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Maui County Fair! Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2 Boost The Maui County Fair VOLUME XXIII. WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII. AUGUST 4, 1916. NUMBER 24 1 4 t. 4 Ancient Tabu Seals Lips OfOld Native Historical Investigator Has Unusual Experience In East Maui T. G. Thrum Urges Historical Society For Maui Thomas G. Thrum, the wellknown .antiquary of Honolulu, returned home on Wednesday after two weeks spent In investigations In east Maul and in the Kula district. His work was in terfered with somewhat by illness but he gleaned considerable information of interest In spite of this. He failed, however, to find any heiaus of wh'ch he had not already a record. He visit ed a number of these ancient temples about Kaupo and Kipahulu,- however, and added somewhat in matter of detail to what Is already known about them, from observation and Interviews with the older residents of the dis tricts. In Kula Mr. Thrum also visit ed a number of heiau sites, but most of them are in poor state. A singular experience, Mr. Thrum relates, in meeting a very old Hawaii an who evidently knew considerable concerning the location of some of the antiquarian structures for which Mr. Thrum was searching, but who insist ed that the subject was absolutely ta bu and that he had been sworn to secrecy by his father. This Is the only instance of this kind, Mr. Thrum states, that he has ever encountered during his life-time of work along these lines. Urges Historical Society "I was much interested in the sug gestion of YV. O. Smith that a historic al society be formed in Maui for the preservation of data of special in terest to this island. Through the in terest of the ltev. Mr. Lydgate and. a number of others, Kauai has done some good work through its historical society, but Maui is a much richer field for this kind of work than Kauai. I sincerely hope that some one will take tho lead in organizing such a society for Maui." Kahului Church Organ Recital Pleases Many On Sunday evening last a large audience was present at the Kahului Union Church when the first service was held after the installation of the organ. The Instrument was a gift of the Paia Union Church to the Kahului Cnurch. The Bergstrom brothers took down the organ and erected it in Ka hulu'. Its tone mellowed by age, and inr a building of much superior acoust ics, those who have heard the instru ment believe that it has never sound ed so well. The church building was enlarged to accomodate it. When the changes were being made the pretty edifice was painted inside and out. Beside the generous g!ft of the organ the Paia Church also presented the Kahului parish with matting, pew cushions and the railings in the old structure at Makawao that is now demolished. Miss Carrie E. Short, who is on a brief visit to Maui of a few weeks played the organ. This was Miss Short's first appearance before a Maui audience since she leXt , hero in 1914. During her absence she has played some of the largest and finest organs on the coast, and is an ac complished musician. The playing on Sunday evening was greatly enjoyed. Her opening program consisted of: 1. Reverie, Saint-Saens; 2. Pilgrims Chorus, Wagner; 3. Intermezzo, Dal ibes; 4. March for a Church Festival, Best; 5. To a Wild Rose, Macdowell. The vocal music of the evening was most, attractive. The choir consisting of Kahului people and Miss Helena J. Walter renders Roberts' "See. Ye the Lord" and ''Jesus and Shall it Ever He" most acceptably, while Miss Walt er's solo "Christ at the Door" was excellently rendered. Mr. Kenneth Smith, on the violin played with beautiful expression the Angels' Sere nade. The pastor of the Church Rev. Ellis E Pleasant, preached a strong sermon upon '"The Call of the Carpenter," taking as his text Luke 2:49. He was listened to most appreciatively by the audience, which was made up of people from all portion of Cenual Maui. MAUI MAN WINS TRAVEL TRIZE Because he has been one of th. leaders among the business-getters of the Western Reserve Life Insurance Company, C. I. Lufkin will leave for the Coast on the 15ih inst. as a guest of the company to attend the bit; an nual conference of insurance men 'in Southern California. It is the first time that an insurance man in the Islands, outside of Hoaolului has ever won such a trip. Mr. Lufkin will be accompanied by his wife, and will spend about two months on the ma'n land. Mrs. Lufkin will be away for perhaps a month longer visiting friends in