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EVEN WO HirMJETlN. HONOLULU
TUKSDAY, MAIL 17, 1908.
DAILY and WEEKLY Published by BULLETIN PUBLISHING CO., LTD.,
At 120 King Street, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
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Wallnc R. Frrlnjjton, - - Editor
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CIRCULATION LARGEST OF ANY NEWPAPEB PUBLISHED -in
the Territory of Hawaii.
rp 1 I Editorial Rooms,
1 jBusiness Office,
To the form nntl daughters of Ire
land' If Hawaii Is to Ret fortifications
vnd Pearl Harbor Improvements, It
nuist tlo It now.
i j. .j
Cut out the pay-day felrture when
discussing the Fleet. If Honolulu
can't entertain Just because It Is Our
I'leet, then It might us well Klve up
all claim to Ideal hospitality.
"This Is one of the most restful
places on earth," Is the phrase with
which one Honolulu visitor starts
his letter to his home paper. He Rot
what he was looking for and others
will follow ou his recommendation
There Is no better time than the
present to make nRgresslve plans frr
European Immigration. A good &u-
gar-year should furnish tho sinews'
for promoting the cause of honvM
makers of nil nationalities on all
The Americanism of local option
carried to Its logical American coni
elusion must include the 'election of
the Hoard of l.lquor Commissioners.
Since the temperance people are
unanimous In branding the present
liquor law a good one, they should
have a cate how they tamper with
the present works. It would seem n
proper time to amend a law "when Its
cperatlon arouses adverse criticism.
NOW, THE TIME TO PREPARE.
Kllmlnatlon of Pearl Harbor forti
fication Item from the regular fortifi
cation appropriations now before
Congress may not be, such a gre.it
misfortune for Hawaii ns might ittH
The members of Congress may hold
thnt the Pearl Harbor appropriations
will be taken care of In the special
Pear Harbor bill that was ropdrtod
favorably from tho Naval Committee.
And there seems not a llttlo good
tense In the Idea that mondy need
not be spent for fortifications until
there is an open hnrbor to protect.
What Hawaii has to fear Is the
danger of falling between tho two
Tcarl Harbor propositions and get
ting nothing from this session of
To be out of the Fortification lilll
and then fall to get tho Pearl Har
lor navy jard bill through would
leac the Island and tho Nation'' In
a very unpleasant plight.
What this Territory and this city
and every citizen should tlo at tho
present time Is to use ovory ouuco
of energy and every possible Influ
ence to obtain the passage of the
Pearl Harbor bill, nnd the Insertion
of Ittims In tho regular army appro'
jirlatlon bills that will enahlo tho
-sonstructlon of regimental posts at
(ahaulkl and on the plains at Lei
iniawall cannot get these appro
prlg.tlons while the people of tho
mainland nro In their present htato
ot mind, they can never bo obtained.
Tho "preparation" work will wait
till homo flno day In the distant fu
ture whon It will be too lato to pro-
pare tho fight will be on.
JOHNSON NO MAN FOR HAWAII.
Governor Johnson of Minnesota
has been Interviewed with an Idea of
gaining his opinions on the topics of
Johnson Is tho man with whom u
few of the Westerners and sonio of
the Easterner-! hopo to dofcat other
Democrats who want to nominate
Uryan for Piesldcnt. Consequently
Johnson's views nro of Importance to
Hawaii since tho Democrats of this
Territory will sond a delegation to
tho nominating convention.
This Is whnt Johnson stands for
according to published reports that
he has not denied:
Ho deems tho revision of tho
tariff the most Important work
for tho correction of abuses that
are plaguelng tho country,
' Jffcxt lie places thos preserva
tion of tho,'Hate's rights against
tho Incursions"" of tho Federal
Entered at llic PrntolTice at Honolulu
as xtruiiri rlin milter
MARCH 17, 1908
lie Is distinctly an untl-lmpo-rlnllst
and looks toldly on tho
plans for a great navy.
