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FEBRUARY 1$, 1918.
A Proclamation
MAN1 A itietiat4 contributed to create the
nettsfitjrof iore intensive effort on the
" ' ... part of otif people to ave food in order that we
may supfy our assot bates in the war with the sus
tenance vitally ihe&Ji.ry to them in these days of
privatiori and'. irYest. . The reduced productivity
of Europe because of the large diversion of man
power to the war, the partial failure of harvests,
and the elimination of the more distant markets
for foodstuffs through the destruction of shipping
places the burden of their subsistence very largely
on our shoulders.'
The Food Administration has formulated sug
gestions which, if followed, will enable us to meet
this great responsibility, without any real incon
venience on our part.
In order that we may reduce our consumption of
i' ' wheat and wheat products by thirty percent a
reduction imperatively necessary to provide the
,' " ' supply for overseas wholesales, jobbers and re
tailers should purchase and resell to their custom
ers only seventy percent of the amounts used in
1917. All manufacturers of alimentary pastes, bis
; cuits, crackers, pastry and breakfast cereals should
'';. reduce their purchases and consumption of wheat
and wheat Hour to seventy percent of their 1917
, requirements, and all bakers of bread and rolls to
- ' eighty percent of their current requirements. Con
'.v; sumers should reduce their purchases of wheat
products for home preparation to at most seventy
7 percent of those of last year, or, when buying
iread, should purchase mixed cereal breads from
, the bakers.
, To provide sufficient cereal food, homes, public
eating places, dealers and manufacturers should
substitute potatoes, vegetables, corn, barley, oats,
V and rice products, and the mixed cereal bread and
other products of the bakers which contain an
admixture of other cereals.
In order that consumption may be restricted to
.. . ' this extent, Mondays and Wednesdays should be
! observed as wheatless days each week, and one
meal each day should be observed as a wheatless
. V. meal.
In both homes and public eating places, in order
to reduce the consumption of beef, pork and sheep
products. Tuesday should be observed as meatless
day in each week, one meatless meal should be
observed in each day; while, in addition, Saturday
in each week should further be observed as a day
"..'' upon which there should be no consumption of
pork -products.
A continued economy in the use of sugar will
''' be necessary until later in the year.
, :v ' The maintenance of the health and strength of
.'. our fwn people, is vitally necessary at this time,
and there should be no dangerous restriction of
' the food supply; but the elimination of every sort
of waste and the substitution of other commodities
; ; . of which we have more abundant supplies for
those which we need to save, will in no way impair
the strength of our people and will enable us to
. ; meet one of the most pressing obligations of the
I, therefore, in the national interest, take the
liberty of calling upon every loyal American to
take fully to heart the suggestions which are being
circulated by the Food Administration and of beg
A SVS tnat they be followed. I am confident that
the great body of our women who have labored
; ao loyally in cooperation with the Food Adminis
, , tration for the success of food conservation will
... strengthen their efforts and will take it as a part
of their burden in this period of national service
to see that the above suggestions are observed
; - throughout the land.
. Vv The White House, January 18, 1918.
I :0:
Easy Figuring
v' ' T'll'-RK are many who dodge mathematics.
. ', saying- "I have im liead for figures". Here
-'C pre a few problems connected with simple aritli
';' Tjnetic which o not require expertness in figures:
' In 1917, this conntrv spent a billion dollars for
.'. pleasure cars, nothing uorth mentioning for ma-
thine guns; (icrmany spent a billion for machine
. '.'guns and nothing for pleasure cars; which is the
more in earnest about war, and best fitted to win
it? This c luntry has the wealth and luxury; they
have the weapons.
,' . The tot. ' wages on an American ship of a cer
tain size, under the I.a Follette law, was found to
be $2150 a month, while on a British ship of the
tame size the total was $Uo5 ; on a Japanese ship
' $975 ; w hen we get down to hard-pan after the
war, which will get the job of carrying the world's
. .tonnage at competition prices? Also, of what use
. to a worker is a high wage scale with no job?
