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"yK Wanted, a commission house in Honolulu to handle Islands
product1, exclusively. One of the chief drawbacks to the develop
ment of small farming and other minor industries on thi Isl inds
arises from inability to market the surplus. Potatoes, cabbage,
chickens and fiuits are shipped to Honolulu from the coast and
kept in cold stomge, and the Honolulu merchants who are engiged
in this trade either cannot or will not handlo our Island produc
tions. As an illustration, cabbages were raised by the Hayseldens
on their new lands in Hawaii and. shipped to Honolulu. These cab
hage were of excellent quality and so large that four of them would
fill agii'inysack. and yet they found no salti in Honolulu; because
the trade wai supplied by the Honolulu merchants with small,
inferior cibbage from San Francisco, at fifty cents a head. The
same is true of Maui chickens and engs, and is no doubt true of
many minor productions on all the Islands. It is deplorable that
a constant drain of money is being sent to the coast for these
tilings, and if a commission nouse, capitalized at say $10,000 were
established in Honolulu, to handle Island produce exclusively it
would go far to develop our industries, and keep our money at
home, at the same time.
J The proposition of the transportation of Government freight
to the Philippines has at length found hs natural solution in the
accontanca by the Government of the bids of the Pacific Mail and
the Boston Steamship Co. to carry the freight, the former from
San Francisco and the latter from Seattle. This means that the
c mtest for freight carrying betweeu the cotst and the orient,
winch was fought between Sau Francisco and Seattle was a drawn
biMle, 'n which both cities retired with honor. But the sequent
truth is that San Francisco by virtue of location and natural con
ditions is to be the one great city of the Pacific coast. The growth
of San Francisco is almost phenomenal apparently, but really quite
natural, the million mark is not far off, and the population of
San Francisco will one day equal that of New York City.
$Jf The matter of presidential candidates for the next campaign
is already beginning to provoke controversy. One thing is reason
ably true, and tnat is that Roosevelt w'll be the republican can
didate, in spite of the opposition of the trusts, who can only defeat
''him m the nominating convention, aDd not there if nothing happens
to chek the present prosperity of the United States. So far as
the de nocratic party is concerned, its only hope of success lies in
ridding itself of all old issues and constructing a new and. up-to-date
platform, with opposition to trusts aua the rights of organized
labor as tie le idinsr issues. Recent local elections have pointed to
the strength of this combination, and if the party organization is
ci;tured by new thought aud led by new men who fully represent
t ie.se no a ides, a pretty fight may be witnessed.
fj One year ago, the cable seemed a mere pipe dream, too good
to b i true, yet today the Island are in electric call of the whole
world and by July 4, will be a link in the cable which girdles the
globe. Tins means mucn, but not so much as will result from the
co.upietiou of the Panma canal, which is now a practical certainty
in the reasonably near future. By the time the canal is completed,
a vdit trade will have sprung up between the occidental and
oriental shores of the Pacific, and the Islands, by virtue of their
p )sition, will be the focus of hundreds of intersecting steamer
linjs. Aud ull this means that the
thj dawn of which has appeared.
I IJL ' With less of expense than of profit, every sugar plantation on
f Maui could experiment in the culture of vegetables and fruits for
. plantation use, and such experiments could be extended to the
cultivation of all productions of the Islands which it would pay to
export. The time, land and labor required for sucii experiments
farms would be nominal, aud the experience secured, as well as the
immediate result obtained would more than repay the outlay, and
Y would prove an opening wedge to future success hi many lines of
t industry wbicu now lie dormant, simply for Lick of initiatory
f j. ' . ' . VT '
I tJt Ij'ght is beginning to dawn in
g on the Islands, and a sure path to
this industry. The true secret is to build up a taste and demand
for Island coffee throughout the United States, which can be done
by enlisting the aid of prominent houses in tne larger cities Neith
er.pains nor money should be spared to do this and if it b done
t iere will always be a good and stable market for our coffee.
i fJL The west and northwest, with Seattle. Tucoma and Victoria as
J. entrepots, are markets which would absorb an enormous amount ot
Island produce which cannot bo grown in those regions, and yet
I which would be in high demand. These markets, with the ad-
ditloaal fast steamer service to and from the Islands, practically
Hie i a front of our doors, and the day will surely come when a large
I export trade will spring up on the 1 slands, to supply these markets.
' $9$ One feature of tourist travel must not be overlooked, and that
is the desirability of the Islands as a winter home for those who
live in the bliizird-wept districts of the west and the ice bound
.regions of tne north. Thousands of cottage home of winter
S tourists should dot the mount vin-sids all over the Islands, and
this will pme true, ir th proper njbod ore adopted, to attvett
I t.jis class..
