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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, January 15, 1918, Image 4

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Sugar Is Unprotected
BEFORE the war all that was necessary to set
all "Hawaii by the ears wi4 tO propose the re
moval ot,ffc'e tariff on shgaf im4 yet this is what
has been practically done by the sugar commission
when it fixetf!' price for Cuban sugar f.o.b. Cuba
and a price for Hawaiian sugar in New York with
only one cent a pound, the duty, is" a difference in
the price of. Cuban sugar, plus freight and insur
ance, hi the two prices. Little or nothing has
been heard in comment on this from the sugar in
terests; of the Islands, very little complaint has
been voiced, the general 'public is not yet awake to
the fact and yet the effect is just about the same
as if the duty had been removed, so far as re
turns to Hawaiian sugar growers go. - I
Six cent sugar in New York does not mean six
cent sugar in Honolulu , by a long way. When
freight, the payment of twfr dollars for handling
all Hawaiian shipments, commissions and other
expenses are 'added the figure has been cut down
to the bone. The price for Cuban sugar in New
York has been fixed at approximately $98 a ton.
After making the payments mentioned the net
proceeds to the Hawaiian growervis $87.75 while
after deducting his. shipping expenses the Cuban
grower is receiving $92 a ton, a price .better than
that for Hawaiian sugar by $4.25 a ton. For
Western sugar the returns are larger for the Ha
waiian grower who in the San Francisco market
receive about $5 more than the Cuban grower
does int New,pYork. ( Averaging it up, the Cuban
price and the Hawaiian price net the producer
just about the same for. the raw sugar sold but
the costs? for producing thi Hawaiian' raws have
been much higher than, were those of the Cuban
'planter.' :-.-!: . j. '':.... ;,v-,;,'; '
Here we have to wait eighteen months for our
crop, we.bave to irrigate and large quantities of
fertilizers are required, many times as much as
tlie Cuban lands-require. , It, was to make up for
this the. tariff was levied to protect the Hawaiian
planter.','1' Tp place prfces on a par with the status
.quo -ante irvbnld benecessary for the commis
sions to fix afrke of 4t least 5.90 f.o.b. Honolulu
: for the Hawaiian product.
It is an interesting phase of war conditions that
thiaahould. have "been, 'accomplished without pro
test o.rKthe part of the people of Hawaii and with
a quiet acquiescenceWn their part. ,
The figure given for Cuban sugar represents a
price at Havana "land -opt at all points in Cuba for
the difference bttweeijthe allowed freight , from
Havana and the actnateigfrt from the other ship
ping points, jof the Jslaftdl iwCAbjC has to be ab
sorbed by the Cuban grower and
ed from his net return. In some instances this
' amounts to as much as $20 a ton.
Difficult Tdsk Well Done
IF there be anyone in Hawaii not thoroughly
satisfied with the good faith of those who have
reorganized Hackfeld & Co. as an American firm
through? and through, that person is beyond reason
and incapable of satisfaction. Hackfelds, which
' until two; o'clock yesterday was a firm controlled
by aliens, and alien enemies at that, was turned
over" during the afternoon to a control by five Ho
nolulu Americans in whose absolute loyalty in
word, deed and thought there can be no possible
question. Not only do these five hold the voting
majority on the board of directors, but they have
been able. to associate with themselves on the
board others oft unclouded Americanism, all but
two being American born.
The two naturalized Americans have proven
their sympathy - with the cause of the United
States' against Prussian autocracy and have abso
lutely satisfied those who know them best. Their
presence on the reorganized directorship strength
ens it as an American board, and The Advertiser
says this advisedly.
The choice which confronted those holding the
voting majority of the Hackfeld stock lay between
wrecking the great and historic firm, which has
played so great a part in the development of Ha
waii, wiping it out of existence as Hackfeld & Co.
and allowing its component parts to pass into the
control of varied interests, or of reorganizing frpm
the ground up, transferring through aboveboard
methods the tontrol and placing into the manage
1 nent of the firm men whose patriotic integrity
none could doubt. 'Wisely' the latter course was
chosen. , Hackfeld & Co. will go on, with greater
usefulness to Hawaii and. to the United States. ,
:, The control' has now pasted over frpm aliens to
citizens to the fullest extent permitted by the
Trading With the Enemy Act, with every, pros
pect that the end of the war will see the greater
part of, if not all, the (ierman-held stock sold to
Americans. The next step will be the American
izing bMhe personnel of the employes of the firm
and of "all the subsidiary concerns under the firm.
