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WAILUKU, MAUI, H. T., SATURDAY.. OCTOBER 29, 1 910
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Facts That dive the Lie to the Preach
ing of the Democrats.
v'. Democratic orators, smothering
-theirgood sense in 'the MeCandlcses
feed ttutigh, are preaching from
" the soap boxes and platforms n
strange doctrine, docbirjng hi the
.face of 'nil the evidence to the eon
' t trary that labor in tliis country is
. lmlf-stiimd anil tlfat plantation
;' owners.a're, Rowing wealthy from
the swVat amtjjilood' of the plantation-
The figures. 'made public by the
; treasurers of the Portuguese poc.ie
' ties, the figures made" publi by1 tlie
"." banks, the appearance of the Port it-;
vguesy .' themselves, in their cozy
"homes, all give the lie to any such
rank assertions as are made con
''eeriiingrthcir '.'halfs-ttirved" condi-
There are two important Portu
guese societies hero, the Lusitana
and the San Antonio, Their com
liined membership runs .over four
thousand, of- which ninety-eight
pur cent is made up of ;TJoituguesc
on plantations, fenieo the f6und
ing of the societies in82; they
-have disbursed in .sick benefits,
tJ- . dcath' benefits, im'a'lids?
pjV-C-' ) ' and 'for orphans, llic enori
of nine hundred and ninety thou
This does'not look as though the
Portuguese "of Hawaii are living
from hand to mouth. It shows, on
the contrary, that their wage earn
ers are enabled to put enough to
one skip to care for their widows
-' and orphans and to prevent them-
i. i i : ..th.
sseives iroin uecoiiuug uujeuio ui
, chanty tluring sickness and in time
4 It is iv splendid showing, not only
of .the fnct that the Portuguese
& colony is prospering, but that
V.t among tl.u Portuguese are so many
Tj witli good judgml'iit to provide for
the, rainy . day, that comes to Ha-
waii just as it comqs in any otlicr
'f - country on the face of the earth.
' The exact figures for the San
' Antonio Society are not at hand,
but as the membership and dues
. " ' are about even with those of the
Lusitana Society, the' 'figures of the
' -5 1 Al.
ono represent very cioseiy uio
futures of the other.
The Lusitana Society books', from
tho time of the founding of the as
sociation in 1882 until the end of
September of the present year, show
tho following sums disbursed:
Dec. 1882 to Dec. 1U02..115,000 00
1903 k.. ....... 12.1S9 30
1907 . .
1908 11,581 55
.1909.... 10,468' 22
1910 (9 months) 17,058 45
Death 'Benefits Pensions. Orphans
$ 70;000 00 14,000 00 $1,608 00
$211,532 10 $43,181 57 $7,409 00
The abovo arc" the figures spent
out . of savings. The amount of
saviniw invested by the Portuguese
in real estate, homes, stores and
tocks is considerable. In the banks,
Vilifies the Portuguese and Calls Them
Coelho and Kepoikai the Inde
pendent Candidates held a meet
ing in Lahaina Wednesday. Af
ter vilifiiiiR the Republican admin
istration and making a lot of vul
gar remarks about the Republican
Candidates, the pair appealed to
the lowest passions and prejttdic'cs
of the crowd in order to get votes.
- Tearful Willie Coelho, who had
been telling the Makawao Portu
guese that he was the son of a Por
tuguese and felt as one of that peo
ple, and that if elected he would
look after the interests of the Por
tuguese, forgot himself in the pre
sence of a purely Hawaiian audi
ence and while abusing Governor
Frear for not opening, up the Kui
aha lands for homesteaders; declar
ed that Frear was keeping the lands
from Hawaiian applicants in order
to provide homesteads for Euro
pean (Portuguese) paupers.
