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THE MAUI NEWS, FN 1 DAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1917.
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Called to order at 10:4:. a. m.. Chair
man S. E. Kalama, presiding.
Members present : Messrs. Knhiiiu',
Fleming, Coekett and I'aliimii. Ab
sent : Drummond.
M '.mites of Hie previous day's meet
ing, read and approved.
' No. 229 of H. A. ltahlwin, enclosing
Mr. McLaren's proposed method for
keeping the Sanitarium books, was
read. The clerk was instructed to
ncl.-nnvl('(liri reeeint of same and to
inform Mr. Ilaldwin that action will
be taken thereon by the Hoard at its
Mr. Fleming moved that the request
of It. C. r.owman, Vocational Instruc
tor, as per his communication No. 221.
for material w'th which to construct
a shop at the Spreckelsville School,
he granted. Motion seconded by Mr.
Coekett and carried.
Deferred comnvunication No. 22(5 of
the Sheriff, regarding motorcycle of
ficer, was further deferred.
Mr. L'julsay, School Commission''!-,
appeared before the Hoard and mated
that he had on baud a large numb, r
of medals to be pr. -neiilcd to the dif
ferent schools in the Maui County
Fair school garden coin est.
Claims were taken up for consider
ation by the Hoard.
Meeting reconvened at 2:4a p. m.,
Chairman S. E. Kalama, presiding.
All members present.
It was moved by Mr. Fleming that
the clerk be instructed to return to
Mr. Lindsay the bond of Manuel S.
TJeponte as Deputy Sheriff of Maka
wao, accompanied by a proper form of
bond. Motion seconded by Mr. Coe
kett and carried.
Mr. Fleming moved that the request
of the County Attorney that the I
trict magistrates of Lahaina, Maka
wao and Hana be furnished villi ad
vance sheets of the decisions of the
Supreme Court be granted. Motion
seconded by Mr. Coekett and carried.
The "lerk was instructed to address
a communication to the clerk of the
Supreme Court relative to the above
Mr. Fleming moved that the Hoard
approve of the proposed method for
keeping the Sanitarum books as re
commended by Mr. McLaren. Motion
seconded by Mr. Drummond and car
ried. Clerk instructed to notify the
managing committee of the Kula
Sanitarium that the Hoard heartily
approves of the proposed method of
book-keeping for the Kula Sanitarium.
It was moved by Mr. Fleming, sec
onded by Mr. Coekett, that the County
Attorney be asked for his legal opin
ion on two proposit'ons which have
been put to the Board by the manag
ing committee of the Kula Farm and
1st. The Sanitarum be allowed to
do single pieces of work estimated to
cost over $1,000.00 by day work, pay
ing therefor month by month without
calling for bids.
2nd. The proposition has been
made that after appropriations have
been made covering improvements at
the Sanitarium that the Sanitarium
Manas'j-.g Committee be authorized
to draw upon this appropriation in
sums as desired, they to supervise and
pay for the work done out of the sums
appropriated, rendering to the Hoard,
at the end of each and every month,
exact statements of expenditures un
der such appropriation.
Mr. Fleming wished the Hoard to
go on record asking the Commissioner
to turn over to the County, as soon as
possible, the Mokuhon'a swamp drain
at Lahaina, upon the completion of the
job so that work can go on in putting
it in shape for a public play ground.
Mr. Flenvng moved that the local
Commissioner, D. C. Lindsay, be ap
pointed by the Hoard a committee ol
one to distribute the medals won by
the different schools at the Mau'
County Fair to the respective owners.
Motion seconded by Mr. Drummond
Was A Forester
An amusing incident came up in the
Circuit Court on Friday while a natur-
al'zation case was being heard. The
petitioner was asked: "Are you fam
iliar with the laws of Ihe L'nited
States and of the Territory of Ha
waii,?" The answer was "No". The
court then asked: "Do you belong to
any secret society which is opposed
to, er believes in the overthrowing of
organized government?" "I belong to
the Foresters", was the reply.
The man was admitted to citizenship.
I'. .1. (loudness went to the city Fri
day evening, returning Saturday
Manager linos, of the IMoneer Stole,
Va;luku. vent to Honolulu Monday
night, reluming Wednesday night.
