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THE MAUI NEWS
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1908
THE MAUI NEWS
ntered at the Tost Office at Wailuku,
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Hugh VI. Coke,
Church In the resignation of Supervisor T. M. Church of
Retires Ptiia the Count y of Maui loses one of its most effi
Mr. Church is a man of rare business ability and brought to the
board meetings an intimate knowledge of business affairs that was
o! such great advantage that it will be a difficult matter to induce
a man of his ability to accept appointment on the board. '
The superior standing of the affairs of the county was in a great
measure due to his influence and his rare tact.
Mr. Church was at all times firm in his position when he believed
he was right and ready to concede a point to a fellow member when
be felt the position of his fellow member was just.
In the division of the road fund ho aud Mr. Ilenning and during
the present bi-eunial period Mr. Kaiue each conceded a part of the
funds that were due their districts for the benefit of the outer and
poorer districts and thus, won the gratitude of the members from
those districts as well as their const kuents.
Mr. Church will leave Maui with
knew him and the best wishes of
Gives Valuable Advice on
Preservation of Wood.
"limber thoroughly treated with
proper preservatives will last al
most indefinitely," siys a govern
ment expert who is an authority on
wood preservation. "Engineers
have known for years that this is
true," he continues, ''but up to the
present time, at least in America,
complicated and expensive plants
have been necessary for the work
and wood preservation has often
been too expensive an operation to
allow treated timber to come into
Method3 in wood preservation
have undergone a marked change
in the last few years, however, and
the work which a few years ago
was limited to a few experiments
carried on in scattered parts of the
United States lias grown with such
rapidity that wood preservation
has become a business which fig
ures most prominently in the - in
dustrial life of this county.
Each year railroads are treating
an increasing portion of their cross
ties, miners their mine props,
farmers their fence posts and the
men of many other industries are
bringing preservatives into play to
close the pores and prepare the
timber they use to resist the fungi
which cause decay. The work
points the way to one of the chief
means of the conservation on the
nation's forest resources, for as the
length of the life of timber is in
creased the drain upon the forests
is lessened, and more wood made
available for use. ,
In nearly all localities in the
Rocky Mountain and Pacific states
is found an abundant supply of
certain kinds of timber which have
only a slight commercial import
ance. Engelmann spruce, lodge
pole and other kinds of pine, aspor.,
and cottoinvood are only a partial
list of the kinds of wood which are
strong enough and abundant
enough to win high value for con
struction purposes, were it not for
one single defect whieh has pie
vented their general adoption.
When exposed to the soil and
weather they decay so rapidly that
they have to be renewed too often
to justify their use.
Dead timber of lodgepole pine
and other species also is found in
large tracts, but is sharply discri
minated againbt by all construct
ing engineers and contractors. As
a matter of fact, the dead timber I
Maui, Hawaii, as second-class matter.
liciltor and v n n n r
APRIL 18, 1908
the universal respect of all who
the whole commuuity.
provided it is sound, is just as good
as green timber of the same
species; and indeed, in some ways,
is even more valuable. For it is
well known that thoroughly sea'
soned timber is both stronger and
more durable than the same timber
when green. Timber which was
killed by fire or insects, and which
is still in a sound condition, differs
from green timber chiefly in being
thoroughly seasoned that is to say,
it is stronger, more durable and
lighter. And so not only are the
freight rates considerably reduced,
but a better grade of timber is
Even in a thoroughly seasoned
condition, lodgepole pine, Engel
mann spruce, and the other species
mentioned above, are by no means
durable woods when compared with
Douglas fir, Oregon cedar, and the
other kinds of wood which are used
so extensively in construction
work. And before they can suc
cessful' compete with such timb
ers, in spite of their lower ' price,
thev must be made to last longer
under unfavorable conditions.
After several years stud', the
United States Forest Service has
proved that in many cases the
complicated and expensive plants
are not necessary for the proper
treatment of many kinds of timb
er; and that many of the timbers
which decay most rapidly in the
natural state, are among the
easiest and cheapest totreat
Many of the speeUs mentioned
above offer little r sistance to the
entrance of the preservative. The
principle of the method is to im
merse the thoroughly seasoned
wood in a hot bath of the liquid,
leave it in for a few hours, and
then either plunge it into cold
bath of a preservative, or else run
out the hot liquid from the treat
ing tank, and fill it up again with
liquid of a lower temperature. This
requires only the simplest kind of
machinery, and the cost of opera
tion is so slight that even cheap
timbers like fence posts and
shingles can he .treated by the
average farmer of small means.
