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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, MARCH 0, 1 909
THE VYUI NEWS
It will lio observed that Loll (ft
proposed lull win parucuinriy
ntereil nt the Post Office at Wuiluklt, M ini, Hawaii,
affect tin- thousands of
ipanese laborers on
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lonsand Japanese plantation la
borer? an unmarried
Log. Angeles, March 1. "Lucky'
Baldwin died here today at the
nun of 81. It is estimated that
Nunicrou.i Representatives Imvc , f,,rtunc amounts to twenty-live
heen, interviewed in the matter and I niillionn of dollars.
Iluh m. Coke,
Editor nnd Mnnnger
"MARCH (i. 1!I0D
An Important One of tho most important measures now before
Measure. the Legislature is tho bill introduced by Repre
sentative E. H. Carloy for the relief of the drouth stricken district
of Kula. Kula is the district of independent homes. A district
where many residents own their own lands and till the same and
in former years succeeded in making a comfortable living for them
selves and their families. Here is the nucleus of a large number
of independent homes occupied by families whose interests in the
community are tixe1. and permanent. Hero were conditions that
are held up by the press as ideal. The politicians have advocated
the assistance iy the government of various com tn unities in the
hope of bringing about such conditions and even the ministers look
to this class for better citizenship.
In the course of time it is found that, there is not sullicient, water
for the people In that community. The Republican party of the
whole county goes on record as favoring tho building of a pipe line
for the relief of the community. The Supervisors of the County
appropriated sufficient funds for tho purpose of having the line
surveyed and the matter was then presented to the Legislature. If
there is any apathyshown on the part of any member trom the
County of Maui after the needs of the residents of that stricken
district have been thoroughly explained such a member from either
branch need never attempt to run for office again in the Oounly.
The editor .of this paper was on official business in kula a year
ago this month. He knows that at that time the people refused to
sell a bucket of water there for fifty cents per gallon for the horses
that were used in making the trip to that stricken dist rict. As time
went on conditions became worse and hundreds of people w-
compelled to leave the district and their "homes and seek employ-
ment on the plantations.
If there is any sincerity in the cry for small farmers then let
every advocate of the principle be consistent and lend a hand to
help this measure through.
If it costs a hundred thousand dollars nppripriate that sum.
that isnt enough then appropriate more.
We need m'ore sincerity in vogue and loss hypocricy. Let
have that pipe line no matter what it may cost.
they express approval of the pro
It is entertaining to note that
the man who suggested the idea of
such a bill to Representative Long
is also ii bachelor (he a'so has
hoies) and he is none other than
Manager Detor of the Union drill,
just such a measure ileum proposeu ,)(H,n onu o ,,
is a gord law in (5 recce.
Would Change the A bill has been introduced in the legislature
Liauor Laws. that in effect would "make the liquor traffic
of the territory a wide open proposition.
Under its provisions any one could conduct a saloon any place
for a period of a year without danger of being molested. It
. simply a scheme to make the traffic a wide open one and should be
opposed by all decent citizens.
The present liquor law gives to the commissioners discressiouary
power and by this means any one who is not, thought to be a per
son of good character or one who will not conduct an orderly place
' of business is refused a license. It is possible that this discres
sionary power may be abused in which case the governor should
be appeled to and he under his oath of office should remove the of
fending commissioners and appoint men of hrm but broad view
on the liquor question
Kn nilversfi criticisms of the board of commissioners of this
county' has come to our knowledge and we believe that a great im
iority of the better element, here upholds the present liquor law
The Wailuku District Improvement Association and the Lahaina
District Improvement Association has each gone on record as op
posing any change in the present liquor laws.
We would strongly advise making no change in the liquor laws
The laws as they now stand are good. The men here who admin
later the laws are perfectly satisfactory. There are no criminal
liquor dealers in the county nor do we want any of such a elass
Death . lucky Baldwin
the millionaire Sport.
No man has been better known
to the racing game throughout the
length and .breadth of the country
than E. J. (Lucky) Baldwin.
