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"HE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1907
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CONTRACTOR and UUILDEP
Plans und Estimates Furnished.
Small Jobs and Repair Work by Jtay
Waillku, Maui, T. H.
The Extra Cost of Living,
Some startling result are shown
h.v a comparison of the prices or the i
leadirg commodities, th it enter into '
Oany consumption and use, during
the past ten vears. IN otwithstand
inn; the fact that there have been
considerable gain!" in the earnings of
skilled, and some unskilled, labor dur
ing thp same period, there is no
doubt that it has failed to keep pace
with the added cost of living. More
over, there is a large class of indoor
workers for whom there has been no
increased pay roll and upon whom
the burden of sustenance has been
extremely onerous. During th,' hist
few months there has been an indica
tion of a lowering of values in many
directions, though not In foodstuffs,
indicating a tendency to encourage
demmd at a lower level of prices.
Taking some of the articles that
more directly appeal to us here in
Hawaii, we believe that the following
comparison of ten year mainland
pr'ces at wholesale will be of interest :
July 1, Oct.l,
Article lSOti 11)07
Wheat, per bush. 0.643 $ 1.04
Corn " .3:-ij ,775
Outs " .215 .515
Uarley " .30 1.07
Flour, per b!l. 3.25 4 25
Steers, per 100 lbs. 4 (i5 7.25
Sheep, " 4 011 5.SI0
Mutton, per lb. .055 .11
Milk, per qt. .01! .019
Eggs, per doz .125 .2(
Pork, per bbl. 8.25 16.75
Liacon, per lb. .044 .002
Hams, " .10 .135
Uutter, " .15 .30
Cheese, " .01511 .117
Coffee, " .13 .0(54
Sugar, " , .48 .047
Rice, " .047 .057
Potatoes, per bush .75 2.00
In the whole of the foregoing list it
will be noted ttiat the only two ar
ticles that shov a decrease in prices,
within the ten years, are sugar and
coffe?, both of which are staple pro
ducts of this Territory. Trans Paci
The Kihei Deal.
Honolulu, November 15 .Edward
Pollitz, when asked this morning if
anything had been decided on b-i Ma,
Hawaiian Commercial Co., rega I .y
the purehese of Kihei plantation re
plied: "Nothing has been decided
on as yet, and nothing will be done
until I get back to San Francisco. I
will leave next week on the Korea
" "i1 " c.ciji n..uS i i i uc
uireeiorsor the Lompany when 1 ar
rive. I found everything at Kihei in j
the best possible condition, but. be- !
yond that I have nothing more to j
Heinze A Victim
NEW YORK, Oct. 25. -The bub-
bling tongue f a woman has cost the
Hemzes 03,S:)0,000. This is tl.e
price so far as is known of the inno
cent m'x'mg of business talk with a
discussion of salads and the prevail
slyies. Keen detectives in the em
ploy of the enemies :f Ileinzes skill
fully managed to let a woman talk,
a.id laid miees under the lleiuz
bridges as fa-t. as they were built.
Tlx story is going the rounds of a
woman who cam.e here some time ago
from Butte, Mont., and stopped at
the Waldorf-Astoria, which is head
quarters for Montana mining men.
F. Augustus Heinze hail known her
in Ihitte, and thought so wi ll of her
frie.idihip thct lie discussed with her'
tlie f-imialion of ihe pool to corner
United C-iiper. At various times;
and stages of the pool formation, the I
woman became acquainted w;ith the
plans to buy up all tlie loose stock.
She knew of the "gentlemen's j the white people a, to v.l ether or
agreement" and, not realizing the j nnl ''ie request of the !l,r. aii.in
stern necessity for absolute silence people should he granted, there would
or. the subject, talked over her infer- ' be'a Kiirpris'ug vn'e in f.iv ir of say
uiation with two women chums who''S "Ye" M.u.v people ,h. so be
visited her at the hotel daily and i ''eve do not cai e to come nut in Ihe
sometimes several times each day. ; open, for there is a touch of bigot'-y
Over the luncheon table they mixed intolerance in the attit ide of H e
fa-hions with copper, and after the j Hoard of Health following, that stand
meals certain detectives immediately ' f,r ;'" absolute tt.rning down ot the
were put in possession ot all the in whes of lln-ir fellow citizens (if IU
formation they had gleaned. This I wuiian blood i.i this matter. Under
was quickly turtud over to the j "'esc circumstances few care to be
enemies ot Heiuzes, who took uteps , made a targe t by expressing senti-
to checkmate the corner.
