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' Puncture Proof JTires for $45.00 Cash. itqtj
This is a special Holiday offer, and as you know the Manson wheel .is supurb
and the Tires. They are the only tire for Honolulu.
Ladies' wheels are a specialty with us, we have the ,newest' and daintiest
wheel you ever saw for ladies wheel, and the price is merely a circumstance.
Your repairing of course goes to Bailey, !iut just a word to say that Chains,
Saddles and Tires, etc., an; at rock bottom figures with us.
This Winter we shall make a special effort to keep up with our repair orders,
and in spite of pressure of orders we will give prompt dispatch to all
work left with us.
56 pairs of Milwaukee Patent Puncture Proof Tires arrived ,on
"Australia." These will last us about one month but more are on the way.
Every size of Tire on hand.
One case of Majestic Gas Lamps and one case of a new foot pump such that
you cannot misplace the washer; quite a feature. Splendid value at 7$ cents.
FOR. POITRTEBN YEARS LEADER OlST .PISTE
Catering only to those
the small trinket at twentv-five
j. Our store is not simply
goods at one time, but the display and assortment is so large .you cannot fail to find just what
Silverware and Silver Novelties
By the Basketfull.
Gold Jewelry, in new and pleasing designs.
"Hawkes" Cut Glass,
The finest in the world ; from the small Bon Bon dish to the elaborate Punch Bowl.
Vases, Pitchers, Decanters, every shape of Wine Glasses, Finger Bowls, etc. etc. .
Coalport, Doulton, Dresden, Royal Vienna, Royal
Bonn,.Kronach, Teplitz, and other Potteries.
New shapes and decorations this season.
Cups and Saucers, 1.00 to $15.00. Plates, 1.00 to $30.00.
Bicycle with Milwaukee Patent
B&iley's Honolulu Cyclery,
229 and 231 KING STREET.
Telephone 898. g P. O. Box 441.
who want the best in quality and
cents, to the expensive iewel at
ciowded with goods, it is overpacked. We cannot display all
THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, 'H. I., NOVEMBER,
the newest in design, from
one thousand dollars.
Extracts From Papers Read
Rflfnrfl NnllAnnl 1 fl trill 0
DC1U1C HttllUlIttl LttlgUO,
GoYernmcnt o tbe Cities Calling For
Wide liilercst Activities In
Hioy, Stoics HBny Valuable
Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 15. Tho fifth
annual meeting of tho National Muni
cipal League, and tho Soventh National
conferonco for Good City Government
oponcd In this city today. Over 200
delegates aro present, Including city
officials npd municipal authorities from
nil over tho country.
Tho meeting was called for tho pur
pose of discussing matters of vital Im
portance to municipalities. Tho domi
nant fcturo of tho dlscussich will bo
tho "Municipal Program," tho report
ot which1', however, will not bo present
ed until Friday nftcrnoon. Tho "Pro
gram" will bo offered as tho report of
a special committee appointed nt tho
Louisville meeting two years ago.
Tho opening session ot tbo league
convened at 2:30 o'clock when Hon.
Samuel L. Black, former Mayor of Co
lumbus, wolcomed tho delegates. Tho
reports of Secretary Woodruff and Bur
thara were read. Dr. Dolos F. Wilcox,
of Michigan, read a paper on "An Ex
amination of 'Municipal Problems."
Secretary Woodruff said In part:
"Each year I nnd tho preparation of
this annual revlow of municipal hap
penings an increasingly dlfllcult task,
not becauso of any luck of material, but
becnuso of Its Increasing abundance.
If I wcro to mention each municipal
achievement of tho past year I should
unduly extend tin ll.rlts of my rovlow.
