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TIIH WISKKLY 1111.0 TKIIll'VI', HILO, HAWAII, IMUDAY, AUGUST ar, iyo.r
1)0 )Uo vilume.
FRIDAY, - AUGUST 21, 1903.
Hnteitd at the Posloflice al Ililo, Iln
wall, as second-clas matter
I'UIII.ISUKI) KVKRV l'RII'AV.
I.. W. HAWORTH - - Baitot.
. Superintendent Cooper's visit to
Ililo was disappointing in that it
was so short. It was, perhaps, the
best Mr. Cooper could do at this
tune, but it would have been very
much appreciated by the people of
Hilo if he had spent more time in
the Crescent City. Several men
who had important matters to bring
to the attention of the head of the
Public Works Department were at
the Tkiuunk oflice Tuesday morn
ing inquiring where Mr. Cooper
could be found. He had left at
sun-up for I.aupahochoe, having
given Ililo all the time at his dis
posal. The meeting of Mr. Cooper 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 Hoard
to apprise the people of their meet
ing dates. The opinion of property
owners and taxpayers is entitled to
consideration. Kspecially 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.
SitVHKAi.citizens have been heard
to say that they would feel more
like contributing funds asked for
by the Hawaiian Promotion Com
mittee, it 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 Ililo 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 Ililo
1 1 OH
.- with iircveniiiiK the Insects Having the opportunity, the power AlRWl 2S( ,q0;J liJa (),cIock 1 , ( fo
the town itself. 1 in its hands, the majority played ti,P pUrpose of filling acnucics in sail
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 Tki
duni: representative to give his
opinion on the matter. The Judge
said: "The constitutional inhibitory
provision as to 'class' legislation,
either in State or Territory, applies
with equal force. This is merely
my judgment, ofT-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 perform in testing
the three year clause.
is the statement of J. T. Stacker
that L. A. Andrews will not be a
candidate for Sheriff if William
Todd or some other good man should
run. Mr. Stacker is Privy Coun
sellor to the Sheriff, 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?
His trip from the Volcano House
to Hilo made Superintendent Cooper
sick. To think of thirty miles of
such road with not a dollar to put it
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.
It Mill he Couiliielt-il III Ililo
Smitary Inspector Ilouiiiau has heen
mithorireit to lead the war in Hilo against
the mosquitoes. He will work along tile
following lines laiil down 1y the Hoard
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 Hatter ourselves that it
is possible to get rid of every mosquito,
even in this city. We aim tit reducing
the number of insectsas much as possible.
3. We do not think it ubsolutely pos.
slble to drain, or otherwise treat, every
breeding place in town. We aim nt
dealing with ns many us possible.
4. We cm not exclude mosquitoes
which may just possibly be blown Into
the city from n long distance. We con
SUMMARY Ol' MhTIIODS.
1. We start work at once with what
ever means ue can scrape together.
a. We operate from 11 center, outwards.
3. We clem houses, back yards and
gardens of nil rubbish; empty tubs and
cisterns containing larvae, or destroy the
larvae in them, by means of kerosene oil.
4. We proosc to show people how to
do these things for themselves and how
to protect tubs and cisterns by means of
5 Sec tnat tile premises Hint liae
been cleaned, are gone over and over
6. Fill up or drain away all pools,
ditches, old cesspools, especially those
which contain most larvae.
7. Such pools as cannot be fdled 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. we will endeavor to Interest our
neighbors in the work, and to educate Up
town into maintaining 1 special fund 'for
the purpose of prosecuting this work in
definitely. The Hoard of Health has no
special appropriation that can be used for
Our motto sltould be the first law of
tropical sanitation; namely, "No stag
JUSTICE DEPARTS. of justice and fair pluv than the si
dtictiou ol JuntuT to urittfx Mi-
(I'rotii Hie KtrnliiK IWlWIii I lust, niuliiice or hatred H UXllMilll
Knemies of former Judge A. S. als. Offered as an evident e ol 111s
Humphreys are enthusiastic. A.Ht'"s decision becomes inerel)
. r.i... e.... rv.....i i.u ' an example of the extent to which
maioritv or the .Supreme Court has ' .
