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THE MAUI NEWS-
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1909
THE MAUI NEWS
uterod nt tlie l'ost Oiliee nt Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, as second-class mutter.
A Republican Paper Published in the Interest of the People
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Secretary Hays on
Ilunh Al. Coke,
ticlltor and manager
FEBRUARY 20. 190!)
stratcd tli:it tlircc hundred ngn
cultural hitih schools would 1! of
immense service in American edit
cation, Six hundred successful ex
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In writing of the new movement Irimiu .u.
I aitwirla iinvM RMfiwn flip Amerie.m
OI j yricu 1 1 H ru i r.uueiiwun, n?ii- . , . , .
tanners mill uouci ioi- miim ui
ant etary of Agriculture ;.vs consolidating, country-life cduca
says: tion can lie sucesifull y carried to
It scem.i perfectly clear that we nearly all farm youtli. The
must have for thin work the four numbers required are thirty thou-
I i t it
classes of schools aerieulturalcol- aano: consolidated rural pciioois,
George It is the custom to say a few words on tha anni-
Washington, versary dedicated to the memory of notable men
whose deeds and achievements are for the pood of mankind.
Among tho many whoso names are written on the walls of the
temple of fame is that of the noted son of Virginia above written.
It is a name to be proud of and a name all America and lovers of
liberty love to conjure with, the name of this simple Virginian
George Washington was born February 22nd, 17112. and a me mo-
nihln iliirii. wiu nml n momentous one for thoso United States.
Looking through the pages of history clear down into the age of
myths for an empire builder one looks in vain for tho equal of
Washington, for none surpass him Endowed with all the qualities
for the making of a greac man. he used the great opportunities,
the goddess of Fortune laid at his door, for the good of his country
When the colonies rose against the mother country it. was per
hans the rarest piece of good luck that from among many worthy
Americans Continental Congress selected Washington and plac
cd him in command of the armies of the embattled colonies.
With a poorly equipped army ho beseiged and compelled the
Tlritiali tn pvnr.nnt.p Hoston. At Lonsr Island he managed to save
his army from an over-whelming force of the enemy. He display
ed a rare combination of military talents in the long dark period
of tho war of revolution that followed. Washington's plan was to
preserve his ar-ny and to strike as the opportunity 1 offered as at
Trenton, Monmouth and later at Yorktown and be adhered to his
plans, against bitter adversity and the calumny of self seeking
pnomins who sniicrht to suuersede him in power. When at last the
opportunity offered, the Fabian policy was dropped and he hurled
his ragged Continentals like a thunderbolt on Lord Uornwains
Yorktown fell, Cornwallis surrendered and the independence of
the colonies, purchased with so much blood and suffering, became
an assured fact. His work accomplished with the praises of his
countrymen ringing in his ears he turned his eyes, not to a kingly
throne, but to his waiting wife and country home in Virginia.
TTo hnflo fn.rawp.ll to his companions in arms saving as he took
each by the hand : "I now take leave of you, most devoutly wish
ing that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your
former ones have been glorious and honorable." He surrendered
his commission to Congress and read a farewell address, reflecting
tho purity and nobility of the man and retired to private life and
to his wife and estate at Mt. Vernon, Virginia, but the call of duty
again found him presiding over the Convention which framed the
Constitution of the new member of the family of nations.
For a President of tho new republic the colonials turned as one
mnn to him n,s tho one most fitted for that high office. After two
terms he again laid down the badge of authority which his coun
try men had bestowed on him, as easily as one would tako off a hat
to retire once more to the privacy of his estates at Mc. Vernon
TWnmhnr 14 17!f!i. fieore-e Washington paid the debt we must all
pay to Nature and was buried at Mt. Vernon.
The examplo set by Washington has become an accepted princi
pie in the practices of the public men of our country, and as Ion
as they are adhered to the nation shall remain a democracy.
When the colonies separated from the mother country it was
weak confederation of thirteen states and had a population
2,500,000, today it has, grown to be one of the foremost nations on
f lia f:irp nf t.ViA oarth with a population near unto one hundre
If one Bhould contemplate the marvellous growth and wonderful
prosperity of the modern giant among nations and ask who among
its most worthy sons was the master mind and master builder
wViinii hrmio-lit, forth so great a marvel, the answer would
' George Washington, ''first in war, first in peace and first in the
hearts of his countrymen,'' and who in turn after all things have
been said was only a plain Virginian gentleman.
leires. amieultural high schools
and consolidated rural schools,
ith normal schools to aid in lit-
tinu teachers. A bill introduced in
Congress, known as the Davis In-
dustrial Education Dill, and also
the Nelson Act, passed two years
ago, if the former be also enacted
into law, will provide these four
chis-ses of schools in sulhcient
numbers. Below the fifty agricuh
three hundred agricultural high
schools, fifty agricultural colleges!
one hundred and fifty or two hun
dred normal schools equipped to
teach agricultural, and some' tens
of millions of dollars to care for
the increased cost.
