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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1916.
Airs. Kalai Mahrlona, widow and a
native of Kula, died in. Honolulu on
October 8. She was forty-five years of
The "Fete of Nations" of the Ladies
Aid Society will be Riven Saturday
evening, October 14th at the Paia
Community House. Dancing. Adv. 2t.
Charles P. nento, sugar boiler of the
Wailuku Sugar Company, attended the
convention of the mill engineers and
sugar chemists in Honolulu.
The great register of the' county
wlrch closed a few days before the
primary election Is open again and
will close on October 18, to reopen
after the election In November.
Joseph Kaahu was granted a divorce
from his wife Kalel Kaahu in the
circuit court last Thursday. The
couple's home is on Molokai. Attorney
John Ka.'ua appeared for the plaintiff.
The grounds for the divorce were de
sertion. The Tunnene Athletic Club will
start a tennis tournament next week.
The matches will be handicap doubles.
Members of the ruunene Athletic
Club are planing to give a dance for
members and friends on November 11.
Only for the presence of Polic Offi
cer Viola there mipht have been a dis
astrous fire on Market street last
Monday morning. He d!scovered the
fire alongside of a Market street gar
age and with the assistance of Fritz
Eckart was able to stop the flames.
Th.n nnvnl ships which have been at
Lahaina. for the last two weeks will
sail for Tearl Harbor on next Sunday.
During the week many of the saMors
have been given shore liberty in
snuads of about sixty men at a time.
Many of the sailors came to Wailuku
by auto to take in the sights in this
part of the island.
A dinner is to be given on November
9 by the Maui County Fair commit
tees to whch the general public will
be invited. The dinner is to be given
to arouse further interest in the fair
and to allow people from a distance to
attend and express their views about
the county show.
The new oiled tennis court con
structed by the Haiku Fruit and Pack
ing Company was opened today at
Haiku in the presence of a large
crowd. The new court is declared to
be an excellent one. At the opening
today the lad'es served refreshments
to all present.
One Maui man and one from Molo
kal were members of the federal grand
jury which began its Investigations in
Honolulu last Monday. They were
J. Burns of Makena and Olaf Tollef
son of Pukoo. Two of the important
cases which were to be investigated
were the alleged postofflce embezzle
ment at Paia -and Pauwela.
V. Leslie West is quoted in the
Hawa'i Herald as saying: "When I
found that the boat I was going ashore
in from the Mauna Kea was going to
strike the concrete wharf at Lahaina,
I said to myself: 'If I die now, at least
I have seen Hilo.' That shows the
manner in which I enjoyed my trip
as a delegate to your charming city.
You people did the thing In a style
never before attempted, and the Maul
delegat'on realizes that fact. Aloha
to all my newly-found friends."
THE PAIA BAZAAR
The elaborate program "A Fete of
Nations" will begin sharp at 8 o'clock,
P. M. Saturday evening at Com
munity House, Paia, not only to allow
time for patronage at the bazaar but
also for dancing to the music of the
well-known Hoffman orchestra.
The costumes to be worn by the at
tendants at the various booths Turk
ish Indian, Hawaiian, Dutch, Amer
ican, Irish, Japanese and Chinese are
especially attractive, not to mention
a play by the Hoy Scouts represent
ing the United States, Turkish danc
ing, and other events of the enter
tainment. YOUNG FARMERS MAKING
AN EXCELLENT SHOWING
F. G. Krauss, of the Haiku experi
ment station, who was in Kula last
week, speaks in high terms of the la
''iitty wh'ch is being shown by R. von
Tempsky and J. G. Zabrtskie, the
young managers of the Erehwon ranch
He says that they are making an ex
cellent start along the right lines to
wards diversified farming and that
their prospects augur well for suc
cess, He was particularly well pleas
ed to learn that they had purchased
fome modern farm inip'ements, a
mong which are a track layer tractor,
a bean thresher and a corn sheller.
MORE ROOM IS
COUNTY SHOW CRY
(Continued from Page One.)
