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VOLUME XV WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. JANUARY 30, 1909 " " VttW '
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Jike Fisher's Aggregation
The coming of Mike Fisher's ag
gregation of baseball stars to Hono
lulu has started the talk of baseball
during the coming season. Al
ready fans are picking up a team
to take the cup away from the Ka
hului team, its present holders.
It is said there is very little chance
of a Waikapu .team entering as there
is not enough material, but there is
no doubt that Wailuku could put up
two good teams, which would give
the Kahuluis a hard rub, if not win
There are many who are dissatis
' lied" with the idea of importing play
ers from Ilpnolulu as that can only
btiPdonc by the team or teams with
enough financial backing to stand
the expense of transportation and
keep of imported men.
There are others who go further
and say that the donor of the Ray
mond Ranch cup intended that the
same should be competed for by
Maui players, but there was nothing
stipulated to that effect in his letter
presenting the cup. In fact, other
than stating that it should become
the property of the team winning it
two successive seasons, he left the
fixing of schedules, ground, rules,
and all other matters to the Maui
The grounds at present are in bad
condition but at a small expense
could be laid out to the satisfaction
of fans and players. The grand stand
is in need of repairs and should bo
attended to before the league opens.
The land is the property of the
Wailuku Sugar Co. find is used by
the league until such time as the
plantation may want to use the
same. An attempt has been made
to lease the grounds but it did not
prove successful. Should the league
obtain a lease of 'the land a high
board fence w6uld' bo built around
it and the grand staiid removed to a
better location . The grounds would
also bo graded and kept in a better
The people who now take advan
tage of the lack of a fence, to gain
free admission, would have to pay
to see a game and then the associa
tion could better meet its expenses.
It is possible the plantation would
exchange with the government and
Wailuku will then have a public
play ground, where the cliildrcn
could have recreation, as well as the
Something should be done to keep
the children from using our streets
as play grounds. They must play,
so why not give them a play-ground?
Carpenters have begun repairing
Maui Hotel building,
THE FIRST NATIONAL
Chas. M. Cooke, President
p. H. Case, 2nd Vice-President
C p, Tuflcii, Cnsliitr
SEVENTH ANNUAL STATEMENT
at the close of business, December 31, 190S
Ioans and Discounts - $127,787.14
United States Uonds 16,500.00
Premium on U, S. Iionds 300.00
Qtlier Houds (quickly convert) 44,817.50
Cash and Due from Hanks 50,433-48
Hanking House, I'urniture.ctc 6,525.00
Redemption Pund , 825.00
TERRITORY OP HAWAII.
COUNTY 01' MAUI,
I, C. D. I.ufkin, Cashier of the above nam.l I .nk, do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
C. D. KUPKIN, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworu to before me this 4th day of January, 1909.
JAS. N. K. KEOLA, Notary Public Sec. Jud. Circuit.
President Gil more Talks To
The People of Wailuku.
liuitc a large and intelligent au
dience listened to the address of
Professor J. W. Gimore, President
of the College of Hawaii at the
Alexander Hall lliursday evening
In his address Mr. Gilniore stated
tliat tlio Uollege ot Hawaii was
founded specially for the benefit of
the people, of Hawaii, and it is but
natural that the people should
watch its growth and watch to see
it go in the straight path.
I lie college was lotuided ty vir
tUre of the Act of Congress of the
year 1S62 wherein provision ttas
made for the establishment of agri
cultural colleges. As far back as
1790'Prcsident Washington referred
in his inaugurial address to the
need of such colleges and recom
mended the founding of a university
at Washington which has never
Later agricultural societies took
it up in connection with the intro
duction of valuable plants and use
ful animals, practically all of our
domestic animals and cultivated
plants were introduced from abroad.
I he exceptions being the turkey,
and the corn, pumpkins and timo
In 18-10 the state of New York-
appropriated $-10,000 of an agricul
tural school, but it was badly mis
managed. In 1810 a chair for
chemistry and agriculture was cstab
nsiieci in Harvard college, and a
chair for manufactories in Yale. In
1850 the state of Michigan estab
lished an agricultural college, the
state of Maryland in 1859 and other
states followed. In 1859 Senator
Morril advocated giving Federal aid
for the establishment of agricultural
colleges, but not until '18(51 was his
attempt rewarded with the passage
of a measure which was signed by
A Lincoln and because law in 1SG2.
it was a lime wnen tne nation was
plunged in a great civil war and yet
the Congressmen Saw that when the
war would be over the Country
needed just such an institution to
start the people on the right course.
In this measure it was provided that
a grant of 30000 acres of land be
given for the establishment of an
agricultural college for each con
gressional district, and the state of
New York received a grant of 990,
000 acres under this act.
