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THE MAUI NEWS
If so conic in and get it from our "TJuvgaiii
Drawnwork Shirt Waists, Grass Linen, Silk Embroidered Shirt Waists,
Handworked Center Pieces.
Our Bargain Counter also includes Men's Shirts,
Underwear, Handkercliiefs, silk and linen, milli
ters, Neckties, Belts, Ladies and Gents' Summer
Hats, Shoes, Lcggiiis, in fact, "if you need any
thing," now is the tiinq to get it, and we have it.
A large assortment of stock from our Dry Goods
Department will he on sale at .reduced prices from
now until the opening of our new store.
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The Bio- Store
wi th little prices
1 Xocals anfc Ipevsonals $
The Queen Lodging house of Wailuku
has new rooms, new furniture, clean
beds, 50 cents pef night,
t.f. A. Do Rego, Proprietor.
The only Insurance Agency on Maui
representing two surety companies is The
First National Bank of Wailuku. Bonds
covering licenses require two sureties
therefore procure your bonds through C.
D. Lufkin, Agent, and avoid the incon
venience of finding a personal surety.
The Women's Aid Society of the Union
Church will meet with Mrs. Dodge
on Tuesday, June 9U1, at 3 p. m.
Judge R. P. Quarles arrived in Wailuku
Saturday and has opened a law office in
the Kepoikai block.' Judge Quarles has
formed a partnership with J. Lighfoot of
Honolulu. The Attorneys will each take
turns about in each office Judge Quarles
"'will remain here one month and then re
turn to Honolulu and will be succeeded
here for a like period by Attorney J.
Grading is being done in front of the
court house and the dirt scraped into the
basement of the old court house. When
the old building is removed and the
grounds properly graded and sodded the
buildings will show -off to much better
h. II. Brown has severed his connection
with the Wailuku Sugar Company and
left on the Claudine for his former home
in England. Mr. Brown has been in the
engineers department of the mill. He is
a man of more than ordinary ability and
has made a close study of the machinery
in the mill here with the intention of
making use of his knowledge in future
He has uiade many friends while here in
A. P. McDonald has completed his con
tract with the Territory for the construe
turn of the court house in Wailuku and
returned to Honolulu Wednesday.
Rev. John W. Wadman returned home
by the Claudine Wednesday.
John Rodrigues was a passenger to
Honolulu this week. He has had charge
of the concrete work on the Wailuku
Mr. and Mrs. Moller left Wailuku
Wednesday for Oahu where they will
make their future home. Mr. Moller has
been head sugar boiler for the Wailuku
Sugar Company for several years and has
made many friends while here. Mrs.
Moller was prominent in church and
Hon. II. P. Baldwin was a passenger to
the metropolis by the Claudine.
Joe Terry and wile returned to Hono
lulu Wednesday. They have been the
guests of Mraud Mrs. J. C. Flores while
A. J. Taresa has accepted a position
with the Kahului Store.
Mrs. Mist, of Honolulu returned to her
home by the Claudine.
Lahainahina school closes on
June 9th. Tlie exercise will tak
place at 10 a. in. am! will close
shortly after the noon hour at
.which time a luau will be hail.
The public in invited.
The echoes from the telephone an
nouncing that Treasurer Campbell had
appointed an Oahu man as Tax Assessor
for Maui in preference to a number of
applicants from Maui were almost unani
mously as follows
Did you ever
Well I'll bed :
Company I of the National Guard of
Hawaii, the Hospital Corpsand the police
ap'propiately celebrated decoration day
Saturday. The speakers on thii occasion
were Deputy County Attorney W. F.
Crockett, Dr. R. II. Dinegar and Sheriff
W. R..Saffrey. The graves were deco
rated and even those that Are unmarked
A dog show is being held near the
Wailuku jail and many canines are on
exhibition. ' The dogs are not there of
their own free will nor or their masters'
but have been place in the pound by the
police on account of. the lion payment of
On Tuesday uiigh J. B. Thomson, As
sistant manager of the. II. C. & S. Cos.
plantation returned home from Honolulu
with his bride who has come all the way
from Scotland. A special train filled
with friends of Mr. Thomson left l'uune-
ne at eight P. M. for Camp Seven Mr.
and Mrs. Thomson were escorted back to
Puuneue where they vere received at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Searby. An
impromptu reception was held after
which song and mirth were features of
Kako Kaahanui dropped dead on the
beach at Waihee on Monday. He hail
been fiishing with a number of people.
Heart failure is given as the cause.
L,uka Kaleivohi ha.-, been missing from
his home in Waihee for three weeks but
the fact was not reported to the Sheriff
until Monday of this week. Before leav
ing home he gave over two hundred dol
lars to his children and then left saying
that he was going to Wailuku but was
seen to go in the opposite direction. As
he had had trouble with his mistress it is
thought he has committed suicide. lie
is a cousin of Mrs. J. K. K ilanianaole.
A quiet wedding took place at the
home of Mr. ainl Mrs. D. T. Fleming of
Makawao on the morning of Saturday
Mey ..villi. The contracting parties were
Miss Emma Heaney of Mendon, 111. and
Mr. James C. Foss, Jr. of Wailuku. Rev.
Turner o,f the I'aia Foreign Protestant
Church officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Fi-
will make their home at Mukawao.
