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- H EXT WEEK'S MAILS From The Coast Groat Northern, July 10; Wllholmlnn, July 14; Siberia Maru, July 14; Lurllne, July 17. For The Coast Shlnyo .Maru, July 10; Niagara, July 10; Maul July 14. The present problem of making the world safe for civilization Is more serious than was the question of mak. Ing It safe for democracy four years ago. Frank Comcrford. 21st YEAR NO. 1060. WAILUKU, MAUI COUNTY, HAWAII, FRIDAY, JULY 9, 1920. PRICE 7 CENTS Bevins Wins First Round From Burr Snpreme Court Sustains Habeas Corpus Action In Coutempt Case Mittimus Faulty Disbarment Matter Still To He Determined County Attorney E. It. Bevins won out in his habeas corpus case in the supreme court last week, when thnt , tribunal handed down a decision hold ing that Judge Burr's mittimus against Bevins was faulty. The county attorney was ordered dis charged from custody. Bevins had failed to pay the $50 fine ior alleged contempt of court, and Judge Burr had ordered his arrest and confinement in Jail for 30 days on a mittimus. The syllabus of tho opinion of the higher court is as follows : "A recital in a mittimus that the accused 'in a contemptuous and In sulting manner made cer tain statements intimating, and in i tending to intimate, tho incompetency of the Judge,' etc., is not a compliance with the provisions of section 45G H. L. 1915 which provides that 'whenever any person shall .be adjudged guilty of any contempt or sentenced there for, the particular circumstances of . the offense shall bo fully set forth in such Judgment and in -"reorder & warrant of commitment. "The language itself should be set out in the mittimus to enable the re viewing court to determine whether the judge of the court below properly assumed that tho petitioner intimated, or Intended to intimate, the inconv petency of tho judge. "The right to punish for direct con tempt is inherent in every court of record and it is doubtful if that right can be taken away by legislative en nctment, but tho procedure is purely statutory and compliance with the statute in respect thereto must be had.'" In reviewing the case, Chief Justice Coke, who wrote tho opinion, con cludes: "In the present case the mittimus by failing to set forth tho particular circumstances of the offense does not meet the requirements of the statute, hence the petitioner must bo discharg ed from custody and It is so ordered." Mandamus Matters This Week It is possible that tho supreme court has by this time also passed upon Bevin's alternative writ of mandamus, which was to have come up on Wed nesday, in which Judge Burr had been ordered by the higher court to show cause why the county attorney should bo deprived of the privileges of practicing his profession and of exercising his duties as county at torney. Judge Burr, it will bo recall ed, declined to permit Bevins to practice in his court pending the qon cluslon of the proceedings for disbar ment which the court has ordered the Attorney General to institute against him. Bevins last week secured an al ternative writ of mandamus designed to secure his reinstatement. Up to last report from Honolulu, the action for disbarment had not been begun by Attorney General Irwin, but It is expected tliat this will start soon. ILLICIT BOOZE GETS COCKETT INTO TROUBLE "Bill" Cockett, reputed to be a bad actor whenever ho can mix up witli jJiUni" boQ?e, was before Judge Mc Kay on Tuesday, considerably the worse for wear from an encounter with "Big Kahuku," of Lahaina, at Sunday's ball game. Kahuku is a wrestler of some note, but is reputed to be of a generally inoffensive dis position, except when somebody else starts something, which Cockett Is alleged to have done on this occasion. Cockett's faco boro unmistakable evi dences of hard usage when he faced his honor. But It was not tho Sunday fracas that brought Bill into court. Ho was arrested on complaint of Manuel Enos, who alleges that Cockett came to his house and did him up on last Saturday. Enos showed tho effects of the encounter, and Cockett pleaded guilty and paid a fine of 325 and costs. He Ib alleged to havo njixed into a family quarrel In which he should have had no concern. Cockott returned some months ago from service (luring tliOj war in tho navy. He Is said to havovmado a good voir blue-Jacket. Races And Baseball Are Financial Success The total paid attendance at the races and ball game last Monday was $3478. It is