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Maui is Behind in War
Savings Stamp Sales
Goes Over the Top.
Double YOUR Quota.
THE RED CROSS SHOP
OPENS NOV. 9
THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1918.
Link Twists Facts
To Get Maui Votes
Senator Baldwin Points Out Glaring
Mis-statements Made By Democra
tic Candidate Real Opponent Of
Homesteading Was Of Link's Party
The following letter from Senator
H. A. Baldwin should be of interest
to every voter in the territory. It
points out a number of Inexcusable
mis-statements of fact made by L. L.
McCandless during his recent cam
paign for the delegateship on Maul,
and indicates how all the opposition
to homesteading that has been made
were made by democrats and not re
publicans. The "prominent dem
ocrats" mentioned by Senator Bald
win as having tried to get the twenty-five
applicant clause eliminated
from the homestead section of the
Organic Act, were as most persons
will remember, headed by the then
governor, L. E. Pinkham, who con
sistently fought homesteading in the
islands throughout his term of office.
The letter follows:
"Editor, Maul News,
"It has come to my attention that
the Democratic candidate for the del
egateship from Hawaii to Congress,
Mr. L. L. McCandless, has recently in
his campaign on Maui grossly mis
represented Hon. J. K. Kalanianaole,
his opponent on the Republican side,
as to the latter's attitude towards the
homesteading of our public lands, and
I desire, through your columns, to
appraise the public of the injustice
that has been done.
"Mr. McCandless. in his speeches
and in a printed leaflet that he hands
out. claims to be the "lather" of the
clause in our land law as contained
in the Organic Act which makes it
mandatory on the part of the Com
missioner of Public Lands to open up
(Continued on Page Five.)
Cloud Burst Does
Damage In Kula
Cultivated Land Ruined By Terrific
Downpower On Small Section
Other Districts Have Welcome
Rains During Week
Rainfall amounting to virtually a
cloud-burst, visited a narrow section
of Kula last Saturday, between Naa
lae and Koonoulu, or the Cornwell
Ranch. Within a strip perhaps not
over a mile wide entire fields of corn
are reported to have been washed out,
soil and all. A number of farmers
not only suffered the loss of their
growing crops in this way but have
had their farms virtually ruined as
Beneficial Rains Elsewhere
Central Maul has been visited dur
ing the week by good rains which
have been welcome in most instances,
particularly on the sugar plantations
where water for irrigation was be
On Molokal the rains of the past
few days have also been very bene
ficial, as in many sections where rain
has not fallen in appreciable quanti
ty for many weeks.
County vs. Howell Case
On In Circuit Court
Arguments are being made this af
ternoon to a jury In the case of the
territory of Hawaii for the use and
benefit of the County of Maui vs.
Hugh Howell and the U. S. Fidelity
& Guaranty Co., an action to recoter
the sum of $1758.65 and interest, paid
as damages to Charles Reinhardt on
account of Injuries he received by
falling into a wash-out in the county
road at Hana. The case was carried
to the supreme court by the county in
appeal from Judge Eding's decision
sustaining the defendants' demurrer,
where it was reversed and remanded
to the local court for trial.
The plaimlff is represented by Coun
ty Attorney E. R. Bevins while D. H.
CaBe, Enos Vincent and E. Murphy
represent Howell, with J. H. Withing
ton, of the firm of Castle & Withing
ton, appearing for the bonding com
pany. MOIR GARAGE GOES
OUT OF BUSINESS
' The Molr Garage of Wailuku has
gone out of business and It Is under
stood the machinery and other equip
ment of the shop is to be sold piece
meal and the lease on the building
taken over by the Royal Hawaiian
Garage as an auto display room. H. M.
Bohr, who recently severed hia con
nection with the garage is now
associated with Harry M. Gesner.
"Prohibition Note" Is
Valid Jury Declares
Was Given To Buy Saloon Business
Evidence Discloses Trial Of Case
Brings Out Some Unknown And
The Jury in the case of Tarn Yau
vs. Antone Do Rego, in the second
circuit court, returned a verdict on
WVdnesday afternoon In favor of the
plaintiff, for the full amount of his
claim, $175 and costs. The case in
stituted to recover on a note of the
amount Just named .
