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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1915.
In Favor of Kihei
Sentiment of Chamber of Commerce
Positively Expressed. Would Com
pel Inter-Island to Use Wharf.
Tho Mnul Chamber or Commerce
has again gono solidly on record as
favoring Klhel Landing and opposing
McGregor's. At a lively meeting of
the body held yesterday afternoon, and
attended by over forty members, the
matter was again thrashed out very
thoroughly, and when a vote was taken
It was unanimous.
The matter was brought up by a let
ter from tho board of harbor commis
sioners announcing that McGregor's
Landing had been condemned as un
safe ,and suggesting that tho Cham
ber express Its opinion as to whether
or not the $10,000 appropriated by the
last legislature for tho repair of the
McGregor's wharf should be used or
not. In the discussion that followed
It was evident that tho concensus of
opinion was that the great thing need
ed on the south side of tho Island, Is
a' ships' wharr at Lahalna. It was sug
gested that tho $10,000 avallablo for
McGregor's be allowed to become a
part of tho fund for the cost of such
a wharf when tho next legislature can
make provision for It.
It was brought out that the only
reason that the Klhel Landing cannot
be safely used by the larger Inter-Island
vessels at the present time, is
the lack of .certain buoys and lights
tn mark a shoal, and that these would
soon be placed. When this was un
derstood sentiment quickly crystaltzed,
and a motion was adopted favoring
the permanent abandonment of Mc
Gregors, provided that tho Klhel land
ing be made safe for vessels, and that
tho Inter-Island company bo required
to use It.
There was considerable discussion
as to whether the steamship company
would arbitrarily refuse to use Klhel,
even though it bo made safe, in which
case. Maui would be in the position of
having only the unsafe landing at La
haina to depend upon for the major
ity of tho Island boats. On this point
D. H. Case seemed to express the gen
eral sentiment when he declared that
such an idea was one of the tail wag
ging tho dog; and that If tho Inter
Island should refuso to be governed
by the wishes of the public In this mat
ter with no better reason than that
it did not choose to send vessels to
Kihei, that it would be time to seo
what could be done towards getting
the public utilities act amended.
County Has Another
J. K. Kaleo Wants $7500 for Land
Washed Away By Big -liana Storm
Says County Diverted Streams.
Alleging that all of the surface soil
on several acres of land at Hana had
been washed away on account of tho
negligenco of tho county authorities,
J. K. Kaleo this week filed a suit in
tho circuit court against the county
for $7500 damages. Tho case will
come up at the October term. Kaleo
is represented by D. II. Case and Enos
Vincent, as attorneys.
In his bill the complainant states
that tho county road overseer diverted
the waters of two small streams which
had been carried under the county
road by two culverts, to another cul
vert, just above his property, thus
making one culvert carry tho water
that had formerly gone through three
openings. When tho cloud-burst of
several months ago occurred, tho en
tire road was washed out at this
4 point, and Kaleo's land suffered.
2r It was this same washout in tho road
that was responsible for tho accident
to Charles Iteinhardt, sugar boiler of
tho Kaeleku Sugar Company, who
Tswalkcd into tho holo In tho dark, had
several ribs broken, and who now has
a damage suit for $15,000 pending in
tho courts against tho county.
.Hana Man May Try
T" To Stop Bridge Work
J. K. Hanuna, of Hana, is threaten
ing to bring an injunction action to
stop tho construction or tho new
bridge across tho Kawalpapa stream.
on tho grounds that tho brldgo is
faultily designed and Is likely to men
aco his property which Is below the
brldgo. Hanuna bases his objections
on tho ground that the piers of tho
brldgo aro set at an angle to tho flow
of tho water, which will tend to dl
vert tho stream upon his land.
Hanuna was formerly manager of
tho Kokalnul Sugar Company, In
Carry tho News, Dr. W. D. Baldwin's
famous polo pony, and probably tho
finest polo mount In tho world, has
boon sick for tho past ten days with a
severe cold. Ho Is under the care of
Dr. Fitzgerald, and is much better at
Maui Chamber Will
Famous Booster Organization of Port
land Plans Big Excursion to Islands
In response to a letter from Itlley
Allen, editor of tho Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
tho Maul Chnmber of Commerce
yesterday voted to extend to tho
"Koyal Ilosarlans" an invitation to vis
It Hawaii next February, and Maui In
particular. The Ttosarians are an ag
gregation of boosters of Portland, Ore
gon, similar In character to tho Hono
lulu Ad Club. Tho organization Is
mado up of some of tho most promi
nent business and professional men of
the Northwest, and the personnel of
the excursion party planned Includes
tho governor of Oregon and his daugh
ter, the editors and owners of the two
leading papers of Portland, and other
men of large caliber.
