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VOL. X. NO. 3921
IO PAGES-HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12. 1908-lO PAGES
PRICE 5 CENTS
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A Kff D1U1
Politicians Are Hatching
Scheme To Divorce
it From Treasury
Tlio ptilltichnn nliont town, It la
understood, nro Imtchlii-J mi u "cliemo
to divorce tlic trx o.Tice fn in tlio
Treasury nepartii'int -ind make n noi
urate dip-irlntoiit of It. Whether thuy
llguie on leaving Jlmmlo holt at tlio
bond of It In not htiitcd, lint It is nroli
itilu that be v, (inl-I bo tliu man. I
This now scheme all grows out of
the Tax Office row, which Is not jot
suited Treasurer Campbell, of
oifi,e. Is opioeed to any clnngo In
tin- way of tnklm; the tax oinco nut
liotn under the Treasury department,
nltliuiifli, If H'ihiUs aio true that be
ivlll not nrrcut nappilntment, bo will
not be In ijillce when the matter comet,
beforo tlio legislature. '
Meanwhile, tbo row In the tax olllco
BocB incirlly en and the rctutt no man
cim tell. Conftrcnoea aiu htill be'ng
belli In (ho Hohin's Kga; Utile Chain
ber. Yesler.lr.v afternoon Holt bail
bis Innings with the Governor an I
imcigcd beaming, but, ns bu stated,
us much in tbn dark as eer. This
nuimlnK Treasurer Campbell bad a
chance to elaborate on bis side of tin
Tbo ro lias now been on for sov
ejcl jriiko. mid Mtir-o enly in January
the liivistlgntlou has 1 en In progress.
The ctuilices uur that it will nil cud III
it compromise I
OUT- BULLETIN ADS. PAY -SUK
l'ditor i: v e n 1 n t; II u I I e 1 1 n :
During the last few dus the news
papers have tried to make tho people
lelIeo that the movement by the!
KtippnlFois lo fepniuto tho Oaibago
Dopaitineut from the Head Uepait-,
mint Is nothing but a "giaft," on the
Trcasur) of the County or Oahii. '
I'ennlt me to say this: During
the Special Secslou of 11)04 the ltor.d
Supervisor of Honolulu and tbo Su-I
pcrlntendeiit of Cuibago Depai tment
its allowed nn appioprlatlon of only
'1'wo Iluudied Dollnis per month, anj
lie was diinvlnii only one salary.
Why Is It then that tbo same man
who is holding tbo tamo positions is
iiiiiwlng two diffoicnt balaiies, one
as itoad Supervisor at $200 purl
JUST THE THING
F0?. HAINY WEAR
They arc light, absolutely
ram-proof, and always look
You couldn't tell one of
then from a regular evening
oveicoat, neither can any
If it rains, you are prepar
ed for it; if it doesn't, it does
n't matter. How does that
They aie rl tailoied by
Alfred Benjamin & Co.
$15 TO $22.50
The Kash Co. Ltd.
Cor. Fort & Hotel
U WERE NIKE LOOKING
High Sheriff Has Idea
Were On False
"Conslstenej, thou nro a Jewel,"
ipioted High Uhorirr lli-nrj this morn
ing Heie tli Advenlser lor several
ilnja beforo tin eteiied "mulct Hod-
ilguez was nenptttred was ulamoiing
to know why a toward for his upturn
wbb not orfered. And then, after bo
was caught It began cininoilng to
I now uli) tlio lownrd which was nov-
I I off i red Is not paid.
