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CIRCULATION LARGEST 01' AiJY
in the Territory
Editorial Rooms, - loo
1 Business Office, - 256
I i. lillut who i ili with niilnwl-
aMIe ton '
I crnlnil's Inn ilii mil iveiy
lounin liii hi nwii
I dnn l think m il In- iiiImumI I m
mire lied mil ' t,M l"''
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There I no Ameikan ilt with hot.
prospect Minn Honolulu under,
i. in nn n l miff unlit 3 ol the coun-'
I It Is imtronlicil li the largest nml
. . tin- smallest business houses of the
Hawaii stands loi a strung Navy li There Is lint a progressive bus-
id Inlands mi' so shunted Hint the Uush house In the clt that Is not
ople hate dallt and hour!) lessotiH n pieiieulcil In tliu advertising col-
i the iijvnf up. esKlilcs fur the pies- u'.nm of this paper
vcitlon of the munti.t s Integrity. .
I Win nlteniiit to retard the nroR-
How man l. slidnlois ore reolb iem of County goernment? All the
iixIoum to sin ml iu dns each lesimnslbllltles Hciiresentatlve Shln
nir In H.i' i.iitu mil Hi r The gje mont()n8 are nmttcrs proncrly
no who i ii inv i f his on (ontrolled liy each community. And
ii attend in ml. in a-, well lie lu J.ill.
Hawaii is i ( t tin i ,1 place where1
i i-nibeni ii lijlsloilve bodies seem
ii think Hint elaborate oruton about
.lOthliiR Is ono of the qunllfUntions
of an Ideal ,ereientallvo of the P ,
Hawaii has no nice problem though
lis population Includes n great ml-
iuio or rare i-;veiy man is sup
.Mwed to know that It Is n part of his1
duty to lle at peace with his uolgh-'
Thut resolution for nniiual nun-
Mons of the l.cgltlaturo should lie
laid beside the rotoho nsklng Con-
Cress to Kuspend the coastwise siilp-j
ping laws in their application to tin-
Iteuiemlier that Hawaii Is a Tcrrl
Uny not a Possession." 12cry clt
Uen should Join In upholding the dig-
nun In biimhrd with those whom we
A five-cent tariff on (ofTeo will bo
the American larmern opportunity
In Hawaii, Porto RUu, and the Phil-
Ippines And It will not cost the poor
limn n ient more to supph his break-
Hawaii Is the only Island sei Hon of
Hie" United Stutcs that bus stood by
the Amerlonn merchant murine and
Ilieieby helped to keep the Ameriiaii
I'hiR fioimbelim wiped off the race, people mu buying, the following llg
ii I I be waters. lures are taken from the statistical
-j r- 'tables, showing tho total value for
Ei-Govoinor Carter Is about to
talk again. This time It is tho sa
loon question. It ho goes as far;
astray on this as ho did on the Amer
lean farmur, tho people will bo In
tcrostcd but hardly Instructed
Willie Hawaii continues to tnlto
pride in lis publlc-Echnol system, no
Legislature will ae money by re
ducing the salaites of teachcia or
turning Utile chtldi on ant ot school
by changing the nge for compultoiy
Hawaii's exhibit nt thn Alatka
Yukou Imposition will Inwilve an ox
pondlturo of fully $100,000. That
means Hawuil will bo woll represent
ed nt tbo great summer nsfeombly of!
people from all tho world to seo whatj
lias been dono In tho Now West of i
Hawaii County has at last come to
its Bootes. The peoplo nro demanil-l
lug tho appointment of n County Uu-j
glnoer. Ijad the proper attention '
been given to public, affairs during !
the last two years their raids would
have been substantially built und
thousand)! of their dollars rnveil.
