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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, XOVEMBER 21, 1914.
THANKSGIVING UNION SERVICE
Thanksgiving services will be held
as usual at. the Walluku lTnion Church
on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.
This plan Is following the custom of
ninny years, as Thanksgiving Day Is
not generally observed as a holiday.
Special music has been prepared for
tomorrow evening's service. Rev. J.
Charles Villiers, rector of the Church
of the Good Shepherd will assist the
minister, Rev. Rowland B. Dodge.
The service, therefore, will be a union
Service of both the Walluku English
speaking churches. The public la most
cordially Invited to attend.
CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR H. C. &
A distribution of $300,000 of profits
will be made by Hawaiian Commercial
and Sugar Company on De'ember 5.
On top of the regular dividend of 25
cents a share an extra dividend of CO
cents will be paid on that date, mak
ing 75 cents a share on the 400,000
shares of capital sotck. Tho latest
Bale quotation of II. C. & S. Is $34,
the par value being $25.
A "POLLYANNA PAhTY."
"Leave your troubles behind you
and come to our "Pollyanna" party,
Wednesday, November 25, at 3 p. m.,
and see how many things you have to
be glad about," Is the wording of a
unique Invitation which has been sent
out by Mrs. A. C. Warner and Mrs.
Enos Vincent. The party will be held
at Mrs. Warner's home.
ILLEGAL LIQUOR SELLING
Ah Mon was arrested on Tuesday
night on a' charge of selling liquor
without a license at his restaurant In
Walhee. In the district court he de
manded a jury trial, and his case went
over the accused being released on
ANOTHER FARMERS' MEETING.
The Haiku Farmers' Association
will hold another important meeting
tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at
which time further action will be
taken in connection with the cannery
which it is proposed to operate co
operatively in the homestead district.
MAUI CASE IN SUPREME COURT.
The "case of Schoening against
Miner, a writ of error sued out from
the circuit court of Maui by the de
fendant, will be argued in the su
preme court Monday morning at ten
CARD CLUB'S FIRST MEETING.
The first meeting of (he new Wal
luku Card Club, at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Penhallow, on
Wednesday night was interfered with
by the heavy downpour of that even
ing. Four tables were played, how
ever, this representing about half of
the full membership.
Mrs. S. E. Hubbard of Makawao,
Maul, Is at the Queen's hospital, Ho
nolulu, having undergone an operation
for appendicitis. The operation was
performed last Saturday and she is
expected to be about again in two
M'SORLEY In Honolulu, November
17, 1914, Hugh T. McSorley, a na
tive of San Francisco, aged forty
YU In Honolulu, November 13, 1914,
Yu Kyau Zane, daughter of Ah Seu,
Makapala, Kohala, Hawaii, aged
twenty years and a native of Ko
hala. LANZ In Honolulu, November 13,
1914, Gertrude Elizabeth, wife of
William Lanz, Punahou street.
NEEDHAM At Kallhl, Honolulu, No
vember 12, 1914, Mrs. Lllinoe Need
ham; aged fifty years.
GOODHUE At Kalaupapa, Molokai,
November 11, 1914, to Dr. and Mrs.
. W. J. Goodhue, a son.
"Father," said tho small boy, "what
Is a jingo?"
"A 'jingo,' my son, is a man who
devotes his tima to thinking up op
portunities for other people to pa out
and be not at." Washington Star.
A man worth $10,000,000 is no hap
pier than a man worth $9,000,000.
Mony does not always bring hap
Gibbs "I tell you, no one can fool
Dibbs "Then how did you get
her?" Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Dead Soldier't Cift.
Among the contributions to Queen
Maiy of England's Work for Women
fund received recently was an en
gagement ring which arrived by mail,
accompanied by the following letter:
"The boy who pave me this before
he v.'cnl away will never come back.
He made me promise before he joined
his regiment to give it away if any
thing happened to him. It's a hard
wrench to part with, but I prom
ised him to do so. I send it to you
as his gift to the Queen's fund."
In a subway crowd not long ago,
a New York man was "touched" for
his watch. The watch was not in
trinsically valuable, but the New
York man wanted it back for senti
mental reasons, and inserted divers
advertisements in the papers, offering
$50 for the return of the watch and
"no questions asked."
The "dip" who had "lifted" the
watch saw the advertisements and
concluded to take the $o0. lie called
on the New York man, handed him
the timepiece and demanded the re
ward. The owner of the watch was only
too happy to give it to him. After
examining the watch, he returned it
to his pocket and handed over five
ten-dollar bills. The "dip" pocketed
the money and departed. There was
A few minutes later the New York
man reached for his watch.
But it was gone. New York Tri
bune. The nervous lady was calling on the
calm and collected mother of six.
