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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 1915.
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U. S. Submarine Lo
Off Honolulu Harbor
By Maui News Wireless Service.)
Honolulu, March 26 The United States
submarine F4 is disabled off harbor entrance in
n n c .1 r . 01 1 i
dj ratnoms or water,
since 1 0 o'clock yesterday morning. Her crew
of 2 1 believed to be
At 2 o'clock this afternoon Alert, Navajo,
Intrepid and Makaala are dragging for missing
boat, but without result so far. Oil bubbles
keep rising to surface
where craft is sunk. Submarine bell and acci
dent buoy with which
to work. Great excitement in Honolulu.
Following is the list of men locked in submerged submarine F4. :
Lt. Alfred L. Ede, Ensign Timothy A.- Triker, Frank C. Pierard,
Henry A. Withers, Horace L. Moore, George P. Ashcroft, Clarke G.
Buck, Archie H. Lunger, Harley Cohvell, Alieston II. Grindlc, Geo. L.
Deeph, Albert S. Jennie, William S. Nelson, Edwin S. Hill, Ivan L.
Mahan, Walter S. Covington, Francis M. Hughson, Frank M. Hcrzog,
Law Must Be
Neglect To Issue Proclamation Makes
Regular Election Impossible On
Maui Other Islands Also Need
Change Candidates Perturbed.
But for the fact that the legislature
Is in 3esslon, this would be a sad day
for political candidates In this Terri
tory. For lt Is going to requlro a
special act of the law makers to make
possible the holding of tho regular
election on May 4th next.
At least this Is tho situation In Maul
and Hawaii, and possibly on the other
islands as well.
This momentous fact dropped on
tho expectant nominees like a bomb
shell this week when a representative
of the Maul News called attention to
the fact that, through some oversight,
t!io supervisors had neglected to issue
the required proclamation for Ihe
election sixty days in advance of the
time fixed by law. Real consternation
reigned for a time until it was realised
that tho legislature could probably be
counted upon to come to the rescue
and chango the law.
As a result of the oversight, the re
publican central executive committee
was hastily called together, and at a
meeting held Thursday afternoon, It
was decided that tho matter should be
put up to the law making body at
once. Chairman Sam Kalama accord
ingly started for Honolulu last night.
The law provides' that tho supervis
ors shall Issue the proclamation an
nouncing tho time and place of the
election and the offices to bo filled,
not less than sixty days in advance.
In this county this was overlooked en
tirely. In Hawaii county the procla
mation nppeared on March 19, or
about 45 days before tho 4th of May.
On Kauul tho proclamation was made
on March 3.
In this last instance, however, al
though tho date Is sufficiently in ad
vance of tho election, it was belore
the holding of the primaries,' and
hence tho question arises as to how
tho supervisors' could specify what
offices wero to be filled, inasmuch as
the primary law provides that offices
may bo filled at the- primary if a can
didate secures a majority ot all tho
In any event tho legislature will
have to straighten out tho tangle, and
this will probably bo done by reducing
the time for issuing the proclamation
to 15 or 20 days before the election.
Had the legislature not been In ses
sion it is generally conceded that
there could be no election, and the of
fices not filled at tho primaries, would
have to remain In tho hands of their
present Incumbents until another elec
tion time rolled around.
MUSIC CLUB NEXT WEEK.
Tho Maui Music Club will hold Us
monthly meotlng at the home of Mrs.
J, P. Foster, Hamakuapoko, next Wed
nesday afternoon, March 31. The first
two acts of "Aida" will be presented.
one nas oeen missing
boat was equipped failed
To Entertain Visitors
Chamber of Commerce Takes First
Step Towards Propery Caring For
Big Party Due Here In May.
Plans are already on foot for prop
erly entertaining the big congression
al party when It arrives on Maui some
time in May. At a meeting of the
chamber of commerce called for the
purpose for Thursday afternoon this
week, the matter was discussed and
a committee of five was appointed to
have general charge of entertaining
the distinguished visitors. This com
mittee consists of: L. Welnzheimer,
D. H. Case, Wm. Walsh, L. von Temp
sky, and D. C. Lindsay.
