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I'VENINO mJI.LE.TlN, HONOLULU, T. If., THURSDAY, JAN. 11, 190. '' , 3 '
I'VENINO DUI.LET1N, HONOLULU, T. If., THURSDAY, JAN. 11, lSOfi.
Now in progress and will be continued
this week only.
BIO CUT IN PRICES
on the entire stock ofunderwear.
Odd lots and odd sizes at
ASK TO DEFER FILING
EXHIBITS TO THAT END
OPPOSE THE CORPORATION PUB
LICITY LAW QIVE8 COMPETE
TORS AN ADVANTAGE
The corporate exhibit law took much
of tho attention of the Merchants' Ab
nclatton members In annual session
yesterday afternoon anil a committee
was appointed to meet the Attorney
General. Treasurer and other Terrl
iorlal omcers with a view to having.
If possible, the filing of exhibits de
ferred until the merchants can tako a
test case to the courts. The matter
intent even be carried to the U. S. 8u
dent of tho United States to the pres
ent Congress, that 75 per cent, of th
customs and Internal revenues of lift
Territory be set apart as a special fund
for the benefit of tho Torrltory, Is most
Important matter, and one that met
with nrotnnt recognition by the com
mercial bodies of tho city, resulting In
the appointment of a delegation repre
senting your Association and the
Chamber of Commerce, with two dele
gates from the other Islands, to pre
sent and urge favorable Attention from
the committees of Congress.
In July last your Association had
tho honor of entertaining during their
stay In the city, tho Hon. Wm. II. Taft,
Secretary of War, and hlB party of Sen
ators and Representatives.
Two firms have withdrawn from the
Association In the past year and death
has removed one from our midst.
Your Directors have lost an efficient
secretary In Mr. Richard If. Trent,
other duties compelling his retire
ment. The coming year opens out with
Corset Covers 20c. Upward
Chemises 25c. "
Drawers 30 C.
Night Gowns 50c. "
Skirts 55c. '
This opportunity should not be over
looked. Sale Prices Strictly Cash
hi-nmlsn n miikIi tuna) linfnrA tin finn
, I rUSll(TC u alluvia "-v ud, wiiu
I of the first questions being that of cor-
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Treasurer would consent to. the filing, tile enterprises or. rather, llm ted co
of exhibits being deferred. Messrs. partnerships: another being that of
Wakefield. Mclncrny and Harris were tt on returns, particularly Sched
appointed to call on Territorial omcers. u, ,
ami report at tho meeting to be held I coi.dualon your Directors would
next week i"h mui (.chwui uiumiuuii: ui mu
r. i.i...'. n w oin. i.fnn.i.1 nn tii.'mectlngv of the Association and the
matter of the' merchants' opposition to'crlng by members, other than dlrec-
the corporation exhibit law. It rc-,"". " ,uu'c" "' ."" "
quired prompt action, he said. The acj"n' . , ,, ...
r .-..ii, ..... i.i, ,.n in mmi The rmort of the committee on pub
nn,l ihnn referred to the attorneys. I.at- llc arfnlr-. signed y Messrs. Wakefield,
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was read as
During the past year, the work under
taken by the Committee has been ar
led In Us character and we trust use
lul and Ix-neflclal to the Association.
In Janunrv. 1503, wo took up the mat
ter of the advisability of attempting
N. S. SACHS
Dry Goods Company Ltd.
CORNER FORT ANDDERETANIA STREETS.
cr tho Territory decided on a test case
and Benson, Smith & Co. was tho firm
selected to make the test.
Flnnlly It wns felt that the Terri
tory's case was not strong enough and
uo attempt was mado to bring the mat
ter before tho courts.
ft I. rnu tnalnlfllnoit flint tnf tfll
Commission In revlslpg the laws mad ecure amendments to the present
such changes that the government Is,' providing for a tax on real and
empowered to enforce the law, It being 'pertonal property; after Join consu
mado n misdemeanor to fall to rile an ' " committees from tho Plant-
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exhibit. Smith did not tmnK mere
was any Intent to evade tho law. If ex
hibits wcro kept on file merely for tho
use of tho officials and not for the pub
lic ho thought no merchant would re
fuse to tile an exhibit. However, when
It was known that a man only 21 or 43
hours In the country could look over
A Word About
The Metropolitan Magazine
ors Association, and Chamber of Com
merce, the decision was reached by tho
joint committees that at that time It
would be unwise to attempt any amend
ment of the present law, but to endeav
or to secure, through the Legislature,
the appointment of a commission for
the study of tax laws and to present
the exhibits In tho Treasurer's office, e'r conclusions to the next Lcglsla-
than It was time for objection. The
mcrchnnts did not want to tnako pub
lic the details of their business. They
did not want competitors to pry Into
their business. It might bo well to
tako tho matter to tho courts and II
necessary to the U. 8. Supreme Court
co-operating with the Chamber of Com
merce and the Planters' Association.
