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WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII, FRIDAY, ArRIL 12, 1918.
Big Rains Tie Up
Earth Slides Delay Traffic In Haiku
Section Almost 20 Inches 0
Rain In Ten Days Deluge Tues
day Night Unusual Year
Almost 7 Inches of rain fell at
Haiku within 12 hours last Tuesd
night, according to the records of the
Haiku experiment station. Almost
equally heavy was the rainfall at oth
er Dolnts In eastern and central Man
durine the same time. Considerable
damage resulted at various point
from earth slides and from washing
to farm crops.
The Kahului Railroad lino was put
out of commission all day Wednt
day and Thursday by a big cave-in
n deen wit lust west of Pauwela st
tion. Many tons of earth had to be
removed before trains could pass
through. A number of smaller slides
occurred at various points between
Pain and Pmiwela but these were
quickly cleared up.
Roads Suffer Damage
A number of heavy slides have oc
.urrari nn ii now macadam road
through the homesteads east of Hat
storm of Tuesday night to do some
damage to the macadam In various
places. The belt road near Pauwela
w also blocked by a big land slide.
All of the roads east of Paia and
In the Makawao section, except the
.., n nmniini nf mnradamed tho-
m i ui 1 1 niiivunb
rouchfare. have become almost im
passable during the past week on ac-
(Continued on Pago Eight.)
Polo Still To Be
Played On Maui
Ponies, However, Will Have To Work
For Their Living As Cow Ponies-
No Fancy Imported Oats For Them
No Inter-Island Contests
Polo will not be abandoned on
Maui this year, as had been decided
unon some time ago as a war con
servation measure. Frank Baldwin,
president of the Maul County Fair &
Racing Association made this an
nouncement at the meeting of the or
ganization yesterday afternoon.
But the game will probably not be
so fast as heretofore, for the reason
that the ponies will not be trained on
imported feeds as in the past, anu
maintained in luxurous idleness be
tween games. Mr. Baldwin stated
that of his 20 head of ponies, 10 have
been turned out to pasture, and the
other ten have been given to the
stockmen of tho plantation to be used
regularly as cow ponies in place of
the usual mounts. This, it is believ
ed, will keep the animals in fair con
dition for playing from time to time.
There will be no big games, but
there should be some interesting con
tests between local teams, Mr. Bald
win thinks. It has also been suggest
ed that an admission fee be charged
to the games, the proceeds to be turn
ed over To tho Red Cross.
To Have Telephone
The Chamber of Commerce yester
day voted to pay the cost of main
taining a telephone in the Wailuku
postoffice. With the Thrift Stamp
campaign on such an instrucent is
almost indespensable, it was stated.
The postoffice authorities had notified
the Chamber that there are no funds
by which 3rd and 4th class offlces
may be supplied with telephones, and
that therefore Lahaina, Kahului, Pa
in, and Wailuku must get their
phones some other way or do without.
Under a previous administration, it
was Btated, such phones had been
supplied in a lew cases through a
sort of "juggling with accounts"
which can no longer be employed.
A game of basketball between the
Kahului "B" team and Wailuku "B"
team will be played at the Alexander
House Gymnasium, this evening.
Booze Interests To
Fight Dry Ruling?
That the liquor men of Mnui
are preparing to pool interests
and to contest in the courts the
decision of the local liquor
board to refuse to grant any
licenses after the first of July,
is a rumor that is current in
Wailuku. The report goes
further and declares that in
case the booze men win out and
compel the board to recind its
ruling that action for damages
against the commissioners as in
dividuals will be instituted.
Whether or not there is any
foundation for the rumor cannot
be learned. The alleged threat
of suing the members of the
board for damages, however,
has aroused considerable indig
Modified Race Meet
For Fourth Of July
Association Approves Plan For Day
Of Sport Prizes To Be Liberty
Bonds Untrained Horses Only,
No Imported Feeds
The Fourth of July race meeting
which has been a feature on Maui for
more than 30 years, will not be sus
pended this year as had been talked
for some time past. This was fornv
ally decided at a meeting of the direc
tors of the Maui County Fair & Rac
ing Association held yesterday after
But the celebration this year will
bo considerably modified in that it
will consist entirely of amateur events
and no specially trained horse will be
eligible for entry. The Kahului track
stables will bo locked up and no horse
will be permitted to be conditioned
there. Aside from the quantity of
bailey and alfalfa meal contained in
mixed feeds commonly used in the is
lands, no imported feeds must be fed
The aim is to save entirely the special
imported feed products with which
horses are usually put in trim for
acing. Animals not fed according
ly will be barred.
