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.Manchuria ....Jan, 29
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Mongolia Jan. 'J
With the advent of Spring, activi
ties in business will comn to each
merchant, to each man who is con
ducting a business, the opportunity
to say a long good-live to hard times,
or to clinpr to them a little longer.
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VOL. XI. NO. 4220.
12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY .OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1909. 12 PAGES.
PRICE C CENTS.
ORGANIC ACT AMENDMENTS ARE CONSIDE
GEO. W. SMITH RETIRES AS PRESIDENT
All Right Merchants
Except 'On Elect New
Land Law Directors
The' proposed amendments to the
Orgunlc Act were, In gencial. Indorsed
In tlio report of the Legislative Com
mittee iif tlio Chamber of Commerc
nail nt (lie special meeting this niter
noon. Hnch section of tlio Mil ilrawn
by (lovernur 1'renr was thoiouglily
covered by tlie leport, tlie bill being
discussed Kecllon 1- section.
Tim ropoit was signed by J. 1'.
Cooke, chairman of the committee.
After tlio leading or the report, n
liAolutlon cmhiiirlug the i;ronnl cov-
red by the report wns then Inlindnced
by the committee.
The chief alteration In 'the Mil pre
jellied by Covernor I'renr lecoiniiiend
id by the committee am In relation to
the land luw proceediire.
After tlio lending of the leport, J. 1.
Cooke stilted that- the report waB
drawn by A. I.ovln ,lr
A. Lewis Jr. carefully went over the
erouiids, explaining the ulucndmcutH
Sv.'jiiuy: Willi the exception of that
The now member of tlio Hoard of
Director of tlio Merchants' Assocln
tloti to nerve for the ensuing 5 car are
iik follows: ftcorgo W Smith, C. l)u
Ilol, Walter Dillingham. V I.. Wnld
ron, C. von llniiun, K. II. l'arls. T. II.
Petrle. K. A Ilcrndf.
The above nlllcers were elected nt
the annual meeting of the Merchant!)'
Association, which wnH held IIiIh nfter
noon at 2 o'clock.
Treasurer IVtilo reported that total
receipts came up to $2055.43. Secie
lary l'urls also lead u short report.
Tlio Public Arfnlrx Committee re
ported on the matter of the Increiisu of
the National Guard to full regimental
htieiiKth, favoring that this bo done
amendment nppblng to the land law,
then, you believe that the (loveruor'M
amendments are entirely sntlsfactniy?
I ewjs: I do. Ill fact the land laws
me unite satisfactory, but It seems
udvlsuhh- mi line It a little more explicit."
Governor Working On
Big Forestry Scheme
ns well as to make tlio position of ad
jutant general a salaried one, that tlio
N. CI. 11. troops be paid for riot and
other sen Ice, that the drlllsbed bo
torn down, as It was unsafe, and a
new nrmory unlit. To pay for all these
things It was recommended that a tax
of 11 u year bo paid by every ikihscs
Mr of drear ins.
T. J. King, the chairman of tlio com
mittee, said that the question had been
0. W. Smith said that the adjutant
general merely asked for Ilia moral
support of the Association. The mat
ter was referred to the Committee on
The report of the Committee on
l'nbllclty and Promotion consisted
mainly In a supplemental reiort by II.
Wakefield reported for tlio Commit
tee on Trade nnd Klnance, on the work
done by It during the past e.ir.
Ilrascb called attention to the fact
that wcll-1'nrgo re-bllled goods sent
from the Kast In San Kranclsco, caus
ing extra charges, making the rutu ex
orbitant. The Association should take
up the matter, The matter wus re
ferred to the Trade and finance Com
When the .call for election of offi
cers was made tleorge W. Smith an
nounced Hint he could not accept re-
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WHAT HtUI WHS
Its Delegation Will Soon
Arriyi In City
SENATOR C0i;LH0 RETURNS
WITH LIST OF NECESSITIES
mbimmtmimo oQi nun
jppem. is denied ?y?iM."?y. "J ..
