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THE WEEKLY HILO TRIHt'NE, HILO, HAWAII, FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1903.
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THE GERM FINDER.
PRIDAY, JULY 31, 1903.
Knteied atthc 1'ostofTice al Hlln, Ha
waii, as second-class tunltvr
PODUSUKl) KVKRV 1'RIDAY.
1.. W. HAWORTH - - Editor.
In quarters from which it should
be least expected arises, this early,
the foreboding wail that the gov
ernment we shall have under the
county system will be bad. This
pessimistic view is taken by many
who, while the bill was pending,
talked for it and favored it, but
secretly hoped it would fail or con
tain flaws that would nullify local
government for two years more.
It is significant too, that this lament
of evils to come, proceeds chiefly
from those whose grip on power or
whose hold upon office, for the first
time in a decade will be rendered
What, then, under such condi
tions, are these calamitous and dole
ful predictions worth? Of what
importance is it, that a man for the
first time, feeling insecure in the
tenure of office, lifts up his voice
and trembles for the welfare of his
country? If a hitherto controlling
political faction foresees forced ab
dication, should good citizens writhe
in sackcloth and ashes to the lugub
rious melody of its dying song?
Little office holders, men who
have administered sinecures in Ha
waii for the past decade naturally
feel that their services are indispen
sable and look upon their dethrone
ment as the beginning of anarchy
in local and Territorial affairs.
These are the loudest in the chorus
that county government will be
synonomous with rotten govern
ment. The inspiration of this ca
lamitous prediction is either ignor
ance or hypocrisy or both. It is an
outcropping of the threadbare echo
in Hawaii that only tliose who are
now "in" are capable or honest.
The prediction carries with it also
the gentle admission that the first
ballot may restore some of the
prophets to private life.
A grkatkr mistake cannot be
made, as Hawaii enters upon a
career of local or self government,
than to foment a division of the
voters along racial Unas. The
mistake will be followed by the
same 1 esults whether caused by the
natural predjudices of the Hawaii
ans or by the designs of white men.
Thp.t a portion of the Hawaiian vot
ing element should be deeply and
permanently hostile to the haole is
a logical sequence of past events
and human nature. That it would
be foi the highest interest of the
Hawaiian and for the general good
of the Territory for this hostility to
be replaced by a sense of civic re
sponsibility and a willingness to
vot'j on men and measures from the
standpoint of merit, no one will
deny. Just here is the "white man's
burden" in Hawaii and the politi
cian who faces the problem serious
ly will find a powerful ally in the
many broad minded Hawaiian-Americans,
who are counseling their
people to vote for the best men for
office regardless of race.
It is doubtful if there has ever
been a more determined effort made
before the primaries to capture an
office than is being made by Sheriff
Andrews and his friends. The
director-general of the canvass is J.
T. Stacker, and every art known
will be used to boost Andrews.
The two arguments now being
worked hardest are that no other
man in Hawaii is competent to fill
the position; and the other argu
ment is a recital of the Sheriff's
great benefactions to Hilo and the
Wiiilm Hilo does not want to
dominate arbitrarily the politics of
the County of East Hawaii, she
will protest against the scheme of
outside domination which would
give to the outer districts practi
cally every office except that of
Sheriff a scheme, by the way,
which is being organized on the
i The little red spider has made I
(life so miserable for the leaf hopper
I in Hawaii that it is leaving the cane
fields in myriad regiments to join
the spectral armies of the Japanese
beetle. Dr. Stiles of Washington
now announces that he has found a
germ that will make life intolerable
for the mosquito and cause him to
lie down and die in cohorts and
legions. In fact this germ is to
produce a mortality so great, that
the genus mosquito is to disappear
from the face of the globe before its
ravages. The haunts of men are
to become pestilential and death
ridden to the striped legged mos
quito with the falsetto buzz. The
dengue distributers will also die and
so will the carriers of the yellow
fever germ. Oblivion yawns for
the whole buzzing biting trjbe and
the mosquito will become a mere
reminiscence, a myth withwhich to
frighten bad children.
Tun Trans-Mississippi Commer?
cial Congress will hold its four
teenth annual session at Seattle,
August 18, 19, 20 and 21, The
object of this organization is the up
building of the commerce of the
western portion of the United
States. While the Congress has
already recognized the possibilities
for trade expansion in the Orient
and the Insular possessions, none
of the latter are represented in its
councils. With the Congress held
at a Coast town, the chances should
be good for the commercial bodies
of the Islands to get in touch with
the progressive elements on the
Tun Tkihunk favors a mosquito
killing crusade with Prof. Ilenshaw
in charge of the war. Let the sub
scription lists be started to raise the
funds necessary to cover the ex
penses. Thk habit
of being robbed is
an alarming rate
among the Japanese.
IN HONOLULU GOURT.
Fire flashed from behind the spec
tacles of the muscular Lightfoot
and, in tones defiant and manner
more thauJbrave 1ii-Raililiw.,
"I an not afraid of anything, and
of counsel I am especially not
Gentle as the whisper of the
wind came Humphreys' pleasant
"I did not mean to imply to coun
sel the possession of physical fear.
