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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1916.
Personal Mention j
Morris K. Kooliookalole, of Paia,
who was declared by the democratic
territorial central committee to have
been elected delegate to the democrat
ic national convention, sailed for St.
Louis on Wednesday where he will
contest for the place with Pr. Ray
mond, who was certified as elected by
the county committee.
T. Desmond Collins, late of the Wai-
luku Sugar Company's office force,
left, on Wednesday for Paatlilo, Ha
waii to take charge of the office of the
Hamaktia Mill Company. His plac
with the local sugar company has been
taken by George N. Weight, who has
been succeeded as timekeeper by
Mrs. Harrv Haldwin of Honolulu,
who is staying with her husband at
the Cliff hotel, has been the inspira
tion for numerous entertainments
both of a formal and Informal nature
Mrs. P.aldwin gave a luncheon at the
hotel Wednesday. Chronicle.
P. C. Lindsay returned home on
Wednesday evenjng fivm Hor.plulu
where ho attended an important meet
ing of the board of commissioners of
public instruction, of which he is a
Mrs. K. C. Mellor and mother of Ha
l;u :.ie occupying the Marshall homo
at Wailuku during the months Mr,
Mellor is engaged on the Olinda Re
servoir, for which Mr. J. C. Foss is the
R. K. Purdy left on Wednesday for
Honolulu where he will reside in th
future. He resigned the first of the
month as an employee of the Island
Col. and Mrs. II. A. Raldwin who
have been absent on the Coast for sev
eral months are expected homo next
week by the Wilhelmina.
Frank Howes, of the Von Hamm-
Young Company is a visitor on Maui
this week, calling upon some of his
Pr. Farrell, of Honolulu, was an
arrival on Maul by the Claudine on
Tuesday of this week.
C. C. Clark, the Honolulu auto
mobile man, is visiting business
friends on Maul this week.
Mr. and Mrs. William Pecoto, of La
haina, have been on Hawaii witness
ing the recent activities of Mauna
Superintendent Jack McVeigh, of
iie Molokai settlement, was In Ho
nolulu this week on business.
Pr. and Mrs. F. G. Sanborn, or Kau
nakakai, returned to their Molokai
home on Tuesday, after a week spent
. .Mrs. C. G. White and sister Mrs.
Grace Hillings left last Wednesday
for a short trip to Hawaii to visit the
Volcano and recent Mauna Loa out
break. Mrs. A. B. Howell expects to leave
tomorrow for Honolulu, where she wil
meet her daughter from Berkeley, who
will visit her on Maui.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Dickey, of Hono
lulu, sailed for San Francisco on Wed
nesday of this week, where they will
reside for a year at Piedmont, Cali
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In the ease of Yip Lan vs. Ahulii, in
which the supreme court returned the
case to the lower court on grounds
that certain of the sublessees should
have been made parties to the action,
Judge Idlings yesterday denied a mo
tion of Case and Vincent to amend but
granted leave to present a new motion
accompanied by a proposed new bill
amended in accordance with the
supreme court's decision.
A cordial invitation is extended to
the friends of Maunaolu Seminary to
attend the closing exercises of the
school which take place tomorrow
morning, beginning at 10 o'clock. An
interesting exhibition of pictures and
other things connected with the Pa
nama Pacific Exposition will he
shown, and a number of papers will
also center around this big event.
Following the ispection of the new
Maui companies of the national guard,
last Sunday and Monday, General Sam
Johnson entertained the officers of the
oiiard at dinner at the Maui Hotel,
and later several hours of dancing was'
indulged in. General Johnson and Col
Lincoln, IT. s. A., left Lahaina for Ho
nolulu on Monday night.
Mrs. Mary Haughs, wife of David
1 laughs, the well known territorial
forester, died In Honolulu on Tuesday
utter an illness of several months.
She was 39 years of age, and the
uuugincr or Dr. J . McMillan, former
physician of Hutchinson plantation.
Besides her husband she is survived
by one daughter aged 6 years.
