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THIS HAWAIIAN STAR, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1008 Xinus Gci ts Don't let the solectlon of a suitable Blft worry you. Drop In at tho Wo man's Exchange and after looking over tholr ilnea of Holiday curios and novel ties the problem will be solved. Woman's Exchange Hotel & Union Sta. W.G. Lrwiii&Oo.,U(l iUGAK FACTORS, C0MUISS108 AGENTS ffm. G. Irwin.. President and Manager John D. Sprcckela. First Vice-President W, M. Glffard... Second Vice-President O, M. Whitney Treasurer Richard Ivers Secretary D, G. May Auditor AGENTS FOR Oceanic Steamship Co., San Francisco, CM. Baldwin Locomotlvo Works, Phila delphia, Pa. Hakalau Plantation Co., Hllo Sugar Company, Honolulu Plantation Co., Hutchinson Sugar Plantation Co., Kllauea Sugar Plantation Co., Olo- walu Company, Paauhau Sugar Plan tation Co., Walmanalo Sugar Co. The best soda water to serve on Christmas is the purest and you will get it if you will patronize uonsona atcd Soda Water Works Co., Ltd. Phono 71. BK3c:t:::::;::::::B NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. THE WEATHER. Locnl Olllco, U. S. Weather Bureau, Young Building. Honolulu, f. H., December 24, i'JOS. Toinporattires, G a. m.; 8 a. m.; 10 a. m.; nnd morning minimum. "0; 71; 74; 7G; CO. Barometer reading: nbsolutc humid ity (grains per cubic foot); relative humidity and dew point at 8 a. in.: 30.11; C.191; C3; 58. Wind: Velocity and direction at C a. m.; 8 a. m.; 10 a. m.; and noon: 7 NE; 11 NE; S NE; 10 NE. Rainfall during 21 hours ending 8 a. m.: .05 inch. Total wind movement during 24 hours ended at noon 202 miles. WM. U. STOCKMAN, Section Director. NEWS IN A NUTSHELL. If 1 a c k of money i s the reason for your not having a gas stove erofthe fill H OL Limited Bishop Street OAHU TAILORING CO. Merchant Tailors. Clear Stand on the Corner. Berotanla and Emma Streets. Catton, Neill & Co. Engineers, Machinists, Blacksmiths and Boilermakers. First clasi work at reasonable rates. Honolulu Iron Ms. 4TEAM ENGINES, SUGAR MILLS, OILERS, COOLERS. IRON, BRASS AND LEAD CASTINGS. Machinery of Every Description Hade to Order. Particular Attention r&ld to ship's Blacksmlthlng. Job Work Executed on Short Notice. will bay a fine horn. Easy terms. RENT TRUST CO Designers of f Fashion Come and pick out your goods. We havo a comploto lino of drossy, fashionable and business goods. As for a suit that will Emit. Our Expert Culter recently from Now York will Kuuruuiuu yuu huuhiuuwuji iu urnrlfinnnaliln nnnllti, nml fnoli. Ion, I. f . AHA HA CO,, LTD. t Wslty Outldlog, King itrtet. Paragraphs That Give Condensed News of the Day. Blndt's Transfer Co., Phone 583. A copartnership notice appears in this issue. For candles that are good, try tho Honolulu Candy Co. For fashionable millinery go to Dunn's Hat Shop. Our candies are made fresh every day. Honolulu Candy Co. Great reduction on prices. Sunday schools nnd others. Honolulu Candy Co. An appropriation for a breakwater at NawillwiH, Kauai, is to be. asked ot Congress. Bring the best girl and take your Xmas dinner at the Royal Annex. The stock books of Pioneer Mill Co, will be closed to transfers from Dec. 20 to Jan. 1. The Supt. of Public Works adver tises for tenders for double desks for the Pala Schoolhouse. Thurlow's Royal Annex for meals. Frog Legs, Lobsters and Oysters. Princess Kawananakoa will leave In the Siberia for a tour of six months, extending probably to Switzerland. The Golden Rule is our rule. Come in with us you'll be treated right. Buy "Mayflower'' stock. Buy it now! H. E. Kelsey, formerly in Wall, Nichols Co. store, has returned from Denver to stay. Permits for Ave lodging houses with total accommodation for 08 persons were issued in November. The new Senate chamber, formerly tho Public Works office, is in the hands of the painters. Makino and