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HAWAII A! I CAZr.TTi:," 1R1DAY. JANUARY 11,. 1918. .-'
i.yi VI
T T ONOtULtTS, leading men were right there
A .1 at the icrttcK when the test (iW on Mon
day, when thecnamber "of commerce considered
the ' resolution kfcrng' j the president ? to ' use the
power, vested mliim &y' congress . to 'declare Oahn
dry territory')if,the duration of the war, ..' Nearly
a hundred representative -men' of the community,
representing-many i ideas, many interests, many
views at conflict' under normal conditions, voted as
cne'man to banish booze from Honolulu as a war
Tiicasure, Tlieiyote wid the enthusiasm. with which
it wav(Tecof4edj pveri i inspiring and increase the
pride- the Ivcrage Honolulan has in-his city, its
commercial leaders -and the patriotism it has de
monstrated,; -;.''. '-rN' iV; - '
We eBeve: that !this vote, of the chamber of
commerce should go 4 long way towards convinc
ing the men of the army and navy that the citizens
of Honolulu are sincerely desirous of doing what
lies within -their., power to. assist 'the fighting men
, in the stern tasks ahead of them.'.
There'could be no camouflage in Monday's vote,
llie unanimous decision of the business men
meant what k indicated, the willingness of the citi
xen to enter upon the same conditions as to intoxi
cants as the law enforces upon the man in uniform.'1
' If being deprived of the right to drink is a depriva
tion, it is one we ifhow we are . willing to share in
order to make that deprivation: absolute and equit
able; if the' right to' get drunk is a privilege, it is
one. we are willing, tq , forego, if Var. time prohibi
tion' is good- for "tat .Soldier,' Ware willing to as
sume that jtjs, good for all citizens.
. We iiave reasbn to believe that the petition ol
the chamber of commerce will be favorably receiv
ed at the AVhitt House and acted upon promptly.
' Lct.tts fcbpe"a6?;i:'':,;
THE national guard has stood Wore buffetting
and 'survived It tjiari. atiyon!. would have con
sidered possible; a year ago, and the very fact that
it has come Up smiling after the latest crack in its
direction frbm;,Vashirtgton ,ha inspired more res
ect for the organization than it haa .been given at
almost any! timerin'hs checkered career: '
; Right' on. jtoq( th notification from Provost
Marshal Crbwder that the guardsmen of. registra
tion age had tq put themselves, down for the draft,
irrespective of the guard membership or, the torn
missions they might hold, ' the men and officers
have started off. oft an intensive, training .course
punching dummies with their bayonets, attending
, c HkcrsV school and, turning out for regular drills.
This is 'spirit that begets confidence and it
is safe to ;say that the National Guard of Hawaii
stands ' better", with ! the man in the street today
than it didfa month 'ago, despite ,the ,fact. that it
has roasted itself severely since that time and lost
the right eff the members to stand exempt from
conscription.,, ,- :,'.T':,'.' '; vJ;,-
If the guard feels satisfied to keep, on going and
the only effect of knockdowns is to add vim to its
training, the jeist the' community pin do is to
r.tand baclc.-stop, criticising and give it a chance.
What we should do "is to applaud the grit that
officers and men are showing under exceptionally
trying conditions"'. and despite a series of slams,
some deserved and some undeserved.
Adq-fo Fines
7 police eourt'note the other day reported a de-
Z i mind for a fury trial on
charged with a violation of the
nances; the demand being granted by Judge lrwin.
The demand and its granting were strictly accord
ing to law and precedent, but they, work as an in
justice noon : the community, nevertheless. The
case, aa such cases go, was a comparatively unim
portant one, an ordinary, routine, one of alleged
peedine.x ' '7 , ,;
Under ordinary 'circumstances, if the man be
guilty, his fine would be around
lars; if lie were found to be not guilty, the cost of
his trial in 'the police court would be very small
Now, however; it will cost a hundred times more
to move' 'the ponderous machinery of the circuit
court for his case, whether he be guilty or not, and
he, will get no juster verdict.
