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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. It., WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9, 1008.
, Evetong Bulletin
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Wallace R. Parrlnijton, . - Editor
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in the Territory of Hawaii,
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Entered at trie roitoflice t Honolulu
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WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 0, 1908
Tourists are coming to town.
It seems natural to haw Clarence
Crabbe again on the list of commit
Uct In the liablt of believing Ho
nolulu will grow. The town cannot
escape the Inevitable.
Did an) one ever have it greater In
rentlve to live forty-two years than
the heirs to the Onlbralth estate?
of the laws against dishonest meth
ods." President-elect Taft.
Hawaii buslucwt men should bo
high In the favor of the Presidentelect.
Hawaii still enjoys a fall dividend
rate despite the January reductions
GOVERNOR FRBAR'S POSITION.
(lovornor Krear's ottltudJ on the
Kuderal sfto exchange matter Is not
ut this distance, a happy nuu
The public Is entitled to know whero
he stands. A proper sense of the dig
nity of his position and bis icspouslbll-
lly to tbo people would seem to lm-
appropriate to probable crop letuim. . '"'"" ' " p.imic poi
: " i Icy and Biijxrlor common hense of
I Llllint lm. tt'llll ....of..... f.nlilinniiii
nniiitih ii, jn.-t,iAi n iiiinin-BPi
Huef should be found guilty by the
Jury, but It has rested with tho high
er courts of California to allow guil
ty men to escape.
Certainly the failure to make defin
ite utterance cannot be duo to a feel
ing on his part that tho matter Is not
of sufficient moment to warrant a
statement from htm. And as long as
he remains silent he breeds an unex
pressed though definite feeling of
community distrust In his good faith.
Iluslness men have had ono exper-
Inlinn tt lmlttr Inil Ih( n l.tt...t ..1I..
l'resldent Hootevelfs avoidance of ' " nn ' I ,iT. -r ,
.,.,. , , .... . . by non-commltul remarks. They havo
tbo tariff Issue Is duo notice that ' ..,., in ti, .1..1, i. ..... ' ,.i.
..... itiv I.U..I U.I ...V OUIffUSillUII
It may come to the point of com
promising on the Philippine sugar re
duction to save the error of further
Cuban tariff reduutiou.
there Is one problem he prefers to
leave to the tender mercies of I1I-1
Roosevelt declares that Pearl Har-
. bor nnd Its defences should be no
plaything. If tbo harbor Is to ba
opened It must bo surrounded by a
mat I lie llovernors mind was not
made up, only to discover later that
during alt that period a deal was being
manipulated under cover; they were
"mado monkoyB" by attempting to
play tho gamo when tho cards wero
It seems highly Improbable that this
experience Is to bo repented. It may
bo that the Governor long ago commit-
European Immigration Is European! ted himself nnd was party to the orig-
immigration wnctner it comes uy inal proposal for nn exchange. This
way of New York or Cape Horn, so , he may havo done In tho anticipation
College Hill Lots
lluy n lot and build n
home. A fair amount
down and balance In
will make )ott nn own
cr.-Iluy now while you
can haVe a greater
choice. The number of
new homes building
attest tho popularity
of this most desirable
suburb. You nro pro
tected against tene
ments nnd unsightly
shucks. :: :: :: ::
fjjiMhk mk koftt
whom thoy should both give first con
sideration. The cablegram received by tho U 11 1
1 0 1 1 11 is non-commltal.
Tho community may view with gen
uine alarm a result which means a vio
lation of the prlnclplo of self-govern-nent
nnd Indifference to ih-i obvious
desires of tbo people In mutters that
have to do with our local affairs.
May we not m through tho exper
ience of having to fight policies that
will graft all tho evils of government
by commission onto nn alleged Terri
torial government by tho people.
ROOSEVELT'S EXAMPLE FOR
far an the lnfluenco on this Terri
tory's future is concerned.
'Andrew Carnegie declares that
Iron nnd steel have no further noeJ
for protection. Let Andrew's decla
ration prevail. Then American ships
should bo built at less expense.
