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MRSQ: B.: fiOBERTSON, Bus. Mgr.
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jg Wanted, a photographic gallery. Jf a man would come horo
from' tho Coast' or elsevhere with' a first class 'outfit, inttUitting a,
travelling: tent, and establish a permanent photoraphu; gallery in,
Wuiluku, ho could lulld up h, paying business. There is not single
gallery on tho island of tyadi, and any amount of work for a first
operator, to say nothing pf tho outdoor and scenic work to b
H The strikes by the Japanese on Maui this week demonstrate
more forcibly than any arg'unient could, that U is absolutely' neces
sary to entirely' supplant '.laVhneso labor on tho sugar plantations.
Tlie Japanese at the Spreckelsville mill and 'at Kahului were the
best paid Japs on the Isjand, and yet, influencod by a' few unscru
pulous leaders, they quit work at a time when they foolishly
imagine that the planters are their mercy. Many1 white uieu h.
California would he glad to get the jobs that somo o the Japs have
at the wages' that "the' Japs are getting, arid' it is a safo'gucss thai
before a year from 'jibw the Japs will be only too glad to get work
on the plantations. ' " ' " "' ' ' ' ' ' '
j?p Wailuku needs a new up-to-date grammar schooj building.
The antiquated barn ilhich has so long,lbeen in use liere as a
school buflding is becoming unsafe for occupaucy. Even when a
band of small children march up stairs in step, the whole build
ing shakos ominously. The pjace where 'the prosoiit schocl stands
is not a fit place for children, adjoining and overlooking as it do'es,
the court house and jail premises. Tho sigjits forced on the child,
ren coming and going to and from school, as well as while at 'play
in the school grounds, are demoralising. We need a new school in
a more desirable location. ' '"' ' ' ' ' " M'""
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fg2 It is more than probable that there will bo a meeting of the
Maui and Mohikai' members of the
tne meeting oi tne legislature, lor
sures beneficial to Mau'i, at which
desired to be present and express their .views. If this happens,
the members should be.inet frankly, anil a full discussion should
be had, because they express themselves as being anxious to meet
their constituents and confer
and needs of Maui, before beginning their legislative work.
It is a s ource of sincero rejoicing on Maui that ths wireless
telegraphic system has proved' so signal a success. The full
meaning of jt has not fully dawned on us yet, but its constant use
will demonstrate how much it will
the rates, for using it will be placed too high at first to permit its
general use. but the matter wjl
the Pacific cable, and we will have
There is a strong mpvement
school at Wailuku, and there is a
tion, ou the PAF.t pf those m
should push the matter, for there is a crying need for advanced
industrial education among our
members pf th,o legislature from
tneir nanas wnen pney rsk jor it
g) There should be a curfew law
pose oi Keeping young children
young Hawaiian cnuaren. They can learn nothing good by wan
dering aimlessly around till nine or .ten o'clock, as some of them
are now allowed to do, and for their own sakes, restrictive mea
sures should be adopted.
g The News has more than once urged the need of a stean.
laundry on Maui, and the heed has become so urgent that an ei
.terprising Honolulu laundry has stepped in and supplied the dt
mand. Perhaps when the largo trade which it will handle is not.
ed, some t ne will be encouraged to try what a littJe home iodustrj
can do in this direcjipn,
g) Prices of real estate in Wailuku are too high, and there doer
not seem tp be any immediate prospect of a reduction. This is t
be regretted, for several parties have recently tried to buy land
and build homes for themselves here, and have abandoned the
idea on account of the fabulous prices asked.
.Wailuku has scored once more, hjs time a cold storage and
improved ice plant. Saddles of fat mutton, delicate slices of fresh
salinon, succulent and juicy oysters on the half shell and creamery
butter frpn; the coast are among the luxuries that aro assured for
Wailuku. Isn't is nice to bo here ?
Iyater news from South Africa indicates that the Boers have
failed signally to understand that they wero whipped some time
ago. The chances are bright, hpwevor, that when the British get
through wit h them this round, they wjjl understand the matter in
ull its mood and tenses.