It was understood thnt the commit
tee is to have full power to appoint
other special committees as It may
find need for.
The congreslsonal party, which will
sail from San Francisco on April 27,
and which will he In the Territory for
a full month, will consist of 138 mem
bers of tho two houses of congress,
besides many of tho wives of mem
bers, nowspaper correspondents, and
possibly others. Approximately 20
persons will probably be In the party.
The Maul lommitteo has already
held one meeting at which the matter
of entertainment was discussed suffi
ciently to recognize that it has a big
job on its hands.
Favored By Chamber
In all probability tho Maui Chamber
of Commerce will decide to provide
the ?200 or $300 necessary for a
scholarship in the College of Hawaii,
this scholarship to bo offered through
competition to some eligible gradualo
of the Maui Cential High School. D.
C. Lindsay, who is chairman of the
committee appointed to look into tiie
feasibility of offering such a scholar
ship has reported that the 1P1G class
of tho High School will probably bo
large enough to warrant offering the
prize. There is a decided sentiment
in the Chamber In favor of tho ldi-a,
suggested some lime since by Pres
ident Dean, of tho College.
TRESPASSbrt GETS JAIL SENT
ENCE. Joso Mcsegun, a Filipino, was selit
enced to three months imprisonment
by Judgo McKay on Wednesday, for
trespass. Ho was caught at 2 o'clock
in tho morning on tho premises of
Sam Alo, by Alo and Herman Seholtz,
who had been watching for him. The
man had been seen prowling about
tho house earlier In tho evening. Ho is
believed to bo ono pf tho peoping-toms
who havo caused much alarm among
tho femlnlno element of Walluku for
some time past.
SCHOOL OF WHALES OFF HANA.
Three large whales weie sighted off
Hana last Monday. They remained
in tho vicinity for somo tlmo beforo
disappearing. Although the matter
was discussed, no attempt was made
to capturo tho valuablo monsters.
Get Life Sentences
Paia Assault Case Results in Mistrial
New Trail Monday Several Pleas
of Guilty Draw Stiff Sentence
Good Progress in Work of Term.
Tho two Filipino murderers from
tho Hnnn district, were this Week sen
tenced to life imprisonment In the
Circuit Court. Daniel Ilulatao, who
crushed tho skull of Pedro Mendoza
with an iron bar, at the Instigation of
William Docleros, changed his plea
of not guilty to guilty of second de
gree murder. Francisco Mora, the
father-in-law of Mendoza, who helped
to kill and bury his daughter's hus
band In order that Docleros might
havo the woman, stood trial, and wan
found guilty of murder in tho second
degree, by the jury, after about an
Tho trial was a speedy one. B. It.
Gevlns was appointed by the court to
defend tho accused. The jury, which
was quickly chosen, without a single
challenge by either jide, conrisled of:
C. A. Deall, Marlon Cabral, John Do
lim, Philip Esplnda, Alfred Gerner,
David Kuamu, Paul F. Lada, H. Mc
Cubbln, Geo. K. Kichardson, Wm.
Seholtz, H. E. Streubcck, and Fred N.
Docleros, who seems to have been
responsible for the murder, and who
is said lo have paid the other two
Filipinos ?15 to put Mendoza out or
the way, was not indicted by the
grand juiy, but will probably bo held
till next term of court to answer to a
Sin Pan Sick pleaded guilty to as
sault and lattery with a weapon, nnd
was sentenced to imprisonment for
not less than five nor more than ten
Henry Kalaeiwa, Jr., who pleaded
guilty to a vicious assault iipon his
father, received a like sentence.
Mistrial In Tan Yick Case.
Tho trial of Tan Yick, the Paia Chi
nese, charged with having abused a
little girl, occupied most of Wednes
day. The jury took the case at about
3:30 o'clock, and shortly after C asked
to bo excused as it was hopelessly di
vided. It is said to havo stood 7 to 5
for conviction. The case aroused much
interest among the Chinese communi
ty. Eugene Murphy represented tho
accused. The jury In tho case con
sisted of: E. P. Baldwin, C. A. Ceall,
Marlon Cabral, George Copp, John Do
Iim, Philip Esplnda, Jacob M. Lee,
Geo. IC. Itlchardson, Fred N. Tollef
sen. John Vonhulzcn, O. J. Whitehead,
and William Walsh.
