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The Hawaiian gazette. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii]) 1865-1918, April 05, 1918, Image 3

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Delegitidn Comes to Hoaofal ind Cpcplains Jq Lxnd
-Cocaissiocr That. Plantitipi Uthetcr!
. 'That ShIi, ;GoWiH( TfieiCTracts;: Ate
V Givcft Promise! By.. Riyinbnrgh
; !. ,k. , : ;n i -" 1 r
f4omb.ly U .retting niost' awfullyl jaeta to ' thoir selfishness in exhectlnit
fooled, and, M usual. . it is ow the; Kim to let them use some of the water
ntatter .of the Kapaa. homestead tutd
the water they are . entitled to hut enn-,
not get.- ' -' - 'J.
Yeeterdny a --delegation of three,
homesteaders reme to Honolulu to fin t
ont about ft. They are N. K. Hoopii,
8. SI liur-aa and Tt Cunningham, bear !
tag credential from the Kapaa Home-'
staid Protective Association, the own-'
era of twelve-hundred aero of land
which the jrevernment ' homesteaded'
Ave month ago tt an upaet price that)
averaged ftbout one hundred dollar an'
ere.-. .
' These Homesteaders elalm that theirr
for 1hirh ther paid their. rnnrl maner
to the government. ' ' "' ',-
Ot erlord Turn! Then Down v
The .homeetnaders informed ' The XS
vertliMjr.yeatefiUy ttiat thkyha made
.frequent requeMn Uoo Mahajrer Wo-.
tere that he permit them to take watrfr
out of the Kapaa tream,'llkewie t";
on Col.'K. 6. BpaUHnR, overlord of Ken
Urn,, hot ft. or Whom denied that, the
HomeRteadem had -any right' to anr
water at alt anil rrfnaed. to permit,
them to tourh the tontnr antnm '
- -
Meeting Was, Held To Discuss
' Measures To Reduce
the Price
'. Toi, long the national diih of th
Hawaiian race, mar become the exclu
sive dish for the wealthy, nnlcm pricei
come down, and it waa for thin reason
that, a meeting was eld in the city
aupefvinors' chamber lint nj(ht heajl
adby David Kanuha, city poi inapeetor
to -dlaeuea way and meam wherby
the food conimieKion enn bring the,
price vilthio toe reach of the average
Hawaiian laborer. . . ;
.,Thj averting waa welt attended and
Twenty-seven Appear Befdre
. Judge Vaughan and Are Giy
t en Easy Sentences '
Uncle Bam w not very severe with
tweoty-eeven draft delinquent yester
day who were before Judge Horace
Vaughan, of the federal court , on
charge of. failing to register, h pree
ent when ordered for their medical
amination. and for fnilinto lit put
and return th'ir pictionna,ira. All
the delinquent were Killpinoa, except
ing onfObba.n. .
..Oli of them got off entirely because
hi tjridnced, 'a regintration earrf, tnt
apoie interesting data was presented, wa given. cham p to voluuteer far
........'.,. w. . i
which indicates that the price of poi
baa rtached a figure which make it
via ' expensive dish and the supply tq
the Hawaiian family must be reduced,
in, quantity, because he has not sufticl'
n ent' fnnds to purchase a normni supply;
'Mr. Kanuha explained that Inst year
hi wa aaked' by Food Commissioner
Child -to secure data from Hawaiian;
taro grower as to the cost of them to
jTh hK"d .n-l into the hand- of
ed upon (Lionel Spalding to ask-him
npon waat, terms he would agree to
taad- carries wrtby H the water rlghta.: their cane after they had broiigh
to the nieaa flow if the Kaprta stream, fTOp to maturity. "I will do nothing
which la, according to official data, I tor you whatever," they aaV' Colotic)
aaout eighO niiilion gallons a day. Oft- a u i , , n i .
Miaw aot V triokle is allowed twki'W J' 'J JLn i Ci
k..u.,..i. n..:.,!0 tn nu" wo will grtod, li
the facforie.
htjoai of Production
'"He 'found that from the time
-W-.-UHIIIB, ac.or,ng vo inirn- . .v. voll -hll, -,u t fc-M
.reported to have added, thus combining
statement yeeterday, ,while the Makee
VlanUtion, whinh has no legal claim1
to any ot the water except the over-1
flow,- has- locked the 'water gatea and
rejfuaea -to allow, the homesteaders to
touch them. ,
Am Given Promise
; The tlelegation arrived from "Kanal
yesterdajr morning, after being chosen
at a meeting -of the homesteaders ai
the Kana courthouse Honday after
noon. They proposed to lay their ease1
an impossibility and an absurdity. The
homesteaders cannot haul their eane,'4
the mill, while the Makee plantation I si
enjoying running rights ovr a rallroni
that bisects the homestead lands, ft
railroad that belongs to the peopl-j of
the Territory.
