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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY lrt, 1915.
I UUK ISLAND UUN I LMrUnAriltb f
WHAT WILL HAWAII GET WOH ITS
Hawaii Is spending $inn.0t)fl Rt t't.e
San Frnnrlsco Fair $100,000 of lax
Wlipt equivalent value Is thp tax
payors going to receive- for this $lon.
00ft? Early In the pnn.c Hawaii proponed
to make an exhibit at San Francisco
on thp llnrg so successfully carried
nt at the Seattle Fair, but many
Jmes more elaborate and attractive.
In principle the plan was to concen
trate a complete and typical Hawaii
an exhibit in the Hawaiian building.
Hawaiian fish; Hawaiian music; dio
ramas and moving pictures with a lec
turer explaining them; Hawaiian pine
apple, pineapple Juice and coffee, on
Bale, served by pretty Hawaiian girl
on Koa tables; exhibits of Hawaii
old and new our products, beauties
and possibilities In evidence on all
On a much smaller scale, this kind
of an exhibit was the most attractive
on the grounds at Seattle. It would
have stood m the front rank at San
The Fair authorities put the stamp
of disapproval upon this proposition
and objected to exhibits and sales In
the building insisted on their going
In the main buildings.
Commissioner Wood made the
stand "no exhibits In the Hawaiian
building no building." His "home
town" backed him up, and It was un
derstood by the powers that be nad
given way; that there was to be a
limited exhibit in a main building, to
save the face of the Fair authorities,
and that the concentrated Hawaiian
exhibit would appear in the Hawaiian
In some mysterious fashion the
pineapples and the juice and the cof
fee and the Koa tables and the pretty
girls, and the lecturer, have faded
away and the exhibits have evaporat
ed. The "exhibit" will consist prim
arily of a reception hall, with pictures
and palms and plants to be suro; but
there will be thousands of palms uud
pictures and plants elsewhere tee
life and snap and go which made the
Seattle exhibit the live wire of the
exposition is to be nil.
There will be left the fish and tr.o
singers. It Is understood there will
be moving pictures but no lecturer.
There will be Mr. Wood, at expenses
not to exceed $300 per month. A Ka
leldeoscopic Commissioner, chang'".g
vvery other month, expenses not to
xceed $300 per month. A Janitor, a
ard man, an usher for what purpose
does not appear. A "matron" for
what purpose still more does n:t ap
pear perhaps to chaperone the
usher; and now it appear that another
janitor is necessary.
Emasculated of its life and exhibits
what is there left to show for the
The two main things left, are: to
have a glad hand artist present, to
welcome guests who come to see the
exhibits which are not there, and talk
them into coming to Hawaii; and sec
ond to have a "publicity man" present
to keep Hawaii and the Hawaiian ex
hibit everlastingly before the public
through the press and otherwise,
A good "press agent" can do this,
It will not do itself. It can be done
in no other way.
But we are told that this cannot be
done, by reason of lack of money!
An impression is growing in Hono
lulu that there is more politics and
pulls than exhibits and public interest
Involved in the expenditure of our
$100,000. P. C. Advertiser.
CHANGED LAWS LIKELY
With Congress showing a clear maj
ority in favor of Prohibition and Ku-
blo urging a woman suffrage plebis
cite here, the chances for important
changes in our laws look .very strong.
Woman suffrage would very likely be
favorably voted on in the islands.
NO PILIKIA ON SHOW DOWN.
When it comes to a show down, it
will be found that the United States
and Great Britain will never haire
t any trouble over the seizure of con
traband cargoes. Uncle Sam Is al
ways for a square deal and, when
.rnnVed deiilire is shown to have
been indulged in by any of his citi
zens, the proper authorities will see
that it is stopped, notwithstanding all
the pressure that may be brought to
bear from any quarter. Hawaii Her-
DAY WORK OBSOLETE.
Any suggestion that the mucH need
ed bridge across the Wailuku river al
Pitman street should be constructed
by day labor, should meet with the
opposition that any such fool echem
would surely meet in an up-to-date
county. The bridge is badly needed to
replace the present unsafe one which
Is closed to traffic, but the job should
be a contract affair, open to bids from
contractors all over .the territory and
elsewhere. The concrete bridge,
about 125 feet In length, would prob
ably cost around $20,000 to build by
contract. By day labor, the job would,
without doubt, cost twice that am
ount. There has been enough of the
tax payers' money thrown away in the
past without starting out another
campaign of extravagance. Hawaii
ALIEN LABOR LAWS.