This is the suit involving the so
called "prohibition note," given by
Do Rego to Tarn Yeu on July 9. 1917,
which specified that In case prohibi
tion should come in the Islands with
in a year the note should become
void. The Sheppard prohibition law
for Hawaii was passed in congress
within this time but did not become
operative until August 20, but Do
Rego claimed that the passage of the
act was sufficient to nullify his note.
Judge Burr instructed the jury that
the act wag not in effect until August
It was brought out in the tri:il that
the note was given in payment for
the saloon business of Tarn Yau in
Mhkawao, the plaintiff claiming that
it was in payment for liquors in stock
and the defendant that it was for the
"good will" in the business. The trans
action was never officially known of
by the license board.
The plaintiff was represented in
court by D. H. Case and the defendant
by Enos Vincent.
Boys And Girls Of U.
S. Working Reserve
To Be Honored At Entertainments
Arranged For Them First To
Be Next Friday In Kahului Oth
ers To Be Held Later
In recognition of the services which
they have rendered to the country
and to the community, plans have
been made for a number of entertain
ments in honor of the boys and girls
of the Boya' and Girls' Working Re
serve. The first of these will be given on
Friday, No ember 8, at 3 o'clock, at
Kahului Theater, and will be for the
members ot the Reserve and their
friends from Kihei, Camp 10, Puu
nene, SprecKelsville, and Kahului.
At this time presentation of the
medals won by the older boyd from
the U. S. Government, will be made.
Plans have been made for carrying
the children to and from the enter
tainment, and they are to be consider
ed honor guests of the occasion.
The program will consist of songs,
a few addresses .and music of songs,
Other similar entertainments are to
te provided later for boys and girls
who worked during the summer in
other parts of the Island.
Japanese Jailed For
Passing Forged Check
Masaro Nakao .formerly an em
ployee of the Wailuku Orphoum, is
being held in jail awaiting action of
the grand jury on charge of forgery.
He is said to have passed two checks
one signed by the name of F. Hal
sey and the other of P. H. Ross, each
for $16. One was accepted by the
Tai King's Btore and the otter by
B. Hotta They were both drawn on
the Baldwin National Bank .
Police Officer Fired
And Fined For Cheat
Raymond Rosario, chauffeur in the
police department, was fired from the
force this week, arrested, and fined
$50 and coets in police court on his
pleading guilty to gross cheat.
Uosnrio arrested a Japanese for
practicing dentistry without a license
The Japanese forfeited $15') cash bail,
and Rosario, by paying a boy $1 got
him to claim an informer's too of 20
percent of the bnil which he kept
himself, thiM netting $29 oa the deal.
TEACHERS TO BE EXCUSED
Word has been received In the ter
ritory that by order of the provost
marshal general school teachers or
other school employees necessary to
the running of schools, shall not be
taken from their work for military
duty regardless of thefc- classification
Maui Man Gives Hat
To RedCross Shop
Might Have Left More Of His Clothes
But Ladies Would Stand Not Such
Generosity New Enterprise Finds
Most Encouraging Support
The Maui Red Cross Shop will open
for business on Saturday, November
9 a week from tomorrow. A wonder
ful spirit of co-operation makes it
certain that the undertaking will be
a big success.
The ladies of the Red Cross Shop
are indebted to Doctors Ohata and
Kikkawa, the latter formerly of Lahai
na, for their ready response to the
appeal to the Japanese people for aid
in renovating garments, which was
published In the Maui Record of last
week. These public-spirited physici
ans have agreed to pay for all wash
ing of garments that have come Into
the shop in need of cleaning.
Merchandise is coining in now in
good shape, and the heads of the shop
are greatly encouraged, and feel that
they will have a worth-while opening.
All articles are priced so low as to
make wonderful bargains.