Mr. Wakefield read reports on fall-
Wc have just received new supplies ol
"Ushers 0. V. G." Scotch Whiskey
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and Is an essential In every refined home In the land. Under
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readers. The coming year's list of contributors Includes no name not famil
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Keeping pace with The Metropolitan's literary excellence are Its not
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What follows Is merely a suggestion of what The Metropolitan Maga
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The bet," everything In every department of literary activity and ar.
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ous short stories and poems, Illustrated In a way that materially adds to
their meaning are In each number.
The Metropolitan Magazine
Twelve times In the next twelve months for One Dollar and Eighty Cents,
or at all newsdealers and booksellers at Fifteen Cents a Copy.
Hire. A bill was I tit roil mod Into tho
House and Senate dealing with this
commission but failed to secure execu
tive endorsement; nnd was lott.
Wo would draw the particular atten
tion of the members of the Association
to Ait 52 passed by the last Legislature
In relation to suits on open accounts;
this act we believe will afford consid
erable protection to tho merchant
urcs to havo tho exhibits filed merely against attempted fraud on the part
for official us?. I of debtors, particularly In tho mater
W. O. How en did not ngree with tho of disputes as to "deliveries." Wo here
protest of the merchants. He favored desire to record our appreciation ol
tho law. Tho law only required tho ex- tho efforts mado In the Legislature, by
hlblt of lump sums. Eight plantations many Itcprcsentatlves on behalf of the
had filed exhibits. If these corporation! various measures prepared or sup-
had so done, why could not others? II ported by your Committee; without
this law was obeyed It was a protection this valuable assistance It Is doubtful
to the Interests of tho community. To , whether tho forenamed law, or tho act
fight tho law would mean the brine- prohibiting the sale of trading stamps
Ing about of worse conditions than ex- in the Territory would have found
lstcd at present. Tho people gave cop their placo on tho statute books of the
porattons certain privileges nnd In re. Territory.
turn for these privileges the corpora we endeavored to secure the passago
tlons should bo glad to fllo tho exhibits 0f an act to amend tho Revised Laws
requlrod. Tho people were entitled lo f Hawaii re annual exhibits by cor
know something of corporation affairs, poratlons; this nttompt failed and the
Wakefield did not bellevo that tho r.iattcr will now tome before you In u
present law could bo regarded as thiraorc nnlte form than heretofore.
people a low. It had been changed, i) A ,lhCfi nmendment was secured to
tho codlflors. Goernment official I ii,,. inw rciaiinc to a tax on foreign i,n.i i,.. um i n.n Pro.l.irniv nu
should bo the only ones to have accesi corporations trading In tho Territory; t0n. They wero evenly dhlded on the!
to tho exhibits. U tnut tho Treasurer of the Territory' question of continuing tho exchange.
W. F. Dillingham did not think It will secure tho financial benefits tlio act j. Ilackfcld & Co., Thco. II. Davles &'
tho best thing to have prlvato IiuhIiicbi provides, ko that oil corporations trad- Co., nnd Lowers & Coolie and others
affairs brought before tho public ejo Ing In the Territory will be on n moro (nvorvd the continuance of the organ-
equal basis of taxation than they hao Izntlon Finance were reported as In
been In past years. fairly good condition. I
The question of tho method of nssco- j. i;, pinkham declared that ho
sing btoeks of mcuhandlee for taxn-. would 1 1 lie to see the Ilxchango ruilu-d.
lion, particularly re me assessment
of purely mercantile businesses ns en
terprises for profit was placed In tho
hands of your Committee to dlsctist
with the Tax Asfeswir; Individual
cases were dealt with by tho Assessor
In a manner satisfactory to tho Com
mittee, but no definite general basts
of assessment of stocks of merchandise
THIS FINE MAQAZINE IS GIVEN FREE TO A NEW SUBSCRIBER
TO THE EVENING BULLETIN FOR SIX MONTHS AT J4.00.
