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' THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 191V
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IMPORTERS and WHOLESALE
We beg to advise that we have arranged to take over several
of the lines of goods now handled by the KAHULUI RAILROAD
CO. As we are also carrying a considerable supply of similar goods,
our stock on hand will be increased to an extent larger than desirable.
Therefore, we have determined TO CUT THE SELLING PRICES
AWAY DOWN LOW in order to dispose of the surplus stock im
mediately. The transfer of stock begins March 1 st. and from that date
till the end of the month big reductions in prices will be made on the,
various items listed below:
Bath Room Fittings
Paint and Varnish brushes
Batteries and Electric Bells
Carriage, Machine and Tire Bolts
Door Hinges and Butts
Hand and Brest Ratchet Drills
Gas Machines and Gaslight Fixtures
Iron and Steel Bars, flat and round
Door Locks and Padlocks
White Lead and Red Lead
Wire Cloth and Poultry Netting
Nails and Screws
Pliers and Nippers
Copper and Zinc Oilers
Sherwin Williams Paints, Varnishes and.
Colors i - ( ' ' '
Sinks and Bathtubs ,
Tool Sets , .
Wheelbarrows, Iron Trays andipWood
. Sanitary Appliances fP
Pipe and Monkey Wrenches '
'Auto Wrenches and Tools v '
Screw Drivers 'J .
If you have a house or anything else that needs painting or may
need painting within six months or so, buy the paints, oils, varnishes
and brushes now.
If you have an Automobile lay in a supply of accessories.
If there is anything in the list you need or may need before long,;,
BUY IT NOW, you'll never get as low prices again. . - .
Yours very truly,
Maui Racing Association.
At a meeting of the Maui Racing
Association, hold February 28tli,
The following program waft adopted
for the 4th of July. It will he
noticed that the free-for-all races,
both trotting and running have very
substantial purses, to attract good
1st. Bicyolo Raco 1 mile. 1st
prize $25.00, 2nd prizo $10.00.
2nd. Japanese Race, Tunping 4.
mile. 1st SG0.00, 2nd $15.00.
3rd. Hawaiian Bred, running Vz
milo. 1st $200.00, 2nd $50.00.
lth. Frec-for-All. Trotting and
pacing, Vi milo Heats, best three in
five $500.00, Sweep-stakes $100.00.
5th. Free for All, running 1 mile.
Gth.T-Pony Raco, Freo-for-All, Vi
, mile, $125.00.
7th. Hawaiian Bred, running 1
milo. 1st $300.00, 2nd $50.00.
I INTERVAL FQIt .LUNCH.
4 8th. -Japanese Race, running
.milo. 1st $75.00, 2nd 15.00.
9th. Ponv Maidens. Maui Bred.
running Vz mile, 1st $75.00, 2nd
10th. Hawaiian Jfr-od. runnine?
5mile. 1st S250.0CL 2nd $50.00,
11th. Frce-for-All, running xi
mile. $200 purse.
12th. Japanese Race, running 1
.mile. 1st $130,00, 2nd $20.00.
13th. Cowboy Raco, three relays
of Vi mile each. 1st $25 00, 2nd
14th. Gentleman's Race, run
ning V2 mile. Owners to ride. Race
horses barred. $25.00 Cup.
15th. Mule Bace, Vi mile.
$35, 2nd $15.
The Exccutivo Committee
been instructed to proceed with the
improvements of the track.
Ash Wednesday was duly bbscrved
at the Roman Catholic and Episco
After the Christian Endeavor
meeting in Hale Aloha last Sunday
nfternoon, there was a very enjoy
able programme of music and reci
tations. Mrs. Skinner is the guest of Miss
Townsend at tho Baldwin Settlement
George Freelandthegenial man
ager of tho Pioneer 'Hdtcl, greatly
e;u joyed tho,Shriner festivities. Ho
was at the head of tho column dur
ing the parade, and accompanied
the Shrincrs on their excursion to
tho volcano. Remaining on the
mountain all night, ho had ample
opportunity to watch tho sublime
spectacle within the crater. While
in Hilo he visited tho splendid
Masonic Temple in that city. Among
the visiting shrincrs ho found many
acquaintances and one of thpm, had
recently seen Mr. Frceland's brother
William who resides in Yonkcrs,
near New York City. Mr, Frecland
has not seen this brother for 30
Tho explosions on Monday and
Tuesday were caused by blasts blow
ing up old material, formerly used
at tho mill.
Postmaster Waal has returned
from a trip to Honolulu, comprising
business and pleasure
Played in Paris.
Practical jokes at any one's ex
penso occur daily in Paris and aro
tho life of tho. Parisian press. The
other day two advertisements ap
peared in a certain newspaper.
One ran thus: "A wealthy lady
would like to marry a distinguished
and good looking gentleman, oven
The other was as follows: ''A
rich gentleman wishes to marry a
distinguished woman, even without
Over 200 replies came in. An
swers were returned to tho women
in a man's handwriting and to the
men in a woman's, appointing a
a meeting at a certain cafo. , All of
them were requested to wear a white
rose to assist recognition.
