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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1916.
Tuberculosis Is On
Icaith Board Warns All To Guard
Health Probably Increase Is Due
To Cold Weather
Where are thoy nil coming from?
This finest ion was asked last week
in the tuberculosis bureau of the
Hoard of Health regarding the great
T'iniher of new cases of consumption
,hat are being reported daily. The
report of the bureau for November,
just issued, shows that in that month
here were eigth-soven now oases re
erred to the bureau, the largest numb
' r reported since February of thi3
The bureau states that any attempt
'a aseriho a reason for this increase
-. ould be little more than a guess but
oints out that November in 1913 also
;nv an increase in now rases and that
his increase continued during the
ntire winter. This makes it rppenr
thi-.t a majority ol the new cases each
yen- are going to be reported during
i he winter months, as was the case
List year, and consequently the bureau
expects to have four busy montli3 be
twcea now and March.
This suggests to the board of health,
'here fore, that it warn the people of
ih? extra care necessary for them
rclves during the damp and stormy
canon, when colds are more easily
revoked and r.rgligence will often be
ollowed by bad results. The healthy
nody, free from all oilier ills can
'nigh at the great, white plague.
Tuberculosis feeds on the system that
U run down. It is the body that has
' ieen chilled, or racked with colds,
exposed to dampness and unsanitary
r-l.TCundings, or enclosed in rooms
j.iied with foul fiir in order to keep
warm, that succumbs to the attack of
the little germs causing this terrible
Keep constantly alert during the
vintcr.then. says the board of health,
'xerctee wisely, keep dry, breathe
resh air only, r.nd eat correctly. Re-
lcnibor that forty-two persons died of
- consumption in the Territory in Nov
'uler alone. Be careful! Think of
Echoes Of The Fair
Where Guards Are Unnecessary
The display of over $100,000 in gold
and eurrencv in a ordinary glass show
case and without guards, was the strik
ing exhibit of the Finst National Hank
of Wailuku. Cashier C. D. Lufkin is
confident that such n thing would not
be feasible in any other part of the
world. He says he felt no uneasiness
Fine Corn Exhibited
F. O. Krauss, of the extension div
is'on of the Hawaii Experiment Sta
tion, expressed himself as especially
pleased over the corn exhibit. Some
of the corn shown-would have attract
ed attention at any corn show. Mr.
Krauss believes in corn for Maui.
WORKING ON BUDGET
Th; board of suervbors is meeting
again today to work on the budget for
the coming year.
PENSION FOR FAMILY OF
LATE DEPUTY SHERIFF
A ben don of $40 per month was
iranted to Mrs. Emma Silva, widow of
ho lute E. .1. Silva, for many years
deputy sheriff at liana, by a resolution,
.dopted by the hoard cf supervisors
'am Friday. iie pension is 10 ie
; aid until 'further order of the board.
New Company ffill
Through an option recently secured
.,y J. C. Fes., Jr. and the Maui Stables
ii the stock cf Joaquin and John Gar
cia in the Iao Stables Company, Ltd.,
the control of the latter company will
probably formally pass to the Foss
concern in the course of the next few
v.'roks. It was authoritatively stated
today that. Mr. Foss plans to consoli
date the twq stables together with bH
contracting business into a stoek col
loii'tirn to be known as the Wailuku
Con:;Mi:ction & Draying Company,
Ltd. The new, company is to be capi
talized at ?:"i0,000.
Strong on Hogs
The swine of various oreeds exnnm-
ed are believed to have been better
than could have been shown by any
other Islands. The interest in hog
breeding in Maui has been markid
during the past few years.
Governor Shown .
In view of his rather severe com
ments on Maui homesteaders, In his
speech, Governor Pinkham had his at
tention particularly called to llie a s
play of home grown products made by
the Haiku Farmers Association, and
he acknowledged that he was much
impressed. The variety of products
which have been developed in the
district in less than four years must
have impressed anyone.
Christmas Services At
Wailuku Union Church
C'h -lstmas services will be held at
the Wailuku Union Church Sunday
evening, December 2-1th. Special
nut -ic will be prepared for the oo
c si in and the public is most cordial
ly invited to attend.
