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oj run i oi,
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PRATT TO ANSWER
Puts Pointed Questions
Relating To Land
Senator Makikau this foionum got
through the Sena'3 the following rev
olutlon. which calls on Uml Commis
sioner Pratt to give the .ui6wcrs lo n
hunch of Intcrtstlng questions.
' He It Resolved lis the Suinte of tlu
Territory of Hawaii that tli'i Ccminls
slnncr of 1'iihllc '.jndK oe directed to
rejily to the following qu'itions
What Iiiih been done lu tlia l.u.ds Hint
were onco awarded to the Mnlokim
on Kaunl? Were th" tents! bad; to
the plantation or ii'Jt? Did an, Ha
saltans or Portuguese nppiy mr thcto
land .and ore Ignored or refused?
Are there any gowriinien lanJs on
Kauai Kiiltnlile fo, 'loinn.ienillui; or to
be taken tip under the AbsocI Mien sy
tcin, now niftier the control of tho
plantation, nnd leases ubo'it to ex
pire? Is thele nil iiiKi :il section of tho
In nil of Piiuunnhiilii oittnlullii; an urea
of 71,000 nercs? Is the whole of this
propel ty icscrved is toi'.n iom-ivq or
not? If to, 'lat light li.H Rnbeit
lllinl, Jr., to tire a portion of this land
for pasturing hi initio, ini.l tinder
what uiilhurlty.lin 111ml pot for con
ilructlng ii ifivlVlou fence on tills land
for pasturing his cattle ceitnlu motilliH
in the .Near, and how much In he pac
ing for this prlxllegu?
Ik there u petition In your linndH
from Mime Hawaiian nppl'ing for icr
talu portions of this laud of I'liuana-
lulu near Keatiiiioku. under the As
Koilallon plan; If mi. has It been at
How Ioiir were tho lands of l'.iu.ihl
and Kainoku on the Island of llavwill
In the hands of the Ooveruuieiit lie
lore they wete rublcuM'd to I he Park
er Itantli and uliy were not these lands
udvertlsed for lioniestendlliR or under
the Association plans before being lln
ally put iti to nurtloii under lease?
Was there uny attempt made to show
to the public that these lands were
Was there an nttemnt made to show
(he public for liomekteadlnR or under
(he Association plan for tho land of
Menle, now leased to the 1'arKer
Homestead Lot 15. l'uununliiilu was
originally In .Melc KiiIuiiI'h name. For
what reason wim this land taken uway
from her? If there is uny correspond
ence between the department of Pub
lic I.'inils and parlies regarding thin
laud please hae It produced.
Aie there uny Government lands In
the District of Kulinla suitable for
houiesteadlliR or under the Associa
tion plans? If su, uliy are they not
udvertlsed niVl made known to the
public. (About 11,5(89 acres.)
Government land at Walniea. Hu
wall, known na the Uendlo land was
promised to tho Ilawullans to be
opened out to homesteads by Governor
latter. For wiiat reason was this re
mlled? Is the Paiker Ranch using
mis laud, and what rental are the)
What arrangement was made. If any.
iin juiiii T. uakcr In retard to the
land of Pilliomia. as n forest resene?
The lease on tho land of Knolio 3.,-
000 acres to the Kuktilau Plantation
Company expired last September, tins
this land been released? If not, for
wnni lenson was It withheld nnu not
ndvertlKed for homestead or under nn
association plan, or subleased acalu?
Tlie lands of Kamooa and Pueo,
lontalnlng an urea of 12.500 acres,
explies April 25, 1907. Has anyone
applied for uny of this pioperty for
liomesteadlnR or under tho nssocla-
The lc.i8o of tho land of Kapapaln,
on tho Island of Hawaii, cxplrcB July
1st, 1907. What disposition does the
Government Intend In dividing this
land for tho benefit of homesteaders?
(Here Is a chance of small holders In
cultivating cane lands under tho Mo-
loknn plan.) This land contains an
area of 172,780 acres.
Has anyone upplled for the renew
al of the lease of the land known us
Hiimuulu, Island of Hawaii? If so,
what terms and conditions nio of
fered? HOW THE NEBBASKAN
WAS LOADED AT KAUAI
The "Rnnlen Island" tells ot the
loading of the Nebrnsknn, tho flrst big
Keanier to take on sugar at Kauai, lu
the following pnraRiaplis;
The Neliraskuii, tlie Hawaiian-American
ste.iiuur which Inaugurates the
tleiimer service between Kauai und the
(oust, sailed away from Makawell Inst
Wcdiiesdiiv lifter successfully having
taken on her cargo or sugar.
