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rvbn'in'o bulletin. Honolulu, t. it., friday, jiii.y in, mon
PI10VIOINO FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A PLUMBING IN3PCCT.
OR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, PRESCRID
ING THE POWERS AND DUTIES 6F SUCH PLUN'QINQ IN.
6PCCT0H. LCTAELISHING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR
THE PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE OF BUILDINGS AND THE
CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSE SEWERS IN THE CITY AND
COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND PRE3CRI3ING PENALTIES
rOf! THE VIOLATION OF THE PH0VI3I0NS OF THE OR.
in: it ordained iiy tiii: people ok the city and county
Section .1. Tim Roard of Suporvtitori; of the City nnd County of
IIoiioiiIii ihnll hiMilnt a rultuole person an Plumblti,; Inspector of
the City unci County of Honolulu, who,e nullity thall lie fixed Iiy the
lionrd of Sup-rvinirs. Said Plumbing ItMli'ctoa- ihall have nil of the
powers ami Uiall perfoim nil or thu duties hereinafter provided, nml
shall have mtili other powera nu.l nerfniiu such ottiiT iltitlua as may
Ii.'rearior bo designated Iiy the Ronid of Suporvltors.
Section 2. From nnd nftep thy passage of this Onllnincc, It idiall
lie unlawful for any poison or petsons, linn or cnipointlon to carry
tiii Ihi' business or or ilo any plumbing work In thu City ami County
ol Honolulu, until he or they shnll have first registered at the olllco
or the Plumbing llitpector.
Section 3. The Treamuer ol the City ami County shall Issue to
any perton or iierwins, 111 in or corporation who hits registered in
iieciiiduncc with the iruUlonn or Section 2 hereof, a license to ilo
plumbing work In the City nml Count) of Honolulu.
.No license rliiill bo granted tor more than one year or the unexpired
Ix.'ilod thvteot; all licenses kIi.iII oxplto Uui the Hint iluy of July of
'the annual fee for such license shall he tho sum of Ten ($10.00)
Dollars, which rco tlr.ill bo paid to the Tiuisurcr of the City ami
Section 4. llcforu or at the time n license ig Issued ns provided
In hecnon 3 lineof, the applicant therefor, shii.l give u bond to thu
City ami County of Honolulu In the nun of Five Hundred ifSiM.bii)
Iridium, with good nml suillcleni Kinetics for the falthrtil discharge
ol his or their duties under this Ordinance, which bond Bhall he nppiuir
l by the Hoard of Supervlsois.
PLANS OK HOUSE PLU.MHINO TO UK FILED.
Section u. Any iierson or iersons. Him or coi iteration before do
ing any plumbing work In any bulldlu of any -description within
the City und County of Honolulu, except in case or stoppages In pliea
or repair of leaks In drains, lent pipes, waste pipes, faucets, valves
nml water supply pipes, tdiall flie with tho Plumbing Inspector, plans
ami Bpecllicatlous which shall clearly show and Indlcnto thu entire
wink ti) bu donu, the number and character or nil fixtures, thu tlzu
and locations or all drain, waste, soil and vent pipes, traps and clean
outs, and whether connection is to bo inado with' thu sewer or with
Tho plans and specifications shall bo accomplished by nn applica
tion, written In Ink upon blanks furnished by the Plumbing Inspector,
Riving the name of tho owner or owners of the iitoperty and the exact
location of tho same, together with such oilier Information as may
bo requited Iiy thu blanks, ami no part ol suih work shall lie done
until n permit authorizing thu same shall have been issued by the
Plumbing Inspector, v
KKB FOR PERMIT.
Section C. No permit shall b Issued to any person or persons,
f.rm or corporation for doing plumbing woik In the City und County
or Honolulu, until the sum or $2".U0 lias been paid to the Plumbing
Inspector therefor, provided that thU provision shall not apply to
tho repair of leaks in drains, vent pile, waste pipes, faucets, valves
or water supply pipes, or In the lemnval or obstructions In pipes.
One penult shall biHHce for ono, building ami one outhotiso only.
DISPOSAL OF PLANS.
Section 7. Winn a permit is Issued, the application, rlgncd by
t'o person or persons, lhii or coriuuulou, together with tho plans
iui specifications, shall bu I) od wlch 'tho Plumbing Inspector and
i hall theiearter lemnln in the eustoi!) ol said Inspector. When It la
desirable to make changes In thu plumbing work from that shown
on tho plans and speclilcitlnns ns hied, tho person or persons. Hint
or corporation to whom the permit lias been Issued shall glvo notice
or such changes, nml If such changes urp round to bu in accordauca
with the provisions or this Ordinance, such changes shall bo allowed.