J J , ' ., 11 court can surrender to passions
done as they would wish. wIlich ,urk , mturc ilI1(,
Kiiemies of George A. Davis are 1 pass current under the name of re
overjoyed. The majoity of the Su- venge. l'nr from inspiring confi
premc Court has satisfied their ence it opens up a range of judi-
nlnl iviu iltliililiiiil llltil ittwlij ftt lint
lUIll J,. irnrll f iltftwin1 llltirlor mwl ntnl'tW
Kucmies of Frank K. Thompson 0fco,,rts lo0 t0 (-0 a nlsU.r'.s
are pleased. A majority of the Su- bidding.
preme Court has gone almost as
far in its work of destruction as
they could desire.
In its first analysis and in its
last analysis the decision of the ma-
nrtli I'lerlncl Itcpulillemi Club
, To all members of the Fifth Precinct
I Club and all Republicans of the l'ifth
, All Republicans resident in the l'ifth
jarity of the Supreme Court of the Precinct or that portion of North Ililo
Territory expresses the payment of between Honolii stream and Kauaiuui
old scores. ' It is devoid of justice. Bg'; - J1 " "l! " '"SS
tir. iiipaiMvu -i.iiuv7i a tifmiitwMi wn 1 ihmij
Precinct Club and making nominations
for members of the County Committee.
One County committeeman to be elected
at a Primaly Hlcctiou to be held in said
Precinct on Saturday, August 39, 1903 be
tween the hours of 3 and 8 o'clock p. m.
the limit. There arc not ten men
out side the immediate factional fol
lowing of the Supreme Court ma
jority, or the faction whom the
majority of the Supreme Court fol
lows, who regard the decision I at the Pap dkou school, Pap dkou.
W. C. COOK,
I'.-ipiiknu, Aug. 1 a, 1903.
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 nnlitmc nf 1 A 'IMi i,rc1mi,, All-
. ' ', , , ., To all Members of the Hilo Republican
vcruser oil me morning uuiuii: uu Vtecincl clul, a, lo A11 Goo(l Repllb.
decision was rendered, the probable , Hcans f ti,L. Third and Honrth Pre-
action of the majority of the c ourt i cincts-
mn ting or t nil and iir Kcpuhli
uin Priiluil Club throughout tlir Ttr
rltori of Hawaii is hirib) tilled for
AUGUST 28, 1903
ut its place of meeting, at 7:30 o clock
P M , or at such Utile and place, on suid
aSlh day of August, 1903, as the Presi
dent of each Prtciucl Club may name
in 11 public notice, to le printed in one
or more ucwsxiiers,or posted in a pub
lic place, one witk in advance of such
met ting, fur tin purpose of filling
vacancies In said Precinct Clubs and
making nominations for the members
of the Count) Committee. Primary
Kleetion will Ik- hi Id on
AUGUST 29, 1003
fiotn 3 o'clock P. M lo 8 o'clock P. M.
to elect members of said Count Com
mittie. under the rules and reguhlious
of the Republican Party of the Terii
torj of Hawaii, said Count Committee
lo meet and elect an Hxccutivc Com
mittee ahd nominate County officers' 01:
SEPTEMBER 14, 1903
at 7 30 o'clock P. M. The number of
I Delegates lo which each puciuct is en
I tilled in each Count) is as follows:
I COUNTY OF
1'irst Representative District
HII.O, PUNA. HAMAKUA:
llcntliiuartpi's Ililo Republican Pre
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
All Republicans resident in the Third
Precinct, or that portion of Hilo lying
between Puna and Ponahawai street and
roid, and the line of its extension to the
sea, are requested to attend a meeting al
the Hoomana Nauaau Iluilding, l'uiiu
Road, on Friday, August ab, 1903,
at 7 30 o'clock p. in., for the pur-
individuals resident in tlie I I,os; ol, "Ki"B I'rec.uct uuu,
In ltirt 1iwr,titt nu tin rrii(nl llnisiitnl
... , , ., lis t'w kiiuuii f iiiv iiiiMi 1 i.viiii.v
Hawaiian .territory, assuming 111-1
Kiti'Uiu.iCAX 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 it Ridg
way, where they are open for signa
tures. Until a Republican Club is
formed at Waiakea 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 tit Waiakea
on the evening of August 28.
