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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU. T. It., MONDAY, FED. 22, IS
Governor's Wife Awards
Prizes At the Park
Above fi owned the bold outline uf
Diamond Head, rugged, t hf oat i-nliiB,
siiRgestlvo of the Kie.it guns tluit
crouch In concealc-miit behind: iim
uku the mists and scuds of rain 1110
incntnrlly obscured Mnlioa valley,
now and again charging down In
i wall tiuil cliitngetl to Him-r ,
mid Minlshed iih If absorbed b) the'
nriglit Hiltillgui; towant tne ny
mimi n jiIi ill 1 1 itt trttlilnfi il tltlt ullriml
III '0 11 I.IMIIK 111 UkMI.11 lll" .TI1V
tli by the hurrying wheels of ap
proaching carriages and the pound
ing hoofs of homes; anil on the lev
el plain of Knplolnnl I'.uk gathered
one of the largest riowdn that ever
asbeniblcd III Honolulu to tee the
awarding of prizes for the Fourth An
nual Floral Parade
"Kaleldostope of color" Is a idiriiKe
worn threadbare by too fountain use
but what other expression can ouu
nnd to give an Idea of the scene that
presented Itself from the Judges'
stand thin morning at the levlew
nnd iiwimllni: of nrlies? I
It was nearly 1 1 .to when the head ll ''"'1 '': Ai mjlc clillil
... , ,,.,.,,. Joe Uivell, horn Oct 17, 190S II
or the parade reached the paik. for su ,0- 1)a((,(, m ,; 1!)08
the pace was necessarily set by the , Schi,niaii Cnrrlago Co Ltd to Ma
slowest unit and a Roat Is no speed ra I Elvln; 1); lot 8, blk 1(5. Kalmukl
lecoid-breaker In fact, the goats Tract, Honolulu; $165. II 315, p
fell out before the park was reached. 271. Dated Nov 10, 1908.
Charging down the line with a Fllomenn lleneyldeB to Maria J
thunder of hoofs and In the midst ot
a cloud of dual the pa-u ilders foi til
ed In Hue along the roadside beond
the Judges' stand while tho girl ild
ers and the Island Princesses took
their stand I'.wn of the pl.itfoim.
Followed the automobiles' and car
riages, which passed In review, then
circled about and came to leit on
tho sward back of the stand until the
prlze-wlnueis wcie called out and
told to diive back nnd receive tho Recorded Feb. 6. 1009.
much-valued banners and ribbons. Pioneer hlg & l-o.in Assn of Iln
llut It wasn't the parade that T.01.1..10 .J.me.Vu J. D'aB: 'lc!: '? .'""'!
made the show that Is peculiar to
Honolulu The automobiles, car
riages, princesses, nnd pa-it riders
weie all a p.nt of It, but only u part
It was the ciowd that nsscmbled un
der the blue sky of Hawaii, u crowd
Rutheied from all the corners of the
tin tli and assembled In this beautiful
park, that was the real spectacle.
On the side of the road opposite
the Judges' stand was drawn up a line
of automobiles that were not enter
ed In tho parade hut which must
have numbered not less than 75.
Mingled with the mwere wagons,
carriages, carry-tills, with here and
there an old express wagon filled
with Chluete or Japanese.
About the Judges' stand ware
grouped the pedestrians In thou
sands men, women, and child en
especially children of all nationali
ties, nnd all dressed either In the
white that Is peculiar to these Isl
ands or In the reds, blues, pinks, and
jellows bo loved by many of the con
glomerate multitude. There have
been Floral Parades before, but never
IIIIC II1UI Mlllillll'U U ClllWIt IIKU II1U l
one thut assembled in Kuplolaui Parle I
this morning. How they all got ,
tliuiu In tlmo to see the Judging is nl
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niystery hut they were theie. Soino
came in hurrying automobiles, some
In cnrilages, bonie afoot The street
cars were Jammed until there was
not room for a fly to stick on.
