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' WAlLUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MAY 22, i908
Small Crowd Winess Base
Sunday afternoon's game be
. tween, the Waikapus and Hcalani
resulted in favor of the former by
a Bcore of 4 to 2, aftnr a slow game.
The attendance was not by any
, means what was expected although
the fans showed some excitement
during the latter part of the game.
Many of those who are in the
habit of witnessing: the games out
on the edges of the canefield can
afford to pay the grand stand
charge of twenty-five, cents and
' should be made to do so for the
benefit of the sport.
Promptly at 3:30 p. in. Umpire
Boote ye'led "play ball" and im
mediately the Waikapus went to
The lineup of the two' teams was
H. Sylva p II. Meyer
G. Cummings c ILWaiwaiole
J." Cockett lb 1 E. Smith
. A. Jackson 2b II. Hussey
Viela. 3b S. Kaleo
, W. Dutro ss W. Smith
Kauila If J. M. Keanu
W. Enos cf J. Kaaiai
'. J. Enos rf C. 0. Sullivan
First, Inning: Jackson reaches
. first base on a hit to short. W.
Enos strikes out. Jackson steals
second and reaches third on a pass
ed ball. Cummings walks to first
and Viela grounds to right scoring
Jackson. Dutro ground to pitcher
and Cummings is caught at the
. plate. Cockett hits to third and
Viela goes out finishing the first
half of the inning. Score one run.
Kaleo fans out. Kaaiai beat it
out to first on a glow grounder to
' short. Hussey lands pretty hit in
right garden and Kaaiai advances
to third. Meyer grounds to third
and Kuaiai is caught stealing
home. Hussey steals third and
Keanu is given a stroll. Hussey
tries to steal home and is also
caught out. No score.
Second Inning: J. Enos walkB
and Sylva goes out third to first
advancing Enos to second. Kaui
la fans the air. Jackson hits a
safe one to center field who makes
a pretty throw and catches Jackson
at the plate after Enos had scored.
O'Sullivan goes out on grounder
tp first. Waiwaiole-dies pitcher to
first and E. Smith docs likewise
third to first.
Third Inning: Cummings lands
a safo lino to center garden. Viela
is out on foul tip to catcher who
juggles with the sphere. Dutro
dies on fly to short and Cockett
finds a hole in his bat.
W. Smith fans the atmosphere.
Kaleo hits safe over second and
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Chas. M. Cooke, President V. T. Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
, , U. A. Wads worth, Director D. U. Case, Director
at the close of business,
Loans and Discounts $138,280.45
United States Ilouds 16,500.00
l'reniium on U. S. Bonds 450.00
Other Honda (quickly convert) 42,850.00
Cash nnd Due from Hanks 43,280.15
.Banking House, Furniture.etc 7,050.00
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00
TERRITORY OF HAWAII. )
COUNTY OP MAUI, f b&
I, D. H. Case, 2nd Vice-President of
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mm iuc uuove siaiemeni is irue to tne best 01 my knowledge ami ueltel.
. .. , J I- II. CASE, 2nd Vice-President.
Subscribed and sworn to before me 2nd day of January, 190S.
JGARCIA, Notary Public Sec. Jud. Circuit
Leases Bring Big Advances
Over Amount Asked.
Land Agent. W. 0. Aiken sold
four lease holds at ihe court house
steps Monday at noon which brought
big advances over the upset prices
asked by the government.
The lands in question lie between
Makamakaole gulch and Honokohau
on the windward side of West Maui.
The first piece of land, lies be
tween Makamakaole and Mana and
contains an area of one thousand
one hundred and fifteen acres and
was offered at an upset price of
$111.50. The bidding was between
Judge McKay and A. Borba Jr. and
soon ran up to 320 at which figure
it was knocked down to Borba.
The next piece of land was of.
seven hundred and seventy seven
acres and was offered at an upset
price of $77.50 but ran up to $2G5
at which figure it was knocked down
to M. S. Novite Sr.
