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Maui County Fair!
Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2
Maui County Fair
WAILUKU, MAUI CO., HAWAII. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1916.
Without doubt, "Maui was out" last night, when everyone who
could possible get a reservation was present at the banquet given in the
new Grand Hotel. There were at least 250 people present at the din
ner and a number outside, who wanted reservations, but had to be
turned away, although seating room was made for , forty more than
The decorations were exceptionally well worth while. The
stringers, from cocoanut palms, were supplied by the Filipino waiters.
Mrs. Rebecka Dienert planned the other decorations.
The Grand menu met with approval of all present. Serious talks
were made by R. A. Wadsworth, who presided as toatmastcr, and
Joaquin Garcia, Jack Bergstrom, D. C. Lindsay, C. D. Lufkin and
"Buck" Thompson supplied the fun of the evening.
W. F. Crockett, with his usual eloquence, urged support for the
fair. All the otlier talks were good and in spirit with the evenings'
Both the Wailuku band and the Mary Hoffman orchestra supplied
the music for the dinner, and the dancing which followed.
Something of the semi-serious and semi-humorous nature of the
occasion is shown by the following "bill of fare" rendered:
Money, Tell Me How to Get It,
Honey," by J. J. Walsh.
1. While remarks may be out of
place, a few open remarks will be
made by R. A. Wadsworth.
2. Mr. Wadsworth will be followed
with a few immaterial remarks by
D. H. Case.
3. Tired and exhausted from the
lengthy and most uninteresting yet In
structive oratory to an extreme, the
audience will be relieved with some
good music by Miss Hoffman's Bunch.
4. A cut and dried speech which
has been repeated so often will now
again be forced on to the guests by
F. R. Cameron.
6. The strain being to much, a
rumpus by the rooster section of the
chamber of commerce is in order with
6. A funeral march will now be
sung in ragtime melody, the title of
this little ditty being, "Maui in Fair
Time," by H. W. Baldwin.
7. --Some one will now make a stren
uous attempt to entertain J. Garcia.
8. It is Boothing to have some real
music, hence "Maui No Ka Oe" will be
rendered by Miss Hoffman's Bunch.
9. The next gentleman having in
sisted upon being heard, has selected
the topic, "Maui Fair Does Need the
10. It being impossible to keep the
lid on the rough-neck section, more
commotion is again indulged In by
11. A sweet change, some elocu
tion, by Mrs. T. B. Linton.
12. The gentleman has selected a
most serious topic, "The Inevitable
success of an undertaking considered
most incredulous by skeptics, as ap
plied to the county Fair," by W. F.
13. Some horse sense about pedi
greed cattle by J. C. Fitzgerald.
14. What relief to have good mu
sic by Miss Hoffman's Bunch.
15. Just a few words without com
edy, by W. L. West.
16. It being a fruitless attempt,
more commotion Is heard from The
The "Rooster Section" is a new
feature on Maul. It grew out of the
"rooster yell" which the Maui delega
tion took to the Civic Convention at
Hilo In September and gives promise
of becoming a famous organization.
It will be very much in evidence dur
ing the county fair.
(Continued on Page Six.)
Prohibition has carried in Nebraska and Montana out of the seven
states which voted on "dry" amendments. California has, also, evid
entely defeated the prohibition proposal.
In Auto Collision
A collision between an automobile
driven by Frank Correa and a bicycle
ridden by a Japanese named Urato
last Saturday afternoon, resulted in
the death of the latter at the hospital
shortly after the accident.
At a coroner's inquest which was
held in Wailuku In Sheriff Crowell's
office on Monday, a verdict was render
ed to the effect that Urata came to
his death from a fracture at the baRe
of the skull, sustained while riding a
bicycle, colliding with an automobile
driven by Frank Correa.
Correa's arrest followed, but he was
released on giving a bond of $1,000.
He was arraigned in the Wailuku
district court on Wednesday morning
on a charge of manslaughter, waived
examination ,and was committed to
stand trial at the next term of the
second circuit court. Harry Gesner
was a passenger in the automobile at
the time of the collision.
FIRST MAINLAND RETURNS
George Cooke easily defeated Dr.
Raymond for election as the second
Maui senator, with more than 400
Raymond polled a heavy vote, al
most a record one, in Wailuku and
in Kalaupapa, but not sufficient
to overcome the totals of Cooke in.
Puunene, Paia and Lahaina.
As the precinct returns given be
low shdv, Maui went strongly Re
publican and every man on the
ticket was elected.
Several hundred persons,
who relayed the news to almost
every person on Maui, received
the election returns In front of
the Maui News office. This was
made possible by the courtesy
of the cooperation and the sup
port of the "up-country" people
and the Star-Bulletin.
Mainland returns began com
ing early, but it was in the out
come of the local contest be
tween George Cooke and Dr.
Raymond that the most interest
was shown. Although nearly a
hundred persons waited until
almost midnight to get the main
land returns from Honolulu.