estimated that, with thf. Can.nery Expected To KcIieVC free admission of attendants and o A- Situation In Another Week II. F. ers the actual number of person' in tho grounds during tho day ma up wards of 5000. Tho gross returns from admissions and grand-stand amounted to $3G33.75 and tho net proceeds after paying purses and various expo Acs will bo probably something less than $500. The grandstand was fyled to capaci ty shortly after 10 o'clock and hun dreds of persons w-e turned nway when the sale of sats was stopped. The need for bleaccrs or other seat ing arrangements 'as so clearly dem onstrated that there is no 'doubt that steps will be taken to provide for large attendance before the fair next fall. Base Ball Paid Way S The Walklkl-AU-Maul base ,j'all games drew good crowds and paid all expenses in splto of the fact that th" game at the fair grounds ,on Monday brought in no returns, 'ne games at Lahaina and WallKil, howevc brought in a gross rvenuc of $704.70, and after paying the $350 guaranteed tho vislto " and entertainment and tranDi , and other costs, the abiotic department reports a surplus above expenses of $43.I. Durnejts Trans-Continental Ca I Finally Gets Home Dr. C. P. imrney, of the Kula Sani tarium, received by the Manoa, last Friday, his Packard automobilo with which ho made tho tour of the con tinent last fall. The car was shipped by rail from New York to San Fran cisco and has been about G months on tho road; but it is apparently in good condition and tho Doctor was able to drive .from the wharf at Kahulul with out even having to replenish tho gas oline supply. Dr. Durney, with his wife and chil dren, drove from San Francisco to Now York, via Los Angeles and the southern route, stopping in Kentucky for several weeks. They crossed the Alleghanles in mid December, on roads so icy that skid chains had to be kept on the wheels for 1600 miles. A total of 4000 miles was covered on tho trip, which was made with practi cally no car trouble and but one puncture. Tho air In tho front tires, Dr. Durney says Is the same that was in them when he left Kula, last Octo ber. WATCH YOUR STEPl Director Harold Rice of the 1920 Maui County Fair told the fair associ ation yesterday that besides the ter rltorlal convict gang, Sheriff Crowell had put the county prisoners at the committee's disposal for labor in mak ing the needed improvements of the Kahulul fair grounds. "But," Mr. Rice continued, "We still need about 20 more prisoners, and these Sheriff Crowell has promised to get for us." Tho Maul lodge of the Order of Owls is preparing for a big luau and dance to be given at tho Paia Orp heum, probably on Saturday afternoon and ovening of next week. Tho mem bers are planning to make this one of the most important events in the lodge's history. Fifty school boys from Honomu school, members of Troop G Boy Scouts, under Scoutmaster Y. Tanl moto, left to work for two months at tho Haiku Pineapple Canneries en the Island of Maui, yesterday morn ing. Hilo Post-Herald. An error was mado in reporting the automobile accident at the corner of Main and High streets last Friday af ternoon, In that tho Walluku Vul canizing Co.'s car was not making a turn at tho corner, as stated, but was crossing Main street from tho north side of High. Tho Maui Hotel build ing prevented Miss McVay from see ing tho other car until it was too lato for her to stop as sho was coming down tho hill. The corner is consid ered a dangerous one from tho fact that drivers are not able to see each other. Pineapple Season bearing Its Apex & P. Co., Handling Tremendous Tonnage Can shortage $ Within another week tho pineapple crop t)f tho Haiku district Is expected to be at its height, and to hold tho high water mark for perhaps tho rust of his month. For the past week or 10 days tht Haiku Fruit & Packing Co.'s cannery has been working to about full capacity but has managed to keep slightly ahead of the big ton nage wVfch is pouring in upon it. ' Asffiigh as 370 tons of fruit havo be A handled in one day and this will p jably be exceeded next week. Near ,i '10,000 cases have been packed on one or two days in the past week. Tho now cannery of the Pauwela Pineapple Co., which has been delay ed to considerable extent by dllllculty in getting building materials, Is now under steam, and the machinery is rapidly being placed. It Is expected that It will begin canning within the next few days, and after it has caught tho