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KVKNINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU. H. T., FIUDAY, MAY 23, 1S02.
NOVELTIES IN SILKS
SOMETHING REALLY BEAUTIFUL
Sco tlio display of new silks this week; every design choice and
a dazzling variety of patterns. Handsome showing of some of tho
patterns In our window. Tho window Is only a reflection of tho beau
ty that Is shown within. Don't go by our store without first seeing
NEW FANCY CORDED SILKS
Extra heavy quality of exquisite colorings and every piece a gem;
tho very latest. This week 60c yard.
SOLID COLOR JAPANESE SILKS
Real bona fide Jap. heavy quality, full llnd of colors.
40c and 50c per Yard
SILK AND SATIN LIBERTY FOULARDS
Dress lengths and designs; positively captivating; colors exqui
site and alt now new NEW.
HANDSOME WASH MATERIALS
Every Incoming steamer adds to our splendid stock of Wash Ma
terials nnd wo bcllevo every lady who has seen our goods will pro
nounco tho stock to bo tho finest ever shown In this city. Now goods
just arrived and aro now on ex ibltlon. All tho latest novelties.
Special line of embroidery edg
ing At 25c
Regular 35c and 40c Value.
Dainty goods anJ a large varie
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II Yard for $1.00
EXTRA FINE DIMITIES
Extra quality In figured stripes,
solid stripes, polka dots.
6 Yards for $1,00
Latest pattern?, very sheer.
'20c the Yard
Iu!l line of solid colors.
Direct Importation from Eng
land, although tho duty Is high
we are selling 10-yard pieces at
White ground with black polka
dots and whito ground with fan
cy figures; 34 Inches wtdo.
6 Yards for $1.00
Very flno quality, oxqulslto pat
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Colored ground with fancy fig
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AND LINEN TISSUE
The very latest with trli
Only 25c a Yard
Very stllsh and durablo If you
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Cane Importations Must
BE CAREFULLY GUARDED TO
Protect Hawaii From Pests
Director Eckart of the Planters' Ex
periment Station Is sending out the fol
lowing report which contains vital sug
gestions to nil those engaged In the
Honolulu, II. T , May 9, 1902.
To tho Trustees of tho Hawaiian Sugar
Gentlemen: Tho planting and prop
agation of new varieties of cane for ex
perimental purposes, with th" object ol
comparing their productive nluc with
that of varieties already established
constitute n line of Investigation ol
of these hatched la this period Should
any bird or parasitic Insect bo Import
ed which would diminish the numbers
of or exterminate these wasps, I an
ticipate that tho caterpillars would do
excessive damage both to cane and pas
ture lands the more so as on account o( i
their habits they would be themsclvei
little subject to the attacks of birds.
I t'nllke the caterpillars Just mention
ed, which will cat tho leaves oung ot
old alike, tho well-known "peelua'
I feeds only on the very joung leaves,
two which are somewhat doubtfully so, . Moreover It feeds unconcealed while
are, so far as my personal knowledge tho others alwnys hide themselves by
considerable Importance where such Caterpillars-
goes, fifteen In number, Divided ac
cording to the classes to which they
belong they are ns follows:
(1) The cane-borer (Sphenophorus
(2) Long-horned beetle (Acgosoma
(3) Small borer (Hjnotlienenius
(4) Nltldulld beetle (Haptoncu.
radical climatic nnd soil difference
exist as wc find on these Islands,
Tho sensibility of various canej to
drought nnd excessive moisture. thlr
respective adaptabilities to different
elevations nnd exposures, and ths
draughts made by the snmo upon tin)
plant foods of the soil, form qucstlo.i
the solutions of which may prove of
material advantage to the Hawaiian su
gar Industry. I
Cane variety experiments have been
pursued for a number of years nt your
Experiment Station nnd much time nnd
labor havo been expended In the pro- '
curing nnd tabulation of data respect
ing the different tests. Seed from the
more promising canes has been dlstrl
buted nmong tho plantations for trial
under diversified conditions nnd wn lc
llcvo that results may be looked for ol
great economic Value.
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(1) Oralodes acepta and probably
verj closely allied species,
(21 O. eplcentrn.
