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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, February 08, 1918, Image 8

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Has Proviso That
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Whether It
Frilrr.il, war-time prohibition lor Hawaii, with a provision
'wherchy the voters of the Territory may decide whether or not to
" permit the law to remain in force after it has heen given a fair trial
and in case the war lias been ov er for at least six monfhs. is pro
vided for in a bill introduced into the senate yesterday by Senator
Motrin Sheppard of Texas.
The bill is short but comprehensive, if it follows the line of
one received by mail by the Anti-Saloon League from Dr. . V
W'adman, which he said would soon be before congress. It is taken
for granted that the bill is as drafted, the report concerning its in
roduction so intimating.
It provides for the prohibition of the sale, manufacture, giving
' .away, inijortation, exportation and transportation of all intoxicat-
rng liquors, excepting for sacramental, scientific, mechanical and
' medicinal uses. Rules for regulating such uses are to be drawn up
, ly the territorial legislature, presumably at af special session after
July 1, at which date, if the bill passes, it will go into effect.
' The text of the draft as received in Honolulu is:
Piatt Cooke Has
When Shell Bursts
; Honolulu Boy Driving Ambulance
" , In France Disappears In Cloud
' at Dust and Smoke But
Emerges Unhurt Now In Avi
ation Corps
.!;.' A Irivid inciJent of war life in France
, which has just reached Honolulu by
t .' totter - concerns two Honolulu bovs
wi have gone abroad to do what they
' . eauld ia the great struggle. One of
thank, irasl Benjamin Henderson, former
" ly a angar chemist at Kahuku and Aiea,
who ia now in the ambulance service
, near the front.
.- A letter received from him tells of
' ' aa evening in Paris, where he was wait
- ing for bis assignment to Hie ambulance
division where his service was to be.
''vHtttn quartered with a young Ameri
can driver who was back from the
front on leave. The near acquaintance
; .. waa telling him of some of the dau
, (rarous experiences he had known or
.' necn.
' A few days before, he said, he had
'.'beai ia a supply "pure" near the
, .front where a, number of trucks were
: unloading material. Shells were drop
" Piag much too near the pare for com
fort, , i Ona large "cammion," a five-ton
track, was just entering the pare when
'a ahell exploded so clone that the cam
' mioa was entirely hidden in a cloud of
duat. "I never expected to nee it come
, through that curtain of dust ", the
Tonagmao said. "I thought of course
' ! "th tfuek waa hit and the driver killed.
r bat ia a moment they came rolling on
Cookey sun 't even touched."
-iuj Cookev who!" asked Henderson.
W l'hy, Piatt Cooke of Honolulu,"
retnroed the other. "Do von know
" - "JJot yet, but I'm going to." said
' Hn4araon, and as young Cooke ns
'-,) Paria, a few night after that the
t two Honolulu boys spent the evening
If together taking in the sight.
; At that time JMatt Cooke, son of
.. J. P,) Cooke.s was driving a five ton
t truest handling a five ton load each
trip. Wnce thnt time he ha trans-
ferred to the aviation corps, and
I doubtless flying by this time.
There wa at one time some criticism
' Talced bv one who tbouirht thnt th--
boys ef Honolulu who went into service
B ambulance and truck drivers were
' dodpinr the real dnnoers of nur. but
It would not seem so if experiences like
, flatt Cook a 's are everyday affairs to
them, and there is no reason to suppose
' tbev r not.
'-, Henderson was ill upon his fimt ar
" rlrnl in Pari and wa confined to n
hospital for n time, but hn now re
covered and has been given an nmbn
la nee and sent Into service clone to th
. front. ...
A Boon to
Systcs Builder
Mild Liver Tonic and laxative
Fin KMney and Bladder Remedy
Kemarkthla blood Cleanser
Cans KWuu u4 Maloul Ail mil
ft 00 Iannis a sv 00
.III tiul riMllltillull
Xtores. IU N ll..i'NH. Aiieul
KeSaollle Rii'l Kins XI.
