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HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, Tt'ESDAY, DEC. 10, 1911
'AY WE be permitted to
suggest that - good por
traits are most happy re
minders to relatives and
friends at Christmas and New
Year's time. The good portrait
carries with it a work of good
thoughts. It is the always wel
come and higr.'y prized gift.
We want to assure you that
we, are prepared to give you
the best work in the latest ap
proved designs, and that your
early order for portraits will
insure you the perfection of
Wirl you kindly phone or
write a time for a sitting?
NEW CHIEF OF A AIR
CRAFT CONSIDERS OAHU
ins the ordnance officers Is the devel
opment of effective ammunition ' for
tbe aeroplane gun. It has been decicV
td to use light tracers for night firing
and fcmoke tracers for the day in or
der to get the most effective results
from the gra.
WEAVER BUILDING AT PUUNUI
Judge F 1. Weaver has taken out
a permit for a dwelling on the Puu
nul tract to cost $4665. T. Gill is the
rhoto-Enirratlnur of ktehtst imde
.ran be secured from tbe SUr-BalJeUa
rhota-KB&ratloff Plant , - , v .
(V nfiriia;ion .t tlw rumor that
went the !oal rounds hoiiic time ago,
lo the effect that Oahu was toon to
IxTOine one of th important aerial
experimental stations of the army, is
ron Armed by news tliaf .Major Edgar
Itnssell. S. C.'., has been placed in
charge of the aeronautical branch of
the signal corps. Major Russell is
known to be an enthusiastic believer
in the efficiency of aeroplanes, not
'only for scouting, .but particularly to
I take tbe offensive against battleships
and transports, attempting' to effect
a troop landing. If there is one spot
on the territorial map of the United
states where the whole theory of
warfare centers around the repelling
of an invading force, it is Oahu, and
it is known that Major Russell has
had his eye on Hawaii for some time
last, with a view to trying out a fleet
of protective aeroplanes.
Army officers in this department,
while somewhat skeptical as to suc
cessful flying, owing to treacherous
currents arid baffling winds, are unan
imous in admitting the great advan
tage of aeroplanes that could be used
to harry troops trying to effect a
landing, and that might be a constant
menace to the hostile navy and its
convoy of troopships.
Moral Effect Enormous.
"The moral effect of an aeroplane
pquad that was known to be in opera
tion h,cre would, be tremendous." said
one army officer this morning,. in dis
cussing the proposed flying station.
"If military aviators could demon
strate their ability to fly Here under
average weather conditions, and it
was public property that the flyers,
were well provided with high explo
sive bombs, it would certainly havo a
detterent effect on any enemy con
templating a landing? A few aero
planes might be able to accomplish
the mission of the; fleet that would
have to be hurried here in the event
of war, and that would probably ar
rive too late to engage the enemy;
Ono fact to strengthen the belief
jthat army aeroplanes will soon- le
I navigating the higher air lanes of
Oahu, is that there will be no more
hydro-aeroplane flying on the Poto
mac river this winter. The station,
which has- been maintained at the
war college for the p'astjour months,
has been taken down, and prepara
tions made for the shipment of the
machines to the Pacific Coast. Plans
at present call for the hydro-aeroplane
flyers of the army to spend the win
ter at San Diego, but with a number
of officers who have bcn studying
at the Curtis3 factory, at Hammonds
port, N. Y., who will also leave for
San Diego, there will be an overplus
cf military aviators and aeroplanes at
the Curtiss school there, and now is
the logical time to send men and ma
chines across the Pacific.
Oahu Not Threatened.
As to the protection of this island
from hostile aeroplanes, military men
are not worrying much on that score,
the carrying and launching of flying
machines from battleships and cruis
ers not being perfected to the point
where any formidable fleet could
menace Oahu from toe skies. How
ever, it is rumored that some of the
new aeroplane guns are destined for
Oahu. as part of the island's perman
ent defensive ordnance.
Army officers here are convinced
that, for tbe present, the regular
small arms will lx sufficient-defense
against aeroplanes. Rut they are
taking no chances and are preparing
for the eventual development of the
aeroplane to a point , at which they
wiJi be able to dart back and- forth
forth over the islands with the speed
and facility of swallows.