We believe it-would be an excellent thing for
ili concerned-if j the circuit court judges were to
fix penalties idr 'convicted 4 misdemeanants who
have insisted .upon jury trials to include the ex
pense to which the dcfendanU have placed the gov
ernment1 In this 'Way guilty defendants would
not seek a jury trial in a minor offense, lest the
fine be what he would pay in the poh'ce court plus
ihe cxtx' amounts "hU case will have cost the tax
payers, v.vtnnoc'ent; 'defendant would suffer none
from such a practise and the public would be better-served'.','.
. ' ':'j,M " '(.'. -
It is pointed out by the treasury department that
Thrift Stamps are not, made redeemable in cash
f 4; - the-'reason that these stamps ar simply in
tended as a convenient method for the small sav
er i accumulate chough to purchase War Sav
ins Stamps,. which bear interest and are redeem
able in cash.-' In addition, to provide for redemp
tion of these Thrift Stamps would involve such
an amount of detailed accounting and labor and
expense as to impair the practicability of their use.
In fact; they wou)d be more trouble and expense to
the government possibly than they are worth.
V JANUARY 11, 1918.
such altruism.
the part of ft citizen
automobile ordi
twenty-five dol
invoked the death penalty for spies.
"Whether it
pacificism or
and will not,
be stabbed in
the mayor of
twelve months,
many, and it
Lower Sugar Prices : J f: :
T'HE ability to produce staple' "crops year after
' year and market them at a low average price,
with moderate profits to both the labor and capi
tal employed, islheJbasis on which all great indus
tries have leeri lilejcl. H Igh, jrommod jt J- prjcei
and' !huge jpmfit, 'arejjn the long furi, inimical to
the success and continuity of an 1 Industry, al
though irrj$tked1y profitable to transient Investors
ever on the' lookout for abnormakretuns Whether-the
particular business is.-!tne production of
sugar, cotton, steel, shoe leather, ot woolen goods,,
if profits are rq high that all the world has to pay
tribute, amounting to double or treble the normal
cost of producing the commodity, an impulse is
lorn in the minds of all consumers ottrjese stapjes
which, carried to its' logical tonclus'iofljAvould r
ray against them combinations of intelligence and
population and soil and climate which would be
irresistable. - . "v, ' ';
And so, in planning for the future of the sugar
industry, stress must be put on the importance of
getting sugar prices back down to a four cent level.
The longer-we delay., the greater the cupidity and
animosity aroused by pur unusuat fortunes, 'and
when normal times reappear great areas 6f unused
lands and vast accumulations Jof capital will be
throvyn into sugar production in other lands: Other
nations will be spurred to a supreme effort to com
pete 'with American" sugar growers.' , -
The producers of any commodity can control
prices downward more easily than on an ascend
ing 6cale, and this is the direction most often .tak
en by powerful combinations, of -producers al
though, in the average, non-analytical mind, credit
is seldom given monopolistic combinations for
.Nevertheless, for the preservation of the sugar
industry, and to protect it against the bitter com
petition that must ensue, if we are to believe the
half df what the warring nations say each as to the
part they and their people intend to bear in b6si
ness readjustments after the War; the American
sugar producers owe it to themselves, and to their
industr, to restore the period of low prices and
normal profits in time to fend off such destructive
Time was when Hawaii boa'stea of its scientific
method j of. production but Hawaii no longer en
joys! a jiHperior position in the sugar producing
world.' "ifcrienlific methods of production, labor
saving jijfachinery, advanced processes ; of manu
facture '4nd skill in distribution are no longer ad
junct tof Hawaiian sugar production, in greater de
gree than in other sugar lands. Our methods are
no less perfect, but the rest of the. world has caught
up in-the lines where, we formerly excelled. .The
possession of. superior methods of production is
no longer one of the - tangible Assets of our. in
dustry... "I ,.v:' .-; :;;-; . '. .
