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VOLUMK XIX
WAILUKU, MAUI, T. H., SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 1913.
NUMBER 50
THREE STABBED WHILE
TAKING PART IN TUNfF
Porto Rican Used Knife When Genera1 Mix-up Starts
Woman Wounded On Shoulder Two Men (iashed
Police Break Up"fcll.
Ono woman slashed ; two men
gashed; one man in prison and an
empty gin bottle in a back room,
about tells the story of the little
dance and supper given at II. K.
Smith's house last Saturday night.
The wounded persons aro still suf
fering from the stabbing they re
ceived from a Porto Itican named
Vierra, and the prisoner is suffering
from remorse. Still he claims that
he acted in self defense, and that
the stabbiim of the woman was
accidental.
, The whole affair was the result of
a drunken spreo in which several
people got mixed up. It appears
that all went well till late in the
evening. The dance had been most
enjoyable. Light refreshment had
been handed around. All was de
lightful till the ''hard stuff" was
brought in.
The DEMON was no sooner tast
ed than the trouble started. From
authentic sources, it is learned that
another demon then followed close
ly on the heels of the "booze."
Jealousy was present in force, and
the comely appearance of one dam
sel soon got some of the men started
on a contest for her hand and heart.
The young lady seemed to enjoy
story told by parties who may, or
may not, have reasons to so speak
of theeharmer.
The proven facts, so far, are that'
some time during the evening a row
started and, from the evidence, it
appears that the trouble began in
side the house. The wails of one
room are stained with blood, and
there is ample "evidence that some
of the cutting was done there.
The police assert that when the
row started several men attacked
the Porto Rican, and endeavored to
take the knife he was using away
from him. In the scuffle that
ensued the woman is said to have
thrown herself into the thick of the
fight, and sustained a couple of
slashes across the shoulders. Two
men who were actively engaged in
the battle also were gashed. One
man was uit across the stomach and
on the shoulder and back. The other
man received a slash across the
right wrist and, as an artery was
severed, he bled profusely.
When the carving was at its
height, the police came down on
the run and stopped any further
damage being done. The wounded
were gathered up and taken to their
homes. The Porto Itican was arrest-
the
when there were signs of the argu
ment slowing down, she is alleged
to have enraged some of the party
by flirting with one man in parti
cular. However, that is only the
ROMINENT BANKER TALK
OF INTERESTING TRAVEL
C. D. Lufkin Back From Long Automobile Tour Of
Eastern StatesVisited Many Places--Is Feeling
Fit And Ready For His Duties.
MANY TOURISTS FLOCKING
INTO HONOLULU FOR FETE
Carnival On February 22 Will Be One Joy BtirstChanges
In Theaters--Mayor Fern's AutomobileOutdoor
Circle Doing Good Work.
struggle for her favors audited and is now in jail awaiting trial
It is considered probable that no
very serious results will eventuate
from the wounds sustained by the
three unlucky ones. All three are
doing well soon be about again.
"Looking all right! I should
say so, and feeling all right, tool"
Thus C D. Lufkin, cashier of the
First National Bank, when compli
mented on his appearance by a
Maui News reporter
"Yes, you can say for me that 1
am in first class condition. I feel
fine and the four months vacation
has given me just the rest I needed.
I'm back ready to work, and I'm
glad to be back in Hawaii once
more. It seems that unfavorable
reports as to my health have being
going the rounds and I want to say
right here that I'm as fit as a
fiddle."
The genial banker certainly
the picture of health. The
vacation, spent mostly in the
air, in a cool climate, baa done hnn
a world of good. The returned
traveler toured for thousands of miles
in his new Cadillac car, and he had
the time of Ins lite. Airs. liiitkin ac
companied her husband for the
hole trip and she benefited greatly
from the experience.
In all thcLufkins traveled nearly
four thousand miles in their auto
mobile. They wandered as they
wished and mapped out their plans
so that some first class hotel was
reached each night.
