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THE WEEKLY HILO TRIBUNE, HILO, HAWAII, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER Jo, 1903.
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J. Q. SERRAO
BARGAINS IN REAL ESTATE
I am rendy to meet the whole- UIQIf ICQ
sale ilemnnils of the trade VHlOMtO
with a new mill large slock BRANDIES
of the best brands of .
Sole Agents for the
CELEBRATED PRIMO BEER
To investors on the Islands I wish to call attention to the following properties which are for sale or lease. As values
, arc low now is the time to buy
J. C. SERRAO
Wholesale Liquor Merchant,
We have just opened a large line of the above
styles of Men's Neckties in all the newset
L.TURNER CO., Ltd.
Enterprise Planing Mill Company.
Three-quarters of an acre on Front street, Hilo, 500 feet from depot; frontage of eighty
feet; terms to suit purchaser. Price
Two modern cottages at corner of Church and Bridge streets, Hilo, with leasehold fourteen
years to run at $54 per year; brings in rental now of $30 per mouth. Price, part
cash, balance on time
Twenty acres at Kaumaua; has been planted in cane; suitable for bananas, pineapples or
cane. Price, cash
Lot 153 x 215 feet, with modern cottage, at corner of Pleasant and Ponahawai streets, Hilo.
Price, part cash, balance on time .
Lot 153 x 215 feet on Pleasant street extension, unimproved. Price, part cash, balance on
time 1 ,
(Pieces Nos. 4 and 5, above described, command a fine view of Hilo Bay and are at a
One hundred and sixteen acres at Kaumana, seven miles from Hilo, unimproved; suitable
for growing bananas, pineapples or vegetables; large quantities of growing koa and
ohio timber; wood and lumber alone will pay for land. Price, part cash, balance on
Fifteen acres, one mile niauka Government road, between Kukaiau and Paauilo; all cleared
and has been planted in cane. Price, part cash, balance on time.
For further particulars regarding these or other properties address
I. E. RAY,
GF.O. MUM11V, M;r
I'ront St., 111 re.ir of Hilo Mercantile Co's Iluililinn '
I'lauing, Mouloiu, Scroll Work ami all kinds of Turned Work, Window Frames, etc
WATKR. TANKS A Sl'KCIAITY Household ami all kinds of Furniture,
Store Fitting, Counters, etc., m.ide to order. Cross-cut Saws re-toothed and
made as good as new, at easy rates.
Manufacturer of School Scats, Chinch Pews, and Redwood Gutteis, all sizes
riiii.ii'i'i.VK riN.vxoi.vii .uix-ur.
Bangor ahead t j(nftflt M
broken rail. SKJi-Jfft 111! Brill
There Is sure &MfNL M
Smllj In .Veil of 11 Single Mimitunl
paid in Philippine coin and cut the
Mexican silver out entirely. Only
when this is done will the new
money he properly circulated. The
you If you pay no attention to yoot
treak throat and lungs.
Weak throats and weak lungs easily
give way. Some extra strain, as a
fresh cold, ami you aio down with
bronchitis or pneumonia. Hotter
strengthen these weak places before lb
is too late. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
heals theso irritable throats, ghes tono
to the relaxed membranes, and imparts
strength to the lungs.
There are many substitutes ami imi
tations, flewaro of them! Ho sure
you get Ajor's Cherry Pectoral.
Two siies. Largo and small bottles.
Prcf.red ty Dr. J. C. Ajer 4 Co., Lowell, Mm , U.S.A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
FRONT AND CHURCH STS.
If you appreciate h good
meal nicely prepared call
and see me.
Meals 25c Up
C. SHIMAMOTO, Prop.
Lato Suppers from 8 p. m.
to I a. m.
Mental arithmetic seems likely to .attempt made hy the Government
become a popular study among the t0 maintain a ratio between United
Filipinos, to judge from the editor-1 States currency and Mexican silver
tals and news items in the columns is the only obstacle now in the way
of the Manila papers. Mexican , of giving the conant dollar general
dollars, Spanish coin of all kinds, circulation."
