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What is Best for Maui
is Best for the News
If you wish Prosperity
Advertise in the News
flotes From
Capital City.
Governor Frear Looks Like Winning
All About Wheeler Our Own
Duke. "
Special Correspondence
i Honolulu, October 4.
The Fisher hearings pcem to bo
.drawing to a close and without, as
far as the public is aware, much be
ing accomplished. To tho layman
it would appear that Kuhio has
made no visible impression on the
secretary. Up to this writinc not a
-jsjnglo charge made by him against
uovernor Hrear has been substanti
ated, and whether it is your wisl
- or not the fact remains Frear ha3
the best chance ever to bo reappoint
e'd governor of tho Territory. He
: seems to have met tho enemy ant
..throttled him. Even Ashford, when
tho specific charges were being heard
on Monday, in response to a ques
' tion from Secretary Fisher, admitted
, that tho charges against tho Govern
' or were, perhaps too broad. That
J is the history of tho case and, it
' would seem about time for tho de
fense to rest.
: un iuesaay there were sovera
-little spurts of eloquence that set
.'the audience to guessing. An iii-
quiry into the thousand acre evasion
i brought out a question by the secre-
;tary as td who was responsible for
Tthe bill introduced in the local legis-
: laturo relativo to corporations form
'ing .co-partnerships, which struck
1 1 1"l OnA;.4n ... An T1......1 '
name wasmontioned in a manner
that seemed to suggest that more
would come out of it after the affair
is over. L. A. Thurston was men
tioned as a man who might throw
iightf'brithe subject: ' '
,' .At.a;lunchcon in the Commorcia
i ClUb "at noon tlio secrotarv told?
story' about tho darkey who left tho
Eriiscaloepean" cjiurch to go over
i to, the ranks of, the .Mef'dist because
there was too much, reading of the
.minutes' of- previous meeting' in the
former church, wliilo it was all new
business with' the latter. He said
(Continued on page .6.
Maui Fund
Thai Maui made a good showing
,? regard to tho'-Duko-Kahanamoku
-Fund'-js well known." Th6 follow
ing, lptjer,.frpm.. W. . T.. .-.Rawlins,
Chairman of tho Committee, speaks
for tyfelf. '
VGeoifgo K. "KaiaEsq;
Wailuku, Maui,
)ear sir: , ' -1 '. . -On
behalf of the" Committee
in charge of the Duke Kahanamoku
Fund, P'desire to;thank y'du'and all
of those who helped - you, fpr tho
magnificent contribution ' to tho
t Fund to buy IDuke a homo.
- wlie Committee sincerely appro
C Mss this splendid showing by you,
y 'mr boys, and ihe citizens of Maui,
personally as a warm personal
friend of ,Duke, I wisl to express
my thanks to you for your efforts
towards rewarding a man who is
most deserving, and a credit to our
own Hawaii nei. Thanking you
again I am
Respectfully yours.
Chairman Duko Kahanamoku Fund
The Maui Fund may bo still
iargejr, as some tickets and another
independent, list have tp bore'ekon
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For Champion.
Louise Pratt
Has Accident.
Teacher 'Was Thrown From Brake
On Road To Keahua Rendered
Miss Louise Pratt, the well known
teacher, is being congratulated on
her narrow escape from death last
Thursday. As it is tho young lndy
is in bed, suffcrinK from concussion
of the bram, and a severe bruising.
It appears that Miss Pratt has
been in the habit of driving to and
from her school work at Keahua.
Hie horse she has been driving is a
quiet old animal and not given to
However, on Thursday Jast. as
Miss Pratt approached one of the
gates that are on the road, the horse
became scared at a pile of wood
chips, and suddenly swerved into
small ditch. Miss Pratt was
thrown out and, lighting on her
head, was at once rendered
unconscious. Miss Pratt remem
bers nothing else till she came to
her senses in her own home.
It was Mr. Hocking, of Paia. who
discovered Miss Pratt lying by the
way side. Hocking is an overseer
of tho Maui Agricultural Company.
and ho was making his usual rounds,
when he found the unconscious
Hocking at once started off for
assistance", and he had not gone far
when he met C. E. Copeland, who
had just came away from the Kea
hua school.