Invitations have been sent to tho
Rosarians assuring them of a warm
welcome, by Hawaii's governor, the
mayor of Honolulu, tho Honolulu
chamber of commerce, and various
other organizations of the Territory.
It is reported that the party will num
ber about 350 persons, and tho steam
er Northern Pacific or tho Great
Northern, is to be chartered for the
Tho Maui chamber also received a
letter from V. A. Vet'.esen, complain
ing that he has not received a fair
share of tho Chamber's printing. A
motion was thereupon presented by
D. H. Case and adopted, instructing
the secretary and other officers of tho
body to ask for bids for work needed,
and to let same to the lowest bidder
except where quality of work Is in
question, In which case tho president
of the Chamber shall decide tho mat
ter. The Chamber declined to subscribe
$150 to J. A. Palmes who is preparing
a guide to the islands for tho Court
Criticizes New Law
Dr. Meeker Favors Bnt One Accident
Board Says Insurance Companies
Need to Be Curbed.
Dr. Royal Meeker, United Stntcs
Commissioner of Labor, who has been
touring the Islands for the past sev
eral weeks, gathering data on labor
conditions, held a conference with tho
Maui Industrial Accident Board last
Saturday, which was of much interest
to tho members. He discussed at
length tho operation of workmen's
compensation laws In different parts
of the mainland, and told something
of the steps being taken in many
places to make the conditions of lab'
orors less hazardous.
In a conservative way, Dr. Meeker
is in favor of workmens compensa'
tion insurance being handled by tho
state," as a check upon tho insurance
companies, whose reputation for rapa
city ho strongly condemned. But in
establishing state insurance, he held
that such departments should bo put
on a strictly business basis, which
would give them no Improper advaa
tace over tho private companies. He
strongly condemned tho arbitrary mla
imum fee of $10 per policy which the
companies In Hawaii aro insisting up
on, as being exceedingly unfair.
Dr. Meeker thought that a mistake
had been mado In Hawaii's law in
making a separate board for each of
tho different counties. Ho favored
also requiring a thorough system of
casualty statistics to bo kept, cover
lng tho entire territory.
During tho week snent on Maui.
Dr. Meeker, in company with Dr. Vic
tor S. Clark, who Is gathering data for
tho Carneglo Institution, visited most
of the plantations on tho Island. For
tho most part he spoko highly of tho
manner In which laborers aro housed
and cared for, though ho mentioned a
number of exceptions to this rule.
DEATH OF J. B. ANDRADE
John B. Andrade, for many years a
trusted employee of tho M". A. Co's
Pala Store, died at tho Kula Sanitar
ium last Friday morning between 2
and 3 o'clock. Tho funeral took place
the samo afternoon, his remains be
ing interred at tho Makawao Catholic
For several months tho deceased
had been suffering from tubercular
troubles and after a sojourn in Cali
fornia, returned to Maul and entered
the Sanitarium. Ho was well known
all over Central Maul and had a largo
clrclo of friends. Being a member of
tho local lodgo of tho Moose order,
a largo number of members of tho
order accompanied his remains to
their last resting place. Ho leaves a
widow, Mrs. C. Do Lima Andrado, a
teacher at tho Paia school, and a child
about four months old.
Tho deacesd was about 30 years old,
and had been a resident of Maul since
Infancy. He was born In Funchal, Ma
Ideira Island, and accompanied his par
'ents to Hawaii when an Infant.
New Rest House on
Has Increased Tourist Travel to Maui
and is Popular With Maui Folk
Will Be Self Supporting.
That elghty-fivc persons slept
In the Haleakala Rest House
during the month of August, was
the statement made by W. O.
