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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. H., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1915.
Chamber Will Plan
For Haleakala Road
- Special Meeting Called For Purpose.
Want To Know When Kihei Wharf
Will Bo Used.
Whether or not tho Maul chamber
or commerce shall Inaugurate and Ret
behind a proposition for building a
road to tho top of Haleakala, will be
the subject of discussion at a special
meeting of tho chamber to bo held on
Thursday afternoon, October 28. This
was decided upon at tho meeting of
tho body held yesterday afternoon, at
which tho matter was considered at
some length. IJecauso of tho Import
ance of the subject, however, and be
cause yesterday's meeting was not
well attended, no action was taken,
it being tho opinion that a full meet
ing should hnve a chanco to discuss
Tho fact that tho Territory stands
ready to supply a large force of pris
oners for building, tho road up the
mountain, provided the people of
Maul wish It, brought up a general
discussion, of which tho concensus of
opinion seemed to be that the work
should be undertaken provided it can
bo shown to be feasible. There ap
peared to bo little or no opposition
to the proposition aside from those
who felt that the magnitude of the
undertaking may bo too great.
It Is expected that by tho meeting
on tho 28th some definite policy re
garding tho project will be decided
upon, and that It may then be dis
cussed to better advantage with tho
members of tho Hawaii promotion
committee, which will probably be on
Maui on November 13 to 15, and also
with tho supervisors. It Is understood
that tho promotionists wish to meet
with both tho chamber and the coun
ty fathers during their visit, and that
they are particularly Interested In the
Haleakala road scheme.
A committee was appointed, con
sising of D. C. Lindsay, J. J. Walsh,
and It. A. Wadsworth, to take up with
tho supervisors the matter of secur
ing more convict labor for Maui pub
lie works, it being understood that
moro may bo had if desired.
Oiled Roads Need Attention.
n. A. Wadsworth called attention to
the fact that most of the oiled roads
In contral Maui are badly in need of
attention, and tho committee will
bring this matter also to tho attention
of tho supervisors.
J. J. Walsh submitted a report for
tho delegation of the chamber which
attended tho Fourth Civic Conven
tion at Lihuc, Kauai.
Lease for Rest House Site.
A communication from tho Halea
kala ranch advising that its directors
stood ready to lease to tho Chamber
two acres of land surrounding the
Haleakala rest house, for a period of
twenty years at a rental of ?1 per
annum, was received, and tho offer
accepted with thanks.
Weather on Haleakala.
A letter was received from tho di
restor of tho U. S. Weather Bureau
asking if it will not bo practicable to
have a rain gauge and other meteor
ological instruments installed at the
Haleakala rest house to bo cared for
by tho attendant in charge, and re
ports made monthly. Tho director
pointed out that tho data from that
point would bo of very great value.
Tho matter was referred to tho rest
house commit teo and may bo carried
Will Klhel Landing Be Used?
The Chamber adopted a motion di
recting tho secretary to communicate
with the Board of Harbor Commis
sioners and inquire when tho Inter
Island Steam Navigation Company
will begin using Kihei landing as a
regular stopping place for Its larger
vessels. It was reported that tho har
. bor board has made considerable pro
gress in the matter of placing range
lights and other safeguards for ship
ping at that point, and some impa
tience was indicated over the delay
In getting tho Maalaea Bay service
PLANS PROGRESSING FOR
Work on tho plans for tho improve
ments to bo made to tho Wailuku
Kahulul waterworks by the loan fund
Commission, Is reported to bo pro
gressing favorably. Tho commission
ers have decided as a part of tho re
construction of tho system, to lay the
C-lnch pipe on hand in upper Ina
valley on Main street from Market
towards tho sand hills aB far as it will
reach, and from there to the tank a
. 4-lnch lino will bo laid. This new lino
4 41 will replace tho present 4-Inch lino on
Mill street, which now carries the
Kahulul supply, but tho street lino
will still remain to supply that part of
KUNEWA OUT OF THEATRE GAME,
Tho stock of J. H. Kuncwa in tho
Valloy Isle Theatre has been pur
chased by J. N. K. Keola. and nt a
meeting of tho directors held last
Tuesday evening, Mr. Kunewas re
signation as manager and treasurer
of the company was accepted, and Mr.
Keola elected to succeed him.
Crowell Says Force
Is Not Big Enough
County Sheriff Would Have Four More
Policemen For Wailuku. Could
Then Handle Gambling Situation.
