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THE MAUI NEWS-
SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1909
The Queen Lodging house of Wailuku
hut new rooms, new furniture, clean
beds, 50 cent9 per night,
t.f . A. Do Rego, Proprietor.
Owing to the drouth in Kula live tur
key sold in Wailuku from 40 cents to 50
cents n pound, and there were not enough
to be had to supply the demand at that
Tineapple shippers nre requested by
the rromotion Committee to stamp the
. "Cross roads of the Pacific" map on their
Samuel K. Pub, Sheriff-elect, has ob
tained the opinio.i of the County Attor
ney to the effect that it is not the duty of
the Sheriff or his deputies to collect li
cense fees. They have simplyto see if
licenses are paid, and to prosecute in the
event of failure. Hilo Tribune.
Excuses never fill empty stomachs.
Start your new year list of good resolu
tions by opening a savings bank account.
It will be a source of blessing to you after
many days. Do it now.
Work on the Hilo breakwater is pro
gressing, the mole is now extending out
fully three hundred feet.-Hawaii Herald.
Sugar piles up in Kahulni rapidly.
6000 tons of sugar is shipped a week to
the coast or to Salina Cruz.
Judge Parsons of Hilo rendered a writ
ten decision exonerating Chas. Williams,
the County Attorney from the censure
sought to be placed against him by the
Hilo, Hawaii, is jubilant over the pros
pect of an extension of the Hilo railway
through the Hamakua district.
Engineer Foss reports cutting trails for
surveying proposed Kula pipe line in the
forest above Makawao to be like cutting
into a wood pile. The ground being
thickly covered with fallen ohia trees.
The Mahogny Lumber Company on Ha
waii seem to be doing some business sell
ing ohia wood for railroad ties. Why
not form a company to get out and sell
Maui ohia wood for rail road ties? There
are thousands and thousands of acres of
ohia forest on Maui.
Director F. H. Newell, of the Recla
mation Service, will recommend to Se
cretary Garfield that steps be taken to
effect cooperation between the Federal
and Hawaiian Governments in reference
to the measurement of streams and map
ping irrigable lands. Irrigation may
then be extended and a comparatively
large area of land, now uncultivated
throughout Hawaii, be made valuable.
The old saying that 'tis an ill wind
which doth nobody good is exemplified
in last year's drouth. The rise in the
price of beef has made the discontented
stock raiser happy and the almost total
disappearance of mosquitoes ought to
make the disgruntled consumer forget
the additional beef bill tax cn his purse.
WANTED Our hired man wants to
borrow a copy of Mark Twain's Rough
ing It. His stock of jokes are getting
The Kaupakalua winery sent this office
some wine for a Xnias gift. It must be
good stuff. The load was such that it
arrived in time for the New Year.
From one-tenth to one-half an inch of
rain is reported to have fallen at Ulupa
lakua early this week.
Chas. O'Sullivan, the contractor, re
turned from Hana overland this week,
where he went to put up a new catholic
church building at Kauiki. He reports the
belt road from liana clear through to
Wailuku in an excellent condition.
The Women's Guild of the Church of
. Good Shepherd will hold their first meet
ing in the New Year on Monday, Jan
uary 4, at a:3o p. m. p. at the Rectory,
instead of Tuesday, January 5th as pre
viously arranged. A good attendance is
desired. Officers for this year are: Presi
dent Mrs. J. N. S. Williams; Vice-Presi
dent. Mrs. D. H. Davis; Chairman
Basket Committee, Mrs. W. McKay;
Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. W. F. J
Geo. K. Wilbur, plantation water luna
at Waihee, has moved to Wailuku, taking
the place of II. Neubaur who goes over
to the Waikapu section.
Tax payers are required to make tax
returns between January 1st and 31st,
Don't forget this, before it is too late.
Hon. E. B. Carley of Paia was in town
on business Tuesday last.
Midnight mass was held on Christmas
eve in the new catholic church at Kau
The S. S. Columbian, Capt. Colcord
left Kahului Tuesday December 29, 190S
after taking on a cargo of 5500 tons of
sugar. She goes to Salina Cruz.
