness preeumed, , came from the "German consulate." here be cause pf the code.' V la this message he was . 1; informed, Rodiek testified, that the Maverick had failed to meet the. "Annie Larsen .at Socorro, islanl and would appear 1 at Hllo, outside th three-mile limit He was Instruct ed to provision the vessel. ' f : Cablegram ShowaCargo . . -j "A cablegram from San Francisco signed Consulate later revealed the cargo of the Annie Larsen to be arms and ammunition. Rodiek said, and di rected ' that afters being . provisioned the Maverick proceed :i to ; John son island, where she would meet the Annie 'Larsen, - take on the latter's cargo "of" munitions, and proceed to Eatavia,. to await further orders. -While Captain HeJLnrik Eelbo. a de fendant onv trial, sought to, find the Maverick outside the three-mile limit in a sampan, the Maverick arrived in the harbor.. Rodiek testified he sent Schroederr secretary of the Honolulu (Continued on page four). . Sugar Bags Cost 24 Cents Each; Freight Boosted $65 a Ton Castle & Cooke, agents of, the T. K. K announce that they are JuBt in receipt of advices from the Toyo Kisen Kaisha to the effect that the Calcutta- Steamship lines operating be tween Calcutta and Hongkong had re cently reached an agreement with the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. and the Toyo Kisen Kaisha ou a through freight rate from Calcutta to Honolulu on sugar bags of 100 per ton of 40 cubic feet measurement, for January, February and March, 1918, shipment, this new rate being an advance over the present fate of $65 per ton. As the cubic measurement of bales of -tags of the style and size used In this territory average about two bales to the ton, this new freight rate as applied to a single bag would be 6c. '. Members of Protective Organi tScation'Piedge Themselves to -Abstain'From; Drinking, for Pleasure' :v; : : ; ; A. memorial and resolution to the congress of the United States, plead ing for federal prohibition and for a dry" Hawaii, have been handed to Delegate Jonah K. Kalanlanaole by members of the Hawaiian Protective Association, of which the prince Is president The delegate has been re quested to introduce the memorial and resolution in congress. Thememorial points out ; among other things, the ardent deslrtf of the members to see the -f liquor- traffic eliminated In the" United States. Por traying the seriousness of the situa tion as it appears to the members of. the organization, the resolution con talnathese pledges: .r re? will not drink ardent spirits" for pleasure. - V ' ' .We will not traffic In ardent splr-, its for-gain. - , .xy will not engage in distilling ar-J dent spirits- . . r- 7Ve will not. treat pur relatives, acquaintances or strangers-with ar dent spirits except' with the consent ! ot a temperate physician. . 'v . nVe will not give ardent spirits to workmen On account of their labor.! . -The resolution and memorial were completed at a meeting of the organi zation yesterday afternoon.: The reso lution follows: - -4 TWhereas, the 'Ahahul Punhonua t na - Hawaii (Hawaiian Protective As sociation), representing the Hawaiian race! is endeavoring, in every way, to protect ""the .Hawaiian people from everything, that is disastrous to their life and general welfare, thereby con tinuing the struggle of Hawaii's early lc&dersV to .mafntaia rand to (promott? the best x traditions mnd principles of ttelr forefather, and . ,Whereas, experience, and facts have shown and proven that alcoholic drinks are an evil and a- menace to the social, educational, physical, mor al and spiritual welfare of the Ha waitans as well as of the other race3 in this 'territory; and "Whereas, alcoholic .drinks have been proven to toe detrimental and perilous to the mental, " moral and physical welfare of the fighting men of our country, thus making the elimi nation of the same a proper and ef fective war-measure at this time when; AMERICAN GERMAN PAPERS SDECLAREDWAR mmwsm petitions , t. . . - , , . . .. WHARVES ORDERED GUARDED Corporations, Not Government, Charged With Keeping Alien Enemies 100 Yjards Away From Piers; Huber Gets Copy of Order From Naval Bureau 13. An alien enemy shall not approach or be found within 100 yards of any wharfcpier or dock used directly or by means of 4 lighters by any vessel or vessels of over 500 tons gross engaged In 4 4- foreign or 'domestic trade other 4 than fishing nor within 100 yards 4- of any warehouse, shed, elevator, 4- railroad terminal, storarge or transfer facility adjacent to or 4 operated in connection with any 4 such wharf, pierjor dock, and wherever the distance- between 4- any two of such wharves, piera 4- or docks, measured along the 4 shore line connecting them is less 4- Jhan 880 yards, an alien enemy 4- shall not approach or be found 4- within 100 yards of .such shore 4- line. Section. 