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The Week In the War
T REPARATIONS, extensive and
have'beeit the prde! tht WecS pn the W est-
jen frrirtti Such NeiifrkWftrtf fata? hive incurred
have ml een ott tiiajor ' iiwpjrtanrj ' and have
V-': largely been local in their , nature. . These have
generally resulted t the advantage of the Allies.
V v.: -All tlieretwrts i)f'.tM AUie3 ohservers go to in-
; dicate thv j nemy has spent the, past week in vast
preparatory 'vork, in the massing of fresh re
serves, bri'nt.ng up new forces, rearranging the
, ": old, and is about ready to launch -fresh attacks on
f t scale commensurate with those of the earliest
"days of the drive. It was estimated on Saturday
; , that the German forces are ma'de up of 140 army
divisions. At the present time each army division
; is composed of from 12.000 to 14.000 whichwould
- make such force somewhere between 1.700,000
and 2,000,000. It is said that eighty-two divisions
... occupy the forward positions and fifty-eight are
supporting them, massed and ready to be thrown
- into the -engagement as occasion may require.
.. . What the reserve force of the Allies on the
Western front is at present has hot been told and
Is a subject of much .discussion. It was. in part.
for his criticism of the handling of this reserve
. army by. General Foch and the supreme war coun
cil that General Maurice was disciplined. Me
yotid doubt the force is large. Whether it will
balance that of the enemy remains to be seen.
",; It was the opinion of the Allied staffs on Friday
, that the enemy was taking full advantage of the
' opportunity that had presented" itself to strength
'. en its forces and the longer if was able to wait
- the nearer it approached a status like that at the
' . beginning of the drive but that it could not afford
' to waiflong because of the increasing number of
Americans who were gettingvithin a zone where
they can be effectually used.
In the Italian war theater the Italians appear to
have forestalled the Austrians and to have struck
a hard and successful blow. Since then they have
i' repulsed each and every" effort of the Austrians
to recover lost ground and inflicted heavy losses
; while doing this.
; To the American point of view interest centered
to a considerable extent around a despatch from
,' : Otawa and the subsequent denials of the correct
ness of its news. The telegram said the American
; ;i forces were not to be used until Americans were
over seas in more formidable numbers. It would
appear that the meaning of the despatch was that
be American force would not be used as a sepa
rate integer until that time. It seems that the
American forces are to be used, as they have been
w.JTcently in connection with .the .British and the
rench. They are to hold certain sectors, as they
, Tav been doing, and are to be given more and
V more sectors as they are ready to take them over.
'. This u substantiated by the report published this
.') morning -that '.the Americans are now holding a
Ionger(part of the. Western front than do the Bel
. gians and now are ranking third in that respect,
next to ht British and the French. New forces
are completing their training in new positions and
"l ft is evident that the hurry call of the Allies is be
ing heeded as much as possible. The United States
now appears to be getting to a stage where it will
, soon be able to "hit its pace." It is beginning to
play a fitting part in actual military participation,
v ' w. a. a.
Thrift and Investment
THIS morning begins Thrift Week in Hono
lulu, the obiect of the campaign being to se-
cpic pledges from as many as will promise to
' avoid "the purchase of. non-essentials, to exercise
a proper war econyihy and to turn over whatever
. , ; money he has saved to the government as a loan.
The loan, is secured by War Savings Stamps,
drawing interest at the rate of one cent a month
on every $4.12 invested.
V . The campaign is on a business proposition. It
is simply to urge the application of the ordinary
' rules of saving and investing, with the added in
ducement ahat the investment is in,.a highclass
government security and that the money so in
; . vested will be used to make not only the United
States more secure in its freedom but to extend
such freedom to the whole world.
