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' THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1915.
W. O. Scott, of Kahului, Is in Ho
nolulu on luslnc;s.
James Pratt of Puunene Is visiting
Honolulu this week.
Mls3 Caldwell, of Lahalna, has b sen
visiting Honolulu this week.
W. A. Clark, of Paia, went to Hono
lulu on Monday on a business trip.
George Maxwell was a departing
passenger by the Claudine last week.
Senator James L. Coke was a busi
ness visitor from Honolulu this week.
Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Baldwin left
this week by the Manoa for the coast.
Thomas J Flavin, postofflce inspect
or, was -on Maul this week on busi
ness. Antone Borba and Miss Borba, ol
Wailuku, are visitors in Honolulu this
Miss Kose Herbert has returned to
Honolulu after visiting friends on
W. O. Smith spent several days on
Maul last week, returning to Hono
lulu on Saturday.
Representative P. J. Goodness re
turned last week from his travels with
the Congressional party.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Soares. who
have been visiting on Maul for sev
eral weeks have returned home.
Abel Cathcart, at present teacher
at the Nahiku school, will teach next
year at the Kaneoho school, on Oahu.
II. A. Baldwin and S. A. Baldwin
returned by Wednesday's Mauna Kea
from a several days' trip to Honolulu.
Mrs. M. R. Pereira and children left
by Saturday's Claudine to spend a
few weeks visting relatives in Hono
lulu. It. E. Bond, of the Island Electric
Company, arrived from Honolulu last
week, returning again on Saturday
Miss Kathleen Kerr, a teacher In
tlrti Maul Central High school, will
teach next year in the Normal school.
Sidney T. Carr, sales engineer of
the Hawaiian Electric Company, of
Honolulu, was a business visitor on
Maui this week.
The Internal llovenuo cutter Thetis
spent several days at Kihel last week
and returned to Honolulu the early
part of the week.
Mrs. R. A. Wadsworth re'.urned
home on Wednesday evening from a
several weeks visit to her sister, Mrs.
G. P. Affonso, in Honolulu.
Row J. Charles Vllllers and wife anr1
daughter, are expected home thl
morning from Honolulu where they
attended the Episcopal convocation
The ladies of the Makawao Reading
Club will be the guests of the Kubha
Womans' Club, Saturday, June th, a'
the home of Mrs. E. C. Mellor, Haiku.
T. R. Hinckley, who has been prin
cipal for the past several years of the
Haiku school, has been transferred
to a school on the Island of Hawaii
for next year.
George N. Weight of the Walluku
Sugar Company, went to Honolulu
last Monday night on an important
mission. Mrs. Weight has been In
Honolulu for some time.
County Engineer Hugh Howell re
turned ThuiEdny evening from several
days spent on Molokal looking into
the matter of some new bridge and
road work being done there.
Market street, Walluku, Is taking a
new appearance, several new build
ings having been added in recent
months. One two-story and a single
story buildings are being finished and
will be ready for occupancy soon.
Frank Palmatler and William Man
gles, of Seattle, are guests of A. G.
Martinson, of Walluku. Both senile
men are making their first visit to
the Islands, and they are so favorably
impressed It Is likely they will decide
to remain here permanently.
Quito an enjoyable time was had at
Ah Sue's place at Klhel last Sunday,
by a party of Wailuku people, among
whom were: Major and Mrs. Bal, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Garcia, Misses Mary Hoff
man, Mary Bal, Ella, Bal, Lizzie Kali
no, Messrs. J. H. Kunewa, Jas. Love.
T. B. Lyons, J. Abreu, M. Ross, and
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wadsworth will
leave on June 22 for San Francisco
to visit thf' exposition. They will lat
er go as far as Mr. Wadsworth's old
home in Maine. Their sons, David
and Alfred, and daughter, Winnifred,
now at the Punahou Academy, will ac
company their parents and will enter
schools in the East.