'These - Kajiaa homesteaifer hv
taken up twelve hundred acres of can
land froir) the No. .1 homestead feriea
or, iwapaa. iney nave ngreea 10 pay
before the Governor. They did notfi the government for it at the rate of,
see the Governor, who they were told ' around lOO an acre and fulfill certain.
. woo1 busy, but they did see the land'ioinesteadihg obligations, one boing to
commissioner, B. G. Rivenhnrgh. They'jfve ope fifth of their land under cai
laid their facts before him and Were j tivation within a yenr. They have
given, they report, a direct, definite1 been on the land five months, they have)
promise that be would write to Mn- invested more than f30W) in a tractor) jrWM, higher and other H ii;1i Cost of
ager Hermann Wolter of the plantation j.with which to break their land and
tooay ami instruct aim to open tne some or mem nave oniereil the lumber
- sluice gate and ermit the homestead-1 for their homes but not a thing have
era to take the water to which they . they been able te do, lacking water,
are entitled. t'How can I move on to my Innd, as
"He promised that -he would write at nnr homestead agreement calls forj
pnee and give Mr. Wolters plain in- when f would not have water to drink,
striMitioni, said Mr. Cunningham, af- much lees to wash my face int" fl.sked
ter the interview. . Mr. Lucas.
"But bo wonlil not give ua any lefter j ' Thtl second payment to the govern
to read at the mooting of the home-'1 nient for this land Is due in November.'
steaders, who) we report- back," add-1 The homesteaders are paying the gov
ed Mil Lwaa, enntiously. "We asked ernnient six. percent op the unpaid bal-
bln for ore, but he said we didn't ueed anccs. The iarterest is accumulating;
it, .bo.-.UM everyone would bclfctve u but their lan.l, they declare, is worth, 1 ' ;T.;"" ."".r"
Have a. Jolt Conine
fto, the klegation is returning to the,
Ieifitimately antflfcgnlrr theirs;
It ' look ' a" if someone was
harden Island today satisfied that thev "unK P're n" "!0
have the word of a goverament offlcial o'gnff-,' T
i im iiiT-j win me wiiei iiiai inj, i ri l
loflfra to thniu.
-Whatever Mr. Rivmburgh told the
homeatcwlers. however. h failed to re J
(xst to The Advertiser. In brt Intor
vVew with this paper. quite a different
phase was put oa the matter. . :
Xivonburgh Unfrettea
Mr. Rivenburgh rvfuseil to becoind
fretted 'over' tho difficulties of the Ka
jma hoBteeteaders. Indeed, he wasn't
vnclinei to c.onsidar that they had any
di Oh' ul ties; they on.y imagined they
hnd.. As to witt .whv. nihiwl Thnv
had water, lots of water. True, it wm "The vice clean-up of the city by
pnsiblo, just barely possible, that tho the local authorise, is progressing nut
plantation had put a padlock on tho isacloiily so far'aa the army is con
Watergate, but tha' didn't prove that cerned, and wo have no criticism to
the gate waa locked, did it. Probably 'ke of the' work a yet. The au-
Mr. Cunningham had walked i up that thorities, however, most keep it up. "
way, 'seen the padlock and tjlien just Usury C. . Morriam, chief of
T It J I I . f
Proviso (s Xdde That'' There
Must Be No Let Up
staff of the. Hawaiian Department,
When asked yenterday with regard to
tne vice and ' immoral ' temptations
which cuiironted the soldiers ef the
Hawaiiun ; lepaVtmeht several 'weeks
ago, and which drew au ultimatum
from (fenernl Wisafir, departnieut com-
I manner, requiring rns city aiiinorHies
. ' to cIcbii out the vice, replied bricllv
ns aliovo. : ' ' i .
The ofticcr said that so far us the
department was eoucerned the reports
reachiug it concerning the work whh I
the mBvor and' polier-nejmrtment hud
acconiphsbed thus tar, were quite sat-
walked right away without stopping to
sae whether it was locked or not,
- As to the complaint of the home
steaders that they don't evwu tiHVO
water to wash their faces, that was
ridiculous. They had lots of water.
iThO 'plantation wouldn't think of de
priving them or it.
The trouble with those hoaihsteador
was that just because sugar went ii(i
Wat' year, they aJbthmight they wanted
to. raise. cane. And they ought to kiio
that- the komeateader who raises cane
is absolutely dependent upou the plau-
tfltinn lf fnit't cruinil it. hiniMi.ir af
feed it to the hogs or chickens, or eat lf'torr, but ho added that the work
it. If he can't sail it to the planta- . "". D 'Pt "P- '
lion, men n s op against nun mat s
all there is to it. I
1'ila regard to that water, thouv'ii
avlrieh Mr. Rivenburgh was sure the
ptanttktioa wasn't hogging, just to
ploase the committee, he wouhl write
np to Mr. WoltoVajif adi ' bin if the
wuter gate were ' lu)K'l-' And he'd
raid) 4i Hardv Ji.(depiity ou: fcauai,
up' to look- arouuil ' - . i .,
Homeataadora' Orlnia
The 'whole trouble with tjbo Kapaa
homesteaders, Mr. 1 Biveaburgh foil),
was that a lot of them didn't have
amy-' money. And how could they ex
pect to be suucoMsfui without that very
aenessary ceiniiioditv f '
TIm entire row, Mr. Rivenburgh was
i-ojelideiit, bad boon atirred up by Mr.
