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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1917.
Experienced Homesteader Of Florida
Outlines Trouble And Sug
C0-0rERATI0N IS BADLY NEEDED
Mr. 0' Brien Believes That The Situ
ation Calls For Diversified Farm
ing And Gives Reasons
. At the last monthly meeting of the
Haiku Farmers' Association, held on
Septenihcr 30, Mr. J. F. O'Brien, who
is associated with the County Agricul
tural Agent on Maui, read a highly In
teresting paper on "Failure and Suc
cess in Haiku, as 1 see it." Mr.
O'Brien having been a successful
homesteader in Florida, his observa
tions on local homesteading should he
both interesting and valuable. His
paper, ns follows, is supplied by Mr.
F. G. Krauss:
My object in presenting this paper
is to stir up criticism, for if I suc
ceed in rousing you to discuss some
of the statements I make, then I
think the time we spend here tonight
will be well spent. I hope therefore
you will be perfectly free to criticize
and discuss any of the statements
contained in my paper.
A man need not go far to find evi
dences of the failure of homestead
ing in Haiku. The derel'ct farms, the
vacant homes, the wasted energy, the
blighted hopes, not to speak of the
earnings sunk in the projects, all are
evidences of failure, which should
(Continued on Page Six.)
Over fiere Tor
Ji Short Visit
Governor L. E. Pinkham arrived on
Maui Monday niglit to spend about a
week as the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Rice. He intended to get as
much rest as practicable out of the
tour, so has been spending the time
quietly and, as far as possible, will
continue to do so unt'l his departure.
Delegate Kuhlo has received a
cablegram from Washington that a
party of fifty Congressmen would ar
rive on or about November 6 for a
tour of the Islands. It is ' assumed
that, in their tour, they will visit Maul,
although nothing is yet definitely
known. Their time will necessarily
be short in the Territory as they must
be back in Washington for the opening
of the session of Congress early in
To Have Real Home
One matter to come before the Maui
County Fair & Racing Association at
the meeting being held this afternoon
is that of a suitable home to be occupi
ed jointly by the Association and the
Maui Chamber of Commerce. The
idea is to have headquarters conveni
ently locnted, both as to the members
and th.j secretary, and to keep the
rooms open, or available for use, at
practically all times. An excellent
proposal has been submitted and
seems to have a good chance of be
Mrs. Bowman To Waihee
Mrs. Ella N. Austin, principal of
Waihee school, will leave Honolulu in
a few days for the Coast on a six
months leave of absence, granted her
on account of illness. She will be ac
companied by Miss Kdith K. Dunn,
who had been substituting for her.
Mrs. R. C. Cowman, who recently re
turned from the east, took charge on
Monday as temporary principal at
Wai'iee, and on Wednesday the Bow
man's moved from Wailuku into the
teachers' cottage at that place.
Comes To Lahaina
Four Divers And Tender Alert Arrive
For Maneuvers Maui Boys Among
Crews AH Being Entertained By
Friends Ashore Leave Sunday
The V. S. submarine tender Alert
and a flotilla of four K submarines
arrived off Lahaina Saturday, the lat
ter to engage in sea maneuvers. They
came from their base at Pearl Harbor
and will return there Sunday night,
according to plans at this writing.
On arrival off Lahaina it was found
that one of the two liltle gasoline
submarine chasers had not appeared.
There was some uneasiness about the
craft and the submarines put to sea
again to look for her. They found
that something had gone wrong with
her machinery, but that she was other
wise in good shape and came in under
her own power. Submarines and
chaser arrived during Monday and
The submarines are the K-3, K-4,
K-7 and K-8. The Alert is one of
the oldest vessels in the American
navy, although she has been almost
rebuilt several times. She has visit
ed the Islands many tynies.