Of course advertising pas. II u 1 -I
e M n patrons tiro doing more busl
. OMB because the udvorlico In this
best medium or Honolulu and Ha
waU. Jtore tourists are coming to
tbo Islands because tho Promotion
Committee has can led on on adver-
tieing campaign Tho Ilnwnllnii
plneapplc crop is beginning to mmo
bemuse tho produi em uio spending
money In iidveitUlug
It is mighty poor busiiiosa when
taiidldillM for offlco lue to talbo u
Pci s Moiitu 9 fJl
IV' Wai nyihrrr In V ft l.oo
Wi Year, anywhere tn Lanithi I. no
lirrat tHaid loftiRti .... 3.oo
Entfird nt the rmtofTirr at Honolulu
a -n-vond dm nutter
MARCH 25, 1900
i against t iipctbaggcrs" In order
i" i" I lii' It ii 1 1 c I I u m candidate
lui I nltoil SiuUs District Juilgo cull
stand against untune here or In the
States on hi meilt,s ns n citizen, a
.Jurist, anil tin oltlrer ot the (loverti-
An nn evldcme of the rcpiitntlon
and standing ot the U v c n I n K
II u I 1 c 1 1 n It Hhotihl he noteil that
fn(.i (omiuunlty will jicrform tlieso
duties properly when tho power of
taxation In glcn tho Counties nnd
the taxpayers Make up to public bus.
HAWAII AS CUSTOMER OF MAIN"
I'ew people of the mainland appre
ciate v, li.it n splendid customor the
Territory of llnwall Is for tho main-
land manufacturer and oon tho
Not only does this Territory buy so
laigely In foreign mnrkcts that the
rustoius duties collected nt custom
houses of this collection district
uniount to moio than a million and u
half of dollars annually, hut it is also
I the purchaser of millions of dollars
worth of merchandise lu the "home
iiiiii Lets. It should bo noted In pass
ing that cicty dollar collected at our
i custom house goes to the Federal
clally-favorcil basis of the "posses
Islons," I'orto Illco nnd the rhlllp-
pines, that have their customs rove
nues for their own treasuries.
At tho end of tho twelve months
ending with December ot 1908 tho
statistics of the Depaitmcnt of Com-
mono and liboi kiiow that Hawaii
'pun based men halidliu In the uialii-
lund uuikels alucd lit $lri,217.2 I.!.
And, veill, the butcher, tho bal.ei,
und the landliMtUlt-m.ikci ciuiu lu
foi n shaiu of the hales made.
To give a uoliei.il Idea of what our
! the twehe months of 1908 In each
Animals' cattle, hors
es, etc 214,79.-1.
Cam, carriages, Inclu
ding autos 483,611.
icines, etc 296,44 I.
Clot kn and watches.. 17,531.
clothing, etc 1,381,223.
I'lsh, laigely canned,
Binoked, etc 323,180.
Fruits and nuts, In
i hiding apples, or
Class and glassware. 96,710.
1 1 on and steel manu
Leather and manufac
tures of 4 47,873.
Meat nnd dairy prod
Oils, mlneinl 1,213,840.
Spirits, wines, malt
Sugar and molasses. . 71,638.
Tobaico and manu
factures of '527,380.
Wood und manufac
tures of dfll.lSS.
Wool nnd manufac
tures of 207,855.
Any business man can readily un
deistuml fiom these llHiues that Hn-
wull Is n good maikut for tho man
with goods to sell and the rainier
jpiollts Horn tho puichaslng powei or
Iluwiill In rail pioportlon with the
Dili lug this same period ending
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
will buy a new, modern home
in Mnnoa Valley. Easy terms
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
with December 1908, Hawaii Import
ed from foreign countries merchan
dise to the total value of 4,374,riCT.,
of which 1,SG4,403. canio from Ja
pan, SC04.78S. from llrltlsh India,
$491.13". from the United Kingdom,
$403,123. from Chile, $3r.3,177. from
Australia, nnd $204,908. from Ger
man). All the domestic merchandise was
carried lu American ships, and of tho
total $Ui, 217,243 of merchandise
handled In the ear, $10,325,GGC.
canio through the Tort of San Fran
cisco, $2,377,SC9. through New
York .and $2,214,474. through 1'uget
Of the total $11,027,148 that Ha
waii sent to the mainland In the
snino period, $20,712,773. worth went
through the l'ort of San Francisco
and $20,225,677 through Dclawaio
Hrcalcwatcr, the latter being almost
exclusively sugar shipments for the
A copy ot today's II u 1 1 o 1 1 n will
go to cery member of tho United
States Senate and House of Iteprc
M'ntnthcs. Kach copy will havo per
formed Its mission If It assist in
swelling the number of National leg
islators who, becoming more Inter
ested in what wo hao here, will find
It necessary to lomp and i-ee for Ihcm
s'Ues. For Rent
Alapall Street $25.