More than NO years of age, the
man who has bred many famous
horses, and the originator of the
Santa Anita track near Los An-
ii . . i i ' . i .i . .
ml lie gol me uiea in uie icccm pu i,nH u,.,i , . racinp- came
port in a Creek newspaper of I practioally all of his life, and has
i .11 l . . I . c
ami r.otaoie cnuractcrs oi me luri.
Baldwin was horn on a farm six
miles outside of Hamilton, Illinois,
where his father's interests were
such that the young Baldwin had
plenty of opportunity to indulge in
his taste for tine horses. Finally
the Hahlwin family moved into
Indiana. In Uacine, Wisconsin,
which was the next home of Bald
win, he was en mined in the mer
chandise business, but in 1S")3 it
was that he landed in San Fran-
The Improvement Association Cisco.
liehl its monthly meeting Thursday His first start, with what money
veiling with a good number of re- he had saved up, was in the hotel
preseiitatives present. business. After two weeks lie. sokl
President J. X. K. Keola 'presid- out for $5000 and then engaged in
IasWell Attended Meeting
(I and Secretary I). II. Case record
(1 the acts of the association.
After the reading of the minutes
md their annroval J. J. Walsh, S;
Decker, Alfred Marteusen, and Di
Duty County Attorney Enos Vincent
were elected to membership.
Mr. Case rciortel that the exe
at sons of enterprises. With more
money came his desire to embark
in the racing game, and Baldwin
soon had a stable that was noted
over the United States.
It was after watching races in
Saratoga that he linallv deemed to
have a strong stable. ' lie bought
To Abolish Elective
Honolulu, March 2. It lias been
intimated that one of the bills to
he introduced into tho House this
week will he one to do away with
the election of deputy sheriffs,
making them appointees of the
Sheriff of each county. It is con
tended that as long as the deputy
sheriffs are to bo subordinate to
and responsible to tho Sheriff they
should be nominated by him and
so appointed that he may remove
them for cause without having to
secure an impeachment before the
Board of Supervisors.
If this bill passes it will mean
the throwing out of the present bill
to create confusion in police affairs
by giving the deputy sheriffs the
right to appoint the police officers
serving under them, the men to be
approved of by the Sheriff, or, if
his approval is withheld, by the
Board of Supervisors. This bill
would extend petty politics still
further into the police forces of the
counties and under such conditions
is prevail at present in Oaim v:uld
thoroughly disorganize the country
The tendency of the present
Legislature seems to he to give the
Sheriffs more extended powers and
limit the powers of the deputies.
Under the bills introduced into the
House yesterday, the Sheriffs are
made wardens of the county jails
and placed in charge of all convict
ed persons not committed to the
Aluli Blnclv. Market Street
LoU-Ht Movlnfi Picture NticcesHcf
Admission: Adults, z.sc, Children, me
two cii.4m;i:s a vvu.k.
utive committee had met twice an auction pool on a horse named
ince the regular meeting of the as- Grinstead and when Grinstead
sociation. At the first meeting the won Baldwin bought him, and did
Committee had called on the Sheriff the same with another speedster
and hail secured his co-operation in named Rutherford.
the matter of putting a stop to the Baldwin won the American Der-
onen adulterous relations existing by four times with Emperor of
between persons residingin Wailuku. Norfolk, Silver Cloud, Volante and
The Sheriff has sent out notices to Bey el Santa Anita. In Saratoga
certain notorious offenders and the one year he annexed fifteen stakes
results are being watched with" in- out of twenty-five in which lie
terest. raced, and after that the East had
Mr. Copelands resolution was re- a new idea of the worth of the
I,. .i i p , i .
eeiveii nsKing uie nieinocrs oi me western owner.
legislature to hasten in all ways pos- lie was at times a sensational
sible the settlement of the water bettor and a big one, his biggest
suit. harvest being ifG;,000 at long odds
Mr. Garcia moved to adopt the on a mare named Molly. Baldwin
rules of procedure and Roberts Rules was famous also for having in his
of Order as recommended by the employ Isaac Murphy, considered
executive committee. Mr. Ault one of the best jockeys in the
pointed out that there was no pro- country.