; Governor Krcnr Is the man who
' can decide the slto exchange que3-
that 'the community would accept tho
cltuatlon In a more perfect spirit of
meekness than has proven to bo tho
Now that the uproar has broken
looso and Is heard even In Washing
ton. It is qulto possible that the Gov
ernor has found himself In an uncom
fortable position from which he must
extricato himself with great enro If ho
would escapo giving serious offense to
tlon. Perhaps he lias had his car, tho Executive to whom no is answer-
, near the ground In Washington uud able In Was'ilngti.ii nnd llio People
heard the rumble from far Honolulu. I ' ' "m
Why should the elected officers not
listen to the suggestions of the party '
workers who helped elect them? Co
1 operation should not come to a sud
den end with the announcement of
Some of the oracles say President
Taft is duo for n fight to defeat Cun-
non for Speaker. If this be tho case
'there Is lots of trouble ahead for the
'extra session when culled to consider
Mr. Atkins of lloston lins unlit the
Cubans and American Investors will
revolt unless the sugnr people of tho
Island are given tariff favors. It re
mains to be seen whother they can
bluff the United States of America.
IS.ecretary Straus Joins tu the plans
frTor'"Europenn Immigration nnd the
finall-subsldy law. Is anything fur
ther needed to Indicate Administra
tion approval for this plan of meet
King one of Hawaii's serious prob-
The Hon. Joel Cohen Intends to
Pwlpe out tho Incomo tnx. llelng
Nuuanu Avenue $50,00
Nuuanu Avenue $35,00
School Street $40.00
Quarry Street $22.50
Kinau Street $25.00
Lunalilo St. (furnished) ....$40.00
Alapai Street $10.00
The udvanco copies of tho Presi
dent's message Bent out weeks beforo
the document was read In Congress
and the complete reports of tho De
partment officers sent tout under tho.
samo conditions-should be a valuable
lesson for some of tho lUtlo big meu
of this Territory, it there be any
First let It bo noted that tho mes
sage was written nnd ready to go to
the printer many weeks before It was
delivered. And the President Is a
very busy man.
Tho reports of heads of Depart
ments were Issued on time. In the
hands of tho printers months bcfoio
they wero presented to Congress and
The U u 1 1 0 1 1 u Is entirely safe
In the nssertlon that tho history of
this Territory has been regularly
punctuated with exeftses from heads
of departments for not having their
reports out on time for presentation
to the Legislature.
And when the newspapers havo
tried to secure an udvanco copy of
the messago of our Governor to the
Territorial Legislature, that Impor
tunt state document has been guard'
ed with moro tender care than the
Message of tbo President of the Unit
Ilousevelt has considered himself
entirely safe in sending out udvanco
copies of his message to be held In
confidence till formally presented.
Koosovelt not only felt that his mes
sage was safe as a confidential mat
ter in the hands of mainland news
papers, but also allowed It to be sent
to the Associated Press papers of tho
city of Honolulu.
Strange to Territorial officers, but
Tho present Territorial Adminis
tration has not yet had the opportu
nity to show whether It Intends to
bo so narrow and pcanutty as Its
predecessors In handling "state pa
pers." We commend the example of the
Federal Administration to Frcar's
Administration, now approaching a
session of the Legislature. '
Turn linrcratna in Mnlrttrl Tli.triAf-
somewhat of a fight promoter this Is mqso and $1800
a good field for fun. A better way
flout would bo to call It n draw nnd
rralse the exemption from $1000. to
-'Furthor discussion will not harm
the coastwise shlnnlnK law nroblem.
Jt'wlll further develop tho fact that
Hawaii Is first, last, and always for
Protection and more American
steamers. Tho National elections
proved that wo aro with the main
land on Protection. Let us hope
Congress will full Into lino with tho
movemont for moro American steom-
h'Every business man who Is obey
ling the law may go ahead with all
the energy in his possession; every;
tenterprlse' which Is within the slat-
?ute?,may"proceed without fear of In-1
terferenco from the Administration
vhen acting legally, but all Interests.
within reach. of the Federal Govern-
iment mny expect a rigid enforcement
COR. FORT AND MERCHANT STS.
TT7E alvays give satisfaction and the worth of
your; money. At our Annex there is
being held a Special Sale of Winter Hats, ranging
in price from $2.50 to -$50, and every hat is
Guaranteed Full Value. Roses and Trimmings in
endless variety from 25c to $5, from which we can
make up specially-designed Plats to suit everyone!
