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A Carload of Monuments
Just Received Ex S. S. Nebraskan
Direct from New York City. Consisting of the latest
designs in Scotch nnd American Granite, American
Italian Marble. Executed by skilled artists. No two
designs being alike. Ranging in price from $5.00 to
$1,500. Photographs will ne sent to would be pur
chasers on application to
J. C. AXTELL
P. O. Box 542, HONOLULU, T. H.
Office and Works io.jS and 1050 Alakea St., bet King and Hotel Sts.
Several designs of Hawaiian stone in stdek.
Enterprise Planing Mill Company.
OHO. MUMHV, Mgr.
1'ront St., in rear of Ililo Mercantile Go's IhiildhiH
Planing, MauloiiiK, Scroll Work mill all kind of Turned Work, Window l'raines, etc
WATHR TANKS A Sl'KCIAI.TY. Household and all kinds of I'tmdlitre,
Store Kitting, Counters, etc., made to order. Cross-cut Saws re-toolhcd and
made as good as new, at e.isy rates. '
Manulnctiirer ol School Seals, Church Pews, and Redwood Gullets, all sizes
I'lSINH I'N'KXCKMiKI), service tin
surpassed ; Dining Room mid Booth fur
tusliitis the finest to he found in the
in at Demosthenes' Cafe
fl fifty cent meal
tbat l)a$ no equal
DINXIJR I'ARTIKS. nnnqucti and
Suppers served under the supervision
of the proprietor, either at the restau
rant or at private residences.
CHAMPAGNES and fine Table Wines;
Card Room, Reading Room and Duffel.
D. Eycurgus uiaianuemie St.
Canadian-Australian Royal Mail 8$. Go.
Steamers of the above line running in connection with the Canadian Pacific Rail
way Conipany, ll. C, and Sydney, N. S. W., and calling ot Victoria, 11. C, Honolulu,
and Brisbane, N.'5C.; ore dllO a Honolulu on or about the dates below
From Vancouver and Victoria B.C.
l'or Iirisbane, Q., and Sydney:
MIOWHRA JUNK 7
AORANGI JUIA' 5
MOANA AUG. 2
From Sydney, Brisbane (Q).
Por Victoria and Vancouver, II. C:
AORANGI JUNK 4
MOAN JUIA' 2
MIOWKRA JUIA 3"
The magnificent new service, the "Imperial Limited," is now running daily
HKTWKKN VANCOUVER AND MONTREAL, making the run in 100 hours,
without.chauge. The finest railway service in the world.
Through tickets .ssued from Honolulu to Canada, United States and Europe
For freight anil passage, and oil general information, apply to
Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd., Cen'l Agts
Tvtcnty Knot Steamers Are
The world bears so much about
ocean greyhounds that break the
record, and of the fierce competition
to cut down the time for crossing
the Atlantic, tbat it may readily be
pardoned if it thinks steamers of
more than twenty-knot speed far
more numerous than they really
are. A table printed in the report'
of the Commissioner of Navigation,
compiled from Llyod's Register of
thednte;of July 1,1902, sought to
disabuse the public mind of its
error on this point. This table
takes congnizancc of all screw
steamers in the world of 2000 gross
tons or more oftwelvc-knot speed
and upward. Of the 1 238 steamers
covered by the compilation only
twenty had authenticated speed
records of twenty knots and over.
0fthe.se twenty, 7 were British, 5
German, 4 American, 2 Ercnch and
2 Russian. Of the 1238 steamers
460 were of 12 knots, 364 of 13 and
135 of 14. After passing 14 knots
1 the classes rapidly diminish in
number. Thus there were but 9
of 19 knots and only 18 of 18 knots.
jjudging from this table, 17 knots is
' regarded as the happy medium be
tween speed and profit, for there
were 57 of this class, of which 9
were under the American flag.