vision tor the election ot niemher- ue bought the Santa Anita
ship an amendment was made and ranch near Los Angeles for 200,-
then carried. -
Mr. Case and Mr. II. M. Coke
spoke in the highest terms of the
000 and two years ago took up the
project of opening a race track
there, a proposition that lias been
excellent work being done by the successfully accomplished. Out-
To Tax Un
The Bill will Chiefly Affect
, Japanese Laborers.
Honolulu, February 27. Re
presentative E. A. C-Long pro
poses introducing a bill in the
House which will provide that all
bachelors over twenty-three years
of age must pay a special tax, a
tax on bachelors, of two dollars
per annum, the money thus realiz
ed to go to the support of the home
for the non-leprous children of
leprous parents and similar insti
tutions. Representative Long is himself
an unmarried man. He is not
even engaged, tho, he has hopes.
In fact, last year, which was Leap
Year, recorded to his credit no less
than six proposals of marriage
made from the lips of five as 'fair
women, one proposing twice, thus
making six proposal from five pro
posers. So Long is absolutely unpre
judiced in the matter of li is in
tended introduction of the bill
mentioned. When the matter
comett to vole in the House, it is
likely to pass, say Long and his
friends. The bachelors in the
House are away in the small
, minority Castro and Long being
nost of the unmarried Representa
tives. Long is serious in the contem
plation of his measure anil, if it
pass, it will certainly he a revenue.
"President Roosevelt, the mar
ried Legislators, all engaged men
and all married men will favor
the measure," says Long. ' The
tax is small, only two dollars a
year, and it will not drive anybody
to marriage for the mere sake of
avoiding a payment of two dollars
a year. Of course the law will go
into effect as soon as passed. You
can watch the marriage records
after the law goes into effect and
see if there is any sudden increase
"What is your idea in stipulat
ing married men over twenty
three" asked the reporter.
"Whv not have it at the voting
"Because,'' said Long "I believe
that after a man is old enough to
vote he should have a couple of
years grace in which to look
around and let some girl pick him
juvenile military company. iir
Coke was appointed a committee of
one to interview Captain Bal and
ascertain the needs of the new com
pany and raise funds by subscription
for the new company
Mr. Garcia called attention to the
fact that there was danger of the
leopc losing the play grounds they
had occupied in. the past.
Mr. Wilcox pointed out that there
is in Waiheu a tract of seventy five
acres that is now under lease to the
plantation here and that possibly an
exchange could be effected that
would lie agreeable to all concerned,
Mr. Case sjMike in favor of a suit
able playground for the town. Dr
Raymond moved the appointment
of a committee to wait on the man
ager and ascertain whether he would
entertain a proposition to exchange
and if so to take the matter up with
the proper authorities in Honolulu,
Mr. Dodge called attention to the
fact that tho grounds are now too
small and that there is no entrance
to the same
Mr. Wadsworth said lie knew the
present inanager is with the citizen:
of Wailuku to improve the town.
This statement was received with a
wild outhurts of applause.
A public park committee was then
voted for and the chair appointed
Charles Wilcox, J. Garcia and Rev
The matter of petitioning the leg
islature to leave the present liquor
law strictly alone was then taken
up. . After much discussion which
seemed to all lie one sided a motion
side of his racing interests," lie was
engaged in various business enter
prises. He was owner of the Bald
win Theater and the Baldwin
Hotel and was al90 largely interest
ed in mining properties in Nevada
at the same time with the late
Senator Stanford, out of which he
made a vast fortune.
Baldwin was owner of Tallac, a
summer resort on Lake Tahoe, on
the Nevada side.
At work y i
At Play, J,J. Jj
Notice is hereby given that all parties
indebted to me are requested to call at
my store and settle the same prior to
Mnrch ioth, 1909. '
F. T. TAI IIINO.
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