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THE WEEKLY HILO TRIBUNE, HILO. HAWAII, FRIDAY, MARCH
On Waiaiiuemic Street
for sale at a
The fine residence lot on Waiamienuc Street,
mauka of the Haley Lot, is for sale at
One thousand dollars cash do;u will be re
quired. The balance on time. This lot
has 66 feet frontage on Waianueuuc street
and is 150 feet deep.
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THEN INQUIRE AT
THE TRIBUNE OFFICE
FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS
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ONE POUND TINS
Wc got these very rcusounlile nutl purchasers will do well
to lay in a supply.
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TWO POUND EARTHENWARE POTS
The pots when empty make excellent bean pots.
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IS UK IIKIHJINUl
Curler's Atllludo ns to Comity Oof
"Arc you in sympathy with those
of thu Republican party who would
put county government in the back
ground in the next campaign?"
was asked of Governor Carter this
"That is a question difficult to
answer," replied Mr. Carter; "my
first impulse is to answer, in the
negativ;. Not to evade the ques
tion, but it altogether depends on
what kind of county government is
"Wc do not want to make the
mistake that wc made Inst time:
There is no sense hi repeating the
same mistake: it would be foolish.
"To use 'county government' as
a fetish in the next campaign, with
out first knowing something of the
form of county government desired,
would be like crying for a steam
engine without first making up our
minds whether we wanted a steam
roller, a railroad locomotive or en
gines to equip a steamship.
"J am in favor of county govern
ment, yes; but any form of county
government would have to be much
modified as compared with our lust
attempt, unless we go to Congress.
"I do not stand as opposed to the
principle of county government.
"1 here is a great need of record
ing offices in these Islands. I have
noticed some criticism of affairs on
Reed's Island, Hilo. On the main
land when a man buys a piece of
land he goes to a recording office
the same day, if possible. In Ha
waii a man may buy land in Hilo
mid it may be several weeks before
his deed is recorded in Honolulu.
In the meanwhile there is the
chance of the original owner dis
posing of the property to some one
else. Should such a thinir occur
there would be good ground for
criticism as to the system being lax.
I understand that certain lands on
Reed's Island were found to have
"I am not in favor of opposing
the principle of local representation
if that is what you mean by county
Governor Carter was exceedingly
busy and had but a moment be
tween engagements with various
heads of lennrtmiiit tn rrivn in n
consideration of the question re
corded above. S
FOR THE LAND'S SAKE USE OUR FERTILIZERS
Immediate Dissolution Ma; Not Come
London, March 15. The Gov
ernment was defeated in the House
of Commons today by a vote of 141
to 130, on a motion by Redmond to
reduce the Irish educational esti
mates. The ministry refused to
resign on the showing of the vote
and a second vote was taken. The
Government then had a majority
Loudon, March 16. The failure
of the Government to enrrv the
House on the question of adminis
trative policy in Ireland is admitted
to have weakened it. It is not
thought that immediate dissolution
MULE UN DAVIS.
Exonerate Him on Certain Points
Three Months Suspension.
Honolulu, March 1 6. "Disbar
ment is not called for under the
slhowingvmade in this case and it is
not necessary, under the principles
mentioned above, to blast the pros-
pects of the respondent and neutra
lize his years of preparation by such
sentence. It is sufficient that the
court express by a judgment, not
unreasonably severe, its definite
policy in regard to the responsibility
of its officers. I feel that such an
expression is attained by a sentence
of suspension from practice in the
District court of the United States
for the Territory of Hawaii for a
period of three months and so order.
"SANFORD B. DOLE.
"Judge, U. S. District Court."
The above is the conclusion of
United States Judge Dole's decision
given this morning in the George
A. Davis disbarment case. Judge
Dole discusses the case at great
length in his decision and finds in
favor of Davis on some points which
went against Davis in ; the Terri
torial Supreme court. All the
features of the case are discussed,
including the alleged disqualifica
tions of Justices Frear and Perrv.
