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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1918.
FIVE - Our Island Contemporary t: Colonel Making Good It is eo refreshing to hour some thing good Raid of I1h oeoupant of l lie Ivory Chamber that wo can't help chortling n hit. Mr. Frn-.k C. Ather ' ton in i Kepubliea.". :ind tied i IokpIv to tho limitation interests of th" Tor- . - i : iii:HHciiil strings, 1 ut ho goe? mt or bin way to compli ment Colonel McCarthy on the buM lif! i like ndniinl'itration that he is aivln;; tho Territory. Common som;e jt is. Nothing brilliant ns yet, per haps, bul onnd as n nut and right to tin- ihm of the moment. No wasting of time, hln own a;id the other fel low's when people call upon him with a proposition. He agrees or disagiies, :'ives his reuse n am'. annoi'tiees his derision. The mutter is finished and he turns to something else important. That h; the way to get things done, which Is precisely what the President pill the colonel 0:1 his present job to do. Ililo I'ost-IIearld. Sheer Idiocy With thousands upon thousands of woiitvhd men in the hospitals of France, Kngland, Italy and America in need of stimulants, and with con f ervatkm heconii' the watchword by viiich everything is accepted or re jected th;-B; war days, nothing but tin most virulent fanaticism would htand by and see thousand of dollars' wo:th of good beer poured into the sewers. Yet the very men and wo men in Honolulu who are working I'mlde tides for the Red C:ws, who are talking and prod icing saving of food and money, stand with a com placet crin on their benign connt ep.:Mie" while this fiece of sheer, w.isteful idiocy is perpetrated in the name of the Prohibition Moloch. We can easily guess that this editorial will not win us many friends. Even those who are pr:uid of tho fact that they hava "stored a snug little stock" away against the dry ppell are pro tending to h- tickled to death -ver the abolition of the ,aloon, that the Tor--it,ry i.-; dry, won't call us blessed. Rut when the pendulum swings back and common sense conies to reign "vor is once more these same folk may be induced to announce publicly what thev now gloat over privately. Ililo Po'st-Horald. What Helps One Helps All Agitation, for harbor "preparedness" if. stirring up other partn of the is lands besides Honolulu. The Maui News in its issue of last Friday quotes nt some length from the state ment by J. H. Rosseter, director of U. S. Shipping operations, published in the Star-Bulletin .and asks: "Has Maui nothing to expect from a great boom of trade in the Pacific?" Maui has a great deal to expect from the trade boom after the war. So have Hawaii and Kauai. From eml to end of the Hawaiian group there will be almost immediate bene fits from the boom in the Pacific provided the ports and cities are ready to take care of the business offered. It is logical to expect Honolulu to tret most of the increased shipping. Rut the. results of that Increase! ship ping the vastly increased freight and passenger traffic will benefit all the islands. Honolulu would be short-sighted to plan for harbor and wharf improvements merely to help out this city. What helps any city or town, in Hawaii helps Honolulu, and vice versa. Increased business for one is ben efit to all. And all the people of all the islands should get together and work for harbor and wharf improve ments in every port where these are declared necessary by competent au "ority. If it is a matter of territorial construction, then all the communi ties should be willing to stand their equitable share of territorial appro priation, through taxo3 or bond is r.ued. If it is a matter of federal con struction, then all the communities should back heartily such a request in Washington as the federal engine ers have decided is justifiable. Star Bulletin. One Language Speaking of languages in the schools, no one can hear the hybrid poloyglot of tho streets without the immediate conviction that tho most important thing is to teach the cor rect speaking and writing of English. That is, English with American mo difications (in another half century we may be calling it the American language.) French, Spanish, Russian all well enough; all desirable. After the war there is almost certain to be a re establishment of German courses, optional with the student. But far more important for Hawaii than the teaching of foreign languages is the perfection of our own tongue. Some of the draft officers at Fort Arm strong were reduced almost to des pair at the apparent stupidity of draftees brought before them young men who had at least several years of "study" in tho grammar schools. Rut it was not stupidity it was in ability to express themselves in Eng lish, or even clearly to understand the questions. They were inarticul ate, almost cjumb. With the English language thoroughly