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hon. i. W. Kulua, Circuit ludga, WuIIwku
1. R. Crook, t.'lurU Circuit Court, tVitil'tku
Judge W. A. McKay Ulttl. Magistrate, Wailuku
" Chits. Conp, MnUunuo
" Kul'Hulcllo " " Lnhutim
KulMikuu. 11 HouuiuiIh
" J. K. iittnuna, " ' Hiina
" Fllmaui " " KlpiUiuIn
" ManoB " ' Molokm
" Kanoohalahnla, " ' Laual
L. M. Baldwin, Sbertfl, Wailuku
W. E. Sunnry, Deputy Sherin Wailuku
Kdxar Morton " " Makawao
O. K. Limine, " ' Lalmlna
F. Wtttrot'K. " ' Harm
J. TrluililB. " " Molokal
i. H. Cummlnirn C&Dtaln Holies ' Wai'uku
H. lwiiiua, " Makawao
Wm. Kcaou, " Laliatna
E. V. Lcilm.v. " " I'ana
.1. K. Waiaioau, " Kalaupapa
VV. T. Rooitison, T Assessor, wailuku
J. N. K. Keola, Deputy Assessor Wailuku
W. O. Aikcu, " " . f
el. lunii, Latialna
M H Rnutnr. " Hana
Islands have a brilliant future,
the matter of coffee production
eventual success lies ahead of
The So Called Corn-Wheat.
There hii9 been a ood deal said
la -ly about a new cereal called
"corn wheat." The kernels of the
new grain me about midway in cize
between wheat and maize and the
proportion of crop to seed is fir
greater than in the case of wheat.
The new tfrain was supposed to be u
hybi ill of corn nnd wheat. The de
partment of agriculture has investi
gated the matter and identified the
cereal as what is incorrectly designat
ed as "Polish wheat," so culled be
cause it is largely grown or the Polish
steppes, though not a native there,
its original home being believed to be
in the Mediterranean region. While
it is true .that the kernels, though
much smaller than the. kernels of
maize, are. often twice ns large as
those of ordinary wneat, and in favor
ed localities sixty to seventy bushels
ner acre are sometimes garner"!. It
seems that Polish wheat is restricted
as regards adaptability to soil and
climate. So far as the United States
is concerved the. ' department of
agriculture thinks that the new
cereal could only be grown success
full in tho territory on the great
plains and in the territory on the
western siiie of tho Rocky Mountains.
It should be a boon to all sections
that are deficient in rainfall, because
a characteristic of Polish wheat is
its exceptional oower of resistance
The beautiful Egyptian lotus beds
which for the past, quarter of a cen
tury have lined the extreme westerly
shores of Lake Erie from Monroe,
Mich., to Point Place, are threatened
with complete annihilation by fish,
says the Cincinnati Enquirer. At the
present rate of destruction, which
has been going on for the past five
years, it is said by good authorities
that not a single lotus bed will, exist
in that locality within the next three
years. The carp has found '-hat the
root3 and bulbs of 'the lotus make
splendid food for himself and family,
and they have completely exterm
inated thousand o! acres of these
water flowers to satiato their ap
Why Frenchmen Are Small. .
It is said that the under size of the
French and their physical shortcom
ings as a nation are due for the most
part to the heavy drain made upon
the race by Napoieon. All the able
bodied men were enrolled in his ser
vice, leaving non at domestic or
businets pursuits except the ex
tremely youthful or the aged. From
this drainage of the -blood and des
truction of the sinew of tho race
France has not yet recovered.
Maxlminus, the giant Roman 'em
peror, could twist coins into cork
screws, powder hard rocks between
his fiugers and do other seemingly
impossible things. When angered, he
often broke the jaw of a horse or the
skull of an ox with his fist. His wife's
bracelet served him for a ring, and
every' day he ate sixty pounds of
meat and drank an ampLora of wine.
OFFICE in the Hawaiian Islands
Appliances knowu to Si ience.
No charge for examinations. Lady assistant
FULLY GUARANTEED. k
215 Hotel Street, Opp. Union in Arlington Block.
Manilla Anchor Lager
It has a delijacy of flavor
possessed by no other beer
in the market.
It costs no more than any
other. Try it.
LOVEJOY & CO.,
CORXER MARKET AXD MAIN STREETS,
Eyeless Fish In Boiling Water.
One of the most remarkable dis
coveries in the shape of a peculiar
species of fish ever made on this con
tinent was that made at Carson City,
Nev., in 1876. At that time both the
Hale and Norcros and the Savage
mines were down to what is known
as the "2,200 foot level." When at
that depth, a subterranean lake of
boiling water was tapped. This ac
cident flooded both mines to a depth
of 400 feet. After this water had all
been pumped out except that which
had gathered in basins and in the
inaccessible portions of the work's
and when the water still had a tem
perature of 123 degrees-nearlv
scaHing hot-many queer looking
little blood red fish were taken out.
In appearance they somewhat resem
bled the goldfish.
They seemed lively and sportive
enough when they wcro in their
native element boiling water not
withstanding the fact that they did
not even have rudimentary eyes.
