Newspaper Page Text
! J What is Best for Maui ItHf lH ''f' lfcf 4Hlb
f ; is Best for the News ' fiWlW JW' JvJI4lP
If you wish Prosperity
Advertise in the News
WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, APRIL
j J VOLUME XIX
Is at Kihei, Where Her Engine Trouble
Will Be Repaired.
Flic power-schooner Makena, with
all well on board, was towed into
Kihoi Monday morning.
Dr. J. II. Raymond, the owner
of tlio littlo vessel whoso failure- to
arrive at its port of destination
caused the circulation of ninny sen
sational rumors, was informed that
the craft hail been blown far out to
sea before having been taken in tow
by the fishing sampan.
From advices forwarded to Dr.
Raymond, the Makena, in helpless
conditions through the breaking
down of her carbureter, was picked
up on last Thursday by the Japan
ese and from that time until early
Monday morning the disabled Ma
kena was slowly but surely brought
from a position miles to leeward of
The Makena's engines went well
until early Thursday morning, when
the machinery running smoothly at
a hundred revolutions suddenly
stopped. All attempts to adjust
tho carbureter faded despite the
efforts of Captain Tom Mason and
his two assistants. When it was
found impossible to get the carbu
retor working, the Japanese tried
squirting tho gasoline into the en
gine with a squirt gun.
Tho Makena was seen by observ
ere stationed on Kahoolawe, where
at tho present time a party of goat-
hunters acting under the direction
of Supervisor Ebon Low are carry
ing on a campaign of extermination
of the four-footed pests that abound
Dr. Mitamura, head of one of the
Honolulu Japanese fishing com
panics, was tho first to receive a re
port concerning tho safety of the
Makena. Early Sunday morning h
Japanese sampan owner on arrival
at Honolulu stated that his vessel
had come upon the Makena while
the power .schooner was drifting
helpless to the leeward of Lahaina.
Tho Japanese vessel, known locally
as the Asahi Maru, stood by for a
short time, her men ready to lend
assistance should it be needed.
x Upon inquiry, the Japanese state
that they were told that the Ma
kena's engines were not acting pro
perly but that there was every
reason to believe that the machinery
would soon bo placed in working
After a brief exchange of greet
ings between the Japanese on the
Makena and the Asahi Maru, tho
latter vessel continued on her course
iii the direction of Honolulu, while
it was generally supposed that the
Makena would endeavor to put into
' R. Dominique.tho opulent barber,
who graced Wailuku for a few
months, has sent word to Joe Fox
that ho was robbed in New York.
Tho report has been erroneously
circulated that lie was robbed of his
entire savings, hut tho probability
is that it was simply tho money lie
had on his person for expenses on
his way to Paris. When Dominique
left Maui ho had all his money, ex
cept what ho needed for travelling
expenses, put in tho form of a hank
draft from the Wailuku National
Rank on Credit Laionaiso of Paris
and even if this draft was stolen it
would do the thief up good, as no
on. but Dominique could cash it.
lomcsleadcrs Will Have New Outlet
For Their Pines.
Homesteaders who have taken up
amis recently in and around Haiku
iavc entered into negotiations with
California canning interests to build
a big pineapple cannery on Maui,
where it will be available for tho
plantations that arc going in.
The project of a cooperative pine
apple company hns been talked over
and the plans now being worked
out have some cooperative features.
However, the homesteaders have not
the necessary capital at hand. That
California canning interests will bo
glad to erect a cannery in return
for a guarantee of a steady market
was assured when two substantial
Coast concerns, hearing of the op
portunity, at once entered into ne
gotiations with the representatives
of the homesteaders of the Lindsay
aid California settlement associa
A big advantage under the plan
now proposed is that tho burden of
developing the market will fall up
on tho cannery companies instead
of upon the homesteaders, since fho
product will bo handled by the can
nery company which erects tho can
nery, and will already have its mar
ket developed through advertising.
In fact, tho pineapple market is
pretty well established already, and
tho Hawaiian pines aro no longer
S. T. Starrett, superintendent of
marketing, will look into tho pro
position during his present trip to
tho ' Coast and may return with
plans so far advanced that the ne
cessary contracts can bo signed and
the cannery plant on Maui begun
The Primary Elections.
The primary elections passed off
quietly, and while thero was quite a
fight on in many of tho precincts,
the Kuhio-Taft League fight did not
openly enter into tho struggle here
Sam Keliinoi suffered defeat, and
while different reasons have been
brought forward for this, there is no
doubt but that the fact that ho was
offered the chairmanship of the con
vention by the Taft League people
was quite a factor.
