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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1 908
What is Best for Maui
Is Bast for the News
Supervisors Send Attorney
Coke to Honolulu.
The County Supervisors mot in
the board room Wednesday, and
disposed of the most important
matters during the first two days.
An adjournment was taken
Thursday until Saturday morning.
The board employed Attorney
James L. Coke to push the bond
issue matter. He left Thursday
evening for town and is expected
The minutes aro as follows:
Wailuku, Mauif March 11, 1908.
1 The Board of Supervisors of the
County of Maui was called to or
der at 2 P. M., Chairman W. Ilenn
Roll call: Present: V. Helm
ing, T. M. Church, W. P. Haia, S.
E. Kaiuc and T. T Mover.
' The minutes of the February
meeting were read and the same
were ordered approved as read.
Communication of Alexander it
Baldwin acknowledging receipt of
our communication cancelling or
der for steel bridge was read and
the same was ordered placed on
A communication of DII. Case,
County Attorney, transmitting
opinion on subdivisions G and 7 of
Section 9 Chapter -1, Act 39, Session
Laws of 1905 was read and the
same was ordered placed on fde.
(The sections in question aro as
follows: Section G. no contract in
volving an expenditure of public
funds amounting to Five Hundred
Dollars or more shall be awarded
exceptto the lowest bidder after
public advertisemant for tenders,
and no public work or requisition
for material therefor shall be divid
ed or parcelled out for the purpose
of evading the provisions of this
seotion and no new work involving
the expenditure of Five Hundred
Dollars or more shall bo done ex
cept by contract as above set forth;
but the provision of this section
shall not bo applicable to road
Section 7. all contracts authori
zations payments and liabilities
entered into granted, made or in
curred in violation of this Act shall
bo void and shall never bo the
basisof n claim against tho County.)
A communication of the Honolu
lu Iron Works Co. in re Engine
Hoist was read and the same was
ordered placed on file.
A communication of D. H. Case,
County Attorney, transmitting Or
dnance in re town limit of Wailu
ku was read and action on the
same was deferred.
A communication of D. II. Case,
County Attorney, in re matter of
Continued on Page 6.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Clias. M. Cooke, President W. T. Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
H.A. Wads worth-, Director D. fj. Case, Director
at the close of business, December 31, 1907
Loans and Discounts .....$138,280.45
United States lionds 16,500.00
Premium on U. S. lionds 450.00
Other lionds (quickly convert) 42,850.00
Cash and Due Irom flanks 43,280.15.
iaukiiir House, Purniturc.etc 7,050.00
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00
TERRITORY OP HAWAII, )
COUNTY OK MAUI,
I, D. II, Case, 2nd Vice-PreVtdunuf
that tne above statement is true ro.i'je
Subscribed and sworn to before
. Maui Trip
Plan to Keep the Parly Use
fully Busy on this Island.
Governor Frear and party arriv
ed in Kahului on Saturday on
their tour of Maui.
Hon, H. P. Baldwin invited the
Governor and members of his
official family to breakfast with
him at his Spreekelsvillercsidence,
afterward to look through Puunene
mill and go anywhere else they
chose in the neighborhood. Auto
mobiles would bo at their service.
The invitation was accepted.
A visit to the mill was made and
a trip to the lower nd of Omaopio
lands was made in automobiles
and the great field that have been
barren for ages but are now pro
ducing many tons of sugar were
The part" returned in time to
view the townsite that has been laid
out at Kahului. They visited the
breakwater constructed by the Ka
hului Railroad company at a cost
o'f over $100,000, and noted the
great improvement in the harbor
that is now of sufficient dept for
the largest vessels and where they
lie quietly at anchor while heavy
swells may be running outside.
From Kahului the party land
ed at liana and the first home
steads visited were through the
rubber region as far as Keanac.
There was some land that was
examined in the region of Keanac,
which is now under lease having
fifteen years to run. The leassees
aro willing to homestead the land.
