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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1916.
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D. W. Drlscoll, of Tain, was a visit
or to Honolulu this week.
Suit has been instituted in the clr
eult court hy J. W. Ambrose against
Kealakaa, for ejectment.
Rosa Cruz was yesterday granted a
divorce from her husband Hernenihll
do Cruz. Grounds, desertion. The
parties live at Camp l.
The petition of D. C. ' Lindsay " for
final discharge as guardian of Web
Mer K. Aluli, was yesterday granted
by Judge Edgings, who also approved
the final accounts. The ward has be
come of age.
P. C. Lindsay was yesterday ap
pointed guardian of the minor child
ren of V. T. Robinson, under bond of
Among the most interesting pic
tures taken of the recent flood da ra
nge" in lao Valley, is a set taken 1y
Circuit Court Stenographer W. S.
Chillingworth. Four of the photo
graphs taken at the Market street
bridge, form a panorama which gives
an unusually good idea of the des
tructiveness of the flood.
The case instituted against Dr. J. II.
Raymond of Ulupalakua, Maui, by Eu
gene Murphy, a Wiluku lawyer, wus
discontinued in the local circuit court
Tuesday. This was an action for debt.
There was no baseball last Sunday
on account of the rain. Next Sunday,
however, the second games of the sec
ond series will be played, the Saints
meeting the Asahls and the Chinese
Manuel F. Costa was on Monday
granted n divorce from his wife Mary
l'inhcro Costa, by Judge Edings, on
grounds of desertion. The mother,
however Is given the custody of the
several Email children, until further
order of the court, and the father hav
ing permission to see them from time
to time. Costa is now living in Hono
lulu, while his wife is at Haiku.
Mrs. Ethel Chislett has brought suit
in the local circuit court for divorce
from her husband A. M. Chislett, on
grounds of desertion. Chislett, who
was formerly a barber in Wailuku,
slipped away on a sailing vessel over
a year ago, leaving numerous credi
tors to hold the sack, and his where
abouts is not now known. Mrs. C3is
lett is living in Honolulu.
Divorce summons have been issued
by Komeyo Okabayashi vs Nooshige
Okabayashi, for divorce on grounds
Harry Alu is suing .his wife Annie
Alu for divorce, on grounds of deser
tion. The couple live in Kahulul.
Kaolulani Enos has asked the Sec
ond Circuit Court to grant her a di
vorce from her husband Ihmklni
Enos. She says he has deserted hr.
Doth parties live in Wailuku.
The annual accounts of C. D. L'uf
kin, guardian of Rosalie Ferreira, a
minor, were yesterday approved by
Judge Edings yesterday approved
the annual accounts of D. C. Lindsay
as guardian of Ume and Matsu Mori,
Francis Spencer, and Herman C. and
Etta M. Stender, all minors.
John Hendrick, a 10-year old de
pendent boy, was placed in the custo
dy of Harry Bailey, as probate officer.
The boy has previously been in charge
of Joe Coelho, Jr.
J. Garcia, of the First National Bank
of Wailuku, has been selected by the
Spanish consul-general in Honolulu to
represent Spain as vice-consul on the
Island of Maui. The official appoint
ment will be made from the Spanish
government, as soon as the recom
mendation can be acted upon.
J. C. Foss, Jr., has purchased from
Angus McPhee, his interests in the
Maui Stables, taking charge of file
business on the first of the month.
Mr. Foss states that the stables wfil
do only a drayage and transportation
business, and will not do ordinary
livery work. A number of changes
are being made about the property.
The Hugh Howell Engineering
Company, recently incorporated with
a capital of $25,000, is a new Maui
corporation which has succeeded
Hugh Howell and Paul Lada in the
contracting business. Hugh Howell
is president, and Paul F. Lada is sec
retary and treasurer. D. H. Case, II.
Streubeck, and Fritz Stange are direc
tors. Frank M. Correa, for the past sev
eral years manager of the Pioneer
Store, resigned his position on ttie
first of the month, and has moved to
Kula on recommendation of his physi
cian. Augustine Enos, who has been
with the Kahului Railroad, has taken
the position of manager.
