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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, J 905
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J. M. VIVAS
ATTORNEY AT LAW
WAILUKU. : : : : MAUI,
GEO. S AIKEN, D. D. S.
' ."Office, KAWAArAE, PUUNENE AND
faZKXnvwi. Tclophono 82
Hours. 9 A. M. to 4. P. M.
EDMUND H. HART
Notary Pontic, Conveyenoer and
Agent to Grant Marriage License
Office, Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
MRS. A. P
Get.a Rubber Hose
and a Lawn Mower
to begin with .
You can buy both
cheapest at the
MAUI DRUG STORE
V. A. VETLESEN, Prop.
Incorporated Under tho Laws of
the Republic of Hawaii.
. CAPITAL $600,000.00
UNDIVIDED PROFITS .$70,000.00
- OP.PICERS. x
Chas. M. Cooko President
P. O. Jones Vice-President
C. H. Cooko Cashier
C. Hustace Assistant Cashier
E. D. Tennoy, J. A. McCandless,
C. H. Atherton, E. V. Bishop.
Transact a General Commercial
and Savincs Business.
The financial statements of this
bank from time to time published
in this paper. If your patron
ago and influence have, in any
degree, contributed to tho sue
cess of our business, we thank
you for it. If, as yet you are
not a patron, let this bo your
- Invitation to becomo one. . .
8:30 A. M. to 5 P.
8:30 to 1 P. M. and 7:00 to 8 P. M
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
WAILUKU, MAJJI, T. H.
Funds . Here Being Raised To Repair House On
Top of Crater-Easy access to The Largest
Carter On Earth.
J. DUfidAN COMPLIED HIS. WORK.
Waialua to Be The Largest Plantation on Oahu.
Rcport of J. R. Gait Trusted For The
Ilcnknla Trail Completed.
It will be of general interest ta
tho peoplo of the Islands to learn
that the Hnleakala trail is now
completed to tho top of tho crater.
And what has hither to been a
somewhat difficult trip is now made
Leasy to any one who can ride
horseback, From any part of cen
tral or West Maui one. may drive
to Olinda which is but eight and
one-half miles from the top of the
Crater. Even a stranger may now
ride to tho Catholic Church at
Makawao and from that as a land
mark follow tho finger posts to the
top and not bo under tho necessity
of taking a guide.
Contractor J. Duggan of Hono-
ulu had the Contract to open
the trail cleared out tho loose
stones and cut and cleared away
tho bush to a width of twenty feet.
Tho finger boards aro set one fifth
of a mile apart and give the dis
tance on each.
And in between each finger
board post is a plain guide post so
that any one should find his way
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buill at tho top of Haleakalaby
Hon II. P. Baldwin and it is pre
dicted that he will meet with no
difficulty, securing , tho required
funds and Boon have the house in
good repair. Little Flea Cave,
however, is near the lop and pro
vides ample shelter for all who
may wish to make tho trip.
No trip fo the Islands is com
plete without including Ilaleakala
as it has tho largest crater on earth,
being about thirty miles in. circum
ference and two thousand feet deep
while tho top of the Crater is over
ten thousand feet high.
As one stands on the summit
and views tho surrounding horizon
one seems to bo standing in the
enter of an immense bowl and tho
ocean seems to be many feot above
entirely encircling tho island.
Come one: come nil: and view
this tho grandest sight of Maui,
Dear Sirs: Your Trusteo Nhas
made several visits recontly to the
Waialua Plantation, and begs to
make the following report.
Since April, 1901, the time of
tho original issue1 of . your bonds,
up to October 1st, 1905, tho follow
ing expenditures have been made
on permanent improvements:
Big dam at Wahiawa $ 292,751.35
Sniajl reservoirs for
storage of night
water for pumps
and ditohes in
Steam Pumping Plants 293,973.32
flumes and sy
Mill leased lands,
oil tanks, elec
tric plant, roads,
bridges and fen
WAIALUA TO BE THE LARGEST
PLANTATION ON OAIIU.
