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DAILY MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1922.
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22nd. YEAH No. 1242.
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Meld At Wailuku
Perfect Wealher, great Crowds
And Beautiful Program of
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Wailuku children had their annual
Community Christmas tree early last
evening and never has there been a
greater outpouring of little foil; for
such an occasion, Ideal weather mak
ing it possible for practically all of
the children of the district to be there,
The tree was placed In front of the
old Town Hall building, Its lanal was
the "music stand" and from it old
Santa greeted his little friends and
the gift brfgs were distributed within
Long before Jlvc o'clock ami before , CIease the schedule to three weekly
the decoration of the tree was fully round trips later,
completed the children be,gan to gathei The company thanks the Chamber
and from then on they IcGpt coming or 'the "splendid spirit of coopera
thicker and raster until dus1; gathered tion" the Chamber is showing,
and darkness Tell. The chief suggestions made in the
Setting Perfect 'letter to the company were to have
Nothing could have been more , the steamers leave Kahului at 10
beautiful than last evening. Over , o'clock on all trips and for the un
head was a deep purple sky dotted loading of the freight arriving on
with lis myriads of twinkling stars Tuesday morning immediately after
and in it sailed the crescent moon. , the steamer reaches Kahului instead
The air was soft and balmy. Maai
climate and Maui weather wcie al
About six o'clock a single star
lashed out on the Christmas tree. A
little later the strings of Incandescent
lights flashed and gleamed.
On the lanal or the town hall ill"
Community Orchestra was seated. At
the other end there was an organ and
about it a number or ladies and girl;
who were to lead, the carol singing
First the orchestra rendered a plead
ing number excellently and then it
accompanied W. II. "Pop" Ilutlon ps
he sang "The Holy City."
Sweet Voices In Song
Then Mrs. A. Garcia stepped for
ward with a batton In her hand to
lead the singing o! "Joy to the World"
which C. A. Puck had announced as
the next number on the program.
Then came another- orchestra selec
tion and then was sung "Away In a
Manger," and alter that "Silent
Nlslit." I.eariets with the words of
the carols had been presented by
Daily Maui News.
Before and during the program the
impulse ol the children to got within
the building where the gifts were had
been manifested but they were eiti'h
time waved back from the steps. liut
then Santa appeared and greeted l.is
little friends and gave them a short
"talk and some good advice. He was
greeted with screams of delight and
Insisted on their singing "Jingle l!Hls"
which they did with zest.
Closer and closer the youngsters had
gathered to get vantage places for
qntranco to the building at the loot
of the steps but there a surprise was
sprung upon them for Santa announc
ed that the boys were to form in 'ine
and enter the door on the WaiUeo
side of the building and the eirls to
form a lino and enter on the Wall. ipu
side, all passing out with their gifts
through the lront door. That brought
about a rearrangement and gave all
an equal chance, but there was no need
of hurry for theie was enough for all.
Once In the building each child was
given a sack of candy, nuts, frail and
a toy or toy book and sent on his or
her way happy. As they went out
some were blowing horns and others
had other noiso making toys, all had
their gifts and all were happy.
Other Districts Celebrate
Walluku's celebration was second '
in number of gifts presented to theof plUtlnK moro men to work Ford.s
1 1 r i. .! it ii ii.-i in i.
west .Maui ceiuunuiuii mat win uo
held today. The district was divided
, mm lUKiiigiiHo cuiiHiuornuon uie ireus
at Waihee and Waikapu the Wailuku
srr nr llw.ro worn tnnvo 1 1 ii i-on In
have a Merry Christmas than an) oth
er district, as was to be expetced. j
Puunene came third with 1000 chil
dren to receive gifts and held its cele
bration at the same time as Wailuku. i
aihee held its tree In the old mill i
it G:30 plantation time, and Haiku .
held a large celebration.in its theator. ,
- NINTH CHURCH TO BURN
jQUEBEC, Dec. 23 Tho Church of
Notre Dame, which was burned hero
yesterday, was tho ninth Catholic
churclv in anada to bo visited by a j left here in an alrplano for Los An
sorlous fire this year. j goles.
