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Tilti' HAWAIIAN STAR, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1909.
DAILY AND SEMI-WEEKLY. Published every afternoon (except Sunday) by the Hawaiian Stau ' Newspaper Association. THE STAR ACCEPTS NO LIQUOR ADVERTISEMENTS. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Local, per annum ( $ 8.oc Foreign, per annum 12. oc Payable in Advance. Entered at Post Offlco at Honolulu, Hawaii, as second class mall matter, Subscribers who do not net their papers regularly will confer a favor by notifying the Star Office; Telephone 365. , The Supreme Court of the Territory of Hawaii has declared both THE HAWAIIAN STAR (Dally) and THE SEMI-WEEKLY STAR newspapers of general circulation throughout the Territory of Hawaii, ('suitable for ad vertising proceedings, orders, Judgments andi decreo entered or rendered (n the Courto of the Territory of Hawaii." Letters to THE HAWAIIAN STAR should not be addressed to any In dividual conncctsd with the oice, but simply to THE HAWAIIAN STAR, or to the Editorial or Business Departments, according to tenor or purpose. GEORGE F. HENSHALL .MANAGER TUESDAY NOVEMBER 9, 1909 HELPS TO DEVELOPMENT. Banking Stocks Bonds Commercial News BY L. D. TIMMONS JPrado Shipping Travel Alexander Hume Ford's prophecy of vast agricultural and horti cultural development of the Territory of Hawaii will be hastened in fulfilment if the present inhabitants improve the opportunities and advantages offered impartially by the Territorial as" well as the Fed eral experts for diversification of products and the standardization of methods of cultivation, preparation of staples for the market, and j marketing of raw and prepared articles. Already the bulletins of in-1 fcrmation on specific subjects, issued both by the Federal experiment 1 station and the Territorial bureau of Agriculture land Forestry, form a I considerable library of tropical and sub-tropical agriculture, horticul ture and arboriculture, as well as stock-raising, bee-keeping, etc. Press bulletin No. 5, division of forestry, of the local bureau, is the I&test help to development. It is "Instructions for Planting Forest, , Shade and Ornamental Trees, with Brief Notes on Propagation," the author being David Haughs, forest nurseryman. There are separate editions in English and Hawaiian. While" the brochure is immediately designed for the benefit of those who take advantage of the division of forestry's offer of free trees for Arbor Day planting, it is something to be obtained and preserved by all who have any ground to beautify or enhance in intrinsic value with trees. Any who may not be pre pared to accept the Arbor Day offer will still have opportunity for obtaining the wherewithal to stock their city home plots or their rural homesteads with trees. The bulletin says: "Seedlings of the kinds cf' trees most in demand for planting in different parts of the Terri tory are kept constantly on hand at the Government nursery at Hono lulu and at several sub-nurseries on the other islands. Seed of a con siderably larger number of trees, suitable for various purposes, may also be had from the division of forestry by those who desire to grow their own trees.'' EDWARD THE SEVENTH. ; 'American citizens will be aljle unfeigncdly to offer congratulations 'to Consul Forstcr and all British residents today, upon the attainment by their sovereign, Edward VII, of hi? sixty-eighth anniversary. The most democratic I wearer of a crown, the constitutional monarch of the most democratic monarchy the earth has yet seen, King Edward is also one of the sanest of sovereigns of the twentieth century. His influ ence is exerted for constitutional liberty at home and for peaceful re lations between his kingdom and empire and other nations. He has since his accession developed a, remarkable gift of diplomacy, by the exe'reise of which he has created and cemented new friendships of the nation which make for peace and dissolved alliances once useful for maintaining a balance of power but which, having outgrown the con ditions and relations existing at their beginning, had come to be a menace to the world's peace. .Professional diplomacy has been much confounded