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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1913.
K. P. Smoker
This evening, at tlie "Iv. P."
hall, the much talked of Smoker
will be given by the local lodge of
the Knights of Pythias. The affair
promises to be a splendid one and
a very large attendance is expected.
Each member has sent out invita
tions, through the secretary, and
the consequence is that people from
all over Maui will be seen at the
The vocal and instrumental part
of the program will be splendid and
some of the best singers of Maui
will take part.
The list of toasts has been made
up and, although, of course, the
liquids will consist of "soft stuff,"
the speeches are being looked for
ward to with the greatest interest.
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intention of sawing his head off.
Later on, when he thought it
safe, Luff returned and lived for a
while in the house Then the
trouble started up again and Luff
. "beat it for good." Before Luff
left, he was told what he was, 'in
the estimation of his wife. "She
said she could get a better man any
where," declared Luff to the court.
Luff, on the stand, said that
sometimes he would bo in bed asleep
when his wife came home "jagged."
"Your honor, she would make me
get out of bed and drink with her.
If I did not, there was a row. If 1
did drink, there was still sure to bo
Evidence as to the drinking habits
of the woman was given, and one
witness stated that Mrs. Luff when
drunk had called at his place and,
in answer to a question as to her
name, had announced the fact that
her name was "Mud." The wit
ness also said that the first time he
had ever seen her sober was "right
here in court."
A police ollicer swore that ho had
found Mrs. Luff wandering around
Market street in a state of intoxica
tion. The woman' ran into a stable
and as she grabbed a Chinese and
held on, the policeman had to take
both persons along to the police
All this evidence of the witnesses
for the husband seemed to convince
Judge Kingsbury, lie, however,
had the woman put on the stand.
She appeared with a black eye.
Upon being asked how she got the
colored peeper, she stated that she
was at a dance and that in doing
the Tango, or some other step, she
collided with a post in the room.
Judge Kingsbury did not waste
much time and granted the divorce
to Luff, who left the court after be
ing ordered to pay attorney's fees.
"It is worth thousands of dollars to
be rid of her," ho declared.
Hen Vickers is paying Wniluku another
visit ami is finding business just about
C. C. Campbell, cashier of the H. C.
& S. Co., paid a visit to Honolulu dur
ing the week.
Mrs. V. A. McKay, who has been in
Honolulu for some time, is expected
The S. S. Lurline brought the usual
assortment of fruit aud vegetables, beside
Stanley Richardson, of Paia, will con
duct the services at l'uuueue tomorrow
evening at 7:30.
Mrs. Brune gave a childreus' party on
Tuesday last and a big crowd of little
girls had a good time.
Walter I. Seymour, the opticiau, is on
Maui for a business trip. He is register
ed at the Maui Hotel.
There will be a fine luauat the Armory
on Monday and the friends of Labor are
being invited to attend.
There was a meeting of the Loau l'und
Why Luff Left
Commission on Tuesday Inst and some
matters were attended to.
The front of the Wniluku Orphcum is
being renovated and n concrete entrance
lobby floor is being put down.
Attorney II. C. Mossmnu is about
after a severe illness that kept him con
fined to his house for some time.
rostninster-elcct Costa has taken one
of the new oottnge near Wells' l'ark and
will reside in Walluk in future.
There are several applications for the
position of examiner ofchauffeurs, which
l'red Vocller is vacating today.
John A. Palmer, of Honolulu, was a
visitor to Wniluku this week. He drop
ped in on his way back from Hilo.
K. Sakai, the well known store sales
man, is going over to the Singer Sewing
Mnchine Company as a salesman,
The new cement sidewalk on Main
street is nearly finished and it i9 a splen
did accommodation for the town people.
St. Anthony's Hoys School will reopen
on September 8, and all those who wish
to be enrolled should be there on time.
O. J. Whitehead paid Wailuku a visit
this week. He reports the wenlher in
Honolulu to be very hot and uncomfort
able. Miss Kvn Robinson is back from her
neation spent in Honolulu. She says
that Honolulu is good but Maui far
The Wailuku school will open again
on September 15 and, in the meantime
the building is being painted aud re
novated. The dance given by the Mauuaolu
Seminary Alumnae last Saturday night
was well attended and was n very en
J. P. Kawaka, who stole an overcoat.
was found guilty of larceny in the second
degree, and was fined 515 by Judge Mc
Kay on Tuesday last.
Mrs. D. C. Smith, of Woomiugton,
111., arrived from the mainland on the
Lurline and will be the guest of Mrs. C.
D. Lufkiu for some time.
Contractor Hugh Howell finds that he
cannot finish the Kihei wharf job within
the contract time. He has been granted
an extension of two months.
The Maui polo players returned last
Wednesday from Honolulu. Several
parties that went down to see the games
also came back on the Mauua Kea.
E. R. Kevins, the Wailuku ' attorney,
will pay a flying visit to Honolulu next
week. He goes down on legal business
aud will come back as soon as possible.