The Wr Savings Stamp proposition has been
. SO devised that none is prevented from participat
: jng in this government loan, as investments of as
little as twenty-five cents may be made. It has
also' been made so that a total of one thousand
'. dollars may be put into these high interest bearing
' Baby Bonds by any individual. From the stand
, point of the small investor there are other most
attractive features. Subscriptions may be made
for any amount up to the thousand dollar maxi-
mum and the payments made at any time before
, the eiid of the year and in any amounts most con
venient, from twenty-five cents up. For each
v ; twenty-five cents a government Receipt in the
';.- form of a Thrift Stamp i given, exchangeable for
War Savings Stamps of an ultimate value of five
dollars each at the rate of sixteen Thrift Stamps
and accrued interest plus twelve cents.
' A five dollar W. S. S this month costs $4 Id.
..'It increases in value at the rate of one cent a
. month and can be cashed'at any time. From a
' ' strictly business point t view there is no invest
.: ment today so safe as one m War Savings Stamps
Hawaii is "over the top"" on every fund except
.. the W. S. S. fund. In that wc are far behind our
. . quota, probably because the general public has
mistaken the scheme as one exclusively for chil
dren. It is to be hoped that this error is now cor
:. rected and that the stamp purchases by those able
to tave and invest will materially jncrease.
Shingle's Homes tead Bill
W E believe that every fairminded person will
be able to endorse the principle of the pro
posed act introduced into the senate yesterday by
Senator Shingle and entitled "An Act to provide
for the cultivation of certain leased government
lands after the leases thereon shall have expired".
Whether the bill as drafted covers all the ground
is a matter for experts in phraseology to determine.
The bill, published in full elsewhere in this
issue, provides primarily for the continuity of cul
tivation of all sugar lands, permitting the plan
tations to continue with the planting of lands on
which the leases are expiring and guaranteeing the
planters the return of all inoheySadviahclrupon
the lands should they be homesteaded. Should the
lands not be homesteaded a rather remote con
tingency, under the circumstances the planters
and the government will share in the net profits
of the crop on a fifty-fifty basis. The bill safe
guards the right of the citizens to enter upon such
lands as homesteaders, the land so taken up being
subject to a lien to the amount of cash advanced
by the planter up to the date of the homestead
Where the bill seems to failSs that there is no
provision to bind the planter into entering upon a
cultivating agreement with the homesteader tak
ing up such cultivated land, should the homestead
er desire such. The bill might well provide that
in return for the right of the plantation to con
tinue the. cultivation of leased land subsequent to
the expiration of the lease the plantation shall be
obliged to enter into a fair planting agreement
with the homesteader. Otherwise it might be that
homesteaders would be held back from applying
ior such land through fear of plantation reprisal.
It would seem that some such a provision is rather
vital to the success of the measure if it becomes
? law.
Of course, the propriety of enacting any land
legislation at this time comes into question. There
is also to be considered the question of whether
the legislature has the legal right to provide for
liens on public land prior to its being homesteaded.
inasmuch as the public lands are in the hands of
the secretary of the interior and not the territorial
administration. This objection could be met, if it
.'hould prove a valid one, by providing for con
gressional action on the bill before it shall become
i perative. Then, when Secretary Lane has gone
into the matter personally, he could urge it before
congress, if he so saw fit, as an emergency meas-
i re.
This would take a little time, but in a matter
of this importance it is better to be a little slow
and be right than to be in a great rush and be
. W. 8. S. '
If man power is to be the deciding factor in the
great conflict and evidently it will be then Ger
many is doomed. What though France and F.ng
!and should both be temporarily defeated, there
are ten million men in America ready to throw
themselves into the struggle. There are also India
and Ireland, Japan and China. In spite of all in
ternal strife Russia," as a country, has not yet
bowed the knee to the Kaiser. Moreover, it is
probable that the people of Austria will turn
against their kinsmen, while perhaps the greatest
menace to Prussian autocracy consists of the
starved, crushed, deceived and weary population
of Germany. Los Angeles Times.