Hut there was room for all. K-i-plolanl
Park Is' possibly not so well
adapted to the purpose to which It
was put this inclining as aie tho! '"-' B"-"". nicn also worKett tils way
Punnhou Collego grounds, which I""1 lo "10 nark' wa" lucidly browsing
were used last iear. from tlm stand-
point of the Judges, as It Is impos-
(.llkln 111 ll a flt(lllt 1 1 1 II a tit Liw. own n
PIUIU 111 IMU 11714IIV1 IIUCC nVK IIIUID
portion of the parade at ono
time, but tt offers more room to the
(Ireat difficulty was tcporlcnccd In
keeping the load clear fur the rldeis
and the nutomohllcs, Monty, car-
rliiirra. ele Most of the nelnnl unite..
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work was done by J. M. Dowsett and
a few able assistants, tlm police, with
me exception 01 cow or me nioumeu
iiiu, upiicuruiB iu unit itmi lien
principal oucy was 10 sianci in pic- wa ,1()t WHI BrlllIllatC(i frol
tuteaque pobea and hnve their pic- the Cooper Medical College In 1901.
tines tuken by the hundreds of ca- S(mie tinhorn s.tiuhler caught In the
met a fiends. The pa-u riders wero nD, savc , namo , , polco Blf;
obliged to go all the way around the ward Wolter. and It was so published
truck hefoie they could get room this morning. There Is hut ono real
enough lo gallop past tho Judges' iKdward Woller In Honolulu unci ho oh
fltuml. ' Jects tohls namo being lakon In vnln
When the parade reached tho by anyone, especially on the morning
grounds and Its various units had ta-)0f his fifty-fifth birthday, which ho Is
ken their pluees after passing in re- t celebrating today. .Mr. Wolter does
view hefote tho mallhlnl Judges, not appear In tho gambling raids or
''those who wero adjusted best wero police cum t recoids.
Instructed to return to the Judges'
stand. There Mrs. Wulter V. Freer,
wife of tho Governor of Hawaii,
handed to tho successful competitors
tho pennants, ribbons, and badges
lhat Indicated the degreo ot their
excellence. She was assisted by T.
REAL ESTATE THANSACTIONS.
Entered for Record Feb. 19, 1909,
From 10:30 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Daniel JJellew nnd wf to Antonio
M Ilrnga uud wf D
John T, llrown tu II Yanagatuho
-t nl L
Joseph D Grant by rcgr Notice
fi S Hohertson to Mnllti Kekua..AM
Mallo Kekun to Maraea Collin.. ltel
Vnlcntlne 8 Holt et nl to Tib of
si of r l.iinntllo M
Win A Hall to Tr of Est of 11 V
Holt .' M
J II Schnark and wf to Knhlklna K
M Whittle D
Entered for Record Feb. 20, 1009,
From a a. m. to 10:30 ft. m.
m - . .,i.i;n aIiiiII to John K. k'n
niolu (.t al I)
s r .. c utters ,y nMy to A M
Surah C -Witters by ntty to Mariano
l). Sllvu L
I'lii Tract l'lati
Isaac Testa to I'naaln Williams ..I)
W'otiK Kwal to Wong I. long t)
V Mnruono to von Hamm-Young
Co Ltd CM
II llackfcld & Co to Jose (1 Serrao. .D
, , . Qnq
Jtm ciemcnfo" nnd wf' to S
Stanford; t); 13 hnlf lot 23, blk 10.
Kawalliao St. Honolulu; $600. II 3l!,
P 209. Dated Mar 24, 190S.
Minnie Uivell and hsb to lokua Ke-
icona; net; nil in teiiseuoiti, mugs, etc
Hnnunkaha, Honolulu; $400, II IV7
Mrs Josephine Wider to von Hamm
Young Co Ltd; C M; 1 two cylinder
Model F llulck touring car No. 9414,
Oalui; $900. II 307, p 484. Daled
l'eh 4, 1909.
Itamoud Itcyes by mtgec to Kaln
Kualhuc; Korc Affdt; (ut In lot 3 of
Machndo Subdlvsn Asylum ltd. Ho-
II 307. p 480. Dated Jan 7,
1 . 0 0 .
M JIIIU Ql, I MlllUIll 111 ftllll. 11 Dll
,p 184. Dated Fob B, 1909.
