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2:30 EDITION Anything you need or want for Christmas may be found in the Bulletin
l'rom San Franciicoi
Kohm Dec. 2S
For San Francisco:
Alameda ...Jan, 30
Mm lau a Jan. S
Aorangl Jan. 0
In n Successful business nothinz
mis with the year but.thc year the
New year means Homing on o an uic
trade won in iuuh ana going riRiu
after new trade for luua. bulle
tin Ads. best accomplish this pur
pose. VOL. X. HO. 4193.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, DECEMBER, 28, 1908. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 28. The Secretary of War has asked
Congress for an appropriation of 8125,000. to defray the cost of filling in
lands needed for fortification purposes near Honolulu, T, H,
Tlio woik which tlio Secretary lia In m I ml Is probably the .placing
if "no, 000 cubic ytiids or earth on what la known i.h tlio I'uuloa situ at
I'oarl Harbor. The I'uulo.i slto Is part of the Aimy lcservatlon nt I'cnrl
Ilmbiir nnil, uniler Ihe present plans, will he fortified, It Is understood.
It Is largely in.iish laml unit Item 5 of the I'oarl Harbor dredging con
tract calls for the conn-rvntlon of 7(10,000 cubic ynids of earth niul tho
placing of It on the Kite. Sixteen cents per cubic yard wax the bid made
by the Hawaiian Dredging Company for lonsorvlng the material, or n
total of $1 12,000, It Is suggested Hint the recommendation of the Scoio
Inrj Is to xcciite Ihe mono) for the work.
'Quake Shakes Sicily;
T"l 13 M
ROME, Italy, Dec. 28, An earthquake centering in Sicily was ex
nciicnccd today. A number of towis were damaged, lives were lost, and
A tidal wave swept the harbor of Catania and did damage to the
shipping. The people wow panic-stricken.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., , Dec. 28. The funeral of the late Claus
Snreckels was held today. The service was simple and imDressive and
attended by a great number of people. Rev. Fuendling read the service
and the Lutheran quartet sang appropriate hymns. The body rested in a
bronze casket that was deposited in the family mausoleum. The pall
bearers were D. N. Earle, W. Hopkins, Robert Oxnard, Wm. G. Irwin, J.
S. Wilson, Capt. Meyer, Dr. Dorr, and Charles Holbrook.
m i -
Wiiich Sunk Junk
HONGKONG, China, Dec. 28. Chinese cruisers have captured the
British steamship Taion, which is said to have sunk a junk, qn which
were the members of a theatrical company who were drowned.
ONLY ONE iS SAVED
NEWCASTLE, Dec. 28, The British steamer Advance was sunk 'in
a collision with the bark Inverna. Oalv one person was saved.
ADOLPH ROOS DEAD
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 28. Adolph Roos, one of the leading
clothiers of San Francisco, died today.
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arc recognized everywhere as
the STANDARD of ELE
DANCE nnd REFINEMENT in
They are tailored in the lat
est New York fashions, but
never FLASHY or OVER
DRAWN distinctly and de
cidedly GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHES
Heavy Winds Hurl Steel
Of Feet ,
"During tho months of October md
November Just past, there, has been
less water In Ntiuanu than In any two
months since any record of rainfall
then) has been kept," stated Con
1 1 actor 1.. M. Whltehouso tills morn
ing. "In going over statistics I havo
round that tho rainfall h.fs been far
below the nvorngo of tho past twenty
years. In August wo bad one day's
Kood rain and Soptembur also one day
of It, but since that time the water
that has fallen hns amounted to prac
tically nil. Wo havo been nhiu to put
In but 17 hours of Rood sluicing work
hlncu October 8 "
"Willi conditions, nt nil normal tlio
dam would havo lieen completed eas
ily by February first. Condition.! have
I ot been normal, tho rain which has
tomu hns been blown by the benvy
winds over tho upper end of the valley
whoro It would have done some Rood.
Terrific winds havo handicapped the
woik greatly. It Is not easy to believe
but tho winds In Nuunnii valley linva
been so heavy Hint they have picked
up and burled steel Bcctlons welirlielm-'
,ilG pounds down tho gulch distances ot
troni CO to 200 feet.
"Contrary to Ilia general belief, the
delny In tho work has really been of
Krent vnluo to tho construction of the
dam. for It has allowed each layer til
dirt to settle nnd become thoroughly
bard before the next section is placed
on It. Under ordinary or normal con
ditions thero nro about 110 days oi
elulclng jet to he done nt the dam."
Murston Campbell. Superintendent ol
Public Works, stated that tho delay
was unrnrtimato Insofar usho water
supply for the city was concerned, hut
It would provo of great valno to the
eftlclent construction or the dam Itself.
Some rain foil tti Nuuniiu today but
It was In such n small quantity Hint
it was almost more or n hindrance than
Tho cases of Siigllu, charge I with
criminal libel In connection with nn
nrtlcle which appeared In tho Japanese
Chronicle, charging n Japanese with
misconduct, was nolle pressed before
Judge Hobluson this' morning.
