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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1 909
What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
S. S. Lurline
With Passengers ami Freight
v from Kahului.
Tlio Matson liner Lurline, Captain
Wecdon. left tlio port of Knliului
for Sun Francisco Inst Thursday
morning with a nunibcr of passen
gers and a shipment of sugar and
Her passengers for San Francisco
from Kahului wore; Geo. May Held
and wife, F. A. Mayfield, wife and
two children, Miss Olive 15. Steele
and W. D. Lowell.
The Mayfiolds are en -route to
Eureka, California, where they will
open up a general mercantile busi
ness. Mr. Geo. Mayfield has been
employed by the Hawaiian Com
mercial it Sugar Co. at Puuncne
and was well liked by all who knew
him. ' His brother, Mr. F. A. May
field, was for the past two years
proprietor of the Maui Hotel, in
which capacity he made a host of
Miss Steele goes for a vacation to
her home -in California and will
itnakp Honolulu her future home.
She lias been for several years past
principal of .the Ilamakuapoko
' Mr. Y. D. Lowell pf I'aia goes
on a business trip to the "mainland
and expects to bo back shortly.
The Lurline's cargo consisted of:
9,(1 bags of sugar, 70 crates of
fresh Dineanples, 976 cases of cann
ed pineapples and 120 packages of J
She is expected in Kahului on
her return trip about the middle of
The Meat Holdup.
How dcos it .come that the meat
trust is raising the price of mutton
as well as heof? Most of tho mut
ton that is roally prime not to
say fit to oat is imported from
tho Colonies, and it is said that no
advance in cost there has been re
ported. Eyen in the matter of
beef tho holdup of ths consumer
should bo challenged A year or
two ago, or at the last meeting the
Cattle Breeders' Association dared
to hold for fear of making evidenco
that its members belonged to tho
trust, tho cattlemon complained'
bitterly about over-production of
heof stock. Havo they worked off
tho surplus or has drought killed it
off? There is grazing territory
enough in theso islands, with tho
adoption of modern methods in
cattle-raising to mako Hawaii one
of tho cheapest meat producing
countries in the world. It would
be so today if various combinations
had not crushed tho small man in
in tho business. Star.
THE FIRST NATIONAL
Chas. M. Cooke, President
D, H, Case, 2nd Vice-President
C, D. imfkin, Cashier
SEVENTH ANNUAL STATEVVENT
at the close of business, December 31, 1908
I,oaus and Discounts - $127,787.14
United States Honda , 16,500.00
Premium on U. S. bonds 300.00
Other Honda (quickly convert) 44,817.50
Cash and Due from Hanks 50,433.48
Hanking House, Furniture.etc 6,525.00
5 Redemption Pund 825,00
TERRITORY OP HAWAII. )
COUNTV.OP MAUI, f
I, C. D. I.ufkiu, Cashier of the above
above statement is true to the best of my
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of January, 1909.
JAS. N. K. KKOIvA, Notary I'ublic Sec. Jud. Circuit.
Sam Kauhane Buys Five
Thousand Head of Cattle.
Attorney Carl S. Smith, who re
turned from Kau district to Hilo
on Sunday, brought with him news
of a big transaction that will have
far-reaching effects. His visit to
Kau was on other business; but
while there he incidentally was able
to put through a most important
deal, affecting ihe control of the
meat supply from West Hawaii.
Colonel Sam Norris, owner of the
Kahului ranch, being well advanc
ed in yean- and desirous of reliev
ing himself of some of the arduous
work of managing the property,
was found willing to huso it. Sam
Kauhane was readv to take it over
and to purchase the livestock, and
in a very short time the deal was
effected and made as binding as
legal documents can make it.
The agreement is that Kauhane
leases tlio entire property for five
years, with exception of tho resi
dence, which Col. Norris reserves
for himself. Tho whole of the cat
tle on the estate, estimated to
number about 5000, are purchased
by Kauhane, who thtib at one
stroke of the pen becomes one of
the largest ranchers in the Terri
tory and obtains control of a most
the Kahului ranch extends to
some 150,000 acres, and on account
of its position is tho most valuable
on that side of the island. The
present prolonged drought has
hardly affected Kahului, whilo its
terrible results have been severely
felt all around. On some of the
neighboring ranches, quite 50 per
cent, of the cattle havo perisjicd of
thirst and starvation, whilo the
survivors are lean and compara
tively worthless; whereas, on Ka
hului, the her'ds are in splendid
condition and there has been prac
tically no mortality. The reason
for this is that there is a rainy bolt
running through tho estate, whilo
tho pasture in the forest lands is
always fresh and succulent, oven
in tho driest weather.
The financial particulars of tho
transaction aro not for publication;
but it is evident that tho deal is a
very adventurous one for Kauhane,
wffo in tho existing shortago of tho
meat supply, will be in a position
to largely control the local market
and will havo a practical monoply
of tho export trade from that re
gion, as other ranches will not be
able to export any cattle this year.