the eastern states. Maui School Boy Is On Mexican Border Worth Aiken Surprised To Hear That Son Is Out Of School And With A National Guard Company At The Border "Somewhere In Texas," about three miles from the Mexican line, young Hcrtram Aiken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Worth Aiken, of Makawao Is encamp ed with a company of volunteer troops. This is the rather startling information which the young man's parents received by the mails this week, and was the first intimat'on they had had that he was not quietly pursuing his studies in Valparaiso. Indiana, where he has been attending a military academy. When the national guard troops of Indiana were called out, it seema that the cadet company to which Bertram belonged, was also included, pid con sequently he is vow doinp border duty as a soldier. More than that, ho has won a marksmanship record next to tho highest in his company, of which fact he is obviously proud. According to his letter he has been quite wtil pleased with his experiences thus far, and is looking forward with eagerness to anyth'iig else that may be on the card. New Promotion Folder Booms Maui Fishing , "Fishing has been punk so far thi3 season, but why should I worry it will soon be time to return to the best fishing ground In the world.. See?" (Extract from letter of J. W. Jump, the world renowned game fisher, man, writing from Los Angeles to H. Gooding Field. Mr. Jump is expected within the next few weeks at the head of a party of iouthern California fishermen.) 8 Maui comes in for a very generous share of attention in the new folder "Game Fishing in Hawaiian Waters" just published by the Hawaii Promo tion Committee. The pamphlet is written by H. Gooding Field, father of the Hawaii Tuna Club, and is elabor ately illustrated with photographic re productions of specimens of the Ha waiian game fishes taken by rod and reel during the past five or six months. Each of the more important varieties is briefly described. A paragraph in the booklet advises that a club bouse and hotel accommodations have been provided at Kihei, Maui, for the conv enience of anglers, and that this point is adjacent to the famous Molo klnt fishing grounds, probably the best in the Territory. Thousands of these folders are now being d'strlbuted a mong sportsmen on the mainland. COCKETT HOLOHOLOKULANI At the Waikapu Church ,at 7:30 o' clock last evening, Miss Mary E. P. Holoholokulani and Mr. William E. Cockett, two well known young people of central Maui, were un'ted in marr iage by the Rev. L. B. Kaumeheiwa in the presence of a large gathering of friends . Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the groom's parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cockett ,of Waikapu, together with an elaborate dinner, at which the more intimate Xriends of the family were present. Both Mr. Cockett who is denutv tav assessor for'va'luku district, and his bride, are exceedingly popular in the community. Mrs. Cockett whose home was in Waimea, Hawaii, was teacher of domestic science in Puu- nene school last term, but bhe has been appointed for the coining school year to a similar position in ti e Wai- luku public school. They plan to leave tomorrow evening for a short wedding trip to the Uig Island before going to housekeeping at Waikapu. RACING ASSOCIATION MEETING TONIGHT An importing meeting of the. Maui Racing Association is to be held at 7:30 o'clock this even'ng at the Wailu ku Town Hall. A report will be heured concerning the last meet, and a number of applications for member ship will be acted upon. It 's probable that some important decisions will be arrived at regarding the holding of noxi. years event. CAN FACTORY TO RESUME The plant of the American Can Com pany i.i Ha'ku, which was biiut down, presumably for the season some weeks ago, is too be put in operation again for a few weeks in order to make up a shortage in containers due to a somewhat heavier paek than had been counted on. In the absence of the superintendent, H. Kinherg, who is on llie coast, the plant will be oper ated by M. J. Lewis, foreman of the company's plant in Honolulu. Harvest Home Dance To Open Club House Annual Puuncnc Festival Plans Rapidly Taking Shape Tennis And Bowl ing Will Be Features Probably No Polo Invitations will go out the first of the week for the big annual Harvest Home Festival of the Hawaiian Com mercial and Sugar Company, which will take place on Saturday, August 12, at Puunene. The affair promises to be even more attractive than ever, atul many visitors