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12 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITORY 03? HAWAII, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 190212 PAGES
Pmon 5 Oi:nts.
THE BANKERS SAY
WASHINGTON PICNIC AT KALIHI
NETS BOERS NOTHING
HAS NO GREASED PIG OR HULA
PRICES ARE SLASHED EXACTLY IN HALF
TIMES ARE NOT SO VERY HARD IN HONOLULU
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( Vol. I. No. 5.
Heavy Investments Made on the Islands in
Recent Years Almost Paid For
and Outlook Favorable.
'Practice the strictest economy."
This was tho answer of one of Hono
lulu's bankers to tho Dullctln'g ques
tion: "What Is tho best thing to tin
to relieve present business condi
tions?" Representatives of financial Inter
ests aro by no means unanimous la
their opinions as to tho existing strin
gency, nor tho time that It will last,
llut there Is more general agrccmsnt
regarding tho cause, whllo the effect
Is pretty well known.
An Inordinate Appetite.
Over-Investment and tho Indulgence
In a larger bite than could be con-
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sources of dull times In Honolulu. An,
Inordinate demand for sugar propcr
tlcs, which began prior to annexation
and continued after It, was recklessly
supplied. Some of theso havo disap
peared, others have been well organ
lied and managed and are In good po
sition today with favorable prospects
An estimate was given by one bank
er that from thirty to fifty million dol
lars had been expended In tho expan
blon of old and the development of new-
properties In Hawaii within the last
Ave years. This Is a largo sum to bo
forthcoming from so small n territory,
and the fact that people had faith In
the resources here, and in the produc
tive nlillltv nf theso Islands to refund
the amount, and in the Integrity of tho to his Incompetence: his Inexperience;
business-community speaks volumes. ! his lack of capital; an unwise grant
The "Hard Times" CCry. ling of credits; Spcculotlon outsldo of
Now that the end of this Indebted-' his regular business; neglect of his
uess is In sight, people nro beginning business; personal I-:xtraagance: or
to cry hard times. Ono banker say, fraudulent disposition of properly,
tnat the people who arc crying Speculation and extravagance have
"hard times" the loudest are those 1)epn the two Pxlllt,n' trouuieg , .
who have the smallest Jntcrcsu at
stake, or ;hoso who have done tho I ........
largest amount of speculation on thejauch " "tent that they cannot be
least amount of capital. Compare too overcome. It Is no use crying about
hard times, as they are called, hero the split milk or tho money that has
with hard times as they exist on tho been' lost by men who could not nf
Malnland. ford to lose It. Start in to mnko it
"Think of tho days of '93 to 95," said over ngani
a banker, "and what they meant. Mills g) lho jank of ,,,,,
Idle everywhere. Men hungry for
work". Coxcy's army marching to I " ' '
Washington. Why wo bnvo never
seen anything approaching thut. Tho
Mills run hero ami men me employed.
There are no hard times In Hawaii.
Iluslness has been ovordono In somo
icspects, but only a llttlo economy Is
necessary and everybody will como
out nil right."
Too Much Speculation.
Over-speculation Is responsible for
much. It Is said by Borao that there
lias been excessive speculation In
enl estate as well as In stocks. Tho
speculation Is at nn end. Now wo
want to get rid of tho nervousness
among the llttlo fellows, and all prac
tice a modicum of economy.
As far as ono bank is concerned,
pome flnnnrlal relief Is expected with
in six or eight weeks. Money will be
coming back from tho Coast and bo
ready for circulation again, whllo tho
declaration of dividends will help
stockholders. First of all, tho over
drafts of the agents In California havo
to be paid from the sugar crop that Is
now moving to market; then allow
ance has to bo mado for supplies, and
the balanco comes back horc.
Sugar Crop and Prices.
This season's sugar crop will not
bo as large as that of a year ago,
mainly owing to tho drouth in the Ha
makua and Kohala districts. Assum
ing that thero Is a crop of only 300,000
tons with a net profit of $13 a Don at
existing prices, then thero will bo
Von want a good
After some thinking
we decided that what
Is needed In Honolulu
Is a strlctly.up-to-now
and wo have tjono
ahead with tho Idea,
fitting up the handsomest placo
In this city.
