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EVENING UUU.ETIN. HONOLULU. T. 1I FRIDAY. JUNE 28, 1009.
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Home near Oahu
TOR SALE This property ii near
Wilder Ave. j the price is $3,000;
there arc 3 bedrooms and mod
ern sanitary conveniences. The
place hat been recently put in
thorough repair. Let us show
you: the property will speak for
itself either for the purpose of
a home or for an investment.
t-tnril at til. I'mtolVr at llmmtulti
a. Mioml data imltrr
JUNE 25, 1009
Let us beware of losing our cntltu- '!''" '' " ! 'r ctmniilrncy to lu-
sltumi. Let ns ever glory in some- J""' " properly in which lio has no
thing, and strive to attain our ad- holding must ho abhorrent to nny
miration for nil that would enoblc, :" who 1'I possesses some conn-
and our interest in all that would deuce In human nature.
enrich and beautify our life. Phil-
p Brook.. LICENSE COMMISSION SECRECY.
Tli" Virlitttiii titillll abuse the nc
iicdlleil representative of Japan
like it iickpo(kot hikI C lull 1 11 1 K
KAIMUKI LOTS FOR SALE.
At $225- $300, $050, $750 and
$1,100 per lot.
Trent Trust Co., Ltd.
Butter Famine Broken
Big new supply of the famous California Creamery
Just received on the LURLINE. The best
butter that comes to the Islands. The best
butter sold anywhere on earth.
Henry May te Co., Ltd.,
Phone 22 and 02.
The Oahu Hoard of License. Com-! ..,, to rcTorM ,Uc,f. A
iiilsslonors Is working the secrecy luUon cnnB on , executive,
dodgo to the unlsh. I, , ,. ,, ... ...tcht,
Ik thorn nny lotisnn why Hip pen
ili (if llawnll ftlioiild mil trout Molly
MngulrMsm In I lio good iiM Amoil
, can . though It stiould make IU
loinl appearance under u dlftcront
Wheat Ik. of icuine n ver pififit
i.hle rri'i at pn- cut Injures; though
it I. tiril wit Inn Klgnlllcnnco that
I he present I i '1 be of Hour has so
.hooked run i Ion nil to cause
Mlppll.s In .. i I'llulP mid fores
I.rlie culling among the mills llcil
Thpre Ik hIIII 401110 hope for Iho
man who him 10 buy liroml.
Ah a public hoard, It holds Its do
lllipiutlvc Missions hchlnd closed
door. emerging on oicaclon to nu
noutico to the puhllc what has been
decided upon or posKlhly to listen to
Iho pet H luu of romp grinding son
of Hip dust who humbly prays for a
The meeting nt which real busi
ness was tlonc hy the Liquor License
Commission on Thursday afternoon
was held nt 1 o'clock. This was n
secret nicotine. Later n puhllc
cession was held nt which the posi
tion of the Hoard was announced re
garding the sale of liquors In res
tiiurants on Sundajs.
The II u I 1 p. 1 1 11 had already glv-
to enforce the piesent
servo as good n purpose.
It Is at once evident that there la
no guarantee of tho Supremo Court
reversing Itself. Let tho States onco
declare for tho constitutional
amendment, and all diniculty will
After talking this good sense, on
the Income tnx tho President moves
forwnrd to n still more radical po
sition In recommending n tnx on cor
poration dividends. Thcro Is noth
ing better than his own words that
j "Tho decision In tho 1'ollock caso
lleft power In tho Nntlonnl Oovern-
nicnt to levy, an oxclso lax which
nuompllshos the samo purpose as n
UR1NO your absence
from the Islands we
are prepared to
manage your estate
and look after your interests
here. You will find it great
ly to your advantage to place
the management of your af
fairs with a capable and re
and see us as to
Since when h,is It been the law
nml the custom of Terrliorlos for tho
people lo turn their domestic affairs
oer to icrtntu executive olllcors
with Hip tiiidoiKtnndlng that thoy
nre to be told nothing of the prng
rei of Hip ndmlnlstrnllon until the
ileal Is completed mid the executive
ofllcers nro "right good ami lently lo
inko the public Into thnlr coiill
iionce?" There has been more or leap of It
m Hp trail a telle of tho tla
of tho Ollganh) when "Wo wero
uniting tilings" -- but nothing to
(xiusl Iho folly of the prcHCtil Chief
Uxeontlve's refusal to make public
hlii corroHpotideiKP Intended to lead
up lo the illHpo.-nl of vnlunblf public
If this inrthod ii T prncpdiirp Is lo
continue Hip Kap.ia land lmtlncs
will never dp settlnl to Iho xnttbfac
tlon of the people dtiiiug the present
in Hiii'irii) 10 wnai nip i-oniniisstuii ,, ,, v nn.t la fren
had done In Its secret sesklon. Tho , , ' ,,. .. ,,, fn .i.n
lllllll IVIMllll W"iVV..V.o M.ov. w "-
proposed Income, tnx measure.
