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A Big Portion of
Our New Stock
WE REQUIRE EVERY INCH OF SPACE TO MAKE OUR
OPENING DISPLAY NEXT MONDAY.
What Army and Navy
Folk Are Doing J
Before we take the covers 0 ffthe cases we have decided
to remove upstairs everything in our store that is not ab
solutely crisp and new.
We have given instructions to the City Auction Co. to
On SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 15TH. at 10 o'clock
sharp in lots to suit, without reserve, the following:
DRESS GOODS, SILKS. RIBBONS, LACES, FANCY
BRAIDS, and TRIMMINGS FURNITURE FRINGES
BASKETS, ODD CURTAINS. HOSIERY, WAISTS, HAM
MOCKS. FANCY ART GOODS, etc., etc.
This sale will place our store in the proud position of
having only such merchandise that is the verv newest, as
well as absolutely the latctt.
In addition to closing out the above-mentioned lines of
Surplus Stock, we have decided nlso to offer for reasons
of discontinuing the departments;
All our stock of RUGS, ends of CARPETS and LINO
LEUMS. TOYS, in their entirety. MEN'S UNDERWEAR
and HOSIERY, etc., etc.
REMEMBER THE AUCTION TAKES PLACE AT OUR
OWN STORE ON THE FIRST FLOOR.
SEATS PROVIDED FOR THE LADIES.
Fort de Russy Growing.
l'rom now on tho work at Kutl
do Hum) fortification will bo rushed
along without delay. Part of tlic
lumber needed to begin opcratlntiH
Once lie i
when the Insp'
the post was coi
The result ami
a lilt too fnr and
.1 General visited
ned to tils quarters.
that charges wcio
, diirt innrtlul was
E. W. Jordan & Co.,Ltd.
Mean Money for
The Clearance Sale is
IlllillJUl IIVVUCU kU Ut(SIII UIL'l UlMHin '
Is at hand and the Inylng of tho rlerctl
foundations will be proceeded with
As the heavy gun which will de-''"r '' Capiat, against the rone
fend the approach to Honolulu liar
lior require foundations of the most
substantial character, It will be nec
essary to do a lot of prcllmlnuiv
work before tho masonry can lie
The scries of tests undci taken
some months ago demonstrated just
where the weak points In the bench
land llo and piles will bo sunk In
(bono places. The tests were very
thorough, piles, weighted down with
great boxes of sand, being used to
determine, the resistance of the soil
Practically the whole sub-strata of
the earth at the reservation
known to the engineers.
The work of clearing out trees to
make room for the new buildings at
Fort dc Hussy Is now well under
way The waterfront ot the old
Afong place, for years one of the
beaut) spots of the beach front, Is
being denuded ot nil its p.ilnis and
looks decidedly bare. The loss of
the palms Is particularly noticeable
nu the little peninsula, which now
has a decidedly bald-headed look
There has been no promiscuous
trrc-Liittlug, however, and only such
palms were cut nut as stood actuall)
In the way of the buildings which
coon will go up. Many of the palms
will be allowed to stand, both to
furnish shade for tho garrison that
ultimately will be located on tho
ground, and to mask the batteries to
a ceitaln extent
In raot cafes army engineers hae
forward with hope and cnlliuslmni Ihn
progress or tho time hns brought about
many varied changes necessitating an
enormous Increase of expenditures,
which cannot bo met with tho present
scanty wages Therefore It lias bfl
come our painful burden to hereby re
spectfully present to ou our request
for reasonable Inciease of wages
The following are our requests
(1) That tho wages or tho common
field hands, tho lunas, the mule-men,
the mill hands and all other kinds of
laborers bo Increased by eight dollars
($8.00) por month or twcnt.v-slx work
ing days worked. Provided, however,
1 that tho wages for one Sundnv's work
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In due tlni' He .ludgo Advocate " P' " " "' "" "'" "
arrived. lie hid served with m,r ouno secuinr ween uu ,
a unj uiai iw hkui ui mm
nnU. n,i i. ,,nw iiml rrmiPflml hhihih m an Kimin iiu uivii-unvi. .v
itl).n tmvt 11 v ' --I .. ,.
'I guess, th v vc got me
siilil tho captal'i hopelesslj.
'Ilavo )ou an wltnetses?'
