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The day, when the poorly lighted
store, below the level of the street,
will be patronized, has gone and
riddance. The clean, well-lighted store
easily entered and advertised In the
0 u 1 1 e 1 1 n wins.
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Moan a l'ob. 1 9
Mnkura Mcli. 2
In Honolulu It's the Evening Bulletin
VOL. XI. NO. 4238.
JO PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1009. 10 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
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NO POLITICS FOR COURT IN COUNTY CASE
BILLS STILL POURINCj IN ON LEGISLATORS
V. I j. Hopper. V II. ThoimtH and ,
11, Kwnrl, lliu I In co men appointed to
uppr.ilbu Hie IC-ilnhco, Kiuial, lands,
lmvo iii.ulu their report In llio (lincrn
or anil iccnmmciid Dial tho pioposod
exchange I'O m.iilo. Tho net Ion recom
mended will probably tie taken In Ibo
According I" tbt terms of tlio pro
mised exchange, the Mellrjdo Nug'ir
Company will convoy to Ibo (Inu'iii
incut 17.10 ncrcs of land suitable for
hnmcstcndliig, xltnnlt'il upon pails of
tbo Wawlnwa, I.nwiil ami I'iwnl sec
IIoiih. Those arc In Incliido tbo liu-
His Resolution Calls
Representative Jou Cohen tblu
morning Introduced Into the House a
ri solution calling upon the (iovcriior
to furnish tho lower-lcglslatlve body
with ccitaln Infoi illation In regard,
to llio public lands, both those still
In tho hands iiml control of tho Gov
ernment, mid tli oso held under Icaso
by the Hiigar Interests. This Informa
tion, If obtained, should provo of
much Interest and Millie, though Just
vhat his Idea Is n asking tho Gov
ernor to supply It tbo Representative
ilbl not Htuto.' This will probably de
velop later when tbo Jteprosentutlvo
fiom tho Fourth District Introduce
one of the hilts that he Is still keep
ing under his bat. Tbo text of tbo
icsolutlon Is us follows:
Hesolvcd, That tbo Governor of tbo
Tenltory of Hawaii bo and hereby
H requested and directed to furnish
In this 1 louse of Representatives, at
tho earliest posslhlo dale, tbo follow
ing Information relative In the public
lands of tho Territory or Hawaii not
permanently alienated or In definite
process of alienation, or public lauds
If a Bed to sugar plantations, which In
foi mat Ion shall bo tabulated and sum
I'inrlred Island by Island anil dlstilct
by dlstilct, and the Information shall
be so tabulated that It may bo rec
ognized. Identified mid eoiupaied with
the present published list of public
lands and the Information shall lover
tho following points:
(Continued on Page 2)
arc always Just Right.
The dressiest and most
particular men wear
" Benjamin " Dress
Suits and a Dress
Suit must be perfectly
The same perfect
tailoring is found in
all "Benjamin Clothes"
And the best wearing,
pre-shrunk goods are
always used in making
COR. PORT & HOTEL.
1 niVPiiiciitH upon llio land iiml l.nnn.o'ifi
Bullous of wnlcr erpetiially. TIicbo
I lands niljoln on two sides Ibo upper
land of Kabibeo, upon which tbo Oov
I eminent has been honiostendlug, anil
will gho tbo (lowrninonl an oppor
tunity to continue Its operations In tills
In return for thin land Ibo (Invert!
incut will eourv to the sugar colli
ipauy ftnn ncrcs of canu land, with no
wmcr; i:.i ncrcs oi wnsio inuil, ciueuy
Hiimiicu in ine guicnes in mo canu lanu
ami 12 ncrcs of sand beacb, except the
usual 100 foot (.trip along the shore
which Ik reserved by llio (loverninctit
Wailuku Company Would
Leave Ship At
l.'ec in ' of an alleged lack of proper
accommodations and food, mid because
Captain Ilennett of thn Claiidlnu did
not penult them to go In thu first rail
In deck, tbo men of Company I, Na
tional Guard or Hawaii, of Wailuku,
who came down as passengers to be
present nt Ibo military encampment
which Is being held nt Mnanalua, mndu
mi attempt to leave the ship al l.a
haliia. In this company, of whicli Captain
V. K. Hal la captain, were forty-seven
men nnd three offlceis.