Inter-Island Co. To
Heed Suggestions Of
Assurance from the Inter-Island !
steiim Navigation Company that it
will put Into operation a schedule
which will be to the best Interests
()f .. concerned. ,vn8 received by the
Maui Chamber of Commerce this
morning in reply to a letter sent by
n,e secretary of the Chamber recently j
tD the company, a copy or which was
published In this paper at the time.
in acknowledgement of the letter
from the Chamber the company says j
tliat it appreciates the numerous sug-!
gestions and will endeavor, if possible,
t0 embody them In the now schedule.
It comments on the remark In the
letter to it as to Ilnleakala making
three trips a week each way and says
that at present only two trips a week
are planned but it is hoped to in-
of carylng some of It on to Mahukona
NEW I-l SHIP SAILS JAN. 5
HONOLULU, Dec. 23. The Inter
Island Steam Navigation Company
announced today that Its new steam
ship, the Haleakala, will sail from
Philadelphia January 5, and is expect
ed to arrive in Honolulu in the same
'Princess' Will Share
In Christmas Pardons
HONOLULU, Dec. 2a. The Christ
mas gift of Governor Farrington to
the inmates of Oahu prison consists
of four general pardons, thice of them
carrying restoration of civil rights,
and eleven commutations of sentences
effective Christmas Day.
"Princess" Theresa Wilcox Billveau
Kelly who was convicted of conspir
acy in the first degiee, and whose
sentence was commuted in June, 1022,
was granted full pardon, with res
toration ot' her civil rights.
Of the eleven commutations an
nounced by the governor three will
take effect Monday, and the other
eight will become effective Christ
mas Day, 1923.
The pardons include those of Enoch
Keliiknhi, an inmate of the Boys In
dustrial Home, and of Thomasa Loptjz,
an inmate of the Girls Industrial
School. The pardons are granted be
cause of exemplary conduct on the
part or the recipients since becoming
inmates or the institutions, it is an
nounced. New Ford Plant Is
In Line With Policy
DETROIT, Dee. 23. The offices or
the Henry Ford Company comment
W. Morse, indicated for alleged con
pany to build a $G,000,000 plant near
j "So long as Henry Ford lives this
j expansion program will go on. The
fundamental idea is to create inoro
jobs. So long as there Is a possibility
, nnnPV ...in iln . h,lfi,i nlm. i.,,
j rop!s ,. fnst .. ,, ,,.'
nloncy he is morallly bound to put
iU)ilt money ,)acl- in(0 busincsai t0
provide moro families
and to onhance tho prosperity of the I
entire nation." i
Navy C. P. 0., Film
Man Lost In Plane
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 23. R. C. Oelger,
naval chief petty officer, with tho
representative of the Fox Film Com
pany of Los Angelos, are roportod
missing since Thursday when they
Grand And Trial
jurors Drawn j
Trial Talesmen To Be Called i
On January 8; Inquisitors
Not Needed At Present
Grand and trial jurors for the com
ing term of the circuit court have
been drawn and the lists secured
from Innuol Asue. clerk of court.
There is no immediate, urgent bus!-
ness for the grand jury and so they
wjh not be summoned at this time,
he trial jurors will bo summoned for
Monday. January 8.
The grand jurors are:
Harry K. Duncan, Kahului; J. A.
Glbb, Wailuku; Hosmer Itolph, Hai
ku; John S. McCorriston, Pukoo, Mo
lokal; George L. Keeney, Lahalna;
Edward C. Dorsey,- Hana; Arthur D.
Gordon, Lahaina; T. A. Drown, Wai
luku; George Gibb, Hana; Win. K.
Buchanan, Lahalna; John Dollm, Wai
luku; W. A. Engle, Wailuku; Jesse
C. Blair, Wailuku; Frank A. Miller,
Haiku; John E. Gannon, Lahaina;
Reuben Goodness, Wailuku; Frank H.