Dm lug the wholo time that the
cleiimei has been On the Kauai coast
u high bcu has been running making
the loading a difficult matter. At Ma
kawell It was especially hampered by
tlie fact that the plantation launch
was wiecked, the Young Ilrot tiers lesort only to newspaper advertising,
launch was, however, equal to the oc-'aud lu that manner ascertain which
caslon und brought thu uiigat'iliingslda system produces tho better results.
Hie steamer within tho time limit. The Instructions sent to the naval re-
The Nebraska!! took away about ,ci lilting olllcuru requlie them to limit
6200 tons of Biigar from Kauai, the Mc- their nchcrtlhcments to the uowspa
lli.wle Sugar Co, having furnished pers lu the viulous cities where they
tbout 1800 and the Hawaiian Sugur Co. I nro operating. The results will bn
3100. luwalled villi much Intcicst by recruit-
The American-Hawaiian Stenmshln lug olllccrs nnd will probably deter-
Co. has been willing to demonstrate the
feasibility and economy of direct ship
uients from Kauai for a couple of years
and has now been able to make an
agreement with the above plantations.
The sin cess of the 111 et blilpmcnt will
no doubt lead to the installation lu
contemplation, which will make tho
lino ii permanent one.
JBay'For Rent" cards on sale at
the Bulletin office.
Supervisors Pass First
Secretnry Atkinson returned this
morning from Mntil, whom he went
ltli Senntor Coclho to confer with
the committee- having charge of
Mntil's reception to the Congresslon
in party, nnd to discuss the matter of
Mnul'i proposed public loan,
"I met tlio Supervisor! yesterday,"
'aid Atkinson today, "and explained
tho matter to them. They struck ma
if very conservntlvo anil prudent
men. nndt though they hail originally
wanted to borrow 1150,000 to tC0,
000, they reduced the amount lo
$110,000 after they hnd begun to fig
ure rut tho Interest the County would
have to pay. The, Hoard then panned
n resolution which Attorney (lencrnl
Fetors had prepared, authorizing the
The resolution Is nx follows:
He It resolved hy the Hoard of Ru
pci' IwirH of the County of Muni, To'
iltoty of llawallf
Whereas, heretofore and on, to wit,
tho lfith day of April, A. D., 1907.
thero wns duly npproved nnd there
thon became law mi Act entitled "An
Act to cnnlilo the Conn ties to provldo
for County loans," known nH Act No,
f I'"' Session liws of tho Legls
ittiire of the year 1907. out!
Whereas, It Is for the best Interests
of the residents of the County of
Mntil Hint II mal.o a loan In the sum
of one hundred nnd ten thousand dol-
laiH, nnd Issue tlieiefor Its bonds In
mi'ordaiifn with the provisions of snld
net, nnd nil other powers It there
unto enabling, nnd .
Whereas, the nssossed value of the
taxable property In the County of
Maul Is twenty-one million one hun
dred und twenty-six thousand mil
seven hundred und fifty-eight dollniK,
Whereas, there has not heretofore
by said County, been Incurred any
Now tlieiefoie, the Treasurer of
tho County of Maul Is hereby author
Ir.ed and empowered to Issue bond
of the County of Maul under nnd In
nccoidnnce with the piovlslons of
Act C5 of the Session Laws of the
Legislature for tlio year 1907 In the
amount, rate of Interest and the term
ppeclllcd as follows, to-wlt:
Amount, Mie hundred and ten
Rutu of Interest, five per cent.
Term, redeemable. In not more than
five jeiirs, and payable In not more
than fifteen years from dnto of Issue.
The proceeds of the sale of such
bonds shall, by tho County of Maul,
be unecl as follows:
Relocating and completing of belt
toad from Nuliiku to Kallua, 130,
000.00. Relocating and completing of belt
toad from Ilanu to Klpaliulii, 11C
000.00. Relocating belt road from Pnia to
Relocating and completing belt
load from Knmnalaea to O.iowalu,
Relocating -and completing belt
road on Motokni from llnlawa to Ka
Extension of belt road from Wnl
heo to Honoknhnu, $10,000.00.
"Tho lonn will in my opinion bo
floated right here," said Atkinson.
"If the bonds arc, sold at 98.70 they
Mill net thfpurcliaser 5.30 per cent,
for n five-) cur term. They nro u safe
Investment, as the money which Is
due tlio County from the Territory Ii
mni'o tho security
GOVERNMENT TO ADVERTISE
IN DAILY PAPERS
Tho it. 8. flovernineut haB come to
the conclusion that newspaper adver
tising pays. The following from the
Kxumlner, of recent date, mutes the
Iical navy people nre Inteicsteil lu
the Inquiry the liuienu ot uuvlgatlou
Is making ns to the relative ettlcucy ot
advertising for iccrulls. For some
time the department has been spend
lug a lousldeiahlii sum uf money In
dead wall advertising, making use of
huge colored poUcis. after the milliner
nf traveling shows and theatrical com
panics. It was considered that this
would nttinct the attention of men
who mght not see tho call for recruits
published In the dally uewspupers. It
lias now been decided to discontinue
the poster adveitlstng for a time and
.mine the policy hcieafter to ho pur
ailed by the Navy Department In mak
ing known the advantages of enlist
ment In the navy.
