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Safe for sale Wall Nichols Co.
J. L. Robertson U on the. Coast.
II. II. Gehr nrrlvcd from Honolulu by
1. l'eck returned by the Klnnu from n
business trip to Honolulu.
L. S. Taylor of Washington is a guest
at the liome of W. II. Lambert.
Our f i.oo Hawnitnu Calendars 50c.
Wall Nichols Co.
U, L. Aucrbach, formerly of this city,
now at Honolulu, caiue up by the Kin.iu.
K. A. Mclncruy the well known mer
chant of Honolulu was in the city this
It is reported that W. II. Wright, the
absconding treasurer, has been located in
Senator Cecil Drown, Geo. A. Davis
and Attorney Stanley leave by the Kinau
today for Honolulu.
1'or Salk 1'orcut flowers, flower pots,
ornamental trees, etc., call on or address
JIM MORRIS, P. O. llox 343, Hilo. to-tf
Miss Cantor with the latest ' in sprint;
millinery will remain at L. Turner &
Co's one more week.
Judge Gilbert I'. Little and Judge Rob.
Inson were the guests of J. T. Moiriit
Onomea last Sunday.
Our ft.oo Hawaiian Calendars 50c
Wall Nichols Co.
Deputy Attorney General 15. A. Dou
thitt spent three days at the Volcano
House the first of the week.
The wedding of William J. Stone atul
Mcliuda Agues Cn.Jirio is announced to
take place Wednesday l'ebruray 18.
Major Harris of the Salvation Army
arrived by the Kinau Wednesday and
will hold special services in this city.
Safe for sale Wall Nichols Co.
V. M. Swanzy of Thco. II. Davics &
Co., Honolulu has been in the city the
past week, the guest of C. C. Kennedy.
The trip of the Kinau from Honolulu
this week was uncommonly rough. The
vessel was seven hours crossing the chan
nel. The cheapest way to get a frame '" to
buy n picture of Wall Nichols Co. ' '
The presence of Miss Cantor in the city
with all the latest in millinery has been
a lucky thing for Hilo ladies. She will
be at L. Turner & Co's store another
P. Maurice McMahou formerly steno
grapher for the Judge of this Circuit, was
in tlie city during the Notley will contest.
He was engaged to report the trial of
that case. '
Scalds arc always painful and frequent
ly quite serious, but Chamberlain's Pain
Balm is n liniment especially suited for
such injuries. One application give re
lief. Try it. The Drug Store sells it.
The cargo of the Enterprise for the
Coast this trip consisted of sugar as fol
lows: Olaa, 35,000 bags; Hakalau, 10,062;
Hilo, 8,660; Waiakea, 3,200. She also
carried 670 bunches of bananas nud io,
75r pounds of cofTee.
Passengers for the Coast by the Kilter
prise which sailed Wednesday were as
follows: Mr. & Mrs. 1. K. Hotchkiss,
and three children, D. A. Loehcnsteiu,
L.J. Doyle, Messrs, II. Johnson, and
The cheapest way to get a frame is to
buy a picture of Wall Nichols Co.
John Lycurgus shipped by the Enter
piise Wednesday 250 bunches of bananas
and 200 pineapples. Lycurgus states that
be will stay with the banana shipping
business as long us they are grown here
of sufficient size.
Judge Morris M. Kstce, of the United
States District Court; R. Hreckous, U. S.
District Attorney; F. C. Handy, Deputy
U. S. Marshall, nnd other officers of the
Court arrived by the Kinau late Wednes
day night. In compliance with the re
quirements of the law Judge Estee con!
veiled Court that night, adjourning iiul
Notice is hereby given that W. II.
Hlscni'an is no longer in the employ of
the Hilo Mercantile Co., Ltd., and is not
authorized to collect accounts or take any
orders for said firm.
HILO MERCANTILE CO., LTD.
Hilo, Hawaii, January 29, 1903.
We have just received
a lot of the well known
It is guaranteed pure and far ex
cclls any other nou-intoxicatiiiK
beverage on the market, having
been awarded the Gold Medal tor
the best Cider at the California In
ternational Mid-Winter Exposition.
$4 per (loz., large bottles
Hoffschlaeger Co., Ltd.