"If we could have four moro men for
tho Wailuku police force we would
have not trouble in handling tho
gambling situation." This Is tho de
claration of County Sheriff Clem Cro
well, who continued to explain his
need of a larger force.
"As it is now," said Mr. Crowell,
"we 'have just four patrolmen fov
Wailuku, and but one of these is on
duty nt a time. When a man is cover
ing his beat ho cannot do detective
work, or dig up evidence against
gamblers to any great extent. All of
this practically is therefore done at
other times, which for tho greater part
Is time that does not belong to tho
county. There ought to bo two men
on duty in Wailuku all tho time. This
would give us a chanco to follow '(?
tho gambling and other matters in a
manner that wo cannot do at present."
Sheriff Crowell claims that Maui
was better policed in the old days
before county government, than it is
now. The force was again cut down a
year or two ago during a financial
stringency in the county finances, afid
has never since been restored.
Promotion Committee to
Meet Here in November
The first quarterly meeting of the
Hawaii Promotion Committee will bo
hold on Maui probably November 13
to 15. This was tentatively decided
at the meeting of tho organization in
Honolulu this week. If this plan Is
carried out the Honolulu members will
arrive by tho Claudino on Saturday
morning, November 13, and George
Vickers, the Hilo member will be njdp
to reach here tho evening before. A
trip up Haleakala is planned by W. O.
Aiken, tho Maui delegate for probably
Saturday and Sunday. On Monday a
meeting will probably be held In Wai
luku, at which all Maul people inter
ested will bo welcomed, and tho visit
ors will depart tho same evening for
home. These quarterly meetings out
side of Honolulu, arc expected to
prove of much benefit to the mem
bers and in arousing interest in pro
Maui Views Shown
D. Howard Hitchcock Gives Exhibition
of His Work on this Island Before
.Leaving. Pictures Bought.
A largo number of residents of Maul
had the privilege of viewing tho re
sults of tho several weeks' work on
Maui of Honolulu's gifted artist, D.
Howard Hitchcock, at tho homo of
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Penhallow, last
Friday afternoon. The exhibition was
unanimously conceded to be a most
splendid one. Mr. Hitchcock, during
his visit hero, produced some 20 can
vases, mostly of central and west
Maul views, some of which will doubt
less rank with the best that he has
ever done. Several views in Iao Val
ley, and of Haleakala were especial
ly admired. As is true of most of
Hitchcock's paintings, his Maul viows
aro distinguished by tho fidelity in
coloring and "atmosphere" which they
A number of tho views wero pur
chased by Maui people, among thse
being C. G. White, C. D. Lufkin, W.
A. Baldwin, Dr. Wm. Osmors, Mrs. F.
P. Baldwin, and Mrs. H. A. Baldwin,
Mr. Hitchcock returned to Hono
lulu last Saturday. Ho was so great
ly Impressed with Maul that ho plans
to return soon for moro work in other
parts of the Island.
Grand Jury Meets Next
Week With Big Calendar
Tho October term of tho 2nd cir
cuit court opens next Wednesday, the
20th, with Judge Edlngs on tho bench.
The grand jury will assemble at that
timo and get down to work. The
trial jury will not bo called upon until
the Monday following, October 25. Tho
court term promises to bo heavier
than for some time, especially the
criminal calendar, a largo number of
district court cases lor gambling,
opium using, etc. having waived trial
in tho lower court or appealed from
Tho mombors of tho now grand
jury aro M. C. Ayers, W. It. Booto,
John C. Cabral. It. B. Dodge, Ed. V,
Dunn, Geo. Edwards, Chas. K. Farden,
Geo. II. Parnsworth, E. Hanoborg,
Win. B. Hardey, t,. B. Kaumeholwa,
Prank H. I.ocey, M. T. Lyons, Manuel
Martins, Philip Pall, Edwin Sopor, A.
K. Ting, John P. Visher. C. G. White,
H. P. Willard.
Army Man Who Married Maui Girl
Tried for 'Absence without Leave.'
Sentenced Six Months.
