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'A- , WAILUKU WEATHER THE NEXT MAILS Max. Mln. R'fall gjL From the Coast: Saturday, No rainfall. M Monday President Cleveland. 22nd. YEAR No. 1228. DAILY MAUI NEWS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1922. PRICE 5 CENTM 4) 7 1 Another Suit For is Is Filed Complaint Tells Ugly Story And Prohibition Officer In Interview Denies Important Allegations Action In the rorm of trespass on east) wns marled yesterday afternoon In the circuit court by the illing of a complaint .on behalf of Manuel Abreu against E. C. S. Crabbe and James C. Moriyaina by Murphy and Weaver, attorneys. Damages in the sum of $10,000 are asked. The complaint illeil yesterday after noon alleges that on December 5 the defendants without proper warrant and authority entered on the promis es .of the plaintiff in the District of Makawao which piomises were a dwelling house used exclusively for the purposes of such dwelling. It asserts that the wife of the plainlHF was pregnant and that such condition was made known to the defendants but that they searched the premises and as a result the wife of the plain tiff was made ill and gave premature birth to her child. Crabbe Denies ' Orabbo when questioned yesterday afternoon after the tiling of the suit, denied all the allegation set forth in the complaint. He asserts that a search warrant had been procured before his entrance upon the premis es in question from District Magis trate Paclic-o at the Makawao Court house. This warrant was served, he aid. The prohibition officer said upon reaching the premises of Abreu he approached the house. At his knock on tho door a girl appeared whom ho asked If Abreu was there anil she re plied that he was not. He then asked for Mrs. Abreu and the girl said she was at home but sick. Crabbe asserts im !inltnd the cirl if Mrs. Abreu was ?vory sick and the girl replied "No." , "May I see her," asked Crabbe. The girl, lie says, replied that he could and Crabbe entered the room where Mrs. Abreu lay in bed. Finds Woman Sick Crabbe said he asked tho Mrs. Abreu if she was very sick and athat she replied in the negative, adding that she had given premature birth to a child two weeks previously. The officer then, according to his story, told her that ho was sorry as he had a search warrant and was about to search tho premises. Sho replied that she could not get up and go with him, to which Crabbe nodded his assent and asked that the girl be allowed to go with him which she did. The search did not take long, for the officer had been well informed as to the position oi" an alleged liquor "cellar".Tho spot was found, some earth scraped from the top and the door lifted, revealing two barrels which, although they contaiued no liquor gave out a strong order of mash, Crabbe alleges. No search of the house was made, he added, and said further that the most courteous treatment was given, owing to Mrs. Abreu being ill. Yesterday morning Crabbe, while on other business at Makawao he met Abreu and told him the circum stances of the case. Abreu then de nised that tho premature birth had occurcd two weeks prior, declaring if had been shortly after Crabbe left the premises when tho girl returned to the house and informed Mrs. Abreu that Crabbe had found the hole or cellar. Tho woman fainted upon being told, Abreu said, and the pre mature birth occurcd. Crabbe emphatically declared that ivt no timo was he told of the nature of the woman's Illness, adding, that had he known ho would not have ex cerolsed tho authority vested in him .it that time but would, have waited .mtll the woman had recovored. tt CREDITS FOR FARMERS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 Rural credits legislation, said to have tho uppert of the administration, was in .oduced in both sonate and house a.orday. The measures propose i lie establishment of a farm credits .'apartment as part of tho present .inn bureau and would mako $G0, i 10,000 available through the federal .serve banks for farm loans of from x months to three years. Wasalua Gets Back On Paying Basis And Ewa Pays 18 Percent (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. 7 Dividend de clarations were made by Ewa and Waialua plantation companies yester day, the companion companies of the Ca"stle and Cooke agency. Waialua's declaration Is the first dividend payment by that company in more than a year and Is for two per cent payable December 1G, and one half of one per cent a month in Janu ary and thereafter until further notice. Ewa announced a dividend of three percent payable December 31 in addi tion to the special two percent divi dends which It has been paying since October and the regular one percent dividends it has been paying since July. These will bring Ewa's divi dends for the year up to 18 percent. Directors of Ewa announced that tho company will return to a one per cent basis in January. PROHIBITION IN HAWAII (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. G The United States Attorney's office announced to day, following the news of a request or $9,000,000 from congress for pro hibition enforcement in the next fiscal year, the violators