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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 191
The management of the Orpheum
Theatre are always spreading them
selves in an endeavor to please their
patrons. The theatre has been
closed since Monday evening, and
when it is opened tonight every
seat in the house will be a good one.
.The back seats have leen elevated
so those in "the rear will have just
as good a view a those in front.
But for a genuine innovation in
Moving Pictures, Mr. Thompson
has proved that he is equal to any
emergency when he transferred his
Electric light pictures and all the
paraphernalia to the residence of
Mr. E. H. - Hart last Wednesday
night. Using his spacious lawn for
an open-air theatre; beautifully lit
up with electric light, where a few
friends had met to celebrate Mr.
Hart's birthday, amongst whom
was his father-in-law Mr. Love who
even nt his advanced age had never
Seen moving pictures. It proved to
be a genuine surprise. This ideal
method of entertaining your friends
at your own residence with electric
and interesting- pictures should
prove a strong drawing card in the
social engagements of the people of
Republican County ,
The Republican county commit
tee held a meeting this week, and
discussed plans for party organiza"
tion on Maui, preparing for the fall
It was decided to favor sending a
Taft delegation to the National Con
vention. The matter of selecting a suitable
candidate to receive the Republican
nomination for Chairman of the
Board of Supervisors was discussed,
and while nothing definite was de
cided upon the qualifications of dif
ferent men were discussed. W. F.
Pogue, D. C. Lindsay, Capt. Bal,
Sam. Keliinoi and Chas. Wilcox
were all mentioned, but the candi
date will have to be picked later.
Plan of Battle of Flowers
The battle of flowers that will end
the big Washington's birthday
Floral Parade will add the last
touch to the day's carnival spirit.
It will be a spirited innovation in
the Floral Parade program, and
likely to be a repeated feature in
The battle will take place on
Punahou street between Beretania
and Wilder avenues, and will not'
start until after the Floral Parade
itself is all over, the judging finish'
ed and the cars ready to be disman
tied. The entire street from Bere
tania to Wilder avenue will be bril
liantly decorated and space left for
cars to be banked on the side so
that every occupant can watch the
battle as it progresses.
It will be a sort of go as you
please affair, and anybody can en
ter, . whether or not his car was in
the Floral Parade itself, so long as
it is dressed out in flowers or colored
bunting. However, Director-General
Wall is anxious that every
decorated car be entered in the
A number of inquiries have been
received as to the program after the
cars leave Alexander b ield. It is
planned to make the awards of
Drizea within a few minutes after
the judges have finished their work
so that all the cars carrying specta
tors, as well as those who have en
terqd the parade, may leave Alex
ander Field at once.
Floral Parade matters generally
speaking are progressing faster than
they were at a corresponding time
last vear. Admission tickets for
th Colonial ball will be placed on
sale within a short time. The tick
ets will be $1.50, each entitling a
lady and gentleman to the privilegei
of the floor
Tom Burmingham who was with
E. O. Hall & Son before he went
to Australia, is back on the old trail
Mr. Edmund Hart went to Hono
lulu last night on the Mauna Kea.
Harry Rosenberg was on his re
gular Maui trip this week. He left
on the Mauna Kea last night. ,
Work has taen begun on a new
operating room for the Malulani
hospital. When this is completed
it will add greatly to the efficiency
of the institution.
The Woman's Guild of the
Church . of the Good Shepherd will
hold a Sewing Meeting at the resi
dence of Mrs. C. C. Campliell, Puu
nene, on Wednesday, February 21st,
at 2:30 p.m. ,
Mr. Robert Bond, President of
the Island Investment Company
came over irorn Honolulu on the
Mauna Kea Tuesday. He is look
ing after the new electric lighting
plant which his company is install
Mrs. Harvey and her little daugh
ter arrived on the Mauna Kea Tues
day. They will spend a couple of
months at Ohnda in an endeavor to
bring the bloom of health back to
the face of the little girl, who has
been quite ill.
Four thousand three hundred
tons of sugar and 4500 cases of
pineapples were put abourt the
Missourian in three days this week.
In addition to this three lighter
loads of freight were unloaded.
Mr. J. N. S. Williams in com
pany with Mr. Pogue and Mr. Har
vey went over the wooden pipe of
the Kula pipe line . this week, to
examine that part of the line and
determine whether it is holding
water Bince the new bands were put
Three cruisers of the fleet passed
Lahaina the other day. When
they were sighted the whole popula
tion flocked to the waterfront.The
Japanese youngsters immediately
began building forts in the sand
along the beach, and in some in
stances planted the Japanese flag
Honolulu has its Floral Parade,
but Maui has a Masquerade Ball.
the first Riven in years. It is to be
on one ol the best noors on Maui
the Wailuku Gymnasium, where
the dances in the past have been bo
popular. The tickets will be only
fifty cents apiece. Get your suit
early, and don't forget to get your
ticket- .The patronesses will be an
Mr. W. Dingle who has done such
an excellent jod on ine ruunene
alleys is now . putting the Wailuku
alleys into first class shape. As soon
as he has finished his work, a bowl
ing tournament of twenty games
will be run off. The men winning
the three highest averages will be
given prizes. All who wish to get
in on the tournament who are not
already members of the gymnasium
should at once see Mr. W. H. Jun
gle, who is in charge.
The Maui ministers meeting was
held on Thursday, at the Paia Ha
waiian Church. There was not the
usual large attendance, because the
Kula men did not come. lhe
drought there has so affected their
horses. The usual programs ol these
meetings was followed out. The
lunch was served by the ladies of the
church The committee of nine met
afterwards and decided that the
next association meeting should be
held at Lahaina, on Mar. 20th.
Arrivals at Maui Hotel : C. P.
Beebe. Portland, Ore.; Louis K
Wallace, Morence, Arizona; JUiss
A. M. PendeiKast, Boston; S. V.
Chandler, Knoxville, Tenn.; J. C
Penny. Queensland, Australia; M
C. Mever. Chicago. 111.; Thos. A.
BurnnnKham. A. L. Uurrey, 11
Rosenberg, J. L- Coke, Marston
CamDbell. Thos. A. O'Brien, Chas.
F. Lund. James B. Melton, lr. J.
H. Raymond. Ebcn P. Low, Wm
Knight, Robert E. Bond, Honolulu;
E. J. Lord, A. A. Wilson, liilo.
The Haiku Extension.
The contract for building the
Haiku extension of the railroad has
been given to Wilson and Bauman
Work will begin on this part of the
road on March 1, and it is expected
it will be completed In six months
The annual meeting of the stockholdj
exi of the Maui Publishing Company
Limited, will be held in the offiee of ' D
H. Case, on Thursday, February 29,
1912, at 3:00 P. M.
D. II. CASH.
Gasoline and Distillate in Drums
A large consignment of the fol
lowing: Doors, Sash, Glass, Barol, Oak,
RoofbeStos, Galvanized Corru
gated, Iron, Galvanized Pipe
and Fittings, Galvanzed Fence
Wire, Galvanized Barbed Wire,
National Farm Fence, Stretch
ers for Woven Fence, Plain
Galvanized Iron, Gutters and
Accessories, Galvanized Ridge
Roll, Redwood Posts and Bat
tens. 1 Cargo Northwest Lumber in
Cargo Northwest Lumber in
Kethului Railroad Co,
again, but this time he is traveling
for the Vou llannn Young Co
Feb. 17, 24,