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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1916.
$65,500 Asked For
New School Houses
Total Of $113,500 Total Estimate Of Department
For Maui's School Needs For Next Two Years
-How Money Will Be Spent
Out of n total budget for general nnd special fund for the schools of
the territory of marly a milliom dollars for the next two-year period.
M:mi has an allotment of $113,.r00. This budget was considered and ap
proved by the school commissioners In Honolulu last week, and will be
reported to the legislature as a basis for appropriation.
, Maui's share of the total Is distributed as follows:
Honokowai, (Kaanapali) )
ruukolil. 2 room" 2tid0) coi'age (2000) refund ) 15,000
Kamebameha III, 4 bugalows (3000) add. to cottage (2000) )
KMiei, 1 cottage 1,500
Wailuku, 3 rooms (3000) 1 cottage (3500) . . . . : 6,500
Kahului. 1 room (1000) 1,000
Camp 10, 2 rooms (2000) 1 cottage (2000) refund 4,000
Spreckelsville, 1 room (1000) 1 cottage (2000) - 3,000
Puunene, 3 rooms (3000) 1 cottage (2500) 5,500
Keahua, 2 rooms (2000) 1 cottage (3000) 5,000
Paia, 2 rooms (2000) 1 cottage (2500) 4,500
Makawao, 1 room (1000) - cottage (3000) 4,000
Hamaku'apoko, 1 cottage (2000) 2,000
Makena, 1 cottage (1500) 1,500
Haiku, 2 rooms (2000) cottage (2000) 4,000
Halehaku, 1 room (1000) - cottage (2000) 3,000
Kaeleku, 1 room (1000) . . . . 1,000
Kaupo, 1 cottage (1500) ljsoO
Lanai, 1 school room and cottage combined (1500) 1500
Kaunakakui, 1 room (1000) 1,000
Repair and Maintenance
Janitor Service, etc.
Furniture and Fixtures
if n t j
many rnzes issuea
In Agronomy Section
List Of Prize Winners And Those Wh
Had Entries In One Of Most Im
portant County fair Division
Although somewhat late, there
still much Interest In the report
the prize winners and exhibitors
the agronomy Bection of the First
Maul County Fair which was complet
ed late last week. The list is as
Special Prizes and Cups.
- Territorial Marketing Division's
Prize for the best bag of beans of
any variety to Y. Yamamoto, Waia
New Era Homestead Farm's Cup
for the best exhibit of beans to Ere
hwon Ranch, Waiakoa, Kula.
, New Era Homestead Farm's Cup
for the best exhibit of potatoes to
Manuel de Rego, Waiohull, Kula.
New Era Homestead Farm's cup
for the best exhibit of corn to Hale
. akala Ranch, Makawao.
' Class B. Pineapples.
Best six ripe fruit
First Izona, Ulumalu.
Donnn Unllril Dnnh T T 1 1 1.-1 ,
' Third Honolua Ranch, Honolua.
Best three growing plants
First Haiku Fruit and Packing
Second Harold Rice.
Third Haiku Ranch.
Test six each; crowns, slips and
I li hoots
I I First Ha!ku Ranch.
Second New Era Homestead
i- Tbtrd Honolua Ranch.
I'.cst Exhibit of plants and fruit in
different stages of growth
First New Era Homestead Farms,
Second Haiku Fruit end Packing
ir' Class C. Field Beans.
fT3est 25 lbs. Maui Red
First Erehwon Ranch, Waiakoa,
Second Makawao Japanese, Maka
wao. (Continued on Page Two.)
Death ComesTo Carpenter
- As Result Of Injuries
Manuel Cabral, a kamaaina Po
tuguese carpenter of Wailuku, died in
Uie Malulanl Hospital about noon last
Saturday, December 23rd, as a result
of injuries he received two months
before in a fall from a scaffold. He
was fifty-two years of age, and is
survived by a wife and several
The accident which resulted in
Cabral's death occured on October
23rd, while he was working on a
house being built for Antone de Rego,
on Main street. The f fl was for a
distance of about seven, 'feet, and the
unfortunate man had bis back badly
injured, besides various other hurts!