He Is against the Trusts whon
they reach a point where they an
nihilate the business of Individ
uals, but believes In corporations
whoso combinations nro simply
for the purpose of reducing thn
tost of production.
He strongly reprobates the Idea
of ship subsidy.
He approves the control of rail
roads nnd paints to his slgnnture
of a two-ccnt-farc bill as Illustra
tive of his views In that direc
tion He has no definite views on the
national currency question bc
ond tho feeling that bankers
must bo taught to bo "absolutely
honest and not to subordinate tho
IntorrMs of depositors to those of
: stockholders. -
Ther are two planks In Governor
Johnson's platform that make him
impossible for any American who be
lievet In tho' tlcvclopment 'of Amer-
lcnnlsivt In thn Pacific. -' "
Ho Is not In favor of n great navy
end he has no use for tho ship sub
tidy. Any man or any party that goes
Into national authority to carry out
r. policy based on such negative Ideas
can only promote disaster for Amer
Excursino To The
One Day in Hilo, '
Three Days at the Volcano!
A Trin to the 'Pienr Pit I
and a Circuit of the Island of Hawaii
AH for $51.00
Tho excursion will leave Honolulu
by 8. S. KINAU on Tuesday, March
J7tn, at noon, nnd return by S. S.
MAUN A I.OA Tuesday. March 24 th.
Don't miss this rare opportunity
to see the Volcano in eruption.
For tickets and Information con
cerning tho trip, Inquire ot
WATERH0USE TRUST COMPANY,
Cor. Fort and Merchant Streets.
PUNAH0U DISTRICT; Verv d
sirable home, consisting of lot 75x95
v. en pianiea in iruu trees, ana house
01 mree oearooms, parlor, dining
room, kitchen, bath, etc.
FOR P.ENT UNFURNISHED
Hotel Street . . . .
Beitrtania Street .
Victoria Street . .
Matlock Avenue , ,
Kinau Street ....
Emma Street , . ,
Kewalo Street . . .
Kinau Street . . .
Aloha Lane ....
Nuuanu Avenue . ,
FOR RENT FURNISHED
Kalihi Road $30.00
Hotel Street $50.00
Corner Fort and Merchant Sti,
Sjwik- mk LoM
Have )ou Insured your house
hold effects against loss by flro?
' To Let
Morris Lane, 2 bedrooms s 0.00
PunbhboWl, -2 bedrooms 8,00
Llllha Street, 2 bedrooms ... 15.00
I.unnltlo Street, 2 bedrooms .. 1G.O0
Punchbowl Street, 2 bedrooms 18.00
Wilder Avenue, 2 bedrooms.. 18,00
Pensacola Street, 2 bedrqoms 20,00
Wilder Avenue, 3 bedrooms. 'iO.OO
Walklkl, 4 bedrooms 20.00
Clandall Lane, .1 bedrooms ... 22.00
Kinau Street, 3 bedrooms. .. .' 2C. 00
School Street, 3 bedrooms... 30.00
I.unalllo Street, 3 bedrooms. . 35.00
Hates Street, 2 bedrooms.... 40.00
lleretanla Ave., 4 bedrooms . . 50.00
Mntlock Ave., 2 bedrooms. . .J30. 00
Young Street, 2 bedrooms. . . . .10.00
1'iinahou, 3 bedrooms 35,00
Young Street, 4 bedrooms . . . 35.00
Pacific Horghts, 4 bed looms.. 50.00
Nuuanu Ave., 3 bedrooms,... CO. 00
Mnnoa, 3 bedrooms 75.00
lea in this part of tho world.
