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title: 'The Maui news. (Wailuku, Maui, H.I.) 1900-current, September 24, 1904, Image 2',
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PU3LISHED EVERY SATURDAY
Okkicr, ROKINSON BLPG., Maix St.
WAILIKI. MALI, T. II.
One year, (in advnnc1) $2.50
Si monies, " ... 1.50
The columns of he Nkws admit communlca
ti'inM on piTtlnrtit topics. Write only on
oneskleof paiwr. Siun your nnme which
will be held c inlldential if desired.
G. B. ROBERTSON,
C. L. CLEMENT,
Ed. and Prop.
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hnn. A . V. Kcpolknl. Circuit Judpe. WnlliiKU
Kdmund H. Hurt. i:i,tU Circuit Court. ftilultu
Judge W. A. McKay Dint. Magistrate, W uiluKU
cnas. uopp, iii.ihii.iu
" C. K. Liudmy, " " I-nhnlnn
' KunuknH, " ,- Homiaiila
" J. Knliima, " ' Huna
" riimnuu, " " Klpalmln
" WcCorrislon " Moloknl
" Kalioohalunnla, " ' Lunnt
L. M. Baldwin, Sheriff, WnlluUu
V. K. PafTerv, Usputy Shcnfi WatluUu
Kdcar Morton, " " Makawuo
h . ti.wp. " Laliaina
K. Wittrock. " ' Huna
H. K. Hitchcock. " ' Molokal
Levi Joseph " " Kipahulu
Captain Police. Wai'uku
H. Iwiina, " " Makuwao
U. K. Koaivchaku, " " L&hatna
ii y. Kiiini.. " " nana
J. H. Wilmington, ' Kalaupapa
W. T. Kohinson, Tax Assessor, watluku
J. N. K. Keola, Deputy Assessor Wailuku
Honrtfn Coon. " ,'aia
u. iiunn. " ' Lahain
M. H. Router. " "
5 It took four years of war and forty years of peace to demon
strate to tr.e United States that the ideas represented by the re
publican party contained the real germs of progress and prosperity,
and t he only use of the democratic party in the Stat'es now is simply
to serve as a bogey to keep republicans in the straight and narrow
path. And when thty diverge from it a democratic victory tfeii-
craliy follows. It rrore true ;n the Islands this f.ill than it is in
the United States, that the republican party is our only salvation,
and that another home rule victory will simply drive us to the wall
The News, belonging to no political party, feels free to discuss this
matter without passion or prejudice, and to any disinterested man
the situation is so plain tha.t he who runs may read that a repub
lican victory will set us on oar feet again, while a clean home rule
sweep would mean more of the serai-anarchy which has prevailed
here. A democratic party may some time be needed on the Islands
to keep the majority in healthy check, but that time has not yet
3 In Wailuku, as in most ether small towns, there exists a blight
"which is quite as destructive to growth as is the cottony cushion
scale to a young orange tree. The trouble with small communities
is that there is a natural tendency to form cliques which destroy
harmonious action, '.this fungus exists in a mild form only in our
beautiful little town, and if prompt action is taken now it can be
eradicated, and Wailuku will continue to grow and flourish as long
as her citizens all work together in kindly harmony. The News
strongly urces that our citizens all cultivate m their hearts akind
ly feeling of harmony which will ride down race and class distinc
lions, destroy germs ot wealth-pride, and bring every man, no
matter what his political or religious creed may be, rip matter what
ii finf.inl fitntinn mnv hi. int.n nno Vinrmnniniia Irinrl lv 4inrl tirncrns
sive whole, each individual of whom stands ready to sacrifice his
personal feelings and prejudices to the building up of a united and
. - .... ...
Many parts of California are quite as susceptible to the rav
ages of insect pests as the Islands are, but California does not ad
mit that the pests are an insuperable obstacle to small farming
All the brains and, skill needed are employed to remove these pests
and stringent laws are passed compelling the owners of land tode
stroy these insects, or failing to do so, the authorities will destroy
them and charge the expense to the land owner. The Japanese bee
tie is now ravaging parts of Maui, and yet, as will be seen by the
article from the pen of Brother Matthias on the first page of this
issue, the Japanese beetle is an easy foe to vanquish. Deputy
Sheriff H. R. Hitchcock of Molokai reports that the lantt.na is being
eradicated by the blight and the Mexican fly imported by Koebele
The moral of all this is that the .foes of small farming, including
the Bulletin, can be eradicated, and that new andbugless-indlistrios
are finding their way to the Islands. Let our next legislature take
up the matter. ' . " " ... -
In this week's News will be found a communication from Mr.
