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Till WBttKLY HILO TRIUUNlJ, tlll.0, HAWAII, TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1905.
Ijc $tlo vUmttc.
JAN. 31, 1905,
Hulctcd nltlic PoslolTicc at Hllo.ltre
wnll, ns second-class iiMltc
rUIlMHlDtll KVKKV TUKSHAV.
J. Casti.k Ridowav - Kdllor
I). V. Maksii Business Milliliter.
(Jovcriior (,'nrlor Holmes to l'ujr for
It 18 n far cry from
ditions in Hawaii to prophecy the
disintegration ntul subdivision of
the huge sugar plniitntions into
small holding!!. Jared Smith sees
the downfall of the plantation inter
ests and the substitution of the
small farmer, as occurred in the
South immediately after the Civil
War. The conditions of the South
were far different than prevails to
day in the Hawaiian Islands. Cot
ton growing before the war was not
carried on in as scientific and inten
sive 11 manner as the methods pur
sued by the large sugar planters.
The specialized small farmer may
be reasonably successful, but with
out a radical amendment to the
land laws and special inducements
offered to settlers, Hawaii cannot
expect to become an agricultural
community populated with Ameri
Hilo, Hawaii, Jnu
Hun. O 11. Outer,
Dcnr Sir: About one ycr ngn while
1111 your lonr of Inspection of the Islands,
on the ro.iil between the Volcano mid
l'nnlii, you mill your Secretary entne
across one of my tunics Unit ml been In
jured thnt tiny ntul between you nml your
" I Secretary killed hlin. Now the l.cgisla.
present con- turc la nbout to meet, wold it not be
proper to nil in you bill for incidentals
f 17.S.00 to p.iy for the tunic?
(Sailed) 1'. BRUGI1ELLI.
Ip as suggested by United States
Commissioner of Immigration
Sargent, Italian immigrants are
available for plantation laborers in
large numbers, this may solve the
labor problem in Hawaii. The
question arises whether the dagoes
are any more desirable than the
recent importation of Porto Ricans.
In Southern California, the Italians
are of a domestic and agricultural
turn of mind, and have built up an
Italian-Swiss colony whose reputa
tion for fine wines and grapes is
becoming world renowned.
Tin? Board of Trade are adopting
the proper course in the matter of
federal legislation, and instead of
seeking too much- without success,
are bending every effort to secure
the passage of the ten thousand
dollar appropriation for a survey
and estimate of cost of the Hilo
.breakwater. This is a, step in the
right direction and with a favor
able report of the project, means a
far stride toward securing the
million dollar appropriation for the
much needed public improvement.
Instrad of attempting to dis
credit the Territory's representative
in Congress, the citizens of Hawaii
who have the best interests of the
country at hesrt, would appear in a
better light at home giving such co
operation as lies within their own
sphere of influence, through the
proper channels. The Delegate's
protest is timely and to the point,
and should appeal to every business
man interested ifi the success of the
Thu Tribune throws" up the
sponge oi) the proposition of small
farming on Hawaii, but the News
certainly has no intention at pres
ent of abandoning the fight on
Maui. True, ideal New England,
down-south or western farm homes
may not be established on Maui,
but for all that, there arc many
minor industries yet to be estab
lished including pineapples, sisal,
rubber and other semi-tropic pro
ductions, and there is laud on Maui
for that purpose. Maui News.
January 33, 1905,
P. ItrilKliclll, IJsri.,
Sir: Your letter of January 19th is nt
1 do not know what nationality you are,
mid I cannot understand your letter.
You must cither be a fool or a knave
the former if you think I am going to
recommend payment of $175,00 for any
animal in the condition in which your
driver left that mule when Secretary
Atkinson and I found it.
The only other possible excuse for your
request is that you must be a knave to
expect the Government, or anyone else,
to pay you.
If you knew of thnt accident by tele
phone ns soon ns your driver urrived in
Knu, and failed to notify hint to at once
disp itch n until to examine the nninml
and see if it was necessary to kill it, you
deserve to be prosecuted for cruelty to
Your driver claimed he did not know
your name, and 1 could not find out to
whom that mule belonged. He gave us
to understand that he would be held per
sonally responsible by "his boss" if he
killed the mule, and claimed that he was
waiting for instructions as to what to do.
