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THE WEKktY HIU) ' TRIBUNE, HttO, HAW Alt, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY" Jo, 1906.
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HAWAII I1EST FOR TOUACCO.
riuulntlun to Do Established at Hn-
mnkua For Commercial
A tobacco plantation is to be started
in Hawaii, to test the commercial
production of the article. The
projectors of the new enterprise are
J. B. Castle, J. P. Cooke atid Geo.
Thieleu, and the experiment will
be made in the most thorough way,
Tared G. Smith, of the Government
Experiment Station, having placed
his experience in tobacco culture
entirely at the service ot the pro
jectors of the new plantation free of
charge. Indeed, the man who has
had charge of the tobacco growing
experiments of the United States
governmeut at Hamakua, Mr. C.
W. Blacow, is to be the manager
of the new tobacco plantation.
It is the purpose of the projectors
of the enterprise to put in fifteen
acres of tobacco this coming spring
on lands in the vicinity of the lands
used for- the government experi
ment at Hamakua. Afterwards, if
it is found that the experiment is
commercially successful, more lands
will be secured and the plantation
enlarged. The new plantation will
have large drying and curing
houses for green tobacco, sufficient
to dry and cure tobacco grown by
smaller growers outside, and it is
one purpose of the enterprise, to
buy outside tobacco and promote
its cultivation by small landowners.
The tobacco farm at Hamakua
has been run by the Uuited States
government now for three years, in
an experimental way, and it has
been shown that the soil and
climate there are admirably adapted
for the cultivation of tobacco. There
is profit in raising tobacco at thirty
cents a pound, according to Tared
G. Smith, and yet Mr. Smith has
been offered four dollars and a
quarter a pound for all the Hama
kua tobacco fit for cigar wrappers
that he can raise. This offer was
made by an expert who lately
visited the Hamakua station. In
deed, experts who have smoked
cigars made of Hamakua tobacco
have pronounced them equal to the
finest Havauas. This, it may be,
is over-enthusiasm but the Hama
kua cigars are undoubtedly very
At all events, neither money nor
time will be spared to demonstrate
on the new plantation that tobacco
culture on the Hawaiian Islands
can be carried on successfully, and
with the success of the plau will
come the establishment ot the pro
duction of another staple crop for
the Territory. The day of do
pendence upon one industry will
then be drawing still faster to its
close. Of course sugar is not to be
overlooked, nor even to yield first
place, but there is a large and
growing element that is disinclined
to continue to be dependent, as
heretofore, upon one product.
There is homely wisdom in the old
advice uot to put all the eggs in
oue basket. Advertiser.
1IIU YEAR IN SUIUK.
Vnluo or Product Brought Into This
Country n Record llroukor.
The value of sugar brought into
this country during 1905 will far
exceed that of any other earlier
year, according to a bulletin issued
by the bureau of statistics of the
department of commerce and
labor. The bulletin says: "The
value of sugar imported during the
n months of 1905 ended with
November was $148,575,345, of
which $51,485,256 was from the
contiguous territory of the
United States. The estimate is
that the total sugar imports for
1905 will aggregate considerably
above $150,000,000, while the
highest figure in any fiscal year
prior to 1905 was $127,000,000 in
1894, wheu an unusually large
quantity was imported in anticipa
tion of a large change in the tariff.
" The United States is increasing
steadily and rapidly in its consump
tion of sugar, and importations have
doubled iu the last 20 years, while
th e population meantime increased
about 50 per cent. The United
States is the largest sugar consum
ing country in the world. The
average consumption for each in
dividual in 1904 was about 75
pounds. The United States con
sumes about one-fourth of the
sugar production of the world.
Nearly all the sugar brought into
this country is produced from cane,
and the United States consumes
fully one-half of the cane sugar
produced in the world. Cane
sugar is forming at present a larger
proportion of the world's sugar
supply than during i890-f892.
Among tne countries contriuuting
to the sugar consumption of the
United States for the fiscal year
1905 were Cuba 2,057,690,839
pounds, Java 899,394,575 pounds,
Hawaii 832,721,387 pounds, Porto
Rico 271,319,993 pounds, Germany
(principally beet sugar) 205,084,302
pounds, West Indies, other than
Cuba, 202,639,835 pounds, South
America, 168,557,528 pounds,
Philippine islands 77,997i424
pounds. The domestic crop of
1904 was 1,107,250,500 pounds.
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Among the survivors from tbe
ghastly wreck of the S. S. Valencia
on the jagged coast of Vancouver
Island was Professor Frank Bunker
bound to Seattle to take charge of
the city's school system. He had
the awful anguish of seeing his
wife and two children perish before
his eyes and is at present much
quoted iu the coast papers as to the
details of the disaster. '
One particular charge he makes is
that the life-preservers of the Val
encia were made of "rushes which
sink and are not buoyant like cork."
Capt. Bulger, at Honolulu, stated
that the Valencia was inspected at
Seattle which is not in his district.
As to the "rush" or title lifebuoys,
he said that they are distinctly
superior to the cork.
"At Hilo quite recently," he
said, "we made some experiments
iu the matter of the respective
merits of buoys, before some of the
island captains and the advantage
of tule over cork was effectively
If all these lecturers on Hawaii
get started together we shall rival
the Kickapoo Indian roediciue
people iu that style of advertise
Cash Valuo 0f Cllninto.
It does seem rather odd to give
shining twenty-dollar gold pieces
(just from the mint and wanted by
everybody) for dry air, warmed by
a genial sun to the right tempera
ture. Air is supposed to be one of
the few things that anybody may
have for the asking a commodity
entirely outside of the dominion of
the trusts; which cannot be bottled
up and sold over the counter.
Yet many wise financiers are will
ing and glad to pay one dollar for
the azure blue above it, out in Cali
Let us try to find the reason for
this strange reversal of the usual
Why did you come to California?
Why did your next-door neighbor
come, and the pleasant friends
across the street, and the acquaint
ances in tbe adjoining block?
In the last analysis, it was be
cause of a more perfect climate.
Note the use of the comparative.
There is no flawless climate any
where. But in California, where
every montu is June, tne weatuer
conditions are nearer ideal than in
any other of Uncle Sam's United
States of America. The scientists
who manage the weather bureau
can glibly tell just why mountains,
desert and tradewinds have here
combined 10 produce a climate
which is nearly 100 per cent pure.
They can explain why this same
section is both warm iu winter and
cool in summer. What you and I
are more interested in is the un
usual fact itself, not the why and
For every person who came to
California because of gold discover
ies, or sordidly to make money, or
as a restless adventurer ten persons
came because they were in love
with the weather. And this is not
said iu disparagement of the
marvelous material resources of
tbe htate.Wm. II. Simpson in the
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