Defender Returns and others
Tin' Fourth of July races arc less
than a month olf ami promises to
he one of the U st days spory ever
held on Maui. The clean conduct
of the races in the last three ""yeais
insures the success this time beyond
any Hissible doubt. The track is
in fine order and the stables and
stand have Ix-en thoroughly repair
ed. Things generally looked to be
in apple pie. order.
The purses arc larger than fur
several years past and some Hono
lulu horses will conic to capture
them. One has arrived already.
Defender, the undefeated champion
of Maui and it is understood that
he is also owned on Maui. We
of them meet every steamer from
the coast. One set carries a basket
of leis and the other a basket of
eggs. When a passenger comes
down the gangplank he is asked to
tell why he is here. If he says: 'I
have come to tour your beautiful
islands,' the lei committee deco
rates him with a muile wreath.
But if he says, 'I have brought
down a few thousand dollars that
I want to in vest in land or busi
ness a ivi grow up with the coun
try,' the e g comnritiee unlimbcrs
an. I plasters him in the cim."
We are always reminded of this
veracious fiction when we consider
the ways of our people in promo
tion work. For years the Terri
tory has been . seeking tourists
seeking them with un avidity
which stops nt no expense. Even
when, it costs $200 to get a tourist
who spends !jlf0, we are only too
delighted ; a i.d we now and then
wonder if it would n t be best to
widen tin; margin to $250, com
plainim.', meanwhile, that wc never
can get enough of tnese transient
guests even at such prices, to make
a respectable balance of trade
against us. v
While this has been going on
all the time, mind you there has
been an unheeded knocking at the
door, no was outsulc who is
outside? The man who wants to
come here and buy a farm and im
prove it and add to the wealth of
: the country. He is most decided
. 1 v outside, lie offers us more of
; value than fifty tourists could give
'even if they spent twice the money
I here . that is laid out in getting
I t hem to enmn. lint is be welcome?
from the Territory.1 a sk him. The last one who told
lus ins experience in inquiring
Soon alter Colonel Tom Fitch ' about land at the land ollice had
made his first appearance on this all the attention the egg committee
beach. 1"' showed his Aesopian dis-, could give him. Hundreds upon
ceinin ni if things Hawaiian bv j hundtcds of h'tttrs have been writ
old horse again in the field. Dan
Careys horses arc doing fine ami
Dan says he will make them all go
sonic to licat him.
(J. II. R. a new addition to the
races is licing trained and is very
fast. lie has not raced for about three
years when he raced in Hilo. He
is a line looking horses and has a
world of speed. The invincible
"dClko" the pride of the sons of
Xipjion is doing good work and is
a I Hint ready to meet any or nil as
fast as liny come along. Win.
Lucas will pio'iably be along next
week, with . Naniwa a trotter and
Candy Boy a runner. It is also
understood that Burner and Indigo
may come, and there is a xissibility
of Fidia and a couple of Hawaiian
Breds coming from Hilo. It is to
be hoped that the public will be as
generous in their patronage this
year as they have been in Hie past
( very thing is Ix ing done to insure
u successful meeting and the public
can rest assured that no crooked
work will be tolerated. Now it is
up to you to come and patronize the
sxrt of Kings it is not at all neces
sary to U t any more on a horse race
than it is on a polo game or a base
ball match. Li t us make Maui the
center of racing, for the Territory
and we are now in fair way to do
so. Bet us encourage by our atten
dance audit will only be a short time
when people will come from Oahu
and Hawaii to Maui to attend the
races and the merchants and puplic
generally will lie the gailier. So
t' lliiiu ibis u crting fable: "Ho
nolulu,' in said, '"has two commit-
are indeed glad to see the game tecs to l imine strangers and both
ten to the land ollice every year
during the last ten by men who
had money to pay for farms here
and we have yet to hear of any one
whore the replies of the land office
have brought in. And now the
Promotion Committee,' also over
burdened with letters from would
be settlers, announces that it will
do its best to find out what public
land we have and how it can be
secured. We congratulate it. But
think of a Territory which is eager
for tourists in a position not to
take advantage of settlers a Terri
tory, the Promotion Committee of
which is all at sea after a decade
marked by constant importunity
for homesteads, as to what we have
to offer and how the seeker for a
home here can get somebody to
take his money.
Nor is this all! There is an ab-
solu e certainty that, if a settler
conies and inquires around, he will
meet an egg committee on every
corner, saying: 'do back! tio
back!" And the chances are that
he will take the next steait.er for
home, leaving behind him a va
cant, smiling principality of soil
full of potential pineapples, coffee,
tobacco, rubber, small fruits and
Was there ever a condition like
this before under the American
Hag except in the old slave State of
the South before the war? Advertiser.
Seal Tenders will be received by the
Superintendent of Public Works until u
m. of Monday, June 8th, for furnishing
2500 feet of 3-y, inch galvanized piic,
20-2V1XI galvanized crosses, 20-2 lixlgalv.
tees, in. galv. unions, and 2 iron
body brass mounted 2)1 in. gate valves.
All to be delivered F. O. B. Kahului,
All tenders to be on blanks furnished
by the Department of Public Works and
may also be had at the office of W. K.
Hal, Superintendent Wailuku Water
Works, Wailuku. ,
The Superintendent of Public Works
reserves the right to reject any or all
Superintendent of Public Works.
Honolulu, May 15, lyoS,