Mrs. .1. I!. Thompson, of l'lumcne,
has returned from a visit of several
months on the mainland.
Colonel Dubbin, of the Salvation
Army, at rived Wednesday night from
Honolulu and is a guest at the Wai
luku hotel. He wUl visit the various
.'"-alvaiion Army del ii liinents on Maui.
Judge W. S. ladings was confined
to his home a few das early in the
week by illness, but returned to his
chambers on Wednesday, much im
proved in health.
Supervisor Dniminond. who has
been very ill. came over to WailukU
on Wednesday t attend the uncling
of the supervR-ois. He is much !m
ireed. alt hone h : -1 ill far from well.
Fra:ik and Sam Ilaldwin, Sam Well
ei. Dr. Filz'.'er.Mu. L. von Totnpsky.
Harold l .. ('has. A. Kiee ,ot Kauai.
Waller D.lii.igha.m, of Honolulu, and
oi 'eel's venl to l.aiv.i Wednesday
ni In on a I'i.-hing c-.pc .lit ion.
Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Weslly and two
cVlilren .of IMnhau planiaiio.i, Ha-
the gucts of Mr. and Mrs.
sVh.ienhci g, having arrived
day night from Honolulu
.Mrs. Weslly bad been alielid-
eonvetit ion of chem'sls.
nner Senator ("has. A. I.'ice and
of Lihue, arrived on Maui Tues
morniiig lo visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Kite. Alter a lew uas
1110:1' llol'e, ill'' Will sail mi" li.ix.ii.
v.li.'ie they will be guests of Dr. and
Mrs. Sevto.i, at Jlilo.
M. li. Kiester, bookkeeper 'n the
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elliee of the .Maui t'utiiisnins i o., win.,
went to Honolulu Monday night to
ill" el tils w ile, who iuno " . . .m.
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day morning from (alilornia. mi.
a'l'l Ml.'. I.iesi.'l win ietmii ..mhhv
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and will make their permanent home
Puanene Camp 1
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ladies about a night school which is
being started. He saw the smoke
and rushed in, grabbed Hie burning
oil stove and would have succeeded in
throwv.ig it out but for the fact that
the back door was hooked. In the
momentary delay his lift hand was
quite severely burned and he was
obliged to drop the stove. Hlankets
were hastily obtained and an attempt
made to smother the blaze, but the
flames had in the meanwhile spread
to ihe shelving and walls of the bind
ing. There was then a nidi to save the
belongings of the young ladies, it be
ing plain that the cottage was doom
ed. About half of their effnts were
gotten out, although they lost con-s'-derable
clothing and some valuables.
The young ladies occupying the cot
tare, all of whom were at home at
the time, are Miss Wilson, Miss Wig
gin, M'ss Swi:t and Miss l'routy.
After the fire they went to the Fantom
res.d; nee to spend the night.
When the alarm was received in
WailukU, Deputy Sheriff Cummings
set out in a maeh'ne for the scene, ar
riving there as the house was falling
in. At the same lime that the deputy
sheriff lift there was a rush for the
lire engine. The boy in charge was
away at the moment and the oilier
men started to crank the machine.
After working at it for several min
uter,, Iliey uiseovereu uiui uie miuiu
had not, in the exe'tetmnt, been tinn
ed on. After turning on the switch
the machine started off without crank
ing. The run to Kahuhii was made in
fa;r time, but at that city it was
learned that nil was over, h.o the en
Judge F.dings yesterday
granted the lights of ciliz
i he following persons:
William Kob.rtson, Scoich, assist
ant manager of Honolua Ranch.
C. W. ('.truer, Norwegian, time
keeper at I'a'a plantation.
Antonio Dias I'urtado, Portuguese,
of the Decota market, Lahaina.
Manuel de l'onte, Portuguese, farm
er, of Kula.
Manuel Moniz Tavaivs, Portuguese,
farmer, of Kula.
Called To Account
Teacher "Johnny, if four men are
working eleven hours a day "
Johnnv "Hold on. niiiiiw. Nix on
them non-union problems, please.'
Today's And Latest
WHISKEY AND ANTI-SUFFRAGE WIN
Cincinnati The wets lead ley 3,' 13 in Ohio. Woman suffrage
beaten liv 136.000 votes.
