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THE WKKKLY HILO TRIHUNR, HII.O, HAWAII, TUESDAY, SKPTKMI1KR 5, 1905.
CONDENSED LOCAL ITEMS
lli lot new fiction. Wall Nichols Co.
The public schools open this tnornhij:.
The llilo Hoarding school opens to
morrow. HIIss Harriet Hnp.ii returned from
Honolulu on Wednesday.
The Catholic parochial schools received
pupils for enrollment yesterday.
Yesterday was Labor Day, mill ob
served by the Hunk and I'ostollicc.
Miss Alice Arnold was a departing
passenger for Honolulu last week.
Miss Anna Morehcad of llerkely, Cnl..
is visitiiiK her brother II. II. Morehcad.
Miss Ksther Lyman was a returning
Kiii.iu passenger last week from Hono
lulu. Miss Florence Hill returned to Hono
lulu to resume her studies at the Normal
Miss Ruth Richardson left on l'riday
for a visit with her cousin Miss Minna
Mrs. J. W. Cooper and son, C. J.
Cooper, of Honolulu, me Volcano House
l'OR Sai,K 10,000 smooth Cayenne
pineapple plants. Kmpiire of Jim
Julian Montsarrat, of Kapapala ranch,
returned from Honolulu on business last
Sewing machine supplies of all kinds
at Moses & Raymonds, needles for all
makes of machines.
Miss Ivy Richardson and George Rich
ardson are at I'uuo ranch visiting Mr.
and Mrs. W. H.Shipmau.
Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Shaw are tempora
rily occupying the residence of Dr. Henry
Hayes on Waianuenue street.
Miss Ncna V. Katon returned to Ho
nolulu l'riday to continue her work in
the Honolulu free kindergarten.
The Hilo Hoarding School announces a
luau and fair to be given for the benefit
of the school on Thanksgiving.
Mrs. Lillian Mesick, daughter and son,
returned from Honolulu on Wednesday
Mrs. Mesick is teaching at Gleuwood.
Miss Daisy Lishmau and Miss Nellie
McLean, who have been visiting at
Hakalau and other points on Hawaii, re
turned to Honolulu on Friday.
Jacob Coerper, the Kona fruitgrower
and small farmer, came over from Kailua
on Sunday, making his first visit in fifteen
years to Hilo. He was much impressed
with the rapid growth of the place.
J. M. Gouvea, Jr., the blacksmith, and
wife, who left Hilo about a year ago to
take up his residence at the coast, have
returned. Mr. Gouvea is employed in the
Volcano Stables horse shoeing shop.
Mrs. C. E. King and Mrs. F. M. Wake
field were passengers on the Kiuau from
Honolulu on Wednesday, lloth ladies
will teach in the Olaa schools. Mrs. King
is the wife of Normal Inspector King.
G.J. Waller, manager of the Metro
politan Meat Market Co., Honolulu, was
a Hilo visitor last week. Mr. Waller's
wife and family lelt for San Francisco on
the S. S. Enterprise, en route to Scotluud.
If you wish your coffee to bring the
highest market prices let the Hilo Coffee
Mill clean, classify and place the same on
the market for you. Liberal cash ad
vances made on shipments.
U. S. Marshal Hendry, U. S. Attorney
R. W. llreckons nnd Jett R. Nash, of
' Chejenne, Wyoming, came from Hono
lulu on the S. S. Enterprise for a visit to
the Volcano House, returning on Friday's
Miss Grace Rutherford, who has been
uppointed to take charge uf the Hilo
Free Kindergarten, is living with her
mother, Mrs. I). Rutherford at the re.si
deuce formerly occupied by Dr. and Mrs.
J. Holland, on Waianuenue street.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Cooper of Hono-
mill were 11110 vmiun on i nurMwy, cu Klau Arrhu,fc AuK. 80,
route to the Volcano House. Mr. Cooper !
has been cashier of the First National I H. Taueuioto, Mrs. A. II. Doyle, C. C
Hank and has just disposed of his inter-'Kennedy, Miss E. Lyman, Mrs. J. M
..si in Him Institution to Ins. 11. Castle, i Gouvea. Jr., Mrs. J. T. Lewis, Mrs. C. E
. .i. r n.....i !, ,i, King, Mrs. F. M. Wakefield
ni Lilt: iLiiiiLaL ui v.un.1111 ljuilui tiik
heart and kidneys of Vamamoto, the Ja
panese who is alleged to have been burn
ed to death by Engineer Douse at l'uiine
ue, Maui, were taken to Honolulu nnd
are being examined by an examining
board of six physician. The coroners
jury at the time Vamamoto died rendertil
a verdict of death from heart trouble.