(3) The "peelua"
(1) Tour-banded fly
(1) Mole-crlckct (Gr)llotalpa al
cana). (2) Short-horner grasshopper (Ox-
(3) Long-horned grasshopper (XI-
(1 and 2) Leaf-hopper (2 species)
(3) Plant-louse (Aphis sp?)
(4) Mealy-bug (I)actyloplus sp').
fastening two leaves or two parts of n
leaf together with silk, and llv'o In thn
space between tho two surfaces Seeing
that tho "peelua" Is highly Injurious
to pasture land, occurring In countless
thousands locally nnd at Irregular In
tervals It Is surprising that It has not
come Into greater prominence ns an
nnnm.- tit pnnn tt lina ltAn rnnritml
ns Injurious to rnnc in these Islands
muter the name of.t.nphgma frlglper
da. which Is n well-known lnjurlom
species In America but It appears to
have been wrongly Identified with that!
Insect. The long nnd short horned
grasshoppers nlo eat the leaves of
enne The latter (Oxjn) Is recorded as
nn enemv of cane In Java also Here '
it Is chicllj to be found In cunc at high-1
er elevations or In wet districts, in
lower nnd dry localities Its place Is
taken by tho long-horned grasshopper,
nlthough the two may often be found
together. The Increase, of tho latter Is
quite remarkable Introduced no doubt
a jear or two previously to 1902 In that
jear It was one of tho rarest of the Isl
and Insects, being found sparsely only
In tho I'nuoa valley. Now It Is found
throughout Oahu and Is represented by
millions of Individuals It is partial fe
corn, sorghum nnd various grasses ns
well as cane The short-horned species
had no doubt been Introduced long
within the next 60 days
To ice even man, vvlio is operating machinery by
other power than electricitv nt our office to figure with
us We can save him monev and make fiini tnonc). The
advantages of electrical trniiMtiiwon of power are numer
ous but the more important mav be treated under the
following heads, i :
2 Convenience and Flexibility.
t, Sat in i; of Poncr
4 Sanitary Improvement
5 Increased Output
( Decreased C en of Maintenance
(2) Generally speaking In what man- prior to the long-horned, but It Is nenr-
Thero Is danger, however, that unlrsi ner to they affect tho cane, and nbout ly cerlnln that It was not here twenty-
n proper precaution Is observed In thi what would jou Judge their relative five vc.irs ago, nnd It Is worthy of nolo
Importation of these new varieties Ilia injurious action to be' that another and verj different short-
objects of such experiments may be do- The above listed species may be ill- homed species has been Imported with
vlded according to their mode of at
tack ns follows-
(1) llorlng In the stem or eating
feated by the Introduction of noxious
Insects and plant diseases from wMth
these Islands nre now peculiarly f ee.
lly a rigid examination of all comlgn-
In the last few jears and Is now firmly
established although not vet numerous
rite plant-louse nnd meal) -bug nre
ments of cane, nnd with th" thorough roots Sphenophorus, Aegosoma. II) p
or cutting the underground stem of rcitninly loeall) Injurious as they .110
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Daalara la Flna Silks aad Grail Lloaoa. ptloaaa and Japaoaaa Oooda ot All Ktila
tt(t.is Nuuanu atraat
fumigation or destruction of suspicious
samples tho cane fields of this country
will bo protected In large measure from
the serious pests common In other cane
Shipments of cane received at Hono-1
lulu nre carefully examined, before
leaving the wharf, cither by l'rof.
Koebele. or In his absence by his rep
resentative. Mr. Perkins. Otner ports
of these Islands, however, car. not trk
the samo protective steps nnd stand
liable to nullify nil precautionary
measures observed In Honolulu.
Experiment Station Samples.
