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EVENING nUU,KTlN, IIONOLWLP,.T. If., .TUESDAY. SEPT. 8, 1008.
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- New York Herald.
WEEKLY WEATHER BULLETIN
1 GENERAL SUMMARY.
HONOLULU, Sept. 7, 1908.
The mean temperatures were slightly higher than those of the pre
ceding week on Molokal, In the Kona district of Kauai, generally on
Maul, In the extreme southern part of the Koolaupoko district of Oahu,
and In the Puna, Kau, Kona, northern portion of the Hamakua and tho
southeastern part of the Kohala districts of Hawaii; elsewhere they
were generally lower than the previous week's.
Heavy ralno occurred In portions of Hawaii, Maul, and Oahu on
Aug. 31st, and heavy and excessive rains on the same Islands, also on
Kauai, on Sept. 1st. The following excessive rainfalls, In Incites, wcro
reported on Sept. 1st: Hawall-Honohlna 4.43, Ponahawal 4.34; Maul
Nahlku 3.05, and Kauai Kllauea 2.68, and Llhue 6.95.
The greatest amounts of rainfall were reported from the Koolau
and Puna districts of Kauai, the higher levels of the Ewa, Honolulu and
Koolaupoko districts of Oahu, the Koolau district of Maul, and tho
Hllo, and portions of the Puna and Kona districts of Hawaii, and
ranged from 2.05 to 6.53 Inches, excepting 14.71 Inches at Walawa ditch,
The total rainfall for the week was above the average of ten or more
years at all stations on Oahu, In the Koolau district of Kauai, and In
the Kohala, Hllo, Kona and portions of the Hamakua and Kau districts
The departures from the average, in inches, in the several districts
Wcro: Hawaii Kohala -10.52 to (0.67, Hamakua 0.2S to 40.46, Hllo
41.10 to 42.04, Puna 0.84, Kau 0.55 to 40.75, and Kona 40.19; Maul
Hamakualoa 0.01; Oahu Koolaupoko 40.59-to 1.38, Honolulu 40.34,
and Ewa 40.95, and Kauai Koolau -12.43, and Kona 0.02 to 0.15.
There was more rainfall than during the preceding week at ail sta
tions on Molokal, and Oahu, and at al but one on Kauai and three on
Hawaii. On Maui there was generally less rain than during the
previous week. ,
Thunderstorms were reported from the following stations: Maul
Nahlku, Aug. 31st and Sept. 1st; Kaanapall, In the SE. on Aug. 29th,
and in the ESE. on Aug. 31st; Oahu Honolulu, Sept. 1st; Kauai
Kllauea, Sept. 1st. and Koloa 1st and 2d.,
At Kllauea, Kauai, on Sept. 1st, there was a fall of hall attending the
The following table shows the weekly averages of temperature and
rainfall for the principal Islands and for the Group:
Hawaii 73.8" 2.21 Inches.
Maul 75.9 1.47 Inches.
Oahu 76.0 3.75 Inches.
Kauai 76.6 1.81lnchc3.
Molokal 76.3" 0.33 Inch.
Entire Group 75.2 ' 2.19 inches.
At the local office of the U. S. Weather Bureau In Honolulu generally
partly cloudy weather obtained, with measurable ralnfallon two
dates amounting to 0.65 Inch, 0.31 abovo the normal fdr the week,
and 0.57 more than during the preceding week. The maximum temper
ature was 83, minimum 71, and mean 76.8, 1.8' lower than tho
weekly normal, and 0.5 lower than last week's. The mean dally relative
humidity ranged from 63 to 80 , and for the week was 71.4 '. North
easterly winds prevailed excepting easterly on the 7th with an aver
age hourly velocity of 7.3 miles. The mean dally barometer ranged
from .02 to .07 Inch above the normal, and the mean for the week,
30,01 Inches, was .0-1 inch above normal.
REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS.
(Note: TIip figures following llio iinnm of station Indicate the dato
with which llio week's rcpnit rinsed.)
