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APRIL 19, 1910
Hope springs eternal in the human 100 lo 11G. Kvcry Republican 'of
fjjlf breast' tho 1,0ll,c of cl,rcsnltl,,ve3' wIth"
Mnn nw-r'ls. hut nlwavs to be blest. Ut exception, voting to sustain tlic
The soul, uneasy, and conlVd from Pent law, white J J1"00'"
fi i I J voted n fnor nf lift repeal. It
... ,i .vnniinii.! in n life to must bo understood that homo twen
t'.'.'.ii is tho ?s i ttct puvs
juf.ir.ca&t ?? i:c" :h ccr.i!-
tlca a: 'tbs mati-st efcjwa that,
thtaughcut the spi'on the crop cf
thin Territory will be. matUliM at n
figure well above, four cents, nnil not
too high to prevent a very favorable
price for next season, .
Tho cnuso for the recent drop la
probably bent epitomized In the fol
lowing comment from tho Ciarnlknw
ntomla company circular: "Tho ren
Ron for the apathy of refiners with
regard to ready stignrs In doubtless
to) be found In the great exresi nt
receipts over melting, an cixreiq
which, for tho time being, linn given
buyers moro sugars to take euro nf
than they can conveniently hnndlo
n situation further nggrnvated by
a strike which ha3 caused tho teni
porary closing down of .our largest
rcfli.cry. Notwithstanding tho strong
position of tho article, nn Improve
ment lu the demnnd for nearby silg
nrs can hardly bo looked for until
present congestion of supplied nt At
lantlc. ports Is lessened," Tho re
finery referred to Is one of tho larg
est establishments operated by tho
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TicSiit Ttti'st Cti., Ltd.
kept. House has 0
i rooms; 2, bed- "J
y rooms. ,
,, Electric light, gas,
Lo, the poor Indian; whese untutored
Sees God in clouds, or hears Him in
l&'v the wind. Pope.
fljji'reparo to mark jour ballot.
K'Kvcryona expected Kd. Pollltz to
fom'o to tho rescue nbout this time,
Control by" the city government
wilt put the Honolulu water system
where It bclrfiigs.
Bw'hnt'ft tho uso of going, to church
Jfliintt Is to be robbed tho pleasure
ST?! i. ...!.. .11 1. .... Lnnnnlu nt IllO
UIIBL'UIIIK till Vliu im. ,,,,, . ... ...-
(Jsii't It tou b.til about the wnler
fro'nt, when thn lawns of the rsl
2dntl.il district have to pay the
ty Itepubllcans voted against tno
bill on 4lF passage last August, and
now not one can be found , to vote
for Its repeal, This Is the most
complete vindication of tho new law
that could be had, and the ltcpub
llcan party can henceforth go be
fore the country hand In hand wjth
tho President with the tariff as the
chief Issue of the coming campaign."
which we had an example at the closo
of last season."
Tho market closes dull, ns follows:
April niiycrs 14s, 3-d, equals 5.12c.
duty paid New York.
May nuycrs 14s 7-7id, equals 5.120,
August Buyers 14s 8J4d, equals
B.lCc. duty nnld New York.
Oct.-nec lliiyers lls9Tid, equals
s.uuc, limy iiaiu new nrn.
Alt prices and conditions remain j
Trent Trust Co., .Ltd.
In Sea View,
The office of the
is open on Sunday from eight until
Manoa tcn in the morninS'
'ferhnps It will turn out that tho
llrltlsh gunboat cnt to tho rescue
has killed mum missionaries than
FhTo rioters of Chnngshn,
Murderer tJracc's easy routo to
ward the retention of llfo and lib
erty makes juStlco appear mightily
unbalanced when tho victims guilty
ofT'mliuir offenses nro mado to feel
The majesty of tho law.
The trouble with tho Puiine
Works department Is the ancient
policy that most everything connect
eifwith It Is supposed to be turned
over to tho head of the department
totplay tlddlowlnks with.
Honolulu Is proud of Its homes,
but that Is no reason why tho su
jierlntondent of Public WorkB should
two the arbitrary authority foolishly
cronteil him by tho last Legislature,
tofmnko tho upkeep of those homes
KVhcn the explanation of that new
water rato reaches the suffering wa
terfront, It proceeds to climb a tree
pFoscapo the righteous wrath of
HHUcholIcrs saddled with additional
taxes at tho pompous behest of the
Superintendent of Public WorkB.
