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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. JULY 9, I9J0
What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
ITtlE FOURTH OF JULY
RACES ON MAUI
Copit, Flarigney and Maui Won the Purses-Big
Crowds-Good Sport -No Drunks.
. . Friday and Saturday (if last week
found the residents of Wniluku
busily hustling about making pre
parations to celebrate Independenee
Day in fitting style. Flags and
bunting were in demand, and the
Stores were soon cleaned out of nil
of their bright colored rags, and
still the demand came pouring in
for flags and bunting with none to
be had for the lovu of money.
The High Street and Main Street
portions of the town were brilliant
with flags and streamers and bunt
ing, and the ebullient spirits of
Young America seamed to catch hold
of old and young alike as the colors
of the nation proudly Hashed from
frontage and house tops in the
breeze, whilst Market Street was
bare and devoid of colors or spirits
as were its Aaiatie tenants.
Friday night the Hilo contingent
of the sports arrived coming by the
Mauna Kea. Saturday morning
the advance guard of the Honolulu
contingent-came in on the Claudine
and Sunday morning I he Kinau
sailed into Kahului with several
hundred more, and they made noise
enough to have numbered several
thousands as they swarmed into Ka
hului and sped on autos into Puu-
nencanu ivuuukui uiult iushhjihs
grumbled at the racket they made,
but no matter, it was fourth of July
eve, and tlvo right kind of noise are
most welcome to those of us who
believe in celebrating the fourth in
the grand old style. It's let the eagle
scream even if it does send the barn
yard fowl a-seuttlingto cover! The
visitors witnessed a game of baseball
at Wells' Park between the Kahului
and Wailuku teams, in which the
latter team won, the score being 5
, Early Monday sightseers wore
hurrying from everywhere towards
Spreekels Park, Kahului, in autos,
hacks and earraiges, and some on
foot and others from the surround
country on horseback and muleback
until the Park grounds around the
grand stand were crammed full with
a'jolly happy-go-lucky crowd, ready
to lose their money and to accept
whatever the turn of Fortune's
wheel gave them.
The people packed into the grand
stand until there wasn't any room
left, the newly erected bleachers took
all it could hold, and still the poo
pie pouted lino wiu uiuuims uuu
1 l xt. 1 1
lined up along the tracks clear over
into the Algaroba grove at the eighth
of a mile post, and is estimated to
havo numbered 8,500 people, which
is perhaps the largest crowd that
ever was in Spreckols Park.
The Wailuku band under band.
ruaster Geo. B. Sehrader played
some fine pieces, and did good work
until after the news came that Jef
. fries had been knocked out then the
band quit playing, and wouldn't
even play "0 Maui no ka di" when
A. Gross' trotter did tho unexpected
and beat the Hilo favorite, Harry
A little after1 nine in the morning
the races began. Tho first event
was a half mile das,h for Japanese
owned. Purse (10. 1. Telephone
Tenyu, 2 Aidion. Telephony Ten
yu led from tho start while Aidion's
rider kept tho famous racer's nose
pointed at Tenyu's tail and never
tried to pass Tenyu, or was the
jockey only a sack'of rieif strapped
on Aidion's back? ' Tenyu won by
a length, Time 52 1-5 seconds.
Three-eighths mile dash, free for
all, purse $75. The entries were
Copit, Adriana, Lccouvrenr and
Lady Bernice. Won by Copit in
the order above written. Time,
30 1-5 sec.
Trotting and pacing race mile
heats best three out of five, Hawaiian
bred horses; purse $250. Naniwa
driven by D. II. Davis and Lihuo
by Alex Harris.
Lihuo won the first heat. Time
2.3G 1-5. Naniwa got the next two.
