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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1914.
Tlic cocoiinut industry is destined
to bo a very important onu in the
Iliuriiiiiin islatuls, according to A.
Z. l'othsehild, inunngor of the I'nei
fiu Filior Company, of Honolulu,
wlio liitH been on Maui during the
past week investigiitingtho possibili
ties of .securing a new supply of
coeoantit husks. Mr. Kolhschild's
company, which has been in opera
tion for the past year or more, is
engaged in the manufacture of door
mats, brushes, and other products
from the coeoannt fiber.
"The domand for our product is
practically unlimited," declared
Mr. I'othsehild, who has been mak
ing his headquarters at thoWailuku
Hotel. "We control broad patents
which will save us from competition,
and at the picsent time are the only
concern in the United States pre
pared to do what we are doing. The
present supply of mats is either
made in , Europe, or the prepared
filler is imported."
Mr. Rothschild would like to sec
the long strip of tide land between
the Pali and Olowalu, on theLahai
na side of the Island planted to co
eoanut trees. He declares that con
ditions should be ideal at that place.
Most of this land belongs to the Ter
ritory, and is so low and salt that
at present it is practically of no
Tenuis Finals At
Unsual interest centers in the
playing of the semi-finals and finals
of the Young People's tennis mixed
doubles tournament, on the Paia
courts, today. The play will begin
at 10 o'clock, and will probably J.nsi
throughout the afterjiooiiT
At :io6ii arrangements have been
made for serving luncheon to the
plavers and guests of the club, the
following young folk being the
committee which has this import
ant feature of the day in hand: Miss
Alice Walker, Miss Rita Rosecraus,
Miss Margin et Hair, Miss Dot
Lindsay, Hobbie Murdoch, Douglas
Wells, and Sanford Walker.
McCandless Hires New Editor
John M. Bright, formerly of La-
Ki haiiiii, is now editor of Ke Aloha
Aina, L. L. .MeCandless' Hawaiian
paper. Bright succeeds 1). Kahau
lelio, leader of the l.ahui party. It
was Kahaulelio's championship of
the new party that caused McCand-les-i
to dismiss him and now the
erstwhile editor says that he will
run for delegate to beat MeCandless
unless Pahiier Woods should consent
to-be a candidate. Kahaulclio, Al
bert II arris and others are making
large claims for the strength of the
Lahuis, but in niot quarters these
claims are not taken seriously.
Dealers Clean Up
To Get New Licenses
"The fish market in Lahaina is
in belter condition than it has ever
been before," declared Chief Sani
tary Inspector Osmcrs, yesterday.
"We mado them not only clean up,
but remove all the outside stalls,
and keep their fish in screened build
ing. A number of old buildings we
have had torn down completely, as
they could not be ropaired so as to
put them in sanitary condition."
Mr. Osmers states that things are
in pretty good shapeamongthe food
product shop? and restaurants of
Maui. The owners were obliged to
to satisfy the board of health before
they could got a renewal of their
licenses, honco there has beona very
general hasto to comply with requirements.
Father Francis Stcffen, of Paia,
was elected on Wednesday night
scout commissioner for the Hoy
Scouts of Maui. He will succeed
Dr. Llan McLaren, who has re
signed. Father Francis is the
pioneer Boy scout organizer on
Maui, and for more than a year
has had n finely organized patrol
at Paia. His energy and cnthusiatn
in the work insures a bright future
for the movement all over the
The selection of Father Francis
was made at a meeting of the Maui
Scout Council, called for the pur
pose of acting upon the resignation
of Dr. McLaren, who is soon to
leave the Territory. The members
present were Capl. Whitehead,
Father Ambrose, of Puunene;
Father Athanasius, of Makawao;
Father Bruno, of Lahaina; Father
Charles, of liana, Father Francis,
of Paia; and W. F. Crockett, of
Big Returns From
Over $10,000 is reported to have
been the receipts for the series of
Japanese wrestling exhibitions, held
at Kahtilui last Saturday Sunday
and Monday. In the neighborhood
of S000 persons witnessed the work
of Taebiyama, Otori, and the other
athletes in the party from Japan.
