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3:30 EDITION e "st nnerchant winners for holiday trade is a list of Bulletin patrons
From San Francisco:
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For San Francisco:
China Jan. 2
Al.iKui a Inn. 8
INVESTING in Real Estate is one
of the best and safest ways of making "J
money but you must buy right and
tell to the richt kind or people. The '
Bulletin Want Ads. reach only
the ripht kind in both classes Buy- '
en and Sellers.
Aornngl Inn. fi
VOL. X. NO. 4105.
10 PAGES HONOLULU, TERRITO RY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1908. 10 PAGES.
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TALES OF HORROR
EARTHQUAKES CONTINUE IN SICILY
ROME, Italy, Dec. 30. The Minister of Marine estimates the deaths
in the Sicily disaster at 115,000. Others believe that the figures will
icach 200,000 or mere.
More detailed reports ate constintly coming in from the wrecked
villages and distressed people, nnd talc3 of suffering arc heart-rending.
HALF POPULATION WIPED OUT
Half of the population of Calabria, in eastern Sicily, was cither
killed or injured, and thousands were pinioned in the ruins of the fall
KING AND QUEEN AT WORK
At Messina the people arc starving, the relief measures being too
slow to get sufficient food to the people who nrc in no condition to look
out for themselves. The King and Queen of Italy have arrived and aw
personally aiding the people.
43,000 PEOPLE SWEPT AWAY
Rcggio with a population of 43,000 was completely destroyed, having
been swept by the tidal wave.
The Aclonian Islands have been devastated.
Further shocks are occurring from time to time at Messina, Syra
cuse, and Palermo. The whole island is more or less agitated, though
the heaviest shocks nrc in the sections mentioned.
At Utica, on the coast of Africa, the people arc terrorized from the
STROMBOLI IS ACTIVE
The volcano of Stromboli. in the Panari Islands, is active.
The City .of Bagnar is in ruins nnd, many of the inhabitants are
Consul Appeals for Aid
For Sufferers in Italy
MR. F. A. SCHAEFER, Italian Consul, has opened a subscription
list at his office for the relief of the sufferers by the earth
quake in Sicily and southern Italy, and he will be pleased to
receive any donation that may be offered for that purpose. Where
immediate relief is essential and the calamity is appalling, gifts
should reach the sufferers as early as possible to do the most good.
No doubt this community will heartily respond to this appeal
in order to share in the helpful sympathy which is world-wide,
and to assist in relieving the distress consequent upon this terrible
During this forenoon subscriptions amounting to about a
hundred dollars were received, and it is hoped that the response
to the appeal will be general and generous.
"Ahulniniiii Pineapple nnil Ilntictt
Company, Mil.." wcro filed with the
Tonllnrlnl Treasurer this morning.
This Is tlio latest plnoiiii1o company
to Incorporate, nnd Its purpose Is
u a n led to Ijo to cultivate pineapples
and conduct u general ranch IiuhI-
Tlio nrtlcles of association aro
made between Kinma Mnefnrl.inc,
wife of II. It. Mncfnrlanc, and K. W
tlio sh-ircs In the now company, will turnf
oer the entire piece or property ra
Oahu known n tlio "Ahuimanu
tnnrh" to the association, tlio whom
nt which, with all Implement, otc.,,1
Ik valued lit $0,SIS.St. ,1
The company Is capitalized at?
!$", ooo with the privilege of ln-
crenslng the capital Mock to n aura
not cxci odlng S'iOO.OiM). Tito iiiricnra
of the (oitipnto nrc as follows: Pres
ident, i:. 1). Toiiney; vlco proldcnt,
.(Icorgo Uodluk; secretary, II. II. Mnc-
Mncfarlane. B. D. Tcnney, (loorgc fmlaiic; treasurer, l w. -Mntinr-Itodlek,
ami Oeorgo II. Hobortnon. lane, and auditor. (loorgo II. Itohcrt
Umma Mncfarlanc, who holds 1000 Min.
COL. PARKER SELLS UNCLE SAM NEEDS
LIEN ON HOLDINGS
Irwin Buys Deferred Wood Butchers Wanted
50,000 FromRed Cross
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec, 30. The National Red Cross Society
will send $50,000. to the relief of the people of Sicily. This sum is the
surplus of the fund created for the assistance of San Francisco.
