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PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY
OmcF. BAILEY BLOCK, I ainSt.
VAlLl'Kl, MAUI, T. II.
: r, (in udvaue1') . . $2.50
Th? o ivinins of 'lio Nks lulmlt rommunicn
ti')in oit in-rtin'Mit npiis. Write only on
oin' i U-nf puin r. Sin your uamo whicli
will in1 Ih M f witiilmitinl if desired.
G. B. ROBERTSON, Ed. and Prop,
MRS. C. B. ROBERTSON, Bus. Mgr.
I ws from Honolulu received
indieut tho "MetVopolis" is experiencing a tidal wave jf unpros-
perit y. nnd that money is very light. Just so. The lT!"vs. took
tho trouble months ago to point out
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scorned Unit the troublo would come along in 100:2. Briefly, busi-
ness is being overdoue. Honolulu
grew for many years yet. but Honolulu will in the meantime suffer
many growing pains from one single cause, over competition.
The carriage and harness business has felt b for months, the beer
and whiskey interests begin to feel it, cigars will be the next and
several other fancy linos will suffer. No particular trouble will
be experienced in staple lines, and the only remedy, tho "sur
vival of the fittest, " will effectually cure each succeeding attack
of dull times.
j While the grammar schools of Maui are all that could reason
ably be expected of them, yet there is an urgent need for au in
dustrial high school at Wailuku,
begun in the common schools of
gument advanced in Honolulu against the proposition is that we
have Luhainaluna and Maunaolu
things are expected and hoped for from both these schools, but
they do not obviate the necessity for an advanced industrial and
educational institution in Wailuku,
parents of central Maui adjacent
their boys and girlto Kamehameha for what they should obtain
at homo, and by many more
children at home because they
sending them away,
jj The imperative demand of
navy and in this respect Germany is rapidly becoming a powerful
nntinn Tint tbovo is annthnv rmp.nssitv for mir notion which
wr.nlI lvpfnmn n. irm-lil nnwor nnrl
veuient points all over the world.
The first class war vessel of today is a powerful machine, but it is
also a terrible consumer of coal. For that reason Germany could
make but little use of her war vessels against the United States
except within a narrow radius of her base of coal supply. German
war vessels are found all over tho world today, which obtain coal
from foreign ports, but once let
aud the United States, and this
contraband. Hence, the United
the German navy.
prnfcn ttor-bal tc nut in a
strongly deprecating the use of
the destruction of the lantana.
will not confine its ravages , to
the vegetation on Maui. If this
check its use, but before that is
by inoculating a few forest trees
found to the satisfaction of those
Maui are in danger it would advisable to check its use in places
"Where it would be liable to spread.
St Is it not about time that somo
established in Wailuku? There
here and their number is being
the traveled line of theatiical troupes, there aTe but few sources
of legitimate amusement for our
ing or esay club, or even a debiting society once a month would
go far to relieve the tedium, and
live people would take hold of it
JJ There was a time, not Wig
to Maalaea Bay was one of the
it is simply execrable, and is steadily getting worse.- The same is
equally true of tho road leading from Wailuku through Kuhului to
Spreekelsvillo, Paia and Makawao. Of course nobody is to blame
for this deplorable condition of
eu luucii Kniger. lewcuy &iiuum
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rouds become worse than they are
SSi The sfrike in San Francisco
more serious every day, although
San Francisco dailies, which studious.lv avoid telling whnt is him-
pening there. Of course the strike will end as all other strikes
have ended, by supplanting the strikers with new men, but it is
nevertneiess worKinjj an injury
6erious and far reaching as were
xsow tue auiy nas Deen lauen on gt :iva euy, a lortuno is
awaiting some one wno winsome
jelly on a large scale. It would
lish this industry on a paying basis., for a reputation would have to
built up for the production of an absolutely pure jelly free from
all ndulterations. When this is clone and a trade is built up, fancy
prices could be realized.
51 A very commendable enterprise has just been inauguratsd on
Maui by Mr, W. O.'Aiken of Pu'a, who has introduced the use of
, para grass for the double purpose of furnishing a valuable foddsr
for horses and' cattle rnd also
out Hilo grass; The result of
awaited with touch interest.
