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THE MAUI NEWS
-SATURDAY. APPIL 2.1. 9io
Noted Visitor Denounces Lock
tanal at Panama.
Honolulu April 15.
twice to tin- Isthmus
of 1, ma inn
wnen connected with
School of the Roston riiiv. f-if v
lecturing on national exmnsion,"
stated Poiiltney Rigclow,
terviewed this morning.
Dwelling on his observations there
the distinguished author and lect
urer said :
''In my mind's eye I see at Colon
the vast commercial emporium riv
aling the Alexandria of the ancients
or the Singapore of the modern
times; but a great commercial ecu
ter can not exist without lilierty
The liberty to exchange our
' wares In every -market of the world
TTuiui in lycij- uuii.M-v 'i u.e norm i ...... .......J ...
and the justice thatmakiVevcTrra t,l(L ninc,'inery in motion that
man equal ociore the law, whatever
may be Ins race or nationality. We
nave at Colon neither liberty nor
justice. The government publishes
ita runt i nini.i i,ii.,t:., .,.i n .i.
v- wtiii mv iiu win 11 1 1 ailll lilt VIIUI
do not reprint what isTaid by sal-
ancd oilicials are denounced in
Washington as devoid of patriotism.
"TliO ininl m.i rr ... 4 l.
V.1U1111 iiiuj n nmy iiiiir ih.'
finished that all depends upon the
pauunce or caprice oi Uongress;
maybe, also upon the armaments of
China or Japan. My interest is that
of my fellow taxnavers. for everv
man, woman and child in mv coun-
try is being taxed for the gigantic
'The most eminent engineers ()f
the world were invited to give their
opinion at the outset and favored a
tide-level canal. Mr. IlocWvelt
fliimirlif ritlinruMcii. nti.l
v..u . ' i mioi-i nun aic mum
working away in an earthquake
ciuniry to imiid gigantic diuns and
licks unworthy of our position as a
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great engineering nation.
; Canal building lias to do with ProWwna that are involved in the
water; that is to say, it is a by- ,ltitail f the settlement. The so
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draulic job, of which there are many
to be had. But our government
.placed the matter from the begin
ning in the hnmls fiitrirwwvu
whoso experience was exclusively P''my',uul the rather lengthy- dura
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Witn railway embarkments nm w
were as ii?nornnt, of Pnnnnin (nm1i-
tions as a . cavalry soldier in the
bowels of a man-o'-war.
"The Chatrres river is a niairni'fi-
cent asset or would b in the
handsof a competent engineer for
it not only furnishes unlimited per
spective drinking water, but also all
the electric power needed to work
all the dredges that should bo used
under a common sense scheme of
digging this canal
"I have been through , the Suez
viuuu several times, aiso through
that of Kiel, and know that under
Canal several times, also through
most favorable circumstances travel,
even through a tide-water canal,
can be aggravating!!' slow. With
us we have no financial or political
question to worry us, and we have
ample experience to teach us that
nothing' at Panama will satisfy the
legitimate demands of conineree ex
cepting a broad navigable stream
like a straits -a Straits of los-
phorus through which vessels of
50,000 tons can travel without ma
terially Blackening speed. We have
already on the Atlantic ships of
c.n (Vm t., 1 ........l.. icmn ..t
ww ujiib uuu iieiiuj iwu ieei ill I
length in procesa of building, and
before tins canal opens we may rea
sonably expect ships 2000 feet in
length and 200,000 tons burden.
We mav also reasonably exoeet I
our people to get weary of the men-
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tiacuy mat has characterized too oauiy uungied hy l'residential nied
much of the oHicial statements from dling and is persistently hamncred
and alxrtit Panama. It is ominous
of itself that ever since the incep-
tion of this work a strinur of anolo-
gists, from Congressional lnemU rs
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up vj eauinet ministers, aim even
the President himself, have felt the
need,of excursionizing to the zone
il nd making stump speeches and de-
nouncing as unpatriotic all such as
eriticizw this ulonumental job-
"Of Col. Goethals I know noth-
jng but good, but he is, after all, a
Land Disposed of According
lIONOLUr.t', April 15 Tlie Ka-
J""1 amos on Kauai, which have
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M1"'" tlio ce nter of attention in the
administration of the public lands
"f t,ic Territory, arc now in process
"",IHJf!! according to the terms of
the agreement that is the result of
the conference between the Govern
ment officials and citizens interest
ed. The Kaoaa conference hnq lm.n
in session in the office of Governor
Frear during the greater part of the
week.. The Governor stated that
the disposal of the lands according
to the iK)licy agreed upon at the con
ference was practically settled and
that unless something unforeseen
occurred the final meeting this after
noon would lie the last necessary to
I mill ,... .:7T.,-T.ri rlrr.v l: i . t it .