Cnun'uigham ami two or three of the
obhars who had got financial baokink
fnom some otirte lu Honolulu aaa
liouxht a' tractor plow. They bad ox
Ittored to prow sot only tbejr own land
but that of their iMiyhUss, thereby
auuing enough Money -to pay for the
tractor. Aicd mow they find'ihat their
ueigiibttrs are broke, so tiie.v are sore
mill sunt to make trouble for the gov
ernment. Mr. -itiveulMirgh waa iudoed pained,
it .appeared, whenever he thought of the
selfishness of the homesteaders who
wanted to raise iane just hecause augur
Was high and they thought they could
make some money out of it. They ought
tn know that they couldn't get away
with any such stunt as that. If Col.
7.. H. Hpalding had been present and
Imnrd Mr. Rivenburgh express his opta
ion of those homesteaders, that re
doubtable philanthropist ' would un
doubtedly have chirked tip consider
ably, perhaps even have forgotteu for
the moment that some person are
niiiull enough to kick because ho ob-
Himilar report hare also been re
ceived from time to time by the spe
cial committee of the chamber of com
in ere e, which gv impetus to theVleun
Up movements, and for this reason it
has not been deemed necessary to call
aay, nioefing,. , ,
At (tbflm.ber qf commerce headquar
ter jt is rifportfif ,tht, ao far as the
ecHiiniijtee is' eoucerned, uuoflicia! n(
porta indicate .that th police depart;
meat has bean constant iu its efforts
to make an effective clean up in a(l
classes of viae.
At the last meeting of the commit
patches were prepared, the taro plant
ad, : tended during the time it waS
growing, picked and bngged into 100
pound, lots it cost oil an average of
l-JISpeV hundred pounds. Finding that
thla appeared to-be low in comparison
to the. rising rate of living he added
.twenty rents, making it 1.4., and then
took off five cents, making his aver
ape MO.
J Thin hundred pounds would product
aborrt eighty pounds of poi, ns sn aver'
age. for the lowest grade and as high)
a ninetv-five pounds Tor the best
gra-'e. The price to the consumer went
to five rents a pound. Tsking eighty
pound a an average, at five cent a,
pound, the consumer pnid 4.
-There was too Brent a difference be.
-t""en the cost of producing, taro and
tho amount received-for poi from the
consumer. He was told that labor
I4viltg items' entered into the increased
af tn the consumer.
Hia figures, he explained were aver
aved aftor consulting a large number
of, taro patch owners and operators.
Tn some cases he felt that the data was
ineorrect, and on returning to the par
tiea. bad thpm go over their figures,
with the result that some changes were
made . and , the general average wa
itrnelf-, .
i Thl f sport was turned over to the
food' commissioner last rjeptenber but
mm ft ! n rw liaa kaak ilftn .... '-.. . I
Hoog new1 member-on th
food commission, will probably take a
hand in tha taro and poi situation in
tho near future, and ascertain whethr
r or not tho price of poi aa paid at
preseut.br the consumer is too high,
or gives the product of poi too much
profit. ' '
He finds that the legislative act
creating the food commission gives un
usual power to the commissioners to
dealwitlT the food situation, and also
give the commlesion power to aid those
who will assist iq producing greater
(irons and conserving same.
He also believes in the commission
meeting oftener, on the ground that
there are important matter connected
with 'the food commission's work,
which should be attended to by the
commissioner more often than at pre a
Land in plenty ip available for an
increased produotion of taro- to relieve
the poi, supply situation,' but the en
tire problem rests on whether the sup
nly of labor can be secured to develop
the areas. Huoh waa tha summary of a
moetiog of the Hawaiian Cnited Asso
i-iation which was held last evening
at the office of Mayor Joseph J. Fern.
The board of director of tire aasoci
atiori were the only members present
nnd the session was called principally
to discuss taro and labor.
"We, have an offer of all the land
that we would require for the produc
tiou of taro," said .Tames I,. Holt, sec
ivtary, after the meeting, "but it all
hinges on the other principal question
of where we will obtain the labor snf
ficienKto develop the lands. We din
i-unveil this matter almost exclusively.
