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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1914.
The All-Service baseball team
will arrive here this morning by
the Claudine, and will play their
first game against the picked Maui
team, at 3:30 o'clock this after
noon. The soldier players will be
given a warm welcome, and it is
believed will have to work to down
the Island bunch.
The line-up of the Mauis has not
yet been definitely decided upon,
though it is likely that Meyer will
The soldiers' line-up is as fol
lows: Swintou, c.; Willis, lb.;
Williamson, cf.; of 25th Infantry.
Granunith. oh.: Ronowski, n : of
4th Cavalry. Lt. Lyman (extra)
Sterquel, 2b.; 2nd Infantry. Ma
son, 1st Infantry. Byrnes, Quarter
master corps, llixenbaugh, s. s.;
Lawson, p., Lt. O'llara (extra).
The All-Service team will also
play the locals again on Sunday,
and possibly a Monday came may
All-Students Next Saturday
A good deal of interest is being
manifested in local baseball circles
over the coining visit of the All
Student team, under captain W.
Iuman, which is scheduled to play
two and nossibly three games on
Maui, on the 11th, 12th, and 13th.
Arrangements were made for the
visit by Harold Baldwin last week,
with the Maui Athletic Association
Hie students are a picked team
from the best players of Onliu col
lege, St. Louis college, Mills, and
other schools in Honolulu, and are
' said to put up a fast game. Har
old Baldwin is manager of the ag
gregation. The school players are
on Kauai today, where they will
open this afternoon for a shor
series with a picked Kauai team.
The Students will have the fol
lowing lineup in their Maui games
W. Iuman, and K. Gay, pitchers;
II. Baldwin, catcher; Mitchell, 1st;
, prdbably G. Quintal, 2nd; A. Yap,
3rd; D. Takawichi, short; II. Nye,
If; D. Wadsworth, cf; Sakai and L.
K. Wai, rf. Koani, may also play
Slae Gets Six Months
Dibble K. Ilae the defaulting
postmaster of Pukoo, Molokai, was
sentenced last Saturday in the
United States district court, Hono
lulu, by Judge Clenions, to serve 6
months in jail and to repay the
863S.58 he embezzled, plus the
court costs, amounting to about
$200 more. Ilae pleaded guilty.
lie said his pilikia started when he
backed a fi lend who was running
for supervisor, with Uncle Sam's
money, lie expected to a county
appointment himself if the friend
won which didn't happen. The
name of the candidate was not
mentioned. Booze and elaborate
luaus, are said to have also had a
part in the Molokai postmaster's
Wailuku Girl Dies
Miss I'uchael Kaumeheiwa, the
lG-year-old daughter of the Rev
ami Mrs. L. 15. Kaumeheiwa, of
Wailuku, died last Friday evening
aftgr a very brief illness from ap
pondicitis. The young woman had
u largo circle of friends in the com
niunity who were much shocked to
learn of her demise. The funeral
took plaeo on Saturday afternoon
from tho Kaahumanu church, of
which her father is pastor. The
funeral services were conducted by
tho Hov. I). W. K. White, of I
haina, and by the Hew U.H. Dodge
The homesteaders of the Haiku
district arc again trying to get to
gether on the matter of a co-opera
tive cannery or to be more correct,
arc endeavoring to find means of
iinnncinu such a plant, for there is
not much difference of opinion at
nresent unon the desirability of
some such plan.
The meeting which was to have
been held last Saturday evening
was postponed on account of rain to
Friday cveniiiL'. of this week. At
this meeting it was expected that
new form of constitution would be
adopted, and various changes made
in the by laws
COMING TO MAUI
The Company that lias created a sen-
sation for the past twelve weeks in
Honolulu, will present their
best successes here
ThcvPlayers all star company
with George Webb and Florence
Oakley will on Tuesday evening
July 7 present the Girl of the
Golden West at the Lyceum theatre
in Kahului. This is David Belas
co's greatest masterpiece and one
that has met with tremendous
success throughout the United
States. The story pertains to early
life in California during the fifties
when all classes of characters were
rushing to California seeking gold
Miss Florence Oakley will be the
girl, a part in which she has met
with distinguished success in all o
the larger cities. The play is one
full of action and plenty of good
cowboy comedy. On Wednesday
night they will present the reigning
success of- three countries United
States, England and Australia,
'Within the Law," a great thrill-
ng drama which ran for two years'
in New York and which really start
led theatre goers. At the present
time there are fourteen companies
now touring with this play. This
play broke all records for Honolulu.