Think of that coming from the
son of a good Portuguese, who says
he is a friend of the Portuguese.
too, lying to the credit of the Por
tuguese wage earners of Hawaii,
are over three-quarters of a million
dollars. Figures of bank deposits
were obtained in May last, by the O
Liir-o, the Portuguese paper, which
published the following particulars:
In the banks of Honolulu, $620,
457.85; in thq banks on Maui,
$77,278.S1; in the banks of Ha
waii, $61, 25455, and in the Kauai
These figures show no evidence of
starvation or underpay of a people
that came to Hawaii as assisted
In real estate and real property,
according to the returns of this year,
the Portuguese of 'Hawaii own con
siderably more than two and a half
million dollars. -
Is this any evidence, of starvation
.vages? ' T
Tho Portuguese are deservedly
credited with being among the very
best of the many raoes that go . to
inakq.up the population of this
Territory. lliey uro good workers,
thrifty, lawabiding and industrious
people. They have prospered in
Hawaii and Hawaii has prospered
The sons of Portuguese immi
grants occupy positions gf trust and
responsibility in the community.
They aro in the legislature, on
the bench, in tho governing boards
of tho counties, in banks and
stores and oiliees In proportion io
their number tlruy occupy as many
important positions in the Territory
as ths representatives of any other
Heretofore they have not been
regarded as unreasonable or as un
grateful for what has been, done for
them. Should they he led astray by
any of tho sophistry of the Democra
tic party in this campaign, however,
showing that they are not only in
capable of reasoning from cause t
effect, but aro also selfish enough to
want to deprive others of their rela
tives and fellow countrymen from
sharing in what Hawaii has to oiler,
it will be time to change opinions.
That such a change will bo at all
necessary, is ono of the things not
expected to como to pass.
Tlie Portuguese of Hawaii are
expected to support tho party that
was solely instrumental in bringing
them hero, in providing them with
work, in giving them every oppor
tunity for advancement politically
and socially, in legislating express
ly forfiiV"j.hat they might bo able-
Destruction and Death.
NAPLES, Oct. 2G The eruption of Vesuvius continues. New
craters arcfonniim and reforming continually. Tlip populace aru fleeing
in terror. Villages iiro 'Jming wiped out, and the eutiie country is
being devastated by earthquake and flood.
TAMPA. Oct. 2(3. News has
destruction of prnpurty on the eolith and west coast. The Thousand
islands' seem to have tuiffored most.
been wijltd out. Many drowned. . . '
. POUT AU PRINCE, Ilayii, Oct. 27. The gunboat' Liberty has
been punk by explosion. Seventy killed.
VICTORIA. Oct. 27, A lire here last night - caused damage to
the amount of half a million dollars. v
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20. Gen, nii-e.and-G-n. Aloshire have
sailed for Honolulu. . , . H " ' '
PARIS, Oct. 26. --The Cabinet members are.be'ing closely" guarded
on account of aiilircbiiic-lhrcate. ' . ; . '
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WASHINGTON, Octi 26. An investigation into the customs of
San Francisco reveal no sugar frauds., .'If .
ATHENS, jOc't. 2(5.-Kyig
ileal ii Hairs in Greece, are in
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26. The Wilhelmiha , leaves today for.
Honolulu, yiie was . obliged" to leave considerable fieight on the
wharf. The i-iiiling of the Luiline has been postponed one weik.
"SYDNEY, Oct. 27--!Rillyt Pn-ike, the American .middleweight,'
knocked 0ii.WiUiani3,,thejAustraIia'n in the pi-wo'tind. " V-
CLEVELAND, Cat. 27.. Owing to his denunciation of Roosevelt,
Foiaker has 'been withdrawn as campaign speaker.
CHOUTIMI, Quebec, Oct 27 Aeronauts who, were supposed to
have baen lost in the bulodn America, have landed fifty miles beyond
civilization tn the Canadian forest, ami are safe. They traveled 1500
miles, a world's record.
False Census Returns.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28. The census returns from the City of
Tacoma, show so palpably false that they may bo taken over. If
proven wrong the census takers will be prosecuted.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 Secretary Knox, and Secretary Mc
Veigh will stump the State of Ohio for the Republicans. Tho energies
of the party are being directed to this State, 1
V. H.- Lewis, a negro has been appointed assistant U. S. Attor
ney general. This is the first time a negro has received such destina
tion. . '
W. H. Lewis is a lawyer of repute, a graduate of Harvard Uni
versity. Was considered tho best Centre rush Harvard ever had. He
was retained, for a number of years after leaving college,,as coach for
the football team. Ed.1 ' '
SHEEPSIIEAD BAY, Oct. , k.-r-Barney Oldfield, decisively
defeated Jack Johnson, the world's heavyweight champior. pugilist,
here yestertetday, in an automobile raco. .' '
LONDON, Oct, 26. Miss Leneve the alleged accomplice' of Dr
Crippen, has been acquitted, after a trial lasting only two hours.