Smith Out Of
Captain Troel K. Smith, former
commander of the Lurline, is no long
er In the employ of the Matson Navi
gation Company, having been dismiss
ed because of the accident to the
steamer October 18, when she ground
ed off Makapuu Point on Oahu while
nearing this port under his command.
Repairs to the Lurline will cost at
least $100,000 and possibly more.
The new Matson steamer Maul will
not leave San Francisco on her maid
en voyage to Honolulu until the last
of March or first of April.
Captain William Matson suffered a
slight stroke of paralysis October 24,
but is recovering rapidly at his home
in San Francisco.
"Doc" Spalding, the Matsonia's sur
geon, was married in San Francisco
October 28 to Miss T. E. Gille, a South
ern girl who has been living In the
Bay City several years.
f Sample Ballot
There was some excitement in the
booth in Wailuku on election morning
when a young Hawaiian, K. Ohialau,
was stopped from leaving the booth
with a senatorial sample ballot and
official ballots folded together in his
pocket, after he had rionrmitprl hln
He was stopped by Inspector Manuel
Ross. The voter is a bit "loony."
Dr. J. H. Raymond, Democratic
candidate for senate, whose charges
of l!leeal use of a "snmnlo hnllnt" none
ed Secretary Thayer to wireless warn
ing rrom Honolulu to the election of
flcial8, made complaint to the county
attorney, who refnspd tn art Tho
county attorney Bays the attempt made
by Ohialau was not illegal.
Locked up for safe-keeping, was the
fate of one W. I. Goodwin, a detective
sent up from Honolulu by the United
States Marshal's office for the purpose
of keeping a look-out for "sample bal
lots." The pilikea which brought the
mysterious one to grief was a- dis
turbance which he created on election
night at one of the local hotels.
CHEAP SALE AT THE ALEXANDER
A cheap sale will be held in the
Kindergarten on Saturriav nfternnnn
and evening beginning at 3 o'clock.
Several stores and many friends of
the Settlement have contributed many,
useful articles of clothing and house
furnishings which wF.l be sold at the
lowest figures. Women's and child
ren's clothing in good condition will he
marked 10, 15 and 25 cents. Men's
suits and coats 50c and $1.00. Neck
ties 10c and 20c.
In adition to bringing defeat to many
of our best local tennis racketers, R.
Rietow on last Saturday, added new
laurals to his wreath by annexing the
handicap tennis singles for the Wall,
Dougherty Cup, defeating the crack
players, Wm. Engle in the final con
test. However, Mr. Rietow will have
to make two winnings before he be
comes the permanent owner of the
The scores in the finals were as fol
lows: Rietow defeated Chillingsworth
6-0, 3-6, 6-3; Engle defeated Schoen
berg 6-4, 6-2, 6-3: Rietow defeated
Engle 6-1, 4-6,6-3, 6-1.
7VY aui Election Returns
I I. I
Kalanianaole, Jonah Kuhio....
McCandless, Lincoln L
Baldwin, H. A
Cooke, Geo. P
Raymond, J. II
Brown, Jno. Jr
Hihlo, J. K
Walsh, John J.
26 52 236 31 221 79 240 68 18 47 73 205 33 40 16 106 26 21 20 62 56 131 1807
3 7 17 2 142 43 22 9 30 32 14 14 1 11 1 39 17 31 8 39 6 109 597
21 56 213 26 184 69 247 69 20 47 70 218 32 36 16 108 29 17 11 46 44 113 1692
26 58 179 23 130 64 217 38 18 28 52 194 23 34 10 80 26 14 13 71 CO 101 1459
6 4 69 10 269 63 50 37 37 64 38 21 10 19 7 69 23 42 20 47 13 147 1055
24 51 219 30 249 62 226 58 37 62 67 205 33 42 15 102 31 22 26 81 57 171 ' 1870
3 8 38 4 136 58 26 24 30 49 19 15 2 10 2 36 17 28 9 32 7 125 678
6 19 43 6 121 64 16 24 29 34 17 15 4 13 0 29 10 30 10 28 6 131 649
17 47 192 23 192 60 227 54 22 48 69 203 31 42 15 128 39 33 12 51 52 106 - 1663
15 17 72 10 126 68 21 19 24 35 16 44 4 8 0 36 15 25 13 32 7 130 701
13 43 182 21 221 60 241 46 16 33 64 208 32 41 14 100 27 20 9 60 52 107 1610
2 7 37 4 200 59 31 15 28 41 18 17 3 12 2 32 8 21 10 23 6 119 689
15 49 176 21 199 61 233 65 20 52 73 219 33 38 14 105 29 22 14 61 50 121 1670
29 58 236 31 206 75 231 58 24 38 64 199 31 43 15 114 33 31 27 77 54 125 v 1799
20 40 184 26 178 67 227 54 14 28 63 206 28 34 14 95 30 22 10 57 49 115 ' 1551
NEW YORK, November 10 Wilson has won by clear majority.
Most realible results so far received give Wilson 272 votes in
the electoral college. Hughes has 259.
Neither will conceed that he is defeated.