One gentleman, whom everybody
knows, came Into the shop a few
mornings ago, and asked what was
needed. On being told that anything
was acceptable, he handed over his
haf, and said they could have that for
a starter. This Is the right spirit,
and although no one is expected to
take the clothes "off his back," yet
the original statement holds, that any.
thing is acceptable.
Chas. Savage has made for the Red
Cross Shop an airtight fumigating box.
Where things have long been stored
away, this will prove very valuable,
and the Shop is grateful to Mr. Sav
age for his contribution.
Historic Breeches '
Johnny Carroll, erstwhile success
ful and celebrated Jockey, but now liv
ing in our midst as manager of local
theaters, Is doing his bit in giving to
the Red Cross Shop his surplus cloth
ing. One articles is a pair of riding
breeches given him by Danny Maher,
the world famous Jockey who rode
for the King of England, winning
many derbys. If someone wants a
pair of riding breeches with a mighty
Interesting history back of them, here
is their chance.
Pneumonia Cause Of
Death (tf Maui Boy
Serafino Fernandez, Soldier In Avia
tion Corps, Stricken By Dread
Disease Body On Way Home
Mother Gets $10,000 Insurance
Another probable death of island
soldier boys from pneumonia is that
of Serafino Fernandez of Makawao.
A week or so ago Mrs. Mary Fernan
dez, his widowed mother, received a
wireless from a Virginia hospital that
her son was dying of pneumonia In a
hospital there and asked as to the dis
posal of the body. Mr. F. B. Cameron
chairman of Hawaiian Relief (Red
Cross) sent the answer for Mrs. Fer
nandez to forward the body to Maui.
Serafino was about 21 years of age.,
born and educated In Makawao.
Several years ago he went to the
mainland and recently has served Un
cle Sam as a mechanic in aviation
and trained for the position at Kelly
He was the youngest of a family of
22 children, but three of which still
Serafino was an unusually promis
ing boy, thoughtful of his mother as
was shown by a ten-thousand dollar
Insurance policy In her favor.
At the Monday session of the sugar
chemists' association, which has been
holding its annual convention in Ho
nolulu this week, the following officers
for the coming year were elected:
Paul S. Burgess, Honolulu, presi
dent; J. P. Foster, Maul, vice-president;
S. S. Peck, Honolulu, secretary
and treasurer. Executive commit
tee: Harry F. Hadfleld, Hilo; Geo.
F. Renton, Jr., Oahu: J. W. Donald,
Kauai, and J. W. Verret, Oahu.
LIMIT RAISED ON WAR
By an act of congress approved
September 24, 1918 it becomes possi
ble for an individual to own more
than $1000 in War Savings Stamps.
But he cannot buy more than that
amount now. A new issue for 1919
Is soon to be made, when it will be
jpermissable for one to but $1000 of
I this new series regardless of the
amount in 1918 series he may own.
The law also makes it possible for
an individual to purchase more than
!$100 worth of stamps at one time.
Many Volunteer Workers Made Work
Light New Draftees Sent To
Service This Week Were Given
Thirty-five draftees from Maui,
mostly boys who had attained the age
of 21 years during the year ending
July 31, 1918, were sent to Honolulu
on Wednesday evening to help fill the
quota needed in the two guard regi
ments at Schofleld Barracks and Fort
Before the boys left for the boat
they were given lunch at the Wai
luku armory by the local draft board,
and were given short talks by the
mpmbers of the local draft instruction
committee consisting of H. B. Penhal
low, J. H. Kunewa, Will. J. Cooper, F.
B. Cameron, and J. J. Wtelsh. Judge
Burr also made a short address that
would be helpful to the new soldier
in "finding themselves" under their
The boys were also supplied with
cigaretts and candy by the local Red
Cross, as a practi al example of what
the country aims to do for them and
5879 New Registrants
The registration under the new
man-power act, held last Saturday
throughout the Islands, resulted in a
total of 41,359 men between the nges
of 18 and 45 years being; registered in
the territory. Maui registered o879.
