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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, January 22, 1918, Image 7

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Asliford's Offer Is
iinilAhn INews Is Received
Accepted By
fair cor.iMissioirs HOLdS
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l - . i- r , . .1 '. . .. . i
, Hawaiian Protective Association
! UnaMdto'Get HiiUncmjivo )
:- IF. BBC
;:'' caTPromlse of Support
;. .1 Refuses f i Say He WiU Urge'
vV.i-- Congressional Action To Get
'. .'iO- frohibijion. For Hawaii
' Jlv separate ad distinct "wberfc-
. ''" in '; PnaoiutioB rWietl ,by th'd
'llVfll Protctlv Association ei-
lin forth irhy. Hawaii should nave lia-.-;
; ' nediste' prohibition beva so far fallejd
1 . to secure aa ' unequivocal statement
, ' ,rom' PelflWlt , Jf'niBolei Jhnt he
fill support the drmends pf th .native
"',' argaaiaatioa of Which be ie the preai-'-i-
: dent.' ' ' ' u t
'"The. most encouraging assurance the
. pfHeerg of the hrganixatioa hhV bean
' able to et fYooi their' president, an'd
ita Islands' representative. in cangres
- la that he Will present the resolution
In Washlagton. Thia, he Admitted
Aver the telephone In at night, he would
. .. haV'to'do Jn regard to any resolution
given bint, f ::' t'' " ' '
Efforts of the Hawaiian Protective
' Association toet the eupport of the
Ieleat ia working for Ialand prohilii
tiojB federal' eftkntment haye extend
ed over the fast two or three' month.
Peapairtn'g of "hfa active aBsintance, b
rnone of hia etermlaed stand that tt
anbjort ahonM be" fettled br 'honle
mle," the amoclation has (Inally adopt
ed an Qiiiiipokeb rcnolution demanding
vkt 'ha burning of thia rTerritory
'.'dry" be no longer deferred.
JNmgaxd VQeme Rule" - ; '
" ' It I plainly' stated in 'the reaolntidn
. that the home role precedent ahould nit
be inajated npo at thia time,' beeanae
of the .vrgent demand for prohibition
as a war oirasure, aitde from ite moral
and eeonomie need. ' ' !
' After the adoption of thia resolu
tion, whir haa been nailed to all part
of the ialanda for the algnatnre ;f
prominent Hawaiiana and of other
Hawaiian orgahiution'a', ' V, eommittie
of the Hawaiian Protective Associa
tion railed uou ih Delegate and arg
ued fur a stiHprnnion of precedent ni
home rule praftisei of the1 pest. Thlf
rommittee composed of" John. LaiiB,
Noa Aluli and Bev. AhaJko Akank,
( ' and at the time if was thought Hi
DWete wan impreased bf their eon
, teutiona, according to the minlater. ':
' Knhlo Eralr ' r ' ' ' X
That the Delegate ha noi been Ih-
iuji'f uehe.ed ,4nwa. hia ,"-hrme title ' " vleSff
j - f)jt the resolution of the Hawaiian Fro
V tccjtire Aisoclation waa made apparent
lat "night ' whon he was asked if he
. would support the petition of bis ftp
'aiian people. He evaded directly
nsweripV by repeating, "I do not
ntf;T'. 'r - .
The Delegate intimated that he had
W 'yet seen the resolution,' but Mr.
Akan ssi.d. the pclegate had seen It.
The resolution passed' by the Hawa
lian Protective Association, with iti
attached petition for 'the carryiajr out
6f Its request, Is being' signed by fa
large ' number of Hawaiian all ovfer
the I.ilands, It Is asserted. The resolu
tion passed by the aasociation was H
WHEEEAS, the "Ahahni Puu
h6ua o na Hawaii," (Hawaiian .
