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Makura Jan. 8
Aorangl Jnn. C
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need advertise it for sale in the
Bulletin. There is always some
one looking for such things. There
is no better way to reach them than
by a B u 1 1 c t i n Want Ad.
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VOL. XI. NO. 4201.
10 PAOES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 0, 1009. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
FALLING DERRICK KILLS MAN AT HILO
Roosevelt Wants Power For Commission
Power To Compel
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 6. President Roosevelt in his message
to Congress points out the necessity of giving the Interstate Commerce
Commission the power to compel the attendance of witnesses and the
giving of testimony.
Dogs Devour Corpses
And Attack Survivors
NAPLES. Italv, Jan. G. Dogs are gnawing at the corpses at Messina,
and arc attacking the survivors. t ,,
The Cathedral is a total wreck.
To Remove Survivors
ROME, Italy, Jan. G. The Government has decided to remove tem
porarily all the survivors in the districts destroyed by the earthquake.
PORT SAID, Arabia, Jnn. G. The battleship Georgia went ashore in
the Suez Canal today, but was refloated. She suffered no damage.
The first squadron has sailed for Naples.
ODESSA, Russia, Jan. G. The Russian steamer Satslow was sunk in
collision with the Greek steamer Posediony. Thirty-four lives were lost.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 6. Collector of the Port of San Fran
ciscoStrattonhasbecn re-nominated bythc President.
FALL OF DERRICK
KILLS and MAIMS
One man was killed and hhvitiiI i lliortt were more nr less
seilously iiijurril liy Hut falling nf n derrick on Urn Hllo break
water l.mt night. Nii particulars i-imccrnlug Hut accident nru
known lie re, a brief Mush liy wiicloiw, tolling ot tint accident,
being tlio mly advices iccclwd.
Tho (iovcrnnicnt In spending a largo aniiiunt (if nuincy
building tlio brcnlcwaler unci in iKIiik "II" harbor safe for nav
igation, anil It la supposed Hint It In ouo of tlio dcriicks used
In the handling of tint heavy stones, which It'll.
Ijugo pieces nf rock are being iihciUIii .tlio toiistriictlou of
tint breakwater, and tlio dcrilclcs icqiilic'l to liaiullo tlio stones
are of ciioriiious size mid weight.
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 Material, Big Variety.
The Kash Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Fort and Hotel Sts.
u,,,. . v-s.'. r mmm fttuu .u-fi
BAD FOR CREDITORS
Garnishments of County
Held To Be Now
Tlio change of tlio form of govern
ment from that of tlio County of
Oalm to that of tlio City and County
of Honolulu appears to lie a sad one
for those who have Judgments against
employes of the County, with tlio
County Auditor an garnishee.
Auditor lllckncll stated todny that
he hml heen advised liy the City and
County Attorney that tlio garnish
ments directed ngalnnt the County
of Oahu were not valid iib to tho City
and County nf Honolulu, and ho wan
advised to decline to withhold any
proportion for tho benefit of creditors
from the wages of employes, against
whom Judgments had liecn obtained
with the County as garnishee.
The consequence will ho that tho
gentlemen who hold garnishment
judgments against tho employes will
have to ohtaln new Judgments.
Among these. II. T. Mills, Wllllo I'o
tcrtton, and K. (I. Kcrrclrn aro said
to ho tho most prominent.
It Is, hnwovor, qtilto prohalilo that
this question will lie tested In tlio
courts, as Cnthcarl's ruling Is being
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KA-AKUKUI IS NAME
GIVEN MARINE CAMP
Captain Fay Appointed
Captain W (1. Kay. commander of
tho (lulled States marines, stationed
hero, has been appointed qiiiirtormas
ler of tho marine battalion, which Is
expected to arrive on the U. S. S. lluf-
talo, January 14. Ho will not perform
1 Is new duties until alter tho nrrlval
of Major Charles CI. Long, who will
Inn it command of all tho United Stntos
marines In Hawaii.
News of tho appointment of Captain
r'n as quartermaster of tho murines
was received by cable by Captain Ilecs,
commandant of tho Naval Htntlon hero.
Tho marine, according to tho latest
cable from Washington, were to leavo
San Francisco In tho Murrain yesterday
for Honolulu. Whether they actually
left or not can not bo ascertained nt
present, no further advices having
been received here. It Is expected,
however, that u piblo will bo received
Tho marlno battalion will consist of
four companies, 103 men and 14 offi
cers. As soon as tho men arrive, thoy
will be stationed makal of tho present
marine camp, Tho gioimds tiro ample
to accomuiolfit" Mm men comfortably
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Consider the advisability of
nwkinp; 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 lecal form. We
do it free of charge, if made
one of the executors.
