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California Fruit Market, Tel. tS.
Judge Robinson will spend Sunday at
the Volcano House.
R. W. Jones of Kamucla has been in
the city the past week.
" J. A. M. Johnson, the Honolulu paper
innn, was in Hilo this week.
Mr! and Mrs. C. A. Ilrown were arrivals
by the Kinau last Wednesday.
Mrs. P.M. Wakefield returned Wednes
day from a vacation spent in Honolulu.
N. C. Willfong left Tuesday for a trip
through Kona and Kau on official busi
ness. W. V. Drake of the Internal Revenue
Service arrived in Hilo by the Kinau last
Musicians from the Honolulu Hand will
assist the Haili Church choir at the morn
ing services Sunday,
Miss Mary Canarlo arrived by the Kinau
Wednesday. She has been visiting in
Honolulu for some time.
J. A. Magoon arrived from Honolulu
Wednesday toattend to business for clients
in the Fourth Circuit Court.
Marston Campbell, Assistant Superin
tendent of Public Works, arrived in the
city by the Kinau Wednesday.
For S alk For cut flowers, flower pots,
ornamental trees, etc., call on or address
JIM MORRIS, P. O. Box 343. Hilo. io-tf
The stock of groceries, building and-
lease of the American Grocery btore will
be sold at auction next Friday, I. E.
Captain Berger and the Hawaiian Hand
arrived by the Kinau Wednesday, thirty
two strong. They will remain over one
The Young Men's Institute hold their
meetings in Foresters' Hall. Their first
meeting in the new quarters was held
There will be a game of polo Saturday
Afternoon at Hoolulu Park between local
teams. The game begins at 2:30 sharp.
No admission fee is to be charged.
Father Oliver reports that up to Jan
uary 12 no word had been received at
Honolulu from the Vatican of the nomi
nation of a successor to the late Bishop
A financial article relating to the busi
ness of the Phoenix Savings and Build
ing and Loan Association, intended for
this week's issue, will not appear until
next week. Look for it.
Albert Horner of Kukaiau drove in
Monday. He reports unprecedented
rains at his place during December and
-what he thinks about the roads out Ham
akua way would not bear repeating.
The Benevolent and Protective Order
of Elks initiated into its mysteries last
Monday evening Judge A. W. Barnard of
Laupahoehoe, A. Lindsay of Houokaa
and F. Johnson of Waimea.
A double band concert will be given at
the Hilo Hotel grounds Sunday afternoon
at 3 o'clock. The Honolulu Band, led by
Captain Berger.and the Hilo Band, under
Prof. Carvalho, will meet in noisy and
The services at Haili Church next Sun
day night will be unusually interesting.
Captain Berger will preside at the organ.
A quartette from the band will sing. Mrs.
Alapai and Miss Keliiaa will sing solos.
There will be short talks by Rev. Mr.
Nash and others.
Marston Campbell. Assistant Superin
tendent of Public Works, arrived in the
city by the Kinau and will remain on this
I sin ml for two weeks. H. E. Cooper will
arrive next week and the two will devote
their attention to plans tor carrying out
needed public works.
The biggest venture in the business of
raising bananas in the Hilo District is
that undertaken by landholder at 13
miles. A tract of 500 acres will In. cleared
and planted to bananas. A company will
be formed with a capitalization of f 30,000
to 40,000. Peter Lee is at the head of
the concern and the work of clearing has
An agreement has been made with the
Hawaii Mill Company for the clearing
of 3.o acres of land at Piihonua to be
used in sugar culture. In exchange the
Hawaii Mill Company and John T. Baker
releases to the government 57.5 acres re
quired for the Hilo water system.
Waimea Juue 11.
The success of the races at Waimea
New Year's dav has induced the turf
lovers of that end of the Island to plan
for another meet on June 11. They are
developing some good horses which
should be in trim to sweep good stakes at
the Hilo Fourth of July races.
We have just received
a lot of the well known
It is guaranteed pure aud 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
Mschlaeger Co., Ltd.
Pioneer Win. and Liquor Mom.
TEL. NO. 23 CHURCH ST.
BERUKK AND THE IUN1).
Where the Concerts Will Be (Jlvcn
Captain Berger and his company of 3
musicians.coniprlsiug the Honolulu Baud,
arrived by the Kinau Wednesday and will
spend the next week in the city. Yester
day morning at 8 o'clock the band played
its first concert at the Court House. Last
evening at 7:30 a concert was given at the
The program for the balance of the
week has been nrranged a9 follows:
Friday Union School, 1 p. m.