Joseph J Dlas and wf to 0 L Sam
son; D; por It P (Or) 1302, W'yllle
St. Honolulu; $750. II 315, p 27
Dated Feb 5, 1909.
Hernard !' lleardmorc and wf to
Trs of Kit of W C Lunalilo; M; lot
I. blk 9. College HIUs, Honolulu; $2.
400. II 314, p 18G. Dated Keb 0,
CHINESE IS FOUND
DEAD IN HIS DED
A Chinese lailndrymnn was found
dead, locked in his house In Moanuliri
early this uftcrndon, According to Ah
Kap, Samuel Damon's Chlucsu lima
who reported tho matter to tho police
the mnii had been dead for several
The body of the Chinaman was ills
coveied by All Pak, who was attracted
by the great number of tiles which
hunt? nrnunil tin. houwe
Deputy Sheriff Huso will Invcstlgat'.)
'tin. ..i,u. if Hit. ni.ii'u il..n(li
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NOTES ON THE ROAD HOME
When Inst seen, ll.u "Koua ulghllii
Kale." which drew the cut exploiting
' Kuiuikwi Immigration, out to Knplo-
lcn 'ark tills morning, was slowly
wending his way hack to town. The
donkey looked "till In" and apepared
to bo ruminating on the dcllghfb of the
Illg Island, ns compared with the Joys
of a Floral Parade.
l"" u" 'iJ -"'" '"' -"" ""'" 'K'"
ltd on tho starboard sldo of u "Valklkl
i ,. 1 it
, '"" -"' " "" lniuy
muviUK ins lliBeci lilting 1UIUKUI1U live'
line, whilst tho turtle had retired with'
I In his shell nnd refused to proceed,
' "I)cmey" Hnrtman was the life of
i the Ktks hunch, and his Invitation to
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"'."u "' ,v'"" '"" 1""""" I""!"-'' '"
'J'"'! 'ho festive crowd In tho Elki
I)r c A Nnl, wu Ilrrlvf1 (0(,ay
, tho Mongolia is stopping at the Hu
Pructlcully all tho business houses
nloug tho waterfront today closed In
honor of tho birthday of Georgo Wash
Mis, Ilallou, wife of Justice liulhm
of tho Supremo Court, returned today
in the Mongolia.
Georgo It. Cnrter, accompanied by
Mrs. Carter, wero among tho arrivals
this morning In the steamship Mon
golia. N. W. Mclvor, former American Con
sul at Yokohama, Is a through passen
ger In the Mongolia
ALL TIIK SHIPS In tho harbor to
day are decorated with flags In honor
of the hlithduy of Geoigo Washington.
TIIK AMi:itlCAN-HAVAI!AN com
pauy's steamer Pleiades Ih fluo to nr
dvo totlay fiom tho pound.
GORGEOUS IS PAGEANT
(Continued from P&es 1)
their horses curveting, a pago out
of the l'ast transferred to the pres
ent. followed the blcjclc section, the
wheelmen slowly pushing their
strangely decorated mounts like a
finny host emerged from the sea.
Another deputy marshal followed
them to see that the line pursued Its
way without confusion, and then
cntno the Galnt Louis hand.
The band preceded the biggest sec
tion of the parado. the automobile
section, the beautiful)- decorated ma
chines following one another slowly
ut regular Intervnls nnd eliciting the
cheers of tho populace that crowded
the sidewalks along tho line of
Another deputy marshal, and then
the Industrial School band.
Then camo thc princesses, bcnutl-Hof
fill gills tiding handsotm; horses and
vying with one another In the skill
with which they sat their mounts,
and rousing the npplauso of their
After them came the long linn ot
decorated carriages, nnd then the
At the end of the long parado
canto Honolulu's excellent fire depart
ment, the fire laddies costumed In
their fire lighting clothes, the well
groomed horses jirnnciiig, every bit of
metul on harness and wngons shin-
No. 1 The von Ilnmm-Young gn-
ragc showed a spirit of keep abreast
of the times by entering an nlrshlp.
