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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1917.
Poor Sale For Home
Gypsies Got Fined 2000 Gardens Will
The New Parson "We"ll, I'm glad
The Bride "I hate having to thank
those horrid Smiths for that awful
tea-set. It seems sinful to lie for the
Bake of people one doesn't like."
to hear you come to church twice
Grown Food Stuffs
Victim Got Left
Be In Big Contest
Tommy "Yes, I m not old enougn
to stay away yet." London Opinion.
Weather Bureau To
Study Upper Air
Kite Station Planned For Oahu To
Be Largest In Country Will Be
First In The Tropics Instruments
Will Keep Record
The second meteorological station
in the United States for the gathering
of data of the upper air will shortly
be erected in Hawaii unless the plana
of the army and of the weather bur
eau go askew. By a proposal present
ed by the representatives of the wen-
ther bureau, A. M. Hamrick, and en
thusiastically endorsed by the army
authorities of this department an electric-reel
station from which will be
flown the great kites which carry the-
Instruments aloft is planned to be
placed here as soon as practical. It
will be modeled on the similar station
at Omaha, Nebraska, and will be the
only station of the kind in the tropics
One of the principal reasons for the
adoption of plans for such a station
here is to secure data for the aviation
corps of the army which is about to
install a squadron of flyers on Oahu
and to whom such information Is vi
tal. The plan, as outlined by Mr. Ham
rick was to build a reelhouse where
an electric reel might be installed
which would be used to haul In the
big kites which are flown by the weather-men
in gathering the data nec
essary for computing the strength
and direction of the upper air cur
rents. It wii stated in his letter to the
war departmen that not a single sta
tion of the size and scope of that pro
posed for this place is now in exist
ence in the tropics; the only informa
tion now recorded on the subject of
the upper air currents in this part of
the Globe being that gathered by a
. Dutch professor on the islands of Bor
neo, and this was gathered with his
own apparatus, which was not com
: The kites wh'rh are to be used are
of the Hargrave-Marvln type, from
seven to nine feet square and two feet
eight inches deep. One end of the
kite is black and the other end white
so that they can be seen equally well
against a dark or light cloud. The
average we'.ght of the kites is nine
pounds. These kites go up to a height
of two or three miles and as many as
ten or twelve are sometimes attached
to a single wire, so the necessity for
the powerful reel is apparent. The
first kite on the wire bears a Uttle in
strument called a meteoragraph,
which is fitted in one of the braces
inside the kite. It is this instrument
which records conditions in the up
per atmosphere. It runs by clock-
work in much the same way as larger
instruments of the same kind and
with four delicate steel pen marks on
a sheet of cross-section paper, the
wind velocity, temperature, barmoet-
ric pressure, and humidity for the en
tire time that the kite is in the air,
Often the operator desires to know at
what height his kite is flying; he ae
termines this by means of a theodo
lite, on instrument resembling a sur
veyor's instrument. From the amount
of string or wire out, as measured ny
the reel, and the angle at which the
wire hangs in the air, the height of
the kite at any time may be computed
The kites on the wire below the first
one are used .to support the weight of
the wire, though they may have in
struments attached to one or more of
The fact that Hawaii will have the
eeconu plant of this kind in the Unit
ed States territory shows the impor
tance with which the Btudy of local
atmospheric contitions is regarded by
Aunt Jerusha's Party
At Kahului Community House Will
Be Very Swell Event Lots Of Fuu
Promised For Everybody
Aunt Jerusha's Quilting Party at the
Kahului community house next Satur
day (tomorrow) evening. A varied
program of music and fun will termin
ate with th's one-act comedy. The
1. Male Quartet Selected
2. Hawaiian Melodies. .Girl's Chorus
3. The Kahului Quartet in favorite
4. "A Manager In Trouble"
5. Vocal Solo "Kaahunianu"
6. Aunt Jerusha's Quilting Party
Aunt Jerusha Dow. . .Mrs. E. J. Walsh
Mrs. Deacon Slmpkins
Mrs. H. K. Duncan
Patience Peabody. .Miss Olava Hansen
Mrs. Pride Miss Ruth Parker
Phoebe Pride Mrs Deinert
Hannah Pike Mrs. Nelson
Rachel Gray Mrs. Pleasant
Johanner Hines.. .Mrs. Hugh McNicol
Heps'bah Spooner Miss Hannah
Drusilla Tompkins ....Mrs. J. Taylor
Charity Cooper Miss Pet Robinson
Mrs. Stubbs Miss Morash
Preacher Lovejoy ,E. J. Walsh
Deacon Simpkins R. Lillice
Squ'-re Pride Mr. Perry
John Dow Mr. Pleasant
The Kahului-Puunene Orchestra will
play during the evening. The tickets
for the entertainment are CO cents.
