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nOXOLULU STAK-BULLETIX, T FI riSD! V, TEC. 12, 1012.
AY WE be permitted to
suggest that good por
trait 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 high'y prired gift.
We want to -assure you that
we are prepared to give you
the best work in the latest ap
proved designs, and that ydur
early order for portraits will
insure you the perfection of
Will you. kindly, phone or
write a time for a sitting?
FREAR SUBJECTS if W HILO
CARLIME TO COMMISSION
FIVE THOUSAND '
IIHILES RECORD Filfl
Rates Up to Utilities Body
be one of those to which
Governor Requires uause in tdi,,,r ami iaiiwa promoier aid no-;
Conness License Putting the; plain and uneipiivo.-a!. It means jusij
; 'hat it says, that the rates of the!
; company using th- water of the Wai-!
.. . ,, , . .. ' iiiku rAr or generrting electric
All rates charged for power by the' B,al, . ,.,..,,, . hv 0 I
continue to regulate :h
rates until a public utilities commis-j
sion iraterializes. The latter is ex i
iected to be authorized by the coming;
but it it is not. the com-j
by the Governor
RADIO MESSAGES! PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ic -n ?''. or oy any person or corpo
r.tion ojerating in connection with
Five thousand miles in a single
stretch is the record for radio mes
sages established by the Poulsen
Wireless system, controlled in the
fhis commission shall j United States by the Federal Wireless
3i1 licensee .shall be subject io con'-'
trol by a commission, composed of
three men appointed by i;ie tir.vr-1
p.iui.t milium i I'MUii. i.u. . micwir.n n .innir.t
a p.tbitc utilities commission
rt:av ccme into being later.
This, in effect, is perhaps the most
on pi uous and interesting feature
of ih franchise which Governor
Frear and 1 S. Conness have been
lormnlating the last few cays, in
tended to give to the new street rail
way of Hilo the use of water Troni
the Wailtikti river.
The form of the franchise U prac
. I,. . . . i -. i . .
iiicany complete now, anu auveriise-
ment of it sale at pubM auction will
j be eiven shortly. The sale probably
win take place during the latter part
"Mr. Conness and I have virtually
agreed yptm all the terms," said tht
Covernftr today, "though there were
z few details he wanted inserted that
have been eliminated, and a few in
serted that, did not have his hearty
The clause mentioned above may
(Continued from Paa 1)
, mission appointed by the Governor .
.'shall continue its duty.
J Other portions of the franchise pro-'
; vide for the return of the water to j
. the river in good condition, after the
company has used it: for the protec
tion of all private rights which may (words:
be affected by the taking of the water
from the stream, and for actual work
of construction on the power plant to
begin within a year from the date of
the sale of the franchise, this last
Bientioned clause carrying a heavy
penalty for failure to comply with its
provisions: for the payment of a cer
tain fee to the territory annually for
the first ten years and privilege of
renewals for another ten year term
at the expiration of that period, when
the rate of rental may be altered, and
for the pui chase of the franchise and
entire power plant jay the county, of
Hawaii for a satisfactory considera
tion any time after twenty years.
Telegraph ( ompany. This record was
first made last Sunday night, when
the company s station at Kaneohe
talked direct to the great naval sta
tion erected by the company for the
government at Arlington, across the
Potomac Uiver from Washington. i
The story of the triumph of the new i
system was -sent abroad cast from,
the San Francisco office of the com
pany last night in the following
end of his -statements an even if he
was inclined to. come out with an
apology. , it Is ' doubtfiil , whether the
fcoldiers, . in tfaeid present frame of
nh(U wotild consider i dropping their
grievance" They' say that the school
principal should? be made to either
'substantiate his 'statements of suffer
' Officers Incline to the opinion that
even" if ' nothing more than publicity
come of the present agitation, it will
have a deterrent effect, on other; per
sons who might consider the soldiery
a convenient ipeg on which to hang
accusations and allegations of law vio-
' lation. .Moreover as one prominent
"eocjal worker yesterday expressed it,
the promptness with which the sol
diers voiced their resentment is tak
en as .proof ,of, their, personal desire
to stand for good citizenship and 'good
- morals. ' .
J President HorneA while .hot retract
ing any of his statenients; 'said "today,
'that he was misunderstood and that
he does' not" by any : means mae
' charges against the entire service.
