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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1921.
Mongoose Not So Bad
As He Is Pictured
Editor of Maul New8
In the Honolulu Star-Dulletln of
July 28 there Is an article under the
caption "Drive Launched on Mongoose
to Rid Islands of the Pest" in which
the writer in my opinion handles Mr.
Mongoose with undue severity.
The mongoose was imported some
40 years ago to rid the cane tlelds of
a plague of rats and he has done
what was asked of him well. In this
respect he has been a valuable mem
ber of bur society and we should
"give the devil his due." At that
time there were considerable portions
of our cane fields that were so bad
ly damaged by rats that they were
not worth harvesting and now rat
eaten cane is almost unknown.
The drawback to the Mongoose Is
. that he does not confine his menu to
rats but varies It with all kinds of
barnyard fowl and eggs and also
ground-nesting game birds form a
good part of his dietary. Another re
' grettable thing about him Is that he
is very fond of our field lizards or
skinks which have an Important part
to play In the "balance of nature."
These lizards feed on ticks among
other things and since the advent of
the Mongoose and the consequent
scarcity of lizards ticks have become
a bothersome pest to stock raisers.
Ticks, however, in sufficient quanti
ties are said to be deadly to the Mon
goose and to keep him down in num
bers. In the article in the Star-Bulletin.
Mr. Dob Llllis, the Territorial flsh
and game warden, is quoted as say
ing that the Mongoose Is the worst
menace to growing crops in the Terri
tory. I take Issue with Mr. Lillls on
this, If he is correctly quoted. The
Mongoose Is a carnlverous beast and
I know of no growing crop that he In
I believe a "drive" on the Mongoose
is in order as it will put the fear of
man into him and he will be more
respectful of our property rights In
poultry but those of us who are In
terested in sugar (and who are not
directly or Indirectly?) will regret it
if he Is exterminated.
H. A. BALDWIN.
BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES
COMMISSION OF THE TERRI
TORY OF HAWAII.
In re Application of the Maui Tele
phone Company for Approval of
Changes in Rate Schedule and for
the Establishment of a Toll System.
NOTICE OF HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the ap
plication of the MAUI TELEPHONE
COMPANY for the approval of the
, Public Utilities Commission ot the
Territory of Hawaii for changes in
rate schedule and for tho establish
ment of a toll system, filel on June
26. 1920, will be heard before tne Com
mission at the office of the board of
Supervisors of the County of Maul,
in Wailuku. County of Maui, T. li
on Tuesday. August 23, 1921, at 10 : 00
Dated at Honolulu, T. H., this 29th
day of June, 1921.
H. P. O SULL'.VAN,
Secretary, Public Utilities Commis
sion of the Territory of Hawaii.
(Aug. 5, 12.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE TERRITORY OP HA
WAII. In the Matter of M. Michioku, a bank
rupt, No. 477.
Notice: Hearing on Discharge
Notice is hereby given that t:M
bankrupt has filed petition for dis
charge from his debts in bankruptcy,
and that creditors and other persons
are ordered to attend the hearing on
said petition before the Judge presid
ing in bankruptcy, at the court room,
Model Block, Fort Street, Honolulu, on
Monday, the 5th day of September,
1921, at 10 o'clock A. M., then and
there to show cause, If any, why said
petition should not be granted, and
also to attend the examination of the
Dated Honolulu, T. H., July 28th,
WM. L ROSA,
Described by Lecturer
On Sunday evening at the Kahului
Community House Dr. Frederick Bade
gave his lecture on "A Thousand
Years Before Abraham" to an audi
ence of about a hundred Maui people
who were attracted by the announce
ment of the distinguished Biblical
scholar's presence. The lecture was
preceded by an enjoyable song ser
vice led by Rev. G. H. DeKay, and
other parts of the regular Sunday eve
ning service were taken by Rev. E. E.
Pleasant, W. C. Crlder, and Yee Kul.
By means of stereopticon slides Dr.
Bade illustrated his address, showing
photographs of clay tablets found In
ruins of ancient Babylonia, and dat
ing back from two to three thousand
years before Christ. Ancient temple
accounts were shown; deeds to prop
erty, encased within clay envelopes:
the famous "Code of Hamurabl" upon
which are undoubtedly based some of
the Hebrew commandments; and
which in turn show the influence of
a still more ancient code: and many
other interesting things which evi
denced the civilization of more than
5000 years ago.
Maul has had the opportunity thus
to hear a world traveller and a
scholar who ranks among the highest,
and the number who took advantage
shows that Maultes appreciate such
CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND CIRCUIT
TERRITORY OF HAWAII.
At Chambers In Probate.
In the Matter of the Estate of Kail!
Halama, Late of Wailuku, Maui-Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The undersigned having been duly
appointed Administrator of the Estate
ot Kaill Halama, deceased, gives
notice to all creditors of said deceas
ed to present their claims, duly au
thenticated and with proper vouchers,
even if the claim is secured by mort
gage upon real estate, to him, as such
Administrator, at his place of busi
ness, in Wailuku, Maui, within six
months from the date of the first pub
lication of this notice or within six
months of the date the same shall
fall due, or said claims will be for
Dated at Wailuku, Maui, this 4th
day of August, 1921.
Administrator, Estate of Kaili Halama
(Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26.)
Sealed tenders for the construction
of Iao Road. Wailuku, County of
Maui, Territory of Hawaii, will be re
ceived by the Board of Supervisors
of the County of Maul, at the County
Clerk's Office, Wailuku, Territory of
Hawaii until 2:00 P. M., Friday,
August 12, 1921, at which place and
hour they will be publicly opened and
Copies of proposal blanks, plans
and specifications can be obtained at
the office of the County Engineer,
Wailuku, Maul, T. H. A deposit of
$10.00 will be required for each set of
plans and specifications.