BANNER CORN CROP
Washington The corn crop is i,000,000 bushels above the largest
"JAPANESE VISCOUNT RETURNING HOME
A Pacific Port Japanese Viscount Ishii has arrived here from
COAE TO P.E DISTRIBUTED
Washington Thousands of tons of coal available for emergencies
v ill be distributed to fuel dealers, who will be allowed a small profit.
The coal was contracted for before prices were fixed.
Honolulu--Coiv-'til W oo Huan ol'lieially- exposes a plot of Dr. Sun
Vat Sen to float a loan of $50,(X0.000 wilh which to foment a revolu
tion in China and has advised the ambassador to discourage the purchase
of the bonds. He alleges I hat a certain German influence is the princi
pal. Cable received several days ago, but that contributions were re
ceived two months ago has been made known to officials through a
Francisco Machado has been arrested for stabbing a Filipino wo
man and man at the Occidental hotel. The man is dead. Cipriano
look the woman tront her slayer at w amawa.
Kaiulani school exercises carried out, the chief speech being made
by Senator .Myers, he saying that patriotism, civilization and citizenship
v'ere among the lessons to be learned. Congressmen were present,
hunch this afternoon at the Commercial Club.
Enlisted men 'of the National Guard w ill be admitted to the next
"iheers training camp which will be opened on January 5.
Judge Ash ford takes under advisement motion to dismiss the Inter-i.-land
injunction case. He will render a decision tomorrow.
F. K. hilikalani, clerk in the tax ollicc, is dead, (hilikalani was
a prominent man in the days of the monarchy, being a favorite with
King Kalakaua and Oueen hiliuokalani. He has always been in
gotrnment service, and, more or less, in politics. Ed. Maui News.)
Castle announces that a Red Cross drive is being considered for
Civil Service Commission upholds Sheriff Rose in his discharge
of officer Walohia.
RUSSIA AGAIN IN BREAKERS
London Premier Kerensky has been ousted, and the military
revolutionary committee of Maximilists are in control. The Premier,
fearing his life in danger, fled, and a warrant has been issued for his
arrest. The committee of Maximilists propose immediate peace. The
i'etrograd garrison assisted in the bloodless overthrow of the Kerensky
administration. Revolutionary committee of the soldiers work mens
council is proclaiming that officers not joining the Maximilist movement
shall be arrested. The split in the central committee has been healed
.'.nd a call sent out for a delegate from each 25,000 people. The old
parliament is ordered dissolved.
IN ITALY AND PALESTINE
New York Rome admits that withdrawal on the Italian line con
tinues. Large units are unmolested. Air battle took place at the Taglia
mento. Berlin claims that the Germans have crossed the Lizenza.
river, taking 17,000 prisoners.
There are indications of a general retirement of the Turks in Palestine.
The British have captured Teskrit, 90 miles north of Bagdad.
FILIPINOS CALLED TO EIGHT
Manila Guczon, the Filipino leader, has issued a call to Filipinos
to fight for the United States.
HAMBURG-AMERICAN OFFICES SEIZED
New York The offices of the Hamburg-American steamship line
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ni tins city nave tieen seized uy tne
oyees ordered out.
Honolulu Bob Breckons has
the Berg case.
THURSDAY, NOV UMBER S.
Washington (Delayed) Advancing under the protection of a
ivv barrage, a German raiding parly before daylight on the morning
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it November 6 stormed a trencti
fantry, killing three, wounding five
ording to press despatches and also
The Americans were occupying
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main liouy, lor purposes oi training, ami were suujecieu 10 a ncavy
German bombardment. The German losses in the brush are not known,
.nly one wounded prisoner being
Dead S. Enriglit, Pittsburg;
Merle D. Hayes, Glidden, Iowa.
ton, Mich.; James W. Hopkins, Staunton, Texas; George h. Box, Altus,
Oklahoma; Homer Given, Cloverdale,
Kansas. Captured or missing Sergeant Edward M. llr.lly, Burton's
Stone Point, N. C. ; Corporal N. J. Mulhall, Edwin II. Haines, Wood
worth, Oklahoma; Wm, P. Grigsby, Louisville; E. McDouglas, Marys
ville, Mo.; Daniel B. Gallageer, Blockton, Ala.; John R. Luster, Putt
v iiler, Miss.; Harry Lanham, Chicago; Devey D. Kern, Colina, Iowa;
It is noted that the war department received a despatch from the
commanding general that before daylight on November 3 the salient
occupied by a company of American soldiers for purposes of inspec
tion was raided. Ihe Germans put
on the salient from the rest of the
CONFIDENCE IN RUSSIA
I'etrograd As a preliminary to business, the parliament today
oted to work with the government,
Kerensky a vote of confidence was
An armed detachment, acting
committee, has occupied the telegraph offices in I'etrograd.