ALDRICH'S RETlREMENt ,
Senator Nelson A. Aldrlch's nn
uoiilicement thut ho will retire from
the BenaTo at tho end of his term
wtll-lio considered as one of tho most
significant moves In American poli
tics, regardless nf the Senator's as
sertion that the condition of His
health causes hi in to withdraw.
If memory serves correctly, the
announcement of tho Senator's In
tention to stny with tho gamo wns
maiie" not-,very long ago. So It will
be rjnrd to couvlncc tho public that
he-has changed his mind for any
other reason than thnt tho general
re o!t against things "as Is" has
nuJe It too hot for him and lie has
co .eluded thnt ho might as well
No nno will doubt that Mr. Al
ilrlch could be reelected from the
State of Ilhode Island for tho re
mainder qt hs natural life If ho
feels disposed to osk It. Hut tho
rest of tho country appears to have
tagged him as well as Uncle Joe
Cannon as tho goat on which to Bad
die all. the sins of omission and com
mission resulting from the upheaval
and readjustment of tho public
mind. Very probably Mr. Aldrlch,
as well as Uncle Joe, refuses to play
this, part, andt as proof that nc
me'aiir It, gets out.
- Through, the retirement of Mr.
Aldrlch Ithe Senate will loso one of
Its master minds nnd ono who has
done much for his country, though
his. methods are apparently getting
out oflilnttv' Ills withdrawal .will he
one of lhe .Incidents marking the
passfngst tho Senate's "old guard"
thnt has held sway for moro than a
quarter of a Century. Senator Hule,
one of Aldrlch's compatriots, has been
lighting for his political life, and
has reached an ago" that numbers tho
days of his nctlve work. Sqnator
l'ryo Is nnotjior who must soon pass
, j sugar market', under date of April 7,
ins follows: '
Three fine lots, all having an ocean Visible 8Urnly. Total Btock of
frontae-e Lartre (75x150 hieh and Eoropo """" America,. 3,215,075 tons,
irontage. .Large (.ioxiouj, nign ana aKnngl 3,525,311. toua Inst year at tho
sightly. (same uneven dates. Tho decrcaso of
I otnnir In 11A 9C.il fnnd' nirnlnttt n lll
Tho American sugar Ho- ' The entire property three lots crcas0 0f aez.an last week. Totnl
There rcirslrs a ft'.rly ?;?! tssti'st
f;r Artlt at ."e. and Ma 0: 0 MEi, c.
.ar.4 I pMnvt any prat3ur? of brs?
amounts fer "ale.
TtnfMrit?. nt rrinr Fnttt tfeto 73.'' 12
! tops; melting 42,000 tons (ono refinery
I partially closed by strlko). Total
stock in United stales and uuua 10
cntber 68R.075 tons, ncalhst C40.833
Jons last week and C01.341 tons last
Cuba weekly cable continues full re
ceipts nt 64,000 tons, with 170 centrals
working, against til nt tno iiignesi
point of production.
Tho drought continues.
We estimate rnllro production to
daln In Cuba 1.131.000 tons. Adding
rccelpls.nftrr this tlmo last year gives
crop of 1,114 l,C82 tons, showing h Httta
cnln over last week.
Messrs. fluina-MeJcr irinilo theW re
duced crop cstlrnnto of 1,000,000 tons,
minimum nnd l.WO.uou tons maximum.
This reduction has been anticipated,
and has no immcdlato effect on tho
Wo retain our estlmato of 1,700,000
tons, puiiiisneii uchiiht ii, hum nmvu
maintained, nnd seo some signs of (ho
crop reaching this nmhunt ratber than
our minimum nf i.CO.OOO tons If tho
rainy season does not hoi In enrllor
than usual. ,. .
Tho smnll npmher of centrals sloi-
ped working Indicate- a .larger suppi
of cano In tho Holds' than last year,
when eight centrals hnd ended work nt
i:uropenn new beet crop Indications
nro somewhat mixed as to weather re
ports from Mr. !'. O. I.lcht, tho latest
cablo giving favorable weather for
THAYER JINGLING -
f6r whooping couch, croup.