$11) Q tier month, and
(b) That tho hours of labor bo llm
Hod to ten hours and tho hours
worked bcjnnd that be considered as
overtime and be paid at 10c per hour
lion was put i i lilnf e, lie hail
some wltnctuV In tho uiptalii'H fu
vor He was Id to be op hand, In
dress uniform mil side arms, ns
MHIft us posslhli
1 in uue- win- " iiiiiiiuiiK in iwv
I was heard out i 1- the captain's door.
'the first sergeant stepped to the por
I till and salute i Ills words wcro
brief Jind to tin point.
' 'Sor. tho thruop Is rlddv to be
(Continued from Pa;e U
Mr. W. K. Dull Manager, Oahu Sugar
Dear Sir; Wi have tho iile.isuic to
express our keen appreciation of )ou;
past kindness und favor, anil It Is p-n-tlcularly
pleasing to us to recollect
that wo have taken n part In the de
velopment or the Honolulu plantation,
thereby not nnlv contributing to the
up-bulhlln'? or the splendid and itos-
Good Folks Take
It's a Good Sign
U it's painted by
The Paint Shop. 134 King St
There is Little
in price between ordinary soda water and OURS, WHY
DON'T YOU GET THE BESTi
Consolidated Soda Water Works Co., Ltd.
JOHN SCHLEIF, Manager.
lands devoid ot trees and shrubbery
and It remains for the soldiers who
later garrison the posts to plant tho
trees and start flowers growing No
such state of affair" exists here, and
nothing will be done -o cestroy what
Is already on hand.
Army Vegetable Gardens.
"When I was In tho Infantry I
was stationed at Plattsburg liar
racks, Now York," said an enlisted
man of Company A or tho Engineers
shortly before the sappers sailed for
the mainland the other tiny "Wo
mod to have little vegetable gar
dens and thus provided fresh vege
tables for the company messes. This
plan worked out In great shape un
til the fanners of the neighborhood
discovered that their trade with tho
post was falling off.
"One day the farmers got together
and complained to their Congress
man In duo time an order camo
from tho War Department forbidding
soldiers engaging in vegctablo gar
dening within the post. The C. O.
fumed around a hit, according to tho
sergeant major, but there was noth
ing for It; the order was published
and our gardens had to go to blazes.
Tho great American farmer had to
preserve his monopoly.
"There Is nothing here to prevent
the raising ot vegetables, however,
and I expect when next I tome hero
to sco gardens maintained on alt of
the posts or Honolulu.
"Wo old soldiers nppi citato fresh
vegetables, raised In om own gar
dens, on our mess tables, and It
there nro many mon who wcro In
the 'old army' stationed here ou
may cxpeit to see the vegetalilo gar
den mado ono ot tho features of tho
He Had Witnesses.
Four cavalry troopers wero rid
ing out to l'unahou tho other after
noon one old sergeant wtlh more
sci vlia stripes on his dress coat
sleeves than he had halts on his
head, und three, smooth-faced Iiojh
In painfully new kit
"You boys don't know what sol
diering means," said the old chap
us ho settled hlmscir back in his
scat. "You talk ubout pride In Hie
Hag and all that, and some of ou
havo heard the song or tho ludronc
bullet, but ou never chased Tnntos
over Arizona sands with the ther
mometer dancing up around tlO.
"In those days wo tosted life when
she sizzles. But there wus one thing
that wo teamed, und that was disci
pline, and we didn't need dally troop
rl i til to teach It, either. We know
that our lives depended upou the ef
fectiveness or our little bodies or
"Hut wo also grow to know each
other, officers and men alike I am
reminded or one Instance that will
muko my meaning cleur.
"I served under n captain, a mag
nificent fighting man and a martinet
ns hard as nails, whose on)) fault
was too great love for the brown jug.
' He nover failed to ho on hund In
case of omorgency, and his head was
us clear us a bell when there was
work to do, but a few weeks of gar
rbnii life would nfleii pinto tun
much foi li I in
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' "Have von mch )our first ser- oi ino ovcmnie.
ge-int?' I c) That tho work on Ktmdajs bo
'Thtf captulii Had not. ,to tho llist'l'"!"! "loublo that of tho secular week
sergeant was m mmoncd. Tho ques- dnv's work
J till 1 uiii inu wages n iiiv :iiu
curriers bo Incieased lij 10 cents i.r
tons of enne canted.