We present to tho pub
lic the facilities, ability
and experience neces
sary to do tho highest
grade of work
Rice & Perkins,
Oregon Block, cor. Hotel and
Union 8ts. Entrance on Union.
somo 14,000,000 froo for circulation bo
foro the end of tho year In ono direc
tion or another. No naw plantations
aro projected and no largo orders
have been placed for new machinery.
Somo of the recently organized prop
erties have yet to bo cared for, but
this Is largely In a direction that in
volves tho circulation of money local
ly, whereas It has been going out of
tho country to n largo extent for sov
oral years past.
Conditions Are Better.
As a matter of fact, financial condi
tions aro better In Honolulu today
than they were six months ago.
everything depends upon the future
price of sugar. I'eople can help con
ditions, however, by slopping all spec
illation, and practicing a little econ
Men possess within themselves (.id
elements of success or failure in tho
business world. These elements can,
of course, be Improved by education
In business. Hut when a man falls In
business tho cause can. In 70 per cent
of rases, be attributed to himself,
Causes of Failure.
If investigation bo made. It will bo
found that when a man raits In busi
ness through Mb own fault. It Is duo
CONTENTS OF PURSE
OF GENTLE PRISONER
Ghost of a Bow-Wow Protects Her
From the Bites of Unfriendly
Canines - Case of
A native couple drove to the police
Motion In a hack shortly before mid
night and tho -woman, alighting and
going to tho night clerk, asked that
her husband be arrested as, so sho
alleged, ho was in a most unceremoni
ous stnto of Inebriation.
The fact was that the lady herself
was "half-seas over" and, upon Investi
gation, It developed that her husband
was as sober as a tax collector. The
lady was so obstreperously Intoxicated
that It was thought best to confine her
for tho night In one of tho station
Sho gave her namo ns Inaole. A
search was about to be instituted for
valuables and weapons, when the lady
strenuously objected to having her
effects tampered with.
After lively resistance a small purse
waB discovered, the poltco having soma
difficulty In locating tho pocket In the
dress. The pollco are not as familiar
with feminine geography as might bn
expected'and It was noma minutes be
fore the purse was forthcoming,
Tho lady was fiercely angry when
the purse was taken from her. The
reason was discovered when the pursu
was opened and, besides JC.60 In coin,
thrco dog's teeth wero revealed. Tho
gentle prisoner explained that she car
ried tho dog's teth with her to protect
her from tho bites of stray canines.
The theory Is. according to (he pris
oner's s(ory, that tho ghost of a dog
whose teeth she carried walked by he
tide and scared away other dogs,
Mr, Dartels of Wnlohlnu, Kau, Ha
waii, is searching for fiOOO in gold
slugs such as the whalers left here In
the old days. It Is supposed that some
fifty years ago an old nutlvo chief of
the district hid thn money In a cave.
An old native retainer wns tho only
other person who know where the
treasure was concealed and when, af
ter the death of his master ho was told
by the widow (o divulgo tho secret,
ho refused absolutely to do so and ran
away. Later on he died with tho secret
locked In his breast. Mr. Ilarlels had
tho story from his fathcr-ln-law.
Hundreds of people wcro homo failed to escort tho dancers to the
swiftly to the scene of "Tho Grand arena. Tho "Colonel" did not know
Washington's Illrthilay Picnic" on the wheio tho dancers were and express
clettrlc cars of tho Ilnpld Transit Com-1 cd the fear that things weic not look
pany yesterday, and the same bun- ing ns full uf promise for the K.icr
dreds wcro borne as swiftly buck fund ns lie hnd anticipated,
again, tho majority spending but n The sports woro scheduled to In
short time at "Kalllii Park." elude a foot-race for men, a sack' race.
