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VOL. X. NO. 4171.
HONOLULU GETS IT
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LOCAL FIRM BIDS
LOWEST on DREDGING
CABLEGRAM FROM WASHINGTON INDICATES THAT CONTRACT
FOR DIGGING BIG SHIP CHANNEL PROJECTED AT
PEARL HARBOR WILL GO TO HAWAIIAN
The above cablegram, re
ceived by the Hawaiian Dred
ging Company this morning
from George Dillingham at
Washington, indicates that the
lowest bid for the dredging of
Pearl Harbor has been made
by the company.
The dtcdKloK of Pea 1 1 llarlior Is
tho largest Individual undertaking ov
cr projected for til Ih Territory and
tho fact that a local linn has plated j
the suctcssful hid inectii with mil-
vernal satisfaction hern.
The terms of tho hid aic not known net prize, for the work in accordance,
here. Whether tho eahlo means that with the plans and specifications mili
um Hawaiian Dredging Company un- mltted with the bldduts. This ion
dertakes the until ci dredging contract sldcis only the actual dredging, It
for :t, 5(10, 000, or only agrees to do bring understood that tho hldder may
tho dredging without thought to the waste all nmtcrlnl dredged out.
lonscrvutlou of the matorlal dredged
out, ran only bo detcinilned when
mall advices concerning tho terms of
the hiil arc received at tho local of-
flrrs of tho company.
Specifications of Work
Tho apuciflcitttoi'a for' tho Pearl
HAVE nOOK OUT
SPEAKER OF HOUSE H0LSTEIN CORRECTS FISHER AND SHOWS
HOW LEGISLATURE MAY MEET MONEY TIGHTNESS
BY CUTS IN APPROPRIATIONS IN UNEX
II. I, llolstcln, tliu Speaker of tho
lloure dining tho last session, and
who Is more than likely to bo tho
Speaker In tho coming session, this
morning blow Into town In tho
Alnunn Ixia on 11 Hying visit, leaving
for his Kohnl.i home In tho Maimi
Ken this noon, llolstcln was lather
surprised at tho report of n probabln
tlnanclal stringency confronting
J.cglslatuie-, and ho expressed
opinion on tho matter with exceed
"In an edition of tho (l.inlto of
Hie until of November," b.ild Hoi-
stein, "appe.ini an editorial saying
'Tho legislature will meet an empty.
treasury,' and It winds-up by saying I
Wc jrc ready for the Holiday Rush. Wc arc stocked
up with the handsomest line of line tics and cravats ever
The wife's Christmas present of a tic to her husband is
always appreciated and wc would like to see the man who
would-not be proud to wear any one of the ties we show.
You just cannot make mistake in selecting them.
The Kash Co.,
CORNER OF FORT AND HOTEL STREETS.
.Hill bar work call for tliu dredging of
! ship flinnncl, tlilrty-llvo feet In
depth ill low-water mark and not lens
.than (llM) feet wide, from tho slto of
ttio Naval Station ami Kualiaual Isl
and down tlic channel and across tho
liar to ilccp water of tho upe'u sea.
Tho approximate quantity of tho
inatcilal to ho removed Ik 7,000,000
ruble ynrds. Tho total amount of
worl. to ho dono shall, according to
tho spei Mentions prepaid! hy tho
lliiic.m of Yards and Docl.s, depend
omcwhnt upon the price at wlilch
Iliu contrait l let.
Tho specifications aro bo worded
that lonliactors aro allowed to dlvldo
their bids Into Items. Item 1 Is tho
Item 'i provides that tho hldderJ
shall enter his hid in nc rordanco with
the spirit of tho specifications hut
ahull mnko ouch changes as ho may
I desire, providing that nil of tho varl-
Intlons from tho wording ofthe Bpect-
(Continued on Peg t)
that 'tho last l.cglslaluio npproprl
ntcd $l!,fino for tho expenses of tho
Seif.ito and spent less than $900(1 of
It; and $.10,00(1 for tho expenses of
tho House), and spent most of It. This
was In iiildlilou to tho $.10,000 ap
propriated by Congress.' Then It
went on to quote whut Auditor Fish
er had to say on tho subject of mak-
Ing appropriations. Whether tho
111 tide was Inspired by Auditor Kl sli
er Is not for mo to verify. It ap'
pcared In tho Advertiser and flazctto
mid I want to say that whatever
blatherskite wrote tho article did not
knovv what ho was talking about.
Tho samo may bo claimed of Auditor
(Continued on Page 5)
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1008. 10 PAGES.
Still Chance That Lane
May Be Mayor Of
Honolulu - J
Definite confirmation of tho fact
thnt,n recount of tho oto cast for
Mayor of Honolulu Is still quite pos
sible wus hud this morning, when
Chairman Atkinson of tho Hepubll
can Central Committee, In answer to
a question about tho matter, stated
that tho committee was Investigating
certain reports which had been
brought to Its attention, and that, In
ciiHo It should bo found that theso
reports wcro creditable, a recount
would bo asked fur,
"Vou know what our attitude
was," s.ild Atkinson. "I was satis
fied, and I.ano was satisfied, and wo
wcro willing to abide with the result.