923 FORT ST.
Information lots reached hern from.
n reliable source to thtt effect that tho
War Department at Washington will
condemn all the bench property run
ning up as far as tho stream on tho
Diamond Head side of the Outrigger
If this story proves true. It will moan
that the property1 on which the Seaside,
Hotel Is situated tyM ho taken liy tho
government for military purposes, and
tho U. 8. property will extend right
up to the odgo of tho Moaua hotel
grounds. Tho authority for tho story
( oos not raro to ho quoted, but ho la
assured that tho news Is straight.
Major Wlnslow absolutely donlosi
that ho lias plans contemplating tho
condemnation of any mom land what-
Morito Keizo Is '
Reprieved On Day
Morito Kelzo has ir.oln been re
prieved. Hud not tKl action have
been taken by Acting Oocrnor Mott-
Smlth, Kelzo would hnVo bccnlhangcd
nt Oalm prison tomorrow, as thai was
tho (Into set for Ills execution: Hn
was reprieved for four weeks from
There Is a strong petition In tho
hands of tbrr authorities for tlio com
mutation of Kelzo's sentence, but this
will not bo acted upon until tho re
turn of Governor Krcnr, who will
then take the matter In charge.' Kelzo
was reprieved today berauso tho'man-
dato from tho Supremo Court nt
Washington lias not yet been re
ceived, Attorney General Hemcnway
Is bringing It back with Mm.
CALLING HIM DOWN
"Yes, Indeed, Ducklo." said Hark-
or. In his smoothest tones, "that sick
friend of inlno was In a bad way last
nlght'nnd Hint Is why I was so late
getting homo. Duckle,' " laughed
Mrs. Marker. "Why, George, Instead
of a 'ducklo' you must think I am if
turkey. Why so, Nellie?" "licciuiso
you aro always trying tn stuff mo
Hykcr; Thoro goes an ex-puglllst.
Pykor: Doesn't ho fight nny more?
Hykcr: Oh, no; he wns beaten at his
IF YOU WANT FRUIT
SHIPPED TO THE COAST
and want' the BEST, leave your
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Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDQ.)
G. W. SMITH SAYS
HE WILL RETIRE
Will Have New
(leorgo W. Smith, President of tho
Merchants' Association, this morning
publicly nnnounccd his Intention to
idep nut nf this position, which lie
has now held for six years.
"1 shall not bo a candidate for tho
offlce of President of the Association
this )car," said Smith, when asked
about tho matter this morning. "I
"1 have held that offlce for six years,
and It Is time for somcono clso to
step In to do tho work,"
Smith was asked If It were correct
that Fred. I,. Waldron would prob
ably ha his successor ns President,
"Yes," ho nnswered, "Mr. Wnld
ron will probably bo elected presi
dent. This would bo the natural
step tn take, as hn Is now tho vice
president of the Association."
Tho annual meeting ot tho Asso
ciation will take place some time this
month, hut, owing to the fact that
tho officers arc now busy with tho ad
ditional work which always accom
panies tho new year In business cir
cles, no definite date has as yet been
set for this meeting, at which the
new ofllccrs will be chosen.
Hugh Howell Makes
Report To Marston
Hugh Howell, County Knrjlncer ot
Maul, has submitted his report on tho
situation In the drought district of
Kula and has also reported that tho
preliminary surveys for tho now plpo
line, as suggested by Assistant Su
perintendent Kluegnl, hnvo been com
pletcd. Krom the text of Howell's re
port. It would appear that thero Is
plenty of water to supply the dry dis
trict, If a pipe-line is established to
carry It. luck of tlmo and funds
kept llowoll from carrying his Inves
tigation any further.
He states that In tho month ot No
vember the driest weather In that
district slnco tho rain gauge was es
tablished In lttol wns experienced.
This dried up tho wntor supply to a
considerable extent, though from No
vember 2G to December 2C the flow
from the three prlnclpnl streams was
never less than 1,000,000 gallons per
Howell suggests that, If tho pipe
line Is built, tho consumers should
stole their water In cisterns, Ho
stales that each household has a cis
tern rapacity sufficient to hold wa
ter enough to last Uicm for four
months. This would tide them over
A Watchword Of The'
' SERVICE EMPLOYEES
Republicans Will Buck
If Fern Uses Hawaiian
OLD DEPARTMENT EMPLOYES WILL CONTINUE WORK AND BE PAID
UNDER NEW APPROPRIATION BILL IF DEMOCRATS
SUBMIT PAY ROLL DEMANDS FOR THEIR
MEN THEY WILL BE VOTED
2 COI. 2 MNK goth Iteptibllcuiiit will
Tho uso of tlio Hawaiian language
by Mayor Kern, at tho Supervisors'
meetings mfly ho tho cause of a now
Lcrap between the Ilepubllcan ami the
Democratic factions of the Hoard.