Handbills, scattered In generous i ro- n potato race, fat men's race, a tug of
fusion throughout (ho city, announced . war, catching the greased pig, ladies'
that there were to bo great doings on , blcyclo race, fat women's loot-race, i.ol
the old brewery grounds yesterday ' eating contest, tho nnclent Hawallun
anil hundreds of pink tickets had been
printed to ndmlt tho amusement-loving
public. The price of a pink Flip
was ono dollar, and for one largo dol
lar It was promised that all manner
of entertaining and diverting sports
and pastimes were to be witnessed tie souvenirs wero to be given away
and enjoyed. ns prizes to the successful contest-
With visions nf ancient Hawaiian ants In the games,
hula dances, fat ladlcH riding bicycles, A Few Small Prlxes.
greased pigs cutting swathes In tho ' "Colonel" Lake Is Interested in a
underbrush, and many other delights, sewing machine emporium, so It was
tho holiday-attired men, women and , not a great surprise to tho public
children Hocked to the ruins of the ' when It was announced that a bcauti
nnclent brewery prepared to get tho t It til sewing machine was to he ono
worth of their big dollars. of the clegnnt prizes. Among other
All classes-and conditions of men i things which wero to bo given nway
wcro represented, from the lowest to ! to thoi.o who won fame In tho Kallhl
tho highest, for had It not been freely games was a lino piano with Btool nc-
advertised that tho celebration nnd
congress of merriment was for tho
benefit of tho McKlnley Memorial
I'u nil and for the relief of terrible con
ditions which arc said to exist In the
concentration camps In South Africa?
Colonel Lake In Command.
"Colonel" J. YV. Lake, armed v.-lth '
eighteen Inches of nlceroha tree, a
piogram. n pair of new khnkl trouers
nnd nn olllclal voice, wns on tho
grounds early In tho day, ready to sti-
perlntend the long Jump, thu potato
race nnd tho capture of the grciseil
pig. He had seen to It that the danc-
lng pavilion wns fu good shape, about
fifteen dollars' worth of lumber hav
Ing been contracted for to this end,
and had also bossed a couple of Jap -
ancsu In tho artistic arrangement of
twenly-soven frayed pnlm branches
around the pavilion and band plat
form. Followed by a teasing host of
small boys and strange dogs, tho
"Colonel" wns hero, thero and every
where, laboring persplrlngly tfor the
McKlnley Memorlnl Fund, nnd thu
Doer Concentration Camps.
From tlmo to time throughout tho
day the "Colonel" was obliged to un
swer numerous questions as to when
the sports wero to commence. The
people who asked these questions held
pink tickets for which they had paid
The Pig Was Sick.
-Many there wero who looked for-
ward to the capture of tho greased pig 'early yesterday morning and, armed
with a great deal of pleasurable antic- I with pink tickets, for which they had
Ipatlon. Experts from Kakaako. Ko-' paid one duUur each In coin of thu
walo, Kallhl and Punchbowl were on realm, Journeyed to "Kallhl Park.'
hand ready to carry away the tooth-. On arriving at the "park" they ills
somo prlzo and sovernl wero confident , covered a few old men sitting bene.ttb
of thus annexing tho groundwork of the algeroba trees smoking, and n
a happy luaii. , couple of Japanese arranging frayed rtu-ra, ,,,, wn gtntonei, lIllr,nB 10
Hoys and men hnd donned grease- and withered palm leaves around tl 'nrternoon, a few hundred people cir
proof trousers and had prepared i worth of dancing pavilion. ( Many culat0I, IooUlnK for BometnmR to (lo or
gloves wjth tackB In tho palms, hop- first-comers waited around for a0"1" something to cntertlan them. If they
Ing to mako suro of tho pig. llttlo time for tho fun to commence, j (It( nnt ,nllro they Boon clt '.,,
llut the pig! Vliero was the pig?
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was not forthcoming.
"Maybe (he Doors stolo tho
said someone In the crowd.
"Colonel" Ijtko lookod daggers i nd
started a messenger In hot haste after
tho Chinese who is alleged to have
promised tho pig for tho great occa
sion. Ucforo long tho nnxinus miiltitutlo
was Informed by "Colonel" I.ako that
pork would havo to be eliminated from
tho hill of fare, as the Chlncso had
sent word that tho pig wus sick nnd
would therefore bo unable to perform.
Thero was a howl of dismay tnd
the disappointed ones mndo for tho
lemonado department to drown (heir
When Interviewed on tho subject of
tho pig, "Colonel" I.ako stated thai
he had been promised a flno, fat -lg
by a certain Chlncso, but that, unfor
tunately, the animal had been laken
suddenly 111. The "Colonel" know
nothing of any other pig. llut there
was no greased-plg chase.
Hula Dancers Missing.
Disappointed on the pig proposition
tho indulgent public mado Inquiries
as to tho ancient Hawaiian hula dance
which was to ho given for tho benefit
of tho Iloers.
