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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II, TUESDAY, FED. 11, 1908.
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PEARL HARBOR DELAY
Tlie Committee of Hie Natlnnnl
nniis.. ,if iiPiii-PiantiitlYe IuiMiie In
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charge, the naval appropriations m
the country has failed to ini-ert the , UnIUtl stntcl, withdrew the warshlpi
Item that will allow work to begin , r ,3 country from the harbor of Ho
tor the development of Pearl Harbor j noltiln. During the absence of this
an a naval bnKe. pacifying force the overliiiow of tho
,. ,'. , . ixlstliip; government wiih attempted.
We have no means of knowing, ,, ,. .,.,,, , , ,,
In it light that followed one ot the
what swayed the committee In Its !lI)(, ,, ,,rmint citizens of Hawaii
most unfortunate decision. It may wnit killed. Ho was known In Wash
bo there Is on foot a proposal to novo lnglon and his death struck home,
this work of opening the channel of Hearing the news of the death o
, , , , ,, this leading Honolulu citizen, n Con-
tho harbor-done under the rlveu rreifmnn remarkeJ t0 vlBorouiIy tlra,
and harbors appropriation. It is pos- ,lp wns WlIoly quoted. -His blood Is
illile that the Naval Committee Is In- o;l tllc nnte9 0f the White Houso."
different to the needs ot the country, Tlmt W!ls IriBhtfuI arraignment,
and the value ot I'o.trl Harbor as a ,t wag nnollier wny r accusing the
. naval base
Tim general Impression prevnlls
tlmt the lefusal to recommend tho
Pearl Hnibor appropriation Is dim to
a demand for economy on the part or
the legislating authority of the i Idl
est nation In the world.
The Bulletin Is not one of the
war-scaro tribe. The II u 1 1 o 1 1 n
doc3 not pretend to fathom Mime of
the wisdom shown In the anxiety of
the Congress ot a billion-dollar coun
try to savo n few dollars In time ot
peace and spend millions for tardy
preparation lu time of threatened
Hut the II u 1 1 o 1 1 n rtoes know
that the time will come when tho
policy of delaying tho development! mlssloner, who has rovornl times not
of Pearl Harbor will come under tho'lfed Mnitln thai ho could get thoni
head of the national criminal negll-'by
gencc unless the United States Con
Kress changes its ways.
When a public-service corporation
conducting a street or steam rallwav
fall3 on nccount of a "policy of
economy" to equip its lines with
tho ordinary safeguaula to protect
llfo and propel ty. a great dlsiikter li
followed by the unlveis.il veidlct ot
When a great mining corporation
falls to buttress its tunnels, and have i
decent regard for the lives of IM I
workmen, a deadly rave-In resulting
from a policy of saving tho cost of it
few extia tlmbeis, is propel ly put
down as tho pioduct of criminal neg
ligence. The man or tho coiporntlon that
lefuses to spend a comparatively few
ilnlltiru fni Itiuiti nnen whpT, vtiut Idler-
eslR fif Hfn nnil tirrinprtv urn lit RTnke.
finds that the common-senso men ot j
the present day put such folly as
either In the list of frazzle-headed I
lill1.v rir vL-ttli tho prlmlniillv nmrll-
Should tho publlc-servico corporn
tlon, or the mining coiporntlon. ui
the man, or the business that ought
to be Insured against disaster, put
forward the claim thnt there Is no
particular hurry, tHat nothing
threatens now, so It will be time
enough to act when the car runs wild,
or the tunnel cave) In, or tho house
bums down. should that bo tho sum
and lubstnnte of their worldly wis-
nuin, they would Individually and col
lectively be put down us fools oi
Then what Is tho difference be
tween these Improvident, curoloss,
criminally negligent Individuals and
corporations, and the nation who3o
legislators icfujo to provide (he funds
for tho protection of tho country?
Immediate threat of war does not
can lor tne preparation oi roan jtar -
bor. If wur were threatened in Hie
noxt twelve months tho United States I
Government could no moro Iinvof.
Pearl Harbor In condition to promote I
tho defense of these Islands and tho f
Pacific Coast than it could build tho ;
Panama Canal in a week.
