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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1905.
1'UIII.ISHHU KVKKV TUHSOAY
Office, Kino Stkkkt, iulu, Hawaii
Tiunu.iK I) LOCK.
Ililo Tribune Publishing Company, Ltd
Fubllthera ami Proprietors.
President C. C. KknnkiiV
Vice-President H E. Kiciiaru.
Secretary-Treasurer J. Castlr KUiuwav
Auditor A. . Sutton
Directors 1. M. Thompson, I). W. Mamii
Advertisements unaccompanied by specific
iustructlons Inserted until ordered out.
Advertisements dlicoutliiued before expiration
of upeclficd period will be charged ai If con
Inucd for lull term.
Chas. M. LeBlond
Hawaiian, Japanese, mid Chlneae Interptetera
and Notary Public iu Office.
Office: SUVKRANCK 11UII.D1NG,
UppoitteCour Houte. HII.O, HAWAII
J .Castas Ridgway Thos. C. Ridgway
Ridgway & Ridgway
Solicitors of Patents General Law Practice
Notary Public in Office.
OKflCH 1 Tribune IlulldltiK-
i. e. ray
and NOTARY PUBLIC
J. L. Kaulukou
OFFICE IN TRIBUNE BUILDING
REAL ESTATE, ETC.
F. S. LYMAN
FIRE, ACCIDENT AND MARINH
Walanuenue Street, Hilo, Hawaii
HAWAIIAN FERTILIZER CO.
Collector of Rents for Waiakca Mill Co,
General Collecting Solicited
and Returns Promptly Made.
Office with Thco. II. Davies & Co., Ltd,
Waiauuenue and Bridge Sts. Hilo,
W. H. BEERS
(English and Hawaiian)
Commission and Business Agent.
Will Act as Administrator, Guardian and
Executor. Rents and Hills Collected..
Office with I. E. Ra. Telephone 146
To be opened Saturday, Sop-
tombor 16. Opposite Fish Market.
Short Orders a Specialty. Orders for Ice
Cream and Cake attended to promptly
and delivered to any part of City.
Telephone No. 17.
BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu - - Oaiiu, H. I.
Notice to Creditors.
Notice 1 hereby given that the under
signed has this day been appointed Ad
miuistrator of the Estate of Antouc do
Rcgo, deceased, and has qualified as such
Administrator by filing an approved bond
and taking out Letters of Administration.
All creditors of the said deceased are
notified that they must present their
claims together with duly verified vou
chers to the undersigned within six
months from the date hereof or they will
be forever barred.
Caki, S. Smith,
Attorney for Administrator.
October 10, A. D. 1905. 50-4
ALCOHOL CAN BE MADE FROM HIL
Territory of Hawaii
AR1I0R DAY PROCLAMATION.
In accordance with the custom ndopt
cd by other States nnd Territories settiug
apart a day for the promotion of forest
growth I do hereby designate Friday,
November 3rd, 1905, as ARDOR DAY
for the Territory of Hawaii.
I recommend that appropriate and in
structive exercises be held iu all public
schools and that a part of the day be de
voted to the planting of trees and shrubs
upon the school grounds.
' Given under my hand and the great
seal of the Territory of
Hawaii at the Capitol
SBAI. Building in Honolulu,
this nth day of October,
A. D. 1905.
G. R. CARTER.
A. L. C. ATKINSON,
Secretary of Hawaii, 51-1
- Hilo, Hawaii, Sept. 25, 1905.
To whom it may concern.
Win. Fcruandes was this day appointed
collector for the Serrao Liquor Co., Ltd.,
and therefore he is authorized to collect
all accounts due said company.
JOSE G. SERRAO.
48-tf Mgr. Serrao Liquor Co., Ltd.
The Cor Seed Company of San Fran
cisco tiave appointed the undersigned as
their local agent. Orders for seeds,
bulbs and plants solicited. Catalogues
and prices furnished on request.
