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KVKN'INT, M'1.LKT1N HONOMJt.U i tl . SATURDAY, ITU 13, 1009.
QUEEN AS SEEN
Her InterYidW Given To
HER TALK WaS BRIEF; ' '
MADE GOOD IMPXE S10N
Is Employing No Attorneys But
leaves Her Claim To Delegate
and Friends in the
t.llluoknlnnl, runner Quocn of tlic
Hawaiian Islands, bent with ngp ami
her face cunii'il with lines of cure, re
ctlved, With n pitiful Semblance of
former dns, when she wlehleil the
royal scepter, a ilelcR.ttloii of nows
pnppr men esterdny afternoon,
through whom she mado her last np
pa to the people of the United States
unit incmhciu of CoiiRiess for recom
pense for the loss of ciown lands In
liei nutlvo Islands, nays the Washing
Thioughuut the Interview, the for
mer (Jneeii sal (.taring Into space, In
rllulng her head only when Interro
gated 1 I'rlnce Cupid, her neihew,
who, Willi (IvorKn .MrClell.ui. her
putKonul repiesentntlve. iul.-d us
Receive! by Prince Cupid
The collets we.e received by I'rlnce
Cupid, or, to give hint his ptoper ti
tle, Prince Jonah Kuhlo Kirinnljiin--ole.
When ull had urrived, Queen
l.llluoknlanl enteicd the room leaning
on the arm of Princess Kllznbeth ICa
ha mi Knatiwul Kalutilaiiaole, and Mr.
Mct'lellnn. She was dressed In a Ho-
loku drew, the nnttvu t'oyal attire
The Kown. Which Hung straight"0"""''''1 ut, WuBhlnRttin
ft om the Bhoulders, was of dark
Kra velvet, trimmed down tho' front
aid around the hodlre with deep red
elvet and lace, iter principal orna
ment was a lutge rameo pin, un heir
loom In' the faiiilly, made In Km ope
li nd presented to Kamchameha II by
a lelgulng monarch. She, wore only
two rings and n bracelet of native de
Alter greeting tho nowspaper men,
the forme- Queen lapsed Into silence
until shortly before tho interview was
at an find, whep she said:
"I want nothing fiom the United
States but justice, and, having failed
ti receive recognition from Congress,
I....... J l.t.J .... ...., (.. .1... ........In
through the press. If the people
llWw the exiict status of my case they
would Have thefr tepresentatlves
Congress do bomethlng in the mat
Has Aged Greatly
Queen I.llluolcalanl Is in tier seventy-first
year, and yesterday wbb tho
III it time H,he, has received newspaper
men l,nlj' ears. ' Since being do
prlved'.or'Vho HUvvatlan throne Jn
1X93; 'tMc Queen ha'i Aged 'greatly, i
I'fiuve come Jq; "Washington ngajn
li,pij'"'declliilnB'years to make a per
sonal 'appeal to 'Congress and the
American people for some compensa
tion for the Crown lands of Hawaii,
of which 1 wus deprived in 1893,"
said the former monarch. "I shall
ehiploy io uttorneB to prosecute' my
claim,' but shall leave It entirely to
Princq Kulunlannolc, tho Delegate
from 'Hawaii, and to those members
of Congress who believe that justice
requires borne action should bo taken
In tpy bchiilf.''
The statements of the aged Queen
wore npi'-hdrsh Ibvvnrd the United
States, khii showerf nothing but mild
rtpioochl Facta, and figures were
quoted js the HrUngest argument for
th'e gj-untlnR ofber claims. ,
Suo ald the Crown lands of Hawaii
were separata rroni the' general pub
ilb landsjjfthe kingdom, und wero In
tfukt for tho'rblgnliiB monarch nnd
hells'. Afl tho lailijs we'ro divided In
to three 'groups JiyrKamelfamehu III.
Oiio lijh went (o'tho chiefs and peo
ple, another puiii'bocame general pub
lic, lands, and ?the bther became a
(l list' fund dl- property for the pcf
s;iiul use and benefit, pf tlio monarch
itnd his sue'eessor to the throne. (
Area of-Crown Lands .