ASTHMA. COUCHS. BRONCHITIS. SORB
THROAT. CATARRH. DIPHTHERIA
v.priaa cri" 1o1,,ta,,,!,.!!
rJatHtSmUm U ut. , .It acta rrcilr
VFLu d lhi"l. maUai b.iKim nir U ih
Jh. hit Uoo 10 l" Ailhra.
Cr.ioLn. Ii a powifl MtmlcU.. acliol bolh
Craiatana'a I'll ncaondao la iw Uu'l
jrfaii d mcrttilitl
r.r S.U It aU DraiiWl
Thol TaVUU, nmula
and lodhinff lot IM II
tuned Ibioal 10c 1
Taa Vaa Crnatna Ca.
ISO rauaa oirtti.
Mt Taik Or.
ua -&r m
fining Conuiany and tho W. J. McCn-'arc 0ffmfr for a th0It time for stocks mid nfloatirtoguthor show a vis.
iinu miKiir Mi'iimui; v,iiiiiauy i-uiiiuiuu AnAnnn
to sell granulated for shipment within ""''"'
7 days, shipping Instructions nn con-1 jake advantage of this exception-
tract, on the basis of 5.15c, while all 'a .-,:
other refiners arc firm at list prices,, " '
basis 5.25c, Owing to tho froo dcllv- ,
cries of sugar purchased tomo tlmo'
ago, at lower prices, and to tho "Rjchnn Trnct rnmnanv
settled feeling, which Is the direct re-.UIMlUp HUM lUIIIJiailjf,
suit of tho cut mado by tho American LIMITED
Sugar Heflnlng Company, now liusl-,
nvss has not been large, However tho BETHEL STREET
amount of sugar which tho trado hnvn I a .
Iblo supply of 3,330,075 tons, urfiilnst
3.020,341 tons last year, or n decrease
or 200,200 tons.,
Raws. Quotations for tho week re
main nt 4.30c, for centrifugals, ns has
been tlio p'rlco slnco .March 9th nnd Is
likely to remain for n few weeks moro
as Indicated In our Issue of March 17.
Our refiners havo been ablo to In
crcoso their supplies of April sugars
without bidding tho market hejond
3c. c, nnd f. Kor later (May) shlit
me:nls they havo begun to secure hup-
nlles nt 3 MCc. c. nnd f. and will no
driubt get nil they, require for the
on contract Is liclne rnnlillv reduced . .,,,.. , doubt got nil wcy, requiro nir in
SdttwffiiiirKLtar. tCr"18 was,rc"ort0', cflrly "' th0 wcek present of that month shipment on tho
nnd it will, not us 10m, oeioro uuyers l0 g1)Cciilntor. lLmo terms. European operators took
nro in n position to make further pur. . Cuba 8teady SSS Cuba centrifugals early In the
chases, when they feel tho market. T, wceky caWo rrom Cllua show- week at 3c. f. o. b.. but later leave the
warrants It. In tho meantlmo n yeryC(, only n HBllt cllanB0 w,h receipts, market to our refiners. Tho
nlco export business Is being lions lof 5B oon ton. nni, 172 J.cntraia crlnd-' amount of Cub-i sugars thus far sold
ine ruralnst 50.000 tons rocelnts and' for shipment ti. Juropo Is estimated at
dally In granulated sugar, for shlp-ing ngalnBt 60,000 tons receipts and
ment to tho U. h. This business has 17, .,,.,. fh ...pf,k rov!ons.
amounted to not less than 35,000 tons , Mcssrg ama.MeJct; lla0 ,ibllshed
to 40,000 tons slnco tho first of tho
year. Tho market will bear careful
watching, and buyers will mako a nils
tol:o to allow stocks to bo depleted.
If an Increnbo of tho irrigation
rntcs for lawns were such a remark
able iileco of constructive legislation,
all' conceived In the brain of " j from the Sennto's membership.
