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THE LIFE OF ROBERT BURNS
IX BONO AND STORY, 1IY
Miss Helene J. Sloane
Under the Auspices of the Scottish Thistle Club
Young Hotel Ball Room
JANU RY 2- 8 IT. 1' M.
Tickets. 75 Cents, on Sale nt Berrstrom Music Co.
. TRLRPHOXR 2CC0
TOX10HT! TONIGUTI ,
GEORGE B. HOWARD & COMPANY
MAT1XRR TOMOUIIOW AT 2:30
(Any Sent In tlio ilouso, 2K Cents)
New Year's Matinee
and New Year's Night
SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY
December 31, January 1-2
See the Man-Bird Fly
MARS. BALDWIN, SCHRIVER
Fifth Cavalry Symphony Orchestra
RVRXIXO l'UICK3....gfic, SSf. COc
Hotel. Opposite Bethel
Largest Motion 1'lrture
Theater In City
(Mnnngomont of R. J. Lovo)
NRW TAI.RXT FRIDAY XIGIIT!
XRW HILL TONIGHT!
Mnlnn-Magrath Jolly Comedy Com
pany Presents n Funny Farco
Dutch anil Irish Comedy
AVIATOR DOT RAYMOND
In Her Own Airship
Moro New llallads
Frank Anderson's Orchestra
XRW FILMS JUST AIUUVRD
Stnge view never obstructed dur
ing ontlra performance. Kvory Btago
Popular Prices Never Changed
Freo transportation from end
car-lino to Moanalua grounds.
Flights start nt 3 p. m. each day
Tickets on sale nt Rmpirc Theater.
THREE FLIGHTS DAILY
(Management ot Sam Kuhey)
Hotel Street, Opposite Bethel
Pauahl, Near Fort
and Safest Playhouse
Monologlst nnil Rxpert Dancer
Rvcryhody's Fnvorltil , .
A NEW MUSICAL COMEDY
lly the Whole Company
CLAUS IN CEBU
Honolulu Man Annexes New
Title Down in the
0. A. Steven ot Honolulu has an
nexed a now title down In the Phil
ippines. They call him the "Santa
ClnuB of Cchu." and the Cchu Chron
icle tells why as follows:
There la In Celui no man who Is so
popular with the children as Mr. O.
A. Steven, labor agent or the Ha
waiian Sugar Planters' Association.
When It comes to entertaining the
young folks, Steven Is always first
man on the Job, and It Is no wonder
he Is being called the "Santn Clans
Sunday afternoon Mr. Steven en
tcrtalnel about n hundred ladles and
gentlemen of Cchu on hoard the
slenmeil Hawaii, which belongs to
his company, and the children wero
particularly looked after. On n sep
arate tablo on tlio upper deck was
a collection of good things for tho
young folk that mado them 'think
Christmas had como five weeks too
early this year. There were all
kinds of cakes and sweets, apples
nnil oranges, In short Just the things
to delight tho heart or a child, and
the children certainly had n delight
At other tables tea was served for
the ladles and those of the gentle
men who preferred tea to the other
refreshments that were to be had nt
u tablo lu tho bow of tho steamer. A
string bnnd played In the stem.
Mr. II. T. Frndgley presided bb
host of tho tablo In the bow, while
Mrs. Fradgloy assisted Mr. Steven as
hostess at tho ten tnbles, and MUD
Motile Frndgley looked' after her llt-
tlo playmates nt tho children's table,
"Santa Clans" himself wbb omnl
present to see thnt everyone had n
cood time. In which ho wns moro
The guests took advantage of the.
opportunity to exnmlno all parts ot
tho dapper little steamer, which has
nil tho Interior arrangements of n
yucht. There Is some style on board
tho Hawaii. At the gangplank tho
guests passed between two uniform
od Filipino sailors, who stood ns erect
and motionless ns the proverbial salt
statue ot Lot's wlfo.