Tentative Program Approved
F. II. Cameron, chairman of the rac
Ing committee of the association, sub
mil ted a rough program which prom
ises a day of fine sport without any of
the professional flavor usual hereto-
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Making Good Mohey
apancse Leave Business To Okina
gans On Account Of Superstition
Bad Feeling May Result In
Okinaga fishermen on the Lahaina
side of the island are said to be mak
ing a profitable business lately in
catching turtles along the leeward
coast which they sell in Honolulu for
cents per pound. Several tons a
ny are being thus taken, according
to those who have kept track of the
matter. The fishing is mostly done
with large nets and by diving after
It is reported that the regular Jap
anese fishermen have a superstition
about turtles which prevents their
molesting them, but tho Okinagans
have no such scruples and are reap
ing a harvest in consequence. Feel
ing is growing bitter over the matter,
it is said, because the Japanese fisher
men ascribe the long period of stormy
eather, which has interfered with
fishing, to be due to the killing of the
turtles. A clash between the two
classes of fishermen is predicted.
Saturday, May 25, between the
hours of 5 and 8 o'clock p. m has
been set as the time for holding the
democratic party election of precinct
lul) officers and territorial and coun
TO FEEL IMPORT
Many Products From Japan Barred
From United States After Nex
Monday By Order Of War Trade
Board Food And Clothing Tabu
LIST OF RESTRICTED ARTICLES
That the Japanese residents of
these islands are going to severely
feel the effects of a recent order pro
hibiting the importation into the Unit
ed States of various articles after
April 15, is the belief of those who
have looked over the list of restrict
ed imports lately published by the
War Trade Board. Inasmuch as lo-
cal Japanese have been in the habit
of depending to a considerable ex
tent upon food, clothing, and other
articles imported from Japan, the
shutting off of many of these products
by the new order is likely to prove
The object of the restriction is of
course a measure of consck-vation
largely, and is made up of articles
which the mainland can most easily
do without or obtain suitable substl
tutes. It will be harder here in the
Islands. The list is the first issued
and it is intimated there may be more
It includes most food products ex
cept beans and peas, all malt liquors,
(Continued on Page Two.)
Give Me Honolulu"
Balch, Of Telephone And Wireless
Fame Planning For Future Wire
Connection Of All Islands Few
Years More Will Solve Problem
Within. 5 years Maui, Hawaii and
Kauai will be linked with Oahu by
telephone is the expressed belief of
J. A. Balch, directing genius of the ef
ficient Mutual Telephone Company, of
Honolulu, and inaugurator of the in
ter-island radio system, now control-
ed by the U. S. Navy department. The
system will be submarine cable, in
Mr. Batch's opinion. He does not ex
pect the government department to
relinquish the radio monopoly follow
ing tho war.
Mr. Balch, accompanied by Wallace
D. Stone, manager of the Hilo Tele
phone Company, an auxilliary of the
Mutual Company, is on Maui this
week in connection with the taking
over of the Maui Telephone Com
pany's business by his company,
(Continued on Page Eight.)
Chamber Not Keen
On Tourist Campaign
That the Chamber of Commerce has
no funds available from which to pay
the $2000 suggested by the Honolulu
chamber of commerce towards the
150,000 tourist fund now being raised,
was the sense of a motion made and
carried at the meeting held yesterday
The Maul chamber was clearly not
sanguine on the matter of encourag
ing tourist travel at the present time,
despite the assurances of W. O. Ai
ken, of the promotion committee, that
ho national government was fully
sanctioning such travel, and that Cal
ifornia today has the biggest crop of
tourists on record. Transportation
uncertainties and difficulties were the
chief arguments against tho matter.