It was an ideal way to travel.
continued Mr. Lufkin, We just
went where we liked and when we
liked. We picked up the new car
in Detroit it had been purchased
in Honolulu for delivery at th fac
tory.
looks
long
open
Much Money
Now in Hand
Kahului Church Plantation's
Has Meeting
The Annual meeting of the Maui
Aid Association was hold at the
Baldwin National Bank last Thurs
day morning. Mi. Frank F. Bald
win, President of the Association,
presided. Others present were
Messrs. II. A. Baldwin, D. C.
Lindsay, II. B. IVnhallow, Rev.
Henry P. Judd, L. B. Kaumeheiwa,
and It. B. Dodge. Mr. Dodg., the
Secretary and Treasurer, read the
roports of .the minutes, and present
ed the authorizations of the Finan
cial Committee covering about a
year and a half and also a long
financial report, which summed up
the financial doings of the Associa
tion for the last three years.
Over 81,000. is now on hand for
the repairs and other work of the
Asssociation during the coining
year. The Churches associated with
the Hawaiian Board of Missions
in Maui County, make the Maui Aid
Association their financial agents,
and deposit their nioniys for repairs
and other purposes with the Associa
tion. Several institutions on Maui
which arc philanthropic in their
purposes, also pass their reports
through the Association, so that
ono large report is issued covering
all theso receipts and expenditures.
Mrs. II. P. Buldwin, Messrs
Harold W. Rico, II. B. Ponhalrow,
and George P. Cooke were elected
new trustees of tho Maui Aid Asso
ciation for tho coming year. Tho
old trustees were all re-elected as
follows: Messrs. F. F. Baldwin, H
A. Baldwin, D. C. Lindsay, Revs,
II. P. Judd, L. B. Kaumeheiwa
D..W. K. White and II. B
At the business meeting of the
Church at Kahului last Sunday
morning Rev. It. B. Dodge presid
ed. The Church voted to accept
the resignation of tho pastor Rev.
Henry P. Judd, who give his entire
times to the Sunday School work of
the Territory. By vote of the
Church and officers Rev. Mr. Judd
was asked to name a committee of
three who should take steps to
secure a new pastor for the Kahului
Church. Ho named Mr. Dodge as
as chairman and Mr. II. B. Weelor
as a second members: these two to
choose a third member. They havo
chosen Mr. 15. J. Walker, and tin
Committee will take immediate
steps to secure a new man for the
pastorate.
It is a universal regret on the
part of the Kahului Church that
Mr. Judd felt ho should resign. Ho
said to the Church that tho Sunday
School work had grown so rapidly
that he could not possibly divide
his time as heretofore, that all his
attention must be given to the
outlining of the Sunday School
work and travelling about tho Tor
ritory in supervising and develop
ing tho Sunday Schools.
The officers for the year 1913 aro
as follows President: Mr. Fraid
F. Baldwin, Vice-President Mr. II
A. Baldwin. Auditor. Mr. D. C
Lindsay. Secretary-Treasurer, Rev
It. B. Dodge. The President Audi
tor and Treasurer, were electee
Finance Committee lor the coming
year.
The report is to be printed and
Dodge, ready for distribution in a few days.
I
"Before reaching Detroit wo had
isited Normal, Illinois, where I was
able to see my mother and spend a
short time with her. That was a
great pleasure to us all.
"From Detroit we motored East
through Toledo, Cleveland and Buf
fa'o to Niagara Falls. We enjoyed
the trip exceedingly and then to
cap it all, .o far, we crossed the
border into Toronto, where the
twenty-fourth anniversary of our
marriage and, at the same time,
my birthday, were celebrated.
"It was at the home of the man
who, almost a quarter of a century
before, acted as my best man, that
tno celebration took place, it was
a jolly reunion, as can be imagined.
We spent three days in loronto,
and then returned to Buffalo, from
whence we drove to Boston. The
roads were splendid and the car
acted perfectly. We had no accid
ents, and traveled in comfort. In
all that long trip wo only had two
days rain.
