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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., FRIDAY' NOVEMBER 19, 1915.
Judge McKay Gets
Supreme Court Says Wailuku Magis
trate Guilty of No Wrong Intent.
Calls Murphy's Charges Reckless.
Attorney Eugene Murphy's petition
for tho removal of William A. McKay
as district magistrate of Wailukuv
Maui, was denied by the supremo
court last week. Murphy charged em
bezzlement, forgery and falsification
of records against Judge McKay.
"The court Is unanimously of the
opinion that, though the evidence
shows a loose system of account keep
ing which might well bo rectified, six
of tho charges are not sustained by
the evidence, and that as to them tho
magistrate is entirely exonerated from
any criminal intent and intentional
wrong doing," said tho court.
As to tho third count of tho charges,
withholding from record certain cases,
"the majority of the court," says tho
decision, "arc of tho opinion that Iho
evidences establishes no wrongful in
tent and shows nothing more than an
oversight in which tho petitioner and
the respondent participated, and that
this, as well as tho other charges, was
recklessly made by tho petitioner. Tho
minority takes the view that tho evl
denco sustains the third charge set
forth in tho petition, and that tho re
spondent should bo removed from the
office of district magistrate for tho dis
trict of Wailuku. Tho prayer of the
petition is denied."
Tho decision does not show what
justices wcro In tho majority, or other
BULLET CAUSES PILIKIA NUI
FOR TELEPHONE COMPANY
Because someone, possibly not In
tentionally, fired a bullet through the
telephone trunk cable between Kahu
lui and Paia, tho construction depart
ment of tho company has had Its
bans full of trouble for a week past.
Tho puncture in tho lead covering,
permitted water to get into the cas
ing, short-circuiting the fifty pairs of
conductors, and for a time cutting off
all communication with l'aia, Maka
wao, Kula, and cast Maui. Later tem
porary lines were gotten through to
Paia, but Kula and Makawao were out
for most of tho week. Superintendent
Martinson states that tho seat of tho
troublo was difficult to locate, and that
tho drying out of tho cable after tho
hole was found took much time. How
over, tho system is again in good con
dition. MAUI JAPANESE MAY
GET CORONATION CUP
Emperor Yoshihlto may havo to
give a coronation cup after all to a
Japaneso who is over 80 years of ago.
Somo time ago Consul H. Arlta an
nounced that a coronation cup would
lie given to any Japaneso in Hawaii
who was over 80 -years of ago. A
canvass was mado in Oahu, but tho
oldest Japanese residing hero was a
woman 75 years old.
Consul Arlta received a communica
tion from Kahului, Maul, stating that
S. Ishil, a Japanese living there, is
82 years old. Tho Japaneso states that
ho was born in Japan in September,
1831. If It is found that the story is
true, Consul Arita will notify Emperor
Yoshlhito and tho Maul Japaneso will
receive the coronation cup. Star-Bulletin.
PAUWELA WATER RATE FIXED.
Tho new Pauwola waterworks ordi
nance passed on final reading by tho
board of supervisors last week, will
becomo effective on January 1st. It
provides a flat rate of $1.50 per quar
ter for all residences, and a meter
rate of 10 cents per thousand gallons
for all business or commercial con
nections. No connection will pay less
than $1.50 per quarter, however, In
EXTRA DIVIDENDS COMING.
$200,000, or 50 cents per share, will
bo distributed next month as an extra
dividend to shareholders of the Ha
waiian Commercial & Sugar Company,
according to announcement from Ho
nolulu. This will bo in addition to tho
regular 25 cents per share dividend.
It is probable that both Haiku and
Paia will pay an extra dividend of
5 per cent on tho first of tho month,
in addition to tho regular ono per
O. J. Manalo, tho Paia tailor, has
decided to incorporate his business
and to sell a portion of tho Btock In
tho new company to his friends. Tho
corporation is to havo a capital of
$2500, In shares, of $5, nnd about 30
per cent has been subscribed and paid
in. Tho Intention Is to build an up
to-dato tailoring and furnishing goods
store at Paia.
Tho closo season for mullet begins
Decembor 1. After .that date, far
threo months, It will bo unlawful to
either catch or have mullet In ones
possession, except fish taken from en
tlrely enclosed ponds.
Second Round of Tennis
Tournament Has Begun
Tho first round of tho handicap ten
nis tournament being played on tho
Wailuku Sugar Company's court, was
finished on Wednesday of tills week,
and tho second round began yester
day afternoon in a hot match between
Weight and Chi'.lingworth which end
ed In a tie, G-3, 5-7, and which will bo
played off this afternoon. Duko nnd
llento will also pla ibis afternoon,
and tomorrow Collins and Bevins will
meet. Monday, Cowan and Penhallow
will play the last match of the second
round of tho tournament.