When the fish were taken out of the
hot water ard put into buckets of
cold water for the purpose of being
transported to the surface, they died
as quickly as a perch or a bass would
if plunged if plunged into a kettle of
water that was scalding hot; not only
this, but the skin peeled off exa-itly
as if it had been boiled.
Eyeless fish are common enough in
all subterranean lakes and rivers,
but this is the only case on record of
living fish- being found in boiling
The Rise of Modern Rome.
Visitors who have not been in Rome
for the last twenty years, writes the
British Consul there, can scarcely
recognize it. "Suburbs have risen
over the vineyards outside the city
walls., old quarters have been super
seded by large and commodious build
ings;, the Tiber is permanently im
bedded all along its urban course be
tween two gigantic embankments on
which fine houses, overlooking, the
river, have been constructed; solid
granite bridges, meant to defy the
ravages of tine and the impetus of
the once dangerous Tiber, have been
thrown across the two embankments;
new and wide throughfares have been
opened; in one word, the city has been
completely modernized and rendered
io all aspects quite sanitary, as shown
by the returns of mortality. A few
years ago the Italian capital was
entirely dependent- upon other dis
trict for almost all her supplies, but
with an increasing population, which
has now reached about a half million,
and with the reviving general econo
mic conditions of Italy, the old city
was bound to take rank with other
European capitals." London Ex
press. Mummies in America.
Comparatively few Americans real
ize that right here in their new old
land are to be founu counterparts of
Egypt's great' wonder veritable'
catacombs of mummies as genuine as
any that exist in the land of the Nile.
It is now a generally receiwd fact
for HONEST VORK at Low
Prices when visiting H 1 1 li !u
They have the LARGEST und
MOST COMPLETE DENTAL
tided throughout with the latest
All Work aud Material
The Expert Dent
that the so called "cliff dwellers"
are not an unknown race at all, but
our own peace loving Pueblo Indians,
who in tho old days built their great,
s'one houses much as we now build
our firts for purposes of liefense.
These wonderful stone houses far
up the steep clilTs of Arizona and
New Mexico, abound in relics of pre
historic days, not least among them
being tho mummied bodies of their
In Peru also, at the lime of its dis
co 'ery bv the Spaniards, the natives
were very skillful in tho art of mum
A Bird A'.jich Like a Fih.
The "birds of a feather" that
"flock together" do not belong to the
penguin family, as they are entirely
destitute of feathers, having for a
covering a kind ol stiff down. Another
penguin peculiarity is that it swims
not on, but under, water, never
keeping more than its head out and
when fishing coming to the surface
at such brief and rare Intervals that
an ordinary observer would almost
certainly mistake it for a fish.
Groceries Dry Gocds
In part as follows:
Everett Classico Everett Ginghams
Mercerised Silk Zephyr
Emoroidered Swiss Dots
R. R. CO.
Ami Dual firs a
Wilder SI S. Co.
Terminals at Wailuku,
Paia. . . .
MON CIIEONG, Prop.
First Class Restaurant
Meals at All Tlocns
Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes
Cigars, Cigarettes & Tobacco
Canned fruits of all kiuds, jellies and
f J. F. CUNNINGHAM & CO.
34 A 3fi RtPiiart St. S F . Pa!
W W WW b V b Wt 1 I VIA
Dealers in all Kinds of Pro
visions mid Fancy Groceries
C. T. GREEN,
THE ROTHENBERG CO.
117 Battery St San Fran:isco, Ca.
WHpLELE DEALERS IN LIQUORS.
Old Judge Whiskey .McBrazer S. M.
C. T. GREEN,
Your Brand 0f
Ice Cold Beer
Always On Tan
vnoice vv ine lor iiur and Table Use
Cold Drinks and All Varieties of
Aerated and Mineral Waters
A Tv RTP-WniPR ti
! 11T' m - .
T R r.vnvft t
Ice Cold Beer
ALWAYS ON HANH
- ' ' 'in & M
First Class Wines & Liquors
Prlmo and Seattle Beep
Marke' ST., '(Adjoining 0ld Meat
Macfarlane & Co.
Opposite Wailuk Depot,
Wholesale & Retail Liquor Dealers,
SoBliti Beer that made Milwaukee famona,
AnheuBer fcuaoh k John Wleland New Brew.
O. P. S. Bourbon, Eye Sour-maah.
Old Govt, Old Pepper & Cape Horn WhlsUey. '
Duff;'ai:uremalt& Twaad'. m. mu., '
Spruaneei0nie,-a famousO.F.C.A Ken.favoril t
Celebrated John Dewar D.C.L.Scotoh Whiskey
D. C. L. Old Tom. & London rip. n...,.,.
. i mm noom uin,
Hennessy . . Brandy & Australian Boomeraof
Koliler Van Bergeus wine the famou. Ingle
nook wines, G.H.Mumin 4 Co. ex-dry Champagne
We make a specialty of shipping.
' Matt. McCann Paoi'RinTon.
America & Scotch Whiskey
Beer, Ale and' Wine--
r -Ice Cold Brinks.