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a Safer America
W IL'LIAM HOWARD TAFT, who is prumi
rient anl active. among advocates of a
' ' league tn f titorrf neare. RAVS that he is not a mili
tarist and that he hopes the war will wipe the
' tlate clean of huge military establishments, hut
!hat he is in favor of universal military training
" for the young men of America.
; I "No one," he said, "who has spent a month as
: I iiave In the various cantonments could fail to
ii W Impressed by the tremendous improvement in
tht physique, carriage, character and discipline of
the young men now in the army and navy."
"'' Universal military service, as Mr. Taft perceives,
would not create a htrge military establishment in
the United States, says the Chicago Tribune in
comment. Our opponents seek constantly to bury
I :: the universal service idea under the odium of
- armor. They beguile the nation with pictures of
a country groaning under its armament or belli
. cose in its trappiirgs.
.,.. They inveigle the good judgement of the na
tion into the lielief that universal service will be a
, deliberate search for war; that a nation adopting
it will yield itself up to Moloch ; that it is a policy
. ; of strife and iiU end in carnage.
, , s The.ie are ludicrous conceptions, but they pre
vail in minds which always have used prejudice
and fear instead of open-mindedness and courage
V in looking, at a military question.
',- ' Universal service would not impose great bur
! dens on the nation. The cost would be a small
premiunT on large insurance. It would not make
- a military nation, because it would never convert
' iL. - i
inc rivuuin iulu a. miuianm anri
' poll for the growth of a governing military caste.
.It, would train the civilian, at a time when he
ought tat S've some months to national service, in
efficiency in duties which the nation may impose
i on him whether he is trained or not.
.If it were established that an armv were never
. iu uc iiccucu uy uic uiiiicu oiaics, n u were a
'k certainty that there never would be another war,
: that there would be unbroken peace, a wise nation
might still adopt the system as a prudential means
bt safeguarding the health and
us citizens.
b V The physical survey of the nation's youth, the
- H physical upbuilding of the young men, the
; strengthening of ideas of community discipline and
of .nationalism are in themselves benefits which
wrMilrf inctftfir 'tlt.'iL jintinn rkf rmmilarir tnilttarv
fervicerr i additiVri" to these beriefits, the moment
the nation 'adopts the system it bases its security
upon its own developed strength, and a sounder
base 'of national security cannot be found.
' ": The issue is coming up in congress. It will bt
k wise step in advance if congress orders the
"registration of .all young men of twenty-one years.
It will be a conclusive acceptance of a safe prin-
cipic ii congress oruers ine registration oi an
, young fried 'of nineteen years and provides for their
-1 1 - ! r i . 1. .
: . : I ! a . : : .
: iinuiry ndinin in camonmcnis aircaay uuui.
. wilii iiihivti 111 fii war Willi ii win
" this war and under officers who
for this- war.
W Vl "5 ir 0r frr t 111 n it lint o c-1 rvi
. v. v t vi j iiiiii uui a ."mi
, which will say that young men
. cation to the nation and that
; training from the nation for the
'. V
THE Boy Scout Council of
t . iiiiuai ui d irtiiipdin lo i
annual Duaget, a small percentage ot wmcn goes
'' to the national council for its general work, llo-
; of the Boy Scouts, because of
vnis city nas received irom tnese
.Oi ine common good. v e can very properly re-
irarH thp rail of the Uov 'siriiits for fnnH as n
. ; war call, too, because every cent
. . liiv- vJjf n n .-ftiii I'm i i cpcij cuiican ciiivi 111 nit
interest and defense of the Nation.
: ; It is the desire of the ccmmander-in-chief of the
Army and Navy, Woodrow Wilson, President of
; the United States, that the cause of the Scouts be
- mpponca as pari oi me uuiy or a patriotic people.
' He has made this very plain, in a letter written
. ldst January to Colin 11. Campbell, president of
, the national council, in which he said:
I ' My deBjrMr., LiviiiKtoii:
4 ; 4v inv VIIHICUV VI 111. IIVJ IK
-, wrving ine country mum, or i-ourtie, d maintained.
