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THE MAUI NEWS-
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1906
THE MAUI NEWS
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XOVEMDER 21, 1000
Thanksfvin. At no time since the observance of the tirst
thanksgiving in the United Slates as far back as 1621 have I he
people had more to be thankful for than the peace, progress and
prosperity enjoyed during the year just ending, ror many years
the observance of a fixed day for the offering of thanks for th
blessings enioyed was almost exclusively a New England institu
tion, but since 1862 the President by proclamation has set a day
for the observance of thanksgiving and the custom has been
adopted by t.11 of the States and is now universally observed
throughout the entire country.
The day usually chosen by the President is the last Thursday in
November, and this year it falls on the twenty ninth of the month.
The custom is an excellent one and will live as long as gratitude
fills the human heart.
An ImDOrtant During the week the subject most discussed
Question. is the possible disqualification of some of our
legislators elect for failing to legally resign fro n the various Ter
ritorial offices held by them prior to the election.
Levi Joseph of Kipahulu lead off by putting his foot into it by a
letter of inquiry to the Attorney General asking whether he would
be required to resign from the office of Agent to Grant Marriage
This was followed by Joel Nakaleka who claims that he resigned
in October but whose letter failed to reach the Post Office until
after the election. The case of M. P. Waiwaiole seems to be the
best of all for he has not been a licensed notary since June and
many of the best attorneys of the island hold that as lie is not i
licensed official he has in fact seased to be a legal official. This
seems sound reasoning since all acts that he might have perform
ed since the expiration of his license would have been null and
The Honolulu papers very quickly brought out the following
section of the organic act relative to the mater under conside
Disqualifications of Government Officers and Employes. Oranic
Section 17. That no person holding office in or under or by
authority of "the Government of the United States or of the Terri
tory of Hawaii shall be eligible to election to the Legislature, or to
hold the position of a member, while holding said office.
This is very clear but it must be remembered that the Legisla
ture is toe sole judge of the qualifications of its members and in
case of a contest each party would stand as it does now no matter
how that body might decide for the reason that a Home liulev on
Hawaii is in exactly the same position that Joseph is on this island.
The whole matter must await the decision of the Legislature in
case of a contest for in the absence of such action tho members
receiving. the highest number of votes will all be seated without
Much blame has been expressed a gainst the members who wore
so negligent as to fail to do that which the laws make plain to be
the duty or every candidate lor ine otneo ot legislator or senator
and certainly they alone are to blame for the predicament in which
they are now placed.
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rree i ruue unu mm iou puoj.uK oi wiu .territory uave no
Pauperism. voice in the making of the laws of tho Unit
ed Stales, they should rejoice in the victory at tho polls of the
Republican party, as it means protection and prosperity to us all
for a period of at least two years.
Even the Democratic candidate to Congress in his speech here
in Wailuku admitted that protection to our sugar had given the
prosperity that we have enjoyed for the years gone by and that we
are enjoying today, and based his claim to support on tho state
ment that he wished to go to Congress to perpetuate protection
to the sugar industry by opposing the admission of Cuba. This
seemed strange as it came from a Democrat as most of that party
are still advocating free trade, or at least, tariff revision which
amounts to practically the same thing.
It is significant that the working men of England receive the
lowest wage of any laboring men of tho great nations and that
their condition is steadily growing worse. While nearly every
Englishman will denounce our protective tariff and proclaim that
free trade will in time spread all over tho world, they will all ad
mit that pauperism is increasing in England and that effective
measures must be taken to stop its increase.
According to the conservative figures of the London County
Council 4n 1901-2 there were 11!), 290 paupers in the city which
nurnber increased steadily to 1904-5 to the number of 138,021, or
an increase of between 8 and 9 per cent. This moans that for every
32 or 33 persons there is one pauper, a greater number than is
found in any great city in the world?
Even in New York, our greatest citv, in tho winter of 1893-1
when it seemed possible that we were approaching' roe trade we
had no such a number of paupers as this.
In an effort to stop the growth of pauperism England has built
thousands of houses for her poor and leases them out at a nominal
figure and has adopted many other measures that never have beon
found necessary in the United States.
With the unprecedented condition of prosperity existing in
the United States under a Republican administration in which
protection is the leading feature, and on tho other hand the in
crease of pauperism in England with free trade, it seems strange
that any considerable number of the people of the United Stales
should still cling to the Democratic principle of free trade that has
plunged us into such financial difficulties in the past and is the
cause of the evil conditions that confronts our mother country
f luking Prisoners of the Children.
The law which condemns to the
Reform School a boy or a girl who
has committed some such heinous
crime as running away from school
or growling when his mother tells
him to get a bucket of water may be
a wise and just law but there are
some people who don't think sr. As
a law it must be enforced, nnd when
a boy or girl is brought up before
the Police Judge charged with hav
ng violated tho law, there is nothing
for the Judge to do but to commit
the offender to t he school prison, it
is, rather. There is no other place
to send the child. And if his mother
doesn't want to be bothered with hi in
hat else, is tnere to do?
Hut the Judgn who has t- try such
cases and make such commitments
has litlie respict for the very law
that he is obliged to enforce.
Within the last day or two there
have been told in the columns of this
paper the stories of several children,
the oldest or.e fourteen years of age,
who have been arrested aud taken to
the police station to associate with
the thieves burglars and general riff
raff of society who are Incarcerated
there. A number of them have been
com-i.ltted to the Reform School It
went against the grain with Jud-'e
Whitney to commit them, but, as he
says, the law allows him no oilier
"Take the case," said hc Judge
yesterday, in referring to the matter,
"of this boy Fred. Raposa whom I
ha,-e up today, lie's not a bad boy.