Time 2.40 and 2. 157 1-5 respective
ly. On the fourth heat Harris cut
in on Davis at the turn was thereby
disqualified, and the race given to
One and a quarter mile, free for
all, purse 500. 1 Flarigney, 2 Ma
jor Collier', 15 Warning and 4 Web
ber. This was the greatest event of
the day, and the four horses got
away in a bunch with r langnoy in
the rear. Warning took the lead
closely followed by Webber and
Major Collier, while Flarigney lay
in their waKe about sixty loot be
hind the hunch, a position the racers
kept around the course twice with
small changes in the position of the
leading trio until after the mile
post was passed when Leonard let
out the mare and she liegan to over
haul the leaders who were now fully
ten lengths to the good. Three
hundred yards from the wire
Flarigney was still last four lengths
behind tho favorite Collier who was
luading Warning by a head. Using
whip and spur once or twice only
Leonard sent his mare ahead gain
ing on Collier and Warning who
were running neck and neck at each
stride until within a few yards from
the wire when Flarigney in response
to a stroke from the whip made a
wonderful spurt landing over tho
lino a length ahead of Collier with
Warning who lost a shoe at tho mile
turn close behind the latter and
Webber last of all four lengths as
tern of Warning. Horse and rider
got an ovation when they returned
to tho Judge's stand. Time 2.15 4-5
Half-mile dash, Hawaiian bred ;
purse $100. 1' Telephone Tenyu,
2 Young Sam. Not much of a race
Young Sam being laine, and wax
won easily by Telephone Tenyu.
Time 52. 2-5.
Three-fourths mile dash, free for
all purse $150. 1 Copit, 2 St Avon,
3 Adriana Lccouvreur. It was
Copi'ts race from start to finish,
St Avon second and Adriana Lc
couvreur third. Time, 1.1S 1-5.
Mule race, half milo dash; purse
825. 1 Haiku Hoy, 2 Poni Moi,
3 Piiholo, 4 Makani KololioM I
Lightning, (5 Gee Whizz.
This race caused much amuse
ment as all sorts of mules took part,
big and small, 'and tho riders rang
ed from grownups to mere kids
Get! Whizz started in the lead like
a rocket but slacked up to take
a breath and the others' overtook
and passed him near tho quarter
mile post. Haiku Boy forged ahead
and went over tho line first with
Poni Moi second, anu the old time
favorite Piiholo third. Time 1.09
Trotting and pacing, for named
horses, best three in five; hnlf milo
heats. 1 Maui. 2 Harry Hearst,
Cyclone behaved badly at the
start and delayed tho race a great
deal. Harry Hearst was a rod-hot
favorite in this event, and all sorts
Went Goat limiting and Was
Shot by His Companion,
Otto S. Meyer, the sixteen year
old son of Otto S. Meyer, of Kalne,
Molokai, was shot and instantly
killed while on a hunting trip1 up
the mountains back of Kalae Sun
It seems that Otto accompanied
by Ito, a Japanese wlfb is working
for tho family, were climbing up a
steep hillside after a flock of. goats
when the hunters came upon some
deer unexpectedly and in the excite
ment Ito, who was a little behind
lis young master loaded his rifle, a
0 calibre Winchester, and'followed.
In scrambling up the hillside the
gun went oil aceidently, it is claim
ed, and the bullet struck the back
of Otto's head making its exit from
the top. .
Deputy Sheriff Edward Devau-
ehelle hurried over to Kalae and
placed the Japanese under arrest,
empanelled a" Coroner's jury arfd
wirelessed to Sheriff Saffery to bring
over a competent Japanese inter
preter. Mr. Saffery left for MoU-
kai Wednesday morning with the
Japanese interpreter, Mr. N. K.
Otsuka, to make a thorough inves
tigation of the affair.
of bets were offered on him. The
Hilo sports plunged till they scrap-
d the -bottom of their pockets be
fore they stopped and if tho race
went on looks it would havo been
Harry Hearst's race, hut it went
on merit, and litt'e Maui tho dark
horse" which kept the sports a
guessing until they thought he was
nuttin but a bum old skate" had
th mettle and blood of a-true horn
racer. O you Maui, hereafter tlic
-ore sports will have to import some
record breaker from the coast, be
fore the hoys will stop yelliug "O
Maui no ka oi 1 ' I le was. covered
with lois on returning to the stand.
Harry Hearst won the first heat.
Time 1.13 4-5. Maui driven by
Judd, won theraco. Time 1.11 4-5;
1.10 4-5; 1:10 3-5.
Ono mile dash, Hawaiian bred,
purse SlioU. l Major (Jollier, I In
digo. It was Major Collier's race
from start to finish, but Indigo
made a close run for it tho first half
mile ami fell hack on the last half
so that iMajor uoiher won by about
four lengths. Time 1.48.