NO BLOCK TO
San Francisco Japanese sake
a distilled liquor, in consequence
prohibitted. This is the ruling on the
ter, received by the collector of this port.
CONSCRIPTION TO BE VOTED ON
Melbourne- The government
the question of another conscription of men for the war.
BRAZILIANS AFTER THE GERMANS
Rio Janeiro In return for Brazilian vessels sunk, the House has
adopted bill which provides for reprisals on German subjects. It will
annul contracts with them, prohibit
their banks and commercial business, and interne them.
FEWER VESSELS SUNK
Lmdon I jght vessels over
submarined, this being the smallest
and the French one over and ten under.
THANKSGIVING IN BRITAIN
London King George has named January 6 as a day of prayer and
thanksgiving throughout the British
News By Wireless
united oiaies iiiarsnai anu uie ein-
IN THE CASE
been retained as special counsel in
netu uy a company oi American in
and capturing twelve. This is ac-
information received ny tne war
a small salient, cut otl from their
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taken.. The American losses were as
lames P.. Grenhan, Evansville, Ind. ;
Wounded John J. Smith, hudding-
Alabama; Charles h. Ort, Lyons,
down a heavy barrage tire, cutting
and in response to the appeal of
under orders of the revolutionary
is ruled to be a still wine and not
of which its importation is not
food act clause covering the mat
has decided to submit to referendum
lands concessions to them, control
IdOO tons and four under have been
week yet. Rome reports two under
Pertinent Paragraphs j
Assessor Kunewa wishes to remind
ihe public again this week that taxes
will become delinquent at the close
of office hours next Thursday. If a
tax bill has not been received, the
safe plan ts to rail at the division
or district office,
Mrs. II. H. Penhallow was elected
chairman and Mrs. K. I). Dodge
secretary-treasurer of the Adv'eory
Hoard of the William and Mary Alex
ander Parsonage school, at a meeting
held Wednesday morning.
The "hurry-up-wagon" of the police
department and an auto driven by Y.
Uehida, collided at Church street and
Kalua avenue, Wailuku, Friday even
ing, resulting in a smashed wheel and
other injuries to the official car and
slight damage to the Japanese
niach'ne The corner is what Is cnll
ed a "blind" one and the accident
could hardly have been avoided.
More Lumber Arrives
The schooner Rlakeley arrived at
Kahului about noon Wednesday from
Dellingham, Wash., bringing a million
feet of nor'west lumber.
A further reduction of 20 cents a
thousand is announced on the retail
price of th!,s lumber.
P.ONAR LAW TALKS
Manchester Bonar Law makes speech in which he says Britain's
overseas forces are 3,000,000. Airplane production in a year has trebled.
German submarine campaign is futile.
THREE BILLION AWAY OVERSUBSCRIBED
Washington The total of Liberty Loan subscriptions was $4,617,
532 300, from 9,000,000 subscribers. Half of the oversubscribed sum,
,r $808,766,150, will be accepted and the other half returned to sub
scribers. . .
Secretary McAdoo denies a rumor that the third loan will be called
for in January.
Washington In his special Thanksgiving proclamation President
W ilson says: "Amidst the darkness gathered we see the great blessings
bestowed by God. We are given
i ,,f tr,1a-.r ;c in 3v:iken
pray Almighty God that in all humbleness we may look to him for
guidance, be kept constant in spirit and service, that in His good time
liberty, security, peace, comraaesnip anu common justice may uv. vuUU.
safed to all nations". i
THE ITALIAN WITHDRAWAL
c,.: ow tbe withdrawal from the Taerliamento is no cause
fr w-nrrv nnd it has alwavs been
that German figures of prisoners taken is correct.
rnrlnrnn has been reinforced bv British and French and it is believ
ed that he will make a stand at the
iT.,i..t,, rY.rTrf.cciYii.n arrived this morninc and were met by
jiuiiuiuiu b o. t r
the committee and taken to the Moana, getting acquainted. Governor
calls luncheon at Commercial Club instead of Hikilau tomorrow.
