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What is Best for Maui is Best for the News If you wish Prosperity Advertise in the News VOLUME XVIII WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, )9Jl NUMBER 38 Honolulu Newsletter Racy Paragraphs of interest From the Capitol. (By Mnmtel de Coste.) I was talking to a gentleman yes terday who lives in the wet fanning belt within. As is common in all conversations these days, the mos quito and its habits was tho subject. An inspector had jumped the gen tleman on account of the gutters on his house being filled with tho polen of tho algeroba trees that grows on his property, therefore, a stoppage in the channel that gives the water a chance to fall in puddles in his back yard. Resenting the oncsided ness of the campaign, he asked what was to bo done in the swamps, and the answer came back. "This is in the hands of a few; I know the evils of the swamp, but my instructions are1 to inspect these premises and there my duty ends." Tho inspector was then invited to go across the 'street and look at the drippings from an artesian spring. Pure beautiful water, the haunt of the frogs and the breeding spot of millions of mos quitoes that infest that particular neighborhood and make life miser able. The pests rose in a cloud and the inspector fought his way out to safety. This is but one in many in stances, and in Fpito of tho fact that Kalihi is getting the best cleaning it ever had, and probably ever will have, other places quite as bad, places that need filling up, are left alone. It occurs to mo it would be a good thing for the committee to get to work where it is known mos quitoes breed. If the people in the locality show a willingness to aid the committee in every way, it seems as though tho committee should aid tho residents of that particular spot. Dry fanning should be tho rule in a place as tropical as this. The day for growing taro at one'B front door is passing, and when it is forgotten, you will enjoy your visit tq Hono lulu more than ever before, for tho reason that there will be nothing to sting you. I refer to mosquitoes. The suspected spot for innoculation at Kalihi has been so effectually cleared of danger that n mosquito would not live in that section of tho city if it had a chance. It seems to mo that with them out of tho way, property values should soar, and thoso who have tried to sell or rent for years will come into their own. i Kalihi is a pretty cool spot at all times, and the car service is excel- L lent With tho mosquitoes absent it ".. Bo a better place than ever for a home. It is a settled fact that ; we are to have no more fever. There is a doubt in the minds of many S that we ever had it, but fever or no fever, tho report had tho effect that was needed all over town, and would bo surprised if wc did not have a clean-up day about once in two months. It would be good in suranco and that is what everyone is after. Damo Rumor has spoken in these words: Holstcin and Ashford will bo emisaries to break Frear beforo Taft. Now what do you think of that? On tho same boat will go a brief history of Holstein's career on Hawaii, and when it is presented, Taft will naturally inquire why ho is against tho interests which gives him life. As to Ashford, nothing doing. His record in connection with the monarchy is on record in tho archives at Washington, and nothing further is needed. It is only occassionally that Ashford (Continued on Page 6) Homestead Troubles Buildings Being Town Down in Violation Of Lease. Mrs. Annie Ke.iloha, who had taken up a homestead lot in tho up per Keokea section, was in Wailuku ast week to complain to another al leged high handed" act of the Corn well Ranch people. Her complaint was that Manager Pia Cockett had ler houso torn down. The house, she claims, was built by her father, Rev. J. Kamakcle, years beforo tho Ahupuaas of Waiohuli and Keokea were leased to W. H. Cornwell, and in this instance the ranch employes came on tho premises and tore down the building without giving her any warning. Tho district attorney's department took the matter up with tho attor ney general, and that official in re ply virtually tells the district attor ney to keep his hands off tho mat ter. Ho states that any redress should come through a civil suit in augurated by tho complainant. Pia Cockctt's statement is that the trustees of the church at Keokea came to him and asked permissio'n to take down the building, and set it up again on tho church property to which request he readily agreed, not thinking that anyone would make an objection. It also seems that the Cornwell Ranch sub-leased a number of tracts of land in tho vicinity, and lessees erected buildings on the land. When these tenants were obliged to move on account of the expiration of their lease, they pulled down these buildings and took them along. We give below a clause in the original lease which covers this point, and which to a lay mind would tend to show that tho Cornwell Ranch had violated their lease. And also, that ho the party of tho second part, his executors, ad ministrators and assigns, shall not, nor will at any time during the term hereby granted, do or commit, or permit or suffer to bo done, any willful or voluntary waste, spoil or destruction, in and upon the above demised premises, or any part there of, or cut down, or permit to be cut down any timber trees or Jany trees fit and proper to bo raised now growing or being, or which hereafter grown or be in and upon the above demised premises, or any part thereof; and will, at the end or oth er sooner determination of tho said term granted, peacefully and quiet ly leave and yield up unto tho said parties of tho first part, or their successors in ollico, all and singular tho premises, hereby demised, with all erection", buildings and improve ments of whatever name or nature, now on or which may bo hereafter put, set up, erected and placed up on the same, in as good order and condition in all respects (reasonablo use, wear and tear excepted) as tho samo are at present or may here after bo put by tho said party of tho second part, his executors, adminis trators or assigns." Puunene Starts Grinding. Last Monday morning at about 9 o'clock, in the presence of a goodly number of friends, Mrs. Arthur Baldwin started tho Puunene mill on its long season of grinding. Everything went off with its usual smoothness, thanks to tho foresight and thoroughness of Mr. Searby,tho superintendent of tho mill, and his corps of efficient assistants. Only one mill was started this week. Tho other mill will not start until next month. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS Legations TOKIO, Nov. 10. Every provinco in China has now declared in dependence. The power of tho Manchu government is ended. Every vestige of control is gone. Tho baly emperor is now at Hot River Tho legations at Pekin are building fortifications, preparing to repel rioters when tho attack comes. BERLIN, Nov. 10. The chancellor's policy. regarding the treaty between Franco and Morocco, brings NEW YORK, Nov. 10. The action of the circuit court commend ing the policy of reorganization of tho tobacco trust has caused a boom in stocks. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10. Seventy thousand women voters have been registered. WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. Railroad rates may be raised to moot the extra expense caused by tho workmen's compensation act. Fierce Fighting at Nanking. NANKING, Nov. 9. The rebels attacked this city at dawn yester day. They were repulsed by the Manchus with great loss. The Man chus were entrenched on Purple mountain. The rebels occupy the small town between here and Canton on the Kowloon railway. HANKOW, Nov. 9. It will take years for this city to recover from the effects of the bombardment and firo. Two-thirds of the city is burned, 400,000 are destitute, and the loss is over $50,000,000. PARIS, Nov. 9. American, French and Engiish bankers decline to take further steps regarding a loan to China. WASHINGTON, Nov. 9.- The consul at Canton says a revolt is set for Friday. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. -9. The socialists have carried six towns and 24 cities, throughout the country. They succeeded in getting one assemblyman in New York and one in Massachusetts. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9. Fickert has been returned as district attorney. Tho State of Maryland has gone republican for the second time since "the war. Honolulu News. HONOLULU, Nov. 10. Opposition to the banana cutting is petering out. Deputy Sheriff Rose in which to do the cutting, otherwise it will be done for them. A cable from Yokohama to Castle & Cooke asserts there was no yellow fever on the Hong Kong Maru, but that the sick man had only yellow jaundice. C. R. Bitting will succeed Rawlins as deputy United States district attorney. No new cases yellow fever. HONOLULU, Nov. 9. No suspicious cases of sickness have been discovered as yet. Twenty-five discharged convicts line by the board of health. They Secretary Cooper of conlral committee says the committee is not doing politics. Deputy Sheriff Rose defies the will not have his bananas cut prevent it. The orders for cutting banana trees may be amended on account of tho many kicks registered. Commissioner Keefo is still knocking Hawaii at Washington. He sayB labor is being defrauded of their earnings. Kali u lui as Receiving Statiou. Kahului is being seriously consid cred as a receiving station for Euro pean immigrants in caso tho health situation in Honolulu should become nioro serious beforo tho immigrant ship Willesden arrives from Europe tho latter part of this month. As previously published, Dr. Vic tor S. Clark, commissioner of immi gration, was on Maui last week look ing over tho situation. Royal D. Mead, director of tho labor bureau of tho sugar planters' association, pame to Maul with Dr. Clark, and tho planters aro much interested in tho possiblo plans for a station. Tho association will cooporato in every way with tho territory. It is proposed, if tho Willesden cannot land immigrants in Hono lulu, that the station bo established about a milo from Kahulu. Frank Baldwin is also interested in tho Erect Forts. forth much adverse criticism. and Mills have been given 24 hours were thrown out of tho inspectors were looking for jobs. board of health and Dr. Currie. He down, and says he will use force to plans and has offered to arrange for the receiving of tho immigrants. The camp where the proposed re ceding station is to bo is on tho Ka hului railroad, and tho railroad company is willing to run a spur into the camp in case it should be needed for a receiving station. The Willesden has somo 1800 im migrants aboard, and if they were landed In Honolulu and had to be kept quarantined there while tho city fought a fever outbreak, tho cost would run into tho hundreds of thousands of dollars. The establishing of a receiving station on Maui would mean that tho force in the commissioner's of fice ! would bo transferred to Maui and the expense of course of a change in tho plans wo'uld bo con siderable, but probably much less than that involved in trying to look after them if Honolulu were serious ly infected with fever. Honolulu vs. Maui The Maui Baseball Team Gave Visitors Good Argument. Last Saturday morning the base ball team of tho Portuguese Athletic Club arrived, and on Saturday af ternoon the first game of a series of three was played.. By their actions in tho first part of the game it wa3 very evident the visitors felt they" would have an easy time with tho local