Later this method of assisting
with land grants were found inad
quate and in 1S90, an appropriation
of 25,000 a year from the Federal
government was made for each col
lege, and in 1897 this was 'changed
by granting an additional 85,000 a
year for several years, until the an-
BANK OF WAILUKU
V. T. Robinson, ist Vice-President
R, A, Wadswortli, Director
A. Aalberg, Auditor
Capital Stock $ 35,000,00
Surplus and Profits 24783.19
Due to banks
4 W va w .
Rev. Scudder Preaches to
Mr. Ilawlston, manager of the
wireless telegraph station, dclivero
a lecture on Monday evening in the
schoolhouse before the Literary
Society 011 the construction of" the
telephone. lie will lecture next
Monday evening on wireless tele
Our popular postmaster, Arthur
waai, received ten hoxes of cigars
from his - Chinese friends during
their Konohi or New Year
For three days last week the
Chinese closed their places of busi
ness and gave themselves up to en
joying good tilings. They ate,
drank, made presents, and tried to
make everybody happy. While all
this enjoyment was going on there
was not a Chinaman to be found in
toxicated nor a loud word to be
heard ailywhcre. Tljey are to say
the least honest and respectable.
Mrs. Dinegar, wife of Dr. Dine-
gar of Wailuku, visited the Lahai
na school last week. A few years
igo she was one of the brightest
pupils of this school.
Dr. and Mrs. Scudder of Central
Union church arrived in Lahaina at
six o'clock on Tuesday evening and
took dinner with Mr. and Mrs.
Burnham. At 7:30! the doctor
preached in Halealoha hall to a
goodsized congregation. The night
was spent with Mr. and Mrs. Mac-
Donald, of Lahainaluna. In the
morning they visited the school and
Dr. Scudder addressed alwut one
hundred students. They then visit
ed the kindergarten school, the La
haina school and got over to Wai
luku in time to take luncheon with
Mr. and Mrs. Dodge.
Since Tuesday evening Dr. Scud
der has preached three times and
delivered four addresses. With Mrs.
Scudder he has visited the semi
nary, Mr. and Mrs. Turner of Pain,
Mr. and Mrs. Waltrip of Kahului,
and they are now with Mr. and
Mrs. Dodge. To-morrow the doctor
will preach in the Foreign Church.
nual subsidy reached 850,000 a year
which is the course followed at pre
Agricultural colleges such as the
college of Hawaii are established for
the teaching of subjects relating to
agricultural and mechanic arts. In
cluded in its curriculum are studies
for the promotion of liberal educa
tion, scientific and" classical sub
jects, the main idea being to impart
a liberal education and not only a
smattering of book learning.
The college affords the opportuni
ty for children of the industrial
classes to get- an education which
would open to them a way to the
higher activities of life.
At present there are oyer ninety
students attending the Collego of
Hawaii, flvo taking the regular
course and over eighty taking spe
cial courses or studying special sub
The course is divided, into the
agricultural in its various branches
including chemistry, engineering,
including civil and electrical engin
eering, household economics, home
architecture and decoration.
In ideals the college stands for im
parting to men and women educa
tional training for practical purioscs.
Ithas been the custom to educate by
giving students a course in the class
ics, and we find people now who
Coutinued on Page 6.
For Practicing Medicine
Without a License.
Mr. Akobayashi, the Japanese
pharmacist, was beforo dibtiict ma
gistrate W. A. McKay Thursday
this week to answer to the charge
of practicing medecine without a
license. The prosecution was con
ducted by deputy county attorney
JMios Vincent and the interests of
tho defendant were looked after by
Messers D. II. Case and W. F.
It was shown by the testimony
of witnesses for the prosecution that
the accused did make some ex
amination of the complaining wit
ness, a Japanese woman at the re
quest of complainant's husband,
and that the defendant after an
examination such as a nhvsici.
would make stated that the trouble
was beriberi and advised com
plainant's husband to call a phy
sician, not in any wise prescrib
ing remedies to bo taken or medi
cal treatment for the patient.
On this showing and without de
fendant putting on any witness on
his behalf, the case was dismissed.
Hut it appeared the luckless
Akobayashi had on a previous oc
casion pleaded guilty to a similar
charge, sentence for which had
been suspended, and the deputy
couiily attorney brought in u mo
tion to have the court pass sentence
on him for the said mevious of
fence. 1 be judge acceded to this
and sentenced Mr. Akobayashi to
pay a fine of $250 00 for his former
It was a case of jumping out ot
the frying pan into the (ire so far,
and the luckless defendant noted an
appeal to Circuit Court.
687 in Two Years.
Statistics, compiled for the re
cords of the Territory of Hawaii by
Chief Clerk Lloyd Colliding, show
that there were (iS7 fewer Hawaii
ans registered for voting in 190S
than in li)0(i. This is accounted
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ior iy me great mortality among
the natives and the rapid decrease
of the race in the last few years.
There were but 8fl3S Hawaiians re
gistered for voting in 190$, as
against 9!K5 two years ago. As a
rule, all Hawaiians register.
