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THE MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 1917. Will Seek Naval Recruits On Maui Attractive Inducement Held Out For Beys Over 18 Submarine Division Expected Soon At Lahaina Maul aspirants for naval life and ex perience are apparently to have a chance. The following is from a rec ruiting officer on the U. S. S. Alert: "When the third submarine division arrives at Lahaina next week the young men of Maui will have an excel lent opportunity to enlist in the Unit ed States navy, as the recruiting offi cer from the U. S. S. Alert will spend a day or two In Wailuku, when those interested in the splendid opportunit ies offered young men in the navy may avail themselves of a personal inter view. "The navy today requires young men (18-30) in all the trades, in which Hie pay is excellent, in addition to the other features that go with it such as an outfit of clothing, medical attention, mizes (money) for marksmanship, ravel in foreign countries, education si advantages that no doubt equal the v ourses of any polytechnic school in he country. "A hoy today graduating from high s-chool at the age of eighteen years, .nlisting in the navy has probably a better chance of entering the naval academy than one who waits for an lppointmcnt. He would have the ap port unity of two years study in actual service, and under the tutorship of an officer who knows the conditions, or should he des're he would still have the opportunity of becoming a war rant officer and obtaining a commis sion by advancing through the pety lliicer rates." School Garden Is Good Money Maker Puuncne Pupils Demonstrate Possibi lities Xew Scout Troop Organized News Notes From Puur.ene Yoshio Kuwada had the painful mis fortune to fall on the wet ground at the Puuncne School last week and break his arm. The Boy Scouts rend ered good serv'ce in getting him to the hospital where his fracture was set by Dr. Sawyer. The 1'uunene Japanese Language School gave a delightful entertain men,t on Friday evening, March 9, in the Puunene Theatre. It showed a decided tendency on the part of the Japanese to imitate American fash ions and they sang American airs, some of them In the English language. Acrowded house enthusiastically ap plauded each performance. A division of the Boy Scouts had .been organized in the Puunene school under the leadership of assistant teacher, Manuel Joseph. An organi zation of Campfire Girls- is next in order. The pupils have sold produce from ihe Puunene School garden to the amount of $32.85 since January 3rd. Ready sale has been found for all vegetables raised. The school has realized at the rate of four hundred to seven hundred dollars per acre from the first crop of the various vegetables produced. It is expected that three crops w'll be produced on the same Bround each year. Why "live out of tin cans" in Hawaii! Miss Laura Naukana, is substituting n the Puunene Schoal for Miss Eva leis who is undergo'.ng hospital treat ment in Wailuku.. Maui Teacher Objects To School Statistics Miss' Rose E. Cook, of Makawao, a .veil known Maui educator, in a letter o the Advertiser, has some pertinent .omments to make on the report of Superintendent Kinney, of the depart rient of public instruction, recently published. , Miss Cook says: It would appear by Mr. Kinney's statistics in h;s biennial report based i.n the examinations that the schools of the Territory have advanced amaz ngly in the last three years. It would he wonderful indeed if there was not progress, the foundation for it being !a;d by hard working conscientious men and women in the previous years. I wish In justice to these teachers and past officials to explain, at least a part that figures tell less than Mr. Kinney would have us believed and why. When the first examinations were made in 1914 they were an innovation and the questions were very difficult, in some' instances quite beyond the capacity of the grades and very many f the pupils were bewildered and frightened, even the best prepared seeming panic stricken as it were and the teachers were ove anxious. Each year since as those making out the question have become moro familiar with the work done in the schools, the questions have been easi er until last year they were quite simple. Also the course of study has been revised and simplified twice sine 1914, especially has this been done in geography, grammar and arithmetic stud'es that proved the most difficult. Let justice be given where credit is due. MARRIED MACPHEE DEUTCHMANN At Paia, on Monday evening, March 12. An gus MacPhee