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CEljc gtlo vilmnc.
APRIL to, 1903.
Kntcied nttlic Postofficc ol Hilo, Ha.
wall, a second-class nmttcr
ruiiusimn kvkrv l'Rinw.
L. W. HAWORT1I
THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE.
The County bill as passed by the
Senate, falls far short of the wishes
of the people compared with the
bill as it passed the House. The
people of Hawaii have hoped that
the policy evinced in the Setiate is
merely one of conservatism that
will yield to proper pressure.
Should it appear that the Senators
have given all thev are willing to
give, the weight of popular criticism
will rest upon the upper branch.
The House bill more nearly suits
the people. In the conference
committee the Senate has most to
yield and if it proves stiff necked,
the mask of pretense will be stripped
from the faces of the enemies of
popular government in Hawaii.
But, as a jury trying an import
ant law suit, the people demand an
agreement. They want an agree
ment in time so that the bill may
be submitted to the Governor too
early for a pocket veto.
A LOCAL PATENT OFFICE.
Representative Lewis will be
backed up in his intention to em
body in the appropriation bill, a
provision creating the office of Land
Patent Clerk at Hilo. The need of
such an office here is a crying one.
There are settlers on land in this
dislrict who more than three years
ago, complied with all the legal re
quirements, preliminary to securing
their patents and still, have not re
ceived them. One or two persons
have died while such matters were
pending and through no fault of
their own left properties with in
This state of affairs is not a result
of negligence in the office at Hon
olulu, but is said to be the result of
an extra large volume of business.
Each applicant must be taken in
turn. When a man, must figura
tively stand in line, three years, it is
time to improve the land patent
system. An office and clerk in
Hilo would enable this business to
be brought up to date very soon
and would be a convenience to the
people in many ways.
OUR SCRATCHED COIN.
There will probably be $20,000 of
mutilated, defaced or marred Ha
waiian Silver Coins at the close of
this year, in the hands of individ
uals. By the rules under which
the Treasury Department is replac
ing Hawaiian coin with standard,
U. S. Coin, these defaced coins
must finally fall as a loss upon the
last holders. Between now and
the end of the year, these worthless
coins will pass a sort of "catch as
catch can" existence, but in the
end they will be a burden to some
man or men, in no way responsible
for their short value.
The Territory should redeem all
such coins and sell the mutilated
coin for what it is worth as silver
bullion. A rough guess would put
the amount of such coin in the
Islands at about $20,000. The
present legislature should make an
appropriation of this amount to take
un this bad coin. The coin is bad
because as a vehicle of exchange
for all the people it became battered
and marred. All the people, in
stead of the last holders, should
stand the cost of redemption. The
Legislature will perform a wise and
proper act if they make this pro
vision now. Should an appropria
tion of $20,000 be too large, it will
be found out when nil the scratched
money has been presented, and any
FROM A BUSINESS STANDPOINT.
Another very strong and forceful
reason for changing the present
schedule of the Kiiinu, as proposed
in these colums last week, is from a
business standpoint in the oppor
tunity secured to visiting business
men to properly attend to their
business while in Honolulu. Under
the schedule now in force the visit
ing tradesman arriving in Honolulu
by the Kinau on Saturday after
noon, arrives too late to find many
business men at their offices. Satur
day afternoon in Honolulu as in
most tropical countries is regarded
as a half holiday when the largest
business houses of the city close
their doors at 1 o'clock. No busi
ness can be transacted on Sunday
and as a consequence the out-of-
town merchant or business man
finds himself unable, except by pre
vious appointment, to accomplish
the purpose of his trip until Mon
day. As the Kinau leaves at Tues
day noon, Monday is practically the
only available day during the stay
of that vessel when a stranger in
Honolulu can transact the business
which took him there.
At present Monday is the busiest
day of the week in Honolulu. All
business houses catering to island
trade are rushed on that day filling
orders to be forwarded by the inter-
island steamers scheduled to leave
on Tuesday. All these merchants
aud others would hail with delight
a change in the sailing schedule of1
the Kinau and the island steamers
permitting a more reasonable time
in which to fill out of town orders
without the hurry and rush now
incident to accommodating this very
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TIME TABLE OF STAGE ROUTES.
