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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1916.
Kula Sanitarium Is
Praised By Dr. Pratt
Head Of Health Department Well
Pleased With Maui Conditions
Wailuku Water Now Safe
Particularly gratifying to Maul are
the statements made by Dr. J. B. S.
Pratt, president of the board of health,
who spent several days this week on a
general Inspection, of health condi
tions of this Island. Dr. Pratt had been
preceded by several days by Dr. L. L.
Patterson, the board's expert In
charge of tuberculosis work, and by
M. B. Bairos, assistant food commis
sioner, who had been investigating in
their own special . lines preparatory
to his coming.
Dr. Pratt was particularly warm In
his praise of the work being done at
the Kula Sanitarium. He and Dr.
Patterson are a unit In declaring the
Kula district to be most eminently
adapted to the treatment of the great
white plague of perhaps any place In
the territory, and they are equally
enthusiastic over what has been ac
complished by Dr. Durney and the
sanitarium board of managers in the
past few years. With the recently In
stalled ice and electric plant In good
runlng order, a big dairy herd, and
plenty of land on which to raise pro
duce for the Institution, the Honolulu
officials see a bright future for Maui's
fight against the destructive malady.
Work on School Starts
Dr. Pratt was particularly pleased
with the progress of the children of
the Institution, for whom school
Classes are now nmiuiiui?u. maicuai
for a new school building is at present
on the ground.
In his tour of the plantations by
automobile, Dr. Pratt noted very ex
tensive new construction, and gener-
ally a satisfactory condition as to
camp -sanitation. The big new water
flltratlon system of the Hawaiian
Commercial & Sugar Company is prob
ably one of the most striking illustra
tions of the triumph of science over
' disease. Since the camps of the big
- nlnntntlnn have been supplied With
' filtered water, typhoid fever had al
most entirely disappeared, where be-
m ii. i 1 1- i.I.-n;,nl woo ftrmatontlv
lore ma.i mo uuoyiLcv
caring for sufferers from' this disease.
Wailuku Now Safe
The Wailuku water supply is now
pronounced safe by the health author
ities since there are now no residences
in-Iao Valley above ten intake. In a
few weeks more the intake will be
located still further up the stream
where contamination will be even less
Pioneer's New Electric
Plant Very Satisfactory
The new steam turbine electric unit
Installed by the Pioneer Mill Com
pany this summer, and which has
been in operation a number of times
since the grinding season opened, is
giving excellent satisfaction. The
plant, which is of eight hundred k. w.
xannnitv id used to supplement the
company's hydroelectric plant and is
not operated constantly. It is de
clared by experts to be perhaps the
finest installation of the kind in the
mp'w FARM MANAGER NAMED
FOR KULA SANITARIUM
Ralph E. E. Coursen, who with his
arifa have been at the Wailuku Hotel
for some days, is here from Oregon to
take the place of farm manager ior mo
Kula Sanitarium. He is succeeding E.
P. Baker, who has been in charge of
ho wnrir for the past year. Mr.
Ccursen hopes to make the farm of
the Kula institution a very real assei.
STIFF FINE FOR TRESPASS
Timin Montero and Masio Ben
w- dario, Filipinos, were fined $40 each
iiir nutrip.t. Magistrate Anjo, of Ma-
kawao, on charge of vagrancy, last
cviHov Thev were sent to jail in
default of money,, to pay their fines.
Th two men entered the servants'
quarters on John M. Medeiro's place
ot Pnia. one evening, and niade them
selves objectionable, which resulted in
FINE MARKET BEING BUILT
Th Wnirh Howell Engineering Com
nnnv has about completed the found
ations for the new market building
which is beine constructed by W. L.
nproto of Lahaina. The building will
be of concrete, and will be one of the
most modern and sanitary structures
of the kind in the Territory.
pined FOR ASSAULT
Because he believed a young Jap
anese of the Hamakuapoko camp was
otipnintine to induce his son to run
qwhv from home. Masubara, visited
the camp in the night and adminiser
ed a souud thrashing to the young
man. As a result he was fined $25 by
Judge Anjo, of the Makawao court, on
his plea of guilty last Tuesaay.