Flattery catches silly people, but
dlsagieeable tandur never catches any
body. Some people think that It's never too
Into to mend n mutiiiiioiiliil mistake by
nppl'lng for a divorce.
To AiTiioiM.r. Tin:
I'i'iii'iiahi: or Coi'.ntv
TllltltlTOUV. m '
lie 11 Kiiaclvd hy Ihc Lrijlshilurc
Section 1. Tlie Trt'iiMin-r of the Territory, with I lie ni
jirovnl of llit' Governor, U bert'liy mitliori.eil to iiirclinu IkukU
iiini'il liy tlio several Counties of llio Territory in eoiifonnily
with law, or to lonn money to such ConniitH on the security
of such IkiihU out of nny funds thnt niny lie n vail ni tie for such
mrpo-if, or to litre-it Hitch IkiihI-i iis jmyinent for iropcrl,y cohl
to the Counties, whenever they niny ileein it for the iuhlie in
tereit so to ilo.
Skcthix L'. 'I'll!- Aft chilli tnke elTeel from the ihttc of its
npiirovnl. s p .x itJl
Approvcil this Kith ilnv of April, A. I). 1SI07.
G. 15. CARTKlt,
Goveinor of the Territory of Hawaii.
Washington, April C. Secretary
Btrntis of the Department of Com
merce and Labor today denied ad-
mission to this country to five Jap- mlai Mlnp twenty years ugo. pales to
miL-se Immigrants. These are the insignificance when compared with tha
first Japanese exclusion cases which present distress lu the Celestial Km
have reached the Secretary since tho l'rp
promulgation ot the executive order ' wllV," '; !H vividly linniglit to mind
carrying Into effect the new Imml-
gratlon law. i destitute circumstances some Idea can
Serictary Strnus' nctlon was based Ue gleaned of the situation,
upon an appeal taken by the Japan- Theie are, at the present time, many
cm' from a decision of the Inspector such gatherings throughout Central
nt Kl Paso, TexnH, denying them tho''l Northern China. The miserable
right to enter on passports from
Tho appeals first reached Commis
sioner of Immigration Sargent and
were referred by him to the Secio
tary with the lecoinlnenilatlon that
they bo dismissed on the ground that
no other course was permissible un
der the President's order carrying
Into effect the agreement relative to
the exclusion of .lupanese laborers.
The matter was presented on behalf
of the would-be Immigrants to tlio
Japanese Minister, und he ndvlKcd
them that the course of the United
States authorities was In accord with
the agreement between the two conn-;
tries nnd hence satisfactory. Wlicnitlu' cver-wutchfulness of nlllcers. cuu
they represented thnt they had been
compelled to come to tho United
States lu search of food ho advised
them to apply to the Japanese Min
ister In Mexico for relief.
Commissioner Sargent has been
advised that about 500 Japanese la
borers have recently left Kl Paso, ro
Ing east mid west, nnd It Is expected
they will try to 11ml admission Into
the United States at unguarded
points along the Intel national line.
HONOLULU IS SELF-SATISFIED
Reports, Rood and otherwise, that
are creeping back to the Islands re-
Carding observations made by the ex-1
k-otnn tat a li'lirv nnmo nt t li n ftfiln I
nre not worryli.R Secretary Wood o'tZ "V1"". V!
the Promotion Committee.
Mr. Wood Is sntlsllcd that every
thing possible was done for tho pleas
ure nnd comfort of the visitors. If
any dissatisfaction or grumbling has
honestly been Indulged In by the ex
cursionists upon tholr return to tho
Coast, It was called forth by condi
tions existing on the Rteamcr.
It Is a known fact that the ship
it as overloaded according to her
i-leeplng accommodations, und such a
stato of affairs will always breed III
fcellng nnd-sharp words.
In the first stnrt-off every exeur
nlonlBt wanted n deck state-room.
Thoy didn't get It. Thnt was tho
(.tarter for growls, and from lat-U
leports the growls were kept up UU
thoy landed at San Pedro.