A party of about twenty Wailuku
young people spent Thursday evening
at the Penhallow beach house and en
joyed tho surf bathing In the moon
light. Among those comprising the
party wero tho Misses Winnifred Wed
dick, Edith Baldwin, Mary Hoffman,
Edith Keola. Mary Bal, Lizzie Kallno,
Hannah Robinson, Louise Robinson,
Ella Bal, Glady Hart, Mrs.. Dr. Wed
dlck, A. Garcia and Mrs. Garcia, P.
Akl and Mrs. Aid, Eugene Bal, Archie
Bal, Win. Hansen, Chas. Pogue, Alvln
Robinson, Herman Scholtz, John Apa,
J. M. Brown, and others.
ROUGH LANDING AT LAHAINA.
Although thoro was no wind, the
surf at Lahalna on Wednesday morn
ing of this week, was tho heaviest
in months. It was somowhat smooth
or in tho evening, and tho Mauna Kea
succeeded in landing her passengers
The landing has been prutty rough
The annual "Feast of tho Red Corn'
entertainment on tho lawn of tho
Maunaolu Seminary, this evening will
bo one of the pleasing events of the
year. Tho school desorves tho lib
oral support of all its frionds, and the
attendance should bo large.
Maui Music Club is Pleasantly Unler
laiued By Mrs. Hair Happenings
At the High School.
There was a meeting of the Maui
Music Club at tho homo of Mrs. W. S.
Nlcoli, Hamakuapoko, on Wednes
day, May 26th. The club is beginning
a course In the study of music and at
this meeting the general subject was
primitive music in all its forms.
Tho program included an old Ha
waiian song trasposed by Mr. Livings
ton and sung by Miss Hoffman, In
dian melodies by Mrs. Livingston and
Miss Estelle Roe, Japanese song and
accompaniment by Miss Mlyo Yoshl
rawa, several records of Chinese
music were played upon the grapho
phone. Very interesting papers were read
as follows: "Primitive Music," Miss
Mary J. Couch; "Music of India," Mrs.
Lulu Boyum: Music of China and Jap
an, Mrs. D. H. Case.
Miss Ida Weaver, of Honolulu, lias
been visiting a few days at fife homo
of Mrs. M. B. Hair, Hamakuapoko.
Mrs. W. S. Nicoll substituted for
Miss Kathleen Kerr, a teacher !n the
Maul High school, during the first
of the week. Miss Kerr took a trip
to the top of the crater of Haleakala
on Saturday and sustained a rather
At the Maui High school assembly
Friday afternoon, May 21, a scene
from Tennyson's "Queen Mary" was
presented by the following pupils:
Queen Mary Miss Olshi Crockett
Catherine Miss Miyo Yoshizawa
Alice Miss Olava Hansen
There was also a piano solo by Miss
Olive Lindsay and music by the
Tho schools of Central Maul get
two days vacation this week and the
beginning of next as there was a
Teacher's Meeting at Paia yesterday
and the Governor has declared that
Memorial Day is to be observed on
The Maui Cadets, a newly formed
corps, .under the leadership of Mr. E.
J. Walker, nro making arrangements
for a dance which is to be given in the
Community House on Juno .
Jurors Drawn for
Laiiaina Court Term
The drawing of tho grand and trial
juries for the Juno term of the Sec
ond Circuit Court, took place on Tues
day at the Wailuku court house. The
grand jurors ate r.ummpncd to appear
on June 10, at 10 o clock, while the
trial jury will not be needed until June
21. The June term of court will be
held at Lahalna.
Following are the lists of the juries
Grand: F. F. Baldwin, W. D. Bald
win, C. A. Buchanan, George Cockott,
J. L. Cornwell, W. F. J. Dale, H. K.
Duncan, Max Eckart, Jr., August
Fries, Ed. Harvest, Luko Herbert, Ar
thur Keanlni, D. L. Meyer, John S.
Plres, Wm. F. Pogue, Thomas Pratt,
Aug. H. Reimann, It. C. Searle, Jr.,
Alfred S. Taylor, L. Welnzheimer.
Trial. J. B. Abreu, Chas. Alcana, A.
Borba, Jr., Wm. K. Buchanan, C. E.