After discussing the latter Judge
Although there are authorities
which justify action by a District
Court of the United States to the
extent of disbariug an attorney by
virtue of an order of disbarment
issued from the highest court of the
state in which such district court
is situated, yet under the circum
stances of this case, and the charges
of bias and hostility on the part of
one of the Judges who joined in the
order ol disbarment, I shall base
my decision solely upon the plead
ings and evidence before this court,
eliminating, as far as posible, all
consideration of the fact of the dis
barment proceedings and decision
which have taken place in the
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Baby Foods and
Sulphate of Ammonium
Sulphato of Potash
H. C. Phosphates
Fertilizers for sale in large or small quantities. Fertilise yorrr- lawns with our
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C. M. COOKE, President.
K. F. 11ISHOP, Treasurer.
G. H. ROBERTSON, Auditor
E. I). TENNEY. Vice-President.
J. WATERHOUSE, Secretary.
W. M. ALEXANDER, C. H. ATHERTON
St. Petersburg, March 16. Gen
eral Kuropatkin will reach Mukden
on the 26th.
St. Petersburg, March 16. It is
claimed that the Japanese are using
Port Said, March 15. A Russian
cruiser is here watching for vessels
carrying contraband of war.
Tokio, March 15. It is believed
here that the Russian fleet has left
Port Arthur for Vladivostok.
Chemulpo, March 16. The U.
S. cruiser Cincinnati has brought
twenty-five American refugees from
Yinkow, March 16. It is authen
tically stated that the Russian loss
at the last bombardment of Port
Arthur was 300.
Newchwang, March 16. Gen
eral Kuropatkin has wired General
Stoessel, commander of Port Ar
thur, that he must hold the fortress
with his present garrison.
Seoul, March 16. The Japanese
have ordered the war correspon
dents at Ping Yang and Anjit to
return. This is consideied to fore
shadow mi important movement.
Smith to Leave.
Honolulu, March 18. Walter G.
Smith, editor of the advertiser, will
leave Honolulu in a few months,
severing his connection with the
paper. He is making arrangements
to leave and expects to go back to
the Mainland about next July.
Smith came here about four years
ago to assume editorship of the
morning paper, having been here
in earlier days as a newspaperman.
He is a former city editor and edi
torial writer of the San Francisco
Chronicle and was the paper's war
correspondent during the conflict
between China and Japan and he
will resume some mainland connec
tions. Editor Smith's term in
Honolulu has been one of marked
improvements in his paper as well
as of stirring times generally in
Houolulu. It is not known who
will be his successor.
The Kaiser In Spuln.
Vigo, Spain, March 16, The
Emperor of Germany has arrived
and been welcomed by King Al
fonso. Emperor William has completed
the first stage of his voyage to the
Mediterranean, that from Bremer
haveu, Germany, to Vigo, Spain.
From Vigo he goes to Gibraltar for
a two days' stay, and then proceeds
to Messina, at which'la'tter place he
will join the Imperial yacht Hohen
zollern and take a leisurely four
weeks' cruise as far east as Athens,
but not to Constantinople, return
ing to Naples from which point he
will proceed overland to Berlin.
Kohaln Ranch Coinpuuv.
Honolulu, March 18. The Ko
hala Ranch -Co., has been incor
porated by the members of the
Woods family, with a capital of $50,
000, of which $,48,000 is represented
by property in possession. Officers
to hold until the 1905 annual1 meet
ing are: Palmer P. Woody., presi
dent; Isabella Woods, first vice
president; James Frank Woods
second vice president; Mabel R.
Woods, 'secretary; Samuel P.
Woods, treasurer; Howard Bryant,
Uorernment Warrant Dishonored
When Presented for Tuxes.
Honolultf, March 18. Treasurer
Kepoikai is the author of 11 new
order in the tax office by virtue of
which the Government is refusing
to take its own paper as payment
for taxes. Assessor Holt is under
orders not to receive registered war
rants of the Government for taxes,
putting the Government in the posi
tion of refusing to accept its own
legally drawn drafts on the treasury,
which it at the same time hopes to
have the banks take.