.A long continued era of high prices is therefore
fraught with-possibilities that may lead to ultK
mate disaster and it is well to begin to make plans
to put the industry back on a more conservative
basis. This is the -idea that is at the bottom of
price - fixing, for the elimination of
abnormal profits is one of the best methods of in
surance against destructive and aggressive com
petition after the war,
How many, spies, plotters and enemy agents in
the United States have been jerked before the fir
ing squad since this war started for America? So
far as is known, not one. And people wonder,
says the Los Angeles Times, why plots increase,
why the German agents grow more active, every
day, why arsenals are blown up, Governors' man
sions dynamited, forests-are fired, and the lawlesss
I W. W.'s openly join hands with the Kaiser's
men. The plotters art- daily apprehended and
sent 16 detention camps for the duration of the
war. And we are raising a tremendous army and
billions of dollars to kill off the Germans who are
rt least honorable enough to go into battle in uni
form, openly hostile, while these miserable rep
tiles lurking in our midst arecarefully fed and
clothed in comfortable prisons even when caught
at the most dastardly crimes. No shoot them!
America alone of all the embattled nations has not
be in the garb of pusillanimous
plain damnable intrigue, we cannot,
allow the soldier hero of America to
the back by traitors at home", says
Los Angeles. Unfortunately the
residential clause of the Organic Act prevent this
he-man being sent to Hawaii as Governor, where
we need a Governor able to say something patrio
tic. But we have, some men of Hawaii just as
forcible and just as American ana probably one of
them will be on the job in the Capitol shortly.
The Red Cross has mobilized an army of mil
lions of American women ior work on surgical
dressings, hospital garments, refugee clothing,
knitting garments and com tort kits. It is esti
mated .that the value of their work during the next
will be at least $40,000,000. The
Red Cross ,has promised to send three million
surgical dressings a month to France during the
first half of 1918.
A letter from the Coast says Kodiek is turning
back. He might, but he can't "come back".
Trotsky has trotted off to treat aain with (ier-
wasn't his treat, cither.
Among the Han eW1uW to 40 to
trial in Circuit Jotlg6 Hrtn'i ourt to
morow morning U that of l'rivate
l.unaa, ehsrffttl with aa aaaault oa
girl eader flfta . ynr. ' 't '.;
For tb xUnirion of ik wtterworfci
nyntrm, s resolution appropriating 23,
000 waa paae4 lat nitfbf by the board
of auptrriaora. ' Huparviaor Aaia Intro
duced tie renolutloa,,; '
Tb budget -of toe chamber of com
merce for, 1818-for- 131,740 waa ap
proved k? tke dlroctora yenterday.
Thin 1 Include v ' aalary of George
McK. MeOllan, the kuibr.repre
(Cntailr at Wanblngtei. ;
Hupervinor .Arnold? anamwed lat
night to the board of iuperVieora that
aa aooa ai a aubply 0 oil arrived the
city engineer would', order the oiling
of roada in Maaoa at per agreement
with the reident of .that districts
' To par for the enirineeiinz, inci
dental. Inspection and advertieing af
the Park Koad Diamoad Head A venae
improvement project; a -resolution waa
paaeed lait Sight by the board of u
perviaora appropriating 1109.. Super
visor Arnold iatrodueed the rceolution.
To heep up the program of metering
new eervicee, T. O. Kirchhoff, manager
of the waterworks department, wa
gtvenv.K!0 laat aight by the board of
aupervisor to cover tha eoat of pur
coating twenty-four flve-eightba inch
meter. ' ''. . .
1 The Territory, will furnlah prieoner
to wprk on the improvement of upper
Tantalui Road, according to a atate
ftent made yeaterday afternoon by A.
8, Cantin, city engineer., Tit um of
4000 waa appropriated by the board of
auperviaora at a recent meeting tor thU
work. ,, -.. .
A. L. Burdick, enirineer -of the har
bor board,, aabmitted yesterday a pre
liminary report on - conditions at tke
point wkere it ia proponed to build the
aew pinr at Han a. Beeommendationa
tkat he made to have borings mad in
the bottom of the bay1 were approved
and ordered carried out by the board.
Ewa mill will be visited by the Y.
W. C. A. girla on their Irat outins of
the year on neat Saturday afternoon.
Thoee who wish to go are requested to
hand In their name by Friday' noon.
