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THE MAUI NEWS-
-SAXURDAY, FEBRUARY J, 1908
Jerome Merciless To Airs. Thaw.
Prcnn's Land Policy,
The Smoke of a Cremo Cigar Chases Care Away. Light One ami
Taste the Sweetness of Content.
At All Ci-ar
1 Our Best
gZ is tlrat our'eonipetitors toll yon that they will sell you ;
y goods as good as ours. We need nothing better. Hut ;
E; they don't toll you that they liavc Belmont Wilis- :
SZ key in.bulk or Kuupakulua Wine in hulk, be we :
5s We also carry lots of good things Vor the Holidays, :
ZZ' such as Peach Brandy, Apricat Brandy, Cherries' in '
Crome di Mcnthe, Cooking Slierry and Brandy, all j
S kinds of table Wines. :
ZZ We are also Agents
fc Your Holiday dinner Wont be complete without :
5s something to help digest it. We have all kinds of :
SZ Cocktails already mixed. Ring us up and wo will tell I
jf ' you more about the good things we have. ;
Maui Wine & Liquor Co.
iUUiiUilUUiUiU WllilUUUU tiUUUiUiUJWUiUiUWWilUS
Chns. M. Cooke, Pres. C. I). I.ufkin,
R. A. Wndsworth, Director
SECOND ANNUAL STATEMENT
at the close of business December 30, 1907
Loans, Discounts, Overdrafts..? 34,355.92
Cash and Due from Banks 20,105.49
United States Bonds 6,250.00
Other Bonds 12,000.00
Premium on U. S. Bonds 200.00
1'urniture and Fixtures 1,150.00
Five Percent Fund 312.50
TERRITORY OF HAWAII,
' COUNTY OF MAUI
I, Win. Ilenning, Vice-President of the above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Wji, HENNING, Vice-President.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd day of January, 190S.
J. GARCIA, Notary Pul lic Sec. Jud. Circuit.
Will it not pay you to. look into our lino lino of
GARLANDS and got a stovo that will give
you absolute satisfaction. Wo have thorn in
all sizes, soiling as low as $10.00 and all along
up to $70.00. When you want something good
iit tho stove, let us quoto you.
Fop Best Revsults Advertise in the
for Seattle and Priino Beers.
Cashier Win. Helming, Vicc-l'res,
V. L. Dccoto, Director
Capital Stock $ 25,000.00
hurpius and l'rolils 414.1s
Due to Banks 3S.32
Deposits 1 41,921.41
Dividends Unpaid 750.00
Wednesday evening, the 22nd,
tho annual meeting of the Mnka
wao Polo Club was held at "Knlsi
onalu." the I'aia cottage of L. von
Tompsky. The following oHiccrs
were elected: II. A. Baldwin, pre
sident; Harold Ilicc, vice-president;
and D. G. Lindsay,' secretary and
treasurer. It was not decided when
the club would begin the practice
A well-known luna on I'aia
plantation has discovered that the
"Mongoose law" passed by the
last legislature is non-effective
owing to the fact tnat no funds
wore appropriated to carry out one
of its provisions, to wit, 15 cents
bounty for every animal killed.
This plantation man last year
had 200 mongoose caught and
slain but nothing in the way of re
ward from the government is forth
Last Sunday, the 2Gth, Bishop
Moore preached a most interesting
sermon in the Pain Foreign
Church. The Bishop in company
with Rev. Mr. Wadnian this week
has been visiting some of thenieth
odist missions in Kuln and else
where. Last week Monday Rev. Mr.
Wooloy completed a tour of East
Maui in company witli Hey. R. B '
Dodge. His prohibition addresses
to the pupils of the varrious schools
are discribed as being most interest
ing. Last Saturday C. 0. Krumbhaar,
headluna of Ilamakuapoko planta
tion departed for New Orleans in
tending to spend a vacation of two
months on tho mainland.
Miss Mary Alexander of Oak
land who has been visiting her
sister, Mrs. II. P. Baldwin of Puu
none, depnrted for tho coast on tho
29th via Honolulu., Mrs. Baldwin
accompanied Miss Alexander to
Maunaolu Seminary will shortly
be lighted with gas.
The present mid-winter drought
is the most severe one in more than
twenty years so kamaainas say.