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hun. .T. V. K 1'u- D.vuitJuali
J. N. K. Ki'nl.t. 'l 'trcuit I
Judge W. A. Mi K.ty Hut. Muk
I'has. V-'ipp. " '
' K:l'itll lio. "
14 Muliot' '
" KuhuoluU'.i',. "
L. M, nnldwln, Am
A. N. Hayselden, X
('. U. I.illlt-i'T, ''
F. Wiurni'k, ' '
U. Trimble, "
V. K. SulUry, Ctfj' ill. Police
M. Kniilm.tluia, " "
P. J. Preury, " '
W. T. Holilnson. Tux Assessor,
.T. N. K. Ki'iila, Uuputy Asscsmr
W. (. Aiken,
('.. Hiinn, " "
J. Dross, " "
from private, sources seems
that just such a condition of
In flvinir i:ci il'ltn M it 1 hn
is growing and will continue to
in order to finish the work so well
central Maui. The principal ar
on Maui. Granted and great
as could bo testified to by many
to Wailuku, who now have send
parents who have to keep their
cannot afford tho expense ol
modern warfare is a powerful
tlmr. ia pnttlinfr sfntinno nr. enn-
These, Germany does posses
a war break out between Germany
supply would be cut off, as coal is
States has but little to fear from
Those were readily sold for cash,
Intin Ut n iV,n A r1 i-.ivf i cor
the lantana scale bug on Maui for
lie makes the point that the scale
the lantana, but will attack all
be true it would be advisable to
done a fair test should bo made
and observing results. If it be
interested that the. forests of
sort of literary club should bo
are Dlentv of hrie-ht. brain v neorde
augmented continually. Being off
evenings. A Chatauqua, a read
would prove a success if a few
since, when the road from Wailuku
finest roads on the Islands. Today
affairs, but it should not be endur
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ue wuuu una applied ueiore our
is becoming more srenoral and
the fact does not appear in the
to &an. Francisco, almost as
the Denis Kearney sand lot riots
to xuaui ana manufacture guava
take quite a tidy capital to estab
for the further purpose of driving
Mr. Aikon's experiments will be
Early Wheat Growln on Maui.
lt will porhaps be news to boitio of
tlie newcomers on Maui to know that
ti,is island was a largo wheat produc-
ei nnd wheat aud flour exporter nity
Prior to and at the 1 hue of tho dis
covery of gold in California, a large
area of the Makawuo nnd kula Dis
tricts was devoted to the raising of
wheat and potatoes.
The discovery of gold in California
greatly stimulated this Industry, and
many Hawaiians from Wailuku and
other portions of Mam moved to
Makawao and Kula and engaged in
the raising of wheat and potatoes fur
the California market.
The labor of harvesting the whert
crops :H ilia i, lime was cruueiy per-
formed, old fashions sickles such as
Father Time is represented as carry
ing being the first means of cuttin,
lllC LTain. TllCSC U0.VO WAV to the
five lingered cradle of our fathers,
and later reapers and self binders
were introduced. Some of the wheat
was shipped direct to California, but
much of it was cround and shinned
as Hour. .
At that time there were two flour
mills in Wailuku, one of which siood
just mauka of the present Maui Soda A
lee Co. s works on the road to Kahului
where afterwards the Hawaiian Fruit
& Taro Co. had its works established
and the other, a much large one,
stood on tho street leading from
Eligh Street to Manager Wells' resi
dence about half way. Both of these
were water powfcr mills and turned
0ut large quantities of first class flour.
There were two large stores and
warehouses at Kahului and one at
Kalepolcpo, beyond Kihei, the latter
of which is still standing
From 1S50 to 1SU0 there was a
heavy demand for Mam Hour and
potatoes in California, and it was
not uncommon to see at times, eight
or ten vessels lying in Kahului harbor
waiting to load for the coast. Those
were flush times on Maui and every
oody was making money. Flour
brought a big price and potatoes sold
I for $8 Per bbl. 'WttCOtt were scarce
and the natives made truck carts,
with solid wheels, tired with bands of
iron. At harvest time me produce
was hauled to Kahului in long strings
of these carts, to each of which two
or throe vnkos of oxen were hitched
xhe father of the family drove the
I iea',j team the mother drove the next
0ne, and the boys and girls of the
family followed each driving a cart
loaded with wheat or potatoes.
