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LADIES' SHIRT WAISTS
EXCEPTIONAL VALUES OFFERED,
Hero are the greatest shirt-waist
chics wo have over displayed. They
represent all the new Ideas In shirt
v.alst making new materials, styles,
end colorings and a full lino of sizes
from 32 to 42.
Wo promise that you will find this
stock of unusual excellence and the
Millies alluringly attractho.
Karly comers get first selections
from tho stock. Many ot the waists
en display In our show window.
WHITE SHIRT WAI3T8
made of fine quality white, lawn
trimmed with embroidery In
sertion, latest stylo sleeves,
WHITE SHIRT WAI3T8
superior whtto lawn, trimmed
with three rows of Valencien
nes Laco Insertion, tucked back
WHITE 8HIRT WAISTS
good value, finely tucked joko
effect, trimmed with 2 rows ot
lino embroidery Insertion, back
with cluster of tucks and open.
WHITE SHIRT WAISTS
extra quality, yoke effect ot fine
tucks, trimmed with rows of
embroidery Insertion and clus
ter of 3 rows of bemmedstUch
ticks, open front.
LINEN BAVI8TE WAI6T8
extra sheer, front of hemmed
stitch tucks, cluster tuck back.
The very latest cut.
COLORED SHIRT WAISTS
flno quality of zephyr, very rrct
ty Btrlpcs, coloring absolutely
fast; exceptionally good valuo
with collar and tic.
WHITE SHIRT WAISTS
extra fine quality lawn, cluster
ot hcmmcdstltch tucks In front
with open work and cluster
tucks in back.
AT $2 50
WHITE SHIRT WAISTS
very artistically mado; 4 rows
ot fine embroidery Insertion,
with cluster OT hommcdstltch
tucks between each row; back
with cluster tucks.
WHITE 8HIRT WAISTS
perhaps the daintiest waist In
our stock, trimmed with Valen
ciennes laco Insertions, slcces
trimmed, back In cluster tucks.
WHITE SHIRT WAISTS
One of tho most attractive
styles wo have handled; yoke of
very flno tucks, trimming; 3
rows of flno embroidery Inser
tion with plaits and cluster
tucks, plaited back.
I DRY GOODS COMPANY, LTD.
DON'T GO ON WORRYING
With inferior or needlessly expensive Illumination In jour home.
Thcro Is absolutely no occasion for It. Thousands of housekeep
ers throughout the Islands hao remocd this annoying problem
entirely by acquainting themselves with tho Ideal perfect light for
tho homo. It Is as brilliant as gas or electricity, Timer smokes,
smells or gives any troublo. Is lighted and extinguished as easily
as gas, and burns but little kerosene oil. Our catalog b1)"ws all
styles from J1.S0 up, and Is sent for the asking.
Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd.
THE KEWALO DITCH
BUT PART OF
GENERAL CITY DRAINAGE
Ecrybody donn Kewalo way does
not undcistnml the sclcnco ot tin
drainage ditch lately completed
through that suburb. At least one ol
the suburbanites there domiciled, with
al a. man of considerable practical
knowledge regarding useful works, has
Imparted his dlsapproal of the ditch
to th. llullctln. He docs not see how
It will drain the soil through Its solid
walls of cement and he considers Its
width makes too great a chasm upon
olllclnl cognizance. ct Its ditch Is but
part of a general scheme of city drain
age which his been devised by the Ui
purtment of Public Works I'lo'xiblj
this Is news to most people. Owinj to
the unfortunatily low condition of the
Territorial treasury the work has to
be done by piecemeal Ilenc II docs
not nttrnct the attention that would
result from a huge expendltnio of mon
ey under a single contract The mv
eral subdlWslons of the grand ilialn-
tho face of nlua!le real estnte. age sBtcm arc ns follows If loracw'ut
Siipcilntcndent J H. lloyd and As roughly outlined,
slstant Superintendent Marston Camp-' 1 Tho extension towuid the nioiin-
bell of the Department of Public Work
being found together at tho olutc of
the former, thej were questioned by
the reporter to whom the ditch had
been denounced and asked to elucidate
the philosophy of the Kewalo dralnago
for tho benefit of the public. Tho offi
cials had under their hands maps show
ing the location, contour and cross-
I sections ot tho engineering work In
question, upon which they based an In
teresting duet lecture.