On his return to Hilo he expected to lead
the animal back, in order to prove to his
heartless, cruel employer the condition
of the animal, and I presume you will
deny any such instructions and claim
thnt the Ignorant Japanese driver had
told you that the accident was only
slight, and between the two of you escape
the consequences of the law.
In all my experience in these Islands,
I have never seen a case of greater cruelty
to animals, the moral responsibility for
which you cannot escape, in that you
employ a driver whom you evidently
could not trust and who would commit
such an outrage. How lout; the poor
brute had been there, exposed by day to
the hot tropical sun and by night to the
cold fogs from off the mountains, which
are sure to creep down in that locality,
with its hind leg broken and the bone
protruding, I do not know. But when
we found it, the broken leg was swollen
to three or four times the natural size,
the wound taken possession of by the
flics, the leg twisted clear under its body,
and in its agony the animal had unfortu
nately put its fore leg over the halter
rope, so that in order to stand on three
legs its head had to be down near the
ground, or if it raised its head it had to
stand on two legs. Its death was only n
question of hours, and to remove it would
have been impossible.
To my mind, it is most unfortunate the
law provides no way, under the circum
stances, to penalize both you and your
driver. If such an incident had occurred
in the town of Hilo, I am sure the hu
manity and public spirit of your fcllow-
towusuieii would have raised a storm of
indignation, and public opinion would
have held you responsible.
(Signed) G. It. CARTER, '
Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. 26, 1905.
Mr. G. R. Carter,
My dear Governor: Yours of Jan. 33rd
at hand, contents noted. You do nut
know my Rationality. I suppose you
wish to know it. I am American by joice
not by compulsion, uatif of 'Switzerland
Sory you cannot understand my letter
If so, wy do you answer? As to being a
fool or knave, I say not guilty-
I expect every one to pay their bills
even if the bill is iucured for simpaty of
mules. The first iuforuiclion I ad of any
pillkin was from Arioli at night saing
thnt tlie Governor killed one of my
mules. So I again say not guilty to be
prosecuted for cruelty to animals,
My driver is stil in my employ and he
law to punish me and my driver, wicli
Indicates to tuc more humanity for the
mule than the men in the tropical sun
nud fogs from the mountains.
Now, my Dear Governor, I do not be
lieve this little note wil please 5 on any
mute than my Inst, but I remember sonny
time during the ycr to hnvc rend in the
newspaper that the Governor would dis
charge the Government cuplolcs that did
not pay thnir bills. I can suply 11 lot in
Hilo nud Honolulu that disobeys your
order nud I would be very sory to include
your own. The Advertiser the 22 con
tains 11 sad tale ol it mule. I did not
swing thnt talc in the press, but I have
no objection if it is agreeable to yon thnt
my first note, this one and your mis. tuny
go in it, errors and nil.
In conclusion I say that mule was tied
and not abandoned all the locality ncom
ndatlon can suply. If the accident ml
been in Hilo or Honolulu, ns you say,
my Fellow Townsmen would not found
me dilatory in attending to my duty and
Public opinion would have noting to
complain. Wy to-day one of my beasc
in going to pasture got itr the government
swamp, it required n dozen men and a
lentil to get him out and no one made
any complaint. We are having accidents
at all times, not myielf alone but others
also, and I certainly believe thnt it is out
of wince for the Governor to tnke part in
our misfortune unless he is willing to pay
for is mistakes. The Hill is still $175.
(Signed) P. BRUGIIELI.I.
In the Circuit Court of the l'ourtli Circuit,
Territory of Hawaii. '
AT ClIAMtlltRR IN I'KOIIATIt.
Ill the matter of the Estate of KAWAI
KUIKAHI of Ktikuihnile, IlniiMkun,
PETITION FOR LETTERS OP AD-
The petition of Mrs. Kin! Kulknhl,
widow of the deceased, praying that Let
ters of Administration be issued to her as
Administratrix of said estate.
Notice is hereby given that Tuesday,
the J.Sth day of February, 1905, nt 10
o'clock 11 m'., be nnd hereby Is ntiiiolnltil
the time for hearing said petition in the
ioun room 01 tins court, at lino, Ha
waii, nt which time nud place nllwrsons
interested may appear mid show cause, if
any they.hnvc, why the praver of said
pctiuun'sltould not be granted.
Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. 36, 1905.
lly the Court:
A.S. LhBARON GURNHY. Clerk,
lly Chits. Hitchcock, Deputy Clerk
Caw, S. Smith,
Attorney for Petitioner. 14-4
THE HILOjrRliBUNES MAIL CHART
MAILS AURIVK IN HONOLULU AND DEPART AS POLLOWS:
Work of Wireless.
The Wireless Telegraph Com
pany during the past year has trans
mitled messages aggregating a little
over 100,000 words. Of these mes
sages, the government messages
aggregated about 20,000 words.
The planters' messages aggregated
about 23,000 words, and the mes
sages ot the general public aggre
gated about 55,000 words.
This is the biggest year's work
the company has ever done. Aside
from betterments and the govern
ment subsidy the expenses of the
company exceeded the income from
operation by about $500 a month.
rue minimum charge tor a mes
sage of ten words has been a dollar
The feature of the operation of the
system during the past year which
has attracted the attention of the
management has been the extent to
which the general public has used
the system. Honolulu Star.
In accordance with Section 41, Chap
tcr II, of the Act of Congress organizing
Hawaii into 11 Territory, the next regular
session of the Legislature of the Territory
of Hawaii will convene in Honolulu on
Pebruary 15th, the third Wednesday in
Pcbruary. Such session shall continue
not longer than sixty days, excluding
Sundays and holidays.
" G. R. CARTER,
Honolulu, January 5U1, 1905. 13-3
Large Tract Leased.
A large tract of the Iltiuiuula lauds,
known as the grazing laud of Kaohe,
was sold at public auction by Comuiis-1 was right iu telling you that he was te
spouscuie lor is team lor cerleuly I iltu
not expect that the governor wold take a
sloner of Public Laud Pratt last week iu
Honolulu to A. W. Carter, for ft, 550 per
annum for the term of twenty-one year.
The property includes odout 18,000 acres
of grazing land, and s part of 11 tract of
317,150 acres included iu the Kaohe
lauds. The upiet price was fixed at
hand iu it. This cruel, heartless em
ployer did expected that the Jap would
lead or if uccesary put the mule in the
wagon nud bring him home the same wat
wee did ones before the very mule that
Col. Samuel Parker nud Carter, the
figure went up to the price mentioned.
A. M. Brown dil the buying, presum
ably for Carter.
$1,500 but owing to theriv.tlrv bet veeu j Wked that one got injured iu Puna and
Mine uriver tied mm to a tree, got in
Hilo at dark. Next morning I went out
with a dray, got the mule home, iu tree
I mouths he wnss nt work. The Japs told
me that this mule roled nud in so doing
Mooting Postponed. j kiked the other one nud made him lame,
Owing to the illness of some of Us ' tied him to tree but leg was not broken
members, the regular meeting of the "en they left him.( The fuct that you
Teachers' Reading Club, will be post-1 f"l b'i with the leg over the halter
poned oue week. A full attendance Pel), convinces me tlie leg wnss not broken,
ruary 7H1 is hoped for.
There will bij a union meeting at the
JIuili church Suuday night.
for my experience is that H takes a mule
3 legs to stand.
Prom the tone of your letter, it seems
to me that you hare sory for not oviug
Vessels whose names appear OVER the date ARRIVK from the Coast.
Vessels whose names appear BELOW the date DEPART for the Coast.
Destination of Vessels () To San Praucisco; (t) To Colonies: It) To
"Victoria; B. C; (4)To Yokohama. . vw , u;
S. S. Kinau departs from Hilo for Honolulu every Friday at 10:00 a. tn.
S. S. Mautia Loa'smail closes in Hilo on Saturdays and Tuesdays marked
(X) ot 3:15 p. m., arriving ip Honolulu at daylight three days later.
On the rotd between Hilo Hoarding
School and Wainaku, a small oxidized
silver watch. Suitable reward to finder
on return to Tkiuunb Office.
On ami after this date all boat hire will
be for cash. A charge of J1.00 per trip
payable iu advance will be made for
every passenger carried after 11 o'clock
p. m. Delays of launches alongside of
vessels louger than fifteen minutes will
be taxed at the rate of $1.00 per hour.
All freight charges are payable by the
shipper nnd nre chargeable to vessel only
on master's writteu order.