mastered, the first pre-requisite to success is won. Rut the ex-schoolboy of Hawaii who speaks defectively and writes poor English, in seven cases out of ten has mastered no language, not even that of his nncestors. He is forever handicapped. A graduate of Kamehameha schools who has achieved substantial success in his own particular vocation paid the other day, "When I was at Ka mehameha, we had a club where no thing but English could be spoken. If we spoke Hawaiian, we were fined. I never progressed faster nt anything in my life than in learning to speak English fluently and correctly. I have always appreciated that train ing." Star-Bulletin. On The Other Islands Urges Free Port For Honolulu J. I). Mclnerny, returning frnm San Francisco this week, tells of an In terview which he and Waller Dilling ham had with J. II. Rosseter, U. S. director of shipping operations, in which Mr. Rosseter expressed the greatest confidence in tho future of Honolulu as a shipping renter follow ing the war, and urged Hawaii to get ready to take the place that, awaits her In this respect Ho strongly re commended that steps be taken to have Honolulu declared a free port, at which vessels from any part of the world might, r-top and transfer cargo for other points for storage, duty free. Ships bound for the Orient would leave part of their cargo for transshipment to Australia, for in insl uue, taking on perhaps Austral ian products for the Orient which had already been left for that purpose. He compared Honolulu as a shipping ccnt-r with Chicago as a railroad center. Honolulu Milk Being Regulated A committee of the territorial food commission has recommended that a retail price of 11 cents per quart for unskimmed milk be the fixed price, and. that skimmed milk be sold at not less thru 5 cents per quart. It is said that 1 his is the present price of milk in Los Angeles and other coast itie. The plan of the Dairymen's Association heretofore of selling two snides of milk is to be discontinued. "Fire Day", October 9 October 9 wi'l be set ando as "Fire Day" by Governor McCarthy and pro claimed by him as a territorial holi day to be officially known ns "Fire and Accident Prevention Day". It is expected that a program dealing with fire preveention will he arranged and explained at a public meeting. The C.overinr says the public must be "Mien tort in th" matter of reducing firo and accident hazards. French Mission Entertained In Honolulu With Ccneral Tatll C.erald Pau. cel ebrated French genera! and one-arm ed veteran of the Franco-Prussian war at its head, a French economic mission cnrout to Australia, was en tertained in Honolulu on Monday with distinguished lienors. The original Mead of the mission, Albert Metin, ',rw' s'iddenly in San Francisco short ly be'oro the party sailed, but censor hiD rules prevented the news of the "lof.th from reaching the Islands be "oro the party's arrival. Gen. Pau 'in 1 hi;rh praise Tor America's troops fighting in France. Edgar Henriques has been nppoint d secretary of the medical advisory 'w.rrt to fill the vacancy caused by ho dismissal of John C. Birdwell, by the selective draft official. Mr. Hen "Iques, who is a kamaainn, has been 1. "do'.lar-a-yrar" worker at tho draft headquarters for about a year. He has given practically all his timo to service for tho government. Mrs. Mabel Bosher Scudder, wife of Dr. Doremus Scudder, has been offer ed and has accepted the position of principal of Kawaiahao Seminary, the offer being made by cable. Mrs. Scud- ler before her marriage was associat ed with the faculty of Kawaialao. Af ter their marriage the Scudders went to Japan. Doctor Scudder has applied for war wrork. K. Kc.hayashi, of Kona, Hawaii, is reported to have become insane fol lowing bis rejection for military duty th" draft officials. Honor Cystem At Industrial School Highly Successful In a recent talk before the Ad Hub Superintendent Frederick An derson informed the businessmen that the Boys' Industrial School had 32 representatives in tho army. This i3 the result of the military . training now given by a retired non-commissioned officer pt the school. Mr. An derson stated that 90 percent of trou ble that caused boys to be sent to tho Industrial school was due to improper homes with either no parents or drunken parents. Ho also went on to nay that the self-government plan which, has been in operation at the chopl for the past two years has been highly successful. The boys dect. a president, vice-president and twelve members of congress. They ''.ve their own court and judge t'aeir iwn offenders. They now no longer 'lave thr- dormitory system but have a lories of honor cottages which will ho. re 20 boys unler home conditions. The boys have a very fine trades building in which are complete out fits for a wood mill, a complete ma chine shop, a blacksmith shop, mo- lent team