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.V- - V - .-V 4tm . - H0K0LULTJ STAMUIXETiy . MOKDAY. DECEMBER 31, 19lt' M SoIdiers New Year Hobby New Year i or.""'"' - -V ' ILEYH; ALLEN. EDITOR ST J i ...DECEMBER 31,1917. ' "W T ONLY ONE RESOLUTION NEEDED BY A PRIVATE OF SCHOFIELD BARRACKS. .jTfcii one resolution we thould carry Into the ew Year; - JJate erery minute of 1018 count for torn pur posa tcort A tcMte. : Kot in all. the history of the United States has there been a time ,whcn . oar country . has needed more than now-the' cdsele efforts of Jts, citizens, intelligently directed and animated by an tmsnaK- " " able purpose to lpake their efforts count for prac tical patriotism, ... x - Sot In all our history hat the United State been organized so minutely and so broadly for war 'pur posci.aA it is being organized today. Iri our pre vious wars .there was always magnificent personal devotion -to the righteous cause, but never any such devotion of nation-wide industry as we see now on every hajad. And consequently there was never such a call for the individually active efforts of the loyal citizens. o( jvery age, blood-heritage class, profes sion and trade. ' N A Furthermore, tho business Qf making, war has rpceded up, U has become a specialized busiaeti specialized to'a greater degree than any other busi ness. It has become a business in which individuals are small, but essential parts'of -a machine which must be kept jn operation night and day, never halt ing never being ilbwed:t6 break dowii:;:? Am the scope of war, has widened its , business reaches into every, corner of the globeThe farmer raising wheat in North Dakota tr the planter har vesting cane jnHawaii is as much a part of that ' uincss as the ayiatbr hovering over the enemy's : !nca or Vthe aniioul lookout peering through the riscope of ; a aubmarine,;. or a :jioldieriln : the 'Hchc.; i:vcry, Americtti must,"go over the top1 this year of 191S with every ounce of strength, everj' impulse of 'vitality, every thought of trained mind, every powej) of well-ordered and disciplined body. No-less is demanded of loyal Americanism. Minutes lost are hoars lost Hour lost are days lost and days lost are battles lost We cannot af ford to lone battles. Dr. Harry Garfield, fuel controller, asked the coa minners of the cOrintry to give up their Christmas and New Year holidays, because the time from mine operations lost in the holidays was equivalent to four million tons of coal, and the country needs coal imperatively. " Divide up the two millions daily among the thou sands of miners and divide the miner's day b min utes. Very small indeed is the amount of coal made available by the work of one miner for one minute It might seem foolish to tell this miner not to waste Lbecause thus the country would be deprived of an dunce or so of coal. But look at the aggregate figures two millions dally! You get"' a new idea of the usefulness of minutes. The year 1918 is made up not. only of days or months but of minutes. If we make every minute count, we shall have rolled up in 1018 a tremendous Vutt- t j. - t i .'in. uuik oi acmevement oinerwise lmpossioie. If you carry out thii one resolution, you - won't need others. . The year 1918 stretches Out before us, a year of national stress, big; with possibilities for cood 6V eviL ,Do not discount the, aenousnett of -the great battle in which we are engaged. We cannot afford to waste minutes. ; " . : ( , - And if make these minutes count, we need not doubt .the ultimate -restilt "German-Baiting" No Sport For r r Amencans i alien-enemy in ;any American coiaiquniiy. is ?d t6 a square dcLe kow that re have. y watchOefipans dnd;' Oernla'n sjinpathlzeftf German-baiting" is" no sport ;f or bpe,' loyal, In -llient Americans. v-. W',' '. ' " ' The alien- enemy in ;anv American tunity; is -titled' tto iih unceasing ' TiidlanceT but' that 'disagreeable fact no justification - forc)eM jroddin those : of rman oiooa wno arc