May Get Valley Isle
Local Playhouse In Financial Pilikia
New Film Concern Said To Have
Eye On It '
That W. H. Stone, who represents
the Reliable Film Company, in the
Islands, and who has announced the
construction of a $200,000 theater
building for Honolulu, is soon to ac
qu're control of the Valley Islo Theat
er, in Wailuku, Is a report that is cur
rent on Maul at present. The fact
that the Market street play-house Is
in financial straits may have some
thing to do with the rumor, as well as
the fact that Mr. Stone is known to
have looked over the property during
his visit to the Maul county fair. It
is his company which has lately been
supplying films for the house.
The Valley Isle, according to a legal
notice published today, is to be sold
on foreclosure of mortgage, neia oy
the First National bank for $1700 and
interest. It is said that the company
is In the hole to the extent of some
$3000. The theater building is said to
have cost over double this amount.
Epidemic Of Coming Marriages Causes
Flutter Of Interest In Maui Social
Circles Five Soon
Cupid seems to have been working
overtime recently on Maui, judging
from the fine crop of engagements
which have been announced in the
past week or two. The first surprise,
of course, was the announcement of
the coming marriage of Esther L.
Shepherd to Mr. D. C. Lindsay, made
at Thanksgiving time. Since then no
less than four others have become
known, and half a score of happy
young people are being showered
with congratulations by their friends.
The mail this "week brought from
Seattle formal announcement cards of
the coming marriage of Mrs. E. ' R.
Morgan, of that city and Mr. Geo. b.
Aiken, the popular young dentist of
Wailuku. Mrs. Morgan is very well
known on Maul having spent a year or
more here. That she is coming back
as a permanent resident, is delightful
news to her many friends, it is ex
pected that the wedding will take
place some time in February. Dr.
Aiken is at present building a very
handsome home on High street for his
That Miss Irene Aiken, of Kahuiui
is soon to be wed to Mr. Harold E.
Starratt, of Olaa, Hawaii, has been an
open secret among intimate friends of
the charming Maui girl for several
weeks. Miss Aiken Is a sister or ur.
Aiken. Mr. Starratt is a rising young
scientist in charge of the experiment
al department of the Olaa Sugar Com
pany. He is a Honolulu boy ana nas
a host of friends in .the Islands.
The very many friends of Mr. Angus
McPhee, manager of the Paia Market,
were much interested in learning of
his engagement to Miss Katherine
Deutchman, also of Paia. Ttie oriae-
to-be is a comparative stranger in
Maui having come here only aDout
six months ago from the Coast to be
come a member of the nursing staff
at the Paia Hospital. She has become
very popular with the acquaintances
she has made.
Some time in February.it is unaer
stood, will also occur the marriage of
Miss Gladys Sabey, of Paia, to Mr.
James Smith, of Puunene. The en
gagement of these two popular young
Maul people has been known for but
a short time. Miss Sabey is daughter
of Dr. Sabey, of Paia, and has a very
wide circle of friends and admirers in
central Maui. Mr. Smith is head luna
on the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar
Company's Puunene plantation, and is
also well liked by all who know him.
Over Six Years Ago
Although Mrs. Theresa Lucas, of
Lahaina, Maui, was granted a divorce
by Judge Quinn in the Fourth Cir
cuit Court here last Thursday, on the
ground of desertion, the mystery ol
her husband's disappearance was not
cleared up by the investigation. Mrs.
Lucas testified that she had not see
or heard of her husband since he dis
appeared on July 10. 1916, when he
left her at Honomu. tnis lsiana.
