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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1914
McBRYDE SUGAR CO.
The plantation wf the McBryde Sugar Company, Ltd., in the Wa
ftiawa sectiun of the Kuloa district, postoffiee Eleele, comprises an area
of 13,000 acres of cane, rice a-nd mountain lands and forest. This year
252 acres of cane were harvested, yielding 16,318 tons of sugar, or an
average of 5 i tons per acre.
The 115 crop will be from .2834 acres, and Manager Alexander
modestly estimates the yield at 15.000 tons.
McRrvde Sugar Company was organized in the boorn days im
mediately following the passage i f the Annexation Act by Congress,
the basis of the project being the olJ Eleele plantation of August Dreier,
which was purchased and taken over into the new company. The
company had an unpromising statt, but adjustments of its affairs re
cently made have had the effect of improving its outlook for the future.
The capitalization of the company is $3,500,000. and the par value
of shares is $20.
The present officers of McBryde Sugar Company are: J. P.
Cooke, president: Harold G. Dillingham, vice-president; John Guild,
secretary: John Watcrhouse, treasurer. Directors: R. W. T. Purvis.
1'.. 1'. Dillingham. F. M. Hatch, Fred. Harrison and D. P. R. Iscnberg.
Mr. !'. A. Alexander is manager, and his assistants are:
Head Luna R. D. Moler.
Field Ltinas Dick Roder. II. R. Smythe. Chas. Aki, F. L. Zollcr
and J. Mcdeiros, Jr.
Timekeepers Chas. F. Dillingham and II. J. Eby.
Chief Engineer V. P. Pillar.
Assistant Engineer V. Eklund.
Steam Plow Engineer Win. Kruse.
Locomotive Engineers Caesar Clcmente and Antone Moniz.
Head Carpenter Harry A. Moler.
Chemist II. W. Robbins.
Blacksmith Ah Vec.
Head Bookkeeper John H. Pole
Assistant Bookkeepers Win, Miller and Dan. Lyons.
Physician Dr. A. 11. Watcrhouse.
McBryde Store Manager K. Roendahl.
Branch Store Managers K. Takitani and Manuel Nunes.
Warehouseman Ah Vet.
KOLOA SUGAR CO.
Koloa Sugar Company's plantation, situated in and around the
town of Koloa. has an area of 10.094 acres, of which 4286 is under
cultivation and 5808 acres are forest, pasture and waste.
'I his year the yield was 8,572.313 tons of sugar from 1082.5 acres,
an average of 4.32 tons to the acre.
In l'M5 the crop will be from 1"35.8 acres, and the estimated yield
at tlvs date is 8800 tons.
Th flicers of Koloa Sugar Company are as follows: Hans
Isenberj, -esiden ; R. A. Cooke, vice-president; J. F. C. Hagen..
secretary: George tiodic':. treasure-: A. Haneberg, auditor.
Mr. Ernst Cropp is manager his assistants are:
Head Luna Hermann Brar
Section Lunas L. Conradt a. id C. Pomke.
Timekeeper Win. C. Reichcldt.
Chief Engineer F. Iiehr.
N'ight Engineer W. Smith.
Steamplow Engineer M. Silva.
Locomotive Engineers M. Caires, George Keikilawe, Sasaki.
Mechanic II. Kaaiohelo.
Car)enler II. G. Spalding.
P.lacksmith II. P.usch. ,
Chemist W. K. Orth.
Night Sugar P.oilcr Antone Kuhlmann.
Bookkeeper and Cashier P. A. Romane.
Assistants M. J. Teves and M. Kuwamoto.
Physician Dr. A. II. Watcrhouse.
Head N'urse Miss E. C. Wagner.
Storekeeper H. .Buchholtz.
Store Bookkeeper C. Lindemann.
Warehouseman E. Reyher.
Stockman II. Kuhlman.
Harnessmaker M. Simao.
Water Luna M. Costa.
Field Lunas John Almeida, Jus. Almeida, L. Teves, J. KyatkolT
sky, G. Maioho. Oda. Nomi. Win. Schimmelfennig, G. Hackbarth, P.