Kaplolanl St. (For Adults Only)
$40. UNFURNISHED COTTAGE
Cor. Pllkol nnd Wilder Ave.-
Two bargains In MANOA VALLGY
EIGHT LOTS AT KAIMUKI
A (lood llu !
COR. FORT AND MERCHANT STS,
MILES OF SEA BRIDGED BY ONE
No more common fallacy exists
concerning Hawaii thnn Hint oitgl
nnlly fosteied by the opponents of
the annexation, regarding the owner-
'ship of the sugar plantations of the
The presenco of wealthy and Influ
ential firms conti oiled by llrltlsh and
Ocrman citizens has created the Im
pression ecn In the Islands nmong
persons who' ought to know better
that n very largo share of the sugar
Interests that have been protected by
the American tariff Is owned b) foi
clgneis. FnctH arc stubborn things, and In
this connection are Ncr gratifying
to tho American.
I Accurate statistics compiled during
the Inst year show that of tho stock
In all tho Biigar roiporatlons of the
.llnwallan Islands oer eighty-five per
cent. Is held by American cltlzcnM.
Out of a total of 6,7 1 2 stockholders
In all the sugar corporations, 6,114
are American citizens.
Of tho total 1,875,548 shares ot
Hock In sugar corporations 1,689,183
arc owned by Americans,
Of the totnl par alue of $71,538,
792 represented In the sugar corpor
ations, $63,314,902. are owned by
As every sugar property' of any slzo
Is under corporate ownership, these
figures demonstrate undlsputably that
the American tariff is protecting
American enterprise in Hawaii, and
American citizens are reaping the
benefits to be derived therefrom.
Another popular error is that tho
sugar securities held by Americans
lira either In the hands of the Sugnr
Trust or of the late Clnus Sprcckels
and his sons.
There Is no sugar-producing sec
tion of tho United States whero tho
holdings of the Sugar Trust aro less
than In the Hawaiian Islands. Tho
Trust Is not represented In n single
corporation directorate and Is more
antagonistic to Hawaii than friendly.
Although the lato Claus Sprockets
laid tho foundation for his great for
tune In the sugar Industry ot the3o
islands, his holdings ot sugar stocks
and the holdings of his sons In the
business and property of the Islands
was comparatively Insignificant at
the time of his death. After leaving
tho Islands Mr, Spreckcls gradually
cold his Interests here. The great su
gar plantation of Sprcckelsvllln hns
been developed to Its present state at
prosperity and carried on In recent
years by tho Baldwin Interests,
among whom the controlling factors
are men born and brought up In tho
Not only aro Hawaii's sugar secur
ities held by Amei leans, hut they aro
ery widely distributed. Thcro Is
hardly a clerk, a merchant, n profes
sional man or wgman, a school-teacher,
or a workman In Hawaii who hns
money laid by that has not a good
share of that surplus lnestcd In su
gar stocks. Furthermore, the stocks
and the bonds are held by hundreds
on the mainland whose personal or
financial relations hne brought them
to u knowledge ot the Islands and
No more grieous mUtake could bo
mnde than to assume that the Indus
tries of tho Territory ot Hawaii aro
not American Industries. Although
It Is claimed that the proportion of
American labor on the plantation Is
not as largo as It should be, tho revo
lutionary conditions forced on the
Inilustrj since tho annexation ot the
Islands Is slowly but surely foiclng
a change In this direction.
It can he truthfully said that tho
present protectee tariff on sugar is
bringing comfortable prosperity to
thousands of Americans.