The ship was built of white and out-
lined In the natural flowets of tho.A "ring or tno nutionai cone signal
No. 2 A. A. Young entered a run
about tho entire body und wheels of
which were covered with bunches of
wltltn titifl iitiniln vliilntu ntmlnst tt
bnckg.ound of maidenhair fern. And Tho JounB "'I1' "ccuponu wore ycl
thcto modest and dellcato b.coms low. "athemums In their Jialr
peeping fiom their feathery
giound formed a pretty picture.
No. :i A unique entry was tho
runabout belonging to Mrs. Hoff-!,
mnnn. Nulling was used to decor' !
. ., , i . . .i. "nun iiviueri, iMuy iiurron.
ate this little cui but two vegctablcsJ VrlnceM Kaplolanl, and Nora and
ennots and cabbages. The body .Klfretlu I angc
of the car was hidden by the green No ,j Mr atcnefcr cntP(,
ops of tho can ou and the deep yel- ; arRe our car dc'coratci, vth
low of tho tubo Itself was vciyuatul.a'ledanurtecarnat,onsnn(,
effective mnlmt this. our largo 1? 0,cul,ahtl, 0,..e car were e.lC
cabbages weie used for the llgjits.',,,,,,, w, g4vefb- rcd ualoon(I.
Tho whole effect was m st pleasing. Tho My ( (Ue caf aU th(J whM,g
No. 5-The laigo Isejiberg car en- ()f m, carnat0ngmd t,o trlm-
tcicd by the Japanese Consulate wub "ninRg ()f ,,, ,,,
one of the most beautiful of tho tour-1 ,N() Tnc ,.rom(U0 Commlt
Ing cars. The body of he car was ,,., rn wa8 B nm!U)0Ut coverc
covered with Amci lean llenuty roses wh ,. formcd of mor,UB
"""" ""'" "'' B"- '"'
cherry trees In full blossom, tho
Idea being to typify tho nsslmllntlon
of the American and Japanese In llif
wall. Tho car was occupied' by Jap'
nnese and American types of feminine
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No C-Llent Moses entered n
runabout done In pink und green.
Tho green used weio fan palms und
strung f torn ono palm to tho other
ciu piiin vuiituciuu teis. i tie cuir
opy was formed of ferns caught hero
and there with pink satin hows.
No. 7 A Dillingham car entered
by the Japanese Consulate wus u plc -
tire Of delicate pastel tints. The
body of the car was hidden by hy-
uiuiiKi-ua in iikiii uiue, pniK, itivcti-1
tier, and white, and scattered here
nlltl fliprn uri.l-n whlln tiltpvu'intliii.'
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mums A canopy of wisteria com-
lueit-u cms p.ccure oi japan.
No. I4-A large touring car enter -
,. ' , ,, . "',""'" """ ".paragus forn. Over tho tonneau was
soft delicate elude of p nk. Hun- a cnn y , ow nnd the occulmnts
tlretls nf itlnk lnsos wltli n luifl.-.l .. ....
ground of tulle in thp same delicate
tint formed the body ot the car. The
live women occupants wore white
dotted Swiss ill esses with white pic-
ttll-p bats trlintnpfl In ntnlr 1-nt.pn
Fluffy white parasols with pink satin Tho cu"laBO "ectlon was led by Mr.
stieameis formed tho finishing touch"1"1 XIr. Hub. Schuman driving their
to this plcturo of summer. span of buckskins. The team wns
No, 15 Itobert W. Shlnglo's now artistically decorated with wisteria
car might well have been called "The 'anil malder.'.ialr fern with ribbons to
Scarlet Fan." Tho tonneau was match. TIiIb brought forth much
screened In by three largo fans made' applause as It passed along the
of deep red polnsettlas. Small fans streets,
of tho same color weie used to cover Mlts Lowe und Miss Magoon had
every available spaco, Tho wheels a very attractive little rig In which
wero formed of red polnsettlas. The thoy lepresente dtwo Indian maidens
occupants woio Colonial cut suits of .with the appropriate surroundings.
red satin. The ladles of the
carried led parasols.
