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THK WKKKLY HILO TRIHUNK, llll.O. HAWAII, TUKSDAY, NOVKMBER 29, 1904.
MATSON NAVIGATION GO.
S. S. ENTERPRISE
llll.O MllltAllY ASSOCIATION.
Juno 19, '04 .
July 23, '04 I
Aug. 2G, '04
Sopt. 20, 04
Nov. 2, '04
Doc. 0, 04
July G, '04
Aug. 9, '04
Sopt. 12, '04
Oct; 16, '04
Nov. 2G, '04
Doc. 23, '04
R. T. GUARD, Agent.
Hilo Railroad Co.
Short Route to Volcano
In effect July t, 1904.
I'lissetiKer Trains, Hxcept Suiulny.
WANTS WHII'IMNO I'OST.
,. I'ernilalo .
p.m. I SUNDAY:
3:00 Iv Ililo nr
3:30 nr Kenan ar
3:45 nr... Kermlale ...ar
4:00 tir-Moitut. "w..ar
ill a ar... lIcnwoml...lv
A.M. I P.M.
1 0140I 540
The trains of this Company between
Ililo mill Puna will be run as follows:
Leave Ililo Station, by way of Rail
road Wharf, for Olaa anil Puna, uikiii the
arrival of the Steamship Kinau, rutininjr
through to Puna ami flopping at Pahoa
both going anil returning.
A.M. FRIDAY: a.m.
6:00 Iv Ililo ar 9:45
ar.R. R. Wharf.ar 9:35
G:ao ar...O!aa Mill. ..ar ...:.... 9:10
a'r..Pahoa Junc.ar 840
ar Pahoa ar 8:15
ar..Pahoa Juticnr. 7M5
7:00 ar Puna Iv 7:15
a.m SUNDAY: p.m.
9:00 Iv Ililo ar 4:50
9:20 ir...01aa Mill...nr 4:30
10:05 .ir..Puhoa June 4:00
10:25 ar Pahoa ar 3:40
1045 ar..Puhoa Junc.ar 3.ao
11:05 ar Puna Iv 3:00
Kxcursiou tickets between all points
are solil on Saturdays and Sundays, good
returning, until the following Monday
Commutation tickets, uood for twenty
five rides between any two points, and
thousand mile tickets are sold at very
D. K. MKTZGER,
Ililo Electric Light Co., Ltd.
Houses Wired and
In accordance with the rules of the Na
tional Hoard of I'irc Underwriters.
A complete stock of
Fixtures, Shades, Table, lied and Desk
Lamps, etc., always on hand.
Fan Motors . . . $15
Fan Motors, swivel frame 18
Sowing Machine Motor 20
Power for operating them f I a mouth
Installation charged extra.
Estimates furnished on all classes ol
F.lectrical Work and Contracts taken to
install apparatus complete.
AOICNT INTJUMSLANI) TV.UV.
GRAPH CO., HILO.
FOR RATKS, HLANKS, F.TC.
E. E. RICHARDS
Hold Annual Merlin and Klrrt Olll
cers for (!oiiiIiik Venr.
There was a fairly large attend
ance of subscribers ami members of
the Ililo Library and Reading Room
Association Saturday evening in the
library parlors to hear the reports
of the officers for the past year and
to elect new officers for the ensuing
President Mrs. I,. Severance
called the meeting to order and
Secretary W. II. Smith read the
minutes of the last annual meeting
which occurred November ist,
1902. The annual meeting last
year had been omitted, so that the
reports of officers covered a period
of two years. Treasurer L. Sever
ance showed the financial standing
of the institution to be cash on
hand, $66.75. T"c receipts for the
year ending November, 1904, in
cluding subscriptions, transient and
otherwise, amounted to $793.12.
Out of this amount there had been
expended for librarians, $475; jan
itor, $24; books, $50; periodicals,
$74.65; insurance, $36; electric
lights and incidentals, $67.10, leav
ing a balance on hand of $66.75.
The average monthly subscriptions
from readers and patrons of the
library was $25, which it was shown
was insufficient to meet the running
expenses of the Association.
Mrs. N. E. Tracy, who is tempo
rary librarian, made an interesting
report. The annual subscribers
number 50, the transients 46, and
the circulation ot volumes, 1,500
during the past five months.
Thirty-three books were purchased,
and 35 books were presented by
different donors. The average daily
attendance was 25, the largest at
tendance was 37 and the smallest 4,
which occurred one Sunday after
noon. There are seventeen out-of-town
subscribers, who receive books
delivered to them promptly and
without charge by the courtesy of
the Volcano Stables.