Mrs. Harry A. Baldwin, Mrs. W. H.
Field, and Dr. W. D. Baldwin have
been named by Chairman Kalama as
members of the committee of man
agers of the Kula Farm and Sanita
rium. One other members is still to
be named to bring the committee up
to 9 members, as was decided upon at
the last meeting of the board of su
pervisors. Hayafune, the well known automo
bile man of Lahaina, will leave Maui
this evening with his wife for Japan.
They do not expect to return. Tfhe
Hayafune automobile service between
Lahaina and Wailuku has been taken
over by Y. Uchida, of Wailuku, who
has added the 5 cars formerly operat
ed by Hayafune to his own line. Mr.
Uchida is well known as the represen
tative of the White Sewing Machine
Company on Maui.
Suspicious. Friend "So thi s is
one of your Jokes, is it? Ha! ha! ha!"
Humorist (testily) "Well, what are
you laughing at, anyhow? Isn't it a
good one?" Passing Show.
In a recent number of the "System"
magazine, is an interesting article by
J. I). Dole, "father of the pineapple
industry," in which the development
of the second industry of Hawaii is
given much prominence. The article
is elaborately illustrated with Hawai
Mr. and Mrs. II. P. Wood, who spent
last week as the guest of their daugh
ter Mrs. W. H. young, of Lahaina,
returned to Honolulu last Saturday.
Mr. Wood was for nine years secre
tary and director of the Hawaii pro
motion committee, nnd during the
past year was resident, commissioner
for Hawaii at the San Francisco ex
position. He and his wife are now
on their way to the Orient where they
will tour for several months, and at
Uie same time pay a visit to their
daughter, Mrs. Durston, the wife of
a prominent rubber man, in Singa
pore. Later it is their intention to
make an extended tour of South
Two mortgages of homestead lots
on Maul were approved recently by
Governor rinkham. One is by Henry
L. Sailers nnd wife to the Baldwin
National Bank, of the land covered by
land patent grant No. 64G8, 1a No.
4, Kulnha tract: and the other is of
Paul F. Lada to the First National
Bank of Wailuku, of Lot No. 41, of
the Kaupakalua tract.
A. L. C. Atkinson, the Honolulu attor
ney, has been appointed by Governor
Pinkham a member of the board of
agriculture and forestry, a position
made vacant by the resignation of F.
T. P. Waterhouse.
R. K. Furdy, of the Island Electric
Company, was called to Hawaii on
Wednesday evening, by the serious
illness of his mother, who lives at
Honokaa. He expects to return home
early next week.
Miss Edith Livingston, of Kulnha is
filling the place of Miss Pearson, as
teacher in the Hnmakuapoko gram
mar school, while the latter is absent
on the coast. Miss Pearson was cal
led to her home in Iowa last week by
the serious illness of her mother.
J. C. Foss, Jr., returned Monday
evening from Hilo where he spent
several days on business in connec
tion with the big government road
and wharf contract, which has Just
C. C. James, arrived from Honolulu
last S;iturdry, and spent several days
on his homestead in Kuiaha. He left
on Wednesday evening for Hilo on a
Tax Assessor J. H. Kunewa, re
turned to Wailuku last Saturday
morning, after several days spent in
Honolulu in connection with business
of his office.
Judge and Mrs. R. P. Quarles and
daughter Miss Dorothy, of Honolulu,
were returning passengers by the
Great Northern, this week.
Mrs. A. E. Brune and children left
Honolulu for San Francisco in the Ma
noa, sailing on last Tuesday.
The board of supervisors will
hold its monthly meeting next week,
beginning on Wednesday, February 9.
Miss Clara C. Pearson, teacher in
the Maui High School, received a
cablegram last Friday that her mother
was dangerously ill and left that night
for Honolulu. Before the boat for the
Coast left she reeived word of her
mother's death. It is expeted that
she will return to Maui toy the Clau
dine on Tuesday next.
