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THIS WUUKLY HII.O TRIIU'NK, HILO, HAWAII, FRIDAY, AUGUST ar, 1903.
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I'RIDAY, - AUGUST 21, 1903.
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FUBMSIIKD HVKRV PKIIMY.
t.. W. I Ia WORTH - - Editor.
Superititetulent Cooper's visit to
Hilo was disappointing in that it
was so short. It was, perhaps, the
best Mr. Cooper could do at this
time, but it would have been very
much appreciated by the people of
Hilo if he had spent more time in
the Crescctit City. Several men
who had important matters to bring
to the attention of the head of the
Public Works Department were at
the Tkiuuni; office Tuesday morn
ing inquiring where Mr. Cooper
could be found. He had left at
sun-up for L,aupahoehoe, having
given Hilo all the time at his disposal.
The meeting of Mr. Ccjoper with
the Road Hoard Monday night was
an important occasion, and should
have been attended by the leading
merchants and citizens of the town.
Mr. Cooper himself was surprised
that so few were on hand. The
facts are that this meeting, like all
other meetings of the Road Hoard,
was not announced. Therefore the
public was not present. It would
be a wise idea for the Road Board
to apprise the people of their meet
ing dates. The opinion of property
owners and taxpayers is entitled to
consideration. Especially was it a
mistake to have had so important a
meeting as the one last Monday
night without giving the people a
chance to participate.
THE THREE YEAR CLAUSE.
HILO WILL PAY.
Skvkkai. citizens have been heard
to say that they would feel more
like contributing funds asked for
by the Hawaiian Promotion Com
mittee, if things were only a little
different. The fact remains that
Hilo should aid with a liberal hand
the movement to induce tourists
and immigrants to come to the Is
lands. We could contribute with a more
cheerful face if we did not . know
that nearly every important road is
in a state of neglect and that no
money was appropriated to improve
them. We do not forget that our
Senior Senator accuses Maui and
Oahu of cutting Hilo out of appro
priations by conniving together.
We do not know the exact truth.
All .we know is that we hold the
We have the star attractions on
this Island for the tourist. We
want Mr. Tourist even though we
may jolt him to death on our roads.
We have the best prizes to offer
intending settlers. We have acres
of deep rich forest lands. And we
will contribute to the Hawaiian
The sensation of the week in Hilo
In a news article from Honolulu,
published this week, the opinion of
Honolulu lawyers is stated to be
that the five year residence clause
as a qualification to hold office under
the Torrens Land Act is unconstitu
tional. The article also cites cases
decided in the States in support of
that position. If the five year clause
in the Torrens act is void, the three
year clause in the County bill is
open to the same construction.
Judge Little was asked by a Tri
dunk representative to give his
opinion on the matter. The Judge
said: "The constitutional inhibitory
is the statement of J. T. Stacker
that I. A. Andrews will not be a
candidate for SherilT if William
Todd or some other good man should
run. Mr. Stacker is Privy Coun
sellor to the SherilT, and naturally
should know what- he is talking
about. There is one thing certain:
either what the Sheriff's Privy
Counsellor said is true, or it is not
true. If Andrews does not intend
to withdraw, as stated by 'his Privy
Counsellor, then it is clear that the
Privy Counsellor has had his ear to
the ground and has heard the rum
ble of discontent, and dissatisfaction
with Sheriff Andrews, and has
heard the yearnings of the people
for "Good Oak Timber" in the
Sheriff's office. In other words,
Stacker is scared and is trying to
make good with all the timber that
is in the field.
Speaking of awkward positions;
how would you like to have a Privy
Counsellor who would shout for
you from the house tops but betray
you in the cellar?
Hon II Will he Conducted In Hilo
Sanitary Inspector Hownian linn hcen
authorized to lend tlie war in Hilo against
the mosquitoes. He will work along the
following lines laid down by the Hoard
of Heal Hi:
1. We do not propose to exterminate
mosquitoes, in the entire group of Islands.
We propose only to deal with them in
the town in which we live and its suburbs.
a. We do not flatter ourselves that It
is possible to get rid of every mosquito,
even in this city. e aim nt reducing
the number of insects 11s much as possible.
3. We do not think It absolutely pos.
sible to drain, or otherwise treat, every
breeding place in town. We-aim at
dealing with as many as possible.
4. Wc cannot exclude mosquitoes
which may just possibly be blown into
the city from n long distance. Wc con
tent ourselves with preventing the insects
breeding in the town itself.
SUMMARY OI' MKTIIODS.
I. We start work at once with what
ever means we can scrape together.
a. We operate from a center, outward?.
3. We clean houses, back yards and
gardens of all rubbish; empty tubs and
cisterns containing larvae, or destroy the
larvae in them, by means of kerosene oil.
