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What is Best for Maui
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If you wish Prosperity
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VOLUME XIX
WAILUKU, MUI, T. II., SATURDAY, JANUARY IS, 1913.
NUMBER 49
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MAUI RACING ASSOCIATION
HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING
Officers Are E'ected for Year and Many Matters Are Dis
cussedQuestion of Passes IsSettIed Once For
. . All Deadheads Will Be Reduced.
On Tuesday evening last there
was a hieeting of the Maui Racing
Association, and at it the annual
election of officers took place.
Some twenty or so members attend
ed the meeting, and much interest
was taken in the business of the
evening. Messrs. J. M. Cunning
ham, E. II. Bevins, S. 15. Kalama
and V. L. Stevenson were elected
members qf the association.
The annual election of officers
was then proceeded with and the
following gentlemen were honored:
V. T. Robinson, president, D. H.
Case, vice-president; W. F. Crock
ett, secretary and treasurer; execu
tive committee, Louis von Temp
sky, D. T. Carey and Angus Mc
Phee (chairman.)
There was a general discussion
as soon as the election was finish
ed, and the subjects of purses,
rules and passes were thrashed out.
R. A. Wadsworth stated that he
thought the purses offered were too
large, and that, consequently, the
association was in a hole. He said
the association should be self-supporting
and that while he
recognized that good purses are
necessary to attract horse owners of
the other islands, he thought the
executive committee should "cut
their cloth according to their
pockets."
Dan Carey defended the execu
tive committee and declared that
that body drew up programs, and
stated the purses that should be
given, only to find that theassocia-
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K. of P. Will
Form Park
LaniLAl Junction of Mill Road And
'Main Street To Be Made
Attractive.
Wailuku is to bo congratulated
upon having such a public spirited
body of mon as the Knights of
Pythias. That order always works
for the good of the town and of the
whole of the Maui. The order is
very strong, and tho members are
lways ready to help out in any
scheme that will add to the beauty
of the placo they live in.
The latest development is that
the Knights have taken over the
wedgo shaped piece or land that lays
between Mill road and Main street,
near the junction of the two tho
roughfares. The land and the old
shacks on it have been an eyesore
for inanv years past.
The scheme is to clean up the
land, lay it out in terraces and
plant grass and decent shade trees.
There is one (ino tree now growing
on the block and that will help out
a lot.
TI10 land, when laid out accord
ing to the plans of the Knights,
will form a fine littlo park. The
present unsightly shacks will be
removed, and the visitors to Wai
luku will gain a better imprsssion
of the approaches to the town.
A long lease has been obtained of
the land, and the K. P. people are
going to devote considerable money
and tune to the beautifying of tlio
now park.
tion, as a whole, in session, later
on, added races to the program
and thereby increased the expenses.
He also added that the association
had expended no less than $4,000
on the Kahului track. ''It is the
abuse of the free pass that robs the
association of much money each
year. Too many people come in
as dead heads and that is all there
is to it," concluded Dan.
J. J. Walsh declared that a mem
ber should be entitled to a pass for
himself, wife and children. He
also said that the horsemen should
pay for their stalls at the track.
D. H. Case then took the floor
and he had a few words to say
about things in geceral, and passes
in particular. "Don't let us run be
hind. The association is in debt,
and it is up to the members to see
that there arc no abuses of the pass
system. I move" that only mem
bers be admitted free to the track
in future."
This motion stirred up J. J.
Walsh, and he declared that some
concession should be made to the
members who pay initiation fees
and yearly dues. "As long as I am
a member," he declared, "I want
my wife to go free to the races
What you want to do is to keep the
loafers out," finished the Kahului
man-
Dan Carey then got going, and
told some of his experiences while
trying to handle would-be dead-
Continued on Page 4.
Big Freighter
Is Expected
S. S. "M. S. Dollar" Should Arrive
From China Today Has Coal
And Cement.
Unless something has happened
to her, the big steamer "M. S.
Dollar" of the famous Dollar line,
will be arriving at Kahului, direct
from China, within a few hours
from now. The vessel is twenty
fivo days ut from Hongkong, and
should bo poking her nose into the
harbor at any moment.
The M. S. Dollar is bringing a
largo cargo of coal, cement and fire
bricks to Kahului. The vessel is
consigned to tho Kahului Railroad
Company, and will get quick dis
charge. The ship is tho first to come
direct to Kahului from tho Orient,
and her advent will keep tho cus
toms, medical officers and immigra
tion people busy.
Tho coal on board tho . steamer
amounts to 2,500 tons of "lump"
and !l.r0 tons of "blacksmiths."
Thero arc also 11,000 casks of
cement and S5.000 firebricks on
board.
Harbormaster Parker fully ex
pects the steamer to show up with
in a few hours. In fact, she may
appear by tho time tho News is out
on tho street this morning.
It is reported from Leileluui, Oahn,
that Peddler Weinberg lias applied for
the 50 "blood money" for the arrest of
Trooper Mcllryde, who was taken into
custody in Wailuku, as a deserter.
Man Stabbed
By Filipino
Knife Used In How Outside Theatre
AntoneCambra lias Narrow
Escape.