Luke Fonfc, who wan arrested on May
8 on charge of illegally selling liquor,
was fined ailOO In the police court ye
terdsy. '. ''fit'
An examination will be. hf 11 on
June 15 by the "United Htste civil
service commission . at . the customs
house, for stenographers and typists to
enter field serviceY ...
Attorney George bay! fcsserts Hint
he in going to carry his appeal foT the
netting aside of the Sentence of J. -L
Richard, formet ateward of the Hhtn.vo
Maru on an opium charge, to the ninth
circuit court of appeal.
The eaptaia of the Chilean naval
training veaael, Which arrived at Ho
noluln on Vridar for a Visit, yesterday
returned the Ball of ' Brig.-flen. J. P..
WisHcr, l 8. A., department comman
der. The captain waa accompanied hy
hia aid.
At a meeting of the board of anper
visors held yeaterday noon payment of
the road I B borers' payroll waa author
ixed, aa well as a nomber of payment
on acnool ronatruetioo .work. The
treasurer alao waa authorized to redeem
forty two of the Manoa road bond.
Kenko Kchmidt, wno wai recently
discharged from tlie . United States
army, was apprehended Thursday
morning about four O'clock by le
teetive Hwift, aear the Moana Hotel
and booked foj investigation. Schmidt
told the poHee he' waa unable to sleep
and had started out for a walk.
Because tfoward Grace, former ref
eree in bankruptey is now in the offi
cers' traininjr mp t Sehoflcld Bar
racks, Federal Judge florace Vaughn
has appointed Attorney E. J. Botta aa
the referee in bankruptcy for the Isl
ands of Oahu, Kauai, Kiihau, Molokai,
I.anai and Kahoolawe. The appoint
ment took effeef yeaterdny.
Reports from tha Atlantic seaboard
say that the Mateon steamer M'ataonia
carries 5000 troops every time she
makes a trip to France. Transport
space has been secured by the eon
version of the between deck and cargo
space. The Great Northern is reported
to be maintaining her record for
speedy voyages as ahe made a round
trip across the Atlantic in eleven daya.
The younger pupils of the Punahou
Music Department appeared in, a re
cital Thursday afternoon at Charles K.
Bishop Hall. On the program were
several very youthful musicians, among
them Marian Eliton and Paul Cooke,
aged seven. Host of the students ap
pearing were eonalderably older than
them, but had been-,;, studying music
but for a short time '
w. a. .
. Ms. Fred Maktne has returned from
a six months'- visit to Japan.. . .,
Francis flay arrived on the' Matins
I.oa yeaterday from Kauai, ,
Attorney James Russell bf Hilo is in
Honolulu on a business trip.
Sheriff Clem CroweH of Maui, ar
rived yesterday on the Mauna Kea.
T. V. King returned from a business
trip to Maui yesterday on the Mauna
John Hind waa a returning passenger
on the Mauna Kea yesterday to Ha
waii. Frank Richardson left on the Maura
Kea yeaterday for a short business trip
to Hilo.
V. 1.. Flynn, a prominent lumberman
of Bellingham, is stopping at Haleku
limi Hotel, WaikikL
Dr. Chas. C. Bradbuty has opened
rii office at 424 Beretania street, for
the practise of osteopathy.
The address Qt,Pl,,n$ Mrs Doremua
Scudder, now reaideat'in Tokio, has
been changed to 10 Tsukiji, Tokio,
Japan. " -
M'r. and Mrs. Henry Martin, of Vie
toria, British Columbia, have taken one
of the bungalows at Halekulani Hotel,
Waikiki.; i
Lieutenant Kuehn, of the Coast Ar
tillery Corps, National Army, has been
appointed first lieutenant of the. ord
nance reserve with rank from Decern-
Scored In Letter
ber s.
Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Robbins gave an
informal dinner at the Outrigger Club
last tiijht in honor of Mr. and Mrs. A.
H. Walker, Mr. and, Mrs.. Jesse Dutot
and Mr. John Martin.
