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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1916.
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Floneer Mill will probRbly finish
grinding Its 1916 crop within the next
Maria Duarte Martin de Madelros
has filed a suit for divorce from her
husband, Manuel Luis de Madelros.
S. Muramoto ,of Puunene, was also
granted a divorce from her husband, T
Muramoto, on like grounds.
Kiel Asato was this week granted a
on grounds of desertion. They former
divorce from his wife Kamato Asato,
ly lived at Kula.
Rt Rev. H. B. Restarick, Bishop of
Honolulu, will preach at the Church of
the Good Sheppherd, on Sunday morn
ing, August 27th.
Judge Edinga yesterday, allowed
the final accounts of John Brown, Jr.,
as administrator of the estate of Wm.
K. Bailey, deceased.
Joaquin Garcia, was yesterday .ap
pointed administrator of the estate of
George Edwin Minor, bond being giv
en in sum of $400.
A sneak thief entered the office of
the Maul Publishing Company, some
time yesterday afternoon, and abstrac
ted a purse containing $5 in silver
from a desk.
The Molokai Choir wfil sing at the
Valley Isle Theater tomorrow (Sat
urday) evening. These famous sing
ers will also be heard at the Paia
Orpheum next Tuesday evening adv.
Dr. George P. Aiken has moved in
to his new dental offices in the rooms
adjoining the postofflce, which he has
had handsomely fitted up for the pur
pose. 'He has one of the best equip
ped establishments of the kind in the
L. M. Hcmke, who recently arrived
in Honolulu from Wisconsin to take
the chair of agronomy in the College
of Hawa'i, spent several days last
week and this. In visiting the various
farming communities on Maui. He
was a guest of Prof. F. G. Krauss ,of
Haiku, for a portion of thistime.
Personal Mention j
Puunene, is in
Only 104 days till the FIRST MAUI
COUNTY FA1RI No time to lose In
getting those flowers you will exhibit
Nevada Man Wanted
Big Cornwell Ranch
C:ipUulif:t Now Considering Lanai
Bat Predicted Deal Will Fall
Through Also Rice Beat Main
lander To Maui Property
Doubt is expressed by those who
claim to know something about the
matter, that the deal for the island of
Lanal, an option for which at $1,000,
000, is reported to be held by a Nev
ada cattle king, will go through. The
property was visited last week, by
members of the Lanai Company, in
cluding J. T. McCrosson, R. W. Shingle
Prince Kuhio, and H. J. Lorentzen,
the latter of whom is said to hold
the optlo n for the mainland man. It
is reported that the same capitalist
was interested in the Cornwell Ranch,
but that II. W. Rice slipped in ahead
and bought the property while negotia
tions were hung up on a question of
the valuation of the cattle on the
If everybody expected to see a BIG
MAUI COUNTY FAIR and then left
it to others to do the work, there
would be no fair. Do your part.
BAND WANTS INSTRUMENTS
TheWalluku Band under the leader
ship of Mr. J. A. Hannon has arranged
for a series of benefit concerts which
are being given at the Valley Isle
Theatre, the receipts of which are to
be applied towards the purchase of
Lack of instruments has been one
great drawback with the band but nev
ertheless they have been able to rend
er some exceedingly good melodies.
Among the numbers rendered at fhe
Valley Is'.e Theatre last Sunday even
ing were" Are You Prom Dixie?" and
"Good-bye, Good Luck and God Bless
You"; the latter being the tune played
by every National Guard Band going
to the Mexican border .
Next Sunday, it is expected that ex
ceptionally good selections will be
KAELEKU WINDING UP
The Kaeleku Sugar Company, of lia
na, which finished grinding about two
week3 ago, will dry off iu last ton of
sugar next Tuesday, at which time it
will have manufactured some 6700
tons. This is an excess over laBt
year of about 500 tons. The outlook
for the 1917 crop is good, and an out
put equal to this year is anticipated.
The bark R. P. Rithet, now being fitted
with auxiliary engines in San Francis
co, is expected here about the middle
of next month to take the last of this
year's sugar to the coast refineries.
Ben Williams, of
Honolulu this week.
