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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 21, 1908
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Supervisors Transact Much
Business of Public Interest.
Hie County fathers met in
monthly Bcssion last week and
transacted much business of im
portance. .Much of the work of
tho meeting was given in last
week's Maui Nkws.
The minutes of tho meeting in
full are as follows:
Wnilulai, Nov. 11, 1908.
Tho Hoard of Supervisors of the
County of Maui was called to or
der at 2 P. M., Chairman W. Hon
Present. W. Ilcnnitll!. W. P.
Haia, S. E. Kaiue, T. T. Meyer
and W. F. Poguo. The minutes
of the previous meeting were road
and tho same wore ordered approv
ed, as read. ' .
Communication of W. E Saffory
' Sheriff in re indigent at Mak.awa'o
was read and the same was order
ed placed on file
Communication of Marston
Campbell Supt. of Public Works
thanking tho Board for tho interest
taken in tho Proposed Pipe Lino
Kula was read and tho same was
ordered placed on file
Communication of tho Wireless
TelegraphCoinpany in re contract
with the County was read and ac
tion .on the fame was deferred.
Communication of Raymond C.
Brown Inspector in charge of Im
migration in re his placing tho al
titudes of different points, on the
alone of llalcakala on posts was
read and the Bamo was deferred.
Tho reports of the Sanitary In
spectors .liana, Wailuku, and La
haina Fish and Food Inspector,
Wailuku and Lahaina, Auditor
and Treasurer and the Deputy
Sheriffs Hana, Makdwao, Wailuku
and Lahaina wero all submitted
and tho samo were ordered placed
Communication of tho examiner
of Chauffeurs Dinert was read and
tho samo was ordered placed on
flic. Clerk was instructed to ac
knowledge receipt of tho same, and
.to state that his request could not
bo complied with.
Report of W. F. Poguo in re pc
titions referred to him was submit
tod. Tho same was read and ac
tion on the same was deferred.
Tho report of the Sheriff for tho
month was read and action on tho
Bamo was deferred.
At 2:45 P. M. claim demands
woro takon up for examination.
Mr. Haia presented Resolutions
No. 10811119 inclusive thereby
approving of salary, payroll and
material and supply demands and
moved tho adoption of thfl same.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
Chns. M. Cooke, President
D. H. Case, 2111I Vice-President
C. D, laifkin, Cashier
CONDENSED STATEMENT TO COMPTROLLER
at the close of business, May 14th, 1908
Joans and Discounts - $127,787.14
United States Ilouds.... 16,500.00
Premium on U. S. Iionds 450.00
Other Honds (quickly convert) 51,800.00
Cash and Due from Banks 50,720.71
Banking House, lfurniture,etc 7,287.32
Due from U. S. Treasury 825.00
TERRITORY 01' HAWAII,
COUNTV Ol' MAUI,
I, C. D. I.ufkiu, Cashier of the nlxjvc
. . J. . .1. ,
auove siuieuicni is iruc 10 me uesi 01 uiy Kiiuwieuc aim neiiei.
C. D. JAJFKJN, Cashier,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 24th day of May, 1008.
Many Beautiful And Useful
The Christmas opening of the
Paia Store took place 'on Monday
evening, the Kith inst. as announc
ed in our last 'issue.
Special trains were run from
Wailuku, Kahului, Pnuneno and
Spreckclsville at excursion rates,
and over two hundred people took
advantage of the. low fares. A re
bate of twenty-five cents worth of
goods was allowed on every rail
road ticket presented at the store.
The display of goods, was such
as never before seen on this island
Porcelain, Needlewoik, table linen,
lacquerware, cloisonne, Hawaiian
Curios, toys, and other innumera
ble articles, wero laid out and
shown to tho visitors by willing
The management of the store is
to be oongradulated on its display
and on the efficiency of its clerical
help, which certaingly showed ut
most courtesy to all present.
