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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN I
ESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1905.
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rUUUSUHU KV1KY TUHSIMY
urriCK, Ktmi Strkkt, Hilu, Hawaii
Ullo Tribune Publishing Company, Ltd
Publlthctt and I'roiirletori.
l'realilcut C. C. KKMNkiiT
Vlce-rretMenl .. I B. Kichahi
HecretaryTreaMirer J. CAttrLK KIIiuwav
Auditor A. I. sJutton
Director 1. M.TliuMiax, I). W. Mahiii
Adrertlteuienti unaccompanied by apeclGc
iiutrnctlona Inserted until ordered out.
AdverliteruenMdlicontiiiued before expiration
l.ucd Tor lull term.
of pectflcd period will be churned at If cou
Chas. M. LeBlond
Hawaiian, Japaneae, mid Chlnc.e lutcfptclctt
and Notary l'ubllc iu Office.
Office: Skvhranck Building,
OppottteCour llouie, 1III.O, HAWAII
CASTt.Il RIDGWAY TllOS. C. RIDGWAY
Ridgway & Ridgway
bolldtor. of Patent' Oeueral Law Practice
Notary Public in Office.
Ol'l'IClt: Tribune IlullJIiiR.
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ATTORNEY -AT -LAW
and NOTARY PUBLIC
J. L. Kaulukou
OFFICE IN TRIBUNE BUILDING
HEAL ESTATE, ETC.
F. S. LYMAN
FIRE, ACCIDENT AND MARINE
Waianucnue Street, - Hilo, Hawaii
HAWAIIAN FERTILIZER CO.
Collector of Rents lor Waiakea Mill Co.
General Collecting Solicited
anil Returns Promptly Made.
Office with Theo. II. Davies & Co., Lid.
Waiauuenue and Bridge Sts. Hilo,
W. H. BEERS
(English and Hawaiian)
Commission and Business Agent.
Will Act as Administrator, Guardian nnd
Executor. Rents and Bills Collected..
Office with I. E. Ray. Telephone 146
The following Teachers Warrants have
No. 1G15 issued to Miss Mariou De
No. 1616 issued to Miss Winifred
No. 1617 ImhiciI to Miss C. Dclima.
Payment 011 the above has been stop,
E. A. IRISH,
t3 School Agent, Waiohiuo, Kntt.
ANDREWS MAKES SOME COUNTE
All persons having wagons, brakes,
etc., for repairs iu the Fllhomta black
smith shop prior to the 10th day of
October, 1905, and the repairs on which
have not been paid for, will take notice
that if the said repairs nre not paid for
within thirty days from date hereof, the
said articles will be sold to pay charges
MARIANO da SILVA.
Hilo, Nov. 7th, 1905. 3-4
The business of the Hilo Butcher Shop,
heretofore managed by Hop Ick Com
pany, has been sold to Wing Lee. The
business will be carried on in the same
name and place. All persons indebted
to the Hilo Butcher Shop up to Novem
ber ist are requested to make prompt
settlement, and all creditors must file
their claims within thirty days there
after. 5a-4 WING LEE.
Flower and Vegetable
The Cox Seed Company of San Fran
cisco Iiave appointed the undersigned as
their local agent. Orders for seeds,
bulbs and plants solicited. Catalogues
and prices furnished on request.
ROBERT INNES LILLIE,
For Sale or Kent Cheap!
The Paty dwelling at ii-miles, Olaa,
with one to five acres of laud. Luxuriant
fruits and flowers, an ideal home, and an
excellent place for dairy, poultry and
A. G. CURTIS.
itf Kurtistown, Hawaii.
House on School
cupied by F. Souza,
Street, recently oc
F. S. LYMAN
or H. VICARS
To be opened Saturday, Sop-
tombor 16. Opposite Fish Market.
Short Orders a Specialty. Orders for Ice
Cream and Cuke attended to promptly
and delivered to any part of City.
Telephone No. 17.
All ireight sent to ships by our launches
will be charged to shippers unless accom
panied by a written order from the cap
tains of vessels.
3otf R. A. LUCAS & CO.
BISHOP & CO.
Honolulu - - Oahu, II. I.
Transact a General Banking and Ex
Commercial and Traveller's Letters ol
Creditfcwued, available in all the principal
cities of the world.