BY PACIFIC LODGE
Installation of iilllceiH of
Lodge No. 822. A I". ami A M.. look
plaeo lit Iho Maioule Toniplo last
night. Tint following officers were In
ilen: 1 1. f Ahlci Trcasiuor; CI. V. Jon
I ln. Btwmy: .1, A. l.yle. Chaplain;
lio-.oeo W. I'l'iklim. Keillor Deacon;
lleorgo ' Poller, .liiulor I.Vaeon;
(Icnrgo II Angus. Inner (Juard; .lames
I I'. !"( .iw lek, Senior Slewaul, Alex. 3.
P.itllU'i Young, .lunlor. Steward: I). II. Macon-
ii kin. Tjl".
P.iKt Mahler Itelber acted us In-
t-t-illlilK ollleer, with .Joshua I). Tiickir
itallcil In nrto for tlio ensuing )(Jr' inn Mauler of Ceiomonles,
r.iln II. P.uK HlKlii wnit.hlpfii'
Muster; .1. .1, IIi'Imt, Imimillalo P.ihI
Mnsler; llioiiini, II. Pelrle. IVputo
Miutor. Ch-irlra I" Murra tliihitltulo
Mauler; .lolni II. liow, Hi ulor War
ilen J Gcorgo W
Klghlicll Chinese storekeepers will
appear In the Pollcir Omul tomouow
morning mi penal summonses, chaigcd
'.villi selling goods without having thu
Smith. Jti'ilor War- icqulrod licenses.
TBcnjtmin" Ctttdird Oun G-.it
nrc recognized everywhere as
the STANDARD of ELE
GANCE nnd REFINEMENT in
They are tailored in the lat
ent New York fashions, but
never FLASHY or OVER
DRAWN distinctly and de
cidedly GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHES
The Kash Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Foi't and Hotel Sts.
Want To Be
A uiiniher of ihlc-hndlcd Hawall
iiiih will wrlto to Dolcsnto Kalanl
nnaoln In WiiKhliiRtou miking him, If
piiHslhln, to hcciiro pennlsslon from
tlio Wnr Department to provide a
in Hilary company composed of I In
wallaitH to defend ono of Uncle Ham's
fortH hero in Hawaii.
This thought originated from the
fact that n largo ntinilicr of Hawaii
an Ktn'oil(iren are doing nothing,
owing to lack of luminous along tlio
XYiitorfront. Sotno of theso men have
had lullltnry experlencn ditrltig tlio
monarchy nnd the Provisional Qov
ci anient. While homo of thorn can
read nnd wrlto tlio Kngllsh language,
a largo majority of thoni do not un
derstand tlio Inugunge, whkh would
bar them from military service un
der ordinary circumstances.
All 1008 taci nmaininir unpaid
Jan. 1 ICO"1, x ill be published as de-l'nn'tcnt.
Meaning of Proposed
Kno wn to Mott-Smith
Provided, That tlio parts or said
laws that ate collected and set forth
in sections nfty-clght hundred nnd
eighteen to llty-nlni; hundred and eight.
Inclusive, of tlio final report of tlio com.
mlBslon to rexlso nnd codify the laws
of tho United States, dated December
fifteenth, nineteen hundred nnd six,
shall not apply to Hawaii."
Tho section above quoted Is tho first
nmendment which Governor Krcar lina
nrmwiunrl In.tlin Orfiinln Art Mr Mntl. ln-.i flinc, nnv llnnnliiln iwtnnln 111
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Smith will look up tho socIIoiib rr.l Houttiorn Italy at the time when tho
e.irthqiiako, which has wrought such
bnoc there, look place?
This question Is being asked on the
street, but, so far as can be ascer
talncd nt present, the possibilities that
nny local pcoplu havo been on the
rce.no of tho disaster aro retnoto.
Tho friends and grclatlvcs of Ilenja.
min I,. Marx, tho attorney, and his
wife, both of whom aro exceedingly
well known In Honolulu, woro feeling
romu anxiety about tholr safety, aa
they knew that they wcro to spend
lholr wlntor In Italy, but It 'appoars
that, while thcro Is a possibility that
thoy may havo been In tho South, bucIi
possibility is not very great. Kobhlus
Anderson, a membor of tho law firm of
which Marx Is also a member, stated
today that the last letter recoUod
from him eamn from Milan, In tho
northern part of Italy, and wns dated
November 19. It stated that Mr. and
Mrs. Marx- would spend tlm winter lit
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for your valuables, papers,
jewelry, etc., in one
50c A MONTH
55.00 A YEAR
023 FOnT ST.
(erred to In tho clause above In thu
laws of the United Statcn.
