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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, MAY 15, 1909
Doug Brown of Honolulu is in tnwn. j
Max Kckart is seriously ill Mhishome.
Mrs. A. J. Gossm is ill nt her home in
Secure your sent for the l'ollards before
it is too late.
The County fathers are liusy witli puh
lic affairs this week.
Prank J. Hare is on M ini this week in
specting jxist offices.
Mrs. I). II. Davis is visiting Mrs, C.
Waldeyer of Lahaina.
Rev. V. Ault went to the metropolis
this week on the Claudine.
Miss K. Baker went to Honolulu Wed
nesday by the Claudine.
Juilge Lindsay anil A. F. JiuM have
fnrniL'il 8 law partnership.
P. N. Kahokuoluna anil wife wen
passengers to Honolulu this week.
Trains will run from all points for the
Fo)l'.ird's Show on the 19th anil 20th.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Kocndahl of liana
were passengers to the city this week.
Miss Wein.cimer of Lahaina went to
Honolulu Wednesday by the Claudine.
Itox Plan for the Pollard's No. 1 Com
pany opens today at Knos Store Wailuku.
Fresh snails and buns, German coffee,
cakes, Pies, etc., nt the Manhattan Cafe.
Frank Vasconcellos was an outward
going passettgej on the Claudine Wednes
day. Mrs. K. Smith was one of the passen
gers to Honolulu by the Claudine of this
Miss A. Johnson, a nurse in the Pais
hospital was a passenger to the city this
Miss Sullivan was one of the passengers
from liana to the city by the Clamline
Rev. J. Nua and Mrs. Nua left by the
Claudine for nn extended visit to friends
Mrs. W. Lougher is at the Puuncnc
Hospital where she has undergone a sur
gical operation. 1
Five cocoanut trees were planted in the
county building yard on Friday by the
S. A. Baldwin and bride were among
the passengers to arrive by the Mauna
Kea Tuesday evening.
The annual concert and safe at Mauna
olu Seminary will take place on Saturday,
May 22nd, at 7:30 p. in.
II. A. Baldwin and Mrs. Baldwin were
returning passengers from Honolulu by
the Mauua Kea Tuesday.
Don't miss the Pollard's performances
at the K. of Hall 011 Wednesday and
Thursday, May ' 19th and 20th.
K. h. Newman has leased the premises
formerly occupied by A.J. Harris and
will open a harness shop there soon.
A number of important cases have
been before the Circuit Court this week.
They have all been taken under advise
ment. Hugh Howell, the county engineer re
turned from Molokai on Wednesday
where he went Saturday on county bus
iness. Mrs. Murray returned to her home in
Honolulu this week. She has been on a
visit toher daughters, Mrs. W. Lougher
and Mrs. Owen.
Superintendent J. N. S. Williams of
the Kahului Railroad Company returned
from Honolulu by the Columbian on
The Womans Guild of the Church of
the Good Shepherd will hold its regular
business meeting on Tuesday May 18th,
at the Rectory at 2:30 p. m.
It is reported that one of the most
notorious sneak thieves of Honolulu is
011 Maui where he may be expected to
begin opevations at any time.
Kaahumanu Park has been put in
better shape than it has ever been in the
past and will soon be looked upon with
pride by the people of Wailuku.
Judge W. L. Whitney came up from
( Honolulu Tuesday evening to represent
the Territory in one of the fishery suits
brought by the H. C. & S. Co.
Mr. Benito Guerrero has assumed the
management of the Pioneer Store and
will be ready in a few days to attend to
the wants of the Wailuku people.
The Columbian came in Wednesday
morning with freight for the local mer
chants. She will take from Kahului
about four thousand tons of sugar.
Jack Belser made a flying trip to Maui
this week from Honolulu. Hecame up by
the Mauna Kea Tuesday evening and re
turned Wednesday by the Claudine.
David L. Withingtcn is in Wailuku
tl.is week in the interest of the Hawaiian
Commercial and Sugar Company in its
suit to establish its righ to the fishery in
Daniel Twccdic the KTimiiticr repre
seiitntive is in tow n. He is suffering as
a result of an injury to his leg as the suit
of an accident. He h is secured the ser
vices of an assistant.
The Pollards will be at the Knights of
Pythias Hall 011 Wednesday and Thurs
day, May 19th and 20th. You will miss
the best plays ever put 011 the boards
here if you do not attend.
