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X. Ohtauill is it Kinau passenger today
Tnro for win; family or trade. Hilo
At At Ilrayiucr and wife nre reglsteted
at the Peacock Mock.
Rocha the Tailor carries latest Imported
trouserings nnil suitings
C. lletiton leaves this morning on n
business trip to Honolulu.
T. CHve Davies of Hoimliilii Is stopping
with C. C. Keiinedy nt Waiakea.
T. C. Davies mid A. Davies nre pas
sengers for Honolulu today liythe Kin m.
Kootns mid board for two collides nt
A. Kichlcy's, All modern convenient es.
S. H. Kose, secretary uud treasurer for
the Wilder S. S. Companv, catnc to Hilo
liy the Kinnit this week.
Mrs. C. M. Hyde who hnshern visiting
in the city for some time relumed today
to Honolulu by the Kiumt.
Mrs' V. T. Balding returned by the
Kiiinu Wednesday from a two weeks'
visit in Honolulu with her parents.
Mr. Irving II. Schoeu is visiting Ills
sister Mrs. L. S. Autigsl at Holunlo.i, on
the other side of the island.
Poll, road and school taxes nre payable
this month nuil failure to pay belorc
April 1st, incurs 10 per cent, penalty.
Have you seen Wall, Nichols Co's ioc.,
35c. and 50c. counters? 17-3
Mr. mul Mrs. Win. J. Stone have re -turned
from their honeymoon and are nt
home to their friends nt their newly built
cottage on Pitman street.
Considerable good naturcd rivalry has
developed among local Iflks in the selec
tion of the next Kxnlted Ruler of the
lodge. The election of officers tnkes
place March 33d.
The Police Department made their
usual raid of gamblers in Chinatown Sun
day nfternoon, without success. No dam
nge was done by the police except to the
heads of one or two Chinese.
The statement in these columns last
week as to the illness of L. M. While
house in Honolulu is unfounded. On the
contrary he is reported tu excellent health
and spirits mid hard nt work.
Robert Slaughter, general agent of the
Phoenix Savings Building and Loan As
sociation is in Hilo 011 n tour of inspec
tion of the districts of his yipecial agents
connected with that Association.
D. Kama), one of the best known Ha
waiian of the district, died nt displace
near Papaikou last Monday evening and
was buried Tuesday. Knmai wns an im
portant factor in politics in olden days.
Hilo enjoyed last week mi increased
mail service. Besides the regular con
signment of mail bythe Khun, mail from
Honolulu was received by the stunners
Hawaii and Maui, and ocrlaud via
For Sai.H For cut flowers, ilower riots,
ornamental trees, etc., call on or address
JIM MORRIS, P. O. Hox 343, Hilo. 10-tf
St. James' Episcopal Mission, third
Sunday in Lent, 7:30 a.m., Holy Kuchnr
ist; n a.m., Litany and Sermon; 7:30
p.m., Kvensong mid Sermon. Lenten
week-day services Wednesday mul Friday
afternoons nt 4 o'clock.
Mrs. Henry Deacon and son, Clyde
Deacon arrive'd by the Kitiau Wednesday
from Sail Francisco. Mrs. Deacon has
been absent three mouths, having been
called away by the serious illnes of Clyde,
who returns in good health.
Robert Horner, the Hamakua ranch
man, was initiated into the mysteries of
Lodge 759, B. P. O. F.., on last Monday
night. After receiving the regulation
antlers of the order, he wns branded mid
turned into the fold of the local herd of
The automobile of A. James, which has
been laid up for repairs for the past
mouth, is again seen spinning about the
city, a new pair of pneumatic tires replac
ing the old ones which proved defective
nfter several trips over the rough roads of
Hilo ami vicinity.
The Puueo Bachelors, Dr. Grace, Mcs
sers Castendyk and Hiimburg, have
taken the Reed residence in Riverside
Park for their bachelor quarters. Mrs.
Reed is temporarily residing with Mrs.
Shipmau, prior to joining her relatives in
Honolulu at the end of the month.