Five years at the very least must
be required to havo a scratch of I m
provemont on Pearl Harbor that will
bo of prnctlcal use And what Con
gressman is thero who can stand tit
his place nnd, with absolute assur
ance, say Hint tho United States will
not need Pearl Harbor within that
period? There aro no serious war
clouds In tho Bky'. Hut has any
statesman In Washington a guaran
tee that there will be none coming'
It la not nlonsant to recall unhappv
experiences of the Vt.y HutjHawaJl.
has had experiences, possniiy iuu.u
Per 5i Moulin t..& .o
Per Yr, an whore In U S I.oo
Per Year, mjwlirrc tii Canada lflo
PirWir iNtMjnul foreign 2.to
FEBRUARY 11, 1908
imnosshe ono than many of the
1'eoplo of the mainland.
The time was, before Hawaii was
,.,, ,., ,i,
President of the United States with
Is It (o be the lecord of history
that a policy of Congressional "econ
oni.v" will find the blood of hundreds
ol brave Americans on tho lintels of
the United States Congress?
An admiralty case. In which the
amount Involved Is onl $11, took up
the time or U. S. Commissioner Krank
Hatch this morulas. Paul Martin, ex
cook of tho ship I'ort George.represent
td by Geo. . Davis, as attorney, is
sains tho ship nnd her captain for
the amount named, alleged to bo duo
him as wages. It Is alleged tint the
man's wages have for n week been lu
I me nanus oi ino u. a. snipping uom
calling on him.
C II. Hall returned from his unit
ness trip in ho Manna I.oa to lay.
DON'T FAIL TO VISIT
The Great Natural Wonder of the
The round trip can bo mado In
tour dnjs, and costs only J42.50. Com
ortel;lo transportation, good hotel,.
tiillUU it,uui:ij. j'ii.1111 VT.fitv, ,.,.ui,
Don't bo dissuaded from taking tits
trip. You will bo sorry If you leavo
tho Volcano out of your Itinerary.
for tickets and Information re
garding tho trip apply to
WATERK0USE TRUST COMPANY,
Cor. Fort and Merchant Sts.
Ten acres of pineapple land at Wa
Iiiawa. Good location. More land
adjoining if desired.
Building site: College Hills, 40,-
000 sq. ft. Owner will accept mort
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provided buyer builds house.
i j-gR rejji FURNISHED
. jj0cj Street
vajjjjuki $37 00
' "' 'LULL
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Kinau Street $35.00
l,Unalilo Street . '.'!!! !!!!'.. S25!oO
Xoung Street $25.00
I Vin o,, oi nn i
King Street $25.00
Kinau Street , . . , .$30,00
Kcwalo Street $22.50
King Street $15.00
Aloha Lane 518.00
Matlock Avenue $25,00
Emma Street $24.00
Beretania Street $40.00
--Corner. Fort and Merchant' Sts.
'ylff" Eym'jm' ti iwi.'jg-.
Ho generous nnd phi
lanthropic along right
lines, hut don't let jour
generosity run to such
length Hint you pay
tribute (rent) to u
landlord all your life.
Ho Jour own landlord
nnd pay rent to jonr
self, and you will bo
happier nnd moic proi
pcinui). Tho time In
buy It now. See Trent
Trust Co., Ltd., for
1WII .!.. !!,
A stipulation admitting facts is (lied
In tho suit of Virginia Perry against
Samuel M. Damon. It Is set forth thnt
a collision occmred on the public high
way ut Moaiialua, March 1, l'ju", be
tween the vehicle of plaintiff and n
dump cart ami honr- owned by de
fendant, and that the dump cart nnd
horse were In charge of a servant or
defendant, a .lapunc.se named Masu
tin, then and there engaged In the ser
vice of defendant."
f.' ij i:- ft a
a a a
TemperaturcB C a. in., 07: 8 a. in.,
72; 10 n. in., 74: noon, 75; morning
Ilarometer, 8 a. in., ."10 0'J; absolute
humidity, 8 a. in., R2lMi grains per
cubic root; relative humidity, 8 u. ni..
74 per cent; dew point, 8 a, m 03.
Wind fi a. in., velocity :t, dhcctlon
N.; 8 a. m., velocity S, direction S. H.;
Hi a. in., velocity 4, direction S. W.
noon, velocity 7, dlieetion S. W.
Rainfall dm lug 24 hours ended 8 a.
111., .30 Inch.
Total wind movement during 21
hours ended at neon, 121 miles.
WJI. 11. STOCIUIAK.
.Vet Ion Director. U. S. Weather bureau.
Twenty Paris gowns vnliid nt $3.
000, the property of Mliis I'lorenco
Todd of New Orleans, were sold by
tho customs authorities In Nc. York
because tho owner rofused lo pay $1.
i:T of duty. Tho gov.n.t IiioiiM ,'..
