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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., THURSDAY, APRi 20, 1011.
Wo Iicr to nniiniinco tho following new arrivals on tho Flcrra.
ulilcli nro now being shown.
LINGERIE ORES8ES A very pretty assortment, neatly
trlmincil iiihI very reasonable.
TAILORED SUITS In naxy. Mack, grey 'mid navy stripe all
ot tho rry latent New York stjlcs.
HOUSE OR MORNING DRE3SE8 An pxIpiiiIvo lino or
theso much-callcd-for dresses In tlio very latest cuts, from
SI. 50 mi.
LONG WHITE SERGE C0AT8.
SKIRTS An extensive lino of l'nnniim Cloth Hklrls In navy,
Hack, tan anil prey; wlilto anil striped scrRc; black anil wlilto
vollo with silk drop.
All of tho nlmvo have been niailo to our special onlcr. An In
spection of theso' Is well worth a visit to our store.
MAY DELINEATORS are now on salo.
Sachs' Dry Goods Co.,
Corner Fort and Berotanla Streets Opposite Fire Elation
PERSONS IN THE NEWS
MRS. T. J. JONES, Columbus, Ohio: I have never enjoyed a
visit so much as this ono to Hawaii. You really lnvo a l'nradlso
here. I havo but one complaint theso tcrrlblo mosquitoes iniiilo,
llfo mlerablo when I Ilrst nrrlveil. Ijiter I cmno across somo
Harmony mosquito talcum at llcnson, Smith & Co.'h Itcxall .Store,
nml by Its liberal use. I was able to keep the little poets away ami
enjoy tho beautiful evenings outdoors, it was the talcum that
inado mc decide to como nguln next winter.
Time to Use Care
Wi: AIHJ ItHAIA' TO HUl'l'LY YOU WITH MUATS THAT
WILL STAND ANY TKST A IIOAHD MAY I'UT Tltll.M TO.
oun lstahlihiimhnt is ci.i:ani.y. thu ooodh wi: shll
AIHJ AWAY l-'HOM CONTAMINATION. YOU AIUJ BAKU
W1113N YOU 11UY TIIOM
Metropolitan Meat Market
HEILDRON & LOUIS, Proprietor
REWCO RYE WHISKEY
AT ALL THE LEADING SAI.OON8
GONSALVES & CO., Ltd.,
PIANO AND FURNITURE
SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED WAGONS IN CHARGE OF
Union-Pacific Transfer Co.,
KING STREET, NEXT TO YOUNG HOTEL PHONE 1874
ON WHARF TAX
Merchants' Association In
tends to Find Out Where
Money Has Gone.
"(Icntlemcn, I endeavored Mllhnut
success to ert a financial statement
ftnm tho shippers' wharf committee on
behalf of this association I was
treated with perfect Indifference and
forced to report back that I could learn
Tills 'statement, made lit a special
meeting of tho Merchants' Association
jcslirday aftirnoon by I", W. Macfar
lane, and followed by statements from
other speakers to the same effect, unit
ed the association In tho determination
to demand a businesslike arcntiutlufr
from tlio shippers' wharf committee of
a tax that has been Imposed since
I'.iOO and of which no public record has
A lonir-stiindlm: complaint on the
part of the association that tho ship
pers' wharf committee has refused to
make all accounting of tho tax pro
ceeds burst Into llaino yesterday A
number of members spdko on tho Bih
Ject. and tho committee was sharply
criticized At the same time, there was
no criticism of tho wisdom or honesty
of tho purposes for which the tnx lias
been used, except In but ono Instance,
Colonel Sopor declaring thnt ho had
been Informed that nncn thousands of
dollars were spent to clean up Hono
lulu plantation, when the pluntutlon
should have dono tho work at Its own
History of Tax.
Tills mysterious shippers' wharf tax.
It appeared from statements sesterday,
has been Imposed slnco the year when
tlio pl.iKue became epidemic hi tho port.