(Continued from page l.)
Communication No. 3!) of V. E.
Snffrey in re expense incurred by
tural colleges the Davis Hill would the Deputy Sherin. I.aliainn, was
provide three hundred agricultural read and action on the same was
high schools, or one audi school for deferred.
each district of ten of the three Communication No. 40 of W. E.
thousand agricultural Counties. It Saffrey, Sheriff in re establishment
would provide aim for agricultural, of office of interpreters was read
tiuudiniiin m is nnrl lintiin eennomics and action on the same was de-
in the normal schools. It would ferred
not forget the city youth, and Communication No 41 of Jas. L
would provide secondary schools of Coke, County Attorney, in re office
mechanic arts and hoihe economics of Mack and hanitiiry Inspector
fr.r those who live inc.itv eommu-ctc. was read and action on the
the County Act was read and action
on the same was deferred.
Communication No. i'J of Frank
A. St. Sure applying for the posi
tion of Sanitary Inspector Wailuku
was read and action on the same
Reports No. 3 of the Auditor for
the biennial period, No. 4 ditto for
the month of January, No. 5 of
tho Treasurer for the month of
January, No. f of the Treasurer
for tho biennial period, were sub
mitted and the same were ordered
placed on file.
Auditor's report for Jan., 190'J.
More Snow on
Haleakala last Week.
Warrants drawn 11,071.25
Cash Dalancc 20,081.88
nities. At each agricultural high
school it would provide tor a
branch experiment atation.
Its greatest work, however,
same was deferred.
Communication No. 42 of las
L. Coke. County Attorney in re
road matter Molokai was read and
tvniihl hit tn nrovide teachers for the same was ordered placed on
thirty thousand consolidated rural file.
schools in county districts, for
trade schools in all urban districts
and for instruction in home-niak-
imz in all secondary and lower
schools. The Davis Bill, the Nel
son Act, and earlier ucts for agri
cultural and mechanical colleges,
would soon provide fifteen million
dollars for -education in the indus
trial vocations, and Mate ap
propriations would double this
amount, this sum would give
facilities for approximately twenty
five thousand in agricultural high
schools, and would make a good
start toward providing' for half a
million or more in technical
courses in sonsoiiuatca rural
Communication No. 43 of Jas. L.
Coke, Comity Attorney, in re
amendments to Ordinance No. 7
was read nnd action on the same
Communication No. 44 of W. F.
l'ogue in re oath of office of Knpa-
wai was read and the same was
ordered placed on file.
Communication No. 45 of Jas.
L. Coke, County Attorney in re
resolution incurring expenses was
read and action on the same was
Communication No. 46 of Jas.
L. Coke. County Attorney, enclos
ing resolution in re lining oi
claims was read and the same was
Improvements The people of the town of Lahaina want a decent
for Lahaina. school house, as the old one is overcrowded, and if
we tiro not mistaken some of the classes are housed under an open lanai.
The grounds occupied by the Lahaina public school is the identical
spot where King Kamehamcha III proclaimed the first Constitution and
for which an appropriation was secured from the last legislature fur the
erection of a memorial tablet. A $25,000 concrete school building would
l,e a suitable memorial to mark the historic spot, and the jH-ople of La
haina would perhaps le better pleased and satisfied with that improve
ment than a memorial stone only.
For the sake of old associations some of the leading residents of the
town of Lahaina would much prefer to have the present Courthouse
building renovated at an expense of say 5,000, as there is sullicient
room in the same for the government offices, rather than to have it torn
down for a new building entirely.
rchools. In a similar manner, it ordered placed on nie
would provide vocational training Communication No. 47 of S. Ke
of collegiate, secondary and pri- liinoi, Captain Co. L, First In-
mary grades for persons in city fantry N. tr. U . requesting per-
communities, in otner words, it miesion ior sen ami i.i. jviueiKiiu
would carry modern scientific edu- to attend encampment tit Honolulu
ntinn tn th iwm.lp ivlm will work waB read. In this connection the
in the manual vocations of farm- County Clerk asked for permission
nmiiiif.-iptiirinn nml home- for himself. Asst. Clerk Rose, De-
mnbin.r putv Shentt U. uroweii, uieiK
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In so far as agricultural educa- Uimmings, lush and l'ood In
tion is concerned, the main pro- spector John Dose, and all emplo
blem is in the rural school. We yees of the County, on road work
have now two hundred and fifty to belonging to the companies. Mr.
