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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. J ANUR AY 8, J910
What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
Alexander Black is a Total
'Die bark Alexander Black with
two thousand four hundred and sixty-three
tons of nitrates consigned
to Alexander & Baldwin went ashore
about a mile nearer Paia than where
the Spartan was w.-ecked four years
ago last August.
It was about !:!() o'clock Tues
day afternoon when a heavy down
pour of rain partly hid the danger--ous
coral reef, which puts out a long
distance there, that Captain Win.
Gritliths found he was among the
breakers, too late to avoid the loss
of the vessel.
The only excuse that can be given
for bringing the ship into tne break
ers is ignorance of the coral along
the coast. There are two thousand
miles of open sea off shore and why
any sane man would deliberately-run
his ship .where there would in all
probability be danger when there
was no excuse for it remains a mys
tery. An hour before the vessel struck
residents of Paia saw the danger and
manager II. A. Baldwin and S.
Hocking of the Maui Agricultural
Co. felt that assistance would be
needed and rode down to the shore.
As the boats with the men came
toward the shore signalled them to
a cove where a safe landing waseas
Much credit is due for the fore
thought and action of these two
gentlemen for without their assist
ance it is very probable that no land
ing could have been made and the
loss of life would have been addeil
to the great property loss sustained.
The ship was abandoned before
she struck. Her anchors were lashed
in place and her lower sails set, in
which condition she was driven hard
and fast on a sandy spot in the main
reef about a mile from shore.
Not even the ship's papers were
taken ashore by the Captain, so great
was the haste to get away.
There were nineteen souls alntard
and not one brought anything
ashore except the. clothes they had
on and these were soaking wet.
Supt. J. X. S. Williams of the
Kahului Railroad Co. at once had
the men outfitted at tli Puunene
Store with warm, dry clothing and
beds and meals provided at the Ka
hului Club Hotel.
Two attempts were made Wednes
day to get men aloard " the vessel
by the Kahulus Railroad Co. 's tug
Leslie Baldwin but both attempts
failedon account of the heavy sea
On Wednesday night the Inter
Island steamers Mauna Loa, Maui,
and Likelike nut into Kahului har
bor for information which was furn
ished by the pilot and harbormaster
and by the Superintendent to the
effect as given alxivc.
The Maui and Likelike remained
and on Thursday morning went out
to the wreck and succeeded in get
ting men on board (the ship but it
was impossible to commence salving
operations as the vessel was full of
The captain and crew of the ill-
fated bark returned to Honolulu by
the .Maui and tne ship still lies in
the position in which she first struck.
It is thought that possibly the
running gear and the ground tackle
and the sails may be obtained when
the sea goes down but the cargo of
nitrate is thought to be a total loss
as it is soluble.
Owing to the difficulties with the
wireless due to the electrical storm
on Tuesday evening communication
W. It Bailey
Had Been III for the Past
Word was received here Moflday
by cable and wireless of the death
of William II. Bailey in Los An
geles. No details of the immediate
cause of death have yet been receiv
ed but it is known that when he was
here four years ago he visited Wai
kapu valley in company with Man
ager Wells and on the trip got his
feet wet and his clothing damp in
which condition he remained at the
home of Mr. Wells during the even
ing which resulted in his taking a
severe cold from which he never re
covered. William H. Bailey was Ixirn in
Wailuku, .January 24, 1842. He was
a son of Rev. Edward Bailey. He
was associated with his father and
brother Edward in the sugar indus
try and was the outside manager for
the linn while Edward Bailey was
the manager of the mill which stood
on the grounds now occupied by the
residence of Manager II. B. I'en
hallow. After two years as outside mana
ger he bought out the interest of his
brother and two years later amalg
amated with the Wailuku Sugar Co.
and became manager, succeeding
Captain Wilfong. He let out the
land oil shares to James C. Bailey,
E. H. Bailey, W. H. Cummings, E.
II. Rogers, W. O. Smith and one
other and two years later the Wai
luku Sugar Co. paid its first divi-
He remained as manager until
LSHf) when he sold out his interests
md went to California where he has
ince made his home.
In 1 S7 he was married to Miss
Anna Hobron. A son and a daugh
ter were Itorn of this union. Mrs
Bazata, a former resident of Sunny-
ide was his daughter. His son re-
rides in California.
Mr. Bailey was a highly respected
resident of Maui and was one of the
successful pioneers in the sugar in
dustry of the islands.
Dies of Old Age in Dlupa
William Wilcox, an old and res
pected resident of Maui, died at his
home in Ulupalakua last Tuesday
at the age of 98 years, death being
caused apparently from old age.
Mr. Wilcox came to these islands
about 1847 and for many years has
been farming in the Ulupalakua
section of this island.
