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A HAPPY WE W YEAR
TO MIL -PROSPERITY
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VOL. X. HO. 4107
DAWN OF NEW YEAR SEES PLANS FOR
STRONGHOLD IN PROCESS OF
Millions Have Been Spent
And More Work Is
NAVAL STATION WILL
BE SECOND TO NONE
Tnft TJonvil's PoeommcndatiouS Aro
JJClli jt uiosciy x'ouuwcu win
Powerful Batteries Are
. Rein;; Installed
(Dy a Staff Writer.)
Vlicn tin- plnn-. for the fortification t
Df tlio Island nt O.ilin havo been car-i
rleil out. Houoliilii Hill present tlio un
t'Ritnl spcrtnblo of a cltldel n ne.u ly ,
impregnable ns the modern art of war I
enn mnko It, situated In the boart of I
t lieiiiillful anil fertile spot, Tho
tlawu of thu year 130!i bees tlio
f ir'iPr .ilnjui 'vo.1 il'lilor r nTl 1
fore nnollier tuihcmontli liasi .(.-iBReil.
tlili lislitnil. at tlio cniBbroatls of tio
J'aclile, ttin'lm one of tlio jnost form
Idaliif, If not actually tlio most form
lilablo nillllary xtronslmlil In tbo
Tlio plans for forllfliiK tlio Island
roiitiimiilut tlio CDlalillBliniPiit of a
naal Htiitlnu seeiind to uono In tlio qulrlns fresli supplies, nil ho In an
world, the location of a brlsado Karri-1 effective condition oil tlio other. A
ion belli, and tlio Installation of bat- ttop must bo made tioniewhoru. and
toilca euual in strciiKlh to any In the, that stop must be at a port whero
world. iBiipplles and' facilities for repairs aro
The acpibltlnn of valuable Insular available.
posKosslons In tlio Orient, the prospect At tlio outbreak of the Spanish
of 11 rapid Krowtb In Ainorlcan ship-1 Amei lean war, Ailmli ul Dewey found
;.lue. the expansion of Anieilcan trade j himself at UoiiKkoiiK, a neutral pint,
In tbo i:ast, anil tbo entry of tlio Unit-far from bin baso of rupplles and In a
il Htutes Into tlio aphero of world (..millllon which baril" eil on tlio des
powem. lias niatlo It esbentlal that Hit-1 pernio. Ills on'y sahatlon lay In sail-
wall, the most wcsteily territory or tlio;
Union, bo lit ted out as u supply baso
tor tlio Ilceto that may. In the future,
bo stationed In the 1'aclflc.
Fiom a KtrnteKle.il standpoint, tliero
Is no pleco of territory on the Klobo
i-o Important iih the Territory of Ha'
wall. Tho vast expanse of the Pacific
Ocean, and the imiKiiInceiit illBtnnco I
Ableli heparntes tho American and
Aslnlle shoes, puts it beyond the palo
of posKllilllty for any war fleet to sail
I totii the one photo mid, without nc-
"gajtmin" Qtiv.4tri Cs-.S Cair
TJie ICgislk Co., Ltd.,
Comer off Fort And Hotel Sts.
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WILLIAM H. TAFT
1'icsident-elect of the United State?
and former Secretary of War, who,
as cliairman of the Taft Board, was
largely instrumental in securing
the adoption of plans for the ex-
, tensive fortification of Honolulu
and Pearl Harbor.
ine into .Manila uay. a fortllled imp
bur, an I destroylni; the Spanish fleet
iimloi the vi ry muzzles of tlio shore
battel les. The ii'ulertaklng was ns
ilesren.tc as bl sltiptlou.
Had tlio L'nlted St ti'H been at war
with a f tionser power a different Btory
mlRht have Iwrn written on the pages
of hlstorv. Amen'; Kuropean critics.
Duuey'ii ..cilon loti!ed upon na a
niiiR.ilflcput il-c of bravery, but a
movu whloi, under any other cimdl
(Jons, would havo betn Inexciisablo
Nothing but tho stress of dlro ncces
ore recognized everywhere as
the STANDARD of ELE
0ANCE and REFINEMENT in
They aro tailored in the lat
est New York fashions, but
never FLASHY or OVER
DRAWN distinctly and de
cidedly GENTLEMEN'S CLOTHES
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10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII. FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1000. 10 PAOES.
