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Failure fifcihe Filipinos
rnilAT the national guard encampment
v 1 been a" failure, in the opinion of a large num
ber of 'itif.feghrKntal officers, appears to be a
widely Recognized fact, while the encampment has
demonstrated ,Ui The Advertiser has already
i frequently jilted out,, uameiy, mat j-r
hi Hawaii should be heartily ashamed of the fact
that our, "national" guard, is so largely composed
of Filipino-.' These militiamen, who are serving
mainlv. we Relieve, because thirty dollars a month
. and keep apprals to mem, nave i. .
insubordinate and untrustworthy. Jt was Gov
ernor Ptnkham who encouraged their enlistment,
who used public money to. ieeu many -
1 . ' . t-!- -1.1., f,
who sponsored tnem, nut even
v Little Brown Brothers should
. more to keep the public from a
irum. ......
The Advertiser protested at the time against
filling the two guard regiments with Filipinos,
onlv to be rebuked by the administration's mouth
piece for a lack of loyalty in questioning the Fili
pino' enlistments, but it is as little satisfaction to
this paper as it must be to the community at large
to have these Filipino companies shown up as they
have been at Kawailoa. Our fears have been only
too completely justified. ,
We do not know what the outcome of the mili-
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Tin ri n a. ft i win i M-. ijul nx i uai n
speedy application of the draft in
have been receiving praisev because
, ClMlMlllvlllJl iiatw 1I1VI V man pujiivu v
- . ." .1 Jjft .1 '1 ..... a Ka4i1 4fiiintinff
this prj;sc under false pretenses.
Hawaiian citizens have simply
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failed at the very, first test. There is plenty of
' good material here for two regiments of citizens,
and any reorganization of the guard that docs not
bring citizens in to replace the assisted immi
grants in tne ranKS will lau as aismany as me
. last reorganization has failed.
. We are not among those disposed to place. the
, ouik or me wiamc upon mc siiuuiucis ui ui igauici-
V. T . I .
, i r . t i i i i i i.i
i ipnrrx 1 1 mil-tun. c iiu ai uw
criticism previously of this officer
sired to be personally in command
busy at the Red Hill encampment.
, cause of that criticism and because of unexpected
duties imposed upon him in connection with the
reserve cmicers i raining vamp aim mc miiciai
of the late Queen, he did not take so direct charge
tt thf W i i-ailiia ramrv anrl now bp i. rritiriyeH for
T . j- , T -
that. Gvwcral Johnson spent tl ee days in the
trenches of the R. O. T. C. during the two weeks
of the militia encampment, while lie had also been
placed -by 'th Governor in charge of the funeral
,j..4i. t. it. tu:. ..i.. :t
. aiii iti r nil Mir i iirrii.
. much work of which the public
had his deputies at the national
tnese snouia nave Kepi mm miormea oi conai
tions, if things were not as they should have been.
' General Johnson should not be the scapegoat.
If the camp was a failure it is the fault of the citi-
ik. t ...u
. cii ui .mc iiui v iiu r luuu
repeated calli fof volunteers were
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lorcea mrougn mcir remsai 10 eniisi me creation
of regiments fifty percent Filipino.
..' ichhis iruiu jiikj Mdic mai a
ft i" : : t iv, fit..
Tl a li:i. iL.i
vj ni AIH4VHJ1 w i uiv .;i-vviiii .
; cept the meatless day menus of
ants and became abusive when
was their patriotic duty to forego meats for otic
. day in the week. Something of the same nature
lias occurred in the Honolulu restaurants. In San
, Francisco thi sort of thing was brought up with
a jerk, when the disloyal and selfish crabbers were
' told that anv iurther kicking would lead to their
. iirrest as sympathizers with the enemy. The lat
est reports from the Coast say that the police are
' contemplating takinc away the licenses from tliose
eating places which do not observe the wheatless
ana tne meatless ciay restrictions,
.-administrator miirht take note of
rive a little mihlicitv to those
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hotels where the requests for food conservation are
not observed or where patrons exhibit a disloyalty
by refusing to deprive themselves of accustomed
dishes. " !
y It would appear that the request of Delegate
fxuiili' iui t luiiuiiuauvc il i.iic ialiuiiai ifudiu
' t-amn wan well arlvied Tlie Filininrt memhera at
inTCT t:0,n Tf l.A In fiAOil ii , n
" (art rif :i mlli'li liincrr militarir
w.i.H -I ......fc". .
them amenable to discipline.