' .' The holder of alien property who is refusing to
turn it o er to the custodian appointed by the ad-
; ministration should not be parleyed with. What
I lie refuses to turn over should be taken away from
- hint ami he, himself, oiilit t" be interned ii an
t line
' alien or prosecuted il .1 iilirn It is llipli
that 'those who retire to obey the law and
"imagine that (icrmans -till li.ie any of the
' cial privileges thc heretofore 1 laimed si
' ;, J.ie taught a sharp less, .n l.oal citizens are
vVlintr tniuhtv sick of tin the enemies ot
i' cause are being babied It is not going too far
jto Sllgger' to the amlioiiiu- that some of these
'days the natural indignation ol the community
v will reach tl.' boiling point ami the effect of tar
and feathers a rope will be tried out. We arc
., ' Jit war, not playing tuldli ili u ink.
After War Business
ALRFRT HA l.l.I X. the greatest organizer and
financier in ( icrmany, wrote early last De
cember to Privy Councillor von Rathenau warning
hini that the entrance of America into the war
spells disaster to the cause of the Central Powers
rrespecti c of whether (icrmany wins or loses on
'.he held of battle.
In terse phrases Rallm recited that "our people
l.ave little or no knowledge of the American char
acter. The Americans are the most idealistic na
tion on 1 1 i - face ol the earth. They would not
haxc, entered the lists as our foes had they had
any doubt as to the justice of their cause. It is
nonse14.se to assert that they have been influenced
I y ( ireat I'ritain".
Before the w ar ( iermany depended largely on
Cireat Britain, especially on England's' tropical
colonies for her raw materials. Unless, when peace
comes, she can resume hex trade in these markets
it will take mure thau one generation to rehabili
tate her fallen fortunes. "I realize as never be
fore", says Ballin, "that all the increase is our
wealth, all the success which attended our enter
prises in the years before the war were owing to
our commercial intercourse with the British Ktn
i .ire. Iler home ports, her dominions and colonies
were freely opened to our shippers and traders.
"All I say is, that whether we beat her or she
beats us. the consequences will be the same dis
aster for our overseas trade if Cireat Britain so
wills it." And he further says that (ierman fright
tulness has sU alienated the respect of all mankind
that even the conditions imposed by a victor, as
suming that it is withm the grounds of possibility
that his own country may yet win the war. even
if the Huns secure free entry of their goods into
'he world markets, cannot compel that confidence
which is the basis of successful trade.
The chamber of commerce of the United States
has just passed resolutions which leave no doubt
as to what the attitude of our own businessmen
:s going to be. I he Kaiser has gone to great
lengths to impress it upon the world that there is
no honor in a Herman promise, and that "(lood
Faith''., in business, or in diplomacy, is a relative
term only, 4o be interpreted as the seeming "neces
sity" from the ( ierman angle demands.
The Teuton traders cannot go ahead, after war.
on the old basis of dealing with an unenlightened
business constituency. All the world has learned
:o distrust them and it is that universal distrust
'hat is going to undo whatever military success
the "mailed fist" of their ruler is able to wrest
from the allies.
Camouflage Trading
A significant phase of the war situation is that
practically all the (ierman traders and plant
ers who were driven out of India, Australia, the
Philippines, China, Japan and other Oriental lands
; s "alien enemies" have, in obedience to instruc
tions from Berlin, made no attempt to return to
Cerniany. By the hundreds these have retired to
'he Dutch Fast Indies, there to await the end of
the conflict and be ready to commence the cam
paign to again establish (ierman trade relation--liips
throughout the Orient.
1 1 the Huns were content, as other nations are,
to devote themselves to commerce pure and sim
ple there would be little cause to pay close atten
tion to their after-the-war (dans. However, every
one now knows that wherever the (ierman mer
chant Hag goes, legitimate trade is only camou
flage Scratch a Hun trader and one finds a Pan
(ieriuauic apostle whose true ideal is to extend
the rule of the Kaiser and his "super-men" over
;.ll the earth.
I he longer the war lasts the less likelihood will
ihete be of the Allies permitting unrestricted (ier
man trade with neutral nations. W ith that pur
pose in view the (iermans have bought control
ling interests in many Dutch, Spanish, Swedish
ami Norwegian industrial and shipping companies
-iui e August, 1914. Hence the longer the struggle
Lists the less probability is there of the Allied
nations looking with favor on the extension of
(ierman commerce through this medium, either.