Mrs. L. Severance, then briefly
referred to the work of the past
year aud the usefulness of the
library in the community. Her re
marks are in part as follows:
"We come to the close of the
year 1904 with a feeling of regret,
for it has not been a prosperous
year for our library. The spirit of
retrenchment has been abroad in
the laud aud has struck our institu
tion. Money has been scarce and
we have been tottering on the verge
of bankruptcy. We have been
obliged to close our doors in the
morning aud have not been able to
meet the demand for new books
"We were also called upon to
part with our librarian, one who
had served us for years with a
wholehearted consecration to the
work that stye loved. She ex
presses a yeurning to be back and a
readiness to come at our call. We
have been especially fortunate in
securing the services of Mrs. Tracy,
who has shown an alertness and a
lively interest in the work and who
has been diligent in securing new
members. Your president regrets
her unavoidable absence from her
post and fears that it has hindered
the work of the Library.
"Let us expect great things for
the year 1905. This Library is a
power for good in the community
and its influence is far-reaching for
we send our books into the country
as far as Hamaktia and Olaa by the
kindly assistance of the Volcano
Stables, without expense to the
Library. Let us each one work
heartily for the Library and give
what we are able. Let us interest
all about us in it aud we will soon
see its doors open all day and its
rooms filled with readers. We
want it to be a help to school chil
dren and teachers, as well as those
without homes and to all who feel
the need of good reading and new
books. Willi taith and with hope
we look forward to a prosperous
year aud let us wojk to make a
The president, Mrs. Severance,
then announced the election of offi
cers, which resulted in the selection
of the following: President, Mrs.
'L. Severance; Vice President, C.
C. Kennedy; Secretary, A. B.
I Lindsay; Treasurer, II. Deacon;
'Auditor, K. N. Holmes; Trustees,
tj. A. Scott. 1 S. Lyman, K. N.
' Holmes, Dr. Francis Wetmore and
' Mrs. Levy Lyman.
1 The matter of raising funds for
, the maintenance of the Library was
left to the trustees, who will prob-
ably make an effort to this end by
I popular subscription.
lUMTKHmVK I.K.U' IIOPI'KK.
lllKli Shrrlir Will Arrest All Viola-1 1'lanlcrs IHm'Uii I hi- Iiillurnru of
Iocs of I he l.iiu. 1 I'csl on Cnlllvnllon.
"The police have arrested nnnni-. The discussion at the Planters'
bcr of Chinese men on suspicion of i meeting on the leaf hopper called
having indulged in immoral prac
tices with three young Chinese
out a diverisity of opinions, show
ing the in finite vaiicty of conditions
girls," said High Sheriff IJenry of on the diffeient Island plantations.
Honolulu to a Star reporter. ' I Manager Kenton of Kwa return-
"Whatever the merits of these oil to the leaf hopper. He said he
cases may be, will be determined by did not believe the condition of the
the court as tney are to lie prose-1 cane bad anything to do Willi re-
cutcd. I am satisfied that there isisting the leaf hopper. Its all in
has been and still is a great deal of I the size of the cane. If the cane is
this conduct practiced aud it is the 1 big enough when the leaf hopper
intention of the police to break it ' appears, the damage will be slight,
up and punish the offenders. I Fertilizing should therefore be done
"There have been rumors for a in fall as well as spring. Keep
longtime that the Chinese have cane growing as rapidly as poss-
had an especially bad effect on
young native girls. I have no
doubt that there is a great deal of
truth in such a report but, unfortu
nately, it is difficult for the police
to secure evidence of such crimes.
It would be an excellent idea if the
parents of the children were to
make an example of the offenders.
If some of the offenders were given
heavy .sentences it would go a long
way toward putting a stop to such
conduct. There really ought to be
a whipping post for such fellows,
where they could be punished in a
way that they would not be apt to
"The curfew law is to be enforced
strictly. It is high time that our
youth were kept off the streets late
at night. They should be at home
iu bed, instead of roaming about
the city. It is bound to have a bad
effect on a boy, being allowed to
roam at will at night."
The High Sheriff was asked if
the enforcement of the Sunday law
would necessitate the laundries
shutting down work in case of mail
steamers arriving in port on that
day. The High Sheriff said that
as the dispatch ol mail steamers
was regarded as a work of necessity
the work of preparing the ship's
laundry would also come under that
head and an exception would be
made in such cases.
Members of the Pacific Club are
wondering whether they will have
to take out a $1,000 retail liquor
dealer's license. ,
A deputation of club members,
consisting of Judge Stanley, W. A.
Whiting, Arthur Wilder and R. W.
