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THIi WEEKLY HILO tfktllUNU, HILO, HAWAII, 'TUESDAY, DECEMDER 13, 1904.
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Manager Hilo Branch.
A FEW HINTS FOR
What Local Tradesmen Tradesmen Offer for the Holi
day Trade Many Beautiful, Choice and Useful
Articles Temptingly Displayed Suitable Christmas
Gifts for Ladies, Gentlemen and Children.
As Christmas approaches, the all (
absorbing problem that confronts
the fond parent, son, daughter,
husband, wife and sweetheart is
the selection of a suitable Christ
mas gift, something that is ap
propriate and useful as well as
ornamental. During the holiday
season, the shops and stores will be
thronged with busy buyers and as
a guide to those who may be at
sea regarding what and where to
buy their Christmas gifts, the
Tribune scribe has taken a saunter
through the principal business
houses where special attractions are
offered and records what he has
Toys, toys, toys. Well, Santa
Clans would revel in the heaps of
toys that are displayed in the toy
department of Wall, Nichols Co.
Ltd. There is every variety of
mechanical toy, made in Germany
and elsewhere. D.ills, doll furniture,
minatnrec-ok stoves, beds, dressers,
washing outfits, houses, trunks.
Children's games, books, rubber
balls, wagons of all sizes and kinds.
Tricycles, go-carts, wheelbarrows,
coasters, chairs and rockers. Foot
balls, Inse-balls, bats, horns and
whisilcs to make any boy's heart
happy. Here can be found every
thing to delight a child's fancy.
In the stationery department,
Mr. Kelsey offers fancy writing
paper, postal cards, inkwells, pen
racks, writing desks and every
thing for the writing table. There
are gift books, padded volumes and
elaborately fiui'lrd stsof Standaid
eduioi.s. Hawuiian calendars,
framed pictures, leather goods,
portfolio's, tourists sets, etc. There
is also a fine collection of hand
painted china, by Mrs. "Robt. More,
Hawaiian curios, bead necklaces,
koa calabashes and cribbage boards.
In fact if you despair of finding
anything elsewhere, try Wall,
Nichols & Co.
If your taste runs to jewelry,
everything one could wish for in
gold, silver, cut glass and precious
stones may be found at the up-to-date
establishment of J. D: Kennedy
Jeweler Here are displayed tray
after tray of diamond rings, band
rings and rings for a child or adult
person. For the ladies there are
watches, lockets, bracelets, cuff
pins, brooches, pins, belt buckles,
purses, card cases and a great
variety of novelties in stiver and
leather goods. For a gentleman,
there are offered fountain pens, gold
watches, chains, cufflinks, buttons,
stick pins, watch fobs, charms,
military brushes and traveling sets
in leather aud silver. For the house
wife, cut glass in latest design and
highest quality can be had at rea
sonable prices. Also ornamental
clocks, solid silver and plated ware,
jiimoge art ware, souvenir spoons
and fancy pieces for the table or
For the art connoisseur, H.
Hackfeld & Co. Ltd. are offering
in their salesrooms upstairs some
beautiful specimens of Swiss car
ving, Bohemian glass ware, Majol-
lica, Japanese cloissoune. There
are Japanese bronze pedestals ntid
I'.atueltes, German steins, French
terra cottaa and bisque figures, cut
glass and nickel silver ware. High
ly ornamented jardenercs, Japanese
decorated china and bric-a-brac in
large and small designs are offered,
all of which arc suitable gifts for
Christmas and go to make a house
The show windows of E. -N.
Holmes tells only half the story of
what his store contains. A glance
at the window display will (jive the
Christmas buyer many happy ideas
as to what would be useful and
nice for a holiday present. For a
gentleman, there are silver shaving,
sets, match safes, cigar clips,
drinking flasks, pocket cups, read-,
ing glasses, field glasses, military
brushes, belts, suspenders, neckties,
bathing suits, etc. In the way of
toilet articles there may be had
ebony combs and brushes, silver
mounted combs, manicure sets,
perfumes, button and toilet boxes.
For the ladies one can buy fancy
hats, ribbons, handkerchiefs, shoes,
slippers, hosiery, purses, satin
belts and ties. Embroidery linen,
handkerchief linen, pillow covers,
damask, portiers aud all useful
household articles. Mr. Holmes
keeps everything to furnish a house,
such as fancy chairs, writing desks,
book cases, rockers, dining tables,
side boards, rugs aud mats, besides
a large assortment of fancy lamps,
water sets and fine china. The
grocery department is likewise
Japanese drawn work aud em
broidered table covers and doilies
and a choice and varied assortment
of satsuma and cloisonne ware are
special attractions at L. Turner
Co. Ltd. storerooms. Vases, trays,
plates and plaques in many styles
aud desigus are displayed in their
windows. There are ebony cabinets,
panels, screens, ivory and tortoise
shell fans with silk and feathers
centers. Hair ornaments, combs,
aigrettes, ladies' plain and em
broidered handkerchiefs. Ladies
silk belts aud neckwear, besides a
large and complete assortment of
fancy, silk, satin aud taffeta ribbons.