Mrs. M. M. Harmon, aister af Major
Harold M. Clark, received cable advices
yesterday that her husband, Major M.
M. Harmon, wbo has been performing
active duty in the aviation' eorpa in
France for the paat year, would-leave
for the United Statea shortly. Mrs.
Harmon ia leaving in the near future
to join her husband in Washington.
W. . -
Gross Manipulation Profiteering
and Hoarding Charged By Jo
seph K. Clark; Wielding of Cut
lery Adds Unduly "To Cost; v
Oross manipulation, profiteering and
hoarding, in the selling of fish In Hono
lulu is charged by Joseph K. Clark
in a communication he has addressed to
the food I commission following an
efforts he made at the re.nt public
hearing of the coinml'gi.in t lay
charges before the body. At tim
he'wss asked tor put bis eoilft!nt ;0
writing. v t. k ' '
Charges aaaeased in the Jink. markets
for the dressing of fish are;' whoIlT on
Three Chinese Captured With
"Dope" Disguised As "Sun-
day fish," Officials'Say :;
No,W the Chinese importers.-' venders
and r)r-rsiiof niim-;rtre inatng' camou-
ti.kttn1 eViAWrVW rf- fho W
toms staff, it was .-"how n yesterday
morning when three Chinese were enp
turel with tv idve tin'pf dipe, tied
ti in i'iSir ittMiul to pass as
ftnaday 'Bj4y of? according, to
the asuerttrtna of the police, which r
verified by members of the eitstoms
- The three men booked for the inves
tigation bf ,the federal authorities at
the police station yesterday were I.oe
Sing,, Pong C'hiftg and Man Sing, all
of. w,hm are aiJ to be engaged in
Two German employe of Haekfeld
A Company have filed declaration of
their intentions to become American
citizens. They are Carl Ludwig Wolf
gang Pfluger, twenty-seven years of
age, and Julius August Bayer, thirty
six years of age. Bayer has liped in
the United States for the pat eigh
teen years. He is a bookkeeper of the
mercantile establishment and Pfluger
is one of the clerks.
W. a. a. '
The well-to-do are to pay their federal income
taxes hetween now and June 15. Kveryone is not
fortunate enough to have an income within the
taxable limit, hut everyone has income sufficient
to help the government with some of his money.
I'av vour income tax if you have one to pay, be
cause the government must have the money. lUiy
Thrift Stamps, all the rest of us who are below the
federal income standard. ( ur money then will
also help the government. A War Savings Stamp
Certificate beats a' tax receipt anyhow. -
I ew Icis will be given John liarleycorn when
he leaves the Island. To follow the advice of
Horace (Jreeley, "Cio .west voting man" is about
all that U left him for the adoption of the consti
tutiotul amendment by the states will leave him
no place there. He must "stake out" his claims
in other lands.
" hv stop at five million men?" asks the I'resi
dent. His speech in New York at the opening of
the Red Cross campaign contained in it nothing
which can give comfort to the cnen)v," ' Mts bur
den is that we have started something and will
finish it and finish it right. We are yroud of our
task and are to be prouder of its completion.
Reports that are now coming in daily indicate
that the country has hit its ait in ship building.
The period of preparation is about over and now
we are beginning to see actual accomplishment.
If mainland United States responds to the call
(if the Red Cross proKrtioiiately as did Hawaii
the total will be close to SI. 7 5, 000 .fx) instead of
the S100,(XX).000 asked.
I'aisy balked and would not enter the capital
grounds. Kdivently she recognizes that a Demo
italic administration is not for the elephant.
Less than six weeks and the Territory of Ha
waii will be "bone dry" if Wilson signs the Sbep
pard Hill as no one doubts he will.