4. We propose to show people how to
do these things for themselves and how
to protect tubs and cisterns by means of
5. See that the premises that have
been cleaned, are gone over and over
6. I'M up or drain away all pools,
ditches, old cesspools, especially those
which contain most larvae.
7. Such pools as cannot be filled up or
drained to be cleared of weeds, if they
8. Streams and water courses" which
contain larvae, to be "trained."
9. When we can do nothing else, to
destroy the larvae periodically, with oil.
or by other means.
10. Wc will endeavor to interest our
neighbors in the work, and to educate the
town into maintaining t special fund'foV
the purpose of prosecuting this work in
definitely. The Hoard of Health has no
special appropriation that can be used for
Our motto slvould be the first law of
tropical sanitation; namely, "No stag
JUSTICE DEPARTS. .of justice and fair piny than the se-
Idttction of Justice to urnHfy tin
(I'lomiiie HveniitK iitiiiciin ) lust, innlnicc or hatred of iudividti
Enemies of former Judge A, S. als. Offered as an evidence of jus
Humphreys are enthusiastic. A cc this decision becomes merely
majority of the Supreme Court hns I example of the extent to winch
j ' ,', .. 1 a court can surrender to passions
done as they would wish. , which h,rk ; hmnan alure amj
Knemies of George A. Davis are pass current under the name of re
overjoyed. The majoitv of the Su-' venge. I'ar from inspiring confi
prcme Court has satisfied their 1 dencc it opens up a range of judi-
1 ViJUI JluimuillLli;;) 1111:11 i;iiu.-? Ul nit
'? , , . , ,. (goal of judicial murder and makes
liiiemies of 1-rank li. 1 hompson of courts n tool t0 (lo a mnslcr's
are pleased. A majority of the Su-1 bidding.
pretue Court has gone almost as -
farm its work of destruction as 1 "" "" " "
, n 1 To "" tticinbers of lite Fifth Precinct
ttie comu ucsire. cuj nml n)) RcmbllcnMS of t,,e viMl
In its first analysis and in its irecillct.
last analysis the decision of the ma- All Republicans resident in the fifth
jority of the Supreme Court of the Precinct or that portion of North Hilo
Territory expresses the payment of'uclwecl1 Honolli stream nud Kawolnui
old scores. It is devoid of justice. ? "" rau1ert1 a" n """K
, , nt Papaikou school, Papaikou, on Friday
Having the opportunity, the power AuRUrt a8f nt 7.3(J O.dock p )( for
m its hands, the majority played ' ti,e purpose of filling vacancies in said
the limit. There arc not ten men Precinct Club and making nominations
out side the immediate factional fol-1 r members of the County Committee.
One Countv committeeman to be elected
lowing of the Supreme Court ma
jority, or the faction whom the
majority of the Supreme Court fol
lows, who regard the decision
handed down by the court Monday
afternoon as being the product of
anything more than revenge perpe
trated by factional politicians in the
name of justice.
To any one who read the editor
ial colums of L,. A. Thurston's Ad
vertiser on the morning before the
decision was rendered, the probable
action of the majority of the c ottrt
was an open book. It might be
possible that that paper with its in
timacy with the majority of the Su
preme Court solved this problem of
judicial determination by that re
markable intuition possessed by the
Son of Man and claimed jointly by
a few individuals resident in the
Hawaiian Territory, assuming di-
at a Primary Hlcction to be held in said
Precinct on Saturday, August so, 1903 be
tween the hours or a and a o'clock p. 111.
at the Papaikou school, Papaikou.
W. C. COOK,
Papaikou, Aug. ta, 1903.
A meeting of each and every Republi
can Precinct Club throughout the Ter
ritory of Hawaii is herehj called for
AUCUST 28, I0O3
at its place of meeting, tit 7:30 o'clock
P. M,, or nt such time and place, oil said
a8th day of August, 1903, as the Presi
dent Of each Precinct Club may name
in 11 public notice, to be printed in one
or more newspapers, or posted in a pub
lic place, one week in advance of. such
meeting, for Hit purpose of filling
vacancies in said Precinct Clubs and
making nominations for the members
of the County Committee. Primary
Election will be laid on
AUCUST 29, I0O3
from 2 o'clock P. SI to 8 o'clock P. M.
