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:. VO-UMEXI WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1905. NUMBER 24 1
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Attorkby at Law
WATLUKU : : MAUI
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ATTORNEY AT LAW
WATLUKU. : : : : MAUI.
C. II. DICKEY ,
Attounkv and CsuscKUiOn at Law
37 S. King St. HONOLULU.
' Business from Mtvul people os-
Du. JOHN WBDDIOK,
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7 to 8 V. M. IlQSVITAI. 10 A. M.
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Office, Kawaii-ai, Puunene anu
Kaiiui.ui. Telephone 82
Hours. 0 A. M. to 4. P. Mf
EDMUND 11. HAltT
'Notary Puiimo, Conveyencer and
Aoent to Grant Marriaoe License
Onicc, Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
, Notary Puniao.
MOSES K. NAKUINA.
For the Island of Molokai
Pure, frosty, crystal
clear Soda Water at
our Silver Fountain
A hundred varieties of the most
celebrated Patent and Proprie
tary Medicines and Domestic
fBjp HONOLULU, II. T
Ht-' This name on a Package
JplBf " t of Drugs or Medicine is a
. -' guarantee of the SUPERIOR
BF" ' ' !UAUTY f tllC Adide'
'flf' All first class stores handle
' our goods.
Half a hundred differ
ent kinds of the most
exquisite Toilet Soaps,
Powders and Creams
MAUI DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLTCSEN, Prop.
TO ESTABLISH PLANT
Asks Commissioner Pratt to Find Location-Will
Bring a Colony of Factory Hands-The
Casualties on the- Bennington.
ONE PER CENT DISCOUNT ON WARRANTS.
John Calhoun Commissioner to Venezuela Butter From
Cocoanut Oil No Extra Session Island Tax
Appeal Boards Appointed.
ANXIOUS TO MAKE SILK.
HONOLULU, July 25 I haven't
any land close to a city to' sell to
a silk manufacturer," said Land
Commissioner Pratt yesterday,
"but I would like to hear from some
private owners who may have."
The remark of the Land Commis
sioner was drawn out by the follow
ing letter, It bears the letter head
of the Spherpolar Engineering
Company, 72 Trinity Police, Now
York, and is dated at New York,
July 5th, 1005:
"J. W. Pratt, Esq. Dear Sir!
Your favor of Juno 10th just to
hand, and in reply to the same I
would say that we propose to es
tablish a largo plant for the manu
facture of silk, requiting three
acres of ground, and if convenient,
quarters for employees. The
amount of land required for build
ings to cover 500 looms, and atten
dant machinery, stables, etc., would
be at least threo acres, but we
might purchaso more if it could be
obtained at a fair price. In fact,
the price of the land will have
much to do with our establishment
of the enterprise.
"Wo would want to be near a
shipping point, but if it is an ob
ject to ship by rail' or boat, or both,
would consider such a proposition.
Of course, freightage is an object in
a large manufacturing businesses
wo would have much coal and lum
ber to move.
"Does the government allow set
tlement of lands as a bounty to
veterans of the Civil' War? What
is the price of' government land?
Would like to know the prices of
government and of privato lands,
with maps and full details, as you
"Outside of business considera
tions, my health and pleasure re
quiro a better climate and condi
tions than I can got 'here. I am
not an invaild, wi.s never sick a
clay in my life, but I am sixty
years old and dislike cold weather
as does also my son, who proposes
to live in Hawaii und do business
"I can have a regular little
colony of our own out thero, if I
can make tho right figures. . . . I
thought a representative of the
.United States government would
bo as likely as any one to furnish
facts, preliminary to our visiting
tho place or having our representa
tive do so. . . . Estimates for everything-
but land have been made,
and wo have waited patiently for
your reply, for which wo thank
you, and which wo fully appreciate.
Wo would want to be as near tho
city as, possible, consistently with
tho prices of proporty.
(Signed) "J. L. FOLLETT."
Now," said Mr. Pratt, "I am
willing to do all that 1 can to
furnish information, but I havo
not any government land, as 1
said bofoio, that would bo availablo
for this purposs. And I would
lik'o to hoar from private land
owners, as to terms and prices.
There must be land near Honolulu
that would be suitable fo the en
terprise in question."
SAN DIEGO, July 24. The
latest figures of the casualties
resulting from tho boiler explosion
ofi the gunboat Bennington give
the dead as 59, the wounded as 50,
and the missing as sixteen.
Funeral services were held to
day over some of the dead, and
Wore most impressive, although
simple. Forty-seven of tho bodies
of victims of the disaster were laid
in two rows, in a deep trench.