T have no intention whatever of
'retractfng any r- statements- or - with
drawing anything which I may have
said during my address at the mass
meeting held in trie Bijou theater re
cently," said.. Perley Home, president
br the' Kamehameha Schools.;' this
morning in answer to the demand of
a numberpf enlisted men of the local
army tUat he apologize for his al
leged statements at the Bijou mass
Mr. Home went on to state that he
,thinks the cause of the entire affair
is due to the .fact that he has been
misquoted by the soldiers.' "During
my address," "be said. I made no
charge against the army as a whole.
but I did say that there are some en
listed men in the army who are a
! menace to . the city, and 1 say now"
that some of the soldiers, as well as
some of thfr adventurers from the
mainland, cbnsider the girls their, le
gitimate prey; . I do not mean only the
Hawaiian and part-Hawaiian girls,
ljut girls of any other nationality. '
"if I remember correctly, irj state
ment, in regard to the matfer was:
'Far be it from me to make any state-'
.ment against any organization as a
whole, but I will say that there are
those among the, soldiers and the' ad
venturers from the -Coast who look
upon the Hawaiian and the part-Hawaiian
girls as' their legitimate, prey!
"I consider the'' words 'soldiers
and adventurers' a proper, classifi
cation' and I made no distinction be
tween ! them. , I do not plare the
blame ori one class more .than I do
the other and I can see no reason for
withdrawing the statement, as I would
not have made it had I not been con
vinced that it was true. Another
place where I have been misquoted
is where 'J have been alleged to
charge the soldiers .with rape. I did
not make any such statement, and
when I referred to the soldiers I was
speaking of seduction. There are, as
everyone . knows, many fine men
among the soldiers and the adventur
ers from the mainland and other
places, but I still uphold my state
ment that in these two 'organizations
there are those who are a menace,
and that they should be weeded out."
When asked what action he would
take in case tlte soldiers took the
.matter to the Courts. President Home
said that at present he would 'give out
no information as to what steps he
The leaders of the protest move
ment at Fort Shafter have framed a
circular letter to the men of every
troop, battery, and company in the
department, asking financial and
moral support for. the- campaign.
EXTRADITION APERS FOR,
CHONG ARE ON WAY
In answer to a query cabled the attorney-General
Frear received a message font Wash
ington thte morning stating tlvrt the
extradition paiers lor (I. T. Chonsr. the
al sconding employe of the First Amer
ican Savings & Trust Company.
been forwarded from that city to the
Orient on December 2.
New Horns To
Toot For His
Captain Berger has at last taught his
new horns how to" toot. Tonight he
will show His Honor the Mayor just
how well they can do when the Ha
waiian band plays them, and incident
ally he will try out a new march en
titled "Hanawaki," composed by him
6eh, another number ill be "The
Mayor And The Supervisor:." Other
features of the concert are being held
u profound secret by the band master,
s- if 3'ou want, to know just what's
vhat in the latest musical line back
ia Berlin and' Vienna better get down
to the city hall at seven thirty o'clock,
BLOW TO HOPES
OF LOVER TAXES
Those good people of Honolulu who,
taking the statement from Tax Asses
sor Wilder published in ths Star
Bulletin last week, to the effect that
the assessments on' the sugnr pianta
tioce of the Territory would drop sev
eral millions of dollars during the
coming year, hoped that the real and
personal taxes of the city and county
be reduced- also, will have to aban
don their hopes and prepare theni
telves to pay o nthe same'assessnients
next year that they did this.
Speaking of his statement Mr. Wild
er said this morning. "It is true that
the taxes on the plantations will proh
rbly be lower in . 1913 than in 1912, as
1 pointed out last week. But I see
no reason why this reduction lould
apply -to the real and personal prop
erty in Honolulu, for instance.
' "Of Jcourse if it'ean be shown that
th? drop in the stock market affecting
t!:e- prices of sugar stocks was a per
ni.'T.ent drop and so had a general af-
tar.t thmtm-hmit thp Tprrltnrv lowe.r-
o - - - ' I .-i . .u i ... ;
fnc the value of all property, then --uuiiw uuu me roau uik io a miui
ih ..wfv voti nmnnrtmn. i mum because of lack of cash. This
ately. If sugar say. should sell at i
two cents a iound. every bit of land
There wa3 a general demand for
more and still more men from the
police department and from the build
ing and plumbing inspector at the
meeting of the incoming board of sup
ervisors held last night Sheriff Jar
rett was the man who pleaded hard
est for an increase of his department.
He wants another detective sergeant
to keep watch at the police station
and at least four more men . for his
In speaking of the needs of his de
partment the sheriff told the embrio
solons that it is Impossible for him
to meet all the calls made YPn the
police force. He declared that fre
quently he has found himself all alone
in the police station at night,!' all his
men on, beat or out on calls and that
wider such circumstances emergencies
might arise which he would be pow
erless, to mee. . He also asked for
more men to do patrol duty, declar
ing that his present force is not near
ly sufficient. He Also asked for a
scale clerk, to do office work as well.
