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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. OCTOBER 19, 1907
What is Best for Maui
Is Best for the News
LODGC MAUI, No. i)8-V, A. P. & A. M.
Stated mcoiintis will bo hold at
Masonic Hall. Knhului, on the first
Saturday iiljjbt (tf each month at 7.30
Vlsitiny brethren are c rdfally in
vlted to attend.
D. II. CASH, R. W. iV.
t. f. Secretary,
ALOHA LOUGH NO. KNIGHTS
Regular meetings, will bp hold at
the Knights of Pythias Hall Wailuku
on Saturday Sept. 28th, Oct. 12lh.
All visiting meinucrs are cordially
invited to attend.
W. S. MOUNTCASTLK, C. C.
D. H. DAVIS, K. OP R. & S.
HUGH M. COKE.
Don't send away for anything
when you can get what you need
from us. We save you the freight.
Chamois skins, Syringes, Hot
Water Bags, Plasters, Wood Alco
hol Liquozonc, Dioxogen, Hydro
gen Peroxide, Creolin-Pearson,
Somnos, Antiphlogistine, Litliia
Tablets, Milk of Magnesia, Lydia
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,
Listerine, Camphenol, Swainp
Root, Pepto-Mangan, Peruna, Vin
Mariani and a hundred other pre
parations, which we sell at the
manufacturer's printed list-price.
MAUI DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLESEN, Prop.
The Bank of Hawaii
Incorporated Under the Laws of
the Ropublic.of Hawaii.
CAPITAL 1. '. $000,000.00
UNDIVIDED PROFITS $70,000.00
Chas. M. Cooko President
P. C. Jones Vico-President
C. H. Cooke Cashier
C. Hustace Assistant Cashier
E. D. Tennoy, J. A McCandless,
C. II. Athcrton, E. F. Bishop.
Transact a General Commercial
and Savings Business.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Chas. M. Cooko, President W. T. Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
R. A. Wadsworth, Director D. JI. Case, Director
Report to the Comptroller of the Currency
AUGUST 22, 1907.
Loans and Discounts $ 126,976.84
United States Bonds 16,500.00
Premium on U. S. llonds 450.00
Other llonds (quickly convert) 63,975.00
Cash and Due from Hanks 41,053.44
Hanking House, I'umiture.etc 7,300.00
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00 1
TERRITORY OP HAWAII, ) QC
COUNTY OF MAUI. S
I,'C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of the above numud bank, do solemnly swear
that the above is true to tho best of my knowledge and bcliof.
C. D. LUFKIN, Casiiieu.
Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 30th day of August, 1907;
' J. GARCIA, Notary Public Sec, Jud Circuit
Sixty-Three Rubber Enthusiasts from Honolulu
and Maui Inspect Rubber Plantations
are Are Well Pleased.
GRAND JURY MAKES FINAL REPORT.
Fourteen Indictments Were
dieted for Criminal Libel.
to Open Road
RUKISCR GROVVF.IIS VISIT
Sixty-three persons in teres ed in
the growing of rubber in the terri
tory landod from the Likeliko at
the new landing at Nahiku Satur
day morning at about five thirty
o'clock and went at once to the
residence of the manager of the
Hawaiian-American Rubber Com
puny where breakfast was prepared
The trip on the steamer was an
unusually smooth one and the
party was in good shape for the
ride through the plantations.
After breakfast Mr. Q. Q. Brad
ford tapped two trees planted by
Mr. Hugh Howell. Many expected
to see rubber How from the trees
as freely as milk from a pitcher but
they were of course compelled to
suffer disappointment. The large
tree tapped had been tapped many
times and had scars oi many classes
to 6how where it had suffered at
tho hands of thu rubber men as
well as curious passers by.
The method of tapping consisted
in cutting a groove in tho bark
after removing the outer bark.
This groove was made by a knife
especially manufactured for the
purpose. The groove was made from
a height of about six feet to the
ground. Care was exercised in
preventing the cut from being deep
ODOUE'n to injure the wood. As tho
Ceara latex coagulates readily' a
canvas bag was tied above the two
grooves and diluted ammonia al
lowed to trickle down the groove
and aid the flow of rubber.
The rubber was led ir.to a con
tainer on tho ground by means of
a half round spout driven into the
tree at its foot.
After tho flow of caoutchouc had
ceased it was coagulated by pour
ing into it a little acetic acid in
order to neutralize tho effect of tho
There was probably less than an
ounce of commercial rubber taken
from eacli tree. The small amount
obtained was probnbly duo to the
Surplus and Profits ;..
Due to Hanks
Found. Editor Yokogawa
Pioneer Mill Co. Ordered
in Thirty Days.
fact that the larger tree had been
tapped too frequently while the
smaller tree was too young to tap
After this, demonstration tho
members of tho party began to
mount horses provided by the rub
ber plantations and rode off
through the miles of growing trees.
