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VOL. X. NO. 3949
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY. MARdH 13. 1908
PRICE 5 CENTS
GOVERNOR FINDS ENTHUSIASM W
i mivy ; ,
WtfW I M
Plantations Are Thrifty
And Great Things
Kcannc, Maul. March 9.
IIAVK hccn doing n little ruu
lierlng rodaj. Thut'B no J03I1;
I's a ccilil fact. 1
We liuvo been through t'10
Nnhlku lubber section Inspecting1 tho
only rubber plantations In tho Unit
ed StateJ Tho icsult hr-that every
body In tin pai ty la nioro than pleas
nl wltirtho prospects and as contl
dent ns the planters themsclvc3 that
lubber-growing Is destined to be ono
or tho big Industries of Hawaii, -though,
of cournc, confined to limited
Down here ovcrjbody talks rub
ber. One might think mine of tho
ulorli'3 n trifle stretched If tho evi
dence or tlit-li truth were not obvious
before one's" eyes, liver) where
through the Nnlilku section tho trees
appear thrifty and flourishing unit
tlielr rale of growth Is phenomenal.
Tho trees, being deciduous, many ot
tlem nro shedding tholr leaves at
. .Although tho industry Is still very
young and purely In tho experiment
al stage, Ho commercial crop of lub
ber having yet been gathered, tho
rubber-growers have learned one Im
portant lcDsotr That li that It tho
best results, or oven fair results, aro
to be attained, tho trees must bo cul
tivated. When tho Industry was first start
ed, It was supposed that all that wis j
necessary to bo uono was to pium mo
(.eed, set out the oung trees tho
proper number to tho acre, and they
would take laro of themselves and
prow without any further trouble.
That the contiary Is the fact hts
proved a little disappointing.
Must Cultivate It
"Ilubber must bo cultivated," said
Otwell To Build $10,000
ai Pearl Harbi
l'earl Harbor will have a Biibstnu-. not do mi very much nt tlio present,
tlal dock, whothei or not sho gets an I1"'1 tl,e 11,ud wl" bo cleuncu out ..nd
. , I thrown tip preparatory lo building
appropriation fio.n Congress Thli ,ho (ock , , not rcn,,y , 8UU
1 I mn poniTio
I UUl I UuBllu
has been mi decided by Captain Ot- nH ycl for wnnt this dock Is being
v.ell, head of the local branch ot constructed, but It will be useful In
Inlted States KnglnccrH, and work
will probably be coinmcncod xomu
time next week. What this wharf iJ
really foi, Cuptnln Otwell Is not
icady to say, but ho states that r.
post may bo established in the fu
ture, and tho wharf "III bo utilized
to laud all the fixtures and supplies.
"Work will probably be started on lubstantlal wharf, but there Is hnid-i
the piolinilnary construction borne nny doubt but that the work will
tlmo du-lng next week, ' bald Oil)- not Btop at the mere building ot a
tain Otwell this morning "Wo will hnrf, when It Is once started
WASHINGTON, D. C, March 13. It is officiaUy announced that
the Atlantic Fleet will visit Hawaii. Samoa. Melbourne and Sydney. Aus-
The ra'm anl tne Philippines. Theie will be a period of target practise dur-
nil; luc 3UXi " '" uiiijjpnei aim me ujg f icct w;u return oy way 01
the Suez Canal.
rase 11 post Is established, which 1
think will be In tho future
dock will bo built nt Ilnlawa and
will cost In the neighborhood ot
110,000 or more Further details ( Thu wilM As8(lom. , , clWe , , ,,,,,. t , lm 1)00Il ,
limn thcoo I cannot give out nt the ,,,,(! ,j cablegram from neutral Mauager Stone to r I. Rhodes,
present tlmo the local loprcicntatlvo, announcing the official Itinerary of tho fleet as
Ten thousand dollnrB will build a given
MANAGER ANDERSON AND ONE OF HIS RUBBER TREES
1 and tho
All Nnhlku and, up Into Kear.ao Is
rubber. Kven back at liana wo
found a few trees. Tho hotol-keepei,
Alonn, has n few growing In front ot
tho hotel. "Cvcrybodycome hero to
go Nahlku, eeo rubber?' ho explain-
C. J. Auktln, manager of tho Hawaii- cd "I grow trees here, mnyuo liiey
a'n-Amerlcau Ilubbor Plantation. "I stop horo and not go to Nnhlku."