Half mile dash, free for all. purse
$150. 1 Copit, 2 Wehher, 3 Lady
Herniee. Jerry's pot Copit was the
favorite and all others took dust
from her from start to finish. The
noblo blood of tho Prince. Charley
stock responded to tho best tradi
tions of tho turf when the test oume.
Three times was she entered
in the lists and each time winner of
the purse, a record to tickle the
pride of her master and owner.
Pony race for Maui bred mai
dens, half mile dash, purse $75.
Six entries. From tho start Lady
Jane entered by A. McPhco shot
ahead and kept tho lead to the finish,
winning easily from tho others.
Jubilee second, with the hot favorite
Poni Moi third. Time 50 sec. Lady
Jane's jockey Apela was carried
around on tho shoulders of Lady
Jane's backers and given an ovation.
Tho three-quarter mile dash for
Hawaiian bred, purse 8200 was
given to Indigo. Young Sain hav
ing been injured in an earlier race
was withdrawn and Lady C failed
to show up.
Three-fourth milo dash, Japanese
owned,, purse $75. 1 Aidion, 2
Telephone Tenyu. Tho old favorite
Aidion had a live jockey on him,
and Tenyu had a beautiful tail end
view of tho grand old racer all tho
way around. Time, 1.22.
Cowboy relay race, ono and one-
half nulo dash, purse So, r-our
entries. Tho contestants had to
ride half mile relays, unsaddlo and
saddle a fresh mount, repeating the
operation twice. There was lots of
Charlotte C. Wins Race, Hits
Reef on Leaving Kahului.
The Charlotte C, manned by
Geo. Crozier, captain; B. Girdler,
Harry Bailey, C. Crozier, L. Marks,
E. Crozier, G, Girvin, M. Bolte, K.
Abies and L. Hough won the yacht
race 'from Honolulu to Kahului.
She was followed closely by the
Gladys and tho Kamehamcha. On
arriving the yachtsmen were taken
to the Puuneno lub house, and
were given a good time.
On the trip up the Charlotte C.
hugged the Molokai shore and got,
fairly smooth water which gave her
wonie advantage over the Kameha
mcha and the Gladys. The two kept
well out from the land and got into
rough water which probably did
much towards landing them on tho
losing end of the race.
The Charlotte C. finished first,
the Gladys second with tho Kame
hanieha third, the interval between
the arrival of each yacht was less
than thirty minutes.
On leaving Kahitlui the Charlotte
C. had "the misfortune to unship
'her rudder and before it could be
fixed she drifted into the breakers
on tho western side of the harbor
entrance, and in spito of tho efforts
of tho crew got on to the rocks.
Two of her crew swam ashore for
help and got the Leslie Baldwin to
come out to pull her off. The tug
threw a line aboard and proceeded
to pull, but in the meantime tho
tide had fallen and the efforts of the
tug resulted in a broken hawser.
The Charlotte C. remained hard and
fast on tho reef fiom Monday even
ing to Wednesday noon when she
was pulled off at high tide and tow
ed back into Kahului harlwr, whore
she will have to be repaired as she
had suffered considerable damage. It
is estimated it will take all of a week
to put her in shape for a return to
The yacht Kulamanu was unable
to beat around Kahakuloa point
owing to tho rough weather and
went to Lahalna.
fun, in the frantic efforts they made
to hange horses and saddle, and
ono rider Chas. Ako missed properly
cinching his saddle girth so the sad
dle slipped to the rump of his
iiwtmif lit. kililmnfi fin intlw. nnimolc'
bare back, kept the saddlo on with
his right hand and clung on the
frightened animal. Tho crowd took
that all in as part of tho show in
different of tho danger to the rider
who was unable to check his horse
until tho frantic animal had run
around tho track several times.
Grove Ranch cowboy was the win
ner. Tho fifteenth race was a one-mile
dash for Japanese owned, piue
S100. Aidion and Telephone lenyu
were tho eittries, but both animals
were limping badly, and whichever
ono of the owners had decided upon
getting tho purso.waa spared tho ef
fort, and tho sport3 the gamble of
guessing whether Tenyu should fol
low Aidion. or vice versa.
After the official program had
been completed, a match raco was
pulled off for three-quarters of a
milo between Ilaitu Boy and Piiho
lo. It was a repitition of tho earlier
mule r.ic"o, Haiku Boy led from the
start and finished with Piiholo one
eighth of a milo in tho rear. The
Bulletin correspondent makes the
"ThcMaui races were tho host ever,
and all the visitors left the Valley
Island satisfied with everything.