"Do look at the baby!" shrieked
"What's the matter w'th the baby?"
smiled the mother.
"He's playing with a big carving
knife!" "I see he is. But don't you worry.
It's an old carving-knife, and even if
he did dull it a little, we have a lovely
machine in the kitchen that will
sharpen it again in a jiffy. You were
saying?" Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Congressman Eugene E. Reed, of
New Hampshire, told of tho reputa
tion of a party named Abner.
Abner was haled to court to answsr
to a complaint that grew out of a
broken bargain, and among tho wit
nesses called to testify was Hiram
"Mr. Wilkins," said the examining
lawyer, "you know the defendant in
this case, do you not?"
"Oh, yes," answered Hiram. "Know
ed him nigh onter forty years now."
"What Is his reputation for vera
city?" asked the lawyer. "Is he re
garded as a man who never tells the
"Waal, I can't say that he don't
never tell the truth," answered Hiram,
"but I do know that if he wanted ter
come tcr dinner he'd have ter git
somebody else lor call 'em." Phila
. "Samantha, what's thet chune the
orchestry's a.-playin' now?"
"The program says it's Choppin',
"Waal mebbe but ter me it
sounds a deal more like sawinV'Penn
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THE LOST ART j
The Stupendous Task That
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By CHAUNCEY THOMAS
Copyright by Frank A. Munsey Co.
"But why not?"
"Young man, 1 have not tho slight
est objection to you personally. Your
family, your charncter, are above re
proach, but financially, my dear sir,
QnnnciaUy. Ethel has been raised ac
customed to everything that money
can buy, and to bo candid, my dear
sir, what have you?"
Old HerrliMJton, millionaire president
of the First National bank, tilted back
In his chair and gazed, half In compas
sion, half In amusement, yet with n
show of regnrd, at the doleful yonng
man before him.
A One, strapping speclman of man
hood Philip Stone was, but Just now
he nppeared nil dejection.
"Then I ennnot ninrry Ethel?" he
"I am very sorry, but I must say
"But could I had I the money?"
"Well, my boy, that is another ques
tion, but I am not certain. Yes, I will
say positively that if you were able
to support her you would have my full
"How much?" asked the young man
"OoodI That sounds like business,"
responded tho banker, bringing his
feet flat on the floor. "Well, I think I
would risk you with a hundred thou
"A hundred thousand sunsl" mutter
ed the young fellow. "To tell you the
flat truth, Mr. nerrington, I have noth
ing but an Income of less than a hun
dred dollars a month from my salary."
"My dear Stone," said the elder man
earnestly, "I admire you Immensely,
and of all young mon I know I would
choose you, If you had the money, for
Ethel's husband. Now, Ethel Is barely
eighteen and enn well afford to wait
You may have her on this condition:
"WHAT HAVB TOU ?"
I will advance you $1,000 In cash today
upon your promise not to see Ethel for
a year, and If at the end of that time
you have not $100,000 In cash or the
prospects of it, which I alone must de
cide, then you will never see Ethel
again. On the other hand, If you have
the money you may marry her a year
from today If she Is willing."
The young man looked up eagerly.
"Yes, Philip, that Is what I mean."
The young man gazed thoughtfully
at the carpet for many moments.
"Agreedl" be said, putting out his
With one baud the banker took the
proffered grasp, while with the other
he reached for his private check book.
Three minutes later Philip Stone
was bidding bis all but to be father-in-law
goodby. In bis pocket was a check
"Tell me, Mr. Ilerrliigton, what shall
I do to get this fortune and Ethel
within a year, for get botb of them I
"Go to the ant, thou sluggard," smil
ed the old man, with a kindly grasp of
Philip's band that took all the sting
out of the epithet
Philip Stone left the bank and
sought the seclusion of a quiet, sunny
nook In the park. For awhile be sat
and planned and schemed, but to no
Then the old man's advice came to
his mind. "Go to the ant, thou slug
gard," and as a forlorn hope he be
gan idly to watch a city of insects at
Red ants they were, busily engaged
In repairing the havue wrought by a
Then an Inspiration thrilled him.
With his penknife be carefully tore
the ant hill to pieces, stepping here
and there and brushing rigorously to
mull) the stiny ot 'lie brave little
home defender In his handkerchief
lie placed 11 double handful of the
while larvae - embryonic ants.
Gently knotting the handkerchief to
gether nud putting It carefully in bis
cont pocket he caught the nenrest cnb
and gave the order, "Keen & Bishop,
Broadway, bullion dealers."
