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MRS. G. B. F.OPER'VSwi. Lus. Mgr.
Saturday, Jun: 16
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m Wanted. - more social 15 To in Wuiuku. In all antiquated vil
lages wliero cverv one knows quite as iniiclt about his neighbor,
ilYairs as his uwuit i"t more, sociul life is often blisrhl.nl by. potty
liifkorini'. WailuUu. in emcunng ii.oih n
villa-e easing, should leave behind it these petty differences anri
,.,m,o to--i her in social v&viU. card parties, reading clubs, dance?
Mild like nnuiseuKiits. - in short should build u; a social condition
of atTtiirs voi t iiy of livp. ami jawing town-
,.ui- iMiinfnl dutv to refer to a criminal case tried
!u Wa'luku last week, in which an aged brutt
. .f mil r.i.nTV his IT 'KM. a Hi'? 10 CilllU. UTKler
before the jury
was tMLiviviii 1
iMTiiliarlv revoking rcuinstnueos. The case wa
wik fnvvicli-d bv a inrv of his countrymen.
so clear that he
f his countrymen. U ui sucii an outrage
occurred in the states. Judge, Lynea would, liavyi vuvsiue.ii. am:
from the uncontradicted evidenc( ilicited in this case., the old re
Vrolnue shouki l:;i - been svmig up to the nearest kukui tre.c. Now
mark. For til's most infamous crime, he received a sentence ot
-four years. Hawaiians themselves should ris,e, up and demand
that a fuller measure of justice be meted out to the wiyishers of
their children, either by the judge now on bench, or by v, judgi
wlio will punish such offences as they (leserve.
Steps ahpuld Uu taken to make WailuHn an incorporated town
as soon as possible. Corporate limits should be established, and
there is no roaisiiuabl.e doubt that the Wajluku Plantation will slice
off tt generous ju-oportion of its fat acres of cane, so soon as then
is a prospect of t-.m c.rting them i;ito town lots at remunerative
'riinvoliiKhnim ii constant demand during the past two
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vears for more dwelling Iuiusoh in yailku. and in the natural
course of events, this demand will become more acute. "Wialuku
is very sure to become a favorite resort in the, future, on account
of its delightful summer coolness, and men with long purses will
come here and wstablish delightful bungalows. es, we must m
(1.n-.orate. have a mavor and city council, ar.d own ouv. pwn water
works anl electric light system.
SI Wail n kn has a cemetery, and a lovelier spot for '-Gqcl's Acre"
could not have lieen found. But a s(,rqll through it will dpinonstrate
that it is sadlv neiilccted. Weeds and lqngjjstringers of unsightly
"rasses, to sav nothing of unpainted and broken down railings
IK- beiMitiful snot look us thouu-h it had been
a 'j.indon il. There is some question as to the title to the property,
bat that ceuU easily be arranged. This should be done at once, and
tliiK intvosi.Hl should take hold of matters at once and make the
place what it should ha, - a neat and well k',pt cemetery.
It is to be hoped that an apprqpr.iutkm inay bo secured to
construct bettor-harbor accommodations at Kahului. In spite of
the acknowledged skill and expi-.rionce of Superintendent Filler
than whom a more competent man could not be lound, it is mi
possible under the present c.nndition of af'a-:rs, to prevent a
coiigestion of iucimiing and outgoing freight when, as at the present
time, six or eight foreign vessels are in the. harbor at once, to say
nothing ef the island st(an:er freight to be hanillnil yyory week.
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f Thursday's luau in Iao Valley has dona much to bring the
men of Maui together as American citizens, irrespective of race
creeds or past political preferences. When the Hawaiian learns
the ful moaning o? the dignity and power conferred upon him with
American citijnship, when ho learns that in himself is vested the
sovereign pownr of which hi queen wa.s stripped, his new born
sovereiuntv should reconcile, him to the conditions which higher
laws than that of mere jneii have imposed upon him.
Mere idle talk will not accomplish anything, and if the citizens
of Wailuku really want a park at the reservoir sit . as t he generally
expressed consensus of opinion seems to indicate, a meeting should
be called and a live commute appointed who will take the neces
sary steps in the matter. The concerted action of the citizens of
Wailuku last ye ir, which resulted in the immediate construction
of this water works, should be an object lesson as to the best and
quickest way to get what we want.