Bernard Wessler, who was arrest
ed in Wailuku about six weeks ago,
a fow days following his marriage to
a Maui girl, and taken to Honolulu on
charge of having deserted from the
hospital corps of the United States
army, was tried last week by a court
partial and sentenced to six months
confinement with hard labor, and tho
forfeiture of two-thirds of his pay for
that time. Ho was not tried as a de
serter, however, but for absenco with
out leave, a much less serious offence,
and his punishment is accordingly
very light. With allowance for good
conduct ho will be entitled to release
on February 10, and also to discharge
from the army, his time having ex
pired. Wessler's wife has been at Scho-
field Barracks as near him as possible,
ever since his nrrest. It was doubt
less duo to her In largo part as well
as to the fact that he had made a
good record while on Maul, that his
punishment was made as light as It
Agricultural Library at
Haiku Open to Public
Tho olllco of tho Extension Division
at Haiku has just received from the
Territory a copy of tho Revised Laws
of Hawaii 1915, and a copy of the'
Session Laws 1915. These aro in tho
library of the office, and anyone is
welcome to consult them there. The
library of the Division contains a good
collection of books, bulletins, etc. on
agricultural subjects, and is open to
tlio public as a reference library.
While the library copies of books and
bulletins cannot bo taken from tho
library, tho Division has for distri
bution copies of many bulletins, lists
of the publications of tho Department
of Agriculture and of the Hawaii Ex
periment Station, and lists of good
books on agricultural subjects. It is
also always ready to assist anyone to
find printed matter on any particular
A. Garcia In Charge
Books Show Delinquents of Years are
Still Getting Water. Grand Jury
May Probe Bal.
Before adjourning last Saturday tho
board of supervisors appointed A.
Garcia to tho place of superintendent
of the Wailuku Waterworks to fill the
place of W. E. BaJ, Jr., who was sus
pended a fow days previously pend
ing the unraveling of tho affairs of
tho office. Auditor Wilcox is still
engaged in digging into accounts of
waterworks, but has not yet succeed
ing in clearing up some of tho mat
ter. It has been discovered that, ac
cording to the books, some water con
sumers are delinquent since long be
foro Bal took charge of tho office.
Why they were not cut off from tho
supply long ago, as provided for In
tho waterworks ordinance has not
It is reported that tho grand jury,
which meets next week, will also prob
ably take a hand in probing tho
waterworks, though it is not asserted
that there has been anything moro
than gross carelessness and incfllcl
ency in tho administration of tho do
Foot Races Also Planned
For Next New Year's Day
A fat men's foot race will prob
ably bo ono of tho features of the
New Year's day sports meeting which
Is now being arranged. Gcorgo Cum
mins announces that ho will bo ablo
to qualify at tho 200-pound limit when
the time como around. Besides this
it is proposed to have a 100-yard free
for all, and another 100-yard limited
to Maui sprinters; a 220-yard and a
mile race. Tho two latter will also
bo limited to local runners.
It is understood that tho Inter-Island
company has agreed to mako a
?10 round trip rate from Honolulu for
tho occasion, and tho promoters aro
confident that tho event -can bo made
a big success.
Aloha Lodgo No. 3, Knights of
Pythias, has sent out notices to its
members and ladles of a danco and
card party to bo held tomorrow even
ing at its Castlo Hall. Wailuku. It has
been some timo slnco tho Knights
havo held ono of their popular even
ings, and this ono is being looked
forward to with much anticipation.
To Olinda Reservoir
No Other Sites Being Suitable, Prop
erly Owners Stand Aside. Home
stead Roads Soon to Start.
Because they wero convinced that
there is no other place so well suited
for the purpose of a reservoir as tho
Olinda site, H. A. Baldwin and W. O.
Aiken have withdrawn their protest
to this location, and the loan funTl
engineers are now proceeding, as fast
as possible, to get the plans and spe
cifications prepared for tho big
storage basin., It will probably bo
at least two months, however, before
these will bo ready to submit to con
tractors for tenders.
At the meeting of the loan fund
commissioners held last Saturday,
Senator Baldwin and Mr. Aiken wero
present in person and entered various
objections to having tho 500,000-gal-lon
reservoir located just niauka of
their property at Olinda, as had boon
decided upon. Their opposition was
duo to tho fact that they believe their
property will bo injured by tho near
proximity to tho reservoir, and that
tho construction work will be a source
of annoyance. Mr. Aiken felt that the
presence of the big basin will always
bo a menace to tho safety of children,
and that it will not bo feasiblo to
securely fonco it.