The couple were married in Ma
deira on May 12, 1898, and came to
Hawaii Boon afterwards. For some
time they worked at Honomu, where
two children were born, Joseph, fif
teen years, and Carolina, eight years
old. Mrs. Lucas came from Lahaina
with her attorney to attend the case
in the local court. Hilo Tribune.
Dr. Raymond Breaks
Resigns Various Offices Sensational
Quarrel May Have Important Poli
tical Results Seems Irremediable
The wireless reports from Honolulu
this week to effect that Dr. J. H. Ray
mond had broken completely with
Governor Pi.nkham, his long-time per
sonal and political friend, excited
much speculation here. At first It
was not believed to be a real breach,
but later reports indicate that Dr.
Raymond has irrevocably cut himselt
off from the chief executive.
The rl'max seems to have come
when, on Tuesday morning Dr. Ray
mond, called at the Capitol and was
refused an audience with the Gover
nor. Mr. Pinkham sent word out that
he was busy, and the Doctor forthwith
returned to his hotel and penned his
resignation of the several offices he
has held under appointment of the
"I'm pau with Mr. Pinkham," Dr.
Raymond is quoted by the Advertiser
as saying in the course of a 2-column
"I'll have nothing more to do with
him. I'll not hold any office under
him. I'll not support him any longer
and I shall have no further interest
in politics. If I were President of the
United Statfcs, I would'nt treat a
pouudmastei the way Pinkham has
treated me." '
Raymond, who says he came to Hon
olulu on private bus'.ness, went to the
Governor's office and sent in his name
with the statement that he would like
to see Governor Pinkham.
"The Governor didn't even have the
courtesy to come out and shake hands
and tell me himself that he was busy
and ask me to call again," said Doctor
Raymond. He just sent out word by
his stenographer that he was busy and
coudn't see me." .
Dr. Raymond went very fully Into
the cause of his disaffection with Pink
ham, who,he terms as an ingrate, and
who he says has insulted and double
crossed him. He says that his politic
al activity during the past few years
was inspired by a friendly desire to
help the Governor.
When at the time of the Democratic
primary last spring, L. L. McCandless
and his faction of the Democratic
party, launched a vigorous and syst..
ematic attack upon Governor Pink-
horn. Raymond, acording to his own
statement, went to the aid of the
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Wants Wide Tires But
How Wide Is Question
"I believe the supervisors should
pass a wide-tire ordinance for the
nrotection of our roads," declares W.
I. Wells, manager of the Haiku Co
operative Association, "But some care
should be used in framing sucn a law.
The suggestion that tires should in
crease an inch for each 250 pounds of
load seems ridiculous. What kind of
tire for instance would a man need for
three- or four-ton truck? Let's have
wide tires but let's use reason in the
John Little To Make Home
In Southern Calfornia
John Little, for the past five or six
years head book-keeper and cashier of
the Pioneer Mill Company, at Lahaina,
has resigned his position and with his
wife and daughter will leave Maui
tonight enroute to Southern California,
where they expect to locate perman
ently. Mr. Little's place has been nuea
by promotion of George L. Keeney,
who has been assistant book-keeper.
The departure of Mr. Little and his
family will be regretted by the many
friends they have made in the islands
during their residence of some twelve
or fifteen years. Defore coming to
Maul Mr. Little was connected with
the Walalua plantation, on Oahu.
FINED FOR STATUTORY OFFENSE
You Chon Hun, a Korean from Pu
unene, and Mrs. William Tulitino, Ha
waiian, of Paia, were convicted before
District Magistrate Anjo, or Manawai,
last week of adultery. The man was
fined $30 and the woman $10.
CHRISTMAS TREE AT
KUIAHA SCHOOL HOUSE
A very pleasant Christmas tree and
entertainment was given on Tuesday
evening at the Kuiaha school house
for the children of the neighborhood
Each child received a present. The
prom-am consisted of reticitations and
music. Mrs. Laura Hills and Mrs.
