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Aioana Feb. 3
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VOL. XI. NO. 4223.
10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1909. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
High Grade Canned PIns Are Now
Five Cents Less to Consumers--
Tlio prlco of canned pineapples litis
Tlio ennners ot tlio Territory hno
ilicldcd to meet n Rcncrnl cut in
prices Uint will aorago fifty cents
u case on nil grades of tanned plno
ipples. This mentis Hint thcprlco to tlio
consumer will bo reduded on nn nvci
ngo of flo cents a cun.
The hnsls of nluo In the canned
plncapplo litmlncss Is tho two-and-onc-hnlf-pound
"extra" tin Hint has
been selling to tho retailor at thirty
cents per tin. Tlio reduction In
prlco canities tho consumer to Ret thl-i
enn at twent)-flvo cents, which Is con
tdrierod a mora popular figure. All
tho other grades aro reduced In pro
portion. Tho primary causo of tho reduction
is of course tho lnrgo amount of can
ned pines that now remain unsold,
mid tho tremendous pack thnt Is Id
prospect for tho coming year.
Increased consumption Is tho Im
mediate necessity of tho plncapplo
ennner and grower Tho advertising
cnmpnlgn In which $50,000 has been
lnestcd Is ono of tho efforts tn get
more peoplo UBlng tho plnenpplo. Re
duction In prlco to populnr figures
is n supplcemntnry measure, and
should create a larger demand.
Ono of the men Interested In pine
al pics Btntcd this morning that It
now looks ns If tho fresh plno would
he a drug on tho market during tho
coining hcnton Another sa)s that
tho consumption o,t pines must nun
druplo In the next year to tnko caro
ot tho Hawaiian pack.
Thus tho plncapplo business Is ad
justing Itself to conditions and Ha
waii Is doing Its utmost to mnke the
fruit-eating public rcallzo tho valuo
of tho plno ns an Inexpensive food.
BISHOP ADDRESSES PEARLHARBOR CAMP
MINISTERIAL UNION REAL MUNICIPALITY
Interesting ' Meeting
Held At Central
Is City Will Be Built To
"Let us unite ourselves under ono
flng and ono command, and up read
tho Cosplcl of (lod to all denomina
tions." Ulshop Smith.
Bishop Charts W. .Smith this
morning mado n very Interesting nil
drcb.i before tlio mcmheis of tho Min
isterial Union who gathered In tTTu
parlor of tho Central Union Church
Tho lllshop, who did not arrlvo un
til after tho meeting hod been called
to order, wns accompanied by Rev.
Mr. John Wailmaa and Rev. Mr. Jno.
T. Jones. As soon ns thoy entend
tho meeting-room ltcv. Mr. McKeov
cr, who presided, Introduced them
(Continued on Pace 4)
Hoon there will bo a rival city with
a rival mn)or on tho very outskirts
of Honolulu Tho city will ho tho
1'enrl Harbor Construction Camp, anil
Its chief oxerulUo will bo Ills Honor,
Tho work of ln)lng out tho new city
will probubl) bo commenced tomorrow
or tho day after, wnen twcivo or in
teen men will be sent down to clear
tho ground and to got Uio placo in
readiness for tho loniiornry buildings
which will bo (.reeled to house tho
It will bo necessary to provldo for
railroad communication between thlt
city and I'earl Harbor, and steps hao
nlrcady been tnken In that direction
Arrangements hno been mado to uso
(Continued on Page 3)
I0PTI0N EXPIRES ON
THE 6ALCH STOCK
Wireless Securities Do
Negotiations toward changing the
ttatus of tho Wireless Telegraph Com
pany aro off, for tho tlmo being at
least, apparently. Tho option on the
Ilnlch stock, hold by Clinton llutchlns
nnd his associates, expired at 12
o'clock, noon, on tho 31st, and the deal
is now off as fur as that matter Is con
cerned. What tho next move of llutchlns
will ho Is not known. When ques
tioned by a 11 u 1 1 o 1 1 u reporter this
morning, ho declined to stnto whether
or not ho still holds to his plan of In
stalling nn automatic telephone s)S
tern in connection with tho Wireless
Company or whether further negotia
tions would bo undertaken with the
view to securing control of tho Ilalch
When tho plans for Installing an
automatic telephone system In con
nection with tlio WlrclcBS Company's
business woroi first broached. It is
understood that J. A. ilalch, general
malinger of tho company and ono of
Its heaviest stockholders, refused to
listen to the plan.
Arrangements wcro then made to
secure possession of the Ilalch stock
and on tho first day of November nn
option was secured, $1000 cash being
paid Ilalch to bind tho ileal. Ilalch
holdings in tho company amount to
1788 shares, and tho total purchase
prlco was fixed nt 128,190, Four hun
dred shares were to bo dlsjiosed of
at $12 50 por share; tho other 1388
si arcs woro to go at $17.50 n share
Tho $1000 paid to sccuro tho option,
s as to bo deducted from tho purchase
prlco whon tho balance of tho money
Wns paid oer.
