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I From San Francisco:
Mongolia Feb. 22
The day, when the poorly liflhteJJ
For Sun Francisco! v
ttore, below the level of the street, I.'
Kuri'H Feb. 19
will be patronized, has flone and
riddance. The clean, well-lighted ttore
easily entered and advertised In the
Monna . . , Feb. 19
0 u I I e 1 1 n wins.
Mnkura Mcli. 2
In Honolulu It's the Evening Bulletin
VOL. VI. NO. 4237.
12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1009. 12 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 17. Joseph Pullteer, owner of the New
York World, and the editor of the Indianapolis News have been indicted
for libel in connection with the charges made in their papers of scandals
in the Panama Canal deal.
WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 17. It was announced today that Pres
ident Taft will call the special session of Conirress to consider tariff re.
vision on March 15.
TEHERAN, Persia, Feb. 17. An earthquake occurred in western
Persia on Jan, 23 which destroyed sixty villages and killed over 5000
SAN JUAN, Porto Rico, Feb. 17. A heavy earthquake shock was
felt here today,
SMYRNA. Asia Minor, Feb. 17. This place experienced an earth-
quake today. Much damage was done to property.
m i i r
ADVANCE GUARD OF FLEET
NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 17. The Yankton, advance guard of the Bat-
tleship Fleet, arrived today.
M i m
NAVAL BILL PASSED
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 17. The Senate passed the Naval Ap
propriation Bill today.
SUPERVISOR COFFEY CONVICTED
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 17. Former Supervisor Coffey was
convicted of bribery today. He accented $4000. to vote for the trolley
franchise of the United Railways.
APPROVES LOCK CANAL
WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 17. The President sent a special mes
sage to the Congress today. He Indorses the report of the Panama Canal
engineers approving a lock canal.
GERONIMO IS DEAD
LAWTON, Okla., Feb. 17. Geronimo, the famous Apache chief, died
Kahuku. Debt Free
On March 31 the Kahuku Planta
tion Company will redeem $ 1 25,000
(if outstanding bonds nml on April 1
thb Huwatlun Sugar Company will
tako up JSGO.OOO worth of Its secur
ities. These two transactions will he
among tha most Important sugar
deals that lmvo lieeii put thiough In
ii long time, for by their action both
companies will completely wipe nut
their bonded Indebtednesses.
The total bond Issue, of the Ka
There is more to the cut of the Trousers than most men
imagine; in PARAGON trousers, there is a distinctiveness
that men know and like.
They are pre-shrunk, correctly tailored, and rightly
priced. Let us show you some of our fine Spring trousers.
THE KASH CO., LTD.
. CORNER OF FORT and HOTEL STS.
i,.tttt.y,,'a.At.A ., ,&
huku Plantation Company was J200,
000. Of tills amount S7B.O0O has ul
icaily been repaid, so, with the pay
ment of the $125,000 on March 31
the (ompany will have n clean slate
nj far as outbtauillng bonds are ion-
The original bond authorisation of
the Hawaiian Sugar Company was
$700,000. Hut $GOO,000 worth of
the bonds wore Issued, and of thnt
umoiuit $250,00(1 I me lieon redeemed
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iiiiin, ii, . ill foWflii TiiA JBtsVubiWiuiij
Territorial Finance Has
Leading Place in
STRONG FOR IMMIGRATION
AND FIRST CLASS SCHOOLS
Change in Methods of Handling Lep
rosy Cash Purchases in Place
of Land Exchanges
FROM THE ME38AGE.
The aim should bo to ascertain
the unvarnished facts on to revo-
- niii.u nml needs and then un-
tllnchlngly follow whero they
f Wo sometimes attempt to tie- r
celvo ourselves with the thought
that the proiierty tux Itself Is
only tmd percent, when In reality
It Is higher than '.n most other -t-
places for the lenson that prop- '
erty Is UBuemed nt Its full value.
Tho territorial oxpenscs nro
largely of a kind that will natiir-
Thero Is no danger that tho
t Federal Government will core to
mltn from tho Territory Jurlsdlc-
Hon over Internal health matters
so long as the Territory exercises
t- It effectively.
It Is of tho greatest Importniico
-f that In some way nttcquato provl-
slon should bo mudo for further
Immigration on n considerable
f There are great Inducements to
speculate, llttlo to homestead.
Territory of Hawaii,
Honolulu, February 17, 190'J.
