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!', VOLUME XIV '. WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MAY 18, i907 NUMBER ) 5' jj
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Improved or Unimproved
At Prices to pleaso small investors.
We have properties in
Either for cash or part cash and
1 balance in installments.
Wo sell and buy lands in all parts
of the County of Maui.
Twenty years experience in the real
estate business in the Hawaiian
Maui Realty Co.
J. M. VIVAS, Manager.
Hig Street, : : Wailuku
About a week ago we received
somo exceedingly handsome Shoes
and Slippers from the East, not
from S. Francisco, but direct from
the Ea.st. This enables us to sell
them cheaper than any other store
on Maui. Ask for a pair of Men's
soft, elegant Romeos. They will
fit you like a glove. And our snug,
comfortable Men's Embroidered
Slippers aro nico to slip on when
you come homo in the evening.
Let us show you our Ladies',
Girls', Boys' and Babies' Shoes.
Also our "Barefoot Sandals, Rub
bers, Tennis Shoes, White Canvas
MAUI DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLESEN, Prop.
The Bank of Hawaii
Incorporated Under the Laws of
the Republic of Hawaii.
UNDIVIDED PROFITS .$70,000.00
Chas. M. Cooke President
P. O. Jones Vice-President
C. H. Cooke Cashier
C. Hustace Assistant Cashier
E. D. Tonnoy, J. A. McCandloss,
C. H. Athorton, E. V. Bishop.
Transact a General Commercial
and Savings Business.
THE FIRST NATIONAL
Clias. M. Cooke, President W. T. Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
R. A. Wadsworth, Director D. II. Case, Director
FIFTH ANNUAL STATEMENT
AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS DEC. 31, 190G
Lornis and Overdrafts $127.59346
U. S. Bonds 16,500.00
Premium on U. S1 liomls 495-o
Other Honus (Quickly con
Cash on hand ami due from
banks , 31,179.00
Hanking House Furniture and
Due from U. S. Treasury S25.00
TERRITORY OP HAWAII, ) e
COUNTY OF MAUI. f &-'
I, C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of the
that the above is true to the best of
Subscribed and sworn to before
VISITS ISLAND OF MAUI
Many Distinguished Persons Among Them.-Are
Delighted With the Beauty and Grandeur
of our Mountain Scenery.
NEW WAIHEE DITCH IS OPENED.
New Water System Has Nearly Three Miles of Tunnels
Through the Mountains.
Million Gallons of
CONGRESSIONAL PARTY VISITS
Tho members of the
sional party arrived in Kahului
Wednesday morning and were
greeted by the committee appoint
ed to receive them.
As soon as their baggage could
bo looked after most of the mem
bers came to Wailuku where ar
rangements were made to care for
them while thoy were here and
later show them the new mill of
the Wailuku Sugar Co. after which
they went to the Wailuku School
where patriotic exercises were given
by the school. The children
marched out carrying Hags and
sang Hawaii Ponoi.
The address of welcome was
made by a little Chinese girl, Ah
Ing'who is but cloven years of age.
The address in full is as follows:
Address of Welcome,
Ah Ing, 11 years,
Ladies and Gentlemen of the
Congressional Party: The
teachers and pupils of the Wailu
ku Public School welcome you to
our little island. Wo aro glad
that you take enough interest in
us to come so many thousands of
miles to see us. We hope that you
will enjoy your visit with us, and
that you will carry home pleasant
recollections of Hawaii and the
Our parents ara of many na
tionalities, but we are all good
Americans. We aro hero in school
not only studying reading, writinc
and arithmetic, but also learning
lessons of patriotism and good citi
zenship bo that when wo grow up
we may becomo useful citizens of
our great and glorious .country,
whoes Hag floats over our school
The address of welcome was fol
lowed by a flag drill that was
ureatlv appreciated by all of the
congressional party and was a re-
velation to them as they had not
exnected to see such excellent
BANK OF WAILUKU
Capital Stock 35,000.00
Surnlusand Profits 16.0M.11
Dividends Unpaid 1,400.00
abovo uamed bank, do solemnly swear
my knowleuge and belter.
C. D. LUFKIN, Cashieh.
in 0 this 2nd day of January, 11)07;
JAS. N. Iv. KEOLA, Notary Public Sec, Jud. Circuit.