Miss Clara Hansen was among arriv
als from Honolulu last Saturday.
Mrs. Annie B. Howell of Haiku, re
turned home last Saturday from a
short trip to Honolulu.
A. W. ColUns of Hamakuapoko, was
a passenger to Honolulu by Monday's
Mauna Loa, from Lahaina.
Miss Inez McFhee left Honolulu on
this week's Manoa for the coast, where
she will attend school.
Mrs. E. A. Turner, of Kulaha, sail
ed on Tuesday from Honolulu for a
visit of indefinite duration in the east
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Beeman, of Ham
akuapoko, are visiting in Honolulu
F. N. Lufkin, assistant cashier of the
Lahaina National Bank, was a passen
ger to Honolulu last Monday night.
Mrs. Cup Choy and daughter, of
Makawao, returned home this week,
from a visit to Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. McVeigh and
family of Molokal, returned home this
week after a visit in Honolulu.
John E. Gannon, manager of Ihe La
haina Store, was in Honolulu this
week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cockett were re
turning pssengers from a trip to
Honolulu, by last Saturday's Claudlne.
John A. Domlnis, clerk in the first
circuit court Honolulu ,is spending his
vacation at Lahaina.
Chief Sanitary Inspector J. L. Os
mer has been in Honolulu this week
where he was called last Saturday
by the serious illness of his wife.
Mrs. George E. Lake, of liana, who
has been visiting friends in Honolu'u
for several weeks, returned home this
Mrs. J. P. Foster and daughter, of
Hamakuapoko, returned home last
Saturday after several weeks spent in
E. C. Mellor was in Hana this week
looking into the matter of the new Oh
elo bridge near Kipahulu, contract
for which is soon to be let.
Joe Meinieke, Jr., of Paia, was a
passenger by the Manoa this week for
the Coast where he will take up an
engineering course in Stanford Univ
ersity. William Williamson, of Honolulu,
was in Kipahulu this week looking In
to business matters at the Kipahu'u
plantation, in which enterprise he is
heavily interested financially.
Col. C. J. McCarthy, 'territorial treas.
urer, accompanied by his daughter,
Miss McCarthy, were weekend visitors
to Maui last week, returning to Hono
lulu by the Manoa on Sunday.
Attorney Eugene Murphy, of Wai
luku, was a returning passenger from
the coast by this week's Matsonia.
He has been gone for several weeks
Dr. A. F. Jackson, of Honolulu has
been on Maui this week making a tour
of the island for health and pleasure.
He is visiting the various points of
W. F. Pogue and family of Wai'.uku,
are spending a 10 day vacation on a
trip through the Crater. The party is
making a leisurely journey by way of
Hana and Kaupo, and will return by
way of Olinda.
H. H. Walker, assistant treasurer of
the Hawaiian Trust Company of Hon
olulu, spent last Saturday and Sunday
visiting on Maui. He returned home
by the Monday Mauna Kea,
i Hibbard Case returned to Honolulu
i last Saturday where wil! begin his fl
I nal year as student in theCollege of
Hawaii. He has been spending his
vacation with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. D. H. Case of Wailuku .
j Mrs. W. F. McConkey and children,
of Paia, were passengers for the coast
by the Manoa from Honolulu on Tues
day. They will be followed in a few
weeks by Dr. McConkey, and will
, probably be away for a year or more.
Misses Olivia and Elvira Carvalho,
of Hilo arrived by the Claudine on
Tuesday from Honolulu where they
have been visiting relatives, and will
be the guests for some time of their
aunts, Mrs. R. A. Wadsworth, of Wai
luku, and Mrs. Ed. Soper of Waihee.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Hottendorf, who
have spent the past several months on
Maul, returned to Honolulu this week
where Mr. Hottendorf will resume his
duties as printer-instructor of Kameha
meha Schools. During his vacation he
was connected with the Maui News.
Mrs. Frank Baldwin, of Puunene, re
turned home this week by the Mat
onia. Mrs. Baldwin waB called to the
coast several weeks ago by the death
of her father, E. H. Kittridge, of Berk
eley. She was accompanied home by
her mother, Mrs. Kittredge.
