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ll'UMWBWI ' I'll M&VWHFF.TIW VI
What is Best for Maui
If you wish Prosperity
is Best for the News
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Treat for Physicians and Laymen. How
Honolulu Lost Control of Pine Business.
Sometimes wo find men so well
gilded that wc ' may take n better
view of them than otherwise but
not all of the gold of Mountain
' King would give Fern, the mayor
of the City and County of Honolulu,
that which calls forth admiration
from men of affairs. As a member
of an improvement club in this
city I have had opportunities to
study this chief executivo of a city
that has attractions for people from
all parts of the globe. When cross
ed he becomes an autocrat. At
other times ho shows the good na
ture of indifference to the fact that
ho is the choice of the hoi polloi,
a, not the men who provide the means,
by way of taxes, for the mainten
ance of the institutions. Fern is
the choice of the voters. A Demo
crat among Republicans.
Much has been written for the
newspapers about the Board of Su
pervisors in Honolulu but I have
not read anything that smells of a
suspicion of graft among the mem
bers. You may hear a whisper now
and again that sounds grafty but in
my opinion it is rather more a be
lief than a condition. If you are
interested enough to read the pub
lished reports you will make up
-your mind that two or three men
run the business of the county and
those three occupy the time in the
meeting criticizing reports rendered
by members of committees. As a
taxpayer in a weak way I protest
that it is not good legislation. Some
persons here aro harsh enough to
say that Hay or Fern is an ass. I
will not go so far to say ho is but
the lengthened shadow of the Board
of Supervisors which gave him an
automobile as a plaything is as.far
as I will venture. When the appro
priation was made I asked why and
was told. Ho had nothing to do
and we are going to let him have a
machino to help him occupy his
The ma'yor is supposed to have
general supervision over the super'
visors of the roads and in that capa
city it has been stated that he must
go to different parts of the island to
see what is being done. Take it
from me that he does not know a
good piece of road building when he
is going over it. Also, take it from
me, that he may, possibly, inspect
the county roads once in six weeks
and it is usually when there is to be
a hum on the other sido of the isl
and. I have been told ho makes
these trips occasionally on Sunday
over Kalnkaua Avenue, and over
the Pali about the time Andrew Cox
is having a birthday anniversary
I've written sticks and sticks of
stufFhero without 'Saying anything
What i wished to convey was my
utter disgust at the action of the
Board of Supervisors for the City
and County of Honolulu in giving
Mayor Fern an automobile for joy
riding. It seems incredible to me
that an official of this county, could
run a machine so badly that it
would cos more than seventeen
hundred dollars a year for mainten
anco. I have estimated the figures
for the year by doubling the actual
cost from the figures in the auditor's
ollico for six months. I do not be
lieve I could bo convinced that this
expenditure is legitimate. I doubt
not the S88G was spent but why
should a machine used by one ofii-
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The Invention Which Is His to Be
Taken Up By the Planters.
Terms of an agreement between
the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Asso
ciation und E. E- Battelle formerly
chemist of Wailukif plantation,
have been concluded, whereby a
practical test will be made of Mr
Battello's process for refining sugar.
L. J. Warren, of Smith. Warren
& Hemenway, attorneys, who is
also assistant secretary of the H. S.
P. A. is about to draft the agree
It is proposed to erect a sugar
factory, with a capacity of ten tons
of sugar a day, upon some planta
tion for the purpose of testing' the
Battelle process. One of the chief
requirements of tho site is that
there shall bo deposits of l'mestone
There aro two parts to the inven
tion. One is that of making refined
sugar from raw. The other is such
treatment of the sugar cane juice
from the beginning us will eliminate
the glucose content and leave much
ess residue in the form of molasses
than is now done in the plantation
factories. The process is one that
comprehends treatment of the ex
pressed .juices so that there will be
little or no sucrose content in the
For some time the Battelle. inven
tion has been under investigation by
the association's committee on
manufactures. So far as the chemi
cal question is concerned, it has
been demonstrated that tho process
is all right. All thai; remains is to
demonstrate the feasibility of the
practical manufacture and refine
ment of sugar upon a commercial
scale by means of the process or
processes. To this end tho associa
tion will erect the plant mentioned
which will bo operated under tho
direction of the inventor.
Pending the demonstration Mr.
Battelle has given the association
various options on tho rights of
using his invention. These will in
elude the use of the whole manu
facturing process in the plantation
mills or the refining process in the
Crockett refinery in California or in
any refinery that the association
may establish elsewhere, say in Bal
timoro. What thejmoney terms of
the options aro is not disclosed, but
it may bo taken for granted that if
the value of the invention be satis
factorily demonstrated Mr. Battelle
will have a goodly fortune assured,
A Trip Through The Crater.
