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In any competition a good start is half the battle
From San Francisco; ,
China .Inn. B i
Manchuria Jan. 13
For San Francisco:
Alameda Inn. S
, Mongolia Jan. 13 -
J! nan a Jan. 11
Mlowor.i Jan. Sh ' f
Th'e Merchants of Honolulu
who did the most business during
the holidays are the men who
took lots of Advertising Space in
So far, not one, of our patrons
hat complained of the holiday
That's A Good Sign.
3i80 O'CLOCK Begin 1908 right Advertise in the Bulletin EDITION
VOL. X. NO. 3889
HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, JANUARY 3. 1908
PRICE 5 CENTS
r Trvi . r 1
France Reports Japan's
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STARTS CASE. TO TEST FLASH TEST STATUTE
Tlii! Standard Oil Cnmp.iny lias be
gun a text emu of (no statute tchitlng
to thu title uf gntollno which is iiultu
likely to put an tilirolulo stop Id thu
Kile or g.iinllno in tlio Totrltnry. 1L
lntcmlH to cither knock out did stnt-,
tito altogether or to' cause tho author
ities to enforce II, mil In the latter
(.mo tin- sale of the' useful llulil wilt
he stopped until the next hc-sslou of
the l.cglihituio. I
The results In suih .1 t.-nu will ho'
wldespic.id AtitninohlllKlM will again
lwp lo depend upon thu ilcsjilscd
(lulnu as a means of locomotion, mo-,,
tor-ho.its will Bather hamnclcs at tho
w halves, ami the man) gasolilo on-1
pines used In the cltj ami on tho
planlntlnnH for various purposes will.
, Says Whitney,
GRANO JURY f0 PR0E JRREGULARITIES
it thu halffoimed plans of 'tho AV
toinuj General's department aro car
i led to execution,, thu piwn brokers of
Honolulu who nro ' doing buslnebs
without a ll(.eiu,e, fflid those who nio
umpuetod of transactions 4h.it nio
moi e than shady, nio going to find
themselves In hot wnlur wion after
tho now (Irani! Jury la culled together
mill gets ilmtll d) liusliie-su
Tho .pawn-broking liuslnecs Is going
lo bo (ho rubjett of ahorough luvcs
llgitlon, with if vliiw to conctllng
bonio of Iho iihiiJ lia'gularltles'whlih
nio x.ild to olst iu It, and to Tenet
lug out homo of thu aelH which tho
dcpaituieuU hctlmiiH lo ho ulniinil,
(ml puphdilng thu (iffimleih.
One (if tlos who is In come In for
Hieclal uyentlnn it, I.'. 0. KerielHi'tho
lawjer'Vho was auuicd iccontly of
dufraiifling n jnung 1-ngllsh liuilllilnl
ou of n valiita-diamond ring.
TJju ilpiuuriur filed by A 8. Hum
phrujs on livlmlf of Kerrolra wns sus
tulnuil on technical ki omuls by Judgu
"Clothes Don't Make the
No, but the man makes the clothes he wears
HAT IS, he selccto and pays fqr them. You can tell Pretty
Vcll what sort of a man he is by the clothes he chooses
You've neartl "Ho onetlmt a millionaire or a heircnr
coald afford, to dress like that manl", -The millionaire does it for
display the beggar because hs has to. Tho other fellow gets the
very best clothes (he can ailoid they are a business asset to him.
When .he sec "Alfred Benjamin & Co." on a suit, he knows
that the material and tailoring are both tho best that can be had
anywhere for tho price. ' , ,
Come and sec our select stock of men's and boys' suits and
overcoats. Latest styles, beautiful materials. "
I TliEKASH COMPANY, LTD.,
CORNER FORT AND HOTEL
-I..U1 . fc.1...i. ...-. At ,.. .
rd Oil Co. May
Of Gasoline In Hawaii
havou long, cnforeeil rest.
