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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1917.
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ITALIANS REPULSE GERMAN ATTACK
Rome (Official) A vigorous attack by Austro-Germans against
the Monte Solarilo salient was repulsed.
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FOR SALE One Buick Automobile,
$450. See King, Puunene Store.
Of The Supervisors
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The Miprrvisora mpt nsain at 10 a
m., Monday. Messrs. Prumniond nn
I nhinui bring absent. Tax Assessor
H. Kunewa was also present. Th
financial budget for 1918 was takr
up and dis- usaed.
It was moved by Mr. Fleming,
seeondeil by Mr. Cockett, that th
rliairr.ian be instructed to notify a
heads of departments immediate!
that it is the wish of the board t tin
they lend all assistance possible i
the Red Cross drive. This motio
was unanimously adopted.
Adjournment was taken to Wednes
day morning at 10.
The board resumed Its sitting at 11
a. m., Messrs. Drummond and Flem
ing being absent.
Consideration of the 1918 budget
took up the entire time of the meet
ing, following which adjournment wa
taken to 10 a. m. Monday.
FRIDAY AFTERNOON'S MEETING
All members, except Mr. Drummond
were present at the meeting of the
board of supervisors held Friday af
Bids for constructing a two-room
teachers cottage at Kealahou were
opened and proved to be as follows
Hugh Howell Engineering Co., Ltd
$3475. T'me, 40 days. J. A, Aheong,
$3285. Time, 50 days. Action de
felted to Saturday.
It was moved by Mr. Uahinui
seconded by Mr. Fleming, that the
board approve of the actton of the
chairman in deferring the construc
tion of the teachers' cottage at Kau
po. Motion carried
Mr. Fleming moved that the conn
ty engineer be instructed to take up
w th the county clerk snd county audi
tor the matter of claims charged in
e.ier to various accnuvs and to nt've
the proper adjustments made so that
two sides of the books will be in bal
ance. This motifin was seconded by
Mr. Uahinui and carried.
It was moved by Mr. Fleming that
the county engineer be instructed to
charge Mr. AVadsworth and Mrs. Wed
d;.ck according to the agreements re
ferred to in his report. Motion sec
onded by Mr. Cockett and carried
County engineer's report filed.
Upon motion of Mr. Cockett, sec
onded by Mr. Uahinui, Ordinance
N. amending Paragraph 3 of
Section 2 of Ordinance No. 31 of the
County of Maui passed final reading
Upon motion of Mr. Fleming, sec
onded by Mr. Cockett, Ordinance
No. amending Section 1 of
Ordinance No. 20, proh'biting the
jpqddling of fish and other marine
products and vegetables within the
radius of one mile from the Wa'luku
Market, and providing a penalty for
the violation of the provisions there
of, passed final reading.
The clerk was instructed to pro
ceed with the usual course for publi
cation of the ordinances.
Mr. Fleming moved that beginning
with the month of December, 1917,
Mrs. Ellen D. Morton be allowed
$45.00 per. month and Mrs. Annie
Hooulu Lindsey be allowed $50.00 per.
month, and that the clerk be instruc
ted to notify the auditor to charge
these amounts to the Police Pension
Fund. Motion seconded by Mr. Cock
ett and carried.
Mr. Fleming moved that the at
tention of the sheriff be called to
Sections 6 and 12 of Act 115 of the
Session Laws of 1917 with particular
reference to the condition of the mov
ing picture houses in the County of
Maul. Motion seconded by Mr. Cock
ett and carried.
Mr. Fleming also moved that the
sheriff be Instructed to delegate some
police officer to assist J. L. Osmer in
sanitation work in Wailuku dur'ng
the illness of Mr. Walwaiole. Mot'on
seconded by Mr. Uahinui and carried
The clerk was instructed to call to
the sheriff's attention parking of
automobiles for hire on Market
Mr. Fleming moved that the clerk
be instructed to notify the Maui Tele
phone Company that the board under
stands the telephone at Kanaio has
been removed for months past; that
it had escaped the notice of the board
that they had been charging month
by month for this instrument and that
the board would be glad to have a re
bate for the amount of money paid
during such time when there was no
telephone. Motion seconded by Mr.
cockett and carried.
