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THE MAUr NEWS, SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 1913.
On Friday morning of last week,
tlie corner-stone of tlie new Lahaina,
School Building w;is laid, according
to the plan previously arranged by
Supervising Principal Raymond,
with the assistance of Mrs. Gannon
and other teachers. Tlie program is
1. Flag Raising.
2. Song "The Star Spangled Ban
3. Saluting the Flag, and Memory
4. Prayer hy a Lahaina clergyman.
5. Song "Wave Our Bonny Flag."
6. History of the Lahaina School,
Miss Lorinda Pali.
7. Lahaina School Song, composed
by one of the teachers.
8. Short speeches hy Messrs Togue,
Kahuna and Wadsworth .
Remarks in Japanese by Mr.
Masuda, who led the Japanese
scholars in vigorous hanzais.
0. Laying the corner-stone.
10 Singing "How Firm a Found
ation," "Hawaii Ponoi'', and
Among the articles preserved in
the corner-stone are school Reports,
official statements from the Lahaina
post-oflice, mill, and bank; the
Mali Nkws, Weekly Times, Kohala
Midget, Japanese, Chinese, and
Hawaiian papers, the Star-Bulletin
and other papers; American coin.
Japanese, Chinese, Hawaiian and
American flags were displayed a
round the platform, the principal
object of interest being an old time
Hawaiian flag, which formerly
belonged to Kamehameha III. By
invitation of Mr. Raymond, gentle
men from the other side of the isl
and were entertained at lunch. It
is stated that seven nationalities are
represented in the school; and of
the 373 pupils 70 percent are
Tlie words of the charming Laha
ina School Song, composed for the
occasion, are as follows:
Kestled so closely by the sea,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School,
We gladly sing a song to thee,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School.
Others may sing of places fair,
Of landscapes fine, or climate rare,
With thee most surely none com
pare, At Lahaina, Lahaina, Lahaina
Before us stretches miles of sea,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School;
Behind rise mountains fair to see,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School.
Some few have spoken ill of thee,
But give us time, and you shall
What men and women we shall be,
At Lahaina, at Lahaina, Laliaina
From the old building to the new,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School,
Let our work be just and true,
For Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School.
On a foundation strong ami firm,.
To mould our lives and truth to
We enter and we leave in turn,
At Lahaina, at Lahaina, Lahaina
In all our life-work yet to come,
Lahaina, Oh, Lahaina School,
We'll not forget when we were young,
In Lahaina, dear Lahaina School.
Anil may the lessons we learned here
Be kept in mind, with Aloha dear,
Bringing to all, and free from fear,
Aloha, aloha, Lahaina School.
The first play on the courts of
the Lahaina Tennis Club will take
place next Sunday.
WAILUKU -: PHONE -:- 571
Drays, Express Wagons, Buggies, etc.;
Harness and Saddle Horses; 7-seater
Cadillac, TONY ABREU. Chauffeur;
also 2-Ton liuick Truck, for hire Day and
Night. Special rates for large parties.
We guarantee to make all steamer and
COURT VALLEY ISLAND NO. 9239, . 0. F.
Regular meetings held at "Castle
Hall," Wailuku, on First and Third
Thursdays of each month. Visiting
Brothers cordially invited.
JOHN E. GARCIA, C. R.
J. S. MEDEIROS, F. S.
Ordinance No. 25.
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE
USE AND OPERATION OF MOTOR
CARS; AND THE EXAMINATION
AND QUALIFICATIONS OF CHAUF
FEURS. Be it Ordained by the Board of Super
visors within and for the County of
Section i. Wherever in this Ordinance
the following words and phrases occur,
they shall be held to have the force and
meaning hercinbelow set forth.
"Motor Car" shall apply to and in
clude all vehicles propelled by any power
other than muscular power, excepting (i)
such as run only upon rails, and (2) traction
engines and road rollers.
"Public Highway" shall applj to and
include any avenue, street, road, lane,
alley, driveway, or public park or pluce
within the County of Maui.