"Colonel" I.ako gave It out that the
ladles and their manager had been de
layed. Tlmo passed, however, and no expo
nents of Hawaii's ancient danco were
"Colonel" Lake was at last obliged
to announce to anxious Inquirers tho
fnrt that the managor of tho hula
danco had Imbibed too freoly of
swipes, or lis equivalent, and had
dance, and many other interesting
Hy way of making (lie races Inter
esting, and encouraging people to
benefit tlm cause of the Doers In
South Africa, a few appropriate lit.
companlmcnt. to say nothing of n
horse and harness.
There was naturally much Interest
manifested In the prizes.
"Where 'are the prizes?" asked a
curious man in the crowd. He had
paid oncMollnr to get on thu grounds.
The question was put to the "CoKi-
net." but ho stilted that the nrl7.es
were not on exhibition. How could
anyone expect such valuable prizes to
be exhibited promiscuously,
Still there were a large number of
people who demanded to Bee tho
prizes. When the "Colonel" dictated
that this was an Impossibility, thero
was much wrath and many words nt
unklndness. Someone mentioned ,f.Rt
, ho would nut feel offended If he wns
.offered his money back. He said that
tie wns willing enough to help tlici
Iloers and tho .McKlnley Memorial
Fund, or anything else, but he had
nut hnd the worth of his dollar.
Early Comers Return Home.
It was planned that tho great event
for the lienellt of the Iloers and In
celebration of Washington's Illrthihiy,
should be an nil-day affair. In thu
morning the chlidien were to lime it
i picnic and In thu nfternoou the sports
were to tnke place and tho sewing ma
chine, the plnno. the horse and 1 nr
ness and. various other good things
were to be given away.
Numerous patriots and their fami
lies, arrayed In holiday attire, inosu
hut becamn tired and went away, i ney
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What tne sports were likc ;
Tho children's picnic In tho morn-1
lng went off nfter a fashion, chlllrcn
possessing tho happy faculty of en
Joying themselves on nny occasion
which is alleged to be one., of meirl
ment. In tho afternoon, about 1 o clock,
people began to flock to tlio grounds
to bcu tho sports. They wero a ling
tlmo coming off.
When they did
take place, tho
games wero monopolized, for tho mt st
part, by small boys, Tho small ooys
particularly enjoyed tho sack riico.
Ono little follow was disqualified bo -
cause ho entirely covered himself
with tho sack and rolled ovor tho
ground Instead of running.
Tho "sports" wcro conducted In
thorough go as-you-pleasa fashion,
Tho raco track consisted of an Irregu
lar, uneven loop around a clump of
dusty trees, tho shape of a mango
which has been stepped on. It was
Indeed hard to find an oven spot fn
Armed with his little nlgcmha
bough, as a sign of authority and as
a warning to Binall hoys who waxed
(oo mlschlovous, "Colonel" I.ako led
a portion of tho crowd hero nnd
S.S. ALAMEDA, FEBRUARY 26
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NKXT EXPIIF.SS 8TUAMKK TO
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there, attempting to superintend thu
Music to the Rescue.
There was no order about anything
and no one knew what was going to
The most respectnlilo portion ol
the crowd surrounded the TerrKorlal
Hand, when (hat accomplished aggre
gation of musicians arrived on (ha
grounds, nnd listened to tho sweet
music. The band bos sat in a circle
In the middle of tho grounds, Captain
Ilcrger stnnding In the center. 'I he
music of tho Government Hand nnd
tho dancing In the ruins of thu old
brewery wero tho only redeeming
features of the great and glorious
event. The Catholic band was secur
ed to play for the dancers In tho ;-a-vlllon,
while tho Territorial Hand dis
coursed sweet harmony In the open.
During the entire afternoon tho rja
Joilty of the people gathered around
tho band, leaving the "sports" to a
crowd of small boys and a few adult
Governor Dole Gave the Band.