of the prohibition law in the territory paid fines aggre gating $54,057 in the year ending June 30 and tho court heard 400 liquor cases in that year. :: Pacific Coast Ball Magnate Disbarred (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 6 The na tional association of professional base ball leagues, in session here, today barred William II. Klepper, President of the Portland, Oregon, baseball club, forever from participation in the as sociation's affairs. Klepper was charged with filing a false statement relative to the capital stock of the Ta coma club which he organized. John H. Farrell, secretary of the association said Klepper misrepresent ed the paid-in capital stock of the club in a statement filed last Febru ary. The Tacoma club was disbanded before the close of last season, leav ing salaries of the players unpaid. When claims were presented to the association's board of arbitration, the financial affairs were disclosed. Kene saw M. Landis, baseball commission er, last spring placed Klepper on the ineligible list until 1925 for an alleged attempt to defraud the Seattle Club out of the services of William Ken worthy. -a- HUGE INSURANCE BOUGHT (ASSOCIATED PRESS) NEW YORK, Dec. 7. The reports of 158 insurance companies, given at a convention hero of tho association of life insurance company presidents, showed the American people are buy ing $9,300,000,000 of new insurance each year which is $000,000,000 more than was purchased in 1912. At tho end of 1922 it is estimated the total amount in forco will be $50,000,000, 000. VETRINARIANS CONFER (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. C Two territo rial vetrinarians conferred today in tho office of the board of agriculture and forestry on the need of a new territorial appropriation to imdemnify owners of cattle destroyed becauso afflicted with tuberculosis. The fund .of $50,000 appropriated by the last legislature has been exhausted. 'lilioy are also considering tho sub ject of control of hog cholera and government control of tho importa tion of vaccines for tho treatment of cattle. SETTLERS PICK LOTS (ASSOCIATED PRESSl HONOLULU, Dec. 7 Thirteen of the 20 families of selected settlers in tho Molokai rehabilitation project have picked their lots and the remaining families will bo placed as soon as the land is cleared. Four 'families are already living on their land and five othors aro living with persons near their places whllo working on their lots, housos and ! homes, the homes commission an ! nounces. S- National Guard Will Play Here (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Honolulu, Dec. 7 The National Guard football squad Is planning to come to Maui for a game with a Maui eleven. The Guard team will leave Honolulu immediately after next Sunday's gpire, accord ing to the report receivsd It is possible that the Guard team may visit Hilo also. Members Shot Down On Way To Session Of Irish Parliament (ASSOCIATED PRESS) DUBLIN, Dec. 7 President Cos grocu announced to parliament when it assembled today that Deputy Sean Hales had been shot and killed and Deputy Patrick O'Mally seriously wounded as they were en route to Dublin for the assembly of the free state parliament. Other disorders accompanying the convening of parliament included the throwing of a powerful bomb at a military car. The bomb missed its mark and exploded nearby wounding two men and two women. The per petrator escaped. Ulster Says Out BELFAST, Dec. 7. Ulster's parlia ment today voted to "contract out" of the Irish Free State as Ulster is permitted to do under the Anglo-Irish treaty. Score Thought Dead, Ships Lost, Report (ASSOCIATED PRESS) PRINCE RUPERT, 3. C, Dec. 7 A score or more of men were given up as lost when government cutters and fishing craft returned hero. today after days of unsuccessful search for four vessels, long overdue at this port. Three of the missing boats had cleared as American vessels and the the other, Canadian. DISCLOSE HUGE STRIKE . (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 Local police say that papers seized in a raid on the harbor district last night dis close I. W. W. plans to agitate strikes In all Pacific Coast ports beginning with New Year's Day. -tt- STEAMERS COLLIDE (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LONDON, Dec. 7. The steamer George Washington was damaged to day by a collision with the freighter Clyne Rocks but was able to proceed to Bremen. ' GOVERNOR DENIES CHARGES (ASSOCIATED PRESS) OXFORD, Miss., Dec. 7 Governor Russell in tho federal court yesterday denied tho allegations of wrongs made by Miss JFrances Blrkhead, his former stenographer, who Is suing him for $100,000. On tho witness stand the girl reiter ated hor chargo cf seduction and oth er allegations contained in her com plaint. NEW BONUS BILL (ASSOCIATED PRERS) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 Represen tative Foster of Ohio has introduced a new Soldiers Bonus Bill which is similar in many respects to the one passed by congress and vetoed by tho President at the last regular session. COLOMBIA GETS CHECK (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 Tho United States yesterday gave Colombia a check for $5,000,000 tho first payment of tho $25,000,000 provided under the treaty us damages for tho construction of tho Isthmian Canal by the Panama route. tt- MOVIE STAR ILL (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LOS ANGELES. Dec. 7 Miss Pur viance, leading woman of Charley Chaplin is reported as seriously 111 I with pleurosy. Kahului Project Will Be Favored By Maj. Johnson Will Make Recommendation To Washington and Expects Provision To Be Made For Survey As To Cost (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. 