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W'ltllnco R. Pnrrlrnrton, - Editor
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CIRCULATION LARQEST OF ANY
in the Territory
rj-y I Editorial Rooms,
'4 I Business
Sim 1'niiiilKi'ii will lie ax kIow to
hollow Chief of I'nlleo I1Ikb- dead as
It was lo accept the Htatcment that
AstiiMjilii Hans was a ' oluiitnr
Tlie nlli'KatlciiiK leKUtdlliK tlio voto
(nil for .Mnor ot Honolulu are of n
iiiituie lliat loiiimaiid u recount mid
IIioioiirIi Investigation, let tile result
1m what It m.iy.
Utots lit AUbtilu while the Eniperot
Is cetehiatliiK tlio Blxtleth amihcr
inry of his accession to tlio tin one
lire typlial of the stormy earier of
one of the worlil's most famous lul
us. In establlshliiK u Labor nml Sta
tistical llureau the Hunters' Associa
tion Is ilolni; what should have, been
ilonu by 'the tloverntucnt jears ago.
Tlie fact that the. Planters have fctnrt
cd a bureau fur their own benefit duel
l.ot ptoient the Territory fioni fill
IoiWiik a good example especially In
the matter of statistics. .
NEW IMMIGRATION COMMISSIONER.
Daniel Keefe, Just appointed Com
missioner of ImmlRintlou, la the one
Member of the American federation
of Labor Council who refused io-eloc-t
lull tli I J year. Kecfo was entirely
out of Bjmpnthy with (tampers' par
ticipation in pnttlznu politics. As
the annual meeting he stated that ho
had otod the Itepubllcan ticket for
thlity-llve years and would continue,
to do bo till his conscience dictated
otherwise. "Tlio rclntlons between
J'icsldent Campers, the exocutho
council, and myself," lie said, "are
us iimlcabto ns ever. We ngreo on
the economic movement, and will
work together to advance the move
ment. If nt nny time I can be of ser
vice to the president or tlio executive,
council, or any organization In this
convention, my services will be forth
lomlug." He Is now In n position to do very
Important woik for Labor nnd his
country teganlless of politics.
When .Delegate Kuhlo wrote to the
Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, be
fore his departure for Wushlugton,
he hiild thut the minor agrlcultuinl
luilustilc.4 needed even n harder tariff
fight than ,tho sugar Industry. Tho
J)elpgnto, nfter his six yearn' oxpeil
rnto nt tho Nntlonnl Capital, know
wheieof be spoke. Yet what do we
At n later meeting of the Chamber
it Commerce It was stated that thd i
j rodmcrs of rubber, coffeo, sisal, hou-
i-y, tobacco, and bniianns had submit
ted no data for tho tariff committee
to work upon. Representatives ofi
Die sugar nnd plneapplo Industries
ind alone been, Mr, A, Loulsson,
Jmwavor, Is personally watching tho
J'eri itory'H coffeo Interests,
This becrns unfortunate hecauso
ten years may olupso befoie thcro Is
another opportunity to secure aid for
nny of our Industries through tnrlft
changes, nud then they may bo made
liy Kieo Traders, while It novor does
:iny hiuni to havo protection assured
civen If nn Industry be only In Its ex
perimental stage. It does show, how
ever, tho utter und conipleto upathy
that oxlsts In relation to small Indus
tries In this Territory. Wo know
that ceitaln products can be grown
hpio. Expei Iments have proved It.
Some of them need capital with
which In push them along on n com
moiclal stale. Hut capital Is slow lo
Somo fruits need good ntcomnwda
tlon on quick fcteamors. With this,
proper shipping nud marketing, ba
nanas, bhoiild bo In greater domnnd
en tho Coast. On the Island of Ha
waii, with Us ninny varieties of cli
mate, thero should certainly bo n di
versity of nintketnble ciops, but wo
presume the business organizations
theie think otherwise, as ono of them
nt least, tho Hllo Hoard of Trade, was
usked to coopeiato und scud delegates
to tho tariff conference heie, but
failed to respond. We picsumo, how
ever, that they know their business
It Is not surprising, theiefpre, to
that.'tbe Honolulu Chamber ot
mllMlii i iiitfcti' gfrrn "rtilf irdnt
rtrSlxMomln til .n
rtr Yar, tiytolicrr til U3, .... . I.oo
Pel Year, any wlirre In Caniila .. I. no
Percat postpaid, foreign 2im
office, - a&o
tittered at tlie rrwlofTice at Honolulu
at KrctHid itasa mltter.
