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THE MAUI NEWS. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1910
THE MAUI NEUS
Entered at the Post Office at W iiluku,
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SATURDAY. OCTOBER 15, 1910
Chairman Tawney Overcome.
IT is interesting to know how Hawaii secured the Federal appropria
tions for Soils, Survey and Irrigation. Chairman Tawney, of the
Committee on Appropriations, was strongly opposed to the application
of any of these funds for the benefit of Hawaii. But, through the per
sonal appeals and influence of the Delegate, his friends dfeated Chair
man Tawney and Hawaii got the benefit of a share of those Federal
appropriations' that had hitherto been used only on the mainland.
Tawney, who was then defeated, has since been defeated for renomina
tion as a member of Congress, at his own home. Delegate Kuhio, on
the other hand, will be re-elected to another term' in Congress by a larger
majority than he has ever had.
Delegate Kuhio In Congress.
DELEGATE Kuhio's personal inuence and friendship among
Congressmen and others at Washington, form a Big Asset for the
Territory of Hawaii.
It was through his work and influence that the vote on Prohibition
was taken here, thus establishing an affirmative recognition of Hawaii's
right of Home Rule, and removing the idea of Government by Commis
sion. The Delegate has continuously urged at Washington, that Hawaii
should be the center of all American Naval and Military operations in
the Pacific Ocean. President Taft, always so much interested iu the
Philippines, has finally adopted this view, also agreeing that the strong
est naval base of the United States shall be established in the Territory
tf Hawaii . ......
- It was the work of the Delegate and -of his friends, who rushed off in
autos to bring members to vote, that passed the Coastwise Suspension
law by a vote of Three to One. '
McCANDLESS claims Democratic credit for the insertion iu the
Amended Organic Act of the paragraph relating to Twenty-five
or more persons applying for Homesteads. He is trying hard to
get some credit somewhere. But the
ed when the Bill was in the hands of the Sub-Committee of the House of
Representatives, such Sub-Committee consisting of four Republicans and
two Democrats. The four Republicans went into Caucus with Delegate
Kuhio present. These Republicans framed and adopted that clause
relating to Homesteads when there
Later, when the full committee met,
a good thing, approved and voted for
prepared by Delegate Kuhio and the
Voters should consider well the
didates for office, both Territorial
sider the past records of these candidates, and the motives underlying
their statements. Character will
ter how skilfully it may be veiled in
we want in our public officers, not
Many wild and ridiculous stories
paign that would do credit to the imagination of Jules Verne. Vetera
are not so easily turned from a purpose, however, as to listen to the winks
and nods of dirty politicians. The
every day to the fact that men who
people at this election, not blatherskites.
Delegate Kuhio does not try to soar into flights of oratory when he
speaks, but simply, tells in a straightforward manner facts that cannot
be refuted. He talks to his audience as he would talk to his dearest
friends, and there - is a ring of genuine sincerity in his tone that finds a
responding chord in the hearts of Hawaiian and Haole alike..
A vote for the straight Republican
nelf on the side of competence and
government. ' You vote for home
ing of your schools, the improvement of your roads, and the general
prosperity of the County and Territory.
UHIO'S fume has had a boom
Since ever it began :
Maul, Hawaii, aa second-class matter.
facts are that the clause was adopt
was not one Democrat present
the Democrats conceded that it was
it. But it originated with and was
statements made by the different can
and County. They should also con
show through a man's speech no mat
soothing paltitudes. It is character
are being circulated during this cam
indications are pointing more strongly
do things are to be the choice of the
ticket means thai you range your
honesty in the transactions of your
and family; you vote for the upbuild
can win this year
Kuhio is our man.
From Isle to Isle hw fame resounds
And every breeze doth fan
From sea to sea this glad refrain '
Kuhio is our man.
There's not a chance for Link McCandless
To get his land law plan
In Bight of Washington, because
Kuhio is our man.
So let Link hustle after votes
And get them if he can,
But on election day he'll find '
Kuhio is our man.
Of Commercial Interest
By L. D.
Honolulu, October 11.
,' Last week's letters of this date
gave information of a remarkable
slump in sugar storks, and fore
casted a further decline in event of
a continuation of weakness in the
market for raws. Only a glimpse
of the real situation was anticipated
in this forecast, for it had not lieen
published on Maui, perhaps, before
the lowest prices in years had been
reached on most active stocks. The
market is today weaker than ever
and is still inclined downward.