Company D Drill, 7 p. m.
Saturday Court House, 9 a. m.
Fish Market, 3 p. m.
Hotel Grounds, 7:30 p. in.
Sunday Combination Concert, Hotel
Grounds, ,3 p. m.
For next week no iron-clad plans have
been made so far, but Captain Berger says
the following will, perhaps, be the mu
sicians' itinerary: Monday afternoon, Hilo
Boarding School; Monday evening, Wat
akea, near Depot; Tuesday afternoon,
Catholic Schools; Tuesday evening, con
cert at Olaa, band going by special train.
Wednesday the band will play in Hilo
again and on Thursday will probably go
Captain Berger says that the arrival of
the cable in Honolulu was an event that
called the band into action with a ven
geance. "We played cable music for
three days," salt! the Captain. "We
played when the Silvertown buoyed the
cable outside; we played all day when the
shore end was landed, and we played on
celebration day proper. My "Cable
March" seems to have struck a popular
chord in Honolulu, as all the boys now
whistle it on the streets."
Teachers' Hemline Circle Produce
Drama of " Caesar."
The Teachers' Reading Circle gave a
presentation of Shakespeare's "Caesar"
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Lyman
last Tuesday night to a company of thirty
or forty spectators. The parlor and din
ing room were used tor auditorium ami
stage, the arch between making a suitable
proscenium. The rear of the stage was
tastefully decorated with potted plants
and on the walls hung pictures depicting
scenes and characters of the Caesarian
epoch in Rome.
The entertainment was more an impro
vizatiou than an attempt to seriously stage
one of the most difhcult plays of the
great dramatist. The time devoted to
preparation was very snort ami me piece
was given without a single rehearsal.
The entertainment, with these explana
tions, was a pronounced success. Mrs.
A. G. Curtis had the matter in charge aud
has been asked to repeat the performance
in a hall that will accommodate the pub
lic. In the play the best portrayal of
characters was by W. C Cooke and Mrs.
Curtis, who enacted the roles of Cassius
and Portia respectively. Win, McClusky
made a first-class Brutus and J. Castle
Ridcway cave a faithful delineation of
Marc Autouv. Franklin Howland ap
peared as Dccius. The characters of
Caesar and Calphronla were represented
by L. W. Haworth and Mrs. R. II. Reid.
Combined Sunday Concert.
The Honolulu and Hilo Bauds will play
at Hilo Hotel stand next Sunday ut 3 p. in.
By Honolulu Baud, Captain II. Berger,
1. Grand March "Tannhauser".. Wagner
2. Overture "Tell" Rossini
3. Finale "Lohengrin" Wagner
4. Songs (a) "Belle of Japan."
lb, "Just 11 Gill From Home."
(c) "With You Alone."
(d) "My Lady Fair."
5. "Reminiscences of All Nations"... '
By Hilo Band, Prof. Joaquin Carvalho,
March "L. L. I." W.H. Thomas
Overture "Viviaue" C. W. Bennett
3. Fantasia "Southern Sweethearts"
Cornet Solo by Jules Carvalho.'
4. Overture "Mosaic" Rolliusou
5. Air Varie "The Old Home Down
on the Farm" F. P. Harlow
Baritone Solo by Leader Carvalho.
6. "A Day in the Cornfield"
btnttn m .uoiin
"Star Spangled Banner."
O, je! O, yel 0, ye! In the name of fun,
The Sheriff's Court is opent yea, aud
George is "In't again!"
Accused of vile proceedings, such as,
darinir to object
To the high-falutin notions of out
Accused of interference where he had no
right to vote!
Accused of being "Chirpy" when he
couldn't sing a note!
Accused of snaring "youngster's" newly
wedded to the"bar,
Aud bawling bold defiance to an Auto
Arrested, bailed and brought to book!
Quid pro quo! et Duncker!
Betwixt the Sheriff and thyself, pray tell
us,"wiucii was drunker:"
DAN. D. QUILLE.
Kiiinu Passenger List.
