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TlIK WKMKf.Y IIII.O TRllll'Mi, IIII.O, HAWAII, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7. njoj.
miHH?ni!mn!imH!i All Run Down
I I! 1rilliriW 5 When jour vitality Is low, you aro
S.l II KrNNrlll i miserable nil tho tlmo. Your nerves i
C Ui U IAImI1I1LU I 3 ' tiro weak mid your nppelito It iioor.
5; ; i You liavo no ambition, uml mt tiro
jn 2 languid and de-pressed nil tbo time.
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PANAMA C.i Mi. I
Why t'oluni litu lliilkn ut Hit Amcrl. j
Why is Colombia hesitating in
regard to the ratification of the
Panama Canal treaty? The qties
tion has often been asked and
answered in the United States, and
the general opinion expressed is ;
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that the Colombians can give no or Pamama and Colon that load and
suitable reason for their reluctance unload their enormous quantities of
in a matter of so great a value, to I merchandise in transit, wliile large
' their country. But Raul Perez, a i numbers of passengers are corn-
nephew of n former President of! Peneu to stop at ootn enus 01 uie
iug, characterizes as "very crronc- j
ous the impression that the canal
when completed will greatly benefit
Colombia. He says 011 this point: j TIME TABLE OF STAGE ROUTES.
"The conditions as they exist to-' ThU is the only line of stages making regularjtrlps between Kau and Ililonnd
itnv nlnni. Pnlnniliin ill n nirailinn nf I Inking ill tile Volcano of Kilauea.
da place t-OioniDla 111 a position 01 j 0M.,lurM,ny n(l cvcty nUernate Tuesdny passengers or express leaving llilo nt
the owner of a bridge, over which , 7:00 n. 111. arc lnudcd in either l'ahala or Iloumipo tbe same evening.
o.. !.,..,.. 1, c. tmir,n i ..n.ioifintU. I Through connections with tbe steniucrs Kiifau and Mniinn I.0.1 ate made botb on
an 11umu1.se iramc is (.onsiauuv j rrlyn, n(, ,,.KirU,rc
passing. There are many steam-j
ship lines converging on the ports, STAGES FUR VOLCANO OF KILAUtA AND KAU
viu juiw miiirctiii nun vumiuu ouigeK ;
Colombia, comes to the defense of
his countrymen in this instance.
In a paper in The North American
Review (July) he maintains that
the Panama Canal agreement can
not be constitutionally consum
mated and that it will not be ac
cepted by the "liberal, progressive,
enlightened party" in Colombia.
What you nwil Is n Rood strmij; tonic, n
described by Mrs. II. Atixtlli. of Wellington,
Now Zealand. 8I10 sends her ihotngraili und
' I was so weak and tired nil tho time tint 1
could notsleeii nt night. Or, If 1 did sleep, I
was as tired in tlioininiiln;;ii lifii 1 went to
bed. I was all run down. I tlnn trliil Ajer's
Harsanarllla. After taMiiRtuuUilllr! found
niv.olf rreatlv Inmrored.unil soon I com
pletely restored to lieaiti,. i tiiini: it u a ' There are three reasons, he thinks,
great family medicine." ' . .
lu jiisiuy 111c v,iiuiiiuluii uuuuuc;
There aro many imitation " S.rsai.irllUs."
, Ho euro jou RCt A)cr'.
You will Improvo faster by unlnc Ayer's
l'llls with tho Harsaparilla. Take just enough,
each night to lmo 0110 Rood.Xrco movement
of tho bowels tho day following.
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C. Bnddaky, Prop.
J. C. SERRAO,
First, that "neither the Colombian
Executive nor an ord nary Congress
can constitutionally ratify a treaty
that involves n cession of territory
to a foreign Power;" second, that
"the canal will not be of as much
benefit to Colombia as those who
arc unfamiliar with th: situation
nsstime;" and third, that "Colom
bians firmly Believe that there are
other solutions to the problem,
which, besides being fair and legal,
would permanently satisfy both the
United States and Colombia."
In regard to the ratification of
the treaty, Mr. Perez informs us
that under the Colombian laws the
Panama Canal Company is consid
ered simply as a "juridical person,"
and has no further rights than those
granted to any Colombian citizen
It the United States Government
were in the place of the Panama
Canal Company and the transfer
euce of rights carried out, "would
the United States submit to be con
sidered merely a 'juridical person,'
with no more.rights than any other
Colombian citizen carrying on bus
iness in Colombian territory?" The
"Article 21, of the Salgar-Wy.se
contract (Colombian law 28 of the
year 1878), in full force today,
reads as follows: 'The concession
aires, or those who in the future
may succeed them in their rights,
may transfer those rights to any
other capitalists or financial corpor
ations: but they are expressly for
bidden to transfer them or mort
gage them, under any considera
tion, to any foreign nation or gov
ernment.' Nothine: could be more
explicit, and this legal disposition
in itself is enough to invalidate the
"In fixinc the status of the
builders of the canal, it may be
true that there are some difficulties,
but none of these are insuperable.
It is evident that for a powerful
Government to be placed in the
postion of a mere 'juridical person,'
tinder the laws of a week and un
stable so-called republic, is rather
awkward, and has no precedent.
On the other hand, neither the
Colombian Executive nor even the
Colombian Congress has the power
to make a cession of territory be
longing to the Colombian Nation.