Will. J. Cooper each rendered vocal
selections. The ladies of the com
niunitv had urenared choice refresh
ments which 'were much appreciated
by both old and young. Following the
program an informal dance was held
County Gets Share
Of Bonus Money
Gamblers Flourish During Fat Season
On Plantations Fines For Week
The county of Maul profited from
plantation bonus money to the extent
of nearly $1000 during the past week.
It came in shape of fines and forfeited
cash bail of several dozen Oriental
gamblers taken in the police drag nets.
Most of the raids were made in the
camps of the Puunene plantation
where it is said some big games have
been in progress lately.
With the unwonted prosperity of
plantation laborers at present, due to
the heavy bonuses being distributed,
gambling is said to be flourishing all
over the territory ns never before, and
stories of big winnings are to be
heard. One Japanese from Puunene,
who had gotten a little stake of about
$100 from his hoe hanahana, Bhook
the bones to such good result that he
was swelling around early in the week
with $600 in his pockets. Then he
started for Honolulu, to take a steam
er to Japan, but at Lahaina he lost his
entire pile in less than half a day
when encountered by some fellow
countrymen a little smarter or luckier
Asks $5000 Damages
' For False Arrest
Chinese Was Searched For Opium On
Warrant Issued By Makawao
Magistrate, And Feelings Hurt
On behalf of District Magistrate
Joseph G. Anjo, of Makawao, County
Attorney Bevins has filed a demurrer
to the complaint of Dang Nam in the
latter's suit for $5000 damages, which
he claims to have suffered through
having had his person seached for
orium, on November seventh. The
.demurrer holds that the action agatnsi
the. magistrate is not warranted. The
case will probably come up after the
first of the year before Judge Edings.
Considerable interest attaches to
the case. The plaintiff Dang alleges in
his complaint, that he was arrested by
Police Officer Joseph Morris on a
"John Doe" search warrant, issued by
Judge Anjo, and subjected to the to
dignity of having his clothing gone
through in the presence of a gaping
crowd. No opium was brought to
light and the damage suit follows.
Eugene Murphey is attorney for Dang.
Judge Edings Reversed
In Hart Bond Case
In a decision handed down today
by the supreme court, orders made by
Circuit Judge W. S. Edings of Maul
holding that his court was without
jurisdiction to hear the cases brought
by the territory against the bondsmen
of Edmund H. Hart, are reversed ana
the cases remanded to the Valley
Island court for further proceeding.
Hart, 'w'ho was circuit court clerk,
recently was convicted of embezzle
ment. The territory sought to recover
the misappropriated funds by bringing
suit against Hart's bondsmen. Pleas
of the bondsmen to the jurisdiction of
the Maui court were sustained and the
territory appealed. Star-Bulletin.
Many Filipinos Seek To
Become American Citizens
During the past two or three weeks
a total of 120 Filipinos have taken out
their first papers of naturalization be
fore Clerk V. C. Schoenberg, of tne
second Circuit Court, and there are
Rome 400 others hoping to get into
the same class before the first of the
year. All of them are members of na
tional guard companies, and in order
to remain so they must dexlare their
Intention to become American citizens
Whether the 400 will be accommod
ated during the next week or not
depends upon whether on not the na.-
tional guard authorities can scare up
half a dozen assistants to aid Clerk
Schoenberg In the amount of clerical
OPENING OF COMMUNITY
HOUSE IN KAHULU
Thursday, December 28th is the date
set for the opening of the new Com
munity Building in Kahuiui and on
that evening the people of Kahuiui
and vicinity will be at home to see
their friends. The invitation Is especi
ally extended to the general publi
of Central Maul to be present on thl
occasion. The best music obtalnabl
is being secured and the ladies who
have charge of the evening's enter
tainment will spare no pains to insure
a good time to all.
U. S. Verging Towards
War Lansing Hints
Sensational American Note Causes General Specu
lationStock Market Demoralized "Not A
Threat," Is Word Given Out
WASHINGTON, December 21 Supplementing previous state-
ncnt, Secretary Lansing adds "note
l)licy of this government remains unchanged."
