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MAILS NEXT WEEK
(To ArriTe and Leave Honolulu)
LATEST SUGAR QUOTATIONS
per lb. per ton
Today's Quotation 6.90 $138.00
Last Trevious 7.02 140.20
From Coast: Sononin, 15th.; Wil
helmina, ICth; China, 18th.
For Coast: Persia Maru, 13th.; Mat
From Orient: Persia Maru, 13th.
For Orient: China, 18th.; Shtnyo
WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1917.
HAVE A NEW
Inspector Hare Issues Call For Tenders
For Furnishing A Suit
MUST BE SUPPLIED BY FEBRUARY 1
Structure To Have Not Less Than 875
Square Feet Floor Space Lots
Frank J. Hare, postoffice Inspector,
came to Maui Saturday morning to
look nto several matters connected
with his department, the most im
portant, perhaps, being that of a new
postoflice building at Wailuku. Ho
returned to Honolulu Monday night.
The inspector found that the post
office accomodations at the county
seat were not satisfactory, the build
ing being old, not properly arranged
and too small; and decided that steps
for a new building should be taken at
once. Before leaving he drafted a
notice to the public, the following be
ing the most important points in it:
"The undersigned will receive pro
posals up to and including October
20, 1917, for the furnishing of. suitable
quarters for postoflice purposes at
Wailuku, Hawaii, under a lease for
five or ten years from February 1,
1918, in accordance with the attached
blank, which, as will be noted,
calls for the furnishing of rent, heat,
(Continued on Page Three.)
Develops Fine Games
, Tennis is still the craze on Maui,
judging from the number of games
that are in progress. During
the week the drawings were made for
the men's handicap singles for mem
bers of the Wailuku Sugar Co., court,
Wall & Dougherty cup trophy, one
game having already been played, in
which Caleb Hums, the new assistant
manager of the Wailuku Sugar Co.,
defeated Warren Alston 6-2 6-0.
The following games have been set
to be played this week: Friday, Craw
ford vs. Townsley; Saturday, Hansen
vs. Hoogs, and Penhallow vs. Aiken;
Sunday, Blair vs. Engle, and Rietow
vs. Bento. It. B. Rietow was the win
ner of this tournment last year.
In order to create more interest
among the ladies, Mrs. Caleb Burns
has offered to put up a cup for All
Maui ladies singles. Owing to the
absence of any reliable data for the
handicaps it has been decided that
there will be no handicaps, and this
should bring forth some very exciting
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Ladies' Aid Bazaar
The Ladies' Aid Society of Maka
wao will give a bazaar in the Commu
nity House on Saturday, October 27th.
A good program is being arranged
by Mrs. H. A. Baldwin. Admission
will be GO cents for adults and 25
cents for children.
Tin Scraps For Japan
All of the scraps of tin around the
cannery of the Haiku Fruit & Packing
Co., have been sold to parties for ship
ment to Japan, where, it la said, they
will be used in the manufacture of
war munitions. It is understood that
similar purchases have been nmJ) of
other canneries in the Territory, and
that Japan hopes to aecure quit a
lot of rough material in this way.
Last Sunday's Game
There was only one baseball game
last Sunday, the Portuguese taking a
fall out of the Japanese. The Chinese
failed to show up, forefeitting the
game to the Hawaiis.
Everything will give way next Sun
day to the game between the Hilo
visitors and the All Mauls.
In Regular Session
County Fathers Have Batch Of Bus
iness Which Keeps Them Oc
cupied Nearly Three Days
The October sessions of the Maui
Board of Supervisors began at 4
o'clock Wednesday afternoon, con
tinued through Thursday and were re
sumed this afternoon. Messrs. Kala
ma, the chairman; Fleming, Cockett
and I'ahinui were present Wednesday,
Mr. It. A. Drummond being absent on
account of illness.
The entire time the first day was
taken up with the reading of com
munications and reports from the
various departments of the county's
woi k, after which adjournment was
taken to 10 a. m. of Thursday.
Most of the time Thursday morning
was taken up with the reading of
further communications and reports.
The only other business transacted
was the granting of the request of the
Wailuku Sugar Company for a per
manent crossing on the Kahului road.
The session was resumed at 2:15
yesterday and the report of the coun
ty engineer was taken up.
