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Rodrigues' Store has been incor
porated with a capitalization of
Two thoroughbred young white leg
horn roosters for sale. Apply to the
A Japanese cane feeder was fatally
crushed in the machinery at Puunene
Mill on Wednesday.
Maui has had a taste of shivery
weather this week which has been a
very good imitation of winter.
In accordance with a "By Autho
rity" issued by GoTernor Carter, the
legislature will meet February 15.
The Graziers' Association in Hono
lulu have agit&ted the proposition of
reducing the wholesale price of beef
Ask for and insist upon getting
Primo Lager.- Its purity is guaran
teed. Sold everywhere about ttte Is-
.. . .vT
a zoresi reserve on iviaui consist
ing of our most valuable cabinet
woods is a consummation to be most
devoutly wished for.
Work has been commenced on the
new City Market, and the ground is
being leveled for a cement floor,
twenty by forty feet in area.
The Ladies' Guild of Wailuku wi 1
meet at the residence of Mrs. G. B
Robertson on next Tuesday after
neon, January 24, at the usual hour.
Ruberoid Roofing has the reputa
tion of being an absolutely water
proof and durable roofing. Write to
Lewers & Cooke, Honolulu, about it
Seeds of the milo tree, one of the
most beautiful woods of Maui, can be
had free upon application to Brother
Frank at the Catholic Mission School
The Iroquois touched at Maalaea
Bay on Tuesday, and on Wednesday
Capt. Niblack drove across to Kaha-
lui to make investigations of the Ka
The Baldwiu Klndergarden at La
haina gives a concert this evening in
Lahaina, and judging by the numbers
on the program it will prove a treat
to music lovers.
Once more the News - urge that
the land holders on Maui plant pa
paya, mango, pear and orange trees
in their door yards and .spare
grounds. It pays.'
Articles of incorporation of the
Maui Puolishing Co. have beta filed
with the Territorial Treasurer, and a
meeting of the directors was held in
Wailuku last night.
There was a rush at the office of
the Superintendent of Water Works
on Monday to pay water rates for
the ensuing six months, as that was
the last day of grace.
Our local business men are making
a mistake not to advertise liberally
ii the News. It is a paying proposi
tion to do so, mossbacks and back
numbers to the contrary.
Upon the sale and transfer of the
Niws, Wailuku merchants should
wake up, rise to the situation oo fill
the paper with live ads. That would
mean growth and business.'
On last Saturday evening and Sun
day tbe Chinese dedicated their Joss
House on Vineyard street, to a ear
splitting accompaniment of firecrack
ers, drums and Chinese gongs.
It is claimed that the Territorial
entomologists have secured an Aus
trallan insect which is a dead shot on
the leaf hopper, and it would be well
to secure some of them for Maui.
Investigations are being made look'
ing to improvements in Kahului Har
bor.' A breakwater and railroad
track to the side of a big wharf be
yond the reef would be tbe proper
The Chinese of the Gee Eung Tong
Society entertain their friends at
swell Chinese dinner, all the dishes to
be prepared Chinese style, at their
temple on Vineyard street tomorrow
Experiments on Maui bj the News
man, James Lindsay of Haiku and
others have practically demoostrat
ed that a cross between brown leg
horn cocks and plymouth hens pro
duce the most desirable fowl for the
table and for eggs that can be raised
It is known that the rubber tree
makes luxuriant growth on East
Maui, and if the experiment now being
tried should prove that these trees
yield a good annual 'output' of me
chantable rubber, there will be de
veloped large, acreage -of ruJiber
trees extending from Hueloto Hna
Want Hawaiian Woods.
Many of the finer grained and more
valuable varieties of wood grown on
the Islands have won a warm place
the hearts of cabinet-makers and
lovers of rare and valuable woods on
the mainland, and a steady and in
creasing demand for these woods is
Recently Brother Frank, princi
pal of St. Anthony Mission School,
Wailuku, who is something of an ex
pert in rare island woods, received
letter from a prominent manufao
turer of musical instruments in Cin-
cinati, asking for samples of the dif
ferent woods grown here. In res
ponse to this request, Brother Frank
has made a collection of thirty varie
ties, and will at once forward them.