Nagoro have started a postal card 'campaign for higher wage3 among Japanese plantation laborers. A chance for the small investor to get in on a good thing at a low intro duction price. Buy "Mayflower" stocK. Buy It now! Oh, say! Did you see Fitzpatrlck Bros.' new Xmas box of Adeline Pattl cigars, made expressly for Xmas pres ents? Both stores: Fort below King, Fort and Hotel. Get the habit of talking by wireless with friends on the other Islands or on arriving and departing steamers. Tho rates are low. One case of glanders was discovered hy a health inspector last month ami reported to Dr. Norgaard, the Terri torial veterinarian. Lowest bidders receive the Board ot Health contracts excepting for bread and soap, in which home manufactur ers receive a preference. Mark P. Robinson has issued cards for the houseworming of tho Kalihi Manual School on Saturday, January 0; lu'au at 2 p. m. The City Mill Co., Ltd., has a beau tiful calendar for 1009. The illustra tion represents "Capturing the Grizz ly" in the Rockies. Rapid Transit cars will run an hour later than usual tonight over the en tire system. This will extend the ser vice to 12:30 a. m., Christmas Day. U. S. District Attorney Breckons presented a box of fine Cigars to each and every clerk in the Territorial ju diciary department. Fitzpatrlck Bros, have a line of pipes that are very attractive. C. B. Briars, calabashes, large assortment of meerschaums and many novelties that aie sure to please as gifts. Twenty-seven nuisances were com plained of. Investigated and abated in the work of tho sanitary corps of the Board of Health last month. L. L. McCandless has obtained a de cision in his favor in his suit for summary possession against C. F. Pet erson, recently tried In Judge Do Bolt's court. Prlmo Beer Is a boom to those who aro run down and nervous. A glass with meals insures easy digestion and restful sleep. Order a case for the ho liday festivities. Makaha Coffee Co. by G. N. Wilcox, president, and J. M. Dowsett, secre tary, petitions to have Its capital stock i educed from $40,000 to ?7000 on ac count of contraction. Tho now year is fast approaching Come In and get the pick, of our hand sonio diarlog for 1009, bound in cloth n lid leather. Pockot nnd olllco hIzor. Hawaiian Nows Co., Ltd. Today is souvenir day at Saabs'. Handsome Bilk fang glvon nwny with uvory dollar purchase Big dressed dolls given away with $2 and ?6 pur chases, Doll contest olosos tonight. The streets wore swarming with shopper. oiirloslty limpoclom ami Christmas dinar seekers generally lost ithjlit. Moving picture shows wsrs UklUK the overflow all tit evening, TW author of a projected litudbook of United Stntcs political history has written to the Governor for informa tion regarding tho Hawaiian national dish. He wants to know tho deriva tion ot tho word pol, nlso what pol Is. Senator W. J. Coelho of Maul has announced that ho is out after Treas urer Campbell's scalp because ho pro moted an employe In the tax olllco In stead of appointing a man recom mended by the Maul Committee. There Is no moro appropriate gift to a lady than a bottle of Mallo Col ogne. Benson, smith & Co., Ltd. We save eyes by removing tho llrst slight eye troubles that grow to bigger troubles later. If neglected. Bring your eye troubles to us. If you need n doctor, we will tell you so. A. N. Sanford, Optician. If Its a good cigar, Fitzpatrlck Bros, have It. Don't fall to see the great gift box of Adeline Pattis. For good cigars, L'Afrlcanos, Hoffman House and William Penn take the lead. Both stores. We want you to see our Immense stock of Spring styles In Regal Shoes. We guarantco you a fit in our quarter sizes, and the namp of Regal Itself is a guarantee of high quality nnd style correctness. Regal Shoe Store. Captain Falls, Depot Quartermaster, U. S. A., has made a proposal to the Bishop