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AUGUST 30, 1918.
Patriots and Politics
FROM tliq mainland,, through official sources,
come words that should put Honolulu up on
its toes in anticipation of the developments to fol
low the signing of the peace treaty, while we are
given every assurance from Mr. Kossetter and
Others that the federal government is prepared to
help us get ready even before the conclusion of
; the war.
, . There arc indications in every official report
dealing with the trade and commerce oi the Pacific,
that Honolulu is to come into ner own and be I
made one of the great '-hipping centers of the
World's greatest ocean.
There are indications that this is to be, after
; the war. an even greater naval station and a
gTcatcr garrison city than the most sanguine had
hoped for.
Things that every other city will be forced to
fight fur in tierce competition are going to be
.-handed to us. if we only show our inclination and
' desi" get them and evidence our ability prop-
erly utilize and develop our opportunities.
Ain! .iw are we moving to show that we appre
. ciate even a small degree the great promises
' of the near future ?
Within a few days the lists of nominations for
the party primaries for the choosing of candidates
for our local legislature will close. The legisla
ture to be elected will be, in all probability, the
"peace legislature", the territorial governing body
at the most crucial time in all Hawaii's history,
the law-making assembly and the appropriating
power at a time when Hawaii must be efficiently
prepared to grasp great things.
' At this time, when the present calls for the
quality of sane retrenchment in our legislators,
with businesslike competency in our administra-
tion, and when the immediate future demands also
that our representatives and senators be men of
" broad vision, capable of planning for big things,
we look in vain through the suggested lists of can
didates for names of men that measure up either
-to the present need or the future possibilities. A
' few good names loom prominently out of the muck
i of third-rate politicians.
In this period of dollar-a-day men in the federal
6ervice we had hoped to see the trained business
; men of Hawaii, the keen professional men, the
, broadly-educated, wide-visioned veterahs of the
community, rise to meet the territorial require-;
ments and offer themselves for the legislature as
a matter of partiotic duty. So far the lists for
both parties together fail to furnish one even par
tially satisfactory ticket.
Why should the voters of Hawaii be forced to
choose its law-makers from that class of men
' whose names are never seen as among the leaders
, in commerce or the professions? Why is it that men
who will serve Hawaii on the unpaid commis
sions, in the organizations that do constant com
munity work on the volunteer basis, who lead in
the Red Cross and Liberty Loan drives, who hon
estly regret their inability to don a uniform and
get into active service overseas, who are the ones
to whom the community instinctively turns in an
emergent-v. are not well represented in the list
tf legislative candidates?
It is just as patriotic to serve this part of the
Union at this time as it is to lead a battalion in
France ; it is just as necessary for the general
' . good of the United States to have trained, honest,
.. disinterested men at the Capitol on King Street
as at the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue.; it is
relatively as important to have the war measures
and the peace preparations of the Territory of Ha
"r waii well considered and honestly framed as it is
to have the war and peace legislation in W'ash-
ingtoii so considered and framed.
This is a time when we should not have to pick
our lawmakers from the taro patch, the fishmar
' ket, the police court legal ring or the pool room
' fringe. Let us forget the fool things that have
'. heretofore passed in these Islands as "politics" and
reach out for those things that mean something
in this momentous period of the history of the
Just at present the primary outlook is greatly
discouraging, but there is time yet for some of
' : the n'-n ve would like to have and should have
to i , forward as volunteers in the cause of
W. 8. 8.
An Eye Witness
T1IL story unfolded recently by Major Fox, a
liritish prisoner of war escaped from ier--.
many, in which he told with simple directness of
his experiences during three years in Cierman
hands, and of the things which he saw with his
own ees in the Cierman prison camps and else
where, demands attention, sa s the Christian
Science Monitor. A normal human being natural
ly shrinks from hearing of the things which Major
I'ox related to his audience at Newport, England,
because ouch tilings are not normal to humanity.
He shrinks still more perhaps front discussing
them. And vet just because they are not normal,
the fact that these outrages are being committed
and all that this fact means is apt to be lost
sight of.
