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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. II., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1915.
Undergoing a Probe
Committee of Supervisors Want Radi
cal Changes in Clerical End. Sug
gest New Form of Monthly Report.
At this morning's meeting of (l(e
board of supervisors, W. K. Bal, Jr.,
was suspended ns superintendent of
the Wntluku Waterworks, ponding nn
Investigation of the affairs of tho of
fice. The county auditor has been
engaged In trying to straighten out
the hooks of tho department, which
arc said to be in a bad tangle.
A successor to Bal will probably
be appointed this afternoon. Antono
Garcia, J. K. Hahookele, and L. B.
Kaumehelwa have all been suggestefl
for the place. Tho job pays ?80 per
The special committee of the board
of supervisors which hen heen look
ing into waterworks matters, is still
busy with tho aid of tho county au
ditor's department in digging Into the
affairs of tho Wailuku waterworks
system. The committee inr.de a re
port oLits progress to the supervisors
yesterday. The report states that in
asmuch as the loan fund committee
has the work of repairing and extend
ing the upper end of tho system in
hand, most of its attention has been
directed to a study of tho cleiicul
In tills connection tho committee 'X
pressed itself as being far from satis
fied. The books have not been kept
up to date nor collections made
promptly, and indicates that there is
more to be cleared up. Tho delin
quent list on January 31 last amount
ed to $881.4-1, and on April 1 it was
$11GG.S0. This had dropped back to
J7GG.44 on July 30, and was under
?400 the first of this month. A list
of delinquents is given,
Tho report shows receipts and ex
penditures for 1913, 1914, and tho first
half of 1915, as follows:
1913 $5638.49 $1989.7.
1914 4929.81 20G7.45
1915 0 months) .. 25G1.89 20D5.77
The committee closes its report
with recommendation that new forms
of monthly reports be required front
the superintendent of tho system,
which shall give more details than
at present arc obtained.
Big Race Program
For New Year's Day
Maui Men Inaugurate Big Event For
Islands. $2000 In Purses. Wild
West Show Also a Feature.
Maul is to be tho Mecca for the
Islands on Now Year's Day. This is
the plan of a number of Maui sports
men who have leased tho Kahulul
race track and are now busily en
gaged in preparing a program of
events which promiso to bo attractive
not only to horsemen but to tho gen
eral public of the wholo Territory. A
tentative program offers purses ag
gregating nearly $2000.
The leaders in tho enterprise are
Angus Mcrheo and P. H. Locey. They
have been working on tho plan prac
tically since tho last Fourth of July
races, and now have it to a point
where a big puccess seems assured.
Besides the horse racing a popular
feature of tho day will bo a lot of
cowboy stunts, such as a roping con
test, broncho-busting, cowboy races,
It is anounced that Tom Holllnger
of Honolulu has announced his inten
tion of being present with Welcome
Boy to give Denervo another rub for
the $400 purso offered. Ho will also
bring tho promising colt Seabort,
which appeared hero on tho Fourth,
and anotlicr entry for tho 2:15 class,
named Harold D.
It Is stated that tho Inter-Island has
promised to run a special boat for
the event, which occurs on Saturday.
Tho following is tho program as
thus" far prepared, but It is subject
to a number of alterations within the
next two weeks, when tho final offi
cial program will bo announced:,
1. BICYCLE raco (Freo for all) 5
miles, 1st $50.00, 2nd $25.00.
2. JAPANESE raco (Freo for all)
Half-milo dash, $100.00.
3. NOVELTY race (Freo for all),
Mile-and-a-half. Conditions: Tho horso
leading at each 8th polo to recelvo
$25.00; tho horso finishing first shall
recelvo $100.00, $375.00
4. THREE -YE ARNOLD, Three-quarter-mllo
5. HALF-MILE DASH, (Freo for
G. JAPANESE raco (Freo for all),
7. TROTTING or Pacing (2:15
Class) one-mllo-heats 3 best in 5
8. TROTTING or Pacing (Free for
all), Ono-mllo heats 3 best in 5,
Note: Entranco fees to bo 10 per
cent of tho purses. All of those races
will bo run under tho rules of tho Cali
fornia Jockey Club.
Complying with Law
Three Have Amended Policies Ap
proved by the Industrial Accident
Board Last Week.