Pusch. G. Brandt, Ike Hart, G. Steliez.
HAWAIIAN SUGAR CO.
Hawaiian Sugar Company (Makaweli) has a total area of "035
acres, being rolling foothills, cut up by gulches, k Soil is a deep, red
The yield in 1914 was 32.039.5 tons of sugar, including Gay &
Robinson's crop, it being taken from 4580.4 acres.
The estimated yield for 1915 is 28,000 tons, including the Gay &
Robinson crop, the same to come from 4504.3 acres.
The present officers of Hawaiian Sugar Company are: J. P.
Cooke, president; W. M. Git'fard. first vice-president; Robert Catton,
second vice-president; John Waterhou.se, treasurer; John Guild, secre
tayr; D. P.. Murdoch, auditor.
P. D. Baldwin is manager, and his assistants are:
Head Luna W. K. Schultze.
Division Overseers). K. llavselden and A. C. Banham.
Timekeepers E. D. Murdoch 'and R. C. Maefie.
Mill Superintendent II. S. Truscott.
Asistant Engineer G. W. Cunningham.
Steam Plow Engineer H. S. Padgett.
Locomotive Engineer M. B. Sotiza.
Head Carpenter T K. Neal.
Head Blacksmith C. W. Smith.
Chemist G. H. Halden.
Sugar Boiler Wm. Ebeling.
Head Bookkeeper G. T. Greig.
Assistant Bookkeeper J. B. Eassoth.
Stenographer J. A. Combs.
Physician T. j. W est, M. D.
Sf irtkeeper C. 1 layer.
Branch Storekeeper. M . J. Carvalho, Simon Aiu, 1. Eurtado.
Warehouseman II. X. Browne.
KAUAI RAILWAY CO.
The Kauai Railway Company,
Ltd.. was incorporated May 26,
1906. with a capitalization of $500.
000. Its offices and headquarters art
at Port Allen, the postoffiee being
Eleele, a half-mile away. At that
place arc its immense freight ware
houses, landing and loading appa
tatUK. lumber yards, etc.
The company has ten miles of
it; own track, with rights of way
over eleven miles of other track.
Tons of freight handled over eotn-i;-.r.v's
tracks bv its trains for ye it
ri ding June 30. Id4. 14,58d;"ton
miles Of freight. 159,748.
The approximate total freight
handled over the company's
wharves for the vear ending June
30. 1914. was G000 tons of gen
eral cargo and 3.000.000 feet of
The officers of the company are:
B. F. Dillingham, president; H. M.
von Holt, vice-president; John
Guild, secretary ; John Watcrhouse.
treasurer; D. B. Murdoch,' auditor.
Manager Captain George B.
Assistant Manager (manager of
lumber yard and merchandise de
partment) R. L. Hughvs.
Clerks C. Q. Chin and K. Ta
tekawa. The improvements in the year
1914 were considerable, the princi
pal items being: Lumber yard and
general building material business
launched ; warehouses enlarged ;
new rolling stock purchased.
Improvements planned for 1915
are even larger and more import
ant, the following being the princi
pal items :
(1) Additions to rolling stock.
(3) Installation of wood-working
machinery, planing mill, etc., in
connection with lumber yard.
The Kauai Railway now handles
the entire output of three big sugar
plantations in that part of the is
land, viz.: Hawaiian Sugar Com
pany (Makaweli), McBryde Sugar
Company and Koloa Sugar Com
son and American-Hawaiian steam
ers at P -rt Allen. In the same
way the. pineapple pack of the Ka
uai' Fruit & Land Company is han
dled. Tn 1914 there was an increase in
Matson Navigation Co. freight ton
nage alone of more than 8000 tons
The company are agents on Ka
uai for the Matson Navigation
Company and the American-Hawaiian
MAKEE SUGAR CO.