, ' Th Army ! Nm-r have ilruwn liravilv uoa its ranks
' ko !.. ....... ..rk ..lo'.IK. i,..!.. it
.""d bfl, the supreme Hacritirc Men
'' a 4 k -.. . -
'' place. Money ia iieeilel, moreover, to build thin efli
, eieot unit of the national Hi-rvire up to full strength
." i ' I hope that all who ran muke xiftn to the organiza
' tioa or serve a H-out Munii-rs will feel it their duty
. V. to help to organize the htimlredn of thousands of boys
; wno noe, tke lejMiersnip auii ine impulse, or tne nov
( Scouts in order that the nation may have their iutelli
gent serriee,
" . Anything that is done or oen
' . ' . emnency 9 me iuy ncouiB or Ainerira win ue a reui
", ' eontrlbvtion to the nation ami will h'!p win the nar
V ''m Sincerely yours,
'' In closing the store ot L Ah Leong, Food Ad
mini st ra tor Child should receive the thanks of
: those many who have wondered how long this
individual would be allowed to continue calmly
' On his rule-breaking way. We move that the sheriff
march his men down to the fishmarket now and
show them that there actually is a sidewalk in
front of 'this business house. The ordinary Ho
. nolulu cop has never learned that fact as yet.
MARCH 15, 1918.
A ij
it wrmifi nrvrr lie
physical welfare of
. . . r . I
. i t i i .
I if iircivif irn lor
are being trained
1 if -wf nnnrraeo
wiv av.i wi vungi vo
are under an obli-
thev shall receive
Honolulu is in the
aide rtvAJ lui lis
the many favors
youtniui servers
spent upon and
IIUID Ul I inn II a I II
are neeiloi an a
aa 1 L. .
to increase the war
day and the S.
War and Charity
"While each community is sacrificing men, -money
and food for the actuak work, of war
abroad in the interest of world "democracy,
they have a parallel duty to their country and
to the world to maintain those institutions
which are the concrete embodiment of world
democracy at home."
THIS sentiment is expressed in the prospectus
being circulated in furtherance of the cam
paign for funds of the new Interracial Y. M. C.
A., soon to be dedicated. It ia a sentiment that
applies to this new institution and to the great
majority of the already established institutions.
War demands are great and pressing and must be
responded to, but not at the expense of those in
stitutions doing their useful work in the commu
nity.! There is true patriotism in responding to the
call for funds from the Interracial Y. M. C. A.,
the object of which is to carry on and complete'
the elimination of race prejudice in this Paradise
of the Pacific, than which no work is more worthy
and no work of more vital importance, not only
to this directly affected community but to the en
tire Pacific Circle.
There is true patriotism in the support given to
Leahi Home. It is no less essential that we should
fight the spread of tuberculosis among ourselves
than among the French and" Belgians. We must
continue to safeguard our own future by caring
for the destitute among us, by providing homes,
clothing, food and education for the children whom
fate has cast upon the community. The Associ
ated Charities, the Salvation Army, the Palama
Settlement, the various Christian missions, all
must be supported as formerly. To abandon them
in order to turn over the cash saved tp the war
funds would be unpatriotic, unreasonable and un
profitable. We must meet the demands for money for Red
Cross, Liberty Loans, tobacco funds, relief work
abroad and war charities, but these must be IN
ADDITION to the support of otir own necessary
institutions. Otherwise our war giving will not
be in sacrifice for our country's need but only at
the expense of the helpless ones at our own door.
Beating the Bulldog
TJHAT the American war savings drive is al
ready running ahead of. the English cam
paign, in volume' of weekly treasury recerptsia
shown by comparative figures recently made pub
lic by the National War Savings Committee.
The treasury war chest in the four weeks of
February has been enriched by $40,000,000 from
sales of war saving certificate stamps, while the
latest four-week returns from England reach only
As the total American war savings are now
in e::cess of $70,000,000, and are running close to
$2,000,000 a day, it is anticipated that the first
$100,000,000 will be recorded in the third week in
March, or in a little more than three months after
the first offering of the stamps by the treasury.
It took England seven months to top the first hun
dred million.
Comparison of the first three months' returns
in the two countries shows that our daily average
has been in excess of the weekly average in Eng
land at the beginning of the movement. The
figures are as follows:
First month England, $5,172,000; America,
Second month England, $2,719,000; America,
Third month England, $3,402,000; America,
Three months England. $11,293,000; America,
The National War Savings Committee, in com
menting on the rapid development of the savings
campaign, said :
The $2,000,000 a day now flowing into the treasury
from the small savings of the people indicate what a
great reserve the government has to draw on in a na
tional emergency.
For the business of war the nation hus need eaeh
day for the labor products of millions of citizens en
gaged in agriculture, mining, manufacturing and trans
portation. Mosey alone will not command these ne
cessities of war.
