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THE MAUI NEWS-
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1905
THE mVUI NEWS
Entered at the Post Office at Wailuku,
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Hush VI. Coke,
Educational In a speech before the teachers Institute at
Pacific Grove California President Benjamin Ide Wheeler held up
to ridicule the present methods and studies.
Under the head. What Should be taught in Grammar Schools.
President Wheeler said," The thing wanted in education is the
transference of power, not an accumulation of dead learning.
The most essential teaching in
in, dogmas, definitions, and ceremonials as interpeted by churches
but an attitude of life by which we order our actions in accordance
with a larger perspective.
"The next thing most necessary is instruction in morals and
and manners, good form both in speech and action. After these
prime needs come manual training, where hand, eye and brain
can learn to work together; agriculture, proving this is not re
garded as a concession to demagogues; then music interspersed
three times or more in every session in spontaneous fashion such
as prevails in Germany, where every teacher is a singer," To these
he would add civics, that the end might be attained which alone
justifies the State in giving free aducation the government of a
wise people, for a wise people, by a wise people.
President Wheeler is an authority on educational matters that
few will dare to dispute.
That he is right there is no question but how to obtain the
results desired is the difficulty that has worried every true teacher
in th e group.
Public Maui is at last getting a part of he
Improvements rightful share of public improvements
and we have every reason to believe the people ot this island will
not rest until she receives her just quota.
In the wilds of Puna jjawaii eight year ago there were better
roads than are on any part of Maui today. Hilo has persistently
fought for whatever 6he wanted and while the charges made
'against officials in Honolulu were not always just she usually
succeeded in getting what she wanted.
Of public work the last on the list is the completion of the
Honokohau road, a credit to the republican party that secured
the needed appropriation. The work of L. M. Whitehouse on this raid
deserves more than passing notice.
Within a short time the Waihee
to the boneflt of those living an West Maui. In our recent issues
mention was made of the completion of the llaleukala trail, the
Kihei road and of the work now
sKoad. All ol those improvements
pleted have been done in a satisfactory manner and those under
process of construction when completed will doubtless be of the
ame character. What Maui needs is a united effort on the part of
all her people to secure her just
bled for the benefit cf some
wause for While
Contentment a rice famine in several provinces an d
that one million of her people
Seven Hundred thousand other
employment since the close of
vain, while even women and children are not safe in the city of
St. Petersburg1 and the British
thbt their lives may be spared from the violent mobs of Russia
the people of our little territory live on in quiet enjoyment of life
liberty and the presuit of happiness not fully appreciating the
advantages they enjoy nor realizing the awful conditions that some
of our fellow men suffer in countries less favored than ours. There
is work for all at all times of the year and the pay is at least suffi
cient to keep the wolf from the door. Starvation is unknown,
blinding blizzards, cyclones and Simooms are among the things we
read about but never expereince.
Drouth on For the benefit of Mr. Chas. Gay of Lanai who
Lanai has lost heavily from the drouth we would sug
gest that he get Mr. C. B. Wells, manager of the Wailuku Sugar
Co., to visit his island.
If Mr. Wells is half as successful in bringing the rain on Lanai as
the Kamaainas about Wailuku credit him with here, every man on
Lanai would soon be wearing a rain coat.
Only two weeks ago he returned from San Francisco since
which time we have had all the rain needed.
The Ladies The members of the Ladies Guild of the church
Guild of the Good Shepherd deserve in the highest
degree the generous patronage accorded them at their bazaar of
last Saturday at tho Knights of Pythias Hall. These ladies carry
on the year round the making of useful and ornamental articles
which are sold at their annual bazaar which is always one of tho
social events of the season. Their friends on Maui und Oahu
generously assisted them and their combined efforts niako possible
the object of the Guild .
Our Volunteer The quick response of tho volunteer fire
Fire Co. company at the two fires in town on Tues
day was the subject of merited praise of the boys and showsltho
error of those who have been attacking them in the past.
The boys should drill however at least once each month. A drill
each Saturday afternoon would be better. There will be hard work
'or the company some day and they should be prepared.
Maui, Hawaii, as second-class mutter.
