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WEEKLY WEAJHER BULLETIN
HONOLULU, T. H., Oct. 25, 1909.
The rainfall was unusually small throughout the section, and prac
tically cxrry station having a record of ten or more years reports an
amount less than the average. The only excesses reported were 0.02
Inch In the Koolauloa and 0.27 inch in the southern part of the Koolau.
poko districts of Oahu.
The deficiencies. In Inches, In the remaining districts vere: HA.
WAN N. Kohala 0.18 to 0.G0, Hamakua 0.38 to 0 55, N. Hilo 1.02 to
2.40, S. Hllo 2.15 to 3.24, Puna 1.61, Kau 0G7 and 0 53, and N. Kom
0.75; MAUI Makawao 0.S5, and Lahalna 0.18J OAHU Wabna? 0 22,
Lwa 0.29, Honolulu 0.34, and the central portion of the Koolaupoko
district 0.17i and KAUAI Hanalcl 1.01, Koloa 0.33, and Wahnea 0.21.
The total amounts of rainfall, In Inches. In the several districts were:
HAWAII N .Kohala 0.27 to 0.65, Hamakua 0.35 to 0.52, N. Hllo 0.23
tc 1.13, S. Hllo 0.04 to 0.17, Puna 0.13 to 0.19, Kau 0.03 to 0.1G S. Kona
0 06 and N. Kona 0.72; MAUI Makawao 0.41 to 0.91. Hana 1.20, Wai.
luku 0.00 to 0.61, and Lahalna 0.00; OAHU Koolauloa 0.61, Koolau.
poko 0.83 to 1.07. Honolulu 0 06, Ewa trace to 0.65, and Walanae 0.00;
KAUAI Kllauea 0.27, Kawalhau 0.03, Koloa 0.34 to 0.81 and Walmea
O.03; and MOLOKAI Molokal 0.61.
The great majority of statlonc reported less rainfall than during the
previous week, and the obtaining drought conditions were accordingly
All stations on Molokal and Maul, and all but two on Hawaii and
cne each on Oahu and Kauai report lower mean temperatures than
those of the preceding week. The greatest deficiencies were 1.2 on
Oahu and Kauai, 2.4" on Maul, and 1.1 on Hawaii. The maximum
excess was 0.7 on Hawaii, and 0 2 on Kauai.
Earthquakes were reported by Kohala Mission double and Kohala
Mill, Hawaii, about 4:30 a. m. of the 13th.
Heavy winds prevailed for two days at Nlulll, Hawaii; and at Hono
ksa. Hawaii, at 4:40 a. m. of the 16th, they were very strong.
A heavy swell obtained at Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, on the 16th.
Kealakekua (Wallace), Hawaii, reports quite a glow from the summit
crater of Mt. Mauna Loa on the 20th.
The following table shows the weekly averages of temperature ana
rainfall for the principal Islands and for the Group:
Hawaii 73.3' 0.34 Inch.
Maul 749' 0.47lnch.
Oahu 75.1 0.46 Inch.
Kauai 75.0 0.31 Inch.
Mclokal 75.4 0.61 Inch.
Entire Group 74.0' 0.39 Ineh.
At the local office of the U. 8. Weather Bureau In Honolulu partly
cloudy weather generally obtained, with measurable rainfall on two
dates amounting to 0.06 Inch, 0.34 below the normal for the week, and
the same as during the preceding week. The maximum temperature
was 82, minimum 63, and mean 75.8, 0.2 below normal, and 0 3
lower than last week's. The mean dally relative humidity varied from
65V to 76 , and the mean for the week was 71 , about 2 above
normal. Northeasterly winds prevailed, with an average hourly veloc
ity of 8.8 miles. The mean dally barometer ranged from 30.00 to 30.14
Inches, and the mean for the week, 30.07, Is 0.10 Inch above normal.
REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS. ,
(Note: Tho figures fnllowlnB tlio nnmo of station Indicate the
flato with which tho week's report closed.)
ISLAND OF HAWAII.
Puakea Ranch (2D There wan .57 Inch of rainfall on tho 10th
'.05 less Ihnn during tho preceding week. A. Mason.
Kohala Mission (22) Tho mean temperature wan 73.0, Showers
occurred on two dates ami totaled .(11 Inrh, .2." below tho avorago,
nnil .lljess than 'last week's lr II. I). Ilond. '
Kohala Mill (21) Thero went three days with rain, which amounted
to .27 Inch, .CO below tho average, unit .10 leva than the previous week's.