Voters of Territory
Fair Trial, If War
Six Months,
Shall Stand
"To prohibit the MlUnj, manufac
turing, and Importing of intoxicating
liquors In th Territory of Hawaii an
1ms the qualified lectori thereof ap
peal the provision- hereof.
"That from on aad after the Irst of
July, nineteen eighteen, daring the
period of the war, and thereafter, ex
cept as herein provided, It haH be on
lawful ia the Territory of Hawaii to
veil, give away, aunafaturv transport .
import, or export intoxicating liquor,
except for mechanical, jioiaatiie, eacrt
mental, and medicinal purposes under
proper regulation by the legislature oi
said Territory, and any person violat
ing the provisions hereof shall be finer
in a sum not exceeding five hundred
dollars or imprisoned for a period of
not longer than one year, or both: Pro
vided, that at any general election of
Hawaii held within five years after
January first, nineteen twenty or, if the
war continues beyond such date, si
months after the conclusion of peace
the repeal ef this Act may, upon pe
tit ion of not less than twenty per een
tnm of the qualified electors of said
Territory at the last general election
be submitted to a vote of the qualified
electors of said Territory, and If '
majority of all of the qualified elector
thereof voting npnn such question shal
vote to repesl this Act it shall there
after not be in force and effect; other
wise it shall be in full force And ef
"Bee. t. That the said petition shal'
be addressed to and filed with the sec
retary of the Territory at least twr
month before the election at whiah tht
question is to be voted upon, and thi
person obtaining any signatures to
such petition shajl make affidavit tha'
he witnessed the siirning of the same
and believes the address nf each peti
tinner affixed to his name is the tnif
address of such petitioner: Such else
tion shall be conducted under the law
of the Territory provided for genera'
Local Agitation 6rowlng
The local agitation for federal pru
hibition is growing, especially union;,
the Orientals.
Yesterday The Advertiser receive
some vigorous objections to the promt
pence given iu thin paper to the and
prohibition resolution panned by th-Japanese-American
Citizen' Assoei.
tion. The resolution came from a bod'
that ha only eighty nix members in alt
it w as pointed out. while there are se .
rral hundred Japanese men and youth
of voting age or near voting age ii
Ilnuaii. Out of the total mcuiliershii
' only twelve were present at the mee'
ing which panned the resolution, Htiil
the constitution provide that fifteei
at least must he present to form .
pp-xnim. At thi irregular meetin;
neither the president nor the vice pre1
iuenl was present.
So much for the nnti prohibition reso
lutinn. which wu handed to the mee
inn, it is reorted. bv the levil ai
viser of the I.iqunr Dealer' "issoeia
Japanese in Favor
Much more representative of .Ta,
anew opinion, it is derlnrcd, was th'
resolution passed on Sunday evenin;
at a meeting oflBthe Japanese Temper
snce Societr, assemblel in the Missio"
Meinnriul Hall. This sooetv has n
membership of five hundred, of whom
mure than four hundred voted for th
resolution urging congress to pass i
I rotiibmou law for lluwini
According to Rev. T. Okumurn. thi
representative ,Taranee of Hawaii arc
in favor of prohibition.
T"d;i", :it thi ufternoon's session of
the Kor.'Hu National Hociety. in aunu
(onventioti. a prohibition resolution wil
'e presented slid votejl upon. Tbl'
oliition follows eloselv the line n'
"e petition addressed to the I'reslden'
y'V the chamber of coinmeri -e and th'
other eonnnercial ort;aiiiation.
Tire iv In, h burned u hole in the roof
f a Ii'.iitv Hip Kapahulu lioud, Moi
''i'i. cave hei.-ral citv fire trucks a
ipy r"-i ni iime o'clock last night. The
! l-clonir to h Kow, owner of the
-I.-.,, i:i.-,.rv stom, and it was dam-
t.i 'tie e-tent of about IIOO. The
"ncinc from No. 3 company, the hose
'in k f'om 'o U and the chemical from
I he central fire station responded.
