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THE WEEKLY HUQ TRIBUNF, JUlO, HAWAII-, TUESDAY, JANUARY io, ' 1905.
mm w W - ESSE E Gil if 7 Vi&tl HTViaj U'lA" i Wl TOja Consumplion Tho best prosent you can t;iko homo i3 u bottlo of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral It quiets the cough, makes breathing easy, and heals tho lungs. And 'it cures, even advanced casea. Make no mistake. Be sure and get Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, tho standard cough remedy of the world. Sold for 00 years. Beware of imitations. In large and small bottle. Arottl emu that Ion. Hasten cur bjr tb uso of Ayer's rills. Prtptred by Dr. S. C. KjtiCo., Uwill. Mui., U.S.A. For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY f Time Table The steamers of this line will ar rive and leave this port as here under: FROM SAN FRANCISCO. Sonoma I.December 7 Alameda December 16 Ventura December 28 Alameda January 6 Sierra..-. January 18 Alameda January 27 Sonoma February 8 Alameda February 17 Ventura March 1 Alameda March 10 Sierra March 22 Alameda March 31 FOR SAN FRANCISCO. Sonoma December 6 Alameda December 21 Ventura December 27 Alameda January n Sierra January 17' Alameda February 1 Sonoma February 7 Alameda February 22 Ventura February 28 Alameda March 15 Sierra March 21 In connection with the sailing of the above steamers the agents are prepared to issue, to intending passengers Coupon Through TlckotO by niy railroad from Snn Francisco to all points in the 'lulled Suites, and from New York by an Hieamsmp ltue io an European ports. For further particulars apply to Wm. G. Irwin & Co. LIMITED General Agents Oceanic S.S. Co. MATSON NAVIGATION GO. SCHEDULE OF ENTERPRISE flr.fianinSS Company San IWUcn, " HHo: Juno 19, '04 July 6, '04 July 23, '04 Aug. 0, '04 Aug. 26, '04 Sopt. 12, '04 Sopt. 20,'O4 Oct. 16, '04 Nov. 2, '04 Nov. 26, '04 Doc. G,'04 Doc. 23, '04 R. T. GUARD, Agent. WELA KA HAO SALOON Front St., Next to Akana'o C off do Shop ( BEER ONLY PRIMO PACIFIC RAINIER ENTERPRISE 1 In Kog or Bottle ' JOHN KAI, Jr. Proprietor. AM, KINDS OF RUBBER GOODS COODYEAR RUBBER CO. R. H. PEASE. President. SAN X'HANCISCO, CAL., U. S, A. KKMliU MNIIH FAULT. Allrirrii llllo A nil or j Coulrncl In IIpIhc HIlRhtcd. II. Kendall, the Ililo contractor, animated by n public spirit 11 ml with the purpose of seeing the letter of the law canied out, has formally protested to the Superintendent of Public Works against the manner in which the contract on the Ililo armory is being performed. When Assistant Superintendent J. Has tings Howland was here a few weeks ago, he personally investi gated the charges of Contractor Kendall and of representatives of the Hilo Mercantile Co., Ltd., rela tive to variations from the specifica tions which had been made by the contractor I,. M. mtehouse After giving the matter careful con sideration, he became satisfied that the contract was beiug carried on by contractor I.. M. Whitehouse in a workmanlike manner and in ac cordance with the instructions of Engineer G. H. Gere. The alleged variations from the specifications were investigated and found to be trivial and the changes had been made by the sub contractor James C. Carter after consultation with Engineer Gere and were found necessary to the proper construction of the building. The main feature of Mr. Kendall's objections was that H. Hackfeld & Co., Ltd., were in reality the bid ders and that neither Whitehouse or Carter were the real contractors. It is claimed that the milling of the material used in the building is be ing done by Japanese employed in the mill of Hackfeld & Co. It is alleged that the specifications call for citizen labor and that the em j ployment. of Asiatics evenjn these minor details is a violation of the spirit and intent of the law. Mr. Kendall's communication to Superintendent of Public Works, is as follows: "Hilo, December8, 1904. "Hon. C. S. Holloway, Superinten dent of Public Works, Hono lulu, T. H. "Sir: I wish to call your atten tion to an article on the tenth page of the revised specifications for the Hilo armory under the head of labor, as follows: "No Asiatic or Japanese labor to be employed on or about the work, or in any man ner whatsoever, either as manufac turers, laborers, skilled or other wise, or as suppliant of material. Any violation of this will be suffi cient for the cancellation of the con tract and forfeiture of any moneys that may be due the contractor, and all material on the ground shall be the property of the Government." "In the first place I wish to call your attention to the fact that Hackfeld and Co., of Hilo, are the contractors, and I can bring proof that they admit this to be so, al though the contract ix under the name of I,. M. Whitehouse, and that Hackfeld & Co. are not only the contractors, but arc manufac turers and suppliers of material as well. "I wish to say that I am prepared to give ample evidence that they are supplying tlie, material for the Hilo armory and that they are manufacturing lumber for the Hilo armory at their mill with Japanese labor; and, as a matter of fact, the Japanese are doing all the milling for that building. "I will only call