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MAUI BLUE BOOK
Huntington's Bid Climb.
Electricity Made to Talk.
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WAILIKI, MALI, T. H.
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G. B. R0 3EHTS3N. Ed. anJ Prop.
M33. G B. R03E3TS0N, Sjs. Mgr.
Striv, NOVEMBER JO,
Tiu recent election should bi' a liberal education to the hitcd
lig.'it voters of th Island.-. The folly of allowing tho vota o the
intMligrn cslissju t. ')? irittoiwl sr.v.ty ii uis . jmly wranglo ivor
n i:;o:i.il lssu y-s, v;iile Hb ;lc x an I Ins following run.-; ;i v ly
With th ) local org r.iiziti.ms b isuum p iln fully apireni,. N ' is
th tim to organic-' tho American party, composed of republicans
und democrats, haolos and Hawaiians, and the entire intelligent
bul! of ths poopla of the Islmds. Perhaps neither pirty would
have admitted its weakness before the election, but now we are
humbled and chastened, and ready to listen to reason. And the
reason why the Maui Nr.vs r mi lined neutral and made up a com
posite ticket which would bring all t ho intelligent voters together,
now becomes -ipp irent without farther explanation. Lot n- all.
1-niocr.its and repubiicans alike, lay aside our prejudices an.1, join
hinds in au effort to give tlu Islands a good government n tder
l!:e name of the American party, or some other name large enouyh
tj lot u.i all in, and then what we all desire will come to pass.
If any one man is responsible for the unhappy division of the
intelligent vote of the Islands that man is on'e obscure und irrepressible-
Tim Murray of Honolulu. For some reason, best known to
himself, ho assumed tho responsibility of organizing a republican
party in Honolulu, withcut tho advice, assistance or wishes of tho
real leaders of that party. In self defense, the reputable element
of that party had to take tho olfonsive to head oiT murrayism. Pan
dora's box thus being opened, all these subsequent ills have fol
lowed. For the present wo want no more Murrayism, no uioro re
publicanism and no more democracy in our local affairs. Wh..t we
lo want is a solid and harmonious union of tho intelligent vol .3 of
Islands, and Avhen we have set our own houso in order, it will be
time enough to divide into parties and try to settle the affairs of
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Are the independents to be blamed so much as they are to bo
pitiod for having stood together in support of what to them was a
'principle? lust look at it from their standpoint. For seven year.
they have been denied the right, of voting, and can it be wondered
that they would endeavor to punish those whom they hold respon
sible? To them, the men for whom they voted, with the possible
exception of Wilcox, cut no figure. They were voting for a prin
ciple, and that is simply what tho victory of 1900 will mean to
thei:K Their candidates for the legislature were siniphf just so
?iauy pawns with which they played their political game.
Wailuku is having a delightful 'spall" of weather, even for
Tho air is cool and criso
nnt beyond description, and the
.sleeps like an infaii. With tho weather and the healthful climate
whicn we have here, it is singular that some one has not already
established a sanitarium nl Wailuku. Such an institution would
be a success here, and it is only a question .of time till some one
who is far sighted enough to
:ud vantage possessed by Wailuku, will establish such an institution.
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ggj Discourage the calamity howlers. True, things have not gone
us could have been wished, but our commercial integrity and in--dustrial
progress should not be vitiated or impeded by a little
thing like this.. The Islands hive
Wo do not iosc nope, and tho brains, wulth and salf respect i! tho
better classes on the Islands will make everything all right. 'J wo
will consent to forgot our personal and party untugonisms and
stand together as the independents have shown us how men can
stand together when dominated
km iieic are two tnmgs which
first is why he voted for Wilcox,
uw i.u ii. i , ij.uuv.in. iue iilsi may ue excused as a aumu pro
test against political ostracism, but, for the latter thev is absolute
ly f excuse-, and every Hawaiian who, forgetting what H. P. Bald
viu has done for him and his race, left Mr. Baldwin's name off hi:
ticket and voted for Oily Bill White or Kahuna Kaiue, has indelibly
oranaoci me wora ingratitude oa Ins brain and heart.
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ggjj uive intelligent young llawauans a chance to Mil responsible
positions in the shops und stores, on the plantations unci vher-
ever else it can be done. They
them are proving worthy of any
hen? to the front and help
the tvestthat is in them, for the
U If ft fomos to a question of
rnan4s ta dominate tho future of
answer-. But if the people of the
5this isse, and endeavor to unite the best elements tn the ls?.hVls
4nto one harmonious whole
D If there are as Wariy "if regularities in all t'htt blher precincts as
. there were in Wailuku-. ho whote election shoWd be thrown out
. and u new election frdered, which would be ti calani'ty that We.
