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VOL. IX. NO. 1329.
HONOLULU, H. I., THURSDAY, MAY 2, I8!5.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
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THE DAILY BULLETIN
PRINTED AND FUBLLSIIEO
EXCEPT BBKUAY Iir TUB
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AT THE 0FV1CE,
t 32b flercoaoi rtl.. Honoltln. B I.
rtliUMOKUTION-Bix DniUM A Yeah,
Dllv"M tii Honultilri at Kirnr Gents a
Month, in dvnnce.
THE WEEKLY BULLETIN
xi Koua Doll a a Yiab to Doiueftic,
nd Fb I)ou,A3 to KntflKii K-jhwrlUrs
payable In advene.
BOOR AND JOB PRINTING
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I'm Daily Biauni l ririuttru uni iut
Hjhcd by tlio JNlly Bulletin Pnblisbsnn
Company, Limited, nt p ofllce, Mer
chant btret, Honolulu. Hawaiian HI
udi. Daniel Lovhii, editor, resides on
Alaken street. Honolulu. Kforesiild.
Address letters for the paper "Kdltor
Uollstik," and hnslncsti lettnrs " Manager
Dally Bulletin Publishing Company."
Using a percona! addrc may cans delay
UEWXKS OOOKX. j
iMrOBTKRM AND DCALaBl IN LCMkCB AND
ALL KIHD8 Of llUILUINO MATXnlAI-M.
Fort Street, Honoluio.
H. HAOKJIXD OO
UlHBBAL OOMMIHOION AoiMR.
Ooruer Jfon and CJuwsn btreeta Uiiuuiiinu
JKO. I. SKRHIBS.
Mahokona, Kohala, Hawaii.
MAHUrACTDBIMO Jeweleb ahd Watch
HAKEB. KtUnl Jewelry a aneelalty. faruoular
attention paid to all kinds ot repair
Oampbull Block, Merchant Street.
HONOI.T7I.U IBON WOBK8.
Bteam Enoihes, BnoAB Mills, Uoileivi,
uoolbbb. i hon, sba8r amd i.kad
Machinery of Ktery Deaonption Mauv to
Order. Particular atleutlon paid to Ships'
Blacksmlthlng. Job Work exnonted nt
Atlas Assurance Go.
USBTI, . . IIO.OOO.UOO.
H. W. SCHM5)T & SOWS.
Atrnnt for Hawaiian Tland
Oity Carriage Co.,
Oomer King and Dethel BU
- BOTH TELEPHONES 113 -Fine
Carriages & Civil Drivers
To be bad at all hours
J. S. ANDRADB,
Consolidated Soda Water Go,, L'd
Ooi. Allan Port SU Bonoluln.
1006 tf AirenU
Best Family Medicine
Sick Headache, Constipation.
DYSPEPSIA, LIVER TRRUSLES.
Purely Vegetable, Easy to Tata-
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(MiioUcs limnoilbtelyon H'.iclilniii. . ..i
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Miwlolij Mr. J.t'.Ajcr.t Cn..I.mrell.Vm". V A
World's Groat Expositions.
- A)i'r' riiu i. iiiuMii in tiior j'.u it
ot our huttU'r.
Hollister Drug Co., L'd.,
Sole A Rents (or i tie Repnbllo of llavnli.
People Who Write
on typewriters marvel
that busy business men
still cling to the pen pro
cess. The bunim si man
UMiifr a. typewriter would
not voluntai ily return to
the old method, because
he can turn off more
work, of a better quality,
and with less effort on
Tne Man Who Iter
Ustd a Typewriter
believes the task of learn
ing to write a dilllcult
and hopeless one. Try.
Others have learned ; you
can. Your first attempt
will probably reveal the
fact that you do faster
work with the pen.
That's quite natural ;
you are just learning.
Your next trial will sur
prise you. a our lingers
go to the right keys in
stinctively. It becomes
easier and you will then
begin to r alize the use
fulness and benefit of a
CHOICE OF A TYPEWRITER
will cither mnko or mar
your writing happimss.
For the business man
desiring a machine, that
combines speed, durabi
lity, does perfect work,
;J and lastly, has the easiest
keyboard to learn, buy
This typewriter stands at
the head. It has all tho
Let mo hhow you a
) New Oaijouaph.
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A. n. nuunun, nysui.
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HOWL FROM HAWAII.