Tenders must be made out on the
blank forms supplied by the County
Engineer and enclosed in an envelope
furnished sealed, and sent to the
County Clerk so as to reach his office
not later than 2:00 P. M., Friday,
August 12, 1921. Any and all bids not
in accordance with this section will
be at once rejected.
The right is reserved to reject any
and all bids.
By Order of the Board of Super
visors For and Within the County of
WM. FRED KAAE,
County Clerk, County of Maui.
(July 29; Aug. 5.)
"Dia world is gineter be all right,"
said Uncle Eben, "jes' as soon as da
crowd cheers a kind word or a gen
erous action de same as it does a
home run." Washington Star.
OIL CO., LTD.
at 17 l-2c
Texas Maui News
Piles for Mala Wharf
Are Rafted to Lahaina
Three lrage rafts of piles arrived
at Lahaina from Honolulu early this
week. The piles were received at
Honolulu from Puget Sound,, ar
ranged In raits at Honolulu harbor
and towed across to Lahaina, where
they are needed for Mala wharf work.
Ed Lord, the contractor, attended to
the shackling of the piles before they
The piles are to be driven into the
"bottomless pit" at the end of the
present portion of the new wharf, in
order to make a foundation for the
concrete piles which are to be driven
on top of them.
The wharf consl ruction had ad
vanced to a considerable distance
from the shore when the concrete
piles went through a crust and prac
tically disappeared. The only method
determined upon was to drive suffi
cient piles to form a fotmdation and
then put the concrete piles upon
Fifteen-foot concrete hollow piles
will first be placed upon the heads of
the wooden piles, and In turn the long
wooden piles will be driven into the
hollow ones. It is believed this
method will make a firm foundation.
The Feminine Vice
"Why did you stop smoking?"
"It has gotten so it looks effem
inate." The Fun Book.
IN THE CIRCUIT COl'RI OF TUK
SECOND CIRCU. -, TERRITORY
At Chambers In Probate.
In the Matter of the Estate of R. A.
Wadsworth, Late of Wailuku, Maui,
T. H., Deceased.
Petition of David S. Wadsworth for
the Probate of the Last Will and
Testament of Deceased
IT IS ORDERED that Thursday,
the 8th day of September, 1921. at 10
o'clock, A. M., or as soon thereafter
as the same may be heard, be and
the same Is hereby appointed for hear
ing said Petition in the Court Room
of this Court, at Wailuku. Maul T. H.
Dated the 2nd day of August, 1921
BY THE COURT
(Seal of Court.)
(Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26.)
Damaged by Borers Plans have
been prepared by the department of
public works for the reconstruction
of Washington Place, the former
home of Queen Liliuokalanl and now
the executive mansion of the terri
tory. Lyman Bigelow, superintendent
of public works said that the interior
of the building is infested with wood
borers and much of the old structure
will have to be torn out. The last
legislature appropriated $10,000 for
this work. The construction will be
done by the working force of the de
partment of public works.
The Careful Housewife
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ACME QUALITY PAINTS ARE THE BEST
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Main Street : : : Wailuku
your instruction book
Old oil should be drained from the crankcase at
regular intervals and replaced with fresh oil.
This statement is made because engine operation causes
road dust, carbon, fine metal particles and other impurities
to accumulate in the crafhkease oil. The gritty oil circulates
through the engine, impairing its performance, and ulti
mately leads to rapid depreciation and repairs.
These careful instructions from the manufacturer are
often disregarded; cleaning the crankcase is a job generally
To meet this need Modern Crankcase Cleaning Service
has been established by first-class garages and other
dealers co-operating with the Standard Oil Company.
These garages and dealers use Calol Flushing Oil, the
scientific agent that cleans out old oil, dirt, grit and other
impurities and does not impair the lubricating efficiency
of fresh oil used. The cleaned crankcase is refilled with the
proper grade of Zerolene.
Look for the garage or dealer displaying the sign shown
below, it means "Better operation nd longer engine
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CALOL FLUSHING OIL
Yi?r better oberation
Idavd loiger engine life"
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TIME TABLE KAHULUI RAILROAD CO.
Daily Passenger Train Schedule (Except Sunday)
The following schedule went into effect November 18. 1918.
I 33 3 3o
3 3 J
4 Si a 4
4 43 4o
8 356 35
8 a3i 25
A.. Wailuku.. L
.. Kahului ..
L" Spreck- "A
a:: "iYi"e Tl
L" Hama "A
- Paawsla ..
6 40 8 40
L- Haika ..A
1 30 331 Jf
4a 1 47
' a j 7
1 S3 3 S
a 5 4 10,
a 7 4 a'
a 4 4 i
a 15 4 a'J
a asU it
as 4 3
a 3!4 S
TOWARDS PUUNENE TOWARDS KAHULUI
? STATIONS j
fUMIIIIf PlItlUM JlklaK JItiSCi flMIStll I Pamaat
-iS A "J!! L..K.Uului.. A '-! -M
2 60 COO .0 A..Puunene..L 2.5 6 22 IU
J0, 1 2.- j - J?. 6-ia- 061r-
1. All trains daily except Sundays.
2. Special Train (Labor Train) will leave Wailuku dally, except Sundays,
at S:30 a. m., arriving at K&hulul at 5:60 a. m., and connecting with
the 1:00 a. m. train for Pnunene.
S. BAQOAQE RATES: 150 pounds of personal baggage will be carried free
of charge on each whole Ucket, and 75 pounds on each half ticket, wftea
baggage is In charge of and on the same train as the holder of the ticket
For excess baggage 25 cents per 100 pounds or part thereof will be
For Ticket Fares and other Information see Local Passenger Tariff L O. O.
No. t, or Inquire at any of the Depot.