On this journey, Mr. Smith saw
thousands of wild goats, many of
which he could easily havo shot,
Theso animals aro killed by the
ranchers for their skins, and are
not used for human food; but, if
BANK OF WAILUKU
W. T. Robinson, jst Vice-President
It. A, Wndsworth, Director
A, Aalbcrg, Auditor
Surplus and Profits
Due to banks
. 24,783". 19
named bank, do solemnly swear that the
knowledge and belief.
C. D. I.Ul'ICIN'. Cashier.
to Speak Here
Will Discuss the College of
President .1. W. Gil more of the
College of Hawaii has written that
he will be m Wailuku on the 27th
day of January. lie is now at Ililo
and will arrive in Wailuku on tho
Arrangements" have been made for
him to deliver an address to the
public at the Alexander Hall, cor
ner of Market and Main streets,
Wailuku, on Thursday evening, Jan-
lary 2S, at 7: 30 o'clock.
The matter of agricultural train
ing in the public schools is oecunv-
ing the attention of Honolulu editors
at present, and it would be quite a
treat to the public to hear a man.
whose knowledge on the subject is
iidmitted by all, deliver an address
on the beginnings and prospects of
giving the youth of the land an edu-
ation on agricultural and mechan
Come and hear Mr. Gilmore talk
on the College of Hawaii, the oppor
tunity will be worth your while.
To Plant Pineapples
Mr. Antone Rorba of Wailuku,
who has the lease of a tract of gov
ernment land between Kahakuloa
valley and Waihee, is' hrcakimr
ground on six acres of hilly land,
formerly considered good only for
cattle pasture, with the intention of
setting it out to pineapples.
He will plant the six acres to
pineapples in order to give the mat
ter a trial. Those who are uoinc
into the new project are enthusiastic
over the prospects.
Plants have been secured from the
Haiku pineapple plantations for the
experiment. Those who aro in it
lave no doubts of their ability to
grow a crop of pines of commercial
value and intend to have the fruit
canned in the pineapple factory now
being promoted by Attorney J. M.
Vivas who, by the way, was also one
of the original promoters of the Kau-
pakalua winery, which has since de
veloped into a successful enterprise.
- More strength to the elbows of
those who are working for the estab-
ishment of a new industry.
Bids are Awarded
for Jail Supplies.
Mr. Jos. F. Welch of Wailuku has
made the following awards for fur
nishing tho jail with supplies to the
end of this year:
Wailuku Market, pork 20c. a lb.,
beef, first grado l(ic, second grade
1-le., and another grade at 12ic per
13. II. Rogers, poi, 2c. a pound.
Maui Dry Goods it Grocery Co.,
Salmon, first quality tlti.' second
quality 8115 a barrel.
Hawaiian rice, 81. oO a bag.
Sugar, raw. first duality SI.. 10.
second quality 8-1.25 a bag.
Coilce, green, lUc. a lb., ground.
10c. a lb.
Honolulu Saloon Pilot bread Skio.
Mission Soap, per box of 20 pes..
Coal oil, Star, $2,150 a case.
tho meat famino should becomo
more acute, the (lesh of tho vomit.
floats might provide a very fair
substituto for mutton. Hilo Tribune.
Aciive Operations Commence
Soon in Hilo.
Mr. Kluegel, the engineer charged
with the work of making a new
survey for the Ililo Railroad exten
sion1 to Ilamakua, is not letting the
grass grow under his feet, and he is
now in a position to push on the
survey with all dispatch. An effi
cient assistant for him arrived on
Sunday from Singapore, via Hono
lulu, in the person of Simmy Sis
sons, an old time engineer on this
island. Sissons had to do with the
engineering of the Ililo Railroad,
and he also took part, under Ilan
uxhurst, in the first survey that was
made of the extension to Ilamakua.
, His knowledge and experience of
the country should exactly fit him
for taking part in the new survey
now being made.
As soon as the survey is complet
ed, the company will be in a posi
tion to start active operations in
connection with the construction of
the line. The first big job to be
tackled is the throwing of a bridge
over the Wailuku stream from the
present terminus of the line. I5y
way of preliminary to this, it is
understood that very soon the large
building makai of the railroad sta
tion, formerly E.N. Holmes, Co. 's
store, will b pulled down. The
land on which it stands has been
acquired by the Railroad Company,
and is required for sidings. There
will be hundreds of tons of material
arriving for the bridge and other
works, and at iwesent there Is no
accomodation for more than the re
gular trallic. The treminus of the
railroad at the foot of Waianuenue
street will soon be a scene of busy
activity. Hilo Tribune.
Leaves on Vacation.
Makawao, Jan. 20, 11)09. Dur
ing tho loth, an afternoon tea was
given by Mrs. M. 13. Hair of Ilama
kuapoko in honor of Miss Olive
Steele and Miss Etl.na Lee. The
event was a farewell to Mijs Steele
and a welcome to Mis Lee Mis
Steole, who will depait for her
home in California by the next
Lurline, will return to the islands
after some months and reside per
manently in Honolulu. Miss Lee
recently came from Seattle to be
como principal of the Ilamakua
poko kindergarten which position
Miss Stoel has ably filled for sev
eral years past.