I'lonetr Win. and l.lquor Hume
TEL. NO. 23 CHURCH ST.'
A L'lONKKU HUNH.
J. II. Mnrlln Passes Anny nt the
Arc of 7 1 Ycnrs.
John Daniel Martin died at 'his home
in Hilo Wednesday night of this week
after an illness of ten days. Mr. Marliti
was one of the well known characters of I
Hilo and was highly esteemed in all
circles for his many sterling qualities.
Up to his last illness he had industriously ,
pursued his labors in connection with i
Government road work, in which he had I
engaged with credit for a number of'
years. During his service in thiscapacity !
for the Government, he had supervision
of the construction of I lie Volcano road, '
the Puna, Kaumaua and Hakalau roads, '
as well as various other public works. t
At the time of his death he was aged 74
years nnd 10 months. He was born in 1
Eric county. New York. Ilotli of his
parents died when he was quite young.
He learned the carpenter's trade and
early in life moved to Illinois. Later he
joined a brother in the South, but on the
breaking out of the Civil Wor he returned
.Nortli and enlisted in nil Illinois regi
ment, serving his country for four years.
After the war he went to Nebraska, which
was then the frontier. In that state he
met and married Miss Jane Cliamplin,
They came to the Hawaiian Islands in
1879, locating on Maui; For six years la
was employed as head luiia 011 the
Spreckelsvillc plantation, having charge
of the construction of the irrigation sys
tem of that estate. He moved to Hilo
twelve years ago and since that time had
been almost in the constant employ of
the Government in road work.
Deceased leaves n widow and one
daughter, Miss Jennie Marlin, and a
brother and sister residing in the States.
The funeral was held yesterday after
noon from the First Foreign Church,
Rev. Mr. Hill conducting the services
assisted liy Rev. Mr. Nash. The mush
was furnished by the choir of the First
Foreign Church. Rich floral tributes
adorned the casket.
The pall bearers were Messrs. E. N.
Holmes. J. A. Scott, W. S. Terry, E. E.
Richards, P. Peck and Judge Ilapui.
Judge Kstco Holds Forth In (Input's
United States District Judge Morris M.
Estee opened court yesterday morning in
Juilge Hapai's chambers. The court offi
cials, aside from judge, are C. R. Ilreck-
011s, U.S. Attorney, F. C. Handy, U. S.
Deputy Marshal; J. D. Averv, Deputy
The first case called was the bankruptcy
matter of M. Niccols of North Hilo, the
petitioners in the case being II. Huckfcld
& Co. Smith & Parsons and W. A. Kin
ney appeared for petitioners, and Wise &
Ross for defendant.
The matter of the arraignment of de
fendants in the illicit distilling cases will
come up this morning.
Dock Work does Ahead.
All matters now are finally settled with
reference to the construction of the Hilo
Dock. F. J. Amweg, of the Hawaiian'
Engineering and Construction Company,
mini nn liv Hip lvinnn tlita wtnlr will.
full authority nnd means to put the work
turner iiiiiiiemaic ueuuway. aii engineer
will be sent up next week to make sound
ings, and the piling, which is now being
copper sheathed, will bedriven into place.
The first bent of piling, which had al
ready been put in place, has been washed
out by the lieavy storms of the last two
days, entailing the loss of some labor.
The dock will be completed within four
mouths, providing the weather does not
interfere too much.
To 'Discuss County Hill.
Members of the Olna Republican Club
are requested to attend a meeting to be
held in the club rooms Saturday evening,
January 31st, at 7 o'clock. Discussion of
county hill, roads and schools.
A. G. CURTIS, Secretary.
Judge M. M. Estee, while in the city,
is a guest at the home of P. Peck mid
Since Monday night the new Elks in
Hilo Lodge are Florentine Soua and W.
At a meeting of the Cotillion Club held
last Thursday W. I. Madeira was elected
President, to succeed Mrs R. II. Reid,
T. R. Clarke nud C. C. Whitney, In
spectors of Hulls and Hollers, have been
attending to their official duties in this
pert the past week.
Charles Scriben, a planter from 24.
miles, died at the Hilo Hospital Wednes
day night of malarial fever. The funeral
occurred yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Shaw leave this
morning by the Kinau for Honolulu,
where they will take a steamer for San
Francisco. They will remain on the
Coast for two mouths. Mr. Shaw has
been in Hilo for six years. During his
absence the business of the Hilo Drug
Co, will be in charge of Gene Clark.
