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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY, MAY 15, 1915.
Mrs. Ako is
Found Dead From Injuries Near
Home in Kula Aged Chinese
Jailed on Suspicion Police Thus
' Whether Mrs. Charles Ako, whoso
dead body was found near her Kula
home last Monday evening camo to her
end through accident or by design, Is
a question that up to tho present has
baflled the police. The suspicion of
murder Is strong, and on this account
Lee Tuck, a Chinaman, 65 years of
age, Is now held In tho Walluku jail.
An autopsy performed by Dr. Durnoy
and Dr. McConkcy last Tuesday,
proved that tho woman had died from
a brain hemorrhage occasioned by a
blow on the left side of the head.
How this blow, as well as a number
of other marks on tho body were In
flicted, constitutes the mystery.
Mrs. Ako, the wife of a well known
employe of the Haleakala ranch, lived
with her husband and an adopted
child In tho old Forsythe place, at
Omaoplo, Kula. Lee Tuck, the Chi
nese, occupied a cottage on tho prem
ises. Last Monday morning, Ako left
early for his work, having first tied
up a horse near tho house, which Mrs.
Ako proposed to ride that day in
rounding up some turkeys. In the
evening when he returned homo, his
wifo was missing, and a search dis
closed her dead body some -100 yards
from the house. The child of the fam
ily had been at school during the day,
and the Chinaman declares he saw
nofhlng of tho woman from the time
she left tho house In the mo'rning.
Presuming that sho had been
thrown from the horse, the death was
at first considered due to accident,
until Tuesday morning when Ako dis
covered that tho horse his wife was
to have ridden had not been used by
anyono since he had tethered it for
his wife, on the previous Sunday even
The reason that suspicion particu
larly attaches to Lee Tuck is that It
Is known that ho had quarreled vio
lently with Mrs. Ako, and on one
instance at least had threatened her.
Also, It is alleged by the police, ho
is known to bo of quarrelsome dis
position and has had violent disputes
with other women with whom he has
come in contact.
The only apparent theory of accident
is that Mrs. Ako may have been kick
ed by her horse while trying to sad
dle it, and still been able to walk to
tho placo -where her body was found.
Dr. Darney is quoted as saying that
tho Injury on the head was sufficiently
severo to have produced instant
"Themselves a Dinner
And the Dinner Will Be Paid for By
New Members, Too Meeting a
School for Supervisors.
Supervisors - elect Davo Fleming,
Philip Pali, and J. N. Uahinui have
been In attendance at tho supervisors'
meeting during tho past two days, as
Interested speotators and students.
Fleming had a book on parliamentary
procedure in his pocket, and by which
he endeavored to Interpret the var
ious stunts that were pulled off. And
hero is ono of them:'
Supervisor Drummond submitted a
resolution, which was read and adopt
ed by unanimous vote, to tho effect
that whereas a change Is soon to tako
place on tho board, and the now mem
bers aro getting a lot of information
gratis, It was tho sense of tho board
that said new members reciprocate,
and act as hosts to the old members
at a full sized dinner. Following tho
interpretation of all this to Uahinui,
tho new members saw tho point. Dato
of dinner has not yet been fixed .
STOLE HIS PANTS AND WATCH.
A nervy burglar entered tho homo
of K. MayakI, book-keoper of tho
Kahulul Wholesale Liquor Company,
last Monday night, and walked off
with a pair of trousers belonging to
the head of tho house. In tho gar
ment was a gold watch and J1.70 in
small change. Tho robbery occurred
early in tho evening, and while a
number of persons, including tho vic
tim, were playing a gamo In tho next
room. No arrest has yet' been made,
though tho police believe they will
land tho guilty party.
TO DRAW JURIES FOR JUNE
Tho drawing of grand and trial ju
rles for tho Juno term of tho Second
Circuit Court, will tako placo in tho
court house in Walluku on Tuesday,
Suprise Sprung on Old Members by
Appointment Much Money Soon
to Be Spent-How it Will Be
Something like a quarter of a mil
lion dollars will probably bo expend
ed during tho next year or two In
Maul County, on public improvements,
This money is the balance of the loan
fund of several years ago, which was
reapportioned by the k'gislatuio just
past. The money for the various pro
jects is now available, or can readily
be made so, and as quickly as the erst
while moribund loan fund commission
can pull itself together, and prepare
plans and specifications, and call for
tenders, etc, a large amount of work
will bo under way.
