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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1915.
County Borrows With
Much in the Treasury
Tax Money Now Relieves Situation.
Much Cash In School Fund That
Cannot Be Spent.
The county treasury was replenish
ed tills week, by the receipt of some
thinff over ?G8,000, the first entail
ment of the now taxes now coming
In. Of this amount $50,000 rocs Into
the county's general fund, while
$18,000 goes Into the school nccounts.
About $70,000 more Is still to come In
for tho general fund and the perman
ent Improvements fund; tho total for
the latter being about $30,000. There
will not bo any more received this
year for credit to schools.
Dut out of tho $90,000 now going
Into tho general fund, about $30,000
must bo paid out at onco to take up
registered warrants which have been
accumulating for about four months
past, and tho county fathers will bo
obliged to worry along until tho next
taxes come In, after the 15th of next
May, with tho $00,000 that remain for
general purposes, or else go to the
banks onco more for assistance. It
is believed that they may be able to
do this by. good management, though
tho general fund expenditures have
been averaging something like $15,000
Scads of School Money.
I3ut If the county has had to regist
er warrants recently, and may have
to do so again In a few months, it is
by no means broke; though it might
just as well bo, when it can't spend
tho money. For instance In the fund
for school purposes there is now over
$30,500, while tho permanent improve
ment fund now amounts to something
like $50,000. There is also about $900
in the fund for buying game for stock
ing tho county, besides some few thou
sand In road tax fund. None of this
money may bo used, except for the
purposes specified, and thus tho coun
ty. is put to tho expense, from time to
time, of paying Interest on borrowed
In tho school fund there is now
about $20,000 that may be used for
new school buildings; $1309.80, for
repairs and maintenance; $5,145.88 for
furniture and fixtures; and $3,828.12
Tho county will of course be helped
out to tho extent of somo $500 per
month from returns from local license
fees, and district court fines and
Promotions Made In
Local National Guard
Through special order No. 2, from
headquarters of tho 3rd separato bat
talion of infantry, Hawaii National
Guard, Kahului, the following promo
tions of enlisted men are announced:
Pvts. Manuel C. Ross, John II. Wai
waiole, Contra Sardina, James Ma
wae, john W. Dart, Moses Wai wai
ole, to bo sergeants with rank from
Nov. 8; Pvts. Ed. Wilcox, Archibald
Hal, Kama Apo, Henry Kualana, Ed
ward Harvest, Hama Kaleo, and
Lovit Kanaho, to bo corporals with
rank from Nov. 8.
Upon recommendation of tho com
manding ofllccr 1st separato company,
Kahului, Maui, tho following appoint
ments of uncommissioned oillcers In
that company are announced: Pvts.
Pedro M. Esquerras, Processo Viloriai
Vasilio G. Palaming, Arturo Guerson,
Antonio Leonado, Sylvester Establlllo,
to be sergeants with rank from Nov.
8; Pvts nerna Mendoza, Isldora Man
suilto, Pedro Lucas, J. G. Marques,
Damiano Domingo, nnd Domar Tag
nan, to be corporals, with rank from
MAUI MUSIC CLUB MEETS.
Tho Maul Music Club met last Tues
day with Mrs. Harry naldwin, Hama
kuapoko. Nineteen members were pre
sent and enjoyed a number of well
presented papers and illustrative
tongs. The subject for the day was
Music in tho 15th Century, dealing
with the earliest masters of music
known. Folk music, ministrelsy and
various instruments and systems of
NEW PROMOTION MAN CHOSEN.
Fred J. Haltou, for nino years tho
general pasenger agent of tho Paci
fic Mail Steamship Company in tho
Orient, has been selected by tho Ha
waii promotion committee to succeed
H. P. Wood as tho committeo's re
presentative on tho mainland. Ho
arrived from San Francisco this week
and will spend several weeks touring
tho islands in order to familiarize
himself with the attractions to ho
found here. Tho promotion commit
leo will probably open an ofllco in
Los Angelej, and employ a lecturer to
work up and down tho Pacific const
HAIKU FARMERS TO MEET.