Common red Hawaii small peppers
are being asked for from concerns on
the mainland, the latest to write be
ing the Monarch Refrigerating Co. of
Chicago. A. W. Adams, who writes
for the company, states that he lived
in Hawaii lor ten years and was in
terested in the promotion of the in
dustries. Chairman S. K. Kalania and Count v
Attorney K. R. lU vins returned this
morning from Molokai where they
went to look into the matter of com
plaints filed against Pr. Hayes by
Judge Conradt, at the last meeting
of the board. According to the re
port, it seems rather likely that the
charges cannot be substantiated.
II. W. Rice is advertising an auction
sale of a large number of horses, in a
Not at all concerned with the size of
her audience which wns a good big
one, dainty Baby Alma made a distinct
hit last Tuesday night in several songs
and dances at the Wailuku Orpheum.
This demure little sprite of seven
summers shows undoubted talent and
with her lack of self-consciousness Is
extremely attractive. Island folk will
look forward to her re-appearances.
The dance of the Maui Cadets, at
the Paia Community House, last
Saturday night, was a very pleasant
and successful affair. The boys were
all costumed in yama-yama suits, and
in this humorous fashion they did the
honors as hosts most graciously.
Many of the other dancers wore fancy
In order to make it feasible to drill
on the street at night, half a dozen
new lamps have been placed on the
poles between Main street and the
courthouse. The drill of the guards
men last night was much aided as a
The house in Lahaina destroyed by
fire last week, In which two young
girls lost their lives, was owned by
Hop K c, or Ah Cook. The building
was insured for $1S.", and the amount
was paid three days after the fire,
through C. P. Lufkin. the local agent.
With the arrival of the schooner
Mabel Gale this week, with about one
million feet of nor'west lumber for the
Kahului Railroad Company, the price
of the commodity took another ad
vance of $2.10 per thousand.
According to information received
In Honolulu, M. Henningsen, former
clerk at the Moana hotel and time
keeper at Makaweli, Kauai, committed
suicide in New York city recently by
Leong Wall Chong, the Chinaman
who killed L. Ahip, the Chinese merch
ant in Itilo, several months ago, plead
ed guilty to murder in the second
degree and was sentenced to 20 years
imprisonment by Judge Quinn.
The Woman's Guild of the Church
of the Good Shepherd will meet with
Mrs. Puncan, Kahului, on Tuesday,
June 6th at 2:30 p. m.
The Kuiaha Woman's Club will meet
tomorrow afternoon with Miss Mary
A divorce was granted yesterday by
Judge Kdings to Ncniehi Kamuri
from his wife Hal sum Kamuri, on
on grounds of desertion.
Administrator's Pale Of
On Saturday, the 10th day of June,
1916, at the hour of twelve o'clock
noon at the front entrance of the
Court House in Wailuku I will sell at
public auction to the highest bidder
the following personal property be
longing to the estate of Neau alias
2 shares Maui Tineapple Co., Ltd.
3 shares Kaupakala Wine & Liquor
Administrator of the Estate of Neau,
alias Neau Lnndford.
May 2G, June 2, 1916.
I History at She It Wrote.
A text book of history, written by
one Ilajuvski, for Russian schools, con
tains some extraordinary statements,
among them these, which the London
"Louis XVI. wns a peaceable and
gentle monarch, who, In the course of
his long reign, showed himself particu
larly skillful In finding expert minis
ters of finance. Loved and honored
by his people, the aged monarch died
suddenly after a glorious reign as the
result of a fit of apoplexy. lie wag
succeeded by his son, Louis XVII.,
who was obliged to conduct several
wars, wherein the captain of his hosts,
the royal marshal, Napoleon Bona
parte, conquered a great part of Eu
rope for bis king. Napoleon, however,
abused his power and made a public
attempt to rebel against his liege lord
and to compass his own ambitious
ends. Under the leadership of Alex
ander I., king and autocrat of all the
Russlas, the general was deposed, de
prived of all his honors and dignities
and all claims to pension. He was
banished to St. Helena."