On Friday, December 22nd. the Sun
day School pupils of the church, their
rru nts and friends, are most corlially
invited to the Christmas celebration
at tiio Town Hall, where the Tree and
Christmas entertainment followed by
i - lenhments will be held. At this
tii i ! the children of the school pre
iir ited to bring presents for the Kula
('.'. Iron. The hour of this entertain
t ; ( Is seven p. m.
CADE REMANDED AND
, .Midge Edings, yesterday In the case
cT :;ong Sing, et al( vs. Manuel Ross
. I'd Charles Wilcox, garnishee, on ap
peal from the Wailuku distr'ct court,
ii manded the case to the lower court
ii'i directed that judgment issue to
the plaintiff. The case was to collect
s., account of $45.
Lurline Due Tomorrow
Sails Sunday Evening
Owing to the fact that she arrived
In Honolulu n day late on account of
rough weather, the Matson liner Lur
line will not reach Kahului until Satur
day morning. She brings 1100 tons of
general cargo for Maui, nnd a number
of homecoming Maul people. It is
probable that she will take aboard
about 2000 tons of sugar before sailing
for Honolulu about five o'clock Sun
The freighter Hyades which arrived
yesterday with about 1200 tons of
cargo, will get. away ton'ght for Kaa
napali to finish loading her sugar
cargo. She will take some 10,000 cases
of pineapples from the central Maui
PEGGY CENTER HAS MADE GOOD
"Peggy" Center, formerly a Maul
girl, who went, to Australia about a
year ago as a protege of Madame
Melba, the famous singer, returned to
Honolulu with her sponsor last week.
Miss Center is declared to have dev
eloped a very remarkable voice. A
concert is to be arranged for her some
time in January.
Children's Day Success
The work of the committee on
education was especially inspiring.
The parade in which two thousand or
more children took part must have
done much towards making them feel
that they had a real part in the big
event. It was good preparation for the
more important parts many of them
will play in future Maui fairs.
Error in Names
Through an error on the part of
the clerks of the Fair in collating the
Vila of prizes awarded, credit for five
entries of Plymouth Rock poultry was
given to James Lindsay instead of to
Miss Isa Lindsay.
Merry.Co-'Round to Lahaina
The merry-gn-'round which did such
a big business at the Fair, continued
to attract pood ciowda all last week.
It was shipped to Lahaina the first of
this week whole it will help collect the
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
A small whale, about twenty feet
ions, got into the shallow' water over
the .reef near Harold Rice's place east
of Kahului, last week, and was killed
by Japanese fishermen. The carcas
was cut up and the oil extracted from
Paying for the Fun
The finance committee Is busy col
lecting the outstanding bills against
the Fair, and hopes to know exactly
whore it stands in a few days. Checks
will be mailed to cover puch indebt
edness probably by the middle of next
Good Weather Luck
The members of the general com
mittee are congratulating themselves
that the far was not held a week
biter than it. was. Had the Uona storm
of last week overtaken it tho result
would have been awful to contemplate.
Close Figuring Give Howell
Ata meeting of th Maui Loan Fund
Commiss'on, held this morning, the
Hugh Howell Engineering Company
was granted the contract for maca
damizing the new extension of the
Kuiaha-Kaupakalua homestead road,
at its bid of $9875, time 120 days. The
bid of J. C. Foss, Jr. was $9650, time
180. It lost the contract by a very
narrow margin of time, this, under the
specificat'ona being taken into con
sideration at $10 per day. The new
contract extends the macadizing re
cently completed by the Howell com
pany from the Haiku Cannery to the
Kuiaha ridge road.
WAS PLEASED WITH HALEAKALA
E. O. Moffat, a prominent business
man of Kansas City, who with bis
wife paid a visit to Maui last week,
has given an enthusiastic descrlpt'on
of ltis ascent of Haleakala to the
Advertiser. Mr. and Mrs. Moffat
wi re accompanied cn their mountain
trip by C. I). Lutkin, Miss June Mitch
ell, and Miss Stanley.