Commercial (iermany seeks an early icace, almost
that "peace at any price" which was the slogan
of our own pacifists before the United States en
'ered the conflict.
It behooves the American people to keep an
"eve to windward", studying with care the com
position of corporate interests seeking American
trade alliances from the vantage ground of the
Orient. Xames do not signify. It may be quite
well to look deeper into the financial complexion
of alleged "Oriental" concerns, not taking them
. t the face value their titles and apparent owner
1 11 1 would imply.
It is well known that Duke John Albert of
M 11 Is 1 1 1 1 1 iii rg - Sch w cr i 11 , the wealthiest of (ier
in.inv's plutocrats, and Prince Henry of the Xeth-
1 I. ni' Is. the consort of Oueeu W ilhelmina, be
tween them own a controlling interest in the (ier
ui. in Dutih Fast India Company and the lines of
Diiii Ii -tcaniships which thev operate in Oriental
w.i'iis (iermany counts on the scores of similar
op. ii 1 in rsliips that have been formed throughout
1 In I ast for the reestablishment of her colonial
trade on about the same basis as before the war,
and it is in cases like this that America must keep
awake, lest the profits froni these quasi-neutral
01 ni, 1 1 urns flow directlv through the pockets
ol (ierman investors into the coffers of the (ier
man W .ir Lord.
A reinforced concrete viiilt i bein
built nt the immigration nUtlon for
the Btomge of record.
Seventy five tiwi of hospital (tnr
mentR have been uhlpped from Hono
lulu by the local chapter of the Red
Crom nine" January 1.
The resignation of A. V. Oirter
a trustee of the. C. R. Piehnp KMote
w formally entered yenterdny by
court order filed with the circuit clerk.
ChIiIciI ordera from Wanhington ye
tenlav promoted Kerjreant Andrew
Mtewart Douttao, Medical Corps, to a
laptaincy. He in now with !', depart
ment hospital.
Tons Ikeda wh brought before Judge
l'oindeiter on an order to show cause
why a writ of habeas corpus should
not issue in a e.aae brought under the
immigration law. The order was giv
en mid made returnable February 20.
At n meeting yesterday Japanese im
porters of foodstuffs agreed that the
prices of rice shall not be raised be
yond the pre war figure and that the
dealers will obey the injunctions of
the federal food administration in this
C. R. Hemenway, M. . Prosser and
W. I.. Whitney, all attorneys, were
yesterday designated by the Hnwaiian
Vigilance Corps of the American De
fense Society as a committee to co
operate with I'nlted Mtatcs Attorney
S. K. Hulier in certain patriotic activ
ities. The Alexander Yonng Hotel has re
duced the air.e of rolla aerved to pa
1 1 ons to less than two ounces to each
person, the maximum welglit prescribed
by the national food commission. Hread
and rolls are not aerved together. If
ao ordered the enatomer pays an ex
tia charge.
Three French war orphans have been
adopted by the Y. M. C. A. Their
names are Oeorges Chavaroc, eight
years old, adopted by the educational
department; Robert Courtout. twelve
years, adopted by the dormitory men;
Marcel Chenmebanlt, eleven years,
adopted by the boya' department.
A dinner dance for enlisted men of
Schofleld is to be given by the Kver
Welcome Club at the Romagoy Hotel
next Saturday evening. It will tie a
hibiscus dinner, and the music will lie
furnished by a number of men in the
service. The affair is for memhers of
the club and their invited guests only.
Rev. .Tames T. Kieb has been chosen
by the vestry of St. Andrew's Cathe
dral to act M a special preacher at the
cathedrnl for six months. Through
Lent he will preach once each Sunday
and will deliver lectures at the parish
hall on Friday evenings. At four
o'clock on Friday afternoons he will ad
dress the children.
The division of the territorial fair
to be held from June 10 to 15, devoted
to chickens, ducks, geeae, turkeys,
pigeons and rabbits, is to he in charge
of the following committee, named
yesterday: R. C. Brown, chairman;
John Cullen, Z. K. Mvera, Walter E.