iuivuvuiw;ir vw u,uuiuci. As we cet further andfurtber'in tie deadly ; ife. of war, and as. we dig down into .the roots of russianism implanted in America, we must be pre red for waves of public bitterness. And we must prepared to . stand " firm -against any-hint of unting hysteria; to stana nrm against any lm- !se to stampede which Mil v destroy ; our useful- s to. the community ;i&d ::o true American! wilf; iliH; -;Xr Let imiyidko Hdc.QVtr patriotUnu i . , Persecute women, "' :. '- J':' ':Z: V:-:': K Takccdcvntage of hti owii iafcty'to lully alien -iks in our midti ichtf are poictrlht t6 lit oacfc, :ilcrariU3t thcu have done wrong. :V-,U- - 'T t other fellow for wcrytMng that poe Refuse. to?utlhi8writhareL ofihelqad-l Exult Hvnothcfi fa ilure vhenh himeifMnot tempted-the tatl: 'li::'ri; forget the Golden Ru le. ;,' .. . ; .fK-Sj Zlzw the XXETTER-fRpM "A SOLDIER;. Co e of the best letters the StaBulletin' receives t tnose irom coiaiers. vne sucn appears in,au rr column today, a communication from a private cchoficld Barracks, breathing such hujnan good- : 11 and sanity that it Is a s'plendid message for w .... New Year. He urgevin effect, that Honolulu -pie take each Boldief onhis merits,, rather, than IgWz item 't a- class by ,the"soxnetlmes. improper s of a fewindividuils. : It is mtifyins for this Hisi Explanation FROM THE GRABSHOF DIARY: , Dsetmbtr 21, Jsi4: ? MCtataln , Otlnhsrd and Mr. Klebahn came on bartL and requested fnformatlon as Mier, .who i&k evidently; a . cen. obseryer,' to" note" ;:at diBcriminatici'civilias jmust; have"n0ted-4 ?X both eeldiers and civilians haie been awakened . their respobsibilitics to eachVother in'thi small centralized communiryv: 7, In; rfponse to ; this : t cr, the Star-Bulletin . can; do no. -better than to icnd'to' jur Soldier friends of Oahn the sincerest i wishes of civilianOahu May opr relations . ov ever closer and more pleasant J . ,V : .. ; ' - . '-' M- '. V -H . :' I : - " ' - " - ..1- :v'-i.;r.'"!-''-"'-i:. Keep: your head .tip and your eyea open If .yoti :s!i to be of service to' your country The infuri :c J bull lowers ;his head and charges 'madly, his ves closing'ns'he plungcs.'io" the "attackl He Is the lr.bodim"ent if brQteltrcngthui nothfng is more ! ..iculona thari.the bull;whea he ia; p against alert iliry.' He. is; nothing' but a flounderlng mass "of : potent . anger, 'hote hoarse llowin disturb nse who know how easily heinay be made to 'xcdn ' i coaL i. If Vou would reach your ieoal. keeb vbur : s operand your head upand keep it cool, tobvl a ' -- ' t6 Whether IAim lav af annrtlnn rlfl mn which wr among ih a cargo, of tlto Holaatia could be 1 1 tent to Japan. I told him tha articles were contra- band Jind could. not bo sent"': - .. ,. .r-.".. , O April 4,; 1915:; rroleflram from the Embauy, Wash- Ington 'In case the weaponaon the .Holaatia have only been partly: paid for, refuse to dellve thsm, at -In this case the tSerman outhorltlea will arrange for their purchase. Let ua drop them .down by courses fw at a time) with eautloh fn tho bay, and let .-' them Im ieavcrAtf wftH tMfH' , - . ' u .' .- HI-10. ijnron:the; reply to your Inquiry, 51 shotguns, 35 etock, 35 barrels. f ot mmunuien not Known wntther paid for or not. i , , ; i i ..-o v ri v. ,- - . April 28, 1915; vyr1d a conversation' with Me tars. Klebahn . and SrJirnrff MaiwtiMt - uu. .... rfoUatla.. Wo decided; to w.rlte to the. embastyrand v van uiir nonwon to xne aangir or some one gettida - - Into dlfflcultlev If tho American authoriUea found ' tnete things on board.,: '.V-;. ; 'y.t JTIOM LEBAHN'S LETTER OP : y:y, -EXPLANATION: r . . .V-," ' '. - "All my dealings Iff? this matter were, to the beet , of my recollection, strictly confined to tho German consulate and the captain of the 8. 8. Moleatta,' and 1 'do not believe, notwlthttandlna ; diary, that I ever did havo conversation on tho sub-'' j w.m vapum braianor. j ,c remombsrr however; that during tho negotiations, and bv my anxiety to ob- tain this cargo for transhipment to deetlnationr f called the attention of the consulate officials to tho fact that In my opinion the 8. 