S. Burns, Albert K. Cockett, Robert
E. Cockett, George P. Cooke, J. J.
Corell, Charles Cowan, John E. Gan
non, Andrew Gross, F. W. Jennings,
George L. Keoney, John Little, J. S.
McCorrlston, Frank A. Miller, J. F. Mi
randa, Amos C. Mozetta, A. K. Nahao
lelua, Robert K. Purdy, A. L. Recard,
J. A. Robinson, Pat. W. K. Shaw, B.
H. Thomas, Akl Tom.
Of Maui Teachers
The meeting of tho teachers of cen
tral Maui at Paia yesterday, was one
of tho most satisfactory gatherings of
the kind ever held by the association.
Some interesting discussions took
place, along tho lines indicated in the
program published In tho Maul News
At the noon intermission the teachers
wero the luncheon guests of School
Commissioner D. C. Lindsay, at his
Paia's Results Will
Be Hard to Beat
Prospect Good for Banner Year for
Maui Agricultural Extra Dividends
L. Weinzhelmer, manager of the
Pioneer Mill Company, spent last Mon
day in visiting tho Paia plantation. He
expressed himself as much impressed
with the conditions under which that
plantation is working.
Tho outlook for tho Maul Acrlcul
tural Company's production for this
season is for a record breaker. Mana
ger Harry A. Baldwin has recently re
ported to Alexander & Baldwin that
conditions have been very favorable.
A part of ono field, about one hun
dred acres, harvested last week yield
ed ninety-three tons of cano per acre.
It took only 0.5 tons of cano to make
one ton of sugar, so that tho outturn
of this parlicUalr hundred acres "was
1400 tons of sugar exactly fourteen
ions pgr acre.
At a meeting of tho directors of
Haiku Sugar Company and Pafa Pljin-
iauon company yesterday an extra
dividend of five dollars per sharo pay
able Juno 1 was declared. This extra
pajment amounts to $75,00 for Haiku
anu jnz.ouu lor paia shareholders.
Foss Making Good
Progress At Hilo
Brother of Contractor Also on Job In
Charge of Concrete Work Well
Known on Maui.
Contractor James C. Foss has ev
erything well under way on his con
tract for building the Kuhio Bay
wharf road and approach. Over ono
hundred men are employed on tho job
and good headway Is being made on
On the Mauna Kea, arriving yester
day, J. II. Foss, a brother of Con
tractor Foss, an engineer and an ex
pert concrete man, came to join the
forces that aro working on the new
road. J. H. Foss was for some time on
Maui, and was in charge of the bin
undertaking that was engineered by
tho Pioneer Mill Company when it put
its long ditch and other works through
In the mountains near Lahalna. The
newcomer to Hilo will bo in charge of
all tho concrete construction work
that his brother has contracted for.
The work on the road is being rush
ed as much as possible, but there are
many difficulties to overcome. It is
expected that, in about eight weeks
time, tho actual laying of the con
crete roadbed will bo started.
Tho contract for tho construction
of tho wharf shed on the Kuhio wharf
is also in the hands of J. C. Foss, and
he expects to begin work on that pro
ject within a couple of months. Ha
Miss Needham to
Revise School Books
Miss H. Needham, former principal of
Liliuokalant school, has been delegat
ed by tho board of school commission
ers to compile new readers for use
in the public schools of the territory.
Her work will . be the arranging of
first, second and third primers. It Is
felt by those in charge of school af
fairs that the mainland readers are
not applicable to tho schools of Ha
waii as would bo a special local read
er, Inasmuch as the mainland readers
Ireat of so many subjects which the
mind of the Island child cannot grasp.
The last legislature provided for hav
ing tins work done and Miss Needham
Is well qualified for the task.
Oahu Polo Team
May Come Soon
Ii present plans do not miscarry
the Oahu xpolo team will play the
Maul team on Friday or Saturday,
June 11 or 12, on tho Maui grounds.