swing will bo able to greatly relievo tho situation. Tho new Baldwin Canneries at La haina, has boon working well up to Its capacity for the past two weeks. Tile season Is a little earlier on West Maul so that tills pack is somewhat further along than on the wlndwaid side. The fruit is brought in from Honolua by rail. Boy Scouts Helping More than a -hundred boys from Hilo, most of them belonging to the Boy Scouts organization, came over last Friday and Monday llights lo work In tho canneries. Part of them are at the Haiku Fruit and the rest at the Pauwela Co.'s plant. Tho com panies also have a lot of school girls and others quartered in dormitories, and several big trucks dally bring capacity loads of workers from Paia and return them there at night. The pack of this island will be far the largest on on record here, but from plantings already made it will be greatly exceeded next year. Can Shortage Feared Some uneasiness has been occasion ed by the difficulty of the American Can Co., which makes all of the cans used in the Islands, to get delivery of tin plate, owing to the recent labor difficulties on the mainland. Tho Hai ku factory is said to have plate for but two or three weeks, and scarcely any cans mado up ahead. National Geographic Head To Come To Maui Hon. Gilbert Grosvenor, director of the National Geographical Society, and editor of tho National Geographic Magazine, published in Washington, is expected to arrive on Maui on Mon day, July 19, for the purpose of be coming familiar with Maul's attrac tions and to get pictures for use in connection with a special number of his magazine on Hawaii. Ho will be accompanied by his wife and will be hero about a week. W. O. Aiken, who will bo chief guide to the distinguished visitors, states that Dr. Grosvenor wishes to make tho trip through the crater and to visit all the other imporant points of interest. It is probable that a banquet will be given by tho chamber of commerco for Dr. Grosvenor dur ing his visit. Criticism of tho decorations on the front of flic court house caused their chango before tho Fourth of July was over. The bunting put up at first was very distinctly red, white, and black tho German colors. Poor dyes in the bunting had been tho cause of the bluo to chango to a deep, funeral black. Tho United States training ship Brookdalo has "been at Kaanapali for the past sevoral days discharging car go and taking on sugar. Sho came hero from Pugot Sound via Honolulu, md has moro than, 100 young cadets on board who aro being trained for the morchant marine. This is tho Brookdalo's second trip to Maul. Fair Association NowSlear0fDebt Platoons Pay $62,250 And More fo Come Plans For Improve ments To Cost Upwards Of $25,000 ' The receipt of $42,750 from tho Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., and $19,500 from tho Maul Agricul tural Co., was reported at the meeting cf the Maui County Fair & Racing Association yesterday afternoon by Treasurer D. C. Lindsay. This $63,250 represents 75 cents on each ton of sugar produced this year by these two companies, nd is given uncondition ally to the fair association. The de- cislon to do this was announced in these columns two weeks ago. Treasurer Lindsay's report further showed that this donation not only wiped out tlie entire indebtedness of the organization, leaving it with splendid property of at least $100,000 value, but also with a cash surplus of $450.42. More Money Expected It was stated at yesterday's meeting that there seemed every reason to belleye that the Walluku Sugar Co., will also subscribe to the association 75 cents per ton on its outturn, wjich will amount to some $11,000 more. This company has not taken action on the matter on account - of the absence until a few days ago, of E. Faxson Bishop, president, who has been on the mainland. If this nmouiu 1b forthcoming, It will give the organi zation a good start towards carrying out the plans offrurther improving tho grounds and buildings before the fair next fall. Plans For Future In this connection Harold Rico, director of the 1920 fair to bo held the latte'r part of October, outlined the plans which his committee has in mind for preparing for tho fair. These include the construction of a perman ent livestock building to cost $10,000, a cottage for tho care-taker of the grounds to cost $7000, a palm and fern lath house to cost $750, bleachers to cost $1500, and water piping cost ing about $2000; or