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Advertise in the News What is Best for Maui is Best for the Nevs WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., SATURDAY. MAY 30, 1914. NUMBER 15 VOLUMK XXI Good Show To Market Fresh Fines Stanley Livingston, president of -?k? Haiku Farmers' Association, returned Wednesday evening from Honolulu where lie liad been in vestigating the feasibility of fresh pineapple shipments to the main land, lie is convinced that this project has great possibilities for the Haiku farmers, and believes that it will be given a thorough tryout by the Maui growers during the coining season. "We can make a contract with a very reliable firm on the Coast," said Mr. Livingston, "at $50 per ton for the fruit f. o. b. wharf, Kahu lui. The cost of packing and de livery to the wharf, is figured by Oahu shippers at from $23 to $2S per ton. As quickly as possible, I exnect to call a meeting of our members and lay all the data I have before them, and it seems more than probable that we shall be able to get together in a co operative way to go into this business." Mr. Livingston was much im pressed with the efforts that are being made by the Territorial and federal authorities in Honolulu to help the Haiku settlers in every way possible. He states that there is good prospect that the federal experiment station will soon inau gurate some practical demonstra tion work in the homesteads look ing towards a much wider diversi fication of crops than are now produced. Maui Polo Team Beats Oahu Four By a score of 5 to 3, the Maui polo team defeated the Oahu team on the Sunnysidc grounds, in the game played last Saturday after noon. The game was an excellent one, and the visitors put up a very strong fight, despite the fact that they were under the handicap of mounts with which they were un familiar. The fact that the Oahu players made all their goals during the last periods of the game, indi cates that with their own ponies the outcome might have been dif ferent. It is possible that the Maui team may go to Honolulu on June 19 for a return game, and that Oahu will again play on Maui on July 4th. The game last Saturday was wit nessed by a large crowd from all parts of Central Maui, and the players were liberally applauded. The lineup for the game follows: Maui Harold Rice, No. 1; Ar thur Baldwin, No. 2; Frank Bald- win, ino. j; Arthur voinns, uacK. Oahu Walter Macfarlaue, No. I; S. A. Baldwin, No. 2; II. K. L. Castle, No. 3; R. W. Shingle, back. dune PLEBISCITE PILGRIMS BEGIN J0UE1EY TOBAY Whole County Will Be Covered By County Bond Advocates Supervisors Will Help Lahaina, Lanai and Molokai First Points of Attack. The plebiscite campaign, launch-1 ed by the Governor two weeks ago, will be on in full swing tonight when a big public meeting will be held in Lohaina. It is just four weekb until the matter of declar ing for or against the issuance of county bonds will be put up square ly to the people at the polls; and during this lime the Plebiscite Pro motion Committee, headed by Dr. J. II. Raymond, plans to be work ing on a "campaign of education" right up to the last. It is expected that at least sev eral members of the Board of Sup ervisors tvill make the trip to La haina and speak for the bond issue, as well as Dr. Raymond. .On Sun day the partv will go over to La nai, make a speech or two, and return to Lahaina in the evening. On Monday Molokai will be vis- Maui Lose: irvisina rincipa At the meeting of the school commissioners in Honolulu this week, three supervising principals were dropped, these being V. A Carvalho, of Ililo and Puna; John Kaaha, of Maui; and Charles K. King, of Oahu. Mr. Kaaha has been transferred to Oahu and made principal of the Kalihi-kai school. The supervising principals ap pointed are Kugene Horner, Fast Hawaii; Bertha M. Taylor, West Hawaii; Arthur L. Case, Maui; Mary Gunn, Oahu; and II. II. Brodie, Kauai. The supervising principals have had their salaries raised to $250 per month, but they will be re quired to pay all their own travel ing expenses. choenberg Wins Tennis Tournament ' The Lahaina Tennis Club singles tournament ended last Sunday with V. C. Schoenberg victor over O. Brecht in the finals, by score of 6-1, 8-6. I lie first prize was a handsome cup. Brecht took second prize, a $10 racket, while Waal and Keeney, winners in the semi finals, received consolation prizes. The tournament had aroused much interest in Lahaina, and was one of the most successful ever held in the old capital. The series started on May 16th with 15 en tries, played as follows: Wm. Smith; G. L. Keeney won from A L. Hayselden; O. Brecht won from K. J. Zedtwitz; II. Soltau won from F. Stark; V. C. Schoenberg won irom J. u. uannon; w. L. Decoto won from J. Little; L. Weinzheimer won from Mr. Kuhl maun; A. Waal won from A. Fries In the second play, Urecht won trom Keeney; bchoeiiDerg won from Decoto; and Waal won from Weinzheimer. Kula Residents Opposing Bonds? Makawao Report to That Effect. Good Water Supply Available From Kailiili Gulcli. Maka wao Notes. Hawaiian Tries Suicide J. Kaahanui, a taro planter of