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THIJ WEEKLY HILO TRIBUNE, HILO, HAWAII, TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1905.
CONDENSED LOCAL ITEMS
Jloo Typewriter fir $65 and n f JS
Piano for 100. W11II, Nlcliols Co.
The sign poil designating "Rainbow
Falls" hns been torn down nml removed.
J. S. Cntiario nml 1'. Sonsa were re
turning; pvwengers on Hie Kinau Inst
J. II. I'unly of llic Hilo Rnilronil lin9
returned from n two month's visit to the
Coast nml his old home In Tennessee.
Thctc will he n business meeting of the
Hilo Cotillion Chil) tonight (Tuesday), at
7:30 o'clock, nt the home of Mrs. 1). W.
ShcrlflTJohn C. Scnrlc, ncconipnnlcil hy
his nephew R. C. Senrle, Jr., of Lahaiua,
returned to llllo from the cnpltnl cily on
Miss L. M. Gibson, formerly n trained
nurse in the Hilo hospltwl, wns one of
the party of Volcnno visitors Inst week
nml will return to Honolulu by the
Rev. D. W. Wcstcrvclt gave nn '"'
Blructive lecture Sunday night nt the
Hnlll Churcli on "China nml the Chi
nese," Illustrated with stercopllcon views,
which was largely attended.
nattenberg mntcrlnl and fancy work
material of various kinds arc kept by
Moses & Raymond.
J. C. Roberts, of Washington, Iowa,
with his bride nre spending two months
in the islands. During their stay in Hilo
they were the guests of Jnmes l'ouicroy
and family on Sclibol street.
Responsible persons desiring to secure
a key to the police boxes of the Game-
well alarm system can hnve a key on ap
plication to Sheriff Searle. It is the pur
pose to have a key located In the vicinity
of each box.
H. T. Lake received by the Inst mail
the sad news of the death of his mother,
Mrs. Jane II. Lake, who died ntlier home
in San Francisco on I'cbrunry T4th. Mis.
Lake wns 12 years ol ugc mid suffered a
stroke of paralysis a few days before her
A slight blaze was discovered In the
kitchen roof of A. Richlcy's residence In
Riverside Park last Tuesday night. The
fire, caused from a spark from the chim
ney, wns promptly extinguished by the
owner with the assistance of Messrs.
Prost mid Lane.
The American bark Fooling Suey,
Wlllits, master, arrived Sunday afternoon
from Honolulu, making the voyage In
twelve days. The vessel lay oft" East
Point au entire week, beating in against
adverse winds. She will load sugar for
Mrs. Knte Ilravmer has secured a
divorce from her husband, A. A. Dray
mcr, on the ground of incouipntabilily of
temperament aud non-support. They
were married nt Honolulu hi November,
" 1901, and by the decree of the Court Mrs.
Uraymer is permitted to resume her
maiden name ofKate Comwell.
The sale of the Puna Sugar Plantation
advertised to tnkc place last Tuesday was
postponed n second time and will be
held on March 17th. No cause, except
Hint It wns the wish of the bondholders
is assigned for the delay. In the mean
time, the Olnn Sugar Co. is removing the
crop of caue under contract.
Moses & Raymond nre selling n "Skirt
hanger" which is something the Indies
will always use if once trircd. Step in
mid seen them.
The Honolulu Ilrcwing and Malting
Co. arc distributing a well written pain
phlet treating of the increasing useful
ness of beer and the usefulness of pure
beer as a temperance drink. The author
is 11 staunch advocnte of the beverage,
advancing reasonable nrguments for its
consumption in a tempcrnuce maimer, or
as a better clnss of English and Germans
It la reported that District Magistrate
Alex. Lindsay has been selected by Gov
ernor Carter to succeed Judge Gear,
whose term expires next month. Judge
John Albert Mntthewman, who accepted
the judgshlp of the Third District at
Kailua, conditionally that he would be
found a more pleasant berth, has resigned
na a coiiscnuence of the selection of
To show the efficiency of the police
department, Hashimoto, a Japanese ac
cused of committing a criminal assault
on a filteen year-old Jnpanese girl at
Kukaiau plantation last Thursduy, was
captured by n telephone message from
SheriffSearle l'riday at Kawalhae while
attempting to escape on the Kiuau to
Honolulu. The prisoner wns brought to
Hilo Juil nnd is 011 bail pending the
action of the grand jury.