Chief Clerk I.loytl Conkllng, who Is
rusticating In the wilds of Konu, lut
written that ho has gained eight
pounds since bo arrived there.
25c, 35c, 50c, and 75c, at
If you have not made out
your will, there, is nothing
more important than that you
should do it at once. To neg
lect it may mean the undoing
of your life's work.
Come to us with your will
we will draw it up in proper
legal form' for you without
charge, if made one of the Executors,
OPENS NEW OFFICES
Severs Connection With
William Williamson, who for tho
last two years has been connected
with the Henry Waterhouse Trust
Company as manager of Its stock nnd
bond department, has sold his hold
ings in the Trust Company and on the
first or tlio ear will reopen Inde
pendent ofllccs In the Campbell block
on Merchant street.
Mr. Williamson lias been In the
biokernge business for three years
and luiB put through many of the Im
portant deals in the local business
world. He hud Independent oillces on
Tort street picvlous to becoming us
soclated with the trust company and
at Hint time became Interested In the
I u liber plauntlons, of which ho hns
been an enthusiastic promoter and
Mm. Williamson will retain his
seat oil the Stock Exchange and in
connection with bis geneinl financial
and Btock brokerage business will
take up real estate that Is soon to
take a prominent place In the Invest
Chances Good For
Accoidlng to a letter rcelved by
Acting Governor Mott-Smlth this
morning from John D. Trenor, tlio
chances nro good for the securing of
u number of Italian Immigrants heie.
Mr. Mott-Smlth did not caro to give
out the entile letter until It had been
submitted to tho Hoard of Immigra
tion, but lo,sald that ho was Inform
ed that Dr. Cofer was present nt the
conference held In Washington some
time ago, the nows of which was le
celved'here by cable.
Mr1. Trenor states. In bis letter that
Dr. Cofer was able to satisfy Krncst
Kubhrl, president ot the Society for
Italian Immigrants, regarding hygl
enlc nnd climatic conditions in these
Islands. Dr. Cofer's national stand
Ingnnd reputation has helped Iluwut'
more than 'once, nnd this 1b not the
kiist of the boosts be ban given her.
As a mutter ot fact, both the cli
matic and hygienic conditions here
ure better, If anything, than they
are In Italy, nnd, as an additional In
ducement, tho almost perpetual sun
shine here greatly resembles tuo
weather conditions of Sunny Italy.
Emnlalmi Knluna was this mornl-ic
granted nn absolute divorce from iC.i
elm Kulimn on ground of non-suppoit
Father RodrlgucB was among tho ar
rivals from Kauai yesterday In tho
OF POLICE APPOINTMENTS
Detective Police Stays
Practically As At
Bhcriff-elect Jurrett this morning
Cuve out the list of appointments
which will constitute the police force
after he takes office on Jan. 4. On
the whole, a lurgo portion of the pres
ent force Is retained, but somo Impor
tant changes are made in the higher
cilices, some of which have been abol
ished, while In others the present In
cumbents have been slated for dis
charge, und others have been selected
to fill their places. In the latter
cases the positions have generally
been filled by promotion of mcinberB
ot the present forco.
One of the most Important changes
is the cutting out completely of, tho
office of Senior Captain, which lots
out Captain Parker.i The office ot
Lieutenant ot the Mounted Police,
which Is nt present filled by Richard
I.ane, hns also been abolished. Cap
tain Parker's two sons In the present
force, Hobert Parker Jr. and Steven
Parker, receiving stntlon clerk, have
not been given positions by Jarrctt,
und the same is the case with regard
to Fred. Iaukea, receiving station
clerk. The bicycle patrol Is a new
feature, which should prove valuable.
Assistant Chief ot Detectives Lua
blwa finds no position on the now
torce, and Mnmicl Midclros has been
piomoted to fill his place. Otherwise
the detective forco remains us nt
Humano Officer Miss nose Davison
nnd Sergeant John Aea ure umonc
those whose names are not found oa
Jarrett's list i
No. appointments havo been decid
ed on for the position of second Chi
nese officer and of stenographer, hut
otherwise Jarrett's list of appoint
ments is complete, as follows:
Jack Kuluklelu, Chief ot Detect
Julius W. Ascb, Chief Clerk.
J. K. Kanepuu, Deputy Sheriff's
Solomon Mebeula, Assistant Clerk.
We have had a most successful
year. Here's the reason: we adver
tise for the business, in the first
place; then, when we secure it, we
pav strict attention to the little de
tails of the orders entrusted to ni.
These things will win out in business
Island Fruit Co.,
THE PROMPT DELIVFRY
OF AIL MESSAGES LEFT IN OUR
CARE IS A FEATURE WITH US.
YOUR CHRISTMAS AFFAIRS WILL
HAVE OUR ATTENTION.' :: :: ::
I W. Weed, Police Court Officer.
Hurry K. Clark, Circuit Court Offi
cer. Receiving Station Clerks A. K.
Nawahi, Daniel Kuniulni, Jas. K. Olds
(Turnkeys Jno. L. Pern, Albert
Kniiwe, S.im Kaloa.