Wide Tire Law Proposed
In order that the new macadam
road through the Kuiaha homesteads
inny be saved from as much needless
wear as possible, and also because the
residents of the district bel'ieve that
all roads would be easier kept up on
account of it, a movement has been
started to have an ordinance passed
limiting the width of tires that may
le used on vehicles. Wide tires, it is
.;lamed, will help preserve the roads
enormously during periods of heavy
nauling. I). F. Baleh, engineer for the
loan fund commission, believes that
i be rule should bo one inch ol tire
v'idth for ea. h 250 pounds of load on
yoUNG In V.Y.iluku, on December
iirst, to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert II.
Young, a son.
PIUM DEALER FORFEITS BAIL
A Chinese named Lai Yau, arrested
he ttepped from the Claudine last
r.tutduy mnrniag by Police Ofiicer
'iosario, on charge of having opium
n bis po:ine:;siou, forfeited $100 bail
,1 the district court. The man had
'o tins of opium in a satchel when
TUBERCULOSIS VICTIM DIES
ALONE IN FIELD
Faintin from a hemorrhage which
came upon her suddenly while she was
in a field a short distance from her
home, Mrs. J. M. Ma-'.lo died some
time vesterday before she was dis
covered. She was a tuberculosis suf
ferer. Her husband had gone to work
in the morning as usual, and upon re
turning in the afternoon made the
painful discovery- The unfortunate
woman lived near the. l'uukalam roaa
PLANS FOR POOR
To care for needy and helpless poi
sons who from time to time become
county charges, the beard of super
visors is considering a plau to build
and equip a dormitory in connection
wit'i the Mi.lulani Hospital. No de
cision h.u as yet been arrived at.
EL PASO, December 1-1 Alfonso Leiva, American cx-Villista,
'v. ruled !y military authorities at Jaurez, according to refugees from
OTTOWA, December A Acting Premier Foster cabled Lloyd
George "Canada is with you for a vigorous prosecution of the war
till complete victory is won."
' LONDON, December 14 Lloyd-George is worse and remains in
bed. P.ot.ar Law moved credit of $40,009,000. Said Asquith's policy
is full security for future, is still policy of government. Is received
u iih enthusiasm.
BERLIN, December 14 French took offensive at Verdun, adv
ancing on both banks of the Meuse.
EUREKA, December 14 Crew working wrecked the superstruc
.urc of the submarine H-3 and tried to catch lin shot from ashore. Waves
1 n.vexcr, drove men below. I'elieved boat is leaking or tanks filled
intentionally in effort to make her steady.
HONOLULU, December 14 Chamber of commerce meeting on
vice control decided upon a mass meeting and speedy action. A com
mittee was appointed to select place and time and arrange details.
PARIS, December 14 Premier Brinnd warns people of France
ugainst peace proposal of Germany. "When a country such as Ger
many spends years, and care, and forethought in arming to the teeth ;
seizes everywhere men as food for armies, violating laws of God and
man by the enslavement of nations, the leaders of this nation will be
guilty if the people are unwarned against present proposals. Nowhere
have German successes been decisive. Rumania will come back strong
er and drive invaders from country," he declared.
NEW YORK, December 14 Rumanians are retreating northeast.
Xineth German army is nearin'g the important town of Buzen. Berlin
reports the additional capture of 4000 prisoners.
WASHINGTON, December 14 Wilson is seriously considering
ilic possibilities of the situation for a league of nations to bring the
v ar to an end. . '
The Senate lands committee has appointed a committee to probe
the California oil land scandals.
NORFOLK, December 14 The passenger liner Powhattan collid
cd with an unknow nvessel and ran ashore near Thimble Shoals light
to prevent sinking. Forty-six of passengers and crew were injured
SAN FRANCISCO, December 14 Witness Smith testified that
he received pay for his participation in bomb plot from an attache of
the German embassy. Baron von Bnncken paid him $1,254 in San
i rancisco, July iyi5.
WASHINGTON, December 14 Germany explains the sinking of
the L,anao, saying that the vessel was under the British flag.
HONOLULU, December 13 Charles R. Forbes ordered to
country by his doctor,
Grand Jury asks that Jesse Gray be reinstated as a police officer.
i ie was removed on a bribery charge.
