Newspaper Page Text
THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1914.
Because the price of opium had
advanced until he was no longer
able to earn sufficient money to
satisfy his cravings for the drug,
Ah Ging, a Chinese laborer on the
Wailuku Sugar Company's planta
tion at Waikapu, hanged himself
in an nlgaroba grove between Wai
kapu and Puunene. The suicide
was committed probably on the
15th of April, but the body was
not discovered until last Sundav.
a mouth later. A Japanese bee
man, forced from his course by a
swollen stream, made the gruesome
discovery, and reported it to the
police. When found decomposition
was nearly complete, and it was
only through the hat and coat that
identification was finally establish
ed. Thedeadman vasabout45years
of age. His friends in the Chinese
conimunily state that he had been
despondent over the prohibitive
cost of opium, and have no doubt
that this was the cause of his des
Herbert Hutchins, a farmer at
Kuhha, last Saturday started his
Japanese, Takahara, to Wailuku
with a wagon load of pineapples to
sell. He also supplied him with
$5 in change. Takahara sold the
pines, all right, but instead of re
turning home he proceeded to cele
brate on the $12.50 proceeds. He
turned the team and wagon over to
a drunken Hawaiian, who drove
them to Paia and there abandoned
them to to their own devices. Ta
kahara finally landed in jail, and
on Monday morning he pleaded
guilty before Judge McKay to em
bezzlement and was fined $40. His
friend paid the fine, but Hutchins
succeeded in getting back but $4.50
of his original investment.
County Treasurer Baldwin on
Thursday received from the Terri
torial treasurer $62,406, the coun
ty's portion of the first half of the
tax collections which have thus far
come in. Something like $20,000
more is expected about the first of
The receipt of the money has re
lieved the stringency in county
financial circles very materially.
Of this amount received, $42,700
is to go out immediately to take up
registered warrants.Treasurer Bald
win has published a notice of his
readiness to take up these warrants
' and of the fact that interest will
not be paid on any after the 28th
i list .
Jailed for Contempt of Court.
Chung Lung, a rice planter of
Keanae, came overland to Wailuku
on Wednesday in order to answer
summons for contempt before Judge
Kingsbury. Heis now in jailserving
a3uionths sentence imposed by the
court. Chung's contempt consisted
in his having neglected to pay his
Hawaiian wife $25 per month tem
porary urtJbiyi while her libel for
divorce from him is pending, as he
has been ordered to do. He may
be given a chance to purge himself
and obtain his freedom about June
Exceptionally clever is the May
number of the "Oalninn," just is
sued. It is the work of the mem
bers of the Punahou Academy jun
ior class, and bears evidence of a
great amount of pains being spent
upon it. Among the contributors
to this number is a Wailuku girl.
Miss Cleo Case, who tells two hum
orous stories in very good verse.
Goethe supplies the theme for the
first, which is entitled "Schnei
der's Version of Goethe's 'Hermann
und Dorothea,' " but the second is
entirely local in setting, and authen
tic in details. It is entitled "Three
prii Fools," and tells of a comical
April Fool stunt worked with the
assistance of a friendly guardian of
the law, which neatly turned the
tables on three practical jokers.
The married of Miss Dolly Foucr-
peil, on last Saturday evening, to
Mr. Joseph B. Medeiros, Jr., was
the occasion of a very largo number
of friends of the young people gath
ering at the home of the bride's
parents in Kihei to witness the
ceremony, i lie undo is the (laugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Feuer-
peil. The invited guests .represented
all sections of Maui. The ceremony,
at G o'clock, was performed by the
Rev- Father Justin, and was fol
lowed by an elaborate wedding
On Sunday following, some 150
or 200 guests partook of a splendidly
appointed limit given at the- Fcucr-
peil home at 2 o'clock in the after
noon. This affair was both in
honor of the young bridal couple.
and in celebration of the 50th birth
day of the bride's father. It was
unanimously voted to have been one
of the most pleasant affairs of the
kind to be given in Maui for a long
Mr. and Mrs. Medeiros have gone
to housekeeping in Wailuku.
Pretty Home Wedding.
A very pretty, but quiet home
wedding was that of Miss Laura
Ambler and Mr. Andrew Ander
sen, which took place last Saturday
afternoon, at the home of the
bride's aunt, Mrs. George Trimble,
of the Wailuku Hotel. Mr. Ander
sen is connected with the First Na
tional Bank of Wailuku, and both
he and his bride have a wide cir
cle of friends in Wailuku and
The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. J. Charles Villiets, rector
of the Church of the Good She
pherd, in the presence of a few in
timate friends. After the marriage,
a dainty repast was served, follow
ing which the happy young couple
left by the Claudine for a brief
honeymoon trip to Honolulu.
Maui Prisoner Paroled.
