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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1917.
(Continued from Fne Two.)
FIFTY-NINTH DAY IN HOUSE
H. C. II. 44 Directing Secretary of
xiwn io iurnisn eacn member of Ipr
islature, free of charge, with a copy
of the Session Laws, 1917, when print
ed (Kelekolio). AdnntPil
H. C. U. 45 Directing superintend
ent 01 puDuc works to install lighting
system for ilhiniination of Capitol
(Lyman). Referred to Finance Com
mittee. Received From Senate
S. C. It. 19 Requesting Governor to
return H. B. 36 for further considera
tion in senate. Adopted.
Passed Third Reading
S. B. 47 Appropriating $6000 for
purpose of constructing road from Na
poopoo to Hoonaunnu, South Kona,
Hawa ii Kamauoha.
S. B. 59 Appropriating $12,000 to
construct, rebuild, relorate, repair and
build Aiea homestead road, Oahu
S. B. 109 To provide for public im
S. B. 136 Relat'ng to the National
Guard of Hawaii Coney.
H. B. 112 Appropriating $427.75 for
relief of Mrs. Louisa O. Marcalliuo
H. B. H05 Relating to the duties of
counly clerks Lyman.
S. B. 87 Regulating installation, op
eration and maintenance of elevators,
and to. improve the factor of safety
S. B. 145 Appropriating $1500 for
purposes of defraying expenses of land
commissioner during trip to Washing
ton. I). C, on behalf of Territory-Baldwin.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Just received a new stock of
Mattresses, poultry netting,
paints and oils, furniture, etc.
Coffins and General Hardware.
Market Street Wailuku
THE HOME OF THE
Stcinway and Starr
We have a large stock of
Inside Player Pianos
at fair prices and easy terms.
We take old piano In exchange.
Thayer Piano Co., Ltd
Cars leave Market street.
Wailuku, daily, about noon,
. Leave Lahaina, 8:00 A. M.
Good Comforable Cars
Uchida Auto Stand
Phone 1772 Wailuku
ARE YOU) I
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A FARMER carrying an
express package from a
big mall-order house was
accosted by a local dealer.
"Why didn't you buy
that bill of goods from
me? I could have saved
you the express, and be
sides you would have been
patronizing a home store,
which helps pay the taxes
and builds up this local
ity." The farmer looked at the
merchant a moment and
"Why don't you patron
Ize your home paper and
advertise? I read it and
didn't know that you had
the stuff I have here."
Miss Florence Whitton, one of the
teacher's in Kamehameha III School,
has resigned and will leave for her
home in Berkley on Tuesday's Wil
helmina. Miss Whitton has had the
grippe and has not Beemed to recover
her health. She will be greatly missed
in school circles.
A. D. Furtado Is building a new
frame store building on the vacant lot
next to his house. This building will
be occupied by G. Masudii as a store
downstairs. The upstairs will eon
tain furnished rooms which will be for
F. P. Rosecrans manager of the Maui
Agricultural Company' Taia Store
ook the Mauna Kea Friday night for
Honolulu, returning Monday night.
Mrs. Rosecrans spent that time with
On last Thursday a son was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mookini, of
Lahainaluna. Mother and son are in
the Plantation hospital and are doing
Mr. and Mrs. Deeoto, Miss Merri-
man, Miss Siple and Miss McCracken
went to Wailuku Tuesday evening to
see the play "Peg O' My Heart."
Miffs Fluegil, of Honolulu, stopped
over In Lahaina on her way from the
volcano. She was a guest at the
Miss Anna Latschar, who has been
the guest of the Zedtwitzs and Weinz-
heimers for several weeks, returned
on Wednesday to Honolulu.
The school grounds took on a very
martial appearance on Saturday
when the Boy Scouts mobilized.
The Bay View Study Club met with
Mrs. F. A. Clowes of Lahainaluna on
Friday. Mrs. Keeney was leader.
Mrs. John Hose, of Honokawai.
went to Honolulu Friday night, return
ing on saturaay.
Geo. L. Keeney has been in bed this
week with grippe.
Newest.Coolest Hotel In Hawaii
Fort Street Honolulu
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
MONGOLIO SINKS FIRST SUBMARINE
LONDON, April 25 The first gun of America's war on Germany
has been fired, and it sent to the bottom one of Germany's pirating U
boats Cantain Rice of the American Kteamshin Mnncrnli'a uliJrli Une or.