"There has been no more substantial
Indication of tho growing public In
terest In municipal problems than the
discussion during tho past year of tho
question of municipal ownership, con
trol and operation of municipal fran
chises. At tho Detroit meeting of tho
League Of American Municipalities tho
sentiment of tho officials of tho cities
thcro, represented was unqualifiedly In
favor oCthc.munlclpol ownership, con
trol nnd operation of tho principal mu
nicipal franchises. Since that tlino tho
wholo question has been discussed with
a degreo of caro'and'ihoroughncss that
Indicates beyond question that tho pco
plo aro thinking with a vlow to de
termining onco and for all tho funda
mental poller Involved."
The objects of the organization of
city officials In tho United States aro
highly commended by Secretary Wood
ruff, who says: "When our 'city offi
cials como together for consultation
and conferonco concerning tho Interests
committed to their caro then Indeed wo
havo an ovldeueo of n,n aroused Inter
est In municipal affairs which Is most
promising. Imagine a meeting of city
officials ten or fifteen years ago to dis
cuss city affairs, and yot now not only
have, wo n Lcaguo of American Muni
cipalities, but there aro at least ten
Stato leagues of municipalities nil man
ifesting a marked degreo ot activity.
In Ohio, Indlnna, Illinois, Michigan,
Wisconsin, Kansas, California, Connec
ticut, Florida nnd Pennsylvania, wo
find tho city officials meeting In annual
session (o debnto municipal topics nnd
to exchange. Ideas as to municipal ad
ministration. Tho evidence of muni
cipal progress, however, Is not confined
to officials In offlco and their activity.
Tho citizens ot tho various cities
throughout tho country hnvo not been
wanting In lntclllgcnio and compre
hensive effort to promoto municipal
Speaking of Municipal Problems, Mr.
Wilcox bald In part: "Thcro aro threo
fundamental evils In tho government of
our cities. Tho first Is economic and
consists in tho wasto of public funds.
Tho second Is political, In tho true
sense, nnd consists In tho Inadequacy of
municipal service. Tiio third Is moral,
and consists In tho corrupt uso of civic
authority for tho furthcinnco of Indl
IdunI ends. Tho chief Importance of
this third evil lien in tho fact that it
tin own politics Into dlsrcputo and de
grades civil Ideals, thus rendering co
operation for Uio attainment of truly
political ends woll nigh Impossible.
"Tho causes of wastefulness In pub
lic expenditures nro lgnornnco, parti
sanship, stato interference, municipal
irresponsibility nnd lndcflnltcncss of
organization, Tho causes of Inadequa
cy ot municipal servlco are individual
ism, Inadequacy of power nnd.undomo
cratlo organization. Tho causes of cor
ruption nT greei'i Inpk rf clvlo integ
rity and prltffcie. control of public pri
vileges. To Tern'oyo thcsCcatiscs of ovll
tho coramlttooon municipal program
proposes a constitutional amendment
and a goncral corporations act"
Municipal Code Commission, said:
..The bm 1)rcI):u.ed by tUo Municipal
Codo Commission of Ohio appointed by
tho Governor under tho net of tho Le
gislature, requiring tho revision of th"
municipal code, has been completed
and will bo presented to the next (Jen
erat Assembly for adoption. In tho
ptepnrntlon of tho bill tho commission
lias endeavored to observe four cardi
"Tho abolition of all clyt classlllca.
tlon, the government of cities by coun
cils, tho prohibition of all special legis
lation nnd local self-government under
a liberal grant of power; cltlc3 to have'
a population of three thousand or over,
Ullages under three thousand Inhabi
tants. "Tho separation of tho legislative
nnd administrative function of muni
cipal olllccrs, nil legislative power to
bo lodged with tho council and nil ad
ministrative duties imposed upon tho
exccutlvo department! tho council In
cities to consist of seven members,
threo of whom aro elected at large; nil
city councllmcn td recelvo an annual
salary and bo required to give bond for
tho faithful discharge of their duties,
under which thoy shall bo'llablo for
tho Illegal expenditure of all money
against tho advlco of the director of
law. Tho Federal plan has been udopt
Cd by tho commission, giving tho ma
yor supremo control and authority in
tho exccutlvo department, which shall
consist of tho mayor and four direct
ors, appointed by tho mayor without
tho confirmation of the council; tbo
officers elected by tho people nro the
mnyor, treasurer, members and presi
dent of tho council nnd members of tho
board of education.