I u 1 1 rini mi inn nnni i;v l?r
hlH A N H I HfllH r
Ll Ullll IIIU UUllll
Widow Thinks Husband Did Not
Intend To Fire Shot
Which Took His Life
Whether Jfihn Burlto, Kukui Btreet,
I intentionally cniniiiitted suicide yester
day morning or whether a practical
joke which he was playing on his wife,
ended In a tragedy, i an open question
in the mind nf the police ami su in
vestigstion i being made into the cir
cumstance of the shooting. So fnr all
of the evidence point to the theory
that the shot ws fired by accident.
While Mr. Burke wa preparing
breakfast hc chanced to look at her
husband and saw him with the point
of a pitol in hi mouth. Hhe called to
him excitedly and the explosion fol
lowed which gave Hurke his death
wound. A few minutes before, Burke
had told his wife that if she would
leave the house for a few minute she
would find a surprise when she re
"We are always playing together,"
aid Mr. Burke, "and I cannot see
any reason why he should hava wished
to kill himself. He seemed in the best
of spirit and seemed in the mood for
a joke hen lie proposed that I step
outside for a few minute. While 1
was gone he took the pistol from the
trunk, Slid I believe that he only want
ed to frighten me by putting the thing
in his mouth."
Hurke, who was a laborer, wa part
The Toyo Kisen Kaisha Steamship
Company, after going over the coal
situation, has finally decided to test
the expense of running their vessel
with oil for fuel, to see if it would be
?hearer to operate their vessels with
oil tihan coal.
Ho far, only one steamer owned by
that concern has been fitted with an
oil burner, this having been placed on
board while the vessel was last in San
Francisco harbor. This vessel is the
Korea Maru, which is now on her way
to the Orient, having left here a wees
-The round-trip of the Korea to the
Orient and thence back to the main
land with the new oil burner, oil being
used for fuel, is expected to prove the
issue to the satisfaction of the Toyo
Kisen Kaisha people, one way or the
Wan Arrested With Drug Made
- Big Bank Deposits
The rich reward thnt await traf
Ackers in cocaine in the port of Hono
lulu were shown yesterday when .lose
Uias came ashore from the engine room
if the H. S. President with V25 rti
'urrency in his wallet and three bottles
if the drug, whirh ure estimated to
'e worth $3011 in Honolulu. After the
nan was arrested by I'nited States
Marshul Hniiddv he showed a bank
took which nhoweil deposits of several
'housand dollurs in u Vancouver bank.
He said he had piiriliiised the. drug in
Vancouver at 4ll per bottle. He wil1
be charged in federal court with at
tempting to smuggle cocaine into Mono
lulu. He was first stopped on the
wharf by Customs Inspector Krunk
. .
The cutting dou of piiscnger triive
luring the war has t-uusM everal ship
ling concerns to reduce the number o
stewards employed by them to worl
iu their vessels. :i. curd i nc to advice
'reived from the initittlund venterdny
The tiorts say that in :i recent ex
minutioi of the nelfnte of the sea
ssen in poijs in ditTeiciit section o'
'he mainland, the ArncricHu Keajnen'
riend Society il. -co crcd that number
f stewards were o t of join, the maj
nity of them liHvmi; I u put out o
heir places on lion'd ti. -te.imers.
Kather than tal c u .., iMin us fire
nin, a more nrduous nnd profitin
'ank the steward luor 1 1 y lef
he sea and arc now securing portion
s a r""'ilt of two icnarnte fires re
eeutly discovered aboard the Nor
(liii inotorship Seliinilia while the'
sel l"v nt lo r berth in Sun Fran
iaco, t-tglitei-n stci i-iloies hnve been
nested, und linted Stntes custom
tlctiils me ninlio!; nn iunuirv into tin
natter, to usccrtiiiu tvlm set tire to the
lletcdixcs i n est igat i 111,' the MfTlli'
IV that had it not been for the quick
ess with v-t'ich the new Iv installed
in vol guard discover. 1 mid extinguish
I the tire the Selnuiliu would have
tiled to destruction.