J. II. Madden, a sugar boiler at Kukai
an, dietl yesterday evening of piicumo
niu, after an illness of several weeks
The funeral will be held today, burial to
take place at Paauilo this afternoon at I
o'clock. The deceased had lived in tin
Islands about five years, and leaves many
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powders are the greatest
menacers to health of the present day.
hoi bawno rowota co., fcrw von.
Coiigrcffntloii nt Flrsl Foreign
Church .Meets Ofllccrs
The annual meeting of the First
Foreign Church was held in the church
parlor last Friday eve. In spite of the
counter attractions n good number were
present from the church and congrega
tion. Those who think business meetings
dull and stupid should have been present,
they might have changed their opinion,
"A little nonsense now and then
Is relished by the best of men."
Officers were elected for the ensuing
year, nnd reports rendered from every
department of the work. These in the
main were very encouraging. Mr. Sever
ence reported the church treasury in n
better condition than ever before. The
church building and manse nrc entirely
free from debt.
The clerk's report showed n gain in
membership of ten duriugthe last year.
The Pastor's report was more in the
line of suggestion for more efficient future
service, ending with some hopeful nud
encouraging signs. Among these were
noted, the encouraging outlook for the
future of the place. The promising con
dition of the Sunday School. The con
scientious work being done by the other
Church societies. The missiouaiv spirit
manifested by the members ns evidenced
in the new work nt Waiakea and the help
given to the Sunday Schools of other
nationalities. The prevailing spirit of
union niui Harmony wmcli prevails
among the members.
The benevolent fund was voted to
Mr. Desha with wishes that the amount
was very much larger.
The Ladies' Social Circle through Mrs.
Holmes reported several socials nud
entcrtninments given during the year,
nnd n balance in the trcasuay of sixty
The Woman's Hoard reported renewed
members nud interest, but a dcplccted
treasury owing to the many demands
upon it. They hope to replenish it by an
extra effort during the coming month.
The Sunday School reported n member
ship of 250, n handsome balance of money
The officers of the Junior Endeavor
Society were present nud reported work
along their usual line.
Mrs. L. C. Lyman spoke of the satis
factory condition of the work at the
Ice cream and cake were served nt the
close of the exercises nud n social lime
LOPEZ AT PKPKEKEO. !
Holts Victim nud Slushes Ills Face
With Can i) KnlTe.
Frnncisco Lopez, four times an escaVcd
convict, is at large nud evidently has de
cided to follow the example of Tracy.
Since his escape ten days ago, Lopez is
reported by Porto Ricaus to have said
that he will not be taken alive again.
He has a revolver and declares he will
The latest trace of Lopez is found from
the story of Juan Hernandez, who came
into the police station yesterday with two
frightful slashes on the sides of his face,
the work of the escaped convict. Her
nandez who is n Porto Ricau laborer from
Maui, states that he was 011 his way to
Laupahoelloc to engage in work. Wednes
day evening he visited the mnuku camp
nt Pepeekeo for refreshment. Here ac
cording to his story, he was set upon by
Francisco Lppez nud a companion, Lopez
was armed' with-a revolver and enne
knife, Hernandez pocket wns ripped open
and 10.00 in money taken. Lopez then
slashed the victim 'across the right and
left cheeks with the cane knife leaving
gaping wounds three inches in length.
Hernandez, when he appeared at the
polite station yesterday oftcnioon had
Iiis head swathed in a linen handker
chief. He declares his assailant was none
other than the outlaw Lopez nnd that he
does not believe Lopez will submit to
recapture without a fierce fight.
Pulling For Wuliiicu.
N. C. Willfong returned Wednesday
from n trip through the outer Districts in
connection with the duties of his office.
Mr. Willfong says the people in Kona
nnd Kohala nrc taking n great interest in
the proposed county bill. Public meet
In'sare being held nt which the chief
point discussed is Hint of boundaries.
There is an influential clement nt the
north end of the Island desirous that
Waimen be made n county scat. There
are supporters of this view both in the
Kohalns nud in Haniakua.
