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0 "1l HONOLULU 1 r. T D A Y ' -5 '.- i . .- ' ' ... - J. ; i . Kw Regal BooU Shoppe, Pantheon Building, Fort and Hotel Strttta (Open Tomorrow Morning.) : . ; - ; . . .-:;; .... J, . 1v' w V,H oiore,- corner rng and - Betb el .Streets. V ... , . i i -.V.-.. afcw-r.- JL "tr. - . T -V- ' - . It .11 VI 0 COpopiipiPDiOi !!. flDEBYD r tSpedaJ SUr-tJuilettn Corretponflencel . HILO, JAN. 16, In the annua! re port of Dr.: EUlctr lo' the Hllo Board cf Trade, he gare.a summary of the orcanlratlon's' efforts "Which fed tip': to the Hawaii -Investigation and. made a number .of recomendatlons for the Im provement -Df the "county government trstein. This portion cf the report is riven below: : 'r! i s ' fThe Audit Committee, appointed by this Board In course of the Investiga tion of the financial and administrative , methods made under out dlroctl6n VLt.IL Goodlns Field, belngyinable to . secure an. appropriation from county funds for. the purpose of a complete detailed audit of the county books and record, appealed to a Senate. HoW Over Committee for assistance In this ,ratter. This Committee, consisting -of of '; Senators 'A. F. - JUdd. Cecil prown, and Philip: Pall, had been appointed 'by the. 1911 Legislature to consider the ; financial relations between the Terri lory and the counties, and they there upon 'Urected the n Audit Company of Hawaii to make an examination of the ecunty books, i The disclosure by these auditors of grave irregularities In the accounts of the County Auditor ; was followed by the creation of a commiss-J ua to investigate the flnaniflal tran sactions of this county slnce Its jriccp-j t!on. This: Commission has been etcadly engaged in this work 6ince the middle of April and their findings published eo far Indicate the grave need of a complete reorganization of ur plan of countv government both In its methods of financial accounting and administration. The report, of the Hawaii County Investigation Commis sion will be made public at the earliest poesible date after the completion ol its work, and It is expected that it will contain carefully considered recom mendations along these lines. I recommend to you that, after the is suance of this report, this Board shall pek the other civic organizations I this island and representatives from eah district to meet in Hilo and con sider these proposals. and all other -BUCgcsticna that vra&y'be made with the same end-In view, if this crisis in the history of this country is to be turned to advantage it Is of the utmost importance that we must, and this ap inlcs to all of us no matter what our race r occupation may be. sink our minor ' differences of Pinion, and Join' together In a united, earnest ef fort to make good government possile. "It appears tc me that there are ccr tain principles whieh are of primary 'nd "fundamental Importance, and Verr esscnt ial in . any plan , for . reorganisa tion of system of county government A statement cf these may be "of bene fit to you In your consideration of pos oiuiv uukquukqis 10 iuc present uoua ty Act.' '. :; .v ' : ; ?XK The gen'eral plaii sh6u!d in oIve a minlmun rather than max! mum change In the present system, and should Include Nidi details that can le profitably , retaincii, , introducing cniy those change which are absolhte ly. iiecessarjr -t6. improve tbo processes of election, legislation, arid -administration. (5). It Bhduld be. In feo far as possible, a system of Wal self-govern n;ent. ?(3). It thould provide opportun ity for the voter to vote, and the leg ielat6r fojegislatcron a basis 'of more accurate knowledge. "(4). It ahouid make possible and encourage harmonious co-operation be tween the people and their elected rep resentatives. and among the various pdmlnlstrative officials. "(5). It should distribute more evenly the work of legislation aid administration. "(O. It should ensure a more di rect apportionment ; of responsibility. "7. It should contain a system of flnanciat checks and controls' for the prevention ahd discouragement of of ficial dishonesty, and compel im proved methods of accounting and re porting. (8). It should be constructed with the view of lessening, rather than adding , to. the burdens of taxation. In . laying stress upop the state ment that any reformation of our county system should emphasize to its fullest possible extent the principle of real local self-government I wish to direct your particular attention to the anomalous situation of this town un der the present method of administra tion. The affairs of this large and Increasing population, its problems which are distinctly of an urban rath er than of a rural nature, should bp managed and administered, not by non-residents from country districts, burly the citizens of Hilo itself. It is possible, with very little additional expense, to retain the town within the county administration, and at the same time to allow our people com-' plete control over all matters of local I legislation and expenditures upon I public Improvements. There are many strong arguments In favor of this course, but to my mind the strongest of all is that it would greatly help to develop and stimulate those feelings of civic pride and unity of Interest which are the only fcuro ami solid basis of communal risior ity and progress." iHItfl BOARD OE KB HttllwaiUtMI UfltiupLtUfcruii inc i - i i rii m its'! ii ii t - mts i ! i ; i i " i ' . 1 1 . II 1 f I I I ! I 11 I I I I I i I t I , i V x v V t Special Star-&ulletln Correspondents? - HitO, Jan. Directly after the bard of trade dinner Tuesday even ing, the annual meeting of the organi zation was held ' in the dining room of the Hflo hotelVIce-President Dr. ElKot, who was in Honolulu n business connected with the Hawaii probe cdinmlssion. Reading of re ports of the officers was the first bor der of business, these all being mat ters of statistics, excepting the report of President Elliot, which was listen ed .to with interest. Beiiles making a detailed report of the:Board8 business for the past 12 month's, Elliott made recommenda tions for the future. He pointed 6nt in his discussion of the tariff reduc-. tion that Hawaii must 'increase Its' food productions. He said the Islands shoald be exporters and .not importers of food products.