Tho matches played since last re
port resulted as follows: Duko beat
Wodohousc, 7-5, G-l; Chillingworth
beat West, 6-3, G-3; Ilovlns beat Wat
son, G-0, G-2; Cowan beat Lufkln, G-i,
G-l; Penhallow beat Ayres, 4-G, G-3, 7-5.
Robbed Depot Safe
But Is Soon Caught
David Nakoa Pleads Guilty To This
And Other Crime. Sentenced to
Two Years Imprisonment.
For stealing $28.40 from the safe of
the Kahului Railroad Company's Wai
luku office, and for tho theft of a
watch and chain from J. N. K. Keola,
David Nakoa was on Wednesday or
this week sentenced to servo tw))
years in tho county jail by District
Magistrate .McKay. When arrested ho
admitted the crime, as well ns a
number of other petty thefts. He is
well known about Wailuku, having
boon employed oif and on for the past
year or more as roustabout of tho
The robbery of the railroad station
occurred on Tuesday during the noon
hour, while Station Agent J. Patter
son was at luncli and his assistant
was busy in tho warehouse. Nakoa
slipped into tho office, and with ah
iron bar forced the lock on 'tho cash
drawer under tho counter, but finding
it empty turned his attention to tho
safe. The combination had not been
thrown fully, for ho evidently had lit
tle difficulty in opening tho door and
getting away with tho contents of tho
petty cash drawer. Ho did not dis
turb several hundred dollars in coin
in bags in tho safe.
Because ho had been observed hang
ing about the office a short time be
fore, suspicion almost at once fastened
upon Nakoa, and tho police arrested
him a short timo later, just as ho
was starting for a trip up Iao Valley
in a hired automobile, with several
lady friends, a supply of gin, and a
new guitar which ho had just purch
ased. He had managed to spend a lit
tle less than half of his winnings from
tho safe In about two hours time. A
peculiar watch charm found on him
when ho was searched, was identified
as belonging to Clerk Keola, of the
County Engineer's office, and Nakoa
admitted that he. had taken Keola's
watch as well on a previous occasion
while working around tho Valley Islo
Theatre, of which Keola is manager.
REV. E. E. PLEASANT ACCEPTS
CALL TO KAHULUI CHURCH
Tho -Rev. Ellis E. Pleasant, of Bal
lanlinc, Mont., has written accepting
tho call of tho Kahului Union Church
and expects to arrlvo on tho Lurlino
tho middle of December to take up
tho work. Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant arc
now visiting frlonds in Pcnnsylvaufii
Tho Rev. Howard Harris, tho former
pastor, has been very sick in Los An
geles and has not yet regained his
INCREASED PHONE RATES NOT
The Public Utilities Commission
still has tho matter of tho proposed
increaso in tho Maui Telephone Com
pany's rates under consideration. Sup
erintendent E. B. Carlcy appeared bo
foro tho commission last week, to
urgo tho matter, whilo Attorney Eu
geno Murphy was present to protest.
A number of letters of protest havo
also been received from Maul resi
dents, and tho matter will probably
not bo passed upon finally for sev
LAHAINA WAS GAY.
With hundreds of tdectric lights
strung along tho waterfront last weok,
as a part of tho decoration sclicmo in
celebration of the Japaneso corona
tion, Lalialna presented a most festivo
annearance. and much favorable com
ment was heard. Passengers on tho
Mauna Kea for Honolulu wcro parti
cularly Impressed with the scene.
Today is Arbor Day, and from tho
demands mado upon tho territorial
nursery It is evident that a great
many trees havo boon planted through
out tho torrltorv. Most of tho public
Fchools havo planted ornamental and
Up Kihei Road Job
Had Not Seen Project When He Made
Bid. Loan Fund Work Soon to Be
Well Under Way.
William Cullcn, the Honolulu con
tractor, whoso bid for the construction
of tho new Kihei road was accepted I
by tho loan fund commission on Nov-1
ember G, has changed his mind about '
wanting the job. Ho wll! probably
forfeit tho five percent check which ho
was obliged to deposit as guarantee Of
good faith, as being cheaper than do
ing tho work required at tho price he
bid. It is stated that Mr. Cullcn had
not been on tho ground before making
Ids lender, and when lie did look
things over last week, ho became con
vinced that lie had made a mistake.
His bid was $1350, timo 70 days,
while tho two other bids were: .1. A.