to elect members of said County Com
mittec, under the rules and regulations
of the Republican Party of the Ten 1
tory of Hawaii, said County Committee
to meet and elect an Kxecutive Com
mittee Mul nominate County officers' on
SEPTEMBER 14, 1903
nt 7:30 o'clock P. M. The number of
Delegates to which each precinct is en
titled in each County is as follows:
First Representative District
HII.O, PUNA, HAMAICUA:
1st Precinct, Delegates a
Headquarters Hilo Republican Pre
To all Members of the Hilo Republican
Precinct Club and to All Good Repub
licans of the Third nud Fourth Pre
cincts: All Republicans resident In the Third
Precinct, or that portion of Hilo lying
between Puna nud l'onahawni street and
road, and the line of its extension to the
sen, are requested to attend n meeting nt
the Hoomnun Nauaau Iluilding, Puna
Road, on Fridny, August 28, 1903,
at 7:30 o'clock p.m., for the pur
pose of organizing 11 Precinct Club,
to be known as the Third Precinct
Club, nud for making nominations for
His trip from the Volcano House
to Hilo made Superintendent Cooper
sick. To think of thirty miles of
provision as to 'class' legislation, such road with not a dollar to put it
either in State or Territory, applies
with equal force. This is merely
my judgment, off-hand, yet it is
from a constitutional standpoint,
fundamental, and the American
judges in this Territory will no doubt
so hold if the question should be
This gives Paul Jarrett and his
friends a duty to perforin in tasting
the three year clause.
RiU'Uiu.iCAN voters who fail to
sign the Republican precinct rolls
will not be entitled to vote at the
Republican primaries, Saturday,
August 29. The precinct rolls are
at the office of Ridgway & Ridg
way, where they are open for signa
tures. Until a Republican Club is
formed at Waiakca all Republicans
of both this precinct and Waiakea
precinct are entitled to sign the roll
of the Hilo Republican Precinct
Club. The Waiakea Republican
Club will be organized at Waiakea
on the evening of August 28.
in condition! The one thing that
prevented Mr. Cooper from commit
ting suicide was the fact that he had
recommended with all his might an
appropriation of $50,000 to make
the road what it should be.
Tiikkk may be truth in what
Senator Brown says, yet it fails to
allay the disappointment felt in the
County of Kast Hawaii on account
of the scant provision made by the
Legislature for much needed public
Rkpuhi.icans of this and Waia
kea precincts should sign the Pre
cinct Club rolls at once. The books
are at the office of Chairman Ridg
way. POKER CHIPS OR BEVERAGE.
PROM DR. RUSSKli.
Respects Paid to 11 Court That Passes
How badly we need honest reforming
on American lines in this country is illus
trated by such judicial monstrosities us
our "Hoard of Tax Appeal." This Hoard
composed of three men appointed by the
Government, sits in cases where the Gov
ernment isa litigant and interested party.
Nothing more expedient than to be a
judge in one's dwn case! The principle
is brought home still nearer when we re
member that the Governor appoints those
judges upon the recommendation of the
Tax Assessor himself, against whose ar
bitrariness nud discriminative policy the
complaints are brought before this re-
Witli the County Act, however imper
fect, ut least this autidiliiviau institution
goes into oblivion forever. One of the
judges, who has served on said Hoard in
permanency for many years, remarked
today that thin was their last appearance.
Thank God! Let us hope so. The decision
in Mr. O. T. Shipmau's case, where the
assessment of his unimproved forest laud
was found correct at $40 an acre, and the
same unimproved forest laud of the ad
joining Olaa sugar plantation also correct
ut fao an acre should be the last. ' It
seems to have been decided oil a principle
"The more you have the more will be
given to you and the less you have the
more will be taken from you." Yes,
gentlemen, might was right for a long
time, and it is still right, but for how
long more? There are some signs on the
horizon foreboding the speedy und radi
cal reversion of your principles.
IT dawns with full force upon this
community that no appropriations
were made for the rcmacadatni.iug
of the Volcano road; none for Ha
makua road; none for King street;
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UU11C 1UI llllUC OHi, IIW1IV. IUI
Front street. If that $15,000 worth
of tourists ever pass over any of
the above-named thoroughfares they
will consider themselves the victims
of a monstrous joke.
It is said that Hawaiian coffee
just received here from the Pacific
Coast has failed to satisfy, because
of poor appearance, although its
cup qualities were highly satisfac
tory. Now, wouldn't that give you
a high opinion of the coffee dealers?
Possibly those coffee men thought
the consumers use coffee beans as
parlor ornaments or poker chips.
If they once get it through their
heads that coffee is used only as a
beverage there may be an opening
for the product of Hawaii. Mer
chants' Review, N. Y.
rect relationship with his powers of members of the County Committee. Six
superior divination of nil things I County Committeemen to be elected at a
past, present and future. Such
might be the case.
Prejudices and passions have
been let loose. The attempt to rise
above the dictates of politics and of
factionalists has failed, if there were
ever an attempt. Drunk with
power, gloating over the opportunity
presented by a war of attorneys and
the viciousness of innuendo, burst
ing with desire which found expres
sion in the atmosphere of the court
and the method of addressing coun
sel, the majority of the Supreme
Court in its disbarment and suspen
sion decisions rendered yesterday
tell all too well the story of a thral
dom into which justice for Hawaii
has fallen until the decency, the vir
tue, the purity of American justice
from the highest Territorial Court j
has become a thing much to be de
sired but not found.
