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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 7, 1 908
C. B. Weils
Was Presented with Token
of Esteem by Employees.
Last Saturday evening, the em
ployees of the Wailuku Sugar Com
pany tendered tlieir retiring chief,
Mr. C. 15. Wells, a farewell dinner.
It marked the closing of over fifteen
years of strenuous, faithful and suc
cessful management of one of tlie
best revenue produeeing sugar es
tates on Hawaii.
At eight o'clock, the hour ap
pointed for the feast, a hungry lot
of men sat down to a sumptuous
dinner served under the direction of
mine host, F. A. Mayficld. Mr. E.
E. Battelle, as toastmaster, kept the
ball rolling and there was no dull
moment you may believ. . Brother
Frank, was called on for the open
ing remarks and in a lccling manner
paid a tribute to the "old man" for
what he and the 'Wniluku Sugar
Company had done for tin School
etc., Long Life to or.r1- "Mill
When the coffee wim reached,
Mr. II. Strcubeck, in the following
speech, which was echoed by. all
present, presented Mr. Wells with a
handsome solid silver punch bowl ;
suitably engraved : '
"Our esteemed toastmaster has
seen fit to call on mo to say a few
words. I am glad he did. so and I
, thank him rfor it. At the same
time, I wish to say that I am not a
dinner table speaker. I may do
full justice to a good dinner, butas
-a speaker, I am afraid I am a
failure. Wc are gathered hefy to
night to show by our. presence the
esteem and respect you deserve for
your many years of faithful and un
tiring work as Manager of this
Plantation. We all admit that you
deserve a rests but we are sorry to
see you go. Wo hope however, that
that your successor will continue
tlie good you have done. We hope
that where ever you 'go, health,
happiness and good luck will be
I have been commissioned to pre
sent to you a slight token of regard,
the value is not so intrinsically
great as to expose us to boasting,
but not so small as to make us feel
as though we were mean. Its value
to you lies in the fact that it comes
nvith the best wishes for your health,
happiness and prosperity from those
Mr. Wells, to use a slangy phrase,
was knocked off the Christmas'
tree" and it was some little time
before ho was able to respond.
After a toast to his successor,
with all hands standing, that grand
old song "Auld Lang Syne" was
sung with great heartiness by all
present, followed by "Aloha Oe"
and "Hawaii Ponoii," after which
ELECTION RETURNS, MAUI COUNTY, NOV, 3, 1908.
Dclcgntc to Congress
Knliininlinolc, J K
iMcCmulk-ss, h h
Notlcy, C K
Knlnma, S E
Rnyniond, J II
Robinson, V T
Curlcy, 12 H
Gomes, A J
Ilihio, J K s
Knnl, S I'
Kauhatic, G W
x Knwaakoa, J W
Mossinan, II C
Nawahini!, R J IC
Waiwaiole, M I'
Lyons, T I
Wndsworlb, R A
rogue, W 1'
Haia, W I'
Kekaluma, S K
Meyer, T T
Saffery, Wm R
Kane, W F
Coke, James L
Kalua, John W
Baldwin, L M
Mossman, W L
LindseyT C R
Makekati, Chas K
Joseph, Levi L
Kauitnakaole, G F
Duvauchelle, Ed K
Ilae, Dibble K
1 1 1 2
Halawa, I'ukoo and Kaunakakai are given together.
all present dispersed, well satisfied
with the reception tendered the re
Chas. Rose and his band of
musicians furnished excellent music
durning the dinner.