A matter of considerable Interest In
this connecetlon is tho change in per
sonnel of the loan fund commission.
By a commission executed by the Gov
ernor a few days ago, and received on
Maul, on Thursday, Dr. J. II. Raymond
becomes a member of that body. It Is
stated on authority that he succeeds
Pla Cockett, who has resigned. The?
since there has been a change in the
head of tho public works department
since tho loan fund commission was
active, Superintendent Charles It.
Follies: really constitutes another new
member on tho board. The other three
members are: W. F. Pogue, It. A.
Wadsworth, and S. E. Kalama.
It Is uncertain whether or not Iho
commission will get busy for several
weeks, since Mr. Forbes leaves for
the Coast next Wednesday on busi
ness. Projects Provided For.
Following aro tho various projects
for which the last legislature provided
from the loan fund for Maul:
Improvements, McGregor's Land
Lahalnaluna School $2-1,000
Lahainaluna School Road ?21,f:00
Reclaiming swamp land at Lahalna
New road from Kihcl through home
steds S 5,000
Improvements, roads In Haiku-Pau-
Kahakuloa road $10,000
liana bridges $10,000
Construction reservoir at Olinda and
burying Kula plpo lino $50,000
Other new waterworks, Including
extension and improvement of
Walluku-Kahulul waterworks ....
No wbulldlngs and Improvements
Kula farm and sanitarium ..$10,000
Forbes Looks at
During his visit to Maul last week
with tho congressional party, Super
intendent. " of Public Wo: ks Forbes
took occasion to look fomewhat into
tho matter of the expenditure of tho
loan fund money to be spent on Maul
under tho terms of tho reapportion
ment made by tho last legislature.
Whllo at Haiku ho went over tho
homestead tract and expressed his
opinion that tho $35,000 available
shold bo used for macadamizing tho
new road back of tho cannery east
ward as far as tho old Kaupnkalua
road. He favors making use of tho
$10,000 direct appropriation for tho
Kulaha roads, according to W. I.
Wells, president of tho farmers' asso
ciation, with whom ho talked, in
constructing tho new section of road
through tho East Kulaha gulch to in
tersect the Kulaha, or Kaupakalua
road, this new section to bo macad
amized also from loan fund money.
Lowrie Gets $1 Instead
Damages for $1 and costs, was the
verdict in tho famous $400,000 dam
ago suit of W. J. Lowrlo vs. tho Ha
waiian Commercial & Sugar Company,
according to information recently re
ceived in Honolulu. Tho caso has
been dragging along for tho past eight
years in local and Massachusetts
courts. It was In Boston that the re
cent verdict was rendered. Lowrlo
based his suit on an alleged breach
of contract duo to his dismissal as
manager of tho company.
BUSY WEEK AT KAHULUI.
Tho freighter Georgian got away
from Kahulul last Monday with a
heavy load of sugar for the eastern
seaboard. Her nlaco was taken on
Thursday by tho Kansan, which ex
pects to sail today with some 3,700
tons of Maul sugar. Tho schooner
Melroso, after discharging her cargo
of lumber, Bailed for San Francisco,
Lahaina Amazes With
Parting Diniiei to Congressmen Was
Unique and Beautiful Thousands
Attended Reception Result of Hard
Lahalna did herself proud In her
farewell entertainment of the con
gressional party last Friday evening.
The preparations exceeded In elabor
ateness those of Central Maul and tho
results merited In full the enthusias
tic praise heard on all sides concern
ing tho entertainment.
Tho first cvldrnce the visitors got
of the greeting that awaited them at
Lahalna, was a great arch across tho
road at tho entrance of the town, hear
ing tho word "Welcome." And tho
Lahainaltes made good the promise
in that word.
Tho Immense banyan tree in tho
court house grounds was n mass of
colored lights in the evening, and tho
effect was extremely beautiful. Hid
den In tho branches of tho tree vtis
an orchestra, while a number of other
groups of musicians at different parts
of the ground made tho night melo
dious. The dinner, spread on great tables
beneath tho tree, was a rare example
of a modified luau. comprising all of
tho delicacies of Hawaii most appre
ciated by tho mainland palate. It is
estimated that over 1000 persons were
fed during the evening. Thche were
probably several times that number
at tho reception.
