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Bulletin. There is always somo
one looking for such things. There
is no hettcr way to reach them than
by a Bulletin Want Ad.
VOL. XI. NO, 4200.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1909. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
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COMMITTEES WILL CONTROL CITY JOBS
SOLDIERS FIRE ON RIOTING HINDUS
COMMITTEES UNDER NEW RULE3 MAKE ALL APPOINTMENTS
THERE WILL BE NO OFFICERS, AND THE MAYOR'S
APPOINTEES WILL GET LEFT, EXCEPT
While I lie public In awaiting v. It It
tllSpCUKn till! results lit tllo meeting
of the lloaril of Supervisors tonight,
especially In regard to tlia appoint
ments of officers, hucIi an road super
visor, road overseers. City and Coun
ty engineer, rlc etc.. It now appears
that It will be doomed to disappoint
ment. In tlie Immortal words of tlie llttlo
lioy with tlio apple: Thero ain't go
ing to La no olllccrs.
At present the officials who held
the positions referred to under the
County are going on with their work,
while, those appointed liy Mayor Kern
are trjlng to get In on tho work
aim. That thero would ho a scinp
over the appointments has heen gen
erally hellevcd, hut ogaln tho tto
publlcans liavo Rotten the Democrat
le guns spiked licforo the hattlc, and
there can, it seems, ,ho only onu ie-
Says Supt. Babbitt
"Hawaii Is now, and she will hoheso hundicds of hojs who Wvn'
for tho next ten years, faro to faro school each year? Aro they, with
with tho great problem: what Is to their smattering of education, going
bo done with tho boys and girls when i to become loafers, a drag on the
they leao school? 1 believe that' community? Wo are facing a grave
one of the bust ways of meeting this problem, and, In a way, It Involves
pioblem Is to Inculcate In tho youths 'tho future of these Islands, It Is not
n knowledge of somo practical trada.ro much a question, In my mind, of
that will bo a bread-winner, and,
with tills end In vlow, I think that
nothing ran bo hotter thnn to havo
good courses in manual training, in
dustrial training, and agriculture In
.Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion llnbhltt, with whom Hamtiol M.
Damon has been In touch on this
matter, sums up tho problem that Is
before tho community in the above
manner. Mr. Ilahbltt Is entering In
to the ptnn suggested tentatively, by
Mr. Damon, to teach agriculture In
tho schools, with enthusiasm, hut ho
will go further and Include manual
and Industrial training.
"Whnt aro wo going to do with
Wilson Bros, and Cluett
Two of the best and-most reliable brands of shirts
made today, Stop and take a look at them. Handsome
Patterns, Finest Materia, Big Variety.
of All Jobs
suit forthionilng, namely: that the
Itcpuhllrans will havo full control
over all the Jobs.
The situation in hriof Is as fol
lows: Tho old Hoard heforo retiring
abolished nil offices created under It.
so nt present thero are none. The
new point Is that thero will ho none.
Tho Mayor will havo nothing to do
with the appointment of tho men who
will perform tho functions of tho old
olllccrs. They will bo nppolntcd by
tho committees of the Hoard, this
having been especially provided for
by the rules which wcro passed nt
the memorable, noonday meeting yes
terday. Tho now rules prescribe, In
speaking of tho duties of tho Com
mittee on Ilonds, Garbage, llrldgcs,
and l'uhlle Improvements, that It
shall bo Its duty "to engago all em
ployes under such departments and
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u whlto-shlu position tor tho young
mon as It Is a bread-winning Job. It
wo ran only get these, young mon to
go out on tho plantations and earn
an honest living, out In tho country
districts, a p.nt of tho problem will
"It was only tho other day that I
noticed In tho papers an' ndyertlso
ment thnt mm hundred carpenters
wero wanted at I.ellcliua by tho Ar
my authorities. A day. or so later
enmo tho aniouncomont thnt fheso
mon could not bo iiccurod. Conso-
qusntly men will, In nil probability,
! bo brought hero from tho Coast. This
.win never no. incro aro plenty oi
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rending the establishment here of
n Signal Corps garrison, and an Army
wireless station, it Is understood that
tho Army will malic arrangements
with tho Wireless Telegraph. Com
pany for tho handling of nil messages
at this place.