Protective Association) represent
ing the Hawaiian rf re, is endeav-'
ono, In every way, to protect the
Hawaiian people from everything
that is disastrous to their life and
general welfare, thereby continu
ing the struggle of Hawaii's early
leaders to maintain and to pro
mote the best traditions and prin
ciples of their forefathers, and
WHEREAS, experience and facts
have shown and proven that alco
holic drinks axe an evil and a
menace to the social, educational,
physical, moral and spiritual wet
fare of the Hawlians as well as
ef the other races in this Territory,
WHEREAS, alcoholic drinks
liave been proven to be detriment,
at, and perilous ' to ' tb,e , mental,
moral ' and physical welfare of
the fighting men of our country,
thus making the elimination of the
same a proper and effective war
measure at thte time when our
country, ia engaged iu the world
wide war, and
VHEKEAH, the war conditions
in our country are demanding with
' imperative force, the immediate
. application of all effective meant
fur the successful carrying out of
. our country's war measure 1 and
, I jftnflfr6i,til'-a etA ppjnt, pro-
' hfbilioa la Kawaji i ah immediate
necessity, a suspension of preced
. , enee In eu. ome rule practises, is,
therefore, imraient; and that, while
we do not believe In, and adhere
to, the home rule doctrine, we do
recognire that the emergency oc
casioned by the war must be met
row, aud in order to accomplish
it,, the home rule doctrine must be
suspended ; -
. BEVUJ.VEUt That the Honorable
. ,1. K. KaluniaiUioltV i.llnte to
i. ' it'ipnjtresa, be petitioned b.V , the
Alishu Puuhonua o na Hawaii
rlluValiiia' ProtWti'Asoeihto
tlitoufib' Its' ortjrers to' ()Maia In
t lie' Congress of the United States,
Die pnss(je of a Feilcrat Prohibi
tion Hilt for Hawaii; tbut a copy
of this utemoriul and resolution be
fprend on the minutes of this As
sociation; that attested copies of
Cio sume. be forwarded to the Pres
ident of the I'nited ritatea, to the
pr,"l.lnit uf tho senate, to the
s'eaKer of tlie tuiuse of represent
ellvea and to Hawaii's Delegate to
t'oiitjrn. i ,
Mettbers jnliniata ? they Are
rf fom Missouri", put Are will
ihfj t6 q$ten T6. udge'a Plans
For Putting a Step To Boot
legging ' ;
Cireoit Judge C. W. Ashford 's 'offer
io snow me nquor license commission
ers' how bootlegging can bo enrbed and
the saloons forced to close when order
ed Is not to' be Ignored by the Oaha Li
quor License Commissioners, although
the members intimate that thejr are
"from Missouri . -':.., .- -m
After reading In yesterday morning's
Advertiser, that the jurist said heeuld
inform the eammlssipners of effective
metbods which would banisa the boot
temruig etil and five them ether ad
vice of value. E, A. Ccoke. ehairman
f the eommissloa, dictated a letter to
aim atating that hia services 'wonld
gladly be accepted. ' -' . '
The proposal is msfleUa the" letter
rant a special meeting of tho eommt
4oneri be called at which Judo Ash
ford may advise the board, or that he
sbmnionlcate his advie to the eommis
stdnera In written' form. HoweTer," the
license commissioner ia his letter' to
fudffe Ash ford places emphasis oa the
watement that en? action taken most
V letsl. as interpreted by lta counsel,
rne attorney general. r
f?b'aifmkn C.nnVm lit ftVsv 4pka
asked If the Judge's offer was to be
accepted: : '.t i '. .
'I have already wi-itten 'a' fetter to
the judge accepting his offer we are
very anxious to learn how to 'banish
nil' bootlegging. ' " ' '
" In tbe lotter to Judge Ashford, after
It s' recited that hia claim haa been
note4 , In The Advertiser, It say ia
parti ' ' ' '
'The board certainly accept Ihls
lad pffer of your services and I would.
fequet you to state the tinye at which
von epujd b$ available Ja' order that
T might call a meeting of the b.onrd so
hat we mar discuss the matter general-
Wednesday or Thursday of next Week
la then sneirested br the license com-
ni'ssioa chairman as dates when he is
sure all the members of the board could
Se present. Continuing, the ' letter
"If you prefer we would be pleased
0 haver yon "give your suggestions
m writingj however, it seems to me
'hat we. could more readily come to a
leclslon al a meeting.' - .
' Chairman Cooke authorised1 the state
ment that he hfirl no doubt if Judge
Ashford 's recomroendntlfna are legal,
anfl advisable, under presenjt conditions,
fhe bord '. wovld ' act 'favorably upon
'hemv Hovevuy hse gln .emphasised
that the, board would follow,, reedm
aiendationa jtUeh'ths attorny general
lid, not endorse as absolutely legal '
The. llcenae commission ehairman be
lieves that the hnst control of the boot
legging business is secure by the i-los-pg
of the wholesale Hauor . establish
ments at fiv o'clock in 'the evening
now, and the enforcement of the
-ule hat nq, goods shall be carried
wey for consumption from any of the
ither licensed places.
He does not believe the question of
whether or not the saloons remain open
later, SO long aa thov eanaot seH bottle
oods, has any bearing on the bootleg
nine subient...
l"p netil lat nie:ht Tudge Ashford
had not received the letter from the
orAiAisfroY 'dtieirms. ' When informed
of Its contents, he said:
"After I get the letter it will then
be time to see what can be done."
IVht is eipressed that s ili.-i'me
vhich has appeared in stock in the
lamaknn district on the Islnnd of Ha
vaii may turn out to be Innders.
fV is a report which wus made to the
joard of agriculture and foreHtry yes
erday by Dr. Victor A. Norgaard,
fteriimrlunl He recommended to the
oard that a thorough iuvoetigntioii of
he outbreak 'be made ut once.