Aiken to the Chamber of Cem
mcrce, yesterday. Besldesithls,
between thirty and forty had
used the new structure during
July, before It was entirely com.
pleted. All of these visitors paid
$1 per night for the accommoda
tion; Indicating that the rest
house will be self-supporting, un
less business falls off materially.
Moreover, Mr. Aiken stated that
at least half of the visitors were
tourists, and not local people,
and that It is certain that the
better accommodations on the
mountain have been responsible
for a considerable Increase In
travel to the Island.
Mr. Alkcn made the above
statement In supporting a plea
from the promotion committee
to, the Chamber that it use its
good offices In an effort to have
restored the $50 per month ap
propriation by Maul County, to
promotion work, which was re
cently cut off by the supervisors
on grounds of economy. A com
mlttee composed of W. O. Aiken,
D. C. Lindsay, and H. W. Rice
was appointed to take the mat
ter up with the Board and to re
port at the next meeting of the
Fifteen Would Go
But FiveMust Stay
Kauai Trip Popular, Says Walsh
. Possibility of Provision Being Made
for More Than Ten Delegates.
Fifteen members of the Maui Cham
ber of Commerce have expressed a
desire to attend the Fourth Civic Con
vention on Kauai, September 2C and
27, according to the report made by
J. J. Walsh, committee of one, to the
chamber at yesterday's meeting. In
asmuch us tho Kauai chamber of com
merce has Indicated that Maul will bo
allowed but ten representatives, It
looks as though several persons are
to be disappointed.
However, Mr. Walsh stated that it
is possible that a number who consid
ered going will not bo able to make
the trip, and that tho prescribed num
ber will not bo exceeded
W. O. Aiken, who returned this week
from attending tho meeting of the Ha
waii Promotion Committee in Hono
lulu, stated that D. P. It. Isenbcrg, of
Kauai, had intimated that Kauai will
amend her schedule, and bo ablo to
provide for moro than the original one
hundred delegates specified. A plan Is
being considered, ho said, of erecting,
tents to house the crowd, and in such
case, many moro may bo cared for.
A letter from tho Inter-Island com
pany advised tho chamber that the
round trip rate from Maul for tho con
vention will he $17. J. J. Walsh was
continued as a committee to arrange
for Maul's representation, on what
ever asls may bo decided upon.
Maui News To Soon
Have New Home
Ground was broken this week for a
new homo for tho Maul News to ho
erected on the property of Mrs. A. J.
Itodrlguos, on High street. Tho now
location Is almost opposito the pres
ent office of the News. Tho building
will bo considerably larger than the
present building, and will bo much
better adapted to tho needs of tho
growing business. It will bo of ono
story, on bungalow plan, In keeping
with tho ofllco building adjoining It.
Tho iloor will bo of concrete. Tho new
quarters will probably bo ready for
occupancy within about six weeks.
Old Maui Offender
Gets Year in Hilo Jail
Fred Smith, alias Snlth, alias Htxes,
alias "Senator Warren's son." who
served nine months In tho Walluku
jail for passing a worthless check on
tho First National Bank of Waimku, a
yaer ago, was sentenced last week
to a year's Imprisonment In Hllo for
a similar offense. Smith on this last
occasion, forged tho namo of Hugh
Howell, of Walluku, to a check for $25
which ho passed on tho First Bank of
To Boost Wharf
Aiken Shows Importance From Tou
rist Stand-Point Promotionists
May Meet on Haleakala Summit.
HONOLULU, Sept. 1. A. P. Taylor,
acting secretary of the Hawaii Promo
tion Committee, was yesterday elected
to tho position of secretary, in placo
of H. P. Wood, who resigned some
The Hawaii Promotion Commlttcoat
Its meeting yesterday decided to make
a campaign for an appropriation by
the legislature for a wharf at Lahalna,
Mnul, in tho Interest of increasing the
tourist travel there.
This action was taken after W. O.
Aiken of Maul, who represents that
island in the committee, had declared
Maul would not get its share of tho
tourists until a dock had been- built
for the Inter-Island steamers. Passen
gers to Lahalna now aro compelled to
land in small boats.
