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THEG-ARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1614
Chamber Of Commerce
Continued from page 1.
and the reasons it had for making
C. A. Rice thought that before
the Chamber went on record as fa
voring only eight to ten acres, the
cannery company should be given a
chance to explain its need for nine
Mr. I3randt again declared him
self as in favor of giving the can
nery company enough land for can
nery purposes, but did not wish to
allow a foot upon which to quarter
labor, which it might seek to con
trol, or would control. The day of
business of that sort had passed in
C. A. Rice offered an amendment
to the effect that the government
(in addition to the ten acres pro
vided for in the resolutions) cut up
15 acres adjacent to the cannery
site into house lots, to be sold to la
borers. Mr. McBrydc. of the Lawai can
nery, said that five acres were suf
ficient for strictly cannery purposes.
He was not opposed, however, to
the amendment proposed by Mr.
Rice, realizing that buildings would
be necessary at Kapaa which would
not be required in many other
Mr. Spitz recited at length the
handicap under which the Kapaa
cannery would labor on account of
infrequent shipping facilities, ncces
sitating larger storage room, and
named other things which would
require an extraordinary amount of
The resolutions of Mr. Broad
bent, as amended by Mr. Rice, pass
ed unanimously, as follows :
"Whereas, Proceeding upon and
under the provisions of the laws of
the Territory of Hawaii, citizens of
the United States of America have
taken up and homcstcaded tracts of
land at Waipouli, near Kapaa, Is
land of Kauai, for the purpose of
growing pineapples and engaging
in other agricultural pursuits, with
a definite understanding and agree
ment that pineapple canning facih
tics would be supplied to them, an
effort to provide such canning fa
cilities was, and is being, made, but
has met with hostile treatment, of
ficially and otherwise, at Honolulu,
and privately at Kapaa, Kauai.
"Whereas, Owing to the said hos
tility and ooposition, the work of
establishing a cannery at or near
.-the said Waipouli homesteads, Ka
paa, Kauai, has been stopped; the
homesteaders there have been
thrown into a state of uncertainty,
discouragement and dismay, . many
of them thinking seriously of giv
ing up altogether their original pur
pose of growing pineapples and
even of abandoning their home
steads, upon which they have al
ready expended large sums of
money, their time and their ener
"And Whereas, Should these
homesteads be abandoned, or prove
unprofitable as a result of the non
fulfillment of the agreement in re
gard to a pineapple cannery, it
would give a black eye to the home
steading idea and program in the
Territory of Hawaii, and would be
a detriment and injury to the good
name and fame of the Island of
Kauai as a suitable diversified agri
cultural and homesteading district:
therefore, be it
"Re.-olved, by the Kauai Cham
her of Commerce, That the Gove.n
ment of the Territory of Hawaii In
requested .and urged to deed in fee
simple to -such cannery company,
partnership or individual as may be
ready and willing to contract, undei
suitable guarantees, to begin tin
work of erecting a cannery of suf
ficient capacity to receive, pack and
deliver the fruit output of the Wai
pouli neighborhood, Kapaa. Kauai,
a tract of land not less than eight
nor more than ten acres in area.
suitable for .such cannery purposes.
- at or near the town of Kapaa. Ka
uai, for the sum of $1 per acre ; and
also, to cut up 15 acres adjacent
thereto for the purpose of house
-lots, the same to be sold at public
auction as required.
"Resolved, That the contract of
the Makee Sugar Company, or its
representatives, to build a railroad
in and to certain points on the home
stead tract known as Waipouli be
enforced by the government of the
territory of Hawaii forthwith.
"Resolved, Further, That copies
of these resolutions be transmitted
by the secretary of the Kauai Cham
ber of Commerce to the Governor
and the Commissioners of Public
Lands of the Territory of Hawaii."
FOR NAW1MW1I.I IIAKUOU.
Hon. J. II. Coney introduced the
following resolution :
"Whereas, There is now before
the Congress of the United States
j P p pl J
Royal Tailor" Suits are cut to fit the man.
We take your measure and guarantee satisfaction.
See the New Style Book, showing latest ideas
for Spring and Summer Wear. Dozens of new
styles to pick from prices as low as for old
fashioned custom made clothes.
Representatives of "The Royal Tailors. "
of America House Resolution Nutn-
lwr 1004 lMinr 'A Hill fnr Hip rnn-
struction of a breakwater at Nawi-!
liwili Harbor, Island of Kauai, Ter- 1
ritory of Hawaii' ; and
"Whereas, The breakwater and
harbor indicated in said bill are
vital to the commercial interests of
the Island of Kauai, Territory of
Hawaii; therefore, be it
"Resolved, by the Kauai Cham
ber of Commerce, That the Con
gress of the United States be and is
hereby requested and urged to take
up and act favorably upon said
House Resolution Number 1994,
and to make such other provisions
as will speedily provide to the har
bor of Nawiliwili, Kauai, Territory
of Hawaii, the breakwater and ship
ping facilities appertaining thereto.
"Resolved, That copies of this
resolution be transmitted by the
secretary of the Kauai Chamber of
Commerce to the President of the
Senate and the Speaker of the
House of Representatives of tin
Mr. Brandt of Waimea, in
ouding the resolution, staled th it
lie believed the time for the "do;
in the manger" act. over this har
bor matter had passed. I'ersunalL.
he had once hoped that the harbu.
would come over to his side of i!
island; tint, in the light of m.irc u
cent events, it was plain that n i
liwili was the logical place for it.