Wall, John II. Craig, W. H. Rice Jr.,
H. U. Blodgett, H. F. tiiiher.
Three physicians who have paaaed
examinationa and have been admitted
to practise medicine in the Territory
are Dr. William A. De Tuneq, Dr. Kao
ru Tofuknji and Dr. Roger J. Mermod.
Notice conveying the information wae
received yesterday by the board of
health from the board of medical exam
iners. Leona: Tong, nccuaed In federal court
of aelliag liquor to soldiers, pleaded
guilty before Judge l'oindeiter yeiter
day, and was sentenced to aerva six
months irt prison. He wait accused of
having sold Hgt. James Russell a bot
tie of beer. The case was brought un
der the new draft act, by the t'nited
States attorney's office.
Food commission work on Maui can
be speeded up if John M. Watt, agent
of the territorial food commission, is
given the use of a typewriter machine
by the commission. Chairman James
D. Dole of the commission ask for th
loan of a machine, if there i one to
spare in Honolulu. However, the com
mission would rent one if the price
ia real low.
Andrews and Pittaran. who repre
aented "Princess" Theresa Wilcox
Belliveau in her fight to retain posses
sion of the Gore lot, formally filed
their withdrawal from that case in the
circuit court yesterday. The case was
deeided against the "Princess" aev
eral weeks ago and a motion for a new
trial was then denied. The Bishop Ks
tate has now taken possession of the
VV. C. Woodward, newly appointed
park superintendent, was installed in
his new office in the Kapiolani Build
ing, yesterday, with n new set of fur
niture of ait inetul nnd other equip
ment authorized by the board of super
visors at its last, meeting. Superin
tendent W (Mid ward abandoned bis plan
to move to the ottice of the city engi
neer and took up quarters adjacent to
the building inspector instead.
Aki Kuuhann, who waa in police
court 011 a charge of nousupport yea
tcrilay, has had bis hearing postponed
until ueit Saturday iu order to give
him an opportunity to 'find work. It is
charged that the high cost of living
to support a big flock of stepchildren
affected him so that be quit his last
job. If he goes to work again, it is
understood, he is to get off with a
suspended sent cine.
The Red Cross ia now occupying
quarters in the Castle & Cooke build
ing, aecond floor, where every depart
ment of the Ked Cross will now have
a headquarters. A. I,. Castle, chair
man of the lot a I chapter of the Ked
Cross will lie on duty from half past
one to three o'clock every afternoon.
In the forenoons Mrs. A. F". Oilman
will be in charge. The making of
bandages and garments will be con
tinued at the Capitol and at tho Here
tania and Miller Streets rooms.
moves the cause. Used the world over
to cure a cold in ona day. The signa
ture of E. W. GROVE ia on each-box.
Manufactured ty the TVRIS MEDI
CIN'H CO., 6'.. ivouu, U. S A.
Col. H. Hathaway returned Vesrter
day morning from Hilo and his first
visit to tba Kilauea Volcano. , , ,
.1. M. Dowaett hat been reappoint!!
to serve at a member of the board of
agriculture and forestry by the Gov
ernor. The appointment la for a term
of four yeara.
Kdward H. I .add, a former employe
of the Hawaiian Kleetrie Company,
has written to friends In Honolulu
from the cruiser St. Ijui that the Ha
waii boya aboard are enjoying their
war experiences in spite of the anow
and cold.
Paul Jarrett, veteran deputy, in the
tax office, ia in line to succeed Major
A. W. Neely who recently reaigned f
ter fifteen yeara' service. It ia gener
ally believed he will receive the ap
lointment though no official announce
ment baa yet been made.
James B. Mann, formerly in the Ter
ritorial aurvey office, has been named
office engineer in the division of hy
drography to succeed Wilbur C. Wood
ward, who recently became auperin
tendent of parka. The appointment
was announced yesterday by C. T.
Bailey, superintendent of hydrography.
Captain A. Birch, a British army
officer who pasaed through Honolulu
yesterday . on hi way bark to active
service, expresses the opinion that the
knowledge at last of jnat where the
Russians stand will cava at least the
advantage of saving the Allies from
furnishing them with a lot of supplies.
