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THE WfiRKLY HILO TRIBUNE, HILO, HAWAII, TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1905.
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ure In holtllnfT
can do it
Vigor, for It
I rich look to tho
hair which bolongs
to young llfo.
You know tho story how good
Quoon Hess, pointing to tho beautiful
roal royal crown. I would trado my
goldpii 0110 for It." That was long ago.
Now you can havon "real roval rown"
of your own, simply by u Ing Ayor'a
Unit Vigor. It makes tho hair grow
thick aud long and stops It falling
Whon your hair is rich nnd heavy,
and when tho closest Inspection talis
to detect a slnglo gray hair, you will
cortaiuly look a great del younger,
and you will bo much better satisfied
with yoursolf, too. Isn't that so 1
Pit? tred hjp Dr. J. C. Arer Co., Lowell, Mm., U. S. A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
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under: PROM SAN FRANCISCO.
Sonoma December 7
Alameda December 16
Ventura December 28
Alameda January 6
Sierra January 18
Alameda January 27
Sonoma February 8
Alameda .-. February 17
Ventutn March 1
Alameda March 10
Sierra March 22
Alameda March 31
FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
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Alameda December 21
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Alameda January 11
Sierra January 17
Alameda February 1
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Alameda February 22
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Alameda March 15
Sierra March 21
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R. T. GUARD, Agent.
WELA KA HAO
Front St., Noxt to Akana's
In Kog or Bottlo
JOHN KAI, Jr.
ALL KINDS 01'
GOODYEAR RUBBER CO.
R. II. PEASE, President.
SAN I'RANCISCO, CAL., U. S, A.
Mm. Clindnlck unit Other who
Worked thp Conllitrnre (Inmn.
The recent exposure of the uni
que career of Mrs. Cossic L. Chart
wick, who for the past few yenrs
has been obtaining larjjc sums of
money upon $5,000,000 alleged se
curities, makes her life history, n
singularly complete record of
Elizabeth Higlcy, who is alleged
to l)c the present. Mts. Chadwick,
was born in 1862 near London in
the province of Ontario. Her father
was a poor farmer, and she was one
of eight children. She was bright,
but not pretty, and on account of
her peculiar wnvs was not liked.
She had ' n mania for spending
money and acquired a wonderful
ability in obtaining goods under
false pretenses. When still a young
girl she forged a note and was tried
for the offense, but was acquitted
on the ground of insanity. She
was next head from as the bride of
a Dr. W. S. Springsteen in Cleve
land, O. She had been posing for
a few weeks as an Irish heiress and
capitalist, aud the doctor was
was fascinated by the combination.
On the night of the wedding in
stallment men came in, carried off
all the furnishings of her elegant
apartment and the doctor forsook
For several years after this she
traveled under various aliases,
practicing cluirvoyancy and obtain
ing large sums of money from a
number of specious schemes. At
the cud of the eighties she sent
word to her relatives that she had
married an elderly man, C. L. Hoo
ver, who died soon afterward, leav
ing her a wealthy widow with a
son. in loso, according to a
woman who claims to be her sister,
she reappeared at Toledo, O., as
Mine. De Vere, clairvoyant. Here
she came to grief, was tried for
forgery and was sentenced to nine
and a half years in the Ohio
penitentiary, serving three and a
half aud then being paroled by
Some years later Mrs. Hoover
reappeared in Cleveland with her
old makeshift of clairvoyant and
masseuse. In the latter capacity
she was employed by Dr. Lcroy
Shippcn Chadwick, a wealthy in
valid with a homeon Euclid avenue.
He married her, and they lived
handsomely aud to all appearance,
happily in the beautiful house. For
several years this peaceful con
dition ptevailed, and the Chad
wicks led a life which was a most
perfect semblance of refined and
felicitous domesticity. Mrs. Chad
wick availed herself of the op
portunity and made numerous
friends among influential business
men. But her genius for deception
could not sleep. The story of her
culminating scrires of operations is
the proof of that.
This woman was no ordinary
criminal. She wanted millions aud
she headed directly to the abiding
places of millions. Here follows a
brief summary of some of her
financial transactions, a listof some
of her biggest victims aud a short
sketch of the ruin she has wrought.
Mrs. Chadwick says she is worth
$7,500,000. Iri Reynolds says she
has securities worth $5,000,000. C.
T. Beckwith says he saw deposits
amounting to $2,000,000.
