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HAWAII, FRIDAY, MARCH n, !94
FIRST BANK OF HILO
Incorporated Under the l,nw (if the
Territory of Hawaii.
PEACOCK BLOCK, HILO.
V, P1CK - ...Presliletit.
C C. KJNNIIY Vlce-l'ren.
JOHN T. MOIK..1111I Vlce-1're.
C. A. STOMlt Cnhler.
TIIOS. C. KIIH1WAY, Secretary.
1. . Cnnarlo, John J. Ornce,
V. S. Lymniii
II. V. fatten,
Draw Kxchonije on
The Bank of Hawaii, Ltd Honolulu
Wells, Fargo & Co. Bntik...San Francisco
Wells. Forgo & Co's Hank New York
The National Hank of the lie-) CltlcaKo
Glynn, Mills, Currie & Co London
HonKkoiiK-ShntiKh.nl Hunk- (Hongkong.
iiiK Corporation J China.
HoiiKkonK-ShatiKhal Hank- Shanghai,
Inn Corporation f China.
Rented by the Month ot Year. Par'
ticnlars on Application.
We have added a Starr
Oval and Circle Machine
to our Framing Depart
ment ... Over one hundred
styles of Moulding con
stant!' carried in stocky
Wall, Nichols Co.
LARGEST STOCK IN HILO AND
EVERY PATTERN NEW.
FRONT STREET STORES
Composing' House Furnishings of
every description on sale in the
KING STREET WAREROOMS.
These articles have been carefully
selected and are offered AT LOW
G. W. L0GKIN6T0H
FRONT STREET, - HILO, HAWAII
Matson Navigation Go.
The only Direct Line between San Fran
cisco and Hito, Comprising the
following Fast Sailers
HILO MARKET GO.,
Telephone No. 39.
Bridok St. - Hilo, H.I
Pacific Heat Market
Front St., Hilo, H. I '
Bark ANNIE JOHNSON
Bark RODERICK DHU
Bark MARION CHILCOTT
Ship FALLS OF CLYDE
Tue CHAS. COUNSELMAN
Mid other Specially Chartered vessels
makes this trip with at least one of these
boats each month, carrying both Freight
For dates of sailing and terms,
J no. D. Sprecbels & Bros. Co,
327 Market St., San Francisco.
R. T. GUARD, Agent,
Choice Cuts of
POULTRY of all Kinds
FRESH ISLAND BUTTER
W " W
w " C f 2 n- .a
l pt! PJ 7
-vv ill stop it.
'.'PILO" eradicates dandruff,
stops falling of the hair and
keeps the- hair and scalp in a
$1.00 Per Bottle.
S The Owl Drug Co., Ltd.
Makes Finest Bread.
Fresh Rolls and Buns
always on hand : : :
Ice Cream for families
Redding and Party Cahes a
Wilder's Steamship Go.
Change in Sailing Time of
ROBERT INNES LILLIE
Exporter of Island Produce.
Hooks Kept and Audited.
Room 1, Spreckels' Illock, - Hilo
From the Coast.
Commencing FEBRUARY 5U1, 1904, the
Steamer "MAUI," Dennett, Master, will
sail from HONOLULU at 5 P- ni.
v LAUPAHOEHOfi and
With Mail and Passengers.
(loTcrnor Mar Colt Legislature
Honolulu, March 2. Governor
Carter conferred with representative
bankers in the Capitol this morning
on the financial situation of the
The baukers expressed it as their
opinion that it would be unwise to
assist the Government in the way
of a loan until the Supreme Court
had rendered a decision in the
matter of the appropriations test
case, now pending. They want to
know where the Territory stands,
financially, before lending money.
In the matter of registered war
rants, the bankers feel that unless
the Government can assure them
when the cash therefor will be forth
coming, they must handle them in
no way other than to take them for
Governor Carter, after the confer
ence, had the following to say:
"The whole trouble is that this
Government is now running along
with the same expenses that existed
before annexation, when the coun
try's revenue was far greater than
it is now and when times were
"Our revenues, since annexation,
have been cutldown and the only
thing to do is to cut down our ex
"It is a matter for the public
for the tax-payers to decide.
"If we want to continue on with
our present high expenses, we must
be willing to pay higher taxes. If
we don't want to stand for increase
in taxes, then we have to cut down
salaries all' along the line, diminish
forces and do away with numerous
unnecessary items of expense.
"The Government is today pay
ing better salaries in many instances
than are paid by mercantile firms.
'The Territory is now in a serious
financial difficulty. We have not
the money to carry on the expenses
of the Government.
"We must cut and cut hard.
"I am considering the calling of
the Legislature together. I do uot
say that the Legislature will be
called, but I am considering the
matter. I want to hear suggestions
on this subject.
"Of course there will no doubt be
many loud and strenuous objections
to calling a special session of the
'Legislature, but it seems to me that
this is what the Legislature is for.
We must leave matters of this kindj
in the hands of the Legislature.
"It is a mistake to insist that
thtfre will be no good accomplished
by the calling of the Legislature.
"How will we ever attain to
Statehood unless we can settle these
matters as they should be settled?