The players using it for their open
ing play also for their closing per
On Thursday July 9thecompany
will appear at the Orphcum theatre
n Wailuku using Rex Beach,
famous story The Barrier," de
picting life in far off Alaska. A
drama full of interesting situations
with powerful climaxes. On Fri
day July 10 the company will pre
sent John Mason's biggest success
The Witching Hour, ' ' a pscyhologi-
cal drama of the better class.
St. Anthony's School
Entertainment Great Success
Declared by hundreds who saw it
to have been the best affair of its
kind ever held in Wailuku, the en
tertainment given last Friday and
Saturday evenings by the pupils of
St. Anthony's Girls School, was
dso a most gratifying success finan
cially. lt is understood that thd' pro
cccds of tho two evenings netted be
tween 8300 and $100. Everybody
connected with the ambitious un
dertaking are tired but happy at
tho outcome of their efforts.
Tho teachers and others who
spent days of hard work in coaching
the dozens of children in their
parts, have no reason to feel that
their efforts word not well repaid
Almost without exception tho songs
recitations, and little dialogues and
operettas, which made up tho pro
gram wore rendered practically with
ut a hitch, and they were all of
high order too. Tho hall was most
tastefully decorated with bunting
flags, and lanterns, this being tho
work of Miss Bishop. Tho sisters
extend cordial thanks to the many
persons who worked so faithfully to
make tho affair a success.
iVailukii Pupils Pass
Five of the seven members of the
Sth grade of the Wailuku public
school, successfully passed the ex
aminations last week for entrance to
the high school or normal school.
All of these, furthermore, expect to
continue their studiws in the higher
Those who will receive these
giado diplomas arc Miss Lilian
Whitford, MissAoe Ah Sin, Mis
Oishi Kondo, Miss Miyo Yoshizawa
and Ah Choy Young.
Miss Elsie Crowcll, a graduate of
Kamehanieha school, was also per
mitted to take the examination, as
she expects to enter tho Normal
school next fall.
Through the efforts of G. L. II
Cunningham, wealthy tourist and
business man of Duncdin, New Zea
land, Thco. II. Davies it Company
las made a considerable shipment
of Hawaiian pineapples to New Zea
land in an effort to build up a de
mand for the Hawaiian fruit there.
Mr. Cunningham was so favorably
impressed with the quality of Ha
waiian pineapples, that he feels cer
tain that New Zealand and Australia
both offer a great field for tho fruit,
which as yet has been untouched.
Was Willing to Go to Jail
A Korean fisherman named Chco
Chun Yen, who terrorized tho peo
ple of Kihei with a revolver and a
hatchet, last Saturday night, was
sentenced to two months imprison
ment by Judge McKay, on Tuesday.
Tho man not only pleaded guilty,
saying he was drunk, but when the
court imposed sentence, informed
His Honor that ho was perfectly
satisfied and would willingly serve
three months, if tho court thought
Grandjury to Investigate
Murphy Next Week
The grandjury of the 2nd Circuit
court, will meet at Lahaina next
Friday. It is not known that there
are many matters of importance to
be investigated, aside from the
Murphy-Kingsbury matter. Accord -
ng to a statement made by Judge
Kingsbury from the bench, two
weeks ago, he will ask the iuquisi
toral body to find an indictment
against Attorney Murphy for per
jury, in connection wmi tne ain-
davit made by the latter to the su
preme court in filingcharges against
the Judge. Murphy is presumably
in Washington by this time, where
he went to institute impeachment
procedings against the local jurist.
Judge Kingsbury has been in 1 lono-
lulu most of this week.
Ayres Braves Surf To
Board Mauna Kea
II. M. Ayres, proprietor of Tro
pic Topics, was the only passenger
to board the Mauna Kea at Lahaina,
last Monday night, owing to the
fact that the breakers were running
so liign that tne. snip s oincers
would not attempt to make a land
uig. Ayres was one ot about a
dozen passengers who wished to
take the steamer. He made arrau
gements with a Hawaiian boatman,
and successfully negotiated the
dangerous surf, although he was
thoroughly. wet in the operation.
Picnic at Paia Today
Paia and Makawao folk have ar
ranged for a big picnic today at
raia neacn, similar to tlie ones
given each Fourth of July in
that district. The one last year
was held at Sunnyside, above Paia
Has Literary Evening
The first of a series of literary
evenings, which arc being arranged
by tho program committee of tho
Haiku Farmers' Association, was
held last Monday evening in the.
Kuialia school house. It was a most
successful and enjoyable event, and
was attended not only by tho people
of tho of the homesteads, but by
persons from all parts of Makawao
A male quartet composed of Stan
ley and Chester Livingston. E. G.
Bartlelt, and J. D. French, render
ed a number of selections which
were enthusiastically received. Miss
Edith Gatfield, of Kamehamcha
Schools, received numerous encores
to her delightful piano numbers;
while Mr. French pleased every
body with his violin picecs.