What has become of J. McKants Stewart? A man of Ids bril
liant attainiii'jn and his rare knowledge of statecraft in its highest
and best sense i i not to bi readily "turneii down" by political
machinery, and when the tima comes for wise and skillful handi
craft in laying tiio foundations of our young territorial government
it is to b ) h ip :l that his voice will bo heard among those to whom
wo intrust the framing of the laws of Hawaii Territory.
t 1 T A BXrVtlS r MAY SUB
Oao will find in Ilono'ulu very few
pUints belonging to Hki original
flora of the islam'. Even the gra s-
os and weeds are nonr'.y all cx.it ie.
Tlu few "inligoaoui" tivtu o:-
oiixionullv nliinted are after nil nut
aboriginal, having bivn brought
fro-.n the Polynesian islands further
south by the original settlers. Very
few species peculiar to the Hawaiian
Islands are to found anywhere
except in the forests of the interior,
where such species mostly originated.
There are however many specie of
littoral plants which are widely
distributed, the seeds, tubers or
stems being transported long dis
tances without injury by the suit sea
water These, with some cosmopoli
tan ferns, whoso sporos are readily
Carried long distances by wind, or
accidentally adhering to the feathers
or feet of migratory birds, arc about
the only truly native plants oaic will
see in the vicinity of Honolulu.
The tree ferns which abound in the
forest, and which are peculiar Ha
waiian species, you will rarely see in
cultivation in Homhilu. TIn'V do
hi it thrive in so dry a climate. This
is unfortunate, for nothing could be
,1- . -e ornamental. The finest of
hi. Honolulu h the mango. Compact,
in its growth, its foliage is dense,
consisting of linearhi'icenlate, rather
rigid leaves, six to riiie inches leng.
dark green when mature, but. tvliilc
young in the spring, of a rich
purp'e-red color; the new leaves
contrasting with those of the last
year's growth, which in a tropical
tree are ef course persistent.
Following the flowers, which are not
more shewv than those of our native
-.i j Miics. comes a fruitage which
bend. low the. sturdy boughs of the
tree. Nature outdid herself in form
ing and painting the mango. The
urves of its outline are faultlessly
graceful the fruit ovoid, but. flat
tened a little, and with the two sides
unequally (kn eloped, giving it some
thing of a comma shape. The fruit
when ripe is a rich yelllow,. with, the,
side exposed to the sunlight crim
soned, as m reu-cliecKcd nnulcjj.
But then there are ajs many varieties
of maego as of apple.
There is nothing beaut mil about
a gufivatree, except its white, rosi
like blossoms, and its profusion o
fT.ililen-vello.v fruit. The habit of
the tree or buk is sti oggling. th
foliage coarse, a 1 often disfigm
fungiTs growth. It
A row of sh ide trees should be planted on either side of the
road from Wailuku to Kuhului, and unother frcru Wailuku to the
reservoir site, and. this should bo doa unci.
in is the pulu fern, Cibotium
amissoi, whoso uncoiling -young
cids are clothed with a glistening.
iiky, capillary chaff of an oLl g-iltl
olor, tine and soft as the finest
:'!; formerly collected under the
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ernacuiar name nuiu ior in.inu
pillows and mattresses the same
hint that in Sumatra is known as
nengawar iambi, or pauu Kiuang,
used bv surgeons as a styptic. The
ern trees in the woods have trunks
six to niteeu qr even twenty icei
nerh and six to ten inches or more
Among the indigenous trees oc
asionally seen in Honolulu is the
breadfruit tree, which is planted as
a shade tree with an eye to utility
flic young trees aye very beautiful
is long as they retain their symmet ri
1, pyramidal form. The ample
dark green, rigid leaycs, more than
a foot long and pinnately lobedniake
a very dense shade, and suggest the
a of extraordinary vigor of
growth which is carried out consist-
utlybythe great green globes of
its fruit. In the older trees the
beauty of symmetry is, lost, but there
remains an air of sturdy self as
sertion which seem to excuse their
Conspicuous by the paleness of its
very foliage among the shade
trees near the city, as well as in the
valleys of the interior, is the Kukui,
or candlenut tree, Aleurites iloluc-
cana. The fruit looks something
like the black walnut, but is larger
and frequently contains two nuts.
