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DAILY MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1922.
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22nd.1 YUAll No. 1241
1 To Be Held
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Fair And Racing Association s
Social Fixture Comes To the
Fore With Eight Days lo
Prepare For It
Time to begin thinking about cos
tumes for Maui's jolly, big, annual
social event, the New Year's Costume
Hall of the Maui County Fair and Rac
ing Association. None too much time
lor the getting up of a worth-while
costume that will be one of tho win
ners. The Dance is announced for
the night of Saturday December 30,
since New Year's Eve falls on Sun
day. One week from tomorow night
the Territorial Building will be the so
cial center of Maui.
Mrs. D. S. Wadsworth lias consent
. ed to act as chairman of tho dance
committee and yesterday afternoon
she was securing other members of
the committee to assist her. She ex
pected to be able to announce tho
personnel of the committee tomorrow.
It is tho'first time a lady has headed
the dance committee and this year
the ladies have an opportunity to
show their leadership over mere man
in social functions. Even had there
been a man at the head he would have
had to call for feminine assistance.
For the past two years the costume
balls of the Fair and Racing Associa-
lion have been not only the biggest 1
but the jolliest dances of tho season.
After the first one it was proposed to
make similar ones annual fixtures.
-Mrs. Wadsworth will annuonce as
soon as possible the classes of cos
tumes for which prize will be award
Church Good Shepherd
" Children Made Happy
)l Members of tho Sunday School of
t the Church of the Good Shepherd had
U IlUI'l L11I1U UL II uvuaillfe III H1U
Parish House of the church. Itwas
tho annual Christmas Entertainment
of the Sunday School and was one of
the most successful and best eVijoyed
of the past several years.
Santa Claus was the guest of the
evening In whom tho interest of the
little folks centered most. He dis
tributed ice cream cones, candy, nuts,
oranges and balloons to the children
with generous hands.
The program was composed of
singing of Christmas hymns and songs
and recitations by various children,
all excelently rendered and both
children and older folks enjoyed the
TAFT OPERATED UPON
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 Chief
Justice Taft of tho U. S. Supreme
Court underwent a minor Kiirgical
operation last Sunday when grav-li
was removed from his bladder with
out making an incision. Tho doctors 1
said today his condition Is normal
again. Tho chief justice la transact-1
ing court business at his home. 1
OIL DIVIDEND VOTED '
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 Tho directors
of the Honolulu Oil Company at a
meeting in San Francisco have voted
to pay a 200 per cent stock dividend.
according to advices received here by
Castlo & Cooke.
BIG DIVIDEND PROPOSED
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 The directors
of tho Onomea Sugar Co., voted yes
terday to recommend to tho stock
holders meeting that tho company de
clare a 252 per cent sloe'-; dividend.
NEW DRY ACT IN FORCE
(ASSOCIATED PRESS) .
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 22 The
Wright act, providing for state en
forcement of prohibition, wont
offoct at midnight last night.
SARAH BERNHARDT ILL
X (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
PARIS, Doc .22 Physicians of
Sarah Bernhardt insist that the veter
an actress remain in bed for ten days
more. Her condition Is reported soil
ous owing to her advanced -ice.
Governor Puts New
Language School Rule
Up To The Department
Honolulu, Dec. 22 Governor
Karrlngton has sent a letter to Teita-
ro Mnsuda, chairman of the meeting
in HIlo which recently adopted reso
lutions urging the governor to post
pone from January to September the
effectiveness of the new school de
partment regulation of alien language
schools. Governor Farrlngton said:
"It is always gratifying to have
residents of tho territory stand firmly
by their declaration to support law
and order. It Is my understanding
that tho officers of tho school depart
ment have sufficient discretionary au
thority to enable them to cooperate
with the parents of school children to
bring about a proper adjustment of
the new regulations to suit the con
ditions in different localities.'
Have Celebration On
Last Day Of School
The Halehaku School childien are
surely favored pets of Santa Claus
this year. First through the efforts
of their Fairy God-father, Satita sent
such quantities of Christmas sweets,
enough for each child of the school,
their younger sisters and brothets and
their guests the Huelo school children.
Then next a perfectly perfect day lor
their celebration; clear and cool: the
day began -With the thermometer at
CO degree at 7 a. m.
The Christmas mall box was full
and over flowing. More than three
hundred pieces of mail were distri
buted by the fifth and sixth grade boys
who acted-as mail carriers.
j Just as the progiam was finished an
1 other good friend came over to con
!fer with the teachers about an athletic
Song "Hark! tho Herald Angels
Sing", Grades III-VI.
