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Tenyo aiaru , . Dec. 17
For Ban Francisco:
America Minn Dec. 18
knows what he is doing every minute
of the time and so does every one
Moana , Dec. 12
'e&e; for. everybody who oan possibly
Every line of holiday Vade is on view irt the. Bulletin's ad' columns
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buy goods reads it.
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VOL. X. NO. 4186.
12 FADES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1908,-12 FADES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
$500,000 IN BONDS
OF K0HALA DITCH
Tlio snip nrranged fiy tho Henry WntorhoiiRP Trust Co. yesterday af
I or noon for tho dl'posul of $300,000 of Kohnln Ditch IioihIk wiped out tlio
floating Indebtedness of the Kohalu Ditch project und completed I lie flota
tion or the hond Is'Ue of $500,000.
Two hundred thousand dollars of tho Jiontl Ibkiio wna taken by Col,
Parker und $100,000 by the Hnwll Plantation mid Mill Company. The re
maining $2000,00 had been previously sold, $100,000 being taken by Mr.
Uy the Hale of the $3Cn,000 mado yesterday tho Kohnla Ditch Company
wan enabled to liquidate In full IIh Indebtedness with the Anglo California
Hank of Ban Frunclsco no that tin' company ban mi other Indebtedness than
that reptvsenteil by Ub bonds. ,
Pearl Harbor Work
To Cost $4,109,000
More thnjt four, million dollars is
the sum total of the bid of the Ha
waiian Dredging Company for tho
dredging of Pearl Harbor. The $3.
fiGO.OOO, mentioned ns tho contract
price, is for the dredging alone with
out any thought to tho conservation
of tho material takcn out. J'or all
Hie Items the contract price is $4,
109,000. Tho specifications, under which the
bids were put in, divide the esti
mates' for tho work under four sepai
nte heads Items 1, 3, 4, and Q. The
first Item is for tho dredging alone,
all of the materials taken out to be
wasted. Item 3 cnlls for a bid on
conserving 4110,000 yards of the ma
terial dredged nnd the placing of it
on tho Nnval Station site. Item 4
cnlls for bids for the placing of 1,-
900,000 cubic yards or material on
tho Queen Kmma site. Item 5 culls
for n'prlco for the placing nf 700,000
ruble .yards at the dredged material
on the Puuloa site.
Material Is Needed
Ah nearly all of tho material taken
out by tho dredger will be needed in
tho work which the Government will
Mibsequently undertake, the prices
, quoted by tho bidders under Items
.1, 4, and f were taken Into consider
ation in determining the lowest bid
der. The Hawaiian Dredging Company
made u flat bid of 1C cents a cubic
jard fox conserving the material und
placing It on the three sites named
OUR HOLIDAY STOCK is something to be proud of.
Every article expresses elegaaoe aad refinement.
There is nothing in our store that a -vfell-dressed
man would not be glad to have.
LADIES ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO INSPECT OUR STOCK.
THERE IS ROOM FOR CAREFUL SELECTION OF GIFTS FOR HUS
BAND OR BROTHER. "
Shirts, Collars, Neckwear,
Handkerchiefs, Smoking Jackets,
Pajamas, Bathrobes, Hosiery, Hats
Ready-Made Benjamin Clothes o Order
The KASH CO., Ltd.
Corner of .Fort and Hotel Sts.
In tho specifications, the next low
est bidder, It. A. Perry, was 2 cents
n cubic yard higher in the price de
manded under these three Items
The three other bidders demanded a
Hat rate of 28 cents for conserving
The local offlceB of the Hawaiian
Dredging Company this' 'morning re
ceived a letter from Dljllngharu, Jn
Washington, giving' the figures of all
five bidders, both for the simple
dredging, and the conserving and de
livering of a part of the material
dredged. They are ns rollows:
Figures of Bidders
Hawaiian Dredging Company
Item 1, $3,500,000: Item 3, 16 cents;
Item 4, 1G cents; Item 5, 1C cents.
II. A. Perry Item 1, $3,G62,848;
Items 3, 4, and 6, 18 cents In each
Coastwise Dredging Company
(Continued on Page 4)
' TREE ORNAMENTS.
All at Greatly Reduced Prices.
