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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1905.
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returning, until the following Monday
Commutation tickets, good for twenty
five rides between any two points, and
thousand mile tickets are sold at very
D. E. METZGER,
RUSSIA NOW FACING A POLITICAL CRISIS
(By Wireless to Tf. Tribune.)
PILLAGING AND RIOTING
PREVAILS THROUGHOUT EMPIRE
Sevastopol, Russia, Jan. 30. Nine hundred arrests have been made
Warsaw, Russia, Jan. 30. Rioting and pillaging are prevalent
The British consulate have been assaulted. Schools and factories
closed. There have been many arrests made.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 24. The city is quiet but extreme ten
sion exists. . ,
The disorders at Moscow are serious and additional troops have been
brought to the Capital.
The revolutionary proclamations spread among the people demand an
immediate cessation of the war with Japan and advise the slaying of the
Emperor, the Grand Dukes aud Ministers and the seizure of the arsenals.
Kuropatkin Retains His Position.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 30. Kuropatkin reports that his position
has not been pierced. The Japanese left has been compelled to evacuate
Sand Pass. ,
Armies Suffer Heavy Losses.
Mukden, Manchuria, Jan. 27. The Russian and Japanese armies ure
reported to be again in conflict. The losses arc considerable though not
Revolution Not Feared.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 27. The strike is spreading to
cities but there have been no further encounters with the troops.
The authorities state that the danger from political revolt is passed.
A Collier is Captured.
Tokio, Japan, Jan. 26. The Japanese have seized the Austrian
steamer Burma, loaded with coal for Vladivostok.
New Ships For Japan.
FIRST BANK OF HILO
W. H. BEERS
(English and Hawaiian)
Commission and Business Ageut.
Will Act as Administrator, Guardian and
Executor. Rents and Dills Collected..
Office with I. E. Ray. Telephone 146
A. S. LeBaron Gurney
OPPOSITE SPRECKELS' BUILDING
Incorporated Under the Laws
Territory of Hawaii.
PEACOCK BLOCK, DILO.
BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu - - Oahu, H. I.
Transact a General Banking and Ex
Commercial and Traveller's Letters of
Creditissued, available in nllthe principal
cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
entrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either as Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests lor Exchange.
P. PKCK - President.
C C. KBNNKDY Vlce-Prea.
JOHN T. M0IR.Mind Vlce-Prea.
C A. STOBIli Caahler.
A. II. JACKSON Secretary.
John Watt, John J. Graoe,
V. a. Lyman, II, Y. Pattea,
Wn. Pallar. W. II. aklpmaa.
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Wells, Fargo & Co. Bank. ..San Francisco
Wells. Fargo & Go's Bank New York
The National Bank of th Re- ) cl.ica,.0
Glynn, Mills, Currie & Co London
Hongkong-Shanghai Bank- ) Hongkong,
ing Corporation ) China.
Hongkong-Shanghai Bank. I Shanghai,
ing Corporation J China.
Hongkong-Shangbai Bank-) YoVol'a,n
ing Corporation f".0'
Tokio, Tan. 26. Enormous war preparations are under way. More
reserves have been called out and new warships are under construction.
(By Wireless to Tun Triiiunk.) '
THE STEAMSHIP MERGER
MAY NOT BE GONSUMMATEO
Honolulu, Jan. 31. Th.2 merger of the Inter-Ishnd and Wilder
Steamship Companies may be blocked. Some of the stockholders of the
Wilder Company object. The oluccrs ot the Wilder S. S. Company
elected on Saturday are as follows: President, W. O. Smith; Vice
President, W. M. GifTard; Secretary and Treasurer, S. B. Rose; Auditor,
W. Pfotenhauer; Directors, J. M. Dowsett, C. M. Cooke and George C.
New York, Jan. 30.
88 analysis beets, 16s
Latest Sugar Quotations.
96 Test Centrifugals, 5.24 cents, per ton $104.80;
Senator Foster Defeated.
Olympia, Wash., Jan. 27. S. H. Files has been elected United States
Senator to succeed Senator Foster.
Two Battleships Provided.
Washington, D. C, Jan. 27. The Naval Bill to be passed at this ses
sion of Congress provides for construction of two new battleships.
, Filipino Rebels Break Loose.
