Newspaper Page Text
THB WBBKLY HILO TRIBUNE, HILO, HAWAII, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1904.
FIRST BANK OF HILO!
Incorporated Under the Law of the
Territory of Mnwnii.
PEACOCK BLOCK, HILO.
r. I'KCK - President.
C. C. KHNNUIlY Vlee-Pres.
JOHN T. MOIK...imt VIce-ITcs.
C. A. STOI1IH Cannier.
A. 15. SUTTON Secretary.
I. . Cannrlo, Joint J. (trace,
V. 8. I.ymati,
It. V. ratten,
W. It. Slilpman.
( The Dank of Hawaii, Ltd
Wells, Fargo & Co. Hank. ..San Francisco
Wells. Fargo & Co's Hank New York
The National Bank of the He- I chicaco
Glynn, Mills, Currle & Co London
Hongkong-Shaughal Hank-1 Hongkong.
Ing Corporation ) China.
Hongkong-Shanghai Hank-1 Shanghai,
Ing Corporation China.
" J Japnn,
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Rented by the Month or Year. Par
ticulars on Application.
We have added a Stan
Oval and Circle Machine
to our Framing Depart
ment ... Over one hundred
styles of Moulding con
stantly carried in stock
Wall, Nichols Co.
W. A. TODD'S
I have opened a shop on Waianuenue j
street, next to Demosthenes' Cale, where
I am ready to make
COOD HARNESS and
English Saddles a Specialty
W. A. TODD.
I am located on Shipman street, in build
ing formerly occupied by D. L. Jones.
Call and sec me,
will stop it.
"PILO" eradicates dandruff,
stops falling of the hair and
keeps the hair and scalp in a
$1.00 Per Bottle.
The Owl Drug Co., Ltd.
- - '"
V.......J T ...,-. .. -w
The most important action taken
by the Supervisors so far was the
approval of the report of the com
mittee on appropriations. Their re
port is shown below in full:
Deputy Sheriff, Ililo f too
Captain of Police, Ililo 80
Lieut, of Police, Ililo 70
4 Mounted Police, at f6o J4P
1 Hack Inspector ' 60
5 Policemen, at $45 ; 225
1 Japanese Police , 45
1 Chinese Police 45
a Olait Police, at $40 80
1 Olaa Police 35
1 Papaiknu Police 40
I Ilonomu Jailor nud Police 50
1 Sheriff's Clerk 55
1 Station Clerk (day) 45
3 Station Clerk, at $ 30 60
Deputy Sheriff, North Ililo $ 50
Captain Police, North Hilo 40
3 Policemen, North Hilo, at $30 90
I Deputy Sheriff, Hamakua $100
1 Captain Police 55
I Police, Honokaa 45
3 Police, at 35 105
Drpttty Sheriff, Puna f 50
3 Policemen, at $35 70
I Captain Police 40
I PAY OF JAILORS, OUAKDS AND LUNAS Of
I PRISONERS. ,
! 1st Jailor f 65
'2nd Jailor 50
1 3 Guards, at $35 105
3 Luuas, at $40 So
I I Hamakua Jailor ... 35
' 1st Clerk fioo
I Slenogiapher t 75
1 1 Messenger and Interpreter 50
1 February Term, 1904 $i,soo
I May Term, 1904 1,500
August Term, 1904 1,000
November Term, 1904 1,500
Interpreters .' 400
Stationary and Incidentals 200
J PAY Ol' DISTRICT MAC.ISTRATKS.
I Puna $ 50
! Hilo 150
1 North Hilo 50
J Hamakua 100
I Clerk to District Court, Hilo 100
'Clerk to Treasurer $ 75
Clerk to Recorder 60
Pay of Market Keeper 35
Road Supervisor, Hamakua $100
Road Supervisor, North Hilo 50
Road Supervisor, Hilo 100
Road Supervisor, Puna 65
RKPORT OK COMMITTKH ON APPROPRIA
TIONS. I Water Works, North Hilo $ 2
I Water Works, Hilo 75
I Monthly Incidentals, Hilo Water....
Kirst Month Clerk 35
Support & M. of Prisoners, at 500.. 6000
Transp. of Prisoners, at 50 600
Incidentals, at $150 l8co
Office Fixtures 100
KXPKNSKS I'OR DISTRICT ATTORNKV'S
Incidentals, Etc $45
Typewriting Supplies 20
( Extra Stationary 25
DItPUTY TAX ASSESSOR'S. COMMISSIONS.
Pnnu 045 or4 percent
'Hilo, 1st Deputy o)S, or )i percent
JHilo, 2nd Deputy ot or I percent
, North Hilo 05 or 5 per cent
Hamakua 04 or 4 percent
Furnishings, Incidentals, Stationary ..$ 250
Rent for Building, at f6o per mouth.. 720
Five Telephones for Supervisors 252
Premiums on Bonds for County Offi
The estimates of the Surveyor's and
District Court's Department have been
postponed until the next regular session
of the Board, nud the Committee recom
mends that this report be adopted.
