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L B. KERR & CO.. LTD
Will deliver goods on Christmas
morning;, so (jet ready to receive
Makes merry every evening, danc
injr nnd hnving his quintet boys play
and sing. Come and join in,
CHRISTMAS GIFT HINT
Why not give something that is always useful as we'll as orna
mental ? Jet and Shell Barrettes, Jet and Shell Side and Back" Combs,
Feather Boas, Fin Seal, Jet and Beaded Hand Bags and Purses, Bands,
Hat Pins, Hair Pins, Collarettes, Belts, all designed for the coming
spring season. No two alike.
The finest line of Initialed Linen,
Hemstitched Jlinen, Hemstitched
Cambric and Cotton Handkerchiefs
in the city. Examine them.
One of the most pleasing things
yon can give as a present would be
a nice pair of Hose, and we carry the
Don't you tliink that the tai would look nicer and wouldn't you
feel better if the napkins and table cloths were new for Christmas?
Amongst our numerous articles we have on display arc a lot of
Suspenders in IV.iday boxes which we have reduced in price.
KLUl J I I
What better re
you give your
friends than a pair
WALKOVER or SOROSIS SHOES?
You not only offer them many days of comfort and satisfaction,
but also teach them that instead of being a necessary evil some shoes
are sources of pleasure and contentment. And every morning in their
after life, when they put on their --.
WALKOVER or SOROSIS SHOES
they will think kindly of you
and wish that others are en
joying an equal benefit.
SENSIBLE GIFTS FOR
The largest line of these arc to be found at our store.
How aout a nice two or three piece suit made of the finest mntcrials
and nothing but the best workmansshiu in the make-up?
Or what's the matter with a pair of Solid Gold Cuff Links, Stick
Pin or Front Stud Sets?
The largest line and most com
plete assortment in the City of Ho.
nolulu, in all grades, for both ladies
Everything you wish in all grades
fciiil shades pf Felt, Straw and the
ever-popular Panama. These nic
How about putting a new cever or quilt, blankets, sheets or pillow
slips on the beds for Christmas? We have the best.
We have iust received a most beautiful line of childtcn's romp:rs,
and will have them ready at once.
SANTA'S LAST CALL FOR THE TOYS
4 4. ..
This is th: last call on the toys
before Xmas. so you had better
TOR THE GIRLS
Dolls of all sizes, materials and all prices, Tea Sets. Fans, Christ
mas "Bells, Cook Stoves. Wheel Chimes. Pussy Cats, Baa Sheep, "Billy
Pcssums." Push Toys, Dolls in Doll Cribs, Dolls in Push Carts, and etc.
FOR THE BOYS
Whistles. Horns, Steam Engine.. .Yach Schooners. Footballs, Can '
-Pistols, Air Ouni Poo Ouns, Swords. Surprise BQcxes, 'Games, Blocks,
Masks, "Irish Mails," "Steel Racen " and etc.
Every JCa' purchase entitles you
to one vole in tin Santn-Claus con
test. ' '
TIME TO STOP
McClellan Says Money
Is From People
,-Tltl nionny Hint wo no easily vole
nwnv In the boosting; o( salaries lb
wiiiiik (torn tlio l!ixaera of Oils
comity. It nil comes fiuin tlie pockets
of tliu people, nml I for 0110 will op
liosu the pioposltlou to incrcnw nny
inoro tsulmiPB," was tliu heated com
ment offeree! Ijy Supervisor McClollan
lit the. niectliiK of the board hciil l..:t
McClellan wns warmly seconded l
Mayer Kern, who also tobk a shot Dt
tliu resolution to ralso tliu monthly
stipend of Clerk l.oliiie fiom SCO to $'.
per mouth, the wages of Z.imelanu. nil
other clerk, from $75 to $85 a month,
the. wnKo of John Andyison from 51u
to $110 n month nnd of Hoad $unu".
vlpor Travis ut Bwn, to $140 jisr
month, Tlio resolution wns flnnlly
adopted, utter much wrniiKlliiK.
Tlio proK)Bltlon was Introduced In 'i
tcport front the Conimlttco on Houd
nnd Bridges through Supervisor Qiilun.