' - Leon Trothky, so frequently mentioned in Rus
sian despatches these days, was editing a paper in
New ork less than a year ago.
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no longer an editor and his paper
t'ne any way.
iiiuuL HKaiii.iL. Lite MLaouami ill
- . , u hilt' at the American front
irrenii'ii wre iiniler hre anrl
txirted to have scattered them
til I'll f 1 - imlii it In. m nnl 1A4kn
iiii v i. i l uuiii a l iiv'iiie a ivi kvvii
of the mud-: liuging campaigns
TIh- harbor board has discovered at a cost of
$Wt7 that the only safe way is to make contracts
, in advance of expenditures and that preliminary
'. jiroi::ie re hot binding on contractors unless
ypcc inaHy put into writing and duly attested.
NOVEMBER 30, 1917.
"A Rich Man's War"
THE nost vicibusand contemptible piece f
demagogy used by the Socialists' to weaken
the country in the face of the enemy is the ny
that thii i a "rich man's .war." The men wl"
make this assertion can belong only to two varie
ties, the man obsessed with one idea which
sttires and distorts his reason and the man w l'o
doesn't care what he says so long as he gct the
Any one with any common sense, any one whose
theories or notions have not abolished all percep
tion of human nature and human motives can per
ceive that if this is a "rich man's war" the rich
men are the stupidest class in the world. Accord
ing to Socialist demagogues, they are far from
stupid when it comes-to their own selfish interest.
Yet we are now asked, in spite of this charge, to
believe that these shrewd, powerful, Selfish capi
talists have put this country into a war which
is conscripting their sons for the army and their
wealth for the ii;antic destruction of warfare.
That commercial and financial .Influences have
entered into the foreign policies of European na
tions no one disputes: They have entered into the
policy of that huge system of military force v hich
we call Germany and which the Socialists are help
ing to prevail. It is true, also,-that financial and
commercial interests in America are involved with
British financial and commercial conditions--also
with German. But the charge that American cap
italists' who were prospering hugely while we e
mained out of the war were foolish enouglr'to
precipitate the United States into the war to "save
their investments" is asinine. The present price
of stocks is an answer to that.1 The vast taxation
is an answer. The rich men's sons in France today
and at the cantonments and training camps are an
r.nswer. -
The laboring men and women of England and
of France and, we believe, the laboring men and
women of America know this charge is nonsense.
What would, be the result to the British worker
with Belgium held by Germany? What would be
not be able any
knowledge of the
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Hawaii. Ve
our voluntary
Our white and
been sheltering
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Midi uiciv;
because he de
the result to the French worker with Germany
in control of the Briey mine fields? What would
be the result to the workers of every European
country and of our country if a Germany organ
ized for war, drunk with success, convinced of its
destiny to conquer, rule, and Germanize the whole
world, should rise from this war to dictate the
commercial conditions and threaten with a perpet
ual armed might the independence of every other
"A rich man's war," yes, perhaps; and a poor
man's, too. The American Bolshe-Yiki wants us
to make" peace with the rich man's system of Ger
many, the worst of all rich men's systems, for it
carries a sword and makes war its business. Chi
cago Tribune.
and personally
This time, be-
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iii null i iimin 11
knew little. He
guard camp, and
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auvii wiicii 1111;
made and who
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iiumocr 01 inc
I.: i
J i.im.t.u iv ov
the local restaur-
informed that it
uur local inoa
these things and
riitaiirant uni
mnnrr f i ti i n r
traimnfT to ni'ilA
u...... w . . . u . 1 V
lliat should not
uicnntu i mi iiu
was a very small
try s soldiers are
some of our con-
minor consideration.
the limlets are r-
with dirt. Musi
mr- tr t( t:inii
ivuiiiiuvvi vi nin
they have experi
way into history.
1 W.. Klebahn
betting that he
J ney re not tnat
The congressmen learned the meaning
least one Hawaiian Aloha.