He told the solons the job would pay
After listening to' what the sheriff
had -to say the next board oF super
visors told him to "go way back and
sit down," or words to that effect:
There is no money to do any of the
suggested improvements, and the po
lice department must struggle along
as best it may until the exchequer is
Mr. Miehlstein, the city building
and plumbing inspector told the cau
cus that he must, have another inspec
tor to' look after the plumbing work
of the city. At present, he said he is
so rushed that it is practically all he
can do to look after the building that
is going on in Honolulu. He asked
that his request be granted as soon
as possible after the board meets. He
was also put off.
But the real clash came when City
and County Auditor Bicknell appear
ed before the board-to-be. He object
ed to reducing his staff, saying that
there is plenty of work for all. To
t-hia Supervisor-elect Pacheco replied
that the new board is contemplating
SAN FRANCISCO. December 11
All previous long distance wireless
records have been broken, according
to records taken at the Federal Tele
graph Company's station at South San
Francisco of an -evening conversation
between Honolulu and Arlington, Vir.
ginia. near Washington. D. C. The
distance covered isiiOOO miles. S. B.
Maddams at Honolulu and C. F. El
well, chief engineer of the Poulsen
system at Arlington, were at the re
Chief Engineer El well was listen
ing intently for a message from this
ctatinn uhon ho nantrht tha faint tirL- !
of a message from Honolulu. He im
mediately asked this station to ceas
sending and conversed for somo min-l Hawaiian Commercial and Onomea
utes direct with Honolulu. The each fell off a half point on the ex
achievement is regarded as a triumph 'change today Onomea by two stages,
in long listance wireless transmis-j 100 shares selling at 20.25 followed
sion. I by 15 at 20. Twenty shares of H.
Prior to their closing for the t'hris:
mas holidays on December 2. the end
of the fall term, examinations will be
held next week in the public ?-hools
of the Territory. The winter term be
gins on January 10. and the ichools4
will reopen on that date.
The budget for the next biennial
period has been tompleted as passed
upon by the commissioners of educa
tion at their regular meeting last Frit-ay,
and copies have been sent to the
various members of the committee of
estimates which consists of Secretary
Mott-SmithW. T. Pope, superinten
dent of education. Mayor. Fern, and
the chairman of each board of super
visors. The general found amounts to
$278.60, and the special fund 1594.
701.. making the total of $S73.261, un
der the new school laws which went
into effect at the beginning of the
present biennial period.
T. H. Gibson, inspector of schools,
lelt for Kauai on the la it ste.imer
where he will make a thorough Inspec
tion of the various institutions on that
FEW SALES TODAY
ALL AT DECLINES
The first of
. , Honolulu.
This is C. F. Elwell at Arlington,
near Washington. How do you get
Us we ge. yon? -
T. A. L.
Back went the answer from the as
tonished local operator:
Honolulu, to C, F. Elwell,
If this is surely Arlington I hear
you alright but T can't believe it. We
launched a yacht here today named
C. F. Elwell.
S, B. MADDAMS.
After exchange other messages and
congratulations, Mr. Elwell arranged
for further test messages, saying:
Arlington, to S. B. Maddams,
Thanks, we will be in at two our
time tomorrow with Chicago and Kan
sas City, "GN."
,C. & S. Co. sold at 32.50. No sugar
stock came out, 'all the remaining
business on the board being in Hilo
i Railroad common, which sold down
half a point at 7.50 for two lota of
5 each and one of 30 shares. Between
boards 56000 Mutual Telephone sixes
sold unchanged at 103.50.
Many an unsatisfactory employe is
fired with enthusiasm.
k BY ALL MEANS BUY
STORE. WE SHOW A
LIKED AND THE
A MAN: A PRESENT IN A MAN'S
LARGE ASSORTMENT" OF THE
STYLES JUST THE THING MOST
BEST. YOU WILL FIND OUR PRICES
INVARIABLY MORE REASONABLE THAN ELSEWHERE,
WHICH IS ANOTHER REASON FOR YOU TO DO YOUR
SHOPPING AT OUR STORE.
BATH ROBES. PAJAMAS
.Crash Bath Robes, Sax- Pajamas art a very use- '
ony Lounging Robes in ful presenL We havt
many pretty color ef- them in ilk. French flan
fects finished with silk net, Madras, and flannel
cords and tassels, ette, trimmed with silk .