The ordnance department has thor
oughly tested tho carriage for the
three-inch aeroplane gun and it Is a
success. The sights of the new gun
are said to be virtually automatic.
The fire of the gun can bo controlled
so it will, sweep the heavens for a
ran go of three miles, - .-..--..
The most difficult problem confront-
vOOD IS UNABLE
..It . ; -t
t Appropriate Gifts for Men and Women
Embroidered Silk Kimonos, Waist Patterns
: ' . rv . STORE OPEN EVENINGS
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Fort St reel below the Convent
Vs. , ., : .
What is promised. as the biggest
novelty presented by the Hughes
Comedy Company is billed for to
l.ight's performance, it being a genu
ine chorus girls' contest, and, inas
much as 'keen rivalry exists among
the nine or ten 'sprightly ladies of
the chorus of this particular com
pany, as to who is the test chorus
girl, some unusually good amusement
is assured by this evening's contest.
Some excellent specialties will be
shown, as Manager Levey compels
each member of the chorus to enter
the contest, despite her respective
ability, or.Jack of ability, as the. case
might be. and the real fun. is fur
nished by , those unfortunate enough
to be- long on lack of ability.
An added interest In the contest is
made certain through the fact that
tonight's contest will settle a long dis
puted question between Miss Anna
Clark and Imogene Mansfield, each of
these girls having captured first prize
qii two different occasions, and should
either of ' these .annex first place to
night, they will doubtless proclaim
The Hughes company will bring
their local engagement to a close
Thursday night and beginning - to
night a "contest" of some sort will
be ah added attraction for each night
during the remainder of thcyr en
gagement. V '- '; ,' ;
- Day rrfosquitoes have been discov
ered in the Makiki district, and the
Inspectors working In that section
were called into conference this morn
jing to arrange a careful search of the
neighborhood for the source of the
. dangerous pest. Dr. Pratt, president
(of tne board of health, says that mos-
quuuts are ueing iuuiiu .irequeuiiy
now in various parts ' of the city,
though in no large numbers, and the
situation Is by, no means serious. ;'
In most instances where tho mos
quitoes are found, the citizens ' have
n-otlfied the department and Inspect
ors ' have succeeded In locating the
breeding" pools and stopping the devel
opment of the disease spreading "in
sects. Householders are : warned . to
watch closely for all possible breeding
grounds for mosquitoes, and If they
cannot locate the source of the pest,
to notify tho mosquito department of
the board of health. V ' '
. Inspectors will Re sent out.and the
: u lllHiillill wiSf &
5 ! :'. ". k'- ,' "v. ?!.'' 's'""-".'. i 'h
have just secured the ttolc tiymt'ij for the, nnhf ijntuine puncture-proof preparation
in the market toda i) and cardial 1 1 invite jou to free demonstrations at ftur darap The prep
aration in a poirdcrcd substance irhieh when mind trith iratrr and pumped into the inner tube
prevents punctures abstdutehj, be it a nail, an ulijaroba thorn, a tack or a piecn of ffla.ss.
77m preparation has a coolimj effeet on tire and tube and lasts as long ax the tube dues
and mahes riding vasg.
In ease of a blow-out the powder, whieh is a clean preparation , being free from atiekif
compounds, can be trashed out and the tnlw repaired without additional cost.
It is being e.i ten sir el g used on the nniinland and will lc a (iodsend to local antonioltil
.s7.v when theg begin using it here.
We Absolutely Guarantee Satisfaction
Demonstrations Cheerfully Given
Sole Agents for the Territory
TO GET AWAY
On acccur.t of the pressure ot tne
icxal piomotiia work. Secretary II. j
P. 'Wood oC the promotion commIttea
did not leave for the mainland on the,
Korea this morning as was expected-;
Some time ago the committee pre
sented plans to Mr. Wood whereby!
he was to go to the mainland and en
gage in special promotion work on
the Pacific coast, and the date for his
leaving Honolulu was set for this
morning. ' However, Mr. Wood has
found that the work here is of a na
ture that requires all his attention,'
and he does not expect to get away,'
if at all, until sometime daring next
The January number of Travel, a
well known periodical published In
New York, will contain an article on
the Hawaiian Islands which has been
written by the editor. The article
will be illustrated with several pho
tographs of Island scenes which rero
forwarded to the editor upon his re
quest. The American consul at Vancouver,
VL C, writes to Secretary Wood that
he has received the maps and other
advertising matter which -." was .for
warded him by tbe local committee
some time ago. He will distribute
this matter, he writes, among the offi
ces where they will do the most pood.