The statement of tho former Queen
was 111 part as follows:
J'DuHnR my reign ns Queen of Ha
waii, the urea of tho Crown lands was
nhout 1,006,000 ucrei; tho present
viiljae, of these lands lr .over $1-,-0d0,000v
';"i3'he. income frotn tho lands at tho
itne my government was overtliiowu
vvasipver $65,000 per car This sum
v,en.dlrect, to , tho wupants of tho
(hrcilie, In acirtltlon to tio privy puiso,
iiniountlng to .$20,000 a ear for
maintaining the royal household
, ("Three separate and valuable
pieces pf the Crown lands of Hawaii
have been tukon, for the direct use of
th'e Kedoral Government. One trnct,
udjolnlng Honolulu harbor, Is occu
pied by the1 Honolulu Naval Station,
IhcludliiR tho coallnR yards and two
wharves; another i Is the site of
Camp'Siiaf'ter, now 'equipped ns u pet
manent' military post. The third Is
just being occupied as a military post
"Tho portions of those IiiiuIh illrrc t
)y held nlid used by the United States
for military nud naval purpurea uie
nlonc worth $1,000,000. I
Furnished Armed Forces
"This Government did not take
there IhihIh tiimi me dlicells for It
ttlf, hut it did furnish the aimed
liiuo that enabled otlicis to inl.e
them. A Piesldent of the United
States, In a message to the Cougrciw,
based on carefully collected, evi
The lawful government of Un
well was overthrown without the
iltawlng of a sword or the firing of a
shot by a process every Btcp of which
Is dltcctly traceable to and dependent
for Its success upon the agency of tho
United States, acting through Its dip
lomatic and naval icprcsentatlvcs,'
"And now the United States Is hold
ing thoso very lands, having taken
them ns gift from the temporary
government which It had enabled to
seize them by aid of Federal forces.
"Hawaii has cost this nation noth
ing, ami besides adding valuable
lands to this nation by Its acquisi
tion, it lias been a Miitico of cash rev
enue. Although this Government ns.
Slimed $4,000,000 of Hawaii's debt,
the tush revenues to the Federal
Treasury since annexation have
amounted to over $10,000,000.
"Through the loyalty of tho Ha
waiian people I ran end my days
without actual want; but If this na
tion docs not coon 'net, It will forever
lese the opimrtunlty to make some
reparation for what one of its own
Presidents called nu unwarranted
"I nm now reconciled to tho change
of government In Hawaii, but I inn
too lo)ul to the United State to he
willing to be the uicaslon ut reproach
to this great nation when future his
tot Inns Shall tell how the Government
was enriched by accepting, without
(rmpensatlon, land It hnd assisted In
taking from a weaker sovetclgn.
Was Temporary Ftep
"When, in 1S98, 1 was Induced to
surrender my authority in order to
avert bloodjhcd, that action was rep.
u (seated to me ns a proper tempotnry
step till appeal could be made to the
"My icllnqulshmeiit of authority
slated that 'I yield to the superior
forco of the United States of Amer
ica.' and not to the forces of the rev
olutionists; and, 'now to avoid any
collision of armed forces, and perhaps
the lens of life, 1 do, under tkls pto-
test, and Impelled by said force, yield
my authority until such time ns the
Government of tho United Stales
shall undo the uctlon of its represen
tatives nnd reinstate me In tho au
thority which 1 claim as the consti
tutional sovereign of the Hawaiian
"Tho time has long passed "when
restoration to my throno could have
been made. Jlut, though fifteen years
h.ac n."ffcc ' havo 0- Bljen up hope
!u,ul n,s government win jet uiuko
ome reparation for my financial los,
jiiii, 111,1 nun uc uuur. win, iiijurj
to no one and with honor to thlt na
tion, to which I now belong."
Tho former Queen Is staying with
her nephew, I'rlnca Cupid, at 1110
l.tumchusettg avenue northwest Shu
wll remain In the city until Con
gress adjourns, when she "111 re urn
to uoV native Island. Her iIccIhIo.i to
appeal to tho people was made, sbo
tf.ld, Localise of former unsitccosbfnl
lillc presented bt'oro Congrck.
11 Is 'her belief that public acitl
ment may be aroufced to a point that
will force Congress to pay the bill ap
propriating $250,000 for her In lieu
of tho lost lands.
