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'HE MAUI NEWS
-SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1909
S. Ferry, tlie Ililo attorney, is
Take a hint before it's too lute. Adver
A little while hack a big dog hit a Jap
anese woman and child on Market Srect,
If hnsincss is dull advertise and it will
Capt. W. F Hal is out again after a
Mr. C. I). Lufkin has sent to Mr. F. A.
Schaefer f 76.50 as Maui's contribution to
the Sicilian relief fund.
Honolulu firms do not advertise for
Maui business and ought not to feel bad
when they do not get much of it.
Frank Correa of Pulehu, Kula, called
to see us Tuesday morning. He reports
Knla getting drier and drier.
Further beef price changes reported in
last week '9 news items takes effect from
An appropriation for n breakwater at
Nawiliwili, Kauai, is to be asked of Con
gress. Hugh M. Coke writes from Ktelka,
Coos County, Oregon, saying he has
been very busy and incidentally en
joying a change of climate and food.
13, When the water suit injunction is in
the way of the establishment of a new
industry in Wailuku, it is time the
authorities made a move in the matter.
This is the close season for dogs and all
the dog9 seem to know it. They Hre en
joying the brief season to the full limit
when the dog catcher may not use his
lasso on the untagged curs.
A hundred carpenters, at f 4 a day, arc
wanted on the military construction
works at Leilehua, Oahu. There is not
enough skilled citizen labor on the isl
ands to supply the demand.
With beef prlcessoaring skyward Conies
an egg famine, showing troubles do not
come singly. Kggs are at forty cents a
dozen in Wailuku and hen fruit scarce at
r, Goodness went up to Hauaula on a
hunting expedition and returned with
eight goats, all in fine condition. That's
one way of getting around the meat ques
tion. During 1908, there were 71 arrivals of
vessels at the port of Hile and 74 depart
ures Ililo Tribune.
For the same period there were 160 ar
rivals of vessels and 160 departures for
the port of Kahului, Maui
The merchant who succeeds in business
is the one who advertises. Don't wait till
it is too late, but advertise now
Everybody knows that impure milk is
one of the most common vehicles of dis
ease germs; and everylxxly knows that
Alpine Milk is absolutely pure. Pure
quality means faultless flavor. Ask for
It was very rough at the McGregor
Landing Monday nifeht when the Mauna
Loa arrived. Theship'slioatsdanccd a re
gular up down right left fashsion in the
rough swell and lauded 110 passengers, ou
ly mail. ' Parts of the wood work of the
wharf were bvoken up by the heavy sea,
Company L.N. G. II. of Lahaina, Capt
S. Keliinoi, is getting ready to go into
encampment February 16th. The com
pany will turn out with a complement of
Company I, N. G. H. of Wailuku, Cap
tain Bal, will go to the regimental en
campment with over forty men. The
Maui militia would like to see a Maui
man elected major.
The presence pf a misdirected cable-
grain addressed to Judge Mathewmau in
the Wailuku post office has given rise to
a rumor that he is the man to take Judge
Kepoikai's place and not Judge Kings
There'sascramble among property own
ers who have holdings where Uncle Sam
wants land for military purposes and
spme who paid J50 per lot are figuring on
Peputy Sheriff Crowell aud Captain
Lake of the Wailuku police force made a
raid on a notorious gambling resort in
Kahului, Wednesday night, and pulled
. in nineteen gamblers, consisting entirely
4 The reported discovery of gold in Dia
mond Head, Honolulu, remindsour older
people of similar stories of gold discover
ed during the seventies in the Iao Valley
mountains, and in Waihee. Also of gold
discovered in an irrigating ditch tunnel
at Kapaa, Kauai,
, tfoitnty Engineer Howell went over the
proposed line for completion of belt road
between Naihihhaele, anil J'unaluu gui
cites, Hamakualoa, Mukawap, Maui. He
sorted Assistant Engineer Fqss to survey
two routes between the two points with
the view of ascertaining which line could
be built for the least amount of money
Que line followed an old abandoned ditch
and the other through virgin forest
IS egpected to complete this gup 011 the
belt road line before the end of this year
Judge Kalua has had his grape arlior
George Frecth, the Hawaiian swimmer,
recommended to the city council of Los
Angeles as a candidate for receiving the
national life-siving medal. On December
16 Frecth and the life saving crew at
enice "saved the lives of eleven Japanese
fishermen at imminent peril to them
selves. Frecth was the conspicuous hero
of the occasion. Hawaiian Star.
Mr. C. D. Lufkin of Wailuku, Maui,
sells the Inner Player Piano, now so ex
tensively advertised in the magazines.
If you want a piano of anv style r price
will be to your interest to consult him.
