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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MARCH 5, 1910
Reported That Noted Prohib
itionist Will Edit Star.
Whon the prohibition campaign
starts, provided congress passes the
joint resolution, it will be a warm
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that John G. Woolley is to be the
managing editor of the Star is cor
rect. Temperance Leader Woolley, ora
' tor, organizer, leader and writer for
the antisaloon forces, is now on his
way back to Hawaii from Washing
ton. According to reports he will
paign and edit the Star at the same
time, thus ensuring a wider circula
tion of his views and expressions of
them than could be secured through
a speechniaking campaign only.
1 Whether the prohibitionists arc
to have an oflicial Hawaiian organ
or not is not known.
There has been considerable spe
culation among newspaper men and
others as to who would succeed Mr.
Ilenshall in the Star editorship. It
' was generally supposed that the
choice lav between Sunervisor Loiran
already on the Star staff and the
' Nestor of the local press, and some
imported Coast journalist.
Last night, however, it was inti
lnatedjiy one in the confidence of
"the antisaloon workers that Mr.
, Woolley would kiriyo the. editorial
quill of the afte,roon publication.
If he does, there can be no doubt of
'the local prohibition fight that pa-
per will put up. Mr. Woolley is one
" of tlve cleverest speakers and one of
,the most forceful and caustic writers
of America and, in a campaign
brought on principally through his
own efforts, his pen .would be parti
The antisaloon leader agreed with
.the delegate concerning the plebis
cite to be taken in Hawaii on the
qustion of whether the people here
vdid or did not want the local legis
lature to enact a prohibition law.
-His contention before tho senate
committee was the majority of Ha
waiians wanted a prohibition law,
nB well as requiring one. He pre
sented petition after petition to con
r gross and had these supplemented
sonal letters from Ilawaiians to
congressmen asking for the enact
ment of tho Johnson Bill, the ori
ginal prohibition measure.
The first excitement concerning
prohibition into which the commun
ity was thrown has quieted down,
the announcement that the plebis
cite is to be taken on the enactment
of a territorial instead of a federal
law proving a wet blanket on tho
prohibitionists, somo of the most
ardent supporters of tho original
prohibition suggestions declining to
grow enthusiastic at all over any
local legislation. Tho liquor inter
ests have kept up their work against
prohibition in any form, however,'
which had been started as soon as
tho possibility of a prohibition law
became apparent. Tho first argu
ment was against the invasion of
"tho homo rule principle; tho pres
ent most used argument among the
Vlawaiians is that" the prohibition
,v, if the plebiscite is called for
and tho prohibitionists win, 'will bo
' ouo to keep tho poor man from JiaV
ing any booze while tho rich man,
usually designated as a "mission
ary" will bo able to have his cel
lar full for the use of himself and
his friends. This class legislation
argument is having some effect.
There is a plan on foot now, pro
posed mainly to keep the question J
Papaikou School Principal
Wants Definite Criticism.
We are in receipt of a communi
cation from Win. T. McClusky, the
principal of the Papaikou school in
which he says "If Maui citizens
will only appear in the open and
state plainly his objections to the
Papaikou school letter, we agree to
fight it out to a finish for the school
children of Hawaii want to know
where they stand."
"Their welfare is the question at
We agree to accept the judge
ment of the fair minded citizens of
Maui where the departmental house
cleaning should begin.''
"With regards to that letter sent
to the Hilo Tribuno-I may say that
it was composed and written as a
class exercise in language under the
guidance of the teacher in very
mtich the same manner as all com
positions are written. The doc
trines laid down are the moral
teachings of the school."
"The same class of about twenty
children stands ready for the closest
quiz on its subject matter by any
broad gauged fair-minded man or
woman in the country."
of prohibition out of politics, where
by a compromise liquor bill can be
dratnrffp in joini,co,mieil of repre
sentatives of the political parties,'
the antisaloon league, the wholesale
and retail liquor dealers, the civic
federation, the commercial bodies
and any other organization of weight
to allow of it being considered.