It had been planned to have the vielt
ing team come over on next Saturday,
but this was found impossible. Whilo
the game for the week following is
not yet entirely certain, it is hoped
that the team will be able to come
over on Thursday, the 10th, remaining
over Kamehameha Day, (June 11),
and Saturday, the 12th.
champions from Puunene was the
Ends Old Case
The case of D. C. Lindsay, trustee,
vs. T. B. and Rosalie Lyons, for debt,
was decided on Thursday of this week
by Judge Edlngs, who allowed tho
plaintiff $40, this being the uncontest
ed portion of tho original claim or
$1979.09. The judgment probably ends
this .moss-grown case, which has been
on tho docket for the past eight yeafs.
Tho case was originally sued In the
name of A. Enos.
James L. Coke came over from Ho
nolulu and represented the defendants
while E. R. Bevins was attorney for
Senator Coke Much Dined
Complimentary to Hon. James L.
Coke, a very pleasant stag dinner was
given on Thursday evening at the
home of Deputy Sheriff John Ferreira,
in Iao Valley. The dinner was In the
nature of a farewell to Senator Coke,
who was thought to bo leaving tho
Islands for good, but who declares his
trip to tho coast Is for but three
months. Ho leaves next week. Those
present wero: Charles Wilcox, J. H.
Kunewa, Senator W. T. Robinson, Ake
Aheong, Eugene Murphy, George
Weight George Cummings, Dr. Boote,
B. J. Guerrero, Amos Mozetta, Wm.
F. Kaae, Antone Do Rego, T. B. Lyons,
M. K, Keohokalole, and Mr. Ferreira.
Chinese Dinner Also.
Yesterday afternoon Senator Coko
was further complimented as the
honor guest at an elaborate Chinese
dinner given by Jim Ah Hoy. About
a dozen of Mr. Coke's intlmato Maui
friends wero present.
Joe Carjaldo, 21 years, to Maria Cor
to Garcia, 16 years, both Spanish of
Keahua. Ceremony performed by
Father Francis, May 18.
May 22 John Feltelra, 22 years, of
Honolulu, to Flora Medelros, 20 jears,
of Kuau, Portuguese. Ceremony per
formed by Father Francis.
May 22. Ono Shlro, 27 years, to
Suzakl Moto, 23 years, both Japanese
of Puunene. Ceremony performed by
Rev. T. Toda.
MISS WEIGHT TO TEACH AT PUU-
Miss Leilanl Weight, who for tho
nast vear 1ms hppn tnnolilnn. nnlinnl nn
Kauai, has obtained an appointment
as teacnor in tne Puunene school for
noxt year, a fact that will bo very
pleasing to her family and friends.
Holy Ghost Feast
Success At Kula
Great Crowd and Delightful Time By
All Fair Nets Goodly Sum.
The Holy Ghost feast, celebrated all
over the Territory last Saturday and
Sunday, was nowhere more pleasing
ly celebrated than at tho Kula Catho
lic Church. The weather was excel
lent, and people thronged from every
part of Maul. About $450 was realiz
ed from tho fair. At the Sunday morn
ing services at 8 o'clock and again
at 10:30 o'clock, Father Anlhanaslus
and Father Ambrose celebrated the
No small part In the success of the
affair was duo to tho generosity of
many persons who donated materials.
Dr. Raymond, Supervisor Drummond,
and the Cornwell Ranch each donated
a steer for the feast. Thanks is ex
tended to all who helped In any way
towards making the affair a success.
Case Will Leave
Island In July
Supervising Principal A. L. Case,
who was last week appointed principal
of the Paaullo, Hawaii, school, does
not expect to accept the new position,
but will leave following the close of
the present school term for Sacra
mento, California, where ho will go
into business. Mr. Case's decision is
duo in no small part to the poor health
of Mrs. Case, who was obliged to go
to the Coast a few months ago on this
account, and who has not been well
since her return.
The many Maul friends of both Mr.
and Mrs. Case will regtet to learn of
their decision to leave 'he Islands.
Was Interested By Maui
But Kauai Won Out
Cleveland Company to Handle Pack
Of New Kapaa Cannery1 May Yet
Come to Maui.