A Fifty-cent Show for lOe and 15c
rosuiveiy .no iiiguer
Hotel St., opp.
(Management ot J.
AXOTIIKH CATCHY VAUDRVILLR
Continued Success of tho
Moro Haimony Singing, Dainty Skirt
Dance, Now Acrobatic Feats
Operatic Mcz0-Hoprnno, in High-
Claim and Popular Selections
THE OREAT SNOOK
(Formerly of Kolh nnil DID)
Will Rsiiipo from n Regulation
HtrulKbl-Jiiiliot l full vlow
of tho audience)
Coziest nnd Most Complete Vaude
ville Theuter ill tlio Qtv
HI'J'.CIAI. I'll.M DISPLAY
Oixlicttia Under llieiDliectloii of,
TfATMIV W1W. I
LAST WRRK OF T11R (JURAT
MORRIS and WILSON
Acrobats and Tumblers
F1IIST WRRK OF
EDWARDS and HOWARD
Oreat Fancy D.mcerrt
CLOSING NK1HT OF
MEDORA and SANDARTE
Artists In Oil mid Huird
NEW PICTURES and NEW
Weekly H n 1 1 n 1 1 n SI per Tour.
Comer Nuuanu and Pau&hi Streets
THE VAN-BARKLEY COMPANY
MASTER JIMMIE VAN
WISE & MILTON
LATEST MOTION PICTURES
Children's dancing clnwi every Frl
duy uriurilooll IE Odd Follows' Hull
nt 3:30 o'clink Private Jmmim by
uppolutiiiaiit. I'lionu 1711
MISS IIA.RI, ItUC'KLANI),
Uis Royal Academy of
Odd Fellows' Hall
OF FRIAR LANDS
Congress Hears From Officials
of Philippine Government
Local sugar-men are Inlctcstcd in
the InNcstlgntlnu now on before a
congressional c immlttcc Into the sale
of tho filar lands In tho Philippine
Tho first news of tho letups of this
lncllgatlon are contained lu Hie fol
lowing dispatch from Washington
WA8HIXOTON. Dec. 13. Tho Con
gressional luvci.tlgatlnn of tho charges!
of Iteprescntnthe John'A. Martin ot
Colorailo that the Friar lands In the!
Philippines arc being turned er lot
the Sugar Tmst begun today before
tho House Conimltteo op Insular Af !
fairs. . ,
livprcscntntho Martin devoted three
hours nnd n half to his hill of parti
culars. Tho first witness called for
tho defense was Cnpt. Charles II
Sleeper, director of lands of tho lute-'
rtor Department of the Philippines.
His testimony consisted largely of de
scribing tho sales of Friar lands to
IndlWdiialx. He stated that tlio law
cleik of his department held that he
could not dispose of tho lands to cor
IKiratlons. but could to Individuals
Almost Immediately afterward ho les
tlfled that while R. L Poole had ap
plied for the 50.000 acres of the San
Jose estate and it had been granted
him, no part of It had been deeded to
him. Ho said that 200 hectares had
been deeded to tlio Mlndoro Develop
ment Company, a corporation
It was then dcoloped Hint In the
contract with Poolo tho words "or
his nominees" hud been Inserted
something never dnno before In
svilto of tho deed to tho corporation
nnd the request for tho Innovation In
the contract, Capt Sleeper and the
other officials In tho Land Dep.irt
ment failed to lnqulio into tho prin
cipals for whom Poolo was nrtlng
Congicssman Martin lu Ills state
ment described the connection with
tho Sugar Trubt of the Arm of Stiong
& Cadwalder, of which Attorncy-Ocn-
eral Wlekershani was n member nnd
with which Honry W Tnft a brother
of tho President Is connected. Ho
slnted that this firm had been paid n
largo fee for defending tho Sunnr
Trust. Ho quoted fioiu n letter writ
ten by Henry W. Tuft In which that
Arm withdraw from the Friar land
application became It was n discre
tionary" mutter with tho Oovernmcnt
nnd tho firm might bo ciltlciscd
Some fresh light on tho Philippine
and deals was thrown by Mr Martin
In lits description of tho contract of
Frank W. Carpenter, RxecutUo Secre
tary of tho Philippines, for tho leaso
of tho Tula Friar lands Mr Martin
says his leaso gives Mr Carpenter
laud at 20 cents an aero wlillo lands
lu the smiio estate aro leawcil'to na
llo tenants ut 20 cents When Mr.
