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THE MAUI NEWS, FN 1 DAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1917. Supervisors Hold Monthly Sessions (Continued from page 5) THURSDAY'S MEETING 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 regular meeting. 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. Keeess taken. AFTERNOON SESSION 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 motion. 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 Sanitarium: 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 and carried. 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. Personal Mention I'. .1. (loudness went to the city Fri day evening, returning Saturday n'ght. 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- v. aii. 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. ici or Wednei 111. 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 . . , , , ..... T . . 1 elliee of the .Maui t'utiiisnins i o., win., went to Honolulu Monday night to ill" el tils w ile, who iuno " . . .m. : 1 ...-,..1 day morning from (alilornia. mi. a'l'l Ml.'. I.iesi.'l win ietmii ..mhhv . . . '. 1 1 . .iiiif and will make their permanent home in WailuKU. Fire Destroys Puanene Camp 1 Teachers' Cottage (Continued from Dage One.) 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 gine returned. Five Naturalized Judge F.dings yesterday granted the lights of ciliz morning nshii) to 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.' Puck. Today's And Latest (Continued from 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 in history.' "JAPANESE VISCOUNT RETURNING HOME A Pacific Port Japanese Viscount Ishii has arrived here from Washington. 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. THURSDAY EVENING 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 local paper. 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 Christmas week. 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 1 -It... TT .. 1 .1.-1 1 .1 ni tins city nave tieen seized uy tne oyees ordered out. BRECKONS 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 . . ....I . . . . i- ... it November 6 stormed a trencti fantry, killing three, wounding five ording to press despatches and also Ypartment. The Americans were occupying iic ,- . 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 follows : 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; Keddou (unidentified). 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 Page One.) 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 1 1 '.......I ... I 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 line. and in response to the appeal of given. under orders of the revolutionary JAPANESE SAKE 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 empire. n ,,.., 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. WILSON'S PROCLAMATION 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 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 matter. 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 plan. 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. LOAN FIVE Washington Loan applications dications nearly five billions. GERMANS HAMMERING ITALIANS T r.minn Vi n P.crman armies noundinir the Italian front, in elTort J I ' M. . . - - - ' - 1 O ' 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 enzoh. MITCHELL WAS New York Mayor Mitchell 32,000 ahead half state. AMERICAN WicblncTtfin Armniinrement 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 Islands. f 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 nature now. 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 lowers. FIRST SCANDINAVIAN ARRIVES An Atlantic Port The first Scandinavian vessel to arrive in several months reached here today, bringing 1200 passengers. Kahului Shipping 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 Coast. 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. tt No Joke "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 Piaze river. his expenses m tne Kicnaru smart . Waiktki amusement park project re iuanuci carvaino, eievator snau m BILLIONS announcement in few days; in in good order in tne direction oi ii- . BADLY BEATEN was beaten two to one. Suffrage WAR MISSION of the State Denartment American conference to complete coordination thirteen cents stamps on register A'