Machinery and automobiles will also
require much space, as will also the !
concessions. As it. is now there is
more room available than is usually re- !
quired by the biggest circus, but still j
Manager F. B. Cameron is worried I
over the limitations of the space. He j
has about decided that it will be im- j
possible to furnish exhibitors with all 1
the room wanted and that they will ,
have to be made to comply with the
limitations of the present grounds and
Cameron intends to go to Honolulu i
next week to see the Honolulu ex-1
hibitors and to allot to them space
he has left for outside exhibits. While
away he will also make final arrange
ments about securing more tents for
the fair grounds and confer with Ed
die Fernandez about the concessions
he will be allowed to have at the Maui
CHARGES FOR SPACE AND
A definite decision was reached this week as to the amount of the
various charges which will be made for exhibitors' space and for ad
missions to the Maui County Fair. This is one of the problems which
has been troubling the finance committee ever since the fair work was
undertaken, as there was very little precedent to go by. At a recent
meeting it was fully decided that the original intention to charge all
CNhibitors a small entrance fee be abandoned, and to charge only those
who exhibited bulky articles and livestock. The final rate of charges
decided upon are given below in full:
Ad mission Charges.
General Admission, Adults 50c.
Children, 6 to 14 25c.
Children, under 6 free
Season Tickets Adults $2.00
Friday, December 1st Special School Children's Day for all
Exhibitors. In addition to the charge to exhibitors for space,
exhibitors' employees will have passes costing $1.00 each for only
such employees as may be necessary to handle their exhibit during
the fair. This of course will not be applicable where the nature
of the exhibit is such as not to require personal attention of the ex
hibitor in the discretion of the manager of the Fair.
Charges for Space.
A charge of 10c. per square foot for the first 500 square feet,
and 5c. per square foot for excess spare beyond 500 square feet
under cover of tent.
Concessions, Entertainments, Refreshments Not less than
10 of gross receipts, in the discretion of the manager of the Fair.
Commissions on Sales.
On sales of articles or on orders taken at the Fair, a charge of
5co will be made on any article the value of which does not exceed
$100.00. A charge of 2T2 on any article the value of which is
more than $100.00.
Live Stock Cattle $2.00 each
Horses 2.50 each
Sheep 1.00 each
Hogs 1.00 each
Poultry - ,50 for each exhibit of singles,
pair or trios.
For information concerning other entry fees, and for any other gen
eral information, communicate with F. B. Cameron, Manager, Maui
County Fair, Wailuku, Maui, T. H.
R. A. WADSWORTH,
Chairman, Maui County Fair Committee.
Dr. W. F. McCONKEY
IS ENJOYING HIS VACATION
Dr. W. F. McConkey , who left here
a short time ago for an extended stay
on the mainland, has written to the
Maui News that he is enjoying his
vacation immensely. He wrote under
date of September 26 from Sacra
mento that he expected to start in a
few days for St. Joseph, Mo. He ex
pects to remain some time in the
western Missouri city.
The doctor writes: "I am having a
bully time, mixed with business. I
shall stop off in St. Joe for a few
days. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper of the News
were splendid fellow passengers on
the Manoa to the coast, but I im
agine they were puzzled to see me so
quiet. We had a jolly lot of passeng
ers and the crew are very kind and
thoughtful." He ends his letter with
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
ST. LOUIS, October 13 Episcopalians may ban remarriace of
divorcees. Committee on matrimony
should be taken.
DEMING, N. M., October 13
held at army headquarters since
months ago have been indicted for
HONOLULU, October 13 Sugar chemists have elected new offic
ers for their association. A special committee will study H. F. Walker's
present methods of determing sucrose. The chemists found that the
hre room efficiency of Hawaiian mills is below that on the mainland.
New canes and new fertilizers are blamed for many troubles.
The board of retail trade is to go after debt "dodgers." The debt
owers will receive no mercy if the tentative plan works out. If action
can be had employees in public offices who run bills will be fired.