SEWER CONNECTION REQUIRED."
Section S. In the construction it-construction or alteration or
any building or any tlescilptlon In which plumbing fixtures nre to
ho placed all plumhln1! work shall he connected with thu public sewer,
Allele such sewer is uccesrlhlo and. whcic there 1b no sewer acces
sible, with n cesspool, constiuctlon to the approval or tho Plumbing
Inspector. All buildings in which the plumbing has been done, prior
to thu passage or this Oidlnauco must conform to this Ordinance
befoio being connected to tho suwer.
Section 9. The term "house rowci" is herein used to designate
Hint part or tho drain between the sewer or cesspool and to within
five reet or the building connected or to bo connected with the sower
or cesspool. House sewers shall not bo less than four (4) Inches In
diameter and shall lie or cast Iron plpo or sale. glazed vltrllled plpo
und shall b laid to a true grade, tit least one root under gioimd.
Changes in direction shall be made by "Y" brandies and 1-6, 1-8, or
1-lfi bends. Salt glaze, vltrllled plpo will not bo allowed under any
building. U Bait glazed vitrified pipe Ig used In tho construction of
any sewer, Jt shall have n rail or at least one quarter or an Inch to
tho footjhe Joints shall bo madu of mortar, composed of equal parts
or Portland or other good standard cement and clean screened sand,
and said Joints shall bj coveted with cloth In laying. A disk entirely
filling tho houso sewer pipe shall bo kept In tho plpo and drawn for
waul as each length Is land, When glazed vltrllled plpo Is used In
wet ground or wnti-r. the same shall ho roncicteil entirely around tho
pipe up to a thickness or at least six Inches. When oast Iron plpo is
mod ull Joints shall lie picket! with picked oakuni nnd run with molt
. in load and shall bo well caulked, nnd shall have n fall or not less
than three sixteenths ol nn Inch to tho foot. In tho construction or
miy houso fewer no Intermediate section or salt glazed vltrllled stono
pipe shall ho used between sections or cast lion plpo nor Bhall any
cast-iron sections ho used between sections or snir glazed vitrified
stone pipe. Tho flow or nlr shall not be obstructed In nny house newer
when connected with any tesspool or sewer.
.i8.'"0""!1 V". Tl,p .'orm "'""""J 'Irnln" Is herein used to doslgnato
that part of ihu drain mulci tho first floor of tho building or structuio
ami extending five feet uutslde'tif tho walls thereof. All houso drnlna
fhall bo'of cast-iron or gilvanlzetl wrought lion pipe not less than
foil, Inches in diameter anil shall Imvo n mil or not less than 3-1G
of an Inch to Hie foot In buildings or structures of over thrco stories
Hi night tho grutlo of cast Iron plpo commercially known ns Extra
Heavy or galvanized wrought Iron shall ho used for tho house drain
so II nwsto nml vent pipes and tiiu fittings shall bo or tho same grade.
All house tlraliiH shall bo secuiely linnet! to walls or laid in trenches
or uniroim grade or suspended la floor timbers by strong Iron hangers
,ln no case shall daublo hubs bo Mowed and all hubs shall ho laid
opposlto to tho rail or tho sewor. Ilrnss cleanout connection located
In accessible places shall bo put In nil house drains at tho foot of each
ettlcal riser and nt out)' change of direction of the drain.
Section II. The teun "roll plpo" Is heroin used to tloslgnato tho
verticil plpo to which one or mora water closets and other fixtures
nro connected. All soll'plpe shall be or cast Iron or galvanized wrought
lion pipe not less than four Indies in diameter, nnd ir or cast Iron.
In buildings of over tlnee stories', shall bo or extra heavy grade. All
sull pipes shall be continued unobstructed nnd nndlinlshod In bIzo not
lesH tltrtii ono (1) foot nor moio thnn fourteen (II) Inches abnvo the loof
of the building. All soil pipes shall ho run on iib sti night a line n.s pos
ship nml shall not terminate within ten (10) feet of nny window or
tipeiilng. If galvanized wrought lion pipe Is used nil thu fittings must
ho lecessed and tho plpo reamed to full boie.