Song "Away in a Manger", Gradej
Story "Tho Birth of Christ". Yo
shiko Nakamura, grade VI.
Song "While Shepherds Watched,"
Story "The Shepherds," Mary Ka
halehoo, Grade V.
Echo Song "Silent Night", Grades
Story "The Wise Men," Tadashi
Oka da, Grade VI.
Song "O Little Town of Bethle
hem," Grade3 III-VI. '
Recitation "Christmas Story". Lei
Recitation "Little Children, Can
You rell?", Charley Piunkett, Rec.
Song "Why Do Hells for Christmas
Ring?", Grades Rec. I.
Exerclso Christ mar? Spelling 0
children, Grade I.
Song "Christmas Baby," Grade II.
Quotation "Christmas Star," Grade
Song "Jesus", Grade II.
Song "Morning", Nuclo School
Teachers' Quartette Flint Noel,
Misses C. Emmsley, R. Kiakona, V.
Kaiapa, Moses Lewai.
Christmas Reading " 'Twa3 tho
Night Before Christmas, Mrs. A. V.
Song "Sleigh Bells", Grades III-VI.
Recitation "Christmas BelU", Mi-
nouu Kikulchi, Grade VI.
Song "Meiry Christmas
Recitation "Christmas Joy",
ko Matsushimn", Grade III.
Recitation "Christmas Carol,"
Song "Christmas Carol," Grades V
VI. Recitation "Everywhero Christ
' mas," Glmatsu Takesu, Grade V.
Christmas Exerclso 0
! Grade II.
Song "Santa Claus", Grade II. I
Recitation "I'm Playing Santa
Claus," Yuichi Ige. Grade III.
' Song "Jolly Roys and Girls," 1
I Song "Santa Claus," Solomon Ku
! oha, Grade IV.
j Song "A Jolly Old Fellow," All.
1 There was also a Christmas "post
office" from which were distributed
more than 300 pieces of mall and
- packages tho fifth and sixth
I boys- acting as mail carriers.
(Thanks Extended To
Maui For Hospitality
Shown To Cape Town
Acknowledgoment of the courtesies
extended on Maui to the personnel
from the llrltlsh Cruiser Cape Town
was received by the Chamber of Com
merce this morning In a letter from
Captain Jones, commander of the ves
sel. The letter was written on arrival
in Honolulu yesterday and follows:
"On behalf of myself, the olllcers
and ship's company of II. M. S. Cape
Town, I wish to thnnk the Chamber
of Commerce and, through it, the citi
zens of Maui, for tho kindness and
hospitality extended to us during our
slay at Kahului. Everyone enjoyed
the visit immensely and our only re
gret Is that It was so short; wo all
hope that we may bo privileged to call
In again at Kahului at no distant
First Case Teacher
Comes To Attention
Maui Accident Board
For the first time since tho ruling
of Attorney General Matthewman that
school teachers come under the pro
visions of tho Workman's Compensa
tion Law the subject came to tho at
tention of tho Maul Industrial Acci
dent Board yesterday though not In a
form that called for olllcial action.
Joaquin Vincent, principal of Keala
hou school was before the board ask
ing information for the possible pre
sentation of a claim on behalf of his
wife, a teacher in his school. He was
given a blank form of claim to be fill
ed out and presented to the board if
Mrs. Vincent's claim, as told of by
her husband, is not for injuries re
sulting from an accident as aro most
of tho claims coming before the board,
but for illness. The provisions of the
act make it apply to "any disease
proximately caused by such employ
ment" and Vincent says that his wife
suffered a nervous break down as a
result of her work In teaching.
When the claim Is presented the
Maui Board will have to determine
whether it has jurisdiction or wheth
or the claim must bo sent to tho Oahu
board, the chief place of business of
the employer, the Department of Pub
lic Instruction being Honolulu.
If the Maul board shall hold that
jurisdiction rests in this county then
It will have to determine whether
nervous breakdown is a "disease
proximately caused by such employ
ment or resulting from the naturo .of
Mrs. King Is Divorced
From Former Senator
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 Judge Desha
of the domestic relations court yester
day granted Mrs. Emmallne King a
dlvorco from former Senator Charles
King, on grounds of desertion and
non-support. Tho wife also was al
lowed permanent alimony of $125 a
month and possession of tho King
WILL TRADE IN CHINA
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21. Herbert
Hoover, Secretary of Commerce, to
day issued articos of Incorporation
act. This is tho first firm qualifying
under tho recent China trade law
which will sell machinery and mer
chandise in China.