D. Bi'Murdock, a gentleman of ripe experience in the matter of
. pineapple' culture and manufacture, in reply to a recent wail of a
soi-disante "Maui Farmer-" Maui is to bo heartily congratulated
that men like Mr.'Murdock are interesting themselves in her miuor
industries. The "pipe-dreams" in which this paper has often been
at-qused of indulging, relative to our minor industries, are proving
themselves to be successful realities, and the News stands ready
"to point out other industries, as soon-perhaps . sooner,-than they
can be grasped in their full meaning by men who have slept their
lives away on Maui.
Mr. Atherton of Kula chides the Advertiser for encouraging
minor industries on Maui. It is true that the old time industries
in Kula are dead. The soil has washed away on the corn laud, and
potato crop has succeeded potato crop year after year until the
tired soil has sought revenge by blighting the crop. Now, if Mr,
Atherton will ride across country to the Haiku Cannery he will dis
cover that a new industry has sprung up on Maui which more than
justifies the Advertiser in advocating minor industries throughout
Maul's Small Farmer.
Editor ''Maui News ,
I have been interested in the latter
printed in the Honolulu "Bulletin
written by a "Maui Farmer" resid-
ng at Haiku, on the subject of small
farming but more particularly his
reference to the growing of pine
apples and the operations of the fac
tory at Haiku. It seems to me that
the remarks of the "Maui Farmer"
betray the fact that this "worker for
wages" is not of the right calibre to
make a successful small farmer,
otherwise why should he condemn the
pineapple proposition before even
making inquiry of the represent
tives of the Haiku Fruit & Packing
Co. as to what inducements and
guarantees they 'are wiWrc to offer
for the encouragemeut f independent
It is certainly a part of the policy
of the company to promote the culti
vation of piues by individual growers
in the district, the officers of the
company believing that the margin
of pi ofi t is sufficient to allow a satis
factory return to the cultlTator for
his fruit as well as to the company
for packing same. The "Maui Farm
er's" idea that the supply of pines
will exceed the capacity of the fac
tory within a few years is too pleas
ant a prospect for the H. F. & P.
Co. to contemplate. I should be in
terested to know what calculations
led him to this conclusion. The pres
ent capacity of our factory is 10,000
pines per day and by the expenditure
of a few thousand dollars this capa
city could be increased three fold.
Send along a million piuus and we can
take care of them.
Should anyone wish to give the
matter of pineapple cultivation care
ful consideration and wish to know
definitely what terms the Haiku Fruit
& Packing Co. Ltd. will offer, I would
advise them to consult with the man
auer Mr. Wm. A. Baldwin who will
gladly supply information.
It seems to me that the cultivation
of pines offers as fair a field to tbe
small farmer as any other. The labor
of cultivating is comparatively light
aud a man with the assistance of two
or three children could -take care of
a large patch of pines.. Then too the
pines are not at all seriously affected
.lack'of raiu a considerable period, will
not of necessity result in a heavy loss.
My advice to a small farmer would
be, make sure in the first place that
the soil is suitable for piues, then
when satisfied on that point, go ahead
and get plants set out as fast as pos
sible. With fair prices guaranteed
by the packer he can be pretty sure
of satisfactory results when his crop
After riding through the country
lying between Haiku and nuelo with
in the last few days, I could not help
but think of the thousands ot acres of
land that are probably suitable for
pines aud are apparently put to little
other use at present. If experiments
could be instituted to ascertain the
exact nature of the laud, and if plots
of land could be obtained at a mod
erate rental, what a field this would
throw open to some of the thrifty
farmers that we should like to see
settled about here.
D. B. MURDOCH,
Treas. Haiku Fruit & Packing Co.
Mr. Cecil Brown is making one great big mistake in his prop
csition to run independent. No man has a right to go before any
couventionand ask for a nomination, unless he is willing to abide
the decision of the convention. Mr, Brown should either have re
mained out of the convention, or else should be willing to take his
medicine like a little man. Possibly a better ticket might have
been named but Mr. Brown should remember that Achilles con
tended himself with sulking in his tent, rather then joining the
It came somewhat aa a shock to read in a recent Honolulu
paper that our. Chinese citizens are seriously discussing the pro
position of demanding a Chinaman in the Territorial legislature,
but problems of this nature are sure to arise here, and it would be
well for our ablest minds to think out in advance the wisest policy
to be pursued in the matter.
