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What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
If ou wish Prosperity
Advertise in the News
WAILUKU, MAUI, H., SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1912.
Entertainment Appreciated By
Large Audience Present.
Mrs. Jarley's wax works were
Dresented by the Women's Aid So
ciety of tlio Wniluku Union Church
last Friday evening at the Wailuku
town hall. The affair was most
successful 'and greatly enjoyed by
the largo audience. The first part
of the program was a short musical.
Miss Mary Hoffman played a piano
solo. W. H. Field, who sang in
public for the first time in anany
years, was encored on his "Bells of
St. Mary's." Ho has a good voice
and it is hoped-Jio will favor the
Maui public again. The next num
ber was Miss Carrie Scholtz's solo,
"0 Beauteous Night " Her voice
is well known for its clearness and
sweetness. She was accompanied by
Hugh Howell on the violin. "Rob
inson Crusoe," a funny piece, by
Hugh Howell was loudly applauded.
D. H. Case was Mrs. Jarley
(for one night only), and of course
he was funny. His costume was
the real thing, and his voice well
it goes with the costume.
Charlie Rose and Mr. Wyck,
dressed as negroes were the attend
ants and acted the part well
E. J. Walker of Kahului was
Blue Beard. His Moorish costume
was perfect. His wives hung up in
the, dark chamber were Mesdames
Vaner and iTodge, Misses Scholtz
and Pratt. The Maid of Honor,
. Mrs. Judge Kingsbury, took her
part exceptionally well. It was
difficult to bo sowing constantly in
the most jurkey sort of fashion with
her great needle. H. B. Penlmilow
was. Captain Kidd, and he made a
fine, one, looking quite savage with
His long saber.
' Mrs. Jarley then showed in rapid
succession Dr. Gall (0. C. Clark),
who was most doctorfied; Eng,
Siamese Twin, who was played ad
mirably by J. J. Walsh; Patriotic
Group, in which Mr. Washington's
part was taken by Enos Vincent,
and George's part by R. A. Wads
worth. It was an excellent group.
Josephus was typical in Mr. Rod-
eers. Policeman No. 2049 seemed
just off the beat as Wm. S. Mount
castle was brought on tho stage,
while roars of laughter greeted E. 0.
Born who took the part of Mermaid.
Ho mechanically combed out his
long tresses made of yards and
yards of rope fallen down over his
Signorina Scriecherni (Mrs. D
H. Case) acted just like a machine,
rr for she took no end of winding up
,s. in ao at all. In tlio middle oi ner
song she broke down and tho sing'
c lug ended abruptly.
Wm. Penn (E. C. Warner) and
Napoleon (C. E. Copeland) seemed
to have stepped right out of the
history, whilo Samson (W. H.
Englo) was very wild with his big
jawbone in his hand, and his tiger
skin over his neck. Judge McKay
made an excellent King Cophetua,
and was rigged out in most striking
regalia, while tho beggar maid
(Mrs. Frank C. Crawford) wa3 as
pretty as a picture. Alfred Martin
sen as Telescope made lots of fun
and Charles J. Schoening was
B perfect politician. He was rigged
I up with enormous electric lighted
f studs and rings that made him the
flashy politician ho represented
Tho last croun scene was that of
Othello and Desdcmoua. Mrs. E
0. Born took Desdemona's part and
was line, jno one wouiu Know v
n - 1 ItT
Leslie West as Othello, lie was so
H -.. 'disguised. His part was well taken.
The Town Was Literally Buried in
Fish This Week.
TUESDAY May 14.- On Friday
tho Kelcnahe and Makaike Hui
made a haul of Akule that totaled
62,228 fish. Tho people of Hana
never have seen such" a catch.
Okada at the head of a Japanese
Hui bought tho fish without count
ing at $1 per 1 Kaau (40 fish). After,
tho tally reached 20,000 ho threw
up his hands and wanted to call the
deal off. Chin Kee at tho head of
another Hui bought all tho avail
able salt in the District, and had a
corner on this.'article, so salt jumped
to $5 per bag. After all the fish
were counted the price for the bal
ance over 20,000 dropped as low as
10, cents a bag 3 Kaau to the bag.