from Honolulu will be present Including the Honolulu ten n's and bowling teams which each year compete with the Puunene Athl etic Club teams. There will probably also be some of the crack swimmers from the city to try conclusions with local sprinters in the big Puunene tank. The athletic events will begin at 9 o'clock. There will be the usual lunch served at noon time. The day's pleasures will end with the ball In the evening, which will be held this year in th? new club house but recently completed. In Xact this will be the first dance to be held in the ne-.v structure. It Is expected to make it one of the notable dances of the year. There will probably not be a polo match this year, as there was last, a Manager Baldwin who is a member of the Maui team will not bo home until next week. All Puunene Now Drinks Pure Water Great Filter System Giving Splendid Results Practically All Camps Now Using New Supply Less Typhoid Than Formerly A story that would have been true had it been published about two years years ago, got into print in Honolulu this week.to the effect that the Puune ne plantationwas to start work at once upon a tystem of filter beds for sup plying drinking water to the various camps, at a cost of $150,000. The truth of the matter Is that these great filters, covering several acres of ground, and of the most modern and scientific construction, were finished some six months ago, and since that time most of the plantation camps have been connected up to the new supply. Within another month or two this work will have been com pleted, and the entire plantation will be drinking water that is claimed to be absolutely safe. That the improvement has already been of greatest value is evidenced by the fact that this year there has been almost no typhoid fever on the Puunene plantation, where in former years it was at times prevalent. The water forthe filtersystem is takenfrom the Lowrie ditch. It all passes through a bed of sand and gravel some five feet thick, which is cleaned at frequ ent intervals. Outside of some of the larger cities on the mainland there is probably no Buch extensive water purification system in the world than that of the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company at the present time. LUNCH FOR MRS. McCONKEY. Mrs. Wielhur F. MrCnnkev was the honored PUPst lnnt SntllrHnv at un elaborate buffet luncheon arranged by a member of ladies of Kuiaha and g'ven at the home of Mrs. W. I. Wells. Twenty-one guests gathered to enjoy the affair and bid farewell to Mrs. Mc. Conkey, who leaves for the Coast on the August Manoa. SUDDEN DEATH OF WAILUKU RESIDENT Joseph Oliveira, one of the oldest and best known Portuguese residents of Maui, died at the M-lulani Hospital last Monday night following a stroke of paralysis which occured last Friday morning. The deceased was about 55 years of age and is survived by a Wife and 8 children. The funeral was held at 3 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, internment being in the Wailuku Catholic cemetery. It wps largely at tended. His home was in Wailuku. Mr. Oliveira camo to Hawaii 38 years ago and had live'd practically all of that time in Maui. His illness and death came as a shock to his family, as he had been previously in good health, Beoides the widow, tho fol lowing children are left: Joseph, Lib by, and Enos, of Maui; John and Frank, residents of Oakland; and An tone, Rosalie, and Manuel, of Honolu lu. CARD OF THANKS ..Mrs. Joseph Oliveira and children take th's means of expressing their heartfelt appreciation to the many friends who remembered them in var ious ways on the occasion of the tak ing away of their husband and father, and to thank them particularly for the profusion of floral tokens sent. Building Boom Also Extends To Lahaina Whole Street To Be Rebuilt Will Have New Fish Market Board Of Health Will Have More Work Done In Wailuku Scarcity of carpenters, masons, and plumbers is the reason that a great deal more work in the construction line is not under way on Maui at present than was indicated iu last's week's Maul News. Nor is central Maui the only center of (his unusual activity. Lahaina is also experien cing a bu'lding boom and will soon in sections at least .look like a new town. On the mauka side of Main St. all the small store, buildings from the new Lahaina ttore to the Lahaina bank are to be replaced with more modern and sanitary structures. The building materials for the purpose have been on hand for some time .but work is delayed on account of scarcity ol workman. Lahr.ina