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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MARCH 10, 910
Grand Jury Begins Its Labors
For the Term.
Tho March, 1910 term of court
owned Wcdncsdny, with Circuit
Judge Selden 15. Kingsbury, presid
ing and Edmund II. Hart as clerk
and. Mips Eva Scholtz as stenogra
The grand jury was sworn in and
charged by the court as follows:
Gentlemen of the Grand Jury:
We live in a land the government
of which is Democratic that is by
the people themselves self-govern
Ours is a benevolent government
because instituted and maintained
to supply our needs for our good.
Yet, we must support the Gov
ernment, not the Government us.
And wo each in turn and accqrding
to our respective duties, powers and
positions, bear our part and per
form our several respective govern
There is a work to be done by the
Legislature, another by our Execu
tive, and another by our Judiciary;
but the fundamental, most inde
pendent, most powerful govern
mental factors are the various pow
ers and duties of our electors, of
whom you are. You are now as a
special committee of the electors of
this jurisdiction, carefully selected,
legally drawn aim duly summoned
to look into and to report concern
ing criminal matters within this
County of Maui, embracing the is
land of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and
These shores circumscribe your
territorial jurisdiction and confine
your functions to acts and omissions
within their lines. The subject
matter of your jurisdiction is the
'criminal law of this Territory and
the question is what. violation has
there been of this law within this
jurisdiction, and who is guilty of
Such questions aie now to be ask
ed you, and you aro to answer them
under your oaths as grand juryman.
The obligation is upon you to ans
wer truly and fully. You must not,
cannot skirk or shrink hack from
this duty. It is placed upon you by
law and custom, ancient and sacred,
and pertains to your electorship.
Your liberty and station as citi
zens and freemen is bound in with
this duty and service, and is guard
ed and preserved by this ancient
institution of the Grand Jury.
The jury system is one of the
most precious institutions of the
American people and comes to Ha
waii with the constitution and flag
as the old tried and old approved
method by which a free people can
best set in motion the engine of
justice for the peotection of tho good
and the punishment of tho wicked.
No person can bo put on trial for
a crime or heinous offense except
ho is first indicted by a Grand Jury.
Ilenco, a Grand Jury is not only
the Tribunal which is first to take
up the sword of justice, but it is
also ever the shield of the innocent
and 'the safe-guard of our liberties.
Your present ollico is most im
portant ; the duties arduous and irk
some, but most honorable and with
correlated powers. Our freedom, our
liberty, tho blessings of our benevo
lent government, our happiness and
security as a people, are either
guarded by the Grand Jury or they
aro lost. You are the responsible
Tribunal for sotting in motion the
governmental powers which punish
the law-breaker and preserve tho
benefits of law und constitution.
of W. H. Field
Gets a Medal from ExPresi
We are in receipt of a copy of the
Seattle Post Intelligencer which
gives an account of the receipt of a
medal presented to II. Gooding
Field by Ex-l'resident Roosevelt in
recognition of faithful service rend'
ercd at Panama on the canal. The
Faithful and continuous service at
the Panama canal, much of the
time threatened by fever and part
of the time suffering from it, has
won lor 11. Li. lueld, oi fecattle, re
cognition from Col. Rcosevelt, pre
sident when Mr. Field performed
his work. A simple little leather
case came to Mr. Field the other
day and in the case was a medal of
bronze and copper, from metals left
by the De Lesseps company in its
On the face of the medal are the
words: "For two years' continuous
service on the Panama canal," and
on the obverse, "Presented by the
president of the United States. The
face shows a bust of Roosevelt, the
obverse represents the Culebra cut
at the canal.
Mr. Field went to Panama in
1905 as chief accountant and ex
aminer of accounts for the com
mission. He played his part in the
vast work of organizing the camps
and systematizing the prelimiiury
construction. At the time he went
to Panama the entire force number
ed less than 5,000, of which only
150 were Americans, mostly en
gineers. When he left, in Septem
ber, 1908, there was a pay roll of
10,000 and 5,000 Americans were
engage in the various branches of
the work. Conditions in Panama
when Col. Gorgas took hold of the
sanitation and made it possible for
Americans to live there without
suffering from fever. Refore this
condition was brought about, Mr.
Field had caught the fever and for
some time was seriously ill.
The presentation of the medal Is
tho outcome of the visit President
Roosevelt made to the canal zone in
1907. -In appreciation of the work
of the pioneers there congress pass
ed a special act providing for the
medals at the suggestion of tho pre
sident. They were struck off at
the Philadelphia mint.
You have not been selected to this
oflico hit or miss from the great
body of electors of this County, but
you are of those carefully selected
from the body of electors, because
you aro believed to have the proper
qualifications for jurymen, and are
believed to be good men and truo
and neither criminals nor sympa
thizers with crime. You are of those
selected as tho responsible, honest,
just and honorable men of Maui
of those who are the backbone, the
brain and the heart of this portion
As a Grand Jury, you will indict
no man from malice, you will spare
no man from friendship, favor, or
from weakness, mistaken for mercy.