It i said that tin arrested stevedore
hit loading freight cargo on board
ship shor'lv In-fore the fires were
iscoviriit Thev are being held by
he nuthuriticB pending further invest
Citizens Association
Adopt H Resolutions Protesting
Against" 'Ban On Sake Or.
Ground It Would Cause Great
Suffering Among Nipponese
The Japanese American Citir.ens' A
oeintion of Hawaii, one of the large.
Japanese organisations in the Termor
whicu comprises nearly the entire Am
erican citir.enship of dapanese birth ii
the Islands passed strong lesohition
opposing prohibition without a vote oi
the (pieetion at its meeting this week
This action fellows that taken at :
recent meeting of a leaner .la pa lie,
body, the Hawaiian Temperance So.i
ety, which adopted ieolutions nigi")
that the federal government order pro
hibition in Hawaii for the period n
the nr. The resolutions of both organi
xation have been forwarded to I'resi
dent Wilson.
The resolutiona of the .Inpnnese Am
erican Citizens' Association are a fol
Tne Resolutions
"Whereas, the question of the prohi
bition nf nil alcoholic drinhs is liein
agitated in the Territory of Hawaii
"Whereas, certain association havi
etitioiied the President of the I 'nit
ed State to take action to prohibit th.
nje of nil intoxicating liquors throng'
out the Territory; now; therefore.
" Be it resolved, thnt we. the .Ia
nnese Vmerienn Citizens' Association o
Hawaii, comprising nearly the entir
American citizenship of Japanese birt1
residing in said Territory, iu meetin.
assembled declare as follow:
"We believe in the democratic fort
of government to wit; government li
the people and for the people by th
rule of majority:
"We believe thnt no legislation di
criminating aeainst citizens of a com
munity, should be enforced unless i
has the majority of the people support
ing it:
Tor Homo Kale
"We believe in the doctrine of horn.
rule and the right of the people o'
each State or Territory to govern it
internal affair;
"We protest against sumptuary lejr
islntion prohibiting the sale of saki
within the Territory of Hawaii, on thi
ground that same would cause gren
suffering among rhe Japanese iwipula
tion, especially the laborers, who com
prise more than half the population o
Hawaii ;
' ' We claim that it is a well known fac
that the use of ake by plantation la
borer i the best and mnt economic
stimulant they could use in order to car
rv on their hnrd work untler the heat o'
the tropic sun. nnd we believe the manu
facture of sake can be so regulate
that only a sufficient quantity shall bi
manufactured to provide for the ac
tunl need of nch laborers, and tha
thi manufacture of sake can be regn
lated and controlled by the proper an
Sake Essential
"We claim that the Japanese mcc
especially laborers, nre accustomed f
the use of sake n n food and it
deprivation would work a hardship, n
well o injuring Aeir health as ther
nothing to take its place snd ntati
Hr show thnt the use nf "U iv f
lapanese laborers ha rarelv. if eve
been the cause nf crime. The nlcohoM
'ngredient in sake is very low nnd k
is not being ued as an alcoholic drin'
but a n food.
"We believe in taking this stand w
re assisting the siitrar indnstrv of th
Territorv of Hawaii bv preventing th
laborers li-i n deprived of their nere
nrv stimulant.
"We have explicit confidence in th
''icn.1 Honor license boards of the Ter
'itorv of Hawaii, being composed o
representative business men servin.
ithout nav and hsving the interest
nf the Territorv of Hawaii lit hear"
nnd we believe that thev should h'
'eft in absolue control of the liquo
situation in the Territorv. for in th
inst thev have shown etieiencv am
-nmoetencv in handling all of its man"
.hases: nnd
"Re it further resolved, that oil
association forward copies of this res 1
'ution nnd declaration to his Kxcellenc
Wooilro-.- Wilson. President of the I'n
ed Stntes. Honorable Knlnninnnnle
lir Iele(rnte to Conifess. an.' tn II
everl l.ofi'.'s of liquor commissioner
iMnn tV'rt Territorv.
Does Sleep Fail
to Refresh You?