Tho mean tompointuio was 71.2'. T. II. I.llllo.
Nlulll (21) Tho mean temperature was 73.4". Showers occurred
'on threo days ami totaled .G3 Inch, .18 below tho ncrai;o, and .04 less
'itbnn last week's. P. O. Paetow.
' Kukulhaele (21) Haiti fell on threo dates nnd amounted to .U Inch,
V'.2B less than during tho preceding weolt. The mean temperature was
M-ioS ...II H llfit-nlftV
Ho'nokaa (20) Tho mean temiieraturo was 7l.t. nnd tho rainfall
rnlch occurred on Hie 1t1i .' Inch, .55 IHowtho averager and .12
)cfs than last week's. I'. V. Knudseii.
, pVai.hau (21)- There was .52 Inch of ralnfall-on tho lClh- .38 1.3-
low the average, and .31 moro than dfirlns tho nrcWuus
Laupahoehoe (21) Showers occurred on tho first' two dates and
totaled .fil Inch, .13 more than durliiK lhi precedlus week, and 1.92
Inches below tho tiveniRe. K. V. llarnml.
Papaaloa (22) Haiti fell on three dates nnd amounted to 1.13 Inches,
.39 Inch moro than dm Ins last week. C. McLennan.
Honohlna (21) lUtlns occutred im two dates and totaled .23 Ineh,
.83 Iocs than the preceding week's, and 2.10 Inches below the iitrn;;c.
W AI I'rnsor
Hak'alau (21) Tho mean temperature was 71.0, and tho raln.'a'.l
which uceurred on two dates .1 Inch. 2.15 Inches below the ueragu,
and 1 IS lets thtm last week's. J. Kraser. .j.
Pepeekeo (21) Showers occurred on five dates and totaled. .Ii Inch.
2 27 Inches below tho avcraso. nnd l.3 less than the previous week.
Tbo mean temperaturo was 73.0'. Pepeekeo Susar Co. ....
Papalkou (2!) Hatn Ml en two dates nnd nmmmtod to .11 Inch,
?2I Inrlies below tho umaw, nd 1.50 less than durliiK tho pteccdltiK
v.cok. J. T Molr . , .....ii
Hllo (21) Tho moan temiieraturo was , 1.0 . and tho ratniall wiitcn
occurred on tho 21st .07 Inch. 2.55 Inches below the ncraKo, mil
2.01 less than last week's. L. C. Lyman. . . ., . ,,
Ponahawal (21) Tbo veek was thu dryest for years, but .01 Inch
of rain fell-on the 21bt 1.51 Inches loss than during tho preceding
week. Tho mean temperature was 71.1. .1. U tlaninllclaon.
Kapoho (21) Tho mean temiieraturo was 74.2. Showers ocenrred
on threo dates and totaled .19 Inch, .81 less than list week s, nnd 1.01
Inches below the average. II. .1. Lyman.
Kaueleau (20) Thero were threo days with rainfall, which amounted
to .13 Inch, 1,53 Inches lees Hum during tho preceding week, Thu
mean temperaluio wns G9.8 L. P. Turner.
Pahala (20) The moan temiieraturo was 71. S', and thero was no
ralnfull, a weekly deficiency of .57 Inch, and .OS Itrs than last week's.
Maw. Agrlc. Co. .
Naalehu (20) There was .10 Inch of rainfall. .58 below tho average,
and .49 less than during tho preceding week. C. II. White.
Kealakekua (21) There was .00 Inrh of rainfall on the lith
.92 less than during the preceding woilc It. Wallace.
Kealakekua (20) The moan temperaturo wns 71.9. Showers .
occurred on four dates nnd totaled .72 Inen. .75 below tho average,
nnd 2S lesB than laH week's. Hev. S. II, Davis,
ISLAND OF MAUI.
Haiku (21) Light "trades" prevailed, with nit average' or pntly
cloudy we-ilh-r. and measurable rainfall on four dates amounting : to
.41 Inch, .95 below the average, and .53 lei,s Urn last weeks. Tho
mean tempcruttiio wns 72.2. I). I). Haldwln. -
Huelo (21) Tho mean tenipetntmo was 70 1 , htu tho famuli
which occurred on live dates .91 Inch, .90 Icfs Hi in during tho preec
lllNlihlku(7n)-llnlinfi'u'oii six dates and totaled 1.20 Inches, .44 Inch
lets than tho previous week's. The moan tumpiT.il iro was Ij9.j . o.
