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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, JU:E 13, 1916,
m THE ISLANDS
(Special Washington Correspondence of THE
Washington, D. C, May 2 .
Adoption of t lie item in the Rivers
and Harbors bill providing for the
Kahului Harbor breakwater was
delayed bv an objection made by
Senator Smoot of Utah who asked
that the item be explained. Among
the senators who responded with
explanations was Senator Martine,
of New Jersey, who said:
"Mr. president, these harbors
are so far away from us that we
pay but little attention to them.
It was my good fortune during
the past summer to visit the is
land referred to in the Hawaiian
group, and I was very much im
pressed with the trade and com
merce of these ports on five ot the
nii-.cir"! i:-lands thcie, and par
tieuhuly f the harbor mentioned
in the bill. It was mv privilege
to visit whilst there and to confer
with shipping men and men inttr
ested in mercantile matters.
"The breakwater, as the senator
from Washington (Mr. Jones)
says, is not far enough extended.
It is far enough out tor an ordi
nary and placid sea; 'then, how
ever, we really need none; but in
cast ot a storm, it is very much
the part Tf lhi. United .Slates Gov
ernment if we should fail to adopt
this provision which is embodied
in the bill. I trust that it may
"There are other instances of a
similar character in those islands,
and I feel, considering their
splendid loaltv. their marvelous
business, and the wonderful cli
matic conditions that exist there,
the Government of the United
States should endeavor to make
neecieu. it was demonstrated to: possible a tn c ot trade aim com
me in a very practical wav that merce there that will evanluallv
the breakwater should be very lie colossal. I feel that it is our
considerably extended in order tonicity to do what we can to make
secure the ships and cralt that safei and bcttei the great ship-
would come in there seeking an-iP'ug interests of those islands -
chorage for the purpose of dis- the gems of the sea."
charging their freight. The The item' wl,ich appropriates
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in these ports is marvelous, as are
the general thrift and enterprise
that exist in these tropic islands.
I was very much won to their
suggestion, and I feel that it
would be a manifest wrong upon
additional, was then
Win. II. Grotc has deserted the
Ford ranks and is now to be seen
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