Mrs. A. M. Wilson of llilo has been a
visitor to Wailuku this week. She came
over to be with her sister Miss Carrie
Dunn who has undergone n surgical oper
ation at the Malulutii hospital.
Manager J. J. Walsh and Mrs. Walsh
paid Lahaina a visit Monday. On their
return the bearings of their auto became
over heated and they were compelled to
take another machine for hoiiie.
Hon. II. P. Baldwin and Mrs. Baldwin
returned Tuesday by the Mauna Kea from
Honolulu where they went to attend the
wedding of their youngest child Samuel
Alexander Baldwin and Miss Kalherine
Dr. I'. A. St. Sure has succeeded in
getting torn down and removed one of
the most disreputable looking buildings
on Market street. The building was used
as a poi shop and stood near the Aluli
D. C. Lindsay and Mr
played H. B. Wcller and 1). T. Skinner
a match set of games on the tennis court
at Kahului Wednesday evening. Wcller
and Skinner were the victors in three
Manager W. A. Baldwin of the Haiku
Fruit and Packing Company came up on
the Mauna Kea Tuesday anil left Wailuku
the same evening for his home. He was
accompanied by Mr. James D. Dole the
Oahu pineapple man.
James C. Foss Sr. and Mrs. Foss arc nt
Kapaniwai for a vacation This is the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Field. It
is a most delightful place' to spend a
vacation. The air is cool, the water pure
and the scenery unsurpassed.
Representative and Mrs. Affonso of
Hawaii have spent the present week on
Maui as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. A.
Wadsworlh. Mr. Affonso is one of the
ablest men of the late session of the
legislature. Hawaii may well be proud
of him. .
J. Holland resigned as manager .of the
store of A. F.nos on Saturday and his
place has been filled by the appointment
of Benito Guerrero as manager. Mr.
Holland has proven himself an able bus
iness manager and is a business hustler
of rare ability.
The Merchandise Department of the
Kahului Railroad Company has secured
the agency for the Mitchell automobile
and will push the sale of the same.
These cars are giving satisfaction and
will doubtless prove to be most satisfac
tory to the purchasers.
Mrs. D. H. Case went to Honolulu this
week. She was entrusted with the cus
tody of Miss C. Hilea who was recently
sentenced to a term in the reformatory.
A number of friends of Mrs. Case leased
her at the wharf about her first police
duties and requested her to display her
Joe Coelho 0 Knos store saved the life
of a Japanese Thursday evening. The
Japs mule became frightened at the fall
ing of a bag its rider dropped. The Jap
fell from the mule. His foot caught in
the harness nnd his death would certain
ly have resulted had not Coelho caught
the mule and disentangled the uncon
Rev. William Brewster Oleson, Secre
tary of the Hawaiian Board of Missions,
will preach at the Wailuku lTnion Church
Sunday, May 16th, at 7:30 in the even
ing. The public is cordially invited to
hear him. It is expected that Rev.
Collins G. Burnham, the Board's Agent
at Lahaina, will also be present and as
sist in the services. i
Iv. ' I'. Deiuert and James Kirklaml
came up from Honolulu by the Mauna
Kea Tuesday evening and got off at La
haina and came in Mr. Deinerts Oldsmo
bile runabout. They reached Wailuku
just twenty minutes before the first auto
arrived. They were just one hour and
thirty five minutes in making the run
from Lahaina to Wailuku.
The old number 5 Chinese fire engine
of Honolulu has been turned over to the
local fire company and is now in the fire
station. The engine was received Satur
day morning. The engine may be of
much service in case of a large fire and
must be considered as a valuable ac
quisition to the present eipiipmeiit The
credit of getting the machine here is due
W. J. Coelho the tire chief.
A young Hawaiian was arrested last
week at I'lupalakua for writing a love
letter to his sweet heart. We are inform
ed that the letter was purely an expres
sion of love for the young lady. There
was not a single objectionable sentence
or word in the letter. Deputy Sheriff
I Morton promptly had a nolle pros eutcr-
i ,s reported that Hie love 01 me
vounu couple was mutual. If arrests are
to lc maite 111 1 lupalaKU 1 tor likeotlences
we would advise the young people to
leave there as soon as possible.
Agitators Stir up Strife in
Hope of Personal Gain.