Kahulul (22) The mcrn temperaturo was 77 S and thero was no
rnllirall .1. A. Hatllo.
Puuncne (21) Tho menu temperature was 73.9', and 'Hie rainfall
on tin- 15th .13 Inch. .07 more than last i'ik'i.--W. Heathy.
Walluku (21) Tio mean tuiuperatuie was 710. T'uero was .01
Inch of rainfall on the 10th .13 moro than during tho pieccillng week.
Kaanapali (21) The mean temperaturo was 70.0. Clear weather
mul NK. winds pre ailed, with no rainfall .07 Inch lees than Libt
week's, and IS below tho average. V. nejj'j
ISLAND OF OAHU.
Kahuku (22) Tho mean tempor.itiirn was 7.1.0" tho nights wero
very cool. Showers occurred on tho last four dates and totaled .01
Inch, .02 nbovo tho average, and .21 moro Hum last week's. H. T.
Maunawlll Ranch (22) Showers occurred on four dates and totaled
1.07 Inelii .17 Inch below the avorage, nnd .22 less (linn the ptecedlng
week's. J. Herd.
Walmanalo (22) Tho menu temperature was 70 4, and tho raliuall
which occurred on four dates .83 Inch, .27 nbuu the average, and .35
more thnn Lift Mock's, A. Inlno.
Walawa (23) The mean temperaturo was 73 8, and tho rainfall .Oj
Inch. .58 more thnn during the preceding week A. I.lstor.
Ewa (2.1) Clear to clnirtv weather obtained with traces of rain on
two dates, n deficiency In weekly rainfall or .23 Inch, nnd .03 less than
Inst wiiik'o. The mean temperaturo was 70.1. It. Mullcr.
Walanae (22) Tho mean temperature wan 77 2", and thero waa no
rainfall, a weekly deficiency of .22 Inch, and .('9 le:,n than tho proVloua
week's. P. Meyer.
KANSAS CITY, Oct. 1. When
Miss Hermann Kacsmann, at tho head
ot the Sunflower ltcllnlng Company
or Nlolnze, Knn., conducted the af
fairs ot the company In open cnnipe
tlon with the Standard Oil Company,
so that success met tholr every ven
ture, she and her associates thought
tho genius ot John I). Itockercller
had descended upon tho fair joung
woman who had created a success
ful urn! woithy rival for tho great
Yesterday tho dream was over,
when n iccelvcr was appointed and
tho promising competitor ot Stand
ard Oil was forced Into bankruptcy.
Miss Kaesma mi's flrBt nilstnko wus
n big oiio. She miscalculated to the
cxtclit.ot $100,000, and Unit was sur-
llclont to put an end, for tho time,
, ., ... , .., ... n nnliilia, lln." fnt '
llflllK III lUiiai, I" ,1 , Wlill.....
Itoclsofcllcr nnd his powerful asso
ciates, that thtcateneil to asJumo
proportions worthy or Its powerful
John D.'s Rise Her Incentive.
Miss Knesmann wits a school tea
cher at Iloilioattr, N. Y.,.when bIio
became Interested In the old fields of
Kansas. She icnd much literature on
the subject, ami was familiar with
tho rlso or John I). Rockefeller
thiough tho oil business. Sho lie
termlneil tlicie was no reason n wo
man should not meet with as Brent
hiicccsh In tho oil business as nny
other f.cld of endeavor. Sho thor
oughly posted heiself on every phase
or the buslnebs, find whon she pro
posed her planB for the organization
of tho Sunflower Refining Company
she had no trouble In disposing of
tho btok, lemninlng at thu head of
tho organization as Us manager
That her own estlmato or heiseir
was not overrated, and that the con
fidence of her associates was not mls
plared, was amply evidenced by the
success that c.itno to the small com
pany fiom tho stmt.
Although hampered by the power
ful Btnnd.ud Oil Company at every
turn, Miss Kaesmann hnd so closely
icckoncd every contingency that des
plto the obstacles that tho wcnlthy
corporation, entirely dovold of sen
timent, cast In Uio way or tho strug
gling young company, success met
Its cvory effort. Mnnagcrs of tho
Standard marveled at the success ot
tho company nnd Miss Kneniann's ge
nius, but It waited patiently, wait
ing for tho mistake It felt" was In
evitable. Then enmo tho venture, together
with tho error, that proved tho un
doing of the Sunflower Ilollnlng Com
pany and tho shrewd Miss Knes
mann. Saves Expert's Fee. loses Business.