Mrs. Horner And Son
Die In California
Robert Horner last evening receiv
ed by mail news of the almost simul
taneous death of two relatives, moth
er and son, both in California.
Mrs. Will'am Y. Horner, wife of
William Y. Horner, a former member
of the Hawaiian Benate and related to
the Horner families here, d'ed on Nov
ember 23 at Irvington, Cal., She was
B5 years old.
Charles Frederick Horner. well
known here as the son of Mrs. Wil
liam Y. Horner, died in Oakland
about the same time. He was a for
mer owner and manager of Lahaina
plantation, also former member of the
Hawaiian legtelature and for 14 years
chairman of the board of supervisors
of Alameda county and for the past
eight years county tax assessor. He
was 59 years old. Star-Bulletin, Dec.
Bo3s: "What does density nean:"
Stenographer: "I can't thinl' lust
now, but I've got It in my head."
San Francisco R. W. Shingle, of Honolulu, has been appointed
Territorial director of the war savings campaign.
Captain Granzow, of the schooner Churchill, wrecked on French
Frigate Shoals, has surrendered to the Federal authorities.
BRITISH BOM HARD HUXS
London The admiralty reports the successful homharding of Au-d'-ne.
a town hehind the German lines in Flanders. One German ma
ihine. attempting to oppose, was brought down in flames. The British
ir r turned safely.
THK SUBMARINE TOLL
Kcpi.rts show that for the week 14 vessels over 1600 tons and three
under hae heen sunk. There were also one fisher and one Frenchman.
RUSSIA'S INTERNAL STRIFE
A l'ctrograd despatch says that the Cossacks finally occupied Ros
tov on Monday, infantry joining the Cossacks after the rear guard had
surrendered. Kaladincs has made a proposal to the Rolshcviki to end
die civil war and for peace, stipulating the independence of Cos
sack territory and non-intervention of the Maximilists.
NEW FOUNDLAND A DOMINION
Boston According to advices received here New Foundland has
been declared a dominion in place of a crown colony.
AN EXPERT OPINION
New York Arthur Boland, British naval expert, says that the
naval campaign against the submarine has finally resulted in keeping
the world's tonnage from showing much decrease, or soon will. He
gives the credit for this to the participation of American war craft and
to changes in the chief command of the British navy.
VILLA IS SOMEBODY ELSE
El Paso According to an escaped Federal prisoner from Mexico,
viua is now operating under another name and is conducting guerilla
vtcuiuic in Mnaiier towns.
TURK BRUTALITY IN JERUSALEM
asiungion r rencn advices state that the l urks, prior to sur
rendering Jerusalem, brutally mistreated Christian nriests and n-mnv,.,
me iamous treasures lrom the Church of the Ho v Senu Hire valmvl
at millions of dollars, which were sent to Berlin churches Tl ipp in-
uded famous brilliants. Monssisineur Cimassei. natri.in-h of Tern-
salem, was deposed from office and Father Picardo, Italian priest
jic-u iioiu me enecis oi nrutauty.
1 etrograd 1 he executive council of the Work-mpn-SnlrlWc
deputies have proclaimed a state of siee in lVt
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epress disorders due to looting of wine cellars and shops.
WIRELESS TO PHILIPPINES
Washington Wireless messages from Admiral Knitdit. at Cavite
to Secretary Daniels announce the completion of a chain of wireless
stations in the Philippine Islands. Messages were sent from Cavite,
via Pearl Harbor, to Pacific coast, thence to Arlington. Knitdit evtriil-
eu me greetings ot the American Asiatic fleet, to which the secretary
Honolulu Captain Clark wirelessed his congratulations from T-V.nrl
u. .l , n . '
uaruor to cavite.
