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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 191
The Japanese M ho Murdered the Woman
At Lahaina Caught.
Hnnlinnioto, the Japanese mur-tk-ror,
wlio shot tlie Japanese
woman Tuesday evening, was caught
Friday morning, at Honokoliau. It
seems that the woman had been liv
ing with Ilashamoto for some time,
hut on learning that he had a wife
and child in Japan she left him, and
went to live with Yamamoto, a cou
sin of the murderer. Hashamoto
objected to this arrangement, so
Yamamoto offered to buy tlw wo
man for $200. This was agreeable
to Hashamato, but the other man
failed to come through with the two
hundred bucks. Tuesday evening
al)out eight o'clock, fortified with
an over abundance of "sake, the
' murderer went to the house of Ya
mamoto, and found them all in bed.
After some hot words he drew a re
volver and immediately Yamamoto
grappled with him, and they went
to the floor. In the scuffle Yama
moto was shot in the arm, and he
got out leaving the woman alone
Hashamoto fired at her point blank,
killing her instantly.
After the murder he went and
jumped into the sea. He did not
like drowning, however, and swam
ashore and wandered along the
beach. Incoming hungry he went
into a native house, where he found
Mrs. Pai le. He told her he was a
murderer and wanted something to
eat. She notified the natives and
when they returned to the house
they tied the Jap up and sent for
The murderer says he threw the
revolver into the water along the
beach and the police are now trying
to locate it.
The County machine belonging to
the Sheriff's department is disabled,
the differential housing being
Rev. Mr. Turner Resigns.
At the morning service of the
Makawao Union Church last Sun
day, Dec. 31,1911, a letter from
Rev. Edward B. Turner, now in
New York City, was read, in which
he resigned his church, the resigna
tion to take effect January first
As many know, Mr. Turner has
been engaged in study at the Bible
Teacher's Training School for the
last few months. ' This school trains
young men and women for teaching
the English Bible, lwo hundred
pupils are now enrolled and they
have a graduate list of over 15,000,
though the school has been in exist
ence only ten years. Dr. W. V.
White is president of the institu
Mr. Turner had a flattering offer
tr .'ravel in the interests' of the
Bchool. This is the reason for his
resienation. His work will be to
address college students throughout
the Unitt'd States, presenting the
work of teaching the English Bible
as a profession, thus seeking to
build up its membership and stand
ing of the school. A campaign for
endowing the school is also inaugu
rated and in this work of raising
fmiln Mr. Turner will also be en-
At a meeting held immediately
after service, Mr. Turner's resigna
tion was accepted .
A committee consisting of Mrs
H. P. Baldwin, Mrs. V. F. Mc
Conkev. Mr. W. . Nicoll was ap
pointed to look up a suitable pastor
for the Church and report at some
" future meeting of the congregation-
' Until a new pastor is selected
Rev. R. B. Dodge of Wailuku has
been engaged as permanent supply,
who will preach Makawao bun
Quite a number of Spanish laborers
arrived from Honolulu Tuesday night
Those for this side of the island mostly
Frank Lufkin is confined to the house
with an attack of the grip.
R. A. Wadsworth goes to Hilo tonight
to itistai the Hilo lodge K. of P.
A masquerade ball will be given at the
Gymnasium on February 24th.
Mr. C..E Myers has resigned his posi-
tion as surveyor for the Wailuku Sugar
George Weight has had a severe attack
of rheumatism ever since he returned
The child of Dr. Oyama which has
been seriously ill for some time, died
Thursday morning early. '
The poles for the new electric light
company are expected to arrive here on
the Honolulan Sunday morning.
A large number of people enjoyed the
dance at the Gymnasium last Saturday
night. Mr. O. J. Whitehead was floor
Mr. W. Leslie West wishes us to state
that he is in 110 way connected with the
vulcanizing works previously owned by
The steamer Helene made a special
trip this week. She came to Kabului
with considerable local freight, and from
here went to Hawaii.