Superintendent H. W. Kinney of the
department of publie instruction re
ceived contributions yesterday amount
ing to to be need ,in making up
the fund of T00 needed to feed some
IU poorty nourished school children,
ft is thought that the full amount of
the fund will be received in the next
few weeka.
Fred Taylor, of the Hawaiian Klee
trie Company, believes that hi brother
in-law, Harry Plourde, was a victim
of the torpedoing of the transport Tus
cania. Pjourde was a member of the
42nd Supply Train, Fourth Wisconsin
Infantry,1 which is reported to have
been aboard. He is about twenty yearx
of age, and had been ia eamji at Waco,
Texas, before leaving for Europe.
Charles Marquee, living at 3282
Waialae Boad, reported to the police
Tuesday night last that two men bad
attempted t steal his Dodge automo
bile from the yard of his home. The
car waa left standing under an awn
ing, and when he heard a noise and
investigated -he found the car had been
moved twenty feet towards the road.
The barking of his dog attracted his
attention to the thieves, but when he
reached the yard they ran away before
he got a look at them.
Kilauea Very Spectacular. Sight
Now, Says Message Re
ceived From Hilo
HIIA February IS The lava
in the pit of Halemauman is again
very high. It is now level with
tho first shelf, which is about
twenty-five feet below the rim
of the pit. The sight is very
One of. the yoang swimmers who H
expected to win honors for the Olympic
Club is Barry O'Connor, a aeveateen-
year-old high school boy, who has been
a member of the club since he was II
years old, says the Han Francisco Chro
nicle of February 1. He is a pupil of
Hid Cavil, and he is one of the reliables
of the Lowell High School team, of
which he was manager last year. He
holds the. city high school record for
plunge for distance, sixty two and one
half feet.
The hardest race he ever took part
in was the Golden Gate swim last yqar.
Sixty-three started and Barry finished
seventh. His time was twenty-six min
utes. A week ago he took second to
Norman Ross in the 220-yard swim at
the Olympic Club. In his short career
he has won twenty eight medals and
two cups, and he will probably pick' up
some more next summer.
Bt sir Mauna Kes from l.nhalns and
llllo. Kelirusrr 1:
FIIOM HAWAII Mr sn.l Mrs. II. B.
Pvsn. Miss K Kelly. Miss (1. Kesn Mrs
Hughes. D. B. Macnnschle. .Mrs Kelly.
Frank K. Thompson. Howard llnthswar.
Mr. and Mrs. '. II. Cook. Mrn. Ada M
Harris. II C. Campbell. I)r It B
Wetherlll. It J. I apertiin. .1 f). Ilsstlnxa.
Mr. and Mrs 1'. Cliune. Mr. and Mm.
II. A. Htone, .lumen Soon. Hualmoto, M
K. Ullva. T. flo. .1. Mnrhnoto. A. C.
Akana. Mrs. .1. Kanaelc ami four children.
Mrs. K. Heaawa. MIhk Nesatva. J. . Ia
on. I.. W. de Vl Norton. y Dlchl
II. M. lilttel. MUm Annie Chins. Mrs.
K. I'. I'aeksou. Mrs. B Kemp. Ir. and
Mrs. Franklin. Mrs Ii. I. Itoss. Mrs.
(ieoiae Bennett. Mr and Mrs. A. II M
lire. Mr. anil Mrs. W A. Klirver. I. U
Mi'Brieu. C. A. Krans. Ml K Allen. Mrs.
0. B. Allen, (ieoi'ire Mellcn, K c Clark,
Mr and Mr K YaiiiiinnU anil Infant.
KIIDM MAIM - Malor Csinsra. T. Motor
saka. KoIvhyhkIiI. k. Ilotta. T. Kotania,
Mr. and Mrs. K. II. IIIh in lis rd. .1. tiarrln.
Mr. and Mrs. Tliomsx I'mtt. Her; Knjo
it. Kilaiies. 'I'iickiIhv. Fehruarr 12.
from llawsl Hnd Maul port 4 NsMsipon to
Honolulu: Mls Kslelkeul' Kallua In Ho
nolulu: It lllnrl. K. W FIMn. Mrs. L. U.