Here is a new international mix-up
which has some queer angles. Great
Britain nd Italy have protested
against a new Arizona law which pro
vides that eighty per cent of those
employed on works must be citizens
of the United States, and Japan has
made an official inquiry to Secretary
Bryan, without lodging any formal
complaint. Hawaii has for many years
had and still has ,a law providing that
all those employed on public works
must be citizens, or persons eligible
to become such. Arizona seems to ! o
extending this principle to private en
terprises. Hilo Tribune.
THE STEP TOWARD INTERNA
TIONALISM. The destiny of the human race is
not disunion but union, not perpetual
warfare but perpetual peace. It Is
plainly shown in the fecord of his
tory. The drift of histoiy from the
beginning has been toward a federal
At the dawn of history there was
a group of a few people which was
called a clan or a tribe, then came the
city-states of Babylonia, Syria,
Greece, and Italy. These were the
most important political units, for
r.bout two thousand years, in the cl.'i
lized world of Mediterranean. Ther.
came the nation states' of Hidein
times which grew up after the break
of the Roman Empire. In the course
of time there appeared state of new
type the federal state of numeror.:
states such as present German Em
pire, the United States, and others
Above facts indicate that the nat
ural and logical issue of the national
ism, is Internationalism.
The first significant preparation for
the world union is the democracy. At
moet all the leading states of the
world have representative form of
government The second important
preparation Is the federalism. This
supplies the principle which may be
applied to the organisation of the
world without danger to the principle
of local authority and legitimate nat
lonal freedom. The third and tbi
most significant preparation is th
existence of the sentiment of brothe'
hood of man. There has been growing
a new social conscience which recog
nizes the universality of the moial
law which recognizes that it is a law
as binding upon nation as upon indi
The scientific discoveries also hel
ed the growth of world union steiirr
railway, steamship, telegraph, wl
less telegraph, and others. These
things practically annihilated th
time and space and brought the or.ee
Isolated nations close together and
made necessary and inevitable
form the world union. Hilo Shinpo,
LOOKING TOO FAR AHEAD.
Governor Pinkham has advanced
ideas about opening lands for settle
ment. He does not want to make a
move regarding .the Waiakea lan is
until public utility arrangements are
made so that there will be no tear
ing ud of the streets for all time. If
this means laying street railways
underground telephone, and light
wires, perfecting sewer systems, be
fore there is any population on the
land, and before anyone has much
definite Idea regarding how many se'
tiers there will be, then are the Wai
akea lands closed for all time. Cer
tainly no light or telephone or gas
or railway company is going to under
take in advance to arrange to supply
a suburb, so that the supplies will al
ways be adequate, when the popula
tion is an unknown quantity. Hilo
NAMING OF TAX ASSESSORS
We understand that the effort will
be renewed in the coming Legislature
lo nave uie law bo uuruucu iui m
assessors may, in future, De appoint
ed by the boards of supervisors of the
counties, respectively, in place of by
the Territorial treasurer, as at pres
The suggestion is In line with the
American idea, which, in general,
Call of the
d. - .j u..i i C4Pwart FrfwarH
wniteueanng whd Liieaia iraa-i
ing Post of the Great Hudson Bay
Company of Canada.
Those who have read Stewart Ed
ward White's "The Conjuror's House",
will not need to be told that a treat
is in store for them in the pictorial
production of this strong story of the
Canadian northland, which will be
shown at the Wailuku Orpheum next
Tuesday night under the title of "The
Call of the North."
The Call of the North," is the
story of a factor representing the
great Hudson Bay Company trading
companies who controlled the north
ern country at that time, his Inhuman
and tyrannical methods of dealing
with offenders. The tortuous punish
ment conceived by this man, such as
condemning an offender to travel the
journey of death" across the great
white couutry. Kobert Edeson and
Theodore Roberts are the leading
players in "The Call of the North,"
both of whom are famous among Am
erican and English theater goers. The
film is said to be one of the bent and
most Interesting of any yet shown in
NEW APPOINTEE WELL KNOWN.
Edward F. Friel, whose name was
sent by President Wilson to the Sen
ate last Friday, as nominee for the
postmastership of Lahaina is a ka
maaina, well known all over the is
lands. He is the father of James L.
