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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. JUNE 6, 1 908
NUMBER 1 6
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Animal Show was hjl)ecid
On Inst Friday evening the ladies
of the Union CIiuitIi of Wailuku
'made quite a hit with an amateur
Those who are familiar with a
real live, circus said it was the next
best thing,. and those who had never
been favored by being at a Coast
circus, were decidedly interested in
the whole performance.
The Armory was generously loan
ed for the occasion.. The spacious
hall was decked out in circus stylo
and was admirably adapted for the
s 75 foot ring, while there was ample
' room for the eight side shows,' the
peanut and popcorn stands and the
A crowd of about 3f0 applauded
the grand entrance of the animals,
which marched .around the ring
twice to music furnished by Schra
der's orchestra. Then each animal
was separately called by King Mas
ter Davis. Wonderful intelligence
'and marked ability were displayed'
by all the strange birds and beasts.
'The bear was particularly bearish,
and the dangerous ostrich,- which
could only kick forwards, came near
puttvng the whole show into con
fusion. The race between the giraffe
' and the elephant, though naturally
slow, and the stunts at teetering by
the crane and frog, with clown
Howell to assist, greatly amused the
crowd. The hit of the evening was
probably the old tramp, who per
sisted in making himself obnoxious,
nml at last was obliged to .mount
the zebra to show what he was good
During the circus an old .beggar
woman meandered among the crowd
and the witch, so well disguised
that no one knew her, cast spells
over several persons unprepared for
her sorcery. .
After a short conceit by local
talent, the circus part was over, but
such a din as then ' began on all
sides by the crieivs for the various
side shows. Peonle wore urged and
persuaded to see all kinds of novel
ties from the' horse, which had his
hertd where his tail ought, to be to
Corbaley's Turkish Muscle Dancer,
a well rigged jumping jack perfor
mance. The art exhibit of Mrs.
McKay's was one of the cleverest
' thines of the evening, while the
Mexican Bat and the booth labelled
, "Why is a Goat" gave everybody
a good laugh.
The animals in Dr. Aiken's side
show and especially the monkey
that he brought with him and his
trained dog fascinated the many
children who were present.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANMOF WAILUKU
Clias. M. CooUe, President W..T., Robinson, Vice-President
C. D. Luflcin, CashleTvfitt
11. A. Wadsworth, Director fDJHfOase, Director
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SIXTH ANNUAL STATEMENT .
at the close of business, r)ecefnbejr;3l7i907
Loans and Discounts $138,280.45
United States liontis.
Premium on U. S. Ilonds.,
Other llonds (quickly convert)
Cash and Due from Hanks
Hanking House, Furniture.etc
Due from U. S. Trensury
TERRITORY OP HAWAII. J ,
COUNTV Ol' MAUI, '
" I; D, H. Case, 2nd Vice-President of the alxtvff rtaiuedlbank, do solemnly swear
that the uhove statement is true to the best of iny'.knowledge and belief.
I). HCASF- 2nd Vice-President.
Sub:sr!,-cd and sworu to before me this 2nd diiy.ofij. nary, 190S.
J. GAKeiATlNotaryj Public Sec. Jud..Circuit
K. P. Hall
Building has Narrow Escape
The Knights of Pythias building
of Wailuku had a close call Sunday
night when a fire that had eaten
away tlie outer wan aim partly
through the inner wall was discov
ered just in time to prevent the de
struction of the building and prob
ably the Malulani Hospital and the
The fire was discovered at mid
night by Mi's. Young rIung who
heard the fire popping and called to
her husband. He got up and at
once tried to telephone an alarm
but failed to get central. He then
called to persons living near- the
hall and a number of men were
soon at worw with every means
ivailable to put out tKe (ire.
A large tank of water was within
i few feet of the fire and it greatly
assisted in putting out the fire.
The fire had started on the out
side of the building in a number of
old boxes where considerable rub
bish had accumulated."
The boxes were against the wall
!ind as the fire burned through the
outer wall a quick fire would have
resulted but for the fact that the
studding had been stiffened with
bridge work between the timbers
and prevented the fire from running
up on the inside of the wall.
t Withiuyless than one foot from
the lire on the inside ot tlie inner
wall was stored many barrels of
whiskev. and other liquors that
would have created an immense fire
if they had once been reached.
The building is a two story wood
en frame building and as the lower
story is used as" a wholesale liquor
house there would have been a fire
that could never have been put out
if it had once gotten a good start.
As it-was the walls were burned
to a heighth af about fifteen feet and
one of the windows was burned out
Tlie building any contents were
insured and it is understood that
the company will readily pay all
The Knights of Pythias building
is a monument to the concerted
efforts of the. members of Aloha
Lodiic No. 8 as they nut up the
building and have been paying off
the indebtedness of the same at .'
good rate during the past few years
Had the lire gotten beyond con
trol many other buildings would tin
doubtedly have been burned to the
ground and the loss would have
reached many thousands of dollars
Ilowilhjhiifisjstarted is a mystery.
vfliat itrwag'Wiq work of an inein-
diary qpjiaroiy be believed and
yet it l8oks,wy much like it hut
there il noknawn reason why any
one shmd:dauch a dastardly act.