Why can we not have a Sunday passenger service on the Ka
hului Railroad? There is no doubt but that if such a service were
Inaugurated, it would pay the company and also prove a groat con
venience to the people of central Maul.
MAUI BLUE BCX)K
Hon. .1. V. Kiitim. (Mfrnlt .Tvi'ltf-'. Wullimu
J N K. Ki olu. I'lorH Circuit Court. WiitUiku
JuiIko W! A. Mi'Kny LMrit, MitxlKtrntc, Wnlluku
' Kiih-lkttu, " ''
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14 Piiiimnu, ' "
" Miiu " "
" Kulmolmlulmln, " M
L. M. RitMwln, Slii-rlg,
A. N. HiivM'liU-u, Ituput' Hherlft
S. Kuhuim ' "
1!. H. T.illilsi'T, "
K. Wilircii'k, " '
l. Trimlilu. " "
W. K. HiifTorv. Cuptuin Police,
M. Knntm;taa:i, ' "
fjiiuls'. v. " '
F. .1. Frttiiry. " "
W. T. Ituiiun, Tux Assessor,
J. N. K. Koolu, D'.-puiy Assessor
W.O. AlUjn, "
G. Dunn, " ' '
J. Uiws, '.' "
legislature at Wailuku ' prior to
the purpose of discussin:? mea
meeting alj interested will be
with them regarding the interests
do for us. The only fear is that
regulate itself gradually: Now for
the world's news for breakfast
being made to establish a high
disposition to favor the proposi
authority. The people of Wailuku
young Hawaiia'ns,' Speak to the
Maui about it, and strengthen
fyi the legislature.
in Wailuku District for the pin-
ffl fhe streets at night, especially
EXTRAQRpNARY SNOW STORM,
Ttie Heavl8St ver Known In Siskiyou
The followipj; description of a snow
storm in Siskiyou County, California.
the old home of tho ir,vs man, is
taken from tho Yrcka Journal, tho
leading papor puMi.-jhed at Yrolca,
the county seat of Siskiyou County.
The contrast between Yrtka- and
Wailuku ennsot fail to strike our
On Now Year's night about dark,
after a week of cold frepr.ing weath
er, a snow storm commenced about
dark, which has continued almost
incessantly since that time, covering
the ground with from about three or
fewr feet In the valley, five to six
feet in the foothills, to ten feet and
upwards on the mountain summits,
beating the record of l'.)-'M for
any single storm, as the heaviest
snowfall theii was 2!1 inches at one
Tho actual measurement of the
.snow ran in i roKantst mem was
fivo feet, and ' this includes the set
tlinjr. while' the rea'l amount without
allowanoo foi' settling would be pro
bably another foot. The snow is too
deep to settle fast, but if a ram
follows it will dissolve like sugar m
water, and flood places the same ns
ten year's ago;. ' when blasting was
resorted to' in opening water ways
for the great 'ivish of water. Out
on ireKa r ials west ur town tne
snow ranges from a foot to two feet
decner than here and the mountain
roads over the Forest House, Dead
wood and Humbug- mountains are
covered to still deeper extent. The
roads leading . towards Montague
and Willow Creek are also covered
deep with snow, fully three feet or
more. Efforts will probably be made
to break tho ronds, so as to haul
eleighs, as sleighs In such deep snow
is like hauling plows, and impossible
for horses to navigate.
Very few persons are traveling
about at present, for the simple
reason that it is impossible to get
around through the deep snow. The
narrow pathways dug out or made
by pedestrians tramping along the
sidewalks, look like trenches dug for
water pipes, the snow being up to
the waists of the tallest persons.
Almost every building in Yreka
has been covered with shovelcrs tho
past two days throwing of? the snow
in order to save tho roofs from
breakage or from' being strained by
the great weight, especially if rain
follows. A very small section of three
or four feet depth of snow, makes a
ton of weight, so that many roofs con
tain several hundred tons. There is
also greater danger of leakage than
from heaviest rains, as tho rain can
run off into gutters.
Zeb lj a Tljsht Fix.