8. 'Holaatia,' lying in a neutral v port, had no business whatsoever to withhold cargo 'from authorized delivery, and that .should the4 Japa- -jYieto conaulate approach .tho United States customs .; suthorltlea In tho matter tho Utter might step In and ' order delivery of tho carganyway., .5. r : . - - Ofthile your article makes It appose is if this trans action wat, handled by mo In ,vory wnderhahded man. T. L'S? fn,y that ho papers.n tllon the , United SUtea custom fioe. at Menoluta win: show that the cargo, Including the aboyoamod 25 Back agea on board the 8. 8. Holutfa was specified In every particular, nothing whatsoever beipg omitted, ond everything wao dono to hand let he transfer Ina prcw . ........, nvunii'nBmg mo arguoua work It required M effect such transfer. As explained above, the only - point which did arisa at tho Jims was a difference of v-Opmfon aa to whether . these caeea containing ahot. .guna, empty cartridges, etc ehouk Tbo considerod as contraband cargo, as-claimed, by the captain of tho veeeel and his consulate, or a. general msrehandiee, ; to b transhipped at a neutral port, aa claimed by - myself.".-- : . ' . .. . . ' .' -' - v.. - : ' : ' - - No better advertising for HawaU can be advanced than a comparison "'of . temperaturea for the past week here and in St lx)uia, Chicago, Duluth, Cleve; land, Celumbua,; ; New - York, . Boston, Banker and Philidelphia. . : - . , , The:"KitcheneratilI alive-myth has been revived in England. c The latest, itorieathere are several are quite as abt aithexWrnor that he wa lead Inthe Russian 'army: in the Carpathians an later in: the . Caucasu..Kt:::.L'; . . , - : .;. --" -,-';" - - . Yon might also HooverJte on resolutions make rz ? pwm'g na- oe carerni not to break them. ; 101T fugit AL BOY ESCAPES TWICE FROM ;U.B0ATS . V. t c r La rseiu! a Ilonbulutcy.aa tto thrtlil2t'Mperiencot)arinj A. ' t Ubosts la a letter to lt . Vtnr-r Cullen Of 2424 Rd'a " t Kaiai, no telle ot his traTelu .,2 ventured ,V ;- .'r;-. c f'rst fliip. the-AntIlles,wai toi ' wtca Larsea wis on t)04ia.but . r.-, 3 its water and was sited. t0 ihe r&itei EUtes oa th a fbell'Xrca a' aubmersible caaea ma prea- frcn -almost lie r""e" alsjetttr l l crccte3--to THE PAtSlNQ:OF THE YEAR ; :TVo: close ourr eyes tonight, to- ". algbt. --. . v . -vy Oh the pasting if the yur. 1 'Ohthat the taoujht tast mlht f i&akes .rlah.t,. r ' That :bumsakln4 choold waste ia ti(ht, ; ; r'';,!y! That men love djurkntis, 1 not v - the,.lihtrr : .v V Mlaht pan with the , cldplni ' '.' yeart ? . v.& V ' Si ; , r-,v - vi v.-PHIUp Heary Doda. Suireon-aenerir Bnlsted reporteJ to ; Secretary Daniels that ; typhoid fever asl other conUrtoua sdieaes Mve t?:a rraciically e'jliited troia REDCROSS PUBLISHER ; TO TALK TQ AD CLUB As a special feature of lt Wednos day luncheon the first of the new year, the Ad club bss amuufed for a talk by r. N. Dotjhtedar, publisher of ttsirines Mr. JDoubleday will , em phasUta th9.reUtioa.cf &cd Cross work tcadrartlslngi' . V-. ror.lU " ilia sfcaaa -'the chibiaj Adopted -We wfll fiKht imtn'we wm." ft Another special sttractlon wfll be t Tocal solo by Mrs. H. N. Moaher. t- Cot , Edouard Socrefsn, a member of the Swiss national, 7 bimcQ.' and "for th last 42 Yftirft rhff i1!nr n v. While the writer does not wiah to harp on the much-written and ulked about 'auWect of the attitude of Ho solutans toward the khakl-c!ad of Oahu, he fells that the following men tion of a tew matters Bearing bo that subject may not be out of place, with the old year about to end and the new to usher in. . During a recent visit of the writer to Honolulu on Christmas Eve, he had the. pleasure of witnessing an appar ently increaaing regard of the civilian population for the soldier. A marked apirit of good cheer and mutual re gard for one. another prevailed, and