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Fresh Priuio Kinau Saloon.
California Fruit Market, Tel. 1B1.
II. I). Gehr is n"passenger to Honolulu
I. P. Sisson returned by the Kinau from
n holiday trip to Honolulu.
The American Grocery has an impor
tant advertisement in this issue.
E. E. 1'axton and A. W. Van Vnlkcti-
berg of Honolulu arc the city.
Mrs. Huggins and Miss Huggins re
turned by the Kinau from Honolulu.
Don't forget to call at the Kinau Saloon
for fresh Priuio, on draught and bottled.
W. C. Cook and J. E. Mctcalf of Papal
kou saw the New Year come in in Ililo.
R. R. Berg arrived by the Kinau to as
sume his duties with W. C. Peacock
Clinton 1). Hutchins and Niss Hutchins
arrived in Ililo by the Kinau, Wednes
day. Thomas Fortune, the president's spe
cial labor commissioner arrived by the
F. J. Amweg arrived by the Kinau on
business connected with the Hilo Dock
The Falls of Clyde, Captain Matson,
arrived Wednesday morning, thirteen
days from San Francisco.
A. C. Ridgway and Miss Rldgway return
today to Honolulu after spending the
holidays with their mother.
Robert Helen of Papaikou was badly
burned while representing Santa Claus
at a Christmas entertainment.
Reports were received fom San Fran
cisco Sunday that Clyde Deacon, who has
been seriously ill, is improving.
The shops and foundry of the Hilo
Railroad Company will begin running
nights shortly to catch up with their
The Planter's Line of Sailing vessels
have reduced the freight rate from San
Francisco, to Hilo on their vessels from
$3.50 to $3.00 per ton.
E. Wery has had a quarter of a centcry
of experience in mason work in the Ha
waiian Islands. He is still open for busi
ness. J. A. Gilman of Castle & Cook is a
visitor in Hilo this week. Since his visit
two years ago, the progress of Hilo am
The Hilo Cotillion Club gave a mas
querade ball last evening at the Hilo
Hotel. The preparations were on lines
that were a guarantee of its success.
An article in this issue telling of Rev.
J. A.Cruzan's withdrawal from the Con
gregational Church will be read with
interest by his former parishioners.
A. H. Jackson advertises New York
Life policies. Mr: Jackson leaves next
week for Hamakua and Kohala districts
on business for his various insurance
In the matter of the citation of Carl S.
Smith for contempt in Judge Hapai's
Court, a decision was made by the judge
last Saturday holding that 116 contempt
had been committed.
Yamamoto, an Olaa Japanese died sud
denly last Friday nnd it was thought
necessary to investigate. Dr. Reid went
up and on examination found death had
resulted from gastritis.
Scalds nre always painful nnd fre
quently quite serious, but Chamberlain's
Pain Halm is a liniment especially suited
for such injuries. One application gives
relief. Try it. The Hilo Drug Store
' sells Mt.
There was a young man from Ghent
Came here without fetching a cent,
A small store he had,
Hut he ran a big ad, ,
, And now he has houses to rhent.
The Saturday Schools of the Hilo Dis
trict will give an exhibition at the Haili
Church next Sunday beginning at 10
o'clock n. m. There will be an interest
ing program consisting of songs, recita
tions and other exercises. All are in
vited. T. Romaine, formerly with II. Hackfeld
&Co., arrived in Hilo by the Kinau and
will assume the management of the local
branch of HofTschlneger& Co., Mr. Stan
ley having been promoted to a position
in the house at Honolulu.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Mackie entertained
a number of friends at their home New
Year's eve. A large couifyiny was pres
ent and the evening passed pleasantly
with cards and dancing. Refreshments
were served during the evening.
The date for the opening of the bids
for the construction of a i6-foot road at
Pahoa is postponed to Saturday noon,,
January 24, 1903.
B. F. McSTOCKER,
Chairman Puna Road Board.
We have just received
a lot of the well known
It is guaranteed pure and far ex
cells any other non-intoxicating
beverage on the market, having
been awarded the Gold Medal for
the best Cider at the California In
ternational Mid-Winter Exposition.