After the program there will be
dancing. For this a charge of 25 cents
for the gentlemen present will be
lonolulu Merchants Refuse To Handle
Local Vegetables Marketing Divi
sion Says fanned Peas Preferred
HONOLULU, June 4 There has
been no change in the butter, egg or
poultry market during the week.
Green vegetables are plentiful and the
prices are normal. A shipment of 31
bags of green peas were received by
the Division and although they have
been advertised very few of them have
been sold even at the very low price
of 8 cents a pound retail. The fact
hat green vegetables can not be sold
in large quantities bears out the warn
ning sent out by the Division to pro
ducers and unless more attention is
given to the marketing end of the
farming business at the time crops
are planted, .farmers are sure to suf
fer unnecessary losses. Although there
is very little sale for fresh green pens
it is probable that there are hundreds
of cans of pens sold by the groceries
Although all the retailers in Hono
lulu have been quoted low prices on
island onions not a single onion has
leen sold to them by the Division. A
few have been sold to retailers in the
country districts hut most of the sales
have been direct to consumers. The
island onions are sweet and mild and
should be demanded by everv consum
er in the territory. The Division is
not anxious to sell direct to the con
sumer but is forced to do it bv the
etailer. If the consumer reallv has
the interest of the community at heart
ne win demand island products.
The Division now has a large sup
ply of all kinds of field and garden
seeds for sale. Price lists will be
mailed to persons applying for the
Feed prices have dropped consider
ably out there seems to be a wide
variation between the prices of the
different dealers. Feed Ib still too high
to De used economically by stock rata
ers and if they have not planted at
least a small acreage to grain or grass,
now is tne time to get busy. A. T
Not only the press, but the people of
uie country, owe a debt of gratitude
to Hiram Johnson, the Progressive
United States senator from California,
whose speech, resulting in the collapse
of the last amended runuirchin
in the espionage bill, was one of the
most remarkable utterances heard in
the upper house of congress in years.
The "elder statesmen." a Tii1 o oro
not disposed to give too close attention
wnen me noor is occupied by a
"vearlinc" senator hilt t Vl f V (rgva ttmlf
" v, iv v IUC1I
attention to Johnson. He commanded
attention, lie spoke with a fervor
oorn or tne great broad west. He
snoke not for tliA tiou'unanora IT a
spoke not from a partisan standpoint
He Snoke bold V nnri Tnanfiillv in rln.
fense of the constitution of th'n TTnifH
States. He spoke in defense of the
women whose sons are to be taken
from their sides to do men's work at
the front. He spoke of the right of
these women to learn what their sons
are doing and, above this, their right.
to be Protected, bv rmlilic pvnnsnirn If
necessary, if those boys are to be
made the victims of incompetency or
hidden tyranny. He pointed out in
fullest mensnrp lhf Hnnirr KcltinH ilia
proposal made to throttle the thunder
ing oi me press ana used even the
words of the nreslilpnt himnolf tn nnlnt
out the viciousness of the law propos
ed. Though the vole was close 39 to
3S the victory was complete. Let no
Tnnn f ni'(rot tha nnolmmlit frti miF frac
- - - - ' - - ' ' uiiiJII.UllV . W . Will 1 1 1 VI
dom Wfas led and fought and won by
jonnson. uur compliments to the great
state of California. Our compliments
to tne united states senate. Our co
irralulntinns to Ihp nonnln nui.
selves a sense of security and pride so
long as we have men like this genial
giant from the west in the upper halls
of congress. The American Press.
Those Who Travel
Per Claudine, June 2: From Kahu
lui to Honolulu Master Mandiola,
airs. a. Mandiola, L. T. Lyman, Mrs.
