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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 1906.
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Belonged to Battleship Oregon.
ouncaa ui iui: cuuii uiuuc uy ueiegaie numo aim uovernor uarter, ue
ginning after the close of the Ia.stsejssion of the Territorial Legislature,
to have Hawaii put on a naritv witll the other Territories in the matter
Hilo High School Build
ing, Hilo, Hawaii.
Washington, D. C, Mnrcli 20, 1906.
Proposals will be received at the office ' Go"nor Atkinson, Honolulu,
of the Superintendent of Public! Tu,rtv thousand legislative expenses passed. ' KUHIO.
Works, Honolulu, T. II., until 12 o'clock That cablegram received by Governor Atkinson yesterday marks the
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completing a High School Building for
the Territory of Hawaii, located in Hilo,
Hawaii, T. H.
Plans, specifications and blank forms
of proposal may be obtained at the office
of the Asst. Supt. of Public Works. Hono
lulu, and of L. Severance, School Agent,
Hilo, Hawaii, for which a ilenoolt nf
$5.00 is required, which sum will be I the Territory, therefore, there will
reiunued intending bidders uRer they
have returned the plans and specifications.
Proposals will not be accepted unless
submitted on the blank forms furnished,
enclosed with a certified bank check In
an amount equal to five per cent (5) of
tlie amount of the proposal, in a sealed
pvelope, endorsed ''Proposal for Hilo
High School Building, Hawaii," and
delivered previous to 12 o'clock m. of
the day specified at the office of the Super
inteudent of Public Works, who reserves
the right to reject any or all bids.
C. S. HOLLOWAY,
Superintendent of Public Works.
Department of Public Works,
uouoiuiu, 1. 11., march 20, 1906. 22-2
of the payment of the expenses of tlie legislative sessions by the Federal
There is a provision in the bill that this appropriation of thirty thou
sand dollars for the legislature shall be available only on condition that
the members of the legislative body shall forego their two hundred dol
lars apiece for the extra session. Besides saving the thirty thousand to
be this additional savintr of two
hundred dollars for each of the forty-five members of the Senate and
House, making nine thousand dollars more for each biennial period.
And there will be the inducement to the members to expedite business,
finishing it all up at one session and getting back to their regular em
ployments. So the passage of this bill by Congress will work for good
all around. And of course it will receive the signature of the President.
Governor Carter probably saw to that before he began urging the
Confessed His Crime.
Public Lands Notice.
On Saturday, April 28th, 1906, at 12
o'clock noon, at the Public Land Office,
Hilo, Hawaii, 'will be sold at public auc
tion to the highest bidder, under Part V,
Land Act 1895, the lease for 5 years of
Lot No. 4, Kauka, Puna, Hawaii.
Area: 24.58 acres. Upset price: 12.00
per year, with cost of this advertisement
For plan of the lot, and further parti
culars apply at the Land Department,
Honolulu, or Sub-Agent's Office, Hilo,
JAS. W. PRATT.
CommUsioner of Public Lands..
Honolulu, T. IL, March 23, 1906.
Mar. 27 Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24
Hoolalia Ainu Aupuni.
Ma ka Poaono, Aperila 28, 1906; i ka
horn 12 awakea, tna ke Keena Aina Au
puni, nilo. Hawaii, c kuai ia aku al ma
ke kudala akea i ka tnea koho kiekie,
malalo o ka Mahele V. Kanawai Ainu
1895, i ka hoolimalima no 5 makaldki. o
ka Apana4 ma Kauka, Puna, Hawaii.
Iliaina: 24.58 eka. Kumukual ltaahaa:
$12.00 no ka makahiki, nme 11a lllo o
O ke kii o ka aina, ante na kuhlkuhi
piha e ae, e loaa aku no ma ke Keena
Aina Aupuni, ma Honolulu, ame ke
Keena o ka Hope Akena Aina ma Hilo,
JAS. W. PRATT,
Komlsina o na Aina Aupuni.
Honolulu, T. H Maraki 23, 1906.
Mar. 27 Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24
Honolulu, March 29. Considerable. surprise was crealed by Attorney
General Peters when he in his opening statement to the iurv in the
Johnson murder case, read the confession, which the defendant made of
his atrocious crime, gtving the full details of his ghastly deed.
New Steamer Was Discussed.
Honolulu, March 29. At the annual meeting of the stockholders of
lue Inter-Island .bteam Navigation Company yesterday, President and
General Manager J. A. Kennedy presented the plans for the construc
tion of a new steamer for the Hilo-Honolulu run, to replace the steamer
During his recent absence on the mainland he obtained from various
ship building firms bids for the proposed boat. The necessity of having
sucu a vessel lor the Ktnau's run was urged. Alter some discussion it
was decided to refer the matter to the board of directors for action.