Copeland had visited the school
and had found that"' Miss Pratt had
not yet arrived. He thought someth
ingmust be wrong, and at once start
ed put in his automobile to search
for Miss Pratt.
Copeland and Hocking returned
to where Miss Pratt was, and tho
girl was placed in the car and taken
home. A doctor was summoned
and is still in attendance on tho
patient, who is recovering rapidly
from her injuries.
Tho horse that caused tho trouble
did not run away after accident.
The animal wandered into a cane
field and was found there later on.
Bazaar Will
Be At Paia.
There is to be a bazaar at the
Paia Orpheum on the evening of
October 12. Tho ladies of Maka-
wao are the movers in tho matter
and it is freely predicted that the
bazaar will bo tho best ever held in
the district.
The bazaar will open at eielit
o'clock and an admission charcn of
twenty-five cents will bo mdee.
Tho affair will opon with tho nro-
ductionofa play' entitled "Hqw
Tho Vote Was Won." This come
dy is said to be very good and an
excellent caste has been secured for
it. Tho actors have been rehear
sing hard and they are letter per
fect in their parts.
Following tho play thero will ho
a sale of fancy work, candies and
ice cream. Tho children will bo
delighted to find plenty of "Snow
Tho Makawao ladies are workinc
liard to make the affair a. success
and the public should respond bv
attending tho bazaar in hundreds.
Dr. J1. J. Carev is settled in t
ror a time. Ho is bnint? knt
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busy on dental work
Big Sale of
State Lumber
No Less Than Eight Hundred Million
Feet Of Timber Sold At One
From the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture, Chief Forester
Graves is on lus way to San Fran
cisco to make final arrangements
under which a California lumber
company will purchase 800 million
feet of timber on the Sinrra Nation
al Forest. Tho timber has already
been awarded, after public adver
tisement, to tho highest bidder, but
under tho teams of the advertise
ment the final signing of the con
tract will not take place until the
company has been shown on the
ground what timber the Government
will reservo from cutting in order to
proservo good forest conditions and
provide for reproduction.
Tho company will bo allowed its
full 800 million feet, but naturally
it will not bo allowed to cut clean.
As a rule the Forest Service reserves
something like one-third of the
forest stand in applying forestry on
Government holdings. A marking
board made up of one man sent from
Washington, one from the District
office in San Francisco, and the
local Forest Supervisor will carefully
mark a sample area, to show how
tho restrictions on cutting will be
applied. Representatives of the
company will then go over this area,
after which Chief Forester Graves
and his assistants will, it is expect
ed, make final arrangements with
tho company in San Francisoo, and
tho contract of sale will bo signed.
The Forest Service," said Mr.
Graves in sneakinc of this sale.
has received a number of inquiries
whether in selling so much timber
to a single purchases tho Govern
ment may not bo opening tho way
to a monopolistic control of local
lumber markets. Other correspond
ents are disturbed lost the sale
prove a bad bargain for tho Govern
ment through the rise in value of
tho timber in the twenty-two years
during which the company will cut.
Such largo and long time sales
of National Forest timber as that
to tho California company are a
new development in Forest Service.
Great bodies of mature but inacces
sible timber can bo put on tho
market only if sale contracts arc let
on terms which will justify a very
heavy initial investment in trans
portation facilities. In entering in
to such contracts, however, special
safeguards to protect tho public
against monopoly and to prevent an
undue speculative profit to tho pur
chaser aro employed.
"Tho National Forests contain,
in all, tho equivalent of nearly GOO
billion feet of timber now of mer
chantable size, besides young growth
for futuro harvest. Because of its
remoteness from market and the
wild, mountainous country, without
transportation facilities, in which
most of it lies, only a small percent
age can now bo sold on any terms.
Most of it would cost moro to got it
out than, it would bring. The sale
of less than one-fifth of one per cent
of our total supply to one company
leaves plenty of room for competi
tion by other companies.
Tho timber which has been sold
to tho California company lies well
back in tho Sierra Nevada Mountains
and will require tho construction of
70 miles of standard-gaugo railroad
to open up tho area. Since this
road will also open up other Nation-
(Continued on rage 6.)