Kiilney troubbs are very com mo i in
ur nm..!r',i furtly because of the
mericnn habit vi making a coiiinue.'
ush of either work r plesm re I
ives the system, especially he kil
icys, no time to rerov.tr. 'Vhen th
idneys are wesk you ar - iikely to fee'
II tired out und nervous, and to iMiffe
ackaihe, bea-lu. he, diiy spells, sharp
nrting pains atul orinsrv irrgti
ritien. The kiduevs need help. I'se
)oan'a Haikaihe Kidney P. lis. Thou
and recun, men. I them for just such
"When Your Hack is I. ame Kemem
er the Niimr." (Don't simply link fo'
I kidnev remedy -ank distinctly for
loan's Hack'ulie Kidney Pills and lake
i other i. lloan's Backache Ki'lnev
'ills are sil I t.v i.ll druggists U'd Htoe
eepers, or will be mailed on receipt of
rice bv the Hollister Drug Co., or
tenson Sinilh k Co., agent for tin
,iu.. uuuii Irflan'da ( Advert ibeuient,
po urn
Three Runners Here For Satur
day's Ten-Mile Grind From '
Shafter To Moiliili
Ililo has invaded Honolulu again
Not satisfied with winning the Inurels
in the rccenhsasjMeano Tlilo marntlioii
-elay rsee, the Big Island capital ha
.ent three representative, to Honolu
i . i j i. a
111 10 oearn rne non in nis oen sno
make nil attempt at lifting local
honor. '"":r-
rtiu ur- Milva. while on Hawaii on an opium
Andrew P. Helbnsh. F.van B. CotftlrR,(. rP(.(.ivpll bv K.fulpt th full
ind John M. Cabrinhn, three Hilo long 'story of a twenty eight foot whale that
listnnce runners, arrived in the Mauna
'ea yesterday from Hawaii to train
for the big ten-mile race next 8ntur
lay here. They were hardly off the
.teamer when they took to the road
ind ran from Fort Hhafter to Moiliili
?ield. the trio taking a few turns there
iround the track.
Helbtiah reached Moiliili about two
nindred yards ahead of Costa. Cah
inha gave up at Houth Street. He is
tot a good sailormon and the trip up
'rom Hilo unsteadied his leg a good
leal. On the return the runner were
..holographed by the The Advertiser
llloltes Good Runners
The Hilo boys have been extended the
ourtesies of the Y. M. C. A., the Army
ind Navy Y. M. C. A. nnd the Pan
aeific Club. They were out at Wnikiki
yesterday afternoon with Joe Htiekney.
vhere they had their first experience
n a surfboard.
lbclhunh is captain of. the Kilauea
-eniors. winners of the Hilo marathon
elay. He ran the second lap, receiv
ng Pele's message from Macbado, who
isde the more than five miles from the
'oleano House in 0:29:05, and passed
t on to the third Kilauea Senior man
f the victorious team. Helhush 'a lap
van made in 0:29:57. Costa, who ran
he second to the last lap, probably
he hardest of the whole distance, made
t in 0:.tl:10. Cabrinhn was a mem
er of the Kilauea team, which finish
d fifth in the historic rare. He made
ii lap in 0:37:19.
Things are stirring in local running
irrles and the main race and other
vents at Moiliili Field next Setunlav
vill undoubtedly draw out a b!g crow.i.
Referring to the Hilo runners the
'oat-Herald of Hilo of last Mon.lav I
iad the following to any:
Ilk Dope on Boys
"Evan B. Costa and John Cabrinhn.
wo Hilo long-distance runners, will
eave this afternoon for Honolulu to
e ready for the big ten-mile rare next
Saturday. Costa was the winner in
lie shoe nice between the Hilo boy
nd the national guard nt the 191(1
fourth of .tulv race in Hilo, and he was
I so with the winner in the Kilauea
Iilo relav race, having the run from
Ten-Mile to Five Mile. John Cab-I
inha ran with the Junior in the Vol- j
-sno Hilo race, nnd has established
ither records for himself in Hilo. Pearl
. Helbush will leave Friday for Hono
ulu, making three Hilo runners for the
ig raci Sat urdr y. '
The Hilo Triliune of last Saturdny
iad the following:
"Two Hilo longdistance runners will
eave for Honolulu on Mondav next in
rder to take part in the ten mile race
hat is to l.e pulled orT in tie
City on Snttirdav, February !.
