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THE MAUI NEWS,;SATURDAY, APRIL G. 1912
One Night With
Lnat Friday evening, March 29th,
the regular monthly "Literary" was
held at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
D. B. Murdoch of Paia. The at
tendance was unusually large as was
indicated !y several long lines of
automobiles massed in front of the
residence during the entertainment.
The following most enjoyable
program was rendered :
1. Piano Solo. -.Miss Annie Couch
2. Vocal Solo... Mrs. J. P. Foster
3. Piano Solo.. Mrs. If. A. Baldwin
4. A sketch entitled "Wax Dolls,"
impersonated by six young girls
with Bessie Lindsay as exhibitor.
5. A series of scenes given in pan
tomime from Irving's "Lngend of
Sleepy Hollow." Miss Couch took
the part of Ichabod Crane and Miss
Hutchins read appropriate selections
from the story.
The entertainment was followed
by refreshments and dancing.
Baseball at Haiku.
The baseball players are all he-
ginning to get restless for work on
the diamond, and it is probable
that games will he played all over
the island as soon as the weather
Last Sunday a team representing
Haiku took the first game of the
season froin Pauwela. The grounds
at Haiku were in excellent shape
for the game and the good weather
helped to bring a crowd of about
200 fans to the grounds.
The game was an exciting one, and
the score close all through the nine
innings, the rooters for both teams
working as hard as the hall players
themselves. It is the intention to
play another game tomorrow. The
game will be called at 1:30.
Why France is Rich.
When you have said the" last
thing about Fiance it is this that
our greatest art, the one we are
most profficient in, and the one
which has done the most for us, is
the art of merchandising, said a
Paris merchant to the author of an
article in March Business.
''Forty years ago, monsieur, an
alien army occupied this city. I
saw them camping where the tall
Vendome column now lifts itself.
The price of their evacuation was
something enormous. We accepted
it; we had no choice and we have
paid the price. More than that
our banks hold so much of our an-
wens enemy s commercial paper
that, in case of international trou
ble, we need not send a sin
gle soldier to the frontier, but sim
ply force collection through our
"And we have been able to do
this because we are merchants, mer
chants of art, of literature, of
Bcience, of music, of fashion, of
everything. We put the trade mark
Paris' on all these commodities,
and you from America and he from
China pay our price. Is not that
"And how have we done this
this of making ourselves world mer
chants? By watching the details,
by figuring our costs and selling
price on the centime basis, one
fifth of your cent. A small deno
minator, you say. Yes, and there
fore overlooked by other nations.
Also by turning to our advantage,
cashing in, as you say, the foibles,
the vanities, the prejudices and the
superstitions, not only of other na
tionalities, but of our own people.
"I read in your papers about
your new business schemes. Bah!
They are old with us; your co-operative
scheme that has been worked
out at the Bon Marche for forty
years; your newly inaugurated
special sales; we had them under
she Second Empire. Monsieur, I
admire America ; she is wonderful
and enterprising; she is following
in the footsteps of France."
Truly, the merchant had spoken
Paris has capitalized sentiment
and tb. emotions till they bring
centimes into her treasure house.
Mrs. II. K. Duncan has gone to Ha
waii for a stay with lier sister at Ililo.
Miss Cleo Case gave a party to a num
ber of her Tunahou friends last Monday
Engineer Harvey, who has been on
Kauai, returned Tuesday, and is back on
his surveying work again.
Jim Coke returned to Honolulu on the
Mauna Kea last niylit, after spending
almost two weeks on Maui attending
H. B. Weller arrived home on the
Manchuria last Friday. He says Frisco
is full of officials getting ready for the
Dr. J. J. Carey will be in Wailuku
Monday. He will remain for a week or
two, and will open an office in the old
stand at the Wailuku Hotel.
The regular meeting of Aloha Lodge,
K. of P., has been postponed from April
13th to April 20th, when a large attend
ance is earnestly requested.
Ed. Peck, who has been with the
Maui Agricultural Co., for over ten years,
has gone to Honolulu, where he is going
to make a start in the oil business.
Dr. Aiken will not be at Paia next
week. He will however go up there the
week beginning April 14th. He will be
at his new office above the Paia store.
The Woman's Guild of the Church of
the Good Shepherd will hold its social
meeting at the residence of Mrs. Fan
torn, Camp One, on Wednesday, April
loth, at 2:30 p. m.
Aloha Lodge, K. of P., gave a very
enjoyable entertainment last Saturday
evening. The entertainment was for the
families of the members, and quite a
large gathering was on hand to enjoy
Captain Johnson, who was recently on
Maui, inspecting the militia companies
here, has particularly mentioned one of
the officers of Co. I, which is stationed
at Wailuku, for proficiency, and as taking
an especial interest in the work.
The machinery for the new electric
light plant is due to arrive some time
next week. The foundation on which
the machinery will be placed in the new
building is completed and the workmen
are now rushing the building itself.
A Japanese in the employ of Kochi
the Camp One automobile man was fined
$25 in the district court this week for
running into a horse driven by another
Japanese, and breaking its leg. The
evidence in this case was very conflict
ing. An appeal was taken.
Services at the Church of the Good
Shepherd on Easter day at 7 A. M. and
11 A. M. Offerings for Church Debt.
Children's Carol servicV and Mite Box
offering at 9:45 A. M, The Kahului
Railroad will run a special train for the
11 o'clock service. At Puunene a Chil
dren Carol service at 4 P. M. Evening
service at 7:30. All are welcome.
Arrivals at Maui Hotel: G. L. Had
ley, J. Cullen, Jr., II. Hutchins, J. Cral
lius, J. McGuire, Hawaii; Howard
Scoville, E. M. Scoville, Mrs. H. G.
Koouan, Miss Wilhelmiua Tenney, G. P.
Wilder, Manuel Cauiara, Victor S. Clark
R. Swadeu, Walter E. Wall, J. L. Coke
E. Giesctke, Dr. J. H. Raymond, H. G.
Plummer, S. A. Strader, Oahu; E. A.
Peck and wife, A. F. Tavares, Maui.
Word has been received on Maui of
the death of one of the great educators
in Massachusetts, Professor Milton P.
Higgins, who for over forty years was
connected with the Worcester Institute
of Technology. He was a life long friend
of Professor Sinclair who visited Maui
three years ago. Professor Higgins'
special contribution to the field of edu
cation was the "half day" idea so geuer.
ally adopted in some of large industrial
centers. The system provided only half
time in the regular public school and
half time in an industrial school, so that
when the boy is through with his school
ing he is immediately prepared to earn
his living in the industrial world.
The girls of the Wailuku gym
nasium are making great prepara
tions for the reception of the St.
Andrews Priory girls basket ball
team, who are the present Cham
pions of Honolulu. The Honolulu
team will arrive Tuesday evening,
and will be met at Lahaina. and
brought direct to Wailuku.
The girls here have reorgan
ized and are putting in all the prac
tice possible, in order to perfect
their team play. They have elected
Miss Hannah Cummings captain,
and Mrs. W. S. Chillingworth man
ager of the team.
The games Wednesday and
Thursday evenings will be sure to
be exciting, and the dance after the
game will be kept going all the time.
No wall llowers.
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