Foster, Pukoo, Molokal; John Mc
Laren, Paia; Frank A. Lufkin, Wai
luku; John H. Nelson, Wailuku;
James G. Munro, Kaunnkakai, Molo
kal; Ira W. Newton, Keokea, Kula;
and Kenneth C. Weaver, Hana.
The trial jurors drawn are:
Thomas Ilolstein, Wailuku; Manuel
Almeida, Puunene; Manuel Gouveia,
Puunene; Edward J. Walsh, Puunene;
John da Lima, Ulupalakua; Manuel
Dollm, Paia; Albert Kaae, Olowalu;
Edwin C. Moore, Haiku; Augustine
Pombo, Wailuku; Fritz Eckart, Wai
luku; F. R. Frizelle, Lahalna; Fred
Wilhelm, Huelo; Charles R. Shaw,
I Wailuku; John M. Feiteira, Wailuku;
A. A. Rois, Haiku; Thos. K. Tllton,
Kipahulu; William Morris, Waihee;
Henry Edgar Cook, Puunene; Paul F.
Lada, Haiku; Isaac Wallace, Keokea;
Robert E. Cockett, Lahalna; Gus
Bechcrt, Lahaina; Nicholas Soon, Kau-
po; Ernest John Morton, Keokea; C.
S. Childs, Wailuku and Thos. Emms
ley, Haiku .
CLEARED OF BOY'S DEATH
HONOLULU, Doc. 23 J. W. Lamb,
who was charged with manslaughter
In connection with the death of K.
Wada, a 14-year-old boy whom Lamb's
truck ran down a few days ago, was
discharged by Police Judge Soares at
the preliminary hearing yesterday.
The judge said thero was insufficient
evidence to hold Lamb.
Knights Of Pythias
Elect New Officers
Aloha Lodge No. 3, Knights of
I'ythais last night elected officers who
are to bo instaled on January 13.
Tho new officers will be:
Chancellor. W. S. Mason
Vice Chancellor C. E. Chatterton
Prelate F. Hohlweg
Master of Work H. A. Hansen
Keeper of Recorsd & Seal
J- H- Trask
Master of Finance M... J. Mourn
Master of Exchequer R. Skang
.uasior at Arms u. K. Houtcliins
inner uuaru. n. ti. iuooi'0
Outer Guard P. H. Ross
ENCOU RAGES FILIPINOS
MANILA, Dec. 23 Representative
Dyer of Missouri, in a speech deliver
ed hero today, said he believed the
next Houso of Representatives would
faor Phllpplne independence, and
that the next Senate was likely to do
, the same.
NAVY WINS TITLE
HONOLULU, Dec. 23 Tho navy
won the servico football championship
of the Islands yesterday, defeating tho
11 to 3.
LEWERS & COOKE GROWS
HONOLULU, Dec. 23 Tho stock
holders of Lewers & Cooko yesterday
voted a stock dividend of CO per cent,
Increasing its capitalization from
$750,000 to $1,500,000. The remainder
of tho stock will bo at the disposal of
St. Louis Boys
Arrive In Force
Football Squad, Mellon Toss-
ers And Fans, 47 Of Them,
Take Maui By Storm For
Series Of Games
St. Louis college students, football
squad members, basketball team and
others, 47 strong, arrived this morn
ing on the Kllauea. Twenty seven of
the party are up at Sam Kalama's
place and the others are quartered
about In the families of frienrs and
former St. Louis students. Sam Ka
lama said he wanted the whole foot
ball team and Sam got them. This
morning (hey were enjoying the brac
ing air of Makawao.
It Is a husky and fast looking lot of
young fellows that' make up the foot
ball squad and the Maui players, both
Wailuku and Lahalna will have to be
on the hop every minute to keep pace
with them. Wailuku has been prac
ticing hard for the last two days and
will put on the finishing touches this
afternoon and evening. Several who
have not been in the line-up this year
have been out for practice and will be
out tomorrow, certainly on the side
lines at the start and very like mak
ing places on the team. From Lahai
na comes word that the West Maui
team is fine and fit and prepared to
make its best showing of the year on
Monday. Both games will be played
on the Fair Grounds gridiron ind the
starting whistles will blow at 3:30
In the delegation from Honolulu Is
the St. Louis basketball squad aud
they will meet the strong Alumni
Alerts in the Wailuku Gym this even
ing. The visitors will be somewhat
handicapped by the fact that the court
is smaller than the one they play on
at home but a hard contest and a
close finish is expected. The Alerts
are full of confidence.