"I saw the Governor myself." -aid
"Colonel" Ijiko, in answer to a ques
tion, "about securing the band for tins
occasion nnd ho wns most willing to
give Its services. The band does lot
tost us anything and It In a tremen
ilous attraction." Tho "Colonel
would not say whether the benefit lor
the Iloers or tho benefit for the Mc
Klnley .Memorlnl Fund wns the cause
"r ,h'' lmml l,,a5',nK- " generally
understood, however, thnt the1 "Colo
nel" had represented to tho Governor
thnt the affair wns to be for the "nui
ctlt of the McKlnley Memorial Fend
and that It was for this reason thai
the Governor allowed the band tc
glvo Its services. It could not be, slid
those who talked the matter ocr,
that the Governor would entangle him
self in any International proposition
by allowing the band to make miiric
f"r ,no llocrs'
Dancing In the Ruins.
Next to tho delights of the Tcrii'o
ilnl Hand, the dancing In the old
brewer) ruin's was most popular .mil
many happy collides went to the pnvll
lon to get theli dollar's worth. Here
the new floor tapldly became pollsned
beneath the mazy tread ol many feet.
Thero were a couple of refresfini -nl
stands on tho grounds. These wc re
llbeinlly patronized during the after
noon and evening, especially by ino
dancers, who developed thirsts as 'he
rebiilt of their exertions. The danc
ing continued until midnight. Thro
weio those who attended only for the
dancing. Indeed, there was nothing
elso to speak of. except tho music.
The sports were n failure and no
ono snw the prizes according to the
latest reports from the field of action.
Around tho kopje on which the Tcr-
T "Colonel" wns minted nut In
wnnted In irnl n Innk nl II... "Ah-I.'nn
The "Colonel" Interviewed.
"Colonel" I.ako was econ by a
zeen by a ro-
porter toward the end of tho day's
great event and asked concerning thn
success of tho enterprise. -
"i think thero will bo a llttlo bjv.o
thing for tho benefit of the McKlnley
Memorial Fund," said the "Colonel
"but I'm afraid thero will bo nothing
to send to tho Doers In South Afilca.
I thluk thnt tho receipts will hardly
j cover tho oxpenses. You boo wo nail
i to go to the oxpenso of erecting the
1 dancing pavilion and decorating it
win, ,nm leaves; and then thero is
j tho transportation of the people on
tho cars of tho Itapld Transit Li.m-
pany. No; I'm nfrald there will
nothing to send to the Iloers."
Reports on tho grounds, however,
did not agleo with tho story of tho
doughty "Colonel." It was freely ru
mored that tho expenses did not ex
ceed over two hundred' dollars, while
It was said tho receipts had nccn
double that amount at the lowest fig
It Is said by thoso who claim to
havo seen tho documont that "Colonel"
: Lake has In his pocket a commission
In tho Doer army nnd thnt ho Is snen
golrig to South Africa and thnt, inci-
dentally, tho "Colonel" will tako tho
I money (for tho benefit of tho Inmalei
0f (in, concentration enmps) In poison
' ' tho scene of Buffering. In this way,
,f U0ru ,B nny monoy Ul0 Colontl.
' will see (bat It Is put to tho best uso
Prepared to Erect Buildings of Wood, Brick
or Stone in Addition to Dray
age and Ballasting.
Oriental labor in Honolulu Is
branching out and extending Its field
of competition with white labor.
Seated In a largo offlco on Smith
street two Japanese can bo seen who
nro ready to give estimates and prices
on concrete work, ballasting, drnyago.
white sand and crushed rock. Tliuy
compete directly with tho already es
tablished white contractors and build
ers who have been doing business
here for years.
Prices have already been Blashcd In
half. Take the drayago business, for
instance. Tho Hawaiian-Japanese
Itallastlng Company advertises that It
Is prepared to supply large drays for
six dollars per day. This Includes the
use of two horses and tho servient) of
two men Japanese. Hitherto (he
price for a large dray has been twolvo
dollars a day, when owned nnd work
ed by white men.
Japanese Mean Business.
The Japanese nre evidently out for
lho business. And they mean to cot
it. for they have stated (hat they will
c ut prices dow n to J3.50 for a Inrgt
dray with two horses nnd two rr.cn.
should this be necessary to sccuro the
trade. They Intend to havo It tind
nny attempt, by white men to drlvo the
Japanese out of business will only bo
met by n further cutting nnd slashing
At six dollars a day for a team there
could not possibly be more than two
dollars a day for each of the two men'
working on a large dray U they owned
tho dray themselves. II worklngjof
n contractor or boss, he could not af-
fnr-f to pay them as much a .wo rjjj-
lars a ! each.