With a vividness all the more remarkable be
cause so largely unconscious, Major Fox showed,
first of all, the terrible shock with which the Bri
tish soldier, who would "gladly have called his
foe noble", found him out utterly ignoble. The
major tells how. in the course of the first battle
; C yrco, he. and Ilia Hl-fl captured some 200 pris
oners together with officers; how he sympathized
with the officers, offered them refreshment, told
them it was "jolly hard luck" for them, and did
all he could for them and their men; how, a few
hours afterwards he was in German hands, and
when he was brought to the officer who was to
have charge of him, this officer "turned and spat
at him full in the face". That was the beginning
of three years of insults, suffering and degrada
tion, days at a time in crowded filthy cattle trucks,
w ithout food or water, with interludes at "wayside
stations where women offered them food, and
snatched it away again on learning they were
Then once in the camp, they were destined to
be the daily helpless witnesses of outrages on
common humanity the like of which the world has
few records outside the annals of the Inquisition.
Let one 'case be taken, and its significance appre
ciated. Three clerks from Paris were forced to
work in the coal mines. Utterly inexperienced
and unfitted for the work, at the end of a day of
toil, their output was tt small and they were
condemned to twenty-four hours in the steam cell,
and now let Major Fox complete the story. "The
steam cell", he said, "is small, and when the men
arc inside and the door closed, hot steam is turned
on, and there is no release for twelve hours. At
the end of twelve hours, the door was opened, and
the strongest of the three was able to walk out.
and pull a half conscious brother after him. The
third was dead. Soup was given to the survivors,
and then they were ordered back, the stonger of
the two being ordered to carry the other one. He
refused. 'One brother,' he said, 'died last night;
I will not carry another one in to die.' The l.er
man sergeant in charge, for a reply, took his rifle
and shot the half-stupefied Frenchman dead be
fore the eyes of his comrade."
Now this was not an isolated case' of barbarity,
the depraved device of some German soldier. The
steam cell is apparently a recognized German in
stitution. It is one of many such institutions, all of
which have, so far as any known protest to the con
trary goes to show, the full approval and recogni
tion of the German people. This, indeed, is the very
essence of all those enormities which have passed
into common parlace under the name of German
outrages. They have the sanction of the German
people. There is no use in railing against them,
still less is to be gained by protests. They should,
however, be noted, not because they are outrageous
A hnn1om ka detk which just nr
rived from Hilo adorn th- ort'ne of
territorial treasurer, IMbert K. Met
((it. It bears the inscription : " Pre
united to Judge I). K Mctr.gcr by hln
many Hilo friends tipon his departure
from lUIn, in appreciation of valuable
ior ices rendered the community."
A message was sent to. Washington
yesterday by Clarence Crabhc, of the
Kcpublican central committee, and oth
crs, addressed to various congressmen
urging them to secure passage of the
lull now in congress which provide for
the extension of the voting privilege
to all registered voter of Hawaii now
nerving In tha American army in Ha
waii. The measage also urged that
the bill ho pacd before October.
The United States shipping board U
to be urged to grant the right of steam
er passage to travelers to and from the
Islands who have urgent business rea
sons for making the trip, in preference
to those who travel for pleiiKiire.
Pali Pong ('hong and Kim Hoon
(loon, two Koreans employed at tbe
Railroad Wharf, were injuircd yestcr
day morning through being struck
with a sling load of sugar. They were,
treated at the emergency hospital.
Inquiries have been made by n num.
ber of I'linnhou patrons with reference
to procuring military uniforms before
the opening of school. Any who wish
may do this by obtaining f rum Mr.
lion land an order to be presented to
the tailor.
, Governor McCarthy, City Kngineer
Cantin, Huperintendent of Public
Works Higelnw and Deputy City At
torney Criaty made a trip to the wind
ward side of the iidand yesterday mom
ing to make a final inspection of the
survey for the proposed belt road.
. At the head of the purchasing
brnm h of the quartermaster general's
lepn 1 t miMit in Washington. D. C, is
Maj. Percy A. Swift, quartermaster ic
aere corps, formerly manager of Hen
rv Mav & Co. He wna one of the lirst
of Honolulu's business men to be call
ed into active service last year.
Attorney W. D. Pittman who has re
turned from a mainland trip soys la
borers are receiving such high wages in
the shipbuilding industry that they now
all own automobiles. lie says some of
the laborers in the shipbuilding plants
are making aa much at twenty five or
thirty dollars a day by putting in a
little overtime.
Charles D. Ory, of Kapaa, Knal, I
guest at the Young Hotel.
C. W. flpltx was an arrival no the
Kinau yesterday from Kauai and is
registered at tha.Yaun Hotel. . ,
Miss Elleaora Lejurith, (i tpufl-t
from WinnenWc Nevfcdag a receiit
arrival in llnaohjlu tntf has 'taken
apartments in the Young Hotel.