"As tho climate of British. Colum
bia i more or less unpleasant during
the winter months tin account of the
rain, there is a tendency-on the part
of the residents, w uo can afford it to
winter In a warmer climate, lucb as
Hawaii. Although we did not get a
chance to hear Walter G. Smith here
on; account of some ' regulations re-
gardlng picture shows, nevertheless, hi
am, sure that a thorough advertising
of iyour islands as & winter resort
should bring good results. This office
will be glad at any time to assist you
in any way." . :;-'' ;' -'
neighborhood will be searched until
the objectionable pools of standing
water "are located and disposed of.
Pleading guilty in Circuit Judge
Robinson's" court to two , Indictments
for burglary in the second degree,
Samuel Kahi this morning was sen
tenced' to) one . and two years, im
prisonment or a total of three years'
Oik the appeal from the decision of
the district court Feliciano Raldosario,
accused of disorderly conduct, enter
ed a plea of guilty before Judge Rob
inson this 'morning.- Hla sentence
was suspended thirteen months.
BY ALL MEANS BUY A MAN A PRESENT IN A MAN':
STORE, WE SHOW A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF THL
MOST POPULAR STYLES JUST THE THING MOST
LIKED AND THE BEST. YOU WILL FIND OUR PRICES
INVARIABLY MORE REASONABLE THAN. ELSEWHERZ.
WHICH IS ANOTHER REASON FOR , YOU TO DO YOUT.
SHOPPING AT OUR STORE.
Crash Bath Robes, Sax
ony Lounging Robes lin
man pretty color ef
fects finished with silk
cords and tassels,
15.00 to $7.00
Hats a most practical
present. We have them
In soft and stiff ftlt, and
soft and stiff straw; also
$2.50 to 115.00
A bevy of bewitching
color effects and of styles..
Without a question of
doubt we show the best
line of Neckwear in the
50c and $1.00.
Pajamas are. a very tite
fu prtsenti Wt have
them In silk, French flan
nel, Madras, and, flannel
ette, trimmed with silk
frogs. - -''
$1.50 to $3.00 '
HOSE AND HANDKER
. : CHIEFS 4
Hose in all solid shades
and fancy patterns, f com
25c te $2.5a "
Initial Handkerchiefs , in
Christmas boxes! , pure
linen; 3 In a box. $1.00.
" SUSPENDERS VND ;
Fancy Suspenders Irt
pretty - boxes for Xmat,
$1.50 to $2.50.
Mufflers, in 'the oblong
shape; just the thing for
evening wear; $2 and
$2.25. , .
A "5 u'rs
Mission Steamer Now In : '-V'.
Commission. '.-' - .
VICTORIA, November 22. A new
era has been marKea in the mission
ary history of the Pacific coast by the
launching and later tho commission
of the fine steamer built this season
by Taylor & Wright of Vancouver for
the Anglican diocese' of Caledonia,
The new craft Is named the Northern
Cross; was designed by Morris, Bulk
ley; & ialliday and will ply between
Dean's channel and Stewart. , which
form the coast boundaries of the Cale
donia diocese.; The Rev. W. P.-Rush-brook,
who is' a master mariner and
as such is peculiarly fittel .
slon boat work will be Uie r
in charge and will be as:!
Robert Tomlinson and a lay
The Northern Star is forty f
with a. compromise Btern. L
equipped with a 30 horsepow
era Standard engine, and hm
turn of speed. Her npperwc:
Kist of a raised cabinNcf teak :
Is very finely finished.1 Sh. i
modious and she Is xor..tr;.
that there is room aboard I
vices. The craff can sleen for
people, comfortably and ba3 t
pearance of the modern tyr? c:
cruising yachts. -
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"The Name Guarantees the Goodnesa"
Beautiful Holiday Boxes,
One to Five Pounds