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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 1917.
Bills Would Boost Many Maui Salaries
(Continued From Page One.)
Makawao 1200 1320
Hana 900 1080
Molokal 600 900
Park For Hana
Representative Joseph has Introduc
ed a resolution calling for the ex
change of land of the Kaeleku Sugar
Company for government land of
equal value, the acquired land to he
used for a public park at Hana.
Something Doing In Schools
Representative Walsh, who Is on the
aouse committee on education, is tak
:i a great amount of interest in school
matters, and he intimates that there
will be a good deal of general Interest
to the public before the session is over
He returned this morning from Maui
vhere he went with Chairman Mar-
iiuez, and Representatives Ahuna and
Kawaha, of the education committee,
to look into affairs at Lahainaluna
It seoniB likely that the plan to turn
the old institution into mechanical
lines, rather than agricultural, and to
nut it in charge of a separate commls
.ion. will be carried out.
. There is very good prospect that
.eachers salaries will receive a sub-
otant'al boost. Governor Pinkham hav
ing recommended $71,000 additional
on this account. Other bills are also
Jlkely to be introduced with the same
object in view. Representat've Mar-
Hiez' H. B. 131, raises from $15,000 to
$67,000 the monthly payroll of
teachers, supervisors and princip
als, plus sixty dollars, instead
of fifty as at present, additional for
every thirty-five children of school age
i'.dd'?d to the enrolment of the public
schools after June 39, next.
Opposition To Congressional Junket
There is some doubt as to whether
the $40,000 appropriation for bringing
a congressional party to the islands
will go through. Kauai is said to be
opposing the proposition on the
grounds that she never gets anything
from the federal government, and
doesn't propose helping pay for a
pleasure trip for a lot of mainlanders.
There has been also some opposition
from Hawaii, but not serious. The
bill passed the House today and is
riow in the Governor's hands. It Is
understood the Governor will veto the
measure, and whether it can be pass
ed over his veto, with the other oppo
sition against it, is a question.
Paschoal Wants Armories
Representative Paschbal has a bill
now before the finance committee
calling for $46,000 to pay for six
armories on Maul as follows: Lahai
na, $15,000; Kahului, $7000; Puunene,
$7000; Haiku, $6000; Wailuku, $5000,
and Kaanapali, $6000, a total of $46,
000. Paring Down Process Begins
Reducing by nearly half a million
dollars the amount asked for by the
board of health, the ways and means
committee of the senate on Monday
reported a budget bill (S. B. 52) total
ing $3,479,852. The Governor's budget
called for $5,267,489.93, or over one
and three-quarter million dollars more
than the estimated revenues. The se
nate committee pared something off
all along the line. The national guard
demands get hit heavily, but are still
over $200,000 against $40,000 two
years ago. The cuts for the board of
General, from $41,400 to $33,800;
sanitation, $106,580, $68,760; quaran
tine, $54,000, $47,760; mosquito cam
paign, $36,120, $25,920; prevention and
cure of tuberculosis, $175,000, $120,
000; insane asylum, $138,000, $125,400;
new buildings, $150,000 (cut out).
Tavares Hands Out A Slam
There was a spirited fight put up on
Tuesday on H. B. 147, introduced by
he Judiciary committee as a substi
tute bill, when the measure came up
for third reading. The bill would pro
hibit the attorney-general, his deput
ies, and the several county attorneys
rind their deputies from appearing as
counsel in cases other than govern
mental. Lyman of Hilo painted a tearful
word picture of how some county at
torneys almost starve on the salaries
they receive and if they were not al
lowed to engage in private practise,
why, how could they live? He mov
ed to strike from the bill all reference
io county attorneys and their deputies.
Walsh supported Lyman. Silva and
Andrews supported the bill. If coun
ty attorneys were not getting enough
salary, give them more, but make
them tend to the public's business un
iiampor. d, they argued.
Tr.varfs told how he knew that cer
tain county attorneys went out of their
way to impair their official usefulness
by accepting outride law works.
