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NO' MORE '
Opposition to Plan
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17. Delegate
Wilcox of Hawaii today Introduced n
bill making the leper colony of Hawaii
a. United States government n
and providing thnt the colony
Khali be under the control of the Secretary
of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. Senator
Piatt of New York, and Representative
I. 1'. Wagner of Pennsylvania will Introduce
blllls this week providing for
a commissioner of leprosy and a homo
for lepers. The Intention of the bill
Ih to have the nation In harmony with
the suggestions for International action ,u
provides for a commissioner of leprosy
who shall be a physician of ten years i
nrnrllrn rtnrl xvhn flhnll rprplvo n R.llnrv
of $5,000 a year. He Is to reside In New
York or San Francisco. For the
Hon of bulldlng3 for lepers 530,000 la ho
appropriated. In addition n square mile he
of the public domain Is to be set aside
for a colony of the unfortunate. No.
site Is designated, but the apparent in-
tentlon is to select some place on the
There seems but one sentiment with
regard to the action of Delegate Wll
cox In introducing the. bill reported, . it
fnr Ihn nrontlnn nn lllr I1nn,l nt Mn. ' i
lokal of a natlonnl leper station. Tha1 wealthy people, who might want to
consensus, not only of the Interviews make their residence In the isli.id.s.
given, but of many more which could ( People In the States have a
ba had for publication, is that it tion of the islands, as It Is. but this
vas a most unwise move in that it wou,i )e tne vory wor8t lninB tnat
YlUUiU rCUUil HI UlU llllt VI i
and near of Hawaii as the leper sta
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(II CILlli LIIC VUlMlllh V4. htbUb uuitlirblii
tm ( nm tho tirt ilniK ihn ninn h.i
been broached, for during the short
session of last winter Congressman
Kahn, of San Francisco, Introduced the
came bill, but It was too late to have;
It passed by that Congress. The effect. It would probably place the
ion seems to be that coming (mm the ictt1ctncnt tinder the supervision of the
delegate from these Islands It will Marine Hopltal service. Spec al
more than from a natural enemy hip vessels would have to be proilnci
of the Territory. There Is no doubt for the transportation of lepers, for tne
but the proposal will be fought, and ii,.Kidar steamers would hardly care to
If It is found necessary to create a Lminnnr iiwlp imilnpu li ilolnr tn.
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far away from this group.
Prince Cupid raid that he did not
think It would make very much difference,
as everywhere, according to
his expsrlence, Molokal was Hpoken of
us a leper settlement. The fact is, he
said, that tht.re would be no greater advertisement
of the fact of the presence
of leprosy with the making of the reservation
national than there Is now.
General J. F. Boper said that he was
utterly opposed to the Idea, as It would
simply give to the world one thought
which ever would be connected Willi
Hawaii that It was a lazaretto. This
would damage the country veiy much
nnd would be well nigh fatal to the,
chances of the building up of a great
tourist rade. He considered the fact
that such a bill was Introduced as n
great misfortune, and the people should
see to It that It never passed.
Edmund Norrle, of the Independent,
f.ild: "This hns been tried before,
and hns always failed. It should fail
now. It would be ruin to the country
to have It spread about that the lepjis
of a nation were gathered In It. There
would be a complete Identification of
Hawaii with the disease, and people
would stay away, for the mason that
they would get the Idea that there
was a perpetual epidemic. We know
that the disease Is not nn epidemic,
but the general public does not know
this, and will Bhun the Islands so thnt
they may keep as far apart as thoy
con. It would be a disaster should
such a bill become law.
Hon. J, A. McCandlcss said that he
never before hod thought there were
two opinions as to the necessity for the
keeping of the lepers of this Territory
npart from those of other lands, nnd
In a safe and comfortable place. He
said the people now at the seettlement
undoubtedly were carefully attended,
well cared for and fed ns well us they
rr.lgnt be. It ivaB the duty of the
people of the Territory to protect Its
been, and there Is no ronton why It ran-unfortunate
wards and to make nil
not do o In the future. The Intiodi.c
provision tor mem wunoui regaru to
the simple question of expense. In his
opinion there would be great damage :
done to the Territory should It become ,
a matter of common notoriety that the
dumping ground of the lepers of a
nation was upon one of the Ulands of
Andrew Brown, superintendent of the
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,..v. uivuiiiuciH, n.uu. xiiem aiiuuici
never be such a bill Introduced. The
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HAWAIIAN GAZETTE! TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, l&ni. SEMI-WEEKLY.