Territorial man, you would naturai
moxnect a nolso like loud cheers
- ftl - -.6 IfnHnlitlt. 1atV1 Alt t
irom mo ganery 01 nunumm "'
Nuiiami dam Is completed, so tho
Superintendent of Public Works
pays. And Just to celebrato tho event
Sfjtho city presumably having nnjlieip ,ecnB that, with tho country
Increased supply of good wuter, the ,n ltg prCsont mood, the' United
water rntcs for tlm Irrigation "f states Senate, freed from tho power
Just what the assured nnd pros
pective changes will accomplish In
national policies Is very hard to pre
diet. Strong meu have alwnys been
raised up to fill the gaps made In
tho ranks by time and tho vicissi
tudes of politics, but one can not
OTHER EXPERT REPORTS.
Nevers & Cnllaghan report on tho
sugar situation ns follows:
NEW YORK, April 1, Our markci
opened quietly after, tho holidays, and
has remained In this condition through
out tho wcek. Tho samo conditions
that prevailed last wcek nro still evi
dent, nnd tho receipts nt the four U.
S. ports, as published by Messrs. Wll
lett & Gray on March 30th, established
n high record of 79,071 tons. Transac
tions havo been limited and confined to
afloat, In port, and prompt shipment
sugars nt 3c. basis 96, c. and r, for
Culms and 4.3Cc for 1'orto Hlcos. Hc
flncrs, finding difficulty In handling
tho heavy arrivals at their refinery
docks, havo arranged to put several
lots In bonded warehouses and arc
generally unwilling to pay any premi
um oven for lato April Shipments." A
fair amount of sugar Is ottered at 3c
In nearby irasltlons, 3 l-32c for April
shipment nnd 3 1-Cc for second halt
nnd Into April shipment. Offerings of
Mny shipment havo been mado at
3 l-8c, but refiners prefer to await
developments, although a sale on theso
n ono inns
ilect sugar has not topped tho 14s.
nfU.I .txntntlnn ntirl plnflPU fit 14S. SVtll
their revised cstlrnnto of tho Cuban j(. 14s. 9d. May; 14s. d. August,
crop as l,C0O,o6o 40'ns minimum to 1,-' Tdt'iil world's visible supplies aro
C70,qpg 1 Jtons, maximum. Theso figures 50,000 tons nearer together than last
(Continued from Page 1.)
uro' been eradicated. -
There is a largo quantity of avail
able Innd lying along tho shores of
i.mnin.i lint It Is n known fuct that
(hero nro portions of tho district thnt t
nrq not nt all adapted to tho cultlva-(
Ti.n innd In uarts Is nrctty well
drained but tho rainfall Is doubtful.
and In addition to cxtenneu icriiiuu
tlon the Btigar estates will necessarily1
havo to bo equipped with powerful
and adequate Irrigation plants.
Tho shipping facilities leave but lit-
. ... i. .i..i..n.i (, fltn Lntriiim frnlr
hinds aro tapped by the ltnlnngas I.x-1
tension of tho Manila Hallway com
pany, and tho producers nlso havo an
..linn nf allllllllllC tllCir lirOllllCtS llV
water, utilising small, river and lake
' . ,.. lM...nnall.1n f.io Hrin'
steamers, 11 m uun,oo,,w . w.n
vessels to como up tho l'aslg rlvir or
enter tho lako owing to tho shallow
water to bo found there during tho
long dry season, which provalls thero
every year.. ,
Calambra, tho district whero tho
Thayer purchases aro alleged. to havo
been made, Is the great' market town
of tho Laguna jllstrlct.
meet tho gcenral expectations of tho
Tim London beet market has under
cone a slight advance nnd has beeninicnt In
ulnn.lt Viv.tir,hn, 4hn U,nnlf At tilt I TtPDOrtCU
n.v.u.,j ,iUuBiiv.,. t..u ..... ... --". . .. .,.. ,, n.. ,.
close, quotations- aro 14s Od for April, .au.wuu iaK. v wa ....... -.- -- ,
14r iwil for Mov 14a lOV.d for Au- tr fugnls at "'nsls 4.3Cc 90 test, and
-,8..4'd, ,r. rntnMrinoi'. 1 125.000 ba., wba l.to April and May
,.. , u.... -...... . .clearance ai 3 muc. c. ami 1. n.i-;...i
her. I - ' ' ' '
week, of which the United Kingdom
Mim-ks are .40.0UU tons greater tlian
last yeat oi,- n thnl much lmprovc-
s of tho week Include
On Tuesday, tho Federal S. ft. Co.
