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SAD BUT TRUE.
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1903 PROSPECTS GOOD.
the most momeutdus ' event in the
history of Hawaii. For many
years people of Hawaii' and df the
Mainland have striven for cable
communication between these fair
Islands of the Pacific and the great
nation of which we are now a part.
iahbor; and vthe! rule that 6'faoiial
Antage by trickery or sharp
ittcesiri!ahy form can' "set the
y. limit to adesigniMfe'iJson's
privileges cannot now be practised
or exist with impunity under the
benign influence of the Constitution
of the United States and the laws
made in pursuance thereof. Under
the laws of the United States no in
dividual is entirely free from legal
restraint. Continued success or
even temporary prosperity or .other
There is no way of avoiding the
conclusion that times in Hilo and
the Hilo District in 903 will be a
great improvement over 1902. The
out look for the sugar plantations,
here as else where in the Islands, is
the brightest beacon betokening
better times. All persons interested
in these corporations will con
sequently feel the results and con
tribute in some way to the general
betterment of business. The be
ginning of extensive public im
provements at an early date also
promises a distribution of consider
Later in the year. The district
will not fail to realize appreciable
benefits from our growing banana
industry which is the most import
ant new phase in agricultural
development. All these factors in
renewed activity will be noticed in
increased sales and better collec
tions by the merchants of the city.
In the remoter distance Hilo sees
the certain coming of the Hilo
Kohala Railroad, the construction
of a breakwater in the harbor, and
other big improvements by the
The program, therefore, is merely
the old one which always wins: that
of all pulling together and hustling
like the devil.
Tun citizens and business men of
Hilo should not only attend the
meeting to be held at Fireman's
hall tonight for a conference with
Senators Brown and Woods, but
they should go with formulated
ideas concerning needed legisla
tions. The most notorious kicker
in Hilo will here be given an atten
tive hearing. Senators Drown and
Woods can accomplish much if their
constituents back them with una
nimity. This Januray term of Court in
number and importance of the
causes to be heard and the number
of Honolulu and other foreign
lawyers in attendance is very
much the heaviest that has ever
been opened in Hilo. Closely fol
lowing this term of court will come
the Federal court called for the
third Wednesday to try a number
of cases which were formerly heard
by the Circuit Court.
In fact in the minds of many the ' wordly progress of individuals thus
comnletion of the cable marks a a"nea, win not ue permitted ana
greater epoch in the history of the fayne violating this principle
Islands than did annexation to the suouia De prompuy aim tuorougmy
United States. investigated and it is your duty to
With all the rejoicing, however, ' Protcct a11 our u!varv and ,css
over the cable celebration the think-1 IO"unaic ,euow c,l,zcus ,rluc
ing man has reason to feel disgusted Pcrils vhlch. mav be unlawfully
with certain conditions connected Piacca in tnc,r wav luose wuom
therewith. Rather he has reason ' sorae flcetinB advantage may have
to feel ashamed that in this great B,ven the opportunity for the up
moment of historical interest and ! pHcation of those deceitful and dis
imnortance we have as Chief F- "est Poetises referred to in the
ecutive of this Territory in the per- above chapters and which are not
sau of Sanford B. Dole, a man who governed by external environment,
has not the slightest conception of but which originate within them
the proprieties of the occasion." selves and are therefore wilful and
Knowing that the cable ship was 1 intentional. It is to this element
en route to Hawaii and that the , of violaters of our criminal statutes
completion of this connecting link . r il,vile vour sPecial attention. I
with the Mninlnml ivmilcl ho a., also invite your attention to chapter
epoch marking event in the history. 7. PaBe J2 of our Penal Laws of
of Hawaii, Governor Dole left the ' I8Q7 WKU io uomiciun,
capital city to seek the wilds of the ana oiuer oiieiibra iirercin cnuma;
Island of Hawaii on a nlensurc ex- 1 A uc "epmy mwruey ocn-
cursion. It had been arranged that, eral wiU advise vou as t0 the lawin
following the test of the cable to all. cases excepting where an official
ascertain if it was in working con- of the Territory is the subject of in
dition, the first message to be sent vestigation. He will invite your
over the cable should be one from ! attention to such other chapters
the Governor of the Island Terri- and sections of the criminal law
tory to the President of' the United as mav from tirae t0 time become
States. It was jnost fitting that I necessary for you o understand in
this should be so, but Governor the course of yur liberations.
Dole utterly unable to grasp the1 He wiU exan,,ne witnesses brought
importance of the occasion, ran
all timesftasttd nttttetif.ltefordl'ybn
for investigation. Your oath of
office atid public 'justice1 tequinht
and it is obvious td'yoti why" such
secrecy is essential. '
No indictment shall be found 'nor
shall any presentment be made with
out the concurrence of at least
twelve grand jurors, In addition
to the foregoing observations, you,
will have a copy of the rules pre
scribed by our Supreme Court un
der the provisions of Section 83 of
the Organic Act, together with a
copy of our Penal Laws, which,
with the Deputy Attorney General,
will guide you in the transaction of
such business as may come before
you in the subpoena of and swear
ing of witnesses presented, indict
ments, signing the same, your at
tendance, etc. In making your
final report you may make such ob
servations and suggestions as in
your judgment appear to be for the
benefit of the public service or that
the good of theicoratnunity may at
this time require.