W. T. Robinson, Chas. Wilcox,
H. R. Penhallow, and P. Goodness
wero tho successful candidates in
the Fifth Precinct.
In tho 7th F. F. Raldwin, E- F
Deinert, Joo Freitas and Win. Har
dey wore elected.
Up in Ilaniakuapoko Harry A.
Raldwin, II. P. Robinson and M
Nunez received tho highest votes.
Over at Waihco where only one
delegate can ho elected, thero was
no contest, as Rill Coclho bluffed
his opponents out of the running
It is likely that this matter will re
ceive the attention of tho conven
tion when it meets in Honolulu.
Supervisor Wm. Henning bettor
known all over Maui, as "Pop'
Henning celebrated tho 25th anni
vorsary of his marriago Thursday, in
Honolulu, whero most of his family
reside, andthero surrounded by his
family, ho and Mrs. Henning receiv
cd tho good wishes and congratula
tions of their host of friends.
Mr. J. N. S. Williams went over i
Hawaii on the Maunu Kea Tuesday on
(8!M-:CIAl. TO Till:
3imar 83.20 Beets 95.20
HONOLULU, April V?.. 1 he Merchants Associftiouhave recom
mended that the shippers wharf tax
Five men from the Alaska Canneries aro hero. Labor i their
object, and they are worrying the
Sugar quotations yesterday
McRryde, 9J4; Olaa, WA Oahu, 29;
HONOLULU, April 11. A Chinese riot on the steamer Nile yes
terday resulted .in the wounding of
The'Chinese were being deported.
Prof. Sylvester the entomologist
of an enemy to the fruit fly.
Dry Dock Smith beat' the, Claudino from Hilo iimhis yacht, and
caught the Sierra for the coast.
Tho Oahu railroad will cut a
of the stockholders.
The Hyades broucht tho first
Tho land board has renewed the
120') acres of land at $5 an acre for
Pope's Death Denied.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 12.
yesterday caused great sorrow throughout the country. Tho report
was latter officially denied.
NEW YORK, April 12. The democratic delegates from this state
will bo uninstructed.
LOUISVILLE, April 12. Threo delegates have been instructed
for Roosevelt, and the balance for Tuft.
NEW YORK, April 12. General Frederick Grant died suddonly
last night. Heart troublo.
DEL RIO, April 12. Rebels aro roported to tiavo crossed the Rio
Grande and attempted to dynamite tlio Southern Pacific bridgo.
- NEW MADRID, April 12. Fever and smallpox havo broken out
amongst tho victims of the Hoods.
Butte Swept by Fire.
RUTTE, April 10. The business and residence districts is being
swept by fire. Loss over .$200,000.
CHICAGO, April 10. Roosevelt's majority in Illinois was over
110,000, and Champ Clark's 140,000.
RANGOU, Me., April 10. All delegates to tho republican con
vention from Maine havo been instructed for Roosevelt.
WASHINGTON, April 11. Tho attorney for tho beet sugar peo
plo before the committee that the proposed reduction of tho tariff on
sugar would ruin that industry.
Taylor in Los AnfleUs Time.
bo doubled to aid the promotion
were Ewa, 33; Commercial, 444;
Pioneer, 35; Waialim, 181.
H. R. Brown and Edwin Farmer
will go to South Africa in search
million dollar lembiifor tho benefit
motor tiro engine for Honolulu.
leaso of the Pioneer Mill Co., on
The report of tho Pope's death
Facts Brought Out in the Report
By Expert Field.
"If politics wero entirely elimin
ated from local administrative cam
paigns which the urgency of tho
present situation demands, in view
of the civic preparation which is
necessary along all lines to unable
us to share, to the fullest extent, in
the benefits of the Panama Canal
competence would, unquestionably,
become paramount to popularity
pull. Good government is at bot
tom only a question of men."