"Person" shall apply to and include
individuals, co-partnerships and corpora
tions. "Curb" shall refer to the lateral boun
daries of that portion of a street designed
or intended for the use of vehicles,
whether the same be marked by curbing
constructed of stone, cement, concrete,
or other material, or not so marked, so
long as the same is fairly well defined.
REGISTRATION OP MOTOR CARS.
Seotiou 2. No motor car shall be ope
rated upon any public highway in this
County until the same shall have been
duly registered by the owner in accord
ance with, and otherwise made to con
form to, the requirements of this Ordi.
nance; and no person shall operate any
motor car upon any public highway with
in the County until he shall have first
complied with the provisions of this Or
dinance, and shall have received the
chaffeur's certificate provided for herein.
Provided however: (1) the registra
tion of motor cars shall not be required
of dealers therein who are simply exhib
iting and operating such cars with a view
to selling same; or (2) tomotorcarsowned
aud personally operated by non-residents
temporary within the limits of this coun
ty; and which motor cars are not used
for public hire or as public conveyances;
or (3) to any person who is learning to
operate a motor car and who is accom
panied in the same car by the examiner of
chauffeurs or by one holding a chauffeur's
certificate, and is acting as teacher of such
APPLICATION TO REGISTER CAR.
Section 3. The owner of any, motor
car desirous of registering the same in
conformity with the provisions hereof
shall make application in writing fof the
registration thereof to the County She
riff; and, in such application, shall state
his name, age and place of residence, the
name, style, color, factory number,
motor power, and manufacturers of the
car sought to be registered.
CERTIFICATE OP REGISTRATION.
Section. 4. Upon receipt of such ap
plication the sheriff shall file the same in
a book prepared and kept for such pur
pose, at the same time assigning to it,
and to the motor car therein described, a
distinctive registration number; and
shall thereupon issue and deliver to the
owner of the car named therein a certi
ficate of registration thereof aud there
for; such certificate to set forth all of the
facts required under Section 3 of this
Ordinance aud bear the signature of tlie
Section 5. Before operating, or per
mining others to operate, said motor car
upon any public highway within the
county, the owner thereof shall fasten or
suspend the registration number of his
car, so furnished to him by the sheriff in
a conspicuous place at and on the rear
thereof so that the same may be plainly
visible to all persons; such registration
number to be in white figures, not less
than three inches in height, and one
fourth of an iuch in width, 011 a black
EXAMINER OP CHAUFFEURS.
Section 6. The office of "Examiner of
Chauffeurs" for the County of Maui is
hereby created. The person appointed
to such office shall be a competent motor
car operator, and shall possess a fair
knowledge of steam, electric, and gaso
line motor cars, their construction and
operation. It shall be the duty of the
Examiner of Chauffeurs to examine into
the qualifications of each and every ap
plicant for a chauffeur's certificate under
the provisions of this Ordinance.
APPLICATION FOR CHAUFFEUR'S CERTI
FICATE. Section 7. Every person desirous of
obtaining a chauffeur's certificate shall
make application in writing to the Coun
ty Examiner of Chauffeurs, such applica
tion setting forth the name, age, sex,
nationality, occupation, and place of
residence of the applicant; the amount
and nature of the experience the appli
cant has had in operating, and places
whert be has operated, motor cars; the
make, and motive power, of machines
wtich he his operated; designating in
said application the kind of motor car,
and motive power thereof, for the running
of which applicant desires to secure a
EXAMINATION OF APPLICANT.
Section 8. Upon receipt of ail appli.
cation the Examiner of Chauffeurs shall
file the same in a book furnished to him
for such purpose by the County Clerk;
and shall thereupon examine the appli
cant concerning his knowledge of the
type or types of motor cars which he de
sires to operate.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OP AITLi
Section 9. Only those applicants who
are (1) eighteen years of age or older,(2)
familiar with the terms of this ordinance,
and (3) have satisfactorily passed the
examination required by section 10 of
this ordinance, shall receive at the hands
of the Examiner of Chauffeurs a Chauf
feur's certificate, to the effect that such
applicant has bean examined by the
County Examiner of Chauffeurs and
found (a) competent to operate a motor
car propelled by steam power; or (b)
competent to operate a motor car pro
pelled by electricity, or (c) competent to
operate a motor car propelled by gaso
line or power of a similar character, or
(d) competent to operate motor cars of
two or - more of the above designated
GENERAL EXAMINATION CONSIST OF:
Section 10. The Examiner of Chuuf
feurs shall examine all applicants con
cerning their practical and theoretical
knowledge of the construction and ope
ration of the type of motor car for the
running of. which they desire certificates,
requiring such applicants to demonstrate
to him that they can start, reverse, back,
change speed, turn aud stop a motor car
either slowly or suddenly as occasion
may require, rnd generally show ability
for such qnick ' and decisive handling
thereof as would tend to avoid accideuts.