In the rtiiirlrnctli'ii of sell pipes all cast Iron pipes and fillings shall
b rovcrrd, Inside nil I outside, wHh a coating of asphallum. Changed
In dlri't'llnu of soil pipes shall ho made by "V" brunches nml Mi, l-S
or Ml! bends; and In no cascihiill vduiihlc hubs bo used except for
vent fittings where the fittings nrc to be Inverted. Sanltnry "TV
liny be used In vortical runs. Tin pipes and plKs made from sheet
luetnl shii I not he Utcd in tho construction or roll pipes.
Section 12. The term "waste pipe'' Is herein used to designate
tny pipe leading fioni any fixture to a soil plpo or house drain nml
ri celling the dlechnige Irom nny fixture. All waste pipes except as
herein provided shall be of lion. Dranch waste pipes may be con
fclructed of lead or Iron, provided, however, tint II lead Is used It shall
ho only ns a bianih to connect with an Iron pipe and shall not exceed
thice feet In length. Tho size of the waste pipes ihnll vnry according
It. tho fixtures they nre to serve, and in no event (hall bo less than
the follow Iiik:
Closet , '. t "
Slop sink ;, :t "
Fluor Drain , 2 "
Wnih Tray- .-....,.. lVi"
liar Waste 1 4"
Ilasln , IVi"
All wacte pipes from gicnsu traps shall -bj In size not less than
lht outlet of same. Waste pipes Irom refilgerntois or other iccep
tacleH In which provisions me kept, shall noe connect directly with
the drain, soil, or vent plc, or discharge ution tho ground hcnoitli
the building, but shall bo trapped and the discharge theiefiom allowed
to drip Into an open II it lire In dally ucc. or lie eouvejed to the ground
nt least tlnee (3) reet away from the building.
Section 13. 'All Fixtures shall be so separately and Independently
happed ns near the npnlng thereof ns ig practical.
All (taps shall have n water seal ol not less than l'j Inches In
depth and shnll be set true to water seal. The size ol every trap
Fhall bo tho same ns thu waste pipe It serves. Kitchen sinks shall
' ha provided with an approved grense trap when connected to tho pub
lic sewer. No gieasc tiap shall in nny case ho placed under u build
ing or structure. The capacity or grense traps shall be as follows:
For residences, not less thin three (3) gallons;
For restaurants, hotels, tenement nnd hoarding houses not less' than
Provided, however that grease traps In nil restaurants, hotels, ten
ement and boarding houses shall bo constructed subject to the approval
of the Piumbing Insiector. No bell traps shall be used in any case.
Antl-Bjphon traps shnlt only be used where the Plumbing Inspector
finds that it Is Impracticable to use any other. All traps iu tho ground
or In condole Bhall bo of cast Iron coated with usphaltum.
Section 14. In every building or Btructuro wherc-lhere Is n water
closet, thoro shall bo nt least ono four (I) Inch cast Iron vent pipe,
running fioni tho houso drain unobstructed nml undiminished in slzq
to a point not less than ono (1) foot above tho roof of tho building
or structuio or fire-wall, or If such building or structure has a fire
wall within ten (10) feet of said vent, then not less than one (1) foot
Above said fire-wall. The terminal of all vents shall be at least ten
(10) feet from any window or opening.
All traps within any building or within live feet of nny building
shall be vented Iiy special air pipes of lend or iron, but In no case
shall n vent rlpo end in chimney or earthenware flue. No lead pipe
i hull be tiled for any vent except as a branch to connect with nn Iron
pipe and then only lor n distance not to exceed two reet. Vent pipes
may converge Into one pipe nt nny point not le3s thnn three -43) feet
six (l!) Inches above tho floor line of tho 'building or structure. All
etit pipes shall be extended above the roof of the building or Btructuro
In the sama manner iib the four (4) Inch cast Iron venL,plpe herein
Tho size of vent pipes for each fixture shall not he less than the
Sinks -. 1S"
Wash Trays I'.V
Uiluals , tVi"
Har Sinks Hi" "
nidot v IV
Sltz linlhs Hi"
Water Closets , 2 "
Slop Sinks- .2 "
All vent pipes shall Imvo n grade towards tho tnip and rhall not
he carried more thnn 12 feet out of a verticil line to enter another
pipe. Who'll two water closets are oh a four Inch vent Black such
stack may vent both closets ptovldlug it Is within 21 Inches of the
tmps or such closets, on the lino or the ilpo.
Whenever fixtures nro grouped tho vents therefor shall not Jio less
than tho following:
1 ilasln on one l'i" pipe
3 llaslns on one H4" lpc
2 Sinks or 2 Hatha or 2 Wnsh Travs or 2 Uiluals or 2 liar
Sinks or 2 nitlcts or 2 Sltz Raths on one H4" pipe.