Tho tumble originated because of
tho fact that tho olUcers weio glen
first class accommodation, while Ibo
men were put In the steerage.
dipt. Ilennett thought tbo men worn
steerage passengers and therefore they
were not entitled to tbo privileges ac
corded the ethln passengers. Tbo
double was p itched up finally, after
tbo ollleeis of tho company ami Cap
tain lliuiiett bad held a conference.
The men. after Hint, were allowed tu
go wherever Ibej pleased on the
The men of the company from Wai
luku claimed W'slenlny that when they
fume down hero last time thuy weru
given III st el-iss passage anil enjojed
the 1 1 In Immensely.
The General Committee of tbo Klor
ul I'aiado will meet at I o'clock this
nfteriiooii at Dliector I'etrlo's office.
(orrvcl (otlica fbr. Urn
MADE IN NUWYORlC
M YUitfJX' 1' It'
IN PEACEFUL MOOD
No Signs of Conflict in
Lower House Of
FLOOD OF RESOLUTIONS
AND BILLS CONTINUES
Many of the Members Are Getting
in Early with Their Appro-
pnatton Measures for
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Second Day Morning 8estlon.
A coiitluiinUoii of Ibo flood or bllli
and resolution Hint characterized tho
first day's work of tho llouso was nt
most tho only fcaturo of tbo session
this morning. Debates wcro fow and
fur between, and iiono of them con
tallied nny hint of ncriinony. If It
wore possible tor tho entire session to
ho as peaceful as its beginning, the
Legislature of 1909 would bo a mark
in the history of tho Territory to bo
looked back to by future legislatures
and copied. If possible, as an example
Many of tho Representatives aro get
ting In early with their little wants.
Alfonso was tho star performer In tbo
Introiluctlng lino this morning. Ho
proposed n lot of resolutions calllng.for
tbo appropriation of money from the
public treasury for school houses,
court houses, etc., for his constituents
whicli aggregated over $200,Ono. Ho
explained afterward Unit these rosolu
tlons nro only a few of tho many which
ho expects to Introduce along tho sumo
line. Ily getting In with requests ag
gregating n largo sum, ho hopes to he
able to get a fairly respectable slice of
tbo melon when It Is cut.
lllco inado an effort .to cut down tho
printing hills by means or n resolution
to refer all appropilatlon resolutions
to tho committee having charge or ap
proprlatlou bills, to bo considered In
Committee or the Wholo later. This
nroused tho principal discussion or tho
morning nnd ended In Rice's withdraw
lug his losoliitlnn, though ho an
noiiiired that later In tbo session ho
would offer a substitute.
Kuleiopu offered a hilt amending Ilia
Municipal Act by striking out nil of
Section 10 relating to tho presiding of
ficer rtr tho Hoard of Supervisors, and
making a number of other changer..
Tho general Idea of tho bill appears to
bo lo deprho Mayor Kern or much of
the power, niithoilty and dignity which
ho now enjoys.
