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HONOLULU STAK-BULLETItf, WEDNESDAY, JUNE IS, 1913.
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Martin MERCHANT TAILOR j Moved to Fort Above Hotel St. : MONUMENTS and all kinds of marble wor.k. cleaned and repaired hy expert workmen at reasonable prices. Call for Zimmerman at, V .vl- J. C. AXT ELL'S f r. Alakea Street t Office Coats Black and Pongee Shades. ' From $2.50 Up. .J.. Afong Co; Empire Building. NEW OAHU CARRIAGE MFG. CO. Wholesale and Retail Dealers In Car riage and Wagon Materials and Supplies. Carriage Makers and General Repair- era. Painting, Biacksmitning, Woodworkina and Trimmina Queen SL nr. Prison Road A Few Genuine Facts Are Smothered in a Maze of Inaccura-. cies, Untruths and Pure 'Bunk Pictures Good and In teresting but Apparently Taken Many Miles Away from These Islands -S: By ERNEST N. SMITH Special Star-BulWln Corr-8pOTMlnceJ SAN FRANCISCO, June 13. There has lately been showing in one of Los Angeles finest theatres a moving pic ture panorama of the Hawaiian Isl ands, heralded as "A 1100,000 Trip Through Hawaii.' ' ' I went the other evening, and don't remember ever having heard so much pure "bunk, and so many inaccura cies as the Illiterate lecturer poured forth to my astonishment : and grief. There were one or two genuine facts presented, one or two Hawaiian words spoken correctly, but that'; was all. The pictures were wonderful, and so far as they went gave one an In accurate though interesting Idea of what the Sandwich Islands might be, I say inaccurate because ; when the show was over, the desire aroused to visit the Islands would be coupled with, a feeling that the trip couldn't be taken without an adequate arrange ment for gun bearers and guards. With one exception, the show was of "Hawaii primeval." : The entertainment opened with a perfunctory introduction,! very un grammatically given, by a tall gen tleman, who either never heard of the islands before he saw the pictures, or was asleep on the beach when he was there. - .7-r -' Once launched, however on his discourse we were first shown a pic ture of Queen "Lllikane," of "splendid attainments," and then a 'picture of "her late husband, the king." The lecturer didn't pronounce his name.- The picture though was of Kala kaua. . A.---' : Then began the moving picture. What was evidently a jcanoe passing Cocoanut Island off Hilo was Intro duced to us- as "a scene ; on one of the small lakes near Honolula the Islands abounding with these small lakes." " ;y':--',.i.'; :.;rv, As a passing commentary the lec turer Informed us that "Honolula was on the island of Ohew. : Boys sliding down : a grassy slope on ti-leaves made a pretty picture, and I, learned they were . on their way down, the: bank, into "another one of the many lakes found In Hawaiia." FJremen Japanese. T . 'An exqulsite; picture of Japanese maidens wandering through a Jap anese garaen Drougnt applause irom the spectators. 1 was pnzzled In the description that this was "one of sev en Immense tea gardens In a wonder ful Honolula park," where, these ; maid ens In their kimonos might be found wandering about' all day long. -". ' . The sugar cane industry was shown only In small part, the most' interest Ing parts of the process perhaps be ing omifted. The pineapple Industry was showafin its entirety In a most interesting way. .The lecturer brought oui in a manner to indicate that the thought was horrible, T that women worked in the fields and in the Hack ing houses with the men, and that the pineapple Industry particularly- was terribly hard on women, . many of them being forced to stand 8 4r 9 hours a day. A man in the audience asked what wages were paid for this work. The lecturer replied "About $1.50 a day." - . v: : ; . In several Instances the Japanese were introduced as natives, and In the nre drill of the Honolulu fire depart ment the firemen were often Japan ese. ;., . . . The entire lecture. In fact, imnress ed one with the Idea that the " islands seemed to be owned by Japanese, who let the remaining Hawaiians . live on one end of the land. t One series of pictures showed the Hawaiians In ancient tribal costume, we .impression being left (whether from ignorance or with purpose I don't know) that the natives lived that way toaay. one picture showed "some friendly white men being initiated in to one of the tribes." : The views of sugar cane were taken, according to the lecturer, "on the 45.