" ioe pownr or uiu
lit ii .
lands on Kauai under terms favor
aMe to all concerned." -
As a matter of fact the practical
conclusion of the
0...-.w,,.j, )0 v t
(lt'"C('ll ''J' the drawing up of deeds
omcr necessary documents that
wi" Ciirrir "t the intent of the con-
fcTChCC. tllC WOl'lf ll!IVlllI7 limn lltul.ti-
I ' viiii i -
taken this morning and iudicating
lu'ilh finnll'n !. ,1.1. :i t ii .
I j umi uic uiuum ui me
sttUcment have been fully agreed
"Pn nml ('ftermined.
Governor. Frear was asked this
morning for an oflicial statement
"cannS with the terms of the settle
"wm i ne declared that lie was
m,t ready to make public the infoT-
ination yet and would reserve any
oflicial announcement that he. was
to niftke unt" t,ie "lusion of the
IlieCtUie tlUS afternoon. The meet
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inS convenes at 1:30 o'clock.
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"" "B" icuws oi waier
rights and the exchange of lands
constitute three of the important
lution and equitatile division Of the
water rights that accompany the
Kapaa lands were of particular im
portance to the Makee Sugar Com-
"lu couiereiice is
th(J Makce Sl,Kar Company, Pre-
anient frpauiding ami Manager Fair-
cllild to conserve the interests of the
Plantation in that all important
Sets Legal Lore
at $100 a Pound.
SAN FRAN'CLSCC Ix'gal learn
ing is worth about 1 100 a pound.
aC,nt5 1? thc pinin ofSulHri?r
TnillPO T.nnaa TVl?... r. :.. .1....,
Judge James Coffee, given in a dam
age suit this week.
The attorney for a young man
who had won a suit against United
Railroads, had asked the court to
allow him certain fee,, more than
the young man thought the attor
ney was worth to him. After the
arguments, Judge Coffee said:
Bailiff, take the papers of this
wise man of the law outside and
have them weighed- We shall allow
him an even $100 a pound for his
The bailiff reported the uauers
"cigl.ed 2'2 pounds.
So be it,"
said the judge. "The learned con-
sellor is entitled to $250."
soldier a West Pointer netiiwr mi
dur orders, and took over a work
till 111 V 1 . .
by regulations of a iolitical rather
than of a scientific character
Of the creat nie'dienl Mil-nl.i
Gorgas, I know still less, but lie lias
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successmiiy scared everybody on the
zone, regarding mosquito bites, to
such u point that thc population an
jK'ars to have only a choice of evils
either ,to go out doors and meet
the deadly mosquito, or stay behind
the copper screens and contract ap-
Swimming Pool and Gymna-
sium lor Wailuku..
The following circular'lctter is
worthy of consideration.
Wailuku, Mani,-April 15, 1910.
The work of the Alexander House
.,u Lucmeni ,s io .k extended,
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11 U n tihinn us ttooJ a. ......1.1.. 1.
" i" eimme uie
young people to have larger opjx.r-
amities along the line of physical
To meet this need successfully a
pn.perly equipped gymnasium and
s miming iai)K is planned for.
i.1-: j., i. i i.i
j iu;uus imve aircaoy oecome m-
tcrested m the work. One thousand
uwjjiua uiive ikch communed anil
uie swimming lank is also promised,
i he land for the building is avail-
funds, however, Mil - have -to. . comd
....... ..ui., an.i as uie pro-
posed gymnasium and swimming
tank are for theltenefit and pleasure
i..e a.i.uKu people, it is hoped
ma eaen one win respond by sub-
scrioing toih.s fun.l. , ...
i.aigesubscr.pt.onsare not asked
i.-i, up uie ooieei is io nave the
greatest number possible interested
in the success of thc undertaking,
Whtfh success Will be possible With
your hearty corpiration "and finnn-
Subscriptions may be handed
mailed to the undersigned.
