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EVENING nULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II., TIIUIISDAY, SEPT. 23, 1009
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A new shipment of the celebrated
Styles to suit all figures
These concts mo universally claimed by leaders of
fashion to be the best fitting and most comfortable of
any corset on the market.
403 Leader No. 1
For very stout flguic, very long over the hips and
Regular Sizes $4.00
Extra' Sizes 4.25
405 Leader No. 2
Very lonp; over the hips and high bust.
Rcular Sizes , $4.00
Extra Sizes 4.25
353 Leader No. 3
The new back-rcsting corset. Long over the hips.
Prico , 3.50
501 Leader No. 4
The Willow Shane for slender and medium figures,
lias the same flattening back skirt, which gives utmost
reduction with perfect comfort.
And lcady-madc veils; long, square and automobile, in
a great variety of styles.
Cellars, Jabots and Stocks. The very latest.
Sec our Fort Street Window.
Sachs' Dry Goods Co., Ltd.
S Cor. Fort and Bcrctair'a Sts. Opp. Fire Station.
thread, lock stitch,
The .biggest value
ThecK H. Bavies fc Co.,
GEO. A. MARTIN,
Business Suits for $25, '
CLEARANCE SALE CONTINUES
GREAT REDUCTIONS IN PRICE.
HIGH-CLASS PAPER-HANGING. DECORATING.
AND GENERAL PAINTING.
SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES.
ELITE BU1LDINO. PHONE 397.
HOSMER AND MENDENHALL
ON CONSERVATION PROBLEMS
Two excellent nddrcsses wcro de
livered by 0. Mendcnhnll of thu
(Jovohiment Conservation llurcuil
mid Halph Hosmcr, Territorial Sn
pcrlntendent of rorealry, nt the
Cotiiiucrclnl Cluli yesterdny boforo
tlio local Wonii'ii's Itlvors mid Hur
lxira Congress -organization, .Mr.
Mendcnhnll was tntrucluccd ! Mrs.
Philip Weaver. lie said In part:
"Tlio term Conservation," un
known except In limited circles live
jears ngo, Is now on every tongue.
The. national movement for whlcli
Unit term Ktnnds wan ttnhcnrd of by
the general public lieforo the Itoose
elt icglttic. If liy accident Ita quiet
although sturdy beginnings rnmc to
tlio uttcntluit of our "practical"
statesmen, It was regarded ns one
of the luflltitto nuitilicr of Utopian
schemes bom eueli decade and dy
ing lit lilrlh. Hut this movement,
founded on a wlso forethought;
standing for tlio application In na
tional nffnlis, nnd to natural re
sources, of Ilia slmplu principles
which otcry luiflncrs man nppllos in
his own business affairs, nnd whlcli
every wlso housekeeper uses In the
management of tier own household;
mndu Instant appeal to the common
tense of null Individual who came
to understand If; nnd so, fiom mi
ubscuro movement without Influen
tial support, It sprang under the vig
orous championship u? Thcndoie
ltoouclt nnd his friend, (I I fiord
1'luchnt, Into national prominence
and quickly became u great national
A Vital Force.
I'lve ji'iirs ago our lawmakers
had not heard of It, or, having heard
of It, Ignored It; now they recognize
It us n foieo with which they must
deal and Its supporters its an active
body of pinctlcnl Idealists who will
Looked on With Suspicion.
Certain masters of Industry, not
long ngo, regarded as models of en
terprise, became of their rapid nc
ciimulttlon of wealth, through tlio
exploitation of foicsts, coal, oil nnd
gas, phosphates or water resource),
now to their great bewilderment
llnd thcmsolves looked upon with
seilous suspicion. It Is no longer
regarded us good citizenship jo sac-
illlce ruthlessly the Intel eats of fu
uro generations In order that
wealth may ha accumulated In this.
Tho iiianngcr-of a great coal or lum
ber company, who has taken pride
In ci eating an Industry, building up
a , community nnd accumulating
wealth for himself and Ills associates
nnd too much enginsscd or too care
less to watch tho trend of public
opinion, Is shocked Mime day Into
an amazed nnd icsontful conscious
ness of the changed public attitude
toward himself nnd his enterprise
Ij not tlie coal or tho lumber to bo
used, lie sns. Is it not perfectly le
gitimate, to create wealth by mi ex
ploltntluo of these resources. In tho
possession of which tho nation Is so
forlunato? Suppose he does leave n
path of destruction behind him.
lu tn re generations can take care, of
themselves, as this generation must
Men hero and thoio nil over tho
Union ihuvo long realized lliu need'
less waste. In our usu of our natural
pioiluet.t mid have deprecated It.
