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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1915.
Mrs. II. n. Ponhallow lias been quite
111 during the week, with dengue.
e ucn Guerrero returned homo on
Wednesday ntter a short trip to Ho
nolulu. Rov. It. D. Dodge has been in Hono
lulu this week, attending a meoting
of the Hawaiian Board.
Deputy Assessor William Henning,
of the Makawao district, was a vis
itor in Wailuku on Thursday.
M. C. Ayers, civil engineer of the
Wailuku Sugar Company, spent a
short vacation at the Volcano last
Miss Cleo Case has returned to Pu
nahou after spending the holidays
1 1 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. H.
J. C. Foss, Jr., was at Hana this
week In connection with the construc
tion of an addition to the Ulnlno
Miss Ida McDonald returned to Ho
nolulu last Saturday after spending
the holidays with Prof, and Mrs. Mc
Donald at Lahalnaluna.
Chas. P. Merrill, one of tho veteran
newspaper men of Honolulu, was on
Maul this week on business connect
ed with tho Star-Bulletin.
Miss Agnes Lindsay, of Haiku, was
taken seriously ill the day following
New Year's, but is reported to be
Bomewhat better at present.
II. M. Wells and sons Herbert and
Norman, of Kulaha, returned home
last Saturday evening from Honolulu
where they spent tho holidays.
Mrs. E. C. Bartlett and children,
who have been spending several
weeks In Honolulu, returned to their
home in Kulaha, on Wednesday.
Hlbbard Case returned to Honolulu
on Monday evening to resume his
studies In tho College of Hawaii, fol
lowing the Christmas holidays.
Miss Hadley and Miss Bills, of Ho
nolulu, who were the guests of Mrs.
II. M. Wells, of Kulaha, during the
holidays, returned home last Satur
day. Miss C. Powers and Mrs. Bessie Ab
i bott Howland, arrived hero last Sat
urday evening and havo been the
guests during the week of Mrs.
Howell, in Wailuku.
Mrs. A. Garcia was Taken to the
Queen's Hospital in Honolulu this
week, where it is probable that she
will undergo an operation. She is ac
companied by her husband.
Rev. Henry P. Judd anu Rev. John
Erdrnan, arrived from Honolulu on
Tuesday and arc making a tour of
this island in tho Interests of the
Sunday school and church work of th
W. P. Corey, of Newark, N. J., who
is registered at the Wailuku hotel, Is
visiting Maui for an indefinite time,
solely on pleasure bent Mr. Corey
has already spent several weeks both
on Oahu and on Hawaii.
W. M. Cooper, son of Judge Cooper
of Honolulu, arrived this week to take
a position with the East Maul Irriga
tion Company. Mr. Cooper Is an en
gineer, having recently returned from
college on tho mainland.
The Womans'Ald Society of tho
Wailuku Union Church is making
plans to give an entertainment at
the Wailuku Orpheum within tho next
two weeks. Some special feature pic
tures aro being arranged for.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Herrick Brown, re
turned to their home in Kulaha this
week, after a several weeks trip to
Honolulu, during which time Mr.
Brown was operated upon for gastric
ulcer, with complete success.
A. A. Durney, of Alameda, was a
visitor to Maul this weelt, in tho in
terests of the large fruit packing firm
of Griffith, Durney & Company, of Cal
ifornia, of which ho Is a member. Mr.
Durney Is financially interested In the
pineapple business in tho Haiku dis
trict and in Honolua.
J. U. Waters, and wife, left last
week for Honolulu whero they will
make their future home. Mr. Waters
' has been superintendent of tho Haiku
cannery for tho past two years, but
resigned his position tho first of the
year to accept a similar position with
Libby, McNeill & Libby.
.COMPLIMENTARY TO A VISITOR.
i In honor of her sister, Miss Vir
ginia Music, of New York, who Is her
guest, Mrs. B. P. Fenn, wife of the
wireless operator at Lahaina, delight
fully entertained on New Year's even
ing with progressive whist and danc
ing. A Hawaiian quintette furnished
pleasant muBio during the evening.
