Newspaper Page Text
If you wish Prosperity
Advertise in the News
What is Best for Maui
is Best for the' News
WAILUKU, MAUI, T. H., SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1915.
Seven Out of Ten Places as Good as Won Bevins
Wins Attorneyship By Big .Majority
Kalama Will Again Be Chairman.
Chairman Board of Supervisors Sam. E. Kalama, (R).
. Supervisor David T. Fleming, (R).
County Sheriff Clement Crowell, (R).
County Clerk Wm. Fred. Kaae, (R).
County Auditor Chas. Wilcox, (R). x
County Attorney E. R. Bevins, (R).
County Treasurer L. M. Baldwin, (R).
NOMINATED BUT NOT ELECTED.
Supervisors Republicans: R. A. Drummond, Philip Pall, J. N. Uahl-
nui.. Democrats: Pla Cockett, Jerry Burns, Pa I a' Nakl, and Dr.
J. H. Raymond. K
Unless the official returns from the
Ulupalakua precinct, which will not In
to until today, and a canvas of the
total irotes cast m a number of other
precincts proves to be Incorrect, all
but four of tlio county offices were
legally filled at the primary election
held last Saturday. Three out of the
four positions on the Doard of super
visors failed to receive a majority of
the total votes cast, and the nominees
for these places must make, their final
race at the regular May election.
Good Vote Polled.
According to the present count 2Q53
votes weie polled in tho county out of
a total registration of 2603. Under tho
primary law, a candldato for nomina
tion receiving a majority of the votes
cast is declared elected. Although
Sam Kalama did not receive such maj
ority, ho is as good as elected, not
having a democratic opponent In his
race for chairmanship of the board.
E. It. Bevins, whose vote amounted
to 1030, has only 7 votes to spare, ac
cording to the present figures, if he Is
to escape a contest with his demo
cratic opponent, Eugene Murphy, for
tho placo of County Attorney.
Wilcox for auditor and Baldwin for
treasurer, had 1414 and 1415 votes res
pectlvcly,rand had no opponents.
Clem Crowell beat Charlie Lako for
sheriff by a vote of 1283 to 591; and
William Fred Kaab defeated J. N. K.
, Kcola, 1188 to 609.
Davo Fleming led among tho super
visors with a total of 1081, with Drum
mond a close second with 995.
May Not Take Chances.
It is possible that tho candidates
thus apparently elected, will not take
chances on a number of ambiguous
points In tho law, but will regularly
qualify and stand for the regular elec
tion, unless an opinion from the Su
premo Court can be obtained in the
meantime that Is satisfactory. For
instance there Is uncertainty as to
what is meant by a majority of the
votes cast. Somo hold that it means
a majority of voters who cast a bal
lot. Others think that all ballots
WILL ATTEND FAMILY REUNION.
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Lufkin will leavo
on tho Manoa early next month for
the Coast, to bo gone for about two
months. After taking In tho Fair at
San Francisco, they will go east,
where they will attend tho annual
family reunion In celebration of Mr.
Lufkln's mother's birthday, In Nor
mal, 111., on May 10. Sho will at that
timo be 90 years of age, and Is still
well and active. Mrs. Lufkin visited
Maul In 1902, and although 72 years
of age mado the trip to tho summit of
Haleakala with great enjoyment.
Accompanying Mr .and Mrs. Lufkin
to tljo coast will bo Miss Macfarland
and Miss Smith, who havo boon In
laul for the past year, but. who aro
now returning t'o their homes in tho
ST. PATRICK'S DAY DANCE.
. Tho St. Patrick's danco on Wednes
day night at tho Gymnasium was an
unusually pleasant affair, aud well at
tended. Dancing was kept up by tho
enthusiastic ones until past midnight.
thrown out for cause must be deduct
ed from this, which it is known would
make a considerable difference. It
Is believed (hat tho Inspectors of elec
tion also experienced confusion on
this point, so the 2053 given as the
total vote cast, Is far from certain.
Inspectors Make Errors.
That tho meaning of the law was
not clearly understood is evidenced by
the returns mado in both the Puunene
precinct and tho Hamakuapoko pre
cinct, notwithstanding the undoubted
ly high mental equipment represented
on both of these boards of inspectors.
In Puunene, under the head of "tot'U
votes cast" was given 2095, while, the
registered vote In the preclncl Ih but
311; whllo at Hamakuapoko, under
tho samo heading, tho officia! return
shows 1601 votes cast for a registra
tion of 263.