Mr. Aiken unfolded his plan for tho
construction of n whnrt at Lahalna In
connection with the recital of recent
promotion work in Maui. Ho told of
tho construction of tho rest house on
the summit of Haleakala, but said that
In connection with tho proposed auto
mobile road to tho summit It would
bo necessary to offer better landing
facilities for tourists if they were In
duced to come there in Increased num
bers. Haleakala Is Magnet.
Air. AiKcn said ho believed many
who made tho trip to Ki!auea on Ha-
waill would stop one way or the other
to see Haleakala If a wharf were
uuut. Mr. Aiken added that this year
nau seen more tourists on Maul and
that he believed it was duo to tho
work of tho promotion committee. It
Is planned to establish a commissary
nt tho rest house on Haleakala. Mr.
Aiken said, to save tourists the bother
of carrying food with them up tho
summit. Cots also may he placed
E. A. Berndt, chairman of tho com
mittee, facetiously suggested that tho
next meeting of tho commltteo on
tho summit of Haleakala, which is
above tho clouds. Members of the
committee seriously declare tho idea
a good ono and it will be considered.
To Get Compensation
Accident Board Calls Attention of Su
pervisors to Law Sheriff Will
Help Round Up Delinquents.
Under tho now Workmen's Com'
pensation Law, employees of the coun
ty are protected, and tho Industrial ac.
cident board, at its meeting last Sat
urday, ordered a letter to bo sent to
the board of supervisors calling their
attention to the fact, and asking that
provision he mado for reporting all
accidents to county workmen.
It was reported to tho accident
board that tho county sheriff's depart
mont has promised to cooperato with
tho board in rounding up employers
who havo neglected to tako out insur
ance for their employees, and also to
aid In getting returns of accidents
turned in, and claims for compensa
The Industrial Accident Board has
been assured by tho agencies of tho
several Insurance companies doing
workmens compensation insurance
business, that they will comply with
tho requirements of tho board, and
will havo new policies issued as soon
Another Boat Nearly
Swamps at Lahaina
While landing a party of tho Molo
kal singers by small boat from a sam
pan, at Iihaina, on Wednesday even
ing, tho boat was all but swamped by
tho breakers when it was bringing in
twelve passengers. When tho boat
reached tho beach it was full of water
to within a few inches of tho top.
Asldo from a completo drenching, no
ono' suffered from tho experience.
anese Steals Wife of
AnotherGets Off Easy!
Kodakari, a Japaneso who was fired
from tho Puuneno plantation Bomo
timo ago for vagrancy, stolo tho vrlta
of Kamaklchl, a laborer in Camp -1,
nnd took her to Kahului, last Friday
night. Beforo carrying off tho woman,
tho Japanese terrorized tho camp by
firing a revolver, and otherwise donv
onstratlng what a bad man ho Is.
Haled beforo Judgo McKoy yesterday
morning, ho was very penitent, and
eagerly grasped tho suggestion that ho
bo permitted to leavo tho county. Ho
received a suspended sentence, and
has already loft. Tho woman lu tho
case, who left her husband and fivo
children to go with Kodakari, has re
turned to her homo. ,
Believed Shakeup in Ministry Will Result America
Now to Go Ahead With
HONOLULU, September 3. A
ers of Molokai, was swamped by a
bKUWibVILLL, September 3. A raiding band of Mexicans yes
terday committed a double murder on Texan soil and later engaged in a
fight with half a company of United States infantrymen sent on their
LONDON, September 3. However satisfactory the advance an
nouncement of Germany's, position may be to United States, it is being
criticized severely in Germany, and is meeting with severe strictures. In
Great Britain it is taken for grantcd'that the announcement of von Tcr-
0 "iiinuii iu iait a nuiiui)-, is iiiciniunary 10 nis resignation, as a
protest against the decision of the Kaiser.
WASHINGTON, September 3. None of the men implicated in
the lynching of Frank have been indicted.
President Wilson yesterday made public letters which he had sent
to secretaries of navy and war a month ago, asking information of pro
gram for national defense. The letters advised the secretaries to get
best experts obtainable and to determine immediately their proposals to
Congress. An adequate national naval reserve is to be created by the
Secretary of the Navy, according to the announcement of Assistant Sec
PETROGRAD, September 3. The Russians have evacuated point
near Grodno, it was admitted by the war office last night, and have re
tired to the right bank of the Niemele river. Germans are making
steady progress. Russians have been winning elsewhere, and have
created offensive in vicinity of Vilna.