ROBERT INNES LILLIE,
The thoroughbred Jersey bull,
formerly owned by John McTag
gart, will be permanently located at the
old Kilauea stables, near the Hawaii
Mill. For further particulars, apply to
Transact a General Banking and Ex
Commercial and Traveller's Letters of
Creditissued, available in all the principal
cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
eutrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either as Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests lor Exchange,
Clnsscs in embroidery will be formed
upon reasonable terms. Classes meet
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Orders will also be taken for embroidery
and artist'c needle work.
MRS. ELLA M. LOEBENSTEIN.
House on School Street, recently oc
cupied by F. Souza, Apply to
R. A. LYMAN
or II. VICARS
PAY FOR THE BEST
AND THAT'S THE CLASS OF WORK
FURNISHED ROOMS CAMERON
BY DAY, WEEK OR MONTH.
Neat and newly fitted. Centrally and
pleasantly located on
NEAR WAIANUENUE ST.
Facing on Court House and Hilo Hotel
Parks. A quiet, pleuMiit retreat.
C. F. BRADSHAW
FRONT ST., Op. SPRECKEL'S BLOCK
All ireighl sent to ships by our launches
will be charged to shippers unless accom
panied by a writteu order from the cap
tains of vessels.
Dr. John Holland submitted to the Board of Trade, at the meeting
Friday afternoon, samples of banana spirits, or alcohol, extracted from
Hilo bananas, together with a report of Edward C. Shorey, Chemist of
the United States Hawaii Experiment Station at Honolulu. The report
shows the perfect feasibility of transforming bananas into high-proof
alcohol. The sample furnished to Dr. Holland w.ts 90'X alcohol, which
is the usual strength of commercial alcohol. Iu appearance it is as clear
as crystal and has a faint aroma of the banana. It is shown that a sixty
pound bunch of bananas, when converted into alcohol, will make one
gallon of proof spirits The bananas used were the Chinese variety, the
fruit being macerated to form the pulp, from which, after fermentation,
the spirits were distilled. The waste product, after distillation, forms an
excellent feed for pigs, says Mr. Shorey.
bpints distilled from bananas would make most excellent brpndy,
which ordinarily contains .17 of alcohol. Whiskcv is usually turned
out of the distillery at no to 130 proof, or an equivalent to 55J0 to
65 alcohol. Subsequently it is diluted by rectifiers and sold at 90 to
95 proof. Commercial alcohol is scld at a strength of 90 to 95 "u,
or 50 proof spirit.
Professor Shorey s report in part is as follows:
"In the matter of the amount of alcohol to be obtained from bananas
by fermentation and distillation, I beg to report as follows:
"Analysis ot average well-ripened bananas without skin gave the fol
lowing figures: 1
"Water, 75. 83: ash, .74: protein, 1.25: fat, .21; fiber, 1.98: reduc
ing or fermentable sugar, 1.3S; No cane sugar' present.
"The skins make about 250 of weight of bananas, so that if the
fermentable sugar is calculated to the weight of the whole fruit it will be
io.35?. The theoretical yield of sugar on fermentation is approxi
mately 50 nu of alcohol by weight. Then 100 pounds of bananas of this
composition should give 5.17 pounds absolute alcohol, or eight-tenths of
a gallon, equivalent to 1.6 proof gallon of proof spirit, or 1 gallon of
proof spirit from 62.5 pounds of banaras.
"There is considerable variation in the content of fermentable sugar,
according to the condition, stage of ripeness, etc., but I think the above
may be taken as an average theoretical yield. The first lot of bananas
received from you were badly infected with a fungus (gleosporium sp.),
causing ripe rot, and in consequence did not become well ripened. Of
this lot a number of small lots were ucd in making preliminary tests to
determine the best method of treatment, ind then these lots were worked
up, with results as follows:
"Lot 1. 5.87 lbs. Single extraction. Fermentation, 60 hours. Yield,
.179 qt. proof spirit, or 1 gal. proof spirit from 131.x lbs.
"Lot 2. 19.39 lbs. Double extraction. Fermentation, 60 hours.
Yield, 1.06 qt. proof spirit, or 1 gal. proof spirit from 73.17 lbs.
"Lot 3. 25.79 lbs. Double extraction. Fermentation, 70 hours.
Yield, 1.57 qt. proof spirit, or 1 gal. proof spirit for 65.6 lbs.
