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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1913.
(Continued from Page i.)
home from Haiku. He was in
formed of the lire and at once tele
phoned W. Mountcnstle and told
him to get as many men as possible
and attack the blaze. Mountc.tstlc
got busy and rushed to the scene of
the fire. Without water it was im
possible to do much beyond trying
to save the adjoining houses, so all
efforts were turned in that direction.
That the other houses did not burn
Js owing to the good work of tho
All Kahului and most of the
Wailuku people were soon at the
fire, and automobiles and rigs of
all kinds were lined up along the
roads. Everybody felt willing
enough to help, but there was not
much that could be done. The
greatest sympathy is felt for the
Harms family, especially for lira.
Barrus, who is in delicate health.
It is feared that tho shock will do
her some harm.
When the alarm was turned into
the police station the big bell was
not rung vory hard. Most people
did not realize that it was n fire
call. However, the (ire laddies
were soon gathered up, and they
made the run down to Kahului in
record time. There was a dela in
finding anyone who knew how to
drive the big wagon, but Heine
English was equal to the occasion
when called upon.
It does not seem to bo understood
on Maui that the fire wagon has the
right-of-way when running to a fire.
A couple of autoists rather inter
fered with the time made to Kahu
lui, by not getting out of the way
The house that was destroyed was
the property of the Kahului Kail
road Company, and was fully in
sured. The household contents
were, however, uninsured, and fall
as a total loss on Mr. Barrus.
Ad. Chislett appeared in a new
role at the ball game last Sunday,
lie did well as field umpire.
Joe Cohen, of Honolulu, was a
visitor to Wailuku during the week,
lie had been to Hilo for a trip.
Quite a bunch of people went
round to liana last Tuesday and
the little town had a lively time for
Captain Bal has been elected
manager of the Stars, vice George
Cummings, who is now umpire for
New iron posts have been installed
at the Kahului tennis courts. They
are a great improvement on the old
The horses working out for the
races of the Fourth are doing well.
Most of the gee gees are doing slow
work at present.
W. F. Crockett, the well known
attorney, had a fainting spell on
Wednesday last. He had to retire
to his home and go to bed.
The Edward Scwall got away
safely on Wednesday afternoon at 5
o'clock for the Coast, and she was
towed out by the Claudino.
Judge Davis, who went to Molo
kai to defend II. D. Bowen in tho
absurd suit brought against him,
was in town on Wednesday last.
Dr. Young is to have the house
lately occupied by J. C. Foss, Jr. at
Kahului. The building is being
painted and renovated for the
George P. Theilen, the court re
porter, was a visitor during the past
week. He had been to Molokai
on business and called hore on his
Howard D. Bowen was in town
this week. Ho looked none tho
worse for his court "case" which
was decided as everybody expected
it would bo.
The Kahului Railroad Company
is putting in showor baths and a
sot of lockers at the tonnis courts,
Tho improvements will bo vory
pleasing to tho playors.
At Camp Five, Puuneno, a Japan-
ven chauffeur lost his car through
fire during the week. It is said that
the car buck fired and then went up
when tho gasoline tank caught.
On Wednesday last eleven gam
blers who were caught at I'uuncne,
were admitted to bail in the sum of
S5 each. They did not turn up in
court and forfeited tho bail money.
There wore splendid rains on
Molokai during last week and the
ranchers are looking pleased. The
grass is green everywhere and the
fat cattle simply revel in tho good
The old Mauhaakini bridge will
soon be removed and an up-to-date
concrete one will bo installed.
Hugh Howell is doing the work
and when finished, the bridge will
be a great improvement.
Still another Sylva has been pro
moted in the police department and
this time it is Frank Sylva, of Wai
kapu, who has been made lieuten
ant to succeed the other Sylva, who
is now Captain of Police.
A Honolulu visitor caused some
excitement at a local hotel by parad
ing tho house at three in the morn
ing and loudly yelling for "Pearl I"
A man boarder threatened to "knock
the block off" the noisy one and
then n. deep silence reigned for the
rest of the night.
Tho Kahului race track is begin
ning to look more like a place that
horses could use. The heavy rains
of last week made tho place more
suitable for an aquatic meet than a
horse meet, However, tho rain did
so much good that nobody is kick
ing and everything will be 0. K.
for tho Glorious Fourth. ,
Paul Schmidt, the well known
traveling man, paid Wailuku a visit
during the week.