GREAT FUTURE FOR
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on Molokal they havo it beautiful
place of tholr iiwu. where they tie
off all by themselves, and we shall ho
glad if wo can mako arrangements to
pend thoso from San FrunclFco over
"I did not como to Hawaii express
ly on this nccount. I hnve been
working pretty haul nnd feel tho
need of a vacation, especially iftor
the excitement following the earth
quake. So I have brought my family
dovvu with inc. I wns asked to see
what I could do for the lepers, nnd t
reluctantly consented to accept tho
AUicd us to whether ho hud any
Intention of looking Into tho pros
pects for grupc-giovvlng In Hawaii,
Mr. Rossi, without answering tho
quc3tton directly, Indicated thnt ho
did not, f i om his present knowledge,
have any great hope for tho future of
the Industry lu these, Islands.
"Grapes, as )ou probably know,"
ho said, "rcqulro two seasons, one for
tho dormant period, the other for tlio
growlnc period. A grapo grower
would never think of such it thing na
pruning n vino while It was In the
growing stngo. It Is only when It
becomes dormant that tho pruning Is
dono. Possibly tho proper conditions
might be found If onn went up high
enough. I havo not been nrnund tho
Territory far outside of Honolulu, bo
I do not feel qualified to speak con
clusively in tho matter. Hut so far
as I have found tlicio nro no grapes
grown In II. w.i:' except tho Isnballa,
which may leem n protty good grape
ALL THAT'S NEWEST AND
BfcST IN THE
B. F. Ehles's
(SpPRliil to the Hill let I u)
i Wnllukii, Maul. Fobruar. HI.
Several of the tailors of tho
ship Kiskluc M 1'lioiin ciinie up '
to Wnllukti .veste,iln.v to paint 1
V tho town red and llkewlso to let
i peoplo know that their vceeoI ?
5 beat tho Fort George to Knhiilul. 5
V Wnttiiku being an open town, V
! they Imhllied fieelv ami openly i
i nnd when they k inm than tlioy
s could hold, tin-) challenged the
h police to pump the stuff oiu of v
them If they could Now Wal- l-
lul'.ti'a ollee showed them that '
they were ji-qunl to the Deration,
nnd three ot the ilNttirbcrn were
landed In Jail after much trouble.
The ringleader, however, n part
Indian, uscniied to Ktiliulnl lu it
; hack. Walluku Is iilvvajs n peace-
? fill little town, i'hih, dally on a '
Sunday, and the only disturbers !
of tho peaceful enjoyment of u
Sunday heietnfoie Irtvo been tho
kids ut Wells Park who nrouseil
Mr. Wells' lie at one time so that ?
' ho threatened to close up Sunday
baseball unless t'io obnoxious
? nolso was obliterated from Sun-
dny games. Hut the nolso of ;
hundiedt! of kindergarten chll-
dien is nothing enmpired with
the fiendish howls made by tho
seafaring nun In their vain nt-
" tempt to wipe out Walluku police -
from tho county mv mil. Uep-
' uty Sheriff Lake managed Ills
' pojso well.
.; j ) ill '!i '
to thoso who don't know any better,
but which wo who know about grnpu
glowing know Is no good Tor it vvluo
"Still, 1 don't know what the situa
tion Is here. Dllferent varletlcH of
grapes rcqulro different clliUato nnd
different toll. Nobody would thltiK
of tr)lng to make dr) wines In the
San Joaquin valley of California, for
Instance, but they make Ilrst-clns
sweet wines 'there. On the other
hand, sweet wines can't ho made la
the Sonoma vnlley, but thnt Is whero
we get our dry wines. So I don't
know what you can do In Hawaii In
tho grapo-growing line.
"Hut thero are certain things you
can grow hero better than nnywhero
elso In the world. Take pineapples,
for Instance. ' I believe plicapplo
.growing Is going to bo ono oi tho big
things In tlipso Hl.yuls, for tho Un
wnllnn pineapple Is le).ter and liner
than that grown nuyvIjro cjso m
tho world. And oiiJiuvethcr crops
that cannot be-equnlled. -
"Hut thero Is ono problem .that you
miikt linvo solved before jrou can hopo
to do much. That Is the transporta
tion problem. Whonovcr you gqt n
lino of fcay 22-knot boats runnlng'be-
iwcen here nnd San Francisco, io
that tho trip can bo mado In four
iliiys, nnd you can get your frosit
fruit onto tho market In icasonuhlc
time, then Huwnll'a prosperity Is go
ing to begin. These lalnnds nro iiut
urally amors the richest spots In the
world, mid I believe that Hawaii is
going to bo of great Importuncn lit
tho agricultural world. Hut )ou must
eoIvo that transportation problem
"1 think It ridiculous that tho
Coastwise Shipping Laws iihould ap
ply to thin Torrltory. That's what's
the matter hero. If it man wantH to
go out on any foreign bottom, he has
to dig down In his pocket mid put up
n $200 line, it's nil nonsense. The)
ought lo change, that, and lot nny
vessel that comes In here carry both
freight and passengers. Wo nro not
building up any Americnn (onimer
clal navy by tho policy, anyway.