Our customereUvfcttiiifoyiftijideVl of
: L! '
Bii.M iu ui . ij.'.3iifjj
will find here a fine assortment
at prices to suit everyone.
Also fine sets of '
Bird and fleat Carvers
and the largest variety of '
Saddles and Bridles
ever seen in this town
before you and prepare all indict
tuents, when you shall so direct,
for the signature of your foreman
When the shore and thev sha11 be countersigned by
o - n.i 1 himselt. In the consideration 01
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At tiuj opening of the January
term of the Fourth Circuit Court last
Wednesday there was not standing
room for the crowd of people that
had been drawn to the Palace of
Justice. This extraordinary in
terest is prpbably accounted for by
the fact that there were 20 prisoners
in the dock, several of whom were
charged with capital offenses and
all with having committed grave I first message to his chief, the Pres
ident of the United States.
away from his official duties just at
the moment when he should have
been at the helm.
line was laid at
rnniipptinii urnctnnilff with Ilip shin.
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several miles out at sea, the little uue,,"",u,,uu'",..r
daughter of Governor Gage of thatjden.ce. bef?re vou. wou,d Jus,fy a
great State christened the cable and I Peiu Jur ".' "'v....s. "'"
the first person to congratulate ! find a "'dictment and in due time
Clarence W. Mackey was the Gov-1 retur" the same court lhroueh
ernorof the State of California. yr fornan a,,d ,"vour Prese"ce
Imagine if you can Governor Gage ' Yo11 wl cuse a 11 persons from
of California, or the governor of vour P.resencc wb,,e delberating
any other State or Territory in thejand votinB uno" anv ,uatter 'h
United States, being absent from a mav come before ,vou and- ,f ?
celebration of an event of such anv reason vou bel,eve tbat
transcendent importance to his Presence of the Attorney General
state as was the completion of the or any interpreter retards a success
cable to Hawaii. fuI examination of the witnesses,
And not alone was Governor you should excuse him or them; or
Dole absent on the completion 0f,?holday member . of tbe 8ra,,d
the cable and not alone did he fail! J"1 b interested ni any subject
to salute the President with the first for your investigation, your fore
massage over the new cable, as he man or, in case he be the interested
should have done, but to add insult Pty, any member of the grand
arc asked to meet
Senators Brown and Woods
to discuss needed legislation
Our stock of ,
"Phoenix" Horse and Mule Shoes
is now complete
Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd., Hilo
to injury, he sent a personal mes
sage of congratulation to William j
Randolph Hearst of notorious yel- j
low newspaper notoriety as ex
pressive of his interest in the cable.
This message was sent from the
Island of Hawaii to Honolulu by
wireless telegraphy and thence over
the cable, but this chief executive
of Hawaii evidently did not know
enough about the decencies and ex
igencies of public life to send the
jury will cause him to be excused
and all rules shall operate against
him or them as if he or they were
not members of the panel during
the consideration of that particular
matter; and if anyone thus request
ed to retire should refuse to comply
with the order or should attempt to
reveal the facts under considera
tion to anyone outside the grand
jury room or to restrict or obstruct
a free and fair examination upon
any subject under investigation,
you will report him to this court at
once. You should have no hesit-
Whun it appears that Hilo chose I
a site 111 three days that pleased
Commissioner Kustis, and now has
a splendid design for a building to
be erected thereon, all before the
commissioner reached home, and
before our friends in Honolulu
could agree on a location, it will
strike the public that we are learn
Hilo l'ress Association.
The place A quiet Hilo Uy-strcet.
The hour Itewitchini: supper time.
They met The fat editor nuil the slim
The l'nt Editor "Rumor snith thou
hast iu incubation n bitter Personal Attack
upon me, my Man Friday and a Worthy
IliisiuessMan. Whatsayest thou? Enough
have I had. My Soul revolts at more.
Methiuks, to some Strenuous Course I
must resort, lest thou houudest uc to a
The Thin Editor "Go thy Way iu
Peace. Let thy Gizzard not befret itbelf.
Thou hast been joshed, lie Gosh, most
unmercifully cruelly joshed. It's the
devilish work of thy Man Friday. He
ever lurketh about to raise unseemly
Commotion. He has leagued himself
with thine own precious Dame Rumor.
Together, their pranks are causing thee
Distress. Hrother, go home and dine."
The editors parted.