Carl Smith is allowed $2,000 for
C. G. Ballentyne accepts management of Montana-Bingham.
Rev. Arris proposes to push prohibition in the Islands.
IndiTc Ash ford says not satisfied with recommendations in the the
matter of Richard Smart increase.
Decision Harbor Board has
place the Forbes amusement park
Two ton weight decapitates
the Elders building.
One more trip for the steamship JUaui, taking congressmen nome.
Matsonia officers have taken oaths as naval officers.
BRITISH CAPTURE GAZA
London British armies in Palestine captured Gaza, coast city, fifty
miles from Jerusalem.
Washington Loan applications
dications nearly five billions.
GERMANS HAMMERING ITALIANS
T r.minn Vi n P.crman armies noundinir the Italian front, in elTort
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to overrun Venetian plains. Possibility that the Austrian fleet may co
operate. Berlin claims that the Italians are retreating on the Venetian
plains, thousands taken prisoner.
Rome announces withdrawal
New York Mayor Mitchell
32,000 ahead half state.
war mission arrived at a British port headed by Colonel House, of
Texas. Benson, General Bliss, Crosby, of treasury, McCormick, Colby,
shipping, Taylor, food.
Lansinir says essentially a war
and secure highest efficiency.
Postoihce department announces
ed letters issued.
Distilled liquors shut off import inspection customs, except V lrgin
Control of bakers and licensing soon. Food pledges, 8,000,000.
WEDNESDA Y, NOVEMBER 7.
London Amsterdam reports that Central Powers are preparing"
an offer to the Entente before December proposing a conference at
Berne. The matter came before the House of Commons last night, on
motion by Lees Smith, Liberal, that "No obstacle be placed in way of
preliminary negotiations". The House, led by Balfour, overwhelming
voted down the suggestion. Balfour declines any peace talk of any
CONGRESSMEN VISIT TROOPS
American Front In France Congressional party visited troops
yesterday and witnessed maneuvers. Found army cheerful.
FINLAND TO BE REPUBLIC
London A I'etrograd despatch states that Government decides
that Finland shall be declared a republic, with executive powers vested
in an elected ruler, Russia to retain foreign treaty-making w ith any other
FIRST SCANDINAVIAN ARRIVES
An Atlantic Port The first Scandinavian vessel to arrive in several
months reached here today, bringing 1200 passengers.
The American schooner Charles R.
Wilson, Captain Martin, arrived at
Kahului late yesterday from Belllng"
ham, Wash., bringing about 400,000
feel of lumber. When discharged she
will sail for Levuka to load copra for
The Matsonia will arrive during
Sunday from IDlo to take the National
C-uard companies to Honolulu, sailing
from Kahului at 5 p. m.
The Wilhelmina will arrive at Ka
hulu Friday or Saturday of next week.
The Chicago Shipbuilding Co.,
launched the first boat In the United
States to be built under the direction
of the Emergency Fleet Corporation
Oct. 13. Frank L. La Marshe, gener
al superintendent of the yards at 101st
Street and Calument River, South
Chicago, had charge of the cere
monies. The boat is 261 ft. over all,
has a 43 13 ft. beam, a depth of 20 ft.
and a capacity of hOOO tons. It was
named the War Hound. Two other
boats are be.ng constructed In the
same yards, and men are working
day and night to finish them. The
Iron Age, Oct. 18, 3017.
"Brevity Is the soul of wit," ob
served the sage.
"Maybe," replied the fool, "but I
never feel very witty when I am
short." Milwaukee Sentinel.
tne opportunity io seivc inaiiis.iiivi,
PTe.it national earnestness. Let us
Cadorna's plan. He does not believe
his expenses m tne Kicnaru smart
Waiktki amusement park project re
iuanuci carvaino, eievator snau m
announcement in few days; in
in good order in tne direction oi ii- .
was beaten two to one. Suffrage
of the State Denartment American
conference to complete coordination
thirteen cents stamps on register