But a the people reduce their expenditures for per
sonal comforts and luxuries, and put their surplus
earnings into government loans, tbey transfer their
buying power to the government. Two millions a
day saved and loaned to the nation means two millious
to lie spent by the government to win the war instead
of lv private citizens for iiersoual sutifactiou.
The $70,000,000 of spending power already put at the
service of the government by the buyers of war sav
ings securities has transferred from millions uf iwckct
books to the national treasury command of the lubor
ii ml materials to build fleet of ueurlv a hundred
SOilO -ton ships.
Apparently the action regarding the passport
niixup taken hy George McK. McClellan at Wash
ington, advance notice of which he gave to the
dumber of commerce in his last letter, haj, had its
doircd effect. The S. S. Sierra came in on Mon
S. China yesterday, with a number
of Honolulu passengers, ' no one of whom had a
passport McClellan, when he last w rote, was in
course of finally settling the matter, the conclud
ing uar.'ii'raiih of his letter s:iviin- "Vot intend
ing to take any further chances on the future PILES CUBED IN 6 TO 14 DAYS
actions of the passport bureau, I am arranging to FA0 OINTMENT it guaranteed to
have a member of congress go with ine to lav the eur hUni' Ittding, Itching or pro
matter before the secretary of state direct, so as t",din "V0 6 f f" dJ' b'
to make sure of the cancellation of the un warrant-1 T.VIrW MBD1CINB Co"
id order ., V.S.A
T. Tonaknra, a Japftaet laborer, bad
bis big broken by a fck of sugar at
Pier 18, Monday, asar midnight,
Maj. James D. Dougherty has been
detailed by the Hawaiian department
to act in conjunction with the execut
ive committee of the Hanriiae Chap
ter, American Red Oross, la any mat
'tern connected with map of the military
service on Oaha. f -' '
A petition for Injunction was filed
in the eirenft court yesterday by Jonah
Knmalae against I 8tt John Gillwrt
with the purpose of restraining the dc
fendant from obstructing the flow of
water in a ditoh which irrigates Ku
mslae's taro patch. .;. , -
Sergeant Sheldon, while driving the
auto of Maj Will Wayne, acting ad
jntant general of , the Hawaiian Na
tlonnl Ooard, yesterday, collided with
the Fort Fhafter anbalanee at the
corner ef Kingnd Smith Streets, the
former machine being badly damaged.
In as order ef eourtiesned yesterday
by Circuit Judge C W. Ash ford Char
les H. Crane was appointed fuardiaa
of William Itoses Leleo, age ten and
of William Mosee Leleo, r. The ap
E ointment was made .on petition of
.tiey Leleo Vlerra, . - ' (.
A hannonion church service between
the two factions of - the 'congregation
waa held ia Kawaiahao Chnreh on Bun
day evening. Another similar service
is expected to be held ' next Sunday
evening, and it la possible the rival
factions may yet get together and be
a harmonious whole. ...
Ho bnlky it the' evid tree in a ease
pending in the circuit court, that of
Htewart and Company of New York
against, Col. Z. 8. Spalding of Kanai.
that a truck had to be.tfeed to bring
it to the Judiciary Building yesterday.
The evidence la question consists of a
crate of sheet iron. The suit is an
action to collect an alleged debt. j
Lieutenant Davison, of Fort Hhafter,
had an employe named On Pil. The
latter secured, groceries for himself at
the store of C. Q. Tee Hop, and charged
them to the officer. ,The ruse was dis
covered, On ril was arrested and in
police court yesterday was convicted
on a charge of gross cheat and sen
tenced to sis months imprisonment.
Members of the training camp at
Schofleld Barracks who have taken
first naturalisation papers will be allow
ed to remain and complete their train
ing in eamp, according to advicea re
ceived from Washington by local army
headquarters. There are a number of
young Britishers taking he instruction
course who will profit by this decision.
A message received from the Ma
dera Gold Mining Company in Califor i
nia says that there is a. temporary clos
ing down of the mill due to the poor,
run of ore in February.,' The message
follows: "Ban mill 83 hours In Feb
runry; cleaned op 1400 .bullion, 70
in concentrates. ; Mill closed temporar
Mj pending further ore developments."
, Matsvthiko Osaka, a fH year-old Ja
penes girl, received a eerious racture
of heT .right kip near thariKaUhtwaeas
School yesterday, noon - aid waa given
nrst treatment at the enaergeeey hos
pital, after which the waa removed o
the Queen 's Hospital The child ia re
ported to have been injured by an au
tomobile, but no details are available
at the police station. .