"I hac been comparing tho English
r.nd tho Hawaiian versions of tho Mu
nicipal Act." said Kern this forenoon
"And I find that they disagree In quit'
n number of Instnnccs. As a mnttci
of fact, I may decide to uso tho Ha
wallan languago In some Instances In
tlio Hoard meetings"
' "Wo won't stand for that," said Sup-
ertlsor Qiilun, when ha heard nbout
this "All the members of tho Hoard,
understand English, and If tho Mayor.
tries to Introduce tho Hnwallau Inn-1
uagc, wo will volo It down." I
Kano backed up CJulnn's statement
Tho City and County building wa
busy ns usual this forenoon. Tho It'-
publican Supervisors, with the oxcop-
lion of Iignn, were there all tho fore-l
M,mn anil tinl.l fin nrnnnillnvl,' Innnnml'
....., ...... ..V.14 ,V v,n.vi..r,i; ",, tM
recnit caucus In tho County Attorney's
Thoy stutcd that at tho inietlug this
afternoon the committee would submit
their reports and tho general bushiest
nf tho Hoard would bo taken up. Iloacl
work would bo done In all tho districts
by tho cmplojes who worked under tho
County, and these would ho paid out of.
tlio funds provided by tho new appro--'
Mayor and Members
Of Board Clash At
Three motions only went put by
Mayor Kern at last night's meeting
of the Hoard of Supervisors. Super
visor Lognn put all tho other ques
tions and the meeting wns more or
less a repetition of that of the day
before, tho Maor and tho Hoard
lighting from tho tlmo the session
was called to order until tho hour of
Of tho threo motions put by the
Mayor, ono wns for tho appointment
of a special committee to look Into
and consider tho matter of making u
lease" with the Mclntyro llullding
Company for the cntlro second floor
of the Mclntyro building, tn ho used
ns offices for tho City and County
Government, one wns relative to tho
referring of tenders for supplies, for
tho current month to the Committee
on Itoads and Hrldges, nnd thu third
was the motion to ndjourn. All of
tno other motions, during tho two
hours that tho Hoard was In stormy
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.,
prlatlon art wbhli p.iwd first reading
iast night Tin emiiinlttccs will sub
mit pajtoll iIi-iii.iiiiIh In tho usual man
lier to the Auditor und will voto for
tho payment theu-of If the Demo-'-crats
submit piyioll driiMiuls for their
forces, tho Itepnbllcans will, ihey say,
voto thorn down, so they will never
oven reach the Auditor.
During tho forenoon Ma) or Kern cie-c-uplcd
thu iiBsenibly room. He staled
that be had not been ronsulted about
rnythlug by tho Huporiisors. Cath
eart was busy writing u legal opinion
to answer tho questions submitted to
him by Kern -last night This opinion
ho will bo icudy to submit this after
noon. Locked out, tho new appointees
mado by Kern In tho Ito.ul Depart
ment sat oiitsldo In tho hallway ad-Jir-out
to the office and twiddled their
thumbs all morning, while tho old
force went ahead wlhi tho work on
tho Inside. Among thoso on the out
side was John Wilson, Kern's uppoln
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5.
SUGAR: 88 analysis Beets, 10s. iy2d.
Poultry entries elose todny,
session, were put by Supervisor I-o-
Minutes Start Fight
ine light- started with tho rending
of tho minutes nf tho previous meet
ing, Tho Clerk waded through pngo
after pago of monotonous records, glv
lug In detail all that tho Hoard dhl
at Its first session. At tho conclusion
of the reading of tho minutes, n mo
tion Oinl they be ndopted was duly
mado and seconded.
Mayor Kern then arose, sating:
"Ochtluincn, I wuulil request that thu
matter nf adopting Uiofo minutes ho
allowed to rest over until a lator
meeting. 1 do not believe that they
truthfully state what happened at
Hsterday's meeting, mid I request
tlmo to look Into ih matter heforo I
put tho question (Cries ot "Ques
tion'" "(Jnestl'in' Interrupted Ills
Honor ) ' I still ask fdr Unie," con-'
tinned the Mamr "1 do nut bolievo
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