Lieutenant Culver of the United
Slates Signal Corps was closeted In
consultation for quite a whllo this
morning with General Mnnngor J. A.
Hatch. It Is understood that tho mat
ter was discussed at length, and that
an ngreemont was reached which will
provide tho Army with n wireless ter
minus here, as far ns the actual tran
saction of business Is concerned.
WILL TEST WIRELESS
WITH KAHUKU'S AID
During tho next five nights, Kmiukn
Point wlreh'hl station will bu alir.otl
continually In comnunlcatluu with tho
transport Bhcihhin, Lieutenant Cul
ver, Signal Corps, U. S. Army, called
on General MwinsiT Hatch" of the lr-
loss cflinpnin this afternoon and mado
arrangement I for a series of tests
Tho Shoru.ati Is equipped with n
now nml jloiyifii' wireless a)ipratiu
and I.lout. rtilvor Is very anxious to
t,eu what ho cm do with the equip
ment. Theruforo he will send and U"
eclvo messages to ami from Knhiiku,
the. operator thero keeping him posted
t.s tu tho strength of his spark.
Tho passengers on tho Sheridan
wero kept continually advised of tho
conditions in tho oarthquako stilckou
country, by wireless, during their oy
ago hero from tho Orient.
BAKER ARRESTS THIEF
Captain of Pollco Charles Ilakor
mado 1Mb first an est In his now ca
pacity last night when ho arrested a
Japaucso, named Nakamura, for lar
ceny, llaker saw Nakamura In a bar
ber i-hbp near tho Junction of King
and'llcrctanla streets. Ho wntched
him and saw him tako n pair of scis
sors. Ho took him to tho station, -and
hern n honing stono nnd a flag wcro
found 'on his person, both of which
havo been identified by tho owner of
tho rhop as his property.
Poultry entries close tomorrow.
Ilccuueo It Is tho hardest thing thero
Is to wrap up, managers of department
Mores test an applicant for tho posi
tion of wrapper with a violin. '
It Is said that tho Imports of figs
In this country will amount to 100,000
camel Ion Is or 20,000 tons, this year.
Consider the advisability of
making out a will NOW,
Think of the necessity of leav
ing an "iron-bound" will
one that not even the clever
est lawyer can smash.
Our business is to draw up
wills in proper legal form. We
do it free of charge, if made
one of the executors.
YOUNG GIRL SUES
FOR A DIVORCE
Was Forced To Marry
Man 53 Years
Alleging' that bcr parents com-
polled her to .narry an o'd than,
over flfty-lhreo yoars old ago, 16-
year-old Ah Luni, by .Judge, Kdlngs,
her guardian nd litem, has filed a suit
for illvorco from Wong Kum See.
In tho libel It Is stated that tho
girl was forced to marry tho old
Chinaman by hor parents-. The mar
rlago was not solemnized under tho
luws of tho Territory of Hawaii, but
was carried on according to the old
Chinese custom In uso In the Kmplro
of China. On July 20th, 1908, tho
old man's treatment of tho girl be
came so cruel that she rap away from
him and returned to tho homo of her
She was beaten and bruised up con
slderably by the old man, anil, since
she left him, he is accused of threat
ening to kill her. Tho clrl wns born
on this Island. .
Trouble Is again In sight for T.
Mllncr Harrison, the attorney whoso
varied list of sdvtuVtVtt 'have, beflii
a matter of much ccj'mont. It will
ho remembered thut'somoj time ago
Ilnrrl.son was alleged to havo created
a considerable, disturbance! 'a houso
in Knllhl tenanted by four young Ha
waiian girls, nnd thai us n conse
quence ho wns placed undor n 'bond
to-keep tho penco as against tho fath
er of tho four damsels.
This forenoon the man who went
surety on Harrison' bond withdrew
and surrendered him to tho pollco.
for reasons best known to hlmtolf.
Sheriff Jnrrctt Immediately Issued or
ders to havo Harrison apprehended
and placed In custody. It Is reported
that Harrison Intends to leave Ha
waii for new fljlds of action in tho
Tho largest and most wonderful
building In tho world Is tho terminal
building of tho Hudson and Manhat
tan railway, In New York, tho floor
fpuco. of which Is twenty-seven acres.