It develops that Lieut. Rumsey shot Private Jones in the dining
room as a burglar. No arrests and no investigation have been made.
Protest Kapaa Sugar Company of Kauai is now keeping agree
PARIS, December 13 Newspapers are unanimous that the
'.Jerman peace offer is an indication that the situation is getting crit
ical for central powers. Chancellor wants a way out before it is
too late, is the way the situation is taken here. Petit Journal says
i reacnerous move. Uermany knows her plans are doomed and
cannot win;" Paris Matin says "Mere, talk ;" Figaro says "Terms
v.iii ie met by Allies with grim contempt. Ihe maneuver is too
citmsy to be worthy o indignation."
Peace offers have been rejected, says authoritative report.
Poincare names Joffre as commander-in-chief of war council.
PETROGRAD, December 13 Russians captured Teuton trenches
at Trotus Valley. Rumanians south of Buzen captured row of villages
but were forced out again by Teutons.
LONDON, December 13 German causualties in November, ex
clusive of in navy and colonies, given as 166,176. Grand total is now
.i. 92 1,869.
Britain's attitude on peace proposal may be stated in Commons to
morrow provided times permits for a consultation of the Allies. If
pi ess correctly interprets official opinion, little time will be spent in
considering Germany's move. Moderates favor a not too hasty rejec
I'd.i. Westminister Gazette attributes unrest among neutrals as cause
i Germany's appeal The Times says "We must reject the offer so
l-og as tne oasis is a triumph ot might and not right.
The Loan Fund Hoard today approv
ed the contmct of J. Emmesley for
the pipe crossing up Iao Valley.
M. S. Gomes was yesterday gi anted
n divorce from his wife Eliza 0,mes,
on grounds of descrlion.
C. Nishlmura obtained release from
her husband, T. Nishlmura, on grounds
of fa'lure to provide.
K. Akamine, whose wife, K-.mrto
Akamine had left lv'm, was granted a
divorce by Judge Edings, yesterday, o:i
grounds of desertion.
After a lapse of nearly a yenr, the uni
forms for the new ompuvles of the
Third Regiment, N. G. H., hive at last
Margaret Harrison, on grounds of
extreme cruelty on the part of her
husband, Alex Harrison, was granted
a divorce at yesterday's session of the
Second Circuit court.
A petition for probate of the will of
he late Jose de Fre'.tas Thill lp. of
Makawao, was field today in the cir-
ult court by the widow, who asks to
ie name executrix.
The small son of J. II. Nelson, of the
Maul Soda Works, stepped on a piece
of glass on Wednesday, which Inflict
ed a pevere cut. The wound was dress-
d by' Dr. Osmers.
Elaborate preparations are being
made for the big annual ball of the
Wailuku Sugar Company, which takes
place at the mill tomorrow evening.
Some 7."0 invitations were sent out for
he affair which promises to be one of
tLhe most important society events of
To Be Opened In Spring
Good progress is reported in the
construction of the roads in the new
Makawao homestead tract, the con
tract for which was taken by prospect
ive homesteaders Borne weeks ago. It
is thought that the work will be compl.
eted about the first of April. Land
Commissioner Rivenburgh has promis
ed that the tract will be opened as
soon as the roads are completed. It
is understood that a homesteading as
sociation, composed principally of
young Portuguese-American residents
of Makawao, expects to take up the
entire thirty-four lots into which the
tract is divided.
Personal Mention j
Mrs. J. C. Foss, Jr., of Waihiku
went to Hilo Inst Saturday night for
a short visit with her parents
Mrs. George O. Cooper returned to
Hana on Wednesday after visiting
friends in Lahaina for some days.
W. H. Field of the Maui Hotel re
turned home on Tuesday from a busi
ness trip to Honolulu.
Mrs. G. I). Srharder returned to Ho
nolulu last Saturday after a brief visit
John Fassoth, manager of Klpnhulu
plantation, returned home from a trip
to Honolulu this week.
J. N. S. Williams, consulting en
gineer of Ilavies & Company, was a
visitor to Hana this week.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wilbur,
who have been on the coast for a
several weeks vacation arrived home
today by the Lurline.