Mr, Gait, trustee under the bond
issuo has submitted his report to
tho bond holders of tho Waialua
Agricultural Co. Limited. It shows
an expenditure of over eleven
hundred thousand dollars for per
Tho plantation will soon have
12000 acres under cultivation be
low tho 700 foot level and G000
acres below the 900 foot level. Mr,
Gait's estimate is that Waialua
will produce 45000 tons of sugar
His report is us follows:
Honolulu, T. H., October 24
To tho Bondholders of Waialua
Agricultural Company Limited
ihaUho&reatibulk of - exnen'dituiw
for permanent improvements have
been in developine, transportine
and conserving water for irriga
tion. As tho life of tho plantation
depends upon its water supply,
and as tho cost of operating tho
plantation is largely increased or,
decreased by tho methods used in
distributing tho water over tho
fields, for irrigation, the following
information in regard to the water
development at Waialua should be
of material interest to you.
There are 10 Compound and
Triple Expansion Pumps in five
pumping stations, and one at the
mill, with a total pumping capaci
tyof 72,000,000 gallons of water
every 24 hours, and ample water
to run said pumps at full capacity
Also three Gasoline Engine
Fumping Stations. Capacity 3,000,
000 gallons every 24 hours.
There aro twelve small reser
voirs with a total capacity of about
60,000,000 gallons, all situated in
the lower part of the plantation,
below tho GOO foot level used for
the purpose of storing water from
the smaller ditches, and from tho
pumping stations at night. There
aro tvo larger reservoirs, with
total capacity of about 200,000,000
gallons, which aro supplied with
water from three gulches, namely
Opaeula, Kawaiiki, and Waimea
Theso gulches depend for water
"upon the rainfall in the mountains
and records show that the rainfal
at tho heads of tho first two gulch
cs mentioned averages from GO, to
80 inches per year. Tliero is a re
cord of one year showing a rain
fall of 151.4G inches, at the head
A large dam is just nearing
completion at Waialua which will
hold tho water from two largo gul
ches which adjoin each other, at a
short distanco from the dam. -There
is a largor and steadier How
of water hero than from any other j
stream in tho island of Oahu,
draining a largo watershed ot se
veral thousand acres of the sum
mit and slopes of tho Koolau
Tho dam is to have capacity of
2,500,000,000 gallons. There aJe
two other streams of fresh water
coming from two other gulches,
containing larger streams and
draining larger watersheds than
tho Opaeula and Waimea. streams
which up to tho present time have
been practically untouched. It is
intended to make use of this at a
With the water development
above outlined, as coming from
the gulches, and conserved by the
dam and various reservoirs, it is
believed that about 12,000 acres of
land, all below tho 700-foot level
can bo irrigated by these mountain
streams, tho greater part or every
year; and it is possible that when
the streams '.have been further
developed, experience will show
that tho water may bo profitably
used on lands, above the 700-foot
level, thereby producing large
crops on the upper lands.
Above the 900-foot level, it is
estimated that from four to six
thousands acres of good land can
bo cultivated, "with cane, a larA
pari oL which land 'is comparative
ly level, with soil of good depth
and quality. The rainfall on these
upper lands ranges from 40 to 60
inches per annum, as shown by
records, which is about tho same
rainfall as in ordinary years is
found in Hamakua, Hawaii;" Kau,
Hawaii and Lauhala, Hawaii. And
it is probablo that from these up
per non irrigateq neids, tho cane
Tho money, expended on this
water development proves to be a
most wise expenditure, and for the
best interests of tho plantation,
and all connected with it, whether
stockholders or bondholders.
The result is that Waialua Plan
tation, is "going to havo 12,000
acres of land under sugar cultiva
tion, all of which will bo irregated
with fresh mountain water, brou
ght on tho plantation b' gravity,
during a greater part, of tho year(
making it possible that tho pumps
and the necessary expense of
pumping will only bo called upon
occasionally, and in addition there
will bo about 6,000 acres of non
irrigated lands planted in cane,
with good soil and a sufficient
rainfall to warrant a conservative
estimate of from three to four tons
of sugar to tho acre, from theso
Assuming that tho 12,000 acres
below the 700-foot lovel will pro
duce G tons to the acre, which is
about tho avorago for tho past five
years; and assuming that tho 6000
ncres of non-irrigated land will
produce 3 tons to tho acre, this
wQiild indicate that Waialua will
produce about 45,000 tons of sugar
por annum, with possibly a still
further expansion, in area -and
crop, in tho future.
HAWAIIAN TRUST COMPANY,
LTD. J. R. Gait, Treasurer.
Trustee under Bond Issue,
MAKES NEW RI
lt is reported the Emperor of AustW
decided to grant universal
SITUATION IN RUSSIA GRAlS
Odessa Mobs arc murdering the Jews while thejst
in the possession of mobs. The Ship Dirrigoj
heated cargo puts into Montcvedio.