"That fellow Spllfuor has nbbolulo
1 no claim to anj inward He Just
hapiicned to bo en hand win u the mini
walked out of the cane and as boon
as Hodrlgtitz hiw him, the escapee
llirev up his bunds and (,ae up. It
was Splllner's duty as u opeclal ofilcer
to make the arrest He couldn't hold
lih Job unlcrs ho had a commission
from tbo Government
"And even If tbeie bud bom a re
ward offered, I would never pa It to
Splilnci, uor to nuv other police oill
cti. I would mver pa n police om
tor n reward under any clrciir.istnnces,
It Is his Out to make arrests. That's
what Ill's paid for. it looks to me as
If tho Adertlsor were nuking all this
notxu to cocr up someone clue vbo
didn't latch HodtlKUoz. And I bao
nn (lda tliej hao been louklui; for
tho wiontt nion nil the time, for when
HodrlRiiez was cnptuiod, tho Adver
(leer published a plcturo or tho wrong
man, I'edio Itodrlsuez, who Is now
lu Jail for violation of the Kdmunds
month and ono as Superintendent of
(larbugo Depai tmint at ?bl) per
Is It not u giaft' If It Is not a
Si a ft, I waul to know what it Is.
Tho Counties bao their money
f i om tho Legislature, and the policy
and Intention of tho I..v Makers nro
plain to any man of common sense
to know that tlit.lt Policy and Inten
tion nie that no ofllccr or emplo)ce
of tho (loNeriimont should bold two
positions and draw two different sal
aries at tbo u.mio time, if the salaiy
or ono or the positions which be
holds Is ono hundred dollars or more
I or month.
It looks to mo that tho Supcrln-
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n -Hi- t.n
4orm foAr tor.Vcn
MADE IN NCW YORK
W LINER SHOW
tl San Francisco, Keb 12 1!)08. it
t: 1 35 p m t:
Mnunnloi, Honolulu. !t
tt Tilal trip Mauna Kea ery St
It suecothfiil; Bleed fifteen flft-
tt Tbo Mauna Kea will be the
:t new llagnblp of the lntt r-Island tt
tt Steamship Companj's licet, and tt
l tlio will probably bo on her way tt
tt hero In a short time. Captain tt
tt Kieemau, formerly of the Klnau, tt
tt has been on tho Coast for some tt
it tlmo waiting for tho Mauna Kea tt
tt to be completed, nnd ho will bring tt
tt her (low n from San Kranclsco. tt
Act I shouldn't bo surpilsid If he
was the inuu they lme bieu looking
for alt along
Will Vote Aoalust the Fern Resolution
at Supervisors Meeting This
Supoi visor Archer this morning
ccnllrmed the report, which was pub
lished exclush oly In the II u 1 1 o 1 1 n
jestcrduy, that bo would not veto for
the gnrbago resolution wbtih Fern
sprung nt the Inst meeting of tbo
Hoard of Supenihors,
It Is quite possible that the matter
will not bo brought up, or, at least,
not piessed, as Archer's change or pe
tition has reduced tliq barkers of the
Filiemo to a minority. Haivey, who
Is one of them, said today that ho
would ote for tbo proposition which
would cost tho least money, figures
weru what would convince him. Forni
was busy this morning digging up
figures, and tt is quite likely that
eerjone will finally be convinced
that the cheapo.it way to run the gar
bago depai tment Is to mil It as Is
done at present.
A dunco will be given nt tho Sea
side Hotel Wednesday night In hon
or or the ofTIceis of the transport Mil
ford and the ofllceis of the 2 2d In
fnntiy. In caso tho transport falls
to anUo Wednesday tho danco wl'l
bo then the night ot her arrival, AH
ri lends of the Army and Navy and
or thu Seaside nro cordially ItiWtcd.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal, Feb. 11.
SUGAR: 06 degree Centrifui;nt, 3 70
cents, or $74. per ton. Previous quo
tation, 3.73 cents.
BEETS: 88 analysis, 9s. 11 l-4d.
Parity, 4,09 cents. Previous quota
tion, Gs. 10 l-2d.
If You Knew
just when Fire, Accident, or Death
will stiike you in the dark, there
would be no necessity of insurance;
certainly no chance for insurance
But you DON'T know. Eo the only
wav is to "Be prepared for the worst,
and hope for the best."
The worst won't be so bad, it you
are insured. If you are not, well,
you'll get a lot of sympathy! But
"that won't buy you anything."