$4 per doz., large bottles
Hoffschlaeger Co., Ltd.
Pioneer Win. and Liquor Home
TEL. NO. 23 CHURCH
MR. TURNER'S HIDE;
Has Not Blocked the Scheme
Mr. Turner was seen by a Triiiunk
man yesterday regarding the negotiations
so far had for the transfer to the Terri
tory of bis-leasehold on the proposed res
ervoir site. Mr. Turner said no one with 1
.authority to talk business had seen him,
but that he had, on request of Mr. Gere,
submitted the following general proposi
December 5, 1902.
Mk. Gisrh. Dkar Sir: I enclose a
I will be willing to accept in exchange
for the piece ofland desired for a reser
voir. If this does not meet with appro
bation will be pleased to listen to any
other suggestion you may have to offer. "
Aside from this nothing but informal
talk has taken place nnd it is fair to pre
sume that the Department of Public
Works has been in a hurry to call the
reservoir scheme blocked. Mr. Turner
says he is ready to agree to any reasonable
bargain of sale or exchange and that he
will be the last man to block a Hilo im
provement. UR1LLIANT NEW YEARS 1JANUE.
Engagement of Miss Mnlicllc Peck
nnd R. R. Elgin Announced.
It has been some time since Hilo so
ciety enjoyed so pleasurable an evening
as that afforded New Year's Eve, under
the hospitable roof of Wchikalaui, Mr.
and Mrs. Peck, in honor of the an
nouncement of the encasement of their
daughter Mabellc, gave a dance, opening
tueir Home to over seventy-nve guests.
The house was brilliantly Illuminated
and dancing in the grand ball room sped
apace to the strains of Hawaiian music.
Some of the guests enjoyed themselves at
cards ami others played billiards.
As tile evening advanced tlic guests
were served with a delightful collation.
At an expectant moment Mr. Peck
arose and in a graceful speech announced
tlic engagement ot Miss .Haueiie l'ecic
to R. R. Elgin. The information, elicited
an outburst of applause from the com
pany. In response to repeated calls, Mr.
Elgin laid aside his confusion and made
a few happy remarks. The announcement
was followed by hearty congratulations
Illg Crist In
The January term of the Fourth Cir
cuit Court opens at 10 o'clock Wednes
day, January 7, with Hon. Gilbert F.
Little presiding. The calendar is the
heaviest this court has had since annexa
tion. The criminal calendar has a lib
eral sprinkling of murder cases and the
civil calendar is full of important causes.
The trials for murder iu the first degree
will be Territory vs. Nakata Tokutoro
and Kasho, committed from South Hilo
District Court; Benito Garmandez, com
mitted from District Court; Mrs. Eliza
Andrews; Watanabe Masagi; Funakoshi
Tatsugoro; iu the second degree, there is
the Jardin case.
In civil causes, the Notley mid Rich
ardson will cases are of leading impor
tance. There arc over sixty other civil
cases to be tried besides litteen divorce
A Japanese working on the Puna
Plantation railroad was the victim of a
horrible accident last Monday which de
stroyed one of his eyes, injured the other,
mangled an arm and disfigured his face
beyond recognition. He looked into a
hole in the ground in which was a stick
of dynamite. The fuse was burning
when he evidently thought it had gone
out. The explosion occurred as the Jap
anese stooped. The full force of the
impact struck him in the face. Dr.
Holland was summoned and at once de
cided to bring him to the Hilo hospital.
The doctor arrived with his charge Mon
A Precinct Club was formed at Naalehu
by the Republican voters of the seventh
precinct, second district of Hawaii, ac
cording to the rules of the Territorial
Executive Committee. The attendance
was large and enthusiasm prevailed, Dr.
Thompson was made temporary nnd
afterward permanent president. G. G.
Kinney was treated the same way as
secretary. The remaining offices were
filled as follows: Geo. C. Hewett, treas
urer; L. P. Lincoln, C. G. Macumbci and
W. Hayselden, judges of election; Wm.
Thompson, G. K. K.napa, F. E. Eaton, J.