A meeting of tho Haiku Farmers'
Association has beon called for tomor
row evening, at tho Kulaha school
house, at which an address will ho
mado by Fred A. Clowes, Instructor
in agriculture, Lahainaluna school.
Tho mooting promlsos to bo an excep
tionally interesting one.
Americans Should Be
Rev. J. C. Villiers, In Thanksgiving
Sermon Points Out Some of the
Causes For Sincere Gratitude.
The Church of tho Good Shepherd
was crowded yesterday morning on
account of the Thanksgiving services
held there. Hesldcs tho usual congre
gation there were present In a body,
the members of tho Wailuku fire de
partment, in uniform, and many mem
bers of other churches. Tho full
church choir rendered unusually fine
music, the anthem, "Oh, Be Thank
full," being particularly appreciated.
Rev. J. Charles Villiers, tho rector
delivered a sermon of timely interest
and appropriateness. Ills text was
from Psalm G7:5 "Let the people
pralso Thee, Oh, God, lot all people
praise Thee." Ho said that the year
since last Thanksgiving Day, has been
no usual or common year in tho his-"
tory of the American people, but one
In which they have had to face ques
tions of most momentous significance.
To make one falso step in connection
with these questions might have In
volved tho country in war. But wo
have come through all tho stress and
strain without disaster and arc prob
ably stronger tit this hour In
things of national unity, than ever
Whatever of change In economic
and social conditions tho future may
bring to us as a nation, of this wo may
be assured, that it will bring no
change that will destroy or weaken
tho unity of our national life, or that
will curtail tho liberties that wo en
joy under our magna charta, tho
constitution of tho United States.
Wo have occasion, indeed, to bo
thankful that tho President, amid tho
clamoring voices of men, has kept
his poise and equilibrium, calmly, pa
tiently persistently has pursued his
way, and thereby kept tho nation at
peace with itself and all tho world.
Ho has shown himself to bo a man
of wisdom; not of academic or tech
nical wisdom only, but of that wisdom
which carries at its heart the fear of
A man who realizes that if this
great republic of tho western world is
to live and prosper, and maintain in
violate tho institutions of a freo peo
ple, it must keep close to those essen
tials wherein tho wellbeing and unity
of tho social compact is found.
Murphy Sues Vincent,
Case Is Thrown Out
Charging that Attorney Enos Vin
cent had promised to pay $100 towards
tho costs of tho injunction suit
brought to block tho county election
last May, Attorney Eugene Murphy,
on Tuesday or this week filed an as
sumpsit suit for tho amount against
Vincent in tho local circuit court.
Murphy, who was tho democratic can
didate for tho county attorneyship,
brought tl;o injunction proceedings
referred to, charging irregularities at
tho primary election, held on March
15, as grounds for setting asldo tho
Vincent at that time was deputy
county attorney, and owing to the do-.
teat or D. II. Case by E. It. Bevins,
in tho primaries, was interested Mur
phy Intimates in his present petition,
in having tho primary election declar
Tho hearing of tho case came up
before Judge McKay, of the district
court this morning, Vincent boing re
presented by D. H. Case. Tho defend
ant entered a general denial, but the
plaintiff failed to introduce any evi
dence, and the court thereupon sus
tained a motion to dismiss tho case.
SCHOOL GARDEN HELPS HOMES.
A tangible result of well- applied
effort was demonstrated last Wednes
day when Mrs. Simpson, principal of
Kcahua school, made her school chil
dren happy by giving each a generous
bundle of stringbeans, which the chil
dren had dono tho major sharo of tho
work of raising, having grown them
on garden plots on tho school ground.
Eighty-three bundles wero distributed
and probably many proud mammas
wero glad to add them to their
Christmas Clothing For
A number of childish hearts will
bo gladdened Christmas Day, and
their material needs much lessened
when tho results of tho labors or a
fow of tho ladles or Wailuku aro dis
tributed to them. Tho children of
Kula Sanitarium aro In need or clothes
and through tho generosity and per
sonal effort of somo friendly folk, this
will bo in a measure supplied. Kula
Sanitarium is ono of our most deserv
ing institutions and at this timo Tied
Cross Christmas Stamps aro for sale,
80 per cont of tho money realized
going to the Sanitarium and to help
In tho fight against tuberculosis on
Gym. Girls Win Game
From High School
Visitors Hope For Revenge At Hama
kuapoko On December 10th. Plea
sant Dance Followed Game.