Joseph Postovoy, who waa dismissed
Saturday when a charge of receiving
stolen goods was called Yor trial, due
to lack of evidence, was re-arrested
yesterday and charged with larceny.
Linen and glassware, said to be the
property of the Commercial Club and
the Young Hotel, were found in the of
fice of the Honolulu Window Cleaning
Company, which he operates.
The chamber of commerce directors
yesterday discussed the Referendum
Bill No. 4 of the National Chamber of
Commerce, concerning "Water Power
Development" throughout the United
States, and upon the recommendation
of a committee handling it, passed most
of the recommendations. These were
mostly in line with the recommenda
tions sought by the national chamber.
At the meeting of the directors of
the chamber of commerce yesterday it
was announced that Dr. Charles B. Coo
per and Hamuel I. Johnson, members,
had been called into active military
service, and they will now be carried
by the chamber as a mark of esteem
without having to pay does. Doctor
Cooper in now a major tn the medical
reserve corps, and Samuel I Johnson,
a major in the National Army.
Whether the Hilo authorities will bt
able to hold Morimoto, who wai
charged with gross cheat .on the alle
gation that he had sold molasses as
opium to a number of Chinese ea the
Island of nawaii, it in doubt. Mori
moto arrived at Hilo in charge of a
Japanese detective and after a hearing
wat released and re arrested. Attor
ney William B. Pittman of Honolulu
is handling the defense in the ease.
. The Hawaiian Engineering Associa
tion will meet this evening at the Li
brary of Hawaii at eight o'clock. A.
Oartley will speak on "Sugar Mill En
gineeriag Conditions in the Philip
pines," after which there wiUbeahown
two reels of motion pictures Illustrat
ing the operation of electrical machin
ery at the Panama Canal. Frienda of
the members will be welcome to view
these pictures, which will be shown
only once.
The charge of having used profane
and obscene language in a public place
made against Harry Oregson in an in
formation filed in the circuit court by
Deputy Attorney General Will T. Car
den will probably be Called for hearing
this week. Gregson and Albert Lucas,
a bartender, face another charge in the
I federal court in connection with dis
loyal remarks they are alleged to have
made. A preliminary hearing of the
federal charges set for yesterday was
Cap! Otto Schrador. Coast Artlllerf
Corps, Fort Kaaehameha, hat bee fcr I,
woiru w major.' v ; i -11 ;.s j
Mite Halga Wikander ef the historv
Jenartment of the MeKinley High
Hchool it eonlaed at her home. 1310
Lunalilo Street, by lllaese. t .-,
Directly on the ' firing line Oloeeon
Emory, son of Mr, and Mrs. W.' L, Em
ory of Honolulu, ia believed to be get
ting Into the thick of the fighting these
?v ;
Cant. Percy Bwlft hat been ordered
to Washington, D. C.) for duty in the
office ef the' acting1 quartermaster gen
eral. He has been at Camp Cody, New
Mexico. " . ; !',
W. M. Mlnton, for eighteen year a
Honolulu resident, hat returned to the
Islands after an abeenee ef. elxieca.
months en 'the Coast and Is now eo
nected with the Guardian Trokf Com
pany. , r.v ; l'i, tf'rj:ti-
W. E. BlcberdW Waa been appointed
a second lieutenant of the, -Coast Jt
tillery Oorpe National rmy, accord'
log to cable . orders i received at Hawa
iian department headquarters, , front
Washington. ' . . V
W. Q. Lee, head of the, lithographic
department of Brit ton Bey, with
headquarters in San Francisco, arrived
here on the China for a business tour
of the Islands.. He le stopping at ,tke
Voung HoteL . i ... t, . , , , ', . ,
Clinton J. Hutchtns, who is exacted
hy many to be the next 'Goferae f
Hawaii, te returning A esse to- Htno1tlu
on the Lorline, whleb la due to arrWt
late thia afternoon. ' He has beeh ia
California: and ia Washington Vainee
leaving Henoinla several months ago
Oeorge P. Thlelen, ( honorary pniik
dent of the Come Back Chlb a Re
cently undergone a serious , operation,
necessitating the amputation 'of trie
right leg. He it aow about h-rain. Dur
ing hla several weekt t, the Vepital
he was attended by Ceptaift 'Coleman
of the army medical eorpt. -' . j
".; n ' : J- -
The arraignment of "Princeea"
Theresa Wilcox Belli veau, Bv.'! Sam
JCamakaia and Jamet Gealoha on the
new charge of conspiracy brought
against them ia a recent grandaryla1
dictment will . take flaee in the cir
cuit court before' odge William H.