Tho purchasers tailed tn make the
pa)mcnt of tho remainder ot tho
money Involved, so tho option ceases
to be In forco nnd tho $1000 paid there
fore, rovorts to Ilalch
"Will tho oxplratlon of )our option
Intcrforo with your plans for securing
tho Ilalch stock?" was asked of Hutch
Ins this morning.
"I nm not In n position to say."
"Will )ou carry out )our original
I roject ot Installing nn automatic tel
ophono system here?"
"I nm tinnbln to any."
"Aro )ou negotiating to sccuro con
trol ot other holdings In tho Wireless
"I do not caro to mako any state
It has boon rumored of late that nc
gollatlons wero In progress with tho
view to amalgamating tlio Wireless
Telegraph Company with tho Mutuil
Tclephono Company. It Is understood
t tint socral financiers who wcro ap
proached In connection with tho auto
matlc phono scheme refused to hao
an' thing to do with It unless tho Mut
ual Company was united lu tho arrangement.
To Be Me
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 1. A
bill has been introduced in the Leg
islature which, if passed, will make
prizc-rightlng a felony.
Forty ": Six
MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 1.
The British steamer Ronald has been
wrecked at Edithburg. The captain
and forty-six people went down with
GRAND JURY ON
HIGH WAGE CASE
Witness Called Before
it Named Martyr
The Territorial (Irani! -lory lins been
Imcstigtllng m.ilt'.rs connected with
the High Wnge agitation and Hie gen
tlemen connected therewith, but lias
r fur not lelurned mi) IndlctiAcnts or I
reports thereon It Is understood Hint
the attacks mmlo on IMItor ShloMu.t
haw especially been Investigated
The (ir.ind Jiid'x nrthlt) Iuik beui
noticed b) the Agitation papers, pir
tleiilarl) the calling as witnesses bo.
fine tlio Innulsltlon of M am ishlrn.
the Tii.isuior of Ibo High W.ign Assu
(latlon who keeps u lintel mi Here
.elation who kiens a hotel nn Here-1
Inula rlieet Tho Nlppil JIJI rilht the
'gentleman a inart)r and heads Its ed
Iturlal of I ist I'rldav "Syiiniatlilie
the' MiirOrs" and urges all Japanese.;
i in glo support to "tlio ninrOr and
I It quotes tlio words of Count Itn
giki, who called out when nsiiulteil
with n deadly weiKui "llagakl may
,illo hut thee ins" of llbert) neu-r will,"
Mid draws a (omp.irb'ou between thv
hlrdicr wages ngltutloii nnd the pollt
iuil firhl Inl b Count Itngnkl eirs
ago, in u lik li the count, emtio er)
neir to losing his life.
1 CANTON, China, Feb. 1. Two
hundred lives have been lost in a
fire that swept the flowerboat fleet,
QrandJury Returns 'I wo Secret-Rile
Indictments Reported o Bo
Against Booth nnd
As a result of n (iraml Jur Inwstl ,
gallon two indictments wero this noon
tiled b the Territorial (Iraml Jur
with Judge Do Holt, which. It Is nnd
irstnod are dlrieted against Charles
II. Ilooth, the well known I'nuo.i land
owmr and iKilitlUati, and a Hawaiian
named Jos. Kuielc
While the exact charges me no'
known ns )et, the indictments h.nlng
been placed on tlio secret lie. It Is
definitely known that the) were inn
nected with tho II ro which dutrntcd
the Ilooth resilience on Pacific Heights
Muno the jears ago
It is known that tlio (Irnnd Jur) nr
rled nt tho conclusion that the lire
was Incendiary In Its nature, mid it
has been stated that Kiinte Is Iho man
who Is alleged lo hac done the aetii'il
Job while Ilooth is charged with com
Tho pollco liae been working on
tho matter for t.omo da) a oast nm!
Kualo was Arrested for Investigation lillctments
G0LDFIELD, Nev., Feb. 1. Three
masked men held up a saloon today.
e were twenty men in the place.
tho robbers (jot $3417. in the
till and made Rood their escape.
"fitrjmln" Qnndtrd 03i Cult
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 o!
tailoring and the "col
or scheme" of the pat
You may depend on
are all that could be
desired in both these
respects. That is what
made the house ot Ben
jamin & Co. New
York's most popular
clothing; store that
and the high quality
of materials used in all
SAN FRANCISCO. Calif., Jan. 30.
SUGAR: Beets. 88 analysis. 10s.
I l-4d. Parity, 4.14 cents. Previous
quotation, 10s. 21-4d.
185 editorial rooms 250 bust
nets office. Theta are the telephone
numbers of the Bulletin office.
MONTREAL, Canada, Feb. 1.