laundry, mechanical tailor department, a one ton ice and refri gerating plant, two 50 h. p. oil burn ing beikrs with complete exhaust v-tem, a povr and fighting plant. The building was built by the boys. Island Troops Not Likely To Be Called Away For Duty Statements made lately from de partment headquarters, are to effect that there is little likelihood of a change in policy by the war depart ment with regard to local national guard troops. These regiments will doubtless be kept intact on Oahu for garrison duty relieving other troops which will be sent to the front. Wounded By Shell But Didn't Know It William L. Morgan, of Honolulu, son of the late James F. Morgan, who is well known in Maui, who has been driving an ambulance in France Bince early in the war, h; s written from a hospital in France to his sinter. Miss Let itia Morgan, an account of his nar row escape from death from a boche shell. While sleeping in his ambul ance on the night of June 27, a shell 'plinter the size of a nickel tore a gash across his chest, inflicting a nasty wound. The strung?. j)art of the In The Churches WAILUKU UNION CHURCH Rowland B. Hodge. Minister. Miss Mary E. Hoffmann, Orgcnist. Mrs. Ceo. N. Weight. Choir Director Sunday School, 10 : On A. M. Organ Recital, 7:00 1. M. Preaching service at 7:30. MAKAWAO UNION CHURCH Rev. A. Craig Bowdish, Minister. 10:00 Sunday School. 11:00 Morning Service. CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD Rector, Rev. .1. Charles Villiers, Sunday, September 1st Holy Communion, at 8 a. in. .-'utelay School, at 10 a. in. Divine- Worship, at 11 a. ni. HNhop Mi Kini, of Tokyo, Japan will condu'it the services. THE SIN OF HYPOCRISY By Rev. J. Charles Villiers (Church of the Good Shepherd.) The twenty third chapter of St. Matthew's gospel reports a discourse of Jesus with much greater fullness and completeness than either of the lot her two synoptical gospids. This ; fact has led some biblical scholars to I pfMinl.iitd thnt it rahmilri not ho roirard- ed as an address by Jest's on a given .lcrariiin, but as a collection of his saying against the Scribes and Pharisees uttered at various times, p:it in the form of a single discourse or summary of his terrible but cour ageous indictment of them. While such nny be the fact, the oompldo-n-KS of the apostle's report of these vcrd.c of Jest! is in itself presump tive evidence that they were spoken by him on an occarirn when not only the multitude and his own disciples were present before him, but a con siderate number of the Scribes and Pilaris: es, also. Analysis of the ad dress shows that Jesus first spoke to the multitude, then to his own dis ciples, and finally to the Scribes and Pharisees. To these last, he ad dressed himself in terms of strong, severe, and one might, perhaps, truly say, sarcastic speech, filing them, in language of rishtoo.vs indigna'icn, the salutary, but bitter truth about them selves. That Jesus should have expressed himself in such strong, vehement evms of denunciation of the hypo crisy, inquity, and supersition of the Scribes and Pharisees has been a cause of astonishment to some peo ple. That ir. due, perhaps to the fact that they fail to recognise the full orbed character of Jesus and do not take into account sufficiently his in finite moral grandeur, and intense regard for purity and righteousness. Their chief, and, it may be, their only thought of his character has been that it was mildness itself, mildness even to the degree of condoning sin ra'her than "to hurt anybody's feel 'nTs." This, surely, is a foolish no lon, and a perversion of the truth. Righteous indignation at sin in such ways as the Scribes and Pharisees were guilty of it was a3 much, a part o" the character of Jesus as was pity ing love. He had no sympathy with, nor covering grace for the hyprocrir.y, inquity, superstition, and sinful sop histries which the Scriber and Pharisees committed. Ho abhorred all can't and insincerity. There is rin vhich calls for pity, and sir. that calls for blame. There is Fin also which calls for righteous indignation. Such is the sin of which tho hypocrite is guilty. If Jesus had condoned the hypocrisy of the Scribes and Pharise es: if he had not rondemne'l it an be did, he would have shown himself lacking in that moral earnestness, and in that love which is the very essential in the Savior of men. Ter rible ns are the seven "Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees," of Jesus, re ported by Sf. Matthew, they were not uttered by him in any spirit cf vitu peration, or without his all-embracing love going cut to those people in whose moral and religious interest he gave expression to them. Love, as well as justice and sjneority, to the Scribes and Pharisees required that he rhould speak to them as he did. The Scribes and Pharisees thought themselves religious above all men, and