The matter waa not settled at all at
the meeting and will be taken up again
in the near future at another session."
i .
tee General W laser's
read iu which he expressed himsulf
satisliod with the reirults of the eleau
up and said then that1 the -work whh
progressing well, according to report
received by hiui. , His, letter cenuludcd
by MHylug- that of course ' the city
would have to contiuue it work and
not let up, in any particular. The un
official report to tho committee show
that with the cooperation of the army
ofliciaN the polls Jiiie continuing to
p toy rues with. thi work. ,
STOCKHOLM, April 4 (Associated
Press) A Hwedish eorrespondent says
that American BrtJ ftrittfh army offlcersJ
visiting General Mauncrlieim, the Fin
nish "White Guard'' leader, upon or
ders of the American, and British log
tbiiis in Htockholin,. were Intuited and
threatened by, Finnish officer at Vasa.
w;g. '-rAT
A private- company a boon formed
In Kugland, nndT the name nf Hookers
Demerara atHgar--Katatea, Ltd., "with a
capital or 7UU,(MMJ, to acquire and de
The burglar and neak thief who
.tateii.iMit was ha been opemiuu in tIie
rnoiniiig Immiscs, hotels and residence
about the city has evidently changed
his fir id of operation to 'the Jaimnese
tea gardens in th Nuuanu Valley dis
trict. In changing his base of opera
tion for getting the "long green", this
wily offender, who ha evaded capture
by the police for the past few months
has also chaugod his method of opera
tion. I.axt Tuesday, a tall man with a black
handkerchief partially covering his
face and armed with a revolver, held
up guests at the Tainigawa tea gar
den on Nuuanu street and relieved them
of twenty dollar and two gold watches.
Ten itoy ago three guest at the To
kiwa tea house were held up in a sim
ilar manner. One hundred dollars wax
the result of tbia haul. In Japanese
circles it is reported that more than
:0l has brou taken from guests at
the various tea houses in tho district
during the past two weeks.
military aervroe before two e 'clerk io:
day, three tot sentences, of, one day,
eaoh, and the others sentence fit fromj
twenty Ho thirty Jayn imprisonment. 1
. Kven thoae : aentenced may ' get fl
without, serving their sentences unless
jail acorimodationn can be provided
for them. Otto Heine, ileMity ' United
States marshal, informed the court,' af
ter the, sentences were passed, that the
county v jail was full and wanted to
know if the prisoner could not be) sent
to th Oahn Jjrlson. -.,- ' ,
' Ao tho eonvietinns were for mlsile.
meaner, the) court said tho law -proi
hibited the' draft delinquent beinfj
ent to tho prison, and also at tho kan3
time ruled that the law required that
ingle eommitnient" be made out ' for
eah pf the firjsoners.
Plan 'Wonldo t Work '.'" ;: i
Becauao'Hhere were so many of tho
prlsioners' the eonirt clerks and mrhal'
slnff wanted to " Hooverire' on paper
and send the whole bunch to jail with
fli commitment paper. Thidid not
work, no niore than did a whispered
suggestion- that the proceedings 0f the
Court would ' be hastened if tho de
-femlants were given i.lentify iug numt
bera, instead or trying to tell tkent
apart by. tho. clothing they woro or by
their similarly unpronounceable nanea,
Domingo, Perae was the Cuban who
waa given n opportunity to become a
soldier instead of a prisoner. He xf
plained that It 'was because of moving
around from one plantation to another
that he failed to get an opportunity to
register, but insisted he had already
tried to enlist, at the same time thump,
ing. his chest, Which some thought he
meant waa the reason he was notvaci
cented by the military authorities. - t
with one 'of'the Tilipino defendant
charged with'-not registering he wa
given a sentence of thirty days, but
the court ordered that he be released
on hia own recognizance until two
O'clock.' todayt during which he is to
have the ehanaeito enlist.
Many Plead Onllty : .
AU of the defendant were given an
individual eaamiaatien,,' nearly all of
thorn pleaJingguiliyv . After one ' of
them had done ao h pot in such a good
ifens that the court ordered hia plea
withdrawn. This, defendant contended
he had filled out hi questionnaire and
mailed it at H)h. . .- .-.
lie like throe othor Wlio will have
to be tried by a jury in realit; fnrel
worsethan those-who foi their troubles
partly over by entering the guilty ilea.
It will.be Aprilby tbetime the fedi
ral trial jury i ready to hear these
cases, and in the meantime the twenty
of other draft delinquent sentenced
yesterday will have : nearly finished
their jail terms.. " " ' ' 1
The saipe thing would have probnblv
beeu the rase with three Filipinos de
ended by Attorney George 'ranch, if
he had uot contended o strongly Hint
the, men had already been punished hi
being held iu jail for a hearing fi
thirty days. Hia elienta were charge .1
with failing to report for the uiediral
examination when' notified to do so in
llilo. '
This, he said, was because they did
.iot get their mail in time, but had re
ported as soon aa they i (lid go-to- tin
IKiHtoflice for thetr-mouflcatioti. On
tlnx uciouut he said he hesitated to
enter a plea of guilty as he did uot N
licve they were ao- intentiqnally. - Hut
that if he did not do so his client
won Id have to remain 'in jail, until tin
latter pa,rt of the month before thev
coiil. I be tried by a jury.