Keanae, attempted suicide early yesterday morning, by shooting himself in the mouth. The bullet lodged in his head and could not be located by Dr. Deas, who had the man sent to the hospital. The motive of the act is not known. Juries Drawn Monday. Tho grand and trial jurors for the Juno term of Circuit Eourt will bo drawn next Monday. The court torm opens at Lahaina on tho 17th of Juno, but it is possible that the grand jury may bo organized and i put to work boforo that timo. Electric Machinery Enroute. Robert E. Bond, of the Island Electric Company, has received notice of tho Fhipment from the factory of a new engine and gener ator, ordered some time since. Tho machino is expected to arrive and be installed by July 1st, when tho company promises a 21-hour con tinuous service. Mrs. Ching,Tong Dead. Mrs. Cliing Tone, wife of tho Market street butcher, died on Tues day morning after an illness of some time, from an affection of tho lungs. She was 2S years of age, and is survived by a husband and two children. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon. Diphtheria At Puunene And Haiku Boy Seout Movement :arte ited, and four days spent there. A week from tonight another meeting is to be held in Wailuku. Hon. W. J. Coelho went to Hono lulu during the week, and expects to have a number of speakers come up from there for this occasion. It is slated that Senator Norman Watkins, father of the county loan bill, will come, and possibly Geo.' R. Carter, A. L. C. Atkinson and Secretary Thayer, although these last may come still later in the campaign. The itinerary which has been prepared, covers every place of any consequence at all in the entire county. The plebiscite committe has es tablished headquarter on Market street, near the market. It is stated authoritatively that if Carter and his Bull Moose following come, it will be with the understanding that they cannot talk party politics. tary. (Special Correspondence,) MAKAWAO, May 2S. A sur prising report comes from the Kula section that a majority of Kula Ilawaiians arc not in favor of bor- owing the $5G,000 for the building of tho proposed Olinda reservoir. That a reservoir is much needed especially for Kula people is undis puted and thinking people arc wondering as to reasons for this reported Kula sentiment. Tho recent raising of the Maui tax-rato from 1.10 to 1.29 per cent, (land values irrespective of planta tion holdings remaining tho same) may have had its effect but is riot sufficient to explain the present lack of enthusiasm among the Kula-ites. NBW SUPPLY POIt MAKAWAO. Apropos of water it is stated on good authority that there is an abundant and continuous supply of it in the gulch nt Kailiili, 3,000 feet elevation, which could be easily utilized to fill tho present reservoirs on wiiat is Known as uio urs. u. G. Alexander premises, Makawao, at 2,200' feet elovation. These cis terns serve Makawao and Paia at the present time but aro too low down to supply Kula. Tho Kaili ili gulcli is government property and being narrow could at small cxpenso bo made into an ample reservoir. Tho rainfall at Kailiili, up to the 23rd of this month, as reported by W. llanncatad, tho forester, in charge, has been a frac tion over 33 inches. Makawao farmers arc boasting of a largo corn crop--but tho cool rainy weather has retarded the growth of water melons audi pota toes. Kula's corn was destroyed in some localities by the konas of last winter and had to be replanted The Japanese farmers of upper iMakaw'ao arc most progressive in regard to education. There is but a handful of them and none of them well-to-do and yet recently they Have purchased lor $?-UU an acre of land opposite the govern meat school, built as substantial two-room school house for $ 150 employed a teacher, and established a school for fifteen or twenty chil dren. On Sunday, tho 24th, all tho Japanese of the vicinity held a meeting at this school house com memorating the burial of the Queen Dowager of Japan. The new tariff schedule has not affected the price of beef in Maka wao which is selling at lm per pound retail, and 5c per pound, live-weight. Thosong of the linnet is heard everywhere, proclaiming spring. Weather: Quite warm since the rain stopped. Interesting Land Snit Is Started. The Ptiuneiic school was closed on Moudav of this week, on ac- count of the illness of one of the teachers, Miss Spiccr, being de clared due to diphtheria. Several other teachers, who occupied the same cottage were quarantined. Miss Spicer's condition was report ed to be critical for several days, but she is showing improvement according to last reports. None of the persons who have been exposed, have shown any symptoms of the disease, although another teacher, Miss Kalino, who is apparently perfectly well, showed as a "posi tive" upon microscopical examination. A Korean child in the camp ad joining the Haiku cannery was re moved to a detention camp last week, together with several "con tacts," and the case was later posi tively pronounced diphtheria There is no known connection be tween the two cases, nor any indi cation as to where the disease was contracted