An Important meeting of the ilulld
era and Traders' Exchange was held
In the Kllte building rooms last even
ing. President John Kmmcluth nil
nounced that the purpose was to de
termine whether or not the Kxchaugo
should contlnuo to exist. He haibj
asked the question of all members by
mall. Ho thought tho Exchange should
live on, If only to perform a civic duty
In assisting the architectural bcautlflca-
tlon of tho city. If tho Exchange was
to go on, then members would hnvo to
get busy nnd be moro active than they
Secretary Keen said twenty replies
There are Imitations, But
Ours is the only GENUINE
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Telephone White OBI
102." FORT ST.,
I. O. O. F. Dldg, A 151 HOTEL 8T., opposite YOUNQ Hotel.
Sugar corporations were In tho habit
of mailing complete reports.
In 'other businesses competitor
would tako advantage of tho detailed
exhibits on file. This would dlscourag
E. A. Mclnerny said It had been sug
retted that any official giving out In
formation In regard to exhibits should
be guilty of a mlsdcmeacor. One ex
hiblt had been made public. Informa
tion had leaked out of tho tax office
and defeated a law suit. A year ago
someone copied the exhibit of the l'a
clflc Hardware Co. and offered to sell It
to a competitor for S3. W. W. Harris
did not agree with Ilowcn. He thought
tho Association should take tho niattci
up. Mr. I'arls believed the law to be
superfluous. President Smith said
thero were certainly private matters of
business which no one desired to make,
public, although no one wanted to
evade the law. Dowen thought bona
fldo residents should have access to tin
Tho report of tho treasurer showed
$2903.51 receipts and a balance of
(75L3C, The Taft party entertainment
had been one of tho cxpenecs.
The following were chosen director
of the Association for the ensuing year:
ilobert Cation, A. Hartley, E. H. I'arls,
Qeo, W Smith. W F. Dillingham, W,
W. Harris. W. T. Lucas. W. It. Smith,
O. J. Waller.
Tho Chair called a meeting of ths
directors for 10:30 tqmorrow mornlnu
to elect olllccrs. It is expected thai
Smith will again bo president.
The directors' report, signed by
Messrs, 0. W. Smith, W. T. Lucas, M,
rhllllps, JamcB Wakefield, W. W. Har
rls and Robert Catton, was read, af
Your Directors, and the Association
as a whole, have had for consideration
the subjects of a more speedy handling
of the U, S. mails, recommendation uf
a slto for a Federal building, tho mat
ter of passenger traffic and steamer
rates of fare, a moro equitable system
of taxation, merchandise licenses, en
dorsement of a franchise for another
telephone company, suggestion, at the
request of the Governor, of tho needs ifl
of tho Territory at tho handa of theiA
Tj. 8. Congress, encouragement of the -X
work of tho Promotion Committee nudU
action In tho matter of the cargo ot 0
the wreck of the 8, 8. Alameda, K
Alt of these matters have rocehedlA
more or less attention, all have been ft
fully discussed, not all have becu ear-ir
rlcd to a successful issue, but a mini
her will recelte your attention during
the coming year.
Tlin rnpnuimpmlntlnn nf thn Prpil.
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J. Xott, Jr., thought It would bo too
bad to let It die. ,8Unlcy Stcphciuoii
nns for continuance, ns wns also 11. II,
Hath. J. Sharp was strongly for re
vivification. Tho city needed all tho
help It could get from such an organ
ization. A. F. Clark agreed with him,
It was the general opinion that tho Kx-1
change Bhould not bo allowed to die, '
could be arrived at. Wo respectfully but that It should be revived, If not re-j
recommend that the legnl right of thu organized. The annual meeting occurs'
Assessor to ukscss mercantile bust-' next Thursday, Then final action will'
ntsscs as "enterprises for profit bu
tested In tho courts this year, and If
possible adjust a situation that is a The 8, 8. Mongolia left Yokohama
source of irritation to the tax-pa) or' yesterday and Is duo hero January
and one of difficulty to our courteous 19th. She has 1200 tons If freight for
Tax Assessor. this port. From hero to San Francisco
' she will
rin .ion mniinz at m iiuiieua lions for passeniiPrs,
, be taken.
will have nearly 100 arcommoda-
i Reduction Sale!
For it is on
the top which
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their regular value, every Jacket reduced so as to make a quick,
MISSES, BLACK CHEVIOT JACKETS.
Trimmed Red and Green.
Age 6 to 10, 8peclal S2.00
Age 12 to 14, 8peclal S2.50
MISSE8, TWEED JACKET8, Color, Grey Mixed, neatly trlrnfmed.
Age 6 to 10, 8peclal 82.50
Age 12 and 14, Special S3.00
MISSES' TAN CLOTH AND DLUE SERGE JACKETS.
Age 4 to 10, Special S3.-10
Age 12 and 14, Special S3. OO
INFANTS' WHITE AND CREAM CAS3EMERE COATS.
Reduced 50 PER CENT
See our prices.
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