and .Miss Kathrine Deutchmann. Ceremony performed by Rev. A. Craig Bowdish. Many Anglers To Try Maui Waters Prominent Colorado Banker And Wife Latest Arrivals To Enjoy Sport Off Kihei Among big-game fishermen at pres ent in Hawaii are Harrison Teller and wife, of Windsor, Colorado. They ar rived last week. Teller Is a banker and stock-raiser and an enthusiastic angler, according to the Advertiser. He has been a resident of Colorado for forty-six years. "We came here for the fishing," said Teller, "and when I say 'we' I include my wife, for she is a keen angler herself. We heard the boys at Catal'na Island say so much about the big game fish to be caught in Hawaii an waters that we decided to come and give the sport a thorough trial." The Tellers came here from Cata lina Island, where they . spent five weeks, leaving that famous resort be cause there were no big fish to be caught there at that season of the year. The tuna and swordflsh do not run at Catalina until June. There were absolutely no albacore at Catalina dur !ng the visit of the Tellers, and noth ing but yellow-tail was to be caught. Teller and his wife were here four years ago, but did not do any fishing on account of it being found impossible to secure a suitable boat. The visitors will leave for Lahaina on Wednesday, and after a short stay at Wailuku will proceed to Kihei, where they will fish for at least a week, and. should the fishing be good, may remain on Maui for a month or six weeks. The Tellers have engaged one of Young Brothers' launches for the Maul trip. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Charles Miller, of Salt Lake City, will also go to Maui on Wednesday with the Tellers and will fish with them in the waters off that Island. Capt. Kent S. Walker, In command of James W. Jump's cabin cruiser Sea Scout, Is an old friend of the Tellers, hav'ng often taken them fishing at Catalina Island. Mr. Teller paid a high tribute to Mr. Juip for the excellent work he had done in bring ing game fishing in Hawaii to the at tention of mainland anglers. The Tellers had intended proceeding hence to the Philippine Islands, but the international situation has chang ed their plans. Maui Chamber For Military Training (Continue dfrom Page One.) that conviction will become so after having g!ven the subject a little care ful thought. I believe that all the citizens of this Territory are not only ready, but anxious to render such service to our country as lies within their power. If no cognizance has been taken of this matter by the Territorial Senate, the Maui Chamber of Commerce should request the Maui Senators to present a motion to the Territorial Senate en dorsing Senate Bill S-1695, reported by Senator Chamberlain, February 10th, 1917,'and the Delegate at Washington should be requested to acquaint the United States- Senate with the action of the Territorial Senate of Hawaii, favoring this bill. In representing this matter, I feel that we should not hesitate to act, through a feeling that our efforts will not be effective, as such a message, tf presented by the Territorial Delegate, would exert considerable influence on the United States Senate. Yours truly, WM. SEARBY. Essential Features Of Senate Bill S-1695. 1. EVERY MAN at age of 19 shall be tra'ned in camp or on a naval ves sel for six months. EXEPTION First year the Act goes into effect there shall be only three months' tra'ning. EXEMPTIONS Members of Regul ar Army and Navy, those physically (unfit, and those supporting dependents. 2. CREDIT to be allowed a person who has completed elsewhere a course of military instruction approved by j the Secretary of War, or the Secretary of the Navy. Credit to consist of de duction from the train! g period of not more than one month for each year of such approved course; provid ed, that in no case shall training per iod bo reduced by such credit to less than three months. , 3. NO SUBSTITUTE (Personal or money will be accepted. I 4. CERTIFICATES of training to be issued. ' 5. DIVISION of United States into 'districts, each to have at least one I place of training. I 6. PREFERENCE of those to be trained as to k'nd of training and time jof year for training to bo considered I as far as practicable. I 7. THOSE TRAINED COMPOSE, un;il they reach the age of 28, Reserve Citizen Army and Reserve Citizen 'Navy, and are subject to call in case , of defensive war or imm'nent danger i thereof, but not for strike duty. 1 8. OFFICERS to consist pi Regular Army and Navy officers, detailed for the purpose, and of officers appointed from applicants for such appointment who have had military training and have passed the prescribed examina tions. 