A merit or civil service system gov
erning tho nppolntment, tenuro and
promotion of nil officers and employes
of tho city, except officers elected by
tho pcoplo nnd tho heads of tho de
partments, "Tho nomination of all elective can
didates by petition signed by electors."
Charles W. Tooko, professor of pub
lic law In tho University of Illnois,
during tho discussion ot "Municipal
Accounting," said in part:
"Tho prime purpose ot municipal
bookkeeping 1b to secure successful
financial administration, but' wo must
recognize as essential to this and that
the system of accounting should be de
signed to glvo to tho public thorough'
ly reliable and Intelligible informa
tion of tho financial standing of tho en
tcrprlso from a strictly business point
"A separate account should bo kept
of each public service Industry operat
ed by a municipality. No department
should enjoy free servlco at tho expense
of another, but all services rendered
should bo credited at tho prices deter
mined upon to tho department supply.
Ing tho same. Tho adoption ot theso
suggestions would avoid tho conceal
ment of tho truo financial conditions.
AH companies operating under muni
cipal franchises should bo compelled
to keep similar accounts and to make
annual reports to the Stato uuthorl'
A. L. Crosby, formerly deputy audi
tor of tho city of Clovcland, said:
"Thg necessity of financial control
tures has been demonstrated time and
Hires has been domonstrattcd tlmo and
again In every municipality of any slzo,
and tho question Is not at this tlmo
whether such control should exUt, but
how and by what authority should It
bo conferred, and In whom should It bo
vested. What Is wanted Is nn abso
lute, standard nuthorlty of financial
control based upon a fixed quantity and
subjected to no fear of overthrow, so
long ns bucIi nutliorlty Is executed
within propor nnd lcgltlmato limits.
Such nuthorlty can only bo conferred
by Stnte lnw.
"In order to fix responsibility in case
of neglect or failure to properly carry
forward tho legitimate functions of a
municipality, thcro shoul.l be nnd must
bo nn Individual head ono on whom
nmy rest cither public approval or pub
lic censuro, nnd who must consequently
have tho requlslto authority to com
pol nttcntlon to duty nnd obecjlcnco to
rules laid down for tho guldnnco of nil
public officers In tho transactions of
"In order that ho may fenrlessly and
without projudlco perform IiIb duties
under tho first head, that of auditor, it
would seem absolutely essential that
mo comptroller bo rcllovcd of any po-
lttlcnl entanglements or obligations
such as would almost of necessity arlso,
should tho office bo ono to bo filled by
general election, and also from favor or
obligation of any kind to tho adminis
trative or exewitjye officials, upon
whoso expenditures he muBt'patf, Tbo
offlco should therefore bo neither ono
to bo filled by election nor by tho ap
pointive power ot tho mayor or other
executive oCcjc." -
1 h 'j,.,. ssriir .
L. S .Howe, professorof municipal
ndmlnlstratlori nt rther University of,'
Pennsylvania, said: "On tho subject
ot Public Accounting tho recommouda
tlons of the commlttco dual with four
distinct questions: i
"First Tho cQnttrifslfQnd' arrange
ments of financial reports.
"Second Financial control ovcrre
cdpts and expenditures.
Third Accounting of municipal In
"Fourth Account of crSntcca o
"In tho management ol public, as
well ns ptlvntc, corporation's tho de
tcrmlnntion of official responsibility Is
largely dependent upon tho accuracy,
ready Intelligibility and unequivocal
character of tho financial statements.