DECEMBER 2, 1908
Commerce has decided not to make
nny recommendations hereafter t's to
llllo'H 1'edernl ulTiilrii, but to leavo
them to lie
looked after by that
'raii.ible commercial or
OUR NAVY IS
GOOD AS BEST
Admirals Give Opinion
On Our Ships and
Chicago, Nov. 23. Critics of tho
Navy who condemn war ships because
of minor defects were publicly an
swered tonight nt n hannuct of tho
United States Naval Alumni of the
K.ist. Sl Ite.ir-Admlrnls sat at the
banquet board nt the Audltoilum Hotel
nnd letter scoring iccont critics and
praising tho Navy woie rend hum Ad
mil at Dewey. Hear Admiral Schley nn-l
KeaiVXdmlrnl Evans, Thu Henr Admir
als piescnt were; Washington 1
Cnpps, Chief of Constitution III tho
Navy: Albert Iloss, Wllllard II. lJion
sou, Francis J. lllgglnson, French K.
Cliaihvlclc and .lames II. Dayton.
Itcar-Admlrnl Cnpps, after ulludlng
briefly to the development of battle
ships nud declaring that tlio vestola ot
this country were fully abreast of the
times, said: "I shall refer you to tho
cplnlons or tluee or tho most ilistin
Eulshed Admirals who have ever com
maniler Meets In our, or any. navy,
.Each of these opinions was written In
responso to a rentier t Itenr-Atlinlral
i Cnpps then lead the letters.
I Admiral Dewey's letter sulil. lit part
I "Of the hnttlp.slilpH designed tltirln,
I tlio past few ears I luivo spoken and
shall continue to speak or In the high
est terms. Tho fleet of battleships non-
going mound the world are of the old
ler type nnd somo of them havo lived
ihalf the life. .as commonly estimated, of
!a battle-ship In the first line. Itattlo-
Milp building Is one of the most pro
gressive of modern arts, and old thlps
Eight Lots at Kaimuki, cleared and
fenced. Suitable for truck farm
Two fine building lots in Manoa
$1600 and $1000.
Nuuanu Avenue $35,00
Nuuanu Avenue $50.00
School Street $40,00
Quarry Street $22.50
Kinau Street $25.00
Thurston Avenue $75.00
Lunalilo St. (Furnished) . . . ,$40;00
Waikiki (Furnished) . ."....$40.00
COR. FORT AND MERCHANT STS.
Low Rates; Prompt;
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Take a Walk
on your next leisure afternoon
ro up to College Hills and tee
how many new Tiomcs are be
ing built. It would be easy
for you to get a, lot and have
a home in this suburb of the
Let us take you out and show
you some of our choicest lots
in this Tract. You will be
surprised when you learn how
' easy it is to become the own
tr of one. When you have
become the owner of a lot wc
will assist you in building a
nro not enual to new: but tho vessels
which havo recently boon received with
such marked consideration In South
America, New Zealand, Australia. .la
pan nnd China nte the equals of for
eign vessels ot their date of design
nnd completion and often their super
iors. There Is probably nowheie In
tho world today a lluet of sixteen battle-ships
of greater fighting stienglh,"
Admiral Schley's letter said, In part;,
"1 am wholly out of mpathy with
those ciltics who find nothing good In
what exists nnd whole policy nppe.irs
lo be dcstructUe rather than construc
tive, I havo watched this discussion
In the pres sand periodicals with Inter
est born of a lifetime of Ben Ice In e
cry class of shipping under the ling
und 1 inn sntlsfled that It proceeded
from u spiiit of ccnsorloiisuess that
ovet looks the fact that no such thing
ns n perfect ship floats the seas now.
nor Is It possible to create one, no more
than ft Is positlble to find n perfect
'I take exception to much of the ml-
erse criticism today because tho fact
Is withheld that many of the minor de
fects adverted to were Incident to tho
time and type when those vessels were
constructed, nnd they are common to
a large percontugo of tho war vessels
of cvuiy other lsiwor. But the Infer
ence sought to be established that our
ships are Inferior In their class to those
In foreign navies Is unfair, untrue nml
unpntrlotlcs. One has only to glanco
over Bomo of the rorclgn essels to
discover that there nro some critics
who seem to think that nil Is not well
In these matters on their side of tho
ocean. Only last summer 1 met nn
Kngllfhmnn who wanted to know all
about this 'Insurrection,' ns he called
It, going on In the periodicals over our
Navy. He volunteered tho Information
that we bad tho best ships In the
world and It 'was a pity wo did not
Admiral Kvans" letter said In part:
"After nn expciienco with our fleet
which few men have had I am con
vinced that our ships, taken as n
wliolu, aro equal to or suporlor to tho'-o
built by nny other country. Of courso,
cur 111 st ships uie not tho equal of the
last foreign ships, and no sane man
would expect them to he; but dato for
date of design they are thu equal of
cny, except in the cast of our latest
dct-lgned ships, wlieio thf great super
iority of ours Is beyond question t
(mining machines our designs ot tho
lust few years show great advantages
ocr any tiling proposed nhioad, I
invo mndo It my business to study
tlio recent criticisms of our Navy pub
lished In vnilous magazines and pa
pers, and I hao no words with which
to tell you how unjust, misleading and
silly Ihoy are. IT ever5 the tostilts jf
the NewiKirt "conference become
known 1 think you will find that a ma
Jorlty of Officers agree with me."