An hour later, when bo returned
borne, in one pocket was a pint of red
ants' eggs, in tho other a thousand
dollars In the shape of sis pounds of
unrefined gold dust
Then he sent Jones, the man of all
work about the bouse, to the florists
for some very fine earth free from all
On Jones' return he took a peck of
this earth and sifted it through a line
sieve; then with It he mixed the gold
dust and put all but a handful In a
Ho carefully deposited the ants' eggs
In the Jar on top of the earth and over
them lightly sprinkled the remninlng
handful. This done, he put the whole
In the sun.
In n week they came, several hun
dred vigorous young ants with un
heard of energy for nnt hill building,
but with no material with which to
work except the grains of gold dust
scattered throughout almost micro
scopic dust But heavily handicapped
as they were, they went vigorously to
In two weeks n tiny hill, a genuine
ant hill of pure gold, was erected
within the Jnr. Philip watched this
process with huge delight Soon that
golden hill was alive with white lar
vae, eggs of a new generation. When
thoy, too, had become ants be destroy
ed the hill and once more mixed the
gold with the dust Again the little
workers sorted it all out and built a
hill of gold. .
Before long the bouse was full of
white larvae, which in time turned
Into a third generation of ants accus
tomed to handling nothing but gold.
But this was not his plan. Six
months had passed, and still he was
no nearer the hundred thousand dol
lars or Ethel than before. But be bad
gnlned this much be bad a plan that
to his mind, at least promised certain
ty, so that day he applied for a two
weeks vocation from the fruit house
where he was bookkeeper.
Incidentally he asked for and receiv
ed a pass to Arizona and return. Then
away to Arlzonn went Philip Stone
and his trained ants.
He returned to New York, went
quietly to work recording poaches and
prunes and said nothing.
Five months passed, still no $100,
000. But two weeks more were left
when Philip appeared one morning be
fore Mr. Uerrlngton, the millionaire
"Well, Philip, my boy, have you got
It?" asked the old gentleman eagerly.
"Don't know, sir. That Is what I
want you to go and see," responded
the young man.
"Where?" asked the elder.
"Arizona," said Philip.
"Mining?" said the old gentleman.
"I don't know, sir," said Philip. "I
want you to go and see with me. Will
The old man nibbed his bald pate re
flectively. "Philip, you're a genius. My physi
cian told mo I needed a change of
scene and a higher nltltude. We'll go
to Arizona. Be ready to start In the
A week Inter rhlllp Stone and Bank
er nerrington stood on the high arid
plateau thirty miles west of Phoenix,
"Philip, my boy, I don't see any
mine here," said the old gentlemnn.
Then he looked nt Philip suspiciously.
"Perhops the poor boy ls-unbalanced,"
mused the old gentleman, "brood
ing over all this. I was cruel to him,
for be is not the kind and he Is not
the breed to plan anything Irregular.'
"No miner' said Philip, with the sun
shine in his face.
"No mine," repeated the old gentle
man. "Look at your feet sir," suggested
Philip Joyously. "You're standing In
an ant hill, sir."
Banker Herrlnnton looked Instantly
at his feet at the ant bill. It was a
mound two feet high of pure gold.
"There's Ethel, sir," snld Philip.
The old gentlemnn gazed with open
mouth. lie reached down, took a hand
ful of sand gold It surely was, half a
bushel, and easily $100,000 worth.
He rencbed over and took Philip by
"Allow me to congratulate you, Phil
ip, my boy; you have done It Tell me,
how did you find It?"
"I And it sir? I didn't I did It by
forcing three generations of hill build
ing red ants to collect gold dust when
they'd nothing -else with which to
build. I bred Into them the instinct
to collect nothing but gold. Six months
ago I brought them out here and
planted them. You see the result"
The old gentlemnn saw and then
and there gave Philip his full consent
On their pack horses they took that
ant pile to civilization.
Philip bad won LtlieL The old man
was delighted. Philip was still more
delighted, but the most delighted of all
Banker nerrington enthusiastically
proclaimed that he bad the most Intel
ligent son-in-law In existence, for the
supply of ants Is unlimited, and In the
sands of Arizona are undoubtedly bil
lions of gold dust that for lack of wa
ter, can never be washed.
But In destroying that golden ant
hill for the sake of his gold they had
unwittingly killed all the trained In
habitants. Philip could never again breed an
other hill like them. It is now one of
the lost arts.
Hut the motto engraved on the Iler-rlngton-Stone
escutcheon reads, "Qo
to the ant, thou sluggard."
Telegraph News of the Week.
(Speciul to the MAUI NEWS.)
HONOLULU, Nov. 20. Sugar, $80.40.
BRUTALITY TO PRISONERS ALLEGED.
HONOLULU, November 19. An escaped convict from penitentiary was
brutally treated by a luna enpturer. The matter is being investigated.
GOING AFTER SALOONS THROUGH LEGISLATURE.