At such a council it . is believed
that an improved liquor bill can be
drawn up, the main features of
which will be: An enlargement of
the powers of 'the license commis
sioners; a high licenso fee, a limit
on the number of saloons; restricted
Sunday privileges to place of repute;
a provision whereby the liquor
dealers will cooperate with the au
thorities for the suppression of blind
pigs, and, probably, a clause where
by the possession of a certain
amount of liquor stored in a place
of public resort will be prima facie
evidence of the fact that it is being
kept for sale. Another suggested
clause is one whereby the possession
of an internal revenue tax receipt
by anyone not licensed to sell by
the Territory will be evidence that
the holder is in the business of sel
ling liquors illegally.
It is reported that the liquor deal
ers have practically agreed to such
a bill and if the temperance leaders
can be brought into agreement, a
meeting may be called. It is thought
that if such a bill can bo drawn,
satisfactory alike to liquor and tem
perance interests, both the Republi
can and Democratic parties will
agree in their platforms t pass it at
tho next session of the legislature.
In this way the question of a new
liquor law will not obtrude during
tho regular campaign this fall and
the campaign can be fought out on
other issues. It is otherwise agreed
that the campaign will be one of
prohibition and .antiprohibition, it
being taken for granted by those
proposing tho mutual agreement
plan that congress will not pass the
joint resolution. Sunday Adver
tiser. Senator W. T. Robinson returned
Twesday ironi a visit to Honolulu and the
floral parade. His daughters, the Misses
I'va, 'iovey nnd I'et accompanied him
home. The young ladies have enjoyed
a jsiosi ueiignuui visit witu ."Urs. A. u.
I Judge McKay Hands Out
Justice to Many.
District Magistrate W. A McKay
has been kept busy this week with
various offenders. On Monday a
nolle pros was entered at the request
of prosecutor H. C. Mossman on the
ground that the facts did not war
rant a conviction in the case of tho
Territory of Hawaii versus John
Fernandes who was accused of strik
ing his wife, Mrs. Helen Fernandes.
Ah Choy was charged with prac
ticing medicine without a license
and on his pleading guilty he was
Y. Tatsuyaina plead not guilty to
a charge of practicing medicine
without a license at Kahului. He
was dofendent by attorney J. M.
Sumao Takaka testified that the
defendant had trotted him by burn
ing his skin with dry moss and
prodding his flesh with a needle.
He said he had read the defendants
advertisement in the Maui Shinbun
of Wailuku and went to the defend
ant and asked him to treat him. Tho
witness identified a thermometer
and a stethoscope were instruments
used by the defendant. The witness
testified to having been treated every
day for three days for which he
paid seventy-five cents per day.
A number of other witnesses testi
fied to having been treated in the
The advertisement o1amTert"a"
positive cure for many ills.
Doctor Win. Osmers testified as
to the naluro and use of the moss
The defendant was found guilty
and sentenced to pay a fine of 100.
An appeal was noted.
On Tuesday Paulino, Malaea Paa
hao (w) Nakila, Tai On, John Ke,
Kcpnno Keawekuloa and lokia. All
plead guilty to having been present
at a crap game and were fined $5
William Keanu was before- his
Honor on a charge of striking Apu
lia of Kahakuloa. The defendant
secured th services of Attorney A.
G. Correa and got off with a fine of
Will Lay Over Seventeen
Miles of Kula Pipe.
Tho contract to lay the Kula
pipeline in the Makawao district,
has been let to A. II. Landgraf in
competition with six others for the
job. His figure for the ontire work
was JF5b28 with 1G5 day time limit.
The bids varied greatly and his
was by far the lowest made.
The only other making a bid on
the entire job was W. Olson, who
bid !f9575 with a 255 day time
limit. The balance all bid by the
lineal foot according to tho forms
sent out by Marston Campbell,
their tenders being as fallows: W.
