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THE PACIFIC COMMEKCIAE" ADVERTISER, HONOLULU, MARCH i 6, 1903.
XTXiKB O. SMITH - - EDITOR.
PUBLICITY AND TRUSTS.
Ten per cent of the recognized wealth
of the nation is represented in the cor
orations which under the anti-trus
laws will be amenable to the publicity
rales of the new Department of Com
merc and Labor, which though super
vieory will have a regulating effect and
will without doubt clear the atmos
i i o uhnrt time. The census of
fkiTZ 7 III U,
1900 rave the wealth of the nation as
S90 OOO.OOO.OOO w hile the invented capital
of the trusts which come under the law-
Is put at $9,000,000,000.
The figures as to the number of trusts
'are furnished by the Bureau of Statis
tics of the Treasury Department and
show the presence of 793 such eombina
tlons of capital. Of this total 340 are
classified as natural or local trusts,
which do business in one community
. alone and consequently do not come
tmiir th provisions of the anti-trust
The remaining 433 are all engaged in
Interstate trade and will be compelled
to report to the department. The value
. of these reports to the investors can
not be over-estimated. It will then be
nmuihiA for the owner of shares to
lenow Just what is going on in the cor
poration and certainly the combina
tions doing legitimate, safe business
will never object to having made public
report of transactions. It is the other
kind of trusts that will be hit and they
LAST OF HIS LINE.
Drawn by men of his race, preceded
by the tabu sticks, surrounded by
chief borne kahilis and escorted by a
.great turnout of mourning friends, and
representatives of all branches of the
government, the remains of Prince
.Albert Kunuiakea were laid to rest in
the Mausoleum of his famllyjester
day. It w as beneath leaden skies
though the tear drops shed by nature
were few and after the ceremony the
sun broke through and beamed In prom
Ise from the western skies.
The ceremonies attendant upon the
committing to its final resting place of
the body of the last prince of the
mAfest dvnaetv ever known in Ha
waii -were Impressive in the extreme,
It -was an occasion of more than usoal
feeling for the Hawallans and their
sincere grief was shared by their neigh
bors and the: honors paid to the de
parted were both solemn and soon
taneous. The throngs at the Executive
building and upon the streets were
mxt and the nrocession was one of
the longest of recent years.
Not alone for the man was this
tribute but as well for the last of his
race. History has not placed its final
estimate perhaps upon the Kamehame-
has. The v. rid has not produced a ruler
-whose aim after conquest, was more
beneficent than that of he first of the
name. An Emperor, though of a small
domain, his talents fitted him for great
est efforts and accomplishments. His
expressed desire in peace: to make his
country so truly law abiding- that the
traveller might lie down to sleep by the
roadside as secure from harm as he in
fila palace, stamps him as a ruler as
Mtell as a conqueror. That his line
ui ended is a matter for regret, for
v. Kirwwi would make good citizens
under any flag.
THE ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR.
The Advertiser's suggestion 4hat the striking out of the salary of Elec
trical Inspector Hasson by the Senate, was through the influence of the
electrical companies, has brought forth strong disclaimers from the Rapid
Transit and Hawaiian Electric Company. Representatives of both these com
panies assert that not only do they have no objection to an inspector, but
that they strongly desire his retention not only as a protection to the public,
but for the protection of the companies themselves, from cart-less and in
competent wiring and bad workmansh ip, of which there is a plenty in, the
The only company with whom the inspector is brought into contact, yet to
be heard from, is the Telephone company. The general belief is that In
spector Hp.sson's "pernicious activity" in compelling that company to par
tially remedy the disgraceful conditions of Its lines, has brought upon his
head Us hostility and that this is the basis of the rear attack upon that
If an injustice is being done the Telephone company in this respect, it
EhouM make it known speedily, by joining with the Rapid Transit and Elec
tric companies in asking for the retention of the office of Electrical Inspector.
Evidence of the clear c.-.t style in which Inspector Hasson expresses him
self, and of the fearless, independent and straightforward way in which he
does business, is contained in his report now before the Legislature.
