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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY. MARCH 20, 1 909
What is Best for Maui"
is Best for the News
Judge Kingsbury Delivers
First Charge to Jury.
Judge Seidell 1$. Kingsbury who
was recently appointed judge of the
Circuit Court of the Second Judicial
Circuit opened couft Tuesday for
tlio March Term.
Edmund II. Hart is the Clerk
and John Ferrcira bailiff. Deputy
Attorney General W. L. Whitney
and County Attorney J. L. Coke
were both present to represent the
territory in all criminal matters.
The Attorneys present were, linos'
Vincent, A. G, Corrca, J. W. Kn
lua.1l. M. Vivas, A. N. 'Kcpoikai,
W. F. Crockett, D. II. Case, J. L.
Coke, W. L. Whitney, II. 1'.
Quarles and M. F. Prosper.
Miss Eva Scholtz is ollicial steno
grapher. By an oversight one of the jury
men Mr. II. A. Baldwins named
was not. called hy the clerk and the
rest of the grand jurors were in
structed by the court and exitniined
by the Deputy Attorney General bo
for the oversight was discovered.
The charge to the jury was able
and scholarly. It is as follows:
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND CIRCUIT, TERRI
TORY OF HAWAII, MARCH
CIIARG E TO TH E G RAND J URY :
GENTLEMEN OF THE GRAND
The fundermental responsibilities
in our Government rest upon
whole body of electors whom you
now represent, whose interests are
in your hands and whose power you
are to exercise.
Your duties are important, but
your powers are ample.
Public interests and the general
welfare of this community, and to
some extent, of this Territory of
Hawaii, arc the, rights which corre
late the great powers and grave
duties you, as Grand Jurors, are
empowered and compelled to per
form. The benevolence of our govern
ment is such that here no person
can be held to answer for a charge
of felony or infamous crime, except
on indictment or presentment of a
Grand Jury; -hence as long as this
.is tho law and some men continue
to violate the rights and imperil the
lives of .others and to offend against
right conscience, and righteous law,
so long will we continue to select
' good men and true from the. body
of the people to initiate proceedings
for the punishment of the wicked
and tho enforcement of the criminal
law to secure the safety and happi
ness of the people of our Territory,
in the very nature ot things, so
long as crime exists to produce
misery, and virtue "combats it for
the sake of happiness, so long must
some tribunal porform tho duties
you now assume.' Under our gov.
eminent our liberties arc so jealous
ly guarded that punishment must
bo by law, set in motion by a repre
sentative body of the people, the
This is of the necessary nature of
Self government is both the
highest conception of right govern
ment and is also the most benevo
lent form of government, since it is
government presumably for the
good of the governed. Only the
wise, the enlightened and tlic good
can safely be intrusted with self
You, Gentlemen of the Gram
Jury, are the duly summoned, cm
Will Soon be on Display
All who are interested in thopub
blic schools are invited to visit the
Wailuku school on Tuesday, April
0th, 1909 at 10 A. M. On that
date there will be on view an ex
hibit of industrial and manual
training work from the various pub
lie schools of the county. This ex
hibit will comprise plain and fancy
needlework; bamboo, lauhala and
bead work; drawing, painting and
map work; rallia and other basket
making; Venitian ironwork; car
pentry and cabinet-making, itc.
After being on exhibition hero,
the best of the work will be selected
by a committee and sent tollonolu,
where a Territorial exhibition will
be he held, and where the best work
from all the counties will bo select
ed to form the Hawaii educational
display at the Seattle Exposition
Reports from the various schools
indicate that much interest is being
manifested by both scholars and
teachers; and there is no doubt that
the exhibit will be Well worth a
careful inspection by'all who live
within reach of it.
panneled and sworn governmental
tribunal, constituted for the purpose
of performing tho functions per
taining to the enquiring into, in
vestigating, and if need be, indict-
tl10!ing on account of crimes and
offences in this jurisdiction.
For the March Term, A. D. 1909,
of the Circuit Court of the Second
Judicial Circuit, Territory of Ha
waii, you are the initiating, investi-
lting, inquisitorial, presenting,
indicting, governmental tribunal
which is to determine who is to be
prosecuted and on what charges,
and it is of your duty, to, for the
people, decide what the public good
requires in the way of the prosecu
tion of crime under the provisions
of law, at this term of Court. You
are the Grand Jury for this present
service. As' such, it is your duty
to inquire into such matters and
charges as shall be brought before
you for investigation and action, or,'
as shall in any manner come to
your knowledge touching or regard
ing liability or obligation of any
person to answer charge of so oilend-
inu: aeainst-law as to be guilty of
crime or infamous wrong doing.
On points of law you will bo ad
vised and aided by the Attorney
General and his deputies, of the
latter of which is our able County
Attorney. These ollicers are learn
ed in the law and to them is, bylaw,
L'iven the duty of taking charge of
all criminal matters and prosecu
tions in this jurisdiction, and for
brevity and convenience, I will here
after herein refer to them as Attor
Remember then than all criminal
prosecutions are in the hands of the
Attorney General, that all your in
dictments or presentments must bo
endorsed by him in his ollicial
capacity and by ollicial title.