E. Howell, 0G25c por lineal foot,
140 days; II. II. K. De Fries and
Albert Trask, .11937:1c per lineal
foot. 197 days; J. II, McKeezie,
14981c per lineal foot, 300 days;
W. H. Cooper, ,20c per lineal foot,
Cooper wrote a letter with his
tender calling attention to the fact
that tho specifications had not
called attention to tho numerous
"fills'' and trestles necessary in
laying tho lino nor had it specified
what constituted "proper support,"
Experiments there Prove to
be a Success,
Out beyond the' eastern limits of
I Iaiku Sugar Company's cane fields
.for many miles and covering a vast
area of land is one of the prettiest
sections of the island of Maui.
While this section is favored with
sufficient rain to keep the vegetation
green and pleasing to the eye the
land is unsuited to cane and has
been neglected and thought to be of
Mr. George Groves who resided
at Peahi for many years in about
thg middle of this section has been
experimenting with many kinds of
crops and has found that grapes,
pineapples eot'ton, barley, oats and
sorguin all do well.
Just now cotton is attracting
much attention and it is believed
will yet rival sugar as one of the
leading staples of tho territory. If
it does it is probable that in the
near future thousands of acres of
this beauty spot may 1k occupied
by a thrifty class of citizens.
The following letter is very en
couraging: Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 11, 1910.
Mr.. George Groves,
Replying to your recent letter en
closing samples of cotton grown at
Peahi and Haiku, I would say that
Disqualify of both these cottons is
excellent- i no sample marked
"Haiku" is an Tfgjtptian lint; fine
and of good length, for this Vi;US?of
cotton. The Peahi sample is a
choice sample of Sea Island, very
similar in quality to that Mr. While
sent us from Haiku.
Thanking you for your report,
Yours very truly,
F. G. KHAUSS,
Pioneer Mill Report
Shortest on Record.
Honolulu, February 2S The re
port of Malinger L. Woinzheimer,
of Pioneer Mill Co., submitted be
fore the meeting of tho stockholders
this morning, was very short, hav
ing to do with the most important
facts only. It was a model of con
ciseness, the manager leaving the
financial report to tell most of tho
story of tho big plantation's busi
ness for tho year. This is what
Mr. Weinzhcimer had to say:
To the Directors of the Piottecr
Mill Co, Ltd.
Gentlemen: I herewith beg to
submit my annual report for tho
year ending December 31st, 1909.
Crop 1909. This crop overran
the estimate considerably and we
manufactured 27,014 tons of sugar.
It only took 0.78 tons of cane to
make 1 ton of sugar.
Crop 1910. This Crop consist of
2,100 acres Plant Cane and 1,400
acres Hatoons, making a total of
3,500 acres, and my estimate is
25,500 tons of sugar. So far wo
have used 0.9 tons ofcano to manu
facture 1 ton of sugar, and I am
quite sure that we will overrun the
Crop 1911. Tho area of this
crop consists of .2,100 acres of plant
cane, and 1,050 acres of IlatoonB,
or a total of 3,750 acres, of which
250 acres are virgin land. If the
weather and other conditions dur
ing tlfo coming summer should bo
favorable, I oxpect to tako off next
season the largest crop ever pro
duued on this Estate.
One Lot of Russians Unreasonable-Organic- Act
Amendments Opposed-Coastwise Suspension-Faces
Serious Charge. t
(SSIM!Cli-y TO THE At AID NliWS.i
Sllirnr 91! di.tr tint .1,1" p.. i.i 1 1 .1
HONOLULU, March 4. Russian immigrants make-many de-.
mands. Their children are suffering from exposure and lack of food.
Some are ready to go to work. . , v
Senator Clark of Wyomcyg led the opposition to tho Organic,. Act
bill. Ho did not believe that the territorial officials should be paid
higher salaries than the federal officials receive.
I lie coastwise suspension law will come on hi.fnrn Hi o (an nn In nnm.
mitteo in ashington on Thursday next.
the Alameda is laid up for repairs. She will sail Sunday ..
Waikiki beech may bo dredged.
The passage of the ordinance extending the fire limits is assured.'
The chamber of commerce votes to furnish a trained nurse, for. one'
year to help the white plague campaign.
Deputy Jailor Kaia faces a serious charge of misappropriating
money and valuables belonging to prisoners. ...
The county keeps the dispensary.