Mrs. W. M. Weddick, who has been
spending the summer on the coast, '
expected home by the Manoa the lat
ter part of this month.
James Fenwick, assistant manager
of the Hawaiian Electric Company, of
Honolulu, was a visitor in Maui this
D. C. L'ndsay returned home on
Wednesday from Honolulu where h
attended a meeting of tho board of
public instruction, of which he is a
Hev. and J A. Craig Bowdish,
who have been spending several
months on n vacation on the mainland,
returned home this week by the Lur
line. V. G. Krauss, of the extension div'
sion of the Hawaii Experiment Sta
tion, went to Honolulu yesterday on
business connected with his depart
ment. Nils Omsied, postmaster of Hana, ii
In Wailuku today on business. Ho
expects to return to Hana next Tues
day though he may have to continue
his trip to Honolulu.
Among the Maui Shr'jiers who at
tended the big conclave in Ilonolu'u
last -Saturday were II. Streubeck, E.
R. Cevins, F. P. Uosecrans, I). C. Lind
say, Hugh Howell and W. H. Field.
A. C. Rattray, cashier of the Ka
hului Railroad Company, who has been
on the mainland for a several weeks
vacation, is e.;pected home by tho next
Manoa, due in Honolulu on December
26. Mrs. Rattray,, who has been visit
ing relatives In Iowa, will probnl ly
not return home until spring.
President George Rodiek, of the Ha
waiian Sugar Planters Association
has announced the following commit
tees for the ensuing year:
Fnance committee R.' Ivers, chair
man; J. M. Dowsett ana jonn water
Experiment station Committee J.
F. C. Hagens, chairman; J. V.,Wald
ren, A. Gartley C. R. Hemenway, E.
H. Wodehouse and T. H. Petrie.
Labor committee E. F. Bishop,
chairman; E. D. Tenney, E. H. Wode
house, J. M. Dowsett, John Water
house, J. W. WTaldron, A. W. T. Bot
tomley and George Rodiek.
AN ARTISTIC MAGAZINE
is extremely unbkely that any
magazine m t.'ie united states lias iss
ued a more costly or artistic Christ
mas auilion than that of the Paradise
of the Pacific, just off the press. The
Honolulu journal has a long record of
high class Christmas issues to sustain,
and it has so far excelled itself in the
present instance that it is difficult to
see where it has left itself any lee
way for another year. The cover in
color and gold, is especially fine,
tnough some of the many color plates
throughout the eighty pages are beau
tiful examples of modern art printing.
The table of contents is exceptionally
interesting and instructive. Among
other articles is one by the Rev. R. 13.
Dodge, of Wailuku, being a description
of this Island's scenic and historic as
sets. Altogether the. Christmas Par
adise of the Pacific ia one of the most
attractive souve nirs of Hawaii that we
have seen W. J. C.
WARSAW, December 13 Arch-duke Charles Steven, of Austria, 1 1909' 19", and 1916 are to be compil
NO CHANGE IN BONUS SYSTEM
According to reports from the Sugar
Planters' Association! meeting, there
will be practically no change in the
bonus system which has been in force
on the plantations during the past
six months. It is understood that the
plan is generally believed to have
Lumber Census To
WASHINGTON, Dececmber 6
Figures showing the amount of wood
used in the United States for making
pulp will, it it is announced, be ob
tained by the Forest Service in con
nection with ita 1916 census of the
lumber industry. Because of the in
creasing scarify of the pulpwood in
some parts of the country, the need
for accurate figures showing the con
sumption of this class of material is
realized by manufacturers and forest
ers alike and it Is expected that such
figures will be made a part of the
yearly statslical work of the Forest
Service. The pulp manufacturers will
co-operate in the work, through their
trade organization, the Newsprint
Detailed information in regard to
the amount and cost of different kinds
of pulpwood consumed in the d'fferent
states is to be collected. Comparative
figures showing the total pulpwood
consumption of tho country for 1899.
Dies In New York City
Mrs. E. Omsted, who is here from
the mainland visiting her sister, Mrs.