by his successes, and it remains to be seen whether these will stand the test of time, yet the genius of the accomplishment of purposes for the time being is universally acknowledged. At the present" moment the domestic affairs of the kingdom have reached a critical stage, not so much from the intrinsic gravity of the fiscal problem, but from the fact that the privileged landholding class have chosen to make an equitable readjustment of the burden of tax ation an issue between lords and commons, claiming that the tax pro posed on the increment of land values due to the growth of prosperity is confiscation. Their conduct is transforming an advanced step in national financing into the semblance of a socialistic revolution, and the liberal government of the day is inviting them to make that the bed on which they will lie if they choose. The chief commoner and his supporters bravely accept the issue, which if the lprds force by rejection of their policy they will unhesitatingly put upon the people to decide. In this situation it is related that the king is acting the part of a mediator between the classes. His inherited and acquired respect for constitutional government leads him to endeavor to prevent a clash between the other two estates of the realm. He has called min isters and their opponents in individual consultation over the crisis and while, as some radical ministerialists publicly charge, he may be strain ing his constitutional prerogatives by so intervening in a political con troversy, his motive cannot be stigmatized as 'reactionary but rather the reverse. His activity in the matter indeed savors more of a re publican president than of a hereditary monarch. Congratulations are in order for the splendid preservation with which King Edward comes within two milestones of man's biblically allotted span. Once when he was a young man and the heir apparent nearly thirty-eight years ago-and again since he came to the throne he lay at death's door, his recovery on each occasion being marked bv national jubilation and thanksgiving which peculiarly attested the affection in which he was held by the whole empire. At last accounts he was hale and heartv, if not rugged in health, with the prospect of attaining the years of his late universally honored mother, Victoria the Good, and Ilis career crowned with useful service of his people to the end. .So mote it bc. The stock market was strong today, although thero were no extraordinary changes either way. Trnnsabtlons were foWcbut the disposition seemed rather to buy than to sell. The gen eral tondency and feeling seemed to be In tho direction of Increased acti vity Inter In tho week. Oahu struck upward again 011 tlio street, a total of 'MO shares selling at $33, tho last previous sale being at ?32.75, On the boards this morning CO more shares sold at $33. At the close of tho session the same was asked, while ?32.875 was bid. No Onotnea was sold -between hoards so far as known; but on 'Change this mornlitg two blocks of. five shares each told at $50.50, which was practically the basis of yesterday. The same was bid for moro and $57 was asked. Between boards 25 shares Waialua sold at $121, tho first appearance of this stock in tho shuffle this week. Bidding was at $120.50, while $122 was asked. Honokaa camo up solid at $20, 10 shares selling for that and tho same being offered for more. Holders are demanding $20.25. Pioneer sold between boards at $185, which Indicated a flight advance and extra demand. ' J Ewa started out at $31 and then for some inexplicable reason? dropped back to $30.375. Fifty shares sold at the former figure on the boards, follow ed by 5 land 5 at tse latter. ' McBryde was in demand nt $4.50, 25 and 25 shares going on 'Change at that figure. For the stock, $4,375 was bid and $4.G25 asked. Bond sales today were $2,000 and $4, 000 Hilo R. R. sixes at .$100.25 and $1, 000 McBryde sixes at $98. off tho Afong premises, and tho places td be filled lie directly mauka thereof. HAWAIIAN COMMERCIAL. Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Com pany began grinding on Monday of this week. A first estimate places the yield at 55,000 tons, and thero Is noth ing in the situation to Indicate that it will be less than that. Tho camo on tho estnte was never .n better -condition than it is this year. MEETINGS THIS WEEK. A meeting of tho trustees of the Chamber of Commerce will be held In the Stangenwald building at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Tomorrow afternon at 4 o'clock a meeting f tho directors of tho Mer chants' Association will be held at headquarters in the McCandless build in?. There will be a business meeting of the Hawaii Promotion Committee at 3:30 Thursday afternoon. FILLING NEXT MONDAY. a ho dredger '.Pearl Bar will begin tho work of filling the Waikikl ponds next Monday morning. She wasc moved Inside the Teef about a week ago and there fitted up for (He coming cam paign. Operations Will start at a point BANK MEN RETURNING. Threo dlrectors'of tho Bank of Ha waii will be added to the number now hero at. the next meeting, when the consolidation scheme with tho First Natlolal may bo acted upon. E. D. Tenney .returned today. E. Faxon Bishop, another director, will bo back on the 13th and John A. McCandless, the third man, will be here .on the 15th. GENERAL. This is the 72nd anniversary of the birth of the late' Hon. Joseph B. Ather-ton. PLUMBING PERMITS, f - October 0. O. R. & L. Co., rooming house, King near Llliha. M. Tanaka, plumber . PAPERS FILED. The following have been filed for re gistration up to this afternoon. Mary Reyes et al, to David Callahan, com. deed. A. Lewis Jr., to A. J. Paresa Jr., deed J. Harris Mackenzie to Maria J. Luis deed. Lusltana Ben. Soc to Maria P. Silva, release. Maria da Silva and rusband to Lusl tana Ben. Soc, mtg. Kau Cook to Goo Wan Hoy,chat. mtg. Robert J. Mamokueha to S. Nama kueha, deed. C. F. Gilliland, et al, tr to Mutl. Bldg. & Loan as. mtg. L. L. McCandless to Honolulu Plan tation Co. lease. STOCK' EXCHANGE REPORT. Between Boards 100 Oahu Sugar Co. $33.00; 100 Oahu Sugar Co., $33.00; 100 Oahu Sugar Co. $33. Oo; 2c Pioneer Co. $185.00; 35 Waialua $121.00; 10 Hono- (Contlnued on Page .five.) The assessor Is determined to get In the taxes. If you have any due, pay before the 15th, or ten per cent. will be added. Vv -. --'1 fin jJJf Shingle Decay Doesn't Pay Particularly when it can be prevented at small cost by the use of Sherwin-Williams Preservative Shingle Stains (Made with Creosote) The use. of creosote gives these stains ex cellent preservative properties, greatly increas ing the natural life of the shingles. The colors are all of good tone, and maximum permanency. The wide experience of The Sherwin-Williams Co. in handling pigments and oils in the manufacture of the finest paints and colors, is worth a good deal to you in shingle stain. Twenty-three handsome shades. See colon on -wood al our itore. E. iO. Hall & Son, Ltd. CANDY HAWAII'S SURPASSING FERTILITY. Elsewhere is printed an article bv the indefatigable Alexander Hume Ford, on Hawaii's call for the small farmer. Such predictions as that when Hawaii enters the Union it will He as the richest agricultural state ever acquired sound exaggerated, even sensational, and other enthusiastic remarks will doubtless be discounted by many readers. But agricultural experts are able to back them un. Of course Ford sees tKe transportation 'difficulty, interislan'd as well as transpacific, so , often pojjjte'd ouf by this paper. But he clearly points out land possi , ?bilitie,s of such' richness that it is, inconceivable that' th'ey will remain If you have never tried that made by GEORGE HAAS & SON, ' this is a good time to begin. A new lot at hand by the Alameda. Benson, Smith & Co., Ltd. FORT. AND HOTEL' STREETS. 1 ' -. . . X T ma1r nanAr fVpcfl f7fr7 I v day just as we make pastry. In either product we defy compe- t 1 tition. l he ingredients are pure. PALM CAFE, Hotel St. nr Union ONLY DAY O F B i g Sale Westinghlouse Electric Irons HIGHEST INEQUALITY LOWEST IN PRICE 3 LB- $4.00 5 LB $4.50 6 LB '. $4.50 7i ' LB $5.00 9 LB- $6.00 . The Hawaiian Electric Co., 5 SPECIAL SALE One-Fourth Off M Discount DRESS SUIT CASES, AGATE WARE, GLASS WARE, BASKET WARE, CROCKERY, HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN UTENSJLS. i Lewis 2 Cnmnanu Lffli ' 0 w HOUSEHOL EMPORIUM. 169 King Street. Telephone No. 240. 1 ""U . Wi ...v