Very respectfully yours'
Place in April.
LONDON Monday, April 4, is
the date fixed for the triennial elec
tion of "the guardians of the poor foi
the various unions in the county of
ioniion. ine memix-rs of - these
hoards of guardian of which there
are 31 in the metropolitan area, arc
responsible for the annual expendi-
lure oi something like f 7,000,000.
rn t i , t . I
i ne numoer oi elected members is
785. This election will lie the third
m winch the electors of Jnidon
have taken part since the beginning
of the year.
to Cost $150,000.
NEWPORT, R. I.-G round was
broken today for the most elalxirate
garage in America for Mr. and Mrs
Edward J. Berwind, close to their
estate on Bellevuo- avenue, and it
will cost about $150,000. Of lime
stone and fireproof of material.- the
building will measure . 125x70 feet
It will be two stories high ami will
have sunken wells for gasoline
The main part of the building,
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with its wings, will have in thc
center an immense ring, where Mr
and Mrs. Ikrwind or their guests
can try out new machines. The
garage will, be roomy enough for
storing eight machines.
RED W1XG, Minn Grammar
study should Ik- reduced and agri
culture auhstituted in the rural
schools, particularly in the West, is
the lu'licf of Minnesota teachers, ex
pressed at their state convention
here. The average instruction in
the rural schools by a teacher coin
ing from the city leads the Anar-
iran Uy away from the farm, is the
Ix lief of Minnesota educators.
They think that teaching of
grammar should be cut down to a
minimum and teachers trained in
agriculture in the state normal
schools and the teaching of farming
substituted. - .
To Be Pitied for Failure to
See Belter Side.
nave you never U111 in n mm-
munity, or family, or business office.
or school, where there was n b
deal of petty jangling, when women
mctattlm scwing-soci tv : or men
at the club, or clerks at the hin I
,our r teachers in little cliuuc at
recess nn. ' mi pi mi., n.wll,.-
pieces, and tore out one another's
failings, and held them up in th.
inicliirht,. nn.l wl...n. tl
tonehin...M ,.f f.... i ..
snarling and spitting and idai-im,
than in a core of k'ilL-,...v -..
"Kip's n V....'.-.. I .1
the expression applied to a woman.
I m.w l.ltw A VS 1 III
T ,l(m't. il it !. 1, if fi
is a c
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a lniy won inai you never hav
tattling, backbiting, jealous, sland-
er,g ncignTwriiDOd, and I have
hvnrb.1 In 4nt o,,ni, "i;-.'.,
Lniee. nml T i,ni ..t D,.!.i:;
wim, ti,e teachers of one set looked
daggers at those of another set, and
t ,iavc known of men,s du,(8 yyhw
the fumes of liquor and the smoke
nf ,,,,( .1....,., t.. ti .i.
Lf the Wxt. ,i,.i,i ,..;n. i....i . f
mon's character and tatters of wo-
men's romH l,tl,.1 I
I -j-MtMnviiu, w I Mill llliVA IIT."II
torn as hungry hyenas tear flesh and
And they were hungry. - The rea
son that men and women delight to
o such despicably small, and mali
cious, and cruel thinirs with il ieir
tongues, is because they have been
starving their souls to the point of
grasping at mouldy crumbs, and
rolling dry husks under their ton
gues and in revelling in foulsmell
When any set of people take de
light in small, unkind gossip it is
In-cause they have not learned to
satisfy the "cravings of their minds
for food, with a nobber diet . They
have not found Imw in 1nl!
the song of a bird, or enjoy a lovely
flower, or feed on God's (ilnns in
J lave you never observed in int
such a magpie, feline, community,
or oihee. or school as I have nietnr.
ed, one ierson who held aloof from
the petty wrangles and . spiteful
tittle-tattle of the rest. She did not
seem to have time for it. She cer
tainly had no taste for it. Her life,
someway, seemed so full of larger.
and more wholesome and satisfying,
things, that there was no room for
little . spites or spleens, and vou
never heard from her lips dagger-
pointed flings at her sisters, or ixi-
When callers came, and began to
open their budgets of unsavory cri
ticisms, and I heard-so's," and
waspish stings, she did not seem to
hear them, or she looked pained
" ""i T- i T'
She liad something bo good that she
i . i i t ... . .