Tho matter was hrougnt up In tho
Dlsttld Court this morning In tho
case of Sing Yum, who was charged
with selling goMillito hclow tho 100
ileKien llasli lest prescribed by stat
ute. Nothing about tho pioccodlugs,
however, Indicated that tho case was
one of any Importance, and no mon
tlon was made of tho Important iucs
tloiri InvoUpd Attorney Krnnk
Thompson, who appeared for tho de
fendant, nalil thntJio wished to cuter
ii.rtcimirirr, hut Hint ho wished that
,Mt bo ovcriulcil, lift It was tho pur
pose of both the defenso and tho
i'iosceution to bring tho matter bc
foro tho SuprMun Court immediately.
Tho Couit granted the request ami
Lindsay and tho euro wns dismissed,
hut Deputy Attonoj General Whitney
li. nut uatlsricd to let the nutter drop
hero. Hu bellows, ho sajs, thut Kor
rcirn is guilty and should bo puulshei',
rnd It Is probable llmt.tho matter will
bo brought before tho new Grand Jury
and a ncv tpdlclmcnt returned which
will hold and will .bring Korrelra to
trial on thu merits of tho case.
This may bring Humphreys Into thu
matter othor than as attorney for For
i Ura; for tho Attorney Guucinl's de
partment Is "Informal that' Carlo, tho
pawnbroker, semis all applicants for
loans lo both IVripira and liuuiphrcjs.
It Is stated that nobody In Honolulu
liottls a llcensu to do u pawnhroklug
luisluoFS, on account of thu llcouso fco
of tnoo wlilcli was Jmposcd by tho' last
I.pglslaturo, j el (ho pawnbrokers uiu
Jill doing huslnoss at, tho old staniL
instead of IsMiIng pawn tickets,, they
require thu applicants' or foant) -lo
hlgn bills of bale, on thu verbal prom-
(Continued on Page 4)
men tiled tho demurrer. Thompson
tinted further that tho trlnl would
consist merely of the submission of
an agreed statement of facts.
Thompson was seen later on and
was asked as to tho loutcnts of tho
"Tho statute bios," said Thompson,
" 'that it Bhall not bo lawful for any
person or persons to sell within this
Territory, benzole, petroleum, or any
oils of which tho component pnrt is
naphtha or gasoline, which gives out
an Inllanimahlu opor at a tempera
turo of less than'ono hundegrecs Fah
"Tho contention of my demurrer li
that gasoline Is nil gnsoljno and thcro
(Continued on Page 3)
"Police Judge To Pass
First On All '
Doputy Attorney Gcncrnl Whltnoy
is considering a plan for having all
criminal accusations, oxcopt thoso in
whlchfliuullclty would manifestly de
feat tho onds of Justice, passed upon
by tho District Omit beforo being
brought to tho attention of tho Grand
This is tho sjstcm In Torco In most
of tho States, In many ot which it It
compulsorj', and Kir. Whitney thinks
It would work well hero. Many mat
ters, ho s.ijs, which aro brought ho
foio tho Grand Jury provo to bo
mcroly nothing hut misunderstand
ings which could ho cleared up In tho
lowor court if opportunity wero'glv
en. At present thq .District Magistrate
has power to conimU n prlsonor to
tho actloii of tho Grand Jury, but
theie aro many inattcrB which novor
(Oino beforo tho Magistrate, bolng
first Investigated by tho Grand
Jury and then, If Indlctmonts aro
found, bolng transferred for action to
tho Circuit Court.
This courso causes much troublo
and oxpense an takes up much of
the timo.of tho Grand Jury which
riilght hotter bo dootod to moro Im
poitnnt matters, Mr. Whltnoy says
ho Is Inclined to believe that it would
ho bettor to hilng all oxcopt tho un
usual cases before tho 1'nltco Judgo
first. In such" cases a prlsonor, if ho
wishes, can nlwnjn waho cxamlnn
(Contlnued on Page 3)
YOUR CREDIT when you
sign a bond as surety for a
friend. You JEOPARDIZE
The provision that a man
has made for his family is
often wiped out after his
death by loss on a bond
signed by him.
Refer him to the
Fort , flcnolnl"
Mott-Smith s Gieetins
To Japanese of Hawaii
Acting Governor 'Mott Smith has, cm
request, Issued a letter of Now Year
greeting to tho Japancso residents or
thu Islands. It Is published In tho Ha
waii Shlnpo today as follows:
December 31st, 1907.