"Lot 4. Well-ripened Honolulu batfjyias bought in market. 15 lbs.
Double extraction. Fei mentation, honours. Yield, 1.1 qt. proof spirit,
or 1 gal. proof spirit from 54.5 lbs.
"Lot 5. Hilo bananas. 16.7 lbs. Double extraction, bermenta
tion, 78 hours. Yield, 1.5 qt. proof spirit, or 1 gal. proof spirit from
lhere is a movement on foot to ascertain the cost of a plant for distil
ling bananas into commercial alcohol for use in the manufacture of
brandy and high-proof whiskey. When these figures are received a
company will be organized to build such a plant. By this means it is
expected that large quantities of bananas which are not now marketable
because of size or condition of ripeness may be utilized to advantage and
Keolanui Passes on the Problem.
Growing out of the popular demand, as evidenced by the scores of pe
titions numerously signed in behalf of Japanese horseshocrs, who desired
to ply their trade in and throughout the county, Sheriff Keolanui has
passed the problem up to Treasurer Campbell. In the meantime, being
satisfied that several of the Japanese candidates for licenses were quali
fied sufficiently to shoe a horse, even though they may not be metallur
gists, he has given four Japanese temporary permits pending the receipt
of their licenses from Honolulu. Two other Japanese returned from
Honolulu having successfully passed the examination there. The Jap
anese having licenses are Nagahama, R. Enseki, Murokami, Tanaka
Kingoro, Ezuni, Omayo.
Sheriff Keolanui bases his action upon an opinion rendered by Deputy
Attorney Attli by his request and which is approved by County At
torney Chas. Williams. The opinion, in part, is as follows:
"The law does not point out how and in what manner and method you
are to "examine the applicant to determine whether he is a suitable per
son to carry on the trade of a horseshoer and farrier for hire." I hold
that you may attest on an application after being satisfied that the ap
plicant is a suitable person to carry on the said trade from your examin
ation of the applicant as to the time spent by the applicant in the trade,
whether he has spoiled any horses or not, his general reputation as a
horseshoer and otherwise, and such other facts that may help you to de
termine whether or not "the applicant is a suitable persou to carry on
the trade of a horseshoer and farrier for hire."
"The Territorial Treasurer and not you does the granting of the li
cense. All that you have to do is to look into, inquire, ascertain and be
satisfied yourself either from your own knowledge or from other reliable
person or sources that the applicant is a suitable person and to note such
fact on the application."
Under the heading of "Injustice of Examination of Horseshoers", the
Hilo Shimbuin has the following to say in a recent editorial:
"In an article appearing in the Honolulu Shimbun, it is stated that
the injustice against the horseshoers is a subject which involves the en
tire Japanese community. From the latest report about Hilo, we have
Heard about more injustice, and our countrymen who are bittdly nidiu
nant are now taking steps for redress.
"We heard a rumor at the police headquarters that officers had been
sent abroad to examine Japanese horseshoers, and ordered them to re
port to the Portuguese stable at Ililo to pass the required examination.
The three examiners ordered the Japanese to make a pair of new shoes
of wrought iron and put them on the animal's feet. They all followed
the directions, doing the best they knew how. In case of a little mistake
or defect in the shoe, they were not passed. Afterwards they were all
refused licenses and orders were given if anybody attempts to shoe a
horse without a license, lie is liable to pay a fine of $50.
"Not one of the applicants were passed in the district of Hilo or Piina--about
twelve or thirteen Japanese, who have not been allowed from that
day to put 011 a single shoe. These people have lost their occupation
and as a consequence are in great trouble. An expert opinion says the
wrought iron cannot be heated twice, and that it is impossible to make
shoes from this kind of iron 1 qual to the ready made shoes imported
from the mainland. I guess it is beyond human power to make such a
horseshoe, but those examiners are trying to drive out the Japanese
horseshoers by such an unjust examination."
(By Wireless to Tint TiUiutNit.)
Datto on Rampage Again.
Manila, P. T Oct. 16. Datto AH has become oppressive, killing
Portsmouth Treaty in Effect.