. - J O ' "lilvn I Ii J ct
lived at aJJritish port from the United States, said on arrival that the
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tuuiiguiia nreu me nrsi gun ior tne united states and sunk a German
submarine. The naval gunners manning the guns on the Mongolia
scored a clean hit at a distance of 1000 yeards. The shot struck the
periscope of the U-boat and before the submarine went down it was
seen that the periscope was shattered. There is no doubt that the sub
marine was sunk. d
The Mongolia's encounter occurred on April 19. Thus it was on
the anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, when the first shot of the
American Revolution was fired, that the first gun sounded in the new
war for American principles.
BRITAIN WITHDRAWS BLACKLIST
LONDON, April 26 The British "blacklist" on shipping has been
withdrawn so far as the United States is concerned, and vessels accused
of violating the "trading-with-the-enemy act" will no longer be discri
minated against by the British government.
WILSON OPPOSES MUZZLING OF AMERICAN PRESS
WASHINGTON, April 26 President Wilson is opposed to any
censorship bill which muzzles the Ameican press. He has written a
letter to Arthur Brisbane, the noted Hearst editor and writer, opposing
any system of censorship which would deny the people the indisputable
right to criticize their own public officials."
"AMERICAN SCHOONER SUBMARINED
WASHINGTON, April 26 The American schooner Percy Birdale
of New York has been sunk by a German submarine according to news
received in officials circles here. The U-boat fired 10 shots at the
schooner some while the captain and the crews of nine were taking to
the boat in a desperate hurry to escape from the sinking vessel.
After drifting around, the boat was picked up by a British patrol.
The time and place of the incident have not been announced by the state
CONSCRIPTION BILL PASSES BOTH HOUSES
WASHINGTON, April 29 With big majorities the Army Bill
yesterday passed in both house and senate, differing in detail but not
in principle. The bill will be taken up in conference tomorrow and will
be ready for the signature of President Wilson, it is expected, by the
middle of the week.
The vote in the senate, taken after midnight this morning, gave
eighty-one votes for the conscription measure to eight opposed.
The division on the bill in the house was three hundred and ninety
seven for conscription to twenty-four against it on the final rollcall.
Those who opposed the bill in the house on the concluding vote
Burnett, of Alabama; Church, California; Clark, Florida; Claypool,
Ohio ; Crosser, Ohio ; Dill, Washington ; Dominick.South Carolina ; Hil
liard, Colorado; Huddleston, Alabama; Keating, Colorado; Sears,
Florida ; Sherwood, Ohio; Sisson, Mississippi; Bacon, Michigan; Hayes,
California; King, Illinois ; LaFollette, Washington; Lundeen.Minnesota ;
Mason, Illinois; Nolan, California; Powers, Kentucky; Randall, Cali
fornia, and London, New York.
The final vote found only eight senators willing to go on record as
opposed to the draft system. These are :
Gore, of Oklahoma ; Hardwick, Georgia ; Kirby, Arkansas : Thomas,
Colorado; Trammell, Florida; Borah, Idaho; Gronna, North Dakota,
La Follette, Wisconsin. Vardaman of Mississippi was excused.
ROOSEVELT MAY LEAD TROOPS IN FRANCE
WASHINGTON, April 29 Though an amendment to the Army
Bill, passed by the senate, Theodore Roosevelt is allowed to aise a vol
unteer force of four divisions and to lead that army in France. This
amendment to the bill carried in the senate by a vote of fifty-six to thirty
one. DANIELS SON A PRIVATE
WASHINGTON, April 29 Josephus Daniels Jr., son of the
secretary of the navy, yesterday enlisted in the Marine Corps and has
entered on a period of training.
ROOSEVELT WOULD STOP BOOZE MAKING
CHICAGO, April 28 Colonel Roosevelt made his first "war
speech" here today, talking to a large crowd. He urged that the use of
grain for the manufacture of alcoholic drinks he prohibited for the
period of the war. He also urged that military training be obligatory
and called for expansion of the navy. He asserted that it is necessary
to send an expeditionary force to France immediately.
MANY MINERS DOOMED
TRINIDAD, Colorado, April 28 At least eighty-three coal miners,
and probably one hundred and twenty, are trained underground bv a
fire that is raging in te Victor American Fuel Company's mine at
Hastings, near here, and all hope for their rescue has been abandoned.
FLOUR STILL SOARING UPWARD
SAN FRANCISCO. May 1 Flour went to S3.50 a sack and $13.40
a barrel today.
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Hfom Harutg Assnrtattnu
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