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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1912.
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SATURDAY. ..... jtjne 22, 1912
Cleanup day, as a territorial holiday, was a new departure, but that
the average citizen appreciated the importance of a general cleaning up,
has been thoroughly demonstrated. Mr. Hugh Trevenan, the sanitary
inspector for this district, was obliged to make arrangements for the
work here on Maui at very short notice, but he succeeded in getting
the enthusiastic cooperation of almost everyone. The plantation man
agers without exception gave freely of their teams for hauling, and the
county fathers tur :d over the entire equipment of the county. At
Kahuluij the big auto trucks of the Kahului R. R., worked all day
Thursday and Friday. This get together enthusiasm, which is so pro
minently noticeable at all times here, is what makes Maui the leader
in all things. We pride ourselves here on our cleanliness, but it was
surprising what a large amount of rubbish has been carted away. The
work was done systematically and without the bickering and argument
which always attends anything of this sort in Honolulu.
There seems to be something doing at Chicago that does not come
over the wires. If the Taft faction controls the situation so thorough
ly as they would lead the country to believe, why don't they go ahead
and force him down the throats of the delegates? Men of the Barnes
type do not seek compromise unless they expect to gain something, and
that a compromise is the order of the day at Chicago seems certain.
Steam roller tactics may bt. all right for the extreme partisans of Taft
in the National committee, but they dare not go too far along this line
in open convention else their lukewarm supporters, and there are many
of them in the convention, would have the excuse they are looking for
to support Roosevelt, in the interests of fair play. It looks as though
the Taft leaders have finally come to their senses.
Great Caesar's ghost! What do you think of this? The possibility
is suggested that automobile bodies may soon be made luminous
at night, so that lighting will not be needed. It is stated that by mix
ing pulverized phosphorescent material, such as sulphide of calcium,
and phosphorated zinc, together with a trace of bismuth, and adding
some binder material, a water color paint may be secured, which if ap
plied on the car body will make it luminous in the dark. It niay be
varnished over if desired, and it is not affected by rain or weather. A
luminosity of this kind would surely be quite as effective and less offen
sive to the eyes than lninps. But think of the scare an apparition like
that would give a back-country wayfarer on a lonely road at night!
The following has bi-en rtcoived
from Charles W. Uall infur publi
Honolulu, T. II., June U, 1912.
EniTOK Maii News, Wailuku,
Diar Sir: Enclosed I am send
ing clipping from Advertiser of 13th
inst., which, in the interest of
ftruth, I trust you will puMish.
The article in question was sent in
as a IctU r to the editor,
CHARLES W. BALDWIN.
"The impression genernlly pre
vails that the course of study was
the cause of the dissension at the
recent supervising principals' meet
ing. In truth, however, fourteen
of the sixteen principals were al
ways agreed that the pres nt course
was the proper one. They U-lieved
there should be some changes in
texlhooks and modifications of the
course of study as it had been de
tailed, chiefly to meet the needs of
country schools of more than one
grade, but otherwise the course was
to he left intact. The final report
to the commissioners of education,
however, was signed by every prin
cipal making the supervising prin
cipals a unit on the course present
ed. scNioua oivision.
"There8 a serious division of
the principals, but that occurred
over the interpretation of u resolu
tion passd at the last meeting of
tin; commissioners, which apparent
ly intended to give the superintend
ent no voice in the framing of a
course of study. The first test came
on the matter of reorganization,
Maul. Hawaii, as second-class matter
which was lost on the narrow mar
gin of a tie vote, and the superin
tendent remained in the chair. The
second division came on the discon
tinuance, after three hours, of the
reading of the Cope!and-'elU 1)4
page course of study, which carried
by one vote. If the reading had
been continued there would have
been no time to prepare anything
for the fast approaching meeting of
the commissioners, when, undoubt
edly, the Copeland-W'ells course of
study would have been considered.
THE ISSUC THE 8AMC.
"The issue in both cases was the
same, i e., superintendent was to
have no voice in a matter that
affected his department so vitally as
the course of study.
"After the course was prepared,
it was handed to the commissioners
accompanied with the principals'
report, which was unanimously
signed as ljefore stated. The Super
vising principals were present by
n quest of the commissioners when
the report was made. Then began
a series of moves on the part of
some of the commissioners, which,
if persisted in, means retrogression
and disorganization for the public
school system of the Territory.
Plainly the commissioners expected
a minority report, or some dissent
ing voice from among the assembled
principals. At the regular meeting,
the next day, the result arrived at
by the principals was referred to as
being that of coercion ami fra d.
Finally the course was turned over
to a committee to arrange and
proof, when it was to be presented
to the commissioners at their July
NO MISTAKE IN INTENT.