street estate thromrh F. R. Dodge, agents, to acquire by lease or otnerwiso some of the lands of the es tate in Knkaako near Atkinson nark lor coal storage and corral purposes. Thos. F. McTlKTie & Co.. has Inst re ceived a choice selection of wines, li quors, and fine old whiskies for Xmas and New Years trade. Box 755. Phone 140. Secretary Wood of the Hawaii Prn- motlon Committee has received a let ter enclosing tho program of an af ternoon's exercises in the Snrlnir Val ley, Minnesota, high school which is devoted to Hawaii. It was partly de rived from a promotion folder. Benson, Smith & Co.. Ltd.. sell Malta Cologne. Its rragrance Is found in no ctner perfume. Mrs. Mack, superintendent of the Susannah Wesley Home, acknowledges the promise of three scholarships for the children and two-cash donations of ?50 each to the maintenance fund. The children of the home will have their Christmas exercises on Saturday evening. Let the lady's happiness be increas ed by a gift of a bottle of Maile Col ogne. Benson, Smith & Co., td. J. Venhuizen, chief sanitary officer, has recommended to the Board of Health that all graves should be mark ed with a headstone to nrevpnt tns. pass on old graves in digging new ones. He suggests a plain blocR ot stone "where no better monument la provided by those who have burled their dead. Six coffins were exposed in excavating for burials last month. The Governor's rerort elves tho fol lowing estimate of the population of this Territory: Japanese, 72,000; Ha walians, 35,000; Chinese. 18,000; Ko reans, 5000; Portuguese; 23,000; Span iards, 2000: Porto Ricans. 2000. and Teutons (including Americans, Bri- tlsli, German and all other whites ex clusive of Portuguese), 12,000. These figures total 1G9.000. Main ISSUE Revision of the tariff no more looms up as the one And most important event underneath the shining sun; Nor what Joe Cannon has to say nor what Bill Taft has planned Nor John D.'s airy persiflage upon the witness stand; No longer reck of reoates nor Archbold's golden power The times have changed and such are not the topics of the hour; They sink to deep oblivion before this thought that haunts- That every kid on Christmas day gets everything he wants. All manner now of statesmansh p Is null and void and nit Go, let the dippy kaiser throw another verbal fit; What member of the cabinet that Billy Taft's appointed, Or what Supreme Court Judges In the future are anointed; Affairs of law and order, though Important to the state. Like' other leading matters, in their turn must stand) and wait; The octopus no longer scares the trust no longer daunts If every kid on Christmas day gets everything he wants. Nashville Tennesseean. SHIPPING tiawaiiaiiToDacGoPlaiKaiiODGo., SMS Tho Methodist church was packed to the doors last evening, being the occasion of the Sunday School Christ mas exercises. All the members of the school from the kindergarten up to the senior Bible class were present, accompanied by their parents and friends. R. H. Trent, who has been the faithful and efficient superinten dent for several years, presided in his usual genial manner, and Rev. John W. Wadman offered the prayer. The exercises, consisting of songs, solos, recitations, dialogues, etc., last ed over an hour and were all exceed ingly well rendered. Two or three performances. Including "The Shep herds," "The Lantern Song," etc., won exceptionally good and each and all reflected great credit upon those who had the children In training, namely, Miss Oliver Walker, Miss Moyer and Miss Iwalanl Ripley. Misses Blalsdell and Ripley presided at the piano. In the course of the ovening, old St Nicholas appeared on the scene and took a prominent part in one of the plays to tho great delight of tho children. Ho afterward distributed gifts, which had been placed on a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, to all the little ones, who departed to this homes exclaiming "The Best We Havo Ever Had.'