C. Searle and R. Withelui, executive
committee. Now that we have started on
the right track it is expected that we will
have representation somewhere. At pres
ent Kau has not bueu recognized either
with a candidate for Legislature, or on
the registration or tax appeal boards.
Another Olaa Suicide
One morning last week a Japanese
woman, the servant of the household was
found dead, liaiiL'int! from the the water
pipe in the basement of the home of
John Armstrong at Olua. The suicide
had been committed under difficult cir
cumstances, Ttie ceiling being low,
theie was no chance for a long drop. A
short rope with the ends tied together had
been thrown over a one inch pipe. The
woman then mounted a cracker linir. in.
serted her head into the nose, gave it a
IwKt. VIpL'pi! flip lirtY- mvnv mill illpil nf I
First i'orelgu Church.
Services nt 11 a.m. and 7:30p.m.
The Sacrament ol the Lord's Supper will
be celebrated at close of morning service.
In the evening there will be the quarterly
praise service, familiar hymns by the
congregation aud special music by the
choir. Everybody welcome.
F. L, Nash.
TROPHIES FUR SHERIFF.
Collected ujr Cnptnln Lake on nn
Editor Triiiunk: Say Mr. Edltorl
Have you seen Capt. Lake since he re
turned front his trip around the island?
You want logo over tdthc Sheriff's office
and see what he brought back for Sheriff
Andrews' New Year present, now on ex
hibition .iu Deputy Sheriff Ovcrend's
office, as follows:
A plate of butter from the cream of a
Joke, picked up at Kallua.
a small quantity or tar supposed to
have been left at Puualuu where the
Israelites pitched their tents.
The original brush used by the Kohala
people in painting the town red.
A bucket of water from Honokaa from
Soap with which a man was washed
ovcrloard the last trip of the Mauna Loa.
The strop which is used to sharpen the
water's edge at Mahukona.
The pencil which the Kohala Club say
"Britannia ruled the vave."
A small bottle of yeast which they use
at the Volcano House in raising the
A dime dropped from the Moon at Lau
pahochoc wheii she gave change for the
A saucer picked up at Honohina be
longing to the Cup-of-Sorrow.
Part of n fence found at Waimca made
of the railing of a waliluc kanaka.
A chair found at Olaa in which the
Sun has been setting the last two months
and only got up a few days ago.
'The hammer which broke up the meet
ing of the Kona Sugar Co.
A bunch of feathers from the wings of
a living report tliat the Captain was sea
sick at Kailua.
JOHN KANE KILLED.
A Christmas Fight at Punn Removes
nil Old Timer.
One of the fiercest Christmas celebra
tions so far reported was that at Puna
which resulted in the death- of John
Kane, a kauiaalua. Antone Tarvash is
under arrest pending Inquiries by the
Sheriff aud the coroner's jury into the
causes responsible for the tragic death of
the old man.
The reported circumstances of the fruy
arc that Kane and Tarvash fought in the
road in front of the Church at Pahoa.
Kane received n blow on the head with a
rock or club that crushed his skull mid
knocked him into insensibility.
Dr. Holland was called and upon ex
amination found the fracture would
require an operation. He brought Kane
to the Hilo hospital and trepanned the
skull, removing with the disc several
large pieces of jagged and splintered
bone. Kane remained unconscious until
death came at 5 o'clock last Monday. Oil
Tuesday the body was taken to Puna for
A coroner's jury was impaneled Mon
day night to Inquire into the cause of
Kane's death. A session was held that
night. Tarvash was called as a witness
but refused to give any satisfactory ac
count of the affair. The jury was then
adjourned to yesterday. Deputy Sheriff
Ovcrcnd went to Puna Tuesday to secure
witnesses for the coroner's hearing
John Kane was one of the old timers of
MURDER AT PIIHONUA.
John Rnpozn Provokes u (unrrcl
Resulting iu His Death.