''Up to this time a number of the
principals did not believe that the
commissioners truly intended to
give the superintendent no hand in
the course of study they believed
the wording of the resolution was a
slip. But now there wns no mis
taking the intent the superintend
ent was to be tied hand and foot
and, further than that, the super
vising principals were to le whipped
into line if they showed any tenden
cy to recognize the superintendent
as the head of their department.
"Immediately the organization of
principals, which should prove one
of the best things the school system
of the Territory has had, becomes n
menace as a means whereby the tra
ditional policy of the department,
which-has wisely followed the plan
of vesting its head with large pow
ers, may be broken down.
SYSTEM WIDELY PRAISED-
'I do not intend in this article to
go into any argument to defend our
present school system, or prove our
course of study, or explain the plan
of our Normal School. I should
say, however, that our school sys
tem has had the endorsement of
every credited school man who has
passed this way it has been pro
nounced as good and more than
good. Our course of study receives
its justification from the great Mc
Murry books and has the endorse
ment of such educators as United
Slates Commissioners of Education
Claxton, ex Commissioner Elmer E
Brown, Dr. John Dewey, Dr. Dress
ier, McMurry and others. Of
course the aliove endorsement ap
plies to our Normal School as well.
"But if the public does not be
lieve, and that is what some of the
commissioners would have us think,
then they should inform themselves
as to what is going on in the various
educational systems of today. The
McMurry books are very readable
and may be found in any library.
WOULD BE HARD BLOW
"I don't believe our commission
ers realize the full significance of
what is taking place. The commis
sioners who have led in ' the attack
on the course of study are men
whose past actions thoroughly war
rant the assertions that they are
public spirited, and that their pres
ent positions justify them as such.
But, should these men cause the
striking from our course of some of
the things that have been an essen
tial part of it, it will lie many a day
before we can recover from the blow,
and some of our children will be
denied their birthright. It will not
do nowadays to say that what was
good enough for me is good enough
for my child. The little red school
house was a good thing in its day,
but the world has moved far apace
"The whole situation is so novel,
ami yet withal so preposterous and
impossible- that one hardly knows
where he is at. However, situations
siniiiar to this are likely to occur in
any community situated as we are
far away from the centers of learn
ing out hero in the middle of the
Pacific Ocean. It is bHt natural
that an adventurer may bring about
a wrangle and lead the public to be
lieve that our schools are out of
date, etc., for the simple reason
that the sources of ' information are
not easily reached.
ABREAST OF TIMES
"If the opinion of expert educa
tors and book men is worth any
thing, our schools are thoroughly
abreast of the times, so much so that
our ideas have been made use of by
the leading book companies in get
ting out their latest sets of readers
and books on the subject of language
teaching. That our schools are up-to-date
is due chiefly to the untiring
efforts and foresight, coupled with
an indomitable energy, of the prin
pal of our Normal School, Professor
"The success or failure of the
schools depends on the course of
study. Therefore leading educators
throughout the United States are
urging the safeguarding of the course
by placing it in the hands of the
superintendent of public instruc
tion. The tendency to adopt such
a system is so strong today, that we
may almost refer to it as the uni
"I am sorry to sny t hat the course
presented to the commissioners by
the supervising principals is not so
flicient as thee former course. The
principals worked to save the old
course, modifying here and there to
meet what they felt would be the
demands of the commissioners.
The committee to whom it was
finally given has further modified,
and the end is not yet."
A Story of Jos Manley.
Chief Justice Fuller of the United
States supreme court was on a visit to
Maine some years ago and while there
was entertained by Joe Manley. Mr.
Manley was held In great reverence by
his fellow citizens all over Maine and
especially In Augusta, his home. He
took Mr. Fuller for a drive nbeut the
place, but was forced by a pressing
business engagement to leave his guest
before the drive was finished. When
Mr. Manley bad disappeared the driver
turned to the Judge, whom he did not
know, and, drawing out a cigar, said:
"I suppose you don't mind If I smoke.
When we are driving Mr. Manley we
never light up, because he's rather a
distinguished citizen." Fuller repress
ed a laugh and told the driver to go
ahead, which he did. Later the chief
Justice retailed the Joke to Mr. Manley,
who at the first opportunity told the
driver a few things, winding up, "You
miserable three ply Idiot, that was the
chief Justice of the United States."
8he Was Luoky.
L man who had Just come from a
visit to a friend's house,, where he had
seen five ladles engaged In a sociable
game of poker, said:
"I looked on awhile. Pretty soon
one player asked for three cards.