Blaekman. .1 A MskiiIic. A. H. M'sll Miss
Tsillin.il... Muknl .1 Arena. Miss Funlko;
MaliukoiiH to Honolulu: .1 Ii Ferry J
Atkins Wlk'ht: Laliiiluii to Honolulu:' H.
T. Fleming. Sol Israel. A Merilk Slid wife.
1. I Walsli. J H. HuikIc. J. J. Hind aud
H. J. Kssun
By Oiealile Ktr. Slerrs for San Francisco.
Fein nary U- Noa W A1 nil . Mrs. It. Ilsrn
snl. Mrs. Charles llclllnn. Tims. II. Hen ton.
.1. I'. Berry. M Bras. h. Mm . Brax-li.
MUh Jailli e Bras h. lleo. Ilrlimln. Mrs.
lieo. Brlttsln anil Infinit H II. Ilrlttalll.
V. K. Butler. Mrs Anna M. Casey. C. C.
I'oiiUc. Mini Killlh Conkle. C. II. Cook.
Mrs. C. II. rimk, B i'oppli,Ker. MUh A. I.
Kvsns. Mark Karrell. Charles lioodman.
Mrs. Churles (lisHliimn. Mrs. II. fiirrnuill,
Mrs. H. W. 1I011I1I. Cniirart Hsney. Mrs.
Conrad lliiney. Mrs M. H. Hart. H. (I.
lllndes, Mrs. S. (i f Duties. (1. W. Holmes.
A. HopwHMl. Mrs. V. HiiKlies. Mrs. A. K
Iversen. II. ft. .lohnsou. Miss tieorirla Kean.
Mrs. B Lincoln. F II. Maxwell. W. K.
Melsler. Mrs. C. Melster. Hsiiiuel Mincer.
Mrs Kainucl Mlucer. Miss I'aullue Mincer.
C. Niiylor. A. J Italstou. Mrs. A. J Hals
ton. It. C. ItusHell. Miss K. KInK Hcott. '.
It. Siiiesd. Mrs. B. II. Kmlth, Mrs C. fJ.
Miultli. Master Kcruilt Kmlth. Mrs. C. W.
Kteele. Flunk Htrailn. Mrs. C. Ryrtlis. tl. tl.
Taylor. Mrs. (f. i Taylor. Mrs. I.. Tnmson.
I .1 Van Wvk. Mrs. .1 1. Van Wyk, 1. I
Waller M Whan Mrs. M. Whan. . K.
Wliltel.v. Woirr. (j n. Beckford.
K. Cor-ou. N W Cooke. Mrs. N W. Cooke,
l A Cuil. s F.iii.,s Mrs. II Oiipttll.
Miss l.yillu llofiT. .1 II leaser. Mrs. J. !.
l-simor. K II l.uniout. Mrs C. .1. Marr
and Infant Mrs A Martins. Mrs. B. Nasel-
inelito J Nutt. I u l'eres. Wilson Ka-
ers. Mrs Wilson Itoiters, A II lloherts,
I'siil F ch nit.... A Mdonoulos. i. Wastil
cUt'Vk. P. B Werst aud Mrs. Edith WUaon.
That extraordinary rhangea are tak
ing place at the Volcano, is the state
ment made by I.. Wl Via Norton, who
returned from a visit to the crater on
Tuesday. The lake is now about thir
ty five feet be loss- the rim of the inner
pit, but rises and falls through a rndins
of from ten to fifteen feet with great
rapidity. Conditions on Sunday were
very unfavorable for sightseeing, and
the lake was comparatively quiet but
the weather was clear the following
morning, and a rapid rise was in
The bench Immediately beneath the
usual observation oint has been built
outward into the pit about five feet W
more during the past week, and a de
rent to this revealed the fact that it
waa red hot less than three feet from
the surface. The great craj on the ripht
hand aide of the main channel, which
was seventy feet high two weeks back,
haa now almost entirely disappeared,
while the bench close by, which, two
months ago was only two feet above
the surface of the lake, has now be
come a sharply uplifted ledge and has
risen to aOeh a height above the rim of
the pit, that from the east rest house
the view of the lake is now wholly
las pressures continue extraordin
arily Jiigh and the quiet peri mis of ris
ing apear to have become shorter, and
alternate with wonderfully impressive
exhibitions of fountaining and bom
bardment in every portion of the lake.