One way of helping Germany is by damning the
method pursued by the Allies the allies, if you
please, of America. There are a lot of traitors, in
the United States, some bearing German names,
pome hiding their Teutonic lights under a bushel,
who are more than ready to use any excuse, for
aiding llunnish barbarism. The Machaevelian
crookedness of this lreed of traitors is well exem
plified when they corrupt the pulpit, the press and
all other branches i f activity in an attempt to
prove the justice of Germany's cause
Los Angeles is having a proud time announcing
hat within its limits arc 351.1 square miles, while
New York only covers 2H5 square miles. What
pigmy cities these are compared to Honolulu,
which stretches south to Johnson Island, three
hundred miles, and wet to Ocean Island, an eight-hundred-mife
sail. V hen it comes to acreage,
we're It, even though the greater part of our area
is not real estate.
Superintendent JiuM of the board of agriculture
and forestry has more nerve than most of us. He's
going to close down the retail department of the
Territorial Marketing Division in the face of the
protests of the women of the community. It's a
good thing for him that we don't have woman
suffrage in Hawaii.
All Canadian residents of the United States who
come within the scope of the Military Service Act,
have been ordered to return to Canada. Local
Canadians please take note.
Pork sold in Chicago for fifty dollars a barrel
yesterday, a new high record. The pork barrel
bids fair to be more than ever popular at the next
session of congress.
Who w ill rule Russia js thc all absorbing ques
tion in I'etrograd. . The mere fact that the coun
left b odies and starving is of
Germany must keep i'.elgium, von Tirpitz said.
Possibly he realizes t! t if this is not done too
many terrible and hori ying facts will find their
is at Angel Island, but it is safe
looks c,,,,,, ,t as j,aradi9e.
kiml oi angels.
of at
Ben Ktfcai Wat taken Id police hedd
qnnrter Innt night nml held for rate
ttei.jjg.; v.;J '.
Tb' board (of miK'ririor liinr ntdit
)lrovil the im'hiie of a iifw Huicfc
tn:ii hlne for the water Works .depart
ment and a FoM runabout for the newer
department. . - . j"1,. i.
John Robert Homy, who claims to be
a Kunnian, but who waa arreoted on In
formation reeeived here from Washing
ton, I). C,' hta been a'nt to the. Coast,
nhrre It ia believed a ennrge will be
mnde ftj;aiiit him.
Haying that' he l gathering data for
plana tor bepntit'Ting the 'city of
Wichita, Hurry 8, MiirTle'r, secretary of
the City Planning Company of Wichita,
Kansas, has written the bunrd of super
viaora for a cpy the report, "The
Beautifying of Honolulu.''
The Moose lodges of this ialandjiave
joined to give a bnlt at the national
gusrd armory at eight o'clock Hatnrday
night. Invitations haw beeu extended
(o frienda Of the members and good
tune ia promised those, who attend. ,
Because he la alleged to have uttered
seditions and disloyal statements re
garding the t'niled PJates, Max Htraub,
a Uerinan alien, was arrested Monday
uight.- Ha haa been turned over to the
federal authorities for 1nentlgation.
Albert Silva, an employe of the Ha
wtiian. Klectrio Light Company, plead
ed guilty before Judge J. B. l'o!ndex
tor in the federal voiirf yesterday on a
charge at aupplyiug liquor to soldiers
end was sentenced to five months in
the Oahu prison. '
Important mail awaits Frank I?o
maine Hehurker at room fi", army head
quarters, Young Building. It ia be
lieved that an officer's commission also
awaits Mr, rVhuckcJ1, but the depart
ment hasbeen unable .to identify the
addressee at any of the army posts.
The exhibit of Children's liooks for
Christmas put-chase which the Library
of Hawaii has arranged for parents
will close December H. All desiring to
consult this collection are urged to do
so now. : The Children 's Librarian la
pleased to assist anyone in making de
risions. . '
' The Hawaiian Wedging company haa
been denied permission to work at night
on a. contract It has with the harbor
board ou dredging work between Piers
15 and 10. It ia stated that of 49,000 cu
bic yards to be removed the company
has only handled 21,000 cubic, yards,
and the date set for the contract to ex
pire ia December 15. The contract was
awarded June .7 last and the cost of
thq work waa to be $28,01)1.