Oahu beat Maui by a score of 7 to 2
in the polo championship of the islands,
The All-Hawaii team defeated the Pick
ed teum it: easy fashion a couple of days
The S. S. Hyades is exnected to arrive
at Kahului on Monday next. She is
bringing a cargo of general freight and
will take away canned pineapples and
The Wailuku Postoffice buildiuc is
being repaired and new steps have, been
put in. The buildinir has also been
painted and looks much better than it
Mrs. W. S. Snarks is exnected back
from the mainland on the Wilhclmina
that arrives iu Honolulu on September
2. Mr. Sparks will go to Honolulu to
meet his family.
Moses Kauhimahu was married to
Lizzie Kauhaihao on Knturilnv ienine
Moses did not long remain a batchelor
after being made free iu the divorce
court 011 l'riday last.
The schooner. Kinir Cvrus. sailed for
Sound liorts on Wcdnesdav last. She
got quick discharge of her large load of
lumoer winch was consumed to the
Kahului Railroad Company.
Miss Elizabeth MacFarland. of U
New Jersey, and Miss Smith, of Uloom
ington, IU., have arrived on Maui from
the mainland. The two young ladies
will be the guests of Mrs. C. D. Lufkin.
A number of people complain thta the
mail by the Lurline yesterday morning
should have reached Wailuku earlier.
The steamer docked early but the mail
only came along to Wailuku on 3:30
IX C Lindsay returned from Hono
lulu this week. He was in attendance
at the school commissioners' meeting
aud did some hard work Jin connectfou
witu tlic nppointment of teachers aud
J. H. Foss, engineer of the Houolua
ditch, is returning to California to take
up his duties as Professorof RiiKineerinjj
at Stanford Umversity. The water will
be turned into the new ditch within a
few weeks from now.
The Maui Glee Club will give a con
cert and dance at the Town Hall this
evening and an excellent program has
been arranged. The boys -who are leav
ing for the mainland 011 September 3,
are hoping to please the Wniluku people
before going away.
The insane leper who set fire to a
house at the Settlement last week, died
from the wound hp inflict nil 011 himself
with a knife. The man had been an 111
mate of thclcper settlement for over ten
years and was always looked upon as
Engineer llrunc, Sheriff Crowell and
Chnirmnu Kalnmn, of the board of super
visors, paid a visit to Wailau, Molokai.
011 Thursday, llrune surveyed the pro
posed road to the landing where taro
will be shipped in the near future, if the
plans go through alright.
An unto driven by n youth named
Kama came around the comer of Main
and High streets last Saturday afternoon
and ran iuto Tony Abrcu's Cadillac. The
running board of Abrcu's car wnsdamaged
but neither the driver nor the sole pas
senger received any injury.
Sheriff Crowell returned from Molokai
yesterday afternoon. lie reports that
the trouble over the stray animals that
were released from the pound, will have
to be settled by civil suit. The animals
had been captured while on the land of a
hui, and there is a row over the owner
ship of the land.
The Japanese who sued J. M. Cunuing-
ham some time ago for damage to his
automobile through a collision, and who
lost his case, was up before Judge McKay
in the police court on Monday last. He
was found guilty of running down a
Hawaiian nt Kahului and was fined $20.
Miss Seeby, a teacher at the Normal
School, Honolulu, who has been a guest
of Miss Mitchell of Paia school, Paia, for
several week's past, returned to Hono
lulu on the Mauna Kca last night. She
stayed a day in Wailuku as a guest om
Miss Edith Keola, who was a pupil of
Miss Seeby at the Normal.
W. S. Searby, of Tuunene, dropped a
uote to W. H. Field, from Plymouth,
last week. The well known plantation
man had visited Mr. Field's aged father
and reports that the old gentleman is iu
excellent health. Mr. Searby will not
be back for some months to come, as he
has a lot of business tohttcud to iu the
C. D. Luikin, Cashier of the First
National Hank of Wailuku, will reach
Honolulu on Monday morning. Mr.
Lufkin may. possibly, arrive in Wailuku
on Tuesday morning, but still might
stop over till the Mauna ICea on Wed
nesday. While on the mainland Mr.
Lufkin did a good deal of motoring in
Mr. and Mrs. G. II. Mead, of Chicago,
and party were on Maui for a week or so
lately. Tile Meads visit Hawaii frequently
mid they always make a point of coming
to Maui. Included iu the party were:
C. C. Gossin, of Boston; Miss Nora
Swanzy, of Honolulu; W. I. Thomas, of
Chicago; Miss G. Cross, of Honolulu and
Mr. and Mrs. Charles' F. Harding, of
Three youngsters, who are under age
and must be treated as juveniles, were
up before Judge Kingsbury yesterday
morning. The lads, who were proved to
be shiftless were committed to the Hoys'
Industrial School on Oahu. One of
them, C. Fook, said he would rather be
11 jail than anywhere. The other two,
George Hoo aud Charles Punahou were
equally indifferent as to their fate.
The Chinese lad, C. Fook, who has
been tried iu several places aud found
wanting, is once more in the hands of
the police. He was returned from Judge
Conradt as being too lazy for anything.