Heen Saturday jnoraing, htvieg been
postponed from 'the precextjpg Saturday
due" to the. illness -of,' lrineer.,
Theresa. It la understood that pleat
of not guilty will be;' catered by all
three defendants., . , (' . ' ' ' '
Trial of. the charge of forgery agaiaet
the three returned tn the original la
dietmentt against them probably will
be called next week.
e ' . .
Br atr. Manna Kea, March. 13;
From Hawaii, Mr. and Mr. W. F. Mc
beea aad chUd. Ilarrr T. Mtlnsna. .Ctlltord
tinbsU, -L. N alcCc4nske UUe Kwlnf.
Use B. Vsrklnfl, Ml M. lrka, likst.ll
( lark. Mi U watkln Clarke, Mr. aad
Mr. If. Helton, Mr.' and Mrs. t.frijto
tnert. Mr. H. B. rn Mr. B. C. Wright,
U mtut U rm 1 R. ' llnrfft. . R. l Rlvua-
bnrc, Mrs. U 1. fjnlu, Mia U Waters.
MIm M. J. Matthews, Mrs. . W. W. D-
muod. Mrs.'U. b. MCKenite. Mr. ami sirs.
tTank A. Ooble, Mr. and Mr, rred-Ly-rtMB.
Dai, and Mr. A. H. 8ctradr, Q.
W. Ilurd, it 8. I'rmieett, Mrs. B. Htmp-
ton. Ul 11., TnriMr. A. C Turner.
v- .Turner,- iv.
Usreuce.T Jnn T. Bsker, Okamoto, Ntka.
ftawa, l.leut. J. Manna, rapt. A. Coyne,
I. K. BUra, Y. K. Kim. K. H. . Park, . V.
MsUuuioto. Mr. M. (larenite, Mlm K.
t'larence. Mis O. Beed, Mr. M. Jean
son. J. W. Johnstone. T. R. Harlef, J. M.
Mobertson. W. 8. Walker, I. O. Thrum,
Mnut. and Mr. Olsncy. Oeorge Ansa.
Mr. W. A. Khrycr, Master Hbryer. BanU
(maid), Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Beradt, Mr.
A. w. Kealiury, Mr. A. Rcbuser, Mr.
L. R. Kmniaas. Mr. and Mr. Ben H.
1rke, Master H. Murray, Mr. K. B.
Tnnh. Mis B. Heist. Miss Hilda Smith,
Mr. J. Oowsn. MIm '. C'nnh. Mr. V.
Cunhs. Mr. and Mrs. John Walker. Ml
N. Campbell. Miss J. Pearee. Ml K.
Jndd, Mm. F. M. Swsniy, V. 8. Park, Rev,
K. Knklta. 11 H. Mlyasawa, K. O. Hall
man. Mr. J. Dlckenaon. Mm. B. William,
Mrs. Kresky. Ueul. and Mr. I.. J. Hon.
K. 8. Andrew. ('. K. King, Mia Rntb
Herrtm. Mis M. Kcrnsnile. R. A. Ro
lilus. J. H. Bnbhlns, J. K. Kennedy,. .
f. Tuttle, P. E. Kwlnt. J. H. I'remer, Mr.
(' Aku, Mrs. Humlta. Mrs. 8. K. Lo.
Cnpt. and Mrs. 11. R. Meyer. Master
From Maul F. H. toe, Mr. tad. Mr.
E. (Wwkid. T. B. Lyons, John Knlohf,
,T. Kblu. 8am Ahlna, O. 8. 'Well. A.
II. Jne. Mr. and Mr. A. Anderson,-M.
Ito, B A. Newniaa.
By tr. China -from Ban Frtncise Roe
W. Alull, Mr. A. K Blshon. Mrai R.
rmiilell. Mr. Julie Oaroon, Mr. ByHvan
Davim Mr. P. J. Rlweod. MUe Clsra
Hemenwar. Miss Aid Jarchow, H. U
Kwne, Nlrs. H. V. Keene, Mtus Vera
Keene. W. O. Ie, Mis Harriet Lsmis,
Mrs. Rosle ICvlnho. T. A. Lyons. Mr.
V. O. Mskee. Miss M. V. McMshoo. Robla
Mcguesten. Atthur O. Nasoo. Mr. H. O.
Noonan. J. H. I'srlln. Mrs. J. II. Partln.