all appeared to be enjoying themselves immensely. The writer himself being of an observant and analytical rather than Indulgent nature, stationed him aelf with another on the various crowded downtown corners during tfe evening," and it was with satisfaction that he noted a spirit of jollity be tween the civilians and soldiers, gen erally, and a feeling of good fellow ship. Those who assumed the part oi entertaining some of the soldiers to make Christmas Eve merrier for them, appeared to be considerably pleased to - have the opportunity of doing so, and It could be easily 'seen that the soldiers were not unappreciatlve of the kindness extended them, were oner to judge by their be-smlled countenances. Not very long ago, criticisms and censure of the soldier were legion, and the better men of the service too often were Judged br the standards, rash and often unpardonable acts of a few, whose ; poorly controlled animal in stincts "usually predominate over their better natures, especially when ex cited by the Influence of liquor. The writer recalls, In this connection, some derogatory remarks made by a civilian to a fair bather at Waikiki beach some time ago. It Is not necessary to enumerate here all that he remarked, but it will, suffice to state he said: "A soldier is a bum and a worthless character." It rather pleased the writer -whose Identity as a soldier, was unknown as he too was bathing), to hear the fair bather reply that not all soldiers were audi and that it is 4n Injustice to ab uno omnes. The soldier, like tbV civilian, has faults and makes missteps but he is not generally the evil character some would portray him to be. Too often, a soldier, of the regular army is consider ed a bum to use our beach friend' coarse expression, and an Ignorant person. There, no doubt, are some such that get into the service, but there are also many 'with intelligent minds, with a capacity for as fine and noble thoughts as any one. and with feelings Quite as human. Show them the courtesy of your respect for them, and you will strike a responsive chord. It will give -them more courage to DO to know they have your moral support. If your own character is strong and you extend the soldier the permission of your society, he win fca beneficially Influenced by it. To do so, increases the morale of the army, and if you are really patriotic you can help it materially by treating the sol dier on a par with the average civi lian. What is the purpose of any one's life if not to make this world a better place in which to live? Especially during these war Times, selfishness should be absent in our natures. The soldiers of Oahu may yet have an op portunity of actively engaging In this world war. and for whom will they incur the risk of their lives, if not for the welfare of -the nation, and its civilians back home? Be not too harsh in your Judgment of a soldier. He has his placo ih this world and it is a most important role that he plays. , The new year is almost upon us. Why not forget past retaliatlve critic isms that 'have been exchanged be tween us. and resolve that in the year of 1918 we shall all try our best to be come more worthy' of one another's good fellowship? Respectfully, A Private, Co. K, 32nd Inf. Schofield Barracks, H. T. m i a Traveling Clocks The most popular of these are fitted in folding hither cases, making them convenient for packing. Included in the assortment are some with radium numerals and hands visible in the dark. Til : a 1 .CLF.W icnman LIMITED. Platinumsmitks and Jewelers o. in Hawaii since 1870, ft Ing Us forces to make the nation re ognize the natural and civil rights of other nations. All men have both nat ural and civil rights, and without the function of the law any man or men is incapable to exercise his or their civil rights. To have democracy, all men must learn to respect local, na tional and Internationa laws. Any thing less is elusary. Sincerely. PVT. W, H. LAMPHY, Machine Qun Company, 