"On Maui people are arrested for
adultery and similar crimes and the
cases never go to trial," he said. They
are dropped in the long run. And
why? Because those who are paid to
prosecute undertake to represent the
principals in divorce cases. And that
is the end of it all."
The motion to table the deletion of
the county attorneys and their deput
ies from the provisions of the hill was
lost, announced Speaker Holsteln. It
was a close vote, which ever way it
did really go.
Before the motion to adopt the
amendment could be put, however, Ly
man moved to defer further consider
ation of the hill until next Monday.
This carried and it probably saved
the amendment for the time being.
Abatement Bill Fight
Honolulu's efforts to abate the bo
c'al evil through a bill which would
close houses of ill fame through in
junction against the owners of the pro
perty, has been a warm issue in the
city for the past several weeks, and
the legislature is now the storm cent
er. A mass meeting held In the Opera
House last Saturday night strongly
supported the idea, which is said to be
successful in its object in a number
of states, notably Iowa. The senate
will hold a hearing on the matter,
open to the public, on Friday after
noon of this week, before a committee
of the whole, over which Senator
Cooke will preside. The bill being
considered is S. B. 10.
Marketing Division Bills
By two bills fathered by Represent
ative Gerrlt Wilder, it is proposed to
take the territorial marketing division
entirely out of the hands of the federal
experiment station, which originally
started the work, and to make it a
separate division of the territory. The
bill provides for the scope of the div
ision, much as It is at present, and of
the duties of the superintendent. A
second bill provides a revolving fund
of $15,000 which is to supply working
capital for the institution . It speci
fies that all accounts with producers
shall be settled monthly, of oftener.
Provides For Small Farmers
Provision whereby small farmers
may take up government land on a
yearly rental of four percent of the
assessed value, the lease to be for
999 years; and with an additional
rental of twenty cents an acre for each
one-tenth of a cent increase In the
price of sugar above three cents, is
made in a bill introduced in the house
today by Representative Norman K.
The bill adds a new portion to chap
ter 30 R. L. 1915, which relates to the
disposition of public lands. Under the
bill the land commissioner is author
ized to set aside from time to time
portions of public lands for occupa
tion as homesteads. Th's land shall
he selected only from agricultural
and pastoral lands, and each applic
ant shall not he given more than 40
rcres, or land of size sufficient for sup
porting an ordinary family. It is pro
ved that, reads be surveyed to com
municate the lots with a public road.
If Representative Norman Lyman,
of Hawaii gets half of the money he
wants for his county he should con
sider h'mself in luck. Following his
plan to raise $400,000 for a concrete
road to the Volcano by a special in
come tax, he last week asked for
$103,500 for eight armories for the
Big Island, $140,000 for a new high
school, $50,000 for a reservoir for
South Hilo, and $7500 for a survey of
a road from Hilo to Kona, between
Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.
Representative Walsh has introduc
ed a bill providing that all school
books needed in the public schools
shall be supplied to pupils at cost, and
parents or guardians required to buy
them as necessary for the children
in their care. In case parents or
guardians refuse or neglect to do this,
books shall he furnished the children
and the cost assessed and collected as
a part of the tax account of the per
son in question.
H. B. 162, introduced last Saturday
by Representative Walsh of Maul,
provides, "Any teacher who has been
in the service in Hawaii for twenty-five
years or more and whose
snlary for five years before retirement
has not averaged more than six hundr
ed dollars a year, may, instead of
making a cash payment to equal the
amount short of the required twenty
percent receive half of the
pension, until such time as the re
maining half equals the amount of the
shortage, after which said teacher
shall, receive the full pension.".