The way in which he there handles th Telephone company without
gloves, also furnishes a foundation for the belief that the Telephone com
pany is more anxious for his room than his company.
The meeting of the Senate Committee
on Agriculture this afternoon, when
business and professional men will dis
cuss what shall be done with the. De
partment of Agriculture and Forestry,
will be an important one. There ap
pears some -wide differences between
the Executive who wants a trained
forestry expert and business men who
believe a student of Insect pests is in
valuable. The place Is e!ther so impor
tant that it should have the best scien
tific head obtainable or so insignificant
as to be useless. It is a matter of deep
public concern and the best interests
of the agriculturist would seem to lie
in the determination by the legislators
to co-operate with the Federal Experi
ment Station rather than to make plans
-which will mean a constant regrlnding
between the station and the local officer.-
There should be some middle
The Indian Commissioner says the
Red man must work to progress and
Booker "Washington is telling the Black
man the same. The Yellow man learn
ed it centuries ago and the White man
practices It when he cannot find a
"graft." The Brown man is learning
the lesson, though perhaps still in the
primary grade and w ill soon be repre
sented iith all the other varl-hued
"slav-es in the Blue class, which con
tains so many unsuccessful laborers.
The- new Kansas saloon smasher is
callel Boise but if she keeps up her
wort will drop down the alphabetical
list until the reaches the "N" block.
There is no room in Hawaii for a
trust in agriculture and the Chinese
will find It Impossible to corner pineapples.
EXTRACTS FROM ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR'S REPORT.
"The Mutual Telephone Company refused to construct a line on Thurston
avenue in accordance with Government requirements. .
"A few simple and easily comprehended rules and requirements "govern
ing the construction of poles and overhead wires were formulated. In the
hope that they would be voluntarily adopted by the electric light and tele
phone companies. . ,
"The Hawaiian Electrio Co. has willingly complied with some, of the re
quirements. . -. ' ' r ' ' ' ' '
"The Mutual Telephone Company disputed the right of the Government to
"It was then decided to make a systematic examination of existing pole
lines and overhead wires and notify the owners of defective construction
( "The results of this examination to date are:
Number of notices sent 110
Number of notices acknowledged 15
Defects reported 1S71
Defects corrected 40
CONDITION OF EXISTING OVERHEAD ELECTRIC LIGHT AND TELE
PHONE LINES. ,
"The data given in the appendix covers approximately half of the pole-
lines in Honolulu, but this half is on the more important streets and' the bet
ter class of construction. An examination of this data shows:
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"1. A large percentage of the poles are In decidedly bad condition.
"2. Poles lack uniformity in size and shape.
"3. Poles are decayed, crooked, unpainted, uncared for and unsightly.
"4. Poles are located and maintained independent of the rights of the
public to the use pf sidewalks or streets.
"5. Unnecessary and dead poles encumber the streets and sidewalks.
o. Outside of Government poles there is no indication of ownership of
poles. , . -
"7. When streets are improved the companies are unwilling to make pole
construction harmonious with street improvements.
"8. Cross arm construction is' abnormally ungainly and insecure.
"9. Poor grades of insulators are' in general use.
"10." Lines cross and recross streets at random and unnecessarily; inse
cure lines carrying high and dangerous potentials passing over and under
sthi more insecure unprotected telephone and signal wires.
"11. Service wires cross streets on long diagonal stretches instead of at
right angles. Service -wires do not cross street on uniform level, but are run
at haphazard to the nearest point on buildings.
"In brief, service wire construction is cheap in every sense, except an
economic one, and bad electrically and mechanically:'
"12. Telephone wires and signal wires are Installed with utter disregard
of the existence of anything but the telephone system.
is. j. eiepnone lines considered Dy themselves alone and in yview of the
service they presumably give show a lack of application of the most ordinary
rules of electrical and mechanioal construction.
"14. The Government lines are in fairly good condition, the majority of
the defects noted with regard to them being chargeable to other lines car
ried on Government poles.