The Kewalo ditch had to be con
structed to conform with the topogra
phy of the area to be drained and to
correspond with the mean tide lcel.
So flat Is the Kewalo moiasi that the
3300 feet In length of the ditch could
be given a gradient of but one foot. Its
bottom was made one foot above mean
tide level, otherwise at high tide it
would flood the area Instead of fuelng
tain of the Kewalo ditch In two brun
ches, llrlelly. this will put itti end to
the storm congestions at King and Alu
pal streets, also at Ucretanla and
I'unchbowl streets. The plan ni out
lined is to start from liustarc ami
South streets, thence by South, King
and Alapal streets to the Intel ccctlou
of I.unalllo, Klnau and l,naltjia
streets, thence to the reservoir. An
area ot 43 acres ot Btccp watershed
will be drained by this section of drain
age. Tho Kewalo ditch now construct
ed will form another channel on th.
eastward side ot the nrca by Its exten
sion up Kaplolanl to Oreen street Con
nection will be made with the drain
bcneatli the sidewalk on IleivDulu at
I'unchbowl street a notor'ou Hood
2. The district within the angles ol
King street, Kamakcla lane and Here
It of water. Again, the bottom Is a i tanla street. Tho drain Is already con
foot and a half below the level of the I structed from Nutianu stream to Kama
average low ground of the area. There kcla lane A largo area of low land
are spots In Kewalo below mean tide .will be dt led up by this subdivision,
level, which of lourso arc Impossible ' ! i ' i ! ii
of drainage but must be flllel up,
Although the walls of tlit ditch arc i
cement, as they must of necessity have !
been ot durable material, the bottom
Is tho bare eoralllne formation and ,
highly porous. That the ditch Is et-
lecuveiy uraining uiu uiiiu nub win
proved by tho appearance ot bubbling
3 Kukul to I.lllha street thence to
Vlncvard. and from School to 1.1111m
street, (.ruining two presently moist
mens In the samo vicinity a drain in
JiicM street from Nutianu stream to M
llha street will do good service
4. Ily the reconstruction of the Inter
cepting ditch on I'llkol street from
I.unalllo Home to Maklkl stream, (lows
f lom Tantalus and upper Mukll.l have
been diverted from town To complete
this subdivision there remains to ba
constructed a drain from Wilder ave
line down I'llkol street
f. The Alakeii street drain will ba
continued from King to Ultima rtrccl
and will prevent the congestion of la
ti r now prevalent at King and Ala
kea The storm sewer In Alakea street
has never been tested to 1U full iapa
city because of tho congestion at vlng
vet It has demonstrated its val ic In no
fi. A complete survey ot the famoui
I'unchbowl Intercepting ditch (Thurs
ton's) has been made, its unscientific
freaks being corrected In thn plans ni
drawn. With cross ditches nt the right
places, together with a recognition ot
the axiom that water will not run up
hill, the old I'unchbowl ditch v-lll not
be the least useful subdivision of tin
When the svntem has been completed,
Honolulu will more than favorably
comparo with tho beet ilralniV city on
the Mainland. In modem hvglcnlc
science It has become recognized that I
nt "t R n&''"Z
-"7r3-.. 1. j ri-
ELECTRIC FANS at $15.00
They mako warm weather bearable and nro worth their
weight In gold Wo have a (otiirlcte line of both desk and celling
fans. Nothing like comfort tlu one now
We lire selling new
HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC CO., Ltd.
King Street. Telephone .100
ffiMmn Jiffim rrmffl B
springs all along the bottom, rhowlng
that tho purport of the work Is not
merely tho disposal of storm water
though this Is an Important part of its
It Is well-known and open to the
most cursory observation that, besides
District Attorney llreckons has filed
a brief on motion for new trial of
I'nlted States vs Honolulu Plantation
THE TRANSCENDENT ARC LIGHT
500 C. P.
Consumes nothing but ordinary Kerosene
Oil. The best light known to science and
tho cheapest. Haro received tho Highest
Awards at tho I'an-Amerlcan Exposition.
