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Wanted. Standard time.
rethreshed straw. Let the geographical center ol tne is,ianus,suy
for instance Lae o. Ka Laau on the west coast of Molokai, be the
point at which meridianal time is to be calculated, and then let us
set our watches and clocks accordingly. If there bo any merit in
this suggestion, let, the Island press aud otheis interested take it
' up and and work out the solution. The burden of Honolulu time
.and Wailuku time and Hilo time js very wearing.
5 There is right and reason in the appeal which Wray Taylor,
Commissioner of agriculture and Forestry, makes to the people
of Mauj, in the ''By Authority" notice now running in the News,
relative to the lantana scale The point whicn he makes is that
- the lantana scale may prove deadly to other and valuable vegeta
tion, and for this reason it would be better to delay the spread of
the scale, pending the investigations of the Government Entomol
ogist in Mexico. This is right, and it is to be hoped that no one
on Maui will take further steps in spreading the scale until the
report of the Entomologist is received. No particular harm could
be done by so short a delay, aud there is no doubt but that the
Commissioner of Agriculture himself will take active steps to
spread the lantana scale, if it.Is finally proven best to do so.
It is high time that the Islands should begin to reach out for
business chances which are not
Islands. For instance, a company
the inexhaustible cod-fish bank j
li staple diet largely consumed here, and the vessels engaged in
the trade could find plenty of business during the off season, in
f reitrhtinsr between tne Islands and the Coast. Hawaiians who are
fond of fishing, could readily be found to man these fishing vessels,
at a price so cheap as to insure the success of the enterprise, be
cause the company would not be at the mercy of the aristocratic
and high'toned American sailor man.
J$S When rogues fall out, honest men get their dues, which pro
verb is receiving an amusing illustration in the revelations being
made by English and German 'diplomats concerning the attitude
unci actions of those countries towards the United States, during
the war between America and Spain. Pauncefote, who stood high
in the estimation of the people of the United States, appears inj :
very sorry light, and the best that can be said of him is that he
went far afield, without his country's sanction, in endeavoring to
unite Europe in a bluff against the United States. According to pres
ent indications Pauucefote yill be made the scapegoat in the affair.
JJ While it will be conceded on all sides that if anything should
ever happen to destroy the sugar industry on the Islands, ;t would
prove extremely disastrous, still those who claim that such a blow
would drive Hawaii Nef back into a state of semi-barbarism are
blind to the real future of t "e Islands. Gad never made these
Islands for any such purposes, and now that we are leavened with
the leaven of Ai-erican progress, the placaof the departing sugar
planters would be tilled with enterprising American farmers who
" wen out on the stony soil of the States and would doubly win here,
$5? Hawaii Nei is proving to be a naughty, wayward child in the re:
publican family, and if she is finally spanked and sent to bed with
out her supper by the present
itical family will say that it served her right. But for all that, it
is grinding to see Havana, Manila, Porto Rico and other adopted
children petted while poor Honolulu has to struggle along with her
pilikias the best she can, without . either assistance or sympathy
from Uncle Sam.
jyj There is a general cry of hard times on the Islands, but as a
matter of fact the people here do not really know the meaning of
that term. There is work for every man on the Islands who wants
to work, with sure pay at the end of the month. We have no
pauper element, and no one suffers for food or clothing. Contrast
Wailuku and Maui with some of the villages and cennties in the
states, and the matter of hard times degenerates into a standing joke.
As illustrations of the varied industries jf the future on Maui,
may be mentioned one lime orchard of about four acres which has
steadily paid from $100 to ?100 per month, a young lemon orchard
which produces fruit pronounced by experts to be the equal of not
superior to the California lemon, a pino-apple orchard from which
canned fruits might profitably bo shipped to the coast, and guava
jelly by the ton.
2$ It is hard to withold sympathetic admiration for thebold.bad,
. Bulgarian bandits, when we read that they were attacked by a
larger, bolder, badder band of Bulgarians who sought to capture
from them Miss Stone, with her ransom appurtenant, and it is
with sincere gratification that we learn that the heroic little band
successfully beat off the attacking party.
California has begun to assimilate Philippine productions start
ing with Manila itch, which seems to be a mild form of small pox.