R. A. LUCAS & CO.
Hilo, Hawaii, Peb. I., 1905. 14-4
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Hilo Electric Light Co.,
Ltd., held nt its offices nt Hilo, Wednes
day, January 35, 1905, the following offi
cers were elected for the ensuing year:
President J. A. .Scott
Vice President C. C. Kennedy
Treasurer N. C. Wiilfong
Secretary Wm. T. llatding
Directors W. II. Shipmaii, J. W.
Mnsou and A. II, Jackson.
W. T. BALDING,
Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. 25, 1905. 14-3
At the auuunl meeting of the stock
holders of THU PIRST BANK OP
HILO, LTD., held at the Hank, Peacock
block, Hilo, Hawaii, Saturday, Jan. 14,
1905, the following were elected officers
and directors for the ensuing year:
P. Peck, President.
C. C. Kennedy, Vice-President.
John T. Moir, Second Vice-President.
C. A. Stobie, Cashier.
A. II. Jackson, Secretary.
N. C. Wiilfong, Auditor.
Directors. Win. Pullnr, John J. Grace,
P. S. Lyinnn, H. V. Patten, John Watt,
W. II. Sbipman.
A. II. JACKSON. Secretary.
Hilo, Hawaii, Jan. 14, 1905, 13-3
The Old Reliable Stand is
Razors honed, Scissors nud all edged
tools perfectly ground. Satisfac
Examinations of Candi
dates lor West Point
Preliminary Examinations to enable
the Congressional Delegate for Hawaii to
select one nominee nud two alternates
each for the U. S. Military Academy nnd
the U. S. Naval Academy respectively
will be held iu the Legislature Hall in
the Capitol, Honolulu, from Monday,
Pebruary 6th. to Thursday, February 9th.
inclusive, commencing nt 9 O'Clock A.
M. of each day. Examinations for the
Military Academy will be held on Mon
day and Tuesday, and for the Naval
Academy on Wednesday and Thursday.
ALATAU T. ATKINSON,
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Por JONAH K. KALANIANAOLE.
14-1 Delegate iu Congress.
Three Hoom School
House at Waiohiuu,
District of Kan, Ha
waii, T. II.
Proposals will be received at the office
of the Supt. of Public Works, Honolulu,
T. II., until is o'clock m. of Feb. 6,
1905, for constructing a Three Room
School-house nt Waiohiuu, Kau, Hawaii,
Plans mid specifications nre on file
with the Asst. Supt. of Public Works,
with E. E. Richards, Agent Public
Works, Hilo, Hawaii, and with J. C.
Scarles. School Agent, Hilea, Hawaii,
copies of which will be furnished intend
ing bidders on receipt of $5.00, which
sum will be returned after depositing bid
and returning plans and specifications.
No proposal will be entertained unless
submitted 011 the blank forms furnished
by the Asst. Supt. of Public Works, en
closed iu a sealed envelope addressed to
Hon. C. S. Holloway, Supt. of Public
Works. Honolulu, T. II., endorsed "Pro
posal for Waiohiuu School-house," and
delivered previous to 13 o'clock m. on
the day specified.
The Superintendent of Public Works
reserves the right to reject any or all
C. S. HOLLOWAY,
Superintendent of Public Works.
Honolulu, T. II. Jan. 17, 1905. 13.3
REPORT OP THE CONDITION
FIRST BANK OF HILO
AT THE CLOSE OP 11USINESS
DECEMBER 31, 1904
Loans ami discounts $319,637 59
wan loans ami government
Furniture and fixtures.
Due from banks
Capital paid iu $143,500 00
Surplus 30,000 00
Undivided profits 3,316 00
Deposits 103.880 74
Due other banks 31,384 a7
I, C. A. Stobie, Cashier, do solemnly
swear that the above statement is true to
the best of my knowledge and belief.
C. A. STOI1IE, Cashier.
Examined and found correct.
W. II. SIIIPMAN, )
A. II. JACKSON, Directors.
JOHN T. MOIR, )
N. C. Wu.m'ono, Auditor.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 33d day of Jauunty, A. D. 1905,
W. S. WISE,
Notary Public, Fourth Circuit, T, H,
E. N. HOLMES
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Crown Suspenders Bathing Suits
President Suspenders Sweaters
Hosiery and Gloves
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