"The Japanese laborers' com
mittee 011 Honolulu Plantation nt
Aiea-sent for Negoro nnd myself
ast night and we went down to
Aiea in an auto. We found a meet-
in progress and we acted as advis
ers to them. They held a session
which lasted nearly nil night, and
this 11101 nine nt five o'clock a strike
was ordered of all laborers on the
plantation nnd not a man is work
ing today. It is a strike hacked
ly the Higher Wages Association,
although the strike is in the hands
of n committee from the plantation,
nnd we are ndising them what to
do. We have advised them when
they strike to do nothing illegal."
When the hour arrived vester
Mellor of Paiaif , . . ,, . ' .
uuy 11101 111114 "r nn .inpi.nese plan
tation laborers on Honolulu plan
tation at Aiea to go to work, few
responded and the management
was almost immediately in receipt
of information that a strike was in
progress. The trike involves in
the neighborhood of 1500 laborers.
Hacked by the two main agitators
of the so called "Higher Wage As
sociation,"' the strike was ordered
luring Saturday night and nt 5
o'clock yesterday morning whciv
the ngitntors returned to Honolulu
after an all night session, the word
was passed along for the laborets
to remain in their quarters. As far
ns could he learned from those who
were instrumental in bringing all
work on the big estate to nt abrupt
and embarrassing termination their
intentions are not only to tie up
the Honolulu plantation, but an
other one also. In short, their plan
is to tie up the plantations on this
island in pairs.
Fred Makino, one of the instiga
tors of the present agitation for
higher wages, which was begun by
him and Negoro, and not by the
laborers themselves, stated yester
day that 11 quartet of four Japa
nese came to town from Aiea Sat
urday evening on bicycles in search
of him and his friend. Makino
and Negoro went to Aiea by motor
and attended the meeting of the
so-called laborers' committee. Ma
kino said he was there to advise
them in his capacity as an ofiicer
of the Higher Wage Association,
which is behind the strike move
ment. He says he counselled them
to avoid unlawful acts. Asked ns
to grievances the laborers had,
"The laborers want $1 a day and
the mill men went $2.50 per day.
The manager has been notified hut
the demand is being put in the
form of a letter and that will be
presented tomorrow. I will have
a translation of the letters for the
The Niimu Jiii. oruan of the
Higher Wages agitators issued nn
extra yesterday morning, the head
lines being ns follows:
GENE UAL ST HIKE AT THE
A Partial Success Claimed by The
Higher Wage Association. Chi
nese Laborers Also Join the J
A free translation made from the
Nippu's extra gives the following
general information: "A general
strike of the Japanese laborers at
tho Honolulu Plantation at Aiea.
Even Chinese laborer joined hands
with the Japanese strikers, and
things seem rather serious unless
the plantation gives way to the
According to the extra i the
Nippu Jiji, practically all the Japa
nese iii Aiea were gathered at the
mill camp of the plantation at D:oO
Saturday night to prepare for a
general strike. Four principal men
were delegated to come to Honolulu
there to consult with a nd ask the
presence of President Makino, Sec
retary Negoro, Treasurer Yamas-
hiro of the Higher Wate Associa
tion and of Mr. Ta -akn of the Nippu
Jiji, nil of whom left tor Aba at 2
o'clock Sunday morning.
They met several bundled Japa
nese gathered there from different
camps; practically everybody was
worked up by the beating of empty
kerosene tins at the arrival of the
ollieers of the Higher Wage Asso
ciation. Messrs. lasaka. Negoro
and Makino maj,e speeches prais
ing the strikers' deti rminotion and
enconrnging them to carry out suc
cessfully their light.
After the speeches, representa
tive were chosen from each camt'.
and through them a formal de
mand for the increase of wages
will be made this morning. Cheers
were given, when the meeting en me
to end, for the strikers, for the
Higher Wage Association, nnd for
the Nippu Jiji.
Yesterday morning, irrigators
and others refused to go to woik
and it is expected that all laborer?,
Japanese nnd Chinese, will refuse
to go lo work this morning.
The Nippu in the extra con
gratulated the Aiea Japanese, .for
starting the bull to roll, and pro
mised all the help the strikers may
need. The paper may nsk for gen
eral subscriptions from the sym
pathizers of their cause.
Manager lioss stated last even
ing that no demands had been
made upon him so far hut he ex
pected them today. Over the tele
phone, which was working badly.
Mr. Uoss viis understood to say
that no laborers were nt work yes
terday, although this may refer to
A well known Japanese of Wni
pahu who was in town yesterday
said that the agitation of the
Higher Wage ollicials was being
spread among the laborers at Wni
pahu in the hope that they would
join tne strike on Honolulu plan
tation, but it is believed this may
be warded off.