Only twenty four can br taken on tke
trip. The fare ia 1, and the party
will leave the T. W. C. A. at one-thirty
Saturday afternoon. . -
Dr. J. H. B. Pratt, president of the
board of health, ia quoted a atating
that a number of aew cases of typhoid
fever havt been reported among Japan
ese In borer at Caetner since the mid
dle of December.. These are employed
by the army quartermaster department.
Two other cane kave been reported in
the Wabiawa district and one suspect
has been reported in Honolulu district.
A resolution introduced by Supervis
or Mott Smith appropriating , $13,839
ror the purchase' of aspbaltum waa
passed last night br the board of su
pervisors. If ott Smith announced that
the intention of the resolution was to
enable tha city to purchase 600 tons
01 aspbaltum at .'.fi7-4 ton, which
waa low flgare. .Thffajphaitain, he
aui, coma ie acorea iaa oHstnbated
aa necessary. J ,: t,j, IK---, . !
, -rrivate tleeretary Tamulty, - writing 1
from the Whit. iHort informs the
Bar Association that Jfc cahled recoa
mendations of Attorney-D. llWitbing
ton and Circuit Judge .K B. Kemp to
fill the chief justiceship vacancy here,
hava been received by; J?rcideat Wil
son. .', Aside from th,ef, recommenda
tion , the name of Associate Justice
Cok ft) mentioned in connection with
th eaeaney. '' , ' '
WASHINGTON, January "(Asso
ciated Press) Ellis Henry Roberts,
who wa treaaurer of the United State
from 1897 to 1905 lied here yeaterday
at the age of ninety .years
Roberts wa in public life for many
year. He waa a member of the fortv-
aeeood aad forty-third congresses 1871
10 aad became assistant treaa
urer of the United State in 1888, re
taining that office until 1893, when be
became president of tha Franklin Na
tional Bank of New York City. He re
mained in that position until 1897,
when he waa made treasurer of the
United States, holding that office to
1 , T '
J. J. Smiddy, United State marshal.
i hot pa tha trail of local Chinese
who ih said to be trading in young fnd
pretty bridea. Tha aanie of the man
has not yet been learned but SmioVly
haa information which he thinks will
be sufficient to land his -ma a within
few days.
According to an information' the
.Chinese is forcing hi several grown
up daughters to entire young aad pret
ty girls to his house, . There, it ia al
leged, they are being sold to the high
est bidder. Many of the , girl already
tout ar said to be mere youngsters
fourteen and fifteen ycara of age
while the men believed to be buying
the rights to live aa their husband are
In many instance a old a fifty year.
This custom of selling' girl i aald
to be carried pa. Munsively In the
Orient, it can scarcely be called white
slavery, according to Smiddy, who re
ferred to it as a "Marriage Market."
move the cause. Used tb world ovej
to cure a coid in one day. Tb eigne-
ture of B. W. GROVE i on each box.
Manufactured ty the TARIS MRDJ.
CIN5 CO., &:. Uui, U. S. A.
. Judge Harry Irwla departed for Ike
Big Island in the Mtuna Kea yesterday
morning. . 11 ' ;- . . ; . :
Mr. and Mr. Charles H. Vvileos were
among arrivals from tar, Garden Isl
and yeteTday morning. , ; . t . v 3
William H. Eiee of Llhue, Kaui, to
a visitor ia tha eityr having arrived. $a,
the steamer Xiaaa yesterday,". '.V. ;t
First Ueut. Joha . Hayden, ' f4tgnal
Corp, haa beea ordered to report for
duty at Camp Fremont, Callor a i a n
Aiaoag;arrirlng;;ipasiifii2ra '.aboard
thi KinafesWr.feVjwas tefi h itl
I.ydgate, parte W tie LihuVWreigd
Chureh. 1 iSrr'rej a
' i Henry WalsWoHhi. Kjapftyr ; fupe rln
tendent -of ' public instruction, was' V
departing passenger in the Mausarfc
for Hito yeaterday-; f , J yM,
Bishap Libert of the Roman Catnolie
Mission leaves tomorrow for Maui, aa
route te Kula, where he will, opee a
sanitaiiom to be eoadueted exclusively
for tha members of the mission.
