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SPRING FEVER mml IT1...
Spring l'cvcr N coniiderul u joke
when someone else Iihh it- lint
Hie conilltloii Is ill reality no joke.
Spring Fever Is one of llic terms
applied to that general relaxed con
dition of tlie system which is mi
common tit tills season. It indi
cntes, as n rule, n los ol vitulity
mul a disordered condition of tlie
blood. An effective remedy should
Im promptly used, hccaUM! lliiston.
dllion rendily becomes chronic.
Is just the remedy needed. It did
digestion, tones "up the nervous
system, purifies the blood mid in
creases vitality. Wc nre so sure
that it will give satisfaction in nil
cases that we sell It under a posi
tive guarantee. Your moiiev luck
if it fails.
II. I,. SHAW, - Manaokr
SERRAU LIQUOR GO
Complete Stock of Finest Table
Wines, lleers, Whiskies, Gins,
llrandies and Liqueurs.
Sole Agent for
Serrao Mock, Shipman Street
Telephone No. 7
THE UNION SALOON
Always on Hand:
Of Wines, Liquors, lleers
Mixed Drinks 11 Specialty
Draught and Ilottled
lOc Por Class
Telephone No. 7
J. G. SERRAO, - Manager :
Direct Line between SAN FRANCISCO
Ilurk St.' Catharine, Cnpt. Saunders
Hark Amy Turner, Capt. Warland
llurk Martha linvls, Capt. McAlIman-
For freight and passage apply to
WELCH & CO., Agents, San Francisco
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd., Agents,
H. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd.
Union Barber Shop.
CANARIO & STONI5, Props.
Wo Shavo, Cut Hair and
Shampoo at Lot-Llvo Ratos
All razors cleaned with antiseptics after
1'erfunies of the finest quality kept in
lock, a trial of which is solicited.
Pompoian Massage Croam
We also take particular pains with Chil
Union IIuii.ding, Wnianuenuc St.
&nn I m I
UU., Liu. 1
Commission AgentS i
Sole Agents for
National Cane Shredders,
Alex. Cross & Sons' Sugar Cane
and Coffee Fertilizers.
To Kill PIMM'S.
All ircight seiittoshipshy our launches
will he charged to shippers unless accom
panied by a written order from tlie cap.
tulus of vessels.
jotl R. A. MICAS iSt CO.
The Prosperity of Hilo in
Country Districts, Says Dr. Russel Ameliorative
, Credit System Farmers Produce Raw Materials
Towns Should Organize the Necessary Factories.
III my last letter to Uic Hi 1.0
Titnil'Nit, I stated tlint Ililo can be
put on its feet again only through
the development of manufacturing
industries, such industries ns would
enhance the value of raw materials
produced in tlie country surround
ing it. In that article, the general
principle was outlined that Ililo's
future prosperitymu a solid lounda-
1 tion lay in diversified industries; 1
I shall now endeavor in these few
(lines to point out how this may be
To induce the small farmer to
raise raw materials, two essential
objects must he realized in a town
legitimately claiming to he a local
! economical center:
First An ameliorative credit in
stitution must be created, such as
exists in all really civilized com
munities. I am afraid that with
us even the term of "ameliorative
credit" requires an explanation.
In the realm of finance, this desig
nates institutions which furnish
long-ternicd credit for the sole pur-
pose of productive improvements :
on real estate, taking the security
of the self-same real estate plus the
improvements. Advances arc made
pro rata according to the improve
ments in progress. If a farmer,
owning land, applies for credits to
clear a portion of the same or to
plant it, the financial institution in
quires into the location of the land,
its distance from roads and markets,
the character of the soil, the nature
of the product and proposed meth
ods and cost of cultivation, prob
able cost of article produced, and
the rate of credits necessary per
If a bargain is made, the institu
tion keeps an eye on the progress
of the work through a specially
litalified agent. This financial
assistance is not unlike our govern-
uncut advances to road contractors.
Such an institution will never allow
any credit unless satisfied of the
1 productiveness and reliability of
1 the improvements, viz, that such
j improvements are fully capable not
l only of paying the yearly interest,
but in the course of years that the
amortization of the principal capital,
besides being a new asset and a new
source of income to the farmer him
self. Under such circumstances, the
credit can be given cheaply, long
termed and perfectly secure. This
is a field for investment for large
capitalists looking for perfect se
curity, for trust and insurance com
pany funds, ns well as for small
men who keep their savings in
banks at as low a rate of interest as
4 per cent a year. The insurance
companies doing business here, are
merely draining our cash resources
to the continents of America and
Kurope, where their investments
are without any benefit to the
Islands and hopelessly beyond the
control of the original investor.
