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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. JANUARY 15, i910
NUMBER 'J 8
Good Horse Races on Maui
are Assured. lD
The most enthusiastic nice meet
ing held on Maui in many years
took place at the Maui. Hotel on
Judgji A. N. Kepoikai, the retir
ing president of the association, pre
sided with Secretary Garcia record
ing the minutes of the meeting.
A largo body of representative
men were present.
Judge Kepoikai was nominated
for president hut declined to serve
again. W. T. Robinson was -then
nominated "for president and unani
A vote of thanks for good work
done by Judge Kepoikai was tender
ed the retiring president.
. T. B. Lyons was unanimously
chosen vice-president while Secre-
tary and Treasurer J. Garcia was
elected to succeed himself without
The executive commit tqo on whom
will devolve the real active work of
the association, was then chosen.
The committee elected consists of
Capt. E. II. Parker, Dan. T. Carey
and Patrick Cockctt.-
Jt would be hard to select a strong
er team than these three gentlemen.
They will begin at once to work for
the annual race meet on July 4th
and it is safe to predict that the race
, meet on that day will be the best
seen on Maui in many years.
The purses will be large and will
be so arranged as to attract as many
horses as possible from Hawaii and
f . T. Pope
Frear Names Him to Succeed
HONOLULU, January 11. Pro
fessor Willis T. Pope will be Super
intendent of Public Instruction in
succession to Winfred H. Babbitt,
Governor Frear this morning sent
Professor Pope's name to the Repub
lican Territorial Executive Commit
tee for endorsation for the position.
Professor Pone, the Governor's
choice out of a host of voluntary and
involuntary candidates for the head
of the educational department, is
" well known in educational circles
here. He is the dean of the College
of Hawaii and professor of agricul
, turo and agricultural chemistry in
..that institution. Prior to his ap
pointment to the Territorial college
faculty ho was for some time an
instructor in the Normal school. Ho
is a graduate of the Kansas Agricul
tural College and was for a time at
Georgetown University. South Caro
lina. Withal the new educational chief
".of Hawaii is a public spirited oitL
?en, his name often appering in
connection with progressive move
ments. His new position will give
an opportunity that can hardly lie
eqalled in the Territory for tho de-
"velopment of executive capacity.
There is no department of govorn
ment in the Territory, having a
greater variety of vexing problems,
both large and petty, constantly to
solve than the educational depart
" The Republican Territorial Com
mittee met this noon and unani
mously endorsed Professor Pope's
Was One of Wailuku's Most
Lieutant Waldeniar II. Rogers
died suddenly of heart failure at
his home in Wailuku on Tuesday
the 1 1 tli instant at about 8:45
He had not been well for some
time but was apparently much
better on Tuesday and reported for
Deputy Sheriff Clement Crowell
declined to allow him to go to work
and told him'he thought him not
well enough to work.
He then went down town and
returned to the residence of Frank
Sonmcrfeld where he talked and
joked with his siBters. He was
apparently in the best of spirits
and remained there until dinner
time and declining an invitation
to dinner went hoir.e to his wife
Some time after dinner he sug
gested that he and his wife go out
and feed their two puppies but just
as he started he complained of not
feeling right and was assisted to
his bed where he died immediately.
Dr. Osmers was telephoned for
hut life was extinct on his arrival
a few moments later.
Walderma II. Rogers was born
in Wailuku thirty five years ago.
He had been a member of the police
force for about eight years and
during the past three years nas a
He was an active ofliccr and most
popular with the public and especi
ally so with his fellow oflicers who
held him in high esteem.
In the absence of Rev.. II. B.
Dodge the funeral services were
conducted bv Rev. B. K. Kaume-
Tho police and the Wailuku fire
men turned out and accompanied
the body to the grave.
The funeral was largely attend
ed by his many friends who wished
to bIiow thoir respect to the depart
He leaves a wife and two small
sons besides two sisters and one
brother to mourn his loss.
Unusually Heavy Seas Do
On Thursday morning of this week
unusually heavy seas carried away
about fifty feet of the end of the
concrete structure of the breakwater
built by tho Kahului Railroad Co.
for tho protection to shipping at
Some time ago seas of great height
carried away about ono hundred and
fifty feet. The company then built
this up with concrete in a manner
that was thought sufficiently strong
to withstand the heavy seas. 1 lie
conclusion was erroneous, however,
as was proven by the result of last
Tho action of the water proves
that a more substantial structure
than can reasonably bo expected
from an individual or corporation
must be built for the extensive ship
ping of this active port where tho
increase of shipping is a very large
part of the commerco of the Tern
The United States government
should take hold of tho matter and
make of Kahului such a harlwr as
tho extensive and ever increasing
Much Business of Interest
The Board of Supervisors held
their first meeting of tho year in the
Board rooms on Wednesday of this
week. All of the members were pres
ent except T. T. Meyer who is ill
and was excused for the present.