William Lloyd Mossman, con
victcd in the Second Circuit Cpurt
on April 5th, 1913, of burglary, and
sentenced to not less than 2Vz years
nor more than 7 years in tho peni
tentiary, was released last week on
parole. Governor Pinkham com
muted the minimum sentenco to
one year, thus making it possible
for him to be paroled immediately.
Fined For Beating Wife.
Ah Lau, a poi man of Wailuku,
bent his wife, and struck another
woman who attempted to interfere,
and landed in jail as a consequence.
His wife, who is a Hawaiian, pre
ferred the charge against him. The
case ivas tried on Tuesday in the
district court, and tho accused found
guilty and fined $10. Mrs. Ah Lau
has declared her intention of seeli
ng a divorce.
Government Lands on Maui,
The total area of arable govern
ment lands still remaining on Maui,
is 47S9.G9 acres, according to the
statement made by Governor
Pinkhatn in his address last Satur
day night. Of this amount there arc
1795.31 acres of cano lands under
lease, and 1990.13 acres of cane
land not leased. Rice and taro
lands totaling 125 acres arc under
lease, and there are 879 acres of
other agricultural lands leased.
There are in homesteads already
surveyed, but not taken up, and in
partly agricultural lands a total of
Osmer Gets an Auto.
J. L. Osmer, chief sanitary in
spector, is the proud possessor of a
new Ford runabout, furnished him
by the Maui Shippers' Wharf Com
mittee. The committee is compos
ed of H. B. Penhallow, F. F. Bald
win, D. C. Lindsay and William
Walsh, and the auto was furnished
in order that the representative of
the Territorial health department
may more easily and effectively
cover the wide stretch of country
in connection with his duty.
Death of Infant.
The infant child of Mr. and
Mrs. George N. Weight, died at
5 o'clock, Thursday evening. The
funeral took place at 10 Friday
morning from the Church of the
Good Shepherd, interment being in
the Wailuku cemetery.
CARD OF THANKS.
Mr. and Mrs. William Feuerpeil
take this means of thanking their
friends for their many evidences of
good will expressed on the occa
sion of the marriage of their
daughter, Dolly, to Mr. Joseph
B. Medeiros, on Saturday evening,
Kanuiaua Wine is a product of the
"I!ig Island," and is ahsohitely pure. J.
G. Serrao is the wine expert of Hilo and
his winery is famous all over the gioup.
Kaumaun Wine may he ohtained from
all dealers, or direct from the winery.
The Woman's Guild of the Church
of tho Good Shepherd will meet
with Mrs. G. A. Hansen, Wailuku,
on Tuesday, May 2Gth, at 2:30 p
Mrs. John Venhuizen and chil
dren of Haiku, are spending i
couple of months at the Cain) One
beach house with Mrs. Venhuizen':
brother, Mr. Robert Hughes of Puu
The Maunaolu Seminary girls are
practicing on a pretty Operetta
which will bo presented to tho pub
lie on tho evening of June G.
During his visit to Maui, Gover
nor Pinkham was tho dinner guest
on Saturday evening of Judge and
Mrs. Sclden B. Kingsbury.
William Feuerpeil, for tho past
eight or nine years the popular po
lice ollicer at Kihei, has resigned
his position and is moving his fam
ily to Wailuku.
Arthur Baldwin, of Cleveland,
Ohio, who is visiting his mother,
Mrs. II. P. Baldwin, at Maluhia, is
taking great deal of interest in polo
Ho is to play for tho Maui team
this afternoon, against Oahu.
Twenty-six new members admit
ted to to tho Gymnasium this week,
brings tho membership of that popu
lar institution up to 205.
invitations are out lor tno mar
riage of Mr. Tom Tin Chong and
Miss Wong N.gan-lloy, which is to
take place at Kahului tomorrow
afternoon. The ceremony is to be
performed by tho Rev.. Mr-. Harris
CAUD OV THANKS.
At a meeting held of tho Sub
committee of the Maui Democratic
County Committee, it was unan
mously voted to tender through the
press, its sincere thanks to the la
dies, committees, corporations, and
the general public, who contributed
generously to the success of the re
ception to the Honorable L.E.Pilik-
lam, Governor of the Territory of
Hawaii, upon the occasion of the
opening of tho plebiscite campaign
at Wailuku, on Saturday, May 1G,
1914, and at Lahaina, on Monday,
May 18, 191 1.
May 19, 1914.
Dr. J. JI. Raymond,
Morris K. Kcohokalole,
LODGE NO. KNIGHTS
Regular meetings will be held nt the
Knights of Pythias Hall, Wailuku, on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each
All visiting members are cordially in
vited to attend
J. T. PANTOM, C. C.
A. C. RATTRAY, K. R. & S.
Notice of Annual Meeting.