9. NO LIQUOR OR TOBACCO to be sold in training camp or on board ship. MARRIAGE LICENSES March 12 Ah Kura Jim, 21, Chinese, Wailuku, Ethel Tam Yau, 19 Chin ese, Makawao. Ceremony by Rev. Yee Kul. March 12 Jose Bani'as, 23, Filipino, Waikapu, Deonicia Esmanel 21, Fili pino, Waikapu. Ceremony by Rev. R. B. Dodge. Personal Mention Tax Assessor J. H, Kunewa was In Honolulu on business this week. Father Justin, of Wailuku ,was a Ho nolulu visitor last week. Miss Violet Makee returned this week from an extended visit on the mainland. A. L. Burdick, the Public Works de partment representative on Maui, was a visitor to Honolulu last week. Capt. and Mrs. R. P. Harbord re turned last Saturday from Honolulu where Capt. Harbord was called on duty. W. E. Devereaux, formerly manager of th Hana Store, was a passenger to Honolulu by the Mauna Kea last Fri day night. C. B. Hall, one of the promoters of the Stork Savings company, a Maul concern, left for the coast by the Mat sonia last week. A. L. Burdick of the public works department, was an arriving passen ger on the Mauna Kea last Sunday morning. Hawaii Herald. F. C. Krauss, of the Haiku branch of the Hawaii experiment station, is in Honolulu this week in connection with his bureau. Miss Irma Wodehouse, of Wailuku, Maui, accompanied by Mrs. W. S. Chil- lingworth, of the same Maul town, ar rived in Hilo on Sunday Inst, bound for the volcano. Hawaii Herald. Sheriff Clem Crowell returned home from Honolulu on Wednesday, after several weeks in the city where he has been undergoing treatment for ear trouble. He is much better. J. H. Kunewa, tax assessor for Maul acted as best man at the wedding on Monday evening, of Lionel R. A. Hart and Miss Juanita K, Beckly, both of Honolulu. The marriage took place at the home of Rev. S. K. Kamaiopili. W. Leslie West, until recently head book-keeper of the Wailuku Sugar Company, has secured the island rights of the b'g twelve-reel film pro duction "Civilization," which will pos sibly be shown in Maui play houses. He has it in Hilo this week. Miss Garnie Rosecrans, daughter of Manager Rosecrans of the Maui Agri cultural Store at Faia, Maul, joined the volcano excursion party on the Mauna Kea last Saturday evening at Lahaina and came on to Hilo. Hawaii Herald. Hugh Howell, of Kuiaha, returned fro mHonolulu on Wednesday accom panied by his young nephew, John Howell, Jr., of San Francisco, who is his guest. Mr. Howell went to Hono lulu to meet his brother, John Howell, a well-known collector and dealer in rare books and prints, who arrived by the Great Northern on a business and pleasure trip. TELEGRAPH NEWS OF THE WEEK HONOLULU, March 15 Hutton appointed, as license inspector to fill vacancy caused by death of Wm. Fennell, recently. Hackfeld & Company refuses to sign bonds for German ships in harbor on advice of counsel, Thompson & Milverton that agreement is undesirable. Commissioner Wakefield said last night that ships must now go out of harbor. WASHINGTON, March 15 Capt. of Algonquin stated he asked submarine commander for a tow, as stormy weather was threatening. Commander answered he was too busy. According to official statements, Gerard told Lansing at conference that Germany intends going forward with submarine campaign no matter what the outcome is with United States. All pretense of peace talk has been abandoned in Berlin. EL PASO, March 15 Military authorities here announce the ar rest of Sergt. Alexander Fruchter, a German-born American, of Troop K, 17th Cavalry, stationed at Fort Bliss, for desertion. Letters and papers seized are declared to implicate him in a plot against this nation with Mexico. According to information, Fruchter was authorized to offer Carranza to raise a regiment of German-Americans to fight against the United States. Was. to be organized at Chihuahua. Would be composed mostly of German reservists. TOKIO, March 15 German raider in Indian Ocean captured by Japanese and British naval vessels. Is ship of 3000 tons. Is believed she has sowed torpedoes and mines. NEW YORK, March 15 Railroad managers have issued appeal to the patriotism of brotherhoods against rash action at this stage of na tional crisis. LONDON, March 15 President of the China Mail steamship line has announced that company plans to increase capital by $10,000,000, which will be used to buy four of five new steamers. HONOLULU, March 14 Visiting committee reports no explo sives found on German ships in harbor, though many places such might be placed would be impossible to determine