There aro still some lots through
the rubber country not taken up.
On Monday a proposed ex
change of road lands in Hana was
looked into. There i& an outstand
ing question of compensation on
account of cane land taken for
In the region of Makawao a
proposal is pending for an exchange
of land, that would bo good for
cane when tho ditch is extended,
for lands that would be good for
pineapples and therefore for home
steads. Tho party reached Koanae
Monday evening and Paia Wed
nesday evening.- They were visit
ed many places of interest includ
ing tho great pineapple orchards
and then continued their tour of
the Kula district where many
homesteads are and where many
more aro desired.
At Ulupalakua there is land
under lease, part of which may be
homesteaded and part reserved for
forest purposes. .Perhaps an altera
tion of the terms of leaso iriay be
effected to conform to tho present
conditions which arc different to
those existing when the leaso was
There wero no public hearings,
tho Governor prefering to deal
with the people interested.
Capital Stock $ 35,000.00
Surplus and Profits , 20,821.29
Circulation .' 16,500.00
Due to Hanks - 14,346.16
Dividends Uniwid 1,400.00
the above named bank, do solemnly swear
bust 01 my Knowledge nnu ueuui
D. II. CASK, 2nd Vice-President,
this 2nd ilay'bf January, :90s.
GARCIA, Notary Public Sec. Jud. Circuit
Is" Charged ' IT
Paper Publishes Moralo
Another crimintl' libel case has
resulted from the articles which ap
peared in the Portuguese newspaper,
the A. Liberdade, in which Greiio-
rio Jose Morato, who arrived hero
in the Kumeric, was accused of be
ing an anarchist, and which inti
mated that he might have left Portu
gal because of his being implicated
with the conspirators who killed
King Carlos and the Crown Prince,
Last week Board of Health In
spector Durao, who wrote the of
fending article, wijs arrested for
criminal libel, and tlu's morning a
similar charge was made against the
A Liberdade Publishing Co. The
complaint was sworn to by Morato,
and the warrant served on J. ('.
Souza, the secretary of the com
When the case came up in the
Police Court .this morning 15. C.
Peters, who represented the defen
dant, pointed out that the complaint
was defective in that it did not state
that Souza was the secretary of the
company, although service had been
made on him. Attorney Correa,
who appeared for the complaining
witness, stated that this was not
necessary, as such service was made
legal by provision by statute. The
hearing of tho case, as well as of
argument on the point raised, was
continued until next Wednesday,
on which date the Durao case has
been set for trial. The matter has
stirred up great excitement in tho
Portuguese community, and the
outcome of the trial will be watched
with great interest.
A look was taken at tho Kula
Interesting matters wore seen
all along tho route, for instance
the pineapplo growing and canning
in Haiku, where pineapples are
said to do hotter than anywhere
olso in tho U lands."
Commissioner Pratt is in general
chargo of thc.arrangomentsi for tho
tour of the island.
Superintendent Marston Camp
bell gave an outline of thobearing3
of the oxecutivo visit upon public
"I am going to mako an investi
gation of the landings and derricks
on tho island," Mr. Campbell said.
"Wo have just finished a lot of
new work on some of tho landings.
"Waterworks and public build
ings will also be inspected, includ
ing the now courthouse at Wailuku
and perhaps some of tho new
schoolhouses under contract. The
waterworks of Lahair.a and Wailu
ku will receive attention, there be
ing some important matters con
nected with the Wailuku service.
"There is a hard proposition in
the needed repairs of the old courl-
nouso at uuiaina, tor wnicn some
money is available. It is a stono
structure and holds considerable
In this connection Governor
Frear lator said that ho remembers
when the Suprenje Court judges
held circuit terms m the old build
ing at ijanaina. wnen no was
teaching at Lahainaluna Seminary
twenty-sevon years ago, tho late
Judge McCully presided at a term
of court there.