Tokio, Japan, Oct. 16. The treaty of peace becomes effective when
Latest Sugar Quotations.
San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 16. 960 Test Centrifugals, 3.625c; per
ton, $72.50. 88 analysis beets, 8s. 8d.; per ton, $7u.20.
Henry Irving Is Dead.
London, Eng., Oct. '14. Sir Henry Irving, the actor, died suddenly
London, Eng., Oct. 16. It has been suggested that Sir Henry Irving
be accorded burial in Westminster Abbey.
Christiania, Norway, Oct. 16. Dr. Nansen will probably be appointed
Norwegian Minister to America.
Captain Taggart Gets Divorce.
Wooster, O., Oct. 13. -Judge Eason has granted Captain Taggart a
divorce from his wife, The trial of this case has been one of the most
sensational that has occurred in Army circles for years.
Found Guilty of Bribery.
Sacramento, Cal., Oct. 1 2. Ex-State Senator Emmons has been
found guilty of bribery.
Republicans Nominate Mayor.
New York, N. Y., Oct. 12. Win. M. Ivins, a lawyer, has been
selected as the Republican nominee for Mayor.
Subsidy to Merchant Marine.
Washington, Oct. 12, The Bankers Congress has given its voice in
favor of a government subsidy to merchant marine.
Governor Wright lo Retire.
Washington, D. C, Oct. 12. Hon. Luke E. Wright, Governor of
Philippines, and successor to Taft, will retire from office December 1st.
Hottentots Capture a Camp.
Capetown, South Africa, Oct. 12. Morangoaud Morris, chiefs of the
rebellious Hottentots of German Southwest Africn, captured Jerusalem
camp after severe fighting. Lieut. Surinam! and five men were killed
and eight wounded. The Hottentots captured a stock of stores.
King Alfonso Seeks a Wife.
Madrid, Oct. 11. King Alfonso departs for Germany in November,
presumably in quest of a wife.
Royal Wedding in Germany.
Gluecksburg, Oct. 11. Princess Victoria, daughter of the Duke of
Schleswig-Holstein, and Duke Charles of Saxe-Coburg, were married
Japanese Capture Freighters.
Nagasaki, Japon, October 11. The Norwegian steamer Arnifrid and
the German steamers Kowloon, Hans Wagner and Struve, have been
captured by the Japanese en route to Vladivostok.
Are Charitable Institutions.
New York, October 10. During the progress of the Insurance inves
tigation Presieent McCttrdy testified that his company was a philanthro
pic enterprise and not founded to make money for the policy holders.
New York, Oct. 12. The Merchants' Association has passed resolu
tians asking District Attorney Jerome foi the indictment of the officials
of insurance companies making contribut.ons to campaign funds.
R. A. LUCAS & CO,
Washington, D. C, Oct. 14. Charles M. Cooke of Honolulu has been
elected one of the Vice-Presidents of the American Bankers' Association,
Canal Contract is Annulled.
Washington, October 11. The Panama Commission has annulled the
$50,000,000 market food supply contract for the canal workers. The
Commission is returning to New York.
This is the contract let to an Omaha railroad caterer, upon changes
made in the specifications after bids were received by Chairman Shouts.
The other bidding contractors made a protest with the above result.
Adams Express Company Robbed.
Pittsburg, Pa , October 10. The Adams Express Company has been
i roDoeu 01 ,100,000 oy an employe.
, Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 11. The Adams Express Company has paid
I the bank the amount lost by recent robbery. The robber has not beju
I Henry Deacon Succeeds Manager Olding.
I Henry Deacon of Hilo left on Friday to assume the management of
I Koliala Plantation, succeeding manager E. E. Olding. The aiiounce-
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mink ui nit ijiijiiuikm iiuuiKi- wiis mime iu iniiuuger uiiiuig oniy ten nays
ago, and is as much a surprise to him as to the public, lie has been
manager of the Koliala Plantation for six years. Mr. Deacon's first
employment was on the Koliala plantation and his familiarity with the
conditions there as well as his long experience 11s u manager eminently
qualify him for his new post of duty. It is understood Mr. Olding goes
to Porto Rico,