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title: 'Hilo tribune. (Hilo, Hawaii) 1895-1917, May 22, 1903, Image 7',
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Colds (ifton liaiif on.
You try this thing and
that tiling, every kind
of liomo romoily and
aheap cough mixtures,
nnd yet your cold con
tinues to hung on.
You must not deal
lightly with these old
colds. You must got
rid of thorn just as
soon ni possible. You
must take something to
break their hold.
soothes Irritable, throats, hoals Inllamod
bronchial tubus, nnd qmots congestion
in tho lungs. This is why it so quickly
controls theso old cut ghs and pro
vouts pnounionla nnd consumption.
"I was troubled wl.li n vory hard
cough which I could Lot got rid of.
When I road of Ayer's C'aorry Pectoral
I sout to Johannesburg and procured
a bottlo. It completely cured mo, and I
have many comrades her i who havo had
ttnvil n...nl.a (iiirml til tt tl Clt.lil WAV "
Mk4 VWLU WU.WU ... w uho.v f.MJ.
W.m. HrmoN, Company 0, Second Uojal
Harks. Kc;.,Nol'8prult,'rrJUSYaal, 8. Africa.
Thoro aro many substitutes and imi
tations. Ilowaro of them! Ho sur
you got Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.
Two sizos. Largo and small bottlos. '
Pnnrtd bjr Dr. J. C. Ajcr & C, Lowell, Mitt., U.S.A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY i
HILO MARKET CO.,
Telephone No. 39.
Hkidok St. Ilao, II. I
Pacific Meat Markel
l.KTTKIt OX JiAIIOIt.
Member of Federation TelU of
Object or Cltlxen Moremrut.
In as much as thcte seems to be
a diversity of opinion in Ililo, in
Honolulu, on the Mainland and in
the Orient as to the intention of the
Federation of Allied Trades of Ha
waii (Hilo), it may not be out of
place to make such explanation as
will be nlain to every one. be he
Front St., H11.0, H. I, 'citizen or alien, workman or capi
Choice Cuts of
POULTRY of all Kinds
FRESH ISLAND BUTTEIt
1 NKW YORK
Onion Barber Shop.
GARCIA & CANARIO. Props.
me Shacc, cut Hair and Shampoo
at Eet'Eivt Hates.
We also takcparticulnr pains with Chil
M. S. GRIMM & CO.,
BROKERS and COMMISSION
Dealers in Dry Goods, Notions, Cigars
and Tobacco. Special attention given
to consignments of coffee and sugar.
The Old Reliable Stand is
Razors honed, Scissors nnd oil edged
tools perfectly ground. Satisfac
...All kinds of...
GOODYEAR RUBBER CO.
R. H. PRASE, President
San Francisco, Cal., U. S. A.
WM. G. IRWIN & CO., Ltd.
Sole Agents for
National Cane Shredders,
Alex. Cross & Sons' Sugar Cane
and Coffee Fertilizers.
FRONT AND CHURCH STS.;J-Jij0 ajlr0ad CO.
If you appreciate a good
meal nicely prepared call
and see tue. '
Meals 35c Up!
Short Route to Volcano
In effect January 1, 1903.
Passenger Trains, Rxcept Sunday.
C. SHIMAMOTO, Prop.
Lato Suppers from 8 p. m. 1
to I a. m.
C. Baddnky, Prop.
Two Boers for
Call and oxamlno our stock
1 1 !20
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ar Keaau ar
ar.. Mount. V'w..lv
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Iv iillo ar
nr Pahoa ar
ar Puna lv
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4 No. 6
The only desirable means of reaching
the Volcano. Connections at Mountain
. View with stages daily morning trains
I going; afternoon trains returning. Pare
from Hilo for the round trip $8. This
1 route is through Olaa plantation, the
largest in Hawaii, virgin forests of koa
and wild ferns, nnd through many coffee
The natural wonders of Puna make
that district the most Interesting spot in
Hawaii, One can spend a most delight
ful day exploring the underground caves,
swimming in the famous Hot Springs
and resting on the cool shores of Green
Rxcursiou tickets between all points
I arc sold on Saturdays and Sundays, good
returning, until the following Monday
1 Commutation tickets, good for twenty
I five rides between, any two points, and
' thousand tulle tickets are sold at very
W. H. I.AM11RRT,
talist. The following preamble to
the Constitution and By Laws of
the Federation will in a way ex
plain our position:
It is evident that to protect our
selves we must combinel There is
hope for us only in unity and
organization. We must form a
union broad enough to embrace
every competent citizen laborer in
Hawaii one that will protect every
man in his labor and in his wages.