Captain F. C. Miller and family of the
S. S. Enterprise were entertained by Mr.
and Mrs. A. James on Monday niglit.
One of the features of the evening was a
stereopticau exhibition, in w hich the Cap
tain was surprised to see a picture of him
self in full utiiforti thrown upon the can
vas. The slides were the handiwork of
Mr. lames who has gathered u rare collec
tion of Hawaiian views.
We have just received
a lot of the well known
It is Rtmrantecd pure nnd 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 Imposition.
$4 per tloz., large bottles
Hoffschlaeger Co., Ltd.
I'luncer Win. unit Llquur Home
TEL. NO. 23 CHURCH ST.
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C. i:. Wright NTIiromi Out or III
And lluillr Hurl.
The worst runaway of the year in Hilo
occurred Wednesday afternoon. C. E.
Wright, assistant Mauagcroi the Volcano
Stables & Transportation Co., is laid up
with n broken Collar bone, three fractured
ribs nnd severe bruises. The horse be
came frightened on Bridge street mid ran
toward the citv. l)own the steep hill
heading to the bridge, the horse went nt
full spenl. He dashed ncross the bridge
across aiamienuc street into the excava
tion next to Davies & Co's., store. At
the bank on Kingstreet the buggy smash
ed, throwing Mr.-Wright with great force
to the ground mid producing the injuries
as nbovc stated.
Captain Lake is in Honolulu.
A. Ilumburg returned Wednesday from
The Cinch Club meets nt the home of
Mrs. Fitzgerald Friday afternoon nt usunl
T. C. Davies mid A. Davies were guests
at the home of C. C Kennedy while in
Tne Hnwniian Fertilizer Co. Ltd., of
Honolulu nre advertising their specialties
in the Tri hunk.
Mr. nnd Mrs. C. A. Stobic have moved
into the cottage formerly occupied bythe
Halcys on Waiantienuc Street.
H. C. Whitchouse leaves on the St.
Kathcriue today for the Coast. Mr.
Whitchouse has been in Hawaii for three
years and will not return.
Mrs. W. F. Thrum nnd two children
arrived by the Kinau from Honolulu, to
join Mr. Thrum who is here superintend
ing the construction of the Hilo Dock.
Mr. and Mrs. Will. I. Madeira arc
temporarily occupying the Whitchouse
cottage nt the Hilo'llotel, during the ab
sence of Mr. and Mrs. Whitchouse in
A party of eight tourists arrived by the
Kinau this week to see Hawaii mid visit
the volcano. This party was unanimous
in the statement that the most interest
ing part of this Territory is the Island of
W. I. Ricknrd of Honokaalosta thumb
while lassoing a steer at the cattle round
up at .Mana last week. Ills lariat was
wound round his thumb, resulting in a
most excruciating amputation.
Mr. E. E. Bixby, manager of Hack-
feld's lumber ynrd was seriously hurt
Wednesday by falling from one of the
sheds in the lumber yard. He struck up
on his head mid had to be taken to t
Bktthk Than a PLastkk. A piece
of flannel dampened with Chamberlain's
Pain Balm mill bound to the affected
parts is superior lo nuy plaster. When
troubled with lame back, or pains in the
side or chest, give it a trial nnd you are
certain to be more than pleased with the
nrnitint .-..l lat .,! Irtl. t, nfYn.A 'PI... TTll
il,lll'jk ,.ll.l ft l.ll.tt li UllUltia. 1 I1C I1I1U
Drug btorc sells it.
Thos. Grcig, bookkeeper for the P.iau-
hail plantation has resigned mid will
leave for London in a short time. Mr.
Greig has occupied his position for four
teen years uud in that time has made a
host of mentis. He was tendered a fare
well dinner last Saturday at Honokna by
M. V. Holmes and A. Lindsay. Others
present were 1. Watt, I). Forbes. I. Muir.
j. Burkinsbnw, Jos: Pritchard and A. J.
Delinquent tax payers who refused to
pay their income tax until after the final
decision of the Court of appeals on the
validity of the law arc subjected to 10 per
cent peinlly. cost of advertising nnd 9
percent interest from November 15th.