However, it was cecessary to bu
up tome member of the "gentlemen's
coterie," for the Heinze crowd had
possession of much more, than a ma
jority of the stock before the iufor-
'nation ieuiu'il. une member was
finally pcr-uaded to fl iod t.h" ma rl, :i
with his slock, and United Copper
f,,-0Uo from JliO u shave to 10, and
t.c Hei: z-s w, re mi lo . The
worn mi who .-an. up inl r;na' on
was utterly "inn cm: of any wrony
intention, hut tin1 Ifrm.e onpnsi'ion
worked ng'iihst liim through one of
h is most loy;i 1 friends.
Oranges and Pines
hi Porto Rico.
Until the Americ in occupation oT
Porto liico there wore prartienllv no
shipmcn's of oranges to the Ui.it t-d
States. The natives possessed no
knowledge of proper packing meth
ids, ard the duty was prohibitive.
After the Ami rican occupation the
duty was rrduci d to 15 percent pro
visional, which gave the industry an
impetus and led a few American
packet s in commence shipping to the
Mainland. Previously no citrus fruits
were cultivated, while at the present
time it is estimated that about 7.000
acres are under cultivation. The
stocks are FloriJan and Californian
and the plantations are owned and
managed exclusively by Ameaicans.
The principal yield, however, is from
the native or wild orange trees,
neither cultivated nor fertilized,
which grow in the mountainous re
gions. Tnese so called wild oranges,
like all tropical fruits, must be hand
led with the u tin .ist care in order to
reach the United States in good con
dition. This has bee accomplished
during the past two years owing to
the improved methods which the
packers have adopted in the picking,
transporting, and packing of the
fruit. The season begins in Septem
ber and lasts until ahout the middle
of A:ril. The Porto Rico orange is
very sweet and of fine flavor, and the
exportation of them has annually in
creased since the opening of the ip
dustry, amounting at present to 250,
000 boxes a year. t
Pineapple culture is increasing on
the island, the fruit having been ex
tensively planted during the past
two years. The variety most suitable
for shipment in a green state, pack
cd in crates, is the Ped Spanish,
which originated in Cuba This is
the only variety which can he depend
a upon to arrive in the United State
in good condition. There are now
several canning factories on both the
northern and western coasts which
are buying u all those varieties and
grades which will not bear shipment
in their original condition. This in-
dustry nas oeen a very paying pro-
position to the planters for the nast
year, aiM promises to assume larger
proportions on that account. One
planter has recent ly set out a plan-
tatiou comprising u'00 acres. There
are many fruit growers who, two
years ago, paid 50 an acre for land,
which was at onco planted in pine
apples, and the returns for the first
crop year show a profit ot nv; r Mi:)
per cent, with the land slill in their
possession and a growing croo for
u,e ,lexl s(f;ls. ThU h.M s, ,,;,, .
ed Irult W-nwi.
g lo a rem irl
tent -Trans Pacilie Trade.
The Whites and Wsibcfe.
Thr myliout 'he YV,.li.icli di-cus-inn
it has Peen a.-sumed that, the while
pe.ij.la of I he Territory st""d as a
unit against W,i"ucli a- a fakir, an )
also stood a-' a in it ny iinst grunting
the req est of the Hawaiian people
to give Wallaeh a chance to ti cat the
people at i l.e se ! ll emeu t. We would
not care to .-ay how many while
people bci! ve in Wali.u-h as a man
lV(i believe however, many uni satis
Fied lli.it his 1 1 e.i tn.ei.t will give
VPI'V inutcrul relief, whatever it may
"li a,u "-t eir.pliat icaily believe
that if a vole co:i!d lie taken amongst
ments at all favorable to the Ha
waiian side of it.