Finally Sheriff Crowell came along
aud instructed tlio combine that up
to 6 P. M. Saturday, all fish re
maining unsold and salted had to
bo hurried so a number of Cane
Planters who knew the value of fish
Fertilizer carted tho balance, some
28,000.out into tho cane fields.
Today Hana is a queer sight.
Every house in the village is shingled
with fish drying in the sun.
Tho Fruit fly Is now well estab
ished throughout the district of
Hana. It has been found in Kipa-
iuIu, Nahiku and Hana proper.
Stephen Desha from Hilo was a
caller thiB A. M.
Leo Austin, representing Davies
& Co-, also was a caller with his
line of samples.
Mr. Machado, representing tho
Bulletin is around looking after all
the pretty girls of the village work
ing them up to a high degree of ex
citement to enter the Bulletin con
test. Quito a number have fallen
into his net and tho contest will be
a lively xno from now on.
Mr. CaiT of the Postoffico Depart
ment was also a Hana visitor. Ho
leaves by the Claudine today for
Mr. Hanneberg, Auditor for
Hackfeld.& Co., is on his quarterly
rounds auditing the books of the
Kipahulu Sugar Co., Ltd.
Chance For Maui Banners.
Hie ten mile race lor Maui run
ners last fourth of July morning,
was such a success, that the pro
moters have decided to repeat tho
race again this year. There is a lot
of work attached to getting up a
race of thiB sort, as the money for
the prizes must come through popu
lar subscription. Last year tho time
made, considering that tho men in
the raco had very little experience,
was exceptionally good, llns year
there . will doubtless he many more
entries, and the boys will have more
time in winch to get into condition
In addition to tho foot raco, it is
proposed to have a ten mile handi
cap bicycle race. This should provo
quite an addition and should draw
a largo entry list.
The prizes last year were good,
and an effort will bo made toiavo
equally good prizes again this year
for both events.
Entries will be received for the
foot race at the Maui News office
up to July 1. For the bicycle raco
the entries will closo Juno 27th, in
order that the men can be properly
An entranco feo of 81.00 will bo
charged to cover expenses.
Mrs. janey got, ou a long spie
about the htBt pieco, which was tho
Gladiator, represented by Rev. R
B. Dodge. He was built out with
a long Roman nose and tremendous
.SPECIAL TO THE MAUI EWS.
.iunar 78.40 Beets 90.47
HONOLULU, May 17. -Garbage will be collected free hereafter
by motor cars.
An appropriation has been made for two additional motor trucks
for tho fire department.
By raising the rate six cents per
pany has lost the contract for
It is believed hero that the visit
ury department may result in a cut
HONOLULU, May 16 Marston
before the harbor commission yesterday, relative to the Kihei wharf
The Elks have been offered
M. C. A. building. They may
A Chinese was convicted of an
yesterday. He will be sentenced
IThe biggest tax appeal case in
HONOLULU, May 15. Eza
day by her drees catching fire from
Bishop Willis will soon arrive in Honolulu on a visit.
Frear was a passenger or the coast yesterday in the China.
WASHINGTON, May 17. Roosevelt has made gains in a num
ber of districts. Idaho, Minnesota
him. Taf t concedes him 309 votes.
ATLANTIC CITY, May 17
Barnegat. Fears are entertained for
WASHINGTON, May 17. A
people were present when the matter of the rights of railroad owned
ships in the Pan a -n a canal was brought up. It will be u big fight.
GRASS VALLEY, May 17.
the bank Here in tlie vault, and got
BOSTON, Mav 17. Pastor Bicheson has been declared 'sane, and
must pay the death penalty for his
The Spread of English.
Modern English posseses more
characteristics which fit it to become
a world tongue than any other lan
guage spoken by men. It has. says
Professor Chamberlain in tho Popu-
ar Scienco Monthly, greater flexi
bility and correspondence with
thought; is less hampered by gram
mar, has more power over words,
more freedom in accepting them
from whatever source and is less
restrained by purists and pedants.
In fact it is a living language, abso
lute master over both its grammar
and its dictionary.