The minutes of the previous meet
ing onDc comber loth were read and
A communication from Auditor
Wilcox was read in which it appears
that there was collected and still re
mains the following amounts of the
Road Tax Special Deposit.
Collected On hand
Lahain'a $1428.84 $ 435.34
Wailuku 4037.38 1911. 11.
Makawao 3402.05 1779.00
Ilium 598.94 2G2.44
Molokai 1(52.19 87.10
Total collections $9708.00
Total on hand $4575.19
Total available cash on
District Magistrate McKay of
Wailuku reported that thirty six
persons had been prosecuted in his
court of whom thirty four had been
convicted the amount of costs and
fines collected amounted to $274.20.
Judge Rogers of Lahaina reported
that seventeen persons had been pro
secuted in his court while sixteen
had been convicted while the amount
of costs and fines amounted to
Judge Copp reported that eight
persons had been prosecuted in his
court all of whom had been
found guilty and contributed $53 to
swell tho coffers of the treasury.
Judge Goodness of Honuaula re
ported four cases having tried be
fore him and that he had found all
guilty and that they had paid $23.90
for their misdeeds.
The district magistrate of liana
reported having tried ton persons on
various charges in his court during
the month and that he had found
nine of them guilty and that the
total of the fines and costs amount
ed to $55.
On Molokai there were two per
sons prosecuted both were found
guilty and the total fines and costs
amounted to $5.
County Attorney Case reported
that in the matter of getting per
mission of the Wailuku Sugar Co.
to extend the water mains so as to
furnish water for tho new county
stables that such permission had
been asked some time ago and that
such permission had been granted.
Tho County Attorney filed an
opinion with the board to tho effect
that the existing resolutions creat
ing the ofiico sanitary inspector and
fish and food inspector does not
clothe these official with power that
they should posses over tho subjects
entrusted to their care nor do they
sufficiently define their duties and
responsibilities. Ho recommended
tho repeal of all existing resolutions
and ordinances relative to fish and
food and sanitary matters formally
recreating such officers naming the
powers and duties and fixing tho
responsibilities each officer who has
the overseeing of the sale of meats,
fish, poultry, game, vegetables, pro
duce, fruit etc, He also recommend
ed the entering into a contract with
some person or persons to make pro
vision for suitable places for tho
sale of such articles.
Sheriff Saffery reported that he
had appointed Kilohi Manuel of
Waikapu in place of E. A. Namo-
hala resigned. He reported that he
lad requested the resignation of
Defective Wire Causes Small
Damage in Office.
But for tho excellent equipment
for fire protection at Puunene on
tho plantation of the Hawaiian
Commercial & Sugar Co. and the
prompt action of the employees of
the plantation and others a serious
loss would have resulted from a
blaze which started in one of the
rooms over tho office of the plan
tation on Sunday evening.
A defective wire caused a fire in
one of the rooms above the ofiico
on Sunday evening which was seen
before the fire got much headway
by Mill Superintendent W. Searby,
Rev. W. Ault, J. H. Nelson and
Nelson and Skaug were in an
auto and were the first to reach the
scene and were joined almost im
mediately by Messers Searby, Ault
and Wren Wcscoatt. The fire was
quickly extinguished before any
great damage was done.
The rooms above tho office where
the flire started were occupitd by
Messers II. W. Pogue and J. Mar
tin, time keepers but both were
absent at the time. They suffered
the loss of some personal effects.
The entire damage will prbbably
not exceed three hundred dollars.
James Keao as he was ill and too
weak to perform his duties as an
officer. He reported that he had
found Kcyio an excellent ofliccr and
regretted that it was necessary for
him to dispense with his services.
Tho sheriff reported the appoint
ment of Joseph yiIson in the place
County Attorney Case reported
that he had received a request from
attorney Coko of Honolulu asking
for the assistance of Deputy County
Attorney Vincent in the water suit
with the Wailuku Sugar Co. on tho
ground that tho latter attorney had
had much to do in assisting him in
the suit and that his services would
bo of great benefit to the county in
tho suit which will come up for hear
ing next week in Honolulu.
Sanitary inspector St. Sure wrote
the Board that tho sanitary condi
tion of Wailuku, Waihee and Wai
kapu is good and that no cases of
typhoid have existed in any of these
localities for some time.
Marston Campbell wrote tho Board
that ho had sent a communication
to the Board of Supervisors of tho
County of Maui that was intended
for the Board of Supervisors of tho
County of Oahu relative to the nam
ing of a Coelho lane.