The third piece of land contained
an area of G18 acres and was valued
at 50.00 per annum but was sold
to W. B. Keanu for 225 per annum.
The fourth piece was of one
thousand six hundred and seventy
six acres and was valued at an
annual rental of 150 but was sold
to Manuel Novite Jr. for 265.
The conditions are that the les
sees will fence off the forest reserves
and keep all stock from the forests
and prevent all fires from spreading
in the forests and that the govern
ment may take any part of the land
that is leased from the lessee, at any
time for settlement purposes.
Some of the lands adjoins those
recently sold to J. W. L. Marshall
and with tlje lands he holds would
make a good ranch tor some one.
steals' that bag. Kaaiai reaches
first pillow on a grounder. Hussoy
sacrifice and Kaleo scores. Meyer
flew out to second. Score one run.
Fourth Inning: J. Enos and
Sylva fan out. Kauila is given
four balls and Jackson grounds to
short who catches Kauila at second.
Keanu, O'Sulln'an and Waiwai
ole go out in short order.
Fifth Inning-. W. Enos strikes
out. Cummings died on first.
Viela hits a safe one but Dutro
went out on foul to third.
E. Smith reaches first and steals
second. W. Smith fans the air.
Kaleo drives a grounder to short
and Smith is caught at third. Wai
waiole goes out on foul lly to third.
Sixth Inning: Cockett hit safo
over third and on pitcher's bad
throw to first advances to third J.
Enos fans out. Sylva sacrifices
and scores Cockett. Kauila again
struck out. Score one run.
Continued on Page 6.
December 31, 1907
Capital Stock $ 35,000.00
Surplus and l'rofits 20,821.29
Due to Hanks 14,346.16
Dividends Unpaid 1,400.00
the nlxwe named bank, do solemnly swear
. . .
Winners in the Board of
HONOLULU, May 19 Taking
chances on a raid by Chief Taylor,'
the members of the Board of Public
Instruction yesterday engaged in a
game of chance at which something
of value was lost and won, this be
ing the drawing to sec which of the
ninety-two applicants among the
school teachers desirous of free trans
portation to California should be
given the thirty available transpor
tation orders. Superintendent Bab
bitt acted as banker and Commis
sioners Carden and Kanakanui drew
It was decided to first.draw thirty
numbers, this being the limit of the
lucky ones, and then to draw fifteen
more for a list of those in lino to
take advantage of the changes of
mind expected among some of the
lucky ones when the time for sailing
These teachers, who are to be al
lowed to travel to the Coast and
back on transports, have been grant
ed the privilege to allow them to at
tend the summer session yit the Uni
versity of California, leaving Hono
lulu on July G and returning to re
sume their "school duties during the
first woek in September.
The lucky thirty are :
Miss Alice A. McCord, Miss Nellie
McLain, E. B. Blanehard,' C. E.
Copeland, Miss Harriet Needham,
Mrs. J. B. Alexander, W. W. Tay
lor, Mrs. J. K. Haa, Miss Agnes
Judd, Miss Jean Angus, Mrs. Grace
Crockett, Miss Annie P. Ching,
Robert Kihoi, Miss Mabel Ladd,
Joseph de Silva, Miss Margaret Moss-
man, Mrs. Eldora Deacon, Miss M.
E. Fleming, Miss Jennie Allen,
Mrs. Laura Sabey, Miss Anna Dan
ford, Miss M. Alice Smith, Miss
Mollic Grace, Mrs. L. C. Bickford,
Manuel de Corte, Miss Anne W.
Dcas, Mrs. I. L. Creighton, Mrs.
Lilla G. Marshall, Miss Alice Greene
and Miss Isabella M. Weicht.
Should any of the above-named
teachers decide not to avail them
selves, of the transportation, the fol
lowing havo the next chances, in the
J. Vincent, Miss M. Ida Ziegler,
J, B. Alexander, Miss Anne Z.
Hadley, Mrs. Clara Mokumaia, Mrs.
