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Safe for Hale Willi, Nichols Co.
U. A.I.ytiiiui t n jtassengerlo Honolulu
L. Severance li n passenger lo Hono
Robert Hawxhurst Jr. noes to Honolulu
todny mi business.
Clms. M. Lclllond is back from a two
weeks' outing in Ktiu
Judge Gilbert 1'. Little came home
Wednesday by the Kiimn.
Twenty-five quests were registered at
the Volcano House last week.
P. J. Amweg, the contractor, came to
Hilo by the Kluau this week,
A large party of tourists arrived In the
city by the Kinau Wednesday
Nigel Jackson of Honolulu cmiic to
Ililo by the Kluau Wednesday.
The Miller Candy Company advertises
numerous delicacies this week.
J. A. Magoon of Honolulu was an ar
rival by the Kinau We Inesdny.
John Lycurgus" returned Wednesday
from n business trip to Honolulu.
W. II. Lambert returned Wednesday
from a business trip to Honolulu.
Dr. M. fi. Cofer and Dr. C. 1.. Cooper
arrived by the Kinau Wednesday. j
Mrs. Pettcr oud three children -were
arrivals by the Kinau Wednesday.
J. I'. Humburg of Hackfcld & Co.,
came up from Honolulu Wednesday.
Dr. C. H. Cooper w) lie in the city was
the guest of Mr and Mrs. Hawxhurst.
J. W. Mason of the Hilo Mercantile
came home Wednesday from Honolulu.
Rooms and board tor two couples at
A. Richley's. All modernjconvcnienccs.
Judge Little resumed the hearing of
probate and matters at Chambers jester
day. Lchunuu the tailor advertises new
ami exclusive springsuUings and trouser
ings. Sheriff Andrews noes to Kailua today
to nttend n term of the Third Circuit
Dinner Cards and Pnpeterie with Ha
waiian coat of anna. Wall, Nichols Co.
The Cinch Club meets, this afternoon at
the usual hour at the home of Mrs. li. N.
Honolulu I'riino Hock Ilcer, best in the
market io cents a glass at the Union
A list of the officers of the Volcano
Stables & Transportation Co. oppcars In
Por Kaster Novelties it would be well
to scan the advertisement of Wall Nichols
Co. iu this issue.
M. J. de Gotivea has opened a Jewelry
and watch repair shop on Hridge street
and is ready for business.
The approaches to I'ukihae Gulch
bridge were completed last Monday to
the stage admitting the passage of teams.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Whitehouse. after
an absence of three week in Honolulu,
arrived home Wednesday by the Kinau.
Por Sai.K Porcut Mowers, flower pots,
ornamental trees, etc., call on or address
JIM MORRIS, 1'. O. Hox 313, Hilo. io-tf
Norman Lymtn of this city andJ.S.
Gray of Hakalnu have been drawn on the
Federal trial jury for the April term at
There is a lot iu the brand of liquor you
take. The Hilo Wine & Liquor Co., arc
exclusive agents for the best brands. See
The passengers arriving on the turk
Santiago yesterday were, Mr. S. D. Par
sous and son, Mrs. II. B. Kelsey and sou,
C. L. Hradshaw, is the lucky man in
Hilo this time. lie has been drawn to
serve on the Federal Grand jury at Ho
nolulu for the April term.
Another installment of Hilo merchan
dise was shipped to Punaluu this week by
the tug Clms. Councilman. The cargo
amounted to over 100 tons.
II. L. Kerr of Honolulu is conducting
the party of tourists now on this islam!
and while at the Volcano House will
draw up plans for extensive improve
ments tn the place.
Miss Nellie Carr entertained a number
of friends at cards last Saturday night.
Among the guest were Mr. and Mrs. W.
J. Stone, Miss Canario, Cauario, Messrs
Nichols, McKeiuie and Hell.
Mrs. U. Goslinsky, who has been visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Peck, was a guest Mon
day and Tuesday at the Volcano House
and returns to Honolulu today. Miss
Mabel Peck accompanied her to the Vol-
We have just received
a lot of the well known
It is guaranteed pure and fnr 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 Kxpobition.
$4 per doz., large bottles
Hoffschlaeger Co., Ltd.
Pioneer Win and Liquor Home
TEL. NO. 23 CHURCH ST.
OK. COOIM.lt ON 1111,0. ,
Points Out .Needs of 1 lie Tovtiil
Hitherto Overlooked. I
Dr. C. II. Cooper, President of the
Hoard of Health, was a busy mail yester
day, looking over Ililo from a sanitary
standpoint, and when seen by 11 Thiiiunk
reenter last evening spoke frankly of
Hilo's needs and stated emphatically
what bis recommendations would be.
