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Uir,0 TRIllta, HILO,
,7). ... i i i i i.
JUNii J, I904,
FIRST BANK OF HILO!
Incorporated Under the Laws "f the
Territory of Hawaii.
CAPITAL, f 100,000.
PEACOCK Ill.UCK, HILO.
I'. I'HCK I'toMml.
C. C. KH.VNHDV . ..Vlci-I'IM.
JOHN T. MOIK..anit VIce-l'tM.
C. A. HTOIIIU Caliler.
THUS. C. IUIIOWAY, St-crctnry.
I. .Caiintlo, Julm J.Orace,
'. S. r.ynmn,
II. V. ratten,
IJruw 12xcliune on
The Hunk of Hawaii, Ltd Honolulu
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public .! I
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to it 1M.
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following Post Sailers
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makes this trip with nt least one of these
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Por dates of sailing and terms,
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it. T. GUARD, Agent,
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Onions and All Kinds of Nuts.
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i-iMi-rvi. a ai'tuiAU i t
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Ponohawni and Volcano Sto
TItH DEAD IIOXOUKII.
1'iilflotlc Kxrrrlseii Held nl Until
Dcsnite n steady downpour of
rain a fairly representative audience
gathered nt Haili Church Monday
altcruoon nt 2 o'clock to listen to
the addresses of orators and to
join in the services of respect to the
departed army of soldiets who gave
up their lives for ther country's
cause. The front pew of the
church held the handful of veterans,
the survivors of the great struggle
residing in Hilo, whose uumhers
diminish as the flight of time takes
another from their ranks. Com
rade A. Uichley presided, and after
a patriotic selection by the Hilo
Hand, Rev. Curtis Shields opened
the meeting with prayer. Mrs. J.
T. Lewis sang admirably a solo,
"Now 1 lay Me Down in Peace,"
which was followed by some re
miniscent remarks by A. Richley
on "llie cause audits Memories,
which bristled' with anecdotes of
the war and personal accounts of
engagements in which the speaker
had taken an active part. Hon.
C. M.LeHlond delivered theoratiou
of the day and by his parotic
utterances touched a tet der chord
in the hearts "of his heaters, bring
ing a tear to many and a smile to
dispel the sadness the next moment.
His address was heard with perfect
quiet and when he closed his re
marks, the speikersat down amid
Company D Quartette rendered
several choruses, and in he absence
of Miss Florence Hill, who was on
the program for a solo, were assist
ed by Private Otis English, who
sang in .splendid voice. Miss F.
Potter read "Lincoln's Address at
Gettysburg" in a cleir voice and
H. 1?. Kelsey gave a poem on
"Memorial Day" in an eloquent
and impressive manner. Upon
closing the exercises, owing to the
continued inclemency of the
weather, the ritual work of the G.
A. U. at the cemetary was aban
doned. Company D, however
undertook thedecoration ofsoldiers'
graves, and as a mark of respect
, fired salutes and sounded taps over
, the graves of the late Private
I Hapai and Lieut. R. II. Reid,
former surgeon of the company.
j Comrade Richley's remark's in
1 "Members of the Grand Army of
'the Republic aud fellow citizens:
j "We are here today in a period
1 of profound peace to commemorate
the great sacrifice, which has paid
abundantly for the untold cost, be
; cause we are one, as we never
could have been before the war.
We were one during the Revolu
tion, and those from all sections of
the country vied with each other
devotion , to the republic. )
were one in 181 2 when there was
, a great-coming together from all
parts of the Union. But in 1861
! there werj types of civilization
I existing side by side, and at last
1 they reached a point where it had
to be decided which was to be the
... P., ,. n. .
: life of the nation. The years have
gone, and we have been drawn to-
gether until we are now the most
united nation on the face of the
earth. No monarch could go into!
every nook and corner of his realm
as President Roosevelt has done
aiui receive everywhere the highest
token of esteem which can be heap-
ed upon any man. It was not so '
"Labor to-day owes a great deal
to the soldiers who fought forty
one years ago. What would be
the condition of labor if one-half of
the laborers were slaves? Labor
never was really free until the
blood of the soldiers made it free
iiietiieorywasiuai capital must
own labor, not hire it a theory
that has finally been thrown out
of the republic
1 "Another of the great results
, the war is our altered attitude to
wards other nations. No other
nations voice is listened to so 1 Bmcr hulg t,)e rcbel Mmnr(mi to
'quickly in all places of the world the same flag stafl) from which he
as that of the United States. Ijhad take, ti,e "uulon colors, and
, will refer briefly to the terrible four
years of that struggle, when
I ... I- t . 1
'sacrincc oi man oegaii aim wneu
the sacrifice of woman began also.