Passengers ex Claudine for Honolulu
December 29, 1908. H. P. Baldwin, Dr,
J. H. Raymond, Miss E.H. Wilcox, Mrs
J. M. Pierce, C. O. Hattel and wife, Mrs,
Annie Enos, and Mrs. Richard.
Auditor Fisher sent for a specimen
sheet from the Maui County detail book
for Kauai and possibly Hawaii.
Mr. C. D. Lufkin of Wailuku, Maui,
sells the Inner Tlayer Piano, now so ex
tensively advertised in the magnzities.
If you want a piano of any style or price
it will be to your interest to consult him.
When in the East hist Spring Mr. Lufkin
renewed business relations with piano
manufacturers with whom he had done
business before coming to these islands.
It will be to your interest to ring up Mr.
Lufkin if you contemplate purchasing a
piano. The Inner Player can be seen in
Wailuku by a lling on Mr. Lufkin.
It is reported several well known pro
gressive Makawao residents are making
plans with a view of going into the
grape. culture business.
Contractor Chas. O'Sullivan is putting
up the flag pole in the Wailuku Court
Wailuku's town hall is getting on its
first cat of paint. The roof is painted
black and the sides grey.
There will be a display of flags and
bunting when the new County Adminis
tration takes office Monday, January 4,
The S. S. Hyades is in Kahului harbor
taking sugar. She came in December
Dan. Carey, D. II. Davis, Jas. Love,
and a number of Wailuku people left for
Hilo on the Mauna Kea Tuesday evening
to take in the New Year race9 and other
iporting events of the rainy city.
Manuel Terreira whose death is
chronicled elsewhere is no relation to M.
Pereira, foreman of the Maui Publish
Kola Pipe Line
Engineers Howell and Foss have re
turned to town and are busy making a
report to be submitted to the Board of
Supervisors and the Superintendent of
Public Works on the surveys for the pro
posed Kula pipe line, intended for the
relief of the drouthy district.
They report the surveys completed from
the head of Houomauu valley to the pub
lic water tank on the hill near the Keokea
On the Koolau end of the line Mr. Foss
reports working almost every day in
plenty of rain and fog. Enough of water
found to give Kula a flow of five hundred
thousand gallons, a day with a six inch
water main, and still leave millions in
the streams of the Honomu valley. Go
ing through corn field at the higher
elevations in Kula, although the last
rains fell November, 1907, he reports find
ing corn stalks in favored places, hollows
principally, standing about twelve feet
high. The rich mold of the old dead
forests seem to retain the moisture well.
is estimated the pipe line will be
about twenty miles long and could be
laid at an expenditure of $60,000.00.
At the public water tank at Keokea
they saw a dozen persons waiting for a
turn to take water from the tap, and
they counted 665 gallon water containers
piled beside the tank; the water from the
tap was dripping at the rate of ten gal
lons an hour.
Principal Land Law
The following is a synopsis of the im
portant changes proposed in the new laud
law amendments submitted to Congress:
1. The Commissioner may, with the
approval of the Governor, give a prefer
ence right to purchase at an appraised
valuatiou any parcel of public land act
ually resided on and improved, etc., for a
home to any person et cetera who actual
ly resided and improved same for not less
than five years immediately preceding.
2. No person shall be entitled to any
homestead laud who or whose husband or
wife shall then be the owner of lands
which with the land in question will ex
ceed one hundred and sixty acres or is an
3. Provisions for the choice of taking
homestead to be determined by drawings
or allotment, instead of by priority of
application as at present.
Pharmacist Arrested for
Practicing without license.
Mr. Akaboshi, a Japanese pharmcist, has
beeu arrested charged with practicing me
diciue without a license. It is alleged that
he has a private hospital uiauka of the
bridge on the road to Wailiee where he
treats his' patients like any licensed
A search warrant was issued and the
premises searched Monday by the police
and it is alleged they found instruments
and drugs which will be used at the com
ing trial of the case. Akaboshi has em
ployed Mr. Lightfoot for counsel, and
the triul was postponed to January 6th
County Loan Provision And
More Pay for Legislators.
E. A. Mott-Smith, the Acting
Governor, ha9 given out the follow
ing ns Governor Frenr'a proposed
amendments to the Organic Act:
PAY OK LEGISLATORS.
