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HILO, HAWAII, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS,- TUESDAY, MARCH 2jv 1906.
No. 22.
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I'UuLlSHKU KVMKY TUKSDAY
OPPICB, KINO STRERT, UlLO, HAWAII
TRIBUNE BLOCK.
Hilo Tribune Publishing Company, Ltd
Publishers and Proprietors.
President ......C. C. Krnnkm
Vice-President - v " w- MABS"
Secretary-lieasurer J. W. Marsh
Auditor K. '.""
Hlrectora O. A. Cil., C. McI.knkan
Advertisements jimccompatiled by specific
Instructions Inserted until unlet ed out.
Advertisement! discontinued before expiration
of apedfied period will be charged as If con
tinued for lull term.
ATTOHXCYS-AT-liAW.
Chas. M. LeBlond
ATTORNKY-AT-LAW
'Hawaiian, Japanese, nud Chinese Interptelen
and Notary Public In Office. .
Office: Skvkkancu Builuing,
Opposite Cour House. HILO. HAWAII
C. Henry "White
ATTORN EY-AT-L AW
NAALEHU. - HAWAII
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ATTORNEY-AT -LAW
V and NOTARY PUBLIC
Walanuenuc St. Hilo. Hawaii
J. L. Kaulukou
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
OPPICK IN TRIBUNE BUILDING
HILO, HAWAII
HEAL ESTATE, ETC.
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F. S. LYMAN
AGENT
PJRE, ACCIDENT AND MARINE
INSURANQB
"Waianuenue Street, - Hilo, Hawaii
W. H. BEERS
INTERPRETER and
TRANSLATOR
(English and Hawaiian)
Commission and Business Agent.
Will Act as Administrator, Guardian and
Executor. Rents and Bills Collected..
Office with I. E. Ray. Telephone 146
9
A S. LeBaron Gurney
AUCTIONEER
COMMISSIONS -PROMPTLY
EXECUTED
FRONT STREET
OPPOSITE SPRECKELS' BUILDING
EBTABLIHHItD 1838.
BISHOP & CO,
Bankers.
Honolulu - - Oahu, H. I.
Transact a General Banking and Ex
change business
Commercial and Traveller's Letters o(
Creditlssued, available lu all the principal
cities or the world.
Special attention given to the business
entrusted to us by our friends of the other
Islands, either as Deposits, Collections
Insurance or requests for Exchange.
FURNISHED ROOMS
BY DAY, WEEK OR MONTH.
Neat and newly fitted. Centrally and
pleasantly located on
PITMAN STREET
NEAR WAIANUENUE ST.
Facing on Court House and Hilo'Hotel
Parks. A quiet, pleaiaut retreat.
Terms Reasonable.
C. F. BRADSHAW
Proprietor.
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DENTISTUY.
Dr. A. B. Clark has opened offices in
Spreckels' Block, room 3, entrauce next
Hilo Drug Store.
BY AUTHORITY.
Hilo High School Build
ing, Hilo, Hawaii.
Proposals will be received at the office
of the Superintendent of Public
Works, Honolulu, T. II., until 12 o'clock
m. of April 16th, 1906, for erecting and
completing a High School Building for
the Territory of Hawaii, located in Hilo,
Hawaii, T. II.
Plans, specifications and blank forms
of proposal may be obtained at the office
of the Asst. Supt. of Public Works, Hono
lulu, and of L. Ssverancc, School Agent,
Hilo, Hawaii, for which a deposit of
$5 00 is required, which sum will be
refunded intending bidders after they
have returned the plans and specifications.
Proposals will not be accepted unless
submitted on the' blank forms furnished,
enclosed with n certified bank check iu
an amount equal to five per cent (5,) of
the amount of the proposal, in a scaled
envelope, endorsed "Proposal for Hilo
High School Building, Hawaii," and
delivered previous to I a o'clock in. of
the day specified at the office of the Super
ititeiuleut of Public Works, who reserves
the right to reject any or all bids.
C. S. HOLLOWAY,
Superintendent of Public Works.
Department of Public Works,
Honolulu, T. H., March 20, 1906.
LEGAL NOTICES.
III the Circuit Co.irt of the Fourth Circuit,
, Territory of Hawaii.