Will Establish List of Eligibles of
Lighthouse Keepers
The local civil service board for the
Nineteenth Lighthouse' district will
hold a competitive examination on Jan
uary .1 in this city, for .the purpose tf
establishing a register of eligibtes from
which appointments of keepers aad as
sistant keepers of lighthouses will be
made for duty when vacancies appear.
The examination will be graded 311 the
basis of ten, physical abil'l) four and"
training, experience and t)tne-.s hi.
Civil M'vice blanka'properly ti'leil
out by Hi" Applicant and submitted in
person or by mnll constitute the ex
amination. These blank mny be ob
tained at the office of the lighthouse
inspector, .'HI MuCandless Building, or
from John W. Short, dis'rier secretary.
'Applicant- must be cUireiis of Hie
t inted '-iles, twenty-one yenrs .if age
or over, r d able to handln boats.
Ypcii Man Kin, a Koruun living in
Dowaett I. line, went cycling yesterday
morning, but hail not iine far when he
rame in enntact with an automobile
and hud to lie rustic. I to the emergency
hospitul fur treatment.
Kin u'iih tn.iiaiititr Hlntiiv Ttfttnl street
aud hnd jiiNt turned the eoruer into
Bethel wlii'ii an auto loomed in ins
irnil. TTi iiiiliuvriri.l In avoid the
nlllxion. ImiI ticfurc lie could nusti his
machine to unfety the car struck his
rear wheel mul Kent him tumbling in
the gutter.
It wuk lit li rut tliiiinrlit that Kin had
beeu badly hurt, but on arrival at the
emergency hospital Dr. B. fl. Aver
could only find a slight scalp wound.
This he treated and Kiu was allowed to
return home little the worse for his
The Korean said at. the emergency
hospital Hint the driver of the machine
was not to Mimic. It waa his (Kin's)
pluce to huvo given the warning, but
ne ovuriuoku it. . i
Thirty live students have enrolled in
the rnivemity of Ciilifornia'a exten
stun course eluss in navigation $ma
nautical astronomy, which is holding
daily sessions under tha direction of
CaptyOeorge Harding, one of tha boat
known mn riucrs on 1 lie l'aciflc Coast.
.. When they conclude their atufUee aix
week hem e, they will bo put to sea at
cadet nrheers for a j ear ,or. more,, t
the end of that time if they aueeeed
in mustering seamanship, they will
come up for licensing na dock officers
in the merchant murine.
moves the cause. Used the world. Over
to cure a told ia one day. ' The aigna
ture ol U. W. GROVK it on each box.
Manufactured ly the I'.YRIS MEDI
CINE CO., S'.-iouia, U. S A.
George 1',' Wilcox, of Kauai, returned
home in th Kinau yesterday.!. ' -t ,
Mr, and Mr. Walter F. MacfriAane
have departed for the mainland for an
indefinite stay. :.' i ' ; ..
Among ' recent ' depaTturei for the
Coast waa t)r. George F.' IStraub, who
left for short ,tay, , . . '
Kev. and Mrs. Htephea I Desha re
turned to their borne in Hawaii in the
Kauna Ke yesterday, ,
' Kred B. , Hmith has returned to bis
home In the mainland. He waa accom
panied by Mrs. Hmitb,
It. I.. Holstein, of Kohala, Hawaii,
returned to his home yesterday, after
spending a short business trip In the
eity -., -. -
John O'Powda, of flonobiin, who en
listed in the aviation service haa re
ceived orders .to go to the front for
active duty, , ' '
Walter Love left for the mainland
this week to enlist in a branch of the
army service, although he did not know
exactly which one he would try to enter. 1
' Attorney l'hillip Bice, of I.ihue
Kauai, was departing passenger in
the Kinau yesterday for tne Garden
Isln'nd. H waa accompanied by his
wife. .
Among passengers arriving In the
Kinau yesterday waa George II. Berg
stronv of the Honolulu Musie Co., who
returned from a business trip to the
Big Island. ' ,
Mrs. I.. M. Gray has tailed for the
Coast In order to pay. farewell visit
to her son Ralph, who has enlisted in
the aviation service and - who leaves
shortly for a training -camp abroad.
Hess ue Hayakawa, the famous Japan
ese motion picture stayW,etnrel
to the Coast with hi company, after
having made a number of films from
scenes in different parts of the Islands.