is also to soon have a new sanitary fish market . Plans have been prepared for this structure which will soon supersede the present row of shacks which at present house the fish Blalls. A substantial new garage building is being constructed by Geo. Freeland, and W. L. Decoto will soon have a up-to-date new meat market building. As in Wa'luku the activity of the territorial board of health has in con siderable measure been responsible for the wholesale reconstruction, though Inspector Osmer states that the property owners have very gen erally been very willing to carry out the board's suggestions. According to the sanitay inspector, practically all of the makai side of Market St. Wailuku, is to be rebuilt within a short space of time, excepting of course a number of buildings which are of sanitary character . Homesteaders Want MacadamRoad Oiled Loan Fund Commission Takes Matter Under Advisement Oheo Bridge Plans Approved Want County To Help On Kahakuloa Road The Loan Fund Commissioners, at their meeting on Tuesday afternoon, approved the plans for the Oheo bridge in the liana district, the survey of the homestead road through Lots 29 and 30, of the east Kuiaha tract, and passed the matter of right of way through Lot 33 up to the couty. The board also listened to W. I. Wells and W'll. J. Cooper, represent ing a committee of the Haiku Farm ers' Association while they presented the opinion of theassociat ion. that the new macadam road through the homesteads should be oil sur. faced if it is to be of perm anent value. The Haiku farmers have definitely decided that no effort should be spared to have this one road made as substantial as it can be made. rather than to spread the money avail able over various projects in the com munity which would be of but tempor ary benefit. The board took no ac tion on the matter. Kahakuloa Road Extension Again The loan fund members are again taking up the matter of getting the county to co-operate with it in carry ing through the extension of the road to the Kahakuloa flats on the north s'de of west Maui, for which the com missioners have only a part of the needed money. If the county can see its way clear to stand its part of the cost, work will probably soon be ord ered on the extension. KAMAINA RESIDENT DIES IN HONOLULU Edward A. Krueger the well-known turnkey of the county jail, was called to Honolulu last Friday by the news of the death of his wife which occur red as result of cancer of the stom ach. Although Bhe had been ill for some time it was not supposed that her condition was critical ,and Mr. Krueger was unable to reach her bed side before the end came. The deceas ed was a native of Maul and was wide. ly known a Unit Wailuku. She was 65 years of age, and is survived by a number of grown children besides her husband . Tho burial took place in Kawaiahao cemetery, Honolulu. WARNERS ARE NOW IN CALIFORNIA Friends in Wailuku have received word from A. C. Warner, formerly sug ar boiler for the- Wailuku Sugar Com pany, that he and his family are now in Orange Couniy, California where Mr. Warner holds a position with a big beet sugar concern. After leaving Maui i lie Warners were until recently connected with tho Kahuku Sugar Company on Oalm. ALLIES NOW HAMMER EVERY TEUTON FRONT Germans Making Strong Resistence And Keeping Up Air And Sub-Sea Raiding Submarine Deutschland Puts To Sea Arrest Made In San Francisco Romb Case Sir Roger Casement Hanged As Traitor HONOLULU, August 4 Trustees wrangle over appointment of Charles King on Bishop Estate hoard. Will go to supreme court. Ap peal is talfen hy the Estate. King files bond for $20,000. Judge Ash ford signs lengthy decree refusing to confirm Williamson. Rockefeller money seeks outlook henv. .National City Bank, of New York unsuccessfully bids for Hawaiian industries. Territory seeks tit! to gore lot. Attorney General preparing suit to get possession for municipal building. Th.resa Wilcox is classed as a squatter. Litigation is based upon additional grants made by ancient chieftain of Oahu. Stangnwald site here under negotiations. Castle estate is closing deal to sell valuable property. Henry Waterhouse Trust Company is the purchaser. PARIS, August 4 French litue gains north of Mouse and river Somme. German general stiT admits loss of trenches in minor fighting in two battle fronts of we.st. British also repulsed Teuton counter-attack. Russians continue offensive against Turks in the Caucasus and reort fresh victories. WASHINGTON, August 4 Solons may avert strike on railroads of mainland. Eery