'I'lioro i rf1inh1f rmtltnrifv flint
Senator Baldwin and other former '? or delicacy in promptly and
earnest supporters of Dole, have re- vigorously investigating such cases
., 1 , 1 . . hm f t becomes your duty to do so.
cently asked him to resign. They , , ' . ' . ,
,,,,., . .. I charge you to investigate fear-
should make the request still more , . . , . .
, r .. .. .. ... r lessly and vigorously conditions re
urgent, for as it is, the actions of , . 3 . .
t, , 1 1 .1 11 .1 rlative to the sale of intoxicating h
Dole can only bring the blush of ,. . b.
shame and reproach upon every
thinking man of the Territory.
Governor Gage of California,
Governor Gear of Oregon and the
governors of several other states
sent congratulatory messages to
Tlnlp nvpr tlir (Vimnlptirm nf tlio
cable; but did Dole acknowledge ,ate the provisions of the their li
any of them. Apparently not, forcenseby seU,"B women or mi
he was on the Island of Hawaii nors or bv employing either in their
virturdlvmitsido of communication, places of business. The Attorney
nn.l liMlo 1, cared whether the General will advise
cable was completed or whether wholesale and retail dealers may
messages of felicitation passed be- violate the law as clearly and d.s
tweeu such iusiiniificant men as the tlncllv as lf tbev bad not Possessed
Governors of Mainland States and
the miirlitv Dnle nf TTfnvnii.
Events speak for themselves and ' for the sale,of wine- becr a,,dA ale of
if anything were lacking before,; low alcoholic strength under Act 6.,
this Infest oiurht rortainlv to bel "FF'uvcu ju.y lu, ,oyo,
sufficient to show the President that
Hawaii most urgently needs a new
quors within this jurisdiction by in
dividuals or by corporations under
any circumstances without a proper
license to do so; and, further, to in
vestigate with the same zeal the
sale of intoxicants by , those who
have a license to sell but who vio-
you as to how
a license. Another class of cases
is that of the holders of licenses
Fourth semi-annual report of the First
Dank of Hilo, Ltd., incorporated March
IS. 1901 1 at the close of business, Decem
ber 31, 1902.
Loans and Discounts $279,000.99
Call Lonnsand Overdrafts.. 18,1 19.92
Furniture and Fixtures 5.495.26
Other Assets '. 5,586.01
Due from other Drinks 25,296.90
Cash and Exchange 44,328.93
Capital paid iu 127,000.00
Undivided Fronts 20.a12.a3
Due to other Hanks 21.339.85
I, C. A. Stobie, cashier, do solemnly
swear that the above statement is true to
the best of my knowledge and belief.
C. A. STOBIE,
Examined and found correct.
J. S. CANARIO,
A. E. SUTTON,
JOHN T. MOIR,
Subscribed and sworn to before Inc this
6th day of January, A. D. 1903.
SKA I. TIIOS. C. RIDGWAY,
Notury Public, 4U1 Circuit, Territory of
YOU OiVIV BUY
WHIPS EU10PS AITBK HWOISE
or Time Payments
BERGSTROM MUSIC CO., Honolulu
tion of which the Attorney General
will more fully explain to you.
I charge you further that you
C. Baddaky, Prop.
Two. Beers for
Call and oxamino our stock
New York Life
The great international Life In
surance Company, supervised by
82 separate and distinct governments
A. H. JACKSON
Hilo Water Notice.
In accordance with Section I of Chap
ter'XXVI of the law of i8s6:
All persons holding water privileges or
those paying water rates are hereby noti
fied that the water rates for the term end
ing June 30, 1903, will be due and pay
able at the office of Hilo Water Works oil
the 1st day of January, 1903.
All such rates remaining unpaid for fif
teen days after they are due will be sub
ject to an additional 10 per cent.
All privileges upon which rates remain
unpaid February, 1903, (thirty days after
becoming delinquent), ore liable to sus
pension without further notice.
Rates are payable at the office of the
Water Works on King street.
Sup. Hilo Water Works,
Hilo, Jan. 5, 1903. 10-iit
REDUCED FREIGHT RATES
Freight Rates between San Fran
cisco and Hilo have been reduced
From$3.60to $3 por ton
commencing with the Bark St.
Katherine, now loading in San
Francisco. This includes Bark St.
Katherine, Bark Martha Davis, and
Bark Amy Turner.
Witi.cn & Co., San Francisco
C. Brhwbr & Co., Id., Honolulu
li; Hacki'KLD & Co., Ud.. Hilo
' 1 Agknts
BISHOP & CO.
Oahu, H. I.
Transact a General Banking and ex
Commercial and Traveller's Letters of
Creditissued, available iu all the principal
cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
entrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either as Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests for Exchange.
will deliver to you
of all flavors
Lempn, Cream, Ginger Ale,
Sarsaparilla, Pineapple, Or
ange, Strawbetry, etc., etc.
Ni'.no D. Camj'.ka. Mch.
Waianuenue St., near Pitman