Fisher Heard
Fine Address.
Judge Kingsbury Was At His
When Welcoming Cabinet
When Secretary of the Interior
Fisher was in Wailuku last week,
he was read an address of welcome
by Judge Kingsbury, on behalf of
tho people of Wailuku and tho
general public of Maui. Tho ad
tlress was as follows:
The Reception of
Secretary of tho Interior of the
United States.
Mr. Chairman and Ladies and
To me is given the privilege
of introducing to you, Honorable
Walter L. Fisher, the United States
secretary of the Interior. Mr.
Fisher is accompanied by Mr. Meyer,
his Private Secretary.
Speaking for you, citizens of
Maui, I can say to our distinguished
guests from tho National Capital,
Aloha, delighted to wel
co m o you, and wo could add every
word of happy greeting known to
language and not go beyond the
feeling of our hearts.
(Continued on page 2.)
flutolRotes. pt
1 ...
Frank H, Trego has returnedntd
Detroit from Buffalo, whero ho wai
chief engineer of the E. R. Thoinai
Motor Car Company, to take charge
of the department of research on
gineering for the Packard Motor Ca
Mr. Trego has had a hand in tho
development of numerous improve
ments in motor construction. He
is widely known in automobile cir
cles throuch his ennnnntinn with
the technical side of tho American
Automobile Association's contests,
having drawn up tho original races.
He was one of the organizers of
tho Chicago Motor Club and for
years its secretary and one of the
six founders of the Wolverino Auto
mobile Club, of Detroit. Ho was
formerly manager of the technical
department of the Hudson Motor
Car Company and has for years
been an extensive contributor to
technical journals.
S. D. Waldon, Vice-President of
tho Packard Motor Car Company,
has returned from a (5,000 mile
western tour in a Packard "48."
Mr. Waldon, accompanied by three
friends, left Detroit July 28 and
proceeded leisurely to the Pacific
coast over the central route, passing
through Denver. A complete camp
ing outfit was carried and tho party
was entirely independent of hotels
in exploring tho western fishing and
hunting territory.
The return trip was made from
Los Angeles across tho Great Ameri
can Desert during the hottest part of
the season and trips of two hundred
miles were made between settle
ments. Eighty-two from a railroad.
tho Packard tourists rescued two
women with two small children who
were stranded without water under
a parching sun. Tho man in the
party had started out to find aid.
their automobile having failed to
negotiate desert trail.
In compliment to the largo num-
bor of Packard owners included in
its membership, tho American
Bankers' Association, in annual
session at Detroit, enlivened its in
stallation of officers Friday Septem
ber lo with a program of selections
by the Packard Uniformed band.
"Our Duke" Is
To Visit Us
World's Champion Swimmer Is Com-
T" . ...... -
ing To Maui Will Probably
Swim At Puunene.
W. 1 . Rawlins is going to bring
Duke Kahanamoku to Maui. The
Champion Swimmer of the world
will be seen in action hero -probably
in tho Puunene tank. It is possible
that the best local Swimmers will
race against Dukc7in handicap
Ihe people of Maui certainly did
well as regards the Duke Fund, tho
Hawaiian wonder has many admir
ers here. It will be a great pleasure
to Maui people to sec Duko do some
swimming stunts.
From Maui Duke will go to Ha
waii where he will also bIiow what
he can do in tho swimming line.
It is said that Duko has improved
wonderfully a regards making tho
turns in tanks. He had never done
any of this prior to his visit, to the
Coast. He. however.'nickcdTtin tlu
business rapidly, and is now as good,
if not better.in-making turns, as
any man m ine woria.
. .u
Let All Maui extend the best
KreetihEB'nndKvelconio to nnr
jWorid's Champion
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few Manager
For Light Co.
land Electric Company, has resigned
s position, and is rcturninc to
Honolulu. His place has been taken
by Robert Bond, who is also man
agerof tho .Honolulu office.
umci iiinginec.rJones has resign
cd, and thereMsva 'new man, Mr.