Delicious refreshments were served.
The guests presont wero Mr. L.
Weinzheintcr, Mr. and Mr. Zedwltz,
Mr. and Mrs. Decoto, Mr. and Mrs.
Keenoy, Mr. and Mrs. Young, Mr. and
Mrs. Farddn, Mr. and Miss Focke, of
Honolulu, Mr. P. Hassan, Mr. and
Mrs. Fleming, Miss Music and Mr. and
On the Other Islands
William P. Armstiong, convicted of
embezzling three bonds of tho Oahu
Sugar Company from tho Loyal Order
of Moose, was sentenced by Judge
Ashford, In tho Honolulu circuit court
to servo two years in the penitentiary.
Thayer To Dedicate Building.
Territorial Secretary Wado Warren
Thayer left on the transport this week
for San Francisco where ho will ac
cept the Hawaii building at the Panama-Pacific
exposition from tho con
tractors, and formally open It.
Can't Bar Allen Labor
Secretary of War Garrison, reply
ing to a protest of the Honolulu Cham
ber of Commerce against the employ
ment of Japaneso alien labor on tho
Schofleld barracks construction, de
clines to Interfere, on tho ground that
he lacks legal authority so to do.
Fighting Amusement Program.
A strenuous fight is on in Honolulu
on the matter of tho proposed amuse
ment pier, application for a permit
for which is now before the Harbor
Commissioners. Advocates for the
project claim that it will be an asset,
while opponents hold that It will mar
tho beauty of Walklkl and interfere
with bathing and surfing.
Tuberculosis Victim Suicides.
When she was told by tho doctors
that she was a sufferer from the dread
white plague, Chli Nilno, a 19-year old
Japanese girl of Honolulu filled the
sleeves of her kimono with stones and
jumped into the harbor. Her dead
body was discovered last Sunday.
Duke Breaks Own Record.
A cable message from Sydney an
nounces that Duke Kahanamoku had
made 100 yards In tho remarkable
time of 0:53 4-5, or a full second less
than ho made tho distance in Hono
lulu last June.. Cunha, who Is also
participating in the Australian swim
ming meet, also defeated Barry, the
crack Australian swimmer, according
to the 'cable.
Desha Would Resign.
According to tho Hllo Tribune,
County Auditor Georgo L. Desha is
ready to resign if aBked to by the
board of supervisors. It was under
stood that Desha was asked to resign
but that he holds that the request was
made by Individual members of the
board and not by formal resolution.
It is stated that Desha is held res
ponsible for falluro to get a balance
of tho county's accounts.
Newspaper Man Weds.
Phil B. Danky, veteran waterfront
reporter of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
and well known all over tho Terri
tory, was married, last week to Miss
Clalro Elein Shafer, also of Honolulu.
Burglar Robs Depot.
An unknown burglar broke Into the
Hakalau depot one night last week
and got away with $10G in cash.
New Home Insurance Company.
Hilo capitalists havo organized
"Tho Hawaiian Insurance and Guar
anty Company" with capital of $100,
000, or which $50,000 has been paid in.
John Moir Is president, H. V. Patten,
secretary, and H. B. Mariner, treas
urer. No Inspector Now.
Postolllce Inspector Knight, who en
countered bad health in the Islands,
has returned from Honolulu to San
Francisco, giving up the- work in the
Islands entirely. It is presumed that
another inspector from tho mainland
will bo detailed to take his place.
Big Dividend Month.
Probably two and a half million dol
lars was paid out In dividends accru
ing to tho sugar Industry in Hawaii
during tho month of December, 1914.