The way is clear for the work on Kalakau avenue to be finished.
Majority of supervisors and Rapid Transit agree that it is for the public
Sugar sells in New York at 6.15.
PARIS, October 13 Rome reports that since October 6. more than
30,000 Austrian prisoners have been captured in the drive against Triest.
The British have won additional ground north of Somme.
Berlin officially admits losses of Thiepval and Lesars.
British troops in Macedonia have captured town of Brodi.
HONOLULU, October 12 Governor Pinkham's glen plan has
been passed over. Loan fund commissioners in meeting today refused
to delay biding. Attorney for Martin Campbell filed letters. Kirchhoff
reports that Lord-Young roller has been sent to repair shop.
BERLIN- October 12 Members of the Reichstag who are con
sidering in committee question of submarine warfare and the intent to
which it shall be put split apart. In session today, Major Bassermann
who is leader of the National Liberal wing read report from budget
committee stating that committee has been unable to reach decision on
submarine question and has referred it back to the house. The com
mittee voted, however, 24 to 4 against opening discussion on the issue.
. WASHINGTON, October 12 Secretary Daniels has completed
definite plan for establishment of naval patrol along Atlantic coast, if
German submarine campaign against commerce continues. Necessity
for seeing that submarines do not work inside three mile limit is cause
for Daniels' plan. Under this plan the entire destroyer force of the
United States navy, with available light cruisers assisting will form
backbone for patrol fleet.
NEW YORK, October 12 Eight steamers flying the flags of the
Entente Powers are tied up here, awaiting to get advices to see if it is
safe to sail in view of recent submarine raid. No further information
lias been received concerning the U-53.
the request that the News be sent to
a list of addresses, at which he ex
pects to make visits.
WIFE OF HOMESTEADER
HELD UP IN HONOLULU
Mrs. J. W. Manning, wife of a Haiku
homesteader, was held-up and robbed
of about fifty dollars last Saturday
night in Honolulu by an unidentified
man. The robbery was committed in
the dark in front the Iolani school on
Beretania street, between 10 and 11
o'clock. - Mrs. Manning was alone
when she was stopped by the hold-up
man who tbreated her with a long
knife if she made an outcry. Neer
theless, she shouted for aid, but none
came to her rescue before the man
slashed her across the fingers and
took her money.
reported today that such action
Nineteen Mexicans who have been
the Villa raid at Columbus several
Hans Gittel of Honolulu is a busi
ness visitor to Wailuku.
Major and Mrs. Young of Lahaina
were visitors to Wailuku this week.
Ray Irwin of Honolulu was a visitor
to Maui this past few days.
George Cooke, Republican candidate
for elect'on as senator, spent a few
days on Maul this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gay of Lanai
made a short visit to Wailuku this
Mr. and Mrs. John Chalmers of lia
na left on the Manoa for a visit to the
Ben Vickars the Honolulu traveling
man is in Wal'.uku, after spending six
nays in Lahaina.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Wilbur will
leave in a few days for an extended
trip to the mainland. They expect to
visit a portion of Western "Canada
while away, as well as see a large
section of the United States.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frazier, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Heiser and Mrs.
Sarah Deming of Honolulu made an
ascent of Haleakala on Thursday.
Frazier is head of the Honolulu adv
ertising company of that name and
Heiser is with the Trent Trust Com
pany. J. H. Gannon of Lahaina is today
escorting the officers of the flotilla
fleet on a sight seeing trip over Centr
al Maul. The officers, Gannon and a
number of Wai.'uku friends are to be
entertained at a dinner this evening
by Miss Short and her brother, A. T
NEW CATHOLIC CHURCH
AT OLAWALU DEDICATED
Dedicat'on and blessing of the new
Catholic church at Olawalu took .place
last Sunday morning at two masses
held at 8 and 10 o'clock. Right Rev.
Bishop Libert officiated. The church
was dedicated to St. Joseph in the
presence of a large congregation.