"Of course nothing will now be
done until we hear the Supreme
"We must'be guided by law in
affairs of such importance. The
baukers won't act until they are
satisfied as to the law of the cir
cumstances. "Some people seemed inclined to
pass the whole problem up to the
Governor to settle out of hand.
This is not a matter for the Governor
to decide alone; it is for the people
to decide. The general public is
just as much interested in the finan
cial situati6n as I am.
"I cannot go home and pray for
guidance to do the right thing and
then go out and determine things
as I think best. I must be guided
by the law.
"If I thought that by borrowing
money now we could assure the
employes and those who do work
for the Government of receiving the
full remuneration allowed them,
without having to defer payment,
I would heartily favor borrowing
all we could; but if we do borrow
we have no assurance that the Gov
ernment can even then continue to
pay out at the present rate of ex
penditure, we would have to defer
salary payments sootier or later.
"I presented the facts of the
situation to the bankers this morn
ing." The Governor then referred to
figures be had noted, showing that
the total authorized expenditure
for the eighteen months coramenc-
incr with this vear. on the basis of
$4,609,030, as against nn estimated
income fur the- same period of but
"This means," said Mr. Carter,
"that over one and a half millions
of dollars must be cut out.'
"1 have gone through theeightecu
months' bill, cutting out expenses
which I might say to be unneces
sary. Take the $150,000 for the
harbor, for example, the $15,000
for the remodeling of the Judiciary
building, and the $30,000 for the
exhibit at St. Louis. These are
items without which the public can
get along without any actual hard
ship. "There are many other similar
items that can be done away with.
"About $'300,000 can be' cut out
in this way. Then I think that
perhaps $250,000. can be taken out
of the Public Works appropriations.
"It is my suggestion that Gov
ernment salaries be cut twenty per
cent all around. The heads of the
various department! have signified
their willingness to acc;pt this cut
and I am willing to give twenty per
cent of my salary along with the
rest. A cut of twenty per cent in
all salaries will mean cutting out
$425,000; so we have figured on
cutting out $975,000, but are still
short over $570,000.
"It is a question whether Gov
ernment employes arc willing to
accept this twenty per cent cut.
But, according to the prospect,
they will have to accept the cut or
run the chance of not getting their
money until long after due."
"It might be the best thing to
call the Legislature together to
reorganize the salary lists to meet
our income. The only other way
to solve the problem would be to
raise the taxes.
"There are many items of ex
pense in regard to wlucli new con
ditions, since annexation, make it
doubtful if it is wise to proceed with
them 011 the list of expenditures.
"Subsidies, for example, and
Government physicians, and many
vPiuuo Club Recital.
The Piano Club held it's March
meeting at the home of Mrs. Elliot.
The following program was ren
dered: Danse Hougroisc Loeschhorn
Miss Severance and Miss M. F. Potter
Miss Sarah Lyman
Two Larks Leschctisky
Gipsy Ronds Haydn
Woodland Scenes To a Wild Rose, At
the Trysting Place, From an Indian
Hustle of Spring Siudiug
not forget that this year lny line of
Fine Cut Glass
IS SUPERIOR to any ever shown in
Hilo ... In buying I have selected desira
ble and artistic pieces only.
It is unnesessary 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. , i','
For elegant goods call on
J. D. Kennedy
Front Street, Hilo
HILO MERCANTILE CO,
the six and eighteen months' bills
AViMer'S StCaillSlllp CO. combined, six months' bill items
8.3111 1 being muliplied by three, was
OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS
Port Costa Flour
Colden Gate Cement
" Keen Kutter." Knives and Hoes
Pioneer Varnish Works
Peninsular Stove Co.
Guilty of Polygamy,
Washington, March 3. In his
examination today before the Sen
ate committee which is investigating
the case of Senator Reed Smoot,
President Smith of the Mormon
Church admitted that he had him
self been guilty of violating the
national laws against polygamy.
Smith is the head of the Mormon
Church and in his testimony yester
day stated that he still believed in
polygamy. The committee is in
vestigating charges that Smoot is
similarly guilty and unfit to be a
United States Senator
Seoul, March 3. -The Russians
are fortifying Aiming.
San Francisco, March 3. George
M. Finney, a broker, failed today
with liabilities of $8o,ooo.
Paris, March 3. The Court of
Cessation is now considering the
appeal of Dreyfus to have his case
Washington, March 3. W. J.
O'Brien, a crank, made a savage
attack on Members of the War De
partment here today. He shot one
of the messentrers and several others.
tst.. r l. ;.,;,.r,l nona ,rn , Steamers ot ttie auove line ruuniug 111 connccuou wiwi wic lauamau racmc an
None of the injured people were ..,. .c nd Sv(l neVi N. s. w nd calli nitat Vlctorl ..B. C ..Honolulu.
O'Brien was arrested. ) Suva and Ilrisbaue, Q.; are dUO at Honolulu on or about the dates below
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Washington, March 3. R. M.
Hardin has been ordered to open a
government meteorological station
in Honolulu and substations or ob
servatories throughout the Islands.
He will furnish the government
with complete information as to the
climate, crops and other conditions
throughout the Islands.
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