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TUESDAY - JUNE 12, igo6
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' PU1II.1SIIKI) ItVKRV TUESDAY.
J. Wiiiuti.ocK Marsh - Editor
D. W. Marsh Business Manager.
Tin? logging of the koa forests is
ito he conducted, vc are informed,
along the most improved lines laid
down By the new science of Fores
try. But for this fact we of this
island might view with alarm the
entrance of the saw mill into our
forests. The effects of timber growth
' upon rain fall, and more especially
upon the flow of rivers, is now well
understood. The growth of timber
with its undergrowth conserves the
moisture that feeds our streams,
regulating and making more con
stant their flow. Our timber belt
above removed, and our numerous
streams would cease to be as they
are. The whole timber belt could
be made to yield a great amount of
valuable timber, however, without
material damage if logged accord
ing to approved forestry methods.
Tint Social Science Club of Hono
lulu is enjoying the blessed privilege
of every American citizen, viz: that
if free discussion. It is their in
alienable right to devote what
ever time there may be to spare,
after attending to troubles at home,
in this manner. The right of free
discussion is not to be denied, and
its exercise will not be objected to
so long as it is fair and ends in dis
cussion. Any assumption of infali
bility or undue exercise of authority
or personal influence, Hilo people
will be likely to take exceptions to,
Tim closing of another year of
work is signalized this week by ap
propriate exercises in each of the
schools. The educational needs of
the city are well met. The terri
torial schools, Hilo Boarding school
and Catholic schools, each hi its
own field, is doing its work well.
The- High school has been somc
.what hampered during this its first
year by inadequate quarters, a de
fect being remedied by the construc
tion of a fine new 'building. The
work of the Hilo Boarding school
can hardly be too highly commend
ed. The very first and original in
dustrial training school, the idea of
its founder has been siezed upon,
and schools of the kind are now
found everywhere aud the useful
ness of the school of this character
is proved. Hilo's schools and in
stitutions of mental and manual
training are objects of local and
territorial pride. ,
The Hand Benefit.
The benefit given at the Armory on
Thursday night by the band for Chas.
Caceres was fairly well patronized. The
proceeds were upwards of $60, and as ex
penses werejlght, about $50 was netted.
The band furnished a number on the
program, and between the dances Mr.
Caceres played piano selections. His
execution is bf illiant, and playing sur
prising when the disadvantages under
which he labors are considered, in being
compelled, on account of imperfect vis
ion, to learn the music by reading raised
, Volcano Tourists.
A small party of tourists arrived by the
Kinau Wednesday and went to the Vol
. cano Tuesday. The members of the
p-rty remained at the Volcano several
days, some planning to return via
Hilo and others by the steamer
Mauna Loa. The following compose the
party: Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Chlllman,
Wellington, N. Z.; Miss A. Brooks, Hono
lulu; Dr. K. H. Scuultz; Bremen; Mr
and Mrs. F,. Williams, San Jose. Cal'J
Mrs. L. Spencer, Honolulu; Eugenic J.
Swan, San Francisco; F. B. Whitin,
Honolulu; Joseph Phelps and wife anil
Miss Phelps, London.
The incorporation papers of the Hilo
Pineapple Co. sent to the Registrar ot
Public Accounts two moutlfy ago still re
pose peacefully in the office of some terri
torial official. Secretary Vicars made in
quiry two weeks ago as to why they had
not been returned and received the reply
that they were In the hands of the At
torney General. Whether or not they
were held up for some reason is not
known. This does seem a little slow
even for Honolulu.
Bkhks-Oii Friday, June 8, 1906, to the
wife of W, II. Beers, akon.
KOIIAI.A. DITCH Ol'KNINO
Moving t'lcttircH of Event For
Promotion Use. '
Eben P. Low has seen A. Gart
ley of the Hawaii Promotion Com
mittee and impressed him favorably
with a plea for allowing the Edi
son moving picture man to go to
the Kohala ditch opening. Besides
a view of the ceremony of turning
on the water, the Kohala people
would arrange for views of cow-
roping, pa-u riding and the shipping
of cattle on board a steamer.
There is to be a drive and ship
ment of cattle a day or so after the
No question would there be
about sending the picture man to
Kohala but for the fact that the
Hawaii Promotion Committee had
planned to have him take the pa
u parade in Honolulu on the nth.
Mr. Iow has, however, seen the
leader of the pa-u ladies and been
assured by her that special parade
for the picture would be given,
without asking pay, on some other
The Kohala management has
chartered the steamer Kinau to
to leave Honolulu at 8 o'clock on
Saturday evening for Mahukona.
Excursionists from Honolulu who
can not wait for the grand ball at
Kohala on Monday night may re
turn in the steamer Mauna L,oa,
eaving Mahukona at midnight.