That this will be done is certain, knowing the men
who jnake up the directorate. That sentiment will
be allowed no place in the weeding out of those
not in their hearts for America
ever the individual hardship involved.
'Hawaii should be well satisfied.
, i7-
'. While the supervisors are at
prite for a mouse trap for the
mentf - Then the dctecs could
and catch burglars.
, '', Jiodiek certainly started something.
, JANUARY IS, 1918.
That in the end
United States is
but of restitution
of the Germans
cutjtajddwfri' of'
tjflust be deduct
' .;'a
the Allies.
To meet this
may be necessary
above the former
given figure,
was hoped and
despite the fact
Senator Reed, is
ing with him.
what the results
expressed his
and navy and
and duties to
tion. . -
is promised, what
farm labor."
ease with which
it, why not appro-
not disguise the
abandon its old
detective depart
have time to go put
the immigration
The Week In ihc:War;
IN the absence of military operations of major
importance in the war zones ; generally, occa
sioned by the Vigors of a, severe winter world in
terest, during the week has chiefly centered in the
expressions of the war arms of the English Speak
ing nations as voiced first nine days' ago by Pre-'
mier Lloyd George and almost immediately, sup
plemented by President Wilson in his epoch mark- i
ing address to congress. Both declarations were
clear, cleancut, distinct and left little or nothing
that could be added. Especially was' this so with
the, words of the President and by no means the
least gratifying feature of the reception of the
two speeches was. their acceptance with' satisfac
tion and enthusiasm by the organized labor bodies!
of the two nations. "'M , ' ' ,i !
President Wilson makes it clear, and it seems
this must come home to the minds
of even the Germans, that this is not.'so far as the
concerned, a; war of 'poiUatton
and that Germany, and Austria,
must return not only that which they have seized
in this war but the lands which they have held as
the spoils of previous wars. .', '-' .v ; ,; .
It is not strange that St should pass the com
prehension of minds so constituted as are those
that a nation, especially a nation
so great and so powerful as, is the United States,
should ask nothing, for itself whicr it does .not
isk for all of the other nations of the world, even
the poorest and the weakest, should seek no terri
torial aggrandisement, should 'plt no individual
With minds sq .constituted that
should such a course would be impossible to them
f elves it is not to be expected they 'should believe
it possible in others and they still are looking and
for some time will continue to seek for the "under
lying motive" and in absence of any apparent ones
will offer their own explanations.. .; . . . '
In time it must come even to the German un
derstanding that when peace is . made its terms
will be accepted and not offered by the Teutons.
There can be no other out with the' English speak
ing races united iri 'their aims and purposes and
determined there shall be only one end, and . that
end thejfCTOmplishment of a peace for the 'world
whlchr wjltf insure the permanent, safety of the
world! -V y.v .':. r
' Ranking in importance and; in ; world interest
with the utterances of the President and the Brit
ish premier was the cablegram from Lord Rhohd
da which told of the, crisis in the Jood situation
for Britain, France and Italy, 'of the approach of
compulsory rationing ;, in Great - Britain of : the
the bieadjyation fof the French.
to seven ounces aany ana, oi a situation in-naiy
even "worse and more critical His statement that
Germany and Austria :jvtre even more- seriously
beset by hunger-was not sufficient, to allay the
alarm, which must be tilt because of the crisis for
' -, v v
critical situation the United States
must be he granary and. to do, this the people pf
the countrjrmust conserve even further on wheat.
This should rib be" o difficult as it would seem
for there are thousands upon thousands who have
as yet hardly commenced to exercise any economy
to use any restraint upon, their appetites but Who
have gone on eating s usual. To reach these it
to introduce more or less modi
fied systems of rationing flour and some Other
commodities, but they are tobe reached for the
United States has' to supply' thellies with an ad
ditional 90,000,000 bushels of wneet over and
estimates. . .