(li) That the wit boh or the cane
cutters bo Incioasod b in cents ier
(c) That the price or cano raised
on contract bo luci cased to $1 35 per
(d) That tlie r.illmen's hours or Inb
or be limited to tin hours and tho hour
worked bojnnd thnt limit bo consid
ered us overtime and bo paid 15c per
hour of tho overtime.
For reasons in making this request,
wo have tho pleasure to refer ou to
the uccompanjlug statement of rea
sons. Trusting to otir kindness and gen
erosity, and hoping that our request
herein bo grai.tcd, Wo Imv6 tho pleas
ure to be, sir. your obedient servants.
Ilcsldes this clgh'y-slx men.
Manager Hull on receiving theso de
mands immediately camo to town and
held a conference with tho agents or
the plantation and the Labor Commit
tee of the Planters' Association.
The planters ore acting as n unlfand
tho whole matter will be gone over at
tho meeting culled for 3 o'clock this
Thcro is every Indication that the
I plantation interests will stand tngcth-
Whitney. & Marsh
BIG CLEARANCE SALE
Saturday, May 15th
to lay out fortinratlons and posts on ! "crous l'"ntatlon of which oii are
mmiuKcr, uiu .linn uuiiii illinium .'in
part In the upbuilding of tho Territory
or Hawaii in Its economic progiess. It
shall bo cur rnndest and most chur-
Ished hope, to continue to help tho de
velopment and progres's 'or jour plan
tation, and through It that or this Tor
rltory, (h: outpost of the American
civilization and Its power aad majesty
tho meeting placo ot the Hast and tho
hau qnllo a good record on previous
occasion. Tho sentiment throughout
tho town Is that tho present crisis Is
not ono of labor and capital but ot
tho Agitator against tho wholo Inter
ests of tho community.
Tho plantations will not deal with
tho agitators or any ono representing
them. They will not, on tho other
hnnd. rofuso to consider any legiti
mate demands or reputable workmen.
Yesterdny torenoon n deputation
from tho Planters' Association called
on Japanese Consul U)cno to discuss
tho situation In Its bearing on tho ac
tion ot tho Japanese in event or men
or other nntlonnlltlcs being put In tho
positions or the strikers,
The Japanese laborers at Honolulu
Plantation are still out and quiet. A
number or tho Jnpancso storekeepers
from Alca, who enmo up this morning,
stated that tho laborers wcro still loar-
Ing, expecting to get tho answer from
In order to bo on tho saio side, they i
Whllo wo thus look back uioii tho er In the most united fashion that hns
past with pleasure nnd pride, anil look ever been known, nnd the association
MANY COURTESIES WILL
BE SHOWN BULLETIN PARTY
AT SEATTLE EXPOSITION
'',1 ' ' , JHfl- -ltT !
'vfBtfTi. ii if i "''1 -tHi? ' LHiLLLLLLELBfl
situation tit Walpahu
J, l.lghtfoot, tho attorney, mado a
speech Inst night before tho sympathiz
ers of tho Jap.meso High Wage Asso
ciation, which met In tho Jnpancso V.
M. C. A, building on Kuktil street
Tho meeting Included represcntntlvo
Japancso merchants. In his speech
l.lghtfoot said thnt tho Japancso lab
orors were Justified In asking for high
er wages, In view or tho fact that tho
planters wcro milking money
Tho press, ho said, was advocating
that tho Japanese laborers should wait,
until the planters felt they wero lit
position to pay them higher wages, llo
contended that tho Jup.incso, after ask
ing for lncrcaso or wages by tho plant
ers, have been patiently waiting Tor
reply from them, but since no re
sponse hns been received, they decid
ed to quit work and go on strike.
"Tho Japancso aro Justified In going
on strike," said l.lghtfoot. "Thoy aro
striking In ieace. I havo advised them
to bo orderly and not to mako any vlo
nro Bald to havo subscribed about four I""- "'lcr tho law, the planters, ua
thousand dollars, which Ilorli. t landlords, cannot order tho Japanese,
representative, brought to Honolulu ' 'l'lr eiiniiis, i i iiu,.. .u,
and deposited In tho Yokohama Spcclo "' eMnK them duo notice of ten davs
Dank. Tho subscription is being re-'" '"l"'" ",u iw"--- "-'
eclved from tho Jnpancso on tho plan-' Patiently walled for tho plantcm to do
tatlon and from thoso In tho Oahu ! omcthlng towards Increasing Ilia
a..r Pnmn.nv Tl,nv ...twvt t.. rnl.o W OgCS, bllt llOtlllllg llllS booll lloill'.
