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Vol. IV. No. 7G8.
HONOLULU, H. I., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1897.
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A-ttorney at Law
113 Kaatmmanu Street
SAMUEL J. MACDOMLD,
Counsellor at Law.
204 Merchant Street (one door-irom
Fort struHt), Honolulu, fy
CHARLES F. PETERSON,
-A.ttorn.ev at Law and
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ATTORNEY AT LAW
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THE PLANTERS' ASSOCIATION
Open Address of President Hackfeld at
the Annual Meeting.
All the Old Trustees Re elected Valuable
Reports Read by Professor Maxwell
Members of the. Hawaiian
Planters' Association wore slow
in getting around to the opening
sepsion of their annual meeting
this morning, although President
Hnokfeld and Secretary Bolto
wero early in their Heats. Treasur
er P. 0. Jones is absent from the
Among those present wero Geo
F Kenton, H M "Whitney, W 0
Parke, 0 Boltc, W W Goodale, J
M Horner, Geo N Wilcox, George
Weight, W G Bla'sdel, H P
Balclwiu, J F Hackfrld, W M
Giffard, Theo H Davi, J K
Atbort-m, F M Swauzy, H Morri
son, J Hotiug, W "W Hill and
Piesidont Hackfeld called tho
meeting to order at 10:20, mak
ing tho following opening re
marks: Gentlemen In opening this
our annual meeting, congratula
tions aie again in order on the
very laroo crop of sugar, which
I ubs been uroduced on tho Islands
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price ruii.;u uh uui ucoj i
satisfactory as tor Jyo, you still
can dm welt satisfied with the re
sult obtaiued. I reget that,
owing to severe droughts which
havo been experienced during the
lastvesr in soveral district-", tho
output of sugar will bo materially
reduced durfngdho net eeac-on.
During the passage 3&the new
tariff bill in the Congress of tho
United BtiteB considerable anxi
ety whs folk here in regard to tho
continuation of tho benefits now
enjoyed byUB under the Itecipro
city Treaty, but happily tho mat
tor was hually settled in our
favor, thus assuring to us for
a tirao at least a fair price
for our principal product,
A Treaty of Annexation between
Hawaii and tho United Statue, no
doubt a measure of considoiable
importance for our industry, is
now pending and awaiting action
by the U.S. 0 mgreas in December
The Laboratories and Experi
ment Station of tho Association
huvo been successfully carried on
under the able, management of
the Director, Dr. Maxwell; a con
siderable Buni of money ban dur
ing the year beon contributed by
the fertilizer mHiiafrtnturers toward
the expenses of the Laboratory. It
is, however, to he regretted that
the latter has not been-patronizd
Tor I ho analysis of fertilizers as
generally us was anticipated, espe
cially ns all analysing of fertilizers
is now done free of charge to the
At tho Experiment Station some
very interesting oxparimonts are
beiug carried on, about which
Dr. Maxwell will fully re-
port to you; ' thoy consist of
raising cane with and without irri
gatiou, of gieen fertilizing for
tho restoration of tlm soil,
growing different vurieti-s of
cauo, and gaining exact knowledge
on itrigattou and fertilizing by
the ubo of tho lysimoter; I holievo
n visit to the 'station will be well
worth to be considered as a part
of our program. ,
a 5 cent or 30 cent baking
powders are made to satisfy
the demand of people who think
41 anything will do."
Schillings Best is cheaper
than such baking powder in
A Sihlllinn & CKiiipiny
1U liu linn lu iuuciMi ucuu bum.
ciontduriug the past year; whethor
this will continue, however, in
future is somewhat doubtful and
thiH matter will probably requiro
your special attention.
Mr. Koebole, who still receive
financial aid from this association,
has been absent, daring the year,
but is shortly expected to return
here; ho has contiuued to render
very valuable services for tho Isl
Tho Income Tax law, passed by
tho la&t legUlnturp, has been de
clared unconstitutional by the
Supreme Court owing to curtain
discriminating features contained
therein; tho property tax law
has again caused a great deal
of friction in regard to tho "fair
and reasonable aggregato value"
of vaiious sugar estates, as
shown by the numerous appeals,
which have become nocesssry and
have thrown tho burden of decid
ing this very difficult question on
tho Judges of the Supreme Court.