"Omnibus" was an almost brand
new word in its modern sense when
Shillibeer took it from the French In
1820, and in France the name pos
sessed a special significance for those
who knew their history, for from 1072
to 1070 Taris had already seen a regu
lar service of roomy public vehicles,
"carosses a cina sous." Onlv these
predecessors of the modern bus were
not "omnibus" for all. The letters
patent which instituted them for the
Deneht of middle class neonle laid
down that they were not to be used bv
soldiers, lackeys or any otlier wearers
of livery or artisans and laborers.
These exclusive vehicles faded out of
existence, and the new ones, which
Were started in Pnrta In is w,.
named "omnibus" expressly to signify J
their democratic character. London !
Poor In Pocket.
"Indeed, sir, you are a very poor la
"I know, ma'am, but I wouldn't be
If all you customers paid my bills."
Nature Slips a Cog.
There Is a screw loose In th ptor.
nal fitness of things when a man who '
wears a wig nas to shave every morn
Ing. Chicago News.
Corruption will never want a pre
tense. Ca to.
THEY WERE WELL MATCHED.
Why the Ramsey s Were Like Old Joe
"It seems strange that the Ramseys
should hove married each other," said
"Strange? Not at all, tny dear!" re
plied her hnsbnnd. "They are well
mated ns well mated as old Joe Mur
chison's horses were."
"I don't know anything about Mur
chison's horses," said Mrs. Fllman,
"but I know that Mr. Ramsey Is big
and handsome and Indolent, and Mrs.
Ramsey Is always at work and Is
thrifty Into the bargain."
"That bears out what I say, my
dear," said her husband. "Let me ex
plain. In that remote and 'dark ages'
rerlod of my life before I knew you
they offered a prlzo at the annual fair
for the best matched pair of agricul
tural horses. There were some beau
ties brought fci, so that everybody
laughed when old Joe Murchlson came
driving along a great, handsome, slow
moving horse hnrnessed with a wiry,
scrawny little beast that took two
steps to the big fellow's one.
" 'That's a finely matched palrl
" 'So they be!' agreed Joe compla
cently. 'So they be! The best matched
pair in the county! One's wlllin' to do
nil the work an' t'other's willln' he
THE OLD YORK ROAD.
Built In 1711, It Was the First Great
Something over 200 years ago there
was built the first great American
highway, "tho old York road," be
tween New York nud Philadelphia.
Tho construction of this famous rond
in 1711 was an example that led the
energetic colonists nt other points
along the Atlantic seaboard to make
similar roads where there were no wa
ter routes. For the most part these
roads were built by chartered compa
nies and wore called turnpikes or toll
roads. Pennsylvania, Connecticut and
New Jersey had many roads of this
The first macadamized rond in this
country was constructed in 1T02 be
tween Philadelphia and Lancaster. In
1S11 there were said to be 4,500 miles
of chartered turnpikes in New Eng
land nnd New York. During the next
twenty years the government expend
ed many millions of dollars in con
structing great highways, but the pan
ic of 1837 nnd the building of rail
ways and canals put an end to that
branch of the government work.
Wanted a Little Praise Himself.
Following a disastrous fire in a west
ern city, many men and women gath
ered to look at the ruins. Some of the
men, seeing that a wall near whlclj
they were standing was topping, made
haste to get out of the way and nar
rowly escaped being crushed.
Johnny lira bison, a good Irish citi
zen, wns so near the wall that he could
not escape with the others. So, whirl
ing about, he made for a door in the
wall, burst through it and came out on
the other side safe and evidently very
proud of his exploit. Women who had
shut their eyes and shrieked when they
saw his danger now gathered round
him in great Joy and cried out:
'Traise heaven, Johnny Brablson,
down on your knees nnd thank heav
en!" "Yis, yis," said he, "and I will, but
wasn't it injaneyyous in me, now?"
One of the strangest diseases Is
known as kublsngari. It is common
in northern Japan and In n small dis
trict on the Franco-Swiss frontier, but
unknown elsewhere. Its symptoms
are a suddeu paralysis of certain mus
cles, loss of vision and vertigo. The
attacks last about ten minutes and
continue from May to November, re
covery always coming in the autumn.