in all $21,250. Besides this a large amount of fill ing is to be done, besides the con struction of tennis courts, a swimming pool, and other improvements, but most of this work is to be done by prison labor and no charge was al lowed for this. The meeting approved the plans and also voted to give Rico and his assistants full authority of the associ ations property until after tho fair. Maui Livestock Men To Form Association Plans are on foot for tho organizing on Maui of a livestock breeders' as sociation, to Include all classes of livestock men, not excepting those in terested in poultry and rabbits. Tho new organization is to supercede all other associations, such as the swine breeders' association. A meeting is to bo held soon at which .the matter will bo taken up In earnet, and to which all persons in terested In tho production of pure blooded livestock will bo invited. S. A. Baldwin will be chairman to call tho first meeting. ELECTION PROCLAIMED August 14 is tho date fixed by the board of supervisors for the special election to fill tho vacancy caused by the death of Pia Cockett. Anybody may get his name upon the ballot by petition of 25 electors and $25 deposit ed with the territorial secretary 20 days beforo the election. Persons otherwise qualified as voters will not be able to vote unless they get their names on the new register. ARMY DOCTORS BARRED Tho department headquarters of the army has issued a bulletin forbidding army doctors to engage In private practico except in cases of emergency, or outside of army office hours. STEVEDORES SCARCE Stevedores aro scarce on the Hono lulu waterfront, duo. it is said, to the high rate of wages boing paid by the sugar plantations. Wailuku Theaters Are To Be Completely Rebuilt The contract will probably be let this week for the reconstruction of tho Valley Isle, or "Hip" theater on Market street, by Manager P. H. Ross, and the work will be started ai soon as tho materials can be got on the ground by tho contractor. During the several weeks that the house Is being remodeled the old Orpheum, on Main street will bo used. Manager Ross states that with the temporary repairs and center roof supports which havo been put in tho latter place, that it is entirely safe. With tho exception of the roof, the Hip theater will be practically rebuilt and greatly improved in appearance. One feature will be the large and com modious balcony to bo put in seating 250. Tills will contain tho best seats in tho house. Entrances to this bal cony will bo from the street. The entire upper part of tho building will be of lattice work which will provide abundance of ventilation. Emergency exits, with concrete walks to the street, will also be put In. The front of tho building will be especially attractive, being in stucco, with tasteful ornaments. It is the plan of the Wcllor com pany to follow up this improvement with tho rebuilding of tho Orpheum, which will bo used probably several nights a week for high class pictures and entertainments. Haiku Sub-Station Has Seed For Distribution The Agricultural Extension Division of the Hawaii Experiment Station, at the Haiku Sub-Station, Haiku, Maul, offers for distribution for fall plant ing, the following seeds of new crops that havo shown up unusually well during the past year: For the low-lands and middle area3 cuttings of the following cassava vari eties aro offered in lots of 25 cuttings per applicant! 1. Sweet, white, early maturing culinary cassava. 2S Bitter red, later maturing, stock feed variety cassava. 3. Mertin's intermediate cas sava. 4. "Wiebke" cassava. A new variety introduced from Kauai and promising to be superior any of tho above for culinary, feeding and starch manufacturing pur poses.' Tho above varieties, harvested at the end of 15 months, on Juno 15 at tho Haiku Sub-Station yielded as fol lows: No. 1, 33C0 lbs.; No. 2, 21.3G0; No. 3, 7014; No. 4, 17.7CG lbs., per acre of clean roots. These results were obtained on rough pineapple land. without fertilization and llttlo or no cultlvationtisido from tho initial plow ing under of tho old pineapple slumps and one cross-plowing. Under favora ble conditions, tho above yields shouls bo doubled. . 