25th Regiment, U. S. A. PUBLICITY FOR BIG. ISLAND. THOUGHTS AS THE OLD YEAR. ' DIES Honolulu.;T. H. DecX8, 1917. Editor Honolulu Star-Bulletin, . Honolulu, T, H. Sirni91? wfll soon bid us all good bye All men, and more especially sol diers should be ' filled with Joy and thankfulness because many ol us may be deprived or seeing anougr canst mas and New Year's Day by-, the -explosion of shrapnels and thefog of machine gun and rifle cartridges. All of ua should be glad that we are liv ing in an age of diffusion of knowl edge1, we can trace men from the an- thropozaic age to the twentieth cen tury, and calculate their range Of do velfbment and cultivation. Thus- the range is from the living in caves to the. flying, on the wings of the air. " Invention Is the power wheel of the world. It. caused the patent-right system to be born in England, and its effective application has been tested Ut: Germany. Its - greatest services hsve been rendered in the United States. Since the anthropolithls epoch three millions of patents have been Issued, and out of that number one million and some hundreds have been granted by the United States patent office. -Massachusetts in 1641 gave Colonel Wlnslow a right, on his meth od "of making salt. The greatest stride In Invention has been made within the last twenty years. The world has been revolution ized in art, transportation and agri culture. The various mechanics in 1911-12 got twice as much money for their skill' as their fellow mechanics brothers got in 1891. Men possessing no skill at all got better wages. With all ' the mountains of complicated aws In the different states against the railroads, many of them being al most beyond the interpretation of any court, the average ton of freight Is transported for less than one cent per mile. t In the good old days it required twf days or more , for the old fashioned cobbler to make a pair of shoes for the market Today by the ingenuity of men who were often called "cranks" a pair of shoes In twenty minutes is teady for use. Thoughtful men are finding out every day the usefulness of energy. The energy stored in a pound of an tfcracite coal is equal to that expend ed by. a strong hod carrier in ten hours, A little less than two pounds lll III . j l " T of coal has ss much power as that put forth by a hbrse pulling-a plow from sun to sun. AJj the present time 11 other mechanical conditions' were per fect enough, to I utilize i all1 the? energy there is in "coal, threV hundred tons would, propel any ship as large as the Lusltania three thousand miles. No, doubt it tha war continues long enough ome one will contrive some means for. thS more perfect utilisation perhaps,' tlje y"lll-f-the-rip," the in- venqon or perpetual motion may oe unearthed. As the time passes by men get further and further from the pri mogeniture. Twenty-five.' or thirty years ago men began to - discover the germs which caused the death, rate to be so high among people. Taking advantage ot me causes, we span or tire is grow ing longer.-Since Ioch's discovery of the turberculosis germ the rate, has fallen off to about one-half, and in Chicaga and other large cities diph theria is Just about one-third to what it was 4 generation ago. And tor the yellow fever, the medical corps of the United States army has the credit for demonstrating to the world that mos quitoes are the source of such fever. The figures of insurance statistics prove that the United States has less mortality rate among the. working classes than some of the countries of Europe. Of the same class the rate in Spain and Austria , is double, that in the states. In India the average life 1 a little more, than that of the average American. Sa every man who compile? as nearas possible with the laVa of nature will on the average live long er" and will promote the welfare of the coimtry.