"Single-handed twe can accomplish
nothing; but, united, there is no
power of wrong we may not openly
"Therefore, it is imperatively the
duty of every member to do all in
his power to secure thorough organ
ization and unity ot action among
the men of the trades. In obedience
to that duty, and to accomplish the
objects set forth in this Constitu
tion, we have formed the Federa
tion of Allied Trades of Hawaii.
"We must compete with Asiatic
labor. There are some of the trades
(ordinary laborer) in this Federa
tion that may have to work with
Asiatics. In such case it is our
duty to prove our superiority, and
demonstrate that the members of
this organization may be depended
upon under all circumstances.
"Therefore, whatever we under
take we must perform. If we be
gin a job we must complete it or
secure someone to take our place."
It seems to be the prevailing idea
amongst the Japanese of Hilo and
this Island, that the prime object
of the formation of Allied Trades is
to force (or as our alien expresses
it "run")the Japanese, be they
merchants or laborers, out of Hilo.
That is not the case with the Alien
merchants; for as long as the Is
lands are populated by tue many
races of laborers, merchants of their
nationality arc most certainly a
necessity in as much as the anglo
saxou merchants do not carry the
same line of provisions as the labor
ers are accustomed to having and
subsisting upon. While we do
believe that oriental labor is neces
sary (at the wages paid) for the
sugar plantations we also believe
in and advocate restricted immigra
tion of any one nationality, and if
the thinking class of Japanese and
Chinese who are engaged in com
mercial lines would only stop and
think a moment they would soon
see that in advocating this measure
we, the members of the Federation,
are to a considerable extent helping
them. Should any one nationality
be permitted to come into the
country iu wholesale numbers as
free laborers, it is only a matter of
time before a large per cent, of them
would drift into the towns and en
gage in the various mercantile Hues.
As it is now, the Oriental mer
chants who are firmly established
have the control of the trade of their
ft ow countrymen and are growing
prosperous off of them, while on the
other hand with the establishment
of as many more stores in the same
lines none would make more thau
a bare living. This is being exem
plified almost daily by the number
of small oriental concerns which
are being closed up by the whole
sale houses of Honolulu. An orien
tal store keeper when in need of
any repair work around his place of
business naturally seeks out fellow
countryman to do the work. Why
therefore should not the citizen
mechanics of Hawaii baud them
selves together for n like motive as
their fundamental working principle.
It is not the intention, of the Hilo
Federation to in any way be arbi
trary iu its dealing with the Orien
tals, nor will there be any effort
made at class distinctions boycott
ing or strikes; all that is asked is
that a fair wage be paid for a fair
days work, from any aud all who
have need of the services of citizen
labor. We do not stand alone in
this matter for have we not the
teaching of the trades on tlicMain
land, Act 37 recently passed by the
legislature aud the guidance of our
Federal Judge who, iu his address
before the Research Club May 2nd,
iu speaking ofstatehood said: "They
(the Hawaiian Government) must
seek for American immigrants to
settle up their Territory, men who
speak the Kuglish language, and
men who are either American citi
zens or who can soon become such.
It will not do to settle up this Terri
tory with Asiatics alone. Cheap
labor is not the only thing we need.