E J Walker, J A M Johnson, J W
Springton, Rev. J Kekipi, Rev. F E Ke.
kipi, Mrs! Kekipi, Mrs J Aricle, Rev I O
bell, Mrs F M Wakefield, W F Drake,
Capt Berger, Miss Leliia, Mrs Alapai,
JJr w if Twinney ami wue airs uruyicee
Mrs Lyons, C W E Evaus.
Purty ut Lindsay's.
A very pleasant party was given by Mr.
and Mrs. Adam Lindsay last Priday even
ing at their home on Church street in
honor of Mr. Lindsay's brothers, A. II.
Lindsay of Houokaa aud Alexander Litid.
sayi Jr., of Honolulu. There were be
tween thirty and forty guests present.
The evening was passed at cards and
dancing. Refreshments were served dur
ing the evening.
, .Miss alary Uniano. Miss I'ayne,, tine 0135.00. Airs.1u.1tu1 Maria, utgauiy; ' :r ";" ii "IV.i. i...'"i i.:L " " "
J Kealaula, Lee Chotig, Mrs II An-, sentence suspended for 13 months; Wata-1 )"... ..?,,... i"...ii" ri.'.iii " i.I..
s. CM Spire, Mrs J Kealaula, C-Tuabe Saikichi, larceny second- degree, ?""' . ," ""r.,. . "" . .u"i3
y, Miss J l Ilrown, C A Ilrown and I two years at hard labor; Joe Akau, lar- "'. : .1". "V n'. t ' J i.". 7.t'. 'r..
fe I A Mauoon. D Horn. Marston Camp-! ceuy first degree, one year at hard labor; . " " '! ', ' -wi. " "1 .,' ""..." ....
Hilo Barns Club IMans Celebration
"A Scotsman's love for" the wlmplin'
rills, the broomie knave's and heather
hilts, and songs o' love wha's sweetness
thrills the hearts o' men and maids, is
never more in evidence than during the
progress of a "Burn's Anniversary" cele
bration. The martial strains of "Scots wha
hael" may bring the fighting flash into
his eye, but the tender, melting notes of
"Afton Water" or "Braw Braw lads"
bring back to his memory the sweetness
of "Auld Lang Syne" when "Behind you
hills where sugar flows;" he whispered
words of endearment into the ears of his
"Bonnie Lassie," who blushed with
pleasure to find that her lad "was nac the
gawk she had thocht him."
The spirit of sterling independence,
and brotherly, love which breathes
through every line of "A mans man
for a' that" enables him, on occasions of
this character, to take the hand of friend
and foe alike, and modestly to confess
that "We're a' Jock Tauisons bairnc the
The Scotsmen of this district arc not to
be outdone in the way of homage to the
wondrous genius, and a due reverence to
the spirit which animated Robert Burns,
for we are given to understand that, the
members of the "Hilo Burns Club" are
actively engaged In preparing a fitting
celebration of the :44th anniversary of
the birth of "Scotland's Bard" which
on this occasion will be in the form of a
grand "Burns Concert," to be followed
y a dance, at Spreckcls' Hall, on the
evening of Saturday, Jan. J4th. An ex
cellent program, consisting of vocal solos,
duets, violin solos, recitations and an ex
hibition of Highland dancing will be
rendered by the following ladies and
Sopranos Mrs. Paul Bartcls, Mrs.
Contraltos Mrs. W. I. Madiera, Miss
Iola A. Wight.
Tenor W. C. Cook.
Basso Otis English.
Violinist Miss M. G. Farquhar.
Elocutionist Mrs. A. G. Curtis.
Highland dancing Kenneth Cameron.
Orator Hon. Gilbert F. Little.
Musical Director Mrs. J. T. Lewis.
Reserved seats, 1. 50; general admis
sion (including dance), $1.
Tickets at the "Owl" and Hilo Drug
Stores aud John D. Kennedy's.
Francis Council No. 573, Y. M. I.
When the hand of Divine Providence
removed from the scene of his labors the
late Rt. Rev. Gulstan Francis Ropert,
Bishop of Panopolis, Damicn Council No.
563, Young Men's Institute, lost a most
worthy Chaplain, and the Catholic
Church of Hawaii, their most zealous
shepherd and lover of his flock.
And Francis Council, No. 573, Y. M.
I., of Hilo, after whom it takes its name,
and to whose energy it owes its existence,
has lost a self-sacrificing aud faithful
friend, Therefore be it
Resolved, That we members of Francis
Council in meeting assembled this nth
day of January, 1903, extend our heart
felt regrets and sympathy to Damicn
Council No. 563, Y. M. I of Honolulu.