'bettlement tliern tin mnnv nnlnrn i n.l. UnUSUUl lellirtll fur Ift'iili .,, nils country,
Territory cannot afford to have It ""''". m1ny
known through the world that this hot 'J Mae- which makes It not a prison.!""! U benutifuil llnbhed. Tha exterior
been made the dump for nil lepers of .",ke 80 ,,l;ln' others, but simply n place J ynt'ited a rleh nwlier brown, or what
the Union. There are many who would; ot "egregutlon. Not n great mnny more ? ,,inimu' --"l"V; railroad nun as tho
m .. i. i. a ;,i.i. ,,.... It ncrs COUl.l lip rnrr.l fur llinr., ,.., ir I'Ullmilll CO. or." With I'll il tr'mm'turj
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Pacllle Coast States. This would "' The settlement oeeuplea
sprend the reputation of the Islands asomy ,ho Peninsula, which Is shut off by
-a hotbed ot leprosy, and we would lose ,,1 mountains on ono side and th se.i
cverytning. -rue plan is one which
Hhould not have been recognized by
any Hawaiian. Icpro3y Is declining
here, and we hhould bee that no new
blood comes to build It up.
Mr. William Cornwell said that he
thought there might be action despite
adverse opinions on the part of Hawaiian!,
,but he thought the subject
was one which should not have been
mentioned by any Hawaiian.
From those who have to do with the
care of lepers In Hawaii the opposition
to the establishment of a national reservation
at Molokal as proposed ty
Delegate Wilcox, Is even more bitter
than by laymen who have had little
acquaintance with the disease,
nnd look upon the matter only from a
commercial standpoint. The Hawaii ins
ore also against the wild scheme of
Wilcox, and are beginning to wonder
what their delegate Intends to do in
Those members of the Hoard of
Health who were willing to discuss 'l.e
matter at all. were much opposed to
any national interference with a
Territorial affair, and every member'cf
the board who was questioned yesterday
took a stand in opposition to the
legislation proposed by Wilcox.
Superintendent Reynolds, who Is in
charge of the Molokal settlement nnd
who has been more or less Intimately
connected with the care of leprosy fur
twenty years, chaiacterlzed the bill ns
"It's abominable," he paid yesterday.
"What does he mean, anyway, by such
a jv.easure. It would simply make tho
Hawaiian Islands n dumping ground
for lepers from everywhere. As It Is
now Hawaii has a bad enough name because
of the settlement, but this would
make It ten times worse. Even In Honolulu
the people believe that tho whole
Island of Molokal Is given over to the
lepers, when In truth they have but n
very small portion. It would be the
same way if this bill passes with the
people In the United States: they would
think that the entire Island group Is
given over to lepers. Our people now
nrc as contented over there ns It Is possible
to be under the circumstances, nnd
bring a lot of lepers of other nationalities
here would cause lots of trouble,
and disturbance. "For that matter
from reporti I have heard I believe
some of the States have Just as many
lepers as we have. Ther.e are loss than
thousand now, and some of the States
are said to have that many. A tract
should bo set apart In each State lar
their segregation, and Hn wall not tniJr
the dumping ground for all the State.". '
"For tho past Ave years, oven before
annexation, there was an attempt to
make this a national leper ro'tiement,
but It has always been bitterly oppug.u!
nnd now that tho disease Is deireising
wouW unfalr t0 niaUe
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Dr. vi . MOlire of the Board of
Henlth did not believe that Deles'ite
Wilcox could have been In earnest when -
Introduced such a bill, or else that
had been Imposed upon In some
..TllB vory ,ica is absurd," said tho
.loetnr vestortlav. "Wileox surelv was
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he Introduced such a bill. Making
a national reservation would give
the Territory a black eye from which for
could never recover. It would cir-
talM' Keep away all tOUrlSIS or
.could happen. I believe the phyt.icl.tns the
or business men should take some jtop,
to counteract the Influence of Wlleo:: a
bill. The commercial organlzat! ins
would be the proper ones to protest :o
Washington, for this 13 a matter that
vitally affeets the Territory a n whole,
and not one class.