At Chambers In Prouatk.
In the matter of the Estate of UMAYO
HONGO, deceased.
ORDER OF NOTICE
PETITION FOR
OP HEARING
ADMINISTRA-
TION.
On reading and filing the petitioti of
Sode Honpo, wife of Utuuyo Hongo, al
leging that Uuiayo Hongo, of Hilo, Ha
waii, died intestate at Hilo, Hawaii, on
or about the 161I1 day of February, A. D.
1906, leaving property within the juris
diction of this Court necessary to be ad
ministered upon, and praying that Letters
of Administration issue to Yosliizo Honeo.
IT IS ORDERED, That Tuesday, die
10th day of April, A. D. 1906, at 10
o'clock a. ni., be attd hereby is appointed
the time for hearing said petition, in the
Court room of thTs Court, at Hilo, Ha
waii, at which time and place all persons
interested may appear and show cause, if
any they have, why said petition should
not be granted. "
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, That
notice of this Order be published three
successive weeks in the Hilo Tributtc, in
Hilo, Hawaii. T. H.
Dated Hilo, Hawaii, March gth, 1906.
CHARLES F. PARSONS,
Circuit Judge.
Attest:
A. S. LKBARON GURNEY, Clerk.
By Chas. Hitchcock, Deputy Cleik.
Carls. Smith,
Attorney for Petitioner. 20-3
To Shippers.
All ireight sent to ships by our launches
will be charged to shippers unless accom
panied by a written order from the cap
tains of vessels.
30tf R. A. LUCAS & CO.
THE
FIRST BANK OF HILO
LIMITED.
Incorporated Under the Laws of the
Territory of Hawaii.
CAPITAL, $200,000.
PEACOCK, BLOCK, HILO.
C C. KKNNHDY .President.
JOHN T. MOIR...tH Vlce-Pres.
11. V. I'ATTKN and Vlce-Prea.
and Managing Director
C. A. BTODIK Cashier.
1'. 8. LYMAN Secretary.
DIKKCTOKBi
John Watt, John J. Grace,
C. S, Smith, A. Lindsay,
Wm. I'ullar, W. II. Shlpman.
DRAW EXCHANGE ON
Honolulu
San Francisco
New York
Chicago
London
Hongkong
Yokohama
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES
Rentetl by the Mouth or Year. Par.
ticulars on Application.
Furnished lloonm for Kent.
Large, nicely furnished rooms opening
on twu verandas for rent very reasonable.
Mrs. Wright.
ORGANIZATION OF HILO
The business men of Hilo nnd L. A. Andrews have decided upon a
plan of organization of the company to engage in canning pineapples at
Hilo. Owing to objections being raised by some of the business men to
some cf the details of the plan as originally proposed, Mr. Andrews has
offered the following amended proposition which the leading business
men concerned state their approval of and which will be carried iiito
effect. Organization will be perfected at an early date.
The modifications consist mainly iu reducing the capitalization from
$100,000 to $25,000, and in eliminating the ownership of laud and
growing of pineapples from the business of the company. This latter
business will be carried on by individuals, and small companies which
arc already forming.
The capital slock of the company will be $25,000, with the authority
to increase to any amount desired, represented by 2500 shares, of the
par value of $10 each.
Six hundred and twenty-five shares are to be reserved as treasury
stock; 1875 shares, or 75 per cent., as required by law will be issued
immediately; of which 175 shares will be issued as paid-up-stock for
expenses incurred and services rendered iu organization, leaving 1700
shares on which will be realized $17,000, cash. As stated by Mr.
Andrews, the object of the company is:
OBJECT OF THIS COMPANY.
It is proposed to organize this Jolnt Stock Company for the purpose
of furnishing a market for the fruit produced by individuals.
The primary object is to bu'ld and 'establish in Hilo, Hawaii, a can
nery for pineapples produced by individual growers and to buy, can or
otherwise preserve and market, pineapples.
This company may have as a secondary object, the purchase of other
frUils that may be produced on Hawaii, such as bananas, guavas,
grapes, oranges, lemons, berries, etc.; also vegetables and other pro
ducts, such as taro, ginger, peppers, etc., and preserve or manufacture
them into jelly, jam, candied fruit, dried fruit, vinegar, wine, alcohol,
brandy, and such other manufactured articles as are marketable.