On the Alert are about sixty Hawaii
an boys, belonging to Oahu, Maui and
Hawaii. The Maui boys aboard are:
A. Bal, J. Correa, A. De Rego, J. Vivas,
J. Keehu, J. Silva, L. S. Kam, W. K.
Hardy, G. C. Hardy, Sonny Hart and
W. Tripp. They have been royally
received and entertained by relations
and friends wh'le here. The men are
required to be aboard Saturday after
The Hawaiian boys on the Alert are
spoken very highly of by their offi
cers, who say that they are excellent
sailors, willing and capable and that
their deportment is exceptionally
There is nothing out of the ordinary
about the cruise of the little fleet. It
is the usual "turn around" for prac
tice. Officers and men, other than
those belonging here, have been to
Maui before and have friends here, by
whom they are being entertained.
Slow Baseball On
Local Diamond Sunday
Last Sunday's baseball games on
the Wailuku diamond were again one
sided and not thrillingly interesting.
In the first go the Ilawaiis lost to
the Japanese, the score being 11 to 5;
and in the second game the A. A. C's.,
defeated the Chinese by a score of 13
It was intended that last Sunday's
baseball should be between a mixed,
local team and the slabsters from the
U. S. S. Alert, but as the latter did
not arrive in time the contest had to
be called off and arrangements changed.
Next Sunday's games will be as fol
Hawaiis vs. C. A. C. at 1::30.
P. A. C. vs. J. A. C, at 3:30
Runaway Team On
A Wailuku Street
A pair of mules, drawing a wagon
belonging to the Kiliei store, ran
away from a point near the Maui Dry
goods & Grocery Co.'s store, Wailuku,
Tuesday afternoon, creating a good
deal of excitement in the neighbor
hood for a few minutes. At the cor-
er of Mrs. Kepoikai's residence the
mules separated to either side of the
telephone pole, wrecking the tore
part of the vehicle and bringing the
whole outfit to a sudden stands
Two Japanese in the wagon held
on to the seat and escaped unhurt.
New Street Opening
The new street, runing from High
to Ilaiiawakl streets, via the court
house atid armory, in Wailuku, Is
practically finished and is already be
ing usi d The appeal of W. T. Robin
son from the appraisers as to the value
Considerable rain is reported to
have fallen at Hilo in the past ten
days and conditions in that locality
of the land traversed, is, however, still are much improved. This news was
I pending in the court.
Anderson House Is
Destroyed By Fire
Fine Country Home And Furnishings
Gone Believed To Have Been
Of Incendiary Origin Police
the house built and formerly oc
copied by W. A. Anderson, manager
until a few years ago of the Nahiku
Rubber Co., caught fire in a mysteri
ous way at about 11 o'clock this morn
ing and was completely destroyed.
The building was between Hana and
Nahiku and cost in the neighborhood
of $.1,000. Resides, it was well furnish
ed. Everything was burned. Whether
there was insurance is not now
The house was not occupied and the
fire started on the veranda, outside.
The police feel positive that the blaze
was of incendiary origin and are
working on that theory.
Governor Having Fine
Time Seeing The Island
"I am having a fine time and feeling
splendid." said Governor Pinkham
while vi.siting Wailuku this afternoon.
"Mr. Rice," he continued, "has kept
me on the move since I have been
here, travelling on an average of about
120 miles a day, I think."
The governor said he had seen
every one of the homesteads in the
Haiku district and all other home
steading prospects. He found condi
tions not of the best, but hopeful. He
believed that the homesteaders would
work out all right.
The Governor will return to Hono
lulu by the Claudine tomorrow night.
The automobile of S. E. Kalama,
chairman of the Board of Supervisors,
was run off the road at the Japanese
camp between Wailuku and Kihei at
2 o'clock this afternoon, to avoid col
lision with a Japanese child, and was
Lui Lake, the chauffeur, sustained
severe bruises on the face and right
arm, but was otherwise unhurt.
Lake was going from Wailuku to
Kihei to get Mr. Kalama. Just be
yond the Japanese camp a child ran
out into the road. To avoid striking
the little fellow, Lake quiekly turned
the car to one side and it tipped over.