Nothing is known about its cause,
though Dr. P. L. Couchaud describes
In the Presse Medicale a microbe he
found in the cerebro spinal fluid and
the milk of persons suffering from the
disease. The name kublsngari Is Jap
anese and means "drop head."
Two Pullman porters representing
different railroads met off duty and
progressed from friendly gossip to heat
ed argument Their quarrel centered
about which one worked for the better
road. Their claims, figures and argu
ments came fast and furious. At last
the tall, thin porter settled the dispute
with theso classic words: "Go on, nlg
guh; we kills mo' people den you fel
lahs tote." Argonaut.
Making and Earning Money.
"What is the difference between
making money and earning money?"
nsked the youth.
"Sometimes the difference is a trip
to the penitentiary for counterfeiting,"
answered the homo grown philoso
pher. All His Fault.
Mr. Flubdub I lost my umbrella to
day. Mrs. Flubdub That's Just like
you, John Henry. I told you when
you left the house this morning to
take one of the borrowed ones. Puck.
No Rival That Way.
He Have I a rival? She (coldly)
No; I cannot think of another person
I regard with such indifference. Bos
Dates Set For Big
Pefinite playing dates have been set
for the basket-ball games next month
between the Palama Settlement team
and the Wailuku team from the Alex
ander Settlement House In Maui. They
are June 10, 12 and 13 here and June
19. 20 and 21 there.
Miss Evelyn Cunningham, In charge
of girls' work at Palama Settlement, is
coaching the Honolulu girls. This will
be her last affair here as she leaves
July 4 for the mainland.
The Palama girls won both series
with the Maul girls last year. This
year the games will be more exciting,
according to Miss Cunningham, as the
local team Is weaker than last year
and the Maul girls stronger.
Six girls will make the trip to Main
with Miss Cunningham. They will be
picked from out the following
girls who have been practising faith
fully: Bernicia Lane, Elizabeth Aka
na, Elizabeth Spencer, Lillian Biart,
Mary Luhan, Jennie Hoina, Inga
Iarsen, Lehua Plunohele, Lizzie Ian
ua, Mulang Saffery, Mable Titcomb,
(captain last year).
Raymond Kicks About
That he was made to wait for half
an hour on Monday evening before
being rowed out to the steamship
Kilauea, that he and the 40 other pass
engers with him were only accomo
dated after threats of reporting the
sailors to their officers, and that there
were no responsible parties in charge
of the boat that they were finally tak
en Jn, was the gist of a statement giv
en to the public utilities commission
by Pr. J. H Raymond nnd read at the
meeting this afternoon.
Raymond further declared that 2(5
passengers had been loaded into the
second boat along with various arti
cles of freight. A copy of the report
was ordered sent to the Inter-Island
Steam Navigation Company with a
request for an explanation of condit
ions. A copy will also be pent to the
federal supervising inspector of hulls
and boilers. Star Bulletin.
SUBMARINES OFF LAHAINA
The four boats of the "K" class
submarines, now on permanent station
at Honolulu, arrived off Lahaina this
week for a course of maneuvers and
target practice. They are attracting
much attention form the people of
west Maui. It is understood that
the boats will be at their present
game for another week or ten davs.
MUCH INTEREST IN PUUNENE
The new Puunene handicap tennis
tournannient, which started several
weeks ago, has been making good pro
gress. Puring the past week the fol
lowing games have been played off:
A. W. Collins beat N. E. Weight. G
2, 6 - 3; P. C. Lindsay beat F. P. Roso
crans, 6 - 2, G - 4; K. N. Smith beat F.
Lufkin, 6 - 1, 6 - 4; A. McNicoll beat J.
S. B. Mackenzie, 6 - 4, 1 - 6, 6 - 3; Pr.
Sawyer beat George Murray, 6 - 4, 4 - G
6-0; II. A. Hansen beat R. Walker, G -4,
3 - 6, G - 4.