agency at disposal of federal government is being used to prevent tie-up. .Situation is acute and Congress awaits. Presi dent gets in touch with situation to intervene, should 450,000 men walk out and paralyze traffic. LONDON, August 4 Germany resumes ruthless raids with Zep jK'lins. Italian liner Letimbro, carrying crew of 57, and 113 passengers, sunk. Torpedo launched without warning. Six other vessels, some carrying neutral flags, arc also sent to bottom. Jutland wins great war. Allies successes follow. Balfour says naval battle turned tide of war for Entente powers. WASHINGTON, August -1 Supreme Justices likely to arbitrate. Mexican commissioners are ready to leave City of Mexico for confer ence. NE WYORK, August 4 Strike of garment workers near end. Dif ferences have been aoj ailed. BROWNSVILLE, August 4 Young militiamen at border aqe guarding against floods. SAN FRANCISCO, August 4 Henry Clausen, 9th victim of bomb outrage to succumb. LONDON, August 3 Germans launched biggest air raid of war in early morning hours today on eastern England. Dropped bombs at a number ot widely separated iomts. Up to present time 80 bombs are known to have been dropped. Killing of 9 horses only effect known. One of the Zeppelins caught by shaft of light from searchlight was im mediately fired uion by anti-aircraft guns. Six Zeppelins, and large number of aeroplanes in fleet. PARIS, August 3 North of the Somme today Germans attempted to retake the position around Monacu farm. Were repulsed. F flench today are busy consolidating and organizing their new position between Monacu and Hemwood. On the right of Mcuse today the French made substantial progress, south of Clery. 1100 Germans taken prisoner since August 1. BERLIN, August 3 French today Onetratcd German lines at Mo nacu farm. Took trench section north of Monacu hamlet. North of Verdun there was considerable lighting today. Germans took French trench section. LONDON, August 3 British steamer Brittanic and British sail ing vessel MargarH Sutton sunk in war zone. No cause or casualties given. HAVRE, August 3 Belgian gun-boat Netta sunk German gun boat Graf von Gotzen on lake Canganyta. VIENNA, August 3 Italian submarine Giacinto Bulino, operating in Adriatic, was captured in northern part of sea and taken to Pola with 21 prisoners. LONDON, August 3 Crowd cheers as Casement is hanged for hightreason. Groans and prayers from spectator as execution is an nounced completed. Relatives were refused their request for the body. "I die for my country," declared former Irish leader as he ascended the scaffold. NEW YORK, August 3 Two hundnvd and seventeen new cases of infantile paralysis. HONOLULU, August 3 Apiointment of Charles King scheduled fur ratification this afternoon in court. New trustee may be summoned to qualify. Appeal to supreme court from judge Ashford's decision is expected. Keeping up of ship inspection pleases board of health. Compromise of G. O. 1'. failing to materialize. Meeting called for Monday night is expected to bring things to a climax. Chairman Bemdt hoj)es for harmonious outcome. Stand-patters apiear willing to say nothing and hold committee pl ues. (Continued on Page Two.) MARY IS YOUNG BUT Hfc'R MATRI MONIAL EXPERIENCES ARE LAI.CE When Mary Dolores Ah I'gha, an 18-year old Spanish di vorcee who looks several years younger, applied on lucsday evening to Marriage Liceuse Clerk Crockett for a licejL.se to wed again, her request was denied because she had niglecled to bring witn her her decree of divorce from her Korean husband. She and the Filipino who sought the new permit left, apparently much disappointed but promising to return vi''i tho divorce de -ree the following day. And Mary did return, but she had changed her mind over night for this time she was accompanied by a duierent Filipino, and it was him she finally d!d many. The girl was divorced about 10 days ago 0:1 grounds of non support, the decree becoming effective on August 1. She has two children. FINED FOR SECOND DECREE LARCENY Albert Piters, an employe of the Maui Agricultural Company, was fl ne ed $25 by Judge McKay, 1 his morning, on conviction of having stolen a lot of to. ils and other suppl es from the l'aia warehouse where lie had been employ ed. The fine was paid by relatives, l'eti rs who recently came to Maui from Honolulu, is a young part Hawai ian of rather preposcssing appearance. In pleading for a light sentence for his client, -Attorney Crockett told the court that the boy had been married less than a week before to a young l'aia girl.