7 MaJ. W. A: Johnson, head of the army engineers office in the department of Hawaii, said this morning that hs would sub mit recommendations to the chief of the United States engineers for fur ther improvements to Kabulul, Maui. If such recommendations be approved. He said a preliminary investigation will probably be ordered by congress. Major Johnson said he believed there should be a continuation of the breakwaters and further dredglr.g cf the harbor. As reported from Washington the recommendations of the engineer i' de partment for improvements for har bors and waterways of the Territory of Hawaii made no provision for those desired for Kahului harbor, providing only for Honolulu, Hilo md Nawlliwi II, Kauai. The above dispatch indicates that further recommendations may be made by the engineers department and an appropriation be inserted in the measure before It is introduced into congress. Tho procedure would appear to be a survey to determine what the costs would.be, the expense of such survey being included in tho Rivers and Harbors Bill of this ses sion and upon the completion of such survey and report an appropriation for the project itself to be included In the next following rivets and har bors appropriations. B Forecasts Collapse Washington Treaty (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LAUSANNE, Dec. 7 Tchitohorin to day told the conference that the al- lied proposals for the regulation of the Dardanelles would necessitate Russia arming which "mean? the com plete collapse of the Washington naval disarmament program and treaty. He declared that Russia wants peace but that If a struggle is imposed upon her she will never capitulate. CLEMENCEAU SEES WILSON (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 Clemtn ceau called upon former President Wilson yesterday and they talked to gether for 15 minutes. He also visit ed the grave of the unknown soldier in Mount Vernon and in the evening made a speech to the Southern Socle ty. ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. 7 A branch of the "English Speaking Union," the purpose of which is to draw more closely together English speaking pen pies, was tentatively organized here last night by J. A. Wilder, Judge Ran ford B. Dole, L. A. Thurston, Gen. J II. Soper, Rev. H. B. Restarick, Riley H. Allen, A. L. C. Atkinson and Alex ander Hume Ford. It was decided to file an application for a charter with the headquarters or the Union in New York. .tt- CUNARD ON PACIFIC (ASSOCIATED PRESS) SAN FRANCISCO Dec. 6 Tho Cun ard liner Laconla, the biggest liner to ever enter this port and the first Cunard steamer to enter the Pacific Ocean is duo hero on Friday on a i world excursion. I Tho Laconla will sail from this port ' on Sunday morning for Honolulu. DE PALMA, SPEEDING, SWABS DECK IN JAIL (ASSOCIATED PRESS) FRESNO, Cal., Dec. 0 Ralph De Palma, tho speedway king, is serv ing ton days in the county jail here having been found guilty on a charge of speeding. Do Palma per formed tho regular jail jobs this morning, including swabbing up with tho regulation mop and pail. Civic Convention is Now In Session And ; Delegates Welcomed (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. 7 Delegates to the Ninth Annual Civic Convention were welcomed at the opening session this morning by Governor Farringlon and Dr. Herbert II. Elliott oi Hilo responded. Tills morning's program Included an address of Lyman B. Hlgelow, super intendent of public works and chair man of the harbor board on "Harbor Improvements," one by W. E. Wall on "The actiulsition of Sand Island for the Territory." and a talk by J. R. Macaulay of the coast geodetic survey on "The waters about Hawaii." This afternoon's program includes papers by George F. Renton, Jr., man ager of Ewa plantation on "Public education and its relation to tho in dustries of the Territory," Mrs. George Canavarro on "Parks and play grounds," Frank C. Atherton on "The Pan-Pacific Union." Walter Dilling ham on "The importance of tho Ha waii Tourist Bureau in the develop ment of Hawaii," and R. W. Bayloss on "Preservation of historic land marks. Clarence M. Cooke, president of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce call ed tho convention to order. - Jury Awards Jilted Wife Huge Damages (ASSOCIATED PRESS) BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 7. A jury here today awarded Mrs. Dorothy Stevens Wodehouse $4G5,000 on her complaint that the wealthy parents of her husband had alienated the affec tions of her husband, Douglas. The plaintiff, who comes from a family In moderate circumstances, said her parents in law