The war cannot be won on empty stomachs and
the war will be won. Ihere is, therefore, , only
one answer, the people at home must do wir
parts and must do so now. ,
Two of the congressional investigations seem eft
be redounding to the credit of the governmental-1
branches investigated. The shipping board has
which show the progress made all
that can be rightfully expected even if not all that
the sugar shortage investigation,
the chairman of the committee,
openly hostile to' the food admin
istration, promises to, iri the end, work to the ad
vantage of Hoover and those who are coordinat
. J ' v '
In army affairs it is still too early to lorccast
may be', but the President has
confidence in. his secretaries of war
their -abilities to handle their offices
the ultimate satisfaction of the na
California fruit-growers want more labor, and
they don't mind if that labor is Chinese! This is
the news that comes from the State which in days
past has been willing to bring the country to the
verge of war in order to make the exclusion of
Oriental labor from its farms and vineyards ab
solute. At the annual meeting of the California
fruit-growers at Sacramento, a resolution was
passed urging the Federal Government to "permit
the introduction of sufficient Chinese or other
Naturally, this was advocated onlyi
as a war measure, and there was talk of the
the Chinese could be "deported
after the emergency had passed. But all this does
fact that California is ready to
position of furious opposition to
of Chinese laborers and pre
sumably of Japanese also when even a tempo
rary self-interest dictates that course. The'
W. B Hobby, acting superintendent
of the poblia work, ha bum enrolled,
M a Member of the United State pub-
lie service : i .'. ; .' : i,
Caarl wltk telling liquor to tot-
diert. Ah Wi, a Ch inert e, ten
teaeed by Federal Judge Vaughaa jre
terdar to teryo tlx moatba i -uaao
riata and to pay 4 ilno of f lOO.
Col. 1., H. Fiaher. former territorial
auditor, wn ted tea )oIladi ij 'pobt
eourt yeebtrday Woralnjf .tf violattnz
th traffio ordinitce.i Ujwi taatged
with pattiag a ttaading' ttrolt ear. '
A fee of S500 kat beea aathoriaed for
payment by Circuit Jaigm Athford to
Jot a F. Colburm, at mauler of tfat ac
eonatt of the admlnittrator of tbe M-
Ute of the. lata Franeia Mill Swanzy.
E. Tatod Biahop had A. W. T. Bot
tom ley were yesterday - apitoiated by
Circuit Judge C. W. Ahford at gnard
iaaa of the eetate of Ham u el M. Damon
nder joint bond in the turn of $250,-
000. ' ;" ' - '
Attorney W I Whitney hat been
recommended to taVe charge of . tht
loeal work of the Four Miaote Men, in
th abaeaea . of , Chairman Royal D.
Mead, who left recently for the main
land. ' V ' V : )
Cant. H. U., Murray buariermatter
Corp, Seeerye, who hat been atationed
at - He hofleUt Barrack ' for aeyeral
month, it aow oa duty la Honolulu at
the general quartermaater office on 'Al
len Street. v ; :".:-:..
The cae of Taken Klehio, indicted
fa a charge of rape, bat been contin
ued in Circuit Judge Heea't eourt un
til next .Saturday . morning for plea.
Defendant it rcprenr-bted by the,, law
arm of Ligbtfoot ft Light foot . ; ,
Ijut eveainir the Ktcc Welcome Club
gate a bos aoeial and dance at Madam
Lester Academy. Thote ln ehtrge were
Preaident Buebee,' . Ch airman Burke,
Mr. U H. Kltebie, Mra.'J. A. Phillip,
Mr. I. A. Scbarlin, and , Min Jame.'
G. M. Bobertaon' and Jame K.
Jaeger, trustee of the .eatato of the
late A. H. Cleghorn, hay filed la cir
cuit eonrt their aixth annual account
which they chnrse themaelvea with
3055.67 and ak to. be allowed $31,-
72.02. ': . '
, T, B. Linton baa .been appointed by
Judge W. 8. Kdlogs to be clerk of the
circuit court,' at Wailnku, Maul; uo
ceeding V. C. Schoenburg, renignOd to
tnke the poeition of manager of the
bank at Bchofield, Oahn. Mr. Linton
takea office today. ' v. t1,'
Two more aaloona on . the ialaad of
Hawaii have cone out of buainoot, ac
cording to the report brought-to Hilo
by . Ucenae Inspector Harry Overend,
The two. who failed '.to renew their li-
eentet are at Ahualoa, "hear Honokaa
aad at A.awainui. a ,
After pleading Kuilty o a eharge of
eecond degree burglary, JOeorge iagra-'
ham, a former inmate oOthe Boy' la
duttrial School, : who ' waif recently te-
leaaed on parole, wn. yesterday aen-
teaeed by Circuit Judge iteea y aerve
we rear in Onhn priaon. ,, . ...