1 uivuiemis unpnid.
Richards after Scalp of Dis
Honolulu s June 2. United States
District Attorney R. W. Breckons
. , . i 1
was tins morning arrested on a
charge of attending the prize fight
which took place at the Orpheum
last Saturday evening. The warrant
was sworn to by Theodore Richards,
wlio at the same time had warrants
issued for the arrest of Ah Sam and
Jockey Willis, the principals in the
bout, on a charge of affray. The
cases will come up in the Police
Court tomorrow morning.
iVlthough Richards' insists that'
there is absolutely no spirit of per
sonal animosity shown in the matt
er, it is significant that warrants
callin ; for the arrest of the parties
concerned were insisted upon while
penal summonses, which would
have involved no indignity, if there
is any such, would have served the
purpose just as well.
Richards went to the police station
this morning and asked Clerk Kala
kiela to make out the complaints.
After tlfey had been made out ho
was referred to Sheriff Iaukea, who
suggested that penal summones be
employed, in order that the indigni
ty of arrest might be evaded, at
least in the'ease of Breckons. Rich
ards, however, would not listen to
the suggestion, and insisted that
warrants be issued. He said that
he took the responsibility in the
matter and that he was doing it.
He then took the warrants to Judge
Andrade, before whom he swore to
them. Iaukea then took the war
rant against Breckons and served it
personally on that gentleman. He
also released him on his .own recog
There is absolutely no spirit of
animosity- in this matter," said
Richards when hq was seen as he
was on his way to 'Andrade wjith the
warrants. "It is a personal, matter
with me, and the Civic Federation
and the Ministerial Union are in no
way involvsd. I take this action
because I have a personal desire to
have this law tested. f wish you
would state that."
United States Attorney
was served with the warrant
arrest behind locked doors in his
own office by Sheriff Iaukea, accom
panied by District Magistrate An
drade. The news became circulat
ed around the lower lloor of the
Judiciary Building, and before long
a large throng of eager watchers had
gathered around the little hallway
entrance to see the arrested United
States official go forth, with bended
head, to tho prison cell, or wherever
the Sheriff decided to take him.
But the crowd was disappointed,
for when Mr. reckons' door open
ed, only the Sheriff and Judge An
drade came out. Breckons stayed
"Mr. Breckons accepted the war
rant every gracefully," stated Iau
kea. "He will come before the
court tomorrow morning at 9
When first seen Mr. Breckons
stated that ho had nothing to say.
A few minutes later when Judge
Stanley came in and announced
that Attorneys Kinney and Prosser,
who are opiiosed to Breckons in the
Mosses Koki case, had offered to go
bail for Mr. Breckons, or render
any assistance whatever, he warmed
up and talked.
"I will do nothing except admit
that I was at the jOrpheum Theatre,"
stated Mr. Bij'ckons. "If I am
guilty of any crime, I will take any
medicine. go o prison, if neces
sary. Other than that, I have noth
ing to say now."
Enthusiastic, Crowd Witnes
ses games at Wells Par.
Last. Sunday afternoon, two good
games of baseball were played at
Wells Park. Quite a large and
enthusiastic crowd was present and
enjoyed tlie games immensely.
Tlie first game was played be
tween the Stars and Waikapusand
won by the hitter by a score of 5 to
3. Although there were threats of
a protest on the umpire's decision,
no such thing has been done, the
Stars having found that the umpire
Bcnto for the Stars pitched a fine
game, not allowing a man to walk,
but the support given him by his
team knocked his work to pieces.
Fumbles and errors cost tho Stars
at least three runs.
Tho Waikapu were the first to
tally scoring 2 runs in the second
inning and one more in the third.
The Stars evened this score in tho
seventh and eight innings, and the
Waikapus scored two niore runs in
When the time to play arrived
Umpire Boote was called upon to
yell "'play ball" but refused to do
any .further umpiring for the
league. W. F. Kaae was called
upon to take his place, and although
there were several objections to his
decisions by the Stars, Kaae did
his work well and in accordance
The econd game was between
tho Kuhuluis and the Ilcalanis.
The former won by the score of o
to 3, showing the audience that
they can play some, if given time
to practise. The Healanis showed
up weak in batting, and many
errors were charged to them.
The victors scored one run in the
first inning and two in the third
and ninth innings, whilo their
opponents scored 2-jn the sixth
and one in the ninth.
Tomorrow's games will be be
tween the Healanis and Waikapus
at 1:30 p. 111. and the Kahuaiis vs.
Stars at 3:30 p. 111.