Sugar 96 deg. test 3.5. Beets, 8s. id.
ROCKLAND ME. Nov. 3. In trial trip of tho battloSM
Island a new record of 19.33 knots per hour was made, mm
VIENNA, Nov. 3. It is reported that the emperor hnsd
grant universal sulhage.
ODES5A', Nov. 3. Massacre of the Jews and pillagingtof Yj
continues. The streets are in tho possession of mobs. Official
ship of press telegrams have been a bolished. slBB
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 3. An Amnesty is expected"
affectinc 150,000 prisoners. ' 2Sal
SAN FRANCISCO Nov. 3. Ship Derrigo from PliildoJ
Honolulu has put' in a Montovedio with heated cargo. ,'3$
LONDON, Nov. 2 - Tho situation in the Russian Province
the gravest character today. Tho population of Odessa are attH'fttt
of an armed rabble of 50,000. Tho Jews are ristingy It iflreporfoa-
nnnn l 1 J-.l . . filjvfj'
zuuu persona nave uueu kuiuu ui wuuuueu. s wjxmi
POLTAVA RUSSIA, Nov. 2. The Cossacks today BxedMi
at a mob who were clamoring for the release of political prison
Manv were killed.
ST. PETERSBURG. Nov. 2 Today an imperial ukase wWWi
organising council of ministers. Many political prisoners haYe'itoV5
leased at the demand of mobs in various cities. SL
ST. PETERSBURG, October 30. An imperial marifrifob?
has just been announced, appoints Sergius Do Witte primefriuaiat
the Russian Empire with special authority to coordinate and 'U
the powers of the different branches of the governments, including
army. - a . i
T" ! 1 .1
uivic noeriy is grameu 10 me nussian peopio anu mo nau
assembly is given legislative power. Tho -suffrage onlarged.f vf
iBaSTaPETERSBURG.,Qctobcr30.-The troopB in this cityH Od
tTtffirnTnWthnWIklitra 3 J
UDJ'JSSA, Uctober au. Tho crows whowerel
vessels of tho Russian Black Sea fleet, have mutinie
Rlrlloff nml Plinnlron
SHEFFIELD., Mo., October 30. The Santa Fo LimiteJMri
ed near here to day and thirteen people were killed and.25iinf'i-
LONDON, October 30. Roar Admi ral Train, usl tMmt
pany with his son was attacked by a mob of Chinese nBar Nankin?
American had been hunting and accidentally shot andii
Chinese woman. Tho Chineso mob attacked tho United States
that had been sent to the relief of tho Admiral and his son.
ST. PETERSBURG, October 31.-A manifesto haa bee
announcing tho coniprote abdication of tho autocratic powerj of
Czar. "No concealmont is made of the recent disturbances having.!
ed this action. J '
Witte is believed to have already selected a cabinet. '-J
All present ministers aro oxpected to retire.
ST. PETERSBURG, October 81. The backbono of tho ati&I
broken, and the general strike is coming to an end. WS
Several big railroads aro resuming traffic. n
ODESSA, October 31. Tho report of mutinies on - Rustifntofl
ships is not confirmed. ll&gs
LOS ANGELES, October-31 Walter Scott the Death Vallelnm!
was probably fatall injured while automobiling Walter Scott the mf
'Scotty" was one of tho suddenly-rich miners who camolike la moi
into the public eye. A gold mine ia said to havo given him commr
of fabulous wealth. Ho has one secret claim, and old-timo miners
lievo he located ono of the historical "lost" mines of tho 49-ord
Scotty has had a crazo for anything that would attain speed and a
il ; i i.s .1 i a. a i i i . .
niuiuna muce no inreu a special irain 10 iuko mm and Ills Wile to
cago as faBt aB possible. Then ho took to fast automobiles. ' i
weeks ago ho came out of the mountains with a liurro pack-train la
with gold nuggets.
NEW YORK, October 31. The Board of Elections has refused
allow Jerome's name to go on tho Republican ticket. j 4M
The regularly nominated candidate, Flammers, withdrew in7fa
PEKING, October 31. Fiold maneuvers 6f the army ol 40.000. (
neso soldiers surprised tho foreigners who attended. Tho disciplined
advancement in modorn war tactics was marvelous.
WASHINGTON, October 31. President Roosevolthas beWtr
fcrrcd from tho protected cruiser West Virginia to the
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