There is considerable kicking
generally among financial men over
the handling of the warrant ques
tion, which is declared to have been
illegal, and the refusal to take war
rants at the tax office adds a new
source of complaint. It is claimed
that the order system of discrimi
nating in favor of one class of war
rants at the treasury office is with
out any legal authority. The law
says that warfSnts which the treas
ury is unable to pay shall be regis
tered as they come in and paid in
turn by number, as nearly as possi
ble. Instead of following this plan
the Treasurer has been reuisterhikr
all the current expense warrants,
whether he had money or not, and
paying salary and payroll warrants.
"The banks will not be rcadv lo
take warrants," said one of those
who are taking up the matter, "un
til they know that the treasury de
partment is going to follow the law.
If that is done the bankers will
know where they stand and can fig
ure on a definite basis."
The order to Tax Assessor Holt.
directing him not to receive war
rants in payment of taxes, went
into effect March 1 .11 d nrlrlc .
other peculiarity to the financial sit
uation. Owing to the fact that all
warrants except for salaries n.ul
payrolls had been ordered registered,
said the Treasurer, none but salary
and pay roll warrants should be
taken for taxes.
This leaves the taxpayer without
any chance at all to use warrants
for what the Government owes him
in paying taxes. The only war
rants which anyone would want to
use that way are those which are
being registered. Others are the
same as cash.
The tax office up to the time of
Kepoikai's order was taking regis
tered warrants as cash from holders.
Anyone who owed the Government
money for taxes could make good
by using what the Government
owed htm, if anything. Now this
is stopped. If the Government
owes John Smith $100 it gives him
a warrant, registers the warraut and
leaves him to whistle for cash.
Then it demands that he nav anv
taxes he may owe in spot cash, or
else suffer the severe penalties which
the tax law imposes on delinquents.
It is a great skin game in the
eyes of the sufferers and is one of
the unpleasant features of the pres
The law on the subject of regis
tering warrants does not allow any
discrimination, it is clnimed, but re
quires that all shall be paid as pre
sented as long as there is cash on
hand. The Audit Act has the fol
lowing on the subject:
"Section 26. Every lawful de
mand upon the Treasury, duly au
dited as hereinbefore provided, shall
in all cases be paid upon the date
authorized by the Minister f T?i.
nntiro ntnl ntifVioA.! ,lin.. :r .1
, 1 . l ,K,CU" " mere,
be sufficient fund nt tlmt ti,.m ; I
the Treasury applicable to the pay v
ment 01 suca demand; and upon iHMUn I 1 I 1 J fj I
payment all warrants shall In. ..n, 1. - -",VlLlJLli'.,,
celled and proper entrv be nmrfo 1?a Clo, .1
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Hilo Electric Light Co., Ltd.
Houses Wired and
In Accordance with the rule,, of thr v..
tional Hoard of Fire Underwriters.
A complef stock of
Fixtures, Shades. Table, lied and Desk
Lampi, etc., always on hand.
Fan Motors . . . $15
Fan IVIotor8, swivel frame, 8
Sowing Machine Motor 20
Power for operating them ? 1 a month
Installation charged extra.
16 C.-P. Lamps, 26c Each,
Cash, at tho Works.
Estimates furnished on all class? Ai
Electrical Work and Contracts taken to
install apparatus complete.
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and OTHER ISLAND FRUITS
Subscribe for the Tribunr
Island subscription $2.50 a year.
thereof, but if there be tint suffininnf
moneys so applicable then such war-1
raut shall be registered in a book !
kept for that purpose by the Minis
ter of Finance. I
"Section 27. Warrants shall be
paid by the Minister of Finance as I
far as practicable in thr nnir f!
their number and date of issue, and j
whenever in his judgment there are j
sufficient funds in the Treasury he
shall issue a call for outstanding!
registered warrants in the order of
their uumberine and date of issm
Such call shall be made by publica
tion for one week in two or more
daily newspapers in Honolulu mil,.
lished in the English and Hawaiian
languages, and interest shall cease
upon all such called warrants ten
days after the publication of the
Call at Tribune Office