5. New Era Bantam Yellow flint poultry corn. This new corn, developed at the Haiku Sub-Station, took first prize for best 100 lbs., shelled corn, at the Second Maul County Fair, 1919. It has been widely distributed over the Territory, as well as from sea level to an altitude of 3000 ft. on Maui. Reports thus far received have invariably spoken very fav orably of tl"Y results obtained from this vety. At tho Haiku Sub-Station, it has yielded at the rate of about 50 bushels per aero in S5" days from planting, and dur ing an extremely dry season. In Kula, where usually only tho large lato maturing Kula typo of hyblrd corn has thrived this variety yield ed almost as well. However, at Mr. William F. Poguo's Makawao farm, tho yield from one-fourth acres he advises us, has been ex tremely heavy, approximately doubling the above yields. This variety of corn is believed to bo especially adapted to poultry feed ing ns tho grain is small and' of higher nltrigonous or protoln con tent than ordinary corn. C. New Era early maturing heavy seeding pigeon pea. This is Hawaii's new wonder crop. It thrives throughout tho dryest sea sons and In soils too poor to pro duce a paying crop of corn. Whon (Continued on Page 8.) East Maui Has Big Fourth Celebration liana, Kipahulu, Kaupo And Naliiku Join In Sports And Luau One Of Biggest Day In History Of District. (Special to Maul News.) HANA, July C The 5th of July, was a gala day for Huna and sho did her self proud, when in conjunction with the towns of Kipahulu, Kaupo and Na lilku, she put on a series of events that would have been a credit to any community. Very early in the day the crowd be gan to arrive and soon tho town was full to overflowing of Visitors. The sports, consisting of canoe, foot and swimming races, lasted until 1 o'clock, when some 500 people sat down to a grand luau, consisting of all the Hawaiian delicacies, at the public school house. After every one had his fill, came the baseball match, between the Kipahulu team In their natty uniforms, and the Hana team, resulting In a close victory for the Kipahulu boys. The evening wound up with a free moving picturo show and a dance. Too much praise cannot be given to tho committee in charge of tho affair, as also to tho Kipahulu boys who furnished such beautiful music for the dance. Nothing occurred to mar tho pleasures, of the day and all went home thoroughly satisfied and happy. SCHOOL FOR ENGLISH CLASS Vaughan MacCaughey, superintend ent of public instruction has recom mended to the department of public instruction that after September 13. Central Grammar school resume Its original status as a school for English speaking children only .but without disturbing the presont enrollment, also that the two new permanent schools provided for Honolulu by the last Legislature be made schools for Eng lish speaking children. DR. MURRAY DIES Dr. II. V. Murray, an old resident of Honolulu and a veteran of the war, died in San Francisco, following an ill, til in ii,w. ni'i'iii ii in it in nnvipnsnr . ---o 1 ...... ... , ceiveu in Honolulu last week. Dr .Murray was the son-in-law of Mrs E. C. Cunha. He was a native of Nova Scotia, and was born Juno 8, 18G7. The monthly meeting of the Hoa loha Club will be held next Friday afternoon July 10, at tho Paia Com munity House. A cordial invitation is extended to all the ladies of Maul to eomo and bring their friends and enjoy a pleasant hour together good progiam good "eats." USE OF WATER BEING LIMITED Notices aro being issued by A. Gar cia, waterworks superintendent, limit ing the use of county water for irrigat ing lawns to between the hours of and 8 a. in., and 4 and G p. m. Tho cause of the shortage is duo to tho excessive amount of water being used as tho weather becomes dryer, and not to a scarcity of water at tho in take. Tho milo section of G-inch pipe to the reservoir is too small to keep up tho supply, according to the super intendent. Philip Mendosa, of Kahnlui, and Rosa Perry, of Wailuku, were arrest ed for drunkenness on tho 4th. Both men were rolcascd on $12 bail each, and each one later forfeited the mo ney by falling to nppenr for trial In tho local police ourt on Tuesday hnornlng. Both are Porto Ricans. PASTORS FROM ORIENT FOR OAHU So successful havo been tho efforts of Methodist plantation pastors, un dor tho direction' of Dr. D. II. Klein fcltcr, in charge of Methodist Mis sions, that Bishop Leonard has in structed Dr. Klelnfelter to go to tho Orient to solect other pastors of vari ous nationalities to come to Hawaii. English-speaking married men only will bo chosen, six Filipinos, four Jap anese, and two Koreans are needed, in addition to threo Filipino deacon esses and two Filipino nurses.