Appropriation For Camp 10 School
Mr. Fleming moved that the County
Engineer be instructed to draw on the
appropriation for janitors' service &
supplies an amount equal to that given
other two room-schools. Motion sec
onded by Mr. Cockett and carried.
Book-Cases For Schools
Mr. Fleming moved that the County
Engineer be instructed to take up
with Mr. MacDonald of the Lahaina
luna school the matter of book-cases
for schools and inform the Supervis
ing Principal that out of a matter of
(Continued on Page Two.)
Metal Thieves Fined
In Wailuku Court
Just before business with the Clau
dne ceased, prior to her sailing Wed
nesday night, the police arrested a
Japanese called Takayashl Gishi, he
having in possession brass and copper
weighing about 500 pounds which he
was trying to ship to Honolulu. Metal
and Japanese were brought to the
police station in Wailuku, where Gi
shi balled himself out in the sum of
$40, at the same time stating that he
had purchased the metal from Spani
ards working at Puunene, giving the
names of the men.
The following day Juan Moliva, Mo
rale worker in the machine shop at
Puunene, and Francisco Dura Neto, a
man employed to clean up around the
Spanish camp on the plantation, were
arrested. Both confessed to having
stolen the metal and in the district
court this morning were fined $10
each. The penalties were made light on
account of the men having large
families Morale being blessed with
eleven in his home and Neto having
six. The Japanese did not appear at
all, forfeiting the $40 which he had
put up as bail money.
The metal, which is valued at $28.50,
will be returned to its owners.
Makawao Organ Recital
A Delightful Affair
The organ recital at Makawao Un
ion church, given by Miss Alice Har
rison, organist of Central Union
church, Honolulu, Wednesday evening,
was a delightful affair, and all those
not attending missed a great treat.
The attendance was fair only.
Owing to the power being off until
4 o'clock. Miss Harrison did not have
the opportunity of "trying out" the
organ, so that the entertainment Tues
day evening next promises to be even
better than the initial one, and it is
hoped that the church may be crowd
ed at that time.
Mr. Coale To City
Rev. W. B. Coale ,of Lahaina, will
go to Honolulu on or about December
1, to take charge of the Kalihi Union
Chamber Of Commerce Meets And
Starts Plans To Re
COMMITTEE NAMED BY THE CHAIR
Liberty Loan New Wailuku Post-
office, And Other Matters Dis
cussed At Special Meeting
A special meeting of the Maul
Chamber of Commerce was held in
Wailuku last Tuesday afternoon, be
ginning at 3 o'clock, President R. A.
Wadsworth in the chair. Members
present wore: R. A. Wadsworth, F. F.
Baldwin, Win. Walsh, D. C. Lindsay,
W. O. Aiken, W. A. Sparks, H. S.
Perry, Dan Quill, A. F. Costa, II. K.
Duncan, F. B. Cameron, E. Brecht, H.
B. Penhallw, W. A. Baldwin, F. G.
Krauss, W. H. Field, Rev. A. C. Bow-
dish, J. C. Blair, Rev. J. C. Villiers
and Dan H. Case.
The President stated the objects of
the special meeting to be to consider
ways and means looking to the en
tertainment of the Congressional
party, due on Maui November 17 to
20, calling attention to the fact that
a legislature committee had been ap
pointed and to the advisability of the
Chamber also appointing a committee,
possibly to work with the legislators.
Mr. F. F. Baldwin read a letter
from C. R. Hernenway, of Alexander
(Continued on Page Five)
Civil Cases For
The Circuit Term
Unusually Lengthy Calendar Of Ac
tions To Be Settled By Jury
An exceptionally long list of civil
cases are on the calendar to be heard
at the Circuit Court term which will
begin next Wednesday. Following are
those already scheduled:
1. John W. Kalua vs. Haw. Trust
Co., Ex. & Tr. of the will of Polly Ka
lua. Action to quiet title. Andrews
and P. L. Weaver for plaintiff. Frear,
Prosser, Anderson and Marx for de
fendant. 2. M. T. Lyons vs. Maui Wine &
Liquor Co., Ltd. Assumpsit. Appeal
from Wailuku. Eugene Murphy for
plaintiff. Enos Vincent for defendant.
3. Peter Holeana, et al vs. Kamai
Kila, et al. Action to quiet title. D.