Special Venire Summoned.
In order to try the Tan Yick case
a second time, the following list of
special jurors was summoned for next
Monday morning, when the case will
again come up: 13. Ambrose, E. C.
Dortfeld, Joe Coelho Jr., Edmund Dnn
iel3, Georgo Freeland, Goo Lip, II. P.
Hose, Chns. Kiakona, Walter W. JJ
Dougall, Angus McPhee, Joseph Mel
necke, Aug. II. Relmann, Jr.
Allina. a Chlneso nf Mntnkal. ftini-r.
ed with selling liquor without a 11-
cunsi", was acquuteu uy a juiy on
Thursday. Tho jury In this case con
sisted of: Marion Cahrnl. P.
Copp, John Dolim, Philip Esplnda, Al-
ireu uernor, uaviu Kuamu, Wm.
Seholtz, Fred N. Tollefsen, Geo. K.
Townsond. Jr.. .Tnhn "Vonlnidn.i and
O. J. Whitehead.
Tho ease of William Kalaina, who
ran down an automobile at Paia, while
riding a horse, and nearly wrecked
tho machine, without injuring nlmsolf
or his horse, had his ease continued
until the June term. Ho is charged
with heedless and furious riding.
Yamamoto Namlzl, changed his plpa
of not guilty to guilty, and was fined
f 100 and costs. He was charged with
assault with n weapon.
Lim Poo, on a similar charge, had
his caso continued for the term,
Jose Perry, charged with assault
With intent to ravish, nlrnilml i.
and was sentenced to not less than
six months nor more than live years
Tho civil action of Mary Rodrigues.
vs Dr. S. Yamashiro was continued for
Isabella Christina Ann Lindsay, of
Haiku. wnft nrimittPil In nlflinncililii
last Saturday. D. C. Lindsay and It.
is. uouge were ner witnesses.
Island Electric Planning
To Increase Efficiency
Within tho next thrco or four
months tho Island Electric Comnanv
will have piactically doubled its capa
city inrougn tue auumon or a large
now boiler and engine, according to a
statement mado by ono of tho offi
cials of the concern thin week. Whon
thU machinery is in placo tho plant
will bo practically proof against break
downs, besides being in better shape
to handle, the rapidly Increasing load
which it is called upon to handle,
Although no statement for publica
tion could bo secured from any one
connected with the company, it is a
noio or less open secret that import
ant changes aio pending in tho organ
ization of the company, which is ex
pected to result in a largo Increaso
being mado in tho working capital.
National Guard of
Maui MayBe Doubled
Plan To Organize Infantry Companies
at Puunene and Paia and Cavalry
Troop at Makawao Company I Has
If the plans of tho regular army nnd
National Guard officers are realized,
Maul will soon have a complete bat
talion of civilian soldiers-, Including a
troop of cavalry at Makawao. This
will man that instead of the two
companies on tho island as at present,
there will bo five, Including tho cav
Lt. W. C. Whitener, U. S. A., ins
pector of National Guard in the Terri
tory, who made the annual Inspection
of Companies I and L last Sunday,
also took occasion to go Into the mat
ter of the new companies in some de
tail. Before he loft ho declared him
self extremely pleased at the outlook
and by the manner In which the Idea
had been received by prominent men
of Maul with whom he discussed it.
Ono of tho infantry companies, if
the plan goes through, will havo head
quarters at Puuneno or Kahulul, and
the other at Paia. The cavalry con
tingent, 1th headquarters at Makawao,
will be made up of young men of Ma-kan-ao
and Kula, who can supply
their own horses.
Local officers of tho National Guard
express the conviction that there is
ample material available for the pro
posed increase of tho local militia,
and there will ho no difficulty In or
ganizing them, especially so tdnce
there will probably be earnest co-
peration on the part of most of the
employers of the young men to bo re
cruited. Record Attendance by Co. I.