Ed. Quinn, the well known plumb
ing contractor, of Honolulu, and mem
ber of the upper house in the legis
lature, returns to Honolulu this even
ing after several days spent in Wailu
ku where he has the contract for the
p'umbing work on the new Grand
Among the Honolulu society folk
who attended the Harvest Home Fest
ival last Saturday were George Pot
ter, Mrs. Richard Ivers, Miss Pearl Mc
Carthy, Miss Dorothy Foster, Miss G.
Ritchie, Mr. Alan Lowrey, Mr. Stanley
Kennedy, Miss Martha Hobron, and II.
Field And Forage Crop Exhibit To Be
Big Feature Of Maui County Fair
Committee Having Charge Of Agronomy Section Of Big Enterprise Issues
List Uf fcntnes Should Prove Interesting To Maui Residents Generally
Exhibits Now Being Prepared
The Committee on field and foraee crons of tlie Maui rYmntv V-w
has prepared a comprehensive list of nroducts
he made and prizes given. It is understood that quite a large number of
farmers of the COUIltv have alrearlv ma
,.. , . . j j o t--"ti-oo i'iii'iiiii ex
hibits for this section.
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
Continued from page five.)
ROME, August 15 Italy has summoned boy scouts to act as
guards behind fighting line.
CHICAGO, August 15 Rourbon revenue bill is attacked by
Hughes. Anti-dumiing clause in measure declared to be worthless.
COPENHAGEN, August 15 German submarine sunk by Swedish
AGRONOMY (Agricultural Field Crops) SECTION.
F. G. Krauss; Chairman , Haiku
E. C. Moore, Secretary Haiku
H. D. Sloggctt, Sugar Cane Division Hamakuapoko
W. I. Wells, Pineapple Division Haiku
t). A. Baldwin, Forage and Pasture Grasses Makawao
Manuel de Rego, Corn, Potatoes and Beans Makawao
G. P. Cooke, Irrigated Forage Crops, etc Kaunakakai
Frank Locey, General Haiku
James Lindsay, General "..Haiku
E. B. Blanchard, General Haiku
Geo. Copp, General . . .Waiakoa
Robert von Tempsky, General Waiakoa
John Gray Zabriskie, General Waiakoa
Geo. S. Lake, General Hana
N. Omsted, General Hana
David T. Fleming, Coffee, etc Ilonolua
G. W. Sahr, General Lahaina
RULES FOR EXHIBITERS AND AWARDING OF PRIZES.
I. Intending exhibiters should correspond with the Secretary of
the Agronomy Section or with committeemen in charge of special
divisions- for information pertaining to exhibits. All exhibits must be
entered with the Secretary and the entrance fee paid not later than
Saturday, November 25.
II. All exhibits must be on the floor of the fair not later than 5
P. M. November 28.
Rules I and II will be strictly enforced except in the case of ex
hibits of a perishable nature which must be on the floor not later than
9 A. M. November 30, the day of the fair opening.
III. Each exhibit must have attached an identification card but
no other marks. These will be supplied by the secretary upon applica
tion. IV. A first, second and third prize in the form of ribbons will be
awarded in each class presenting worthy exhibits. But awards will be
withheld from any class in which the exhibits, in the opinion of the
judges, are unsatisfactory.
V. The decision of the judges shall be final.
VI. The Executive Committee will take every reasonable precau
tion to avert loss or damage to any exhibit, but will not be held respons
ible for any loss or damage to such at the fair.
VII. Exhibits must not be removed from the fair before final
close of the fair on December 2, without the consent of officials in
VIII. Exhibiters wishing to dispose of their exhibits by sale shall
mark the articles plainly with the upset prices. Five per cent of' all
sales made at the fair must be made to the Secretary for the use of the
IX. Exhibiters desiring to make individual exhibits of the products
of their farm or community should apply for space not later than
November 15. A reasonable charge will be made for such space.
X. Entry fees in all classes will be uniformally 25 cents for each
of the iirst four entries, and 10 cents per entry for all subsequent
In each of the sections and subdivisions enumerated three prizes
will be awarded in the form of ribbons. It is hoped that a number of
special prizes may also be offered and these will be announced later.