When in the East last 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 ct lling on Mr. Lufkin.
MAUI STB AIM LAUNDRY.
Rumors to the effect that the Maui
Steam Laundry, Ltd., would go out of
business during the present month have
been current around town this week prob
ably caused by statements made by the
late manager, Mr. L. Manchard. The
directors of the corporation deny any in
tention of closing up and although Mr.
Blanchard's connection with the laundry
has been severed since Monday morning
last, the work has been going on without
interruption, and if patrons o the laun
dry will be considerate it will be but a
short time lief ore the institution will be
turning out better work than ever before
An Evidence of
Theo. H. Davies & Co. of Honolulu
have given out a beautiful, artistic calcn"
dar for the year 1909. The ornamental
part consists of a relief map of the island
of Hawaii and twelve cuts of Hawaii
scenery besides a cut of the firm's Hono
lulu business house.
Maui people have scanned it closely in
the hope of finding a bit of Maui's won
derful scenery portrayed thereon, but all
in vain. So far as the firm is concerned
Maui has no place on its map. Some of
our friends who are desirous of booming
Maui business or Maui scenery in season
or out of season are a bit disappointed.
They want to kick. According to their
ideas of the fitness of things Maui's proud
growth should be kept in the eye of the
public even if it is planted there with
This is an extreme view of the subject,
for on the other hand the fact Maui finds
110 place ou the calendar of a Honolulu
firm should be taken as a compliment to
the business people of Maui. It means
Maui's business houses have secured the
whole of Maui's trade, and the Honolulu
firm finds it not worth the while to spend
printer's ink trying to flatter Maui people
for Maui trade which they cannot get, so
Hawaii gets the boqucts and Maui the
The calendar is a fine piece of work, but
a bit of Maui scenery on it would have
increased its artistic beauty a hundred
Mrs. M. H. Reuter
Mrs. M. H. Reuter, wife of M. II. Reu
ter, deputy tax assessor of Hana, Maui
died Wednesday morning early, January
13, 1909. She had been suffering with
dropsy for sometime, and her demise was
not entirely unexpected.
She leaves a husband, two daughters
and a number of grandchildren to mourn
her loss. Mrs. Reuter was tke daughter
of Kahanuala, a resident of I'lupulakua
where M. II. Reuter met, wooed, won
and married her about thirty-five years
ago, in the days when Capt. James Makee
made u garden spot of Ulupalakua, and
the steep hillsides produced the richest
sugar crops known to the sugar planters
of those olilen days.
The funeral service was held in the
Wananalua Church of Hana at 3 o'clock
in the afternoon and was largely attended
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
The undersigned having been duly up
pointed Executor of the last will and
testament of Henry Maialoha, late of
Waihee, Maui, deceased, notice is hereby
given to all persons to present their
claims against the estate of the said Henry
Maialoha, deceased, duly authenticated
whether secured by mortgage or other
wise, to the undersigned at the law office
of Jan. L- Coke, Wailuku, Maui, T. H
within six mouths from the date of this
notice or they will be forever barred.
Dated at Wailuku, January 16, 1909.
Executor of the Last Will and Testa
uieut of Henry Maialoha, deceased
Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb, 6.
Terrible Scenes In The Dcs
trnclion of Cities.
The following dispatches give
lctnils (if the great Italian earlh-
One of tlie refugees from Heggio
lio was the first to bring tlie news
of the city's destruction, tried to
make his wn to Sicily in a sail
boat, hut was compelled to return,
finally found safety at a peninsula
port. In his experiences ho mud:
riie sea was mysteriously agi
tated and the heavens were a
blaze. Neaiing Sicily the clearing
smoke revealed the mystery; Mes
sina was in ilames, In tlie frenzy
of despair I turned my boat back
Starving, bleeding from injuries
and almost insane from their ter-
fying experiences, Messina's sur
vivors are fleeing in all directions.
l'lio spectacle presented by the
ruined seaport is described as ter
rifying. . Tumbling buildings both
illed and mutilated many, while
hundreds of the injured, imprison
ed in the wreckage, were abandon
ed to their fate by the Heeing po
pulace. One of those who escaped
'"The earth seemed suddenly to
drop and then turn violently on
its axis. The whole population,
ho practically were precipitated
from the houses rent in twain, were
spun around like tops as they ran
through the stteets. Many fell
crushed to death and others be-
wildered took refuge for breath be
side the tottering wall, where
tney soon met the fate of their
companions. ' .
MESSINA, January 1. I am
informed that in three days, when
all hope of having the wounded
will have disappeared, warships
will bombard Messina to bury the
bodies under the ruins and prevent
the development of an epidemic.