Harold Xickelson, engineer of tho
Olowalu Sugar Company, has re
signed his position.
Mrs. N. Kettle, sister of L. von
Tempsky, returned to New Zealand
with her daughter on the Makura.
The Maunaolu Seminary enter
tainment of June M, promises to be
a real treat. Miss Mills will be in
charge of tho affair.
Miss Turner, of the Alexander
House, has been ill for some days.
She is much better now and is able
to be about again .
A new blacksmith's shop is being
built by Mr. White, of Lahaina.
Every kind of work will be handled
in the best possible style.
The late Mrs. Eliza Aiku was
seventy yeara of age at the time of
her death in Lahaina. She was
buried at the Wainee Church.
Autoists will be able to drive into
the grounds of the Kahului race
track on July Fourth. The inno
vation will be much appreciated, as
it is in Hilo.
"Dan" Conway, one of the most
popular travelers visiting Maui, met
with a warm welcome in Wailuku
this week. "Dan" is known every
where and liked by everyone.
Tho news of tho illness of the
Japanese Emperor is worrying his
loyal subjects on Maui, and the
different churches are offering up
prayers for his speedy recovery.
There is a rumor that the Kahu
lui baseball team has quit cold, as
regards the present series. It is to
be hoped that better sportsmanship
will be shown, and that the "kick
ers" be dropped, and the rest of
the nine take their medicine like
Mrs. W. L. West entertained in
honor of Mrs. V, A. Vetlesen on
Frid-iy of last week. The many
friends of Mrs. Vetlesen all attend
ed and she was wished bon voyage.
Mrs. Vetlesen left for her old home
in Australia on the Canadian-Australian
liner Makura, last Tuesday.
Sakai, the well known Japanese-
salesman, is earning quite a reput
ation as a hypnotist. He has done
some remarkable work lately and
he is surprising everybody in Wai
luku and .Kahului. Sakai seems to
have obtained the secrcct of hypno
tism and the other day ho put .1
pigeon to sleep on High street.
Ed. Soper, head luna of tho Wai-
heo division of the Wailuku Sugar
Company, has been laid up for a
couple of weeks. Ho went to Ilono
lulu to be treated for some noso
troublo and, on his return to Maui,
contracted a bad cold that threaten
ed to turn to pneumonia. Ilia
many friends on all tho islands
will be glad to hear that he is much
bottor, and that he will probably bo
on duty next week.
to a Sky Lark
(By P. M. McMaUon.)
Oh, little lark, how sweet your song,
How blissful is its measure.
To what rare world do you belong
That you're so full of pleasure?
Your home methinks is not of earth,
For here we're bom to sorrow,
Whilst your whole life is all of mirth,
That thinks not of the morrow,
On airy and enraptured wing
The ether blue you're cleaving,
And ever, ever seem to sing
Just for the joy of living.
I feel within your mellow strain
A soft, delicious madness,
That thrills and soothes my heart and brain,
And fills my life with gladness.
No, not from earth your song doth come,
But surely it was given
To you from some blest angel's lips
As close you soared to heaven! .
O happy bird, how blind are we,
Poor, proud, conceited mortals.
With greater love we'd be, like thee,
Much nearer heaven's portals 1
(Special to the MAUI NEWS.)
Cane sutinr, .G5.80 Beet Stigar, ?80.87
HONOLULU, May 23 Pineapples cannot be exported from
Kauai on account of fungus pest.
Arrangements are completed for an Agricultural Quarantine Sta
tion at Hilo.
Plemmer is named for position of postmaster at Waialua and
Borges for Schofield Barracks,
Judge Dole says Gus. Murphy is best man for Clerk of District
Court, as long as his health allowp,
WASHINGTON, May 23. The lawyers in Cabinet, including the
Attorney General, agree that the new Anti-Alien law of California is
proot against attacks in courts. After consideration of terms it is de
cided that tho law does not violate treaty and that it is well drawn up.