Second Lieut. - i Oeerge Tomb, He
serva.Corpa, has, been called; to active
duty with tha Third Engineer.. Tomb
had jost beea assigned to the training
camp at Hchofleld as a student laat Sat
urday,'" , . ' " "'
Quartermaster Sgi. George F. Vagee,
Quartermaster -Corp, has ' baea ' order
ed t Fort Maton, Saa Francisco,
report by wire to the adjutant genera
with a view to being assigned to active
duty aa a captaia ia tha quartermaster
WM,,vfc '
Capt. tad Mrs. J. F. Haglund re
ceived newa yesterday of the aaarriaga
of their son, Charles H. Nieeoll ef Ho
nolulu to Mia Edith Thortoa ot Elira
Wh, New Jersey, v The wedding took
place on 'December IS at ElUabeta, the
home of the bride aad where tke
couple are (taring for the -present,'
. ' "- 'i
RodiekIsf Expelled
r i'H-
by uircctors from r
Chamber of Commerce
Disloyal Citizen Unceremoniously
Kicked Out H. Hackfeld Also
Dropped Front Rolls and Resig
nation of Klebahn accepted ; ?
, Ueorg Rodiek, former Germaa consul
and confessed disloyal citizen of the
United State, waa expelled from the
ehamber of commerce yeaterday ' by
vot- of the board of director. :
H. Hackfeld, alien enemy waa drop-
Sed from the roll, arid the board of
ireetore accepted the resignation ,'of
F. W. Klebahn, likewise aliea enemy.
The re a sop for dropping' Bodiefc waa
hla admitted guilt ia conspiring te vio
late the neutrality of the United Btatee.
The membership committee- voted a
few day ago to recommend the erasure
of Rodiek 's name front Hawaii' moat
prominent 1 civic commercial . organisa
tion, aad Dassed their action on to 1 ha
directors. . Few wsnW rn .Wasted" Jn
the matter, and when the secretary
read, the . recommendation, .the unani
mous vote waa civen and recorded ia
silence. . '
At the same time the resignation of
F, Wilhelm Klebahn, ahippiag manager
or Hackfeld Co., waa read and the
vote to aeeept same wa unanimous. "
Ia the matter of H. Hackfeld, head
of the firm, who is aew a resident ia
Germaay, President' J. F. C. Hagens
laid that he had previously ausseated
to the secretary that in view ef the
present relation between America and
Germany he felt it would be proper ia
hi ease to auggeat that Mr. Haekfcld '
name be omitted from the membership
liat, although he wa not (peaking oa
behalf of any one. The vote of the
director wa in line with Mr. Hagena
request and Hackfeld 'a name wa
erased from the membership roll.
Though Supply Available Is Limit'
ed It Is Sufficient If Meat- .
less Days Are Observed
Honolulu now has sufficient, if imall
supply of beef coming in to fill the
order of the local housewives and hotel
managers for the rest of the week, and
after that, the wholesalers say there
will be enough Island beef te care for
all the trade without difficulty,. No one
wa refused beef yesterday.
A shipment of beef from Australia i
expected later in the month, but thla
wiu an re taaen to fill the army con
tract held by local dealer. Island
beef will be more plentiful after thia
week, and although not enough to glut
me marnei or give a downward tea
dency to prlee, it is thought that every
one will be able to get the usual aup-
ply.-'-1. '" '-tr ioi .."v-:, to 1,
Any. demand above normal ' within
tha month -would probably result in an
other beef shortage for a dav or two.