I ins decision, I am told was
reached today abroad the battle
ship Itegina Helena by General
By the terrible act that scene of
beauty and human activity, which
bore tlie name of Messina, will
have foraver ceased to exist.
I arrived here last night at 8 o'
clock from Naples by the Ionia
which brought troops and police.
Tlie spectacle in the stricken city
Messina has been completely d
stroyed. The number of killed and
wounded amounts to thirty or for
Ihe starving population yester
day attacked the Bank of Italy,
but was repulsed by soldiers guard
in'g tne building. They made use
of their arms and killed two peo
liussian sailors did wonders in
the way of saving the wounded.
There is no shelter to be had
Food is scarce. Part of the popu
lation has left for Naples, Catania
and other places,
A French equadron has arrived
to assist in the relief work. Five
thousand troops have arrived and
are being placed through the city
to assist the wounded and keep
Survivors, estimated to unmber
20,000, almost all have tied from
the city. Nearly every house col
laped. The line of palaces which
surrounded Messina on the seaido
are nothing but ruins, The few
walls btill standing inclose an iia
mense cemetery. This line of pa
laces seems as if it had been crush
ed by gigantic teeth.
Crews of the Russian warships
Bogatyd and 81a va have shown
marvelous courage and devotion 111
the streets of Messina, which are
mass ct ruins. Une only sees
thieves and robbers plundering the
dead, and from timo to time they
are shot by the soldiers in lb
Rain, hunger and tbirt in
Tease the sufferings of those vl o
More appalling than thedi"-- r ic-
turn of the towns and villages
themselves is the terror of the sur
ivors. The spectacle is horrible.
The wounded, bleediiiL', r.T."'ed
fiigecs are huim.n victims who
tagger here and there, dragging
their bruised feet with effect and
startinj; vacantly in all direction.
Those less alllcted tell contra
etorv stories. Kach remembers
only the tragedy of which he per
sonally was the victim.
It would be useless to revert to
the story of the destruction of the
towns; they are exceded by the
horror of the present.
Money is without value. The
indispensable need is fond, cloth-
uid lents for shelter. These must
ome ipiickly Kach day's delay
increases the list of dead.
CATANIA, January 1. Refu
gees from Keggio and Messina con
tinue to pour into Catania and the
i ty is one vast hospital.
Thousands of half nude indivi
duals of both si Xes have gathered
on either side of the of Messina,
seeking food or trying to gt t away
by sea. Many chidren have died
from exposure and the cases of
madness ai-e increasing.
A train from this city succeeded
in reaching the outskirts of Messi
na this morning. It has been
learned that Deputy Fuhi, who
eurvived the disaster, has died of
Last night the warship in Messi
na harbor threw their searchlights
on the ruins to enable the rescuers
on shore to continue their work.
The work of succor is going on
feverishly, but tlu forces are still
inadequate. The stench from de
composing bodies is becoming over
A heavy rain continues to fall at
Messina, increasing the suffering of
the injured and making more diili
ult the work of rescue but it is
quenching the (ires and having a
lightly purifying effect on the air
The distribution of food has been
irganized. Bakeries have been
opened ami slaughtering houses es
tablished anil it is hoped that' by
nightfall or at the latest tomorrow
morning no one will be without
The city has been divided into
zones and tlie work 01 rescue 111
ach district is in charge of army
officers. 1 he soldiers continue to
listrihute bread and water to tlx
cry lew children nave Im-cii
found alive at Messina, while at
Iteggio large numbers of children
have been taken alive from tin
haunt hundred dead soldiers an
under the .wreckage ot the Messina
'arracks. The corpses In-ing r
covered tiirougiioiu tlie city art
mutilated Uyoivl recognition.
A vast majority ol the survivors
have saved nothing All their pos
sessions are on their backs in tin
shaiie of tattered clothing, scantily
ovcring their nakedness.
KKGGIO, Dec. :!1 (via Catania
Dec. 31 ) A state of most frightful
marchy prevails. Mobs of ruffians
roam among the ruins giving full
vent to their vilest instincts. They
are pillaging the wrecked jewelry
stores and hanks and do not hesitate
to she tlie Mood ot those optioning
A lew soldiers who escaped tin
hurt have been impelled by an ad
mirahle spirit of discipline to or
ganize patrols 011 their own initia
tive. 'They are endeavoring to pro
tect property left intact, but the
riuiinals fight them. The number
of these criminals has increased to
such an extent that the soldiers
have 011 several occasions Urn forced
to tire on llielu-
It was only after a pitched battle,
in widt h several were killed, that a
semblance of order was restored. All
entrances to the city or what is left
of it are guarded by soldiers. Many
of the survivors are lying cxjiosed.
The relief parties, of which several
are here now, are unaide to cojie
with the distress. Hawaiian Star.