The women were not cowards in
those days nor are they now.
Those were terrjble years. May we
r III... ,!....
They cost the United States over,
..uuu.uuinmMM.n u .U, ,
,,. ,..,.. ..1..1..1...W1I...1 ... CU I
000.000,000. You and I and all I
loyal Americans have therefore j
been bought at a great price. Not!
only by the pi ice of those who were
slain, but by the loss of the untold
thousands whose lives were blight
ed. No man can compute the
greatness of that sacrifice. Did it
"At 4:30 a. 111., April 12, 1861,
I the first shot was fired in opening
the most cruel and bloody wnr of
that neriod. The first nun fired at
Fort Sumter, ns some of those pres- j
ent well know, was fired by Captain I
George S. James.
"After the firing of the first gun
upon Fort Sumter the two sides'
were equally active in marshaling j
their forces on a line of battle along i
the border States from the Atlantic
coast of Virginia 111 tho cast to
Kansas in the west. Many of the
earlier collisions along this line
were due rather to special causes or
local feeling than to general mili -
"The Southerners, having left
the Union and set up the Confed-
eracy upon the principal of Slate j
nglits, 111 violation ot tliat pnncipil,
invaded the State of Kentucky in
..::.. I, ...,i
of armed neutrality. That made
Kentucky a field of early hostilities I
never sec lour more iikc mum.
and helped to anchor her to the j&oiuiers, u u nau not 1911 mr you
union. It is a well known fact that we would not have a Roosevelt or
the greatest blow that caused our 'had a McKinley. Our flag today is
martyred President the most sorrow I glorious, aud you helped to con
duriiii! the early days of the war struct the flagstaff which made it
was the defeat of the union forces
at Bull Run.
"The defeated troops commenced
pouring into Washington over the
Long Bridge at daylight on Mon-1
day, the 22d day of July, iSfii,
through a drizzling rain. The
Saturday and Sunday of the battle
(20th, 2 1st) had been parched and
hot to an extreme the dust, the
grime and smoke in layers, sweated
in, followed by other layers again
sweated iu, all absorbed by those
excited souls. Their clothes were
all saturated vith the clay powder
filling the air, which was stiired up
everywhere on the dry roads and
fields by the regiments of swarming
wagons, men and artillery. All
these men with this coat of murk
and sweat and rainiow recoiling
back, poured over the Long Bridge
a horrible march of twenty miles,
returning to Washington baffled,
humiliated and panic struck. Where
are your banner where yourbands
of music? Where are the vaunts
and the proud boasts with which
you went forth? And where your
ropes with which to bring back
your prisoners? Well, there isn't a
band playing aud there isrl't a flag
but clings ashamed and lank to its
"But the hour, the day, a night
like that can never again return.
The President, recovering himself,
begins that very night. He sternly
but rapidly set about the task of
reorganixing his forces and placing
himself in position for future and
surer work. If there were nothing
else about Abraham Lincoln for
history to stamp him with it is
enough to send him with his wreath
to the memory of all future time
that he endured that hour, that
day, bitterer than gall indeed a
crucifixion day; that it did not
conquer him, but that he iinflinch-
jngiy stemmed it and resolved to
1 lift himself and the Union out of it.
It is a welj.kll0WII fact that
, Capt H w Mo,s of lhe Pelsa.
.,. ...... .. ,. abreast the
, United States m nt at New Orleans,
. hoisted the flair on that buildiiK'. it
being Uniled States property. This
! was done, but it was up only a
short time wlie a ,, ,mmed
; Mumford lmuled it down. The
flag WM sdzed by the ,l0W,ng lnob
I which paraded through the streets
t.iitli fi(V fiwl rlriitn until tlw.tf rrtnnli-
1 ed the city hall, where it was des
troyed. General Benjamin F.
whatever may be said by his enemies,
Gen. Butler made New Orleans
,imv fo .,. Sfnr .... Strines of .
I United States.
'In closing let me call your
attention to the leaders whom you '
A.ll 11.. .1.-1.1. I... tM ..
lumnvtu m mm Mruggic; 0111:1 man,
it his Way to the sea as a
goes through stubble; the :
fcv i....,..h.. .,....,.v., ""-,,,
dashing of Sheridan, rushing l
victory on his impetuous steed. We 1
see Meade on the field of Gettys-
'burg and the visage of Logan comes
before us. To our lips rises t)c! uwnnmic iRra hh m- .an...