F0H TWO WEEKS
$ .75 SKIRTS, CUT TO $ .50
$1.00 SKIRTS, CUT TO $ j75
$1.25 SKIRTS, CUT TO $1.00
$1.50 SKIRTS, OUT TO $1.25
$1.85 SKIRTS, ,CUT TO. . ....$1.50
$2.25 SKIRTS, CUT TO... ,...$1.75
$2.50 SKIRTS, rur X0 $2.00
NUUANU below HOTEL.
Your machine will be' ready for
you when wo say it,Vill be. We
don't experiment on autoi'; wo repair
Von Hamni - Young
ALEXANDER Y0UNO BUILDINQ.
185 editorial rooms 250 bush
nesj offlcs. These are the telephone
numbers of the Bulletin offlcs. -
LETTERS FROM WOMEN
MRS. CURA L MILLER.
Thb following testimonials represent actual rxperluncoof overy-day llfo.
w omen w ho hav o been 111 and havo found a rellahl remedy iu I'cruna.
It means a great deal to the women of America o have at hand a remedy capablo of giving such rellof. Consti
pation, rheumatism, kidney trouble, bronchitis nnd a host of other catarrhal conditions aro relieved by l'oruna. At
least this Is what the nomen say. Thoy havo no object In saying such things, except to render truthful testimony
to their Bartering sisters.
l'oruna Is making such friends every day. It Is the testimony of tho people
Mrs. Clara L. Miller, lloxTI, Columbia
SU., Seattle, Washington, IT. N. A.,
formerly vice president of Skoogay
Country Club, writes:
"Nine bottles of l'erunn cured mo of
a protracted cane of bronchitis. There Is
no superior remedy that 1 know of, as
the action of l'erunn on tho vaaa motor
sy item of nerves is very beneficial. It
Increases tho tone of tho system and
aids naturo to perform her functions,
"I havo recommended It to a number
of my friends, who speak In tho samo
high terms of It. 1 havo certainly found
It a taost clUcaulous medicine."
Nervous, Tired and Weak.
Mrs. Clirlitln.iKmuUalla.-l'iO Wlnslow
Ave., Iluffalu, New York, U. K. A.,
writes: "I trust every one suffering
from systemic catarrh will read this
and profit by II.
"1 was In a very bad condition Indeed,
when 1 began to tnko I'cruna. and my
friends ns well ns myself wero very
much alarmed over my condition. I
was always nervous, could not sleep at
night, my food did mo no good, and 1
was always tired and weak. I tried
several doctors, but found no relief,
'Finally I took two luttles of I'cruna
and felt like a different woman. How
over, 1 did not stop there, but kept on
with It until I had taken sevcrnt Imttles,
when I felt completely cured,-nnd havo
remalued o aver since, 1 cau cat and
The following wholesale drucskls will
ORDINANCE NO. 2.
An ordinance directing and author
izing certnln Standing Committees nl '
tho Hoard of Silnervlsors to enenca I
and discharge nil employees 'oh suchlHJlil Committees, except Buch us are
Committees may deepi necessnry for '
the"munlclpal service to said Coin-
lnlttecs. assigned by the.J,tules.of tho
Hoard of-Supervisois of the City nnd
County pf Honolulu, tu preset Ibo the
duties and services of such employees,
and to fix their compensation; sub
ject to the disapproval of the Ilouid
ot Supervlsorujit tho City nnd Coun
ty Of Honolulu.
HE IT OHDAINKD by tho People
of thd City nud County or Honolulu:
Section 1. That tho Standing
Committee of tho Hoard of Supervl-
soru 6f the City and County of Ho
nolulu elected under tho Kulcs of tho
uald Hoard of Supervisors, known as
tliCj Committee on Ho.uls, Hrldges,
narbaga. Parks und Public Improve
mrntH, be and It Is heretiy dliectcd
and Authorized to engage nnd
charge 'nil emplojeea by such Cotn-t-cd by mo on tho 28th day of Janu
nlltteo deemed necessary to maintain ,nry, 1000, wiia on tho 4th day of Feb-
nnd perforin tho public work of thoiiuary, 190!t, nt a legular adjourned
City and County of Honolulu on tho
Roads, Hrldges, Unrbagc, Talks and
Public Improvements thereof, to pre
scribe tho duties nnd services ot said
employees, und lo fix their compen
sation. Section 2. That the
Commltteo ut the Hourd
I of Supervl-
nty of Hono-
sors of the City und Con
Idlu elected under tho Hulcs of tlioi
said 'llonid of Supervisors, Known asi
tho Commltteo on Tiro Department i
nud Ulectrlc Lights be nnd it Is hero
b) directed and authorized to engngo i
and discharge all employees by such
Commltteo deemed necessary to main-
lain und imprnvu tho Fuo System nnd
the Klectrlc Light System of thoj
City anil County of Honolulu, nnd to J
perform the public work thereof or until 12 m. of Monday, Maich 1st,
pertaining thereto, to prcjcrlbe tlio 1 100f, (or tho construction of a one
duties nud soi vices of such omployoes, i UiUm schoolhoubo at Anahola, Knual.
