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TIIK MAUI XKWS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1913.
Sugar or Salt
Which Was It?
compliance to your request
that I pen you a few lines in reply
to certain remarkable discoveries
made by your Honolulu correspond
ent on information, I surmise,
gratuitously furnished him for the
edification of the Maui reading
public by Captain Macatilay (now
Pilot Macaulay, no relation how
ever of the great historian of that
name), that in my anxiety during
1889 to obtain important news for
the P. C. Advertiser of which the
late lamanted II. M. Whitney was
Editor-in-Chief, I took to the office
from the vivacious captain a bundle
containing salt instead of refined
sugar from Col. Spaulding's Mill
at Kealia, Kauai.
That sounded very nice, and I
hate even now, to denounce the
assertion as a mere hallucination
which in a moment of ecstacy
somewhat turned the mind of the
good old salt. It is news to me,
for I must admit that my memory
lapses into a vacuum on that salty
I joined the Kveniug Bulletin as
water-front reporter in 1882, and
several months later I was honored
with a similar position on the P.
C. Advertiser of which lie Hon.
Walter M. Gibson was proprietor
and editor. When I severed my con
nections with the reportorial staff
of the Advertiser during 1893, I was
never confronted with such an ns
tounding story as appeared in your
last Saturday's issue.
However it afforded amusement
to some of my friends, and I am
sorry now to rob them of the un
alloyed pleasures of believing such
a wonderful creation of a master
mariner's mind, altho sea-faring
men are noted narrators of fish
stories. As to what your worthy corres
pondent learned from the very lips
of the late Bristish Minister J. Hay
Wodehouse with regards to the gasoline-tank
story connected with the
late Robert W. Wilcox, I would
not accept that source as authority.
It was never denied before, because
few placed any credence in it.
Many tiow high in government
service were members of Wilcox's
famous band of about one hundred
men, and their statements should
take precdence. I must congratulate
your correspondent for the acquisi
tion of so much history of those
Yours Very Truly,
J AS. N. K. KKOI.A
Some one has called the carbure
tor the lungs of the automobile.
Certainly there is no more vital
mechanism in a motor car than the
small device which breathes in the
air and vaporized gasoline and
feeds it to the engine in properly
mixed proportions Consequently,
a car's efficiency depends very
largely on the efficiency of the car
buretor. The Cadillac company has paid
especial attention to the subject of
scientific carburetion and the car
buretors used on their motor cars
are made by the company accord
ing to their own standards. On
the 1914 Cadillac will be found a
new feature that adds materially
to the efficiency of the carburetor.
This is an electrical heating device
which vaporizes the gasoline before
the engine is started. This makes
it possible to start on lower grades
of fuel than heretofore and will
prove a great boon, paitieulaily in
A strong argument for the keep
ing of comparative cost data by the
owners of motor trucks is made by
Rolliu W. Hutchinson, Jr. recently
appointed Truck Transportation
Engineer of the Packard Motor
"When a truck user keeps cost
statistics over a reasonable period
of time he has something tangible
to prove or disprove the claims
made by the manufacturer before
the sale. The figures will show at
a glance whether or not his pur
chase has been a profitable invest
ment or whether horses or a truck
of some other make would have
been better for his particular case-
"Figures on the operation of
trucks are interesting information
on the success of motor transporta
tion. Such data is much sought
by the man who contemplates re
volutioniz.ing his hauling system
by the installation of power pro
"in the milling business, the
motor truck has made comparative
ly little headway so far, although
conditions are often quite favorable
its proper utilization. All over
the central west and in some sections
of the cast, there are mills which
can deliver their product direct by
motor truck to the wholesaler or
One of these is the Bennett Mil
ling Company, of Geneva, Illinois,
which uses its three-ton Packard
for making deliveries over country
roads to merchants in a number of
"President Bennett states that it
costs about as much to operate
three two-horse teams as it does
h!s company's truck. The truck,
on the other hand, does the work
of five teams. Its record, as given
by Mr. Bennett, shows an operat
ing cost of $9.78 a day. In a
period of fifteen months it carried
4174.86 tons, the highest total for
a single month being 426.5 tons.