Tho twenty-four plantations listed
on the Honolulu stock and bond ex
change paid out an aggregate divi
dend of $1,496,024.25, leaving twenty
one unlisted (privately owned) plan
tations to swell the known dividends
to the estimated two and a half mil
Joy Riders Again Kill Pedestrian and
An automobile filled with joy-riders,
struck and almost instantly killed
Kuaplil, an aged Hawaiian, on King
street, near tho Kamehameha school,
on New Year's morning. After strik
ing tho man, the electric lights on tho
car wero switched off in order that
tho car's number might not bo taken,
and tho party escaped. The car is
said to havo contained a number of
Governor Pinkham Visits Prison.
Governor Pinkham visited Oahu
prison on Now Year's day and shook
hands with every inmato 'In tho Institution.
Important Bills Which Will Probably
lie Introduced By Citizen Body at
Next Legislature Some Strong
The Friend contains a resume of
acts which aro in prep:traiton for the
lcgislaturo next spring, being tho re
sults of discussions held in the Li
brary of Hawaii. Tho list of proposed
1. Antl-Treating Law.
2. Anti-Screen Law.
3. A restriction of hours of salo of
liquor In order to protect tho laboring
man on Saturday night.
5. The care of dipsomaniacs in tho
Insano Asylum. . '
5. The care of Incurables.
C. The Shelter Home.
7. The care of delinquent children,
dependent children and mentally de
8. An adoption law.
9. A workable desertion Oaw.
10. A domestic relation court.
11. A proctor to tho divorce court.
12. A clearing house for dependent
children was wanted to bo located !ii
some private institution.
13. Mothers pensions.
14. A workable bastardy law.
35. A boarding establishment for
16. Care of orphans by adoption or
17. Entire territorial management
of the schools.
18. Child labor.
ID. Modification of tho curfew law.
20. Larger bchool accommodations.
21. Vocationals on more or less
22. Medical Inspection of schools.
Those taking part In tho first dis
cussion wero Judgo S. B. Dole, Asso
ciated Charities; Dr. J. S. B. Pratt,
Board of Health; Mr. Kinney, Board
of Education; Miss S. G. Starrett,
Mrs. Mary Wilcox, Girls' Industrial
School; Mrs. E. A. Cooper, Kauluwela
Community; Judgo W. L. Whitney,
Juvenile Court; J. A. Bath, Men's
League and Palama Settlement; A.
K. Harris, Kakaako Mislon; Paul
Super, A. E. Larimer, Y. M. C. A.,
Miss A. Chandler, Mrs. C. T. Fltts, Y.
W. C. A.; Mrs. W. P. Dillingham, Mrs.
W. L. Whitney, Lt-Col. Cox, Salvation
Army; Mrs. P. M. Swanzy, Free Kin
dergarten and Children's Aid Society;
Mrs. A. B. Keller, College Club; Mrs.
L. L. McCandless, Mrs. S. B. Dole,
Hawaii Humane Society; Mrs. W. F.
Macfarlane, Lanaklla Halo and Kaplo
lani Maternity Homo.; Bo v. J. W
Wadman, Rev. W. P. Ferguson, C. H.
Dickey, Anti-Saloon League; Mrs. P.
E. Steere and Mr. W. S. Bowen, Asso
Tho speakers at tho meeting were
J. W. Wadman, W. L. Whitney, W.
P. Ferguson, A. K. Harris, Dr. J. S.
B. Pratt, C. II. Dickey, Mrs. W. P.
Dillingham, H. W. Kinney, J. A. Bath
and Mrs. L. L. McCandless.
Postponed Concert to
Be Given Next Week
The concert planned by Mrs. Bessie
Abbott Howland, MIs3 Powers, and
Mrs. Elsa Cross Howard, which was
postponed from last Tuesday evening,
is to do given one evening next wcC.c,
at tho Wailuku Orpheupi, the exact
date to be announced later.
Tho program has been arranged
so as to be entertaining without too
many heavy numbers. The special
item for the llttlo folks will be tho
charming story of "Tho Little Mer
maid" told by that old wizard-maker
of fairy tales, Hans Anderson, and re
told on this occasion by Miss Char
lotto Powers, whoso dramatic abl'liv
never fails to nrouso tho interest of
her audiences, tho beautiful songs of
tho little mermaid will be ung by
Mrs. Bessio Abbott Howland, and her
dances will be danced by Mrs. Elfi
C. Howard. Tho rest of the program
is full of unique items and is bright
nnd sparkling from beginning to end.
