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THtf WHK1UV HIJ.O TR1UUNK. HILO, HAWAII, TUKSDAY, DK0I1M HUk 27, 1904.
ijc fiila vilmne.
UlCC. 37, 1904
Kmcitdntthc Poitoflicc nt Hilo, lla
wnlU n sccond-clusi mutter
rUllLlSHKD KVKHY TOUSDAV.
J. Casti.k Riihuvav Editor
1). W. MAHflit - Amines Miutagcr.
SMALL FARMER DOOMED.
li' District Attorney Urcckoiu ts
to lc taken seriously one would
think the Federal jurors to he sum
moued for the Hilo term expected
to find board nud lodging Tree.
When the shoe is on the other foot,
it docs not feel so comfortublc ap
first Foreign Sunday School Hold
Their Aiinunl Ihitrrtaliimrnt.
The first foreign Church wan crowded
with scholar, parent nud friends to wit
nem the Chtltinn exercises on last Krl
day evening. The program was arranged
for nu enrly hour to permit the little tots
to get to In-d. The nudltorlum nud par
lors were thrown into one Urge room,
and were decorated with evergreens nud
Christmas legends, I'or the Infant class I
TitiJ selection of the new jury
list shows the great care which has
tnii inl'pn liv ilii Ttirv Com 111 1s-
., . . . 1 i- . nt nud prlmnrv department, there wns set In
stoners Richley and Easton. 1 here U(e jn((1(Uc of U)e s n
There is little hope or encourage
ment for the prospective home
steader. Other interests are con
sidered paramount to those of the
small farmer, and dispitc the Ex
ecutive's professions of great sol ci
tude for the small farmer, the indi
vidual agriculturist must be rele
gated to the ranks of ( blivion and
his rights, if he has any, ignored.
The difficulties for olvainingjand
arc increased. The law enacted at
the lust legislature makes it man
datory upon the Board of Agricul
ture and Forestry to pass upon the
disposition of any public laud, with
the exception of roads and city lots.
Homestead leaseholds which carry
the right to cut timber must be ap
proved by the Board. It is w.ll
known that the government has no
laud already cleared to ofler home
steaders and hereafter virgin forest
tracts will not be thrown open to
promiscuous clearing. The lower
levels where cane will grow nt 1750
feet elevation have been agreed
upon by the plantations and the
government as the lower boundary
of the proposed forest reserve.
As a matter of fact the govern
ment owns most of the lauds which
are desired to become forest re
serves. The Governor may within
his discretion designate all of the
remaining government land as a
forest reserve. It is admitted that
the best sugar producing lands are
now cleared and taken up, and the
forests that now remain are those
which it is sought to have set aside
as a reserve.
ought to be no annoying delays at
the next term of Court by reason ot
the disqualification of jurors drawn.
Tim Year Kndod.
A little bit of sunshine,
A little hit of snow,
A little heap ol nututun leaves
Where roses used to grow;
A little bit of darkness,
And a little bit of dny,
A smile and then n sigh
Ifor little pleasures passed nway.
A little bit of folly,
Anil 11 little bit of sense,
A little bit of savin;
And a little wild expense;
A little bit of sorrow
And n little bit of cheer,
A little bit of waiting
And we've rounded out the year.
Washington (I). C.) Star.
Hoarding School Exercises.
An attractive program was provided
bv the students for those who attended
the Christmas exercises of the Hilo
Boarding School, last Thursday night.
The occasion was the end of the term
and each class of the School wns given
an opportunity to take part Itself. The
choruses and solos were especially well
rendered and in turn various sleeted
students, in a recitation told how Christ
mas was observed in Germany, Norway,
Sweden, Russia, England and by the
nations of the World. Some of the Ha
waiian and Japanese students excelled ill
declamation and displayed the result of
painstaking Instruction in thiseducational
institution. Principal Levy C. I.ytnnti
presided and Miss Kalherine Westvelt
assisted as pianist. Kcv. S. h. Desha
gave n brief talk to the boys in Hawaiian
which was well received and contained
much sage nud fatherly advice.
Tiikkk is no law compelling the
holding of the hearing tj :onsider
setting aside forest reserves else
where than at Honolulu, or requir
ing that the hearings shall be held
within the district in which the
lands arc situate. If anyone de
sires to be heard on the subject they
can journey to Honolulu to attend
the hearings upon these matters,
which will be held before Governor
Carter and the Forestry Board.
The Governor is at liberty under
the law to hold the hearings in a
remote part of the islands far re
moved from the proposed forest reserve.
Just to show to what extremes a
man with an axe to grind will go,
the Republican District Committee
were misled into making an en
dorsement for postmaster when the
editor of a local paper assured the
committee that the party referred
to had been recommended by the
Board of Trade Council. The lat
ter body were prevailed upon to
take similar action upon represen
tations of the same individual that
the District Committee had already
expressed its approval for this can
didate, when neither organization
had done so. Thus doth a man
with a well defined purpose succeed.
New Auto Car Arrives.