Mr. Low is eager to have the
picture man at Kohala. He argues
that it is not every year that a great
ditch is' opened, while a pa-u caval
cade can be arranged for almost
Walukeu Social Settlement.
In a recent report made by Miss
Erbeck, regarding the work of the
Waiakea Social Settlement the fol
lowing interesting items were given:
Since May 1 there have been four
hundred and twenty-nine cases
treated at the dispensary, a large
percentage being cases of sores,
cuts, bruises and inflamed eyes.
Miss Erbeck's house to house
visits have averaged sixteen per
The weaving class now numbers
seventeen and the seiyiug class
The average attendance at the
mothers' meetings is twenty-six.
Thirteen attend the evening sing
ing class and fourteen the afternoon
class for children.
The Sunday School is very well
attended, the average being seventy-
The Christian Endeavor "Society
has no.w thirty-seven active mem
bers, and seven associate members.
The Junior society numbers
Miss Erbeck states also that there
is a strong desire to. obtain a better
knowledge of English and to im
prove along .various lines all of
which is certainly encouraging.
The awakening of desire for better
moral, intellectual and physical con
ditions in that community is a de
cided step toward better things for
The closing exercises of the several de
partments of the Hilo Union School will
be as follows:
Riverside primary, Thursday, June 14,
at 10:30 a. m.
Main school (including English .prim
ary) June 14, at 1 :oo p. m.
Waiakea, Kal primary, Friday, June
15, at 10:30 a. m.
Thursday, June 14, being Flag Day, the
exercises held on that day will be largely
patriotic in character.
Friends and patrons of the school are
invited to attend. The schools will not
close until Friday, June 15, although the
exercises will occupy parts of the two
Kliuin Departures, June Dili,
J. Phelps aud wife, Miss Phelps, S. K.
Pua, Rev. Fenton-Suiith, C. Koy, Mrs.
Geo. Locklngtou II. L. Wandschnelder,
Mis. G. P. Tullock, Mrs. J. L. Richard
son, Geo. S. Curry, G. H. Williams, G.
Richardson, Mrs. G. L. Desha, S. L.
Desha, J. II. Pullar, Theo. Wolff, Mrs.
Madden aud two children.
, High School Class Exercises.
The last regular instruction for this
year at the High school will be Thursday
forenoon, June 14, between the hours of
nine aud twelve. An effort will be made
by the teachers to illustrate briefly the
work of the year. All who are Interested
ill Heeiug this work and judging of its
nature are invited to be pres nt,
Land Associations Mny Not I'lo Up
l.nnds For Future'.
"The Hilo settlement associations
will all be turned down," said
Land Commissioner Pratt yester
day. "We do not propose to bind
trie government in advance to give
lands that arc still under lease to
any particular persons. In other
words, we do not propose to tie the
hands of the government."
This is otic of the matters that
Commissioner Pratt went over with
Governor Carter yesterday and the
settlement associations are the later
ones. The conclusion reached was
what might have been anticipated.
It seems indeed, that there has
been a kind of settlement associa
tion mill started in Hilo and around
there since the success that was
achieved by the Osorio and other
associations in having lands as
signed to them. How much of
this settlement business is bona
fide, and how much of it is for
somebody's profit, is a matter that
is yet to be determined. The
government, at the events, will not
consent to tie up at this time lands
that are still uuder leases, some
of which will not expire during the
life of the present government.
The lands, at all events, arc pay
ing good revenues now. Whether
it would be wise to deprive their
present holders of the chance at
them in the future, and promise to
turn them over 'to a new set of
masters is a debatable point,
there may be other citizens besides
the members of the present settle
ment association moreover, who
will want a chance at the holdings
when the leases expire, and those
citizens have just good right, or
would have, as the association
There are a number of applica
tions for lands in the hands of the
Land Commissioner, among them
being that of Waiina Association,
which asks to have set aside for it
the lands of'Kawainui, now under
lease to the Ouomea Sugar Com
pany. This association has nine
members, all Portuguese, aud they
ask for 13 1-2 acres each. The
present lease expires in 1908.
The members of the Antoue de
Souza Settlement Association ask
for thirty acres each of the 210
acres of land in North Hilo known
as Kaurlakuea. There are seven
members in this company, aud the
land they want is leased to the
Pepeekeo Sugar Company.- The
present lease expires in June, 1906.
The J. M. Kauhi Settlement
Association wants the Kailie lauds,
between Papaikou and ' Ouomea,
now leased to the Onomea Sugar
Company, tue lease expiring in
1910. There are sixteen "mem
bers of this association, seven of
them Portuguese, one American
and the balance Hawaiiaus. Ad
vertiser. Found Coffee I'rolltuiile.