Addresses were made by a nnniDor
of tho members of tho congressional
party, and by local speakers, and this
part of tho ceremony was ably engin
eered by L. Weinzhelmer, as toast
master. Many complimentary remarks were
heard regarding tho skilful manner in
which the wholo entertainment was
managed, and this was duo to tho per
fect organization effected by Chair
man Weinzhelmer through his various
committees. These committees w!-f-
composed as follows:
Executive Committee: L. Weinz
helmer, D. T. Fleming, V. C. Sehoen
berg, H. Young, and George Freeland.
Escort Committee: L. Weinzb ir.er
and D. T. Fleming.
Reception Committee: J. E. Gan
non, A. Waal and J. Little. .
Decoration: Wm. Smith, C. R.
Lindsay, and Mr. Kaluakinl.
Transportation Committee1 II. M-
Cubbin, C. K. Farden, and T. Hussey.
Luau Committee: G. L. Keener. W.
L. Decoto, H. Young, and B. E. Fenn,
Music Committee: Mr. Mookini and
tho Hon. Judgo Brown.
Souvenir Committee: C. A. Mc
Donald, II. Roberts, H. McCubbln and
History Committee: O. T. Board-
man, Mrs. J. E. Gannon, and Mrs. C.
Treasurer: V. C. Schoenberg.
Thoro Is general satisfaction on all
sides over tho fact that from begin
ning to end there was not an urpleas
ant incident or serious hitch in any
of tho arrangements dining tho en
tiro stay of tho big party. Much cre
dit for this is duo to the hard work
and foresight of the general commit
tee consisting of D. II. Case, L. YVeinz
heimer, L. von Ttmpsky, Wm. Walsh,
and D. C. Lindsay.
In Walluku tho excellent lunch serv
ed by Mrs. Trimble, as caterer, under
direction of R. A. Wadswoith, Judge
McKay and D. II. Case, deserves es
pecial mention, as does tho work o'
tho decoration committee, consisting
of Judge Kalua, Ben Lyons, Wm. Hal,
C. Crowell, Luther Palea, Jr., and Jas
Captain of Melrose
Held for Assault
United States Marshall J. J. Snilddy
paid a visit to Kahulul last Saturday
for tho purpose of escorting hack to
Honolulu, Captain William Trainor,
master of tho schooner Melroso, and
this he did. Captain Trainor 13 charg
ed with having knocked down one of
tho seamen on his vessel, ono Nils
Christiansen, while tho vessel was en
routo to Kahului from tho Sound,
with a cargo of lumber. Tho caso
was not heard, Trainor being released
on bail of $1000, furnished by John
Guild and Robert Mist, of Alexander
& Baldwin. It will probably come up
when the' Alelroso ngaln makes this
port. Captain Trainor claims that
tho seaman refused to help save a
sail when ordored to do so, and that
ho shoved him out of tho way with
a cane ho carried. Tho Melroso clear
ed for Seattlo on Tuesday.
SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR ME
DEIROS. J. S. Medolros, -on a plea of guilty
of furious and heedless driving of an
automobile, received a suspended sen
tonce In tho district court on Monday.
Medolros was arrested on tho charge,
following his accident a week ago last
Sunday, when his car struck and pain
fully injured Miss Roso Meyor. Tpo
ovldenco showed a combination of cir
cumstances that in largo measuro ex
onerated tho driver of tho car from
blame in tho matter, honco tho action
in tho court
Another Japanese Race Added to
Program Fine Horses Now in
Training Outlook Fine Jerry
Writes a Letter.
One additional event was added to
tho card for the Fourth of July races,
as a result of tho meeting of .io
Maul Racing Association last Wed
nesday night. In order to get this
in a number of slight changes were
made In the program already drawn
up by the executive committee, so
that tho nggregato of tho purses re
mains the samo. As It now stands, the
program consists of eleven races, and
It has been finally approved by the
association. It is as follows:
Race 1. Japanese race, mile;
frpo-for-nll; horses owned and to be
ridden by Japanese. 1st prize, $75;
2nd prize, $25.
Race 2. Hawaiian bred, mile;
1st prize, $100; second prize, $50.
Race 3. Two-year old, free for all,
mile; 1st prize, $100; 2nd prize,
Race 4 Luna's race, mile, for
horses that have been used on plan
tations only; 1st prize, $50; 2nd
Race 5. Pony race, 1-1.3 or under,
free for all, M mile; 1st prize, $100;
2nd prize, $25.
Race 6. Trotting or pacing, free
for all, 1 mile, horses to bo handicap
ped according ot time; purse, $350.