The new cannery of the Hawaiian
Canneries Company, at Kapaa, Ka;ai,
which started canning this week, has
contracted for the handling of its
entire output with the Haserot
Canneries Company, of Cleveland,
Ohio. The Haserot Company was
first interested in Hawaiian pineap
ples a year ago by the Kuiaha home
steaders, and the head of the com
pany paid a visit to the Maui district
about two weeks ago to size up the
situation. He expressed the hope that
he may be able to do business with
the local growers within another year
Tho Kauai cannery, which is finan
ced by Honolulu and Kauai capital,
will handle the output from the Kapaa
homesteads, opened about two years
ago. It is estimated that this year's
pack will amount to between 25,000
and 35,000 cases.
Knudsen Last Named
On School Commission
Through the appointment of E. A.
Knudsen, of Kauai, to succeed T.
Brandt on the Board of Commission
ers of Public Instruction, the last
place on the territorial body has now
been filled. It consist's of: Mrs. B.
D. Bond of Kohala and William H.
Smith of Hilo, for the Island of Ha
waii; D. C. Lindsay of Kahului, for
Maul; and Mrs. Theodore Richards
and Prof. L. G. Blackman for Hono
lulu and Oahu.
NEW PASTOR FOR LAHAINA
Rev. F. N. Cockcroft, who arrived in
tho Manoa from San Francisco on
Tuesday, accompanied by Mrs. Cock
croft and two children are expected to
arrive this morning from Honolulu.
Mr. Cockcroft has been appointed by
Bishop Henry Bond Restarick as pas
tor of the Church of the HoTy Inno
cents, Lahalna, in place of Rev. J. K.
Bodel, who succeeded Rev. William TI.
Fenton-Smith in charge of the Church
of the Holy Apostles in Hilo, Haw.ili.
Mr. Cockcroft comes from Redding,
UNFORTUNATE WOMAN COMMIT
TED TO ASYLUM.
Roso Mozoye Dalkaichi, a Hawaiian
woman of Walluku, who dlsappered
from her home last week, was found
two days later by searchers, wander
ing in tho mountains back of Wal
hee, her former home. She was ob
viously insane, though not violently
so. During the two days sho was
wandering in tho hills she carried a
young baby with her.
After an examination before Dis
trict Magistrate McKay on Tuesday
the woman was pronounced insane
and committed to the asylum in Hono
lulu. She was taken to tho Institution
on Wednesday's Claudine.
A CHILDREN'S PARTY.
In celebration of her fifth birthday,
little Miss Kaiulanl Wanda Chilling
worth was tho dainty hostess at a
children's party Friday afternoon of.
last weeK, at the homo of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Chillingwortb. The
little girls who comprised the guests
had a delightful time, and not tho
least delightful feature was tho re
freshments. Those present were:
Alma Pharos, Valraa Vetlesen, Isabel
Dodge, Valma Purdy, Nella Field,
Marian Field, Henrietta Hart, Annie
nan, ana Marina Allien.
Expert Will Talk On
J. E. Higgins of Experiment Station
Will Also Show Kuiaha Farmers
How A Picnic Supper.
J E. Higgins, horticulturist of the
Hawaii experiment station, is expected
by tho Claudine this morning for the
purpose of giving an address before
the Kuiaha Farmers' Association 'his
evening. Mr. Higgins will also give a
demonstration of fruit tree budding
and grafting at the Kuiaha school,
where the meeting is to be held.
The Kuiaha association, prior to
the lecture will enjoy a picnic lunch
beginning at 6:30 o'clock, which prom
ises to bo a very pleasant affair.
During his stay on Maui, Mr. Hig
gins will bo tho guest of Mr. and Mrs.