Mrs. Frank 0. Tavares, who wan
operated at the Queen 'a Hospital the
early part of last week, ia convalescing
and expecta to be removed to her home,
Young Street, the latter part of this
week,. ' j .,
Major Baymond fL Pratt. Nioth Field
Artillery, haa been promoted to lien
tenant-colonel hnd , assigned to the
same regiment..' 'Capt. J. I.. Devera has
beea promoted to major, Ninth Field
Artillery. ' ' v. , . ' . ,-.
Judge and Mrs. Alexander IJndsav
and family,, who have been visiting in
the mainland - the past few months,
have returned to the city. Judge l.ind
say says that his family party enjoyed
the trip away immenaely.
Captain 11. ; Wescott. U. 8. R..
Quartermaster department, one of the
seventy-flve training camp students
commissioned on Monday, haa been or
dered to report for duty as assistant to
the post quartermaster, Fort Hhafter.
American, Japanese and Chinese
Merchants, Financiers Launch
Movement In San Francisco
Development of American and Jap
anese interests in China, through a
I'an-raciflc Chamber of Commerce
composed of ' leading American, Jap
anese and Chinese business men, re
ceived its initial impetus yesterday
at the I'alace Hotel at a luncheon of
San Francisco capitalists - and - mer
chants, says the San Francisco Examin
er, November 20.
Francis B. Loom is, formtr assistant
Secretary of State, presided, and out
lined the plans that have . been tem
porarily su(;i;ested by membera of the
Japanese Financial Commission, now
in the Kusf. Among those who attend
ed the preliminary conference were
A. B. Foster. Colonel W. . Kheen, Al
fred Holman, Wallace Alexander, 1'hilip
Teller, Marshwl Male, Dr. U. II. Guy
ajid Robert Newton Lynch.
I.oomis goes to Washington to confer
with secretary Lansing en thc project
Inquiry by certuin business houses of
Honolulu for information regarding the
administration ef the explosive law
caused l nited States Attorney B. C,
Hiiber to give The Advertiser yester
day, for publication, a 'copy .of a letter
received by him from F. H. Peabody,
nssistant to the director in charge of
explosives, department of the interior,
Washington. The communication which
is dated November V is as follows:
"For the administration of the Ex
plosive Law, approved October 6, the
bureau of mines is appointing licensing
agenis in an pans or tne country, ano
ik sending to them the neceasary appli
cation blanks, license forms, and public
ity matter, which will aiipear in local
papers, outlining the procedure neces-
sury to secure licenses.
"At fast us licensors are designated
and notice given In tbis way to the
public, licenses will be issued In all local
ities. Meanwhile I urge 'business as
usual ' to the end that there may bo
no interruption in production of coal
or other neressitiea involving the use
of explosives.
"On and after November 15, all
manufacturers, vendors, foremen, ex
porters, importers, and analysts who
deal with explosives or ingredients of
explosives shall keep an ltemir.ed record
of sales, isaues, or other disposition
made of - explosives and iugredients,
ponding receipt of detailed Inatrnrtionj
and the' securing of necessary licenses
required by law." ;
Senator W. T, Robinson of Maui pur
chased last week through the Hawaiian
Trust Company for ti.150 the K. R.
Mtackpole property, situated on Hassin
ger Stret.
Recommendations or
R. 0. T. C. Board
Spread By "Leak" ' .
: aaaaBMsa) ' . ' '
But Nobody Was To Biarn--The
Boys Figured Out Report From
Varying Size of Their.' Final
Pay Checks , ' ,,iX'!,
Half an hour before the official newt
reached the Reterve Officers' Training
Camp, at Bchoficld Barrack, of the
results . of the army board 'a recom
mendation for . the ninety-two stu
dents, the men were In receipt of the
information and knew who were tue-
eessful. It Wat a leak which spread
the newt throughout the camp. , When
the men lined up to bear the official
report, signed by Brigadier-General
Wisser, Which bad been hurried out to
the camp by Captain Pepin of deptrf
ment headquarters, the order ws aim
ply a. confirmation of what they al
ready' knew. v , ', J
It all happened thia way. Half an
hour or Dicirt before the oder ar
rived by motor ear, the students were
paid off, it being their last payday for
the training tamp period. After de
ducting various account the amounts
to be paid each were about H6.67, re
maining out the 100 a month author
ized by the war department.
