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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T.t SATURDAY. APRIL 10, 1910
What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
Is Sentenced 10 Thirty-five
H We, the Jury In this cnse, ij
find the defendant guilty o! $
fi murder In the Becond degree, (j
Such was the verdict rendered
Wednesday evening ii little after ,8
o'clock 1y the jury trying tle ease
of Territory of Hawaii'vs. .Tinzaburo
Kuwaham, charged with the mur
der of his brother, Torokiehi Kuwa
liarat in Wailuku hint November.
The jury, which was composed of
the following: .las. A. Ilattie, fore
man; J. Vasconcellos, C. K. Far
denr Geo. Cookelt, S. E. Taylor,
John'Pereira, W. A. Engle, J. A.
-.Ahcong, K. II. Dnunmond, John
Kanaeholo, E. II. Cockett, F. II.
Hayselden, Jr., reached a verdict
after about four hours deliberation
having retired to the room a little
after four o'elock.
This trial which lasted eight days,
has been watched with considerable
interest by the entire community.
It was tile first capital ease tried in
many years, and as murder cases
everywhere interest quite a -number
1 il. 1 ..11
01 people, mo conn mom ar inn
of spectators daily.
" The prosecution was conducted
'by County Attorney D. II. Case,
agisted by Deputy County Attor
ney Enos Vincent, and tho defen
dant was represented by E. A. Don-'
"tliitt, of 'the law firm of Douthitt it
Coke of Honolulu.
During the entire proceedings
thre were wordy clashes between
the defense and the court; the court
'overruling Mr. Douthitt's objections
and Mr. Douthitt taking except
ions to tho rulings and remarks of
On Tuesday morning the exam
ination of witnesses was concludod
and both .sides rested. The jury
was then excused until 15 p. in. to
givo the attorneys -and the court
.time to prepare instructions. The
"nnnvt nllnuvwl tll( attorneys two
hours each in which to argue the
case to the jury. Mr. Case opened
the argument and spoico lor anoiu
" thirty minutes, after which the
court adjourned to tho morning fol
lowimi. On Wednesday morning at 10
o'clock Mr. Douthitt began- his
argument to the jury speaking until
the noon hour. It was said by
many of tho spectators to be tho
ablest address to a jury ever heard
"by them in a local court. The court,
at the conclusion of Mr. Douthitt's
remarks, took a recess until 2 p. in.,
durum which time the jury was
placed in charge of the baliif.
At the opening of the afternoon
session County Attorney Case began
his closing argument, and conclud
ed at an. m., after which tne conn
read tho instructions to the jury
and consumed another hour. The
defense then excepted to several in-
k structions given and the jury was
then ordered into the jury room
. as stated above brought in a verdict.
' At 2 p. m. Thursday tho defen
" dent was brought to court to receive
his sentence. After ascertaining
whether there was any objection to
the sentence being pronounce, the
judge called the defendant up and
asked him his ago to which he aii?-
wered; us years, aim 10 uie question
- as. to tho Kngth of time he has been
in the Territorytho defendant ans-
- wered. 13 years.
Eight ' New Members Are
The neat Quarterly Calender o'f
the Wailuku Union Church which
the Maui Publishing Co. printed
was distributed the first Sunday
night of this month. It contained
tho ordur of service for the next
three months, the list of members
of the church, and the, names1 of
those who joined at the Communion
Service. By mistake, the name of
Miss Akiau On Tai was omitted
from the list of members. Those
who were received into the church
are as follows: '
On Confession of Faith : Orlando
On Reaffirmation of Faith : Sam-,
uel Keliinoi, formerly a member of
the Grace Presbyterian Church, Os
wego, N. Y.
Jack Rivers, formerly a member
of the First Raptist Church, Hud
son, N. Y.
Ry Letter: Daniel Webster Rur
chard, from the First Methodist
Church, San Jose, California.
Selden Ringham Kingsbury, from
the Central Union Church, Hono
lulu. MissCaroline Kaiuluakea Schultz,
from the Kawaiahao Church, Hono
lulu. Mrs. Renee Yirgina Speck White
head, from the First Methodist
The Court then spoke'as follows:
"You have been indicted by the
grand jury of this County on the
charge of murder in the first degree.