Oahu, in this their hour of deep affliction.
Resolved, That we as members of the
Catholic Church of Hawaii also extend
our most sincere condolence aud tribute
of affection to the Fathers and Laity in
this their hour of grief.
Resolved, That these resolutions be
spread on the minutes of our Council,
and conies thereof be sent to Damicn
Council No. 563, Y. M. I., and the Cath
olic Mission, and a copy be sent to the
Institute Journal for publication.
M. dk F. SPINOLA,
M. S. PACHECO,
j Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. is, 1903.
I illlorilni.UoVo,,ue. Examination.
The United States Civil Service Com
mission announces that on January 31,
1903 an examination will be held at
Honolulu for positions in the Internal
Revenue District of Hawaii.
Information relative tothesubjects and
scope of this examination may be found
in the Manual of Examinations or on
application at Custom House at Hilo and
Age limit, 3i years or over.
From the eligibles resulting from this
examination it is expected that appoint
ments will be made to the position of
store-keeper-gauger in the Internal-Revenue
District of Hawaii, and to other
similar vacancies as they may occur at
This examination is open to all citizens
of the United States who comply with
the requirements. Competitors will be
rated without regard to any consideration
other than the qualifications shown in
their examination papers, and eligibles
will be certified strictly in accordance
with the civil service law and rules.
I Persons who desire to compete should
j at once apply to the secretary of the local
; board of examiners at the custom-house
1 ill iiiiu or iiuuuiuiu, lur 11 copy ui iuc
Manual of Examinations aud application
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' MUlllth, 1UL- tijJiniiuiiuu auuuiu UV JIIU-
perly executed and filed with the secre-
I tary of the board at Honolulu prior to
the hours of closing business on January
Yesterday Judge Little sentenced such
prisoners as pleaded guilty. Derogasia
Mathero. for assault aud battery with a
xt -.:..- i r 1... 1 7. n- .i-w.M it..,:
L. :i;r. ' T..V::X... .i..7"r. '
The trials of the murder cases are set
for hearing Monday.
If you want to
Advertise in newspapers
anywhere at anytime
call on or write
E. C. Dake's Adrertisiig Agency
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REPORT OE GRAND JURY.
Hilo Police Department upheld and
Commended for Zeal.
, On Wednesday afternoon at a o'clock,
the Grand Jury appeared in Court to
make a final report. The report was
read by Foreman, C. C. Kennedy and
follows In full:
January 14th, 1903.
To the Honorable Gilbert F. Little, Judge
of the Fourth Circuit Court Hilo,
We the Grand Jurors for the January, 1903,
term of the Fourth Circuit Court
herewith beg to submit our report:
We have had presented for our con
sideration thirty Calender Cases out of
which we have found indictments agaii.st
twenty-five, in the balance of cases we
did not find sufficient evidence to sub
stantiate the charges.
In the taking of evidence in the severa
cases coming before us several side issues
have arisen which havc(bcen thoioughly
investigated and are herein reported on.
It is be deplored that there seems to be
a growiug tendency for the committing
of crime on this island, and that a large
proportion of the same is committed by
In passing it may be observed that
there was a case brought before the Qrand
Jury which involved a most dastardly and
licnlous crime. It appears tuat a young
rorio-Kican wile, an orphan, without any
known relative, was found murdered, the
primary cause of death bcimr cerebral
hemorrhage, but upon examination of the
houy, the child was round to be horribly
lacerated in the pubic region, proving
uiai sue nau, prior 10 ucaiu uccn subject
ed to rape and afterward beaten to death.
When the police authorities were notified
of this crime, occurring practically with
in our midst, they used every endeavor to
seek aud find the perpetrator of the hor
rible deed, but unfortunately, owing to
the mendacity aud sccrctivciiess of the
person suspected by the authorities of
being cognizant of the matter their efforts
were abortive, through however no lack
of energy or investigation.
The Grand Jury further reports that
there has been some degree ol adverse
criticism concerning the police depart
ment in its efforts and zeal to get at the
truth of the matter and bring the culprit
to justice which he richly deserves. We
would say in this behalf that our popula
tion is now most cosmopolitan, and un
fortunately we arc burdened and infested
with a very undesirable class of people, a
people which is a constant source of anx
iety to the decent aud law abiding citi
zens of this Territory.