Father Bruno, the pastor, of the
church, wishes to extend his thanks
and those of his parishioners to the
people of the Lahaina district who
made possible the construction of the
new church through their liberal dona
tions. WAILUKU CHURCH
(Continued from Page One.)
made in Japanese, Hawaiian, Filipino
and English. Thirty-six young Filip
inos were baptized by Rev. Mr. Judd,
the chairman of the Filipino commit
tee of the Hawaiian Board. -
By vote of the standing committee
and the members of the church the
hospitality of the church was extend
ed to these young men, who wanted
baptism. They are now on probabtion
for a period of six months or a longer
period, anticipating the formation of a
new Filipino church on Maui, which it
is the intention of the Board to organ
ize in the near future.
On Tuesday evening, the 10th which
was the exact date of tb anniversary
of the founding of Union Church, a
large gathering of church members
and people of the parish was held in
the Town Hall. A committee consist
ing of W. Leslie West, Mesdames O.
J. Whitehead and Geo. N. Weight, Jr.
had the affair in hand, as far as all
arrangements for the evening were
concerned. The occassion was one
long to be remembered by the people
The roll call of the members was
preceeded by the reading of the min
utes of the original council that form
ed the Church and by the reading of
congratulatory letters that had come
from churches and ministers in Ha
waii, who had been Invited to the
services or who were interested in the
event. A large per cent of the mem
bership of the church responded to the
Toward the end of the evening re
freshments consisting of coffee, sand
wiches, ice cream and cake were serv
ed bv the committee in charge. A
most inspiring address was delivered
hv Rev. E. E. Pleasant, the pastor of
the Kahului Union Church, while the
Rev. Mr. Dodge, responded in a
brief address when his name was call
W. J. West, the chairman of the
finance committee and the treasurer
of the church, announced that through
the gifts of the members or the church
and congregation, former parishioners
and friends throughout Hawaii the re
maining debt of $2,500 on the building
would be raised. This announcement
was greeted with much enthusiasm on
the part of the audience.
The Government Phvslcian of the
district of Makawao will visit on the
following dates, all schools for the
purpose of examining all school child
ren, and vaccinating thoRe who have
not been successfully vaccinated.
October 17, Haiku Public School.
October 18. Maui High School.
October 20, Hamuapoko Kinder
garten. October 20, Hamuapoko Public
October 24. Makawao Pub'lc School.
October 24, Kaupakalua Public
October 24, Kuiaha Public School.
October 27, Haiku Japanese School.
November 1. Huelo Public School.
November 1. Peahi Public School.
October 30, Paia Public School.
October 31, Paia Japanese School.
October 31, Paia Kindergarten.
November 3, Keahua Public School.
November 2, Muanaloa Seminary.
A. C. ROTHROCK,
Government Physician, District of Makawao.
Eben Low Testifies
For the first time since the hearings
before the Public Utilities Commission
on the Inter-Island Steam Navigation
Company's rates commenced a month
ago, something of a picturesque nature
was injected into the last hearing
by Eben P. Low, superintendent of the
Oahu shipping Company.
Low was put on the stand as a wit
ness for the steamship company, and
succeeded in explaining to the com
mission that much of the injury sus
tained by cattle was not due to the
steamship company. Incidentally he
took a number of falls out of the Ha
waii Meat i Company, and intimated
that no matter how little the shippers
receive for their cattle the prices re
mains the same, if not higher.
Low declared that much of the
bruising of cattle was caused by rop
ing and driving them to the boats. He
believed that little harm was done on
the boats and that the steamship
company should not be held' respons
ible for injury to cattle.
Among the points brought out by
Low was the fact that it is more hu
mane to handle steers by the horns
than with (tackle around the body, as
is now the practise:
"The stronges part of a bullock is
his neck," said Low, "and I.' believe
that the cattle should be slung from
the horns. That is the way HUs done
In South America. I have tnr1"" e
operation, and find that it is Jot'
seconds from the time the anim.t is
lifted from his feet till he i placed on
his feet again. With the body tackle,
after the animal Is landed on his feet.
