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IS A NUISANCE
What George R. Carter
Has Learned In
Tito saloon business In II uillsance
that must ho regulated nml suppressed,
nnd tlic Monro lilll, to amend the ex
IstliiK liquor law Is utterly w Ilium'
virtue nr redeeming features. Thr
liquor men nro niH willing to tolerate
uiutrol No liquor law can lt devised
Unit will lie satisfactory to them. Hot
ter times will come to Honolulu from
dolus nnny with this public nuisance.
Tlic Moore liquor lilll Is rlKhlly named
tint Ih misspelled. It should be the
'more liquor" hill. The suggestion
that thin hill will pass the House
would be an Insult to tho Hawaiian
These arc a few of the utterances nt
the annual meeting of tho Anll-Halnon
lnKiio at Central Union Chutch last
Might, at which tho members of the
league convlncod theinselvo alt ocr
iignln that they arc rlnht and those
who do not agree with their views am
nil wrong They didn't convince any
body else, for there was nobody else
there to be convinced.
Consequently the meeting was ox
treinely harmonious. There was not
n.Jarrlng note. Everybody was nf one
nccoid The general iinbllc liml boon
Incited to be present, hut posslhl) It
was the largo amount of water outside
that kept tltctu away. At nil vrutH
the audience that listened to tho cite
gnrlcnl statements of ficorcc It ('
tcr, John (J. Woolley ami V. O Smith
was made up almost cxcluslvcl) of
nti-Hnlootici-s Tho members of the
Legislature had been Invited to bo
present and hear the subject dis
cussed, but the) hue probably heard
nil the discussion along that line that
lliey can Mniul for the present, for
they were chiefly conspicuous by their
' TO CURE A GOLD IN ONE DAY
Tako Laxative Bromo Quinin
Tablots. AH druggists refund
the money if it fails to cure.
E. V. Grove's signature is on
TAK1S MEDICINE CO, St. Louii, U. S. A.
2"For Rent" cards on talo at
he Bulletin office.
$ 7.50 VALUES AT $ 5.00
$ 8.50 VALUES AT $ 6.00
10.00 VALUES AT $ 7.50
$12.50 VALUES AT $10.00
$15.00 VALUES AT $12.50
S20.00 VALUES AT $15.00
$1.00 VALUES AT
$1.75 VALUES AT
$2.00 VALUES AT
AT 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50.
2 Brass Button Tan
with Strap and Buc
pIifpiioc Ki'tfiliir llrnwn was there,
nnd pouiehod) who looked rry tnueh
like Hpenkcr llolsleln occupied n seal
in the back of the auditorium for a
There were arguments In plentv ad
vanced against the liquor husluoss, hut
none ngalnst tho MiMiro bill. Tho
speakers were content to brand It as
a virions attempt to defeat the will of
the people nnd let it go nt that All
of which was Very convincing to those
preront but would probablv carry les
weight with one whoso vlcns did not
i uu with those of the members oT the
And Saloon League.
After tho preliminary buliicss, In
cluding the elcellon of officers, had
been dlsioseil of, llNirge II. Cm let
was called upon to discuss the topic.
"Khali Honolulu Tolerate the Saloon
Mr. Carter began by staling tht by
observation throuRh travel and stud;
of thn question he had become con
lncod that the liquor busbies Is it
public nuisance, nnd that police con
trol of the; saloon Is a failure "Those
who nro In the liquor business hero In
Honolulu lime shown that tin v nro In
competent to iletlsp a law tint would
Le satisfactory even to thennclves.
"During my travels 1 hae become
Impressed with the Rcticrnl disregard
of the laws icstraljllnR the business."
The 8ciiker then told of hi private
uxHrlvnce regarding the liquor busi
ness. "Once liquor was sold In iveiy coi
ner grocery from Kami to Hawaii. I
made an attempt to stlmulnio the po
lice In their control of tho liquor busi
ness hut they reSmded that they
could not Rot evidence for conviction.
I'ald spies wore used hut nirlcs re
fused to convict on the ev Monro of
spies I'ubllr sentiment was in favor
of the free use of liquor.
"I made an attempt to secure the
(oopcrnllon of the wholesale liquor
dealers. Two houses frnnklv admit
ted that they were selling to Illicit
dealers, nnd that If they wen- obliged
to Rlc up that side of (heir husluch.'
they would Iimo heavily.