.for one, would f?o able le bear with cheerful lfslghition-.
g Many Ifowuiians wora Prince David badges and buttons! but
when it come to voting, they voted the ticket written on their shirt
.cuffs, one instance of which -aims detected tttid -frankly admitted,
, .the day tfter thj lectin.
Hon. J. W. Kiilim, Clrri'lt .liuljri', WhIIuku
J. K. N. Ki-nl:i. Clerk Hlrouit Court. Wiiiliilm
.la Iwr O il llnlrt.i:iOWl. M:ii;ls!ni!o. V:whil;u
' Kitl'-tllhilin. "
" Kult'lkslH, " M
" .insppu, "
IMlnmnu, " "
" Muliiv. " "
" Kitluxilmluhnln. " "
t.. M. lUUltttu. SIotIIT,
A. N. II iv ii'lili'll. P.iiv.lty S'.lirhl
V. H. Kill'.
C. K T,l.:iy, " "
Y. Wlttrm-k, " '
(i. Trim!)!!1, " "
W. V.. SutVrv, Captain Police,
P. K ll.l'lKl. "
M. K-k!lli:i:hk:ia, " "
l-.i'1'lsi'Y, " "
Y. ,!. Kri'iiry, "
('. II. DicHny, 'tax Ass.'isnr.
V. V. I'oliinsnn, D.')-,i;y As-v-s-.nr
V. o. A'i,'u,
I I. I1I1U. "
.1. U.o, " "
and crinkly, the davs arc isleus
night are so nice and cool that one
see and appreciate the cliiuatic
a bright future before them, if
with one leading idea or principle
no independent can explain. The
and the second is why he did not
are very ambitious, and many of
trust confided in them. Bring
them to a full development of
Hawaiians need such men as kv.ders
whether the Hawaiian or ita white
the Islands, there can be bv one
Islands are wise-, they will 'A'-ukI
Collis Potter Huntington wns
born in the small Connecticut-village
of Ihirwinton, in 1821. Mn was
fifth in a family of nine children whose
parents were hardworking people
of small means. Collis was big and
strong uh a boy and his splendid
physljuo e.ii'riivl h'r.n successfully
through life. At school he was a
leader and in wrestling bouts h was
the champion of all the countryside.
Out of Rcliixil he had to work at
odd jobs to help support the family.
His Ih'st dollar was earned for piling
wood for a neighbor. At 14 he hit
school .oid his father gave him his
''time," with the understanding that
he should support himself. Ho found
einploymeut on a farm at $7 per
in n th and bvird. At the end of
tap year lie hud s.ive.l thucatirc
vuiouut of his Wi-.es.
The next year ho entered a general
country store, where he studied the
people who traded there und acqulr-
d business shrewdness whieh lie
added to his natual-born thrift.
Young Huntington came to New
York in 1S;17, a boy of sixteen, but
a man in ontorprise. fie had !T."
in his pocket and lots of good advice
in his head. HU mother's pari tun
words made a deep impression on
hail, and he avoided the -nares of
the town and was a total abstainer
Huntington's emploj-er in Harwin-
ton, Ebenezer Noble, who kept the
general store, had given him a btter
of introduction to the New York
merchants with wh:.m he traded
and offered to stand sponsor for the.
young man m the way of credit.
With faith in himself Huntington
bourht a lot of watch findinjrs and
traveled to the South. In this wav
ho made his first $1,000.
From this point the young man
rapidly pushed his way in various
business ventures, keeping store at
Oneonta. N. Y., getting married
ard joining the gold rush to California
in '4!. Ho didn't bother about digg
ing gold, however. His forte was
m trade and ho established himself
in the hardware business at Sacra
mento. In seven years ho accumu
lated a good-sized fortune.
Then followed tho great coup of
Huntington's life, tho building of the
Central Pacific Railroad, in which
ho and his associate's his partner.
tho Crockcrs and Leland Stanford
after miny years interested the
United States government in build
nig. llie plan was perfected m the
store of Huntington & Hopkins, and
the men interested united in paying
the expences of a preliminary survey
across the mountains.
In 18!il these men organized the
Central Pacific Railroad Company.
Stanford was made president ' and
Tho latter went to Washington
avd put through Congress in ISlii
the bnl authoring the construction
of tho road and contributing bonds
to help in tho enterprise. Tho day
the bill was signed he telegraphed
to hi i partners:
"The bill has passed and wo have
drawn tho elephant."
The act passed by Congress gave
to the Central Pacific Railroad Com
pany a franchise to construct a rail
road and telegraph lino through
California from west to cast, having
tho right to continue eastward till
it met the Union Pacilic.