While Lt. Whitener would not com
ment on tho relative efficiency of tho
Maul companies as compared with
others of the guard, ponding tho ap
pearance of his official report, It Is
believed that a very creditable show
ing was made. In the matter of at
tendance, Company I. of Walluku,
despite the fact that her men conic
from all over central Maul, broke the
attendance lecord of the Islands, with
84 out of a strength of 100 answer
ing the roll call.
Rifle Dutts Soon.
According to Capt. Kaae, of Com
pany!, tho long hoped for target range
for his company is likely soon to be
an actuality. The survey of tho site
has recently been mado by County
Engineer Howell, and tho leate is now
being prepared by County Attornev
Case. As soon as this is completed,
the lease from the Walluku Sugar
Company will be executed, and within
a week or two at most the butts will
be in place and ready for use.
Imminent, Says Westgate
J. M. Westgate, director ol tbe Ha
waii Experiment Station, addressed a
large gathering of homesteaders an"
othors last Saturday night at tho
Kuiaha sehoolhouse. Mr. Westgate.
who has but recently taken charge of
tho station, coming to the Islands
from Washington, spoko In optlmlsrln
vein regarding tho future of agricul
ture in the Territory, and nssured hi1?
audience that the success of the Kula-h-
homesteads Is a mutter of much
moment In the department.
That the Territory 'should bo self
supporting for strategical reasons he
pointed out is recognized in Washing
ton, and no efforts aro to bo spared
to make it so.
Mr. Westgate discussed the mat
ter of tho proposed consolidation of
the various agricultural bureaus, in
cluding the Experiment Station, nnd
Collego of Hawaii, as advocated by
tho Chamber of Commerce, and ex
pressed tho opinion that no such com
bination, in so far as the station Is
concerned can bo hoped for in tho
immediate luture. Ho suggested that
this might occur lator, if it could be
demonstrated that tho best interests
of tho diversified agriculturists will
be best served by it.
REST HOUSE COMMITTEE RE
Tho rest house committoo of the
chamber of commerce in a verbal re
port mado by Chairman C. D. Lufkln
nt Thursday's meeting, announ'-fd
that progress is being mado on the
new mountain structure, though it will
bo impossible to complete it In time
to accomodate tho Congressional par
ly duo hero In May. Mr. Lufkin also
stated that tho rest house fund now
amounts to '$2809.75, and that the
committoo now feels safe in being
able to carry out its undertaking. A
full list of tho contributors lo tho rest
houso is to bo made later.
LINDSAY NOW PROMOTION MAN.
President Frank Baldwin, of tho
Chambor of Commerce has appointed
D. C. Lindsay to bo the official ropro
sentatlve of tho promotion committee
on Maul. This Is in accordance with
a request mado by tho Honolulu body
Austrian Stronghold Finally Forced To Surrender
Back Door To Austria Forced--Italy About
to Attack on South.
HONOLULU, March 26.Sngar, $88.10.
HONOLULU, March 26. Inter-Island will appeal Ward damage
Queen received Nixon and Armour party yesterday.
TIFLIS, March 26. Harry Packard, of Denver, saved all but 200
out of crowd of 3000 Assyrian Christians attacked by Turks, by taking
American flag lo their protection.
HONOLULU, March 25. Brewer plantations increased dividends
TOKIO, Marcli 26. Japanese nation and Japanese people united
in attitude on Chinese question. In clcciton campaign presentation of
LONDON, March 26. Everything in readiness for general mobili
zation of Italian army. Seven complete classes called to colors. Italy
prepared to strike with three-quarters of a million men.
DOVER, March 26. With full knowledge of nationality German
submarine sank Dutch steamer Media off Bcachy Head. She was
loaded with oranges for London.
BERLIN, March 26. Lady Paget, head of British Red Cross con
tingent in Serbia, dead of typhus fever.
TOKIO, March 26. General Chang, commander of the Chinese
army, telegraphs Yuan Shih Kai, telling him to declare war at once
against Japan. Yuan declined to listen.
