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WAILUKU, MAUI, H T SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 24, J9U3
What is Best for Maui
is 'feest for the News
Tbe Semi'AHNiial Meeting of the Maui
and Molokai Evangelical Churches.
Between fifty and sixty pastors
and delegates left Maui on the Mi
kahala last week Saturday from
Kaiiului, and nearly as many more
"were-present from the Molokhi
, (Ehurches, so that there was a large
attendance at every session.
The convention began with a buh
- rise prayer meeting on Sunday. The
morning service at ten o'clock was
the dedicatory service for the new
Kaunakakai Church a pretty build
ing some fifty feet long made of
'tongue and groove with interior
highly polished. The open truss work'
ofthe roof is very effective in design.
Mr. George P. Cooke was chair
man of the building committee ajul
Rev D. W. K. White designed and
built the pretty edifice. It is erected
close to the shore, near the terminus
of the long American Sugar Co.'s
wharf. The situation's ideal, for
there is always a good' breeze at this
Rev. 0. II. Gulick preached the
dedicatory sermon, Kcv. David
Kaai offered the prayer. Other
parts were taken by Rev. Messrs. D.
S';W. K. White, S. K. Kaailuc, II. B.
Dodge and the pastor of tho Church,
Rev. I. D. Iaea.
The afternoon and evening were
given over to the Sundny School
convention and Christian Endeavor
Irally and roll call. The attendance
lot Sundny at the afternoon service
4was over two hundred, and groat
.'interest was manifested in all the
Under Henry P. Judd's direction
Ja' study of the Prohpets of the JOld
Testampnt was carried on during a
' pari ofMonday and Tuesday. Rev.
C. G. Burnham created a greats in
terest in Micah. Excellent paixirs
were prepared by Mr. 'John Kalino
ton Amos and by Rev. Geo. Kaua
'ulalena on Jeremiah. Rev. R. B.
.Dodge i reviewed the work and
writings of Isaiah.
On Monday afternoon, Mr. and
Mrs. George P. Cooke gave a delight
ful luau at their beautiful ranch
homo to the members of the Asso
ciation and tliose who lived on the
ranch or near by. The affair was
in honor of George Paul Cooke, Jr.,
who was a year old. Tho young
man graced the occasion with his
smiling friendly presence and was
delighted with the two caitdles for his
birthday cake. The ranch boys
gave some excellent music. The vis
itors wandered around the splendid
grounds of their host, and it was
late before they started back for the
Rhumb nt Kiinnakiikai. It was a
day that will not soon be forgotten
by all who were present.
The meotings came to a close with
a farewell service on Tuesday ' night
just before tho Mikahala docked
The next convention will probably
1)0 held on Maui. Rev. Henry P
Judd 'was elected as the coming
Ou the twenty-third cf August, Mr. J,
f. ' A. Wilson, of the Lahainaluua School,
Maui, was married to Miss Julia K
Stevenson, of Kim' Citv. Missouri, and a
' graduate of Prk College, class '05. Mr.
and Mrs. Wilson will be home at Lnha-
iualnna after December, first.
L. 1 Deputy Sheriff Crowell was- caffed to
Camp 5 at a late hour: one evening this
week. The telephone message said that
a man bad his ear cut off in a row,
When the deputy got there he found
that one of tbe Japanese laborers had
; taken a notion he wanted fresh meat for
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.laborer's ear. The caunibal was brought
jf.back in the auto aud was made to pay
' fi$ in court next day. -t u -Or
They Get Careless With Giant Powder,
With Fatal Rcsslts.
Wednesday afternoon about two
o'clock, seven Hawaiian boys be
longing around liana, started out
fishing. They took along with them
4 sticks of giant powder with the
intention of exploding it in the
water, thus making it easier to fish.
When they got ready to use the
powder they found it was wet so
they built a fire, put the broken
sticks of powder in a large lard can,
mil put it on the fire to dry. One
lxy was on his knees before the fire,
and another was stirring up the
powder in the can, with the other
boys standing around, when sudden
ly there was a terrific explosion.
When the boys who were farthest
away from tho explosion pulled
themselves together they discovered
Pomaikai, who was on his knees
thatbefore the firo had been killed,
and the body was terribly muti
lated. Davida Hanakahi; who was
stirring the powder in the can, was
minus his right arm, and another
boy had lost three of his toes.