"I therefore recommend an amend
ment lo the tariff hill Imposing upon
meeting at 4 o clock was merely n
pp.futi'loiy affair lo "Inform tho
people." and had not tho llulle-j
t I 11 forrctrd out thu secret conclavo
ory likely the
lllllllgllL nicy Vtc-ru Kuiiuib n. iiioi. -1 . ..
iinmi 111 1 11 ciuck. 1. ,
Outside the merits or demerits of,u.""h
Biiiul.-ij helling of liquor tho method
of the License Commission in keep
ing Its sessions for deliberation ex
ecutive Is utterly wrong and can ac
complish no other result than luck
of public confidence.
The LUetifp Commission was cre
ated as it public bonrd. When It h
In session to discuss mattcis of pol
icy, the people havo 11 right to bo
prphent nt tho meetings and hear the
tlUcussion, and know by what rea
soning and argument tho conclu
sions of the Hoard arc reached,
There would be Just ns
nil fimMuiriitliitta mill Iflltlt StOCK
pooplo would httvo , n.tl-onn.
getting It Hrst-,. . i,-,..Un tmnill. K.lvlncH
s nnil liuliuing nnu loan socie
ties, nn lncomo tux mcusurcd by 2
jier cent of tho net Income of such
corporations. This Is nn excise tax
upon tho privilege of doing business
ns an artificial entity and of freedom
from n general partnership liability
enjoyed by those who own tho stock.
"I nm Informed that n 2 per cent
tnx of this character would bring
Into the treasury of tho Utjltcd
Stntes not less than $25,000,000.
"Tho decision of tho Supremo
Court In the case of tho Sprcckels
The AUxander Young
I Sugar Hcflnlng Company against
miiph M-Cluln seems clearly to cstnbllsh
nil 1 .I... tnn flinl D.tnl. n t fl V ftO Ihla til
reM. in the Hoard of Supervisors of . upon nn( not
MR. SHERMAN'S VISIT.
tho city of Honolulu folng Into ex-
M'titlvo ipssIoii In discuss Iho num
ber of nfflii'iH for tho pollco ilrpurt
ment us there Is for tho secict ses
sion of the License Commission lo
"determine a matter of public-policy
n direct tnx on property and Is with-
Intimation lb it Vice . President
Sherman muy mvopt tho Imitation
to visit Hawaii wlili thu Congres
slonsl party tills xtimmer Is u piom
ise of good things Hint should be
promptly tukeii up by our peoplp.
If we have Mr. Sherman's attention
turned In this direction wo shoub,
lu some respects It Is moio Import
nut that Mr. Kheriu.Q rather than
the I'ronhlcnt himself should lsll
tie Territory. Mr Taft has boon
lu this section of our lountry. lie
known the people 111 d Iho general
.Mr. Sherman li.is not been heio
anil lie should Know what manner
of people, as well as t igar, the Tor
rltory of Hawaii has. Let us supple
ment Iho Delegate's Invitation with
iililegraius ntul every other form nt
Invitation that, will cause tho Vice
President to inrget bis business and
(01110 to llawull.
These olllcers seem to forget that
they are conducting the business of
They don't nppear (o realize Unit'
ds members of the Commission they
ate public servants,
They havo some excufo for refus
ing to discuss personalities In pub
lic. There Is absolutely no excuse
for secrecy lu the matter thnt was .
weighed and passed nt tho 2 o'clock ,
session Thursday iiflcrnoon tho
Sunday snto of liquor.
Thero are many supporters of
such n system In Ilttssla and n few
In Honolulu. The system Is u mis
take. If continued It must sooner or
later npernlo lo desttoy tho effec
tiveness of tho Hoard,
SUGAR STOCK AND JUSTICE.
to a crime to hold
Is It next doni
Does the oivm rshlp of a few
khares In Hiiwiitt's sugar lorpotn
tliins so tit toil) warp u man's mind
Hint his Judlilul feel won't truck;
so inei throw his rc.iHin that ho can
tiot give his follow man u full' deal
lu n lottrt of law?
Not only this, hut does the de
grading Influence, of sugar slock
cpernto so powerfully thai tho own
ership of n few slimes by it slstur,
btothoi, aunt, cousin or blood 1 ela
tion of tho most remote degree In
capacitate 11 man for mtlug as un
ngcut of Just loo?
