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WAILTJKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY, SK l'TICMUKR, 26, 1914.
BIG DAMAGE FROM RAINS
IN EAST AND WEST MAUI
Nana District and. Waihee Suffer Heavy Losses.-
Bridge In lao Valley Washed Away
A rainfall of 12.7 inches In ten
hours., reported officially from liana
on Wednesday, Is declared to have
caused damage to the county roads In
tho district that will require months
to repair and will cost not less than
$120,000. It will ho some time before
they arc even passable ot any kind
of vehicle trafllc.
The worst damage occurred be
tween Hana and Kipahulu, where ap
parently the downpour was even
tinnvlor Minn nf TTmin. where the rnin
gauge Is located. Tho storm began I
about 5:30 o'clock Tuesday evening,'
and continued all night. In tho next
twontyfour hours '1.32 inches of rain
fell, making a total of 17 inches in
less than 3G hours. Old residents of
tho district declare that it was the
heaviest storm in many years. Tho
rain was accompanied, by vivid light
ening and heavy thunder, r
Tho damage to tho Kipahulu road
Is not confined to any one locality,
but at practically every place where
a small gulch is crossed, tho road has
been literally washed away. West of
liana tho storm was less severe, but
much damage Is reported to tho roads
about Nnhiku. At this place sevon
Inches of rain fell, while at Keanae,
only about threo Inches was recorded.
Tho Kaeloku Sugar Company sus
tained some damage to tho washing
out of its railroad tracks in various
places, but owing to the fact that no
wind accompanied the storm, tho cane
suffered little injury.
Reports from Nahlku are' to the
effect that tho threo miles ot road
from tho Makaplpl gulch bridge to
tho landing, was turned Into a river
during tho storm and that ?1D,000 will
bo required to repair tho damage.
This section Is at present impassable,
Cavalry Players Are Outclassed Com
pletely In All Departments of
Game. Maui vs. Oahu for this
As was expected, the Maui polo
team, played circles around the
Fourth Cavalry four, in the second
game of the tournament, in Honolulu,
on last Saturday. The score stood
1C to 2V6 at tho end of tho game, and
undoubtedly could havo been a good
deal larger for the Maul players, had
It not seemed best to spare tho pon
ies. Goals were scored as follows: Maul
Collins, 3; Baldwin, C; II. Itlco, !;
Fleming, 2; one goal kicked through
posts by mount.
Cavalry Lyman, 1; Kimball, 1;
Me.ul will play again this afternoon
against tho Oahu team, which defeat
ed tho Artillery team a week ago
Wednesday. Although Oahu is strong
er than tho military teams, both as
to men and mounts, it is not general
ly bolloved that they havo much show
of vlcotry against tho crack Maui
Petition for Injunction
Judgo Edlngs yesterday morning
denied tho petition of Joo Frcitaa
Phillip for an injunction against
Frank Correa to restrain him from
interfering with a fonco on certain
Kula lands. Tho court found that tho
laud in question is in dispute as to
title, r.d that therefore an injunction
would not hold. E. It. Jlevins repre
sented the petitioner, while- 'I). II.
Case and Enos Vincont represented
but Is being temporarily repaired by
Wilson &. MeCandless, inX order that
supplies may be hauled to tho Nahl-ku-Kcanao
extension work. It Is
claimed by tho contractors that tho
without any damage.
While only a light shower fell in
Walluku on Tuesday afternoon, within
a mile or two, in the Waihee direc
tion, a virtual cloudburst occurred
between threo and four o'clock. About
six Inches of rain Is reported to have
fallen In sections of Waihee in a lit
tle over an hour. The Walluku Sugar
Company suffered damago amounting
to several thousand dollars through
tho carrying away of a long section
of concrete Hume, and to Injury, to
lao Valley Bridge Gone.
Tuesday night Walluku received a
thorough drenching, and up I.io Val
ley the heaviest rain in years fell.
Tho concrete bridge which spanned a
small side t-tream between the Field
place and the Needle, was carried out,
and as a consequence, tho upper part
of tho valley will bo accessible only
on foot until It Is replaced.
Lahaina dust was changed to mud
during several days this week, owing
to a persistent drizzle which began
last Sunday, and lasted till Tuesday.
Heavy showers all through the Lahal
na district freshened up vegetation in
Haiku Rather Dry.
While other sections wcro being de
luged, the Haiku homestead district
which has been experiencing unusual
rains for six or eight months, escaped
with perhaps less than tho ordinary
amount of precipitation.
