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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, J ANURAY 1, I9J0
Enjoyed by People Midst Rain
Christmas was much enjoyodat
Lahaina notwithstanding Hie big
storm which lasted from Friday till
Monday. Many tables looked festive
with turkeys and chickens and
several homes were made pretty
with Christmas trees imported from
On Christmas eve the Waince
church had a big tree loaded down
with" gifts and a real Santa Claus ap
peared much to the amusement of
"Miss Augusta Waal made many of
her little friends happy with gifts
from a beautiful tree loaded with
things dear to the hearts of chil
dren. Priest Tanaka of the- Honzuanji
Buddhists and his school children
had a red cross celebration and a
Christmas tree last .Saturday. The
children marched with banners from
the school to the temple decorated
with red crosses and carrying ban
ners. The Episcopalians gave a grand
concert at Parish Wall on Dec. the
24th. Many gifts were distributed.
The Rev. Leopold Kroll celebrated
several religious services on Satur
day, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday,
commencing at 12 o'clock on Friday
night. One of these services was in
the Korean language. The Koreans
greatly enjoyed their games on
Services were held in the Catholic
and Episcopal churches in honor of
the Founder of the happiest day of
Father Manrans has spent most
of this week atWailuku.
Mr. Searl's automobile arrived
last week and works well.
Mrs. Surt and daughter of Hono
lulu have spent this week at Lahaina.
Miss lleusner and two of the
teachers of the Maunaolu Seminary
visited Mrs. Simpson of the Baldwin
Settlement this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Tenny Peck passed
through Lahaina last, week from
Wailuku to Honolulu. They have
been visiting Judge and Mi's. Kings
bury. Mr. and Mrs. Burnham of Lahai
na have announced the engagement
of their daughter Katherinc to Mr.
Matthew M. Graham of Honolulu.
Lahaina experienced tho greatest
thunder storm between four and six
o'clock Wednesday that has been
known for many years.
Christmas Exercises at
Kahulni Union Church.
The Christmas exercises of the
Kahulni Union Sunday-School were
held in the church on Monday even
ing tho 27th.
A .large audience was present,
7. iany people were not ablo to secure
seats, and stood in the vestibule
The program was well rendered
by members of the school and was
well received by tho audience.
Santa Clans then made his ap
pearance and gave useful presents,
besides candy and oranges to all
children in the room.
The Christinas Tree was beauti
fully decorated and when tho wax
candles were lighted it made a
picture that rivaled in attractive
ness the costume of Santa Claus.
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Lands in Jail Second Day
John Baker of Waimea Hawaii
who served a sentence on Hawaii
for embezzlement and recently did
up the Young Hotel and landed in
the insane asylum arrived bv the
The young fellow represented
himself to Deputy Sheriff Crowell
and Sheriff Saffery as Edwin Hall
Bright, chief of detectives of
At the Maui Hotel he was intro
duced by the Deputy Sheriff where
he registered as "E. H. Bright,
Chief of Detective, Hilo, Hawaii."
He ordered twenty five cent
cigars which Manager Field de
clined to furnish and on the follow
ing morning got a saddle horse
from the Iao Stables.
All went swimmingly until he
met J. X uncs in the police station.
Nunes said "hello John" and he
returned the salutation. Deputy
Crowell enquired of Xunes if he
knew the stranger. He said" yes we
were in the crazy house together.
He was crazy and I was not.''
Baker ordered Xunes out of the
oftice and said he had some bus
iness with the deputy. Crowell took
Xunes inside to get further infor
mation and Baker skipped. He
was overtaken and jailed.
The case will be considered later.
There were some lively doings in
Ulupalakua on Christmas day. There
were two baseball games, one bet
ween the school girls and the school
boys and it was easily won by the
boys to the tune of 1(5 to 15. The
other was the most interesting game
between the married and single men.
It was a hard fought game which
was won by the latter team to the
score of 19 to 18.
There was a game of basket ball
immediately after the baseball. This
game was played by the school girls
organized into two teams, first and
second team. The first team proved
to be the letter of the two and eas
ily won 1)3' the following score: First
half 10 to 0, second hrilf 9 to 5. A
better game is promised on Xew
Lunch was served in the open air
in a yard adjoining the school yard
and everybody wore an expression
of satisfaction. The credit for the
.splendid luau is due Mr. McPhee,
who furnished the fat bullock.
In the evening Chas. Thompson
showed how well he can climb a
pole. In tho school yard there is a
ilag pole CG feet high, six inches in
diameter at the bottom and two in
ches at the top. He climbed it with
ease as a Iwy would climb an ordi
nary tree. Nobody would dare
climb the iole.
At 0 o'clock in the evening the
children opened a concert to defray
the expense of Santa Clans' visit. At
the close of the concei t which netted
flG the folding doors were opened
and tho audience beheld the beauti
ful Christmas tree brightly lighted
up with candles and loaded with
toys. Santa Clans soon made his
appearance and made everybody
hnppy. Ho danced around and
quickly passed candy and nuts to
everybody. He then passed the toys
to the children who at once legan
blowing their horns and made a
The children all love Santa Claus
with the exception of one little boy
who was so frightened that ho hid
Maui Elks Give Rousing
Fifteen members of the herd of
Elks tendered I). II. Davis a rous
ing send off Tuesday evening at the
Kahulni Club Hotel.