Three of tho Insurance companies
which aro handling workmen's com
pensation insuratii-o under tho now In
dustrial accident compensation law of
(he territory, have finally made their
policies acceptable to tho Maul Indus
trial Accident Board. This has been
done by attaching endorsements ?o
the policies issued, annulling all
clauses not In accordance with Act
221, S. L. 1915, and accepting tho law
ns It stands In every particular. These
endorsements have been authorized
by the head olllcc-s of the companies
affected. It is understood that th.!
companies aro trying to get together
in the matter of a uniform form of
policy for this territory.
Th. three companies which have
thus finally had their policies approv
ed, rue The London & Lancashire
Indemnity Company, represented by
the Home Insurance Company, of Uo
watlr Hie H.n-tfold Ac-c'dtint it In
demnity Company, reprbit-rtcd oy tho
von lI:imm-Yoi.-nt-. Cotapativ, and the
Employers' Lability -sf.t!ranc-e Cor
poration, Ltd., representee; by the
Baldwin National Bank. T'le.'n are a
intimbei' of other companies doi;ng
business in the islands, which have
not yet complied with tho require
ments of the board, but whi.th will
probably dj ho very shortly.
Birth of Confucius
Big Parade in Wailuku and Addresses
By Local Orientals. Elaborate
Dinner a Feature of Occasion.
Last Sunday evening the Chinese
Reform Association of Walluku cele
brated tho 2G46th annivesary of the
birth of Confucius, tho great Clii
nese teacher, with a parade, slngli;
and speech making on Market street,
before an attondance of some two
hundred people of various nationali
ties. The parade, which was made tip
of many prominent local Chinese and
a large number of children, was head
ed by tho Chinese republic flag and
the emblem of. tho society, followed
by a drum and Chinese clarinet corps.
Appropriate addresses were ntado In
Chinese by Ching Tong, Ching How.
Ho San, Loo Wing, Chong Too, and
Wa Chan, and English speeches were
recited by three Chinese lads.
Sunday afternoon, previous to the
parade, an elaborate Chinese dinner
was given by the Association to Its
members and their friends in honor ot
tho, (occasion. A large number cf
persons partook of tho layout.
On Monday evening tho children
that took part in the parado were en
tertained by Ice cream and refresh
ments at tho association's hall on
Market street, near Vineyard.
G. MASUDA STORE IN
HANDS OF TRUSTEES
Tho G. Masuda Store at Lahalna,
which has been in financial difficulties
recently, and which was taken over
by tho creditors, has been operated
since tho first of the month by a
board of trustees. A Japanese man
ager from Honolulu is now in charge.
It is stated on good authority that the
assets aro amplo to cover all indebt
edness, and that it is only a matter
of tlmo until tho business will bo on
Its feet again. It is understood that
tho chief creditor of tho concern is
Theo. H. Davies & Company.
NEW TRUCK ORDERED
FOR LAIIAINA DISTRICT
Tho supervisors this morning placed
an order for a new 3-ton White truck
for the Lahaina district. The now
machine is to be delivered in Feb
ruary. Tho truck ordered last for Wal
luku should bo delivered somo time In
December. Tho loss of five valuable
mules in tho Lahalna district within
the past two months from meningitis,
and tho need for mules In other dis
tricts, has resulted in a policy being
virtually adopted to mako use of mo
tor vehicles as much as possible and
to cut out tho livestock .
NEW BASEBALL TEAM
A baso ball team was organized at
Kahulul last week, and is known as
the Kahulul Railroad Company team.
At a meeting held in tho Kahulul Club
Houso last Monday evening John Pat
terson, was appointed manager and J.
White, captain of tho team. Thoso
enrolled aro Messrs. McDlvlt, King,
White, Mackenzie, Brown, Perry,
Coon, Engle, Martinson, Hay, and
More Auto Speeders
Land In Police Net
Victims Kick Because Cars Passed So
Fast Police Only Caught a Few.
Reported Crusade will be Kept Up.
J. J. Walsh, E. B. Carley, S. Hana-
oKa, Kam Hoi, Anton Morea, Alfred
Burlem, and T. Omorl, each contri
buted $5 to tho county treasury,
through the medium of Judge Mc
Kay's court, on Wednesday, for tho
liberty they assumed in running their
automobiles through Spreckelsvlllo at
a speed of over 15 miles per hour.