The left hand crag of the main channel
is viaibly rising every day and ia devel
oping a sharp tilt which will bring
the whole mass crashing down within a
few days. There is no indication what
ever of any coming subsidence of the
lake as a Whole and the prevailing con
ditiona seem likely to continue for at
least another month.
The southwest pond, or subsidiary
lake ia exhibiting great activity and
has become elevated to a considerable
height above the main lake. A large
rythmic fountain waa playing from ita
center on Hunday afternoon, and there
was much noise of gas blowing from
many high cones and from under the
benches at the lake surface.
Large numbers of people from every
part. of Hawaii are visiting the crater
and agree that the lake is now more
spectacular than at any time within the
memory of living man. The fumes are
Uarv- thin a4.a fine sie-fttafforge),
during clear weather. The mountains
of Mauna J.oa and Mauna Kea are heav-
lly covered with snow and present a
magnificent sight.
"J. K. B. " wrote a letter from Han
Antonio, Texas, where he is in train
ing for the flying corps, addressed to
The Advertiser, but failed to spell out
his full name. However, he is 0 Mono
lulan, and tells of other Honolulnns 011
duty there.
"At present 'with the Colors' in the
aviation section, Hignal Corps, at Kelly
Field No. 1, San Antonio, Texas.
"During my month and a half in
ramp I ran across Sergeant Walter
Gruee, who had been in camp for some
time. Sergeant Archie Turner is at
present at the officers' school at Syan
ley, Han Antonio. So you can see that
Hawaii is doing its bit in the war."
l'on the testimony given by two
Hawaiian girls, fifteen and sixteen
years Ttif age, Mrs. I.i.zie Cullen, who
was indicted Inst week by the grand
jury on a charge of procuring, was con
victed by a jury in the circuit court be
fore Judge William H. Heen.
One of the girls, who is a sister of
Mrs. Cullen snid that she had been
forced to live with a soldier for a pe
riod of several weeks at the Cnllen
home, and testimony equally damaging
was given by the other girl. The de
fendant entered a general denial of the
Sentence will be pronounced by the
court Saturday.
WOODLAND, California, February S
.Judge Kugc.ue T. I.ainpton died in
this city this morning in his sixty first
year. His death was unexpected. He
-was a native of Yolo, born January 27,
1805. He is survived tiy a widow,
l.amptou was prominent in Dcmocratie
political affairs in this county. lie
served as Judge iu the Justice Court
for several years. l.amptou came of
a distinguished family of nuciciil line
age. lie was a cousin of Mark Tnain.
Chamberlain's Cough Reineilv lias
been curing coughs and colds for the
past forty yeara and has gained iu po
pularity every year. What better rec
ommendation is required f For sale by
all dealers, Bensou, Smith & Co., I. til.,
agents for Hawaii. Advt.
r m j ill ia
inn 1 iiht um
Nomination For Governor Lies
Between Hutchins and Ray
mond Is Befief At Washington 1
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Also Sees Secretary Baker and
Strongly Urges That Liquor
Be Banished From Hawaii
WASHINGTON, January L'O (Moil
Special to The Advertiser) Hawaiian
activities at the Cnwital are gTowio'gin' '
volume and interest of late. An tin
usual number of more or less notable
visitors from the Islands have been
coming to Washington this season.
Several of .them have been here regard
ing the governprMhip, which remains un
determined. But quite a precesaion of
influential people have been coming
here and bearing n hand on business
of importance.
One of these is Mr. Oeorge MiK.
MrClellan, who has taken up his sta
tion in Washington bs representative
of the chamber of commerce. As is
well known in Hawaii, Mr. McClellan
has a very large acquaintance among
officials nt the Federal Capital and he
knows the ways of getting around aftd
achieving results. He came here from
Seattle and his family will follow him
(ere in the spring, when n son is out
of school.