Peacock, who arrived from Hono
lulu last week. . ' 'jV
The Electric LightkCompany is
now providing Juice ' durinc cer-
. . . i t . i . f .
una uours 01 mo clay. This is a
great convenience to those people
who have electrical apparatus.
Belt Road
Bids Opened.
When tho bids for tho Belt Road
extension anu other works, were
opened laBt Saturday, there was
quite a crowd of Honolulu contract
ors present, iuuch interest was
taken in the opening of tenders, and
tho results were wirelessed to Hono
For the Belt Road Job, thero were
threo tenders put in. When thev
were opened it was found that all
three were higher than tho appro
pnation for the job. Only 877,000
is available for the section of tho
extension. Tho lowest bid. that of
Jno. Wilson, was $7,000 too much
Wilson bid to do tho work for 881,
000 and, if tho Governor approves
ho may get tho job at tho prico
The other bidders wore: Hugh Ho
well. S117.G25. and Lnn1.Ym,.,
iMigineering uo., SUU.UUO.
l'or tho Kcokca Resuvoir, threo
tenders were nut in. Thuv wnrn
A. A. Wilson, 814.172: Huch Ho-
well. Slli.752 and Gomes. R1 1 .107
l'or the liana hchool hmisn th pro
wuru jour lenuers. inev wcro un
. t , .t.i
follows: A. A. Wilson, 80,850;
Freitas and Fernandez, 80.GG5:
At Young, 80,689 and Otto Qs,
Have Trouble.
Water Rates Said To Be Too Hich
I i
Owners Of Cattte
Special to Nnws.
Tho new cropof corn is now bcinir
harvested. The prico asked by the
farmers for this corn is 1.80 and ka-
maainas say that this is tho bcst.price
on record for new corn. The potato
crop is also small this year: but.
however, a Japanese farmer has
succeeded in harvests about 200
bags of potatoes which ho is holdinc-
on to for better prices. '
Mrs. G. F. Correa has recently
presented her husband with their
twentieth child. Both mother and
are doing nicelj and the father is
also doing nicely for he has just
celebrated his fifty-sixth birthday.
Mr. S. T. Starrctt was in Kula
last week to encourage tho farmers
l Viant onions, and to introduce
!in early variety of corn. Thanks
to our last legislature for havinc
created this office. Mr. Rtnrrnt.t. Una
done more for the Kula farmers in
one year than tho Federal Experi
ment Station in Honolulu has done
in ten.
A number of citizens and non-
citizens held a meeting this week t&
confer about the water rates of tho
Kula water system, and judging,
froni the sentiment expressed by all
those present, it is apparent that
there is much dissatisfaction con
cerning the present rates." They
aro very grateful, however to tho
government for having appropriated
a largo sum of money to make the
system a success, yet they feel that
tho rates are unduly high, and
that there should be a uniform rate.
Tho rates aro 15, 20 and 25 cents
per thousand gallons. Thev aro
fixed according to the amount of
water one' uses, so tho small con-"
sumer pays 25 cents Der thousand
gallons, while tho largo one pays 15
One man remarked that an or
dinary horse or cow drinks about
600 gallons of water per month, ihd '
that the orflin
""""" p J'l1 t
against it if he owns half a, dozem
head of stock. It was resolved".'.
unanimously, that a petition .bo'
circulated through Kula and Mrfka-
wao to be presented to t,lw upvr.
meeting of tho Board of Supervisors
requesting them to reduce the' pre
sent rates 'to a reasonable figure.
Prisoners In
Toils Again.
On Monday last the Olowalu
poiii-e oincer captured tho two es
caped prisoners who liavo been at
large for tho past two weeks,
ihe wanted men ran short of
food and they had to skirmisl
around for kaukau. It was this fact iy
Lthat made their capture inevitable.
The police officer who caught tho
...wi, pujo luij llliiuu III) llgllfc VO get
away again
At the police station, where tho
returned prisoners were warmlv
welcomed, one of tho men announced
his intention of getting away again
4o ouuu ua an uuiHiriiimiv omirs.
This man will bo closely watghed in
future.) "
The Womens Aid Soniotv nf M.n
Wailuku Union Church meets with
Mrs. Frank Fmnmerfrld Wednos.
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