"Wo had the pleasure of meeting
the sister of Miss Helen Smith, of
Smith's College, who spent some
time on Maui a while ago.
"Three days were spent in Boston
and then wc toured New Hampshire,
Portland, Brunswick and Maine.
Then back to Boston for two weeks
before driving to New York. Miss
Irene Balcom accompanied us to
the big city. Six days were spent
in New York and we made many
side trips.
The car was finally shipped by
rail to San Francisco, and we also
traveled the same way. The voyage
to Honolulu was pleasant and her
we are back again and, after all
saw while away, I can say I'm glad
to be back. jloui io Ka Ur is
the best slogan in tho world."
Good
WW T
won
It was through the efforts of
manager reniiauow, or tne yvai
luku Sugar Company, that the laud
at the junction of Mill Road and
Main street, was leased to the
Knights of Pythias The popular
manager, after much correspond
ence, obtained the consent of .C.
Brewer & Co., Ltd., to the deal.
The land is to be leased, at a mere
nominal rental, to the Knights.
The scheme to go ahead and lay
out an attractive park will be pro
ceeded with at once, and the result
will be that the main artery that
leads to Wailuku will be much im
proved.
The drive iroin Kaiiuiiu is a
beautiful one, and the forsight of
those who planted trees along the
roadside is being amply rewarded
now-a-days, when every visitor
remarks on the attractive approach
es to the town from all sides.
"M. S. Dollar"
Is at Kahului
On Sunday morning at eight
thirty o'clock, the steamer "M. S.
Dollar" arrived at Kahului. She
was twenty-one days out from
Hongkong; and made a rather slow
trip on account of bad weather.
The vessel is in charge of Captain
Gear and, .while his officers are
Europeans, the crew is a Chinese
one.
The big freighter brought a con-
Must Carry
Tail Lights
Quite a crusade has started re
garding the absence of tail lights
no automobiles The sectionof the
ordinance which calls for tail lights
on machines has, in the past, been
more or less ignored by drivers of
cars. 1 hat is not as it should be
and tho police are very active at
present regarding the matter. It is
good that it should be so and every
chauffeur who goes along the roads
without a tail light will beprosecut
ed to the limit of the law.
The shoiiff knows that a machine
travelling without tail lights may
easily be overtaken by another car
ami get a bump that might do great
damage.
There were five chauffeurs hailed
to the Paia court this week and,
with one exception they were fined
for not having rear lights. The one
who was not fined declared that ho
started out with the lamp but must
havo lost it on the road.
Deputy sheriff Morton, of Maka
wao, is doing good work, and since
taking office has been watching for
speeders and other offenders. The
deputy is acting under instructions
from Sheriff Crowell, and there is
no doubt that the autoists of Maui
will soon be as careful as those of
Hawaii and Oahu.
(.Special Correspondence.)
HONOLULU, Jan. 21. Some
capital letters from the pen of a
master of sarcasm are appearing
occasionally in the Advertiser.
While attacking beneath the sur
face everyone who favors the whip
ping post as a punishment for cer
tain crimes the writer really favors
it in his communications the point
is so finely drawn all must see. As
1 have said they aro from the pen
of one who deals sarcasm with a fin
ished hand hut, through it all, he
seems to think of the man, not his
works. Why bless you, "Aunt
Mary" as the prisoners in Newcastle
jail call the post, is a great factor
in keeping men and women free. I
cannot see where tho inlliction of
such punishment is more degrading
to the perpetrator of a nameless
crime than going to jail without the
cat. Once he crosses the threshold
at the reef he is degraded; the fact
that he gets a lashing is no further
degredation and, besides I am of
the opinion that it would have a
benifice nt effect on some of the
men, regardless of nationality, who
debauch young women
What a good thing it would be
for this fellow Clark, or Steele, who
not only is charged with marrying
two women without certain formali
ties hut it' is a known;, fact that he
has several girls in trouble in Hono
lulu, lie belongs in the Sinoot
country. From the. action of the
district attorney today I am doubt
ful about the marriage in California
being mi re than a contract affair
else why would the charge here be
changed from bigamy to adultery?