In aid of the project the govern
ment agreed to givo every alternate
section of public land to tlm number
of five alternate sections per milr
on each side of tho road, tho Secre
tary of the Treasury to issue to the
company bonds of tho United States
payable thirty yars after date.
bearing (i per cent, interest. .
Mr. Huntington came to New York
and sold $1,500,000 of his bonds ia
cash after pledging tho credit of
himself and his firm for their pay
The construction was begun and
pushed, though Huntington and Hop
kins mortgaged themselves to get
the funds. At last, in May, 1800, in
Utah, was driven in tho last spika
which connected the Atlantic ami
tho Pacilic by rail.
The rest of tte story is one of stock
Vatering and freeze-out which has
been common ia the history of A inert
can railroads. Huntington and his
associates socUh-J a virtual mono
poly of trans-continental traffic
bought all tho other railroads in
Californiaj all the river and bay
steamers the ban Francisco street
car- liucJ and ffnallv estiitislw.l
mail,.lii;p to China and Wit the
-Southern Pwcitii ftHviM.
Much comment has been made in
Europe on the invention of Yaldcinar
Paulson, a Dane. It is a combina
tion of tho telephone and phono
graph and makes its record on a
steel ribbon instead of a cylinder of
wax. Tho steel ribbon moves along
in front of an electromagnet 'which
is energized by a current coming
from the telephone transmitter cir
cuit. The vibrations of the diaphragm
affect the magnetization of the elect-
'oinugnet, and in turn the various
parts of the steel ribbon are magne
tized in various degnes as the ribbon
moves by. Strange to say, the un
equal magnetization of the ribbon
beec-rncs practie.illy permanent.
It then only remains to run the
iblxm again through the same ap
paratus, immediately or at a future
time, and the various purls acting
on tho electromagnet with varying
intensity the pulsations are trans
milted to the diaphragm and the
pooch is reproduced. The opera
tions are electrical instead of mechan
ical as in all former types of talking
machines, and the iiualitv of the
voice is preserved, instead of being
merely parodied. When it is desired
to erase the ines-age from tho steel
iblxm it is only necessary to pet;
the ribbon between tho poles of an
electromagnet, whereupon the ine
qualities in magnetization are at
The instrument is called a telcgra-
pnone. One adaptaion in use in an
oflice in Copenhagen is an apparatus
which, m ihe absence of- the pro
prietor, automatically informs in
quirers over tho telephone wire that
no one is in and asks the inquire!
his business. The message then
transmitted will await the return
f the proprietor.
AEuropenn Made a Civil
The most important foreigner iu
China is Sir Robert Hart, for he is
at the head of the customs depart
men i oi me empire, f orty years
ago he came to China as a poor boy;
now ho i? the one man in the empire
whom Chinese and foreigners alike
delight to honor.
In the Chinese hierarchy he is
civil mandarin of the first class, and
to us ho is known as the man who
declined to bo English ambassador
in Fekm. and as tho creator and
inspectoi general of the imperial
maritime customs, the one available
and thoroughly sound asset of the
great misgoverned empire. Without
the guarantee of the customs receipts
Uima would not have been able to
pay Japan the war indemnity, and
it is from this sure and never failing
source of revenue that the ' money
needed for the modernizing of China's
means of communication and the
aising of her army and navy to the
iLqiuromcms oi a great power can
alone bo obtained.
Not only is ho at the head of the
only branch of the Chinese govern
mont that has flourished, but ho h
the confidant of all the ministers and
tho trusted adviser of the nation in
all its dealings with the "outside."
And he has had tho satisfaction of
seeing, in the instances where his
counsels have not been heeded, that
the most stiff necked of his opponents
tved to regrjt their stu'jbirniiess.
Cocoa in the Philippines.
Tho cocoa nlant grows in irreat
abundance m tho Philippine Island
and there is a good oueuim? U
manufacturers of chocolate prodncts
of all kinds in the islands, says Ameri
can Gardening. Tho nlant in
Philippines is more like a shrub
bush, being about 10 feet in height
than the plant in South Americ
which averages about 25 feet
height and forms quite tree.
cocoa nlant near the towns furnisl
two crops a year without cultivation
in tne mountains tons of cocoa go
waste every year. The leaves
certain periods of tho year have
deep, rich green appearance, while
the flowers take on varying colors
und arc most strikinc. The fruit
5S a large pod, oval in shape, which
contains the bean, from which
cborti'.uto is manufactured-. The
HvcS-, for their own use; roast
beaiiS a a nmd nAVV
v . j
arm them by pounding with a heary
stitt. ' cr modern methods
working the WrtMuct to be introduced.
much of the waste occuring through
primitive appliances could be avoided.
und the firolits would be lr.rge.
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