Although the Forest Service, by
extensive experiments in all por
tions of the country, considers that
the practicability of the process
has been conclusively proved, moVe
or less difficulty has been encount
ered in inducing others to adopt
the process on a commercial scale.
In order to demonstrate beyond
any doubt that the process is
adapted to commercial treatments,
lie Service has arranged to erect
small treating plants semi com
mercial in si.fo on several of the
National Forests. TVirts will be
made on the local timbers, and
careful record kept of the cost of
the work. The treated timber will
then be placed in permanent posi
tion, where its future durability
can be compared with untreated
timber of the same or other kinds.
Three such plants will be erected
this spring, and it is expected that
they will be in successful operation
by early summer. According to
the present plans one plant W ill be
erected at some locality on or near
the Black Hills National Forest,
South Dakota, anotheron the Holy
Cross National Forest in Colorado:
and the third on the Henrys Lake
National ForeEt, near St. Anthony,
The investigations in wood pre
servation by the use of creosote,
which is nothing more than the
dead oil of coal tar and zinc
chlorid, are considered of such im
portance by the government that
one branch of a bureau in the De
partment of Agriculture the "Office
of Wood Preservation" in the
Forest Service is given over entire
ly to the work of experiments in
co-operation with railroad com
panies mining corporations and in
dividtials who desire to prolong
the life 'of the timber which they
use. Advice and practical assis
tance' is furnished all who request
it of the Forester at Washington
Board Holds Special Session
The County Supervisors met
Saturday to consider bids for pro
posed construction of new roads in
the county as advertised for.
The awards were. ,
Relocation of belt road from
Kuau to Maliko J. H. Wilson
Relocation portion of Haiku-Ko-komo
road from main belt road up
through Sisal to the upper Haiku
Pauwela road, A. A. Wilson $1,216.
Relocation Paia-Makawao road
from Kaluanui to the cemetery A.
A. Wilson $1,575.
Relocation of Paia Makawao
road from the foot of Kamole hill
Makawao court house J. H. Wilson
The bids on these roads were as
Kuau-Maliko, J. A. Aheong,
$6,222, 200 days; J. H. Wilson,
$5,684, 120 days; A. A. Wilson,
$6,400, 240 days.
Road Across Maliko, J. II. Wil
son, $17,250, 00 days; A. A. Wil
son, $16,400, 270 days.
East Bank Maliko belt road, J.
A. Aheong, $749, 120 days; J. H,
II. Wilson, $644, 30 days; A. A
Wilson, $595, 90 days.
Sisal road, J. A. Aheong, $1,663,
120 days; J. H. Wilson, $1,444, 60
days; A. A. Wilson $ 1,216, 90 days.
Kaluanui road, J. A. Aheong,
$1,997, 120 days; J. H. Wilson,
$1,784, 60 days: A A. Wilson,
$1,575, 90 days.
Kamole Hill road, J. A. Aheong,
11,725. 100 days; J. H. Wilson,
Sl,4bU, 50 days; A. A. Wilson,
$1,763, 150 days.
Ukumehamc Road, J. II, Wil,
son, Sec. 1 $3,000 40 days; Sec. 2
2000, 40 days; Sec. 3 $4,000, 60
Extra oiling 16ft. wide $300 per
A. A. Wilson Sec. 1 $2,993, 120
days; Sec. 2 $1,134, 60 days; Sec. 3
$3,994, 180 days.
Extra oiling $221 per mile.
As much of the road work de
pended on the bond issue that part
of the work will probably not be
done for some time to come.
One of the best cigars on the market is
the Adelina Patti.
W. A. Anderson the manager of Nahi-
ltu Rubber Co. was a Wailuku visitor
Wednesday. He says the present winter
has been the best that they have had in
Nahiku for the growth of the rubber
Chas, Shaw returned home last week
to attend the silver wedding celebration
of his father aud mother. He will soon re
turn to his work in San Francisco where
he has a lucrative positon.
Electro Coal Oil
Here to Stay.
Until quite recently one company
manufactured the majority if not all of
the illuminating oil used in this territory.