We would therefore suggest that
plantations desirous of experimenting
with now vnrlctles of cane, obtain th"
same when possible from the Experi
ment Station, nnd In event of piortii-
(2) Eating leaves on!) Omlo
des, Ox)n, Xlphldlum Spodop
tcra (the latter only on
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found In great numbers together. It
Is noteworth) that wheieas the latter.
when attacking other vegetation, aro
casll) kept In check by the Imported
lad) -birds, this Is not tho easo In tho
cane fields, where the hugs He cnncoal-
(3) Sucking Juices, generally from rd at the extreme bise of the leaves,
leaves Dact)lopluiu, Aphis, and appear to be Inaccessible lo thtlr
and leaf-hoppers. dcstro)crs. further observations am
(4) I'eedlng on parts attacked by necessary on this point, however for
Borne of tho Immediately preceding If not In accessible, tho cano could
species Haptoncus I probably be easily rid of these bugs
lly far tho most Injurious of these by turning out quantities of fhe proper
Insects Is the "borer" wherever It oc- kinds of lndy-blrds In tho Held. Thn
curs In numbers, nnd Its work Is ol Nltldulld beetlo breeds In the parts In
course well known to )ou. The long- ,Jured by these disgusting Insects
horn beetlo (Aegosoma) Is of little tin- j The "leaf-hoppers" vvhero present In
poitnnte, onl) nttncklng enne nccldcn- excessive numbers must materially to
tally Its natural food Is tho decaying Jure the cane The eggs nrn laid b
wood of forest trees and It would nt Heath the surface of the thicker parts
most bo found for a few )cars on cans of tho leaf and are placed soveiul to-
which has nt no vcr) long perl-
gcther. In a small chamber formed hv
the ovipositor of the female parent.
from further Insect troubles may bo lis
In the nbsenco of Prof Koebele Mr
R C L. Perkins has at on- request,
bis observations nnd knowledge of Ihn
habits of Hawaiian fauna makJ his re
port of great valuo In the consideration
of this matter.'nnd but cmphailrcs the
neiesslty of proper control of cane Im
portations Mr. Perkins'
give In full:
Honolulu. II. T . .May S. 1102.
Mr. C. I' Eckart.
Hear Sir- In answer to your letter
of May 5 I will repl) to )our question'
In tho order In which )ou havo state
them In that letter.
(1). What aro thn Insects of an In
jurious until ic ahead) existing In these
Tho Insects positively more or lesi
situations tho larvae might remain for Their position is readll) Identified b)
somo )c.iib eating cano only when the scar and discoloration nt tho spot
Inc samnles from foreign o ircec that
such samples be Imported through thn d since borno forest trees,
care of tho Experiment Station nnd
nnvnnllii nvtimlnA,! fiv lilt nliWimnln.
v4l-iir ; uiiiiii it vij jum vmuuiuiu- l t rti
gist nnd pnssed or condemned as tho "riven uy siarv.m.m or in scarcn u f u..-n- cm- i.-.., . i imneu nm
ran. miv lie It I, onlv hv ths ex rclsa suitable food 1 he IDpothenoniUH be- joung which hatch from theso eggs
of such rigid measures that freedom longs to the same group of beetles na leave tho chamber nnd feed cxtcrnall)
mo notorious siiot-norer or mo west mien in. kic.ii milliners inganei. uy
Indies I have only noticed It in si" king tho Juices of tho plant.
lcfU8ornno especially such as has been I Tho exactions of the several pre
pnrtlall) bin nt. but It might. If much ceding Insects afford n sultablo medium
kindly submitted n report on thr Insect "' l',s "c , l"'B multiply to nn for fungolil giowths.
enemies of cano on these IbI.iiuIs. nnd "xccsslve extent and then attack , 'I he amount of Injur) done hj many
neaimy pianis as is Known id ne ma i me insects i nave eiiumei.iieu anovo
rase with allied kinds of beetles.
Value of Wasps.
