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rtlU WKttKiV IIII.O TRIHUNH, WHO, HAWAIf, TUKSDAY, AUGUST t, 1905.
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Suffered Terribly from Indi
gestion. Cured by Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
"It is with pleasure that I can testify
to the great benefit I derived from the use
of Avor's Sarsaparilh. 1 suffered terribly
from indigestion, nnd tried several medi
cines without aall. I was then per
suaded to take
Ayer's
Sarsaparilla
and after using a few bottles my Indiges
tion was cured, my appetlto came back,
and I was strong and hearty. This is
some years since, and my old complaint
has not returned, but I always keep a bot
tle in the house, and when I feel nt all out
of sorts a few does put me right again
in quick order." W. SlNhlNso.v, Mt.
Torrens, S. A.
There are many imitation
Sarsapanllas.
Be sure you got "AYER'S."
PrepfdliyDr.J.C.A)er4Co, Lowell, Mm .U.S.A.
JJU1 TILLS, the belt family UmHti.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
TONGS ?
T WH It
GLASSES
livery inch one pushes off bejond the
normal distance, niter ee failure begins,
menus nn inch of danger. Ninety-nine
persons out of n hundred may do it safely;
j ou may be the one who caunot. Those
having the best eyes when old age comes
will be those who heed the first call for
help.
lives Examined. Glasses Fitted.
A. N. Sanford
OPTICIAN
Boston Building, Honolulu
FORT STREET
OVER MAY & CO.
PLANTERS' LINE
OF
SAILING VESSELS
Direct Line between SAN FRANCISCO
AND HILO.
Iiurk St. L'atlinriiic, Capt. Saunders
Hark Amy Turner, Capt. Warland
Sell. Y. II. Muritou, Capt. Gove
QUICK DISPATCH
For freight and passage apply to
WELCH & CO., Agents, San Francisco
C. BREWER & CO., Ltd., Agents,
Honolulu, or
H- Hackfeld & Co., Ltd.
AUESTS, HILO.
PAY FOR THE BEST
IT'S CHEAPEST
AND THAT'S THE CLASS OF WORK
EXECUTED IIY
CAMERON
THE PLUMBER
FRONT ST., Or. SPRECKEL'S BLOCK
WtWffmtffmrfWP
UNION BARBER SHOP
Agents for the
S SANITARY f
TEAM LAUNDRY
HONOLULU
Leave your packages at the Union llar
bcr Shop.
Delivered by every Wednesday's Kimiu
No extra charge. We pay the freight.
M.AAAMmAAAAAA At AAA AAA.
To Shippers.
All ireight sent to ships hy our launches
will be charged to shippers unless acconi
p inied by a written order from the cap
tains of vessels.
3otf
R. A. LUCAS 1S1 CO.
Subscribe for the Tkihunu.
scriptiou 2.50 ft year.
Sub-
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yblASSEW
THE EXTERMINATION
OF THE MOSQUITO
What a Rural Community Can do Means Employed
Throughout the United States An Experience Near
New York City An Address Given Before the
American Mosquito Extermination Society.
The increase in the number of
mosquitos in nnd nbotit Hilo during
the summer months, brings to mind
some of the methods employed
thtoughout the United States for
the extermination of this pest. It
is claimed that the first inosqttitos
were landed on Maui and wee
brought there by a sailing vessi I,
somewhere hack about thirty years
ago. Since then the little ringed
legged pest has propagated to such
an extent that there is now hardly
a place in the islands that is free
from them. For years the residents
ot Olaa enjoyed the privilege of
sleeping without nets, while now
the little tormentor has even en
croached upon the sacred precincts
of Madam Pele's chief hostelry.
Men of millions, men versed in
the scientific lore of the world, men
of machinery, railroad presidents,
doctors atid students of natural
history, have banded themselves
into one of the most formidable
.organizations known in the country
under the name of The American
Mosquito Extermination Society.
Its principal field of action is in
and about the City of New York
and in the State of New Jersey,
which has become world famous
for its prevalence of mosquitos.
Such men as President Saccatt of
tlie Pennsylvania Railroad, and
President Baldwin of the Long
Island Railroad, are enthusiastic
members.
During one of their sessions an
interesting experiment was given.
Into a glass tank of captive
"wrigglers," as the young mos
quitoes are termed, a handful of
voracious little fishes were thrown.
There was a panic in the tank, and
in almost less time than it takes to
relate the incident the fishes were experience gained on this area that
prowling about the empty waters in , the true remedy lay in dyking the
search of other prey. One gold fish mouth of New Creek just above
is said to have gobbled up not fewer the beach line, and with flood
than ninety-two half-grown mos- gates lower the water level in the
quitos. Sticklebats, tomminows and marshes behind the beach to prac
tiny, glistening little sunfish had a tically the level of mean low tide,
part in the slaughter. Such dykes are, of course, common
The Vice-President, Walter C. ' other countries, and some of the
Kerr, gave the following interesting dykes built by the early Hollanders
address: on Saten Island are sti'l in service.