by either patient. At an enthusiastic meeting held the Gym. on Wednesday cven- ng tnc initial steps tor the organ- izatiou of a Boy Scout movement were taken. The following were elected to constitute the ineinber- hip of the .Wailuku Council of mcricau Boy Scouts Rev. R. B. Dodge, II. B. l'enhallow, D. T. Carey, Maj. Wm. Bal, W. L. West, W. F. Crockett, R. A. Wadsworth, Dr. Osmers, O. J. Whitehead, and Dr. Ian McLaren. Dr. McLaren was appointed scout master and chairman of the coun cil, and W. F. Crockett was made secretary treasurer. It is the intention to form scout councils of from 4 to 6 members, comprising representative men in every part of Maui where it may be possible to form patrols. J. A. Wilder, director of the scout move ment in Hawaii, is expected on Maui in the near future, to aid in getting the work under way. As soon as the various councils can be established the work of organizing the boys of the island into patrols will be undertaken. Crawford Is Making Stir On Islan Tho Makawao-Wailuku district teachers' meeting held at Paia School, the 15th inst, was success ful. 1 hough the program was somewhat brief, moro opportunity was furnished for discussion and general sociability. Too many con ventional papers, too much formal ity more often mars than makes a successful meeting of Maui peda gogues. Miss Crickard was elected president of tho association for the coining year and Miss Keola, secre- J. A. Magoon, trustee in bank ruptcy of the estate of Mary II Atcherly vs. Kapiolani Kstate.Ltd. ct al., is the title of a suit of con siderable interest which was argued before Judge Kingsbury on Thurs day, and submitted on briefs. P L. Weaver represented the plain tiff and C. W. Ash ford, the defeu dant. J. F. Colburn, manager of tlie Kapiolani Jvstate, also came over from Honolulu' to attend the trial. The suit involves the ownership of 753 acres of laud on Molokai, and the facts in the case are very nearly analogous to those in the case won in the U. S. Supreme Court several years ago by Mrs. At cherly from Castle it Cooke. The Kapiolani Kstate has had possess ion of the land, which it has leas ed to J. F. Brown, who is thus made a party in the suit. Dan Crawford, the unconven tiotial missionary dynamo from Alnca, is creating about the same furore of enthusiasm here on Maui that he does everywhere he goes From what they say about him and his peculiar plan of operation the suspicion is aroused that per haps Africa is not the only field o ins missionary endeavors, in any event, he is well worth going to some trouble to hear. During his stay on Maui he is the guest of the Rev. R. B. Dodge On Thursday morning he spoke at ministers' meeting and in th evening at the Kahultu church Friday evening he addressed large audience at the Wailuku Union Church. The rest of his iuincrary on this Island is as fol lows : Saturday evening M.aun a o 1 u Seminary. Sunday, 11 a. m. Paia Union Church. Sunday, 7:30 p. m. Wailuku Union Church. Monday and Tuesday mornings At different public schools. Tuesday, 5 p. m. Hale Aloha, Lahaina. Tuesday evening Lahaina-luna. lie leaves Wednesday evening for Ililo. All Maui Is Well Soaked The most uniform and steady ram that has visited Aiatu lor many mouths, began Wednesday evening and continued almost with out cessation for 36 hours or more. In Wailuku 1.77 inches were re corded. In Lahaina it rained 1.5 inches; and IIana""got 2.44 inches. The storm seems to have extended to the other islands, a wireless from Hawaii stating that 13 inches of rain had fallen at Waimea in less than 24 hours. Maui Girl to Wed. The engagement has been an nounced in Honolulu of Miss Eliza beth T. M. Ting, a Maui Girl, who is at present a teacher in tho K.awai ahao Seminary, and Ernie 15. Goo, sou of (!oo Wan Hoy, of Honolulu. The groom-to-be is a young Ilawai-ian-born Chinese, who has a posi tion wirh the U. S. Geodetic Sur vey. Miss Ting's mother, who lives at Wailuku, attended the engage ment dinner given on Sunday at tho Goo homo in Honolulu. Tho wedding has been set for July 15. Approaching Wedding. Much interest conters in invita tions sent out this week by Mr. and Mrs. m. L. Uordeuo announcing the approaching marriago of their daughter, Miss Hose Cordeiro to Mr. John Martins. The wedding will take placcon Wednesday evening, June 10, at G.o'clock, in St. Anthony's Church, Wailuku. A reception will follow the wedding ceremony; at the Cordeiro homo in Camp L Both of the young pcoplo popular among wide circle of friends in Central Maui. Moose Will Picnic. A moose picnic is being arranged for Sunday by members of Wailuku Lodge, No. 875, which promises to bo a most cnjoyablo affair. The out ing is intended to bo limited to Moose members and their families, and will bo held at tho beach homo of Dictator J. Garcia, at Waihee. The picniccrs will take thoir own lunchos and spend the day in swim ming and having u general good time. One Way to Run Schools. Bpcauso the Board of Educationis not able to supply funds for necos sary work material in tho Kauai schools, tho Lihue teachors arc get ting up a fancy work sale to supply the needed cash.