Kapiolani Park Looks Like New
City Subdivision of Huge
, , . , War,Facries
Usual Sunday' erowffs Vho visited
Kapiolani Park yesterday found that
recreation ground beginning to look
like a new city subdivision of war
factories in the building. Huge
keletonlike structures of frame have
sprung up almost over night there,
covering asost of the ground in the
vieinity of the grandstand and extend
ing from that point down to the lower
end of the track. ,
In fact, it ia to bo a city, the
Territorial Fair city, and when com
pleted Will include several structures
in additfon to those which are nearly
finished bow. Nine edifices now await
the flooring and roofing, and this work
will be undertaken this morning.
These are forty feet in width and vary
in length from fifty to three hundred
and t?enty feet. Four, on the Diamond
Head side of the grandstand are to
accommodate the mercantile diaplays
which will be exhibited by Island
business liouseM. v
A croup of five on the townward
aide of the Park ' public tennis court
will shelter, the agricultural, flower, art,
Hawaiian crafts, food conservation,
public schools and Army and Navy ex
hibits. Another building will be erect
ed here to increase the capacity of the
group. This huM been found necessary
by the demands of the exhibitors for
more room, an indication that the Fair
ia going to assume tremendous proportions.
In all, it is estimutod, there will bo
nearly SO.OOtl square feet under cover
not including the automobile show or
the pena and paddocks which will be
built for the iivestock, poultry, dogs,
oats and uiniiHCmont oncesjiions.
Most of the structures now. erected
probably will be ready for exhibits
by next 8aturdav, though it ia unlikely
any except the conuneYeial exhibitors
will need to undertake installation of
dixplays quite so early. The Territorial
Fair ' will open its gates three weeks
from tomorrow noon.
Most of the Fair structures are to
be skeletonized edifices, with roofs of
tarpaulin. There will be many tents,
but the main show will bo in the big
buildings, which will give wonderful
opportunities fur display.
The interest taken in the June
demonstration by merchants is indi
cated by the fuct tlmt practically the
entire space in the four huge buildings
of that Hcctjim Iium been spoken for.
Most of these arc larger than was
intended originally. Almost without
exception the local merchants were
found wide unake to this exceptional
opportunity to show their wares in
au attractive way. They not only were
willing to buy spuce, but ejjger to get
and most liberal in their demands.
Cuttan, Neil) I Company and T. H.
Davies & Company are building their
own exhibition edifices, near the Jap
anese miiuunient. In the immediate
vicinity of the monument, the Japan
esu committee appointed by the Fair
Coinmiasion will construct a typical
Japanese village of tea houses, pugodus
And the like, utilizing the monument
and the cocoanut palms and creating
I a scene of highly, colorful, exotic
As announced in The AdvertiBer last
Tuesday when Major Harold M. (.'lark,
'the aviator, arrived in Honolulu from
hia illfated seaplane flight fo Hawaii.
a board of inquiry will investigate ana
report on all phases of the trip, includ
ing his landing in the forests of Kai-
ppomted by
also, whether any effort to salvage the
wreck shall be made.
w. a. a.
Justified, Clarlf contends, and RrpimhTflamrkat aStlvsiilrt
or tnia ae points out mat the addition
al charge made for dressing vary
greatly with different varieties of fish.
The system prevailing a,t thi market,
the writer says, is unreasonable and
aires Examples .
He refers to Jhe purchase of an
elaula listed whole at twenty-four
cents and purchased-May, 8 weighing
three and three quarter pounds? for
ninety cents. The dressed (.'arenas
weighed two and three-quarter po inda
and the. waste matter one noun I nnd
being eliminated serH the eoat of tlm
fish to Bl.Myt, a margin of fourteen
and a half cents or four cents pound
for ,th .fM of the carving knife.
"Pakapaka, another species,'1 he
aays, "treated to the same formula
costs nineteen cents whole nnd thirty
cents dressed, and netted the career
tver three cents a pound for merely
dressing the fish. '
"Estimating an ulua, hapuupuu, or
kahala at sixteen cents wholo end
twenty-six cents dressed, they will i.et
the carver tbfee cents a pound; in aku
at eight cents ' a pound whole and
thirteen cents dressed nets only one
and a half cents a pound for the sin e
A Fair Question
Is there any valid reason," he fdts
the commission, "why these fishes
should cost the consumer a gilt-egde
price for the mere use of cuterlyt
They grow to large size, too large for
the ordinary. family 's use, and there
fore must be sliced to be available but
why such premiums?