Seconded by Mr. Meyer and car
Mr. Kaiue moved to adjourn to
9:30 A. M. tomorrow. Second
ed by Mr. Haia. and carried.
Adjourned at G:15 P. M;
Wailuku, Nov. 12, 1908.
Tho Board of Supervisors of tho
County of Maui was called to order
at 10 A. M., Chairman Hcnning
President: Henning, W. Illaia,
S. E- Kuiue, T. T. Meyer, and W
F. Pogiio. Minutes of yesterday's
nicotine were read and tlie same
wore ordered approved.
Petition of the Nahiku Precinct
club executive of the Republican
party petitioning that Road Luna
John Kapu be discharged was
Mr. Poguo moved that the mat
tor bo referred to tho Supervisor
from Hana and tho Road Clerk
with instructions that if tho pati-
tioners wish to appear before tho
Board of Supervisors they may- be
granted time to do so and to state
their grievances at the next meet
ing of tho Board. Seconded by
Kaiue and carried.
The Clerk was instructed to ac
enowledgo receipt of the petition
and also to call the attention of the
petitioners to tho fact that the
samo was not signed.
The report of the County Attor
noy for tho month was read.
At 12:20 P. M., tho Chairman
ordered a recess to 1:110 P. M.
The Board was called to order
at 1:30 P. M. Chairman W. Hen-
Continued on Page 6.
W. T. Robinson, 1st Vice-President
H. A, Wadsworth, Director
A. Anlbcrg, Auditor
Capital Stock $ 35,000,00
Surplus and Profits 22,501.67
Deposits 181 ,68.50
named bank, do solemnly swear that the
1 tl 1 1. ,!
M. COKE, Notary Public Sec. Jud. Circuit
Is Still In SessionExtends
On last Friday evening the jury
empanelled to try the ejectment
suit of Patrick Cockett versus the
Kihei Sugar Company brought in
verdict for the defendant com
The plaintiffs in the suit claim
ed title to tho land in question as
being desccndants'of Popuolo whom
they claimed was also 'known as
Poonui to whom the laud was pa
The suit was for certain apanas
of tho ahupuaa of Pulohunui and
being tho same as wire awarded to
There was nothing to show
where the land lay except by wit
nesses and trey pointed out too
lands as being part of the land un
der cultivation b'y the Kihei Sugar
It took several days to get a jury
nd many days to hear the testi
mony of the many witness 111 tho
Attorney W. A. Kinney brought
a certified copy of tho original ap
plication for tho land in question
that was written by Poonui in
Tho application was for lands in
Kula and not in Kihei at all al-
ihogh the ahupuaa in which the
lands are reaches from the moun
tain to the sea at Kihei.
There wero many witnesses who
were relatives of Poonui who testi
fied that they knew him personal
ly and that his lands were mauka
and not in Kihei at all.
Tho case took an unusually long
time to try and both attorney Ash-
ford for tho plaintiff and Kinney
or tho defendant put up
motion to continue
term 'the suit that is
known as the Waldoyor case was
made by attorney W. A. Kinney.
Tho motion was based on , a num
ber of affidavits and was denied by
the local court. An appeal was
taken to the supremo court and the
lower coyrt was sustained.
Attorney Kinney returned Tues
day evening of this week and toyk
an appeal on a bill of' exceptions
and ho and Judge Quarles are in
Honolulu again to fight it cut be
fore tho Supenio Court.
While tho appeal in tho Walde-
aer case was being noaru in ttio
Supremo Court in Honolulu a case
from Molokai was before the court.
After tho jury was accepted and
the case was ready for trial, Attor.
noy Case asked permission to a
tneud his complaint. While A. G.
Correa t-bo attorney for the defend
ant was willing to accommodate the
attorney for tho plaintiff, ho show
ed tho court that it was impossible
for him to do justice for the defen
dant in defending the suit on tho
amended complaint when ho had
come prepared to dofond the oaso
on tho complaint as filed and that
it would take, another sot of wit
nesses. The attorneys then agree
od to a continuance for the term
but just before the order was inado
to that effect, Attorney Lightfoot
arose and asked permission to say
a few words which was granted.