Mis HiiU Partln, Miss Krcil Partln, Mr.
C. R. Peteraon. Mrs. I.. . Randrall. Kits
Hhlnssl. H. A. Bmlth, OeoVre T.- Webb.
W. J, Whitney. Mrs. W. .T. Whitney, Mrs.
B. T. Winter, Dvld L. Wlthlnrton.
Bv str. Klnau from Ksiml, March 19
K. H. Crawford. Col. R. R. Raymond, K.
Qulnn. A. K. Hheppard, O. K. Mills, W.
R. Hobby. Mr. and Mr. V. Hustac. J,
Hlne. F. HUmanu, K. Khreh, Mrs- 8.
Kdllnol, I. TakeuchL Mr. C. Adolpho,
J. Haiti, l.ee In. Mr. Fukimblm. Mr.
and Mrs. Muranaka, Mr. and Mr. Y. Ya
suda, B. II. Ahn, F B. Oerard. T. K. Mar
tin. CharlM Hall. Mr. and Mr. R. M
Allen. MInii Beruanisoa. F. Bbener. F. H.
Uown. B. D. Macnnachl, A M. Welder;
F. A. Ret. R. Bsdok. Mr. lUnwia,
Mrs. K. Orlppsr And daufhttri Taaamau,
X. Naoih.
By str. Manna Ka for Lahatn and BUt
Min t i.i Mr. muii Mrs. i tvoiyni eea
lufsiit. Miss Ij. Waters, lionald Mclen,
I). J. It vis, W. linker. Doctor Hayulbad,
A. r. wheeler, i.leut. Col. Htaiimaa, Mr.
F. H. Rrlper aad child. Mrs. Tyndle, Mr.
Croucher, Mr. Cuyle. A. W. Julia, Hid
Spltser, T. Hanukl, K. Terada, Oeort L.
I test.. W. O. Keluecke. II. W. Klnaay. V.
J. Bur reiw. ('.. B. HeTeranc. Mrs. Usawa,
8. P. Burt ley. F. i. Lee. Mr. Bostwlck. A.
H. Ilerwanl. P. O. ly. A. Horgo, Rev.
F.njn Ito. Mrs. A. Nannie, Mis Carrie
Aoua. Muster Naeiile, LV Fukamlchl. K.
Akl. II. Hashimoto, Y. Yosblnka, II. Brun
rtng A. M. Brown. K. Builth. C. Hnilth,
D. Y. Uu, Mr. nqe and Infant, Mr.
ml Mrs. Noyes. Mrs. A. Faiir, MU Lena
llabcritur. Miss Berths liu.'kenlotbani,
Mrs. W. Maxwell. Mrs. Fred Conk, 8. Kan
mikl II. Rasakt. Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Iled,
Charles Iewls. Mrs. Julia Lewis. 8. Hlro
kuua. J Van HIuk, Miss Holt, tllsa 8trelt,
Theixlure Kli'hards. Ir Harris, T. Ilarail,
Mrs. J. L. King and Infant, K. IJ. Alcasar,
-Ife. Infant and two clitJdren. Juaepb
MiiiivIIIp. Mrs. A. Maaamoto, 1L TakuU,
T. 8ntoke.
By str. Klnao for Kauat, March 13C,
IV (irav. A. Ibuiier. Mr. and Mr. A. v).
-nr. i..ter wUiot. alls M. Butt,
Mis M . Wood, Hce Fat, Mr. eo Mi
iiv l..iu l.uin. MIm l.uiu. John A. MnoBale.
An-oag , W. l..!- H.,
Wyllle, lnfaut and three oa. Mis Wblt -
tlngton, Kri Llender. V. H. Iarlilsoo,
Liu. K. Okum.
0! Case of Bartels
Determine To Take Step At Once
To See To It That Hawaii Man
It Punished For Saying In
postoffice fTo Hell With Wil-
. son"'
The executive committee of the Vig
ilante of Hilo at the meeting Wednet
day afternooa, decided to take etept
Immediately to eee te it that W, Bartels
of Km it punished under the law for
tayrng ia the poetofflce at Walohinn,
'to Ml with 'Wilson" report the
Hilo Post-Herald.
, iThe Vigilantea here hare felt 'all
along that aomethlag taonld be done to
make ta example of Bartelt and the an
nouncement that the authoritlee in
Washington have overruled the decision
of Cnited State Attorney Huber in
Honolulu that nothing wat to be done
agalntt Bartelt, opened the way for ac
tion by the local body. A committee
waa appointed to get in touch with the
local authoritlee and with the Honolulu
hoadauaTtere f the Vigilantea, to as
certain lust what it the sttto of the
ease and then, to 'make a recommenda
tion to" the executive committee, which
probably will : then submit the whole
matter to. the aext . meeting t the
American Defense Society here.