WASHINGTON, September 3. Up to date 425,000 mules have
been shipped to Europe from American ports.
LONDON, September 3. Ismid, an important city of 25,000 in
habitants in Armenia, 80 miles from Constantinople, has been sacked
and burned by Turks.
HONOLULU, September 2. Two bodies found yesterday in sub
marine, identified today by note book and dental work as those of Chas.
H. Wells and Frank N. Hcrzog. No more bodies found today.
WASHINGTON, September 3. Cardinal Gibbons, of Baltimore,
has presented a message from Pope Benedict t oPresident Wilson. Sig
nificant circumstances indicate message suggests leading neutral coun
try join Vatican in effort to secure peace.
LONDON, September 2. Allies strongly encouraged over victory
of Sir Ian Hamilton in Gallipoli.
NEW YORK, September 2. Officer of White Star liner Adriatic,
arriving here from war zone, says that during July and August British
navy captured fifty German submarines. Also declares submarine which
suiik viauic was caugui in net arm
jj URL, i IN, September . According to reports from Paris. France
and Great Britain are ready to send strategists to Russia to help on cam
paign against Teutons. Steady progress being made on attack on Grodno..
PARIS, September 2. Four Turkish transports sunk by British
submarines operating at Dardanelles.
BROWNSVILLE, September 2. United States troops today at
tempting to capture Mexican who burned railroad trestle 14 miles from
city. Aviator Lt. M. S. Morrow made ascent in attempt to locate out
laws who accompanied Mexican.
SHANGHAI, September 2. China Hearing monarchy, says Peking
SAN FRANCISCO, Scpf ember 2. Japan Day at ExixDsition un
qualified success. Moore, of Exposition, President Asano of T. K. K.
and others were present.
HONOLULU, September 2. -The hulk of the F4 may be returned
to the sea. After having reclaimed the craft and finding her no good
for further use, it was stated on good authority that the navy department
may return her to the place where she was lost.
LONDON, September 2. An important victory has been won on
the Gallipoli peninsula. It is also reported Island of Ruad, off Seria,
has been captured by Allies forces.
BERLIN, September 2. Following the capture of Lutsk, more
German progress has been made in the lighting zone of the northwest.
PARIS, September 2. Servia has informed Greece of her intention
to comply with the request of the Allies regarding concessions to Bul
LONDON, September 2. TheRussian armies in Galicia arc mak
ing a race for time, and despite the fall of the fortress of Lutsk, may
win. If the Russians can hold the line intact, the rains due in a few
weeks will enable reorganization.
WASHINGTON, September 2. Now that no further dangers
exist for misinterpretation of strengthening of United States defenses,
plans for defense will be proceeded with.
LONDON, September 2. According to official warnings from
Spanish government received here, cholera exists in the German dis
tricts of East and West Prussia, and a portion of Silesia.
SAN FRANCISCO, September 2. Unsettled condition in ex
change market and lack of ships have affected foreign trade situation
greatly here in district of federal reserve system.
SCANTON, Pa., September 2. L. E. Twomcy, of Honolulu, elect
ed deputy commander in chief of the United Spanish War Veterans, at
LONDON, September 2. Heavy fighting is going on on Austro
Italian front, according to reports from Rome. Many infantry attacks
delivered by Italians, and heavy artillery duels going on.
AMSTERDAM, September 2. Austria has issued a rule prohibit
ing her subjects in neutral countries from working in munition factories.
Punishment is 20 years imprisonment, or death in some cases.
PLATTSBURG, September 2. As a result of the United States
plan for training civilian officers for volunteers, yesterday a committee
was appointed to form a permanent organization between business and
prolcssional men who are now being drilled.
HONOLULU, September 1. Two more bodies of men from sub
marine F4 found today. Bodies so decomposed that identification is im
possible. A shred of an officer's cap near one, leads to belief one body
may be cither that of Lt. Alfred Ede, or of Ensign T. A. Parker. A
note book, found yesterday is believed tcj hold battery record.
(Additional Wireless on Tago 4.)
sampan containinp- thirteen snip
Lahaina comber, but was rescued.
captured ly Untish.