Want of Roads Retards Improve
ment on That Island,
HHo People to Petition for a Wharf and
Breakwater General Notes
Th following inlnroMiiiR eorron
pomlenco from tlio island of Hawaii
camo to hnuil by tlio lrnt Bttnnr:
Most of tlio pupulnliou of Hawaii
has go no coflt'o mad, and (.pwiolly
is this true of tlio Olaa ami Putin
districts. Theso two districts aro
boiiiK rapidly filled up by actual cot
tiers who muaii business and aro
sottling much money aud labor on
I The Olaa district has 10,000 acre
.of choice colToe laud of which sonni
ir00 acres lias been planted and tlio
. trees are all doing well. The land
in this district is boiug taken up
I rapidly, in fact uo vacant land re-
I mains adjacent to the Volcano road
aud of course people will not go far
' into the woods till the government
' cau fee its way clear to build roads
to this aud the Puna districts.
for his coffee last year. lie plauts
a trifle over 1000 treoa to tlio acre
and a tree four years old will yield
2J pounds; a vory little figuring will
show the cause of the (settlers' en
thusiasm. Thd Puna district ia also being
rapidly settled. Although there is
plenty of good land left, it is thought
that it will not be disposed of till
better laud laws are made aud oue
or two roads built. Auother large
tract of land altogether suitable for
coffeo lies directly back of Hiln,
Most of this land has been sold at
auction at from SI to 12 per aero.
There are some thirty-five claims
hero that are being improved rapid
ly. Gardner K. Wilder has twenty
acres nearly ready for planting, D.
H. Hitchcock has twenty-eight
planted, some of it throe years old
and bearing nicely. Sheriff Williams
has ten a: res planted and E. G. Hitch
cock soven ncres. Tho other places
hn-H from two to five men workiiiL'
I ! all the time.
(still nnnthi.r liannt iflll i rni't. (if
( laud adjacent to Hilo is "Ph Home-
" steaa" claims lying only four miles
distant aud all taken up. Most ol
tho claims have houses cm them, and
Dr. Williams of Hilo has ten aeros
planted ia coffee and a fine nursejy
with many thousands ol eolleo plants
just showing above the ground. F.
M. Wakefield, one of HUo'h young
lawyers, is a settler in this district
and has probably tho finest nursery.
It covers oue antl one-fourth acros of
grouud and the plants aro about fivo
inches high; they wore punted in
If cnffVo prove a succtss (and
there is not much doubt ot it) Ha
waii will shortly bo tho most import
ant island of tho group. Hor area of
120 square, miles or more than twieo
the area of Oahu, Kauai and Maui
combined, is ono among the many
points of vantage. Muny thousand
acres of good agricultural lnd
capable of growiug all the grains
aud fiuits of tho temperate zone lie
at an altitude of from 1200 to 5000
fet. Lower down is tho coffro belt
and still nearer tho coast Hawaii's
many sugar plantations; in fact all
the productions of the Temperate
and Torrid Zon'o can be grown on
Hawaii within 25 miliH of the const.
Her geographical poiitiou give Ha
waii another advantage over her
shier island', being nearly a day's
run nearer to San Fraucisco. This
in tlio near future make i
first port of call and
probably the (IrM coaling station for
ships that emerge from the Nicara
gua Canal bound for tho Orient.
The natural advantages of Hilo's
harbor aro far ahead of any of the
group, but it is necessary that money
should bo spent for wharves aud
other harbor improtements.
Hut Hawaii's great howl at the
pr-3nt time in for roads. The gov
ernment has leaded and Hold lands
adjacent to Hilo aud in eomo parts
roads havo been surveyed, but the
citizens aud settlers claim that it
goes uo further. Even on tlio
Homestead tract only four miles from
Hilo the road is ouly built part of the
way, and the expeiibeof transporting
lumber over the last two or three
miles is more than the original cost,
and the government provides that a
man oliull build n house before he
prove up ami got a title
to his laud. It is tho same of
tho district lying directly back
of Hilo, Hotno thirty-five men
aro improving their claims as rapid
ly as possible, but every stick of
lumber has to bo packed ou horses'
back-). There is not a foot of road
way built outride of Hilo in this di
rection. This Mate of affairs got
monotonous a short time since and
an effort was made to obtain a rea
sonable appropriation for the con
struction of roads from Hilo to sev
eral outlying districts. After much
hard work a sum was secured aud
work began on two roads, the oue
toward the Homestead Tract aud
tho other to the L'una district. Tho
Homestead road, although survoyed,
has not beeu finished and it is posi
tively daugoroiH to traverse the
country, oven on horseback. A road
through this stretch of fertile coun
try to Uamakua would bo the meaus
of improviug the homesteads in
short order. Another road tho gov
ernment has consented to build is
known as the Puna road. It starts
on tho Volcauo road nine miles from
Hilo. There are about 25,000 acres ( is an old wooden building aud a dis
of tho finest of forest laud at pros-' crace to anv community.