All exhibits competing must be grown by the exhibiter.
CLASSIFICATION OF EXHIBITS.
''Class A. Sugar Cane H. D. Sloggett in charge.
''Class D. Pineapples W. I. Wells in charge.
Class C. Field Deans. (Dry shelled product, used for culinary purposes.)
Entry 1. Best 25 lbs. Maui Reds.
Entry 2. Best 25 lbs. Calicos.
Entry 3. Best 25 lbs. White Navies (small.)
Entry 4. Best 25 lbs. White Navies (medium).
Entry 5. Best 25 lbs. White Navies (large).
Best 25 lbs. any other commercial variety that may be
exhibited by two or more persons.
Entry 6. Best collection of three or more varieties of the above.
Entry 7. Best collection of six varieties not in general cultivation,
and not including any of the above, 5 lbs. each.
Entry 8. Largest and best collection of new and standard varie
ties, 1 lb. each.
Class D. Irish Potatoes.
Entry 1. Best 25 lbs. White variety.
Entry 2. Best 25 lbs. Red variety.
. Entry 3. Best 25 lbs. named variety.
Entry 4. Best 25 lbs. any other commercial variety, that may be
exnnmea Dy two or more persons.
Best collection of three or more varieties of the above.
Largest and best collection of new and standard varie-
ties, iu ids. eacn.
Class E. Sweet Potatoes.
Entry 1. Best 25 lbs. Red variety.
Entry 2. Best 25 lbs. Yellow variety.
Entry 3. Best 25 lbs. White variety. ,
Entry 4. Best 25 lbs. Largest yams for stock feeding.
Entry 5. Largest and best collection of varieties, 10 lbs. each.
Class P. Field Corn.
Best 10 ears Yellow Dent corn.
Best 10 ears White Dent corn..
Best 10 ears Flint corn (white or yellow).
Best 10 ears native types (such as the Kula type of
Best collection of the above types of corn.
Best 100 lb. bag shelled corn (grading, purity, and
cleanness of this seed will be basis of award.)
Best bushel of ear corn, any variety.
Most perfect ear of field corn, any variety.
Largest and best collection of varieties, 5 ears each
Most artistic display of field corn.
'"For further information concerning these classes write to the Committee
man in charge.
Class G. Rice.
Entry 1. Best 25 lbs. Japan seed, paddy.
Entry 2. Best 25 lbs. Japan seed, polished.
Entry 3. Best 25 lbs. Hawaiian seed, paddy.
Entry 4. Best 25 lbs. Hawaiian seed, polished.
Entry 5. Best sheaf of rice, 100 stems any variety.
Entry 6. Largest and best collection of varieties, 5 lbs. each
Class II. Cereal Grains other than Rice.
Entry 1. Wheat best sheaf, 100 stems any variety.
Entry 2. Oats, best sheaf, 100 stems any variety.
Entry 3. Barley, best sheaf, 100 stems any variety.
Entry 4. Rye, best sheaf, 100 stems any variety.
Entry 5. Best collection of above cereals.
Class I. Grain Sorghums.
Entry 1. Best 10 stalks grain sorghums bearing mature seed.
Entry 2. Best collection grain sorghums, 10 stalks each variety.
Class J. Grain Millets.
Entry 1. Best 25 stalks exain millets bearing mature seed.
Entry 2. Best collection of grain millets, 25 stalks each variety.
Class K. Grain Crops other than specified above.
. Entry 1. Best sheaf of grain, sheaf to contain 25 or more stems
according to size and availability.
Entry 2. Best collection of new and rare grain crops not specified
Class L. Leguminous Seed Crops (shelled seed).
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Crotolarias, best 5 lbs. any named variety.
Crotolarias, largest and best collection of named
Jack Beans, best 5 lbs.
Pigeon Peas, best 5 lbs.
Soy Beans, best 5 lbs.
Velvet Beans, best 5 lbs. named variety.
Largest and best collection of named varieties, Velvet
Peanuts (in pods), best 5 lbs. large seeded variety.
Class M. Forage Crops, other than Legumes, Green Forage.
Entry 1. Best 25 stalks ensilage or fodder corn (green).