It is difficult to get the sling from his
MAUI'S SONGS MADE BIG HIT
Maui was well, represented at the
civic convention and twenty-two dele
gates' and several ladies came in
Hilo. The Maui people bad some fine
songs prepared and as they were all
sung to the air of songs well known
to the people of the islands, the sing
ing went weW and made a hit. Mrs.
Daniel H. Case, of Wailuku, Maui,
wife of the delegate of that name,
composed the words for the songs.
There were two that took the fancy
of the whole bunch of delegates and
they were. Sweet Maui, to the tune of
Sweet Marie and My Dear Old Valley
Isle, to the tune of. My Old Kentucky
Home. Hawaii Herald.
OFFICERS DANCE IS
An enjoyable time was had by all
those who attended the dance given
in the honor of the officers of the sub
marine flotilla at Lahaina -last Mon
day night, although the attendance
was not large, prospect of rain keep
ing many from going from this part
of the island. The dance was given in
the Armory, with the officers of the
3rd Regiment, N. G. H. as hosts.
Among those who attended the
dance from Wailuku were the follow
ng: Mr. and Mrs. Victor Schoenberg,
Mr. and Mrs. Will. Chillingworth, Miss
Irama Wodehouse, Mrs. Rogers, Miss
Short, Frank Lufkin, Allan Burdick
nd A. T. Short.
Trt nnrenta anA piiardlana of child
ren attending school in Kehei and Pu
The fnllnwlnc schools of the Kehei
and Puunene districts will be visited
by the government physician for the
purpose of vaccinating all unvacclnat
ed children on the dates and time
Spreckelsville, October 17, after 9 a.
Puunene, October 17, after 9 a. m.
Puunene Japanese, October 17, after
9. a. m.
Kehei, October 19, after 9. a. m.
Kehei Japanese, October 19, after 9
OBJECTION VOICED TO
That political campaigning in the
lener settlement at Molokai begun
now after cessation of eight years,
will be a seriously detrimental wing
to the inmates is the decleration con
tained in a letter to the star-uunern
from a prominent resident of Maui
and one familiar with conditions at
This citizen, who renuests that his
name be not used, praises a recent
editorial in tne sstar-uunetin wnicn
criticised the decision of the terri-
tnrlnl hoard of health to allow Politi
cal campaigning in the leper settle
"Yniir reaRon for criticising the
arttnn of the hoard of health are all
well founded and to the point." he
rites. He says that in past years
the campaigning created much dis
nnrii nmnner the inmates and that for
their welfare candidates should keep
out of the settlement."
No criticism is made of the candi
ntpa whn are cninir to campaign on
this part of Molokai, but it is empha
sized that deleterious results of the
excited debates and stump speeches
are apparent in the settlement for
months after the elections are over.
It was at the instance or Dr. J. ti.
Raymond, who is a candidate for the
anno to that the hoard of health re
versed' its attitude maintained for
eight year and decided to allow candi
dates in the settlement. It is said
that some of the candidates are re
fusing to avail themselves of this op
portunity, and the Star-Bulletin has
been informed that H. A. Baldwin,
who is In the race for the senate in
opposition to Dr. Raymond, has de
clined to go to the leper settlement
because he doe's not think political
campaigning 1b wise there.
Hanan Is Advised
How He Can Help
New York Society Man Informrd That
Molokai Settlement Is Manitaired
By Federal Government, But That
There Is Opportunity For Benevo
If Talbot Hanan, the multi-millionaire
of New York and Newport, Rhode
Island, really wants to aid the inmates
of the Mo".okal Settlement, the board
of health has pointed the ways Jn
a letter to the promotion committee,
reports the Advertiser.
The communication from the board
was written by Kirk B. Porter, secre
tary, at the direction of Dr. J. S. B.