I and paid for principally m California
I "KlUgS" Of gold, COlllCd COlCl UClllg
scarce, luese Hawaiian fanners
were reckless inthcir expenditures;
and bought the best that the stores
had in stock. Among these purchases,
a silk dress for tho mother of the
family was iudispensible, and more
often than not, she wore it tho next
time she drove a truck load of
I duce to the Kahului market:
J The great enemy of the wheat in
I those days was the army worm, but
the natives made so.r lose a study of
tho habits of this Post tliat lh?y couW
cenerally manage to plant so that
the wheat would be beyond danger
of the pest, planting just after one
raid and before a second raid could
be inaugurated by the worm. Where
this precaution was not observed,
whole fields of wheat would be des
troyed in three or four days
By 1859-00, California had begun to
produce her own breadstuff and ceas
ed to ship from the Islands. Potatoes
went down from $8 to iti per bbl.. and
in 18(10 tho demand for them as wel las
for Maui flour entirely ceased.There
uoou the Hawaiians uhimrinnrl ihvir
farms at Makawao and Kula, and the
produce of foodstuffs thereafter fell
into tho hands of Portuguese and
and Chinese.who have since that time
suPPlio1 tlie land with corn and
l'o.ounue raising oi wncatims
entirely been abandoned
At the price which California hay
is now bringing on Maui, it, ought to
prove a profitable industry to raise
wheat for hay on Maui, and it is the
purpose of several farmers in th
luauawao and iuia uistncts to ox
periment in this direction in the
The weather maa is unquestionably
A prudent ensrny is preferable to
an indiscreet friend.
It is unwise to judge a man's iute
ligence by the size of his mouth.
mo man is iruiy great wuo is un
able to realize how insignificant he
It sometimes eajinr to taker
things as they come thaa it to to in
duce them to come.
6or-e Head Jn Chickens.
The following letter in the Adver !
User 1.3 a reply to the letter of Mr.
John Horner, republished in last
week's News. Chicken raisers on
Maui are requested to experiment
on tho lines laid down in these letters
and communicate tho results of their
experiments to the News.
Editor Advertiser: I was pleased
to read in Monday's issue a letver
from Mr. J. Horner, on "soreheads" of
chickens, in which he advises hot
salted water as a cure. Mr. Horner
kindly refers to Mr. .Jared Smith.
but does not quite understand what
that geutle'ir.en is doing. Mr. Smith
is trying to find the cause of a disease
in the bill of chickens, not the reme
dies for curing such, several remedies
being already well known, as kero
sena oil, hot water, carbolic salve, a
mixture of kerosene oil, cedar oil,
blucstone, carbolic acid and lard. I
presume Mr. Horner includes in his
"sorehead'' three distinct diseases.
Thero is the thin scab around the
eyes of very young chickens, caused
by vermin. This is cured by rubbing
lard under tho wings of the mother
hen. It is prevented by keeping the
chicken pons clean aud putting a
little tobicco under the setting hens.
A second disease is a thiok scab on
the bill, which often spreads to the
eyes, it is caused, l tuintt, oy Dad
blood, aud the chicken catching cold
shortly after leaving' the brooding
hen. I am however, experimenting,
and I will let the public know when
find out the cause.-
Mosquitoes, poor blood, vermin,
mangoes, dry iced, "sometlnnji in
he ground," hot climate, want of
jreeufood, want of good sarrd. etc..
re uot the direct causes ns some
people supposed. They may weaken
the chicken?, cause bad blood, etc.,
and so help to develop tho disease.
Tho usual remedies cure this disease
if applied by skillful hands in time.
A third disease of Mr. Horner's
sorehead" is a swelled eye, usually
in hens, caused mostly by catching
cold and may be caused by vermin.
In this, bathe with warm water and
apply lard. .
I thank Mr. Horner for his public
spirit, and you for space.