.Several mdentlllu bureaus In Wash
ington huru been ongnged for, jears,
oiiio of them for it quarter of a cen
tury or more. In laying tho founda
tion for tho present policy. Hut the
leaders have recognized that It Is not
aufllclout beforo tho bar of public
opinion to hold convictions. It Is
necessary to bn able to piovo them
so that tho other fellow may be con
Thu work which Mr, I.clghton
iiul I aio beginning here by Invita
tion of your (lovornui- mid other
Terillorlul ofllcl.ils has to do with
the stock- taking phase of one branch
-jf coiisi-rvntlcn .woik, namely, con
rervatlon of tho water resource. As Hawaii was fio enactment last
nil arid orscml-nrld sections increase March by the Terrltoilal Legislature'
In population, thcic conies a time of the law authorizing a special In
when tho mounting vnluc. of ngrl- come lax "to promote the conscrva
cultural land tilings about a keen tlou of the natural resources of the
demand for wnter, through whoso Territory through Immigration nnd
use nloae dry lands can be made other menus," Primarily mi Iniuil
piodtictlvc. Igrntlon measure, this law, Act CO of
A short-slglited policy leads to tlio the Session Laws of 1909, provides
easiest uso In the cheapest possible that n tax of 2 per cent In addition
way of tho most obvious sou ices, to to the existing Incomn tax, shall be
tlio neglect of others of perhaps levied on all Incomes over $ 4,000.
equal potentlnl value. And the con- Encouragement of Immieration.
structlon of canals and Irrigation , Three-fourths of the money so de
systems on this basis may make Im- rhed Is to bo usad for "the encour
posjlblo tho final utilization of nil ngenient of Immigration to the Terrl
the sources. Just as hurried, careless , lory of Hawaii In aid and develop
lumbering may render unavailable incut of the agricultural resources
tor man's use more timber than Is ami conditions;" one-fourth for "thu
development, conservation. Improve
ment mid utilization of the nntitr-
, fnr-slghted policy, on the other ul resources of the Territory." A
hand, rails first for u study of nil subsequent net provided that to this
tho sources, their relation to-ono
another, their character, the habit
of How of streams, whether regular
or spasmodic, tho possibilities of
stoinge and of power development,
the relations or iiuucrground .sup
plies to surface supplies, and to
power, the best wnj-n to Integrate
the two, and tho relations of soil
nnd forest cover to both. With
data of this kind In hand, as a te
sult of jears of measurement and
Investigation, tho Irrigation en
gineer ran so plan his construction
as to iniiKo .tho fullest posslblo use
of nil tlio water. Attempts to ton
struct without such data lead to
falluicB of n typo with which tho
arid lands of tho West ale dotted.
Kxpcnslvo s) stems have been built
ill many mens, and It has Ik en dis
cover ed Inter that not sufficient wa-'
tcr Is available to operate them, or
that nn Important souue had been
overlooked and could not then be
1( Is to avoid criors of this kind
that u systematic nurve of tho wa
ters of tho Territory is now being
undertaken, mid as It progresses
J on will Mini yoursclu-s laving n
broader foundntluii for that truo de
velopment that knows no retrogres
sion because It Is founded on pre
cise knowledge of those factors
upon whlcli it depends
Within the past eighteen mouths
Conservation has become u house
hold word In Hawaii. Kor some
years tho people of these Islands
have been familiar with the general
principles underlying the movement,
thiough seeing them In actual opera
tion. Hut it is mil-,- of late that
there has come to be realized In its
truo value tho relation that exists
between n right use of -tho natural
resources-mid the sustained economic
prosperity of the Territory. it Is
not necessary before this audience
for mo to define what Is meant by
tlio term Conservation, nor to elab
orate upon the principles that un
derlie tlio niotciiiunt. Hut In a
movement that has developed so nip
Idly and bus so many ramifications
is does Conservation, It Is not ill
wnjs ensy to keep accurate truck of
Just what has taken place. Con-H-qiieutly
wo'nro Justified In 'top
ping now. mid then to look about us
to see what progu-ss Is being made.
Olio of tho essential features of tho
movement for the right use of the
natural resources Is tho taking of
itoclc the lludlug out of Just what
cur resaourccs aro that we may
muke wise plans for their develop
moiit mid exploitation, i
What Ls Being Done.