PORTO RICAN EDITOR TAILED
San Juan Viscounte Balboa, editor of the Revista de las AntillU
has been sentenced to eight years in the U. S. prison at Atlanta .ni.l
f a i rnn t i i i-.
lincu p-t,uw ior puonsning seditious matter.
GERMAN STRENGTH IN FRANCE
Washington The German strength in France is 154 d ivisions. or
jci mice minion men, wnicn is one division more than in July, when
me maximum enort against 1-ranee was made. It is understood that
the Allies continue to maintain a considerable superiority.
ITALIANS ARE CONFIDENT
French Army Italians feel confidence in the increased ability
of the Allies to hold the Teutons from breaking through to the Venetian
plains. It is snowing heavily in passes behind the Austro-German lines
The French have strengthened their position.
THE ITALIAN REPORT
Headquarters Italian Army Extremely heavv fiphtini? develnned
in both northern mountain regions. Along the lower Piave the enemy
made live attempts to cross the Sid river. Thp nmln r-ffn t
miles above the mouth, using pontoons. The first partv succeeded in
crossing but after a series of desperate attacks were driven back to the
water s edge, where they are held. Four simultaneous attacks in the
same regions were repulsed. Fighting still continues, bv enemv
concentrated in the mountain regions. Whole pressure on heio-hts com
manding the path to San Lorenzo repeatedly repulsed, but with rein
forcements made some progress on the summit of one system of heights
east of the Brenta river. Here the Italians retired, but fighting desper
ately. Both sides feel the importance of controlling ih m tn tin-
Washington Captain Parks, naval constructor at Pearl llnrlinr
tor several years, is promoted to be rear-admiral and mndp rUiof nf
the bureau of yards and docks.
Sugar tdealers of the west and middle west have teWra
proval of Hoover's action which prevented a sugar famine in the west.
CAbL Or TIT FOR TAT
Paris The French transport Chateau was sunk in the Mediterrane
n on the 14th. Before sinking she sunk the attacking submarine
THE LAST RAID ON LONDON
London Ten were killed and 70 wounded in I mvlnn nnA fi-,
side in last night's air raid. Twenty machines participated, five reach-
"S -Lyuuuun. iv.o were snot down.
HONOLULU NEWS KOTF.S
Honolulu John H. Clegg, son-in-law of G. J. Waller, now in the
British service, was among those wounded at Halifax. armrHinn- tn a
message received from Mrs. CleL'ir who is on the
route to Halifax.
Manager Chas. F. Eckart. of Ol
us bagasse experiment has been successful. He brings back a sample
ot black mulching paper which is intended for use as a weed preventive
on his plantation. Further experiments with ha in th
iacture of finer paper will now be undertaken.
U 1 ercy Morse, formerly apvnt of the
ship Lo., has been appointed agent of divisional operations for the U.
S. shipping board.
Colonel Hathawav. the
today iniviiiui i-.v-.iiui., diiivtu
tt l he 1ul',lc Utilities Commission is contemplating appealing to the
United States supreme court in the Inter-Island rate case.
M'AMSH STEAMER SUNK
Iaris The Spanish steamer Noviembre has 'been sunk bv n K1-
manne. Ilurty were saved.
SALOON HAD REMARKABLE WEALTH
Uary, Indiana Two highwayman held up a saloon in a busy street
ere today and escaped with $25,000.
. DANIELS TALKS OF COMPLAINTS
Washington Secretary Daniel.; d
1 , J ' v ivpwi 13 IJIUl VUIIllIill IS
complaining about the failure to foru "ATi Cll til A W'C iiri.nii.lli. f n
requests of the Admiral not promptly responded to were for detailing
ot special men. s
ANOTHER OUTBREAK IN MEXICO
El Paso Another independent revolution in Mexico is reported
leaded by Lulaho Guilerrez. fr.rmerlv a V'illn ,.,,.,.,.:., : -v.