but the womeo's committee aad others
wUl emphasise the need of lessened
rather than increased demand for beef
at the present time, which will proba
bly bring about entailer orders oa the
part of the housewife until the period
of scarcity is over. '
No more beef is being; ordered front
California by the Hawaii Meat Com
pany, which have so far beea the. only
importer of California beef: "The'Aua
traliaa neat Is to b used for the arofyV
ao u i up to Honolulu to -make the
beef which the Territory is able to auo-
ply sufficient to fill the demand, or to
lessen the demand until the supply ia
ampie 10 care lor tne civilian popula
Meatless days, beefles day, and the
use of meat substitutes will all aid ia
saving beef enough to make the Islands
self supportmg iu thia respect,
FtlLbLulLiV LUmuLIiIS ImIj.UILLJ bit IIil
Woman Prominent In ' Civic Af-
fairs Passes Away Suddenly;
H .Community Is Shocked .s
' Mrs. Frederick J. Lowrey died yes
terday' morning at half past alevea
b 'clock following an apoptectie stroke
which occurred during the . prevlpu
ligyHfce "rs( Uithmattoa; of illness
WrfjfVarly ysirUsy nftiiisi whet
he. waa found tnrl,h,uneojipio,us., fyi
fort ; 0 phyaieiana and aorsea te re
Viva' her were-witAeut result. .-' -r .
Private awrvi) for the family' were
held at the home af Lunalilo and Vic
toria1 Streets ef Half peer- foup O 'clock
vesterday aneraoon, at which Rev. A.
W. palmer, of Central UaUm ChurcB,' of
which Mrs. Lowrey waa aa active mem
ber, officiatedV The bearer Were J. Ai
Kennedy, Z. fc Myers, A. F. Oriffltlis,
iV. H. Lowers, C M Cooke mnd C. H.
Cooke. After tke service tha bo1v Vas
cremate. ''J ': ''&'' tV ' j i "'. '
rrdinwiitT' Hiboked v- '
Tha death ' ot. Mr. Lowrey was a
shock throughout . the. eoramunity, for
he had been ' closely Identified with
prominent ; orgaalxatioaa- ia Honolulu
for maay years and ws a leader in en
terprises which included the beantifica
tioa of the eatira city of Honolulu, and
for eivie welfare. ' She was' a tireless
worker la ail these orgaaisatlona and
spoke often lav publi on questioaa of
eommuaity moment.. She waa president
or many years af the Outdoor Circle,
a member of the. City Plaining Com
mission aad of other orgaalsation. She
took a deep interest ia -the welfare of
the soldiers end waaSetive thia week
la preparing for an. Outdoor entertain
ment for' soldiery .at PonahoU campus
on Saturday., ..L'j. . "":;. . ;-; -...On.
Tucsoy evening-aha appeared to
beia good health and attended en en
tertainment j fort the benefit of a war
foad. .''-."! ' iV.iV'.':V ' '. '
. Mrs. Lowrey 1 survived by ker hus
band, F J. Lowrey, of Lowers Cooke,
and their three : sons, Frederick
Sherwood M4 and Alaa J.' Lowrey, th
latter 'having just eonrpleted hi course
of trainiag at an army aviation school
at Penaaeole, and being designated aa
an aviator pilot -He wa te have gone
to Washington thia week, haying ca
bled to hi parent! last Sunday1 evening
of his transfer. . ' - '
Chamber Lameata ' Death . : ..N
The -promineae which, the late Mrs.
F. J. Lowrey attained ta public life,
particularly ia .-connection with the
beautifying of the -eity -of Honolulu,
.! her eloea- alliance with ofiraniaa-
tiona which -were associated with eivie
a ffaira. waa the eubject ' of eoaaidera
tioa br ike director of 'the Chamber
of Commerce of Honolulu yesterday -aKJ
ternoon, when a ' resolution or sympathy,-
proposed: by Oeerge W. - Smith,
was unanimously . adopted. The pro
poser aaid it waa an unusual request,
but in view of the prominence of Mrs,
Lowrey la-public' affair la which the
chamber of commerce had beea identi
fied, and the fact that Mr. Lowrey la a
member of the ehamber, he felt that
the passage of the -resolution wae due
to her memory, ta whUh elf tha) direc
tor immediately, concurred. aTbo reso
lution 'follows: 1 . lf 7 , .
Whereas, The directors -,o the
ehamber ef commerce, have learaed with
deep sorrow of the death of Mr. F. J.