without tearing 'ships to pieces. On the Pommern, bolts holding cover to check-valves in suc tion could be removed by hand, making it easy to remove cover and flood ships in about three minutes. Whether this condition was with intention of scuttling is unknown. Legislative committee report approves course of harbor board. Paschoal introduces bill calling for a high school at Hana. Amendment introduced to raise Johnson's salary to $500 per month. Given $400. LONDON, March 14 Advices from Plymouth tell of German submarine which fired on the Algonquin, an American vessel, at dist ance of 4000 yards. Twenty shells were not sufficient to sink. Borders from submarine then placed bombs which blew her up. Crew was given time to leave. Vessel, owned by American Star Line, was re cently transferred from British registry. She left London on the 20th of February. PARIS, March 14 Report Pope will protest submarine warfare. BRITISH HEADQUARTERS, March 14 Ridge overlooking Bapaume from northwest regarded .as the British promised land, is in Haig's hands. British now have advantage of highest ground over looking famous stronghold and a wide extent of country beyond. Offic ers believe they can take when ordered. Orvillers captured last night. BERLIN, March 14 Teutons repulsed a night attack at Ancre. Russian mining operations broken up in German raid in Galicia. Prisoners and materials captured. WASHINGTON, March 14 Confidential diplomatic report from Representative Neutraller, from Mexico, passing on way to Europe, says Germany has strengthened position of Carranza government through German bank. Legation is guiding virtually entire diplomatic affairs. Chamber Objects To Handling Of Money (Continued from Page One.) the members as to how this had hap pened, and why the Chamber had not been advised concerning its meeting. Even the bill for $30,000 for complet ing the Ollnda reservoir, which le be ing built under direction of the loan fund board, is turned over to the pub lic works superintendent, by the bill. The 'same thing was found to be true in connection with the county building for which $50,000 has been asked the proposed lao Valley road, calling for $15,000; a $35,000 item for a proposed Lahaina court house; and also a appropriation for a sea wall at Lahaina. Territorial Road Scheme Pau From the fact the item for $500,000 for constructing a road through from Kailua to Nahiku, in the Koolau ditch country, is introduced as a loan fund measure, the chamber members in dulged In a little guessing as to what had become of the proposed territorial road bill, which was what the cham ber had approved for this project some time ago. As in the other meas ures, the expenditure of this money, should the bill carry would be left the superintendent of public works, while Maul county would foot the bills and look pleasant. County To Build Wharves? The bill for $10,000 for building the wharf at Hana also was a puzzle, in asmuch as it is made a matter that the county would have to hear the ex pense of, whereas all wharveB and landing have long been recognized as territorial matters in charge of the harbor board. There was some discussion regard ing having a salaried representative in Honolulu to help the Maui delega tion in drafting bUls and to keep the chamber in close touch with what is going on, but It was generally consid ered that the same ends might be ac complished through the delegation it self. No Action On Fire Arms The firearms bill now in the legis lature, w-hich would require that any one desiring to own a fire arm shall first get a permit from the sheriff, was discussed, and its object approv ed, but no formal action was taken. HOWELL COMPANY TO BUILT COTTAGE The Hugh Howell Engineering Com pany has been awarded the contract for the construction of a 3-room teach' ers' cottage at Hamakuapoko, the work to be done In 40 days, at cost of $2185. Three other bids for the job were Chas. Savage, $2437, time 45 days; J. A. Aheong, $2250, time 45 days; John Kendall, $2400, time 40 days. Pertinent Paragraphs a On grounds of non-support, YoshI Murakami was granted a divorce from Golchi Murakami, on Thursday. Sumi Yamashita was granted a di vorce on Thursday from Sakutaro Ya mashita, on charge of non-support. The Maul Industrial accident board will hold a meeting next Tuesday at 10:30 o'clock. For using profane language to Mrs. G. Hop, of Pauwela, Kanana Kina was on Tuesday fined $15 by District Mag istrate Anjo, in Makawno. The industrial accident board will hold its monthly meeting in the Wai luku district court room next Tues day morning at 