No. 1C The AlllolnnI .School went
back to nursery rhyme days In so-.carried a banner with "Kuiopenn
lectlng a Biihjcct for their entry ami Immigration" emblazoned on It und
entered tho old woman who lived in j tho rig wus decoruted wth sunllow
u shoo. This old lady of the twen- eis nnd crototm,
t let li century wus housed In a Krnest Raul's Glee Club had a
blight led Biitiu Colonial pump with most elaborute float druwn by a
n massive gilt buckle. She and her ' prancing span. The float represent
chlldren all woie dresses of Bcurlot. ed music and was decorated In blue
No, 17 The students from the nnd whlto. Mr. Kaal and His glee
Punnhoii Preparatory School wero club were appropriately placed nnd
seated under u pergola covered with sang Hawaiian songs as they pabsed
masses of yellow blossoms. The down tho streets,
students wore yellow lels and carried Hawaiian Tribe No. 1 of the Order
itreamcis ot yellow satin ribbon. ol lied Men had u very striking llont
No. 18 Oahu Collego was anoth- with Indians in full regallu seated
er of tho beautiful school entries about a tepee. A stnull papoose pluy
Kveiywheie It was greeted with ed the tomtom while the camp !he
rounds of nppluuse. Tho students In burned,
Die car bore tho college pennants und Fire Britrade
No. 19 The car entered by tho
Kawnlahao School showed that thcto
had been hours of thought nnd work
spent over It. Tho body of tho car
was In two Bhades of green nnd the
side bore a largo black shield with
the Monogram K. B.
No. 20 The High ScliOfd en
tered n large touring car done In
black nnd yellow. A black pennant
ncross the hack uf the car bore tho
word "McKlnlcy"' and across tho
hood was another large pennant
with II. M. S. In old Kngllsh typo.
Knch of the occupants bote a II. M.
No. 21 The Normal 8chool students
wero seated In n large car the body
of which was coveted with a light
green crepo nnd over this climbed
masses of white roses. The young
misses In this car wete gowned all In
Huffy dresses and wore picture hatJ
the same material with wreaths nf.
No. 26 Mr. Cheatham entered n
largo float tolling the old story ot tho
cherry tree. In the center wns a
largo sign which read "What Hap
pened to fleorge." Place, Mount
Vernon. Time, 1738 Tho cherry
tree was there, as was also (leorgo
und his hatchet.
No. 25 Dr. Anderson's largo
car was covered with Iris in dellcato
pink and blue and lavender nnd was
occupied by a bevy of pretty little
No. 29 K. D. Tcnney entered n
largo seven-passenger car decorated
In pink and yellow- roses und Inside
were n dozen little tots clad In dain
No. 31 The entry of the S. 8. Iro-
luols wus the most pretentious ot
Ine noals. It was a largo bout nnd
was manned by a crew In uniform.
flags floated over the center. Tho
ship was outlined In purple Iris.
No, 8 Tho touring car entry of
J. L. McLean was u mass of yello.v
chrysanthemums and yellow tulle.
uuii vuiiieii Japanese purusoig inin
wiin me same uowers.
No. 9 Mr. Allan Herbert's run-
lllimtt U'nti tltiftirntntl rintlcsilt, I.,
,, mac ,,,, The 6ccup8ll
glories In all of tho dellcato pastel
tints. The occupants all wore yellow
No. 22 Tho Knlulnnl Homo entry
was n largo five-passenger car with
.,, )()(y entrey coverci, wh yeJW
Icrepe paper over which was draped
IMl.M ThroUBll tIle net tracd
vlnet ,ver0(, wtll gnow-whlto
' Tho car wng occupei by Wo
,,. Krs (reMC(, a , flu wlt0
with huts crowned by yellow roscB,
No. 23 Georgo Ross' runabout
formed u bright, spot of color, being
1 . elltlrplv ilf.pnrntn.1 In IIia hrlf-litnitt
or ,, nnd occllpled ,,y a boy and
gr, wlm wore coa,H anii huU )f ,
, vv(, B,m(o
No 1 Mrs. Ilnlley's entry was
, , , ,, ,,, T,e en.