The Hoard of Supervisors convene this
G. F. Aflbuso is laid up with an attack
Tax Assessor N. C. Willfong went to
Honolulu on business last week.
George Willfong leaves on Friday for
Honolulu to enter Oalui College.
There will be no band concert this
evening as previously announced.
Subscribe for the Thiuunk. Subscrip
tion (2.50 per year.
Richard I. Mould, wife and daughter,
of Oakland, Cal., are visiting W. Homer
Hutterick patterns have been reduced
in price. Always the latest styles at
Moses & Raymonds.
Col. and Mrs. C. A. Stoble spent Sun
t'ay and Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Webster at 1'epcekeo.
A. II. Locbcustcin, who has been sur
veying for the Hutchinson l'lautatiou in
Kau, has returned to Hilo.
On next Sunday evening at Haili
Church there will be a union meeting to
which everybody is invited.
Why cut your own throat when you
can buy a Gillette Safety Razor at
Holmes' Store for five dollars.
Attention is called to the notice of L.
Rich & Co., up-to-date house and car
riage painters and paper hangers.
The ladies of St. James Guild announce
a fair to be given for the benefit of the
St. James Mission early in October.
The Central Meat Market have removed
their place of business to new quarters
adjoining Akaua's cotfee restaurant.
Geo. II. Williams, Sub Land Agent.
underwent an operation for an nbcess of
the ear last week, but is reported im
For a genuine bargain in real estate,
suitable for residence or grape culture,
the offer of J. G. Serrao in this issue Is
Auditor and Mrs. Charles K. Maguire
have taken up their home in 1'uueo in
the residence formerly occupied by Mrs.
S. C. Ridgway.
Miss Elvira Osorio is teaching at I'a
paikou school, and Miss Alice Carvalho
is a teacher at Houomu. lloth arc grad
uates of St. Joseph's school for girls.
On Saturday afternoon, Rev. Father
Wendeliu united in marriage Miss Emma
Elderts, daughter of Captain J. E. Eldcrts,
and Jos. K. Fan, an overseer on the I'il-
Mosri & Raymond are now selling
the new "L. C. Smith & Bros." visible
writing typewriters. Acknowledged by
experts to be the best visible writing
machine on the market.
Mrs. G. II. Gere, ascompauied by her
sister Miss Margaret Loomis of Lincoln,
Neb., arrived overland from Waimea last
week. Miss Loomis will be one of the
teachers of the Union School.
Hilo Students to Honolulu.
As nu evidence of the need of a school
for higher education 011 the Dig Island
the S. S. Kinutt last Friday, carried
nineteen girls uud boys from Hilo to
Honolulu who will enter various educa
tional institutions of the capital city.
Normal School. Misses Floreuce Hill,
Edna Akau, Lizzie Macy, Helen Watson,
Koinehanieha School. Willie Ah Hip
Harry Rciiihardt, Misses Wilheluiiua
Weight, Maltere, L. Koki, M. Miner, S.
K. Aiona, Katherine Sadler.
Oahu College. William Hattie.
St. Louis College. J0I111 Knulukou, H.
St. Andrews l'riory. Misses Helen
Medcalf, Hattie Lockingtou, Catherine
Arnold, Lillian Arnold, Leimaala Arnold.
NO ACTION TAKtiN.
A I'inlon SoiiRht For Cattle Thief.
A third appeal has been made to Act
ing Governor Atkinson for the pardon of
Joe Cordeiro, a Forlugucsc who is serving
a two years' term for cattle stealing in
Hamakua. Cordeiro, who has been n
model prisoner, has a wife and four
small children. The wife hns to support
her little ones and it is claimed Cordeiro
was only an employee of his two asso
ciates, who were likewise convicted and
given the same sentence. Cordeiro has
served the greater part of his sentence
and when the petition for his release was
brought to Governor Carter about six
months ago, that official recommended
that that the appeal lay over until he had
served half of his term. When the case
was referred to the Hawaii Hoard of
Inspectors, consisting of E. N. Holmes,
W. II. Hcers and A. II. Lindsay for in
vestigation and report, the latter who is
familiar with all the circumstances of the
case, refused to give his consent. As
Chairman Holmes is nbseut on the coast
and a majority vote of the Hoard Is re
quired to grant a pardon, no action can
be taken until his return.