Any rural community can rid Arrangements were being slowly
itself of mosquitos and their cap-(ad with great difficulty perfected
acity for disseminating malaria, , to accomplish this dyking of New
providing it is free to act along the Creek when Richmond County
well known lines which have been became the Horough of Richmond
adopted for accomplishing this pur-1
pose.
My personal experience is limited
to an area on Saten Island, contain
ing about two square miles, rang
ing from Arrochar to New Dorp,
and from tide water to the top of
the hills lying about oue mile back
from the shore and rising to an
elevation of 400 feet. show what can he done in a corn-
All the watershed of this area muuity of sufficient size to demon
finds its way to the sea through Mratc the effectiveness of methods,
New Creek, which with several , and for reasons which are obvious,
branches wanders through the low UP observation of the area it can
land between the hills and tide be loe for a nominal expenses as
water, and is bordered by marshes compared with the cost in many
formed by overflowing of the creek other situations,
at high tides. The higher levels I This rural community has clone
are composed of serpentine hills enough by private subscription to
whose characteristic undulations s'ow what needs be done to effect
cause numerous storm water ponds uaNy accomplish the desired end
in Dockets, the natural drainage of I the complete remedy being one
which is imperfect.
I The conditions of this locality
favor the breeding of mosquitos;
the salt and brackish water varie
ties breeding in the salt marshes of
the lower lands approaching the
beach, while many fresh water
varieties breed in the highland
ponds.
In the spring of 1898, a purse
was raised among the principal
residents and an oil wagon with
pumps aim nose .secured, wen
were trained to handle the oil
spraying outfit, while others were
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employed to cut drains from the
hilltop ponds. The wot k was pro
secuted diligently during all of one
season and some 25 or more ponds
were treated with oil about once a
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jASmIjaUM
month. The ponds were finally
drained.
The oil treatment was successful
in killing the mosquito larvae, but
the prnctical limitation was found
there, as elsewhere, in getting the
oil onto some of the ponds, where
the mechanical operation was im
peded by boggy shores, bushes,
weeds, and undergrowth, while in
other cases it was difficult to keep
the oil on the surface of exposed
ponds where it could be blown
ashore by winds.
Altogether, the results on the
higher levels, both of oil treatment
and drainage, were eminently suc
cessful. In certain regions, which
were so infested with mosquitos
that oue could scarcely walk
through them, the pest was so
completely removed that scarcely a
mosquito could be found. The oil
was a temporary expedient, the
drainage a permanent one.
The great difficulty, however,
was found in the marsh areas
bordering New Creek behind the
beaches. There the areas were too
large for the proper application of
oil, and though it was industriously
applied the frequent tides carried it
away. There were also large areas
which could not be reached by any
appliances at hand.
The prevailing winds would blow
a sufficient supply of mosquitos
from these marshy areas to the
near-by residence districts to re
duce the apparent value of the
successful work done on the high
lauds. During the remainder of
the season in question, the only
mosquitos found in abundance were
those known to breed in brackish
water.
It became obvious through the
" ureater new York. 1 lie pro
cesses of administration changed,
resulting in new conditions which
have since held this work in
suspense.
It is hoped and intended, how
ever, that it shall proceed at an
early eate, and when done it will
()11-'r an exceptional opportunity to
v
which can now be handled only
through municipal action.
If the City of New York will
through its proper departments and
at a nominal expense of a few
thousand dollars do that which
only the city can do, the neighbor
ing rural community will further 1
show what can be done to complete
the operation.
I have no hesitation in .saying
that the results will be .such that
other neighboring communities
will rapidly follow with similar pro
tection, even though it entails
great expense. What has hereto-
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ti-riniw nncrntinii will .nnn lipnnmn
common practice. Common practice
will quickly become n matter of
course, and ttie mosquito as a pest
or as a germ carrying insect will
cease to exjst
Jh. Isa.hiittJ '..&.. M... ,.AMiuJild4A.it r34'l!lllV-'rf!itfl't' ' " t-lMii'b"-' ittvr
Triinspnclllc Wireless !omlnn.
The lixaniiucr says: A complete
wireless telegraph .service between
San Francisco and the Orient within
a yfnr, n commercial service to
Honolulu within six months and
the opportunity to scttd and receive
aerograms to Tonopah, Gold field
nnd Bullfrog within four months
was the promise of General Man
ager Albert L. New of the Pacific
Wireless Telegraph Company yes
terday afternoon.
On the highest point of the
westernmost ledge of the Mount
Tnmalpais range there are being
erected two wooden towers, each
300 feet high and 100 feet apart.
Between these two toners over
200,000 pounds of copper wire are
to he hung, from which millions of
volts of electricity can he discharged
into the atmosphere. When com
pleted it will be the most powerful
wireless station in the United States
and is to he utilized by the wireless
company as their receiving station
for all transpacific messages. On a
high hill near Diamond Head, in
Honolulu, the company has secured
a site for their Honolulu station.