Tiii:kh 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
RiU'Uiu.icAN.s 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.
I'KOM UK. KUSSia.
Respects Paid lo a Court That Passes
How badly we need honest reforming
on American lilies in this country is illus
trated by such judicial monstrosities as
our "Hoard of Tax Appeal." This Hoard
composed of three men appointed by the
OoM-rnment, sits ill cases where the Gov
ernment is a litigant and interested party.
Nothing more expedient than to be a
judge in one's dwu case! The principle
is brought home still nearer when we re
member that the Ooieruor appoints those
judges upon the recommendation of the
fax Assessor himself, against whose ar
bitrariness and discriminative policy the
complaints are brought before this re-
With the County Act, however imper
fect, at least tins uiitidiltiwau institution
goes into oblivion forever. One of the
judges, who has served ou slid Hoard in
permanency for many )ears, remarked
today that thii was their last appearance.
Thank Cod! Let us hope so. The decision
in Mr. O. T. Shipuiaii's case, where the
assessment of his unimproved forest land
was found correct at $40 an acre, and the
same unimproved forest laud of the ad
joining Olaa sugar plantation also correct
ut fo an acre should be the last. It
seems to have been decided on 11 principle
"The more you hove the more will be
given to oli mid tile less you have the
more will be taken from )0U." Yes,
gentlemen, might was right for a long
time, and it is still right, but for how
long more? There ure some signs on the
horiiou foreboding the speedy and radi
cal reversion of )onr principles.
Club, and for making nominations for
members of the County Committee. Six
County Committeemen lo be elected at a
Primary Klectinu to be held within slid
Precinct on Siturday, August 39, 1903,
between the bouts of 1 and and 8 p.m. at
the Government Warehouse at lighter
All Republicans residiutsiu the fourth
Precinct, or that portion of Ililo l)ing
between the Third Precinct and the Ho
nolii stream, arc requested to attend a
meeting at the I'irimen's Hall, Hilo, 011
1st Precinct, Delegates ,
3d " "
4U1 " "
6th " "
7U1 " "
8th " "
9U1 " "
loth " "
Total Delegates Hist Hawaii...3l
Second Representative District
NORTH AND SOUTH KOHAKA
NORTH AND SOUTH K'ONA
rect relationship with his powers of
superior divination of all things
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. uruiiK wuu
power, gloating over the opportunity
presented by a war of attorneys and Friday, August 3S, 1903, at 7.30 o'clock
the viciousness of innuendo, burst-. p.m., for the purpose of filling vacancies
ing with desire which found expres-' i saM Precinct Club and making nonii-
sion in the atmosphere of the court "r0"" '"r "'" " -, .,...
, , . , V , , I mittce. Ten County Committeemen to
and the method of addressing conn- bcclL.clU(1 nt Vtiuuxry Kleclloil toljc
sel, the majority of the Supreme1 Mi in saj,i orL.cincton S iturday, August ,
Court in its disbarineut and stispen-- 39, 1903, between the hours of 3and8'
1st Precinct, Delegates ...
