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WHARF AND WAVE
JACK LONDON'S llttto lioat, the
Smirk, la for wile for $7,500 us It
Him In Sydney Hnrlior, Australia.
Tlirit Is the report brought by pas
sengers on the steamship Mariposa,
vhlch anlved Ht San rmnrlMcii fnitn
The Snarl; was built at u cost or
bomcthlug like $38,005 ami wag In
tended to carr London and his party
u round the world It had bun'ly
started on Its long vojugo when
Home of Its machinery went wrong
mid It had to put back to port for
an overhauling. It finally got to
Honolulu, where London had trouble
with the crew, and after that was
adjusted the little craft partly sail
ed and partly drifted to Tahiti.
London and his wife left the boat
nnil returned to San Francisco. Aft
er n short stay they returned to Ta
hiti and, taking the Smirk, went
through the South Sea islands and
lliiully landed at Sydney, wh.re Lon
don left the boat and returned to
IMPROVEMENTS AT MAIL DOCK.
Tim several blocks of unattractive land
I'eur the new Pacific Mall docki which
ljtivo remained unoccupied and un
I'doincd over since thoy were fllici' In
following construction ot tho seawall
nlong thut part of the vvaterfiiiut u few
j o.irs ugo nlll soon be mud 3 more
piesentablc. At the meetm of the
Harbor Conimlssinn Engineer Darker
will submit plans and spoclflratlims foi
paving and otherwise Improving the
streets crossing tho teirltory. Town,
bend stieet, which Is becoming tho
main avenue to ami from the mull
docks ami those In that neighborhood
Is to be paved and curbed, uml line
temint sidewalks laid wherever tho
Statu under the direction of tio Ilnr-
.ior commission, can makn tliesu Iim
provements. The lower part of Japan
btieet Is also to be Imporved in tho
same manner Tho vacant blocks, or
most of the new giouml. was recently
lunseil to tho Southern Pacific Mall
toad Company for terminal purposes.
Mid largo warehouses as well as a
, m.vilnd of Fwllcbes aro to be con
structed them. ICxiimlner
FROM TACOMA comes word that
K. Kuruku, truffle manager of tho
Osaka Shosen Knlsha, with his prin
cipal (idlers in Ssaka, announced that
beginning Nov. 25 tho division of
Mcani8hlp and railroad rates on east
bound cargo would hn the same as
tlio8e of tho otliei conference lines.
While this will not change the
rates us far as shippers aio concern
ed, It will place the Osaka Shosen
Kalsha on the same basis as the otic
Has arrived and will make his appearance at our store SATURDAY, November 27th,
at 2 p.m. v
He will give the CHILDREN a box of CANDY, and also show them all the pretty
TOYS he has for all good boys and girls.
A Double Contest
The VOTES this year are different from any other we have given, there being TWO
PRIZES instead of one. ONE for the most popular boy and ONE for the most popu
lar girl. A VOTE is given with every 50c purchase.
Buy your TOYS early while the assortment is complete, and Santa Claus will deliver
all purchases of $5 and over on CHRISTMAS MORNING.
KERR & CO., LTD.,
er steamship lines, and, It is beileveil,
has averted a trnns-Pnilflc rate war.
The west-bound through rates will
remain the same In competition with
the Canadian Tactile Steamship Co, ,
lower than nit other trnns-Pncinc
TIIKRK WILL not bo murli hob
nobbing with the officers of tho Pa
cific Mali liner Siberia by the pas
sengeis on tho voyage that began re
cently. If there should he, and Gen
eial Manager Schwertn finds It out,
there will be a new set of officers
on the Siberia when she ngaln sets
nut for the Orient. It was reported
that Schwertn issued fresh outers to
all his officers before tho Siberia
bulled, prohibiting them from en
teitnlnlng any passengers In their
rooms, or associating with them In
any manner, oxcept at the dining
CUSTOMS 1NSPKCTOP. K. K. EN
LOW reported to Deputy Survoyor
llllun thut he had bclzed Boven Una
of kiuoUIng opium on tho steamer
China soon after that vessel arrived
at Sun Frunclsco fiom tho Orient,
which ha believed Chinese on board
attempted to smuggle ashore. Illlnn
shjb the valuo of the opium exceeds
$1,000. The federal law against the
Importation of tho smoking drug nnd
the stato law ugulnat Its uso have
hcut opium ii Ices boarlng, ho ex
TUB NEXT foreign war vessel to
visit Honolulu vvlll bo the smart little
Cleimun cruiser Arcana, 1 tils veiis.il
has, been uttendlng tho Portolu festiv
Hies on tho coast uml has ni3o vlslteil
Boveral California iiorts. Th Aiconn
Is icported to huvo sailed from San
Fianclsco with destination us Honolu
lu on yesterday.
