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'What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
If you wish Prosperity
Advertise in the News
WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1913.
DOCTOR WITH ALLEGE
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Horrible Assault Case Ends With
One Year Sentence Was
Judge McKay sentenced Antone
Pnlu to one year in jail last Wed
nesday morning. The young man,
who is twenty years of age, bears
an unsavory record, and it is only
by luck that he is not now facing
a charge of murder, or manslaugh
ter, at least.
Antone has served jail sentences
for assault before the present oc
casion and, last year, he got nine
months for beating up his father.
Previously to that assault he had
threatened to shoot his parent. In
fact, the young man appears to be
one of the kind that become abso
lutely irresponsible when he takes
a few drinks.
The assault for which Antone is
now serving one year in jail, was
a particularily horrible one and the
victim is now in such a state that
his brain is affected and he cannot
even walk without assistance. The
assault which nearly entered the
murder class was committed at
Waiehu where a number of(Hawaii
ans were having what is called a
"good time." The convicted man
attacked the old native and, not
content with felling him with a
terrible blow-on the face, finished
the job by jumping up and down
on the victim's face with his heavy
The half-crazed Antone was
pulled off the unfortunate man and
then it was seen that the latter was
in a bad way. The police were
summoned and while the old native
went to the hospital, the brutal
Antone was taken to jail.
The victim of the assault was for
two weeks unconscious in the
hospital, and is now only a wreck
of his former self. One eye is de
stroyed and the bones surrounding
the optic are crushed into the cheek.
There is still a possibility that the
old man may never recover from
the injuries he received and that
he may die long before his time,
owing to the beating that he sus
tained. Banker Back
C. D. Lufkin, the well known
Wailuku banker, returned from a
living trip to the mainland, on
Tuesday last. Mr. Lufkin made
the round trip on the Siberia and
consequently, only had ten days in
California, However, with his usual
dash, he managed to do a lot of
business and also see a good deal of
"I did not see any symptoms of
panic in the financial world or
among the commercial interests,"
replied Mr. Lufkin to a question.
' 'In fact the wool people were the
only ones who said much. Free
wool will hurt many of the sheep
raisers, and tho wool growers in
Australia will benefit by the change
in the tariff.
If r ....
Money is tignt. sua som
bankers are willing enough to aifl
vanco on legitimate lines, wltlle
other financial institutions arq Canary
of doing so." y
Mr. Lufkin says that it 4as hot
whilo ho was on the mainlAnd al-
though, on tho whole, hocpcrioncd
decent enough weather
Kahului Nine Will Have to Settle
With Stars Tomorrow On the
Tatiului beat Puunene, score, 16 to 4
STANDING Or THE TEAMS.
P. W. L.
St'rs 7 - 5 ' 2
Kuiiului 7 5 2
Puunene 8 4 4
By a score of 16 to 4, the Kahu
lui ball team wiped out the preten
sions of the Puunene outfit as re
gards the championship of the
second series of the Maui baseball
league. The defeat of the planta
tion players was a bad one, and the
Kahuluis toward the finish, simply
did as they liked with their oppon
ents. The Stars and the Kahuluis
are now tied for the championship
of the second series and, should
the Kahuluis win tomorrow they
will be the Maui champions, as
they have already won the cham
pionship of the first series. Should
the Stars win tomorrow, they and
the Kahuluis will have to play off
a special series of two out of three
games, in order to decide which
team can claim the final honors.
There was a fair sized crowd
(Continued on page 5)
At the special meeting of the
Maui Chamber of Commerce that
was held on Thursday afternoon,
F. F. Baldwin presided, and there
was a good gathering of members.
The meeting was called to discuss
the proposition of Maui being repre
sented at the annual convention of
civic bodies in Honolulu. The con
vention is to last from September
20 to 23, inclusive.
J. J. Walsh read extracts from
the minutes of a meeting held in
Honolulu and told of the objects of
the convention.. Papers on "The
Tourist and Tourist Travel;"
"Roads' and "Transportation,"
were needed for reading befoic the'
W. II. Field was reported as hav
ing agreed to attend the convention
and to having consented to preptfro
a paper on tho first mentioned, sub
ject tourists. Captain E. IP. Park
er is down for a paper on yansport-
ation ana liugli UQffeu may
be on tho list.
It was decided toiuavo the
tary write each mamber and inform
them that papfjalm tho subjects
alluded to worjldW in order, and
that theso papers should be sent to
tho board, of trustees so that that
body wouldknow what tho papers
A committee of ten with power
to add to was named by tho prnsi
aunt to go to Honolulu for the con
tention, Tho names aro as follow:
5I D. II. Case, It. A. Wadsworth, J.
J. Walsh, L. von Tempsky, W. II.
Field, Captain E. II. Parker, Hugh
Howell, Alfred Ilayselden, William
Jlenning and Judgo Kingsbury.