That Wilson has carried California is conceeded, by Republican
Wilson's majority in New Hampshire is 239. His California major
ity is 3155. The New Mexico majority for the President is 3232. The
Mexico returns are incomplete.
Chairman Wilcox says that he will not conceed election of Wil
son, as the count is so close, until officials results are known.
It appears that Virginia is for Hughes.
The Wilson-California vote was discouraging to the Republican
Prohibition has been overwhelmingly defeated in St. Louis.
THIS MORNING'S ELECTION REPORTS
New York returns indicate Wilson is reelected.
Calif ornia went Democratic. Wilson is leading in California, with
2909. There are 65 precincts to still be heard from.
Secretary Tumulty flashed the news to President Wilson who was
aboard the Mayflower, enroute to Willimingstown, Mass., to attend
the christening of his grand-daughter.
New Mexico went Democratic, with Wilson 31,885 and Hughes
29,251. There are still a few precincts to be heard from.
West Virginia went for Hughes with 3090, on incomplete returns.
Wilson carried fifteen southern states and thirteen others out of
forty-eight, also probably four others.
The electoral college will probably give Wilson 272 and Hughes
The California delegation may be split.
The Democrats have a close majority in the Senate and the House.
Both Republicans and Democrats have begun legal proceedings in the
close and doubtful states for a recount.
The returns show that there will be 215 Democrats in the House
and 211 Republicans. One Independent was elected, one Socialist, one
Progressive and one Progressive-protectionist in House.
The final figures may show that the Democrats have 217 in the
House, and the Republicans 215.
CONCORD, New Hampshire, November 10 An official request
has been filed here by the leaders of both parties for a recount of vote.
The recount has been ordered. Last reports show that the state is De
mocratic by less than 100 votes.
KANSAS CITY,. November 10 Santa Fe and five officials have
secured court order enjoining the labor officials from putting the eight
hour law in effect.
NEW LONDON, November 10 The Deutschland will sail prob
ably in another week.
TOKIO, November 10 There are eight cases of Black Plague in
Japan reported here.
HONOLULU, November 10 Miss Beyfuss won the ladies singles
from Miss Vicars 6-4 to 6-4. The later lost because below best form.
There was a big crowd in attendance.
THURSDAY AFTERNOON REPORT
WASHINGTON, November 9 Present standing of the state re
sults definitely known show that Hughes has 232 electoral votes and
Wilson 248. Fifty-one are still doubtful.
California is apparently the pivotal state.
Political managers refuse to concede defeat in the states from
which they have not received definite news.
Hughes is leading in Minnesota and also West Virginia. He has
a majority of 2600 in Indiana, which makes it appear that state is safe
for the Republican candidate.
Hughes carried New Jersey by a big margin.
New York returns show that both branches of Congress are De
mocratic. The Democrats will have 212 and the Republicans 203.
Sixteen districts are missing, seven of which are likely Democratic and
Both headquarters are talking of demanding an official recount and
precautions are being taken to safeguard ballot boxes, as, evidence of
the bitter struggle.'
Chairman McCormick claims 288 electoral votes.
In New Hampshire Hughes is 121 behind.
Omaha Republican managers concede Nebraska to Wilson. Prohi
SAN FRANCISCO, November 9 Wilson carried this city by 2326.
Hughes is picking up in the returns from the outside districts, which
were late in sending in returns, according to Republican claims.
New Hampshire and North Dakota are in the Wilson column.
New York Democrats say they will celebrate tonight, and such is
the word which has been sent out broadcast by Chairman McCormick.
HONOLULU, November 9 The wireless service with Japan will
open November 9.
Business men are petitioning that Iwilei be closed as they say it is
detrimental to realty interests and undesirable for Honolulu.
The Central Union has passed a resolution warmly endorsing the
work and life of Rev. Scudder.
The Kilauea will take the Mauna Kea run December 2nd and
continue until the 20th.
LONDON, November 9 Danny Maher, the famous American
jockey, who retired three years ago, is dead.
Rumanians are continuing their successes against von Mackensen
and driving him south.
BERLIN, November 9 The German Chancellor has announced
that after the war Germany will cooperate and endeavor to find practical
means to procure an international league.
The German artillery has defeated Allies advance on the Somme.
PARIS, November 9 The German attack on Sailly and Saillisel
SAN FRANCISCO, November 9 The dry amendment seems to
be defeated by a big majority, but the count of the vote is uncompleted.
NEW LONDON, November 9 The commander of the Deutsch
land and his crew were banquented here by citizens, who presented the
captain with gold watch and the members of the crew with gold fountain
pens and match boxes.
WASHINGTON, November 9 Secretary Daniels has announced
personnel of naval selection board. Admiral Mayo has been made chair
man. DENVER, November 9 Gunter, the Democratic candidate for
governor, leads Carlson, the Republican.
PARIS, November 9 Vienna claims Rumanians have been beaten
back by von Falkcnhayn in fierce battle in Transylvania, and positions
previously lost recaptured.