K. Kumaxawa, a secretary of the
local Jtpaaese consulate, la to leave
for Kauai this (afternoon to Iw . gone
for a week. He la going to the Garden
Island to inspect the prevailing con
ditions among the Japanese in Kauai.
Angus MicFee, a horseman from Maui,
la registered at the Young Hotel.
T. B. Lyon of Wailuku was an ar
rival on the Claudine from Maui yes
terday and is a guest at the Young
M. K. Kaai, county clerk of Maul,
is a guest at the Young Hotel. Mr.
Kurni is here to attend the race meet
nt Knpiolani Park next week.
1.. N. MacComisky, internal revenue
agent, lias returned to Honolulu from
Washington where he has been for the
past four mouths in conneetiou with the
work of the Honolulu internal revenue
Among recently departed passengers
Mr the Coast are Mrs. Clinton J. Hut
chins and Miss Doris Hutchins, who win
visit relatives in Portland, Oregon.
Miss Hutchins expects soon to enter the
service of the Bed Cross and will prob
ably be sent to France. Mr. Hutchins
will join Mrs.,' Hutchins on the Const
in about three months, after which, they
will return to Honolulu.
w. a. a.
The American Can Company is to
build an extension to its Honolulu fac
tory which will cost approximately
.'IO(),00, according to the announce
ment bf the plans given out by Super
intendent Robert M. Morton. Work on
the new factory is to liegin November
I. The new addition wf I almost double
the output of the prevent factory and
!.... ...a V. mdiaaIivLm thj nlnnt in
uui ucidusc nicy icvcauug ucittu.ic.rf; J25,000,0OO cana a year,
nvvi , J tt n n, , . , i v tt a i v . j v ' aa , a,, m a a aa a a
ol Germany is being revealed, as is also the stand
ing of those who would help her, directly or in
directly, openly or covertly. Thus are men learn
ing the full task that lies before them. Those
who are fighting on the side of right in this war
cannot afford to lose sight of these things. How
ever hitter the task may be, they must resolutely
put themselves in the way of gauging the extent
of the evil to he overcome, and of which an end
Chairman; . A. .'WSrswortl, of tle
Maui W. H. H. cor7AJe, has written
must surely be made.
W. 8. .
Sugar After the War
NEW YORK TIMES The Brussels Sugar
Convention survived the war, and nations
which were slaying each other's subjects observ
ed its rules. But England gives notice that she
resumes complete liberty of action for the future.
It had been known that England intended to do
this, and also that she intended to follow France
in denouncing all commercial treaties with favor
ed nation clauses, but now a step further is taken,
disclosing the tendency in England toward trade
policy after the war. The resumption ot Eng
land's complete liberty of action means that she
will give preference to British sugar in Rritish
markets. Much West Indian sugar will be di
verted from this market, and there is no prospect
that any beet sugar can come lure from the Brus
sels signatories. Germany has been compelled
to raise cereals on her beet acreage, and in Bel
gium, Franc, Austria, and Russia nine!, of the
beet land has been fought over so destructively
that the world supply will be short long after
It is not to be supposed that the Brussels signa
tories can act together after England's withdraw
al. The object of the convention was to enable
the other countries to "dump" their excess pro
duction in British free trade markets. Canada
promptly enacted an anti-dumping law, and we
decided that a bounty on exports was detrimental
to our interests. Now England determines to
abandon the supply of too cheap sugar which she
had accepted in the interest of her jam trade, and
embarks on a policy of imperial preference.
Here is the seed at once of the destruction of
unfair international competition and the start to
ward something like a British protective policy.
More trades than the sugar trade will be made
over after the war, and the beginnings of the proc
ess are worth attention even amid the rush of
affairs of greater present importance.
w. . .
Elsewhere in this issue will be found the first
"Fair Price" list on staple food products issued
bv the hair l'rice Committee, which has been at
work comparing wholesale prices and retail prices
i.ml fixing what is a fair margin of profit for deal
ers This list will be published weekly in the
local papers for the information of the purchasing
public and should be of benefit to the consumers
generally. The committee unites criticism, ap
preciating the fact its work cannot I: per
lect, and also invites the complaints of purchasers
w ho are being asked or charged higher prices than
those in the list.