Capitol I
J. Cnb '
inha and K. B. Costa are the ehonen
nen anil they tire expected to give A
;ood account of t henisclves in the
vent, which is really n championship
me for the distance.
"A. P. Helbush, Hilo' well known
unner. who is probably one of the
best iu the Islands over a ten mile
nurse, may possibly iniilie the trip to
lonolulu. It all depends upon hi gat
ing leave of absence from the local in
ernal revenue ..ftice, where he i em
doyeil. If permission to go to lfono
ulu can be procured. Helliush v ill leave
m Next Friday 's Mauna Kea. This
vould mean that he would arrive in
lonolulu on Saturday morning, nnd
ret into the race right aw By, and then
urn around and cnt. h the ateauier back
o Hilo thnt afternoon.
"With Helbush in the rnce the
liances of Hilo would look very bright)
"or it is realized that he can step it
ith the best ten milers of the day.
The three men mentioned have been
mining and they are in good condition
or the race."
letting Track Ready
surveyor w ill get to work today, nt
Moiliili Field laving out the truck nnd
it is believed that they will be able
o line out a ipiarter mile course wlth
n the boundaries of the big field. The
en mile run Mill start at two o'clock
ext Saturday afternoon from Fort
hsfter. The distance to Moiliili in
calculated at bet ween four and four and 1
halt' miles. The more than hulf of (
be ten miles will lie run around the ,
rack at Moiliili Field. j
The entries foi all the Saturday '
vents will be announced probably to
nor'i.w. There is a certainty that ther '
.ill be it great number of runners in
ill the events j
"I had just an hour before the I
Milium Ken Ii ft Ililo Monday alter j
noon to gel ready and aboard," said
'iiptaiu Helbush yesterdav, " I'ecmis
siou for my coining wun ojiily obtained ,
it the last moment. I'm glud though)
hill I "as uiveii the chance. Macbado
may possibly get here 8utunluy, if
ie can make it hut I have my doubts
We would all like to hae Carter come
down. I.ui his work will not allow of it
at I his I ime. ' ' I
CHICAGO, Jununrv 4 -Resignation
of Charles O. Williams, for thirty years!
secretary of the Chicago National
League baseball club, was announced
today by President Charles Weegham.
He will be succeeded by Walter Craig
head, a brother iu luw of Weegham.
Deputy Marshal Silva
Ci.... I. Tlt. 11
oiuiy duck nun niiu
Tells How Shark Followed Whale
and Both Were Captured
By Japanese
l.oui K. Hilvn, deputy I'nited States
marshal returned from Ililo Tuesday
wiiii r nsn story tnat he gins "once
!,.,,,, ft ite u, ha,
: .. . .
n limn Ihuro . 1 ' . . V. - ,L.
jwitli the news that they both died and
; earned money for fheir raptors ever
"ow 'emg exhibited nt the old In
ter isinnd pier in Milo and of a huge
shark that ha been cut up into enoueh
steak to supply the tables of nil the
.Ispanese of the reirion.
"The report that I heard of the way
in which these two were captured is
interesting, if true," said Hilva. "The
whale, it was said, had mnde for shore
wheu the big shark pursued him, and
wan wallowing in shallow water when
the fishermen found him sn.l succeeded
in putting a hook in him.
'They noticed that the big shark
wns churning the water nearby, and
purposely towed the whale into deei
water again lis a bnit for the shark.
Thi plan was successful and the flsb
ermen succeeded in spearing and get
ting n line to the shark a well. Ho
that when thev came in they were
toning the two of them."
The two big specimens were exhibit
ed in Hilo bv their raptors at twenty
live cents per person. It is the second
largest whale thnt has ever been caught
nt Ililo. in spite of the fact that It if
only an Infant.