There could hardly bo fowcr Ameri
can vos3cls on tho seas than there nro
"I think Hawaii U n perfect Para
dise, and I uni very glad that I had
tho chance to bring my family nnd
come down hero to spend n month or
A fine gold-mounted
makes a handsome
We havo just received a
large assortment of Stylish
COMBS of REAL SHELL and
MOUNTED IM SOLID GOLD.
The prices are very reason
able. H. F. Wichman & Co.
' P. O. Dox 716. I' M I' '
TWO SURVIVORS OF
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tho huge waves hurled tho fated Rhlp
egaliist the lagged rocks
Luckily the vesrel did not go tn
pieces nt once. Thu ni-n had time to
collect tlu'lr wits heforo imtklne the
I lunge Into the seething hrcakeis.
They were only a little over ono him.
dred yards from the thorp, but It
seemed Ilk" so many roller.. Captiln
Andrnvv Johnson, with tho cnientnr
nnd n rouplo of sailors wero the firs'
to leap overtioard nn.l try for shore
They nude It, nnd nlmulmi to tho rot
who were hanging on in tho forecastle
cnbln. to rome. Hut the Bailors re
mained ns long n thev posilhlv could,
or ilmed. and only when tho ship bc-
gnn to crumble to Mecca did thev
pliiqito Into the waters.
Kleven men In nil survived Iho tor
tlhle experience. Tho Cnntiln died
Iho second morning after landing on
tho haie shores of what tltov dlreov
cred wns Staton Island. The .Innanoie
cook never reached shorn, and one
r,eanian pnsrod away. Tho Captain
and heninen illnl from the exposure
mid lack of food. Tho vessel Hlruek
the rocks nt twenty minutes after
midnight, and two hour nrterwarde
nothing remained of her.
Although the men had plentv o'i
vvnter, thero was no food to be found.
Far up on Urn hlllaldo behind thorn,
they could kec what nppeirid to Ik
a light twinkling In the dUtancc. It
was Impossible to leave I'llndcis Hay
It wa3 rock-bound nlong tho nhoro. So
two men vvcro dispatched to find Ihe
light, or h.cnte It, If possible. FIvo
days elapsed before these men were
heard from njaln. Then only one
came luck. Tho other had died from
hunger nnd exposure.
Hut tho Inhoi-b of tho rel.irnlng men
l.nd not been In vnln. Ho had located
Iho light to ho on n liear-by Island
about fifteen miles distant, ho Judged.
From tho wreckage of the Prussia,
which hud piled up on tho chore, a
small raft or akin, vvjs constructed.
and In this five men started off for
help. Tho distance to New Ycnr's
Island, whcie tho light was cltuatcd.
turned out to bo 28 miles Instead of
15, and the men seeking aid weie nh
days in making their destination.
Strong cut .'cuts, ugalnst which the
feeble clforls of thu sailors with the
t.ara were us naught, not only Imped
cd them, but thtevv them far from
theli com ph. ,
And then, when they arrived at Ihe
place where Iho light was, tin; found
thnt thero was no boat thero. nnd thoy
v ero forced to go on lo a sea'lng sta
tion on nnolher Island before ihej
could get aid it ull. Hero n volunteer
crew ot thu sealers, with one of the
'hlp-vviecked men mi guide, took a
large whaling boat, and st.irtoj back.
Six days It took them, too, for the
currcntB were oven moic contrary
than before. In tho meantime, the
poor unfortunate six who had been
left behind, woro practically starving
Nothing to cat bavo tho tougli. hides
of two Feala that they killed and uo.v
and then ti limpid that they pulled
lioin tho rocks. The leiculng boat
had taken the majority of tho provl
iilona, thinking that thoso left behind
would bo ublo to kill ucub or catch
It was Jurt lu tho nick of llnio that
the ippciilng boat nrrlvol, for tho men
went nearly all In. After that It wn
all like a beautiful drotim, say the
two sailors .who came bore on the
Astral. Thoy weie led and clothed
and finally picked up by tho light
houso tender and put ubniud ono ol
'ho Pacific Mall sleaniora. from which
they weie trnnrreriod to tho ltoytl
Mull Hue end went to New York!