In that time the Packard covered
12,068 miles or an average of about
35 miles a day."
IN Till) UKCflT COIKT Ol- TIIK
SIXONl) p DIC'IAI. UKClTr, TI.K
KITOKY Ml- HAWAII.
At Chambers - In rrub.ite.
In the Matter of the Kstate of
MINI-RVA K. McLKAN, late of Ma
kawao, Maui, Deceased.
OkIiI u ol; NoTK'K Ol' PETITION FOR
Au.ciw wci: ok Accoi-nts. Dirri'.K-
MIMNc; 'l'UCST AND D I STK 1 IH.T-
i n; Tiii'. IN r vrr..
On Reading and l'iliiig the Petition
and accounts of Ja. I,. MeI.eati, Admi
nistrator of of Minerva K. McLean, de
ceased, wherein petitioner asks to be al
lowed 3M."3 and charged with Jfxig.cxi,
and asks that the same be examined and
approved, and that a final order be made
of Distribution of the remaing property
to the persons thereto entitled and dis
charging petitioner and sureties from
all further responsibility herein:
It is Oiden d, that Monday, the 22nd
day of December, A.D., 1913, at loo'clock
A. M., before the Judge of said Court at
Chambers at his Court Room in Wailuku,
County of Maui, he ami the same hereby
is appointed the time and place for hear
ing said Petition and Accounts, and that
all persons interested may then and there
appear and show cause, if any they have,
why the same should not be granted, and
may present evidence as to who are en
titled to said property. And that notice
of this Order be published in the ' Maim
Xkws", newspaper printed and publish
ed in Wailuku, Maui, for three succes
sive weeks, the last publication lobe not
less than two weeks previous to the time
therein appointed for said hearing.
Dated Wailuku, Maui, Nov. 13, 1913,
(Sd.) S. 11. KINOSIIVKY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
"Your Electric Stove THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WAILUKU
KDMfND II. HART,
Clerk Circuit Court of the Second
Nov. 15, 22, 29, Dec. I).
NOTICli TO CREDITORS.
In the Matter ofthe Kstate of
CHARLKS COPP, Late of Makawao,
The undersigned having been appoint
ed Executrix of the Kstate of Charles
Copp, deceased, late of Makawao, Maui,
T. II., hereby gives notice to all credi
tors of the said deceased to present their
claims, duly authenticated and with
proper vouchers, if any exist, even if the
claim is secured by mortgage upon real
estate, to her at her residence or place of
business at Kokomo, Makawao, Maui,
T. II., within six months fronijthe date
of the first publication hereof, or within
six months from the day they fall due,
and if not so presented they shall be for
ever barred, and payment thereof shall
not be made.
LOUISA V. COPP,
Executrix o-f the Estate of Charles
Dated at Kokoino, Makawao, Maui,
November 1 , 1913.
Nov. 15, 22, 29, Dec, 6, '13.
To Prospective Builders
Will prepare plans and specifica
tions fur building of every descrip
tion. Will superintend construc
tion work anywhere in the islands.
Trices Reasonable and Satisfaction
kout sti:ki-:t Honolulu
Shall We Deliver It Today, or
At the new 10 cent rate,
one Wailuku family did liy electri
city all its cooking, lighting, laundry-washing,
ironing, healing, and
operation of iv small motor, for the
entire month of October, 11113,
Fop Exactly $7.90
with a croat saying of food, time,
health and wear and tear of clothing.
Another Wailuku family using an
HI Cooko on its electric lighting J
meter, ran up in the same month a
large bill of $2.-10 for electricity.
Isn't that wicked extravagance!