Hawaiian Commercial The re
port on Tuesday of a decline in this
stock from a point near $39 to about
$36 was followed on Wednesday by
almost a panic among the small
holders of the security. The un
favorable news of Tuesday created A
rush to sell , on that day, and the
following morning the back of the
market was completely broken by
cabled information of a further de
cline in quotations at San Francis
co. There was immediately a rush
to unload and many people lost
their heads. The stock was offered
at sacrifice figures, but bidders
dropped until the ridiculously low
price of $30 was all that could be
obtained for the stock. In the
meanwhile the stock was to be had
on the street for about $32.50. As
luck would have it, however, Ed.
Pollitz cabled from San Francisco in
the afternoon reporting that sales
had been made there at $34.50.
The panic stricken small holders
took courage, and 'the next day
investors, who had drawn aside to
"let the crash coroej" again appear
ed on the Bcene.v There was no
sales on Thursday, but holders were
demanding $35 again, while bid
ding moved up to $34.50. The
situation was better.
On Friday the stock braced up
considerably, a sale of 50 shares be
ing made at $ 35, while at the .close
of the day's trading $35 was freely
bid for more and holders were de
On Saturday the stock went back
again, although the bidders Showed
their confidence by taking every
thing that came within reach. A
total of 200 shares sold at $35 and
100 at $35.25. That looked better,
but at the close a 'sale of 300 shares
was made at $34 75. This was fol
lowed by the sale of two smaller
lots on the board at the latter figure,
bringing the market for the day to
a rather weak close.
Yesterday the market opened at
exactly the point of closing on
Saturday. On the street 215 shares
sold at $34.75, followed by two
blocks of 26 eharee each on the
board at the same. At the close pf
the day the same was asked for
more of the stock but bidding had
dropped to 34.50. The market
stands in that position at this
Counting the sales of 50 and 20
shares already reported at 138, the
total sales of Hawaiian Commercial
for the week ending this morning
were 1964 shares, of a total value of
$68,909.50, and an . average sales
value of $35.08 per share. -
It is substantial opinion that the
local market for Hawaiian Com,
mercial will cling closely to the
Coast quotations for some time to
come. The reasons for its decline
are all on the other side of the
ocean and for that reason Honolulu
buyers and sellers will follow the
lead of San Francisco for the
present in respect to this stock.
pioneer also flops.
In sympathy with t the general
situation, ihe bottom also "fell oat"
of Pioneer. There was no more
reason for the weakening of this
stock than there was a break in Ha
waiian Commercial, so far as the
security itself or the local situation
are concerned. Inasmuch as Ha
waiian Commercial had been knock
ed from its apparently solid founda
tion, however, it was taken for
granted that Pioneer was in the
same boat, whatever that boat
might prove to Ik. ; '
The break in Pioneer started ber
tween hoards last Tuesday, follow
ing a sale of 14 shares at $220, soon
after which the stock whs offered at
$220 and was $218 bid. Soon after
the bad Hawaiian Commercial news
arrived a sale" of 50 shares of
Pioneer was made at $212.50, and
at the close of that day bidiliug
dropped to $210, while $215 was
being asked. On Thursday there
was a sale of 40 shares nt $212 50,
indicating a slight return of strength
and nt the close of that day the
stock was $212 bid and $213.50
asked. i '
Friday was a bad day for Pioneer,
a sale of 9 shares realizing only
$207.50 per share, while later in
the day bidding dropped to $205,
the stock being held at $210. -
But if Friday was a Iwd 1ay for
Pioneer, Saturday was worse. Be
tween boards sales of 73 and 25
shares Mere made at $200, but on
the. board 5 shares sold at the
modest figure of $195. After that
the stock was offered at $195 and
bidding dropped to $190 the low
est reachetl by Pioneer stock in
many a long day. , '
It was thought by many thut
Pioneer simply could not go any
lower. It is a twenty-four per cent
stock and as solid as a bank. This
opinion was wrong, however.
Blocks 10, 10 and 50 shares sold on
Monday at $190, and at the close
more was offered at the same, while
only $185 was being bid. There
Pioneer stands at this writing. It
is a remarkable history for two
weeks a sheer drop of practically
$45 a share, and the stock still good
for two per cent a month I
Sales of Pioneer for the weelc
aggregated 389 shares, valued at
$78,032.50, or an average value
per share of $203.30.
Iu striking contrast to this un
happy situation are Paiaand Haiku,
which, although feeling the shock
which lias struck practically all
stocks, have remained firm. Yes
terday 30 shares of Paia sold at
$150- the same old price, and at
the close holders were demanding
$152.60 for the stock. Haiku was
offered at $151, and would prolmbly
bring $152.50. Olowalu is still
pretty firm around $150. Wailuku
is solid at $185.