Stations will also be built at Guam
and probably at Manila.
Messages will be sent to Hono
lulu within four mouths. Arrange
ments are now being made with the
managers of the Spreckels liners
running between Honolulu and
San Francisco to install a wireless
apparatus on their boats, and all
the necessary experimental work
previous to the installation of the
regular commercial service will be
done in connection with the re
ceivers ou the liners.
A receiving tower is now in pro
cess of construction and will he
erected on one of the lofty office
buildings in San Francisco shortly.
The Merchants' Exchange Build
ing will probably be the site of the
city tower. With the completion
of the Mount Tnmalpais station
and the local tower a commercial
service will be inaugurated between
San Francisco and the Nevada gold
fields.
No Xccd or n Doctor.
Pains in the stomach and attacks
of colic come on suddenly and arc
so extremely painful that immediate
relief must be obtained. There is
no necessity of sending for a doctor
in such cases if a bottle of Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy is at hand. No doctor can
prescribe a better medicine. For
sale by Ililo Drug Co.
Hilo Railroad Co.
Short Route to Volcano
TIME TABLE
In effect July i, 1905.
Passenger Trams, Except Sunday.
79 8 10
A.M. l'.M. STATIONS A.M. I'.M.
7:00' 3:30 lv Hilo ar 9:40 5:45
75 a:3S'ir....Waiakea...ir 9:35 5:40
7:22 3i53ar...01aa Mill...ar 9:20 5:25
7:3 3:5r Keaau ar 9:15 5:15
7:46 3:30 ar... Ferudale...ar 9:00 4:55
8:00 3:55 ar..Mouut. V'w..ar 8:50 445
8:20 4:i5ar..Gleuwood...lv 8:30 4:25
13 24
a.m. p.m. SUNDAY: a.m. r.M.
8:00 2:301V Hilo ar 10:48 5:15
8:06 2:36 ar.. .Waiakea . .ar 10:44 5:11
8:25 2:55 ar... Olaa Mill... ar 10:28 4:56
8:32 3:02 ar Keaau ar 10:22 4:50
8:49 3:19 ar... Ferndale...ar 10:06 4:35
9:5 3:35r..Mount. V'w..ar 9:55 4:25
9jS 3:55 nr... Glenvvood...lv 9'35 4:05
FOR PUNA:
The trains of this Company between
Hilo and Puna will be run as follows:
WEDNESDAY:
Leave Hilo Station, by way of Rail
road Wharf, for Olaa anil Puna, upon the
arrival of the Steamship ICiuau, running
through to Puna and flopping at Ithoa
both (joiiiK and rcturuiui;.
13
A.M.
M
A.M.
9:55
I FRIDAY:
6'oo
"G.06
6:28
6:58
. lv ililo ar
,ar.R. R. Wh.irf.nr
, ar....Waiaken,,,.ar
.ar...01aa Mill...ur
.'arPahoa Juuc.ar
,. ar I'.ilio.i ar
9:50
9!3
9:10
8:42
8:30
7:35
6
P.M.
4:iO
':35
4:15
3:47
3-35
3:00
7:20
1. ar Puna lv
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S
A.M
9:00
9 06
9:25
9:50
lo:20
SUNDAY:
lv ililo ir
ar.. W.nakea...ar .
ar...Ol.ia Mill...ari.
ar..Pahoa June .
ar I'aho.i ari.
io:55l nr Puna lvj.
Excursion tickets between all
points
nre sold ou Saturdays and Sumlnjs, ;ood
returning, until the following Monday
noon.
Commutation tickets, uood for twenty
five rides between any two points, and
thousand mile tickets nre sold at very
low rates.
I). E. MET.QER,
Superintendent.
Notick Neither the Masters nor
Agent of vessels of the "Matsou Line"
will be responsible for anv debts con
tracted bv the crew. R. ' l GUARD.
1 Agent.
I Ililo, April 16,1901 14-
THE HILO TRIBUNE'S MAIL 'CHART
TJO-TJSOD, 1905.
MAILS ARRIVE IN HONOLULU ND Dlil'AKT AS FOLLOWS:
S.
M. T.
Korea -1
July 29 I
, 7 8x
I Mongolia
It "Ventura
21 12
28 29x
W.
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Coptic
9
Alamc 'a
tSonoria
16
Siberia
23
JAorani
30
i tMiowcra
July 28
-sioeria
6
13
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"27
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Vessels whose names apnear OVER the dale ARRIVE from the Coast.
Vessels whose names njipear HELOW the date DEPART for the Const.
Destination of Vessels () To San Francisco: (t) To Colonics: (i) To
Victoria; 11. C; () To Yokohama.
S. S. Kiiinu departs from Ililo for Honolulu every Friday nt 10:00 a. m.
S. S. Mnuna Loa'siunil closes in Ililo on Saturdays and Tuesdays marked
(x) nt 2:15 P- ., arriving in Honolulu at dajlight three dnjs later.
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