Friel of the Inter-Island Steam Navi
seeks to vest the people with the full
est rights compatible with satisfac
Of course the usual argument will
be advanced that tax assessors should
have the largest degree of independ
ence, and should in no wise be under
obligations to their "victims" for poli
tical consideration, as might be the
case under the plan now suggested,
And that argument has weight un
doubtedly; but is it of more import
ance than a faithful endeavor to in
cline and cling more closely to Amer
lean ideals? There might be some
ground "for objection to making the
assessorships elective; but placing
the matter in the hands of the coun
ty supervisors would meet the situa
tion half way, at least, and would be
nearer the American mark than at
But why stop at the tax assessors?
There are several offices now filled
by Territorial appointment, that are
essentially local as to duties and re
sponsibilities. Why should the officers
holding them not be elected by the
people? We are progressing In the
matter of American home-rule, but let
us get just a little nearer to it, and
leave to the people such matters as
they are fully capable of handling.
What earthy sense there was in ap
pointing five men to constitute the
Hawaii World's Fair Commissioner is
hard to understand. According to the
daily papers, the whole responsibility
of the proper disbursement of the
$100,000, of the tax-payers' money,
rests with II. P. Wood, chairman of
the commission, and he is just out of
the hospital, after undergoing a capi
tal operation. It seems that the bal
ance of the commission were merely
appointed to enjoy the ten dollars per
diem expense money that they have
voted themselves. It is to laugh!
It was not necessary for Kuhio to
be at Washington at the opening of
Congress. We know It was not, be
cause Kuhio says so himself. At the
same time, that was the very time
that the River and Harbor Committee
made up the bill and side-tracked Ho
nolulu. This seems to have been one
occasion when the rubber stamp and
the "efficient young man" failed to
What do we need a Delegate at
Washington for. anyway? P. C. Ad
The Smart will may not be smart
enough to stand bending in the courts
without" breaking. It's to be contest
The (now) Un-Pleasanton Hotel U
short 169 'bono fide signers to its ap
plication for liquor llcem. That'll be
a Pleasan' un for Punahou Kohala
MakahifJ Divorce CaSB Must Be Re-
ineu aays supreme tnuri, oe-
cause of Judge Kingsbury's Star
The territorial supreme court hand
ed down a significant decision Tues
day afternoon In the divorce suit of
John Makahio against Kalelonehu Ma-
kahio, one of the cases In which Cir
cuit Judge S. B. Kingsbury was
brought "under fire" last year at the
time he was being urged for reap
pointment to the bench on Maul.
The supreme court not only revers
es Judge Kingsbury's decision, which
granted the separation to the wife, or
libelee, and remands the cause for re
hearing, reports the Star-Bulletin, but
sharply comments on Judge Kings
bury's action in taking testimony be
hind closed doors.
"Under section 2229, Revised Laws,
providing that no divorce case shall
be heard except openly in the public
courtrooms," says the supreme court
in its syllabus, "while it may in cer
tain cases be proper to exclude from
the courtroom persons of immature
years, the circuit Judge has no power
to hear a case except openly in the
public courtroom and the taking of
testimony by the Judge in his private
chambers behind closed doors Is error
for which the case must be reversed."
The supreme court opinion is writ
ten by Chief Justice A. G. M. Robort
son, Associate Jusitce A. M. Watson
and Acting Associate Justice C. W.
Ashford concurring. In reviewing the
facts the court says, speaking of the
libel and cross-libel and their Joint
trial before Judge Kingsbury on Mr.y
"It appears from the transcript of
evidence which is made a part of the
record in this case on appeal, and also
by the affidavit of Edmund H. Hart,
Esq., clerk of the chcuit court of L e
second judicial circuit, on file in th'
court, that the said judge before
whom said causes were tried, after
same had been finally submitted by
the parties and by him taken under
advisement; on to wit, June 8, 1914,
proceeded to reopen said causes in h'
private chambers by taking further
evidence from the libellee here'u,
neither the libellant nor his attorney
being notified of this proceeding anl
neither of them being present.