One Itenl "Lassie."
Miss M. G. Fnruuhnr, who rendered
the violin solo at the Hums Anniversary
last Saturday evening was the only real
"Scotch Lnssie" on the program. Miss
Farnuhur was born in the villacc of
Thrums, scarcely a stoue'.s throw from
J the window which owes its fame to the
literary genius of James M. Harric. In
! her native home Miss Farquhar is a
I violinist of repute and her interpretation
of "Scottish Melodies" last Saturday
night bespeaks for her equal popularity
Killed in KunuMiiy.
John Horge, a waggoner for the Ono
mea Sugar Co., met with instant death in
Hilo last Monday as a result of a runaway
team of horses. The wagon was loading
I lumber nt Hackfeld's yard 011 Front
street. The horses were scared and
I started to run. Horge tried to stop them,
J but fell in front of the wngon the wheels
tof which passed over his body resulting
In death before he could be taken to the
Kinau I'us.euger List.
1 Cni.t T K Clarke, dipt C C Whitney,
jCLehners, E Clarke, R llreckens. Ill,
Auetjiach. J F Gillis, Isaac Cockett, J D
. Avy, T Ilraudt.Col French, W II Davis,
1 J hucriuiiii, Rev Iliynshi Toji, II T Hay
I scldeii. C Hill, W Northrup, Judge IMce,
1 F C Ilnudy, W R Rnthburu. II II Gehr,
I Major Harris. P Peck, F L Hatch, E A
I Mcliieruy, W Wright, wife, mid daughter.
W L Decoto, W C Taylor, W Carlcy, J H
NiahwiU, II II Young, nud wife.
1 First Foreign L'liiireli,
ServiccH next Sunday ns usual nt 11 a.
in. and 7 30 p. m. Morning subject
"The Great Physician." Evening sub-
ject-"The Great Decision." Everybody
1 welcome. P. L. NASH.
NOTLKY WILL CONTEST.
Judge Itoblnson Directs n Verdict
in Payor of Proponents.
The Notley will case trial, which has
been the center of attraction In Hilo for
the past week came to a close Wednesday
morning by a decision of Judge Robinson
taking the case from the jury nnd order
ing a verdict for the proponents. W. A.
Kinney for the contestants gave notice of
nppenl. The trial of the case has been
attended with great interest by the pub
lic. The well known chatneter of the
maker of the will, the late Chas. Notley,
together with the great value, of the
estate made the proceedings of the high,
est interest. The case for the contestants
wns presented by W. A. Kinney of Hono
lulu; for the proponents, by" ex-Judge
Stanley, Cecil Drown nnd Geo. A. Davis.
Tile" trial at, numerous times brought out
the gladiatorial instincts of opposing
counsel, which sharpened the public ap
petite for details.
The devising portion of the Notley will,
made May 18, 1899, is as follows: A
brother in England was given the sum of
f$; John Mulllnger 411 England was
Kiven the sum of . 500; a son, David Fyfe
Notley was given the homestead lot at
Paauilo, together with nil fitrniturci
crockery, plate pictures, linen, carriages,
etc.; the proceeds of n life insurance
policy were, devised equally between
Mary K. Notley, wife of deceased; Wil
liam Notley, Maria Hughes and David
Fyfe Notley. children of deceased and
Emma Dauford, niece of deceased; nil
the rest of the estate both personal nnd
rcnl, was bequeathed in trust to T. R.
Walker and A. Lidgate for the following1
One sixth thereof to wife of deceased;
one sixth to William Notley, nsou; one
sixth to the children of Charles Notley,
Jr., viz, John, Victoria, Maria, Lilly and
William; one sixth to Marin, a daughter;
one sixth to David Fyfe Notley, a son,
and one sixth to Emma Dan ford, nee
Mulliugcr, a niece. Provision is made
for the equable distribution, in case of
the death of any or all legatees, to sur
viving heirs at law.
On August 2, 1900, n codicil was made
to the will making Cecil Drown trustee
and executor in place of T. R. Walker.