As a result of tho meeting It was
decided to take another look for a
suitable site, and Mr. Baldwin, ac
cordingly accompanied Engineer Balch
over the ground on Monday last, with
tho result that ho withdrew his ob
jections when it became evident that
the engineers had exhausted ; their
resources In the matter.
W. I. Wells and J. W. Manning, of
Ku'aha, appeared before tho commis
sion as a committee to learn the
status of tho road macadam work for
which a $35,000 appropriation was
made by the last legislature. Engine
er Balch stated that work had already
been done In the matter of surveys
for this project, and that ho would bo
again on it within another week. Ho
Btatcd further that C. G. White, who
had seemed disposed to dpposo the
straightening of road whore It passes
through his pineapplo lands, back of
the Haiku cannery, had later appar
ently withdrawn his objections. The
commission has gone on record not
to spend money on this portion of tho
road unless it could bo straightened.
It was also reported by Mr. Balch that
the expenditure of tho $10,000 specinl
appropriation for building a road
across tho east Kuiaha gulch, will be
Kihei Road Soon.
If the plans for the homestead road
at Kihei aro approved by Suporlntcn
don of Public Works Forbes, to
whom they have been sent, and should
they bo returned by tomorrow's mail,
as is expected, the Loan Fund Com
missioners will probably moot today
to formally pass on this work, and
advertise for tenders.
JAPANESE JAILED FOR
For seining mol-lii at Waiheo, Fugl
moto, a Japanese fisherman is now
serving 10 days in the Wailuku jail.
Ho was convicted In Judgo McKay"s
court on Wednesday. Murasl, another
Japanese, was fined $25 for a liko of
fense, and is now serving out his Anti.
It is reported that there has been a
good deal of this taking of young
fishes with fine nets, in violation of
tho law, and an effort is being made
to break up the practice.
Arbor Day Set For
Friday, November 19
Friday, November 19, will bo Arbor
Day this year. This date was fixed
by proclamation of Governor Pink
ham, promulgated this week. For this
occasion tho board of agriculture and
forestry usually distributes a largo
number of trees and shrubs to schools,
and Inviduals for planting. It is prob
able that tho day will bo fittingly ob
served on Maui, particularly among
tho school children. Tho Governor's
proclamation is as follows:
"Tho practise, now widespread on
tho mainland, of setting asldo ono day
each year as Arbor Day, begau In Ha
waii ten years ago. Sinco then, horo
as well as elsewhere, the larger move
ment for tho conservation and devel
opment of all natural resources, of
which Arbor Day represents only ono
phase, has made great progress. Six
years ago, in consequonco of tho
quickening of tho public conscience
and Interest in theso matters and tho
practical results therefrom in the in
auguration and oxtension of active
work along these lines, tho scopo of
tho day was enlarged.
'."Accordingly, I hereby deslgnato
Friday, tho nineteenth day of Novem
ber. 1915. as Arbor and Conservation
Day for tho Territory of Hawaii, and
recommend that on that day appro
priate oxercisos bo held In all tho
schools of tho Territory and that a
part of tho day bo dovoted to tho
planting of trees and shrubs."
BRITISH BEGIN NEW
OFFENSIVE IN WEST
Balkan Situation Complicated Greece Still on Fence
But Will Likely Soon Be Involved.German
Airships Again Raid London.
HONOLULU, October 15. News reached here of the wreck of
Hie O. M. Kellogg, on Moro reef. Crew and wife of captain reached
Laysan in small boats, ahd from there to Midway in sloop Hclenc
chartered from Max Schlemer. Assistance will be sent from here.
BERLIN, October 15. "We know what wc are doing and we
know what we have accomplished in the Zeppelin raids," said a com
mander of one of the German air fleets. "Wc know the extent of
damage in London in spite of reports from the British. We see plainly
through our glasses and the Thames points the way no matter how
now dark the night. It is no trouble to find the spots wc wish to at
tack." WASHINGTON, October 15. The President has approved the
amounts asked for by the fleet and army. If secretaries' estimates
are accepted by Congress, the appropriation for national defense will
SAN FRANCISCO, October 15. Look Yen Hung, president of
the San Francisco branch of the Canton Bank, heads the new Chinese
Mail Steamship Company.
LONDON, October 15. Fighting continues on the eastern front,
but no engagements of importance have taken place within 24 hours.
Officials German dispatch says Russians have been driven across the
Seventeen German steamers are now posted as missing and their
disappearances credited to activities of British submarines.