Race 7. Free for all, mile; 1st
prize, $175; 2nd prize, $50.
Race 3. Mule race, mile; 1st
pri7e, $25: 2nd prize, $10.
Race 9. Hawaiian bred, mile;
1st prize, $150; 2nd prize, $50.
Race 10. Cowboy relay race, y
mile; 1st prize, $25; 2nd prize, $10.
Race 11. Japanese race, mllo;
Japanese ridden and owned horses;
1st prize, $-10; 2nd prize, $25; 3rd
Everything points to ono of tho
best day's sport In the long history
of racing on Maul. Most of tho high
grade Maul hors'es aro already at I he
Kahulul track being put through
their paces daily in preparation for
tho coming event Among these ire
Harry Baldwin's Advance Guard II,
Senator B., Dutch Parrot, and Frances
B.; Dr. Fitzgerald's Copra; Louis von
Tompsky's Wallaby, Adonis, and mulo
Aina Nul Palahalaha. Angus McPheo's
Athlono and trotter Dencrvo, and iho
Japanese horse Sillls are also in train
Jerry Broderick is handling tho Ha
makuapoko string, and is enthusiastic
over tho outlook.
Welcome Boy Expected.
Tom Holllnger's trotting horse,
Welcome Boy, is expected over from
Honolulu for the meet, and there Is
a possibility of one or two other out
side horses being seen. An unusually
good bunch of ranch horses aro In
sight for tho cowboy race, and there
will also bo a good lot of entries for
tho pony race.
The Japanese aro taking even more
Interest than usual In this year's meet,
and will probablj havo some entries
that will make things exciting.
Jerry Writes a Letter,
It is evident that there is a good
deal of Interest being taken in tho
races outside of Maul this year. In
a recent wrlto-up of tho evont in the
Advertiser, Jerry Broderick, tho vet
cran of tho Hamakuapoko stables, is
mado responsible for tho following:
"Kahului, May 5, 1915.
"Dear Friend: You may remember
old Jerry, the horseman. Well, I want
to tell you that I havo the finest
string of two and three-year-olds you
Ivor saw In your life. I camo down
here a fow weeks ago with mo babies
from Hamakuapoko, and I tell you, mo
bhoy, It would mako old Kamoha
mcha's statue monument smile to see
them ivery niornin' dancln' round 'that
track. By July Fourth they'll bo ready
to run your eye out, mo bhoy.
"I'll glvo you tho names av me pots
now, If you would like know them.
"Advance Guaid II, Frances B.,
Dutch Parrot three-year-olds.
"Senator B., Copra two-year-bids.
"Copra is a Ally out av mo old gal
Coppltt, who you will all remimber.
Jockey Benny Rollins Is mo rider for
tho season and Mr. Harry Baldwin is
tho owner, but I am the main guy.
"With lots ot aloha, I am,
"OLD JERRY BRODERICK,
CHANGE REPORTED IN HAIKU
A report emanating from territorial
democratic circles, and apparently
confirmed, is that Mrs. II. Leo Sauers
has been selected as postmaster at
Haiku, to succeed James Lindsay. Mr.
Lindsay submitted his resignation a
year or more ago but no action, was
oven taken on it. The oulco has since
been handled by E. Herrlck Brown,
as assistant postmaster. Just when
tho chango will becomo effective, has
not -been learned.
Protests Against Attacks of Submarines on Merchant
Vessels British Mobs Harass German Resi
dents in England Italy Must Soon
HONOLULU, May 14.Sugar, $97.15.
HONOLULU, May 14. Senator Shatroth predicts unofficially
that sugar will not go below 4 cents in next ten year.?. Believes tariff
will be restored in autumn.
Supervisors to probe h.xii fracas to foundation.
WASHINGTON, May 14. "America calls in Germany to aban
don submarine warfare against mrcdini't shipping as unfair to reason,
justice or humanity; and in this vital matter the Untied Stales looks to
Germany for prompt, enlightened action," says President Wi'-son m
note cabled yesterday.
Disbelief that Germany would accede to demands was so. strong
. nr i . .......... . . . ..
in wasmngton lasi mgnt mat it lounu expression in rumors that von
Bernstorff had informed the State Department in advance that his
government could not be expected to entertain such proposal. This,
however, was denied by the ambassador.