G llaslns or 4 Sinks or 4 Daths or 4 Wash Trays or 4 Urinals
or 4 UldetB or 4 Sltz Ilaths or 2 Water Closets or 2 Slop
Sinks or 2 Dirt Catchers on one 2" pipe.
8 llaslns or fi SlnkB or C Raths or C Wash Trays or (! Urinals
or 1 UldetB or fl Sltz llalhs or 3 Water Closets or 3 Slop
Sinks or 3 Dirt Catclierg on ono 2V4" pipe.
11 llaslns or g ElnkB or 8 Raths or 8 Wnsh Trays or 8 Urinals
or 8 lildets or 8 Sltz Raths or 5 Water Closets or 5 Slop
Sinks or 5 Dirt Catchers on one 3" pipe.
15 n.i'lns or 11 Sinks or 11 Raths or 11 Wnrh Trays or 11
Urlnnia or 11 Bidets or 11 Sltz Baths or 7 Wnter Closets
or 7 Slop Sinks or 7 Dirt CatrliPrs on ono 3V4" plpo
20 Rasing or 14 Sinks or 14 Wash TrayB or 14 Urinals or i4
Rldets or 1 1 Sllz Daths or 9 Water Closets or 9 Slop Sinks
or 9 Dirt Catchers on ono -I" pipe.
JOINTS OR CONNECTIONS.
Section IS. All joints of cast iron plpo shall bo packed with pick
ed oakum and run with molten lead nnd shall. bo well caulked. Joints
and connections In lead plpo shall ho mnda with wiped joints. Con
nections of lead with cast iron plpo shall bo made with brass ferrule
mil wlied joints, caulked In, Connections of lend nnd wrought Iron
plpo shall ho made with braBs soldering nlnnle nml wiped Joints, screw,
cd in. Connections of brass and wrought Iron plie shall be made
with a briiBB screw collar.
Section 1i. Tho use nt pan, hopuer or plunger rtosots Is prohibit
ed. No wnter c!o-et or iirlnnl shall be placed or maintained In any
loom In which theie is not a window opening direct to thu external
rtmosphere. Sinn cooks shill be placed on nil supply pIpeB to water
closet tanks not tcrs Ihnn Hi Inches nhnvc the floor,
Fectlon 17 All uilnn's or gioups of urinals Ehnll bo supplied with
water. Tho floors nn.l sides around all urinals shall ho covered with
non-corioslvo und non absorbing mateilnl,
Section IS. No saf wastes shall lio used' In conjunction with
ti'linls Hafo wastes finrii iinr fixture fhnll not ho connected directly
i or Indirectly with nny suwer, houso drain, poll or-wnste pipe.
Section 19. All cieiinnutB shall ho In nccesshln places, and where
cement (loom nro laid, they chilli bo brought up flush Willi thu floor,
SINKS OR WASH TRAYS.
Section 20. No sinks or wnsh treys of wood-shall ho constructed
or used except In hotel or rcstniiiant kitchens or buildings used for
nduslrlnl purposes nhil. provided that when constructed or used In
hotel or restaurant kitchens or buildings used for Industrlnl purposeH,
sinks nml wash hays may bo built of 2" sugar pine and ns directed
by the Plumbing Inspector,
LAUNDRIES, POI MANUFACTORIES AND STABLES.
Section 21. All places used fni tho manor irture or po ror sa'o,
for the wiiBh ng or cina,;os ror the stabling or horses nnd mules and
rcr tho washing cf clclhes at homilies shnll bo pionldetl with a floor
or asphalt or cement mortar misoniy, nnd ihnll ho cunnectod with
the public Eovvti. where mich sewer Is accessible and where theiu Is
i.o sower ncresslblt. with a cesspot.l eanstiucteU to tho approval of
tho Plumbing Inspector,
In nil bucIi places tho open end of any drain leading lo tho sower
shall ho coverej with u metal screen nt least oiie-fnunh of an inch
In lli'fknc'g and ro secured In place (hat II cannot easily bo removed. 11111 1flllP lllllO
'(.bo hii'Mift of Mirh scieeii shall not exceed one fourth of nil Inch In' tlllf HIIIMIl till I
tll.iu'tler Alt such placi'H shnll bo furi'lshed with nu elllcleut dirt Ulll llUllll UU I U
The tllschaige pipe fioni nil wnsh floois, and In nil rl factories,
chnll bo trapped and tenteil.