These are as large as an English
walnut, with a shell nearly as that
of a hickory nut from which are
carved effective ornaments, black as
jet, and capable of receiving a high
polish, The. oily kernels were
formerly strung on bamboo splints
by the natives for torches, whence,
to this day, a lamp is an ipu kukui.
Banana trees you see everywhere,
but not generally planted tor orna
ment. The trade wind blows ton
e.instantly to allow them to keep a
v. holeJeaf more than a day or t wo,
unless under shelter of a house.
The stranger is surprised at their
variety, as uinerent one from an
other as the varieties of pear or
ipplc. Some grow on small "trees
aot more than six feel) high, others
.in up fifteen, twenty and even
r.euty-fivo feet. The rapidity of
growth is something amazing. Cut
oif tlio trunk of a half grown plant
you find that it is made up simply of
t'.ie sheaths of leaf stalks, the centre
occupied by the coming leaf, which
immediately begins to push forward
so that in a few minutes it projects
noticeably, and in half a day it will
have grown out several inches.
The fruit of the different varietu1
varies greatly in size, shape, color
and flavor; the fruit cluster in some
varieties are very large, in others
always small. Of tlio thousands of
L'lij.isoms produced from each "bud,"
only a few, fifty or less to two
hundred of the first, are followed by
fruit; a seed is never developed.
One variety has the fruit cluster
erect instead of pendant. Some are
good to eat uncooked, and spoiled by
cooking, others ard unpalatable
unless cooked, when they are
You would not distinguish a plant
of Manila hemp from a banana
trco," but the fruit of tne former
is insipid, and filled with perfectly
Oue of t!io most stately trees seuu
by a black fungus growth, it is
rarelv planted, but it grows
pontaneously.on the uplands and in
tne valleys, forming, over extensive
tracts, a deufe enapai.iuU J.lioi-
ands ef tons of the fruit '() to
waste, every year. Under Aunexa
tion we mav cxnect that these will
be manufactured into delicious jelly
for which there should be a good
A characteristic plant in Honolulu.
especially abo.ii , houses of natives
is the papaya. An erect trunk,
generally, but not always un
branched, bearing at the summit a
cluster of large pahnately lobed or
divided leaves, fifteen to twenty
inches in diameter on petioles two
feet long, in the axil of each, in the
female plant, a bud, blossom or
fruit. There will thus be always
fruit in all stages of growth, the
lowest quite ripe and yellow, the
rest irreon. The fruit is melon-like
in size and structure, obovoid and
four, to live inches m diameter, but
the peppery seeds arc surrounded
with a fleshy covering. A plant will
ipen several .of these fruits each
week for several years. The male
tree iiroduc.es great panicles of
white blossoms having a delicious
Another tree during tne summer
mouths will attract especial notice
by its tempting display of fruit: this
is the avocado, more commonly known
as the alligator pear, Persea gratis
sima. The tree is not usually large,
nor is its foliage particularly at
tractive the rather coarse, some-
The Democratic Territorial Con
vention met in the Drill Shed last
Monday evening to elect delegates
to the National Democratic momen
tum at Kansas City on July 4. Nearly
every resprcscntative district was
J. M. Sims was elected temporary
secretary. Mr. Rhodes, then moved
that one man from each district be
elected on credentials. Dr. Boole,
YV. TI. Johnson. Kugene Sullivan and
J. M. Sin.s were elected.
After a recess of five minute.5,
when the eoinmitee reported, it was
moved that the matter ef permanent
organization be proceeded with and
Colojiei McCarthy was nominated for
Mr. Rhodes moved that the
Convention elect by acclamation the
following delegates to the Democra
tic Convention to be held at Kausis
City: Prince David Kawananakoa,
John S. Wise, John D. Holt, W, II .