Public Works Appear To Be First
on List Other Things
The nttontlon of tho Governor was'
this morning mainly centeied on a
discussion of n proposed stumpage li
cense for tlio ohla foicst In Puna,
not far from Pnho.i, where tlio Ma
hogany Lumber Company has its saw
mill. A petition for such u license
has been made by tlio company,
which wantH tlio foiest In older to
till Its Santa He tie contract. The
foiest runs towuid Kan, and con
tains an area of ftom 10,000 to 1LV
000 acres, tlie exnet niea being un
known. There aro also a numbei of
patches, or klpukns, outsldo of tho
main forest, which It may pay to cut
An examination of the foicst hna
been made by Horestur Ilosmcr. Tboio
me no streams, nnd there Is there
foic no paiticulnr object In keeping
the forest for water Bupply, Bays tho
Covernor. How far It will affect tho
lalnfnll to cut It Is n question, but
theie is no leason to believe that tho
cutting will nffect it much.
Tho Governor further stated that
tlio laud might ho found to bo suit
able for homestead purpose, but Just
how far this would be tho case was
unceitntu at picscnt. It tills Is so It
would bo desirable to have the land
cleared bo us to bnvo the homestead
ers that expense. At present no
homesteader would think of going
Governor Hrear states that the li
cense will be put up ut auction, and
it will be u source of rerenuo to the
Government by getting the forest
utilized, which otherwise- would pro
bably die. Kven If tho land should
he found to be unsulted for home
stead purposes, it would probably bo
best to cut the forest and to allow It
to glow up uguln.
So far the matter has been discuss
ed only, ami nothing has been agreed
upon, The prlco will depend vory
much on the length of the license,
the rapidity of cutting, nnd tho
length of the lenso. It tho land Is
mailable for homesteads, some clause
may bo Included In regard to tho lo
cution of tho railroads to bo construe,
ted to carry tho timber, as tho roads
might be utilized by tho settlers.
&ir.i.nlr," On juSrJ id Suit
A Man's Taste
IN DRESS MEANS A
GREAT DEAL. It isn't
the PRICE of the fab
,ric that counts, so
much as the quality of
tailoring and the "col
or scheme" of the pat
tern. You may depend en
are all that could be
desired in both these
respects. That is what
made the house of Ben
jamin & Co. New
York's most popular
clothing store that
and the high quality
of materials used in all
, , . . , . lug sub ions, uiu jiuin per acre
tnt. needed rem Irs UV
t house and Ja should
That tlio Atcherley caso was tho
biggest outrage bo had over hoard of
In Hawaii was the contention of J. A.
Mngoon, when Atcherley wiib taken
before Judge Iloblusoii this afternoon
upon a petition for u writ of habeas
Judge ltoblnson told Mugoou that
the City Attorney wished the heuiliig
postponed utiill tomorrow.
"I will contest that unless an ordei
is made releasing pr Atcherley on
bull," said Magoon. "Dr. Atcherley
is being held unlawfully and unconstl
nationally. This is the biggest outrage
I have heard of In this Territory as
long as I have practiced law. The
fact that a man as sano as ou (this to
Judgo Itoblnson) or I should bo kept
in a lunatic nsjlum is an outrugo to
cur civilization. I did nut believe It
possible. I don't euro bow long this
matter Is continued, us long as Dr.
Atchorley is released."
Milvorton said ho needed tltno to
make a return to tho petition, and in
tlio mean tliuu Hid Doctor should not
"It is an absolute travesty on Jus
tice," retorted Mugoon. "Do ou ask
(or a continuance,
After considerable, more argument
It was finally decided to postiono tho
bent lug utnll tomorrow at 2 p. in, The
Court ordered that Atcherloy must re
main In tin Asjliim until hiit time,
"In addition to what I have al
ready submitted to Superintendent
of Public Works Murston Campbell
re Maul needed public improvements
it few weeks ugo. Including the Kula
pipe line which the administration
and all Maul legislators endorse, and
which wcro Included by Campbell In
his estimates und report to the Leg
islature, the following nie to lift sub
mitted to tho heglslutute and to the
administration,!' said Senator W. J.