Six Japanese qualified and re
gistered to vote in the Territory of
Hawaii in 190S, which is a gain of
just that number, for there were
none in 1900. The Chinese voting
population shows a marked increase,
there- being 271 former Sons' of tho
Flowery Kingdom registered, a gain
of 51 in two years. Portuguese
converted citizens of the United
States to the number of 1231 re
gistered for voting in 190S, this be
ing a gain of 291 over the number
The American increase of voting
poulation was not material, 37 more
registering in 190S ' than in 1900.
In all, there were 1711 American
names on tho registration books.
Three hundred and twenty-two
Germans registered during the past
year, a gain of 21, and 5G0 British
ers, the latter being an increase of
three since 1900. Tho total re
gistration for 190S was 13,171,
which is a loss of 278 in two years.
In 18S7 there were l-l,.r)9S voters
registered in Hawaii, which is con
siderably over the registration of
tho past year, and in 1901 there
ORGANIC ACT APPROVED
Chamber of Commerce Ratifies Ideas of Governor
Frear-Demand for Hawaiian Pine
apples must Quadruple,
(SPECIAL TO THn MAUI NEWS. I
Nilgai- nr. deg. test 3.G7 Beets 10s. d.
HONOLULU, January 29.-Govcrnor Frcar's proposed amend
monts to the Organic Act were ratified by the Chamber of Commerce.
An attempt is being madd to strengthen the National Guard. It
is proposed to tax all gun owners and use the funds for the militia.
xi. Jwcneriey is to have a further hearing today.
Jas Dole says that the demand for Hawaiian pineapples must be
.idrupled before the industry will be a success. Only thirty-seven
r cent of last season's pack has been disposed of.
, N,E.);' K nuy 29.-The steamer Florida has been attach
d and libelled by the White Star Co. for 2,000,000 damages.
M1'J'' f 0ttor Kopablic of the White Star Co. has been1 libelled for
1Z4 (Mill 1V Hin n, .1. ..
1224,000 by the owners of the steamer Florida.
WASHINGTON, January 29.-Ncarly 1500 Japanese less enter,
ed the United States than the year preceding the mutual agreement
between Japan and the United, States.
The bill to repay Hawaii for lighthouse services passed the House
and was favorably reported to the Senate.
r . , SACRAMENTO, Jannary 29.-The woman suffrage bill wasde-
v-.vv.. , o nice iracK um will carry.
HAVANA, January 29
HONOLULU. January 2S.-Tho muddle of the Board of Sui
visors continues in density. More payrolls arc passed up and
Mayor continues to put motions which' the Roard ignores.
u line rawtord has been appointed mnssnmw t
- Dr. Atcherley was released by Judge liobinson. He was rearrest
ed and sent to the Asylum. The Com.ey Attorney showed there is no
appeal in insane cases. ' '
WASHING ION, January 28.-The President has appointed' a
commission to investigate the needs of the navy. This is an unex
pected surprise in view of the announced policy of Secretary Newberry
on a plan of reorganization of the erviee.
HAVANA, January 28.-The wreck of the Maine is decorated
with arlands in honor of the inauguration of Cuban government to
day. LONDON, January 28. It is reported tho infant Emperor of
China is suffering from confluent small' pox.
HONOLULU, January 27. The auditor is preparing warrants for
Buckland or Crabbe will get the census job.
Dr. Atcherley has been declared insane.
SACK AM UNTO, January 27. A resolution has been introduced
in the Senate asking for the recall by the Japanese Govornmeui'of- its
consular representative on account of the alleged interference of that
odieial in matters of state legislation. Bills involving legislation
affecting Japanese have been postponed one week.
All legislation directed against Japanese will be made a general
measure covering all aliens and prohibiting them from' holding land,
thus corresponding to the Japanese law on the same subject. . This' is
.with a view of meeting tho desires of President Roosevelt.
WASHINGTON, January 27. The House of Representatives has
ordered expunged from the Congressional Record WiileVt's 'fieiee at
tack on Roosevelt.
Tho bill for the settlement of the Bro'wnsvillo affair has been ap
proved by Roosevelt and Senator Foraker.
PARIS, January 27. Coquelin,
HONOLULU, January 2. It is possible that Circuit-Judges will
do the land court's business after the meeting of the Legislature.
MUSSINA. January 27. A fall of snow lias-increased thor suffer
ing of this citv.
MARE ISLAND, January 27. All departments' of tho navy yard
have been consolidated under tho junsdiction'bf the ''Bureau of ' Con
struction and Repairs.
NEW YORK, January 27. Patrick Kieman. formorlv nresident
of tho Fidelity Funding Co., has bejn
NICE, January 27.--Tho American battleship fleet will reassemble
on Saturuay and start on the homeward jou'rnoy.
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., January
ed as a result of local option.
WASIIINGTON, January 27. Gonipers, Mitchell and'Morrison
have been ordered to pay costs amounting to '.$1500.
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