Special attention given to the business
entrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either as Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests for Exchange.
A reward will be given for the return
of a gold cuff button bearing an Elk's
head. TRIBUNE OFFICE.
Notick Neither the Masters nor
Agentof vessels of the "Matson Line"
will be responsible for any debts con
tracted by the crew. R. 1 GUARD,
Hilo, April 16,1901 14-
A S. LeBaron Gurncy
K Short Orders a Specialty. Orders for Ice ' LOSt.
I FURNISHED ROOMS
Mft BY DAY, WEEK" OR MONTH.
Mra Neat and newly fitted. Centrally and
HR pleasuutly located on
V PITMAN STREET
,H Facing on Court House nnd Hilo Hotel ' R U M r R II N
Wm? Parks. A quiet, plcubnut retreut. Ullall La II UN
Bill Terms Reasonable. -
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Bx rfP Proprietor, 43
OPPOSITE SPRF.CKELS' BUILDING
PAY FOR THE BEST
AND THAT'S THE CLASS OF WORK
FRONT ST., Or, SPRECKEL'S BLOCK
To the Honorable the Hoard of Supervisor.! of the County of Hawaii,
Gentlemen: Availing myself of your permission to reply to the com
plaint brought against me by Dr. C. L. Stow on the 7th of November
charging me with ignoring the needs of the wblicas connected with my
garbage business, I have to state:
ist. That the charges appear to be madrMinstily and without due
consideration of the weight or meaning of the words used, and without
due investigation as to the truth of statements made.
Take for. instance: the complaint that on Monday last he noticed on
the veranda of a Chinese restaurant keeper at Waiakea "a large reek
ing barrel full of refuse," and that the Chit esc told him that the cart
had not called since last Friday, and that his garbage was never removed
more than twice, and generally only once a week. This statement
shows to one who is acquainted with the service, that only one day, viz:
Saturday, had been skipped, for the garbage wagons do not pass Wai
akea, gathering that class of stuff until late iu the afternoon, and if it
got as full as that, with only one day missed, how could it go for a week
without attracting the attention of the Sanitary Inspector; and tic
Doctor knew, or should have informed himself, (if the Chinaman did
tell him such a story) that it was untrue before he put himself on record
as a government official on a public complaint of this sort. Iu other
words, Doctor Stow should have looked at the record of complaints and
garbage notices in his office and accessable to him, and he would have
found out that no complaint on this score had been made before.
2nd. The statement of Doctor Stow that Mr. Andrews has been fre
quently notified of these matters, is absolutely untrue. In order to pro
tect mpsclf from charges of just the sort that Dr. Stow has made, (for I
had been informed that he was schemcing against me) I had prepared a
book for all complaints to be made in writing, with a carbon copy stub,
and that record I herewith offer to show to your honorable body as
proof that the notices the Doctor speaks of so positively, are merely
romances or pipe dreams which had there origin in his own fertile head.
3rd. As to Dr. Stow's own garbage tin not having been emptied for
2 days, I have to say that when I received the notice to that effect I im
mediately went to look after it, and found that it had already been
emptied by the garbage wagon drivers, and on my asking them why it
had been left so long, they replied that they did not know of its wheic
abouts, it having been removed to a place near Mr. Loebenstein's office,
and they supposed it belonged to the people of that house who did not
pay for service. The second time there was a delay about the emptying
of this same tin was six weeks later, when it was changed to a remote
part of the Doctor's extensive but overgrown grounds and the men did
not find it iu their rounds.
4th. The connection of the matter of poisoning rats and the garbage
service as run by me has never been mentioned to me, until Mr. Searle
brought Notice No. 1 1 personally.
I agree entirely with Dr. Stow that the rctdents of Hilo should use
regular metal garbage containers with covers, Hut he should not lay this
neglect on his own part as Chief Health Officer at my door, for it is he,
and he ouly, who has the authority under the present laws to correct
these matters. His appeal to the Board of Supervisors to do his work
for him, work for which he is well paid by the Government, is only in
line with his wide-spread reputation for lazyness. Just outside the fence
in front of his own residence on Pitman Street, there is rubbish and
palm leaves that have lain undisturbed for months, a veritable garden of
Eden for female mosquitoes. I have watched to see if he would ever
clean up, but he did not, and it is now overgrown with rank grass.
