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THR WttftKLV HILO TRIBUNE, HILO, HAWAII, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1905.
mmm.iM j. uuuwuk a iu
Spring l'eviri considered n joke
when someone else linn it lint
the condition it in reality no joke.
Spring l'evcr Is one of the terms
implied to thnl general relnxed con
dition of the system which is so
common nl this semon. It indi
cnles, ns 11 rule, 11 loss ot vitality
nnd n disonlered condition of the
Mood. An effective remedy should
lie liromptly used, because this con
tlilion readily becomes chronic.
Is just the remedy needed. It nids
digestion, tones up the nervous
svstem, purifies the blood mid in
creases vitnlily. Wc are so sure
Hint it will give satisfaction in all
cases that we soil it under it posi
tive guarantee. Your money back
if It fails.
II. I,. SHAW, - Managmr
HUMAN LIBERTY AND
PURPOSES IN RUSSIA.
Dr. Nicholas Russel Begins A Series of Articles on
Russia Thinking Men and Fatalists The Tendency
of Human Thought is Toward Social, Political and
SERRAO LIQUOR GO
Complete Stock of I'iiu-st Table
Wines, Hecrs. Whiskies, Gins,
llrnudies and Liqueurs.
Sole Agent for
Scrrao Hlock, Shlptunn Street
Telephone No. 7
THE UNION SALOON
Always on Hand:
Of Wines, Liquors, Ilcers
Mixed Drinks a Specialty
Draught nnd Mottled
lOc Por Class
Telephone No. 7
J. G. SERRAO, - Manager
Although thinking is considered
to be nu essential characteristic of
the human species, men who really
think arc rare. They constitute
but n small quantity of U16 mass of
people. Anyhow, thinking men
arc not so numerous nor so fre
quently met ns men with titles, for
tunes, decorations, scientific de
grees, etc. l lie rest 01 numamty
I leave their thinking to others, fol
I lowing like a herd ol sheep. They
I stick to any established fnith, the
ory or dogma duly set lortli and
promulgated, provided it frees them
from the necessity of any indepen
dent mental exertion. And, strange
to say, the more incredible the the
ory the easier it finds followers.
You may easily convince the peo
ple that a locomotive, ground into
powder and scattered to the four
winds, is still capable of pulling a
railroad train, but you will meet a
deaf car and a stout resistance in
advancing that two and two make
If the masses, including the titled,
decorated, jich and professional men
do not think what do they do? Like
our quadruped ancestors they look
for grass, for prey, for food. Their
attention is so intensely absorbed
with questions of fodder and wealth
and "success" that there is no time
left for thinking. Like those dis
tant ancestors, theycontinually keep
their heads turned down to the
mother ground the resource of all
food till their necks get stiff and
fixed forever. A man may wallow
in wealth aud the question of food
may be settled already for the whole
of his posterity, but the stiff neck,
directed to what they call "busi
ness," prevents him from glancing
at the heavens, from seeing the dis
tant horizons the real world of
man. They still look for grass for
more gras. Like strayed cattle,
they have no definite aim in life, no
beacon, no principles. They turn
to the right or left, forward or back
ward, ignoring the compass needle
altogether, and are governed exclu
sively by the sight of a green tuft
of grass or of an attractive bush
sticking from behind the rock. They
call it "business," aud theirmethods
"business methods." They con
temptuously look upon men whose
aspirations go beyond the search of
fodder, and call them cranks, im
practical dreamers, utopists. Rely
ing upon wealth and power, accum
ulated by themselves aud their an
cestors, taking advantage of the fix
edness and narrowness of their pur
poses, lining them as a diamond
drill, they claim to rule aud govern
communities, states, nations, to
guide the world from behind shop
counters "on business principles,"
as if the whole universe were based
on the system of double-entry book
keeping. The idea that other things
besides fodder may be necessary to
run the world never strikes the
minds of unthinking men for the
simple reason that they have no
conception of anything else. Poor
human-looking things, indeed!