A Portuguese at Kalwiki, who has a
half acre of coffee trees, recently sold his
season's crop to the Hilo Coffee Mill, re
ceiving $80 therefor. He was entirely
satisfied with the proceeds from this half
acre and considered it easy' money. He
had more land in coffee but took some
advice that his experience has shown was
poor, nd trimmed the remainder down,
resulting in their dying. He greatly re
grets his mistake in thus trimming down
his trees, as those from which he gathered
this coffee are the ones he allowed to
grow. They have reached the height of
fifteen feet or more, are doing well and
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A Ilaudsome Cabinet.
A beautiful piece of cabinet work is be
ing completed at the Hackfeld mill, un
der the supervision of Mr. James, for Dr.
Grace, It is made of solid curly koa
throughout even to back and bottoms of
drawers, and is in the mission style, with
wooden hinges and ,door latches, and
heavy frame keyed together. The fine
work upon it was done by a Japanese
cabinet maker, the Orientals being super
ior to others in patient, painstaking work.
The joints are something wonderful for
fineness and the whole effect of the piece
Is striking, for the selected grain of the
wivjiI, style, finish aud ingenious mech
anism. Huso Insinuation.
"I see that my friend Editor Burns of
the Hawaii Herald has recovered from
an attack of malaria. I.rts sec, where
was it that I heard that whiskey and
quinine with the accent ou the Scotch,
were the quickest cure for that malady?"
"Man About Town," iu Honolulu Star.
HAWAII, tfUKSDAY, JUNK
'' Utthbcf Trow Nourish.
Jules C. Carvalho has growing near his
residence two or three rubber trees of the
"sierra" variety that yield rubber of a
white color and good quality. Thy have
been trimmed by V. S. Terry and the
cuttlugs, about two hundred In number,
sent to the I.oulsson plantation, where
some experimentation in the growth of
the tree is being made. The trees have
yielded from a recent tapping tnnde at
the wrong time and not In the correct
manner, about four ounces of the rubber.
The trees are several years old and 15 to
20 feet in height. Dr. Clarke, of Hono
lulu, took about 1500 of the seeds from
these trees to Honolulu, and some 500
liave been sent to the Loulsson rauch.
Cockctt Mrs Esther Josephine Cockett,
born March 5, 1854, at Kaonoulu,
Kuln, Maui, II. I., daughter of Hetija
niin II. SnlfTin and Katimknnoenoe
, Nah iualau, educated under the care of
Mr. and Mrs. Necdham at Makawao,
Maui; transferred to Honolulu, In care
of Miss Ogdcu. Attended Maunaolu
Seminary when Porter Green was prin
cipal of that Institution. Leaves a
a husband, a son, a daughter lour sis
ters aud six brothers. The daughter,
was recently married to the Hon. I. T.
De lloll. Bulletin.
An Old Maxim Applied to a Modern
"Everyone speaks of the feast as
he finds it," is a maxim of the
Pprtuguese. Judging by the letters
received from people all over the
country, praishlg Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy, it is evident this remedy
has beeu found satisfactory. It is
the best known remedy for diar
rhoea, and no case has yet been
reported where it has failed to give
relief, and it has been in general
use for more than a quarter of a
century. For sale by Hilo Drug
United States of America, )
Territory of Hawaii, fss
In the Circuit Court ofthe Fourth Circuit.
At Chamukrs In Probatk.
In, the matter of the Estate of JOSE
DIAS DE SOUZA, deceased. .
ORDER OF NOTICE OF HEARING
PETITION FOR ADMINISTRA-
On reading aud filing the petition of
Alexandrina Jesus de Souza of Ahualoa,
llamakua, County of Hawaii, Territory
of Hawaii, alleging that Jose Dias de
Souza, of Ahualoa, llamakua, County of
Hawaii, Territory of Hawaii, on or about
the second day of March, A. D., 1906,
leaving property within the jurisdiction
of this Court necessary to be adminis
tered upon, and prayine that letters of
administration issue to her.
IT IS ORDERED, that Tuesday, the
17th day ol July, A. D., 1906, at 9:00
o'clock a. in., be and hereby is appointed
the time for hearing said petition, in the
court rooui of this Court, at Hilo, Hawaii,
at which time aud place all persons in
terested may appear and show cause, if
any tliey nave, wliy satu petition suoulu
not be granted. .
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that
jiotice of this order be published three
successive weens iu tue mho lriuune, in
Hilo, Hawaii, T. H.
Dated Hilo, Hawaii, June 5, 1906.
CHARLES F. PARSONS,
A. S. LE BARON GURNEY,
Seal Clerk of the Circuit Court
of the Fourth Circuit.
M. F. FURTADO,
Attorney for Petitioner.