The' Bill Reported Favorably.
Honolulu, March 29. A cable was received by Acting Governor
Atkinson this morning from Delegate Kuhio, as follows:
"Committee voted report favorably reventfe bill five-year term.
. v "KUHIO."
' This means that .the House Cotuaiiltee which has had the Hawaiian
75 per cent, bill in hand, and before which the delegation from here re
cently appeared, has definitely decided to recommend the passage of the
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twenty. The report by the committee is a great step gained in the fight
for the bill, and Atkinson replied to Kuhio by cabling his congratulations.
Helena, Mont., March 29. Henry Neill of this city believes that
Samuel Neill, the sailor, whose body was found in the harbor yesterday
at Honolulu, is his brother.
Canal Legislation Delayed.
Washington, March 29. It is not regarded as probable that there
will be any canal legislation at this session of Congress. Tlie Senate
committee is divided as to the type of canal that it would be best to
The struggle is understood to be between the advocates of a sea level '
and a lock canal, the President favoring a waterway with locks. But
the President, as a matter of fact, has nt different times fa vnrwl hntli
types, and all the engineers do not go with him in favoring the lock
construction. The whole Panama canal business at the present session
has been pretty badly muddled, indeed, and the Secretary of War, tlie
administration and tlie canal officials have at different times been on the
Cougressional grill on matters of salaries, favoritism and scandals con
nected with the management of affairs 011 the isthmus.
The last mainland papers had the following.
Washington, March 20. John F. Wal!a .''formerly chief engineer of
the Isthmian Canal Commission, today testified before the Senate com
mittee concerning the type of canal to be constructed ncross the isthmus
of Panama. He was asked to state his v'ews and prefaced his examina
tion with a general statement, which, in part, follows:
Wallace, in advocating an approxin.ate straight sea level canal, of
ample width and depth, as the best ype, urged that any other plan
which places restrictions upon the probable permanency of the canal
itself, as well as upon the speed and the size and number of vessels pas
sing through it, must render the canal far less valuable; that the deter
rent factors in this connection are relative time and cost, and that 'in
approaching the discussion the question of how much money the Ameri
can people supposedly are willing to invest in the canal, and how much
time they are willing to wait for its proper accomplishment should be'
Beats at Billiards.
New York, March 28. Hoppe defeated Slosson in their billiard
match five hundred to three hundred and ninety-two.
New Schools For Kauai.
Facing 011 Court House and Hilo Hotel 1
ulet, pleasant retre
Concrete Arch at Kapuc,
Papaikou, Hilo, County
Proposals will be received nt the
County Clerk's Office, Hilo, Hawaii
until 10 o' clock, a. in., of April 10th,
1906, for erecting and completing a
concrete culvert at Kapue Gulch, Papai
kou. Hilo, Hawaii.
Plans nud Specifications and blank
forms of proposals may be obtained at
the County Clerk's Office Hilo, Hawaii,
and with N. K. Lyman, Road Supervisor
of South Hilo.
Proposals will not be accepted unless
submitted with a certified bank check in
an amount equal to five per cent (5) of
the amount of the proposal in a sealed
envelope, endorsed: "Proposal for a
Concrete Culvert at Kapue, Papaikou,
Hilo, Huwsii," and delivered previous to
10 o'clock, n m., of the date specified at
the County Clerk's Office.
The right to reject any or all the bills
JOHN T. MOIR,
Chairman Board of Supervisors and
Supervisor for North and South Hilo,
County of Hawaii. 22-2
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Honolulu, March 29. Superintendent Babbitt returned yesterday
from Kauai after making arrangements for some new schools on that
island, among them being a school at Kapaa, at which the children of
the Molokan colony will attend. Babbitt visited many places on the
island and looked into school affairs generally, with the result that in
addition to the new school enterprises, there will be some improvements
ot old scnoois.
"We proposs to build an eight or ten-room school at Kapaa," said
the Superintendent. "This will not be specially for the Molokans. but
it will be the school they will attend. There is no need to build a school
specially for them, nt present, for there are only 16 school children
among them now."
A new two-room school at Koolau was also decided upon, also im
provements at Hanalei, Lihue, Hanamaulu, Makaweli and Kalaheo At
Lihue a new room is to be opened and Miss Mabel Wilcox has been ap
pointed teacuer. star.
Good Chance of Getting Rebate.