Her company was doing a profit
able biislncrs In the. pi eduction ot
Illuminating oils. The resldlum Iert
fiom the crude petroleum ntter tho
Illuminating oils hnd been extract
ed had been sold for fuel nt n low
Vrlce. When Miss Kaesumnn sug
gested establishing a plant for the
production ot lubricating oils riom
this resldlum, nnd outlined her plans
they seemed us feasible to her iifcso
clatcs as they did to her. It was de
cided to tako tho plunge.
Sho did not employ an export to
mako an estlmato or tho cost. She
and her assistants did this work
themselves and saved the fco that
would have gone to tho expert. The
estlmato rnr the plant was $75,000.
When the work finally was finished
It wns found $175,000 had been ex
pended.. This outlay, so much In ex
cess of MUs Knesnmun's estimate,
depleted tho working capital of tho
company, and whon the obligations
could no longer by met, tho receiver
ship was Inovltablo, and nnother
competitor Tor Roekefollcr nnd his
Standard Oil octopus warn removed.
BULLETIN ADS PAY 41
ISLAND OF KAUAI.
Kllausi (22) Tho mean temperaturo wub 71.2'. Thero was .27 Inch
of rainfall which occurred on threo dates 1.01 Inches less than the
ncrage L.J1, Ihuolko.
Kealla (22) Thero wero two days with rainfall, which amounted to
.OS Inch. .15 less than dining the preceding week. The mean temper,
nture was 71 0'. Mnkee Sugar Qi.
Kolos (22) Light showers occuried on threo dates and totaled .81
Inch, ,23 less than last week's, and .33 below tho averago. Tho mean
temperatuie was 73.5. Tho Kolot Sugar Co.
Elcele (22) Showers occurred on tho 20th nnd 21st, amounting to
.31 Inch. .20 moro thnn tho preceding week's, McIIrydo Sugar Co.
Mauniwill Ranch (22) Showers occurred on four dates and totaled
tu the 20th .03 Inch, .21 less than tho average. Haw. Sugar Co.
ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
Mapulehu Ranch (22) The moan temperature wns 75.1. Showers
occuried on tho last four dates and totaled .01 Inch, .38 less than dur
ing tho picccdlng week. C, C. Cnnradt.
WM. B. STOCKMAN,
PATCH OF 700 ACRES,
SAGINAW, Mich., Oct. 2. Seven
hundred acres, part of a diked marsh
farm or 12,0u0 acres In this county
owned by the Owosso Sugar Com
pany, is set out In peppermint, and t
It Is ono ot the prettiest sights over
seen in rural Michigan.
The rami was lcclalmed out ot n
vast marsh which Tor generations
waB a famous duck hunting ground.
In nil there are now within tho re
taining walls of tho hugo farm 6,
000 acres under cultivation, nnd tho
icmalndcr Is being gradually put to
Thero are hundreds, of acres or
sugar beets planted annually, and
they grow to Immonso size. Potatoes
grow to tho unusual slzo of u pound
and a quarter. There arc Immense
fields ot rye, and cabbngo and par
den truck thrlvo wonderfully.
Tho farm also Includes tho finest
nnd largest hay fields In Michigan,
and they yield nn nveinge of noaily
four tons to the acre. A regular
forco of ICO men carries on tho tarni
work. They lle on tho rami in
a mlnluturo town built within the
dike, and their duties uro performed
with the latest Improved machinery
that the market affords. One hun
dred and sixteen horses aro kept tho
j car around, and the farm Is actu
ally cultivated with as little trouble
as n twenty aero patch owing to the
splendid nxccutlvu sstcm in force.
Ily tho expenditure of hundreds of
thousands of dollars In the erection
or enoinious dikes the rami has been
mado practically secure against even
tho big Hoods that visit this county
almost every Hiring and which com
pletely surround It for miles, mak
ing communication with tho outside
world, rrequently rnr many days,
possible only by boat.
HUNT AN ALE0AT0R
AND CATCH WHISKY.
WINSTKD, Conn.. Oct. 5. A hunt
Is on In Columbia Street Cove, Lee,
a Ilerkshlre town, tor nn allcgator
about forty Inches long which hns
been Been by B&veral peihons from
trolley cnrH. In nnother section or
tho sanio town farmers are trying to
dlscnvor tho lair of n big black bear
and threo cubs.
Ono or tho searchers, for tho alli
gator raked out an uuroken sealed
quart bottle of whisky, which older
residents recall was lost by a prom
inent villager while fishing thiough
tho Ice ten ycuis ago. Tho liquor
was pronounced prime by those who
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