und to fix their compensation. I'Jmis and specifications are on Illo
Section 3. Thnt tho Standing in tha ofllco of the Supctlntondcnt of
Cctnmlttoe of tho Ilouid of Supervl-! public Works nnd mny nlso ho had
sora of the City und County of Hono-1 mi application fiom Mr. S, M. Hund
lulu elected under the Hulos of the i ley, School Agent, Kealia, Kauai,
said Hoard of Supervisor, known as All tenders to be on blank propo
the Commltteo on Public Hxpondl-B.ils furnished by the Public Works
tures, he nnd It Is hereby dliectcd and Department.
authorized to engage nnd discharge Tho Superintendent of Public
all emplojeea by such Committee j Works reserves the right to roject
deemed necessary to maintain a Hand 'any or nil bids.
for tlio City and County of Honolulu,
nnd to maintain all other municipal
bcivlco not othoivvliio piovlded for,
to in eaci Ibo the duties and services
sv win jmg&mwmM'jv&Jimiimtihv
MRS. S. L. JEWELL.
A Good Word for Pe-ru-na.
Mrs. S. I.. Jewell, It. V. I). 1, Frccporl,
rennsylvami, U. H. A., writes i
"Having used I'cruna myself for many
years with lienellclal effects, and ob
serving the good It has done others of
my acquaintance, I cannot but say a
good word In behnlf of I'cruna."
Keeps Pe-ru-na In the House.
Mrs. Maria Oncrtz, Orients, Okla
homa, U.S. A., writes: "My husband,
children and myself havo used your
medicines, and we always keep them In
tho house la. eof necessity, 1 was re
stored to health by this medicine, and
Dr. Ilartiiun's luvaluablo advice and
books, l'vople ask about mo from differ
ent places, and arc surprised that 1 can
do all of my housework alone, and that I
was cured bv tho doctor of chronic ca
tarrh. My husband was cured of asthma,
my daughtir of earacho and catarrh of
tho stomach, and my son of catarrh of
tho throat. When I was sick I weighed
100 pounds; now I weigh 110.
"Dr. Hantaan' remedies havoproren
to bo rellahlo and wonderful. Their
effect upon the system is remarkable,
l'cjuna quids tho nerves, and Is a great
peclflo for all forms of chronic catarrh.
"I am very clad tosny thatlcanvtrito
you that I am cured In every way of
catarrh, with which I had suffered ter
ribly for ten) ears. 1 ennuot thank you
enough lor y our adv leu."
supply the retail trade: BENSON,
df such employees, and to fix their
Sectlop 4. PIIOVIDUD HOWHVEIt
that said Committees shall at tho Inst I
Itegular meeting In each month, re
port to tho Hoard of Supervisors of
the City nnd County of Honolulu tho
persons tso engaged or discharged by
known as duy-laboicrs, together vvitn ;
the compensation so fixed, nnd If said
"oaid, by a majority vote, shall there
'upon uisapprpvo any action or saw
Committees, whether o: employment,
dlschnige, or compensation, such ac-
Hon ot said Ccnmlttecs, so disap
proved, shall be of no effect nftcr the
date of such disapproval,
Section C. This Ordlnnnco shall
take effect from nnd utter tho (Into
of Its approval.
Date of Introduction:
.limitary 11, l'JOO.
J. C. QUINN.
I, JOSI3PII J. riMlN, Mayor of tho
City und County of Honolulu, do
hereby certify that tho foregoing Or-
dls-'dlnniico liming been therctoforo vc
meeting ot tho Iloaid or Supervisors
of tho pity nnd County ot Honolfilu,
by motion duly made, seconded nnd
carried, icconsldcrcd by said Hoard
of Supervisors, und upon such iccon-
iclderatlun was passed by tho afllrm-
tithe voto of not less than flvo mem-
j hers of said Hoard.