was in a hurry to talk about; she
had heard favorable news about this
one, or she had noticed such a fine
trait in that one, or the birds had
been singing more sweetly than us
ual, or the flowers were blooming
more fragrantly, or the skies had
some unusual beauty, and the larger
and sweeter and more blessed things
loomed up so great on her horizon.
that her sli-rewisli callers could never
switch onto the nasty scandalmong-
ing on which the devil had sent
them. She laid meat to eat they
That was the reason that her life
seemed so lifted up alxjvc the little
ness and sordidnessand griniincss of
theirs, and her soul was so unrullled
and si rcne, where theirs were torn
and hackled by infinitesimal dis,
Oh, I tell you, it is a pitiful thing
to have nothing to eat but bread and
meat, even if your meat is smother
ed with mushrooms, and your bread
accomiianied by a Delmonico menu.
From Kohala Midget.
llt. T. - r r
Mli. lUIIIir CJapCS rrOm
I. r. n Grrn-e, llM. (n.nfi tl
inurd. r. r ..f M ihu, the l.it- niKht
wiiteliiimn at WitbrU wn. cm.mh.i1
from cu-jt.Hly tlii aft. riK.n at half-
ist twelve, n i id although nil ,,f t).
.tect.ve,, ,.,,d ly Hut McDuf
i. nn- ..nl .... u... I ....i I . . I
.... ..... ,. ,,- .mm ,..r in.- iM gni.
,.,.. .. -
no .lkn f bun had U-. li di-c.vered
up till two oYIim k. Ilinl, Sheriff
enry and vi ral of the wnnler
from the jitil nrt' n mil iMkiiig f..r
the miirdi r
It n p war tlni. (iraee was m nt
out to Knpiohini Park -it li the usual
bimeh of prisoner who tit graw
and clean up the Kirk. About lunch
time the prison lima saw (iraec sit-
ting down a short dist.incr from thc
rest of the gang, am! Mie n. gro did
not seem restless at all.
When the gang was tld v tart
work again it wa nt once mt'n that
(trace Was nissini.' nn.l l,o l.n...
r . ... .....
and-ery start.-.l. A tel. nl tunc ini'i.
flgt.was w nt to the police station,
and another one to High Sheriff
enry. At m'ce the alarm was Kent
out and n jiossc ot r!,"i'te tiven and
IKilicc went out in nutomobiIei3Md
It is thought that Grace will nt
tempt to see his wife who is resid
ing out at Waikiki. She ha insti-
a : " z " m:r::e
i.,.,i l: : .
- . """" me prison
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... mv ..i.-. . vniiiT HunouL'it iniorm -
ed thnt in il.Sriv.l....- i.i "-:. ,,
get ft divorce anyhow a he
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...w ... j.u,, repneo; aow what
ia h1,. l a,.l. 1 I'M ....
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i-'"i iiuiii mi, i ii in-i
wU. i ,.c- WJ,i.euay. i won i sign
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The fact that Grace spoke in that
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way was uiought to mean that lie
imjn j EHM.iu nine geiuux a
pardon from some future governor
Now, in the light of his escai' it is
lought that Grace's remark wan a
covert threat and that he will do his
wife injury if not captured in time
Uie mounted police have also
been called out to assist in the hunt
for the escaiK-d murderer and it is
thought that if Grace can secure a
weapon he may put up a fight Ik1
lore ne is either shot down or can
aft Says Statesmen Re
porters Are Reliable.
CHICAGO, March ly When
President Taft was visiting here last
week he was the guest of the news
paper club and addressed the mi ni
hers. He said in part:
ine newspapers, of emirs... nm
essential. We say we do not read
them. Well, we have to read them.