. EXAMrNATIQN STEAM MOTOR CARS:
Applicants desirous of obtaining a
chauffeur's certificate authorizing them
to operate motor cars propelled by steam
must demonstrate to the satisfaction of
the Examiner that they are familiar (a)
with the class of boiler used in the type of
motor cars for the running of which they
desire certificates, (b) with the construc
tion of such boiler, (c) with the pressure
to which it has been tested, as well as
with the pressure which should not be
exceeded save in machines when the
steam pressure is automatically con
trolled, (d) with the various safety and
indicating devices with which such cars
are equipped; (e) with the handling of
gasoline, its uses and dangers, (f) with
the method of getting up steam, as well
as showing a familiarity with all methods
that have to do with keeping such motor
car clean aud in good repair,
EXAMINATION-rELECTRIC MOTOR CARS
Applicants desirous of obtaining a
chauffeurs'certificate authorizing them to
operate motor cars propelled by electri
city must demonstrate to the satisfaction
of the examiner that they are familiar
(a) with the use of the controller, (b)
with the reversing switch and brake, aud
the location thereof on the machine, (c)
with the different speeds at which the
cars may be run, and (d) with the man
ner and needs aud time of recharging
EXAMINATION OASOLINE MOTOR CARS
Applcants desirous of obtaining a chauf
feur's certificate authorizing them to ope
rate motor cars propelled by gasoline
must demonstrate to the satisfaction of
the examiner that they are familiar (a)
with the class of engine used in the type
of motor cars for a running of which they
desire certificates aud the construction
and capacity thereof,(b)withthe methods
of connecting the engine to the transmis
sion gear, (c) with the different speeds at
which the car may be run, with the methods
of reversing and the connection of all
levers; (d) with the handling of gasoline,
its usesand daugers.(e) with theoperation
and care of the sparkling device, and
with all methods that have to do with
keeping such motor cars clean and 111
Section 1 1 . No motor car shal 1 be ope
rated upon any public highway in the
County of Maui at a rate of speed ex
ceeding fifteen miles per hour. Provided
however that when clearly outside of and
beyond the limits of the towns, villages
and the Pali road between Maalaea and
Ukumehame, of this County on country
roads such cars may be operated at a rate
of speed not exceeding twenty-five miles
RULES WHEN MEETIMG ANIMALS, AP
PROACHING CROSSINGS, CURVES, ETC.
Section 12. Upon approaching a per
son standing or traveling upon a public
highway, or upon approaching any horse
or horses or other draft animal or ani
mals whatsoever, whether being led, rid
den, or driven, or when approaching a
road crossing, a sharp curve, a steep des
cent, or when turning a street corner, or
when traversing any such road crossing,
sharp curve, 'or steep descent, the chauf
feur operating a motor car shall give
reasonable and timely warning of the ap
proach of such car by the blowing of a
whistle, the ringing of a bell, or other
equally effective alarm, when within not
less thau 100 nor more than 200 feet from
such person, animal or point; the chauf
feur using every reasonable precaution
within his power to insure the safety of
jjersons, feiiimuls aud property, aud no
right angles or sharp comers shall be
turned at a rate of speed exceeding fif
teen miles per hour.
' MUFFLER CLOSED WHEN.
Section 13. No chauffeur driving a
motor car equipped with what is com
monly known as and called a muffler cut
off shal 1 dperate or make use of such muffler
cut-off when within too yards of any horss
or horses or other draft animal or animals
whatsoever, whether being led, ridden or
driven; or when within 100 yards of any
road crossing, sharp curve, or steep des
cent; or when turning any street corner,
or when traversing any such road cross
ing, sharp curve or steep descent.