A REWARD of fifty dollars has been
posted for tho rotiun of two sailors
belonging to tho Italian war vessel
now jit tho poit taking on supplies
prior to sailing for tho Asiatic station.
Tho men l.avo been absent from tlu
ship for tho past few days. One Is
bnld to speak English very well.
THL" MATSON Navigation liner Lur-
line, with many Honolulu passcugeis
on hoard, Including Governor Frear,
Is icported to have uritved at San
Franclbco on Wednebday
HAVING FINISHED tho discharge
of n shipment of timber for tho Hono
lulu Rapid Tianslt Compajiy, tho hark
Arago sailed for Piigct Sound In hal-
last jestorday. While at this port tho
Arago went on tho marine rally way
for cleaning and painting.
A CAlll.t: received here announces
the departure of tho Anierlcnn-Huvvall-nn
fieightcr Arltonan from Seattlo
for Honolulu estcrday. Tho Arlzon
an Is bringing out a largo general cur
go from New York, Snn Francisco and
Paget Sound iioits,
A (IKNKRAL cargo of merchandlso
from San Francisco In reported to
have left that port by tho Amorlcan
bark R. P. Rlthet. This vessel comes
to tho agency of C. Ilrewer & Co.
Pupers hnvc been filed at the offlto
of the Tenltorlal TieuBurer, D. L.
Conkllng, for the incorporation of
S. Clement's Church, torner of Wil
der avenue and Maklkl stieet. The
Incorporator are Rev. John Usborne,
John Guild. H. W. M. Mist, William
Thompson and C. F. demons.
The Incorporation Is the outcome
of n gift to tho church by Thomai
May, who now resides In England,
but was formerly a resident ot Ho
nolulu and one of the founders ot
St, Clement's church, of $3,500 to
eleasc the church mortgage, condi
tional on tho church Incoipuratlng
and thut the pieucnt rector, Rev.
John lisborne, being permitted to re
side In the ihuich rectory the rest
of his lite.
These conditions having been ac
quiesced In by the congregation, the
ihurch proceeded to Incorporate.
.Bulletin Btwmev Om.e Phone 9
..IWiT. 7,ltnri Hvm Pnnn 1M
a?tB ?m. f9lr'' JITI
CANAL TO USE
MORE POWERFUL THAN DYNA
MITE IN ACTION IMPOSSI
BLE TO EXPLODE IT EXCEPT
WITH ELECTRIC FUSE.
Vice Consul General Claudo E.
Guvnnt, of Punnma, repnits that n
llritlsh Inventor has been giving
tests on the Isthmus of n new explo
sive, which led the Canal Commis
sion to order 20 tons ot It for trial,
Mr. Gin nut writes concerning the
This explosive Is claimed to be ab
solutely safe. Tho Inventor litis
factories In Norway and England
and one Is being built In laskn. It
ir stated that. Inasmuch as this sub
Btance Is In Itself not an explosive,
It Is carried nt ordinary freight rules
by tlie transportation companies In
England nnd Norway. This new
pioduct Is composed, of pcrchlornte
of ammonia, nitrate of soda, dlnltro
toluol, and Severn) minor Ingre
dients, such us paiamn for vvatei
prnollng, etc. It is claimed that It
Is no per tent .stronger than tho i!(i
per cent grade of dynamite, und thnt
the tost of manufacturing wilt be
over $20 per ton cheaper.
Tho Inventor's exhaustive tests be
foie members of the lsthmnin Cujiol
Commission and officials of tho Re
public ot Panama showed that It Is
absolutely Impossible to oxplodo It
I by in (Unary methods, it was ham
mered with n sledge, shot Into with
n rifle, burned, nnd ordinary dyna
Wood Split Pulleys
Saves Your Money
and Your Belts
4.LL SIZES IN STOCK
Von Hamm-Young Co.,
mite detonators were exploded In It
both by fuse and by electricity, but
the compound was Inert. Not until
n special detonator, was Inserted
could tho substanco ho exploded; but
then, in the few charges thnt were
set off, It showed Itself more power
ful than dynamite. It can only bo
set off by heating n small platinum
wlro Just Inside tho open end by nn
electric spark or fuse. It will not
explode by concussion.
