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THE MAUI NEWS. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1912.
THE MAUI NEUS
Entered at the Post Office at Wailuku.
Republican Paper Published in the Interest of the People
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V. I Stevenson
Free Trade! Nol
MAUI always did know a good thing and, by voting for Protec
tion, as represented by the Republican Party, fell in line with
the majority of the voters of the United States. In case any
one does not quite realize that the Protectionists of the United States
do. still predominate, the following data is reprinted:
"The returns of the vote for President demonstrate clearly enough
that the American people do not want Free Trade. There were 569,
584 less votes east for President this year than in 1908, notwithstand
ing an increase of six millions in population. Wilson polled 23f,434
votes less than Bryan got in 1908. The Taft and Roosevelt vote, all
for a Protective Tariff, was 1,147,814 greater than Wilson's vote, and
yet was 333,114 less than Taft polled in 1908. More of the missing
vote went to Wilson, who polled much less than Bryan. And then
1,250,000 new votes, or that many old ones, are further lost sight of.
No greater proof is necessary of the statement that the nation has not
changed. It is as much for Protection to-day as it was in 1908. But the
divison in the Republican ranks, and the distrust of Taft because of
his "reciprocity" record, account for the election of Wilson. . The
Democrats can change the Tariff, but if the Republicans get together
the next election will sweep the Free-Traders from power."
YTY HERE is no doubt in the minds of many people, that the issuing
of chauffeurs' licenses should be considered more thoughtfully
than is at present the case. All sorts and conditions of "men"
seem able to get permission to drive rent automobiles in this county.
Lads of an age that would seem to bar them from the dangerous oc
cupation, are daily to be seen piloting "loads" around the streets.
Soiuts of the youngsters are careful enough, but there are some who
An effort should be make to raise the age at which youths are
granted licenses. . An old head was never grafted on young shoulders,
and the consequence is that the boys get flurried when a crisis faces
them, and do not know what to do. Other are so reckless that they
take chances where an older man would not dream of so doing.
The fact that a lad can start, stop and keep the right side of the road
should not be sufficient to allow of him getting a license to drive an
automobile. The examiner should convince himself that the applicant
for a license is properly balanced, and that he is a careful person and
one entitled to hold a chauffeurs certificate. The, age of twenty-one
should be set, and no one under that age should be allowed to obtain a
EVERY little while a story is started in Honolulu that an Opera
House is to be erected, or that some great theatrical company
is going to pay a visit to the
generally a lot of talk, and then the
The latest developement is that a theatrical magnate from Paris is go
ng to establish a chain of world-girdling theaters, to be all placed on the
"circuit." That would be a great
who, for a minute, thinks the project
the slightest connection with theatrical enterprise in Honolulu, knows
what managers are up against, in the
In the nrst place tnere are not enougn people in Honolulu to nil a
theater for every night in the week. That is, when the same play or
opera is being given nightly. Three
and, even then, the houses have fallen off-uotwithstanding a liberal
application of "paper." The only chance of making a paying propo
sition af a good company, is to have the theater subsidised. And
even that scheme has fallen through in the past. '
flTHr.RE is much need ot a motorcycle othcer on Maui. Ihere is
I far too much speeding done by autoists, and the only way to
check the wild careers of the
commissioned officer to chase and
Besides speeding, there are several other offenses committed by
chauffeurs. Corners are rounded at a fast pace, horns are not tooted
properly, and ' dark" machines are seen bowling along at night. Tail
lights are often missing and altogether, a stirring up of chauffeurs is
needed . There are some drivers who keep to the strict letter of tlie
law but, on the other hand, there
A motorcycle officer would work
be creaUnl at once. '
The year which is just closing has
pie in these Happy Isles. Under
party the citizens of Hawaii have
industry from which we all, directly or indirectly, derive our living,
has been well managed and protected. All that we can hope for
that at the end of 1913 a similar story can be told.
There was a clean sneet. as regards arunKS, at tne ponce court, on
the day following Christmas Day.
hp nrnnd of. There are so
mas season, that some weaker ones
record of WaUUKU is one inai sets
E. M. Watson is about again.
soon be as fit as ever. What about
Maui, Hawaii, as second-class matter
DECEMBER 28, 1912
raraaise ot tne f acinc. 1 Here is
subject drops for a time.
thing for Hawaii, if it came off but,
possible. Anyone who has had
capital city of the islands.
changes a week have been tried
speed fiends, is to have a properly
arrest violators of the law.
are some who do not.
wonders and such a position should
been a prosperous one for mostpeo
the benign rule of the Protectionist
thrived and done well. The great
tit . . i
That fact is one that Wailuku
manv temotations during the Christ-
generally fall by the way. The
a new inuric in soDnety.