STOPPING MOTOR CAR ON REQUEST.
Section 14. A chauffeur operating a
motor car which is about to meet or pass
any person (a) afoot, (b) on horseback,
or (c) driving any horse or horses, or
other draft animals, or (d) riding in any
vehicle propelled by animal power, shall,
at the request of such person or on sig
nal by putting or holding up of the hand,
immediately bring such motorcar to a full
stop, and hold the same stationary so
long as may be reasonably necessury in
order to prevent accident to any person,
animal or property.
RULES AS TO HRA KES, SIGNALS, SIGHTS
AND NUMBERS ON MOTOR CARS.
Section 15. Every motor car, while in
use on a public highway in this County,
shall be provided with good and effi
cient brakes. It shall also be provided
wtih a suitable horn, bell orother signals.
During the period from one hour after
sunset to one hour before sunrise, every
motor car shall exhibit two lamps show
ing white lights visible within a reason
able distance in the direction toward
which said vehicle is proceeding, show
ing the registered number of such vehi
cle in separate Arabic numerals, which
numerals shall be not less than one and
one-half inches in height, each stroke of
which shall be not less thau quarter of
an inch in width; and there shall also be
exhibited from the rear of such car a red
light with a white face visible for a rea
sonable distance, the registered number
of such car to be so suspended as to, at
all times.be visible both in the day and at
RULES TO BE OBSERVED BY CHAUF
FEURS WHED OPERATING MOTOR CARS.
Section 16. Every person operating,
driving, propelling, or in charge of a
motor car upon any public highway of
this County shall observe the following
a Such person shall at all timesope
rate, drive, and propell the motor car of
which they are in charge in a careful
manner, with due regard to the rights
aud for the safety and convenience of
pedestrians aud other vehicles.
d Upon meeting another vehicle
such person shall turn to the right; and,
on all occasions when it is praticable so
to do, they shall travel ou the right hand
side of the street and near the right hand
c In overtaking any other vehicle
they shall pass to the left of such vehicle;
aud the person in charge of such other
vehicle, when so overtaken, shall pass to
the extreuie right.
d When driving a motor car slowly,
the operator thereof shall drive the same
as close to the right hand curb as possi
ble in order to allow free passage to vehi
cles and motor cars moving more rapidly.
e When bringing a motor car to a
stop, the operator thereof shall, if possi
ble, move the same within three feet of
the right hand curb, and headed iu the
direction of general traffic, so as not to
interfere with traffic along the highway;
and no motor car shall be left standing
within twenty feet of a street corner.
f Before bringing a motor car to a
stop, and before turning a corner, or
otherwise changing its course, the ope
rator thereof shall first see that there is
space sufficient iu which to make such
turn or change in safety; aud, before
making such turn or change, shall give
due warning of such purposed move
ment, by blowing of horn, ringing ef
bell, or other like sigual. to persons in
charge of other vehicles.
Provided, however.if followed by rapid
ly propelled vehicles no turn Jor change
shall be made until such rapidly pro
pelled vehicles shall have passed to the
g In turning to the right into an
other street, operators shall turn all cor
ners as near to the right hand curb as
possible. Iu turning to the left into
another street, they shall pass to the
right and beyond the center of the street
intersection. Iu turning to the right into
another street, motor cars shall have the
right of way over other vehicles travel
ing in the sauie directions. Operators
of motor cars shall head in the same
direction as the traffic on that side of the
h Upon approaching or turning a
street corner or sharp curve, the ope
rator of a motor car shall have such car
under complete control and shall not
travel at a rate of speed exceeding ten
miles per hour.
i When driving and operating a
motor car upon a highway on which
traffiic is congested, or upon which there
are many other vehicles or pedestrians,
an operator shall not turn or attempt to
tnrn his car with a view to heading in
the opposite direction.
j When meeting another vehicle of
any description, or any pedestrian, the
operator of a motor car equipped with
electric light shall, when withinro app
ximately one hundred feet of such vehi
cle or pedestrian, turn off all electric
head lights, aud kr.ep the same turned
off until he shall have passed such vehi
cle or pedestrian.
k In the operation of a motor car,
the operator thereof shall not permit the
pipes, "mufflers" or other likedevices.to
emit the sounds of exhaust in a loud and
annoying manner; and no operator of a
motor car shall make use of any instru
ment in cpnnection with his car which
shall produce a sound of unusually loud,
annoying, or distressing character. The
intention of this sub-division k is to
compel the operation of motor cars in as
noiseless a manner as possible.