Honolulu saloons will have a fight on their hands when the legislature
meets. Opposition is to be made to swinging doors by Anti-Saloon League.
DESPERATE STRUGGLE BETWEEN GERMANS AND RUSSIANS.
LONDON, November 19. The eastern campaign has now reached an
acute phase, and while the Russians have met reverses the advance into
East Prussia continues. Russians claim possession of passes in Carpathian
mountains where contact with Austrian rear gurd was established.
Von Hindcnburg has begun a desperate attempt to check Russian advance
on Poland, and the best German armies are being rushed to scene of great
battle west of Warsaw, between Vistula and Werthes. Tremendous efforts
will be made to smash Russian center in this battle to relieve danger of
Immediate invasion of Silisia.
A terrific battle in progress past four days at Eolda.
REPORTS OF BOMBARDMENT CONFIRMED.
PETROGRAD, November 19. News of the bombardment of Russian forts
it Libeau by a German squadron and the Turkish port of Trebizond by the
Russian fleet o nTuesday, has been announced officially.
JAPAN HASTENS TO
SYDNEY, November 19 Japan has notified Australia that she is ready
to turn over to keeping of Australians, the Marshall and Pacific Islands, taken
from Germany. These are to be administered by Austcalia until final dis
position is decided upon.
BEET SUGAR COMPANIES COMBINE.
OGDEN, November 19. Consolidation of the Lewiston, and the Ama'gam
ated Sugar Companies has been consummated. The Mormon church is a heavy
FIGHTING NOW IN
LONDON, November 19. Heavy fighting taking place between British
Cast Indian troops and German forces in German East Africa.
LONDON, November 19. Great
to Belgian relief fund.
RUSSIANS SAY THEY ARE WINNING.
PETROGRAD, November 18. Russians still winning. Say that In cam
paign against Austrians furious fighting has taken place in province of Buko
v.lna, Austrians fleeing in great disorder.
NO REASON WHY TURKS FIRED ON CRUISER.
WASHINGTON, November 19. The Tennessee incident remains unexplained.
YEAR FOR HITTING SOLDIER.
HONOLULU, November 20. Hawaiian who assaulted soldier last Octo
ber, sentenced by Judge Ashford to one year at hard labor.
CUTTING TIME TO NEW YORK.
Ocean service to New York by American-Hawaiian line reduced to twenty
PLENTY OF FIGHTING, FEW RESULTS.
PARIS, November 18. Numerous artillery duels yesterday, also isolated
infantry attacks by Germans, all of which were repulsed. French Zouaves
made series of brilliant bayonet charges, capturing a forest position that has
been hotly contested for for several days.. They showed greatest courage
LONDON, November 18. Germans' eastern offensive movement has been
resumed and Warsaw is again threatened. New movement strikes at Russian
line, but Russians declare move will not cause slightest diversion of present
Russian invasion of East Prussia.
Berlin maintains Grcmans won victory near Lipno, forcing Russians to
make stand before crossing Vistula and Warthe.
REMAINS TO COME
SAN FRANCISCO, November 19. Ashes cf Mrs. Thelma Parker Smart
and baby go to Honolulu by Siberia on Saturday, accompanied by members
LIGHTFOOT COMING HOME.
Attorney Lightfoot is on Wilhelmina for Honolulu.
FIRE BUG GETS TWO YEARS.
George McGowan, who set fire to a plantation house at Waimanalo, was
sentenced to two years In penitentiary.
AMERICA WILL NOT FIGHT TURKEY.
WASHINGTON, November 19. President Wilson made it plain t- comes-ponde'-'j
yesterday that there will be no war on Turkey by the United SLs.
Captain Decker of Tennessee told by State and Navy Department to take
no action. Ambassador Morgenthau will ask for full statement of reasons
for firing on the cruiser.
MANY CHANGES EXPECTED IN WAR DEPARTMENT.
WASHINGTON, November 18. With promotion of General Hugh Scott
tc chief of staff, other changes through promotion will follow.
WANTS MORE DEFENSE FOR TERRITORIES.
General Wotherspoon, who retired Monday, left a strong recommendation
for more adequate defense of over-seas territory. Says it is impossible to
protect Alaska with 5000 men, or Philippines with 7000 in case of attack.
Consul Silliman of Mexico City cables that Carranza's first chief repu
diates telegram sent out by Gonzales declaring Carranza would retire in
favor of Cuiterrez.
COMMANDER OF TENNESSEE CONFIRMS ATTACK.
WASHINGTON, November 18. Captain Decker, of cruiser Tennessee
has reported that his vessel was fired upon by Turkish forts. He has been
asked for further details.
SHOW GOOD FAITH.
Britain has donated half million dollars
ATTACK ON RUSSIANS.
HERE FOR INTERMENT.