Col. Tom Fitch Is to Return.
Honolulu, January 28. -Col. Thomas
Fitch will arrive in Honolulu by the
Alameda, February 15. lie comes
here partly for change of climate,
but mainly for business purposes. He
will open a law oflice here, with a
view to settling permanently, and
according to advices received here,
the claims for rebate of duty on e61
lect'.ons mado on importations of
sake, are deeidedlv favorable. The
Colonel has been grratly interested
during the last few yeara in the sake
claims md with the assistance of the
late Harry J. Johnston, has had
much influence in advancing the
claims of importers for duties alleged
to have been incorrectly collected by
the local custom house.
The fight has been carried on dur
ing the past five years'' and in each
instance tho federal decisions have
been in favor of the importers.
As there, is something like a million
and a quarter involved in the con
test, it is a matter of gieat futures!
to many in Honolulu.
Mrs. Harry Johnson will also bo a
passenger on Hie Alameda.
TUB UGMOCIiATS OliGANIZH.
In compliance with the order
from headquarters in Honolulu
the Democratic delegates met in
convention over tho Aloha Saloon
Thursday and elected T. B.
Lyons permanent chairman of tho
ouuty central committee of the
Democratic party and H. C. Moss-
man as permanent secretary.
E. K. Dovauchelle, who has al
ways been in line with the repub
licans was one of tho delegates
Ex-Judgo J. V. Kalua came
over from Lahaina Friday in time
to get sono of the pig and allign
himself with tho party. Kaluu is
a political acrobat who was form
erly a republican who fought tho
Home Rulers and then joined them
and noiv leaps from that parly to
tho Democratic party.,
The Pacific Mali Mall's Plans.
"Subsidy or no subsidy," said an
officer aboard the Pacific Mail S. S.
Asia which arrived from San Fran
elsco this morning, "the Pacific Mail
Steamship Company will not quit,
nor will the line be said to a British
or to a Japanese syndicate, yet a
while. The steamships Mongolia,
Manchuria, Siberia, Korea, China
and Asia, six as good bottoms as
are in tills ocean, will be kept runn
Ing right along and the company has
in view a number of wajs of inoreas-
ing revenue and reducing expenses
Had the Pacific Mail seriously con
sidered going out of business it would
not have purchased the steamship
Asia from the Occidental & Oriental
"If the Pacific Malt was subsidized
it would heve to turn loose nil the
Orientals on its vessels and employ
white men in their places.
"Just as soon as wireless station
tor long distance are established on
this island the vessels of the Pacific
Mail will be equipped witli wireless
apparatus and I want to tell you that
when the Pacific Mail does put in
wireless it will make it pay. Flow?
I'll tell you.
"There are many of the wealthy
tourists tiaveling between the Unit
ed States and Japan and China who
would gladly avail themselves of the
opportunity to send oihergrams, or
aerograms or wirelesses, whatever
you may call them, from the ship i
folks ashore and they are willing to
pay, say, u dollar a word for the lux
ury, although llfty cents will be-
nearer the mark And then aboard
each of. the six ships ol tin- lleet there
will pi obably be a daily paper pub
lished, selling, say, at twenty-live
cents I he copy, a small one page
affair which will contain me:ely un
portuut items of world's news and
will probably be pi blished by tin
freight clerk. In addition to all lU
there will be a sy-letn of Voportii,
vessels, sailing ves&ds and steam
tramps and other ships not carrying
wireless, for which a charge will be
made, the owners or agents of the
vessel so .reported standing tlie ex
pense. Of course we have little
official knowledge, but these things
sir I. down from headquarters until
they are the talk of (he ship."
As an inrikatim of the Pacific
Mail's determination to slay with the
game the follow ing circular letter to
the firms of ibis city is of interest:
ueniiemen we uu:e nieasure in
infotming you that the Pacific Mail
Steamship Company is. now prepared
to regularly carry freight between
San Francisco and this port, and we
respectfully ask you to patronize
and su' port the line which, for many
years, lias afforded this commurity a
splendid passenger service, by giving
its.steamers a share of vour freight
ueturmng irom the Uncut, en
route to San Francisco, the steamers
of the Company discharge a consid
able amount of freight here, and thus
are in a position to also carry freight
from Honolulu to the Coast.
v or your guidance we beg to en
close herewith a sailing schedule of
the steamers during the present
year, and assuring you that the Com
pany will give you the very best ser
vice in carrying your freight.