Now Men, Equip your
Homes as well as you do
your most economically
run Factories. Don't make
the women (of any class)
drudge a!onr in the same
ful way, while these perfect
ed electrical stoves, machinery and
devices are tapping on your
shoulders, begging for an opportu
nity to do your cooking, washing,
wringing, ironing; to wash and dry
dishes, clean floors, run sewing
machines, turn ice-cream freezers
and do a few other odd jobs.
Begin with El Cooko to
day. Costs only $30 com
plete with aluminium pans and
utensils. Cuts off its own
Current as soon as proper cook
ing beat is reached. Don't delay.
Order this morning. Second
shipment already sold out; but we
are making up a cable order for
Island Electric Co.,
LODGE MAUI, No. 98-, A. F. t A. M
Stated meetings will be held at
Masonic Hall, Kahului, on the first
Saturday night of each month at
7:30 P. M.
Visiting brethren are cordially in
vited to attend.
V. V. WT.SCOATT, R. W. M.
II. K. Dl'NCAN,
ALOHA LODGE NO. 3 KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will be held at the
Knights of I'ythias Hall, Wailuku, on the
second uud fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordially in
vited to attend
W. A. SPARKS, C. C.
A .MARTINSEN, K. R. & S
And now it's near enough to
Christmas time to begin buying the
E resents which will make glad the
earls of those dear to you. Can
you conceive of a better present
practical, educational, long-lasting
than a Kodak?
There's a grand lot to choose
from, according to ycur purse
Kodaks Irom $6.00 to $85.00;
Brownies, for the younger ones,
$1.00 to $12.00: and if your rela
tive or friend already has a camera,
the present of a Kodak Film Tank
($2.50) or a Brownie Enlarging
Camera ($2.00 up) or a Portrait
Attachment (50c.) will be greatly
Tripods ($1.50 up) are very use
ful: a Ruby Lamp(25c. up) deserves
consideration; a present of a half
dozen rolls of Film would make the
recipient happy; a package of Ve
lox Postcards (20c. the dozen) or
some Velox Paper might help solve
Enlarged pictures of local inter
est make splendid presents; they
cost from 30c. to $3.00 each.
And remember we have beauti
ful art prints from 30c. to $20.00,
Photo Albums 10c. to 10.00.
C. H. COOKE, PRESIDENT R. A WADSmVORTH, VICE-PRESIDENT
D-H.CA3E.2N0VICE-PRESIDFNT CD. LUTKIN. CASHIERS MANAGER
JOAQUIN GARCIA, aetvstant cashier
Statement of Condition .liinc 150.
Ki:siriu i s
Loans & Discounts
t'nited States lUmils
Cash & Due from Hanks
Real Kstate Owned
Hanking House and Kixture-
Five Percent l'uud
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HONOLULU PHOTO SUPPLY CO.
I his wonderful car at so low a price lias now arrived
See C. J. SCHOENING & CO. expert auto
mobile repairers, for Catalogs and oliur details.
Wiiilulai. Mini;. T.
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WAILUKU HARDWARE CO.,
General Hardware, Enamclwarc, Oil Stover, Twines,
Mattings, Wall Papers, Mattresses, Etc., Etc., Etc.
COFFINS MADE AT SHORT NOTICE.
Importers St Dealers
WHOLESALE akp RETAIL
GASOLINB and IUS1IL1.AH IN II id. MS
"The Fal of lh' Land."'
livery pound of civ. 1111 is j as
touri.ed (lir.t ixot'S into the
( 1 rt i."U lie ,1 II. I T I N I
This jmstcuiiiiiLr process is only
0110 of tho essentials 1 1 1 a : rai-e Islc
tOM aliove the slaiidaiil of ordina
rily Lrood Uutter.
It has that rich. m .111 h-watei y
llavor you often l"iir for, hut sel
Absolutely pure and of a distinc
tive llavor, 1'aclicd in dut-proof
cartons. From cow to 011 no human
hand touches it.
Ask Your (Irocet Top It.
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