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,uro hotiy of the car was completely
h(Iden wt,, uougav,ea whe tne
wlecl( wre fonne( of ,he game ow
era lntcrrnnB,e(, wIlh Bprnyg of nB.
all wore yellow lels.
Mr. Soares drove a two-wheolor In
which n "Koua nightingale" did sei'-
.vice ns motive power. The donkey
I The lire brigade was represented
by the chemical engine In charge (t
Assistant Chief Decrliig. Tho lim
chlno wns decorntcd with lilies, malle
nnd native greens. This wns follow
ed by the hook and ladder trimmed In
ted, white, and blue hydrangeas, The
firo laddies always havo" something
elaborate and this was up to 'ho
splendid standard ot the department.
Hut the fishes certainly made up
for any feeling of disappointment
that spectators may hare felt over
the absence of the promised speci
men of Japan's national vehicles. Not
only wns last year's display greatly
surpassed us regards site, but the
class of tho Individual entries wns
even hotter, though Inst year tho
fishes were highly complimented.
The Territorial Messenger Service
wns represented by a. big Knla. The
fish model was the work of a 15-year
old messenger of the company, and
was remnrknbly effective. With the
exception of a brief glimpse ot n bi
cycle propelled by a pair of youthful-
looking legs, there was nothing to do
s troy tho Illusion of n giant of the
deep swimming gracefully along
D. W. Alexander propelled a Humu
humu along the line of march. His
"flsli" evoked many expressions of nd
miration, and wns very lifelike.
Iloddrlguez' entry, n Kawa, was a
very clever bit of work, and showed
much Ingenuity, not only In concep
tion, but In workmanship.
K. L. Hutchinson propelled a big
Ulautn through the streets. The brll
llant coloring ot his finny monster
wns copied with startling truthful
ness. C. II. Froltas choso tho shark for
his hlcyclo decoration and carried out
his work In u clever manner.
There were two turtles In line, ono
constructed und propelled by Ognlu
nnd the other by Sal a. It was no
easy matter to tlrlvo the pscudo am
phibians through the highways on
the top ot a bicycle, but, though am
bitious, the undertaking was most
successfully carried out.
Yoshlkawa was not satisfied to fol
low In the footsteps of the other ex
hibitors, and his blt'ycle was decorat
ed with a giant model of un air
dweller the butterfly of his own
With remarkable skill tho artist
reproduced, not only the dellcato coloring,-
but the form us well of tho
fragile plumage Insect. Each ten
acle was reproduced faithfully and
the entry was one of the most effect-
Ivo In the entire l'urude.
I, Graham und P. Dodgo also had
effective entries In line.
There cnn bo no doubt but that
henceforth tho bicycle entries will bo
ono of the features of the Floral l'u
rude. No Jinrikisha
The Japanese had announced their
Intention of entering it Jinricksha,
but It was nowhere In evidence, It
develops that there was but one "Nip
poneso cub" in Honolulu and In get
ting Into prnctico for tho Parade, the
cnbby run across a car track too rap
Idly and tho delicate wheels of the
man-drawn sulky wero put out ot bus
An effort was made to get tt ready
In time for the Parade, but the repair
Job proved to ho rather n big con
tract so the project had to be given
In time for tho Parade, but the re
pair Job proved to be rather a big
contract, so the project had to be
The following officiated as Judges
In tho various classes:
Automobiles J, S Hear, Vancouver;
Mrs. J, U. Ilryan, Itochester, N. Y.;
and Mrs. J. W. Smith, Fargo, N. D.
Carriages J. II. Ilryan, Rochester,
N. Y.; Mrs. 8. 8. near, Vancouver;
and Mrs. Georgo Fraier of Vancouver.
Floats J. W. Smith, Fargo, N. D.;
Mrs. It. I,. Morse, Seattle; and Mrs.
Georgo W. Kinney, Chicago.
Illcycles, Flro Department, Etc, U.
L. Morse, Seattle; Mrs. II, St. Qoar,
San Francisco; and Miss Georglnn
Pa-u Hitlers Mrs. J. M. Dowsett,
Mrs. IJ. P, Low, and Harry von Holt,
SAN FHANCI8CO, Calif., Feb. 7.