H. M. Wells, in Kuiaha.
Will Not Return
The management of the Bevani
Grand Opera Company sent wireless
to the Valley Isle Theater yesterday
that tho company will be unable to
return to Maul for another perform
ance. It had been expected that tho
singers would stop last Tuesday on
their return from Hilo and sing Faust,
but Instead of this they remained oer
In Hilo to give a number of special
performances. It was then tentative
ly arranged for them to slop next
week, but it appears that this is Im
Aged Hawaiian Woman
Found Dead At liana
Louisa Ka-I, the aged wife of Kuli
Opailanl, a prominent Hawaiian resi
dent of Hana district, was found dead
upon tho rocks near her home, on
Tuesday of this week. As she was
subject to a heart affection it is pre
sumed that she was suddenly stricken
and died from this trouble. She hail
just previously been engaged in fish
ing with a small net In the large Ha
moa fish pond which she and her hus
band owned together. Besides her
husband, she is survived by quite a
number of grand-children and other
relatives. Sho was 73 years of age.
WOMEN'S AID TO ELECT
The Women's Aid Society of tho
Union Church will meet with Mrs.
Vetlesen noxt Tuesday afternoon,
June 1st. There will be election of
officers and a good attendance is de
sired. HANNESTAD DOING WELL IN
The many friends of Attorney S. E.
Hannestad will doubtless be much
pleased to hear that ho has "landed"
even better than he had anticipated in
the east. When he left Llhue, It was
with the expectation of being assigned
to professional duties in Philadelphia.
In place of that he was taken directly
Into the law department of tho State
of Pennsylvania at Hariisburg.
Mr. Hannestad has been admitted
to practice before the Supreme Court
in the United States.
The young man is a Maulte, hav
ing been born in Makawao section.
He practiced law in Lihue all of last
year, leaving here a few weeks ago
for Pennsylvania. Garden Island.
INJURED BY PLOW.
W. I. Wells, well known as one of
the leading homesteaders in the Kui
aha district, and manager of a co
operative hul of pineapple growers,
was painfully Injured on Wednesday
by being struck in. the side by the
handle of a plow. He is confined to
his home under the care of Dr. Afc
Conkey, and will probably bo laid up
for several weeks.
PLEASANT 'ROUND-ISLAND PARTY
Favored by excellent weather a par
ty of Maul and Honolulu folk made
the trip through the Crater and back
around by the Ditch Trail this week.
A most delightful time is" reported.
In tho party were: Dr. and Mrs.
Mr. Spalding; of Honolulu; Misses
Gynne and Lorna von Tempsky and L.
FOR A VISITOR.
Mr3. Charles H. Atherton entertain
ed for Mrs. W. A. Rodenberg, wife of
the congressman from Illinois, on
Monday at a card party. The house
was artistically decorated with ferns
and cut flowers. Mrs. Atherton w.s
assisted by Miss Cleo Case, of Wal
luku, and Miss Ramona Morgan. Ad
OPIUM SMOKER FINED.
For smoking opium, Ah Kim was
fined $25 in Judge McKay's court this
week, while Tat Chong and Ah Yao,
charged with having opium in their
possession, had their cases continued.
Tho trio wero rounded up in Kahului,
and aro said to have been caught red
handed by Deputy Sheriff Ferreira.
Attorney Murphy represented tho ac
cused as attorney. j
Ellen Ho Sun was this week granted
a divorce from Choy Ho Sun, by Judge
Edlngs on grounds of non-support.
Th6 court also required the libelee to
pay $6 per month for the maintenance
of the children.
On the Other Islands j,
A Congress Junket Aftermath.
The employment of A, J. Erly, of"
Washington, as "publicity man", to
assist In handling the Congressional'
party on its trip to Hawaii, has start-
ed a row through tho presentation of
a bill of ?250 to the Promotion Com-,
mlttec to help pay Erley's expenses.
Jach Desha, tho Delegate's private .
recretary, who engaged Erly, says "
Supervisor Holllnger has started the
trouble because he Is "'sore" that his
firm did not get the baggago hand
ling contract of tho party. Holllnger
says he is protecting the Promotion
Committee, of which he is a member,
and that Erly had no warrant for his
little joy trip. How the matter will
end remains to bo seen.
Pineapple Day Fixed.