KXHAUBT AND RAIN WATER PIPE3.
Section 22. No ntenm exhaust, blow off, dilp pipe or rain water
plpo shall bu connected with the public cower.
Section 23. No open end of nny waste plpo or water closet shall
be placed le?s than two 'feet above high tide, as established by the
latum used In Ouvernntent work. No woo.1 work of nny description
tl.all bo plnced nrtlund any fixture except for capping or frnmo.
fitctlnn 21. All pipes nml natures Miail bo left exposed to vlovv
ns much us possible.
INSPECTION OF PLUMBING.
Section 2C. All house sewer, hou'e drain, soil, waste and vent
pipes, Inside nnd outside of buildings, beiiire being coven I, rhall have
nil openings stopped and tilled with water to tho top of tho highest
vent pipe and the rtitlro sstcni must he wnter tight. Tills test shall
he made In the presence of tho Plumbing Inspector. No house sewer,
houso drain, soil waste or vent plpo shall bo covered or. concealed In
nnv wn untlt'nftcr It has been exntnlncil nnd approved iiy the Plumb
lilt; Inspector. Such examination anil. approval shall be made Imme
diately upjn Information and notification being received by the Plumb
ing Inspector. After all flxtuies are connected and traps filled with
wnter there shall be it final Inflection made by tho Plumbing Inatcctor.
In no case shall tho Plumbing Inspector accept or approve any Job
of plumbing work until the i,amo hag been made perfectly tight nml
to conform with this Ordinance.
ISSUANCE OF BLANKS.
Section 2(1. Tho I'Munlilng lnsiector shall Issue to nny person,
pcisons, firm or corporation all necessary "plumbing blanks.
FIL1NU OF PI.AN3 AND ISSUANCE OF PERMITS.
Section 27. After plans have been properly filed nnd nppioved by
the Plumbing Inspector, ho shall issue the required permit to the
pel son pel sons, firm or corporation applying therefor.
Section 28. The Plumbing Inspector shall collect nil fees provided
ror by this Ordlnunce except llceiiso fees, and shall on tho last tiny
of each month deposit said fees with the Treasurer of the City nml
County of Honolulu.
Section 29. It Bhall bo the duty ot tho Plumbing lnsicctor to In
sicct all plumbing work dono In the City nnd County or Honolulu and
ir after proper final Inspection of nny Job or plumbing work the Bomo
Is round to bo propel ly done nnd lo be peitectly tight us required
by this Ordinance ho shall Issue to tho proper person, persons, firm
0 corporation n certificate setting 'forth the fact that tho work hns
been Inspected and tho same found to linvo been dono acceding to
the requirements of this Ordinance. The Plumbing Inspector shall
have tho right nnd authority to enter any building or go uron any
premises where plumbing work Is being dono nt all reasonable hours.
to ascertain If the provisions of tills Ordinance have been or nro belnx
The Plumbing Inspector shall keep a compicto record of nil regis
tiatlons nml Inspections made nnd also ull permits granted by hi in
ns Plumbing Inspector, and mnko n leport of tho same each month
to the Hoard or Supervlsoin.
Section 30. Any person, persons, firm or coriioration violating any
or tho piovislmis or this Ortllnnuce, shell be deemed guilty or a mis
demeanor ami upon conviction thereof shall bo fined In any sutu not
exceeding Flvo Hundred (1500.00) Dollars or bo Impiltoned In tho
Honolulu Jnll for a period not exceeding six months.
Section 31. This Ordinance shall be In foico and take c'ffect from
'nnd after tho date of its approval.
Introduced by Supervisor
Date of Introduction July th, 1909.
H. W. AYI.ETT.
The foregoing Ordinance was, at n meeting of the Board of Super
visors of tho City and County of Ilonoli lit, held on Friday, July 9,
3909, passed to print on the following vote of the said Board:
Ayes: Ahla, Aylett, Kane, Logan, Qulun. Total 5.
Absent and not voting: Cox, McClellan. Total 2.
D. KALAUOKALANI. JR..
Clerk, City and County of Honolulu.
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'The Milwaukee Sentinel of Juno
28,Rlvei the following Interesting
account of the success of Dr. 8. T.
Kofi, who Is the brother of Kong v
Vlng Tet, loiiuecteit with St. Peter's
church in this' city. Dr. Kong was
n year iu Honolulu nfter tho Iloxcr
outbienk In China, und wag nt ono
time employed on the Postiiulce staff:
Dr. S. T. Kong, It. S A. M., I).