Proceeding in a criminal nnora.
tion, employing "cappers," or "steer
ers" obtaining a fee on the assumption
that on incurable disease may be cur
ed, betraviner n nrnfpsnlnnal oorrot
advertising one's medcal business in
wnicn untruthrul statements are
made, committing an offense involving
moral turpitude, habitual intemper
ance and the use of habit-formine
Charging that during the past four
years parcels of public land and other
public property have been sold ana
that government reports make no men
tion of such sales. Representative Ly
man has introduced in the house Re
solution No. 27 calling for an invest
Representative Levi Joseph got a
bill in last week which would permit
a barber to shave a man up to 10
o'clock on Sunday morning without
being a law-breaker. The bill also
gives the same privilege to meat, fish,
and vegetables dealers, and laundry
men. Anothpr mpflRiiro whih tho T.nhn-
tna. mpmhpr wnnlrl liVp tn pot thrmifh
would provide for giving a pension
equal to half of ther salary at time of
retirement to policemen who have
served for 15 years.
Brown is also supporting a bill
making it unlawful for the school de
partment to employ a married woman
as teacher in the public schools whose
husband Is earning $125 or more per
A drastic bill governing the powers
of the treasurer to revoke license for
the practise of medicine and surgery
was Introduced by Representative An
drews. It provides that licenses may
be revoked for the following persons:
A bill for the relief of T. B. Lyons
appropriating $450 to pay him for land
taken to enlarge the -school grounds
of the Royal School in Honolulu, has
leen introduced by Representative
A petition has been received from
the inmates of the Molokal settle
ment asking that the Hawaiian Band
be permitted to accompany the legis
lators on their regular bi-ennial visit
to the settlement.
High School Notes
A meeting of the Maui High School
County board of supervisors was held
last Wednesday. They passed the
following ordinances that (1) no per
son shall mutilate or deface in any
way whatsoever any property. The
Judge shall decide the penalty. (2)
Any person desiring to practise law
shall obtain, first, license from the
board of supervisors.
Examinations start on March 22,
and continue until March 29, the fol
lowing is the schedule:
Thursday, March 22 Seniors, Eng
lish; Juniors, Cicero; SophmoreB,
Caesar; Fresh, Latin.
Friday, March 23 S'enlors, History;
Juniors, English; Sophmores, Geomet
ry; FreBh, Algebra.
Monday, March 26 Seniors, Ger
man II; Juniors, German III; Soph
mores.German II; Fresh, German I.
Tuesday, March 27 Seniors, Adv.
Algebra; Juniors, Adv. Algebra; Soph
mores, History; Fresh, English; P. M.
Wednesda, March 28 SeniorB, Phy
sics; Juniors, Physics; Sophmores,
English; Fresh, Typewriting.
Thursday, March 29 Seniors. Type
writing; Juniors.Hlstory; Sophmores,
Biology; Fresh, History.
Below is the program of exercises
which were held at the school last
Recitation Dorothea Krnuss
A scene from Maebeth Irene Wells,
Ru'h Parker, Elizabeth Lindsay,
Walter Murdoch, Richard Linton,
David Kapohaklmohewa, Sanford
There will be another program for
this Friday, which is as follows:
A scene from Mid-Summer Nights
Dream, with the following characters:
Prologue Jack Walker
Pyrimus Edward Walsh
Thlcbe Nils Tavares
Wall Scott Niooll
Moon Harold Sauers
Lion Takio Kanda
There will also be a scene from Ju
lius Caesar with these characters:
Brutus Harold Sauers
Casslus Scott Nicoll
Song , School
Several Maui Cases On
Supreme Court Calendar
The following Maul cases come, up
in the supreme court, in Honolulu
during the March term:
Maul Meat Market, a domestic cor
poration vs. J. W. Kalua. Appeal
from district magistrat of Wailuku.
Territory of Hawaii vs. Lam Bo.
Error to circuit court, second circuit.
Territory of Hawaii vs. T. W. Fer
guson. Appeal from district magis
trate of Makawao.
Mrs. Namai Leialoha vs. Mahial.
Error to circuit court, second circuit.
H. B. 147, introduced by the Judici
ary committee, would prohibit the at
torney-general, his deputies, or any
county attorney from accepting cases
in private practice.