Olve u white man. who Is uihrrlcd,
nnd ban a family. to dollars a day
nnd vMirc will he InndT Ho ennnnt
possibly pay rent for anv decent p'are, lMm nl aiarie mat no man need ue
buy fool nnd clothes unless ho comos BPst'- t " "c offere have been
down "j an Asiatic shack, to Asiatic rejected, so far ns known. American
lood nnd to Asiatic methods.
No Belief in Sight.
Hcpi emulations have been mada to
Washington about- this new competl-
Hon of Oriental labor In Hawaii. Hut
Washlngton ennuot do nnythlng. 1 he
Jnpaneso aro at liberty to como her lasting Company? That Is tho ques
and to engnge in business provided Hon of most Immediate Interest which
they respect our laws. And thoy will
fc K X'K fl X K W K tf If K S'XSK 5Ut
NO SIGN OF ALAMEDA
OR DORIC AT TWO O'CLOCK
Thero was no sign of cither tho Ala
mdea or Doric when tho llulletln went
to press at I o'clock this morning.
Theso two steamers wero scheduled
to sail from San Francisco, within an
hour of each other, on Saturday, Feb
ruary IS, the Doric's starting tlmo be
ing 1 p. ni. nnd that of the Alameda
2 p. in.
In neither case was there any ex
cuse of delayed malls as tho two
boats aro not on tho Australian run
and cannot bo held for English mall
matter. Thero may have been
another strike on the 'Frisco
wharves which would account for a de
wo ofTer you a pair of Hamilton-Drown Security Lace Shoes. W
know thoy will bo most satisfactory and mako you a permanent cus
tomer of ours,
I05T FOnT ST.
got business because their prices aro
In fact, they arc getting the busi
ness. These Hawaiian-Japanese con
tractors havo sixty doublo team drays
at work and eighty dump carts. They
arc filling In for the Rapid Transit
Company's new extension, under nr
rangement with Contractor McKeo.
They nro doing a large proportion of
tho street curbing work In Honolulu,
nnd they are ready to branch out tien
In n still greater direction.
Ready to Erect Buildings.
Asked about concrete work and
bricklaying, the Jnpanese In the Smith
street ofllco said they were prepared
and willing to make estimates and
contracts for all work of this charac
ter. They were prepared to erect
buildings, large or small, of wood,
brick or stone In fact, to enter di
rectly Into competition with the old
established builders and contractors
It Is not n fact that the representa
tives of the Hawaiian-Japanese com
pany have )et been admitted Into thu
membership of the Ilullders' Uxchnnge
nor that they havo oven npplted for
admission With their cut of 5H :t
cent In prices they can get along
without any exchange. Customers
will come to them. They need not
bother about agreements or matters
of Interest to tho tilde.
Seeking for an Biglneer.
,l ' a ,acl- ra'r' "lttv v"c "'
wn,m "I'neo company is anxious
I V 8ecuro 80mo Boml talcnt' calaul"
ot "lnB. estimating, measuring end
n"ur,l out """K as engineers are
e.iiuu,eii 10 no. u n n iw w
Hawaiian-Japanese company lias
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rn engineers In Honolulu to work for
engineers not caring to worK under
a Japanese boss, even tnougn tne
. promBO u llcll out tlmt nouo,iy nP0j
'know who the engineer Is nnd thnt
his work can lie dono quietly.
Hut who Is tho Hawaiian or Amerl-
can end of tho Hnwallan-Jnpanosc Ilal-
the builders are talking about.
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lay In loading and getting firemen and
sailors. Hut as both steamers are now
considerably more than twentyfour
hours overdue. It seems more natural
to suppose that they have run Intn
some of the stormy weather that the
Peaceful Pacific has turned out during
the lust few weeks.
Of course one of tho two steamers
may havo met with an accident on tho
way down, aW the other may bo
standing by to render nsslstanco pend
Hut the best thing Is to keep on
listening for tho three shrill whistles
that will announce the arrival of ono
of the two ocean liners dff port and not
worry about possibilities or build up
Most girls aro hard on shoes,
t-pe. .ally so whllo at school,
y good, honestly made
noes can stand tucn service
very long. At
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