ISLAND OF HAWAII.
Paukca Ranch (1) Hnlii Tell on Ihrco dates, amounting lo I ..'J
Inches, .18 Inch mure than lust week's. II. I". Heckloy.
Kohala Mill (.") Tlio menu temperature was 73.8". Ruin fell dally
mill nmounled to 1.49 Inchos, .52 Inch above the average, and .50 moru
than tho preceding week's. T. II. Mlllo.
. Kohala Mission (1) Showers oecnrrcil on tho last six dales and
iniioiiiilcd to 1.40 Inches, .53 Inch abrivo thy average, and .39 iiioio than
last week's. Dr. II. 1). lirmd.
Nlulll (3) Tho mean temperature was 7l.fi. Showers iirrnrri'il
on llio last flvo dates anil totaled l.Oi! Inches, .fin Inch moro than tho
previous week's, anil .07 abovo tho average F. 0. l'nclow.
Honokaa (2) Hull) fell on llvo dates anil amounted to l.fiO Inches,
.4fi Inch above the average., ami .85 more than lust week's. The mean
temperature was 7l.fi. 1 V. KnmiBcn.
Paauhau O) Tho mean temperature was 71.3. Showers occurred
on threo dates and nnioimted to .7fi Inch, .25 below tlio avcragu ami
.27 Ices than tho preceding week's,. H. V. Darker. t
Ookata (3) llaln fell on live dates heavy on tho 1st nnd totaled
3.10 Inches, 1 28 uhovo the average, anil .15 Inch moro than last wook's.
Tho mean temperature was 72.9. V. 0, Walker.
Laupahoehce (3) Light winds, Btormy seas, nnd talny iiIrIiIb
obtained. Tho rainfall was heavy on tho 30th and 31st, and ,for tho
week wiir 3.SG Inchos, 1.10 nbovo tho ivverago, and 1.32 moro than last
week's. 12. W. Darnard.
Honohlna (3) IIxccsslvo inlns 1.13 Inches fell on tho 1st. and
light rains on tho remaining dates, totaling D.19 Inches, 2.01 nbovo
Iho average, nnd 3.fi7 moio limn llio preceding week's. W. Klllot.
Hllo (3) Ilulns occurred on six dates heavy on tho 1st and total,
oil 3.81 Indies, 1.13 nhoe thu nvcrago, and 1.32 moio limn last wcok'p.
I.. C. I.yman.
Ponohawal (3) Italns occuried .dally exccsflve. 4.31 Inchos, on
Iho .1st amounting to .53 Inches, 3.8K moro than dm lug tho pieco
illntrvvcok. Tho mean loinporotnru was 72.1..!. K. (iiijiiallglson.
Kapoho (3) Tho mean temperature was 74.fi". Light northeast
winds uml cloudy weather obtained, wllh rainfall on Ux dales totaling
,S7 Inch, .81 below tho avoragc, and .59 less than last week's. II. J.
Kaueleau (2) llaln fell dally heavy on tho 1st and amounted
to 3.05 'Inches, 1,89 more than during tho previous week. Tho mean
temperature was 71 fi. F. 1. Webster.
Pahala (2) The mean temperature wns 74.8. Showers occurred
on three ilntO nnd nmoiinlcd to 120 Inch, that amount moio thnn last
week's, ami .55 less than llio nveiago. Haw. Agile. Co.
Naalehu (2) Haiti fell on four dates and nmounled to 1 OS Indies,
1.13 more than dining tlio previous week, and .75 Inch abovo tho nver; .
ut'o.-C. H. While. ,.
Kealakekua (3) Showers occurred on two dates "and iimnimtud to
19 Imli, 2.32 Inches less than during the preceding week. It. Wallace.
.Kealakekua (2) The mean temperature wns 73.8; There wcro
lour dales wllh rain, totaling 2.05 Inches, 1.78 moro than List week's,
and .19 lmli above tho nveragc Itov. S. II. Davis.
Puuwaawaa (5) On Hie 1st there was .53 Inch of rainfall. II. Hind.