Of those oil the delinquent list of South
Hilo only a small number have failed to
pay their income tax promptly, since the
announcement of the decision of Judge
Gilbert sustaining the validity of the law.
Mr. Frazicr of the Pioneer Advertising
Agency announces that his book adver
tising Hawaii will be ready for distribu-
tion by the middle of April. Advance
sheets of the book show it to he n work
of typographical excellence mid nrtistic
arrangement. The lllustrationsare excel
lent nuil the portion 01 the book devoted
to the resources mid attractions of the Is
land of Hawaii is especially full and
complete. The text written by Daniel
l.ogau 01 Honolulu conveys n mini of
desirable mid valuable information.
All Island Cruise.
A trip to Honolulu, with anything like
decent weather, is n pleasure now, by
Wilder!) S, S. Kinau. The overhauling
given this boat last year at San Francisco
has put her in an entirely new class. It
takes n heavy sea to make the Kinau
roll mul the comforts on deck mid in tc
cabins are equal to ocean liner service.
World travelers freely commend the
steward service and unhesitatingly say
that the most enjoyable part of their visit
to the Islands is the cruise 011 the Kinau.
KI111111 Passenger List.
Mrt. II. Deacon, Clyde Deacon, P.
Le Fevre. F. C. Mabie, I). II. Allen, J. P.
Sissou, Mrs. W. F. Thrum uud two chil
dren. W. E. Hedley, A. v Peters, A.
Ilumburg, Mrs. Balding, L. W. Ha worth,
Mrs. II. L. Rockhill, A. E. Houghtelin
and wile, D. E. Yutes uud wife, Col. F.
B. Dick, Heurv Dick, A. M. Siedcubach,
S. B. Rose.
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powders are ttie greatest
menacers to health of the present day.
KOvAl ClK.hQ POWDER CO , NCW YORK.
RAILROAD MAN'S VIKWS.
(loes Orerlnnd to Lnupiilioehoo And
Is Klnlcd With Country.
Messrs. II. Dimotid mid II. Wilson of
San Frnucisco, who were here last week
to look over the country to be belted by
the Hilo-Kohala Railroad drove from
Hilo to Laupahochoc last Friday morning
and caught the Kinau at that place.
Like every one else who sees the cane
field empire of Windward Hawaii, they
were delighted with what they saw. The
fertility of the country already under
cultivation struck them forcibly, but no
stronger than the immense possibilities
of the virgin lauds nbovc the cane belt
yet to be brought under the axe and
"The greatest reason why there is no
road now in operation through this rich
stretch of plantations is now apparent to
me," said Mr. Dimotid. "Whenever n
prnclicnl railroad man, who has never
seen this country with his own eyes, is
told of the number ol tons of freight
avnllnblc; when he is told of the possible
passenger traffic; when he is told how
much it will probably cost to construct
the road: when he is told of the, upper
levels of laud yet untitled, he will im
mediately become suspicious mid not be
lieve your story. He will argue to him
self that 110 such a field for a railroad as
this would lie untakcii for fifteen or
twenty years. He would say to the pro
moter you are giving me a pipe dream.
Either the country is not as you describe
it, or there isn railroad already there."
.Meeting of Hilo Agricultural Society
Encouraging ljeadway has been made
in upbuilding the banana industry in Ha-
nli, since the iuaguration of n regular
steamer by the Matsou Navigation Com
pauy. The number of bunches shipped
by John Lycurgus by the Enterprise last
Wednesday was 567. This lacks a few of
being tne 10,000 per mouth wlilcli Cap
tain Matsou wanted before making n
freight rate of 40 cents or less per bunch.
However the good work nlready done is
apparent in the rapid increase tit the arch
to be devoted to banana culture. The
Hilo Agricultural Society, mainly through
the persistence of Chas. Fumeaux has
been instrumental in extending the ba
A meeting was held at the office of Mr.
Fumeaux last Friday to discuss the trans
portation question. Captain Mntson, Mr.