don't mean it must be fertilized. Tho Tho old Nnhlku Sugar Compauy's
soil hero la very rich Hut tho earth plantation has boon turned into a
must bo kept loosened up around tho rubber plantation . It was nbundon-
trees, and that costs money. Of cd 60 f.ir ns sugar Is concerned some
course they will grow without being tlmo ago. N"W, tho manager, Mr.
lultlvated, but not noarly so well, Sylroslei. kajB thero nro oer 00,000
results nro not nearly fo oung trs in tho nursery rendy to
SUGAR QUOTATIONS FOR FIVE YEARS
The (Comparative Bugnr prices published yesterday -proved
somewhat misleading owing to n tjpographlcal error In onilt
ing quotations for 1907. Tho corrected, flguies follow:
MARCH 12 1903
Beet (Parity) ...4.0817
1904 1005 1006 1007 1008
3.51 4.875 3.4375 3.55 4.04
3.76 5.17 3.73 3.91 4.22
LIGHT WEIGHT SUITS
SPRING 1908 STYLES
Just in on the Alameda, and now offered to you BLACK UN
DRESSED WORSTEDS, single and double breasted; handsome,
neat, stylish, serviceable,
BLUE SERGES, single and double breasted here's a clean-cut,
dressy suit for you that always looks will.
Price, $20.00 and $22.50
They are all tailored by the famous New York Tailors'
Alfred Benjamin & Co.
THE KASH CO.
CORNER HOTEL STREET AND FORT.
bo Het out
Hubbcr Rat Pest
Ono pest with which tho rubbor
plantcr hns to contend, and which
cnti3C3 him considerable loss, Is rats.
Thcsu sharp-toothed llttlo animals
attack tho young tices and kill or In
jure many of them by gnnwlng th"m
at the b.tsn. So far no Insect or fun
ftotd posts have appeared, to Injure
Wo tet out from liana early this
(Continued on Page 7)
The regiment that has been here
on tho V S A T Thomas for several
daa were more than rejoiced to find
that Tunaan water could bo obtained
in Honolulu, mid tho nrlous estab
lishments that handle this famous
water did a land-office bustnoss din
ing tholr stny hero Order a caBe or
Tansan from Tel 171. .
Thero Is n salo or all kinds of men's
hats at thp h. I! Kerr Co, Ltd., whero
many bargains nro obtainable It
would pay eer man In Honolulu to
look the stock and prices oer. I'nn-
umas, folts, dcibys and caps aro all
to bo clobed out nt vor much reduced
Honk! IlnnlC Call 241, J. A Mc
Lend, for the plcasantcst outo rldo.
is still "as safe as Gibraltar." Last
j ear, the reduction in expense was
One Million Dollars
and tho total amount loaned to policy-holders
for the year 1907 was
Over Seven Millions
These facts, more than anything
we could say, show the stability and
strength of the Prudential.
Rgp. Party "Mail Has
an "I B A IT) A
ribpiKai, yii Duaw
YmR' for if&kh
I poo m mmm
CHICAOO, 111., March 15. ?onn Z. Walsh, former President of the
Chicago National Bank, has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment
for illegal use of bank funds.
THETIS SENT TO ALASKA
WABH1NOTON, I) C, March 12 -The revenue cutter Thetis lias
I been ordered to proceed from S.in Kranclsto to Alraku to tho rcscuo of
tho surilw j tho crew of the American schooner J. V. Miller, whoso
vessel wusni Scd recently.