3d " "
5.U1 " "
7th " "
8th " "
Total Delegates West Hawaii ..33
CI.AR1-NCI5 I. CRAHIII5,
A I. C. ATKINSON
sion decisions rendered yesterday
tell all too well the story of a thral
dom into which justice for Hawaii I
has fallen until the decency, the vir
tue, the purity of American justice
from the highest Territorial Court
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 in an
o'clock p 111., at the Circuit Court House
County Convention to lie held at Hilo
on Monday, September 14, 1903, at l-ire-men's
THOS. C. RIDGWAY,
C. N. PROUTY, Secrelar) .
Hilo, August 6, 1903.
atlllOS- I nose iiesiriug copies 01 me 1.011111
I An .. Iwi mill tl.ii... 1... .....I nn.. .i.mi...
. r 111, Jkt.h tiMI'V -.(.lib until uj iii.iii (.1111 ai:t.!i!i;
-.JUCli; Ul WVtll-iliUlln-n J,nn---,
It dawns with full force upon this
community that no appropriations
were made for the remacadatiiiiiig
of the Volcano road; none for Ila
makua road; none for King street;
none for Hridge street;
Front street. If that S15, 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 lo satisfy, because
of poor appearance, although its
cup qualities were highly satisfac
tory. Now, wouldn't that give j on
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
. lnvnl flint rnfl'ci- is iisud onlv ns 11
none lor , ., ,
uevenige mere niuy uc mi upi-niii;
St. .1 nines' Mission.
Eleventh Sunday nfter Trinity, 730
a, 111., Holy Kucharist; 11 a.m., Matins
nud Sermon; 7:30 p. in., Ivveusoug and
for the product of Hawaii.
chants' Review, N. Y.
Till-: 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. Hrowu
came over to investigate the garbage
THOSE DESERT WASTES.
The Hawaii Herald has taken a
1 decided step lorward in its make up,
having adopted a London limes
first page and a .Maui News editorial
page. Lome on, Herald.
(Jo-icrnor Cnn't III, Ide.
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
brought up in the American courts,
a practitioner before the American
bar, came to his task in the con
sideration of the action of attorneys
in the Sumner case with an educa
tion, backed by honest determina-1
tions to weigh the facts and admin
ister judgement as the testitnoii
and the evidence warranted. His
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. Gt ;ded b ex
perience, prompted by the highest
motives which fall to the well mean
ing, capable American judge and
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 Prear and Associate
Justice Perry draw their inspiration j
from the gentlemen from whose
office they graduated as clerks direct
to official life in the judiciary ol
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
the same upon forwarding postagi
5 cents for Kuglish nud 4 cents for Ho-1
waiiau, per copy. I
G R CARTISR,
Secretary of t ie Territory.
Capitol, Honolulu August 18, 1903,
S. S. NEVADAN
WILL SAIL FROM HILO
on or about AUGUST 22
l'or San l-'rancisco direct connect
ing with S S California!! at .Sin
l'ruucisco I-rejghl received for
shipment to Sin I'raucisco or New
York VX OPPOKTUMIY I'd It
Hllll'l'r.llH OP HANAXA.S.
For freight rates and all iiifirmt
tion apply to
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SING SONS I
GRASPING AT STRAWS.
Lewis Now l.uwi)i.
Honolulu. Atnr. 17. lames I)
Maui I Uwis, member of the House 0ftio. the political pitchfork rainpant
,. . ,. r .... 1 aim me puiuieui u iingeou uciuuu
Representatives from Hilo, on 1110- jl(,r i,aej.
anil As a mrl in 11 nolitical L'ann tin-
Hilo won't -be satisfied with a
breakwater off its port. Inside of
t.iv mrmtbc il i-ill vniit .1 lirin"L-
Tint supply of "good oak timber" : w t overhead and a railroad to
for the vat ions county offices is on i San I'raucisco. Aw, those grasping
the increase. Hiloitesl Independent.
tiou of T. .McCants Stewart
upon the endorsement of K
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 Judgesj
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
on FRQNT ,
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left for reptir 4nd not e.ilj I
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