Kium what baa boon going on In
the coittta for Iho last fuw days It
uppenra that sugar stock must do
ull this nml 1 no re
in tho alleged effort to bo fair, the
court and Iho lawyers nro In dangor
of fulling over backwards,
The Idea that an Intelligent cltl-s-on
who owns sugar stock cannot
pass calml) on tho law and tho evl-
; THE PRESIDENT'S LATEST:
President Taft should bo placed
among tho Progressives, desplto tho
1 statement thnt soma of tho ohl-tlmo
j Hoosevolt rooters tiro rendy to
'wrllo him off ns u mollycoddle and
Tho messugo of Iho President on
the income tax nml tho corporation
dividend tax Is ns radical ns any
thing Itoosovelt ever produced, moro
ludlcul, In fact, hecuubo it bids fulr
to bo effective
President Taft in 11 very brlof
miMsngo points out tho Importance
of 1111 Income tax. Ho approves tho
lncomo tux mid states plainly his
bollef that the majority of tho pco
plo of the United Stntes nro In fuvtir
of It. Ho then tells Congress that
tho quickest mid best way of rstuh
lluhlng this tax is hy un appeal to
the Eoveiul Stales lo secure n con
stitutional amendment. Ho reminds
tho people of what a great number
had undoubtedly forgotten, that
thcro Is now an income tax law on
the statute, hook. This law, once do
claied umonstlttitlonal by tho Sit
pi piuo Court, has never boon repeal
ed, and thu bill now bufoto Congress
amiiuiits to meiely a reiteration ot
thu ptiiseut law. Its only possible
value 1b to glvo tho Supreme Court
We are instructed to offer for sale,
for a limited period, a desirable resi
dence in the Makiki District. This
property is larRC, more than half an
acre, well planted in trees and
shrubs; the house commodious and
modern. The owner desires to
leave the country and has jriven us
a barpiin price.
Felkcr premises Manoa Valley.
House and let -lunalilo Street.
in tho J'cdcral power without appor
tionment according to population.
Tho tax on'.nct Income Is preferable.
to one proportionate to n perccntugc
of tho gioss receipts, becauso it is
n tax on success and not failure. 11
Imposes a burden nt tho source of
the income at a time when tho cor
poration U welt ablo to pity nnd
when collection Is easy.
"Another merit ot this tax is the
federal supervision which must bo
exercised) In order, to make the law
effective over the unnual accounts
nnd business transactions of till cor
porations. Whllo the faculty of as
suming n corporate form has been
of utmost utility In tho business
world, It is also true that substan
tially all of tho abuses and all of tho
evils which have aroused tho public
to the necessity of reform wore mndo
possible hy tho use ot this very fac
ulty. If now, by a perfectly legiti
mate and effective system of taxa
, tion, we are incidentally able to
possess the Government and the
stockholders and the publio of the
knowledge of the real business
transaction's and the gains and pro'
fits of every corporation in the coun
try, we have made a long step to.
ward that supervisory control of cor
porations which may prevent a far
ther abuse of power."
Kffectlveuess Is the best term to
apply to tho President's proposal. On
matters of constitutional dispute ho
goes straight to tho pooplo for their
conclusion expressed In tho consti
tutional wny. To reach tho cor
porations ho outlines legislation In
u way that makes tho nvcrage cltl
z.en decide thnt the President hcllovqi
n straight linn Is tho shortest dis
tance between two given govornnmn
tul points, so h travels that routo.
Teacher "What Is your, Idea of
Rmnll Hoy "A chanco to play baso
ball In uniform."
will be COOLER and
more inviting than
lawaiian Iron Fence and Alonmnent Works
JEXT TO VJUNO BLDQ.. 17I.1W KINO R-REET
wns lilted to Us capacity, nnd tho ad
joining rooms hnd Jlhclr sliding
doors wide open In order lo cnnblo
the large audience to see tho exer
cises. Standing on Iho stage, In front
of Hk1 American and Hawaiian flags,
the pupils sung, spoke nnd marched
around In their various evolutions.
The singing, under the direction
of Mrs. Drown, was excellent.
When tho pupils sang "Mlnlpo,"
a faxoillo Hawaiian song, it wns no
ticed that Hie singers, though ot
until- nntlousitllles, could pionouncoi
thu Hawaiian language very dis
tinctly. The rcclliitlunK, tho drills, and
motion songs were all done with pre
cision. Tho girls weio ntlrnctlvcly
dressed lu white and adorned with
Piinclpal J. C. Davis Bald today:
"We havo had 11 very successful
yenr. Wo havo done the regular
school work nnd raised the standard
of tho grades, Tho industrial work
wns also e;u chilly looked into. Tho
shops, tho kitchen, Iho sewing room,
and tho lace dopaiitmcnt, havo been
run with success.