He is a brave man. He is as brave,
if not braver, than General Wilcox,
the only difference between these
brave men being that while General
Wilcox hid in a gas tank, Mr.
Lightfoot has a gas tank hidden
"That's one on me," said Light
foot good-naturedly. Bulletin.
DAVIS AND MAOUON.
L'roctMMlliiRK Uroiitfhl Against Tlicm
Honolulu, July 28. The second
series of disbarment trials before
the Supreme Court started yester
day with the case of J. A. Magoon.
Both were called together shortly
before noon, at the close of the
memorial proceedings, but neither
case was then .quite ready. Attor
ney General Andrews had not re
ceived service of the answer in
either case. Mr. Magoon said his
answer was at that Moment barely
completed. Mr. Davis was sur
prised to learn that his answer had
not been served on the Attorney
General, he having left it at the
police station at 9 o'clock Saturday
night. He then lent the Attorney
General a copy of the document,"
asking him to return one of the
copies because the typewriting came
high. Mr. Andrews did not wish
to proceed with the cases until he
could have time to peruse the
Mr. Davis, in a mild aud plead
ing tone, begged that his trial
should not occupy any morning
tune, as he wished to attend to his
duties of District Magistrate to the
best of his ability until the Gover
nor returned. Chief Justice Frear,
after a word with his colleagues,
announced that Mr. Magoou's case
would be called for trial at 1 130 p.
in. and that of Mr. Davis would
follow and continue until the case
was submitted. He had remarked,
in answer to Mr. Davis, that there
was another District Magistrate.
Mr. Davis received the order of the
Court with tine remark that then he
would have to hold his court -at 8
o'clock in the morning.
During the last few years the
(mosquito has become known to be
the propatrator of at least two
fevers, viz: malarial and yellow
fevers. In each of these fevers a
mosquito of a particular species is
The two diseases arc propagated
by two distinct species of the insect.
Neither of the species is found in
the higher latitudes. In each case
it is the female mosquito which is
the host of the organism which,
when introduced into the human
system, will produce the specific
fever. The relation of the insect to
malarial fever was demonstrated by
Dr. Manson of England, who, with
his associates, spent a summer in
the most malarious section of Italy.
Living in mosquito-proof houses
and remaining indoors at night
(the business hours of the mosquito)
the doctor and his associates were
able to completely avoid contract
ing malaria. Dr. Manson took with
him back to England an infected
insect and there allowed it to bite
his son, who promptly developed
Having demonstrated that the
mosquito was the agent directly
concerned in the spread of malaria,
yellow fever was also suspected of
being transmitted in the same or a
similar way. An American con
tract surgeon, Dr. Lazear, as a
member of the yellow fever com
mission, made a large number of
experiments at Havana, Cuba. In
this case it was proved that the
mosquito (a different species from
the malaria-producing kind) would
by its bite cause yellow fever. Dr.
Lazear and a number of others gave
their lives to science by so doing.
The mode of infection by means
of the mosquito is briefly as follows:
The insect having bitten a malarious
or yellow fever patient becomes the
host of a minute organism which
develops in the stomach of the in
sect and is carried to the various
organs of its body.
The salivary glands of the insect
are a special point of infection. The
infected mosquito may then by its
bite transmit the organism to the
human species, causing malarial or
yellow fever as the case may be.
Apparently both of these fevers
can to a great extent be controlled
by the destruction of the mosquito,
itsjeggs and its breeding places,
"jrrvmicipal "and state governments
should be given every assistance in
draining all swamps inhabited by
either of these species of insects,
aud destroying, as far as possible,
their breeding places. Destruction
of the insects and their eggs, while
of some avail, is much inferior to
the destruction of the places in
which they are bred. Farm Jour
New Dress Goods
E. N. HOLMES
Has just opened an extensive line of novelties In
WASH DRESS GOODS
Dotted Chambray Madras
Mercerized Silk Zephyr
Also a select line of
Men's White Canvas Bals
Men's Plain Toe Calf Bals
Ladies' Potent Leather Slip
pers with Louis heel
Also a new slock
R. & Q.
E. N. HOLMES
Amlrcns Will Heck
Houokaa, Hawaii, July 26.
Friend Tkihunk: I wish to in
quire who are working at this boom
launching of Czar Andrews besides
himself and his disciple, the editor I
of the Herald. Out this way I find '
no one outside of the Herald circle
who approves of the move. There !
are few who favor a man who dur- j
ing his long term in office has been I
a mere mouthpiece of a crowd at.e ZittrAnx, Vva Ann- 00
Honolulu. There is one thing sure:
There is one thing sure:
The people of this section have not
forgotten his stupid acts during
plague time. At that time he com- j
mitted arbitrary acts which any
where else than on this Island would !
have run him out. For such a man t
to have the gall to ask for a uomi-
nation on the Republican ticket in-1 s
vites defeat for that party. Thejcr
voters at the nrimriries have tinrtv
duties. The first of these is to
choose candidates whose past record 1
will not defeat the party. Were
Andrews not such a jay, or, if he
was not in the liniuk of short-
sighted and insincere friends, lefjP5T BANK OF HILO
wuuiu 1101 secK 10 iorce 111s jiuig
ment of himself upon the Republi
can party. His agents and himself
have been through this district
seeking to cinch the nomination.