- 000-acre sugar plantation owned by jonn Li. spreckels of San Dieeo." The Bonine pictures of the natives surfing were among the most interest ing and 'best-llked, and I discovered the surfing trips were much loneer than In the old days, the natives "rid ing the boards In from two or three miles off shore." The surf-riding on boards was described as beine verv dangerous and many were;kilied at the sport. . ! Sharks Invade Homes The only worse feature in the isl ands, according to the imaginative lec turer, was the sharks, discussed as a Young Bros, shark-fishing expedition was thrown on the screen. "Many a native home had been darkened by the sudden rush of a man-eating shark" when the bread-winner or pol-pounder was enjoying a surf-ride , or a brief dip. : The remaining part qt the? lecture was comparatively , accurate, as the speaker confined himself . mostly tod reading the headings to the pictures, and embellishing the general descrip tion with a "I dare say" or !"I imagine" remark, which was entirely in place. The pictures of the volcano were a fitting climax to an ; evening, photo graphically interesting, and the , spec tators seemed greatly thrilled Over the lava fountains and lava flow. " The lecturer said' it took two years to get the photos, and there was the great-, est danger connected with Ithe work. , He declared one picture was taken ' within twenty feet of the flow. It was a magnificent view, but a man sitting near by declared audibly that it was ' a lie the pictures were taken with a telephoto lens. I I don't ; know who was correct in ! this instance. . . The pictures were undoubtedly thrilling and exciting enough to a stranger, but to a kamaaina trie lec-l ture was a snare and a delusion. Evi dently not the slightest regard had been paid to getting facts or interest ing data. The morning after the lecture I got in touch, over the phone, with a Mr. Frledlander. who said he was manag ing the show. After telling him what I thought of the lecture he grew in dignant and disputed the facts for a time.' "-: ' I asked him If he Lad ever gotten any Information from Mr. Wood of the Promotion Committee, but he had never heard of him. I couldn't learn if Friedlander had ever visited the islands, but in the end he gave me a cordial Invitation to attend the- lecture again, as his guest, and call his at tention to the inaccuracies in tne lec ture. Which I shall gladly do. Baron Kato of Japan has gone to China for an extended tour to study conditions. It is thought that Jiis vis; it will have an Important bearing on future relations between the two coun tries. : X ' Chinese immigration to North Bor neo is to be encouraged, whole fam ilies being imported for work In the fields., v;--:,-;,:'.'-;::- A school of banking and commerce has been opened in Wuchang The Reform and Progress Varty Is charged with having plotted to over throw General LI, commander of ;the army. A -number were' executed for sedition : but the ringleaders escaped. In a skirmish with the Thibetans at Tongchong the Chinese were success ful, taking 'twenty headsand captur ing a field gun. Funds are being collected In Can ton for a punitive expedition against Mongolia. Prdfessor Frank Goodnow, of Co lumbia University, who has been en e-o- . ernmenl to supervise the drafting Xt the constitution, has signed a con tract for one year s 'service. at i5,uuu. The preliminary advance of $2,500r 000 on account of the quintuple. loan has not yet been delivered to China Hsu Shih-yin, minister of justice, has tendered his resignation because the prosecution in the Sung murder case was taken from his jurisdiction. In the presence of ten thousand spectators, a German aviator giving an exhibition at Mytho, Indo-China, was killed by the fall of his machine from a height of 1,000 feet ; Admiral Jerram, commanding the British sauadron In China waters now visiting in Japan, was granted an audience by the emperor and em press. .-. ' . special ponce precautions were taken at the unveiling of the statue to Lord Curzon In Calcutta. It was fear ed that terrorists would attempt to wreck it .;.';; A Japanese aviator named Takeishi after rising to a height off 2500 feet in a Curtlss biplane was killed when nis macnine collapsed as ne neared tne earth. - -v,.; . ... The tourist season is under way In I'eklng and ; hotels are ' reported crowded. ' Inflammatory native press n Shang hai have been warned by the authori ties to tone down their articles or they will be suppressed. . ' : i . : Two members of the Japanese diet have left for California to Investigate the land question. A calmer attitude is noticeable in Japan just now. '..;' : i ; '; The Armitage Orphanage in San Mateo, generously: provided for by Miss' Jennie Crocker and others, is to be abandoned and the wards placed in other institutions. s Solid is having a clear brain and a continuous round of-good health. . : If you don't know what this means, try leaving off coffee 10 days, and use ".. "There's a Reason,, GLEANINGS FROM THE GOLDEN EAST There Comfort POSTUM OV! R