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city rendered It advisable or even per
missible. With tho completion of tho Hawaii
an fortifications, all -possibility of an
Ainorlcan Admiral's over having to
fare uRaln tbo quandary which con
fronted Admlrnl Dowey will ceaso to
exist. Nowhere In tho Pacific will an
American fleet bo so Isolated but that,
In case of dlio need, It can find Its
way to these Islands for repairs ami
Tho $3.r,GO.UO0 contract for dreduInK
nt I'onrl Harbor, let by tho Navy lto
partment to the Hawaiian DredKlnR
Company, Is but the first of a nerles of
mormons contracts contemplated In
curryliiK out tlio plans for n magnif
icent nnvnl base at this port. Millions
uf dollars will bo expended in the con
structlon of a ilrydock, and other facil
ities for handling ships which need re
pair, nud before tho entire project Is
completed, mi enormous amount of
government money will have, found its
way Into the channels of trade.
In an address at San Francisco, Con
gressman Itlchmond I. Hobsou said:
"Pearl Harbor will bo logically tho
greatest naval nnd military station In
tlio world, not only for America, but
for tho entlro white race, flack of
Pearl Harbor thcro is a necessity for
developing three representative naval
Matlous on tho Pacific Coast. One In
tho north, ouo at Mare Island and nno
at San Diego."
Tho first Bteps toward tho establish
ment of tho Pearl Harbor Naval sta
tion, whore the surveying and dredg
ing of n siiUnblo ship cnnncl. Tho flritt
part of tho work has already been ac
complished, nnd a 1100-foot ship can
nel, having a minimum depth of thirty
fivo feet, will soon bo an accomplished
Illds havo already been received at
Washington for tlio supplying of rails
and rolling stock for a railroad on tho
unvol reservation, and construction
work will soon begin.
On Tobruary 15, the government will
open bids for the construction of a
froat drydock nt Pearl Harbor. This
drydock will be capable of handling
ships of tbo North Dakota class, ships
of greater slzo and effectiveness than
tho much-discussed British Dread
naught. Though the specifications
hnvo not been made public, It Is und
erstood that thoy contemplato the
rapid complotlnn of tho project.
Following tho construction of tho
ilrydock, or, perhaps, paralleling It,
will come tlio building of ndminlstra-
llon ami other buildlilgs for tho Navnl
Station. Though plans for those struc
tures are, as yet In nn embryonic
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U.-S. May Take Right-
Of-Way For Military
Road To Pearl City
Rumor has It that tho United
States Government may condemn n
right-of-way for a military road be
tween Honolulu and Pearl Harbor for
tlio purpose of transporting freight
and heavy nrmament. The verlllcn
Hon of this proposed action by the
authorities cannot be secured at this
date, but tbo 'truth of tho story has
been vouched for unulllrlally.
If such a move is taken by the Gov
ernment It will mean tho expendi
ture of a vast sum of money, not only
In the securing of property for the
roadway but In Its construction also. Articles of Incorporation of tho A.
for It would of necessity bo of the v. Arlelgh Company wcro filed yester
most solid foundation. Thero Is at uay. The corporation purchased tho
present no suitable military road to , business of A. II, Arlelgh & Co. for
isoi. mm on
BOND OF $10,000
Fully Thirty People Wiil
Be Before. Federal
No less than thirty pooplo havo been
or will bo subpoenaed to appear before
tho Federal Grand Jury, which meets
Monday, In connection with tho Isol
Importation and graft cases. United
States District Attorney Ureckons has
beard from Attorney General Uona
parte by cable, and tho latter tins ex
pressed his full approval of tho course
being taken by Dreckons In tho matter
of alleged Importation of women for
Sono Rlklchl, or Isol, as he Is com
monly called, was released on u bond
of 110,000 this morning. Clerk Gus
Murphy did not approve of some of tho
bandsmen secured by Isol yestorday
aftemoon, and he consequently refused
to release tho man of "hundred-dollar-note"
fame. Ho Informed Isol, how
ever, that If ho would como Into Court
(Continued on Page 2)
IF YOU WANT FRUIT
SHIPPED TO THE COAST
and want the BEST, leave your
order with us.