"Only a constitutional conven
tion, whose members should be ex
pressly elected by the people for
that purpose, would be empowered
to cede territory to another country;
but it may be safely stated that in
no nation of the world would it be
possible to find a set of men to as
sume such responsibility. The
proof of this is that, after the Colom
bian dictator has himself chosen his
own unconditional supporters as
trans-Isthmian railroad. All such
patronage is very valuable to the
Isthmus; and, being terminals, both
ports have naturally considerable
importance. Such will not be the
case wlien tlie canal is opcueu.
Steamers will go through as rapidly
as possible, the passengers dreading
the unhealthy climate. There will
be 110 loading and unloading of car
goes; the ports will no longer be
terminals nor perhaps even coaling
stations, and they will not have,
anything else to place on board b'tit
the scanty products of their own
"The only gain with regard to
trade and even that is problemat
ical might be for a strip of land
some three hundred miles long and
fifty miles wide, situated on the
Pacific coast. The productidns of
that region, entirely tropical and
chiefly consisting of chocolate, have
already good markets in Chile and
on the western coast of the United
States, and it remains to be demon
strated that the freight iatcs through
the canal would be low enough to
enable the chocolate planters of the
Colombian Pacific coast to compete
with the Vevezuelan product on the
Atlantic side. In any case, that
narrow Pacific region is the only
portion of Colombian territory that
could derive advantage from the
canal. Kvery country in the world
would be a gainer rather than Colombia."
In conclusion, Mr. Perez tells us
how the Colombians would like to
have the question settled. He says:
"What the Colombians would
like to do about the canal would be
to have their country hold a perma
nent interest in the enterprise as a
partner of the United States, deriv
ing an income that would benefit
not a few officials and one political
party, but'all the people for genera
tions to come. There is no reason
why a partnership of that nature
could not be successfully carried
out, iu the same way as apartner
ship between individuals. All de
tails could be deliberately and safely
settled between the two countries
to the entire satisfaction of both,
bearing in mind that a century in
the life of a nation counts 110 more
than one year in the life of a man,
and that the canal must be of vast
consequence for ages. The desire
to cut the canal open as rapidly as
possible is praiseworthy, but it is
more important to lay first the solid
foundations of the transaction and
establish the exact limitations of
the rights of those concerned, so as
to avoid all possible friction in the
future. ' '
It is of interest to note at this
time that, on July 2, Iuis Carlos
Rico, the Colombian Minister of
Foreign Affairs, presented the
canal treaty to the Senate with a
special message for the considera
tion of Congress. The House of
Representatives has appointed a
committee of nine to consider the
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TIME TABLE OF
tJOn arrival of Matiuu I.o.i,
STEAMER MAUN A LOA:
Thursday April 9
Sunday April 19
Thursday April 30
Sunday Mny 10
Thursday Mny 2t
Sunday Mny 31
Sunday April 12
Wednesday..." April 22
Sunday Mny 3
Wednesday May 13
Sunday May 24
Wednesday .June 3
Time Table of Volcano Stables Stage for
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nr 1'apaikou nr
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nr iiouoiiiun nr
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When the weather is too rough for the Kiuau to laud nt I.nupahoehoc Wednesday
the leaving time of stage from Hilo is changed to 4:00 n.m. on Thursday morning, nnd
the Wednesday stage from I.nupahochoc to Houokau will be held toconuect with it.
On Mondays following the arrival of the Mauna I.o.i in Honuapo on Sundays, the
leaving time of the stage for Lnup.ihochoe from Hilo is changed to 10:00 a. in., and
the Honokaa stage is held at I.nupahoehoe to connect with it.
Aside from carrying of express matter and passengers these stages carry U. S.
Mail, so patrons mny rest assured of prompt connections.
C. E. WRIGHT, Managor.
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members of the Congress about to
meet, the feeling exists that these
'picked men' will not dare upprovej
the cession of the Panama territory."
We learn further that the en
lightened classes of Colombia "be
lieve that in the Isthmus of Pauaniu
jtlreir country holds something of
I value for all time," and that they
I feel that this property is not exclu
sively their own, but that it is "the
I patrimony of all future generations
of Colombians, who will execrate 1
their memory should they squander
the national birthright." The $10,
000,000 that Colombia is to receive
1 from the United States is considered
inadequate, and such would be the
case if the sum were raised to fifty
Iiiukou a Home Itulor.
Honolulu, July 30. Col. C. P.
Iaukea, who announced in the
Home Rule convention a few days
ago that he would remain with the
Republican party, has announced
his withdrawal and has joined
forces with the Home Rule party.
Ciioj.kka Inj'ANTUM should be
guarded against, and prevented by
treating the child at the first un
usual looseness' of the bowels.
Mothers can not be too careful
about this, especially in hot weather.
They should have medicine ready
for such an emergency. No better
remedy is prepared than Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. Kvery household should
have a bottle at hand. Get it to
day. It may save a life. The
Will produce n garment upon order that will satisfy the most
fastidious wearer of clothes. The
Latost in Spring Suitings and Trousorings
Are now arriving. Nearly all the Soring Patterns will be found
exclusively nt Lebiiianii's.
Cal! and Look at tho Goods
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HILO WINE AND
J. S. CANARIO, Manager.
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in cases and bulk
Holland Gins, Assorted
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' millions. The writer, in
continu-1 Hilo Drug Co. sells it.