I am not sure which is the most
serious; the Star-Bulletin speaks as
though he could be given a longer
term as an adulterer than a biga
mist. It may be they can bring in
more counts in an indictment. At
all events it looks bad for the man.
It is said that he was at the Wil
helniina dock this morning when
the California woman arrived hut
showed no sign of recognition. To
me that omission would be grounds
for at least five more lashes. Not
for the nerve ho showed in taking
another woman to his hearthstone
should he be whipped but. for de
bauching a number of girls in the
city. I am open to conviction hut
at this writing, I believe he is a gay
old blade.
SO.MU SOLDIUItS HAD.
The excitement over the utter
ances of Perley Home seems to have
lost its force and Perley walks the
street without a body guard and as
free from worry or fear as the next
fellow. I believe the soldiers did
not want to put up a trifling deposit
of fifteen hundred dollars, on ac
count, and none of the "frat"
wanted to make the case a labor of
love. They all have their roputa
Contiuuetl on page 8,
Catholic Fair
Was Success
Down at the Puuueue Catholic
Church, last Sunday, there was a
fine celebration, and a large con
gregation attended divine service.
Father Stephen, the well liked
priest from Honolulu, celebrated
mass and preached a stirring sermon.
There was a procession during
the morning, and members of the
flock from all parts of Central
Maui, were on hand to take part
in the affair. Tiny tots, dressed
in their best Sunday clothes, and
carrying colored flags, added to
the brightness of the scene.
Flowers were seen on all sides and
the decorations were beautiful.
After the procession a fair was
opened, and at it were to be seen
many beautiful articles. The whole
affair was much enjoyed by the
Catholics, and the money derived
through the efforts of those in
charge of the affair, is to be devot
ed to improving and repairing the
cemetery near the church.
signnient of coal, cement and fire
bricks for the Kahului Railroad
Company. The work of discharg
ing the cargo was started on Mon
day and it is being rapidly pro
ceeded with.
Nothing out of the way occurred
during the voyage from the Orient,
and the trip was uninteresting.
From Kahului, the steamer will
sail for Seattle.
Central Union
Church Music
Forge Names
To Petition
As showing tho lengths that soma
evil minded people will go to in
order to revenge themselves for
some imagined wrong, the story of
District Overseer Hitchcock, of
Molokai, will open the eyes of those
persons who may haveheard rumors
of an investigation.
It appears that a petition "signed"
by quite a number of tho people of
Molokai, reached the chairman of
the board of supervisors. The
petitioners declared that there were
irregularities in connection with
the books of the overseer.
The chairman of the board S.
E. Kalaina made the trip to Molo
kai this week to investigate the
barges. Kahuna found every
thing was in good order, and that
a clerical error of St. .'50 was all that
could lie discovered. Then started
a hunt after the petitioners and.
when they had all been interviewed,
it was found that seventy-five per
cent of the signatures to the petition
were forgeries. Tho County Attor
ney's deiKirtmciit will now take up
the matter, and tho forgers will 16
dealt with according to law.
There was a musical treat at the
Wailuku Central Union Church
last Sunday night, and the addition
to the choir of Mr. A. H. Jones of
Honolulu, was much appreciated
by the congregation. There was a
special musical service and the
program was as follows: Organ
Prelude, Miss Hoffmann; Anthem,
"When the Weary, Seeking Rest,"
Church Choir; Responsive Rend
ing, No. 45; Hymn, No. 210;
Solo, "Faith" Chad wick, Mr. Ar
thur H. Jones; Hymn, No. 234;
Anthem, "The King of Love,".
Schelley, The Choir; Duet, "Power
Eternal," Rossini, Mrs. Jones and
Miss Scholtz; Hymn, No. 237;
Organ Postlude, Miss Hoffmann.
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