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enough money to support thorn In
case they nro ordered out of the plan
Provided an agi cement Is drnwn
and signed by Manager Itoss on behalf
of ho Honolulu Plantation, agreeing ' ' .
io pay enen nntn i.j h mi, nuniuuui
Kckal. who has been feeling around
tho Hawaiian workmen, will tako a
gung of about two hundred Hawaiian
down to Alca and put them to work.
Ho Btatcd this morning that ho wants
to seo his men protected on pay-day.
According to Kckal, It Is evident
that some tlmu ago, n large number of j
Tho II u 1 1 o 1 1 n, tho Star and the Ad
vertiser have been advocating to wait
until tho proper time comes for tho
planters to nil so tho wages of tho Jap
anese, but, ns nothing has been gained
by waiting any longer, tho Jap.meso
"I havo ndvlsed tho Japanese to hold
their pence The idea of getting the
police and the National Guard, under
Col. Jones, to go down to Alea and
order the Japanese out of the camps,
Illegally, will not be tolerated by the
"Tho planters have legitlmuto steps
Haw allana was sent to ono of the plan- to proceed against them, and until
tntlons on Huwnll to work for J1.50 nlmicli proceeding has been Instituted,
day. Out whon they presented them- and siipiioilod by Couit, tho Jnp.mesu
selves at tho ofllco of tho plantation ut! will not give in to tho threats of tho
tho end or tho month they found that police and soldiers.
thoy wero simply getting 83 cents a
day. TIiIh angered them and they
Tho Oahu plantation mill men
"Tho Sheriff had better go slow In
tho matter or elso Ills police force, nnd
oven the soldiers, will have a hard timo
In driving tho Japanese out, without
Kud 1I at Agricultural Tulle
The joung liullea who will go to the Aluska Yukon exposition as a 10
suit ol tho work of theli friends In tho II u I o 1 1 n (ontcst will have ovcij
courtmj extended to thcin lij tho management of tho exposition, as Is
shown by the following letter received from an nHlcl.il of tho Imposition by
the Hullo till In tho Inst mull
i Seattle, April 'Jti, 19UU.
To the IMItor:
Dear Sir: At u leitnt meeting or the Concessionaries' Association of
the Pay Streak of the Alusku-Yukou.l'uiltlc exposition, It wus voted iiuaii
Inioiislv to tluow tho attractions or tho jinusoment way wldo open to all
parlies or newspaper contestants, upon presentation or proper credentials
tiom tills department
This means that oieo amusement feutuiu of the Exposition will be
Hoe to the member, or tho puit which 5011 are planning to send and to
whomever you limy send us chuperon or guide.
The saino courtesies will bu extended to joursclf or to uny accredited
representative of jour publication.
In this" connection permit me to Impress upon ou thut the Alaska-Yukon
Pacific Poy Streak presents more high class attractions than iin pre
vious exposition has show 11.
Many of the features, are or high educatlonul value, many others are
pure tun All or them are absolutelj clean There Is not one with 11 feat
ure even suggestive. The Exposition management has mado of the l'av
Streak one of the biggest features of Ike fulr and It will be u sceno of
lire gaiety and action evciy minute.
Hum time to time I will scud voii Interesting mallei nboul the unions
fi'iiines so that v 11111 rnnlcHtniiln 111 1 l Infiiimed 111 mlinncp or whal thoy
mm expect to see.
walked out Monday morning and their I finding thilr bellies full of bullets
places h.ivo been filled b Portuguese
I'oito Kleins and huoles
l.lghtfoot, continuing, said that In
Tho mill is tho courso of Mr. Klnucj's nigutucnt.
In tho mutter of Sogj, before thn
Manager Hull of the plantation Ik In Court, ho (Klnnc)) stated that tho
town today, consulting with the Japanese were entitled to liiglnu-
ngents, llo stated this morning that wages. Hut ho held, however, that lliu
tho mill Is running, In spite of the limn has not jot arrived.
strikers. I l.lghtfoot's speech was Intcrpictnl
Mnnager null called on Sheriff Jai- Into Japanese by ono of tho ofllieia of
rctt today, evidently to discuss thu tho Jiipnuuso High Wage Association.
IaE arc offering everything in the Store
at bed-rocR prices. There is
L. B. Kerr & Co.,