Probably the biggest surni i te of the
day was the big majority secured by
E. R. Bevins over Dan .;asc for couu'
ty attorney. Up to tho time the re
turns began to come in on Saturday
evening, Case's friends were evidently
sincere In their expressed confidence
of his victory ;and even his opponents
were apparently surprised by the land
slide when It started.
Central Maul Lost Out.
A goo'd deal of dissatisfaction is to
bo heard over the fact that the re
publicans on Central Maul failed to
land a single, nominee for the board
of supervisors, whllo Lahaina district
has two, Hana onet- and Molokai one,
For this reason it is asserted by some
that there is to be a general non-par
tlsatfrally around Pla Cockett and Dr.
Raymond at the regular election, In
an effort to land them on the board
as Deipocratic candidates
George Weight, of Wailuku, by the
returns lasl Saturday night was only
four votes behind Uahlnui, but Inter
returns have Increased the latters
majority to 65 all through tho officlnl
returns from tho Molokai precincts.
Weight is considering contesting Mir
vote, but has not yet decided on the
DEATH OF PROMINENT MOLOKAI
Mrs. Koleka Kapaehaolo .widow of
the late A. P. Kapaehaole, who was
representative from Molokai for sov.
eral sessions during tho monarchy,
died at her homo at Halawa, Molokai
at, 2 o'clock Tuesday morning, March
1C, aged about 52 years. Sho is sur
vlved by two sisters, Mrs. Moohila Ka
nlkau, mother of Deputy Sheriff Joel
Nakalcka, of Molokai, and Mrs. Mika
hala Kiha, grandmother of tho Misses
Edith D. and Violet K. Keola.
A sampan was sent over to Lahaina
where Miss Keola boarded it and pro
coeded to Molokai.
Tho dbceased is a member of one
of tho oldest and most respected fam
Hies on Molokai, and her funeral, bjeld
at Halawa valley on Wednesday after
noon, was very largely attended.
MAUI ELKS' ROUND-UP TONIGHT
Maui Elks, of which thero aro tome
20 o,r 30, will hold their annual lovo
feast at tho Maul Hotel at 8 o'clock
this evening. The affair promises to
bo an unusually pleasant occasion.
Haiku Farmers Refuse
to Back Kula Protest
Think it Bad Policy Resolution
Would Have Legislators to Keep
Hands Off Marketing Division
May Reconsider Action.
On the grounds that it would ho dis
respectful to tho law makers, and
that tho farmers have need of
tho local merchants, tho Haiku Farm
ers' Asspciatlon, at a meeting held on
Wednesday evening, refused to back
up the Kula Farmers' Association In
resolutions recently adopted by the
last named body. These resolutions,
as published In full in last weeki-'
Maul News, protested against the ac
tion of tho House committee on Agti-
culture In instructing tho superintend
ent of tho Territorial Marketing Divi
sion to erase making purcluisoa of
supplies for tho farmers, as he had
There was considerable discussion
over the matter by the members of
tho Haiku' association, but a motion
to endorse the resolutions was finally
voted down. The meeting was a rmall
one ,and it Is intimated that tho mat
ter will be brought up again for re
WHO WILL BE THE SACRI
FICE? If Fleming Is declared elected
by the primary vote, but three
of tHe four places on the board
of supervisors remain to be fill
,ed.. But there are four demo
cratic candidates nominated.
Question: Which of the four is
to get the ax?
Apparently there is no solu
tion of this problem in the law.
Also if the democrats dump Na
kl, their low man, It will
strengthen Uahinul, the republi
can candidate, both being Molo
kai candidates.. There is a good
deal of speculation among the
politicians as to how this tan
gle will be handled.
DEATH OF CAPTAIN ROBERTS.
James Roberts, captain of police at
Lahaina, and for fifteen years con
nected with the Maul police force,
died about 2 o'clock Wednesday af
ternoon at tho Malulanl hospital, Wai
luku, where he had been 'confined for
several months. Ho was about 36
years of age, and is survived by a
wife and three children. The funeral
which took placo on Thursday at La.
halna, was very largely attended.
Tho deceased was a native of La.
nai, and had lived practically all of
his life on Maul, Ho was considered
one of the best olllcers on the. Maul
police force, and was universally
liked,, Tho illness which finally re.
suited in his death has been of long
standing, and necessitated a numl n
of operations, which however, were
unable to restoro him to health. The
widow and children havo the rmcrnl
sympathy of all.