"That again, on the 9th day of June
1914, the said judge, in his private
office, in the absence of the parties
hereto or their counsel and behind
closed doors, further reopened said
causes for the taking of additional
testimony, and proceeded to examine
certain witnesses who had been ub
poenaed by the direction of said judge
to appear at said time and place and
give their evidence. Neither of the
parties hereto nor their respective at
torneys were notified by the judge of
his Intention to reopen the causes for
the taking of further evidence nor
were said parties or their counsel
given an opportunity to be present
and examine or cross-examine jco
In conclusion the court makes the
following strong statement:
The action of the circuit judge In
reopening this case and taking test!
mony in his private chambers behind
closed doors was an utter disregard
of the statute and his misconduct in
that regard was heightened by the
fact that such proceedings were heard
without notice to the parties or th'.-'r
counsel and without giving them an
opportunity to be present."
UPA In Honolulu, January 11, 1915
Samuel Upa of 1509 Chung Hoon
lane, this city, a native of Hilo, Ha
waii, aged 45 years.
SUMNER In Mokapu, January 9
John K. Sumner, uncle of R. W.
Davis, W. S. Ellis and Mrs. E. L.
Buffandeau, aged ninety-four years.
SEXTON In San Fiancisco, January
8, Mrs. Mathilda, mother of Mrs. L.
H. Dee of San Francisco and Miss
Mary Sexton of Honolulu, at the
home of Mrs. Dee, aged 76 years.
YOUNG In Honolulu, January 8,
1915, Mrs. Maria Young, aged sev
WILLIAMS In Twin Lakes, Santa
Cruz, Cal., January 1, 1915, Mr3.
Sarah E. Williams, a native of Ho
nolulu, aged seventy-seven years.
SMITH In Honolulu, January 8, 1915
to Mr. and Mrs. Lorrin K. Smith, a
ORDINANCE NO. 28.
An Ordinance Creating an "Engineer's
Department for the County of
Maui"; Defining the Functions of
the Department and the Rui-9
and Regulations Covering the
Same; and Creating the Office of
"County Engineer"; Defining He
Qualifications and Powers, ard
Prescribing His Duties and Re
sponsibilities; and Repealing such
Portions of Ordinance Number 27,
and Other Existing Ordinances, as
Are Found to be in Conflict with
the Provisions Hereof.
Be it Ordained by the Board of Su
pervisors within and for the County
of Maul, that:
Section 1. A department is hen by
created to be known as and styled the
'Engineer's Department for the Coun
ty of Maui."
All work of the County having to
do with the designing, surveying, con-
srtucting, care, maintenance, improv
ing and alteration of all public build
ings, grounds, sewers, street lighting,
waterworks, public highways, roads,
streets, lanes, sidewalks, squares,
courts, trails, and bridges, and all ma
terial, stock, supplies, machinery,
tools and other property used in con
nection with said work, shall coite
Within the scope of the "Engineer's
Section 2. The offices of "County
Engineer" is also hereby created.
Seciton 3. The County Engineer
shall be a person capable of preparing
and submitting, when called upon so
to do, detailed plans, specifications
and estimates concerning any and r'I
work of a public character pertain
ing to buildings, roads, bridges.
waterworks and other classes of pub
lic works calling for engineering
skill. He shall not engage in any
private enterprises that wfli imrair
the efficiency of his department.
Section 4. The County Engineer
shall be appointed by, and hold office
during the pleasure of, the Board ol
Supervisors; and shall receive such
compensation for his services as may
be fixed by the Board of Supervise vs.
Section 5. The County Engineer
shall have complete charge or, and ,)e
responsible for, all work connected
and having to do with the Engineer's
Department; as well as have complete
charge of, and be responsible for, all
property of whatsoever nature be
longing to said Engineer's Depart
ment; subject only to written orders
received from the Board of Super
He shall at all times, in all mat
ters pertaining to the work of his de
pnrtment arising outside of the usual
routine, keep in touch and coner with
the Chairman and Executive Officer
of the Board; shall submit to the
Board, in writing, monthly relio.-ts
showing the condition of affairs con
nected with his department, work ac
complished, expenditures made, and
future requirements. Before enter!
upon the duties of his office, he shrill
give a bond to the County of Maui for
the faithful performance of the duties
of his office in the sum of $5,000.00.
Section 6. Upon assuming .he du
ties of office the County Engineer may
appoint, and at any lime remove, sub
ject to the approval of the Board, a
superintendent of waterworks fo
each of the following districts: Wai
luku, Lahaina, Makawan, Molokai arid
Hana. He may also appoint ,and at
any time remove, sunject to tne ap
proval of the Board, a District Over
seer for each of the following dis
tricts, or portions of districts, through
out the County: Wailuku, Lahaina
East Makawao. Wet:t Makawao, Mo
lokai and I'.ana.