Section 26. That the members
of the Legislature shall receive for
their services, in addition to mile
age at the rate of ten cents a mile
each way, the sum of six hundred
dollars for each regular session,
payable in three equal instalments
on and after the first, thirtieth and
fiftieth days of the session, provid
ed they shall receive no compensa
tion for any extra session under
the provisions of eection fifty-four
of this act.
THE JUDICIARY, ETC
Section 80. That the president
shall nominate and, by and with
the advice and consent of the Se
nate, appoint the chief justice and
justices of the supreme court, the
judges of the circuit courts, who
shall hold their respective offices
for the term of four years, and
until their successors are appointed
and qualified, unless sooner remov
ed by the President. Nor shall
any judge sit in any case in which
he may have been of counsel or on
an appeal from any decision or
judgment rendered by him, and
the Legislature of the Territory
may add other causes of disquali
fication to those herein enumer
ated. REMOVAL OK OFFICERS.
He (the Governor) may remove
from office any of such officers.
RESTORATION OF PROPERTY.
Section 91. And any such pub
lic property taken for the uses and
purposes of the United States by
direction of the President or of the
Governor of Hawaii may be re
stored to its previous status by di
rection of the President; and the
title given such public property in
possession and use of the Territory
for the purpose of schools, ceme
teries, parks, road, wharves, water
works, sewer works, electric works,
public buildings, or other public
purposes, may be transferred to
the Territory by direction of the
President, and any such property
may thereafter be transferred to
any city, co'inty or other political
ubdi vision thereof by direction of
the Territory, when thereunto au
thorized by the Legislature.
SALARIES OF OFFICERS.
The following officers shall re
ceive the following salaries, to be
paid by the United States: The
governor, ten thousand dollars;
the secretary of the Territory, five
thousand dollars; the chief justice
of the supreme court of the Terri
tory, seven thousand five hundred
dollars; the associate justice of the
supreme court seven thousand dol
lars each; the judges of the circuit
courts, tour thousand dollars each;
the United States district judge,
seven thousand dollars; the United
States marshal, three thousand
dollars; the United States attor
ney, three thousand dollars. And
the governor shall receive annual
ly, in addition to his salary, the
sum of one thousand dollars for
stationery, postage and inciden
tals; also his traveling expenses
while abjeut from the capital on
official business, and the sum of
two thousand dollars annually for
his private secretary.
Section 100 All records relat
ing to naturalization all declara
tions of intention to become citi
zens of the United States, and al
certificates of naturalization filed
recorded or issued prior lo June
twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred
and six in or from any circuit
court of the Territory of Hawaii
shall for all purposes be deemed to
be and to have been made, filed,
ecorded or issued by a court with
urisdiction to naturalize aliens.
but shall not be by this Act fur
ther validated or legalized.
ABOLISH HIGH SHERIFF.
Section 7i) of the Organic Act
providing for a high sheriff and
deputies is proposed to be repealed.
n amendment is proposed to
enable counties to issue bonds un
der conditions to be prescribed by
the legislature. It will civc a
maximum life of thirty years to
onds issued under Territorial au
thority instead of the present limit
of fifteen years. Redemption of
bonds will l in yearly instil
ments according to their terms,
thus avoiding the necessity of u
sinking fund. Hawaiian btar.
REAL ESTATE DOINGS.
Recorded, December 14, 1908.
Main Kalakaua and wf to Young
Men's Savs. Socy, Ltd; M; 2-3 int in R 1
5059, Kul 11171, Faukukalo, Wailuku,
Maui; f 100. B 307, p 232. Dated Dec.
Recorded, December 15, 1908.
S K Kaleikini and wf to Chriun Trs of
Harmony Lodge No 3, I O O F; M; lot 4,
R P 1980, Kul 6735, bldgs, etc, Kapala
ma, Honolulu; tut 111RP5103, Kul 11157,
Kolea, Waihee; I four-cylinder liuick
Model D car No 5153, Maui; SlS.so. H
307; p 256. Dated Dec. 15, 1 90S.
Haleikalaui and wf to S K Kaleikini;
D, 1-2 int in R I 5103, Kul 11 157, Kolea,
Waihee, Maui; $400. B 315; p 25. Dated
Dec. 8, 1908.
Recorded, December 16, 1908.