DIVORCED IN LONDON
LONDON, Doc. 21. Lady Ronda
was granted dlvoico today from Hum-
children, I piu-ey Mac Worth on grounds of nils
I conduct and desertion.
Alleged Home Brewers
RALEIGH, N. C, Dec. 21 Resigna
tions of four instructors In tho North
Carolina State Cpllege of Agriculturo
and Engineering have been requested
as tho rosult of charges that they
have been making homo brow In their
Departments Ask For
Nearly Third More
Than Available Fund
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 Demands
almost a third more than the esti.
mated revenue of the Territory are
contained in the budgets "of the
various departments of the govern
ment of the Territory which have
been submitted to Governor Far
rlngton. ..They ask ..for ..$7,300,000
for the next bi-ennial period and
all the treasurer can see to meet
such requests after deducting in
terest and sinking funds' from the
estimated revenues is $5,600,000.
The demands are the heaviest
ever presented and all departments
are asking increases over the ap
propriations of two years ago.
Publisher Is Coming
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 E. W. Scripps
multi-millionaire newspaper owner
who is connected with the Scripps-
McRae and Scrlpps-Howard Interests,
his son Robert, Roy Howard one of
the chief executives of tho Scripps
interests, and several other guests,
will arrive here early In January on
the yacht Ohio in the course of a
world cruise. The party may visit
the other Islands.
Big Deficit Alleged
In P. 0. Department
CHICAGO, Dec. 22. General Char
les G. Dawes, formerly director of tho
national budget .published today what
he called tho "submerged" post office
balance sheet, showing deficits of
$1G.19S,000 for the first three months
of 1922. He declared that bureaucrats
were attempting to throttle tho govern
ment, and added that government ac
counting was "a disgraceful and
Patients Amused By
Radio At Operation
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 22 When a
Caesarian operation was performed at
a local hospital yesterday, onlj a local
anaesthetic was used and the- patient
had radiophone receivers on hor cars,
listening to a specially arranged con
cert to distract her attention. The
operation is said to bo a complete
success and mother and child both
are doing well.
WOULD PLEDGE OFFICIALS
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 Represen
tative Upham of Georgia, a former
evangelist, speaking in the house of
representatives today, called upon all
high officials of tho federal and states
governments to declare sacredly that
they will not themselves "build up
the bootleggers' barbarous business by
drinking Illicit liquor while, at tho
samo time denying the privilege o
the poor devils of the masses."
RULES AGAINST JAPANESE
OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec Tho su
perior court of Franklin County has
handed down a decision that property
occupied by a Japanese named Ese
kuta in the city of Pasco must bo for
feited to tho stato under tho clause
of tho constitution regarding tho hold
ing of land by aliens.
It claims tho property in question
was deeded to HuUUlllsl .Mission
ANGELES, Dec. 21. Eight
Union railroad workers were convict -
ed at their trial hero of conspiracy to
obstruct Inter-stato commerce.
The case against; them grew out
nf the strike of last AUCUSt against
tho Santa Fe railroad when 20 trains
k.,n.inn,i in i,o PniirnrnliL -
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Arizona desort and
Charred Bodies Of
Missing Army Fliers
Found In Arizona
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 22 The
charred bodies of the army aviators
Col. F. C. Marshall and Lieut. Chnrles
Webber, missing slnco leaving San
Diego on Might December 7, have
been found by cowboys 75 miles south
west of Tucson, Arizona, according
to railroad advices received here. The
bodies were found in tho wreckage of
Notra Dame Church
Quebec Is Burned;
! Arson Suspected
I QUEBEC, Dec. 22 Notra Dame
! Church, called the Basilica of Quebec,
was destroyed by fire last night. Tho
I blaze Is thought to havo started in
the electrical circuiting.
Notra Dame was established in 1G 17
and was one .of the oldest as well as
finest of tho churches of the American
Continent and was noted for its art
Insurance was carried. The loss
has not been estimated.
The chief of the provincial police
said this morning that he believed tho
fire was of incendiary origin as he
had recently received a letter which
said the splendid edifice was to be
destroyed December 28.
AMBUSHED IN MEXICO
TAMPICO, Dec. 22 Emil Anisten,
believed to be a Norwegian official of
tho Mexican Gulf Oil Company was
shot and killed from ambush near
Honolulu Sheriff To
Probe Graft Charge
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 Sheriff Rose
said today that within a fow days he
would ask the narcotic officers for the
original affidavits making a charge of
graft against a member of the Hono
lulu police force. Ho said, also, that
only ono policeman was involved, not
two as at first reported.