They seem to forget that a nomina
tion is not equivalent to an election.
, . . . . , ,
fins canvass of Andrews, backed
by the Herald, and made before the
, , ,, , .
primaries have been called, is con-
victing evidence tnat uiey are airaiu 1
of the unprejudiced choice of the
members of the Republican party.
It is an effort to usurp by sly and
underhanded means the privileges
of the rank and file of the party.
It is an effort to pack the primaries.
Because Andrews has had his
own way in the past shall he be
allowed to dictate to the Republican
party? Straight Rkvuhmcan.
Q. W. Lockington
FRONT STREET, - HILO
Koa Lumber In small and large quanti
ties; well seasoned.
Furniture made to order, any style
wanted. Repairs made on any kind ol
furniture. Prices moderate.
Sorrao Cabinet Shop.
Apply to JOSK G. SERRAO.
Ladies' Kid Beaded Slip
pers with Louis heel
Ladies' Vesting Top Ox
fords Children's Shoes and Slip
pers of the celebrated
NEW MUSIC HALL S.
Prof. E. G. d'Albertii in-KiUet
VIOLIN VIRTUOSO ;
Who demonstrated to nti appro ZZZ
dative audience of the musical ZZ2 ,
critics uf Honolulu the right to "ZZ I
the title by his complete mastery ZZZ
of the Instrument, will (jive a Z2
recital at Spreckels' New Music ZZZ
Hall on r2
MRS. j. T. LIJWIS
-MRS. PAUL IIARTIJLS
C. N. PROUTY, Jr.
ADMISSION, - SI.OO
(All Reserved Seats)
Scats will be on sale at tlic Owl
Drug Company August 7U1.
FIFTH SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT
Incorporated March 15, 1901.
CLOSR OF I1USINIJSS JUNK 30, 1903
Loans aud discounts fSg, 296.37
Call loans niiil overdrafts 3333.34
i'iif mime aim uxiuii;-. s.uuiti
other assets 9 iSo.ai
' ne rom banks 30.83c.86
1 Government warrants I, III. is
Capital paid in 138,500.00
Undivided profits 24,125.24
Deposits .. 217,265.00
Due oilier imtiks 21,800,55
Dividends uncalled Tor 135.00
I, C. A. Stobic, Cashier, do solemnly
swear that the above statcmentls true to
the best of my knowledge aud belief.
C. A. STOI1IK, Cashier.
Examined and found correct:
A. K. SUTTON. )
JOHN J. GRACE, V Directors.
J. S. CANAR10, J
Subscribed aud sworn to before me this
22nd day of July, A. D. 1903.-
II . L. ROSS,
33-2t Notary Public.
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R. H. 1'EASE, President
San Francisco, Cat, U. S. A.
ROBERT INNES LILLIE
Exporter of Island Produce.
Hooks Kept aud Audited.
Room 1, Spreckels' Illock, Hilo
We have added a Starr
Oval aud Circle Machine
to our Framing Depart
ment ... Over one hundred
styles of Moulding con
stantly carried in stock
Wall, Nichols Co.
Front Street,'- Hilo, Hawaii
A Large Assortment of Tweeds Always'
Kept on Hand.
Perfect Fit and First-Class Work Ouaran-
Cleaning and Repairing a Specialty.
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410-421 Sansomo St. '
It ll t rare, ttfs nd quick remedy.
There'. ONLY ONE
Two alzes, t!Sc and 60c.
For Sale by 1IIL0DRUG COMPANY.
Makes lincst Dread.
Fresh Rolls and Buns
always on hand : : :
Ice Cream for families
Wedding and Party
SPEND YOUR VACATION
AT THE --
Others aro doing so and
find tho climatic change
equal to a trip to Alaska
Rates $3 and $4 Per Day
Special Rates to Island
People and Partlos
FIRST BANK OF HILO
Incorporated Under the Laws
Territory of Hawaii.
CAPITA I., fjoo.ooo.
PEACOCK BLOCK, HILO.
I'. PUCK rrciident.
C. C. KUNNHI1V Vlce-I'rci.
JOHN T. MOUt-aml Vice-ITc.
C. A. STOIIIH Cmliier.
A. . SUTTON Srcrctnry.
J.S. Cannrio, John J. Ornce,
1'. S. I.yman, II. V. l'nttcn,
Win. 1'iillar, V. II. Hlilpmnti.
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Hongkong and Shanghai Hanking Cor
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Solicits the accounts of firms, corpora
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ly and carefully attend to all business con
nected with banking entrusted to it.
Sells aud purchases 1'oreigu Kxcliaugc,
iss.tes Letters of Credit.
I SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Rented by the Mouth ot Year. Par
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ALL KINDS OF JF.WF.LRY
MADF. TO ORDP.R AT
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JAS. M. SHAMANS, the well
known watchmaker, is to lie found
here, and will turn out all work in
up-to-date manner. ALL WORK
Opposite Peacock & Co., - HILO