The following are the varieties to be
sent: Koa, dark koa, light colored
koa, koa lau nui, kamani, white ka
mani, (umbrella,) mao, hau, olaa,
ohia lehua, sandal wood, kukui, ka
fnuuila, kou, (very scarce,) variety
ohia lehua, monkey pod, kolea,
scarce,) milo, (scarce,) lauhala. cof
fee, kopeika and kauila, (scarce.)
Some of these woods of rare value,
such as milo, kou, kauila and sandal
woods, are very scarce, while others
such as koa, ohia and kukui are found
reasonable abundance. But all of
the above woods grow on the Islands,
and in reforesting our barren plains
and hill sides, due attention should
be given to planting the more valua
One of the most valuable of these
is the milo, which grows into a hard,
fine-grained, pale rose colored wood,
taking an exquisite polish, and
adaptable to finishing where fancy
woods are wanted. There are seve-
al of these trees of good size now
growing at the Catholic Mission, the
wood of which, if properly prepared
for market, would be worth several
hundred dollars. These trees are
vearlv loaded with seed pods, the
seeds from which germinate quick
leyandinrank luxuriauce, so that
they have to be pulled up and thrown
away to keep the ground beneath
the trees clear. To illustrate the
value of this wood, Brother Frank
states that he was offered $20 for
Stick of one of these trees which he had
cut down, the stick being but little
over a foot in diameter and not much
more than six feet long. If the seeds
from these trees were all gathered
and planted on central Maui, the
value of their timber twenty years
from now would run up into the hun
dreds of thousands.
Sandal wood is better known, and
it is believed that, the government
is taking steps to reforest the is.
tetd& with this valuable wood. The
kou is another rare wood, soft and
dark brown when' polished, jt was
formerly much planted along the
sea cpasts, but has been nearly ex
terminated by the ravages of' i
moth, " . Kauila,' remarkable for close
gram, hardness and weight, grows
on drv slopes, and is still found in
considerable quantities on Kauai
This is the wood from which the an
cient Hawaiian warriors wrought
their spears, a few relics of which
may be found In collections of cur'os
Hawaiians still entertain a strong
superstition concerning the kauwiia,
and will not allow it to grow in their
door yards, as they claim that
brings bad luck to the household
Koolea, common on Maui grows at
and altitude of 2,000 to 3 500 feet.
and is valuable for fuel ' and cabinet
work. ' It bark yields a red dye for
merly much used by Hawaiiens.
Intelligent study of the habitat
the many rare woods which will grow
rhere, and energy m reforesting our
bare plains and hill sides with the
more valuable of these wood would
result at the end of the next twenty
years in adding millions to our na
tural resources, as well as increas
I ing greatly the annual rainfall.
Miss N. A. Holden announces a de
lightful entertainment, for the benefit
of her school at Kindergarden Hall
The jubilaul Japanese had another
lantern procession last Saturday
There was another wind storm on
It is understood that Mr. F. Kohler
has sailed for Japan.
Miss A. Z. Hadley entertained
several friends last Saturday evening.
The new buildicgs at Lahainaluna
will be very handsome stractures,
and their attractive appearance is
already quite apparent, even lrom
distance. It is thought that one of
the buildings may be completed in six
weeks. The plastering is already
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Mac
Donald entertained Architect Kerr
of Honolulu on Wednesday.
Rev. S. Kapu is succeeding very
well in his new duties as instructor
at Lahainaluna School. He now re
sides in the upper cottage on the
Mr. Guerrero, the new foreman of
the Lahainaluna printing office, was
formerly in the employ of the Hono
Several of the Lahainaluna boys
spent their vacation in diligent work
on the extensive grading around the
new buildings." The entire cost of
grading will probably be about $500.
The present number of pupils at
Lahainaluna is about 60.
' The regular annual meeting of the
Stockholders of the Maui Wine
Liquor Co.' Ltd. will be held at the K
of P. Hall on Wednesday evening,
January 25th, 1905, at 7.30 o'clock
(or election of officers and such other
business as may be brought before
Between Paia and Kaupakalua,
a ladies' purse " containing lady's sil
ver watch. Finder will be reward
ed by returning to Cemp 1 Store.