Dunn's Hat Shop Annex
Cqrncr Fort and Uerctania Streets
E - assail
IN SALVATION ARMY
Troubles Of lJI-Used Wife
Aired In Divorce
MaivJcdrjlA' iVkflfyiatlJi1' Army
Homo nnd by nn officer of the Army,
Fanny,, Akajif.jiater fRklng)her hus
band back, to her at, tho. solicitation
oflfio members of the" Army, this
morning, was granted a divorce from
sTim Akam on the grounds of ex
,trcme cruelty, Sho states in her li
bel that she was marrled-.at tho
Home by Officer J. II. I)umbury,iif tho
Salvation Army In l'JOO, and sho
lived happily with her husband until
Ju.Ho of this year, when be begun a
statement extreme cruelty towards
Sho alleged that ho used vile nnd
filthy names in speaking to her, nnd
finally ordered her to leavo his homo
and nover return. She went back to
the shelter of tho Salvation Army
Home, where, after n few days, she
was picvulled upon to go back nnd
live with her husband on his prom-
e to bo betcr to her. According
to her allegations, ho resumed tho
cruel tieatment of her shortly after
she returned to him, and once struck
her on the mouth without provoca
tion, and that night and for several
nights following mndo her sleep on
tho floor alongside tho bed.
judge De Holt granted tho divorce.
Horse, buggy, nnd hni ncss. ' Apply
to George Oldlng, Kwn. 4178-lw
Low Rates; Prompt';
HAWAIIAN SOUVENIR PURSES
COMES FROM UIRLINE
Tho liaison liner Lurlino will nr
rive here curly Friday morning. A
wireless message was received this
morning by Castle & Cooke, agents
for the Matson Navigation Com
pany, from tho steamer. The Lur
llne brings 3000 tons of general mer
chandise, much of It being Christmas
stock for local merchants.
Tli Hllonlun, of tho samo line,
will sail from San Francisco on the
morning of tho 14th nn.d will nrilyo
here at da) break on the morning of
Doc. 22, Advices received hero Indi
cate, that the Hllontan will bring n
heavy cnrgo,lrom the mainland.
We bejr to call attention to
our Large New Stock of
ENGLISH and FRENCH
Cups and Saucers;
These' goods were selected '
with great care, and comprise'
tne very best in the art of
Sold singly or by the dozen.
H. F. Wichman & Co.
These and other HOLIDAY GOODS at
Thrum's Book Store
XMAS IS COMING
Come in and select SHOES for you
and your childicn. They arc satis
factory; their Prices Reasonable. An
AXMAS GIFT will accompany each
L AYAU SHOE CO.,
1005 NUUANU ST. near KING St.
3-"For Rent" cards on sale at
a ' " 'l I
PAINT, ENAMEL, "INK.
Our JAPANESE GOLD
PAINT is unsurpassed for all
kinds of artistic and decora
tive gilding of any article.
Practical substitute for Gold
Leaf. In gold, silver, and
bronze powder colors.
"OUR FAVORITE" GOLD
ENAMEL is a perfect wash
able gilding enamel for pic
ture frames, baskets, plaster,
marble, chinaware. etc.
JAPANESE GOLD INK
writes as fluently as common
ink, and quickly dries a bril
Lewers & Coeke
177 S. King St. Phone 775.
MOTT -SMITH WANTS
"Acting Go,Mrnor Mott-Smlth his re
quested the heads of ull tho Tcnlt'ir
lal departments by lotter to furnish
him witha statement of tbo' appioxl
mato' cntlro nmount of the appropria
tions which thoy will nsk from tho
Legislature.' Tho Acting Governor
hns nlso requested them to state, to
him tho approximate amount of money
which they will need to carry tlic.ni
through tho biennial period, and lias
asked that they furnish lilm with u list
of nil unpaid bills. Uy unpaid bills'
in meant nil expenditures which huv.i
"BllLLETIN AD3 PAY -mm
Christmas Specials '
M. A. Gunst &l Oo.
FORT AND KING STREETS.
Take a run down to
and enjoy yourself
185 editorial rooms 250 oul
nest offlc,, 'These aro tho new tel
ephone numbers of the Bulletin office.
FINELY ENGRAVED JEWELRY
Makes a gift doubly acceptable. We are prepared to
engrave every article bought from us in the nicest manner
See our Christmas Stock of JEWELRY, WATCHES,
Something for everybody, including the Boss of the
Mouse, THE BABY.
M. R. COUNTER, 1142 Fort Street
BETTER THAN EVER
French" Elbow-Length Kid Gloves.
in TAN, WHITE, and BLACK ,. . . .Per Pair S3.00
Absolutely new, in Net, Silks, Mull,, and Lawn. No
question as to style and you have manypatterns to choose
Christmas Linens for the Table
Largest stock in Honolulu and great value. The pat-
icrns are exquisitely aeucnte and. artistic.
Pure wool, iji white. A special this week, $4.50, $5.50
mm ifu.uu jrttir.
OPPOSITE CATH0MC' CHURCH.
e-'U' 'isi i.. J -a-iiLij'srj:
$1 a Year
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