"if the bill passed and tho law wenU
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i present the unfortunates on Molo
kal .'lu as contented nnd hupuy ns i-,
possible under the circumstances; but If
u fortlgn element was introduced trouble
would Fiircly result, l.ei rosy lice i
now In the hands of experienced men.
who have studied the In the Islands
lor years, and nny change woiita
likely bo unfavorable, ns the settlement
m'fiht fall Into the handi of those who cr
do not understand the peculiar conditions
surrounding the disease In Hawaii. I am
ationgly opposed to any such bid .. tho
ono introduced by Dtlegato Wilcox, and
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Dr. Cooper of tho Hoard of Henlth did
'"ot wUh t0 exi'rcss "'' opinion, nor did
l'icut o Olltcer Pratt, though neither
weie in iavnr oi tne mil.
U. A. member of the Hoara
of Health, was strenuously opposed to
the Unlttd States making a national leper
settlement of Molokal.
"Until 1 rto a copy of Wilcox's bill,"
raid he, "I cntinol very will express a
dctnllul opinion. To nny movement that It
looks to rending lepers here from the
ITn'tcd States I am opposed. The settlement
Is n local affair; tho care of lepens
began with the monarchy, and continued
through the provisional government
and lopubllc. Thilr conditions and needs
Imvo been carefully studied through nil
these years, and now tho caro of lepers
hns been developed to Its highest point.
Tho people of tho Territory nro willing
to t'ke care of their own; the population
at Molokal now Is nlmost exclusive
ly Hawaiian, and the Introduct'on ot a
rorclun clement Into the settlement could
not but crento dissatisfaction and cause
"Tho exchango of the expense of caring
for our unfortunates for lepers from
nil over the United States nnd Its accompanying
troubles, will not be n benefit
to the Territory. Hawaii is willing to
take care of Its own. It nlwnvs hni
ton of a forelcn element to shnr., thn
!prlviIeBes Havvlllnns Hut
o t.u, ennnot
call!to dl.con.cn. nnmm
ijitcd states afflicted with leprosy
wolll(1 no douI), l.n !n.l . l. ,1 I
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, li if
national settlement were .
(established here, for It I, everywhere
(looked upon as a loathsome disease.
"For another thing, there I, a limit to'
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,u, i ur, ami me space is limited, as
me present nron cannot be extended.
I hhould think thnt Delegate Wilcox
was enough acquainted with conditions '
here not to Introduce such a bill."
COUGHS AND COLDS IN CHIL-
Recommendation of a Well Known
I use and prescribe Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy for almost all obstinate,
constricted coughs, with direct results
I prescribe it to children of nil ngeu.
Am glad to recommend It to all In need
and seeking relief from colds and
coughs and bronchial afflictions. It Is
non-narcotic nnd safe In the hands of
till mnitt ItnnrnfADglnnnl A ,..!. .a.....!
panacea for all mankind. Mrs. Mnrv'
R. Melendy. M.D.. Ph.D.. Chlcngo. III.. ".rVa' l"at the palal schooner Walalua
U.S.A. For sale by all druggists and ulllch "!'nt nt Kaanapall had
dealcrs. Benson. Smith & Co.. Ltd., , ,b.enT K0,l,ten, 3,a,fc ' oft the reef "' the
ngentu for Hawaii. Ilu? Leslie Baldwin. It appears that the
schooner left Kalaupapa on Tuesday
,,. (afternoon. She met with rough
Miss Emily cousin of Mrs. er, nnd Captain Johnson concluding to
r'llZe thlfr SffJS!!!
dent and famllv.