G. C. Hofgaard, has been informed of
tho death of her husband in New York
Sunday. Omsted was born In Norway
fifty years ago and was for' many
years a resident of Waimea, Kauai
The deceased was a brother of Nils
Omsted, postmaster at Hana. Mrs.
Omsted arrived in the islands less
than three weeks ago. She had plann
ed to visit her brother-hvlaw before
returning to the Coast.
hrs been selected as regent of Poland, with prospect of teing king after
OTTOWA, December 13 The Canadian torpedo boat Grilse is
believed to, have been lost with all hands. Was enroute from Halifax
The data to be obtained will, it is
stated, be of considerable' value to
pulp manufacturers, as well as to the
Forest Service. Owing to the com
paratively small number of pulp
WASHINGTON, December 13 Phelan's amendment excluding I thought it will be nossibie to issue k
report on the work at an early date.
TRADE WIND LYRICS
"The Call of the Islands" might p.p
propriately be another name for the
prettv volume of verses entitled
"Trade Wind Lyrics" which has just
made its appearance from the Hawaii
an Gazette press. It Is from the pen
of Herbert M. Ayres, whose poems
during the past ten of fifteen years
have won for him, in the opinion of
many, the title of poet laureate of Ha
waii. "Trade Wind Lyrics" contains
Rome of Mr. Ayres' best efforts, some
of which are likely to live when the
volume which now contains them is
forgotten. Almost all of the verses
express strongly the lure of the Is
lands which the author undoubtedly
knows so well. There is also a sub-.
tone of melancholy running through
them the cloud shadows of a Hawaii
an landscape. Herbert Ayres knows
Hawaii from angles, and he tells us
about them. Some of them are not
altogether lovely, though they will
doubtless ring true in the experience
of many men of many lands. But is
the tender and appreciative handling
of the natural beauties and wonders
of Hawaii the sea, the sky, the flow
ers, the mountains he reveals the
real secret of Hawaii's grip which so
many feel but which few have the
gift to express. W. J. C.
FOR A VISITOR
Mrs. Annie Howell is entertaining
at her home in Kuiaha this afternoon,
In honor of her daughter, Mrs. Ray
Howell, who is her guest.
SCHOOLS CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS
The public schools of the territory
closed their fall term today for the
Christmas holidays. Sessions will not
be resumed until January 2.
v. omen unmarried, where men of same race arc excluded, has been de
,e;.uci. Measure was aimed at picture brides.
BERLIN December 13 Greek regulars fighting Frendi captured
Katerina, southwest of Saloniki.
HONOLULU, December 13 Reiort has leaked out that Lieut,
bumsey, of fourth Cavalry, shot Private. Jones on Thanksgiving Day.
itr is unuer arrest pending investigation and result of soldier s in
A call has been sent out to all religious organizations of al
k ; a ruing anti-vice meeting to be held next Monday. A p
I'liM.ugn is proposed.
Hearing of water and sewer bond election proposition has been
. . ior-rriuay
CARD OF THANKS
The family of the late Eilert H.
Pieper take this means of thanking
their friends for the many expressions
of sympathy and tokens of regret on
the occasion of their recent deep
PROMINENT LODGE MAN DIES
CltHi'les H. Brown, a prominent busi
ness man of Honolulu died in that
city last Friday after several weeks
Tnk-m lv i., n ii h .. - ll "'ness. tie was prominent loage
j iiuiutrgs spcecn senus siocks tumiiling. nian being a member of the Odd Fel-
i-i liable panic irtvailing in stock centers. Authorities of the Tokio ! lows, Masons, Knights of Pythias, and
b'eck exchange announce institution closed for time being. Industrials I Moose orders. He was born in New
roost effected, some breaking as much as two hundred or three hundred f, g the
' about twenty years.
CHRISTMAS TREE AT KUIAHA
SCHOOD NEXT MONDAY
The children of the Kuiaha school
and of the homestead community are
to have a Christmas tree and treat
at the school house next Monday
evening. Later a little dance is plann
ed for the older folk.
Next to Machida Drug Store
We have just Installed a Progressive
Electric Shoe Repairing Machine and
are prepared to turn out anything in
the shoe repairing line. We also re
pair and replace auto tops.