1 In the operation of a motor car
the driver or operator thereof shall not
either iu furiously or heedlessly of the
safety of others drive or propel such car
in such a manner as to emminently en
danger the personal safety of another or
others; or 2 furiously or heedlesfly of
the safety of others drive or propel such
car even though at the time the per
sonal safety of another or others be not
m No person under the influence of
intoxicating liquor shall operate any
motor car upon the highways ofthis
Section 17. Whenever a Motor Car
Shall Strike Ant Person, or collide
with any vehicle containing a person, the
operator of such motor car as well as any
and all other persons riding therein who
have or assume to have authority over the
operator thereof, shall immediately cause
such motor car come to a stop, and shall
forthwith render to the person or per
sons so struck or to the occupants of the
vehicle so callided with, all needed
assistance; carrying such person or per
sons or occupants, if necessary, to a phy
sician or surgeon for medical or surgical
treatment; and the operator of such
motor car as well as such other person or
persons riding therein and having or
assuming to have authority over the ope
rator, shall, if requested so to do, give to
the person or persons or occupants who
have been struck, or whose vehicle has
been collided with, the number of such
motor car, the name and place of resi
dence of the driver, and the name and
place of residence of the owner thereof.
Section 18. Whenever Any Owner
op a Motor Car Shall Part with the
title thereof, and the car shall become
the property of another or others, such
new owners shall at once give notice in
writing to the Sheriff of the transfer of
such ownership, giving the name, age,
and place of residence of the person to
whom transferred; and an entry of such
transfer of ownership, showing the name
or names of such new owner, his age and
plaee of residence, shall be made by the
Sheriff in the book kept for such purpose.
Section 19. Whenever Requestedso
TO DO BY THE ExAMlNER OF CHAUF
FEURS, and Automobile Inspector, the
operator or any motor car used in the
public service for hire shall permit such
Inspector to examine his motor car with
a view to ascertaining whether the same
is in proper condition for public use. In
case the Inspector finds such motor cars
unfit for public service, he shall at once
notify the owner thereof in writing of
such fact, setting forth in such notice
his reasons for such finding. No such
condemned motor car so long as the same
remains in a condition unfit for public
service shall be thereafter used iu the
public service for hire.
Section 20. No Operator of Any
Motor Car Shall so Load his car with
passengers as to endanger life and pro
perty; and any motor car in the public
service ou which there are twice as many
passengers as snch car is licensed to car
ry shall, for the purpose of this section,
be deemed to be overloaded.
Section 21. The General Speed
Regulations Set Forth in this Ordi
nance shall not be applied to motor cars
and vehicles in the service of the Police
Department, or - the Fire Departmeut
nor motor cars and vehicles, and ambu
lances, in the service of physicians and
surgeons if a red cross be plainly visible
thereon indicating that such motor car,
vehicle or ambulance is being used in the
line of their duty.
Section 22. Nothing Herein Con
tained Shall be Construed to
Abridge the right of any person to pro
secute a civil action for damages against
any party considered liable by reason of
injuries sustaiued to person or property
and resulting from the negligence of any
Section 23. The Charge for Regis
tration of a Motor Car, and issuing
a certificate of registration thereof, shall
be $1.00 which shall be collected by the
County Sheriff and paid over tothe Coun
ty Treasurer as a County realization.