Everybody will have an indenend.
ent line on the automatio telephone1
service no party lines. Call at Wa
terhouse Trust Co. and get your name
on tne list lor a phone.
DEATH RATE IN
THE ARMY HIGH
.WASHINGTON, D. C Nov. 12
Tho Surgeon General of tho Aimj',
Dr. It. M. O'Reilly, In his annual re
port to tho Secretary of War, lovlew
ed tho Inqdequrito equipment of tlio
medical department of tho Army dur
ing tho Spanish war, and state's that
ninny Improvements havo been made
til tho service Jn order to bring It up
lo the lilghest"posslblo efficiency,
Itevlewlng tho health of tho Army,
ho says tho death rate l.ibt jenr was
twice as high for colored ns for whlto
troops. Speaking of tho ontlio ser
vice, ho declares that tho death and
non-cffectlvo rates In the Unltod
States Army mo higher than In nny
other army. He tefeis to a slight In
crease of Insanity among tho sol
diers. In tho Philippines the health
of the troops was better than In tlio
The Surgeon Ooncrnl reviews tho
effoits lo increase sanltaiy condi
tions in the Aimy and refers to many
plans thnt havo been put in opein-
Hon for this purpose He Insists that
tho great need of tho medical depart
ment In the future Is n larger force
of commissioned medical officers.
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Acting Governor Mott;Smlth Is lit
ptesent working on u speedy settle
ment of the Knpnn town-lot question,
A map has been prepare giving tho
definite outlines of tho land ns It Is
cut up for sale, and this has been
posted In Knpna. Nearly all ot the
lots are at present occupied, and It Is
for tho purpose of allowing tho old
residents to secure title to tho prop
erty on which they have lived for so
long that the divisions tire now being
Superintendent of Public Works
Mnraton Campbell and Land Commis
sioner Pratt will leavo for Kauai on
December 10, nnd they will take up
and cumploto the wholo mutter.
Campbell has his eye on a water sys
tem for. that part of the country, and
he will take this matter up when he
The land Is nt present cut up Into
lots which average u little under an
WiASHINOTON, I). C, Nov. 15.
Senator Stephen II, IClMns tonight
made the emphatic announcement
that no engagement exists between
his daughter. Miss Kntherlne Klklns,
and the Dul.o of Abruzzl, The state
ment was made with the knowledge
nnd consent of Miss Elklns, who de
sires that It should be given to the
public, which has manifested ro
gieat au Interest In the matter.
Senator Klklns nrilved In Wash
ington from his West Vlrglnln homo
today. Ho was asked It he cared to
make nny announcement concerning
the repotted engagement of his
daughter. In response ho dictated
the following stntement:
"I do not enre to sny anything
further than that my daughter and
tho Duke of Abruzzl are not engaged
to bo married nnd thnt I regret IX
ccedlngly the annoyance that must
have comn to the Duke and his fam
ily by reason of tho almost daily dis
cussion of the matter In the presa
and tho constant publication of ru
mors for so long a time, rumors
which I venture to hope will now
While tho Senator mado It clear
that Miss Klklns nnd tho Duke me
not engaged, lie entertained tor tho
Duke the highest rcgnrd. Whether
or not there Is nny understanding
which might not bo termed n formal
engagement the Senntor did not say.
(Continued from Pace 1)
tho voters or 'the Third nnd l-'ourtli
Precincts' of- tho First Hcpiesentatlvo
districts weru compelled to register
by signing tjiolr names us the) came
in the otlng booths to enst their bal
lots. Mr. Hyan claims that this Is a
direct violation of the law.
Hyan says that he refused to ilgn
his nnnio to tho registry books, when
he voted at, Olaa, and believes that
thu matter hi onu that should he looked
Into, He quotes. In Ills letter to Sec
rotary Mott-Smlth, u section from u
letter bo received on tho same qttes
tlou from former Secretin) of tho Ter
rltoiy A. I.. C, Atkinson, who stated
that there Is no law to compel the Mit
er to sign his name before Mitlng.
As u matter of fact, Iiowcmm' Iheio
Is no law which saya that the Inspect
ors of Klectlon shall not ask tho Mitels
to sign their names boforo voting, even
ns thero Is no law to compel them to
sign. Tho Inspectors of Klectlon nro
required by law to keep lab on nil
voters, nud tho fact that they request
ed tho voters to sign their names to n'
registry book can hardly ho construct',
ns a violation of tho law, as It In no
wny, so far na can be seen fioni here,
oHect a man's voto. Secretury Mott
Smlth has wiltlcn, explaining this to
Mr, Hyan, and bus also slated that If
ho still feeis that there was n violation
of tho lnw ho should reisirt (he facts
In the enso to the pioper uuthoiltles
In order thnt they may bo looked Into
us Boon as possible.