Miss Pearl Splcer, well known aB a
teacher in tho Puuneno school, and
Mr. William H. Engle, of tho staff of
tho Baldwin National Bank, wero mar
ried on Monday of this week, In IIIlo,
whero Miss Spiccr had beon visiting
friends for some time past. Tho popu
lar young couple aro expected homo
some timo next week when they will
receive the congratulations and well
wishes of their many friends on Maul.
They will probably go to housekeep
ing shortly in Kahulul.
One of Jack London's Strongest Stories
Which Has Been Most Effectively
Filmed Should Be Great Drawing
Card Said to Equal "Sea-Wolf."
"Martin Eden," another of Jack Lon
don's red-blooded stories of life as he
saw it in tho South Seas, has been
filmed by Bosworth and will be the
Famous Players offering at the Wai
luku Orpheum next Tuesday evening.
Heralded by mainland critics as the
equal of tho Sea Wolf, Martin Eden,
Is expected to prove a popular Maul
attraction, tho former having been
declared locally to bo ono of tho great
est films ever shown here.
Jack London's own life story is in
terwoven In "Martin Eden," as It is In
nil of tho works from his pen. The
story tells of how from the hard-won
leadership of a hoodlum gang in Oak
land, from a beach-comber's life in the
South Seas and from tho' inferno of
tho stoker's hole, Martin Eden, an un
learned sailor, wins his way to fame
and fortune. But it Is not until great
odds have been conquered and much
has been sacrificed that the goal Is
reached. And then It is too late.
"Martin Eden" is introduced and
closed, as in all the Bosworth produc
tions of London's works, with an auto
graphed medallion of tho author, also
by a 20-foot view of London in his
home in Glen Ellen, Cal.
For next Thursday evening at the
Wailuku Orpheum, Manage r Pharos
announces tho "Redemption of David
Corson," as an unusually strong
drama In six reels.
Precinct Changes Are
Proclaimed By Governor
The official proclamation of the
Governor, subdividing the present
12th precinct and making a number
of other changes in tho precinct
boundaries, appears in tho "By Au
thority" columns of this issue. As
was petitioned for, the new precinct
includes all of that part of tho 12th
precinct to tho eastward of Maliko
gulch, with the addition of that part
of the presont 11th precinct lying to
northward of the Huelo-Makawao
road and the New Hamakua Ditch
line. Tho voting place will bo the
Krfiaha school house in the heart of
the homestead tract. Tho new pre
cinct will be known atNo. 8.
The polling place of tho 12th pre
cinct is to be moved from Hamakua
poko to tho Paia school house.
Meeting Next Week
A meeting of tho Maul Racing As
sociation has been called for next
Tuesday evening at tho Town Hall,
Wailuku. This is tho annual meeting
and officers for tho ensuing year arc
to bo elected. Notices of tho meeting
have been sent out to tho members,
and It is hoped that a full attendance
will bo present.
Lack of interest in tho affairs of
tho association during tho past two
years has been manifest, and an ef
fort will bo mado to infuse some new
llfo into what is one of Maul's oldest
and most famous institution.
District Deputy Coming
to Install Officers
A. B. Angus, district deputy of the
Knights of Pythias order for Hawaii,
will arrive on Maui next Tuesday, ac
cording to word received by officers
of Aloha Lodge No. 3, and will offl
daily install tho recently elected new
officers at tho meeting to be held on
Thursday evening, tho 14th.
Following this installation, Mr. An
gus will go on to Hilo to aist in sim
ilar capacity for the Hllo lodge, fol
lowing which he plans returning to
Maul for a week's vacation. Ho will
bo the guest of friends In Wailuku
during his Visit.
KAHULUI WATCH PARTY.
