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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 1906
THE MAUI NEWS
Entered at the Tost Office at Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, as second-class matter.
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SATURDAY. - - ... MAR. 24, 1006
The Japanese The Hawaii Shinpo of the ICth instant as-
and Taxation sails our tax system and tax officers for
collecting taxes from Japanes who claim to be of temporary resi
dence in the territory. The claim is made that they never intend
ed to stay here permanently nor did they stay here for any longer
period than was sufficient to get a boat. Thv claim to bo emrni
grants here only because tho Japanese government will not permit
them to go to America directly from Japan. They claim to be here
merely on their way toward their final goal.
There is an old principle of law that no man can take advantage
of his own wrong and when any one by false statements to his
own government erets irito the territory for the purpose of evad
ing the laws of his own Country finds such statements taken
advantage of By the authorities here is not in a position to complain
if the statements which he made to his own erovernment are be
lieved as true. The authorities are doin? their plain duty and all
within the territory whose domicile is here or those who claim this
territory to be the place of their abode should be required to pay
their share toward the support of the government that affords
Arrest the It is common talk both of residents of Wailuku
vagrants and those comming to town that there is in Wai
luku the lowest looking class of Porto Ricans about town that has
been seen in the islands. Many of these people loaf about town
during the day white many more skulk about after dark and as a
result of this state of affairs a number of hold ups have been re
ported and a feeling of fear pervades the minds of many persons
in and around town.
Thereis in most places thoughout the territory a number of char
acters who are a menace to the good order of the community. Such
persons should be looked after by the authorities and especially
should an effort be made to compel the Porto R'cnn vagrants about
town .to earn an honest livelihood.
The police are to be commended in their recent efforts in this
direction and should put forth every effort to rid the town of all
those who have no visible means of support. Several vagrants
have been apprehended recently and made to do time in jail.
A number of arrests would teach these people that work in the
cane fields is to be preferred to loafing and pilfering.
The Grand Jury's Report,
Discipline The Grand Jury has seen tit to roast the police
the Police. of Molokai for misconduct while on duty. It is
bad enough for a police officer to be intoxicated at any time but
when intoxicated while on duty he is a menace to that good order
and decorum that he is supposed to maintain. The Grand Jury
evidently believes that drunken police often arrest innocent people
and there by subject them to great annoyance and unnecessary
hardship. The duties of a police officer are such that he should be
a man who could be depended on at all times to maintain order
and protect all who require protection. When however he be
comes intoxicated while on duty he is worse than useless for the
reason that he is free from any danger of arrest and may do as
his feavered brain may dectate.
Another serious charge is that innocent people are thrown into
jail without proper investigation when an investigation would have
shown that the arrests were not justifiable. The Sheriff will in
vestigate the matter soon and we believe that such measures will
be taken that will put an end to such conduct in the future.
Local Professional The Grand Jury has taken cognizance
Gamblers. of the existence of wholesale gambling
in and about plantation camps on pay days espicially by Japanese
who make it a regular business. This state of affairs has existed
for years and could the police arrest those who are professionals
and the real ring leaders in the game and not those who are enticed
into the game by the same men all would be pleased, but a difficul
ty is met that can not be easily overcome. All men are equal he
fore the law and all alike are subject to arrest in case of violation
of the same. For this reason an officer must arrest all who parti
cipate in the game for which reison those who are inticod into the
game as well as the professionals are arrested tried and often all
are convicted together and all fined alike.
Probably the enforcement of the vagrant law might cause these
professionals to seek honest employment and possibly too the use
of the less guilty ones as witnesses with a dismissal of their cases
would make it easier for the police to make arrests and get more
convictions than it is now.
Gear and Japs An Attorney is commonly reputed to be
to America. skilled in the ability to represent either
side of a case and represent his clients side as the one on the side
o! right and justice regardless of his own personal feelings. For
an attorney to use every honorable means possible for the further
ance of the interests of his client is right an! proper,but
an attorney is not compelled to accept evcy case tint is offered
him nor is he excusable for taking up a cause to the injury of the
government that protects him and especially detrimental to the
whole of his own race and countrymen for the paltry sum of an at
torneys fee. j
The grand jury finished its labors
last Saturday and was discharged.
TJie report was as follows:
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE SECOND CIRCUIT; TERRI
TORY OP HAWAII MARCH TERM
1900. IN THE MATTER OF THE
GRAND JURY FOR THE A ROVE
ENTITLED COURT AND TEKM
TO THE HONORABLE A. N
KEPOIKAI, JUDG K OF THE CIR
CUIT COURT OF THE TERRI
TORY OF HAWAII.
Tho above named (J rain! Juiy
here withsubinits its linal report and
respectfully reports as follows.