Capt. O. J. Whitehead, this week
moved his family into the property in
the Wells Park addition, formerly oc
cupied by- F. M. Correa, who was
moved to Kula.
J. P. Kinney, of Twin Falls, Idaho,
who has been the guest of his sister,
Mrs. A. C. Rothrock, of Wailuku for
several weeks, left on Wednesday for
Valparaiso, Chili, where he expects to
go into the sheep raising business.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
(Continued From Page One.)
CHICAGO. Februaryl. E. S. Johnson, proprietor of hotel where
President was stopping jumped from the window of the 10th story
yesterday, an hour after the President left. Was killed.
LONDON, February 1. War office last night officially announced
a fleet of Zeppelins threw bombs on eastern and northwestern and mid
dle towns of England yesterday.
WASHINGTON, February 1. Dispatch from navy dept. stated
last night a craft has been sighted off coast of Florida, and is believed
to be the lost submarine K 5.
PEKING, January 31. Province after province of central and
and south China is joining the revolutionary movement and the revolt
is assuming in some of the provinces a very serious aspect. News re
ceived in the capital from the south today shows that the province of
Kweichow is in full rebellion. The revolutionists were able to take
command of the public buildings and met no serious opposition from
the military forces. The rebels cut communication after getting con
trol of the province. Cities of Luchow an d Tzeteutwang are reported
captured by rebels. 12,000 soldiers from Kweichow are reported to
have joined other rebels of Yuan and are marching into Chungking
to attack the federal fo rces there.
WASHINGTON, January 31. Preparations are now being made by
congressional leaders to bring forward legislation to suspend the free
sugar provision of the Wilson-Underwood tariff bill. The original plan
was to wait until middle of March to take this matter up for active
consideration by congress, but that is now changed and it is planned
to bring up sugar duty legislation on Feb. 15. General agreement among
the congressmen not to couple the sugar legislation with any other
measure. A few of the leaders prefer that the sugar duty be consider
ecl with the consumption tax but it is expected that bill will be aband
oned and the matter of sugar stand alone.
BERLIN. January 31. Overseas News Aegncy states today that
Italy has landed an additional division of troops at Avalona, Albania,
with evident intention of contesting vigorously the Teutons campaign
in the western Balkans.
CHIHUAHUA, January 31. Gen. Villa reported to have been
driven from Picachs Hills and to be surrounded by Carranza's soldiers
near El Valle.
J. C. FOSS, Jr., Prop.
Trans?erin and Draying
RING US UP AND WE WILL BE THERE.
Covers Full Week
Big Annual Event Promises To Be
Best In History. All Honolulu
Preparing For Occasion. Starts
Opening Night, Monday, Feb. 21.
In charge of the Honolulu Ad Club.
(1) Burlesque Tarade. (2) Release of
King Carnival from prison. (3) Ball
of All Nations, open air dancing in ihn
Palace Grounds and exhibitions of
folk dancing. (4) Masked ball in the
National Guard Armory.
First Day, Tuesday, Feb. 22. Mili
tary parade in honor of the anniver
sary of the birth of George Washing
ton. Troops of the Hawaiian Depart
ment, the National Guard of Hawaii
and the Kamehameha School Cadets
to be reviewed by Governor rinkham
and Brig. Gen. J. P. Wisser (2) Patri
otic Exercises, under the auspices of
the Sons of the American Revolution.
(3) Swimming meet, under auspices
of the Hawaiian Association A. A. V.
(4) Lantern Tarade through city
Second Day, Wednesday, Feb. 23.
Hawaiian Pageant, at Waikiki. (2)
Massed Band concert and (3) Colonial
Days, the only fireworks tableaux ever
shown in the Territory. Both at Mol
Third Day, Thursday, Feb. 24.
(2) Army and Navy Ball in Armory.
(3) Benefit performance for Children's
Aid and Free Kindergarten.
Fourth Day, Friday, Feb. 23.