Representative Leal, of Hawaii, has
had passed the House, a bill providing
a penalty for .anyone who spreads
poison abroad without first making
proper notice of the fact.
Paschoal has introduced a resolu
tion in the House to raise the clothing
allowance of the inmates of the Molo-
kai settlement from $10 to $16 per
A bill appropriating $20,000 for
roads in the Waiohuli-Keokea home
steads, has been introduced 'by Re
Representat've John Brown, Jr., is
fathering a bill calling for $8000 for
extending the Kula pipeline to the
Waiohului-Keokea beach lots.
Leal's bill to prevent the dismis
sal of a school teacher without a trial,
was however tabled in the House. (H.
Mosaman's bill to exempt persons
more than five children from payment
of personal taxes failed to get out of
the house, and died by the table route.
A fine of not less than $50 nor more
than $250 may be imposed for dyna
miting flsh, is a bill by Representative
Miles, of Oahu goes through.
The bill which would give deputies
sheriff the right to. issue marriage
licenses has been killed in the Senate.
Leal's H. B. 80, prohibiting circuit
Judges from appointing their clerks
of court as masters in chancery, r
to other positions in which they draw
fees, passed the House by vote of 19
to 6, on Tuesday.
Senator Cooke introduced a concur
rent resolution for an investigation to
determine the feasibility and cost of
establishing a hydraulic electric plant
at Kalaupapa, Molokal, for light and
power for the leper settlement.
Representative Paschoal has intro
duced a resolution asking for $6000
for a two-room school building and
teacher's cottage at Kamalo, Molokal.
A territorial fair bill, carrying $6000
appropriation, passed in the senate
this week. It provides for a commis
sion of three to be appointed by the
Governor to handle the fair, and, by
amendment of Pacheco, to hold office
for four years. Senator Cooke is the
father of the bill. It is proposed to
hold the fair In Honolulu annually be
ginning next fall.
Fair Women Ask And Then Proceed
To Woo The Muse And In The
Doing Make Some News
Lahaina has a hustling literary club,
though the rest of Maui doesn't hear
very much about it, except occasion
ally. Recently, however, the ladies of
the organization have grown tired of
waiting for promised improvement of
sanitary conditions, and accordingly
have started a poetical campaign
which ought to get action in short
Here are some of the effusions of
the last meeting:
The Near-Suffragette's Soliloquy
To vote or not to vote, that is the
Whether 'tis nobler In man's eye to
sit at home with second-hand
Than to want to vote against a sea of
evils, and thus by voting end
. them, t
To know; to vote; Ah, yes, and by the
vote to say we end
The grafting and the thousand politic
al machines that governments
are heir to!
'Tis a consummation devoutly to be
To know; to vote; to vote perchance
to graft Aye, there's the rub.
For to franchised woman what tempta
tions may come when we have
entered political conventions.
Must give us pause. In such corrup
tion we hear the death knell of
The ad Story Of Little Willie
Little Willie, quite unwitting
Merrily played beside a swamp,
Thinking, in his childish error,
Twas a dandy place to romp.
At the funeral Willie's mother
Sadly said to Mrs. Brown,
"Twas a sorry day for William
When we brought him to this town."
The Mosquito Question
There was an old 'skeeter who lived
near the water,
She lived and she bred there no mat
ter who fought her,
She's so many children they flew all
And bit all the people white, yellow
They made babies cry and big people
Till the Club decided no more must
So the question now confronting the
Is what in the world are they going to
Swat The Fly!
I've been reading sanitation
And I have no hesitation
In confessing that I know but little
of the laws,
But it long has been my habit
When I see a fly to nab it,
Fgr I know it carries germs upon its
Th next of the Donular Puunene
Club dances will be given on Saturday
March 17. and will be a St. ratricK s
An tmnnrtant meetine of Aloha
Lodge K. of P., will be held at Castle
Hnti tomorrow evening for degree
work on several candidates.
v r. Rrhopnhere. M. R. Klester. and
Dr. Hoeffer made the ascent of the
high peak on the north side of Iao
Vailpv last Sundav. The climb was
a strenuous one, but all declare it was
well worth the effort.