'A Selma man was in Mobilo a few
months ago," says a tourist, "en
gaged in a business enterprise which
also involved six ethers from differ
ent parts of the country. After
was concluded the party sat
down to a friendly game of poker
The Selma man protested that he
did not know the game, that he went
to aunday-scuooi, etc., but he was
forced in. 'We'll show you" said one
of the party. So they played and
the Selma man was answered when
he questioned the others as to the
rules of the game, a mally it came
to tho last hand, nd a big pile of
wealth was on tho table. When the
betting was nearly ended the Selma
man looked up from his hand as ho
raised the bet and asked meekly: 'Do
four aces count for much?" With
groan the others threw down their
cards and left the table and cash to
the innocent member. Finally one
turned back. 'Did jxu have four
aces?' he asked. 'Oh, no,' replied
the Selma man, dropping tho cash
into his pocket, 'I only had lives and
sevens: I asked for information,' "
iue uiamoncm or ii iiung Chang s
wife are account to be tho finest in
the empire. She is tw great loader of
fashions, loo, and is said to have
achieved this reputation by invent
ing fifty different ways hi which hp
flossy black hair could bo dressed
though it is probable that to tho ave
rage American they woulJ all look
alike. Her feet aro distlgured,
are those of all Chinese women
rank, aud only by being carried three
hours in the fresh air every day
she uble to make a pretense at the
exercise of European women. Oil o!
orange and accacia blooms are said
to be the component part of the bath
which she takes twice daily, and out
of the fifty coiffures hor favorite
ii siyie caneu mo - iaitiiiuidragoness
a beast supposed to be tho gardia
of all good women. The hair is twist
ed into the shape of what might to
tho ardent Eastern imagination ap
pear to be a dragon, and in what is
intoudod to be its mouth a white lot
us flower is placed. Phil. Times.
. A person who tells you of the faults
of others will tell othsrs of yours.
Some people think jtbey are be
stowing a favor 7ery tim? tbey
ENGINEERS, CONTRACTORS AND
CAnrtNl'EU AND CoXTRAfTOR
Plans and Estimates
Furnished on Short Notice
Office and Shop in Giles Building
High St. Wailvkit,
P. E. LAMAR & CO.
Contractors & Dnlneers.
We solicit all kinds of construction
work, such as Railroad, Gov't
Roads, Reservoirs, Ditches,
Wells, Tunnels, etc., etc. .
P. E. LAMAR,
Hem. Tech. Soc.Pac. Coast,
W. H. KING
Corner Main &' Market Streets.
Plans aud estimates furnished.
WAGON & CARRIAGE REPAIRING
First Clas3 Material on Hand,
Cabinet Work a Specialty.
W. H. nmc
Contractor & Builder
(Formerly Head Carpenter nt Klhe..)
Has located at Wailuku. Building
Contracts taken in all. parts
of tho Island. A large force
of skilled assistants always
P. O. Box 63
Tel. No. 893
Aud Deuleis n
der'S. S. Go.
Terminals at Wailuku,
11. A. WADSWOiHTI
Constantly o,i Hoik!
Soda Water ,
Celery & Iron
Delivery wagon will visit
Wailuku Mondays, Wednesdays
and Saturdays; Haiku, Tuesdays
and Fridays; Kihoi, Mondays
and Thursdays; Kahului,, Mon
days und Saturdays; Spreekels
villo, Wednesdays, and Thurs
Post Office Actress:
,'ilMaui Soda & Ise Works.
' Kahului, Maui, T. II.
G. MACFARLANE & Co., Ltd.
Pure American and
Beer & lAines
. Ice Cold Drinks
Opp. . Wailuku Dopot
WAILUKU. - MAUI.
Matt. McCakx Pnoi-iuEToa
America & Scotch Whiskey
Beer, Ale -and Wine-
Ice Cold DiMs.
Lahaina, Maui T. Hi
L'ottled at Bcirtlett's Spring,
Lake County, California.
Best known specific for liver
and kiduey tiouble.
BUY SOME! TRYSOMEJ
SOLE AGENTS for thi Hawaiian Islands
Rainier Bottled beer, of Seattl
C. Carpy& Co., Unce Sam !n
Cellars and Is Dtillery, Napa, aJ
Jesse oore Whiskey
Cream ure Rye Whiskey
Long Life Whiskey
Lexington Club Old Bourbon Whlskej
J F Cutter's Whiskey
Moet & Chandon White Seal Cham
t agnes , .. -. ' i ' i