(1.) It lias come to the attention cf
tnis Grand Jury that the police de
partment on the inland of ,MI kai is
not dl-ciplined as it sii.i il 1 he. ll is
reported that the mnii) rs of lie
police force of the inland of Molokai
are often in a stale of fntoxicalion
while in the performance of their
duties, oiul that by reason of such
intoxication, serious mistakes are
made and innocent people are pit to
inconvenience, discomfort and un
necessary hatdship; that arrests are
made w'lhout proper investigation
by the peliee ofhVials and in many
cases Innocent persons are detained
in the jails when elYieency and a strict
attention to duty on the part of I lie.
officers would have prevented such
This Grand Jury desires to call
this matter to the attention of the
sheriff of the County of Maui, with
a recommendation that he make a
careful investigation of the conduct
of the officers of his department on
the island of Molokai and that lie
remove from the fetviee such officers
us a,-e unfit for the trust reposed in
(2) This Grand Jur recommends
that an investigation b made by the I
police department of this county
with reference to violations of th1
liquor laws by retail liquor dealers.
It has come to the attention of this
Grand Jury that certain retail deal-
ers are in the habit of selling spirit
uous liquor in excess of t.ie amount
permit ted under their licenses, that
certain retail dealers, while holding
retail lie nses only are engaged in
the wboh Sale liquor t rade.
These violations of the law are not
committed openly, and while no evid
ence sufficient to support indict
ments, has been secured by this
Grand Jury, yet this Grand Jury has
information sufficient to slate that a
careful investigotion by the police
authorities of his county will develop
that such. violations are of frequent,
occurrence. The retail liquor dealers
should be required to keep strictly
within the limits of their licenses, so
that thote who are engaged in the
wholesale liquor t rade shall receive
the protection intended by the liquor
(3) This Grand Jury also desires to
call the attention of tho Sheriff of the
county of Maui to ccmplr.ints that
are made by plantation officials in
regard to the presence of operations
of professional gamblers hi the plan
tation camps. It is reported to this
Grand Jury that tin plantation
camps are visited on pay days by
Japanese professional gamblers who
o ing intoxicating liquor with them
into the camps that they supply the
laborers with liquor without charge
mid when the laborers are in an 1d
toxieated condition fleece them of
Iheir Imrd earned wages. These
conditions tend to ceate un "est and
disorder nmong the l.tl orers, the
good order and well being of
hit O" conditions are menaced
the plantations and officials lire
to great annoyance and inconveniece
in their attempt to maintain order
in tho plantation camps. The mem
bers of this Grand Jury believe that
if frequent raids were made by the
police official? on these professional
gamblers, the evil could be done
(4) It has been reported by mem
bers of this Grand Jury that certain
livery men and hack-men in Wailuku
District, are working horses under
such conditions as would constitute
cruelty to animah. We believe that
by tho exercise of diligence on the
part of the hack inspector and the
police autf.orities, this evil could be
abated without the necessity of
criminal prosecution. This Grand
Jury has not thought fit to incMet
persoi.j for this offence as the evi'
can be more easily dealt with if pro
secutions are necessarv, by criminal
proceedings in the District Court.
(5) We recommend to the board of
Supervisors of tho County of Maui
mat the iiaiua lioad, winch runs
from ti e Makai end of Mam Street
toward Waikapu in the District of
Wailuku be improved by the removal
of the trees and shrubs which have
encroached on the road bed, and by
I ne widening and grading of the same.
As the Wtiluku Plantation railway
runs parallel with this road and as
teams are often frightened by pass
ing locomotives, the danger of serious
accidents would be lessened by tha
mprovements we have suggested.
(6) This Grand Ju-y. begs leave to
report that it has investigated such
criminal cases as have biea brought
heore it by the Deputy Attorney
General in Attendance and that true
bills have been found and indictments
leturned and filed with the court in
the following cases to wit:
(1) Territory of Hawaii vs. Louis
Rosario, assault bein? armed with a
dangerous weapon with intent to com
(2) Territory of Hawaii vs. Ray
mond Rijo Assault being armed with
a dangerous weapon with intent to
(3) Territory of Hawaii vs. Cecelia
Rodrigues, Assault and battery with
a weapon obvisouly and imminently
dangerous to life. '
(4) Territory of Hawaii vs. 'Thomas
Planicia chili stealing.
(5) Territory of Hawaii vs. Pack
Yeong Sick Assault with intent to
((J) Territory of Hawaii vs Ah Kui,
Burglary in the first degree.
(7) Terii.ory of Hawaii vs. In Tai
(8) Territory of Hawaii vs. Pan a
ewa Amana Adultry.
(9) Ten itory of Hawaii vs. Peter
Halemano Felomous Branding.
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John C. Bell, District Attorney of
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fyailuku Arrive 7.12 8.54 12.00 2.12 3.57 Puuuene Arrive 6.35 1.35
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Kahului Arrive 7.32 9.17 12.40 2.32 4.15 Kahului Arrive 6.55 1.55
Kahului Leave 7.35 9.40 2.35 Kahului Leave 8.00 3.05
Sp'ville Arrive 7.47 9.55 2.47 Puunene Arrive 8.15 3.20
Sp'ville Leave 7.50 10.10 2.50 ' Puunene Leave 8.20 3.25
Paia Arrive 8.02 10.25 3.07 Kahului Arrive 8.35 3.40
Paia Leave 8.12 10.55 3.12
Sp'ville Arrive 8.24 11.10 3.24
Sp'ville Leave 8.27 11.20 3.28
Kahului Arrive 8.37 11.35 3.38
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