T)ien a special committer ot citizens
was named by tho combined Mer
chants' Association, Chamber of Com
merce and Planters' Association. Tho
special committee thereupon. In order
to raise, a fund to fight plague, build
the Quarantine, now the Channel,
wharf anil clean up the port, Imposed
a tax on Incoming freight Tho com
mltteo has been self-perpctuatlng, it
Is stated, and In existence ocr since,
nnd the shippers' wharf tax, as near
as can bo found out. lias been used for
health nnd promotion funds.
It Is because members of tho Mer
chants' Association have been uiiablo
to get a business statement from tho
emtititlf lei. Hint till. Slierllll mcctlnc wns
called I' I,. Wnlrtron, nt whose rc-
I quest tho call was Issued, poured li lit
tle oil on tho troubled waters by telling
the members thnt slnco publicity had
been given the Intention or the associ
ation to foreo some action, ho had been
Invited to appear before tho wharf com
mittee and explain his views.
Favorable Result Already.
"I believe tho report that tho associ
ation would demand an accounting has
produced u favorable result," said Mr.
Waldron "I appeared before tho com
mittee and was asked to find out what
tho association wants and to seo If It
nsk representation on tlio committee."
"Well, who Is this committee, nny
vvay?" said two or threo volecsj at
Mr. Waldron named several nnd .oth
er members named more, and llnally it
was stated that 1 A. Schaefer. T. II.
l'etrle. J. A. Kennedy. K. H I'nxtoii, 1
W. Klamp, T Cllvu D.ivles and Itlch
ard Hers arc on the committee
President Wlilto of tlio association
observed that somo of theso men rep
resent corporations which are members
of the Merchants' Association, but that
It might be desirable to have more di
Mr Macfailiiie tbeieapon I elated Ills
experiences In lr lug to lluJ but some
thing about the wli.nf tax
'I was appointed a committee of ono
by this association." he mid "I Ilrst
went to sec Mr Oilman, but could
learn nothing from lilin. I didn't even
find out exactly who was on tho com
mittee. Then I went to seo Mr. Davles
At both places I was treated with per
fect Indifference, and caino away
knowing no more than when I went"
Colonel Sopor, lifter asking If tho tnx
was legal and receiving tlio nssuraiico
that It Is 'not legal, simply an emer
gency -matter among the business men,
declared that he for one favored stop
"For ten years this association has
been unable to get an nccoimllng ot tho
tax." he said "It Is not legal, It ap
pears to havo been used ngalnst nnu
nnd imt ngalnst another, und It's tlmo
to stop paying It."
However, there appeared to bo no
general disposition to do this Mr
Walilren stated, on the contrary, ho
favors tho pnvment of the tax If It Is
levied Justly and a satisfactory ac
How Tax Is Imposed.
A long discussion brought nut state
ments that tlio tax has been levied
against somo forms of inerchnndlsoand
not against others, Mr. Waldron stat
ed that It was levied ngalnst some
kinds of cement and not other kinds,
and that lumber at Ilrst was not taxed
but now Is. OH Is not tnxod, and this
was criticized Walter Dillingham ex
plained this by saying thnt practically
all of tho oil Is Imported for the plan
tations. It Is Imposslblo to get tho
mainland oil companies to pay tlio tnx,
as they know It Is not n legal one, and
the plantations nro already paying
their taxes on other forms of merchan
dise It Is the uncertainty of the methods
used bv tlio wharf committee, and tlio
lack of tlnaiiclal statements of tho
niortey received and expended that tho
Makes Now, Hlch
Stomach and Liver
Cures tho Kidneys.
I wantlfr If fh' llma'll wr eami anin
when meat on th' table will be a mere
episode? It makes It some easier if
your wife likes th' folks Vu do.
SENT TO HOUSE
Special Appropriation of
$250,000 Called For In
The feature of n busy afternoon ses
sion of tho Ilnuso yesterday was Hie
Introduction of the big health measure
calling for an appropriation of $J50.0GO
for cleaning up Insanitary spots hi and
around Honolulu, outlined In tlio II al
lot In yesterday Castle's bill Is sup
plemental to Act 29, passed by the pres
ent Legislature, nnd gives It the "sin
ews of war" by providing the appro
priation. It was put em special order!
today for second reading und Is tu be
The bill Is as follows:
"fectlon I034A of tile limited I .hum.