To tho Legislature:
Tho last two ears havo been mark'
ed by unusual prosperity and progress
Crops and prices of tho main Indus
try havo been 'good. Minor Industries
have multiplied and grown. Congress
has legislated liberally for Hawaii
Prospects aro fnvorablo.
VISITS OF CONQRE88MEN.
The provision mudo for the purpose
by the last legislature lesulted In
highly satisfactory lslls from many
Members of Congress. The Territory
has been fuvorod also with visits by
two membois of the President's Cab
inet and the Director of tho Reclama
tion Service. No more effectual way
Soon Be Ready
Owing to the great demand
for "Hawaiian Securities," a
pamphlet of full and valuable
information concerning every
firm and corporation listed on
the Stock Exchange, it has
been found necessary to print
a much larger edition,
The book will be ready in a
short time for free distribu
tion to all who will leave us
their names and addresses,
023 FORT STREET
..J,n.1fW.W',f r -
GOVERNOR W,F. FREAR
can bo devised for obtaining duo con
sideration In Washington than by hav
ing Membors of Congress and promi
nent executive ofllcers come uml feu
for themselves. An appropriation Is
lecomuionded of lerger nnxmnt than
that of two years ago, to cover enter
tainment mid expenses of executive
officers nud other distinguished per
sons ns well as congressman
TION. This will open nt Seattle on the first
of next Juno, The National novum
meiit Is pro lillng the building and
$2.',000 for Hawaii's exhibit, In con
templation that further provision will
ho made by the Territory or its people.
Other contributions are expected from
What Mrs Moses Does
To Check Disease
And Heal Sick
Tho tuberculosis visiting nurse's
work consists laigely in education
and preventive methods, rather than
r. (lining. She Investigates homo con
ditions and Instructs patients and
their families how to prevent tho dts
easo from spreading.
The largo majority of consumptives
must fight tho dlseaBo In their own
homes ns best tlioy tan. Children
are thus dully exposed to Infection.
The nurse frequently detects early
symptoms of tuberculosis In some
form developing In other members of
tho family, iiulto unsuspected, and
ad lt.es early treatment.
1'iesh nlr night anil day Is urged:
especially sleeping nlono and out of
d on is, If a piazza Is avullalilo. Cots,
beds, ill tides of clothing, eggs, and
NEW SHIPMENT OF HIGH GRADE, IMPORTED
SPRING MATTRESSES, FOR WOOD OR IRON BEDS,
J. Hopp & Co.,
" " ? I . j,.,!.. 185 KING ST. 'I
.private sources, hut additional fundi
lare required and should bu proilded
by tho Territory. Hawaii has provid
ed for exhibits ut various general ex
jioslllons In which tdio had .compara
tively llttlo Interest. The exposition
In question Is largely for her and she
has a very special Intercut In It, The
Northwest naturally should bo one of
her best markets, and 'this Is u rare
opportunity for her to advance her
place materially In It. Moreover, t-lio
should meet part way tho generosity
of, the National Government.
Some j ears ago a grout wavo of re
form In the election of public oRlcers
Bwept over UngJIsh speaking peoples,
with the result that the. Australian
ballot systom hits been, adopted near
ly everywhere, the object being to. se
cure ns far as 08S,lb)o a true expres
sion of tho choice, of the people Ex
perience has shown, however, that Jhe
reform did not extend fur enough; the
choice of tho jieoplo was confined to
I oinlnees, who were often, If not gen
erally, selected In largo measure by
persons practically self-appointed or
guided mainly by sclflsli Interests; It
became evhlcnt that In order, lo accom
plish the desired object th nominees
as well as the officers niual-bechoseu
freoly by the people themsejves, and
now a similar great wavo of reform In
the selection of nominees Is sweeping
over English speaking peopled, with
tho result that the so-called direct
primary Is being adopted In one. Stute
after another in quick succession, tho
object being to secure within (ho party
tho sumo safeguards and freedom of
expression which tho Australian billot
sjsteni was intended to secure within
tho entire body of votors. Its purpose
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nourishing fcoj Ij often supplied
where patients aro uuublu to buy.
Tho nurse alms to curry hope and
cheer ns well as good advice to the
sick. These services aro given with
out charge, to people of every race
and creed. Her mission Ih to enter
the home us n friend.
1,UCY JUAN MOSES,
Visiting Nurse of the Dr. Day
No steps havo been so far taken
by the police In the llooth matter.
Mr. Ourrey, the secretary of the Un
derwriters' Association, Bald this
morning that he wus In communica
tion with the two Insurance compa
nies, and had forwarded to them clip
pings fro mtho local papers with ref
erence to the llooth fire.