The Japanese of the Island came
from every district, and all seemed
able to dig up to necessary $1.60 to
82.50. Tachiyania is declared to
be the most powerful man, physical
ly, of Japan today, and he hi no
dilliculty in handjiiip the most
powerful adversary that could be
-brought against him here.
The company also gave an exhi
bition on Tuesday night, before
going on to Hilo.
Crowell Loses His Pipe.
Sheriff Clem Crowell is mourn
ing the loss of his favorite pipe.
During his trip to Molokai, last
Monday, in search of the murderer
of the aged Kula Chinaman who
was killed near Kihei last week,
the launch came near capsizing in
the heavy sea, and the sheriffs
suit case containing his revolver,
pipe, and other articles was dumped
overboard. Although the lost pro
perty was of considerable value,
the pipe is the only thing that the
chief is grieving seriously about.
Just a Little Dampal Keanae
George Groves, ditch superinten
dent at Keanao, accompanied by his
daughter, were visitors in Wailuku
this week. Mr. Groves reports that
the rainfall in his section has been
somewhat heavier than usual, thus
far this year, the recorded precipita
tion since January 1st, in the Kea
nao valley being just under 200
inches. This in spite of the fact
that February was a dryer month
than usual, the rainfall during that
month being but 2.01 inches. The
rainfall in May, however, was with
in less than an inch of being o feet.
A Crater Party.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Campbell,
of Puunene; Dr. Sawyer, and Mr.
O'Connor, a guest of Dr. Sawyer
from the Coast, make up a jc lly
little party which is this week
making the trip through the crater
and back by way of Kaupo, liana,
and the ditch trail. They started
Sunday and are expected back on
Monday, From reports from vari
ous parts of the Island, they are
being favored with exceptionally
good weather, and are doubtless
having a most delightful outing.
Cecilio Bodrigucs, who entered
the house of another Porto Rican in
the Spanish camp at Puunene last
week, and pumped the householder
full of lead whilehoslept, surrender
ed himself to Sheriff Crowell on
Sunday morning, and is now in jail
awaiting trial for his assault. Adol
fo, the wounded man, who got a
bullet through his scalp, another
through' his shoulder, and a third
flesh wound on the abdomen, will
The would-be-assassin in escaping
from the house after the shooting,
lost his hat, which was identified.
ShcrifT Crowell sent word for the
owner of the hat to come in, and he
came, putting in an appearance at
the Sheriff's house, early Sunday.
He is well known to the police,
having served a sentence for cutting
a man with a knife, sonic time ago.
Fine Bridge On Useless Road
J. II. Wilson, the contractor, has
just completed the 70-foot concrete
bridge across the West Kopiliula
gulch, on the new extension of the
belt road between Nahiku and Kea
nae. The bridge is declared to be
one of the best pieces of work in
Maui. The contractor is not yet
pan on his job, though he expects to
be within a few months. The un
usually wet season has greatly de
This is the road that has cost
805,000 and which has practically
no value at present because it ends
in the mountains, several milesfrom
any habitation. The nioney.atUh
orized by the legislature to be bor
rowed this year, and which would
have put the road through to Kea
nae, has been held up by the Gover
nor, and it is uncertain when the
job can be completed so as to make
it of some value.
Polo Game Planned
A polo game for the afternoon of
Saturday, August lf, with tluOahu
team, will probably be one of the
features of the Puunene harvest
homo gathering this year. Although
Shirgle, of Oahu, who was pretty
badly hurt in a fall during thegame
with the Army team last Saturday,
may not be able to play again this
season, it is believed that a substi
tute can bo arranged for and a good
match assured. The Maui team is
keeping up its practise twice each
week, and both men and ponies are
in good shape for any encounter.
Memorial. Services For
Miss Ida M. Pope
Memorial services, of a particular
ly impressive character were held
last Sunday evening in the Wailuku
Union Church, in memory of Miss
Ida M. Pope, late principal of the
Kaniehameha Girls' School, whoso
death occurred recently in Chicago,
as noted in last week's issue. The
memorial address was made by the
Rev. R. B. Dodge, pastor of the
church. A chorus of former Kamc
hameha girls rendered a number of
Rev. John F. Cowan, of Kohala,
preached the regular sermon of the
evening, his subject being "When
the Loser Wins."