But let us turn to the thinking
minority. It may be divided into
two types, according to the diver
gent habits of mind. The first, a
very predominant one, never looks
into the future; does not take any
stock in it. Tue future appears to
them as n sort of a blank, on which,
when the time comes, the past will
write its decrees. Their eyes are
turned backward to this very past,
Direct Line between SAN FRANCISCO j which they consider the only renl-
AND HlLO. jtV ti,e OI,iy tiijg to build upon,
Hurl. St. L'ntliurliio, Capt. Saunders tlie 0iy criterion for guidance. II.
Hurl, Amy Turner, Capt. Wnrland I Q w , , ,s rcnmrknbe nrllc,
llurk Murthu Durlx, Capt. McAIlman 1 , ' r ., .. t ,
I'The Discovery of the I'tittire,"
QUICK DISPATCH j Smithsonian Reports, 1902, calls
Tor freight and passage apply to j ti,etn retrospective, submissive, or
WELCH & CO., Agents, San Francisco j ca minds. In evcrv issue of Hf
they look for some established law,
I custom, right or precedent. What
does not evolve from it is wrong,
and has no right for existence,
I'OR RATKS, I1LANKS, IJTC.
E. E. RICHARDS
AOHNT INTI'R-ISLAND Tl'.I.K-
GRAl'II CO., HILO.
m f THE j
I ) GIVES
' SAILING VESSELS
They most consistently condemn
the thing that is only seeking to
establish itself. Such is the mind
of a trained lawyer.
The second, which is a more
modern nnd much less abundant
type, thinks constantly and by
preference concerning things to
come. It is constructive in habit;
it interprets the things of the pres
ent and gives value to this or that,
entirely in relation to things de
signed or foreseen. This is a mas
terly type, because it perpetually
attacks nnd alters the existing, es
tablished order of things, and is
perpetually falling away from the
respect of traditions and established
institutions of the past. For him
the past is dead, aud he lets the
dead bury their dead. It sees the
world as n great workshop, and the
present ns merely material for the
future for the thing that is yet
destined to be, which, by the way,
is the only one worthy of interest.
This type is in the active mood of
thought, while the former is in the
passive. It is the mind of the in
ventor, the architect, the mind of
youth the mind especially manl
iest among western nations; while
the former is the mind of age, the
mind of the Oriental. Prometheus
confronted with Confucius !
It is not sufficiently recognized
how different in consequences these
two methods are. The time we live
in is the time of an extraordinary
uncertainty and of indecision upon
endless questions moral, economi
cal, political and religious. A very
large amount of this uncertainty,
which makes all of us feel miserable.
is due to the fact that with most of
us, these insufficiently distinguished
ways of looking at things are not
only present together; but in actual
conflict, in our minds.
It is not difficult to perceive
where the essential difference be
tween these two methods of think
ing originates. In the unbroken
ciain of events, evolving from each
other as cause and effect, in strict
conformity with the supreme nat
ural law of causality a new revolt
ing link arises, i. e., human con
sciousness, human thought, human
will and purpose. As soon as born,
it refuses to take things as they are
or would be, if left to themselves.
It finds them uncomfortable and in
consistent with human welfare and
human interests. It gives the pro
cess of causality a twist and to the
events a new direction more in ac
cordance with human purposes. Is
that right or wrong?
The question is: Shall man re
duce his part in nature and history
to the condition of a billiard ball,
obeying blindly natural forces act
ing upon him, as did his ancestors,
following the process of natural
evolution together with the rest of
the animal world; or shall he assert
his rights aud powers over nature,
the rights of a thinking being to
liberty, to self-determination. Shall
he master these forces, these laws
and that of evolution, taking his
destinies into his own hands and
shaping his future as suits him best?