On the other side of the there
are forged notes of Andrew Carne
gie, $1,250,000. She owes Citizens'
National Bank, of Oberlin, $250,
000. President Beckwith of same
bank, personally, $102,000. Cashier
Spear, of same bank, personally,
$16,000. Herbert D. Newton,
Brookliue, Mass., $190,000. Henry
Wuerst, of Elyria, $50,000. Wade
Park Banking Company, Cleve
land, $17,000; other Cleveland
banks, $70,000. Savings Deposit
Bank, Klyria, $to,ooo. J. D. Chad
wick, Franklin, Pa., $9,000. Thom
as Kirkpatrick, jeweller, New York,
$5,000. Mme. Louise, milliner,
New York, $1,357. Holland
House, New York, $500. and Cleve
land tradespeople (estimated). $5,
000. A Cleveland banker also says
she has borrowed and paid back in
last three years, $2,000,000.
Mrs. Chadwick had a dozen
plans for raising money, aud every
one of them was .successful. She , woman, Kmcraucicuuc Bottdeau,
kept herself going by borrowing who masqueraded under the title
from Peter to pay Paul. Some- of Princess de la Tour-d'Auvcrgne
times she posed as an heiress who and whose final coup d'etat result
had not yet come into her inherit- ed in the domestic cyclone in the
ance. At other times she said she family of Casimir-Perier and his rc-
wns the illegitimate daughter of -signalum as president of the French
some immensely wealthy man who republic. So clever were her
had made great provision for her in
his will. Again she used hct son,
Until, in such a way as to bring
shame on the lad and dishonor to
herself. She would claim that he
was her on born out of wedlock,
his fnther beingone of the country's
big men, who had provided hand
somely for him in his will.
The only other ndventurcss of
the present decade whose swindling
operations surpass in magnitude
and duration those of Mrs. Chad
wick is the famous Mme. Theresc
Humbert, who is now an inmate of
a French penitentiary. This clever
woman, endowed with scant per
sonal attractions and occupying a
humble position in her earlier life,
invented a scheme whereby she was
able to deceive the most capable
financiers in France. Hcroperations
were conducted upon such a scale
of financial eminence that judges,
courts and even high government
officials were concerned in their de
velopment. The exact details of
this unprecedented series of forgeries
and misrepresentations if found
within the pagjs of the most pro
nounced and most imaginative of
fiction would at once be condemned
by the critics as an impossibility.
Yet it was so plausible in the hands
of Mme. Humbert that she was
successful in keeping intact its
framework of deception for almost
a natural lifetime.
Born Theiese d'Aurignac, she
adopted the profession of nurse and,
according to her own story, was
employed in that capacity to attend
a Mr. Henry Robert Crnwford, an
American who had been taken de
sperately ill at Nice. After his
death she produced a will in which
she was named as sole heiress to
the Crawford estate of $20,000,000.
Before she had been put in actual
possession of the fortune two young
nephews of the dead man came to
her with a will of the same date as
hers, but dividing the estate into
three equal parts one for each of
the nephews and one for Thcrese's
younger sister, Marie, on condition
that the young men place in France
a sum sufficient to produce a life
annuity of 360,000 francs for
Theresc. The nephews, it was re
ported, were most considerate.
They did not need the money, and
they were willing to conform to
their uncle's desire to unite the
families by marriage. One of the
brothers proposed to Therese, but
she persuaded him to transfer his
affections to her sister Marie, which
he obligingly did. Then the brothers
went away and left Therese in
charge of their uncle's millions.
When Marie reached her majority
she broke the engagement, and the
brothers, wtyo before going had ap
pointed Therese Marie's guardian
and made the elder sister custodian
of the entire estate, did not return
to demand a division. To compel
them to make a satisfactory settle
ment Therese began suit against
them. The brothers did not ap
pear, but were represented by
counsel. This loudly trumpeted
litigation was the deus ex machiua
ot the plot. It occupied the place
of honor in the French courts for
years, and enormous sums were
paid for fees and costs. Therese,
who had married a lawyer named
Humbert, had an immense safe
built into the wall of her house aud
locked therein the Crawford mil
lions, of which she was the sole
custodian. Upon this plea she ob
tained immense suras from banks
and capitalists, and everybody was
eager to lend money to the woman
who could give such ample security.
The strangest part of the whole
strange affair is that the swindle
went on for n quarter ofa century
before it was made apparent that
there had never been any Crawford
uncle or nephews, any fortune, any
substance at all to the gigantic
mockery nothing but Mme. Hum
bert aud her victims.