However, since tho election n num
ber of reports have romo to us about
alleged irregularities, and wo aro
now having these. Investigated.
"Wo have employed a man to mnko
u thoioiigh Investigation jf nil the
cases reported. Ho has been In
structed to niako an absolutely Im
partial Investigation, and to loport
tho result to us as ho actually finds
It. Ho will bo paid tho same vvliuthcr
tho result Is In our favor or not.
"So far wo have Investigated soma
rases, and have found that stato
ments and atndavltu have ben llkn
cluiiT before tho wind. Wo will
howiivcr, linvo everything Investigat
ed thoroughly, and then, when wo
have Mulshed, If wo II nd Hint wo
Uinvo fr'cally something on which wo
can with perfect good faith baso n
petition for a recount, then wo will
ask for It. On the other hand, wo
will not ask for a recount unless wo
have good grounds on which to baso
DOCTOR'S BOAT DEAD
Tho Marlm Ilonpltal Service launch,
which Is Hied to placo tho quarantine
physician on board Incoming vessels,
Is temporarily out of commission. Tho
engine has been acting budly for some
time mid this morning It went out of
business entirely. In consequence, tho
Mai Inn Hospital Service had to call
upon tho Customs oftlcluls for assist
ance and tho doctor was placed on
board the Asia from tho Watorwltch.
Tho quarantine officials say that their
launch Is an antiquated nffalr and
should bo replaced by something moro
A Dulck automobile belonging to
.lark llelser met with a sad end to its
career last evening by beiiig burned
on tho Wnlklkl road. Tho nmchlno had
boon laid up for repairs In tho Young
Earugu for sumo time past, and last
night soma of tho employes took It nut
lor u trial spin. On tho Walkikl road
tho niachlnn becanio balky, and tho
men got out nnd begun cranking It.
While they wcro tinkering with tho
auto something went wrong. An ex
plosion followed and In a twinkling
(ho auto was enveloped In flames
which rulnod It.
mm"'For Sale" cards at Bulletin.
If You Are
a HOUSEHOLDER, you may
awake some morning to find a
handsome door or window
Return from an evening
out to find money and jewels
A policy in the PACIFIC
COAST CASUALTY COM
PANY will protect you. The
cost is nominal.
023 FORT ST.
Castle & Wlthlnglon liavo re-
(eivrd the following cablegram
in regard to the site matter
from llrltton & (Iray, a proml-
ncnt law linn nt Washington:
Cannot 4 exchange without
consent Congress. Should be
protested against. Comiiiuul-
fr ty generally supporting Chnm-
tier of Commerce and Mcr-
chants' AsMielntlon. Cable 111I-
vices. Department will reeoni-
mend excliango to Congress un-
au inimiiunltj's dissatisfaction
NEW CUSTOMS BADGES
Tho new badges, prescribed for cus
toms Inspectors, have been Issued In
local officials. The badge Is very
handsome and looks particularly neat
on thti blue coats of the Inspectors. It
Is gold plated and round In shape, be
ing nrnainen.cd with a shield sur
mounted by Mn,eaKibaucl thowords
MI fir Cut,nis,JlJefiiltyr ColU-ctbr."
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M THE COURTS
Castle & Wlthlngton cabled
to "Washington yestorday aft-
cinixm. to learn tho details of
the decision of tho Supremo
Court In tho I.lllha street case.
A reply was received, tho gist
of which was that tho Kxecutlvo
had authority In cases such ns
tho 0110 In question. Tho courts
have no control.
Members of the Hawaiian llnglneer
Ing Association cn pay their dues to
the financial secretary at Hvenlng
Bulletin any day between 12 and 1.
Get your name on the list for an
automatic telephone. All subscribers
will be taken care of. First on the
list will tret the first phones. Call at
office at Waterhouse Trust Co,
Tho will or tho lato Prlnco David
Kawunanakoa was admitted to pro
bate this afternoon by Juclgo Do Holt.
This came us a natural sequence of
(he filing of tint compromise papers.
Get Rick Quick
by having soraeone,elie do the drud
gery. No use going yourself when
one of our boys will go quicker and
give you time to make money.
Chairs, Rookers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp te Co.,
' , (LEWERS & COOKE BLDG.)
. NOT SATISFIED
Object To Manner In
The IJIIhn street people who lost
by tho recent decision of tho Supreme
Court of tho United States are. to a
certain extent, up In arms, feeling that
they have not been given nn altogether
square deal In their representation
Tho trouble appears to be that they
object to tho way Attorney (Icnornt
Hemenway took hold of the case,
which had been fought out in the local
courts by former Attorney (Jcncral K.