1 hope that the noxt Logislatuto
will revise the present tax laws to
such an extent that th') constant
appeals on the tax returns may be
avoided in future.
Sevoral valuable reports will be
submitted to you; as a groat dent
of time will be lost by
them in full, I sujigost that only
tho important parts of same bo
read and taken up for discussion.
Before concluding, I beg leave
to express my bo-it wielres for
your future prosperity and
hope that at our noxt meoting the
sugar industry 01 tuese leianus
may be in as promibiug a condi
tion as it is today.
Secretary Bolto read tbo min
utes of the last annual session,
which wero approved.
Tho secretary's report being
called for, Mr. Bolto said that it
was in the printer's bauds. Some
data required to complete it had
been received only ten miuutes
before the meeting commenced,
hence it was impo-miblo to incor
porate it in time for tho meeting.
He would say, boweyer, tlrat the
total crop of sugar produced in
tho islands for tho Inst year
amounted to 248,555 tons'. lie
would BUggot-t that his report be
doforrad uutil it was printed,
whon a cony would be sent by
mail to each member. Agreed to
In the absence of Treusurer
Jones the secretary road his ro-
port, which by a unanimous vote
the reporters prsout wero ro
quested not to publish.
l'lo Iroanurer s ettnuBto for IJ10
coming year was referred to the
new olncers to be cloct'd durtuu
All of the old trustees wero re
elected to servo for another year.
Dr. Maxwell's report on tbe ox
Poriihnt station wnanext in order.
He suggested that the members
visit tho experiment station in a
body, see what waB being done
and judge for themselves. The
report could then bo read or
printed after tho vinit.
Mr. Baldwin moved that the as
t-ociatiou visit the experiment
statiou at i):30 tomorrow.
Mr. Swanzy thought more time
should be taken to oxamine what
was beiug done. The whole morn
iug or the aftoruoou w.mld be
noun too much.
Mr. Giffard thpught the visit
Hhould be mado at 3 o'clock tbio
afternoon, so ns to give tho mem
tiers on Hawaii a chance to visit
the htition beforo the Einnu left
tomorrow. He offered an amend
ment to that effect, which waa ao
copied by Mr. Baldwin, and the
The balance of the morning
BCKfion was taken up with the
reading of special reports whioh
will bo noticed hereafter.
At noon the meoting adjourned
to 10 a. m. tomorrow,
HUtorlcul Iiturr j
Ex-Consul General Churchill I
will lecture beforo tho Historical 1
Society at Y. M. C. A. hall this)
evening on early Samoan history. '
There is no chargo for admission,'
tho publio are cordially invited
Mr. Churchill is uu adept iu the
Samoan language nud folk lose,
and is deeply interested iu Poly '
ucfiiau ethnology iu all its aspects.!
REPLY TO CHESTER DOYLE
Mr. Murdoch Discusses Certain State
ments of the Japanese Interpreter.
Laborers Wera Duly Warned of Consequences
Were Hot Treated So Badly as Was
Editoh Evenino Bulletin:
I do not wish to enter inlo any
newspaper controversy regarding
the recent labor troublo utEwn
Plantation, but in tho spirit of
justice I beg to call attention to
soveral inaccuracies in Mr. Doyle's
statement as given by you iu your
issue of Nov. 19 which, tho' un
important in themselves, yet are
calculated to load tho public to
form an unjust opinion of Mr.
Ferguson's actions. "Why Mr.
Doyle should ranke so binned a
statement will be readily surmis
ed by your readers.
Mr. Doyie states that the mon
wore marched off to Pearl City in
reading!? ponrwg mm.
Font fnlti tuna
As a mattor of
fulliuc at Ewa
Plantation when they started, nor
did thoy meet with any until
within a mile of Ewa Court
house. As roanrds food I bee to
s uv lout " no
tuehtatt that their departure was de-
inyeu uinn roou was uroumutunm
by their fr.onds, and upon arrival
at Pearl City, moro wbb purchas
ed by Mr. Lennox and
given out, as somo said
they had gone short. No com
plaint was made about clothes
inasmuch as nil were provide.l
with blankets which had been
taken with thorn when they dosort
ed during tho preceding night.