10:30 o'clock. Claiming non-support, but unable to prove her contention, Hanayo Koba yashl was this week refused a divorce from Chiyosaka Kobayashl, by Judge Edings. The supervisors, last Saturday, ap pointed Alexander Lindsay, Jr., as legal adviser for the Maul legislative delegation, with a salary of $250 for the term. Ah Hee, a waiter in the Grand Hotel, was fined $5 by Judge McKay, on Mon day, for assault and battery on Ah Young, a fourteen-year old boy. The defendant claimed the boy called him a vile name. The supervisors have agreed to purchase a Ford automobile for gen eral use at the Kula sanitarium. The sum of $25 per month for upkeep of the superintendent's car is with drawn. The board of supervisors decided at its meeting last Saturday to grant the Bum of $25 per month to the Hawaii promotion committee. It is reported that the board may later increase this amount. Twelve Filipinos of Paia were ar rested last Sunday for gambling. Nine forfeited bail of $5 each, two were fined the same amount, and one was fined $10, by Judge Anjo, of the Maka wao district court. Fourteen Hamakuapoko gamblers were also fined $5 each this week, in the same court. The United States submarine tender Alert, and a submarine flottilla, have been engaged in practice work in La haina waters during the week. The officers are making efforts to recruit for the navy while about Maul. Bennie Oh'Ah Ugha, an infant child of a Span'sh mother, who was picked up by the Honolulu police two weeks ago and sent back to Maui, was on Thursday legally adopted by Mr. and Mrs. William B. O. Griep, of Kahului. Yamagata and Mrs. Kida, claimed by the police to be professional gamblers, were fined $15 each in the Makawao district court on Tuesday. They belong in Paia. A number of other arrests will probably be made In connection with the same offense. At a meeting of the hoard of super visors of the Hamakuapoko High School it was decided, definitely to have a High School dance on March 31. Committees were appointed and authorized to expend money with the consent of the chairman. An oilheater for heating the asphalt or heavy road oil used in central Maui, was ordered last week by the county through Dan Carey, for $1100. The heater is on wheels, and is used not only for heating but for distribut ing the oil on the road surface. The war picture "Battle Cry of Peace"which is shown for the last time on Maul this evening at the Wailuku Orpheum, is said to be a really re markable film. It is supposed to im press the importance of preparedness for the United States. A. Fernadez, Jr., of Paia is seeking to recover $400 from the Lusitania Society, on account of injuries he al leges he received a year or more ago in an automobile accident. The case is being contested in the second ciruit court. August Motiho, an 18-year old Fili pino boy, who hit John Andrade. a luna on the Grove Ranch, was fined $10 in the Makawao district court on Tuesday, and sent to jail in default of the amount. The assault occured following the discharge of the Filipino by Andrade. An unusually jolly time is anticipat ed at the St. Patrick's Day dance to morrow night at the Puunene Club House. The unique invitations Bent out indicate that all dancers will be expected to dress appropriately for the occasion. It Is understood that some unique decorating has been done. Joe do Rego, jr.,va boy riding a bi cycle, was run over by Chas. Savage, driving an automobile, last Tuesday, and bruised up to some extent. Sav age had just successfully dodged two other youngsters on bicycles, when young do Rego shot out of the drive way of the Malulani hospital grounds directly in front of the car. Open Forum Inconveniencing The Public Editor Maul News: Why are the Inter-Island Steam and Navigation Company people so close about expending a few dollars on wire less messages when by so doing they might save their patrons no end of worry? Was it not a fact that passengers intending to leave Lahaina at mid night Monday last, had to wait there till the following evening? (Just fan cy one of them being booked to leave by the Sononia next day). Did not the Mauna Loa leave ahead of the Mauna Kea's sailing time and was it not known in Honolulu before 5 p. m. that the Mauna Kea (or Killauea) would be delayed many hours? A dollar spent on a wireless to Maui would have gone a long way towards relieving the situation. SUBSCRIBER. Alexander House To Hold Big Carnival Plan Taking Shape For Several Days Of Vigorous Advertising Of Maui's Broad Gage Organization Honolul has had its carnival, and now Wailuku Is to have its turn at