Suitable for Btoro and halls, and are In us
In good many of our prominent stores
throughout the city, such as Wall, Nichols
Co, Honolulu Drug Co, Holllster Drug Co.,
Mclucrny Shoo Store, Ellto Ice Cream Par
lors, Hawaiian Hotel and otucrs too numer
ous to mention. We also have the same
Arc Lamp to burn 12 hours, which is suit
ablo for lamps to bo placed In yards as a
protection against night prowlers. Our
lamps are In uso throughout all tho planta
tions l'or further particulars Inquire of
WASHINGTON LIGHT CO. C. W. Macfarlane, M'gr
the drainage of towns Is even more lm-
So. It was prepared by J. i. Dunne,
Assistant District Attorney, who con
ducted all of tho Pearl Harbor con
Mr. Dunne, In his argument for a
new trial, relies principally upon the
the dampness of the Kewalo bottom , alleged excesslvcness of the award by
from sea water seepage, th area Is i the second Jur of $01,000 for the lcase-
portant than their sewerage to the
realization of good sanitary conditions
Host on has given practical recognition
above all other Mainland cltlis o this
proposition Honolulu, when the pro
posed system becomes an accopipllclied
fact will not be a bail cecoi.d to tha
"Huh" If not the leader.
Calculations for the ajstcin have
been based upon a muxtr.ium '..'eclpl
tntlon of an inch an hour. There Is a
local record of two Indict an hmr, '
but to meet that abnormal flood situs- j
tlon tho expense would bn greater thin
could bo borne by the taxpayers. When
It comcti to cloud-bursts shedding wo
Inches an hour, Honolulu nay call It
washing day and face the flood with a
smiling air of resignation.
hold and of JS.123 for the Improve'
ments on the Honolulu plantation. He
the natural repository of storm water
from an extensive portion ot tho
I'unchbowl slopes watershed. This sns-
drain will not have to await tho dlf- "There Is no evidence an) where In
fusion of such water all over the area this record fixing tho valuo of tho lease-
and then Its seepage Into the channel hold nt $31,000 or the Improvements at
to curry It off to sea, but will er.rry a ' $8DJ3.
great proportion of any larger or I "Neither of these findings Is respon-
smaller flood clear across the arelIve cither to the theory or the cvl-
vvlthout Its getting Into the soil at all.
Moreover the springs that hiivc had
much to do with maintaining a stato
of muck In Kewalo arc expected to have
their sources dried up b the gravita
tion of moisture to the ditch bottom
Ah tho ditch Is eight feet wide It will
carry a torrent much he) and the nor
mal In volume notwithstanding Its
I Porter Furniture Co.
First-class FURNITURE of all descrip
tions, Upholstering Department un
equalled in the City, Now located in the
Port Street, opp. Love Building.
denee of either side.
"The theor) of the Government was
that, by reason ot Its character anil
bltuatlon, tho land was of small value.
In support of this theory the Govern
ment offered consistent evidence.
"Archer, $23 per acre, or $11,250: L.
1.. McCandless, $10 per acre, or $2.',
410; J A. MeCandlcss, $17.60 per acre,
or $DS18, tax return, $50,000, corpora-
Much ns Kewalo has been In the tlon exhibit, $100,000.
public e)e tor tho past two or three
jeats, on account of Its having Lccoma
n menace to the entire metropolis
through being densely populated before
Its fcanltary conditions had como under
ARE YOU DEAF??
Kverr kind of drrne and difficult hnr
Inimtii lie cured by our tifw Intention) onlr
thofto huTinjr ben born ir f are Incurable Snl
In HincHrceatuMt uiirr, fend particular ihou
your cae. CttnuiUatlnnand advice fter, Kfery
iini can cure tilmsulf at bl' own boiuo at very
DIR. DALTON'S AURAL CLINIC,
W Laiolle Avenue. CHICAGO. U.I,.. U H. A.
"The nverago of theso valuations Is
$15,428, or about one-seventh of the
verdict, which It Is contended Is not
responsive and Is not instilled by the
"Tho defendant showed the valuo of
tho land to be Low, $100,000, (ioodalo,
$100,000, Mc)cr, $300,000, Ilolte, $275,
000; AhrciiB, $2,75,000, Thurston, $230,
500; Castle, $230,000, Kenton, $J30,000,
"1 lio average of theso valuations Is
$2(12,01!;, vastly greater than double
the amount fixed by the verdict."