. IaterDreter are treatir seeded at
the. exemption board mWl fhe' imr
ory to aid la the carrying on of th
questionnaire, campaign. ; - The lan
guage for which Interpreter hire need
ed. are Chinee, . Japanese, Hawaiian,
FUipine- and, Portnguet. ; .
H.'Baird, who waa appointed ad-
minietratec of the million-dollar eatate
left .by the late F. M. .Bwanxy yeater
day waived all elim4f,o extra commla
ion, for hi work In connection with
the Citato. The extra . eommicaiona
mounted to approximately $91,000.
B. Maeda, a Japane, eharged with
brutally killing a young Japanese boy
in Falama recently, wnt arraigned in
Circuit Judge Heen' eourt yeiterday,
th - ease being continued until next
Saturday, wben Maeda la expected to
mate ai pica, juaeaa na no attorney.
Sam Nailimi, Hawaiian, pleaded
guilty in police eourt yesterday to
teaUng an automobile owned by C. W
Hammond on the evening of January 1
Sad later wrecking it. Bail wa ct
at live hundred dollar and be wa
cited to appear before the cireuit
At the inatance of City Attorney
A. M. Brown, the following criminal
eat were nolle proceed in Circuit
Judge Heen eourt yeaterday: K
Wong, at. M. DuchalHky, two charge;
koda, three charge; Panl Tauaka,
t Ward, O. Alona, L. Alona, Charles
th, Louia Puu, Autene .Fraga
A. Davis who waa charged with
maasMaughter in a grand jury indict'
mentvn connection with' the death -of
rfannoki rlamada, a Japanese killed
by an automobile driven by Dnvit Ken
teavber BU, wa found not guilty of the
Sbnrge jreWrday by a jury in the
court of CiMuit Judge William H. Heen.
Mr. Alexdnder 0. Hawet will not a
company her vuaband,' Captain Hawes,
rn riew xork, w wiu remain in Mono
tula until the skrinz. or- until Captain
Hawea pott of duty 1 more definitely
known. Bbe has intssed an examination
at a motor ambulance driver, and may
go to New Tork latejt and do duty tak
tag tick toldiert frdm th traina to
the hotpitala for treatment. f
'Goo Wan Hov. tka Chines law of
ttce runner, who i eharzedSnnder many
counts for forgery, subornation of
Derlury. etc.. in connection with docn
ments, waa arraigned in Judge. Heen'
court yeaterday. morning. He waa rep-
reMnUd by ugbtroot ughtroot? The
city attorney read several long indict
ment recently filed by the grand jury.
The case were continued at the re
quest of the Chinaman 'a counsel until
next Saturday morning.' Becently, th,
defendant waa adjudged guiHy of con
tempt of court by Circuit Judge Kemp
and gtn s pmon sentence. Hit ap
peal to the tuprame . court from this
sentence it ttill pending.
Laxative bromo juininb r.
move the cause. JJeed the world over
to cure a cold in one dy, : Thf Igoa
ture uf B. Wi CRQVB lt-OO each box;
Mannlacturcd by tbe PARIS MKDf
CIN CO., St. Louie, U. A. A.
,W. W. Chamberlain treasurer of the
Guardian Trust Co., ha returned to
hi office after a a illneet' of teveral
days, .',' . fl- t'l- ' w ''i. V
Postmaster' D. 'II. Mac Adam has
gone to Washington' , to confer with
postal officlala. He expettt to return
soon with hit family.-
The Hon, Eyre .Hntaoa,' C. M., 0,
colonial necretary of tht Fiji govern
ment, passed through Honolulu yester
day en route to London., v '
Mise Jeanette 'Matthew, buyer' for
B. F. Ehler ft Co., ha left for New
York on her- annnnl purchasing trip,
nne win return to Hawaii in thre
months. ; i .' v.
Misses Bnchael and I.leanor HaVsel
den of Waiohtau, Kao, Hawaii, return
ed yesterday in the Kilauea to resume
their atudies at the Sacred .Heart
Academy, Katmnkl. '-'r' j
Major A. K- B, Lyman, Engineer
Corp, who Entered the Military. Acad
emy, from Hawaii, it now an instructor
at an Engineer. Officere Training
Camp at Petersburg,. Virginia.. ' :t .-
E. J. Breen, salesman at the M. A.
Ountt eigtr ttore, sailed for Baa Fras
riaco recently. He hat been trans
ferred from the Joeal ttore to the
Coast headquarter of th large tobacco
firm. ' , t. ' 1, .