Get Of: Easy
The court finally intimated that on
tho showing made it Would only en
toncc Ui tli rue mou to a day's im
pi isoinni'iit eai li, after which a plea of
guilty was entered. 1 '
Of those charged with iaiting to till
out their qucNtiniinatre 'the 'ftrst i.
nr seven were sentenced to thirty days
imprisonment, but this wan afterwards
reduced to twenty days, jwbwh was tin
sentence given to alt the other vhnigeil
with the hiiiiii- offense- Qtoij tile fi'K
who had fuilicl to register were giveli
the additional ten days 'v imprisonment
Judge Vaughan exdaiuel that tlx'
sentences iuipnsed wore digbt became
it was et idi-nt crass Ignorance was Hie
reuson the Filipino dienUts bad nqt
filled out their queMtiounarrps, only nil
or two of tlii'in being able4o write even
their own iiuiim"-, let aloue fiil ,vut tiw
highly puiuling questiouualre blunks.
Many of them had not received their
blanks uud did not know they had sm li
a thing cuiniug to tltem. There was no
eideuce uny of tbem bad. tried to
cviide Jililltin v service, i
Mor of the defeudant before tin
federal court yesterday were 'Filipino
who were prcpariug to return to tli. M
native i-ountrv, when apprehended.
W. B. L.Tr,, .
Hawaii Asked To Participate. In
Wovement To Enroll Youth of
jCountrr In Working Reserve
A preliminary conference will be
held in the rooms of the chamber of
commerce this morning at eleven
o'clock, at which time Jjie matter of
the organisation of the Cnited .ptate
Boys' Working Reserve in the Terri
tory of Hawaii will be, taken up.
In accordance with the program out
lined by the department of labor for
recruiting the depleted labor upply
and the speeding up of production, Ha
waii is asked to participate by enlist
ing her older boys in some form Of
useful employment. Wallace R. Far
rington has been appointed the. terri
torial director of this work, fleperin
tendent of Public Instruction Kinney,
prominent businessmen and leaders ef
the, food producing industries have al
ready been consulted on this aubjeet.
More than fifty letters of invitation
to this conference have been sent out
'and in most instances enthusiastic re
sponse has been met with. 'A fluid ifl
invitation ie also extended to all who
may be interested in this subject. The
various phases of the movement will
be discussed by speakers who will be
announced later.
Matter for Discussion
The particular matters to be set
tled tomorrow are: "Where ran boy
labor be used to advantage in the Ter
ritory t"; "Where are the hove to be
aeenredf " and -"How will the Island
Iand 'the country generally bq benefit
ed by th? Boys' Working Reserved
'phlet recently issued by tho depart'
ment of labor explains in detail what
the United Htates Boys' Working Re-
i What It I
"Tho Cnited States Boys ' - Reserve
is a registered army of patriotie youth
between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one,
organized under the United
States Department of Labor to help
' the- Nation where most needed to win
the war in field and factory. Every
tboy. physically fit, of proper age, is
-eligible for this non-military civilian
"To enroll, the young man applies
to hi federal state director,' fills oat
an enrollment card, obtains the con
sent of hia parent, takes the- oath, of
aervioe and receives a certificate bear
ing'the great seal of the Cnited State
'and mn enrollment badge.
. , i'll can serve his country in three
separate units of the reserve. If he
goes into the agricultural unit, he
i will probably work on a farm from
.camp, or live in the farmer's family,
and after six weeks of satisfactory
service he will receive a federal badge
-bearing the great seal of the United
"If he works in an industry which
is essential in helping to win 'the war,
he enter the industrial unit, and.
gain the federal bronr.e badge -when
be has served ten weeks subsequent
to ' enrollment. The reserve recom
mends that all boys who are at school
remain there and use their spare time
in preparing themselves vocationally
for some essential occupation.
'IThe boy who thus trains himself
and goes into active service in a wnr
essentia! -occupation as a member of
the vocational unit, is awarded the
federal, bronze badge on taking em
ployment." Thoae Invited
Letters of invitation have been seut
out te the following prominent resi
dents of the' Islands to 'attend this
conference) ''
Hawaii John H. Midkiff, Kealuke
kua, Goodale Moir, Papaikou; Frank
Woods, Kohala; G. A. Young. Hilo;
Father Louis, H Ho: John A. Maguire,
Kailuaj David Forbes, Hilof L. Mac
farlane, Kealaiekua; Robert B. Wood,
' Kaufci Hrrbert, Case, Llhue; K. A.
, Creevey, Eleele; Charles F. Lomuis,
Fleele; Leslie Clark, Kealia; K. II.
Broadbebt, Lihae. '-
Maui John Vtt Jr., Wailuku: H.
C. Bowman, Wailuku; Fred. A. Clowes,
Lahaina; C. A.' Mat-Donald, Lahainaln
is; L. R. Mathews, Wailuku; Brother
Frank, Wailuku; Charles A. Pin k, Wm
lu k u.