Udltor find fflannger
NOV. 25, li)05
religion is not that which consists
Kahakuloa trail will be completed
progressing on the Iao Valley
are badly neeuea. and all com
rights and see that we are not
favored section w.th a pull.
cablegrams iron Japan announc
are in a starving condition, while
subjects of the empire are out of
the war and seok employment in
embassy advises their removal
Opposing The Itrilisli Treaty
A veritable tempest in a teapot
scouts to have I, ecu stirred up by the
proposed Anglo Cuban treaty which
was signed about live months ago
:md is now awaiting ratification by
the Cuban Senate It is well known
in Havana, according to the New
o k Herald's correspondent there,
"that, the United Slates Hovei'n.
mcnt is pulling every wire 1n defeat
the treaty," the "Spanish, Cuban,
uul American interests alike regard
Mie treaty as detrimental commer
cially ns well as dangerous political
ly," and "the Havana pre-s, except
i he government or.-an, is united
against the treaty." The Libeials in
Cuba assert, as reported by the
Washington eoi respondent of the
New York Sun, that "the treaty is
being made prii cipally because the
party in power desires to make
plain its 'nd. lendenee of this Govern
ment " Our papers do not seem to
think that the signing rt the treaty
evidences any real hatred against the
United Sia'es even in those quart
er where it is most actively suport
cd. They simplv believe that political
conditions in te Island are such that
"any twit of Uncle Sam's chin
whiskers" is now a popular move, as
the pride of the more patriotic Cu
bans has finally begun to rebel
against the tedeney of purope and
of South and Central American count
ries to look upon Cuba as an impo
tout adjunct, of her strong Northern
neighbor and protector.
The clauses of the treaty which
are considered most objectionable
from the American point of view are
the ones which provide that each
nation shall grant the other the
"most-favored - nation" treat mcnt,
except in tariff matters; and that
merchant and war ships of either
Power mav, in case of stress or ac
cident, refit with munitions and
amuniiion in ports of the other with
out more dues or rettrictions tha
are required from the other's own
vessels. The framers of tha treaty
argue that the hitter clause would
be inoperative in time of war, while
the former is made harmless by the
specific exception of tariff matters
Th y also recall that the United
States is securely safeguarded by
reciprocity treaties, and that on
accouu t of this fact, together with
the added reason that England's
trade with Cuba is insignificant, no
favors shown to the United Kingdom
in the island would materially effect
This view of the case is of course
not generally taken by the American
press, but nevetheless there are
some papers that think that the
grounds of protest against the treaty
are decidedly tenuous. Thus the
Sprinfield Republ'can shows that a
"most-favored nation" treaty has al
ready been concluded between the
island and Italy, declares that the
"most favored nation" treatment is
founded on the "open-door" princi
ple, which the United Stales has so
bravely defended in China and the
Orient, and then remarks:
For som'j reason not entirely clear,
Lit is now sought to prevent the nego
tiation of n or such treaties by Cu
ba Willi foreign countries, at least
until the United Sates can secure one
which will grant special and exclu
sive advantages to show American
shipping. It is to be noted that there
s nothing to show that the Cuban
British treaty would give to British
manufactures special or preferential
privileges in the Cuban market. Our
reciprocity treaty would not be in
the least damaged by the proposed
convention. Why should not British
shipping have the most favored na
tion treatment at Cuban ports? It
is difficult to understand this agita
tion against a treaty) so innocent in
appearance. Surely Cuba must make
treaties if she is to establish such
international relations as always
appertain to an independent national
ty. The United States already lias
four coaling or naval stations about
the island, a reciprocity treaty
granting tariff preferences on a
number of articles of commerce, and
thiou h the Piatt amendment, the
light of intervention in certain con
tingencies affecting finance, sanita
tion, and good order. Why demand
more? The suspicion is raised that
opposition to the Anglo Cuban treaty
signifies a covert desire to restrict
still more Cuban independence, or a
fear that the extension of treaty con
nections wiili European Powers, em-bracing-the
most favored-nation prin
ciple, which is nothing but that
equality of opportunity so eagerly
sought iu China, may tend to pre
vent later on the full absorption of
Cuba by the United States.
"If these designs are not at the
bottom of the objections made, and
if our Government sincerely desires
Cuban nationality to enjoy freedom
for its development, then England
seems the last nation against whom
such obstructions should be raised.
Enland has practically obliterated
herself as an American power, in
all that region south of Canada.
England waived her right under the
Clayton-Bulwer Treaty in order to
give the United StatC3 a free hand
in canal building. England does not
contest in the remotest degree Ame
rican supremacy in the basin of the
To Modify Exclusion Low,
New York, October 28. A special
to the Times from Washington says:
The new exclusion treaty with China
will be ready to be seut to the Senate
before the holidays. It is learned on
good authority that the treaty will
embody at least four distinct modifi
cations of the existing law. The first
will be a carefull definition of what
constitutes a laborer. The aim of
the present statue is to exclude the
"coolie." Under the interpretation
given to this word by the Bureau of
Immigration and its agents, the line
is drawn strictly against clerks and
salesmen and experts ot the commer
cial class who are not merchants,
but play an important part in trade
mattery and often want to come to
the United States in company with
their employers. The treaty would
take such men out of the "coolie'.'