All of tho accused pleaded guilty or
forfeited bail. Mr. Carley objected to
being stung while another man who
was following close behind him at tho
time was allowed to escape, but Be
paid his quota just tho same,
This second police raid on speeders
within two months has caused some
consternation. In the present Instance'
Auto inspector Goodness and an as
sistant secreted themselves by the1
road, with their timing apparatus, just
before the base ball gamo at Wailu
ku was over. They say that they on
ly got the time of the seven arrest
ed, although several times that num
ber of cars passed during the tlmo,
that they couldn't be clocked. Sheriff
Crowell declares that It Is not going
to bo safe hereafter for anyone to
take chances with tho speed laws.
More arrests aro looked for shortly.
It is reported that a supervisor had
a narrow escape from being includ
ed in Sunday's haul. However ho
happened to get a glimpse of tho of
ficers and slowed up In time.
New Ordinance to
Prevent Road Injury
To prevent the roads of tho county
from being damaged by steam p'.ows
and other heavy vehicles, the super
visors this week instructed tho coun
ty attorney to prepare an ordinance
to govern the use of public thorough
fares, and to provide penalties for,
violations of same. Tho matter was
brought to the attention of the board
by County Engineer Cox who report
ed somo of the forms of road abuse
that should bo stopped. Among these
aro: Excessive loading on narrow
tired vehicles; auto trucks with de
fective or poorly constructed tires,
plows .harrows, etc, where points aro
not kept off the road surface; drag
ging of poles, logs, etc., on roads;
trailers so fastened as to skid or
scrape tho road surface.
It was reported that somo of the
best roads in tho community have
been badly damaged by steam plows
In tho past. The new ordinanco wiU
be ready for acting upon at next
Filipino Draws Bank
Account of a Friend
Beats It To Honolulu, Blows All the
Money, and is Arrested by a Maui
Officer Through Clever Work.
Pedro Bautista, the Filipino officer
of tho Maul police force, is being high
ly complimented on account of his
clever work in locating and bring
ing back a Filipino crook who tuc
ceeded in securing somo $60 from tho
Baldwin National Bank, of Kahulul,
early last week, on a pass book which
he liau stolen from a fellow country
In Camp 9 Bautista followed Msl ?n, the others reaching first saclt
to Honolulu, whero after a perRy clRht hIts and fur errors.
orv search the TTnnntiitii nniiVo 1 Tomorrow afternoon tho same
functory search tho Honolulu police
decided that tho man wanted wasn't
on tho Island. Bautista. who had
never seen tho man ho was after, but
who had found his picturo in a small
group photograph among his effects,
was not satisfied, and donning a pair
of overalls and a sloutch hat, ho set
off through Oahu in search of his man.
And at Kahuku ho stumbled upon
his almost tho moment ho arrived,
and although tho prisoner resisted, ho
wns soon subdued find handcuffed;
and was brought back to Maul on
Tho prisoner, whoso namo is Lu
cio Caluned, had learned that a friend
of his, Dorotio Dlnsay had opened a
savings account in tho bank, and nt
first opportunity ho stole tho book
and presented it for payment. It took
him two days to get tho cash, how
over, and four visits to tho bank,
slnco ho could not write, and could
not get anyone to Identify him. He
finally found a Filipino who was will
ing to sign his namo for him at tho
bank, and thus the money was secur
ed. Caluned had succeeded In getting
rid of every cent of tho $G0 when ho
MORE HOMESTEADERS GET
Threo moro of tho Kulaha home
steaders havo proved up and been
granted their patents, which were
signed by tho Governor last weok.
They nro H. L. Sauors, for Lot No. 4,
containing 45.37 acres, $875; Carlton
C. James, Lot No 25, containing 43.25
acres, $553; Carl F. M. Somerfleld, Lot
No. 27, containing 49.58 acres, $G62.
Hana to Have Stable
and Concrete Bridges
Telephone Company Must Move Poles
From Gutters. Report of County
Engineer Is Read.
Ilann ls to have stables estimated to
cost some $3000, unless the board of
supervisors should change its mind.
It was on recommendation of Coun
ty Engineer Cox that this work wns
decided upon, and tho engineer in
structed to prepare plans and speci
fications preparatory to calling for
tenders. Tho need of a large stable
at Hana is duo to the fact that much
perishable material must bo stored
there from time to time, and there is
no place at present suitable for such.
The Honokowal and Oopuloa bild
ges in the Hana district were recom
mended replaced by concrete .struc
tures by tho county engineer and
these will probably bo authorized next
month. The company will do its own
work in filling in at the Kawaipapa
and Muolea bridge approaches, arid
will also build the bridge at Ko!ca.