OLAA'S B!G SUGAR MILL HAS
COMMENCED GRINDING CANE
f 0 -- 4t 4 - t -M 4 M---4
F. B. Mc5lockcr, Manatjcr of Olaa Plantation.
4 t f 4-
IIII.O. Dec. SC OKia mill Is grinding
Last week the machinery wr.s lr!u
nnd It worked beautifully. Munag'r
MeStocker derided lit th it lh."i
should be no delay In putting the mill
actual use. At ten mllei "n "-Volcano
road one Held. No. C, was ready
cutting, another one, leare? the
mill, was also ready and de'.iy meant
deterioration to the cane. Iiu'rurllons generate the steam to run two Immense
wen; theiefore fclvcn on SmusiUy n Corliss, one Rawlins and one Houston-put
Inboreis to cutting; mill hinds Stnnwuod and Gamble engines. One
wore brought to their porits at tV b: Corll3S has u thirty feet in
grey structure and Instruct-d ai 13 diameter, and weighing twenty tot.s.
their duties; fires were start.nl under The machinery used in grinding the
seven boilers long before dayllfjjt cane consists of two mill",
Monday, and before sev.i oVlj '; made by the Honolulu Irjn Works, and
big lly vheel of the under one roof will he fumd
engine revolved .ind lie ments for sugar bagging, yafuum pans,
chinery responded with each movement, evaporatois, crystalllzers, ceiurlftiga.ii;
At 7:30 Hnglnrer Scott "wlilstlod fir and machine rhops. In the center ot
cane-" In each department of the mil', the main lloor Is the laboratoiy,
the sugar to the ,loo: list, oughly equipped for
mon were overlooking the wot king The mill Is constructnl of utecl, nnd
parts that there should be no hitch In with the exception of the (.ngme rjonj.
work once the cane Htait;.! through vacuum pan and crystall:'. rooms, the
roller". On the concrete sugar dour,
where thirty thousand tonn it sugai
nearly a half million bags will be
packed for shipment before mill
closes down for the reason, men were
(busy mopping out and It if the
rubbish that had thfre. by water. It Is the Intention of
Seott was here, there and ager MeStocker, ho.vijvsr, to establish
where, but ns cool .Til calm as thong',- a complete rystem of loilway, so that
putting Into cainniU.s'.in the hcond In the event 'of it v,r.i.;d v n hi the
largest mill In tho terntjry was Hume cane may be transported to the
cry-day occurrence. Mannger mill from any p." it ot the .ll.uOO acres
was on hand with an eye on the of land.
Hume through which the eaue was toj The most lmpr v d machinery for
floated from Hold to mill. 'car making w. n a'ned by the coin-
It waa estimated that a"a throur.h fie ability of
wniii.i i. ,.,.niii,....i fr n, , .n glnecr Scott an.l his ussorlaV, Mr.
mill men -o on tno seoio pieparauong
onlv once did thn itnmo rlmVo nn n,i'FUEiir
.i... i.... , ,.. , , ,., .., .of .rouchneis and to "jac.i In 'a gathering o
"ten uui il lew ,IIU iriUIl lilt an.l ' -,,
mill, . , it , . nf tVir. nrlv
Ol tne p.irtV,
.,.. dr:lt"'Inc thpr.t nnmn Tlitj ront.i
tne gam was so aught mat the cane " - - ..m,.., of p
.,, , . ..." .... . . onenl.es Into a covered wnv. ce 01 i
n less inan inirty scconns. ;. . , z ,i --" jj,
cane to reach the mill after leavlnj the
Upper Held. The second wills. le was
blown nt 8:15 a. in., and nt exactly S:40
the Ilrst sticks passed down the shute,
up through the rollers and so nn
through the vailms pans, etc., until It
berame No. 1 sugar. The fact was
demonstrated that sugar cane would
grow lu Oltia and that sulllclent water
could be conserved and Ilumcd so that
would carry the cane on long distances.