The question of prohibition for Hn
waii is receiving considerable attention
here. Mr. McClellan took the matter
up some dnys ago with Secretary of
War Baker, being accompanied on bis
visit by Representative William C.
Houston, of Tennessee, chairman of the
house Territories committee. Secretary
Baker seemed disinclined to issue any
order to put prohibition into operation.
The point over which he sticks is with
reference to the civilinn population.
Goodhue Sees President
Following Mr. McClellnn's visit to
the war department, Dr. K. 8. Ooodbne,
of Honolulu, hal a talk with Secretary
Baker about it ami also an interview
with President Wilson. The President
was much interested in what Doctor
fioodhurt bad to say on this subject as
well as on other Hawaiian matters.
Doctor (looilhue had come to Washing
ton by way of . San Antonio, Tcxa.
where he visited the great aviation
camp there and studied vice and liquor
problems. Doctor (ioodhue was told at
San Antonio tin t sixty five percent of
the patronage of questionable houses
is from soldiers under the influence
of liquor. The President promised Doc
tor Goodhue that he would make in
lv of Secretary Baker regarding the
status in'Hawaii and ascertain wtiat 1
could be done, la the meantime, Sen
ator Shafroth is preparing a bill to put
prohibition in form in Hawaii, but
the provisions of this bill do not al
together meet with Doctor (ioodhue's
npprovnt. lie has conferred with Sen
ator Sliafroth about amendments but
has received little assurance that Sen
ator Shafroth will assent.
Plnkham's Hopes Shrink
Opinion here seems to increase that
Governor Pinkham will not be reiinmin
ated. Doctor (ioodhue, although a Re
publican, was given opportunity to talk
frnnklv with Secretary of the Interior
.Lane and Prescient Wilson on the sub
ject of the governorship. His exten
sive informal ion and his frankness
seemed to make an impression. But
there is no assurance that action will
be taken i iniiiediately. One can simply
uaske no prediction on that score. The
President is very busy with war affairs.
He may take up the Hawaiian govern
orslnp any day or he may not consider
it for a month or two. However, there
is little warrant fur believing that he
will make no numiniition a-t all, simply
ullowing tio ernor Pinkham to serve on
under his old i-ouimiHsiou. It is a safe
statement the President will not do
Hutchins and Raymond
The contest seems to have narrowed
down to two aspirants Raymond and
Hutchins. Whether Raymond has a
hIiii.1.' the belter of it is largely a mat
ter of opinion but Huti'hins has the
stronger endorsement tin file. Doctor
RnYtnoihl, of course, has not busied
himself personally in furthering his
candidacy at Washington. That may or
iiiuv not count in In:, t'uvor. Mr. Hut
chins, on the other huml, is right on
the ground here, looking after his in
terestx and advancing his candidacy.
Whether his vigorous activity iu this
regard stands as a matter of strength
for him, is also a question. Some would
say "yes" and iu certain quarters
there is doubt about it.
Doctor (ioodhue is understood to have
assumed antagonism to no candidate,
but discussed the qualifications of the
several men freely. He likewise spoke
his opinions fully with regard to Gov
ci nor Pinkham. declaring that he count
red himself as a good friend of the
Governor. But he told officials that
he thought the time was at hand for
a change in the Oovcnrwa'r office, as
(lover nor Pinkham had now passed the
days of usefulness to the Territory and
to the federal government at Washing
I on.
Goodhue Busy Man
Doctor (ioodliuc lias met a long list
of prominent uien during his sojourn
here the attorney general and other
members of tin cabinet already men
tinned, ii ti I K.v President 'Theodore
Koosi'V i'lt . while the latter tarried here.
His invilat to take breakfast with
the formei PicHdcut was highly prized.
Doctor (iiiodliue has been much nt the
senate, canvassing opinion there with
reference to prohibition questions for
Haw aii. I ncideiitallv Doctor (Ioodliuc
has sounded senators eonsiderablv iiboiil
the govei inn ship. He Hays, if words
mean iiiiytliinc; senators. I leinor 1 1 t s and
Repiililiciins, are eonv inced a change
will be made iu the office ami (lovermir
Pilikhu in v ill not lu Iiih ov ii tnii'i'uttitor.
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