J. Alexander, station agent at Kecau,
received by the Ship Falls of Clyde last
week a new automobile, which will make
another added to the list of entries in
Admiral Beckley's auto parade on New
Years Day. Already Sir. Honald C.
Kennedy has acquiesced to taking part
with his nuto car, andJMannger Wutt of
Olaa may be expected to have two cars
In line. Mr. Watt has n runabout ns
well ns n two seated vehicle. A. James,
who has the first automobile which rati
in Hilo will participate in the parade.
Mr. Alexander's machine Is a seven
horse power gasoline runabout, made by
the Marr Auto-Car Company of Detroit.
He claims it is especially adapted to hill
climbing and hopes to make much use of
it over the islands roads.
Work on Illlo Scnrr.
Work has begun on the Hilo sewer by
Contractor Whitehouse, nud n gauj: of
laborers are excavating n trench on front
street from Turner's corner to the Wal
luku river. The line is almost parallel
with the storm sewer and the outlets arc
not a hundred feet npart. The reason for
the construction of the new section, in
stead of uulliziug the storm drain is be
cause of tho lower grade of the sewerage
system. The sewer intcri-ects nt one
point the storm sewer, but will not empty
into it. Knginecr Gere believes there
will be no difficulty In saving the ancient
cocoauut tree stniuliug at the Hackfeld
corner, which has been a laud mark there
for many years.
mammoth Christmas tree, resplendent
with lights, glittering pendents, tinsel
and silver balls. This was the object ol
the greatest attention from the little ones,
who saw visions of Santa Clans nud n bag
bursting with toys and presents.
His anticipated arrival was announced
by n voluminous letter rend aloud to the
school by Mrs. W. S. Terry, which wns
postmarked "Toylnnd, next door to the
land of Nod" nnd bore the slgunturc and
seal of Old Nick himself,. Later that
gentleman bounded in with n rousing
whoop and bubbling over with laughter.
He was bedecked in n bright red jacket
nnd cap, covered with snow. He greeted
each little youngster in turn, kissing
some nud bestowing n present of n big
red apple here nnd there, He announced
he had just dropped down from the
clouds through the telephone wires nud
must need hurry to other places before
daybreak. His presence caused great
excitement among the little folk nnd will
ever remain n pleasant memory.
I'our little timid tots recited a greeting
of welcome, which received hearty ap
plause. The rock-a-by chorus by the
primary class was pretty nud effective.
Harry Mu in by distinguished himself by
reciting "When Christmas Comes," ntul
later his sister, Alice Alumuy, won n
round of admiration by giving n Christ
mas enrol. A song by a male quintette
of juveniles was pleasing, and the Christ
mas chimes were sung by eight little
girls Dorothy Richards, Edith Wnll,
(Catherine Mason, Annie Lindsay, Isa
belle Kennedy, Irene Many, Mildred
Luscom nud Lulu Bohucuburg.
The older scholars took part in the
reading of Handel's Messiah, Kathcriue
Wester velt, Kinnw I'orbcs, Henry Maby
nud William Chalmers taking the leading
roles nnd the school responding by
rending chorus. Mrs. C. E. Hapai
rendered n contralto solo from the ora
torio nnd Miss Florence Hill gave two
selections, both of which were of excep
Mrs. Terry conceived the idea of the
responsive reading the musical part of
which was put into execution by the cap
able drilling of Mrs. Jarret T. Lewis.
The older members of the school joined
In singing the closing chorus "Shine
forth, O Star of Glory." The banner
class consisting of Harold Weight, Willie
Hill, Clyde Deacon, Antonc Miguel and
Wall, Nichols Co.
Has Stored Heaps of Toys in the Wall,
Nichols Go's Room on Bridge Street,
Of all kinds.
Including Hawaiian Coat of
Arms, Hawaiian view paper.
Padded volumes, a full line of
dainty gift books, sets by
standard authors, latest fic
And picture frames, genuine
24 K gold plate photo frames,
circular ones in gilt, gold and
and ' N
main store you
Including our new Hawaiian,
and many Hawaiian novelties.
Purses, portfolios, tourist sets,
Of every description and all
. their FURNITURE. There
are beds, dressers, washstands,
wardrobes, sideboards, wash
ing outfits, dish closets, houses,
Books, tree ornaments, and so
many other things that you
just must come and see for
Of all sizes and kinds, includ
For boys and girls.
Chairs, rockers, Morris chairs,
Beautiful koa and calabashes.
WALL, NICHOLS CO. Ltd.
John Maby assisted in the distribution of
the gifts, which included toys for the
children, presents forthcolderonesand a
pyramid of candy for nil. Pastor Shields
presided during the exercises.
In thk interest of higher educa
tion, there is being undertaken un
der the supervision of Principal
Deyo in Hilo a rudimentary high
school. The stait has been made
and the class of pupils now pursu
ing the high s-chool course attests
to the success of the venture. With
out a specific appropriation, how
ever, for a high school building the
work can only be limited in its
scope. Until such legislative assist
ance, Mis Deyo is meeting the
proposition ably and in a business
Kujiukk has possibilities which
ns'yet are an unknown quantity in
the Hawaiian Islands. A rubber
plantation has already been started
at Haua, Maui, and it is now an
nounced that a gentleman repre
senting Kastern capitalists is look
ing for a suitable location for a i lib
ber pi intutiun 011 Hawaii.