The purpose of this paper Is to
take stork of what Is now being
done in tills Territory to bring
uboutiu wider and fuller and better
lire of borne of our local iresourcca of
material wealth ami briefly to cnll
to mind what the final objects uro
toward which out
Is It Any Wonder
that you arc sickly and run
down when you allow your
stomach to become weak and
bowels constipated I But
don't remain in such a condi
tion when t
will help you wonderfully on
the road back to chalth. It
has been tested for over SG
years with satisfactory re
sults in cases of Poor Appe
tite, Heartburn, Indigestion,
Dyspepsia and Malaria. Try
The largest assort
ment of lumbers
in the islands,
which means that
you can get thes
lengths and widths
vnn want fnr anvk?
class of work. I
Lewers & Cooke,
itt c I-:.- c
;ra -j i.a. -t.
' mtmmv "y"-Tinrxr"r"
fund shall be charged the expendl
tores made on account of the work
carried on by Hie Territorial Hoard
of Agriculture nnd Forestry, the
aid to the Hawaii experiment Ktn
tlun, and tho money set apart for
h)drographlc mid topographic sur
veys of the Islands, to be undertak
en by experts from the U. S. (leologl
cnl Hurvey. Ily transferring tho
appropriations for these departments
to this special fund, tho advantage
was secured of reducing somewhat
the regular budget ami thereby In
creasing tho amount nvallablu for
other departments. It Is mot jot
npp.itcnt Just how much t'il3 special
Income tux will yield, but it seems
probable that the allotments for the
setcinl existing bureaus Just named
will be somewhat gleater than In
tint past. The provision for the 'hy
diogiaphlc nnd topographic survejs
Is of course u new Hem.
I'lom u conservation standpoint,
the Important feature of this net Is
that prot Isloii is here made for tho
tho first tiiuo for n start In the sis
tcmatlc; study of the wate.- problems
of tho Territory and tho accurate
mapping of tho seml-urlil lands.
I lot li of these arc essential percqoU-
llles to any far-icachlng plans for
the development nnd ultimate set
tlement of these ureas. Tho pas
sage of this law makes It possible to
follow up the recommendations of I'.
II. Newell, contained in his master
ly leport entitled "flawail Its nat
ural resources nnd opportunities for
homo making." This report, It will
bo remembered, Is the outrome of u
trip to tlio islands mndo by Mr.
Newell last autumn, by direction of
the then Secretary of tho Interior,
Hon. James It. Rnrflcld. It Is em
phatic evldeneo.of tho vnluo of get
ting Influential Covernment. olllcjals
to visit tho Islands. Mr. Newell was
detailed to como hero almost Imme
diately r Secretary Garfield's return.
Parenthetically, lot mo hero urgo
nil those who havo notiyot read Mr.
NcwcH's report to loso no tlmo In
getting n copy mid becoming famil
iar with It. Tho I'ropiotlon Com
mittee has It for distribution. Cop
Icj may bu had free upon applica
tion. Reclamation Work.
Regarding tho work now actually
under way, Mr. Mendenh.ill - will
speak to ou In detail of the Investi
gations thut Mr, l.clghton mid he
have in mind. Enough for mo to
say that thu work started iby them
Is the beginning uf ono of the most
Important stops toward the reclama
tion through irrigation of consider
able nreu of soml-nrld land through
out tho Territory. Without, water
these lands are of comparatively low
value. With water they will not
only beiome highly productive, .but
rightly handled can bu made tho
busts for American homes. And this
lu llin lilMmnln fiMoet - flln l-li.ll
L ' .....
Tin 6,ii b) llcnsoti, Smith & Co..
Ltd.; Holllstcr Drug Co., Ltd.;
Chnmbers Drug Co., Ltd.: Ililo Iug
Co.; nnd at all Wholesale Liquor
It has so often been said that what
Hawaii needs Is mine American set
tlers that the statement tends to be
come trlto through repetition. Hut
It is none the less true, llecnuso of
llio very fact of Its Isolated geo
graphic position, there are put upon
this Territory by the Natlor cer
tain duties. These can most elll
clcntly bo performed only when
there Is present In Hawaii n vigor
ous, self-reliant American communi
ty, of Mifllclcnt numerical size to
control tho local situation, IVom
the standpoints of military necessity,
commercial development mid social
betterment it Is alike essential that
there be an Increase In Hawaii In
the number of American homes.