Second Judicial Circuit, Dc
center 31, 1908.
Title of case Law Ejectment,
landing 2, granted 2; quieting title
2; Assumpsit, jicndingH; total 2:';
fishing rights pending 2 withdrawn
Damages S; Trespass on ease ";
Trover 1 ; replevin 3; liliel 1; in
junction 1, reversed on appeal;
Covenant 1, suit on warranty; ille
gal impounding 1 ; Summary pos
session 1; submission on facts lc-
re arbitrators 1 .
Equity. Cancel deed 3, appealed
1; Partition 1; Accounting 3.
Divorces, granted 1!), dismissed
2, pending!! total 30. For custody
of children, to moderate divorce de
Probate; Apimint administrators
I ; Proof of will 1; Aiqioiut guar-
llan o; removal of guardian 1; sale
of real -estate 2; final accounts 10;
innual accounts f.
Miscellany. Renewal of Attor
ney s licenses It. lota I of all eases.
Assault and battery 10; Adultery
1; (inuring 23; Burglary 3; Perjury
1; Assault with weapon 1; Larceny
2nd degree 3; Malicious injury 2;
liquor selling 1; selling drugs
(opium) 2; Liliel criminal 3; mur
der first degree 1; manslaughter 2nd
degree 1 ; heedless riding 1 ; assault
on police officer 3; violating hack
regulations 1 ; gross cheat 1; keep
ing liquor for sale 1; In a total of
02 cases but one case pending.
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Don't Get Excited!
We are not going to deliverany
more jiolitical addresses fi
two years to come nut will say
is the only pLiee in town where
you can lie served with a gooi
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well-cooKeit meal at all hours
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Tendert for Supplying
Sealed tenders for furnishing the fol
lowing supplies for the Wailuku Jail lor
the term of eleven months from February
I, 1909, will lie received at the office of
the Jailor, Wailuku, up to January iSth,
1909, 10 a. in., as follows:
1st and 2nd quality beef per pound.
Pork, per pinnd.
1st and 2nd quality Salmon per bbl.
Hawaiian rice, per bag.
No. and No. 2. Island Sugar 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.
I'oi, per pound.
First and second items will be awarded
to one party putting in the liest bill 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 Ixmds in the sum of $51x1.00
for the continued anil regular delivery of
any or all of said supplies bill for. The
right to reject any or all bids is reserved.
For further information apply
JOS. F. WFLCII,
Wailuku January 2, 1909.
Jan. 2, 9, 16.
Reliable horse and cart for sale cheap.
Apply to Salvation Army, Wailuku.
A reliable driving horse, buggy
irness, complete for f 200.
N. A. SPARKX,
J. C. FITZGERALD
M. B. C. V. 8. L.
Residence: Hurletn House
DR. F. A.ST. SURE
PHYSICIAN AND SURGIiON.
OFFICE: FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING
10 A. M. to 12 M.
1 P. M. to 3 P.M.
7 P. M. to 8 P. M.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING.
The Regular Annual Meeting of Stock
holders of the Maui Wine & Liquor Co.
id. will be held at the office of the Com
pany, on Wednesday, January 27th, 190S,
at 7:30 P. M.
Secretary Maui Wine & Liquor Co. Ltd.
Delivered in Wailuku every Saturday
and at Paia and IIaiuaknaHiko on
Wednesdays at lowest prices.
POTATOES, WATERMELONS. BUTTER. ECCS
POULTRY, SUCKLING PICS, CORN, ETC
Telephone Orders to
A. H Landernf
Propkiktor KA LUA HARM.
Telephone No. 359.
The undersigned hereby gives notice
that he will not be responsible for any
ilebts contracted without his written or
fi. II. UAILfiY.
Dec. Jan. Feb.
I have given a General Power of Attor
ney to C. I). Lufkin who will attend to
my business during uiy absence.
' fi. II. DAILKY.
Dec Jan. Feb.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
IIOSOLCLIT, T. II., AND
WA1I.CKI', MACI, T. II.
Anvone winding aketrh and dacrlptlm may
qulrkly oaooruitii our opinion frea w 11 4 titer u
limmnon la probably pulentnhle. Coniiminir.
tuiiRNtrlctlyMntitlntlal. HAND BOOK on I'atenu
ent fiee. OMwtt nupney fur aniniiff pulttitta.
I'titiHita titkHH thrnutrh Munu & i'o. receive
tpscitil iitfc, wtthuut ctiarue. In tbe
A handsomely Ulnar rat t workly lunroat rir
fiiUtlou of nny H'i'tim 1 .m n;U. 1 tim. 3 a
ri- ir: fnur iticnilta, 9L twM b all new.litor.
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