It was an Interesting game, but It
was quite evident that tho High
School girls are not In tho same class
with tho Wailuku Gymnasium team.
By a score of 30 to 17, tho locals put
it over tho visitors, at the Alexander
House Gymnasium, last Saturday
night, and wero roundly applauded by
a largo number of more or less par
tial spectators. Tho High School
team was not seriously downqast by
the defeat, however, and has issued
a challenge for a return game to be
played at Hamakuapoko, on Friday
afternoon, December 10. Following the
game several hours of delightful danc
ing were enjoyed.
Tho teams lined up as follows
Waiuluku Gymnasium: Guards
Eva Myers, Girlie Hart; Centers Lily
Myers, Oriet Robinson; Forwards
Mary Hoffman, Naomi Robinson.
Maui High School: Guards Alice
Walker, Elizabeth Lindsay; Centers
Constance Rose, Dorothy Lindsay;
Fprwards Thelma Boyum, Gladys
Score first half, 13 to 8. Goals made
by Hoffman, 4; Robinson, 1; fouls, 3.
Boyum, 2; Meinecke 2.
Second half Hoffman, 4; Robinson.
4; fouls 1. Boyum, 3; Meinecke, 1;
Totals Wailuku Gym. 30, Maul
High School 17.
lo fottr part
are now on sale at all leading stores
and the Baldwin National Bank.
Eighty percent of the proceeds
of all that are sold on Maui goes
to the Kula Sanitarium. Of the
balance, ten percent goes to the
Anti - Tuberculosis League of
Hawaii, and ten percent to the
American Red Cross.
Carl Sommerfeld Dies
After Lingering Illness
Carl M. F Sommerfeld, a kamaaina
resident of Maui, died about G o'clock
last Sunday evening at tho Paia hos
pital, where ho had beon for several
weeks. Tho cause of his death was
cancer or the stomach, rrom which he
had been a sufferer for somo time.
He is survived by a wife and a mar
ried daughter who lives on the coast.
Frank Sommerfeld, of Wailuku, is
Mr. Sommerfeld was born in Pom
mem, Germany, January 27, 1854, and
was therefore almost G2 years of age
at tho timo of his death. Ho came
to Hawaii direct from Germany nearly
30 years ago, and was a resident of
Oahu and of Kauai heroro coming to
Maui about 12 years since. Until three
years ago he was employee ot the
Wailuku Sugar Company in tho capa
city ot luna, when ho left tho planta
tion to take up a homestead in the
Tho tuneral took place on Monday
atternoon rrom tho Church of tHo
Good Shepherd, Wailuku, and was
under tho auspices of tho Aloha
Lodge, No. 3, Knights of Pythias, In
terment was in tho Wailuku cemetery.
Mr. Sommerfeld was known to a very
wide circle of friends as a honest and
Industrious citizen, and his taking
away leaves a feeling of personal loss
to all who know him well.
NINE SPEEDERS ARRESTED.
As a result of nearly a day's work,
of Automobile Inspector P. J. Good
ness, last week, nino drivers of ma
chines wero arrested for exceeding
tho speed limit, and last Monday wero
fined from $5 to $10 each In tho dis
trict magistrate's court, according as
they had or had not a previous speed
ing record In tho court. Tho trap was
set just south of Wailuku, on tho La
halna road. Most or tho cars passing
that day seemed to bo on their good
behavior, only a small percent being
Those wero N. Yagi, J. Kujonaga, H.
A. Lang, Takouchi, D. Chong, Frank
Correa, Ah Him, Tanioka, and Charles
54 Boys Mutiny At
Escape To Mountains and Arc Round
ed Up At Point of Gun. Boys In
Leg Irons Get Away Also.
HONOLULU, Nov. 22. Fifty-four
boys of the Walalco Industrial school,
arter attacking and overpowering two
teachers or tho institution, last Sat
urday morning, escaped to the hills.