It must be remembered that the police
department is here for the protection and
safeguard of every citizen, poor or rich,
011 this island and that there arc times
when in order to discover and ferret out
crime and for the protection of life and
property that they arc sometimes called
to employ extraordinary measures for the
protection of same. In some instaces the
end justifies the means, and we believe,
after a full and thorough examination
and investigation, that the case which
has been brou ht to the attention of the
Grand Jury is oue of those that may well
be classed in this category.
The work which has been presented
shows that there has been during the
past sixvinionths an unusually great
amount of high crime, and we are of the
opinion that the Hilo Police Force is
entitled to commendation for the energy
mm iiucuiciiuc biiuwit 111 uriuguig criini
nals to justice.
Several cases before the Grand Jury for
investigation led to the inguiry as to the
system of issuing marriage licenses, and
we find that many such licenses have
been issued allowing the marriage of
children uuuer age without the consent
of either parents or guardian. We
would recommend that all marriage
licenses be issued only from the office of
the Clerk of the Circuit Court, or one re
sponsible deputy appointed for each dis
trict by the Circuit Judge, and that the
commissions of all other Marriage License
Agents be cancelled.
The Garbage System as introduced
some time ago under the supervision of
the Sanitary Officer with aid of prison la
bor and private subscription has provid
ed for the removal of the most "of the
filth and is much improved over former
conditions. The question of sewerage is
now a more serious problem and should
be given no small amount of attention.
We have visited various locations of the
City and we report as follows:
With relation of the locality on the
south side of Front Street between Pons
hawai and Furneaux Streets we find
houses in which numbers of Asiatics ore
living built over stagnant water with very
little ventilation under the buildings.
We suggest for the welfare of the com
munity aud as a safeguard against spread
of disease that laws relative to the regu
lating of sanitary conditions be more
strictly enforced. That property holders
in tins locality be required to comply
with the same. The water for domestic
purposes has in many cases for its outlet
a neighbor yard, or seeks its level under
the dwelling houses, being charged with
all kinds of organic matter is a breeding
place for disease germs and a menace to
public health. '
The Territory has already been placed
expense as a result ot similar
011s in Honolulu, and we would
urge the need of the above mentioned
We have visited the Jail and from a
sanitary standpoint have found it in
good condition and reflects credit on
those in charge, but we find the jail build
ing to be small and ill arranged for the
needs of this island, and would recom
mend that the legislature provide for its
We desire to call the Courts attention
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i jjoani 01 iicnun, nnu iuc same was i ue
fore being burned) appraised, saidap-
the I Praised amounting 834.oo which
Grand Jury find was not in
excess of the
true value or said property.
A bill for the above amount was sent to
the proper authorities but the Hoard of
Claims allowed only $4841. 25, We are
of the opinion justice was not done the
said Autone G.Serrao, and we earnestly
recommend that the balance of this claim
be paid by the Government. In con-
elusion we wish to record the thanks of
the Jurymen for the able and efficient
manner in which Mr. Douthitt the De
puty Attorney General has presented the
cases to us. All of which is very respect?
Ready to put on and appear upon the
If a suit is wanted in a hurry, or if you
want to save a few dollars, come
and see me.
All, suits marked in figures.
J Don't buy anything in S
the Harness Line until
I you have seen my fine I
1 stock. 1
j L. K. PEARSON 1
I Peacock Building, next to Bank Bridge St. I
"" 5w r "a
from Monday next the 5th instant
to the 25th instant
See our circulars for
First Foreign Church.
Service next Sabbath morning at it
o'clock. Subject "Palm-Tree Chris
tians." Union praise service at night in
the Haili Church. Kverybody welcome.
F. L. NASH.
Scalds are always painful and frequent
ly (mite serious, but Chamberlain's Pain
Ilalni is a liniment especially suited for
such injuries. One application give re
lief. Try It. The Drug Store sells it.
held at the
go., Ltd., fiilo
The annual meeting of the stockholders
of the Hilo Rlectric Light Co., Ltd., will
be held at the office of the Company,
Hilo, Hawaii, on Saturday, January 31st,
1903, at 3 o'clock, p. m., for the purpose
of electing officers for the ensuing year
and the transaction of such other business
as may properly be brought before the
W. T. DALDING,
1 1-3 Secretary.