JOSEPH J. TOItN,
Mayor of tho City nnd County
Dated this Otli day ot
4227-Koli. G, C, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, IS,
j SEALED TENDERS,
Sealed tenders will ho received by
tlic Superintendent of Public Works
Superintendent ot Public Woiks.
Honolulu, IVbiuaty 11, 1909.
MRS. MAMALA REID.
Thevars tho truthful Utterances of
that has mado I'cruna so Justly famous-
Constipation, Kidney Trouble.
Mrs. Mahala Held, Corbyvllle, Ont.,
"Your celebrated remedies havo been
a wonderful boon to mo In my old age.
I havo not bein In so good health for
several years as now,
"1 was troubled with constipation,
rheumatism and kidney trouble. A
llttlo over two years ago 1 completely
lost my health, becoming almost help
less, when a dear friend sent mo your
remedies, I'cruna and Manalln.
"I began to tako them, following the
directions on tho bottles. I very soon
began to fcol Ixnicfltcd by their use, and
continued to tako thorn.
"I am now completely recovered from
tho above ailments, iu fact, better than
1 have been for years past,
"1 cannot prnlso tho remedies too
highly and will always recommend
them to others." -
A Well-Known Remedy.
Pcruna Is a catarrh remedy that has
been In tho field for many years. Other
catarrh remedies have come and gone,
but tho reputation of I'cruna has out
lived them all.
I'eruna Is a combination of efficient
herbal remedies that wields a powerful
influence on all tho mucous mombraues
of tho body, and henco reaches vatarrb
w herov cr It Is located.
SMITH & CO., Honolulu, Hawaii.
NOTICE OF SALE OF GENERAL
LEASES OF LANDS SITUATED
IN K0NA AND IN1 KAU..ISL.
AND OF HAWAII. , ' J
At twelve, ocloilc noon. Mohduy,
Match 1, 1009,' at the front ehthpev
to the Judklapy J(illldlng, Hcmtilillif,
theio will bo wild at publ'lc auction,
under the Provisions ot fart G, Land
Act 181ir, (Sections 278-285 Inclu
sive, Revised Laws 'of Hawaii , Gen
eral leases of the following described
( 1 ) A portion of tho land ,of Ho-
nuuula, Noith Konu, Hawaii, contain
ing an urea of 2943 acres, more or
lcs3, nnd classed us grazing land.
Upset rental, $300.06 per annum,
puvublu scnil-aunuully In advance.
Term of Lease, fifteen (1G). years
fiom March-.!, 1909.
A condition ot the loose will be
that tho entile boundaries' of the
land shall be fenced with a lawful
fence within one. year following the
date of the lease, und t,hut this fence
shall bo maintained during the term
of the leaso,
Necessary rlghts-oNway for, public
use will bo icscrvcd across' the land.
(2) A portion of the land -of Ma
kaka, Knn, Jlnwitll, containing an
n lea of IK'S acres, more or (ess, of
which 170,08 acres Is classed as ng
ricultutal land and the bnlfince pas
turo land. '
Upset rental, $600,00 per annum,
paulila boml-unnually in advance.
Term of Lease, ten (10) years
fiom May 1, 1909.'
(3) A portion ot the land of Ma
l.alm, Kau, Hawaii, containing an
atea of 80,45 acres, more or less, and
classed as agricultural land.
Upset rental, S2G5.Q0 per unnum,
payable semiannually In udvance.
Term of Lease, ten (10) years
from May 1,4909.
ii) PottlOns ot Lots 22 and 23,
Kuiinaiittinb Homesteads, Kau, Ha
waii, toiltillnilig nn nr'ea of J1.95
anus, lo bo leased as pastoral land.
Upset leutal, 110.00 per nninini,
payable semi-annually In advance
Term of Lease, fifteen (15) yeara
fiom March 1, 1909.