Mr. aud Mrs. John Jarditi, residing at
Piihouua, a. mile aud a half from town
stand committed under bond, charged
it.fttt ttm rilnr 1 1 lln csiil ilnrtran Ittr
man who was killed upou the premises of
the defendants wasjohu RnpoM. The trag.
edv occured Tuesday evening after work
lug hours, the two men having returned
from the Hilo Sugar Co., plantation to
gether. As they ueared home, Rapoza
asserted that a sou of Jardiu had stolen
a foot log which he had placed a cross a
near by stream. The altercation contin
ued until the Jardin gate was reached.
Here Mrs. Jardiu was assailed with an
out burst of bad language from Rapoza.
It is said he caught lier by the arm aud
that she retaliated by striking him with
a stick. Rapoza then went over to his own
place, secured a hoe and returned to the
Jardiu yard aud was making for Jardiu.
jardin used a club with quick effect. Ra
poza was fatally hurt. He died last Fri
day. A Coroner's jury sat in the case on
Sunday, returning a verdict that deceased
came to his death from a blow on the
head struck by Jardiu. The Coroner's
jury consisted of Messrs Clement, Caua
rio, Beatuer, Pacheco, Carvalho, and
Jardiu and his wife are out on ball of
$3500 and ft 000 respectively.
UUKISTMAS JUDICIAL LENIENCY.
Deputy Slierlfr Oveicnd Hives Out
Christmas was marked by lively times
about police headquarters in Hilo. The
day following, the calendar was con
gested with minor offenders most of
whom were given Christmas presents iu
the form of dismissal without fine or
This lenient course was pursued by
Judge Hnpai at the request in eacli case
of Deputy Sheriff Qverend. As each of
the prisoners turned to leave the court
room, he was handed n card bearing the
legend "Same to you" as a Christmas
remembrance. The scene in court was
one iu which good nature so predomi
nated that even the fellows with the
hardest headaches managed to smile
with the rest.
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1902; to the wife of Robert Hawxiiurst,
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Banquet and Speeches at Kllauca
Lodge Last Snturilnv Night.
The installation of the new officers of
Kllauca Lodge F. and A. M last Satur
day night, was a very pleasant affair.
There were over fifty members and
visitors present and the preparations
made for their entertainment were com
plete in every respect.
Before the installation, F. M. Mcdcalf
presented the lodge with nn excellent
portrait of Past Master C. II. Fairer. The
work of installation was performed by
Past Master J. T. Molr, assisted by P,
Peck, as Grand Marshal. Following arc
the newly installed officers:
Geo. II. Williams, Worshipful Master;
F. S. Mcdcalf.' Senior Warden; J. U.
Smith, Junior Warden; E. N. Holmes,
Treasurer; T. C. Rldgway, Secretary; C.
A. Stobie, Chaplain; J. Cosgrovc. Mar
shal; I. B. Schocn, Senior Deacon; II. S.
Overdid, Junior Deacon; W. T. Balding,
D. A. Locbcnstciu, Stcwnrds; W. S.
As soon as the work of the evening had
been completed the company sat down to
a delightful banquet. The list of toasts
which enlivened the feast included the
best wit and wisdom of the Order. The
program entire was as follows:
"Are you charged in the West? Arc you
charged iu the South?"
The Worshipful Master cries.
"We arc charged iu the West, we are
charged iu the SouthI"
Each warden promptly replies. Old
"To the Grand Lodge" Response, Bro.
E. E. Richards, P. M.
"To the President of the United
States" Rcspouse, Bro. G. F. Little.
"Kllauca Lodge, No. 330, F. and A.
M." Response, Bro. J. T. Moir, P. M.
"For He's a Jolly Good Fellow."
"To the Master and Officers the Coming
Year" Response. Bro. G. II. Williams,
"The Eastern Star" Response, Bro.
FYSouza. r: M., Worthy Patron.
"The A. & A. g. R." Response. Bro.
"History of Kilauea Lodge" Re
sponse, Bro. L. Turner.
"The Rank nnd File" Response, Bro.
L. A. Andrews.
"Our Finances" Response, Bro. E. N.
"To Our Visiting Brethren" - Re
spouse, Bro, Homer Ross, of Warren
Lodge, No. 45.