Mr. Ella B, Ayert, who hat beea la
charge of the wrapping work, for -the
loeal Bad Croat for tome time, hat de
parted for . Washington An an official
visit. She will later visit relative ta
the East. ', , - 'V y-
' Capt. and MV. OrVille N. Tyler an
aonuee the engagement of their sister,
Miss Lena ' Lucinda Tyler- te Lieut.
Bernard J. Beilley, of the Ftmiih Uni
ted SkKtet Cavalry. ; The wedding' will
take place thortly. r ;,, rMi '
C. d. Bnllentyne, former manager Of
tbe Bapid Transit and Land Company,
hat tailed , f or i ho malalaad. Hi
take up. hit duties as manager of the
Montana Bingham Mining Company
with headquarters In Salt Lake City.
Judge and Mrs. Charles Dole, of
North field, - Vermont. t, have announced
the engagement' of their daurhter.
Marion, to Lieut. Baymond E. Kaarm.
Uaited State Marine Corp. , Profes
sor Dole la a eouuin of Judge Banford
B. Dole of thil city.
Frank Edijar Cook Jr., eon of Mr.
and Mm. Frank Edgar. Cook, of 1927
uinna etreet, celebrated hit - first
birthday Friday.: He is the third child
of Mr. and Mr. Cook, and is the
grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. Herman
Meek,( and great grandehild of Mrs.
Mary Cook. Mr. and Mr. Frank E.
Cook ware married In Han Fransiseo
on June 10, 1014. Mrs. Cook wa, for
merly Mis Matilda Meek.,,
Captain-. Riggs; Would Resign
From,Service For in. Health, ;
: Captain'' j. Morton Blget." Onarter-
maater Corps Be serve, hat tendered hie
resignation to President .Wilson be
cause of ill health, but ne notification
of action upon the name hat. been re
ceived here from the national capital.
Captain Bigga wnt one of the first
of tbe civilians of Hobolulu to receive
a call to duty at an officer last year,
ana was assigned to outy witn the
pay branch of the quartermaster corps.
He bad eharge Of.tbe paying off of the
troope throughout the department com
mand, until ne waa laid low with ty
phoid fever, which abont that time
had broken out at Schofield Barracks.
He waa confined to hit home for many
week and had a period of convales
cence at the Volcaao Houte, returning
here a abort time ago.
Captain Biggt wat beyond tixty
when called to service, but hit consti
tution then wat admirable and but for
the ravages of typhoid he would prob
ably have continued in service.
Notice of his application for resiirna
tion waa announced at headauartera
yeaieraay . morning.
I he captain has been a -resident of
Honolulu for the past twenty years,
and had filled many important positions
with leading commercial organizations.
hit last with the Pacific Chtano and Fer
tilizer Company, which he left to ea
ter active service.
Treasurer's Department Given
Additional Twenty-five Dollars
Subsequent to the board of snpervi
or passing third reading on the 1918
appropriation bill at yesterday after
noon 'a meeting, n resolution wns Intro
duced by Bupervisor E. A. Mott-Smith
iolihi. 100 mmtj si ins treas
urer's office $25 a month. The month,
ly salaries of those attached to thi
office now are aa follows: deputy
treasurer $225, first clerk $175, second
clerk $150 and third clerk $125. .
No sooner bad this matter been die
posed of than (Supervisor Ben Hollin-
ger made an attempt to have the. salary
of Joseph K. Kanepuu, chief clerk in
the police department, Talsed from $150
to $175 a month. "Kanepuu handlea
all the cash at police headquarter",
aid Hollinger, "and I recommend be
be put on a par with the chief elerkc
in other departments." After a little
discussion the proposed raise waa re
ferred to the police committee who
will take the matter np with the
Member of the board tried to pre
vail on Mayor Fern to lgn th ap
propriation bill before adjourning in
1 order that city and county employea
eouia oe paia a usual on January jo.
Fern, however, refused, and la conse
quence all employee will not be paid
until Wednesday morning, January 19.'
Tbe next meeting of the board of tu-
per visors win be held at seven-thirty
w v v.. a. a . t. wi 0 t
?i " u-r -' : '": ,
Leaves Honolutir Iron Works For
New York and Goes To v
X ; Ordnance Department "jj
. Alexander 0. Hawet, Steoelated with
the Honolulu. Iron Work 1 for tome
time, was called to', the eolore yester
day at aptain in the ordnance de
partment, and erdered to leave Jmme-
Jdiately for the mainland and report for
Idoty at New Tork.
