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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MARCH 11, 9l t
What the Wrestlers, Boxers and Base
Ball Artists Are Doing.
For n bonus, said on good author
ity to bo 8500,000, the National
league of professional baseball clubs,
in session hero today, made a 20
year contract with a leading sport
ing goods firm to use a baseball of
its manufacture for the official
league ball. Heretofore, it has been
commonly supposed, even among
the. players, that the big leagues
paid about 97 cents each for balls
which sell at retail at SI. 25 But
tho developments show they not
only pay nothing, but receive all
tho balls they use free, and very
considerable cash besides. The ball
in question is made in Chicago,
and the contract begins with the
Reason of 1912.
Al Kaufman, aspirant for the
heavy weight' championship of the
world, has married Misg Anneta E.
Seelos' of San Francisco. Alias
Seelos came from tho Golden gate to
meet tho big boxer in Pittsburg.
The bride is a former schoolmate of
, the big fighter. Kaufman shied
like a big boy when he led the
beautiful young woman to the altar.
It was a bit of stage fright such as
ho is not wont to endure in the
prize ring, not even with Jack
Jack Johnson, the champion pugi
list was in court in San Francisco,
recently, charged with breaking the
speed laws. He conducted his own
defense, and succeeded in getting
the jury, so befuddled that they
could not agree on a verdict. The
card of the attraction was Johnson,
who blossomedjorth as the unde
feated orator and logician of tho
police courts. That he got the de
cision from the combine forces of
the prosecution was tho popular
ringside verdict. His eloquence
failed to secure an acquittal for him,'
' but it left the minds of a quartet of
the jurors in such a muddled condi
tion concerning speedometers, speed
- laws, carburetors, second speeds,
feet to a mile and miles to a minute,
grades, short blocks and long blocks
and all the rest of it, that they
could not' unravel the tangle. John
son conducted his own case. He
examined the veniremen and saw
that the interests" of the defense
. were well protected in the selection
of jurors. The big fighter was as
clever with the persuasive English
as ho is on other occasions with the
right uppercuts and the straight
lefts to tho nose. Ho side-stepped
grammatical errors and led repeat
edly to the head of each juryman
with well directed facts. But it
was not in the cards for him to win.
When Johnson took the stand in
his own behalf ho was asked his
name and address. Then came tho
' "What is your occupation?"
r The broad, golden smile broko
over his countenanco, ho fidgeted in
his chair and' then lie replied:
"Well, sir, I'm a I'm a I'm a
teacher of physical culture." Then
lie joined in the general laugh that
swept over the court room.
"One Round!' Hogan of Califor
nia gained the popular decision
over Knockout" Brown of New
York in a 10 round bout at the
Madison athletic club recently.
Brown failed to mako tho showing
he recently made against Ad Wolgnst
in' Philadelphia. Backed by tho
reputation ho earned in that fight,
.Brown was easily tho favorite. But
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The Republican County Committee Has
Endorsed These Changes.
The following proposed Amend
ments to the County' Act has been
under consideration by theltepubli
can Committee and will bo forward
ed to the Maui Delegation, as the
baSis of a bill to be introduced into
the Legislature in the near future:
The Board of Supervisors should
bo elected at largo. This change is
considered most imperative. Mem
bers of the present Board have
openly stated that they jvere elected
to get everything they could for tho
District from which they were elect
ed. Tins present method of select
ing members of the Board from each
District, is distinctly the old" Ward"
method, which history, as well as,
experience has taught is tho worst
form of any kind of government,
and encourages all kinds of irregu
larities, combinations, and in some
Members of the Board of Super
visors should bo elected for four
years, two being elected every two
years. This could bo easily accom
plished, by, at the next election,
electing two members for four years
and two members for two years, at
all after elections there would bo
two members elected for four years.
Thus two members of the old Board
would always bo on a new Board,
and the policy of the Board bo less
likely to radical changes every two
years, which is most undesirable.