Honolulu K. C( Bryan, -H. W. Kin
neyi W. C. Avery, Paul Macuughey,
Kdgar Wool, President A. L. Dean;
President K. C. Webster, Htv K. I). Wil
liwms, President ' A.-' V. Griffiths, I'rof.
L. (. Blarkman, Brother Henry, .1. A.
Rath, A. K. LariniCT, R. 0. Rurnham,
Lloyd' R. Kilhuh, Jame D. Dole, W.
O. Hmjth, J. Atnjo, J. Tof-uruhama, W.
L. Whitney, Paul Baldwin, Rev. A. K.
Akaua. H. 8. Hayward, R. K. Thomas,
Frank' ttreadtieoti M. VVatada, Pref.
Vaughan Macdaiighey, V-. Okumura,
Hoii'S. L. Desha, nhn .W. Westgate,
j. w waiiier,i in F. Jackso.
Oahu A. WAf Hanwfi. Wa.hiiwa;
vclop sugar estate in Britiah Guiana. ' ceisible to, was it ever touchod
PARIS, March 23 An Ameiicnn
corporal of nisrlans wa atriH-k in the
,.hMat liv a HIililltAr of ,I,IA af tkai Aral
Anoaj-entlv the robber ( tha aBn,u .h..ll. . ki. I. f.Jl Ju,!,in ui,,.j..l
r jf - - - '".' wuv.ia . .hj a m a
man in each ease and so far has es bombardment of Parle by the (ler-
ruped identiflcntinn. In cases whore inuus. He was wounded seriously, but
a roblwry of a house was committed, in bis life iirobnlily waa saved bv the de
no case where jewelry won easily ac flection of the slpintor by a cigarette
Because of No Vacancy 1n Can
adian Aviation Corps. He
Returns To Honolulu
llmssiuln, April ,: l(tp. '
RTCX'K t "jf ; '
Ai' itslrtwln, trd.
C. Iln wer 4t 'o. , ..
, . i'JTO
Henry I'. Beck ley, who went to
i.aoaiia tnree weeks ngo to enlrst in tne ' K. I'lsnt '.
mechanical end of the aviation corp j jjjj" 'rf, '
of the Canadian forces, returned Wed- i llaw. t A H. o
, , llsw Hits. I 'i,
nesday, because there were no vscan- Houokns nng Co
cies in the corps, and he was placed l!"""""' "'
1 . Mali liluai.u nug PlanU
on the wsititiK list. Rather than wait Ksluiku plnnt Co
in Canada until he might be called, I K't",",Hni"' Co"
be decided tn return to Honolulu, leav
ing his name, however, with officials
With whom he Is acquainted and Oil
M.llr.vl. Mm;
Ostlll MIU. '
olss siitittr I
(intiiiit-ii ym
I'tiaiilmu iitf.
I'lnnt. Co
nounciour he would uo back to Cnnadn I'si-llii- Knxar Mill
. ,, , . I'sla I'lsiii i "i
whenever caiiel.
He was keenly disappointed thnt
he could not immediately enter the
war serviie. He had no idea of be
coming an aviator, but felt thnt his
knowledge of motors nnd mechanics
wmild secure him an enlistment.
He said that moat of the contin
gent which went rVom Hawaii at the
name time will enter the particular
branches for which they applied. The
Vancouver Hun of March !!-, had the
following account of the arrival of the
Hawaiian contingent:
. "To join the living corps, Henry
Berkley, a native of Hawaii, who is a
member of one of tho most noted Ha
waiian families, hns arrived in Van
couver, coming on tHe Canadian Aus
tralian liner, lie is stopping with his
cousins, the Atcherley family, of this
city, and Miss Tavl'or. Th distinir
Uishetl y sun i7 native is determined to
lo. his bit, ami believes he will be
found especially fitted for the aviation
service. Cpon his departure from Ho
nolulu he was tho recipient of the
good wishes of the native population
and Americans ami Britishers, with
whom he is equally iiopular. The
young man chose to join the Canadian
corps in preference to the American,
believing he could reach the fighting
line aoouer thereby.
"Further evidence of the patriotism
of Britishers, wherever located, ar
rived on the Cans, lian-Australian liner,
and twenty recruits have been aled
to the British forces. When the liner
ranched Honolulu twenty stalwart
young men, headed bv John Cran of
Vancouver, went aboard. Ther were
sixteen Britishers, two Jamaica negroes,
one native of the Hawaiian Islands
aad one young man who was bora ia
Honolulu of British parents. Four of
the number have had military ex peri
ence in ihf British army and they are
going to join up in the old country,
but the rest will enlist in Vancou
ver. 'All of the new recruits have
spent year in the Hawaiian Islands,
but Mr. Cran hud been there but a
little more than year.