NEW YORK, Oct. 2fj, Ralph Johnstone, broke a record hero
today reaching an attitude of 7303 feet.'
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 Immigration. Officer North has been
suspended from duty.. No intimation has come to hand as to any
charges' against him.
ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 28. .Members of the Russian parlia
ment, will convene today. If Radicals carry through their plans
trouble is expected, -, . i
; ,PARIS,Oet. '28. ILucihda Farrar, dauirhter of the president of
the American Bar Association has coinmitted suicide.
Arrests For Smuggling.
HONOLULU, Cel. 28. Bert Bowers is to,-be arrested for conceal
ing smuggled opium. ' Fred Noyes
arrested yesterday. More arrests to
HONOLULU, Oct. 20. The
late of tho Advertiser, made its. appearance ,hero today. It roasted tho
Some notes of A. V.Gear,
caused the withdrawal, of proceedings against him by the Sumner
estate. John Mai col lino was appointed guardian in his stead.
Dr. Sinclair will succeed Dr.
HONOLULU, Oct. 27. Governor Frear broko ground yesterday
for the new Y. M. C, A. building.'
W. 13. Lymer, who is at present- aesistant attorney general, has
been appointed district magistrate
Benson, the escaped prisoner
most brutally beaten by tlw police after his capture.
Lieut, Sahn has been appointed head of the lighthouse depart
nient in Hawaii.
Clias. A. Cottrell, a negro, has
Drake, as head of th Internal
His appointment will bo protested.
Advices from Washington state
the negro, to the Internal Jtevonue JJepartnient, lias been Held up
pending an investigation into the
Tho big auditorium on Hotel
by Lord and Young, for Larwson of
just been .received of suffering and
Two towns are known to have
a chaotic c
and two Chinese smugglers were
Democratic paper, edited by Irwih,
which have been taken up havo
Sexton here. Dr. Sexton goes to
to succeed Judge Andrade.
was recaptured last night. He was
been appointed to succeed W. F,
Revenue department iii Honolulu.
that the appointment of Cotterell,
merits of tho protest fmm Honolulu,.
andFort streets is to bo.comploted j
the Art Theatre"
Kacy News From the Capilol Regard'
ing Sugar Stock.
Honolulu, October 25.
The "boom" on account of the
Association Press reports of a hurri
cane in Cuba, an account of which
was given in last week's letter was
completely, squelched by a cable
gram from Alexander & Baldwin's
New .York ollice, arriving licre last
Thursday; a brief wireless concern
ing which wa's published in Satur
day's Maui News.'
Aloxauder it Baldwin wired th'ir
New York fiflice for particulars con
cerning the' Cuban' situation and
received the surprising reply that'
the damage ha(1 been small and
was more than' oll'set by the benefit
derived' from the heavy rains suc
ceeding the hurricane. Moreover,
tlie' message reported that the esti
mate on the European beet crop
had advanced to 7,700,000 tons, an
enormous" junip of nearly 400,000
tons over the
I'nasniuch as this n'ows camo from
an authority of absolute reliability,
stocks again lost their vigor and
started once more on "tho down
grade. In a few hour most of
theiri'htid settled to the old, figures,
while all have been shaken from
anything like firmness... . v
HAWAIIAN COMMERCIAL. 9
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The report on this' stock last
Tuesday afternoon was of $35.50
being bid and 30 asked. The
next morning 50, 50 and 5 shares
sold at the latter figure, followed by
o shares on the board at the same.
At the close that day 35.375 was
bid and $35.50 askod for tlie stock.
On Thursday tliero were further
sales of 15, 50, 50, 25 and 50sharus
t $35. the stock closing at tho
same bid, witli $35.50 asked. On
Friday 100 shares sold at $34.50,
followed, however, by 75 shares at
$35 but tho closing figures were
$84 bid and $34.50 asked. On
Saturday there were no sales -and
bidding settled to $33.25, while $31
was being asked. In the break over
to this morning there have been no
sales, but bidding has advanced to
$33r50 with 31.50 asked. Thus
it 'will be seen that tho stock is
again almost down to rock bottom.
j no total., sales lor the weeu. were
560 shares of tho valuo of $31,370
per share average.