The veterinarian says a serious frit
Mire of the ' outbreak is that it indi
"ates the district is a center of infec
ion which ' he advised should be lo
ated imjn.ed,latejy. In' this respect, it
a, pointed out, the Present outbreak
mi the Big 'Island differs from tint iu
the Kohala ,4ltri,et early In 101".
poctor 'ijvrgaard will' likely leave
'bis week for HSmokua to mfke hk
investigation of tle situation, and, if
oossible, djseovcr. the source of infec
tion. '
11ILO, January 15. Before excuHiug
he 'grand'. Jury yesterdav moruing
ludge, Quinh safd he' thought it would
he advisable for 'the jurors to appoint
i committee to look into the Indisrriui
inete'sale xf flrearuis in Hilo and
throughput the Sountv. The judge whs
most emphatic, says The Tribune.
" Anlarniihg state of nffaira 'exiiti
st present'' he said, "kud something
should' be done to chanire condltloim.
Tf only'the (ule -of two revolvers were
jtreveuteif 'U 'might ' mean the prevcii
tion 'of two murders. '
" Dealers in nrearms should look lc
vond the flndnelal end of the business.
I Suggest that you grand jurors ep
point a, committee to look into th
' Tlie ' Juiliri excused the grnud jurv
feoin fartht)r atiVvloe until mnnmoue.l
agalu, and thanked them for thoif ef
licieut And ruplal wyfk,, ' ,
Worjc ftrVirst TeffirWl Fair
. ly In Progress ;
. "-:'..' - , i . '
In. rooms SO C and AOS of tha K'aoi
keolanl Building, 'oVsr the Hawaiian
Trust Combany tha offirt of the Ter
ritortal Pair Commission waa opened
Friday with ttecre'tary Charles it. Wil
lar ia charge. 'There is nothing of
the elaborate la tha furnishings and
the telephone had not beet installed
but tho secretary of tho commission
was 'on the' lob with soma' blua: nrlnts
Spread oa a table over which he wis
at work.' It ia quiet there as yet but
as tho weeks ma along those two of
tees will "become i busy place and be
tween now, and June 10 much will be
aecnmpUshed ia them.
At the present time the eommlsaidn
and Ha secretary are giving lost of
their attention to the tnatter ot secur
ing a site and It can be said they haVe
aae In -view which they, art hope f ol
securing, central U loeation atd eon
teniest to every section of Honolplo.
In fact it ia really a "down town lo
cation. . .--'' '
tagf aaUoM Welcomed
- In the newly opened oiftces of the
commission the secretary is ready to
meet all who are already interested In
tha first territorial fair and is w
coming all aogzeationa which some
him. Not all of such suggestions ea,n
be acted npon favorably but all can
and wUl bo giveo full and careful eon
alderatioa ia the ultimate formulation
of the general plana. Hia hours are
rom nine o'clock until four hut this
does not mean sir. vyuierq does aot
arrive until that hour. ' He gets there
earlier but the mail requires an jrerhr
attetioa. .' f
" Committee work, lots of committee
lota of members and lota of work ae
the plana of Captaia DoughertV,
ehairman of the commission. In '"this
way ha feels each eommtttee member
will feel a personal interest in the fair,
that it la ia reality his and her fair.
Work for Boaoiulaas I
rtineo the aoaor of holding the ter
ritorial fair Srst came to Honolulu
it follows that the major' part 'of the
work will have' to be done here arid
by, Honolulu committee members. The
Sorombtsiptier of each county will have
his committees in that county upon
whom jt'wiV devoly'o to see that audh
county has the representation in tlie
exhibits of resources to which it is en
titled. That work will consist mostly
In arranging for and securing exhibits
and the shipping to Honolnlv. At this
end will come the receiving and the
Installation of exhibits and from here
also must be arranged all questions of
Especially at the Maui fair in WaA
luft.n"1a year' there-were some aodd
exhibits from othar island, That wis
primarily- a ann'ty fair' whiM thetde
which Is t6 open here June 10 is-territorial
''la He' acope:' Each' county
shovld ' have enongh exhibits to ma Wo
a complete county' fair la Itself, tH
commission' will insist, or else-fall be
hind Hn tjhje procession. It is expected
thje City ana Connty f Honolulu wfjl
leed'bnt there are Some products of the
Otl) erl islands in which Honolulu ran
not" eompete. There are other prod
ucta in' which the outside islands excel.