Hugh Howell and E. .1. Walker
had the affair in charge which was
a guaranteo that no grouches nor
frosts could enter.
Every one was present at 7:1!0
sharp and the evening of fun and
good fellowship was throughly en
joyed by every one present every
minute of the time.
There were songs and stories and
good things to eat and drink and
Manager Bennison saw to it that
every one was well provided for.
In a few well chosen words chair
man Howell presented a grip and
a suit case to Mr. Davis .who re
plied feolingly to the expressions
of good will and esteem of the Maui
Those present'were D. II. Davis,
W. L. Decoto, Carl Waldeyer, W.
Walsh, Captain E. H. Parker, .las.
Kirkland, C. Hansen, C D. Lufkin,
Hugh Howell, H. M. Coke, D. T.
Carey, E. J. Walker, W. L. Heil
born, Dr. F. A. St. Sure and J. B.
Was Enjoyed by a Large
The concert and dance given by
the Kaahumanu and Waikapu
churches at tho Wailuku town hall
on Thursday evening of this week
was most successful in spite of the
two previous postponements on ac
count of rain.
J. K. Kupunihi, the street lamp
tender did his best with Bonoparte
Crossing the Alps, on his Hutu and
received an encore.
A quartet from Waihee lead by
Representative R. J. K Xawahine
rendered a vocal selection and were
John Brown and Miss Mary Hoff
man played a violin-piano selec
tion and were encored.
Five little Hawaiian girls of Wai
heo sang most beautifully and re
ceived an ovation. Tho audience
went wild with pleasure on hearing
them sing and roundly cheeied
them. They sang twice during tho
evening and easily took fust place.
A quartet consisting of Joseph
Welsh, A. B. Naone, W. E. Saffery
and Rev. Kaumeheiwa sang a Ha
waiian selection. They were follow
ed by John Brown and two of the
Waiwaiolo boys with stringed in
Tho Laniuinas load by Carl F.
Rose played a lively two step which
started every ones feet and thero
was nothing to do but clear the
iloor and begin dancing which was
kept up until a Into hour by many
of the young people.
The proceeds were uml to pay
for the Christinas Entertainment
of the young people of tho 5unday
schools of the district.
under the table. They want him to
mako them another visit next year.
The concert and Santa's visit lasted
only two hours.
Nearly cverylwdy reached home
before the rain poured down.
Most Thoroughly Enjoyed in
and About Wailuku.
The Christinas festivities in Wai
luku Churches were of unusual in
terest this season. The weather for
the most part was excellent, so that
every one could he out. All churches
that celebrated the occasion were
full of people.
On Friday, the -last day of the
schools at the Alexander Settlement,
the kindergarten hall was full of
children in the morning for a very
merry tune with a tree, and all that
goes to mjike little hearts happy.
Over ninety children wore present,
and many parents and friends gather
ed outside the happy circle and
shared in the fun. In the evening
the same room was again full of boys
and girls who attend the evening
classes under Miss Towner at the
Settlement. The tree was loaded
with candy and presents for the
children of the classes. The recita
tions by the members of the Settle
ment were well rendered, and the
songs were pretty. Santa Clans ap
peared after the program was over.
He was kept busy distributing candy,
apples and presents.
On Tuesday evening before Christ
inas the Chinese people gave a tree
to the Sunday School. Several of
Miss Turner's friends helped her in
securing the large number of pre
sents that wore, distributed. Here
Santa brought in a great wheel bar
row loaded with the gifts that make
boys and girls long for Christmas to
come often. The presents were care
fully selected, and the Chinese little
people were very grateful for their
The songs and recitations at the
Chinese Church were much enjoyed
by the large audience. The Semi
nary girls from tho church were pre
sent and added much to the success,
of the evening. The recitations in
Chinese and English by five boys
during the first part of the program.
and later the recitation by five little
girls were striking parts of the pro
gram. 'Eight Chinese boys did well
in the beautiful anthem "Glorv to
The tree was pronounced by all
to be as pretty as any this season.
It was beautifully decorated, and
during the whole of the evening was
a blaze of light.
On Wednesday evening Santa
visited the Waikapu churh, where a
tree had been prepared for the chil
dren. Masks were brought to the
boys, and ribbons to the girls, while
each child had a pretty Christmas
card. Here the people were favored
with the visit of Santa Claus and his
brother, both of whom made a lively
time distributing the presents.
The tree at Kaahumanu Church.
Wailuku, was prepared by Rev. L.
B. Kaumeheiwa, and was very
pretty. Mr. Kaumeheiwa also had
a very interesting program, which
was much enjoyed by the house full
of people who gave eager attention.
Mr. W. F. Crockett made an excel
lent address upon the spirit of Christ
mas, and .Mr. Jas. N. K. Keola very
much pleased tho people by his
flowery speech in Hawaiian.
