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THH WlittKLY IIILO TRMUNE, HILO, HAWAII, PKIDAY, JANUARY i, 1904.
la need Is a
Is au old
but as truo
as It Is old.
Ilere Is just
such a friend.
without It. Keep It
close at band all tho
It will provo n Rood frlond wbon you
havo a frosh cold, bringing immodlato
relief. You will find It equally truo
In old colds, bronchitis, whooping
And you will declare It "tho host
friend In tho world" if you will uso
it for an irrltablo throat or woak lungs.
It acts as a strong tonic, clearing up
the throat, giving tono to the relaxed
tissues, and greatly strongthoning the
Thoro arc many subul .utcs and Imi
tations. Uowaroof thoml lie sure you
got Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.
Two sizes. Largo and small bottles.
Pnrtrtt by Or. J. C. Ay tt A Co., Lowell, Mui., U.SJU
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
The steamers of this line will ar
rive and leave this port as here
under: FROM SAN FRANCISCO.
Ventura Dec. 16
Alameda Dec. 25
Sierra Jan. 6
Alameda Jan. 15
Sonoma Jan. 27
Alameda Feb. 5
Ventura Feb. 17
Alameda .-...Feb. 26
FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
Sierra Dec. 15
Alameda Dec. 30
Sonoma Jan. 5
Alameda Jan. 20
Ventura Jan. 26
Alameda Feb. 10
Sierra Feb. 16
Alameda March 2
In connection with the sailing of the
above steamers the agents are prepared to
issue, to intending passengers Coupon
Through Tickets by any railroad
from San l'rancisco to all points in the
United States, and from New York by
any steamship line to all European ports.
For further particulars npply to
Wm. G. Irwin & Co.
General Agents Oceanic S. S. Co.
Union Barber Shop.
GARCIA & CANARIO, Props,
01 1 Shave, Cut fair and Shampoo
at Ett'Eivt Rates.
We also take particular pains with Chil
FRONT AND CHURCH STS.
If you appreciate a good
meal nicely prepared call
and see me.
Meals 35c Up
C. SHIMAMOTO, Prop.
Lato Suppors from 8
to I a. m.
I (MIHIHTMAH AT Klf.AUKA.
( Parly rrom Honolulu Hnro n Sptvii
A party of ten left Honolulu the
23d bound for the vnlcatio of Kil
auea. The good steamer Kiuatt
brought us safely to Hilo, where we j
spent tlie night, leaving for the vol
cano early Thursday morning. Ar
riving at Mountain View, the rail
way terminus, we were transferred
to stages, and were soon jogging
along through tropical forests, cane
fields, etc. We hailed with delight
the first glimpse of the hotel. Soon
we were brought up at the steps,
and we were glad to be at our jour
ney's end, especially so near the
After being assigned our rooms
the joyful sound of the dinner bell
brought us to the dining room,
where a generous repast awaited us.
After satisfying the inner man
I the next important topic was when
1 to visit Madam Pele and pay our re
spects to this wonderful being.
We decided to go down to th crater
so as to be able to see it both by day
and by night. At 3:30 we were
mounted on sure-footed horses and
began our descent of five hundred
feet to the lava bed, down a wind
ing path, ferns, trees and flowering
shrubs on either side to make the
trip intetesting. We soon reached
the lava, and then a mile and a half
we rode single file over a vast sea
of lava, a most interesting sight,
seeing the different formations of
lava and picking out weird shapes
it had taken in its mad race for
supremacy as it boiled and bubbled,
piling up mounds as it went. Here
and there along the path were cracks
where the hot steam issued, telling
you life in the depths was not ex
tinct. We reached the corral, where the
horses were tied, atid then we pro
ceeded to visit the various points of
interest Madam Pele's kitchen,
where the steam came rolling up in
such volume we passed on, being
convinced she had a good fire. We
then visited the reception room.
You descend a ladder about fifteen
feet to a cave; here you take lighted
candles and go about fifty yards into
a cavern, gathering the curls from
the ceiling. We were glad to get
in the sunlight once more.
At last we were on our way to
the crater1, and we had a fine view
of the fire fountain, shooting up
fire and continually moving. After
watching the sights for an hour we
adjourned to the hot cracks for
lunch, which weeujoyed immensely,
most of us seeing for the first time
tea, coffee and bacon cooked over
nature's own range.
Otic more look at the crater by
night. We sat aud watched the
lava boil aud bubble, turn and tum
ble, until almost midnight, never
ceasing in its restless tossing like
the great ocean breaking on the
sands. We arrived home tired but
well repaid, aud felt our Christmas
had been well spent.
Christmas morning we were
rested and ready for a good time.
From all over the house could be
heard merry greetings being ex
changed. The house was resplen
dent in the festive colors, red and
green. As we entered the reception
room directly in front of us were
the words, "Aloha Nui," the native
greeting; over the arch, "Merry
Christmas," aud a green wreath
tied with red ribbon over each pic
ture; the mantle and fire place was
banked with green; in the parlor
over the folding door hung an im
mense wreath of green; on the arch
in the bay window, clasped in the
lace curtain, were red flowers on a
1 green vine; from the ceiling from
I the four corners to the center of the
j room were red aud green belts hang
iug from au end; smaller belts were
1 brought from the four sides to the
tcenter; a large red crepe paper
j shade on the hanging lamp; on the
j piano was a large bunch ot ferns
and red aud white berries; the man
tle was banked with evergreens and
ferns, aud the whole effect was ex
At 6:30 our genial host, Mr. Bid
good, threw wide the folding doors
leading into the dining room, aud
such a blaze of dazzling light met
our gaze. Before us was a Christ
mas tree decked in all that is dear
to a child's heart; tiny caudles
gleamed from nearly every branch.
