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EVENtNCI I1UU.ETIN, HONOLULU, T tt., TOinAY, OCT. 2D, 1909.
A Clearance Sale of New Goods
NOTHING OliD OR SHOPWORN
Begins Saturday Morning wn""' i
In order to clear the space for CHRISTMAS GOODS and SANTA CLAUS we are offering
exceptional -values in all of our lines.
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Shoes which vc sell regularly at standard prices we have reduced nearly pne-half.
54.00 and $5.00 VICI KID LADIES' SHOES AT f 2-60
PAT. LACE. KID KRular at $3.00 ; now ;'i
wnir vtn ..
OXFORD DULL FRENCH KID
MEN'S WALKOVER. PATENT KID
MEN'S WALKOVER OXFORDS, at
Ribbons and Shirtwaists
I a -r
Go down in the flood that leads to bargains. We
have too many lots to quote prices.
For Ladies, Misses and Children
k same greatly reduced prices.
New styles and shades, from $1 to $5
WHITE FIGURED MADRAS 15c to 30o
SMALL CHECKED NAINSOOK 10c to 15c
WHITE CHECK SWISS : 10c
WHITE MUSLIN 15o to 25o
BATISTE several grades from 15c to 25c a yard
MERCERIZED MULLS '. 20o
SATIN FINISHED CHARRUEUSE , 20c
STRIPED POPLIN 25c
MERCERIZED FIGURED BR0CHE ': 30o
SOFT-FINISHED BATISTE .' 20c
CHECK SWISS 10c
OTTOMAN , ' 40o
These nrc in many different and beautiful 'shades.
3Q-inch NAINSOOKS, at $2.27 a niece
PERFUMED NAINSOOKS, at ,
VICTORIA CHIFFON, at
MEN'S SUITS All new styles
and woolen materials cus
tom made stylish shades
and prevailing patterns, are
offered at . . . , $0.75
Better ones up to $12.75
Boys' and Youths' Clothing
From $6.75 to $11.25 a suit. '
j PANAMA SILKS Athactivc shades, at $3.00 and $3.50
BLACK ETAI-IINE, at $ G.00
BLACK ALBATROSS, at $12.50
Our HOSIERY lines for LADIES. MEN and CHILDREN arc com
plete. Fine goods (joinp; at 20c a p air and from that to 50c. Worth
double the moner.
SILK HOSIERY, in all shades, at $1.15 a pair
LISLE FOR LADIES White, at .' 25c
CHILDREN'S RIBBED Extra 'quality 30o
WHITE SWISS CURTAINS Polkad at 12 18 to 35 cents a yard
SILKOLINES 10c to 15c a yard
CRETONNES. BURLAPS and ART DEMINS 15o to 25o a yard
TABLE LINENS 45c to $2.00 a yard
BED SPREADS, from $1.00 to $6.00
Endless stock of TABLE LINEN to sell at rare -bargain prices.
The Sale begins Sa:urday, and will
continue for ONE WEEK ONLY
L. B. KERR & CO., Alakea Street
LOCAL AND COAST
In tho 3500-mllo transcontinental i
nutomobllo relny run recently con
ducted by Tho Philadelphia Picks,
fni ucc-tcnth of the dletanco between
Philadelphia and Scnttlo tho courier
of Tho Press traveled In Franklin
tnutor cars. There were thlrt ltwo
ielu, threo of which, covered In
the KranUlliiSj lay for 350 miles
over difficult routes through tho
Kockles and their subordtnato
Of tho work which ono of them
was called upon to do und succeeded
In doing The Pi ess In Its descrip
tion of tho event says:
"Probabl tho worst run of tho
trip was tho desert sands which
stretched along tho Columbia liver
from Keuncwlck to Klona In Wash
ington. Tho desert Is without n
road. It Is shifting sand, hnco deep,
and fifteen miles across. "
This lelay was made with n 28-horso-powor
Franklin driven by O.
Tho, cxticmo measures necessary
to Rutting across this wnsto men aio
shown by tho declaration of Thn
Press that "It was necessary to lay
down canvas blankets, on which tho
car slowly forced i.hrjd ' This r
Iny wns ono of 125 miles, nnd be
cnuno of tho necessity of fighting
forward foot by foot an nvorngo
spceil of only I.1G miles nn hour
wns possible. Tho run was fiom
Wnllu Walla to North Yakima.