It gtos mo groat treasure, at thu
close of thu old iiml tho beginning of
tho new joar, t( tako pause, and to
send greetings lo jiiii, and, tluough
jour pnper, to jour countrjmen In
Not understanding the Japaneso
landmen. It is mv tnlsfortuiin Hint I
Cnuuut road your paper. Hut I am
credibly Informed that Its. Influence Is
'j'or good That it strongly nihlsos In
'uiiHtiy, stability, good order, thrift
end frugality In tho largo number of
jour countryment In Hawaii It must
In that by Rteaily work In tho chief
Industry of these fair Islands, tho
moio prosperous tho workers wilt bo.
is li siiiii if
"Tho drop it tho discount
of tho Hank of. England means
that things aro getting easier,"
said M. H. Grlnbaum this
morning. "It looks hotter ail
around, but I tell you If I had
uvallablo money for invest-
ment today I would put It In
good stocks of Hawaii. I'lnanco
- Is looking better on tho main-
lnnd and tho outlook Is csp-
-dally good hcroi Tho hank
statement that camo out tho
other .day was a flno showing.
It shows tho money Is ncro nnd
conservative banking. I think
that with tho prices of sugar
promising they way they do,
tho noxt six months should sco
a lot of money added to Ha-
wall's assets. Tho crop is good
nnd the prices will bo as good
or hotter than last year. Ha-
wall Is all right."
Mr. Grlnbaum spont tho
summer In Huropo and was a
keen observer of conditions In
tho hcot-sugar districts.
Refuses To Punish Man
Judge Andr.ido this morning ron
deied n decision which has complete
ly nonplussed tho cntlro police forco.
Under It tho I'unchbowl Portuguese
aro given carto bhincho to assault po
lice officers to their hearts' content
without suffering any consequences
for doing so. Iho poltco may bring
(Continued on Pag 4)
You cannot always Jump at couclu
Lions without taking u tumble,
regulations do not interfere with our
shippinc of selected Wahiawa Pine
apples to the. Coast. Next lot per
S. S. Hilonian, Dec. 31st. leave your
ISLAND FRUIT CO.,
72 S. King. Phone 15.
J. HdPP & CO.,
IEWERS & C00KE-BLDO,,
v-iA.i.u Ji&fifcr . Ar.t Vl- ., Sr
and tho mora prosperous they aro, thu
prcatcr will bo tho rewards to jour
merchant and professional classes.
It Is with Just prldo that tho men of
"light and leading" view tho reposo
and good order of all nationalities In
Hawaii. Wo flatter ourselves that,
though small, wo stand as nn cxamplo
to tho whole world. Thu mild, Just,
Mid beneficent laws and customs of
this Territory know not nationalities
No other country In tho . world
spends more money per capita on tiio
education of Its jouth. Tho rich nnd
thq poor nllko coutrihuto willingly to
this fund, and the)', nllko Insist that
tho legislature shall appropriate suf
ficient money that all children shall
not bo handicapped at tho threshold
of llfo for want of education. In this
beneficial schemo of education, tho
Japaneso children -all tako advantngo,
(Continued on Page 3)
Repartee Indulged In
Legal Fight For
A rather amusing bit of rcpartco
was Indulged In In tho District Court
this nftornoon during tho trial of tho
replevin suit of Mrs. Almy vs. Henry
Culman, tho Jowclor. Tho complain
ant asked f(r Judgment for tho res
titution of SIM) worth ot furnlturo
held by tho duicudant Prank
Thompson appeared for tho complain
nnt, whilo Culman appcarod as his
own counsel, with tho usual disas
Shipping Commissioner Almy, the
husband of tho complainant, tooH tho
stand and stated that tho furnlturo
hi question had been lent by him to
Culman to uso at Wahiawa. Lator
on, when ho wanted to get it back,
Culman told him that ho must fetch
l on ii certain hour on a certain day,
and, furthornioie, that ho must pay
hlni'tii for railroad fare, as ha want
ed to bo prcsont when It was remov
ed. This Almy had refused to do.