Be Here Next Week
Famous Ingersoll Company Booked
For Two Performances At Weller
And Vasconcellos Houses
The Ingersoll Comedy Company,
which has been delighting Honolulu
theater goers for some weeks, will be
on Maui next week, according to in
formation received this morning by
Manager Pharos. Two performances
are scheduled. "So Long Letty," will
be given at the Wailuku Orpheum on
Thursday evening, January 4th, and
annthpr T 1 1 1 1 will lio crlvon nn Vrrnv
night at the Kahuiui Lyceum. TheFift icth An liversary Of Church Build-
louowmg is wnai ine Aavertiser nas
to say about a recent performance of
"So Long, Letty," the performance
of which was staged last night at the
Dijou, is putting an unusual ending to
the season of the Ingersoll Comedy
Company at the playhouse. It has
already sold out four houses, and bids
fair to do so again tonight, with the
possibility that, if It does, it will be
continued for a week. "So Long,
Letty," is far ahead of everything else
the Ingersoll people attempted during
their engagement here.
Constant applause interrupted the
performance last night, and the four
principals deserved all they got.
Frank Vack never did anything better,
nor did Pearl Jardiniere, who at last
has a real part and Is showing that
she is a good deal more than a funny
interpolation, and does the best work
of the season here. Jeanne Mai and
Kek Schilling are the other members
of the quartet whose romance has
been so comically displayed, and they
are just as good. The music Is tune
ful, catchy and well sung.
These four arc practically all of
"So Long, Letty," and no more are
needed. In spite of the fact this show
runs forty-five minutes longer than
the company's productions in the
past, there isn't a slow minute In it,
nor is there a minute when the situa
tion is not becoming funnier than it
was the minute previous. As a clever
comedy with few plays produced in
the past few seasons to equal it, and
Ingersoll players are doing it full
Former Maui Resident
Dies On California Ranch
Henry Nahaolelua, a rmtive Laha
ina. died at his home in Santa Cruz,
California, on December 12, according
to information received last ween,
He was a brother of Albert Kia Na-
haolelua, pressman of the Maui
Publishing Company, and of Mrs. John
C. Lane, wife of Mayor Lane, of Ho
The deceased was about forty-four
years of age and had lived In Call
fornia for some twenty years. He
was a prosperous rancher at Santa
Cruz at the time of his death. A
wife and four daughters survive him.
Bullet Through Wall
Kills Sleeping Baby
Peculiar Tragedy During Christmas
Celebration At Hamakuapoko Camp
Man Held On Suspicions
Struck by a bullet fired by an un
known band, Flora, the little three
ami n half year old daughter of Mr.
nnd Mrs. John Oouveia, of Hamakua,
without hr.ving recovered conscious
ness. The shooting occurred on Sun
day afternoon about 4:30 o'clock, the
balling coming through the wnll of
the room in which the child was lying
asleep on a bed. The missile, which
was probably from a 32 calibre revol
ver, entered the baby's head Just
above the ear, and lodged in the brain
near the base of the skull.
A Torto Riean named Fernandez
Planesi. who lived in the camp about
160 feet from the Gouveia home, Is
being held by the police on suspicious
of having fired the shot, though he
denies vigorously that he even owns
a firearm. There is no doubt that the
shot was a random one, since no one
firing at the house, even intentionally,
could have had any idea of hitting
A bullet-pierced banana leaf outside
the Gouveia residence enabled Sheriff
Crowell, who investigated the case,
to determine the direction in which
the shot was fired, and this indicates
that it came from a window of the
house occupied by Planesi. At the
time of the shooting a party of Porto
Rican merry-makers were playing and
singing near the corner of Planesl's
house, but according to the course the
bullet must have taken, they were at
too low an elevation for it to have
come from them.
The case is a peculiarly sad one.
The mother of the dead child was in
another part of the house when one
of her other children ran in saying
that the baby had bloody on its face.
The cries of the frantic mother
brought a crowd of neighbors, but it
was some time before the excited
community could appreciate how the
child had been shot. The fact that
firecrackers were being fired all
through the camp, in celebration of
Christmas, explains why the revolver
shot seems not to have been noticed
Planesi today confessed to Sheriff
Crowell thit he fired the shot. He
was simply celebrating, he said.
Church Of Good
- Stephen! Jubilee
ing In Wailuku To Be Celebrated
On Christmas day of fifty years
ago, that is, in tno year iuo, me
congregation of the Church or tne
Good Shepl erd worshiped for the first
time iji its own church building. That
buildjng now forms part of the pres
ent parish house. For many months,
indeed, from the 25th of February, ot
18G6, the congregation had worshiped
under the pastoral leadership of the
Rev. Geor.jo Whipple, in a school
house which stood opposite to the
present Maui hotel, on the site now
occupied by The Maui News and, by
what may Be called "Lawyers' Row."