Here where the. work for the county
eommVfiouers come in. Each county
will pt expected to show its very best
and to sahow it well,
guildlag s pwoptjfl '
Ooe jiandienn under which the rnm
mission is laboring this year is build
ing and founds for building. The legis
lative appropriation is only liOOO and
it ia evident this precludes any exten
sive building plass. A lite must ijo
Seenrbd where little building will be re
qt)irod and such is the idea of the eom
miaaioa -itt seeking the site which they
at present favor. '
' Among the plans already suggested
and which are being considered is a
special day for each eouuty, Hawaiian
day on Kamehameha day, a Japanese
day, aviation stunts. Army and Navy
day, bench show, hibiscus show on a
larger seats than evef before under
taken, children 's garden exhibits, srrd
hovelties In the way of amusement
; . . ' i , -i
A satisfactory setlleaveht was reach
ed yesterday morniag btwcen the local
agents of fhe Japanese schooner Nichl
go Mani and the crew, wftb the result
that the twelve Japanese sailors' who
have' been detained at tne immigration
station since the free-fof-all fight which
occurred aboard the vessel several days
nyo liavs gone back to the ship. They
returned, however, tolnus their captain
for this officer" refused pointblank to
resume eoipmnnd'of the Nlchigo Maru.
Richard Halsey, inajiector In
charge of tlie Imuilgutlon station, said
yysteray that efforta wljl be madr1
locally lo secure thd services of a quail
(Iwl captain tO tske. the schooner bnck
to Jspan. . Hliould this not be possible
the Nii'hrgo 'Marh, 'which 'already bai
been here sines October, will be com
pelled to remain in port until a captain.
can erive from Japan to take cliarnc
of the ship.
LONDON, jsuusry 9 (Associated
lress (Ireot Britain continues to per
fect its machinery for the trade war
wliiflh mauy, Vytyive j surf Jo, fqllow
the presoat war. ' Th'iiew de)artaient
of commercial intelligence will have
two main divisions,' one fer home and
the other' fbv (for elan trade. Nt outy
iH Uiis department collect information
but it t uV Cooerbr with Uusipess men
ih gettutg ihvir goods isto tke marK'U
of the world ahead, if possible, of jhe
other uatiou's business men.
BiflW Tp- Naturalization-Ujiheld
United States Circuit
. Court In California '
Filipino 'are entitled to nataraUtft
tion as Asnerieaa rititrns' beeaiiso Of;
the, fart 4hat Mey owe peroianeut. Mtiet
giance' lo" the t'pited States Is a ruling'
embodle f in" a decision handed down
by Circuit Judge William Morrow of
California, according to recent advUes
received here. Thia ilec.isloa is in tl
reel opposiioa to that Of Federal Jat je
Horace W. Vaniihaa who. some months
ago,, held that Filipinos could rot be
come eitlrena of (his country." . 1
Jattttopet la iallor
. The ease 1a Vhich the California jn
rist gendered his decision grew Out of
the petition of Engracio flautists for
naturalization. Hnutistn waa born ' in
the Philippines when the Irlnnds were'
updsr Spanish' rule. On December 24,
jjjdS he enlisted In the faired Sutes
navy, and ia now serving bis third totm
pr rnunimeni. juiiniH, wng nas ocen
found intelligent find fsmiliar with
tfif principles of the constltuUph,' Went
to' the rnftod Btates in 1909 and has
resided Od the 'mainland for eight yer.
In his petition, Bantista claimed tho
right 'ss a Filipino owing permanent
allegiance to' the United States to be
Admitted as a'cltlzen under' section .10
or tne Act or'June s, liaw, ami upon
dls' service in the navy and other qliali
AVatftwa posneesod by him. - The deci
sion' of Judge Morrow woe based on
the following:
Decision tendered
'"1. 'Under 'JfaturaliratioB Act Jnne
k, 1906 providing that all the ap-
fillcabi.e provisions of the naturalics
ion laws shall apply to and authorise
tlie admission to citizenship of all per
sons not citizens who owe permanent
allegjance to the United States" '.t
When ,rcadla the light of certain de
bates ftf Congress a native Filipino
of the Malay rare ia entitled to natur
alisation. . ' -
- "2. Aliens bom outside tho Philip
pine Islands," but residing therein 't
date 'of treaty of December 10, !,
between tho tTaited Btates and 8 pain,
khil' who had 'never been naturalized
under .the Spanish laws, are 'not pet
eons owing a'permaaent allegiance to
th United Btates and. entitled to be
naturalized aader Naturalization Act,
June 21), 1908,
".V A native Filipino born in the
Philippine Islands while under fpku
inh rule is an 'alien' within Act June
SO, 1914 authorising the naturaliza
tion' Without a previous declaration of
Intention of aliens who have served
an enlistment of not less than f6ur
years in the navy yard and been hon
orably discharged.''
Supervisors Prppcsed To Have
Cops Patro! Nuuang Valley '
Motorcycle or mounted poliecmcu will
displace the national guard deticbmeit
as guards of the Reservoirs ip i?v tan
Valley if tho tentative plans evolved
by the health committee of tho board
of supervisors at a meeting Thursday
afternoon are carried to completion.