, ,i " - e ,i , . J. ., . .
: CI
. A .V 7.;.' :
Given Enlarged Quties By Harbor
. Board f . . V :
William DTCsmond, who ; hat been
serving, ta the capacity of engineer of
the harbor board, waa formally author
ised by the board at it meeting yet
terday afternoon to take full, charge
of all engineering work under prosecu
tion by the. board. . He it also author
ised, te take charge of the work in pro
greet at Pter- 18 where new and eco
nomical mOthoda of replacing worn out
piling ere recently put in practise,
at described tome time ago in The Ad
O'Etmond haa been an active and
energetic: force in the department tinee
hit appointment and full . confidence
hat been' expressed by members of the
harbor board that he. will be fully equal
to' the -enlarged duties and responsibll
itiee that have been placed upon him.
. At the meeting yesterday a bill for
tracki and aidinga that were built by
the Hawaiian Consolidated Balhray
Company at the wharf at Hilo, amount
lag to -11336.33. was- ordered paid. . It
arac , explained that Jthf- faced 'fee tht
tracks aroee tn uctober ot iwo at a
time -when the Territory had no avail
eble,fundt with which to meet the
emergency. The work waa done by the
railway Company, at it had need of the
facilities, and the debt hat been car
ried since that time.
- In connection with questions con
cerning the building of the new pier
in Knhio Bay that were discussed at
the 'meeting the need of a tract of
about four and a half acres of land
owned by the Kaeleku Sugar Company
near the point on the ahore from which
it ii proposed to extend the new wharf
waa explained. Plan are under way
te acquire the land under terms that
will leave to the sugar company a right
of way and easement to the new pier.
Fish Being Hoarded, Says Eben
The probability that the poud mullet
supply of the Territory will be com
nandeered by the food administration
unless the pond men bring the fish to
market at the present prices it Immi
neat, according to a statement made
yesterday by Kben Low of the fish com
mittee of the Vigilance Corps.
Mr. Low made the atsertion last
night that he had absolute proof that
the pond mullet men were hoarding
the Dsn.
The revelation of rases where 150
percent profit is made in the handling
of mullet is one of the complaints on
waica Mr. Low will insist on a show
down with the mullet men in order that
they shall be forced to abandon their
attempt to dictate to the government
the price of the fish that they bring
la, Mr. Low believes that the eon
tention that they are waiting for a
promised grading of mullet prices is
only a Cloak, to eover the real purpose
Of the pond men in withholding their
supply from the public.
Mr. Low sayt that an investigation
Of the eost of producing the fish has
shown that the price of twenty eentt
per pound act by the administration
is a just price to all concerned. In the
face of this statement, however, Mayor
Fern visited the market yesterday and
insisted that the priee is too low and
that the fish men are entitled to twen
ty five eentt for this variety.
k Major Charles B. Cooper, M. R. C,
and tne members ef the Army Travel
ing Medical Board, which went to Ka
uai Monday afternoon to examine draf
1 lew on ui uiruu ic, win reium qwo
. WlHav. icordlnir tn wirnleaa daanatcJi
tees on the Garden Isle, will return here
c , yesterday by Captaiu H. 6jrf.
1 lag Field. The board found that there
' was not work enough to wai'ant tki
remaining there longer. The .oard vt
go to Maui next week.
WiD Ask Prcs-derif
i in Knflnrs
1 i u ' . - ,. -
Chamber If Commer&iljvilt Cor&?
ply Witb'iSijrJgettipri of George
Angus' u. f Enterprise-- Deemen
President! wftsoi I, la U a.lted U,
endorse HawaiiBftlaV Fair- to be
held in Honolnla front June 10 to 18,
at hit official .recognition of the intent
on the part af the paepll of Hawaii to
demonstrate what' they are doina ta
the grewing ot tpoH rrrodnett and ia fol-'
lowing the bcnecr. of the gorernmeut
in the eonservetion of food.
Tbe chamber of, epmmeree; directors
received a communication yesterday
from George H. Aague'.'pveeident of the
i air communion, u wmcn ine- enamoer
waa asked te reotrest tki President te
endorse the fair and rU object on the
ground atatnov Tne lirletors unani
mously agreed t Preidt Angus' re
quest and the 'matter will be taken up
wirn tnt pretideat. at. onee
The request for. the appointment of
a chamber committee to assist the fair
was named by President' "VTi F. Dillina--
hant a foUowec ,.
