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Now in the time to subscribe for
the News. '
The prevailing kona is very dis-
agrcublc, but no less beneficial.
The Huolo sutrar mill will be com-
plcted and ready for griudintf in
April. ' .
Owing to tiiu prevailing wet weath
er this week,' the News is rather dry
Tins plate yla.ss for the windows of
the Pythian Hull building is expected
by the S. 8. llyados.
IVdl 1 lends, Letter Heads, Envel
ops, Cards and insieelluneous job
printing at the Nicw's ollice,
Tf you want a delicious change of
diet, look over the acl.of Paid Planta
tion Store, and then ring up Ttl. No.
Gus says that any one who knows
yrhen the storm began ought, by the
same rule, to know when it is going
to stop. J
School was suspended several days
this week on account of storm and
the rickety condition of the Wailuku
The indications aro that the back
of the koua storm is broken, athough
unsettled weather maybe expected
for some days. - '
There is only one place on the Isl
and to get a jaunty white- or pearl
Fedora- straw hat, and that is at
the Kahului Store.
There will be a meeting of the
Ladies' GuilU of Wailuku at the res
idence of Mrs V. A. McKay on next
Tuesday afternoon. y
On Wednesday afternoon the veil
of clouds covering If aleak dla parted
for a short while revealing a heavy
coating of snow on the summit.
This storm has come at an inopport
une time for mangoes and avocado
pears, for much of 1he young fruit
and blossoms will be blown off the
Grinding has been seriously inter
fered with at most of the mills on
Maui this week, owing tp the difficil
. ty of getting the cane cut during
ine storm. v
Fine plover shooting is reported
in the Kula and Ulupalakua dis
tricts, some enormous Dags naving
)cen reported recently. One party
" brought in 73 bit ds.
NOTICE. There is still one store
to let on the first floor of Pythian
. . Hall building, and any one desiring
' to secure it should make immediate
D. L. MEYERS.
The present storm will be a good
test of the roadwork between Wai
luku and Maalaea Bay, but, no ap
y prehension is felt, for the road was
built to withstand kona storms.
The Makawao literary club are to
discuss the question of a federal leper
settlement on the Islauds, at their
next meeting, and considerable in
terest is being manifested, as it is a
very live issue.
The Japanese on Maui are great
admirers of horses and every ono of
them who can afford it owns a, dap-
, per, bleek little pony. One thing to
bo said "in their favor is that they ore
as a general rule kind to their ani-
Tbe time has arrived to organize a
literary society in Wailuku, for there
is plenty of talent available. It is a
reproach to tho town that something
has not already been attempted in
that direction, and all that is needed
is' two or three energetic and en
Qcacsionally there is complaint
that a copy of the News fails to ma
terialize to one or another of our reg
ular subscribers. It wonld be a
great personal favor if any one who
fails to receive the paper regularly
would ring up the News office and
raport that fact.
. A feeling of discontent closely al
lied to disgust was felt by the citizens
: of Wailuku on Wednesday morning,
when they went to the post office and
learned that the regular weekly mail
had not arrived. The foreman of the
News office thrashed the printer's
devil who indiscreetly asked him for
Hoodlumism prevails largely at
Waikapu, and the police are begin
ning take notice of the matter. Kau-
wila Silva was arrested for hitting
the lighted lantern of a passing Jap
anese with a rock, and ufterwards
knocking the Japanese down with
his fist, and was fined $10 by Judge
The Konb' Storm.
The gamboling and t pouting whales
close in shore along tho pali road
proved true prophets so Jar as an ap
proaching storm was concerned. Fot
weeks past the weather has been
anomolous on Maui, and the north
and south kona winds have been wag
ing incessant battle. Frequently tlie
phenontona of clouds moving in oppo
site directions over tho same area
were witnessed. Lower down heavy
masses of broken, cumulus clouds
were moving ma jesticallv southward,
while higher up, directly over them
thin veils of fleecy, cirrus ciouds
were flying northward.
The storm proper broke from the
north on Thursday night of last week,
and since then the rain has constant
ly increased, so that now the whole
of Maui is thoroughly saturated.
When the storm first broke, two
boats of Hawaiian fisherman from
Waihee were anchored off Kahakuloa
point at eleven o'clock at night. One
boat containing two fisherman lauded
off Waiehu at two o'clock tho next
morning. Nothing could be seen or
heard of the other boat containing
six men, and during the forenoon of
the next day searching parties scour
ed the beach from Kahakuloa Point
to Kahului. Finally-during the after
noon, when search had been giveuup
and all hope abandoned, the six men
rowed into Kahului harbor, half dead
with cold, fatigue and exhaustion.