Ho pointed out that tho law did
not permit tho empanelling of tho
two juries in this circuit at tho
same time and that if tho jury was
dismissed without rondoring a ver
dict that no other case could bo
heard this term and that in conse-
Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Burnliam
to Ancient Capital.
The good people of Lahaina gave
Mr. and Mrs. Burnhain a reception
on Nov. 13. Everybody was there
to shake hands with . the new
missionary and his handsome wife.
Lalminaluna Glee Club furnished
excellent music. Willie lloopii of
Olowalu was with them. Ho is a
graduate of that excellent school
and nearly all the graduates sing
well. A tall man from Mr. White's
choir sang bass. He was much ad
mired on account of his deep, rich
voice. This tall man and the 'Rev.
Frof. Kapu of Lalminaluna are two
of tho finest singers in Hawaii.
Berger should have them in his
. The Rev. C. ti. Burnhain, M..A.
of Bowdoin college, Maine, was
over twenty years pastor of tho
Congregational church of Chicapee,
Mass. Chicapee is a prosperous
little city on the Connecticut five
miles from Springfield. Holyoke
with its great paper mills is there
too. Miss Buiiihani who has just
been added to,the teaching stall' of
the Normal is a graduate of I Iolyoke
Dr. Derby of Honolulu is prepar
ing the teeth of Lahaina for future
use., A gentleman reports that he
had the toothache a whole week be
fore the doctor came but the ache
stopped short on sight of the dentist.
Arbor Day was well observed at
Lahaina. The students of Lahaina
luna planted about thirty trees and
rrincipai i-aw naa aoout tnc same
number planted down by the sea.
Principal Aiona of Kaanapali tilled
her yard full of Monterey cypress
and iron wood.
Larson Kroll of Holy Innocents
has purchased a horse. As he has
a wife and three fine little boys he
needs a carriage. A carriage would
make a good Xmas gift. It might
be donated before Xmas. ,
Mr. Law has organized a class for
teachers on Saturdays. Six of his
pupils passed the teachers,' examina
tion a year ago.
Mr. Gorman of Von Ham Voting
Co., Honolulu was in Lahaina on
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Quite a number of people have
the grip just now anil, a few children
have the munip.
A grand recception will bo given
to Bishop Hestariek next Saturday
evening. He will preach twice in
Lahaina on Sunday and tho pious
people of Wailuku will welcome
him to the county town on Monday.
Waico an 01 me cases lor 1110 term
, ., .
would necessarily bo put oil for tho
Tho.c'ourt took the matter'under
advisement and finally withdrew
one of tlis jurymen and then dis
missed tho jury and continued tho
casa for tho torin.
A suit in ejectment against tho
Wailuku Sugar Company by Silva
was won by A. G. Corroa Tho caso
took considerable time and was
hard fought battle between Correa
and D. H. Case, tho attorney for
Sinclair Ilidgnatl the manager of Hale
twii Hotel will arrive this moraine; at the
LMiiui Hotel and will remain n week on
JSIatir on a vacation. He will be accom
nauied by J. Orin, the head hum of Wni
ulua plantation. They will visit Halea
kala and other placcsof interest on Maui
RUBBER GROWING IS
DECLARED A SUCCESS
Hawaiian Rubber Growers Hold Successful Annual
Convention.-China's New Emperor
will be Progressive.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS,)
Sugar iJCi deg. test 3.92 Beets 10s. 2d.
HONOLULU, November 20. It is rumored that tho Japanese
fleet may visit Honolulu.
Rubber growing is declared a success and can bo cultivated at a
profit hero. Tho planters mot yesterday.
Acting Governor Mott-Smith has gone to Kauai.
Morito Kaizo has been again reprieved.