COUNTY' OF HAWAII
TKRRITORY OK HAWAII.
ORDINANCE NO. 18.
REGULATING HUNTING WITH
GUNS OR FIREARMS AND RE
QUIRING A PERMIT THEREFOR.
Suction i. No person shall hunt with
guns or firearms of any kind Iu the
County of Hawaii without first obtaining
from the SherifT ol the County of Ha
wail a permit so to do.
SUCTION J. The SherifT of the County
of Hawaii shall cause books to be printed
containing such permit, duly numbered,
a record of which shall be kept by him,
and which said permit shall contain;
(a) The name, age, nationality mid
residence of the person to whom such
permit may be Issued.
(b) If the applicant is n minor, the
name and residence of the fulher or
guardiau of such minor; provided, how
ever, that no permit shall lie issued to
auy minor unless the consent, iu writing,
of the father or guardian ot such minor
shall first be presented to the Sheriff.
Srction 3. Any person who shall vio
late any of the terms of this Ordinance
shall be fined not less than Five Dollars
($5) nor more than One Hundred Dollars
JOHN T. MOIR,
Chairman ofthe Board of Supervisors,
Territory of Hawaii I
County of Hawaii f9S'
I hereby certify, that .tu'e foregoing
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Ordhmnce was rcgillarly considered at a
meeting of the Hoard of Supervisors of
the County of Hawaii, held at the County
Seat upon the 7U1 day of June, A. I).
i)o6, mid upon being put to vote wild
Ordinance was adopted.
IN WITNKSS WHURKOF I have
hereunto set my hand and affixed the
seal of the County ot Hawaii upon tills
7th day of June, A. D. 1906,
Seal. . SAMUKI, K. 1'UA,
Clerk of the County of Hawaii.
Under authority conferred upon the
undersigned by the Board of Supervisors
of the County of Hawaii, Territory of
Hnwiill, on the 7th day of June, 1906, at
a regular meeting of said Board, bids are
called for on one ten-ton steam toad
roller. Bids oil the same with alternative
estimates on delivery at Hilo, Honolulu
or Mahukona will be received by the
undersigned up to the hour of 12 o'clock,
noon, of the 26th day of June, 1906, at
the office of the said Board of Super
visors, Peacock Block, Hilo, Hawaii.
Right is reserved to reject any or all bids.
J. T. MOIR,
Chairman Board of Supervisors.
Hilo, Hawaii, June 7, 1906,
! W. C. Peacock & Co. I
SOLE AGENT FOR HAWAIIAN ISLANDS FOR
I. W. Harper's Bourbon and Rye
The Bernheim Distilling Comp'ys
Old Continental Bourbon and Bye
SHAW'S PURE MALT
W. C. PEACOCK
C. C KKNNKDY -.President. C. A. STODIK Cathler.
JOHN T. MOIR....it Vlce-Pre. V. S. LYMAN Secretary.
II. V. PATTKN aud Vice-Pro. mid Managing Director
John Watt JolmJ. Grace C.8. Smith A. Lindsay Wm. Pullar W. H.Shlpman
THE FIRST BANK OF HILO, LIMITED
PEACOCK BLOCK, HILO
Incorporated Under the Laws of the Territory of Hawaii
Draw Exchange on Honolulu, San Francisco, New York, Chicago,
London, Hongkong and Yokohama
SAFE 'DEPOSIT BOXES RENTED BY THE MONTH OR YEAR. PAR
TICULARS ON APPLICATION
Boundary Notice. I
An application for settlement of the
boundaries of the land called Hlenaloll
1st, In the District of North Kona,
County of Hawaii, Territory of Hawaii,
having been filed with the Commissioner
of Boundaries for the Third and Fourth
Circuits, Territory of Hawaii, by J. VV.
Pratt, Commissioner of Public Lands.
Notice is lierely given to said Com
missioner of Public Lands for the Terri
tory of Hawaii, the owner of said land,
and also to the owners of the lands ad
joining, namely, Hawaii Land Company,
Ltd., for Grant 3148, Honuaula; Mrs. II.
N. Grcenwell, for Grant 3loo,Houuaula,
Thomas Alu, for Land Com. Award
7716, Hlenaloll 2d. Jno. de Costa Atnariti,
Land Com. Award 7716, Hlenaloll 2d.,
American Board of Missions for L. C. A.
387, Hlenaloll 1st, that said application
and the testimony offered will be heard
at the office of the Commissioner of Boun
daries, at Hilo,' Hawaii, on Thursday the
12th day of July, A. II. 1906, at 9 a. in.
Ililo, Hawaii, June 7, 1906.
F. S. LYMAN,
Commissioner of Boundaries 3d aud 4th
Circuits, T. II. 33.3
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