Mr. Campbell also referred to
the proposed investigation of Ka
hului harbor and breakwater. An
othor rnttor ho would give atten
tion ' tho town hall proposi
o' Entertain '
Wailuku District to Enter
A citizens meeting was held in the
Wailuku Court House Monday even-
to consider the manner iiuwhich to
provide for the entertainment of
Governor W. P. Frear and party
when they arrive in Wailuku. The
meeting was largely attended and
was one of the most harmonious
neetings ever held here.
J. N. K. Keola had consulted
with a number of citizens as to the
names to be placed on the various
committees and at the meeting- he
presented a motion placing iho
names agreed upon as the ones to
be on the various committees which
otion was carried without n dis
The committees wero as follows:
RncKiTioN Committer; A. N. Ko-
poikai, W. E. SafYery, .1. L. Coke,
P. P. Baldwin, S. E. Kaiuc, W. J.
Coelho, McKay, R. A. Wadsworth,
H. M. Coke, D. II. Davis, D. II.
Case, J. N. S: Williams, It. II.
Dinegar, W. E. Bill, .las. N. K.
Kcola, and A. do Rogo.
LlTEItAltY AND MUSIC COMMITTEE ;
Mrs. A. N. Kepoikai, Mrs. T. 15.
Lyons, Mrs. W. II. Field, Mrs. W.
A. McKay, Mrs. S. Keliinoi, Airs.
H. I). Penhallow and Miss L. K.
Refreshment and Entertain
ment Committees; E. II. Hart, P.
Coekctt, T. B. Lyons, J. K. Kaho
okole, Copeland, M. P. Waiwaiole,
and W. Ault.
Ball Committee; R. Keliinoi, F.
A. Mayfield, J. II. Raypiond, J. F.
Welch, E. II. Rogers, G. Weignt
and C. M. W. Kanui.
Decouatio.v Committee; F. Som
merfcld, Chas. Wilcox, AV. F. Kaae,
Mrs. W. T. Robinson, Mrs. W. E.
Bal, Mrs. W. E. SafYery and R. B.
Finance Committee, C. I). Luf
kin, L. M. Baldwin, II. B ln
hallow, C. L. Kookoo, J. Guvia,
D. C. Lindsay and G. L. II ciey.
II. M. Coke who came i,i I vto
moved that the name of C M. W.
Kanui be ad.ded to one of tho com
mittee as Waihee was not represent
ed. This was carried.
Tho question of refreshments was
discussed. R. A. Wadsworth moved
that no spiritions or intoxicating
liquors be purchased by tho refresh
ment committee nor served. This
notion carried without 11 dissenting
Before tho meeting closed attorney
James J. Coko called the attention
of the citizens present to tho fact
that no effort had been made to get
any part of, tho American licet to
visit Maui and suggested that such
a course be pursued.
J. L. Coke, A. N. Keioikai and
D. II. Case were appointed a com
mittee to uso their best efforts to get
one or more of the great fleet to visit
Maui on their arrival in the terri
tory. Chairman Saffery called the mem
bers of the various committees to
gether on Wednesday when definite
arrangements wero made.
At this meeting it was announced
that the Governor's party would ar
rive in Wailuku on Monday and
'would bo ready to meet tho peoplo
on Tuesday. It was planned to
have him visit tho school at J) a' m.
and then visit lao Valley and ins
pect tho Court House and other
matters of interest in thoWurnoon
and attend the roeoptioirat 7:30 p.
Jack Atkinson Will Lead
Hobson Gives Damaging Testimony
Nebraska Solid for Taft.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar 9G deg. test -1.04. Beets 10s G3d.
HONOLULU, March 13. Judge Kenoikai was endnrRPil hv t.ln
Bar Association in a vote of 21 to 0. Numerous affidavits were sub
mitted by Smith that the charges made by County Attorney Uaso were
Tho steamer Manna Kea arrived
Jack Atkinson will lead tho Anti
WASHINGTON, March 13.
nance appointed to investigate "raft
Lilly, Congressman Hobson testified that Speaker Cannon had promised
him Southern committee appointments for his vote and influence.