GOOD RESPONSE TO
LIBERTY LOAN CAMPAIGN
Maui subscriptions to the third
Liberty Loan amounted to $55,000 last
Saturday, and the members of the
committee are gaining considerably
more in their campaign over the is-
and. Chairman C. D. Lufkin stated
that he expects at least $10,000 more
in subscriptions before the campaign
ends on May 8th.
aStSwiGREAT BATTLE IS STILL
Following is the new food
program for public eating
places and tho home:
Monday is Wheatless.
Tuesday is Meatless.
Wednesday is Wheatless.
Saturday is Porkless.
One Wheatless meal every
One meatless meal every day
Wheatless means no crack-
ers, pastry, macaroni, break-
fast food or other cereal con-
taining wheat and no wheat
flour in any form except the
small amount needed for thick-
ening or a binder in corn bread.
Meatless means without cat-
tie, hog or sheep products. On
other days use mutton and lamb
in preference to beef or pork.
Forkless means without pork,
bacon, ham, lard or pork pro-
ducts fresh or preserved. Use
fish and poultry.
Red Cross Workers
Wanted In France
Men Over Draft Age, With Business
Ability, Who Can Pay Own Expen
ses Have Good Chance For Job
Mrs. F. F. Baldwin, chairman of the
Maui branch of the American Red
Cross Association has received notice
that competent volunteer workers
with business experience and beyond
the draft age, who will pay their own
expenses, are wanted urgently in Pa
ris. It is understood that there are
several persons in Honolulu who are
considering accepting the oirer, and
there are doubtless many others both
here as well as in other parts of the
erritory who would bo glad to vol
unteer without salary but arc not in
position to pay their own expenses as
Auto Killed Calf
Owner Is Fined
John Telles, owner of a herd of
cattle which he is alleged to allow to
pasture along the road near the clecr1.
trie power station, was fined fltPtfnd
coots in tho district court this morn
ing for maintaining a common nui
sance. Many complaints have been
made about the cattlo on the road,
but it remained for Robt. Miller, a
Filipino driver for Santos, to run in
to a calf, kill the animal and smash
up his car, before the matter was
taken up by the authorities.
Complaint was made in the cham
ber of commerce yesterday to the
stray cattle which are permitted to
graze along the highways. It was
tated that considerable damage had
been done by such animals on the Pa-la-Makawao
road where they have de
stroyed young shade trees planted
tlirough the efforts of ladies of the
community and the plantations.
RAGING WITHOUT RESULT
German Gains Made At Terrific Cost Of No Real
Value-Strategic Points Held Firmly By Allied
Troops -Americans Repulse Fierce Assault
Lasting 42 Hours-Hawaii Workers To Go To
France For Red Cross
Honolulu Judge Vaughn sentences Sergio Tavarcs, a Portuguese
of Maui to 30 days. Con tossed lie was a slacker. Said he refused to
iMT ui'uuse nc was at raid to be sent to France and shot hv Germ.
SELINSKY RECITAL ENJOYED
BY LARGE AUDIENCE
The violin recital by the noted art-
st, Max Selinsky, under the auspices
of the Maui Music Club, given at the
Paia Community House on Wednesday
evening, was greatly enjoyed by a
irge audience of Maui music lovers.
The concert had been postponed
from Tuesday evening on account of
rain. Mr. Selinsky was assisted by
Miss Gretchen Falke, pianist.
Arrangement has been made for
Mr. Selinsky to play a number of
selections at the Wailuku Orpheum
this evening, before he leaves for La
haina to take the Mauna Kea for Honolulu.
Sheriff Crowell has appointed Se-
gundo Francisco, special police officer
for Haiku, Ulumalu, Hamakuapoko,
and Pala; Eugenio San Juan, special
officer for Lahaina district; and T.
Kanaka, special officer for Wailuku.
These officers are to assist in running
down draft delinquents.
Alfred Castle gets telegraphic request to send immediately, thr
vni-.nrr lip.i ltliv mmi f,-..- T.'l f. -i r . '
...v... ium, si-ivut auroau. iiust oe ot proven
loyalty and able to pay own expenses. Castle has several in view.
I wo will probably sail on Sierra next week.