PIONEER MILL '
Pioneer, which was $193 50 bid
and ?i97.50 asked, advanced Again
last Wednesday and closed, with no
sales, however, at $195 bid and $200
asked. On Thursday 10 shares sold
at $200, after which $201 was bid
and $203 asked. Thir. boom con
Jtinued on during the afternoon, 20
and 20 shares selling at $202.50,
and JO at $203. This was before tho
Cubitn cablegram abovo referred to
had arrived. When the board met
on Friday, Pioneer was down, with
other stocks. Thcro were no sales
and at tho close bidding had drop
ped to 195.50, wliilo holders were
content to accept $197.50. On the
board' Saturday 10 and 1Q shares
changed hands at $190, and at the
closo of that day the stock was $190
bid and $191 asked. Yesterday the
quotations were about the same, $190
being bid but the holding figur
having advanced to $193.50. On
account of so littlo selling low, tho
average of sales for tho week was
S200.S5 per. share, the total sales
being 1 15 shares at $29,125.
WAILUKU ALSO DROPS.
During the week 50 shares of War
' -' ' Cuutiuued ou I'ae. 5
The Compayy Will Do Everything Possi
ble For the Couvenien.ee of the Public.
The New Railroad Wharf at Ka
hului, which is now completed and
which will be oirened to the public
November 1st., will bo a creat 'con
venience hot only to passengers go-
ing and coming on the diil'ercnts,
boats, but also to shipp6rs.
hen this wharf was firdt talked
of, it was thought an appropriation
could be obtained from tho Terri
torial government, and that the
wharf would be equipped with elec
tric elevtors and all the modern con
veniences so necessary to the .rapid
movement of large 'consignments of
freight. When it became certain
that no appropriation could be ob
tainetl the railroad proceeded to '
build the wharf as a private enter
prise, ami that -they have buildcd
well is a self evident fact.
On another page will be found
the general rules that will apply at -
line wli.trr. hut. it islli. nt:.... r
. ., "...wun ui
tuu laiiioau io run tlie wharf in
such a manner that will provide the
greatest convenience to thoV com
munities served. If it is found, af
ter a trial that improvements can be
made in the general movement of
freight and passengers, somo of
these rules will be altered to suit .
conditions. In short, the object the
railroad management will strive to .
obtain will be convenience to pas
sengers, and tho rapid fiandiimr of
freight at the least possible cost.
Manager Williams hopes in tho
near future to use automobiles for
handling small cynsignments charg
ing the lowest rate possible for such
Republican Campaign Items
Democrats are knifing some of the
Home Kule Caudidates on the fu
sion ticket in order to help local
men along, but are taking very
good care not to say anvthimr
again st Notley, the Home Ruler
leader. Poor Link!
The Democratic rally ou Mar
ket Street, Tuesday evening: last',
was a fizzle. Link McCandless ad
dressed a slim crowd, and when
Kuhio -went over to hear McCand
less' speech, Link was so pleased
over the increase in the size of -his
audiauce that he rubbed .his hands
together and repeated his speech
all over again from beginning to
The Republican Campaigners
had a large and enthu.iatic meet
ing, iMonuay eyeniiig, at the Puu
nene club house.. The
Precinct will cast 200 votes for the
Republican ticket. Fitsionists and
independents will please nut that
in their pipes andnioke it.
Prince Kuhio addressed a lnnre
crowd at the Waikapu school house
Tuesday eveniirg-. It was" the best
meeting ever held in Waikapu, and
oy me imie uie meeting ended,
many Home- Rulers and Democrats
were shouting for the Republican
tieket. They said the fusionists
had been abusing the Republican
Candidates in their speeches while
the Republicans abused no one but
confined themselves to the issues
of the Campaign and to.facts.
The Democrats are unkind to the
Independent Candidate for County
Attorney. With no Caclidate of
their own the Democrats still' re
fuse to adopt him as theirs.
The Democrats supervisoriar
candidate lor Hana is J. K, Kahuij
naoiaqie a Hawaiian word mcaniiu
a doctor for incurables." Tb'tAI
I Democrats, Home Rulers andfi
dependents seem to need him P
uadly, - J