- Cotfnty government anl means for Its Improvement waa another topic discussed in the report and it also container-statistics of local. thstitutioVis that are of value. The Elliot report contained warm praise oi the work of secretary Deyo. After the report was read Metzgcr commended It; highly saying that it showed it had been, Talnstakingly afod thoughtfully prepared. E. N. Holmes moved that a vote of thanks be ex tended to Enfot for the report. aind this carried unanimously. Reports from committee heads were asked for. C. C: Kennedy, Who is the head of the committee colle'cU ing funds for the Hawaii floral parade float stated that several hundred dol lars had already been securoi. An other report was from those who have conducted the "See Hawaii First" campaign. ' . The consideration of the amend-. ments for the Py-las 'fdok. consider able flmebot finally carried in the ' Special ur-lJuiIetnY Correspondence) 'OAHtJ ;CQLle6& Jan. ll The music ViYartment f .'the Oahu "Col lege, which la under the " direction of Miss' Margaret E. Clark,',' la planning to'rtve two courses w addition to the ger presiding, .due to Uie absence ckejru stydent can-pe gatnerea io join inem. i ne Normal training class, which fs' des tined1 ; to give the students a - brief tinning' in th'e methods followed by teachers rf piano, ami 4 familiarize them with the teaching of gound chll-i xlten, is under the direction of Miss Brawthorneand is being fornied be cause so many of the 'girls who fin ish the course at the school are de sirous of taking up the teaching of small classes. The other course win consist of classes for kindergarten children and will 'e started for the purpose of giving the youngsters a training in elementary music. Miss Brawthorne will also be in charge of this t course. i f . A CHILD'S LAXATIVE IS "SYRUP OF flGS Tuey lere to take it and it doesn't barm the tender little stemaeh, liter and bowels. ii your little, one's stomach Is Coat ed It is a sure sign the stomach, liver and bowels need a gentle, thorough cleansing at once. When your'ctiild Is cross, peevish, listless, pale, doesn't sleep, eat or act naturally. If breath is bad, stomach sour, "system full of cold, throat sore, or if feverish, give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of nironlar 'letters to the number of ld,000 are "being prepared by the pro motion commiuee ior mwiuij, w wui Ists and railroad agencies' in all parti ot the 'world. These various agent will be requested to furnish the cornt mltteo with the addresses of persons wtiom they think migh be Induced to visit these islands .during or after the exposition, in Sah Francisco in 1315; Following is the letter: "We are desirous of calling the at tention of all who may visit the Pa cific coast in 1915 to the advantages! and attractions offered by a trip to Hawaii and would be pleased to re ceive from yen a list of those whom you have reason to iJelleve are -planning to be in California during the ex position year. To each address we will send one '6f bur ITfustrate'd jfdld' ers, enclosing, with your permission, a card stating that we do so at ybiir suggestion. We would at this time also extend to you arid your friends a cordial Invitation to visit 'the! Ha waii building at San Francisco in 1913 where we are arranging to picture Ha wfil in an interesting and instructive manner. A number of our Hawaiian' boys will be in constant attendance to contribute to your pleasure witn tneir sweet Hawaiian music You will also have the opportunity to sample our doiitfous Kona coffee ahd taste the best pineapple grown. ' We will have as well some unusually fine moving pictures of scenes of interest in Ha waii to sb ow yen in our lecture room. "You will certainly miss one of the most interesting spots of the exposi tion if you fall to visit the Hawaii building. We are going to devote a; I 1 V '2 Only the legs are near the floor THREE; STYLES: Flat Top -Roll Tot) a " : Typewriter -f-J; H. HAaCFELD & CO., LTD. and undigested food will gently move out of the bowels, and you have a well-playful child again. . Sick children needn't be coaxed to form presented to the organization by J take this harmless " "fruit laxative. the committee appointed for the pur- Millions of mothers keep.lt nandy ie pose. " I cause they know its action on the sto- The election of the officers was j mach, liver and bowels is prompt and postponed until the February meet-j sure. They also know a little given ing on the suggestion of Metzger. The 'today saves a sick child tomorrow, suggestion roused some little oppdsi-1 Ask your druggist for a 50-cent bot tion. as the by-laws provided for the tie. of "California Syrup of Figs,' fcfr " mnA fn o ffw hours all th CI02 ged-up, . constipated waste, sour bile ajp Pf" our omiamg 10 an aquar- iuiu viucinu win ue 9uuu uur w uu- derfully colored and queerly shaped fish. This will undoubtedly be one of the most attrairtive features of the entire exposition." " " U. S. District Judge CI emons Sat urday " ordered the discharge of Charles Dpunui. voluntary petitioner in bankruptcy. . i election of of fleets at the January meeting, but, following a suspen sion of the ruTei. the election was put off to the later '.late, . 1 A meeting of the members of Leahi Chapter N'o. 2. O. fl. "S.. has ttwn callvil for 1:: Vlck this evening in the .Masonic temple. which contains directions for babies, Children of all ages and for grown-ups plainly pn the bottle. BeWare of coun terfeits sold here. Cet the genuine, made by California Fig Syrup Com pany.' Drin't be fooled! mm Two tannics jingle louder than two 19, bills. , CAS ' IT I VI Icr InfsaU ad C2i2lirea."i Bears th y t vTT m Strati b: , are invited to inspect our ffre and burglar, prtfcf vaults for the safe keeping of valuables and documents. -a HAWAIIAN ..TRUST CO., LTD. ,va Fort .street. ... . .. n-1; ;,j., : Ifrs ; Smelt 'JUST ARRIVED PER 8. 8. HYADES.' C Q- yEE hop & co::?AnY Tel. 331' For Rent House at comer cf WiWer Avenue and Kewa'o Street. Three bedroomcy aervanta' quarters, . garaae, etc ' Pcss:ssion January 1st. -r '. ' bishop trust company, LirnTr-y ; ; " . '- f2l " nthcl Ft.