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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 1906.
THE MAUI NEWS
Entered at the Post Office nt Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, ns socotnl-class mutter.
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APRIL. 21, 11)0(5
The Pride of the The city of San Francisco, occupying
Pacific Destroyed the key to the richest section of the
world, has been destroyed by the most appalling earthquake known
in recent times, and thousands of the best people of the West havo
been cremated beneath the ruins of thoir once happy homes.
Without a moment's warning the call is made, and thousands
answered the summons of death. The earthquake that caused this
awful catastrophe seems to have been the most extensive ever felt
by the city.
San Francisco was a rapidly growing commercial city and occu
pying a central position on the Pacific sea-board and enjoying the
ad vantages of the best seaport on the coast with a rich agricul
tural and mineral district of vast proportions back of her, she felt
that she had no reason to fear a rival on the entire coast and now
within a day her buildings are destroyed, her streets submerged,
and her people gone to the Great Unknowm.
The city was formerly called Verba, Buona, the name being
changed in 1847. The site of the city is very hilly, and the streets
were graded at an immense cost. The bay of the same name lies
to the east and from the heights back of the city it is said that
one-half of the homes of the people of tne state may be seen. Railroad
communications anfl ferry facilities made the city easy of access
while the shipping facilities were the best on the coast.
While the complete reports of the extent of the disaster are as
yet unobtainable, it is feared that the damage done may rival that
of the city of Lisbon, which was destroyed by an earthquake on
the first day of November, at twenty minutes past nine o'clock A
M in the year 1755. That day was the festival of All-Saints and
the churches were filled to overflowing, when a rumbling noise was
heard like distant thunder, gradually increasing until it resembled
heavy artillery. A faint shock was followed by a heavier one and
in six minutes thirty thousand people were hurried beneath the
ruins of the churches and other edifices, and thirty thousand more
were killed before the end of the catastrophe.
The ground seemed to undulate like the waves of the sea and
great mountains were seen to rock back and forth on their basis,
while broad chasms opened wide and closed again. Several thou
sand people took refuges on a quay built of marble on the batiks of
the T&gus. The waters receded, but in a short time catne rushing
back in a solid wall and destroyed them all, and swept the city
from the face of the earth, and when all was over the quay was
several hundred feet below the surface of the waters.
The shocks continued for thirteen months. The extent of the
earthquake was phenomenal as it extended all ever southern
Europe and northern Africa, while nearly every city of Morocco
was destroyed. Great fissures were formed from which streams of
water opened. Even in Boston, New York and the West Indies the
tides rose twenty feet.
From this we may see the awful nature and extent of these
works of nature and the devastation attending them.
Good Results A few months ago a delegation was sent
Accomplished. from the Islands to assist our Delegate to
Congress in petting the Federal Government to expend within the
Territory a part of the Federal taxes collected from us in making
permanent improvements for the benefit of the Territory in
Few believed the delegatipn would accomplish Ihe desired resHilts
although all admitted the justice of the cause in which they were
Even tbey feared the opposition of the committee before whom
tbey had to appear.
In spite ol the fact that all recognized the difficulty in. obtaining
the desired results no one shirked the duty but went manfully into
the fight to win. They built better than they knew or at least
better than they thought it possible to. build and hardly had the
several delegates reached their respective homes when the cable
announced that the Committee on Territories had made a favorable
report to Congress and had recommended the passage of the bill
introduced by Delegate Kalanianaole with the single modification
of the term of years.
This insures the consideration of the bill by Congress and as the
bill has the backing of the President it will in all probability be
come a law and the over taxed people of the Territory of Hawaii
will reap the benefits of the burden tnat they now bear and have
unjustly borno for some years.
The committee points out that during the prist four years the
Territory has paid into the Federal treasury over six million thiee
hundred thousand dollars while the average total cost to the Fed
eral Government for the collection of ih'is amount together with
the total amount paid out for salaries of all Federal officers within
the Territory is but one hundred and rifly thousand dollars per
From this it will be seen that the Territory of Hawaii is being
heavily taxed for the support of the Federal Government, a thing
that has never been doue to any territory of the United States in
the past. It has rather been the policy of the Federal Government
to assist all territories until such time us they were advanced
enough to bear their just share of the burden of general gov
The improvements recommended are school buildings, public
roads, asylum for the insane, harbor improvements for Honolulu
and Hilo and many minor harbor improvements. Federal buildings
and light houses, to which they add a recommendation of au item
of nine hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars for fortifications
and one million five hundred thousand dollars for beginning a
repair station and naval base at Pearl Harbor.