"IUIn needs many things and deserves
attention from the powers at Honolulu,"
said Dr. Cooper. "I find you without a
morgue, without disinfecting facilities,
without an ambulance. You should have
provision for all of these things at once,
mid I shall urgently recommend the
same. Just now, if occasion should arise
for care I ill work by your health officers
they would be seriously handicapped by
the want of proper facilities for guarding
the public health. Another thing, the
cilircus of Ililo should press upon our
delegate lo Congress aud Win. Haywood,
the necessity for a United States quaran
tine station at Hilo. Iu a Honolulu
warehouse we have over $10,000 worth of
apparatus Intended for use at Hilo ns
soon as a station is established. This
cannot be utilized as things now exist
aud it is for the people of Hilo to act.
"Regarding a Pure I'ood Commissioner
for Ililo, I nm in favor of creating the
office and filling it with a Hilo man. The
people of Hilo need the safeguard of a
l'ooil inspector and bacteriologist as well
as those of Honolulu.
"While out of my line, I cannot help
noticing jour need of more side-walks
and better stieets. Hilo is no longer a vil
lage and should be cared for as a city of
I.I.KS Klil.OT OFFICKKS.
Installation nuil Social Session I.nst
Hilo Lodge No 759. H. P. O. 15. held
its first annual election of officers last
Monday night. There were sixty mem
bers present and the proceedings went off
smoothly, with just enough friendly
rivalry to give 7est and animation to the
balloting. That the officers elected were
all good Klks goes without saying, for
none but good Hlks belong to No. 759.
The list is as follows:
A. C. McKcuney, Kxalted Ruler; L' M.
Whitehouse, ISstccuicd Leading Knight;
H. Vicars, Kstecmed Loyal Knight; A.
II. Locbeusteiu, Kstecmed Lecturing
Knight; G. Hell, Secretary; W. A. Hald
ing, Treasurer; W. II. Little, Tiler; B. N.
In view of the arrival in the city of C.
H. Cooper, District Deputy Kxalted
Ruler, It was voted to have a social ses
sion and installation of officers last night.
Accordingly arrangements were made
aud one of the most enjoj able evenings
iu the history of the lodge was the result.
Wright Succeeds McKcnzle.
The stockholders of the Volcano Stables
and Transportation Co. at a meeting yes
terday elected C. K. Wright manager, to
succeed Geo. S. McKenzie, resigned,
Mr. Wright takes charge April I. Mr.
Wright's promotion will win for hltn con
gratulations from numerous friends iu
Hilo. He has been associated with the
stables for six years and knows the Insti
tution from top to bottom. His promo
tlon is a just reward for years of faithful
The affairs of the stables come Into his
hands iu prosperous shape. Mr. McKen
zie having wiped out an indebtedness of
$20,000 leaving tuc balance on tuc rigut
side with 20,ooo in betterments iu
sight as well.
Wntt Has Keslirned.
Manaccr Gjcrdrutu of liana Plantation
has been appointed manager of Houokaa
plantation iu place of Manager Watt, re
signed. The Arizouau.of the American-Hawaii
an line arrived yesterday morning from
Kauului to complete tier cargo ot sugar
for voyage around the Horn. She took
011 1000 bags from Olaa and 500 from Pe
St. James' Mission, fifth Sunday in
Lent, 7:30 a.m., Holy Kucharist; 10 a.m.,
Sunday School; 11 a.m., Matins and Ser
mon; 7:30 p.m., Bvensong and Sc.moii.
Lenten week-day services Wednesday
and Friday afternoons at 4 o'clock.
Iu the matter of Fish Markets for Hilo,
Dr. Cooper after bearing evidence has
decided to recommend to the Hoard of
Health that both markets be made whole
sale and letail. This if acted upon may
result in cheaper fish for Hilo.
A Aiuslie for a number of years, black
smith on the Hakalau plantation leaves
toduy by the Kinau for a ten months ab
sence iu Scotland. He will go by way of
Vancouver. Mr. D. Gregg of Hakalau
will accompany him as far as Vancouver.
B. G. Stoiber a retired capitalist of
Silvertou Colorado is in the city on a
pleasure trip and is a guest at the home
of J. W. Mason. Mr. Stoiber while on
the Island is making close investigatiora
into various properties. He weuttlirough
Olaa Mill and looked over the plantation
and is pleased w ith methods of sugar
manufacture iu the islands.