Two lie-lit shocks of earthquake were
felt here today.
1 (ouple of dais ngn
Tin' Art luiiillnned ilcstin)cd (ho
cutlie Ilooth house, ns the 11 ro uligincf ,
were unable tn tn.'ilie Iho clliub up Iho
hill At tho time soi-ral theories ns
lu lis origin were ndi.mced, one being
that ollv rags ucd In u iiolulcr work
ing on the prcinlsen might h no cjuscil
spontaneous combustion whllo unoth-
r was that tho lire hail been caused
b) sp.uks fiom n ni.tr 1 grass tiro.
Neither nf these expl millions satisfied
those who wero handling the casu, and
their opinion has uln.is been that
the origin wns liicnidlm, Ihoiigh they
did not know nt tlio lime who to wis
'Jim Ihiiim' was Insured with two
imiiii nl i r r Sln.uOJ, mid wns est I-unit-d
In i ixntrnetor lo bo worth
nbout JUOOn The time at which tho
policies who taken nut Is said to bo
one of Ihe slniHlcuit facts which eon-
tiiliutid towards the lelurn of tlio In-
Editor livening II u I I c 1 1 n original limits If li im .Mbiy bo
I hao again called at tho l'ostonieo biouglit about
GIBRALTAR. Feb. 1. The battle
ships of the United States Atlantic
Fleet are arriving preparatory to
sailing for Hampton Koads.
COME AND SEE OUR "BENJAMIN" CLOTHES.
You Don't Know
at what moment you may
meet with an accident that
may incapacitate you from
work for months.
A polioy 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.
can be aided in no more effective Way
than. by sending away a Cate of our
Island Fruit Co.,
72 S. KING.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Feb. 1.
The Bulgarian indemnity to be paid
Turkey will be settled by Comoro-
PHONE 15. misc.
Department and conferred with l'ost
inastcr (lencrnl Mejr to sccuro if
possible by further ucgntiinns the
privilege of twn-rmit postage uniitr
tho new mall luat).
In the first plate It should bu
clearly understood that Hawaii was
not excluded from the treat) under
the apprehension thnt she wns not n
Terrltor) Tlio slmplo proposition
wns that Kiiglnnd would not extend
tho prh lieges of the treat) outside of
continental North Amcrleu because
tlio United States would not loncedo
tho privilege to any nf the detached
portions of the llrltlsh Umpire.
It wns, of course, that basts of lim
itation which gno the ridueni ratu
tn Alaska while excluding Ilinru,
nnd not nny misapprehension as j
our Territorial status,
i-ngland especially urged tho priv
ilege for Ilcrmuila, because of Its coin
p.'iratho nearness tn our shores, hut
as our (Invornmont would not assent
to that, England insisted upon tho
limitation to tho North American
Tho Postmaster General said that
tho (rcaty was concluded In nrdcr tn
get tho plan stnrted; that ho recog
nized tho Injustice to Hawaii, nnd tin
promlsod thnt ho would nt once set
on foot special negotiations to have
Delegate to Congress.
Our boys are provided with the swift
est means of locomotion. If you are
in a hurry for a messenger, call
SERVICE. PHONE 301.
The suffragets line dlscmercd a
nun crlcwinic One nf them lu a
spceib ilclherid nt tile homo organ-
l.ed bv the London Sol let) for Wom
en's Kiirtiago inniplalned that tho
women s papers wero not a er) great
red 1 1 tn tlu n If they looked into It
the) would hud that the papers wcro
all nrriinged t men and that tho wo
men (outrlliidurs wcro kept under the
rod b) men
A petition was hWI In the United
States Court nf Appeals nt San Traii-
ilsici asking fur a writ nf error In
tho case of the cancellation of tho
$1000 lino against I'ormer Sonatnr
Mitchell of Oregon, who wns comlil-
i-l of Innd frauds The line wua
lunihfd nfler tho .Senator's death.
Three rerent deaths from pellagra,
which is caused by eating musty
corn, hnvo alarmed tho Health De
partment of Atlanta Coru furnish
es a large part of the diet ot the col
ored Inhabitants of thnt section.
tho Territory of Hawaii added tn the gun
The i,-)ear old sou of Walter An
derson of l.lrelln d.i shot his baby
biolhcr s arm otf with his fathcr'b
Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW I0T JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDG.)
is a Patent Colt Bluchcr Ox
ford, and it is a favorite, too
Made of the finest material
from heel to toe no skimp
ing or cut oil under the toe
Solid leather counters and
solid oak soles, It's a good
shoe all through.
If there were anything
wrong with thwhoe, c
wouldn't keep it on sUtc. Buy
a pair of them, and you won't
regret it. Fncc $4.00.
023 FORT ST.
The Kash Co., Ltd.,
Corner of Fort and Hotel Sts.
Manufacturers' Shoe Co., Ltd.,
1051 FORT ST. The Place To Buy Shoes.
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