Maui Agrctl Co to Sam R Dowdle; L
2 pc laud Haiku, Puuouialei Rd, etc.,
Haiku, Maui; 23 yrs; 5 yrs at f$ per a
per an, 20 yrs at 10 per a. per an. B 313
p 197. Dated Oct. 1, 1908.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
The Regular Annual Meeting of Stock
holders of the Maui Wine & Liquor Co
Ltd. will be held at the office of the Com
paiiy, on Wednesday, January 27th, 1908,
at 7:30 P. M.
Secretary Muui Wine & Liquor Co. Ltd
Compliments of the Season
H U0S, Gbe pioneer Store
to all onr jfrtcnbs, present
Tenders for Supplying
Sealed tenders for furnishing the fol
lowing supplies for the Wailuku Jail for
the term of eleven months from February
1909, will be received at the office of
the Jailor, Wailuku, up to January 18th,
909, 10 a. in., as follows:
1st and 2nd quality beef per pound.
Pork, er pound.
1st and 2nd quality Salmon per bbl.
Hawaiian rice, per lug.
No. and No. 2. Island Sugcr per bag of
Honolulu Saloon Pilot bread, per lb.
Coffee, ground, per pound.
Coffee, green, per pound.
Mission Soap, per box."
Star Kerosene Oil, per case.
P01, per pound.
First and second items will be awarded
to one party putting in the best bid for
same, the remaining grocery items will
be awarded to one party, except the item
for poi which will be awarded as an item
Bidders must be prepared to furnish
satisfactory bonds in the sum of $500.00
for the continued and regular delivery of
any or all of said supplies bid for. The
right to reject any or all bids is reserved
For further information apply
JOS. F. WELCH,
Wailuku January 2, 1909.
Jan. 2, 9, 16.
A brass tail light for automobile was
lost between Kahului and Paia. Liberal
reward if returned to Lindsey's Garage
A iront aiilomoiie curtain witu large
celluloid window. Return to Dr. Geo,
S. Aiken, Kahului and receive reward
The regular Annual Meeting of the
stockholders of the Baldwin National
Bank of Kahului will tie held a', its bank
ing house on Tuesday, January 12th,
1909, at 10 a. m.
D. C. LINDSAY,
IWc. 26, Jan. 2, 9.
As provided for in Chapter 45, of the
Revised Laws of Hawaii, 1905,
In accordance with Section I of Chapt
er XXVI of the laws of 18S6:
All persons holding water privileges or
those paying water rates are hereby noti
fied that the water rates for the term end
ing June 30, 1909, will be due and pay
able at the office of the Wailuku and
Kahului Water Works, on the first day of
All such rates remaining unpaid for 15
days after they are due will lie subject to
an additional 10 per cent.
All privileges upon which rates remain
unpaid Feb'y 15, 1908, (30 days after be
coming delinquent), are liable to suspen
sion without further notice.
Kates are payable at the office of the
Water Works in the Wailuku Court
W. K. BAL.
Supt. Wailuku & Kahului Water Wks.
Wailuku, Dec. 24, 1908.
Dec. 26, Jan. 2, 9.
I'UHLIC LANDS NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that at nine
o'clock a. m. Saturday, January 16, 1909,
there will be sold at public auction, under
the provisions of Part 7, (Cash Free
holds), Land Act 1895, (Sections 323-328
inclusive. Revised Laws of Hawaii, at
the office of the Sub-Agent of the Fourth
Land District, Kahului, Maui, the follow
ing lots of the public land of Waiakoa,
Lot No. Area Upset Price
3 28.0 Acres f 200.00
4 263 " 150.00
5 73 " 150.00
These lots are classed as pastoral land.
Maps of the lots and full particulars as
to necessary qualifications of purchasers,
etc., may be obtained at the office of the
undersigned or at thh office of the Sub
Agent of the Fourth Land District, Ka
JAS. W. PRATT,
Commissioner of Public Lands.
Honolulu, Oahu, December 10, 190S.
Dec. 26, Jan. 2.
L. J. Kkberg, the Pioneer Singer sew
ing machine man, is once more back 011
Maui to succeed S. Decker, former agent
of the Singer Sewing Machine. "Watch
our add later."