carnival making. At least thlB is the plan now under consideration by the directors of the Alexander House Settlement. Details have not been worked out as yet, but it is practically sure that some time next June there will be several days of celebration in Wailuku, with the Settlement as the center, that will make people sit up and take notice. The idea is to give a big demonstra tion of what the Settlement idea real ly stands for in Maul, and to let people have an opportunity or seeing some thing of the results of Its. work. To this end there will probably be an athletic tournament, kindergarten ex ercises, gymnasium exhibitions, and of course the Boy Scouts will demon strate themselves. It is hoped to have committees well organ'.ed within the next week or so, after which there will be some ener getic hustling to insure the success of the undertaking. -Vf- Rice Industry Now Seriously Menaced Need For Keeping It Alive Pointed Out Feed Prices Advancing . Vegetables All In Big Demand There has been no change in the market for Island butter or eggs dur ing the past week. There was fairly good demand for eggs at 40 and 43c. The poultry market is practically bare at the present time, and shipments, during the next few days, should meet with a ready sale. All green vegetables such as string beans, peas, sweet corn, tomatoes and cucumber are now in great demand at exceptionally high prices. The price of rice has dropped a little due to the exceptionally low price of California Japan seed rice being im ported. It is safe to say, that unless some assistance is given the rice grow ers in the near future, that the rice industry, which was at one time the , second largest in the islands, will soon disappear, and the owners of , rice lands, most of whom receive abnorm ally high rental at present, would be hard pressed to find a substitute crop. With the passing of the rice industry, will go one of Hawaii's's chief food assets which would be greatly missed in case the Islands should be thrown on its own resources to feed the popu lation for even a short time. It Is up to the people of this territory to en- " courage the rice industry here even If it does cost a few cents more than what they can buy California rice for. Remember that there may come a time when it would be impossible to ' get rice from outside sources. The knowledge that there was a good sup-, ply of this staple on hand in such an emergency would certainly be com forting. The Division has on hand a large t supply of very good pumpkins which it is selling at two and two and a half cents a pound. As there is very little canned pumpkin in the market, this shoufd move rapidly at this low price. The Division is in very good condi tion at the present time, and able to handle larger quantities of all kinds of produce and meats. Feed prices have advanced again. A. T. LONGLEY. Marketing Superintendent. Honolulu, March 12, 1917. . ; Pineapple Outlook Good For Next Year (Continued from Page One.) trouble in the future in keeping up " her yield. Maui will do better than for the past two years, for new plant ings amounting in all to several hund red acres, now beginning to como into bearing. Also from the fact that there is stUI a good deal of virgin pineapple tana on Maui it is possible that Oils island may in a few years be the lead er in pineapple output for the group. The Haiku district is now about re covered from the disastrous rainy season or 1914 which killed large areas of plants, and next year should be packing a yield well up previous recoros. Development East Of Haiku The Haiku Fruit & Packing Com pany had made extensjve develop ment of new lands some five miles east of its cannery, in the Ulumalu section, most of this will come into bearing in 1918. Homesteaders and others have planted a total of 150 to Mi) acres also In this vicinity. it is probable that the Dack from all Maul for this year will be some where around 300,000 cases, of which the Haiku Fruit & Packing Comnar.y will put up about two-thirds. , Ml . FURTADO TO HAVE CHARGE OF ALL MAKAXAArt piicxoir-r ; An important change in handling the road work of Makawao has been made in the combining of east and west Makawao under one overseer. Alfred Furtado. who has been overseer of west Makawao, is put in charge of the whole district, with salary of $120 per month, and a $20 allowance for expenses. The change takes effect April 1. Kalunanui. who has hereto fore had c harge of all the district east of, and including Taia and Makawao, is out. The matter was decided upon by the supervisors at their meeting last week.