Pay of Police and Jailors f 26, 520 00
Expenses (Judiciary Dep't) 8,Boo 00
District Courts 5,400 00
Clerk to Treasurer 900 00
Clerk to Recorder 720 00
Pay of Market Keeper 420 00
Pay of Road Supervisors 3,465 00
Water Works, Hilo 1,175 00
Water Works, North Hilo 24 00
Sheriff's Department 8,500 00
District Attorney's Department 90 00
County Building 1,709 50
Salaries of Elected Officers 15,000 00
Total $72 723.50
Peking, Jan. n. Reports from
Manchuria bring news of the great-
'est military activities. The rail
roads are bringing thousands of
Russian troops across the frontier.
I Women and children are leaving
Port Arthur and New Chang.
London, Jan. 11. The American
ship Clarence S. Bemeut, bound
from Philadelphia for San Fran
cisco, was burned in mid ocean off
Cape Horn. 1 he crew took to the
small boats and managed to reach
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, in
ANUIIINT HILO JOUUNAL.
Printed I'liRcs or Tito Ililo Ailvo
cute." UiieurthtMl In it (lurret.
Hiloites of to-day are wont to
swell them selves with the pride of
this city's modernity. Even Ililo
newspapers swell tip occasionly and
claim credit for the down-to-datc
condition of affairs here, and especi
ally to plume themselves in the be
lief that the journals of to-day arc
the pioneer representatives of Gut
tenburg on the Island of Hawaii.
Such is not the case. Long before
the Tribune or the Herald had been
conceived or had gone forth like
winged thought, to enlighten man
kind; before the Bulletin bulletined
or the Star started or the Advertiser
advertised, the Hilo Advocate was
booming Hilo. The number dis
covered fn J. H. Maby's garret was
issued in July 1880. Its colums
reek with advertisements and
"boom" stuff for Hilo. The July
number was the last, the following
pathetic valedictory appearing from
the pen of the editor, Mr. H. Ste
"And now farewelll our physical
condition renders it necessary that
we should at once resign the editor
ship of this paper and retire to pri
vate life. What small stock of brains
we possessed at the start have all
been consumed in the production of
this number and we arc left a
mental bankrupt. To those of our
friends, who have so kindly ren
dered us assistance in this, our
hour of trial, we return our heart
felt thanks, and will send them a
copy of the Advocate (if we do not
P. S. Suits for libel must be made
in 30 days or else they will be de
The news colums bristle with the
life of the 80s. We make the fol
"Mr. Olsen left town yesterday
for a two weeks stay in Keeau.
"Hilo was treated to a shock of
earth quake on the first.
"Hilo has passed through a po
"Johnny Ki is building a palatial
Mansiou at the upper end of Church
"The Fourth of July celebration
was the best Hilo ever had. Un
der the management of J. H. Maby
the program was a splendid suc
cess. "In a department which the Hilo
papers of to-day might well add to
their prosy columns, it is discovered
that fortifications for Cocoanut Is
land were then in sight. A navy
yard was also, about to be estab
lished and the air was full of big
things. We glean from "The
Answers to Correspondents" col
umn: "To readers Questions to be
answered must be accompanied by
a certificate of good character,
signed by the King.
"Major No, Mr. Bishop is not
a graduate of West Point.
"Anxious Yes, Diamond Head
and Cocoanut Island will be strong
"Kona You'r right; a World's
Fair in Honolulu in 1882 would
develop the resources of the King
"Konihika This gentleman has
10,240 acres of cane laud and he
wants to lease it to the government.
' 'Kau That's the talk.
"Enquirer We suspect the $10,-
000,000 loan originated at Kala
kaua College in the vicinity
Honolulu where political philosiphy
Kino Your reasons for a Mili-
wily auuvmy u.u B, luumum-
cate with Marshal Maker at once.
"Sailor Certainly Hilo will have
a navy yard, it will be the envy of
"Princess Yes, we agree with Chicago have prohibited the use of
you. If we have currency the liquor or tobacco by employes when
King should have charge of the on duty. Practically all the import
printing machine and issue the ant railroads now coucur in this
money at his own discretion, but, prohibition. The Western Electric
if we have a mint, we must have a Company and numerous other great
superintendent. ' business concerns in the West forbid
"Lio Yes, free rum is harmless. ' ot lv the use of liquor, but of
Police make people drunk and quar- j cigarettes, and the habit, now grown
relsome. Let us reform the nolice
and let rum alone."
t.. .,. .i .::.. 1 i.'
in me auvu:.iii,s ..um.ua,
mio uairy sens pure miiK cusio
mers to do their own watering.