Section 7. Upon assuming the Cu
ties for which they are appointed each
of the superintendents of waterworks
as well as each of the District Over
seers, shall give a bond to and in
favor of the County of Maul, in such
amount as may be called for by ti e
County Engineer subject to the ap
proval of the Board.
Section 8. Each superintendent of
waterworks,, and each district .er
seer, shall submit, in writing, to the
County Engineer, a monthly report
showing the condition of affairs con:
nected with his section or district,
work accomplished and expenditures
Section 9. Upon assuming the du
ties of his office the County Engineer
may likewise appoint, and at any time
remove, subject to the approval of the
Board, a clerk. The clerk's duties
shall be to assist the County Engineer
in keeping all records, maps, book,
accounts, and statisitcs, and perform
such clerical and office work as may
from time to time be required of him.
His compensaiton shall be such as the
Board may from time to time allow,
Section 10. In cases of emergency,
and where, in the opinion of the Coun
ty Engineer, it is manifestly econom
ical, or otherwise advisable, so to do,
the County Engineer may direct Dis
trict Overseers to perform' duties in
districts other than the one for which
they may have been specifically ap
pointed, and it shall be the duty of
overseers to follow such directions.
Section 11. Ordinance No. 27, In so
far as it conflicts with this Ordinance,
and any other existing ordinance or
ordinances, resolution or resolutions
found to be in conflict with tbo pro
visions hereof, arc repealed.
Section 12. This Ordinance shall
take effect from and after tao date of
Its approval, and Its publication once
a week for a period of two cufsecu
Itve weeks In a newspaper of general
circulation published In the County
of Maui, and the posting of a true
copy thereof upon a bulletin board in
front of or near the rooms o ; -upied
by the Board of Supervisors.
Approved this 6th day of January,
BOAxwD OF SUPERVISORS WITHIN
AND FOR THE COUNTY O!"
By S. E. KALAMA,
Chairman and Executive Officer
Board of Supervisors, County uf
Maui, Territory of Hawaii.
I hereby certify that the foregoing
ordinance, upon consideration had
and vote taken, was passed by the
Board of Supervisors for and within
the County of Maul, Territoiy of Ha
waii, at its regular session held on
the 6th day of January, 1913, at its
Board Room in Wailuku, County of
WM. FRED KAAE,
County Clerk, County of Maui.
Jan. 16, 23, 1915.
The grounds of the wireless Btatior.
at Lahaina are private, and admit
tance will not be allowed except
strictly on business. Automobiles and
other vehicles must be left outside.
Tourists and Mr. Schoening fake n v
SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNI
TURE. At the residence of the lute Alex
ander J. McLeod, I will sell at Public
Auction, on Saturday, the 16th of
January, 1915, at 4 o'clock P. M., all
of the household furniture, etc., con
sisting of bedroom and dining room
furniture, sewing machine, Piano, 1
Touring Overland automobile, plants,
and ferns, etc.
Trains will runs from Puunene Mill
to residence for accommodation of in
tending purchaseis, without charge.
EDMUND H. HART,
Jan. 9-16. 1915. Auctioneer.
The regular annual meeting of the
Maul Pineapple Company, Limited,
will be held at the Cannery, at Pau
wela, on the 23rd day of January, A.
D. 1915, at 1p.m.
44 6t. Secretary.
Laut Kalserllcher Verordnung 1st
der unausgebildete Land sturm zwei
ten Aufgebotes aufgerufen worden.
Es werden daher Angehoerige des
unausgebildeten Landsturmes zweiten
Aufgebotes aufgefordert, sich unver
zueglich auf dlesem Konsulat schrift
lich oder muendlich unter Vorlegung
ihrer Militaerpapiere zu melden
zwecks Elntragung in die Liste. Die
Rueckkehr nach Deutchland wird
erst auf weltere WeiBung zu erfolgen
Kaiserlich Deutsches Konsulat.
46 3t. KonBUl.
James C. Toss, Jr.,
THE HOME OF THE
Stelnwoy ana Starr
We have a large stock of
Inside Player Pianos
at fair prices and easy terms.
We take old pianos in exchange.
Thayer Piano Co., Ltd.