Gcrhardt, a recent purchaser of laud ill
Olaa, R. T. Guard and others were pre
sent. The policy of the Matsou line, was
stated by Captain Miller to be that of re
ducing freight rates as rapidly as the in
crease on banana shipments will warrant.
Captain Miller made an extended talk
upon his expedience in freighting bananas
from West Indies to New York.
Cotillion Club Meeting.
The Hilo Cotillion Club held a business
meeting at the parlors of Mr. mid Mrs.
Madeira in the Peacock Block on last
Saturday evening, when the question of
limiting tne luctuncrsuip was discussed
and steps taken to collect delinquent
dues. A rule was adopted whereby all
members in arrears to the extent of five
dollars mid over, nre hereafter to be drop
ped after notice mid mi allowance of
thirty days grace. It was decided that
the next dance, to be given April first,
should be a "holoku party," when all in
attendance are expected to wear the fa
milar gown otherwise known as the
"Mother Hubbard." The gentlemen as
v. ell ns the ladies will have nn opportunity
to shine in this classic costume.
Captain Miller and Family Return.
Mrs. Captain Miller and daughter re
turned on Wednesday by the S. S. Enter
prise to Sail Francisco, mid during their
stay in Hilo they made and take with
them pleasant memories of their visit.
Genial Captain Miller of this hospitable
and comfortable vessel has won n warm
place in the hearts of the residents of
Hilo, anil travelers to mul Irom this port
via his steamer His appearance in jiort
is always n-signal for a series of dinners
nnd entertainments, of which he is the
central figure. Both he mid his family
have the assurance of a hearty and cor
dial welcome whenever they may return
to our midst.
Kuu FitvorN Hilo As County Sent.
Advices received from Kan indicate the
friendly feeling of that district toward
Hilo. At the recent public meetings held
nt Naalehu nnd elsewhere in the district,
to consider matters of legislation and the
proposed county bill, the citizens placed
themselves on record in favor of one
county with Hilo as the county seat. It
was the belief that more consideration
would be given to their wants nud needs j
for improvements from Hilo under such
an arrangement than any other proposed
divisou. As to geographical proximity
of the county seats named, they preferred j
Hilo to Waimea. No formal "uctlou was
I taken, however, in regard to the matter.
Kxecitttvu Council Friendly.
Philip I'cck, who is in Honolulu in the
interest of the Hilo-Kohala Railroad was
before the Executive Council at Honolulu
Monday, in the interest of the application
for an extension of the time limit for the
completion of the road. Mr Peck was
not only successful in securing the desired
extension ol two years time, but received
assurances from all the department
heads and the Governor of tjieir readiness
to lend all the help in their power to the
furtherance of the enterprise. Secretary
Carter uud Superintendent of Public
Works, II. K. Cooper were especially
out spoken in their promises to help the
The S. S. Enterprise, Miller Master,
cleared for San I'raucisco on Wednesday
with one of the largest cargoes of sugar
taken from this port. Besides general
merchandise to the amount of f 1,333, the
steamer carried 9107 lbs hides, 694 bunches
, bananas, and :oo lbs coffee. The ship,
incut of sugar is as follows: Hakalau,
16,750 bags; Pepeekeo, 9,700 bags, Wni
nkea, 8,300 bags; Hilo Sugar Co., 11,355
I bags, and Olaa, 10,1 1 a bags. Total cargo
J value, fj28.07a.37.
1 . .
Geo. Allen, W. IS. Iladley, J. Pickett
and P. I.e. Fevre arrived by the Kinau
Wednesday to erect the railroad bridges
across the Waiakea river. These gentle,
men are in the employ of Cotton llros.,
who have the contruct.
llrlilicn Strrrt Kxleimlon lit Needed
.Morn Tlinn river.
Considerable progress is being made in
the excavation nt Kallmann for the
storage reservoir, which is lo furnish 11
headway for the city's water supply. It
is expected the work will be completed
within three months, when the fears of
exhausting the supply of water in case of
a large fin, will be reduced to n minimum.