From a table accompanying the
, one referred to it is apparent there
'arc few commercial inducements to
1 build very large steamers of very
high speed. In the last two years
there has been but one addition to
each of the 20-knots, ig-knot and
iS-knot classes, whereas there were
at the time the enumeration was
made (1902) 46 more 12-knot
steamers than there were in 1900.
Classified by flags, Great Britain
owns more than one-half of all the
20oo-tons steamers in the world,
having 664 under her register.
Germany conies second 127, France
third with 116 and the United
States fourth with 10S. Japan is n
poor fifth with 40.
These tables make manifest that
the general tendency in steamships
construction for profit is to combine
great cargo capacity with the
smallest coal consumption consist
ent with a fair rate of speed.
Tramp steamers or those employed
in regular freight lines are laid
down on much larger dimensions,
but with very little effort to raise
the speed of this class. Thus we
find steamers of the American Ha
waiian Company, designed to carry
freight around Cape Horn, thouuli
averaging nearly 6000 tons, have
but eleven-kirot speed. Boston
AND TRANSPORTATION CO.
LEAD IN THESE LINES because the best goods
are sold for the least ir.Diicy.
CUltr, KOUIILOOI) POISON.
Now York Physician Ulnlnis to llnyc
Mndc a (Ircut Discovery.
New York, Jan. 15. Dr. Charles
C. Barrows of this city has sub
mitted a report of a case to the New
York Obstetrical Society and out
lined a treatment tending to revo
lutionize the methods of modern
medical procedure in dealing with
blood poisoning. It would seem,
indeed, that an actual specific for
this dread ailment had been dis
covered. Briefly, the treatment
consists of the injection of formalin
into the veins.
Dr. Egbert Grandiu, president of
the New York Obstetrical Society,
after hearing Dr. Barrow's report,
said: "Without further trial, and
taking this case as it stands, I con-
I sulcr Dr. Barrows' discovery as the
most important contribution to me
dical science of this generation."
Dr. Barrows' experiments were
made upon public patients in Belle
vue Hospital. A patient was suf
fering from a violent case of blood
poisoning and had a temperature of
108 degrees and a pulse of 160. It
is said Barrows injected into one
of the large veins of the right arm
500 cubic centimeters of formalin.
The effects were almost magical.
The temperature and pulse rate
soon began to fall, and in the
course of a few days were normal.
The patient is now practically well.
OarnoKie's Historical Window.
Professor Gerald Moira of the
Royal College of Art has just com
pleted a stained-glass window for
Andrew Carnegie's Scottish coun
try seat, Skibo. The window is
unquestionably one of the finest
productions of modern applied art,
and does the greatest credit to its
designer,, who has known how to
combine within its limited frame a
number of personal, historical and
allegorical allusions without mak
ing the window suffer as a superb
work of art.
It is composed of five lights, the
center being occupied by the figure
of St. Gilbert, who made Skibo his
palace when Bishop of Dornoch in
1233. To the left of him stands
Sigurd the Dane, who built the
castle in 946, while to the right is
the Duke of Montrose, who was
trapped at Skibo in 1650. The fi
gures are flanked with views of
Skibo castle and the little Scotch
cottage in which Carnegie was
Above the latter is a representa
tion of the sailing boat which took
the fortuneless emigrant to Amer
ica, while over the other view is
transatlantic liner which
Suicides of Lust Year.
In its annual review of the stat
istics of suicides in the United
States the Chicago Tribune finds
that they are increasing much more
rapidly than the gain in population
warrants. The figures for the last
few years are as follows: 1899,
5340; 1900, 6755; 1901, 7245; 1902,
While the increase last year over
1901 is 14 per cent, that for the
three years yields the startling per
centage of 55, or more than half as
brought him back to
shore. London Mail.
Klcctrlu hik'hl That Talks.