We'll tell you about insuiance.
m Company, Ltd,
gj Port St. Renoir
"Man From Mexico"
Offers His, Aid On
Three benefit performances for tho
transpacific jncht Hawaii are on the
tapis at the present time. Tho first
one will bo on this Friday Dlejlit when
Manager Coolcy will present the play
"Tho Man from Moxlco," and donate
tho proceeds to tho J ncht It goes
without saying that the play Is a
bcreamlngly runny one It Is one or
thosu kind that bring the tears to your
ijoh. tears ot laughter, and there Ij
no doubt but that It will mako a gicat
hit Hut the best part or the whole
t! Ing I" that the pioceeds will go for
tbo benefit or tho yacht Hawaii, and
those v ho have tbo luteiisD of the
I laud 1'icer at heart will be on band
I at the Orpboum Friday night In full
Next comes the exhibition of itiov
lug pictures Men by Mr lloiilne at
the Hawaiian Opera House These
pictures will all bo of Hawaiian scenes
and will bo especially Interesting on
account of local color and scenes pro
tented. Mr. llonlno lias ll.e flmct set
of films over shown In this
pait or tho country ly far, and It will
bo the "best ot the best" that lie will
throw on the screen Saturday night.
Last but not least i Ihu won lerful
stunt that will bu pu.-lid on on tho
eve or Washington's Dirthday at the
Seaside hotel, So much has been said
and so much will bu said about this
that thero Isn't much use In elaborat
ing at tho present. Suffice It to say
that It promises to beat thu Comic
Baseball Carnival all hollow, which Is
saying a whole lot, ill?
PITY THE SORROWS
OF A POOR BLIND PIG
2nd Sorrowful Tale
Bitter Tears Were
Flvo hundred dollars fot running a
Thit was the bitter dose banded out
lo J. W Ilrown this morning by Judge
Lindsay. It will probably havo a
roniuwhnt discouraging effect on tho
bootleggcis whom the new liquet law
has caused to go Into business all orr
town and who hao become very boll
In their operations
And Joe Clark wept.
G reit big, salty tears chatod ono
mother down bis countenance when
ho saw his partner Hi own get tho Jolt
that sent him to the lloor.
Hut tears pay no fines. It takes
gioat blKvliou dollars or flnio must
spend his time In tho bastlllo.
It Is prnbablu that Joo Clark's old
placu In I'alauia, where tho blind pig
grunted and rooted happily will bo
clothed in darkucss for Bomo llmu to
Bulletin Business Office Phone 256.
Bulletin Editorial Room Phone 185.
CANDIES Here arc some novelties for the
14th heart-shaped candies, Cupids,
and all sorts of love(ly) Things I
and MOST COM
PLETE Line of
ever shown in
the Islands, at
185 KING ST.
J. H0PP &
185 King Street
Wo ESTATE IS
Widow Is Left Nearly
All Of Large
Tho will of the late James AUrod
Low, who died nt Vladivostok, Slbo-
rla, on January 0, 1908, and whose
luneral took plme last Sunday, was
filed for'probate this morning, with
n petition signed by Lllllo II. Matson,
asking that letters testamentary Is
fuo to herself nnd the widow, Mrs.
The estate, estimated at about
S232.1C0. Is left almost entirely to
Mrs. Low, the only exception being
the sum or $12,000 In gold, out or
which nn annuity ot 7G a month Is
to be paid to the decedent's mother,
Mrs Hmma Mejer, of Hanta Cruz,
California, and ono of $25 n month
to his aunt, Mrs. Amelia Warren. If
nt their death there shall remain any
ot the $12,000, the balance Is to go
to Low's niece, Lurllne Matson.
Tho leal estate of tho estate con
sists ot land nt Wntalua valued nt
$2000 and land in Kona worth $500.
Tho personal cstato consists ot 4000
shares ot Honolulu Plantation Co.
stoik, value. $188,000: 400 shares ot
Makaha Coffse Co, Ltd, value $40,
000; SI! shares of Kwn Ilottllng
Works, value $1GC3; total valuo
Tho will was executed at Vladl
ostok on August 28, 1907, old stjlQ,
or September 10, U)07, new Bt)le.
Alter making provision for bis moth
er and his aunt, the testator snja:
"To my flaiicco and beloved chum,
Barbara Crahb, daughter of Mrs.