your attention, in this letter, to the manufacturing of the rustic. I have been with witnesses and saw the rustic stuck by the Japanese at the mill, saw them pass it right from the sticker on to a wagon and saw the wagon hauled to the armory site and un loaded. I have gone to the same pile of rustic with a witness and put n private mark on some of the boards and these boards have gone on the building and my mark can readily be seen. I simply state this to let you know that I am prepared to give you proof of what I state. Although it is a well established fact, susceptible of proof, that the firm of Hackfeld & Co. have not had any but, Japanese, employed in their mill here for a long time past except the manager, and I do not think that they will even attempt o deny that all the mill work done on the tnateriul for the armory job, including the manufacturing of the, rustic, has been done solely and only with Japanese laborcts. "Now, Mr, Ilolloway.I, as 11 citi zen and a contractor, who is figur ing all this work and intending to live up to the specifications (should I get any of it) ask you to see that the specifications arc lived up to. And more particularly do I ask it on this labor clause, for there is no excuse whatever for employing Japanese to do that work. "I wish to again call your atten tion to the labor clause for the Hilo armory. In that clause they arc very specific and if they are lived up to at all they must be lived up to the letter, I sboidd expect you to make me live up to that clause shqtild I in any way attempt to violate it, atid I do expect you to enforce this clause to the letter with these contractors. "When I put in my bid to do this wdrk on the armory it was with the expectation of living up to the specifications if I secured the work, and if I did not secure it, to do what I could to see that anyone else who did secure the work did so. It is with this idea in view that I am bringing this matter to your at tention, and if your specifications mean anything at all (which I do not for one moment doubt) and you find upon inveJtigation that my statements are true, I shall expect you to do what those specifications mean cancel the contract. Even if it is a wealthy firm that have it instead of an unfortunate man who has no particular surplus with which to fight legal battles. "Our labor organization here is watching with much interest the outcome and I trust you will cause an investigation of my charges at once and act immediately. "Yours respectfully, "HERBERT KENDALL." In response to this letter, Super intendent Holloway dictated a reply, stating that the government knows no one in the Hilo armory contract except L. M. Whitehouse, and he does not see how proof can be ob tained that Hackfeld & Co. are the contractors. Regarding the em ployment of Asiatic labor in the dressing of the lumber in the mill of H. Hackfeld, the Superintendent said this matter had been submitted to the Attorney General as to the alleged violation of law. Mr. Kendall says a violation has been committed and he can prove it. He declares it is a "tegular dare game" by a wealthy .firm, at tempting to ride "roughshod" over the Department. Mr. Kendall lias reiterated his remonstrance in a letter dated January 30th. He states Capt. Fetter who is acting as inspector of the work without pay, is conscientious in his desire to see the work done properly, but lacks experience and that he (Kendall) has volunteered to assist him, also without compensation, thereby se curing to the government "the ben efit of a practical man free of charge." Superintendent of Public Works C. S. Holloway seems to be but little worried about the matter. He states that as far as these details were concerned where, the contrac tors were differing from the specifi cations, they had obtained the con sent of G. H. Gere to do so and the changes were made with the approval of the Public Works De partment. "With regard to the assertion that Hackfeld & Co. are the real contractors and not Whitehouse, I can only say that I know nothing j whatever about it," said Holloway. "The contract for the job was signed by Whitehouse and Kendall has not produced before me any proofs to prove his assertions. It is a well known fact that Hackfeld & Co. are not -in the contracting business. , "As far as the employment of Japanese in the milling of the ma terial is concerned I do 11 at sec that has anything to do with the con tract. Non-citizen labor can not be employed in the actual construc tion of the building, but we can not go back and forbid that the material used shall have been handled by citizens. If you began such a course you might trace back and find that the tiees, which supplied the lumber, wcie cut by Japanese on the Coast, or thnt Japanese placed it on board ship, and thus throw out almost any contract," Afl.t.ttm r..Mn1 A ..!