They wero later all rounded up by
J. M. Johnson, one or the teachers,
with tho exception or three, and
driven back to the Institution at tho
point of a revolver. The three not
caught by Johnson are still at large.
Following tho outbreak, which oc
curred after oho of the boys had beon
flogged for using improper language,
six of tho young mutineers, who wero
left behind because they wore shack
les, intimidated tho matron, Mrs. Har
riet L. Kearns', and going to tho black
smith shop broke off each other's leg
irons, and then followed their com
rades. After tho boy3 had been rounded
up two policemen were summoned and
handcuffed tho ring-leaders in the pre
sence of the rest ot the school, and
took them away. Escapes from the In
stitution have been getting more and
more frequent or late.
In order to help out their fund for
unirorms, tho Maui Cadets have ar
ranged to give a drill and danco at
the Paia Community House on Sat
urday evening, December 4.
Maui Candidates To
Cross the Hot Sands
A number ot tho Maul Shriners have
gono to Honolulu to attend tho an
nual session of the Aloha Temple of
tho Mystic Shrine, which meets to
morrow. A big ceremonial will be
held followed in tho evening by a ban
quet. Three candidates rrom Maul
are In the class to take tho degree:
Angus McPhee, Dr. Young, and J. J.
It is understood that a special ses
sion of the Shrine Is likely to bo held
on Maul within a few months, as
there will then bo ready quite a large
class. A meeting of tho Honolulu
Consistory, is scheduled to bo held
hero next month.
Among tho Shriners from Maui who
aro attending tho big session In Ho
nolulu tomorrow arc: Hugh Howell,
C. D. Lufkin, D. C. Lindsay, F. P.
Uosecrans, and H. Streubeck.
PROMOTION TRIP CALLED OFF.
Tho trip ot tho Hawaii promotion
commltteo to Maui, which was to havo
been mado on November 13, but
which was prevented on account ot
tho Inability or moro than hair or
tho members lo get away at tho last
moment, Is off indefinitely. At a
mooting of the body held last week
it was found that most or tho mem
bers ot tho body in Honolulu will bo
unablo to leave boforo tho holidays,
and it was decided that It would bo
unwlso to look ahead beyond tho first
of tho year.
MAKENA HAD PILIKIA.
Tho crew of tho gasollno boat Ma
kona, owned by tho Raymond Ranch,
had a rough oxperionco last week
when en routo for Honolulu with a
cargo of dressed meat. In tho chan
nel between Maul and Molokal tho
llttlo vessel opened a seam In the
rough sea, and took water so fast
that sho was put about for Lahalna.
Hero tho cargo of 80 beer quartors
was later transferred to tho Mauna
Kea and taken to Honolulu on Sat
JAPANESE MAY SEND
TROOPS TO EUROPE
Statement Made By Baron Ishi Balkan Situation
Brighter For Allies Russia Sending Troops
Italians Claim Important Victory.
HONOLULU, November 25. Sugar, $95.40.
HONOLULU, November 26. An accidentally discharged pun in
the hands of a trooper at Schoficld Barracks, killed a Japanese in hunk
200 yards away.
The Great Northern will carry passengers from Hilo to Hono
lulu at regular Inter-Island passenger rates.
LONDON, November 26. Developments in the Balkans yester
day arc highly encouraging to entente powers. Early yesterday dis
patches from Athens brought news that Greece had definitely agreed lo
meet demands of entente powers, and guaranteed to fulfill obligations.
Whether this means an eventual armed participation on the part of
Greece, has not been made clear.
Czar has sent word to Peter to hold on for another week, A large
force of Russians are now massed on border, and in that time troops
will be in Serbia and Bulgaria and on left flank of the Austro-Ger-mans.
The Russian army is reported to be the best equipped yet put in
field by Slavs, being outfitted by Japanese heavy guns, suitable for
LITTLE ROCK, November 26. Twelve dead and 65 injured
during gale which swept over part of the stale yesterday. Hot Springs'
ma:n hotel was destroyed by the storm. Tornado did some damage also
LONDON, November 26. A bill was introduced in House of
Commons yesterday, which restricts landlords the right to raise rent
and foreclose mortgages within certain areas.