This In spite of the opinions of
men longer In the district than either
Mr. MeStocker or Superintendent Ma
crae. There was no lack of wafr and
In the fields where the cane was be-
lug cut. as In the mill where It was b.
niK Kiiiuim, fveryining suowcu lite, anil
?nl i".01"'-' Wn8 nbs1olutoly,no hashing:
!. Inl.n.nu ...1 1 ...l.i I
...v mill aim .
there was no idlenesj. J. '. Clay "'" I
general bookkeeper, was on hand mi
pervislng the scales and putting the
weighers lu line to do thalr work In a
Olaa mill Is one of the largest "n
the Territory, having a capacity of 17;
Hllo Railroad's New Conch.
lly courtesy of Superintendent I-am-
bcrt. a party of six. w.,1, a Herald rep-
l.tnntfltll II tr.1f .. trl..t snln .... thn ro.iii
:::,:. 'J"','"r ,.u
Turtdny afternoon hi wiu
coach "II lo. This U not
Sr ",Tfl.0JL,l cJ"'i:..f?' 2:-.
railroad, but the tint one constructed for
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The lntrriar i .tiir. iv f,,.,""
"'lllmj being of oak v.- th
delicate tinted ornamentation. Th.i In-
t(,rlr woodwork on the sides Is polUheti
""" '"" uilr '3 pariiiioneu on in tho
u,"lri ueing ntted with easy-;
1'halr and the tloor covered with heavy ,
to'ly brussels carpet. A port er'o
is used as a partition. Tho window
thitdcd are a nove'ty. bc.iiir mado to that
...v, in Biuy v.nere put. The c.
very highly hnlshed. the , outside tavln"
had twenty co.iiu of mint i.n.i ..,r,,ui,
Th trucks a0re,of0rth,e,"pul nn i
and are easy riding. The car was btmt
In tho hhop of the II! o railroad com.
pany, and is a model of luxurv. It u
nttnchril to regular trains to Olna, an
charge of ten cents be.ng
6hW1 by lhe. HUS!la" mclal Hainnkuapoko. Maul. Consideration.
lions in recaru 10 ine actual cosi oi ;ne '-"
Trans-Siberian railway. According to VTT , Valp.o'
the Odessa Novostl. the line, when it m&ul iiawaH. Cons?deraUon ' L
waa begun ten years ago, was x. T.... ,i h.i,n.i m Tn
maue ror a chair. Tho holders of line can possibly be put In working or-class
tickets use the other half of the der. says the correspondent, there is
car w.lhout extra w, to believe thnt the total rost will
Waialua Off Rocf.
p"s came on the Mnuna Loa yes-
hhifted from nrti,.V:; . .V.. "'".
-- f 44-
tons of sugar, or 1300 tons t cane per
day. The Juice capacity It now M,0S0
gallons jier day. The maihlnery Is so
arranged that the capacity may bo
doubled at slight additional expense,
The automatic Lilllo effect was tried on
Saturday uml developed twenty-eight
Inches, tho highest In the history of
that machine. Theie are cevon Immense
bolleis In the .mill, and these
lloor la of cement. Ir. these they are
tongue and groove, 1'jIJ jii metal
A series of flumes over the cmMMnyV
lands enables the conipnn" to bring the
cane frjm nny of the f'fldi to the mil'.
IJell, It has boon t rp s tlure was not
n hitch lu the working on Mmduy. The
Krujousk! crux:- Is liivn liv un Independent
C. r'.ivi e-.'i,!:ii', and ln
twelve 40 by 2! unt Ifugal i a.-e dilven
by the Rawlins engine. In the boiler
room Ik an nutiun.itlc fee ler vth
connect I. ins, oiu for ta-ii lire. The tr.iii
Is eankd up an Inellno pa.s.ilng Int fie
automatic feeder, by whleh, with
of two men, the fir-'.s n,e
The lugging ronni Is on the mnktl
side of the building and has a ceiuvit
lloor, u featuio which ume
pany's tracks run. This Is a g'Kit
convenience, tor It enables the company
, -i.,,. i, ,.,., .in, .,,.. i ,
'i,nP. Tho ,, yard C0ver8 nearly lwo
ncrnu nn.l lilll unnn hn nnvnrn.l ...It,,
railway tracks. It .Is rstlmatud by
Manager MeStocker that It will rcVilre
six months for milling the first crop. In
addition to the cane of the Olaa Company
the mill will grind COO acres of
cano from "the Puna Sugar Company.
ward, nnd the Wnlalua hit the reef
atld staKIH "lore ""A11 u,e lle
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Wnlalua was hot nt Kaanapall when
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f, " t'"," "n" .n'n"1
settlement with the palal. The
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"". " n": """ was very
hllsht. On the morning which the
rnv vn me iiiukiiiuh tin iiiiilu t iu
Wnlalua got oft the reef Captain Card-
ncr succeeded Captain Johnson, and
too)c the schooner to Kahulul. The lat-
tcr states that he resigned because tke I
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"s,:""..ul .l"u cnuu..er loiu nun 10
lurn in a vveck. This he claims the
Walalua cannot do.
