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- SATURDAY. AUGUST 22, J 90S
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- Al'Cl'ST 22. 1!)0S
Prtugncsc arc Active Re
Tin- Portuguese Ropuhlioan Cluh
i' tin- loth Precinct, hcdl their
A Futile Link McCiuulloss is touring tlio island of Miui in the
Tour. interest of his expected campaign us a can liclate for
Delegate to Congress this full and is making many extravagant
declarations to the electorate in hn lioj)o of winning them over u
That be is an ablo and impressive speaker is admitted and it is
said that he is as fluent a speaker in .he Hawaiian tongue as he is
It is reported from the other side of Fast Maui that he is roast
ing the Governor and Land Coaimissioner Pratt and urging the
people to vote for the Democratic c in lid.ues on the ground that
theonly hope of thuir gutting lands is through the Democratic party,
lie savs that it will bo but a short time until the electorate will
be so overwhelmingly Chinese. Jap.mesu and Italian that those
who uow controll the elections will not have a voice in choosing the
officers nor shaping the government of the Territory. He has maps
of each island showing the amount of land 1 hat is still owned by
the government and statistics showing thu disposit ion and on what
terms the government has made of all of the lands it has disposed
It is said that he paints in lurid colors the awful conditions con
fronting the people and points to himself as the Moses that will
lead them from the wilderness.
All of this is doubtless good campaign material and we can hard
ly take issue with him for using such methods for his personal in
But let us see what will tue result of sending a Democratic
Delegate to Congress be.
In the first place there is hardly the remotest chance for the
election of Bryan and the betting on the issue m the great money
centers, is ten to one on Taft. The republican party is united
nnd under t.hft republican administration there has been a lony
period of unprecedented prosperity which will add much to the
certainty of the election of the Republican nominee. .
The republican party stands for a sound protective tariff that
will mean continued prosperity for the Islands and all living with
in its borders.
The democratic party is divided and it is certain that Hearsts
Independence League will take many thousands of votes from the
The awful financial conditions that existed during the adminis
tration of Cleveland in 185)3 to 18'.)(5 inclusive are fresh in the minds
of a great majority of those who a ill cast their votes this fall and
it is not possible that they will vote for a renewal of conditions
where untold thousands of able hodied working men were walking
the streets and public roads begging for work at any wage.
Not a single democratic state or territory has fared so well as
Hawaii has and just why we should turn down kuhio after what
has been accomplished in Washington and support an untried
neophyte is more than can be explained.
There seems to us no good reason why any member of the repub
lican party should vote against the satisfactory conditions that
exist and have existed for years under republican rule for tlie un
known conditions that will be in vogue if the democrats get con
roll. The only criterion we have by which to judge what the con
ditions will be is the history of what the conditions were when the
democrats did have controll in the past and that is none to their
With a few exceptions the men who are at the head of the demo
cratic party on this island are not of a class to inspire confidence
and until a greater number. of responsible men take an interest in
the local parly there is no hope that the democratic party could
accomplish any thing for the good of the community.
Keawakapu Church Now in
Keawakapu Church, for many
years in sad need of repairs, has
been made to look like new during
the last few weeks, and last Sun
day, August lGth was rededicated
with appropriate exercises.
A little over a year ago, the
members of Jhe church made the
first attempt to raise funds. In
two months over 430. IK) was raised
to which 200.00 was added hy a
gejierous friend on Maui. All of
this money was deposited with the
Maui Aid Association, which in
October of last year put an entire
ly new roof, ceiling and bell tower
on the church. Vi
For the last two months carpen
ters and masons have been at work
laying a new lloor, making bench
es, trimming up the intone walls
inside and out with cement, paint
ing and whitewashing, so that at a
total expense of almost 1, 400.00
the church has been put into pplen
Of this 1,400.00 the Hawaiian
people in Makena and vucinity
have raised 1 200.
At the services of rcdctlication
over 150 people were present. The
oldest member of the church, Mr
J. Kapohakiniohewa gave an in
teresting history of the church or
gani.ation at Keawakapu since
1825. when tlie church was lirst
established in a grass house near
the present site of the stone struc
ture. l!ev. M. I.utere, pastor of
the church, led his people in a ded
lcatory service, wnien nan heen
prepared and printed in Hawaiian
hy Rev. U. It. Dodge. Kev. George
M. Kauaulalona, pastor of Homr
kohau and Kahakuloa, offered the
dedicatory prayer after the keys
had been presented hy contractor
Poepoe to the pastor of the church
A special hymn for the occasion
was written hy Mr. David Kapo
hakimonewa. liev. Mr. i'oii;e
preached the sermon.
An interesting part of the morn
ing's program was the reception of
one new member and the baptism
of nine little children.
Keawakapu is the third church
that has heen repaired or built in
llonuauht, Maui, in less than lif-
; Cantata and Dance
21 K. P. Hall Tonfeht
meetinij at the rata Chapel, Satur-
lay night, August loth l'.tOS, for
the ( lection of delegates to the I c)'-
ritorial and County Conventions.
I'he meeting was called to order by
the PrcMdeitt , Mr. A. J. (ionics at
: I") P. M. The minutes of the
previous meeting were read I y the
Secretary .!. Dohni, and were .duly
aoopici as reau.
Following the reading of the
minutes, the president called on
Mr. M. S. .Ijnliin to speak. Mr.