You wero tried by a jury of this
County and on that trial you had
the assistance of able consul. After
many days of trial the matter was
submitted to the -jury and they ren
dered a verdict agatns't you of mur
der in the second degree In the
opinion of tho-Court the verdict was
a just one under the evidence.
Tho law requires the Court to
pronounce a sentence upon you.
Tho smallest sentence the law will
allow in the ease of a person con
victed in the second degree is im
prisonment at hard labor for a
period of 20 years. That is the
smallest sentence that a court could
pronounce on a person convicted of
tho crime of which you were con
victed. The punishment is not less
than 20 years, or may be imprison
ment for life.
"it is the judgment and sentence
of this Court in this case that you
be imprisoned in the Territorial
prison, at Oahu jail, at hard labor
for a period of 35 years.
"If the Court had serious doubts
as to your guilt it would either set
aside the verdict and giant you a
new trial or sentence you to the low
est period tho law allows. Rut the
Court has no such doubt. '
"The Court can only pronounce
upon you tho punishment prescribed
bv law under such circumstances
and can inform you under tho law
that should you conduct yourself
well in prison ydu could reduce the
term of imprisonment-to a consider,
''Sheriff, take charge of the pris
Much comment has been heard on
the fact that tho jury in this case
was not kent continually under the
caro of tho bailiff, but were allowed
to go to their homes. The law
leaves that to the discretion of tho
Visit Picturesque Parts of
Last Tuesday morning about ten
o'clock a party of nine men left
Sunnyside, Paia, for Haleakala and
a trip around East Maui. The
weather was threatening at tho out
set, but cleared at the top of the
mountain, and aside from a little
driving.niist. in the Kaupo Gap and
a few showers on the upper trail
from Keanao the weather was all
that could be desired.
The party was made of Revs. E.
R. Turner, and R. R. Dodge, Messrs.
Howell Rond, Kenneth Rond, Os
wald Hind, Henry Hind, Allan
Ronton, who were students in Pulia
tion. Mr. II. S. Clark, an instructor
in Punahou, and the photographer,
Mr. R. J. Raker.
Tuesday night was spent at the
top of the mountain, and an early
start was made through, the Crater.
The party stopped now and then for
Mr. Raker to -get some panoramic
and other views, and Kaupo was
easily reached by five o'clock. This
makes the sixth time that Mr. Dodge
has been. through the Crater. Only
once has ho had a guide with him
to show the way and that time, be
ing the first, his guide lost him for
a time, and the party wandered for
five hours in the aa, finding no trail
at all. In the last five times there
has been no difficulty, because the
clouds have been carefully watched,
and the trip not attempted, if there
was threatening weather in the dan
gerous part of the Crater
On Wednesday six of the (party
were entertained at Nahiku and
three at Manager Chalmer's at I lana.
On Friday the six who were ahead
were able to get through and took
tho Manna Kea that night, while
Mr. Clark took the Lurline on Sat
urday, and Mr. Raker remained at
Mr. Pogue's in. order to get some
good water scenes tho next two days.
It is expected that he will Imvo sonic
remarkably fine pictures from this
trip, as the gulches were running
full of water and the weather was
good for photographic work.
at K. of P. Hall.
The Organ fund of the Church of
the Good Shepherd at Wailuku is to
be benefited Saturday April 30th by
an evening of musical and drama
tical doings at the hall of the knights
of Pythias. Tho benefit to this fund
comes in the fifty cents that you pay
to attend and the benefit to you
comes in the privilege of assisting
the good work and at the same time
having un interesting evening. That
you will thus double your money is.
evident from the array of talent tha,
has been corralled for the occasions
including such well-known artists at
Mrs. Nicholl, Mrs. Yon Tompsky,
Miss Xcllio Backer, Miss Ralcom,
and Miss Yanderhoof, the Rev.
Ault and Messrs. D. C. Lindsay,
W. 0. Aiken, F. P. Roseernns,
Clarence White, C. D. Lufkin and
There is a sweet young girl part
in a monologuo and several m Mr.