Spreckelsville, Jan. 4, 1J105
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND CIRCUIT,
Territory of Hawaii, nt Chambers In Pro
bate, In the mattorof the Estate of J, PALI
Notice is horeby given that the under
signed baa this day been appointed Adminis
trator of the estate of S. Pall Sylva, late of
Wailuku, Maui, deceased, by ordor of the
Judge of the Circuit Court, Second Circuit,
Territory of Hawaii, and all creditors of said
deceased are hereby notified to present their
claims duly authenticated with the proper
rouoners, if any exist, even If the claim is
secured by mortgage upon real estate, to the
undersigned at his offloe in Wailuku, Island of
Maui, Territory of Hawaii, within six months
from the first publication of this notice. All
claims not presented as aforesaid will be for
Dated at Wailuku. Maui,, Territory of Ha
waii, Dcoember 88th, 1904.
T. B. LYONS,
Administrator of the Estate of J. Pali
James L. Coke,
ai-4t. Attorney for Said Estate.
PEARSON & POTTER CO., Ltd
P. O. Box 784 831 FORT STREET, HONOLULU jg
MATERIAL FOR WAILUKU
Up Country Notes.
C. fTielsen, -the civil engineer for
the H. C. & S. Co. who has been
quite ill the past week is greatly
The steamer Nebraskan arrived
at Kahului Thursday mornine and
will discharge, and take on a cargo
of sugar for San Francisco. She
has about 1000 tons of freight for
The steamer Texan is expected in
Kahului as soon as the Nebraskan
leaves, which will probably be about
A Japanese who was working night
shift at the Puunene Mill was fatally
injured one night this week. While
trying to clear the rollers, his lower
limbs were drawn in aud crushed.
He died shortly after being removed
to the Hospital. No blame is attach
ed to those in charge as he was dis
obeying orders at the time of the ac
Miss Fanning came up from Hono
lulu to take the place left vacant at
the Puunene Hospital by the de
parture of Miss Romero.
Heprv Daniels gave a luau at his
residence last Saturday evening to
celebrate his birthday. The table
was pi ettilly decorated and heavily
laden with the various Hawaiian
dishes. The luau was all that could
be desii ed
Mrs. Kirkland of Kahului accident
ly fell from a chair and broke her arm
The niehts have been very eold
here, lately the thermometer ha. WAILUKU JAIL AND FIRE STATION
nights. Snow was recentlv seen on
the summit of Haleakaia but only
Sealed tenders will be received at the
office of the Superintendent of Fublic
Works at 12 o'clock m., of Thursday
January 19th, 1905, for furnishing the
Wailuku Vol. Fire Co., the following
1000 feet 2j4 inch Double Jacket Cot
ton Fire Hose, rubber lined, guaranteed
to stand a pressure test of 150 lbs. to the
square inch; 2 inch hose nozzles 2
inch hose nozzles.
2 hose carts which can be drawn by
hand. Each to have the capacity of car
rving at least 400 feet of cotton rubber
lined hose, with an equipment of one ax,
one crowbar, tool box at rear with auto
matic locker, pipe holder on tongue, rope
reel with brass heads and painted stop-
pawl, 60 feet manila rope leathered, with
buckles, two wood cones for trumpet hot
ders, friction roller, wrought iron tongue
with hold-back handle, crab and prop-
leg, axle and hub cap wrench.
Specifications taken from hose cart No
3, figure 328 of Eureka Fire Hose Co.
All to be delivered F. O. B. Wharf Kahu
Bidders will also state in their proposals
the time to complete delivery of entire
list on wharf at Kahului, Maui.
Proposals to be endorsed on envelope
"Material for Wailuku Fire Dept."
The Superintendent of Public Works
reserves the right to reject any or all
C. S. HOLLOWAY,
Superintendent of Public Works,
Honolulu, T. H. Jan. io, 1905,
The Oldest Established Furniture House in the Islands
We have a larger aud more varied stock than kept by any other
firm in the same line. Furniture repairing done skillfully and
quickly by experts.
We have just received, direct from New York factory, a ship
ment of the famous
Ostermoor Patent Elastic Felt Mattresses
These are specially adapatable to this climate. We will be pleaseu
to furnish particulars regarding' these Mattresses and 'solicit a
trial order. They are equal to hair mattresses and cost ,a great
deal less. We keep the best wire mattresses in the City.
SESSION OF LEGISLATURE.