Klunu Departures, Sept. 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ross, Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Scott, Miss Florence Scott, Alvah
Scott, Irwin Scott, Master II. Reinlmrdt,
Miss L. Macy, M. Uranco, wife and two
children, Miss A. Hrickwood, Miss J.
Williams, Miss Helen Medcalf, Miss
Alice II. Arnold, Miss Annie Kai, Miss
Hattie Lockingtou, William Hattie, W.
McDougall.J. II. Willcock, E. Campbell,
Miss Mary Louis, Miss S. K. Aiona, Miss
L. Koki, Miss M. Miner, Joe Kimokeo,
Master Smythe, T. Odowada, l'hilip Wo,
Miss Mary Wo, Helen Kaina, A. Tullock
ami two daughters, Miss Wilheluiiua
Weight, Miss Maltere, Mr. and Mrs. W.
G. Cooper, John A. Noble, Jr., J. F.
Doyle. Lawreuce Kalciopu, E. lloyd.J.
Kaulukou, Master H. Napua Kalhenui,
Miss Edna Akau, Willie Ah Hip, Miss
II. Watson, Miss K. Napatlua, Miss C.
Arnold, Miss Lily Arnold, Miss Leimaala
Arnold, Mrs. Creighton, Miss D. Lish
mau, Mrs. M. Lee, Miss Newncs, J. M.
Lee, C. K. Lyman, Miss II. Home, Miss
H. II. Johnson, Miss M. Fisher, MissG.
Rickard, Miss Rickard, Miss Dc La Nux,
Miss Ncna F. Eaton, Miss Ruth Richard
sou, Miss Florence Hill, C. McLennan,
N. C. Willfong. Jas. Gibb, A. M. K.
Harrison and wife, Miss K. Sadler, Mrs.
A. E. Murphy and daughter, A. A. Dias,
M. F. Frosscr, G. J. Waller, R. W.
llreckons, E. R. Hendry, J. R. Nash, Jr.,
Jas. Peterson, Mrs. A. II. Doyle.
(lifts to Mr. uud Mrs. Koss.
The departure of former manager Geo.
Ross nnd wife of Hakalau was marked
with many affecting scenes, which showed
the regard in which this good couple
were held by the employees of the Haka
lau l'lautatiou. On last Wednesday
evening a number of those connected
with the plantation, who have been asso
ciated with Manager Ross for many years
past, gathered at his home nt Hakalau to
present him and Mrs. Ross with tokens
of their affection. II. V. Fatten on be
half of himself and his associates pre
sented Mr. Ross with n handsome alli
gator leather suit case, in the lid of
which was a traveling set mounted in
silver. Each article of the set was
marked with the recipient's monogram.
Mrs. Ross received n gold baud ring,
with a large single pearl setting. In
thanking his friends for the gift, Mr.
Ross spoke 'feelingly and with emotion
of the fifteen years of association with
most of those present, which must needs
be brought to an cud because of his fail
Mr. and Mrs. Ross departed on Friday
for Honolulu where they will visit for a
few weeks with Mrs. Ross' family. On
Sunday preceding Mrs. Fatten presided
at nu elaborate luau given in honor of
the departing couple nt the Ross estab
lishment ut Hakalau, which was greatly
enjoyed by those present.
Hapai, J. Montsarrat, R. Mesick, J.
Mesick, Mrs. L. Mesick, II. Mesick, Miss
Annie Chong, I). Kauhi, Mrs. J. W.
Cooper, C. J. Cooper, W. G. Cooper and
Temporary School (uurterri.
Owing to the desire to retain the first .
class of the High School in the Union
School building, it has been necessary to '
change some of the rooms of the lower I
grades. The English primary depart-1
mcut, under Miss Miua Maby, has been '
transferred to the cottage formerly occu
pied by Daniel Forter on Volcano Street
near Church Street. The lowest primary
grade of the Union School will move out
iinil occupy the small school room oppo-'
site the Union School. Hy this means,
the High School classes will be given
three recitation rooms on the upper floor
of the Union School building.
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Mrs. E. Moore wishes to announce to
the ladles of Hilo that she will lake a few I
customers in diess making uul ladies
tailoring ut Fuueo.