The pay amounta were reeeived and
then it waa discovered that some men
were getting .more than other. They
wondered until the thought struck one
of the supposedly abort-changed men
that the fellow who bad larger
amounts ' were getting "travel allow
ances," in addition to their pay, and
(his meant' going "home" for those
who failed to pass the testa. Some re
ceived $87.67, and thia meant a dollar
extra for as "travel allowance" to
Honolulu for the studenta who regis
tered from the capital. There . were
some 'who received $03, nd it was
figured that thi was H0.(17 pay, plus
travel fare by ateamer to other islands.
Thus those - who failed really knew
their Tat before Major Ioaard read
the order from General Wisser. 1 Those
who were given commission, did not
receive "travel", money. '" ' V '
Yesterday most of the student! re
ported for doty.. Some asked for a
short leave '. of absence, particularly
hose living on the, other ialands, to
return home and arrange their affairs
finally before getting down into the
thick of army life. Many had come
to Honolulu from Maui, Hawaii and
Kauai not knowing .exactly what the
future spelled for them, and naturally
their affair were left in mora or less
unsettled state. As a rule such appli
cants received leave until next Mon
day. Capt. A. I,. C. Atkinson, Q. M., U.
S. R., was ordered yesterday to report
to the post .quartermaster at Hchofield
for aervice there. He will leave for
station on Monday, and yesterday went
to the circuit court for the laatt time
a' aa attorney to settle a probate ease.
10. wa his legal "swan aonJjiV Vi
' Lieut. Archie Brown waa at -department'
headquarter yesterday, and it
was rumored around the halls that
Uncle Sara, who is just now creating
a new department, that of Army War
Insurance, might single him out for
army insurance work here, as that was
his work while a civilian and when he
was connected with the insurance de
partment of von Hamm-Young Coat
The Waimea Kchool case in which
Henry C. Brown, former principal of
the school, has been engaged in a long
court fight for reinstatement after hav
ing been dropped from the position
will be submitted in argumenta before
the supreme court tomorrow.
Brown's action was directed against
Henry W. Kinney, superintendent of
public instruction of the Territory, and
the board of commissioners of the de
partment of instruction, composed of
Leopold Blackman, W. H. hmith, Krie
A. Knudsen, Mary Atherton Richards
D. C. Lindsay and Km ma A, Bond.'
Following a trial of the case before
Judge Lylo A. Dinkey of the fifth
judicial circuit at I.ihue, the court held
for Hrown and ordered hi reinstate
ment and the payment of his salary for
the period extending from the time be
waa dropped, which waa Heptember II,
191(1. At that time Miss Ktta Lee was
appointed to succeed Brown aa princi
pal of the school. After this ruling
was given the school beard took the
rase to the supreme court.
A commission at first lieutenant baa
been issued Jo Leslie Preston Hcott, a
former Honolulan who baa just com
pleted the rpurse at the reserve Offi
cers', training camp at Plattsburg,
New York. Tha arm of the service for
which bo was commissioned ia the avla
tion section of the aignal eorpa.
Lieutenant Hcott left here last June
for the East, lie waa desirous at that
time of getting into tb army, and
wished to enlist, but later entered the
training eanip at Plattsburg to try fur
a commission. News of his success
ful completion .of the course was re
ceived in Honolulu yeaterday.
The new officer wa a former deputy
attorney general of the Territory, and
afterwarda practised a an attorney at
law with office ia the Stangenwald
Building. He is the son of Professor
M. M. Hcott, principal of McKinley
High Hchool, and Mrt. Scott, and the
brother of Mire. Bichard I vera. H ha
many friend in Honolulu who will be
interetted to bear of bia gaining a
oommissiua in tb force of Uncle bum.
PEillIlS FILED'"1:
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Important Action Brought By
Two Companies ' of 'Which
; 1 ' Hans Isenberg fs President , v
; What ia held to be the most Import
ant actlrm ; ever i brought .; in .the land j
court here Is 'seti forth in petition I
filed yestenlsf wiih Registrar of the!