Lowrey, the esteemed Wife of a member
and former preside st of this body, and
Whereas, ' Mrs. Lowrey waa noted
in thia community for her amiable char
acter and for her great Interest ia ret
ligioue, charitable and civic betterment
work s - . : "
"Therefore. Be it resoivoa mat me
ehamber of semmeree of Honolulu ex
tend to the bereaved husband and fam
ilr heartfelt sympathy ia thia time of
their mrief and affliction: aad. '
,wEeolted. That a . record of thla
resolution be epread upo the minute
of this aesaioa aad a copy tsereor oe
aent to the family; or the deceased."
The folio wine- school note are from
the Gardea Islaad, Lihue, Kauai, of
January 1: . . . , ,
Mlaa Payne of the wailua school
ha beea apeadiag her vacation partly
with Mra. Broad,bent and partly, at
Orov Farm..
K, K. Oibba, the son of Mrs. Gibbs
oaverameat aehOoi teacher at Wainiba
has. been engaged :, 1 as tutor for the
youngest soa of, Mr. aad Mrs. Aubrey
Koblnaoa.'. . - ' ,."'-'
Mrs. Burke of the Kspaa schools has
been spending a part of her. vacation ia
Lihue with Miss Mumford. 8hs enjevs
the metropolitsn outing and finds Lihue
quite a capital. - ,
Teachers Must Be Loyal Henry W,
Kinney, superintendent of the depart
ment' of public instruction, has sent a
letter te an the school teaeaera or m
ual reoulrlsff them te affirm their loyal
ty to the government - of the ' United
States. '.;; ' ' '! '. . ,
Mlsa Lorratae Fowlda ia to be trans
ferred from Lihue to the Eleele school.
W,.re sorry to lose Miss Fowlda from
our midst, but our lose will be their
Rain.'' It Is because of her desire to
be with her sister and girl friends from
tbs mainland :that Miss Fpwld asked
for a transfer.1.' v;.'iv. ,
t Mis Msy Cbristieji and MU Spring
wiU take eharge ef the T. -M. C A.
night school classes started 0 auspici
ously by the Misses Flndley, who left
for their some ia California s few days
ago. Fortunately the new teachers are
, enthuMti over the classes as were
the old ones and th boy are looking
forward to a profitable eontianatioa of
their studies.
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Don't overstrala the fjne membrane
of your throat ia trying -to dislodge
the phlegm. Chamberlala ' . Cough
Remedy will accomplish this for yon,
and, euro the cold that ia eauting it.
For sale by all dealer. Benson, Smith
CO., Ltd., agents for Hawaii. Advertisement.
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True Bills re Also ridurned By
-.Grand JuryAgainst Kama- '
;vj 1 : .kaia and .Kealoha .y'
RAUDULENl'WlLL 2" i- s
:: : ;&cause OF ACTIO
Woman Js Unmoved and Says It,
W.Oive W Chance MoUS
rTcll thiReal Facts'Vv W. ;-;X.r
Prlneene TJThoresa Wtko" Belli- ; u . '
Veaa.' Jataee Kealoha and1 VBev.'? am ' !
KamkaiweV Indicted on 'eharge 'of ' ' ;
foro-err and eonstilraey by the Brand , v ,
jury yeaterday ajftetotton in jeosnection
with thefl91Tf trill "'that waa offered. V'" '
for probe as f Ur W.-will of the Ute i
Queen Ulluokaiani and was declared :
fraudaleat by Circuit Judge C. W. Ash- ' ; '
ford after he had heard eonfessioaa la .. ' - '
opea court from1oth, Kealoha and Ka-' '( V
makaia: ' ex tfrest. were qpade .matrj ., j
aight on iht Indietmenta, which art' re-"
turaable in -Judge William H. Heea 'a . . k
division of .the jeireirii eourt tomorrow.' .
VPriBcesl'' 'Theresa! 'war ' unmoved "
bv news of the indictment. Hhe said
hs had rbeen .awaiting the Indictment; '
aa a mean to. get Into court and' tell
"th real fact la connection with the
Queen estate, V ' ,"' '. : 1 .'Ti '.'v''v
- . It will give mi Vfchince to teri
fy,'.. aha atated .'