ISLAND OF MAUI.
Huelo (3) The mean lemperatiiie was 72.1. Ilaln fell on six
dateii nnd nmniiuled In 3.fil Inches, .Ml Inch lesa than.diiiliig tho pre
ceding week. V. V. I'cigue,
Nahlku (.1) Kxi'uhsIvo rain, 3 05 Inches. Tell mi the 1st, heavy rain
on tho 31st, and showers on four dales, totaling fi.ni; Inches. .03 Inch
moio than the previous week's. The mean temperature was 71.0.
C. O. Jacobs.
Haiku (3) Light trade winds prevailed, wllh much clear, hiiniiy
weather, and bhowers on six dales amoimtlug to 1.08 Inches, .92 Inch
less tlriit Inst week's, nnd .01 below the average. Tho mean tempera
ture was 71.0. I). 1). Ilaldwln.
Hana (3D Slorniy wcalher prevailed on the last three days of
August. Showers occuried on the last six dates and amounted to 1.30
Inches tho num.' as last week's. The menu temperature was 70.5.
Heavy rains In tho mountains caused freshets In tliogullius. (1. O.
Klhel (1) HalnlesB weather continued, The mean temperature was
78.5. M. .1. Momn. .
Kahulul (I) Fresh "I radon." ami warm, rainless weather continued.
The mean 'temperature was 79.0. .1, A. Hattle.
Walluku (3) Tho mean temperature was 77.1. Cloudy weather
obtained, wllh traces of rain on two dates, .07 Inch less than during
tho previous week. llio. Frank.
Knanapall (3) Strong, squally NB. winds-prevailed on tho first flvo
days. The mean temperature was 77.0, and there was no rainfall, .11
Inch less than tho preceding week's. W. Itobb.
ISLAND OF OAHU.
Maunawill Ranch (I) Tho mean temperature was 71.5. -llnhiH
occurred dally heavy 'on the 1st and totaled 2.fi8 Indies, 1.38 abovo
tho uvoiupo, uml 1.92 moro than last week's. J. Herd.
Walmanalo (4) Tho mean temperature wns 79.4. Showers
occuired on threo dates nnd amounted to 1.00 Inch, .83 moro than tho
preceding week's, and .59 nlicmvtho nvornge. A. Irlae.
Manoa (I) Ilalus occurred dally heavy on tho 31st and amounted
to 2.1fi Inches. F. N. l'aiker.
Walawa (fi) Tho menu tcinpeiolutp wns 73.0", and tho rainfall 3.91
Inches, 3.57 more than during tho preceding week. The rainfall at tho
ditch was 11.71 Inches. A. I.lsler.
Ewa (5) Partly cloudy lo cloudy weather obtained, with licuvy
rains on tho 1st, and showers on tho (wo preceding dales, totaling 1.14
Inches, thai amount morn than last week's, and .95 Inch above tho
average. Tho mean temperature was 70.5. H. Mullcr.
ISLAND OF KAUAI.
Kllauea (I) A thunderstorm, attended -with ball and cxcosblvo rains
occurred on the 1st, Tho menu temperature was 75.1. Rain fell on
the llrst four dates and amounted In 3.51 Inches, 2.13 abovo tho average,
uml 2.7i more than last week's.- L. II. Ilorelko.
Lltfuc (I) Tho mean temperature was 75.fi. llaln fell on tho first
four dates excessive, 3.9.1 Inches, on tho 1st and totaled 1.15 Inches,,
3.S2 moro than Iho preceding vucck's. F. Weber.
Koloa (I) Thunderstorms, attended, with light rains, obtained on
Iho 1st nod 2d, nnd showers on Iho 29lh and 31st, amounting to 1.08
Inches, .07 Inch more than last week's, nnd .02 below tho average. The
mean temperature "was 77.1. On tho matikit lands tho rainfall was
3.12 Inches, Tho Kolon Hugnr Co.
Eleele (4) Dry mid warm weather obtained, with .35 Inch of rain
full, ,25 more Ihuu during Iho preceding week, McHrydo Sugar Co.