The following is the menu pre
pared and served by genial "Dick"
Caviar on Toast
Frozen Oysters Crackers
Fried Mullet, Potato Chips
Stuffed Eggs, Mayonnaise
Roast Spring Chicken, Guava Jelly
Claret Tippo Chianti
Champagne White Seal
Toasted Crackers with Cheese
Nuts and Raisins.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Chas. M. Cooke, President
D. H. Case, 2nd Vice-President
C. D. Lufkin, Cashier
W. T. Robinson, 1st Vice-President
R. A. Wadsworth, Director
A. Anlberg, Auditor
CONDBMSBD STATEMENT TO COMPTROLLER
at the close of business, May 14th, 1908
Loans and Discounts - $127,787.14
United States Bonds 16,500.00
Premium .on U. S. Bonds 450.00
Other Bonds (quickly convert) 51,800.00
Cash and Due from Banks 50,720.71
Banking House, Furniture, etc 7,287.32
,Due from U. S. Treasury.. 825.00
Capital Stock $ 35,000.00
burplus and Profits 22.s01.67
TERRITORY OF HAWAn.
COUNTY. Ol' MAUI,
I, C. D. Lufkin, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
C. D. LUFKIN, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 24th day of May, 1908.
HUGH UK COKE, Notary Public Sec. Jud. Circuit
The punchbowl presented to Mr.
Wells was of solid silver. The in
scription on tins bowl is. "Pre
sented by the employee Of the
Wailuku Sugar Company as :t re
membrance to 0. 15. Wells upon
his retirement as Manager of the
It is a handsome' gift and Mr.
Wells prizes it highly.
The retirement of Mr. Wells from
Wailuku marks an epoch in the his
tory of the plantation.
In 1S90 Mr. Wells became the
manager of the Waihee Plantation
At-that time Waihee was a separate
plantation, Wailuku was another,
and Waikapu was another. The
combined output of sugar for tlie
three plantations was then four
thousand ono hundred tons. In
1S93 Mr. Wells came to Wailuku as
the manager of the Wailuku planta
tion. He had for some time been
planning the consolidation of the
three estates and the following year
the consolidation was effected and
Mr. Wells became the manager
which position ho held until his re
tirement on the first day of this
Under the management of Mr.
Wells the water system has bo(jn
perfected and thousands of acres of
land added to the estate. The es
timated tonnage of sugar for tlie
next crop will he KiOOO.
Mr. Wells is ono of the oldest
plantation men in the territory. He
has been in plantation work twenty
eight years and has been manager
for twenty-live years. He leaves
the plantation in excellent eondi
During twenty-three years of his
management Mr. H. Streubeek lias
been with him as chief engineer.
Mr. II. 15. Penbnllow is tlie new
manager of the plantation. He lias
worked himself up to bis present
position by rapid strides and will
doubtless keep the plantation up to
its past dividened paying mark.
Land For Homes
Over in Ka-u, Hawaii, near the
Wniohinu district, there are a lot
of old Hawaiians who are not
afraid to settle down on govern
nient land with tho prospect of
losing it if "they do not abide by 1
live or ten-year residence agree
niout. A number of Jhese- have
made application to' Land Commis
sioner Pratt for small tracts of land
on which they can build tlieir
homes and live for the rest of their
lives. There arc about twenty ap
plicants for land hure, and from
calculations prepared in tho Land
Commissioner's oHice, they will ho
given anywhere from 30 to 50
Cowboys at Wainioa, Hawaii,
have also made application for
small tracts of lands on which they
can build homes and keen a small
garden. There are twenty or thirty
wild horseback riders who want a
small plot of ground of from three
to live acres, and this matter will
be taken up immediately by tho
Land-Commissioner. Mr. Pratt
thinks that this Hawaii mountain
land contains some of the finest
spots in the Territory.
TAFT GETS 32
VOTES TO 156 F
Republican Nominee for President is Elected by
Overwhelming Majorities.-Banker Morse is
Convicted of Embezzlement.
(SI'tiCIAL TO Till! MAUI NUWS.i
Sugar !)() deg test lM Heels 10s. ld.
HONOLULU, November G. Tho Cruiser Charleston will arrive
at 10 this morning.
Aclii believes ho was sold out by homo rulots.
The Wynne murder trial is drawing to a close.
WASHINGTON, NovomlW (!. Fig ures show that the House will
have a majority of -11 republicans.
SAN FRANCISCO, November (5. Missouri wont for 'J aft by a
Stone defeated Folk for the Senate.
CINCINNATTI, November G,
tulations to Taft.
