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WAILUKU, MAUI, H., T., SATURDAY. jUNE 22, 1907
What is Best for Maui
Is Best for the News
Improved or Unimproved
At Prices to please small investor.".
Wo have properties in
Either for cash or part cash and
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.
High Street, : : Wailuku
About a week ago we received
some exceedingly handsome. Shoes
and Slippers from the East, not
from S. Francisco, but direct from
the East. This enables us to sell
them cheaper than any other store
on Maui. Ask for n pair of Men's
soft, elegant Romeos. They will
lit you like a glove. And our snug,
comfortable Men's Embroidered
Slippers are nice to slip on when
vou come homo in the evening.
Let us show you our Ladies',
Girls', Hoys' 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.
i SURPLUS $200,000.00
UNDIVIDED PROFITS .$70,000.00
Chas. M. Cooke President
P. C. Jones Vice-President
C. H. Cooke Cashier
C. Hustaco Assistant Cashier
E. D. Tennoy, J. A. McCandless,
C. H. Atherton, E. V. Bishop.
Transact a General Commercial
and Savings Business.
THE FIRST NATIONAL
Chas. M. Cooke, President W. T. Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
A. Wadsworth, Director
FIFTH ANNUAL STATEMENT
AT THE CLOSE OP BUSINESS DEC. 31, MOO
Ioans and Overdrafts 8127.593 46
U. S. Honds 16,500,00
Premium on U. S" llonds 495-oo
Other llonds (Quickly con
Cash on hand and due from
Hanking House IJurniture and
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00
TERRITORY OF HAWAII, ) Qt;
COUNTY OF MAUI,
I, C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of llie
that the above is truj to the best of
Subscribed anil sworn to before
GRAND JURY .
After Sitting for Four Days Grand Jurors Find
Eight True Bills and Present Indictments.
Makes Final Report.
GRAND JURY ROASTS POLICE.
Recommends Dismissal of One Officer and that no Reinstate
ments be made where Officers arc Guilty of Second
Offense of Drunkenness.
CIRCUIT COURT IN SESSION.
The Circuit Court of the Second
Circuit opened its June term last,
week. The Trial Jury was not
called until Monday of this week
that unnecessary expense might he
saved the Territory and that the
rcprcscntntivo of the Attorney
Generals Department could attend
both juries and give his assistance
L. von Tempsky was chosen
Foreman of the Grand Jury.
The charge of the court,- aside
from the usual formal parts was
It is your-right and duty to in
vestigate all matters relating to
tho administration of Territorial
and County affairs, and on this
head, I wish to call your special
attention to the following:
It seems that an impression has
gone abroad that elective officers
are only responsible in the dis charge
of their duties to those who
elect them, but you must remem
ber, that as Grand Jurors, you are
instrustcd by those very electors
and the public at lnge with the
vigilanco that those duties aro dis
charged faithfully and honestly.
Therefore I charge you, to care
fully investigate and report upon
tho following matters, some of
which aro becoming notorious in
this community. It has been
noticeable the neglect of duty and
lack of discipline on the part of
several police ofllccrs of this town,
some having time and again been
suspetided for drunkenness.
The deplorable condition of tho
streets of Wailuku should bo a
matter for your investigation.
Tim closing up of certain public
roads by somo of the plantations
in this County should also have
The loo3e expenditure of public
moneys should have full investi
gation by you, the lack of proper
checking of vouchers, that is the
lack of timo given this matter by
oflicials, should be looked into.
BANK OF WAILUKU
D. H, Case, Director
Capital Stock $ 35,000.00
burpius mm rroius ib.0h4.11
Dividends Unpaid 1,400.0a
abovo iami'i bank, do solemnly swear
my knowledge and belief.
C. D. LUFKIN, Casiiieu.
mo this 2nd day of January, 1907;
JAS. N. K. KEOLA, Notary Public Sec, Jud. Circuit.
You have tho right to summon
before you any and all oflicials
whom you have reason to believe
can throw light upon any subject
matter being investigated, with
the books and papers of their oflice,
and for this purpose you can divide
yourselves into committees which
should report to the main body,
and the entire Grand Jury would
then act upon the report.