three hundred thousand little rural Lyons moved that the following be
schools. If we consolidate two permitted to attend the encamp
hundred thousand of these into ment at Honolulu: S. Keliinoi,
thirty thousand consolidated rural Road Clerk; W. K. Kaluakini, Ll
schools, each provided with a Police Lahaina; County Clerk
teacher of agriculture and a teacher Kaae, Asst. Clerk Hose, Deputy
c oi tie -i ii ni . n ?
of home economics, our farm popu- erin rowe... vter ummings,
I I notMiiitAK II nan nnrl nil ami I rv ima
. , . I IIIOULVKVI lIUOVi I til UU Vlli IHJ vo
biii.ui n I - tiit rt nn nviuirt im- I ' - .
mi.uu wv. u .... o the (jounty on road work belong
ctitional basis. inr to the companies. Seconded
Our New Judge Selden B. Kingsbury comes to live in
Circuit Judge. Wailuku. and to assume the duties of Circuit
Judge for the Second Judicial District otherwise known as the
County of Maui. It. is a mere superfluity to say that be will per
form his duties justly, fearlessly and mercifully, for such are ex
pected of judges.
Among Hawaiians it is tho custom to put confidence in those
placed high In authority over them. Tbey look up to the man in
authority as the representative of government and have faith that
the workings of the wheels and checks and balances of justice are
, in safe hands, and that whoever is brought before the court will
get nothing more or less than what the laws have prescribed for
There is work beforeHhe new judge, but we have faith that the
community will profit more by tne example he may set before them
than it would from judicial decisions he may render in causes
brought before him, which must necessarily be in accordance with
the harsh rules laid down in the law, in fact tho community would
do better with less litigation and law and more fatherly advice and
sympathy for the erriug. '
ing to the companies
about thirty-five by Mr. Haia and carried.
Communication No. 48 of Jas.
L. Coke County Attorney trans
mitting opinion on section 18 of
million youth and fifty-five million
workers and home-itakers. By
adding one cent a day to the effici
ency of our worker we would have
an increase income of wealth and
home comforts of two hundred mil
lion dollars annually. By add
ing five cents a day we would
have annually a billion more of
effective wealth." We could well
afford to spend one-fifth of either
of these sums to secure the larger
sum. The expenditure of forty
millions would give a profit of one
hundred and sixty millions; the
expenditure of two hundred mil
lions would give a -profit of eight
hundred millions. These figures
look ridiculously large. They are
neitiier large nor small as compar
ed with the size of the problem
Jlieworld s greatest waste is in
labor, the cause is inefficiency, the
largest remedy is in general adop
tion of school schemes which have
already proven practicable.
Our State ogricultural colleges
have learned how to produce eflici
ent teachers, the experimenters and
edi ors along countrv-life lines.
Thirty or forty secondary agricul
tural school have fully demon
Iveport No. 7 "f (ieo. Groves,
Road Overseer, Makawao was read
and action on the samewasdeferred.
Report No. 8 of Jas. L. Coke,
County Attorney for the month
was read and action on the same
Report No. 9 of Frank ..Sonnner
feld Road Overseer, Wailuku, was
read and ncli.ili on the same was
Report No. 10 f W. E. Saffrey,
Sheriff, for the month was read and
action on the same was deferred.
Report No. 11 of W. F. Poguc,
Committee on Uoails mid Bridges
was read, lie reported lor ailu
ku Available funds $15,225.00.
1 UoiKl Overseer, 1 Light keeper,
22 cantoniers, with mules and carts
for repairing roads, 2 watering
wagons, repairs to bridges and
culverts, $500.00 a mouth. $1,400.
00 a month for nmcmlammng, oil
ing and otherwise improving roads.
We are spending $5)0.00 a month
for wettingdown Kahului-Wailukii
road, and this should be stopped
and the road oiled.
Macadamizing of the streets of
Wailuku town could be cotnple'ed
with one month's more work,
recommends the Road Overseer
proceed with macadamizing th
streets of Wailuku town.