An electric light arc telephone,
an ordinary street corner electric
light which talks, has been de
signed in the Michigan Physical
Laboratory by Assistant Protessor
K. E. Guthe, says the Cincinnati
Enquirer. This talking" electric
light is the successor of the "sing
ing arc lamp" designed in this lab
ratory a year ago. The "singing
arc" was a mechanical toy, the
light telephone is a practical ad
vance in science. A telephone at
one end of the wire and a big arc
light at the other arc the prime
requisites of Professor Guthe's
'phone. Kvcry one has seen a
street lamp flicker and heard it
We make to order all wood
work of Guars boiled in lin
seed oil thehest Hacks, Bug
gics, Road Wagons, Drays,
and Freight Wagons.
We are agents for Studebaker
Wagons and Carriages on
We supply plantations with
harness by wholesale
cheaper than can bo bought
011 the Coast. Rig Stock of
ready made harness on hand.
Our madcto-ordcr harness
is the most serviceable har
ness on the market.
BlacKsmitliing and Carriage
Ourhorseshoer carries a dip
Ionia from the best Veter
Carriages and Vehicles re
paired; best material and
Our Taint Shop
Is under the supervision of
n man whose reputation is
not excelled on the Coast.
LIVERY, DRAYING AND
TEAMING TO ALL PARTS
OF THE ISLAND.
I sputter. The sputtering lurnishes
Another remarkable fact is noted tlUi principle on which the electric
in the larger proportion of women l& is "telephone. The
, .', . telephone transmitter merely regit
ntnongthe suicides. Previous to ,ntcs the lii;ht.s spurring and
1902 the ratio among suicides was makes it intelligible, exactly imi-
five men to one woman. But last 1 tatitig the human voice. The street
lamp sputters because the strength
of the electric current changes. The
telephone constantly changes the
strength of thectirreut in the light,
thereby making the light vibrate in
exact accord with the vibrations of
the human voice at the telephone.
year there were three times, as
I ftin.it. iitnman n (V- !. .. 1...T
1 1.I..HJ ittjiuk.it an iui iiiv yKui ui'iurc,
making the ratio five men to three
Among the known causes for
suicide despondency ranks first,
about one-tenth re traced to do
mestic infelicity, 433 to ill health
and 375 to "disappointed love."
Fully one-third left no clew to the
cause for self-murder, while
"liquor" accounts for 136 and
"business losses" for 67.
., . ....
roison remains the lavonte means Expel the breath in
of dispatch to the unknown, but er and repeat the
An Excellent Line of
In New Designs and Colorings has
just come to hand. The line consists ot
BURLAPS, STRIPED and
FIGURED SWISSE, .
and LACE CURTAINS
I by the yard or pair
We have nlso received in
Some unusually choice designs at
8 Yards for SI. 00
All of which are now on display
(Which in complete in nil its details)
We are making a specialty of : : : :
"HORNER'S BUTTER" -
At 80 cents the full sized roll and
Of our own Roasting and Grinding,
which we guarantee to be of the best
grade and free from adulteration : : :
L. TURNER CO., Ltd.
hantl made Saddles and fiarne$$.
RICHARDS & SCHOEN,
Hilo Harness Shop, Hilo, H. I.
VOLCANO STABLES and TRANSPORTATION CO.
CEO. S. McKENZIE, Manager
Mow to Stop a L'oiigh.
A simple but effective remedy is
Breathing through the nostrils,
inhale a full brei tli as slowly as is
iifiillvln imllinllt n i rut i.t i
I wua.-Muii; wiiiiiMii luu.-illl lillllll..
the same ntaii
more titan onc-tliml ot the suicides times. This will stop the cough
shot themselves. jB for about a quarter of an hour.
"""" Take a- dose of Chamberlain
All 011 Hoard Saved. , Cough ncamy (iurjg ,1,1,, inll ami
Loudon, England, Jan. 27. The the medicine will have a better op
unknown liner reported in distress 1 portuuity to act and will speedily
off the Coast of Wales is n German 1 effect a complete cure. It nlwnys
freighter. -All 011 board were icuris and cures quickly. The Hilo
saved. , Drug Store sells it.
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1 I Honolulu, Agents I