M, J. Scully, Hack Inspector nnd
Ceo. II. Holt, Assistant Hark In
spector nnd llumnuc Officer.
N. It. Kniorson, Police Surgeon.
J. K. Piendergaat, Truant Officer.
C. II. Yong, Korean Officer.
A. B. Mlenvlelle, Porto Ulcan Of
M. Sucnugn, Japanese Officer.
C. W. II. Ahl, Chinese Otrtcer.
Fred. Turrlll, Storekeeper.
S. Compter, Harbor Police
M. It. Madelros, Assistant Chief ot
Special Officers Jns. It, Pearcc. U
K. Sheldon, David Manuel, (leorge
MILK DRIVER HELD
UP BY MASKED MEN
A hold-up of n milk wngon dilvor
by masked men In tho outskirts of tho
city Is the latent sensation which has
been brought to tho attention of tho
detective department. Tills affair took
place at 2:45 o'clock this morning on
Knlakaua avenue, a short distance be
ond tho place whero tho Rapid Tran
sit cars cross tho swamps.
An nccotiut of tho hold-up Is given
in tho leport ot Receiving Stntlon
Clerk linker, ns follows:
"Manuel Amerlnns, n milk wngon
driver for 'Pond's Dalrj was held up
by two masked men, dressed In dark
t lilts. (Couldn't very well distinguish
tho color of tho suits ns It was too
MORE MONEY NttDtll OK
f With tho acceptance ot tho
f harbor dredging work, tho last or
tho $800,000 appropriated by
Congress ior tho Improvement of -f
Honolulu harbor was expended.
f Four hundred thousand dollars
of the money was paid out under
f n prior contract, the contract
price of the last work having
f There yet remains ono half of
tho oilglnnl project to bo com-
menccd. Ilhorough as tho work
mi far dono hns been, the harbor
Is as ct Incomplete, and cannot
bo completed until another up-
proprlntlon Is forthcoming fioni
As tho Improvement of tho bar-
A New Lot of
U r w
. Patrol Wagon Drivers Wm. J.
.Stowaid, J. IC. Mokiilnnla.
Captains Win. Putiohu. I). U. ICa
hnlcaahu, Chns, II llakcr.
Seigeants P K Oiiuienul, .', T.
,'leleii, II. N Kabatepunn.
Illcjclu OIllierH l.eouaid Parish,
Aitluir Knnbnawintil, Alex. II. Auld,
Abr. Knwnlboa, Sam II. Kaiiliu, I). II.
Pntrol Officers D.ll. Huumca, Hen,
Koalohupntiole, Jus. Palkul, M. 1.
Mallna, John Thomas, Jno. 8. KiuW
hnlbno, M. J. Moulz, Moses Piiahl,
Hose Peter, J. W. Htimeku. K. K.
Itnthbtnn. S. I.. I.elnlobn, Chns. A.,
Wills, Oeo. Nnmokucha, Ceo. II. K'l
lla, David Knuwe, Peter Kane, Win.
Mounted Officers 1'reil. Wright,
.laclntho Muchado. II. Meek, Alec
Special lllcyclo Patrol Ollltcrs W
I.. Howell, J S. Nobrlgu, Jesse Ulu
ihl, II. A Jueu, Mauley Anderson,
dark.) The men did not get nil)
money from tho driver, ns tho liornci
were skittish nnd stnrted off on n dean
ruii'Menvlng tho (m-A crooks behind.
"Kspluda and Olds (bicycle officers)
were sent out nfter them, but tboy
were not successful.
I "They weie evidently white- men. ni
they Bpoko English plainly when tho
demanded Manuel to hnud oer lib
I Chief of Detectives Knlnklela. wbi,
Is now handling the, case, seems rnthei
skeptical about t, Btntlng that l
would appear that ono ot tho thtigi
could easily have held tho horses iiiu
prevented their getting nwny, wlilk
tho ether attended to tho driver.
bor Is.n matter of vital Import-
unco to tho welfare of Honolulu, 4
there Is u generaf Bcntlmeiit that -t
f Governor Krenr nnd Delegate Kn-
lnnlanaolo hhould have their at-
tentlon called to the stnto or ur- 1
f ralrB. tliat they may bring tho
matter to tho utlctitlon of tho 1.
Committee on Rivers and lint-
Without additional npproprla-
(Ions, tho harbor work must Inpse, i
nnd It Is feared tlirtl no npproprl-
ntlon mny bo made unless tho nt-
-f tentlon of tho Rivers nnd llnr-
bora Commltten Is culled to tlio
liumedlnto necessity. It has been
suggested that the cllc orgaulzn-
lions or this city might profitably -
look Into tho matter nnd call It to -f
tho attention of tho Governor und
f tho Delegate. -f
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Stephen Mnbauln, who wan convict
ed or an offense In the Land Ofllco dur-
! Ing the Hnyd udmlnlstrntlon. hns petl
, Honed Actnig Governor Mott-Smlth
for restoration of his cllt light.
Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDCU
The Kasli Co., Ltd.,
Coi iicr of Fort and Hotel Sts.
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.,
1051 FORT ST.
HgP' 023 FORT ST.