A MATTER OF HEALTH
Under the new liquor license law,
wholesalo liquor dealers are permitted to
sell liquors iu any quantity, under their
wholesale license. Taking advantage of
this fuct each of the wholesale houses
have established buirets in conjunction
with their wholesale business. J, S.
Cauario has opened a bullet in the rear
of his establishment; W, C. Peacock &
Co., Ltd., have a well equipped sideboard
in their place of business and the firm of
II. Hackfeld & Co, are fitting up an
elaborate wine room opening on Front
street, where the tastes of the most
fastidious can be taken care of hi the hot
to Public Health
Editor of Tkiiiunh: Hilo has been
declared by Dr. Cofer and by Mr. Pink
ham to be in a sanitary condition all
but the swamp back of Front street. As
this may lead to misconception I will try
to give a faint idea of this swamp which
these gentlemen condemn, nnd which
can be so easily, and cheaply drained
and cleansed that it it almost criminal to
delay doing so, and do away with the
The laud from what is known as "Mud
Lane" to the lily ponds back of the
Hackfeld lumber yards is all more or less
swampy, as can be readily seen by walk
ing along the banks of the canal; but it
is only when the slough iiiauka of the
Hackfeld stables is renched, that it
assumes a really dangerous nature. It
cannot be seen from the road; and it is
doubtful if one could get within fifty feet
of the water at that point on account of
From the lily ponds to where tin- R. R.
crosses the swamp on the way to the
Portuguese Mill, it is one body of stag
nant water, In some places 30 feet deep,
nnd from 800 to 1200 feet long, into
which has been poured malatses from
the mill; refuse from the houses along
its line, and along the Hue of the
streams; the drainage froui Smithville.
This refuse remains iu the swamp; there
is 110 current to carry it olf. For years
this has been going on, until the soil is
literally sodden with Impurities; it stinks.
There is u rank growth of rushes along
its sides. No one can look upon it for u
moment without being impressed with
its deadly menace to the health of the
This slough, swamp, marsh, call it what
you will, is connected with Smithville
by n straight gutter into which is appar
ently emptied or drained all the waste of
that thickly settled part of town. No
blame attaches to these people, no other
means of disposing of their waste has
beeu provided for them. The sewer built
at a cost of many thousands of dollars
and months of inconvenience and loss to
the business of Front Street is useless to
tliem, because unfinished; both ends
The writer remembers a comparatively
clear stream ut that point, it is now so
unspeakably filthy that it lias been con
demned as dangerous to meddle with,
and a new course is being dug to carry
the same waste to the swamp, ruerc to
remain as before.
The laud from the R. R. to Pouahawai
street back of Mooheau Park has
standing water (foul) over most of it,
probably the overflow from the gutter,
and is more or loss sodden with the Im
purities spoken of. Sec it for yourself
Mr. Editorl See if Urn statement is over
drawn. Physicians all condemn it; com
mon sense condemns it. We are all of us
cognizant of the inevitable results of
filth, delayed perhaps, but only for a
Diphtheria cases have appeared iu diff
erent parts of town; a new case last week;
fevers have their starting point from this
centre; no better breeding place for
deadly germs can be found anywhere 011
the face of the globe. The costly lesson
given by New Orleans is still before us.
All who have seen this place agree that
immediate relief is imperative: and still
we hesitate, while the remedy is so
simple, so inexpensive, and so prompt in
action that no property interests of any
kind whatever should be allowed to stand
iu the way.
The remedy nnd nil old residents will
agree as to its elucacy Is to open the
mouth of the Waiolama river by the
Hackfeld lumber yard. One day's work
with the prisoners would open it; it
would cost but little to keep it open: and
the bridge required by the R. R. Co. at
that point would of course have to be
built by themselves.
Once given n free course, the powerful
springs that must exist iu the swam) (iu
110 other way can the volume of water be
accounted for) would promptly sweep the
accumulated filth into the &cu; the
ground 011 the sides of the swamp would
harden, and the level could be easily
raised and the course straightened; but
until n free outlet is given all else is
merely temporizing, and without avail.
The widening of the Waiakea canal
might effect the same result but its
width must be nt least doubled iu order
to carry the volume of water. It cannot
be deepened to any advantage as it is
down to sea level already. It would be
an expensive job and would take a long
time to finish.
It may be objected that I am "Hutting
In." Every man with wife and family
iu this town, or even property interests,
should butt iu, and keep butting until
the evil is done away with. For my own
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The Japanese laborers employed at the
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