13. of President 4- Wilson's proclamation. 4- 4-4- 4- -T 4- 4-4-4-4-Allen enemies are now barred from entering Into zones within 100 yards of any wharr, pier, oock, canal or otue. vital waterway In the territory of Ha waii. They are also barred from en tering zones within 100 yards of ware houses or other bniidings adjoining or adjacent tq thesewbarves and piers. . In other, wordstallen enemies in Ha waii musttay aay from all whasves, docks and waterfronts. All permits which-may have been issued giving a-Uen-eneroIe the right .to enter piers and docks are revoked. . With, the receipt this morning of a copy of .the president's proclamation imposing "these- restrietie-as-on alfen enemies DIstrjcvAttorney S. C. Huber; announced. "tb;at?it8 provisions ,becomo etfectlye here immediately.,' ; The copy of the; president s procla mation 4id.ttot come to JMr.' Huber dl- (Continued on page two) our country is engaged in the world wide war, and "Whereas, the war conditions in our country are demanding with impera tive force, the Immediate application of all effective means for the success ful carrying out of our country's war measure; and that, from such a stand point prohibition in Hawaii i3 an im mediate necessity, a . suspension of precedence in our home-rule prac tises, Is, therefore, imminent; and that, while we co believe in, and ad here to, the. home-rule doctrine, we do recognize that the emergency occa sioned by the war must be met now, and In order' to accomplish it, the home-rule doctrine must be suspend ed; " , Now, therefore, be it desolved: That the Honorable J. K. Kalaplana ole, delegate to congress, be petition ed by the Ahahui Puuhonua o na Ha wali (Hawaiian Protective Associa tion) through its officers and directors to obtain in the congress of the United States; the passage of a federal pro hibition bill for Hawaii for all times; that a copy of this memoriat and res olution be spread on the minutes pt this association; that attested copies of the same be forwarded to the pres ident of the United States, to the presidentof the senate, to the speak er of .the house of representatives and to Hawaifa's tlelpgafe to congress' ? Who Is He ? THE FACTS: The Honolulu postoffice received a letter ad- dressed as follows: "Mr. Bus (boss) No. 1 of Whole Planta- tions, Hawaii." It w as prompt- ly put intf one of the boxes. THE QUESTION: Whose bos? Who Is classed as Boss No. 1 of Whole Plantations? THE ANSWER: Will be pub- lished by the Star-Bulletin in a -f few days. Meantime, this paper' will be glad to receive answers 4 to the question and wftl publish them. You need not sign your 4- name. Address: Star-Bulletin, edi- -torial department. Additional telegraphic news on Page 12 today LOWER CALIFORNIA MAY SECEDE SOON (AcUted Press by O. S. Xt1 WIt1i ) .4.4r4-4-4-4-4-4-4- 4- . - 4- SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Dec. 31 That Lower California may 4 secede from Mexico and set up 4- an independent government is if- dicated by the announcement of 4- Fielding Stillson, a Los Angeles 4 capitalist, that he is awaiting ap- 4- pointment aa diplomatic repre- tentative of Lower California to WasMngton, the appointment 4- coming from Governor Cantu, 4- head of the mexlcan state. 