Dr. Lc Apslcy delivered an ex
ceedingly interesting talk on "Some
Aspects of Multiple Personality"
add afterwards answered many
questions along psychological lines.
The evening ended with an in
formal dance. .
Polo Game Postponed
There will be no pologamc today,
as had been planned. The' Oahu
team was notified to this effect early
in the week by tho Maui players.
It is probable that there will be no
further games until sometime in the
fall when tho annual inter-island
series is pulled off.
Change of Mail Schedule
Owinc to tho fact that the Inter-
Island steamers will no longer make
landings at McGregor's, all mail for
tho Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are
taken to Lahaina since the first of
tho month. The Wailuku postodice
has issued notices that the mails for
Lahaina will leave on a different
schedule than formerly Mondays,
Fridays and Saturdays at 3:30p.m.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fri
days at S:42 a. m. On Wcdncs
days, at 11:30 a. m. Tho time to
Lahaina is -Vz hours.
LABOR faOES INSANE
Joso Antone, a Portuguese laborer
Puuneno, became violently insane a
few days ago, and was on Thursday
committed to tho insane asylum, in
Honolulu. Little is known about
the man in this community. Ap
parently realizing something of his
condition lie went to the Puuneno
Hospital about a week ago and was
admitted as a patient. Some time
later lie became very violent and
finally ran away from tho place.
Dr. Armitage Found Dead
Dr. Edward Armitage, who was
for many years a resident of Maui,
was found dead in a pool of water at
Coconut Island, llilo, last week.
The presumption is that tho unfor
tunate man fell while bathing, was
stunned, and drowned without being
able to help himself.
Kipaliulu Pan Grinding
The Kipaliulu plantation finished
grinding early this week, the year's
output being 2160 tons. It is
understood that this plantation will
take off the ratoon crop next year'
which will be the last that will be
produced. No new plantings have
been made. It is not known what
disposition will be made of the pro
perty following the abandonment
f cane growing.
A Birthday Party
In celebration of tho birthday of
their little daughter Edith, Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Field gave a very de
lightful dancing party at the Gym.
last Tuesday evening. A large
number of littlo peoplo were present
together with a number of older
ones, all of whom spent a most
ploasant evening. 1
Because Wailuku will have its
lands full in looking after the dele-
gates to the big church conference
between the Sth and 15th. the
Booster Dinner, announced for
Thursday, July Oth, has been post
poned. The new dato will be an
In an opinion handed down by
tho'Suprenie court last week, in the
case of L. Weinzheimer vs C. D.
Lufkin, tho courtheld that it is not
necessary to publish notices regarding
mortgage foreclosures in tho Ha
waiian language, so long as it was
properly published in English. Tho
suit was a friendly one to clear title
to a certain pieceof land in Lahaina,
Excursionists at Yolcano
l weiuy-six luimsis iiiuuu i
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first special excursion party to Ha-
wail under the management ot tlie
Oceanic bteanislnp Company tins
week. They arrived by the Sierra
en Monday and arc now at the Vol-
A larger crowd is expected
in the next party, which will arrive
next month, and already hotel ac-
commodations have been reserved
by cable for between five and ten
Impounding Suit Won
In the suit of John de Costa vs.
E. B. Blanchard, tried in the Maka
wao district court before Judge Guy
S. Goodness, on Monday, a verdict
was given for the plaintiff. The
case grew out of the impounding of
a number of de Costa's cattle by
B anc hard who is a homesteader in
the Kuialia tract.
represented Blanchard as attorney,
while Edgar Morton was counsel for
Took the Money But
Get Another Chance
All Kwong, a Chinese employed
by Frank Sommerfeld to deliver poi,
was arrested last week on chargo of
embezzling $17, which he had col
lectcd from customers. In the trial
in the Wailuku district court on
Tuesday, friends of the prisoner
made good the deficiency. Mr.
Sommerfeld was appeased, and
agreed to take his erring employe
back for another trial, and the
Court suspended sentence for thir
tecn months pending good behavior,
liana Teachers to Honolulu
Quito a delegation of teachers!
from the liana district passed down
by tho Claudino this week, for Ho-
nolulu. where they will attend tho
teachers summer school and enjoy
a few weeks vacation. In tho party
werc Carlton Miller, of- Keanao;
Wm. llaia, Jr., of Haou; Mrs. L
Fraine, Miss Elsio Chalmers, Miss
Yap, and Miss Amana, of liana.
Author of Note on Maui
. The Bey. Chas. M. Sheldon, D.