"The oio, a near shore sWecies,
abundant in these waters and caught
at the least expense, is lifted whole at
twenty cents and sold iu chunks at
thirtyt-wo and a half cents, netting the
carver over five cents a pound."
"Can Mie food administrator. " the
writer asks, "enlighten the public, its
to why kuniu. moano and especially uu
should cost the consumer the exorbit
ant price of twenty-eight and a hulf
cents a pound, an excess of four and a
half cents a. pound as against mullot
Kvldently the Chinese, the enstoms
men sav, believed they were (being
shadowed and they are charged -with
attempting to take the twelve tins of
opium from the fish market to a point
near a joss hoiiso on Kukui fUreet. In
their alleged attempt to do so, , the
Chinese are said to have wrapped the
opium in old rtewspnpers, with two' or
three pieces of ti leaves Rtickiflg out,
so it loolied very much like all the
packages carried by' early morning vis
itors to the market.
The customs men ndmit the Chinese
were correct in their guess that they
were being watched, and wort they
started to leave the flshmnrket with
the big package. Inspector Oilbert Mc
Nieoll was notified. He overtook the
Chinese and had them booked for in
vestigation. One of the Chinese is said to have
had a bag containing flfiM when ap
prehended. Whether this was the price
paid for the twelve tins of opium, or
for previous sales, has not been deter
mined by the customs, mei as yet.-they
Hince the exposures jpfthe-eonspiracy
involving Han Franciisno and Hxinoluln
business men. tho local enstoms men be
lieve much of the opium reaching here
may be mnde in Mexico and then smug
gled to Hnn Francisco.
From there, it is thought, it is sent
here as nrdiuary freight or express mat
ter, with any assumed name given as
that of the consignee. The ibill of
lndinc is then sent to one of the con
federates in the eonnirnCy nnd later
presented for the package, with small
chance of the contents becoming known
before the opium is taken to n hiding
Puch, routrhly. is believed by thi
customs, people to be the plan which
it is alleged had been evolved by T.
IT. Davis, 'the Him Francisco tea dealer,
the three Selinrhin brothers, and Joe
Kubey, former assixtant Honolulu post
master, who were indicted by the fed
eral grand jury in Sim Francisco last
w. s. s.
HILO, May 7 Through an accident
that occurred yesterday at Kealakekua
the little five-year old son of J. E.
Wbitmarsh met with such severe' In
juries through burning that he 'died
yesterday morning.
The chili) got hold of some matches
and in playing with them managed to
light one of them. The little fellow's
clothing caught fire and before the
flames could he extinguished he was
o severely burned that it was seen
from the betjinning that there waa no
hope of his life being saved.
W. 8. a.
Bond for the release of Charles
Hpillner, Oahu Hugar Company irriga
tion lunn, arrested Thursday at Wai
pahu on a warrant charging a violation
of the Kspionage Act, has been set at
$2500. He has retained I.orrin An
drews to defend him. No date has
been set for his hearing before the
United States commissioner. Up until
yesterday afternoon he had not fur
nished the necessary bond to secure
his release.
W. S a.
Ilv sir. Minimi Kea. Mnv IK.
1'KilM HAWAII Ml Mini Mrs. It. t.
Mei'recry. V. A l.oiilssun. Mrs. U. Nt.
Anderson. Miss ;! .l.-s, Mrs. M. GiiliteH;
MIkh l Hopkins. .1. MHtsuinurH. H. Nk
inn rii. Mr suit Mrs. .1. Kiihawiit. Ham Ka
Inn. I'. Mn. In, t, (I Anums. It. Hnlvailor.