Jealous Spaniard Makes Desperate
Attempt to Kill Woman Res
cued By Neighbors Husband
Inllamcd by jealousy, Alexandro
Mota, a Spanish laborer on tho Pio
neer plantation, perhaps fatally hack
ed his wlfo with a cane knife, before
the woman's screams brought neigh
bors to her assistance. Tho assault
occurred in tho homo of tho couple
at PukollI, about 8:30 o'clock Thurs
With her head gashed in a number
of places, ono blow having cut into
tho skull, and with four fingers of
her right hand severed when sho
grasped tho naked blado in an effort
to save herself from her infuriated
spouse, tho woman at present lies in
a critical condition In tho plantation
hospital. Her assailant is In tho La
The couplo is young and lias no
childien. It is unknown whether or
not tho husband's jealousy has any
foundation in fact.
Two Divorces Granted.
Judgo Edlngs this week released
two mls-matctl couples through tho
instrumentality of tho dlvorco court.
Harriett W. Talto, who proved her
right to a dlvorco on tho grounds of
non-support by her husband, Alfred
J. Talte, was granted tho custody of
a minor child of tho pair.
Maria Ah Seo Tal, who claimed
non-support on tho part of Ah Seo
Tai, was granted her petition, tho
custody of her minor children, and
ten dollars per month for mainten
ance of tho children.
To Serve On
Young American Born Oriental
Drawn On Circuit Court List
For October Term Jury Meets
Foi th6 first time in Maui, and
probably in tho Territory, a Japanese
name appeared in tho list ot jurymen
drawn last Thursday in tho Second
Circuit Court. Tho owner of tho name
in question, n. Yoshlhara, Is a clerk
In the 1'ala Store. He Is an American
citizen by virtue of his having been
born in tho Islands, and la between
twenty-fivo and thirty years or ago.
Considerable comment was excited
among lawyers and others in the
court when the namo was drawn,
though there was no question as to
Yoshlhara's eligibility or fitness to
Tho grand jury drawn is called to
assombel on October 21, while the
trial jurors are required the day fol
lowing. This coming term or court
will he tho first regular term over
which Judge Edlngs will have presid
ed, since ho took office.
Following is a list or tho Jurymen
Grand Jurors: Gus. J. Bechert,
Paul II. Benedict, It. C. Bowman,
Frank W. Hums, E. 1$. Carley, C. II.
Cockett, A. W. Collins. J. dimming.
A. G. Dickens, Manuel Dutro, W. L.
Hardy, J. W. Holland, J. IX Holt, Jr.,
W. S Nicoll, J. Ollveira, Jr., II. neu
ter, F. L. Stark, W. L. West.
Trial Jurors: Thomas Burlcm, D.
D. Fleming, J. P. Foster, A. Fries, D.
J. Guerrero, Hugh Howell, S. E. Hub
bard, H. Hutchins, C. O. Jacobs, F. L.
Jones, Levi L. Joseph, M. K. Keoho
kalole, Chas. Knackstcdt, David Kut
kahl, Stanley Livingston, M. T. Lyons,
John Makablo, Frank Medelros, J. C.
Munro, E. H. Pioper, Dan. Quill, H.
II. Streubeck, O. Tollefson, E. J.
Walker, Geo. N. Weight, B. Yoshlhara.
Prominent Citizens Organize to De
velop Sport of Game Fishing
In Island Waters.
Largely through tho enthusiastic
efforts of II. Gooding Field, tho Ha
waii Tuna Club formally camo into
being in Honolulu, this, week. Gerrlt
P. Wilder was elected first president,
together with the following other offi
cers: Itlchard Ivors, first vice-president;
J. P. Cooke, second vice-president;
II. Gooding Field, secreatry;
Rnd J. U. Gait, treasurer. J. A. Balch
and John L. Fleming are also on the
Tho club is organized along the
lines of tho Southern California tuna
club, and will havo for its object the
development of scientific game fishing
In local waters. Rules havo been
adopted as to tackle to bo used for
different varieties of fishes, and con
ditions under which the bide, rod, yel
low and gold prize buttons of the club
will bo awarded. Enthusiasts declare
tnat no whero else are tbo possibili
ties for fishing what ttiey are here,
and they predict a great futuro for
tho club when these facts bocome
Will Question Candidates
"Wo shall, shortly address letters to
each of tho candidates for delegate to
Congress," said Dr. J. W. Wadman,
supcilntendent of the Anti-Saloon
League, while In Walluku last Satur
day, "requesting them to answer defi
nitely just what their starid will bo,
if elected, towards tho proposition to
abolish tho liquor trnlllc in Hawaii
through National legislation, when it
is again brought before Congress. Wo
want to know, and wo expect tho
answers will bo interesting."