- ' ' . Education is the medium' through which all races and nationalities ofd men grow from one standard of de velopment to that of higher.lThrougb sifcn a medium, perhaps some day the strong fortification of prejudice which has brought disgrace upon some oi our communities and, states, making the enforcement law blind -will be overthrown and that all mn regard less -of color shaft have the penalty and justice of the law on the square at the bar of Justice. Thlr awful war is establishing a world Smittfsonlan Ins'mitlon. and in tha building of such an institution If it means the life of many soldiers and dead weignt upon the shoulders ot loving mothers, sisters and wires, the enforcement of law blind will be the theme of human dynamics utiliz- 1 r Real Estate ' Investment r Three two-bedroom bungalows on -Lunalilo Street, bringing in a gross monthly income of $120.00. Each home on its own lot, fronting 50 feet on Lunalilo arid 90 : feet deep. The homes are practically new arid in excel lent condition. Price only $11,500 for the three together. , y guardian Trust Co., Ltd. i.??paitoent TeL 3638 StanSii Bids 5 Honolulu, T. 1L, 29th Decr 1917. Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Merchant 8treeL Honolulu, T. H. : Gentlemen. , It is with sincere appreciation that, at the close of the year, we acknowl edge the many courtesies we have re ceived from ou during the past 12 months. The generouB. freedom with which your columns are-alwayS placed at our disposal for the dissemination of news concerning the island of Hawaii, has proved a valuable factor. In further cementing the 'pleasant relationship existing between Honolulu and her smaller sister, the Crescent City.' ' The large amount of publicity given to Big Island events 1 general and Q sporting happenings in particular, has been largely .responsible for the. sue cess of the merry festive occasions or ganlzed by the energetic people of Hilo. while- the admirable vy "in which such 'affairs have been covered by your reporting staff, has kept us prominently before the reading publla Interested in the doings of Hawaii neL - with every good wish for 'your con tinued prosperity during the cominj year, and with cordial thanks . ; - - . we are. Gentlemen, . ; Yours very' truly,x hawau pubucity commission; L. W. de VIS-NORTON, . ' -Special Commissioner. - THAN KS PROM, OUTDOOR CIRCLE. Mr. Wallace R. rarrtngton, i ' , Honolulu, ' . My dear Mr. rrrington:" t p The metabefs or the Outdoor Circle . wish to thank you most heartily for - . all yon did to help make the cczmu nlty Cltrlatmas tree such a great sue- , cess. Yon gave us. so much for adver tising for the roof garden entertain ment and the tree, and mads all neces sary arrangements for the band and ' the; payment of the men. an of arMcn helped' make the wonderful evening which ail seemed to thoroughly enjoy. Please accept thanks .for yourself and -all those who. contributed, with you, v : ' r i : NELL I MOORS. Sec.-Treas.: ;: 8TAB-BUU.ETIN GIVES YOU TODAY ' N EWa TODAY c HONOLULU REAL ESTATE. 3 The care of Securities for absent owners Ifabsence on patriotic: or other 'duty or any other circumstances prevents you from' exercising direct, control over our investments you can appoint us as custodian or as trustee under voluntary trust and be relieved of all anxiety V ; ? , " 1 -J:i As a part of such: service, we 1. collect and- credit of disburse the income and principal of investments, make all returns by the Federal Income Tax, buy or sell securities' upon order and advise concerning in vestments as requested.' ; ''-.'. 1: W will gladly explain to you the details of these plans at your convenience " , ' - . PHONE 3477 ' ! lISOKfilRliiif'C.i u ..... K1CUAUU li. TKICT, PRES. - ; - V ' I. B. BnAOLJC SBC?T. ;,; .CUAS. C BKISCBVB TRCAS. Larg Home ZUUl Large enough for comfort but not , sc?r: large1 as. to be a bother to care for vi : SEETHE JL -.' I. V' ' mimm 'id: We-will gladly take you out, Phone 5701 : ... " .''''. '-.'..'.I. '' .-.-..-..' . - W--. ... 'd ".e"l 5e -Mnae;iIl died i fe na .-; ' -.v.-pv'v- . - - " "