5th. Iu connection with the Doctor's complaint about the garbage
service being not in proper shape last Saturday and Monday, I wish to
explain that it was purely a temporary difficulty and uuforseeu. It was
due to the fact that on Friday, Saturday and Sunday last, the town of
Hilo was crowded with Japanese from outside districts to celebrate their
Emperor's birthday and that in their celebration and feasting, made an
unusual amount af garbage, so that the regular wagons were filled full
in town, and when they reached Waiakea were unable to pile on the
accumulation there. If I had known of the trouble or condition, which
I probably would have known if Mr. Bowman had been here, I could
have had a wagon out working Sunday. This, however, only shows
how prejudiced Dr. Stow is against me when he will take up so small a
matter and make a mountain out of an ant-hill. Dr. Stow knows not
only where my office is but also where I reside, and he also knows the
telephone numbers of both my office and residence.
In regard to the animus of Dr. Stow to me, I wish to state that it
has been both strong and pronounced, privately and publicly since about
a year ago, when I, as sheriff, upon the instruction of the High Sheriff,
awarded to Dr. Holland the position of Physician for the Hilo Jail. Both
Dr. Holland and Dr. Stow having submitted tenders or rates to do the
work, both of which tenders were ridiculously low, but Dr. Holland's
was a little lower than Dr. Stow's. At that time Dr. Stow claimed that
he was entitled to the position against all comers, but I could not see
why it should not go to the lowest bidder without respect of persons
after Dr. Stow had once submitted his bid, knowing it to be competitive.
Therefore, I had consulted the High Sheriff, and he gave me the instruc
tions above quoted. Dr" Stow recently gave an exhibition of his ani
mosity to me by writing to the Board of Health complaining of my ac
tion as a Trustee of the Hilo Hospital, and he told friends of mine at that
time, that he would not rest until he had me fired from that position or
words to that effect, and at that time he told several parties iu Hilo that
I had insulted him by asking him what his duties were, as Government
physician, for which position he was drawing $100.00 per month. My
reason for asking him what his duties were, was because he was trying
to make us receive into the hospital a plantation Porto Rican laborer
who was suffering from the complaint commonly known as "Portuguese
worms", and Dr. Stov claimed that the patient's trouble was due to a
small sore on his shoulder which needed to be operated on to discover
the character of the sore. Dr. Holland had disagreed with Dr.
Stow in the diagnosis of the case and the doctors disagreeing, I was
called upon to investigate the matter of whether it was a hospital case
or one for the Government Physician, and not knowing what Dr. Stow's
duties were as Government physician, I asked him as above. Dr. Stow
has himself admitted to me since, that his diagnosis of the case was not
correct, iuasmuch as the patient had entirely recovered under Dr. Hol
land's treatment for worms.
In considering this matter I wish the Board to take into consideration
the animus of the complainant as indicated above.
In regard to the matter of garbage service for Hilo, generally speak
ing, 1 nave given a great tieai 01 inougiit ami stuuy 10 tins nranen 01
the public welfare, and I think that a very fair service can be carried on,
if the white citizens of Hilo and the Sugar Plantations that derive a di
rect benefit from the service would carry even a portion of their share in
comparison with the benefits which they derive, and iu comparison with
the support which is given to it by the Asiatics of the town. I have ask
ed the assistance of the sugar interests iu this line, and, after a delay
of several months, I recently received a communication purporting to
come from the Chamber of Commerce, stating that the matter had been
referred to them, and while they appreciated the value of my services in
keeping tjie town clean and sanitary, and regretted that it was not profi
table to me, they had no funds to use iu this way and did not expect to
have any; and, while it is to a certain extent pleasant to have the value
of one's efforts appreciated, their appreciation does not iu any way in
crease my debt-paying abilfty or my ability to make the service what it
might be made if those who are directly netting a benefit from it, would
assist, instead of trying to impose on me, to give them a good service
without cost to them.