. Captaia Hawet wat one or a nnmer
on body bf rltlseu who . enrolled la
Honolulu for reserve' efficert ' ' commit
tiont before the' wer broke ent, prae
ttrally all these eivilians'being' meif of
administrative and ' technical ability,
His e.prienee on. plantations and with
the iron worke wat the ttnse of'hls
assignment to the 7 ordnance depart
ment, one of ' the - very Important
branches of the'Var department.';.'
, The new officer it the om of th 1st
A. 0 Hawet, a veteran ef the famoot
Otaawattoml) battle ' la .' which Joha
Brown of later Harper' Ferry fame,
waa the leader. ' Mr. Hawea waa pres
ent nt the battle and participated in
it. - He hail goat te Kantaa as a new
pener correspondent- althofigb ; he wab
quite young nt the time, . ne saw the
on of John Brown fell at the father'
aide. The night before the battle
Hawea and the youngest ton vt Brown
tlept In a cabin-tome distance from the
main ewmmaad. i Brown got np early
and left Hawet' in bed asleep. " The
latte wan awakened by '. firing V and
came out to tee -a iwore of slavery men
a tintstasion'. ef the borses . and . Tted
Brown .itretchtd on the ground dead.
Hawes crawled through the underbrush
to vegtln the .cnmnse4 I which '- .waa
fighting in a biockhoutevtgainst su
perior numbtr. '':' V "
A . . . . .
Colonel nawen, wno uvea in tiono
raln for many year until hi 'death
just a few years since, often- recount
ed hit experiences with uesawato-
mie" Brown. - '
Mrs. Hawea will aeeompaay her bna-
band to N4w York City, and will be
greatly miased here Where the i a
leader in social, activities.
Last night wnt a great night for the
motorcycle officers and the atrest lf a
large number of apeedtfcrr end other
violator of the tra(He Ordinance, ahould
result in the. eity't. coffers', being en
riched considerably. fter the hearings
in police court tomorrow morning.
Among those whose name appear on
the police station VroQ of honor" all
of whom were .arrested .fey 'Motorcycle
Officers Ferrera.anil Braneo, are the
following? V; . ' -
F. D. Noe-aard.- eon of Dr., victor A,
Norgaerd, for speeding on Beretania
Street: Capt. Lester M.- Baker, Fort
Shafter. failed to display back nam
bu Dints after boinn' -warned tne tre-
vlou ' night; Dr. .Herbert Clemmena,
the dentist, for speeding on Kalakana
AvenuetN F. L. La. Maroaiix. secretary
Bergstrom Masie fcompaty, failure to
display the proper ugntt. ,
A , tixteon-year-old Japanese youth
who according to tbe authoritie fobbed
four residences, .and, . then not eat for
a season of mtrenrmelcd gaiety with
$80 h had toled, will be given a hear
ing thin morning before Cireuit. Judge
wuiianr H. Heen a a juvenile. onen4-
Following complaints of the'' burg'
tary. Probation ' Officer Joseph Leal
heard of the actions of the youth who
had purchased himself a new outfit of
elothen and had set about to see the
district in a hired - automobile. Tbe
probation officer ran the boy down and
obtained admissions from him, accord-
inn to hit report of the ease. Uf the
680 taken in the four residences the
youth bed about g90 left, the omcer
stated, when be was overtaken.
. .
By tr. Kllsn'ea from Kona and Kai
jauuary j i i rm. 11. Mrwn, , i
'BinDlell, H. Atong, Uts Ulhson. Mlwi
Along. UIns Ulhson. MlMt K.
HayMiiden. Mr. Kamlimlev ('lonl Heard
Ueorce Arnemann, Mr. and Mrs. K.-Kro,
MIms M. McCarthy. Mm. . L. Kskuena, Mss-
ter A. Rose, i. it. lt F. Bodrlgucs, M
Rodrlgues, H. Reynolds and Mtsa Brtels,
Bv str. Msana Km. lairaary 12.
Phnu HAWAII John Cooler. Mrs. J
R. fj.lt. Charles Ijimbert. iTld Hushes.
W. A. IirisMMi. W. Kwsn Vsu, W. Tin
"bont. uyncn,-. r. Bowie,-M)ss J,
C. V. Jobnann. K. A. Mt-Kean. Mr.
and Mrs. R. enilnir, K. J. Breen, John
McFarland, V. Marvelllno. Miss Hilda Bar
do, Mrs. J. T. Brown, JJiTen O. Hiutlh
Mrs, John Eknlclos. MUa Wrunt Murray.