The rain was much needed, espe
cially in the liana District, which has
been suffering a drouth, and it will
add much to next year's output of
Much more rain fell in the Maka
wao District than at Wailuku, and
considerable loss and damages is re
ported from up country. One of
Awana's mules fell in the stream
that crosses the road near Makawao,
and was drowned.
"The' Worst damage however was
done to the railroad track at Paia.
A torrent of water came rushing
down from the hills and cut a chan
nel across the track, just this side of
the Paia Depot, about forty feet
wide,' and from twelve to fourteen
deep, down, iu fact, to sea-level. ' It
will cost at least $500 to repair tlie
damages at this point.
The lake back of Kahului overflow
ed and sought an outlet to the sea
through the channel which was wash
ed out during last year's kona. The
bridge near Ah Kip's coffee-shop on
the road to Puunene is entirely sub
merged, but is reported as still
standing. The coffee-shop stands in
midst of the lake, which has spread
out toward Kahului until it has par
tially covered the yard at Mr. Kirk
laud's residence. ,
The bridge across the outlet chan
nel on this side of Kahului is still in
tact, though the road board kept a
force of men working on it for two or
three days. The railroad bridge,
just below, was undermined so as to
stop trains from crossing it. Supt.
Filler improvised a pile driver, using
one of the track engines for a hoist,
and sunk several heavy piles about
eight feet deep, on which tho track
and bridge is now supported safely.
The rain was very heavy at Olo
walu, and the bridge across the
stream between Olowalu and Lahai.ua
is reported as practically destroyed.
For the past three days mail was
carried between Wailuku and Laha
ina on horseback.
The storm has kept the telephone
wires broken,-so that communication
between different points on the is
land has been quite irregular.
Iao river, although high, has done
no particular damage, though some
of the flumes of the W&uunu Sugar
Co. were broken down.
M. A. A. Meeting.
On Monday evening the regular
monthly meeting of the M. A. A.
was held at the court house, with
barely a quorum present, on account
of the storm.
From the report of the secretary
it was found that the Association is
in funds again, and several back bills
were ordered paid. The committee
on grounds suggested that some
work was needed on Wells Park, und
they were authorized to have the
work done so far as possible with
the funds on hand.
After some discussion concerning
the securing of additional land at
Wells Park for polo purposes, it was
decided that for thq present it would
be more expedient to use the polo
ground at Kahului, and a resolution
to that effect was adopted.
Several proposed amendments to
the by-laws were read and filed, to
be acted upon at the next meeting.
No further' bus!ness"coming up, tlie
meeting adjourned. '
It is understood that the polo
grounds at Kahului are to be put
in excellent condition at once and as
soon as 'he weather permits, prac-,
tico polo games will be rtsumed.
The wind-storm, which lasted for
several days, broke off large branches
of the trees, and many trees were
blown down. The rain which follow
ed made little ponds nnd puddles in
all parts of tfic town. Main street was
over-flowed in many place, and the
water was so deep that some persons
feared to leave their houses. Some
damage was don by the falling trees.
A meet ing of the West Maui Teach
ers' Association was held in Kinder
garten Hall on Feb. 28. Musical
selections were contributed by Misses
Hadlev and Barker, and recitations
were given by Miss Carleton. The
third act of the "Merchant of Venice"
was read, and a number of singular
presents were distributed.
Tho Pioneer Stable has a new sign.
There was no session of the public
schools on Wednesday.
It is rumored that a bridge was
carried away uear Olowalu.
Jose de Coito Drowned.
Between 11 a'nd 12 o'clock Thurs
day noon, Joe de Coito, a Portuguese
teamster and rancher whose lived be
yond Kokomo, was coming on horse
back to Makawao. In attempting
to ford Maliko Gulch, near Kaluanui
his horse stumbled and fell, both
horse and rider being washed down
the stream and drowned.
This is an extremely dangerous
crossing in high water, and Mr. de
Coito is said to be the seventh known
victim who has been drowned at that
A. N. Kepoikai Esq. has this day
been appointed a member of the
District Road Board for the District
of Wailuku, Island of Maui, Territory
of Hawaii, vice W.L.Lowric resigned,
JAMES H. BOYD.
Superintendent of Public Works.
Department of Public Works, Feb.
Notice lg hereby given that CHOY KEE &
LOOK CHA of Wuiuhu Maul have made an
assignment of all their properties whether real
or personal to the undui-Higned, and 1 hereby
request all persons having claims nituinst Choy
Koe & Look Cha to present the same to wo,
duly authenticated, within six months from
date, or they will be forever barred. All per
sons indebted to Choy Kee & Look Cha are
hereby requested to malio immediate payment
to the Underpinned, at the ofllce of Jas. L.Cohe,
Attorney at Law, Wailuku, Maul.