K, J. Lnuz, wife nnd child of Ptitico
returned from Honolulu Inst week.
The Chess Club meets Snltirdny night nt
the resilience, of Mr. and Mrs. I). W,
There were thirty-one Volcano tourists
011 the Inst trip of the Kiunii, especially
conducted by Tony MnrcclHno. of Hono
II. Vicars, R. IS. Balding, Dr. M. Rlefe
and Dr. Archer Irwin made K four-in-haud
party to the Volcano Holisc over
A splendid opportunity to secure the
most popular uingaziucs is open to cash
subscribers tinder the combination club
offer of the Tiuuunu.
A. G. Kullbcrg, the koa lumber king
of Hawnii who has been spending the
winter on the California coast, was n
returning passenger on last Wednesday's
If you with your coffee to bring the
highest market prices let the Hilo Coffee
Mill clean, classify aud place the same on
the market for you. Liberal cosh ad
vances made on shipments.
At the request of Dr. Henry Hayes,
the Tridunk desires to state thnt the
article appearing In the last issue of this
paper signed "II.," wns not from his pen,
ns the impiession seems to prcvnll.
C. M. Cooke of Honolulu, Mr. nnd
Mrs. A. Sceley of Danbury, Conn., visited
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Scott at Wnluaku
Lawns Wednesday, leaving the next
morning (or the Volcano and returning
to Honolulu on Prida'y'B steamer.
Mrs. A. P. 15111s oi San Francisco, wife
of the late Chas. Ellis of Hilo, was a Vol
cano tourist last week. Mr. Ellis was
formerly a teacher in the Hilo Boarding
School and associated with Ray Bros, in
the real estate business here. About a
couple of years ago he committed suicide
in San Francisco.
Mrs. C. B. Wells and Miss Wells, wife
and daughter of Manager C. B. Wells of
Wailuku Sugar Co., Maui, accompanied
by Mrs. C. D. Lufkin and Miss Read of
Sacramento, Cal., made up a party to the
Volcano last week. They are at present
registered at the Volcano House and will
return by the Kinau 011 nest Friday,
Knortfl to Induce Jnpnnpso Laborers
lo go o Snn Frnnclsco.
It is reported that efforts arc being
made by j. P. Ball, n lawyer formerly of
Honolulu, now nt Victoria, It. C, to en
tice Jnpnnesc laborers from Hawaii to
migrate to the Const, with n view of
sending litem to South America. A local
representative Is said to be now on the
ground making the arrangements. Japa
nese have been going to Sail Francisco
and the California const only to be disap
pointed in securing higher wages, and
some of them have returned to their for
mer haunts in these Islands. Ballta
plans nre surrounded with n secrecy nc-
cording to Seattle dispatches, but that he
is making nrrnngements fur n Inrge con
signment of Jnpnnesc lnbor from the is-
Innd plantations is certain.
The Weekly Hawaii Shlnpo, published,
at Honolulu, contains the following re
ference to the matter:
Honolulu and Hilo arc soon lo receive
calls from some steamers from the coast
coming after Japanese passengers to Sail
Francisco and Seattle. At least two
such steamers arc already announced
and the companies owning or chartering
them are advertising in the local Japa
The S. N. Steamship Company is ad
vertising the well known steamer Cen
tennial, to come to Honolulu and Hilo
about March 35, aud to make monthly
trips thereafter, from San Francisco to
llllo nnd Honolulu and back, with Hilo
ns the principal port nt this cud. The
steamer wants laborers as passengers,
and she will go to the island where it is
thought that the largest number can be
had. Inducements arc being offered
which the charterers hope wilt result in
the steamers being crowded with Japa
nese steerage passengers every tripr The
Oriental Trading Company of Seattle is
another concern which is about to send a
steamer here. This company's vessel is
the Olympla, and it is announced in the
advertisements that she will be here
about April iS. She is to carry Japanese
passengers and freight to Seattle, and
special inducements are being offered to
Now L'nno Loader.