Fur illRcient speed was possible
on tho lelay Immediately before this,
which llkewlso was covered by a
Franklin. Tho run was ono of 122
miles, ami with .1. YV. McCormuek at
llio wheel nn nvoiuge hourly speed
of 27.fi milts was made In spitp or
tho (llinculllea presented by mountain
loads. This was tho fastest tlmo
made W03t of tho prairies of Nebras
ka nnd eastern Wjomlng and is n
rocoitl for tho tun between I. a Gran
de, Oio., and Walin Wnlla.
k The third I'lunUln relay was that
between Soldier and llolbe, Idaho, a
distance) of 110 miles, oer which an
nverngo speed of 1C.6 miles jioi- hour
; wns mndt. Tho cntlio trip from
ocean to ocean was made In eleven
days and five hours.
When, ufter tho mn through tho
sand, tho courier was passed on fiom
tho last Franklin to another car ho
was two days nnd ten minutes ahead
of schcduio. Trouble on n Inter run,
tho lust ebforc reaching Seattle, de
layed him, however, so that ho fin
ished uiily about one day below tho
tlnm allotted In advance.
Tho courier representing Tho
Picss can led n greeting fiom Presi
dent Tuft to the president of the
As a relay raco this transcontinen
tal run Is without precedent. Tho
transcontinental record for n single
car covering the entire distance
without tho benefit of frequent
changes Is held by tho l'ranUlln.
TliU bus stood slnco 190C nt fifteen
da)s, two hours, twelve minutes.
Over the mountain loads of Penn
sylvania tho run from Pittsburg to
Unlontown,' 72 miles, :s ono which
li.u heon tho occasion of tunny tests
by autnmoblllats, A recoul for tho
iuu wns made less chan a jcar ago
by C. 8. Carrls of Syracuse, driving
u Blx-cyllnder Franklin muting car.
In which ho covcicd the distance In
two hours und forty-tluco minutes.
This record has now been broken
by another KranMIn, n four-cylinder
car of 28 horso-power, dtlvcn
by Charles W. Johnson of Pittsburg.
With Mr. Johnson on the trip woro
Charles II. Souton of Unlontown, '.
I". Ueynolds munngor of tho Pitts,
burg branch of thn Frnnkllii Auto
mobile Company, and W. II. Cough
try, nn .isslstnnt engineer of tho II.
II, Franklin Manufacturing Com
pany. Tho now iccord tnndo Is two hours
and thirty-four minutes, tho tlmo
being taken between tho East Lib
erty market In Pltlsbuig and the
Pennsylvania rallioml station In
Unlniitown. Tlio motor-car is of
1910 model, for which u sovero test
tries mado u perfect Bcoie, nnd It.
wns amy niter a uinwmg oi ioib
that a winner wns evolved. Another
I'rnnklln owned and driven by Frank
Ilagcman mado n perfect scoro, but
In tho drawing did not conio In for
one of tho prizes.
These successful contestants nt
trlbuto their victory to tho fact that
In their enso nn air-cooled cnglno
was used Instead of n water-cooled
motor .explaining that this gave
them freedom fiom troubles for
which numerous penalties vvero Im
posed tjpon others.
The schcduio of penalties was
mado sevcic because of the fact that
tho run was u short one, 100 miles,
tho loiirco being in thn form of u
figure eight. Tho club plans to soon
have n two-day iuu,
For tho year ending September 1.
1909, S01 ficlght cars hnro been
loaded with nutomobllis and sent out.
finin tho fnctory of tho II. II. Frank
lin Manufacturing Company. In
coming fielght cars liavo numbered
r9S. Tho nutomobllo shipments had
a total weight of 7,230,726 pounds.
ShlpmcutH made, other than thnso
of iiutomobtle3, numbered 26,518.
Merchandise inbound uggregutod
20,822,712 pounds und outbound
1,:I3S,103 pounds. Tho fielght
charges on automobiles totaled $117,-000.
For 1910, ns for 1909, Frnnklln
automobiles nro constructed with n
imilllplo-dlsc clutch. In iho cluteh
ultcinnto discs of steol and phos
phor brutizo opernto In a bath ut
When tho clutch Is disengaged Iho
oil Hows between Iho plates. Upon
tho engagement of tho clutch tho
oil Is squeezed fiom botwoeu tho
discs gradually ro thut tho contact
of tho two metals Is not so sudden
as to cnuso "grabbing," 'The clutch
"picks up" gradually ns tho oil Is
forced from between tho discs, thus
eliminating Jerks In stalling,
lloth first nnd second prizes liuvo
been awarded to Fiankllu motor
cars In tho first eudurnnco contest
over held by the Automohllo Club
of Sallna, Kansas. A sllvor loving
cup for Ilrst placo wns won by Fred
(illmsin, driving a car belonging to
his fnthct-, William Oilman, nnd n
silver .loving cup of lesser piopor
tlous, ns second prize, wont to Geo,
M. Hull. William Oilman is a well-to-do
(armor living nt Now Cambiln,
Each of these two Franklin en-
Nnt content with taking tho lead
lu tho belling of automobiles, Cali
fornia energy and plticit aio making
n sticmg bid for Urn m inufaeturlng
honors of iuntorcyc!e3. Tho homo
pioduct which Is making a strong
bid for tho Increasing trndo In t.ho
gntollno hoi so Is tho Duck .which
Is being mnnufactiiicd by tho Duck
Motorcycle Conipiny of Oakland.