Thin Is the story Mid by K. H. Hun
iy i !i!i . i nn in en the Atr,il. en
Voincldc I ll.i ly the tale of llrrmu.i
linen i. to tho u poller for the H u 1
lei In thin moinlug. Itnnuey Is a
big Eiip-lr-okina njun, nnd he uav i tint
tho only thing that pulled him thi.mgli
vvaj hU I'.plendld physique. He Is P
quh t man, however, an I told tho won
derful talo hliuply end v, about an;
Bulletin Business Office Phone 250,
Bulletin Editorial Room Phono 185,
llarihqpko shocks, which havo
cmiLCiI Iho Entitling down ot the men
tion mines nt lllhcrnia, N. J., me
thought to be duo tho retllln'j of tho
mountain rango In which tho mines
M. Mclnerny, Ltd., Haberdashers,
Cor. Port and Merchant St.
A NEW STOCK just arrived, made. of golden and
weathered oak. Extremely handsome. Prices ranging
from $70. to $150. Come in and look them over.
Co-yiie Fmsiitm'e Co.
Young Bid. x
' i rv ""ji1
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A HOME PROBUGT
A FINE TADLE WINE OF EXCELLENT 30UQUET
by all wholesale and retail wine end liquor dealers and by
all saloons. TRY IT.
Thoroughbred Registered Jersey Bulls
The pure-bred Jersey Bulls, Oj;bv?ay of Y. B A. J. C. C, No. G0247,
nnd Guenon Lad, 2nd A. J. C. C, No. G2301, at service at S10.
TgkMQ Tlie Fosu'd Bais?y
Aliian), N. Y. Jan. 28.- in. 12uri-i
II. I-oner, Staio Conin Issliuitr of
Health, a:nl his advisory bi.trd. nanii"!
leceutly, to aid tho department in
dealing With tho ravagea of tiibeiru
losis. liavo agreed upon it plan of cam
paign. The udvLoiy biirl i3 made
up of oxpert3 on tubercnloBlc. The
now plan was simiiuailzed by Dr. Por
ter last night In his uiHrost, before a
meeting hero under tho nusplcos of
tho State Charltlon Aid. In coopera
tion v.illt tho State Depnitment of.
Health, In Its stale campaign for til"
pieveiitlnu of luli?rciilouU.
Dr. Porter announced (hat n bill will
be iutiodiircd lu tho l.i'glslatuio mak
ing niandntury registration uiid notlll
tatloii of nil latea of tiiheieuloult
throiigliout tho stalo. "Tho Stato Do
;iarlmont of Health," Dr. Porter said,
must Inslfet upon the registration ()r
ill cases ef tubeiculosU. It 1 nb.o
lutely ofSHiitiiil that ihe loi.n,ou end
dlbtrlhiitlon of tliete eu.es li kuoiiii
In order thnt proper hum uies mn," li
taken fjr their rofcl.it raio.i anil re
",'"W,'"''lK"w" WffJ " i"w
with office or pocket
DIARIES for daily jottings;
CALENDAR PADS for memoranda,
HAWAIIAN ANNUAL-for daily rcf
erencc. Each or all to be had at
Thrum's Book Store
in a GOOD ress-suit, and so ORDINARY in an ordinary
dress-suit, that STEIN-BL0CII dressers wonder why every
man does not wear suit3 tailored by the STEIN-BLOCK, experts-
Get ready for the swellcsl event of the season tht
UNIVERSITY CLUB BALL. AH of the cwcll people will be
there, and so you must go, and wear one of our dress
suih or Tuxedo3. Wo have Dres3-3iiit3, Tuxedos, Dress
shirts, Tics, Collars, White Vests, Mufflers.
3i, miSTTijif Ttg.,.
com n I nn av.
There is nothing quite so delight
ful as an auto rido to Haleiwa. Thu
roads are in fine condition just
enough rain to settle the dust, and
now packed hard.
ST. CLAIR BIDQOOD!.
ARE STILL OPEN
Accommodations ur.ctrualcd any
where on the beach.
Yoif i! Go Home
in fine bhnpc if you have a
bite of hot lunch with us
after the day's work.
(Billy Howtll's Place)