The anniversary services to ceieDr-
ate the "Jubilee" of the founding ot
the congregation, and also of the
opening for public worship of its first
church building, will oe neiu in un
church of the Good Shepherd on Sun
day morning, at the. usual hour of
worship, 11 o'clock. There will be
Thn Ttertor and vestry very cordial
ly invite all friends of the Church and
the public generally to tne services.
Christmas Service At
Wailuku Union Church
At the Wailuku Union Church last
Sunday ev ning, an unusually beauti
ful Christmas service wbb held, in
spite of the very bad weather large
audience gathered. Mlns Mary E.
Hoffmann played old Christmas carols
for the organ recital before the serv
ice. Familiar Christmas hymns were
sung ty tne congregation, wnu
special choir under the direction ot
Mrs. L. C. Jones heautiiuuy renuereu
"While Shepherds Watched their
Flocks by Night" and "Now the Sun
has Sunk to Rest." Mrs. Jones sang
as a solo Adams' "Holy Night." The
senium by Rev. Mr. Dodge the min
ister of the church, was upon the
topic "Casting out JVar," which was
listened by most attentively.
Some seventy-five enormous sprays
of poinsettia, also bamboo and roses
were used as decorations. The church
was unusually beautiful and was. ar
ranged by a commit tee of ladies of
the Women's Aid Society. The speci
al offering was for the Hawaiian
board of Missions.
Christmas Celebration Fire May
Have Been Incendiarv Origin
Late development that Punihale
was murdered and the house burned
to hide the crime. Hu was placed
under arrest today. Witnesses have
testified that durnlng the drunken'row
Hu struck Punihale with a lantern
and then with a heavy bowl, knock
ing him unconscious. The police be
lieve that Hu later set fire to the
bouse believing the limn dead! It Is
supposed that he forgot the presence
of his own son, who was burned so
badly that he died later.
As a climax to almost a week of
Christmas celebration in which booze
played a prominent part, Joseph Pu
nihale, of Hana, was burned to a cind
er, Joseph Hu, a ten-year old boy was
so badly burned that he died later,
while a murder charge may be lodged
against one or more Hana residents.
The tragedy occured near midnight
on Wednesday, when the small house
of George Hu, near the county stables
in Hana, was burned to the ground.
Punihale, who was asleep in the build-
l ing was incinerated, Hu made his
escape uninjured, but can tell little
about the matter, and his young son
who escaped by jumping through a
w-'ndow with his clothing in a blaze,
was bo badly injured that he died
about one o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Earlier in the eveing the place had
been crowded with revelers who had
been hanging about the place and
drinking since Christmas. The party
broke up about eleven o'clock on ac
count of a row which started, in
which Punihale is said to have had a
prominent part. All of the crowd left
except Hu and his son and Punihale,
who went to bed.
How the house caught fire is not
known, though from the fact of the
fight, the police are not certain that
it may not have been the worlr of an
incendiary. Sheriff Crowell left this
morning for Hana where he expects to
hold an inquest at which the matter
will be thoroughly investigated.
Puuihale was a luna on the Kaeleku
Sugar Company's plantation. He is
survived by a wife- and three
children. The dead boy was not
thought at first to be badly burned,
but is supposed to have inhaled the
flames through which he ran in escap
ing from the house.
Overturns The Poi
Young Ctlebrators Pay Fifteen Dollars
Each For Their Fun With Poi
Just to show how strong three hiH
ky youns fellow filled with booze real
ly are, Antone Palu, William Cockett,
and Kaehu grabbed a poi wagon own
ed by the Maul Poi Factory, turned
it upside down, spilled the poi. on the
road, and chased the Chinese driver
into the brush. The demonstration
tookplaee on the road '.o Waihee,
just beyond the Iao stream, on Christ
mas morning. In police court on Wed
nesday morning Palu and Kaehu were
fined f 15 for their fun, and Cockett
forfeited a like amount which he had
deposited as cash hail.
New Kindergartner For
Kahului Is Appointed
At a meeting of the Kahului Kind
ergarten Committee held this week at
the Haldwin National Hank. Miys
Myrtle Hannah, of Honolulu was en
gaged to be the successor ot Miss
A. R. Swain, who came in September
to take up the work oi the kindergar
ten, but who taught for only five
weeks. Miss Hannah has " been the
house guest of Mr. John Guild of
Honolulu, and has a wide circle of
friends in the city. She comes with
the very highest recommendations to
take up the position in Kahului. She
will occupy the cottage in the parson
age yard, and will probably board with
Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant.
There were a largo number of ap
plicants for the Kahului position. The
Committee felt, that In Miss Hannah
nil unusual opportunity was presented
in view of the fact she is a train
ed kindergartner who had taken
special work under Miss Frances
Lawrence and has had a great deal
of practical experience in actual
practice work n Honolulu.