Tho cemetery in which the
bodies of tho Bennington's dead
were laid to rest yesterday lies oft
the crest of Point Loma, four hun
dred feet above tho harbor mouth.
It commands a view of the city
and. bay of San Diego, Coronado
Beach, and tho broad Pacific,
while as a background on the
north, east and southeast riso the
blue mountains of California and
Mexico. The view from this spot
was declared by Charles Dudley
Warner to bo ono of ho seven
finest in the world. In the ceme
tery many heroes are buried
among tho earliest interments
being those, of tho bodies of the
victims of the battles, of the M ex
can War fought in San Diego
Bennington's complement.. ..201.
Total casualties 115.
Total survivors 8G.
ONE PER ON WARRANTS.
HONOLULU, July 23. "After
the bankers had held a meeting
this morning, they notified me that
they would reduce tho discount on
Territory warrants from two to one
percent," said Territorial Treasurer
. It is understood that all the
banks in town were represented at
the meeting held yesterday aftor
iioon. Treasurer Campbell had
had a conference with representa
tives of tho bankors on Saturday,
and had told them a few tilings
with reforonco to Territorial fin
ances. It was in consequence of
this that tho mooting of tho bank
ers was called, and tho reduction
Tho reduction moans a great deal
to men who are working for the
govornniont on salary. Heretofore,
when tho Treasury has been short
of cash, it has boon necessary for
salaried men, who aro not as a rule
ovor-providont, to discount their
warrants, and for this discount tho
banks havo charged two per cont.
Whon it is romoniborcd that nearly
ono million dollars aro paid out b
tho Treasury every year in salaries
of one kind or another, it will be
seen that this has been quilo a
handsome plum. And there were
other warrants than salary to be
More than that, 'tho 'profit has
not always gone to tho banks, nor
has the discount always been oven
us little as two per cent. A num
ber of salary warrants, paticularly
in tho cases of smaller salaried men,
have gone into the hands of the
usurers and these have not been
content with two per cent. Tho
man who has got into their clutch
es has been lucky to get off wytli a
discount of ten per cent.
CALHOUN COMMISSIONER TO
OYSTER BAY (L. I ), July 11.
Judge William J. Calhoun . of
Chicago has been appointed by
President Roosevelt to be a
special Commissioner to Venezu
ela. Judge Calhoun will make a'
thorough investigation into the
conditions in Venezuela so far
as they relate to the United States
and its interests.
The following announcement
"The Presidont has appointed
W. J. Calhoun of Chicago special
Commissioner to Venezuela. The
President has been familiar with
Mr. Calhoun's service on tho report
on Cuba, which he mado for Presi
dent Mckinley's private informa
tion, and has also known of his
work as Interstate Commerco Com
missioner. He also has been de
signated as special Commissioner
to examine fully into tho situation
in Venezuela and report 'to tho
President exactly what tho differ
ences aro between Venezuela and
the United States, and also as to
what has been arranged for other
powers which in any way conflicts
with the interests of the United
States. Ho is also to examine into
the complaint made b- ''American
citizens as to the conduct of Vene
zuela and report to the Presi
dent exactly as to what tho equit
ies aro in these cases." 1
IJUTTER FROM COCOANUT OIL.
According to a report submitted
to our State Department by Cdn-
sul General Skinner, of Marseilles
Franco, an extensive trade in
butter substitutes is growing up in
Europe, tho chief of these com
pounds being copra, or cocoanut
butter, with tlnf center of manu
facture at Marseilles. A single
firm in that city turned out 7200
tons of this edible grease in one
year. It is produced by tho mani
pulation of copra oil, but tho se
cret of its manufacture is jealously
guarded and remains in the hands
of a few. The compound is sold
under tho names of "vegetalino)"
and "cocoaline,'' and is declared
to bo wholesomo as well as cheap,
and is generally sold on its morits
It is a boon to tjio poor, and there
lias been no attempt to put legal
restrictions on its sale Leslie's.
NO EXTRA SESSION.
HONOLULU, July 22. "There
will bo no special session of tho
Legislature to appropriate money
keop up tho militia," said Acting
Governor Atkinson yesterday.
"There is-no occasion to call ono.
Tho assuranco that the militia
will bo kopt up by popular sub
scription will sufiico.
"No; tho militia is not going to
bo disbanded. It is still in oxis
tonco, and will coutinuo to oxist.
I do not want to say anything
that might bo construed as a criti
oism of tho action of tho Legisla
HILO SUGAR FLEET
HELD AT FRISCO
Rats Suspected of Being Infected With Plague the J
Cause-Two Steamers Seized Yellow
Fever Raging in New Orleans.