Children's Festival. Songs and folk
dancing by the children of the public
schools, in the grounds of the Cen
tral Grammar School. (2) Hawaiian
Nights Entertainment, scenes from
the life of Ancient Hawaii, illustrat
ed in the life, under the direction of
Charles E. King, with the assistance
of the Kamehameha Schools. To be
staged in the Palace Grounds. (3)
Directors' Ball In the Armory.
Fifth Day, Saturday, Feb. 2G. Ex
hibition by Boy Scouts, Palace
Grounds. (2) Automobile races, Ka
piolani Tark. (3) Water Pageant in
conjunction with (4) "Edison Night,"
a reproduction of the most brilliant
pyrotechnic display at the San Fran
cisco Fair, given in Honolulu by The
same company that produced it for
the Panama-Pacific International Ex
position. EVERY DAY. The Hawaiian Vil
lage, open from noon until two p. m.
A luau limited to 400 covers, served
under thp direction of Mrs. H. E. Pal
mer of the Courtland hotel. Music
Baseball at Athletic Park. The
Olympic Club of San Francisco
against the pick teams of Oahu.
Tennis at. the courts of the Pacific
WAILUKU CHURCH ELECTS OFFI
CERS. At the annflal meeting of the Wai
luku Union Church, held last Sunday
evening, the following officers were
elected for the coming year. W. Les
lie West, treasurer; Leslie R.
Mathews, deacon for one year; M. C.
Ayres, deacon for two years; Mrs.
John Rivers, deaconess for two years:
trustees D. H. Case, W. A. McKay,
H. B. Penhallow, W. F. Crockett, and
O. J. Whitehead. .R. K. Purdy and
John Rivers were elected ushers. H.
B. Penhallow was later elected chair
man of the board of trustees, and W.
A. McKay, sehretary.
Corn and Potatoes
For Local Planting
Experiment Station Tells About
Results Obtained on Haiku Demon
stration Farm. Seed for Distribution.
Among the most promising crops
for island conditions that have been
tried out at the Haiku sub-station of
the Hawaii experiment station, are
sweet potatoes. Several varieties
have been developed by selection, un
til the station is now quite sure that
it has varieties that appeal both to
the consumer and to the farmer.
White potatoes and field corn also
comes in for attention, in the des
cription recently Issued by the station
In connection with its seed distribu
tion work for this year. Along these
lines the paper in question says:
New Era Yellow Dent. A select,
medium early, medium size grain yel
low dent corn. The type most in de
mand in the Honolulu market. Yield
ed at the rate of 64 bushels per acre
and shelled 84 per cent, grain at Hai
ku in 1914. Average yield for three
years over 50 bushels per acre. (Note":
See Press Bui. No. 42, 11. A. E. S. En
titled "Corn Culture and Improve
ment.") Hickory King. An old standard.
Small cobs, large seeded, white var
iety, succeeding well at Haiku. Fairly
weevil resistant, but. not acceptable to
Hawaiian markets because of white
color and large size of grain.
Cultural Notes. Field corn may be
planted in rows three feet apart, eight
inches apart in the row. riant as early
in the year as the weather conditions
will permit. For green fodder and
silage the so-called "Kula" corn of
Maui gives very satisfactory resuf's,
especially in a wet season. Corn is
a greedy feeder and requires a rich
soil and ample moisture to mature a
maximum crop. New lands usually
give good yields when well tilled. If
lacking in organic matter, old land
should be given a heavy dressing of
barn yard manure, or a heavy growth
of some leguminous crop should be
well worked into the surface eight in
ches. When the organic matter is well
rotted the crop may be planted with
the assurance, climatic conditions be
ing favorable, and seed of adaptable
kind, that a good crop will result. It
will often pay to use commercial fer
tilizer 500 pounds per acre of the
5 per cent Nitrogen (V6 Nitrate,
8 per cent Phosphoric Acid (W. S.)
6 per cent Potash (Sulphate)
has given good results when applied
In the row at time of planting at the
Sweet Potatoes. This is one of the
surest crops that can be grown either
in the garden or as a field crop.