"l-took a trip to the mainland ami
saw the I'lnkertons nnd ni.ked what li
would cost to find out about the llquo.
situation In tho Islands. I came back
convinced that I did not hao nerv
ate data." Mr. Carter then told how
he Rot n detective here and what as
tonlshhiR reports he received concern
ing Hie illicit huslncMi being doiic.
showing that tho wholesale liquor
(lrms regarded tho law with contempt
and wcro selling to vendors who had
no licenses. Ho received photographs
showing liquor being sold Illicitly with
the iwllco looking on.
"The situation could only bo met by
UR STOCK IS VERY COMPLETE. The new shipments td hand permit of us offcrinfj bip; inducements to Ret your Clothes here. Ono reason why our prices arc so reasonable is: we buy Merchandise (not
Labels). We (rive as good material and us much style for HALF THE MONEY you have to pay for so-called standard lines. If you want anything better than our Rcidy-MaJ.es, wc confidently iccom
mend you to MR. SWAHN in our MERCHANT TAILORING DEPARTMENT.
The following values will be on offer Tomorrow and following days: '
STRAW HATS, PANAMA HATS, DERBY HATS, GOLF CAPS, SERGE CAPS
Remarks that apply to our CLOTHING VALUES also can be applied to our HAT
BALBRIGGAN SHIRTS AND DRAWERS $ .25
50c VALUES IN UNDERSHIRTS ?....$ .35
$1.00 VALUES IN UNDERSHIRTS $ .75
POROUS KNIT UNDERSHIRTS $ .50
ELASTIC SEAM DRAWERS 3 FOR $1.00
LIGHT-WEIGHT, NATURAL WOOL UNDERSHIRTS and DRAW
Anything in Wearing Apparel you can get here-all under
one roof. It pays to shop in Alakea Street. In a word
You Can Do Better at
signed what has been cnlled nnd Imto the vntcis, on i-ocrel ballot, tie
rlghtly so filled tho worst liquor law, ride whether license should he
In the history of Hawaii tint It at granted In any district. ,
least did this. II legalised the snle.j "One great feature of the present
ItIipio was more drinking (linn Mcr.law l Hie power of the Commlsilnn
In the Territory, ttvery Chinese store' rra to decide, without tho right of
hml n liquor sign tint.' Those who had nt'l'ral from their decisions."
hern soiling Illicitly simply put out llegnrdlng tho Monro bill, l'resl
'signs" dent Smith slated that In Its amend-
Mr. Carter denied that tourists will
not come If liquor I not sold, pointing1
lo the resorts of southern California
n proof of his statements.
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. . ... ..... ... ... t)o Ant,.SnIo ,,cnK1t. ,,1ntlc ()10
business Is beet use ho ne i running nf chnrnclcrllte n,i,,rclSM. Mr.
saloons pay no attention lo the regain .,, ,,,, . nrRUC. ll0 ,,,,
Ions. "When you come down to It. It ,, 01,lKrn)Illnnlcn,y BBI, cntc.
is simp j this: most of the lienor men' Rurtcnll)., ,n inorl ,,,, Fen(cces
are not willing to tolerate control.' heh offn maU , ,,rnncy
Then Carter made one oh a ens o,-if()r ,ck , , ,c r BOun(, rRU.
nry brilliant remnrkH which perhaps nlcm
Illustrates why his opinions carry ra Mr Woo Iim(c 10 rtB,cnlclll
lttlo weight In the community. "Coni.,Illt ,,, C8CIIl 1qunr ,aw ,,,,,
Ing from the newspnVers I immt ask ,)(1 rc,n.11C(1 on lc ntuto 1)(x)klli for
5ou to take the statement with n grain ,t , ,ho ,,cst Uecnrc 8ytcm lhnl ,mB
of salt, hut the statement has been CVcr 1)Ccn cnnc(cj , lc VnHcii
mndc that the paid attorney of tho states.
liquor IneielSts says th;ll no power in ..Wno ,8 .. ,,,, ,,.,,, ..lllllt Wllntl,
the control of the liquor business will itl)0, Mooro bl ,,.I1U1C,7 The nnmo 1)t
be lost in the contemplated changes In Ull nlilor , not ny euphonious but
the liquor Inw. If no power Is lott highly descriptive. It Is not tho
what gain Is there?" Moore liquor hill hut the 'moro llq-
"llegnrdlng tho second chnngp, the nor' bill. Tho more-liquor consllltt
rlRht of appeal, tho power mast ioJt,cncy is liaotdng this moasuri3 more
fomowhere. It seems to mo the nrg- Insnnlty, more crime, more rugs,
ument means Hint they want delay, more broken homes Hint's what It
to bo nlile to carry on their ncfarl- means for this community. Tho
ous buslncHs. I chnllcngo any man' whole purpose of this anictidmcnt Is
to show mo n saloon Hint is not a (n BC moro liquor."
center of degradation and detnornll- j An honest man, said Woolley, can
Kitlun. A friend told mo tho other not make much return for his money
day that the liquor business Is a le- In tho liquor business. The men
gallzpil business. If so, why Is It II- who get rich nt It arc those who
censed? j break tho Sabbath, sell to minors.