OTHER STOCK DON.
It must not be understood that
Maui stocks are the only tines on
the ragged edge. Waialua, of which
so. much is thought on Oahu, is to
day offered at $100, a drop from
above f 130 in a short time. Oahu
is $27,875 bid, almost ten dollars a
share less than it was two months
ago; while the old reliable Ewa
stock is $28.75 bid, a drop of $5 or
$6. Probably no stock illustrates
the condition of the market more
forcefully than Ewa, as its securi
ties are considered as good as these
of a bank. Among he cheap stocks
it may also be "refreshing" to
know that Olaa is down to $4.50
bid and $5 asked, while McBryde is
$5 bid and $5.25 asked.
AS TO THE ruTunc.
It is the opinion on the inside
here that stocks .will continue to go
down a little .yet; and that any
solid advance in bases is not to be
expected until after the beet and
Cuban sugar crops have been par
tially absorbed or definitely placed.
This will be some time yet. There
is also a feeling that a general booirfi
may follow the strain of the elec
tion period on the mainland, which
may carry sugar upward with it. If
such should le the case the influ
ence will be quickly felt here. The
real cause of the depression is the
low and falling sugar market in
New York, accentuated by unusu
ally bad monetary and business
conditions in California. Added to
this is the fear of the free sugar
agitation started by the Spreckels
interests in San Francisco. Taking
the situation altogether, it seems'
A Timely Suggestion.
Editor Mah Nkws:
Not knowing just exactly what
authorities to approach, I would
like to offer a suggestion through
your valuable columns touching on
the matter of est ray. It is only a
few weeks since I rend your editorial
re ugly fences along some of our
beautiful residences, and I quite
agree with you that it would make
Wuiluku a prettier town to live in
if ever.yltody tore their fences down.
But! Have you considered the mat
ter of est rays? Animals run loose
quite frequently in Wailuku, and it
would only require one night for
them to destroy gardens that may
have taken years to develop. If you
wish to satisfy yourself on this
point, you can go along the Iao
road almost any evening, and find
horses, mules and cows (milk cows
and others) along the road side.
Oecassionally they run loose in
town. To the strangers visiting Iao
Valley, it is rather . aggravating to
have to stop their automobile so as
to shoo away the cows lounging
about the middle of the road. And
yet, perhaps the owners never stop
to think that the roail is government
property and not private grazing
grounds. If citizens of Wailuku can
le assured that est rays would le
dealt with severely, and' that they
would occur very seldom, it is quite
possible that all would lie glad to
tear down their fences, and thus
beautify our little town.
AN INTERESTED CITIZEN.
even more proUible than a week
ago that sugar may fall as low as
3.60 before the present depression
PASSENGERS FOR MAUI
The following are booked for
Maui per the Claudine, sailing at 5
p. m. Friday: Mrs. E. Kruse, for
Lahaina; ,Miss Ada Adcock, for
Honolulu, Oct. 11 (Afternoon.)
Hawaiian Commercial and Pio
neer, both Maui stocks, were the
leaders on the Stock Exchange to
day, the oidy ones to hold their
own against the terrible depression
of the past couple of weeks. Be
tween boards 10, 5, 50 and 100
of the former sold at $34.75, fol
lowed by 50 und 10 on the Ixiard at
the same. The stock is pretty strong
at these figures; although $34,875
is lieing asked. On the lioard this
morning there was but one sale of
Pioncor-72 shares changing hands
at $190. At the close, however,
$189. was bid and $192.50 asked
for the stock an advance from
$185 and $190, respectively. Oahu,
Ewa. Waialua, Honokau, Olaa and
McBryde are ajl lower than they
were this morning, and some bonds
are lower in sympathy with the de
cline in stocks. Of the local stocks
Honolulu Brewery is almut the only
one on the rise, sales being easily
made at $20. It is believed that
if the depression coutiniies much
longer considerable money drawn
out of sugar will go into pine
apples, beer. londs, real estate and
other side ventures.
Wailuku Sugar Company today
declared a dividend of $1.50 a share,
or a total of $45,000.
A cablegram received by Alex
ander & Baldwin this morning
estimated the European beet crop at
7,350,000 long tous, this being
145,000 tons in excess of the pre
vious stunningly large estimate.