It is the constant containing care
and duty while in oflice of the At
torney General to discourage illet
wrong doing and prevent crime by
the prosecution to punishment of
those guilty of greatoffences against
criminal law, by trespassing upon
the rights, liberties and happiness
of others, by degrading public
morals and by violating both just
law and good morals.
Continued ou Page 6.
Does Much Damage Below
One of the disasters occasioned by
tho heavy rains of last week was tho
bursting of a large, plantation reser
voir at Kaupakalua. This reservoir
which supplies with water the Ka-
uanui section of the Maui Agricul
tural Companys lands is situated in
i gulch some distance matika of A.
S. Medeiros's house now occupied
by Asst. Comity-Surveyor Foss.
At S o'clock P. M. Thursday
evening, the 11th, the over burden
ed dam broke at the center of the
side fronting the gulch and with a
great rush and road the torrent
swept downward carrying everything
before it with irresistible force. It
not only uprooted large kukui trees
several feet in circumference but
took soil and all, utterly destroying
taropatches, orchards, and vine
yards and leaving nothing to mark
their sites excepting great boulders.
During the ilow of waters which
asted only ten minutes the banks
on either side of the 50 or (0, foot
gulch shook violently causing people
residing near by to fear for the safety
of their dwellings and their lives.
Nino small fanners suffered losses
variously estimated from $25 'to
000. One man stated that last
year his vineyard of grapes (the first
crop) yielded him 875 and that his
taro patches realized 8100 per an
num. Resides the losses in taro and
grapes, peacli and alligator pear
orchards and vegetable gardens were
Tho plantation authorities have
been appealed to and are looking in
to the matter as to damages.
Among those suffering losses are
Manuel Castro, Manuel Castro Jr.,
Manuel F. Pcreira, John da Costa,
A. S. Medciros,- Mrs. M. Gomes,
and Manuel B. Costa.
There's a large force of laborers
at work repairing the break.
On Tuesday, the Kith Deputy
Sheriff Edgar Morton brought four
alleged cattle stealers before District
Magistrate Chas. Copp of Makawao
who committed them to the next
Their names were Frank Robello,
Frank Pires, Solomon Kealoha, and
Mau Fong. Seven head of cattle
belonging to Haleakala Ranch were
found in a pen of Frank Rabello at
Omapio, Kula, under circumstances
that have not been satisfactorily ox-
iVt a meeting of the trustees of Man
naolu Seminary, held at Paia plan
tation oflice, Monday afternoon, the
15th, a resolution expressing regret
at tho death of Rev. Dr. Beekwith
and sympathy for his daughter was
spread upon the minutes. Rev. R.
B. Dodge of Wailuku was chosen to
fill Dr. Beckwith's place on the
board. The resignations of three
teachers of the school, Misses Lind
say, Haywood, and Aki were accept
ed to take effect the end of the June
Peter Gibb, of Amauulu, left on the
I2th lor Cuba, taking the China from
Honolulu. He has been n resilient of
Hawaii for.eightecu years and his future
home will be nt Cauinguey, Cuba, three
hundred miles from Havana. He is sue.
ceeded at Amauulu by Alexander Frasier,
Reprcsuntahve Long's bachelor tax
Bill may be amended on a graduating
scale: 2 for bachelors between 23 and 25
$3 between 25 and 30; $4 between 30 and
35; and is between 35 and 4 ntiitr that
being gradually decreased until when a
man is 60 or 70 the yearly tax gets back
Correspondent Writes of La-
Lahaina has had an excellent rain
lasting from the 12th to the 15th.
It is the first good soaking this dis
trict has had for two years. Molos
kai and Lanai have had their share
of it. It has been worth thousands
of dollars to the plantation, cattle
and sheep raiiches.
Several people called at the La
haina School on Tuesday to con
gratulate Miss Ho on her success in
winning in The Bulletin contest.
Miss Ho is a daughter of Mr. Ho
Fong of Bishop's Bank, Honolulu.
She was a pupil of the - Kauluwela
School when Inspector Wells was
principal. She is a graduate of both
Punahou and tho Normal School.
Miss Ho made no effort to win in
the contest. In fact, if her friends
had not urged her, she would have
kept out of tho contest. On account
of her kindly disposition and grace
ful manners all who meet her be
come her friends. She has even
many friends among those who have
only heard of her.
Miss Namauu of tho High School,
Honolulu, is visiting in Lahaina.
She is a very brighl young woman.
The Rev. C. G. Burnham and
Mrs.- Burhham have been in Wai
luku this week. They have been
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dodge.
Last week Inspector Wells visited
the schools of Lahaina district. He
went over to Wailuku on Monday.
County Attorney Coke was over
on Molokai last week. He spent
Friday and Saturday in Lahaina 011
About a week ago a large whale
remained in the harbor several hours
ind gave a free entertainment to a
number of persons who watched it
Robert, a pupil of Lahainaluna, who
came from Ililo nearly three months
ago sick of a fever, and who was
very low for weeks has been doctor
ed ami nursed into life again. Ho
is nearly well and the teachers and
students are rejoicing.