Hlchard Crabb or Hdlnburgh, Scot
land, residing In Vladivostok, Sibe
ria, llUBsIa, 1 will and bequeath nil
the rest and residue or my estate,
leal, parounul, and mixed, or what
ever n t i m, i r ' 'rli 1 ahall die selz-
id and possessed , t v.ble!. I sbn.ll
be entitled nt my decease.
"And lastly I do nominate nnd
appoint my sister foresaid, Mrs.
Win. Matson, and my botrothed
above named, Miss Barbara Crabb, to
net Jointly In tho execution ot this,
my laBt will nnd testament, without
The principal devisee became the
testator's wife before his death.
L. 0. Kellogg, the pineapple mag
nnte, finrs that tho leasing of pine
apple lauds to Japanese will provo
harmful to thu industry ns they may
placu Inferior gods on the market and
thus cause a general slump In tlio
Auto at hack-fare. Tel. 405.
Say, When Are You
actually going to send that crate of
pines that you have intended to send
ISLAND FRUIT CO.,
1 72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
that have a delicate, yet last
ing fragrance. We have all
the best makes those of
Whitlatch, Houbigant, Pivers,
and Roger & Gallct.
Sec our line of Ivory Back
are going to be greatly in vogue this
year. Let us deliver yours.
T0RTLAND, Ore., Teh. 13. The Oregon Trast and Savings Bank
has merged with the German-American Bank and has rc-opencd.
The Oregon Trust & Savings Hank went to tho vvnll during the re
rent llnancbil crisis on account of bad Investments However, the depos
itors ainrmid their faith In tbo Institution nnd It soon reopened
DENVER, Col., Feb, 12. The Sttte Republican Committee has en
dorsed Taft for the Presidency.
Six Autos Start
HEW V0RK, N. Y., Feb. 12.
race for Paris via the Behring Strait.
PARIS, France, Feb. 12. The rsport that Japan is trying to place a
loan here is unconfirmed.
PITTSEJRG, Pa., Feb. 12. A dozen men were burned to death to
day by the explosion of a steel fumace.
m a i pi
USUW yulu9 OOa yvfog
RIC7T HILL, Mo, Feb. 12. Robbers blew open the safe of a bank
nnd ccaped with $23,000.
Wu Ting Fan
T0KI0, Japan, Feb. 12. Wu
CAN HE MAKE DIAMONDS? ingalnst tbo Inventor nnd I.cmolnu was
I ni rented
I'arls, January 25 This city and I Ho maintained bis Innocoiico and
all France Is divided on tho opinion e!arcil that ho can manufacture dla-
... . , , ., , , monds, Tho question hPB becomu a
of tho guilt or Innoccneo or Henri I.e-!t()I)0 of KCJraX ,llbCU8Uou , 10
nioltio, who Is In prison on a charge newspapers, scientists unit loinon all
of swindling Sir Julius Wcrnber out .taking sldis In tbo case
or more than 1,000,000 francs.
Thu prisoner claims to have dlscov-j Tbo Queen of tho Netherlands has
ere I a rapid and economic method of conrerred n medal on William M Mai
manufacturing diamonds Wornhor loy of Chicago cleik Ui tho Bonato
odvancod capital for tho Installation committee on foreign relations, in re
ef a diamond factory and embarking cognition of his unices In promoting
tho enterprise on n largo scale.
lAimolne. however, lalled to mako
good on bis expei Intents londuited in
the prchonco of Womhor'B South Af-
rlcau experts Tho latter Immediate -
ly brought a ihargo of swindling
A shoe that is unusually
well adapt:d to wet weath
er. It sheds the water, and
alwajs takes n good shine.
It is made on the Diamond
Last, with the Mat Top and
Goodyear Welt, and com
bines Looks, Wear, and
Ask to see No. 372.
P. 0. Box 4G0.
Six automobiles have started in the
Ting Fan will sail tomorrow.
tho objects or tho t-ccond peace con-
ferenco whllo assistant hocretarv til
iho Aineilcan delegation nt Thu
my BULLETIN ABS.
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