It is no wonder that Justice Gal
braith dissents from the majority
combination of the court. Justice
Galbraith, schooled 111 an atmos
phere of even-handed justice,
brought up in the American courts,
a practitioner before the American
bar, came to his task in the con
sideration of the action of nttorneys
in the Sunnier case with an educa
tion, backed by honest determina
tions to weigh the facts and admin
ister itidcretnent as the testimony
Total Delegates Kast Hawaii. ..31
Second Representative District
NORTH AND SOUTH KOHAI.A
NORTH AND SOUTH KONA
Primary Rlection to be held within said
Precinct on Saturday, August 39, 1903,
between the houis of 2 and and 8 p.m. ut
the Government Warehouse' nt lighter
All Republicans residents in the Fourth
Precinct, or that portion of Hilo lying
between the Third Precinct and the Ho
nolii stream, arc requested to nttend n
meeting ut the Firemen's Hall, Hilo, on
Fridny, August 2S, 1903, at 7:30 o'clock
p.m., for the purpose of filling vacancies
in said Precinct Club and making nomi
nations for members of the County Com
mittee. Ten County Committeemen to
be elected at a Primary F.lectiou to be
held in said orcclncl on Saturday, August
29, 1903, between the hours of a and 8
o'clock p.m., nt the Circuit Court House
County Convention to be held nt Hilo
on Monday, September 14, 1903, at Fire
THOS. C. RIDGWAY,
C. N. PROUTY, Secretary.
Hilo, August 6, 1903.
1st Precinct, Delegates 10
2d " " a
3d " " 5
4U1 " " 7
5th " " 4
6th " ' 1
7th " " 2
8th " " 1
Total Delegates West Hawaii ..3a
CI.ARF.NCi; I.. CRAHIII-:,
A. I.. C. ATKINSON.
St. .Jiiines' Mission.
Rlcventh Sunday ofter Trinity, 7:30
a, m., Holy Kucharist; 11 n. in., Matins
nud Sermon; 7:30 n. 111., Kvensong nud
Tin? King of the Island of Ha
waii is enjoying a pleasant visit
from the King of the Island of
Oahu. Some one has been so un
kind as to suggest that A. M. Hrown
came over to investigate the garbage
Tim supply of "good oak timber"
for the various county offices is 011
THOSE DESERT WASTES.
The Hawaii Herald has taken a
decided step forward in its make up,
having adopted a London Times
first page and a Maui News editorial
page. Come on, Herald. Maui
GRASPING AT STRAWS.
Hilo won't -be satisfied with a
breakwater off its port. Inside of
six months it will want a break
water overhead and a railroad to
San Francisco. Aw, those grasping
Hiloites ! Independent.
(lovernor Cun't Divide.
Honolulu, Aug. 15. Although
the Attorney General has as yet
submitted no opinion on the ques
tion of the power of the Governor
to subdivide precincts for the sake
of convenience at the coming county
elections, Mr. Andrews stated this
morning that the question was al
ready practically settled, that such
a subdivision was not within the
Those desiring copies of the County
Act to)e sent them by mail can secure
the same upon forwarding postage
5 cents for Rnglish and 4 cents for Ha
waiian, per copy.
G. R. CA'RTKR,
Secretary of fie Territory.
Capitol, Honolulu, August 18, 1903,
Lewis Now Linvyur.
Honolulu, Aug. 17. James I).
Lewis, member of the House of
Representatives from Hilo, on mo
tion of T. McCants Stewart and
upon the endorsement of IJ. C.
Winston and W. II. Coney, was ad
mitted this morning by Judge De
Holt to practice law in the District
Courts and before the Circuit Judges
and the evidence warranted.
was a thoroughly judicial mind
lacking none of the capacity or the
keenness required to decry trickery
or lay bare dishonest or unprofes
sional conduct. Guided by ex-
perience, prompted by the highest
motives which fall to the well mean-1
ing, capable American judge and 1
practitioner as a birthright he for
got the personality of the attorneys
before him and gave himself solely
to the calm, unprejudiced work
that falls to the lot and is the plain
duty of an American judge.
Chief Justice Frear and Associate
Justice Perry draw their inspiration
from the gentlemen from whose
office they graduated as clerks direct
to official life in the judiciary of
these islands. The desires of these
men have been fulfilled though the
statue of Justice arises from the
mire crowned with the tomato can
of spite and smirched with retalia
tion, the political pitchfork rampant
and the political bludgeon behind
As a part in a political game the
majority decision of the court is un
doubtedly well played. Hut the
American people have yet to openly
or covertly espouse the manipula
tion of a court to satisfy purely per
sonal or political ends. Nothing is
more foreign to the American spirit
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Will offer for sale all
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