To commnnd authority In tho' Pa
cific, our country must havo n great
nnvy. To support a navy, our coun
try must have a national merchant
marine. And ship subsidy Is the
only support that will enable our
rhlps to compete with foreign nu-
Johnson Is no caudldato for Ha
waii. Tho delegates from this Territory
to each of tho great party conven
tions should support men who be
llevo In the country and hao some
appreciation of the national needs In
MOVING PICrM W
MUST PAV $5 LICENSE
The Supreme Court,, by an opinion
handed down today In tho case of
Stuart Talt versus A. J. Campbell,
Treasurer of tho Territory, holds
that the license fco of $5 n day Im
posed for the exhibition of moving
pictures Is legal. Tho syllabus of the
rplnlon says: "A fee of J 5 n per
formance Is charccahlo tinder Sera.
1402, 1103, 1405, It. I,., for making
mi exhibition of pictures moved by
The opinion of tho court Is bv
Hnrtwcll, C. J., who says In nart:
Tho plaintiff brought this action
under tho provisions of Act 45 S. I
1307 to recover tho sum of $5 paid
to the defendant under protest In
order to obtain a license to exhibit
for one day cortaln nlcttires helnir n.
scries of photographs projected by
mechanical methods in rapid succes
rion upon a screen.
Tho defendant appealed from thu
Judgment against him rondcrcd by
tho district court, claiming (1) that
making a public exhibition of thceo
pictures Is n performance within
tec. 1403 K..L.; (2) that a perform
ahco does not mean one completed
exhibition of tho pictures but In
cludes any number of exhibitions
which n ptrson is entitled to view
for one admission fee. it belntr m-rneii
that tho ndmtolon fee entitles ono
to witness no photographs from 1
to 12 p, m. and that tho time con
sumed In duiilnvlnc thorn 1r nniv
about 45 minutes, tho same scried
being continually repeated with 10
mlnute ntf-tuWons between tho
hours of 2hui' 12 p. m.j (3) that
tho troisuier has authority undor
Sees. 140J, M3, 1405,, II. I,., to do
.nand tho payment In ndmand the
payment In advance of 6 ns n li
cense fee for each performance; (4)
thnt a llcoi'CD fco pf fi for each
norformnnio e not excessive, nmit.
Ing tho statute Inoperative nnd void.
i no statute being enacted for tho
purpose of raising rcvonjio ns woll
as In tho exercise of police power (In
re Desky, 12 Hnw. 138.) tho reason
nhloness of n feo of 5 for each pop
formaneo Is Immaterial.
Appeal Biistalnci und Judgment vm
13. C. Pctora for plaintiff. B. V.
For Your Next Everting Down.
. Made of Pineapple Fibre and Silk,
in stripes only.
We have two patterns in eaoh of
the followinc colors:
WHITE WITH PINK:
WHITE WITH BLUE;
WHITE WITH LAVENDER;
WHITE WITH BLACK;
30 inches wide,
WEEKLY WEATHER BULLETIN '
r ' HONOLULU, March 16, 10D8.
The mean temperatures vere lower than those of the preceding week
1.7 and 13" In the Hamakua district of Hawaii, and 10 to 1.3''
higher In the western portion of the Kona district of Kauai, the couth
eastern portion of Molokal, the Honolulu, Ewa and Walanae districts
of Oahu, and the northern portion of the Kona district of Hawaii, and
2.4 to 4.7' higher In the Koolaupoko district of Oahu. In tho remain
ing districts the changes did not equal 1.0".
The total rainfall was below the average for the week at nil stations
In the section having a record of ten or more years, excepting at those
In the Kona districts of Hawaii and Kauai, and the Honolulu and Ewa
districts of Oahu, The deficiencies, In Inches, In the several districts
were: Hawaii Kohala 1.02 to 1.51, Hamakua .64 to .94, Hllo 2.28 to
5.00, and Kau and Puna .05 to .49; Oahu Koolauloa, Koolaupoko and
Walanae .18 to .56, and the Koolau district of Kauai .78. The excesses
were 1.09 and 1.10 In the Kona district of Kauai; .13 In the Kona dls
trlct of Hawaii, and .52 in the Honolulu and 1.30 In the Ewa districts of
In the several districts the total amounts of rainfall, In Inches, were!