GOOD ONE By no means the least enthusiastic person in the crowd that will greet the Honolulu swimmers on the arrival of the Wilhelmina at San Francisco next week will be Mrs. Celia Moore Haskins, a pretty little widow of that city. Her admiration of the Hawai ian swimmers and athletes is un rounded, but it is not to Duke Kaha-! namoku, the star of the aggregation, that sche will pay homage. Instead, her admiration and undi-j vided attention will be devoted to J. j B. Lightfoot, the young attorney. It 1 is whispered here, on good authority, ; that for these two the wedding bells will ring ere Lightfoot returns to his home and legal duties, in the Islands. Few of "his friends who bade Bert Lightfoot au revoir on the departure of the Wilhelmina this morning di vined the actual purpose of his trip to the coast, it is said. He had given out i inai ne was going io wunes3 ine swimming meet in that city on July 4 and 5. In fact, it is understood that none of his companions on the vessel are apprised of the facts in the case, and they will receive a shock of sur prise when the gay little woman ap pears at the San Francisco pier and takes possession of big, jovial Bert. Newspaper readers will remember that this particular romance began last Regatta day, when Mrs. Haskins appeared here with the wives of the Alameda oarsmen, who won the big senior event on the territorial holi day. With Lightfoot, who was an of ficial of the races, and - Mrs. Haskins, the visitor. It seemed to be a case of "love at first sight" The Alameda crew set up t training quarters' at the Healani Yacht & Boat Club, of which Lightfoot is a member, and it was only natural that when the : women went down to witness the practice events and the final big race, they should meet the more prominent mem bers of the local club. , ;-r After the regatta the visiting crew remained here two or , three weeks. The local boys say that Lightfoot's courtship was a whirlwind affair. He promptly took a leading part in the entertaiuraent : of the coast athletes and their wives, ant the washing wi dow was ubiquitous. He entertained the crowd at. i? the paternal country home at Wahlawa-. for a day or two, and accompanied ithem on their trip to the volcano. ""-' The courtship was openly recog nized before that journey ;nded, and the couple were made the victims of a practical joke on their return, being showered ' with rice as they left the bteamer at the Inter-laland dock. Then, after Mrs.' Moore had return ed to the coast with the Alamedas, the af flair reached the newspapers, when it was learned at San Francisco that the was wearing ar new diamond ring. Lightfoot first tiled to deny it had been his gift, but. his denial proved futile for the little woman jcheerfully admitted the betrothal. 1 V . As the denedict-to-be did not divulge his intention before -leaving, home, it is not known where the honeymoon will be spent, but It Is .quite .certain the couple wlll return to make their home In Honolulu. We hear so much about the Pa nama; Canal, but do not realize that there is another canal being built in New York state, nine times larger than the one in Panama. t The enlargement of the Erie canal exceeds the Panama Canal and is really the, greatest project of this kind in the world. The Panama canal cov ers ogly a district fifty miles, while the Erie canal extends over .530 miles. It has to cross railroads, skirt cities, make junctions, follow river beds, climb over mountains and drop down through valleys. , Fifty-seven locks are being built or are completed in the canal. Then there are ten smaller ones. On the Panama canal there are but six pairs of locks. At Little Falls there is a lock which is the highest one in the world 40 feet higher, than the lock at the Gatun section of the Panama. At Medina, this caaal goes through a gorge 90 feet deep and 500 feet wide. Across this there is an aqueduct built of concrete with a span of 285 feet and width of 129 feet. The Erie canal has thirty dams, while the Panama canal has only three. There are twice as many men building the Panama canal as the Erie. The drop cf the Erie canal to the sea level Is 563 feet. The drop of the Panama canal is 120 feet. The depth of the Erie canal is 12 feet; that of the Panama 36 feet The locks of the Erie canal are worked by elec tric and hydraulic powers, and it will cost 140,00C,000 When completed; j The Erie ; will enable goods to be i transported from the middle of the ' continent to New York City by water. Work on this canal can be seen all along the route. The great dams on the Mohawl . and the locks holding the Water beck, and the great excava tions at Cahaes, where the canal ter minates in the Hudson river, do not attract much attention, and yet they are of greater importance and involve engineering - problems far beyond those, at Pant ma. If the sightseers who wish to ob serve great public works in process will go up on tl e New York Central , following the Erie canal, they will , witness more stujndous engineering problems than are -arried on at Panama.