II. C.- se for plaintiff. E. R. Bevins
4. John E. Pires vs. John Ferreira.
Assumpsit. Appeal from Wailuku.
Eugene Murphy for plaintiff. Enos
Vincent for defendant.
5. Teves & Joaquin vs. Grand Hotel
Company, Ltd. An action to enforce
Mechanic's Lien. Howard L. Grace
for plaintiff. Enos Vincent for de
fendant. 6. Rosa Enos vs. Frank M. Correa.
Assumpsit. W. L. Stanley for plain
tiff. Eugene Murphy for defendant.
7. Charley Mahiai vs. Julia Kapune
(Continued on Page Three.)
Capt. W. Matson
The Kahului Railroad Co., received
a wireless message yesterday morning
from Alexander Ac Baldwin, Honolulu,
announcing that the information had
just arrived of the death in San Fran
cisco of Captain Wm. Matson, head of
the Matson Navigation Co. This news
followed a press wireless to the effect
that Captain Matson was seriously ill,
the trouble being a cerebral hemor
rhage. Captain Matson was personally well
known to many people on Maui. When
a comparatively young men he ran a
sailing vessel between Islands ports
and San Francisco, frequently coming
to this Island. He had much to do
with organizing the company which
bears his name and was a large stock
holder in it.
Girl Knocked Down
By Auto In Wailuku
Struck By Ford Car Of Konda In
Congested Street And Narrowly
Rose Morchena Garban, Spanish
girl, aged 11. was run down by a Ford
touring car opposite the makai corn
er of the postoflice, Wailuku, at 7
o'clock Wednesday evening and quite
painfully injured, although not dan
gerously so. She was picked up by
bystanders and taken into the office
of Dr. Osmers, where emergency at
tention was given, after which the
patient, was removed to the hospital.
The car was driven by T. Konda,
the eighteen year old son of S. Konda.
super'ntendent of the Japanese girls'
boarding school, Wailuku, and was
proceeding down the street from the
direction of the Maul hotel. Two
cars were standing on oppsile sides
at the postollice, and young Konda
turned to the left to pass around the
one nearest the building. At that
juncture the girl left the postoflice,
passed back of the standing car and
was struck just as she emerged into
the street. The car struck her on
the left shoulder and drove or carried
her about fifteen feet, where she was
The Ford car was tested at the
police station later and it was found
that the brakes were not working well.
No arrest was made, and probably
will not be.
Despite strong suspicions held at
the time, the police have been wholly
unable to find anything to indicate
that the Anderson house, near Hana,
which was burned last Friday, was
intentionally set afire. The house and
everything around was very dry, and
the police now think that the blaze
started from a cigarette stump, thrown
on or under the verandah. Although
the building was well furnished, no
one lived in it.
Wailuku Police Court
Gonsalves Koolau was fined $20 in
the Wailuku district court this morn
ing for entering the Iao Stables prem
ises Wednesday midnight and helping
himself to gasoline and oil for his
Frank Cambra and Joe Morreira
were fined $5 each for trespassing in
the forest reserve.
Lurline A Caller
The Matson steamer Lurline arrived
at Kahului Wednesday afternoon from
the Coast, via. Honolulu, bringing
1575 tons of cargo for Maui. She
took on a small quantity of molasses
and b it at 3 o'clock this morning for
By previous arrangement, the Lur
line picked up the Falls of Clyde off
Makena during the day and will tow
her to Hawaii. The Falls of Clyde
was brought as far as Makena by the
Wailuku Gets A Shower
There was a feeling of relief in the
lower stretches of Maui Tuesday when
the clouds began to extend out from
the mountains over the island. Light
rain began to fall and kept up, at in
tervals, for several hours. Wailuku
probably had more than in two weeks
before. Since then, however, it has
been fair and hot and moisture is bad
ly needed at every hand.
More Pupils In School
Statistics completed by the Depart
ment of Education show that there
were 237 more children in the schools
of Maui in September than at the
closing of the term in June. The
June closing total was 4819, while
5050 were on the rolls of the Maui
schools in September. The gain
throughout the Territory was 2240.