The l.essco will bo required to
plant upon this land, within two
years fiom date of leaso, an uver.igo
of not less than twenty (20) Illuo
(Sum Tices per acre, for tho whole
area. No single acre to have less
than ten (10) trees thereon, and all
lues to bo maintained in good grow-
sen. L?. Foliette's Bill
For Public Control
HOW WESTERN UNION DAS
GAINED GKEAT PROFITS
Oovernnient Once Owned All Tele
graphs What Investigation
Shows of Present
Washington A bill to make the
telegraph companies a part of the
liosfal scrvlcu Is belnrt preptred by
86hfttor Ilobort M. La Kpllclto of Wis
consin. This Is In lino with ('resident
Ilooscvelt's rccommendntlbn thnt tho
lercgraph bo brought under govern
ment supervision. It will also bo In
lino with a report soon to be mado by
,lho bureau of labor In response to a
Senato resolution calling for an In
quiry Into tho telegraph business.
'Originally, the government owned
the telegraph. In 1844 Congress ap
propriated (30,000 to build tho first
telegraph line, which wns between
Washington nnd Ualtlmorc. This wns
under government management nnd
ownership until 1S47, when, ns the re
sult or miBiaKen notions ot economy,
It wns turned over to private owner
ship. This course was taken against tho
earnest protest of sAch public men us
Henty Clay and tho then Postmaster
General Cavo Johnson. Professor
Morso, tlio Inventor of the tclegiaph,
believed strongly that tho government
should operate It exclusively as an In
strument for convojlng Intelligence
Just as It operates the malls. Ho
voiced these opinions emphatically nt
various hearings held by congressional
The Investigation ot tlio bureau of
labor has shown thnt tho telegraph
business hns been Immensely profit'
able. Although there has beon a slight
falling off In tho roliirnr, during the
last year or so when the earnings, of
the companies cove; lug tho long
period between 1847 and the present
time, aro summed up. It Is found that
tho returns liaVe been almost beyond
belief. ' Tho total physical assets of
tho companies' could, it Is found, bo
reproduced ut U Cost of about 130,000,
Tho companies, however, aro now
paying dividends on a capitalization
of something over $100,000,000. The
total amount represents, Iu large part,
stock jssucd ns dividends, or for tho
purchaso ot other companies at exor
bitant prices. Former Postmaster-
Oenoral Wnnamuker, when trying to
secure a postal telegraph, investigated
this subject and camo to conclusions
which bo Btatod as follows:
"Accofdlnp'to uncontrovcited state
ments mado befuru your honorable
committer), HliQ capital stock of the
Western Union Telegraph Company In
lets nrnt, ttKU TAil . Tlw. utr.nl ,11 . I
. nun .Y..UU,, uu,, u Biuwi .....
d(iniU declared between 1858 and 18GG
amounted t6 $17',8ld,14C, und tho stock
issued lor new lines was i,u.w,U5ii, so
that the capital stock on July 1, 18611,
"In 1806 new block vvrh created to
thd nmoitnt of $20,450,500, so that Iho
total capital of tho Westetn Union on
tho first ot July, 1807, wab $40,586,300.
Tho largest dividend declared by tho
company up to 1874 wns 414 per cent.
Tho largest amount of stock ever di
vided nt ono time was $10,000 0j0, and
for a iierfod of seven ycurs the divi
dends wero hbaut 100 per cent n year
on Its uverag3 capital.
"It was by adding dividends to divi
dends hnd by piling tho ono up on top
of tho other that this tremendous
ilmount of $46,00),00b of capita) and
debt vvns created. Tho iilstoiy of tho
company shows no change of policy.
"Jn 1874 the comphny bought up Its
own stock itnd till1 (stuck of other tele
graph compunlcti am) accumulated a
fund ot over $15,000,000', which was
Held in ono shape or another in tho
treasury of tho compaily. As Invest
inc'nt of $1000 In 1858 In Western
Union stock would havo received up
to the present time, (1890) stock divi
dends of more than $50,000 and cash
dividends eqtinl to $100,000, or 300 per
cent ot dividends a ear.
"Theso have beon some of the divi
dends declared: In 1802, 27 per cent:
In 1803, 100 per cent; Iu 1864, 100 per
cent! In 1878, $0,000,000; In 1881, on
of $16,000,000 and another of $4 300,
000; In 188C, 25 per cent, Tho West
ern Union plant, exclusive or Its con
tracts with tho railroads, could be
duplicated for $35,000,000. Its present
capital Is $85,960,000. It has realized
Ing condition, dining tho term ot
Hcservatlops regarding land re
quired by the Government for settle
ment or public purposes will be em
bodied In each of the above lenses.