Still another crime is to be laid
at the door of the "little brown
brother." At the present minute
a Portuguese locomotive driver,
named Antone Cambrais laid up in
the hospital with threeknife wounds
two on his shoulders and one on
his right leg. The last named
wound is the most dangerous, and
the man lost a lot of blood before
he was taken to the hos'pital.
The stabbing took place last Sat
urday night at Puuneue, directly
in front of the theater- It appears
that a number of youths were con
gregated in front of the show house
and some or them were throwing
orange skin at the Filipino. The
latter is alleged to have remon
strated with the youths, and than
to have accused Cambra of attack
ing him.
According to Cainbra's story, the
Filipino rushed at him and slashed
away with his knife. The first
blow caught Cambra on the shoul
der and cut through his shirt and
flesh. The second blow also land
ed on the shoulder and caused a
deep gash. The third stab was
through the right leg of the victim.
The friends of the engineer then
managed to drag the Filipino away
from Cambra. It was seen that
the wounded man was losing a lot
of blood, and efforts were niaclfc to
get in touch with the police.
cer Gomes, of Puunene, was in the
vicinity,' and he was informed of
the stabbing. He at once proceed
ed to the spot and arrested the
Filipino.
The wounded man was taken to
the Puunene hospital where his
cuts were dressed He is Still un
able to get about and it will be
some time till his leg is alright
again.
Billiards Won
By Wailuku
Wailuku was victorious over Ka
hului in a billiard match, which
was played at the seaport on Thurs
day evening. Tho final total show
ed that while the Kahului made 8!5
points, Wailuku put together no
less than 107. Consequently there
was much rejoicing around Wailuku,
later on in the evening.
Ad. Chislett and William Hal re
presented Wailuku, and they both
'did good work for the town. ''Ad"
was top scorer of tho whole bunch,
and Ins partner was not far behind
him.
Kahului was represented by C.
Meeau and Jack Hiona, and they
both scored within a few points of
ono another.
Much interest was taken in tho
match and over seventy people put
in an appearance at tho Kahului
Young Mens Club to see the sport.
Tho totals at the end of the match
showed that Wailuku had a sub
stantial lead of 21 points over their
rivals.
Another match will bo played in
tho near future, and the Kahului
players are hoping to get tho scalps
of tho Wailuku boys at their next
attempt.
The annual meeting of the l'irst Na
tional Hank of Wailuku was held on
Tuesday last.
Claim Burglar
Is In Jail
Porto Rican Is Charged-With Stealing
From House at Waihee
Loot Recovered.
After some weeks of waiting, a
much wanted burglar has been ar
rested, and the credit must be giv
en to Police Officer Gomes, of Puu
nene. The prisoner was taken in
to custody last week, and he had
bat little to say about the charge
against him. Manuel Rosa
is the man, and he already has a
police record for stealing.
The burglary was committed
some time ago at Waihee, and the
house entered was owned by a
plantation laborer. A watch and
some other articles are said to have
been stolen.
The police were notified as to the
number of the watch and other de
tails. When Gomes was shown a
watch that a Puunene plantation
hand had purchased from Rosa,
the officer knew that he would soon
get the thief.
Rosa, when arrested denied
everything. A visit to his room,
however, resulted in two more
watches being discovered, hidden
under the roof. When confronted
with this evidence he was dumb
founded. He stated, when on his
way to jail, that he had thrown a
third .watch into a cane field. lie
volunteered to go into the field and
get the watch, if allowed to do so
by the police officer. Gomes had
heard those kind of stories before,
however, and the cane was very
tall! There was nothing doing,
therefore, and Rosa was conveyed
to prison.
There is a probability of Rosa
only being charged with one of
fense. The evidence is conclusive,
according to the police, and if found
guilty, the Porto Rican will be put
away from temptation for a long
time to come.
Ghastly End
Of Laborer
Ghastly was the discovery made
in a cant' field at Kapuna, Waihee
Division of the Wailuku Sugar Com
pany, yesterday morning, by a few
laborers of tho plantation. Tho
chaired remains of a man were
found lying among some burned
trash, and the body was horribly
mutilated it is thought, by dogs.
The right leg was missing, and
thero was evidence of the visits of
animals.
It appears that the unfortunate
man, who was named Antone do
Silva, was a subject to fits, lie
had many attacks, and was never
sure of his movements about town.
lie had been away from work on
the plantation for some weeks and,
on Thursday, applied for a job to
Section Overseer Sopor. Tho over
seer put Silva on to the rather easy
job of burning oil the trash left in a
field that hail been cut. That was
tho last seen of tho man till his
body was found yesterday morning.
The supposition is that Silva,
who was about fifty-five years of
age, was stricken by a fit, and foil
into the trash he was burning off.
He had no chance after that and
was, it is supposed, burned to death.
I he police took hold of the affair
and a coroner's jtry was called to
investigate the death of Silva.
1 here is no doubt that the man
fell into the burning trash while in
a helpless state and that.afterwards
some animals attacked the corpse
COUNTY JOBS
OAHU PEOPLE CONSIDER
Too Much Committee Is Opinion of Many Citizens"
Pacheco Fighting Tooth and Nail City Streets hi
Bad ShapeRoad Men Loafing.