PEKING, November 20. The now administration has pledged its
self ti progress. Tho Regent has appealed to Hoosevelt. for aid and
sympathy for the new regime.
NEW VOltK, November 20. Contributions to the New York Re
publican Campaign fund was $1,500,000.
MANILA, November 20. Hostile Moros have assembled at Mala
ban. Five companies of field artillery has been sent to disperse tliom,
LONDON, November 20. Tho Japanese loan for the development
of Korea has been over subscribed six times.
MANILA, November 20. A plot to smuggle opium into China
has been discovered.
LINCOLN, November 20. Governor elect Shallenburger has had
his leg broken in a Shrine initiation.
BUFFALO, November 10. Tho stock yards are quarantined (b(e- .
cause of infected cattle.
NEW YORK, November 20. Tho cross examination of Rocke
feller concludes today.
VICTORIA, New South Wales, November 20. The wrecked
steamer Aeon sold for $375.
CLEVLAND, November 23.
SAN FRACISCO, November 20. The inquest over tho bpdy of
Haas who is alleged to have committed suicide is being conducted.
Krauss the fugitive briber in the
suicide while entering Quconstown.
Dingec an Oakland captalist is
be relieved as bondsman for Schtnitz.
HONOLULU, November li).
nationaLcclebration of tho ononinc
from JiuSles F. Morgan indicate protection, to American coffee.
HONGKONG. November 19.
the Chincso flag over tho port of Macao and levied taxes in tho Portu
guese concession. As a justification tho government claims that Portu
gal renounced sovereignty when tho Portuguese officials asserted that
tho Tatsu Main had been seized in Chinese waters. Troublo between
China and Portugal is probable.
PEKING, November 19. Tho
banks will bo reopened.
NEW YORK. November 19.
$25,000 per year alimony.
WASHINGTON, November 19.
manded and reduced loO numbers.
NEW YORK, November 19.
witness stand in tho big fine case
Secretary Root may bo a U. S.
WASHINGTON, November 19
$30,000,000 of Canal bonds in December.
WASHINGTON, November 18.
mitted estimates for sea coast batteries of Pearl Harbor and Honolulu
harbors. Ho estimates that thoy will cost $449,000. Tho electrical
plants will cost $13,459. Search lights $11,250. He also recommends
a further appropriation of $500,000 for dredging Honolulu harbor niid
$(500,000 for dredging and breakwater at Hilo.
MANILA, November 18. The U. S. ship Nebraska has broken
the world's record for target shooting.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 18. Gallagher, the boodlcr, wan on
the witness stand in tho Rouf trial today.
HONOLULU, November 18. Paris, Dusonbory and Smith wcie
taken to Alcatraz island to severe two years each for dcsortlon.
Conrad Ahrens, who was severely injured in a foot ball game will
BELGRADE, November 18. Tho Servian guard on tho Austrian
frontier has been withdrawn.
SAN FRANCISCO, November
A chango of vonuo for Ruof has been denied,
WASHINGTON, Novembor 18. Tho President gavo a dinner to
tho cabinet and tho supremo court justices and sovcral labor leaders.
Ho questioned tho latter as to their wishes relativo to legislation.
SAN FRANCISCO, November IS. The Mattson steamship Hilo
niau is ladon with coast defense guns for Honolulu.
BIRMINGHAM, November 18. Forty-ono convicts locked in a
stockade attempted to burn a mine in which they wore working.
Eight are dead and 0110 is missing.
case against llalsoy committed
111 financial difficulties and may
Preparations have been begun.for a
of Pearl Harbor in 1912. Advices
Tho Chinese government has raised
situation is quieting. Tho Chinese
Mrs. Howard Gould will bo allowed
Lieutenant Evans has been repri
John D. Rockefeller was on the
Senator from New York.
Cortelyou will receive, bids for
Tho chief of engineers has sub
-Honey's condition is rapidly
Tom Johnson is declared a