"I was reckonin to go in with
some of the men on a moonshine
Btill,1' said tho old possum hunter
"but tho old woman raised sich a
fuss about it that I had to give it
up. She jest sulked and cried und
acted up fur a hull week, und she
couldn't sleep nights fur thlnkin of
them fevenew fellers. When they
got the still runnln," they wanted
somebody to carry the kegs over
the mount in to market, and thev
coaxed me into tho job. It was
a trip of fo'teen miles, and. of co'se
it had to be nyide at night. I dasn-
let the old women know what J was
doin, but as I had to hev an excuse
to be out I toid her I was coon huutin
I'd bin out three or fo' nights when
he turns pn me and says:
''How about them coons. Zeb?
Yu'vo bin out every night since Sun
day, but yo' hain't dun brung back
"Coons l mighty shy this time of
year,' hays I.
' Oh, tluits it! Coom jest keep
right away from yo , do they?'
'Tears like they do, but I'm hophi
to strike a big lot of o;n all to oneo.
"Waal, Zeb White, yo' mind wha
I tell yo',' says sW as she look-
straight through me. Yo' just keep
right on coon huntin, and yo'll find
a coon sooner or later, aud it'll turn
out a mighty bad find fo' 3-0.'
"Then I knowed she s'pectud what
J wan up to, but as she didn't say
nuthiu nio' I didu't. That night
when I went over to the still I felt
little skittish, The old woman'
words had kind of skeered me. Them
reveuew fellers was around look in
fur .stills, and I was liable to run
aeross 'en in the woods any time
JJ they keiclied me with a keg of
moonshine ou my shoulder, it meant
a yar in prison fuy me fur suah,
When Jim Harper found I was skit:
tish, he says: '
If it's got to that p'int whar Zeb
Whitp, thp celebrated b'ar killer and
possum hunter of Tonnossee, has be
come afraid of rabbits, then he'd
better stay home of nights ahd play
"Then Bill Hope chips In and says
it's wonderful that a man who has
killed a wildcat with a club should
bo afraid of woodchuoks. The other
two men laughed at mo and said!
was gittin old and feeble, and, of
co'se, tho talk r'iled mc and made
me determined to go. It was about
10 o'clock when I slung a keg of
moonshine ou my shoulders and sot
out. It wasn't, a cloudy night, but
a njan wanted the eyes of a cat to
toiler the paths over the hills and
through the bresh. I tried to think
it was all right, but the old woman's
words kept coniiii back to me, and I
felt, my knees grow weak as I scuffed
along. I wa jest about half way
over the hills and had sot down to
rest when 1 heard a b'ar siiiffm in
tho bresh. The noise he made was
a sort of sniff-snuff, with a 'woof at
the end of it. That's the way a b'ar
alius docs when ho smells a man at
"Look ycre, Zeb White,' says I to
myself as that b'ar kept eoiniu near
er, if yo' aii't iu a scrape then I'll
eat my butes. In the darkness and
over these bills yo' can't "run fur
shucks, and how yo' gwine to fight
a b'ar bare handed?'
"Yo' bet I wished I had heeded
the old woman, but it was too late
then. I thought the best way was
to git up and go along and give that
varmint a cold bluff, but I was trem
blin all over as I made forward. I
tried to whistle, but my lips was dry
as paper. I smarted to sing, but
my own voice skeered mo. I was
movin along sjow and hopin the b'ar
would take the bluff when I run up
ag'in suuthin in the darkness. I put
out mv hand and felt tho fur of a
b'ar, but I hadd,t more'n tcche'd him
when suuthin hit me 'longsido the
head, and I went head over heels
down hill and ir,to the bushes. It
was as if a mulp had kicked mo on
the ear, and I had jest sense 'uuff
to wonder how it would feel when
the critter begun to tear me to
pieces. I hoard him snuffin and
movm around, out no dian t come
to me, and bfmeby I heard him
"When I went head over heels, I
lost the keg.' I didu't stop to look-
fur it when the b'ar moved off, ' but
I crawled back to the path and
started off. I was fepliij the thank
fulest man in Terne.ssee, though my
head felt as big as a bar'l, when
someuooy graoueu me ana nasiica a
light in my fuco. True as you live,
1 had run ag'in three revenew fellers
who was hidin and waitin fur me.