P. author of many books, the
most famous of which is "In His
Steps," and for years, tho pastor
of the largest church in Kan
sas City, is to bo on Maui tomor
row (Sunday), and will preach at
tho Paia Church at 11:00 a. m,
and at the Wailuku Union Church
at 7:30 p. m.
Bay Scouts at Makawao
A uoy scout committee was orga
nized at Makawao on Monday, and
already a patrol has been gotten to
gether by Father Athanasius, who
is tho scoutmaster. Tho Makawao
commitlco consists of Father Atha
nasius, chairman, W. S. Crook,
sccrotary-trcasurcr, S. E. Hubbard,
E. Morton, J. V. Maciel, and J,
Mr. at d Mrs. Willard, of Ilniku, were
in Honolulu this week.
Mrs. Geo. K. Trimble returned home
on Tuesday trom n week's visit In llilo.
Mrs. Inn McLiiren went to Honolulu
on Wednesday to be gone for sonic time.
Mrs. H. I'. Robinson and Miss Louise
Robinson returned from Honolulu tills
Mrs. George V. Wilbur, anil children
arc back in Wailuku to spend n few
Mrs. Frank Haltlwin and son left by
the Matsonia this week for a visit on the
R. K. Cummins anil Gerrit I Wilder,
of Honolulu, nrriveil here Wednesday to
attend the races.
Owen Williams, manager of the Wells
I'argo Express Company, was on Maui on
business this week.
Geo. G. Guild, of the American Haw
aiian Paoer Company wa3 n business visi
tor in Wailuku last Saturday.
Miss Haunestail, of Makawao. return
ed home this week from Honolulu where
she has been for some time.
Mra ,,, n. ,,nrt returned on
TueS(iay from Honolulu, where she has
been visiting friends for several weeks
. munijer of the teachers of the Hama
kuapoko High School arc spending a por
Hon of their vacation at the Custle place
The family of J. W. Manning, one of
e Hmku Homesteaders, nrnven a iew
Dr. A. H. Clark, the Honolulu dentist,
died at Hilo, last Tuesday, after several
week's illness. Hewasborn in Wailuku,
Maui, July 19, 1845.
Mrs. Chester Livingston and cliiklren
arrived this week from Honolulu ami
bavc begun their residence on their
bomestead at Kuialia.
The 4U1 of July dance at the Armory
11 honor of the Y. W. C. A. basket ball
team, now visiting here, promises to be
an unusually pleasant event.
Guy H. Buttolpli, of the brokerage firm
of Williamson & lluttolph, spent several
days last week visiting tlie rubber plant-
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The Poverty Dance, which was to have
been given last night at the Pinincnc
Club House, was postponed indefinitely
on account of the death of Jared Bald
win. W. T. Grcig, engineer at Kipaliulu,
and F. Riedel, sugar boiler on the same
mill, went down to Honolulu tiiis week,
following the completion of this year's
, n Rayu)omi jr. WCnt to Honolulu
inst Saturday. He was accompanied on
bis return on Tuesday, by Cecil Halstead,
who will be his guest at Ulupalakua for
Wm. Thompson, assistant manager of
the dry goods department os Thco. H.
Davies &Company, returned to Honolulu
rn W((1hpo rlnw nffnr enMlilillir n vpk Oil
busiues3 at nana.
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T II TTitiylv nrmrmnl nf tile PAU-
, hool t to Honolulu last Satur-
day, where he expects to spend several
weeks attending the special summer
sch001 lor teachers-
H. M. Ayres, editor of Tropic Topics,
n T,, , Arps hrn,lt with
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him severai humlred copies of his Maul
racing edition, for local distribution.
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A challenge has been received from II.
M Ayre3i the Ionolum waiker to waik
anyone on the island of Maui any dis-
tance np to two miles, the race to take
place at the August athletic meet of the
Alexander House Gymnasium.
Winning the Victoria Cross.
This Is tho story of tho net of gal
lantry for which Lieutenant Roberts
won tho V. O. at Khodngunjo. After
a pursuit which had continued for
nearly flvo miles n body of mutineers
had been overtaken, who faced nbout
and fired Into tho squadron at closo
quarters. Roberts saw Younghusbnud
fall, but could not go to his assistance,
as at that moment ono of his sowars
was in dlro peril from a sepoy who
was nttneklug him with n fixed bny.
onct, and had ho not helped tho man
and disposed of his opponent ho must
havo been killed. Roberts then do
scried a sepoy making off with a stand
ard and rodo after tho rebels and over
took thorn, and whllo wrenching tho
staff out of tho hands of ono of them,
whom ho cut down, was noarly killed
by another man who put his musket
closo to his body, but tho weapon for-
tuuotcly missed flro, and ho cnrrled off
At the lowest market price.
CHAS. WILCOX -:- -:- Wailuku tf
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