H. W. Whin.:le. direct"!1 of'Hbe W. H.
H. campaign, that Mrs. Harmon Hen
drick did fine work on behalf of the
t-amivaiun on the Valley Island. Her
four minute talk at Wailuku on Mon
day night, lie says, waa the best heard
there. Mrs. Hendrick, who is an as
sistant in the W. . o. campaign or
ganization, returned from Maui yeatcr
Lieut. Campbell Croiier, of Honolulu,
formerly with the fiuardian Trust Com
pany, is now iu Prance, having left
Camp liordou, Texas on August 4, un
der orders just then received to go to the
embarkation port. Lieutenant Camp
boll, who was a member of the second
training camp at Hchofiold Barracks,
was assigned to a bayonet school at
this camp. He was instructed by Ma
jor Murray, an Knglish officer, and after
a four weeks' course was graduated
third in a class of sixty. Iue to his
high percentage he was made an in
structor in the name school, remaining
until ordered to France.
Denies Politics Is
Back of Hilo
Grand Jury Action
Assistant Attorney General Irwin
Intimates Somebody Is Draw
ing a Herring Across the Trail
To Obstruct Prosecutions
Next Season's Crop Will Be Be
tween 10000 and 15-000
Bags, Reports Lightfoot
Farmers in the Kula district, Maui
will produce between 10,000 and 15,000
bags of beans next season, according
to a report made to the market com
mission at its meeting yesterday by
Manager O. B. Lightfoot. This supply
is more than sufficient for local eon-
sumption and will result in a new ex
port being added to tne list or agri
cultural products of Hawaii.
Mr. Lightfoot made an extended visit
to the farming district of Maui with
the view of instructing the farmers of
that community in the proper ship
ping and grading of their products for
-the market. Owing to the slip
shod method followed in the past
by farmers of the Kula district, beans,
particularly, did not bring the market
price that tney anouiu iiere. Tney
were not properly graded and did not
compare iu quality with the imported
The remainder -of the bean crop for
this year will amount to between 2500
and 1500 bags. Jack Walsh of Ka
hului is handling this output for the
Kula farmers and is willing to market
itheir products through the territorial
market if the commission will reduce
their selling commission from five per
cent to two and one-half percent. The
commission could not agree io mis re
duction owing to the fact that no
storage charges were made for hauling
products and that the haulage charges
fwere light.
In a communication to the commis
sion Rear Admiral R. M. Doyle said
that it would be impossible to grant
permission to C. K. Ai to send a fish
ing sampan to Johnson Island and the
neighboring reefs on a fishing expedi
w. a. a.
Cid. Willium Kendall, medical corps,
I nited Htates army, has been designat
ed in charge of the medical depart
ment of the army forces in the Hawai
ian Islands, succeeding Colonel Kbert,
who has been retireil and has no active
duties to perform.
Colonel Kbert who has had thirty
eilit years of active life in the inedi
nil department of the army, has spent
the past three years in Honolulu. AI
though retireil. Colonel Kbert will short
ly be fivrii a physical examination, and
if he is found to be iu condition, he
will be inlled from the retired list to
active service agHin.
W. I. I.
Soecial Reoretehtative To Carry
I MesWgetbf iGborf Will and
friendship To Nipponese
Cuba has decided to send to Japan
a special envoy to fnrry to the gov
ernment and people 'of the Nipponese
empire a message of good will and
friendship from tha Cuban government.
The mission, which will be headed by
William Brown, a cousin of the Cuban
president, will pass through here en
raute to Tokio in th noar future.
- Suck' was tha gist of n announce
ment by Henor Y. Pichardo of the
Cuban foreign office who waa in town
this week on his nay to Japan where
ha will establish a Cuban consulate in
Yokohama. He waa accompanied by
his wife nd two young sons.
"As the result of the present war,
which cut off our commerce with the
Kuropenn countries completely," said
Honor Pichardo, while in town, "Cuban
interests and relations in the Pacific,
and the Orient have largely expanded.
The establishment of a Cubnn consulate
in Yokohnma is an outcome of the,
expansion of Cuba's interest in the
Far Kant and I believe the Cuban Japa
nese commerce is to Increase material
ly, vrar after year.
"The Cuban government has decided
to promote closer relations between my
country and Japan. A special envoy
to eanv to J spa n our government's
good will hns been decided upon, Wil
nam Brown, n cousin or the president
For First Time What Was For
v rrtcr Luxury Is Necessity
LONPON, August ID -(Associate
Press) -This wnr, a Lendon paper
points out, H the first great confli'-t
in liist'OV which has been fought on
t o! acco.
