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I'KKKINH ON (JUISAX (tll.l..
Snya We Arc Hound by President'
I L'IciIkc to Culm.
Washington, Dec. 8. Senator
I Perkins, being asked why he differed
with some of his colleagues from
I California in relation to the Cuban
Nat Olycn Up In
Honolulu, Dec. .The Onhu !
Railway has entered the anti-mos-1
quito fight. The attention of Road
master Charles Muscrnve was called
reciprocity treaty, replied as follows: 1 10 the fact that the ditches under
I lavor tne present reciprocity i,p miili. irtinntu .lnr..v..r id., mil. '
- i f if aawawvwi .
treaty with Cuba becntiscour honor
I as a nation was pledged by Presi
dent McKinley and President
road crosses a wagon road, very
often held water for some time after
a rain, and that these formed an ,
l Roosevelt that, it the new republic ; j(ieai spot for tl,c breeding of mos
, of Cuba accepted the amendments I qujt0s. Mr. Musgrave took the
required by thctn of our Congress. : matter up at once. The ditches
I then certain economic concessions , nrc primarily there as a part of the
for mutual benefit between the cattle Ktiard to prevent cattle from
United States and Cuba should be straying from the wagon road to
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Assets (Home Office) .... $71332,063.36
Asictsln U.S. (for Additional Security of American Policy Holders) 656,678,43
Pacific Const Department : KDWAKD 1IROWN & SONS, Gencrnl Agents
411-413 California St.. Sati Francisco.
H. HACKFELD & CO., Ltd., Roslclont Agonts, HILO
t favorably considered
1 "The first measure to this end
, was n bill proposing a reciprocity
I treaty with Cuba. It was passed
, by the House, and was presented
I to the Senate, but I could not sup
I port it, as it was evidently drawn in
the sole interest of the Cuban sugar
producer and American refiner, and
gave too much to Cuba without in
juring compensating returns to our
' own people. I therefore formed an
alliance, so to speak, with eighteen
other Republican Senators, that we
would amend the bill or prevent its
' "Our opposition to the measure
was based on the fact that the bill
the railroad right of way. They
are only secondarily, for purposes
of drainage. So he has given in
structions to the section bosses to
keep these ditches drained where
that is practicable, and where it is
not they will be given the oil treat-
I nient at frequent intervals.
Among other processes that are
going on steadil in the anti-mosquito
campaign, and it is believed
will have a continuing effect even
if nothing else was ever done, is the
regular oil treatment of the catch
basins of the storm sewer system
and the manholes of the sewer sys
tem by the public works depart
ment, and the tiucau cleaning by
FIRE! FIRE! FIRE!
Is your property, household goods or
rnerc0ahsacndofl:enSwouVd IF NOT, WHY NOT?
you be a heavy loser without a fire
THE HONOLULU INVESTMENT CO., Ltd.
Cicncml Agents of
The Insurance Company of North America
Tile New Zealand Insurance Company
The Westchester Fire Insurance Company
The Fidelity Insurance Company
The Canton Marine Insurance Company
JUDD BUILDING, HONOLULU, H. T.
named specifically only one article iiK garbage department. Mr. Lai
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THE HAWAIIAN FERTILIZER CO., Ltd.
For Cane, Vegetable and Banana Fields.
the duty on which was to be re
duced by a given percentage, viz:
sugar. In the case of all other
products of either country the ex
act amount of reduction in duty
was to be left to the future determi
nation of the commission which the
bill authorized the President to ap
point for the negotiation of a treaty.
The only provision as to the amount
of the reduction was that it should
be 'at least 20 pei cent ad valorem.'
Thus, all that we knew was that
there should be not less than a 20
per cent reduction. But, as there
was left open a chance for a 100 per
cent reduction, and we did not
know where it might fall, if author
ized, or how the balance of benefits
1 would stand after the treaty was
formulated, we felt that there was
! not sufficient guarantee that our
1 own interests would be adequately
1 "We succeeded in preventing ac
I tiou 011 this bill, and it was at the
I same time understood that an ab
sence of factious opposition to a
I treaty which faiily covered all
t branches of trade, and was not dis
1 advantageous to any American in
terests, would result in having the
so-called reciprocity treaties with
France, Jamaica and the Barbadoes
kept in committee until the time
I limit under the Dingley tariff bill
I had expired. In the defeat of
these treaties California was espe
cially interested, for it would be
1 disastrously affected by a reduction
, in duty on French wines, dried
, fruits, preserves, oil, etc., while a
I reduction in the duty on Jamaica
and Uarbadoes citrus fruits would
practically drive California oranges
out of the Eastern market, for these
West India islands are extensive
exporters of lemons and oranges,
the imports therefrom to the United
States being about $1,000,000 a
year. A material reduction in the
duties thereon would readily treble
the amount of the imports, as was
the case when the Wilson-Gorman
1 tariff took effect. "
uach the chief of the anti-mosquito
campaign says that Superintendent
of Public Works Holloway has
shown verv great interest in the
campaign and has given all the aid
his department cau.
Tin cans are being gathered reg
ularly and with good results every
where. Mr. Larnnch says he finds
an increasing readiness among the
people to cooperate with the com
mittee, and he has been very suc
cessful in getting people to drain or
fill up ponds and holes where other
wise mosquitoes would breed.
Already work is going on and
will continue to go as long as any
effort in the direction is made,
which would cost the committee
$1,500 a month if it had to do it,
but which is being done either by
departments of the government or
by private individuals.
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It is enough to blister one's hands
just to contemplate the job that
confronted the men who swept the
floor of the inamoth Palace of Agri
culture at the World's Fair. When
the contractors finished their work
recently all that remained to be
done was to sweep the floor. It
never dawned on anyone how great
the task was. Caldwell and Drake,
the contractors, ordered a dozen
brooms and set 12 men to work.
When night came their inroads on j
the great expanse of 23 acres of
floor space was scarcely noticeable.
They increased tlis force next day
to 40 men and ordered 100 brooms. ' Is
These 40 men worked ten days be-'
fore ihc big floor was thoroughly
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that which has been manufactured for
years exclusively by the
the past fifteen
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The new Grand Trunk Railway
car ferry which will run between
Grand Haven, Mich., and Milwau
kee, is one of the largest and fast
est ferries in this country. It is
315 feet long, 54 feet beam, and is
moved along at seventeen miles an
hour by 4000-horse-power engines.
It will carry twenty-eight thirty
ton cars. It will also have thirty
two state-rooms for passengers.
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C. II. COOKP,, President.
R. F. 1USHOP, Treusurer.
G. H. ROIIRRTSON, Auditor
O. K. CAHTFR, Vice.Pres. mid Alminger.
J. P. COOKK, Secretary.
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