He is recovering rapidly and will
E. M. W. for Governor?
Rights To Water.
(Continued irotn Page I)
At this moment the keystone of the
success of the Oahu Sugar Com
pany is the water of Kahana and
Waikane. The combined interests
form the plant of the Waiohole
water Company 4 which pays the
Hui of Kahana $40,000 per annum
for the water on their land. Fig
ured as close. as mathematics will
permit, the value of the shares is
about $6,000 each, based on the
fact that the dividends on each
share will be $384.00 per year.
The rivalry between Link and
the woman in the case has reached
the humorous stage and each is try-
ng to fool the other. Then the
husband of her niece once took
position as advisor. Much of her
business has been managed by him
during the past few years, and
always to her advantage because he
is a man of iutergrity and with
that moral code that gets names
into the "Who's Who" books. At
this time he, too, seems to be going
backward and a comparitive stran
ger is in the field as mentor. This
gentleman has a reputation that
would withstand most anything
but, personally, he cannot stand
Link's agent, so, whenever they
come together nothing is accomp
lished. For that reason the meet
ings of the Hui of Kahana are not
There is a well grounded suspic
ion that he advisi'S the lady to buy
the shares from the Hawaiians for
little or nothing and, as he is the
head of a socialist colony of Ha
waiians in Kahana, his action is
surprising, it l have tne coae ot
the socialists down to the point of
understanding, they are "agin the
rich'and want all things equal to
the point of dividing the pigs on
the farm. If he, as a socialist,
advises the Hawaiians to part with
their holdings in Kahana for a
twentieth of their value, and the
holding passes to a womeu who is
so rich she cannot count her money,
it seems to me to be against all so
cialistic ethics. One could expect
such things from Link because he
is known to be grasping and un
appreciative and a white man.
The lady in the case is a Ha
waiian in part but, anywhere away
from Hawaii, she would be accept
ed as a white person because of her
bearing, her education and her
knowledge of pounds, shilling and
pence. And she has a keen sense
of values when it comes to water
rights; no one knows better than
she what a share in the Hui of Ka
hana is worth, and she knows what
to offer. Lately it was discovered
by the lady, Link and her mentor,
who is almost a stranger here, that
a Hawaiian with a share in Kahana
was floating around loose when she
or the share should be in their
The mentor dispatched emissaries
to Maui and Hawaii and the islands
were fine-tooth-combed for her
Link sent his representative also
and they all failed but one day
Link's man opened a conversation
with a Hawaiian who lived next
door to the "Queen of Kahana"
and the mentor, and learned by
chance that she was the woman
with the share and he closed with
her for three hundred dollars.
So Link had another share to his
credit. Then it was learned that
the woman herself had sent an
agent to Kauai to buy another
spare share and the price was bid
up to $2,800 and refused. Link's
agent followed with an offer of
$3,000 and when he could not get
it offered six thousand with the
remark that it was worth it, and
any time they would sell he would
pay that price. Of course that
shut out the other rival. Some day
Link, or the lady in the case, will
buy out the other and the shares
Some time ago there was a meet
ing of the Hui of Kahana at which
Link was conspicuous. He was
permited to speak and during his
remarks called attention to the
condition of the school house and
the church at Kahana. He suggest
ed, when he noticed the water taps
I WHEN IT IS TIME TO
m THE FAMOUS
Maui Dry Goods & Grocery Company, Ltd.
turned on and . the tears coming
down the cheeks of the lady of the
spring, that eaen snarenoiaer De
assessed five dollars per share, the
money to go for the improvement
of the buildings. It was not carried
even though Link made odious
comparisons with the buildings in
the Hui of Waikane.
The proposition was turned down
and the roofs of the church and
school house continue to fall in;
the paint 1ms disappeared and the
grounds are neglected. Even with
a profit on the shares averaging
more than five thousand dollars
each to the lady was not moved
enough to get her into line.. Per
haps she does not attend that church
anyway, one day not long ago
when the different interests were
trying to bring the owners of thp
water together and failed, the holder
of the majority of shares in Kahana
said to John Hackfeld. "There
must not be a tree disturbed to
changetlie view I have from my
houwe; all of the money you have
would not tempt me to sacrifice a
singlo tree in the line of my vision"
The mentor kokund this.