regarded themselves as the very conservators of religion. Jesus show ed them that in experience they en tirely lacked in knowledge of religion as communion with God, and true service to their fellowmen. What is it that our Lord condemns in this discourse on hypocrisy? False hood and deceit in religion, and what soever divorces religion from that realm of ethics and morality to which it is united. He shows us by this ad dress that utterly abhorrent to the Eternal Mind is n religion which has greater regard for the public eye than it has for the eye of God. It has been said that the relation between ethics and religion Is a difficult subject. But no man of average intelligence, familiar, even in the most elementary way, with the teachings of Jesus Christ should fail of knowledge of the fact that God, who i3 Righteous, requires of men a righteous motive and aim in daily life. Though moral conduct is not the whole of religion it is part and parcel of it, and he whose religion does not relate itself to his moral conduct is far from be ing in a healthy religious and mora) state. Our Lord did not condemn the Scribes and Pharisees because they were imperfect, but because they were in sincere. Turkey is starving, Germany pinch ed and Austria rioting for food. The Allies are well fed and full of fiwht, thanks to 1'nele Sam who invited them to sit down to his table a year ago he has been passing around the victuals ever since. affair isj thai be was rot wakened by the wot nd and did not know that he had been hurt till some hours later when gu leaving the ambulance his condition was discovered by others and he was sent to the hospital. Entered Of Record Deeds CHOXC, AH SAD & HSB. to Tai Shoo pe. land, Krokea, Kula, Maui Aug. 21, mis. $srn. I ll M. MITCHELL & WF. to G. Inada. int. in 4622 sn. ft nf r.r 220, Pnuwela, (Hamakualoa.) Maui, May 29, 1918, $375. 'AN I EL M'CORRISTON to Maggie A. Meyer et. als. int. in R. P. 6034 & ?,:,?,) Aps. 1, 2, 4 & 5, bldgs, live stock, rents, &c. Kamalo &c. Molo ! ai V- Co shares of stock, in Hono lulu Brewing Malting Co., Ltd., Aug. 22, 1918. U and love. Chattel Mortgage MAPI GARAGE & TRANSPORTA TION CO., LTD., to Bank of Maui, Ltd., Lit. in leasehold, bldgs, goods, ware.-', mdse, automobiles, furniture, fixtures book nccts. &c. Wailuku &c. Maui, Aug. 24, 1918. flS.000 Land Court Deed ANIEL M'CORRISTON to Maggie A. Meyer et. als. 2 int. in 2895, sq. ft. land. Fort St. Honolulu, Aug. 22, 191S. H and love. Lease MARY P. M. ALAMEDA to M. Kato, per. R. p. fiSG3 Kul. 2414 Kumuwi liwili, Wailuku, Maui, Aug. 22, 1918, 10 yrs. at $10 per annum. Assignment of Lease KAELEKIT SCGAR CO., LTD.. to Kawaipapa Agrctl. Co., Ltd., R. P. ISoti, Kawaipapa, liana, Maui, Aug. 13, 1918. $1. Correction Deed ANTONIO M. CALDEIRA & WF. to James Alalia Estate int. in 1 15-100 A land, Makawao, Maui, $1 etc. Mortaaneft IGNES PIEPER to Augustine Enos, t a tana, l'aia, Maui, June 1, 1918. $1S50. Luncheons Pink Teas Dinner Parties Motor Rides H Plainer S If you are a hostess on "Red Cross Day" you are doubly guilty! FOR YOU keep others away who might come to Red Cross. REALIZE that every soldier is giving his life and all that he loves FOR YOU AND YOURS. SHOW your gratitude by giving up selfish pleasure, AT LEAST, on Red Cross Days. FORD CARS GOING UP FAST Fori cars have advanced from $G10 to $710 in a iiith- over a month time, and areonliii;: to npoits the end is not yet. The cutting down on the fj'etory output has also reduced the numb, r r.f this make of cars allotted o Maui to one a month. The boy or girl away at school will appreciate a subscription to the home paper as much as does the soldier boy in camp or battle front. Give us the ad dress, we'll do the rest. The MAUI NEWS, 1 year, $2.50, post paid; $1.25 for 6 months; 75 cents, 3 months. BY AUTHORITY IN THE C1RCCIT COCRT OF THE SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. In the Matter of the Estate of C. R. LINDSAY, Late of Lahaina, Maui, Deceased. Notice To Creditors Notice is hereby given to all per sons having claims against the Estate of C. R. Lindsay, late of Lahaina, County or Maul, Territory of Hawaii to present same, duly authenticated, anil with proper voucher, if such ex ists, to Moses Kauhimahu, of Wailu ku, Maui, within six months from date of publication of this notice, or pay ment thereof will be forever barred. Dated at Wailuku, Maui, this 9th day or August. A. D., 1918. MOSES KAl IUMAIir, Administrator. (Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30.) SH peaKfiio 011 In "The Day For Nevest.Coolest Hotel In Hawaii Fort Street Honolulu THE HOME OF THE I Stclnvvay -mi Starr ft PIANOS 01. S We have a large stock of j iiiuio I'uiyer pianos at fall nrlfiAa ..! A 1 - p aiiu ens icrms. 3j( We take old pianos In exchange. I Thayer Piano Co., Ltd i IIONOLLU, HAWAII. f ox Red Cross" RED CROSS WORK S 1 I i