When asked for a statement of the
meaning of (ho section, Acting Attor
ney General Whitney said that he did
r.ot know. Acting Governor Mott
Smith also stated that ho did not know,
nnd would not until ho had looked up
I ho laws of tho United Stntcs, to find
out what tho sections mentioned havo
Tho heetlont. which Gowrnor Ktcar
wants not lo apply to Hawaii com
I riso sixteen and a half lsrgo-blzcd
printed pages In the report of tho
commission which revised and codified
tho Inws of tho United States, and
from tho present status of affairs, It
appears that no ono understands just
exactly what In meant. It is certain
that nothing deflnlto can ho gleaned
that effects Hawaii In her advantage
or disadvantage at first glance. United
States District Attorney llrcckons has
Iho only copy of tho report of tho com.
mission In town, so far as ran ho
learned Ho doesn't know.
: Hy a document tiled with HezUtrar
Merrlam this morning. Col. Sam Par
l'or has conveyed all his remaining
Interest In tho Parker ranch to Win.
Q. Irwin, tho consideration being J187,
C00, which Is the valuo of the remaind
er of tho lien which Parker held
cgalnst all tho proerty of tho ranch.
When tho Parker ranch was divided
sotno years ago. Col. Parker was al
lowed $000,000 n his share. Of this
sum $200,000 was lo bo applied to tho
t-cttlcmcnt of a certain mortgage on
tho property, and tho balance wail to
bo paid In Installments of ?:'.",000 on
tho first day of June and tho first day
of December of each year, at six per
cent per annum.
At this ditto thcro remains duo tho
sum of 1187,000 to Parker, and it Is
tho deferred pnyments amounting to
this sum that Parker has sold to Irwin.
In Big Hurry At
CARPENTER6 WANTEO- '
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 30.
SUGAR: 88 analysis Beets, 10s. 3d.
Parity, 4.16 cents. Previous quota
tion, 10s. 3-4d.
All 1808 taxes remaininc; unpaid
Jan. 1, 1909, will be published as delinquent
END THE YEAR AS YOU BEGAN IT
BY PATRONIZING US.
Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW I0T JDST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp fc Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDQ.)
Chlng I. a I, a Chlncxo keeping u small
htoro on Matmnkea street, was this af
ternoon nrrested on a churgo of selling
liquor without a licence. An amusing
phase of this enso Is tho fact that tho
defendant Is Bald to havo been nn ap
plicant for a position on tho detcttho
At the regular meeting of Excel
slor Lodge. No. 1. I. O. O. 1'.. held
lust evening, M. T. Slmontnu, l-oster
Petrlc, and II. F. !.eo wore elected
trustees for Hie ensuing year.
100 Carpenters, l.ellelma; must bring
tools mill bedding. Iiy3-3t
Four hundred dollars a day In addi
tional wages will lie paid nut by tlio
constructing quartermaster nt l.ello
hua from now until tho work on Iho
temporary cantonment Is completed.
Ono hundred oarpoiitorH tiro wanted
on tho Job and SI a day Is offered. In
Iho shnpu of remuneration.
Tho announcement that morn car
pcnlcrs wcro wanted for l.ollcliu.i, thin
morning, wah tho slgunl for a general
stampede In tho direction of tho (J. M.
deport. Such n wholcsalo call for
Lkllled l-ibor Is decidedly riiro nnd
every man that uvor saw ii hummer
..ml niw, nnd happened to be drawing
left (ban t per diem, hot-footed It to
lieudqu.irtcrs lo get his name down on i
tho tolls. It Is all citizen labor up to
Thcro were cook3 and waiters,
strcctswecpcrs and bookkeepers, all
anxious to nnncx a llttlo of Undo
Sam's gold In exchange for work ou
Iho cavalry cantonment.
Having no official examiner of car
penters attached to his staff, tho con-
htrnctttig quartermaster lilrdiT''c.
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Friday, from 5:30 till 8
75c AND $1.00
YOU N G CAFE
Wc have had a most successful
jear. Hero's the reason: wo advcTv
Use for the business, in the . first
place: then, when wc secure it, we
pay strict attention to Iho little de
tails of the orders entrusted to us.
These thinjrs will win out in business
Island Fruit Co.,
A New Lot of
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.,
1051 PORT ST. I '
t. ii iL-i '- atmmmtiiti