A. Lewis, Jr., Vico President of
tho Bank of Hawaii and Mrs.
Lewis, came up from Honolulu
last week and spent a few days
with Mr. and Mrs. Penhallow.
On Wednesday they went up to the
summit of Haleakala and remained
all night. Thursday Mr. Lewis and
C. D. Lufkin went to Ulupalakua
and inspected tho Raymond Ranch.
Saturday morning early they started
on a trip through tho crater. They
reached tho summit at 8 o'clock and
at 12.30 had arrived at Kipahulu.
They took auto from hero to Nahiku.
Next day they came on to Wailuku.
Mr. Lewis pronounced this tho most
enjoyable trip ho had ever taken
Mrs. Lewis wont over to Molokai
last Saturday to visit tho Cooko's,
and Mr. Lewis went on to Hawaii.
WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 2, 1911
Madero Issues Manifesto.
CITY OF MEXICO, Sept. 1.
yesterday is proclaimed to be extremely radical. It endorses the pro
gressive party, and declares for the separation of church and stated
There will be no reduction in the strength of the army.
CHICAGO,Sept. 1. President Markham has refused to deal
with the Fedaration in regard to. employees. N
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1.
the Atlantic coast.
NEW YORK, Sept. 1 The
dissolved, and the stock distnbuted
who will act independently.
BOSTON, Sept. 1. Taft said
the salarjes of the justices of the
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1.
the Manchuria is dead.
NEW YORK, Aug. 31. There
again yesterday. It sold as high
for years. It is believed to be due
BEAUFORT, Aug. 31. Tho
property on the Coast, has ruined
stripped, and the corn crop is damaged .60 per cent.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug; 31.
unions have arrived to confer with
ern Pacific. The S. P. officers are
WINNEMTJCCA, Nev., Aug. 30.--Bandits raided the buildings
of the Mammoth mine, and secured $8,000 worth of gold dust. A
posse is in pursuit.
TOKIO, Aug. 30. Marquis
HONOLULU, Sept. 1. The
at the meeting of the Land Commissioners yesterday.
Mayor Forn may veto the
Another complaint comes
from the canneries.
Hawaiian Commercial and Haiku may declaro an extra dividend
of 2 per cent. All sugar stocks are
The Japanese claim they are
The object to be classed with the Chineso.
It is rumored that Link McCandles and Charlie Wilson have,
joined forces for a Democratic machines.
HONOLULU, Aug. '31. Tho
a 10,000 barrel a day gusher.
Professor Arthur Kellar has
Board of Health.
Capt. Tripp has boen succeeded
who will have charge of all cargoes. Capt. Tripp is considered too
Frear says that Colbran's statement relative to Punchbowl lots
are inaccurate to say the least.
Editor Sheba says that Japan will carry out a policy of Japan
for tho Japanese if it is to be America for tho whites.
Donahey in Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The manifesto issued by Madero
Rain is doing much damage along
Standard .Oil Company has been
among the subsidiary companies,
last night he was in favor of raising
Supreme Court to $5,000 a'year.
Capt. Saunders, for years captain of
was a material advance in sugar
as $6.25. This is the highest price
to the poor beet crop in Europe.
hurricane which destroyed so much
the rice crop; the cotton plantp are
Presidents of five international
tho traffic managers of the South
showing a much more concilliatory
Katsurai has been made an Elder
Kapaa land matter was not taken up
ordinance appropriating money for
that the beach is strewn with refuse
humiliated by the Dillingham bill
Honolulu Consolidated havo struck
been appointed to n place on the
an harbor ma&ter by W. B. Foster
What the Wrestlers. Boxers and Base
Ball Artists Are Doing.
Farmer Burns, chief trainer of
Frank Gotch, champion wrestler,
for his coming contest in Chicago
with llackenschmidt, has changed
his training system.
More defensive work and stifTcr
wind developing work was the fea
ture of Burns' new training. New
and old styles of defense alike were
brought forward by tho veteran
wrestler. The champion at first
resented Burns' statements concern
ing his condition, but finally ad
mitted his condition was not of the
best, and, although his wind his
improving, it is" still in bad shape,
while tho defensive work thus far
has been poor.
Gptch has been training entirely
upon the aggressive," said Bums.
He is and has been so confident
that ho will be able to push the
match throughout that he has taken
no precautions against a turn in
the tide. He is at present under
condition and showing signs of
growing stale. He will bo all right
when I get through with him."