If they succeed reasonably well with this, they may next be en
couraged to try bubonic plague and leprosy.
iviAUl BLUE BOOK
Hon J. W. Kmii. luriiilt J mb
L..K. I'fimk. lerk Ltrruit loiiri.
Ju.ldt) W. A. Mutvay Oml. Mini
" Kululkuu. . "
" 1om'iu. "
" PUnmul . 11
" M.lhui' " "
" Kunooliulutmln, "
L. M. Uuldwiu, Bherlfl,
A. N. Hivyseldcn, Deputy Slirrin
S. Kslania, "
(.'. H. I.imiKey,
li. Trimble. "
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Mi i,. i
W. E. SulTery, Captain Police.
H Corp, " "
VVm. Keumi, "
K. 1-'. l.ucisty, "
J. K. Waluuia'i, "
W. T. Robinson, Tax Assessor,
J. N. K. Keola, Doputy Assessor
W.O. Aiken, " "
U. liunn, " "
J. Gross, '
The excellent reasons for this are
bounded by the horizon of tn
might be organized to exploit
of the north Pacific. Cod-fish is
administration, friends of the pol
The Vy of n Tornado,
o that was remarkable j
i, i iii.ee and in action was
vel.'d from Texas across j
ii, d Indian Territory m ,
'A It1!'! ;
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.mi' iimt 1 1
( II, l;!l'ln;i
.Vi.t.Y. If ill'.
" m.vs Earl W. Mayo in ,
A inn n in Slirrinan, Ok la. , j
fscrj'iioniil opportunities i
fur i.l.si'i'vin tin- etoriii, inasmuch us
lio was cnuylit up in it and curried
scvi-ial hundred yards before descend
in u to cut-Ill iitfain, is certain tliat it
wns not funnel sliiped. He suys of it:
"It looked to me like a urnat ball
of vapor rolling over and over to
ward me. When 1 first saw it dis
tinctly, it was at a bill perhaps an
eighth of a mile away. It seemed to
be about 250 yards wide and 100 feet
hijjh. The motion was that of a oau
rolling over and over, not spiral, and
it came on rather slowly, perhaps
Ihirty miles an hour. Whatever the
ball of cloud struck was lifted right
off the ground.
" 'I saw it pick up house after
house between the hill and me and
the cloud seemed to be full of flying
boards and timbers. When the ball
reached Mrs. C.'f, the house nearest
me, it went straight up oil its found
ations. The house remained intact
until it was about twenty ot twenty
five feet from the ground, then it
burst cpen and the fragments flew in
all directions. It look like an explod
ing bomb. The corn and cotton stand
ing a hundred feet ou either side
the 6torm's path were uninjured, but
whenever the cloud struck the higher
irround it snread out, covering a
wider strip of the surface.
" 'When the cloud struck me,
went Liu liuhtlv and easily and the
sensation was not unpleasaut,
down hard and was badly
up. although not seriously
injured. On the highway north of
Sherman fence wires weie torn from
the posts and ptunded into the hard
surface of the road a distance of two
or three inches.' "
Lured By Scent.
Eats are very succeptible to the
odor of certain drugs, and any ordin
ary trap set in their haunts is likely
to be successful if dressed with these
scents, the attraction of wnich, rat
catchers affirm, they cannot resist
Au example is:Powdered assafetida,
eight grains; oil of rhodium, two
drams; oil of aniseed, one dram; oil
of lavendc, one-half dram. Shake
together in a bottle' ana use a very
small quant ity to dress the bait.
. To catch rats, cover a common
barrel with stiff, stout paper, tyiny
the edge round the barrel. Place a
board so that the rats may hav
easy access to the top. Sprinkl
cheese parings or other food for the
rats on the paper for several days
until they begin to think that they
have a right to their daily rations
from this source. Then, place in the
bottom of the barrel a piece of rock
about six or seven inches high, filling
with water untii only enough of
projects above the water for one rat
to lodge upon.
Jvow replace the paper, first cut
ting a cross in the middle, aud the
first rat that comes on the barrel
top goes through into the water and
climbs on the rock. The paper comes
back to its original position, and
the second rat follows the first. Then
begins a fight for the possission of
the dry place on the stone, the noise
of which attracts the others, who
share the fame fate. Baltimor
A Golf Story.
