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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1912.
THE MAUI NEWS
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JUNE 15, 1912
The Hih Cost of Living.
IT CKRINLY costs more to live well than to eke out a scanty
existence, and that the world over mankind is determined to live
more comtortaDiy man nitnerto ana is nnaing me means to ao u is
the most cheering phenomenon of modern civilization.
Consul James E. Dunning of Havre, France, makes an illuminating
report on this subject as it presents itself to him in his consular district.
The Frtnch arC the most thrifty of white peoples and have always been
accustomed to skimp and save money.
Probably the habit of saving will remain, but there is also a determi
nation to live better than heretofore. To live better and still save one
must have a larger income. To get the larger 'income one must get
better wages or better profits. That means higher prices for labor and
its products, and there you are. The increased cost of living results
from a universal determination to live better.
Consul Dunning says that until recently the French people have been
content to adhere to their old standard of life. During- the last five
years they have shown not only the determination to increase the cjass
, standards of living, but the ambition which is so common in America
to struggle to rise into the better-paid classes.
i'l.e masses of the people are beginning to want "musical instru
ments, electric lights, ornamental furniture, labor-saving kitchen appli
ances, illustrated periodicals, modern bathrooms, patented food in
packages and the many other characteristic American adjuncts."
Consul Dunning says that the evidence is plain that the increased
cost of living in Prance is the result of the betterment of living and
that this is now generally recognized, so that "the remedies so far sug-
"ge.-ted by the French themselves practically imply an acceptance of
Unfortunately for the French, their cost of living does not yet equal
our cost of living, because in our happy and prosperous country our
standard is much higher and we are able to maintain it.
During the present political campaign, the democrats have attacked
the administration, and put forth the claim that it is responsible for the
high cost of American living.
That is to say that it is responsible for the prosperity which makes
high living possible.
The most atdent republican would hardly dare claim this. The re
publicans are mostly sane individuals who know it is the energy of the
people and the productiveness of the land which makes us prosperous.
If the action of the Republican national committee is as raw a steal
as it looks to be on the face of the cable news from Chicago, then look
out for trouble at the polls. You can fool all the people part of the
hue, and you can fool part of the people all the time, but you cannot
jo all the- people all the time.
The managemet of the Orpheum,
Wailuku, will present to the people
of Maui both films and vaudeville
from Ye Liberty Theatre, Honolulu,
commencing Saturday, June 15th
Theywil show Homer's Odyssey."
This story picture of the ten-year
Trojan war which took two solid
years to produce, cost $200,000,and
is the classic masterpiece of all the
world's literature. Also a celebrated
magician who's slight - of - hand
tricks are as mysjtfying as they are
entertaining. Saturday, June 15.
Prices, 20c., 30c., and 60c.
The Juvenile Bostonians, who
have been playing at the Liberty
Theatre in Honolulu will, in all
likelihood Iks seen here, according
to a letter received from J. C. Cohen,
who has them under contract. The
Bostonians have received unstinted
praise both from the Honolulu press
Another automobile accident occurred this week, and of course it
w;is a Japanese who got hit. If these accidents are all the fault of the
auto drivers, as some people would try to make you believe, it is
mighty stiauge that someone besides the poor Jap don't get hit once in
The invitation from the Ililo Board of Trade to the Maui Chamber
of Commerce, and to the Mercantile lmdies in Honolulu, is sure to meet
with unanimous approval, and reflects the true spirit of progress.
Why Is Justice Blind.
(By E. V. Wilcox, in Crossroads.) '
FAR too long has the goddess of justice been blind,
While she holds the balance aloft.
Is a pound of flesh and a pound of gold
Quite the same to her blinded eyes ?
Can she test the mere weight of a counterpoise
In a life all moldy with sin ? ,
Can she measure the blood and the pain of toil
In the brazen scales of the law ?
Shall her ears be free to hear the boast,
A: id her eyes not see the leer
Of the man who knows that justice is blind,
While he tosses his dross in the pan ?
As if worth were measured by gravity,
Or agony balanced with gold.
Or a pound were always a pound whether one
'Of ten millions or one of two.
Could all values be tested by rules and machines,
And measured by yardsticks and scales,
The relative worth of men would appear
To be matter for laughter and tears.
And the goddess of justice would need no eyes,
Nor delicate sense of ear
Could she measure the soul of the depth of love,
Or the temper of sympathy ? .
Mrs. Sumers, Miss Grace Gilmore, and
Miss Helen Smith were passengers on
the Claudine this morning.
On Friday evening, June 7th, Alexan
der Workers Home was the scene cf a
pleasant gathering of twenty-seven from
the Japanese Girls norue, which is in
charge of Mrs. S. Kanda. They were ac
companied by few of their friends which
made a total of thirty-three present. Jap
anese -and Ameiican games were entered
into with much earnestness. Japanese
music by Mr. Ito, and the phonograph
formed the musical program. Refresh
ments of ice cream, cake and tea, com
pleted the pleasure of the evening.
The Gymnasium Committee met this
week and transacted some inmortnnt
business in connection with the institu
tion. Several new magazines have been
ordered for the lounging room of the
Gymnasium, so that the members will
have an opportunity to get at some of
the best reading of the day. Life, The
National Geographic Magazine, World's
Work, Harper's Weekly, the newspapers
will be on the racks. O. J. Whitehead,
a member of the committe n .,i.r.
ously donated The Saturday Evening
rosi to tne oymnasium.
Got Cheap 8have.