"Good evenin, Zeb White,' said
one of 'cm as they made suah it was
"The same, says I, pullin mvsclf
together as hard as I could.
"Out fur a leetle walk this evenin?
"Nice evenin to walk. Mebbe
vo've bin pickin wild flowers? Bv
the way, whar's the keg of moon
'I jest bluffed 'cm right down
said the old ipan. with a grim smile.
"As the keg was gone and they
couldn't tech mo, I wasn't afraid to
talk. The-y threatened aud bulldozed
but I stuck to it that I was lookin
fur coons, and they dasn't hold hie.
liuneDy 1 starica iur nome. 1 was
mighty narvus about mo' b'ars, but
I got home without seein anv. The
old woman was sittin up rcadin the
Bible, and she looks up and quietly
"Yo'ro home aheed of time, Zeb,
Is coons skeerce tonight?'
"Did yo' see any tall?'
"I jest mt one.'
"I see yo' did, and he fetched vo'
that clip on iho ear and sent yo1
nome. i recKonea yo a meet up
with ;i '-oon if yo kept on. Better
wash 1 ill' the blood and rub in some
"And whik; J was doin it," said
the old man in a whisper, "I heard
the old woman gigjflin softly to her
solf and bobbin around in her cheer.
I dasn't ?x l1(r up questions, bpkase
I'd made, a fool of myself, but do yo'
know what Tvo alius thought? Say,
now, but I believe that b'ar in the
path was my old woman' Yes, sah.
I believe she put on b'uikiii we had
in the house aud sneaked out into
the woods to m.-ct me, aud when I
got close up to l.cr she fetched mo
a whack with a club. I dun believe
it, such, but as it saved me from them
reyenew fellers and state's prison I
was much obleeged to her and didn't
raise np row,"
Corner Main A Market Streets.
Carpenter A Dulldr
plitns. and estimates furnished.
WAGON & CARRIAGE REPAIRING
Fh'ot Class Material on Hand.
Cnbinct Work a Specialty,
W. H. KINC
JfcAn Invoice of Really
Excellent Spars from
30 to 60 ?eet long.
Straight; free from Knots.
KAHULUI R. R. Co.
R. R. CO.
And Dealers In
Wilder S. S. Co.
Terminals at Wailuku,
TELEPHONE No. 1
R. A. WADSWOIiTH
Constantly on Hand
Celery & Iron
Delivery wagon will visit
Wailuku Mondays, Wednesdays
and Saturdays; Haiku, Tuesdays
and Fridays.; Kihei, Mondays
and Thursdays; Kahului, Mon
days and Saturdays; Spreckels1
ville, Wednesdays and Thurs
days. Post Office Adress:
Maul Soda & Ice Works
Kahului, Maui, T. H
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Address P. O. Box 084. Honolulu.
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Pure American and
Beer & Ulneg
Ice Cold Drinks
Opp. Wailuku Depof
WAILUKU. - ' MA.U.
Matt. McCann PnorniKTon
V ' . - ... i
Of ' '
America & Scotch Whiskey
Beer, Ale and Wine--
Ice Cold Drinks.
Lahaina, . Maui T. Hf
W C Peacock 3 Co'
GREEN RIVER WHISKE
O. V. C. Special
PABST BEER & TONIC
Marie Brlzard & Rogpr
French Brandies a net
jnd Tak)Ie vvlnes.
All Leading Brands -PHONE
BRIDGE STPFET, HILO, HAWAI
Rainier Bottled Beer, of Seattle
C. Carpy & o., Uncle Sam h
Cellars and Distillery. Naoa
Jesse Moore .Whiskey
Cream. ure. Rye Whiskey
Long Life Whiskey .
Lexington Clu Old Pourbon Whlskej
J F CW$ Whiskey, .
Moet $ Chandon White Seal Cham
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