Hug., Chnngshu, China, chief engi
neer and general niannger of tho
Human Imperial Smelting Works of
Chnngshn, authorized by the Chinese
government to purchaso $."00,000
worth tjf mnrhinci yto he used In tho
smelting worltB, has selected tho AN
lls-ChnfiigTM Comp.viy, Mllvvnukee.
Tor tho purchase of the major portion
of tho machlnciy. He arrived In
Mllwaukca on Sunday to Inspect it
heforej lis shipment to thf Orient.
Dr. Kong, n nutlvo Chinese, be
lieves Amertcnn innchincry nnd en
gineers, nro fnr superior to those of
any other country. Ilo has lived
many ycnis In the United Stntes niuL
admits this may hnvo prejudiced lilniS
He spent some time In Milwaukee, n'
few cars ago U3 nn employe of tho
Allls-Chalmcis company during his
studies of American machinery nnd
Graduate of California.
Dr. Kong Is n Kinduate of the Uni
versity of Canlfortiln, receiving his
degree Irom tlint Institution In 1905.
In the rail or that year lie went in
Cojumhln University nndv. took up
special studies. There he was hon
ored with a mister's degicc.
Ills technical nnd Iheoretltal
training having been to fnr advanc
ed, before be went to China he
thought It advisable to net practical
experience In ono of America's hie
shops, nnd he accepted 'n position
with the Allls-Chalnioia' Company.
After eight months with that, Insti
tution he teturncd to Chlnn. whero
ho was appointed engineer In chief
anil general manager of the Hunan
imperlul Smelting W'oiks In tho
piovlncc of Clinngslin, Chlnn. This '
commission ho Is now performing In
tho selection of $r00,000 woitli of
Soon titter his return to Clilnn.
Dr. Knmr look the fntmwHttvn ,.v. ,
nmlniitlon nt Pekln nnd was honored (
...hi. ,,. ., t , . . .
"in uiu (ii-Kice ui'tiocior oi engi
neering by the Chinese government.
Will Buv in Euroie.
The Hunan Impel Inl Smelting
Works' mines nie pilnclpally lead
nnd sliver. Thu machinery used now
Is primitive nnd does not penult of
extended development of tho mines,
While In San Francisco Dr. Kong
gave his orders to the Allls-Clialmcis
Company for machinery.
FromMiere ho will go to Europe,
leaving Milwaukee nbout Juno IG.
Ho Intends to purchase tho bnlanco
or the machinery In Frnneo and Ocr
mnny. Dr. Kong Is authorized to select
two American engineers ns his assist
ants In Changsha. R. II. Humplitoy,
n Giadiiate or the Uulveislty of CaJN
fornln, hns been chosen, but tho
other will bo rhosen later.
Dr. Kong has two sisters now
Btudjlng In tho University of Cali
fornia, Miss Lily Kong and Mis.
A. W. Perelstrous. tho 'Russinn
contractor, yesterday visited, tho
Ewa Plantation nnd Investigated tho
methods of handling the Hawaiian
stnple. He Bald thnt ho considered
the homes of the laboieis, nnd es
pecially the Portuguese, as better
than those of Siberian agriculturists:
Porelstrous mado ninny Inquiries
concerning tho pay of laborois, nm)
when told how the Japanese loading
tho enno cms wero paid, expressed
his opinion that the Russlnns could
make at least (10 n month owing
to the rapidity with which they
would be abto to loud,
. . I
PUT 'EM IN CANS.
( Secietary II. P. Wood ot the Proi
motion Committee Is 'In receipt of n
letter from F, II, Nowoll, Director
of tho U. 8. Reclamation Service,
say that tho fiituro of tho lliivvnllnu
pineapple, luy In the canned product.
He stated In tho lettcr'tliat In his
opinion tho pine was tho only fiult
thnt was Improved by canning, ow
ing to the difficulty to get ono nt
tho proper stage of ripeness, und
also tho Inexperience In preparing
them out of their native houiitH.
WANT TO 00 TO MAUI. "
It Is now proposed to Issuo cou
pon tickets hero for trlns to M.ml
mil attempting to hnve It Included
in me itlneinry of the tourltts. The
inter-island Steam Nnvlcatlon ro.
has expicssed Its vtlllnL-ne, in ml. '
vcrtlse tho trip In its folders. Tho
cost of tho trip, which will lncludo
nil tho accessories, will bo for ono
person 4C. while for two or mom
graduating lower rates will bo mado.
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