Hi'.tti'.k. Than a PLastkr. A piece
of flannel dampened with Chamberlain's
Pain Halm and bound to the affected
parts is superior lo any plaster. When
troubled with lame back, or pains iu the
side or chest, give it a trial mid you are
certain to be more than pleased with the
prompt relief which it affords. The Hilo
Drug Store sells it.
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powders are the greatest
menacers to health of the. present day.
flOVAl OAK 1. 0 lOWD!H CO , I.CW tORlC.
Skilled l.nborers Meel In Conten
tion to Discuss thu Problem.
Twenty-four different lines of skilled
labor were represented at the mass meet
ing last Saturday night at Flremans' Hall,
which convened for the purpose of solv
ing the problem ot the encroachment of
the Japanese. Iu the hall there were at
least one hundred and fifty, gathered to
hear what the skilled artisans had to say
concerning the peculear problems that
confront them in Hawaii. The nreethtg
was successful from the standpoint or in
terest shown and the men went about the
business in hand iu the most approved
style. Mr. II. Kendal was made chair
man of the meeting.
Speeches were made by representatives
of the trade. All were agreed that the
competition of the Japanese is a force
that threatens to ostracise the white
skilled laborer, especially In the building
and mechanics trade. A solution of the
problem is a hard nut to crack. The
drift of the proceedings was in the direc
tion ot a nope lor legislative action, it
was suggested by some that only licensed
tradesmen should be permitted to do
work iu the Territory and that licenses
be issued by the Territory only to Ameri
Mr. A. Rlchlcy, whom it is charged,
taught the Japanese iu this community
all they know alout carpentering and
contracting was called upon to speak.
He told of liis experience in construct!!!.
the Peacock building. In his contract
there was a provision against the employ-
incut ot Asiatics. As a result, said Air
Rlchlcy, I lost a lot of money on the job.
Since Hint time Mr. Rlchlcy has succeed
ed iu building operations by the employ
ment of Japanese to which he claims
necessity drove him. Mr. Terry spoke
in similar strain,
The result of the meeting was the ap
pointment of one man from each trade,
forming a committee which wilt report
at Flrcmans hill tomorrow night. This
committee consists of the following:
Carpenters, H. Kendal; Plumbers, J,
M. Cameron; Painters, B. Fuhr; Brick
layers and Stonemason, B. Wcry; Horse,
shocrs, Otto Graft; Electricians, A. R.
Hancock; Machinists, J. McNatl;
Millincu, A. J. Patterson; Black
smiths, R. B. Byrne; Barbers, J.
Carvalho; Tailors, C. Lelnnau; Boiler
makers, Fred Naylor; Watchmakers
and Jewelers, J. D. Kennedy;
Turners, Capt. II. F. Ludwig; Stevedores,
P. Ilalc; Haters, 11. j, union; Harness
makers. W. Todd: Printers. E. M.
Thompson; Railroad men, J. A. McGuire;
Laundrymcn, A. M. Cowl; teamsters,
A. McAultou; Gun and Locksmith, P. C.
Beamcr; Fishermen, John Hering.
Wedding Ceremony tit tho Volcano
House Wednesday Kvcnlnir.
A pretty wedding ceremony occurred
at the Volcano House Monday evening
uniting in wedlock Mr. A. K. Harford of
Pahala and Miss Mary J. Tewsley of Ho
noapu. The words were spoken by the
Rev. Mr. Hill iu the presence of a few
Intimate friends of the contracting parties.
After the ceremony the company was
served with an elegant wedding dinner,
the best that Mr. Hidgood of the Volcano
House could supply. The hotel parlors
were artistically decorated for the event.
Mr. Harford is chief engineer for the Pa
hala plantation and his bride was one of
the popular teachers of the leeward side
of the Island. Both have many friends
iu Hilo who extend congratulations.
They will reside at Pahala.
The Treasury of Hawaii has been drain
ed of future receipts by estimates for im
provements in Honolulu. It would there
fore be fruitless for Hilo to expect the
government to appropriate
$100,000 to 1
take over the Hilo Dock. In view of
this state of affairs the legislature should
give the Hilo Dock Company control of
the, dock fifteen or twenty years to enable
it to float bonds, which no capitalist will
touch with a time limit of five years.
If the tourist boomers of Honolulu will
prevail upon the Spreckel's people to
give a literal lease on the Hilo Hotel for
a reasonable term of years, Hilo will open
the hotel in short order. This week,
twenty-two tourists were iu the city.