, ', The money from the bank, the'
nntnjof him who had the courage ( cropSi ,Iorw8 cattle, slicep and hogs
of Napoleon and the genius ofWere all turned into luxuries of
Ciesar, thr greatest military figure food and clothing for wo'inded and
on the canvas of the nineteenth ,lyI"B soldiers. In 165 but tv oof ,
.... 1 r . t these ten heroes rctuniru home one,
iciiiiiiy uvi.viui vjiiiiu. 1 mum
speak of another type of soldier a
tyie represented here today by the
volunteer and the militia. This
country has been saved more than
once by the volunteer. He rose up
at Lexington and blazed away nt I
the foe. In the civil war he heard r
the summons of his con try, kissed '
his wife and baby, and turned his
face to the battlefields of the south,
All hallowed be the graves of the
nation s volunteers! We have come
i together today to pay our tribute
with flowers, with music and with
speech, but we can best pay our
1 tribute to the Gi and Army of the
' Republic by sustaining in our daily
'lives the cause for which they
fought, by acting justly and by
cultivating civic vittues. The spirit
j"' vicnc.u. puinuusiu is uviug
(still. Washington was the creator
1 of llir rrmililirv T.itirnln U dp-
fender, McKinlcy ,the expander,
mid Roosevelt its interpreter.
possible for the banner of our coun
try to flost high. To perpetuate
what you accomplished in war it is
our duty in peace to learn and
practice civic virtues, to lead our
children to the altars of the Repub
' n ntirJ tn tnnrli tlmm flip Inccmic
of American patriotism."
Mr. LeBlond's address was as
"Our meeting at,Hilo is like unto
other meetings this day held in
every city, and in almost every
village and hamlet, from the broad
Atlantic to the great Pacific, from
the Great Lakes to the Gulf of
Mexico. A meeting of the loyal
sons and daughters of a great
nation, not for the celebration of a
victory, not in sorrow, but in joy,
to pay a tribute of love, a tribute of
respect, and a tribute of honor to
our little bandjof living heroes and
our nation's million dead. t
"A lasting heartfelt tribute to
those millions of men who left hun
dreds of thousands of pleasant fire
sides, separating from homes, wives
and children, sacrificing everything
that man holds most sacred and
most dear, contributing hundreds
of millions of 'money from the 23
loyal states of the union.
"Who asked of all the great sacri
fice how much was contributed by
democrats? How much by repub
licans? How much by independents?
No one dared as all was freely and
fully given, without question, with
out price, for the common cause of
Union and Liberty. No man spoke,
no man acted', but for the vindica
tion, of an outraged government.
"Upon the construction of the con
stitution in relation to states' rights;
there was no question among the
different political parties of the
loyal North. No other than the
people ot America, wnere every
woman is a queen and every man a
sovereign, could the political and per -
sonnl animosities have been so com -
plctcly buried. As tor instance: 1111-
mediately after the firing upon Iort
mt,r t1,f T iniiirnrtf..l nniinlna
who had been defeated by that most
perfect American Abraham Lin
coln, lor the proudest and most
honored position known to the
civilized world, the Presidency of
the United States, went to Mr
Lincoln and placed himself and his
wealth at the service of the Presi
dent in any manner that the latter
saw proper to use for the
preservation of the Union. The
same heroic Douglas, who a short
time thereafter with his last breath,
showed the devotion to Union iu
sending his last message, said,
'Tell my children to stand by the
Constitution and law,' Thus we
see the patriotism of statesmen. Let
us look for a moment at the other
end of our line of patriots.
"In the Fast there lived a family
of father, mother, nine sous aud one
daughter, rich in this world's
goods. At the first call for volun
teers, the father Tiud five sons sub
scribed their names on the roll of
the same company. At the second
call, three more sons stepped for
ward for their country. At the
third call the mother and daughter
brought the youngest sou who was
years of ncc and the gray
haired old mother stepped up to the
recruiting officer and said, 'Captain,
j- ,,. 1c. ,,. ,,.,. ,.,c
him take him, he is n good'boy, he
will fight well for he will fight for
right. Sis and 1 will run the farm.'
"She and lur daughter went home
had lost an arm, the other a leg. ,
This grand old woman' threw her ;
arms around their necks aud cried,
'God bless my sons. God has
saved our union. The Lord hath '
given, the Lord hath taken away.