L. E. Taylor, C. S. Baker, A. Borba,
L. Y. Hinn, A. H. Hanna, Doo Kung,
W. C. Moore, Miss Kikuo, Jno. Raposa
Mrs. C. W. Sleeper, Joe Souza, B.
Rauline, Adi Weight, Jno. Brata.
Per Mikahala, from Maul Molokai
and Lanai, June 2, Lahaina to Hono
lulu R. Gray.
Per S. S. Mauna Kea, June G. MacN
farlane, W. K. Kaminaiama, Kawasa
ki, Katashima, S. Katowka, Reverend,
Karoda, Suyenaca, C. C. Pitman, W.
Kong, Awana, Sommerfeldt, D. Bill
man, Miss Silva, Mrs. Akana, E. Mur
phy, C. Crowell E. Losaro, Mrs. Wilk
inson, Dr. A. P. Hoffer, A. R. Macarthy.
Per S. S. Mauna Kea, June 4 Dr.
Joses, C. J. Atkinson, A. Budge, Na-
knmura, Sasaki, Shiraamura, Take, Ha
yashl, J. F. O'Brien, Komai, Mrs. Ko
niai, Misj Komai.
Per r...ina Kea, June 4 Master
Mendiola, Mrs. Mendiola, L. Lyman,
Mrs. L. E. Taylor, C. S. Baker. A. Bor
ba, L. Y. Hinn, A. II. Hanna, Doo Kung
W. C Moore, Miss Kikuo, John Rapo
sa, Mrs. C. W. Sleeper, Jose Souza,
U. Rauline, Adiu Weight, John Brata,
Per Claudine, June 5 Bon Vicars,
Mrs. Streubetk, J. Fassolh, O. John-
sen, W. W. Cress, Miss C. Faulkner,
Ah Kee, Joseph Wilhford, II. M. Goodman.
Hilo Man Gave Up $150 For A Fake
Cure And County Takes Money As
Fine Gypsies Beat It To Honolulu
As a sequel to the story in last
week's Maui News concerning the
arresling here of the band of auto
mobile gypsies by a Hilo officer, the
following from the Crescent City
rounds out the tale. The party did
not return to Maul, however, but
went on to Honolulu, it was stated by
HILO, June 4 As fortune tellers
Mrs. Lepn Merino and Mary Merino
assert they are experts, but unfortun
ately for them they were unable to
prognosticate what would happen to
themselves when (hey told Mariano
Ciibrnl that they could cure him of
tuberculosis, and would do so for $150.
Mariano was somewhat sceptical.
lor he had been told by real physi
cians that (hey could not help him.
However, Mrs. Merino said she would
convince him. and told him to wrap
up a 10 gold piece tn a handkerchief
and if the gold piece was broken she
would cure him. He did so and when
he unwrapped the handerchiof the
coin was broken in two. Still he was
not. altogether satisfied.
But the next test was when she told
Mariano to pour water into a dish and
if it boiled it would be proof she would
cure him. He did so and the water
boiled. Then Mariano drew out $150
from the bank and gave it to Mrs.
Merino and she gave him some medi
cine with careful instructions how to
Soon after she received the money
the two fortune tellers deserted their
Waiakea patrons and went to Maui by
way of Ka'lua. Then Gabral discover
ed that his expensive medicine was
horse lin'inent. He complained to the
police and the two women were ar
rested in Maui and brought back to
H'lo by Policeman Sam Kaula.
The Gypsy women were arraigned
before Judge Metzger last Saturday on
charges of gross cheat and practising
medicine without a license. They re
tained Attorney J. W. Russel and the
gross cheat charges were nolle prossed
but Mrs. Merina was fined $150 and
$;! 80 costs for practising medicine
which she paid.
They left for Maui on Monday.
Meantime Cabral Is Wondering where
he comes in as the fine goes to the
county and he is out ?130 and a broken
New Scenery Coming
For Kahului Lyceum
A large crowd was in attendance at
the Kahului Lyceum on Monday night.
to see the first showing of "The Flying
Torpedo". Inevitably a success with
Jjavid Warth Griffith as its producer
many flattering remarks were made
o' the feature after the performance,
Mary Hoffman's occhestra assisted
not a little in sending away a pleased
audience. Mr. Snyder has stated
that new scenery is beijig designed
and painted in a Honolulu studio and
something new and startling will be
the result. In design and color some
thing of the ultra modern and "futur
ist" may be expected.