Minute of the meeting made public
yesterday show that the board will nsk
the Governor to remove thf national
guardsmen if the plans mature.
Dr. J. 9. B. Pratt produced at the
meeting letter from C. J. McCarthy,
territorial treasurer, in which it is
pointed out that the present guard
costs the Territory,; Approxfrmfctely pfi,
000 a month. At this rate the emer
gency fund out of which the guard is
being paid will soon be exhausted, Mr.
McCarthy- said 'in his letter.
Due is, a large measure to the great
er attention' being paid to the chlorl
nation planta, Dortor Pratt, said. tli
water in the city reservoirs is improv
ing. It was decided at the meeting to en
act an ordinance prohibiting trespnss
ing on the proerty, if tho board of
supervisors have such power. This
point is being investigated.
The' matter will probably come be
fore the board of supervisors for dis
Mission at their meeting next Tuesday
PAX JUAN, Porto Rico, January 3'
-Associntifi) Press) The sagar indnk
try at a time when the supply in thb
eommodity is at a low ebb, is threaten
cd bv a general strike here of betweoi
50.000 and 00,000 laborers ia (he'tuui
'Angered by the refusal of the sugar
producers to rnnsldor tbeif request for
a conference on Wage iscrcsies, an ei'ht
flour (Jay ahd, other modifications, thy
workmen have fgrwarded an 'appeal for
assistance ' to Rumuel Compere, , preiil
dent fcf the American Federatiort of I.a
bon and to Kecretary of Labor Wilson
Tle laborers want an increase of six
t' Cents a, day over the rate paid las'
var. Santiago Iglesias. Tiresiilent qf
th Free Federation of Lnbor in Porte
Rico, suggest that unless tha producer
iliiiw a willingness to meet with lnjwv
representatives, a federal commission In
Sent here to make s complete inveti
milieu of wsues and recent profits in
the sugar industry.
, ' DO YOU cooqH?
Don't bverntrain tlie fine mi"itmii
of your throat in trying to dislodge
the phlegm. Chamberlain's Cutiul'
Hemedy will accouiidish this for von
and cure the cold that is causing it.
For sal by all denier. Benson, Hmith
ft Co., Ltd., agents for: Hawaii, Ad
vert Uemout.
i . . e i 1 1 ii
Policy '"Of'.-. Britairi -aiid. : United
States To. wiri Nfrherlands
is Criticised
-..THK 'f Kll 'Ki Ketherlnnds, vtajuary seventy-eight yars. Mr. Chang
o-i(AicKiated Press)1- 'h'ia quite;." known in local business etr-
suV1lie preset ,nVirv of America and '' I A,cu- He lived In tho Islands
Itritala of irt.lutvn-r Holwml h a bad f!" C''1 ',f hM rnt.ury olni"
one," declared Merie TVMlleTrt Frelerik
3 , . . i,
Treuti. f ctlt i!;in do Afln'.stef of Fi
nance, In dU( i.'.siiij (is countiy'a poet;
tioa with the cm n'hcndei o The
Assotiated I'r :n Mr. Trcnb. is one df
tlif nvhirs of tt." present ettro-par-liarnCTie'''V
libe-irT eiblner. '. of 'Which
fie 1) as ben te med the st;ong ma iin
accC'irf 'of 'Ms vl'-ee' persoaaMtr.
rrsijote liolicy nnd restless ' activity,
".ifi "ic tiim n f t-esching in-
flrtence in the counsels of the nation.
1IU well-Vtinpn svmiatliles with the
Kntrnte Allies leu1 interest to hit ex
position of Kollend 's polltieal 'and
eremomieel position anj of 'questions
Sending with ti e United Btatea- and
ritsin. He contended that tha recent
policy of these two potters Waa-a bad
one, because, be said, it ' made the
Netherlands dcjHindent on Germs a v,
With the vesult that she inevitably
had to make all sorts of concessions to
that country. He thought it had a
most unfortunate effect oa the fatoa's
sympathies. ' '
feces Chajtged Bentlment ' "
At the cutset of the war JWh yare,
for thf larger part, on the aide of the
Allies,, but pro-Allied feeling had since
largely declined as a result of 'Allied
menaurea,. he said. If a referendum on
the subjest couli be tn' tod,ay' he
thought. H wouhl show a prp tty eljjal
division of sympathies between tha En
tente and ,tho Central Powe'raT V Unless
tKe. prrsent policy be changed." he
added, "I am quite-' sure Vr-Allied
erl(iig will decline dally." '" ';'
v regarus iic quesnqn of ins neio
erlnqd ships Ji at have so long been
lyjtpg in Anicncsp ports,' tho' minister
waa hoj'ofyl that an srrsngemeqt' might
even yet be reached. ' "
". fen omjcistpnd h?w America and
stop coin" to Oermnnv 'Is
sqeh clrcurasisnres Holland will be un
imp, io eeuq so mucn or tnjit.'