Among the other locnl improvements
being carried on under the direction of
the Superintendent of Public works in
the vicinity of Hilo, is Pukihai bridge,
which is practically finished and will be
soon opened up fur travel. The cuts and
filling for the new approaches nre nearly
completed, and after macadamizing the
roadway and sodding the banks, this
structure will stand ns n creditable piece
of engineering work by the contractors
and the government olliclals having the
construction in charge.
One of the much needed improvements
in Hilo, which has been waiting on the
tardy action of the Government, is the
extension of Bridge street. The opening
upof this street, connecting Volcano
street with Waianiicmic, will afford the
only direct thoroughfare ncross the city,
At present Front street is used almost
exclusively for heavy draying, which has
resulted in making that highway so
badly cut up that it is no longer a com
fort to travel over it. Bridge street ex
tended nnd properly graded would re
lieve Front street of n large ntuount of
this heavy traffic, nnd would dispense
with the serpentine windings which has
characterized many of the streets of Hilo.
Straight mid direct avenues through n
city, with no hall-lcugth streets or blind
alleys, are the only streets desirable in 11
city with a growing population. A con
siderable portion of the right of wny for
Bridge street has already been secured,
and it only requires executive action to
effect this much delayed improvement.
Members of the Hilo Road Board when
approached plead lack of appropriations
to carry forward the work, although the
necessary surveys have been in the pos
session of the Government for some time.
It is stated that the extension of Bridge
street will necessitate the' grading of
King, which at present preserves the
same tolling and undulating surface
which prevailed when Hilo was first
settled. The continuation of such an ex
ample of rural streets, ns King street,
within the very business center, does not
reflect much credit on the progressive
ness of our city.
lit Honor or Miss .Miller.
A very delightful danciiig party was
given on last Friday evening by Mr. and
Mrs. George Muniby nt their residence
on School Street in honor of Miss Carrie
Miller, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Miller
of the S. S. "Enterprise." The parlors
which had been cleared were decorated
with ferns, palms ami bamboo, for the
accommodation of the dancers, while the
airy lanais overlooking the city and bay
furnished cool retreats for the other guests
ami those who sought amusement in
whist. Delicious refreshments were
served during the evening and dancing
was indulged in until a late hour. Among
those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Mason,'
Mr. and Mrs. Severance, Mr. and Mrs.
Guard, Mr. and Mrs. Pearson, Cnpt. mul
Mrs. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Stone, Mr. and
Mrs. James, Capt. and Mrs. Fitzgerald.
Mr. nud Mrs. Mnckie, Mr. mid Mrs.
Marsh, Mr. and Mrs. Schoeu, Mr. mid
Mrs. J. U. Smith, Mr. nnd Mrs. Wilson,
and Mr. and Mrs. Carlson; Misses Porter,
Pomeroy, Huggius, Severance, Souza,
Cnnario, Anita Caunrio, Miller, Roderick,
Faulkner, Sutton, Liken, Carr.aud Eaton;
Messrs. McLain, Jackson, Nichols, Bell,
McClusky.T. C. Ridgway, J. C. Ridgway,
Ilisermau, Frazier, Henderson, Campbell,
J. D. Kennedy, Souza, Cauario, Sutton,
Mcintosh nud Dr. Schooling.
Death of Kdiniind Jours.
Word has been received from Santa
Cruz, Cal, of the death of Edmund Jones,
at that place February 20th, ilr. Jones
was well known here, where he visited
his son II. L. Jones, ami the announce
ment of his death will be heard with re
gret by those who knew him. A native
of England, he came to the United States
when a mere youth ami in the exciting
time of the discovery of gold in California
in 1849, made the perilous journey over
land by foot from Galvestiou to Sail
Francisco. Afterward he engaged in
various mercantile pursuits, meeting al
ternate success and reverses in Monterey
and Santa Cruz, and at the time of his
death was respected and honored citizen
ot tne community In wutcli lie lived. In
County, he was a member of the Hoard
of Supervisors and occupied a high place
in the Santa Cruz Calvary Episcopal
Church of which he was one of the origi
nal organizers. He died at the age of 76
years, leaving two married daughters and
three sous, of whom It. I,. Jones is located
Piano Chin Kccltul.
