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title: 'The Maui news. (Wailuku, Maui, H.I.) 1900-current, October 26, 1912, Page 5, Image 5',
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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1912.
Livelj Village Was En Fete In
Honor Of World's Champion
HANA, October 21.
The Claudine came in at 6 o'clock
P. M. Saturday, and the thousand
or more spectators who had come
miles to see Duke perform at the
W;arf, had to be disappointed as
far as the swimming stunts were
concerned. However, our genial
host Cooper and his corps of assist
ants were not to be outdone. When
Duke and his party came ashore he
was given three rousing Cheers, and
a tiger with a vengance.
The spectators then made up the
road and everybody wended their
way up the hill to the Hana Court
house, where a sumptuous luau was
in waiting for Duke and the guests.
The grounds of the Courthouse
were tastefully decorated with Japan
ese lanterns, and the tables "fairly
groaned with the good things."
Duke Kahanamoku, the champion,
was taken to the seat of honor, and
a bevy of Hana Queens brought
forth their wreaths and the young
man had to relieve himself time
after time from the weights of the
. wreaths of flowers only to be deco
rated again with a fresh supply.
It was all for the lad who made
Hawaii famous and his guests from
the Claudine sat by as onlookers.
He Jreceived lianas Courteous
"Hookupu" in flowers-all that could
be gathered within the radius of
forty miles were brought in and
thrown around his neck.
The Hui Nalu singing club gave
an open air concert after the luau,
and at half nast eight the shrill
whistle of the Claudine notified the
people that the pleasures were to
cease and, after a few remarks from
Billy Rawlins, thanking all Hana
for their generous welcome, return
ed to the .wharf and took passage
for Hilo to again receive Hawaiis
The Claudine could not make it
in time to give the exhibition so it is
the intention of Hanaites to try and
get the Duke back for a week later
on to start the youngsters here with
a Duke Kahanamoku swimming
W. G. Scott, the Liquor Inspect
or, was around on his usual hunt
for "Blind Pigs," but all he found
was dead Pigs and Poi, as tKe Re
publican Party has left its trail in
every village and town along the
Mr. Jacobs, Representing Hoff
schlaeger & Co. Ltd., was a Hana
visitor during the past week.
Mr. Henning of Lahaina, Mr. D.
II. Case and Clem Crowell, came in
on the Claudine Saturday night,
and joined the Republican Campaign
Party at Hana.
Mr. Goldstein leaves on the over
land trip via Nahiku and Keanae.
Mr. V. P. Haia Deputy Tax
Assessor leave for Honolulu today,
and will return by the Claudine
1 On Bit I
SECETARY FISHER I had a
glorious time on Maui in fact all
over the Islands.
F. F. BALDWIN The All Ha
waii polo team will have a chance
to go up against the best mainland
players. We will be on the ground
for some weeks prior to the start of
J GOVERNOR FREAR There are
no strings on the purchase of the
Claudine wharf. The Railroad Co's
deep wu wharf has nothing to d
with the other matter.
Republican Candidates for Legislators,
J. K. KALANIANAOLE.
II. A. BALDWIN.
II. B. PENIIALLOW.
GEO. P. COOKE.
P. J. GOODNESS.
CIIAS. K. MAKEKAU.
' A. P. TAVARES.
Candidates for County
Chairman Board Supervisors.
SAM E. KALAMA.
Members Board Supervisors.
R. A. DRUMMOND.
THEODORE T. MEYER.
WM. F. KAAE.
D. II. CASE.
L- M. BALDWIN.
Mr. Leith of Wakefield & Co.
was a visitor to Wailuku and Hana
The automobiles in the Hana dis
trict did a rushing business while
the politicians were in the vicinity
of the village.
There has been a rush of drum
mers to Wailuku lately. The ap
proach of the Christmas season is
making trade lively.
Mr. and Mrs. George P. Cooke
and family returned to Molokai on
Thursday. They went by automo
bile to Lahaina thence by Sampan
On Saturday, November 30, the
newly initiated Brethren of Lodge
Maui will hold a Smoker that pro
mises to be the best ever held on
The September number of the
Paradise of the Pacific," is well
up to Editor Langton's best efforts.
The magazine has a charm all its
Dr. Aiken has been delayed from
returning ,to Maui. He writes to
the effect that he will be in Kahului
on November 11; Paia November
18 and Makawao on November 25.
At the Wailuku Union Church
tomorrow evening Mrs. L. F. Jones
will sing Just for To-day," a
beautiful solo written by Jane Ab
bott. The Church choir will sing
J. Freeman Wolcott's Not Far
From The Gate."
"Wireless," as the genial opera
tor at Lahaina, is known to all
Maui, had a narrow escape from
serious injury last week. A Japan
ese chauffeur collided with the La
haina man's machine on the Pali
road. It i3 alleged that no horn
was tooted by the Japanese.
At a meeting of the Committee of
Nine held this week it was voted to
suspend Rev. L. B. Kakani of Hana
from membership in th Maui As
sociation of Evangelical Churches.
This Committee of Nine-handles all
matters of Church business between
the regular meetings of the Maui
The membership in the Maui
Library Association is steadily in
creasing. All tne tormer members
of the Makawao hook club are join
ing this month and next, bo that
the new circles can begin the first
of January. The annual meeting
comes the first of next year. All
who join the Association before that
time will have a right to vote at
that meeting. The Library Com
mittee will be placing a very large
order of new books sometime within
the next two or three weeks. All
members who have not as yet sent
in lists of books desired to the
Librarian should do so at once, in
order that the particular book wish
ed for may bo looked up in tht
catalogues and entered in the lists
submitted for the new order. Don't
put oil this mutter until your lift
comes in too late to be of use.
14 to 4
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