A dance will follow the basketball
game at the gym.
Alert And Kahului
Quintets Are Easy
Winners On Court
Alumni Alerts further strengthened
their lead In the race for the Central-
East Maui basketball league in last
night's game when they played rings
around the Chinese quintet. Tho
Chinese fell back to the first step
above the cellar, the p.t still being
filled by the Asahls who lost their
third straight to the Kahuluis, the
latter going up to the next to top
rung of the latter.
Kahului defeated the Asahls 38 to
14 with Paul Larsen as the brightests
star of the game. He is credited with
1 21 point? in the score. For tho same
team Ishibashi did great work and
Nakano was best for the Asahis.
i Alerts 51, Chinese 4; the figures
tell a graphic tale. Sequeira was the
star and shared honors with Kahoo
hanohano and Tony Silva.
Tonight tho Alumni Alerts will
I meet the stronc St
i . nn,i aw r.nn- .nini in
night's score as evidence tneir
will civo the visitors the came o?
j their young lives,
i A dance follows the
Nearly $8,000,000 To
HONOLULU. Dec. 23. Nearly than
$8,000,000 has been distributed In Ha-J
wail among stockholders of the sugar '
plantations and the pineapple and
other Industries, including tho Hono-,
lulu Consolidated Oil. The exact total
Is $7,870,400, of which $1,419,400 was
distributed in December through the
medium of extra dividends.
MORSE DENIED TRIP
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. Charles
church In Canada to be visited by a
spiracy to default in connection with
a war-time contract , has been denied
permission to go to Rome to consult
the Pope's physician, Dr. Machiafava.
The decision was rendered by the
supremo court of tho District of Col-
I umgia, yesterday.
HONOLULU, Dec. 23 Governor
Farrington has issued a Christmas
message to the people of Hawaii,
in which he says:
"The governor and all the mem
bers of his family extend to all the
people of Hawaii nel their cordial
and sincere wishes for a very Merry
Christmas. Our citizens always
have been one big, friendly family."'
Six Prizes Offered
For Costumes Shown
At New Year's Dance
In charge of the annual Costume
Dance of the Maul County Fair and
Racing Association as the main Com
mittee Mrs. D. S. Wadsworth, chair
man, announces the following mem
bers: Mesdames William Lougher,
Worth O. Aiken, William Osmers and
H. O. Humphrey. Several men have
been selected to help in the work of
preparations for the conduct of tho
affair In various capacities. The com
mittee will have a further meeting be
tween now and Tuesday and will have
further announcements to make
through Maul News In Its next issue
of that day.
In order that those who will enter
into the competition for tho prizes
for costumes at the dance next Sat
urday night, the committee determln-
ed first on the classes of costumes for
which which prizes are to be .offered.
There will be five classes and six
prizes will be iiwarded. The classes
are to be two prizes for the "best
costumes", one for the lady and one
for the man, one for the most origin
al, weather worn by lady or gentle
man, one for the most comical, whet
her lady or gentleman, and an award
of prizes to each person in the couplo
that wins the award lor the "best
Both last year and the year bo
fore the costume dances of the Asso
ciation were splendid successes and
the public has been waiting with anti
cipation for the announcement that
another would be held and for news
of details in connection with it.
Clergyman Sees Money
Behind Arbuckle Move
NEW YORK, Dec. 23 On the heels
of numerous protests from various
parts of the country against tho order
of Will H. Hays reinstating Roscoe
Arbuckle in the movies, the Rev.
Charles Macfarlane, general secretary
of the Federal Council of Churches of
Christ in America, made public today
a letter he has written to Hays asking
an explanation as to why, he a mem
ber of the "Committee on Publico,
tions," organized by Hnys to put
movies on higher plane, was not con
sulted concerning the reinstatement of
The clergyman said: "Unfortunate
ly the impression has gained ground
that tho reinstatement is duo to press
ure of the financial interests invested
in Arbuckle pictures.'