V Tl fnmprnn. whose efforts as
director of the last Maul county fair
did so much to make the undertaking
a success, has had his services recogn
ized by the committee in a tangible
way In the presentation to him of a
beautifully engraved Waltham watch.
Tho rtinnpr-danre at the Grand Ho
tel last Saturday evening was one of
tyia.mnat nipnannt nf these dances yet
given, and was well attended. Miss
Mary Hart and Miss Samson won
prizes for stopping on the right spot
when the music stopped playing. An
other dance la announced for tomor
The Valley Isle Theater which rec
ently was sold on foreclosure of mort
gage, has been leased by Weller &
Vasconcellos and will soon be opened
again under the name of the "Hip
podrome." It is understood that it
will be a ten-cent houBe, while the
feature films will continue to be shown
at the Orpheum, which is being great
ly improved by the addition of a large
new stage and fly-gallery.
Laurlano Garcia, Spanish, aged
18, employed as brakeman on the
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Com
pany's plantation at Puunene, may
lose his life as a result of falling bene
ath a plantation locomotive, last Tues
day afternoon. While attempting to
jump on the tender of the engine his
foot slipped and he fell beneath the
wheels. His left leg was badly crush
ed. He is in the Puunene hospital.
March 8 Angus MacPhee, 40 and
Katherine 'Deutchmann, 26, both of
March 8 Yee Sung No. 31, Korean;
arfd Maggie Yee, 24 Part-Hawaiian,
both of Tuunene.
Mrs. Jack Bergstrom is visiting
friends in Honolulu this week.
Mrs. D. T. Fleming, of Honolua, Is
in Honolulu this week.
P. H. Ross, manager of the local
theaters, returned last Saturday from
a short business trip to Honolulu.
Senator H. A. Baldwin returned to
Honolulu on Saturday night after a
quick business trip to Maul.
Mrs. W. S. Nicoll, of Hamakuapoko,
has returned from a visit with friends
Miss McCarthy, of Honolulu, Is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Frank Burns, at
A. Borba, the Market street nierch
ant, was a business visitor to Honolu
lu this week.
J. C. Blair, of the Island Electric
Company, returned this morning from
a business trip to Honolulu.
Paul F. Lada, of the Howell En
glneerlng Company, made a quick
business trip to Honolulu last Friday
night, returning the following evening.
H. B. Penhallow, manager of the
Wailuku Sugar Company, was In Ho
nolulu on business the early part of
Mrs. H. Streubeck, of Wailuku, re
turned home by Tuesday's Claudine
from Honolulu where made a short
H. Gooding Field, head booster of
the Hawaii Tuna Club, was a passeng
er to Honolulu by last Saturday's
Rev. J. Charles Villiers, of the
Church of the Good Shepherd, was a
passenger to Honolulu by Monday
night s Mauna Kea.
Capt. and Mrs. R. P. Harbold, of
Wailuku, are in Honolulu this week,
where Capt. Harbold was called on ar
Miss Dollie Henning, of Kuiaha, re
turned on Tuesday from Honolulu
where she had been visiting friends
for several weeks.
George S. Raymond, school inspec
tor, who has been working on Maui
for several weeks, returned to Hono
lulu on Monday night
"Tommie" Dunn, for several years
assistant manager for the Maul Wine
& Liquor Company, has restened to
accept the position of clerk and book
keeper for the Maui Hotel.
Capt. Harbold, 25th U. S. Infantry,
and Instructor of the local national
guard, was a passenger to Honolulu on
Monday night. He is expected back
J. P. Foster, mill superintendent of
the Maul Agricultural company, was a
returning passenger this week from
the Coast where he has been for some
weeks on business.
