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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1917.
SPLENDID FINISH OF
THE GARDEN CONTESTS
Paul Knyser, Of Paia; Albert Camara, Of Keahua;
Naoki Matsueda, Of Pauwela; Hisashi Hasegawa,
Of Lahaina; One From East Maui And One From
Molokai Will Go To Honolulu-Other Successful
During this week the judges ap
pointed to determine the successful
contestants in the school garden com
petition Inaugurated by the Maui
County Fair & Racing Association
visited all of the gardens of Maul
and Molokai. The work in central
Maul and Lahaina was completed yes
terday. East Maui, and Molokai will
make their returns in a few days.
Three first, second and third
prizes were offered for central Maui,
one set in Lahaina ,one in east Maui
and one for Molokai. The first prize
in each case will be a trip to Hono
lulu, with all expenses paid ,nnd the
second and thrid prizes the choice of
certain articles named below.
In central Maui, the judges first de
termined the successful contestants
In the three classes, and from those
of the first class selected the three to
go to Honolulu. The results were as
Waihee First, Henry Gomes, 15
years old; second, Manuel Correa, 12,
third, Virginia Texeira. 14.
Wailuku Martha Wilbur, 1 first, 12,
years old; Eva Miranda, second, 11;
Albert Makeku, third, 10.
Walakoa Shizul Kotsubo, first, age
13; K. Saida, second, 11.
Hamakuapoko Rose Hauoli, first,
age, 12; Mikaila Pedro, second, 11;
Tony Crastes .third, 14.
Haiku Naoki Matsueda, first 15
years old; Win. Baldwin, second, 9;
Philomena Nunes .third, 12.
Keokea Yin Fah Kong, first, age
13; Yuen Foon Pang, second, 13;
Chong Meo Hew, third, age 13.
Makawao Flora. Tavares, first, 14
years of age; Sinto Tavares, second,
10; Louis Tavares, third,10. Honor
able mention Louis Pinheiro, 10;
Lida Pinheiro, 14.
ON SUBJECT OF
Very Interesting Meeting Held In Wai
luku Saturday Afternoon
A meeting was held at the Alexan
der House Settlement last Saturday
afternoon for the purpose of receiving
' reports on conservation work and of
hearing talks by Mr. C. E. Barter,
who recently returned from the east;
Dr. W. D. Baldwin and, the principal
speaker of the day. Mr. Al. Castle,
of Honolulu, who came to Maui for
that purpose. The attendance was
fairly large and much interest was
manifested by everybody. The fol
lowing is a copy of the minutes taken
by the secretary, Mrs. Cameron,
which is a very complete account of
Mrs. Bqwdish, chairman, opened the
meeting at 3 p. m., and called for
the reports of the preceding meetings,
which were read by the secretary,
and approved. Reports were given
by the chairman of the various com
mittees and ordered placed oa file.
In addiUon to the two slogans al
ready adopted, "Shoot as well as
you Shout," and "This War will be
won by Bread Bullets," Mrs. Bowdish
gave another "Do not stuff your
husband, but husband your stuff.
Two new members were enrolled
Mrs. Worth Aiken and Mrs. C. E.
The chairman then asked Mr. C. E.
Barter, superintendent of the Haiku
Fruit & Canning Co., to tell of the
food conservation work as he observ
ed U on his recent trip to the States.
Mr. Barter said in part:
"Being interested in the food in
dustry I was constantly on the look
out to see in what ways the people
in the States were conserving the
food supply. The first thing that was
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WAILUKU WILL PAY
It is announced that the Wailuku
Sugar Company will despite the
severe drought, pay the usual divid
end of one percent, in January and
will continue the same rate until
further notice. Wailuku has paid extra
dividends amounting to 12 percent,
Paia Paul Knyser, first, age 14;
Yoshio Tenaka, second, 14: Wm. Chal
mers, third, 12. Honorable mention
John Andrade, 12; Kiono Osakada, 13;
Manuel Franco, 14.
Keahua Albert Camara, first, age
14; Kiyoshi STakurea, second 15; Al
fred Carvalho .third. 14. Honorable
mention John Kalanl, 12..
After very careful consideration,
and analysis, the judges decided upon
the following as the ones to go to
Honolulu: l'aul Knyser, of l'aia; Al
bert Camara, of Keahua, and Naoki
Matsueda, of Haiku (Pauwela.) In
the latter case it. was a very close
decision between Matsueda and Rose
Hauoli, the judges decidiing in favor
of the former on a few finely drawn
In the Lahaina district the results
were as follows: Hisashi Hasegawa,
Lahaina ,age 13, first, trip to Hono
lulu. Uichl Harada, Ilonokohua, age 10,
Leslie Vida, Lahaina, age 15, third.