Mrs. W. . Itoiuilas,. H. Hpeocer. C'aptali
and Mrs. Tyler. Miss Tyler. MIH Urars
Hnelllnt. Lieutenant Rellly, E. Moehar,
B.. Booth. Yount Kwont I lor. A. Apo.
Aluohl. u. James. Krank Alameda
R. frm. Mra. Bella Klmokeo and two chtl
dren. J. H. Uraluaer, Joha Hind, rharliw
KeaM. H. Bmuokawa. Mr. and Mrs. K. I
Nott. ll. IK Vounc, A. r rltwbt, M. lama
u..bt I'anl Ssonlis.
rKOM MALI MIks Nancy ITiln,-'. Mr.
' vTZuk i'
Tnshlma.-Mns. Loide Keif. Mr. and Mrs.
K. Houer . 'R.-W. Bmlth. I M. KiMiiieraa.
( B. !, p. K. Ml.n, Mr. awl Mrs.
t'bariM Wlllard. Ilalll KesUl.
fnr the malnlasd eeDtrMrs. A. Arm
strong. -Mrs. K. . Ayert, FranK Hotlho,
Miss uioria rw)iw no, sirs. r . . nersjorti,
Mrs. tinrron, K. j. Breen, w. M
Butler, Mrs. Kate W. RarDer.'C. U. Bal
Irnirne. Knidin T. Burses. A. II. Oath
eart. MlM Millie t'otcbett. Uim B. Craue,
A. ('. Caldwell. Miss Msrsaret Powell. Mrs.
J. KxeiH-os, Mannef Plsuert, Miss Bertha
Korakost, I.leut. K. Knrllc, A. K. Oniu
dell. Miss Emma Olll. Thomas Uuard. Mrs.
Thomas uuarn, M. v. (ioodrosn. Ii. II. mo-
leudeck. IJ. Illrobsra, IJeut. John Hayilen,
K. . iiiiiiaru, . 1-. narniifton, A. nraca
er, II. Kohayashl, neors-e Ixwhr, Mrs. ,
T. Marr. P. M. Morris. Uersl It. Mead. M
and Mrs. R. N. Matson. Miss l. Mathews.
I). II. MacAOam, l.leut. H. r. Mltcbstl. J. j
Maddock. Mlw C, MvAnlay. Mrs. H. Nlcli
kufo. 0. W. North. Thomas Nielson. O
Ouufrto, Lt.-Com. H. Powara. Manuel Rod
rhiues, W. M. Rawllus, Oeorse K. Ross,
Dr. ' r.' B. Burryhne, Rodnsr Burrybue,
Philip "nrrynne. B. W, fluhr, Mrs. M. W.
Huhr. W. L Wilelds.ll. Tanner. P. O.
Weothoff. . M. Walters, WUIlam WUlUma,
P. B. Wilde, Mrs. K. B. Wilde, Max Wat
klus. Mrs. K. YaJIma, C, i. Tatea, Mrs.
C. M. fate, W. Q. Thlcplu. Mrs. W. ).
TbUtnlu, O. 'K. Tsckabury, y, W. Ed-
Mra. John B. Gait was a returning
pntsenger in the Mauaa Ka yesterday
front the Big Island.
00D IS C
People Stand In Line For Hours
To. Get Weekly Allowances and ,
: Often Receive Less
Tea,' sugar, baron.
lard and
other.- commodities arv becoming to " .
scarce la' Kriglan4 thot' many 'of. th j '
people who. ntnn,lnniirtJ'j4trV'tq e
secure their wf kly family ahoWance . ,
art often turner! war witn leas taan
la ikaiisl mttntitv Writes). VriirKali 'r jut: n.
woman; jivtng at BbeeVnrteV &e4V rsjiwi.v'
i-letter Henry , A TayJOrf lot J. 1
Hawaiui trust Co. , - ' ' ? f . r-'A tA
The . commaalcatioe,,. which deal '
with .the. war generally, it in part aa
followet"' ri.v'f,.' -v. .-..- - .j. . ;
We teem to Teel'tlre effect of the ,s '
we regarding' food. -more It Is very - r-.
diffioalt te get eucb iking ' t.ieor nf ';' .
gaas butter, bacon and lerd the week.,
ly allowance te eerfj family it hmit
reference to the number a the family)
is t os. of tea, 1 lb. to gar and Vi lb.
butter,' and sometimes we cannot get , ' ;
as 'much aa that. " ... ; .' ' '.''.!