' Tho board of supervisors should
bo in fact, and not merely in name.
tho business body of the municipa-
'Moneys devoted to permanent
improvements should be expended,
as much as possible, in accordance
with definite purposes and well con
"The charter of incorporation of
tho City and County of Honolulu
needs a thorough remodeling with a
view of modernizing tho public ma
chine A complete scien
tific study of our present charter
should be undertaken, based on an
investigation of our community
needs, common acts and common
properties, for attention to which
municipal government is organized. ''
"Not until confidence is restored
between the two branches (terri
torial and municipal) of tho govern
ment on matters of financial policy
can economical administration be
The efficient policing of a city
can only bo made possible when the
the members of the force aro respon
sible only to' nonpartisan regula
It costs nine cents a day to feed
the prisoners in the Charleston
Penitentiary; it costs nineteen cents
a day to feed tho laborers on the
Panama Canal works; it cost twenty
three and seven-tenths cents a day
to feed the prisoners in tho county
Thero is a serious lack of fire pro
tection in the city, which our city
fathers do not appear to rightly ap
A costly error was made in not
placing tho responsibility for tho
enforcement of health rules and ro
gulations exclusively with the same
board (board of health). So far as
tho delegated powers of the city and
county physician's office aro con
cerned, tho present law is one with
out a sanction."
"It is claimed, on reliable author
ity, that indigents have been allow
ed to remain in this hospital
(Queen's) for a month and other
long periods when thoy could havo
been discharged as cured in from
three or four days. Tho conclusion
to bo drawn from such a stato of
affairs is hotter understood than ex
plained." "Regarding the question of free
garbage collection in tho district of
Honolulu, this is a matter which
resolves itself into a question of
ways and means. This can only bo
undertaken by tho cutting out of un
necessary burdens which aro now
being carried by tho city and county
and tho money so saved applied to
the more pressing need of tho com
munity. The disposal of garbage is
certainly a matter which should not
"It is an undisputed fact that un
less wo adopt a well-defined perma
nent road policy in keeping with
othor cities, no lasting results can
be expected. Economic road work
Basket Hall Girls Give l'riory Team
The St. Andrews Priory basket
ball team, together with their
coach, Miss Cunningham, arnvd
by tho Mauna Kca Tuesday night
and wero met at McGregor's by a
large delegation from j Wailuku.
The girls were taken in charge, and
every caro given thein, but Irom
later developments this care was of
the nature of the South African
cannibals who so tenderly care for
missionaries before eating them,
but thjit is another story.
"" iO first game of basket ball was
played Wednesday evening, and all
through tho game it was plain to
everyone who has seen the local
team in practice, that it was their
courtesy to the visitors which made
them so tame. They just played
fast enough to keep tho Honolulu
champions in sight, but nothing
could induce them to show their
true fighting spirit, and thus Hono
lulu won by a score of 12 to 9.
Rut, what a rude shock these
Honolulu players received in tho .
Thursday night game. It was just T'
liko turning them loose among a
bunch of wild cats. Wailuku scored
the first point within a minute of
the beginning of play, and kept on ,
scoring almost at will throughout' .
the game. Honolulu played well,',
but they were bewildered with, tho
dazzling speed of tho Wailuku for-
The Honolulu forwards were also
fast, but the cbso, determined
guarding of Miss Wilcox and Ah n
Choy, made it almost impossible for
them to do anything liko effective
work. Erma Wodehouse at centre
would not bo denied, and in tho lat
ter part of tho game tho Honolulu
centre had no defence left with which
to oppose her. Tho final score was
21 to 10. The deciding game will
bo played Mpnday night, and the
winner's will bo tho undisputed
champions of the Islands. Judging A
by the playing of the two teams so"
far, it looks very much liko a win
for Wailuku. . ,
After the game Thurday evening,
the large party present went down
on tho floor and enjoyed the dan
cing to the music of tho Kaia's
A book, tli nt thoroughly irritates you
has been added to the Library. Upon
first reading you are raging with indig
nation that an American could write as
Boris Sidis docs concerning the modem
method of education. Hut niter reading
again the value of the book appears on
every page. "Philistine and Genius" is
the title. The essay is a remarkable one
on education, and has caused no end of
controversy. Boris Sidis is one of the
leading psychologists in the world today. jfjH
lie aims to develop the personality orf
children to the highest efficiency.
can not be undertaken by spasmodic
or declining effort."
"To safeguard the legal interests
of tho City and County of Honolulu
now costs 832S0 MORE a year to
handle four and two-thirds LliSS
public legal business than is tho
case in one of a number of progres
sive communities of tho mainland."
"Tho cost of maintenance of this
band (Hawaiian band) for ono year
alone would placo tho present equip
ment of tho city's fire department
on a motor basis: tho ellicicncy of
the fire departments a vital neces
sity, whereas tho maintaining of a
band is a luxury.-"
k'i imtA w