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THE WKUKLY 1IIL0 TRl&UNIi, HiLO, HAWAII, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER as, iyo..
V, hCFL DAVIS 0- CO
GOLDEN GATE FLOUR
H. HACKFELD fit
AAiA - V
j "Little Joker"
A shipment is to arrive
in a few days.
(Continued from Pane Three.)
to enable men to endure such con
ditions! To shiver in winter, clad
in frightful rags; to sweat in hot
summer from morning till night,
every tiny in the week, without re
laxation, without any ,ray of hope
of ever doing better than null and
pull. For what? For n handful of
fodder. What wonder, if finally
he breaks down, and resorts to
opium to forget his misery. Here
is an ocular, practical illustration of
the fact, what man is turned into,
if he does not organize and fight
for his rights. If our own, Euro
pean and American laboring classes,
have escaped this fate, or rather
have passed this stage of domestic
animal, they owe it to nothing else
but their unremitting, unrelaxing
vigilance and organized opposition.
What is it that is lacking to the
oriental man? Is it the natural
spirit of opposition and self defence,
or the capacity of organization, or
oouir vs loriuc possiiHcucucicncy
of the capacity of organization it
has sufficient explanation in the ab
sence of machine production and of
large factories, which have united
our own heretofore scattered small,
independent artisans. The lack of
the very spirit of opposition, the
endless submission and readiness to
reduce the standard of living to any
minimum, is a worse and more in
curable evil. It may be the result
of vain, secular attempts to break
down rigid economical and social
forms, leading to fatalism, that per
meates the mind of an oriental.
Obstacles of that magnitude may
be overcome ouly by united effort,
and the united efforts arise, as we
have said, only with the area of
machine production on n large
scale, with what is known as the
industrial condition of society.
The United States, as the leading
industrial nation, has a great mis
sion to fulfill in the Far East the
substitution of machine production
for manual industries. A task of
such dimensions can be undertaken
and achieved only by the associa
tion of enormous resources with
American energy, push, enterprise,
business methods and technical
genius. Other industrial nations
will come to their assistance, but
the principal part will be done by
the United States.
I do not use the term "mission"
in its sentimental sense. We see
that sentimental missions, of what
ever kind, invariably result in prac
tical failure. In the best case they
represent not more than giving a
beggar a nickel. No grand things
have ever been achieved on a senti
Our human altruism, beyond a
mother's feelings for her child, is
in it's babyhood, as yet; it is too
shallow and evanescent. Patriotism
and feelings of national solidarity
manifest themselves only in histori
cal moments and die away in every
diy life, and it is our every day life,
not catastrophies, that shape things,
like the earth worm in the black
soil. Human sympathies are still
weak. Were it not for vanity 'and
the desire to buy a comfortable
place in the hereafter, no charitable,
educational, scientific institutions,
no religious, home or foreign mis
sions, nothing that feeds on Lazarus
crums, falling from the table of the
opulent, would have sufficient
means to carry on their work for a
month. This may be a bittertruth,
but truth nevertheless. ,
Neither the United States, nor
any foreign nation, if there be any
capable to undertake this prodigious
task, would have done it without
a solid, economical, selfish quid proaay's production is largely duo to
quo. This quid pro quo is obvious j the spread of prohibition movements
in the vast field, and the vast profits in that country, according to statis
to be found in Asia for American 'tics prepared by the German Brew
capital on one hand, and for Amer-1 ers' Association. The German pro
ican skilled labor on the other. ' duction for the last year declined to
The by-products of this gigantic
operation will be the solution of the
Far Eastern riddle, the regeneration
of China (and not of China alone)
to the human standard:' the re-
claiming of numberless millions of)
human beings from their present j
condition of domesticated cattle;
their reincorporation into the com -
mon lauuly 01 maiiKiiui witn its
mnilarii nrncnptitv mill intnl1nrt nn 1
land moral aspirations. Yes, it will
be a by-product, but a sufficiently
1 great one to satisfy Ihe most send -
mental requirements'. For that
purpose the United States must not
lose, but steadily gain ground,
and stick tenaciously to the policy
of the "open door."
To assert American ccounniic.il
sovereignty over, the Pacific ocean,
to transform the stagnant Spanish
pool of the Philippines into the
boulevard of liberty for the Far
East, these arc the next steps after '
the ratification of the last treaty
with China. That will be a purely '
industrial and pcacelul invasion of
Asia up to the German frontier.
Facts About Prog I,cirs.
According to an official of the
Department of Commerce and La
bor, the greatest markets for frogs'
legs are those of St. Paul and Min
neapolis. Some interesting facts
are furnished with reference to this
During the year last past the
total catch in Minnesota was in ex
cess of 500,000 dozen, involving
the slaughter of no le than 6.000,
000 frogs. The value of the pro
duct amounts annually to about
Frogs' legs are, of course, shipped
from other States; but for the
epicure there are no frogs' legs to
compare with those of Minnesota.
This superiority has been attributed
to the clear, cool waters of the
In competition with the Minneso
ta frog is the "bull" variety of the
South; but, as has been said, this'
product is not so highly esteemed
by discriminating palates, the
Southern frogs'-leg meat being
coarse of fibre and not so sweet and
delicate to the taste as the North
western kind, which, by reason of
its exquisite flavor, is in great and
increasing demand throughout the
country, especially in the larger
cities of the East. Here, of course,
the cost is considerably greater
than iiKthe West, the average price
111 bt. Paul being thirty-five cents
Shippers purchase frogs' legs
throughout Minnesota, and em
ployment is given to many persons
in the Twin Cities in preparing
them for shipment.
The heaviest catches of frogs are
in the spring and fall. In the
spring the frogs emerge from their
"nest" in great droves; and it is
then that their capture is the most
easily effected. Upon the approach
of cool weather in the early fall
they return to the water. As the
frog is a fast breeder and attains
his full size in a short time, the de
maud is readily met. There are
perhaps more than one hundred
thousand breeding pools in Min
Unlike the oyster, the frog leg is
in demand all the year; consequent
ly it is as necessary to hunt frogs
in winter as it is in the earlier
months. This, however, is a matter
of considerable difficulty, for in the
winter the frog catcher must cut
through the ice, in some cases
measuring two feet in thickness, in
order to get at the nests. But his
reward is ample, for, in winter, the
price of frogs' legs soars.
Germany ami llccr.
Washington, Nov. 8. Statistics
for the year just ended show that
for the first time in its history
Germany must yield the first place
among the nations in the produc
tion of beer to the United States.
Frank H. Mason, United States
Consul General at Berlin, in report
ing this fact to the State Depart-
ment says the falling off in Ger-
1,787,6 15,000 gallons, or 132,085,-
230 gallons less than
the United States.
the output of
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J for Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. 1
1 It has no equal on the market for j
itne prompt cures 01 cougus,
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J vou make no mistake in buying
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Is that which
has hecn manufactured for
years exclusively by the
California Fertilizer Works
SAN FRANCISCO, GAL.
When purchasing be sure that in addition to the brand
the name of the California Fertilizer Works is on every
sack, otherwise you will not be getting the genuine article.
A large stock of our Diamond A and our
XX HIGH-GRADE FERTILIZER
Is kept constantly on hand
prices, plus only freight and actual expenses,
By Our Hilo Agents,
L. TURNER CO.
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