Not a 'kick' was registered on tho run
down of IheKinau.and all tho Hono
lulu sports swore the saying 'Maui no
ka or was the truth and nothing
but tho truth." To all of which the
people of Maui are saying: Conic
again, and we'll give you some more
of it tho next fourth of July.
Cities and Countries Bar the Jeffries Johnson Fight
Pictures-Plague in Honolulu.
(SPECIAL TO THE MAUI NEWS.
rinpar 4.33 Beets'14s 9Ud.
HONOLULU, July 8. Tai Soon, the escaped convict, is believed
to have issued several orders for the' delivery of merchandise charged
to the jail account after hit escape.
Joe Leal and the men with him who were "charged with crap
shooting have been fined on a plea of guilty.
A Japanese found dead in Kapalania, is believed to have died
from plague, and a strict watch for rats in that section of Honolulu is
Jerry Brodcrick has siom out a warrant against Kalaaunni for
assaulting him on his return to Honolulu from tho Maui races. Bro
derick was badly beaten up.
SAN DIEGO, July 8. Tho loss from fire on the steamer Alaskan
will reach $500,000.
OYSTElt BAY, July 8. Roosevelt has announced that he will
speak in Indiana in support of,the candidacy of Senator' Beveridge,
who was one of the leading insurgents in the last congress.
BOSTON, July 8. Receivers have been appointed to take charge
of the affairs of the Boston Herald. Indebtedness $2,200,000.
NEW YORK, July 8. The Western Union has cut out service
with many brokers in New York and Pennsylvania. - .'
WASHINGTON, July 8, Ballinger has started out on. an -inspection
MELBOURNE, July 8. Clergymen in New South Wales, have
petitioned the govomment to.prohihit the exhibition of the Jeffries
Johnson fight moving pictures.
CHICAGO, July 8. Johnson, the new world chaicpion, arrived
hero today and was met at tho railroad depot hv a tremendous throne
headed by a brass band.
LONDON, July 8. The Home Secretary has heen asked to pre
hibit tho exhibition of moving pictures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight.
CALCUTTA, July 8. Demands are being made upon the govorn
inent to prohibit the showing of the moving pictures of the Jeffries
Johnson fight in India.
HONOLULU, July 7. The grand jury report makes no mention
"of the Cathcart-Bockus episode.
There is a rumor that Jarrett will resign and return to tho Inter-
Island service, which Jarrett denies. Ho says he has refused' the 'ffer
of the position formerly held by the late Senator Frank Harvey.
Twelve men engaged irrthe crap games at tho Arlington hotel
have been arrested. , v '. ,
Rules governing the gale of intoxicating liquors in this city 'and
county are to be enforced very, strictly after July 15th.
Episcopalians will celebrate'
Willis' entry into the priesthood
CHEYENNE, July 7-Governor Brooks has notified pugilists'
that they will not he allowed to pull
GRAND ISLAND, July -7,
decision Johnson said he doe3 not
not have any more fights for years
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., July 7.
hero endorsed Taft, but not his friends Aldrich and Cannon.
CHICAGO, July 7. The mayors of many cities have announced
that moving pictures of the Jeffries.Johnson fight will not be per
mitted to be shown in their various cities.
T 1 - X r TYIIT 1 - T T
iiuiuiiUi,u, j my n. joe j,eui ana others will bo arrested for
maintaining crap games.
SAN FRANCISCO, July G.
tures of tho big fight will not bo permitted to bo ehown in San Fran
cisco, Other cities on tho coast are making tho same annnunepmpiit.
OMAHA, July (, Ono negro lulled another, here in a dispute
over the big fight.
LONDON, July 0. Brazil has placed an order for a 32,000ton
Dreadnaught battleship here. "
WASHINGTON, July G. Ballingor says ha is not taking an" aot
ive part in state politics. 7
NFW YORK, July G. Roosevelt denies ever having said any
thing about the Washington senatorial political fight.';
DAiuis iiuuuh, July o. Governor Saunders has been named
for the Senate to succeed McEnernry.
the fiftieth anniversary tf Bishop
off prize fights in the State of
On hearing of Governor Broek'a
want to fight Langford, and will-
The republican state convention
Mayor McCarthy says moving pic