To those who so liberally contributed the money to defray the
expenses of the delegates, and to the delegates and Kalanianaole,
are due the gratitude of all the people of the Territory of Hawaii.
LAII AIINA LIM.t;.
Tlio Easter services nt the chin el, a
were well attended.
The. Church of the 1 Inly Imih cents
was tastefully decorated, and Mr.
Henry Dickenson selected the Etktcr
At the Church of Maria Lnn.tkihi,
the principal altar wh adorned with
white Easter roses, and the altar of
the. Sue red Heart was embejlished
with red roses. The music deserves
Mrs. Silva is visilinj.' hordauyhti r.
Mrs. Ciozier, at VVuiluku.
Eddie and George Dunn are spend
injr their Easter hoid.iys at home in
On Mondi.y nioridni; the public
schools were opciu d 'or the summer
term, with a-lare attendance of
A letter has been received from
Mrs. Fiances S. Molony at Yoke
liama. She found the weather bitter
Bishop Resiarick organized a
Woman's Guild at the Kinderyiu ten
on Wednesday afternoon, with offi
cers as follows. Pre .ident, Mrs.
Simpson; Vice-President, Mrs. Gan
non; Secretary, Mrs. John , Ilr&e;
Treasurer, Mrs. Dickenson
On Wednesday evening the Bishop
confirmed several persons, and pave
m excellent address in theChuich of
the Holly Innocents. The church
was beautifully decorated by the
Visit C B. Wells.
Mr. William J. Kline, editor of the
Eveni.-g Recorder of Amsterdam,
New York, has been a guest of Mana
ger C. B. Wells tor s'irae days: Mr.
Kline made a trip to the islands
about ten years ago and is enthusiatic
over the beauties of tho lslrnds. He
made this office a pleasant call and
took much matter of interest to use
in his own paper on his return home.
Had he remained long in the is
lands we believe he would become
proficient in the Hawaiian language-
Ui:POlJT OH THli CONDITION OI:
the TiPHt Nitionjil Brink of Wni
I ok ii, tit Wailuku, Mjiul, in the
Ter. t llnwo'.l, at the close of
ImslncHH, April 0, lO0. '
Loans and Discounts 114,286 51
Overdrafts, secured and
unsecured 5,018 21
U. S. Iond to secure cir
culation ii;,roo 00
Premiums on U. S. Bonds 800 00
BonYls, securities, etc. 57,400 57
Bunking house, furniture,
and fixtures 7,630 00
Due from National Banks
(not reserve agents) 6.992 08
Due from Slate Banks and
Bankers 35,743 74
Duo from approved reserve
agents . 18,C57 43
Checks and other cash items 789 19
Fractional paner currency,
nickels, and cents 111 33
Specie 17,802 30
Redemption fund with U.
S. Treasurer (5 of
circulation) 825 00
Total 232,595 39
Capital stock paid in 35,000 00
Surplus fu-.d 8,750 00
Undivided profits, less ex
penses and taxes paid 4,372 CO
National Bank notes out
standing l(i,5(10 00
Dividends unpaid 28 00
Individual deposits subject.
to check 171,974 93
Demand certificates of
deposit 24,058 75
Time certificates of
deposit 20,911 11
Certified checks 400 00
Total 282,595 39
Ter. of Hawaii, )
County of Maui, ' "
I. C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of the
above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is truo to
thejipstof my knowledge and belief.
C. D. LUFKIN,
L. BARKHAUSEN, )
WM. T. ROBINSON, Directors
R. A. WADSWORTH, )
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 16th day of April, 1906.
D. II. CASE,
I IHfcllfcJUU V A 1 ciulUUbb I KIM U). Ltd I
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NEGOTIATES LOANS AND MOKTG AGES
SECURES IN VESM ENTS
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SI -.. 3
HONOLULU, HAWAII p. O. Box 346 j
1'""' " " ' 1 1 iTHIWniWI ll MTTBini
We have just received from tho Coast a
new Enterprise Coffee Mill and arc pre
pared to grind that delicious Kona while
you wait. We have also just received a
new supply of Maskey's Unsurpassed Cho
colates and Bonbons, packed in 1 It), tin
boxes, at G0j; per tin.