Dispute Over Livestock.
Aboard the Palls of Clyde there were
twenty-five head of mules shipped by G.
S. McKenzie of Napa, Cal. to the Ookala
Sugar Co. It appears that McKenzie,
who wns formerly connected with the
Volcano Stables & Transportation Co., is
indebted to that corporation, and upon
arrival of the vessel attachment proceed
ings were commenced by the Stables for
the sum of $1,000. Sheriff Andrews took
possession and refused to deliver the
animals to the Ookala Co. until Manager
W. G. Walker showed that the mules
were the property of the plantation, hav
lug already paid to McKenzie the pur
chase price of the live stock.
Illlo lire Department.
In addition to the new equipment of
i.ooo feet of hose and two nozzles, the
Hilo I'ire Department received by the
Ship Palls of Clyde which arrived
Thursday ten fire plugs. This is part
of the appropriation accorded to the
Pirc Department by the last legislature.
These hydrants will be placed by Pore
man Win. Todd nt points where there
ore no plugs in the water mains. The
Waiakca water front is especially ex
posed to datigcr from fire, audit is the
intention to locate several in the most
accessible and serviceable places there.
The Puueo water system has not been
taken over by the Territorial govern
ment, and until then no hydrants can tie
installed, in that residence section of the
town. It is understood that the Hilo
Sugar Company are willing to turn over
the pipes and resevoirs. They find the
upkeep of the water system is greater
than the revenue derived from residents
using the water. The Piremaii's Hall
has been raised nud new bills put in and
the painters are now busy repainting the
building, all of which was provided for
by the last legislature. Provision was also
made for a combination chemical engine
nud hook and ladder truck, but this
item has yet not been nllowed by the
Lady Mnsonn Elect Olllcers.
The annual election of officers of Ha
waii Chapter, No. 1, Order of Pastern
Star, took place iu the Masonic Hall
Monday night of last week, when the
following officers were elected:
Worthy Matron, Mrs, II. L, Shaw.
Worthy Patron, Plorcntin Souza.
Associate Matron, Mrs. D. W. Marsh.
Secretary, Miss Mluo Maby.
Treasurer, Mrs. I'M. Hitchcock.
Conductress, Miss Alice Weight.
Associate Conductress, Mrs. 11. P.
The installation will take place some
time in January at a date to be decided
Call at Tribune Office
This year more than ever
we feel that the gratifying
measure of success with which
our Xnias efforts have been
rewarded is entirely due to the
excellent good judgment dis-
Vl..,.,1 u ...- u,.,. T l
previous year has he been
more entitled to this meed of
praise. Our Holiday sales up
to date have exceeded the sales
of any previous year up to
Xmas, which is the best pos
sible proof we can have thati
our goods are right. Nor have
we sold everything yet. Many
of our lines are still strong.
The opportunity seemed so
favorable that our buyer laid
iu a great many of the items
by the dozen and we still feel
that there is sufficient here to
more than repay your visit.
Iu needlework, which has been
our strong liue this year, we
still have good assortments of
Neckwear, Shirt Waists, Table
Linen, Centre Pieces, Hand
kerchiefs and Doylies. In
Lacquerware' there are still a
few erood Screens, Tables,
Workboxes, Trinket Cabinets ,
and Boxes, with a large assort
ment of Picture Frames and
good Trays. China is pretty
well cleaned out. What re
mains, however, in Tea Sets
and odd Cups and Saucers, is
pretty and good. In Cloisonne
we arc still showing many ex
quisite and inexpensive pieces.
If you have not got all your
Xmas gifts together yet, come
and see what we have, or ring
us up or write and see if we
cannot suit you. Our goods
are all "Money Back" goods,
so that if what we send you is
not entirely satisfactory we
would not wish you to keep it.
and consequently satisfaction.
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I NEW YEAR'S RACES I
Under the Auspices of
THE HAWAII JOCKEY CLUB
8 MONDAY, JANUARY 2, '04
Begins at 2:00 O'Clock P. M.
1. One-Half Mile Dash, - $ 1 00
2. Named Harness Race, best two
in three, one-half mile heats,
3. Three - Quarter Mile Dash,
free for all, -
4. Pony Race, fourteen hands
and under, -
5. One - Half Mile, Hawaiian
6. One Mile, handicap, -
7. Japanese Sweepstake Race,
One - Half Mile, horses to be
ridden by Japanese only, -
Program Subject to Change.
Tkrms Winner to take the purse ; sccoud
horse to save entrance fee, except Named Race
and Japanese Sweepstake Race.
Entries to be made on or before 6:00 o'clock
i m. Friday, December 30; scratches must
be made before 6:00 o'clock i m., Saturday,
December 31. Entry fee, ten per cent, of
purse. All entries to be made to
Ol'I'ICH : Volcano Stables nnd Transportation Coinpuny, Ltd.
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