The scope of your investigations
is practically unlimited, as to mat
ters touching upon Territorial and
I wish to call tho particular at
tention of this Grand Jury to the
matter of the secrecy of your doings
in the Grand J ury room. Matters
which were deliberated upon by
the Grand Jury at the last term,
so I have been informed, and pati
cularly as to how certain members
had voted upon certain matters
which wore passed upon by thorn,
was given out by one or more of
its members. I charge you that it
is a very flagrant violation of the
law for any Grand Juror to divulge
such matters, and this Court will
not hesitate to visit with serious
consequences such violation. The
reason for this secrecy is apparent.
It is not easy to influence the action
of tho Grand Jury if the people
outside aro ignorant of what is
going on in the Grand Jury room,
but it is quite certain that in case
any of your acts should be made
public, attempts would bo made to
influence you. In case any person
or persons should approach you
for the purpose of influencing your
actions, such conduct should be
immediately reported to the Court.
Each witness and all interpre
ters should bo admonished to keep
inviolate what transpires in his
presenco in your deliberations.
I trust that you will conscien
tiously with the importance of mat
ters brought before you, carry out
your work expediciousl and as
ecomomically as possible.
In order to obtain good results
from investigations of Grand Juries
I instruct you that you acquaint
yourselves with the findings and
recommendations of any former
Grand Jury, for the purpose of as
certaining whether or not such
findings and recommendations
have been carried out.
The Court then appointed L. von
Tempsky as foreman.
Tho Jury sat irom day to day
and made their final report on
Saturday and were discharged for
Their repoit is as follows:
In tho Circuit Court of the
Second Circuit, Territory of Ha
waii Juno 1007 Term.
REPORT OF THE GRAND
To the Honorable A. N. Kcpoi
kai, Judge of tho Circuit Court of
the Second Circuit, Territory of
We tho undersigned Grand Jur
ors of this Honorable Court, beg
leave to make our final Report, as
We have investigated tho follow-
' ing cases, and have disposed of the
same in the manner hereinafter set
forth, to wit:
True Bills found and Indict
1. Territory of Hawaii v. Kazi
Fikizo. As'sault and Battery with
a Weapon obviously and immi
nently dangerous to life.
2. Territory of Hawaii v. Nai
,Wai Burglary 1st Degree.
lerritory ot nawan v. ah
Tuck Burglary 1st Degree.
1. Territory of Hawaii v. Kazi
Fikizo Assault with intent to Com
5. Territory of Hawaii v. Fu
gioka Keichi. Assault with intent
to Commit Murder.
6. Territory of Hawaii v. Ah
Choon alias Akuna. Larceny 2nd
7. Territory of Hawaii v. Anto
nio Seycr. Assault and Battery'
with a weapon obviously and im
minently dangerous to life.
8. Territory of Hawaii v. Ra
mon de Concepcion. Mayhem.
In tho following case, after due
investigation we have declined to
Territory of Hawaii v. David
Matiers other than the above to
which our special attention was
called by your Honor, wo wish to
report as follows.
The charges against certain of
the police officers were investigat
eij, and we find that the methods
proceeded by the head of the Police
Department arc very lax, and that
discipline is not maintained in a
manner compatable with the most
efficient service expected of this
very necessary body. Wo very
strongly condemn the practice of
temporary suspension as a punish
ment for drunkenness, more es
pecially so when the offense has
been repeated more than once.
The removal of Solomon Kawai
hoa as an officer of tho Wailuku
Police force is imperative as he has
proved himself utterly incapablo
of the trust reposed in him. It
should be demanded of the Sheriff
by the proper authorities that in
future all cases of drunkenness of
olficers shall be treated in tho
most severe manner, and that
officers found in this condition
should be summarily discharged
The members of tho Grand Jury
as a body have seen for themselves
the condition of the streets in tho
town of Wailuku and the filthiness
of the surroundings which prevail
on Market Street especially, and
on all other roads throughout this
town. This matter should be
brought very forcibly before the
road oflicials and tho Sanitary In
spector, and they be compelled by
tho authorities to attend strictly to
In tho matter of auditing the
accounts and expenditures of public
moneys, we find tho work being
carried on in as an efficient man
ner as is possiblo under the pre
vailingjurcumstances. It is well
known that districts such as Molo
kai, Kahakuloa, Keanae and Kau
po cannot receive tho attention or
inspection that other districts do
which arc more centrally located.