For Maps und further particulars,
apply at the office of tlfo undorslgned,
Judiciary Hulldliig, Honolulu.
JAS. W. PHATT,
Commissioner of Public Lands.
Dated, Honolulu, Oaliu, T. II., '
January 28, A. D. 1909.
4222 Jun. 30; Feb. 6, 13, 26, 27.
$100,0.00,000 of nut profit III 23 Jeiliu
by its high chat Res."
It will be .minted out by Senator La
Folletto In his argument on this sub
ject thnt tho enormous profit of tho
telegraph business might well havo
been used to wlpo out Iho deficit In
tho post office department nnd to Im
prnvu the postal and tlio telegraph ser
vice. It Is tlio belief of good authori
ties that lower telegraph rates would
havo resulted In n greater uso of tho
telegraph and would In tho end h.ivu
brought greater profits.
Thin has been tho experience of all
tho pi fuel pal nations of tho world.
For In ulmost nil other countries tho
telegraph s) stems, are under govern
ment supervision or ownership. It Is
often stated by Interested parties that
these sv stems are run nt a Iosh, Thof
contrary, however Is tho truth.
Tltn maul, iiT i Krltipliiu' rntfia In Pnia.
sin, Hclgliim, Switzerland and Great ",
llrltaln was a surprise even to tho nfll- 6
clnls of thosu countries. In Franco, i
whero the rate vvns I educed 03 per
cent, tho result wns an Increnso of 64
per cent in messages. Iu Prussia, a
reduction of one third In tho rato wns -
followed by an Increase during thu
first month of 70 per cent Iu messages.
In Switzerland, where tho rato vvns
cut 50 per cent, In tho first three
months theio was nn Increase of 90
per cent in messages. In Hngland n
reduction of 33 or cent brought un T
Increnso of 100 per cent In the lues- .
sages iu two years. Iu Ilelglum, n re-
ductlon of 66 per cent increased tho i
Inland messages SOO per cent in flvo I
ears and tediiced the cxpenseii on
ench message neatly 50, per cent.
Comparisons between tho United
States and such countries ns Ilelglum,
l'russln nnd Oreat llrltaln uie usually
met with tho statement that thu great
er distances In the United Slates
make telegraphic conditions so differ
ent that such compnilsons ought not
to bo made. When u couipailson Is
suggested, however, between Austra
lia and the United States this ob
jection does not lie.
Australia has practically tho samo
nren ns the United States. Its total
population, how over. Is about 4,000,
000 as compared with 86,000,000 here.
Tho dimculty In cost of building und
maintaining telegraphs In Australia Is
necessarily much greater than In tho
United States. Nevertheless, tho
Australian telegraph s steins is run
by tho government without loss and
tho rates ate less than half nud very
nearly ono third of tho rates In tho
United States. This result is accom
plished by the economy wi ought by n
combination between thu postal and
the telegraph organizations. Prac
tically every Kistol!lcu Is n tclcgtnph
In Australia there nro 6000 ost of
fices to meet the requirement of 4.000,- ;
000 of people ono for every 666 peo- i
plo; nnd moio than 3000 of tlioso-aro
also telegraph stations being nboiit
one to nbout 1300 persons. In tho k J
United States there nro 27,000 lelo- I
graph stations for 80,000.000 people, I
cr n telegraph station for overy 3000
In the United States there nro "7,
000 post-offices, which Is, roughly, a
post-office for every 1000 pet sons.
Tho Australian ratCB for telegraph
ing nro theso: For town nnd subur
ban messages suburban meaning '
practically a radius of 10 miles bound
the city limits tho rato fixed Is 12
tents (or a messago not oxeeedlug 10
vvords, wlilch Includes tho addioss nnd
slgnnture. . For hiessages to any point
within tho same stnto from which they '
aio fcent the chnrgu Is fixed ut 18 1
ccntB for tho samo number of words. j
For messages to uny other state with- '
In tho commonwealth the thai-go for
n message of similar length Is 24
cunts Iu all cases tho charge for
extra words beyond tho 16 Is n uni
form into of two cents n word. Do
llveiy Is made within n -alius of ono
mile from the lecelvlng office und for
this thoro Is no charge.
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