Miss Hannat is expected to begin
her work immediately when the new
term begin in January. The school
numbers orer sixty pupils. It is
probably that she will be furnished
'with at 1'ast one assistant.
Wilson's Note Now
Prospect Good That Both Sides Will Submit Replies
-Railroads And Unions Still" At Outs-Will
Try To Have Chinese Admitted To Hawaii
HONOLULU, December 29 Harbor board announces as third
member of investigating committee, Ed. Fogarly.
Y. J. Sheldon to be on civil service commission. ,
WASHINGTON, December 29 Resources of national banks
aggregate $50,000,000 more than combined government banks of Japan,
Russia, Italy, Germany, England, France, Spain, . Nethlands and
NEW YORK, December 29 Brotherhoods and railroads split.
Railroads refusing to put eight hour in force the first of the year, with
out awaiting the test of constitutionality, now before supreme court.
Union leaders declare they are entitled to benefit provided by bill soon
as it becomes effective, regarless of the possible finding of supreme
WASHINGTON, December 29 Army staff reported drafting
sex ice bill on Argentine model which provides that males from sixteen
to forty-five years shall be eligible for duty in militia in war.
LONDON, December 29 Press is urging Allies to follow Rus
sia's example and declare upon what terms they are wiling to end the
war, and what they are fighting for.
Switzerland reports declare that Austria is desperate and may soon
sue for separate peace. No credence to this is given here.
Sinking of the Westminster, admiralty declares to have been
climax of savagery. Lifeboats were
NEW YORK, December 29
Wort Homme, and Hill 300 repulsed
ncing at Sukshani, W allachia, pressing Russians and Rumanians.
HONOLULU, December 28 It has been learned that Hindle
when in Washington last August made a request to be allowed to bring
Chinese laborers to Hawaii. Hearing was had before a house com
mittee. He emphasized the need of
Woman arrested Monday night
cell, was found by surgeon's assistant to have been dead when arrested.
Husband of woman has now been arrested charged with having beaten
the woman until she died. .
Details learned of a crooked
$1000 from another by displaying
also put up. At cry of police money and tins both disappear.
Blackmail believes a survey of Hawaii's schools is unnecessary but
should be welcomed because a good showing could be made.
Orders issued changing classification of Kauai national guard.
LOS ANGELES, December 28-David Caplan sentenced to ten
NLW lOKK, December 28
at conference that if the Adamson
controversy shall be settled on basis of swithemen s award.
WASHINGTON, December 28 Austria's reply received.
Mexican note now in hands of Lane.
. EL PASO, December 28 Gen. Herrera, Col. Oroczo, Carranzistas,
and Villa's secretary, Garcia, killed
is rejort here.
SAN ANTONIO, December
Torreon has been retaken.
NEW YORK, December
S33,000,000 with New York and
deposits ever recorded.
WASHINGTON, December 28
banks appointing Bank of England
lihood that similar policy will be
Japan, and Australia.
It has become known that Germany will not permit road to peace
negotiations to be blocked by refusal of entente to enforce without
prior knowledge of her terms.
confidential exchange of broad
necessary to bridge gap that threatens to prevent assemblage of delegates.
Intimation statement of this disposition is to be communicated to
America soon. Official text of German reply has arrived. It is assert
ed no confidential communication
Carranza answer is to be delivered this afternoon. It is under
stood to contain suggestions for modifications. It is said to be carefully
worded to avoid ending of negotiations. Mexican official said door
has not been closed.
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 1C:30 A.
Sugar Price at N. Y. 96 degrees
L'wa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McDryde Sugar Company
Uahu Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company'
Pioneer Mill Company
Waialua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing &. Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company
i:ng( Is Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Ouomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oaliu Railway &. Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
Ililo Railway (7 per cent Pfd.)
Hilo Railway (Common)
Honokaa . .
shelled by diver's gun. Ship was
Teuton's offensive at Verdun, Le
with heavy losses. Teutons adv-
Chinese in the rice industry.
booked as' drunk, and taken to a
opium game. Three Japanese secured
fifty tins of dope on table. Money
Brotherhoods of railroads suggested
law is upheld by the supreme court,
by Villa after Torreon occupation,
28 Carranza has-telegraphed that
28 Morgan company has deposited
Philadelphia assay officers. Largest
Authorization of federal reserve
agent of the New York bank like-'
taken for connections with China,
Teutons, it is understood, will permit
tentative terms through Wilson, if
from Ambassador Gerard accom
M. December 29, 1916.