The work went through with the ut
most smoothness on this island, the
work being done by several hundred
volunteer registrars sworn in for the
day without pay. Many of these were
The big work of the draft board will
now begin in sending out question
aires and later classifying the registr
ants. More volunteers workers will
be needed for this work.
Work Of Volunteers Appreciated
The local draft board asks to have
the following printed:
"The Local Board for the County
of Maul takes this opportunity to ex
press its appreciation of the assist
ance rendered by the men and women
of Maui through whose efforts it was
made possible to complete the work
of registration on October 26, 1918.
"Local Board County of Maui,
"By W. F. Kaae. Chairman."
Calls Grand Jury
Reason Not Known
There is a good deal of suppressed
excitement in various departments
of the county government over a re
quest of the attorney general's depart
ment that the second circuit court
grand jury be recalled. Judge Burr
has accordingly summoned the mem
bers of the inquisitorial body to con
vene next Monday.
It U understood that Deputy Attor
ney General Lightfoot will be here to
bring varicus matters beloiv the
jury. There are various rumors as
to what these matters are, but noth
ing definite. County officials profess
to have no knowledge of what Is in
the wind. The grand jury is to meet
the day before the territorial elec
Mrs. Loveland Celebrates
In celebration of the 85th birthday
anniversary of Mrs. Loveland, of Paia
Mrs. D. C. Lindsay, on Wednesday,
entertained very delightfully with a
buffet luneheon a number of the be
loved oil ladies many friends. Fol
lowing ihe luruheon a card game was
played r: d Mrs L. C. Jones sang a
nun ber ut so.-.gs. Mrs. Loveland a i
the recipient of a profusion of gifts
Those present as Mrs. Lindsay's
guests were Mrs. H. P. Bal, Mrs. H.
'. Baldwin, Mrs. D. D. Baldwin, Mrs.
H. M. Alexander, Miss C. Turner,
Mrs. J. Aiken, Mrs. W; O. Aiken, Mrs.
Ceo. Aiken, Mrs. H. D. Slogged, Mrs.
Harold Rice, Mrs. Sam Baldwin, Mrs.
H. A. Baldwin, Mrs. J. Cumming, Mrs.
Ceo. Steele, Mrs. C. Burns, Mrs. F.
K. Hardy, Mrs. D. Murdoek, Mrs. J.
W. Fleming, Mrs. S. E. Taylor, Mrs.
W. S. Nicoll, Mrs. Millie B. Hair, Mrs.
L. C. Jones, Mrs. A. C. Rothrock and
Miss Dorothy Guild.
NEW NAMES ON LIMIT CLUB LIST
Three new names have been added
to the War Saving Stamp Limit Club
membership on Maui, during the past
week according to Chairman R. A.
Wadsworth, as follows: C. A. Mac
Donald, Lahaina; C. D. Lufkin, Wai
luku; and Alexander Valentine, Olo-walu.
Hungary Lets Go Claim On Provinces Fiume Ab
andonedWilson Told Old Austria, Where
Population Is Teuton, Will Become German
State-Italy Refuses To Stop Fighting-Traps
15 Austrian Divisions In Mountains Allies
Gaining Steadily On West Front
(ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES)
LONDON, (Official), October
PARIS, (Official), October 31 An armistice between tbe Allies
and Turkey was signed today at Mudros, it is officially announced.
LONDON, October 31 The armistice with Turkey is now in
operation. Its terms include the free passage of the Allied fleet through
the Dardanelles and thiough the Bosphorus into the lilack Sea and the
immediate repatriation of all British war prisoners. General Townsend
the British commander who was captured at Kusemara. was liberated
several days ago in order to inform the British admiral commanding
the Aegean fleet that Turkey had asked for immediate negotiation for
jrmistice. The Turkish plinipotentiaries arrived at Mudros, on the is
land of Limnos, early this week, and the admiral signed the armistice
for the Allies last night. Effective at noon today. The entire Turkish
lorce opposing the British on the Tigris have been captured. (Official.)