The second prizes in Central Maui
were awarded as follows:
Martha Wilbur, Wailuku ,age 12.
Rose Hauoli, Hamakuapoko, age 12.
William Baldwin, Haiku, age 9.
Next, the third prizes, in central
Maui were as follows:
Flora Tavares, Makawao, age 14.
Shizuil Kotsubo, Waiakoa, age 13.
Mikaila Pedro, Hamakuapoko, age
Additional honorable mention was
voted the following:
Waihee Henry Gomes, 15.
Keokea Yin Fah Kong, 13.
Paia Yoshio Tenaka, 14; Win.
Makawao Sinto Tavares, 10.
Keahua Kiyoshi Sakurea, 15; Al-
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An Affair For All Children Of Wai
luku And Neighboring Towns On
The Court House Grounds
The community Christmas tree of
Wailuku and the neighboring settle-'
ments of Waihee, Waiehu and Wnika
pu will take place in the courthouse
yard at 6:30 next Thursday evening,
if the weather is favorable. Should
there be rain the program will be
carried out in the armory.
It is expected that 3,000 people will
participate, from 1000 to 2000 being
The part of the program in which
all join will consist of the singing of
four Christmas carols and "America."
The words of these carols may be
had from Mr. Mathews, of the Alex
ander House Settlement. The
schools and a choir are already
practicing them, and it is hoped that
all will memorize the words before
The purpose of the community
Christmas plan is to conserve expense
and to offer an opportunity for the
whole community to get together for
a common purpose.
On account of the strain Incident
to war times, it has been decided to
limit the gifts to candy and oranges
or apples. Every child in the
gathering will be remembered in
It is estimated that the whole cele
bration will not cost more than $ 200.
Towards this everyone is asked to con
tribute something. Contributions
may be sent or given to any of the
committee L. B. Mathews, Ensign
Puck and Miss Judd.
All interested are invited to meet
with the committee at the town hall
at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon.
The following marriage licenses
have been issued in Wailuku since
last report :
Antone Paul Moniz, Portuguese, 46,
of Paia; Maria Gomes, Portuguese, 33,
Andrew Akahi, Hawaiian, 21, of
Wailuku; Ellen Halemano, Hawaiian
20, of Ulupalakua.
Likita Takamatsu, Japanese, 21, of
Camp 7; Mikano Kunitake, Japanese,
19, of Puuneue.
Jurymen For Year
Total Of 150 Names Frpm Which
Grand And Trial Juries
Will Be Chosen
The jury commissioners appointed
for this circuit have completed their
work and submitted to (lie court l'H
names from which trial juries will be
drawn In 191S and a list of 50 names
from which the grand juries will be
selected. Arranged in alphabetical
order the names are as follows:
Adams, David, Lahaina.
Aiken, Geo. S. Wailuku.
. Baldwin, Ernest P., Wailuku.
Baldwin, H. W., Hamakuapoko.
Baldwin, S. A., Makawao.
Baldwin, Win. A., Haiku.
Boote, W. It., Wailuku.
Bortfeld, H. C. Lahain.
Brittain, Fred Waiiluku.
Buchanan, Wm. K. Lahaina.
Carley, E. I!, l'aia.
Clark W. A.. Makawao.
Cockett, Edmund K., Lahaina.
Coekett, George, Lahaina.
Cockett, Robert E Lahaina.
Cummings, Thomas, Wailuku.
Daniel::, Edmund, Lahaina.
Dutro, Wm., Camp 1.
Fanlom, James T., Camp 1.
i'arden, Cbas. K., Lahaina.
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Maui High School
Excellent Program Of Songs, Recita
tions, Debates, Etc., Well
The Maui High School held its clos
ing exercises this mottling,- begin
ning at 10:30. Everything went off
finely, the following being the lead
1. Song, "O Little Town of Bethle
2. Recitation, "Santa Claus."
Helen Walsh. ,
3. Recitation, "Santa Claus In Ha
waii." Kulamanu Robinson.
4. Recitation, "Sa!d Tulip that is
so." Lucy Baldwin.
5. Song, "O Bienheureuse Nuit."
6. Debate, "Resolved that the myth
of Santa Claus should be told young
Ailirmative Karine Wilbur, Rose
Luni and Martha Aiken.
Negative Shuiehi Hasegawa, Ar
thur Baldwin, and Jack Linton.