Ccst of Siberian Railroad.
NEW YORK. Dec. 19. The Odessa
correspondent of the London Times and
Now York Times says reticence Is
ed to cost 1150.250.000. but the difference,
estimated nnd actual, up to a year ago
was over 150,000,000 roubles. Before the
bo over one billion roubles, 515,000,000.
It Is'ronorted that at the meeting of
tho Hawaiian Sugar Company, to be I . , , , ,
held on January 20, a million dollar! ,Tho Fearless will tow the bary
bond Issue will be asked. It Is propos- I,c t0 Kaanapall this morning to com-
ed to use about JI00.0O0 of the issue for P,et0 her care of sugar, nnd get away
building n new ditch about ten or from Maul Ior,s before the first of the
twelve miles long for the purpose of Thls ls done si,ve the cargo
bringing water to the plantation from f5 taxation under the Hawaiian law.
1 !!HS ??!. W,W. Clark has.purchased In Vlen-
vr rom 4ia..yci0
Home Rulers Not
OJin RULERS discussed Chinese
exclusion last evening, taking
much time and engendering
more warm feeling. There were many
speeches, some 'hot air, and finally,
when the tension became so strong that
the name of Delegate Wilcox was being
used rather too freely to please Mrs.
Wilcox, she rose, and in accents which
showed some degree of warmth, 'defended
her absent spouse t osuch effect
thnt the subject was dropped.
The discussion came up over the re
ceipt of the acknowledgment of the
receipt of the resolutions adopted at
the Drlllshed meeting In farewell of
Wilcox, which declared In favor ot the
exclusion of Chinese. The question
which arose was whether or not the
resolution was In reality a Home Rule
pioductton, or whether It was not from
an outsider, foisted upon the meeting
and thus committing the party to the
declarations. Prince Cupid threw the
bomb, and earnestly wanted to find the
man who had written the resolution,
Tho prince declared that he did not
believe that there was nny unanimity
In the opposition of the Home Rulers
to exclusion. He declared that he was
not on excluslonlst, hut that he favored
restriction. He said he was In favor
of everything that would bo of benefit
t the Industries of the Islands. In hla
opinion there could be be brought here
a number of Chinese who could be
Imported only for field work, nnd who
could be deported ns soon as they
.showed an Inclination to get Into other
Hues, such as would make them competitors
with any white man or Hawaiian.
Several speakers went Into the matter,
citing the present competition of
the Orientals with the natives as
ns fishermen and as longshoremen,
and the final touch was given
to the matter when John Cmmeluth In
a long speech declared against the
Orientals, and said that Wilcox was
In favor of the resolution hs passed.
This aroused Mrs. Wilcox, aiid she replied
vigorously, saying that the delegate
was always In favor not of
but of restriction of tho immigra
tion of tho Orientals. This closed the .
Early In the meeting the committee
which has in hand the preparations
for the mass meeting on Saturday ,
evening of next week, reported I
ress. The committee a report waa received
and the prcpirntlons will proceed
along the lines which have bi'cn
cFtabllshed for the githerlng. Invitations
have been sent out to all the
the local courts, to the Territorial
and United States ofllc'nlp, and
to mnny prominent men of all shadej
of political faith, nuking them to bj
present nnd address the meeting. As
yet no ncceptarces have been received.
The same invitation went to every
member of the Legislature. In addition
there will be n special form ot
Invitation to be present sent to tha
prominent men of the city, so as to Insure
a gathcilng of size nnd Importance.
The committee which has the meeting
in chnrge is now engaged in getting
rendy for it a series of resolutions
which will simply give expression to
the sentiments of the letter of Invitation.
