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AUSTIN'S HAWAIIAN WEEKLY.
PUBLISHED BY THE AUSTIN PUBLlahiNG CO,
Assoclnte Editor and Artist
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Ladies Portuguese Charitable Asso
Charitable Society of Haw 'ii 1000
Cithulic Henr vol'ent Union 1000
Kapiolani Ma'emity I lome 1000
Chinese H spital 1000
Japanese Ilenevul nt Society 1000
On Monday evening all the
employees, their wives and
sweethearts, were entertained at
a ball by Air. E. Suhr at his
The employees of the Hilo
branch of the Hackfeld Co.,
A Hallt Century Old.
A half century ago Mr. II.
Hackfeld established the firm of
H. Hackfeld & Co. It had a
small beginning as all business
concerns that now wield great
commercial influence had. H.
Hackfeld & Co. from the start
made a reputation for strict in
tegrity and aggressive push in
business. The fiftieth anniver
sary came last Monday and all
the employees of this great firm aside from receiving a douceur
were treated to a holiday. 0f $50 each, were further enter-
H. Hackfeld & Co. have been tained by a grand dinner at the
one of the greatest factors in the Hilo hotel, given by Mr. George
development of Hawaii. They Rodick a member of the firm,
have been instrumental in start- and manager f that branch in
ing and carrying to a successful the "Queen City" of Hawaii,
issue some of the largest sugar The Weekly offers Messrs.
estates in the country. Every- Hackfeld & Co. its most hearty
thing thay have touched, by rea- congratulations on the remark
son of their sterling business able success attained during the
integrity and energy, has proved half-century of its existence, and
successful and the firm is rated jts best wishes for future success
as one of the wealthiest and most tinder the most able management
enterprising in the Islands. 0f Mr. J. F. Hackfeld. May
In a most unostentatious man- there always be a Hackfeld born
ner, and without even imparting for centuries to come capable of
the knowledge to their guests, conducting the vast business in
the Hackfeld firm closed the terests of this great pioneer firm.
ceieorauon 01 tneir notaDie anni
versary on the 2nd inst., with the
following munificent and unex
pected donations to the charitable
societies extant here. It will be
noticed that all kinds and condi
tions are included in the list of
beneficiaries, and the sadness of
man' a poor creature will be
turned into gladness, by the
Heaven -born act brought to
earthly and tangible fruition by
the kindness of the H. Hackfeld
Co. firm. They gave to charity
$1000 for each ye.ir the' have
been established, or $50,000 for
the establishment of a Lutheran
" Meek and lowly, ure and holy,
Chief among the blessed Three;
Turning s-ulness, into gladness,
Heav'n born, art thou, Charity."
Following is a list of the charit
able organizations benefitted:
American Relief pund 51000
Hawaiian Relief Sciety 1000
German Hsnevolent Society 1000
Strangers' Friend Society 1000
British Henevolent Society 1000
Free Kindergarten & Cnildrens' Aid
Associated Charities of Hawaii 1000
Mr. J. N. Belcher, now super-' lt was announced some time
intending the placing of the sew- niiQ (s.,yS the Japan M il) that
enure Piping in the streets of Dr. Kitasato had discovered the
Honolulu, is the authority tor the bacillus of dysentery, and that
statement that the piping is amply by means of 'inoculation he had
large enough to supply the needs cuied number of cases. The
of Honolulu tor some years to intelligence is now supplemented
come, and in accord with the tie- by .statement th ,t experiments
tail plans ot Civil Engineer Her- n,ive been successfully made by
ring. The iurther information is Dr. Kjt .sato's assistant D. Shi.rs,
obtained that about one-halt ol nd by Dr. Ando of the Police
the entire piping is now hud and Department. At the request of
that all speed will be used in com- the people of Olmur.t in the
pletingthe contract. The hard- Yob.in district, Dr. Saim has
est (slowest) part of the work is proceeded thither with a"provi
now before the contractors and sion of lymph, and it is expected
in which blasting will luvc to be th.it the spre.id of the disease
resorted to; m fact the first ac- will be checked. If these dis
tion in that line was taken yester- coveries justify the accounts
day afternoon in front ot E. O. given of them, an immense num
IlallA: Son s store, and the man- ber of lives will he s.ived, and
ner in which the dynnmalic power wide-spread suffering averted.
was applied showed that Mr. .
Belcher and his assistants are not T1, , ... .. ... . . .
iut .'insiit iiiiiMiauon mat
adorns the title-page of this issue
is one of the most characteristic
new in their work. The sewer
age system will be a great and
needed benefit to the city, and its
ceucu ijuiiciii iu nit i.n, unit na 1 . 1 11
arly completion and practical Photographs of Hawaii ever pro
se is honed for. Jhltd- ,q',e l,lcture was mac,e
,sc is nopLCijou by Frnnk Davv at Krei t cQst
Mr. F. J. Cross, the local rep- is a copyright photograph, and is
resentative of aerial telegraphy,
went forward by the steamer
Australia, en route to New York
City, where he expects to meet
the inventor of wireless tele
graphy, Mons. Marconi. Mr.
Cross, on leaving here, expressed
strong faith in his ability to have
these islands soon telegraphically
connected with each other.
published by permission of Mr.
Miss Charlotte Miller, the soci
ety editress of the Cincinnati En
quirer, a brilliant writer and
loveable lady , having many friends
in Honolulu, was married in Cin
cinnati on the 20th tilt., to Mr.
Robert K. Temple, of this city.
Viel Glueck fuer die naechsten
50 Jahre !
And still they come to the only
port in the mid-Pacific, i.e., an
other line of steamers. The North
Pacific and China S. S. Co. ad
vertise in Hongkong snd Japanese
papers that the steamers Colum
bia, Monmouthshire and Lennox,
each of about 3000 tons tonnage,
will sail from Kobo for Portland,
Oregon, via Honolulu. The Col
umbia, Capt. F. Dobson, was
scheduled to leave Oct. 3, to be
followed by the Monmouthshire,
Capt. Evans, Oct. 17.
It is satisfactory to have the
statement that the South and
Central American Republics are
planning an alliance against the
United States emphatically de
nied by the State Departments.
It is understood by the authori
ties that the Pan American gov
ernments desire if possible to
bind themselves still closer in
friendship to the great Republic
of the North.
:C5l -: '!m&-J fey ' s?W j vi fKv-i twfcS l
J, F. HACKFEL0, Head of the House of H. Hackfeld & Co