$5.00 to $7.00 $1.50 to $8.00 ; !
utk HOSE AND HANDKER-
Hats a most practical u , ' ... .
present. We have them Ho" ,n 8,1 ",,d
in soft and stiff - felt, and "nd 'an Palternl ,rom
soft and stiff straw; also f , 77 Sf
Panamas Initial Handkerchiefs In
Christmas boxes; pure
$2.50 to $15.00 linen; 3 in a box. $1.00,
NECKWEAR. SUSunf 51
A bevy of bewitching w. r . , '
color effeeta and of stylet. "cy Sutptndtrt In
Without a question .of. i7tft tRff ,0r Xmitl
doubt wt, thow the best !;,,, t0 w", 11' v,
line of Neckwear In th. Muffler. i thj oblong
citVi ; shapt; just tht thing for
. . J evening wear; $2 and
50c and $1.00.. $Z25. . V. , V ; , .;
FOR A GREATER
CHAMBER 0 FCOMMERCE
in the territory would feel the effects
si once and the taxable value of prop
t ity would fall accordingly. As "it is
however, there is nothing in the pres
ent state of affairs to indicate that.
"Of course it is true in a way that
a drop in the market quotation of sug
ar stocks does not affect the real
value of the plantations, but it is also
in turn would reduce the amount of
1 work handled by the auditor and his
office, and. he added would relieve Mr.
Bicknell of the necessity of having as
many helpers as at present.
Bicknell could not see it that way
at all. He, said that a reduction of
the road work would not help him
any, and pointed out that he has been
accustomed to paying laborers by war
rants which necessitates ja. large j
amount of clerical work. This brought i
Honolulu, T. H., Dec. 7. 1912.
Mr. E. F. Bishop, President, Hono
lulu Chamber of Commerce, Hono
lulu, T. H.
Dear Sir: At a meeting of yie so
called' Civic Union Committee of Ho
Eolulu, which has had under consid
eration for several months past a pro-
ject for a greater Chamber! of Com-
1 meree, with enlarged objects, mem-
I'irioiii; aim atLiviiico ui a iivii. as
well as a commercial character, an8
looking forward to its amalgamation
.with Xhe Merchants' Association, and
possible affiliation with it in the fu
ture of other organizations now em
gaged in civic, commercial and so
cial betterment, its chairman was di
rected to invite the Honolulu Cham
ber of Commerce and the Merchants'
Association, respectively, to appoint
a special committee to confer with a
special committee of this boJy anu
consider a certain prospectus and by-
Jaws, now in the hands oi ttis com
mittee. These by-laws have been compiled
with considerable care after a com
prehensive study of the by-laws of
certain chambers of commerce locat
ed in widely different sections of the
I would greatly apprecia'e any ac
tion to this end which your honor
able body, in the near future, might
see fit io adopt.
Very truly yours,
1 L. TENa'EV PKCK.
Chairman, Civic Union Committee ot
To those losing confidence in sugar, stocks perhaps ih
this, time appeal to some investors :
When the foregoing letter had been
read by Secretary H. P. Wood at a
meeting of the trustees of the cham
ber yesterday afternoon, the presi
dent appointed L. 1. Spalding, F. C.
Atherton and E. 1). Tenney as .iie do
Shakks. Stock. (Ft Cost. Dividend.
10(H) TEMISKAMIXn .. ......... f .44 I40.0(i -?I20.(J0
iooo rka vfai cons w ........... . . 4. -imoo ; -OO.OO
'2m IcKINLHV-I)AiaiA(iI .. v . . . . 2.25 45000 V ' 100.00
:m ujox w.ossoM ...v. . l.no vv :-iird.o6r-' ''AmMf
100 IilHTISII CO LF. MIMA 4,75;:; 475.00 ; (110.00
ioo xipissixo '. s.r;5 - ''i5.o6" ;vr;;:::i50.co
100 TOXOPAH HEUIOXT .. 8.75 S75.00 ? 100.00
100 TOXOIWFI MIXIXO ...... , . . . 15.50 050.00 KIO.OO
200 MONTANA TONOPAII 2.40 1 420.00 40.00.
TEMISKAMING is carrying an enormous cash treasury surplus, equal, to the requirements of four quarterly div
idends, and is making substantial earnings in excess of dividend requirements,
BEAVER is easily earning very much in excess of the dividends of 9c. per share paid annually, and thesrt
earnings will be substantially increased by the doubling of the present caffilcity of-the mill and the
development of the new property recently purchased. ;
true that, if this omce attempted to rpacheco to his feet, with a kick
ignore the market figures r.nd put an against the present system, and the
assessment on the plantations com- j assertion that "if the county had been
n.ensurate with the. actual value, the i run properly we should long since '
plantations would fimply come hick have been able to get away from such
fight us. And what are we to
' Fanned by brisk ocean breezes, hie
fires in the Santa Monica mountains.