When asked if he considered Sat
unlay evening s melee as a prize
fight, Mr. Breckons said that he
As was natural the matter of
Breckons' arrest caused a great deal
of comment around town when it
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became Known, simie wonder was
expressed at the fact that Biehards
could swearlto the allegations in the
warrant7 which are that "Breckons
was wilfully il spectator' at a certain
prize fight in a public place, to-wit
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the urpheum theatre, when, as
a matter of fact, Biehards was not
present, and as a consequence could
have no personal knowledge of that
lact. It was also suggested that as
Breckons is a. Federal official hav
ing charge of prosecutions in such
matters, he might have gone to the
fight in the performance of his
There is considerable speculation
as to whether there will be any fur
ther arrests made, but when asked
about this Biehards said this morn
ing that he did not intend at pre
sent to calf for any morearrests. In
the complaints Deputy U. S. Dis
trict Attorney W. T. Rawlins and
Reporter II. M. Ay res of the Ad
vert'"' r, who promoted the fight ;
arc sninintitied as witnesses, Bylo
Dic-kvy stated this morning that it
was p )-. I le that tho reporters who
saw the luiht might be called as wit
nesses, a they could bo counted up
on as being close observers. Even
FOR MAUI IS NAMED
Campbell Turns Down Good Local Men for a Non-Resident.-Japs
after Korean Insurgents. -
Ketchel bests Papke.
(SPIiCIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar 915 deg. test -1.36 Beets lis. 3d.
HONOLULU, May 5. Efforts are being made by Lee Let to show
that Taylors Commission is faulty.
Joseph S. lUinewa is appointed Maui Tax Assessor.
In regard to the Maui Assessorship Treas. Campbell will submit,,
the name of Joseph S. Kunewa to tho Republican Territorial Central
Committee and the Maui County Committee for endorsement.
'1 he liquor law loses part of its sting in the case of Waialua -Chinese
who sold without a license. .
SEOUL, May 5. The Japanese government has begun a cam
paign agains tthe Korean insurgents. There have been sixty nino
engagements in nine days. y
PARIS, June 5 230 arrests have been .made following the attack .
on Captain Dreyfus after the ceremonies, at his' brothers grave.
Two shots were fired at Dreyfus by Grebore who is attached to the stuff
of the military paper. .
TOKIO, June 5. Oliver T. Belmont is dying of appendicitis.
ST. PETERSBURG, Juno 5. A special order has been ' issued
rcorgaanizing system of the command of the, navy.
HELENA, June Tj. The streets are Hooded and traffic is delayed
by a land slide. ( .
MILWAUKEE, June 5. Ketchel bested Papke in fifth round.
LONDON, June 5. The Socialist and labor members of Com
mons are attempting to stop King Edwards visit to Russia.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 5. Sixteen Chinese were found in a
n t.-. t . I . r,
auuieu uoa car iron) uaivesiou 1 exas, . -
HONOLULU, June 4. The yacht Hawaii was sighted off Kaana- -pali
Rev. Thwing insists on taking the boxer's case before tho Grand
Jury but the officials may balk. Richards is in eplipse.
HONOLULU, June 3. Breckons and the bunch were discharged.
Thwing and Richards will endeavor to have Grand Jury investigate.
The Supreme Court has decided that Mills must pay the contempt
fine. - -
Secretary Garfield will be given military honors.
Lee Let jury has not yet been secured.
Sam Johnson has resigned asolonol and has accepted a position
with the Hawaiian Mahogany Lumber Cos Ho will leave for Ililo as
soon as possible. ' t
Rumors are current that there will be further resignations from
the regiment on accouut of Jones' autocratic ways.
RIO de JANEIRO, June 4. The Brazilian training ship Ben
jamin Constant, enroute to Yokohama from Honolulu, picked up
twenty shipwrecked sailors no Wake Island.
VICTORIA, June 4. A typhoon reported off West Australia
causrd the death of 270 persons and tho loss of 48 pearl luggers.
GUAYAQUIL, June 4. The plague eitidomic is now under con-
PARIS, June 4 Five socialists were elected to tho Prussian diet
for the first time in the history of .that body.
LONDON, June 4. Penny postage between Great Britain and tho
United Stales will be instituted on October 1st.
VIENNA, June 4: Twenty thousand students hnvo gone on a
WASHINGTON, June 3. President Roosevelt, while taking a
morning gallop, fell with his horse into a creek. The President was
not damaged. , i
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3. Burns has brought charges against
M. II. de Young of the Chronicle, alleging criminal libel.
MARBLEHEAD, June 3. Six yachts began a race to Bermuda
DES MOINES, Juno 3. Harrison was elected sonator. ,
LONDON, June 3. Ginistrclli'sSignorctti won a purse of $S2,500. ,
PITTSBURG, June 3 The steel corporations will supply a million
tons of steel for relaying the Siberian railway.
HONOLULU, June 3. Princo David Kawananakoa is dead. Tho
remains will bo shipped on tho Manchuria.
Admiral Sperry cables that twelve battleships will arrive in Ho
nolulu at 1 P. M. July lflth. Four will arrive at Lahaina at the same
The yacht Hawaii is off for the Coast.
United States District Attorney Breckons is under arrest for
being wilfully present at a prize light. The warrant was sworn to by
Theodore Richards. Many others subpoenaed as witnesses. Willis
was taken off tho Mauna Kea and charged with an affray with Ah
PORTLAND, Oregon, June 3. Tho single tax and womans suf
frage Candidates for Congress were defeated in todays election.
The torpedo Flotilla arrived today.
HABIN, Juno 3. A boycott of Japanese goods has been declared
throughout Manchuria. '