According to an advertisement appear
ing in a mainland trade paper, the Ko
hala Midget is for sale. It is described
ns "Hawaii's unique oncuiau newspaper.
school boys started, encircles island; eter
nal spnnglaud; beautiful, rich, pleasant
socially; proprietor overworked; single
all around printer's snap."
AT .MAKAWAO, Sunday, July lo.toMr.
and Mrs. DavidT. Pleuiing, n daughter.
Auto Wrecks "
Frank Enos, driving a rent car
with a number of passengers from
Waikapu, on Tuesday night, collid
ed with a wagon driven by Marioka,
a bee man, of Wailuku, near the
Kalua bridge, just south of town.
The wagon was wrecked, and the
Japanese was hurled to the road and
his right collar bone broken- He
is now in Malulani hospital under
going repaiis. The automobile es
caped serious damage, a did also
the passengers. The wagon was
struck from behind, as Enos at
tempted to pass 5t. The matter
will be investigated by the police as
soon as the Japanese is able to
appear in court.
Announcement has been made of
the coming marriage of Miss Agnes
Abreu, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Abreu, of Wailuku, to Mr. J.
C. Rodrigucs, also of Wailuku,
which will take place this evening,
at 6:!50 o'clock at St. Anthony's
church. Uoth young people have a
large circle of friends, who arc much
interested in the event. Following
the ceremony the newly wed pair
will spend a week's honeymoon at
Waihce, before returning to occupy
a new home, now being built near
the Wailuku mill.
National Guard to Honolulu
Company L, of Lahaina, Nation
al Guard of Hawaii,, left by the
-Mnuna Kea last evening for the
maneuvers in Honolulu which be
gin next week. Company I, of
Wailuku, will leave on the Clau
dine this evening. The men have
been drilling diligently for several
months past, and expect to make a
splendid showing. The two com
panics are under command of
Major W. 15. Hal, battalion com
mander. The boys will probably
return to Maui next Saturday.
I " locals
Miss Meugler, of Kauai, is a guest at
the home of W. Leslie West.
Rev. R. H. Dodge and Mrs. Dodge are
spending a few weeks vacation al Kula
mauu. 1). I,. Austin, of Davis & Company,
arrived on Maul this week on his regular
Miss Maud Starbuck, of Palo Alto,
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. C. C.
James, of Kuiaha.
R. H. Lawrence and A. W. Swensoti,
of Bedford, Mass., are tourists who visit
ed Ilaleakala this week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Iv. Iloyum, of llama-
kuapoko, are spending several weeks al
the Castle place at Oliuda.
The Rev. A. Craig Ilcwdish, of Paia,
will preach in the Wailuku Union
Church tomorrow evening.
Prank P.. Midkiff, instructor in Puna
hou Academy, is spending his vacation
on I.anai, the guest of the Gay boys.
J. K. Kunewa, Territorial Tax assessor
for Maui county, is spending a week in
the liana district on official business.
Miss Harriet Necdhaiu, principal of
the Liliuokalani school, Honolulu, and
the Rev. and Mrs. Oiramel II. Gulick,
are guests of Mrs. H. A. It. Turner, at
George B. Curtis, formerly of Hono
lulu, but now of San l'raucisco. has been
on Maui during the past week renewing
old acquaintances. He is representing a
large drygoods couceru on the Coast.
Dr. McLaren was the guest of honor
last cveninc nt a small dinner uiven bv
J. S. H. McKcnzie, at his home in Kahu
lm, the affair being given asa farewell
to the Doctor who is leaving Maui today
Misses Margaret and lean Todd, of
Honolulu, arrived on Wednesday for a
weeks vacation on Maui. Thev mnrle
the Ilaleakala trip on Thursday. Thev
are the guests of Mrs. George Lindsay,
A. A. Wilson, the contractor, who has
the conUact for the completion of the
new Kihei whnrf, has his mnlcrlals on
the ground and has begun work. He
expects to push the job through to early
A. T. l'owler, topographic engineer,
of the U. H. Geological Siirvcy, stationed
at Hilo, accompanied by his wife, has
been spending this week on Maui, on n
vacation trip. They made the Ilaleakala
trip on Wednesday night.