A few took conveyances, which
afforded them more comfortable
means of transportation but not eo
good opportunities for seeing the
'Ihose on horseback covered
many miles of territory during the
day visiting the different varieties
of trees growing on tho different
plantations and at different eleva
1 110 eara variety was louiui to
be making a vigorous growth where
over the soil was good which was
found to bo the case in most local
ities, lhoy arc ot course poor spots
of land every where and Nahiku
is not an exception. These spots
aro louiui principal! v on tne ions
of ridges or where tho soil has, been
washed away and leaving but few
inched of earth on solid rock.
The trees growing at an olova-
tation of fifteen hundred feet wero
found to bo as healthy and vigorous
as those growing at a lower level
but the growth is not so groat dur
ing the year as those growing at a
lower level where there is greater
At tho residenco of the manager
of tho Nahiku Rubber Company a
luau was spread for tho hungry
visitors who had spent the morn
ing in riding over the plantation.
After tho luau was over tho
annual meeting of t he Hawaiian
Rubber Growers' Association was
held at 'which nearly every one
present paid tho initiation fee and
became a member by vote of the
President D. C. Lindsay called
the meeting to order while Secre
tary Hugh IIowoll recorded tho
minutes. Tho minutes of the first
meeting wore read and approved.
In tho proposal to adopt tho con
stitution and by laws much discus
sion developed. Tho same were
finally adopted with a few minor
changes and all seemed satisfied
with tho same as changed.
The meeting was one of tho most
important in the history of Hawa
iian Horticulture. The statements
mado oy those who should know
woro far more encouraging that
any 01 those who liavo invested in
rubber have dared to hopo for from
authorities on tho subject.
Jnred G. Smith, the director of
the U. S. Experiment Station was
the first spoaker. His addros? was
most instructive. Ho said in part
"Rubber is a calloid and is just
tho opposite of sugar which will dis
solve in water. Rubbor cannot be
dissolved. Separate as best you
can and its elements remain the
same-carbon and. oxygen in the
proportion of 10 to 10. Ceara rub
ber is a net work of colls which are
Continued ou Page 2.
GRAND tlUHY MAKliR PINAL.
The Grand Jury at the present
session of the Circuit Court held
in Lahaina made its final report
yesterday afternoon to Judge Ke
poikai. Fourteen indictments were found,
including that of Editor Yokoga
wa, of the Maui Shinbun, for cri
minal libel. The other indict
ments were for assault and battery,
selling liquor without a license,
two case? of burglary, two casos
for assault on a female under ten
years, receiving stolen goods, and
impersonating an ollicer.
Tho jury has ordered that the
Pioneer Mill Co. open certain
government roads in Lahaina in
thirty days. They, did not find
any irregularities in re the load
officials of Kuln.
The charges against police ollicer
Kawaihoa were found true and re
commend that Sheriff the be com
pelled to dismiss said officer. The
manner of living of certain County
officials was looked into and tho
jury behoves that circumstances do
not warrant action on the part of
the Grand Jury.
The jury made the following re
That proper gun rd rails be placed
on the road over the pali between
McGregor's and Olowalu.
That the County Engineer sur
vey certain roads with object of
locating them where they are being
encroached upon by corporations
That a humane ollicer be -appointed
for the district of Wai
luku. The Grand Jury nt this session of the
Circuit Court in Lahaina was a record-
breaker in the amount of work done and
the investigations made. They have gone
thoroughly into all matters hroutiht to
their notice. Committees have visited the
Houokohau and Olowalu districts looking
into the mattcts of Government roads
T. II. v Jose Hokasio. Assault with in
tent to commit murder. Tried Oct. ia
and sentenced to one year hard labor and
one dollar fine.
T. II. v Soy Susuki. Selliuc limtor
without a license. The defendant in this
case beinir now before the -Federal Court
in Honolulu, the case was continued to
the Marcli 190S term.
T. II. v Ho Ha Sa. 1'alse impersoua
tiou. Defendant plead uuiltv and was
sentenced to ten days at hard labor and
to pay n fine of ten dollars,
T. II. v Tuck San alias Ung Duck Sui
llurglary lirst ilegree. Tried on Oct. 15
and a verdict of guilty relumed. Sen
fenced to five years nt hard lalxir. An
other charge of burglary against him was
T. II. v Kani Okamura. Trial hnd on
October 17. After partial examination of
the prosecution's first witness, the Deputy
Attorney-General asked that a nolle nros
be entered. Further developments of this
matter may be looked for durinir this
session of the Grand Jury.
T. II. v Ah Sam alias Ah Sinir. Assault
upon a female -under the age of 10 years.
IrieclonUct. lb and sentenced to three
years at hard labor.
The following Civil Cases have been
Lauiwahine v W. 15. Saffery et al. Dis
Philip Kamai v Kipahulu Sugar Co
J. M. Vivas v Louisa Mossman. To be
heard in Wailuku during vacation, jury
Patrick Cockett et nl v Kihei Plant. Co.
Continued to March 190S term.
Kwong Lee Yuen Co. v I'inir Kee. Dis-
misscduipou motion of defendant, there
being no appearance of plaintiff.
Autoue Sylva v Papia Nawaa. Con
tinued to March 190S term.