(Special Correspondence.)
HONOLULU, Jan. 17. T h c
movement toward a monster ban
quet to the officers of the regiments
to arrive here, to be tendered by, or
to 'lie under, tho auspices of the
Chandier of Commerce evidently
has a commercial basis, a sort of
you tickle mo. atuM'll do the same
for you. It 'is argued that soldiers
to tho number of twenty thousand
are to be here for fo r years and,
during that time, all of the stuff for
the post commissary, that is not
imported direct or furnished under
contract by mainland (inns, will be
sold by the retail dealers of Hono
lulu. Personally I know there has
been a bid for this class of trade
ever since the military was estab
lished on this island, and some of
it has found its way through the
doors of tlio retailers, and much
goes to tho establishments of the
wholesaler because the exchanges
buy in larger quantities than tho
average retail merchant can handle
with profit. There are exceptions,
naturally, and they prove the rule.
As the ''feed'' is to be given in an
ticipation of big returns, it seems to
me that the men who comprise
the Chamber of Commerce are those
who should have charge because in
tho main they are not retail mer
chants. Since the object of tho banqu. t
has been plainly set forth in the
public press my estimate of the
character of the officers in the
U. S. A. to he stationed hero, or
Will Instal
K, P. Officers
II. A. Wadsworth left last Wed
nesday, on the .Manna Kea, for
Ililo and Honokaa. Ho went to
install tho new officers, of the
Knights of Pythias at tho two big
centers. The well known Wailuku
man will bo away for aboitt ten
days, and ho will have an opportu
nity of meeting many oldtime
friends of bis. Years ago .Mr.
Wadsworth was employed at Ono
mca plantation.
The installation of tho Ililo
officers took place last Thursday,
and everything went off well. Yes
terday the offiersof tho Honokaa
Lodge were installed by Mr. Wads
worth. The Knights of Pythias have
many lodges on Hawaii, and visiting
brethren are always taken care of
when on their travels.
Voeller Gets
Appointment
In future all applicants for chauf
feur's licenses will bo examined lv
Examiner F. C. Voeller, who has
just been appointed to the import
ant position. Voeller was formerly
the driver of tho nnlicn nntnmnliili.
and ho is a competent, experienced
man.
Sheriff Crowell !s determined to
DUt a ston to snccdiiiL'. :mil tin. mm-
examiner, who has been emmnis.
sioned as a police ollicer, will keep
watch on the speed artists.
It is noticed that there is not so
much reckless driving now-a-days
in Wailuku but down on the Ka
hului side there is still n lot going
Oil.
ARE MAi
king
anywhere, in fact, is wmng if they
accept food under such ' tentative
conditions. Better a thousand
times that the thought .should go
unexpressed than the reason for it
l)e made so plain. Army officers as
a rule are decidedly exclusive when
it eomes to civilians and, aside from
the fact that tlio dinner would bo a
quid pro quo, there might bo other
reasons for the men declining to ac
cept the Oats offered.
HELD OUT OH IT.
II. Gooding Field, is not to have
tho opportunity to audit tho hooks
of the ollieials of the county of Ha
waii. This must be disapnointimi
to the man who suggested that thero
was a necessity for it, and whoso
inquiry resulted in a partial investi
gation that put nVjj,v one olficer of
the county. That young, man I
have been told, was doing the fetch
and carry act for Field while he
was doing preliminary work in Ililo
and during the carrying, remarks
about fellow ollieials formed a bur
den In time an official learned
that Piiifus was telling some things
which might or might not bo true,
and it angered him so that he be
came an enemy of Uufus and sug
gested that the books of tho license
clerk ho examined. The test was
made and the books checked all
right. It was so reported to the
man who suggested it, and he in
turn said Field bad not gone into
tho right placo. A further investi-
Continued on page 8,
ese is
ired of Life
Tired of life and despondent,
Ishigawa, an aged Japanese, at
tempted to commit suicide at Grove
Ranch last week. The unfortunate
man drove a knife into his stomach,
and then proceeded to turn the in
strument. He was stopped before
he had made a large gash, and was
hurried off to the hospital.
The doctors worked over Ishi
gawa for days, and managed to
pull him around. The old fellow
expressed annoyance at being res
cued from death, and announced
his intention of looking around for
a revolver.
As there appeared to be doubt
as to the old man's sanity, he was'
examined by the doctors and then
taken to court as a suspected in
sane person. 1 he magistrate com
mitted the Japanese to the Insane
Asylum and he was shipped to
Honolulu last Wednesday.
Procession At
Puunene
There will be a great celebration
at the Puunene Catholic Church to
morrow morning. There will be
sneeial SiTvin-s :1ml !ifli.r nlm...,.
o'clock mass, a profession will be
held Then. Inter nn n fnir will
be opened and continue for some
time anerwarus.
Great preparations are being
made for the event, mid 11 I
congregation is exnected to be in
attendance.
Father Stephen, the well known
Honolulu priest, will jmy Puuuoue
a visit and, will celebrate
innss and nreach at the Cntholio
church tomorrow mqrniugt
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