Hawaii Kohala .04 to .34, Hamakua 1.48 to 1.67, Hllo .05 to 2.07, Kau
and Puna 1.19 to 2.05, and Kona .23 to 1.89; Maul, .01 to .48, excepting
no rainfall In the Walluku district; Oahu, .40 In the Koolauloa, 36 to
1.48 In the Koolaupoko, .93 to 1.09 In the Honolulu, 1.84 In the Ewa.
and .06 In the Walanae; Kauai, 1.37 In the Koolau, 3.59 In the Puna,
and 2.07 to 2.67 In the Kona, and Molokal ,34 on the southeast coast
and .00 In the Interior.
An earthquake shock was felt at 11.14 a. ni. of the 5th at Naalehu,
The following table shows the weekly averages of temperature and
rainfall. for the principal Islands and for the Group:
,, Hawaii 68.8" 0.93 Inch.
Maul..., 71.2" 0.10 Inch.
Oahu 72.7 0.95 Inch.
Kauai 70.4 2.41 Inches.
Molokal 71.6" 0.17 inch.
Entire Group 70.4 0.90 Inch.
Atxho local office of the'U. 8. Weather Bureau in Honolulu cloudy
weather obtained, with measurable rainfall on three dates, and an
unusually high percentage of relative humidity. The maximum tem
perature was 78 , minimum 64", and mean 72.0', 1,5 higher than the
normal, and 1.1" higher than that of the preceding week. The total
rainfall was 139 Inches, 1.01 more than last week's, and .52 inch above
the normal. The mean relative humidity was ,70.1, and the prevail
ing wind direction was S., with an average hourly velocity of 8.1
miles. The mean dally barometer ranged from .05 Inch below to .03
Inch above normal, and the weekly mean was normal.
button, Deputy Attorney (leneral,
(C. It. Hcmonwny, Attorney General,
with him on tho brief), for defend
rnt. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Entered for Record March 16, 1008,
From 10:30 a. m. to 4 p. m. I
Mary A Knloaamalkal nnd lisb to
Linda C Ucrgstrom D
Linda C Ucrgstrom anil lisb to
Mary A Knloaamalkal M
Stephen J Cnrter'Hiid wf by ntty In
Jacob M ,Lce I)
Jacob M Leo nnd wf to II Water- '
house Trust Co Ltd tr M
Mrs 13 A Nawahlict al tn 11 Hack-
fold & Co Ltd .U M
Nancy Eldretlgq'tU) W Ah Chong.,1,
i-V Alvares to Solomon Mehcula
i t. .it'. KM
Sol Mehcula npdcwf to William
Savldgo tr ..... , M
Entered for -Record March 17, 1908,
From 0 n. nVto 10:30 a. m.
I'ortugueso Mutl lion Sou of II tn
Francisco tie Farla ltd
Henry 12 Cooper rind wf to It Wa-
tcrhouso Tr Co' Ltd D
a Wassman tn Nnkamoto ICIzo ct
HONOLULU WEATHER '
? & i!
Temperatures 6 a. in., fiS; 8 a. in..
74; in a, m 71; noon, 'ii; inumliip
Daromcter, S u, m., 30.00; nbsoluto
Humidity, 8 n. m B.70!) grnlns per
cubic foot; relative hnml.lity, 8 n m ,
i'i jilt i-um; now point, 8 (t. ill., (i.i.
Wind (5 a. m., velocity 4, dlrt'Ctlnu
N. 13.; 8 n. m., velocity 3, direction N,
E.; 10 a. m., velocity 9, direction S.;
noon, velocity 9, direction SK.
Rainfall during 24 hums ended 8
a. m., .01 Inch.
Totul vtlinl mocment during 21
hours ended nt noon. 111! miles.