Wallace Alexander, of San Francis
co, and John Waterhouse, of Honolu
lu, are on Maui this week visiting the
Alexander & Baldwin properties of
which they are directors. .
Howard Waight, a recent arrival
from the CoaBt, has taken a position
as superintendent for Charles Savage,
the Wailuku building contractor. He
is living at the Wailuku Hotel.
L. E. Arnold, of the Hawaiian Pine
apple Company, was an arrival this
morning on his regular visit to the
Haiku cannery. He will return to Ho
nolulu tomorrow night.
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Murdoch, who
have been in town enjoying Carnival
week, left for their home on Maul Fri
day evening. While in town they
were the house-guests of Mr. and Mrs.
John Guild. Star-Bulletin.
Miss Anne Parker and Miss Mar
garet McCarthy leave next Tuesday
for a two weeks visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Burns of Maul. Miss
Parker leaves for her Oakland home
the end of this month. Star-Bulletin.
Mrs. Solander, of Alaska, who has
been visiting her mother, Mrs. Carl
Sommerfeld, of Kuiaha for several
months, will leave tomorrow for Hono
lulu on her way back to her farnorth
J. C. Blair, superintendent of the
Island Electric Co., was summond to
Honolulu this week to appear before
the public utilities commission, which
body is investigating the affairs of
E. C. Moore, of the extension divi
sion staff of the Hawaii experiment
station, was a passenger to Honolulu,
by Wednesday's Claudine, where he
goes In connection with a number ol
agricultural bills pending in the legis
lature. Representative John J. Walsh,
spent Sunday at his home in Kahului.
He returned to his legislative duties
in Honolulu after Investigating at
fairs at Lahainaluna with other memb
ers of the House committee on educa
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Gillen have taken
the W. S. Chillingworth home in Wells
Park, for the several months the leg
islature will be in session. Mr. Chil
lingworth is serving as stenographer
on a legislative committee, and his
family is visiting in Honolulu.
Rev. Rowland B. Dodge, agent of
the Hawaiian board for Maui, is plan
ning to attend the national council of
the Congregational churches meetng
in Los Angeles, Cal., from June 26
to July 3. He was chosen to represent
Fleming H. Revell, of Chicago, a
prominent leader in welfare work of
various kinds in the United States, is
visiting the Molokai settlement this
week, in course of his investigations.
While on Maul he will be a guest of
Mr and Mrs. Harold Rice.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fisher, of San
Francisco, who are spending a several
months' vacation in the Islands, are at
the Wailuku Hotel for a month, dur
ing which time they will leisurely see
what is to be seen on Maui. They
made the Haleakala trip yesterday.
Many Tourists Make
Ascent Of Haleakala
The following visitors to Maul have
made the Haleakala trip during the
past ten days through the Promotion
Committee's new service and the Ma
Thos. T. Kerl, Cour de Alene, Idaho;
Frank W. Forbes, Fannie E. Forbes,
Westboro, MaBs; Dorothy B. Dyer,
O. P. Dyer, Tearl Harbor, Oahu; Caro
line S. Livermore, San Francisco;
Chas. F. Dole, Boston; R. P. Harbold,
Schofleld Barracks; Floyd Payne, Mrs.
Payne, Indianapolis; Richard C.
Bourne, William, J. Fleming, Cleve
land; Elmer E. Garnsey, Herbert Ear
lecllffe, Santa Barbara, Cal.,Helene E.
Ellers, Portland, Ore., John W. Stew
art, Geo. M. Bard, New York, Max E.
Friedmann. Milwaukee, Wis., Chas. H.
Louis, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Jose
ph E. Brown, Kalamazoo, Mich., Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Canfteld, Oregon City,
Ore., Mr. and Mrs. J. Ansel Brooks,
Providence, R. I.