In all pirvioin iMirn the nations en
a ed have supplied their fighters more
or less generously with food, equipment
and munitions, but rarely with luxuries.
In the present war public and private,
agencies have boon working from the
outset in all the belligerent countries
to provide the soldiers with little "ex
tras," niid the chief of theso has been
To Htitish soldiers almost uncount
able millions of cigarettes and hundreds
of tons of pipe tobacco have been
sent, duly free. Rut despite those emir
minis shipments, the consumption of to
bneco in the British Isles has steadily
increased. The cost of tobacco has
climbed from twelve cents to forty eight
cents a ponnd for the low grade dark
American product, and a light China
tobacco used for blending purposes has
jumped from twelve cents to ninety-six
vents a pound.
Anxiety and nervous strain inseparable
from a greBt wnr are held responsible
for the increase in smoking at home.
Testimony from the front is that with
out generous supplies 'of tobacco the
men could not withsand the strain of
continuous conflict.
Kngland's chief sourca of supply Is
the t n 1 1 ed States, and the fear is en
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in in.- a u. .mi i.-,,u.mi. , " tertnineii hero that owing to the war's
to head tbe mission, just lieforo I left .,,,( hip Interference with production
Havana. As Scnor Hrown is one of i thrr(, inPrPaBe home demand,
the leading diplomats in the foreign hp amoutlt available for thia eountrv
service of my country i nm luiiy con
fident that his visit to Japan will re
may be materially lessened. Bonded
tiflra liiarA a rat ovaan nnB A u tl (rnrnnal V
Sim in mmu"K ii.e i.ui.i.n ,,plpt,(, owin(, to de(.rlll,ed lmprt,,
me I itii rumiuirn. I III ill I noti'li n in
pass through here in the nenr future."
Kenor Pichardo is well known in
Cuba as a poet, besides being an able
diplomat, while his wife is equally well
known as an amateur dancer. tshe
says that she will study "odori," the
Japanese dances, soon after her ar
rival in Japan.
W. a. a.
Supervisors Sold
Public Property
Grand Jury Charge
Hilo Board Juggled Funds In Vio
lation of Law, Is Finding of
Inquisitors Prominent Busi
ness Men Involved
France and Italy, with leas extensive
sources of supply, have spared no efforts
to meet tbe tobacco needs of their sol
diers, and the same is truo of Germany.
The London press is speculating
whether it may not yet become neces
sary to institute some system of tobacco
rationing for those smokers not engaged
in productive war work.
what they want next
Assertion that politics Is back of I lie
grand jury investigation in Hilo which
resulted in the the indictment of all
the members of the Hawaii board of
supervisors and the mauagers of sev
eral of the big Crescent City business
establishments, is a far-fetched con
elusion if based on the published state
ment that this is shown because the
date for the arraignment or the de
fendants has been ket fan a 'day ti two
after the October primaries.
Much in effect is the wiy Assistant
Attorney (ieueral Harry Irwin an
swers in part the charge that politics
has led to the investigation and the
findings of the Hilo grand jury. He
points out first that supervisors, the
only political umcials under indict
ment, will not be before the voters
for nomination or election in the fall
elections, because the county officers
are elected in the spriug elections in
odd years.
Personally, he says, he believes the
attorney general's office would not
have given any assitanrc to the Hilo
grand jury investigation if there had
been any indication that politics was
tbe motive back of the request re
reived for aid in making the probe of
the Hawaii country affair.
The request for this aid to the at
torney general's office came from Judge
Clement K. Quiun of the Hilo circuit
court and the special investigation
committee appointed by the grand jury.
Hpecificsilly Attorney Irwin says:
"I do not believe that politics had
or has anything to do with the grand
jury iuvestigatiuu and its findings "
He adds that the only place where a
charge to this effect has bean brought
to bia attention was through the press.
Generalizing, and only indirectly ra
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w. a. a.
Daniel Moon, a draftee ill traiuing at
Fort Khaftor, is being investigated by
the military authorities on charges that
he has issued a number of checks bear
ing names other than his. It is al
leged that the names of several well
known oflicers have been forged
to checks bv Moon, which were cashed
with various merchants about the city.