Mrs, Kuima Kimball and daughters
Misses Ruth and Jessie Kimball, of San
Jose, California, arrived last Wednesday
evening by the Mauna Kea and will be
the guests of Mrs. A. Craig Ilowdish, in
upper Paia, for several weeks.
Ralph P. Drown, of the American-Hawaiian
Paper Company, returned to Ho
nolulu on Monday night, after spending
a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Ii. Herrick Ilrown, at Kuiaha. His wife
will be on Mnui for the remainder of the
A. Hcbard Case arrived home on
Saturday from Cornell where he has been
a student for the past several years. He
was accompanied from Honolulu by his
mother, Mrs. I). II. Case and his sister,
Miss Althca, who went over to meet him
on his arrival by the Manchuria.
Prof, and Mrs. I G. Krauss, Prof, and
Mrs. A. R. Keller, and Miss Dorothea
Krauss, made up a party which left last
Sunday morning for a trip through the
crater and back by way of the ditch trail.
The1 expected to be away for about a
week. Prof. Keller, is of the College of
Hawaii, and with his wife has been the
guest of the Krauss' at Kuiaha for the
past two weeks.
Scarlet Fever in Wailuku.
Some uneasiness is felt by local
health authorities by the discovery
this week of a well defined case of
scarlet fever in lower Wailuku.
The patient is a Japanese child,
who has had the disease for some
time, and the nature of the malady
was not discovered until late com
plications alarmed the family and a
YOUNG MEN'S SAYINGS SOCIETY LTD.
Statement of Resources & Liabilities, June I'Oth, 1014.
Real Estate Owned $ S,3oo oo
Hills Receivable 25,483 05
Cash in Hank 549 03
534,332 08 1
I, J. Garcia, Secretary and Treasurer of the Young Men's Savings Society I.fd.,
do solemnly swear that the above statement is true and correct to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me tins 1SU1 day of July, A. D. 1914.
t W. 1'. CROCKUTT,
" Notary Public.
July 25, Aug. 1, 8.
Red Crown is in no sense a new grade or manufact
ure of gasoline. It is the same product which automobil
ists have known and relied on for years as "Standard Oil
Gas." We have always called it Red Crown and now
we wish you to know it by that name.
If you purchase Red Crown you are sure of obtaining
a thoroughly uniform, reliable gasoline not a "mixture"
but a straight product of refining the best gasoline the
Standard Oil Company can make.
Red Crown signs are furnished to all dealers hand
ling Red Crown Gasoline. Watch for the Sign or ask
our nearest agency about delivery in bulk.
Japanese physician was called in.
Quite a large number of children
are supposed to have been exptfsed
to. the contagion, but no other case
has as yet developed. This is the
first case of scarlet fever on -Maui
for some months.
I hereby announce that I will tie n
Candidate for re-election to the House of
Representatives on the Republican Tick
et at the coming Primary, and Pledge
myself to support the Platfqtin of the
" JOHN WILCOX, (Wimkoki).
I beg to nnn-iunce that I tie a
Candidate for re-election to the Iiouseof
Representatives on the Republican
Ticket at the coming Primary, and
pledge myself to support the Platform of
the Republican Party.
Your obedient servant,
P. J. GOODNESS, (Kukancki).
DR. JOHN H. FARRELL
Specialist Rye, Nose and Throat will be
at the Maui Hotel, Wailuku, Tuesday,
July 2S. Appointments can be made by
'phoning office, Maui Hotel.
Notice Annual Meeting.
The annual meeting of the HUI KUAI
AINA O PRAIII, will lie held at the
Peahi Church at 10 o'clock a. m., Satur
day, July 25, 1914.
J. K. SMYTIIK,
July 18, 25, 1914.
Capital Stock 530,00000
Surplus & Profits 2,932 oS
Notes Payable 1 -loo 00