out inaccessible on account of the I
ditlhultios of transportation neces-1
sarily confined to the primitive jack- '
ass. Of eomothiug ovor a huudred
prisoners sent to work on the roads
some forty-five were detailed on the
Puna road. So far about a mile of
highway has been finished in less
than three months. NevorthelesB
over lf0 acreH aro now planted in
coffeo, over 1000 acres purchased
aud about .1500 leased These set
tlors auxiously await tho completion
J 0 u,s road to their only shipping
and supply depot. An eiiort, was
made to stop work on tho Hilo end
of this road aud start afresh at Polio
iki, the present proposed terminus.
This raised a howl from Hilo and a
petition signed by nearly ovory rep
resentative mail iu the district pro
testing against tho notv move was
sont to Honolulu. As yet no change
has boon made and the prisoners are
still workiui; on tho Hilo end of tho
Heretofore the pooplo ot Hawaii
havo boon satisfied to get the scraps
as far as appropriations for improve
ments aro concerned, but now they
propose to carry war to tho enemy's
camp and aro going to begin by lay
ing a list of grievances before the
groat oues at Honolulu, letting the
fiorco whito light rest upon them so
plainly that legislator ran see tham
plainly. In the first place, they are
going to ak for a break-water and
wharf at Hilo. Several times money
has beon appropriated for the im
provement of Hilo bay, but tho ap
propriation, however, was always
placed at the end of tln list. Con
sequently Hilo bay is still unimprov
ed. Commerce is continually in-
creasing, and more and more of tho
sugar produced aloiiK the Hilo coast
is finding its way here, its natural
port for shipment. The need of a
breakwater aud wharf becomes tnoro
aud more apparent.
It seems peculiar to tho people of
Hawaii that thousands of tons of
freight from the immediate viciuity
of Hilo should first have to go to
Honolulu, there to bo shipped to
America, wheu it could bo takon di
rect much cheaper, and save stock
holders of sugar companies nitcy
thousands of dollars each year that
tliey now pay at Honolulu fuf
freight, commissions, storage, etc.
Private capital was forthcoming n
short time since for the purpose ot
bulldiug a wharf, but the promoters
wore informed by tho Government
that it was tho policy of the Gov
ernment to o-vu aud control all
wharves built on Government pro
perly, and now tho people of Hilo
and vicinity aro wondering how soon
these things will be given them.
Somt? new blood has rocoutly been
infused into tin' Hilo district and it
is cow piopoed to kick, aud kick
vigjrously for internal improve
ments. The settlors will soon ox
port a lot of co (Toe aud will demand
j proper facilities for sbippiog the
' same. The production of green
fruits for foreign consumption is re
ceiving tho attention of residents
who aro spending $7i,000 a year in
Stu Francisco for feed for stock.
A road to the grain and pasture
lauds of tho upland slopes of
Mauua Kea aud Mauua Loa would
in a few years obviate tho necessity
of sending so much money abroad.
Butter and cheese would not havo
' to be imported if those agricultural
lands were tapped with proper high
ways. Tho streets of Hilo aro un
' paved and are lighted in the primi-
tive fashion (coal oil lamps). Its
i jail is nothing more than a tank,
i There is not one waterproof coll and
1 sick prisoners have to worry out a
miscrablu existence. The post office
The feasibility of local self
govornmotit is being discussed by
tho thinking men of tho island, and
unless the government brings out
and perfects a plan for internal im
provements, there is scarcely a man
on tho island who will not petition
to cut looso locally. Tho majority
of the people of Hawaii are slauuoh
supporters of tho Kepublic, but
they will soon demand that the
largor part of her taxes be spent ou
the Island of Hawaii, instead of
going to beautify other parts of
tho Republic. Nothing disgruntles
a community so much as to discover
that it is not receiving its share of
public monies aud Hawaii is firmly
convinced that sho is being dis
criminated agaiuit iu the matter
of publio improvements.
While in Stockton, Cal., somo time
ago, Thos. F. Langau, of Los Banos,
that state, was taken vory sovoroly
with cramps and and diarrhoea. Ho
chanced to meet Mr. O. M. Carter,
i who was similarly alllictod. Ho says:
I "I told him of Chatuborlaiu'a Colic,
I Cholera and Diarrhoea Itomody.aud
wo wont to tho Uolden Drug Store
and procured a bottle of it. It gavo
Mr. Carter prompt relief and 1 can
vouch for its having cured me." For
salo by all dealers. Benson, Smith
fi Co., agents for the Hawaiian Islands.