If this tariff wero changed It would
bring ruin to theso thousands, mnko
fertile fields a useless, weed-bearing
wnste, and bring to certain failure
Indeed make Impossible tho efforts
to more thoioughly Americanize the
Industry by a more genoral represen
tation of the citizen workman lu the
mill and In tho fields.
AVERAGE SUGAR CONDITIONS.
It Is true that Hawaii has been
prosperous. Yet all too frequently thn
Territory's Industry Is Judged by the
standards of extremes thut spread
abroad a very wrong Impression of
Somo of Hawaii's sugar plantations
have paid very hnndsome .dividends,
but tho average dividend paid by ull
sugar plantations on the totnl capital
invested in sugar was for the live
Linen and Pique
JUST IN BY EXPRESS
Latest Eastern Models
$18.50 to $30
years ending with 1906 only 4.6321
per cent. i
This of course Includes the wenk'
plantations with the strong, but this
method of computation must ho used
In gain an accurate Knowledge of
cenernl conditions. J
Ccrtnln Ileitis of particular planta-1
tlons hne ghen world record-breaking
yields, yet tho average 'yield per
ncro for tho eighteen months' crops
In Hawaii Is only 4.403 Ions per acre.
Computing this yield on a basis of
equality with sugar countries like
Cuba, where n crop matures In tho
twelvo months, the average yield of
Hawaii Is hut 2.935 tons por acre, i
Theso figures Indicate that, had
tho protective tariff on sugar been
reduced ono-hnlf n cent a pound for
the llc yenrs ending with 1906, nil
the dividends paid dining those yenis
would hne been wiped out und base
left the entire Industry without any
return on the Investment after allow
ing for depreciation.
I.J1 1 ! 1X1 UJMi
THE INDUSTRIAL EDITION.
The 11 it I 1 o 1 1 n's Industrial IMI
Hon for 1909 Is the third Issue of
this character published by this pa
per since 1898, the year Hawaii was
annexed to the United States.
The data for the Industrial section
of this yenr has been obtained with
tho samo painstaking caro ot previous
periods, A representative of the 11 u 1
letln has visited each sugar plan
tntton of the islands nnd gone over
the ground cither with tho manager
or bis assistants. Tho facts nnd fig
ures have been reviewed by both the
managers nnd tho agents of the
properties, und every effoit made to
assure readers absolutely rcltablo In
formation while telling tho story of
on Industrial progress In readable
Ono of the leading plantation man
agers of the Islands writes the II u I -1
e 1 1 n that tho descriptions of tho
various plantations given by this pa
per are thu best ho has ever lead
Another tells us that he keeps tho
latest Issue of tbo Bulletin Indus
trial Folltion constantly handy for
reference In plantation matters.
This shows that the work dono by
tho Ii u I I c 1 1 n has been reliable,
and the ordinary dry detail of techni
calities In the field and mill Is bun
dled in an effective style.
Special attention Is, of course, giv
en the suga,r Industry becauso It Is
tho one great source ot prospci lty in
Hawaii. It Is the Industry on which
the financial life ot every menrhant,
every banker, and ovcry otfior Indus
try depends. New enterprises sue
constantly being developed, but tho
money to back them nnd test them
nnd put them on their feet hns come
In dealing with theso smaller
growing industries of the Islands, tho
II u 1 1 e 1 1 n has used the same care.
Pineapples and coffee offer splendid
possibilities If fostered in tho friend
ly way that has made American pros
perity at once the wonder mid tho
envy of the world. The status of
theso branches of Industry, also of
tobacco, rubber, and other of Ha
waii's agricultural products Is de
scribed by persons specially Interest
ed nnd able to speak with authority.
The edition of this year sets a
higher standard thnn previous years
in the extent ot tho Held covered and
the nttrnctlvo form in which thu
data is put before the reader. It Is
the only complete, authorttatlvu
statement of the condition ot Ha
waii's Industries published.
Tho Scnatu Is sitting In Commltteo
of tho Whole this afternoon, consider
ing Iho election law.
Llttlo Willie (looking vp rrom hook)
"Say, pa, what's tho I'cad or night?"
Pa "The dead ot night must be
ghosts, my sou."
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