FV D. Eowrey, chairman: Ed Towse.
C. O. Hetaer, Jr., B. B. Booth and B.
E. Keble. r .
Aagna LetteV ' '
The letter of President Angus fol
lows: .'.,) . ' .. V
"The Fair Commission of Hawaii
respectfully aekt tbe assistance of your
Honorable Body, la necking to obtain
official, . favorable recognition ot the
united states oovernueat Tor the An
nual Territorial Fair which it to be
held in thie city June 10 to IS, 1018.
'May .we reouett that Vou enlist the
immediate, active topport of Hawaii 'e
Delegate.) ati Washington, to the end
that, he personally call upon and obtain
wnttea endorsement r tea i air from
the PreaidenV or a member of h ia
Cabinet , who will tie directly interest
ed,, such at the Secretary ot Agricul
tare, Food Administrator, or Director ef
"The Territorial Fair will be etrietlr
a wa tftne enterprise and, we believe,
WiU prove tne biggest factor In ship
space conservation and food production
so far brought into play In these Is
land, and that it is entitled to support
on that bati.
Practical TOar "Work '
"The people of Hawaii can be made
much more eelf-tupporting in the mat
ter of food supply than they are, and
can become nearer Independent of out
tide sources for food than the' major
ity of people ace aware. The purpose
of the Fair Is to' demonstrate this;
henee it will accomplish a war work
Of greatest practical benefit to the Na
tion. "Thia Fair, the first of its kind
ever. held In the Territory, will bring
together consumer and producer, show
ing the consumer the great variety and
good,., quality of . foodstuff , and manu
f aetured niateTiani produced' locally;
inaucinir aim xo out taese in nrerer-
eaee t'o imported goods; expanding the
home market for the Island grower,
henee encouraging him to strive for
greater production.
"The greatest proportion of the con
suming nubile in Hawaii is centered
in Honolulu, with its civilian popula
tion of more than 80,000 and military
population of approximately 10,000, the
tatter practically non-producers and
ready to ' any all its foodstuffs from
Island growers jFoodituff-importation
last year amounted to many million
tons, and 'diminution of imports is not
at large at it should he. Growers must
be educated to the home-market oppor
tunity if production ia to be stimulated
Our Livestock Inferior
"Wleat aubetitutee and meat-aub-stltutet
such as corn, rice, potatoes and
a variety of vegetables. In which we
should be self-sufficient, are imported
today in large tonnage from the main
land. Improved agriculture and knowl
edge of the market should correct this
condition.. The ..fertility of Hawaii's
soil is second to none. Our livestock
is free of the diseases that prey on that
induatry elsewhere, yet in general our
horses, hogs and cattle are stunted in
comparison 'witti those raised in the
state. Lacking the educational fea
ture and healthy stimulus of open
competition which livestock fairs would
have given, our grower in the main
have been content to travel in an ever
deepening rut, breeding scrawny stock
and weakening their strain instead of
strengthening tbem.
"W!e havbeen informed that Great
Britain and France, in stress of war,
place sueh value on the practical bene
fits of agricultural, livestock and com
mercial fairs that they officially encour
age them, even to the extent of grant
ing subsidies to guarantee the expense
of the exhibitions.
"Our Fair waa authorized by the
territorial legislature of 1917 and will
be self supporting.
"We do not seejc financial assistance
of the United States' government but
do need its moral support, to allay
doubts of some loyal citizens here who
ia all sincerity are inclined to think
that en agricultural and livestock ex
hibition will not Serve a practical war
time purpose. We believe the Presi
dent, or any of his advisors to whom
the subject is presented, will give the
f roject unqualified endorsement when
he situation and our purposes are made
thoroughly plain to them."
. BUFFALO, New York, February 27
Ted Lewis, welterweight champion,
had the better of Willie Langford,
negro, iu a ten round bout here last
night. Joe Welling, the navy light
weight, stopped Eddie Horsey, the ne
gro boxer, in the eight round.
o ...
A better medicine can not be tnadu
than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It
relieves the lung, opens the secretions,
aide expectoration and assist Nature
in restoring the system to a healthy
condition. Besides, it contains no opi
ates and i perfectly safe to take. For
ale by all dealer, Benson, Hinith t
Co., Ltd., agent for Hawaii. Advt.

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