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EVBKINa BULLETIN, HONOLULU. T. II., FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 1008.., ,
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Our store is the Mecca for economical shoppers; there
are money-saving values in every department. Here aie
some of them. , jf
. Specials for
Thursday and Friday
VERANDA TABLE COVERS, washable, floral designs,
in bn'ght colorings, 30 inches square; regular price 40c
SPECIAL, 25 EACH. ' .
DRESS CREPE: Pink, embroidered with black fig
ures; 35c quality, () YARD.
MEN'S INITIAL LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS A brok
en lot, hut a Rood many Initials to select from; 1-2 dozen
in a box; regular price, $2.00 TO CLOSE OUT,
FANCY RIBBONS Roman Stripes and pretty plaids,
GOc and 05e quality SPECIAL, IO YARD.
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR SETS 3 pes., Night Gown,
Chemise, and Drawers, lace and ribbon trimmed: nicely nut
up in a box; regular price, $6.75 SPECIAL $-1.50 SET.
SILK EpLIENNES For handsome Costumes, in
Lavender, Champagne. Pearl Grey. Brown, and Navy; $1.25
quality SPECIAL 75 YARD.
N. S. Sachs Dry Goods Co., Ltd.
CORNER FORT A ND BERETANIA STREETS.
J Poultry for Christmas J
Place Your Orders Today
Metropolitan Meat Co., Ltd.
IN NEWS SERVICE;
; OUTSIDE CIRCULATION;
Any Advertiser can save money
By using the Bulletin exclusively.
It covers the field. The rate in
proportion to service is the lowest
Court Holds Banks
Must Pay $750 Fee
Tlio Territory npnln won nut In tlio matter of the Hcoiium ttn f(ir hank?'
In I tonoliilti In a decision handed down liy Chief Justice llartnell thin morn
ing In tlio Klrst American Haltig4 nnd. Trust Company chsij. The. decision
was on exceptions from tlio Circuit Court, nnd UiIiiiIiIh tlio decision of
.fudge Do Holt, tluit banks must pay tlielr license fee of f"Q In Honolulu.
15.' W. Sutton reprcrcnted tlio Territory nml demons tlio hanking Interests
In tlio cane.
Tlio decision In glcn In full belMv:
FIIIST A.MKUICAX SAVINGS & TRUST CO.MPAXV OK
HAWAII, LTD., r. A. .1. CA.Ml'HKI.L, TKKASUUKU
OK TIIIC TKKIMTOItV OK HAWAII.
KXf'Kl'TIOX.H l-'MQM OlIMTIX CoWKT,, FlIWT' C'lltl'lHT.
SulmiitleillW. 7, M0S. JJceilul 1): lsjdsV
Iai:tvi:m., ('..!., Wu.iir.it, .1., and Cihoimt JnMinKomxnojr
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Dailies nml banking license fee. 4 --
Act 2fi, S. L. 1007, requiring n, dlffercut fee" for n banking
license in Honolulu, Illlo nnd elsewhere In tlio Territory, Is valid.
OPINIO'X OK THIS COUIIT I1Y Wli'.DIIlt, .1, ' ' " "''
TIiih irt mi nctinfi In recover $7H.", llw.'fco with lniiiM for n
luuiking lii-ciiM) in Iloioliilu, jmid liy iiluinlilF to ilcfoiuliiiit
linilor protest iiiriumt to Act ii." of tlfti I.mvi of UK)". Tlio
ciR-iiil jihIri', jury wuived, fi'iimil for thorluriKlmit. I'lnintitT
then liron'lit ll'io enr to us court on exception.
Act LT. of I lie l.uw.s of 11107, niiii-iiding . I.. Sec. 1852, relut
ini; to fees for Jiiiiikinlicfiisex, rends tin follow:
"The minimi fee for u hanking lieeiifo for n lnisinext in Hono
lulu ftluill ho foven hundred :u iifty fnl'lnri. in llilo, jive, hun
dred dolluw, nnd in nil other plners,' two hundred and fiftv doll
hir.i." M . ,;
I'liiiirtilf clainirt that this ntnlufo is invalid heeau-e contrary to
f-illicr or lith the 5th and Nth uiiiendiiiriits of the constitution,
itH jirief eing confined lo tlu contention thai it dUcriminatcs
Tle IcgHiihim in u mutter of this kind, may clarify or i)is
iriniiiiale if lint fhisiliv:itii)ii or di-eriiuiiiation N Ikim don sonio
reafonnhlo ground, which is furnished hy iopulation in homo
caes. Territory v. J'ltttie, lit Ilnw. !)!l, "0I.-
Tim ipieMiou reinnins ty he considercil then whether tho U'is
latiiro may reipiiru liiri;ii-iil liceii-o few from hanks operating
in Honolulu, llilo ami elsewhere in tho Territory. Tho evidence
shows thul the population of Honolulu is ulimM 1(1,00(1, of Jlilo
aimosr rjw.uuu, ami ol all otlier places in tho Territory less than
(hat of llilo.