"Let's bo Kcnstble and stop to The Mooro bill would tnko nwny
think or Honolulu without saloons, ' from "over our heads tho lllg Stick
of the advantages that would accrue of tho Mquor Commissioners,
to the community, the hotter homes "If tho liquor dealers had not
wo won in nave, rroni lining nwny
with this public nuisance."
President W. O. Smith of the Sen
ate followed Mr. Carter. Ho did not
bollevo that saloons can bo suppress-
cd by riny one law, so much depends
upon public sentiment. "1 do not
believe," he said, "that prohibition
could be can led out In these Islands
iiow. It would be n mistake to try
to enact prohibitory laws at tho
present time. Hut I do believe that
step by step a great gain may bo
"Thp effort to break down tho
present liquor law cinanntcs from a
legalizing the sain of liquor, so I ing thelloufc. I believe tho llu
class of liquor dealers who nro In wallan people can ho trusted to give
the mnjorlt.' and who are afraid of as much protection to tho homes,
the present law. (tho churches, tho schools, ns wo of
"I am opposed to have any change u lighter complexion. I bcllovo Hint
made In tho laws this session with If this bll wero to bo passed, It
I it view in passing n local option law, would lie vetoed, ir it wore to ne
utralise It would be a mistake to corqc n law Jlsten to me, you liquor
Furnishing Goods for Men and
WHI0H IS THE TALK OF
oil form It is not nearly as had iih
tt,",,'nr"1 IMrwIupcl. hut nccrthc-
nio li piimiiil in- iiviinivu,
John (1. Woolley, who hns return
'"I minim III mini ill- .lie nuin m
.l .. tt...nll I.. I.I.. .,. Ilt mn.h nt
brought this hill up, wo of tho Anti-
Saloon League would have been con
tent to let the present law rcmnln
for two years more iih it is. Hut as
they hnvo brought It up, 1 think wo
ought to get all wo can out of It.
Wo ought to stop restaurants selling
liquor all day Sundny. We ought
to stop saloons from soiling on cer-
tnlji hours, on Saturday, so weak
men enn gctTftome from this flshmar.
kct with their week's wages In their
"I am not going to Insult tho Ha-
wallan pcoplo by suggesting thut
there Is any danger of this bill pass-
IN WORSTEDS, LIGHT AND DARK
STRIPES, ETC., ETC.
$3.00 VALUES AT $2.00
$3.50 VALUES AT $2,50
.4.00 VALUES AT $3.00
$4.50 VALUES AT .3.50
$5,00 VALUES AT 14.00
LATEST SHADES OF
STOCK. We don't Sell Advertised
Fart Dye Black or Tan Sox. 2 pr. 25o
35o, Quality in Black, Tan, nlain
or split toles 3 pr. 50c
75o Value in Lisle Sox 50o
FANCY SOX in Greens, Greys,
Browns, etc 50o and 75c
men who nro here" (there was none
present) "It would orjslnlllrc nubile
sentiment ngnlnsl you. II would
mean Hie death nf the liquor buslnrs.s
here cither by the Wrs of the pcoplo
or by net of Congress."
Woollc) (onrliidcd by making tho
statement thai he hoped lo seo Ha
waii add another star to the King
and lo see the new 8tatc represented
In Congress by (leorgc it. Carter nml
W. 0. Smith.
MAKES A HIT
As was fully expected, "Tho To)
maker" mndo n hit Inst night nt the
Opera House. livery seal was taken,
and the Pollards wore npplfludcd and
encored again and agulu. This play I
one that It well mtaptcd to the abili
ties of tlic llttlo nctors, nml ench one
secmn to bo given tho particular part
best suited to him or her generally
Tho whole play Is full of sparkling
humor; there's not n dull lino in It.
The llttlo tots tnko the parts of living
dolls with an ease that Is surprising.
Upon manipulation of n certain lever,
out will come No, 23, 13, oi whntuvcr
on tho master Inventor withes to dis
play. The doll will walk stlflly, nt
MrBt, with clock-like regularity, but
nfter being well oiled, brenks Into n
graceful dance, tho Toymaker, menu
while Imitating I lie steps and gesture
In nn abandon of Kclf-nppicclallon, and
alwa.vs ready lo exclaim, "My work,
ALL my work!"