PROUD OF THEM
"l'ardncr," said tho tall tramp nt
tho waicr tank, "yer don't seem much
worried about item openings In do
under pnrt of yor shoe." "I guess
not," chucklol tho short tramp as ho
warmed his feet on tho hot cinders;
"cloy aro do windows of mo solo."
IF YOU WANT FRUIT
SHIPPED TO THE COAST
and want the BEST, leave your
order with us,
Island Fruit Co.,
ALEXANDER Y0UNO CAFE.
Is Mayor Kern qualified to hold his
This question has been raised to
day on tlie absolutely novel ground
that Kern has violated the provisions
of the Municipal Act by accepting a
gift from employes of tho City and
Yesterday when tho old Hoard of
Supervisors went out of office tho
members thereof wero each presented
with a pair of ruff-buttons by the
County employes, and Kern, al
though ho was nt tho time not n
member of tho Hoard, having re
signed as such at tho last previous
meeting, was also given a pair of but-
ftons. As Kern had at tho tlmo taken
his oath ns Mayor, and had entered on
Ms duties as such by making appoint
ments, it Is held that ho violated tho
law, which reads ns follows:
"Bectlon 136. Any officer of tho City
and County who shall, whllo In office,
accept any donation or gratuity in
money, or othor valuable thing, either
directly or Indirectly, from any sub
ordinate or employee, or from any can
dldnto or applicant for any position as
employee. Or nqbordlnatc. .under' him,
chall forfeit his office, and bo forever
barred and disqualified from holding
any office In tho service of tho City and
Chief Clerk Uoyd Conkllng. look
ing In the "pink of condition," as tho
i porting odltor would say, returned
Irom tho wilds of far-off Kona this
niornlng and picked u;i tho reins of
his offlco Just where ho dropped them
when ho left. Ho has greatly Improved
In health, and ho says that thero Is no
placo In tho world like good old Kona
lor tho rent-euro. Uoyd maintains
that tho people of Kona aro tho most
hospitable on earth.
NO BANCEJT SEASIDE
Owing to tho departure of tho trans
port Sheridan at 5 o clock this after
noon, thero will bo no danco At tho
Scasldo Hotel this evening.
Senator Hacon, of Georgia, has In
troduced In tho Henato a bill to amend
tho Federal constitution to mako It pro
vide for1 tho succession to tho. Presi
dency In tho event of tho President
elect, dying between tho tlmo' of his
election ami Inauguration.
London Is tho wealthiest nnd jet ho
most poverty-stricken city In tho
world, Tho property In tho city Is In
.lured against tiro at nearly 10,000,000,
000, and jot 0110 person In ovory thlr-ly-thrco
Is 11 pauper.
A Watchword Of The
' CALCUTTA, India, Jan. 5. Religious disturbances, resulting from
clashes between Hindus and Mahommcdans, have thrown the city into an
uproar. Troops were called out to preserve order nnd n body of soldiery
fired upon the Hindus. Excitement is running high and more rioting is
t m . m
Continue In Sicily
REGGIO, Italy, Jan. 5. Frequent eaithquake shocks were felt hero
today. The shocks came at about twsnty-minute intervals.
Temblois Are Felt
On Italy's Mainland
MESSINA, Sicily. Jan. 5. Tho
Fourteen thousand bodies have been
dreadful catastrophe which has visited the northern coast of Sicily.
The RelieT Bill
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 5. President Roosevelt today affixed his
signature to the bill appropriating ra oney for the relief of the Sicilian
11.8.8. Yankton Goes
To Relief of Messina
PORT SAID, Suez Canal, Jan. 5. The auxiliary Yankton has gone
to Messina to render relief to .the stricken city. The First Squadron of
the Battleship Fleet has arrived here. The Second Squadron is now pass
ing through the, Suez Canal. x
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GOVERNOR URGES LAW FORCING ARBITRATION
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 5. Governor William M. Gillett's mes
sage to the Legislature recommends arbitration legislation, a better
control of the railroads, and more complete supervision over State banks.
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earthquake shocks here continue?
buried so far, as the result of the
Jan. 5. Revolutionary outbreaks arc threatened
A New Lot of
Chairs, Hookers, and Tables
NEW I0T JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp &; Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDQ.)
923 FORT ST.
The Kash Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Fort and Hotel Sts.
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.,
1051 FORT ST.