"Nearly every .liner einee the. war
started hat trtWjrrtTertiirtfreixr the
Hawaiian Islands, ' though the party
yesterday was one of the largest of
late. 'There' nothing to write about
us,' said-Mr. Cran yesterday, 'we just
derided it wa time for us to get iu
the game, and here we are '. "
A. W,l fcams. Wo
James Gihb. Aieat Wiliusni
Kaneohe; 8. Wooley, Lata. '
-W ). -H-r ;
,, .. . , , .4.f'
And This Despite Greater Scar
Tl)c beef shortage on the' Island of
Hawaii is so acute that Hilo has lon
had two meatless day a week, but in
the face of thla situation beef sells at
wholesale ther oae cent u ruler tin- Ho
nolulu market, according to W. H. )iip
man. a cattle rancher of Puna 'who i
visiting the city. He said that recent
Iv Hilo ha been considering Die ipic
tiou of adding a third meatless day to
the 'I'm. lays ami Fridays now nbscrv
Two years ago the Hind and Parker
ranches on Hawaii., he said, had suffi
eient stock to supply both Hilo ami
Honolulu, but in the past two years
they have sent practically nothing to
Hilo. The visitor said there is no re
lief in sight before July snd probably
nothing could be done then.
Two Will Be Brought Here Under
Suspic'jbn of Being Ringlead
ers In Conspiracy
Pedro Palia and Marcullo Astilla, two
Filipinos alleged to be riuglradcrs in
the draft evasion conspiracy, through
which Japanese were being smuggled
to the mainland, will be brought from
Maui to face the federal authorities,
and arraigned for trial.
Capt. H. Gooding Field, selective
draft officer, asserts that the conspiracy
was entered into many months ngo, and
was first brought to light on Jauuury
'i when three Japanese, Matsukichi
Tengan, Kiklchl Naknmura and Hahtiro
Kuiiagusiiku, sailed on the steamship
Uovernor for San Francisco on ticket
secured for them by Filipinos.
The permit ' by which the tickets
were secunetl were obtained from Cap
tuiu Field's office, and then were sold
to the Japanese. The .Inpum-sc were
returned from the coast on January
Kusuo Matayoshi, a Japanese who
was brought burk here March "ft, after
having gone as far as Bun Frnm isco on
a tickno procured through a Filipino,
puid -.V for his permit and his ticket
cost (4.'l,50. In Addition the Filipino
gang is wild to have secured from him
400 which be intended using in Cali
forma. The Japanese says the Filipino
who headed' the hui which got his
money was Victoriano Hclmrabotn. I,ut
no such name ia on Field's lists of ti-i
Police court faxea against some of
tin- draft evaders will come up in pu
lice court this imrrniug.
W.'.. aV-
Saccharine is rhimorini; for rccogui
tiou. Thissugar usurper has nlnvs
had Bolshevik tendeucies and has iiinde
licuduay in OcrmSHy and no litis also
invaded Italy. The Italiku (iovcrn
incut has made au ulliumc with the
pretender and permits lonf sugar to be
mind with his disloyal low ids on the
snnie level with royal IuwIiucsb genu
ine saccharine. Besides tins tin- Malum
autlioi itu-s are looking up the weef
hiihsta ill-is of plants uud im- ui tin'.' up
like writable bees et i act i lionck
out of iiiiMiirn places " hoiii of ;;inpc-''
n la Monti, n allied alter one of li.c
good professors of the raliu.
w- -"---'ri t i - - ir-
PAZU OINTMENT U guarautctd to
cura blind, bleeding, Jt(,Uing or pro
truding PILES in 6 to 14 das or
money refunded. Manufactured bv
the PARIS MEDICINK Co.. SI. Louis,
U . S. A,
I'tmui r Mitt Co JHtij
Hun Carlos Milling Co i IM 1
WhIiiIiis Airn-ll. to t
Watlukii iuk. Co.
Knrtsn Pet Co.. Lin. ...
Ul Nam- Assi'ss TO Pd
L'uil I sun- I'altl l"u . ..
Hnlku I I- Co., I'M.
Hulk" I ,v I' Co., Com.
Haw. 1..11 lly. ...
Hum I .in. U. I,', II
llaw c it Com
Ilswailnn t:l - irl Co ..
llsw. I'lll." : I.I.' I',.
lion. H .Vi l .. l id. ..
Hon. Mn i 1.1,1
Hon It T A I. Co
Inter lilmol .-. .V. Co. . .
Mm TH Co
mini It A I. Co
rnliniiK Itutilier Co
Heliiins 1 .1 iiiliiiir-i. fM. .
Hume 10 I'd.)
Taujong tiluk Rubber Co.
HON I )8
Ilea. Ii Walk I. II. CVs..
H n tun k mi lUti li Co., Os .
Hint. Con Hy. ......
llsw Irr Co., (U
Haw Ter. 4 K-f. JBIIO. ,
llsw. T-r 4', I'uh. imp,
llsw. T.-r Pnh. Imp. 4
iw-rles I'.lli IW.t) .