LONDON, March 13.--Lord Roseburv has
against the growing menace of socialism and declares protection is
an evil as great as socialism.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13.
succor the remaining members of tho
MARYSVTLLE, March 13. Six Chinese wero burned to death
OMAHA, March 13.--Nebraska has declared for Taft. '
DENVER, March 13. The murderer of Father Iloinrich hns
been sentenced to death.
EL PASO, March 13. Tho Yaouig aro massing to attack tho Mox-i.
cans in Sonora.
LOWELL, March 13. Seven
of tho working men.
. HONOLULU, March 13 W.
llilo, is on his way to Guam and the Philippines on a special mission.
He is accompanied by his wife and children.
The transport Thomas is in port
HONOLULU, March 12.- Tho
taking on supplies. There is nothing
t P.. -t!
marines irom Midway.
Alexander Lylo will lie tho captain of tho Trans-Pacific yacht.
Deputy Sheriff Cox has found a cavo used bv Lonez but bni hnnn
unable to find his man.
Seven Japanese lepers leave Sunday for Japan.
Lo Sun, the Chinese editor, is being held and nrosoautod nnnnlm-s
SANTIAGO, March 12. The
and will remain a few days for target
WASHINGTON, March 12.
investigation into the' general methods of stock dealing.
HONOLULU, March 11. Judge
comtcmpt of court today.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 11.
here May flth.
An attempt is being made to secure the release of Reuf.
There are thirty-nine indictments against Schmitz. ;
MANILA, March ll.-j-A fire destroyed 2000 native houses todayj
SANTIAGO, March 11. Admiral Schwcinburn's EOUadrnn linfssnil
north today. N
NEW YORK, "March 11. llarrv
for a divorce.
WASHINGTON, March 11.
sustain Roosevelt in tho Brownsville
SAN DIEGO, March 11. A message has been
wireless station here from Admiral
HONOLULU, March 11. Lono
order. Sentence will bo nronounced
COBURG, March 10. Anna
is reported that she is boing followed
HONOLULU, March 11. Tho
bring back the marines and store3
Aiaicom iUaclntyre and Clara Hall were married last night.
Cable orders have been received to double- tho accommodations of
Four Hindus havo been landed hero, the oth ors were rnfiiRml n
landing on account of physical disabilities.
NEW YORK, March 11.-Evelyn Thaw has becun suit for a
Smithson of Portland has made
8 -1-5 seconds, breaking tho record.
lnal jurors havo been obtained to try actor Hitchcock.
MOIilLE, March 11. Four negroes woro lynched hero for setting
fire- to buildings.
CIIRISTIANIA, March 11. An insane Swede fired several shots
at tho palaco today m an offort to kill tho king.
SHANGHAI, March 11. Captain Hathaway of, the Mongolia is
last night at six o'clock.
- Saloon movement. This is no
Before a special committee of
charges m.i lift llV ( Tnnnrrnccmn n
Tho Thetis will an to Al.nsU-n. fn
wrecked J. A. Miller
cotton mills have lowered tho wnrrm
I. Madeira, formerlv nnst. mnslnr nt
and will remain until Saturday.
Ironuois is off thn
unusual in tho withdrawal of
fleet has arrived ill Mfimlnlnnn linir
President Roosevelt hns nrilnrrvl on
Whitnev was adiudtrnd miiHv nf
Tho American fleet will .arrivn
Thaw will onnose his wifn's mt.
Tho Senate Committed hns vntml lr
Evans' llatrshin and transmitted in
was convicted of raisins a monev
Gould sailed for Now Yo.L- inrW T
Ironuois denarted in hnstn In
tho soventv vnrd Ininlln rim in
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