Miss K victor. Miss A. Vl.-ti.r. Miss P.
KlllKlit. Mrs. A. I. ml. Miss M. Flijlnaka
l.iir.l Mniiiu.v II. W. Mist. H. Otolites. 11
Oe.l.lex. It. H Hopkins. II. I'nruian. Mrs.
Itmlille anil child. I'linrM N. Homier.
Otto Meyer. .1. W. Itussell. ('. II. ('mirk-
shank. 1. .1. attoti. II it. iieiiman. n.
II. YiinaKiliiira. Mrs. T. Tnkalmra. Mrs. A.
K. Kiilreiltre. Mtss Flora Kaoo. Mrs. II. C
Austin. N. ('. Undo. Mrs. Drome K. Al
len. Iv II. Hcllu-min. M U I'errelrs.
FltoM MAI'I F.. '. Mellor. Uleu Crow
ell. (1. ', llnfirHHnl. A. I'. Mosutta. V. 'IV
rtnlii. V. Koilaina. K. f akaslilinH. T. V.
Kliitf. H.-li Williams, Mrs. 11. W. M. Mist.
M. S'auiiiinoto.
. Hy sir. Mauna Loa from Kutial, May IK
A. IMniitT. Frauds (lay.
Hv sir. Manns Kea for l.Hlinln and Hilo
May 1 .1. I.lflilfiiol. I., w. le Vis Nor
ton. .John 1 1 In ). Mr. TlioiuiisoH, Miss Mae
Hnillh. Miss1 V. Vuutlue. Ken Williams.
I'm uk ltlrliiirilsmi, F.il Nell. II. Leinke,
MIhk K. I'lei. Mrs. I.. I,. Fish, Mrs. K. A.
('Infllii. .1. It. MrKeiKie. 11. (1. riiierfelilt.
Mr. unit Mrs. W. A. IP. in John (I'ltourke,
Miss Huriress: Mra. Ituresn, Mr. ami Mrs.
Hlieriiinn. Mrs. Itrucc. V. .1. 1'onroy, Mra.
Acnes I'mneriiy. Mrs. Alfred Nnlole. Mrs.
C II Weill lirrwax. Alfred Natole, Thllll
Coin riiontr. I Idilkawa. ) W. OlfTord.
W. M Smith. I' N. Kinllh. Mr. Pulley. J
.1 Crorkctt. Mr and Mrs. .1 A. Hath. .1.
MiitHiiiinii-a. 8 lhiirn. W. T n Clionir. W.
Kwnl Fun. (leurue rollltis. c. lleiniques,
.ImIiii A lull. Mr. and Mrs. Mrllolliiall.
In- A. S. ilns'ii and wife. Mr. and Mrs.
I' i: llnawortli. t h i it a I u anil Mra. I'e-
iiii-Kiiitt- Mr and Mrs. Curlaou. Master
ItnrrliiKi r. Mrs. W II. Ilarrliitfer. Mum Ka
tun. .IiihciIi F. Ilnrii". M l iiieala. Mr. and
Mrs . K. Nil I lie. M. Yauunlliura, H. 'is
4 I The present classification and pricing
vi certain ui cue iitii snurD iivi;ivii
means extreme discrimination against
other species from the same source and
against the pond fisheries, Clark asserts.
With his communication the writer
forwards to thn commission a pricing
list wjiich he suggests affords a fair
method of grading.
w a. a.
Measure Is Camouflaged To Blind
the Eyes of the Legislators,
He Asserts
PAZO OINTMENT is guaranteed lg
cure blind, bleeding, itching or pro
truding PILES in 6 to 14 days or
money refunded. Manufactured by
U. S. A.
LONDON, May 7 (Associated
Press) In London horses are oying al
most aa fast aa flies. The principal
causes are overwork and semi-starvation,
but cruelty helps a great real. The
whole problem of poor Dobbin has ex
cited so much pity that the government
is being asked to increase the ration
for the horse and bIho to help improve
his living conditions.