Til"! men were not all ciowded in
to tbo two or three small cells at
tho Ewa jail, as the majority were
accommodated in tho court room.
Mr. Dpylo states that ho insist
ed on the Japanese with the
brokou arm ami hs three wit
nesses remaiuiog at Ewa. as they
had camo down with him, and
fiually they were allowed to re
main. There never was any inton
tiou on the part of the plantation
authorities to arrreht these men.
Their names, by instruction ot
Mr. Fcguson, were not included
in tho warrant and furthermore
he had previously given theso
name mon full permission to visit
Honolulu and raako known anv
urievanco tbey might have to the
Japanese Cousul. Although they
went to Honolulu, no complaint
was made t Mr. ohimamura and,
apparently to the disappointment
of Mr. Doyle, no further action
been taken by thorn. The
man acknowledges that to n cer
tain extent he waa in tho
wr.'ng that the injury
was larjely due to uccident and
that tho arrangement, whereby he
receivesfull pay until able to
rsumo work, id perfectly satis
factory. Agents of the Morioka Co.
(through whom this lot of men
was received) have since the ro
lutn of the men spsnt somo time
on tho plantation, and have ex
pressed 'themselves in every way
satished with the settlement of
Many may feel inclined to nsk,
Royal make tho food pure,
wbolCMm and dallclosia.
iktmi miwi mm co Nrw vokk.
"Why Bhould theso men bo nrrest
ed for desortiou of contract Her
vice when thoy had expressed
a willingness to work?" for thiH
reason: On the evening of the day
ou which tho man was hurt, a
largo deputitiou of tho now men
camo to Mr Forgudou's house, I
making complaint of the tteat
mout ho had received at the hands
of tho luna and doruanding tho
discharge of tbo latter. Mr. Fer
guson refused this demand, point
ing out mat tuo occurrence was
purely accidental, but nt tho s imp
tituo gave full permi'Siou for tho
man and his witnesses to vit.it
Honolulu. Tho men stated that
it was their intoution to gj with
him in a body about 150 in all
but they wore givnu clenrly to
understand (thro' a Japiuese iu
torproturj that such actiou could
not bo allowed that it would ro
Bult in thuir arrest for desertion
they would bo charged the costs
of court and in tho end be obliged
to roturn to work.
Over one-third of tho men
chose to listen to this warning
and stayed nt home; tho others
preferred to follow the leadership
of a fow mischief-miikers and take
the consequences. Theso men
havo Muce experinccd that Mr.
Ferguson meant what ho eaid
thoy now acknowledge they were
iu tbo wrong and are all no v at
work iu a satitfactory state of
mind. As a couse(i'ienc. hlinuld
similar troublo arise with tho
laborors iu the futurp, will not 1
those men bo more inclined to lis
ton to the reasoning of the plnnta
tiou authorities than to a f.w
blind leaders amougst thun?
Mr. Doyle has plunly shown
that he was deeply annoyed that
the matter was not left entirely in
bis hands for settlement. "What-1
over were tho powers conferred
upon 11 tin ny tne. piaiunuou
him by the
authorities in Honolulu, ordhury
discretion surely hould have
shown him that such were not in
tended to supersede or rather ex
elude responsible parties here, but
that at least consultation sboald
tako place with those who have
direct control of tho labor day by
Trusting that you will grant the
favor of spaoo for the ab.ivo, and
declining to appear further in
print, Yours very truly,
D. B. Muudocii.
Ewa Plantation, Nov. 22, 1807.
IIUItni.AIt IN COCKHCIIKW l.ANK.
Harry Armltnirtt Iltcdva Mumlnjr Cull
From u Wicked Ilotfur.
A bravo burglar came near
stealing Hairy Armitage's house
and lot last night, and only tho
vigilance of tbe auctioneer ssved
untold wealth to Corkscrew alloy.