Twelve varieties have been grown at
the Haiku Station during the past
three years. The three best varieties,
both as to cultural adaptibility as well
as market acceptable have been
selected and are offered In the follow
New Era. A vigorous growing var
iety and the most prolific sort tested.
Especially adapted to stock feeding,
although a fourth to a third are of
a size and quality to make them ac
ceptable for table use. Ten plants
have given a gross yield of 280 pounds
vines and tubers 70 pounds of
which consisted of tubers. Individual
tubers weigh as high as five pounds
at the end of a six months growing
Merced Sweet. This Is a tnost re
fined variety producing small yellow
skinned tubers of highest quality. The
variety most nought after in the San
Francisco markets. It commands as
high as 8 ci.i'a rer pct'ud from April
"Medera" or "Kauai." An excel
lent yellow variety brought to Kauai
from Medera by Portuguese Immi
grants. Has met with a ready sale in
the Honolulu markets where the low
est price thus far obtained has been
f 1.25 per 100 pounds.
50 to 100 cuttings of each variety,
depending upon the demand will be
offered to applicants at 25 cents for
each variety. The plants should be
set out twelve to eighteen inches
apart in rows four feet apart. Two
thirds of the cutting should bo placed
underground and firmed. To multiply
the stock, cuttings can be made as
soon as runners are sent out by the
Potatoes. During the past year
two distinct strains of ten varieties
of potatoes were grown in an extend
ed variety test. The spring crop cov
ering some two acres, gave poor yield.
The fall crop, however, which was
grown from selected seed from the
spring crop gave excellent results
both in quality and quantity. 25 to
50 selected eyes of each of two follow
ing varieties, depending upon the de
mand, will be offered.
Bliss Triumph. An early round red
potato yielding a first class potato
for table use. Tubers very uniform
and yields satisfactory.
American Wonder. An excellent
white potato resembling the Burbank
in appearance, but is much earlier.
We would recommend planting the
eyes in rich soil one foot apart in rows
three to four feet apart. Plant shal
low in a mellow well drained soil. A
handfull of wood ashes worked into
the bottom of the hill will add great
ly to the productivity of the crop.
A charge of 5 cents for each var
iety of seeds, which will usually con
sist of half pound lots, excepting In
the case of Sann Hemp, of which two
ounces will be alloted to each appli
cant. DO to 100 cuttings of sweet
potatoes and 25 to 50 eyes of each
variety of Irish potato will be alloted
to each applicant. These will be
charged for at the rate of 10 cents
per lot. Orders will be filled in the
order of their receipt and applican
tions should be made early. The gen
eral distribution will be throughout the
month of January. Cash should ac-
The following ordinance has pas
sed first reading and will be finally
considered at the next meeting of the
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING OR
DINANCE NO. 27 OF THE BOARD
OK SUPERVISORS PASSED ON
JUNE 15TH, 1914, AS AMENDED
BY ORDINANCE NO. 32 PASSED
ON NOVEMBER 13. 1915, BY AD
DING THERETO SECTIONS 18 A,
PROVIDING SPECIAL RATES
FOR WATER FURNISHED FROM
ANY OF THE WATERWORKS
SYSTEMS MENTIONED IN SAID
ORDINANCE TO CHURCHES AND
SCHOOLS TAKING WATER
Be It Ordained by the Board of
Supervisors of the County of Maui:
1. That Ordinance No. 27 of the
Board of Supervisors of the County of
Maul, as amended by Ordinance No.
32 of the Board of Supervisors, is
further amended by adding thereto
a new section to be numbered "18-A,"
reading as follows:
"1S-A" "Provided, however, that com
mencing with the 1st day of January
1916, that rates to be charged for
water furnished from any of the water
works systems covered by this ordin
ance to any church, or schools taking
water therefrom shall be as follows:
"For water furnished and used for
domestic and household purposes on
ly one (lc) cent per thousand gallons
for all water used, irrespective of the
amount so used.