Corn well. Chas. T. Wilder, now Con
sul at San Francisco, ar.d W. ' S,
Withers. This, nut ion was second
ed and -the elections were, made
bv acclamation amid considerable
J'. B Coke of Wailuku, Frank
Brown, J. M. Sims, Col. McCarthy,
J. M. Camara and Dr. John S. Me
Crew were then nominated as
alternates. Nominations dosed and
the proposed alternates were, elect
ed by acclamation. Advertisej'-
Tlie wireless telegraphy instru
meats came off the Australia Friday
afternoon. It will take but a short
time to nut the. oiig uo at Kaimuki.
and then the workmen' will proceed of iw Varrimoo r,s
1m.i! rn fiPcuvint. the. wharf lor ancou
to Molokai and Maui. On account
of the infrequency of steamers for
transportation, the Islands may
not be connected by Thursday,
Admission Day, but will be by
The Council of State met yester-
etc. It Will- in Ke time, oi i course,
to straighten out the details, but
you can say that the 5-ccnt postage
on hUers to the ytatcs will be a
thing of the past next Thursday.''
Among the through passengers on '
the steamship Gaelic is Doctor David
Starr Jordan, president of St anford
TTniversitv and one of the greatest
icthyologi'sts in the world.
The Dot, tor. Uas never been out m
this part of the- world before and
intends to put in his tune driving
around Honolulu today until the .
Gaelic is ready to sail for the Orient.
He goes to Japan to study the fish
of that country, and will make an
extended report on the subject on
his return to the, states in a fev
months' time. Dr. Jordan represent
ed the United States in, the confer
ence, between, the United States and
British Fish Commissions at Victoria
a few years ago, Advertiser.
The following is the list of winning
owners on Saturday's, and Monday's
Owners Races Amount. .
Prince David and Par
ker's stables 4 $8(10
W. H Cornwell. 3 and
T. Tlollingc- 2 3MI
J. H. W ilson 2.-10
Pim e David 1 20l
K, Balleiitvne 1 lad
Wm. Xoiton 1 , .".0
'.V. M. Cunningham 1 laO
J j. II. Dee 1 l.iO.
The horses that won were:
GarteiTnic, :, Vioris ,2, Weller, Maples,
Sir Cassimir, Evcreth, Albert M,
marino, Aggravation, Directress,
Ahuinanu. Leahi, Antidote and
"All coons looked aliked'' to tlio
people on the Pacific Mail wharf yes
terday evening, when Hogan's mins
trel troupe waved aloha from the
The negroes were literally buried
in leis. Their black faces looked like.
b,ig chocolate drops struck in bunch
es of fl,owers. And the band played
-hot Berger's band;' not a horn of
it. It was Ilogan s band that did it
day and made such changes in the this time,
appropriation bills as wero sug- The band was hi such a hurry to
gested by President Mc.lvinley. get through each farewell selection,
Whether we have a special pension in order to spend tho time throwing
of the Legislature or not, the execu- leis and kisses and smiles and witty
tiya has funds to curry on public remarks at the people on the d
what rough, obovate leaves six or
eight ir.chcs long. The fruit is
commonly elongated pear shape
sometimes club shape:!, occasionally
curved like a crooknecked squash,
but also sometimes quite spherical,
smooth skinned, green until quite
mature, then in some varieties,
suddenly changing to a dark purple
like that of the egg plant fruit, hi
others becoming somewhat yellowish.
The weight might range from eight
to thirty ounces, according to the
variety, or rather according to the
individual tree, for each seems to be
a law unt.1 itself. The fruit contains
a single very large seed, the shape
and size of a peg-top; this is sur
rounded with a pulp of delicate
texture which almost melts iu one's
mouth not sweet nor acid, but
having a characteristic nutty flavor
that commends it highly to the
educated palate. It is commonly
eaten with salt and pepper, with or
without vinegar, often with a mayon
naise dressing, or in a sandwich
with thin bread and butter; frequent
ly as an addition to (bouillon or con
somme) soups. Unfortunately the
fruit does not bear transportation
well, or it would be better known
Thrnm's Hawaiian Annual, H00.
works and public business until the
regular session of the Legislature
in 11)01. Star.
The B.ow Wong Spciety- received a
letter by the steamer James Makee
front Tom Dow, secretary of Leung
Clii-tso, about the hitter's work on
the Island of Kauai. It is reported
that the reformer is meeting with
the same success on Kauai as he
ntet on Hawaii, and not a single
Chinaman so far, has declared hiin-
that half of the band commenisul
"There'll Be a Hot Time" at e
beginning while the other half of thu
musicians begun at the end of he
piece, and they played towards each
other, as it. wore, until, meeting at
thu t point whwr-ti each hadn't another
note uupluyed, they ended in an hide-,
scribable sound which was mercifully
drowned by tho last blowing of the
W arrimoo s whistle.