150 pick and shovel citizen laborers-
Applp on premises
HoNOMAND OR KEANAI CAMPS,
WILSON & DUGGAN,
Markkt St. Wailuku
DYER AND CLEANER
Cleaning, Dyeing and Repairing
Satisfaction guaranteed. Give
me a call. Prices reasonable,
incorporated Under the Laws
the Republic of Hawaii.
UNDIVIDED PROFITS .$70,000.00
Chas. M. Cooke President
C. Jones. . Vice-President
H. Cooke Cashier
C. Atherton. . . .Assistant Cashier
Henry Waterhouse, E. D. Tenney,
A. McCandless, C. H. Atherton,
E. Y. Bishop.
Transact a General Commercial
and Savings Business.
HACKS, BUGGIES, SADDLE HORSES
AT ALL HOURS
ConveyancesjMeet All Steamers
Competent Guides to Iao and
Stages leave Wailuku daily at 1:30 P.M.
' " Lahaina " ''8:30A.M
Antone do Rego,
BISM ARK STABLES CO.Ltd
and SALES STAEDES
The BISM ARK STABLES
proposes to run the Xeadino Livery
Stable Busines s on MAUI
DRUMMERS' LIGHT WAGQNS
Excursion Rates to It to and Hale
akala with competent guides
. . . -and drivers V
flic Bank of Hawaii
The FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Charles M. Cooke President
W. T. Robinson Vice President
C. D. Lufkin Cashier
Directors R. A. Wadsworth,
D. C. Lindsay.
A Dollar Saved
Is a Dollar Earned.
No matter how large,
no matter how small,
bring your savings to
this bank. We will
furnish you with a
pass-book in which
every transaction will
Chinese and Japanese
In White and Fancy, from cheap grades tOjnest made.
Plain and Twisted Straws ...
In sizes from 2x3 to 14x14 feet. Nothing fouud which will
give equal service for same money. Reds, Browns. Greens
Plain straw is the cheaper grade, and Twisted the better.
Japanese Cotton ,
In size from 2x4 to 12x12 feet. Blue and White, also Solid
Blue Center with Grecian Border.
LEWBRS & COOKE, Lt'd Honolulu
I Tilt IlbNKY WATtKHUUbb MUM 10. Ltd 1
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WRITES FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE
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A List of High Grade Securities mailed on application
HONOLULU, HAWAII P. O.
If there is one enterprise on earth
that a "quitter" should leave'severc
ly alone it is advertising. To make
a success of advertising one must be
prepared to stick to it like a barn
cle on the boat's bottom. He should
know before ho begius it that be
must spend money.
Somebody must tell him, also, that
he cannot hope to reap results com
mensurate with his expenditure early
in the game. Advertising does not
jerk; it pulls. It begius very gently
at first, but the pull is vteady. It la
creases day by day and year by year
until it exerts an irresistible power.
Begina its next session
The school has room for at out fif
teen more girls. ' Parents wi shing to
send their children sliould communi
cate at once with
1 " Principal.
WALK, WRITE " WIRE,
SOMEHOW ANYHOW GET SOME
The Best Nickel Cigar in the Market
ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2ND, 1904, Feast oi Our Lady of Rosary, Kuau, Pala.
Ceremony oi First Communion of 85 Children.
i The Kahului Railroad Co. will run Special trains as follows:
KIHEI-PUUNENE-KA HULUI UOUTE.
Leave Camp 3, Kihei 7:00 A. M.
' Kihei 7:15 "
" Camp 5 7:40 "
Leave Puunene 7 ;50 "
Arrive Kahului , 8:00 "
Connects here with Through Train to Paia.
7:40 A. M.
8 20 4
. SPRECKELSVILLE-PAIA PvOUTE.
Children's Early Special Train
, i Leave Spreckelsville 7:40 A. M.
Arrive Paia 8:00 "
i Returning1, the ti.-ains will leave Paia 1 hour and 30 minutes after the ceramcmies at the Kuau Church, and
will go tnrough to Ten jiinal Stations.
: Special Rou-nd 'frip Tickets as Reduced Rates will be sold at all Stations.
Children under 5 years free, Children from f-15 years, i of special rate.
: Ticket office s at Regui'ar Stations will be open 30 minutes before departure of train.
Passengers must purchase tickets before 'noaraing trains, otherwise Conductors will collect regular Cash
I Fare. Tic,', jets oue way enly, at regular 'yates.
ICAHULUI RAILROAD CO.