"To him that all things understood,
To him that found the stone and wood,
To him that hapless lost his blood,
In doing of his dutv.
To that blest age and that blest morn
w Hereon tuose three treat men were
Our noble science to adorn
With Wisdom, Strength and Beauty."
Response, Bro. Philip Peck, P. M
"To Our Departed Brethren" In
"To All Masons, Whithersocvci Dis
persed" Tyler's Toast.
"Auld Lang Syne."
"Depart iu Peace."
Iu the absence of Judge Little, Dr. C.
L. Stow responded to the second toast.
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EASTERN STAR INSTALLATION
Local Chapter Is iu nourishing Con
dltlon. The officers of the Order of the Eastern
Star for the year 1903 were installed at
the Masonic hall last Tuesday night.
The installation ceremonies were the oc
casion for a very pleasant social evening.
The work was done under the direction
I of J. U. Smith as installing officer, assisted
' b' Ila"e' Hitchcock as
"T ffi"re ?Je: ,
.Lena Mackie. W. M.: F. Souza. W. V
Mrs E. N. Holmes, A. M.; Mrs. Wm.
McKay, C; Harriet Hitchcock, A. C;
Geo. II. Williams, Chaplain; Mrs. Shoe
maker, Secretary; Mrs. E. L. Meyers,
Treasurer; G. N. Day, Warder; J. U.
Smith, Sentinel; Mrs. M. E. Smith, Ada;
Mrs. Fitzgerald, Esther; Mrs. von Arns
waldt, Martha; Mrs. Weight, Electa.
After the work, the company was
served with a delightful spread.
Mrs. Smith, of Spokane, Wash., who is
visiting in the city at the home of E. E.
Richurds, made an interesting address.
She stated that the Spokane Chapter was
started in 1891 with a role of 20 members.
Today there are 384 members giving
Spokane the banner chapter of the State
of Washington. Besides having the big
gest membership the Spokane Chapter
furnishes three of the chief officers of the
Grand Chapter of that State.
The Hilo Chapter is iu a flourishing
condition. New members are constantly
coming in and all .arc zealous iu the
J NOTICE OF SALE
Owing to the removal of
the proprietor from Hilo
The American Grocery
located at Pouahawai aud
Volcano streets will be
sold, either as a whole or
in part. Stock of grocer
ies, shelving and fixtures,
two-story building, also
5 leasehold. For particulars
After January 2, 1903, the
entire stock of groceries
will be sold at reduced
Working Shirts in good grades at 50c,
65c and 75c that will giro as much
service as any costing $1.00 each; the
materials are selected for service.
The Colors are desirable, such as black,
blues and shades of red.
Purchase good goods at low prices.
Don't buy anything in S
the Harness Line until I
I you have seen my fine I
1 L. K. PEARSON I
I Peacock Building, next to Bank Bridge St. I
from Monday next the 5th instant
to the 25th instant
See our circulars for
F. G. Amweg of the Hawaiian Engin
eering nnd Construction Company arrived
in Hilo by the Kinau Wednesday and
will return to Honolulu today, Mr. Am
weg came empowered to settle nil matters
that are delaying the commencement of
work on the Hilo dock. If nothing un
expected happens, his visit will liave
made the way clear for speedy operations
on dock construction.
I economic $boc o Ltd., fiiio I
held at the
Klniiu I'uBsougor List.
K. R. nerg, P. E. Clark, II. A. Nawahi,
I'. Geiser, 1'. J. Amweg, J. P. Sisson, Jr.,
E. Poo aud wife, Mrs. E. J. Huggins,
Miss II. E. Huggins, T. Romaine, G.
Douthitt, Mrs. J. A. Douthltt, C. P. Ben
ton, C. Dulsenberg, Thos. Fortune, E. E.
Paztou, A. W. van Valkenberg, J. A.
Giluian, Mrs. II. M. L. Walker, Miss
Jacinta, Mrs. Soares and 3 children, L. E.
Piiikham, Geo. Wilson, Mary Ailau.C.
B. Hutchins, Miss II. Hutchins, Miss
Ellis, James Mauldiu,