TL AT .
ZEROLENE, the Standard Oil
for Motor Cars
TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK
LONDON. May 2718 arc killed by Austrian air-man, mostly
women and children, in raid on Italian town, Mari.
NEW YORK. May 27 Office boy, of J. l Morgan Co., Ym. Mc
Clusli , IS years old, said to have run away with $10,515.
LONDON, May 27 lierlin and Paris both claim gains. Hard
lighting continues at Verdun.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 27 Military coast posts stripped of
mobile troops, fortifications guarded by less than 4,000 heavy artillery
men. WASHINGTON, May 27 Wilson's hope of peace brightened.
Understood he is doing everything in his power to bring about dis
cussion of peace.
Carranza general seeks conference. Mexican commander in Chi
huahua would reach agreement with Gen. Funston.
HONGKONG, May 27 British steamer, Wisely, bound for Vlad
ivostock from New York reported to have caught lire at sea and to be
beached at Cape Darelat. Assistance sent to scene and (ire quenched.
HONOLULU, May 27 Report that Hawaiian singers at Pryht.'
I '.each are making tremendous hit.
UNITED STATES ARMY HEADQUARTERS IN MEXICO,
May 26 General Candelario Cervantes, a Mexican bandit leader killed
by American soldiers and engineers in a short and decisive conflict
near Cruccs, Chihuahua. News received from General Pershing that
part of the 17th Infantry, stationed near Cruces, took part in the fight.
Cervantes with force of 20 men, heavily armed and mounted, attacked
10 engineers working on roadway. Many shots exchanged. En
gineers were reinforced by a detachment of the 17th which scattered
the Villistas. Fight lasted one hour. Cervantes and a companion kill
ed. Two others wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 Police Sergeant John Morrarity
killed a crook. Trouble began when man attempted to pass counter
feit coin on street car. Conductor refused to take coin and alterca
tion arose. Police were summoned and Morrarity first on scene at
tempted to arrest counterfeiter, who suddenly drew revolver and shot
officer down. Chase started in which police and citizens joined. Des
perado fleeing to houseboat on bay below Potrcro heights, took refuge
there ; barricaded door and windows and opened fire on all who ap
peared in sight. Police fired into houseboat. Door was finally shot
down and man was found dead. Evidence that he had maintained his
headquarters in the boat. Rifles, revolvers and cartridges found.
NEW HAVEN, May 26 Ex-President of Yale, Timothy Wwight,
ATHENS, Greece, May 26 Saloniki again busy. Report much
activity. May be beginning offensive. Germans making slow gains on
HONOLULU, May 2(j Judge opposes suggestion of big bond
issue. Might as well dump money into ocean, Ashford declares in
criticism. Interpretation ot covenant is object of suit. This is in
timated in statement made today by Waialua Agricultural Company.
111LO, Alay 26 A second Kilauea seems to be forming on the
flank of Mauna Loa, above Kaliuku, and about 6 miles irom tne gov
ernment road. The flow of lava down the mountain has ceased, but
the huge fissure from which the flow emanated seems now to be form
ing a cauldron crater which is rapidly growing larger. Activity intense
Death Of Miss Ross
The funeral of Miss Pauline H.
Ross, of Wailuku, whose death occur
ed last Saturday morning, took place
on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. In
ternment was in the Catholic cem
etery. Miss Ross, who had been ill for
some time, had gone from Kula to Ho
nolulu in hope of benefitting her
health, but in vain. Her father went
for her last week and brought her
home by the Saturday morning boat,
but she survived but a few hours after
reaching her home.
of Qualify I 1
The deceased was 20 years of age,
and was well known and popular a
mong a large number of friends. The
funeral was largely attended, and the
bier was heaped high with beautiful
A personal acriaintance with San
Francisco's excellent shops, enables
me to promptly execute your com
missions with discrimination.
All orders must be accompanied by
Postal Money Order payable to
Mrs. CAROLINE HOWLANP POW
May 32, June 2, 9.