The fact that the road lunas in
outlying districts who have the
handling of Public funds aro hea
vily bonded sufficiently guarantees
the County against any financial
Tho matter of closing, by tho
Pioneer Mill Co. of a certain road
at Lahaina known as Puukoa, re
ceived tho attention of a special
Committee selected out of tho
members of the Grand Jury' con-
(Continued 011 page 6)
Coins Similar to those in Circulation on Maui
are in Evidence on Hawaii.-No Clue
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT IS DISPLEASED.
It is Reported that Ambassador Aoki Lacks Tact in Deal
ing with the San Francisco Situation.
Great Gold Strike Made.
(SPECIAL. TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar 9G deg. test 3.705 Beets 9s. Sid
II1LO, Juno 21. Queen Liliuokalani left on the steamer Kinau
for Lahaina today.
Some very clever and dangerous $10 counterfeit coins are in cir
culation. They are very much similar to those recently investigated
on Maui. Marshal Hendry went yesterday to Kukuihaele to investi
gate but as far there is no clue to the counterfeiters
United States District Attorney Breckons and Marshal Hendry
aro returning to Honolulu by the Kinau.
WASHINGTON June 21. It is reported that President Roosevelt
is displeased with Ambassador Aoki for his lack of tact in dealing with
the situation arising out of San Francisco trouble.
MANILA, June 21. Yesterday was the opening day for registra
tion of voters for the first election. The registration was heavy.
SYDNEY, June 21. Gold has been discovered in a cemetery at
Ballarat. There is a rush of prospectors to stake claims in the vicini
ty of the strike.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21. Schmitz has appealed to tho'.Court
to allow his release from prison on bail. He bases his appeal on scoro
of ill hea'th
TOKIO, June 21. Premier Hayashi has issued a denial of the re
port that Ambassador Aoki will be recalled from Washington.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21. The local Commercial Telegraph
operators are expected to go on 3trikc today.
PARIS, Juno 21. The disorders in the South of Prance continue.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 The schooner Lewis is a total loss.
ATHENS, June 20. A dynamite cartridge was thrown into the
Grecian Chamber of Deputies today. It failed to explode.
HONOLULU, June 20. S. S. Iwalani will leave Lahaina for
Honolulu Friday, June 21st, 3 p. m. instead of Saturday Juno 22nd,
m order to be placed on marine railway for purpose of repair?.
WASHINGTON, Juno 20. Tho Interstate Commerce Commission
will investigate the combination of railroad interests with the Hamburg-American
Steamship Co., whereby the monopoly of freight traffic
between American and European ports has been given that line.
lAJUihN iA June zu. liepubiicans 111 convention nero passcu
resolutions endorsing the policy of President Roosevelt. Their nomi
nation for Governor was given to A. E. Wilson.
ATHENS, June 20. One hundred people have been drowned by
floods now raging in Thessaly.
SHANGHAI, June 20. A feeling of distrust against Japan is
I1ILO, June 19. The following horses have been entered for tho
$1000 purse race on July 4: .
Philip by Rejoin, Brunncr by L. C. Petrie, Racine Murphy by
David, Lazelle by John O'Rouke.
KIEV, June 19. The mutiny among sappers has been suppressed.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19. Schmitz again consults his attor
neys. Ruef's sentenco has been deferred for a fortnight.
ASCOT, June l3. Lilly wins royal cup.
HONOLULU June 19. The indications aro that Frcar will be our
next Governor. Carter will go out of office, on July 1st.
Tho Territorial Grand Jury returns indictments. Names aro on
Money for Hilo railroad to Paauilo can bo raised here.
Rev. Scudder has a clue to the Punaliou lire bug.
HILO, Juno 19. Early this morning three Porto Ricans, one dis
playing a toy revolver, attempted tp hold up a Japaneso on a slago
near Pepeekeo. The 'Jap had 850 in coin in a bag and fought the
three men off until sonic Portuguese arrived, when tho Porto Ricnna
tried to escape. The Jap held on to one of them and brought him to
Hilo undor arrest. Both capturer and captured were considerably
bruised. Tho police aro searching for the two fugitives.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19. Tho fivc-maated schooner Lewis of
Gray's Harbor is ashoro in the Farallones.
PARIS, June 19. Fcrroul,'niayor of Narbonuc, and M. Albert,
leaders of wine growers in revolt against tho Government, have been
arrested. Martial law has been declared in Southern France,
PARIS, Juno 19. The situation arising from the wine growers'
strike is getting worse.Dynamite has been discovered along the road
lines, rails have been removed and telegraph wires cut.'
Tho mobs aro barricading for rcsistence against troops sent out to.