Tho amazement of tho waiters at
this particular establishment may
be imagined when countless cabs
drew up without cessation for f an
hour, depositing men and women,
all wearing whito roses. All of tho
arrivals perceived at a glance that a
trick had been played upon them,
but while somo rushed out in fury,
others accepted tho position with
such complacency that many couples
entered into conversation, the foun
dation of various matches being laid
under these peculiar circumstances.
HONOLULU, Mar. 1. More cases of Cholera hao been found.'
Tho new cases aro in Dowsott Lane, and Alapai Lane, both in the
Palama district. One dead. The military authorities aro taking steps
to protect tho enlisted men. It is reported they have quarantined
against tho city.
A bill introduced in the. House yesterday provides for a fifty year
franchiso for an oleotric railway, with light and power for Hilo.
A building ordinance was brought to tho attention of the Legisla
ture by the Secretary of the Board of Underwriters.
Affohso has introduced a bill malting five senatorial districts in
Mrs. James W. Robertson, daughter of the late A. S. Cleghorn,1
and mothor of Judge Robertson, of Honolulu, and also of Mrs. William
Chillingsworth of Wailuku, died yesterday, after a short illness.
Cholera Becoming Serious.
HONOLULU, Mar. 2. The cholera epidemic is spreading. Two
new cases yesterday, ono at Manoa, ono at Kalihi, both fatal. The poi
shops are all closed, and all fish are prohibited. Eight Japaneso fisher
men have been arrested fortfishing in the prohibited waters. Passen
gers contemplating leaving for tho coast must make affidavit whnro
they will reside five days prior to departure Second class passengers'
must go into quarantine at their own expense five days before sailing.
Dr. Currie believes the infection came from tle Filipinos.
ThcShriners were given a grand farewell as they sailed away on,
the Wilholmina yesterday.
Action on the building ordinance will bo forced in tho Board;of
Mott Smith's bill providing for tho acquisition of privatodandslfqr
public U6e, was killed yesterday in tho house. :JW
WASHINGTON, Mar. 2. Hope for any action Jby Congress on ,
tho Canadian Reciprocity bill has been abandoned?by tho friends of
tho bill. The end of the session is marked by bitter fights in tho
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 2. Abo Reuf has been granted a' stay of
proceedings for seven days to attend to his private business before .
going to San Quontin.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 2. Boutello of Illinois.has been appointed,
minister to Lisbon. V .
NEW YORK, Mar. 2. Joseph Rothin, banker has pleaded guilty
to embezzlement of $27,000.
CHICAGO, Mar. 2. The striking printers have been ordered
back to work by the International Union.
DOUGLAS, Ariz., Mar. 1. Over 300 rebels suddenly attacked
the bordor towns of Maco and Sonora yesterday, demanding that
Mavnr Arnold surrender. The Mavor asked for limn Tlin rlml
leader agreed to give him until today. The rebels are allowing tho
inhabitants to movo across the border. The Americans are flocking to"
tho border to watch the righting,
WASHINGTON, Mar. 1. President Taft lias, sent tho'namoof
Win. Lewis, colored, to the Senate to bo confirmed as Assistant At
torney General, in the.dopartment of Justice.
PARIS, Mar.. 1. It is expected that Senator Monis will be the
WASHINGTON, Mar. l.A vote will bo taken in tho Lorrimer
Points in Reciprocity Pact.
Total amount duties to' be remit
ted by United States $4,850,000.
Total amount duties to bo remit
ted by Canada $2,5G0,000.
United States agrcts to free
dutiable articles, valued at $39,811',
000 Canada proposes to frco dutiablo
articles, valued at $21,958,000.
United Slates proposes (0 free
70. 4 per cent. Canada proposes to
frcq 1G.5 ' per cent, Tin and tin
plates now mutually freo. Barbed
wire fencing now mutually freo.
Printing paper to bo freo on removal
of restrictions on exportation of
Identical rates arc reduced by
each on fresh meats, canned meats,
bacon, hams, lard compounds,
canned vegetables, Hour, cereal pre
parations, other partially prepared
Rates aro mutually reduced on
motor vehicles, cutlery, clocks,
watches, sanitary fixtures, satchels,
sijriilar leather gopds, plato glass,
brass band instruments, printing
ink and many other articles.
Fish from Canada will bo admit
ted generally freo and fish oil, which
now pays 8 cents a gallon, is also
Maui Chamber of ' ''
At a meeting of tho Trustees of
tho Maui Chamber of Commerce,
held Thursday it was unanimously
agreed- that the main source of dan
ger for the. cholera reaching Maui,
was through fishing boats, and thc
following resolution was immidiately
forwarded to tho Board of Health.
It was moved by Mr. Williams,
seconded by Judge Kepoikai, that
tho Board of Trustees of tho Maui
Chamber of Commerce send a wire
less to tho Territorial Board of
Health petitioning their co-operation
in preventing tho traffic of fishing
sampans and other small v fishing
craft, of any description from run- '
ning between Oahu and tho other '
islands. This, motion upon voto
carried unanimously. This motion
was at onco wired to Hon. E. A..
Mott-Smith, Secretary of Territorial
Board of Health, and answer .re
ceived stating that immcdiato stepji
were being taken by tho Board' .5f
Health to co-operato with our Board , -of
Trustees in these matters.
Sheriff Crowell will also station,
watchmen along tho landings,. and
seo that any small craft is kept away