7. Recitation, "A Christmas Stock
ing," second and third grades.
8. Recitation, "When Shepherds
Watched Their Flocks by Night."
9. Recitation, "The Night Before
Christmas," Grace Walsh.
10. Song, "If we were Christmas
Trees," Primary Grades.
11. President's Recent Speech to
Congress, Member of Freshman Class.
12. Recitation "Christmas Is Com
ing," Hannah Tavares.
13. Recitation, "Goblin Goose,"
14. Song, "Hark, The Herald
Angles Sing," School.
16. "Merry Christmas", first and
17. Flag Salute and Star Stangled
Of The Supervisors
The board of supervisors met at
2:30 Wednesday aluu'ii'ion- for the
December sessions, all menibors be
ing -present except Mr. Drummond.
A second session was held yesterday
and the last today. At firs writing
the county dads expect to finish up
during the afternoon.
First Day's Sitting
The resignation of Charles Muleit
ncr from the olllce of superintendent
of the Lahaina water works was ac
cepted to take effect January 1. On
motion of Mr. Fleming, Martin Lie
was appointed to the vacancy.
The appointment of Gus. Lincoln to
be poundmaster of Makawao was ap
proved. The appointment of D. K. Kahoo
kele to he police officer of liana was
Petition of Benjamin O. Wist and
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A COMING WEDDING
Ralph N. Villiers, son of Rev. Chas.
Villiers, Wailuku, and Miss Clara Sav
age, of Memphis, Tennessee, will bo
married in the Church of the Good
Shepherd at 8 o'clock on the even
ing of Wednesday, December 2G.
Korean Killed By
Charge Explodes In Tunnel, Almost
Tearing Two Workmen To
Pieces One Dead
Last Monday night, while two Ko
reans were working In a tunnel in
conticct'on with the trestle work at
Camp 1 on the road to l'aia, there
was an explosion, as a result of which
one man. Shin Hi Chul, is dead and
his companion, Ito Chung, is in a
doubtful state in, the I'uunene hospi
tal. A Japanese luna heard the explo
sion and there was something about
it which caused him to fear that all
was not right, so he and some of his
men ran inlo the tunnel. There they
found both Koreans laid out, covered
with dust and smoke and badly torn.
Plantation Officer Camara appeared
quickly and rushed the men to the
liospiti.l, where Chul died a few hours
It was found impossible to gather
any details of the accident for the
reason that neither of the men was
sufficiently conscious to talk. They
were alone in the tunnel.
A coroner's jury was empanelled,
viewed Ifie body and then adjourned
until such time as Ito Chung may be
able to tell them just what happened.
The jury consists of the following:
Manuel Dutro, II. M. Gessner, Ho
Chung Sing, Wm. Buck Apo, A. Enos
and L. B. Kaumebeiwa.
Last Saturday on the Fuuncne
courts W. H. Engle and Miss Mary
Couch defeated W. A. Baldwin and
Miss McAllister. They played the
full five sets and the scores were 4-6,
6- 1, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4. These were the finals
in the mixed doubles.
Wednesday afternoon in the ladies'
singles on the Wailuku courts Mrs.
W. S. Chillingworth defeated Miss
Maiy Couch in two stra'ght sets, 9-7,
Tomorrow afternoon on the Puu
nene courts Airs. Chilli'Jgworth will
play Miss Aina Wodehiuse in the
Monday afternoon on the Puunene
eouits Mrs. Frank Baldwin will meet
Miss Olive Villiers, the winner to
play Mrs. EJ. Campbell in the semi
finals on thu following Wednesday.
A week from tomorrow the winners
of the semi-ll.-.als will play at I'uu
nene, probably at 3:30.
Hana Wharf Work
Three men came up on the Claudine
to make the necessary surveys and
soundings for the proposed wharf at
Hana. They have been joined by Mr.
ISurdick, of the public works depart
ment, who has been making the final
inspection of the Lahaina swamp
contract. For the Hana construction,
7"),0U0 are now available, and plans
will be completed and the contract
let very shortly.
For Winter Ball
At a meeting held last Sunday
night, the l'aia Winter Baseball
League was organized, with F. P.
Itoseci'ans as president. The meet
ing was held on the initiative of
Four teams entered the League, as
follows: Giants, Manager Alapai;
V. M. I., Manager John Citra; Beaus,
Manager John Medeiros; Haikus,
A silver cup is offered by the Paiw
Store to wining team.
The first game will be played the
first Sunday in January.