There is a distinguished ineiuU-r of
one of the tribunals in Washington
who says lie never reads the news
papers. Whether he gets' his news
through his wife, or how heaciiuires
mo insinuation as to the progress
of the world, I don't know
The difficulty that I find is that
l.n.-o ii . i i. .
iiuYi. iu jum muni, uuu. liner a
time of sinsitiveiiess, of what shall
l can iff a sense of in ust ce. one's
kin grows thickcr, ono's ability to
orget phrases of contempt and cri-
ticism grows stronger, and a news
paper man ultimately learns is that.
after all, if you can only survive
two or three days of attack and as
sault and unfounded statement
most people will forget it. You nev
er do, but most people do. (An-
The only men that don't forget
it aUnit themselves, the most sensi
tive men with reference to the cri
ticism of the press, in my expe
rience, are the newspaper men,
those , who are served up by the
newspaiK rs of the opposition. They
are most sensitive, and it gratifies
nie that they are. (Applause.)
Now, 1 don't klloW whether
you number in
Mr. Ballinger Gives
ST. PAl'L In an add rem given
In fori-the Minnesota state conser-
! vat ion convention, .Secretary of the j
i,.Ti..r Uallingcr gave his interprc-
tation f the national obligations
(regarding the public domain and its-
disNisitiiin. The iqccch, according
to n nN from Washington, had
had (he NTiiial "O. K.'' of P
Korim r National Forester G iff of
PiiM hut, who was to have apearet
- tHlay wjM M vm(l Jt(it 1
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i -..-.. ii... ... i iiiinu ueuvereu ine
L.t.lp. .. f ..i ,
viu: illl'l 1.1 irWII J
'otxlrnfT .f the National Civic Fed
eration .p..ke on "Civic Reform."
The gn nter imrtion of the burden
of i-onserviiig the natural resources
of the country was laid by Secretary
Uallingcr at the doors of the state"
There has In-en and is," I
a grossly exaggerated
among some in-ople, as to Wi
K ih m1 jc'Veriiinciit can do i
rvtng the natural resource
lie in the deposit of mineral'
are contained in the soils
streams. For the most
have iafed into private ow
and arc under the iinink'iiia! ,
diction of the states. ..
"Any national conservation poli
cy must Im predicted on the policy
affecting the jaiblif domain, since
jortlie most part the states are sov
venTSn Within their spheres of juris--
'i lrrX4rJ I
grnitor oLIigntioii roHfn'
state than mum tlm n.ii.nl
h- t-iaw9 u Pre.
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V),)t wus(0 hl thc utiliaition of
'iirnig io me ouiy oi the nal
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- "Tiinn-iH ne nm regarded
main lie studied and st eved nnd
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ivniiou .ji ui. remainder oi '
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i -- " -v hiiioi m mi' ry
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WASHINGTON Under an ' ar-
rangement just completed with the
treasury d";irtinent by Gov. Walter
h. ( lark of Ala.-jka the federal court
in Alaska is to I set afloat next
summer. It will cruise r.lonz 2000 -
mili-8 of the Atka phorelituson a
revenue cutter, string to adminis- ,
ter just iw where tftL, occasion
inands. The journey will e.
from Seward west ward to UnaL.
and tlienee up the shore of lieriiig
sea to the mouth of the Yukon .
inemU-rs, or plow handlers, as vour
president appropriately calls you,
not only newspiier men but men
w',u combine the pnfession of the
lmHH with bitcsmanhip -Whether
V0'1 l've among you the men who
are reformers down to the ground1
and at the same time are encaged
in handing out their viewsaTu1 nwa
suited to their views as statesmen-
If you haven't, you lack n .lis. ;
tmBU",,eJ tyi of newspaper man
la .lisliiiL'iiiliiil Ivik. i ....
" i ni-i
,,0,,nd to say, has n.it eontrihimiV?
lu "eiurary oi me news lurnisjw
M thc l,uljlic (Applause.)
I V .1 -
For the reason that a nc-r-
man who does his task rightly
man who furnishes the facts as they
are, without respect to whom they
hurt or help. (Applause.) Hut
the luan who is preaching an -evan
gel, or who is helping a miw
... - , mm
esiiccially the one who Likes himself, .
ist jr . r
seriously, is uie worst Witness r,f fl,
events with respect to whi.-l.
views reacn mat you can possl
.: - i At "
I speak with some knowledge
U'cause 1 have had to examino that
character of stateman close at hand
and 1 think he centers about WasU
ington, and therefore I U li. ve J am
addressing pure iicwpajier v
men who don't exaggerates
for the purp.se of helping- .
ring a cans. , but men who are i
search of the new to present it t..
the public." V
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