When Peters loft the Attorney (len
c'ral's department, tint I.lllha casn was
just begun, and, by permission, accord
ing lo Peters, he represented tint l.lll
tin oople in tho fight heroic the local
Circuit and Supremo Courts. Peters
states that tho first Intimation that
ho hyl that Hemenway Intended to
take tho matter Into Ills hn'nds was
when he heard Hint tho present Attor
ney General was lnisy,,on a brief on the
matter in Washington.
Wlthlngton, It nppours, asked that
tho case bo advanced on tho Supremo
Court culendnr, and to this Ucmunwny
agreed, providing ho was given time
to prnpare his brief. Then when tho
decision of tho Supremo Court wan
learned, It was discovered that tho
case had been decided on n minor
question, ono that had been given but
llttlo attention In tho local courts.
It uppears to bo tho general senti
ment that llenienwy-mnttc.,n mistake
when no took hold or the caso In
Washington without giving Peters an
npiiortiiulty to collaborate with him
or make him acquainted with a num
ber of ImiKirtant details.
POLICE ASKED TO
.Sheriff laukea has received from tho
Chief of Police of Sacramento a des
cription of a Jin:iw who Is wanted
for murder, who Is expected to bo
coming this wayv Accompunjlng It Is
the following letter:
"Inclored find n description of Akl-(-111
Murakami, whom wo want on a
murder charge, and t think that ho
may gi to your Islands. This man
ihot and killed Yosu Itow nnd serious
ly wounded Mrs. Tama How at Wal
nut drove In our county on tho morn
ing of November 11th, 1908. Tho .Jap
anese of Walnut (Irovo gavo this man
Murakami a farewell banquet three
nights before ho committed this mur
der, as ho told them that he was going
Hack to Japan. Ho Is Just as liable to
stop In our section of tho country us
anywnero else, so I cncloso you a
photograph and his description."
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Entered for Record Nov, 30, 1908,
Ktikuna lonn (w) to Mrs. Alice V
K Matsumoto to I-ewers & Cooko
ChcoTong Yow to (In Kin 1)3
Est of tl I Illshop by Trs to Joseph
V Mendonca) D
.1 I' Mcndoucn and wf to C flolto ...I)
John K Hunker and wf to W T Hob-
I n son )
Alolau and wf lo 7. S Hpaldlng I)
Island Fruits as
Why not? Can you conceive of
anything nioer to send your relatives
or friends for the holidays! Leave
your order with us and it will have
prompt and careful attention.
Island Fruit Co.,
S. KING. PHONE 15.
Pearl Harbor Dredging
Bids Opened And
Hawaii Dredge Lowest
WASHINOT0N, D. C, Dec. 1.- Bids for the dredging of the Pearl
Harbor channel were opened today at the Navy Department, nnd the Ha
waiian Dredging Company of Honolulu was found to have made, the
lowest figure of the six bidden, which included two Honolulu concerns
and four mainland companies.
The figure put in by the Hawaiian Dredging Company was $3,5G0,
000. The highest figure was $5,231,349.
The contract calls for the removal of 5,017,000 ynrds of earth from
the channel leadine to the Pearl Harbor Naval Station. This channel is
to be GOO feet wide and 32 feet deep. The contract must be completed
in three years
BIGGY WAS SUICIDE
ACCORDING TO KEIL
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 1. The body of Chief of Police Biggy,
who waa drowned last night while crossing the harbor in the police boat,
has not been recovered.
Commissioner Keil in explaining Bicgy's disappearance, sajs that
I the Chief was despondent over the investigation of his incompetency in
the Hai suicide matter. He claimed tne newspapers were nounuing
him. Commissioner Cutler has been made Chief of Police.
DAN KEEFE BECOMES
WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec. 1. Daniel Kecfe, of the Longshoreman's
Union, has been appointed Commissioner of Immigration to succeed the
late Frank P. Sargent.
Now Secretary of Navy
WASHINGTON, D. C Dec. 1. Former Assistant Secretary of the
Navy Trucman Hanry Newberry was today sworn in ns the successor to '
Secretary Metcalf, who retired from office by resignation.
NEW YORK, N. Y Dec. 1. Dorando. the Italian Marathon run
ner, has been matched to run a race with Longboat, the Indian long-distance
i mmm m
HAYTIAN REBELS ADVANCING
, PORT AU PRINCE, Hayti, Dec. 1. The rebels arc advancing on the
BRITT HAS SIGNED IIP
LONDON, England, Dec. 1. Britt and Summers signed up today to
fight Feb. 22 for a $5000. purse.
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with a feather-weight, flexi
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This gives the shoe that
comfortable feeling that wo
like so much in our old
They arc made by one of the best factories
leathers by skilled, experienced workmen.
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1051 Fort Street Phone 282
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