At 3 a. tn. Armitsge was sleop
in the sleep of tho just. A few
momenta lator, while in tho midst
of a dream of multitudes clamor
ing for 40 shares of Inter-Island
at S1G0, ho was rudely awtkeuol
by a noiBO at the window aud half
roso in bed to see n man reiicliitiL'
for a coat iu which tho auctioneer
had left his sack tho oveniug be
foro. In a second Arrailng wns at
the window and tho marauder had
fallen backwnid to the ground.
The robber took a utriutly busi
ness canter up tho crooked lane,
closely followed by the auctioneer.
But ihe uifcht was dark and the
buiglar was in the, biggest hurry.
After a f wfiuitlos bounds, tho
auctioneer was alouo with the
durknosB iu Corkscrew alley.
Nothing was stolon. The thief
was discovered in tho nick of
time. Mr. Armitage has no sus
iricions. and does not even know
tho nationality of his eaily caller, j
NiV llllUHll HcllliollKiuara.
The material for the new school
house at Houokoa will bo sunt to
n ?! t fill.- XT .1.
rinwaii tomorrow, .ljioiiimk nun
who hns tho contract for erecting
tho building, will lenvo at tho
samo time. M. F. Scott lms beon '
awarded the contract for building
tho two-room houso at Ilolualoa.
Join our Suit Club at once
Medciros & Dooker. $1 por,
week. " !
SENATOR PETTICREW TALKS
Ho Defines His Position With Respect
to the Annexation Issue.
Two of His Three Reasons for Opposing
Treaty No Longer Apply Hay Not
Oppose the Policy.
Beforo leaving Honolulu on
Saturday, Senator Pottigrew gavo
out this stnlomcnt:
"Whon the annexation treaty
first camo tip in our Senate I op
posed the measure for three dis
"First, I doubted the wis lorn of
further territorial expansion on
the part of the United Slates. It
has always occui red to tue that wo
were big enough already and ad
ditional territory would bo ex
pense and dang r rather a benefit.
"Second, I have felt that tho
annexation of Hawaii might in
volve us in international compli
cations whioh would be both un
desirable and uucalled for. The
prize waa not, in my mind, worth
the prico of it.
"Third, I have doubted if tho
people of the Islands were yet
compotent and nt tor tue mgu
nnviloiiu of American citizenship.
Your population is sadly mixed,
which has urnsoutcd a problem of
unusual importance to the public
men of tbo United States.
'Although I am not yet pto
pared to say positively what I
will do when thoquestion is again
brought to our attention iu tho
Senate, I may sttto that my views
Ion some of tho points mentioned
(irivo oeen huhjh i"u iu muuiucu-
"President McKinloy is vary
cnrnesl in his annexation policy
and his efforts in behalf of the
measure have cleared auy appre
hension 1 may havo felt as to
foreign complications Bribing out
of tho consummation of tho
fcheme. lu vother words, I now
feel that foreign powers Having
interests bore have practically
conceded tho superiority of Ame
rica's claim, and will not contest
our right to incorporate tho Isl
ands in our territory if wo so de
sire. "As for tho next point, that of
tho eligibility of the people of
Hawaii to American citizouship, 1
tuny s-iy that I can plainly see
that vat changes for tho better
have taken place iu the past four
years, which perhaps covers the
"To Bummari.o, I will say that
if the treaty camo up under the
same conditions aud surrounded
by the same peculiar circutn
B'nuceB ns bef ire, I would unhesi
tangly oppjso it. But iu its
present nhipo aud under the
euunged conditions, I canuotyet
tut- positively ho.w I will treat it.
It docs Hcoin to 1110. however, that,
iu tli3.lic.ht of all I now know, if
I osnnot champion the caudo of
annexation I will hardly throw
stones iu its way."
Tbo visiting statesmen, together
with the tinti iiiiuuxjdJou delega
tion and others, mtled by tho
Onelij iu 1I10 afternoon of Satuulay
for San Francisco. A great crowd
Cuntinued on uth Page.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Qold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
A Pure drape Cream of Tartar Powder.
40 YEAP.S THE STANDARD.