Practically every member of Hip Hoard
took a nine at tlio measure. Tlio nut'
Jorlty fnvorert the letting down of the
bars and bcnnlng a little more of the
community finances Into tlio piy en
velopes of tlio county ami clt em
McClellan was clearly opposed to
the grabbing methods which threat
ened If tlio present policy of salury
boosting was persisted In by the city
fatheis. llo believed that the tlmo
had arrived when (be practice should
logau In this Instance forsook the
()ulnn htandnrds unwillingly when It
came ti Mipportlng Qulnn's lesolutlon
tl rulso tho Balarlcs of certal.i imiii db
.,iitmcut oIHcIuIb. After iH'.irhr; tin
i M'lanatlon fiom hU collcugue, I tijtnn
bceamu convinced thai In tho pusent
cpk tlio Increase was piciited and vo
Mayor Fein declared that tho In
cieaso of salary should bu prescnteil
before tho flourd nicmbois In tho reg
ular way and that It should emanate
fiom the road supervlbor of that ills
1 1 let. His honor contended that ex
penses jdiould bo held dowu and did
not believe In raising tho wages of
ceitalu emplovers In ono rtlbtrlct while
tliu .salaries of equally faithful Borv
nuts In another purl of tliu county io
Qulnn set forth n few Blinds of sar
casm In his caustic reference to cer
tain road supervisors now In tho em
ploy of tho city and county. Qulnn
contended that there were road super
lsors and road supervisors nnd tluit
somo of those now dipping Into tho
county money sack would be an ex
pensive Investment at any price. On
the other hand hu could clto Bccral
Instances where a road supervisor
would l'o u cheap man at 1200 n month
let alono tho payment of but $140 iu,
he recommended In the case of John
Travis, the county official for Ewa dis
trict. Qulnn Is believed to have had I'aclc,
tho mad supervisor now under Investi
gation, In mind. when he discussed with
fcelln? tho capabilities of various road
With tho present epidemic of salary
boosting now becoming firmly roqtcd
In county legislative halls. It Is said
there Is n strong possibility that Willi
the big fat balance now lit tho hands
of tho county trcasttter other members
of tlio Hoard may bu tempted to lend
financial encouragement to tho month
ly wngo of deserving friends and
SPARE THOSE TREES
Professor Pcrley i. Home, presi
dent of Kamehameha schools, has a
largo sized complaint to lodgo against
tho force of men scut out by the road
department In that part of the city,
who Btrlng wires, and perform other
work on tho city-.police nnd firo alarm
The road gang appears to have wad
ed mightily Into tho trees and shrub
bery ou the Kutueluuneha premises
uud by tho sturdy but ulleged misdi
rected application of their little hatch
ets they hnvo wrought much havoc
with tho scenic splendor of tho usually
well kept school grounds,
It Is claimed that the rond employes
liavo been cutting and slashing tho
tree with u recklessness born of a
disposition to creato utter annihila
tion. A protest has been filed with
Mayor Kern and Professor Homo will
bo notified, that the City anil County
road department will call off their men
from their Invasion of the school lauds
and leave tho mutter of trimming trees
and other alteration of the landscape
to tho school officials.
"While- wo were on our honeymoon
I always spoke French to my husband
so that no one should understand us
"So, you went to Franco, did you?"-
Fllcgeudo Matter; '
WILL OELAY JAUNT
BODIES OF BUSINESSMEN, IN
CLUDING CONTINGENT FROM
HONOLULU. WILL POSTPONE
TRIP TO ORIENT TILL FALL.
Call. The chamber of commerce
received yesteidny a cablegram from
A. P. Wilder, American consul general
ut Shanghai, advising tho local body.
that the Chinese associated chambers
btiggest the postiKmeinenl1 of the pro-1
posed trip to tho.nilrnl of the asso-!
elated chambers of the Pacific coabt
until tho autumn of 1910, In order that
tho visitors may tnko advantage of
tho, best climatic conditions, nnd also
attend the exposition at Nanking.
Tlio Snn Francisco chamber imme
diately cabled a reply asking for sug
gestion of n Balling datu during next
August, In order that the visiting
party moy nrrlvo In September ami
spend tho following four months visit
ing the different imlnts In China from
which tho Invitation was received.
AnungenientB hud previously been
.made to sail from here on the Man
churia February 10, 1910, and word
had been forwarded to Consul Wilder
udvlslng to this effect, which resulted
In tho cablegram received yestetday.
The cities represented In the asso
ciation nre: Seattle, Spokane, Port
land, Tucoma, I,os Angeles, San
Mego, Oakland, San Francisco and
Honolulu, At a recent meeting It was
decided that three members from each
city, acconipanlud by their wives
should make tho' trip, making In all J
u total of St In tho party. j
The Invltatl'm to make the trip wus i
recehed last Mai ch from tho (ham-'
bci of commerce of Shanghai. Amoy, i
Fuchaii, N.inklvg, Canton and Wii i
chaw. Vv '
INTEREST IN PIANO GAME
Much Interest Is manifest In tho I
weekly reduction being made ou the
Starr Piano displaced In the Thayer
Piano Store window. This piano U
being weekly reduced In price ST,.
The reduction began on October 1st.
The 88 no'.o Cccllllan Player sold'at
this popular piano store would make
u line uiinsimas present lor any
AT 8T. ANDREW8.
Tho Christmas tree and festivities
of the St. Andrew's Sunday school will
bo Thursday night, December 23, at 7
o'cloeli, In tho Duvles Mcmorul Hall.
The children and young people are
asked to bring toys and presents ut '
this time which will later bu sent to
tho Knknukao Mission.
Parents will plenso note that tho
presents are to bu brought by the pu
pils ou Thursday night, Instead of tliu
follow tnu Hiinilay, as nm nnnnunceii, i
Novelties for Christmas
We offer a stocR of Elegant Fancy Boxes for
Others filled with Delicious Candy and
Gunther's Fruit Glace
Also, Superior Pastry For Christmas
German Honey Cake, Peppernuts, Matzepah, Pies and Cakes,
Tree Ornaments, Tinsel, Bon-Bons from Paris
One Vote in DOLL CONTEST given with every 25 cent. Candy
and Cake purchase.
Ilrltlsher You Americans Joko
about subjects In which theru Is very
llttu hiimor. llubblte The subjects
of King Kdwurd, eh, old boy? Iloston
Hotel, near Union Street
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