Santa Claus, in high boots, and
the barking of dogs to accompany
his unusual appearance, made a
noisy time for a few minutes, but
the presents of ties and ribbons to
all the children pleased tho mcin
lors of the Sunday School. Every
body in Kaahumanu church had a
bag of candy to take home.
The decorations at the Japanese
church were unusually pretty. Long
BABBITT AND MINZILL
GO TO PORTO RICO
Will Try to Recruit Labor-Satolii Seriously Ill
National Anti Trust League Formed
Aviator Makes New Record.
(MI'ECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.)
Sugar JKi dep. test 8.99 Beets 12s. -Id.
HONOLULU, December .'II. Buckland is to lm.vi nlimw nf H,
Census in Komi, and Xorth and South Hilo. He was appointed yes-terdav.
Mott-Smith is mentioned as a possible candidate for Delegate.
Xakaleka of Molokai will run tho next Maui campaign.
Babbitt and Minzill will go to I'orto Rico for labor.
Davies and Co. have sold a pumping plant to the Kauai Railway.
The second death within ! ifiinl-
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ROME. December .'51. Cnrilitinl
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once apostolic delegate to tlje United States. '
PARIS, December .'51. Earl Percv is dead. Rumor has it that
he was killed in a duel with another Englishman. He was heir to the
lmiko oi iNoruiumlionaiHl.
1 resident laft to intervene in the
WASHIXGTOX. Deee.nl Wr r1
, . i iwiitu aim i i unt it'liuuc
is being formed to boycott trusts which increase the cost of living.
bitten while stranded in a snow drift
JUSIZY. December III La G
and It minutes. 1 his is a new aeroplane record.
HONOLULU. December .'M
for killing a native by a blow during a light.
A big issue of bonds was authniized vestm-iln v All nf fi,nni,i m
bonds will be taken up.
iho Merchants Association declares against the subscrintion nui
PARIS. December !0. The chamber nf ileum ii.e linvn n.lniitn.l il.
new French tariff.
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racilic squadron will leave nkolmtnn January 20tli.
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Uoot-lalcahira agreement regarding immigration to the United States.
It is believed that OUC Of tG fll'Ht illitR nf ITpllldM Will tin tr nninc Inln
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negotiations ,for the modification of
CITY OF MEXICO. December
he says has gone a long way to undo the good work dono by Root. He
saya the bodies of twenty American marines were found on the field
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.uiui uiu Minim in vyuiorafio .junction, i ins statement is aniusim; to
the authorities here.
streamers of ferns alternating with
streamers of colors made the whole
church edifice a mass of pretty
Christmas decorations. There were
about -lf0 people present in spite of
the drenching storm of Christinas
Day night. The program before
Santa appeared was excellently ren
dered, and the best of the kind ever
heard from tho Wailuku Japanese.
The young people entered heartily
into their work and there was no
Santa Claus was very funny in
deed and everybody liked him. Ho
brought a lot of presents for the
children and over four hundred bags
After the usual excercises were
over, tho Japanese young men and
women entered into the sport of the
occasion, and sang several ancient
Japanese songs, and performed some
interesting tableaus, which are usual
ly seen only in Japan. Every one
was much pleased, and the exercises
were of a decidedly educational value
as well as being exceedingly interest
ing. The Christmas Tree was the Sun
day School of the Union Church was
held at an early hour on Friday
evening. The little people were
nerrly all present, and very much
enjoyed the occasion. The program
was not very long, consisting of
songs and recitations, in which all
tho members of the school did very
well. Tlii; Coke twins in their part
greatly pleased the audience, while
the recitation by tho five little girls
was very pretty indeed.
Santa Claus was not tho very noisy
kind, and quickly made friends with
all the little people as well as the
older members of the audienco who
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enjoyed his smiling face. Ho brouuht
to every member of the Sunday a
pretty box of Japanese handicraft.
After the presents were all distri
buted, a committee of ladiesof which
Mrs. E. E. Battelle was chairman.
served ice cream and cookies to all
The decorations of tho Church
were of as decidedly Christmas char
acter and were put up under the
able direction of Miss Zelio Rogers
and Mrs. 0. J. Whitehead, who
were a committee of the Women's
Aid Society to attend to the decora
tions for Christinas.
In spite of tho threatening weather
thero was a good audience at the
Wailuku Union Church for the
Christinas service. In addition to
the pretty greens that decorated the
Church poinsettia was liberally used,
Christmas bells, and carnations.
Rev. Mr. Dodge preached upon:
"The Sign of the Swaddling Clo
thes." The Christinas music was
very fine and much enjoyed. A
chorus rendered: "Hark. What
Mean Those Holy Voices'?" arranged
Miss Louisa Hart sang the beauti
ful solo: "In Old Judea" by adam
The ofYortory was a flute solo
"Berceuse" by Mr. C. E.Copela'nd,
and was much enjoyed. Mr. Geo.
15. Schmder accompanied Miss Mary
llofYin an in all her work on the or
gan. His playing was excellent.
Miss Hoffman always plays well, but
she was at her best in leading tho
congregation in the fine Christmas
hynians which were sung on this
occasion. Tho special offering of
the evening went to th? Hawaiian.
Board of Missions, and it was a