Breckons, waited on Governor Car
ter aud had a consultation with him
and Attorney General Andrews.
The position taken by the club is
that in dispensing liquors to its
members it is not selling iu the or
dinary sense of the term, but that wigs and they delivered him a fair
it is merely supplying a convenience crop of cane.
Mr. Fairchild said they would be
all right on Kauai if they could
have cane 4 to 5 feet high by Jan
J nary r, but 2 1-2 to 3 feet was the
best their soil would do".
Whether to strip or not to strip
cane with refcrenc-. to the leaf
hopper was an interesting question.
Fairchild said they found the leaf
hopper would attack newly stripped
cane and by puuetuming the tender
stalk inflict great damage.
It was generally conceded that
the leaf hopper upset all theories of
cultivation. Those who believed
iu not stripping to resist the leaf
hopper agreed that to allow the
leaf to remain caused greater
ravages by the borer.
Jas. Gibb of Paauhau said if cane
can be stripped prior to the advent
of the hopper well and good, but if
stripped while the hopper is present
in force 50 per cent more damage
One curious result of a leaf hop
per raid was mentioned by Mr.
Fairchild. He had noticed, that
ordinarily the borer enters a cane
stalk, bores upward a joint or two
aud then comes out. Iu a stalk
attacked by the leaf hopper the
borer goes through to the top,
killing the plant.
J. T. Moir said he had found
that the leaf hopper does business
the year round. At Onomca they
strip the cane to kill the leaf hopper.
He said the hopper delights iu at
tacking the mid-rib of the leaf.
Therefore they strip. Last year at
Onomca, Mr. Moir had a 20-acre
field well up mauka so lousy with
hoppers that he was on the point
of plowing it up or burning it. He
went into the field one day and dis
covered millions of earwigs, most of
them engaged iu chasing leaf hop
pers. JHe, left the field to the ear-
to the members as individuals.
The matter was discussed in a
friendly manner, and it was decided
that the legal points involved in the
question should be examined into
by the Attorney General's department.
"It is like this," said one of the
delegation after the interview: "The
Pacific club does not wish to break
the law. It does not believe that it
is breaking the law, but if it is de
cided against the club the regular
license will be paid."
Governor Carter is also after the
wholesale liquor dealers who have
been supplying different unlicensed
places with their goods.
It happens that several whole
salers own saloons and at the same
time they sell liquor wholesale to
persons who they must know are
selling illicitly. They are, of
course, ruining their own business,
according to Gov. Carter's opinion,
and at the same time conniving at
the breaking of the law. They
claim that it is no concern of theirs
who the liquor goes to, and do not
seem to recognize that the liquor
W. M. Giffard said the earwig
is a great thing and expects much
C. C. Kennedy of Waiakea said
they stripped as early and often as
they could on his place. He claim
ed that the leaf hopper's haunts are
where the cane and leaves are
thickest. Clean these out and Mr.
Hopper has no place to hide.
A. Homer said that three years
ago he considered stripping the
thing. He believed now it ts a
mistake. He quit stripping in the
middle of a field once aud the line
was clear as a government road.
The uustripped cane yielded 40
per cent more than the other. Mr.
Homer said there was no rule that
would cover the leaf hopper. Last
year he came to our place in the
hollows; this year he is holding
forth on the windiest ridges.
Mr. Ogg of Katt ?aid the leaf
hopper attacks whenever he pleases.
He makes no choice between big
and little cane. He believed strip
ping a benefit.
A Lidgate said it was a toss-up
with him. If you strip you are in
lnnirnr. with I lu linnnpr. it vmi
business is acknowledged as a tletri-;,,,,,, you hen ollt the borer.
men! to'society, is put under re-1 Mr. Kckart of the Planters' Kx
striction on that account andshould . ncriuient Station said that the leaf
be in the hands of people who ' lioppcr i blamed Tor a Breot many
,. ,, . ...... . sins of which it is innocent. He
realize their responsibility. lllclltioiieil four fullBlls diseases
The Governor said, -"I believe whidl amct Uu. canL. seriously and
that it is my duty to see that whole the results of whose depredations 1
sale houses which have been build-' are often charged to the hopper. '
ing up a business by selling to tin-; "I believe we have many diseases
licensed dealers should not have ! that affect cane which are not now
their licenses renewed. I have ' recognized. I think of the damage,
looked into the matter aud have . now charged to the leaf hopper,
come to the conclusion that Mac- one-half is done by fungus dis
farlaue it Co., is among the firms eases." Mr. Kckart said the field
transgressing I have found no , was a splendid one for a pathologist
reason to change
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There are probably others but we
and that such an investigator
would be of incalculable value to
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