.lardim explained that this meeting
was tar tin- most umiori nil we nan
so far, and recommended the mem
bers to elect good holiest men as de
legates to th Convention.
Mr. I)i polite was next called to
speak by the President. Mr. De
ponte r. commended the members to
support t heir delegates at the (lec
tion which will take place at Il.inia
kuapnko. Mr. J. M. Medeiros re
commended the election of men who
will be for the good of our club,
wishing that they he supported by
Mr. Deponte nominated Mr. M.
S. .lardim for delegate to the Terri
torial Convention. The motion was
seconded by Mr. M. N lines. Messrs.
M. S. Deponte, J. Andrade, ami
M. (i. Anjo, were also nominated
For the delegation, but the latter
three declined in favor of Mr. M. S.
Jardini. Mr. Deponte then moved
that the nomination be closed. It
was seconded and carried and Mr.
M. S. Jardin was chosen as candi
date for delegate to the Territorial
Convention from the Portuguese
Republican Club of the 13th Pre
cinct. . Mr. Jardim thanked tin;
members of the club, wishing to be
supported and promising to do his
best for the good of this club.
The following wen: nominated
candidates for delegates to the
County Convention. M.S. Deponte,
J. Dolini, J. Andrade, J. M. Medei
ros, A. J. (iomes, M. (i Anjo, 'J. M.
Fciteira, J. S. Soua, and J. M.
It was suggested by the President
that all the voters who were present,
be asked to sign the roll. When
this had been accomplished, the
President instructed them to vote
for live delegates only. The slips
were passed by the Judges of Flec
tion, and resulted in electing the
following by the highest number of
M.S. Deponte, M. (i. Anjo, J.
M. Medeiros, A. J . Cronies and J. S.
The chair then declared the above
men elected as candidates for dele
gates to the County Convention from
the Portuguese Republican Club of
the 13th Precinct.
Mr. Anjo thanked the Member
of the club, after 'the election and
made a short address based on edu
cation, and recommended that it
would' be a very nice thing for the
members to ask Mr. lialdwin for a
hall. Mr. A. -J. (iomes npjioiiitcd
Messrs. M. S. Jardim, M. S. De
ponte, and Mr. Anjo to wait on Mr.
lialdwin about the latter. The meet
ing then adjourned.
A cantata Vt ill be given at the
Knights of Pythias Hall this even
ing by young ladies of central Maui
under the auspices of the Catholic
Ladies Aid Society. A dance will
follow the musical program and an
enjoyable evening is assured all who
Tickets are selling rapidly nnd a
lai'geattendanee is expected. Special
trains will be run leaving Paia at
7 p. in. Spreckelsville at 7.1o p. m.
Puuncne at T.lo p. m. and Kahtt
lui at 7:30 p. m. arriving at K. P.
Hall at 7. lop. in. returning after
the dance. Fxeursion rates will !
Otif Backed Water.
teen months time. Kanaio church
was first restored at a cost of over
$S00.()0. Uhipalakua Church has
been built, costing up to the pre
sent time about 1,400.00, and
Keawakapu repairs amount to the
same figure. The first two churches
are held by the Hawaiian Board
as trustee, while the property of
Keawakapu belongs to the Ameri
can Hoard of Missions. The total
amount of money spent in this one
district of Maui for repairs and
building is 3,(100.00, all of which,
excepting the generous help of
8)000 fivm one Maui man, was
raised ly the Hawaiian people,
many of whom have deprived
themselves of new clothing and
necessary improvnients on their
houses that these long neglected
churches might he repaired.
With t'le exception of a small
Jsiiniat Uhipalakua, there is no
J debt on these three chmtches.. ' ,
aui on the Burn
Has been, hut is now on top of 1 ho heap.
Up to lite present time it Iwis hern iiiijiossi
He to obtain one of tlie luxuries of tin;
woiM at any place on Hie Island, hul :iow
can be purchascl from the MAUI WINH
& LIQUOR CO. or Homrflie MAUl HOTKL.
Try it and get re newel strength and vigor.
Honolulu. August 1". Holding
his. right hand aloft in a voluntary
swear. Wan smith abjectly told
Judge Andrade this morning that
he would be tlie best boy in the
world from now on.
It was all too easy,' this confes
sion and these promises of Danny.
When some of the preliminary
questions ot tlie case were oeing
put to him, In suddenly said, very
nervously indeed: 'T won't n ver
do it no mote!" Attorney Brown
had just read wor ls of dire mean
ing, black and awful threats in
w.iich large knives ami gushing
gore figured, which words he (Dim)
had writ 1 1 n to Okana, the wife of
his hos nu.
"1 won't never do it no more!"
"You won't?" asked the Judge.
''No; an' I won't take another
drink!'' He held aloft his right
hand very high. "1 swear it,
Judge, I swear it."
'1 lie Court instructed Okana to
report if the prisoner broke his
word, told him he was a bad boy,
and let him have a little probation.
During myaliscnce from the Territory
I). I,. Meyer will, act for me with full
power of attorney. Dated at Wailuku
Maui Territory of Hawaii this 15th day
of August A. 1). 1 90S.
D. II. DAVIS.
To Whom it May Concern.
My wife, Mahu Kamakahukilani, hav
ing left my lied and Ixjard, I will not be
responsible for any debts contracted
without my written order.
R. K. KAMAKAHUKILANI,
Wailuku, Maui, August 22, 190S.
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