We most need American citizens,
men who can build up and main
tain a state, those who will govern
"But we are told that this terri
tory must be differently handled
from any other territory. I cannot
believe that this is so, or that the
people here are different from the
people elsewhere, with the excep
tion of the Asiatic element. Asia
tics do not assimilate with our Am-
Hilo piercantile Company, Liu.
cricau people, and under the laws
of our country they cannot become ,
Americau citizens. They possess
none of the attributes of American
citizenship or American freemen,
for once an Asiatic, always an Asia
tic. This is the result of the ex
perience of the majority of the peo
ple who have had dealings with
The Hilo Federation is now 500
strong and out of the number 350,
estimated, are American citizens,
either by birth, naturalization or
the Organic Act, "another 75 eligi
ble to become citizens by foreswear
ing aliegance, and the balance
eligible to take out "Declaration of
Intention" papers. Each member
of the Federation, as his credentials,
of membership are handed him with
a copy of the Constitution and By
Laws, is given to understand that
to receive the full benefits of a mem
ber it is necessary that he have a
fair knowledge of the English
language as written, printed or
If the Federation by co-operation
with the institutions most in need
of unskilled cheap alien labor, we
can improve the status of the labor
question of the islands now, and in
the future the Federation will fee
that it has consummated the object
for which it was organized aud for
which its members banded together.
The alien mechanics of the is
lands were taught what little they
do know of the various trades at
the instigation of the institutions
employing skilled white labor, yet
know that they caiiiiot compete
with the skilled white mechanic at
the wages of the latter, so the only
recourse left them is the "cut"
wages, and people who are "penny
wise and pound foolish" employ
them in lines when entirely un
necessary. Where would the commerce of
the Orientals be today if the Anglo
Saxon had refused to show and
teach them advanced methods ot
manufacturing, the art of ship
building and navigation?
A member of the Fed. of Allied
Plantation Supplies of
Plumbina Goods -Sj.
Paints and Oils
Iron and Steel
A Full and Complete
Line of Groceries
SOLE AGENTS FOR HAWAII
KEEN CUTTER KNIVES AND HOES
P. O. BOX 94
J. C. OhUndt,
N. OHLANDT & CO.
Manufacturers and Diulkrs in
Of Eoery Description.
Sulphate of Polash,
Sulphate of Ammonia,
Alaska Fish Scrap,
Muriate of Potash,
Nitrate of Soda,
127 Market Street.
High Grade Tankage.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
Indiana & Yolo StsJ
Certificate of Analysis accompanies our shipments, which we guarantee
to be correct.
Agent for the Hawaiian Islands
ORDERS FILLED AT SHORT NOTICE.
T. Thomas Fortune Deported.
Manila, May 15. T. Thomas
Fortune, special labor commis
sioner, who has been here for some
weeks studying economic condi
tions, had a recent difficulty with
the police which has been ended by
the government sending him home.
For the past twenty-one years For
tune has been one of the conspicu
ous journalists in New York city.
He is now editor and proprietor of
the New York Age, the most itiflu
ential American newspaper devoted
to the interests of the colored peo
ple. Fortune was an intimate
friend of the late Charles A. Dana
of the New York Sun, and foryears
was a privileged contributor to the
columns of his paper. Had Dana t
lived, Fortune would have spent
time in three countries studying
the problems which confront the
colored people. Dana's successors
were not so fully in sympathy with
the cause and were not willing to
conduct the study, which would
have involved considerable outlay.
To call your attention to a new collection of
Hawaiian Songs jnst published by us entitled
S0NQ5 0F HAWAII"
This collection contains a number of old Songs
aud Hulas never previously published. This
book is beautifully illustrated. Price $1.50
postpaid. Order direct of the
BERGSTROM MUSIC CO. Honolulu
Box 576, Honolulu, T. H.
Valparaiso, May 13. The dock
strike here is growing worse. Riots
and incendiarism have caused great
damage. Three thousand troops
are on the scene and martial law
has been declared.
Of Gothenburg, Sweden
Assets (Home Office) .... $7i3i63'36
Assets in U. S. (for Aililitiounl .Security of American Policy Holders) 656,678.43
Pacific Coast Department: F.DWARD MUNVN & SONS, General Agents
411-413 California St., San Francisco.
H. HACKFELD fit CO., Ltd., Rosidont Agonts, HILO