Keep tho image of Justice ever
before you, and of Justice consider
truth is her handmaid, freedom her
child, peace her companion; safety
walks in her steps, victory follows
hher train." She is the brightest
emanation of the Gospel, "is the
greatest interest of man on earth,
and an attribute of God."
In tho end Justico and Mercy
make same requirement.
In tho performance of your duties,
you will liavo the advice, aid and to
Was Held at Waihee Church
The Association of the Sunday
School and Christian Endeavor
met at Waiheo Thursday, March
17th at ten o'clock for organiza
tion, and the beginning of their
On Friday, the 18th, the first
session of the Evangelical Associa
tion was held at nine o'clock. At
seven o'clock in the ovening there
was a Temperance rally, with the
following gentlemen leading Revs.
Oleson, Nakuina, Turner and Hon.
M. P. Waiwaiole.
Today there will be only routine
business, but there will be an ex
cellent concert in the evening for
the benefit of the Waihee Church.
On Sunday the Sunday School
exhibition and luau will be held
The exercises will begin at about
9.30. Everybody is cordially in
vited. The'c. E. Rally follows,
the preaching service in Hawaiian
and Lord's Supper in the evening.
Monday will be an interesting
day, with a Rible drill by Rev.
Mr. Turner in ihebookof Matthew
at 9:00 o'clock. This is to be fol
lowed by the sermon outlines in
both English and Hawaiian all of
which will be printed on the
mimeograph. Clarke's outline in
Theology will be distributed in
Hawaiian. On Monday evening,
Mr. Nakuina will conduct a ques
tion box in Hawaiian, while Mr.
Kaumeheiwa leads the devotional
On Tuesday at 9:00 Rev. Henry
P. Judd will speak upon "The Re
lation of the minister to tho Sun
The meetings will close on Tues
day, or at the latest Wednesday
Preparation is being made for
three or four hundred guests on
Sunday, and I think that day will
bo very interesting. Monday is a
day, too, when all tho ministers
should be present for the Monthly
School, and on Tuesday to hear
The associated press dispatches an
nounce that congress has turned down
the request of Joe Cannon for an automo
bile. Uncle Joe should go to Hawaii and
get elected as a supervisor if he wishes
to enjoy such luxuries.
some extent the direction of the At
torney General and his deputies,
and our able County Attorney is his
deputy in this County, and is here
for this service. ' Ho will wait upon
you soon after you retire to your
jury room. It is his duty to bring
to your attention every case of vio
lation of tho criminal law'known to
him when he regards the evidenco
obtainable suflicient for a conviction
for any crime committed.
It is his duty to advise and direct
you as to tho legal matters and to
aid you in the examination of wit
nesses, but he will not advise you
as to when you should indict, nor
be present when you vote on ques
tion of presentment.
No person' must be in your jury
room when you are in session, ex
cept the County Attorney or his de
puty or tho Attorney General or his
deputy, except a witnesss actually
giving testimony and an interpreter
when one is actually needed for tho
witness who is testifying.
You will have a Railiff to servo
you and to keep impropor persons
from your door.
(Continued on Page' 2.)
Accidentally Shoots Himself
While Out Riding.
Angus MoPheo, manager of the
Raymond ranch, accidently shot
himself in the hand and arm last
Sunday near the Polipoli springs.
He stood his shotgun up againt a
fence and after' mounting his horse
he reached for the gun but succeed
ed in getting hold of the end of the
gun. As he drew it toward him the
hammer struck the fence and dis
charged the gun.
The charge entered the palm of
the hand and came out above the
The wounded man rode nine
miles home and sent for aid.
Before Doctors Osmers and Mc
Conkey could reach .him ho had
nearly bled to death.
They amputated the fore-arm as
sisted by F. P. Rosecrans, who ad
ministered tho anasthetic.
On Monday, McPhee was brought
down to the Malulani hospital,
where he getting on nicely.
Mr. Angus McPhoe is considered
one of the best cattle men of tho isl
ands. He is universally liked and
there have been many expressions
of regret on account of the accident
and many words of sympathy for
the unfortunate man.
Miss Burletn and Mr. Rosa
A very pretty wedding ceremony
was witnessed on last Saturday even
ing at St. Anthony's Church in
Wailuku, the contracting parties be
ing Miss Maggie Rurlem and Caeser
F. Rosa, an employee of the Hono
lulu Iron Works, Father Maximin
The bride was dressed in an ex
quisite white gown, hand embroid
ered, and was attended by her sis
ter, Miss Tilda Rurlem, the brides
maid. The groom was accompanied by
John Garcia as best man, and the
bride was given awayby her father,
T. Rurlem, an old townsman of
Mr. Sohrader presided at the
organ with music suitable to the
occasion. The bridesmaid was a
picture in blue.
After tho wedding services the
party made their way to the Rurlem
homestead, where they were congra
tulated by their numerous friends.