The Sandy Hook lightship, In ser
vice more than fifty years, will ho
abandoned Doc. 1, Tho oponlng of
the Ambrose chnnncl makes the mark
lng of Sandy Hook unnecessary.
Examiner Is score 1 by the merch
ants' exchange of Oakland for mlsrop
Improved' financial conditions gjvo
reuowed Impetus to building boom, In
Oakland nud aid the realty maikot
In Alameda. county.
Skirts and Suits
Tuesday, Dec. 31st,
AT 8 O'CLOCK.
SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAYS.
Mrs. William Henderson.
A SERIOUS ILLNESS
RELIEVED BY PERUNA.
tips, w!i,mam hi:nI)i:uson,
1VJL Oralis, N. W. 'J'., Can., writes!
"I wa troubled with very scrlnui lit'
tcrnat weakness, which cthnuMcd mo
o thnt I feared 1 would lne my liilud.
"I suffered ngony with my back, the
pain extending down myletleg. The
pain was so severe that I would have
welcomed death ns a relief.
"I'cruna cured moot this trouble,
no wonder I recommend It so highly.
"It will soon ho two years since 1
found relief from the pain and not n
sign of It bns returned.
"I am glad that thero Is a wny In
which I can speak of thin, ns many a
sufferer nmy read my testimonial, and
not only read, but believe,"
Had Given Up All Hope.
Mile. Alblna Chauvln, No. HO Hue
Agnes. St. Henri, Montreal, Canada,
"I consider I'cruna better than sny
other remedy, as It cured mo when noth
ing else could.
"I suffered for years and years with
heart trouble, headaches nnd wcaknef s.
I never expected to find anything to
"I tried l'erunaand am entirely cured."
The following wholesale druggist
will supply tho retail tra.de:
Benson, Smith & Co., Honolulu,
These and other HOLIDAY GOODS at
Thrum's Book Store
This year we have many
New Things in Jewelry for
SCARF PINS of Exquisite1
Design. FOBS in New Pat-I
terns and Styles. CUFFJ
LINKS in all Grades and at'
all Prices. VEST BUTTONS;
and STUDS, and MANY 0TH-
Inspect our large stock of
H. F. Wichman & Co.
at the automobiles; buggies and car
riages we have recently overhauled
THEN SEE US.
W. W. Wright Co..
King Street near South
LUNCHES and DRINKS
The most popular
place in town.
The Fashion Saloon,
Hotel St. near Fort.
Jack Scully, Jack Roberts.
. . .- - ' '" i ! rmiiwiim . . xi ,.. r. n m uw iii f 'iMlfffiui jLi ji i u ii ' flujii ttttmtg Jlfllihi',
Santa Claus is here wanning up for Christmas) You
will have the best from him if you make your selection
TOYS Dolls, Postal Card Albums, Sewing Boxes, Pic
ture Frames, Comb and Brush Sets, Shaving Sets, Sets for
Smokers, Manicuring Sets, Collar and Cuff Boxes, Olovc
Boxes, Toy Pianos, Drums, Wagons, Dolls, Carriages, Writ
ing Paper in Boxes, Games of All Kinds.
COATS 1 TO 7 YEARS Sample Garments for Chil
dien; well made; beautifully finished. Material, Pique,
Imitation Pongee, and Linen.
UMBRELLAS F.rom $1.50 up, and a big assortment
to choose from.
RUCHIHG Six pieces in a box; 50c to 75c per box.
SHIRTWAISTS New line, from 00c to $2.00,
The choice of connoisseurs
the world over.
sold here. For a Christmas Present, give an order for a
pair of shoes, and let the recipient pick them out. In this
way, thorough satisfaction is assured.
LINDSEY COLONIAL TIES in all leathers. $3.50.
(White and Tan Suede, Patent Leather, and White Can
vas). NEW J0CELYN TIE in Tad Suede.
NURSES' OXFORDS, HOUSE SLIPPERS, OPERA
REGAL SHOE STORE,
McCANDLESS BUILDING, KING and BETHEL STS.
Everything that can b: bought in a French establishment
can be bought in our department, handling imported and
domestic cheese, anchovies,
Metropolitan Meat Co., Ltd.
We have just receiv
ed by the Hilonian ov
er 1,500 pairs of Lad
ies' Regal Shoes in all
the latest styles. Our
Quarter Sizes guaran
tee a perfect fit for any
sardines, pickles, fish, butter, S