"The planting nnd tho cnrlng for
Af ALL THE MSTITUTIONS e l!aiiU on the giounds have been;
kept up hy the ihildren. They havo
Chldren Observe Close
Of The School
Fine Weather Gives Opportunity for
Fine Outdoor Displays Songs
and Other Exercises.
Tho public schools closed their
doors for summer vacntlon today,
nnd the pupils will return to their
homes once moro.
At tho Iloynl Bchool this morning
the closing exercises wero conducted
hy Peter Manual, tho Mnyor of tho
Hoard of Supervisors of tho school.
The assembly hull of tho school
Create a Demand
For Articles for the
SPONOES, TAICUM P0W
DER. TOILET SOAPS (your
favorite one), A TOOTH
BRUSH, COMB and many
other articles which we
alone can furnish.
& Co., Ltd.
Hotel and Fort Streets.
Fort and Merchant Streets.
l.;A Wireless Message
to your friends
Will be a pleasure
will fit better if worn over n slip.
We have them in white to cost $3.00,
$4.00. $5.00, $0.00.
We also carry combination Corset
Coven and Drawers, in all sizes.
Cost $2,25, $2.60, $3.00, $3.50, $6.50.
Before going away for your holi
day provide yourself with suitable
fancy work. Art Needlework on ex
In Handy Pins
We have an immense stock
of Gold Handy Pins, in plain
gold, enameled and set with
The cheapness of the prices
will surprise you.
11. F. Wlchman & Co.
i-liown much Interest In this kind of
work, and accordingly havo followed
tho work along of their own ac
cord. "Tho reuirds of Iho Hoard of Su
pervisors have been kept unbroken,
tho court has been In session dally,
nnd Its reports havo been inudo regu
larly and faithfully by tho ofllcers.
Tho dlsclpllno of tho school has been
Over at Kaiulani School this morn-j
ing the children did their best In
Mia i1ntluni.il tt uimrtiiliiiu nml tti tlin '
I III; Ullivut, H r'tv vnto ait uiu
excellent method of singing. Tho
hall, containing tho picture nt tho
Into Princess Kaiulani, was decorat
ed with greens and nrtltlclnl Mowers
made by tho children.
Tho closing oxen Iscs wero most
cnjoynblo. Tho singing wns fine.
The good night dt III, tho windmill
nnd Swedish dances brought a long
and appreciative upplauso from the
nudlcnco. Many of the parents of
tlio.Clilne.so and Japuncso children
Tho singing of tho children un
der the lendcrshlp of Miss Aynu and
Miss Adams wns as lino ns can bo
heard In nny of the schools.
Central Grammar School.
Tho graduation oxcicIbch nf thu
Ccntial Orununnr School on Kmmu'
street wero noiu wns muniing m ,.., ,,.
10:ao o'clock. Miss Nccdham'
principal of tho school, togothor i ""." " ?,' "".rr'JY. i
with Mr. Dnbbltt, Superintendent of
Public Instruction, Mrs. M. Wilcox,
Boston Baked Beans.
Boston Brown Bread.
Leave orders a day ahead.
28 loaves of bread for $1.00.
1120 Fort St. Phone 107.
The latest styles in BARRETTES
and COMBS just arrived.
Fort and Beretania Sts.
through their closing exorcises In
tho pioscnce of a large audlenco, Tho
decoration of tho hull was slmplo,
hut tho exercises were conducted In
At 9:30 o'clock this morning Iho
rinsing oxcrcltcs of tho Kullhlwuonn
Hi.lirwil vnrn linlil ..Im. 4 L. .. itn.
Commissioner of Hducutlot, and ttalrTlbUtorTTta
""' '" ''" ",Vh". '" """'": ling drills by the children wero tho
Kit on tho platform nnd witnessed
tho work of tho pupils, Tho audi
ence was u representative ono, tho
hall being .taxed to its full comple
ment. I At tho close of the program Sup
erintendent Halibut presented tho
diplomas lo tho graduates,
Out ut MIMkl und in tho Kaahu-
tnnnu School building tho pupils as
Ecmblcil this 'morning and went
most uttrncllvo features nt tho
whole program, Tho singing, as
usual, wus sweet, winning the ad
miration of tho parents and visitors.
Another For Shuberts. Indianapo
lis. Juno 7. Tho ShuhortB havo obtain
ctl control of iho Paik theater hero,
according to a tulogrum from Now
York today. ShuhortB recently leased
the Ihonler to be constructed In tho