WASHINGTON, May 23. Wilson will soon appoint the now
Governor of Hawaii. He will not wait tij September, in view of re
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23. The Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Asso
ciation formally recommended to the Hawaii Yacht clnb that the
trans-Pacific race be held in 1915 instead of 1914.
WASHINGTON, May 23. The executive committee of the Re
publican party recommends that the National Convention be held in
Chicago in the Spring of next year.
TOKIO,.May 23. Much dissatisfaction is expressed at the reply
of the U S. A. regarding the Alien Law. Japan protests that no-leeway
for arbitration is allowed.
LONDON, May 23. Japan has purchased four British steamers.
TOKIO, May 23. The Japanese Emperor is seriously ill with
pneumonia. Eight doctors are attending on him. Prayers arc being
offered up by the the people.
Step3 are about to be taken in
France to make possible the legal
application of the Bertillion system
to prisoners when they leave prison.
Hitherto, according to the regu
lations, M. Bertillion has been able
to photograph and measure tho
features of criminals only at tho timo
of thdir arrest. But it has long been
recognized at tho Prefecture of Police
that after serving a sentence of, say,
ten years, a criminal is liable to
show a complete change of appear
ance on his liberation.
Consequently it is difficult for
detectives to identify him from tho
Bertillion record, taken at the timo
of tho first arrest, if he again gets
into the hands of the police.
A novel electrical tapper for rub
ber trees is tho work of a German
in Peru. Hollow iron channels,
divided into sections, aro fitted on
tho treo trunk, tho sections contain
ing pricking devices that can be
worked at varying times by current
from tho central station.
A receptacle in each section cat
ches the latex (plant juice,) coagu
lating it with acid. Tho attach
ment may be left unvisited two or
three months, and in tho time 200
or 300 lumps of rubber may bo ac
cumulated from a largo tree.
The coal deposits of China are
considered greater than those of the
United States. Tho new republic
has reached tho point where it mines
10,000,000 tons of coal a year.
Some competent engineers go so far
as to declare that the coal deposits
of China aro greater than those of
tho United States. The production
of coal in tho United States in the
banner year of 1907 was about 480,
000,000 tons and it never is very
much short of that figure.
China undoubtedly could produce
100,000,000 tons of coal a year with
out any unusual strain upon her
production abilities. Sho might,
with a comparatively small invest
ment, produce twice that amount,
The railroads now building will re
quire much more than the republic
can produce at present. The great
manufactories sho is seeking to es
tablish will bo operated by steam
power, therefore a greater impetus
is to be desired in tho coal mining
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of the authority in me vested by law, I
have this day cancelled the License to
celebrate marriage granted by the Trea
surer of the Territory of Hawaii on the
24 day ol July, iqoo, to 5. E. Kekipl.
otherwise known as J. E. Kekipl, of the
District of Makawao, Island nnd County
of Maui. '
Honolulu, May, 10, A. D. 1913.
D. L. CONKMNG,
Treasurer of the Territory,
May 17, 24, 31.
Chocolate Whipped Cream Pie.
Dent separately whltca and yolka of
, four eggs, pour yolks Into whites, add
! one cunftil aucnr. ono-hnlf ctinful no-
tato flour, ono-hnlf tcaspoonful soda
and one tcnspoonful crenm of tnrtnr,
fold tho dry Ingredients Into eggs very
carefully. Bake In two Washington
Cream. Mnko sirup of one table
spoonful cocoa, two of sugar, two of
wnter by cooking until smooth. Let
cool slightly nnd pour into ono cupful
heavy cream. When thoroughly cold
whip as plnln cream. Flavor with va
nllln and put In middle nnd on top of
Making Buttermilk Cakes.
Ono quart of buttermilk, one level
tcnspoonful of snlt, two eggs, Hour to
mnko a thin batter nnd ono tcnspoon
ful of bnking sodn. Bont up tho eggs
well, ndd to them tho buttermilk, then
ndd the salt nnd mix thoroughly. Dis
solve tho soda In two tnblespoonfuls
of boiling water, then stir It Into the
buttermilk. Now grndunlly ndd the
flour, stirring nil tho time, until you
hnve n bntter that will pour smoothly
from n spoon. Give a good bcatlnol
and bnkc quickly ou a hot, well greas
Irish Moss Lomonade.