"For water furnished and used for
purposes of irrigation three (3c) cents
per thousand gallons for all water
used, irrespective of the amount so
"Provided, further, that none of the
provisions of said Ordinance No. 27,
as amended by Ordinance No. 32, re
lating to minimum charges, shall be
held to apply to churches and schools
coming under the provisions of this
2. Any and all churches and schools
desiring to avail themselves of the
provisions of this ordinance shall
make written application therefor to
the Board of Supervisors of the Coun
ty of Maui: such application shall set
forth the facts with sufficient definitc
ness as to enable the Board of Super
visors to determine whether or not
such applicant is entitled to the pri
3. This Ordinance shall become ef
fective upon its publication for 2
weeks in a newspaper of general cir
culation, published in the County of
Maui and the posting of a true copy
thereof upon a bulletin board in front
of or near the rooms occupied by the
Board of Supervisors of the County
of Maui, at Wailuku, Maui, Territory
Approved this day of-
-1916, by the Board of Su
pervisors for the County of Maul.
Chairman nnd Executive
Officer of the Board of
Supervisors of the
County of Maul, Ter
ritory of Hawaii.
County Clerk, County of Maul.
I hereby certify that the foregoing
Ordinance upon consideration had and
vote taken, was passed by the Board
of Supervisors for and within tfie
county of Maui, Territory of Hawaii,
at its regular session held on the
day of , 1916,
at its Board Room in Wailuku, Coun
ty of Maui aforesaid.
County Clerk, County of Maul.
A FORMER HONOLULU BOY MAR
RIED. Word has been received here of
the wedding of Miss Helene Dixon
Norris of Allendale, New Jersey, to
William James Lowrie, Jr. The groom
is the son of W. J. Lowrie, former
manager of Ewa and later of the Ha
waiian Commercial and Sugar Com
pany. The ceremony was performed
at the bride's home in Allendale. The
young couple will make their home
at 661 East Eighteen street, Brooklyn,
New York, Mr. Lowrie having lived
in New York for some time.
The Musical Goolmans drew big
houses at the Valley Isle Theater last
Monday and Tuesday. Their novel
and unique instruments produce en
chanting music under their magic
touch, and the performers were encor
ed time and again. Herbert Winter,
the English Comedian, was also well
Tomorrow night (Saturday), fhe
chief attraction at the Valley Isle will
be "The Lusitania Disaster", a most
thrilling feature in 3 reels, and also
the second episode of the New Ad
ventures of Wallingford and two other
reels. The movie fans last Saturday
evening who saw this great serial fea
ture declared it to be a great improve
ment on other serials.
Chas. Chaplin in "Dough & Dyna
mite" was also well received last
Tuesday evening. Next Tuesday Char
lie will appear in double bill "The
Rounders" and " Love Pangs."
COOKE At the Fred Baldwin Memo
rial Home, Paia, Maui, Jan. 30, 1916,
John Cook, native of Deptford, Eng
land. Born June 14, 1824. Pioneer
in California, and resident of fla
waii for 71 years. Age 92 years.
Buried at the Makawao cemetery,
January 31, 1916.
WYMAN At the Fred Baldwin Me
morial Home, Paia, Maui, Jan. 39,
1916, James Gilmore Wyman, a na
tive of Phipsburg, Me. A resident
of the Islands for 40 years. Age, 76
years. Buried at Makawao ceme
tery on January 31, 1916.
WILBUR In Wailuku, Feb. 4, 1916,
Thelma, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. :. Wilbur of Main street. ,
company the order. Address F. G.
Krauss, Supt. of Extension Work, U.
S. Experiment Station, Haiku, Maui.
On the Other Islands
I Only Woman Lawyer,
Miss Marguerite Kamehaokalanl
Ashford, daughter of Circuit Judge C.
W. Ashford, of Honolulu, was last
week admitted to practise law In all
the courts of the Territory. Miss
Ashford is a graduate of Punahou, the
University of California, and the Uni
versity of Michigan law school. She
is the second woman ever admitted
to the Hawaiian bar, the other being
the later Mrs. W. L. Moore, nee Miss
Alameda E. Hitchcock, who died
about 17 years ago.