WM II. STOCKMAN,
Section Director, U. 8. Weather Bureau
A dispatch to tho Now York Her
ald, dated San Kranclsro, Feb. 2fl
btatcs that Minister Wu Ting Kang
Intends to bring up at Washington tho
matter ot an amendment In tho cxclu
slon laws whereby Chlneso laborers
could be admitted tn this Torrlloiy
"Minister Wu's faco glowed with
Innocent amiability," saya tho article
"Ho told with eager satisfaction how
tho whlto residents ot Honolulu hud
expressed to lilni a doslro tn lmo Ihn
exclusion hats let down Biimclcutly
to admit Chlneso laborers to tho Ha
"'Will jou lako that nnlter up with
tho State Department In Washington?'
'"Ab ciilni'Bo Minister, Mr. Wu ic
idled, 'It Is my duty to seo that my
countrymen In American territory are
Justly treated. Havo jou had lnucli
luln lately?' '
Hand satchel containing money, ail..
ilress poor and by-litWB of Hawaiian
hocieiy. uuiicr can. secure saino li
calling at this offlco and paying for
lids nil. . . 3952-tf
Pursuant to call by tho County
Committee of tho County of Oahu,
the Twelfth Precinct Koniilillenn
Club of tho Fifth Itoprcscututlvo Dis
trict will hold a meeting nt 7:30
o'clock Friday night, March 20th, at
the Kot Ful Kou Association llulld
ing on K u lull Street, inuukn of St
l.ouls Collego, for tho purpose of
nominating delegates to the Repub
lican Convention to bo hold Monday,
April 13th, 1908, at Honolulu. These
delegates to bo voted for on Satur
day, March 28thj 1908, between 3
nnd fl p, m., at the, same placo.
H. PAHIA MAIBI.UA.
SUES OF .W
Tho first .n!o of llnwalian Plnrap
plo Co. stock slnro It wiih listed a few
dags ago took placo this morning, n
block of Utty shares celling at ?2I.25,
with it demand for moro at tlu same
price. Sumo Ilrowcicy stock hold lit
22. This Is considered low for thin
stock, as It has been pnylng n montlilj
dividend of ono per cent for mjhic
)ciirs, hut It Is believed that tho local
tompcrnncn campaign Is'hatltig soinu
thing tb do with tho low price.
The trial of the $5000 damage milt
of Mehla vs. Whltehouso was begun
before u Jury In Judgo Do Dolt's court
this morning. Mchla Is u Porto me
an workman who was omployeil'lu the
construction of tho Nuuanu d.iiu. Last
July hu was Injured by u pllo of earth
falling on him, his leg being broken,
and ho wants $5000 for tho Injury. M.
T. Harrison appears for tho plalntirf
and Frank Thompson for tho defend
ant. Former Superintendent of Public
Works Holioway Is subpoenaed as a
wltnct.8 In tho case.
The Kiimehiimchn Alumni Asiocla
lion, through 11b entertainment com
mittee, will givo itn clahorato darn
ing nrfulr nt the K. of P. hall next
Saturday night, commencing nt 8
o'clock. Tho proceeds will bo spent
for fhnrltablo purposes. Tho music,
which Is always Inspiring and
catchy, will bo furnished by tho Ntt
Inoa (lice Club. Tickets nt 50 cents
each ran bo purchased nt the book
Btmes nnd from tho members ot tho
nscoclatlon. UshcrH will bo at tho
door to reecho tho guests as they
arrive and hveryono will bo given
Tho nfflrcrH of the Christian Church
will glvo a reception on Wednesday
ovonlng to Mr. rind Mm. (). A. Hu
shaw, who nro enlmlug on Mission
work In tho city. All members of tli'j
church mid friends nro Imlted to be
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er that the watchman is al
ways on duty; if he is not, IT
'REGISTERS THE FACT!