The Chairman of the Board should
be elected every two years, as Chair
man and Executive Officer of tho
Board and County. In other words
the Chairman would bo the Mana
ger or Superintendent of the County,
and ho, together with tho four
members would constitute tho
County's Board of Director's. Under
the present method, the Board is
the Board of Directors of the Coun
ty. It directs its various subordinate
superintendents or heads of depart
ments, once each month, at its
stated monthly meetings, dissolves
itself and leaves no head of affairs
until its nexu stated meeting, or
when it may call itself together in
special session. Is it possible for
any business organization to be
successfully carried on under this
method or system? Imagine a Sugar
Plantation being carried on without
a manager or even a managing di
rector, by a board of directors meet
ing once a month, and each direct
or trying to work for tho special
advantage of the combination which
he may represent in the Board of
Directors. It seems really surpris
ing that tho Counties havo dono as
well as they have, under the present
Change the election of County
Officers from November, at tho
time of tho general election, to May
This would mean the present Board
remaining in office until July 1st.,
1913. Terms of Office for County
officers would then bo from July to
June inclusivo, instead of January
to December inclusivo, as at present.
This would bring tho fiscal year -of
,the Counties to correspond with
that of tho Territory. It would also
give a definito date for the taking
effect of any new legislation in
regard to tho Counties adopted by
tho Legislature that met in the pre
vious February, and the County
Officers running for election would
know what would be expected of
them, and what their responsibilities
would bo, before thoy took office,
instead of being elected first, and
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HONOLULU, Mar. 10. Two new cases of cholera reported today.
Tho retirement ofi Chief Justice Hartwell yesterday, was the
occasion of a brilliant address hy Catbcart. .Others also spoke.
. Governor Frear has been requested to allow National Guard offi
cers to proceed to the coast and join
H. C. Bruns will resign from
Affonso'p bill that fathers of
poll or road tax was tabled yesterday.
The Hilo Electiic Railway franchise has been amended as follows:
The Territory can step in after 20
cent of the gross receipts of the railway to go to the government. The
passage of the bill was recommended
Botany and music is to be eliminated from the primary schools.
HONOLULU, Mar. 9. Total coses of cholera to date is 25, deaths
19, in quarantine 50. Two new
yesterday. One at the corner of
the other in a lane off Luso Street. The Kewalo district will be sur
veyed and thoroughly cleaned up.
The bill making $2.00 a day
The Lane liase, which was taken
torney Cathcart, by Attorney General Lindsay, hag been decided in
favor of the defendant. He has been freed from the major crime, but
will sere his original sentence.""
Judge Wilder has sold his
Chicago advertising man.
A $600,000 bond issue for roads on Hawaii, was blocked in the
House at the third reading. It wag afterward made a special order of
business for the 18th.
HpNOLULU, Mar. 8 Judge Robertson has been appointed
Chief Justice of Hawaii. Clemmons receives the appointment to the
Federal bench. Chief Justice Hartwell will administer Uie oath to
Judge Robertpon today.
The, Pearl Harbor east loch will be closed by the War Department,
Docks for private parties will be constructed only where the U. S.
government permits. '
Politicians, denounce bills tending towards commission form nf
government. TheusinesB men demand that taxes be kept down to 1
Grant Powder Explosion.
CHICAGO, March 10. Thousands of windows were smashed by
the explosion at the Dupont powder works yesterday. Guests rushed
fromthe hotels ond theaters. Skyscrapers rocked as by an earthqunke.
Intense excitement prevailed After the explosion G2 fire alarms were
turned in by the excited populace.
KENOSHA, March 10. Many persons and animals were killed
by the explosion of giant powder yesterday. The shock was felt for a
radius of 100 miles. . '
WASHINGTON, March 10 It is Btated as absolutely necessary
that the revolution in Mexico must be crushed. If npeesBary American
troops will be sent across the border. Anti-American Bentimenl anong
the revolutionists is said to be bitter. President Diaz health is broken.