Alexander and Hackett were in
vincible as doubles tennis cham
pions for four years and never lost a
match" in that time. They first
won the championship by defeating
W. A. Lamed and W. J. Clothier
in 1907. For two years previous to
that time theytwon tho preliminary
doubles and were defeated in the
challenge match by Beals Wright
and H. Ward. The Pacific states
teams for the last two years have
been tho challengers for thd doubles
title and both put up a good fight.
Janes and MnLoughlin were the first
of tho coast teams to go down to de
feat before the present champions
and last year Bundy and Hendricks
suffered the panic fate. When Bun
dy and McLoughlin joined forces
this year they were conceded by
everybody to bo the best team ever
sent away from the coast and it was
a bitter disappointment when they
were defeated by Little and Touch
ard for it was already rumored that
tho champions were on tho decline,
and tho coast team would havo a
good chanco to capture tho title.
That Alexander and Hackett are no
longer the great team they were,
seems evident from their easy defeat
at tho hands of T. R. Pell and L.
E. Mahin in tho Now York tourna
ment. This team was not consid
cred a particularly strong team as
Pell ranked eighth and Mahin 29th
McLoughlin, Long and Bundy
showed well in the New York tour
nament which McLoughlin won by
defeating T. R. Pell in tho challenge
match. It was a three set match,
but had the California!! not becomo
careless in the second set ho would
havo won easily in straight sets, as
his high bounding service puzzled
Pell and ho had things pretty much
his own way in tho first and third
sets which ho won G 1, 6 2.
Of tho coast players, Long was
tho particular star in the Invitation
al tournament last week on tho
courts of tho Meadow club at South
ampton. This event does not carry
a title with it but is un important
one on account of its being held
just previous to tho Newport event
It was thought that Long would not
do much in tho last tournaments of
tho year as ho usually plays best at
tho start of tho season, but from his
play in tho Southampton, event ho
is evidently playing as well as he
There Seems to Be Others Who See
the Value of Kiawe.
The land just beyond Kihei which
was sold to the homesteaders, and
inch the Maui News claimed was
not suitable for homcsteadinir is
creating quite a stir. The Comwcll
inch people, who havo long held
lease of this land, do not intend
turn it over without getting some
the revenue to bo derived from
the wood. The real thorn in the
side of tho ranch people, however,
.the fact that it is over this land
their cattle must come to get water.
they am get tho wood off tho
land, then tho probability of tho
homesteaders takinu' it ud will hn
just so much lessened . Pia Cockett,
and a number of Japanese, whom
id had at work cuttine tho wood
were arrested Monday, the Japanese
being put under $100 bail each.
According to tho -Attorney-Gener
al, there is a question whether or
not tho lessees havo not tho right to
cut this wood if they wish. Tho
claim has been made that those at
work cutting tho wood off the land
aro not only cutting tho trees that
are serviceable, but are destroying,
and pulling up the small trees. tlmn
wantonly making barren the land,
and destroying what might in vears
to come bo valuable wood land.
If this can be done, without anv
redress, then there seems to bo a
serious flaw, in tho law, which
should at once be remedied. Mean
while tho work of (Inst, rnnt.irm rrnna
on and neither territory or home
steader is getting anything.
The buck is bei IIP TVlSKPfl fllnnrr
from one official to tho other, Jiut it
seems to us ttiat if the Land Com
mission had an intimnfo Immvlivl.rn
of the lands they sell and aro sin
cere in tneir endeavor to properly
homestead these lands, theso things
could never happen.
Roosevelt For President.
Former President Theodoro
Roosevelt in a letter to Alexander
P. Moore, editor of tho Pittsburg "
Leader, mado public recently says:
"I must ask not only you but
every friend I havo to seo to it that
no movement whatever is made to
bring mo forward for tho nomina
tion in 1912. I should esteem it a
genuine calamity if such a move
ment were undertaken."
The Leader has been advocating
the nomination of Roosovelt for
president in 1912.
was when he took tho first tourna
ment of the seasen.
. In tho Newport tournament last
year the coast players wero much in
evidence as McLoughlin reached tho
semi finals and was defeated by
Beals Wright in three straight sets.
Thomas Bundy of southern Cali
fornia won tho tournament and tho
right to challenge for tho title by
defeating Beals Wright in the finals
in a close four set match.
Bundy went down to defeat beforo
the champion W. A. Larncd, but
only after five hard sets had been
George Dietrich, secretary of tho
grand harness racing circuit, says
Joe Jackson is faster getting to first
base than Ty Cobb or Wilbur Good.
Ho held a stop watch on them,
timing each player from tho crack
of tho bat. Dietrich timed Jackt-on
at 2V2 seconds. Tho best ho ever
timed Cobb and Good was 2
seconds. Ho has timed Jackson
from tho plato to second base in
G14 seconds. Djetrich is an expe