It was said in lloberUmi r. J'rall, l.'MIaw. 7,), tl()0,."Whero
natural distinctions require discrimination, not to discriuiinntu
works injustice." Tlmt proposition eann'ot, Vkj ilisjivjliij. iV)"
Jn tho eiiKj ul liac there is u natural distinction jie.twcc.ji thn
dilterent places ill this Territory where hanking may lxi'cnrried
on. T-his, of course, nllows tho legislature to reiis-onahly and
fairly classify the amount of tho'licen-e fee required for hank- .
ing. Kven if the judgiiieiil exircjscd hy the legislature in a
niatler of thin kind is in our opinion jinwiso or perhaps oppres
sive, Mill (hat is,not. of itself sulKuitint to dcclaro that u xtiitutn
passed pursuant to such judguientH-iolatcs the equal jirotection
irovisions of tho constitution. Jfcnth if- Milligan Co. r. Worst,
i!07 lr. S. ;i:i8. In order to hold.that this htatuto isViueonslitu
tiotial on the grounds clniined it must he elearly,aud actually
nrhilrary and iiireaponailo and not merely imssilly so. liachtel
v. W'ihon. i0 1 if. S. 5!(i. The statute in quest ion, however, does
not appear in any way to lo oppressive, a'rhitrary, unequal or ill
advised. Our conclusion is that tho statute is valid. Tho. fol
lowing cam's are in point: Otnn Lumber Co. c. Union Coiinti
nank. 207 V. K. 2.rl ; .1mn r. Illinois Trial if- S'iriiij Bank,
170 IT. H. 2851; Ilnycs v. Missouri, 120 V. S. (!8, and Missouri
r. Lewis, 101 IT. S. 22. t '
f,as contended hy plaintiff, (Im slututo were invalid, tho
question would remain whether plaintiff could recover in this
action, for jhe reason tiat it would have, to pay tho sump amount
of license fee under the, old jaw, which would then still bo in
force, ins it is required to do under jho new law. In view of tho
conclusion wo havo reached, however, we cxprecs no opinion on
the point. i
Thompson iC (Jhunons.Sm l'liiiutilT.
li, ',i$ullon. Deputy Attorney (jeiii-iitl, fordoumlaut.
MEH AH WOMEN
The ordinary range of sizes
The REGAL range of sizes
SPECIALS $4 AND $5.
EGA! QUARTER-SIZES mean Absolute pre
cision of At, genuine shoe-comfort and per
manent retention of the origin:! shape.
Why should you wear shoes that are a
little to) ticht or a little too loose, when you
can gt your EXACT fit in REGAL Quarter-Sizes ?
In REGALS you can get the one-quarter and
three-quarter siiei IN BETWEEN the ordinary whele
and halt-sizes. This gives you TWICE as many fitting!
as you can obtain in any other shoes made. Because,
except in REGALS, you are limited to full nnd half,
243 new REGAL models this Winter Every one
is perfectin style, with all this se.isen' fnshioa-feat-urcs
of shape, leather, and finish as found in the highest-price
Nowhere el:j in the world can you obtain equal
shoe-value at anywhere near REGAL prices.
NEW FALL AND WINTER STYLE BOOK SENT
FREE ON REQUEST;
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.
Oneoflhe new Regal Models
correct for this season.
Reals are madeinall leathers
REGAL SHOE STORE
McCandless Building : : : Corner of King aud Bethel Streets
TENYO MARU STIRS
UP PLENTY OF MUD
Tho waters of tlio Imrlior won
cliiirncil Into u miidily roil xoun tills
nitirnhiB when tlio .lniin3c llimr Ten
vii Mnrn Klipiioil out nf linr Oock unit
iiriiml nrnuntli preparatory to picking
her way out throiwh the channel. Kv
ry revolution of tho Brent propclleri,
"ent up fresh Hiippllei of mini, until
i hero was not a particle of clear wat
"r to be seen.
At one or two places tho Tonvn '.
lenity hit (i mud hank tlioui'li dim-h
nf tho illKtiirhuuco was probably cmi 1
by tho suction fiom licr powerful ro
oellers, ncconlliiK to tho oM tlincn
who know every Inch of bottotn In tho
harbor. Tho Tcnyo ilraws a lot of
vntcr, however, and at low tide re
liilies nlmoxt ns much water as tho
NAVAL SLIPS ARE i.