Next week twenty-five more are coming.
There is a chance now to open the hotel
if all interested will meet the situation
Dr C. H. Cooper docs not allow an Iilk
anniversary to interfere with his official
duties. He has sized up Hilo's needs and
will be a strenuous advocate of changes
that are necessary.
One day this week seven prisoners
were pulling grass on the hospital lawn.
Two armed guards, one the Kaiwiki
giant, were overseers of the job. Two
Japanese yard boys would weed yards
Kinau l'assengcr List.
Dr 1' Irwin, E McCauu, P J Aimveg,
C II TrafT. J A Macoon, Mrs l'uuiki aud
daughter, L M Whitehouse and wife, Jos
SchwarU, Rev I' C Harris, Rev C II
Daniel, J W Mason, Judge Little, J Ly
curgus, Mrs Fetter and three children,
I Mrs Mary Ailau, J 1' Humburg, V II
i.atnneri, iJr N J cooper, Dr C 1$ cooper,
Nigel Jackson, D 1 Lawrence, J F Crosby,
Mrs C C Tisco, Miss Vanderhoorst, H G
Scoiber, T P Sclioll and wife, II L Kerr,
Mrs V I'ikley, Mrs J L Clark, Miss H
Clarke, I, A Nares oud wife, A L Wold
and wife, S S Wold, Master F Wole, Mrs
Ilochler, Geo A Miner, I' M PhicCeiulen,
C K Somcrs.
j Outgoing Klnnu List.
Mrs Hochmcr, Mrs J L Clark, Miss H
Clark. L A Nares and wife, A S Wold
t and wife, S S Wold and wife, Master P
1 Wold, T W Chittenden, G 15 Somers, Geo
I A Miner. Mrs I' Pixley, J Schwartz, Rev
C A Daniels, Rev M C Harris, Dr h K
Cofer, Dr C II Cooper, D P Lawrence, A
Alnslie, D Gregg. II Johnson, H Mathe-
'son, C Kaiser, C Stipe and wife, W G
Hull, r R Robinson, j A Magoon, Mary
Ailau, L Severance, R A Lyman Sr., J
T Ihker, R L Wilhelui, R Hawxhurst.
Manager Hidgood of the Volcano House
reports the crater of Kllauea more and
more active each day. Last Monday
night a party went down to the crater
and were favored with a magnificent lava
display. The tourists now 011 the Uluud
anticipate u great treat.
THK MASONIC TKMl'LK.
Plain Have lleen I) ran 11 by Itlchley
for Imposing Structure.
The Masonic Lodge of Hilo, over too
members strong, has under consideration
plans for a new temple, which, when
constructed, will furnish a home worthy
of the loyal membership and a credit to
the city of Hilo. The lodge has owned,
now for some time a fine building lot on
upper Waianueuue street, nud before two
years are gone by there will be completed
on this site one of the most beautiful
buildings In the Islands
Preliminary plans of oriental design
have just been completed by Architect
Richley. These with at least only slight
chelations will doubtless be accepted and
In the not distant future n ( 20,000 Ma
sonic temple will be constructed
In the building, oriental style of archi
tecture will predominate, with variations
conformable with tropical conditions.
The columns, towers and windows in
oriental effect will give the structure n
beauty and individuality difficult (o du
plicate. The building will be T shaped,
fronting on Waianueuue street. The
stem will be a one story extension In the
rear 50x100 feet and will be used for
theatricals, dancing hall and assembly
room. The main part of the building
will be 36x100 feet, two stories with base
ment. A broad flight of steps will reach
the urand entrance from the street. The
main room on the first floor will be a
foyer, from which wide doors lead to the
theatre. The foyer will be 22x61 feet,
flanked by parlors for both ladies aud
gentlemen, The foyer will be furnished
and ornamented with upholstered nooks
and round settees. On the mauka corner
will be a porte cochcre leadiui! by a fliirht
of steps to the ladies parlor. The Ma
sonic hall will lake up the entire upper
story. The main hall will be 35x60 feet
wttli a reception room 10x35 and store
room 13x18. adjoining. The entrance to
the hall is by stairway reached from the
front porch by a private door. The front
of the building is to be richly ornamented
with porches on both first and second
The basement will be arranged for din
ing room and kitchen. The banquet
hall will be 17x100 feet.
The theater portion of the building
will scat from tooo to 1200 people. The
stage and dressing rooms will occupy a
space 28x50 feet. The proscenium arch
will be lb leet in ueiglit. The curtain
loft will be adequate to take care of the
scenic accessories of the best nlavs.
