WF Kilclien enlistment Hawaii

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WF Kilclien enlistment Hawaii - HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, ' FRIDAY, OCTOBER. 12, 1917....
HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, ' FRIDAY, OCTOBER. 12, 1917. Y HAS PRAISE POLO GROUNDS Mainland Horse Expert Thinks Islands Ideal Came and Racing W. Berry, representing the Ptoek Farm, who Is here at with shipment of horses, con the stallion DeQtsehlnnd. nine and five yearlings, is of ; known to his friends and closer asso-the that Honolulu has n bright i ci(ltwl mhJ1, bB tU roportriB far aa racing is concerned , ....,, .. ,. . , people don't know a hat a . of The Advertiser, has et.hste.1, opportunity there is for rsc- passed his examination and been ac-ing remarked Berry, yesterday,. reptel la the aviation section signal pretty nearly everything ohVera' resene corps and expects to z,ch: ' - is more horses, but they will I in " ne or three weeks, sa soon time. Aa soon us conditions ! us his assignment to a ramp reaches the giving of an extended during the winter mont hs be no difflrultv in getting the ' Coast to nice down have learned that n thor does better in these Islands el, aad many would to ship horses here for the the change, providing there racing to make such a while." also enthusiastic over the of the game of po'o here, mid surpriaed to see such a field at Kapiolanl l'nrk. Over Polo are few better fields on the said the Nevada ho rseman won't be long before the loeal be entertaining polo teams of repute. The war. of course polo, but after the w ar ij by reason of being a military will enjoy a senon of unprecedented popularity. When it is realized what Hawaii has to during the winter months 1 teams will soon be headed thia, ; . i- . v to me as thounh Hawaii to plsy an important history of polo. You have the beat ponies in the world some players who are second beside a lare and promising youngsters who bid fair to fill the places of the older play-era, the time cornea for them to game. all these things into eon- it would seem that it woa't long before Hawaii has s team of her own, and it be .surprising if, sooner or Championship fame Were here in Honolulu, at Kap-1 of Horses Next Week beginning of next week Berry have his horses in shape for Dy me general public. The ouarantiae will then be up likely that the horses will be . Kapiolani I'ark and Quartered thre hua been a lively inquiry the horses, and several prospective are in the air. One of the ia aaid to be contemplating the Htallion Deutschland mares Fay Muir, La Estrella, Rosella each have pros purehssers. and Fraxxle are both beau animals, and the former in foal to imported Honey-arood, great English horse. La by Electioneer out of Fluid. being by Voter. She ia a having been foaled in by Voter out of Hanrose in 1H13 and although ahe been raced, haa abowa indi both speed and staving Qual for the next June meet- . . i repay her purchase price meeting alone. Berry haa a ! of tins mare as a racing , . yearungs nave also been in-' bLT. Tbey are a nice looking all broken. Dinner Bell, by out of Eleven Bells; Baunte looking filly by Ntarbottle out Line; Peter Post, by Deutscb- of Hoselawn; Dreamery, by out of Ocean Dream, and Montgomery Out of Kumiss the lot Deutschland is looking remark- He is the same shapely com-1 as when he galloped away Burns' Handicap, and to look ! would not think that he waa twelve or thirteen yeara old. "" " " KILCLINE ENLISTS IN Fi Former Rcponcr On Advertiser Passes Examination , and Is Accepted and Expects To Be-' Be-' gin Soon His Course of Train- ing : William F, Kilelin,-,'Mike" as he waa hint in Baa Francisco from Washington. For nearly a year KileliAe waa on the Staff Of The Advertiser. One of hie first assignments after , hia arrival from Han Francisco was to cover the later Island Navigation Company hearings hearings before the hoard of utilities, He later edited the "sugar page" in addition addition to regular rrportorial work ' aad was one of the pathfinders in The Advertiser's Advertiser's I'i lot Car on its tour of the Islands. .' v - When the rsll fAr registration for the drnft In Hawaii came Kileline registered registered but his inclinations were not for service in the ordinary line of duty of the national army to be raised under the seleetive draft, . lie had other ambitions ambitions and early ia 'August he left Hawaii Hawaii and Honolulu to seek the achievement achievement of; those ambitions. How well 'he has succeeded is told iu a letter re reived from him by the Just mail from the mainland In which he says ia part: enlisted Uet Tuesday. Preliminaries Art Slow "The whole proves of getting into the aviation corps is a patience test. Foor'daya after my arrival here, 1 mailed my application to Washington with the accompanying letters of recommendation recommendation after having personally ap plied for the required blanks at western western department headquarters here. On September .14, a month after my re turn, I received acceptance of my application. application. , Ten days Inter I reported before the examining board. The next day a group of sixteen applicants went through the phvaieal tets. Thia ex amination took place at the University of California hospital here and lasted four hours. We , reported at sevsn forty-five Tuesday -morning and they finished with ua at noon that day. The allminttinn in naint nt lonfiiliiM. and thoroughness, is everything that you bear. But there are none of the eun-shootina stunts 'or other fearsome thinro as are renorthd. The onlv out of the ordinary test Ms the one to de termine sense f balance ta whirling chair. Ther gae-vojs eight Of these whirls. ' After each one vou feel as if you are aboard 'he Kiaau or the Likelike or some' ''other Inter-Island steamer. .'. Mr experience traveling between between Island's helped-and 1 didn't do what some of the other boys did loae everything.'-' " ;' ' Many Try, Few Accepted "That efternoou,, much to my de light, I waa notified that I had passed. Six of us passed out of sixteen, a uieher I percentage than usual. As a rule about tour out oi twenty pass to is aviation corps test. Tommy Duggan took the test a few days before J did and failed because of slight deafness in one ear. After passing tho test, wo were euliat ed as privates. "The next step is to await aending of my papers to Washington. I will probably lie assigned to the preliminary training aehool at the University , of California, Berkeley., - There I will take . u nmuiH, vumn 1 1. viumiu n ui ft. theoretical training, such as study of air currents, astronomy, machine gun mechanism, observing, .direction of ar tillerv flr,) wir,Bg. etc. a two months' course in ground work. Second Dnnru rur If I pusa the examinatious at the end of the two months, I go to one oi the flying schools surh aa Dayton, Ohio, or Man Diego, California, and become an aviator with a lieutenant's eoiiunis-aion. eoiiunis-aion. If 's a loug road but will be worth while. , "Everyone seems to be enlistiue here and the newspapers have a hard time repliuiuir men as fast as thov enlim It is true that there is not the, wild enthusiasm and outward show of spirit for the war that one would expect, but ciau Krancinco, at least, takes the war aeriously and, I believe, is all for it." i. J , 1 as.- Navigation aa last stroke effects recovering, som-months Ue maiden Maui, sod Caused Toe that by E. manager of now the able ship nesa, plan borne Captain eovery nr.. WM to be circles. waa the of He year in the within ture of subsequent possible. he year all-round went of and when and young it that ward. on 1 1 Han 1867. secured J. for oorts, to the trip on that bay cnl Sprockets Brsn-nan after was rain. if engaged Iu upon the for This that, a Km transporting plantation ing the ptuu brig

Clipped from The Hawaiian Gazette12 Oct 1917, FriPage 8

The Hawaiian Gazette (Honolulu, Hawaii)12 Oct 1917, FriPage 8
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