OermajOa fctanegeable" ' ' '
VI understand that reasoning, but
what is forgotten is that thii will re
sult la our Own people being tinderfe,
and. tliot jrlations" between HoJInnQ and
the Arises and 'America' will . Become
somewhat utisympsthetic. If we are
obliged to stil more tednce our Tfltloi,
tljpt will have a' very. bad effect." ' Or
mans are mansgeabie. but our'peon'e
!are bf a differc'rit nature. Jf they got
dinngry they are ' very 'difficult to mna-
age. i am oi xniniung or a revolu
tion, but it would be likely to result
In all sorts of riot's and difficulties."
Moses T. Clegg, Former Resident
of Honolulu, : Will Soon Ar
rjVe, Frprn New Yorjc
Announcement wns niatle yesterday
that Moses T. Clegg, formerly of He
nolulu and now living in New York
City, has been appointed superintend
ent of The Queen's- Hospitsl iu suc
cession of Werner Kochl, whose resig
nation was recently accepted. ' Clegg
will arrive in Honolulu about the miiT
lie of February to take over his ncv
lrior to his departure from Ha
waii about two years ago to accept
a position with the New York H'ate
Board of Health, jClegg bad charge
of the' leper receiving station at Jo
libi where he conducted numerous ex
norinient in curative treatments for
leprosy awd Other diseases.
It was rumored yesterday that with
'lie . arrival of Clegg, The Queen's
HosHtal is likely to be reorgiinir.oil
along ,trictly' American lines, Alreaily
several Qermaua or Oernisn Aniuricaon
have left thf institution and Carl Dauo,
he bookkeeper, who has taken out
Ms first "papers is' reported to be on
be verge of severing his connection
! with tho boeplta).'
Advices -from Han Francisco' say that
he K ii solan ship Hhilka is to be nil. med
to depart from the Pacific Const for
Vladivostok with a fall enrgo uf pig
iron, although the ship was then tMI
under guard by police aud federal olB
cera. , t .
i ho Willka U the Rusiati ship which
vss reported to have taken ((MIHM in
old to a Pacific Coast port which was
'upposod to have been aeut by the
'tnlHliovikl government to the hid of t.
W. ". meu now wsitniL' trial ut CM
While the sailors of the fslilka ucre
n tho Pacific Coust port thy were lav
sh spenders of the Russian ronlilei.
i'helr iulthais were chiefly articles of
veai'iug.upparel which it is aoW almos
iiipodsilde to get in Vladivostok.
The Russian roubles were acceptel in
lie Psc'fic Coast city as having a value,
f ten cents- aluiiit forty rents lu.s
han thejr normal vnlu
Olio sailor bough twentv i;iirs of
. ,..1. .
vouieii's slims, 1. 1'iiUin' fur lu u pair
le ):.rH(jy vivV' Jl in'.Hussia fur
.'iff a I'luTr.' ' ' ' ,
the Allies look at it." he continued.
I I IT, TT -11 I . . , . 1 M . 1 1 .
I, Trn7 . 7 Vt, ' i on residing ia New Tork
.iri'lih f .tr'aaKMfr h"!!!d daughter who live, in Hankow,
iyf KW 1 i ?4 irvM'n ri addition Uf whom many other
the Central Po or, t . ty supplied with China. U addition to when, mai other
cattle, but the main thing, we want to 1 ".. u,." : k
v v -
ilum neu UldUg
Ne"s was received here yrwferday of
the dcntli of l.uke A sen Chana on Jan-
uury 8 in Shanghai, Chi as, at the age
n"B ironi v nina wnne qune a young
After closing up his general merchan
dise business in Hononlu, many years
ago. "he Went to firth KohaJa, Ha-a-aii,
where he f'med a partnership
with the late O. J. Akina nnder the
flrtn name of Akina eV Asen, which Ann
engaged in ennv planting at Niulri ,aad
rice caltrire'at Pololu.
Eocrulted Chinese I-abor
, During the daya of the late Hawaiian
monarchy, when labor ran short, he was
commissioned by the government to go
to China pnd recruit field hands there.
He made several trips id his home land
and engaged several thousand Chinese
for tho locnl sugar nelda.
' After retiring from active business,
Mr. Cbnng made hia home in Hono
lulu fot many years. During the Chi
eago World's Fair, which he visited,
he made a leisurely trip over the main
land and In 1907 removed to Shanghai,
China, Where he spent' the remaining
f ears of his long and active life. Dor
ng this time, however, he visited. Ho
nolulu, in 1912, to attend to soma pri
vate business which required his pres
ence here.
8t Ixamplo to Millions
' When revolution held sway in China
and the regime which had obtained for
thousands of years went under and a
republican form of government suc
ceeded it, Mr. Chang waa the first man
in the whole country to shed hia queue
and adopt Occidental dress. Ilia exam
ple was followed by those near and
dose him snd within a. short time, the
queue of time-immemorial usage bf
came a thing of the past.