Aheong, $G871, time 120 days; and II.
Howell and Lada, $7700, time 90 days.
It. is probable that the specifications
will bo changed to make tho work
come within tho $5000 appropriation,
when tenders will again bo called for.
Engineering Work About Pau.
According to Engineer Balch, of tho
loan fund commission, tho work of his
office wilt soon bo completed. Tho
plans and specifications for the Wai
luku waterworks improvements have
gone to Honolulu for checking up by
tho public works department, and bids
will be called for as soon as they are
returned. Tho samo is truo of tho
grading work of the proposed road ex
tension across the east Kulaha gulch,
whilo tho field work on tho road mac
adam to bo done on tho Kulaha home
stead roads will lie pau In a few days.
Tho plans for tho Olinda reservoir
are being mado in Honolulu, and the
changed plans for the Kula sanitarium
improvements are nearly done and
will be again advertised shortly.
FILIPINO CUT IN DRUNKEN REVEL.
A Filipino named Miguel, was ser
iously, but not fatally stabbed In the
back, at Maalaca, laat Tuesday, by a
fellow-countryman named Vlctorlno
Sa'aboro, in the course of a drunken
revel. A short timo later tho knlfe
wlelder was. himself the victim of an
assault from a cousin of the wounded
man, named Crespin Costando, who
cracked him over tho head with a
bottle. Miguel is now in tho hosplt.il,
Calaboro Is in jail charged with as
sault with a dangerous weapon, and
Costando was fined $20 in the district
court for assault and battery.
High School Notes
HAMAKUAPOKO, November 10.
The contractors finished the new eight
room teachers' cottage for the teach
ers of the Maul High School at llama
kuapoko on last Saturday and five of
the teachers moved in tho first of this
week. This building lias been greatly
needed as there has been no boarding
place available for tho teachers and
with the increase of tho teaching stall'
of both the High School and tho Ha
makuapoko school tho limited accom
modations were greatly overtaxed.
The County has started work on a
now building for tho High School to bo
used as a Domestic Scienco Labora
tory. As soon as completed it ths in
tention to havo hot lunches furnished
to tho pupils at a nominal price, by
tho members of the class. This work
s to bo in charge of Miss Franc
Eaton, who has had considerable ex
perience as a scientific Dietitian.
The members of tho (Mils- nasuei
ball team wero taken to Wailuku last
Wednesday afternoon to the Wailuku
Gymnasium so as to secure somr i ra"
tlco for tho gamo which is to do play
ed Saturday with tho team represent
ing tho Wailuku Gymnasium.
Arbor Da,v was celebrated today at
tho Maui High School, the following
nrocrram bointr rendered:
Song America School
Essay Derivation of Arbor Day. . . .
Recitation Tho Chase
Song Joy of Summer
Freshman quartet, (T. Boyum, D.
Hair, D. Foster, M. Hair).
Recitation Tho Treo's Story
Song Under the Apple Tree
Recitation Tho Warrior
Tho Farmer and the Apple Tree. . .
i rlmory Room
Song Farewell to tho Forest. ScqcoI
GIRL IN CASE DISMISSED.
Sabelo Remedlo was sentenced to
three months in jail for having Illicit
intercourse with Mary Perrclra, a 1G
year old girl of Puunene. Tho girl's
caso was nollo prosequied, becauso it
was claimed she Is but half-witteu
A protest was entered by Attorney
Caso against lotting Romcdio off on
a fornication charge, becauso of tho
girl's age and montallty, but tho
charge was allowed to stand.
The Maul Music Club will meet next
Tuesday afternoon at tho homo of
Mrs. II. A. Baldwin, Hamakuapoko, at
3 o'clock. Polk music will bo tho
subject of tho mooting, nnd an inter
esting program is promised.
Comittees Named For
Big National Guard Ball
At a meeting held at tho county
clerk's office, last Monday night, plans
for tho big ball and entertainment to
to be given by tho officers of tho 3rd
Battalion, 3rd Hegiment, National
Guard of Hawaii, on New Year's eve,
were discussed, and committers
named to have charge of the big
event. It is intended to make tills ono
of the most elaborate and enjoyable
affairs 'of tho kind ever given on
Maui Besides tho dance, it is expect
ed to have some vaudeville features,
for which special talent will lie
brought from Honolulu.
The committees named arc as fol
lows: Printing and advertising
Capt. W. P. Kaao; Entertainment
Lieutenants J. J. Walsh, H. Iloblnson,
and Prank Lufkin; Ball room and
music Lieutenants T. D. Collins, G. C.