Kvents that now take place in
Russia are of greater magnitude
than the most of us suspect. They
represent but the starting, initial
point wherefrom the flood will over
run the world, as in 1793. It is
like the eruption of Krakatoa, that
caused the tidal wave to encircle
the globe, that filled the atmosphere
with volcanic dust and enabled us
to witness those marvelous purple
sunsets all over the earth. It simply
signifies that the human race has
broken camp and has started on the
Hut where? Backwards or for
wards? What will be the new
moorings? Who is right and who
is wrong? Who will win and who
will lose in the above dispute, Con
fucius or Prometheus?
This is the fundamental question
now before the Russian people and
before the whole world.
I will analyze this question in the
next issue, so far as Russia is con
cerned, from both points of view,
from that of past traditions and of
Heginning with this issue the
Tkiiiunh will print n scries of ar
ticles from the pen of Dr. Nicholas
Russel, hearing on the Russian
question from the aspect of a Rus
sian. Dr. Russel was born at Mo
hiless, Russia, but being more or
less a philosopher and a free thinker,
he was banished from the country
aud came to the United States, No
man in Hawaii is better prepared
to speak intelligently on the condi
tion of the Russian people and the
trend of national politics. Kd.
TI.OWKK OP RUSSIA UOXK.
Disaster anil lUsrace llnvn Ruined
Army anil Nnvy.
What has become of the flower of
the Russian commanding officers?
Of twenty-eight men of the rank
of general, with whose name
the war has made us familiar, more
than half are now out of action. Of
fifteen admirals, three have been
killed, four are recalled in disgrace,
and four are prisoners of the Japan
ese. The remaining four are al
most of as little account. One,
Admiral Jassen, commands the
sole remnant of the Russian Pacific
fleet at Vladivostok, and the other
three arc loitering about at sea
with the various sections of the dis
credited Hnltic fleet. The follow
ing list shows what hai happened
to twenty-eight generals and fout
teen adihirals since the beginning
of the war:
Stoessel Prisoner on parole.
Oripenberg Recalled in disgrace.
Orloff Recalled in disgrace.
Trusoff Recalled in disgrace.
Keller Killed at Moticjiling.
Krondratchcnko Killed at Port
Tserpitsy Killed at Port Arthur.
Rialinkin Killed at Shaho.
Smolensky Killed at Shaho.
Routkovsky Killed at Liao
Rashtalinsky Prisoner in Japan.
Pflug Prisoner in Japan.
Bieli Prisoner in Japan.
Gorbatkovsky Prisoner in Ja
pan. Kikitin Prisoner in Japan.
Fock Prisoner in Japan.
Kondratovich Wounded, in hospital.
Sassuhtch Superseded, but
Stakelberg Wounded, but
Iiiiievitch Quarreled with Ku
rcpatkin. In command.
Hilderling Reported to have
quarreled with Kuropatkin.
Sakhnroff Still holds acammand.
Kaulbars Still holds a command.
Kuropatkin Resigned and dis
Makharoff Killed at Port Ar
thur. Molas Killed at Port Arthur.
Witgeft Killed at Port Arthur.
Ukhtomsky Prisoner in Japan.
Wireu Prisoner in Japan.
Lostchinsky Prisoner in Japan.
Grigorievitch Prisoner in Japan.
Jassen Command at Vladivostok.
Rodjestvensky Near Madagas
car. Folkersaham Loitering at sea.
Hotrovosky Loitering at sea.
So far as can be ascertained, the
Japanese have lost but one officer of
the rank of general, killed in the
action at Port Arthur, and two of
the rank of admiral, both of whom
were drowned in the sinking of the
battleship Hatsuse. Not one has
been captured by the Russians,
and none have been recalled.
You Kim Nu Risk.
You need not hesitate to buy
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. If
you are not satisfied with the re
sults after using two-thirds of the
bottle according to directions you
may return it to your dealer and
money will be refunded. Here' is
what the Greer Drug Co., Granite,
Oklahotnn, U. S. A., say concern
ing it: "We feel free to guarantee
every bottle for wc know we will
not have to redeem them." For
sale by Ililo Drug Co.