Half of trie Missourian's cargo of
sugar from Maui has reached Dela
ware Breakwater, getting in under
the 3.95 basis. About 24,000 tons
of sugar for all islands are yet to be
The cable this afternoon quoted
beet sugar at 9s, 7d in New York,
which is an advance from 9s, 6d
late yesterday. This report is re
garded here as encouraging.
Rudolph Spreckels delivered a
sensational address before the Com
mercial Club early this afternoon in
which he declared that the Ha
waiian sugar planters were in league
with, or under the thumb of, one of
the most wicked trusts in the world
-7-meauing the yo-called Sugar Trust.
I Xocale I
For good roads and plenty ' of work,
rote for Republican Supervisors.
Good tneu wake good laws. Vote for
Republicans for the Senate aud House.
The Kahului Railroad Company wilt
put in a bid for the construction of the
Mr. Correira, formerly with the Maui
Dry Goods & Grocery Co., is now in the
employ of W. G. Scott of Paia.
An eight pound baby girl was born at
the Paia Hospital to the wife of Rev. E.
B. Turuer. Mother and child are doing
nicely. . ,-
The Woman Guild of the Church of
the Good Shepherd will hold its Social
meeting at the residence of Mrs. Shoe
maker Kahului, on Wednesday October
19th at 2:30 p. di. ' . '
The engagement is announced of Mr.
John Medeiroa of Puunene Mill and Miss
Marion Medeiros, the school teacher at
Camp t. The wadding will take place '
Saturday, October 29th.
The Muui Dry Goods & Grocery Co.,
Ltd., wish to remind their friends and
imtrons that Household furnishings enn
be purchased right iu Wailuku. .No
necessity for going outside of town' to
buy your necessities in this line.
J. D. Kennedy, the Jeweler, will be on
Maui, as usual during the month of
October. Showing a very large line of
all the latest styles in jewelry and taking
orders for anything in the jewelry line;
It will pay you to wait until he arrives
and show you the new styles in jewelry.
The hydrants are receiving a fresh
coat of aiiit. . '.
Rev. C. G. Burnham was iu .Wailuku
two days last week. i ' ' '
M. P. Freudemberg and family will
probably occupy the Hudson house.
The new tunnel for the flume will b e
about 6,000 feet in length over a mile.
Mrs. Rurt and Miss Burt arrived at
Wel'esley College, Massachusetts, on
September 20. '
There have been numerous cases of
measles and other disorders among the
Mrs. Burnham and Mrs. Gannon were
at Lahainaluna on Oct. 7. An interesting
reading was given by Miss MacDonald.
The Count and Countess Von Zedwitz
have a pleasant residence by the sea
shore, where Mr. add Mrs. Aalberg lived.
Mrs. Margaret Nahaolelua and family
are on a rauch, near San Jose, Cal. The
children have plenty of fruit, and are
well pleased with their new home.
The lumber vessel Albert, Capt. Colly,
was wind-bound off Lahaina for a day or
two She will discharge at Kaanapnli.
Capt. Turner was formerly in command.
At a recent explosion one of the Japan
ese laborers was very seriously injured
on the head, hands and legs. It was
necessary to take out one of his eyes,
and the other eye appears to be sightless.
George Cooper Looses Child.
The many friends of Mr. and
Mrs. George Cooper of Hana, will
be pained to learn that their young-,
est child Kathleen Gladis Cooper,
died Tuesday night from a severe
attack of whooping cough. Little
Gladis was a bright and winsome
child of two and a half years, and
was the sunshine of the family.
There appears to be a great preVa
lance of whooping cough in the
Hana district, many children hav
ing been attacked recently.
High Class English. :
Th harness maker at Paia, "a
Chinaman made a trip to Honolulu
recently, and wishing to notify his
American friends of the fact, left
the following notice on his door:
Notese-Too be down Honolulu
for vacation shall be back soon n.'
j Bible or few weeks ago. Sing Kee
Here is a sample of English by a
Japanese of the same district:
From Mr. M Maui, Haiku.
Please send one dos oil small bottle
in Yit as dont forget.
In accordance with the law, notice is
hereby given that the Government Phy
sician will attend on the schools ia Ma
kawao district for the purpose of vacci
nating those already not vaccinated, on
the following dates:
Kealahou, Oct. 17, 1910.
Keokea, Oct. 17, 1910. .-'
Ulupalakua, Oct. 17, 1910. , l
Makena, Oct. 17, 1910. r
Kihei, November 22, 1910.
FRANK E. SAWER.
...... Government Physician.