Mr. McMryde of Homcslca.
agreed with Mr. Brandt awrxirg'
that the resolutions pass. He hit'
mated that the interests and iu-'a
viduals who formerly supported
Port Allen for improvement in thi
way had withdrawn that support ii
favor of Nawiliwili, and there wa
nothing else for anybody to do bu
get together in favor of the latte
Judge Hofgaard, also of Waimea. I
agreed with the two last speakers.
"Let us get together on this thing
and put it through if we can," he
Mr. Silva of Eleele said his ob
jection to the Nawiliwili project
was the matter of expense of co"n
Up to this point, debate had been 1
tacitly allowed by the chair, al j
though there had been no motion t
C.A. Rice of Lihuc moved that
the resolutions pass. W. F. San
born of Hanalei seconded.
Passed unanimously, one mem'u
only not voting.
mxr- ASKKO FOR.
Mr. Coney thereupon introduced
tie following, and moved its pass
age : '
wwnr a Isadora a tssesxs e faresasa o sosrxaa
"Resolved, That the secretary of
the Kauai Chamber of Commerce
be and is hereby instructed to send
a request to me. uiiaiiiuer ui torn-. ims urougnt tne meeting to a
merce and the Merchants' Associa-' close, all agreeing that it was one
tion, both of Honolulu; also to the j of the most successful yet held, the
Maui Chamber of Commerce 'and ' new "get together" spirit manifest
thc Hilo' Board of Trade, to assist Jiner itself in a 'most satisfactory
--i i ii... r i f
us in urging early action, by the
House o Representatives and the
Senate of the United States Con
gress, in passing an appropriation
for the proposed breakwater and
other improvements necessary for
an harbor at Nawiliwili, Island of
Kauai, Territory of Hawaii."
C. A. Rice seconded, and the res
olution was passed unanimously.
Letters from United States'Scn
ator Works and Isador Jacobs of
San Francisco, in regard to effort-
Hvwly ajijaiinted Ju-ii.f
I being put forward in the interest of
the appropriation for Nawiliwili
J harbor, were read, and a vote of
I thanks extended to Mr. Jacobs for
i n.i . i .... ..
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Initialization will meet at
the Tax Office, Honolulu, on March
9th, 1914, at 9:00 A. ai.
D. L. CONKI.ING,
Treasurer, Tcrriton of Hawaii,
Treasurer's O 111 c e Honolulu,
March 2. 1914 March 3-10-17.
U(D M W VTmiN
l Wi Territ jrial sujiriiiii Court.
p 1 i merit
ed on our
d i f fer-
ent" t hey say a n d
they are. That's why
we can please you so
easily Anyone can
handle the average,
but we don't want
them, neither do you.
clothes compel the
of everyone who ap
preciates correct dress.
LET US TAKE YOUR
l'or wile nt Ulnio store
- "-eennil liantl Cvnliurs
inriiilmt'ir-i "! cut's ) in yootl working
order. Price, S10 each.
Will 'np)ily ejrj,' at special rates for
New Zealand butter is pure and
fresh by every steamer. Order it
from Silva's Kleele store. Advt.
Kauai County Tax Rate
To owners of Real and Peisonal
Property, liable to taxation in the
Fourth Taxation Division, Coun
ty of Kauai:
The Tax Rate for the year 1914
made up, as required bv Section
1212 of Act 145, Session Laws of
1911, to wit:
1st. For Current Expenses of
2nd. For Permanent Improve
in en ts.
3rd. For Schools.
4th. For Interest & Sinking fund
on Bonds allotted to County.
5th. For Assessing & Collecting
is herewith announced as .0126;
Si. 26 per hundred; $12.60 per
T. K. Farley,
Assessor Fourth Division.
Koloa. Kauai, Tanuarv- 28. 1914.
FUTURE OF PINEAPPLES.
It is doubtful that, for some time
to come, perhaps, the dream of
fancy prices on the part of pine
apple growers in Hawaii will be
realized. In fact, the chances are
on the side'of very much lower fig
ures, and discouragement rather
than enthusiasm. This is not said
vvith a view to casting a damper
:j.on efforts now being put for
v.ud. and planned for the future,
n tlii.i i l.tiid; the intention merely
;.'i,is to draw attention tt) what k
lc'-Wiiiable possibility, however
For sometime 1 lie indication?
'mve been that the pineapple out
put is neck and neclc with the dc j
mand. There is a constant increase
in the supply, and that condition of
things will continue for a long time
to come. The area allotted to the
growth of pineapples is being stead
ily enlarged by the addition of new
tracts here and there throughout
he group from time to time. While
this is going on, nothing is being
done to enlarge the market, or in
crease the demand; as a matter of
fact, the demand has not been in
creased, except in a natural way, in
the past several years.
, Demand and supply must run to
gether. When the former weakens,
he latter' must suffer. It looks at
.the present that the supply will so
ar overrun tne demand that prices
will drop; and the indications are
that we are very close to that pe
riod now. In time, of course, the
production of pines will reach a
naximufu, at least in Hawaii, and
he market will again be given a
Imnce. It is then tint the local
ower will realize his hopes. Rut
for the next five years there is little
reason to assume that fortunes will
e made in pineapples by the grow
ers, and those who break even in
'hat period may consider them
elves fairly fortunate.
If VOll nil( llf Nuui 'oolmwl
I butter, sold at Silva's Kleele store,
you will have it all the time. Advt.
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