boys, but tho game had not progressed many innings before they woke up to the fact that they had a fight on their hands. Sylva, who was in tho box for Maui, hold the Portuguese team safe at all times, and during tho en tire game not an earned run was made off his delivery. On the oth er hand, tho Maui team landed on Bushhell and it was only the bril liant fielding of his team mates that saved him from a worse beating. Harry Moto, the Maui shortstop, complained of a sore arm beforo tho game, and this usually reliable fielder made two errors, each of which cost a run, and these two runs were all the visiting team could secure. The Maui team all played good ball, but the throwing of George Cummings to bases was a factor in winning tho game. The fleet visitors could not steal bases on-him, and many of them died in their attempt to pilfer second. One of tho greatest ninth inning rallies ever seen on a bcal diamond marked the close of the contest. With the score two to one against them, tho Maui team went in and slugged out avictory.Then when the Honolulu team came to bat they started to slug a bit on their own account. With a man on second and third and one man down, it looked as though they must score. A long hit was sent into right -field to littlo Joe Oliveira, who had re placed Smythe. Joe caught the ball, and without a second's hesitation hurled tho sphere to the home plate. The Portuguese runner on third started for. home at the same in stant. In nine cases out of ten the runner would have been safe, but tho throw was strong and tho aim sure and Cummings was waiting with the ball when tho runner got there, and tho game was over. Scoro by innings: P.A.C. : Runs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 02 B.II. 1 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 19 Maui ; Runs 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 B.II. 0 3 202 000 2-10 Summary Three-base hits, Onel las; two-baso hits, Bento; sacrifice hits, Bal; left on bases, P. A. C. 9; Maui 3; srtuck out, by Bushnell G; by Sylva 2; first baso on errors, P. A. C. 0; Maui 1; double play, Sou za to Lino; Garcia to Bal, 2. Tho second game played on Sun day was not up to one of tho pre vious day. Sylva again went into the box for tho home team, but it was evident ho was in no condition to pitch, and after the first inning he was replaced by Bal, who pitch ed his usual consistent game. Botl teams had on their batting clothes and Freitas, tho star pitcher of the Honolulu team was knocked out of tho box in the sixth, being replaced by Bushnell. Tho local team was not equal to tho task of repeating, however, and wero defeated by 10 to 9. Monday's game was a slaughter, the local boys wero all in from their two strenuous games of tho two days previous. Tho gamo was called on account of darkne?3 in tho first half of tho eighth, thus robbing tho Maui team of tho only two runs Board of Supervisors Mpnthly Meeting Taken Up Principally With Routine Work. At the meeting of the Board of Supervisors which convened Wednes day the first business was the read ing of communications. In his report Dr. McConkey, sug gests to tho board that they make all the public schools and outhouses fly proof and mosquito proof and points out the danger of the schools remaining in their present condi tion. The agreement between the Ka hului Railroad and tho countyre garding a right of way to tho public park at Wailuku was ratified by the board. The providing of electric fixtures for the public buildings was referred to tho committee on public improve ments. Tho supervisors through the com mittee on sanitation will take up the matter of a mosquito campaign for Maui with the board of health. The bids were opened for build ing a ward at the county farm and sanitarium Only one bid was re ceived, that of Mr. Aheong. His bid of 81,413 was accepted. Owing to lack of funds for this work, tho contract for building a doctor's cottage at the sanitarium was not given out. The bid of Mr. Aheong of $3,595 for this work was tho only one received. Five portable spreading cars, ono half mile of portable track and ono scarifier havo been received by tho county. Tho total expenditures for tho month of October wero $20,307.28. Church of the Good Shepherd. Tho members of tho Woman's Guild of tho Church of tho Good Shepherd will hold their annual sale, on Saturday, November 18th, at the Alexander House, Wailuku. Instead of tho usual formal concert there will bo music at intervals in tho refreshment room during tho evening. Tho variety table will be the chief feature of tho affair. There will also be dolls, fancy work, a grab box, a sample table, homo made candy, lemonade, ico cream, coffee, cake, and a few choico plants- Admission, 10 cents each, adults and children. Trains will leave Paia station at 7 p. in., and Kahului Station at 7:30 p. in., for Wailuku, as usual excursion rates will bo charged for train tickets. 1 ho proceeds of tho sale will bo largely devoted towards paying off tho debt on tho new church build ing. they had made. Tho gamo going back to tho seventh. Thus while tho home team really mado two runs tho scoro will show a -white wash being 18 to 0. Tho visitors played over at Laha ina Tuesday, and what promised to he a good game was spoiled by er rors. Up to tho sixth inning tho Lahaino team held the visitors down without a score, but two easy fly balls wero missed in this inning by tho outfielders, and six runs wero scored before tho sido was retired. Tho final score was 7 to 1 in favor of tho Honolulu team. Tho boys all say they had a great time over hero, and aro hoping they can win another series in Honolulu, which may enable them to mako another trip over hero. Tho series was successful from a financial standpoint, and tho local promoters aro to bo thanked for their enterprise.