as nmended by Act 59 of the Ijihs of
1911, Is hereby amended to read as fol
lows: "'Section 101IA. Thero Is hereby ap
propriated out of the general revenues
the sum of two hundred and llfty thou
sand dollars to be used for the purpe
of currying "tit tho provisions of this
chapter, which sum shall be set aside
In tlio Territorial treasury ns u special
fund for use for such purpose, and all
moneys withdrawn from such fund for
such purpose shall tic rolmliursed or
restored thereto, so far as may lie, out
of any moneys repaid or collected
under tho provisions of this chapter'
" 'This act shall tako effect em Its
The Judiciary committer taking up
the matter of turning over'tho famous
chest of silverware from tho Territory
Irt Prince Klllilo. reported a' Joint loso
lutlin Instead of the com urrcnt resolu
tion, the latter having passed the Leg
islature but not satisfying In legal
form the nrchlvo commissioners:. The
Joint resolution wits made n special
order for today.
The appropriation bill passed se'cond
rending, considerably amended.
Tho bill providing n market super
intendent passeil third reading and Is
now up to tho Oovernor for signature.
It lias already jiassesl the Senate. Tills
hill wus Introduced as a House bill by
Towso, but killed. Ills enemies, how
ever, did not kill tho Senate bill. It Is
mi Important pleco of legislation, ro
moving tho supervision of small farm
ing fiom the Hoard of Immigration
ami making it u special bureau under
tho oversight of a superintendent, who
Is authorized to act as a go-between
for the buvcr and the seller, to look up
mainland markets, look after Island
products In transit and generally make
Iteaitlue business wus as follows:
II. II. SOS (by ensile) -To iiutliorlo
advancements of inonevs for ertaln
public Improvements out of geueiul
ri'Veuue's, to bo rcliubuisid out of loan
II II 2fi (by Conev) Appropriat
ing J!&0,0(I0 as special fund for Im
provement of lnsanltar lauds.
Passed Third Reading.
S II. 181 Providing Tor tlio collec
tion of certain debts due the Territory
of political subdivision
H. II. U'8 Providing for the salo by
executors and administrators of real
H. II. 132 To prevent tuberculosis
and its spread
S II 13.1 Providing for appointment
of market superintendent
MW Mbr ) QCTini 1752371, TOO
.X I II .TT2 V il 1nmDiwjv,,lJjiwyiir
UAt-t! r Msks r
in pleasing the
is due to our
sortment of ex
Styles and Fab
rics. We only
ask you to
come in and
then make com
LJi inn nr,
MHJtr. oath from $20.00 to
Will Do It
HAVE YOUR PLUMBING DONE DY
JOHN NOTT ;
"THE PIONEER PLUMBER" j
' 182 MERCHANT STREET
THE POND DAIRY
('(INDI'I'THH ON Till: MOST AllVANCKI) SANITARY
LINKS IN A IIHAI.THY N1TIATION HVHIIY COW THSTKI)
AND I'l.ltTllTl.i) AS DlHCASi: I-'UIJIi
a. p. Mcdonald, Manila Hak
Contractor and Builder l!ltlllIIU IllilsJ
Hsthnatcs given on ull kinds of
Concrete Work a Specialty
PAUAHI 8TREET. NEAR NUUANU
iSiIRs and Drawn Work
Hawaii & Souih Seas
And at All tho Hotels
LOOKS GOOD FOR BIG
ADVANCE IN PRICE
I linvo only a tow thousand shares
of Uikcvlnvv No. 2, nnd when Hint In
sold, tho prlro will doubtless nilviinro
to ono dollar par. My prlro In still
fifty conts, Don't got left Do It now.
J. OSWALD MJTTKI).
1139 Kort SL
At a salo In London a richly Illumi
nated ami finely decorated St. Jerome's
lllldo of tlio thirteenth century sold for
ti ts u n st :: :: :: u u n u :: :: tt
Merchants' Association wishes to cor
rect Tim president llnally appointed I'' t
Waldron. chairman; Colonel J II.
Super anil I' W .Macfarlane as ll com
mittee to inform tho wharf cointultteo
that the .Mirrhatits' Association would
like a lepresentatlon of three members
on Hie wharf committee.
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