Tho Duck Is a new machine on
tho market, hut oven with n short
tlmo In which It has been told tho
local innclillio lias wan mnro than
lis sharo of lacing und cnduianco
uonou. in discussing tlio merits and
,itnnnpld fnr tlio nnur tnnlnrpvrln W.
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I,. Duck, tlio manufacturer, said:
"I Btarted to experiment with tho
Duck motor onglno eevcrul years ago,
but I did not put It on tho market!
until I wns certain that It would1
develop tho power nud strength ro-(
quired by tho ttovcro uso of traveling
over tho Western roads. I began to
sell tho machines nt llrst to a few ,
of my frlcnilK, but the quality of
mi imnlno nrnvod so fiutcklv that
this typo of n motor was n success
that I hnvu been swumpod with or
ders from nil parts of tho State.- It
Is no longer n question of tho de
mand for theso machines, but ns to
how fast wo cap manufacture them.
"A fenturo of, tho machine which
I hnvo found 'appealed strongly to
tho purchasers of motorcycles Is tho
cushlqu, frame, wlilch I uso on tho
motorcycle. Tills device allows of
easy-rldlng nnd docs not hnvo the
tiling effect on tho tourists which
a solid frame hns.
"With a motorcycle o( plenty of
power nnd strong enough to stniul
tlio hafidest Mild of uso It hns beoil
an easy nintter for mo to competo
with thoJastem machines. In fact,
tho trado has been growing so rap
Idly during the last fow months that
1 urn making arrangements ta In
crease tho facilities for turning out
thesa machines, and with a larger
factoiy Micro Is no renson why wo
cannot boconio nn Importnnt factor
In tho gtowing motorcjelo Industry."
Charles A. Clnik of Jacksonville,
Flu,, has Iho distinction of having
owned tho first automobile ever poss
soJHcd by u it-sjdent of his city. Ho
Is tho holder of nutomobllo license
No. 1 for the stilto of Florida, nnd ho
ho Is nt piosont In tho north tour
ing lu a now Franklin motor cur.
show, which opens tonight In tho
basement of tlio Emporium. These
cuia will Include a complete line ut'
the touting cars runabouts and rond
stcrs." "Immediately after tho show, Mr.
Collins expects to tour through Ore
gon and Washington during which
tlmo he will appoint now agents nmi
representatives. He will tako ono of
tho new models with him on the
Tho Carter Car Company oxpects
to get now quarters on Van Ness
avenue within n fow weekB, In which
It will carry n complete line of tho
machines, Including tnxicabs and
For tho first tlmo In San Fran
cisco Thomas II, Jcffcry Company
hns ouo of their Knmbler limous
ines. This car which Is the regular
Humbler rating, embodies all. tho
points familial with tho latest de
sign nnd appointment from the Tho
mas II, J cilery Company. Tho car,
besides ono of tho most powerful
of this class. Is also ono of the fin
est equipped ever seen In San Fran
ilseo. From head lights to signal
buttons the new car icpreseiitH the
latest In thu art of finishing in motor
Ilcsldes tho limousine, I,. II. Hill,
manager of tho local branch for the
Joffery Company, will have sovcrnl
models of these cats In tho exhibi
tion ut tho Emporium. Touring cars,
runabouts, town cars and roadsters
will form tho Rambler exhibit.
of these cars woro told, or uso nny
'old material In Dunking (ho 1910
cars. Every piece of material in this
j oar's machines Is new, every de
sign nnd plan Is new, und there Is
several hundred thousand addition
al feet Poor spaco to work, which
makes tho turning out of nbsolute
now niodelB nn easy mnttcr.
"At the tlma work wns begun on
tho 1910 models every car of Inst
J ear's machines wns sold. As n re
sult our entire factory forco of over
llvo thousand men was turned on to
tho new mnelilnej, with designs nnd
bodies were inndo with the men feel
ing satisfied that every cur was miido
new, and did not hnvo to bo patched
up with any of tho old material.