Its vocabulary always has the
open door lor immigrants irom
every land and" language Greek,
Asiatic or Polynesian; and all are
admitted on tho same conditions
and with equal rights of citizenship
If tho useful word turns up at tho
right time, our inclusive and domo-
cratic language takes it in. Wo cut
it down, shape it, change it, com
bine it with 6ome word from an
other tongue and use with any par
ticle wo see fit either as a prefix or
suffix. Hybrid or pure, makes
no differenco; the genius of the lan
guage is defiant of all linguistic ty
rants, with result that hosts of
words represent several tongues. In
remacadamizfng, for example, Latin,
Gallic, Hebrew, Greek and English
five different languages are
drawn upon to produce a single
Like many another advantage we
enjoy wo do not half appreciate our
emancipated and marvelous mother
tongue which appropriates every
thing of value, incorporates every
word from every other source which
expresses a now idea of an old idea
bettor than the word wo have. Our
dictionaries aro bursting their covers
in tho effort to take new coiners in
they arrive Our grammarians
long ago threw up their business in
hundred, the Pacific Mail Com
carrying government freight to tho
of tho special agent of the treas
in the salaries of Federal oilicers.
Campbell knocked Hugh Howell
an advance of $3,000 for the old
sell to the Cooke estate.
assault on a child of five years old
tho islands was settled out of cour.t
Sniffen was burned to death yester
a yard stove.
and Weat Virginia are solid for
The submarine Tuna is ashore near
the safety of the crew.
large delegation of .Pacific Coast
Bandits locked the emplovees of
away with about $3,01)0.
despair or disgust, and are making
ends meet, as may be hoped, in
some more useful line of work than
perpetuating archaic inflections.
Our human, silvern, cloth-of-Arras
speech scours tho wholo field of
words for new recruits; is not only
inflective and analytic, but aggluti
native, agglomerative and every
thing else known to linguistics, and
opens its cormorant maw for every
literal combination which men have
found of use in communicating
thought. Unquestionably, from all
that now appears, our English
speech will become thp tongue in
which world concerns will be dis
cussed; the tongue of science and of
civilization; the common meeting
ground of men. Rochester Post-Ex
Maui Racing Association.
ine iMaui itacing season is on
again, and life at Sprcckels park,
Kahului, will bo a strenuous ono
from now until the Fourth of July.
Hilo has always threatened a
counter attraction each year, and
this year they aro making moro
noise than ever, but thereal sport
will bo here on Maui. Every year
Hilo draws a few with tho big noise,
but ovoryone knows they get a good
days racing on Maui, and the great
majority come here each year re
gardless of tho counter attractions.
This year the track will bo in
better condition than over before,
andv tho seating capacity will bo
A number of horses aro already
at the track, four of them being
from Honolulu. The stalls have
all been engaged, and O'Rourke of
Hilo will bo on hand with his
horses as usual, in an effort to lift
tho big purses.
It looks as though Maui horses
will be a much bigger factor in tho
racing than last year, and Mr
O'Rourke will have tho time of his
life getting away with everything
as ho did last Fourth.
W. R. Patterson is Producing Some
Fine Crops at Pauwela.
Diversified farming, on a moro
systematic basis than has heretofore
boon attempted in Hawaii, is likely
to bo given a thorough try-out by
tho settlers who , recently took up
homestead lots in tho government's
Kuiaha-Pauwcla tract, near Haiku.
The land was selected becauso it
was known as first class pineapple
land, and most of the, homesteaders
will probably make this crop their
main one at least at- first. But
the excellence of numerous miscel
laneous crops which have been pro
duced in the neighborhood makes it
quite certain that an attempt will
be seriously made to grow, in a sys
tematic way. a part of tho large
amount of truck farm products re
quired to supply the Honolulu mar
ket, and the army and navy in
Hawaii, and which are for tho most
part brought from California at tho
The land was only taken up last
February, consequently few of the
settlers have yet had opportunity to
get established, and to get ground
broken. A number, however, aro
already on their lands, and more
will take possession personally with
in the next few months. They are
fortunate, though, in having a sort
of demonstration farm already well
under way, the results from which
are considered exceedingly encour
aging by those who have studied it.
This farm is tho homestead of
W. R. Patterson, who has been on
his land for nearly a year. Besides
having about fifteen acres already
planted in pineapples, Mr. Patter
son has devoted several acres to
general experimental farming, and
from this small area is not only
supplying his own tablo most boun
tifully with a generous variety of
vegetables, but is marketing a con
siderable quantity in Wailuku.