Enrollment In The Maui
And Molokai Schools
In last week's issue the enrollments
of children in the schools of all the
districts of Maui and Molokai, except
Makawao, were published. Makawao
and the totals by districts are now
Keokea . .
Kuiaha . . .
Makena . .
(Maui High School and Lahaiualuua
Falls From Wharf
And Is Drowned
A Filipino, In An Intoxicated Condi
tion, Pulls Off Successful Drowning
Stunt At Hana Wharf
About 7:30 o'clock last Friday
night a Filipino named Amundo Na
haru. ate 22, single, formerly of Paia,
a plantation laborer, jumped or fell
from the wharf at liana and was
The body was recovered and a cor
oner's jury heard all the evidence to
be secured. A verdict was returned
to the effect that the man came to
his death as the result of falling off
the wharf at Hana into the bay.
Nabaru had arrived at Hana, from
Paia, only about two weeks before
and was not very well known around
the place. Natives and others out
fishing saw h'm standing at the end
of the wharf and, later, heard a splash
in the water. The body was not found
right away and when it was recovered
life was extinct.
The Filipino was a drinking man and
witnesses who saw him on the wharf
were of the opinion that he was con
siderably the worse for liquor. This
lends color to the theory that he
simply tumbled from the landing to
Hilo Y. M. I. Teams
Are Coming After All
Draft Examiners On Big Island
Will Not Delay Junket
"We're com'ng: everything O K."
This is the latest announcement re
ceived by A. A. Reis from J. G. An
drews, manager of the Y. M. I. team;
so all doubts about the Hilo champions
visiting Maui have disappeared into
thin air. The boys of the Crescent
city will be here on the 13th; ready
for battle on the fast field at the Wai
luku baseball grounds.
In all of their games, the Hilo Y.
M. I's will try conclusions with an
All-Maui team, a combination of the
best players in the Maui League. As
yet, the line-up of the All-Maui aggre-
eation is not known, but it can be
said on the best of authority, that a
formidable combination will be put in
to harness, to humble the Hiloites.
M. G. Paschoal, appointed manager,
has been assigned to this duty that
of whipping into action a strong nine.
It has been arranged to have the
Kahului basketball quintet play the
Hilo Y. M. I. basketball team on Satur
day evening (13th) at the Wailuku
Gymnasium, at 7:30 sharp, followed
by a dance.
The Hilo Y. M. I. basketball five is
made up mostly of the material that
helped St. Louis College to land the
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Permits In Writing
I brought by the Mauna Kea.
The Territorial Doard of Health has
issued instructions that hereafter all
burial permits must be in writing. It
appears that there had grown up the
practice of allowing burials on ver
bal permits, or permits by telephone,
and the system has resulted in com
plications. Hence the rule that every
thing of the kind must be in writing.
Another Dry Week
Contrary to hopes, this has been a
dry week on most of Maui. In the
region of Taia there were night
showers, which, although appreciated,
were not heavy enough to do a great
deal of good. Wailuku had no rain
Chas. Kahuila was given six months
by the Wailuku district magistrate
Monday morning upon conviction of
impersonating a police ollicer. It ap
pears that Kahuila found a Japanese
engaged in tishing, and collected $3
from the fellow, which he claimed was
due for a license, representing him
self to be a police ollicer. The arrest
TODAY'S AND LATEST
NEWS BY WIRELESS
London All objectives, of first day's renewal of expected offensive
in Flanders, taken. Had taken 3000' prisoners 1y daylight. British
swarm from trendies along eight-mile front from point north of Langc
marck to llalet Tower, with center on Yprcs-Roulers road. Made
notable gains w ith heavy losses to the. ( icrmans. Their ow n losses were
slight. Main ridge of heights running north and south to east of
Ypres, taken. Nearly all of several points at Ostend-Yille railroad
now virtually under Iiaig's guns. Hitter fighting east of Zonnebecke
where nearest approach to railroad serving Ostend and Zcebruggc was
was gained . Kit oris of Germans to hold were fruitless and likewise
farther north in region of l'olcapclle, w here British advanced two-thirds
ot a mile.