This, It Is Intended, will do away
itiii nny riiiuc'iii uiitritiict. A lie
iiaioiiM win oe confiiuereci anu unai
made for the meeting at
f the central committee
which Is to be held at the
rlnce Cupid Mondny even-
There was some discussion of tho
vacancies In the executive committee
which have occurred recently. These
nre two in number, and to fill the
places there were five names mentioned.
No election was held, but the matter
will be concluded at the next meeting.
Those nominated were John Holt,
John Wise, Morris Keohokalole,
and George Markham.
. There was no discussion either of the
Wilcox leper bill or tho turn down of
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
December 20 S. Kckumu to Mauula,
apana 3 and portion of 11. P. 1732, Kul.
021, Kuholtlen, Lahalna, Maul. Consideration,
Luahlwa to Helen Keokl, Interest In
It. 1'. 2SS7, Kill. 274C, Walalua, Oahu.
Oahu Railway and Land Company to
Oliver iiiiiii inn mi i iiiniir i I'l'iiri
ci y Eva Oahu Consideration Vl-
X L C Atkinson to C C Montngue
"" : Lu'!-l"'H. 1 iim ".u.1 " P 715 Kul
1163. walklkl. Honolulu, oahu. con
slderatlon, f 400
Frank H. Foster and wife to Johanna
G. Marshall, lot 31, Pawaa tract. Honolulu,
Oanu. Consideration, J1.S0O.
December 21 Marin 1'. Dlas and husband
to Mrs. Mnrle Uaptlsta, lot S.
map 10, Ahualoa, Haumkua, Maul. Consideration,
Jose do Souza and wife to Mnnocl
Ilorges, S ncres In hul lund, Ulumalu
c ni,. ,.r inmi Pmni nn,
Ponnhawal streets, Hllo, Hawaii. Con-
Tho Wilder Steamship Company has
just issued a very Interesting little handbook
dealing with the Islands ot the
group. It Is n'.ccly Illustrated. The form
Is that of the standard railway and
r.a uourica preyers collection or pic
lures for 160.000.
Do you know what water you
Is It boiled and then metered?
Your physician will tell you
first filter and then boll It.
You can save all this trouble
and be perfectly safe from all
diseases that are transmitted to
the system through drinking
water, buy using the
Puritan Water Still
This simple and Inexpensive
article can be used on your
wood, cool or oil stove, and will
supply beautiful distilled water.
you know. Is condensed steam,
mixed with pure oxygen.
Now that the heavy winter
rains have set in, you should be
more careful than ever.
Do not take any more
You cannot make a better Investment
thnn to purchase one
of our Puritan water stills.
No home should be without
We arc the Bole distributing
agents for the Hawaiian Territory,
and intend to push the
sale of these all over the group,
thereby reducing the great
amount of Buffering from malarial
You can see these machines
working In one of our front windows.
Jimntif! 9 p,;
I III U vi uiit
DcalcrH In Crockery, Glass
and House Furnishing Goods.
Sole agents for Jewel Stoves,
Gurney Refrigerators, Puritan
lilue Flame Stoves, United
States Cream Separators, Puritan
Water Stills, and many other
well known articles,
1 ' f3, Cj, C7
KING ST., HONOLULU.
NWTICK TO SHiri'KIlt.
ARE NOTIFIED THAT
i new freight schedule will go Into
iCet on and after December 1, 180L
Information In regard to changes In
' can bp obtained at the ofilce of
the company, corner Fort and Queen
C. L. WIGHT,
At the Club,
At Your Receptions,
and at all
m mm works cg
lole Agents for the Hawaiian Islands.
Island Orders Solicited.
Telephone Main 7L
Theo. H. Davies & Co.
AGENTS FOR FIRE, LIFE AN5
Northern Assurance Company,
OP LONDON, FOR FIRE AND
LIFE. Established 183.
Accumulated Funds .... 1,876,00.
Britlsli and Foreign Marine Ins. G
OF LIVERPOOL, FOR MARINE.
Reduction of Rates.
Immediate Payment of Claims.
THEO. H. DAVIES & CO.,