The Piano Club held its regular
monthly meeting last week Wednesday
at the home of Mrs. D. W. Marsh. The
following program was rendered;
Trio (Piano and Violin) Turkish March
From the Ruins of Atliens..l!cetlioven
Mrs. and Miss Severance, Miss Huggius
Peace of F.veuing Focester
Nocturne No. 3 Chopin
Miss Sarah Lyman
Trio (Violins and Piano)..Grossiuitterchen
Mis, Moses, Miss Huggius, Mrs. Tracy
Reading Sketch of Wagner from Wil
Poeme crotiquc .' Grieg
Reading Selections from Amy. Fay on
Miss M. F. Potter
The Hilo Mercantile Co., 011 Monday
of this week, chartered and shipped by
theschooner Julia 15. Whalen to Punaluu,
51,617 feet of lumber, 50,000 shingles and
ami 11 tons 01 general Ireiglit. Tliislirm
is branching out in their island trade and
finds the business in the outside districts
worth seeking after. There are many
pints along the Hawaii coast, whose
business is open and ready to come to
Hilo if proner transportation facilities
can be relied upon and efTorts be made
by our local merchants to becuru it.
AT THE HABERDASHERY
ADDITIONAL STOCK per steamer "Enterprise" Inst week.
FELT HATS nt $.O0 to $2, GO ench; styles me orlglnnl mid catchy;
nt these prices you can buy oftencr, besides they nre ns light as nir nnd com-
A NEW make mid style crusher the "Santos Duniont."
THE 1903 negligee golf shirts are here; if you care nt nil for new Ideas you
will appreciate the 1903 patterns and styles.
A FEW good quality PANAMA hats.
Fancy Socks. Stoamor Trunks. Dross Suit Casos.
Cottonado and Mohair Dusters.
THE FAULTLESS HABERDASHERY
Of buying a pair of Ladies'
The ECONOMIC" has opened a new stock
of OXFORD LACE SHOES ex " Falls of Clyde."
The variety is not very large, but the fitting and wear
ing qualities cannot be surpassed, and, further, our
prices arc lower than in any city on the mainland.
ECONOMIC SHOE CO., Ltd.
ECONOMIC SHOEISTS, HILO.
New Dress Goods
E. N. HOLMES
Has just opened an extensive line of novelties in
WASH DRESS GOODS
Mercerized Chainbray i1 Banoge Dimity
Dotted Chainbray Madras ,i Corded Lawn
Mercerized Silk Zephyr ' Mayflower Batist
Also a select line of
Men's White Canvas Bals
Men's Plain Toq Calf Bals
Ladies' Patent Leather Slip
pers with Louis heel
Also a new stock
R. & G.
E. N. HOLMES
At the annual meeting of stockholders
of the L. Turner Co., Ltd., held on Sat-
iir1fi rf.li itt rnni tin fnllnwttitr nfTi.
cers were elected to serve for the ensiling
J. T.Moir President
15. I), llaldwiu Vice-President
K. F. Mackie Secretary
N. C. Willfong Treasurer
F. A. Medcalf. Auditor
The above with L. Turner and A.
Ilumburg constitute the Hoard of Direc
tors. KF.ITII F. MACKIH,
Hilo, March 2, 1903. f 19.3
Hi'nI Foreign Church
Morning service at 11 o'clock. Sub
ject "The Model Hearer." In the
evening the congregation will unite in
the Union service at the Haili Church.
F. L. NASH.
Tho Suporb Rosort of Pj
nuwuu Tor iounsts
or Tlrod Pooplo ....
Under the new management many
improvements have been or
dered ... Special plans for ac
commodation of Island people
... Reduced rates ... Write for
ST. GLAIR BIDGOOD I
Ladies' Kid Beaded Slip
pers with Louis heel
Ladies' Vesting Top Ox
fords Children's Shoes and Slip
pers of the celebrated
BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu - - Oahu, II. I.
Transact a General Hanking and IJx
Commercial nuil Traveller's Letters of
Creditissued.nvailable in nil the principal
cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
entrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either us Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests for Exchange.
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