This is a matter for our legislature
to look into, with a view of com
pelling insurance companies to in
vest a part of their collections here.
Of course, an ameliorative credit
oank is not uiteiuiect lor tlie small
capitalist, with "get rich quick"
propensities. Without a cheap,
long-termed and easily accessible
credit no farmer will ever be able
t0 properly raise any crop, however
remunerative, un any si-iut; worm
The second essential condition
requisite to encourage the produc
tion of raw materials by farmers is
to create a demand for them on the
spot, at really "honest" and not
"hold up" prices. The price to
which the farmer is entitled for his
product, must represent the real
value of his share in the production
and not what some "knight of in
dustry" can squeeze out of him
with n club in hand. Squeezing,
Common With That of
sweating and all sorts of "doing
up" policies ate disadvantageous to
the robber and robbed alike, be
cause they drive the farmer away al
together in search of some better
hunting grounds. With his depar
ture, the value of al) real estate in
the coinuiuniiy (as we have learned
nlready by sad experience) depre
ciates, as well ns the amount of raw
materials produced, and conse
quently the dimensions of manufac
turing industries and the whole
prosperity of the country decreases.
It is preposterous to require
from a farmer any responsibility for
his product after it has left the field.
When the ctop is taken off, he
must have his cost for it, in order
to take care of the next crop. It is
still more prepojlrotts to demand
that individually or associated with
others, farmers can erect manu
facturing plants to make a finished
product and thereafter to market
the same atloard without outside
assistance. He has enough to look
after his fields, to raise the raw
material necessnry for the factory
The principle of division of labor,
demands that the manufacture of
the finished product and its market
ing, should be done by somebody
else. Only by complying with this
principle, every part and stage of
production can he accomplished
well and cheaply. Endeavoring
to reach too far upon all phases of
production, makes the farmer liable
to fall into the same pit as our
sugar planters and manufacturers,
who with both cheap labor and
high protection hardly succeed in
keeping the two ends together, like
the Russian Czar in Manchuria. It
is dangerous to stretch too far or
bile more than one can swallow.
The manufacturing plants of
which I spoke in my last letter,
A cannery for pineapples,
A distillery for bananas,
A starch plant for cassava, and
A fiber decorticating machine
for fiber plants.
Hilo as a manufacturing center,
possesses a free water power, con
nected by railways, steamship lines
and highways with all parts of the
Island. These manufacturing
plants will have to be erected by
tne citizens 01 tiuo individually or
in association with the corporations.
Considering the world known
known mechanical genius and en
terprising energy of the American
people, it is hard to believe that
Hilo is an American community.
Tlie people should not expect any
association of farmers. Organization
is well nigh impossible even in
Hilo, where the inhabitants are
not so scattered, so few and het
erogeneous in language, nationality,
education and customs. The farm
ers 011 these islands are so few and
so divided horizontally and verti
cally, that no union can ever occur,
for manufacturing or agricultural
purposes. To try to unite them
here is a hopeless task and a waste
of energy. Associate and organize
yourslves for manufacturing pur
poses in the town. He satisfied
with the values you have created
by enhancing those of raw materials
produced by the farmers. Do not
despoil the former of his just and
legitimate share by taking advan
tage of this division. Make contracts
. ith them for the delivery of raw
materials at prices agreed upon for
a term of years. Should the farin
ea happen to be only a tenant, his
landford should be willing to join
hands with him, interested as he Is
in the improvement of his land and
the increase in his rentals.
He who expresses his willingness
to die for a woman always reserves
the right to fix the date of his de
mise. Chicago News.
IIIHMHMl IMIMANII FOR ltUIIIIF.lt.
Ureal liirrcimo In Importation In
I'nsl Twenty Yearn.
Ifor the pst twenty years the
demand for crude India rubber in
the United States has constantly
grown. The vnlue of the importa
tions in 1884 amounted to $10,19.),
385, and weighed 23,672,563 lbs.,
while in 1904 there were 61,889,758
lbS., valued at $44,477,230, im
ported. This increase in the value
of rubber imported is due in part,
however, to an advance in price,
the average value per pound of the
impotts of crude rubber (including
guttapercha) having been in 1884,
43 cents, and in 1904, 7b cents.