Wo remain, gentlemen,
Yours very truly,
H. HACKFELD & CO., LTD.,
The Pacific Mail, then, in addition
to the Matson boats and the Alame
da, is going to look out lor local small
produce, and it is probable that other
advances will be made toward the
development of the local trade.
There is even talk of reducing the
passenger toll between here and San
Francisco and a still better rate for
prospective settlers coming here
from the mainland States.
Lyons Mtli Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Lyons gave
a In uu at their Wailuku homo last
Sunday to a number of their
friends to commemorate the four
teenth anniversary of their wedd
ing. The affair was quite largoly
attended. Attorney Watson was
there, also Judge Kepoikai, Asses
sor Robinson and many others.
Mr. Watson was overheard to re
mark that such a spread was rare
ly seen at Honolulu banquet tables
and he complimented very much
those who were responsible for such
an excellent lay out. Pedro and
music followed the ltiati.
NEW YORK, January 28. The
defense In the Thaw trial closed its
ease yesterday and the case will go
to the jury on Thursday.
NEW YORK, January 20. Mrs.
Evelyn Nesbit Tlmw told her story
today for the second time. The re
petition lacked the vitality of. the
first recital, but the crowd In the
courtroom listened intently to every
word. Justice Dow ling had ruled that
he found nothing in the law to justify
(dosing the doors ngainst the public,
and there wa- a great clamor for
admittance from a throng which
hung about the building all day long.
Jerome failing in Ins move to ex
elude sped atorr,, took occasion when
it came his turn to cross examine the
witness to bring out all the details of
he first trial which Littleton of the
defense had omitted on his direct
examination of the witness. Jerome
also suight to block Mrs. Thaw's,
testimony in its entirety,- on the
ground that n conversation which
occurred three years before the
tragedy cou'd not have any bearing
on Ihe mind of Thaw on the night of
the homicide. Justice Dewling over
ruled the objection.
Mrs. Thaw was on the stand all day
long, and Ji rome announced when
uujouriiiikMi' f .) the day was taken
that his cioss examination would
occupy the greater pai t of tomorrows
Mrs. Thaw's story was broken into
today by the coesiaiitly repeated in
lerruptions by the projection, which
sought to exclude ail delails on the
trround of immateriality. Tne fro
quent objections led Justice Uowliug
lo request Littleton logout this ex
amination assliortas possible. Little
ton took the course officially suggest
ed, to find that O" cross examination
Jerome insisted upon reading from
lust j ear's record nearly every word
the witness had then uttered, fie
did this under the privilege of fram
ing new questions
Littleton objected to il, declaring
that the District Attorney, by read
ing tli formi r tesimony In a disagree
able manner, was trying lo discredit
her in the eyes of ihe jury when he
could not discredit, her in any way by
a direct question. Jerome made no
attempt to disguise a tone of com
plete contempt in reading the tesli
mony. Contempt also characterized
most of the questions he put to the
witness, whom lie attacked in the
loudest voice he has yet used at the
Jerome plunged immediately into
the more intimate details of the testi
mony and made no delicate choice of
words in framing his questions.
Littleton's objections on the ground
of "offeiisiveness and impropriety"
frequently were sustained by the
Mrs. Thaw matched wits against
both District Attorney Jerome and
his associate, Mr. Gar van, who was
ever at his chief's elbow with new
suggestions. She fenced with them
as skillfully as she did a year ago,
and at times reflected the mood in a
voice pitched in as loud a key us his
own. Thp prosecutor's pitiless and
aggrebsive questions often struck
fire, and once, when Jerome demand
ed to know if the voung woman had
told Thaw certain things she replied
"Yes, I told him, but I did not use
tho language you are using,"
"Don't argue with me, madam,"
shouted Je-ome, who then had the
roply stricken from ihe record.