Tho boys who escaped with but
slight injuries were Chas. Kaimi,
Kalahikiola, Kaai, Kinikalakaua
Hano. The Sheriff was not'notified
until late Wednesday evening. . A
coroner's jury was summoned and
brought in a verdict of death caused
by tho careless use of powder.
Kahului Young Men's Club.
Last Saturday evening the Kahu
lui Young Men's Club entertained
their, friends with a dance in their
fine large gymnasium hall. The
hall is especially well adapted for
entertainments of this sort as there
is a large floor space and though
enclosed, there ,was a large space
left open along the entire side of the
building Saturday evening, which'
allowed of. a generous circulation of
air. The music, which was supplied
by members of the Club, was ex
cellent, and moro than one dancer
was heard to say that it was perfect
The Club has installed a combin
ation pool and billiard table and
will shortly have a full equipment
of gymnasium apparatus, where the
young men can . congregate after
business hours, and engage in ' ath
letic exercises. A tennis court will
soon Jbo added, and when every
thing is in running order the Club
will be a creditable addition to the
life and prosperity of the town of
Salvation Army Annual
Tho Salvation Army anticipates
holding its annual Haryest Festival
during the coining four days. No
religious organization which today
exists carries on its work under
more trying circumstances than docs
this body of Salvationists. ,
The Salvation Army now operates
in fifty-six countries and preaches
tho Gospel in thirty-one languages.
Every citizen during this festival,
should give as God has blessed him,
and he may' rest assured that a great
amount of good will bo done with
the proceeds of the effort.
We again recommend tho efforts
of the Ensign and his faithful band
to every reader. Gifts can bo sent
to tho ofheers quartcrs.or to tho hall
on Market Street.
Major Willis, the Divisional Com-
Inander for tho Hawaiian Islands
Division, will be present for Tues
day night's meeting, Sept. 27, and
also on Thursday, Sept. 2D; on Fri
day, Sept. 30, Major Willis and
Ensign -Timmerman will hold a
meeting in Lahaina.
Plot Against the Mikado.
Jl'OKYO, Sept. 22. A sensation ha been caused here by the
making public of an alleged plot to kill the Emperor. A number of
arrests have beon mnde.
TOKYO, Sept. 21. Cholera has made its appearance at Kobe. I
Prompt measures have been taken to prevent its spreading.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 Gen. Leonard Wood advocates thnl
four army posts be established on these islands under one head, thus
creating a Department of Hawaii.
SPRINGFIELD, Sept. 22. The old fund between BellamyjStorer
Archbishop Ireland and Roosevelt has been revived. Storer claims to
have new evidence that Roosevelt removed him, from the Diplomatic
Service at the request of ;ho Pope in anticipation that Ireland might
be made a Cardinal.
TAMPA, Florida, Sept. 21. Four prominent Italians were taken
from the deputies here today and lynched. These Italians were con
spicuous in tho recent cigarmakers strike, and were charged with being
accessories in the shooting of the cigarmakers.
BOSTON, Sept. 21. Sam Langford and Jack Johnson will meet
here to make arrangements .to fight lor tho heavyweight title. They
will fieht for $20,000 a side, and a purse.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23. A special ugent of the Treasury De.
partment will be sent to San Francisco, to inspect the weighing and
manner" of receiving sugar at that port. It is announced that Jhere
are no suspected irregularities.
ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 23. Thirty-six new case of cholera
yesterday, and thirty are dying. A member of the German Embassy
is a-noug the stricken t
Roosevelt Sweeps New York.
NEW YORK, Sept. 21. Startling were the results in the prim
aries held here yesterdry. Vice President Sherman has been defeated
in li is own district. In spite of the present outlook Woodruff insists
that Sherman will be elected Chairman.
NEW YORK, Sept. 22.' Roosevelt supporters have been victorious
in Schenectady. Schenectady is one of the largest manufacturing cen
ters in the State of New York, and is only 16 miles south of Albany.
OYSTER BAY, Sept. 28.Cdh Roosevelt announces that- he ie
sure of winning out in his fight for the Chairma'nship of tho Republi
COLORADO SPRINGS. Sept. 22. Ex-President 'Roosevelt has
been endorsed in the Republican platform adopted here yesterday.