HI ART H
Tho Mst "at home" for this Bprlni;
will bo given by the Literary C'lrchi
of the Kllohaua Art League Krlihv at-1
. t,... . n n'1nn1 In .1... '
ll'IIIUUII, tllU) 1" Ul d U ClUllh 111 llt'J
Art League rooms It promliei to be
very enjoyable. Thoo who have had
I tho pleasure of hearing Miss rlalro II
Ueckc will certainly avail tliemi-plvB
of this opportunity of listening to her
that afternoon on "An Hour with m
crlea's best UlaU'Ct Writers "
Those who will assist hi miking the
afternoon a pleasant ino soilall aie
Mrs. 11 T Dillingham, Mra. W W.
Hall, Mrs C. W Dickey rnd Mrs. W.
Much credit Is duo Mrs. Selm i Kli
ney, chairman of tin l.lteiai) C'uclo
for so successfully phnntng 'he nt
homes which havo been so pleasing as
well as Instructive.
PORTER FURNITURE CO., LTD.
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all and wml HUE a n Kntitrnlr
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Hawaiian Engineering and Construction Co.
ROOMS 508, 509, 510 STANGENWALD BUILDING.
P. O. BOX 834. TEL. MAIN p
All dusts of Knglnfttrlng Work sollcltod; Examinations, Surreys and it
port made for any class of Waterworks, Steam and Electric Conjtructlo,
Plans and Specifications and Estimates Prepared, and Construction Supertax
itnaeo, in an orancnea o: engineering work; Contracts solicited for Rail
fodi, Electric and Steam; Tunnel, Bridges, Buildings, Highwaya, roania.
Lion, Pier. Wharves, etc
Special attention given to Examination, Valuation, and Report al
Properties tor Investment purposes.
FREDERICK J. AMWEO. M. AM. Boo. a B,
Engineer and Uanaiar.
W. R. CA8TLE JR.. Secretary and Treasurer.
General Merchandise. Dry Goods, Groceries
Japanese Provisions, etc
MAGOON BLOOK, MERQHANT ftTREET.
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OUR ENTIRE STOCK
MUST BE CLEANED OUT BY MAY 7th, 1902,
GOO KIM, 1116 Nuuanu Street
Henry H. Williams
Tun puoaRnssivn undertaker
OH i HONOLULU i WITH THE
CITY - FDRNITHRE - STORE
SHREVE & CO., San Francisco
To facllltato trado with tho Hawaiian Islands, will uellver
all goods purchased or ordered of them, freo of all charge
for transportation to Honolulu or returning same to Ban
rranclsco. floods will bo sent on selection to those know
ing the firm, or who will furnUti satisfactory references In
Jewelers, Gold and Silver Manufacturers,
Market (V Post 8tH 6. P.
Illustrated CATALOflUE and prices furnished upon receipt
of request. Wo hao tho largest manufactory of Jewelry
and Sllvorwaro west of Now York City, and aro prepared to
furnish special designs.
Y, O. Box mi
THE OLDEST CHu '"BE FIRM IN HONOLULU.
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GEO, A. MARTIN, Tailor Bosion Building,
a specialty. . .
The very la'est methods
employed In caring f r the
deaJ. A lull stock of the bet
and up-to-date undertaking
goods ajiJ paraphernalia.
Remember there Is' no other
Mlt. WILLIAMS connected
with this establishment ; so
make no more mistakes.
OfJJce, IMG and 1148 Foi't St., Love Building
Phone, Main 04. Residence IJ7S Fort St., below Vineyard. Phone and Night Call, White j8n.
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Justly Known to bo tho CHOICEST
CALIFORNIA PRODUCT. A largo
supply of tho different varieties Just
H. HACKFELD & CO., LTD.
80LE AQENT3 AND QENERAL DISTRIBUTORS FOR
THE HAWAIIAN TERRITORY.
A. V. CHAR, PrcHldcnt.
EMMETT MAY, Secretary.
The Honolulu Investment Go,, Ltd.
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In the hest and strongest companies, as represented by
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