With the advent of the Union Oil Co. in
the field with crude oil used for fuel pur
poses came a change. Their refineries at
Oleum and Bakersfield, California which
are in the center of the oil producing
districts of that state, are up to date with
all modern appliances. Their new Elec
tro oil stands the high test required by
our local government for illuminating oil
and is meeting with grefft favor.
Mr. H. B. Weller (Oily Sam) is the
representative of the manufacturers and
is looking out to see that the consumers
of this oil are well satisfied. Complaints
are promptly investigated and adjusted.
The result of this buying that all of the
leading stores here are handling the oil
and as they only sell what their custom
ers demand it shows the growing popu
larity of this commodity.
Maui Casket and Coffin
Has removed to A. N. Kepoikai's
Cor. Main and Market Sts.
Phone 412. Wailuku, Maui.
W. J. MOODY, Mgr.
Kill EI PLANTATION CO., LTD.
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS.
All persons holding certificates
of stock in the Kihei Plantation
Company, Ltd. in names other
than their own and who mav wish
to dispose of said stock are urgent
ly requested to have same trans
ferred in order to avoid delay if
payment is made on July 1st, 1908
No stock can be purchased except
from stockholders of record on that
J. P. COOKE,
Treasurer.Kihei Plantation Co. Ltd.
Honolulu, March 26th, 1908.
Sanitary Steam Laundry
Guarantees First-Class Work of
Wagons call for work and make
SPECIAL RATES FCR FAMILIES.
8. DECKER, Manager.
DR. J. J. CAREY
Office over First National Bank
Wailuku, Maui, T. H.
DR. GEO. S.AIKEN
Office temporarily at Custom House,
Kahului, Maui, T. H.
Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 4 p.m. .
DR. F. A. ST. SURE
PHY8ICIAN AND SURGEON.
OFFICE: FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING
10 A. M. to 12 M.
1 P.M. to 3 P. M.
7 P. M. to 8 P. M.
Kahului Railroad Compeiny
ALEXANDER & BALDWIN, Ltd. ; ALEXANDER & BALDWIN, Line of Sailing Vessels Betweer
San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands; AMERICAN-HAWAIIAN STEAMSHIP CO.;
Ml. Rflclnerny, Ltd.
and thereafter for one week
MR. A. I. SJLVA
Representing the above named
firm, will have on display in Wai
luku. a complete line of samples
of the various lines which this
well-known firm carries, which
The world-famous, ready to wear, STEIN
Business Suits, Outing Suits, Dress and Tuxedo
The well-known JOHN B. STETSON soft
and stiff hats in great variety.
Straw Hats of all shapes and grades, spring
and summe 1908.
Manhattan Negligee Shirts, the leading line in
the United States.
KeiseVs celebrated Barathea Neckwear, four-in-hands,
bows, ties, etc.
Earl and Wilson's Collars and Cuffs.
Panama Hats, Ladies' and Men's.
Cravenette Coats and Linen Dusters.
In fact everything that can pos
sibly be found in a well appoint
ed Furnishing Store, and which
would require too much space
to enumerate here. It will pay
you to inspect his line.
A full line of samples of Ladles'
and Gentlemen's shoes will also be
- 2Kahului Slailroad Company
tf' P M STATIONS pTTTrT
Pas. Fit. Pas. Pas. only Pas
7.00 2.00 Kahulul Leave 6.20 1.20
'12 2,12 Puunene Arrive 6.35 1.35
7 20 2.20 Puunene Leave 6.40 I.40
7.32 2.32 Kahului Arrive 6.55 55
7.35 9.40 2.35 5.10 Kahului Leave 8.10 9.45 3.10
7.47 J.55 2.47 5.22 Puunene Arrive 8.25 10.00 3.25
7.50 10.15 2.50 5 25 Puunene Leav? 8.30 10.30 30
8.05 10.35 3.05 5.40 Kahului Arrive 8.45 10.45 3 45
8.15 10.50 3.15 5.45 'Kahului Loave 9.45
8-35 3.35 Puunene Arrive 10.00
8.40 3.40 Puunene Leave
8.52 11.30 3.52 6.05 Camp 5 Arrive 10.30
8.55 1.00 3.55 Kihei Arrive H 15 '
9.10 1.15 4.10 Kihei Leave 1130
9.20 1.35 4.15 ,
9.35 1.50 4.30 ' Kihei trains Tuesday only and carry freight only.
April 25, 1908,
- PUUNENE KIHE DIVISION.