Most of the crop3 thus far tried
have given very promising results.
Possibly tho most significant is the
success which ho has had with his
corn, both field and sweet. Of the
latter, Mr. Patterson has but a few
rows growing, now about three
months old, but it is bearing heavi
ly and tho product is excellent in
every way. Tho field corn, planted
about tho same time, is standing
somo eight to ten feet high, and is
tho black-green in color of tjie pro
duct of the corn belt of tho middle
western states, whilo from the ears
it is bearing it would seem that
twenty-five bushels to tho acre
would bo a safe estimate of what it
will yield. While Mr. Patterson
has less than an aero planted, there
is growing a short distance away, on
land of the Haiku Ranch Company,
a field of possibly between twenty
and thirty acres, or equally pleas
Mr. Patterson has somo potatoes
growing, and from some specimens
shown, it would bo hard to find
better potatoes anywhere. There
seemed to bo different varieties, and
when Mr. Patterson was asked what
potato thrived best, ho remarked
that they were all alike. He got
his seed from a bag of potatoes
which ho bought from a Chinaman
in tho vicinity.
Splendid carrots, radishes and
other root crops were growing in
small quantity, and in spito of tho
melon fly, which is prevalent, somo
very good cucumbers were seen. A
fow onions were planted, but these
did not look well, and Mr. Patter
son was not at all sanguino over tho
Exciting Time In Which a Chinaman
. Last Saturday night a crowd was
gathered at a Chinaman's store, at
Kailua. Many different nationali
ties wero represented. In tho crowd
was a Korean who loved tho booze.
He had bought and drank a couple
of bottles of wine durir. tho even
ing, and as he was leaving tho store,
he demanded that the Chinaman
give him another bottle to take
along. As ho had not paid for tho
two previous bottles, tho Chinaman
refused to unload, w'hereupon a row
started. Several of the bystanders
tried' to make peace, and finally a
young Hawaiian by the name of
John Kahcana grabbed tho Korean
and pulled him awav. at the same
time giving the Chinaman a clip on
the head. Tho Chinaman started
towards him, and Kaheana pulled
a gun and threatened to shoot. It
was no mere threat, and ho fired
point blank in the Chinaman's face.
The weapon was a small 32 caliber
Ivor Johnson, and tho bullet en
tered the Chinaman's forehead just
above the left eye.
The police wero called to the
scene, and they removed the China
man to the Paia hospital. Tho
shot had crushed through his skull,
and is still lodged in the head.
Dr. McConkey probed for the bul
let, but so far has not located it.
Several fragments of the shattered
skull wero removed from the brain,
and though the victim still lives he
is unconscious. The doctor marvels
at ins vitality, but thinks it is
possible for him to recover.
New Books at
Tho following volumes of those
just added to the Maui Library aro
of special interest to thoughtful
The Future of tho Republic, by
Newell-Dwight Hillis; The Ministry
of Recent English Poetry, by Frank
W. Gussaulus; Religious Movement
for School Betterment, by Josiah
Strong; Tho Seeming Unreality of
tho Spiritual Life, by Henry Church
ill King; Tho Modern Sunday
School in Principle and Practice,
by Henry F. Cope: Education in
tho Far East, by Charles F. Thwing,
President of the Western Reserve
University of Cloveland ; Tho Reli
gion " of tho Futuro, by Charles W.
The story in the Honolulu papers
that the Puuneno crew have wreck
ed their barge is not true. They
punchefl a few holes in tho bottom
of tho boat, but theso will shortly bo
repaired, and the boat will again, bo
possibilities of onion culture.
Near tho house Mr. Patterson
had somo cabbages growing which
indicated good possibilities in this
vegetable; whilo he is experiment
ing with cauliflower, the plants of
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wniuii appear 10 uojinaperiect con
dition at present.'0
On the slopes of tho;gulch away
from the wind, Mr. Patterson has
terraced some land and set out a
variety of grapes. Most of theso
came from Florida stock, but of
course it is too early to make any
predictions regarding them.
Besides tho vegeLablcsMr. Pat
terson has a thrifty looking flock of
barred Plymouth rock chickens,
and several stands of bees.