The annual meeting of the stockhold
ersofthc Kaupaknlua Wiue & Liquor
Company, Limited, will be held at the
Winery in Kaupakalua, on Saturday,
May 30, 1914, nt 16 o'clock a, m.
Mny 1 6, 23.
Treasurer's Oflicc, County of Maui.
Notice is hereby given that Regis
tered Warrants, General Fund,
Numbers 400 to 1053 inclusive, and
Registered Warrants, Impiovcment
'"und, Numbers 1 to 20 inclusive.and
Registered Warrants, School Fund,
Numbers 1 to 35 inclusive will bo
titiwl mi llu. Ofilli dnv nf Mav. 191 1.
after which date said Warrants will
cease to draw interest.
L. M. BALDWIN,
Treasurer, County of Maui.
May 21st, 1914.
IN TIJK ClltCUIT COURT, OKTHK SKC
ONI) CIHCUIT, TKUHITOUY OK HA
WAII. In Probate At Chambers.
In the Mntter of the P.stnle of LAIIIS-
LA KAIM1NA, Late of Wailuku, Maui,
Ordur 01' Nonas op Hrarikc Peti
tion l'OR PltOUATH 01' WlU,
A Document, purporting to be the
Last Will nnd Testnment of Lahela
Knlmlna, late of Wailuku, Mnui, de
ceased, having on the 12th day of May,
A. I). 1914, been presented to said Pro
bate Court, nnd n Petition for Probate
thereof, praying for the issuance of Let
ters Testamentary to Adrian P.. Keanu,
having been filed by Mary Green-Murphy.
It is Ordered, that Monday, the 22nd
day of June, A. D. 1914, at 10 o'clock
A. M., of snid day, nt the Court Room of
said Court at Lahaina, County of Maui
be and the same is hereby appointed the
time and place for proving said Will and
hearing said application.
It is Purther Ordered, that notice
thereof be given, by publication once n
week for three successive weeks in the
MAUI Nuws, a weekly newspaper, print
ed and oublishcd iu Wailuku, Maui, the
last publication to be not less than ten
days previous to the time therein ap
pointed for hearing.
Dated Wailuku, Mnui, May 12, 1914.
(Sd) S. II. KINGSBURY,
Judge of the Circuit Court of the Second
(Sd) EDMUND H. HART,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Second
May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 1914.
In the Circuit Court of the Second
Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
At Chambers In Divorce.
KATSUKO IWAMOTO, Libellant,
vs. ONOKICIII IWAMOTO, Li-
Maui Racing Association
SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1914.
No. 1 JAPANESE OWNED HORSES, running race, Vz
mile dash; first prize $ 75
second prize 25
No. 2 FREE EOR ALL, running race, Vz miledash; purse. 200
No. 3 TROTTING and PACING, 2:15 class, mile heats,
best three out of five; purse 300
No. 4 HAWAIIAN BRED, running race, Vz mile dash;
No. 5 PONY RACE, Vz mile dash, free for all.Ponies 14:3
and under, purse 100
No. 6--FREE EOR ALL, running race, Vz mile dash, 2
years old; purse. 500
No. 7 HAWAIIAN BRED, running race, 5& mile dash,
No. 8 FREE FOR ALL, Trotting and Pacing, 1 mile heats;
best three out of five, purse 500
No. 9 FREE FOR ALL, running race, 1 mile dash, purse 250
Ltni',1. i on DivoiioE.
Territory of Hawaii:
To Onokiehi Iwamoto, Libcllec.
You are hereby notified that the
above entitled suit, the same being
for a divorce from you on the
grounds of non-support, is now
pending in the abovo entitled Com t,
and that the same will be heard and
determined on Thursday, tho 30th
day of July, 1914, at 10 o'clock in
the forenoon of said day, or as soon
thereafter as may be, by tho Judge
of said Court, sitting at Chambers.
Dated at Wailuku, Maui,May2l,
(Seal) EDMUND H. HART,
Attorney for Libellanl.
May 23, 30, June G, 13,20,27,1914.
In the Circuit Court of the Second
Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
Notice of Drawing of Grand and
Noticc is hereby given that the
drawing of Grand and Trial Jurors
to serve and act as such during the
June 1914 Term of tho Circuit
Court, of the Second Circuit, Terri
tory of Hawaii, will take place in
the Court Room of said Court, at
Wailuku, Island and County of
Maui, Territory of Hawaii, on Mon
day, the 1st day of June, A. D.
1914, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon
of said day.
(Sd.) S. B. KINGSBURY,
Judge of tho Corcuit Court of the
Second Circuit.Territory of Hawaii.
(Sd.) EDMUND II. HART,
Clerk, Circuit Court of tho Second
May 23, 30, 1914.