W. II. Lambert, formerly of the llllo
Railroad, has perfected a cane loader,
which for simplicity of construction nnd
operation ought to appeal to every plan
ter. His principle is an endless cable
running betweeu two towers, which con
veys the caue for n distance of three hun
dred feet iu the field to the car or flume,
where bv a simple operation the bundles
arc lowered Into the vehicle or flume.
The loader is operated with a small three
horse power gasolluc engine, and can be
moved to any part of the field without
difficulty. Mr. Lambert-went to Houo
lull) Friday to present his invention to
sc vt ral-agents of island plantations. The
machines will be sold on a royalty basis.
Prospects For July Races. .
Already the members of the Hawaii
Jockey Club are making arrangements
for a splendid race meet on July 4th, (s
will appear from the advertisement ap
pearing in this issue. The horsemen are
evincing great interest in the meeting
aud since word comes from Honoluln
that the nth of June races there have
been abandoned, the management will
endeavor to attract the string of fast run
ners of the capital city. The public may
be sure that under the supervision of the
Hawaii Jockey Club they will be fur
nished with a good day's sport.
Combine- Against lluwnllnu Hnnauas.
A local banana grower has received a
letter from his agent iu San Francisco
showing the methods adopted by com
mission men on the coast which is the
cause of such small returns. An extract
from the letter is: "Its a pretty tough
proposition this banana business now.
The Eastern banana people are killing
the price on Hawaiian fruit by simply
unloading several carloads at the time
the S. ih Enterprise arrives and selling
their own fruit at very low figures. Their
bunches arc twice the size of ours and
sell at about $1.00 a bunch. This results
iu knocking the price of Hawaiian , ba
nanas dowu to nothing. The Hilo
grower should organize nnd coma into
this market solid. If they do not they
are going to be beaten right along. You
arc at the mercy of the commission men
and things arc getting worse." Some
shippers last month only realized thlrleon
cents a bunch aud one man's net pro
ceeds on a $300 shipment was $8.00.
Hi6Af,L PLANTERS' MILL.
W. It. Cnxtlo Proposes to Erect One
In Month Konn.
W. R. Cnsllc, Attorney 1). L. Wlthlng-
ton, of Honolulu, and Prof, Geo. II,
Mend, of Chicago University, accom
panied by his small sou, were Hilo visi
tors over Thursday ns the guests of Mrs.
E. G. Hitchcock on School street. The
pnrty have been on Hawnii for the past
ten days, visiting the two Konas, ascend
ing Mnunn Ken and stopping nt KUmlea
on the trip overland from Knilun. After
leaving Humimlu Sheep station, the
guide lost his way and led the party ten
tulles past the Volcano House down into
Knit. They arrived, however, at the
crater hotel on Tuesday night about dark
much fatigued by tliclr long journey, but
descended into the crater to witness the
lnva flow, which wns quite active. All
were much pleased with the grandeur of
the scenery, both of Kilatten and the
higher elevations. They took the Kiuau
Friday morning for Honolulu.
Mr. Castle has formulated a scheme of
building a cooperative mill near Nn poo
poo, to grind the cane of small Individual
planters iu that vicinity. Mr. Castle has
sought lo encourage cane growing in the
two Kona's, believing it means the up
building of that side of the island. Hence
his purpose to erect a central mill where
the output of small planters for miles
around could be ground. .'
Some years ago, cane was grown be
tween Napoopoo and Hookcna at Mr.