Wm, G. Irwin Buys Spreckels v
William 0. Irwin has purchased
from the Spreckels Interests, repre
sented by Rudolph Spreckels, the Ir
win block on Fort street In which
are located the Spreckels Hank and
theVommUslon house of W. (I. Irwin
This Is the only transaction In lo
cal real estate which Rudolph Sprock
ets has cotnpleted during his stay In
the city. Mr. Spreckels stated that ho
did not rare at tho present tlmo to
mako tho purchase price of tho. block
vAb regards tho other Spreckels
pioperty which Mr. Spreckels came,
hero to dispose of, thero are negotia
tions pending but tho parties Interest
ed have not come to an agreement.
Tho yarn published this morning to
the effect thnt C. M. Cooke Is at tho
head of a syndicate to buy all the
Spreckels property Is untrue. Mr.
Cooke has taken an Interest In tho ne
gotiations In connection with tho othpr
property not Included In tho Irwin pur
chase. " .
The property Is In tho lower part of
tho city along the lino of the extern
rlon of Bishop street, and would be of
Interest to business men or business
organizations looking for headquarters
We have two very
choice pieces of prop-
erty in Kaimuki that
are real bargains.
Good property is sell'
,.inr f-.it, in Kaimuki;)
-'and bargains like these
will not last long.
Enquire Real Estate
883 FORT ST.
Bank and Business Block
IRWIN HAS 'BOUGHT
William"!. Irwin has purchased f
tho .entlro foldings of Claim
Spreckels in tho Spreckels bank.
t-.ints acai was conBumniuteu uur-
Ing the last few days und places
Mr. trwjn lnabso:ute ownership
V of this' bent. Spri rl-d 'bank, hr -4
been conducted as i 'partnership.
f It having becrtJrlKlnallye&tab-vf
f llshed by Claus Sffeckcls. Tho
figures at which the transfer was rf
rniade nro prlvute, but It stands-to f
-reason that such an Important
finunclal Institution has com'
manded a very high price.
WORK FOR HAWAII-
SAN PEDRO LINE
Los Angeles Business
, Man Figuring On
I.oa Angples huslnoss men are mak
ing plans for working up trade be
tween this city und Hawaii, sas tho
Los Apgolcs Kxpiess, Dec. 4, and It Is
predicted that within a year a largo
tonnago will be moving bnck nud forth
letwccn San I'edro and Honolulu, llllo
(nd othor Hawaiian ports.
"A first-class steamship line is bound
to bo one of tho developments of the
near future," Bald P, P. Gregson, traf
lie manager for the Associated Job
tiers of Los Angeles. "Trade demand
(ho 'ostabllshment of such a lino, and
Frank Wiggins' 'Sunshine Route" Idea
Is certain to become, n reality,"
Hawaii Impoits, It Is said, about $18,
000,000 worth of goods a year, pruo'
tlcally all of which goes from tho
States. It Imports much of Its food
stuffs, including lemons und oranges,
(Continued o Fan )
Are Careful in Every Thing They Do,
There is no mistaken delivery
where they are concerned.
Chairs, Iookers, and Tables,
NEW I0T lUSTBECEltSD.
J. Hopp fc Go.,
(LEWERS & 000KE BLDG.) -
fdr wholesale and commission house
or warehouses. The property Is also
ery valuable and requires big money
to swing It. '
It Is thought tuat.thn Interest of C.
M. Cooke Is associated with 'a new
building for Brewer A Company, but
this Is conjecture as those, alleged to
be connected with the deal state qfcat
until negotiations. jarp brought to a
conclusion It Is useless to any any
thing. The general Impression of the
business community is that the local
people have not yet been able to figure
out their way 'to pay the price which
Mr. Spreckels places on the property.
As this' Is (he onlr' faturefliat pre
vents the Immediate closing of any
transaction, it Is probably a very good
Judge Do Bolt has authorised the
Hawaiian Trust, Company to deliver
miu execme luoanuierrarKer ne sat
isfaction 'arid release of ''the mortgage
In yhlc'h thQ.-Anglo-Calltarnlan bank
nnd "the Kohala Ditch Bonds wu.ro con
cerned. " ' " -'
-The Hawaiian .Trust Company is
also empowered 'to receive payment ot
t26.700from'8aro' Parker, and then
take over 1hoVpoto"'heldStgA(nt him
Court are Inaccordanco with the ri-
finest.' for authority (and , Instructions
ft I. lit thu'nthnr Hav ' ' "
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif.. Dee. 1R
8UGAR: 96-dejrree Centrifugals. 173
cents; or 174.60 per ton. Frevious
quotation, 3.77. cents.