On April 11, 1902, n second codicil wns
made revoking the clause in the will
which devised the homestead lot in Ha
makua to David Fyfe Nolley and be
queathed same to Emma Dauford. This
bequest in the last codicil was coupled
with the proviso that Mary K. Notley,
wife of deceased, during the lerui'of her
natural life, should have the use and oc
cupation of n certain cottage upon said
The contestants sought to break the
wHl on the ground Hint Mrs. Dauford
had exercised undue influence upon the
late Mr. Notley. The domestic affairs of
the Notley home were gone into in de
tail. Among the witnesses for contes
tants, there was Col. Samuel Parker, S.
F. Chillingworth and others from Hono
lulu. Children atul grand children of
deceased were put on the stand nnd de
tails of numerous unpleasant family dis
putes were given.. At the close of the
contestants' testimony, upon motion of
counsel for the proponents, Judge Robin
sou, found ns above stated.
MUKDKIl SKCOND DKOUKi:.
Jury Returns Vordlet After Short
The case of the Territory vs. Funacoshi
and Wntunabe, charged with murder in
the first degree was submitted to a jury
last Friday evening and after less than
two hours deliberation the jury returned
a verdict of murder in the second degree
against both defendants. II. L. Ross for
tlie attorneys for the defense gave notice
that a motion for n new trial would be
In the case, the Teiritory succeeded in
putting up a showing of circumstantial
evidence. The chain was not absolute
and evidently left traces of doubt in the
minds of some of the jury, The general
public expected either a verdict ofacquit
tal or n verdict of murder in the first de
gree. The defense rested its' case on the
theory of suicide, not denying the allega
tion that the prisoticrs had subjected the
deceased to indignities, and pains for un
The case was presented to the jury for
the defense by II. L. Ross and Chas. M.
Lelilond, and that of the Territory by E.
A. Douthitt. The trial towards the close
attracted large crowds, to the court house.
among the spectators being a number of
Wednesday morning the attorneys for
the defense presented 11 motion for a new
trial, W, II. Smith made a strong argu
ment in support of the motion which wns
overruled by the court. The defense wns
given thirty days in which to prepare
their bill of exceptions.
The court then proceeded to pronounce
sentence. Funacoshi who gave his age
at 36 yenrs, was sentenced to thirty ycnrs
nt hard lnbor in the Hilo Jnil. Watanabe
who looks younger than his fellow pris
oner was given a sentence of twenty-five
CHAXCK TO IIKLl.
Information Regarding Needs of
The question is occasionally nsked by
individuals, "What can be used, or what
is most lacking in the present supplies at
the Waiakea Settlement. We give here
with to the community in general a list
ofarticles hoped for in the near future:
Hooks for a library suitable to this peo
ple and place; hookcusc, in whicii to
place and preserve the books; a few at
tractive pictures; drapery for the win-
dows; some kind of wall case, suitable
for storing and displaying the articles
made by the weaving class; piano cover;
jardiniere with potted plant nud suitable
stand; bulletin board for front yard and
one to be placed near the river bridge;
games anil playthings for children; sup
plies for sewing class such ns muslin,
gingham, calico, buttons, thread, needles
and scissors for each class, second hand
clothing for children, clean white rags
lor dispensary use, anil whatever can be
profitably used to clothe children who
have very little to wear. In many poor
families are found adopted orphans. We
wish especially to help these.
Wc are glail to receive the friends of
the institution at the chapel Monday
IOLA A. WIGHT,
"Worker in charge."
Ready to put on and appear upon the
It' 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.
Don't buy anything in
the Harness Line until
you have seen my fine
L. K. PEARSON
Peacock tiuilding, next to Bank Bridge St.
Miss Cantor's Display of
Will close on Thursday, February 5th.
New goods by Kinau. No duplicates. . if
L. TURNER CO.
1'opular. The eye is satisfied with the style and finish; the foot is satisfied
with the perfect fit and absolute comfort; the purse is satisfied with a fair
price for n superior shoe that will give belter service than the average artic.e.
STETSON SHOES are a revelation in fashionable footwear.
ECONOMIC SHOE COMPANY, Ltd
The Best Fire-Resisting Paint Made.
Has Much Greater Covering Capacity Than
Oil Paint and Costs One-Quarter as Much.
All Colors, both for Outside and Inside Work.
Send for Color Card and Price List.
Pacific Hardware Co., Ltd,
Honolulu, H. T.
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COLD WATER PAINT