Castle's solicitation, and while it was
never harvested, Mr. Castle reimbursed
nil of the owners of this cane, as he had
asked them to grow it, thinking that by
the time it would be ready to be harvested
that there would be a mill ready. Mr.
Castle has not given the Idea up and
there are men like former Manager
Hewitt of Naalehu, who think the plan a
good one. He only wants to hear from
his brother J. B. Castle, who is in the
East negotiating for funds, machinery,
W. R. Castle's scheme is to build a
sugar mill at Kealakekua bay, near Na
poopoo, which would be able to grind all
the caue that could be grown upon the
land of the old Kona Sugar Co. and cer
tain lands called Keel, Honnunau, Kco
kea and Kalae, which lie between Napoo
poo and Hookena, in South Kona. One
of the chief causes of the failure of the
.Kona Sugar Co. was the inability to get
the cane to the mill at a reasonable cost,
owing to the long distance that some of
the caue had to be transported. Were a
mill erected at Napoopoo the cane could
be dry flumed at a low cost, because of
the steep incline of the surrounding hills.
Should this proposition go through the
new plantation would be a large one, as
there would be much new land planted
to caue In South Kona, which was not
available to the old Kona Sugar Co.
Citizens of North and South Kona are
taking keen ititerest in the project.
To tho LuiIIor.
Mrs. J. H. Lane will leave for the East
within a few weeks.
Ladies desiring millinery should seud
In their order not later than March 30th,
or they cannot be filled.
L. TURNER CO., LTD.
Tho Micks' Dnnco.
Elaborate preparations arc In progress
for the Emerald Dance to be given by
the Hilo Cotillion Club next Friday
night at Spreckcls Hall. The Decora
tion Committee under 'the supervision of
Miss Ivy Richardson, chairman, have
under way n decoration scheme that will
be both unique and original. The pre
vailing colors of course will be green,
commemorative of the laud of the Sham
rock aud it has been suggested that the
management erect a spacious "Blarney
stone" where the loquacious lovers can
renew their inspiration in the search for
new worlds to conquer. The liquid re
freshments will be entirely temperance
drinks, so that the dance is not expected
to end in a wake as somebody has prophesied.
ltliouninllsm Can bo Cured.
Many sufferers from this painful disease
have been surprised and delighted at the
prompt relief obtained by applying Cham
berlain's Pain Balm. A permanent cure
may be effected by continuing its use for
a short time. It will cost you but a trifle
to try it. Sold by the Hilo Drug Co.
A HATTER OF HEALTH
Kinuu Departures, March 10.
Mrs. J. M. Hind and child, Mrs. V. D.
Rood, Mrs. C. R. Colgnn, W. R. Castle,
D. L. Withlugton, Geo. H. Mead, J. M.
Jennifer, Tony Marcelllno, A. Richley,
T. G. E. Walker, II. Gross, A. A. Steers,
T. O. Smith, D. Craig, J. de Laittle, A.
de Canavorro, R. A. Hosmer, G. W.
Smith, Mrs. J. J. Connolly, Miss Con
nolly, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Roberts, Mrs.
II. W. MUt, child and maid, Mrs. C. II.
Smith, A. Sceley and wife, Miss C. de
Lalltee, Mrs. G. Craig, Mr. aud Mrs. Van
Arnwlalej. J. W. Bergstrom, Edward C.
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd and son,
Mr. aud Mrs. E. P. Low, two children
aud eervaut, C. M. Cooke,
HAS HO SUBSTITUTE
The Olnn Mill Grinds.
The Olaa Sugar Company began grind
ing last Tuesday, and on last Suuday
night Manager Watt put on a night shift,
so that the mill is now running night
and day. Win. Weight has been em
ployed as assistant to Sugar Boiler
Fiucke, and Fred G. Snow is assistant
engineer in charge of the night work.
Engineer Harry Wicks has had the mill
In readiness for several weeks past, but
the delay was necessary 011 account of
the lack of water to flume the cane.