NEW YORK. March 4. Hawaiian sugar men are implicated by
tne sugar trust investigation. Among thoso having agreements with tho
trust are the Sugar Factors Company, Spreckels, and the Ilmvaiian
Planters Association. The Sugar Trust is cited for contempt. ' ''
WASHINGTON, March 4. Ship subsidy may yet receive con
LONDON, March 4. King Edward and Fairbanks talked for, air
hour vnnlnvfln v " '
sav iriiAvmono'f i. i
- muiHi l j
placed in quarantine owing to small
EVE RET, Washington, March 4
HONOLULU, February 3.
Buckland declines the responsibility of taking the Poitugtiese back
to Portugal and refuses the trip. - -
Raymond Brown has applied to Washincton for a leave Af nhs'fmcn
ftP.d.may tako them.
JoTm .Walker, the now secretary
began his duties yesterday, has had
over $500 on a promisSrffvjjote.
HONOLULU, March 3. Suit
mer lor a l,UUU a man for the twenty-threo'MlcU in his employ.
l lnkbam lias been cabled bv
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llio governor bulioves the banks
ing loans to farmers.
SEATTLE, March 3. Floods
mainland and tho loss is heavy.
PARIS, March 2. Tho 3eino
SAN FRANCISCO, March 2
only trans continental road open to
HONOLULU. March 2. Tim
tiuiuu in m.ii-uu. iu repiy nas oeen received.
v " 1 v..((vumv unn iu UlllCl-
ed to Honolulu to ruplaco the Irouuois as the station shiiif: Ulinf-.Tfe.
quois is retired.
According to statements by federal officials v'esterdav. the Snmir
Planters' Association is to bo made
the United States chargiifg it with
ruiKiiam semis ine latest contract labor from Macao. They will
be sent back again.
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The board of Supervisors will
iihiiuu uAn-niuny uiu ri-biriuieii lire
Max bchlemmer is charged
labor laws. A suit has been instituted nuninnt him fnr aoji nnn
Five Hundred unstamped tins
of a Chinese.
Frank liusteed, one of the high
Railroad will tako up the matter of
tween Vancouver and Honolulu.
The golden wedding of Mr. and
united yesterday by a luncheon at
SEATTLE, March 2. Two trains and their ocennants worn Ru-nf
to death over a precipice Twenty -
LOS ANGELLS, March 2. Dick Ferris, the actor offers .$150,000
to get tho Jeffries-Johnson contest.
Wo aro continuing to develop
wator, and during tho past year we
have secured an additional supply
of 1,000,000 -gallons.
We havo built during tho last
year 20 new houses' to accommo
date the Portuguese and Russians,
and intend to build 20 moro houses
as wo expect to receive more
One new reservoir at Kaananali
at an elevation of 1700 feet, with a
iiu ui uisur u asningion nas ueen
Thirty-one bodies are already
-Logan will probably be the editor of
of the board of immk-nif imi u-lm
his salary garnisheed in a suit for
'lias been filed airainsl Max Sehlnin-
officials in roarn7r-i-r)4i4iiiii! re-
should be more libei ill in ' Min'lr."
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are devastatinn manv hurls fif'ilii.
is again near the flood limit.-
The Southern Pacific is now 'Vim
U S. Shin ninv,; u i1?KT' ;
defendants in a suit . hrnm.lit i,v
violatim? the r-mitrnnt lnl
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act on tho lire menace. An. onli-
zone will e introduced next. week.
with the violation of the contrnct .
O ---.. yWivl
of opium were found in -tho hnneo
officials of tho Canadian Pacific
nutlina on a sto.nmhin lino ho.
Mrs. Alexander l mm wnti rVr,1n
C " w vfcv.
the Aloxandor Young Hotol.
three wero killed and twonty-five
capacity of-10 11,000,000 gallons
of water, will be built and the old
tesorvoir at Launlupoko. now hold
ing 2,000,000 gallons, will be in
creased to a capacity of 10,000.000
gallons. This will enablo us to
tako more land under cultivation
in ftituro. 1
Manager Pioneer Mill Cq., Iitil,
Liihuina, Feb. 18lh, 1910.