.' Thursday, December 24, 1908. Port Townsend Arrived Dec. 23, Bk. '3. C. Allen, hence Dec. 2. Port Townsend Arrived Dec. 24, Bk. W. B. Flint, hence Dec. 5. SATURDAY CLOSING. Most of the dry goods stores and some others will close on Saturday, giving three straight days of rest and recreation to the working forces. Capital Stock f 100,000. 00 5000 Shares Par Value 20.00 Subscription list now open at the office of HARRY ARMITAGE Stools ana Iload Iirolct- x- ...... Campbell BlocR, Mercnant Street, Prospectus may tie had on application. James F. Morgan's AUCTIONEER AND 8TOCK BROKER DAILY STOGKREPORT NOTICE No sessions of the Ex change Friday, December 25, Christ mas Day, and Saturday, December 26. Between Boards: 70 Oahu Sugar Co. $27,025; 30 Oahu Sugar Co., $27,625; 10 Oahu Sugar Co., $27,625; 30 Oahu Sugar Co., $27,625; 30 Ewa, $26,125; 20 Waimea $50.00. Stock. Bid. Asked. Member of Honolulu Stock and Bona (exchange. Stock and Bond Orders receive prompt attention. Information furnished relative to all STOCKS AND BONDS. LOANS NEGOTIATED. Phone 73 P. O. Box S9I. New Advertisements C. Brewer & Co $200.00 Ewa Plant. Co Hawaiian Agrl 155.00 Hawaiian Sugar 35.00 Honokaa Sugar Cq Kekaha Sugar Co Kooa Sugar Qo 147.50 McBryde Sijgar Co.... 3.50 Oahu SugarCo . i 27 . 50 Opkala Sugar'Co Olaa Sugar, Co 4.G25 Paaunau Sugar Co Pioneer Mlll(Co 135,00 Waialua Agrl 73.00 Walmanalo 177.50 Waimea Sugar Co 48.00 Inter Island 125.00 Nahlku Rub. Co ... O. R. & L. Co 110'. 00 Hon. B. & M. Co Haw. Pineapple 23.00. Cal. Ref. Co. Gs Hllo R. R. Co. Gs 91.50 Honokaa Gs 101.00 Kahukii Gs 100.00 McBryde Gs ;.. Oahu R. & L. Co. Gs... 101.25 Oahu Sugar Co. 6s.... '100. 00 . Pacific Mill Gs 101.00 Pioneer Mill 0s 105.00 $. 26.25 170.00 36.00 14.25 160.00 1(50.00 CLOSING NOTICE. C. Q. Yee Hod will clos ai 0 oviocir ! Friday (Christmas). Only one morn ing delivery will be made. 27.75 13.25 4.75 19.50 75.00 30.00 20.00 24.00 101.25 100.25 91.50 CLOSING NOTICE. The Metropolitan Meat Co.'s market wju ue ciosea an aay jj'riaay (.unrist mas). There will be two deliveries Thursday. Place your orders early. TODAY Souvenir Day Handsome Silk Fans v GIVEN AWAY (Gratis) WITH A DOLiiAR PURCHASE Dressed Dolls " given away witli $2.00 and $5.00 Dollar purchases. $ Tonight I NOISY THINGS. j FREE! FREE 1 1 FREE! II '4 Bring the Children. 1 DOLL CONTEST - J closes at 10 o'clock tonight. Send in your votes as early as pos siblc. Ten Dolls will be delivered to the lucky ones on Christ inas morning. 1 j The Store That Docs Things. HUSTAOE-PEOK CO., LTD. Phone 295. 63 Queen Street. P. O. Box 212. ESTIMATES GIVEN ON ALL KINDS OF TEAMING. Dealers In FIRE WOOD, STOVE, STEAM AND BLACKSMITH COAL. CRUSHED ROCK, BLACK AND WHITE SAND, GARDEN SOIL". HAY, GRAIN, CEMENT, ETC., ETC. CLOSING NOTIIE. The Paragon Market will be closed all day Friday (Christmas). Custom ers are asked to place their orders early. Fine Job Printing Star Office. AMERICAN EPISCOPAL. Services at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Christmas Day will be as follows: Celebrations of the holy communion at G and 7 a. m. At 9 a. m. tho Hawaiian service will bo held, the Rev. E. T. Simpson being the preacher. At 10:30 a. m. the service will be choral. Tho Bishop will preach. Attention is called to the change or the later service from the usual hour of 11 a. m. to 10:30 a. m. Honolulu GonstnMiOD & Draping Co., Ufl., GENERAL CONTRACTORS. 