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THE MAUI NriWfl, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1912.
There was nearly a tragedy at
Lahaina this week and it seems
more a matter of good luck than
good management that many people
were not killed. As it was, several
persons were injured two very
It all happened at a moving pic
ture show and, when the films
g caught on fire, the usual run for
the doors took place. The doors
were few and opened inwards!
The struggling crowd got piled pu
and then the trouble started.
The theater was crowded when
the fire started, and the panic
striken spectators at once rushed
toward safety. If the fire had
really gotten hold of the building
there would have been many deaths.
The practise of allowing moving
picture shows in houses that are
notwell provided with doors, should
be discontinued in Lahaina. About
$200 worth of damage was done by
Saturday afternoon, November
16, in the church of Good Shepherd,
Wailuku, Maui, Miss Clara F. Mac
Ewan, of Portland, Oregon, daugh
ter of the late Rev. Win. L.S'Mac
Ewanj was united in marriage to
Mr. Ralph B. Walker, the popular
head Time-keeper of Puunene.
Promptly at 3 o'clock, to the
strains of Lohengrin played by Miss
Elizabeth Low, of Honolulu, the
bridal party entered the Church.
The Misses Annie and Alice Walker
were Bride's maids and Miss Carrie
E. Short maid ot honor. The Bride
in a gown of white satin with lace
and pearl trimmings and full length
veil was led to the chancel on the
arm of Mr. E. J. Walker, where
they were met by the Groom and
his best man, Mr. Seabury T. Short.
The always -impresive ceremony
was read, by the Rector and after
a Reception at the Rectory the
young couple departed amid showers
confatti, for a brief honey-moon.
The Church was tastefully deco
rated with white Oleanders and
Cane-tassels and bunches of Ti
plants, and the Altar with foliage
plants' and stephanotis. A large
number of costly presents was re
ceived from friends here and abroad,
consisting of silver, cut-glass, JChina
Mr. and Mrs. Walker will make
their fnture home at Puunene.
Writes and ardent sport:
Several tempting offers for the
purchase of fie young gelding
"Maui" have been received very
recently. Two are from Honolulu
parties, and one from a California
visitor, who intends to take the
horse to the mainland, if satisfac
tory arrangements can be made with
The horse's engagement to race on
the 28th at Honolulu prevents the
interested parties from accepting
any offers, no matter how tempting
they may be.
Late new3 received from Hono
lulu, where the horse is undergoing
preparations for the race, indicates,
that the sanguine feelings of his
backers fcf his success are well found
ed. A delegation of Maui lovers
of the Sport Of Kings will be on
hand at Kapiolani Park to cheer for
for their favorite when he flashes
past the wire a winner, thereby
helping to perpetuate the old adage
of Maui No Ka Oi.
On Saturday evening, November
16, at the home of of Mr. Max
Eckart, Miss Christina B. Eckart,
vu married to Mr. Frank C. Sylva.
The Rev. Wm. S. Short, Rector of
the Church of the Good Shepherd,
officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Sylva in
tend residing in Wuiluku..
D. H. Case returned from Hono
lulu on Wednesday last. He says
the Shirner Parade was a fine affair.
The Bazaar in aid of the Church
of the Good Shepherd was a great
success, and hundreds of people
attended the affair.
Lloyd Schmidt, of the Volcano
Stable, has been in Wailuku for
some days. He is on business
connected with the Hilo concern.
W. H. Hoogs was in town on a
flying visit this week. The well
known, much traveled one was on
hi3 way to Hawaii where he is look
ing into the algeroba industy.
The Woman's Guild of the
Church of the Good Shepherd will
hold its regular business meeting
at the Rectory, Wailuku, on Wed
nesday November 27th, at 2:30
P. M. Important business, mem
bers please attend.
Thanksgiving services will be
held in the Mnkawao and Wailuku
Union Churches tomorrow. The
Choirs of both churches have been
preparing for these services together.
Mr.. Stanley Livingston, for several
years the leader of the Choir of the
Central Union Church has been
drilling the chorus. The anthems
will be exceedingly fine and will be
"Oh Clap Your Hands Together,"
by Edmand Turner.
"Oh Lord How Manifold Are Thy
Works," J. Barnby.
Mrs. Louise Chisholm Jones who
went to Honolulu on Tuesday will
return on Saturday and will sing
the sjlos at both eervices. The
public is most cordially invited.
It is expected that Contractor
Fernandez of Honolulu will build
the school house.
The art exhibition from the Ka
mehameha school deserves careful
A fire alarm on Monday evening
was caused by the burning of a
picture film at the carpenter shop
Great excitement prevailed, . and
many persons rushed o the doors,
which were unfortunately closed;
but it was soon found that the dan
ger was passed ; and the second part
of the entertainment, with the
monkey and ponies, was given with
out further interruption.
Occasional drills of volunteer fire
men are apparently very much
HELP FROM THB POOR.
It was the poor that saved Wash
ington in his deadly extremity. It
was the poor that saved Lincoln,
and it will be the poor who save the
country now. Money is a sophist,
and sophists seldom face bullets.
About the cutest thing seen in
many a day was a little dog with
lone hair like silk. But what was
so catching was its coat trimmed in
such a way that it took a pretty
sharp, close look to tell that doggie
was not wearing a blanket, but an
"imitation," one make out of its
own hair, one that could not be
taken off. It must have taken a
a first-class barber.
She really was sweet sixteen. She
wore a smart blue tailor-made suit, a
pretty blue hat, and her lovely young
face was a magnet that drew the
eyes of every one in the car. And
between the prettiness of the girl and
the book she was reading every one
in sight of both wore an expression
of amused delight. For on the
blanket cover of the novel was print
ed iix large gold . letters, Where
Stocks are down in New York,
hut out Wes t hey haven't Lams
enough to hold them. j
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