In order to bo sure or getting their
pay, tho House rushed through second
lending Ibo bill making an approprln,
Hon for tho leinunerallon or tho legis
lators lor their arduous Inborn. Strango
to say there was no opposition what
ever to tlio passage or this nicasiuc
Tbo two resolutions calling for tho ap
pointment of commissions, one to ex
amino Into thn matter of private
wharves mid landings and thn other
to Investigate the fruit anil vegetable
(Continued on Page 6)
Soon Be Ready
Owing to the great demand
for "Hawaiian Securities," a
pamphlet of full and valuable
information concerning every
Arm and corporation listed on
the Stock Exchange, it lias
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 TOrtT STREET
Ban ed By
Tho attempt or Jhe opposing law
yers In tho "county ease" to Inject jiol
itlcs Into tho trial of the disputed ques
tions of fact before .ludgo Robinson
will have only the effect of delaying
matters, according t n statement insda
this morning by llio Judge. "The facts
aro all wo nro trying tu gel at " said
His Honor. "I don't euro anything
about tho politics of it There are
only two or threw mutters to bn deter
mined. One of these Ik whether tho
Mayor did make tho npidntmcnts It is
claimed ho mndu. and It he did. whclli
er or not ho had thi authority to make
them. These questions hnvo not yet
been decided, nor has thu question or
whether or not the old Hoard of Super
visors had power In abolish thu unices
created by It.
"I don't rare anything about the red
sons hack or the acts or the Mayor or
of tho Hoard of Supervisors. I have
nothing to do with their itolltlc and
It will do none of them nny good to try
to Inject politics Into thy court pro
ceedings." Shortly alter 3 p. in. csterdny thn
petitioner In tho Trent mandamus, case
tested and tbo respondent proceeded
with his proofs. Attorney Kinney mado
offers to provo that tho resolution
passed by tho old Hoard of Supervis
ors, abolishing nil offices and employ
ments (except those created by ordi
nance) created by tlio Supervisors of
tbo County of Oaliu, wns adopted for
tho solo purpose nnd object of prevent
ing tbo Mayor from innklng nny up-
tmlntments under flection 116 of llin,
Municipal Act, and to cnablo the newi
Hoard to mnko such appointments
themselves. Deputy City Attorney Mil
verton objected to tho offer on tho
ground that tho motive of tbo Super
visors in passing thu resolution was
Immaterial, provided tbo resolution It
(Continued on Page 2)
WILL COME UP
Saturday morning at II o'clock i
tbo Senate will consider tho re
A list or tho men whom tho 4
f Governor has appointed to offlco
f t-lncu thu fourth legislature ait- 4
r Journed, together with tho dates 4
of their nppolutiuontn and their
f salaries, was sent to tho Senate
f by Ills Hxcellency shortly urtcr
4- that body convened yestorday
f morning. Action thereon was do
4 fcrred until tho end of tho weok,
t 4 f ttt72S. KINO.
NEW SHIPMENT OF HIGH GRADE, IMPORTED
SPRING MATTRESSES, FOR WOOD OR IRON BEDS,
J. Hopp & Co.,
1R5 KING ST.
RAFT OF BILLS
Law-Makers Get Busy
On Second Day of
WAYS AND MEANS
Maui Senator Alone Introduces Fif
teen Bills Which Pass First
Reading Governor Sends
8eeond Day Morning Session.
SYNOI'BIB OP HUSINE8S
This morning's session of tho -f
f Senate wns dovoted largely to tho
Introduction or bills. Seuator
Coelho or Maul nlono offered flf-
teen moasures for tho consldera-
f Hon of the Inw-makors. -f
Mono of tho bills wero" read
through, all of thorn being called -t
off b) tltlo nnd. on motion, passed
through their first rending,
A resolution, calling for tho -f
turning over to tho various coun-
ties or tho water systems. Jails, t-
fire appliances, antTotKor Terrj-
-f torln! property In vhlch'tho"'c6ilii.
f ties nro directly Interested, wns f
f referred to tho Committee on I'uli-
He Ijinds for roort;
Senator 'Knudsen or Kauai ob
Jectcd strongly to so sweeping n
resolution, on tlio ground that. In
f many Instances, It would take In
f comc-bcarlng property away from t
-f tho Territory and thus reduce the
President Smith announced thu
membership of tho Wnys and
Mcnna Committee, and all or tho
fll'iR committees aro now 4-
-f Senator Coelho resigned as a
member of tho Commltteo on I'M- .
t ucatlon, nnd Sonator Eric Knud-
sent was appointed In his place. 4
A message from tho Governor.
recommending tho appropriation
or money to pay for certain lands t
f on tho iBland of Molokal, taken 4
for tho leprosarium, was read.