The vital point, however, is not
Wallacli, nor what Wul(ich can do.
The point is that a request has been
preferred practically by the Ha-
wailass ns a race that this man he
iven a chance, ai'd policy and k'ndlv
return for the thousand uiel one evi
denies of jjood will the H.iwarun
penple have -hown to the whit? race
since !h"y cine lo t'n -e slioi-r-i, ca'l
upon us Id accede promntiy nod
'a:i !y t.i ! his reipie.t. Not that we
may believe in Wailacii or that he
can it ) anything at nil along th.' p -o
posed line-; hi t simp'v for the 'pur
pose of prest rving good will between
! het wo m i', ar-.d avoiding I he bit t er-n-s.
i!i,:ru-t and sense of wrong
now fell hy the Hawaiian people in
the arrogant and peremptory way
they have been t rea ted. lieacnii.
Profit in Planted Forest.
I! ith soil and climatic conditions in
Illinois are favorable to tree grow th,
as is well shown by the fact that over
ISO species a'e found, and many in
troduecd species thrive. Com pars;.
Lively few species, however those
which will furnish posts or poles at
an early age can be grown on tlie
better clashes of soils in compeliliju
with better firm crops.
During a recent held season the
Forest Service made a field study to
ascertain the kinds of Urees best
u'apted to planting in tlie prairie
sections of tlie State. Over 100 plan
tations were examined and more
than 20.000, trees were measured as
a basis for determining the rate of
growth and ttic value of the pluntiion.
The yield of posts or poles per cere
was computed for the plantations ex
arnined, and conservation prices
were assigned in order to find their
present value. Detailed results and
consequent recommendations are em
bodied in Cir cular SI of tlie Forest
Ser ice, "Forest Planting in Illinois."
which will be sent free upon applica
tion to the Forester, United States
Hepartment of Agriculture, Wash
ington, D. C.
PantiUions which show a net an
nual income at 3 per cent of $1 an
acre or more are regarded as com
merciully successful. Judged tiy this
standard, the only species which
woul.l have paid throughout are ca
talpa, with an average return of
5.18 per acre, and larch, wi'h a re
turn of $ 1.38 per acre.
With catalpa, 10 plantations out
f 15 whose products were computed
have paid more than ft per acre,
while two of these have paid Si). 35
and $ll!.70, respectively. Though
the average indicated return from
catalpa is but little more th;:n that
from larch, it is often preferable to
plant catalpa. It ro.vs a trifle
faster, can be utilized for posts and
holes at a smaller size, and its wood
i mote durable, liesides, catalpa
will grow well on ground that is too
wet for larch, or which is flooded so
often that success with farm crops
Of the Mi larch plantations examin
ed, 10 have paid more than it per
acie, and of these 2 have paid more
than $7 per acre. This indicates
that if a market devi lups for lurch
posts and poles, as seems'' lik'y,
piai ling lurch rtill at lejst be as pro
lit able us r :i-i:ig ordinary farm crips?
IJec.l.isc (). otange has been
plaint d mainly for hedges its value
as a p'anta i n tree has been pas-ed
over. Thai t i- m.-urpa-sed in soil
ad a pt a oiii'.y a in i in ha rdiuess has been
amply di ::n 'i.. strati ll. The only dan
gi rli '-in the nothern part of the
State, u hen it is likely to winter
kiil. T ie Uw O-age orange plan
talious examined show an average
annual income of $3.12 per acre, a
sum which undoubtedly could have
b, en increased ha I the orginal sp.ic-
ing hii n closer. There is good reason
j to believe that O.-age orange will pay
I on ground which is unvoted to catalpa
or lanh 'ind which, at the ,-ame time,
will not bring a proper return firm
L nil crops.
The average return from black
walnut is low, since this tree requires
many years toriach a size profitable
ticut. 1 1 i i t rui; that one 20 year-
rid grove shows an annual income of
2 d5 per acre, but this is computed
for posts, and no owner of walnut
grove is likely to cut it fur these.