'I TlliS in till! OIlU' 1 1 Ml' nf Slnifpa Hint-1 Ml. rnmilnr Irll.a l.t.. ...... !., ...! till,....,.!
taking ill the Volcano of Kilattca,
On Thursday nnil every alternate Tuesday passengers or express leaving Hilo at
7:00 a. 111. arc landed in either Pnhnlu or Honuapo the same evening.
Through connections with the steamers Kinau and Milium Loa are made lioth on
arrival and departure.
STACES FOR VOLCANO OF KILAUEA AND KAU
Via Hilo Railroad and Volcano Stages :
!:i 11,9 sill 13 &
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
7:00 3:00 7:00 3:00
7:30 3:3 7:30 3:30
8.30 4:3 8:30 4:30
11:30 7:30 11:30 7:30
Wed. I'ri. Sun.
P. M. A.M. A.M. A.M.
12:15 5:00 6:00 5:00
5:00 10:30 iixw 10:30
6:00 12:30 a:oo
...... .Waiakca., ar
Hilo U. R. Depot.
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O H TO
Tiiu usefulness of
155. is difficult to see.
tion proceedings for sites for public
improvements or for railroads or
trolley lines should be made as
simple as possible. The shortest
way to a just determination of
damages is best for every body. If
the Hilo Electric Light Co. and the
Kohala Railroad Co., must each
dicker through all the courts for a
series of years, to secure rights of
way, the present generation may
not see cither improvement made.
Oahu Island has all the railways its
needs. The Island of Hawaii is an
undeveloped mine of natural wealth.
The distinguished Oahu Senator,
who fathered this bill could scarcely
have been considering the welfare
of the whole Territory.
The industrial development of
Insular Territory is slow enough at
best, and it would seem unjust to
further hamper it with a law that
would stifle the promotion of trans
To call your attention to a new collection of
Hawaiian Songs just published by us entitled
"SONGS OF HAWAII"
This collection contains a number of old Songs
aud Hulas never previously published. This
I 1 A
book is beautifully illustrated.
postpaid. Order direct of the
BERGSTRQM MUSIC CO., Honolulu
Box 576, Honolulu, T. H.
Tin-: death of J. B. Atherton at
Hononlulu last Monday night was
announced in Hilo by wireless mes
sage hst Tuesday. Mr. Atherton
was one of the substantial business
men of the Territory. He was no
ted for work in church and philan
thropic circles and when almost a
year ago, his health failed he re
signed from more than a score
of offices connected with business
aud benevolent associations. Mr.
Atherton was of the best type of
his 1 loss will be
Tun Oahu wolf showed its teeth
when in the Senate, the members
from Hawaii fought for liberal ap
portionments for this Island out of
the Loan Dill. Senator McCandless
said, "if the members from Hawaii
will not economize, I will move to
reopen the schedule for Oahu."
PORTO RICAN LAW MAKERS.
The San Juan News is satisfied J
with the work done by the Porto
Rican legislature, and from its
statements self government m that
Island is a complete success. The
As the session of the Legislative
Assembly is drawing to a close, the
most important event of the session,
viewed in retrospect, is certainly
the fact that unexpected harmony
and good will has prevailed through
out. Men of both parties have
fought for and voted for measures
on public policies and with no other
motive than to augment the public
welfare. There has not been
enough politics in the House to in
terfere with the honest and faithful
despatch of public business on many
public questions and some members
have opposed measures with the
best of motives which others have
advocated with the same good mo
tive. This kind of discussion is
what develops the country and is a
security that wise and judicious
laws will be enacted.
There has been almost a total
absence of personal lobbying, such
as is present in legislatures in most
of the States. We do not know 'the
professional lobbyist yet. We hope
that it will be some time too, before
he begins to make his appearance.
He is a public nuisance and oftener
prevents good legislation than en
courages it. ,
A good legislator needs to know
when not to do as much, if not
more than he does, when to act. It
would have been another calamity
to the country if the legislature had
filled our statute bjoks full of new
legislation before we have had a
K. of P. Attention.
There will be a special meeting of Hilo
Lodge No. 7 011 Tuesday, April 14, 1903,
at 7:30 p. tn. All members are requested
to be present. Sojourning Knights in
wood standing are cordially invited to be
present. A good time is anticipated.
"J A. M. WILSON, C. C.