Tho wntch party held at the
Masonic Temple, Kahului, by a jolly
lot of Kahului people, on New Year's
eve, was ono of the most pleasing of
several affairs of tho kind held on
Maui. Dancing, and an amusiift; pi 6
pram kopt things lively until tho
whistles and crackers announced the
birth of the now year.
Honol ilu Wholesale
By A. T. LONGLEY, Director
December, 1914, was the best month
that tho Territorial marketing division
has had, tho sales amounting to ap
proximately $7000. Tho number of
consignments showed an Increase
over November, a good many new con
signors having started to Bhtp.
Tho conditions of produce received
is gradually getting better but there
is sltll a great deal for the producer
to learn regarding proper methods
of packing, crating nnd shipping as
well as grading, that will mean larger
profits to him.
To get best prices a producer must
havo his product in first-class condi
tion. Ho cannot expect to got first
class price for poor goods any more
than ho would expect to pay ten dol
lars for a five-dollar plow. At least
two-thirds of the chickens that come
to tho market arc not In good condi
tion, half of them either too thin to
sell for table purposes, or sick with
bad colds or roup.
Heretofore tho Division has tried to
fatten thin chickens and care sick
chickens so the producer could get a
better price, but beginning with tho
new year all sick chickens Wlll be
killed at once and thin chickens will
be sold to the highest bidder on tho
day of their arrival. This applies to
all kinds of poultry. The Island pro
ducers must remember that the peo
ple of Honolulu demand fat poultry
and will not take a thin bird just for
the sake of helping out homo industry.
This is clearly shown by the number
of mainland chickens that are import
ed by every steamer.
The cause of the big drop in the
price of hogs around the holidays Is a
mystery. The best quotation received
on some first class hogs yesterday
was 10 cents. Producers are ad
vised to hold their stock a llttlo long
Frank Baldwin Again
Heads Maui Chamber
At the annual meoting of the Maui
Chamber of Commerce held on Thurs
day afternoon, Frank F. Baldwin, de
spite his vigorous protest, was re
elected to the position of president,
which he has so well filled for the
past two years. The other o'fi ern
wore also re-elected by unanimous
vote as follows: R. A. Wadsworth.
vice-president, C. D. Lufkln, treasurer,
and D. H. Case, secretary. The fol
lowing names submitted by tho nom
inating committee, were elected ,as
trustees of tho Chamber for the com
H. A. Baldwin, Geo. Fretland, Geo.
Cooper, W. O. Aiken, II. W. Rice, D.
C. Lindsay, H. B. Ponhallow, L.
Weinzhelmer, W. T. Robinson, J. J.
Walsh, and L. Von Tempsky.
House Warming Party
Mr. and Mrs. Pharos, of the Or
pheum, entertained a number of
friends most pleasantly last Monday
evening in their new home, tho Jos.
Ambrose property, which they have
recently taken. Tho affair was in
tho nature of a houso warming and
was a very jolly ono. Music and
dancing occupied several hours' timo
most delightfully. Choice refresh
ments were served.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
W. Leslie West, Mr. and Mrs. F. W.
Peacock, Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Taylor,
Mr and Mrs. V. A. Vetlesen, Will J.
Cooper, C. Rose, R. Lllllco, and Joe
J. Garcia Cbanges Plans
Not Going to Hilo
J. Garcia, of tho First National
Bank, who had expected to remove
his residence to Hilo, has changed his
plans In this regard, and will continue
to make Wailuku his home. The
business deal which ho had been ne
gotiating, and which was all but set
tled, slipped a cog at the last mom
ent, and Mr. Garcia called It off entire
ly. Mr. Garcia returned from Hilo tho
first of the week after having mado
his final decision. His many Maul
friends will be pleased to know that
he will continue to be a resident of
tho best island in tho Territory.
CHILD DROWNS IN DUCK POND.