Robs' nil of which aro ably back
grounded by Lindsay Aiken and
The promoters aro proud of their
up-country patronesses: Mesdames
II. A. Raldwin, F. F. Baldwin,
Harold Rice, D. D. Raldwin, Frank
Alexander, L. R. '1 timer, D. C,
Lindsay, D. R. Murdock, V. Nic-
holl, J. J. Hair, W: 0. Aiken, F
Rosecrans, D. T. Fleming, E. R
Cnrley, W. I. Wells, W. A. Raid-
win, E. II. Rome, C. G. White
Miss Lindsay and Miss Ilcusner.
Special trains will run from Paia
Piiuneno, and Kahului.
Doings begin at 8 p. m., Apri
Spooks Said to Have Visited
Carpenters arc at work on the Goo
Lip block. Four rooms will be add
Harry Smith, on his last visit to
Lahaina, did not collect as many
dmpty bottles as usual. One of the
saloons now sends beer bottles to
Honolulu on its own account. On a
former trip, Smith collected about
1,500 bottles in this town. He was
born in one of the Southern States.
A barber, who formerly did bus'-
iness in Lahaina, had opened a largo
shop at Panama at last accounts.
He had tho latest furnishings, and
employed five men.
Mrs. Austin, Mrs. Hanson and
Miss Hanson were entertained by
friends in Lahaina last week.
Mr. Waldeyer's new four cylinder
uitomobile is much superior to the
machine which he formerly used, i
One of the automobile drivers is
confident that he could make the
run between Wailuku and Lahaina
in -15. minutes.
Eva Taylor is taking a oourso at
the Honolulu High school, and her
sister Thelma is studying at Puna
hou. Helen and Anita Taylor are
at Maunaolu Seminary.
Mr. Robert Law has been recup
erating at Johnson's Sanatorium in
Louis Benedict Jones was a car
penter whoeanicto the Islands from
Syracuse,4 N. Y., about 33 years ago.
fter his decease ft was said that
rappings,. or other strange noises
were heard in his house in Lahaina
it night. The alleged occult pnen-
onicna have now ceased.
Pang Bit at the Sing Fat store,
as a bright and promising baby,
seven months old, weighing 20
pounds. Pang has another child,
about 10 years old, in China. Pang
See, who was formerly in business
with his brother, is now in the fish
market in 'Honolulu.
Bishop Restariek and Managor
Wcinzheimer were passengers on the
Claudino from Honolulu.
Mr. Paschal has left Lahainahuia
and will try the cool climate of Van
couver, for (ho benefit of his health.
At Holy Innocents' church last
Saturday morning Kuk Moon Soo
of Olowalu was united in marriage
with Mary Gonzales, the Rev. Leo
pold Kroll officiating. Refore the
nuptials, the bridegroom was bap
Murashizes automobile has arrived
from Honolulu. There are now four
automobiles for biro in this town.
Miss Daisy Ah Po has been sort
ously ill for three weeks, but was
much better at Inst accounts.
Bishop Restariek returned from
tho east side of the island on Tues
day afternoon, and sailed for Ililo,
on the Mauna Kea.
K. Oldiug left (or Honolulu Wednes
day, where he expects to make his future
honie. Mr. Oldhig was the chief steward
on the Lurliue for mouths, atul is highly
spoken of by all who traveled on the
Lurline during the time he was on that
On and after the first of July next the
steamer Mauna Kea will leave Honolulu
for Ililo at 10 u. m., thus arriving at I.a
haiua and McGregor's Landing at day
light. A very much needed change, in
The steamer Mauna I,oa is due to sail
from McGregor's Landing and Lahaina
J for IIouolulu next Monday evening,
IS FINALLY SETTLED,
Sugar Carrying Contract
Is Hissed by Suffragette Delegation-
Railroad Strike Settled.
HONOLULU, April 15.-7Colonel
pany Prince. Tsai Tsu to the Uhited
The. Knpau land matter is settled. Some deeds passed yesterday
and the others will be passed today.
Tho mate of the steamer M sourian was killed on Kauai yester
day. There are no narticulars.
Typhoid and German measles
Wm. M. Bray of J. Hopp & Co. has gone to the Coast and left a
hortage of $5000. The firm is in the bands of a receiver. There will '
be no criminal charge as Bray had
It was decided yesterday that
Matson S, S. Co. are to divide the
is to be withdrawn.