Honolulu, March 28. Most of the members of Hawaii's Rebate Com
mission returned this morning by the S. S. Korea. In the party were
George W. Smith, Mark P; Robinson, J. R. Gait and E. A. Mclnerny.'
"The prospects for congress taking favorable action looking toward
granting us the 75 per cent, rebute on the Federal income are favor
able," said George W. Smith, the chairman of the commission. "We
had expected to hear some news on our arrival this morning that there
had been some favorable progress. I was not surprised therefore to
learn that the committee had agreed unanimously to recommend the
measure favorably to the House.
"I consider," said Mark P. Robinson, "that our mission was a suc
cess. The indications were very favorable indeed, for favorable action
ou our measure. I believe that congress will grant us the rebate meas
ure, but under compromise conditions. The compromise will not be in
the amount but in the period of time. Originally the request was for
twenty years, but the indications are that the time when the rebate will
be effective will be cut to five years. In fact some of the members of
congress remarked when we urged the twenty-year period that it would
be no use granting the rebate for that period, for we would probably be
a state before the expiration of such period."
Emigrants to America.
Liverpool. March 28. Twenty-eight hundred emigrants sailed for
Americu from this port yesterday.
Fire at Wrangel, Alaska.
Emigrants From Russia.
months, two thousand
Copenhagen, March 28. During the spring
Russian emigrants sail for America every week.
Serious Fire in Newport.
Newport, K. I., March 27. Five piers of the Fall River S. S. line
were burned here today. The ste imer Plymouth was burned. Four
other steamers were damaged. Tlie dumace will amount 10 11 million
I dollars. On life was lost in the fire.
San Francisco, March 28. Fire has practically destroyed the town of
Wrangel, Alaska. The loss will be one hundred thousand dollars and
many people will be rendered destitute.
Charge of Grand LarGeny.
New York, March 28. George W. Perkins, formerly vice-president
of the New York Life Insurance Company and a partner of J. Pierpont
Morgau, was arrested today on a charge of grand larceny based ou
alleged transfer by Perkins of funds from the insurance company to' the
Republican committee for campaign purposes. Perkins was released oil
Distinguished Musician Dead.
Boston, March 28. Macdonald, one of the founders of the Bostonians
opera company, is dead of pneumonia.
William M. Macdonald was born at Steubeuville, Ohio, and early de
veloped musical talent. He studied with the leading masters in Eng
land, Germany and Italy, made his debut in the latter country in "II
Trovatore," and joined the Boston Ideals in 1880. With Tom Karl and
H. C. Bamabee he organized the Bostonians in 1887.
Agreement at Algeciras.
Washington, March 27. Ambassador White has cabled from Alge
ciras that the conference has virtually agreed upon tlie question of the
policing of the Morocco frontier.
Appropriation For Navy.
Washington, D. C, March 27. The House Naval Committee today
reported a bill appropriating a tatol of $99,740,000. This appropriation
provides for the construction of one new battleship, several torpedo boat
destroyers, and submarines, a dry dock at the Bremerton navy yard and
a floating dock for the Atlantic seaboard.
Tobey Has a Narrow Escape.
San Francisco, March 26. The bark Gerard C. Tobey, Captain
Scott, which sailed for Honolulu on the 14th inst., has been forced to'
returne by a storm. The vessel had a narrow escape from foundering
The Crockett Refinery. ,
San Francisco, March 20. With permanent contracts signed up that
leave Claus Spreckels less than 50,000 Ions out of the annual output of
425,000 tons from Hawaii, the independent sugar men who have organ
ized the Sugar Factors Company in Honolulu and operate the Crockett
refinery here, under the name of the California and Hawaiian Sugar
Refining Company, boast that they have the fight won and are putting
out their product on a permanent basis.
"I have heard rumors that there is a secret pact between us and the
Spreckels people," said Manager George Rolph, of the latter company,
today, "but have paid no attention to them for the reason that they are
absurd on the face of them to any one familiar with the situation. We
are absolutely an independent concern, and the names on our directorate
are sufficient guarantee to the public that we are here to stay.
"Why should we offer any compromise to anybody, when we control
over 82 per cent, of the output of the islands? We have not thought it
necessary, to show our independence, to start in to butcher prices and
demoralize the industry.
"That would be the method if we were some mushroom concern
started Up over night to cinch the trust into buying us out. But that is
not our object. We would not have organized if we had not believed
this is to lie a great world metropolis. Ws are making 340 tons of sugar
a day at Crocket', and by the first of next month will have the largest
output of any refinery on the coast. There is not much reason there
for .secret compacts. We are in control of the situation, and are and
will remain independent of Spreckels and everybody else."
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