Assignee of Choy Kee & Look Cha, Walehu.Maui.
Wailuku, Maui, Feb. 27ih, 1SKB.
L. M. Vetlesen, of Lahaina, Maui,
is the duty authorized agent of the
Maui News, to solicit subscriptions,
advertisements and job work, and to
collect and receipt for the same.
G. B. ROBERTSON,
Prop. Maiti News.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS.
At the annual meeting of the
stockholders of the MAUI SODA
AND' ICE WORKS, LTD. held at
Wailuku, Maui on February 20th
1902 thp following officers were elect
ed to serve for the pnsuing year.
R. A, Wadswqrth President.
Jas. Kirkland. . . . .Vice-President.
Geo. Hons. . , Secretary.
C. D. Lufkin Treasurer.
F. J. Wheeler Auditor.
Wailuku, February 27th 1902,
SecretaryMaui Soda & Ice Works, Ltd
Notice is hereby given that Mr. L.
M. Vetlesen is alone authorized to
collect moneys for my account, and
all persons indebted .to me are re
quested to make settlement with him.
DR, CHAS. DAVISON,
Lahaina. Feb. 13th., 1992,
Wood Fop Sale
Choice Kiawe Wood fou Sale
SAM KUULA Kihel
Promptly Delivered on Order
Orders may be loft with Geo.
Maxwell, Maui News Office
Ring up Telephone No. 132.
RULES AND REQUIREMENTS
for Aerial Circuits for Electric
Light, Power or Railway, Tele
phone or Telegraphic Circuits on
Public Roadwuys and Highways.
In the construction of aerial cir
cuits for the above purposes, the fol
lowing rules and requirements niusi
be observed i:n and nfter this date:
1. Application must be ma'le on
proper blanks to the Superintendent
of Public Works for permission to
2. Use of poles is limited to the
purpose for which they are erected.
3. roles erected within town r
city limit?, other than those for
electric railway purposes must m t
be less than forty feet in length and
twelve inches in diameter nt butt. '
4. Space between poles must not
exceed 100 feet.
5. Poles subjected to special
strains must be properly guyed or
braced. Guy lines are not to be se
cured to' trees. ' "
6. Poles must be stamped with
ownerVname and numbered.
7. Private signal lines must not be
placed on poles fot public service
8. Where curb Hues are establish
ed, poles aro to be placed insidn of
and tangent to the curb line.
1. Must be chamfered.
2. For high potential lines should
be dipped in oil.
3. When carrying more than two
lines must be braced with galvanized
4. Must be secured with galvaniz
ed iron bolts; not lag screws.
5. Where lines are dead-endeU doub
le cross-arms should be used.
1. Main conductors for electtic
light or power on roads ana high
ways must not be less than No. G,
B. & S.
2. Service wires on roads and high
ways must not be less than No. G, B,
& S. ; in private grounds not less than
No. 8, B. & S., and rubber covered.
3. Electric light ard powor lines
must be kept clear of foliage. Sup
ply companies are reponsiblo for lines
on roads and highways, and owners
on private grounds.
4. The lower limit of wires on roads
and highways is that of the electric
railway trolley wire, twenty one feet
above tho level of the track.
5, Where wires for various pur
poses are run on the same poles, or
lines cross, the following order will
be kept, beginning with the highest;
(a) Signal wires.
(b) Telephone and telegraph.
(c) High potential alternating cur
(d) Arc light.
.(c) Low potential alternating cur
rent. (f) Direct current, constant poten
tial. G. Telephone and similar wires
must be protected by dead insulated
guard irons oi wires from possibility
of contact with other conducting
wires. Must not be placed on same
cross arm with electric light or power
wires. and wheu placed on same poles
with such wires thp distance between
the inside pins on each cross-arm
must not be less than twenty-six
7. Wjrescrossit g flat roofs must
clear samp bv at least seven feet.
Wires crpssing pitched roofs must
clear ridge over which they pass, or
to which they are attached by at
least one foot.
8. Service wires must bo run as
nearly as possible in horizontal lines
from poles to point o.r attachment to
9. All joints in all wires must be
1. AH insulators for high potential
circuits must be of glass and triple
2. Insulators for other electric
light and power- circuits must bo
gUss and double petticoat,
3. Service wires for electric light
or power, where secured to the out
side of buildings, must be carried on
double petticoat, glass insulators.
The term '"high potential" covers
any current between 5o0 volts and
JAMES H. BOYD.
Department of Public Works, Hon
olulu, March 3rd, 1902.
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