I was being shaved at my favorite
barber shop on Newspaper row when
a stranger who was evidently short of
change walked in and asUed tbe boss
if be would shave one side of bis face
for a nickel. Tbe boss thought It a
pretty good Joke and answered In the
affirmative, bidding tbe stranger to
take a sent for a moment or so. A
moment later the boss bid the stranger
to take bis place In tbe ohnlr. After
tbe latter bad been prepared the bojw
asked "Which side?" "The outride,"
was the stranger's reply, and all bauds
in .the shop bad a mighty good In ugh
on the boss, wbo took tbe Joke good
noturedly and gave tbe visitor a first
class shave. Boston Post
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A Bad Shot.
knife thrower wbo was perform
ing In a music hall bad a particularly
attractive assistant, whose duty It was
to lean with outstretched arms against
a soft pine board. This board was
surrounded with electric lights, which
accentuated her beauty. The knife
thrower would then station himself a
few feet distant and hurl knife after
knife at the board. These knives would
just graze tbe skin and plunge with a
thud Into the board and remain quiv
ering. It was a thrilling act, and when
the last knife was thrown the young
woman would be so closely hemmed In
by knives that they had to be drawn
out before she could free herself.
One night the pretty assistant was
taken ill, and the performer's wife was
drafted for the work. She was far
from pretty. In fact, she was distinct
ly homely. She walked out on to the
stage, and when she reclined against
the board the pitiless lights threw Into
relief her crooked features, unshapely
limbs and general unattractlveness
Tbe knife thrower took deliberate aim.
and a knife flashed across the room
and sank into the board by her bead.
Just as tbe knife struck a small boy
up in the gallery shouted with a wall:
"Good heavens, missed ',erl"
A Rathar Convincing Reply.
"Some years ago," said Mr. William
P. Farreli of San Francisco. "I was
making a pilgrimage to tbe land of
my ancestors, and many times, even
In the most out of the way corners of
Erin, I was given proof of the quick
wit of the Celt On one occasion a
fallow whom I had employed in a small
town In Galway on some slight per
sonal service persisted in addressing
my as 'My lord.' I didn't like the title
a little bit and finally I called him
down rather warmly.
"'Don't you call me my lord anoth
er time,' I said. 1 am simply an or
dinary Irishman like yourself.'
"'Ah, your honor.' said tbe rascal,
with an irresistible grin, 'that can't be
true. There never was an ordinary
Irishman.' "Baltimore American.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT "OF THB
SECOND CIRCUIT TERRITORY OF
At Chambers In Probate.
Iu the Matter of the Estate of HAN
NAH J. HITCHCOCK, late of Molokai,
Territory of Hawaii, Deceased.
ORDER OF NOTICE OF HEARING
PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATION.
On Reading and Filing the Petitiou of
H. R. Hitchcock, husband of above de
ceased, alleging that Hannah J. Hitch
cock, of Molokai,. Territory of Hawaii,
died intestate at Molokai, on the aist
day of May, A. D. 191a, leaving property
in the Territory of Hawaii necessary to
be administered upon, and praying that
Letters of Administration issue to him,
said H. R. Hitchcock.
It Is Ordered, that Thursday, the 1 8th
day of July, A.' D. 191a, at 10 o'clock
A M., be and hereby is appointed for
hearing said Petition in the Court Room
of this Court at Wailuku, Maui, at which
time and place all persons concerned
may appear and show cause, if any they
have, why said Petition should not be
granted, and that notice of this order
shall be published once a week for three
successive weeks in the Maui Nbws, a
weekly newspaper printed and published
in Wailuku, Maui.
(Sd.) S. B KINGSBURY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the and
Attest: (Sd.) EDMUND H. HART,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the and
Dated June 6th, 191a.
June 8, 15, aa, 39, 191a.
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NO. 21 HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 1912
Lurline May I
Hyades .May a
Wilhelmina. May t
Enterprise.. May n
Honolulan... May i5
Hilonian.... May 33
Lurline May 39
Wilhelmina. June 5
Honolulan... June la
Hyades June 13
Enterprise.. June 15
Lurline June 36
Wilhelmina.. July 3
Hilonian.... July 3
Honolulan... July 10
Enterprise. July ao
Lurline . July 24
Hyades July as
Wilhelmina. July 31
Honolulan... Aug. 7
Hilonian ... Aug. i5
Lurline . Aug. ai
Enterprise.. Aug. 34
Wilhelmina. Aug. 28
Honolulan... Sept. 4
Hyades Sept. 5
Lurline . Sept. 18
Wilhelmina. Sept. 25
. May 8
May 11 May a I
- May 14
- May 19
May a 1
June 1 June 10
- June 11
- June 18
June aa July a
- 'June 23
- July 3
July 13 July aa
.... July 28
Aug. 3 Aug. 13
- Aug. 6
- Aug. 13
Aug. 24 gept. a
- Aug. 28
- Sept. 1
- Sept. 10
Sept. 14 Sept. 34
- Sept. 35
- Oct. 1
Oct. 5 Oct 14
- June 26
Aug. a 1
May aa 46 . -
June 8 27
May 28 30
June 8 93
June 5 16
June 27 61
June 19 , 47
June 25 31
July 3 17
July 20 28.,
July 13 94
July 17 48
July 23 32
Aug. 8 62
July 31 18 -
Aug. 17 ' 95
Aug. 14 49
Aug. 3 1 29
Aug. 20 33.
Aug. 28 19
Sept. 19 63
Sept. 11 50
Sept. 21 96
Sept. 17 34
Sept. 35 ao
Oct. 12 30
Oct. 9 5I
Oct. 15 35
Oct. 31 64
PORTS OF CALL.
8. S. WILHELMINA To Honolulu and Hilo
S. 8. LURLINE To Honolulu and Kahului.
8. S. HONOLULAN To Honolulu and Kahului
S. 8. ENTERPRISE To Hilo.
8. 8. HYADES )m
8. 8. HILONIAN ) To IIono,ulu and all Hawaiian Ports.
Indicates that steamer carries freighrand combustible only (no
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