"We will show the Advertiser that
we are not the irresponsible peo
ple you claim we are,'' said Maki
no yesterday. "We have got Un
people behind us."
Honolulu, May 11. Mors than
two thousand Japanese laborets on
Waipahu will Ktrike this more ing
thus tying up that plantation, at
the instigation of the socalled lead
era of the High Wage Association.
The mill men quit work yescrday
morning and today the lield labor
era will stop.
The entire force at Aiea, includ
ing the Chinese, struck yesterday
morning The Chinese were coer
ced into leaving their jobs. They
had no grievance, but on a show of
intimidation they decided to yield
Only these two plantations are
proposed in the plans of the con
spiring leade:s of the Higher Wage
Association '.o be involved 111 a
strike nt this time. Ewa and Wni
a 1 11 it Japanese plantation laborers
are expected to continue at work in
order that they may contribute
funds lo support the striking labor
ers at Waipahu mid Aiea.
Although the ollicials of the
Planters' Association, and others,
met yesterday afternoon to discuss
the strike situation, no decision
whs reached as to what is to be
done to meet the-situati n, ns no
demands had been nade of the
manager of either the Honolulu or
the Oahu plantation. Fred Makino,
who seems to be engineering the
strikes for the Higher Wnge Asso
ciation, and is also hacked by legal
advice, stated on Sunday that he
was preparing the demands of the
strikers, to be put in writing and
presented to the management yes
terday. Not only were the lield laborers
and millmen included in the strike
order at Aiea, but even the house
servants were told to quit. A gang
of Chinese doing irrigation work in
Upper levels, and workmen engaged
in keeping a pump going were vis
ited by a delegation of Japanese
strikers and ordered to stoj 1 he
pump was shutdown and the ii li
gation men returned to their quar
ters, having been notified that if
they persisted in working they
would find trouble.
Violence, in a mild form, has al
ready been recorded nt Aiea Mr.
Onodera of the Japanese Chronicle
went to Aiea yesterday to study
the situation. Laborers gathered
around him and threatened per
sonal violence unless he left the
camp. He was called a spy and
one of the laborers attacked him,
but he succeeded in getting away
without being hurt.
The Nippu Jiji, organ of the
Higher Wage Association, stated
in its issue yesterday that the Wai
pahu plantation, the Japanese
working in the mill sent a demand
a few days ago to the management
asking for an increase of wnges,
ami reenved no reply. Then, ac
cording to the Jiji, the ninnager
nsked for time to consider the
matter, and to wait until 3 o'clock
yesterday morning. The Jiji says
positively that reports from Wai
pahu were to the effect that the
strike would he fully on by today,
although other reports said it
would await the outcome of the
Aiea strike. The demands of the
strikers include the following items:
. 1. An increase of $S per month
is wnges for common laborers, and
the wnges of other laborers in
2 To build new houses in the
3. Repair the road to the camp.
4. To make the departure of
the train, carrying laborers, more
5. Plantation manager will no
tify the Association of his intention
whenever he wants to discharge
One of the first moves of the
management of the Aiea plantation
may be to request the strikers to
leave the plantation quarters and
retire from the limits of the estate,
which would have the effect of
bringing them all to Honolulu.
'I hey would not be permitted to go
to Waipahu plantation, as they
would be regarded there as unde
sirable. The same order may he
given at Waipahu plantation.
I!. 1). Mead of the Planters' As
sociation and others interested in
the matter went to Aiea yesterday
in autos and looked over the situa
tion. She! iff Jarrct also went there
to study the ground and ascertain
whether it would be necessary' to
order extra police to the district.
It was rumored yesterday that
Colonel Jones of the National
(iuard would also go to Aiea and
that the National (iunrdsmcn
would be notified to be in rcidiness
to respond to a sudden call. Col.
Joins could not he found to con-
fii 111 or deny this rumor.
Mr. Mead found about forty Port
uguese and Porto. Ricttns at work
around Aiea mill. He learned that
no violence had taken place, hut
the Japanese had intimidated
about 2."i0 Chinese and warned
them not to do a stroke of work.