Blessed be the name of the Lord.' ,
t lie: sacrifice had pioved more than
her grand old heart could stand,'
she smilingly passed beyond, calling
down blessings upon all who con
tributed to the great cause." Upon
her burial day people came fioni a
hundred miles around to pay tri
bute to the ashes of this grand old
"In the little village cemetary
where she lived there arc the graves
of sixteen soldiers, but by common
consent the fust grave decorated
with the finest flowers and most
beautiful banner is the grave of
"For years the courts could not
settle the great question of states
rights, but that question, ns well as
slavery lias been for all tune deter-
beyond any court ol
ecisiou sealed with the
"That decision has cemented all
differences of opinion upon these
questions aud bound together iu
bonds of brotherhood eighty-five
millions of free men, with a union
that is forever indissoluble1. -That
decision has placed that glorious
flag in the firmament of nations in
such a -conspicuous place, that
wherever iu the civilized world
liberty is attacked the suffering
jieople send up a cry for help to
mat nag, wuicu is 111c cmoiem aim
shield of a great nation's honor.
That flan whose mast is planted iu
the sub-soil of liberty, freedom and
union, whose stars and stripes are
waving iu the atmosphere of con
stant vigil for right, has become so
strong in the representation of
good, that n conspiracy between
the oppressors of the world, and all
the souls of he d d shall not pre
vail against it."
Mr. LeBlond closed his remarks
with reciting Will Carlton's beau
tiful poem, "Our Army- of the
OUR ARMV OP THU DP.AD.
lly the edge of the Atlantic, where the
waves of Preedoni roar,
And the breezes of the ocean chant a
requiem to the shore,
On the Nution's eastern hill-tops, where
its cornerstone laid,
On the mountiinsofNewUngland, where
our fathers toiled and prayed
Mid old Key-stone's rugged riches, which
the miner's hand await,
Mid the never ceasing commerce of the
busy Ktnpirc State,
With the country's love and honor on
each brave, devoted head,
Is n band of uoblc heroes is out Army
of the Dead.
On the lake-encircled homestead of the
On the beauteous Western prairies, with
their carpeting of green,
By the sweeping Mississippi, long our
country's pride and boast,
On the rugged Hocky Mountains, and
the weird Pacific coast,
In the listless, sunt- Southland, with its
blossoms aud its vines,
On the bracing Northern hill-tops, and
amid their murmuring pines
Over all our happy country, over all our
I a baud of noble heroes is our Army
of the Dead.
Not with musket, aud with sabre,
with glad heart beating fast;
Not with cannon that had thundered till
1 the bloody war was past;
t iV-t itiitli tfi-ifmi flint nrn uliriit I i uir tuillt 1
' . ., ,"....., ... . h
1 llw villi nf virmrv'H nnliv
Not with armor gaily f" '"i:. '
with flags that proudly float;
I Not with air of martial vigor, nor with
steady, soldier tramp,
Come they grandly marching to
the boys are all iu camp.
Willi forgetfuluess upon it each
his earthly bed,
Wailing for his marching orders-
Army ol the Dead.
Past asleep the boys are lying, iu their
low and narrow tents,
Aud no battle-cry can wake them, aud no
orders call tli'iin hence;
And the yearnings of the mother, aud the
anguish of the wife,
Cannot with their magic presence call
the soldier back to life:
And the brother's manly sorrow, and the
father' mournful pride,
Cannot give back to his country him who
for his country died.
They who for the trembling Nation in its
liout of trial bled,
Lie, iu these its years of triumph, with
our Army of the Dead. i
When the years'of P.arth are over, and
the cares of Karth are done,
When llie. reign of Time is ended, and
When the thunders oi Oiuniscicitce on
our wakened senses roll.
And the sky above shall wither, and be
gathered like use. oil; ,
When, among the lofty mountains, and
across the mighty sea,
The sublime celestial bugler shall ring
out the reveille,
Then shall march with brightest laurels,
mid. with proud, victorious tread,
To their station up iu heaven, our Ginud
Army of the Dead I
When tho Mood l. pnro and thu
howuls nro regular, tlii-ro need ho but
llltltj fear of sIckiiuss. Keep two grand
iinnliciiitis In thu house; anil use I hum
when you llrst begin to feel .mtirly.
KiTovi-rv uill bo pttimpl, and &01 lulls
If W 2w 1
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I wmilil I'l-iK'iiri' Aut'k KiriurllU ainl
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itrcMu-llit'ii m illcf'tlonj wlille tint illU
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Change iu Sailing Time of
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Commencing PKlfRUARY 5th, 1904, the
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With Mail aud Passengers.
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I will be responsible for anv debts con
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Hilo, April t6, 1901, 24-