"15. The attitude or the Hawaiian Electric Co.. Ltd., Is to make con
struction on fairly proper lines but to avoid as far as possible the expense
of remodeling decrepit Ilne3.
i "16. The attitude of the Mutual Telephone Co., Ltd., is not only non-compliant
but distinctly aggressive to Government control or supervision.
"17. The attitude of the Honolulu' Rapid Transit and Land Co. is to
consult the Government as to its wishes and to give consideration to the
rights and interests of the public. ,
Is a discharge from th mucous
membTane of the nose, throat,
stomach, bowels, etc., when kept in
a state of inflammation by an im
pure condition of the blood and a
want of tone in the system.
Soothe the inflamed membrane,
strengthen the weakened system,
and the discharge will stop to do
this purify the blood.
"I was troubled with catarrh for yeys
and tried various remedies but found noth
ing that would cure me. I then resolved
to try nood'a Sarsaparilla and took four
bottles which entirely cured me. I have
never been troubled with catarrh since.
Aa a blood pnrlSer I can find nothing else
eqaa.1 to Hood's SarsaparSlla." William
Shkbxak. 1030 6th St.. Milwaukee, Wis.
Cur ss catarrh radically and perma
nently removes its cause and
overcomes all its effects.
Accept no substitute.
Pacific Hardware Company, Limited.
HOUSEHOLD DEPT. BETHEL STREET
Choice of any of, the following Items
on our GLAS WARE BARGAIN .
COUN f ER th s W-ek at
Colored Wine Glasses, blue and green.
cheap at J1.25 a dozen. Less than half
price at 50c. a dozen.
as the best soap for medi
cinal and toilet use.
Wine Glasses, plain and engraved,
with ferns, formerly retailed at 51.25
and $1.50 a dozen. Your choice at only
50c a dozen.
Goblets, 3 or 4 different styles an(j
size9. Less than cost price, 50c. a doje.
Lemonade Glasses, both handled and
plain, retailed at $1.25 a dozen, a
bargain at only 50c a, dozen.
Tumblers, best blown glass, several
Double Egg Cups, strong heavy glass, sizes, -worth from 85c. to 11.00 a dozeo.
always $1.25 a dozen; now 50c. a dozen, j Tour choice of any size, 50c. a dozen.
ome of the above lots are small, so come
early and not be disappointed
WM. G. IRWIN & CO., LID-
It In gossip that an attempt will be
made to loot the House Expense appro
priation to the extent of $1,500 in the
Interest of a former would-be leader of
the majority party, who aspires to be
known as the builder of the Long City
bill. The report Is that for his ser
vices in drawing the measure and as
well working to secure a majority to
force that .measure ahead of Repub
lican bills lie will receive the fee from
the Territory. Certain it is that he
will only win after a battle, for those
opposing the plan are fighters. .
Now that Superintendent of Public
Works Cooper is back the Chinese
Fund Committee will aek him Ques
tions bat might as well have been
asked within the five days In which the
committee was supposed to report
The returns from a guava Jelly fac
tory, in the opinion of the Maui News,
would exceed that of a similar invest
ment In sugar, all of which may turn
the attention of small capitalists to the
many sided opportunities of Hawaii.
There is work and again work, and ,
the people will not feel like applaud
ing the Legislature if its labors are
confined to kahuna and new road reso
lutions antl bills, no matter how hard
that work is. j
lao alley and the other scenic parts ! sible that arrangements may be made
of Maui need roads and should have ' for taking up the lease before the pres
them. and if the Territory does not give ; ent option expires. The Dowsett Es
them consideration the County of ; tate has. It Is reported, refused to ex
Maul surely will. j tend further the option given to the
if Mr. iruner will add a superior ! has
TO ARRIVE TODAY
Bishop David 11. Moore, head of the
Methodist Church in Japan, -China and
Korea, will arrive In Honolulu toda.r in
the Siberia, accompanied by Homer
Eaton, head of the Methodist publish
ing business, now en route to Japan to
open up a new depository, and Dr. M. C.