The Promotion Committee and the
Packers' Association havo fixed upon
November 23 as the date of "Pine
apple Day" this year. The day will bo
extensively advertised on tho main
land. Lighthouse Tender Arrives.
Tho old lighthouso tender Colum
bine, sent hero from Alaska to re
place the tender Kukul, arrived at Ho
nolulu last week. Most of the old
officers of the Kukul aro with tho ves
sel. Tho Columbine Is considerably
smaller than tho Kukul, and a much
May Require Searchlights.
As one result of the drowning of
two passengers at Lahalna recently
through the capsizing of a ship's boat,
the board of harbor commissioners
may require that all Inter-Island ves
sels play their searchlights upon tho
shore boats during landing operations.
A Son of Tragedy.
A cablegram reached Honolulu last
week announcing the birth of a bon
to Mrs. Alfred T. Wakefield in Eng
land. Mrs. Wakefield, made a widow
a few weeks ago through the suicide
of her husband, was returning to hijr
former homo in England and was ono
of the few survivors from the torpe
doed Lusitania. Her companion on
that awful home-going was Miss Mar
garet Jones, of Honolulu, who lost her
life in the disaster.
If all reports arc true regarding
tho Kona Development Company there
may be a change in the ownership
before very long. It Is rumored a Jap
anese hul will take over the cane and ;
tobacco lands, ami run the place as a
cooperative concern. Hawaii Herald. '
Woman Autolst kills Man.
Mrs. Theodore Richards, while driv
ing an-automobile in .Honolulu last
Saturday, struck a Japanese named
Tarulchl Mltamura who was riding a
bicycle. The man died later of his
injuries. Mrs. Richards, who is a
member of the Board of Public Ins
truction, was exonorated by the coro
ner's jury of blame in the matter. It
was shown that sho was running
under 15 miles per hour, and that tho
unfortunate man had turned In from
a side street on tho wrong side, and
becoming confused had swung dlrec.y
In front of the machine.
Dr. S. L. Thompson died last Sun
day evening at tho Hilo hospital. He
was tho head of tho famous Thomp
son Settlement Association at Naale
hu, Hawaii, which had a long fight
with the territorial authorities over
homesteadlng propositions, and ho
was otherwise very well known in Ha
waii, as a plantation physician.
Governor Pinkham will sail next
Tuesday for a several weeks trip to
the San Francisco and San Diego ex
positions. King's Daughters' Home.
Officers an d directors of tho King's
daughters have accepted the plans
for the new King's Daughters Homo
to be erected hi Kalmukl just ewa of
the Academy of the Sacred Hearts.
The proposed cost Is $25,000 and bids
will be called for in a few days. When
completed tho homo will bo a comfort
able domicile for tho old folks who
aro cared for by the organization.
Would Be Suicide.
William Kealakal, of Nawlliwill,
Kauai, known also as "Makuaole," at
tempted to end Ins life last week by
firing a bullet from a revolver into
his mouth. Ho had had some financial
difficulties and had been turned out of
the houso .vhero ho had been living.
He will probably recover .
Scientific Craft at Honolulu.
To check a series of magnetic ob
servations in tho territory tho fam
ous brlgantlno-rigged non-magnetic
ship Carnegie, operated by the Carne
gie Institute at Washington, and now
on a cruise of about two years, which
is expected to include a circle of the
south polar region, reached Honolulu
last Friday. Sho will remain in the
Islands about one month whilo tho
delicate instruments at tho observa
tory near Sisal are corrected and
checked with those carried in the Car
negie. Tho Carnegie is unique in that tho
vessel, Its fittings and equipment are
constructed solely of non-magnetic
material. With tho exception of non
magnetized Iron or steel used In tho
cylinders, pistons and camff in tho
auxiliary engines, tho vessel is built
of wood, brass, bronze, copper and
Utility Members Renamed.
James Wakefield and Edward E.
Bodge were reappointed by Governor
Pinkham last Saturday morning to
succeed themselves as members of the
territorial board of harbor commis
sioners. Tho commissions signed by
the governor are for four years from
July 1, 1915.