'I will sell nt public auction, Saturday,
April 11. nt rooms 011 Church street ad.
joining the Herald Office n quantity of
ucneral Merchandise, Furniture, Dry
Goods ami Groceries. These auction
sales will occur regularly every two
weeks. I. 1J. KAY.
Notich Neither the Masters nor
Agent of vessels of the "Matson Line"
be responsible for auv debts con-
traded by the crew. R. T. GUARD,
Hilo, April 16, 1901. 24-
"Connectiiig with Mauua Loa.
TIME TABLE OF
lv Volcano House nr
ar Patiala lv
ar...., mica nr
ar .....Honuapo lv
On arrival of Mauua I.om.
STEAMER MAUNA LOA:
Thursday April 9
Sunday April 19
Thursday April 30
Sunday May 10
Thursday Mnv at
Sunday.... May 31 Wednesday... June
Time Table of Volcano Stables Stage for
LAUPAHOEHOE, HONOKAA AND KAWAIHAE:
Sunday April 12
Wednesday April 22
Sunday May 3
Wednesday May rj
Sunday May 24
lv Volcano Stables..
ar Hoiiohiua ar
ar Fapaaloa ....
lv Laupahochoe ar
. Uoknla ar
.Wnimca (Knmticln) ar
will deliver to you
of all flavors
Lemon, Cream, Ginger Ale,
Sarsaparilla, Pineapple, Or
ange, Strawberry, etc., etc.
Nkkou I). Camkka. Mor.
Wnlanuenue St., near Pitman
When the weather is too rough for the Kinau to land at Laupahochoe Wednesday
the leaving time of stage from Hilo is changed to 4:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, ami
the Wednesday stage from Laupahochoe to Honokna will be held to connect with it.
un dionunys loiiowtug tne arrival of the Mauna Loa in Honuapo on Sundays, the
leaving time of the stage for Laupahoehoe from Hilo is changed to 10:00 a. ill., and
the Honokna stage is held nt Laupahochoe to connect with it.
Aside from carrying of express matter and passengers these stoges carry U. S.
Mail, so pntrons may rest assured of prompt connections.
C. E. WRIGHT, Manager.
J Tt. I ARTISTIC TAILOR J
Will produce n garment upon order that will satisfy the most
fastidious wearer of clothes. The
Latest in Spring Suitings and Trouserings
Are now arriving. Nearly all the Spring Patterns will be found
exclusively at Leiiiuaiiu's.
Call and Look at tho Goods
Already the Loan Hill provides for chance to. digest
covering Oahu with five dollars j already enacted.
In spite of the predictions made
a few months ago by 15. I Dilling
ham Pollitz et. al., cent sugar
refuses to become a reality. Ue-
remaiuder can be turned into other 1 Unctions in price of an eighth of a
channels. cent a nound. burden the market
reports lately with oppressive regularity.
Tiik case tried in the Circuit
court this week is a hint to mothers
that if they wish to possess
Tint citizens of Hilo should at-
children at boyhood or girlhood, , teml lh(. ,nccting t0.jBi,t at Fire
they must not abandon them in nmJS ,mU t0 nmke arraBements
their babyhood. for a i?ourti, 0f juy celebration.
The special purpose at this time is
an eve .tim.n.-i u jinifwr.... ... ...
. a big display of fire works.
Tiik signs of the times indicate
that it will be well to keep
Kastkr hats and Ivaster gowns
should mean full attendance at the
I llllii Shipping News.
Anril a. Filtered. Ainr. Hark. Roderick
1 Dim. liuunlls, master, 17 days from 1
Sail Francisco, 2 passengers, and car
go of general uiercliaudUe nuiouuliu!
to 23, 084.99.
.April 4, cleared, Amr. Hark Santiago,
1 Youugreii, master, for Sail Francisco,
I 1 passenger, general iiiercliuiulNc
! niuouiitiug to fly. 00 and sugar as 1
follow: Hilo Sugar Co,, 4,190 bngs; '
Hakalnu, 5,000 bags; Pepeekeo, 5000
bags; Waiakea, 4,200 bags and Ulna
8.000 bags. Total cargo 103,107.87.
April 6, entered, Amr. S. S. HuterprUc,
Miller, master, &'i days from Sail
Francisco, with 4 passengers and car
go of general merchandise amount
ing to 153,020.89.
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