Martin stated thnt the contract guar
anteed In Mr. Carpenter ikiIIco pro
lection for his land and that tho Phi
lippine nooruuient Is to build matin
and bridges to unt) on tho cstato the
coninl((i") was u'jtoimdeil.
CHAMP CLAR? WANTS
With his pristine Ji'llcd" shirt
front shedding Its shindig tmll.iuce
before him ho "bulled" Into ills of
flees nt tho Capitol, to stand things.
I'uder his arm he carried a plain
brown wooden box of cigars. These
he deposited in the upper light hand
drawer of bis desk, rolled back the
nip and the session was on.
"Xothlng to sty about politics," he
vouchsafed. "I'm feeling chipper as
a chipmunk, nnd am teady for busi
ness. H luiks like a busy session.
We've got lots to do "
Clnmp Clark Says He'll Walk.
There wns no sign of mourning
ill) nent wiriow gnawing at bis what wmtli
heirl. beiau-M- he .md bis party aie prnprlutlng for the maintenance
'out." it Is not appaicut to the an automobile for the Vice-President
naked eve. Hi's li.uk nt win I, with mid Speaker
"Mi position in thnt matter ImH"
not changed." Clark nnswored. "TiitsS
Speaker can u&o a street oar lor.
the same old null". Hie same old el
gai and the s-uiic old attitude of
Jollying the world along.
Champ Clark, who also Is on bnnd. walk,
declared today that if lie should be
elected Speaker of the next House, to Mrs. Violet .Mnloiio nnd Miss LiJlfc
ruerecd 'Tuple Joe." he would walk Mnloiie left the Sierra at this port.
ot use the plchlan street cars In- to lake passage li the steamer Mij
Ment! or an automobile That Is his una for the Colonies, on next Satur-
Itlcit of democracy of tlio speakership din The me en route to Souln
The Mlssourlan called nt the White Uilc.i. and rutin SwIihh will rim
llnue toiliM to pax Ills lesieets to nc with a White Stai steamer MlVr
t'liiut the ngod politician. If he has President Tnft Somcne asied him lug for Durban
At Bijou Theater
Hear Mike Paton
Honolulu's Favorite Baritone of the
Old Days to Reappear
.11 Ml I'll II Cfllllltllll
Other Amateurs of the city have consented
advance their Best Specialties
Excellent Program by Regular Bijou Performers
Monologist and Expert
ALOHA RATH HOUSE,
School of Physical Culluie.
- Ladles' Men's nnd Children's
classes, Hours! n, in, to 10 p. in.
Undo Joo Tnkos Last Fling
From Spoakor's Seat -
Will Not Jalk Politics.
WAHIIIXOTOX. II - !"' ,f'
Turin Joo" bus i nine bin k for hi"
llltt tllliK at "'" spenkemhlp
Willi his long hints -iK.ir locked
ut u uiortt anogiini angle than ever
In U'V. irnor nf l!n mi Hig fat,
.litipll (lul'IMUiy f'lftliiili rtiil'-iltiT Of
the Himimi or IUiWiil.iHv ' Itxluy
Hiil down hi hWJl1&i lr liir II Out
A New Musical Comedy by the Whole Company
New Pictures .
Come with your friends and enjoy a novel enter
tainment in the Largest, Cleanest, Coolest
Theater in Honolulu
Regular Prices Performance starts 7 p.m.sharp
TOPULAJl PiaOEB....10c, Iflo, 25o
and l'nvute initruclioi