AUSTRIAN'S ABANDON HUNGARIAN SEAPORT
BASEL, October 31 Austrian authorities have abandoned Finnic
to the Croatian troops and the town is bedecked with Italian colors.
HUNGARY AGREES TO SEPARATION
BERNE, October 31 The Hungarian diet in joint meeting, declar
ed that the constitutional relations between Hungary and Daimatia,
blavnia and Fiume have ceased to exist.
AUSTRIA DECLARED A GERMAN STATE
The German state of Austria was created by act the national coun
cil, and an Austrian note advising Wilson thereof was drawn and ap
proved by the meeting af the council. The state claims all territory
in old Austria where a majority of the population is German.
ITALIANS REFUSE TO QUIT FIGHTING
ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS, October 31 Italy has official)
teplied to the Austrian announcement of its readiness to evacuate Itali
an territory, saying offer was too late and it is assumed that Italians will
endeavor to drive off the Austrians before an armistice can be signc.!.
50,000 prisoners have been taken and over 300 guns.
MORE VICTORIES ON WEST FRONT
LONDON, October 31 British attacked east Courtrai and gained
all objectives. Thous.-.nds of prisoners were taken. 54 airplanes driv
en down out of control on Wednesday. The French txlny began a
big attack in Belgium.
ALLIES TRAP 15 AUSTRIAN DIVISIONS
WASHINGTON, October 31 Rome dispatches today said that
15 Austrian divisions oj)erating between the Britna and the Piavc had
been cut off through Italians capturing the mountain pass. The en
emy's losses are appalling.
HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION REPORTED SUCCESSFUL
COPENHAGEN, November 1 Count Karolyi sent a mess-ige to
the Berlin Tageblatt : "Successful revolution at Budapest. Hungarian
national council has taken over the government, which military jKilice
OPPRESSOR SHOT '
A soldier shot and killed Count Tisxa, former Hungarian premier,
according to a Budapest dispatch.
ITALIANS HAVE CRUSHED AUSTRIAN STRENGTH
ROME, November 1 Austrians on the Mont Grappa front have
collapsed. The war office has announced that Italians had forced the
gorge of Ouro, and passed beyond the spur east of Mont Ersen, and
are now advancing in force in 5 valleys.
BRITISH AID IN BIG ITALIAN DRIVE
LONDON, November 1 British occupy Sacile, 15 miles east of
the Piave. Enemy is retreating rapidly on the Grappa sector.
NUMBERLESS AUSTRIANS BEING CAPTURED
ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS, November 1 East of the Wine
river the Austrians continue to retire hastily on to plains. The Allies
are taking so many prisoners that number cannot be estimated.
ONE OF WAR'S GREATEST DEFEATS IMPENDS
PARIS, November 1 Ignoring Austria's plea for an armistice, the
Allies are pressing forward in the Piave fighting. The Austrian defeat
b becoming one of the war's greatest overthrows.
Indications are that a complete collapse, that will force uucondi-
'.ional surrender, is near; and that Turkey's collapse, and unconditional
surrender is bringing '.his end nearer.
MORE TALK OF KAISER'S QUITTING JOB
LONDON, November 1 Reports not confirmed that kaiser has
HARD ARTILLERY BATTLES ON FRENCH FRONT
PARIS, November 1 Violent artillery battles are progressing on
the French front of the Oise, near Guise, and on the Aisne mar St.
PROGRESS MAKING IN FLANDERS
LOKDON, November 1 British resumed offensive in Flanders,
and are progressing south of Valenciennes.
GERMANS MAY PIVOT ON MIvTZ
AMERICAN ARMY IN VERDUN, November 1 American
heavy and light artillery has greatly increased the intensity of fire on
the entire front. Indications that German retirement will pivot on
Metz while line to northward swingi back.
AIRPLANE PRODUCTION INCREASING FAST
WASHINGTON, October 31 The production of liberty motors
during October reached 1000 weekly. This rate had not been expect
ed before December. 1
Since June 1, appioximatcly 2500 fighting airplanes of all descrip
tions have been shipped to Europe.
31 Turkey unconditionalv