Tho demand of the Chinese Govern
ment that certificates of intending
vistors to the United States be final
when bearing the signatures of the
proper Chinese officials and Ameri
can Consul will be included.
Further exception to the present
law will be made in tho case of those
Chinese who have taken out their
papers iu Hongkong or Tonkin or the
Straits Settlements and become sub
jects of Great Britain, France or
Holland. Such persons are now
barred. It is proposed to provide
that they may obtain passports
which shall be honored at any port
iu this country. Another thing China
demands is better detention quarters.
It is not to be doubted that the
American Government will regard
this as a reasonable demand, and it
will probably be complied with
making the fourth modification.
There are numerous details to be
embodied in the treaty, but those
outlined above are the main cnes
The President and Secretary Taft
on the one hand and the Chinese
Govei nment on the other, are prac
tically agreed on them.
Baldwin Elected Planters Presi
dent. Honolulu, Nov. 20. The planters
Associ'.ion met in annual session at
2 o'clock to day. The trustees hav
ing held an executive session at, 1:30.
Presidont Swanzy asked the secre
tary to announce the result of the
executive session of trustees.
R. D. Mead stated that the follow
ing had been elected officers:
H. P. Baldwin, President.
Geo. II. Robertson, vice president.
W. O. Smith, secretary and treas
urer. E. F. Bishop, auditor.
Retiring President Swanzy, declar
ing' that Mr. Baldwin was the best
man for the presidency, resigned the
cbair to the gentleman.
F. A, Schaefer moved a vote of
thanks to Mr. Swanzy for his able
and energetic work during the year,
.as president. This was unanimously
carried. Mr. Swanzy said, modestly
that he was not aware that ho had
done any better than any of his pre
decessors. In taking the chair Mr. Baldwin
said that, according to his legislative
experi' nces, tho man who talked the
most was put in the chair to keep
A resolution, expresing the sym
pathy of the Association for. the
widow and family aud business con
nections of the lute H. A. Iseuberg,
President Baldwin then drew at
tention to t'-o report and year book
of the Experiment Station committee
of the H. S. P. Ass'n; for tho year
ending September 30, 1005, copies
of which exhaustive work were on
hand for distribution, comprehensive
ly illustrated and well gotten up,
reflecting great credit on the Ex
periment Station staff.
Reports of committees were then
proceeded with, machinery receiving I
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Christmas work a specialty.
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Death of Robert Ford.
Robert Ford, being ill with typhoid
fever, was admitted to the Hilo
hospital on September 5. He apear-
ed to be convalescing, but there was
an unexpected relapse, and he pass
ed away on Sept. 14. He was 37
years of age.
Rev. Father Shields administered
the sacraments of the church. Mr.
Hageneamp, of the Hackfeld Co., and
Mr. Campion, formerly of Lahaina,
were present at the close. On Sept.
15 the burial took place in Hilo ceme
tery. The pall bearers were selected
from the Order of Odd Fellows, of
which Mr. Ford was an active mem
ber for a number of years.
The deceased was a native of Iowa,
but came to California in early life.
His aged father is still living at Los
Gatos. Brothers and sisters of Mr.
Ford are residing in Los Gatos,
Oakland and San Francisco.
About seven years ago Mr. Ford
came to Lahaina, and obtained em
ployment as machinist at the Pioneer
On Jauuarj 2, 18HD, Robert Ezekiel
Ford, and Ernestine Marie Nalett'
from Paris, France, wero married by
the Rev, Father Andrew in the
Church of Maria Lanakila Lahaina.
The death of her husband was a
great Shock to Mrs. Ford, as she had
recently received a letter, stating
that he was better. She intends to
have the remains taken to California,
in a mctahc casket.
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eyes to give better vision and"t(T
preserve eyesight. We fit glass
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of eye-strain and attendant evils.
Frames Right, Lenses Right,
Treatment Right, Prices Right.
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Wailuku Repair Shop
ARTHUR DOUSE, PROP.
General Repair Work on
Sewing Machines, Type
writers, Locks, Guns,
Revolvers, etc. . .
Dan Carey's Blacksmith Shop
A special meeting of the stock
holders of MAUI WINE & LIQUOR
CO. Ltd. will be held at the office of
the Company, Wailuku, on Wednes
day November 15th, 1905, at 7.30 P
M. for the purpose of considering an
increase in the capital stock.
Secretary Maui Wine & Liquor Co.