Song Birds For Islands.
F. G. Bonflls, owner of the Denver
Post, who has been a visitor in Hono
lulu for several months, has made an
offer to the Board of Agriculture and
Forestry to import at his own ex
pense, robins, mocking-birds, meadow
larks, and bluebirds sufficient to stock
every valley on Oahu. For fear that
some of these song birds might be
come a pest, the board Is giving the
offer serious study.
Big Lawyers' Fees in Smart Case.
Attorneys' fees aggregating over
$84,000 were last week allowed by
Judge Whitney, of the First Circuit
Court, in the settlement of the Thel
ma Parker Smart will contest matter.
This with fees previously paid to law
yers, makes a total of $105,573.99
Next Civic Convention in September.
The committee responsible for the
meeting of the next civic convention
of the Territory to be held in Hilo this
year have decided to hold it in Sep
tember at the time the county fair is
held. The fair will last four days nnd
the convention, it Is thought, will bo
better attended and be much more In
teresting for all concerned If it is held
during the fair.
Big Dividends Paid.
Dividends paid during January by
the various sugar stocks and miscel
laneous securities listed on the Hono
lulu Slock Exchange reached the to
tal of $752,375. This is greater by
$97,210 than payments made during
Many Passengers Arrive.
The Great Northern, which arrived
in Honolulu on Tuesday, brought 551
passengers, most of whom are tour
ists. This makes 1732 passengers
that the big lines has brought to the
Islands in 4 voyages. The Matson
steamer Matsonia which also arrived
on Tuesday, brought 183 passengers.
Honolulu Swamped With Tourists.
The congestion in Honolnlu due to
the usually large number of tourists
now in the Islands, is graphically in
dicated by the following "ad" promin
ently displayed in the Honolulu
papers this week:
OPEN UP YOUR HOMES FOR OUR
Our office was swamped this morn
ing with Matsonia and Great North
ern passengers CLAMORING for
Rooms. Our accommodation list was
exhausted and many strangers OUR
GUESTS are wandering all over the
town looking for a place to sleep.
YOUR EXTRA ROOM WILL HELP
Imagine yourself, with a pocketful
of money, being unable to get a room
in a strange town. PHONE US AT
HAWAII PROMOTION COMMITTEE.
"Sly plate is damp," complained a
traveler, who was dining in a way
side hotel. "Hush!" whispered his
wife. "That's your soup. They serve
small portions in war time."
The servant girl in a suburban
family was taken to task for over
sleeping. "Well, ma'am," she said, "I sleep
very slow, and so it takes me a long
while to get a good night's rest."
Not His Fault. Mistress "Mary,
your young 'man has such an air of
braggadocio about him."
Mary "Yis, pore lad, he worruks
in a livery-stable." Dartmouth Jack
Most people are unaware that the
apparent distance of an object depends
upon the use of both eyes. This fact,
however, can bo strikingly shown.
Place a pencil so that two or three
Inches project over the edge of a tablo.
Then stand alongside the table, close
one eye and attempt to knock the pen
cil off by quickly hitting the projecting
end with the tip of the forefinger. Al
most Invariably the person making
the attempt underestimates the dis
tance by an Inch or more and, much
to his surprise, misses the pencil en
tirely. One eyed people, accustomed
to estimating distances with nrdy one
eye, of course have no trouble In bit
ting the pencil at the first trial. St.
Straight Talk a Virtu.
Everybody respects the man who
talks without circumlocution and who
means what he says, whose tongue is
cot twisted and who goes right to tho
mark, never seeking to mislead or to
misrepresent. Straight talk Is a vir
tue that is practiced all too little. Im
agine what a different world this would,
be if there were no other kind in busi
ness, in domestic affairs, in society, in
diplomacy between employers and
workers, politicians and people, govern
ment and governed and in the profes
sional and the business worldl How
large a part of many men's occupations
would be gone if there was never any
thing but perfectly straight talk be
tween man and man! Christian Herald.