A well known Scotch "meenister
took up golf and despite practice
could not succeed in passing the tyr
stage. His simple exclamations of
"Tut, tut!'' (iOh, dear, now!" "Well
well!'' and the like were plain ev
deuces of a perturbed spirit.
One day, when the perspiratio;
flowed freety from his lofty brow aixl
his honest countenance shone with
luster and radiance which, alas, were
not due to calmness of soul, but
rather the heat of the sun and. his
laborious efforts to move the obstinate
gutta percha from its station on the
tee, he was tempted to indulge . in
strong language. "Dear, dear, but
I'll have to gie it up! I'll have to gie
:.- ...t' i (.1 j. i. ... ,
in up. tie Kutu iv nit, i, win! a ues
pairing look at the ball.
"Give up the ganu , Mr. D. !" ex
clauned his friend, who had been
witness of his attempts.
"Na, na the meenistry!" answer
eu me oiner, with a sign.
A.'T. R. Jack sou is.r.wj.t,ti us. once
Mr. A. N. iravseld.'n left, for Hon
olulu on lasV-Siituiduy's Claudine.
I Lon Agnew, the boxologist regis
tered at th. Maui Hotel yesterday.
Mi93 Kate Cornwell returned to
Maui on Thursday night's Mauna Ioa.
Auoruey jam(,s K. Saunders, late
. ku vosterdav.
Mr. Carl Walderyer leaves for Hon
olulu this ufternoou, returhmg next
The sad news of the death o'AIr.E.
C. iMacfarlane was confirmed by lat
est coast advices.
Judge W. A. Mckuy and Mr., W.
G. Taylor arrived ou the Maun Loa
on Thursday night.
Hugh Howell stopped off for a few
hours in Wailuku last yesterday,, on
ia way from Honolulu to Hana,.,
Mr. W. 6. Scott of Macfarlane &
Co.; who ws confined to his bed last
week, has sufficiently recovered to b
Presiding Elder G. L. Pearson of
Honolulu visited Hana last- week re
turning to Honolulu on Saturday's
Mr. J. Herera, from Gua.tamala
reached Maui onyesterday's Cla udino
for the purpose of investigating the
sugar industry of tho island.
Mr. Joseph Potter,, a relative of
Mr. A. Enos of Wailuku, arrived
from Vallejo, Cal., ou yesterday's
Claudine to accept a position in Enos'
Canon Ault of Wailuku and Rev.
A. B.Weymouth of Lahaina leave for
Honolulu today, to attend the 'con
secration ceremonies of tho new
Attorney George Hons received
notice by yesterday's mail that sev
eral of his appeal cases in the Su
preme Court are set for argumeut on
Monday, and he leaves for ' Honolulu
by the first boat.
P. A. Wadsworth met with a
slight accident this week, caused by
a wheel of his cart coming off. He
jumped from the cart and received
only slight bruises. The horse start
ed to ruu.but was stopped by Charles
Mr. D. J. M$Kay,representing the
Folger Co. of San Francisco reached
Maui on yesterday's Claudine,having
come down from the4 Coast on the
Alameda. Ho reports a later and
phenomenally heavy rain storm in
Nothing but the cool nerve of W.
H. Cornwell Jr. prevented a severe
accident, last Saturday afternoon
on Market street. He was driving
his handsome team of sorrels, and in
backing them to turn, the pDle snap
ped. The team started to run, and
George Cummings who was in the
buggy with him, jumped out, shout
ing to Cornwell to jump also. Billy
kept bis seat, however, and finally
brought his team to a stand still
fa!vatlon Army Meetings.
Junior meeting at 2
Oj.:en Air at 7 p. m.
Indoor meeting at 7:30 p. m.
Wailuku. Knee drill at 10 a. m. Jail
meeting at 10:30 a.m. Junior meet
ing at 3 p. m. Open air at 7 p. m.
Indoor meeting at 7:30,
Puunene. Junior meeting at 9 a. m
Qpen air at 9:30 a.m. Indoor meet
ing at 10 a. m.