Makawao district has the bept
cared for roads in the County
There are 217 miles of roads in the
The estimated available funds
for the district roads ore $11,435
00. In charge of the road work
are 1 Road Overseer, 4 foremen
21 Cantoniers. A gang of six men
including stablemen for working
plows and graders. An Assistant
County Engineer and four helpers
$2,250, available for road im
provemeuts to June 30.
Lahaina District. In Lahaint!
itself are (30 miles of roads with 28
miles on Lanai, making 88 mile
of roads in the district.
The next available road funds are
estimated at $0,415.00 of which say
8600.00 be set aside for the Lanai
portion leaving $5,815.00 for I
haina roads. In charge of the
road work tire a Road Overseer, 15
cantoniers, including one stable
man, one light keeper, one sprink
ling wagon driver, one luna' and
eight laborers, incidentals etc.. for
team feed etc. $1,100.00. leaving a
balance of say $300 00 for oiling
roads etc. ,
Continued next issue.
There was a heavy fall of snow on
Haleakala Friday night last week.
On Saturday morning the whole
summit from Kanahau on the south
west edge to Cragleii altout five ihiles
in length lay under a white mantle.
Apparently the heovist fall was
round White Hill (Pa-o-Kaoao) and
Bed Hill (Kolekole). At this writ
ing, Feb. lilih, snow is still lying in
the hollow between the two highest
points of the summit. Saturday
last a party of ladies and gentlemen
from I'aia climbed up the mountain
to enjoy the novelty and the bracing
effects of the frigid atmosphere. The
smoke from their camp fire could be
seen Sunday morning at the lower
dge of the snow fields Im Iow the
twin peaks named above.
n hour and a half ride by auto
mobile could have carried any ad
venturous sightseer from Wailuku to
Olin la anil a little beyond within
easv reach of the snow fields.
AI.OI1A LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
.Regular meetings will lc held nt the
Knights of Pythias Hall, Wniluku, on tlie
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting niemlK.-rs are cordially in
vited to nttend.
VM. Al'LT, C. C.
JOHN J. WAI.SII. K. OF R. & S.
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Aluli Block, Market Street
Luti-Bt Moving Picture SuccetiHes
Admission: Adults, 25c, Children, 10c
TWO CHANGES A WEEK.
Hawaiian Iron fence and
Monument Works, Ltd
Honolulu T. H.
IRON FENCE CHEAPER THAN WOOD
We Sell Iron Fence
Whose Fence received tho Richest I
Award, "Ciold Medal," World's
air, bt. Jxmis, iwi. 1
Tho most economical feme yon can
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fence. Wliy not replace your old one
now, with u ucL, nt tractive IfcON t'E-M'K,
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Over 100 dt'rtlt! tn ' lion l-'eMec, iros liowtr i
Iim, Nctte.'A etiv, m ii lu oitrcHialoHUva.
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WAILUKU PA1A DIVISION
KAHULUI PUUNBNE DIVISION.
STATIONS t M- p M STATIONS M"
Pas Pit . Pa 8. on)v Pas. Pas
Kahului Leave 7.00 ' 2.00 P. M. Kahului Leave 6.20 1.20
Wailuku Arrive . 7.12 2.12 Puunene Arrive 6.35 1.35
Wailuku Leave 7.20 2.20 4.15 Puunene Leave 6.40 1.40
Kahului Arrive 7.35' 2.35 4.30 Kahului Arrive 6.55 1.55
Kahulur Leave 7.40 9.40 2.40 4.35 5.10 Kahului Leave 8.10 i.l0
Sp'ville Arrive 7.52 J.55 2.52 4.47 5.22 Puunene Arrive 8.25 3.25
Sp'vil'.e' Leave 7.55 10.15 2.55 4 50 5.25 Puunene Leave 8.30 ,3H
Paia Arrive 8.10 10.35 3.10 5.00 5.40 Kahului Arrive 8.45 3.5.
Paia Leave 8.20 10.50 3.20 5.05 5.45 Kahului Leave 9.45 ' '
Sp'ville Arrive 8.35 3.35 Puunene Arrive 10.00 'v
Sp'ville Leave 8.40 3.40 Puunene Leave 10.30 . I
Kahului Arrive 8.52 11.30 3.52 5.30 c.or, Kahului Arrive 10.45 !
Kahului Leave 8.55 1.00 3.55
Wailuku Arrive 9.10 1.30 4.10
Wailuku Leave 9.20 2.00 4.15
Kahului Arrive 9.35 2.30 4.30
Kahului Railroad Company
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