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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. APRIL 30, 1910
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iTwo Criminal Cases Take
r -r Much Time,
The March rbrm of the
court of this circuit came to
on the 20th instant.
The two cases thut required the
.' greatest time for trial were the JCu
- wahara murder casc.and the Kawano
. On Tuesday, the last day of the
'term four Philipino boys plead guilty
J to Inirglnry. .Owihg to their Hge
sentence was suspended and they
. were. put in charge of attorney D.
V: Burchard who has since placed
them in care of local families.
Francis Armstrong of the barque
" Alexander Black and R. W. Howell
were each sentenced to one years
imprisonment; for burglary. They
"Dang Nam was before the court
for burglary. 1J is the defendant
who was "recently defended by at
-'lorney Douthitt before District Mag-
- istrato' McKay and about whom sen
; sational articles appeared in the
- Honolulu papers.
Judgo "Kepoikai was appointed to
appear for and- defend t'ie man.
Judge Kepoikai asked for- further
titno.as ho had not.had time to pre
pare for the defense. Judgo Kings
bury insisted. Judge Kepoikai ask
ed to withdraw. Attorney Vivas
. V. was then asked to. take the case. He
?' declined on the- same ground that
i,'1 Judge Kepoikai had done. Mr.
? 'Crockett was finally appointed but
asthc was not present at the time
tile case was called Mr. Prosser was
substituted. The defendant was
tried, found guilty and sentenced to
inprisonmcnt in short order. Ortres,
whose face would pass muster at any
states'prison without question was
" . handed his. The record of both of
the latter is" said to be exceedingly
:. .- bad.
.On Tuesday and Wednesday of
this week Ed. Fernandez, the mov
inc picture man, showed at the
Wailuku Town Hall, and on both
nights had crowded houses. On
Thursday evening he performed at
Wnikapu and the people of that
locality were highly pleased.
Next Monday evening he will
' perform at Kahului at which place
olectricity will be used and the
spectators will be able to see the
pictures under the best conditions.
Fernandez' film of the last floral
parade is a very interesting ono as
are also those of tho volcano and
of the marathon race.
Another film of great interestjs
that of the Passion play, in colors.
This is a lengthy film and gives
the complete history of tho life of
Christ, from his birth to his death.
Ho also has some very comical
pictures which keep tho audience
roaring with laughter from start to
Mr. Fernandez will give several
shows in Puuneno and Paia and
perhaps in. tho upper country dis
tricts, tho dates of which will be
announcee later. He lias intro
duced on Maui a"novel way of ad
vertising, using large box kites,
which hold up in the air a large
-banner announcing the date cn 1115
' Watch tho skies and you will
know when he is in your locality.
Grand Jury Exonertes Fellow
The grand jury which was recall
ed on the 20th instant finished its
abor.on Monday of this week at
2:30 o'clock p. m.
The report in full is as follows:
Tit the Circuit Court of the Sec
ond Judicial Circuit, Territory of
Hawaii, March 1910 Term.
To the Honorable Seidell B.
Kincsburv. Judge of the Circuit
Court of-tho Second Judicial Circuit.
Thf L'raiid iu'rv of the Territy of
Hawaii, duly empaneled and sworn
in 'and for the Circuit Court of the
Second Judicial Circuit beg leave to
submit their final report in so far
as concerns the business by theln
considered during this session.
True bills were found and indict
ments returned in the following
Territory of Hawaii vs. Francis
Armstrong ana it. w. iiowen, inn- litiong wm ropcnted at tlui K. of
glary in the first degree. - p IIallj Wuiluku, Saturday evening
Territory of Hawaii vs. Dang Ujo 30th th(j pnmls of which cn.
Nam, burglary second degree. tcrtainment to be devoted to the or
Territory of Hawaii vs. Marcus f a o t, , , ()f the Goo(1
r T 1,...
. . 1 11 11' IT ,1 1 i
iNancan, itecaruo morales, mcmun j
ln In Pi-iit nml T .nrini7.il D.'llllf'V.
i i :.. ,i....,i
Territory of Hawaii vs. Kim
Vniniir Tvnn. lilirL'l.irv in the first
Territory of Hawaii vs. Francisco
Ortes. assault and battery with a
weapon obviously and imminently
dangerous to life.