SIOCKHOLM, October 15. In a naval battle between Russians
and Germans in the Gulf of Finland, one cruiser was sunk. Not known
to which side jt belong.
A Zeppelin raid caused fires but no hint is made as to where, only
say along the Finnish coast. Thought this raid was made in connec
tion with naval engagement.
NEW YORK, October 15. Japanese ammunition plants arc run
ning to capacity and most of the ouput is being sold to Russia.
WASHINGTON, October 15. Ensanada is now the only port
held by Villa.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 15. Captain Matson today signed
a contract for the building of a $1,000,000 steamer for San Francisco
Honolulu run, to be ready for service in 1917.
LONDON, October 15. Great offensive has begun. British troops
in Flanders are engaged in extensive operations. Allies made an at
tempt to advance on Gallipoli. Million men of Kitchener's arnvy said
to be engaged in great offensive of British.
BERLIN, October 15. New British attack which promises to be
among the most important movements on the western line, is now in
progress. British have taken offensive along nearly the entire front
from the Ypres to Loos. All attacks by them have failed.
LONDON, October 15. The Bulkan tangle grew more complicat
yesterday. Germany has suspended Russian postal service and holds
up food stuffs consigned to Roumania. Martial law has been proclaim
ed in Grecian Macedonia. Bulgarians arc concentrating on Grecian
frontier. Greece's entry into war is further indicated. Sir Edward
Grey sjiys Russians will soon aid Serbs. Premier Vivani says may aid
Serbia. Russians in Galicia arc trying to prevent Austria from rein
forcing its Serbian army.
HONOLULU, October 14. Battery plates on F-4 hulk in poor
"K" flotilla sighted. Will dock before sunset.
Governor Pinkham contemplating a trip to Washington.
NEW YORK, October 14. The steel of the battleship California
laid today. First electric ship and will cost $15,000,000.
WASHINGTON, October 14. President has appointed Edward
White, of Watsonville, Cal. commissioner.
President today issued order transferring a portion of the military
reservation on Punchbowl to territory of Hawaii.
GERMAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS, October 14. Confirm
atory dispatches regarding bombarding of London received. All airships
returned to base safely.
LONDON, October 14. The total disasters of air raid 55 killed
and 1 14 wounded.
Sir Edward Grey says Russian troops will soon be at aid of Balkan
allies. Uneasiness over Balkan situation is reflected at capitols. Ab
sence of definite news as to action of Allies attempting check Teuton in
vasion of Serbia increases uneasiness. News of a dispute among French
deputies and resignation of Delcassc received ominously. Italy's silence
regarding plans to join Anglo-French, forces in the Balkans, and un
certainty of the British program, intensifies feeling.
THE HAGUE, October 14. Partial martial law proclaimed here
on account of war conditions and to insure preparedness, Holland order
affects particularly workers furnishing war supplies. Foreigners not
PARIS, October 14. The resignation of Delcassc has stirred Paris
flceply. Much controversy is in progress. Disscntion among govern
ment leaders believed to be cause of retirement.
ATHENS, October 14. The railway between Nish and Salonica
has been cut for 55 miles.
HONOLULU, October 14. On account of discrimination as be
tween the two white embezzlers and a Filipino forger, sentenced by
Judge Ashford Tuesday afternoon, Judge Ashford, in a statement to
the Advertiser, deplored the act and says he was expecting it. Man
who has not courage of convictions not lit to be governor.
Fleet of "K" class submarines nearing port.
LONDON, October 14. Another Zeppelin raid here last night in
which two women and six men were killed. Thirty-four others wound
ed by bombs dropped from airships. Several fires started, but were
soon put out. No damage to government buildings or structures of
SAN FRANCISCO, October 14. The International Peace Con
gress closed its sessions yesterday. Passed resolution directing David
Starr Jordan to proceed to Washington and confer President Wilson
on a plan to bring about peace in Europe.
ST. JOHNS, New Brunswick, October 14. The Franz Oliver,
ship of British auxilliary fleet, operating in North Sea, struck a mine
and sank. In accident five naval reservists were lost.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 14. Espcs Randolph, president of
Southern Pacific in Mexico and Arizona, says he has prepared a bill
against the Mexican government asking for $12,500,000 damages done to
his road in Mexico. The bill will be presented to the first stable govern
ment established in Mexico.
(Additional Wireless on rage i.)