Till:; GERMAN" REPORT
Berlin Battlefield in Flanders British penetrated only about one
kilometer deep into defensive system between Poleapelle and Ghulezelt.
E penally bitter lighting still progressing east of Zonnebeckc and west
W EST AND EAST FRONTS
Paris Fighting continues. Extremely violent artillery battle in
Verdun sector. Germans attacked Hill 344 with infantry but were
On the eastern front near Jacobsladt, midway between Riga and
Dvinsk, a big battle is apparently in preparation. Petrograd reports
violent artillery attacks, probably indicating that Germans are prepar
ing to pave way for attempt to cross Dvina on southern Russian front.
Germans attempting fraternize with .Slavs were fired upon in resixjnse.
VIOLENT ATTACKS ON ITALIANS
Rome Violent attacks on our positions on southern slopes of
San Gabrielle repulsed. Remainder of front artillery duels
SHIPMENTS TO BE STOPPED
Washington Final movement to prevent supplies reaching Ger
many is announced. Government decides to refuse to allow neutral
ships carrying supplies from South America to northern European
neutrals to leave, unless cargo inspected at an American ort. Allies
co-operate in passing same restriction.
SOMETHING NEEDING FIXING
Wilhelmstadt Curacao wireless receiving plant began operations
'o establish communication with various stations. Newspapers here
publish despatches received from Nauen, Germany. (Curacao in an
island in the Dutch West Indies, in the Caribbean Sea, 4o miles from
Venezuela. Ed. Maui News.)
Washington Soldiers' and sailors' insurance bill passes Senate
unanimously. Carries a total of $176, 000 ,000. Goes to President
BRITISH CRUISER SUNK
London British cruiser Drake torpedoed Tuesday on north coast
of Ireland. Reached harbor and sank in shallow water. One officer
and 18 men killed by explosion.
High official of admiralty says more submarines sunk during last
three months than at any similar period.
CAPITAL CITY HAPPENINGS
Honolulu David Kahanamoku appointed life guard at Waikiki
by harbor board.
Postmaster McAdam says no instructions regarding 3 postage
and will not require extra cent on letters until notification comes.
TULRSPA V AT Tl-R.XOOX
London British attack at dawn and storm German defenses on
pres front carrying them along loOf) yards for depth of a mile and a
half. Many prisoners coming in. British holding all gains. Smash
gives I'.ritish possession of Chelumelt ridge and footing on Graven
slapel ridge. Both highly important. Three German divisions ordered
to retake ground. Caught in barrage and practically wiped out. Push
carries British past Hamlet at Broadsides cross roads and give them
command of wide lowlands to the east.,
War office issues statement declaring government reluctently forc
ed to adopt policy of reprisal against Germany for air raids. Will exact
eye for eye as only method of teaching barbarians needed lesson. An
nouncement received general approval by public.
HEARST DINED SUSPECTED SPY
New York Evidence held by government in Bolo Pascha case
shows he was dined by Hearst during visit here. All evidence to be
made public after France deals with Bolo case. Bolo shown to have
l.een agent of Boy-Ed and von Papen. (The man is under arrest in Paris
on the charge of being an enemv spv. Ed. Maui News.)
GERMAN PAPER IS RAIDED
Newark German language paper Freizeitung raided and two
CAPITAL CITY NOTES
Honolulu Price of milk advanced two cents a quart.
Assunction who confessed whole blame for Kaneohe murder now
repudiates confession. Says he made it to save pals.
(Continued on Page Three.)
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A. M. OCTOBER 5, 1917.
Ewa Plantation 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 . .
Kngels Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company ,
Onomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Hailway &. Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company