After Increasing Ub rates between
San Francisco and New York and
subsequently announcing their cnn
collation, the American-Hawaiian
Steamship Company has finally auth
orized a definite advance In Its tariff
I schedule. Tho new rates will apply
on about half tho staple articles that
enter Into Ub trade. The Increase
will run from C cents n hundred ou
some articles to 10 cents a hundred
The positive announcement of tho
advance was made estetday hy C.
W. Coolc, Paclllc Coast manager of
tho company. Cook admitted that the
higher schedule catuu as u sequence
of the Increase In rates by thq trans
I This announcement will give an I in
petus to the plan to establish un In-
First Showing of
in Plain and
New Lot of
Dining- Room Sets
EARLY ENGLISH FINISH
COYNE FURNITURE CO., LTD.
dependent steanmhlp line between'
Sun Francisco and tho Isthmus ot
Panumn. The American-Hawaiian
lino operates from I'nclflc Coast
points to Now York by wny of tho
Tchuantepec railroad. There Is an
exclusive contract by which tho rail
road transports to the Atlantic sldo
all freight delivered at the Pacific
terminal by tho American-Hawaiian
Harriman Holds Key
It has been stated that K, II. Harri
man has procured un Interest In the
Tchuantepec railroad, and thus hold
ing tho key to coast shipments by
that route has been able to prevent
real competition with his transconti
nental rulliouds. This lepnrt has
never been confirmed, but It hns been
i popularly supposed, ou the fnce ot
j conditions, thut Hurrlmnu had l each
led an understanding with tho Amer
j Ican-llnwatlan Company.
lie all this as It nitty, the shippers
of California have, come to the con
clusion that they cnn bring about
real competition with the Harriman
lines only through the establishment
u' mi Independent or n government
owned lino of ships between tho Pa
cific Coast and the Panama railroad.
Tho traffic offered tho Aluerlcnn
Hawaiian Company is moie than it
can well accommodate, it has taxed
tho capacity ot tho Tehuantepcc tall
ion tl. In order to facilitate the move
ntent of freight that line Is now milk
ing plans to transform ;ts double
trnck system Into u four-trad; system.
In discussing the matter last night
C. W. Cook, Pacific Coast representa
tive of the American-Hawaiian Com
pany, said that his understanding was
that the Mexican Government and
not Harriman controlled the Tehunn.
To Order. Cut, Style and Workmanship
Equal to the Best on the Mainland
L. B. Kerr
GOLDEN OAK FINISH
tcpec line. He nnswered the crltl
clbiu thai the Amertcan-lliiwullaii
Company hail raised Its rates with
the statement Hint the Government
lines i tinning to Panama had tltino
the same. The Government Ikih
based Us chnrgo on the through trims
continental railroad rate. The Gov
ernment has quoted a through rate
from San Francisco to New Yoik 3D
per cent, under the transcontinental
rate on carload lots and 40 per rent,
under the railroad rate on lens than
carload lots. This rate It xliarcH
equally with tho steamship company
tl unsporting the freight between Pa
nama and San Francisco. When tho
tiutiscoiitlnentul roads advanced their
rates the Government rate advanced
As an Illustration of the dlffcirncn
between tho trunscontliicutnl tales
and the Amcrlcau-IInwallan rates,
Ccok cited the tariff on lumber. It
la carried hy the transcontinental
iiillioatls fiom Pacific Coast points,
to New Yolk at about J1!C per 1000
feet. The baio late by the steam
ship Hue Is $11.2tj, but tho necessary
additions for transferring cargoes
bring It up to tlC per 1000 feet. This
I about tho ratlp thioiighout tho
The increaic by the Aiiieilc.in-Hn-wullaii
Company covuib practically
the same tit tides on which the rail
roads raised their rates.
Spectatois at "r,oiy Hollers" moot
lug In Oakland alarmed hy hysleila of
girls nml claim that leader of cult bus
llloodhoiiiitl fulls to trace assailant
of Kllzahcth Gtapes in San Itaf.iel.
Mntheis' club organized tu giuiid
morals at Berkeley high bcltool.
& Co., Ltd.
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