'Phone, Office 281. ' p. o. Box iqz. . Fort Street, Opp. W. G. IRWIN & CO., LTD. We do all kinds of Teaming; also deal in CRUSHED ROCK, WHITE AND BLACK SAND, BROKEN L.UKAL. GARDEN SOIL, ETC. SAFE MOVING A SPECIALTY. Better Order Todavl If you want a Choice S Bit of POULTRY For Your Christmas !! niliii n lis. TELEPHONE 45. v Bllwin Go-Carts J. HOPP & CO., The kind which have taken the town by storm. Nothing finer. The best thing -in the baby carriage line ever invented. Big variety. Lewers & Cooke Building IC i xi IT r- 3 o THE ART THEATRE. The Christmas program of the Art surpasses any lino of pictures that wore over shown at that theatre. Tho principal film, the Holy City is a won derful 1000 foot reel of the Hfo or Christ in and around Jerusalem. The Haunted Cnstlo represents a weird subject and is euro to please. Japan 060 ButtorllioB n colored scqno of beau ty and crontlon, ia sure to got applause. "With the Holy City, two selections will be plnyod. Selections to Jit tho scoiio. Tho MomIuIi and Murlllo nro beautiful imisionlv. The picture! will bo shown UiIh nr teinoon and to the patrons of the Art ! promised up wteeiiant projinun. nn Job Printing. Hint' Qfilea, CHRISTMAS SILVER WARE. Coffee Spoons $7.50 to $12.50 dz; Tea Spoons $8.50 to $12.50 dz; Soup Spoons $20.00 to $32.50 dz; Forks $19.50 to $26.50 d; Sugar Shells $1.25 to $3.50; Cold Meat Forks $2.25 to $5.00; Cream Ladles $1.50 to $3.50 Pickle Forks $1.?5 to $2.75; Olive Spoons $1.25 to $2.75; Pie Knives $3.00 to $6.50; Butter Knives $1.75 to $3.50; Sugar Tongs $1.25 to $2.50, etc. CUT GLASS. Olive Dishes $2.50 to $5.00. Celeries $5.00 to .$9.50; Nappies $2.50 to $12.50; Bowls $4.25 to $22.50; Sugars and Creams $5.00 to $12.50; Water Jugs $10.00 to $22.50; Colognes $2.50 to $12.50; Rose Bowls $5.00 to $13.50; Vases $4.00 to $32.50; Claret Jugs $10.00 to $26.50; Whiskey Jugs $5.00 to $10.50; Claret De canters $5.00 to $24.00; Cugar Sifters $3.50 to $5.00; Oils $3.50 to $lp.op; Tumblero $6.00 to $22.50 dz; etc. et.c. Suggestions ACCEPTABLE GIFTS Brass Letter Openers 50c to $1.50 Stands $1.25 to $7.50; Paper Clasps $1.50 to $9.50; Match Stands 50c to Boxes $2.00 to $7.50. Tantalus Sets $1 to $3.50; Calendars $1.50 to $3.75; Sets $2.50 to $18.50; Whiskey Sets $2 25c to $17.50; Brush Sets $2.C0 to $8. Pipe Racks $1.00 to $6.50; Mustache Tobacco Jars 75c to $8.50; Wall Pla $1.50; Card' Sets $3.50 to $5.00; Cigar FOR GENTLEMEN. ; Blotters $1.00 to $3.50; ink $1.25 to $3.75; Book Racks to $3.50; Cigarette and Clgat 3.50 to $65.00; Ash Trays 25o Steins 50c to $12.50; Cocktail .50 to $22.50; Shaving Mugb 50; Stein Racks $2.25 to $20; Cup and Saucer 50c to $6.50; tes (Nat'l Emblems) 50c. to Lighters $1.50 to $3.75. BRASS ARTICLES. Some bf the prettiest goods are made of Brass: Vases $2.50 to $12.50; Tea Kettles $2.75 to $12.50; Trays $2.25 to $3.50; Wine Coolers $3.50; Calendars $1.50; Desk Articles 50s. to $3.50; Cigarette Boxes $2.25 to $5.00; Tobacco Jars, $3.50 to $8.50; Finger Bowls $5.50 dz; Desk Sets $5.00 to $18.50. DESK GOODS. The variety Is large. Paper Knives 50c to $2.50; Letter Op eners 50c to $1.50; Magnifying Glasses $2.50 to $3.75; Ink Stands $1.25 to $8.50 ea; Stamp Boxes $1,25 to $3.50; Calen dars $1.50 to $2.76; Paper Files 60c to $3.50; Blotters $1.00 to $3.50; Desk Clock $2.00 to $0.50. CHINA. Chocolate Sets $2.50 to $22.50; Salad Sets $2.50 to $15.00; Ser vice Plates $1.75 to $12.50 ea.; 3 pc. Tea Sets $2.25 to $22.50; Cups and Saucers 25c. to $22.50 ea; Dinner Sets $8.50 to$150.00; B. & B. Plates $3.25 to $22.50 dz. Steins $1.00 to $9.00; Jugs $2.50 to $22.50; Olive Trays Bonbons, Celeries 50c to $3.50; Fern Dishes $2.25 to $8.75; Pud ding Dishes $2.00 to $3.75; Cake Plates and Baskets 50c to $8.50 ea. COPPER GOODS. Most unique and practical ar ticles are now manufactured of copper: Tea Service $12.50 to $22.50; Five O'clock Kettles $2.70 to $12.50; Coffee Percola tors $7.50 to $10.00; Wine Cool ers $3.50 to $6.00. Trays $1.D5 to $3.50; Bread or Cake Bas kets $2.75 to $5.00; Smoking Sets $3.50 to $12.50; Tantalus Sets $12.50 to $35.00; and many others too numerous to mention. ITALIAN MARBLE8, $5.00 TO $112.50, ART POTTERY, 50c TO $65.00. M. M. DIMOND 3t CO.