Emma Ah Chau, tho 16-months old
daughter of Ah Chau, a well known
Walhee Chinese, was drowned on
Wednesday last by falling into a duck
pond near her parents' home. Al
though the body was recovered with
in a short time after the accident, all
efforts at resuscitation foiled.
Produce Market. I
Territorial Marketing Division.
er in the hope that the price may bb
Tho Division can sell from 100 to
200 grade hogs, from 60 to 80 pounds
each, preferably sows. These hogs
must be from districts whero tliero
is no hog cholera. Producers having (
hogs of this class should communlcato
with the Division before they send the
The season for hatching chickens Is
about to start and the Division is
pcatedly receiving calls for hatching
eggs from pure bred stock. Tho Dl- .
vision has a directory of producers of
pure bred live stock through which
good many Bales aro made. The Dl-
vision is doing all in its power to Im
prove tho poultry of tho Islands.
The Division often receives ship
ments from the other islands without
the name of the shipper on tho, rack
age, or shipping receipt, or letter.,
There is no way of telling to whom
such shipments belong until word le
received from the shipper. It is very
Important that tho name of the ship
per be in every package In conspic
uous letters, or on a tag, and that a .
letter and shipping receipt, especially '
a shipping receipt, bo mailed by the
The Division hopes to bo able to'
give better service to tho producers of.
the Territory during the coming year
and every producer should try to get
his products as near perfection a pos
sible in order that the Division may
get quicker sales and better prices.
The Division needs a better location
a better building and a revolving fund
In order that payments may bo made
to producers more promptly. If pio-
duccrs are in favor of these Improve
ments they should let the next legis
lature hear from them.
Comic Opera is Feature '
of Carnival Next Month
HONOLULU, January 7. Theat
ricals are to play a prominent part in
tho 1915 Mid-Pacific Carnival, and re- -cently
a wireless was sent to San
Francisco by Director General James
D. Dougherty asking a publishing firm
thero to forward to Honolulu as soon
as posslblo tho scores and music for
"Tho Sho-Gun," tho Japaneso conile
opera in two parts, tho music for
which was written by Gustav Ludersy,
and the book by George Ade.
A. R. (Sonny) Cunha, after several,
conversations with Mr. Dougherty, has"
consented to take charge of the pro
duction of tho opera, and arrange
ments have been made by Mr. Cunha
to secure tho beautiful Oahu College
campus for staging tho piece. Imme-"
diately upon tho arrival of the scores
and music, Mr. Cunha will begin re
hearsals, and he says that the cast--and
chorus will Include nearly 225
Dr. W. P. Ferguson
Dies of Appendicitis
Dr. Wllbert Perry Ferguson, princi
pal of Mills school, died shortly afteo"
4 o'clock last Tuesday morning at thq
Queen's hospital as a result of appen
dicitis. Ho had been ill but three
days. Dr. Ferguson was taken 111 Fri
day evening with what he believed
attack of indigestion but
which later doveloped Into append
cltiB. An operation was perfonne
Monday afternoon from which ho fail
ed to recover.
The news of Dr. Ferguson's death;
came as a tremendous shock to his
hundreds of Mends in tho Territory.
In the death of Dr. Ferguson Hono
lulu, as well as tho entiro territory,;,
loses a man who at all times wns in I
the front rank of those who wero
striving for public good, for civic bet-'
terment, for broader scopo in local 1
temperance work and for tho further
ance of church projects Ho had been
at Mills for a year and four months.
Dr. Ferguson Is survived by a
widow, Mrs. Cora Belle Ferguson; a
son, Donald, and two daughters, Mar.- .
garet and Helen. Ho was born in
Natanee, Ontario, Canada, February
2, 1863, and was 52 years old. Ho
camo to Honolulu for the first time
September 13, 1913, as principal oD
Mills school. Ho mado an oxtended
tour of tho mainland last fall, return
ing with his wife and children.
The body was cremated and will bo
sent for burial to tho Ferguson family
home in Belleville, Ontario, Canada,
where It will repose beside tho body ,
of Dr. Ferguson's mother, at his own