The residents of Lanai fear that
tl.o auimals on that island may
stray from the island and want a
government pound established there
and so request. Tho matter will bo
taken up later and will doubtless
Superintendent of Public Works
Marston Campbell wrote the Board
that he thinks it very probable that
he can spare a civil engineer from
his office to make tho survey of tho
belt road of Maui at a salary of S200
per month and expenses. This is
good news for those who would have
a good belt road for Maui at a min
The steamer Jniucs Makee, Captain
Miller, is removing everything of value
whieh can be taken aboard from the
wrecked bark Alexander Illack,
Miss Rebecca Copp, a daughter of Geo.
Copp of Makawao, returned to school in
Honolulu this week. She is attending
the Normal school.
IS TURNED DOWN
Wiekersham Will Nominate Peoples Choice in
Robertson, DeBoIte and Robinson as a
Result of Efforts of Kuhio.
(SPECIAL TO Tim A1AUI INBWS.)
Sugar cleg, test 4.11 Beets 155s. 3d.
HONOLULU, January 14. After asensational trial and dramatic
incidents the court awarded his wife to Conger.
According to Professor Donagho Halloy's comet will appear with
out a tail and is not due for some weeks.
Robert Burdette and wife are here for a few weeks vacation.
WASHINGTON, January 14. - Wickorsham told Kalanianaole
bo will nominate Robertson, DoBolte and possibly Robinson. The '
latter will be nominated for reappointment.
Half of the fortification appropriation goes to Hawaii and the
Ihero is evidence that, actinn under the nilvinnnf 'Puff tlm l
will conciliate tho insurgents whose
Pincbot sounds a warning note in an interview to the Associated
Press. He says he will not give up the battle. Pinchot will bo given
an equal opportunity with Ballinger to present his side of tho case
when his side of the case comes off.
LOS ANGELES, January 14. A balloon carrying five passengers,
three of them women, was lost for seven hours yesterday.
HONOLULU, January 13. Tho Congorcaso is still in court. The
wife testified yesterday that she did not intend tolivo with her husband
when sho mcrried him. The case is a peculiar one.
Tho Pearl Harbor station will cost more than $3,000,000.
Brewer it Co. wore made aents of Hutchinson 111 M n t n t inn vnolnr.
A campaign against tho mosouito nest will bo mad... Tf Mm si,:,,. .
pcr's wharf committee will not raise
Tho work of fighting the white plague hns been outlined.
WASHINGTON, January 13, Kuhio is on the committee on the
matter of the admission'of New Mexico as a state.
The President will not fight the insurgonts in Congress. Ho wants ;
peace and is anxious to bring it about. '
LOS ANGELES, January 13. In the' presence of 50,000 people
Paul U am broke all records for aviation. Two balloons with'passer- '
gers sailed out three miles over the sea and returned safely. '
HONOLULU, January 12. Kuhio is fighting for Dollolt for .
judge of tho Supreme Court. ' " '
Billie Wooliley is hold for. concealing the birth of a child. The
alleged father i said to be on an Inter Island steamer.
Captain Miller believe the bark Alexander Black can bo saved. -
Tiie citizens will hold a mass
Taft has appointed Graves to
Tho white slave hill has passed
NEW YORK, January 12. A
directors of the American Refinery Co. It expresses tho belief that the
officials know nothing of the fraudulent weighing and denies that the
company is a monopoly.
WASHINGTON, January 12.
tigation of the Ballinger affair has
HONOLULU, January 12.
superintendent of public instruction.
It is rumored that a bill will bo
of the Jems attire cuttincr out the nlimn nf mnvnr nf tl
Conner who married Miss Iiawlins asked for and
motion to bring his wife into court.
shanghaied on tho Alameda.
The central committeo has endorsed Robertson, Robinson, Do Bolto
and Popo, for appointments.
WASHINGTON, January 12 Plans for the dissolution of tho
llarriman system without litigation were the subject of discussion be
tween Taft and the officials of the railway.
SAN FRANCISCO, January 12. Tho Spreckels will contest has
WASHINGTON, January 12. A bill for the admission of Now
Mexico as a state has been introduced in tho House.
WASHINGTON January 12 The treaty of reciprocity botwepn -.
Germany and tho United States will expire on February and unless it
is renewed tho Payne tariff law will bo effectivo botweon tho two
countries. Thero are four and a half billions of dollars worth of triulq'
WASHINGTON, January 11. Senator Smoot introduced a hill
at-king a pension of $5,000 a year for Mrs. Cleveland.
BERLIN, January 11. The government of Germany has been in
formed by tho United States that it will regard the adoption of the -potash
law by tho Reichstag as a discrimination against tho United
factions may be united.
the funds, the money will be raised
meeting to discuss the white nlacue
succeed Pinchot ifs head of the
renort was issnrxl imlnv in- ti.n
A resolution callintr for the inves
gone to conference.
Willis T. Popo has been annointod
introduced into tho next session
He savs ho believes she will hi