The service could be somewhat improved, even with the present re
venue, if a limited number of trusty prisoners could be used on thit
workjas formally, but as Governor Carter is opposed to this inethod, I
have been furnishing to the town the very best service I can for the
money, for it would certainly be a foolish proposition for me to spend all
or more money that I get, in the expense of a better service and come
out behind. If as Dr. Stow suggested the soil boxes be emptied and
cleaned every day, the expenses would come close onto $1,000.00 per
month with citizen labor, and if your Board can sec its way clear to ex
pend so much o:; the service, I see no reason why you should not take
it up, but I think if you do, the subscription from the present support
ers of the system will probably be only about 'j of what they now pay,
as it would be a government tax. Of course if the next Legislature will
increase the rate of taxation so as to furnish more funds, the County
can well afford to take up the service, but I fail to sec wherein the Board
of Health can take it up now with the funds placed at their disposal by
the last Legislature.
I have heard it suggested that the Volcano Stables might take the
business and run it perhaps more economically than I can, but I am of
the opinion that the Volcano Stables which lias not paid a dividend for
many years would only find this an additional burden to lose money on,
unless, of course, the sugar men, after they have me out of the way,
will then take hold and for the benefit of the Volcnuo Stables, subset ibe
liberally to the up-kcep of the garbage service. Of course if that is the
situation, I do not think that my own personal interest or means of get
ting a living should be considered or weighed against the public welfare.
Gentlemen, I thank you for allowing me opportunity to meet the
charges brought against me, and if I can be of any assistance to your
health committee in regard to the town garbage service, I will be pleased
to meet them. Rcsprectfully yours,
L. A. ANDREWS.
November 9, 1905.
'Round the Coast of Hawaii.
J. A. Kennedy, President of the Inter-Island Steam Navigation Com
pany, made his first visit to Hilo since the amalgamation of the Wilder
Company with the latter line. His visit was largely of a formal nature,
but while here he met the members of the Executive Council of the
Board of Trade and discussed the proposition to place one of the smaller
steamers of the company on the run around the coast of Hawaii, making
Hilo its headquarters.
The Hilo merchants and tradesmen have been seeking to extend their
field of operations, which at the present time is greatly har.djcappcd by
reason of the difficulties of overland transportation. Agent McKay,
who was present, was opposed to the innovation, as it would entail a
loss upon the company, and could not be done without a guaranty
against possible loss. President Kennedy said if the merchants would
meet him half way on the proposition he would lie willing to make the
experiment. He desired, however, to be satisfied that there would be
enough freight to pay for the cost of running such a vessel. He under
stood that at the beginning his company would not expect to make
more than expenses. He promised to look into the question of cost of
operating the steamer Makee, or similar vessel, and if such a 'round the
island service could be arranged he agreed to co-operate with the local
(By Wireless to Tint Truiunk.)
Latest Sugar Quotations.
San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 13. 96" Test Centrifugals, 3. .1375c; per
ton, $68.74. 88 analysis beets, Ss. J$d.; per ton, $73.40.
America's Recognition of Japan.
London, Eng., Nov. 13. The American legation at Tokio will be
raised to an assembly.
Hill's Steamer Catches Fire.
Kobe, Japan, Nov. 13. Fire 011 board the Great Northern Steamer
Dacota caused slight damage and the vessel has sailed for Yokohama.
Relief for Russian Jews.
New York, Nov. 13. Large contributions arc being received for the
relief of distressed Jews iu Russia. Andrew Carnegie has given ten
Reformers Distrustful of DeWitte.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 13. The Reformers are still distrustful of Pre
mier DeWitte. The country seems drifting towards anarchy. The
Government has notified Poland that any attempt on its part to obtain
autonomy will be severely repressed.
Insurrection Suppressed In Russia.
Cronstadt, Russia, Nov. 10. Fighting has ceased. Loyal troops and
sailors are in control. The causalties amount to 150 wounded and fifty
Hearst Contests lYIcClellan's Election.
New York, Nov. 9. Hearst began proceedings to contest the election
of McClellau. He claims thirty thousand votes have been fraudulently
New York, Nov. 10 It is reported that the ballot boxes have been
found in the North River.
New York, Nov. 11. The grand jury has rendered ten indictments
for election frauds.
. Famine and Storm Devastate Japan.
London, Nov. 9. -A rice famine is prevailing iu three provinces of
Japan and a million people are practically starving.
Tokio, Nov. 9. A typhoon in the nrovince of Oshiina has destrnvnl
1 2,000 buildings.