Heavy cannonading along western front was a feature of opcra
LOS ANGELES, November 26. University of Southern Cali
fornia won from U. C. Yesterday at football, 27 to 23.
PHILADELPHIA, November 26. Cornell won at football yes
terday from Pennsylvania, 24 to 9.
PARIS, November 26. The British steamer Tafna Leith to Mon
treal with passengers, was attacked by submarine, which opened fire on
steamer with deck guns.
ROME, November 26. After a continuous assault of more than a
week of fighting of the bloodiest character, Italians have won the most
important victory of the war to date. They are now in undisputc pos
session of Mt. St. Michael.
GALVESTON, November 26. The American commission for the
relief of Belgians, have chartered five steamers to carry grain to Bel
gium. TACOMA, November 26. Chilian ship Carclmatu driven on rocks
at Vancouver Island last night and was battered to pieces. Crew of
25 lost. She sailed from Honolulu, October 19.
NOGALES, November 26. Fifty-eight Villa soldiers crossed line
yesterday and attempted to raid a ranch house east of here, but were
repulsed by troops. The Mexicans fired on the soldiers, troopers ad
vancing without shooting until it was evident that thct Mexicans wanted
a fight, when they opened up on the bandits and killed several.
PETROGRAD, November 26. Germans have given up Mitau and
faTlcn back on prepared lines some distance south. Offensive of Rus
sian made withdrawal from railroad line necessary. Retreat was at
tended with heavy losses to Teutons, living in strong trenches. Four
chains of ditches have been prepared for troops, and supplied from
railways in rear which connect with east Prussia.
S T. LOUIS, November 25. Hudson Maxim is authority for the
statement that any foreign power could land a great army casily on the
Atlantic coast and troops would swarm sea-board cities Great muni
tion plants and arsenals of country would be captured.
LONDON, November 25. Belgian representatives, en route to
the United States, are not after a war loan.
MELBOURNE, November 25. - -Con eminent proposes to float ad
ditional loans and wil' send more troop to the front.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 25. Abe Ruef has returned to
this city, arriving last night to eat Thanksgiving dinner with his aged
LONDON, November 25. Despite terrific assaults which have
been made on it for weeks, the Italians continue to hammer Goritzia,
but Austrian forces hold their own.
AMSTERDAM, November 25. Riots are becoming frequent in
Warsaw and throughout the country on account of scarcity of food.
In many places people are reported to be starving. Polish relief com
mittee refuses to accept demand of the Russian governor-general of
Poland that they work under German control.
LONDON, November 25. Bernard Shaw, whose recent utter
ances and published articles have caused him to be denounced as a pro
German, published a warning yesterday to British people saying en
forcement of humiliating terms upon Germany might drive her into
making a defensive alliance with the United States.
LONDON, November 25. British expedition has arrived at Bag
dad and is expected to occupy that city this morning.
LONDON, November 25. War minister says Serbia has a big
army left. Though nearly 40,000 are killed, wounded in recent fighting
and 20,000 taken prisoners, there remains 200,000 troops. The spirit
of the soldiers remains firm. Serb forces, while retreating, are battling
valiantly, and Franci-British expedition advances.
HONOLULU, November 24. Great Northern reported sold out
for three voyages.
PARIS, November 24. Japan ready to send big force to Europe
to fight with the Allies in case their strength is needed to defeat Teu
tons, is a declaration made here by Baron Ishi, the new Japanese
foreign minister. He says that the Japanese government is alive to the
military situation and will despatch army should it be necessary-
PARIS, November 24. Entente Allies rapidly increasing forces
in the Balkan arena. Four heavily laden transports arrived at Salonica
and troops are now being disembarked and rushed to the front.
LONDON, November 24. Contradictor)' reports from Balkans
make it evident that Germans and Bulgarians are no longer able to
make real progress. Allies and Serbian materially delaying advance.
Confidence is expressed that Greece will reach a substantial agree
ment with wishes of Allies and will soon strengthen Allies' campaign.
PARIS, November 24. Ministers of Entente powers trying to get
favorable replies from King Constantine.