- Mr.. Chang was a Christian of deep
convictions snd during his residence in
the Islands was a faithful church work
er. He m-e a member of i tho Proteet-
jant Episcopal Church ia Hawaii ainee
its inception. U s survived nv
Halsey Instructed -To ; Release
Men Cptaine4. ttr ,$ince:H
'11 December .
Three stowawavs, two Riimanlanf
and one Russian, who arrived here in
December last, on the Hhinyo laro
from Jjippa jani who were removet'
friDj b'st vessel by "the I'nited fHa.te
proiigri.Uoo authorities for detentior
oi the loal si a tion, have been ordered
releaseiV by the secretnry of labor at
Vi'ashinuto". D. C- The men will now
be free to remain in the United states
inst ns long. as they desire.
When the stowaways nrrived here
Kichari.l J Helrey, inspc-ctor in charge
of thr immigration station, immediate
ly Ordered their deportation. An sp
penl was forthwith lodged nnd the
(ivestion referred to the secretary ot
labor mho decided thnt the three men
wen- entitled to remain on Aoiencai
This is the first wsive of this nature
tlint has touched Honolulu since the
stif ting nNnormnl military situation in
knssis and Rumania developed. Tho
decision of the secretary1 of labor wns
wholly unexpected by Inspector Halsej
who fiitly anticipated that the men
would pn ordered, deported.
Ptis-'iblv the men will secure employ
ment in Honolulu, but it is presumed
by Wnlscy that their ultimate goal is
Sun rrrncisco. Tt was to that port t
men wlyhed to proceed when deaind
acre lout Decmlier. Thev are nithoui
funds, but Laving made friends her
rone of the men nt the moment are in
dire straits.
Speaking of the growing tendency on
the part of both Kiimnntnns and ltus
sinns to escnoe from their native lnndj
ti fyejgn soil. Mr- HaUey said yerter
day the war has been of such a char
actcr that It was quite bej-ond his pow
er to ma'te any iteuoite r'ntement e
tq what will be the conditions regard
ing immigration after the conflict is
ov e'.
Whether there will be a rush from
the devastated lan'ls to the United
Htates or other we'l developed eoun
tries or whether there will be n ten
dency on the part of men to remain
in their own land to take part in th
rejuvenation, Hnl-ev would not veiitur
to say definitely, but he was rntlier In
dined to the opinion that, manv would
strike out in search of their fortunes
in foreign lands.
l.lllll MIlMMlSXft snp
Heve-a! hundred Rnssinns and Rus
sian-Fiuns are unable to secure eiil
plovment on coastwise vessels bocaus-.'
the Russian consulate of San Francslco
refuse to issue the necessury certifj
cntes tu theqi. The consulate is prafl
ticslly out of business, late or rival-"
frnoi the Const snv, since an' funds are
l--i iii fiiriiishe I by the Bolsbeviki gov
An swr'-'l of tl'iOl) against Die Mat
i' vii- i ' n ' inn Chiiiihiii.v was ma le r
cently by tho federul coii't in Hes'tl"
lo Mrs. i.ouis Martin of that city as a
result of the fatal burns received by
. (.',' V. .
her sou. William Browu. ou Hip steenj
er jiyd);Nin lyii) wile . maViitg ra-
pairs lo the boilers of the ol.
iar. ana in ' - . . - ,
. . . , 7 . ! ' 1T1
Two ! SteamshSEnRoute To
San Francisco. Kusn to necua
and panger' Is'NdW past m);
irreen vn uniini lit II
Craft Is On H6r first Deep Sea
Voyage J Met Heavy Gales; Ex
tent qf Damage Unknpvyn v .
Walloaiag helplossly in the trough
ef the sea, . both engines stalled and ,'
partions of ker dark load going by tho
board with every smash. of tha waves.
;he motor ship Oregon. 17 daya out of ,
Haa Frane.isco: for .Honolulu, ' oar her ,,
maiden voyage, sent out distress signals
in the midst of the atonw.Ja toe otiny
innra vesterdav morning. 75 miles
from Koke) Hand. ' V '.
The President, of tha Faeifle Steam
hio Co.. and the Mstson boat I.urline,
,at nf which loft Honolulu Saturday
jrere rushad to the rescue, the Presi-
eat being the first to reach the ois-
ressed ship ad sending tn tne nrst
lennite news at two p. m. yesterday
o relieve the anxiety that followed the
receipt of .th distress signals at tha
'oeal radio1 station.
6Tot In Danger '
"No danger ' was the message mat
ame from, the President npoa her ar
ival alongside the motor ship. 'Two
tours later the Lurline, which .had tot '
et reached the scene, sent out word
hat it would tow the disabled motor- .
ihip into Jlonolulu.