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IN in ice-bills, food-bills, time, labor, and Temper;
$ That Economy
ftj IT COSTS A UTILE MORE; i
That's the Reason S
II You can't get the best without paying more for it; Bj
rpj mg uct iciugcmior ui uu is n
It H. HACKFELD &
Tho following remarkable
performance was made this mor
ning by tho "10" Studehnkcr,
7-scutcd, which Is owned by
Gus Schumaii. Automobile Ex
pert ItiiHsel was nt tho wheel
and piloted St. Clair Uldgood
and hlu wife to this city. Tho
roads from tho Halclwa Hotel
on to Honolulu were In fright
ful condition on account of tho
recent heavy lalns, nnd predic
tions wire freely made that tho
car would not got to town. Tho
record of tho trip was kept by
St. Clair Uldgood.
Left Halclwa Hotel, 9:20 a.m.
Arrived Wahlnw.i dam, 11:50.
Hill hub-deep In many plates.
Stopped at dam to telephone
to hotel, 8 mln. This was done
becauso pcoplo at hole! said It
would he Impossible to m.tko tho
Left dam nt 9:58.
It. It. crossing, 10:10.
Third bridge, on lints, 10:11.
Fourth bridge, on Hats, 10:21
Illg flume ut Walpahu, 10:33.
Mud up to hubs.
Pearl City, 10:38.
Mtmunluit goir links, 10: IS. ,
It. It. depot, 10:55.
Total time, 9:20 a. m, to
10:55, fiom Halclwa Hotel to
It. II. depot. Mr. und Mrs. Uld
good pasbongers. l'xpeit Hus
IX It II It It R It It It U K II II it II
N UN olIEI
K. Honda, n Japnncso fiom Wnl
innnalo, who had como to town tn
ppeml a few days, was last night tho
victim ot a bold mid successful hold
up right In tho heart ot tho city.
Honda had been visiting fl lends nt
Kttkaako and was returning to tho
hotel near tho river, whero ho was
Mopping, when h6 was attacked. Ho
had reached tho cornel- ot HlchnVds
und Queen streets when a man step
ped from behind a treo and ran up
to tho Japanese, who suspected no
evil Intent on his pait. Thu man
Middonly caught hold ot Hondn's
coat from behind, pulled him nrouud
Mid caught his throat with tho other
hand, choking him to prevent nn
outcry. Another muii-bteppcd up and
tho two dragged tho unfoituunto In
to the yaid of tho old "Russian
Krnnk" pi enisles, whero they pin
ccctletl to go through his pockuts. Af
ter tlioy had secured $5,05, nil tho
money their victim had, tho men let
him gn. Ono of thorn ran away und
tho other stopped Into n houbo which
was on the premises,
Honda found OMb'cr Joso Peler
end roported tho affair to him. Po
tcr rang up tho polleo stt.ilon, whouca
Illcyclo Olllcors Mnnnso and Mnllna
were sent to tho scene. With tho
Japanese tlioy entered the hemso Into
which one of tho hlghwnymon had
beon seen to enter by Honda. Hcio
Harry Perry, who came to the Isl
ands as second mato of tho ship As
tral, was found. Ho was Identified
by tho Japanese as being ono of his
assailants' und was taken to tho po
lleo station, whero, ho Is now being
held mi a charge tit Investigation.
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THE HAWAIIAN ANNUAL as a
leference hand-book of statistical
and general information pertaining
to these Islands, price 75 cts.
BIRDS OF THE HAWAIIAN ISL.
ANDS, a complete list; price S1.00.
HAWAIIAN F0LK-TALES, an ad
mirable collection of Legendary stor
ies of "the land we live in." Third
invoice just received. Finely illus
trated, cloth, gilt top; price $1.75.
Thrum's Book Store
In household expen
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for light as well as
Cooking. It costs
L'ss than any other.
HALEIWA HOTEL is practically r
proof ngainst mosquitoes. The bed
rooms are thoroughly 'vired, and .
comfort in sleeping is guaranteed, J
St. Clair Bidgood,"
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