As the steamer went out of the
harbor, Ilogan was taking a light
irlf iinivvimi to rcfnvni A branch
' ii iv u u f,..,-i from the captain's cigar and telling
of the Bow Y ongs has been formed t t
on Kauai, and already has a large
Prince David Kawanauakpa, John
H. Wise, Col. Wm. H. Cornwell and
Col. John D. Holt, four of the six
delegates to the National Democra
tic Convention elected last night,
will leave for Kansas City, Missouri,
iu the steamer Australia tomorrow.
him a funnv storv, while tho rest ol
the minstrels graced the rail like
so many blackberries on a fence, unit
screamed good-bj'e to the broken
hearts left behind.
Tlio negroes go second-class on tin
Warrimoo. They are a 'jolly part;,
and will probably furnish much
amusementaboarij during the trip:f
The Honolulu Iron, Works has beet
An excellent luau, in honor of the I awarded the contract for furnishing
delegates from the Independent the high lift pump for the Beretani
nartv. was civen at Washington street water works. The Iroi
Advertise just as you eat regular
lv and in reasonable, quantity. You
don't wait until vou are starved be
fore you eiit but you go to your meals
at a set time every day. 1 One meal
right after the other, year after
year, makes you grow fat and keep
well. Advertise just as , you drive
u nail. Not One big blow and then
stop forever, but with reasonable
blow, one following the other. Even
if your one blows is hard enough to
drive the nail home, it is likely to go
crooked or split the plank and Soil
your job. Advertise just as the
farmer plants corn, not a big sackful
at one time, iu one place and then
stop, but a few grains at a place in
regular order and iu regular time.
Place yesterday afternoon. Every
delegate was present, Queen Lihuo.
kalanisat down at the table with
the natives, and when the feast was
about over, the delegate iroin Hana,
Maui, arose and thanked the Queen
on behalf of his associates for the
courtesy extended, Bulletin.
United States Post Office Inspect
or M. H. Flint, with Assistant H, B'
Hall, arrived in the Australia to
carry on tho work of inaugurating
the American postal system in
"We will have the 2-cent postage
in force here on the moriiinjr of
June 14," remarked Mr. Flint. "I
have the full eiiiinmient. so fai as
stamps are concerned, on
Australia. There arc about nine
tons of stamps in the consignment
We have our hands full, I can toll
you, but wo will stay awake nights,
if necessary, to carry the matter
through on time.
'Honolulu will be an ottice of the
first class, and as such will havo a
house-to house delivery system.
There mav be some delay in setting
this part of the work in full swing
as your houses are not all numbered.
I had an idea that the
Works will manufacture the pumf
importing patented movement
The contract calls for the. pumps
Captain Fetter and Lieut. Jj
are making excellent progress ti
ward orguniaing a militia company
for Hilo. There are names enough (t
tho roll to warrant forming a coil
pany and it is probable that witlJi
ten days a meeting of those wholir.
signified their intention of enlist!
will be held. L'u-ut. Home is of t
opinion that u company compos
entirely of Hawaiians maybe org:
hoard the 'zot' llni 1'1U con,lK'titive d
oe nan once a year, iho
Stables Co. tender the use of in
pavilion and track at Hoolulu,Pa:j
for drill and practice purpose. Hi'
aid. - '
George Rodiek, owner of Autido.
is the proud possessor of the Irl
cup, having won it in tho races' ft
Honolulu last Monday. Two yes .
ago Mr. Rodiek's h irso won the
and last year lost it to Ahiar'vio. ' 1
maiden race on Monday was won i i
system was oue of the horses in J. R. Wilsd
.IriUs n H
already in vogue. Anyway, Hono- string. It is said that about twe
lulu will have all the equipment of a five of the Honolulu race horses
first-class post office of the United be brought to Hilo early nexi v
States money orders, postal notes, and put in training for the race
registered letters, special duiivery, the 4th of July. Herald.