They were given her, and she put
them with the five she bad been given
first She bad eight cards In her hand,
but didn't notice It until her turn to
bet came. Then she said:
" 'Oh, my land! I have eight cards!"
" Tou forgot to discard, dearie,' said
the dealer. Throw three of them
" 'Well, let me see which ones I can
spare,' replied the other. She studied
a moment and then discarded three.
'Now.' she said, Tm going to bet a
dime. I have three aces.'
" 'Gracious me!' came from another
woman. 'I only have two kings, but I
suppose I must call.'
"She called, and the woman with
the three aces took In the money.
"'Isn't It funny how lucky I amf
she said. Then she added: 'Oh, May,
how much did that new hat you got
last week cost I think It'a Just a
"That was all 1 waited to see," con
cluded the num. New York Tele
graph. New Kind of Steak.
"Once upon a time," says Opie Bead,
"I was In a sanitarium where It was
customary to starve people almost to
death In order to make them live. I
endured that treatment three days and
then sought a restaurant downtown.
A waiter came to me, and I said:
'"I want something to eat Bring
me a steak.'
" 'Been up there? inquired the wait
er, pointing toward the sanitarium.
"'Tea: three days,' I replied.
'"One sanitarium steak! yelled the
"I sunk disconsolately Into a chair,
for It seemed that the whole town was
conspiring to starve me. But 1 should
have known that there were others
who bad been there before me. The
'sanitarium steak' was nicely served
by the waiter, who cheerfully said:
" 'Here you are, sir: fine sirloin, top
cut and extra targe." New fork
His Brand of Beauty,
It seems that Governor Wilson has
no Illusions about .bis claim to good
looks. William Bayard Hale, in World's
Work, says that the governor told the
people during his New Jersey cam
paign that they might as well prepare
themselves for a busy governor, for the
Lord never Intended him to be orna
mental. "Yes," be remarked once:
"For beauty I am not a atar.
There are othera handsomer, far.
But my lace I don't mind It,
For I am behind It.
Tls the people In front that 1 Jar."
A Difference ef Opinion.
A friend once asked Uncle Joe Can
non for information as to the prospects
of a politician who was at that time
generally thought to be "on the ragged
"He seems to think he's getting on
all right," said Uncle Joe, "but others
entertain a decidedly different opinion.
His situation brings totnind the story
of the old lady up In Maine. When she
was asked as to the whereabouts of
her husband the dame replied:
"'If the Ice is as thick as Henry
thinks it Is be Is skating; if it is as thin
as I think It Is be Is swimming.'"
Harry Annitage. H. Cushman Carter.
Samuel A. Walker.
Harry Armitage & Co.,
Stock and Bonds
Member Honolulu Stock aud Bond
P. O. Bo 683. Telephone aioi.
Cable and Wireless Address:
Sealed Tenders will lie received up to
10 o'clock A. M. ot Saturday, June 29th,
191a, by the Maul Loan Fund Commis
sion, at their office at Wailuku, Maui, T.
H., (or furnishing all material, labor,
etc., and constructing a Two-Story Con
crete School House at Lahaina, Maui.
Plans, specifications and blank forms
of tender are on file with Mr. Fred H.
Harvey, Secretary of the Commission,
Wailuku, Maui, and at the office of Mar
ston Campbell, Chaimran of the Loan
Fund Commission, Capitol Building.
The Maui Loan lund Commission re
serves the right to reject any or all
Chairman, Maui Loan Fund Commission.
June 1, 8, 15, aa.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, TER
RITORY OF HAWAII.
At Chambers In Probate..
In the Matter of the Estate of Francisco
de Arruda, late of Kula, Maui, deceased.
Order to show cause on Adminis
trator's application to sell Real Estate.
On Reading and Filing the Application
of Antone F. Tavares, Administrator of
tte Estate of Francisco de Arruda, late
of Kula, Maul, deceased, praying for an
order of sale of certain real estate be
longing to said estate, to wit:
Lot 15 on the map of Kaonoulu lots in
Kula, Maui, Territory of Hawaii, con
taining an area of 4.85 acres aud more
particularly desccribed ir that pertain
deed dated May 17, ' 1906 nd recorded
in Liber 229, pages 220-221, aud setting
forth legal reasons why said real estate
should be sold, to wit, the payment of
debts ol said estate;
It is hereby Ordered that the heirs,
the next of kin of said Francisco de Ar
ruda, deceased, and all persons interest
ed in said estate, appear before this
Court on Monday, the 8th day of July,
191 2, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of
said day, at the Court Room of this
Court in the Court House at Wailuku,
County of Maui, Territory of Hawaii,
then and there to show cause why en
order should not be granted for the sale
of said real estate, or so much as may be
necessary to pay the debts.