Makaweli (I) Tho mean temperature was 78.1. Itnln Tell on two
dates and totaled .iifi Inch, .15 below tho average, and .01 less lhan Inst
wcck.'s, Haw. Sugar Co,
Because Kauai Districts
Have No Other
l.lllUK.'Scpt f.. Kauai' Hoard of
(Supervisors held lis monthly meeting
last Wednesday unit ipilctly disposed
of the iMislnesfliiccuiiiuIaloirdiirlng Hie
past month, no excitement tint king
tlio proceedings of the county fathers.
Aflur the bills for tho month had
been corutlnlzed mid approved. Super
visor Knuds"ii Informed Hi" Hoard
Ihnt olciu of bin district had liupilred I
or mm now mi much of the County s
blacksmith work panic to ho given to
Japanese Instead .of lo citizens, For
bis part ho had fold tho Interviewers
(hat when possible It wns the policy
to give It In citizens. It was, however,
decidedly unpractical to semi a horse
or n mule woiklng in llaunpepe to
vvnimcil to be shod, it fourteen mile
trip, l'or that I canon us well some of
Iho shoeing and nomo smaller Jobs
which nceih'd Immeillato attention
had ben given' (o n Japanese black
smith living nt the place. Supervisor
Mellryde said that practically the
same thing could be said of his dis
trict At tho place where the macada
mizing had been going on, Knlahcn,
there Is no blacksmith nt nil. The
win It of sharpening tools, etc.. had
been offered lo Spanish residents but
had been refused b' them. The only
one who cared to undertake It was u
Japanese and he had consequently
been -given the work. In Iho other
districts the Interpellation was n mis
lit nnd therefore needed no nnswer.
lice Kill petltlo I tho Hoard that
ll build a read up the I.umahal valley.
There had onco been a road, trallle-'
able by earls hut this bad been closed
by Iho owners of the laud over which
It passeif. Then n trail had been
worked nlong tho olher sldo of Iho
river. N'gvv that bad been blockaded
by fallen boulders. The ipiestlon wns
turned over to Supervisor Knheo nnd
A letter from the McHrydc Sugar
Co. In reply lo a request for u right
of way for tho rclocalcd fIannpeHj
road stated that Iho corporation was
willing to grant It. but that some of
the laud wanted was fertile cano hind
and It wanted an exchange perfected
with tho government for similar land
where the government had such to
dispose of. The committee having
tho matter In hand was given further
Tho uamo was also tho fate of the
petition asking for tho removal of
Iio.idluna Mundou. ..-..
Supervisor Mcltrido was -given
authority to dlsposo of three old
horses nnd n young colt which 'be
longed to tho road department of hlrf
district. It being understood that the
proceeds bo applied to tho purchase
of an additional pair of mules..
Wnlnien needed n sprinkling wagon
for tho road betweon Keknbn und Wnl
nien which wasSjtnst going to pieces
owing to lack of Water. It was found
that It would take about threo months
to got n sprinkler hero and that Uhuc
within n Blunt tlfno would bo able to
lend Its wagon to Walmca until, such
time as tho mncndnmlrlng plant again
camo to the district when " now one
would bo a necessity. Thu Hoard
authorized tho Road Supervisor to put
In a brldgo nt Kckaba mill and anoth
er nt Pokll.
Hnnalcl wanted a stable for tho
mules In that district, the lumber and
roofing needed was on hand, nnd Su
pervisor Kahce only wanted authority
to put It up. It developed however,
that the County had no land cither in
fee simple or under lease there, and
tho Hoard did not feel inclined to put
up u building on somebody elso's land.