This is a rather long story and it
is told you as showing the ramifica
tions of the project which may give
Oahir Sugar Company the best water
supply in the islands. Also it may
lead Hawaiians into a path that
will give them a hunch as to water
This evening, at the Paia Or
pheum, the "Revolving Wedge"
will be produced. The play has a
good Honolulu record, and should
do well on Maui. On Monday
evening the comedy will be played
at the Kahului Lyceum. A few
reserved seats may be obtained at
THE MAUI NEWS EMPLO
YEES Thank you, we are doing
nicely and will do better next year,
FORGET THAT WE
IN AND LOOK AT OUR
Commissioner's Notice of
Sale of Real Property.
Pursuant to an Order made by the
Honorable Selden B. Kingsbury, Judge
of the Circuit Court of the Second Cir
cuit, Territory of Hawaii, on the 22ud
day of October, 1912, and filed the 25th
day of October, 1912, in a suit then
pending in said Court, entitled "Thomas
Brown et al vs. John W. Brown et al,"
suit for Parition, and numbered 60,
Equity Division of said Court, the under
signed, as Commissioner will sell at Pub
lic Auction, to the highest and best bid
der, subject to confirmation of the said
On Saturday, the 25th day of January,
A D. 1 913, at 12 o'clock noon of said
day, at the front entrance of the Court
House, at Wailuku, Maui, the following
All that certain tract, piece or parcel
of land situate at Paeahu, Uiupalakua,
Maui, described by metes and bounds as
Commencing at the corner of the wire
fence on the boundary between Palauea
and Paeahu, on the Makawao Road,
thence N. 6. 0 VV 9.28; N. 2oJ W.,
3.90; N. X E., 3.92; N. 30 E., sAv,
N. I2. E., 15.23; S. 75 E., 38.7s;
S. 15 N., 31.07; N. is. W., 10.49;
N. 76.X 0 W., 5.98; N. 80. V o w., 3 93;
West 4.98; S. 81. H W., 8.36 to place
of beginning, including an area of 1 12.75
Acres, (area in deed, 122.75 Acres,) and
being the same premises that were con
veyed to John Brown by deed of James
Makee and wife, of record in' the Ha
waiian Registry of Deeds, in Honolulu,
Oahu, iu Liber 34.. page 26.
TERMS OP SALE: Sale will be start
ed at upset price of $1800.00.
Purchase price cash in United States
Gold Coin, and deposit of 10 of the
price bid will have to be made by the
purchaser at the- fall of the hammer.
Deeds to be at the expense of the pur
chaser. Dated at Wailuku, Maui, December 23,
EDMUND II. HART,
Dec. 28, 1912, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 1913.
On Monday, the 30th of December,
the Philippine National Holiday (in
honor of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine
Patriot who was executed in 1896 by the
Spanish Government,) is to b celebrat
ed in the Hamakuapoko Philippine
Camp under the proper management of
Hamakuapoko, Haiku and other Philip
pine Camps throughout the Island
There will be games and exercises. A
cordial invitation is extended to all peo
ple to attend the Celebration on the
date mentioned above.
Dr. Jose Rizal is regarded by the Phil
ippine people as the great patriotic hero,
who gave his life for his country.
MAX CRUZ, Secretary.
REGINO DOMINO, Director. '
SIDRO DEI. PRADO, President.
ALOHA LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will be held at the
Knights of Pythias Hail, Wailuku, on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordially in
vited to attend
ARTHUR BETTS. K. R. & S.
LODGE MAUI, No. 984. A. P. & A. M
Slated meetings will be held at
Masonic' Hall, Kahului, on the first
Saturday night of each month at 7.30
Visiting brethren are cordially in
vneu hi ai'itMiu.
HUGH HOWELL, R. W. M.
C. E. COPELAND,
will be at Paia from Thursday, Dec.
' 12 until Saturday, Dec. 21.
HOURS-9 A. M TO 4:30 P. M.
For the year 1813, Dr. Russell will visit
PUUNENE, PAIA sad WAILUKU St
least for one week, every month.
This will give to the people of Maul so
opportunity to have their teeth sad other
Dental wants attended to, assuring all o
REASONABLE TERMS) AND PERFECT