Big Interest Evident in Civic Con
vention Winch Opens Next Satur
day. Plans Here Shaping Up
With the arrival of the Honolulu
mall this morning, it is expected that
the number or delegates to the Civic
Convention from the several Oahu
civic organizations, as well as those
from the Kauai Chamber or Com
merce, will be definitely known. A
meeting ot the joint committee was
to have been held In Honolulu on
Wednesday to take up this matter.
Director Bovlns has boon advised
that probably thirty-five delegates
Irom the Hilo Board of Trade will be
in attendance at the big convention,
which begins next Saturday in Wal
luku. The Hilo bunch will come In
uniform, and expect to make a strik
ing appearance. Just what tho other
organizations may have up their
sleeve is not yet known, hut it is ex
pected that some surprises are to be
At the request of the Honolulu
committee, a place has been reserved
on the program for nn address from
A. L. Dean, president of tho Collogo
ot Hawaii. His subject will he: "Tho
College of Hawaii as a Territorial As
set." Maul Hotel Enlarging.
In order to properly handle the
crowd of several hundred which will
sit down to the big closing banquet
on Monday evening, October 5, Man
ager Field Is having a 100-foot addi
tion built on to the north side of the
dining room. This will make It pos
sible to seat the entire delegation at
one long table.
Tms various sessions of tho conven
tion will be presided over by Presi
dent F. F. Baldwin, of the local cham
ber of commerce. Tho address or wel
conio to the visitors will be delivered
by W. F. Pogue, at tho armory, on
Saturday morning, lollowing the ar
rival or the steamers.
Among the topics which will be dis
cussed by the different bodies during
tho convention are: "Promotion," by
Ed Towse, or the Promotion Commit
tee; "Transportation Facilities," by a
representative of tho Hilo Board of
Trade; "Co-Operation," by Rev. J. M.
Lydgate, of the Kaua! Chamber of
Commerce; and a talk on a "Hands
Around" building for San Francisco,
by A. II. Ford.
Luau at Paia.
The committee has decided to give
tho luau on Sunday at Paia, and a trip
will bo made sometime during the day
to tho Homestead district, where the
ceremony of turning the water Into
the big new ditch or tho East Maul
Irrigation Company will tako place,
and weather permitting, a general sur
vey ot the homesteads will bo made.
Ladies Give Jolly
Affair At Kahului
One ot the jolliest all'airs eer given
on Maul was tho entertainment at
Kahului last Saturday night under tho
auspices of tho Ladles' Aid Society of
the Kahului Church. Washington Ir
ving's Ichabod Crano occupied tho
first part of the evening, after which
a lively hop was enjoyed unltl mid
night, when tho merry party disband
ed. Everybody united in declaring it
ono of tho pleasantest evenings in
Tho mako-up of all of tho cast for
tho play was excellent, all taking
their partB so well that it would bo
hard to say which was tho best, either
as to costuming or acting. For ama
teur work nothing has ever been pro
duced by Kahului artists that sur
passed this performance.
Tho cast was as follows: Ichabod
Crane, E. J. Walsh; Katrina van Tas
sel, Mrs. E. II. Bovlns; Brom Bonos,
J. S. B. McKenzio; Hen van Tassel,
Capt. E. II. Parker; Dame van Tas
sel, Mrs. II. Harris; Ichabod's school,
Mrs, Bovlns, Mrs. Jennings, Miss Ai
ken, Miss Holt, Dr. G. Aikon. Mr. II.
K. Duncan, Mr. F. G. Stevens, Mr. E.
GREAT STRUGGLE ALONG
FRENCH BORDER UNDECIDED
Fierce Fighting Has Marked Past Week With
Little Change. German Submarine Sinks
Three British Cruisers Japan Closing in On
MARCONI SERVICE INAUGU
RATED HONOLULU, Sept. 24. Matronl
Wireless opened today with cere
mony at Kahuku station.. Messages
to mainland reached destination
FIERCE FIGHTING MARKS GREAT
LONDON, Sept. 25.- The battle
along the Alsne, which had lulled dur
ing the day, was actively resumed In
the afternoon. The German right,
heavily reinforced, made strong offen
sive movement against allies, whose
turning movement is evidently caus
ing uneasiness. Germans attacked
In force and for a time made consid.
erable headway in direction of Teron
ne, attempting to cut line of that
portion of allies' army which had ad
vanced to La Catalet, north of St."
The allies fell back until reinforced
when they In turn advanced, driving
Germans out of Tcronne and definitely
occupying It. In the German attack,
and the allies counter attacking fight
ing was furious.
Near Berry Au Bac, on the Alsne,
north of Rheims, the allies made a de
termined effort to dislodge concen
trated force of entrenched Germans.