Entry 2. Best 25 stalks fodder corn, ears retained (cured).
Entry 3. Best 25 stalks sorghum, including saccharine and
non-sacchafine varieties (green).
Entry 4. Best 25 stalks sorghum, including saccharine and
non-saccharine varieties (cured).
Entry 5. Best 25 stalks Sudan grass (green).
Entry 6. Best 25 stalks Sudan grass (cured).
Entry 7. Best 25 stalks fodder sugar cane (green).
Entry 8. Best 25 stalks fodder sugar cane (cured.)
Entry 9. Best 50 lbs cereal hay (wheat, oats or harley cured
Entry "10. Best 50 lbs. meadow or grass hay.
Class N. Forage Crops other than Grasses.
Entry 1. Best 50 lbs. green Alfalfa.
Entry 2. Best 50 lbs. Alfalfa cured as hay.
Entry 3. Best 50 lbs. Leguminous Forage Crop, any variety such
as Cow Peas, Velvet Beans, etc. (in green state.)
Entry 4. Best 50 lbs. Leguminous Forage Crop, any variety, cured
Entry 5. Largest and best collection leguminous forage crops in
green state, 50 lbs. each variety.
. Entry 6. Largest and best collection leguminous forage crops cur
ed as hay, 50 lbs. each variety.
Class O. Pasture Grasses and Legumes .
Entry 1. Best collection long established varieties of pasture gras
ses. Entry 2. Best collection long established pasture legumes.
Entry 3. Best collection recently introduced varieties pasture
Entry 4. Best collection recently introduced varieties pasture
Entry 5. Miscellaneous pasture crops, such as wild grasses, weeds,
etc. of economic agricultural value. (Of the above
one square foot of turf carrying the vegetation to be
exhibited will constitute an exhibit. The turf should
preferably be encased in a wooden or metal box and
watered to keep them fresh and green. Discarded soy
tubs approximately a foot in depth answer admirably.)
Class P. Root and Tuber Crops. (For cattle feeding.)
Entry 1. Best Carrots, red and white varieties.
Entry 2. Best Mangels, Mammoth Red, Tankards, Sugar Globe,
Entry 3. Best Turnips.
(10 roots of each of the above will constitute an entry.
Roots should be thoroughly cleaned before being plac
ed for exhibit.)
Entry 4: Best Jerusalem Artichokes.
Entry 5. Yams and Stock Sweet Potatoes.
Entry 6. Best Cassava, sweet and bitter varieties.
Entry 7. Other Root and Tuber crops not mentioned above, but
suitable for stock feeding.
Entry 8. Largest and best collection of Root crops for stock
(20 lbs of each of the above will constitute an entry.)
Class Q. Taro.
Entry 1 . Best commercial variety, wet land taro.
Entry 2. Best commercial variety, upland taro.
Entry 3. Largest and best collection wet land taros.
Entry 4. Largest and best collection upland taros.
Entry 5. Best 10 taros with hule attached will constitute an entry
of the commercial varieties and three taros with leaves
attached of each variety entered into collections will'
constitute an entry.
Class R. Miscellaneous Crops not listed in the above classes.
Under this head may be included such crops as coffee, cotton, sisal,
tobacco, etc., etc. Anyone having such crops available for exhibit
is urged to communicate with the undersigned that arrangements
may be made for their entry.
Farmer's Associations, individual farmers, and others desiring to
make independent exhibits under the Agronomy Section should cor
respond with the undersigned stating space wanted, and giving a general
description of the nature of the exhibit planned for. Any one having
illustrative and descriptive material of an educational nature, such as
photos, charts, graphs, statistics, etc., pertaining to the culture of crops,
will also confer a favor by advising the undersigned of the nature of the
material available. Prizes will be awarded in all sections, but the nature
of these awards other than 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize ribbons will be an
nounced later. For further information address the undersigned or any
of the committeemen in charge of sections of the Agronomy Section.
F. G. KRAUSS, Chairman.
vMay be offered as a baled production larger quantity than indicated.
Parties not having hay press or baler available may submit their entry tied
into a compact bundle. Quality of product rather than type of package will