President Taft's name was not mentioned.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept. 22. John Stephen has been nomi
nated for Governor, to run against the present Gov. Shforth.
SHERIDAN, Wy., Sept. 22. The Democrats have nominated
Caroy, a Republican, for Congress.
DANVILLE, Sept 22 In accepting the nomination to Congress
Speaker Cannon said that the Aldrich-Paine tariff had no supporters,
and needed none.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept.-
today by being struck by lightning
CINCINNATI, Sept. 23. Taft
concerning the coming campaign.
S 1.TNROT.N Not, ort 01
party of the State. In an authorized interview ho says he will not
upport Dalghren. ' '
Honolulu News Items.
HONOLULU, Sept. 21. A Chinese hack driver was held up here
last night by two passengers who had engaged him, and robbed.
McComber has won hia'case in the Norris estate. The injunction
has been dismissed. Tbe case will probably be carried to 'the U. S
The Seattle contestant has won the prize for the Floral Parade
Governor Frear and Kuhio have .asked the Washington govern
ment to condemn the Mahuka'sHefor the -new Federal building.
HONOLULU, Sept. 22. Stackable and Frear do not agree regard
ing the Mahuka site. -v
U. S. Troops are to 'have aviation jests at-Leilehua. Lieut.
Winters will be in charge.
An .appeal has been received from Japan for aid for the sufferers
in the recent floods. . .
HONOLULU, Sept. 23. The vote of Trent prevented the leasing
of a large tr.net of land on Maui, yesterday, to the Corn well ranch
Breckons has captured $5,000 worth of opium in the house of Chin
Chan Lee. The information was furnished by an anonymous'' letter to
tho attorney. ,
I .'jir v.J
A Collector for the Japanese Chronicle is.dying from'jbeihg'hit by
the firo Chief's auto while- going to a fire yesterday. '?V "
. McCarthy declines to have anything to do with the Democratic
campaign, or to help McCandlcss in any way.
Arthur Wall will be the director of the next Floral Parade
23. -Four people were killed here
during aovere storm
is conferring with the party leaders
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The Democrats and Home Rulers Have
Two Days of Merry Making.
HOME RULE CONVENTION.
The County Convention of the
Home Rule Party consisting of
fourteen delegates and nine proxies,
presided over by Charles K. Notlcy
convened at 10:30 o'clock, Wednes
day morning in the littld green
building at the rear of the Kaahu-
manu Church, Wailuku, and listen
ed to a long speech by Mr. Notlcy.'
The Home Rule leader's speech was
mainly an appeal to his followers to
remain in the fold. He pleau with
them not to enter the two other
parties but to flock by themselves
in the party for Hawaiians, tho
Home Rule party. The convention
itself looked lxired and gavo no out
ward sign of approval. Nor did it
manifest any feeling when with an
outburst of oratorical pyrotecnics
the leader denounced the immigra
tion policy of tho planters and the
An hour and a half of the time of
the convention was taken up with
Notley's speech and other matters
of a purely formal nature, and the
real business of nominating candi
dates Mr the coining elections was
despatched in thirty minutes, an in
decation of a cut and dried plan
agreed upon at a caucus of Home
Rule and Democratic leaders, as
later developments showed, which
was safely engineered through the
Home Rule convention in its en
tirety. But the Democratic conven
tion did not take it down nicely, the
rebellions ones managed to make
several breaks in it, but the steam
roller with Supervisor T. B. Lyons
at the throttle rammed the whole
of the fusion slate through unbroken,
except only where the asuto Mr.
Lyons winked at his followers.
The ticket nomination by tho
Home Rulers is as follows:
Senator, C. L. Kookoo. Repre
sentatives, S. P. Kaai of Molokai,
J. K. Hihio of Lahaina, A. B.
Naone and Antonc Do Rego of Wai
luku) Sam Kuulaof Kula, Makawao,
J. M. Noa Kupau of Kaupo.
County Officers: Supervisors,
Hana, John Kamamiwai ; 'Makawao,
Nelson Kalo; Wailuku, T. B. Lyons;
Lahaina, Geo. Kauhi; Molokai, O.
Tollefsen. Sheriff, H. C. Mossman ;
Auditor, Moke Keohokalole; 'Trea
surer, John W. Rccard; For Clerk
and County Attorney no nomina
tions we're made.