- V; :. ,' ":: ERIE CANAL It doesn't take -that's why have to change GOO D suits, so The Boys.like our Washable Suits because there are many including the Norfolk. The mothers like them because of thetnaterial in them; pique, twills, white and bronze linen, galatea and crash. These-materials stand the - test of wear and washing. :: ':- 4 Prices arc very fair and equable: $ i .7 to Jio the suit. Better equip your boy now, so as to be ready for his vacation time. Elks' Building Gimimd Greatest Bargains ever offered. On or after July 7th fre will ' in "Model Building," Fort St., ojipositd Convent ; HARBOR BOARD APPROVES NEW . PLANS An entire new set of plans, re-plotting the approach to the wharf at Ku hio Bay, Hilo, prepared at the sug gestion of Superintendent J. W. Cald well, was approved by the : board of harbor ? commissioners yesterday aft ernoon. The new road Is to extend in a diagonal line from Front street to a point within a few hundred feet of the pier.. ;;.:-,v:', '-' Under the new plans a piece of land now owned by Senator John T. Brown will be needed, and the public works department has been advised to pro cure the tract by an exchange of lots with the private holder. ? ' The $25,000 appropriated? for the thoroughfare to the new wharf Is to be spent In- grading a; sixty-four foot right-of-way from Front street to the wharf and in paving to a twenty-four width the road from the pier terminus toward Front street as far as the fund will carry the work, the remainder to be undertaken by the city of Hilo. It is planned to use only the very best material, making a roadbed that will endure fifteen or twenty years. . A wealthy. Stockton rancher, going home after dark, fell in a posthole, diving in head first He couldn't get out, and suffocated. - : i Now that the ways and means com mittee of congress has revised the cot ton schedule, it is discovered that the committees figures were $47,000,000 less than the actual cotton production amounts to. The bodies of seventy-five Cninese are being shipped from San Diego to China. The Chinamen have been dead from ten to twenty years. A woman flying with a French avia tor got her skirt caught in the levers, the plane toppled and both were killed.- ; . y. .-'-A A sudden weather change in Chi cago caused the thermometer to' drop 40 degrees in a few hours. Sarah Bernhardt has arrived in Par is from her American tour $200,000 richer, and "not at all fatigued. . The Southern Pacific is to spend $45,000,000 in the west for new sta tions and more track and equipment preparatory to the 1915 rush. Thirty-one weather bureau em ployes have been reduced for their po litical activity in behalf of former Weather Chief Willis Moore. . President Wheeler of the University of California declares that Emperor Wilhelm of Germany prevented a gen- World News the youngsters long to get their clothes soiled at play they should wear Washable clothing. And as they their clothing often, their Washable suits should be as to stand the wear and tear well. '!.' (TV "The Home of Good Clothes" - ESepno veil NOW ON 3 RjJf::-': Fort Street, below Convent eral European war at the time of the Balkan trouble. ! i ' ' The Argentine government paid $150,000 for Braganour, the first horse past the post in the recent English derby. The horse will be used for breeding purposes. . Farmers In Eastern' California are using flypaper, . molasses and snakes In the fight against the grasshopper pest.-" .", '; '.'... ', ' - Here Ig a Chance f or ajSeal Bargain A Few Fifty Volumes, Bound In Crossroads BooRshop; lUd, Young Hotel Bldg. We are confident that the meats in this market are the best ever sold here, because they are tender, the fat is in evidence j and the flavor of the meat Is in every cut ; Metropolitan Meat Market PHONE 3445 1 WHEN YOU ARE READY TO MOVE RING US UP I We have the best equipment for that line of work in, town Men That Do This Work Know How. Hawaiian Espiess Co. Phone 2464 LORRIN K. of their styles, of which ; ,King Street i A Japanese youth was picked up ia Netf York harbor off Fort Wadjworth. He- claimed to have been swlmmics two hours trying to catch his hat A negro caught In Oakland has con fessed to 2$ robberies during , thij year,; X;U :',-,:, . r-'- ' SteamsUip companies operating on the Great Lakes have raised-passenser rates 25 cents owing to an increase la expenses. r .. . r T 8ets of Green Cloth, for $33.00 Cath THE Phone 2401 SMITH, MgrA Nuuanu & Queen Sts.