4 44-4-4-4.4-4-4-4-44-4-4-4-4- Aviators of Britain Win -' a i li , . (associtl PTf.i fcy tJ 3.iTt: Wlxeleu.) LONDON, Eng., Dec. 31. Five Ger man airplanes were destroyed and put out x)t action in a battle Saturday on the British front The British won the battle without. losing a machine. BRITISH SOLDIERS REGAIN LOST SOIL (Ai(ocUtd Vtm y U. 8. Hnl WItcImi.) LONDON, Eng., Dec. 31. British counter attacks In Cambral region to day regained important territory on Welsh ridge, taken yesterday by the nermann " 1 LITERS, VIRES IERS Whether, in thavent of the possible reorganization and Americanization of Hackfeld & Co. F. W. Klebahn will be required to resign as head of the shipping department Is : unknown to Paul fsenberg, one of the American stockholders, who: has been active In demanding tne resignation of'Georg Rodiek as first vice-president of the company., - Tt wm Mr. Tsenbere who authorized the statement last week that Mrl tlcA disk's resignation had been demanded. As Mr Klebahn is a German citizen it was assumed that he might be re quired to retire at the same time a'a Mr. Rodiek. v v: s. It was Mr. Rodiek's failure to reply to cablegrams and letters sent to hi at by the citizen stockholders of Hawaii after his plea of gulHr to violating American neutrality ; which precipi tated the demand for his resignation. It was Intimated by Mr, Isenberg this morning.' . ; . .- ' - "He simply ignored every communl catlori sent him," Mr. Isenberg said. ; Mr, Isenberg said this morning there would b no definite, action decided upon or taken until after Ihe arrival of J. F, Humburg here from San Fran cisco.' "As l am In the minority ! do not know exactly ' what will be done, lw added. He did not Vmake clear what he meant by "minority .7 Mr. Humburg Is third vlce-presldenl of the company, who has been in charge of the San Francisco office ot Hackfeld & Co. He was called here to look after the affairs of the com pany because of the conviction of. Mr. Hodlek and the tendered resignation of J. F. C Hagens as second vice-president Mr. Humburg is of German de scent, but an American citizen. Hi? wife is an English woman. FORBES AGREES TO HOBBY DRAWING $300 In a letter to W. R. Hobby, acting superintendent of public works, Major Charles R. Forbes, superintendent states that the former may draw from Forbes' salary at the rate of ?30f a month until the end of his term. Forbes' term expires on August H, 191 S, according to the files in the of fice of the governor, which means that his substitute in the public works of fice is assured a salary until that date. Auditor Manley G. K. Hopkins stated today that he has been given a verbal opinion from the attorney general's department that such payment can be made. ARTILLERY AND PATROL ACTIONS ON FRENCH LINE . i .. (ksfdiAd Press by XT. 8. Rival Wireless.) PAKI5. France, Dec 31. Artillery actions took place last night northwest of Rheims. On the Chemln des Dames and Besonvaul fronts there were pa trol encounters. SMASHING ASSAULT SUCCEEDS If TAKING POSITIONS F00L1 TEUTONS, CAPTUn TE!00?S Britain Indicates Serious Answer Will be Returned When Germans Show Good Faith bj' Maldn 1 Bona Fide Peace Proposition 'v- -:v (Associated Press' by U. S. Naral Wireless): : : -v" ROME, Italy, Dec. 3ir JThe French troops - which have re inforced the Italians today began a smashing attack on thewids front between Osteri di Monferna and Marankinc Many posi tions of importance were wrested from the enemy, which at this point are mostly Austrian, troops, and the French took 1400 prisoners, 16 machine guns VIENNA Austria, Dec. 31. new French attack have been district. - . LONDON, Eng., Dec. 31. The Manchester Guardian in a significant article today says that it is the intention of the British government to return a serious and reasoned reply when the Austro-German terms for peace have been, presented and the good faith of the enemy is proved. r H Premier Lloyd Geoige has arranged a visit to France to meet" Premier Clemenceau. DAVIES BUYS . PROPERTY FOR NEW, BUILDING Acqtiisilon of HendrictSite at : Merchant and. Alakea Gives r Purchaser Eiitire Block After-negotiations extending over several months 7f the Theo.H. Davies, Co.. Ltd, has finally purchased the Hendrick property at the corner , of Merchant and Alakea streets, now oc cupied by Smoot t Steinhauaer; the consWeratlon Is not given out, but it Is said to be a good price for business property. : ' The deal Vas practically closed last summer, ''hut the sudden death of H. E. Hendrick In California delayed the closing of the transaction until last Saturday. The sale was made through the Henry. Waterhouse Trust Co. The Davies company now owns the entire ' block bounded by Merchant, Alakea, Queen and Bishop streets, and eventually . plana to erect a building which' will occupy