Tho caterpillars of tho two Omlodcj
feed on grasses as well ns cine leaves
lcport wo Consequently though extremely nliun-
ilant their nttnek Is spicad over a very
largo urea Moreover, they are a fa
vorlto food of an abundant natlvo
wasp, which exists on tho Islands nt
nil seasons In millions of Individuals
Pnnrmmiu niimhcra nf tlwn rntertill-
lars must be dcstro)cd by the wnsps ,no1 1, "lnt In the matuio crop
since each of tho latter Is bred at tho ' ,3 As "gardii the Insect commonly
expense of from four to n dozen of the 7110'1 ;,leaf-liopp.T" can )ou give In
former, and with n steady population foimntlcm concerning tho period In
nf n,mim, ,,r un.nn hrniiolinnt Ihn nlch too different species were first
Injurious to cano ogethcr with ono or year thero aro evidently sovernl broodi notlt't,l " tlieso Islands by )nu on cane
W llllll'l lll.lllin - jUAU I1U )(ll! UC'IIC'VU
Is, as )ou will observe, eiultc proble
inatlcal In cases where without ap
parent reason (I e, when soil, water
supply, etc nre all satisfactory tho
canet does not seem ns vlgoious lis
might be. It is poKslble that Injury Is
done by some of the above named In
sects whle h might easily escape notice,
or Injury in.i; have been done nt an
early stage of the growth of the cane
nnd tho cause of Its deterioration would
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Various Tricks to Get Work on the Dall When Playing,
GEO, A. MARTIN, Tailor Boston Building,
A "running screw" stroko made by back-handed play should not bo nt
tempted until tho ball Is descending after bouncing 1 he bod) should bo ill
I fitly In fiont of the ball, and Immcdiitily the racquet comes in eontait with
the sphere It should be sharply drawn from right to left The bat must be
held In a horizontal position, nnd If allowed lo slope slightly towaids the
net better results are obtainable Tho spin imparted will be cxaitl) thn re
verso from tho il licet Ion the sun takes In e It cling the earth and when tho ball
bounces II will "break" from fifteen tnfoity degrees to the right of the op
ponent If this stroko Is properly mada the ball w swerve during its lllgjit
In the air and will help eleceivo the opponent As this Is the i.isliht screw
stiolic to mukc. It Is used moro than anv other, but under ordluar) conditions
It should not be plnjed more than once In four en five strokes
Tho lovorsn screw can better bo learned h) fon hand play, and while a
good curvo In the air Is possible, tho "break" will not bo more than twcnty-llva
ile giees To make this stroke tho position uf the hat is tho b.imo as with thn
"running Bcrow," hut tho ball should bo plnjcd finm tho right and If possi
ble at a bhort arm's length Tho ball should be strut k, ns In tlio previous
tasn, during Its downward passage, anil thp hat imibt bo Bbarply drawn luclt
or towards the body I'atlenco Is iiccisjiid with both of these strokes n ml
should tho ball be played beforo It has i cached tho top of IIb bourn o It will
II) be) ond tho tabic.
To Impait a "shoot" to a ball, tho atrnho should he matin Just as the ball
Is turning to descend after bouncing, the tup of the lint should slope tuwaids
the center of tho loom, and ns tho hat and ball come together the foiincr
should bo diawn upwaids, thereby causing the ball to levolve over and over
In billiards this movement la known as top" Tlio loverse action with the
racquet sloping In tho opposlto direction will give the ball bottom, nnd should
not bo pln)ccl In n tournament ganio until It has rerehed plenty of practice
The trouhel with this stroko Is that unless .mmntil) pl.i)ed the lull will
not go over tho net Tho lesultB ol the top" and bottom" spins am
With the flerst the ball travels straight ami f.ikl aflei bouncing and keeps low
to the table The latter gives tho lull a diuw It causes it In hung in the ulr
and after bouncing will simply go straight up In the air nnd bounce again ul
inubt on tho same spot. Ibis stroko Is also known as 'uiuleuul"
theso Insects to have tome tu this coun
try In enno Importations'
Work of "Leaf Hoppers."
Of tho two species of "leaf-hoppers"
which aio found in the cane fields one
has certalnl) existed In the Islands for
mom than ten )ears and both may havo
done so I'lifnitunntd) (tho species
being much alike superficially) I am
not able to sa) whether specimens tak
en b) me In the earl) part nf toy col
lecting In these Islands belonged to ono
or both species 1 hero Is it present In
thn press a work on the Island species
of tills group hated on tho material
collected b) me timing tho past ten
)cars which ma) be published an) day
and will prnhabl) furnish the Infm mu
tton required At least It Is certain
that thn two cane field species have
I been Inipoited, for they havo uot tho
.least resemblance lo the man) Indige
nous species which frequent the foi
'csts and urn peculiar to theso Islinds
I Whether thebc Impoited species nre
Identical with any of the several species
alreid) known to ho lujuilous to enno
'in other countries I have no means of
I deciding until the nbovo-iiientloiied
work Is Issued An Insect which up
'peais tivhive much the habits of the
leaf-hopper with which )ou aie fami
lial, Is known In Java and as the
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