Pratt, head of the board, in answer to
a letter from the committee conveying
a copy of a letter from trie wealthy
easterner. In his letter Hanan saici
that having passed througn Honolulu
several years ago, he had retained an
oivio fnr the tilace and wished to do
something to help. He himself suggest
ed that he would like nesi or an to
assist the inmates of the settlement,
and asked for information as to the
needs of the place and the patients un
der treatment there.
Porter writes that while
the government supports the settle
ment and provides an mat is ri-qumuc
for Us maintenance, the management
it nnmnlntpil a laree amusement
hall. He suggests that there will be a
demand for phonographs and records,
won H musical instruments.
j papers, magazines and the like for the
reading ana music rooms, uimcimin
of this kind the government does not
supply, and there is ample field for
In addition the patients in Molokai
. nl.nnlni ln nrennize TI orchestra.
I HI C ji inn uwi n - n
but are in need of musical instruments,
as these things also must come from
' private sources. He therefore suggests
that the proceeds of the big benefit
I bazaar which Hanan is proposing to
I give in New York next winter, be UBed
in this way.
Porter's letter has been forwardea
to Hanan, together with such other in
! formation as is available regarding the
Those Who Travel
By str. Mauna Kea, Oct. 10 George
Tanaka, H. L. Saures, Tong Lin, Mrs.
Fukuhara, T. Hirano, Rev. F. S. Seud
der, S. Tokanako, J. Regate, Rev. H.
P. Judd, BiBhop Libert, F. Kelly, J.
S. Grace, H. S. Decker, J. Lightfoot,
D K. Kahaulelio, Mrs. R. P. Hose.
By str. Mikahala from Molokai and
Maui, Oct. 8 G. C. Munro, Miss L.
Brown, K. Brown, Mrs. F. Sanborn,
Geo. P. Cooke, V. Gedge, C. IVAhrens,
Mr. Hamamoto and nine deck.
By str. Mauna Loa, from Maui, Oct.
8 Mrs. "Harvest and child, K. Funa
oka and wife. Mrs. Geo. Fujita and
child; G. Takavosu, P. W. Alston,
Mrs. L. Philips, P. H. Wong, Mrs.
Wong -and infant, Tuln Chong, M. de
Camera, D. K. Kinney and wife, Mrs.
H. B. Penhallow, Mas. Penhallow, S.
R. Maples, P. Cockett and wife, X
Burns, Chas. Cowan and wife, F. Craw
tnA ond wlfo c. P. nento and. wife, J.
H. Trask, D. Nelson, T. Pran.
KULA FARMERS MUCH
INTERESTED IN FAIR
R. A. Wadsworth, F. B. Cameron,
Edwin C. Moore and F. G. Kraus3, of
the county fair committee, made a trip
throue-h the Kula district this week
to Interest the farmers of the section
in making exhibits at the county show.
They report success in the undertak
ing and declare that they expect to
see some excellent exhibits brought
In from Kula. Due to the dates of the
fair, it will be too early for the fall
crop of potatoes and too late for the
spring product. "But the corn and
beans wil' be worth seeing," they say.
"All the Kula farmers are interested,"
The government physician for the
Hi strict nf lahaina exnects to be at
at the following named schools on the
dates mentioned for the vaccination or
October 16, Olowalu.
October 17, Honokowai.
October 18, Puukolil and Japanese.
October 19, Honokohua and Hono-
October 20, Lahaina Catholic.
October 24, Lahaina, Kamehameha.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
Second Circuit, Territory of Hawaii.
In the matter of the estate of Kaala
uahi Halao, late of Wailuku,
Upon filing the petition of Kaanapu,
praying for the petition of him, the
said Kaanapu, as administrator of the
estate of the said Kaakauahi Halao.
IT IS ORDERED, that Thursday, the
16th day of November 1916, at ten o'
clock in the forenoon be and the same
is hereby appointed for hearing said
petition at the Court room of this
Court in Wailuku, Maul T. H.
Dated Wailuku, Maui, T. H., October
By The Court,
V. C. SCHOENBERG.
Attorney of petitioner.
Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3.