The Democratic Convention for
the County of Maui met in the Wai
luku. Town Hall, at 2:30 o'clock p.
niT Wednesday afternoon.
T. B. Lyons was elected Chairman
and Manuel C. Ross Secretary. After
completing its organization and ap
pointing tfie committees and passing
on the credentials of the delegates,
Moses Makajwi and other. Democrats
made speeches on the issues of the"
approaching- campaign, until five
o'clock when an adjournment was
Thursday morning 10 a. m. tho
convention resumed business. On
roll call there were fifty-seven dele
gates present in person and by proxy
Lanai, Kaunakakai and another
small precinct were unrepresented.
The nomination of legislative can
didates was taken up. Several De
mocratic leaders claimed that the
Home Rulers had made up a ticket
which the Democrats were expected
to swallow, and as tho Homo Rule
Convention had not asked for a con
ference tho Democrats should look
out for their own interests and not
take everything- for, "granted. Tho
prpgrammists saw a fight coming
and safely steered clear by allowing
the antis to have, their way and the
nomination for senator was left a
For representatives delegations
from different districts adjourned to
caucusand co initiatothose who were
inclined to kick into the mysteries
of selecting acceptable candidates.
The Wailuku delegation failed to
agree over their choice and handed
the selection over to the convention
which did it neatly and nicely for
them, the program being upheld by
a vote of forty-two for Naone to
fifteen for Nawahine.
The house nominees were, Molo
kai, S. P. Kaai; Lahaina, J. K.
Hihio; Wailuku, A. B. Naone:
Hana, J. M. Noa Kupau; at large,
Antohe Do Rego. A. Do Rego re
ceived 43 votes to Nawahine's eleven
and Burn's three.
For County Supervisors, Molokai,
O. Tollefsen; Lahaina, Geo. Kauhi,
won out over Aug. Reimann in tlie
the district" caucus; Wailuku, T. B.
Lyons; Makawao and Hana districts
County Sheriff, H. C. Mossman;
County Clerk, Morris Keohokalole;
County Attorney, left blank, and for.
County Treasurer, John W. Recard.
After finishing the work A. B.
Naone brought forth a fusion joker
in the shape of a resolution endorsing
the Home Rule nominees for the
vacant Scnatorship and the Maka
wao and Hana Supervisors.
Nelson Kaloa himself a Home
Rule nominee strongly objected to
fusing with Home Rulers. He
wanted to fuse with Republicans.
Geo. Kaonohi was of the same mind
as Nelson Kaloa, and did not want
to endorse Hbme Rule nominees as
he did not want to vote for a "boy"
like Kaloa. He wanted good men.
On a vote being taken the fusion
resolution carried by a unanimous
rote, but the objectors keptonkick
ng after it was all over.
Gc6. Kaonohi wanted the con
vention to endorse L. ,L. McCand-
less for delegate to Congress, and
and Nelson Kaloa wanted Charles
Notley endorsed also, since the con
vention had endorsed the Home
Rulo nominees. The proposition
struck the Convention as some
thing funny and everybody laughe'd.
Morris Keohokalole was appoint
ed Campaign manager and it was
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wmspereci aroutut tiiat SzUOU of the
Democratic Campaign money will
bo used on Mau'u
Several new candidates seeking
nomination from the Republican
Convention have announced them
selves. Joseph Cockett of Waikapu
is out after the Republican nomina
tion to the lower house, and George
W. Maxwell, the popular Maui
News printer, has withdrawn from
Charles Lake is the only Republi
can out for nomination as County
Supervisor from Wailuku district.
The Republican nomination will be
his for the asking.
Clement Crowell, the verv effici
ent deputy sheriff of Wailuku, has
yielded to tho wishes of his friends.
and will seek tho Republican nomi
nation for County Sheriff.
The way tho Democrats selected
their candidato for representative
from Wailuku is being commented
on as a very nice way of cutting the
Gordian knot for the ten good
Republicans out after the nomina
tion to the lower house from Wai
At the Directors meeting of the Vint
National Hank last Saturday, Mr. W. T.
Robinsou resigned from the directorate,
and Mr. J. Garcia was elected to serve
in his stead. Mr. Robinson has long
been a director of the bank, and the offi
cials were sorry to find that he felt ft
necessary to withdraw. Mr. Robinson
felt he could not devote the necessary
time to the bank's affairs that was;
required of a director,