That Mrs. Rosa was ono of Wai-
luku's popular young ladies was
made manifest by tho innumerable
wedding gifts displayed, these com
ing from all parts of Maui and Ho
nolulu. Light refreshments were served to
tho many guests, and in-as-much as
Hurlein's reputation for entertaining
guests is well known, it is almost
needless to say that tho whole affair
was a pronounced success, and well
appeciated by his many friends.
Mr. Rosa is a machinist in the cm
ploy of tho Honolulu Tron Works,
and after spending a few days on
Maui, left for Honolulu with his
bride by tho Mauna Kea last even
ing. They will make Honolulu
their future home.
Trent your wife as though she were a
queeu and that will help make her one.
RUSSIANS MUST WORK
OR BE DEPORTED
San Francisco May Quarantine Against Honolulu
-Uncle Sam and Japan Are Conducting
ICIAL TO THE A1AU! NEWS.)
Sugar 9(5 deg. test l.ao Reets Ms Gd.
HONOLULU, March IS. Russian emigrants Will be allowed to go
where they wish when they are released from quarantine. The board
of immigration will support them until tho arrival of tho next steamer
for the Orient when tlAse who are not at work will bo deported by the
The Russians threaten to sue the hoard of immigration for bring
ing them here under false pretenses.
It is rumored that San Francisco will quarantine against Hono
lulu unless Honolulu quarantines against Ililo.
There aro thirty passengers booked for the return trip of the
Wilhelmina for the coast.
James McLean of the I. 1. S. S. Co. is president of the promotion
WASHINGTON, March 18. Republicans and insurgents have
been debating in congress all night. At 2:30 thiH morning the debate
was still on over a trivial matter relative to ono of the houso rules.
CHICAGO, March 18. The piece of Irish sod which Taft was to
have stood upon when addressing the Iliberians yesterday was stolen
before the meeting opened.
Taft in his address today, confined himself to certain newspapers
and scored them in a tirade of abuso.
WASHINGTON, March 18." Important negotiations between the
United States and Japan arc about to lake place and the question of
the open "door in China will be settled.
HONOLULU, March 17. San Francisco has issued minrnntin.,
orders against all vessels from Ililo
Mott-Smith says he will not quarantine local vessels from there
unless more case develop.
Tho Matson line will demand cash with berth rpsnrvntiniiH nrwl
other lines will follow suit.
Diptheria cases are diminishing
Chauffeurs, White and Wilson have been arrested for carrying
liquor to Leilehua.
Walter Dillingham leaves for Washington to confer with the navy
department officials relative to Pearl harbor dock.
HONOLULU, March 10. Tho Matson Navigation Company will
bid on sugar to ship to eastern ports.
Makino, Negoro, Tasaka and Soga are behind prison bars. Light
foot asks for write of habeas corpus.
CI O M'lll. . 1.. .. ....
iiiu o.. ti imeimina is meeting Willi Heavy weather.
The twenty-three Japanese poachers were released today and will
testify against Schleminer.
McCandless has bought tho property of tho Sierra-Nevada Im
Three Russians in quarantine aro under arrest under various
WASHINGTON, March 17 During the debate on tho bill to
change the form of government of Alaska yesterday the governor and
delegate from that territory used hard language toward each other.
Petitions signed by 100 citizens of the Philippines ask for tho in
dependence of the islands.
The administration railway bill in the senate today .caused the
sharpest discussion of the session.
PHILADELPHIA, March 1G. Strikers and their sympathisers
have created such a serious condition that' services at St. Patrick's
Cathedral will be postponed.
WASHINGTON, March 1G. Taft left today for Chicago to give
an address. He will return by way. of New York. He will stonat
Commissioners Knapp and Neil left today to represent tho govern
ment in an arbitration of the railway strike.
Arguments by tho government in tho dissolution suit against the '
Standard Oil Co. hnir.in tnrlnv
AMSTERDAM, March 1G. Wreckage washed along tho coast con
firms tho report of tho loss of tho liner Princo Wilholin II.
HONOLULU, March 1G. Japanese have rocently erected thirty
one cottages in Honolulu.
Gold medals in tho shape of bronz discs have been recoiv'ed hero
as awards to exhibitors in tho Seajtlo fair.
The Rapid Transit will give Kaimuki a ton minute service Secre
tary Wood and Lloyd Childs have gone to Atlantic citv.
Tho fire ordlnanco was passed by tho board of "supervisors. It
may bo found ineffective when it goes into court.
WASHINGTON, March 1G Speaker Cannon was turned down
in his request for an automobile.
The bill to amend tho Organic Act relativo to tho land laws is al
most certain to pass with minor amendments, among which is'tho sala
ry section. The section providing for loans to homesteaders was striken
out, as was that which provided msaiiB for oxtonding transportation
PHILADELPHIA, March lG.Tho federation of labor has direc
ted all labor unions to take a vote on tho matter of a general sympathe
tic strike. It will extend to all kinds of labor within tho etate of
on account of plague cases at that
ainonc the Russians.