The Makee Sugar Company. Ltd., is an Hawaiian corporation, its
plantation and mill being located around Kapaa and Kealia, the latter
being the postoffiee. R! P. Spalding is president, G. P. Wilcox vice-
president, and The Spalding Go., of Los Angeles, treasurer. Although
his name does not appear in this list, it is generally understood that
Colonel Z. S. Spalding is practically the owner of the plantation. It is
an irrigated estate, the various parts being connected by railway. The
sugar output for 1914 was 9935 tons, which was considerably above the
estimate, due to exceptionally favorable weather conditions.
The salaried officers and' employees of the company are as follows :
Manager G. P. Wilcox.
Head Overseer S. N. Hundley.
Division Overseers C. B. Makee, J. Victorino.
Timekeeper Manuel Corrca.
Mill Engineer E. W. llopke.
Assistant Engineer lien Lizama.
Steam Plow Engineer John Tevis.
Locomotive Engineers Manuel Machado Jr., Frank P. Silva,
Antone Rente. .
Head Carpenter fohn P. Souza.
Head Blacksmith H. Sheldon. '
Chemist E. W. llopke.
Sugar Boiler Ah I loon.
Assistant Sugar Boiler Ah Hoy.
Chief Bookkeeper J. F. Pcttencourt, Jr.
Assistant Bookkeeper S. Takata.
Physician C. Hoffmann.
Storekeeper Joaquim Souza.
Despite recent fears of a shortage on account
of disturbed conditions in Europe, Hofgaard
& Company will be able to make a grand
display of Christmas goods this year. Some
of the items now ready are Hawaiian Jewelry
and other Souvenirs, Cut Glass, Fancy
Stationery, Toys, Etc.; Norwegian Enameled
Ware, Japanese Silks, Fancy Goods and
Notions, Mandarin Coats, Etc., Etc.
C. B. Hofgaard & Co. Ltd.,
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is owned by George W Wilcox,
ded as follows: '2425 acres of
'4' i? acres of forest.
4415 tons, from 803 acres, or
Gr . 'arm p'-intation, ;it Lihm
The estate contain 13.2. 3 acres, ''
arable land, 313 acres of pasture,
'Ibis gear's crop of ug-ir t'
5'A tons to the acre.
The estimate for I'M 5 i. 4X(ju n,h of sU.rar from 5 aci.cs
Mr. E. II. W. BroadlK.it is manager, and his efficient assistants
are: P W. I. Purvis, bookkeeper; l Carter, steam plow engineer
E. Palmer, construction enquirer; E. 1. Windas, timekeeper- Brauu
A. Klu-mann. A. Gandall. 11. Wiebke, J. 11. Bremer and Sam Lewis!
KEKAHA SUGAR CO.
Kekaha Sugar Company. Ltd., has a capital of $1,500,000, divided
into 15.000 shares of the par value of $100 each. Its lands are all
leaded, there being 3f00 suitable for cane and 300 waste. The planta
tion relies considerably upon irrigation, the water coming from the
mountains and also from two pumping stations, having 28 artesian
wells. About 30,000.000 gallons of water per day is supplied from all
The output of sugar this year reaches a total of 17,105 tons, which
i the high record.
The' officers of the plantation are: G. X. Wilcox, president; II.
P. I -"aye, first vice-president and manager; Paul R. Isenberg, second
vice-president: George Kodiek. treasurer; J. F. C. Hagens, secretary.
Director": A. S. Wilcox and II. Schultze.
Other officers and salaried employees of the plantation are:
Assistant Manager Gustav Hansen.
Head Overseer Win. Danford.
Division Overseer John Brandt.
Mill Engineer F. G. Douse.
Assistant Engineer Win. N'ordmeier.
Electric Pump Engineer A. M. Da Vic.
Steam Plow Engineers F. Deicksen, C. Jacobsen.
Locomotive Drivers James l-'ellez, Johnny Malai.
Head Machinist William Knise. '
1 lead Carpenter Vamasaki.
Head Blacksmith August Kruse.
( "hemist Alexander Brodie.
Sugar Boiler Andreas I'aye.
Assistant Sugar Boiler George Wramp.
Chief Bookkeeper Arthur G. Dime.
Assistant Bookkeeper and Timekeeper Frederick II. Aaser.
Physician Dr. Francis A. Lyman.
C. W. SPITZ, Prop.
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