Louiso A. McGregor, Miss Alice E.
Mudgc, Miss Sadie McLain, J. V.
Marciol, II. II. Brodie, Mrs. J. V.
Marciel, Mrs. Holland, Miss Martha
Nielsen, Miss Louise Gulick and
Miss Lida Crickard.
The full membership of the board
was present at the meeting and every
one of the six spoke in favor of hav
ing nothing to do with a petition
presented for their signatures and
official action by the Rev. E. W.
Thwing, which requested the Board
of License Commissioners to refuse
to renew the license oftheOrpheum
saloon. The petition stated that the
saloon was within 0110 hundred and
twenty feet of the gate of the Chinese
school on Fort street and was so
located that many of the pupils of
the High School had to pass it daily.
Tho signers of tho jwtition arc E.
W. Thwing, pastor of the Fort street
church; A. M. Merrill, principal of
the Fort'street Sunday school; P.
C. Jones, president of the Hawaiian
Board; W. Brewster Oleson, secre
tary of the Hawaiian Board; F. W.
Damon, superintendent of tho
Chinese Mission, and W. W. Hall,
vice president of the Hawaiian
"What pupils have to go past that
saloon?" asked Judge Perry.
Hold Interesting Convention
During Monday, "the 18thf a
meeting of the teachers of Wailuku
and Makawao districts was held in
the Paia school house. Tho follow
ing was the program of tho days
events beginning at 10 o'clock, a. m.
1. Song America.
2. Roll Call Answered by Quota
3. Secretary's Report of Last
Meeting by M. Kuahimahu.
4. Character Building, Miss
M. E. Fleming..
5. The "Bulletin Prize" Gardens,
G. Teaching Patriotism, A. S.
7. Teaching Temperance, W.
S. The Daily Lesson Plans, In
spector H. M. Wells.
9. Ought the Kindergarten bo In
corporated into the Public
Schools, Miss Olive Steele.
A favorable report of Rev. Mr.
Wooley's temperance crusade among
the island schools was rendered by
several of the teachers. At Paia one
hundred twenty-five buttons were
asked for with consent of narents
mostly of Portuguese origin. At
Kula the effect of Mr. Wooley's
visit was somewhat marred by the
circulation of a rumor that it was
not temperance but religion that he
A committee consisting of Messrs.
Copeland, Crook, and W. I. Wells
was chosen to draft a petition to the
legislature indorsing the present
system of public instruction and to
circulate it nmonir the teachers of
There were forty or more present
at this meeting.
"The High School pupils have to
pass it, some of them," answered
"Well, don't they have to pass
other saloons all over the city?"
asked the Judge again.
"I pass that saloon four times
every day myself," said J. J. Gar
den, "and I never saw anything
wrong about the place.''
"I think myself that we, as one
branch of the government, ought
not to go asking another branch to
do anythinij." said Mr. Babbitt.
mr. iiiwiug nanueii 1110 tins peti
tr.. ml . t ' 1 1 11 . ..
tion. I refused to siijii it. but said
I would bring it up."
"I think myself that we, as one
should not have anything to do with
it," said W. Williamson; "let's
keep out of trouble as long as wo can,
"If we take any action on this
we are opening the way for plenty
more of this kind of thing," agreed
Mr. Babbitt. "Is it the senso of
the Board that we take no action?"
It was the sense of the board and
tho petition was laid aside.
It was agreed after discussion that
the superintendent be empowered to
inform the president of the Board
of Health that a teacher would be
provided as soon as proeurablo for
the new school for Ihe children re
cently brought from Molokai and
that school furniture would bo pro
vided. The superintendent reported that
he would leave for Maui this morn
ing to look into a number of school
matters on that island, returning on
Monday next. Advertiser.
FOUR YACHTS WILL
START IN RACE
Trans-Pacific Yacht Race is Assured-Republicans
Against Shipi Subsidy Bill-Ruef Jury
Disagrees.--8en. Piatt Wins.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS, I
Sugar 9G deg. tesf4..2'l Beets lis ljd.