Then he was handed over, as a juvenile,
to a police officer to take care of. The
lad used some threatening language aud
is now iu jail. He is too old to he sent
to the Reform School and what to do
with him is a problem.
O. J. WIIITEIIEAD-Honolulu
is very hot just now and the cool
breezes of Maui are much appre
ciated by mo.
CIIAltLES COLLINS The sim
ple life for mine. Pineapples and
pumpkins, that's the dope.
BEN WILLIAMS I think I will
practise up my tennis and bo ready
to beat some of the Honolulu fel
lows next August.
W I L L CHILLING WORTH
Honolulu looked good to mo and I
met most of my old friends. Broth
er Henry is expected back from the
mainland soon. He has been play
ing ball with Green's outfit.
W. II. FIELD There are several
parties thinking of making the
Ilaleakala trip and the tourist busi
ness is picking up n bit.
II. B. WELLER I missed the
polo for the first time in years.
was not feeling very well and would
have liked to have gone down to
Honolulu but could not manage it
W. L. WEST (by proxy) I
hope tho Kahuluis win tomorrow.
Thoy would if 1 wero only there to
There was some excitement down
011 Market street yesterday morning,
when a police ollicer noticed a little
girl of about three years of age lying
on the sidewalk in front of the
butcher's shop. Tho child, who
could only lisp a few words in Chi
nese, could not tell who she was or
where her parents were. A crowd
gathered aud the baby was ques
tioned as to where her mother was,
and as to where she lived. There
was no intelligible answer, however,
and as the child appeared to be
hungry, the police officer took her
to the deputy sheriff's office.
The little 0110 was given some
thing to eat at the police station,
and a hunt was made for someone
who know who she was. No one in
Wailuku seemed to know the child,
Telegraph News of the Wee
SIIEItBROOKE, Aug. 2S.
closely as they fear ho may be kidnapped.
GENOA, Aug. 28. Porter Carlton has arrived hero and will
stand his trial for murder of his wife.
VERA CRUZ, Aug. 28. Rear Admiral Fletcher announces that
the battleship Louisiana is aground here.
TOKIO, Aug. 28. Over 15,000 houses are flooded here and many
lives have been lost.
NEW YORK, Aug. 28. The huge steamer, Imperator, caught liro
in tho storeroom and $150,000 damage was done. Tho second officer
was smothered while fighting tho flames.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28. lluerta has replied to the President's
message, and declares his intention of not running for president. He
withdraws request for exchange of ambassadors.
Lind has been advised by Wilson to return to Mexico City if he
thinks it necessary.
Tho House Caucus agreed to adopt the administration's Currency
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug '2.7. W. G Irwin has purchased the
Carolan property at Hillsborough in order to be near his daughter.
3 Commencing now, and to be in effect until
m further notice, we will pay Parcel Post charges
J on all shoes ordered by mail.
J This will place you on an equal footing with
3 the local customer who enjoys Free Delivery
m and in effect, will bring our Big Shoe Store
? right to your door.
s The Manufacturer's Shoe Co., Ltd. g
3 P. O. Box 469 HONOLULU 1 05 1 Fort St. 3
aud the deputy Bheriff was at his
wit's end as to what to do.
In the afternoon tho police officer
on duty at Market street noticed a
woman hunting high and low for
something, lie guessed it might
bo tho mother of the child and ac
costed her. Jt was the mother, and
she was delighted to hear that her
child was safe. It appears that the
woman had entered a store to do
some sewing and to buy somo arti
cles, and that the child was left
playing with tho storekeeper's chil
dren. In some way it wandered off
and, becoming tired, laid down on
tho sidewalk to have a rest. It was
a happy reunion and tho baby,
which turned out to be part-Chinese,
lisped some Chinese words to
its mother. Tho talk was about th e
good kaukau she had partaken of at
tho police station.
Notice is hereby given that sealed
tenders will be received at the office of
the County Clerk, County of Maui,
Territory of Hawaii, up to 10 o'clock A.
Thaw's attorneys are guarding him
P. S. Naturally, we must expect
customers to pay charges on re
turned or exchanged shoes.
M. Saturday, September 13th, 1913 for
the construction of a road across West
Kuinha Gulch iu the Pauwela-Ktilaha
Homestead Tract, in Hamakualoa, Dis
trict of Makawao, County of Maui.
Plans and Specifications may be had
at the office of the County Clerk of said
Comity of Maul upon n deposit oT (5.00)
The Hoard of Supervisors reserves the
right to reject any aud nil bids.
Hy Order of the Hoard of Supervisors
With and for the County of Mmii.
Wm. FRED KAA15,
County Clerk, County of Maui.
Aug. 30, Sept. 6.
In excellent condition. Kor
particulars inquire of
C. G. LIVINGSTON
Will prepare plans and specifica
tions for building of every descrip
tion. Will superintend construc
tion vfirk any where in the islands.
Trices Reasonable and Satisfaction
FORT STREET HONOLULU