This la an excellent drink for those
suffering from cold or sore throat
Soak ono-qunrter cupful of Irish
moss over night and pick over very
cnrefully before cooking. Wash In
several waters nnd when quite freo
from sand put In a double boiler and
pour two cupfuls of boiling water over
It Let It simmer until the moss Is dis
solved, then strain through cheesecloth
nnd add tho Juice of two lemons With
sugnr to taste. This drink is served
Maitre d'Hotel Butter.
For use with beefsteak try prepar
ing this famous butter In tho follow
ing way: Have ready two large table
spoonfuls of butter, one scant table
spoonful of lemon Juice, n little sprig
of minced pnrsley nnd n seasoning of
salt nnd pepper. If one likes It quite
acid half ns much lemon ns butter or
ns much ns the butter will hold can be
used. Heat thoroughly and serve.
Egg With Coffee.
When n rnw egg Is distasteful to a
pntlcnt, but coffee Is very much rel
ished and also allowed, the two can bo
served together by bentlng together
ono egg with one tnblespoonful of sug
nr. Add gradually half to one cupful
of boiling coffee, stirring continually,
and fill up with hot milk or cream.
We will pay Ton cents a Quart
for Pohas- At tho Wharf in Hono
lulu. Honolulu Jam & Chutney Factory
To Prospective Builders
Will prepare plans and specifica
tions for building of every descrip
tion. Will superintend construc
tion work anywhere in the islands.
Prices Reasonable and Satisfaction
FORT STREET HONOLULU
ALOHA LODGE NO. U KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will be held at the
Knights of Pythias Hall, Wailuku, on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordially in
vited to attend
W. A. SPARKS, C. C.
A .MARTINSEN, K. R. & S
H. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd.
Now with the
First National Bank
The only fully equipped agency on Maui. Patronize your home
Sealed lenders will be received by the
Hoard of Supervisors of the County of
Maui, nt the Office of the County Clerk,
at Wailuku, Maui, T. II., until Saturday
May 31, 1913, at 2 1. M., for the con
struction of a relocated road on the West
side of Knkipi Gulch.
Specifications and blank proposals may
be had upon application at the office of
the County Clerk, Wailuku, Maui T. II.,
upon n deposit ol Ten Dollars ($ 10,00) for
The Hoard of Supervisors reserves the
right to reject any or all lenders.
Ily Order of the Board of Supervisors.
Wm. V. KAAH,
May 10, 17, 24, 31.
IN Till! CIRCUIT COURT Ol' TH15
SKCOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, TKR
RITORY Ol' HAWAII.
In the Matter of the Estate of KEPA
KAMANAWAHOPU.Iateof Hann, Maui,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Notice. is hereby given to all persons
having claims against the estate of Kepa
Kauiauawahopu late of Hann, Muni, to
present the same, duly authenticated and
with proper vouchers if such exist, even
if the claim is secured by mortgage upon
real estate, to the undersigned at Hnna,
Maui, within six months from date of
publication of this notice, or payment
thereof will be forever b.irred.
R. A. DRUMMOND,
Administrator of the Estate of Kepa
Kaman awahopu , deceased .
May 10, 17, 24, 31.
James C Toss, Jr.,
Civil Gngiiicer X- Surveyor.
Oi'i'ia; Market & Main St.
Wailuku :-: :-: Maui
Honolulu Music Co.
Jas. W. Iiergstrom, Manager.
88 King Street, Honolulu.
Latest Hawaiian Records.
Victor and Columbia Talking
Machines, Primatono and
Autopiano Players, Knabo
Pianos. Latest Popular Music,
Harry Armitage. II. Cushuion Carter
Samuel A. Walker.
Harry Armitage & Co.,
Stock and Bonds
Member Honolulu Stock and Bond
P. O. Box 683. Telephone 2101.
Cable and Wireless Address:
COURT VALLEY ISLAND NO. 9239, A. D. 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, V. S.
LODGE MAUI, No. 984 , A. F. & A. M
Stated meetings will bo held at
Masonic Hall, Kahului, on tho first
Saturday night of each month at 7.30
Visiting brethren are cordially in
vited to attend.
W. W. WKSCOATT, R. W. M.
C. E. COPELAND,
tf. ' Secretary