He's not nearly as bad a boy as I used
to be or as nearly all of us were when
we were boys. lie uocsu't like to go
to school any more than most boys
do. Some time ago he stayed away
from school for a day or so. The boy
was turned over to Father Matthew,
and for a month he was as good as a
boy could be. Then one day his mother
got mad at him and biffed him in the
eye. As a consequence he had a black
eye, and was ashamed to go to school
so he stayed out again.
"His mother declares she won't
nave nun auout. Says if ho comes
into the house she'll kick him out. So
she coines up here to me 'and wants
me to send the boy to the Reform
"What om I to do? The law says
for me to send him to the Reform
School. Bui I know that if I send
him there he will come out a ood
deal worse than he went in. A reform
school never reforms. It only makes
criminals. But I can't send the boy
back to that kind of a home and a
mot'.er like that. There simply does
not seem to be any place for the boy.
And he is a good boy, too.
"Then take the case of this little
girl Rose Hart whom I committed to
the Girls' Industrial School yester
lay. I suspended her sentence today,
so as to give her another chance. I
don't want to send her to that place
It won't do her any good. It will only
have a tendency to make a bad girl
of her ia the end. She is only 12 years
old, and she hasn't done anything bad,
But her home surroundings arc bad,
and she ought not to stay there.
am hoping that some arrangements
can be made to find a better home
for the girl, so that she will not have
to go to the school.
There ar cases just like that com
ing up inmost every u; y. it. is a
shame to send such children to a re
i i . .t .
iorm scnooi, oui uie law makes no
other provision. Since the juvenile
law went into effect there has been a
constant succession of such cases
come up in my court.
1 think we need a reform school
for parents more than we do for
"We have a law for the prevention
(f cruelty to cats nnd dogs. We have
ncne for the prevention of cruelty to
children. A father can beat his child,
kick it, throw it out into the street,
and we can't do anything to him for
it. The law allows it. We have for
a long time been trying to get a law
through ihe Legislature that will
protect children, but our efforts have
been useless so far. I am hoping that
we shall have better luck next tune.
W'e ought to hava some way of get
ling at those parents who ill treat
The Judge refers to a matter that
has been attracting tho comment of
everybody who has anything to do
with the Police Court. For some time
ever since the juvenile law went into
effect, cases like the ones mentioned
have been coming upconstantly. Par
ents who are too shiftless or too lazy
to take care of their own children,
turn them over to the police, have
them locked upiu the jail and seut to J
the Reform School. Evea the police
officers, who are used to such things,
consider the condition wlrch exists
abominable. The jail-yard of the po
lice station they consider no place for
a ch'ld and anyone who will visit the
place and see the kind of prisoners
with whom a young girl is associated
there cannot blame the clerks and
the Judge, who think that it is noth
ing less than an outrage on humanity
to lock a boy or a girl up hi a place
like that, usually for no crime more
serious than playing truant or swip
ing a banana. Judge Ben Lindsay,
the famous judge of the juvenile court
of Denver, says that the reason some
boys are bad is on account of fool
fathers and tool mothers. There ap
pear to bo other judges, not a thou
sand miles from Honolulu, who agree
with him. Bulletin.
Thanksgiving Doy in Lahuinn.
Thanksgiving service will be held
in the Wainee church on Thursday
Nov. 29. Rev. John E. Dodge, who
has recently arrived from Massachu
setts, will preach the sermon.
Special music has been arranged.
Thanksgiving di v wil' be on Thurs
day the 2!Hh inslant.
A baby girl arrived at Hie rt--t
deiict of W. G. Scut i on the 22nd.
Attorney Funs Vincent was in
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Date Name From
Nov 27 China Yokohanu
" 27 Korea S. F.
30 Alameda S. F.
Dec. 7 America Maru S. F.
" 11 Ventura Colonics
" 11 Nippon Maru .. .Yokohama
" 12 Aorangi Colonies
" 12 Sonoma S. F.
" 14 Siberia S. F.
" 15. Miowera Victoria
" 21 China S. F.
' 21 Doric Yokohama
" 21 Alameda S. F.
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Date Name For
j Nov 12 America Maru S.F.
' " 4 Alameda. . S. F.
'. J4 Miowere... Victoria
" 16 Hongkong Marn. Yokohama
" 17 Moana Colonies
" 20 Sonoma S. F
" 20 Siberia S.F
" 21 Sierra Colonies
" 27. China S. F
" 27 Korea Yokohama
Dec 5 Alameda S. F.
" 7 America Maru .'Yokohama
"11 Ventura S. F.
"11 Nippon Maru S.F.
" 12 Aorangi Victoria
" 12 Sonoma Colonies
" 14 SiBeria . . .Yokohama
" 15 Miowera Colonies
" 21 China Yokohama
" 21 Doric S. F.
" 16 Alameda S. F.
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'Calling at Manila.
if you bought Hour in 10 lb. sacks?
small family this 'is most economical
ofler you Holly flour in 10 and 50 lb. sacks.
Our Grocery lino is growing and wo are
now able to supply all demands only in
!ho best brands, however.
Fresh fruit every week.
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Notice is hereby given that all
accounts due me for over thirty days
must be paid on or before Dec. 1st. or
such accounts will be turned over to
the FirstJational Bank.
DAN T. CAREY.
Nov. 10-17-24-Dec. 1.
The Owl Cigar is still the most
popular five cent cigar on the market.
Delivered in Wailuku every-Saturday
and at Taia and Ilatnaktiupoko on
Wednesdays at lowest prices.
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Puunene Leave 6.40 149
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