WOMAN SUFFRAGE LEADER VIS
Mrs. Alice Parks, one of tho lead
ing workers for tho Woman Suffrage
movement ill tho United States, spent
several days on Maul this week. Mrs.
Park, whose homo is in Palo Alto, has
been in Honolulu for a month or more,
whero sho has addressed various or
ganlzatlons on woman suffrage, on
child welfare, and world's peace, In
all of which movements she. Is prom
DurinK her Maul visit she addrosi
ed a gathering of women at the ho.itr
of Mrs. Howell, Wailuku, on Thurs
day afternoon, and sho also held an.
other meeting at Paia on Friday. Slir
returns to Honolulu this afternoon
Mrs. Parks has been a llfo long wo.k
er for tho enfranchisement of women,
Sho is an able an Intoiosting talker,
and Is thoroughly convinced that lior
work will sco Its full fruition within
a vory few years.
WHY CASE DIDN'T GET ELECTED.
"I've discovered the reason I didn't
got elected," declared Dan Case, the
day after tho big March snow-slido,
"and I'm dead sure It's right I dldn'i
get enough votes!"
Smith Just Simply
Can't Stay Straight
Out of Jail, With Good Job and
Friends to Help Him, He Jumps
to Hilo With Other's Property
Pilikia For Him if He Comes Back
Fred L. Smith, who po3ed as Sen
ator Warren's son and as suqh pars
ed a worthless check upon :ho First
National Bank of Wailuku somo
months ago, Is likely to be In further
trouble. Following his release from
jail a few weeks .ago, after Bervlnp
his sentence, ho was given assistance
by a number of Wailuku persons, and
finally landed a job with Enders Gar
age. But in about two weeks ho dls
appealed, and with him went about
?28 ,ln money which Mr. Enders had
iTdvanccd him, besides a quantity of
tools and a suit case.
It has been learned that Smith wont
from here to Hllo, and so far as is
known, is still there. It has also come
to light that tho Itcv. J. C. Vllliers
wan nlso stung by Smith. Tho dis
appearance of a number of automo
bile tubes from tho county garage,
where Smith .worked as a trusty dur
ing his incarceration, is also coinci
dent with his leaving.
Smith is said to be a fair mechanic
and a very handy man, but he isn't
wanted on Maui. According to the
police, ho will probably not bo dis
turbed unless he returns here of his
own accord. 1
Tourist Agency Men See
Big Asset in
Philip C. Hall and L. It. Warner, of
the Paradise Tours Company, or ti mo
lulu, spent most of this week looking
Into tho attractions of Man' Uicy left
last evening exceedingly enthiifi.astlc.
It Is their plan to conduct parties to
Maul weekly, and they have mapped
out a number of interesting itineraries
and perfected tho details of having
their patrons looked after. "Maul cer
tainly appeals to us," said Mr. Hall.
"and wo see big possibilities fot our
business here. Wo aro doing splendid
ly in our now business, and Maul is
going to bo ono of our big assets.
We'ro leaving tonight, but we'll be
Tho Paradise Tours Company had
tho handling of the big Great North
ern excursion a few weeks ago.
MAKAWAO LITERARY NEXT
The next regular literary td bo held
at the Paia Community House, March
7, gives promise of being Cecldedly
Interesting. It Is to bo "A Night In
Japan." A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all friends to be present, and
to como garbed in tho quaint costume
of Japan, An elaborate program has
been arranged on which much pains,
taking effort has been spent, consist
lng of characteristic dances, including
tho famous ancient war dant.o, and a
Lillputlan boxing exhibition. Decora
lions and dainty refreshments of a de
cided Oriental natuio will add much
to tho evening's enjoymont.
CARNIVAL TIE WILL BE DECIDED.
According to J. Garcia, of tho Maul
Athletic Association, tho committee to
decide the tie between tho All-Maul
and the All-Chineso teams In the car
nival scries has not yet had timo to
act, and as far as the conimitteo was
concorned thero novor was any idea
of not rendoilng a decision, Tho
waiving of claim to tho cup by the
Chinese, ho says, has no bearing on
the matter whatever.
NEW DIRECTOR WILL TALK TO
KUIAHA FARMERS TONIGHT.
J. M. Wcstgalo, director of tho Ha-
wall Experiment Station, will address
a meotlng of tho Kulaha Farmers' As
soclallon at tho Kulaha schoolhousc
this evening. This Is Mr. Wosgato's
first visit to Maul since ho arrived to
take charge of tho Honolulu station
somo wooks ago. Ho arrived last
night from a week's trip spont on tho
Dig Island, in company with Prof. F,
G. Krauss, and will probably spond
t-ovoral days In familiarizing himself
with conditions on this Island.