It therefore commissioned the Super
WILL TAKE ALL
Politicians Won't Hesitate
To Accept Coin In
Wnshlngtvu, Aug 20. There Isn't
going lo be any Sunday school ihiIUIch
fibout the campaign that will bo con
ducted by the congressional commit
lees of the two political panics. ,
That much Is announced on tho
very highest political nuthoilt) "Sun
day school politics" Is n phrase which
tho practical veterans of the game
use to designate politics based on
such ultcrlv Impractical rules an re
vising contributions from corpora
tions, pufillshcd before or after elec
tion and putting limitations on
smoontH that will be received
The national committees ma do an
I bey please about getting mixed up
wltli the nHlulnlty of altruism, tho
Utopl.iuisni of the uplift; but not for
tho congressional committees. They'll
make no promises except that Ihoy
prnjKise to win. If insjlble, by such
means us commend themselves, mid
with such Instruments an they can get
(heir hands on.
Experienced nnd seasoned old poli
ticians aio these gentlemen who aro
limning the congressional campaign.
They make small concealment of their
scorn for thu high-timed notions which
dictated the declinations about publi
city, corporation contributions uml nil
Inrri-nslnc until It nriicllrnllv ended Hut -us lo them well, ir any pro:
In one grand tho short torrent about pcroiis corporation wiints to glvo up
flvo In tho morning. After that tlmo lt wncy to help elect tho next Con
iiioro wm-n nrr.iHlnnnl uliowcrH hut ' gress II will bo ublo to obtain n re
nin brunt of thn storm had bcon.eclpt for IU contribution at either
Iluualcl stands nt the head of tho
list with it rainfall of four Inches for
tho night Thero must, however.
'have been considerably moro mauk.-i
ns tho freshet In the river was larger
thnn It has been for years, causing u
vlror from the district to look Into
Ihe matter of getting n lot.
Kawalhau wns authorized to go
nhe.ul with the regrnilfng of the ronil
at Knohc as far as the Annhola sldo
of the Molonn gulch.
Tho Iload Supeivlsors report for
the month stated that tho road be
tween Mann mid Kekiiha had been
repaired to the extent that tho appro
prlatlon allowed, and that tho lilting
In of tho ditches nlong tho road by
the dairy was nearly completed.
At Knlaheo the macadamizing of
2- miles of road bad been llnlshed
uml enough crushed rock had been
lelt lo bring the length up lo 2',4 miles
Tlio crushing plant had now been mov
ed to Koloa nnd would bo ready foi
operation In n few days.
In I.lhiie the Ilulcln grade bad iieeu
completed nnd the road Is now open
for trallle. Soino icgradlng had been
done at drove I'nnn preparatory to
macadamizing that pan of tho road.
Tlio Uawnlhau road force had been
at work on Ihe .Molonn grndo during
three weeks of the month nnd now
had It completed as far as (ho Japan
At llanalcl (lie road across tho flats
had been ditched, rounded up and
BAINS FOR KAUAI
l.llll'i:, Sept. 5. Knmil has receiv
ed n good drenching nt last, at least
In (he larger part of tho districts tho
drought Is broken.
llanalcl received n liberal supply
already last week nnd the travellers
coining from that part of the Isjand
hoic both verbal and vlslblo evidence
to (he iniidilincss of the road.
Monday night felt wllh a few Hashes
In tho i:.ist and a sprinkle that prom
ised n change In Iho temperature. And
It came, lletweeii eleven nnd mid
night It hroko loofe. Tlio showers
wcro copious uml freipicnt and thu
thunder nnd lightening were contin
uous and grand. The downpour kept
headquarter; nnd It Isn't at all likely
to bo turned down If It vvnnls to glvo
more than llO.OOu, either.
Some Intimation has been Indulged
of lato that tho congressional com
mittees will be made the wicked part
ners of thtlr respcctlvo national com-
great ileal of damage to tho rlco plan-'mlttees; that the national committees
ters In t Mime the gauge Bhowea.w'HI I'hiy the roles of u brace of Spen
3.95 Inches rain lo havo fallen. Injlows, whllo tho congressional com
Kealln maiika there wns a preclpltn-1 mlttees will bo tho Jorklnses. Any
Hon amounting (o 3.8ui inches whllo'littlo political stunt that Is too low
nt tho mill 1.60 was noted. Koloa got lown for the high-minded and super-
13 Inches rnln ninuka but only .75 nt lor national comjnlttccs, can bo pulled
the mill. At McIlrydo;s the rainrnii.wi "o cuugressiumu ciuiiiumcu
. nr t i .!.,. .1..- t ,..... .It ' aimli fit.. Ini-tniif-r. ui M.PelvltlF' n PfiTl
was i.a inciiuH vvuiiu iiiu iuimimL-ii
gauge showed 01 only.