From the ceiling were ropes of red
aud white berries festooned from
the corners to the center of the
room, forming a hollow square, and
here were long loops from one rope
to the other; green and red were
the prevailing colors; large wreaths
over the door aud the sideboard
banked with green aud red, and the
table that is something to remem
ber; the table was a large square;
in the center was the Christmas
cake, with a bunch of holly on top;
around the cake was banked grccu,
dotted with red Lcihua blossoms,
extending to the four corners of the
tabic; four miniature Christmas
trees trimed with tinsel occupied a
place near the cake; tlje plate cards
were red aud grccu bells tied with
red ribbons, and a picture of the
Volcano House on each 011c. Need
less to say, we enjoyed the dinner.
With Manager Bidgood's reputa
tion we could not do otherwise with
all the bounties he had provided
for his guests.
Next came the tree and it af
forded the company much amuse
ment, as the names James or Bessie,
as the case might be, were called
to come forward and receive from
Santa Claus a toy aud stocking of
candy. We thoroughly enjoyed
the fun, and it took us back to the
good old days of our childhood,
when the Christmas tree was the
coming event in our lives.
Presently we heard the soft,
plaintive native music, and coming
into the parlor we were entertained
for an hour with a native trio.
Then we adjourned to tho spa
cious lounging room, with its in
viting fire place. The room was
fragrant with maile. green wreaths
on the wall, making Christmas
cheer everywhere. We told stories,
conundrums aud jokes until a late
hour. Before retiring we all ex
tended a hearty vote ol thanks to
Mr. and Mrs. Bidgood for their
untiring efforts in making the day
pass so pleasantly.
A Member ov this Party.
I0n L v
Tho adOVO Is tho Bonocla Rovorsiblo Diso Plow.
Where a team can walk and draw a plow
The Reversible works perfectly.
The combination of features in ... .
Colombian War Fever.
Bogota, Dec. 23. The war spirit
here is rising very high. The Gov
ernment is constantly receiving
offers of men and money. Even
women demand au opportunity to
fight. Minister Rico has cabled
General Reyes, traversing the con
tentions of the United States and
declaring that Washington favored
the Panama rebellion.
New York, Dec. 23. Admiral
Walker says that war between the
United States and Colombia is un
likely. Washington, Dec. 23. A Euro
pean ambassador declares that the
powers approve the refusal by the
United States f the Colombian
proposal to refer the isthmian ques
tion to The Hague.
Panama, Dec. 23. U. S. Minis
ter Buchanan has arrived and been
received with military honors.
Ask Federal Aid.
Honolulu, Dec. 22. At a meet
ing of the Republican Central Com
mittee last night, Senator C. L.
Crabbe presiding, important action
was taken regarding the afflicted
wards of the Territory.
On motion of J. A. Gilmau it was
voted that the organization suggest
to the Board of Health that it
should ask the Federal Govern
ment's aid and an appropriation for
a scientific investigation of leprosy,
and invite Germany, France and
England to send experts to Hawaii
to collaborate with United States
experts in that work. It was fur
ther recommended that the Gover
nor be requested to take up the
matter with Surgeon General Wy-mau.
BISHOP & CO.
HONOLULU - - OAHU, H. I.
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cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
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Inlands, either as Deposits, Collections
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The Benecia Reversible
Make it the most valued of all DISC PLOWS. It can be used right or left hand,
plowing around the land or REVERSIBLE, throwing furrows all one way. Will plow
between terraces WITHOUT leaving A WATER furrow. Made only in a sulky.
Tho Abovo Cut Shows tho Bonocla Ratoon Disc Plow.
Hills up the dirt better
than a hoe, besides leav
ing the soil behind it in a
splendid pulverized con
dition. It is the ONLY
PLOW for ratoons that
actually does what it is
supposed to do.
SOLE AGENTS FOR HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
...AU kinds of...
GOODYEAR RUBBER CO.
R. H. PEASE, President
San Francisco, Gil., U. 8. A.
Matson Navigation Go.
rhe only Direct Line between San Fran
cisco aud Hilo, Comprising the
following East Sailers
HILO MERCANTILE CO.
Bark ANNIE JOHNSON
Bark RODERICK DHU
Bark MARION CHILCOTT
Ship FALLS OF CLYDE
Tuc CHAS. COUNSELMAN
ud other Specially Chartered vessels
makes this trip with at least one of these
boats each month, carrying both Freight
For dates of sailing aud terms,
Jno. 1). Sprechels & Bros. Co,
327 Market St., San Francisco.
R. T. GUARD, Agent,
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS
Port Costa Flour
Colden Gate Cement
" Keen K utter" Knives and Hoes
Pioneer Varnish Works
Peninsular Stove Co.
P. O.'Box 94
A FULL AND
Complete Line of Groceries
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j Steamers of the above line running in connection with the Canadian Pacific Rail
( way Company, 1). C, nnd Sydney, N. S. W., nnd calling at Victoria, B. C, Honolulu,
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