I., Jan. 25. The Ladrones have attacked the town of San
Malabon, killing Surgeon J. A. O'Neill, one private with
his wife and three children. Former Governor Trias has been abducted
and the treasury of the town looted of $2,000. The band oi murderers
has been surrounded by American troops. The fighting continues. An
attempt to rescue the wife aud childreu of fhe abducted Governor Trias
Schooner Mahukona Saved.
Astoria, Jan. 26. The schooner Mahukona has been saved. The
shooner Mahukona, Captain Marsters, went ashore at the mouth of the
Columbia river. She is of 653 tons and is engaged iu the lumber trade
between Portland, O., aud San Pedro, California.
Troops Won't Fight.
London, Jan. 26. It is reported that Gen. Kuropatkin has telegraph
ed the Czar that he is hampered bV the reluctance of his European
troops to advance against the enemy 7
Strike Is Broken.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 26. Although the strikes at Revel, Libau, Kieff
and Odessa are extending, the situation is no longer acute. The author
ities are confident that the backbone of the strike has been broken.
Some factories and mills are resuming work.
Cruiser Maryland Speedy.
Rockport, Mass,, Jan. 27, The cruiser Maryland made her trial
today. Her average speed was 22.35 knots.
To Arbitrate German Strike.
Essen, Germany, Jan. 26. The strikers have agreed to refer
grievances to a parliamentary commission which will investigate.
Senators Are. Elected.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 24. The Legislature today re-elected Clark
to the United States Senate.
Madison, Jan. 25. La Follette has been elected Senator.
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Rented by the Month or Year. Par
ticulars on Application.
Koa Lumber in small and large quanti
ties; well seasoned.
Furniture made to order, any stylt
wanted. Repairs made on any kind ot
furniture. Prices moderate.
Sorrao Cabinet Shop.
Airoly to JOSE G. SERRAO.
BY DAY, WEEK OR MONTH.
Neat nml newly fitted. Centrally and
pleasantly located on
NEAR WAIANUENUE ST.
Facing on Court House mid Hilo Hotel
Parks. A iuict, pleasant rcticnt.
C. F. BRADSHAW
Notick Neither the Masters nor
Agent of vessels of the "Matson Line"
will be responsible for any debts con
tracted by the crew. R. I GUARD,
Hilo, April l6, 1901 24.
Notice is hereby given that Matsuoka
Shokichi, doing business as 11 caue
planter at 7 miles, Kaumuna roiid, Hilo,
Hawaii, has made a voluntary assignment
to the undersigned for the benefit of his
creditors. The creditors of said Matsuoka
Shokichi arc hereby requested to file
their claims with the undersigned, and
any aud all persons indebted to the said
Mutsuoka Shokichi are requested to call
ami pty the same at once. All claims
against Matsuoka Shokichi must be certi
fied. AH HIP,
Assignee of Matsuoka Shokichi.
Hilo, Dec. 31, 1904. n-4
The Bashaw house in Puueo, recently
occupied by I Peck and family, Ap
ply to R, X. GUARD,
A Blizzard Prevails.
Wahington, D. C, Jan. 25. A severe storm accompanied by a cold
wave is prevailing in many of the States.
Impeachment of Judge Swayne.
Washington, D. C, Jan. 24. The Senate today organized the court
to try Judge Swayne on the impeachment charges.
Judge Charles Swayne, of the Northern District of Florida, is to be
impeached before the bar of the Senate by the House of Representatives
for "high crimes and misdemeanors." The investigation against Judge
Swayne laid bare a large number of extremely damaging allegations,
with reference to his judicial conduct of the business of his court. It
was shown that he had not resided within the State as required; that in
his decisions and action in several railroad receiverships his course was
open to grave question; that while a railroad was in the hands of a re
ceiver, he had been given by the receiver, his own appointee, free trans
portation in a private car for himself aud his friends, including a trip to
the Pacific, and lastly, that in his accounts to the Government for his
expenses, while he took oath that they were $10 a day, evidence before
the committee showed that they were from one-third to one-half of this.
His misdemeanor and corruption rests upon his expense account.