Three boxes will be constructed on each
side and a balcony 28x50 feet will swell
the seatlnu capacity.
Around fhe auditorium will be con
structed an eight foot lauai to which
four exits will be provided on either side.
The building will be provided with the
best arrangements for light and ventila
tion. A PLANTATION IIOMK.
Completion of Colonial Iteslilonco at
Fiipnlkou Tor J. T. Molr.
Preparatory to his departure for Scot
land, upon a well earned vacation, J. T.
Moir Is now busy moving into his new
house recently completed at Papaikou.
Mr. Moir expects to leave iu April and
will return in September with Mrs. Moir
who has been iu Scotland several mouths.
It has been fifteen years since Mr. Moir
left Scotland to test his fortunes hi Ha
waii and he looks forward to his first visit
home with pleasant anticipations.
The new plantation home at Papaikou,
to which the Molr family will return in
the fall, is a typical planters abode, built
in colonial style of architecture and per
vaded with generous dimensions from
porch to attic. The house faces the sea
n,1l la clrlrlf..! n,1 ttlron ctflna lit. n l..nn.l
I porci, bjg enough to accommodate a
dozen sets at lancers. Twelve plain
white pillars support the porch rafters.
Above the porch is a covered balcony,
which carries the front elevation to the
height of the main roof, with iniosiiig
The Interior is finished throughout hi
natural Northwest pine, giving the
whole an airy coolness most inviting.
The staircase, and hall extending
throughout both stories, is in harmony
with tile hospitable character of the gen
eral design, and library nook and window
seats add detail to the inviting impres
sions. The combination of parlor, din
ing room and conservatory is a conspicu
ous arrangement that carries out the
general conception of freedom and un
The house will be illuminated by
ninety Incandescent electric lights sup
plied from a motor on the premises.
The chandeliers and fittings nre rich and
ornate. 1 lie building was planned b
A. Richley and
llllo Shipping Nons.
March 21. Cleared, Amr. Ship Falls of
Clyde, Matsou Master, with a cargo
ofgeueral merchandise of $i8u.ooaud
sugar, as follows: Olaa, 15,000 bags;
Hakalau, 10,509 bags; Pepeekeo,
10,325 bags; Hilo Sugar Co., 8,000
bags; Waiakea, 6,805 bags. Total
March 25. Cleared, Amr, Hark Martha
Davis, McAlman, master, cargo of
merchandise amounting to $59 00 and
sugar as follows: Onnmea, 12,896
bags; Ilonoinu, 5,238 bags; and Ha
waii Mill Co., 4,267 bags. Total car
go, $90'9t2. 09.
March 26. Kutered, Am. bark, Santiago,
Youtigreu master, 5 passengers and
curgo of general merchandise val
ued at $49,308.67.
March 26. S. S. Arizouiau, Lyons mas
ter, loading sugar eu route to Dela
Hrht Foreign Church
Services next Sabbath at 11 a. in. and
7:30 p. 111. Morning Mibiect "The Com
ing Kingdom," Kveiiiug subject "A 1
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jTHE PREMIER HABERDASHERY
Of buyiug .1 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 aud wear
ing qualities cannot be surpassed, and, further, our
prices are lower than in any city ou the mainland.
ECONOMIC SHOE CO., Ltd.
ECONOMIC SHOEISTS, HILO.
THE ARTISTIC TAILOR
Will produce a garment upon order that will satisfy the most
r kMiuiti m spring aumngs ana Trouserings ?
J Are now arriving. Nearly all
Call and Look
J C LEHMANN, WAIANUENUE ST.
New Dress Goods
E. N. H0LME5
Has iust opened an extensive line of novelties in
WASH DRESS GOODS
Dotted Chambray Madras
Mercerized Silk Zephyr
Men's White Canvas Bals
Men's Plain Toe Calf Bals
Ladies' Patent Leather Slip
pers with Louis heel
Also a new stock
R. & Q.
E. N. HOLMES
00 YOU FIGURE
On quality and what it amounts to when
spending your money for clothing?
QUALITY is considered first in com
(Hiring values and prices.
I Talk Quality On All Linos
There are two grades of felt hats that I
wish to talk quality on this week!
One at $ .75 and the other at Jj$2. DO
Both are neat styles. Good goods at low
of clothes. The
SnritlL' Patterns will be found
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at tho Goods
select line of
Ladies' Kid Beaded Slip
pers with Louis heel
Ladies' Vesting Top Ox
fords Children's Shoes aud Slip
pers of the celebrated
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