Allowing forty to the room, this in
crease alone would call for 56 addir
TODAY'S AND LATEST
NEWS BY WIRELESS
New York Little liejiiinjj on any front, confined principally to
reciprocal homliardnicnt. British and French retain positions captured
Tuesday. In Flanders rain is hampering further progress. The French
Wednesday repulsed heavy counters east of Draeihank ; also in southern
France, in Verdun sector, prospects are t,rood. Russians are coming hack
in Rumania; heavy hombardmciU in Galat. valley. tiermans push
Russians hack on Riga front. In Macedonia duels continue. Allies are
now in greater force and a Macedonian drive is expected soon.
BAKERS ARRESTED FOR COMBINING
Los Angeles Nine bakery concerns comictcd of fixing price of
bread at 15c1, contrary to anti-trust laws.
WASHINGTON 11AITEMNGS YESTERDAY
Washington Advices have been received that an attempt to form a
coalition government in Sweden failed. Liberal ministry predicted.
Reserve banks report $325,(MX),()(.)0 Liberty i'.onds sold to date.
llritish will receive instructions that morg.ige company not to renew
mortgages on American farms. $100,()()(),()()0 l'.ritish capital now invest
ed in such mortgages.
Plans to regulate baking production and distribution of two stand
ardized flour breads, ingredients, covering size and price of loaf, has
been prepared for approval and agreement.
Air craft board and manufacturers association have cleared away
obstacles and $040,000,01)0 air craft program is ready. Start under pool
ing plan to prevent litigation over patents. Attorney General Gregory
approves, under an agreement that government cost is to be half com
GERMAN SITUATION CRITICAL
Copenhagen Pan-German propaganda crisis now succeeded by
serious crisis. Political circles which causing Michaelis, llellicrich and
von Capelle to use these facts of the naval plot as weapon for attacking
the extremists in Reichstag who declare Michaelis sowing seed of his
own downfall. Socialists now in complete opposition to Chancellor.
PORK DROPS IN CHICAGO
Chicago Provision market for third successive day underwent
set back. Pork dropped $2.25 barrel; ribs fall $1.50 hundred.
Lima Peruvian government allows Britain to use ports.
GERMAN ACCOUNT OF LOSSES
Berlin Official. British lost 374 planes on various fronts during
September. Germans 82.
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A. M.
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 . .
Engels Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onomea Sugar Company
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Railway & Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company
Major Green Coming
To Maui Tuesday
Major Francis J. Green, who is in
charge of the selective draft in the
Islands, writes that he will arrive on
Maui next Tuesday morning, making
his headquarters at the Wailuku
Hotel. He will be here two days or
more, depending somewhat upon the
amount of work he finds to do.
All the forms, etc., have been sent
over ahead of Major Green, and the
work of preparing for the draft i.s
well advanced. Hi.s work here will
have largely to do with details.
Improvement At Hospital
A Kny-Sehecrer instrument and
dressing and water sterilizer is being
installed at the Malulani hospital, to
replace the old plant, which had out
lived its usefulness.
The new outfit cost in the neighbor
hood of I13U0.
Claudine Sails Early
The Kahului Uailroad Co., received
a wireless from Honolulu this morn
ing stating that the Claudine would
leave Kahului at 4 p. m. tomorrow
afternoon in place of 9 p. m.
Passengers and shippers are cau
t'.oned to remember this.
No explanation is given as to why
the schedule is changed.
The change is for one day (tomor
row) only, so far as now known.
OCTOBER 12, 1917.
Will Be Reopened
The postollice at Pauwela, which
was closed following the financial jug
gling of a former postmaster, will be
reopened, with David Kiakona, mana
ger of the Pauwela Store, in charge.
Mr. Kiakona, who is a very respon
sible and capable man, has already
filed his bond. It will undoubtedly
be approved, and postoflice business
will be resumed in the Tauwela store
in about sixty days.
Mossman A Deputy
Harry C. Mossman. who has been
otliciating as a clerk in the office of
Division Tax Assessor Kunewa, re
ceived his commission this week as
a deputy assessor and collector for
vVailuku district. An additional dep
uty for the assessor's ollice was pro
vided for by the last Legislature. The
appointment is in the nature of a
Nitrate Schooner Arrives
The American schooner Samar ar
rived at Kahului Friday from Chile,
bringing a cargo of nitrates. On ac
count of regulations in regard to ves
sels arriving from South American
ports, the schooner was fumigated by
representatives of tho U. S. pubic