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BOOK YOUR ORDERS NOW
WE OFFER AS HOLIDAY
SUGGESTIONS FOR GIFTS
Silver Shaving Sets
Haas &; Sou's
FOOK Or.DEr,S TODAY
BENSON, SMITH & CO., Ltd.
Fort and Hotel
Weekl RislleUn St Per Vtar
BOUGHT TO PLEASE
The fancy of the Christm s buyer vas our thought when buy
fug for'the 1910 Holidiy trad , Tint we caught their fancy we
believe from the daily showin , cf satisfaction by our customers.
The Holiday line is as c mjilc'c as judicious buying- would
permit. The Toy line is uns r asscd. A fine display of Grass.
Linen. When marketing, com' on to our store. We will make you
welcome, even though you do not buy.
WAH YING CHONG CO.,
KING STREE EWA FISHMA3KET
Secretary of War Makes
In His Report.
(Ilj Associated I'rem )
WASHINGTON, I). C Dec. 12 -j
Silrotni) of War 1 jklnrnu liiw
hun.e Important recommendation Tor
the llnwalluii Is audit InMil annual j
lepoit, which has JiiPt been submit
ted to CoiiBi'ewi. Hofertlns t Ha '
wall ho h.is: '
"An estimate of $ir.O,onO has been
submitted to Congress to complete
the. emplacements now Milder con
struction nt llotuiliilu ami Pearl liar
lior from appropriations hcietofore
inailn, the out of Ihoso emplace
ments havliiR boon found to exceed
the original estimates by that
"In tills ronnectlon I Invite atten
tion to the following extract from
the annual report of tins iblilef of
" 'The Importnn o of the early
comp'etlnu of tho coast defenses of.
tho Insular porta of Mniilla'nnd'Su.
Iilc llas and of Honolulu and Pearl
Harbor lies III the fart that such de
fenses nro necessary not only for
the protection nail retention nf these,
porta hut nlsn and of greater mo-'
uieiit as affertlng fundamentally nny
schemo of national defense, for nf
i fording secure uaal bases and coal
' lug stations. Without sucli fortified
I bates the retention of our Insular
possessions, the protection of our
I commerce, and the ability of our
navy to coiidu t offensive operations
outside of harrow zones bordering
upon tho coasts of the United States
eau be assured only by stntlonlng In
every possible theater of operations
a fleet superior to tho combined
fleets of the enemy; a condition
wholly Impracticable of attainment.
Tho alternative of providing wcll-for-tlfled
bases In our Insular posses
sions, freeing the navy for the most
effective mnhlllrntloti and the widest
' rnnge of nrtlbn, can be carried out
at a very small frnctlon of the cost
of such a nnva policy.
t " 'Tho Insular portB that require,
defenses for strategic reasons were
decided upon by the Taft Hoard and
the work of fortifying several or
them Is now well advanced toward
completion. On nccntint of the fact
that the strategic value of Manila
and Siihlc hays, Honolulu, and Pear I
Harbor oxreeds that of other locali
ties In the Insu'ar possessions, nil
t . JBii.
The fact that Hostetter's
Stomach Bitters has helped
thousands of sickly people
back to health durine the
past 57 years should con
vince you that it is the med
icine you need for Indiges
tion, Stomach Ills) Malaria,
Fever and Ague.
For sale by Dennun, Bmltb ft Co.,
Ltd.; Ilolllster Drug Co., Ltd.;
Chambers Drug Co., Ltd,; llllo.Drug
Co.; and at all Wholesale Liquor
Thirteen Japanese fromjCliiyo
' Maru Held in San Francis-
I co for Treatment.
3AN VI1ANCISCO, Dec. IK.r-Of the
fillty Jnpaneso "plclurd brides" who
arrived on tho Cliiyu Mi ru on1 Friday,
t.ilrteen met dlsnppoliiliuctiti on tfm
eve of matrimony. ?
When they were taken to Jho ho
pltnl at Angel Island to undergo an
examination for tho hookworm dls
caBo the brides mado no objection. It
was aftcrwnrd learnJd tlmt they
thought this ceremony wis but a part
of the American marriage sorvlce, as
' they had been Instructed Hint tho de-
partment required brides who bad
been wedded by tho photograph meth
od lo bo married herd according 'to
the local customs. i
Hut when thirteen ofjtlieni were In
formed thut they were victims of the
hookworm disease, wh'lch, according
to tho Amcrlcnn lnw, .would prevent
tliclr meeting their picture liusbnndR
and necessitates tbe,lr departuro,
thero was great lamentation.
Fortunately for tho brides a section
of tho revised statute was discover
ed that permits aliens ccrtlllcd by
medical examiners to. be held for
treatment when this course seems ad
visable "to meet tho ends of Justice
So the picture brides will remain
on Angel Island until they are cured,
or pronounced Incurable, paying J1.2."
a day to tho Government as a hospltnl
foe. When lit. Glover- pronounces tho
appropriations have been applied to
these localities except a small amount
allotted, to (lu.intnnanwprlor to the
report of the Taft Hoard.