In the many stories of the voyngo
It Is pleasing to nolo that no word
has been said against Honolulu or Its
RXil. Z8TATS TXAMACTI0NS,
Entered for Record April 17, 1907,
From 10:30 a. m. to 4 p. m. .
lliiwn Tr Co Ltd to K P Aikuo. . .Rcl
Mrs I, 13 Arniiud et ill to M A (Ion-
Entered for Record April 18, 1907,
From a a. m. to 10:30 a. m.
Manuel do Abreu mid wf to Joo F
Paul Jnrictt mid wf to Alice M
IMw.ud 8 Holt to William C Her-
William C llerglu to Augusta II
BIGGEST SAILING SKIP
The biggest sailing vessel in tho
world, the Herman ship R. C. Rick
mers, will leave Hamburg soon for
San Pedro with a cargo ot cement.
The RIckmeiB Is registered nt 4097
tons net, has live masts and Is equip
ped with auxiliary motlvo power,
This great windjammer Is 410.5 feet
long; 53. C feet In beam, 30,4 feet
deep, nnd was built In 100G at lire
liierlinven. S. F. Call.
fjay'For Rent" cards on sale
the Bulletin office.
lioxiw ii v Tin:
of Hie Trrrilary of Ihmitlh
The famine In China has developed
to such magnitude that Its equul has
never been known thtotighout the clv-
I IIIymiI unfltl Imfnm Tim Tnlllltin (if
""""U,ub""tI "T '',
wretches seem to have lost ull sense of
self-endeavor to maintain lite. Those
Immense ramps of starvation are added
to dally hy hundreds coming In from
outside districts and ultuchlng them-
helves to the camp wheie they huddle
together and simply wait for ileal Ii to
relieve, them of the pungs of hunger.
Ills Excellency Timii Fang estimate"
that there ure 4,000,000 helpless
wretches within the walled portion of
China alone. l!c)ond the walled dis
trict are hundreds uf thousands In the
same utate of dissolution. What tlia
end will be none can predict.
Robbery ami pillage me being enact
ed In many of the outside districts
where there is anlhlng to be taken
by such actions.
lu certain districts, far removed from
lilballsm Iiuh obtained to a marked tie-
It was but recently that a band of
starvatloulsts. numbering over a thou-
rand, traveled ninny miles during the
nignt and rell upon some rice boats at
Shoit-choii, completely cleaning them
out of every grain of rice.
The latest reports nre to the effect
that large numbers of tho unfortun
ates aro moving lu a southerly course
nnd to Moil any such movement Hen
irnl Yin Chang has scut troops to re
The noveruor of Yuyao-lisun Is mak
ing frantic endeavors to relievo tho
suffering of the people of that district.
wnicn is considered among tho worst
In the empire.
Orders have been Issued liv Vlcerov
Tuan Fung throughout tho districts
of rice stores bo executed or Bhot on
The merchants of Hunan Province)
arc irnnglng to forwnrd 200,000
pounds of rice to the Klung-uii dis
tricts. The conditions of stnrvlmr China nm
certainly deplorable and It-would seem
that earnest endeavors for the relief
of the suincrs Is being mude through
out mo worm, nut notwithstanding
this nld many thousands have died and
many thousands will die.
One notuble feature Is the fact that
sickness from epidemics Is lacking lu
a degree to bo wondered nt. While
there has been disease among the suf
tercrs, It liaa not reached the magni
tude one would expect from tho naturo
of Its surroundings.
. i . -
(Continued from Paaa 1.)
a large number of our folder "Ha
waii" to Now York bo as to have a
full supply on hnnd for the coinmenca
ment of our distribution on the At
lantic liners, which begins Muy 1st.
I luivo Just iccelved a late nnd cor
lected list of ull of tho Improvement
associations of the United States ami
shall an lingo to send to tlio secretary
of each of these 3500 uctlvo organl
tntloiiB Homo of our printed mutter
accompanied by u short circular let
ter, which I hope may result In our
Ecttlng in closer touch with tlioaa
engaged In similar work throughout
the entlro country mid securing pub
licity In many places where today wo
mo scarcely known.
O. W. Fisher of Oakland writes
that ho Is u boomer for Hawaii now
nnd takes advantage of every oppor
tunity to urge his friends, particular
ly those slightly under tho weather,
to "get on boaid and tako tho first
1'and wagon for Honolulu, the cura
tive of ull Ills."
A letter from W. 8. Harwood, tlia
woll-knowii author, stntes that he Is
thinking very seiloXily of making a
lllp to llawull within tho next few
Dr. Chnilea A. Payne Is meeting
with gicut success In securing mate
ilul for Ills lecturo on Hawaii. He
Is now on Hnwnll taking lu Illlu anil
the Volcano of Kllauen nnd hopes to
leave for the mainland next week.