Shipman & Eldarts on Bridge
Htrcet advertised fresh butter, fish
J. Smith was the proprietor of
the Hilo Restaurant.
J. Flors another dairy man, sold
two brands, fresh and pure.
J. II. Maby and W. C. Borden
were the merchant princes of thoes
A slate hung up in Johnny Ki's
office was the bulletin board of" the
town. Orders for draying were
left on this slate.
Henry West was then a volcano
guide instead of a statesman.
There is no evidence in this old
copy of the Advocate that Loeben
stien, Little, Sheriff Andrews or
J. U. Smith were any where on
HOAKI) AM) UIKCUIT COURT.
Ksl limit os of Judge Little Are Cut
At Saturday's meeting of the
Board the following communication
was received from Judge Little:
"Gentlemen: I have the honor
to transmit herewith an estimate of
the probable expenses for my Court
for the fiscal year ending February,
"The estimates have been pre
pared in accordance with the ex
penses of former terms of Court, as
appears on record in our Court, and
if you will permit me to say in ex
planation that, should any of these
estimates be too high, of course the
money would remain in the treas
ury unexpended and subject to the
order ol the Board of Supervisors
the same as other funds.
"The experience of Courts is that
you had better make the estimate
high rather than too low, and inas
much as no money can be paid out
of the treasury without a proper
voucher approved by the judge of
the Court, whatever the estimate
may be above what is actually
needed will remain in the treasury.
"I further suggest that our terms
of Court here fluctuate sometimes
we have a very heavy term of Court
and sometimes the term is rather
light, so that it is impossible to
make an estimate that will exactly
meet the demands of the Court.
"Very respectfully submitted,
"GILBERT F. LITTLE,
Accompanying the U-tter were
the following estimates:
February Term $2,000
May Term 2,000
August Term 1,200
November Term 2,000
Interpreters 400 1
Stationary and Incidentals.... 250 '
These were reduced materially
by the Board.
To Ceylon by Hall.
For some years past there has
been a proposal to link the island
of Ceylon to the mainland of India
by a railwify carried across the
coral reef of Adam's bridge and '
the island of Raines waram; and the
project has now been brought with
in view of completion by the report
of a railway commission, which has
just been issued in India, recom
mending the construction of a.
broad-gauge line. Geological evi
dence shows that Ceylon was orig
inally joined to India by a continu-1
ous isthmus, which, according to j
the temple records of Rameswaram, .
was breached by a great storm in '
1480. When the two countries are ,
once more joined together by a
r railway bridge, and continuous in-1
tercourse is established, the present ,
system, which makes Ceylon a j
crown colony, separated from our
Indian empire, will seem more than !
All the railroads that center in
w " " nicrcuiuie extent among
pincc,.o nf the cmntniinitv of
LiasSLb 01 UlL community, Ot
tying the races." Business rea-
1 sons thus nmke necessary the con
trol or avoidance of habits against
Which moral reasons are too often
Do not forget that this year my Hue of
Fine Cut Glass
IS SUPERIOR to any ever shown in
Hilo ... In buying I have selected desira
ble and artistic pieces onl'.
It is unncsessary to remind the public
that my stock of
jewelry and Watches
Is equal to any shown in the Islands.
I can satisfy the highest critics.
Front Street, Hilo
W. T. McflANUS
Has facilities at his stables
He will break and
1 1 3 V .
; f JX ; 1
: : go n ;
!l! 8 iff 3 !
' P fl rX B P'
' g 8- CL - 3 QJ ! I
? 3 r CL.2. f" ,
;3a : I
r 2 o m e n ,
' SJ3 " H w
C r Crq
o tH n '
; p ff
Nolice ol' Dissolution
Notice is hereby uiveu that the co-part-
""ship heretofore existing between II.
j winjlllIU, aml Cecil Itrowu, under the
firm name of II. I. Williams & Co., and
doing business at I'uua, Island of Ha-
wail, or elsewhere, is dissolved from this
Honolulu, December 22, 1902.
9-4t CECIL HROWN.
goods call on
Stables on Pleasant Street
Matson Navigation Go.
The only Direct Line between San Fran
cisco and Hilo, comprising tue
following Fast Sailers
Bark ANNIE JOHNSON
Bark RODERICK DHU
Bark MARION CHILCOTT
Ship FALLS OF CLYDE
Tw; CHAS. COUNSELMAN
nd other Specially Chartered vessels
uiakcs this trip with at least one of these
boatB each mouth, carrying both Freight
For dates of sailing and terms,
Jno. D. Sprecliels & Bros. Go,
327 Market St., San Francisco.
R. T. GUARD, Agent,
...All kinds of...
GOODYEAR RUBBER CO.
R. II. PEASE, President
San Francisco, Cul.
u. s. a. mm,