Tho hoplclcssly complex reports of
such cities as New York tnako It Im
possible for nny ono except nn expert to
ascertain tho lluanclnl situation ot tha
city. Public opinion unlnstructed and
nt n loss to form definite conclusion
lapses Into Indifference. In order to
remedy" this evil tho proposed constitu
tional amendment and municipal cor
porations net provides for regular re
ports arranged in nccot dance with
forms preset ibed by the flso.il officer
of tho State. Tho further advantage
of tho uniformity by this system makes
tho experience of every city readily
avnllablo nnd constitutes nn invalu
able safeguard against blunders In fin
"Tho provisions for financial control
over receipts and expenditures r.re In
tended to prevent collusion bctweea.
two or more officials In defrauding tha
city. It Is important to noto that tha
comptroller is given Indefinite tonura '
and stnnds but second to tho mayor la i -.
Importance. Tho accounts of public t
works should bo 'copiplctoly separated .'
from tho general treasury account.
"On tho question of tho accounting
of grantees of municipal franchises o
your committee has been anxious to
sccuro to the city tho most completa
data concerning tho franchises of pub
11a servlco corporations. To this end,
tho comptroller Is required to keen ai
scparato record for such grantee;
which shall contain every item of la- '
formation necessary to form an eatl-t
mate of tho value of tho franchise,"
Walter S. Allen of Now Bedford.
"A prlmo essential of public control
of franchlso companies Is nn accurate i
system of bookkeeping which shall
show every 'detail In such a wny as to
cnnblo n truo value to bo placed at say
tlmo upon the business. In order It
secure this, a system of bookkeestafji.).
must bo arranged and Its uso enforce
by somo public nuthorlty and lnTordaEi
to sccuro uniform methods tali
should bo done by State authority rata-
er than by municipal statutes govern.
Ing tho Incorporation 'of such compaa
les should provldo for tho stipe Isloa
by tho Stato ot their accounts and a
comprehensive system should bo ar-i
ranged by tho Stato authorities, oa .
such broad lines that franchise com
panies of all sizes could find In It Iden
tical means ot expressing their oprs
tlon. "Tho whole subject of accurato mctfc
ods of bookkeeping and of public sa.
pcrvlslon and control of tho accounts
ot franchlso companies Is to sccuro , ,
equitable division of profits among tfcaj
three parties Interested: That Is tag
users of tho servlco ,tho investors ot,,
tho capital employed nnd tho commual
ty at largo." r
SAMOANS LIKE LEAIIY.
, New York, Nov. 1C A special to
tho Trlbuno from Washington says:
Judgo Chambers of Alabama, Chief
Justice ot Samoa, dlscuslnng tha Sa- ,
moan situation and tho Islands acquir
ed by tho United States said: TbS
United Slntes will lme no dlfflcutlr
about tho government of her Samoa,
possessions. Tho nathes aro of an
amlcnblo disposition and education U
general .among them. Thoy have a
stiong lovo for tho United fckatee uml
ask nothing better than to bo igorarsed
by Americans. A rtnval (loveraor will
probably bo sent to tho Island, on la.
tho caso ot Guam, and the saUvec
should, us thoy doubtlcbs will, be per
mitted to preserve us far na poeaibl
their own methods ot government ami
their most cherished custom.
"Tho man whom tho Samoans ttouU
llko most to havo nppolnted Governor
Is Captain Lonry, who Is now Gov
ernor of Guam. They know Mm nnt
havo tho utmost affection for him."
"aitASP ALL AND LOSE ALV
Mnny pcoplo aro so Intent on ''grasp
ing nil" that thoy lose strength of
nerves, appetite, digestion, health.
Fortunately, however, iher.o may be
restored by taking flood's S.irsapprllla.
which has put many n busii.ess maa
on the road to success by giving him
good digestion, strong nerves and a
clear brain, it docs the sanio thing fee
weak and tired women. ,
Hood's PUIS cure sick hiaaaahe, la
dlBeeUon. How bf ave California boys fought
for their flag is told In On To Manila,
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