Moon was arrested at Fort Hhafter yes
terday by the military authorities.
furring to the Hilo indictments, the
assistant attorney general says:
"It's the customary thing to draw
a red herring across the trail after
such investigations bv crying 'pall
tics'. If kept up long enough the cry
would make prosecutions in all such
cases almost impossible of success, for
in time people get to believe it 11
true. ' '
Assistant Attorney General Irwin
left it plainly to inference he believed
that something of this kind was the
hope of certain Hilo interests in start
ing the defensive charge of "poll
tics", as an explanation for the in
ilictiiicuts returned by the grand Jury
The indictments of the Hawaii su
pur visors is based on the allegation
that llicv exceeded available county
appropriations in buying supplies of
the Hilo business men who have been
The charges preferred by the grand
jury at Hilo against nil the members
of the Hawaii board of supervisors,
and several prominent Hilo business
men, us published iu The Advertiser
yesterday, include allegations that the
supervisors sold public property to non
official residents of the city last year,
such as autos und trucks, to be re
purchased out of this yinrs ajipiupria
tions. Deputy Attorney General Hairy Ir
win, who has been furnished with iu
formation of I he indictments, mivm that
toward the end of 11)17 the board of
supervisors found it was exceeding its
estimates and had uv crappropriuted the
year's funds, and then made arrange
ments with privute individuals and
corporations to receive cash from them
iu exchange for various public utilities,
such as nutos, trucks, stone crushers
and mac In nil rv for road building.
A part of the agreement under which
this cash was received was that t.lie
new owners should hold the property
until HUM when it would be bought
back by the county, out of IMS funds. I
This ileal, it is repiutrd by Mr. Ir
win, was contraiv to law, in tout the'
supervisors are not permit ted to agree
to pay out of funds for l'.U tor debts I
contracted during the preceding yeur. I
1'he attorney general's department I
specifically Match that there is no pull
Ural end to the investigation.
That the supervisors were wuriwd in
making this agreement they were do
ing so illegally, is evident from the
fact that Supervisor A. M. Calirinhu
some tune ago int'oiineil his fellow
members that tlnty were proceedmg
contrary to law. ,
An injunction suit was brought a
few months ago by W. J. West, man
ager of the Kilo branch of the von
Hainm Young company, against the
iSchuman Carriage Co. branch, and S.
M. Hpencer, the Hawaii auditor, in
which it was alleged that on Januaiv
1(1 the supervisors had "unlawfully ami
wilfully" attempted to appropriate
t21,57tt.Hl out 'of a so called "inachin
ery fund" for the purchase of three
auto trucks and one touring car from
H human Carriage Co., and further that
A. Akina, a .supervisor, was then and
is now uu employe of the Schuman
Company. The complaint alleged that
a "conspiracy" existed between the
supervisors and the Siliumun company
to "defraud the county." The super
visors are accused of having awarded
thu cuiiliai-t without culling tor bills.
The injunction suit una dismissed in
the Hilo circuit court. The Mipreme
court recently reveised the decision and
remanded the case.
w. a. s.
.jrtts wil- noi w t ..a 111 IAU....:U.
O 1,1 V rVUI'l.m, rtUgllSl If i.iamn in
ted Press) KITorts of big employers of ,
I)N1X)N, August 19 if Associated
Prees) To the question "what will
women want nextt" the National
I'liion of Women's Huffrnge Societies
has given a reply ill its manifesto of
reconstruction. Among the concessions
asked for are:
Women members of parliament.
Women envoys at the international
reconstruction congress after the war.
British nationality to be retained on
marriage with aliens.
Women magistrates and jurymen.
Women solicitors and barristers.
Higher posts for women in govern
ment offices.
Women to be police constables.
Women teachers paid same money aa
State maintenance for widowed mo
thers with dependent children.
Kqual guardianship rights for fathers
and mothers.
Kqual moral standard.
w. a. a.
The opening of the college vear of the
College of Hawaii has been postponed
fioin Monday, September !l to Monday,
September Hi, l!lK, on account of the
establishment at the college of a Ht u
dent's Army Training Corps I'nit, and
also on account of the delav iu trans
portation for returning members of the
facultv who are now on the mainland.
Announcement of Die delay was made
yesterday by John Mason Young, acting
The same aiiiiouucement also says
that this delay in opening will not
affect the short course iu Hugar Chem
istry which will begin on Tuesday, Hep
tember II, as originally announced.
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