Land Court A. V: Hogs n by the Kolon
Sugar Company and the 1'aa Agricul
tural Comnsnr. Ltd. i
.'. Ttk Atlnn .1' lirAliolil tiv't4i IWA
corporations to .register their title to
the land Involved which are located
in the Aknpua of Mahaulepu in the
eolored map were filed witb the peti
tion fixing the location of the tracts v
which have aa ggrga w'lUiW
under 40fflMWj$. ft (, j i :
Han 'Isenberg, president . of , both
corporations, ia the petitioner. ' The
asseiMied valuation of the land in
volved in the ease baa not beea deter
mined, it 1 stated. Those of the laa
company ' are unincumbered 'while a -bonded
indebtedness of $330,000 exist
against the land of the Koloa com
pany. ... ... . , .
Because.of the present war, the ship
building industry ia growing very rap
idly in Japan, aeeordiag to the Japan
Advertiser of October 'in. In thia issue
is published an artiele relating to the
shipping business in Japan, saying that
a a result'1 of the great conflict now
going on, Yokohama is being kept bus
ily engaged building ships and dock.
, Through the efforts of - government
authorities, both Mr,. Asann, president
of the Toyo' Kisen Kaisha, and the
Yokohama Dock Company, have come
to an agreement '..Whereby eneb will
build a shipbuilding and repairing dock
at Hashimoto-rho, Yokohama.
During recent months Mr. Asano and
the Yokohama Dock Company have
been struggling fo k charter to re
claim the. front, shore of Kanagawa,
for the establishment of a shipbuilding
yard. The government hi at last medi
ated the dispute or the two applicant
and forced both parties to yield and
each establish a shipbuilding yard.
In order that the two parties might
cooperate and work together, Asano
made a new application recently aa a
result of the arbitration and the Yoko
hama Dock Company on the other hand ,
withdrew a certain portion of ita appli
cation. Yokohama, will, after all, have
two newly constructed snipDunamg
yards and Mr, Asano haa finally sue-
mmAA in ttta tnnff taire in AatahliKh..
ing a ahipbuilding and repairing yard
within tbeifereekwfcter. '
Ht" il i
Captain. George Clark, V. St. N.t
commandant of Pearl Harbor Naval
station, haa received from Washington
a request to make public the fart Hint
the United Htatea Navy is greatly in
need of civil engineers for the United
Htatea Ttaval Reserve Force, and also
to announce that all examination paper
for such positions must reach the re
serve examining board, bureau of
yarda and docks, Navy department,
Washington, not later than noon on
December 31, 191 7
The examination really conaista in
filling out a blank and mailing it to
the examining board. The candidate
ia to write his name in full, present
address, legal residence, occupation,
place and date of birth, height and
weight, whether married or aingle, send
a photograph of himself, give evidence
of American citizenship if not born in
the United Htatea; tell from what uni
versity or college he graduated giving
particulars as to course of instruction
and degree conferred; give testimoniala
as to character and moral fitness, as
well as testimonials from former em
ployers, and add a chronological state
ment in detail of professional exper
ience. ;,
To be eligible for the rank of en
sign, which carries pay and allowance!
amounting to 12100, the candidate must
be not less thantwenty four years of
age and have had two years profes
sions! practise; tor lieutenant, (junior
grade), . with V pay -..and- allowances
amounting to 2SK), be must be not loss
than twenty-seven years old,, and have
had five years ..experience; to be. lieu
tenant, with pay - and allowances of
13100, be must be-not lest than thirty
yoara and have bad seven vears experi
ence. . 4 A . .
Enrollmentsi are! fof; period of four
.years, or during the existence of tho
Although a number of patrol boats
have been despatched to rescue ber
crew, no word haa been received from
the foundered steamer Thor, which
wirelessed 'the' country station of the
Naval commnnltMfo service' for aid
laat-Friday night,' -It wa reported
yesterday that a boatload of survivor
has been rescued and takea to Kauai
by one of the' patrol' boat eut to her
rescue, but 'Inter advice said that no
report of the kind was reeeived by the
naval authorities, and that it wa all
a mistake.
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the nil round) athlete know tha value
of Chamborluin's Pain Halm. It is
just the thing for a rub dowu after a
hard game. All aoreness disappear
like magic and sprains and swellings
are cured in one third less time than
by any other treatment. For aale by
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