The Highs And Gyms
Will Play Baseball
The Maui High School baseball
team is scheduled to play with a team
representing the Wailuku Gymnasium
at the Wailuku field on Saturday af
ternoon, Dec. 13.
This is a preliminary game to a
series which is being arranged in
which the High School, Wailuku
Gymnasium and St. Anthony's School
u-itl itnriii'innte. The nl:m is to have
each team play three games with
eaeli opponent, making nine games
for the entire ser.Vs. The series
will probably begin soon after the
first of January, although no definite
dates have been arranged yet.
MISS YAW'S CONCERT
The concert by Miss Ellen Beach
Yaw, given in the l'aia Community
House Tuesday evening was a most
enjoyable affair, although the attend
ance was not so large as had been
hoped for. Miss Yaw possesses a
charming voice and pleased her hear
ers very much.
BANQUET TO OFFICERS
OF JAPANESE CRUISER
Captain Morimoto And Staff Complimented At Maui
Hotel By Prominent, Local Japanese Patriotic
Speeches By Residents And Visitors, And "Ban
zais" Exchanged. Commander Writes Letter
H. I. J. M. S. "TOKIWA,"
Kahului, Dec. 13th, 1917.
I shall value it a great favor if you will kindly spare me a few
lines in your precious paper to convey to the citizens of Wailuku and
Kahului, my hearty thanks, in the name of the Tokiwa, of which I
am the commander, for their general good will shown to us on this
I assure you that such kindness as we have received from these
honorable citizens will not only give us an everlasting impression but
will also serve to bring to a still closer relation the two countries,
the United States of America and Japan.
To the Editor,
THE MAUI NEWS.
A grand banquetwas given by prom
inent Japanese residents of this is
land at Field's Maui Hotel last even
ing in honor of Captain Morimoto and
officers of the cruiser Tokiwa, at that
time at anchor in Kahului harbor.
About 2o0 were present, including
the visitors, some 170 leading Japan
ese residents and about 20 prominent
Host Field had prepared a most at
tractive setting for the occasion.
Long tables stretched across the
main dining hall were decorated with
roses and ferns, while the room it
self was prettily adorned with Jap
anese lanterns and American and
Japanese flags. The service was ex
cellent in every particular. Miss
Hoffmann's orchestra supplied music
which consisted principally of patri
Mr. J. Konda was toastmaster and
made the address of welcome, inter
preting his own speech into English.
Today's News By Wireless
Honolulu A letter from James A Wilder announces it to lie the
intention of the government to Federalize the Roy Scouts, calling them
into active service to assist the local military in various capacities. The
boys will be required to dress in uniform at all times. The uniform
will be protected and infringements upon it will be forbidden, just as
with the military. The Honolulu Scout council elects Judge Dole as
president and John Guild chairman of the executive committee.
Vice-President Gedge announces that after January 1 no booze will
be permitted to be sold on Inter-Island steamers.
1 lack f eld & Co. have lost their last steamship agency and are of
fering the water tender l'ioneer for sale.
Howard Hetay, of the Slate of Washington, has been nominated
collector of internal revenue. He is enroute here to take otllve on the
22nd. according to an official letter received by Acting Collector Ralph
NO PEACE CONDITIONS YET
Amsterdam No German peace conditions have been submitted to
Russian delegates, according to an official statement issued from Berlin.
The armistice only was discussed. General Steiner, Austrian war
minister, replying to questions of the army committee, according to
Vienna, indicated that the Turks are not prepared to make an attempt
to recapture Jerusalem.
UNREST IN VLADIVOSTOK
Washington Consular despatches from Vladivostock report a
slate of unrest. Advices say that there are few Russian troops in the
city, and the inference is that there were no Japanese troops either up
to the 20th.
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A. M. DECEMBER 14, 1917.
Ewa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McBryde Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company
l'ioneer 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
Captain Morimoto responded in Jap
anese, his remarks being interpreted
into English by his flag lieutenant,
The principal speech on behalf of
Maui was by Mr. Frank F. Baldwin.
Other speakers wore K.A.Wadsworth,
president, and D. H. Case, secretary,
of the Chamber of Commerce; and
Mr. Harold W. Bice. All of these
elicited rounds of applause.
Emphasis was laid by all of the
speakers, Japanese and American, up
on the splendid relations of friendship
existing at the present time between
America and Japan; and the opinion
was expressed that, the possibility of
a misunderstanding between the two
nations in future had been perma
nently removed by incidents which had
come up in connection with the
European war. Every suggestion of
permanent peace between the two na-
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