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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1912.
There were many Christmas
parties in Wailuku and, one and
all, werp enjoyed to the limit.
Many member of families managed
to come from other parts of the
group so a9 to he with their relatives
at the joyous season.
On Christmas Eve the town was
lighted up and music was to be
heard on all sides. The bands of
singers went the rounds and played
and sang at different houses. Wai
luku is famed for good singers and
the lmys certainly lived up to their
reputation last Tuesday evening.
On Christmas Day there were
services at all the churches. Big
congregations attended at the Union,
Good Shepherd and Catholic
churches. Special music was rend
ered and the sermons were appro
priate for the day.
The pHple of Wailuku enjoyed
their Christmas fully and the greet
ings everywhere extended had the
real ring of happiness.
Before Judge McKay, yesterday,
the preliminary hearing of Manuel
Martins, charged with manslaughter
of Gigo Silver, a Spanish boy, was
One other lad who was injured
by Martins' auto at Puunene, gave
his evidence in a clear manner.
He said he with his friends did not
see the car till after it had stricken
him and the lad who died later on.
Mrs. Jayson, who was a passen
ger in the car deposed that Martins
blew his horn and shouted out to
the children to get out of the way
of his machine.
"The children were on both sides
of the'road," said Mrs. Jayson,
"and they crossed in front of the
car. The driver did all in his
power to prevent the accident.''
The hearing was on all day, and
tbo prospects are that Martins will
be commuted for trial some time
Dr. Sarah Vroomam a medical
missionary from Northern India,
arrived on Maui last Saturday. Dr.
Vrooman is the sister of Mrs. Will
J. Cooper, Haiku, and she made the
trip to this island when on her way
to the mainland. Mrs. A. R. Vroo
man, mother of Mrs. Cooper, came
from the Coast and met Dr Vroo
man in Honolulu.
Dr. Vrooman has spent many
years in India, and- she speaks
Beveral dialects of Hindustani. She
hat not had a vacation for a long
time and, as soon as Bhe was given
leavejof absence, decided to return
to S Francisco via China, Japan
and Honolulu. After a stay on
Maui the doctor will proceed to the
Coast. Mrs. Vrooman may stay
for some months on this island.
There was a general observance
of Christmas, in church services
and entertainments for the children.
Santa Claus made several calls, and
distributed a goodly assortment of
Every pupil of the public school
received six pieces of candy, manu
factured by the social science class
the teachers furnishing money .for
the purchase of the , luscious ingre
dients. A power canoe the first in the
islands was launched a few days
The numerous Christinas festivals
were very enjoyable. Pleasant
greetings came from places as far
apart as London and Tokyo
I Xocals I
The rains of tlie last past week have
done an immense amount of good, and
the plantation people are feeling real
pleased over the mutter.
D. H. Case is having his office renovat
ed and changed around a lot.
E. R. lieving is quite settled In hisnew
office on High street and he is already
getting into active law practise.
I J. Bergstrom, of Honolulu, ha9 been
' in town for some days. He is doing a
fine business in the musical line.
Harold S. Susman, of the Frrst
National Bank of Wailuku, paid a flying
visit to Honolulu during the week.
Horner K. Smith, who recently visited
Wailuku, is reported to have neglected
j to send Christmas Cards to Dave Meyer
and a cpuple of others.
The Maui Thentre has installed a
"steam" piano. It is one of the best
and adds to the Joy of the theatre goers.
J.B. McSwanson, a well known Hono
lulu man, who has been away from the
isla nds for some months, was a visitor
to Wailuku during the week. "Mac"
was for some years connected with the
There were many country visitors in
town for Christmas and one and all, they
appeared to have a good time.
Several new automobile are to be seen
around Wailuku and district. The cars
are all fine specimens of the auto building
"BILLY" IIOOGs Wailuku al
ways looks good to me. I like the
place and the people in it.
HAROLD SUSMAN No, I was
not touched for my wad while in
J. M. CUNNINGHAM Say, this
is some burg, let me tell you
The island of Maui strikes me as
W. F. CROCKETT No drunks
on the morning after Christmas.
That is unique and very pleasing.
W. LESLIE WEST Billy H ogs
can talk all he likes about Kiawe
beans, but give me apples. Why
up on my ranch we raise fruit that
almost is as good as the best Tas-
W. H. FIELD I sent sent mes
sages home to England that traveled
by wireless, cable, land telegraph,
cable again and, finally) land lines.
That sort of thing pleases the r'd
ROBERT BOND Use an electric
automatic stove and forget the ser
J. B. McSW ANSON Yes, I've
joined the Come Back club. Hawaii
is good enough for me.
ALL WAILUKU Our present
postmaster is good enough for us
We don't want any change. We
know a good man when we see one.
Approach of winter has not served
to cut down the demand for motor
vehicles according to returns from
the Packard Motor Car Company.
The new "38", which has been
featured for its advantages in cold
weather motoring, is being marketed
in volume but still has alarge waiting
list. Shipments tot December will
total three hundred and twenty-five
Truck sales continue to tax the
capacity of the factory. Half a
dozen cities had exhausted their
quota of Packard trucks for Decern
ber before the month was half gone
Quantity orders included the pur
chase of nine trucks by the Union
Ice Company of San Francisco.
The new five-ton Packard truck
is nearly ready and shipments will
start in a few days. The addition
of this model to the Packard line
gives a range of capacity , to meet
practically ttll'requirements of heavy
A special school of instruction to
familiarize technical men in dealers'
establishments with the improve
ments on the new 38", was com
recently at the Packard
14 to 4 Inches
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