BRITISH HOLDING THEIR OWN
New York Swinging his heaviest legions and heaviest guns to far
.lortli l Picardy, Ilindcnburg is now driving at British between Arras
and Y pres. Charges arc being made behind tempest of explosive gas
shells. He has succeeded in penerating sections of the British front
just south of Ypres but British still grip on Wytschaete Messines ridge
and Ploegstreet woods and line from llollebecke to Arras is still not in
danger. This attack is a main operation of the part of the Germans
who are not counting their losses but makinir
attacks. Their trains are so far without
TERRIFIC EXECUTION BY BRITISH r.TTVS
London Reuters reports the Germans launched new formidable
attack against Belgium lines Hollobccke 5 miles southeast of Ypres.
Lame foreward in masses but were completely repulsed. After ter
rific execution from British guns.
TO GIVE $30,000 TO RED CROSS
Philadelphia It is semi-omciallv announced that the G prm.in.Am.
erican Alliance will disband and give $30,000 which is in treasury to
the Red Cross.
ANOTHER BIG LOAN TO ALLIES
Washington Presidential proclamation takes over several eastern
coastwise shipping companies at noon Saturday. It empowers Mac-
wmi.ii hum upline uuimg liiLiuuing terminals.
France yesterday loaned 125 million, makinfr total hillirm mil-
lion. Total to all Allies to date is 5 billion 285 million 600 thousand.
War trade board authorized immediate Shipment of two shinlnarls
of grain to Holland.
TRENT NOT GUILTY
Honolulu Jury returns verdict at 11:00 Trent not milt v. Stood
9 to 3 for acquittal till last ballot.
LIBERTY LOAN FIGURES
Washington Liberty Loan $275,919,000. (Official) Trobablv
00 million actually.
SWIFT DECLARES 50 MILLION DIVIDEND
Chicago Swifts to declare an extra stock dividend of 50 million
to care for increased business. Subscribed at par.
l'OUK BILLION IN REVENUE
Washington Estimated that the revenues from income tax and
war excess profits for June may reach 4 billion. Treasury may recom-
menu payments in june, migust anu uctohcr Oth.
MORE JAPANESE KILLED IN RUSSIA
Harbin Refugees from Blago Yiestchensk tell that 200 noncom-
batants were killed in orgies and rioting. Bolsheviki attempted to dis
arm Japanese who had armed for self-defense. Cossacks aiding Japan
se lost 100 and 80 Japanese and 2 Chinese killed.
MORE FRENCH OFFICERS TO AID TROOPS
Washington Additional French officers to train troops have been
requested by General March through French embassy in order to hasten
the movement of troops over seas.
PORTO RICAN LABOR FOR ISLANDS
Honolulu Royal D. Mead report that federal government agrees
t furnish Porto Rican labor to be drawn from the agricultural sections
sufficient to meet Hawaii's need for labor. Some details are yet to
be completed and agreed upon before the offer can be definitely accept
ed Mead says there is no prospect for Chinese labor legislation going
through this year. . i i i
ISLANDS' LIBERTY LOAN QUOTA FIXED " "
Details concerning Hawaii's quota of Liberty loan has been receiv
ed from the Coast, based on bank resources as follows: Hilo, $341,000;
Honolulu, $305,500; Kahului, $09,000; Schofield, $56,000; Wailuku,
$93,000 nased on parent banks. Local committee meets today to fix
islands' quotas on these bases.
A GOOD MAN GOES BAD
City Clerk Kalauokalani has been arrested by Marshal Smiddy on
a statutory charge on complaint of his wife. The arrest was made at
other woman's house last night.
(Continued on Puje Seven.)
WIRELESS MARKET QUOTATIONS
SESSION 10:30 A. M. APRIL 12. 1918.
Ewa Plantation Company
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co
McBryde Sugar Company
Oahu Sugar Company
Olaa Sugar Company
Pioneer Mill Company
Watalua Agricultural Company
Honolulu Brewing & Malting Company
Mineral Products Company
Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company ..
Engttls Copper Company
Mountain King Mine
Hawaiian Sugar Company
Onoraea Sugar Company .
Hawaiian Pineapple Company
Oahu Railway & Land Company
Mutual Telephone Company