Built Me Up
IIivo you liocii III? Aro you still
wink mill discouraged? Do not jjot
r. rwiith ns fast ns you think you
Mould'' Tlwn tnko a pood tonic,
MHiiJthiti that will aid your diges
tion uud build you up quickly.
llrro Is a lpttnr from Mr. It. PartlmlomiMr,
Jr., Mt.Torroin,8. Australia, JIuali.uiiili
" Aftrr a very torero attack or rtiiMimatln
fever 1 wait left Ilia vrrywiinlc condition, it
vnt feirvil that I could not liosnlbly pull
tlitoinjli. 1 mulil pot no liofp Inn any
ini'illclne. I leel mirn tli.it utile tlicro li.nl
liui'ii n rli.ui0 Just at tint timn I 11111I1I nut
lnvo recovered. Hut n friend of ititmt li.nl
tikeii Ayer'a Karaapirllta nnd know wli.it a
H'lindlil Innlo It wan. Ho liourip-,1 inn to try
II. I cm now truthfully nay that I felt N'tter
even urtur tlio lint ilono. It noemoit to bullcl
inn rit-lit up from tho very gtait, and In :i
lev,' wmli my recovery was comploto."
Tliero aro many Imitation Hamaiiarlllaa.
Ho auro jou Rot "Ayer'a.
Promptly corroct nuy tendency to consti
pation or filllousnoM. Ayor's Vllfiaroaugar
coated, easy to take, mild In action.
(Vtptrti! by Dr. J. C. Aycr Co., Lowell, Man., U. S. A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY'
We fit HycKlitRscs mid Spectacle
nnd fit them Rlhl Just WrM.
We fit glasses to old eye to k'vc
hetter vision nnd to preserve eye
sight. We fit ("Insses to yotuiK eyes
for the rcinoviil of cycstrnlu nnd
I'rntncfl Riht, Lenses Right,
Trenlinent Rljlit, Prices Rlht.
A. N. Sanford
Boston Building, Honolulu
OVHR MAY & CO.
PAY FOR THE BEST
AND TIIATS THK CLASS Ol' WORK
I'RONT ST.. Op. Sl'RHCKIJL'S I1I.OCK
NOTE THE FOLLOWING
In Hilo Real Estate
PVif C OOO 100x250 feet corner lot on
1 Ul PjVVV Front strcetj in llcJlrt of citv .
can be bought on easy terms; will double in value in
Pot" RV0 Corner residence lot in Puuco, 75
1 KJl p J JJ xz0 feet, on main street; high
For fi&00 cnoicc Rccd's Island lot, upon
1 Jl PUXJVJ CJlSy quartcrly or monthly pay
MOUSE AND LOT, Puueo, good location; house
well built; house and lot for cost of house.
DIVE ACRES, Kallmann, rent for $40.00 per
annum, for seventy-five per cent of the mort
gage; cleared aud ready for planting cane; owner re
moving to Honolulu reason for selling.
It is said no fee simple property can be bought in
Hilo, but the above are actually for sale.
Look at these leases for sale also. If you have
any money at all I can show you how to flop it over
and everybody will make something. The experience
of every man who has ever bought anything since the
first crusade teaches us that now is the time to invest
in Hilo real estate.
LOOK AT THIS!
A LEASE of 57 x 6S feet, corner of Bridge aud King
streets, Hilo, at $12.00 per month for twelve
years; business property; can be made to return $60.00
per month; for sale so cheap that the price is withheld
from the public only bona fide inquirers will be given
DIVE YEARS' LEASE of income-bearing property
on mauka side of Kront street; buildings and
lease, $1200; will pay for itself in rents long before
expiration of lease.
Tourists coming to town iuquirc for property ; if
you have. any to sell, list it now; it costs you nothing
to advertise if it is a good thing.
J. U. SMITH, Agent,
Pitman aud Waiauiienue Streets.
mm H. Hackfeld &Co., Ltd.
9i AHKNTS, HILO.
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