So conlldent Is the Inventor that
ho vvlll secure the contract to fur
nish all the explosives to be used on
the canal next year, i.uit he hus or
ganized n $100,000 local company
here nnd vvlll at once erect a factory.
about a half mile fiom tho city, with
it capacity if between 0,000 and
7,000 tons per annum.1 It Is expect
ed that 'most of the output will be
used by the Canal Commission, but It
a demand for tho explosive arises
from other sources In the vicinity,
especially along the West Coast of
South America, tho factory will bo
enlarged to meet the demand.
The Inventor hns gono to Eng
land to purchase the necessary ma
chinery and arrange for tho dellveiy
of tho raw ninterlal needed. Work
on tho factory will bo started at
once, and It Is expected that It will
he In operation in January, employ
ing about 350 people, mostly women.
If ou want to mnko somo )oung
man a Christmas piesent that will give
him tho greatest degreo of Joy, give him
cno of tho handbomo'dross suits or
tuxedos which ou can buy at Sllva's
Toggery. ' Thes"o suits are tailored
by tho famous Hart, Scliaffner & Marx.
If j on want tho suit to be a surprleo
j on can buy nn order and tho suit may
be fitted and delivered later.
ALEXANDER YOUNG BLD.
PRICE FIXED FOR
A standard price has been estnb
liBhed .for Indulging In the rather
leprehenslble habit ot blackening or
otherwise disfiguring your neigh
In the courso of n hearing of the
charges hied against one Joo Fer
rage, who is alleged to have per
formed some picturesque hand dec
orutlve work- upon tho optic of un
old Chinese, Judge Andrude took oc
casion to remark from the police
court bench that thore Is a fixed fine
for such misdemeanors, and that be
would thorcforo levy un assessment
of) ten dollars nnd the costs ng.Unst
the Fcrrage finances.
In these days of luxuries those per
sons Inclined to exercise their pug
ilistic tendencies can therefore count
beforehand upon the cost of the dis
sipation along facial decorative lines.
WHERE IS MY
The eighteen-year-old son of Mrs. A.
K. Vollett is believed to havo been a
tesldent or Honolulu within tbo past
year and then dinppvd from sight.
Tho local authorities havo been ap
pealed to by a frantic mother with a
hope that the whereabouts of the lad
may be ascertained.
In a letter which has been forward
ed to Mayor Fern. Mrs. Vollott asks
that an effort will bo mndo to galr I
trace of the missing youth. She nst
heard from him In September, and It
Is understood that joung Vollott had
been residing bore for several mouths
and that ho liatl been taken 111 with
Mrs, Vollott nsks that If ho Is allvo
or III that Inquiry bo mado nt tho local
hospitals Inasmuch as she has reoulved
no response to former letters written
to the joung man.
N. G. H. ORDERS
Novembor 2G, 1909.
General Orders No. JO. .
Companies and detachments of tho
First Infantry National Guaid of Ha
waii, stationed nt Honolulu, will as
bomblo under arms nl tho Ditll Shed on
Tuesday, November 30th, 1909, nt 7:15
p. in., for drill and parade.
Hy order of Col. Zloglor.
.THOMAS P. CUMMINS,
dipt, nnd Adjt. 1st. lufy. N. O. H.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.
t General Marshall, chief of en-
glneers ot the army, In a ro-
O nort today made estimates for
river nnd harbor Improve-
nicnts for the coming fiscal
j ear amounting to nioro than
For fortifications tho chief.
engineer submitted estimates
to the becietary of war of $2,-
02G.5U;, or which $1.60S,GtC
was for the fortifications In
Tho river und huilior Im-
provoinent estimates include
the following for the Pacific
$31C,000, Oakland harbor,
$100,000, San Luis Obispo
$1,000,000, Columbia river,
between the foot of the Dulles
rapids und the head of Celllo
$105,000, canal nt Tho Cas
cades, Columbia river.
$175,000, Columbia nnd
Lower Willamette liver below
$1,580,000, mouth of Co
$120,000, Puget Sound and
lis tributury waters.
$1,100,000, St. Michael can
$500,000, Honolulu harbor,
feOOOOO, harbor at Hilo,
Tho second alarm enmo from box SI,
comer of Kaplolanl and Green Directs.
Ibis Are occurred in tho stnblcs buck
of tho resldenco of William Montrose
Graham. Tho Maklkl Btntlon respond
cd nnd finished up tho good work ha
lug done wlthn garden hose.
1.1-4 acres at Kalihi Valley, with
flve-room cottage. Free Water. Hen
Houses. Stables. 1,100 ft. Wire
netting: fence. 300 Bananas, eto.
4 doz. Hens. Wh. Plymouth Rocki
and Wh. Leijhorns. Good Horse and
Buegy. All for
Also 2.4 acres unimproved, adjoin
P. E. R. Strauch
Waity Bldg. 74 S. King St.
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