The last week i,n June, at the Kahu
lui Lyceum Mrs. Harbold and Mr.
Snyder, will give an exhibition that
will include a dance of the classic
school, one of the modern dances and
one of the costume dances of the 1830
period. No one has yet forgotten the
beaut 'fill work by these dancers at a
recent benefit In Wailuku when they
gave a gavotte modeled after the gav
otte done by Pavlowa and Volinin on
their last American tour.
Wedding Is Announced
The following invitation was sent
out to friends the first of the week:
Mrs. Julia S. Aiken
requests the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of her daughter
'Mr. Harold Earl Starratt
Wednesday evening, June the twentieth
Nineteen hundred and seventeen
at half after eight o'clock
Church of the Good Shepherd'
after July fifteenth
Entered Of Record
LOUISE C JONES & HSB to Keahua
Ranch Co, Lot 1 of Kill 10636, Oma
opio, Kula, Maui, May 18, 1917. $1.
ANNA F CA1RES (widow) ET ALS
to Mary Caires, 2 pes land. Kaupa
kulua, Hamakualoa, Maui, May 21,
WM L PETERSON to Charles Thomp
son, int in Or 1498. Moomuku, Ho
nuaula, Maui, May 29, 1917. $125.
GRAND HOTEL CO, LTD, by Sheriff,
vs Levi Strauss & Co, ad damnum
$1088.63, May 31. 1917.
FRANK F. BALDWIN, & WF. ET.
AL. to Alexander & Baldwin, Ltd.,
lands & premises, May 1,1917.
"Mein Gott, it iss too much? Aint
it enough dot I fight for der Vaterland?
Now der Emperor says we should
marry before leaving for der fronts-Life.
Directors Says List Is Steadily Grow
ingSeed Orders From Children
All Over Maui Committee Meet
An important meeting of the general
committee of- the children's gardens
department, has been called for to
morrow morning at the Alexander
House Settlement at which the matter
of scoring will be finally passed upon
and score cards for keeping the indi
vidual scores of the young gardeners
Director Mathews reports the num
ber of gardens to be constantly in
creasing. The original slogan of
"1000 children's gardens for Maul!"
was put out of commission almost from
the start ,and at the present time seed
for 1760 gardens has been ordered.
Mathews states that 2000 gardens by
Maui children is now an assured thing.
The list of gardens reported from
the different districts Is as follows:
Taia Japanese school 80
Lahaina Catholic school .... 80
Olawalu Japanese chool .... 10
Makawao . . ; 45. .
Camp I 100
Lahainaluna .. 10
Kahului Japanese school . . 25
Haiku ' 165
St. Anthony's school 10
Haou school 20
Wailuku Public Bchool 139
Kalae school 9 -
Total gardens 1760
Maui Cases Hold Boards
In Supreme Court Term
Of the 6 cases comprising the
supreme court calendar for the June
term, 4 are Maui cases appealed from
the second circuit court. Most of them
will be heard next week. They are as
The Territory of Hawaii for the
Use and Benefit of the County of Maui
vs. Hugh Howell, et al. Exceptions
from Circuit Court, Second Circuit.
Territory of Hawaii, by B. G. Riven
burgh, commissioner of public lands
vs. F. G. Correa. Error to Circuit
Court .Second Circuit.
Eugene Murphy va. Maul Publishing
Co., Ltd., exceptions from Circuit
Court, First Circuit.
Alfred N. Hayselden vs. Wm. B.
Lincoln, et al. Error to Circuit Court,
Burning Film Causes
Alarm In Movie House
A small -sized panic, which fizzled
out without anyone's being hurt, oc-
cured at the Kahului Lyceum, last
Saturday night when a roll of film
caught fire in the operating room. A
crowd In the gallery stampeded down
the stairs, and there was some little
commotion on the lower floor which
subsided when cooler heads got in
control. No damage was done except
the destruction of a perfectly good roll
of "Ham and Bud" film which means a
loss to the house of about $100.
GETTING BACK AT THE DOCTORS
Because the physicians of Califor
nia bind each other not to advertise
their profession on the grounds that
to do so is "unethical", the Valley
Press association, of California, at a
recent convention adopted as one of
its ethics that no person, practicing
medicine, who did not at least carry
a professional card In his local paper,
should be mentioned by the title of
"Dr." in any news item.