snubbed her and woro never reconciled to her as the wife of their son whom they sent to Reno to .obtain a divorce. STEAMERS COLLIDE (ASSOCIATED PRESSl LONDON, Dec. 7 The British steamer Clyne Rock and the Ameri can steamer George Washington have been in collision off Dover according to a wireless dispatch from the Clyne Rock to Lloyds. Tho stern of the British vessel was badly cracked and sho was leaking but not in immediate need of assistance. No report was made of the injuries to the George Washington. FILIPINOS KIDNAP WOMAN (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. C Two Filipinos were arrested by the police today charged with kidnapping a woman. It is said they took her from her home in Kahuku and forced her to accom pany them to Waipahu. The woman was rescued by friends after a thrilling auto chaso from Ka huku to Waipahu. PINE TOP TOLLS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. G Announce ment of a reduction In tolls on pine apple tops to five cents a ton was mado by the harbor board today. Tho reduction is retroactive to December 1. -8 AIDS ALIEN ARRESTED! (ASSOCIATED PRESS) SEATTLE, Dec. 7 A. V. Williams, a realty dealer in tills city, was ar rested hero today on a criminal chargo of aiding a Japanese, Miya gawa, to acquire seventy acres of land on Vasson Island, near here, through the exchango of Scattlo hotel property. LET CONSTITUTION ALONE (ASSOCIATED PRESS) CHICAGO, Dec. 7 Gonoral Pershing in a speech last night, advised his hearers not to bo "mislead by cianks who are always seoking to tamper with tho constitution. Let tho con stitution alone, try to live up to jl and there will be no further troublo," he said. . , -h-. HARDING MEETS CLEMENCEAU (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. President Harding lunched with former Premior Clomenceau today. A number of no- I tables wore present. Commissioners To Study Labor Lack Are Kow Qn Mauj Are Accompanied By Secre tary Of Territory and Secre tary of Planters' Association and Shown What They Ask Four members of the special com mission named by the department of labor to investigate labor conditions relative to a labor shortage in tho Islands arrived yesterday afternoon from Mahukona, Hawaii, on the Ki lauea. The fifth member or tho com mission lemained in Honolulu when the others left for Hawaii and Maul. The four commissioners w,ho aro investigating Maui conditions are U. R. Cartwls of Portland, Fred Kelght ly of Pittsburg, John Donlin ol Chica go and L. E. Shepherd of Cedar Rnplds. Mrs. Shepherd accompanies her husband. With the party are Raymond C. Brown, secretary of the Territory an' ,J. K. Butler, secretary of the Planters Association. No public hearings have been held by the Commissioners during ' their visits to the Islands and it was said last evening that none would be held here. They are being shown what ever they ask to see by Secretary Brown and Secretary Butler. They aro apparently most concerned in tho camps and housing arrangements, schools and community work and lab or conditions. None of them are talk ing for publication at this time and it is not probable that they will give any expression of their views before they report to tho department of lab or. Yesterday afternoon tho Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce called on the visitors and extended them an invitation to attend the meeting of the Chamber this afternoon ir they desired to do so. House Passes Bill Raising Guard Rank (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON, Dec! 7 The house today passed a bill raising tho ranks or coast guard officers, tho highest commandant to rank equal with a naval rear-admiral instead of tho rank of captain and increasing the number of olficers. The comni Ittee report said the coast guards "played a distinguished part In every war in which this coun try lias been engaged with the ex ception of the war at Tripoli." MURDERESS AT LARGE (ASSOCIATED PRESS) LOS ANGELES, Dec. G Clara Phillips, the escaped murderess, is still at large. Tho hunt for hor has extended north as far as San Fran cisco and on the south into Mexico. Her husband Is still under technical arrest. - TURKEY ANTAGONISTIC 4 (ASSOCIATED PRESS) ANGORA, Dec. 7: The Nationalist government today decided that con sulates and postoffices of powers that aro at war with Turkey must bo closed. STATUS OF LINDSAY (ASSOCIATED PRESS) HONOLULU, Dec. 6 Alexander Lindsay, Jr., is no longer associate justice of tho supreme court of Ha waii. A radiogram from Delegate Baldwin to Governor Farrington re ceived today said that Lindsay's com mission under the recess nppolntment expired on Decombor 4 but that his name would bo sent to tho senate ngain by President Harding. HARDING'S MESSAGE TODAY (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WASHINGTON. Dec. 7. President Harding will today dellvor his mes sage to congress, according to a re port from tho executive offlco. DIE IN FLAMES (ASSOCIATED PRESS) EUGENE, Orogon, Doc. 7. Four children wore burned to death here today, two othors sorlouBly injured and two adults sovoroly lacerated by tlames when a can of gasoline that was being used to start a fire exploded.