Army Aviator Expects To Fl
Soon To Maui, Kauai and Pos
sibly Hawaii In His Army Sea
plane The first lnter-island flight in
Hawaii la to be made within a
few weeks by Major Harold M.
Clark, the army aviator, accord
big to aa announcement nude f ea
terdajr. Major Clark proposes to fly
from Honolulu to Maul and to
Kauai certainly, and probably to
The flights will not take place,
however, until after Major Olark
visits the other islands and sal seta
"landing" places. He expects to
make his tour of inspection for
this purpose soon.
It takes an Inter-Island steam
er six hours to negotiate the dis
tance between Honolulu and Ltv
halna. Major Clark will probably
make the trip In a little oyer an
hour, flying at the rate of about
ninety miles, i
Hilo la 190 miles from Honolu
lu by steamer, but as the sea
plane flies the distance is shorter,
and it Is estimated that It will
take the major not more than two
and a half hours to make it, as
against the best travel time of
eight or nine hours made by the
Great Northern.
The seaplane used by Major
Clark, which 1 one of the best
the army produces, can easily
fly the channels. However, it
must alight on the water, and
there must be either a proper land
ing stage or a fine, smooth beach
for it to glide up on.
Department ol Labor Announce-!
Quota of States In Reserve
As the result of n three weeks' cam
paign for a voluntary shipbuilding re
serve of 250,00(1 men. quotas liavi
been assigned to each State by the de
pertinent of labor, says the Daily Jour
nal of Commerce of January 2S.
Men (ruined for shipbuilding work
who are at present not employed in
their trade, have been requested to en
io'I in the voluntary reserve. They
will not l.e foii-ed to sacrifice any in
dependence of action, but wilt merely,
be listed as eligible lo government em
ployuieiit iu their respective capacities
When their service are desired, a place
will be made for them in the govern
nient shipyards, at which time those
who huve enrolled that nre needed will
be notified, and the positions will be
given to them in preference to nil
The ouotas thus far arranged in
elude the following allotments from
each Slate: California. II. Kill; Ore
gnu, :i2u; Washington, .V.HH', ; Nevada,
itNti; I'tuh. hiliU; Aii.oua, HNS; New
Mexico, ll''s: Colorado, :t.-,20; Wynm
ing. iiH: Idaho. IliJI: Montana, l.riM:i;
Texas, I7,0L':(; Nebraska, 1100, Iowa,
PARIS, February .1 (Associated
Press )- Jamen J. Shannon, an Amer! !
can portrait painter, ha been elected
a foreign associate mouther of the S
clity o' I'i ne Arts.
Complaint That Signals of Dis
tress Were Ignored Loud
ly Discussed
The rrrmplatnt made Tuesday by the
mate of, the disabled bark Retriever
thst signals' of distress displayed ay
the vessel were Ignored by the captains
of three vessels, supposed to belong
to the Inter Island fleet, that passed
near enoagh to see them, was tile prin
cipal topic of discussion along the
waterfront yesterday.
Although it was stated Tuesday night
'hat an investigation waa to be con
lucted by the federal authorities, to
whnm the eomplaiat was made, there
were no developments divulged from
Ihst quarter yestevday.
Neither was anything done by the
Inter Island superintendent yesterday,
o far as conld be learned, Superia
endent William A. McKay, who said
Tuesday night that he would make an
investigation, replied yesterday te ques
tion that "nothing has been done,
ind no reports from aay of the later
Islands vessels have been made of their
lighting the signals of the Retriever.
"The vessels of the Inter-Island
service," he added, "have not all re
ported at this port since the complaint
aa mode, and nothing ean be done na
il the captains make their reports,
lowever, so far as we are eonceraed,
e hnve nothing to do with what hap
peaed to the Retriever."
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Kohala Sugar Company
Wablawa Water Company, Ltd.
Fulton Iron Works, of St. Louis
Babcock : Wileoa Company
Green's Fuel Eeonomiier Company
(.'has. C. Moore A Co., Engineers
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have been successful" Thos. F.
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