HONOLULU, May 22. Th'ero will be four yachts in the trans
pacific race. Lady Maude, Gwendolin, Lurline and Hawaii.
Tho Japanese want to entertain the sailors.
WASHINGTON, May 22. The Conference Uommittcc of the
House and Senate agreed to pass favorably the ship subsidy bill grant
ing appropriations to Pacific steamers.
The Republican caucus decided against the report. Tho Caucus
also decided to modify the bill restricting the granting of injunctions
in labor disputed.
CLEVELAND, May 22. The Committee and strikers, agree upon
arbitration. The arbitration committee is to settle the dispute.
Another-car was blown up with dynamite. Several persons were
SAN FRANCISCO, May 22. The Ruef jury was unable to agree
and were discharged they stood six to six.
LONDON, May 22. Queen Alexandra and Princess Victoria will
accompiiHy king Edward on his visit to Russia.
CHICAGO, May 22. The headquarters for, Hughes lieutenants
were opened yesterday.
ALBIA, May 22. A tornado
damage. One person was killed.
ANTWERP, May 22.
killed fifty pilgrims.
NEW YORK, May 22. Tho
flatt was dismissed. Mae ,Vood was arrested for perjury.
BELLINGHAM, Washington, May 22. The fleet has arrived' at
HONOLULU, May 21. Colonel Sam Johnson may be Russian
viceConsal. Nogaard and Cofer are to unite in the study of the citya
milk supply. ,
. WASHINGTON, May 21. The navy departicent will send the
flotilla for summer maneuvers. Tho torpedoes will remain. The
squadron will go to the South Pacific and pick up the flotilla on its
LONDON, May 21. Premier Asquith says the government will
not oppose suffrage to women.
COLUMBIA, S. C. May 21. The delegates are instructed for Bryan.
HARRISBURG, May 21. The delegates from this state will go to
tho convention at Denver uninstructed.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21. The Ruef jury is still out.
WASHINGTON, May 21.-The senate passed tho Japanese
CLEVELAND, May 21. The employees and officials are conferr
ing as to wages. ' ,
MAHONK, May 21. In an address at a conference today, Gov
ernor Frear said the Japanese problem so far as Hawaii' is concerned
WASHINGTON, May 21. The conference committee decided
take no action on tho financial bill this session.
HONOLULU, May 20. Kaulukou is lighting for
District Magistrate of Hilo.
Judge Dolo decide that the cash
mitted as evidence.
Dovauchelle is before the grand
WASHINGTON, May 20. The
1 port which provides $129,000 for
ammunition and sea cpast cannon for Hawaii. $290,000 are availablo
for work on the Federal building.
ASTORIA, May 20.- Tho fleet bound for Puget Sound passed hero
NEW YORK, May 20. Senator Tom Piatt testified hero today
tho he had never married Mao Wood and that ho had paid her $10,000
for certain letters used against him in a former suit.
WASHINGTON, May 20. The House adopted tho report of Con
gressman Lillie Uiat charges of bribery in the matter of contracts were
HONOLULU, May 20 August Drier died on the steamer be
tween New York and Germany.
ThoKoolau Fruit Company has been organized.
The fleet committee has been reorganized. Affairs havo been turn
ed over to tho Promotion Committee and George Carter. McBrido has
been dropped as secretary.
Tho trans-pacific yacht race is assured.
FRESNO, May 20. The democratic statu platform declares for
tho exclusion of all Asiatics. T ho delegates are instructed for Bryan.
CLEVELAND, May 20. Rioting continues, uuo killed, four
NEW YORK, May 20. Georgo W. Sperry. millionaire, waskilled
by his son who afterward committed suicide,
hero yesterday did considerable
was wrecked here yesterday and
divorce suit against S nator
the position of
book of Moses Koki
may bo ad-
Senate adonted th
fortifications and carries $351,500 for