4 Kalaraa endeavored to get
through a motion adjourning tin-
f til 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
f Tho motion wns seconded but, -t-
considerable opposition develop- 4
Ing, was withdrawn.
J,1ur Hepubllcans and ono Domo-
crnt wcro named as members or the
Committee on Ways nnd Means or thn
Senate at the morning session or the
(Continued on Page 2)
THE BEST THAT MONEY
Island Fruit' Co..
Our Boys Are
to climate and hard runs. They nev
er give up when tola to rush.
SERVICE. PHONE 301.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind Feb. 16.
today making the Tariff Commission
INDIANAPOLIS, Intl. The pur
pose of the Indlnnnpolls tariff inn
wntlnn, ns set forth In Its call, Js "to
give Immediate and adequate expres
sion of the existing public demand
foi the creation of a permanent, non
partisan, scmljudlclnl tariff commis
sion, whicli shall collect, collate, ami
sjudy Industrial nnd commercial facts
In this anil other cnuntriea pertinent
to the tariff question for tho Informa
tion and tiso of Congress and tho Ex
ecutive." It Is nlso proposed to give Congress
n decided expression of public opin
ion for tho enactment of u law at tho
npproachlng special session establish
ing such n commission,
Tho call for thn convention Is sign,
ed by tho following Important mm
National Association or Manufac
turers. Merchants' Association ot Now
Ilostou Chamber of Commerce.
Western Association of Shoe Wlinlu
Missouri Manufacturers' Associa
Farmers' National Congress.
Nntlounl Association of I-'iirnltiiru
Merchant Tailors' National Protec
PITTSBURG. Pa., Feb. 18. W.
German National Bank, has been convicted of bribing one of the -City
W I I f
Knox Will Be Secretary
WASHINGTON. D. C Feb. 18.
reducing the salary of the Secretary
Knox to become Secretary of State in
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 18. The bill establishing a State Bank
ing Department has gone to the Governor.
i m .
WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 18.
SIVAS, Persia, Feb. 18. The recent earthquake caused the destruc
tion of 892 buildings and widespread damage to all structures.
ui i - - m
In a dress shoe, you want one that is comfortable. You
can't get it in a cheap shoe.
Our CHIEF is made with a hand-welted sole of tho
finest selected material by skilled workmen. Very fow boot
factories can make hand-made shoes because they don't
keep the skilled workmen. '
Manufacturers Shoo Co., Ltd.
The Tariff Convention took action
a permanent organization.
Manufacturers' Association ot
Da) ton Chamber of Commerce.
lown Stato MamifactiirciH' As&o- ,
Nntlonnl Association of C.iso Goods
Manufacturers of America. , .
National I'lano Manufacturers' As
sociation of America.
Millers' National Pederatlon.
.National Association of Implement
nnd Vehicle Manufacturers.
National Association for thu llxtcn
slon or I'orelgn Commerce.
Midwestern Tnrlff Association.
Central TarlfT Commission of fif
teen Constituent Organizations.
Indianapolis Hoard of Trade.
Iiidlniiupolls .Manufacturers' Asso
ciation. Merchants' Association or Indian
apolis. Tho letter from Mr. Tafl lo Mr.
Itlescnbeig of the Commltteo of Ar-
rni'Reinents leads ns follows:
Augusta, lln., -Ian. Ii, 1909. My
Dear Sir: I quite ngreo with )OU ill
thu advantage of bin lug u peimanvut
1 tariff commission, nnd If the present
tariff bill should mnko provision for
sr.nio such body It would meet uiy
Michigan Manufacturers' Associa
tion. i m '
W. Ramsey, former president of the
The President today signed the bill
of State and thus enabled P. C.
the Taft Cabinet.
The Conservation Congress met
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