Army and Navy Moving.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 9. The mobilization of the army is pro
oeeding rapidly. Practically 20,000 troops are moving towards the
Mexican border. The press and public are skeptical regarding official
explanations. It is the general belief that Mexico has been advised
that the one way to prevent the governments of Great Britain and
Germany from interfering is for the United States to assume military
control. Orders have been givsn by tho War Department for three
aeroplanes to be rushed to the border.
SAN DIEGO, Mar. 9. The cruiser West Virginia is coaling here,
and will proceed south.. '
MARE ISLAND, Mar. 9. The cruisers Cincinnati and Raleigh
have been ordered into commission at once.
SAN DIEGO. Mar. 9. The torpedo boat flotila under command
of Lieut. Commander Richardoon.has been ordered to sea under sealed
orders. . .
LOS ANGELES, Mar. . Tho court has ordered a verdict against
Anita Trumball, who claimed a daughter's share of tho Lucky Baldwin
Mexican Stuation Serious.
WASHINGTON, March 8. The government has been notified by
Ambassador Brice that unless the American government takes imme
diate steps to protect foreign interests in Mexico, the British and Ger
man governments will feel compelled to take action.
WASHINGTON, March 8. Secretary Knox basset in motion the
greatest mobolization of American troops ovor known in time of peace.
American warships havo started south. The utmost se; reoy is matn
toined' by officials and army officers. V
SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 8. Abe Ruef is now convic No. 24911.
He has been put to work in the jute mill.
BOSTON, Mar. 8. Admiral Fremont dropped dead hele today.
troops in watching tho manoeuvres.
Marshall Hendry's office April 1.
six or more children be exempt from
years and buy the road. One per
cases occurred outside of quarantine
Asylum Road and King Stieet, and
the minimum wage fur laborers,was
out of the hands of County At
"home at Waikiki to J. L. Stack, a
Water is Now Running Through Its
Last Saturday a representative of
the News went over the new Kula
pipe lino in company with the Su
pervisors and Engineers. This is
certainly a most wonderful trip,
and wo can conscientiously recom
mend it to anyone troubled with
insomnia, or mental fatiquc.
After leaving the buzz wagons at
Makawao, we took horses for
Olinda, and though those seasoned
warriors of the saddle, of which
the party boasted more than one
gave little heed to the discomforts
of horse back riding, as compared to
automobiles, still we can vouch for
it that at times it is a bit uncom
fortable, at least too much of it.
However, we arrived at Olinda in
such good condition that a trip was
suggested -in to Waiakamoe to view
the site of the proposed now reservoir
at the head of tho line. This was
well worth while, as aside from get
ting a closer view of tho much dis
cussed wooden pipe, we were
enabled to forget our discomforts in
the grandeur and beauty of old
Tho reservoir sito is ideal. After
winding around tho gulch along the
trail, one suddenly comes to the
ond, and directly in front is what
looks to bo a hole in tho mountain,
so cleanly has this work of nature
been accomplished. The steep sides
of the gulch have been cut almost
perpendicular on cither side. At
one end is a natural waterfall suffi
cient for a great volume of water,
while at tho other the gulch seems
almost to meet, making it a com
paratively simple task to put in a
dam, thus creating a basin that will
hold 5,000,000 gallons of water.
Here is tho head of tho line, and
tho wooden pipe extends for about
four miles through the forest, whero
it joins the iron pipe just above
Olinda. This wooden pipe seems
to bo a great source 6f worry. The
Bulletin correspondent intimating
that it was leaking so badly that
the Kahului Railroad would be lia
ble to loose part of their contract
price on that account. The pipe is
leaking, and everyone expected it
to leak. Anything constructed of
wood would leak after being exposed
alternately to the sun and rain for
months, as this pipe has been. But
notwithstanding this correspondent's
surmise, tho Kahului Kailroad Com
pany stands ready to do everything
in its power to make tho pipe abso
lutely tight. It is the opinion of
tho Engineers that this can bo
accomplished by putting on more
iron bands. The bands are now 10
inches apart, and there is no doubt
that if bands were put on between
the ones now in placo, it would go a
long way towards making the pipe
more serviceable. Tho iron pipe is
giving good satisfaction, thpugh a
few weak spots wero found wlien
the water was turned on.