The new Japanese bank building, the finest in tho Territory was
opened with a reception by the manager and force yesterday.
WASHINGTON, April 16. -President Taft received a defecation
..f Cl.ffl-.W.S.I .r. 1 Wfl 1.-
.......jm.o j iniviiinj . i nun in;
mm mum iiu u as iorceu 10 siaim ami
WASHINGTON, April 15. Congress has asked Presidcnt.Taft-'to i.
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in the 1th round.
LONDON, April lo 'I he controversy between tho House of com- "'
mons and the Lords was advanced
commons passed on pecond reading the Asquith resolution to curb the -powers
of the Lords.
PHILADELPHIA, April 15.
tied by a compromise. Ail of the'-'strikers'aro to be taken back into the
employ of "the company.
nnvni nr tt i mm... u
nuuuuuwu, A im i no
vice and aro applying for jobs o the
Wailuku Sugar Co won tho ejeqtnieiit siiit. brought by Kalaeoke-
koi. wliioii lin hpnn in tlin ..mii-fa uimui 1 UQO
The uncle of tho Empeior of China arrives today and will bo ac-
corded royal honors and reception by
The Campbell house on Emma
Eight hundred and sixty schcol
restricted speed limits for automobiles bo extended.
NEW HAVEN, Api il 1-1. Six
terduy while trying to lescuo prisoners and extinguish a fire iirthe ,"'
city jail. Tho flames came behind
rvuiuu,, pru ii. ine fopo
possibilities the names of all American archbishons in rntiilintiniv for "
the stand taken by Roosevelt.
INDIANAPOLIS. Anril 11.
mated through John Temple Graves
Democratic folds nrovided tho nnrtv
PORTO MURlZIO, April 14.
ciBco was a caller on Roosevelt to
rounding tho defeat of Ilcnoy.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1-1. -
attompt to stop tho Jeffries Johnson"
HONOLULU, April 13. Tho
filthy in the extreme. Dr. Mackall
Judge Mahnulu and Kakula are
Governor 1' rear says-tho knpau
never bo settled:
MERIDIAN, Miss., April 13-.
hero was taken by a mob, hanged,
LOS ANGELES, April 13. The
platform stands for tariff not to exceed the difference in tho cost of.
production at homo and abroad.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 13. Tho supremo court affirmed tho
entenco of Joe Cooper for the murder of Cannacks,-,.aiid reverses tho
decinion us to Coopcr'B son. Tho
POUTO MAURIZIO, April 13
in a Fpecial car provided by
were made by citizens.
FAIR RANKS. Alaska, April 13, Pour explorers who ascended "
Mt. McKinley for the purpose of verifying Cook's olaipi at that placo
found no trace of an American ilag at that summit. . .
TOKIO, April 13. Restrictions resardini: tho awnorshin of huiu
M Jupan by foreigners" -whoso countries grant ownership privileges to
Jnpancse Will become eftectiyo today.
Divided -President Taft
Schuyler is detailed to accom
States and remain with him whilo
The details" aro withheld from the
are being placed on the list of miar-
a full power of attorney.
the American-Hawaiian and tho
Hawaiian business. The Nevadan
iiaiiiiiiiiHi no was not in pympainy
usien to nisseslroni everyone of
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i nun tkiiuuuv w wvii w liiiiiiriiii u .
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another step ycsteniay when tho
Tho railroad strike has. been set- -
uussians are siowiv vieidinc to ad-r
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plantations. ; ' "
consul. . ..:
street will be selected as military '
children have petitioned that the-
firemcji were burned to death yes- ' '
them and shut out all means of .
lias cut trom the list of Cardinal
William Randolf Hoarst h.-ia inti
that ho is willing to return to' tboT''
will nneitnt his iii-innm1ii
Ex-Mayor Phelan of San Fran-1
whom be related occurrences mii '
The ' Federation of Churches will '
condition of the Russian camp is '
stales that sickness may come at-''
accused of defrauding a man.
land matter is not now and may.
A negro who had killed his jailor
shot, throat cut and cremated. '
Democratic stato cqnferenco on
elder Uotqior was pardoned some timo
Roosevelt left today for Vcnico
tho government. Denirinstalinns