1 he President and his advisers
will have in Berlin, for Germany has not spared pains to justify sub
marine warfare against Great Britain and France as a mililtary neces
sity. Continuing President says : "Submarines cannot be used against
merchant shipping without inevitable violation of the sacred principles
of justice and humanity. For such violations, whether incidental or
accidental, in so far as they affect American citizens and shipmasters,
the United btates will hold Germany
1 he note is as gravely courteous
It takes the position that such acts
mitted on Americans, must have been done under a misapprehension of
orders, ahd asks that the whole subject be considered anew, as a matter
in which Germany had not arrived at a mature decision.
LONDON, May 14. For the
may resort to conscription in order
bAN 1'RANLIbCO, .lay 14.
that body of Miss Jones, of Hawaii, a Lusitania-vistim, has been identified.
QUEENSTOWN, May 14. A
recovery ot vanueruill s body.
NOGALES, May 14. vacuus
colonists and killed three Americans.
DETROIT, May 14. No trolley cars running yesterday on ac
count of strike of employes. -
ROML, May 14. As hopelessly
of the nation, Italian cabinet yesterday handed resignation to King Em
manuel. Public demonstration for war continues. So hostile is atti
tude of people that the government is experiencing great difficult' in
LONDON, May 14. A mass
titled men and women, last night demanded that authorities free Eng
land of alien enemy in midst. Admiral Beresford said every German
should be interned. The presence of Germans at liberty should be re
moved permanently, and as speedily as possible.
PEIROGRAD, May 14. Without reference to any reverses of
right wing, general staff reports
VANCOUVER, May 14. Austrian consul has been interned at
iNauuimu iui nit own baiciy. .
LONDON, May 13. British battleship Gohah, 12,500 tons, tor
pedoed in Dardanelles naval campaign. Twenty officers, 160 men res
cued of complement of 750, which indicates loss of more than 500.
CHICAGO, May 13. National convention of Socialists is called
to meet here June 15. Committee has adopted a peace program to
avert disaster of United States going
however revolting, justifies slaughter
LONDON, May 13. British
and reached Sea of Marmora. Sank
ish transport. Indications arc land campaign of Allies was crowned
with success. Have been throwing-troops across peninsula, cutting de
fenders in two. Bombardment of forts resumed.
Premier Asquith announced today, government has reached de
cision to repatriate aliens of military age from German countries,
women and children in uncertain cases, owing to growth of anti-German
feeling. Scotland Yard issued emergency call for constables to
take command of situation.
JOHANNESBURG, May 13. Anti-German feeling is so strong
that violent demonstrations have been made against German and Aus
trian establishments. Many completely wrecked. Establishments as
sailed, includes ten warehouses, three hotels, twenty shops, and Lieber
kranz Club. Gundelf ranger company's place set afire. Loss to lner,-
chants more than million dollars. ,
PARIS, May 13. Signal successes won by Allies south along,
French border. Fort Notre Dame de Lorette cantured from Germans.
Hundreds of Germans killed in bayonet charge.
WASHINGTON, May 13. American note to German govern
ment cabled to Berlin. Will be made public here tonight.
CLEVELAND, May 13. Rockefeller has won legal victory in
fight of County to make him pay huge sum in taxes. Injunction was
granted John D.
TOKIO, May 13. Ratification of treaty to be made May 20th.
HONOLULU, May 13. Tug Navajo is attempting to saw one of
the heavy lines around bow of submarine. No more diving for some
LONDON, May 13 Londoners are calling fot imprisonment of
all Germans Resentment at destruction of Lusitania Ins fouitd ex
pression in .such wide spread violence among lower clasc.rs, and such
intense indignation among upper class.es, that some concession is likely'
to be granted by the government to popular demand.
At a cobinet meeting last night Premier Asquith outlined a plan
for placing enemy aliens in concentration camps. A petition to this
effect was presented in parliament yesterday. By a spontaneous move
ment among London merchants, a boycott has been declared against
all aliens of the enemy's country. Small tradesmen, who tried to buy
provisions from the dealers, were refused supplies. General rioting
continues in east end.
, (Additional Wlroloss on Pago 4.)
recognize the opposition his note
to strict accountability.
as its serious burden would admit.
as Germany's submarines have com
first time in history, Great Britain
to fill up army ranks.
Cable advices received here slate
reward of $1000 is offered for the
Indians have attacked a body of
out of sympathy with the temper
meeting composed exclusively of
Teutonic allies arc retreating in dis
to war. It declares that no crime,
submarine has threaded Dardanelles
two Turkish gunboats and a Turk