-Bryan has forwarded his congra-
SIOUX FALLS, November 0. Tho indications are that the law
requiring one year resilience in order to obtain a divorce has been
defeated. Tho ouestion was referred to the. referendum.
AMOY, November G. 200 persons drowned by the capsizing of a
NEW YOUK, November G. Hanker Morse has been convicted of
embezzling 1200,000. , '
SN FKANCISCO, November G. A jury to try , tho Heuf ease lias
HONOLULU, November ,r). The Cruiser Charleston from San-'
Francisco is 500 miles out. She will arriev tomorrow afternoon.
.Mrs. Parker was buried yestorday.
GO'J votes weio thrown out in this Count'. t
SAN FRANCISCO, November 5. Taft has liO!) votes in.the elec
toral cotlegu. lie carried Maryland, New Jersey, .West .Virginia and
Bryan carried Mhsouri by 07 votes. There will probably be a re
publican Governor and Legislature.
Tafts plurality N Y. State 209,105, Hugos 71,150
Ohio 50,000 for Taft. Tlie governor is a democrat. Tho legislatiuo
Indiana Taft 8,0'J0 majority while the governor and legislature is
Bryan carried Nebraska by 10,000. The Democrats elected 5Con
grossinen and the Legislature.
WASHINGTON, November 5' The next senate will be two thirds
republican. The house will be 20K republicans and 173 democrats.
Hepburn Landis and Overstreet were defeated. Longwortb was re
elected. NEW YORK, November 5. This city gave Taft 15,015 plurality.
HONOLULU, November 1 -Kubio, (R) Fern, (D) Cathcart, (R)
Kalniiokalani, Jr., (R) Bicknell, (R) and Trent, (D) are elected.
Harvey. (D) Qtunii, (R) and Moore, (Dj are elected to the Senate.
The following representatives are elected: Itn Dim riot; Castro,
(R) Shingle, (R) Cohen. (R) Douthitt, (R) Kaniationlu, ,(R).Long,'
(11); 5th DiMrict; Correa, (R) Kaleiopu, (R) Kaniabu, (I)j Kinney
(U) Like, (D).
For Supervisors: Ahia. (R) Avlett (R) Cox. (R) Kealoha, (II R)
Logan, (K) McLellan, (D) Quinn, (k). Deputy Sheriff: Charles Rose,
Fern won by seven votes. The election may ho contested.
NEW YORK, November Taft gets !501 electoral votes. The
result of the vote in Maryland and Missouri are still doubtful.
. The Filipinos are manifesting great joy over tho election of Taft.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 1. Judges Dunn, Hunt, Stortc
vant, Van Rostrand, and Cabaniss are elected.
Senator Newhinds wins again in Novada.
Indiana elects a democratic Governor.
HILO, Hawaii, November 4. Desha, Lewis, Fornandes, and
Lyman are elected. Purdy is beaten. Two republican representatives
aro safe in the First District and one is doubtful.
Pua lends Keolanui by 252 in 16 precincts.
HONOLULU, November 4. At 1:30 a. in. It .looks as if tho
whole Republican Representative ticket on Oahu will bo elected., A
largo majority of Republican Supervisors and County officers are elect
ed. Hughes as senator still in doubt. Kuhio's returns from all is
lands gives him a lead of 1(550 votes.
IIILO, Hawaii, November 1.-2:30 a. in. Hawaii gavo Kuhio
1119 votes to 8IJ for McCandless.
For the senaM Brown received 1)82 Baker !l'.)0. . For Representa
tive tho vote was: Affonso 7l9 Kalaiwaa 578 .Moanauli..5Gl,MFurta',
505. . '
NEW YORK, November 4. 3:30 a, m. Taft has
votes secured. 13 aro doubtful.
Congress and the Senate aro unchanged.
Tuft's majority is as follows: Indian 15000, O
City 11,000, New York State 200,000, Orugoi
25,000. Kansas 27,000, Main 30'000, Minnnotf
000, Pennsylvania 250,000. California 40,000
will probably go for Taft.