There will bo another meeting of
tho board of trustees on Thursday
Sanchez Affair Causes Trouble Much Talk Over
Building of Territorial Wharf on Federal Property
Hawaiian Singers Leave For Coast.
HONOLULU, Sept. 5. Speaking
of Pinkham, but were wo speaking
of him? However, everybody is,
and wo may as well consider his
chances again, now that Johnny
Wilson is home from the firing lino.
Wilson says that when he left
Washington Pinkham 's chances had
gone glimmering. Sumner Paxon,
who returned home with a brand
new bride, says that when ho was
in Washington it looked more like
Watson than Pinkham, and now
we read that all of the protests and
inflamablc talk that has been put
in writing and forwarded to the
president, is to bo handed Mr.
Pinkham to read, ponder and in
wardly digest. Knowing him, as
some people hero do, thei'o is a be
lief that he will express his opinion
of tho people who do not agree with
him ; the people who dare say lie is
not what he says he is: A citizen
of tho territory. When 1 last saw
Pinkham he was peeved and it is
said that was, and is, his normal
The burning of the dredger Mon
day night entailed a severe loss on
the company that has had nothing
but losses in the building of the
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baldwin left
for Honolulu on a special steamer
from Lahaina on Thursday evening.
The Claudino was wirelessed for and
she made, a quick trip to Maui. Mr.
Baldwin is hurrying to catch the
Sonoma at Honolulu, for San Fran
ciscp. Tho causo of the hurry is
thepicalth of Jared Baldwin, son of
the M. A. Co. manager. A cable
was received saying that young
Baldwin had to undergo a serious
operation and that tho presence of
ol Jiis parents was advisable.
Jared Baldwin only went back to
the mainland college last month,
and tho news of his illness comes as
a shock to his parents and friends.
It is some car trouble that is caus
ing tho operation to bo performed,
and the doctors would rather have
Mr. Baldwin present.
Tho Oceanic steamer Sonoma was
duo to arrive at Honolulu from
Sydney yesterday, and to leave for
the mainland the same day.
County Engineer Bruno returned
from Molokai on Tuesday last, and
ho reports that tho new taro land
at Wailau will soon bo all under
cultivalion. There arc ninety acres
of fine taro land, and thoro is an
abundance of water also. A com
pany headed by Alika Dowsctt will
cultivate tho land and J. Collin3
will bo in charge of operations. It
dry dock. Almost from tho begin
ning there has been something
wrong and it ended last night with
tho burning of that valuable piece
of property. It seems like a total
loss and 1 understand there will be
no attempt to rebuild it.
There is something mysterious in
the action of police and lawyers in
tho Sanchez case. Just how much
money the young man has, or nan
get, is not stated, but it appears
now that he has changed his mind
about going back of his own free
will even though the bride of a cou
ple of weeks has expressed a deter
mination to go. Tho afternoon
paper the other day published what
purported to bo an interview with
McDufiie in which the big chief is
quoted as denouncing tho police and
jailers for communicating with law
yers for Sanchez. Today he said it
was not true; that he had nothing
to say against the officials and, in
fact, denied the interview alto
gether. Looks bad for somebody
and it does not seem as though
there is a comeback.
dr. men HACK.
Dr. Milton W. Rice, once a
practitioner in Hilo, returned to
(Continued 011 page 5.).
is figured that a big crop of the
edible root will be raised, and that
not only the Molokai Settlement
but outside people will able to get
plenty of taro in the near future.
The new road that is to be con
structed from tho taro patches to
the landing will bo started at once.
There is only a stretch of 500 feet
to build and then the transport
ation of tho taro will be easy. A
derrick will bo provided and, as
there is a small shelter cove, the
shipping of the taro will bo attend
ed with no great difficulty.
Bruno also visited Kaunakakai
where the pipeline that bring water
from a waterhead seven miles away
in the mountains, is nearly com
pleted. In a' month from now
water will flowing through the pipe
line and Kaunakakai people will be
well provided with the precious
Work on the preliminary survey
for the further dredging and deep
ening of Kahului harbor started
last Tuesday. A staff of engineers
will do the necessary work, and
then turn in their reports to the
U. S. Kngineer's office in Hono
lulu. After these repprts are
made, another survey will be made
and from that survey, plans and
specifications will be drafted and
then bids will be called for
George 1. Whittemore is
engineer in charge and he has with
him, Messrs Black and Perry, en
gineers and A. K. Shepherd, chief
clerk, of the U. S. office, Honolulu.
The preliminary work will take
about three weeks and then the
next survey will be begun as soon
as the reports are adopted by
Major Wooten, the resident engineer.
Porto Rican Explains Thefts By Say
ing He Found Articles
"lie finds everything on the
road. lie has found the most im
possible articles on the city streets.
I never saw such a man for dis
covering things of value out-of-doors.
He once even found a
trunk full of clothes on a road.
He is the limit!"