The deceased leaves three sons
Chas. Wilcox, County Auditor
Edward and Richard Wilcox, of
Ulupalakua and three daughters
llobt. Wilcox, now deceased, who
was elected the first delegate to
Congress from Hawaii, and who
was the recognized leader of the
Hawaiian people, was also a son of
He waa buried the following day
could not be opened with" Honolulu
As soon as comniunieation wa
opened lull particulars were given
the Board of Underwriters in who;
hands the disposition of the vesse
The small boats were sold by the
Captain to the Kahului Railroad Co
Rain at Last
Dry Section Now Green and
On December 29th. an attempted
murder and suicide took place at
Koheo, Kula. A Korean man stab-
icd a Japanese woman in the neck
seven or eight times and thinking
that he had killed her lied but realiz
ing that he could not escape from
the island returned to the vicinity
the same night and attempted sui
cide by cutting his throat ni the corn
storehouse of a Chinese who later
found the wounded man covered
with bags and slowly bleeding to
The Chinese the next morning
summoned Deputy Sheriff Edgar
Dr. W. F. McConkey attended
the Korean who will survive to be
punished for his evil deed.
The woman is in a critical con
dition but may recover.
It is surmised that the cause of
the assault was a quarrel about
The man and woman had been
living together for some months, and
it is thought that the latter had be
come weary of .supporting the former
who was a worthless fellow. It is
stated that the Korean was a gam
bler and was formerly employed by
the government in Kula as a sort of
spy or detective in the Korean count
On New Year's Day the I'aia
tennis club held an all day tour
nament on their courts near the
depot, thus repeating the success of
The Omapio and Pulchu colonies
of-Japanese cornplanters will con:
tinue to hold their lands another
year, Ilaleakala Ranch Co. having
extended their leases. There has
been same hesitancy on the part of
the corporation about continuing the
agreement with the Japanese in as
much as the lands in question are
well-nigh exhausted owing to the
planting of the same crop year after
The engagement of Miss Ethel
Taylor to Mr. E. R. Kevins has been
recently announced. Miss Taylor is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. E.
Taylor of Hamakuapoko and Mr.
Kevins is the bookkeeper for the
Mrs. Win. Mann of Waiohinu,
Hawaii, with her two children has
been spending the holidays with her
father, W. C. Crook of Makawao.
On Sunday, Monday, and Tues
day, of this week a magnificent
snow-cap covered the highest peaks
On Dec. 24th, at the Makawao
court house a coroner's jury under
the direction of Deputy Sheriff Edgar
Morton was held concerning the
death of a Japanese who a week or!
two before hung himself on a lone
kukui tree in a littl gulch at Keau
hua. It was a case of suicide the
man having become tired of life be
cause of sickness. The body when
found was in such a stale of decom
position that after being viewed by
the government physician and the
jury was burned on the spot.
Kula people are happy.' They had
a Christmas rain of five inches in
Kihei, Kamaole, Waiakoa and in
other of the dryest parts of Kula.
The whole district is green.
A landslide on the llukalau extension
of the Hilo railroad buried four Japanese
last week near Waiuaku. Their bodies
were not recovered until the next day.
To Manage Republican Cam
The following clipping from the
Advertiser and the letter from Hon.
II. P. Baldwin, the chairman of the
republican county executive com
mittee will clear up the political
atmosphere so far as the matter of
the selection of the campaign man
ager i3 concerned.
Representative J. Nakaleka of
Molokai has been named to take
charge of the Republican campaign
on Maui, according to information
given out yesterday by those on the
inside. This means that Republi
can campaign matters on . the is
lands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and
Kahoolawe will be under the direct
supervision of the Molokai states
man. Nakaleka has taken a prominent
part in Republican political affairs
and has been a factor of no small
importance in the Legislature. ' It
is generally felt that his selection
is wise find that he will carry on
the work, fully as well as could
any person. Advertiser.
Jan. Kid, 1910.
Editor; "Maui News"
Dear Sir: The "Advertiser" of
Dec. 31st, 1909, has a short article
with the following heading: "J.
Nakaleka will run Maui Campaign.
Molokai statesman is chosen to
look after the affairs of the G. 0.
The choice of a Manager for the
Republican Campaign is a matter
in the hands of the Republican
Executive Committee. So far the
Republican Executive Committee
has not taken up the "question of
who should bo the Manager of the
Republican Campaign, County of
Maui, and I would add that so far
J. Nakaleka's name has not been
mentioned in that connection.
Yours very truly,
II. P. BALDWIN,
Chairman; Republican Executive
Committee, County of Maui.