National Guard Orders
The following named enlisted men
have been transferred from the Third
Hawaiian Infantry, Maui, to the First
Infantry, Oahu: Wagoner Robs ,Spen.
cer, Jr., Supply Company, Second Regi- .
ment; Pvts. Eddie Harvest, Company
A; Ynosincio Ayo, Gonsalo Chamson,
Manuel Duena, Melqulades Gulbara,
Salustlano Guzman, Augistlne Man
shtto, and Victor Palma, Company G,
Third Infantry; Corpl. William Pauole
and Tvts. Tom Kim Sing and George
Kailihou, Company E. Third Hawaiian
Pvt. E. N. Awana, detached medical
department, Third Hawaiian Infantry,
has been transferred to the territorial
medical department, Honolulu.
Pvt. Pedro Albarez, Company G,
Third Infantry, has been ordered d!6
charged by reason of conviction by
Mikahala Breaks Shaft
Likelike Taking Place
Vnt Dvorv Ktpnmpr cantaln has the
luck to have his steamer break her
tall shaft when and not until sne is
tying up at the wharf after a rough,
Cnnh an pirnni-loTIPP hpfpil Cant. MOS-
es Naopala, master of the Inter-Island
ntoamoi- Mikahala pnrlv Sundav morn
ing when the Maui, Molokai and Lanal
packet was being maae iasi o me
wharf at Pier 13.
Tk cirtnnpr had lust teleeraDhed
the engine room to reverse the propel
ler when the tan snail orone m
fa'r and squair. Had the accident
hnnnonnrf soturHav nteht. in the chan
nel between Molokai and Oahu the
result might have been disastrous, n
.1 Vina n wfrplpRR WltQ
which to call for assistance. The bad
weather met during the round voyage
is believed to have strained the shaft.
t n afternoon the Mlkaha will
ift i n luu .ww
go on the Inter-Island drydock for re
pairs. It is thought a new shaft will
have to be installed. The Likelike
in -Kito fnr tho Mikahala this
Will duuouiuh. -
weei.:, leaving at 5 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon on the oisaDieu uobi a i uu.
Haiku Farmers Endorse
. -tt-ii... rnmAi.o' AanniMfltlon
ine naiiiu i-nmco
has adopted the following resolutions
relative to vne iemwi
WHEREAS, The Haiku Farmers
Association believes that the lands of
.. . . ix n n .1 ohiiilri nrr.fi lire.
tnis territory van ouw --
a very large part of the agricultural
products now iiuywicu,
WHEREAS, The importance of such
..li v,. inner hoon rpencnized
prOOUCUUU una v..i(, TT
both on economic and strategic
grounds, ana .
WHEREAS, The marketing of such
i mn,r ha crrnwn in small.
proauce an mj o- -- -quantities
by farmers of small means
presents a peculiarly difficult problem.
WHEREAS, The Legislature, In est
ablishing the Territorial Marketing
Division tooK an impoi mm
wards the solving of this problem,
D... t --l t! -notttlnnn the
socmion BlOBl eiww - -
Legislature now in session, to mane
adequate provision for the support and
extension of the work of the Territori
al Marketing Division that its useful
ness along the lines on which it has
been working may ue cuunnu
ONION PEST CAUSING WORRY
insect pest of
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farmers who are trying to grow oni
ons, considerable worry. The pest
was discovered a ween or iu uaj-a n&.
but has been taken in hand and it
believed the crop will not suner
seriously from it. Other conditions
have been favorable and the outlook
Is for an excellent crop to De marKet
ed in the next few weeks at topnotcn
By the steamer Sonoma from Aus
Kfi tons of onions are
coming for the army garrison on Oahu
for which the contract price of 8 cents
per pound will be paia.
r.cnorol filicrmnn once stout at a
country home where a tin basin and
roller-towel sufficed for the family's
ablutions. For two mornings the
small boy of the household watcnea in
Bllunoa iha viultnr'n toilnt. When On
the third day the tooth-brush, nail-file,
whisk-broom, etc., had been duly used,
he asked: "Say. mister, air you alwoys
that much trouble to you'se'f?"