II. Hnckfeld & Co. v Okamura. A
motion to dibiniss has been made and is
D. II, Kahaulelin v Mashui. A hearing
was had on October 10. Judgment was
found for defendant. The Court scored
the conduct of the plaintiff in this case,
and gave him a lecture.
An agreement has been reached be
tween W. L. Whitney, Deputy Attorney
General, and Jns. L. Coke, representing
some of the plaintiffs in the Fishery cases,
that they be heard before Judge Parsons
Several Banking Houses Close Owing to Slump
in Copper. Japanese Gratified at Action
of San Francisco's Police.
ST. LOUIS TEAM DEPARTS FOR JAPAN.
Leaves on Steamer Siberia to Play Japanese Team in Tokio
A. H. S. S. Co. Offers to Join Honolulu in
Building New Passenger Boat.
(SPECIAL TO THU MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar 90 deg. tost 3.90 Beets 9s. 41d.
HONOLULU, October l'S. A permanent injunction has been is
sued against the Rapid Transit prohibiting them from changing the
time on the Liliha street run. . '
Editor Ayers of the Referee was not indicted by the Grand Jury.
Property on Punchbowl and Diamond Head has been taken by
Roosevelt's executive order for Federal use. It may be returned to tho
icrriiory on tho recommendation of the army board now sitting here.
Fred Waterhouse may go to the Malay Peninsula to study tho
TOKIO, October IS. Gratification is expressed here at the prompt
action of the San Francisco police in tho recent riot against Japanese.
HOUSTON, Texas, October IS. A private bank closed its doors
yesterday. Tho losses reach $1,500,000.
NEW YORK, October lS.-Otto Heinz Co., brokers, were closed
F. Augustus Heinz, of the 50 varieties, has resigned the presidency
of tho Mercantile National Bank.
Haller, Sochle Go., bankers of Hamburg, have failed for $7,000,000.
The Stale's Saving Rank of Butte, Mont., has suspended business.
These failures are duo to the terrific stump in copper.
NAPLES, October 18. -Vesuvius is again active.
PARIS, October IS. Floods are doing great damage.
SAN FRANCISCO, October lS.-Ex-Supervisor Phillips testified
in the Ford trial today that he was civen $-1000 llV Ford fnr i-n(i
a trolley franchise.
WASHINGTON, October 18. Another long distance earthquake,
shock was recorded on tho seismograph at G a. 111. yesterday.
LAHAINA, October IS. The Grand Jury finished its investigations
at 9:30 a. m. Tho typewritten report will he ready at 2 p. m.
HONOLULU, October 17. The St. Louis baseball team departed
for Japan on the steamer Siberia last night, where they will play a
series of games against tho Japanese baseball team.
The American-Hawaiian Steamship Co. has offered to join Hono
lulu in tho building of a new passenger boat.
The cableship Restorer has located the cable break between hero
The text of the Afong agreement in this morning's Advortiser is
very interesting, showing tho high-class investments made by the
Morito Keizo, the Japanese murderer, has again been reprieved.
MANILA, October 17. Osinena, ex-Governor of Ccbu province,
was elected president of the Assembly. "In a speech Secretary Taft de
nied the rumor that the United States had any intention of selling
SEOUL, October 17. Tho Japanese crown prince was welcomed
by the Emperor 111 Korea.
TOKIO, October 17. The Diet has been summoned to meet on
SAN FRANCISCO, October 17. Schwab, president of tho United
States Steel Corportion, arrived hero today on a tour of inspection of.
tho Union Iron Works. He declared it is possible that the Iron Works
may be closed.
1 1 ATA I trrr. . .
iiuiNui.ui.u, uctouer 1(. J.
against Somnia, tho barber, for
roasted the '.'female rock" doctor
IIILO, October lG.-Engincer Southworth of the Public Works
Department made a thorough examination of the old wharf and found
it nartlv rotten. Ho considers lw. ...i.....f 1 -.1 ,
,u..n. I.,in;eu .icioib uio eiuranco with the notice: "Not Safe " '
condition arises from the absolute neglect of Government property
j ..ft Uj,w.,v w v j j,
MANILA. October 1(5. A
rn.it 1. 1 , 0
laftjesto lay. It began with a
requested that no liquor bo served
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. , , .. . , iiuuuiuii ui uiu ono inousanu
l'4! through en explosion in the Dupont
NEW YORK. October KVn
1 .,. , , , - ..i'ii.m iiiiuiiiioeii, wo uanisn ex
plorer, will start for tho pole in 1910.
, ... . . , - ""o"i
killed 111 a wreck ou tho London and
The Makawao Lading' ,ul s,w,;(
., ., -v.iui) mi. mini uB annual oazaar at
ths residonce of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. B.-ihhvm Snrmbninin ... w.j.i " .
evening, Oct. 16th.
Trains will run
criminal libel and Judgo Andrado
Min.il tuwiuiuiis mm oruercu a
"",'i,l,u" "ao Bvuu 10 oecroiary
water parade, Secretary Taft has
at any function in his honor.
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North Western Railroad.
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Puunoue and Wailuku at excursion
Lor Wallach has Inst, hi