"The ' veoole rowd ; around the '
stores end stand in' line for hours to
get these things. It wat Impossible .
to get fruit for Chrittmat puddings.
I did hear of one atore that had Mm
currant at 42a per Ibv pre-war price
80 and. 12e Gutter I 60c, pre-war
price We ; bacon it 08e per lb. eanneI V
pineapple 48c, pre-war price 17e. The
men --in the' dockyard get $3.75 per
wee, war oonua out sveryimng pas.
gone ! up ie price eo mnch that ' tbi
extra' money it very much needed. It
It very nara struggle ior people
with large ' families of children.
Too oold for Air Baua
"We have had a fairly' rough thne
of it with, air raj da and nre very glad
the .weather' it getting fob ''cold for
them to come ever... The lint .raid In.
Juno we had eleven killed ami thlrtv-
tii injured but though. they have been -over
dozena. of timet aince, no more
bomba havedropped te do any mater
ial aamege,t,(tu , ...?..
"The . moonlight ; raids of Sep tern- '
ber were very - bad. Night after night
they came; i-,tk - gunfire wnt terrible -
and incessant.' During that time tome
bombt were dropped in' the fields at .
Minster, killing; nine - horses ant two
eowtx Many people have left town; '
some have been away all summer but - ''
are -returning. for the winter.
we are sending you a picture
frame made from a fragment of the
wreck of -the Oermun . Gotha airplane
that I mentioned before the one that
killed eleven nnd wounded thirty-six
of our people. The Gotha was brought
down by gun lire and fell into the sea
by the Nore. One of the two men in .
it wns dead, but the other, I am told,
is still alive. r -J r
-Zeppelin Memento
We 1 alto tend' you a twastiks
charm . 'made frpm aluminum taken
from the wreck f, the German Zep
pelin L-li. i. , '
. vwe kave lad aeverat (warj boats
here from Junerica. d y Myr husband
aayarglve ovr Jddrfee tp, ptJWl'
frieodt ;in the 8. nuVr or iNavy'' f:
if yen thins: they-mayreome to tfng-
land. We nball be glad to see them.
"Last Christmas day (a year-ago)
we had a party of soldiers in for tea
and supper and I. tell yon we hnd a
nne time or it, as most of the soldiers
were musical and .enjoyed a good
song. In fact it was th beginning of
series of musical eveninga at our
bOuae every Saturday 'for months;
most of those, boys are in France and '
they write te us regularly.
""I had three or four soldiers bil
leted with me 'when the war broke
out, and they ere nit doing their bit;
some have been wounded, but none -
killed at yet. They all say they will
viait ua again. I do hope they will
come through safe. We had an Aus
tralian soldier here for four days'
leave aboat.a month ngo. He had been
in France twelve months and was sent
to England, with trench fever. He had
such a lot tor tell us of tbe life out
there; it waa most interesting.
Bad Christmas '
"We hope you had a merry Christ-
mat though, oat cannot feel .very
merry k when we think of thit terrible
war and the thoutanda. of Uvea sacri
ficed every,, day. Christmastide will
be a sail time in many, many homes.
etui, 1 think we should all be as cheer
ful as possible. , It does one good to
forget, even for' a thort time, the hor
rors of war. ' '
All hptels, restaurants and bakeries
requiring 'a baker 'a license, nnd who
have not already done so, mutt apply
af ONCE for aame to the United States
Food Administration, Cattle A Cooke
Building, . Honolulu: Time for mak
ing application will toon expire.
Application need ' only be made by
those using ten -barrelt of flour or more
per, month? 'All' Should tend in a state
ment, however regardless of the amount
of floor used, for our records. There
i no fee eharged for application.
: .1 - f
WASHINGTON. ' Iec:mbCr, iOii-Tbe
tattered ensign of the German cruis
er Cormorsn, sunk by her crew in
Guam harbor after the declaration or
war, wat Tecejved.itoday at tbe nry i
department, and placed among tbe rel
ict in the ntval library. '
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Don't overstrain the fine membrane
of your throat in trying to dislodge
the phlegm. Chamberlain 'a Cough
Bemedy will accomplish thit for you,
and curt the cold that it cadsing it.
For rale by all dealera. Benton, Smith
A Co., Ltd., agents for' Hawaii. Advertisement.

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