-.. ... .. .1 I j.ttwiiik. vjiii;iiii 111111 uwn niaiwu that Holloway had asked him if a contractor could be prohibited from purchasing his material from 11 mill where Japanese were employed. He had answered that this was absurd. - It is alleged that instead of slight ing his work on the armory, Con tractor Whitehouse hns agreed to provide many extras without extra cost to the government. Details of the plans, found to be not feasnble, have been modiGed so as to make the structure more durable and sub stantial. The portico is not sup posed to be ceiled, but the contrac tor has done so. Instead of i inch boards being used for door casings, it has been found necessary to pro vide two inch timbers to support the heavy double doors. Lead flashings, not provided for in the specifications, are put over each window casing at the contractors own cost, as a protection against rain. Altogether it is claimed the Territory has been the gainer by the deviations from the original plans, all of which has been done with the approval of the Depart ment and Engineer Gere. .! HUSKY SKlXTKIt. Hon tlif State Authorities arc Uettluir Kid or Pest. Trenton, N. J., Dec 19. The days of the Jersey mosquito are numbered. And there are not many of them, even at that, ac cording to a report which Governor Murphy is soon to receive from State Entomologist Smith. Pro fessor Smith has spent more than three years investigating and ex pel imcutiug with the Jersey mos quito problem, and now believes that he has secured information which will enable him to rid the state of the insect pest which has so long been a source of annoyance and discomfort. One important point made in the report is that the breeding places of the insect are not widely scatter ed, as has long been supposed, but aVe massed, so that work in one 1 locality will often produce results ' for miles around. All of "the 1 natural conditions that keep down ' the mosquito population are care-: fully considered. The claim that dragon flies are 'valuable mosquito checks is not highly rated, but it is admitted that there are other ii. sect inhabitants of the pools and I marshes that do much in killing off the pest. It is contended in the 1 report that little fish, commonly ' known as minnows, are nature's I most effective check against the! mosquito hordes. In dealing with artificial methods of control it is shown how it is possible to take advantage of the imitations imposed by nature. The aim should be to destroy mos quito breeding places rather than the mosquitoes that breed in them. Draining and filliugtof marshes are the chief of the permanent measures advocated, but there are others which are considered important when these are not available or practical. Nearly the entire Atlantic coast line, the Delaware Bay shore and a long stretch of the Delaware river shore have been surveyed, the mosquito breeding places have been located and the measures necessary to clean them out have been determined. It is shown that much progress hns been made and at little expense in mastering the mosquito problem and there is great promise that the day is not far distant when the state will be almost entirely free from this nunoying and distressing pest. . Hoy Cured of Croup in Fifteen Minute. "Chamberlain's Cough Remedy cured our little four year old boy of croup in fifteen minutes. My wife and I have used this remedy in our family for the past five years, having tried many other kinds pre vious to that time, and can say that we consider it far superior to any otherc Frank Hui.i.ykr, Ipava, Illinois, U. S. A. For sale by the Hilo Drug Co. I A. B. C. BEERS ABSOLUTELY PURE In proof of this we call attention to the statement below. It is an expression by an eminent authority. It speaks for itself: Oi'i'icit 01' Statu Analyst CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS UKKKKUiY, July l8, I904. Dr. N. K. Fos.tkr, Secretary State Board of Health. I have examined sample marked "A. B. C. Beer," St. Louis, received April, 1904, and report as follows: This analysis was made at the request of the "Hilbkkt Mercantile Co.," the sample having been bought by me in open market. The beer was in a good state of preservation and was clear and sparkling. The chemical analysis showed that it was freo from adulteration, artificial pro orvativoa and impurities. seal W. B. RISING, State Analyist. TV "lfc f"A BOHEMIAN &, -1Z m BOTTLED BEER The ONLY ,BEER absolutely perfect and healthful, according to every analysis, and the ONLY BEUR bottled EXCLUSIVELY AT THE BREWERY IN ST. LOUIS. W. C. PEACOCK & CO., Ltd. Peacock Bloc"" Hilo N. OhUndt. J. C. Ohlandt, ESTABLISHED 1864 N. OHLANDT & CO Mamukactukkkb FERTILIZERS Of Eoery Bono Meal, Sulphate of Potash, Sulphate 'of Ammonia, Alaska Fish Scrap, Off! co.: 127 MarketvStrcct. Certificate of Analysis accompanies our shipments, which wc guarantee to be correct. R. Is. GUARD,' Agent for the Hawaiian Islands ORDERS FILLED AT SHORT NOTICE. Canadian-Australian Royal Mail SS. Co. Steamers of the above line running in connection with the Canadian Pacific Rail way Company, II. C, and Sydney, N, S. W., add calling at Victoria, II. C, Honolulu, Suva and Brisbane, Q.j are dUO at Honolulu on or about the dates below stated, viz: From Vancouver and Victoria B.C. From Sydney, Brisbane (Q). For Brisbane, Q., and Sydney: For Victoria and Vancouver, II. C: MIOWERA (.' NOVEMBER 19 MOANA NOVEMBER 16 MONA DECEMBER 17 1 AORANGI ;.... 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