The figures given are supplied
by the bureau of statistics of the
Department of Commerce and La
bor, which office further says, on
the subject, that a comparison of
the importations of rubber in 1904
with those of 1884 suggest not only
the growing demand in the United
States for this article, but the recog
nition of the importance of husband
ing the rubber rccources ol the
world. In 1884 the only rubber
imports were crude rubber and
guttapercha. In 1904, however,
there were not only crude rubber
and guttapercha, but also about
fifteen million pounds of "guttn
joolatong" or East India gum, a
product of Uorneo, which in certain
lines of manufacture is utilized in
stead of India rubber; and in addi
tion to this sixteen million pounds
of old and scrap rubber fit only
for rcmantifactiire. Thus it would
appear that the rapidly growing
demand for rubber nud the conse
quent danger that it may in time
exceed the supply arc suggesting
to the manufacturers and others en
caged 111 this industry the import
ance of husbanding of recources as
far as possible.
Brazil supplies the largest share
of the rubber coming to the United
States, more than 34,000,000 lbs.
of the total importations of 1904
coming from that country, Cent
ral America and Mexico also do a
large share ol the trade, while Co
ombia, Ecuador and the British
East Indies send a great quantity.
The rapid increase in the use of
this staple and its inportauce in our
manufacturing industries is also il
lustrated by the census figures of
manufactures, which show that the
number of establishments manu
facturing rubber and elastic goods
has increased from 90 in 1880 to
262 in 1900; the capital employed,
from $6,000,000 in 1880 to $39,000,
000 in 1900; the cost of the materials
used from $9,000,000 in 1880 to
$33,000,000 in 1900; and the value
of products, from more than $13,
000,000 in 1880 to $52,500,000 in
1900. Pratically all of this large
manufacture is absorbed by the
home market, the exports of rubber
manufactures having amounted to
only $4,435,590 in the fiscal year
1904, while the imports of the
manufactures of rubber amounted
in the same year to $1,157,042.
Hy order of A. II. Lindsay, Treasurer of
the llatuakua boila Works, Co., I.til.,
I will sell at Public Auction at
my .salesroom in
Saturday, April 15, 1905
At 12:00 o'clock noon, the good will,
machinery, stock and business of
THE IIAMAKUA SODA WORKS CO., Ltd.
Consisting of ill part ns follows:
The Soda Water Machine, with I'orce
and Syrup Pumps, and Iiottling Table,
all complete and in good working order.
The lease of the premises in Kukiii
Illicit, with good running water laid 011
450 dozen Dottles nnd 225 Wood Cases.
One Delivery Wagon.
One Set Double Harness.
Two Horses nud One Mule, all broken
Sundry Hxtrucls, Syrups, etc.
For further particulars inquire of A. II,
LINDSAY, or to
Houokna, Hawaii, March 14, 1905,
If your muscles nro sore, bones
nclio. joints fuel stilt, mul If pains
dart through your body, il Is probably
rhuiitimtisiu. Purify your blood, net
out till thu rheumatism (kiIsou lift
need of your stiCerlug in this way.
Wo hao the following letter from Mr. It.
T. Kowalcl, of Mannum. Bo. Australia. Mr.
owalil ulau itomU Ills photograph.
" 1 autfercd greatly with rlioumatUm,
which 1a Id ins up for a long Hum. I tried a
great many motlloliics, hut they wcro of llttlo
or no uno. A friend who liad taken Aycr's
tUruarllla Induced tun to try It. I thought
It would Im) Just lllto all the othor medicines.
Hut thcro wait n grctt and plcaiunt surprIM
In toro tor 1110, for after biking 0110 txmlo J
wat bettor, 'f ho welling began to go down,
thu paln began to lenvn uiu.und 1 felt better
lu over jr way. Af tor taking only Qto bottles
I wai completely cured. While I was taking
tlio H-trsaparllla I also took Ayer's Tills to
keep tny bowel tu good condition."
Thoro nro many Imitation Sarsiparlllaa.
Ho suro you get "Ayen.'f
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mitt., U. S. A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY.
Waiakea Boat House
R.A. LUCAS & CO., Trop'rs.
WAIAKEA BRIDGE, HILO
HAVE NOW A FLRKT OF
and Small Boats
FOR PUBLIC IIIRF.
lassengers and baggage taken to and
from vessels in the harbor at reasonable
rates. Launches nud rowbonts to hire
lor private picnics nnd moonlight rides.
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practicability it is equal to the steam en-
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Boats uttea with tills engine or frames 01 ,
any size to order. For particulars apply
to K. A. 1.UWAN Manager
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