Will Carry Eighty
Harvey Cornwell' recited the
poem "1492" that was cheered by
the members of the party.
I think of all the things at school
A boy has got to do,
That studying history, as a riile,
Is worst of all, don't you?
Of dates there are an awful sight,
And though I study, day and
There's only ono I've got just right
Columbus crossed the Delaware
We whipped the British fair
At Concord and at Lexington
We kept the red coats on the run,
While the band played 'Johnny
Get Your Gun"
Pat' Henry, with his dying breath-
Said Give mo liberty or doatlil"
And Barbara Frictchic, so 'tis said,
Cried, ''Shoot if you must this
old, grey head,
But I'd rather 'twould bo your own
The Pilgrims camo to Plymouth
And the Indians standing on the
Asked, "What are you going to
And they said "Wo seek your har
That our children's children
May boast that their forefathers
Miss Pocahontas saved the life,
Of John Smith, and become his
And tho Smith tribe started then
And now there's John Smiths
But they didn't hnve any Smith's
Hawaii was discovered by
And tho first missionaries come to
have a look
Gcorgo Washington, I think, was
And Undo Joo Cannon first blew
When Congress voted to adjourn
Tho following poem was recided
hv Edith Naono a little Hawaiian
girl ago 10 years.
O (lag of a resoluto nation,
O ling of tho strong and free,
Tho cherished of true-hearted mil
Tho new ditch for the Wailuku
Sugar Company and the Hawaiian
Commercial ami Sugar Company
that has been in process of con
struction for the past two years
has been completed and the water
turned in the ditch on Wednesday
May the loth at the new dam that
has been built at thoniauka intake
in the Waihce river.
The water was turned in at
twelve o'clock noon. F. F. Bald
win, C. 13. Wells, Congressman
Keifcr E. Faxton Bishop and a
few others were present wKcn the
water was turned in.
It took just three hours 'and
forty-five minutes for the water to
reacli the end of the ditch where
the two companies aro interested
n the division of tho water.
There are twenty tunnels in
tho new enterprise of the following
lengths, No. 0. 320 ft., No. 1, 135-1
ft , No. 2, 22-16 ft., No. 3. 1002 ft.,
No. -1, 1433 ft., No. 5, 470 ft., No. G,
1 108 ft., No. 7, 1140 ft., No. 8, 051
No. I), 047 ft., No. 10, 017 ft., No.
11, 320 ft., No. 12, 342 ft., No. 13,
100 ft., No. 14. 880 ft., No. 14a, 305
ft., No. 14b, 155 ft., No. 15, 20G ft.,
No. 17, 430 ft.
Making a grand total of 15,S11
feet of tunnels.
Thero aro 1S8G feet of flumes
and 13389 feet of open ditch and
1253 feet of pipe lines which' brings
the length of the system up to 32,-
The head of the ditch is at an
elevation of 049.5 feet labovo sea
level and is 4000 feet abovo the
Sprcckels Wailiee ditch intake the
head of which is at an elevation of
124.70 feet above sea level.
Tho now enterprise will make
possible tho cultivation of lands on
a higher level than has been po3si
blo in the past and as more of the
system is tunnels it will be much
less liable to washouts and other
damage by storm.
The Wailuku Sugar Company
has extended the system beyond
Waikapu for its own use a distance
of 23730 feet.
TAX APPLiAL TAKGN.
An appeal has been take by the
Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar
Company from the decision of the
Tax Assessor lowering the deduc
tions of tho company in its returns
by which the company would be
taxed $24,359.84 on its income tax
instead of $20,005.88 as claimed is
just by the company. The income
tax returns as mado by the officers
of the company show a gros3 profit
of $2,077,302 91 from which was
deducted for running expences and
depreciation of plant tho sum of
?1,044,00S.G0. The latter figures
were not allowed by tho Assessor
who reduced tho samo to $1,457,-
If the lax Assessor is correct
then tho income tax of the corpora
tion would bo'raised to $24,389.81
or two per cent of its net profits.
The papers in the suit have been
drawn by Attorney James L. Coke
who represents the plaintiff.
Tho taxation value of tho realty
and personal property of the com
pany as nxeu by tno Assessor is
not questioned by tho corporation.