The contractors among the Japa
nese do not sympathize with the
Yesterday about one hundred
and tony cars loaded wit li cane
were waiting on the tracks to be
unloaded and the cane sent into
the crushers and so on through the
mill. Some of it is said to be cane
that should go through in the next
The strike ugitators held a meet
ing at the Yamashiro Hotel last
night with reference to the Wai
The undersigned does hereby give
notice to all whom it may concern, that
having purchased the business heretofore
carried on by Augustine hiiosaud known
as the "l'ioneer Store" in the town of
Wailuku, that she hereby requests all
persons indebted to said business to make
prompt payments of their debts at said
store; and also that Mr. Benito Guerrero
will act as manager of said business.
And persons having claims against said
business up to May 13, 1909, are hereby
requested to present the same to said
Dated Wailuku, M.mi, May 15th, 1909.
May 15, 22, 29.
Doubly Unites Two Promin
ent Families. '
At the family mansion on Nuuanu
avenue, Kathrine Smith, daughter
of Hon. W. O. Smith, was last even
ing, united in the I Kinds of holy
matrimony to Samuel Alexander
Baldwin, son of H. P. Baldwin of
Maui. Over one hundred people
witnessed the impressive ceremony,
which was performed by the Rev.
Dr. Doremus Scuddcr. The guests
were relatives of the two prominent
families and meinliers of the firms
of Alexander and Baldwin and of
Smith and Lewis.
Mrs. H. A. Baldwin acted as
matron of honor for the bride, and
Miss Frances Baldwin was flower
girl, preceding the bride to the altar.
The wedding march was played ly
Mrs. Richard Cooke.
The bride Was dressed in a beauti
ful herringbone silk dress, covered
with real lace which she had inher
ited. She wore several splendid
diamonds which had been left her
hy her nuiit, Miss Kathrine Gray.
The couple were married in a flower
banked alcove on the Waikiki side
of the house.
After the ceremony a sumptuos
repast was served to the guests. Out
in the lawn a Hawaiian quintet
played during the evening. The
house was beautifully decorated with
Mowers, one room, however, being
given over to the many and beauti
ful presents given to the young
The wedding last night, which
joined the youngest daughter of
O. Smith to the youngest son of II.
P. Baldwin, doubly united the two
families, the eldest daughter tf Mr.
Smith having married the eldest son
of Mr. Baldwin 11 few years ago.
The guests remained at the house
until alniut ten o clock last evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin will leave
for their fut lire binoe nil Mali! 111-
lay, being accompanied by the
bride's father and another. Adver
NOTICE OH SALE OH GENERAL
LEASES OH I UBLIC LANDS
IN KLILA, MAUI.
At twelve o'clock noon, Monday, June
1909, at the office of W. O. Aiken,
Sub-Agent, Kahului, Maui, there will be
sold at public amnion, under the pro
visions of 1'art 5, Land Act 1S95, (Sec
tions 2;S-2S5 inclusive, Revised Laws,)
General Leases of the following lands:
(1). The niakai portion of the ALAB,
containing an area of 217 acres, uiore or
less, to be used for pastoral purposes.
I'psel rental 25.00 per annum, payable
semi annually in advance.
Term of Lease, 21 years from June 7,
(2). The niakai portion of the land of
KAMAOLK, coin. lining an area of 36.27
acres, to be used for pastoral purposes.
t'pset rental 25.00 per annum, pay
able semi-annually in advance.
Term of Lease, 5 years from June 7,
l-'.ntire boundary of land to lie fenced
within six mouths from June 7, 1909,
and said fence maintained.
Tree cutting prohibited excepting for
fence posts to be used 011 premises. Over
Reservations regarding land required
for Settlement, Reclamation and other
public purposes will be embodied in the
l'or maps and full particulars apply 'at
office of W. O. Aiken, Kahului, Maui,
and at office of undersigned, Judiciary
JAS. W. PRATT,
Commissioner of Public Lauds.
Honolulu, May 7, 1909.
( hie horse and buggy and harness for
sale apply to I'.. I). Horn.
Mr. C. D. Lufkiu of Wailuku, Maui,
sells the Inner I'layer I'iano, now so ex
tensively advertised in the magazines,
li you want a piano of any style or price
it w ill be to your interest to consult him.
When in the Kast last Spring Mr. Lufkin
renewed business relations with piano
manufacturers with whom he had done
business before coining to these islands.
It w ill !c to your interest to ring up Mr.
Lufkiu if you contemplate purchasing a
piano. The Inner I'layer can lie seen in
Wailuku by ci Uing 011' Mr. Lufkiu.