Word was stilt locking last night as
to the exaet extent of the Oregon dam-
iges, but messages received intimate .
tint the loss of, most of itf. deck.ioaa is
he jrorst that happened.-. . '' i '
On account. pf the fact that the I.ur-.
Ine sailed without nssen.rers -' from
Xah.ului, while the President had a
ong passenger list, the formet will be
mployed to tow the snotorslnp to port,
irobsbly jWlth the 'assistance of the
"ug Intrepid wbleh "wfU "go out to
neet the Lurline tortay . ,'.-'
', Heavy 'weather which "still prevallo
ill probably make' the-towing of the ;
trernn a alow process, and shipping
men do not expect that it will arrive
Messages received at ' thA 'office of
Castle A Coolce' yesterday indicate that
he motor '-ship first became' stalled
iome time during tiFclday,. ", although
?apt. Kelson, who is ia command of
ereppesrs to have had hopes of recti
'ring the trouble, until (the pitch of tho
le reached 'its worst ' early Sunday
aorning, when his first signal were
lent out.'''-".', f.rr ":;. ..'- i
' The Oreeon-vsja shr4re deep sea
''yage.i--sVhei,lft Aaa. Fmcevtco, Jan
inry 2, with a cargo of 3000 totia, her
leekload believed to- bave consisted
nalnly of dirt'llat and gasoline drums.
he is ore of the- small ships yiat the
government is tskln? ovr ea fast aa
-hey are produced in.-Pneifle Coast
rards. Klie is being operated by the
ihipping bonrd nnder the Matsnn line,
' repines the Mat son .boat that have
Seen diverted to the Atlantic trnna
port'trtjdev ' . . '! '
AlthouL'h the Orceron haa never been
into this port, hf r' skipperl Cart.. Nel-
it i . . . . , I
Mn. js. eu innn-fr nrre, naving com
manded . the . HHunion. nnd , the B. P.
"itket. ' i j. v f
JMp M Jptnrrit ' ' i v.f
The experiment In motor,. ship con-
si ruction by the government foC war
exigencies una ueen accompaniea py
foreliodings on the, pert ef local ship
ping men.' The type of ship, which wns
selected because it lends itself readily
to rapid construction ia still more or
loss ef an exiiment which has been
indulged in mainly by Sweden. Shipa
of the type of the Oregon are to bo
lepended on ' mostly for 'the earrs-inn
of bulk ores, principally aitratca from
Chile. V ( .'. i-.. ;
The gnle which cam from the South ;
Paturdaj- afternoon-cmussil nvuch eon
fusion fn Honolulu harbo. where s'lfps
that were sailing hftd difficulty In' get
ing headed out jiroperty it Jhe stream,
hut, aside from the Oregon; tliero hss
'men no report of 'a'eriona damnge,'. It
's still In doubt whether, the acc.iiient
to the engine was the result' ef the
storm or whether it merely' Intensified
the' troubles of the unfortu'nnte ahip.
The last of several messajre received
it the offices of Castle Cooke sta.tet
fhst the T.ui line would get andof way
with thc dlsnblod Oregon at nine thirty
When tlie'jynliig nngel of Amer
ican pntciotUui iisins to set driwa Ha
vaii 's shr.re in the. jwuservatUn pf war ,
required prodnrta AlfToi IV. Csjt -V, bf
the Pntker Rnluch on "Haw nil will bo
credited r. itli'1000 acres of corn raireJ
by women. .i ir j -. ,.
More than half of t(iN lonl'tnat has
besn di vert rd to corn, lnlhn fare of
more alluring prospects for the sama
ucrengo of. rune, is ny ri eing . nnd
ucaily ready for good', old Roulieril
"Co'n Cakes" mid ,'f.C'n Pwad, to;
reiijarv wlu-ut bread, accor 1'ti.g t ILl '
Not i nly thnt, but the Parker1 Rinvh
ill produce this yenr 100 acres of po-.
latoes, in ace r(tne with the epp 'al.
of the fe.'e:ul foml eomn'slon. i
The hijh Wnlmca p'ain, , o- w' iH
the j-.ir'ii is thrlviug O'l U.ivisii, i bet
ter a'apted to fh:it prodiirt than mii"W
nf tlie soil of (ft her MnndM.1 but Mr,
C::rti-r believes that till t xperilm ' lias
provrn that rofn Ta'slnrt fit he minis
a mccess on tM's-1' tr a e n di'e'sj'ilo
cstuit. He is uti1iVn; f ma e h)tr
f,.- il.'s .ip-lo of e- r'.'itiitio t In
oriKr (hat the MieawUl llit h?ve ti b
iakeu aay from other rcr (('!' ih
I hey hi indi'i oiiKnWc, J .-'.- '
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