The plot permits of ninny complica
tions and tunny humorous situation,
and they nro nil taken ndvantnge of by
tho clover llttlo children. Of them all,
the funniest is Tcddlo McNamara, He
Is great In tho part of the Toymnkor,
nnd shows a knowledge of the stage
and nil tho fine points of the fun-mak
cr'B profession that comes only with
long experience. Tho llclntz Kids
were thcie with contribution to the
fun of tho evening, and they wcro
great, ns tuhey ulnnjs are. Miss Hva
Pollard, as Launcelot, the novice. Ivy
Pollard no Alcsla, and tho Mcflnrllck
girls weio nil nt their best.
"Tho Toyinnkur" will run for the
rest of tho week, Including the Satur
day matliiop. Seats for "Tho flclslia"
arc now on snle. "Tho Oolshn" will
run Monday, Tuesday, nnd Wednesday
nights of next week. Scats for the
vaudeville show to be given Wednes
day ufternoon will ho on salu tomorrow
Bulletin Business Office Phone 250.
Bnllrtin Editorial Room Phone 185.
BUSTER BROWN STYLES.
IN FINE WORSTEDS
AT $3.50, $4.50, $5.00
? .". '
Brands, but we can give as jood a
We have just received
New Shirt Waists
These arc the second consignment of the Spring;
Styles; Dainty and Inwpensive; $1.50 to $5.00.
COLORED EMBROIDERIES Edges and Insertions
to match, in pink, blue, red, and black ; IP-'jO to 30c yd.
CHILD'S FANCY SOCKS Colored Stripes and
Checks; all siies, 30c.
Many Novelties in WASH GOODS.
HIS POKER FACE
WASIIINOTON. Henry II. !' Mac
farland, chairman of tho Hoard of
Commissioners of tho District of Co
lunihln. Is tho proprietor of a coun
tenance which Speaker Cannon once
dcclnred to bo worth a million dol
lars. Mr. Macfarland Is u leader In Y. M.
C. A. nnd other uplift work, nnd his
participation In a iokcr g.iinu would
constitute a scandal which would
shaku tho capital to its foundations
He Is a model citizen, mid hns n flue
faculty of talking money out of con
gressional committees. His face com
monly betrays about as much emotion
us u graven Imago; and Hint Is what
occasioned the Speaker's lemark.
The story goes that Mr, Macfarland
on (mo occasion wiib making a plea
for consideration of n piece of legisla
tion which tlin Washington authori
ties doomed very Important. Tho
Sneaker catechized him about It uud
Mr. Macrarbiiid answered with his ac
customed gravity and illtcctncss, but
without any manifestation of concern
when homo nspects rather personal
wero suggested. The Speaker at last
became oxnsierated and exclaimed;
"Mac, I'd like lo liavo your face. It
ALL THE LATEST STYLES
UP TO SIZE 17.
GiJEYS, BROWNS, CHECKS, AND
. $3.50. $4 50, $5.00. $0.00, and $7.B0.
NEW SHAPES IN FELT HATS
AT ANY PRICE
Hat for $3.50 as most people get $5.00,
Absolutely the Latest in KNITTED SILK TIES, the rage of tho East,
in New Browns, New Greens, and White 50c
FOUR-IN-HANDS, NEW BOWS, a choice line, all colors.. 35c, 50c, 75c
ALL SHAPES IN COLLARS.
SAYS HIS WIFE HAS
Jono Abruu Pestnnn Is suing for di
vorce from his wlfo Hosalla Abeen
Pestnua, who, hu alleges, hns deserted
him. Tho two wore married at rhn
Pedio, Madeira, In 1870. There nro
four children lV tho marriage. Tho
philnmf In the case pleads that ho has
repeatedly asked tho defendant to ie
turn to him hut sho dcctlncn.
The case of All Hoy vs. Dr. ItaMnond
for f.Mini) ihiiungps, was continued Ibis
morning before .luilgo Pojlolt. Coun
sel for both plaintiff and defendant m
gued nt length' on tho mutter. The
case will probably bo completed this
K t ji M k jt ft X X .. K M II !
would bo worth a million dollar i a
night lo a man In n poker game."
It Is further livened that uflcr tlili
declaration of opinion the Kpi'-il,' r
laid down his hnud and allowed the
bill to pass.
50c TO $3.50
In Button and Bals
$3.50, $4.00, $5.00