the whole square, thus . making, it, possible to house ail the departments of the firm under one roof. ; . - .' - ; L. C.MullgardU California archl lect, Is now mpoyed drawing np the plans and 'specifications for the new building. ? The danger from fire and a possible explosion of the Associated and Union oil tanks was discussed by the har bor commissioners and shipping rep resentatives at a meeting Saturday. It - was generally admitted that the presence-of thetanks in their present unguarded condition is of more or less hazard to the hafoor. There was some talk of asking the military authorities to renew their guard of the oil tanks, which was removed about two months ago. No definite decision was reach ed, but some action inayMe taken at the' next meeting of the commission era. ' - The Standard Oil tanks are not con sluerea of so much danger to the com munity, as modern appliances for checking fire have been installed by this company. James Kennedy of the Inter-Island Steam Navigation company said this morning that he hopes dredging op erations will eventually raise a waU of about three feet between the As elated and Union oil tanks, and the new Inter-Island coal conveyor which la now nearing completion at a cost of neariy i,000.000. Such a wall would protect the Inter-Island property iu case of fire, it la DeUeved. vr Others believe Chat in case of a fire in the oil tanks the flames would be confined to the tanks-and that there would b'e no explosion so the oil wouM run into the bay and endanger the en tire .waterfront. 1 - . and seven cannon. Counter measures to meet the prepared in the Monte TomKa . VC - LONDON, Eng., Dec. 31. Evidence to show that; Ger many managed the Bolshevik! revolt against the Kerensky government and yeyealing the han of Berlin intriguers in the sensational cabinet upsets is pulishea'in the LondoaTimes from its Petrograd correspondr enti iMs correspondent in his letter, also purports to substan tiate the. view that the Bolshe viki movement is ?antnational and : anti-Russiaii. . . . - -'.r1. . k " The ; correspondent, of the . Dally News says that the "Bolshevik! move ment la extremely efficient, energetis and decisive It -IS facing the tnoisy opposition from the' privileged classes and seeking to check- It by sabotage and bys libel based on force.The peo ple may not like the situation thus de veloped but they obey with alacrity. tf "Any attempt to turn out the Bol shevik! by force win resalt only in anarchy favorable? to the Germans. It la unbelievable also that such a force la now available. V : : -MORE PEACE TALK (Associated Press by V. 8. SU WlrtfesaJ LONDON. Eng., ' Dec - ; 31. Leca Trotsky ' was expected to present a new note to the Allies yesterday but up to an early hour this morning no Information, as to its contents - had been received and It is i believed that it will probably, be presented tor the var ious ambassadors of the Allied naticr.3 today or at latest t tomorrow. De spatches from Petrograd told' of his expected notes. It was sent on Satur day, but was delayed In transmlss ion. 'I. Even ; In Germaiy the Proposed peace terms are not meeting with un-' divided satisfaction. ' The Pan-German press has Invited .Its readers, to hiss von Ktiehlman . on f his , returntc Ber lin fpr hsTlng betrayed; thevarmy of his country. He is expected to" .Teach Berlin today from Russia and Is to be Immediately . received '. hy . .... the kaiser and then hy; von Htodenberg.Vv -, x. ; WINNING -IN PALESTINE ' (Associated Press by U.&Ss vat Wireless. ' LONDON, " Eng Dec ; 51.Fresh progress is reported by General' Alien by. to the north and the northeast cf Jerusalem. A strong' resistance' was offered by the Turks'; bat they were overcome and, forced to 'retire evas uattng Rlreh which was' immediately occupied by theBrith forces.'. A ; ""'' ' SUGAR. " ; SAN FRANCISCO, CaU.Dlc 27. Sugar: 85 deg. test, 6X025 cents. Pre vious quotation, 6.00 cents. . i , .. ; . 4" . TUESDAY'S POSTOFFICE -f 7 SCHEDULE. - : Stamp, general delivery, regi3- f try and parcel post divisions will - f be open from s t6 10 a, m. f "Money order division closed all day;v.;. .-. - Incoming mall from the state3 wlU be distributed to boxes; c-3 carrier delivery.. - - -.- Island and States mall wEl Id -f despatched In the afternoon.