California, which were believed ex
tinguished, have burst out afresh.
Charger, former President McKin
ley's favorite riding horse, became en
tangled in a wire fence on a farm
in Strasburg. Ohio, and was strangled.
Bishop H. F. Hoffman cf the Re- j
formed Episcopal church, died at his
home at Philadelphia, from heart
disease. He was 71 years old.
The coal car situation in New Eng-
methods." which he proceeded to
characterize as obsolete and expensive.
Bicknel' promised the caucus that
The straight and narrow path
doesn't look good to the "rounder.
Blessings often come disguised, but
tLc wolf at your door never does.
The more justice some people g
the less tl.ev are inclined to boast
of it. "
Suspicion continues to snoop around
he would watch his work and as soon .nriti,! it finds what it is looking for.
as possible .would cut down his staffs A man never reach the top who
to the minimum, but that at present it too lazy to move until he is pushed.
When Dame Fortune Knocks at
man's door he-always "'rubbers' to sea
if the neighbors are looking.
McKINLEY-DARRAGH is carrying a cash treasury surplus of approximately
earnings than ever in its history. It is just beginning to realize net
tential Savage property.
$700,000 and making heavier
values from the wonderfully po-
IRON BLOSSOM has a c;ish treasury surplus of $2i0,00rt, and ore actually
quirements for the maintenance of dividends. The potentialities
blocked out equal to three years" reV
of the property are practically un-
BRITISH COLUMBIA is now earning heavily in
ing used to pay for and develop recently
paying life of the company.
excess of dividend requirement's but excess earnings are be
acquired properties, which will greatly prolong the dividend..
his office is far behind and that he
needed all the help he has to catch up.
NEW WAIKANE WHARF
PLANS NEARLY READY
land will be investigated this week neohe
Plans for the proposed new wharf
at YVaikane. at the upper end of Ka-
bay. are nearly finished and i
by the interstate commerce commis-.bids tor its construction probably will
sion. tp calltd abo't th1 first. of the year.
Eugene V. Debs has been indicted The pier is to be fi60 feet long and an!
at Fort Worth. Kas.. on charge of appropriation of 7..Vo has been made'
"obstruction of justice IW inducing : tor the Improvement.
niUry." Assistant Superintendent of Public
af Hotel in Works A. C. Wheeler will journey ov
er to the windward side of the island
tomorrow to go over the site of the
proposed wharf; a'o to inspect the
work on the new additions to the boys'
industrial school ,-t Waialee. which
are Hearing completion.
First class barber. Apply G. rfomma.
1" North King St.. near Nuuanu.
NIPISSING has a cash surplus of $1,.'.,,2,0im) and ore in sight to maintain dividends for many years to come.,.
The new low grade mill just, pi need i:i commission should increase annual net earnings by from $."rtV''
oim) to st;i.. !( an;l iermit an increase ia the dividend to at least S2 per share annually.
TONOPAH BELMONT has developed ore reserves valued at morp than Jl 1,000,000 ne; and has approximately
$1.000,oi0 rash in it s treasury, actual intrinsic value being approximately $10iper stare. Earnings arc t
running very much heavier than present dividend disbursements, and an increase in the dividend rate
is exjected at an early date. '
7emonp(rate;i or reserves and invested surplus equal to more than $7 er share on
It is also developing very potential outside properties.
MONTANA-TONOPAH pays 2'V per share annually in dividends, but the plethoric condition of the treasury
and unusually heavy earnings iead to the belief that dividends will be doubled before the c-xpira'ion of
witnesses to leave tne couury.
Fifty waiters at tne Tartl Hotel in
JCew Haven walked out during the
dinner hour Saturday evening. Their
places were filled by Vale men.
Nearly every shiftless man has a
horseshoe nailed over his door that
is. if he has a door.
A small boy doesn't find it very
amuhing to do the things his parents
are willing to let him do.
Cirls wanted. Apply
Co.. Alakea St.. opp.
the current year.
ORDERS PROMPTLY EXECUTED.
is due to a
L. A. lie Grara has re.n'iveii hi.-
iudio in 124 lleretania St. Tel.
4 17. Residence 1W. Young St.
Tel 117f. Ko41G-?.m.
LIONEL R. A. HART,
Fort near King St.