There is ample water now in the Kau
maua flume and 110 apprehension is felt
regarding a further shut down on account
of dry weather.
Editor Tkiuunk: Today Rev. W. C.
Stewart came to me as the representative
of the Catholic Church to apologize lor
the lecture given at the teachers' couveii.
tiou in Hilo 011 March the 3d. I consider
herewith the unfortunate incident closed.
Hilo, March n, 1905,
As my lecture appeared in your paper,
will you please insert the above iu your
WALTER C. STEWART.
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A Record Trip.
For a wind jammer, the ship John Ena,
W. A. Madseu, master, holds the record
for the best run from Shanghai to the
Hawaiian Islands. The vessel arrived off
port Wednesday afternoon and was
brought to anchorage inside of the buoy
by the tug Chas. Counselmau about nine
o'clock iu the evening. The ship made
the passage from Shuiighai, China to
Hilo, a distance of 4,929 miles in 32 days.
A part of the voyage was made In steamer
time, 310 miles being made in one day.
During the first eighteen days only a dis
tance of 240 miles was made, but during
the remaluderof the trip, nearly 300
miles a day was covered. The daily
average for the entire trip was 214 miles
The John Ena comes iu ballast to load
sugar for Philadelphia. On her arrival
at the Quaker City,Uie vessel will have
made a complete circuit 'of the world.
Leaving Philadelphia on August 10,
ladened with 114,625 cases of kerosin
the voyage around Cape Good Hope was
made in 144 days. The ship cleared from
Shanghai on February 14th, and passing
the equator enjoyed two Mondays in one
week. The John Ena was built in Glas
gow, Scotland, in 1892 and for a long
time sailed under Hawaiian registry.
She is a steel bottom vessel, 312 feet long,
48 feet In bieadth, 35 feet deep aud hav
ing a tonnage of 2706. Captain Madseu
who has been iu the ship for over nine
years Is right proud of the record trip of
the John Ena. Upon his arrival at llllo
he cabled his owners of his arrival aud
received In reply the two words "Good
The Match meeting of the Piano Club
was held on Wednesday afternoon at the
home of the Misses Potter, Mrs. Charles
Purueaux assisting with the entertain
ment. The following is the program:
The Minstrel's Serenade Josef Low
Miss M. F. Potter and Miss Sumner
Miss Esther Lyman
Idyllc Arabe Chuminade
Mrs. aud Miss Severance
(a) Romance Schumann
(b) Nocturne Schumann
(c) Study Chopin
Miss Katherine Westervelt
Talk "Current Eveuts"..Mrs. J. T.Lewis
Song "The Rose in the Garden"
Miss Lillnoe Hapui
Chanson Triste Alvuh Glover Salmoii
Mrs. J. T, Lewis-'
j fts j
Ho! for the Races!
UrNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE HAWAII JOCKEY CLUB
COMMENCING AT 10:(K) O'CLOCK A. M.
I. .Mile, Free for nil $150
2. jZ-Mllc, Hawaiian Bred : .' ,. 200
3. -Mllc, Pony Race, 14 hands or under 6O
4. i-Milc, to Harness, best two In three 200
.B. itf-Mtlc, Free for nil ..... 400
6. -Mlle, Hawaiian Bred ?.., BO
7. i-Milc, Free for all .' .. 250
8. -M!lc, Japanese Race Swoopstakos
9. tf-Mtlc, Ficc for all 200
10. Ji-Mile, Unbroken Horses, riders to saddle 50
1 1 . -Mile, Donkey Race, riders lo change, last to
finish wins 20
Totals , $1670
SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Three or more to enter, three or more to start.
ENTRANCE FEE, 10 OF PURSE.
SECOND HORSE TO SAVE ENTRANCE.
ENTRIES TO CLOSE ON JUNE 30 AT 6:00 p. m.
SCRATCHES TO CLOSE ON JULY r AT 6:00 r. M.
J. D. EASTON, Secretary.
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