The profits of a business of this character depend much on the volume
of the business done, and there is every reason to believe that once
established, this business will rapidly grow to very large proportions,
yielding good returns to the investors.
It is estimated that there arc enqug. pineapples now growing in Hil
and vicinity to furnish from 300,000 to 500,000 plants durinc the next
jfew months, most of which will yield
many of the pineapples produced will
and the cannery may not have enough
1st year's pack, but there is no reason
of 20,000 cases in 1908.
Jailor MabyAcquitted.
The trial of Jailor J. H. Maby and John Kaili and Keeaumoku, assist
ants, indicted for assaulting a prisoiieijin the Hilo jail, resulted in a
verdict of not guilty being rettirno-i 5jiiVjurv. ne casu was Pro--cuted
by County Attorney Williams and the defendants were repres
ented by Attorneys W. S. Wise and. C. M. LeBlond. The charges
brought against the jailor and his assistants were investigated by High
Sheriff Henry and found not warranted soon after the indictments were
brought by the grand jury. The principal witness was Morito, the
Japanese, now convicted of murder.
two of the prisoners also testified. Ihe testimony though conflicting
made evident the fact that there had been no abuse of the prisoners as
charged. Both sides waived argument. Judge Parsons' charge to the
jury made plain the duties of jailors
ten minutes would be required to come to the decision which it took six
hours to reach.
Chance For
"More encouraging for five-year
thusiasm lacking."
Such was the message received by Mr. Case, a member of the refund
committee, while at San Francisco, on his way home from Washington.
"That means 75 per cent, for five years instead of twenty years," said
Mr. Case, "or to shorten the term rather than the amount.
"I infer from this telegram from McClellan that Uncle Joe Cannon is
strongly blocking the measure on the twenty-year clause. He is con
scientious and he feels that we stand on the same footing as any other
Territory, or that we should not have any special privileges that could
not be extended to other Territories.
"However, I think Speaker Cannon in relenting. The committee
does not want to report, I infer, unless it sees some sign of success. It
doesn't want to report measures which may go by default and they are
feeling their way very carefully.
"I found among the senators and representatives that those who had
beeu here in the islands, even though for only a day, take a great deal
of interest in Hawaiian affairs."
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Sugar Trust and Railroads. ..
Honolulu, March 22. The coast .files brought to The Star by the S.
S. Enterprise this morning contain the following relative to the Sugar
Trust: ,
New York, March 8. Consternation verging upon panic reigned to
day in the offices of the American Sugar Refining Company and the
various railroad corporations which are defendants in an action brought
by the United States Government upon the complaint of William R.
Hearst.
Nearly every trunk line having a New York terminal, and the Amer
ican Sugar Refining Company, are
the Interstate Commerce law and the bherniau anti-trust law, in grant
ing and receiving rebates. The complaints filed by William R. Hearst
and the energetic action of the Government iu instituting proceedings
fell like a bombshell in the camp of the transportation lines and the
sugar company.
Attorney General Moody is repotted from Washington as saying that
some weeks ago a representative of the Hearst newspapers called on
him and said that information was iu the possession of those papers
tending to show that large rebates on the transportation of sugar had
been given to the American Sugar Refining Company by the trunk lines
jqf railroads running out of New York city, and asking if the Depart
1 ment of Justice desired to use the information in legal proceedings. An
I examination of the matter showed clearly that it was highly important
1 and tended to show the giving and receiving of large money rebates.
Mr. Moody said further: "In the Department at present the matter
I is in the stage of investigation. No determination as to who should be
, indicted has beeu arrived at, but full evidence will be laid before the
I Grand Jury, and they will determine against whom sufficient evidence
I exists to warrant indictments,"
fruit for the 1906 pack. Of course,
be sent to the fresh frutt market,
fruit to yield large returns on the
why there should not be a pack
Couradt Hays, the jail cook, and
and it was thought not more than
Refund Bill.
terra. Committee considering.
Eh-
charged with flagrant infractions of
PINEAPPLE CANNERY GO
Shipwrecks on New England Coast.