Attorneys vWUbdrew1i t i ; t A f- '. ":
'j ne nrst ' aieciosures in eonneciion
with the "1017 will" came when tha
attornevs who resented it -withdrew ;
at the same time filing with the" eir-4
euit clerk a sworn confession that had
been made by "Bev." Bam Kamakaia ;,
whose name was signed to the wiu a ,
one of ,the witnesses.' ' . r: ,
,". Wheni the probate' hearing waa held . 1
in the circuit court Kamakaia took the ,
stand and 'repeated ia detail the eon. .
fessioa ha had made to the attorney. '
He admltUd that he had not signed tke '
will in tne yueen' presence, nut said '.
it had been signed at, his home ia the ,
p rescues of his wife. He testified
that a churek Aad been offered to him '
by "Prineea" ,Thereaa for his part '
ia connection -with the will. ,
A confession along .similar lines ws '
made at the same court hearing by ;
Kealoha - who' was the other purported '
witaeae to the wilL Kealoha was e-.
abls to specify any-particular reward,
a he said none bad been- mentioned.-'
"Princess" Thereaa had induced him .
to aiga' the wilL however, hs aaid aad '
she had $
.promised to give him some'
doioff it. H. said that
thing for doing
'Princess" Theresa had anmmoned
him to her'kdme'from the records of-,
flea where he bad, been working and
he .aaid he" had aig'ned the win at her-'..
home on the Oore lot at the intersec
tion of ' Merchant ' and Kiag Streets. 1
Kealoha admitted before Judge Ash-,
ford that the will was a fake. '
Princess,' TJwwrveo"'--r .' '; V
Yhrough U 'the"lnnistef dTvftoptaenfs
ia connection witk the frauduleat will
"Prince"- Theresa has held strongly
tO her assertions that the will ia valid
ia all particulars,' although it ha been-. '"
branded aa -frauduleat by the court and
eieluded from the . .ease. "Prineess' ,
Theresa declares she will prove her in
nocence of the crime charged against 1
her -aad will regain possession of the ,,i
bulk of the, estate, which was left to
her and members of her family under
the terma of the document.
In the past week the grand jury ha
siamiaed a large number of witnesse
in connection jwfth. the esse. I a its
Inquiry the grand" Jury went far beyond
the scop of the. public hearing that
was held ia Judge Ashford's court. A
large' number of Hawaiiana were sum
moned for the -purpose, it la stated,
of finding others whom it is alleged
"Princess" Theresa approached in con
nection witk th "will. ,
The the who are accused will prob- '
ably be arraigned before Judge Heen
.... ,
Appropriation Bill Passes Second
Reading With No Alteration
In Total of Amount
Bearing a total of $429,021, with
which to conduct. tha business of the
City . and County of Honolulu for the
ail month ending June 30, next, tha
now appropriation passed second read
ing last sight before the board of au
pervisor and wa ordered to print.
The board will meet to pas third read. '
iag on the bill at one-thirty o'clock
Saturday afternoon.
. Ne alteration of the total 6f the bill
a it passed first reading was made 1
last night, but four resolutions were
introduced by Supervisor Mott-Smith
rearranging the salaries to be paid to
employe of the city attorney' depart
ment, auditor' department, clerk'
offioo and eity engineer 'a department.
According to Mr. Mott-Smith this re
adjustment was desired by the beads
of the department concerned, .
The salaries of cmployea in the four
departments mentioned are now a fol
lows: . City -attorney! 1st deputy, 295 a
month ;j Sad deputy $275, police court
prosecutor 1225, clerk 130, messenger
$100, 1st stenogrspher $130 and,. Sad
Stenographer $125,
Auditors deputy $245, bookkeeper
$175, two.asaiataet bookkeepers and 1
general clerk at $125 a montk each.
Clerk: 1st deputy $245, 2nd deputy
$175, filing clerk $140, typist $125 aad
eatra clerk $75.
City engisqar; engineer $350, chief
clerk $175, stenographer $150, chauf
feur $100, and; three engineers at $225.
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