" 'The urgdney of (he early com
pletion of the defenses of Manila aliu
Sublc bays, Honolulu, and Pearl Har
bor, therefoie can scarcely be ovei
estimated. ' Whether vletfed from -.
military standpoint xir from the
standpoint of the broadest national
policy, the no easily for secure do
felines for these localities, tho slno
qua non for tho successful conduct ( la)ny wortl tlcy wm )0 0Wcd to
of a war which Involves the Pacific. j0 iMr wnitnB i,8mnds. So, nftor
uoe.in as a ineaier m operaiioi.N, tllor )n8lnl(0 nllollt tlie ll0gp,n
mum IIU 11 Jliilliuk III mu iihibi. iiioiiiii
observer. The completion of tho for
tlfleatlon projects for tbeso localities
The followlny is the order of the first five contest
ants up to Thursday evening in our
"Miss Dolly from Paris"
will Involve an expenditure of only
$3,828,9r9,and I renew tho rec
ommendation jnnde 111 myropo'rt of
last year that the War Department,
In presenting to Congress tho needs
of the military servlce, fay spo:lat
stress upon tho Importance and ur
genoy of tho early completion of tbu
defenses of the Insular lorts now bo
Ing fortified.' "
There nro 4 7nf breeder nnd own
ers nf piirf-brod livestock In Now
York fetnto according to a compilation
Just mado by tho Stntq Cammlsslonor
of Agrlcultuio, nnd thoso iiorsons own
service being a part of tho mnrrlago
ceremony was not altogether an er
These brides nrd.-ninong the first
Japanese to bo examined for tho"dls
easo which has caused tho .deporta
tion of a large number of Hindoos
and prrtctlcnlljr put jiftop to Hindoo
immigration. The" f'acllltlos nt tho Isl
and have not heretofore, been ade
quate to permit examination of largo
numbers of aliens for tho hookworm
disease. They have recently been en
larged, v im
Tho representatives of tho Jnpan
eso Government here are. taking -sti'llH
to hnvo Jnpaneso coming to this coun
try examined for tho hookworm dis
ease boforn leaving Japan.
The totals can be seen at our store.
We arc making a special showing during this week of
"Dorothy Dainty" Ribbon
being nicely boxed, they make a pretty present.
0ur assortment of HOLIDAY GIFTS is complete
"with a full display of USEFUL ARTICLES.
OPEN EVENINGS. n
HAWAIIAN FISHERY. LTb.
Kin Street Fish Market
1, 1V&. 2 and 3 HonT 45 H. P.
HONOLULU POWER-WAGON CO.y
875 South, -Near King Street
SANTA CLAUS HAS ARRIVED
Music and Singing at 1 P. M-
x, vft-j . f C
Dolls Trains, Automobiles, Drums Wagons,
' , a
", i'yVvtWP';'es Tricycles, Irish Mails,
Doll Carriages, Co-Carts, Trumpets,
Air-Guns, Pop-Guns, Animals, Ornaments,
Swords, Klectric Cars and Rails,
Baa-Sht'cp, luigines, Blocks, Slates, Games
Fortune-Tellini; Cards. Masks,
Bell-Toys Possums, Whips, Tool Chests,
Tops, Stoves, Paints, Tea Sets,
Mechanical Toys, Hobby-Horses, Rocking-
-,' Horses, Shoo-Flies, etc.
Pineapple Silks, all colors,
Linene de France,
Satin - Finish Charmeuse, all
colors, - - - -222C
Cotton Pongee, all colors, - -222C
Repp, all colors, formerly 30c
now - - - -172C
VICTORIA LAWNS, INDIA LINNONS, VICTORIA CLOTH,
PRINTS, SHIRTINGS CHAMBRAYS, NUNS-VEILING.
CHALEYS, INDIAN HEAD all colors, FIGURED MULLS,
WOOLLEN DRESS GO0DS,ETC.
THEY MUST BE 'SOLD AT ONCE.
BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT OF READY-MADE'DRESSES
for LADIES, GIRLS and CHILDREN.
AUTO COATS and VEILS.
A Complete Stock of
All Styles, Shades and Sizes
Former Price, $ 6.50, now selling for $ 4.00
. r l3-5 .; . , - - 8.50
- .,.' i5-o, ,. ,i . )o.op
i7-5 K , 1 1. 00
Beautiful Serge Suits - -' - 13.50
These, prices vyill last tor one week only
' Sec window display. Store open evenings
A Vote Given with Every 50c Purchase. Beautiful Dolls and Carriages Given Away
L. B. Kerr & Co., Ltd.,
n lJtmt'4Jilfi,1r '