And it is further Ordered . that a notice
of this order be published for three con
secutive weeks in the Maui News, a
weekly newsppaer published in Wailuku,
County of Maui aforesaid, the last pub
lication to be not less than ten days pre
vious to the time therein appointed for
Done at Wailuku, Maul, this loth day
of April, 191a.
(Sd) S. B. KINGSBUBY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the Sec
ond Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
Attest: (Sd) EDMUND H. HART,
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Second
June I, 8, 15, 22, 1912.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
At Chambers In Probate.
In the Matter of the Estate of JOHN
WEDDICK, late of Wailuku, Maui, De
ceased. ORDER OF NOTICE OF HEARING
PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL.
A Document purporting to be the Last
Will and Testament of John Weddick,
deceased, having on the 6th day of
June, A. D. 1912, been presented to said
Probate Court, and a Petition for Probate
thereof, praying for the issuance of Let
ters Testamentary to Winifred Morris
Weddick having been filed by Winifred
It Is Ordered, that Monday, the '15th
day of July, A. D. 1912, at 10 o'clock
A. M., of said day, at the Court Room of
said Court at Wailuku, Maui, be and the
same is hereby appointed the time and
place for proving said Will aud hearing
- It Is Further Ordered, that notice
thereof be given, by publication once a
week for three successive weeks in the
Maui News a newspaper, printed and
published in Wailuku, Maui, the last
publication to be not less than ten days
previous to the time therein appointed
(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, ag, 191a.
Notice of Co-Partnership.
Notice is hereby given that on Oct. 3,
191 1, a co-partnership was formed by
Richard Wood Randolph of Albany City,
P. I., and John S. Goodell of Hana,
Maui, T. H., under the- firm name of
Randolph & Goodell for the cultivation
and sale of rubber and such other pro
ducts as it may be deemed advisable to
grow, and that the place of business of
said co-partnership is at Hana, District
of Hana, County of Maui, T. H.
, RICHARD WOOD RANDOLPH,
JOHN S. GOODELL.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
WILLIAM FREDERIC MOS8MAN
The undersigned being the a'.y ap
pointed Admiuistratrix and Adtiinistra
tor respectively of the Estate ot William
Frederic Mcssman, deceased, hereby give
notice to all creditors of said decedent to
present their claims, duly authenticated
and with proper vouchers, if any exist,
even if the claim is secured by mortgage
upon real estate, and whether such claims
be secured or unsecured, to the under-
signed at their residence at Wailuku, I
County of Maul, T. H., withiu six (6)
months from the date of the first publi
cation of this notice, said date being
June 32nd, 191 2, or withiu six (6) months
from the day they fall due, or the same
will be forever barred.
CLARA M. R. MOSSMAN,
Admiuistratrix of the Estate of William
Frederic Mossman, Deceased.
II. C. MOSSMAN,
Administrator of the Estate of the
above named Deceased.
Dated Wailuku, Maui, T. H., June
June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 1912.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.
I will sell at public auction on Satur
day, June 22nd, 1912, at 12 o'clock noon,
to the highest bidder, at the front en
trance of the Maui Dry Goods & Grocery
Co.'s Store in Wailuku, Maui, T. H., 46
shares of the capital stock of said com
pany, being unsubscribed capital, and
fractional shares not otherwise arranged
The above in accordance with resolu
tion adopted at a stockholders meeting
held May 8th, 1912, ratified June la,
Treasurer, .Maui Dry Goods & Grocery V
Notice is hereby given that Section 11
of Ordinance No. 7 will be strictly en
forced. "SEC. 11. No motor . car shall be
operated upon any 'public highway in
the County of Maui at a rate of speed
exceeding fifteen miles per hour. Pro
vided, however, that when clearly out
side of and beyond the limits of the
towns and villages of this County, on
Country roads such cars may be operated
at a rate of speed not exceeding forty
miles per hour."
By order of the Board of Supervisors
for and within the County of Maui.
Wm. FRED KAAE,
June 22, 29, July 6, 191 2.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT TERRITORY OF
At Chambers In Probate.
In 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 aud Filing the Petition of
H. R. Hitchcock, husbaud of above de
ceased, alleging that Hannah J. Hitch
cock, of Molokai, Territory of Hawaii,
died intestate at Molokai, on the 2isf
day of May, A. D. 1912, leaving property
in the Territory of Hawaii necessary . to
be administered upon, aud 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. 1912, 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 tbey
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 News, a
weekly newspaper printed aud 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 2nd
Dated June 6th, 191a.
June 8, 15, aa, 39, 191a.
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