CRUISER FLEET ARRIVES
Tho Republican party will,
through National Committeeman A
U. At. Itobcrtsou, recommend tho re'
appointment of Judgo Kcpolkal ns
Tho Toyo Kitten Knlsha stonmshlp
Nippon Maru arrived hero early this
morning und Immediately was placed
In quarantine on account of u case of
I Linall.tuiT rr lirmril A ulaArntrii nt u
Judge of the Maul Circuit Court It,,,, ' .,,.,, ,,.K hn,pn ' ...
will bo remembeied that a fow days
ugo It was announced exclusively by
tho 11 it I I e 1 1 n that Robertson's no
tion In this matter would depend
largely on thnt or tho liar Asfycln
Hon As tho Aksoclntlon at Its meet
ing yesterday afternoon decided to
endorse Kepolknl for tho appointment
Robertson was seen this morning,
(Continued on Pags 4)
Tho 4th rcplniolil band will glo nn
oxcqptlonally fine concert ut tho Sea
side tonight between tho hours or 7
and 9. Keryonu enjoyed themsolvo
so much at the Soasldo last evening
that Manager Stout has decided, on
account or the demands, to glvo nn
other dance tonight If tho Thomas
leaves this afternoon thorc will be
"nothing doing" nt tho popular resort
In tho we) of a concert and dance.
(Lewers & Cooke Bldg.)
That's the watchword of our con
cern, and we take pride in it.
with tho disease, und consequently tho
vessel Is held up.
None of tho passengers, -cabin or
otherwise, have been allowed ashore
this morning, as tho work ot thorough
ly fumlgitl-i ' M'sbd hns not been
tompu "'o cannot
be detcruhuo.i .. ' I .i ti ell re
mined from thu qunrsntluo dot!:, and
hor cargo dlschtrged,
D. W. Stevens, who is official ad
viser to tho Japuneso legation at
Washington and who Is a prominent
llguro In International politics, Is
mining thu passengers. Thu quaran
tine regulations specify that only
tlioso passengers who can show marks
(Continued on Page 4)
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 13. The cruisers Charleston,
waukec and t. Louis arrived here todcy from the south.
i ni i
TAKING ON SUPPLIES
SAN DIEGO, Cal., Murch 13. Admiral Evans' supply ship Culgoa
is at this port loading supplies.
SEND JAPANESE TO KOREA
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 11.
06 degree Centrifugals, 4.027 cents,
or' $80.54 per ton. Preyious quota
tion, 4.04 cents.3
Tausnn tells to tho home for only
ji0 per enso. Uy far tho cheapest
w.Wer on the market.
. H hi .iwwiMMIi
ISLAND FRUIT CO.,
72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
keep while in use, but deteri
orate when kept in stock. We
have in a FRESH LOT of
them on the last Alameda. Get
them now. HOT WATER
BOTTLES, SYRINGES, ETC.
WSI'INGTON, D. 0., March 13. Japan is planning to send 40,000
P'-".-nt families per year to Korea for settlement. The soldiers will also
tTif' ! . I ii .q.i. l
to sec Mr. Stevens, who would bo al
lowed to communlcitc with renrcscu-
tatlves of tho press If bo felt so dls-
" .........l 1,.. If. ot - .
i"'nvu, urn, iiii, ciuvc'iiu ii-iuseu IU
Ho tinted that ho has absolutely
nothing for Iho press, Tho fact that
Stevens Is uu the N'lppon Maui Is a
matter of considerable importance In
Itself, slnco tho war faku papers of
the mnlnlnml bad a wild story in cir
culation that hn hns been secretly
traveling In thu States for some
Tho theory was that ho had entered
tho country secretly and vvns going
about on a secret mission fur tho J.iji
uneso government "
It Is nntlclpitod that Mr. Stevens
will proceed direct to Washington,
whoro ho will bo stationed nt tho Lo
ration with Ambassador Tukahlra.
Tho olTtcl-ils of tho Jupnneso consul
nto vvcro very much dlsappolnled In
Mr Slovens' Inability tu como ashoro.
Ho has many friends In town, espec
hill) l'rof M M. Scott, at whoso wed
ding ho acted as best man
D Y Stevens, special counsel for
tho Japanoso Legation nt Washington,
Ib on bonid tho Nippon Maru, and
unfortunately held in qunrantlno an
ho was unable to show tho quarantine
nfflclnl signs of successful vaccination
A llulli'tln representative went
to tho quarantine! whmf this forenoon
. Good Meals
This Vici Kid, with Mat
Top, Military Heel, is some
The price is just right
Doin't fail to see this shoe.
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