"Wo will receive a greater num
ber of Ramblers this season than
over before. This Is duo to tho fact
that tho factory men realize tho Im
portance of tho Western trade, es
pecially California. That this Is
truo Is proven by tho exhibition cars
here for the show. Wo simply told
them there wns going to be a show
nnd they did tho rest. As n result
wo will have ono of tho finest ex
hibits of Rambler cars over seen In
any automobile show In tho country.
Not even New York has ever hnd n
more clnborato display of our ma
chines than wo will hnvo at the
Notwithstanding that tho Caiter
car Is one of tho few friction dilvo
machines over sold In San Francisco,
E. C. Collins, manager of tho Caiter
Car Co.upany, Western agents for
this machine, sajs that ho is having
no double lu selling this typo of, n
iiinchluu thiiiughuut tho States and
111 Oicgou and Washington, ""
"Wo hiivo only had tlio agonry
for n fow months." said Mr. Col
lins, "nnd lu that tlmo wo hnvo
dlspuicd of moio than tltlity cars,
ronio of them even going to Hono
lulu. "Wo havo mado preparations for
establishing agencies In tho Interior
of the fitata and expect to tell moro
than ono bundled of these machines
during tho louilng so'isnn. Our fliiitj
1U10 moduli arrived Noveuil days ago
end will bu on on exhibition ut the
Tho early nrrlval of the 1910 Itnm
blcrs marks a new epoch In tho mu
nufactuio of notor cars. Doing us
Is It probably the Inrgcst factory In
the countiy, tho fact that It has
already delivered to tho agonts
throughout the country samples of
next ear's models Is ono of the most
unusual feats of tjio picscnt motor
car Industry. Tho present season Is
nat neaily finished, especially on tho
Pacini1 Coast, nnd yut tho Jeffory
Compniiy hns not only announced
their complete lino for next year,
but havo actually delivered the first
samples of thcso'machlnes to tho Kail
Frnnclsio house In tho middle of Oc
tober, sovernl mouths befoie tho mo
del i of Iho present season were de-'
llvorod Inst year.
Speaking of the early shipment of
1910 models, I,. II. Hill said:
"Wouro fully piepiued to deliver
tho cars, oven if they uie largor ami
Include several changes fiom lust
tcasnn. Tlio renson for this Is tho
fact thnt wo woio sold out of tho
1900 output several months ago, wo
did not liavg to wait until tlio last
Systematizing of tho automobile
Industry Is Indicated by tho policy
adopted for tho 1910 season by the
H. II. Franklin Manufacturing Com
pany of Syracuse. This company Is
making and marketing Its cars on
n schedule Axed at the beginning of
The arrangement permits' tho pur
chaser to contract (or a delivery
dato as well us for a motor car at
tho tlmo of his selection of tho car.
Inspection of tho schedulo shows him
on what dato the car will bo turned
out ut the factory anil shipped to
hlnu The denier soils a cortuln nu
tomobllo for delivery nt u specified
tlmo just as If ho had tho mnchlno
complete and In his salesroom.
In this way a conflict ot claims
for delivery ns ofton characterized
tho curlier ycurs of nutomobllo mnk
Ing Is avoided.
Running nn automobile three
years with a ropalr expense less than
S3G, or about three cents a day, U
the experience of Edwin H, Hogcis
of Now York with nn 18-horse pow
er Finnklln touring car. 'Inls Is oi
1908 model nnd la propelled by a
four-cyllndor air-cooled engine. Tell
ing of his motor-cur lecontly, Mr.
"I hnvo now used It threo years,
nnd it Is giving tho utmost satisfac
tion. My repair hill has been less
than $35. The car has caused mo
almost no trouble ut nil nnd in the
uso of gusollno Is very economical.
"1 was In the Ilcrkshlro hills this
summer for ten weeks nnd used tho
car constantly with threo adults nnd
two children in It. Tho car climb
ed those hills beautifully on ull oc
casions and never overheated once,
and wo went from 75 to 125 miles
Col. Itnlph W. Hojt, former civil gov
ernor of Moro province .lccoinminds
in his llnal report to tho government
that the southern Phlllpplno Islcnds
bo mndo n separate territory of tho
Navy officials nt Washington cxpicss
encouragement over their biiccobs In
finding a high class of recruits.
For Both Men and Women.
Six Fairs Guaranteed Six Months
or Hew Stockings.
$2 per box of six
Remember Wear a hole in heel,
toe or sole of the Square Deal Hose
in six months and you will be given
Sold only by
Corner King and. Bethel Sts.
THE ARTS AND CHAFT SHOP.
932-938 Fort St. Tel. 52.