In the Wailuku district, oiling of
road Walkapu to fork of Kilioi road
A survey was ordered of tho pro
posed relocation or the Paia-Makawao
road near the polo field, and anotlicr
on the belt road at Opaepllatt.
The board backed up the county en
gineer in his demand to tho Maul
Telephone Company, that its poles
shall not be placed on tho gutters
along the road, but must bo moved
Wins Game for Paia
Next Game May Decide Championship.
Much Interest In Close of Series.
Puunenes Working Hard.
Last Sunday's gamo between tile
Palas and tho Puunenes resulted in
favor of the former by a G to 0 score.
Foster Robinson, the slabster of the
Paia outfit established a Maui record,
if not one for the Islands. Ho is cred
ited with a no-hit, no-run gamo. Only
one man reached first on an error by
leftfielder Yamoto, but ho was forced
out at second on tho next play, which
resulted in a double, Paoa to Rocha.
But twenty-seven Puuneno batters
faced Robinson in nlno Innings, and
nine of them took the S. O. route.
Foster was in fino form, having for
weeks past got down to real training.
It was said at one time that his pitch
ing days were over, hence tho reason
ho did not mako tho trip to tho main
land this year with the AU-Chineso
team, but tho fans who saw him In
action Sunday aro of the opinion that
Foster has improved wonderfully by
tho rest ho took and that, if anything
he is now In belter form than ever.
Tho support given him was excel
lent, barring the error in left field.
The team was full of ginger and man
aged to secure eight hits off Sucda,
who only succeeded in striking out
six Paia players.
The Puuneno aggregation had been
out to practlco every evening for a
week previous to Sunday's game, and
It is the belief of some that they had
overworked. Sueda seemed peoved
throughout tho game with his catch
er, and was not able to control his
curves, which have for several games
past baffled his opponents. Errors
on the part of his supporters" were fn
a largo measure responsible for tho
runs scored. Sueda walked only two
Tomorrow afternoon tho same
teams will cross bats again. Tho
Paias havo now two gnmes to the
Puunenes ono and should next Sun
day's game result in their favor they
will becomo tho champions of the 191H
season. While the; aro confident of
annexing tomorrow's game, Paschoal,
or tho Puunenes, hopes to spring a
surprlso and tie them by winning to
morrow. At any rato It will bo a hard
fought battle as a victory means
everything to cither team. A largo
attendance will no doubt bo present
to wltncFs what may prove to bo the
last game of tho season.
HITCHCOCK PAINTINGS BEING
SHOWN THIS AFTERNOON
D. Howard Hitchcock, tho well
known Honolulu artist, who has been
on Maul for soveral weeks studying
and sketching points of local scenic
Interest, is giving a view of his work
at tho homo of H. B. Penhallow, this
afternoon. Mr. Hitchcock has made
a beautiful lot of studies in color,
which are later to bo reproduced In
larger form. Ho has been greatly
delighted with what ho has found on
this Island, and he considers that
somo ot his finest productions will re
sult from his prcsont work.
The reception at the Alexander
Houso settlement, last Friday ovening
was a most pleasant affair, and was
very largely attended. Mr. and Mrs.
Matthews and Miss Mitchell proved
most charming hosts.
BULGARIA ENTERS WAR
Allies Rushing Troops Across Greece to Aid Serbia.
Roumania Still NeutralSituation in
West Deadlocked Once Again.
HONOLULU, October 8. Sugar, $75.00.
LONDON, October 8. Active hostilities between Russia and Bul
garia have begun. Yesterday two Russian cruisers appeared before
Varna and .began a violent bombardment of the water front and various
public buildings. Great damage done. Shore batteries of Bulgars were
outranged by cruisers.
Believed Bulgarians have pushed across the Serbia line and are
making a drive to seize the Salonica-Nish railroad, Serbia's only means
for transportation of munitions to northern front. Anglo-French
armies are being rushed across Greece to head off Bulgarians. Serbians
are expected to hold Bulgarians until this reinforcement arrives. The
passage of this army is tantamount to a declaration of war by Greece,
though she has taken no stand, and so far as outward appearances go
remains neutral. Roumania is also inactive. A large Austrian force
has passed the Serbian line in three divisions. Announcement from
Athens that British are cooperating in movement is the first intimation
of this received. People are enthusiastic.