Island Fruit Co.,
Chairs, Hookers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST BE0ETVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDQ.)
be the best daily business help
It Is stated that the reason for this
action by the Navy Department Is
because of the high prices that have
been submitted by railway companies
for transporting tho freight. Tho
Oabu Hallway & Land Company has
been conducting negotiations for this
work, but It Is understood that no
(on tract has been signed. Rumor
names tho price asked by the railway
company for hauling nil the freight
,to Pearl Harbor at approximately J300,-
$8260. The capital stock Is $12,000.
DOES ROCK CRACK
Rumor Has It That Koko
Head Site May Be
Thero Is a well-developed rumor
current that work on the new light
house on Makapuu Point, by Koko
Head, will be discontinued, owing to
the discovery of a fault In the rock.
It Is said that tho surveying parties
of the United States Kngtneer Corps
hnvo discovered a crnck on the mau
kn sldo of the lighthouse, which rcn
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"HAPPY NEW YEAR"
COMES BY WIRELESS
f "Happy Now Year" was the
f message which Operator Uranch -f
at Knhuku heard rushed Into his
f rbcolvcr this morning. Thu nies-
- sago caino from the Matson liner
t Hllonlatt, which gave Its position
f as 700 miles out at sea.. All on
f board woro reported well and ex-
f cellent woathor Is being encotint-,
ered. Uranch replied to tho mes-
f sago, sending Now Year'B greet- -f
lugs from tho Island to the ship.
END THE YEAR AS YOU BEGAN IT
BY PATRONIZING US,
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XAPLE6, Italy, Jan. 1. It is reported that another tidal wave has
swept the Straits of Messina, Two steamers bearing refugees are over
due. ' -
Lipari Was Shaken
ROME, Italy, Jon. 1. The Lip ari Islands were severely shaken but
there was no loss of life in that sect ion.
The deaths at Regrrio already total 20.000 and there wer 7000 in
villages immediately surrounding.
Workmen are covering tbe ruins with quicklime to consume the bid-5
ies and prevent pestilence. v
Emigrant steamers have been enlisted to transport the survivor fiw
the devastated district.
OUR CONSUL LOST.
Mr. Pierce, former American Vice Consul at Messina, and his entire
family are amone- those who neriiliMl. ...J.ftrw
Halt Million Relief
NEW YORK. N. Y.. Jan. 1 T he relief fund for the Sieilv anfferen
has reached half a million dollars.
SAN FRANCISCO'S CONTRIBUTION
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif.. Jan. 1.
a total of $76,720.
CHIEF OF SAN FRANCISCa DETECTIVES
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Tan. I .Captain Anderson has been ap-
pointed Chief of Detectives on the citv police force.
HUGHES' SECOND INAUGURAL '
ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. 1. Governor Hughes was inaugurated for his
second term today.
MAUI GIRLS HUSTLING
(Special to the Bu lie tin)
Walluku, Dec. 31. Many of tho
f Maul girls will enter tho Uulle-
tin contest, and tho friends of tho
young ladles hnvo already started
to boom up their respective fav- .
orltes. There will bo ot least a
f dozen In the contest. liana, Ma- f
f knwao, Walluku, and Lnhulnu,
-f and probably Motokal, will have
several' In tho field. All tho girls -f
4 havo staunch supporters who will
back up their candidates with the
old chivalrous spirit that still
cling to tho young men ot Maul.
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growth of your business are brought
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The Sicilv relief fund has reached
MAUI WON'T BEUEVE IT
(Special to the Bulletin) .
Walluku, Maui, Dec. 31Maulvl
still believes that the rumor about
f Judgo Kopolkal's resignation bo-
Ing tent and accepted by Preal.Vt
f dent Roosevelt Is a hoax, for the
-f genial Judge Is as bercne In hla
sent today as ho ever was dur- 4-
Ing this agitation. Maul will not,'
believe It until Roosevelt btmieu'-f
-f either requests or demand the
f resignation, which up to tbe pres, -
cnt moment, haB evidently not
f been done, s f
A Mew Lot of