WILL BE LARGE
Will Be Served With
Raw Brown Sugar
; At Seattle ..
Coffee will form one ot the principal
exhibits of .Hawaii at, the Alaska'-Yu-kon-Paclflc
Exposition In Seattle next
ear. Another of 'Hawaii's ' swiftly
growing industries will be exploited In
a novel 'manner to the people of the
world who come to see and learn at
the big fair to be, held In.tho Quoeu
City. . r
Special Agent Ljoyd Cbllds Is at
present making arrangements with
the coffee, companies of Hawaii to sel
ect a choice exhibit of tho delectable
beans, and these Will 'bo embodied In
(he excellent exhibit which 'Child Is
gathering. It -is planned , to serve
(ContJauxL Pat I)
Our next shipment of selected
fruits will be made per steaaur IUR-
T.TN1!. TVEf! IBTfT Tmlf o4
this time will reaoh Coast points in
plenty of time for Haw Years.
Island rruit Co.,
7g B. Kiag St.
FOR TAFT CABINET
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. IB. Senator P. C. Knox of Pennsylva
nia refnaes to state whether he will become Secretary of State in Presi
dent Taffs Cabinet. It is generally reported that Mr. Taft hopes to se
cure Mr. Knox's acceptance., though it involvei his resicnation as Sen
It is reliably reported that George Wickershara of Hew YorK will be
Attorney General in the Taft Cabinet.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 18. President P.oosevelt is preparing to
reply to the House of Representatives on the subject of the Secret Ser-
Eleven Men Dead
- Poisoned By Spirits
MANILA, P.' I., Dec. 18. Eleven men of the Eighteenth Regiment
of Infantry have died from drinking poisonous spirits.
PEK1N, China, Dec. 18. Half the Japanese guard in the Province of
Chih-li has been withdrawn.
TAFT TO PANAMA
AUGUSTA, Ga., Dec. 18. President-elect Wm. H, Taft arrived hexe
today on his way to Panama, where he will inspect the Canal work.
JUSTICE OF THE PHILIPPINE SUPREME COURT
WASHINGTON. D. C. Dec. 18.
be nominated as Justice of the Supreme Court in the Philippines, to suc
ceed, JusticeJIracy, whohaaresigned. I
John K. Sumner this afternoon filed
a revocation of trust deed In which all
of his property, personal and real, was
given In tho hands of Carlos A. Long,
as trustee, nnd requested that tho
property bo conveyed bnck to him.
8umner formerly owned what was
known as "Sumner Island" on tho fur
vldo of the harbor, .and lu sprung Into
SSI stb. I i'l
$3. SO, $4.00 $4.SO
Manufacturers Shoe Co., Ltd.
THE PLACE TO BUY SHOES.
1051 Fort Street Phone 282
Sherman Moreland of Elmyra will
I'lomlncneo when ho offered to sell liU
holdings theio to thu Dllliughnm Inter
ests for tho consideration nf J100,(H0.
After considerable trouble, tlm trans
:ictlon wvntthrough, nttliough tho final
prlco paid was $110,000.
Slnco (hat tlmo Sumner's pioperty
has ficen In the hands of sover.il tl un
ices, ho nlwnjH reserving tho iniwer to
revoke tho trust deed. A deed of trust
was given to Crrlcis Long In April of
this year, but today Sunnier ruvoked
Tho property concerned Is very val
uable, nnd Is bltuntod mostly in and
Written testimony In tho niatlcrlpt
tho mysterious death of Sirs. Kllsu . V.
Keumaii nhas been received hero und
was placed on lllu In thu Circuit Court
ihjs afternoon. Hhut MrB. Neumann,
contemplated Jumping overboard and
expressed this thought was the state
ment of Chlfu i:ngtneer Selbrldgo, who
took especial enro of Mrs, Neiimmii;
tn her trip to 3an Kranclsrii.
Charming Indeed are the
new I'all styles In C'olonl.ll
Shoes for Women, The
trend of fashion for the
kensun. Is nptly told In the
lilutr.itlon. One ot 20
models now ready. In alt
weights und leathers to suit
nil types of feet.
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