Territory of Hawaii vs. Joe. Ro
drigues, burglary second degree.
Territory of Hawaii vs. Jose San-
tiairo. assault and battery witli a
weapon obviously nijd emminently
dangerous to life.
Territory of 'Hawaii vs. lam
assault with a dangerous
weapon with intent to murder
ComnlvinK with tho request of
this honorable court we have tho
roughly investigated tho charge
made that a member of this grand
jury endeavored to, influence the
action of a trial juror in the case
then being tried.
We find that there was no justi-
iication tor sucn cnargo, ami nave
completely exonerated said grand
In tho opinion of this grand jury
Mr. II. M. Coko acted indiscreetly
in referring the above matter to
counsel for the defense , in tho case;
then being tried, instead of first
bringing the matter to the attention
of the Court. This we leave to the
discression of the Court.
We beg to report that wo have
made full investsgation of tho action
of the police department- in con
ducting investigations for crime, at
certain stages 01 our investigation,
even eliminating all persons from
tho grand jury room excepting sucn
persons being questioned and we
find from all the evidence before us
that no harsh methods have been
used by the police department in
cases under investigation..
our grand jury in a body visited
the quarters and found same m a
sanitary condition, nor nave wo nad
any evidence to snow uiat.tnoy were
insanitary any tune. o find
that tinrty-ono pcopio connneu "
jail either as prisoners or under de
tention with nine cells available for
their accommodation.' Tho jail con
tains thirteen cells of which the fol
lowing are used for purposes other
Mn, Mm twrommrwlntinn nf trminf ns
" " , Y
No. 8 as a store room for property
me jail vu siore room is even ujw
small to accommodate items under
Mr. and Mrs. Fleming En
Friday evening the22ud.onc hun
dred and fifty residents of Puunenc,
Kahului, Paia, Ilamakuapoko and
other localities of Central Maui
thoroughly enjoyed the monthly
entertainment of the Makawao Lit
erary Society given at the ho)ne of
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Lindsay of Paia.
The program was as follows;
.Piano Solo Mrs. D. von Tempsky
Recitations (2) C. G. White
Vocal Solo Mr. Ault
A comedy in two acts entiled
Mr. Bob Miss G..Vaiiderhoof
unt Becky Mrs. W. S. Kicoll
Patty (the maid) Miss Ellen Baker
Catherine Miss I Baleom
Philip Poyson. ' W. O. Aiken
Mr. Brown C. G. White
Jenkins (the buttlcr) D. C. Lindsay
The entire program with some ad-
Last Saturday evening, the 23rd a
most enjoyable "young people's card
P' wnB Biven
it kawaapae the
Makawao hopio of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Tuesday afternoon, the 20th M.rs.
W. A. Baldwin of Haiku entertain
ed twenty-five ladies in honor of her
sister, Miss Prime of Milwaukee,
and Mrs. D. B. Murdock of Paia
who is soon to take a six months
trip to England. The "entertainment
was cards, "five hundred."
the uulor's care. ) Loll no. 11 is a
Llccpulg room for U)0 B,llir(i8. con
no 11 as an arsenal ior km. 1.
In as much as we find theacconv
modations in the County jail inadc
quatc for prisoners and persons held
m detention, we recommciui iiuu
1 . . 1 1 1 i
tho three cells above mentioned bo
used for the accommodation of in
mates of the jail only, and that the
attention of the proper authorities
bv this honorable court to tho fact
d u t proper quarters'Tor.