Capt. Bal has been doiug some good
work 011 the roads about Wailuku. The
steam roller is at work 011 Kalua avenue
this week, and that street is now fit for
traffic. Work will soon begin 011 the
Camp I road, and it will be put in first
What came very nearly being a serious
fire occurred in the home of Dan Quill
the other day. The little grandchildren
were playing with matches and got the
bed afire. Luckily Dan was in the house
at the time and partly smothered the
fire, and a hose did the rest. Dan is
quite badly burned about the hands.
Maui Hotel arrivals: Wm. Rathman,
R. F. Dempsey, Wm. Knight, I. T.
Carr, A. W. Keech, Honolulu; Mrs.
Chalmers, Hilo; G. Mills, Paul F. Lada,
San Francisco; B. K. Miller, Miss Miller,
Milwaukee; Louise C. Frain, Hana; J. B.
Stewart. Denver; Mrs. Vaughan, Haiku;
E. Hutchins, Paia; E. W. Deming,
Don't forget the public meeting in the
Library rooms of the Alexander House
next week Monday evening, January
8th. The committee appointed on the
Constitution and By-Laws have a careful
report ready. Be there to help in the
organization and became a Charter Mem
ber of the Maui Library Association.
Mr. and Mrs. Dodge and Mr. William
H. Engle g;ive a bowling party at the
Gymnasium on Thursday evening in
honor of Miss Dora B. Engle, who is
spending her vacation on Maui. There
were present A. R. Wadsworth. Edith L.
Baldwin, Harold Baldwin, Ernest Bald
win, Herbert Baldwin, Garnie E. Rose-
crans, David S. Wads worm, feisa Aiei-
necke, Cleo Case and Olive Lindsay, all
Punahou students home for their Christ
mas vacation. After spending two pleas
ant hours at the Gymnasium the young
people had refreshments at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Dodge.
At the Orpheum.
Ed. Fernandez arrived this morn
ing with You Go See, the great
Chinese magician, direct from the
Orient, the home of things mysteri
ous. The first performance of this
artist will be this evening, and Ids
work is said to be very entertaining
In addition four reels of moving
pictures, new,, novel and exciting,
will be shown.
Because of the good cjean pictures
being put on, the Orpheum is rapid
ly' becoming very popular,, while
the vaudeville from time to time
has proven very acceptable.
The-regular annual meeting of the
Maui Pineapple Company, Ltd.,
will be held at the oflice of the Com-
nanv. Pauwela. Maui. T. H.. on
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Saturday, January 27th, 1912, at M
riV.lnek a. ni.
All stockholders are requested to
K. YOKOGAWA, Secretary.
Dec. 16. 23, 30, Jan. 6.
White, Wilcox I Gibbs Sewing Machines
This itiurliitiea has heen on the market
many years and gives perfect satisfaction
Miiniirt.rifi nre in use on mis isianu.
Let xne explain its superior qualities
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FOR SALE AT
Maui Meat Market
RalhMM Railroad Co
Gasoline and Distillate in Drums
Northwest Lumber, Redwood, Hardwoods,
Wood and Coal, Blinds, Doors, Sash, Sash
Weights, Glass, single and double thick,
Bricks, Lime and Cement, Cotton and Wool
Waste, Pipe and Pipe Fittings, Steam Pack
ings, Gaskets, Cocks and Valves,
EXPECTED IN JANUARY
50 M2xl2 Northwest Lumber
50 Tons Blacksmith Coal
50 M 1x12 Northwest Lumber
A large consignment of Oak
25 cases Window Glass
25 bales of Wool Waste
50 Rolls Tarred Pelt
1000 Pairs Window Sash
2000 Bdls Redwood Battens
Enroute from S!ew York
1 Carload of Roof bestos
3 Carloads of Galvanized Pipe
1 Ton of Pipe Fittings
5 Tons of Plain Galvanized Iron
Kahului Railroad Co.
went to the Wailuku Sugar Co.
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