Week of Comparative Quiet
China Crisis Near-German cruiser uresuen miiik
-Submarine Blockade Causing Losses.
HONOLULU, March 19. Sugar, $96.50.
LONDON. March 19 German submarine has sunk the British
steamer Glen Altncy, carrying 8000 tons rice for English food supply.
This wreck occurred off Beachy Head.
Bombs dropped at Calais last
LONDON. March 19. Mine
fleet as far as Kephez Bernu and all
of Mussclman are being operated by Germans.
French submarine is destroyed while attempting to run gauntlet of
mines and torpedo boats.
Turkish soldiers are massacreing Persians in district Ururmiali.
Men have run wild and beyond all control of officers.
EL PASO, March 19. Carranza has nipped in the bud a revolt in
Yucatan which started in Mexico City.
PARIS, March 18. Germans
HONOLULU, March 19. Jack
charges of robbery in first degree.
Wood may be called from Pair by benate resolution.
BERLIN, March 18. Repeated Russian assaults in eastern zone
repulsed. Russians accused of arson and pillaging. Germans announce
intention of destroying three Russian villages for every German one
NEW YORK, March 19. Ringleader in passport frauds, found
guilty. American born German and waiter connive to get Stegler into
England to act as spy. Capt. Boyed also involved. Military attache
at Washington said to have given orders under which men attempted
MANCHESTER, March 19.
complete Japanese demands, which if granted, will seriously impair in
dependence of China.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19.
of the fair concessions, were murdered last night by a brother of the girl.
NEW YORK, March 19. Survivors from American vessel Evelyn
have arrived here and report none
SEATTLE, March 19. Prosecutor of King's county, stands pat
on charges against consul "Muller.
WASHINGTON, March 19.
consul Muller be freed from arrest at Seattle on charge of fraud in
connection with attempting to corrupt ship building firm. Muller says
lie has proofs against this ship building company.
NEW YORK, March 18.
increasingly unsettled. Emperor
tiations. Von Buelow looking towards peace and cordial relations.
WASHINGTON, March IS.
with United States aaginst arrest of Muller, consul at Seattle. Em
bassy declares action is violation of treaty obligation. State Depart
ment assures him investigation will
SEATTLE, Marcli 18. Prosecuting attorney says treaty obli
gations not violated. Consul Muller denies any criminal association
NEW YORK, Marcli IS.
hold Przemysl fallen before besieging Russians.
NEW YORK, March 18. Kaiser and General Falkcnhaym, chief
of staff, at Lille ,in council of war with Kings of Saxony and Wurtem
burg, crown prince' of Germany and others.
WASHINGTON, Marcli 18. On account of alleged sympathy
witli Austria, Russia will blmish all Jews from war zone. This an
nouncement was made at the Austrian embassy yesterday.
United States is exerting its influence with Japan to secure amelior
ation in demands upon China.
LONDON, Marcli 18. Government has taken over all armor and
ship building plants in kingdom.
Evidence does not bear out' statement of unsuccessful bombardment
British losses in bombardment of Dardanelles, 23 killed, 19 wound
ed, on cruiser Amethyst, which was probably crippled.
BERLIN, March 18. American passenger steamer Balmaha,
ashore in Fiji Islands.
HAVRE, March 18. Belgium protests honor unsullied. Govern
ment in exile denies assistance. Documents showing that it fortified
LIVERPOOL, Marcli 18.-!Anchor liner "Cameraman", carrying
muniitons and food stuffs from New York, arrived safe this port.
PEKING, March 18. Recent developments have brought to end
conferences between representatives of China and Japan.
Great Britain and Russia will not sanction Japanese attitude. Allies
tell Japan that they deprecate attempts on part of Tokio to press any
but original demands upon China. Situation believed to be clearing.
, (Additional Telegraphic on Page G.)
in War Zones-Japan and
night from Zeppelin killed persons. ?
- " - 1 -
sweepers have opened way for Allies
defenses have been razed. Guns
in the Riviera privately notified to
Scully was indicted on three more
The Guardian today published the
A dancer and her fiance in one
German embassy makes request that
Relations between Italy and Austria
Franz Josef virtually ended all nego
German embassy lodged protest
Outer fortifications Austrian strong