Spreckelsville. Junior meeting at 1
Kahului. Junior meeting at 1 p. m
Wailuku. Soldiers meeting at 7:30
Hamakuapoko. Junior meeting at 3
p. m. Open air at 7 p. m. Indoor
meeting at 7.30 p, m..
Pauwela. Junior meeting at 2 p. m.
Open air at 7 p. in. Indoor meet
iugat7:30 p. m.
Kihei. Junior meeting at 2
Wailuku. Open air at 7. m
meeting at 7:30 p. m.
,,T :i T ; . .. .
tvuince. . junior meeting ai i p. m
Open Air at 7 p. in. Indoor meet
ing at 7;30 p. in
ENGINEERS, CONTRACTOHS AYD
BUILDERS." ! "
CABrr.XTEtl AND CONTRACTOR
Plans and Estimates
'.Furnished on Short Notice
Office and Shop in Giles Building
High St. ' ' Waimiku.
P. E. LAMAR & CO.
Contractors & Engineers.
We solioit all kinds of construction
work, such as Railroad, Gov't
Roads, Reservoirs, Ditches,
Wells, Tunnels, etc., etc.
P. E LAMAR,
Mem. Tech Soc.Pad. coast.
... .... ... Manager., v.
J. A. HARRIS
Sign Painting, Jlouse Paint
ing, Paper Hanging and
Carriage Painting a Specialty.
Send your carriages and bug
. gies to my shop for repainting.
SKATING RINK, Wailuku, Maui.
JAMES H, PAINTER
Scientific Horse Shoeing
CARRIAGES, BUGGIES AND
WAGONS BUILT, REPAIRED
. i: . . I. 1
SHOP IN OLD J. H. KING
BUILDING, NEAR CORNER
MAIN & MARKET STREETS.
Contractor & Builder
(Formerly Bead Curponter at KihOi.)
Has located at Wailuku. Building
Contracts taken in all parts
of the Island. A large force
of skilled assistants always
P.O. Box 63 Tel. No. 293
And Dealers n
Wilder S. S. Co.
Terminals at Wailuku,
Paia. . . .
CENT RAL OFF1CB
Kahului, - JYIau'
.Wm. WHITE, Pitor.
First Clsss Wines & Liquors
Primo, Seattle & Budwclscr
LAHAINA, ' MAUI.
T. B. LYONS, Puop,
Ice Cold Beer
ALWAYS ON HAND
First Class Wines & Liquors
Pplino and Seattle Been
Market St., (Adjoining old Meat
Market). v- K
Macfarlane d Co.
OrrosiTE Watluku, Depot.
Wholesale & Retail Liquor Dealers.
Scblttz Boer that made Milwaukee fiimous,
Anheuser Buscb & John Wlcland New Brow.
O. P. S. Bourbon, Rye & Soumnnsh.
Old Gov't, Old Pepper & Cape Horn Whiskey,
DulTy'Hpureinalt & Tweed's pure malt Whiskey
Celebrated John Dcwardk D.C.L.ScotoL Whiskey
D. C. L. Old Torn, & Londhn Dry, Houeysuckln
Palm Tree, & Palm BooiaGlu.
Honnossy's Brandy & Austrnlian Boomcranif
Kohler & Van Bergens wine & the famous Ingie
nook wines, G.H.MummJk Co. ex-dry Champagne
We make a specialty of shipping.
Matt. McCann Proprietob (
America & Scotch Whiskey
Beer, Ale a3 Wine-
Ice Cold Drinks.
Lahaina, Maul T. H.
Famous Barljett Water
The Best Medical and Table
Water in tho World.
Bottled only at the celebrated
Bartlett Springs, Lake Coun
ty, Cal., without exposure to
Thousands of remarkable cures
have been effected by this
DRINK JT AT HOME
LOVE JOY Sr CO.
Sole Distributors for the Territory of Hawaii
Corner Market and Main StT"
Rainier Bottled beer, of Seattle
C. Harpy & Co., Uncle Sam Wine '
leiiars and Distillery, Napa, Cal
Jesse Moore Whiskey
Cream Pure Rye Whiskey --"'1
Long Life Whiskey""
Lexington Club Old Bourbon WMskcvJ
J F Cutter'
. White Seal Cham.