LOS ANGELES MAYOR
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23. Mayor
Cryer has telegraphed Will II. Hays,
national supervisor of the moving pic
ture inuustry, mat puouc seuumuni i
Is strongly opposed" to tho restoration
of Roscoe Arbuckle to the screen. Ho
urged Hays to reconsider his recent
ASBURY PARK, N. J.. Dec.
i A long search for counterfeiters who
! lavo been Hooding the country with
I bogus American Express orders, end-
ed yesterday with the arrest here of
i G. R. Ranney, an engraver from New
I Orleans; James Watson and W. H.
OAHU MAKES AUTO RECORD
HONOLULU,, Dec. 23. D. L. Conk
ling, treasurer of the Territory, an
nounced yesterday that ho had Issued
private automobile license numbers
to 0075 persons, making tho largost
number of privately owned automo
biles ever known on Oahu.
Mob's Victims In
Bodies Identified As Of Men
Taken by While-robed Band
Arrests Expected; Troops
MEM llOUGE, La., Dec. 23. Bodies
of two men bound with wire and bad
ly decomposed, believed to be those
of Watt Daniels and Thomas Richards
alleged victims or a masked, white
robed band last August, were found
yesteiday In a lake near here. Un
and also -maintaining that It Is not
the night beroro, presumably in an
, effort to raise the bodies and balk the
I efforts of the state to find them, but
letreated without obtaining them.
The theory is advanced that young
Danles was killed when he tore uff
the mask of one of his abductors and
called out the hitter's name, after he
had witnessed the lashing adminis
tered to his aged father.
Relatives and friends have partially
Identified the bodies by buckles and
bits of clothing.
The coroner's inquest will be held
today, following tho arrival of the at
torney general and two pathologists
and also of troops that have been or
dered into the town.
It is expected that the inquest, will
be followed by the arrest of nt least
20 ringleaders of Uie mob, and many
expect martial law to bo proclaimed.
Prklfifnivo ITvirac Avmo
0Caire UrgCS AHUS
Treaties Upon France
PARIS, Dec. 23. Premier Poincaire
yesterday urged the foreign affairs
committee of the Chamber of Depu
ties to have the Washington naval
agreements ratified as soon as pos
sible. President Uriand supports
Poincaire In this policy.
Poincaire insisted particularly upon
the ratification of the treaties concern
ing the Pacific, which, he said, "per
haps will not please Japan, but will
place us in a superior position In our
relations with the United States."
Thief Helps Self To
Christmas Gift From
The Car Of Another
Somebody wanted a Bosch Magneto
yesterday. The same one has one to
day. William R. Bartels, civil engi
neer of Wailuku Sugar Co. had one In
his car when he put Lizzie to bed last
night. He hadn't one this morning.
Ergo, the somebody who wanted the
1 magneto has the one from Bartels'
When ho went out to the shed back
j of the Maul Hotel this morning Bar
tels found tho hood off his- car. He
hadn't left it off. He investigated.
The fan was missing. Other parts
were scattered about. The magneto
was gone, and was not to be found. All
' other parts were found.
Bartels notified the police. He does
I not know the number of tho magneto.
I It was written on the wall of the com-
pany machine shop but the wall lias
The theft was a neat one and
thorough workmanship shown in the
handling ot' tho job.
American Ships Ask
For Liquor Rights
WASHINGTON. Dec. 23. -The In
ternational Mercantile Marine Com
pany has tiled a brief in the U. S.
Supieme Couit contending that Amer-
inrm ulfltia pnnnnl fnutlv lw Ti,'n mi n,l
from aQrylns Qn lh(j m
lug today on the decision of the coin
unlawful for American ships to bring
their liquor stores Into American wat
ers. TO FREE IRISH PRISONERS
DUBLIN. Dec. 23. It is understood
that a large number of Republicans
I hold in Mount Joy prison have signod
I a declaration of allegiance to the Free
and will be rolonsed Christmas