Murray, L. von Tempsky, and W. P.
Chillingworth ; Refreshments Capt.
Kaao, Lieutenants J. S. B. Mackenzie,
and A. Robinson.
An admission of $1.50 for gontle-
man and lady was decided upon.
Alexander House Notes
The Gymnasium girls will play tho
Hamakuapoko High School girls In a
basket ball gamo on Saturday night.
This game will begin promptly at 8
o'clock. Admission twenty-five cents.
There will bo a dance after tho ganio
So much interest has been aroused
in volley ball since the scries of games
between tho Business Men and the
Senior boys that there will probably
be other games in tho near future. A
group of men who were not on tho
Business men's team are organizing
and it enough men are available, will
challenge tho business men or tho
Senior boys to a series of games.
Tho Women's class he'd a short
meeting Wednesday afternoon In tho
Gymnasium to discuss plans for Im
proving the ventilation of the build
ing. A committee consisting of Mrs.
Frank Baldwin, Chairman, Mrs. Wil
liam Searby, Mrs. Bevins and Mrs.
Mathews was appointed and askcu
to report at the next meeting of tho
class on Wednesday afternoon. The
number and sizo of tho classes havo
increased to such an extent that it has
made it necessary to. make certain
changes in tho building. During this
nast week an average of four classes
a day have been mooting in the Gym
nasium, each class having litteen anu
Plans wero mado at a recent meet
ing of tho Athletic Committee to hold
tho annual Gymnasium New Year's
night dance. Miss Hoffman who has
charge of tho Gymnasium orchestra
has been asked to mako somo addi
tions to tho orchestra for that night
so that tho music will bo of as high an
order as it is possible to procuro In
COMPREHENSIVE AUTO ORDI
Tho now automobile ordinance
passed third reading in the board of
supervisors last Saturday, and will
go Into effect on January 1, 191G.
The ordlnanco Is published in lull in
this week's Maul News' "by author
ity" columns. Among other things
it will require tho re-examination of
every driver of an nuto in tho county.
HANDSOME CUP AS RACE
nf (ho Pminmin Store
lu rilmlnvrr1 flio linnrlsnmn solid silver
cup, which has been offered by the
Maul Hotel Company to tno winner
of tho Vs mllo novelty race to bo run
next New Years. The cup was made
by Wall & Dougherty, and is to bo
known as tho Maul Hotel cup. it is
a prlzo in addition to tho purso of
AUTO AGENCY HAS MAUI REPRE.
Harrv Gesner. representing tho
Kchumnn Carriage Company, who ar
rived on Maui last week, has opened
permanent headquarters at tho Wai
luku Hotel. .Mr. ucsnor states mat
his efforts will not bo so much In line
of selllnc automobiles, as It will bo
to soo that buyers of his firm get
satisfaction from tho cars they havo
RESTAURANT MAN MUST LEAVE
Tho board of health, In its fight
aaginst 'tuberculosis, has ordered tho
Chinese proprietor of a restaurant at
Wniimnii in either turn tho manage
ment of tho placo over to somo ono
olso, and to keep away irom u Him
self, or to dlsposo of it altogether
Tho man is pronounced to bo suffer
ing from tho dread disease.
DUVAUCHELLE TELLS FISH
Cant. E. K. Duvaucholle, of Molo
kal has been getting lots of publicity
lntolv throuch tho canturo of a 11-
foot shark which hecamo caught in
his fishing nets. A roporter of a
Honolulu tianer devotes about
column to tho story of tho thrilling
capture, and to Duvauchollo's prowoss
ns a Bhark Kiiior anu swimmor.
ITALIANS MASSING FOR
GREAT NEW OFFENSIVE
News From Balkans Meager and Rumors Contra
dictory. Baron Shibuzawa Makes Plea
For Better Understanding.
HONOLULU, November 19. Sugar, $96.60.
SEATTLE, November 19. Baron Shibuzawa as a guest of Cham
ber of Commerce, made a strong plea for better understanding and
mutual knowledge between Americans and Japanese, for the mutual
good of the Pacific. He said : "There are today two types of civiliza
tion, with their distinctive traits and ideas, facing each other across
the Pacific. The problem is whether the two nations can come to know
each other and appreciate each other, until finally they are brought into
perfect harmony, or whether with increased contact there will come a
clash of war for supremacy of the Pacific."
SAN FRANCISCO, November 19. The Goodicr court martial
was concluded yesterday and the findings forwarded to Washington.
PANAMA, November 19. That canal may not be opened for use
for the next six months, arc indications' according to the best estimate
of work to be done.