Danger of America's being drawn into the war, and our increasingly
critical position as a neutral, is one of moving considerations of the
President's note. Lansing stated that American rights are becoming
more involved and country is drawing nearer verge of war. America is
ntitled to know exactly what belligerents seek so we may regulate our
future conduct. Lansing said that
f our being drawn into the war should serve as a restraining force for
afeguardging American rights.
an early conclusion of the war. Note is not regarded as a peace move.
LONDON, December 21 Note of America has been revived by
foreign office. No statement yet made concerning it pending its con-
HONOLULU, December 22
Commission has jurisdiction jointly
mission in regulating Hawaiian railways. Papers of the Makee railway
turned over to Governor at his request by Public Utilities body.
Committee examined rorbes water
is secure, f orDes to take a mainland
LONDON, December 22
astonished at W ilson's move. Bonar
mow that later we and our children
Allied nations will not stop till German nation is punished for crimes of
its leaders, and taught that frightfulness cannot be made to pay at this
stage of the world's advancement.
Telegraph of London states it -is understood Kaiser will soon call
'Ambassador Gerard to discuss the
offering to mediate.
SAN FRANCISCO, December 22 John Spring, the Berkeley
millionaire, is sued by Miss Minnie Coggins, daughter of Mrs. Mary
Moore, who was killed in Honolulu by Spring s daughter a year ago in,
auto accident, for $50,000 damages.
VITRAMONT, France, December 22 American Ambassador
Sharp, laid the corner-stone of the first building in the village destroyed
utterly by guns. Funds for the rebuilding of the vilalge were raised by
Mrs. W llham H. Crocker, wife of the
WASHINGTON, December 22 Universal training bill will be
eady in January. General Scott says if we rely upon regulars for pro
tection, they must be tremendously increased.
NEW YORK, December 22 Schwab advocated lower tolls for
American ship canal, otherwise after the war this country will be at a
Jews holds mass-meeting in a campaign to raise $10,000,000 to
benefit Jews in Europe. Jacob Schiff and Jacob Rosenveld each gave
LONDON, December 22 Announced that government will re
lease Irish rebels at the close of the war.
NE WYORK, December 22
Slavs. Heavy artillery fire in west.
HONOLULU, December 21
Sugar Company is far above original estimate, averaging over 30,000,-
000 gallons daily. Since it was opened the flow has become more ample.
C. Y. Wilmarth, to be manager
Stenographer of Governor says
He was told that the governor was
before the 26th. The Doctor was
he replied he would.
Consuls here are reticent about
Forbes to call special meeting of
made on plans for Fort street wharves.
the sale of the Danish West Indies
at price of $25,000,000.
EL PASO, December 21 Battle between Carranzistas and Vil-
listas at Escalon, north of Torreon.
PEKING, December 21 Russian-Japanese, French and British
legations indicate a desire for American co-operation in a reorganized
loan of 10,000,000.
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A.
Sugar Price at -N. Y. 96 degrees
Kwa Flantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McBryde Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
Waialua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing & Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company
Kngeis Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company....
Onomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Railway lb Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
Hilo Railway (7 per cent Pfd.)
Hilo Railway (Common)
is a not threat to any government.
conditions indicateing the possibility
This situation may also bring about
Attorney general holds that Utilities
with Inter-State Commerce Com
front work which they determined
vacation soon, Dut date is not an
The majority of British press are
Law comments "We are fighting
may be assured of secure peace.
advisability of America's formally
president of a national bank in San ,
Teutons repulsed in Dobrudja br
Waiahole water flow for Oahu
of Pleasanton Hotel on return of
no rebuff was offered Dr. Raymond.
busy getting off last mail possible
asked to return the next moraine, and
Wilson's peace advances.
the harbor board to consider attack
21 Danish upper house has ratified
islands by vote of forty to nineteen.
M. December 23, 1916.
Olok. l4 Extra.