Another phenomenal ndventurcss
who is recalled by the Chadwick
affair is the notorious French-
'methods nnd so plnusiblc were her
representations that her victims
were numbered by hundreds nmong
the leading men of France. She
lived in great magnificence and
was renowned for her charities and
gifts to the church. She obtained
millions through fraudulent tran
sactions, and financiers of esta
bished reputations seemed to be
anxious to deal with her. She al
so was an exceedingly unattractive
woman, fifty years of age, with n
gaunt figure and a fierce' and deter
mined expression. Finally she in
vented a scheme which involved
the president aud many other not
ables, and it miscarried. The bogus
princess was exposed and sentenced
to a term of imprisonment at hard
The Coffee Trndo.
Can any grocer get the right kind
of grip on any family trade without
supplying the coffee? Can any
grocer keep the right kind of grip
on any family trade without sup
plying good coffee? The coffee
that is bought because it is cheap,
or because the dealer gets a prem
ium with it, or because a cash re
bate of stalwart proportions is the
bait, may prove to he the coffee
that can hold a dwindling trade
and stop the triumphant march of
the "specialists," but it is safe bet
ting that it is just that sort of coffee
and no other that has furnished so
free a field for the big tea and coffee
stores, and the peddlers who sell
coffee from house to house. There
are thousands and thousands of
consumers in this city who buy
coffee elsewhere than at their gro
cer's, taking the trouble to carry it
home, notwithstanding that a pack
age of roasted coffee is usually a
little too fragrant to be a welcome
article in a close-packed trolly car.
The grocers best know why people
take this trouble and submit to this
annoyance in order to get a supply
of a certain coffee.
Coffee "for price" is not so com
mon as tea "for price," but it is
not unknown. Says an unknown
"Afriend of mine had built up a
splendid trade on a thirty-five cent
coffee. He paid twenty-five cents
for it. A drummer came along,
looked the coffee over and said:
"I can match that coffee for twenty
three cents." My friend bought
some of this, aud it was going very
satisfactorily when another drum
mer came and matched the twenty
three cent coffee for twenty-one
cents. He got the coffee matched
down to seventeen cents per pound,
and then he hadn't any trade, and
wondered whrtt had become of his
If this class of dealers would
show an occasional desire to reverse
the process, the outlook would be
brighter. Unfortunately, they are
continually tempted by salesmen
whose skill and knowledge are at
that low ebb where price is the
only touchstone. Why in the
name of common sense all salesmen
cannot talk quality oftener instead
of the eternal price, price, price, is
a dark and insoluble mystery.
Lord Roberts reports that the in
troduction of Chinese labor into the
Transvaal has not had the effect of
displacing the white laborers.
Quite the reverse, it seems, there
now being more whites employed
at the Rand mines than ever be
fore. Tli Only Cough Medicine Free From
The Pharmacy Board of New
South Wales, Australia, had an
analysis made of all the cough med
icines that were sold on the market.
Out of the entire list they found
only one that they declared was
entirely free from all poisons. This
exception was Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy, which proves it to be the
safest and best that can be had. It
is especially recommended for
coughs, colds, croup and whooping
cough aud may be given to the
little ones with absolute security.
For sale by the Ililo Drug Co.
A. B. C. BEERS
In proof of this wc call nt.tcnt.ion to the statement
below. It is an expression by an eminent authority.
It speaks for itself:
Oi'i'icK or Static Analyst
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS
IhtKKiu.itv, July 18, 1904.
Dr. N. K. Fosthk,
Secretary Stntc Board of Health.
I have examined sample marked "A. B. C. Beer," St.
Louis, received April, 1904, aud report as follows:
This analysis was made at the request of the "Hiliikrt
Mercantile Co.," the sample having baen bought by me in
open market. The beer was in a good slate of preservation
and was clear and sparkling. The chemical analysis showed
that it was froo from ndultoration, artificial pre
servatives and Impurities.
seal W. B. RISING,
The ONLY BEER' absolutely perfect nnd hcalthlul, according to every
analysis, nnd the ONLY BEER bottled EXCLUSIVELY
AT THE BREWERY IN ST. LOUIS.
W. C. PEACOCK & CO., Ltd. vlkn$ie" mQ
A. B. O.
J. C. OhUndt,
J. A. Buck
C. H. Due
N. OHLANDT & CO
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