Harris, the latter to remain in Honolulu
for some time to assist Rev. Mr. Pear
son in Japanese work. Bishop Moore
will speak in the Methodist Church this
evening at 7:30. He will also ordain
Mr. T. Komuro, a Japanese, as a dea
con. W. G. Alexander, of the Sperry Flour
Company, of San Jose, spoke at the
Methodist Church last evening, and told
of the success of the coffee saloon in
San Jose. Tea, coffee and sandwiches
were sold, and the last month's busi
ness brought in about $2,000.
Wm. G. Irwin... President and Manager
Claus Spreckels.... First Vice-President
W. II. Giffard.. Second Vice-President
H. M. Whitney, Jr.. Treasurer and Sea
George W. Ross.... ....Auditor
Sugar Factors and Commission Agents
AGENTS FOR THE
Oceanic Steamship Company
Of San Francisco, CaL
AGENTS FOR THE
Scottish Union & National Insurance
Company of Edinburgh.
Wilhelma of Magdeburg General In
Associated Assurance Company of
Munich & Berlin.
Alliance Marine & General Assurance
Co., Ltd., of London.
Royal Insurance Company of Liver
pool, Alliance Assurance Company of
Rochester German Insurance Com
pany of N. T. i
MAY LOSE THE
With the usual rush
of the' holiday season
past, we are better able
to give attention to the
repairs or making over
of your jewels.
The eD graving of your
silver aleo,can nowhave
our best attentionand
given the time it needs.
Best to attend to these
things between seasons,
when proper time and
. thought can be given to
Enclosed Arc Lamp
DIRECT CURRENT F0K
It is the best illuminator. The case is made of
hard rolled sheet copper, stamped in shape for
greatest strength and durability. It is not affect
ed by eutrar iutnes or weather. Send for booklet
giving1 full description.
Hawaiian Electric Co.
TELEPHONE MA! N 390.
Its the. taste
No other beer in the market
to equal in flavor and quality of
Manilla Anchor Lager
Sold by the dozen by
ILoojoif 2i Co., L-"E:dI. f
Nuuanu Street Tel. Maiu 308. I
Bottled direct at
the Springs. . .
(From Puna, Hawaii)
Water In the World
FOR PRICES, INQUIRE
P. 0 Box 565. Telephone Main 270.
Al orders delivered free of charge.
Fresh Island Rhubarb
521 King Street cor. Alakea.
United States Attorney Breckons
; yesterday cabled to the Attorney Gen-
eral that he would be unable to se
J cure an extension of two months on one
J of the Kahauiki leases and it is pos-
pineaprle. a hardy banana and a more
prolific coffee tree to the Hawaiian
ranpe of products he will be a benefactor.
though the Star Dairv
agreed to the proposition.
Xo reply has bten received from At
torney General Knox as yet thouph it Is
possible that if arrangements can be
made In any way possible th
will be taken up at once.
A man needed
pome money that
he didn't have.
Another had some
money that he didn't
Both told their troubles
to us and now both
TRUST COMPANY, LTD.
WM. G. IRWIN & COMPANY. LI
Western .Sugar Refinlnjr
Alexander Young Building.
Honolulu Iron Works Co.
BOILERS. SUGAR MILLS. COOL
ERS. BRASS AND LEAD CASTINGS
and machinery of every description
made to order. Particular attention
paid to ship's blacksmithing. Job ork
executed on shortest notice.
Baldwin Locomotive Work, PkllaW
phia. Fa. . px.
Newell Universal Mill Co., Manufac
turers of National Cane Shredder, Nsw
York, N. Y.
Parafflne Paint Company, Ban Froa
Ohlandt & Co., San Francisco, CL
Pacific Oil Transportation C. 8
CHAS, BREWER & CO'8.
IniEr YORK LIHE
NEW YORK to HONOLULU
at regular intervals.
For freight rates appl to
C1IA8. BREWER & CO.
27 Kilby Bt., Boston.
ob C. BREWER & CO
. Fort St., above Vineyard.
Buns, Doughnuts, SconSr
Cup Cakes at
Pies, 10c each; Boston Brown Bread
10c a loaf. Try our famous bread.
rhone White 3S51.