GOVERNOR WILL SELL HAWAIIAN BONDS.:
Will Act For The Territory in The East. Japanese Pcaccti
Envovs Lunch at Ssofamnrc. Mikndn , 2S
Receives Taft Party in Audience.
Sugar 90 deg. test, 4 .0025; Beets, lis. ll.
TOKYO, July 28. The German steamer Lydia has been seized;
and tho Centennial may have been also.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28. Tho sugar packets Annie Johnson
R. P. Rithet, Transit and Mary E. Foster from llilo are quarantined.!
It is suspected they carry rats infected with plague.
DLW ORLEANS, July 28. There is a slight exodus from this
tins place from yellow fever which is unchecked.
HONOLULU, July 28. Governor Carter will act as agent to ar-
f !, i t ir i i :.. n... i,-v.i u
1VIL t'l llimilllllll DUUUB ill 111U J'jUSl.
OYSTER BAY, July 28. Tho Japanese Peace Envoys lunch at
Sagamoro Hill and discuss the approaching conference.
HONOLULU, July 27. Tho Emperor and Crown Prince recoiv;
cd Secretary Taft, Miss Roosevelt and party in audience today.
CAPE BRETON, July 27. The Perry Arctic Expedition sailed!
from this port yesterday. v
l EW ORLEANS, July 27 Six deaths from yellow fever occurred!
hero to!lay and forty-five new cases have developed.
VANCOUVER, July 20. A dynamite explosion occurred ycBter-1
day in a mine at Banff, on tho line of tho Canadian Pacific Railway
in Alberta. Three were killed and many injured.
NEW ORLEANS, July 20. Thero wcro two deaths from ycllow
fever yesterday. Tho total number of deaths from this cause in thoS
etato up to date is thirty-four.
PORTLAND, July 25 U. S. Senator John II. Mitchell was today$
fined ?1000 on cdnviction of bribe taking in connection with tho land l
frauds. Ho was also sentenced to six months at penal servitude'.
Pending a review of his case by tho Supremo Court of the United StatesV
the execution of sentence will be deforred. Mitchell was released un-"i
dor -12,000 bail.
SAN DIEGO, July 25, Six of tho sailors injured in tho explosion
on the gunboat Bennington aro still in a critical condition.
Tlie vessel will bo towed to tho Mare Island navy yard by otheij
BERLIN, July 25. It is scnii-ofiicially delared that thero is no
ground for alarm among Gorman residents of New Guinea and Ncwl
Britain, at a report that tho Gorman government proposes to establish!
n nnnnl settlement in Admiralty Islands or in the South Seas.
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bjiuuivJiUijiu, July ao. ino uauinci nas resigned.
BERLIN, July 10. Reports received hero states that a native risj
ing in Samoa is inevitable unless radical changes aro mado in adm'irfi
nistration or a considerable permanent garrison is established on tliKH
Auckland merchants and others who havo trade relations with thoJ
islands attach littlo importance to the abovo message. Thero is a sec-'
tion of European residents, including Germans, dissatisfied with thoJ
administration of the present Governor, Dr. Solf, but tho latest news,!
showed tho natives to bo poaceful and quiet, except that somo months '
ago' tp chiefs broke goal and somo trouble resulted with them. Auck-j
CHICAGO, July 21. Baron Komura, tho Japanese peaco plerii
notcntiary, stated in an intorviow that ho desired peace, but was nofe
overanxious that tho negotiations should prove successful. Noitheri
was ho oversanguino as to tho successful outcome of the conference,
turo in dealing with tho National
Guard, but it might havo been
better if tho subject had been
moro fully considered. Tho Coun
ty Act has taken our territorial
policy 'away from us, and thero
would bo nothing to take its place
if tho militia were to bo disbanded.
TAX APPEAL BOARDS.
July 25. Acting Govornor At
kinson this foronoon sont com
missions to the members of tho
now Tax Appoal Boards for tho,
other islands. Tho following
boards havo beon appointed:
Maui, Molokai and Lanai Board
George Weight, W. I.
and A. G. Dickens.
Third Circuit, Hawaii McDouV
gall, Charles D. McComber audS
Fourth Circuit, Hawaii Luther
Severance, E. W. Barnard and I?
Kauai Frank Crawford, If. K
Kahelo and C. H. Swcotzer.
Tho Oahu Board has not as
been appointed. Acting Gqy
nor Atkinson is consulting wi
the Chamber of Comniorco nn'd.lh
Merchants' Association on tho
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