H. II. Wouters, chief of tho narcotic
force, has itont a letter to Sheriff
Rose expersslng his desire to cooper
ate with the pollco force in suppress
ing tho traffic in narcotics.
HOOVER, JR., HEARD AFAR
HARTFORD. Conn.. Dec. 22 The
Amorican Radio Relay League an
nounced here today that the amateur
station of Herbert Hoover, Jr., In
Washington was heard by an amateur
in Switzerland last Tuesday.
In Arbuckle Case
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 22 A num
ber of CV authorities and women's
' organizations throughout the country
I continue to voice their protests against
' the return of Roscoo Arbucklo to the
I moving pictures, though others ad
1 vocate that no action be tnken, leav
ing the final decision to public opinion.
To Visits Bethlehem
1 . In ,,,,,.., ...nl marked bv
a pilgrimage of 500 Armenian children
from the American Near East Relief
ornhanaKes in Jerusalem, who w Ml
! lay their gifts in the grotto m Bohle
. hem where tradition says unnsi was,
NAVY BILL GOES TO SENATE
! (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
WASHINGTON. Dec. 21.-Tho navy
1 annronriatlons bill passed by tho
House yestoruay was seni 10 1110
Wailukll Tree To
ge -fey Jn Open
At Six O'Clock
Perfect Weather Will Make
Possible A Larger Attend
ance Than In the Past Few
Years; Other Celebrations
Bright sunlight and blue skie-s in
which hardly a hint of a cloud could
bo found this morning havs made
possible the holding of tho Walluku
Community Christmas Trc! in the
open this evening for the flist time
in several years. It Is to be located
on the lawn near tho Wailukll Town
Hall, across from tho court house and
is to bo held at 0 o'clock.
In striking contrast to the weather
of the past two years is that ol loday.
Last year and tho year before rain
was falling in "basketful" and the
streets were drenched. Dark, glower
ing skies contained little of Christmas
brightness. Today Is perhaps un
seasonably warm but never was there
a brighter and happier looking sky.
Preparations "have been made to
distribute 1100 gifts and tho bright,
clear weather will enable all tho
children of the district to get out
wlille in tho two previous years there
had to bo a distribution of presents
to some children in some of the
camps that wore kept home by the
In the town hall this morning will
ing workers aro putting up the Christ
mas packages which contain, candy,
fruit and a toy. The program will
be short, consisting of the singing of
several Christmas carols.
Other trees to be hold today are
Puunene, in the park at 5 o'clock;
Haiku in the theater, 6 o'clock; Wal-
hee, in the old mill at 0:30, plantation
time and Kahului in the Community
House at 7.
Tomorrow Iahaina will hold the
largest exercises of any community,
all West Maui being embraced In It,
G o'clock being the hour set, and
Waikapu will hold Its tree at the same
Spreckelsville children leceived
their gifts yesterday afternoon.
Act On Dividends
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 The direct
ors of tho Honomu Sugar Co., voted
yesterday to pay a special dividend
of 4 per cent in December, in addition
to the regular monthly dividend of
1 per cent. They voted also to rec
ommend to the stockholders today to
approve a stock dividend of CC 2-3
per cent to be distributed December
20, if approved.
Thousands In Gifts
HONOLULU, Dec. 22 Honolulu
concerns are engaged today in dis
tributing thousands of dollars among
their employes, in the form of bonuses
Christmas presents and profit sharing
returns. The givers include sugar
agencies, banks, mercantile houses,
department stores and other enter
prises. Tho Oahu Railroad has pres
ented a turkey to each employe.
JUDGE BUTLER CONFIRMED
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 Judge
Butler of Minnesota was confirmed as
associato justice of tho U. S. Supremo
Court, by the senate today on a voto
of Gl to 8. Senators LajFollotte and
Norris spoko against confirmation.
DAUGHERTY HEARING ENDS
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 Tho
Judiciaries committee of tho Houeo
yesterday afternoon closed its hearing
' of tho Keller charges brought a&tlnst
Attorney General Daughert.-. It Js ox-
pi-n.- ui,u mo ujiun i
I tee will bo made after t'lnlsmas.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 The Navy
Department today ordored nlno naval
stations In the vicinity of tho Great
Lakos closed and put In an Inactive.
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