Thus police court prosecutor
Crockett, in the courtroom, on
Wednesday morning, when he was
conducting a case against Juan
Garcia, who was charged with
stealing a gold mounted brooch
from Miss Rose Simersoii, of Wai
luku. Garcia seems to be incorrigible,
and he told a peculiar story to
Judge McKay when trying to ex
plain how it was that he attempted
to sell the stolen property to several
people. He declared that he found
the brooch on the road near the
soda works. Then he tried to sell
the jewelry to a Japanese barber,
but that artist would have nothing
to do with the proposition. Even
tually, Garcia says, he sold the
brooch to a strange Japanese whom
he had never seen before and whom
he would not know even if he saw
This story was too thin to go
down with Judge McKay so he
found the defendant guilty and
sentenced him to one year in jail.
There were many previous con
victions against the accused and,
in every case, he had declared that
he found the stolen articles "on
the road." Juan, will, for the
next twelve months, have an
opportunity of searching for lost
goods along the roads in company
with a bunch of prisoners.
There was a sensational attempt
to murder a woman at Haiku on
Thursday last. It is alleged that
T. W. Ferguson, a homesteader,
fired a revolver at a Porto ltican
woman, but missed his mark. Be
fore ho could fire a second shot, the
woman claims she rushed him and,
after throwing him down, tore the
weapon from liis grasp.
Tho police were at once notified
and a warrant for tho arrest of Fer
guson, on a charge of attempt to
murder, was issued.
Tho whole story hinges upon tho
fact that Ferguson had a young
Porto ltican girl working for him at
his homestead. The girl's mother
objected to her being thero and,
on Thursday morning, called at
Ferguson's place to sec her daugh
ter and take her away.
Upon arrival at tho homestead
tho mother was met by Ferguson,
who declared that tho girl did not
wish to see her mother.
The mother insisted upon inter
viewing her daughter and then the
Tho woman swears that her
daughter called out to Ferguson to
get a gun, at tho samo time hand
ing the man a revolver. Ferguson,
it is alleged, thon pointed tho gun
at tho woman and pulled tho trig
ger. Beforo the man could do anything
more tho Porto ltican woman
charged him and soon had him by
tho whiskers. The gun was taken
from him and his face was rubbed
into tho earth.
Ferguson is a small specimen of a
man and nothing liko a match for
tho woman, who did as she liked
It is expected that Ferguson will
bo under arrest somo time today.
Japanese Loses Right Hand and
Eye While Dynamiting Fish
Another maimed man is walking
around, and all through the use of
"giant powder." The unfortunate
isa Japanese named Ishi Uichi.and he
is now minus his right hand and is
also blind in his right eye. The
man admits that ho held on to a
stick of dynamito too long, and that
ho was thrown to tho ground when
the stick exploded.
Ho remembered nothing more,
but tho doctor who attended him at
Dr. Soga's Pain hospital says that
the man was brought to him on the
afternoon of August 21, and that ho
found him to be in a dangerous
From what tho police have been
able to discover, the Japanese and
several companions went beach
fishing, just above the Searby beach
house. Instead of lines or nets,
they took along some "giant pow
der." The other men threw some sticks
into schools of fish and killed many
of tho finny ones. Then Ishi tried
his luck. It was "out" for sure,
as the first stick he handled went
off in iiis hand and the rest was a
blank to him. When ho awoke in
tho hospital ho found that his right
hand was gone from the wrist and
that his right, eye was blinded.
Tho police got on to the
story through the efforts of deputy
sheriff Fcrreirn who was tracing up
a theft of about a dozen sticks of
dynamite from the Camp One, Puu
nene, powder magazine.
It was reported to the deputy that
somo dynamite and caps were
missing, and ho started on a still
hunt for tho thieves. Hearing of
the maimed man, tho deputy put
two and two together, and quickly
got an admission from the' injured
Japanese that he had used a stick for
fishing at tho beach. Further in
vestigation led to another Japanese
and he, when questioned, said that
somo more sticks were hidden near
his homo. A search revealed the
fact that three sticks of powder were
located in an outhouse. The man
was arrested and 'charged with tho
Tho powder was kept in a box
car and, sometime beforo the day of
tho accident, the car had been
broken into and tho caps and dyna
mites were stolen. As soon as tho
injured man is able to attend court
the case will bo tried.
Quite a number of accidents have
occurred lately through small boys
falling from trees while in search
of the delicious mango or the tooth
some alligator pear. One little
Japanese boy died from fracture of
the skull, sustained from a fall last
week. He never regained cons
ciousness. This week, two lads of tender
years, have been taken to the
Malulani Hospital for treatment.
Both the lads fell from pear trees
and sustained fractured skulls.
Their cases are serious and they
will have a hard job to pull through.
Dr. Osmers thinks that the par
ents of chidren should keep close
watch on their offspring so as to
prevent similar accidents in future.