Culman took tho stand, and began
to read from a carefully prepared
"1 shall object to tho reading from
tho memorandum unless It bo offered
in ovldcnco," said Thompson.
"And If I put It In?" nskod Cul
man. !l '
"Then It will ho put put," answer
td Thompson, Bwcotly.
"I am nt n disadvantage hero, bo
lng a layman," said Culman to tho
Court. "I nm all confusod."
"You had hotter not let cnunsol
rnttlo you," advised Judge, Andrado.
is incomplete without a rub
Germs, dirt, and odor can
not stay in it.
Sizes 60 cts. to $1,00.
Paris Hears Fake
Japan Fleet Story
PARIS. France. Jan. 3. The Patrie nublishcs an alarmist story to
day based on the report that a Japanese
Tills dispatch Is obviously ono of tho Hourso rumors, manufactured
to create a lempornry depression in American securities.
Tobacco Is Burned
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky., Jan. 3. A mob raided this town today and
burned two tobacco houses. They shot several who sought to check them.
The raiders want the crop held in order to advance the price. '
Made False Entries
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.Jan. 3. K. N. Storrs, bookkeeper of the
California Safe Deposit and.'Trust 'Company, has confessed to having
made false entries in the bank's books.
Refined Goes Up
NEW YORK, N. Y., Jan. 3. Refined sugar was advanced today ten'
cents a hundred pounds.
NEW YORK. N. Y., Jan. 3.
wegian bark Germanic have been rescued by the steamer Hothan Newton.
Eight others are missing.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Jan. 2.
1 1 l-4d. Parity, 4.09 cents. Prev-ious
"I am helping Mr. Culman all I
can," said Thompson.
"Yes; to get monoy out of my
pocket," retorted Culman.
Culman ibegan Jils nrgument by
stating that ho dfd not object to giv
ing back thotfurnlture.
"In that case I can dccldo tho caso
right now," cut In tho Court. "I
glvo Judgment for tho plalntltr for
tho restitution of tho furniture, tho
defendant to pay tho costs."
KE Mul II M
Tho political mouthpiece of tho
Democratic party, tho "Ko Aloha Al
nn," has onco moro been plncod un
der tho solo management uf Mrs.
Cmma Nnwahl, who was, previous to
Its partial purchase by tho political
WE'VE KEPT QUIET
till we could have them all renp for you, that fresh shipment of
the new-style Swing Last shoe, with the new, pointed toe.
Thty arc all made of imported stock, with the Military hel,
and they are built in the very latest style. We have been waiting
to show them to you.
' Men's TAN KUSSIA, TWO-BUCKLE OXFORD, the best shoe,
anywhere, for $5.00. Ask for No. 500.
' Shoe Co., IitJ.
1051 Fort Street Phone 282
fiu ...'... ..J.Jko.JEEitVjIHjf
J-Yrim- .irfVirfriiirftWin'N -f Vu iV l"i"FT!flFr
fleet lias been seen off Hawaii. ,
Seven survivors of the wrecked Nor
SUGAR: BEETS, 88 analysis, 9s.
quotation, Os. 9 3-4d. Parity,
leaders of tho Democratic party, IU
proprietor and editor.
Ilcforo tho closo of tho year 1907
It wns generally known that tho "Ko
Aloha Ainu" would he sold to tho
Democratic party, with Mrs. Nawaht
as its editor.
John Ummcluth'and John K. l'ron
dergast wore appointed 'to mako dr
rangements for tho purchuso nt Mrs.
Nawahl's intorcst, which comprises a
majority of tho shares. Since her re
turn from Hawaii Mrs. Nnwahl has
found that tho committee had dono
nothlngy towards purchasing her
Sho Is tired of waiting and, In con
sequence, sho has decided to run tho
paper independent of tho Democratic
It was reported this afternoon that
tho Democratic lcadors will hold a
meeting tomorrow at tho office of John
rJmmoluth to discuss tho ndvlBalilljty
of purchasing tho "Ko Aloha Ainu."