Until he heard from the Phoenix
of Ilrookbn and the Scottish Nation,
ar Union Insurance companies, no
steps would be taken In the civil ac
tion. Pineapples! Barianas!
THE BEST THAT MONEY
Island Fruit Co.
72 S. KINO. PHONE 15.
Our Boys Are
to climate and hard runs. They nev
er give up when told to rush.
SERVICE. FH0NE 301.
-jfrU..- "Jttf.'lEjlAwT.'caCw -
Territorial Law-Makers Convene In
Fifth Session-Crowds Thronji
Capitol To Watch Deliberations
Of Psoples Representatives.
In the presence of ono of tho laic-
ett assemblages that ever thronged
Jli.- t l. l...Ii.ll.. !. t.Mfilt
; me rai'tuuH' iiuiiiihik, mo i- iu
LeglHlnturo of the Territory of Ha
muli convened thin mornlnc nt
1'ully half an hour before tho time The Hawaiian Hand mis stationed
set for opening tho two houses, nil in the Imtithituml and. until the teiu
of the vlsltois' seats In both the (orury chairmen ununited the plat
House and Senate chambers were fill- forms In the House mid Senate i turn
ed. The overflow of persons, unable bcix. a toutcit was In pingies..
to find room lu the chambers, throng- Despite the t rowded condition tit
cd the ttirridors and ernndas, llv-he torrlilom, there was an uwed
cry window opening out of the legls-.hush oer all. nud ut no time wcio
lotlve halls was choked up with e.ig- the legislators bolheied Ih any uulso
er humanity, anxious to hear the tie- from the onlookeiH
liberations of the Territory's law-1 I'tock eo.it n and foimal clothed
makers. I generally were lu evidence, and tho
Many women wero In evidence, ,.neiel thuracler of the opening day
and most of tho men who secured u' the l.tglsluture was decidedly cer
seuts In the hulls were forced by gul- emonloiis.
SENATE ORGANIZES FLIIOII OF BILLS
IN RECORD TIME.SWS THE HOUSE
Smith Chosen President
Naming of Standing Committees Is
Deferred Pending the Report
ot the committee on
Promptly nt 10 o'clocK this
morning Sonntor D. IC. linker
of Hawaii stepped to tho plat-
form of the Senate Chamber,
rapped smartly with Ills gavel,
nnd tho Senate ot the Fifth
Legislature of the Territory of
llawull was In session.
The desks of tho Senators
were grouped along three sides
of tho Chamber lu the follow-
Ewa sldo S. 13. Kalama
(ID, G. II. Kalrchlld (It), Hrlc
Knudson (It), W. J. Coolho
(It). C. J. McCarthy (D).
Maukn side Qulnn (It),
Moore (D), Huroy (I)), Chll-
Mukekuu (lilt), Woods (I)),
IloblnBon (It), Drown (II)
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In a drew shoe, you want one that is comfortable. You
can't get it in a cheap shoe.
Onr CHIEF is madt with a hand-welted sole of the
finest seleoted material by skilled workmen. Very few boot
factories can make hand-made shoes because they don't
keep the skilled workmen.
Manufacturers Shoe Co., Ltd.
.irate them befiun tho
Tin n.i rL n i-n it nil thn Pnlni i Wttft
I'.lleil with people, n ml the lawns
looked not unlike n fair-ground tin
txiosltlon day, ho man) nud eager
wire the persons wandering about.
No Hitch In Carrying
Out of Prearranged
CALL TO ORDER AT NINE;
IIOLSTEIN SEATED AT
j Sc:sion Piomiscs To Be a Busy One,
Kaniho Already Much in Evi
dence Uuick work of
All lecords In tho organization ot
tho House of Representatives of tho
Legislature of Hawaii wero broken
this morning. Speaker Holstcln took
his chair us the permanent Chairman
Just half nn hour after tho assem
blage hud been called to order by
Temporary Speaker Alfonso.
Kverjthlng went llko dockwoik.
Theio was no hitch mil where. ICit
nlho, tho effervescent member front
Kohnla, made several attempts to In
tcnupt the pie.irrnuged program
with home of his stirring speeches,
but the wheels lulled right over Mm,
nnd foi tho time liejng ho was almost
i:cr.UMng was cut nnd dried, for
the mucuses had dono their work
well nnd those chosen by their par
ties to enny forward the work of
oigunlzatlon know Just what they
were to do.
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