LONDON, November 19. Lack of supply of copper for manu
facturing shells becomes so pinching for German war office that the
metal is being taken from all but absolute necessities.
American schooner struck mine in Channel yesterday, and was
towed into port badly damaged.
German lieutenant from Prinz Eitel Frederich, who deserted from
Norfolk, was arrested on arrival here.
WASHINGTON, November 19. President Jiminiz, of the Do
minican republic ,is dying at Monte Cristo.
NEW YORK, November 19. Death reported of young girl from
wearing fur neck boa taken from an animal that had anthrax.
NOGALES, November 19. Villa reported wounded in recent
fighting at Agua de Cootes.
GENEVA, November 19. The greatest offensive yet undertaken
by Italians is now under way on the Isonzo front. A force of half a
million men is concentrated against a battle at Goritza. The battle of
bridge head was won by Italians and an important position northwest
of city seized.
LONDON, November 19. Silence over operations in Balkans has
been maintained by official bureau for past 24 hours, and nothing but
fragmentary and contradictory reports received. .. t
CLEVELAND, November 19. Four great railway brotherhoods
have demanded an eight-hour day, effective next March. The combined ngtfc
torce of the organizations is 350,000.
WASHINGTON, November 19. Thirty-four Hindu mutineers
in Lahore, have been executed for
LONDON November 19. the
Paris for conference on war matters,
SAN FRANCISCO, November
dock prior to the departure of the Shinyo Maru, was arrested and
searched and a quantity of dynamite found on his person. He denied
any intention to injure Japanese liner.
HONOLULU, November IS.
Stuart's attack as impertinent and
A convoy of gamblers rounded
house. Men intended pulling off a big
Seaside Hotel may be taken over by Territorial Hotel Company,
the owners of Young and Moana hotels.
CHICAGO, November la. Mental and physical monstrosity here
is dead because physicians refused to operate on grounds that child
might grow to be a menace. Storm of protest aroused.
PARIS, November IS. President of Portugal refused to accept
the resignation of Premier Castro. Unrest in country has brought the
ministry to point of resigning.
WASHINGTON, November 18. Dr. Cecil Creill, a woman sur
vivor of the Ancona, says submarine shelled the liner after she had
stopped on receipt of warning.
AMSTERDAM, November 18. Norwegian steamer Ulrikcn,
bound from New York to Rotterdam,
LONDON, November 18. Reported from Algiers that from Nov.
3 to 7, 13 vessels of Allies have been sunk by Teutons submarines in the
Winston Churchill has gone to the front.
GERMAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS, November 18. Reports
that the Bulgarian armies pursuing Serbians, have reached general line
north of Janoi. Serbian fate is yet unknown to outside world. Vague
and contradictory reports are coming from the Balkans.
ATHENS' November 18. War news from Serbian Macedonia n
tradictory. Apparently 20,000 Bulgarians forced 5000 Turks to abandon
LONDON, November 18. Anglo-French drive is succeeding m
throwing back Bulgarians attempting to hold Vardar valley. Advance
is being made at too slow a rate to materially help position of Serbs
at south, which is more desperate than that of those operating in center
against Bulgarians, and still holding
WASHINGTON, November 18 Government navy yard price
is lowest of bidders for construction of dreadnaught. Philadelphia and
Mare Island have bid within the limit.
PITTSBURG, November 18. Agents of the French government
are trying to buy from local steel men 9,000,000 hand grenades. Manu
facturers are unwilling to make them at their own expense but express
willingness to handle order on specifications.
TAFT, November 18. On behalf of the navy department the
government has taken up 69 sections of oil lands in this state. Operators
have forwarded protest to Washington.
NEW YORK, November 18. Nine Americans lost lives on An
cona. PARIS, November 18. French and Britisi cabinet officers, form
ing an allied war council, met yesterday for the first time in conference
devoted to a general discussion military campaign.
LONDON, November 18. Nothing has transpired to clear up
political situation in the near east, so far as annoucemcnt from author
ities go. Disquieting reports from Marseilles announces port author
ities notified not to accept any further shipments destined for Greek
PETROGRAD, November 18. Another attempt of Germans to
cross the Dwiua has failed. Teutons brought up a fleet of pontoons,
and Russian artillery, posted to command river, fired on boats, sinking
conspiracy in plot against British
luiglish ministers who went to
have crossed channel for home.
19. A man working around ship
Uovcrnor rmkliam brands judge
up in the Jew Alangton rooming
game. Outfit was captured.
was sunk by mine in war zone.
out against Teuton occupation in