The new manager of the Pioneer
Company, is in Lahaina studying
up conditions with Mr. Barkhauscn.
He will take charge of the plantation
about the first of April.
Much sympathy is expressed for
Mrs. Wall, wife of our popular post
master. She has been very sick for
The schools of Lahaina district
are. working hard, preparing articles
for the Seattle exposition.
Attend the Auction Sale at l'eplowski's
l'or the benefit of the mothersand chil
dren that cnu not attend the evening per
formance, The Gem Theatre will give a
matinee at A 1 11 1 i ltlock, Market Street,
on Saturday March 20th at 3 o'clock
Admission; Adults 25 cents Children 10
cents. An afternoon of pleasure and ICn
tertaiuuictit is promised to those who at
tend the performance.
M. Vieira will take chargeofthe Union
llarber Shop in Chunha's Alley, Hono
lulu on March 27th. Mr. Vieira was for
merly proprietor of the Wailuku Shaving
Parlors and while here made a number
CARD OP THANKS.
I wish to thank my many friends for
their kind assistance to tuc in the recent
llilllctiu Contest and assure them that
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Arrest Lobyists-Liquor Bill May Not Pass
Immigration Bill In DangerBoycots Jap
Goods-Nicaragua Will Fight.
(SPEC AL TO TIIU MAUI MUWS.I
Sugar Mi den, test o92 Beets 10s' (3d.
HONOLULU, March 19. The alien fishing bill passed tho Senate.
It is doubtful if it can lie enforced.
Holstein has called on the Sargent
for interfering with any member of tho
It is not believed the liquor bill
Senate holds up the immigration bill
The Alameda arrived this morning.
The,Lurline will arrive Sunday morning. She has a large cargo
Harold Waterman, a boy, was killed hy a hack last night.
HAVANA, March l'J. Tho insurgent army of seven men have
CITY OF MEXICO, March l'J.
Zelaya says Nacaragaa will resist American-intervention, and resort to
arms in tho event that Marines are landed.
Preparations for war continues.
PARIS, Match 19. There has been no sessation in the strike citu-
ation. ft will continue until the conditions of the employees of the
telegraph and nost olliees are changed.
1 he atitudo of the government
soldiers will bo used for tho distribution of mail.
HONGKONG, Maron 19. Tin'
ed because the Japanese are entering
LONDON, March 19. Asquith
will bo beun this year if Germany continues to build that class of
WASHINGTON, March 19.
thrown from a horse and fatally injured today, lie was Tafts naval
WASHINGTON, March 19.-Tho
CHICAGO, March 19. Queen
HONOLULU. Maich IS. Balontyiu' has resigned from the license
board. The Housi' is still economizing. It will mobublv nass tho
HAVANA, March IS. The insurgents have been surrounded by
WASHINGTON, March IS. Senator Hale predicts that the tariff
bill will be before Congress for three months.
PARIS, March IS. Paiis is completely cut t.ff by telegraphers
strike. The strike has spread to othor cities. In Paris 200,000 tele
grams and 2,000,000 letters aru undistributed. ,
REGGIO March IS. There wore several stron. earthquake shocks
with a high tide here vesterdav.
. . .
SALT LAKE, ,Maroh IS. The House has passed the bill making
it a misdemeanor to buy a baseball, theatre or other entertainment
ticket for a Sunday entertainment.
NASHVILLE, Mardi IS. The Jury to try G.iopc in the Oarinac
ease has received its instructions.
JOHNSTOWN, March 18. The Cambria Steel Company employ
ing 18,000 men has cut wages 10 f0.
HONOLULU, March 17. The booze bill passed the Senate-eleven
Wolley arrived and will renew his light on the liquor trade.
WASHINGTON, March 17. Tho tariff bill has been referred to
the ways and means committee. It provides a downward provision for
minimum and maximum tariff. Inheritance tax is provided for.,
Duty on refined sugar is reduced by the bill by four 0110 hundredths
of a cent per pound.
Coffee and leather are put on the free list. Steel and timber are
taxed atone half the present rate, lemons are increased one quarter of
HAVANA, March 17.
HONOLULU, March 17. Tho Logan was pulled into deep water
by the Iriquois at midnight.
Tho Organic Act amendments are threatened with defeat in
The House may kill tho appropriation bill. .
The Attorney Generals department has been reduced in .number
and tho salary of Lydacker has been slashed.
Holstein wants a session evory year.
The Federal judge bill is not to go into effect until July 1st. "
The Hilonian will arrive at noon today.
HAVANA, March 17. Tho first unprising against the Cuban gov
ernment occurred at' Guerta todav. N ' '
Tho troops are in persuit. Tho
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.1 i-iiliati.jfiil itiiiiuiiii.imi
at arms to arrest any lobbyist
can pass the house unless the
which has been threatened.
It is reported that President
will be firmly maintained and
Japanese boycott has been 'renew
Prates and the Parades islands
declared that four Dreadnaughts
Lieutenant Seiiimes Reed was
house has passed the 115th cen
Liliuokalani is on her way to Ho
has occurred at tho outbreak at
indication are that tho movement