"The treatment and conditions of
the wretched and inferior horses now
left in this country make one of the
most territue phases of the war, says j
Francis A. Cox, secretary of the Nation
al Equine Defence league. Those left
were handed over to the control of ir
reaponaible boys entirely nestitute of
any knowledge of horses. The remedy
is simple. If horses' food must be ra
tioned, their output of work should
similarly be rationed, and by the same
authority the police."
The government is planning to ration
horsijs used for farming purposes at ten
pounds of feeding stuffs a day.
w. s. s. . .
HELENA. Montana, May Willi im
Coesant of Ashland, Koseburg county,
Montana, was today granted a license
allowing him to scjl horse meat :is un
article of food. This is the first licenie
of the kind ever granted in Montana
and ia issued by the secretary of the
state board of health. Coesant, in ap
plying for the permit, says his business
is limited to Indians and that during
the summer he can get fat, unbroken
Indian ponies, whereas it is almost im
possible to get beef cuttle .
w. a. a.
PANAMA. April 21- Lieut. A. J.
Fiance wus drowned in (lutuii l.nkc
today when a hydrouirplnne in whii'h
he was flying caught fire at u height
of IIOOO feet. It came down safely, but
Lieutenant France was drowned while
attempting to swim ashore.
House Bill No. S, which is an amend
ment of the act if 1!17 to pay claims
that arose for dumage done in making
the Kenalo fill, is a measure "cam
ouflaged so as to blind the eyes of the
legislator to the stultification of Act
2ii", nceAirdiiig to f'riink s (iodf rey.
A claim he presented to the house last
week on behalf of Alice F. Metralf
for a balance of $.'i42 said to be due
to her has lieen denied.
The proposed measure, Godfrey says,
is. designed to open the door to un
listed unapproved nnd nut sworn to
claims now barred by the original act
providing for the payment of Kewalo
i' Iu i in s , but which the Kewulo com
mission 'h:is in its possession nnd de
sires to titiv uiit of a lialnnee which
1 justly should he distributed among
claimants already npprov ed ' '. He says
the names and amounts of these claims
have not been made public by the com
mission, and it has not stated the
amount of linlnme in hand from the
original ifMI.IIHO npproprjtitiou.
The claim Godfrey is Supporting ori
ginally was for ifUSO for damage done
to Mrs. Meteiilf' property. The claim
was referred liy the 1017 legislature to
the commission which made u pnrtinl
a un rd of iflills, leaving an unpaid bal
ance of $.112. In the petition to the
legislature it is said the full claim was
not paid as Mrs. Metealf vas given to
understand by the commission that all
of the appropriation of $10,000 hud
been expended.
The petition stivs thnt Mrs. Metealf
is credibly informed and believes thnt
the commission still has in its control
uunnsu'ded a balance of $1500.
W. S 8.
LAWKKNTK, Massachusetts, May 3
---George I. a Mlmiehe, a middleweight
boxer, nroiiiiiient in the davs of John
L. Sullivan, and originator of the
fatuous "pivot punch", died lime to
day. He known as the marine and
administered to .Inek Dempsuy, tho lut
ter's lirst defeat by n knockout.
- W. B 8.
l.OXI'ON, M-iv 7 - I A Mo, iate,
Press)- The number ol liriti-di mimes
who have died on war scr lee is now
'HO, a rdinir to an ol1'o inl report .just
receive I.
w. s. s.
I lespnn.. ii. often eai.seil l,y ind;
ge.to.n an.! it i put inn, and illii'klv
dissipl i vr- 'Ion l Im inliel 'in ii 's Taliletf.
are I;. I. ,n. Thcue t;,Mi 'lengthen the
i!ti.'e I Mill and move tilt' i.ortels. Kor
sale hy all dealers. Ileus Smith &
t'o., Ltd., agents for lluwuii.--Adi t.

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