. Aniprirnn imbl ..iiwr. .nnl tvitvr. The Manila Freedom condemns I
and, last of all, the new American i Government's attempt to reg
Philippine pesos, commonly called u,ate the rate of exchange, and
"conants," circulate in unrestrained calls for a lieavy import tax on
intermixture in the Philippines; Spanish and Mexican money. It
and as the market values of gold savs: "T1,e government attempted
and silver fluctuate, so does the to regulate something of which it
'value of one kind of money fluctu- had little or no expert knowledge
I ate in terms of the rest. As a re-,or experience, and, where import
suit, the number of pesos in a and export taxes might easily have
"conant" and the number of cen- bet-' levietl ulon gold and mex
, tavos in a dime are matters of daily
doubt, and the "money sharks,"
I we arc told, art making fortunes at
I the expense of merchants and
I others who are not lightning calcu
lators. Counterfeit "conants" are
'adding to the confusion. The in-
sular authorities have issued orders
I attempting to regulate the rate of
! exchange, but the money market
does not appear to obey our Philip
pine government, and the Manila
respectively, to keep the one in and
the other out, the Government
threw wide the doors of the islands
and practically invited every body
with a silver dollar, be it bad or
good, to bring it in and get his part
of a good dollar, as a Result of which
we have shipped to China several
hundred thousand good American
dollars, either in gold, silver, or ,
in Hongkong or Singapore, so long
as it is good here for its face value. '
As for the dollar, we can not afford
to have it exported in any quantity,
large or small, and that is all there
is to the matter. If some such
measure is not taken or adopted,
the local currency, chosen for its
peculiar merits as a strictly local
currency and medium of exchange ,
and barter, will begin to go out, i
and the mex will pour back. Should
the insular currency by any chance i
go to pieces or begin to fluctuate, 1
due to arbitrary valuations imposed j
upon it in spite of such things as I
sales for bullion in outside ports t
like Hongkong, there will be, in
the words of Dr. Holmes; 'the devil I
to pay.' What we want is some I
means of keeping the currency!
straight; we do not want any more
experiments with it by anybody;
we need financial stability on all
hands, and we can not have this if I
we are to be at the mercy of the
well-meaning but ill-advised per
HILO MERCANTILE CO.
France and Columbia.
Paris, France, Nov. u. Atneri I
return for this, we have can Ambassador Porter and Minister
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS
Port Costa Flour
Colden Gate Cement
" Keen Kutter" Knives and Hoes
Pioneer Varnish Works
Peninsular Stove Co.
Wv w vs
taken in a lot of comparatively .of Foreign Affairs Delcasse held a i P. O. Box 94
papers express the fear that unless i worthless dhobes, which have been I conference today on the situation iTolophonos
j the importation of Mexican money going up and down like a jumping-1 t Panama. 1 lie conterence was
'and the exportation of "conants" jck. harmonious and it is authoritatively
i are barred, the latter will disappear. "There is still time, if the Gov-1 Mated that France is well satisfied '
The Manila American says. "Only i eminent be so minded, to impose with the course taken by the Ameri-j
j when the Administration forces the ' that tax on mex that is imported. ca" Government in its attitude to- (
payment of revenue in the Philip- If a duty often percent, (a tremeu-, ward Colombia and the revolution-1
doubly heavy impost, it is true, but ary Panama Government.
an effective one) is placed on all the Bogota, Colombia, Nov. 1 1. A
mex that is desired to be brought J mnbs meeting was held in Bogota
into these islands, the rate at which ' today at which demands were made ,
it will stop coming in will jar the for a new Government. Recent
"The prospect of a slump in I authorities considerably, and after events m ranama nave surreu uie
Mexican coin is imminent, altho ! a few weeks the tax will be a dead Colombians to a high state of ex-1
vr.Oi.r.biv'k. iiiinlnllniK. .1inii. n ili..!, I 1nt..r Kpimiih. Micro will lv tinttiiiur I CltCinCllt. 1 He liOVCrUmeilt IS llCM
advance. The arrival of the Zafiro like a dhobe for it to be imposed
with a cargo of silver and the pros-1 upon. I-et a tax be also placed
nects that the Rubi will carrv the I unon the cold and the new conant
white metal for ballast next trip in-' peso to keep them from being taken I "vetl frm the canal.
dicates that the Philippines will from the country, and they will
j continue to be a dumping-ground i speedily be discovered by the
I for bamboo money. money-changeis to be worthless for
A FULL AND
Complete Line of Groceries
pine coin will there be any prospect
of the general circulation of the new
nionev . Force is about the only
remedy for evils existing in this
beautiful bunch of trouble.
responsible for the failure of the
canal treaty and consequent loss of
Panama and all benefits to be de-
"In the mean time the conant is
slowly becoming the popular coin.
I The insular government can counts
1 tentlv demand that all revenues be
foreign use. That is what we want
precisely. No American cares
whether our local currency is good
for the uses of the customary peso
Tientsin, Nov. 13. Chinese
troops are guarding the passes from
Manchuria. The court is prepar
ing for flight and nine automobiles
have been imported for the use of
the Empress Dowager.
Hilo Wine and Liquor Co.
P. O. Box 396
Front Noar Church St.
P. O. Box 390
King Noar Front St.
Choicest American and European Wines, Beers, Whiskies,
Gins, Brandies, Liquors, Etc.
J. S. CANARIO, Manager.