BERLIN, March 25. Liebcrnicht, leading member of Reichstag,
from Socialist party, has been mustered in service to prevent opposition
LONDON, March 25. Swedish steamer Goosbridge with iron ore,
presumably for Germans, has been brought to Sunderland by British
It is believed German submarine U?0 has been sunk with all hands.
Great Britain has refused permission to United States consul to
visit Kirkwall. Similar denials made to other nations.
Situation in Northern Poland approaching decisive battle. Ger
mans trying to prevent Russian supporting movement. On the west,
there is lull in sharp fighting.
Chronicle today says Turkish government leaders were preparing
surrender of Constantinople and the Dardanelles to Allies, when Ger
ATHENS, March 25. Developments indicate that Bulgaria likely
enter war in short time. Turks are fortifying Adrianople against threat
ened attack from Bulgaria. '
TIFLIS, Marcli 25. Turkish regular soldiers, as well as bands of
Kurds, persecuting and massacreing Assyrian Christians.
Presbyterian mission reported in desperate straits.
PHILADELPHIA, March 26. Steamer Northern Pacific, sister
lo Great Northern, sailed for San Francisco yesterday.
GENEVA, March 26. German crown prince reported at Pottsdam
under medicaj treatment for nervous breakdown, due to strain of his
activities on French coast.
ST. PAUL, March 26. In probating the will of Field Marshal
Roberts, it was found he had invested largely in stocks and bonds of
WASHINGTON, Marcli 26. Investigation by German embassy
failed to find any evidence that dum dum bullets were made for Allies bv
U. S. firm.
WASHINGTON, Marcli 25. Commander of German small cruis
er Dresden officially reports events in which cruiser was sunk. Says he
sent officer to Glasgow to call attention to ships lying in neutral harbor.'
This after preparations made to sink her. Denies having hoisted white
WASHINGTON, Marcli 25. Warship Georgia ordered to Mexi
can port of Progresso on account trouble there.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 25.-Japanese in Ca.-.ada are t:ving to
acquire voting privilege.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 25. Vice-president Marshall kept
busv during stay with entertainments.
HONOLULU, March 24. Three per cent will probably be made
income tax rate.
HONOLULU, March 24. Smart will compromise is again under
way. Case postponed one week.
Small planters' grievances now well before probe committee.
Senate has been asked by John Effinger for permission to appear be
fore that body in relation to his confirmation as Fair Commissioner,
which had been refused.
VIENNA, Marcli 25. Austria is deeply depressed over loss of
Przemysl, coming as it does just as prospect of Italy's entering war
blackens her horizon. Carpathians is key to situation. Franz Josef
has massed500,000 men to guard against attacks by Italian troops.
ROME, March 25. From Lake Garda to Sugana, all villages have
been vacated and houses dynamited. Batteries and rapid fire guns
have been mounted on commanding heights.
TOKIO, MaYch 25. Riots in Shanghai were led by students
against Japanese. Stormed settlements and looted shops, as protest
against demands of Mikado. Damages not as great as first reported. -
I-atal demonstraiton said to have been made in Shangtun province
against Japanese. ,
rS'xiTYwn s.ayl-sottIemct s in prospect and is optimistic.
LONDON, March 2a. High winds prevent Allies fleet from con
tinuing bombardment of forts on both sides of Dardanelles, but mine
sweepers took advantage of silence and cleared channel.
LONDON, March 24. Constantinople is now menaced by new
move of Allies. Sound of cannon within earshot of Golden Horn.
French and British landed troops at Galipoli. Land attacks along Dar
danelles soon to be made. ,
Five aeroplanes have made successful attack on German submarine
base at Iloboken, near Antwerp.
Russians busily engaged rehabilitating Przemysl caring for sick
and starving of fortress.
ROME, March 24. Italian chamber of deputies must act energet
ically even to point of facing extreme struggle.
. -PETROGRAD March 24.-G4rmanS l,a virtually abandoned
siege of Ossowetz, Poland. Advance made-hr Russians at Mcnel was
merely reconnoitenng party. '
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