DEATH OF MRS WAIWAIOLE
After two weeks illness from typh
oid fever, Mrs. Dorcas Lua Waiwaiole,
wife of Joseph K. Wariwalole, died
last Sunday afternoon at the Malu
lanl Hospital, Wailuku. The funeral
took place from the hospital on Mon
day afternoon, interment being in the
Besides the husband, the deceased
is survived by 4 6mall children. She
had been in Maui but a month at the
time of her death, having come from
Honolulu. She was a sister-in-law of
Moses and Noa Waiwaiole of this
June 2. 1917.
Oliver K. Poniaulanl. 47. Hawaiian.
raia; Mrs. Emily Rochfort, 43, Ha
waiian, Paia. Ceremony by Father
Alfred Locsin. 20. Filinlno. Wailu
ku : Mary Akanian. 18. Hawaiian. Wai.
luku. Ceremony by Father Justin.
WAIWAIOLE At the Malulani Hos
pital, Wailuku, June 3, 1917, Mrs.
Dorcas Lua Waiwaiole ,age 26, wife
of .Joseph K. Waiwaiole. Funeral
on Monday afternoon, interment in
The Henry Waterhouse Trust Co., Ltd.
BUY8 AND SELLS REAL ESTATE, STOCKS AND BONDS.
WRITES FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE.
NEGOTIATES LOANS AND MORTGAGES.
A Llit of High Grade Securities Mailed en Application.
HONOLULU, HAWAII. O. BOX 141
York Manufacturing Co.
FOR ISOLATED HOMES AND PLANTATION
CAMPS. MAKES CAS FOR COOKING AND
LIGHTING. REDUCES LARGE ANNUAL
FUEL EXPENSE IN LABOR CAMPS.
Catton, Neill & Co., Ltd.
Uime DableSCahuIui Slat road Co.
Daily Passenger Train ! Schedule (Except Sunday)
The following schedule went into effect June 4th, 1913.
1 25l8 43
L" Spreck- "A
A'.'. clsvi"e .X
L" llama- "A
1 i5i8 30
5 3 7
5 io 3 07
3 9 3 05
5 00 a 55
4 5 a 47
4 5ia 46
4 45 4o
.. I'auwela ..
4 44 39
4 4o 35
L.. Haiku ..A
TOWARDS PUUNENE TOWARDS KAHULUI
8 1 2 4
Pmmgir Pwmiir liitncs STATIONS j,tliti riuntir Putt"
L..Kahuh,i.. A -. m zlz
2 50 6 00 .0 A L 2.5 6 22 3 15
3 00 1 C 10 2.6 .1 0 612 g J)5
1. All traina daily except Sundara.
J. A Special Train (Labor Train) will leare Wailuku daily, except Bunay.
at 5:30 a. m., arrlrlng at Kahului at 6:61 a. m., and connecting vita
the 8:00 a. m. train for Puunene.
I BAGGAGE RATES: 150 pounda of personal baiias will be earrled free
of charge on each whole ticket, and 75 pounds on each half ticket, wfcea
haggage ia in charge of and on the aame train as tea holder of the UekeL
For excess baggage 25 cents per 100 pounds or part thereof will k
For Ticket Fares and other information see Local Passenger Tarlf L C. 0.
No. I, or inquire at any of the Depots.
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Monday. June 11th
NOKMA TALMADGE In
This nhotonlav duIb forth a hpnntifnl
Dleil for ttlfi illie'lHmafa ftiilri With a
worthy moral the picture has been
given a beautiful production by D.
Tuesday, June 12th
WALTER LAW In
"THE UNWELCOME MOTHER"
William Fnv PrnrlnnHun .
Wednesday, June 13th
L. W. Griffith Presents
LILLIAN GISH in
an iffrattrtBrn GJIirmttrlri
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irinu Program for the
"DAPHNE AND THE PIRATE"
(Star of the Birth of a Nation)
A spectacular production of the period
in History when girls were brought
from England and sold to the Virginia
and Carolina settlers for wives.
Thursday, June 14th
VIVIAN MAIITIN in
"THE RIGHT DIRECTION"
Friday, June 15th
Saturday, June 16th
Agents for the Territory