The electrical display wns grand
during tho whole night, nt times keep
ing tho sky lighted for minutes nt tho
Hmo, und several of tho thunder-claps
wcro severe enough to distinctly
shake tho houses. Garden Island.
such, for Instance, ns receiving a con
tribution fiom a wicked trust, or re
lieving an octopus of Its entire visible
Tho public will bo satisfied If the
national committees give It detailed
accountings; that's all anybody has
promised lo do. Nobody said any.
thing about applying u lot of notions
to tho conduct ol the congressional
Mro Ifnln Ilrtu-fii-.l Irt.iilnt- nf llin.t
.i . ... ..... in committees; und thero nro reasons
mob In the recent rncc war n ,or beovI1B tmt nMy kml rrlcm, wno
Springfield. III., ends her llto with icomeH aionK wjti, liy Hucli well-meant
poison when indicted for murder.
Friends of .lames W. Rhodes, ells
missed faculty member of California
tuggestions will ho told, kindly but
firmly, to go soak his head and keep
his mouth shut
Oh, this campaign isn t going to bo
1 University, threaten to continue tho entirely made of denatured politics
"In.i.. ..i., n,r. t. thank ou. Thero will bo plenty of
fight against Professor Magec. th(j oIj.fashlonC(I WmI aniI lt ,, ,)0
ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
Maputehu (1) llaln fell on four dates nnd amounted to .55 Inch, .10
more than during tho precodlng week. Tho mean temperature was
77,0. C. C. Conrndt.
Molokal Ranch H) Tlio mean temperature was 75.fi. Showers
occurred on three dates and amounted to .11 Inch, .01 -taorn than thu
previous week's. O, P. Cooke,
WM, B, STOCKMAN,
AUCKLAND HARBOR, WHERE FRESENGE OF FLEET RENEWS TALK OF ANGLO-AMERICAN ALLIANCE
dealt In nt both headquaitcrs. lir
botli parties It has been carefully ex
plained that tho closest co-operation
will bo established between tho na
tional uml congressional committees.
Wherent tho veteran politicians wink,
point lo tho pledges of reform meth
ods, and laugh idiotically. Koine of
them havo even Intlmuted Hint thu
"Sunday school" methods are really
meant only for public consumption,
n nil that by tlio processes of main
taining u Jnrklus committee on tho
side, tho public can bo amply fooled
without m nil Inturfcrrlug with Iho
most practical and old-fashioned
MAY GREET FLEET
WASIUNCTON, I). C Aug. 27.
Tho Navy Department Is considering
the advisability of sending several
vessels now on tho home stations to
meet the Ilattlcshtp Fleet which la
now on Its way around tho world.
Admiral l'lllsbiiry, chlof of tho Hit
lean of Navigation, has considered
tho proposition for sonic lime, hut
lias miido no recommendation.
Tho Idaho, Mississippi, Montana,
New Hampshire, nnd North Carolina
are nil available for such nn assign
ment. It Is suggested that these ves
sels meet tho Fleet either nt Gibral
tar or tho Azores nnd become a part
of It. Admiral Plllsbury Is now nut
of tho city nnd upon his return tho
matter will bo taken up. It then
may be decided to send the flvo avail
able vobscls to Join Admiral Spcrry'a
Fleet in European waters.
John- nnd Peter Claudlancs glvo
details ot plot to dynnmlte James L.
Gallagher nnd link Foils PnutluvcrU
und Abo Ruct tu tho crime. .