Cotillio, who returned from Maul Ibis
"Hor Moloknl, aside from what Is
alreudy submitted by Supt McVeigh
ut the Settlement
the Pukoo court
bo provided for.
kinmeut shnulU iuq.it
valley of llulawn from the lllshop
Kstute for the purpose of enabling
the natives to acquire title to tho
holdings for which they are now
paying exorbitant rental; and also in
order to avoid any menace from an
agent of the trustees who might use
his position to coerce the natives dur
lug campaign times. Thirdly, as tho
natives tire left to die without any
medical assistance through tho fail
ure of the Government to provide
ph)8lclnns, not only for Molokul, but
for all Isolated districts, some relict
meusure should bo provided by tho
coming Legislature to enable the in
digent sick necessary treatment, etc
"Hor -Miiul Hiom pcisou.il ob
servance made dining my recent trip
for the purpose, tho following land
ings reiiulro the following Impioxe
ments; "Keanac Tho present derrick Is
almost out of commission. A new
one should be Installed.
Nahlku Tho old lauding should
bo repaired und the high bank above
the landing should bo cut sloping to
avoid future landslide. It Is claimed
by tho kumualnus on shore and by the
shipping men who are well acquain
ted with that shore, Unit the old
lundliiK. pluco Is tho safest through
out the year nnd the best for tho
service. The rubber Industry, I mil
informed, has not yet passed its ex
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Supreme Court Reviews
Famous Kapaa Land
Tlio decision of the (ax coutt In (he1
nutter of the nstessmetil of the Mv
kee Sugar Co. was today sustained by
the Supreme Court The decision
reads as follows:
This Is uu appeal by the Makee Sug
ar Company from u decision of the tat
appeal court of the fourth division At
lug mi assessment of the company's
property for tuxaton al JlMW.Of.O as of
January 1. 1!Ki8, the return being I08G.
1S0.IH) and the assessor's valuation
I l,00l),000. This tuxpa)or conducts u
sugar plantation, Its property consist
ing of real and personal property of
several classes or kinds of each which
urr combined and made the basis of uv
enterprise for profit within tho mean
lug of It. I.. Hcc. 12111. It wus there
fore properly assessed on tint enter
prjse for profit llieor) In re Wlch
man, 16 ll.iw 791.
The plantation conducted by the
taxpayer Is situated on Kauai, Is un
Irritated one. Its uwrage annual cron
lor the eight years preceding 1B08 b- SAN FRANCISCO, Cam.. Jan. 5JS. lucre was n die today in tlie
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WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan 28. The bill to reimburse Hawaii for
the $23,303. expended on the maintenance of hththo,ise in the island
has passed the House and was todav favorably rcpoited to the Senate.
HAVANA. Cuba. Jan. 28. President Gomez was todav inaugurated
as the head of the Government elcct'd to conduct the Cuban Republic.
The ceremony was an imposing affair in which the American rcprescu-
tatives took a prominent port. The city is in gain attire.
SACRAMENTO, Calif, Jan. 28. A bill was introduicd in the Leg
islature today appropriating $10,003. for taking u census of the Japan
ese resident in the State.
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FIRE IN SUTR0 TUNNEL
COME AND SEE OUR "BENJAMIN" CLOTHES.
The Kash Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Fort aud Hotel Sts.
You Don't Know
at wliat moment you may
meet with an accident that
may incapacitate you from
work for months.
A policy in the
pays $25 per week while you
are totally incapacitated from
work, with many special .ben
efits for permanent injury, at
an annual cost to you of $25.
Let us see you about it.
023 FORT ST.,
can be aided in no more effective way
than by sending away a c'ate of our
72 S. KING. PHONE 15.
oier IU7,nno. The eld for 1U08 was
estimated to bo ubntit 7f00 tonj-,--wlilli
would rottirn u net profit for that
year of about $170,000. Tho plantation
Is a well munaged ono aud run eco
nomically without Inning any agent.