Judge Charles Swayne was born August 10, 1842, at Guyencourt,
Deleware, and was appointed Judge in 1880. He is a graduate of the
law department of the University of Pennsylvania, and for some years
practiced law iu Pennsylvania. He went to Florida in 1885, in 1888
was defeated for election to the supreme court bench of that state. It
is seventy-four years since the House has impeached a member of the
Federal Judiciary. Then Judge Peck, of Missouri, was presented for
misconduct in disbarring a lawyer. The Senate refused to convict him,
21 to 22. Judge Chase and Judge Addison, of Pennsylvania, aud Judge
Pickering, of New Hampshire, are three other judges who were earlier
impeached in the history of the Federal Government, but of these only
the last was convicted.
Pretoria, South Africa, Jan. 27. A diamond of 3032 karats, valued at
$4,000,000, has been found iu one of (he local mines,
Favorable Report Made.
Honolulu, Jan. 25. The following cablegrams have been exchanged:
Washington, D. C, Jan. 24, 1905.
'Committee will report general harbor bill carrying $400,000 for Hono
lulu and for survey Hilo harbor. KUHIO.
Honolulu, Jan. 24, 1905.
Congratulations. All interested should now redouble efforts toward
final passage. CARTER.
The above wireless message from Honolulu, gives Delegate Kuhio's
cablegram to the Governor and the Governor's reply thereto. The
closing paragraph of the Governor's message is a diplomatic answer iu
view of Kuhio's attitude towards the alleged officiousness of Secretary
Atkinson. In his annual report, Governor Carter asked for an appro
priation of $250,000 for the improvement of Honolulu harbor, for a re
fund of $172,000 expended by the Territory since annexation in the
care of the harbor and lighthouse service, and for an appropriation of
$10,000 for preliminary survey for the proposed Hilo breakwater. Del
egate Kalanianaofe has written a friend in Hilo, that it is useless to ex
pect an appropriation for a federal building at this session of Congress,
and indicates that he is bending every effort to secure the $to,ooo for a
survey. There is a marked tendency toward economy by Congress and
the building bill will be materially curtailed.
In Honor of Burns.
The Hilo Burns Club are renowned for the excellence of their enter
tainments, and Saturday night's affair added another success to their
reputation. The early part of the evening was devoted to a literary and
musical piogram, which was pleasing and entertaining. As a prelude
R. Forbes in costume played a bagpipe refrain, which was roundly ap
plauded. George Lilicoe rendered "Afton Water," a vocal solo aud
Thos. Scott of Hakalau gave a selection on the violin, both of which
were well received. In response to an encore, Mr. Scott played "O
Mary Wilt Thou Gang wi me?" Mrs. Louise Hapai rendered a con
tralto solo "John Anderson, My Joe" which called forth a response
"Annie Laurie," which she gave in a delightful manner. Rev. CurtiSf
E. Shields gave a brief address on the life aud character of Robert Burns,
the patron saint of Scotlaud which was both scholarly and instructive.
Mr. H. Turner with his deep baritone rendered "Ye Banks and Braes,"
and "Robin a Dale." Miss Margaret Tutt was in splendid voice and
pleased her audience with a rendition of the Scotch song "Last May a
Braw Wooer" and was induced to respond to an encore with "For the
Sake o' Somebody.
W. C. Cook recited Burns' "Epistle to Davie" and later responded
with the poem "When Burns was Born." There was an exhibition of
Scottish dancing, F. M. Anderson giving the Highland fling and
Kenneth Cameron the "Sword Dance" in a clever aud graceful manner.
Miss Tutt and Mr. Cook made a pretty tableaux in their reudering of
the vocal duet "Hunting Tower" but refused to respond to a prolonged
and enthusiastic encore. The closing number, a vocal trio in which
Messrs. Lillicoe, Turner and Scott took part, singing iu arealistic man
ner, "0, Willie Brew'd a Peck 0' Maut," proved the climax ol the
entertainment. With a will, they responded to the continued applause
which followed their first efforts, with singing "The Lass o' Killi
crankie," which was truly a Scotch drinking song. After a short speech
of thanks on behalf of the Club by Mr. Cook, the concert was brought
to an end with "Auld Lang Syne."
The remainder of the evening was spent in dancing, Scotch reels and
schottishes being an important feature. Refreshments were served about
midnight and a delightful evening was enjoyed. I. B. Schoen, assisted
by Jas. Henderson, was master of ceremonies.
Tokio, Jnu. 26. The blockade of Vladivostok is immiueut,