This lino was more or les3 of an
experiment, and thoso in chargo
can now seo where iossible mistakes
wero nade, though to tho lay mind
tho one serious blunder was in leav
ing tho pipe exposed to tho sun, so
long before water was turned in.
This could easily havo been over
come by carrying tho water along
as eachisection was completed. Tho
wprk of laying tho branch pipes, to
supply the different sections is now
demanding" tho attention of tho
Board of 'Supervisor's, and when this
is accomplished, the finest lands in
all Hawaii will bo made doubly
valuable, by reason of tho foresight
and wisdom of thoso responsible for
the Jvuia ripe Lmo,
Racy Paragraphs From the Capitol On
(By Oscar Brenton.) t,
Honolulu, March 7, 1911.
All that was mortal a little urn
of ashes of Lorrin Andrews was
deposited in a cement box in the
old missionary plot back of Kawai-
ahao church Sunday afternoon.
I here wero about a hundred persons
within tho enclosure and many Ha
waiians peering over tho fence at
the side. There were few dry eves
in the gathering for Andrews had
many admirers. Ho was a man of
sterling character, as honest as
Honesty and always a friend in
sunshine or cloud. Tho service v
Rev. H. H. Parker- was simple and
was helped out materially with
beautiful singing by a quartet from
Central Union Church. Mrs. An
drews, ono time of Maui, was sun-
ported by Hon. W. O. Smith and
there were besides the remnant
families of old Honolulu mission.
arics and a sprinkling of men and
women Of the Earth earthy." Ho
was buried in the grave with his
father, a cement box having been
made a Bhort distance below tho
surface and the ashes deposited in
it and then scaled. The service was
as impressive as it was simple, just
what a plain man of the people liko
Andrews would have engineered had
he been here.
It is nearly sixteen years atro
since Lorrin Andre.ws came hero
from Maui, where he was a denutv
sheriff, to get his commission as'
sheriff of tho island. And it was
just that long ago since the first"
visitation was made by cholera. If
I mistake not Sheriff Hitchcock
was hero at the same time and they
left for their posts on the Kinau.
There was more of a scare about
the cholera away from hero than in
Honolulu so that when tho steamer
arrived at Maalaca Bay, Andrews
received a caution from the people
on shore that he had better keep
moving and not attempt to'land.'
He took their advice and as Hitch
cock was an old friend ho felt him-'
self in good company. The steamer
got word at Laupahoehoe that thcro
was likely to be something doincr'
- u 1,
when passengers from Honolulu at
tempted to land at tho metropolis
of Hawaii. Anyone whd ever knew
thelato.Ed. Hitchcock remembers
him as a man that was not to bo
thwarted so, ho told Andrews to
leave it to him. A more courageous
man than Andrews never lived on
these islands and ho had nothing to
bo nervous over; there was nothinc"
ahead that made his' heart beat's
more frequent. Also Andrews was
When tho Kinau arrived at Hilo
a small boat was sent with a scout
ing party to the wharf at tho foot of
Waianuenuo Street. It was met by
a delegation of citizens with tho lato
iV. B. Loebcnstcin as spokesman.
"Loeby'' was always long on talk
and the party in the boat knew his
failing in this respect. Tho crow
was ordered to shift their oars and
return to tho steamer. Arriving
thero Sheriffs Hitchcock and An
drews boarded her and the boat
mado a second start. Hitchcock
depended upon his authority as
sheriff of tho. island of Hawaii to
effecta landing. Ho foolishly be
lioved it was raoro powerful than
any influenco wielded by his broth
er's' son-in-law, Locbeinstein. In
that he was mistaken for the town
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