Tho capital stock Is (oo.ooi). No salon
of. shines of stock are reported. About
one-half of tho available can land of
this company was leased from the gov
ernment, which lenses expired May I.
1007, and were continued liy mutual
ugieement up to May 1, 1908, during
which time negotiations in reg'atd to
(he continuation of the use of thu land
on new terms were being carried on
by the taxpayer an I the golrumcnt
On January 1, l'JOS, the date pf the
assessment, it was uncertain how
thesu negotiations would turn out. The
testimony taken beforo the (ux upjienl
court In August, 1908, showed that the
i.egotlutlons between tho government
and the taxpayer had been broken of
und tlie land had been returned to (he
lessor. It was the opinion of the man
ager of tho plantation that with tho re
duced amount of land tho annual crop
hereafter would not exceed 3500 tons,
which 'at the most and under extreme
ly favorable circumstances would not
return u net profit of more than ISO,-
000, It being also his opinion, however,
that there would be no profit at all. He
further testilled that a plantation (hat
did not pay ten per cent annually for
I live )turs running was not woilh bu
ing. Tho feu simple lands owned 0y
I tho plunlitiou uru a Hub mote v.ilu
I I'blo for cano (linn the leased lauds ot
I thu government. Tho assessment a
I .'greed to by tho company was in 1905
11,400,000, (ho reductions slnco then,
recording to tho assessor, having been
partly on account of these expiring
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ATTACKED HOME SECRETARY
SEOUL. Korea. Jan. 28. An aide of the Korean Empeior attacked
and wounded the Home 3ctrtary while traveling on a train today. He
used a sword.
m i i
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 28. Junn Sunnulong was today nomi
nated by the President as a member of the Philippine Commission.
REFINED SUGAR DROPS
NEW YORK, N. Y., Jan. 28. Refined surjar. one to
five cents a hundred today.
nne, was reduced
YOU WANT WHAT
jou want when you want it, applies
to a messenger boy. Ours are all
"JOHNNIES ON THE SPOT."
PAY DEMANDS WAIT
Auditor Wants Adviqe
Again tho responsibility in the
salary-demand matter Iiiih shifted.
City Auditor Illcknell this morning
loaded the whole thing upon the City
end County Attorney's olIK-e, aud
upon the advice which ho receives
there his action will depend.
"Ab fnr us I am concerned there
bus not been a change In tho Mntu
of affairs during tho past twenty-four
hours," said Illcknell this afternoon
I am still waiting to hear what the
City Attorney has to teenmmend "
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Bulletin Business Office Phone 250.
Bulletin Editorial Room Phone 185.
BAND CONCERT AND
DANCE AT SEASIDE
HOTEL THIS EVENING
A baud i-iiiu.ii nnd dunce will b
chin ai the Honolulu Seaside Hotel
this evening This double attraction
will ilouhtlfth ue ii drawing card! A
special Invitation Is extended tu nil
army und navy folk, and the guests ot
tho otlu'i hoiels The Hawaiian ,bnnd
nnd Kaal (lice club will play nmlflnn
ultcinalel.v dining dinner and for danc
SERVICE. PHONE 3G1.
The Wulalae, Kuliuukl and l'alolo
ImproveiiHiit Club meets this uveulug
at S o'clock at the home ofj. !'. Cooke.
Plans for a club house will ho consld-
eied among other Important iiiaKorj.
The Nlpiwn Muni at rived at Yoko
hama today aud (lie Makuui at llrla,
I i eni-h Jockey rlub member
.igiiiiUnllon Is filendly to Aineiloiui
Chairs, Hookers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERfe &) COOKX DLDO.)
In n Store in which all the Attention is centered upon ONE
Buy Theiii from Us
Because we have the finest nnd largest stock of goods to se
Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd.,
J 1051 FORT! ST. The Place To Buy Shoes. TEL.ag,- I ..J
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