ON ALL GROCERIES PURCHASED FROM US, BEGINNING SATURDAY,
APRIL 14 TO SATURDAY, APRIL 21 INCLUSIVE, WE WILL GIVE A
SPECIAL DISCOUNT OF 3
Wo are also carrying a supply of assorted
dyes for that boy to color his eggs with.
10 cents a package.
WAILUKU CASH STORE.
Phone 75. Corner Hih and Main Sts.
H. F. WICHMAN & CO., Ltd.
The Lahaina National Bank
C. M. Cooke, President. L. Iiarkhausiu, Director.
Win. Helming, Vice-Pres. R. A. Wndsvvorth, "
C. I). Lufkin, Cashier.
Transacts A General Banking Business
and offers every facility to its patrons.
INTEREST ALLOWED ON TIME DEPOSITS.
PAYS 4 ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Open an account with your homo bank
and you will bo assured of every accom
modation consistent with safo banking.
BUY YOUR MONEY ORDERS AT THE BANK
Cheapest and Safest Way of Sending Money.
Open for Business April 2nd, 1906.
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ure are tl.e bes1
that cun be ob"
If you are troubled win, your eyes wiite to us in '.mediately and we
will give you the benefit of onr scientific knowledge a. id expenenci;.
H. F. WICHMAN & CO. Ltd. M.nulucturlna and
1042-1030 Fort St., HONOLULU.
DR. JOHN GODDARD in charge.
Wailuku Fruit Market
NG LEONG, Proprietor.
PER ALL STEAMERS
BELL FLOWER APPLES
ORANGES LEMONS NUTS
California Fruit During Season.
Telephone Orders Promptly Filled.
Sfime fjable"Zfaliuliii Slailroad Company
STATIONS A. M. P M. STATIONS A.M. P.M.
Waii.uk" Paia Pas. Pas. Freight Freight Freight Pas. Pas. Kahului-Pcunene F & P F & P
A. M. A. M. A. M. A. M. P. M. P. M. P. M. .A. M. P. W.
Kahului Leave 7.00 8.42 1 45 2.00 3.45 Kahului Leave 6.20 1.20
Wailuku Arrive 7.12 8.54 12.00 2.12 3.57 Puunene Arrive 6.35 1.35
Wailuku Leave 7.20 9.05 12.25 2.20 4.03 Puunene Leave 6.40 1.40
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 PuuneDe 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
W. J. MOODY
Contractor and builder
PLANS and ESTIMATES
I1HNF. NO 1. KAHUU'I, MAUI
Market Street. Wailuku
Nothing but the best of
Well Known Standard Brands
RAINIER AND PRIMO
25c 2 Glasses 25c
Island Sporting People
T. B. LYONS, Prop.
Kahului Railroad Company
ALEXANDER & BALDWIN, Ltd. ; ALEXANDER & BALDWIN, Lino of Sailing Vessels Betweer
San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands; AMERICAN-HAWAIIAN STEAMSHIP CO.;
WILDER'S STEAMSHIP CO.
Importers and Dealers In
NOR WEST and REDWOOD LUMBEtl in all sizes rouyh and surfaced. SASH. DOORS and BI.INE.-?
in Cedar and Redwood. CEDAR MOULDINGS and INSIDE FINISHING LUMBER, also a full line o
CORRUGATED IRON, GALVANZED IRON, ZINC, "GALVANIZED IRON PIPE, COAL TAR,
CEMENT, OILS and PAINTS, FENqjWIUE nnd STAPLES: NAILS PITCH, OAKUM, Etc. Etc.
ICE CREAM PARLOR '
SUCCESSOR TO CIIONG CHUNG
FRESH SODA WATER,
CANDY, TOBACCO, CIGARS,
FRESH CAKES TO ORDER,
Market Street, Wailuku.
H. OKAMURA, Propritor.
MARKET ST. WAILUKU.
Meals 25 and I5o.
M. HirOtSU, Proprietor