There are silks, satins, brocades
and fine dress goods which appeal
to any woman. For the gentleman,
there are umbrellas, Panama and
Stetson hats, neckties, collars,
cuffs, negligee shirts and a box of
Whitman's chocolates for bis sweet
heart. Around the corner, the Hilo
Drug Co. displays a collection of
Hawaiian curios in polished koa,
shell lets, calabashes and trays.
Kodaks aud cameras are always ac
ceptable gifts and their are some
artistic Hawaiian views suitable
for framing or passepartout. Hand
mirrors, ebony toilet sets, military
brushes, ladies combs, brushes,
perfumes and toilet waters aud
toilet soaps attract the Christmas
buyer's eye. A box of fine cigars
is a most -appreciated gift by a
gentleman who smokes. The Hilo
Drug Co carries a fine stock of
domestic and imported cigars.
Moses aud Raymond have altered
the appearance of their store by the
addition of a large display show
case. Burnt leather novelties are
their special Christmas attraction.
Their Mexican onyx pins, buttous,
fobs etc. are pretty. There is an
exhibit of fancy work, embroidered
pieces and drawn work. See how
time flies by the Plato clock, the
wonder of the age. Indian beads,
looms and stamped designs may be
found here. A special reduction
during the Christmas holidays is
being made in all Singer and other
For fine confections, Lowney's
chocolates, mixed candies and pop
corn, go to the Hilo Candy Co.
TJjeir special home made taffy, pea
nut brittle for twenty-five cents a
pound is sweet and pure. A large
stock will be on hand for Christmas
Lovers of golf and those who rel
ish a Scotch "highball should not
fail to have always on hand a bottle
of the celebrated Scotch Whiskey,
offered by the Serrao Liquor Co.
This firm makes a specialty of smull
packages of five or more bottles of
assorted liquors, neatly packed for
shipping. Such a gift would be
most acceptable to a friend. There
is also a stock of fine liqueurs and
American and European brandies,
whiskeys, wines aud gins.
The Hakalau Store are making
their usual Christmas offer o'f Jap
anese goods. A trip to Hakalau
will be well repaid to the lover of
artistic needlework, fine silks, em
broideries, lacquered woodwork,
wood carving, cloisonne and porce
lain ware. Drawn linen, lace and
braid work in a profusion of style
and design, are sold at prices as
cheap as can be obtained in Japan
or the Orient.
Papaikou Store are now in their
new quarters and offer this year an
elegant lineofjapantseand Oriental
goods, such as vases, lacquered
trays, gloves boxes, fine china,
pongee silks and embroideries.
This is a handsome assortment of
goods. Store open evenings.
Cigar lovers can be pleased with
a Xmas gift of a box of fine cigars
or of smoking tobacco. S. C.
Shaw, popularly known as Uncle
Sam, carries a fine line of cigars
and high grade tobacco. Look over
For elegant society stationery
and printing, steel plate cards,
announcements, invitations, etc.
the Tribune Office is prepared to
do work neatly and promptly.
" Vfo aro old friends, this bottle and
I. Wo havo known each other for over
sixty ycais. When a boy I was always
taking cold, but a few dosos of this
medicino would at ouco sot mo right.
" Wliuu a youug man I bad a weak
tbroat aud weak lungs. My friends
'eared soino lung troublo, but
greatly strengthened my throat, cleared
up my voice, and took away tho toa
doncy for every cold to go to my lungs.
41 Last year I bad a bad attack of la
grippe. Tho only medicino I took was
from this bottle, and I came- out all
right. 1 know it's good, too, for
asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, croup."
There arc many substitutes and imi
tations, liowaro of tboml Bo sure
you get Ayor's Chorry Voctoral.
Two sizes. Largo aud small bottles.
Prepared bjr Dr. J. C. AjcrftCo.) Uwcll, Mui., U.S.A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
Sealed tenders will be received nt the
office of V. S. Lyman until 12 o'clock in.
December 34th, 1904, for furnishing nil
materials nud labor for constructing a
two story school building for the Hilo
Plans and specifications may be seen at
the office of V, S. Lyman, Hilo, Hawaii.
Union Barber Shop.
CANARIO & STONI5, Props.
Wo Shavo, Cut Hair and
Shampoo at Lot-Llvo Ratos
All razors cleaned with antiseptics after
Perfumes of the finest quality kppt in
stock, h trial of which is solicited.
We also take particular paius with Chil
Union Uuhding, Waianueuue St.
Direct Line between SAN FRANCISCO
Hark St. Catharine, Capt. Saunders
llnrk Amy Turner, Capt. WarlanB
Hark Martha Davis, Capt. McAUman
For freight and passage apply to
WELCH & CO., Agents, San Francisco
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd., Agents,
H. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd.
All ireight sent to ships by our launches
will be charged to shippers unless accom
panied by a written order from the cap
tains of vessels.
30tf R. A. LUCAS & CO.