But one new feature appeared in
the testimony of the witness. This
wus when she told about Thaw 'swal
lowing the contents of a bottle of
laudanum to. end his life. Previous
to tliis, at the Grand hotel in New
York Thaw had talked of suicide, his
wife declared and had suggested that
she also taken poison, as both then
lives had been ruine . Mrs. 'lhaw
said she humo ed Thaw at the time
and diverted his mind. She was out
of the room when ho finally took the
"Why didn't you tell us about this
at the tirst trfat?" demanded Jerome.
"Air. Delmas said it might make
Harry nut too crazy." the witness
retorted before the District Attorney
could stop her.
Leap Yeoi Dance.
The Catholic Ladies Aid Society
will gavo a Leap Year Dance and
Concert at the Knights of Pythias
Hall on Saturday even'.ng, February
29th, to raiso funds with which to
pay the reinaii.ing debt on the Broth
Tickets wlll'soon bo on sale by the
HONOLULU, Jan. 28.-"There
seems to be an idea," said Governor
Frear "that It is my policy not to lot
any man have more lund than he can
work himself. I am not aware that
I have gone as far as that yet.
"My idea, so far as it can be de
fined at all, is to make taohman who
takes up land do as much of his own
work as possible. But I hr.vo never
stated Hint I thought any man ought
to be obliged to do all the work him
self. I urn a small farmer myself I
have a small farm out in L'lahou
and one on Tantalus, but I am iftt
do.ng all my own work. Hut" and
Ihe Governor beamed with all tho
enthusiasm of tho amateur farmer
"I tell you, what f ruiseon those two
pieces of land makes a lot of difference
in the seize of my vegetable and fruit
"It is Lnpos'-ible lo lay down any
hard and fast rule as to the amount
of land that should be disposed of to
any one man. In some cases ten
acres might be as much as any man
could handle to advantage, while un
der other circumstances lie might be
able to take care of 200 acres, or
evenninr.. For instance, a Portu
guese family might lake care of ten
acres of good agricultural land, with
intensive farming, but probably
could not farm touch mote than that,
and prubably, loo, would not want
more. Or. ihe other hand, a man
raising sisal could not get along with
any such quantity of laud. He wpuld
need a great deal more, and ho could
not be expected to do all the work
himself. He would' have to hire men
to help him culthate the laud.
When it comes to cane or pine
apple land, there is no use in giving
one man 200 acres. He would not bo
able to care for it himself. Ho would
either ha e to lease it out in parcels
"to Orientals, or employ them lodo
tne wonc mr nun, or let them raise
the crop and sell it to him. In ;Jny
cas-, he would simply have, a big
plantation on a small scale.
"What we want, is as trany people
living on the land as possible and
making good livings. Matters will
nave to adjust themselves gradually.
What is best now may not be best
efter awhile, when we have better
transportation facilities, and changes
may have to bo made in time. It is
a difficult problem and one lhat must
be worked out gradually.
'Fortify Hawaii. "
WASHINGTON, January 13.
President Koosovelt today received
a group of officers of the Iowa na
tional guard headed by Adjutant
General Thrift and including Colonels
Chantland, Allen and Bishop. Tiiev
were on I heir way home after attend
ing the national guard association's
national meeting in Boston.
They were escorted to the White
llou-a; b Senator Doliver, and tho
president received them enthusias
tically. He spoke vigorously of his
sympathy with every effort to
strengthen and improve the national
gu'ird and to make it as serviceable
Before the visitors left the presi
dent it was staled afterward, took
Senator D.tlhvor by ihe aim, drew
him asHe and in a stage whisper,
which everybody heard, said: "For
Got the Illgliei-Up.
Honolulu, January 28. U. S. Marf
shal E. R'. Hendry received a wire
less this morning from Kailua, Ha
waii, to the effect that Kang Yong
Soon, by.all accounts the shrewdest
and most clever counterfeiter In the
Territory, had beer, located. The
Marshal will leave by tho first boat
to get his man.
Kang Youg Soon, lias been wanted
for a year or more. In the general
round up of two gangs of coiintei feit.
ers on Hawaii last summer, ho
managed to slip through the net, and
is supposed to bo tho only member of
the gangs not brought to book for
his offenses. According to all tho
others captured, ana who aro now
sorving sentences, somn of whom
have proved themselves to bo exceed
ingly export at die making, ho has
ability which puts him easily In tho
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