FILLING. WITH MUD
Within a ,yory uliort llmo tho.N.i
nl authorities hero wllMmvo to un
dortnku homu diedRliiR oporatlonH
theiusclveH, Thn slips at tho Naval
wlturvea.are llllliiB up very rapidly
with mini, and It Is realized that, un
less something Is diino koon, thoy-wlll
bo In such condition that nhlps of
any draught will nut he able to cu
ter. Wlion tho Pacific Fleet was horo
last, some trouble was experienced.
Whenever n ship was moved, mud
was chin nnd up lit chunks ami tho
Keels of several of tlio wnrshlpa
scraped arnuud on tho bottom or tho
Hllna Rlnen thn (imi.'irtin a .f l.n
inen-o'-wur, inoio mud has been waslN
td In, and tho slips nro dally growlni;
Tho matter Is now hclnu consider
ed at tho Naval Station, and It Is not
unlikely that within u few weeks n
dredgo will be put to work, cleaning
out thn Blips and making- them ready
to receive ships of deep draught,
should bucli arrlvo In tho near future.
Hiiro I.lllenthal creates o whlto
strawberry that bears, throughout
the j ear and uxeells the red berry.
tllrls of llontlesta Club of Stan
ford form now chapter of Trl Delta
LINER Um At SEA
, Tho Kahukii wireless station last
nlghl heard the Matson llnor llllou
Ian talking with the nil steamer Ito
bccrans. The llllonlan gavo- licr lo
cation us Kilo miles out from San
I'Viinclstn. An effort was matlo to
got Into coiuiiiuuleatlon with her, but
her musts carrying the norlals nro
short, and she evidently could not
hear the signals sent out from Ka
huku though hor own messages were
heard plainly by the-operator at tho
It Is believed that by, tonight the
llllonlan will 'havo arrived near
onoiigh to catch messages from Kur
huku. At any rate, tho operator will
limko an endeavor to get Into commu
nication with the ship. From the
message Intercepted It is evident
that all Is well on board tho Matson
liner, and thut-sho Is making good
FIND the pat
tern you like
in a Cluett Shirt i
and you have
found the shirt-1
you will like.
1.50 and more.
CLLT.TT. rKAnODY fc CO , Tror. K. T. j
tUkirs of Arruw Cuuut ' -C
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Student at llerkeloy uses electric
light bulb us foot-warmer and sots
Stockton's Bchemo for doep clian
nol to sea Rots rap fromColonel llld
tilo.ot War Department, whorccom
imtnilli widening of stream.
Iluslness depression falls to hurt
Ilarrliimii's Union l'aclllc piollts for
Deputy High Sheriff (leorgo Sen has
lecelvod a vory friendly loiter from
Chief of I'olleo V. W, Hoofer of Ap
pletnn, Wis., giving tho details of tho
death nf William Kal, who was
(leorgo Sea's brother. The letter
htates that Kal 'wits Injured by having
his foot crushed between couplings on
a ttaln. Ho was taken to the hospital
nhuru every attention and cato win
given, but, after It was thought that
ho would lei-mer, hemorrhages set In
ami ho died. Mr, lloercr goes Into de
tail nml tells how uvery euro and at
tention posslhlu was glou Kal. Ho
was given an oxeellcnt funeral, and be
fore his death many pi opln called to
feu Mm and left flowers III tho room
Oeorgu Sea feels much iclloicd at the
Inexpensive ftid therefore proper ns rifts to ladv
TOILET WATERS, FINE SOAPS,
" HANDKERCHIEF EXTRACTS,
FRENCH, ENQLISH, AMERICAN,
Product of the Best Factories.
Benson, Smith & Co.,
HOTEL AND FORT STREETS.
Tho Inter-Island steamer l.lltellko
arrived before daybreak this morning
and was at her dock at an early hour,
alio wis dxpeclcd In 'yesterday 'mont
lug, but' 'delay In loading made It Im
fohslblo for her to run on scjindulu
Jlmo.. Tho l.lkollku liiought'flQOO bags
tho Island.iif Hawaii.
r$vf o;ps Salep
Euuiiui,1 near Coun
fry Glul. 2rAcres
foT $750. Scenery
P. E. R. Strauch
r. IWAITY BLDQ. 74 8. KTNQ BT,
This sale applies only to the main store at Eleele.
A Great Reduction in all Lines of
These will be soil at LESS THAN COST: ENQLISH
TAILOR Q00DS, BOOTS and SHOES, HATS and CAPS,
MEN'S SOCKS, At Sacrifice Prices. All These Prices
A fine line of Fancy Wines and Liquor for the Christ
mas trade in our Liquor Department.
J. 1. Silva's Store, Eleele, Kauai
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