Coroners Jury Holds
Honolulu, December 30. Bill
Larsen, Jr., is cleared of blame, by
the coroner's jury, in the matter of
the death of Kaaihue. Kaaihue
was drunk. He had for some time
been drinking heavily. He engaged
in a street fight and was abusing
smaller Hawaiian when Larsen, as
a peacemaker, interfered. Kaaihue
turned upon Larsen, whereupon
Larsen struck him and sent him to
the ground. Last night tho jury
returned this verdict, that Kaai
hue "come to his death from cere
bral hemorrhage and fracture of
the skull, tho result of afall caused
by a blow struck by said Willia'm
Larsen, Jr., in self defense, while
said Kaaihue was attempting to
strike said Larsen."
The contract of agreement between the
United States and the Territory of Hawaii
for a topographical survey of the Islands
and the making of a series of mapsbf
Hawaii has been signed and a force of ten
men from thegeological survey is already
on the way to Hawaii to take up the
work. The agreement whs signed
Washington on Picetnber 7 by George
Ottis Smith, director of tie: geological
Hawaii has a new county building into
which the County officers moved (his
THE DEATH ROLL
,and Fraud Gang May Get Pinchott's Scalp.
Observatory in Kaimuki is Assured.
Senator Perkins is Hurt.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI .NEWS.)
.Sugar 9i; dep. test -1.02 Beets 12s. 'Jd.
HONOLULU, January 7. The Alexander Black is reported bv
the returning Captain in a bad position on a Maui reef and no hone is?
entertained of saving her. The crew
Doctor Caspar whose application
three years ago returned with the last batch of immigrants and his'
friends are sending threatening letters to the board of examiner?.
J he observatory at Kaimuki is assured.
Several cases of diptheria are reported in. town.
Thirteen deaihs from tuberculosis took place here last month.
WASHINGTON, January 7. Pinchott, in, a letter to Dolliver
says Glavis was right in making charges against Bnllenger and should
not have been discharged.
The cabinet meeting was hurriedly called and it is believed that
something is going to happen to Pinchott. Ho has since written that
he furnished no charges at any time
and Price made them.
SAN FRANCISCO,, January 7.
on February 22nd.
Senator Perkins fell on the ice and is seriously injured.
HONOLULU, January 0. Bobbins Anderson is recommended for
the supreme bench.
Dr. Walters in an auto had a
The liquor men will aid the authorities in ferreting out those who
are adulterating booze.
Babbitt will leave on the China.
HONOLULU, January C It is
las a very slim chance for the federal
son may not be recommended, when
self in the Circuit Court.
WASHINGTON, January (i.
cost of living is too high. Senators
resolution to that effect yesterday.
ST. PETERSBURG, January 0. The foreign ollice has received
communication from the United-States suggesting that the Man-
churian roads be neutralized. The
roads to China.
WASHINGTON, January .
md not Taft.
SALT LAKE, January G. The
ed parties that the light between
place in Utah.
HONOLULU, January ". It
daughter is not restrained of her
nusof.nci 01 nor own accord.
Fast flame of Tennis on New
A most exciting game of tennis
between Paia and Puuneno was
played at Paia on' New Years day
which resulted in a score of ono
hundred and sixty four points for
Paia to one hundred and thirty three
The game was for points and was
what is called a round robbin. By
this game each pair of players on
each side played each pair of play
ers on the other side.
There was a large crowd to wit
ness the game. Many visitors from
Puunene, Kahului, Wailuku and
other centers of population wen
present to witness the game.
The player. wore:
Thwe constitute tho pick of Maui
at tennis. - -
has been discharged here.
for a medical license was refused
and that assistant foresters Shaw
Nelson and Wolgast meet to fight
smash up yesterday. There -was no -' 1
rumored that A. G. M. Robertson
judgeship and'that Judge Robin
his term expires, to succeed .him
Congress will trv to decide why the '
Crawford and Elkins introduced a
plan contemplates (he sale of the
are after Cannon
governor has notified the interest
Jeffries and Johnson can not take
was proven in court that Rawlins'
liberty but, remains away from her
Miss Peplowski and Mr
A very pretty home wedding os-
currcd at the residence of John Nel
son 'Wednesday afternoon in tho
marriage of Miss Sophia Elinor
Peplowski and Mr. liangvald Skaug
of Kahului. The ceremony was par
formed by Rev. Theodore A. Will
trip of J.Ciihului.
After a few days in the city of
Honolulu the young couple will re
turn to Kahului, and be at homo to
their friends in the Kahului Club
II. Benneson has secured lieciiEO
to conduct a first elass Hotel iu Ka
hului, and will convert the present
Club House into such use.
Tho ladies of Kahului Unioii
church met with Mrs. Walt rip on
Thursday afternoon of this week.
Quite a little excitement prevails
over the wrecked Alexander Black
near the village.
It was noted by many that there was -more
apparent evidence of drinking
among the Japanese on New Year's djy
this year than miial and legs among all