Section 24. The Charge for Exam
ining an Applicant for a chanffeur's
certificate, and issuing a certificate to
such applicant, shall be $3.00, which
shall be collected by tlfe Examiner of
Chauffeurs, and paid over to the County
Treasurer as a County realization. Upon
demand made at the time of the issuance
of such certificates, the applicant shall be
presented with a printed copy of this
Section 25. The Violation of, or
failure to conform to, any of the provi
sions in this ordinance contained, shall
constitute a misdemeanor; and shall be
punishable by the imposition of a fine,
of not less than $5.00, nor more than
Section 26, Ordinance Number 7, passed
by this Board on the 1st day of November,
1906, as amended, as well as all other
ordinances and resolutions in conflict
with the provisions of this ordinance, are
The Judge of the Court having ju is
diction on any charge brought under this
ordinance may, in addition to the penal
ty hereinabove set forth, cancel the cer
tificate of any chauffeur found guilty un
der this act. This Ordinance will take
effect on May 1st, 1913.
Board of Sujiervisors within and for
the County of Maui.
Hy S. E. KALAMA, Chairman.
W. F. KAAE, 'XJ
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
within and for the County of Maui.
I hereby certify that the foregoing or
dinance, upon consideration had and vote
taken, was passed by the Board of Super
visors of the County of Maui, ou the 11th
day of April, 1913, at their regular
monthly session held at Wailuku, T. H.
W. F. KAAE,
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
within and for the County of Maui.
April 19, 26,
IN THE ClltrUIT COURT, SECOND CIR
CU1T, TERRITORY OK HAWAII.
At Chambers In Divorce.
Maria Tetzluff vs. Charles Tetzlaff. Bill
For Divorce No. 405.
. Territory of Hawaii. To Charles
Tetzlaff, Libellee. Your are hereby
notified that the above entitled suit, the
same being for a divorce from you on the
ground of desertion and non-support, Is
now pending in above entitled,Court,and
that the same will be heard aud deter
mined on Saturday, the 21st dayof June,
A. D. 1913, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon
of said day, or as soon thereafter as may
be by the Judge of said Court, sitting at
Datedat Wailuku, Maui, April 11, 1913.
Seal. EDMUND II. HART.
W. F. CROCKETT,
Attorney for Libellant.
Apr. 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10 17.
During his absence from the Territory
of Hawaii, TAM CHONG, of Faia, Maul
hereby appoints E. W. Ain and K. Shoda
bis agents, with full power to trausact
all business for him.
Signed TAM CHONG
Paia, MauiT. II .
Apr. 12, 19, 29.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THB
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
At Chambers, In Probate
In the Matter of the Estate of
HENRY NELSON BIRCH, late
of Waiehu.Maui, Deceased.
Order of Notice of Hearing Pe
tition for Probate of Will.
A Document purporting to be
the Last Will and Testament of
Henry Nelson Birch, deceased,
having ou the 3rd day of April, A.
D. 1913, been presented to said
Probate Court, and a Petition for
Probate thereof, praying for the
issuance of Letters Testamentary
to Mary Birch, having been filed
by Mary Birch.
It is Ordered, that Monday, the
12th day of May, A. D. 1913, at
10 o'clock A. M., of said day, at
the Court Room of said Court at
Wailuku, Maui, be and the same is
hereby appointed the time and
place for proving said Will and
hearing said application.
It is Further Ordered, That
notice thereof be given, by publi
cation once a week for three suc
cessive weeks in the ' ' Maui News,"
a weekly newspaper, printed and
published in Wailuku, Maui, the
last publication to be not less than
ten days previous to the time there
in appointed for hearing.
Dated Wailuku, Maui, April 3,
(Sd.) S. B. KINGSBURY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
(Attest:) (Sd.) Edmund II. Hart,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
April 5, 12, 19, 26-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, TER
RITORY OF HAWAII.
In the Matter of the Estate of ADONIS
K. STENDER late of Kahului, Maui,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Notice is hereby given to all persons
having claims against the Estate of
Adouis K. Steuder late of Kahului
County of Maui, Territory of Hawaii,
to present the same to the undersigned,
W. A. McKay executer of said Estate,
in Wailuku, Maui, within six months
from date of publication of this notice,
or payment thereof will be forever
Dated at Wailuku, Maui, this 17th day
of April, 1913.
W. A. McKAV,
Executer of the Estate of Adonis K.
April 19, 26, May 3, 10.