advanced prices on rf fined, to.5.33c less
1, nnd booked a good business ut 10
points less. On Wednesday monilng,
however, tho American nnd Nntlonnl
S. H. Cos. reduced prices on granu
lated 10 points to 5.15c less 1. Thoy
also did a fair buslnes, and on
Thursday tho National S. II. Co. re-,
sumed their list prlco of 6.25c less
1. At tho closo, tho American S. It.
Co. will still accept business at 5.15c
less 1, but all other refiners aro
nnn nt 5.25c less IX. ' During tho'
week, Kuropc has been an nctlve buyer
of our refined sugar for export. It Is
estimated that nbout 15,000 toiiB havo
been sold, and tho prlco mentioned Is ,
3.05c net. j
Wlllett & Gray report on tho raw
Inwns In the residence districts nro
liTbs raised. Isn't that glorious!
Nuiianu dam cost S29G.000 of the
taxpayers' good dollars. rsow tney
Sri? asked by tho Territorial manage
jncrit of tho wnter bureau to pay n
liTghor prlco for, tho Irrigation of
jthelr lawns in order to pay Interest
lolSthe debt that has beon run up
tifjalust their account. That is gov
ernment of tho people with a ven
ijeanco, but there is nothing by nnd
for'tho people lu that sort of manip
Kas forecast by the lllillotlu.
fhe rcbolutlon presented In tho
JIouso of Representatives to repeal
Sfio tariff Jaw was practically n test
tofS'Ilcpubllcnn allegiance lo n law
Shut has boon very bitterly criti
cized. Wo find the correspondence
tjf. tUe itepubllenn Congressional
'Commlttoo commenting on tho bill as
SgUows: "When Representative Fitx-
of Mr. Aldrlch, will undergo a moro
radical chango than has been experi
enced In many years.
recently Introduced an
5mVn',1ment ilcslcncd to bring about
fiiefflpcal df tho present tariff law. I are Bteadlly receding, although Wll
THE SUGAR MARKET
A symposium of views on tho
sugar market held by various au
thorities Is given In another column
of this Issue. The circulars receiv
ed by tho Inst mall, while not of n
dato to furnish a direct explanation
of the drop In. tho price of sugar,
nevertheless forecast n temporary
cessation of the hitherto steadily
advancing prices. Wiien refiners nro
reported as awaiting developments
and buying only for Immedlato sup
plies, It Is qutto safe to flguro that
they see supplies In the dlstuuco that
must be forced onto tho market, or
feel a lettlng-up of tho demand for
Ab fur as the general statistical
position is concerned, however, it
has lost 110110 of the main elements
of strength. Cuban crop estimates
h"oTdld tho Republican party In par
tlculnr nnd tl(o wholo people of tho
Gallon In general a favor that can
hardly bo ovcicsiininieu. iiiauincuu
Srlent was voted down, nnd tho pres
ent tariff Intv uphejd by a vote of no' absolute dependence Is to
lett & Gray refuses' to cut down tho
additional fifty thousand tons that
the Cuban authority has clipped off
his previous estimates.
Although Hawaii has learned that
MAN0A VALLEY New three-hedroora hungalow in '
process of construction, near car-line. Choice ele-
,. vatlon $4000
MAN0A VALLEY Two -story house; three bed
rooms; mountain and marine view. House mod- ,
ern,, grounds well. improved $5500
MANOA VALLEY Building.lots. We have two bar-,
11 gains in building" sites ,...$950 and $2000
MAKIKI DISTRICT Two bargains in homes ..,....
n :,, ,...k $3000 and $3500
A ROOMING HOUSE NEAR TOWN Furnished; to lease
for a terra tof years. .Good opportunity 'for the right
v m .K, r ,
Several FURNISHED HOUSES for periods of four to sir
months. Rentals 1 . . t $60 to $100 per vmonth
WICHMAN & CO. make a
specialty of fine copper plate
and die work.