Desperate fighting again along western line, but reports received
arc unofficial from British sources, and Berlin sends contradictory
PEKING, October 8. Another Tananese ultimatum h.ns heen
served on China by Japan. Wants to exercise Japanese jurisdiction over
Korean residents in district of Chientao, in southern Manchuria. If this
isrcfused, Japan will be forced to take military action.
PHOENIX, October S. Strike situation' in Arizona is serious.
Militia is prepared to entrain instantly for Preston, where trouble
LONDON, October S. Report from Ian Hamilton says that after
furious fighting, British have pushed their trenches forward 300 yards.
DENVER, October 8. Lawton, of the United Mine Workers has
been granted a new trial for murder.
LONDON, October 8. German drive against Dvinsk is making
headway, according to Petrograd dispatches, which admit Germans are
penetrating defense along a three-mile front.
EMPORIUM, October S. Aetna powder works blew up yesterday
with loss of 285,000 pounds of smokeless powder. A number of per
sons were killed. 500 men refused to go to work after discover' of a
burning cotton bale in the engine room. Arson is suspected.
WASHINGTON, October 8. President Wilson has been flooded
with congratulatory messages and good wishes.
HONOLULU, October 7. It is rumored that the Lurline will go
upon the Australia run.
GERMAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS-, October 7. English re
ports affirm that English aircraft are superior; which they illustrate
by the following statistics for September: Germans lost three aero
planes in air battles, and two missing. Were shot down from earth.
English lost four in air battles, one shot from earth. One landed be
hind our lines. French lost eleven, four being shot from earth. Seven
landed behind our lines. Total losses German 7; Anglo-French
LONDON, October 7. Possibility of Great Britain sending fleet
to Salonica and landing troops, is being discussed. Today's newspapers
urge that it be done, following action of France. Greece in possible
war wiui uuigana. L,arge torces ot ucrmans invade Serbia, crossing
Drina, Save, and Danube rivers, and proceeding steadily on apparent
route to cut through to aid Turkev. Footholds established as t rnnn?
proceed. News that Bulgarians are joining Teutons, is expected
momentarily, following rupture at Sofia between Bulgarian government
and diplomats of entente powers who ask for passports. Believed Greece
will soon deicde to abandon neutrality and join Allies.
BERLIN, October 7. Renewed fighting of great severity at
Champagne, on western front heralded as possible second great drive
by Allies. Six massed infantry attacks made by French on German
first line at Sottrin, but broke down under heavy fire.
RIO DE JANEIRO, October 7. Possibility that a vessel hostile
to Great Britain is still roaming seas, is given color to today by report
of the British freighter Sammelito. On arrival from Mexico she re
ported that unknown visscl rittnrl-pH 1
Ugainst side which exploded killing
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. . . WASHING ION, October 7.
sident Wilson to Mrs, Norman R. Gait, a Washington widow, 31 years
his junior, was announced yesterday. Wedding in December.
Officially announced that the administration is prepared to repeal
the Underwood tariff in so far as sugar is concerned, leaving tariff as
it now stands. To remain until normal times.
LONDON, October 7. Von Hindenberg is said to have issued
orders to capture of Dvinsk at all costs.
SUNRISE, Wy., October7. Rockefeller, Jr. met miners yester
day. He declared they were partners in business, and should be closer
together and meet of tener. He declared he is not an enemy, but a friend
of the miners.
PARIS, October 7. French have reached the second line of the
German defenses. The village of Tahurc has been captured. The
position is an important one.
BERLIN, October 7. The French offensive in Champagne has
been entirely frustrated.
LONDON, October 7. Alexander Zaimas, peace premier, suc
ceeds Venivelos, who is cheered as he leaves building. French continue
to land troops at Salonica. King decides upon coalition.
PANAMA, October 7. Gen. Goethals has withdrawn his resig
nation as head of the canal commission. He will decline Rockefeller's
LONDON, October 7. Late yesterday the Russian minister called
upon the Bulgarian premier and announced that he had been notified
by his government that reply to Russia's ultimatum is considered
unsatisfactory and had been instructed to ask for passports. Follow
ing this the Russian minister arranged to hand over Russian interests
to the Dutch charge d' affairs and began preparations to leave.
Bulgaria is reported to have sent an ultimatum to Serbia, to which
ivcrnment is given twenty-four hours to make satisfactory response,
erritory demanded by Bulgaria contains 8400
would separate Grecian and Serbian frontier by 40 miles at nearest
.(Additional Wireless on Pago 4.)
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