Haw. TiT-'l 5f,i,
Hilo (las. Co., Ud
Uoiii.kHa Suit. Co., &fc
Hon. ! Co.. I.td As ...
Knual Hv Co. os
Minion I li. r.'t
Mi-.llr.vtie Hn. Co, 6 ...
Mut. T. I . .,
Ilshll It. al 1 Co.. trLnr
Oshll Suk Co.. tfU ....
Olss Suk Co.. Urt
I'm-lrti- liusiin A F. Co, 0
Kan Carlos MilUnc. .
as I.
100 -4
l-niiiilinii. so. J4J74; t Urn per, 84, So,
Wulalnii. IX S7Tv4.no: KWa. 10, Su 50.
Jsnnsrv 1. 101A
w snsirsts peeta (no adytces).
Wi" Cent. (Fef Haw.) Harare .009
Mar. XO. 1U
Slnpspore ,
New York
40 ei
03 .00
1''.. ' ' I.''"' ' '" ! "' ' ' ' a
NKW VOJltv. Airll -(AsHjstJ prrwi)
-.tho . Naw Vert
Kollowlna are the ouenlne and closlnc
ijuotsuons or stocks in .
Market yesterday.
American Mugar . ,
Amtirlraai B-t ,
Ass.Mlsted Oil
Alaska 4iol4..t .........
Ainerii su .Locomotive .
Auierii-an Tel.-A Tel. ..
Aioettean r)H-ler -. ....
Ainerlcaa fteei rdry. .
Ann-omla Copper . . . .
Atchison Railway . ...
I Hi Id win trarootye . .
Mainmort Ohio
Itetblebeni Hteel "B" . .
CallCornls iviroleuin . .
Central Lestaer
CuundUa t'sclHc
c. M. it nr. Psul
Colts fuel -Iron
Crucible Hteel . 7.
'ulis Nnnar Can
Krl- iiiiHiuun. . ,
Ueneral Rlevtrle
Uenrral Molora inew) .
reat NiM-lbern. Pfd. . .
lutenuUi.ual Htckel . .
Industrial Ak-ohol . ...
Kennwett -Copper
KehlKb Valley Usllroad
New Ytwii t.VntrsI
I'l-nns) Ivsula
Ksy Cousollilsted .
IteadlUK coiumnu
Iteimbllc Iron t-omioou
Mom hern I'lu lnc
Ktiiii.-l.uker' .
I nited Klstes Unbber .
Texas OH
t nlou I'si-JHu
I lin.-J Htstes Kteel . ...
llab.i .., ..,
WiTiterii t'ulon .'
Clee- ,
Isi .
OKI,, -UNI'i
7sj2 . v
B '"
M'5 ;
in . ;
07 , i
Men ,-.
JMtfc :
12i!4 .
S7T& ,'
24 ' '
m :
BUi. Cs-dlvtilend. Uoquotd.
CAN FRANCISCO, April eW-( Asttoclat
l rn-sHl Kollowluv are iu dMaiuf and
clorliiR- uuolailons f atiaar and pther
stocks In the nu tranc-iMit-awaot. jee-
lerdaj-; .
TIaw'n CoinT!' ,.f.
Hawaiian niighr. to, ,,'v.
Honokaa Susur
Uulcblusoa Hntor Co. ...
tisliu Huaar Co
(Has Haasr Co
iiininea Kuysr t'q
I'asHhsn Unssr t
Honolulu ofl
I.iiiti-la Coop
Honolulu i'l;
' 6
w?il: f .elt.M;
funtationa n tlie followlnc New York
reieei to Tbe Ailver-
curb stocks, as
user Of niouebam 4k Co., ar:
Mlir IMlao
i 'n hslouia . ,
Kiiiius Cupper
Hui'KrsVMa .
I roni Blossom . ....
.Inu ItiitU-r .
I online Verde . ,
Msrsh . .., !
Mlilweet Oil. common .
Mother Uiilv
Hay llsrciiles
U'-Ki'iii' Kuls
K.-x I 'oils. . .,. , . . ,
KU hlliotul Copiter
siu.t K 1 ii ir VnuM. , . . ..
Tonoi'iiU Kxieiislou, .' ..
Tuolnuitu,. .
VlllMrl t
Kerr talks
He. la
ClVSMIII (I. .Ill .
.i-i-."nii . n.ja
ivrfi-vtlou Tire dint '''ltbier ilu
Tuns- Wertaea-
dar dsr
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5. Jtl
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aseVhcrh) tkpaWtbi
4 -vi
loler-lsljil stMuitr aUuim , Uoe for
l.orts. nve o'cltM-k . in Th..r.,u.
J W Vsuustta.' IT. A. Alvlas. Vllu ft
re o'cluck p. iu.' Tbursdai
Bit.' V. A. Alvlas Vll.a n
lli-acb. MIhh K. Thouiuaon. J N'nkrtl it v'
A) ent uud F. Nashlinoto.
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