Though meeting with some slight suc
cess, this has proven a difficult under
taking. The attack made by Germans on
allies right, has been checked,
LONDON, Sept. 25. Kitchener has
been appointed rector of Edinburgh
University, in order to be eligible to
return to cabinet position he left when
he became Secretary of War.
JAPANESE TO GET BUSY TO
MORROW. TOKIO, Sept. 25. Japan will no
longer treat with Germany for peace
ful evacuation of Tsing Tau. General
attack set for daylight Saturday. Jap
anese are restless to begin. Sixteen
hundred British troops landed near
Klau Chau, and are waiting opening
GERMAN ARTILLERY BUSY.
BERLIN, Sept. 25. It is officially
announced here today that German
heavy artillery is successfully bom
barding the French points of Troyon,
Les Parodies, Camp des Romains, and
BRITISH WILL BE IN FIGHT ALSO.
PEKING, Sept. 25. Anglo-Japanese
attack Is set for tomorrow. Japanese
outposts have crossed into German
territory. Germans are maintaining
DENIES CATHEDRAL WAS DES
TROYED. BERLIN, Sept. 25. The cathedral
at Rheims was only slightly damaged.
OUTLOOK DARK FOR MEXICO.
VERA CRUZ, Sept. 25. Telegraph
and telephone communication with
Mexico City cut yesterday. Reason
unknown. Consul General Canada
has asked that Funston be allowed to
SAY ONE SUBMARINE DID IT ALL.
BERLIN, Sept. 25. Admiralty main
tains that British cruisers were sunk
by submarine US single handed.
FALL OF JAROSLAW IMPORTANT.
LONDON, Sept. 24. Military ex
perts point out that fall of Jaroslaw
Into Russian hands completes first
stage of most gigantic military oper
ation ever undertaken. German army
pursuing Russian forces in East Prus
sia has met disaster at Subi. Are now
evacuating East Prussia to reinforce
tine at Kallsz on Polish border.
BRITONS TAKE HAND IN CHINA.
TOKIO, Sept. 24. British expedl
tionary force under Bcrnardlston,
landed yesterday at Lavshan Bay and
are moving against Tsing Tail.
SLIGHT SHIFTING OF OPERA
TIONS. PARIS, Sept. 24. Allies have men
aced German attempt to cut off army
operating around Nancy, Germans los
ing. Right advanced and now occupy
Teronne. A'llies are also advancing
on left between rivers Somme and
Oise, towards Noyc.
MORE DETAILS OF SEA FIGHT.
LONDON, Sept. 24. Sixty British
naval officers lost lives by sinking of
three cruisers in North Sea battle.
Chief gunner of Cressy says attack
was made by five submarines -sad one
LONDON, Sept. 24. Germans are
making attempt to pierce line of
French fortifications linking Verdun
with Toul. Attack north-east of Ver
dun has failed on center and left.
Allies are now confident.
SOCIALISTS DEMAND PEACE.
LONDON, Sept. 24. Socialists In
Berlin are issuing posters calling:
"Down with the Kaiser! We want
PETROGRAD, Sept. 24. Fall of
Jaroslaw is confirmed. '
WAIKIKI INN IN BAD.
HONOLULU, Sept. 24. Grand Jury
believed to have reported adversely
to the interests of Waikiki Inn. Mat
tor not yet reported to the public.
Less Favorable Sugar Reports.
Alexander & Baldwin cables yes
terday regarding sugar prices say:
"Holders are asking 5.15 cents, but
probably will accept 5.03. Holdero
near by raw Cubans weakening. Buy.
ers not Interested in offerings."
Will Send Chinks Home.
Chinese sailors charged with muti
ny on German ship at this port, will
be allowed to return home.
More Dividend Boosting.
Ewa and Waialua will increase divi
dends to two per cent, for next three
Joy Ride Victim Dead.
Samuel Kaiawa, victim of auto
speeder, dead. Ferher held to answer.
Smart Baby Dead.
Mis. Gailord Smart's young child is
dead at home of grand-parents, Nor
HONOLULU, Sept. 23. Attorneys
Lightfoot and McBrlde had a wordy
tilt during McCarn trial today.
Refugees, Reach Honolulu.
Bankers, steamship officials, busl
nes3 and professional men, forced to
leave Papeete by French government,
arrived here today on barkenitne S,
N. Castle. Will go to Coast on Sat
urday. They are practically without
May Investigate Lower Court.
Grand Jury may Invesitgate district
court because of the many appeals
from the lower tribunal to Circuit
Court. Judge Ashford objects to ap
peals. Utilities commission denies it has
FIGHT LOST ON FOUL.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23. Aie.
vedo lost to Burns on foul last night.