Orders for Wedding and
Reception Invitations may
safely be left with Wichman
& Co., with the assurance
that the order will receive
careful and prompt attention,
and be executed in correct
H. f. Wicfiman .
& Co.. Ltd.,
Tho following Washington dispatch'
shows thnt tho United States Clovorn-,
ment Is keeping a very strict watch
upon tho Friar lanils In tho Philip
pines: v '
Washington, April 10. nepicwnta
tln Mnrtln ot Colorado In determined
to sccuro an Investigation of whnt ho
calls n "gigantic grnb of frlur lands
lu tho Philippines by tho sugar trust.
On tho floor of tho House last Fri
day Mr. Martin accused Attorney-Gen-oral
Wlckersham of friendliness to
ward the trust when he"2ald "tho trust
Is, now tho head of rne Department of
Justlco of tho present Admlnlstra-.
This brought forth n doplnl yester- j
day from Mr. Wlckersham In tho form ' ter.
of, n letter addresseii to ucpresenia-1 Mr. Martin announced ho intended
tlvo Dennett of Now York, which was to carry Ills charges against tho Do
rcnil Into tho Record. Tho letter fol- viartmcnt of Justice to a dullnlto con
lows: I elusion. He now has a resolution
"I havo read In the Congressional 1 pending for mi Investigation of the
Record of March 25 a statement mado acquisition of friar lands la the Phil-
by a member from Colorado mat 'ino ippines by Huvcmoycr Interests.
The Most Fashionable
of All Leathers
We illustrate here
with A PUMP WITH
STRAP ACROSS THE
A popular style that
fits perfcctlv. ,.
-Made of jet .black
SUEDE, on a NEW
SHORT VAMP high
arched Cuban heel
As low in price as
mttny inferior .shoes of
The Pair, $4.00
Shoe Col, Ltd.
1051 FORT STREET
former attorney for tlio sugar trust, is
at tho head of tho Department of Jus
tlco of the present. Administration,'
and later on what purports to bo n
quotation from a newspaper editorial,
headed, 'Attorney-aeneraJ Wicker
sham, tho Former Attornoy of tho Sug
Mr. Martin said in nn interview:
"Tho Attornoy-Gcnoral, you will
observe, carefully avoided making any
denial ot tho principal features of my
charges, to-wlt, that his .decision gave
tlio (jiigar trust 55.000 acres of friar
lands for a prlco less than tho Govprn-1
ment paid for It, nnd tncro was no wnr-
"That such statements may not gain rant oMaw for such a decision. Tho
nnj' currency, I would liko to say that Haw plaTnly limits tho sale ot public
I never wns attorney for tho sugar lands to nny ono perton or company to
tnialliv whtrli'I understand Is meant I 2500 ncrea nnd Ihern lu no nuestlon of
ftho American Sugar Refining Company the friar lands being public lands.
nj. Ua nlllml nr ailhaldtnrv COrnOra- I "Mi Wlplrnrchnn. envn lilu nnHn.f
'""I1" ........... ;',.!". ,. """ "- i.. ......
tlons nor nan any proiesmuuui , m wnom i unuersianii wns Jienry ,v.
business relations with It. ' Taft, a brother of tho President, and
"Tho only possible foundation for not ho, was attorney for. tho, sugar
such a statement lies In tho fact that trust. This form ot disavowal jili not
mm of mv nartncrs some three years ' carrv'much weight.
I ago was retained as counsel for tho "i shall contlnuo my efforts to show
(American Sugar neflnlng Company In up what I Relieve Is but tho beginning
'a single lawsuit brought against it, 'of a gigantic grab of tho friar lands
' and pursuant to such retnlncr 'ho ns- or the .Philippine Islands by tho sugar
l slstcd In tho defense of tho company trust, nil mado possible by an unwnr-
j In that action nnd an nppcal was tak- ranted decision of (ho Attorney-Gen-
en from n Judgment In lis favor, but , oral. I. shall decldo upon a further
In thnt lawsuit I was neither consult- course within nidny or two.
I cd nor did I render any service." "Thero nro 408,000 ncres of theso
I Representative Martin was not on frar lauds in tho Phlllpplno Islands,
tho floor of tho House at tho tlmo tho acquired hy tho Government at a cost
letter wns road by Mr. Bennett, but 0f 17,200,000, which Is $18 per acre,
when advised of tho matter, secured Tho sugar trusty acquired of this 65,000
1 a copy of tho Attorncy-Ocneral's let- acres for JO an aero."
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