Qettinc Settlers on Land.
Theio Is no pnssllilo question of
tho desirability of gelling such peo
ple, hut the mure desire for settlers
docs not put them on tho laud.
Many attempts to get permanent
settlers havo been made In the past
with vnrjlng degrees of success.
Based largely on tho findings of Mr.
Newell nnd the recommendations In
his report, It 'now appears that per
haps the niosl '1'rnrtlcablo way to
Entertainment for old and younc.
Hawaiian News Co., Ltd.
Alexander Young Bide
Officers and Men of
the Pacific Fleet
efforts aro dl-toward which all conservation work
both here nnd on tho mainland Is
Tho most significant recent step directed tho mnklng posslbfo of
In thu pi ogress of conservation jln homes for tho people.
I BEST J.
Makes the Best Bread
Makes the Most Bread
Henry May & Co., Ltd.,
Leading Grocers - Phone 22
A beautiful private touring; ctr
has been placed at your disposal
while here. Special rates for around
the country tours have been fixed.
bring about conditions that would including all the scenes of interest.
O'nko It pos'ble to attract nnd so-; An cxncricnccd chauffeur will give
ure the sort of home makers we Sou several hours of the greatest
need. Is" thtmigh the extension to'ulcnsure yoy have cm -per!tncfd
Hawaii of the benefits of the l-vd-'in sight seeing, at a surprisingly
ernl Iteclamiitlnn Act. Under this
law It n piiea rs possible tn reclaim
tnnsldornhlc areas of seml-nrtd pub
lic land on each of tho Inrgcr Is-.
lands through Irrigation, , The
ferrltory has already gone nearly to
the limit of Its resources In Its at
tempts to develop the Islands along
traditional American lines. The
burden of taxation . has now nlmost
reached tho breaking point. The
reclamation of the scml-arld lands U
loo big and expensive n task for thlsi
(ommunlty to tackle alone. The1
tlmo has como when nld must be i
toiiKht from outside source. A nrac-j
Icable solution Is presented in the I
extension to Hawaii of the Federal
Itccl.unatlon Act of Juno 17, 1902.
Tho Investigations now under way
mark tho path for further advances.
Therefore It should bo the pleasure
of nil large-minded citizens, ns it
Is the duty of Territorial olllclals, to
help on 11 movement that means so
much for the future of Hawaii.
Tlie Reclamation Act provides for
a revolving fund - started originally
by receipts from the sale of public
lands, whereby nrcas of potentially
arable land throughout the West
may bo reclaimed -through Irrigation
and trniisfuiiiii'd Into home-support
ing farms. Its operation is limited
In 4h States and Territories west of
(ho 90th meridian, but Including
Texas, to which Stutn tho Hcclamu-
Hon Act was extended by special act
of Congress three years ago. As n
full-Hedged Territory, having consid
erable ureas of Irrigable public land,
it Is tho claim of Hawaii that she Is
Justly to bo considered nn "Irriga
tion stale," and toiiscqucntly en
titled to tlio benefits of the Reclama
Conttcss Must Act.
To secure the extension of this law
to Hawaii requites nn net of Con
gicss, r.iwirnhlu action by Con
gicss in any given measure Is usual
ly tho result of strong and nggres
givo support, In n project like this
little can be hoped for without tho
assistance of friends on tho main-
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low price. The car when not in
service will be found standing in
front of the U. S. Naval Station
marked "Fleet Car." You have onl?
to phone 371 to arrange for special
A big stock of SCHOOL BOOKS.
COMPOSITION BOOKS, PENCIL
TABLETS', INKS, RUBBER ERAS
ERS, SCHOOL BAGS. etc.
SCHOOL BOOKS AT LIST PRICE.
$15,00 Three bed room house on
uullck Ave., near car lmc.
$800 Four-room house and lot 50x
100 in Schank Tract, Nuuanu
Valley. Very cheap.
P. E. R. Strauch
Remember the Place.
than any location in the islands.
Oolf, Swimming, Riding, Motoring.
Formerly cutter for H. P, Both, is
now in charge of L. B. KERR1 &
CO.'S TAILORING- DEPARTMENT.
Come and learn sartionlan at
T0WNSEND UNDERTAKING CO,
Beretania ai Opp. Sachi',
Wong Wong, ,
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER.
PLUMBING and PAINTrVfJ
Office : Honolulu Painting Co., 221
74 S. King St,
. King St.; P. 0. Box 911 j&
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