Boston, March 24. The w'ntcr's shipwrecks along the New England
coast number fifty-four, twenty-seven of the vessels lost being British.
Eighty-five persons perished in the wrecks.
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The Sugar War.
San Francisco, March 24. The sugar war between Claus Spreckels'
Western Sugar Refinery and the Stignr Factory Company of Honolulu
has forced the former company to bring raw sugar to this coast from
.Cuba.
Spreckels will also get cargoes from Java and the Philippines, because,
insteatl of getting 150,000 tons from Hawaii, as he did last year, his
supply from that country this year will not exceed 40,000 tons.
Minister to Mexico.
London, March 23. Reginald Tower has been appointed Biitish
Minister to Mexico.
Spreckels May Organize Company.
San Francisco, March 23. Claus Spreckels says he may organize a'
street railroad in this city to be operated with an underground system.
The Great Famine in Japan.
New York, March 23. Advices from Japan state that sixteen millions
of dollars will be required to relieve the famine sufferers. One million
people are starving.
Senate Will Insist.
Washington, D C, March 23. The Senate has decided to insist on
its amendments to the Statehood Bill. Its principal amendment is to
tut ouj Arizona and New Mexico.
Statehood Bill in Conference.
Washington, D. C, Match 22. The House today sent the Statehood
Bill to conference committee with the Senate.
Investigation Opposed.
London, March 22. The House of 6ommons has rejected Chamber
lain's motion for an investigation of the importation of Chinese into the
Transvaal. ff -
Amount For Naval
Washington, D. C, March 22. Secretary of the Navy Charles J.
Bonaparte has recommended an appropriation of $23,200,000 for naval
construction.
Propose Provisional Government.
St. Petersburg, March 22. The radical elements propose to send
delegates to a meeting to be held in Finland in April to adopt a pro
posed system of provisional government.
Pensions Bill Passed.
Washington, March 21. The Senate has passed the pension appro
priation bill, carrying one hundred and forty millions of dollars.
Boer War Claims Allowed.
Johannesburg, March 21. The South African Compensation Com
mittee has completed its work of examining the claims of losses result-
ing from the Boer War., The claims aggregated $310,000,000 and of
this amount $74,000,000 have been allowed. '
Building and Fortifications for Hawaii.
Washington, D. C, March 20. Senator Perkins of California today
introduced a bill to purchase a site for a Federal public building at
Honolulu for the sum of $200,000.
The Senate today struck out the appropriations for fortifications iu
the Philippines and appropriated $260,000 for fortifications in the Terri
tory of Hawaii.
To Enter Yacht Race.
Honolulu, March 20. The yacht La Paloma will leave Honolulu fcr
San Fraucisco on Aprjl-7. Arrangements have been made by the yacht
ing race committee to give her a great send-off, when she departs for the
coast. Commodore Hobron will accompany her in his yacht Gladys
for one hundred miles. He will take pictures of her and these will be
used for advertising purposes.
Representing Immense Wealth.
A party arrived in Honolulu by the last Manchuria representing
wealth estimated at a billion. In the party were Jacob Schiff, of Kuhii
Loeb & Co., Bankers, of New York, and wife, Mr. and Mrs. H. Budge
of Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Neustadt of New York, and Ernest Schiff of-Frankfort-ou-the-Muiu.
There is a numerous coterie of, maids and
valets. Mr. Budge is a prominent banker of Paris.
Mr. Schiff alone is said to be worth $200,000,000. Others iu the
party an worth from $100,000,000 to $150,000,000, so it is said. Then
Mrs. Havemeyer, wife of the sugar baron, represents in the neighbor
hood of about $100,000,000 more.
It is common rumor that Mr. Schiff is on his way to . Japan at the
invitation of no less a personage than the Emperor, and that he and his
party will be the guests of the nation, as a compliment tq their ability
in raising loans for Japan during the war. Advertiser.
The party were delighted with Honolulu and Mr. Schiff regrets that
he had not had the Manchuria held over a day, an arrangement ho
could probably have made, his banking house being the principal Ilarri-
mnii uucKcrs.
Moscow, March 19. D. and A. Rasstorgoueff, the largest merchants!
in the Russian Empire, have.failed for $13,500,000,
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