Wo hallow thy colors three.
Three far-reaching emblems of
Our hope for tho coming time,
Tho red, white, and bluo in thoir
Love gives tliom a meaning sub-
Tho red is tho deep crimson life-
(Continued on Page 6,
MANOA VALLEY FOR
Site for the New School
Change in Health Conditions of Honolulu.--Steamer
Hilonian Goes Ashore.
STRIKERS WINJN SAN FRANCISCO.
Abe Rucf Confesses Extortion and Faints. Cotton Operators'
Wages Increased Ten Per Cent. Refined Sugar
Advances Ten Cents per Hundred.
(SPECIAL TO TIIH MAUI NEWS.) '
Sugar DO deg. test 3.80. Beets 10s. lid.
HONOLULU, May 17. Manoa
site for the Agricultural College.
Ex-Secretary Shaw predicts a great Pacific ocean war.
The License Commissioners have requested the opinion of the pub
lic as to saloon limits.
Percy Lishman is improving. Ho will go East soon.
There has been no change in tho health conditions of Honolulu
MILWAUKEE, May 17.
John C. Spoonor in the Senate.
GALVESTON, May 17.
SHANGHAI, May 17. Tho famine fever i3 spreading.
WEST POINT, May 17. General Kuroki is visiting tho Academy. '
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17. Abe Rucf will be recalled to-day by
the Grand Jury.
COLUMBUS, O.. May 17. It
elected moderator at tho Presbyterian
FEZ, May 17. The Sultan has
the murder of Mauchant.
MESSINA, May 17. Stromboli
SAN FHANCISCO, May 10.
China were refused landing.
HONOLULU. May 10. The
front, of the Myrtle Boat House owing to steering gear being out of or
der. She was again floated in thirty
HONOLULU, May 10. Rev.
Church, leaves Friday by the steamer Nevadan for Colorado. His
health is very poor.
Owing to the provisions of the
close pending tho granting of licenses.
Dr. C. B. Cooper arrived from
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10.
Street Railroad Co, have won out.
demands of tho carmen.
CHICAGO, May 10. The Carmen Union of ithis city has-sent
$40,000 to aid the San Fiancisco
ST. PETER BURG, May 10.
of the Czar has been discovered.
HONOLULU, May 10. Tho
morning from San Francisco.
BOSTON, May 15. Tho wages
increased ten per cent.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15.
in French restaurant cases and then
Strike situation unchanged.
NEW YORK, May 15. Refined
BOSTON, May 15. Sixty-thousand cotton operators havosone on
NEW YORK, May 15. Baron
Japan is looking for an allianco with
ways regarded this country as a moral ally.
WASHINGTON, May 15.- Tho Supremo Court has dismissed-tho
Kapu vs Pinkham case owing to doath of Papu.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15. The1 situation hero is unchanged ex
cept for minor disturbances.
VANCOUVER, May 15. Miners have forced Japanese out of tho
SHANGHAI, May 15. Opium dens at Foochow arc being closed.
VIENNA, May 15. Tho Socialists bavo mado gains in tho general
HONOLULU, May 15. The American bark Edward May arrived -yestorday.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Teniplo has gone to Itilo to arrest Japanese
charged with stealing from tho steamer Claudinc. '
Geo. S. Evans, tho printer, is dying.
Hampton has signed with tlio Diamond Heads as pitcher.
No action has bean taken on tho Dosha protest.
TE11HRAN, Prussia, May 15.
is Being Considered. No
Valley is being considered as the ?
Ex-Congressman Stevenson will succeed
Ex-President Bonila of Honduras; lias''
is stated that Clerk Roberts will bo
conceded reparation to France for
is again violent. Consternation
Japanese arriving by Alameda and
steamer Hilonian went ashore in" '
Sylvester, pastor of Central Union
new liquor bill some saloons may
Los Angeles to-day by tho steamer
The striking employees of the Geary
The Company, lias conceded tho
A plot of terrorists against thodifo
P. M. S. S. Siberia arrived this
of 05,000 cotton operators were
Abraham Rucf confessed extortion
sugar has advanced 10 cents per
Ozana in an interview said that
tho United States and has- al
Bread riots aro occurring hcrej'