the arsenal bo provided. 11 possible
Tho inadequate of present quar
ters is such that the only cell held
in reserve for tho accommodation of
any new comer is tho dark cell, and
without reflecting on any one con
nectetl eitner whi, the police depart-
mcnt or the jailors quite frequently
had to be used, where a lighter cell
would have been the ordinary re
Wo havo endeavored to fulfill our
duty with dispatch, and arc thank
ful to thig Court an(1 tho Attorney
Gcnerais department for assistance
civon us in our investications. . We
fcel th..t there has been no iustifica
ti for gevcmi ingifed newspapor
Lrticies. and trust that this report
shall l)0 g5ven (luo publicity for the
nnliiri.imnnnnt. lnf .hW nut nwnm
Wo 1)Villisli tho above without
co,nmcnt excPt to reflect that El-
i)0,t Hubbard has said :
To avoid unkind criticism
A Mrs, Crawford nad children came up
of Satlinlay aml w, joiu Mr Crawford who
S now nicM enimieer of the Wuiluku
J Sugar Co'a mill
Believe Origin of Fire of
Tje new and up-to-date residence
of Judge L K. Kakani inprocees of
construction in liana for nearly two
months past was totally destroyed
by lire about 8 o'clock p. m. Friday
evening, tho 22nd.
Tlie structure was being erected
on the tract of land lying between
and near tlie junction of the two
roads leading from Dr. Deas' resi
dence into liana, and excited much
favorable comment not only for its
picturesque appearance and the
added tone it gave the locality, but
for the enterprise displayed in its
Work on tlie new homo had ad
vanced so far toward the completion
that the Judgo and his family were
nightly occupying it as a precaution
ary .measure against accident, 'this
precaution however, was neglected
on tho fatal night of tho fire. In
the late afternoon of that day after
the carpenters had ,gone home,
Judgo and Mrs. Kakani saw that all
was in order in and out of tho build
ing, and, taking their children left
for the homo of their parents, a
scant quarter of a mile .away, yet
totally hidden from view by rising
ground and, intervening trees. When
they again returned a few hours
later at the hasty summons of friends
to the site of their home, it was a
mass of flaming ruins.
Earlier the same evening'a young
man passed by tho vacant building
heard some ono moving in the
brush in the vicinity; a little later,
a policeman driving by saw a light
reflected on the inner wall of the
dining room, but, thinking that the
Judge was on guard as usual did
not investigate the cause of it; at
the same time parties living at the
sea bcacn'- a Halt mile away wore
able to see an unusual light in tlie
house through an open door and
hallway opening on the opposite
side of the house, but noticing that
tho person who was driving by in
lighted conveyanco not forty feet
from the house found no cause for
pause or apparent alarm they con
eluded that the Judge not yet hav-
iiig" instated liis stove had built an
impromptu camp fire on tho floor
for the purpose of cooking supper
and that, there "was no cause for
alarm on their part, and thereupon
centered their own houso and re
sumed their evening occupation;
when they again looked out their
door tho building on the hill was
wrapt in flames.
Much valuable material as well as
the carpenters' tools were consumed
in tho fire. No insurance
When tho fact became known
generally in tho village that the
Judge's now homo wa"s on fire many
willing hands rushed to tho rescue
but all too lato to save. Tho deep
sympathy of tho community lias
gone out to him and his estimabl
wife aid children, but it is hope
that the home will be rebuilt in the
Tho firo inquest called by the
Deputy Sheriff was held on'tho 251
and 2Cth instant, and resulted in
unanimous vote of incendiarism by
some person or persons ununow
to tho jury.
Dr. Frank A, St. Sure returned from
Koliala Friday night ami took hi
family back with him, The Doctor holds
a good position on the big island. Kohala
is a growing district in a delightful clim
ale and loasts cf being one of the- most
beautiful sections iu the territory.-
Congress Makes First
General Wickersham-Baliinger Committee Ara,;
Ketusb Letter From
(81- 'CIAL TO THE MAUI NEW8.I
Sugar 9G deg. test 4.30 Beets 14s 4d.
HONOLULU, ApriL.29. The
.... ..u.v. ... .,1, j uuiiawi xijc i;i
gaged to San Franc. "0 parties.
saens- uunuing w.-u -nsured tor
cover me loss on tlie vera..da.
Ripley & Reynolds get the award for the library plans. .
Tho Russians admit tho shame of their women and 'aslcjtho gov
eminent to aid in suppressing tho
Only thoso registered at the last
Captain Clunney died yebterday.
W. T. Rawlins will resign and
Mayor tern's wife died yesterday. ' .