In accordance with Section 41, Chapter
II, of the Act of Congress Organizing
Hawaii into a Territory, the next regular
Session of the Legislature of the Terri
tory of Hawaii will convene in Honolulu
on February 15th; the third Wednesday
in February. Such Session shall con
tinue not longer than Sixty days, rxclud
ing Sundays and holidays.
G. R. CARTER,
Honolulu, January 5th, 1905. 22-3t
lasted a few hours.
On the grade between Lahaina and
Wailuku, a ladies brown purse, con
tainiog IT In silver, ladies' silk hand 4
kerchiefs and other minor article
Finder will please return to NiWa
office and receive reward, '
A musical treat of more than or
dinary excellence will be afforded to
the people of Labaina this evening,
the event being a concert given (or
the benefit of the Bil4Mo Kinder
The following it the program which
will be off-red: .
Song, Lahainaluna School; Cornet
Solo, "The Lost Chord," Kr. C D.
Lufkin; Violin Selection, Mr. K. J.
Zedtwita; Readfjg, "The Inventor's
Wife," Miss i. N. Horner; Song,
"The Rosery" " Ethelbert Weirn,
Mrs. L. Vetflseny Violin Selection,
Mr. K. 3, Zfdtwit;.Song,. Lahaina
luna School Cornet Solo, "'The Last
Rose of Summer," Mr. C. D. Lufkin;
RecitatiqiVlBiddy's Troubles Among
the Yankees," Mrs. S. Decoto; Song,
with vjblfri iobligato, "Beneath the
Branches." Guyd'IIardelot Mrs. L.
A special meeting of the share
holders of the Hui Kuai A in a o
Huek; Huelo Land Co..) will ' be
Uid on Monday, January 23, 1905, the day specified.
' sealed proposals will be received
the office of the Superintendent of Pub
lic Works, until 12 o'clock ni., of Jan
uary 23, 1905, for constructing the
Wailuku Tail and Fire Station, Wailuku
Maui, T. H.
Revised plans and specifications are
on file at the office of the Assistant Sup
erintendent of Public Works, and with
L. M. Baldwin, Sheriff of Wailuku, Maui
copies of which will be furnished in
tending bidders on receipt of $5.00
which sum will be returned intending
bidder after he has deposited his bid and
returned the plans and specifications.
' Proposals must be submttted on tbe
blank forms, which will be furnished by
the Assistant Superintendent of Public
Works, and ' L. M. Baldwin, and en
closed in a sealed envelope addressed
Hon. C. S. Holloway, Superintendent of
Public Works, Honolulu, T.H., endorsed
''Proposal for Wailuku Jail and Fire
Each proposal must contain the full
name of the party or parties making the
same and all persons interested therein
and must be accompanied by a certified
check of 5 per cent of the amount of the
proposal, payable to C. S. Holloway
Superintendent of Public Works, as sure
tv that if the proposal be accepted a con
tract will be entered into.
No proposal will be entertained t nless
made on the blanks furnished by the
Asst. Supt. of Public Works and delivered
at the office of the Superintendent of Pub-
he Work previous to 12 o clock m. on
KING and BETHEL STREETS,
Pacific Hardware Co., Lt'd
Absolutely safe and reliable, saves time, fuel and
temper, once tried, always used.
1 burner $5.50 2 burners $8.50 3 burners $10.50
Securely crated for shipping
Fort and Met chant Sts., Honolulu
Ask for and
Insist upon Getting
Its purity is guaranteed.
It is made of the finest
hops and barlev iralt,
combined with pure ar
Sold everywhere in bottle and keg.
NO DARK ROOM IS NEEDED
To develop films if you use the Kodak Developing Machine.
Its operation is to the last degree simple and the results
are better than those obtained by the darkroom method of
development. Vith the Kodak Developing Machine one
can develop at t he hotel, in camp, on shipboard or train.
Developing Machine $6.00
HONOLULU PHOTO SUPPLY CO.;
FORT . .
Ht 10 o'clock Ji. M., at Kahului,
Maui, T. H. "
, A. N. KEPOIKAI,
' President, Huelo Land Co.
Jaa. 12, 1905. . 22-lt
Tbe Superintendent reserves the right
to reject nr or sll bids.
C. S. HOLLOWAY.
Superintendent of Public Works.
Honolulu, T. H., Jan. 4. 9S
WOODS' ;S SHELDON
91 KJNG STREET-HONOLULU