Most elaborate refreshments were
served at tho close of the following
musical program which contributed
much of the pleasure of tho thirty
fivo ladies present.
Vocal Solo Mrs. Nicoll
Piano Solo Miss Mattison
Mrs. Hair, Mrs. Nicoll and Miss
von Tompsky and
Miss Ireno Crook
, Mrs, Dora von Tempskv
Mm. Hair, Mrs. Nicoll and Miss
Vocal Solo Mrs. Foster
Vocal Solo Miss Mattison
Mrs. Hair, Mrs. Foster and Miss
IN SAN FRANCISCO.
Bridges and Houses are
are Flooded -Eight Inches of Rain
Fall in One Day.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sujiaj- )(i dog. tost 3.07 Reels 10s. 11-1.
SAN FRANCISCO, January 22. The storm continues unabated
Rrulges and houses have been washed awav. Levees are broken ami
farms Hooded. A cloudburst at Los Angeles killed one person. A gale
is sweeping the scacoast. The schooner Ensign is ashore at Naple
An oil barge grounded at Redondo. Eight inches of rain fell at Santa
Barbara during the day.
IIONOLU LU, January 22. Tho Mayor's veto has been overridden
by the Supervisors and tho matter will probably bo settled in Court.
WASHINGTON, January 22. Roosevelt considers the anti-Jap-anese
question developing in California of more importance than ap
pending measure before Congress. ' '
The President has sent to Congress reports of Ihe General Staff
recommendingan appropriation of 3,G33,000 for the fortification of
STOCKTON, January 22. The streets of this miv rn f,.. :..
SMYRNA, January 22. Six
WASHINGTON, January 22.
isiamis in uie river are submerged. Heavy damage is being
propriation of 975,000 for a lighthouse at Kaunakakai;
HONOLULU. Januarv 21 J
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head with a rille in 181)5 and in eonseonm.r-f, -na ii.on f; 'f ' ..
s 1U( iWlllll-Ull
years, lias recovered reason following an onerntimi
The stock market is strong. Olaa is quoted at 5 ami O R & L
nt 130. '
HONOLULU, January 20. The ereatest militnrv ilinlv ;., i,
history of Honolulu will lie made on
Twelve remaining lots at Kaiwiki now under ln.isn in Tlnl.-nim, .,.0
to bo opened to settlors.
SAN FRANCISCO. January 21. The severest rainstorm in seven
years, uccompanied by a terrific gale, broke over the ''city ' last '"night.'
cutting wire communication for several hours. Torrential" 'rains' are
reported in the North. Trains arc greatly delayed.
SACRAMENTO, January 21. The car service was suspended sev
eral hours on account of the rain storm
LOS ANGELES, January 21. A mass meeting last night voted to
recall Mayor Harper for misconduct in ollice. The ollico is alleged to
ho protecting vice.
SACRAMENTO, January 21. Tho Congressional Committee in
the Senate reported favorably on a hill for woma if suffrage. "
SACRAMENTO, January 20. The assembly has postponed consi
deration of Japaness legislation for one week. ' 1
CHICAGO, January 20. Twenty-three persons are dead in a
tunnel through the burning of a water crib. ,
MANILA, January 20.-The reported eruption at Lagunas was a
SAN FRANCISCO, January 20. The fourth furor in il... r. llm....
case has been sworn.
R EGG 10, January 20. Earthquake shocks continue
JEFFERSON CITY, January 20. Stono has been elected United
States Senator. " " "'1' '
HONOLULU, January 20. Klondyke Drown found his wife at
Bisbee, Arizona, with her child and is now en routo to Honolulu u-iil.
Jas. F. Morgan will retire from the auction businesss.
Tho law may bo invoked to compel doctors to renort mninnmna
SMYRNA, January 20
MANILA, January 20. An eruption of Lacunas Volcano bns
occurred. Great damauo was done
water poured down the mountainside.
ATHENS. Greece. Januarv 20.
GRANADA, January 20. An earthquake was'felt here today.
MESSINA, January 20, A destructive fire is in progress here.
WASHINGTON. .Tnmmi-v on l
-. n.n , V'o V, .-
UOVOrnor till Otte Of Callforni!i snvu
county than arrivo and that there is1
SACRAM15NTO, January 20. - Governor Gillette savs thero will
be no Japanese legislation but an nttemni will Un i,iwin iA f.... i.:n
SAN FRANCISCO. Januarv ''O
floods aro feared.
WASHINGTON. Januarv 2(V.TI
ing the salary of tho President to
Washed Away and Farms
J VMW HI
hundred houses were destroyed in
Delegate Kuhm l,n t,i n..
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people were killed by an earth-
but no loss1 nf lifr.
"Hi iiuunut uii 111 (i teller 10
tlmf mnm 1 n . 1
no excuse for legislative action.
-The storm lias renewed and
in i.iinlft Vt.ic ti'iccfiil I Im Kill
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20 Tho Governor has vetoed tho