NEW YORK, April 29. An extraordinary attack was made by
Mayor Gaynor at a banquet last night on Hearst. A pro Hearst man
ttempted to reply and was called
LONDON, April 29. The lords
that had been passed and sent up by
WASHINGTON, April 29. Ballinger will be called to the stand
today to testify in his own behalf.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29.
BRUSSELS, April 29. Hoosevolt and family arrived herd yester-
uy. ine ex-presuieiu nau a tan:
WASHINGTON, April 2S.- The
troduced early in the month by Marten calling upon Secretary
enson for information relative to the
n the Philippines to a representative
e sugar trust. It is the first move
i Ai3iiiiu iu.l, April zu. -
charges of Glavis against Ballinger
t was refined permission to take from the files a letter to tho presidnnt;
written by the attorney general.
TTAVni TT r TT I 1 n'n JMtmii
iiuiwiuiju, April du. 1 ne
destroyed by fire, at 3 o'clock this
Sachs' store was partly destroyed.
The retail liquor men are being
McGrew of the customs was carried away on tho Sierra
Arthur Wilder and Dr. Raymond, are to bo democratic Candida
for the legislature.
McCarthy will not run.
Billy Goetz from Wyoming is
A big luau in honor of Walter
Willi nt Ponl'l linrlmt. nt ft.?lf Q. ,,,!.,..
..v vii. 1 ..... uj . ill. uiuv ijiiiiiiiij
loin of the wedding in Italy.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2S.
poiico commission under mcuartiiy
WASHINGTON, April 28.
Huiij;iding accident yesterday.
LONDON, April 28. Paul linn
Northcote for an aeroplane ride from LTm'on to Manchester.
PARIS, April 28. Roosevelt
at a banquet. Karmit and Ethel
latner tried aeropmno riding yesterday.
PHILADELPHIA, April 28.
Ketcnell in a go last night.
DANVILLE', April 27. Nino
yesterday, and did $10,000 damage
HONOLULU, April 27. Vasalief was in contempt of Brc'ckons
and not of tho court and was discharged. Hm
Ryan, who with Hussoy, of tho
attempt to murder had his caso dismissed today. A
Judge Mahaulu has been reappointed district magistrate by Jus'
Tho Siorra and the Wilhelmina
CHRISTIANIA, April 27. A Norwegian warship brings th
mains of Bjornsen, who died in Copenhagen. '
WASHINGTON, April 27.
oiit.ui;vi jyirwui, .
PARIS. April 27. Roosevelt
vors at tho military garrison today,
SALONICA, April 27. Five
and children were killed at tho bombardment of Dabountz.
WASHINGTON, April 27.
sident to the United btales supreme court tho authority to- or?'
tho court of commerce. It is considered as a distinct' defeat oYj
Carl Unsch, attornoy for Ballinger has been appointed UniFeT
States district judgo for Montana,,
Move Against Attorney;!?
wickersham to Tan.
inslirance'on tho Orpheunnbuildirig' .
uijui 1 v in iniu w uuiu uui.t uiui
a small amount, it is enoilgliyto
evil. : t
general election may' vote at the
be a candidate for county attorney, f
down. Disorder followed.
yesterday passed tho financial
Commissioner Slannery' has been!
witn King Albert tlie rirst.- . M
House adopted the resolution!
sale of 55,000 acres of Friar
of tho Havenieyer estate" ar
1 lie committee looking n 'fi
received a cheek this niorningy .
r . .... . .
urpneuni nicater was comple
morning. There wore no casun
asked to give $100 each tow
employed in the revenue office?
F. Dillingham's wedding will
..i..,i!iw, ..D : '..Vfl
Him IUII, 11 n'i'IIUlll 11 I
Flannory, tho president
is accued ot grafting in wire.
General Miles was seriously injureU
on a $50,000 prize offered' by
was tho gTresr-flt- honor yester5
Roosovelt who are mV; Vi'
- Langford had the advanUago5oTw
on their rampage.
Maryland, who was Charged
left this morning crowded.
Frionds of Roosevelt will aik'lii'
attended the French' armyJ
hundred Albanians, men,
The houso has removed from