The people of the United States of America will
be invited, beginning Monday, December seventeenth
to and including December twenty-thij-d, to join The
American Red C ross. The Honolulu Hawaii Chapter
desires of the people of this Territory to be more
deeply interested in becoming members of the Red
Cross and its work.
No elaboration of the serious necessity of its
work need be given, for the events of war impress
themselves on us daily.
I beg to urge Hawaii to make its membership in
character and number as notable in The Red Cross
as it has in other intensely patriotic endeavor.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have
hereunto set my hand and caused the
Great Seal of the Territory of Hawaii
to be affixed.
DONE at the Capitol in Honolulu,
this 13th. day of December, A. D. 1917.
LUCIUS E. PINKIIAM,
Governor of Hawaii.
By the Governor,
- (Sgd.) CURTIS P. IAUKEA,
Secretary of Hawaii.
C. B. GAGE
Hawaiian Trust Building
Better start your Xmas buy
ing earlier than usual this
year, as deliveries may be de
layed by transportation dif
ficulties. Ibonolulu ipboto Supplg
HAVE YOU JOINED THE RED CROSS?
If not, you should do so at once. The campaign for new mem
bers started on Maui Tuesday morning and will end Monday
afternoon. We want Maui to show up with 1 0,000 new
members. It should be 1 1 ,000. Will you become one of
them? Read the following
OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN E. D. TENNEY:
v .Totay,s,1art1s a Srcat nation-wide campaign for membership in our
National Red Cross. Ten million new members are required before
Christmas in the Society which stands for Humanity just as our Fla
stands for Liberty.
The American Red Cross acts under a Congressional charter its
accounts are audited by the War Department, and it is the only Society
authorized to give volunteer aid to the Army and Navy, at the present
We arc backing up our Army and Navy to the best of our ability
c are keeping thousands ot French and Belgian families from
actual starvation by means of employment given women whose hus
bands, fathers or brothers have been lost either through the misfortunes
of war or the ravages of the Hun.
We are sending supplies to 3423 French military hospitals
We serve 30,000 soldiers daily at our canteens in France
W e are caring for thousands of French and Belgian children and
lOOOOOtons'6 CSta''lisl,cd warehuscs in France with a capacity of
We have established a sanitarium with 1000 beds for tuberculosis
patients, and arc assisting in stamping out this terrible disease in our
re are carrying on extensive relief work in Belgium and the
devastated regions of France.
a dayVC Ptrate a" ambulance service which transports 1000 refugees
We have sent 3,000,000 pounds of milk for Russian babies
We have given $1,000,000 to the families of sick and wounded
French soldiers, and $1,000,000 to the British Red Cross
e are sending 200 ambulance drivers to Italy, establishing supply
depots and furnishing supplies to military hospitals, distributing milk
o the children and sick from Genoa and Milan, and organizing soup
kitchens throughout the land.
We have sent hundreds of thousands of dollars and vast quantities
of supplies to Armenia, Serbia, Rumania, Italy, France, Belgium and
lv U SSI (it
" AND WE HAVE ONLY JUST BEGUN
Here in Hawaii, the Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter, including Oahu,
P.aHUf'rIi ! uaU3'r te;?e,dc S-ince Ju!y ' 1917' in nations to the
Jud Cross ar Fund $90,861.25, in membership dues over $30 000 and
supplies of a conservative value of over $70,000. We have a mem
bersh.p of over 17,300 on the three Islands!
AND WE HAVE ONLY JUST BEGUN
If you can't serve at the front you can serve by joining the' Am-
7 i S- Jin today' and give us a memU-rship ol at least
zs.uuu by Christmas.
E D TENNEY
Chairman, Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter, American Red Cross.
You cannot help a better cause in a better
way. Join the Red Cross!
(This advertiBcniont eontributeU by the Baldwin National Bank, Kahului.)