Two grovos in Whiteside and Morgan
counties show annual incomes of $3.(10
and $3 112 per acre, respectively, at
the end of fortynine and sixty-four
years. These, however, are by far
the be.-t walnut groves measured.
Even under the best conditions wal
nut requires at, lea-it fifty years to
reach a proli'able cutting siz ', while
in one hundred yea' s the profit should
lie much larger. Few persons, how
ever, are likely to undertake such a
In addition to giving t ibles show
ing the rate of giowth of all the
specie- of trees which have been
la rge'y planted in Illinois, suggestions
ire given as to the best methods of
nan t ing and t binning a forest plan
In t ion. and reference is made to a
plantation rrcently started bv the
Northern Illinois State Normal School
i! De Kalb. according to plans pre
pared by the Forest Service. One of
the most instructive plantations ex
amined w as that established in 1S71
bv the Uivversitvof l.lmoisut Urba
na. This covers about 13 acies and
conta ns 20 species of forest trees,
many of which have grown well.
Is Besieged By Affinities.
CHICAGO, Oct. H.-Fat affinities,
can affinities, oi l affinities, rich affin
ities and poor affinities are blessing
N. H. Matthews.
Mr. Matthews placed a sign iu his
window declaring he wanted a wife.
He lias taken the sign down and din-
connected the front door bell. He
stands on his front porch telling meu
callers that Matthews dropped dead
the night before. Women callers lie
Hymail, by carriage and by mess
enger he receives matrimonial pros
pectuses eerv quarter of an hour.
Women who are anxious to accept
his offer have been sending him proofs
of their qualifications. Yesterday a
big chocolate cake arrived. Then
came two pairs of darned socks; later
a pair of patched overalls. A special
delivery letter, bound with pink
ribbon, arrived in the afternoon:
"I have no choice as to blonde or
brunette, loan or fat, tall or short,"
he said yesterday, "so long as the
applicants fills the bill in other re
spects. If she convinces me that he
will make a good help meet she is
the woman for me.
"Now, I don't see why so many
folks think my plan to attract eligible
women should be condemned. Only
men and women who have been living;
in a narrow, bigoted groove can
think so. The women don't think I
am queer and they tell me I am all
"1 cannot make the contents of
their letters public. But I'll tell you
that I'm going to look them all over
yes sir. I'm going to look them
nil over and then take my pick.
They can look me over, too, so I'm
not taking any advantage. I'm in
good health and sound in mind and
limb. I shall expect my future wife
to be tlie same."
"Any kind of new mamma will suit
me except a black lady," said little
Carl .Matthews, the 8-year-old son of
the wife-searcher. Carl said that as
yet only white applicants had appear
ed Passers by during tiie day gazed
hard at the Matthews house as though
it were haunted. Women came in
squads lo loo',; it over and from ad
vantageous points photographers of
the neighborhood flashed Matthews
and some of his callers. Young girls
ogled the wife searcher, but the ad
vertiser for a help meet merely mut
tered "rubber" and retreated in
doors Mother: "vVlutis Freddy crying
Nellie: "Miss Smith whipped him."
Mother: " Why did she do that?"
Nellie: "Miss Smith wrote the
word 'particles' in my exercise-book,
and said it meant 'very small pieces.'
Then she told Freddy io say a sen
tence with the word 'particles' in it,
but he hadn't been attending, for ho
said: 'Pa tickles you under the chin,
M'ss Smith, for I've seen him."
Mother ( entering schoolroom )
"You will puck your boxes at once,
Miss Smith, and leave today. How
dare you strike one of my children!"
Not Full Twins "Two Mormon
boys went to school for tho first time
out m Utah," relates Congressman
J. Adam Uede, "and thij teacher
asked them their uauies.
" 'John aud William Smith," the
' 'Ah, tht'ii you arc brothers!
How old are you?'
'' 'Each ten years ol.i, ma'am.'
" 'IndeeJI Then you are twins?'
" 'Please, ma'am,' replied one of
the boys, 'only on our father's side(' "